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Ct)e Chicago (ffaglt WVKMWKD ZTXAT tATXTBDAT -T- HENRY F. DONOVAN. Am Independent Political Newspaper Fearles and TruthfuL INSCRIPTION RATES, $2:00 PER YEAR. Addrtte all communication to HENRY F. DONOVAN, Editor and Proprietor. ?, w, VI and M S. Jer?cron Strcet. atered at the Pottoffle at CstMfo, 111.. at aecond-claM matter. Largest weekly circu lation in lie city and county of any paper THE SPRING ELECTION. The result or the elections Just held In tho different towns and wards of tho city Is, under tho circum stances, fairly satisfactory from every point of view. While neither party can lay claims to victory, good men as a rule have been elected to office. That the Democrats made as good a showing as they did was to have been expected, as Chicago is normally overwhelmingly Demo cratic. Some political observers profess to be surprised at it, however, the cause of their astonishment bolng based upon the general tide of Republican victory now rising throughout the country. Chicago, however, has demon strated before now that even under the most adverse circumstances she is and can be counted upon always to be safely Democratic. ,"Vhllo the Republicans have increased their majority In the City Council, that should not be taken as any indica tion of the prevailing trend of politi cal opinion, for the wards in which the gains were made aro not wards that have in the past been strictly Democratic by safe majorities. There is, nevertheless, one fact that the two last o'cctlons should teach tho Democratic managers, and that is that it will require unceasing vigilance, attention nnd real hard work to make np between now and next election the inroads that have been made on the Democratic ma jority in Chicago. Tho fall election is approaching nnd the campaign will be opened by the llepubllcans In a few days. Thoro Is no necessity for consternation on tho part of Dom o:ratlc leaders, but there should bo no apathy. Tho pirty leaden should bo up and doing if Cook county Is to bo carried next fall. Time was when Chicago's enormous Democratic majority made all Cook County safely Democratic, but that time has, for the present, at least, apparently passed. Tho leav ening intluence of the Republican county towns will be felt after tho count of tho votes parses outside tho city limits and felt sorely. It will take the liveliest kind of a campaign to win the county offices for Demo cratic candidates next fall. PUT THE BLAME WHERE IT BE LONGS. Unreasoning and chronic party kickers in seeking out some means of explaining tho defeat of tho West Town Republican ticket, arc now en deavoring to throw the blamo upon tho shoulders of the old-time leaders, who In tho p.i-t wero Invariably suc cessful. To say that any blamo should bo attached to such men as Henry L. Hertz, Joseph Rldwlll and William Lorlmer, Is to say that which Is untrue, for no could work more loyally, fully and persistently In men faith- any caiiio than they did olectlou of tho We&t Town for the Hcpubll- can ticket Rut It snouiti no remem bered that tho Republican leaders have always admitted tho West Town to bo "hopelessly Democratic." When ever the Jtepubllcanswon out in that division of tho city, and It hu- been wjldom, It was under exceptional cir cumstances. This time the circum stances were all In favor of the Democratic ticket. James L. Mon aghan, the Republican nomi nee for Assessor, proved himself a niMeu in Chicago. strong and insular candidate, but ho could not stand up against the mi reasonable opposition of certain clique within his own party lines. The Democrats were united and liar monloiw, the Republicans In certain sections of the West Town, particu larly In the Eleventh and Twcl.'th Wards, were divided and quarreling among themselves. The result was Inevitable. POWERS AND MAHONEY. That Aldermen Mahoncy nnd Tow ers should win out In tho sister wards, the Eighteenth and Nine teenth, caused no surprise, as there never was any doubt about tho mat ter from the first. Of coutsc the howling dervishes who turn their pul pits Into political rostrums to make capital and pelf for themselves and thclf churches, the goDd nnd godly people of the Civic Federation and Christian Citizens' movement, and tho would-be political dictators of a section of the dally press had to in clude the names of these two respect able nnd honored citizens In their black lists, and demand their defeat and retirement from politics. The voters of the Eighteenth and Nine teenth wards wero so deeply moved and hugely Influenced by the at tacks, denunciations, and hys terical demands of the good and holy people that they elected both gentlemen by Increased ma jorities, Mr. Mahoney receiving tho largest plurality-over given a candi date In the Eighteenth. The taxpayers and voters of tho Eighteenth and Nineteenth Wards know what Is good for them. They are not slow to understand and ap preciate good and faithful representa tion of themselves nnd their Inter ests, nnd this thoyhavc had from the two gentlemen who have for so long represented In tho Council the two great West Side wards. REPUBLICANS CONTROL THE CITY COUNCIL The City Council Is now over whelmingly Republican, as a result of the late election, its membership consisting of forty-two Republicans and twenty-six Democrats. The Council will probably organize us it did last year, for tho last Council was also Republican, though not by such u heavy majority as thi present body. Alderman Madden no doubt will bo reappointed Chairman of tho Finance Committee, and possibly may also he appointed to tho honorary position occupied by Mr. George D. Swift, namely presiding officer of tho Council. Thoro has never been a moro capable leader of tho Council than Aid. Madden, as Chairman of tho Finance Committee, has proven himself. Ho has con served the best Interests of tho city and tho public funds, and has suc cessfully administered tho finances of the taxpayers ucdor extraordinarily adverse circumstances. The other committees will also probably bo or ganized along existing lines. It is understood that I. N. Powell, the present popular ana efficient ser-geant-at-arms, will be reappointed. THE FIR8T WARD FIGHT. Tho re-e'cctlon of Aid. John J. Coughlin over William Skukel and J. Irving Pearco is a triumph for true Democracy and a strong vindication of Mr. Coughlln's public career as u member of tho City Council. For no good reason Mr. Coughlln's character has been assailed by tin public press and through other agencies. Ho has been vilified as "aboodler,"an Incom petent and Incapable representative of his constituents. How much tho pub lic Is Influenced by the calumnies and biased criticisms of a biased, unfair, or partisan press, can bo Judged from tho fact thut tho vote for Alderman Coughlin was almost double that of Mr. Pearco, who ran second. Of courso no ono expected Mr. Pearco to bo elected, as tho gentleman In ques tion knows too much about and has been too long engrossed In running a hostlcry, to understand very much about practical politics. Hut that Alderman Coughlin should have won out by such an overwhelming ma jority, in the faco of all tho opposi tion to him, Is certainly a surprlso and a matter for self-congratulation on the part of tho popular representa tive from tho First. WEST 81 DE DEMOCRATS HAPPY. Tiik Eaot.e congratulates tho pco plo and voters of tho West Town upon the maKnlflccntDemocratlc vic tory of last Tuesday. Tho West Town Democratic ticket was wisely chosen and tho campaign was ably conducted. Tho nominees wero all exceptionally popular, but tho popu larity of tho head of the ticket Mortimer Scanlun was llttlo short of phenomenal. Mr. Scanlan ran away ahead of his ticket everywhere, and oven In tho Eighteenth and Nineteenth Wards led such old-time Democratic wheel horses a Aldermen Mahoncy and Powers. All of tho can dldates wero elected by safo majorities, but Scanlan was sov oral hundred votes ahead of tho next highest man on tho ticket. Tiik Kaoi.k has full conlldcncc that Mr. .Scanlan and his colleagues will make honest and faithful town officers, and that fair and Just assessments and taxation will uiaik their administra tion of affairs In the West Tom REPUBLICANS ARE RESPONSIBLE Major Hopkins hit the nail on the head when lie said day after election that the character of tho legislation that would be enacted by the present Council would be tho best proof of whether or not the political complex ion of a municipal body really count ed for anything. "The people," said his Hono-, "evidently believe the Re publican the more honest nnd capa ble, else would not have forty-two Republicans out of a body of sixty eight members." Now If the pcoplo were right in their supposition It wilt be demon stratnd beyond all doabt, for the Re publicans will have everything their own way in llu Council now. "Hut do you expect the Republican Council to support jou?" wasi.sked. "There won't be any need to support mojlf these gentlemen ac all that tho Re publican press claims them to be," was tho prompt reply, "if," con tinued the Mayor, "tho Republican Count 11 is honest and straight there won't bo any necessity for Mayor's vetoes." The Mayor is right. The Republi can Council will have to hear the full responsibility for tho next year's municipal legislation. GOOD MEN BEATEN. Henry C. Ilnrtllng, tho Democratic candidate for As:esso.4 In tho North Town, made a gallant fight under great disabilities. He had In the llrst placo a heavy Republican major ity to overcome, and a mo.t popular antagonist as well as a shrewd and strong campaigner to run against. In addition to this, he had to face the unreasoning opposition of ono of his own party organs. Under the cir cumstances he made a good race. Tho defeat of Henry Ebertshacuscr In tho Twentieth Ward Is ono of the most regrettable Incidents of the campaign. Mr. Ebcttshacuscr, who, by tho way, made a splendid race, would have made un Ideal represen tative of the ward, and the voters of tho Twentieth do not appreciate what they have lost In rejecting his ser vices. However, a rebuff on a first experiment has never daunted u true politician, and it Is safo to predict that ere long Mr. Ebertshacuscr will be heard from again In tho Twen tieth Ward. MIX-UP IN THE SOUTH TOWN. The result of the election in tho South Town has been somewhat sur prising. Of course, Democratic as well as Republican politicians know and acknowledged the fact that Henry Rest was a strong candidate, but the popularity of Aid. Henry Stuckart, his opponent, was also well known and admitted. Stuckart has always been a wlnuer slnco ho entered politics, and it was expected ho would run away ahead of his tlckot. Instead of that, Mr. Stuckart was beaten, while tho balance of tho South Town Democratic ticket was elected This is Just whore the surprise comes in. Tho newspaper attacks directed against Alderman Stuckart would naturally bo supposed to also hit the ticket of which ho was tho head. That Mr. Stuckart'scolloagucsdld not sulfor points to tl.e conclusion that it was not tho newspaper attacks that defeated tho gentleman named. It looks to a disinterested observer ns If tlicro was somo defection In tho Dem ocratic ranks on tho South Side elec tion day. AT THE WAUBANSEE CLUB. Gen. Rlack spoke with considera ble cloquonco In outlining his views as a candidate for United Stntos Senator. This ono quotation from his speech Is worth something ns tho uttcrnnco of a tarltl reformer at n tlruo when tho ciuso of tariff reform seems temporarily under a cloud: "Tho makers of tho McKlnloy law forgot that which tho American Democracy holds to bo self-evident truth that before tho fortunes of tho fow can bo accumulated, under tho processes of unequal law, thoy must be taken from tho wholo peo ple, and that such taking for any pur pose other than tho support of tho Government Is robbery." The saying Is old, but It carries a lesson to timid Democrats through tho country who aro dodging at tho very time when an uncompromising front Is tho ono thing that will in sure victory. Rad as the present circumstances aro, Gen. Rlack need not hcsltato to go to tho Stato on such a platform. It is many months to election day, and tho truth is not easily suppressed all the time. MAKE-UP OF COUNCIL TEES. COMMIT- Now that election has changed tho personnel of tho council that will servo for tho next year, the aldermen find much to gossip about In what manner committeeships would bo made up nnd other matters of simi lar Import to the local statesmen. The new council will have forty two Republicans and twenty-six Democrat. This glvos the make-up of nil standing committees to the Republicans, the same as last year. The Republicans will ntso have the naming of the scrgeant-nt-arms of the council. jsaac rs. rowcll, tho present ser-gennt-at-arms, was defeated Tuesday for the Supervlsorshlp of tho South Town, and will be a candidate for his present place before tho new Council. As he has now no opposition he will probably bo re-elected. For Chair man of the Fin nice Committee, the most Important chairmanship In the council, Aid. Madden, the present In cumbent, will be chosen. As leader of the Republicans in the Council Mr. Maddcn's ability has been recog nized by tho now membors, nnd it is said that when the llepubllcans go Into caucus for slate-making at least thirty will back Mr. Madden for Chairman of tho Flnanco Committee. CHICAGO HEIGHTS, lhc Chicago Heights Laud Asso ciation has awarded a contract to G. H. Fuller for tin construction of eighteen miles of sldownlk, work to b gln at once. Activity In tho build ing lino has already set Innt'Chlengo Holghts. Several cottages , are In course of construction, 'which will cost about $2,000 each. W. E. Cane dy, President of tho Cnncdy-Otto Manufacturing Company, has award ed a contract for the construction of a modern residence, to be lo:atcd at the corner of Muln and Aberdeen streets, nnd will cost about 90,000. During the past week a large number of lots were sold, and the present Indi cations arc that Chicago Heights will keep pace with her former good rec ord, during 1 804'. Several large plants are negotiating with the Chi cago Heights Land Assoclat'on for tho removal of their factories. Tho Michigan Ccntrul Hallway Company have completed arrange ments for the construction of side tracks to Charles P. Parish & Co. 'a factory, which will enable them to make connections with the Chicago Heights Holt Lino system. Tho Inland Steel Company, located between the Michigan Central Rail way, the Chicago and Eastern Illi nois Railway, and tho Elgin, Jo! let and Eastern Railway, is running In full blast, and the managers state that they have every reason to look forward to a very prosperous season. This company manufactures steel specialties such as nro used In tho manufacture .of agricultural Imple ments, plow points, harrow teeth, plow beams nnd various other' shapes and angles. Thoy have been In busi ness for thirty years. A wiuTKii in the Christian Regis ter says that the great Witwatersrand reef in Africa, from which the bulk of tho gold Is extracted, is 117 miles long, and that the ore Is richer at a depth of 1,200 feet than at tho sur face. The expectation is that when a depth of ',500 to 1,700 feet Is reached the deposits of tho precious metal will be found to be on u nearly level plane. The gold claims are grouped together In lots of twenty or more and worked by companies. Johannesburg, a elty of 40,000 Euro pean inhabitants, has spung up there us if by magic. It has its 'churches, theaters, club-houses, schools, libra ries, and a stock exchange which, In architectural beauty, will romparo favorably wlfi anything in Now York City. This would seem to bo only n beginning. Gold mining In that region Is In Its Infancy, and un doubtedly tho operations now being extended will cro long aid enormously to tho present annual productlou'of gold, that for the wholo world being estimated for Inst year at not less than 150 millions. It begins to look as if the longer tho silver men stand In their own light by insisting on tholr product being rated at moro than doublo Its actual vuluo tho moro will they reduco their chances of ob taining the desired recognition for tho white metal on any terms. It will take but a fow years moro at the present rato of increase In tho pro duction to give tho world all tho gold that profitably can bo used for money, except for subsidiary purposes. Tiieuk is trouble ahead for tho musical critics. Don Fernando Diaz do Mendoza, a grandee of 'Spain, is about to adopt tho stago as a profes sion. Don Fernando, etc., is not only as blue-blooded as a dog-show cham pion, hut ho is extremely sensitive to criticism. Ho shoots with both hands and upon tho slightest provocation. A hint that he Hatted on high C or that ho parted company with tho key at any time during the performance of nn opera would be sufficient to send Don Fernando around tho news paper offices with a pair of six-shooters and a belt full of cartridges. It Is somewhat reassuring to know, howovor, that ho Is not a particular ly accurato marksman, huving shot at his antagonist In his latest duel twenty-two times without scoring a hit Unless ho improves in this re spect ho could not hope to meet the American critics on equal terms. Most of these gentlemen delight In feats of broil and battle, and If Don Fernando wero to go blazing away a doen of times without hitting his man ho would find himself slatted over the head with "Hullah's History or Modern Music," or the libretto or the Gottcrdncmmcrung, cither of which would be likely to produce Im mediately fatal results. He will have to practice In n shooting gallery be fore he can hopo to Intimidate tho Independent press of this giant young Republic of the West. Tiik whalo fishery was at one time an enormous Industry In the United Stntcs. It reached Its height In 1854, when (102 ships and barks, twenty-eight brigs nnd thirty-eight schooners, with a total tonnage of 208,300, wero engaged in It. Ry 1870 the fleet had dwindled dov,n to Kill vessels, and It Is doubtful If fifty nrj now nt sea. Tho introduction of kerosene and tho Increasing scarcity of whales seem to be tho causes of this decline. Some remarkable voy ages were made In the old days. The Pioneer, of New London, sailed In June, 1804,. for Davis Strait nnd Hudson's Hay, returning in Septem ber, 1805, with 1,301 barrels or oil and 22,050 pounds of hone, valued nt 150,000. In 1847, the Envoy, of New Hedford, was sold to bo broken up, but her purchaser refitted her and sho made a voyngo worth 132, 400. On the other hand a vessel made a five years' voyage, and on her return tho captain's lay was only $$5. But, as tho Nantucket captain, whose vessel returned from a three years' voyage as clean as sho 'went, out, re marked: "She ain't got a bar'l o' ile, .but she's had a mighty fine sail." Tiik production of wheat In Ar gentina Is Increasing at n rate that astonishes the statisticians. The area seeded to tho grain has more than doubled In the last three years, tho collapse of tho speculative boom having wonderfully stimulated agri culture. Tho area sown to wheat last year was o, 100,000 acres, against 2,800,000 in 1800 and only 400,000 in 1880. An exchange tells of one farm In tho province of ltucnos Ayrcs on which 00,000 ncrcs of wheat were grown last year. This Is more than doublo the area of the celebrated Dairy mplo farm in North Dakota, and it is being cultivated by an Ital ian who went there as nn assisted' emigrant Some of tho English trade papers have referred to tho increas ing competition of Argentine wheat as one of the causes of the very low prices now being paid for our grain on the eastern side of tho Atlantic, and anticipate a much bigger com petition In tho near future. Thoy seem to think that this and other cources of supply may be counted on as assuring very cheap bread to the tollers in the United Kingdom for ull time to come. Rev. Thomas Dixon, Jit., Is u New York clergyman who has evidently been west of Huffalo. At all events he has a clearly defined Idea of the greatness and tho resources or the West Ho realizes that tho narrow ness nnd the sclf-satisfactlnn of tho East are a menace to tho nation. Speaking on this themo Sunday night ho said: "We of tho East do not un derstand 'the West Our Ideas of that section and its people are crude and puerile beyond understanding. Kansas and Iowa are as much ahead of Now York in average intelligence as tho slums of this city are beneath tho dwellers in the green fields of New England. Tho East Is manifest ly unfair to tho West In over) thing that emanates from that section. Wo are narrow-minded and provincial. We have failed to meet the questions of the day with the same broad view that has been shown by tho West" Ho uevcr spoko truer .words In his life, but his volco Is as or ono crying In tho wilderness. Tho troglodytes havo wrapped their heads in skins and do not hear him. TiiKRrltlsh Parliament is to bo asked to pass a bill which might well bo Introduced iu our own Stato Leg islatures. It forbids the placing of advertisements on rocks, trees, sen beaches and other natural objects whoso beauty may bo thereby do faced. The advertising mania in this country has been carried to dis graceful and exasperating lengths. No spot Is sacred to tho vandal with the brush and pulut pot. In tho Adlrondncks, along tho Hudson, among tho Rocky Mountains, In tho Yoscmite, wherever a foothold can bahad, tho beauties of nature aro defaced with glaring invitations to buy pills, liver pads, stovo tollsh, gluo and cigarettes. Tho faco of na ture is made a billboard that venders of patent mcdiclno and other mer chandise may advertiso tholr wares. Tho English nro to l.o commended for putting u stop to this kind of desecration. Our own legislators may got around to it If thoy can over sparo tho time from talking politics and sandbagging the railroads. Tub population or Russia at tho beginning or this year numbered about 124,000,000 souls. Thcso nro distributed in tho following manner: In tho fifty governments of Russia In Europo thoro aro about 80,000,000 inhabitants; in tho Vistula country, 8,000,000; In tho Caucasus, 8,000,000; In Siberia, 4,750,000; in Asia, 0,100, 000; and in Finland, 2,380,000. Tho Russian army in tlmo of peace num bers about 820,000 men, which, com pared to tho population isbutUMuall number. Other countries, such as Germany and Franco, havo already moro than ono per cent, of tholr pop ulations permanently with the colors. Should tho Czar chooso to follow tho example of other European powers, ho would bo in command or by fur the largest number of mon, under ono sovereign, in tho world. When tho guillotine struck oil the head of Yalllant it gave tho only I Justice and civilization havo ror tho cowardly crlmo which ho committed. His cowardly nnd murderous act In throwing a bomb Into tho Chamber of Deputies cannot be measured by Its Immediate effect It was casting defiance into tho teeth or tho law nnd proclaiming that the anarchist's cry of "death to society" was no Idle threat. There Is ho temporizing with such bloodthirsty enemies or .society. There Is no safety save in rendering them harmless. They strlko nt tho very heart of our civilization and tho Instinct of self-preservation demands their suppression. When they attempt to put tncir accursed creed in opera tion tho most drastic measures em ployed against them are nono too severe. Toleration- is' wasted upon them and even in this country swift punishment should bo substituted for the mistaken mercy which pleads for clemency .and grants pardons. The advance of surgery can furulsh fow more singular illustrations 'than Is supplied by an operation in one of tho London hospitals, whereby the breast of a blackbird was fastened to a woman's face as a substitute for her nose, which had bcon so damaged that it had to-bq romoved. Tho woman, who had Wen a. housemaid In a hotel, had been struck in tho faco by a de scending lift, which caused the in Jury that led to the operation. ,The operation has proved perfectly suc cessful, with every appearance of the woman being provided with a useful nasal appendage, though how it will perform Its functions when the cure Is complete remains to be scon. Engineers aro as prone to color blindness as the rest of humanity, and signal lamps arc nB apt to break as any other kind of lamp. There fore, one of tho French railway com panies Is conducting a number or ex periments with a view to abolishing colored signals altogether. The semaphore arm will bo or tremen dously tough glass, and will be il luminated by a powerful incandes cent lamp placed near tho pivot on which the arm swings. When the signal Is nt danger, tho light will shine straight ahead; when it Is "pulled off," tho rays will bo In clined, bo as to still render the arm visible to tho driver. The anarchists or Europo seem at present quite as much in danger from their bombs as are tho monuments and pcoplo against whom their ter rors are directed. Tho villain who tried to destroy tho beautiful Church of tho Madeleine In Paris was blown up by his own bomb, when It was struck by a door which swung back nrtor he hud pushed it open. That door will certainly become famous in tho legonds of tho church, as time rolls on. Only tho other day Haurdln, the anarchist, was killed by the bomb with which ho was about to destroy Greenwich Observatory. Tho ene mies of society will not bo encour aged by these nccldcnts. Tub water of Niagara Falls is to drive canalboats between Huffalo und Albany. At first sight this scorns quite a trick, but when you get tho connecting link you ask why they didn't do it before Tho fact Is you were off your trolley. Tho original power Is to como from tho Falls, tho Cataract Electric Company being tho agent It is from tho mighty dyna mos of this new concern that tho wires of tho Erio Canal boats aro to get tho power that Is to retire tho mulo as a hallowed and pictures juo memory. Speaking of monopolies, as one does sometimes, that power company has a fifty-year cinch. A iiiooeh enemy to fire than water has mado its appearance. It is bot tled up In a shoot-Iron cylinder about a root and a hair long, und comes out In a thin stream ror six or seven min utes consecutively. Tho inventor, who Is a Frenchman, to provo tho efficacy or his tool, filled a big box with tar, poured on kcrosono oil, and sot it alight After It had burned furiously for somo time, tho contents of tho extinguisher (tho constituents or which aro known only to tho In ventor) wero directed against tho flamos, which quietly wont out In less than a minute. At Soattlo, recently, tho Oregon Improvement Company wanted forty mon, at $2 a day, to repair u wash out Tho superintendent picked a number of men about tho City Mis sion und other charitable Institu tions, and they agreed to bo at tho dopot in tlmo to go on tho train. Whnu traln-tlino enmo ho found only soven men on hand out of his forty "unemployed," and thoy proved so worthless that they wero discharged after u day or two. And this whllo thousands of men aro roaming tho country In search of work. Ex-Editou Stkad has returned to London and tells tho pooplo there that Chicago Is about tho wickedest city In tho world outsldo of Hus-ia. Wo would never know how badly wo aro off in this country If an occa sional crank did not como over from tho othor sldo to wrlto u book and replenish his exchequer, Is tho face of tho absolutely stu poudous number or pictures which represent Queen Victoria on any and ovory domestic occasion with her crown on, it Is rather curious to learn that sho has not, as a matter or fact, worn It moro than twenty times during her wholo roign. The Chicago stonecutter who died whllo at work carving an Inscription on a gravestono may be said to havo fulfilled all tho obligations and all the proprieties of his calling. HERE THEY ARE. Following are tho candidate spoken or ror various offices to date: For Congress. first district. Democrat. Republican. Francis W. Walker. Joel M. Longcnecker. J. Frank Atcfrlch. Arthur Dixon. KECOSD DISTRICT. Clayton K. Crafts. W. J, Campbell. John McCarthy. Farlln . hall. J. C. Ptlce. Lorln C. Collins. C. 8. Deneen. Chas. W. Partridge. Dr. Mann. .THIRD DISTRICT. Lawrence E. Meoann. Marons Pollaaky. M Juuifiii meruit;!. T. K. nyan. Joseph K. nidwlll. Thomas cusack. liobcrt L. Martin. Joseph P. Mahonay James 1j. Campbell. A. II. Klllott. . Willis Jackson. Thomas oallagher. J. C. McBhane. . .. WH DISTRICT. Edward T. Noonan. Frank ttlddle. A. (!. Dnrbtrow. Vf, D. Kent. E. 8. Cummlngs. SIXTH DISTRICT. Albert Phelam George B. WllllU. Julius Ooldiler. William Vocke. AoW Tripp. Oodfrey Langhenry. C. W. Kohrbcck. ...... "'KTH DISTRICT. Frank 8. Peabody. Charles O. Neeley. Wm. Trumbull. Henry L. Hern, Mutln O. Be ton. Sheriff. Democrat. Republican. Aug. Lenten. Christopher Mamer. Hoger C. Hulllvan, Bamuel II. Raymond, lleorge Kdmanson. James A. Hexton. John C. Hchubert. J, 11. II. Van Cleave. Charles Kern. Edwin J. Noble. Fred II Marsh. .. Joseph E. Illdwell. James II. Farrelt. Wm. T. Hall. DeWItt C. Cregler. John A. Cooke. Henry Stephens. Henry Spears. Oeo. Httuckman. Peter lluschwah. , r Henry Bteuman, County Superintendent of Hrhoot. W. W. Hpecr. Ottilia T. Rrlght. 1'rrslilent County Hoard. Marks Hwart. George Htrnckman, Thomas A. rimytb. John J. Iladcnoch. John F.rnst. P. C. Desmond. Henry Uaney. County iludite. Frank (Scales. Wm. K. Clarke, Jr. James Maher. Canute II. Matson. Austin O. Hexton. L. II. Illsbee. Joseph A. O'Donnell. Louis Klstler, I Frank W. Yonmr. i.uuib niahicr, , Farlln M. Hall. Austin A. Canavan. Peter J. F.llert. Walpole Wood. C. P.. Crulkshank. C. 8. Deneen; Charles tl. Neely. m. ii. laige. Judge Probate Court. M. R. M. Wallace. C. C. Kohleaat. w, j, Kngiisn. John 11. Parker. Alfred Cowles, Jr. Ueorgo Pass. John A. Henry. P.. 8. Cummlnga. It. IU Jampolls. Franc) a I. Burton, Francis T. Colby. Btnto Treasurer. John C. Hchubert. Charles Kern. Martin Kaerleh. Henry Wulff. Edgar Hawley. Cbaa. T. Cheny. Smith D. Atkins. Treasurer. Ernest Feeker, Jr. Wm. lloldenwcck. M. II. Madden, Win. R. Kerr. Jamea II. Gilbert. Henry Esdohr. Wm. 11. Kerr. D. II. Kochersperger. Chris Htrasshelm. County Edward 8. Dreyer. cieorge A. Weiss. Frank llrookman. P. Klolbassa. ilernharil lloeslng. Thomas Lynch, (len. It. J, Bmlth. Z. P. lirosseau. P. II. Illce. County Clerk. Emll Hoechster. 8. W. Rlderburg. John C. Hchubert. Daniel D. Healy. John O, Neumelster. Henry Esdohr. James C. Btraln. Chris Mamer. Jamea Pease. E. 11. Origin. Phil Knopf. A. O. Cooper. Probate Court Clerk. Fred. Htoll. John A. Sedgwick. It. 0. Hulllvan. Tbos. W. Hennott. R. E. Ilurke. William Lorlmer. Peter J. McUlnntss. Patrick McUratn. A. O. Cooper. P.J. Cahlll. Clerk Criminal Court. John C. Hchubert. Frank Farnham. W. V. McClure. Noyea L. Thompson. John E. Donne. Philip Knopf. Wm F, O'lleame. E. J, Magerntadt. Wm. J. O'Neill. II. Horsey Patton. Theodore Wlcderhold. Tiieiie must be somo reason for tho Increase of lawlessness In this country and most pcoplo will not Beck far to find it There Is a grow ing contempt for tho forms and the authority of law that is only too sig nificant. It dots not mean that tho people aro lacking In respect for the law, but that thoy are sick and tired of its maladministration. Tho men why lynch assassins aro in tho wrong, of course, but thoy aro not without excuse; the citizens who tear up tho tracks of marauding railroad com panies rather than Invoke tho aid of the courts aro also Justified to some oxtent. Tho lynchors know that tho assassin, if loft to tho law, will ovado Justlco for months or years and may escape It altogether. As for fighting a railroad corpoiatlon in tho courts, no man of sense dreams of such a thing nowadays. All tho tricks and devices thut can be Invonted by high salaried lawyers aro against the citi zen, und tho interminable delays and extravagant cost or litigation can bo borno only by a wealthy corporation. Justice, or thut which is now called Justlco, Is In most cases at the dis posal or tho wrongdoer. Tho victim Is forced out of court by technical ities, the delays or tho law or tho sheer weight or money. That Is why lawlessness Is spreading. Men havo no rovcrenco ror tho law which pro tects only tho lawbreakers. The height or tho absurd has bcon reached In a Connecticut city, where certain Chinamen havo boycotted a Sunday school becuuso they suspect ono or their teachers, who is tho wRo or u police sergeant, of having given testimony as to tho where abouts of tholr smoking dens. Tho spoctnelo or thcso "converted pagans" Interdicting tho institution which converted them, becauso it Inter feres Indirectly with their heathenish vices, is enough to muko Confucius cachinnate in tho tomb, andMcnclus, tho Celestial philosopher, turn over nnd roar with glco In thosllenco or tho ancestral temple! Ha vino wooden chlmnoys becauso thoy onduro better than metal, sounds rather new,, but In a numborof Maine railroad round-housos wooden smoke Jacks aro replacing tho sheet-Iron ar ticle. A smoke-Jack Is tho great run nel with flaring bottom that Is sus pended over ovory engine station In a round-houso. The smoko corrodes nnd wastes tho metal, say tho rail road men; but wood, sprinkled with sand, is enduring in fact, the smoko preserves It. Rev. Dn. Talmaoe, It Is announced, may settle down in London. Russell Sago hopes ho will stay at homo and settle up. It is a sweetly solemn thought that Richard K. Fox has decided that prize-fights cannot bo brutal.