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OELAWARE STATE JOURNAL
One
Publlnhed Every Thursduy
Republican
of by
Market strests
Si, W. Car. Firth
EVERY EVENING PUBLISHING COMFY.
longer
ixxly
President
House
for
Price » I a Year In Advance.
Wllai ngton, Thursday, May 12,1881
'•Nlar
Hart}' Re»iMm»Ii»llftjr •k*
Rente" Fraud»
i* recently set afloat to the
Hancock'» nomination
Robertson
and
cum
A story
that t»en.
•»»feet
the
largely due
lavish expenditure of money
hr Star Ro
.1
partly
ntri Luted
up
contract«».
having any knowledge of ] to the
alluded to
the matter denies it point blank, and
a wilful I the
Of course it is J
but I for
it
denounce
Walla.
Senat
»lander and falsehood,
difficult
curtain who furnished the
for any particular "boom,
the spot we
(rom close observatk
> I strengtl
large amount of J wing
York,
New
quite convinced that
furnished by S
Route
the Hancock umve
money
or others to help
ut at Cincinnati. The thing
effort
political
the start,
questionably manufactured i
hut it gr
itbegau to gather strength,and it required j party
money to promote what
garded and still regard
genuine enthusiasm as 1 of
the
the folly of j is
the
iu
it first ap- j
want nothing I cant
this Star route business | writers
That
the movement.
We printed the story
pea rod simply because
in relatiou
concealed, hurt whom it may
Democrats who have profited by I ?
think quite probable and I
i punished. I been
It is nevertheless ailly to pretend that this j
exposure affects
theother. TheCredit Mobilier, the Whisky I the
the rascality
want all such exposed
much as I those
party just
Ring and the Htar Rout« conspiracy all I
originated and flourished under Republi- I moral
administrations, aud the Republican (
party of course must Var the responsi
bility. In any other country, aud in this J the
country at any time w hen party passi
not inflamed by artificially prolonged I people
memories, such a record would be
fatal to any political party. The party I
which controlled the mlmirmitrutii
of I the
affairs is responsible for all the frauds |
aud
:alities permitted,
als perpetrating the frauds may I when
matter what J lie
the
call theiuHelves.
place
tisau
Telephoning Aero»» the Ntraita of
Another miracle of electricity has bee
wrought. By the
submarine cables telepl
of the ordinary
ionic corumunica
Still,
policy
tion has been established across the
Straits
,
of Dover between Dover,
England, aud Calais, France, a distance
it
of 26 miles. This marvel
* I
coiuplished by %e
of the telephone known
» of a modified form
8 the electro
of
j. The experiment was carried
at the busiest part of the day and the
result
Pi
perfectly! satisfactory. Not
only could wonts spoken at Dover le*
distinctly heard
lining
t'alais and vi>x n
but, as in the ca
ie of the telephonic <x
munieation overland, the voices of the
speakers
e easily
;cognized.
The
♦he
experiments
presence of Sir James Carmichael, and a
uumlnsr of scientific specialists. The in
ventor claims that, it is quite
talk across the Atlantic
to another.
■ i . :•*. I
the
is
den*
J and
r I
' I hie
that
easy to
The wonders of the telephono had pre
pared
for almost anything, hut
expected this latest development s
Whoever had told the ste
barons of
often took and retook
England, that
Calais in the mistak
effort to make Great
Britain a ('ontiuental power, that i
Nineteenth century Dover and
would h;
translatable
«th othei
«nt
messages, flashed
der the s.*a b
a
the
ing
ut a subtle, mysteri
been hooted for ids pains
day
uloua had any
that i
s agent, would have
tld»
d
uld liave been scarcely
told
i" years
tlie y»;ar 1881 audible words
should lie transmitted across the ritraits
of Dover.
Dorsey anil Delaware.
We
.«hall look with
sstigati
the
of the
? jobbery
further ligh.
uf Ki-Sunator ]
the
relations
Dorsey
will tie
Delaware politics. Dorsey it
lembered enthusiastically com
plimented the honesty of s
of the
Republics
politicians of this ritate lor
turning a «nui of money which arrived
too late for
iu buying
Every Kve.ni.no right after the election
?s, while
interesting telegrams which
I a certain Re
publican ex-Congressman of this State
showing how lively an interest Dorsey
took in our affairs.
passed between Dorsey
or uounw war; una wliu really kliowa]
anything about this specimen of the
order of carpet hag senators knows that
he iu a scoundrel, lie "heat" his way
through Europe, leaving behind him a
trail of unpaid hoteljbills, and though it is
understood that lie is rich wh sup
suspect
is
pose that even his friends do
him of having acquired his ineans i
honorable way. He carried Indiana by
bribery and corruption and lie doubtless
had a large hand in doing the same in N
York. His hand was also shown plainly
i direction in Delawar*? and
a,i y !
I
iu the s
hence we have a peculiar interest ii
fellow we have never had before.
the
If tlie Board of Port Wardei
of tlie
••ity of Philadelphia chooses to he ugly
about the matter we supj>one the pilot
difficulty will be settle«! in this wise
The l*oard will have to established a pilot
station at say the bindenhall Club House,
Marcus H*»»k, and the pilots licensed
the vessels at the
by it o
hand« of the Delaware pilots, who will
certainly take them that far if this
? here
matter is left to State authority and there
is a conflict. P
ylvania has
authority iu »he lower part, of
and bay than N'*?w York has.
more
Delaware
I
sally feared, I
not enough
The New York Herald is
it seems, for fear there
Republic
Court to make the fruit»
As every
cept Judge Field ia a Republic
.?«, having 1
Lincoln, it seems that what the Herald
the bench of the Supreme
f the
the beuch
secure.
, and he I
appointed by
needs to satisfy it is tiome way of running
off the liench every Judge who (jho
symptoms of refusing to regulate his judi
cial action by the exigencies of party
politics.
A long suffering public is called upon
to endure another six «lays' walking
match. The fact that these things
always occur in New York
encouraging, as it seems
aggregation of Americans nmuticriug
less than a million is capable of turning
out enough fools to give
a j.ay ing patronage.
1
is rather
indicate that
•Ii exhibitions
Friends of tlie Laud League iu Dubliu
excited by Cardinal Manning's order
torhiddiug to tlie League the use of any
halls of Catholic clubs
the assembly
rooms of the Total Abstinence Society of
the League of the Cross.
Grier of Pennsylvania,tlie original Gar- |
fluid
, is still unprovided for,his
ination for Third Assistant Postmaster-1
General having been withdrawn l»y the I
Mr. Grier's déclin- J
President Monday
ing the office.
Tke MmmU Thrown Off.
One phase of thia wrangle among the
the New York
Mr.
made
Republican leaders
appointment» ought not to l»e lost sight
of by any intelligent person. There is
dent
M
l,v
longer any pretence to any o
ixxly f<
President had
The
the public interests.
thought of bettering the
management of the New Tiork Custom
House by substituting Judge Roberts
for Collector Merritt,
found
it.
some
Mr.
York,
• claims
for Judge
a place
peculiar fitness
■b
for
Robertson
and
cum bent ir
charges that the present in
a fairly good officer, quite
On the other hand
in
the average.
pretence that the (jppositi
up
treaty
at
] to the chauge, led by Mr. Conkling, is
him
ling
iideratiou of its effect on
The mask ha-s boon
both sides, and we
I the public interests.
J completely dropped
the President pressing a change
I for political reasons only designed
and build up theanti-Conkling
New
cans
th»*
> I strengtl
J wing of the Republic
York, and Senator Conkling and L»'
New York assistant Senators fie'
„iitiug the
for
effort with bittern««:
qually potent
political reasons and » „| Hy in thtJ illter# . at
continued control of their
s
that
very
for
M
He
the
ings
j party organization in their
1 of their
State, aud
caucus
the division amongst Senators in
of j is according to their individual interests
iu the matter.
j Considering the enormous amount of
I cant indulged in by many speakers aud
| writers about Mr. Garfield's devotion
improve.! civil service and his dispo
sid
by I ?
I eratious to the public interests, there has
I been a remarkable frankness about this
j throwing aside of the mask. Of cours«?
I the lacts have always known that Mr.
to subordinate
as I those who have really w anted to know
all I »Jarfield Is a
I moral courage from whom
( formance a.« certain
utterly lacking
only
■h per
dormers pr^tHuded
expect of him could tie looked for. In
J the fare of absolute proof that he w
he
the
w
mteyritif the American
I people made him their President.
be
of sense ami information who had
I juggled with his
conscience during
of I the campaign so a.- to lie able to think he
Mr. »»arlield's integrity, knew
Iteeli fooling himself
given the chief
eral
his
| believed
L.
I when Blaine
J lie
had
place iu the
nobody who kn
imagined that there
liuation of personal ambitious
tisau interest»
cabinet. Since then
anything at all lias
lie any sul*
He
give
of
considerations of
public welfare by this administration.
Still, it has for so long a time been the
policy of the Republiea
The
ut
the
leader.«
put
, however luosely, the moral mask, that
it is a little surprising that the fight for
Ivantag»? lia«
.'calment
* I patronage and factional
riel
of it« object.
But, though the
a bit lietter than thus
with
little <•
the
the
Not
le*
d
accumulated
,f
for
It
treachery and deceit by Mr. Garfield U
lining produced by Mr. »Ymkling'nfrieud«.
position that the sym
pathy of disinterested men should go with
this e*
the
The
♦he President ii
a
in
the
is struggling t ( . maintain what
be th- constitutional right-. ;
rogativer *>f his office. The |'r*?,i
den* ha« the appointing jh.w**
J and it does nut belong '
Uuque-tiunally the right,
reject Mongs the Senate. Equally
r I unquestionably it. would be but reason a
' I hie
that a persou Wi
confirmât i
flier e
to
\m
» .l't
pre
lx?
expect that wh»
i ited ii
« unfit f*j
vas appointed,
i would b
both Senators
the déclaratif
tim office to
•1 that hi«
yiiinsl tin /nit'lir
rs should
But tin- i»
of
Great
interest», the
.tlo
accept their d.-daratiou.
a vastly differ-t
thing from permitting
the two Senators from a State t"
prevent the confirmation
because they do not lik** them or prefer
that others shall be appointed. Iie*?ogniz
ing then that no motives worthy ot
.Senator Conkling in tin* present *•
•vertheless believe the
have
tld»
■n -.imply
words
the I'rcsidei
iroversy,
Preside
longs to l.iui
the letter
is exercising pow-r which be
tiie spirit ;
the
Well
I-on-tit h ti«.
ligh.
] wllU - Mr - Conklin* is lighting for tin.
uiairit-naii'H
it
com
tially antagouistii
the constitutional
idea
sjsnisibility of th
the
tive lor the /».■ •■•*i/i*7 ol the Administra
lor
arrived
Briefly,
e wish Mr. Garfield
•••»», not because he deserves
while
iis constitutional right.
which
Salem, Massachusetts,
the birth plao
ich ha»
numerous electrical
inventions, specially plumes itseli upon
its system of lighting aud extinguishing
, trmt , aulp9 by „f e t,,,.tri..ity.
Tlie system has
want of the city since September last, and
pronounced in «very way successful,
under ground from
generator tu
these lamps
•arly Jim lamps and all
instantaneously lighted
«I extinguished by ;
Gas is saved I
this means, since by the
ordinary mode of lighting many *>f tin*
lamps must be lighted an hour or more
before «lark that the lamp lighter« may
finish their rounds before nigl
, the ialsir of s*?veral lamp
lighters i.«. «iispensed with at a saving of
Tlie generators run but a
few minuten morning and eveniiig to light
and extinguish the lamps and the rest *»f
the «lay the wires are used for fir.- alarm
purpose». The wliole arratigeiue
forth at length by the ''al
I Hal*-in is specially anxious
« should imitate
Tl.
arly #1,7»*»'.
of
April 22d,
that "tl"
advantages claimed for ii
• il would do
It the system ha«
all tb
"
to look into the
the lire al;
wheth*
H Im illt to b«i
*• a double purpor,**.
telegraph
ot be
made t<.
The Pbila.lclj.hi
*Hannint <*V"r »lie preval
IVess i>
playing th«?
hav** begun
Wilmington. Ii
gilt
c Mie disease
eh
«»jouer
Teasing
•e rapidly some week-ago tb;
. Itl
at pres
y tim« ej.idemic
*, but
unusual number of » a*.*
Tlie reasotl the
d with r*
Uiat the
is always the *•»
miniMphi
»■/,
have bad
in Wilmington,
criminal
.»»ter ban b
lid*?r
flghlHjrhoods which
furnish subj
the attorney general
small-pox abounds.
for tin? g rami jury a ml
those mi which
c
It ca
out in a suit against ('
J. Vanderbilt, i
j,,r the recovery of #31»» du«
New York, Monday,
a diamond
pin, that, when dunned for the money
years since, the poverty stricken
•lius gave, as
ing the debt, that his yearly income was
excuBQ for not pay
but #13,000. If Cornelius had managed
t«i keep his expenses down t« #30 per day
for a few months he might easily have
paid that «lebt.
An interest in
attaches u» Mauas ses,
that of 2o
Virginia, scarcely second
years since. Tiie Rev. Mr. To«Id, Presby
terian minister of that place, is involved
iu a social scandal that has about it the
delightful elements of a pretty parish
i«»ner, long, lonely walks aud all the
other a«:compauiments that put gossips
the tip-toe of expectation.
fork Republican* Agal»»t
Conklin*.
understood to have
Mr. Conkling is
made a severe arraignment At the Presi
meeting
dent at the Republic
friendly corresiKind
represent that it produced a ""profound
the Senators who listened to
lay aud
M
"effect"
It will not, however, produce a pro
found effect
it.
the country,
constituents i
wilt
Western
Conkling'»
d Roscoe^ the Magnifiée
some day find that he has,
phrase, "hit off more than he e:
Mr.
York,
bulldoze a Republic
in attempting
President by virtue of the provisit
have made with b*'
treaty he claims
at Mentor, as a condition
. porting
s nominated
him after lie
ling papers
Senator into belief
i ork fiat»
the
• ng that the Kepuhli.
York stand by him in this
cans of Non
business
th»*
, but th*
are many indications
.v they
sciously fooling him.
The usually well informed and thor
oughly Republican New York corre
consrionsly
s pondent of the Philadelphia Laly*
that many prominent Now York Repub
licans who have hitherto contributed
largely to campaign fund« are growing
very tired of the Senate's perfu
d have signed a call quietly circulated
for a mass meeting at tlie Acadet
M ii«ie in support of the administration.
He «ay« that if Mr. Conkling could see
the name« attached to that call his feel
ings would l*e those of blank astonish
t, and he broadly intimates that the
of Postmaster-General James is
among them.
Why so good and honorable a
Senator Lamar should
Stanley
Matthews confirmed as a .Indice of the
Supreme Court of the United .State« we
cannot understand, yt
only meiulier
Lamar wa« the
the Senate Judiciary
ci for Matthews'
Committee who v(
firination. Matthews' friends claim that
he will he continued despite the action of
the Judiciary Committee. If«,
w ill disgrace itself hopelessly.
Mr. Fronde published ii
don papers Monday morning a gen
eral reply to th* criticisms made upon
his publishing Carlyle's "Reminiscences."
e of the
L.
He declares that the manuscript was
him with 'absolut«? discretion as t"
ill issue Mrs.
give
publication, and says he
Carlyle'« lettc
without tlo* aid of
\ whether friends
f Carlyle's
The h
dicitiv
ut Mr. Fr,
of thorough vexati.
de.
Twenty-,
and drawing« "I
.? pint
Theodor** Roussea
and J. F. Millet sold
nearly *17»'.»
»•ng the I
vas announced that Rous
Ther
whel
"Uri Maral» La
old
,f
for *
It i
lded tor the Louvre.
hat deuionstrati)
iade, if a
y, u lie!
lght for #15, »>»
\Y. II. Valid.
Lilt V.
Millet - • W;,

!
The sketch of tourist« fronting th* May
• '"H. Aw akI. i« undeniably cl.:
Mr». Tbaxter contribute» a genial poem.
•Henri
liac
» Heroism r
pi-ode of Harriet Hoamcr'».
who-*- prowess, daring mid girlish freak« tlio
neigbl>orhood of NVatert
LrnoHt Inger-oll
the HIuc Ridge.
if it might
\m
!a-t
is yet rife,
a delightful «ketch
lbe magu/iiic
lx? congratulated upon having
and Mr». Tbaxter.
"In the Nook" i
illiintration.
•h to
*.f
Prize« to tie
• offered for
the bent home g
:«. and that a
little impossible. "Story ..
Lit tle Mother. ' is concluded.
lmiruhlc.
po
•• Head drosses of Annuals' i.« the
ingenious thing in M. Ni« iioi.as for May.
Mrs. Uliphttut takes the readt.-r, w li.-tli* r
youthful or otherwise, entirely with her
that most touching episode in all history,
death of Mary Stuart. Whether wronged
wronging
that to this supre
i.thlc
IIIOIIK lit
11
: Folks ' i- quit*
laptahie.
but could Uiut' l.
I'robably
the l.aflooii f?xperi*:nci-, for tlie gc*t
tb.
ba
• old-faplm
id woes of cinid
•ertumty ol «ometiiiies wat. long
J illiciitcliable ball,
tin? upper ether. The puzzles
particularly quite heguiling.
partie
the
in the last Hi.a< kwooo "Private Secretary
becomes quite pathetic iu describing
myriad low-priced schools f
without any intention of following Squei
indeed tuikindiiess of
sisteut min.-rv is neverttieh
the inevitable conformity
*rt. a modest, per
is maintained l v
treatment t *
Hilda s patience is
credible uv.-n
her
"Did Scottish Soc
l v und charming piece of character sketch
is a jiarticiil&rly
Ing.
The life of Lord 1,'live, tbe
-, teaches that patienc
will bring success even if it be h
No life ever gave better j»r<
insignificant failure.
amusing paper gives the him
telegraphing, consisting, of course,
jKjsuible mistakes.
I he description or Vail*»
thing to being in Italy.
of j.rose poetrv and toil'he« wild flowers with
almost Shak< sjieuriiui hand.
■J'hc article upon Ureei
!
J uutiriitL!
elf*
I- of
the level
exceedingly
As a wliole the niunla r is well able ... ....
J»art that delicate, refined and peculiar «mjoy
- cut, which itH reudern have leurin d V.
upon as their imfaihng right. Leonard Scott
Publishing Company, 11 Kurclav street. New
Yoik.
The last Bunisu Qr autrui. v holds that tbe
antic of < lour go Eliot lias fallen upon
: claim this, chiefly
the bold individuality of
j is gloriously at h
Thomas Hardy. He
by reason
characters. He
scenery and with the j»i»i|»lc
thought t*» have reached :
"Re
tlie
hi« climax m tin

of the Native. '
That the Hissarlikof Dr. Kchlie
Troy of Homer is controverted with abim
That the mode
workman'' i
English Architecture.''
A discussion or the Irish qm.sti
sry possible
•al argument.
*■ Vf
considered "The l:
i'oitld
dioration »hört «if
home rule.
The eloquent and moving c*»»ay
gi 'jgatioriHlism, is altogether iu keeping with
the character of the review. It prose
f lb*' Christian Church,
glorious euiicepti
whether
»>f kindred bearing i«
pendency ami the State.
\ paper on "Sal mon Fishing "
Astounding lirions paid f*n
English hign-livnr«. Eight
per pound for the lir«l Hint comes
never less Hum half n e
efforts of the late .Mr. Burkland to make
mon I* «« Mian six pence.
\ learned disquisition takes up the Mn
sacred traditions of thn Jews.
I'he review department treats Carlyle's
"UetniiiiHceuco»" with consideration and gives
a short, but favorable, notice to one of
lajJKcs and
effective *!«••
not udajitabl* to tb«
« of human nature.
«tndv of Inde
iveaU tin
• deii-aov bv
«hillings
, and
'ii. still defv tli"
doHcph t'ook's books. Spit*'
errors he is yet regarded us
fonder of thiiigs spiritiml. Loonard See
I'uhlishing » Vinipnny. tl Bn re
York
( liiircli 4 onfercii«-*
East.
. Mu., May 8. The Baltin
Met In
annual Conference of th H A frie;
*ii«t Ej'iseojial Chlireli begs
here yesterday in Bethel church, Bi-hop
Payne presiding. Bishop Way mi
IdresH,and then left for Wilmington.
Del. Rev. J. W. Beckett,
ad
Baltimore,
was elected sec
f Ceeilton, ass
J. II. Collett, statistical sec
ary. Stand
ing committees were appointed
subjects, ami Messrs. George W. Ni. lml
1 W. G. Alexander
elected to deacon's orders. To-day Bishop
Bayne preached in Music Hall to a large
congregation.
Easton, Mn., May 9.—The conferem?«*
met at 9 a. m. to-day, Bishop Bay
siding. Religious service
by Rev.William R.Arnold. Tlie statistical
tables were « ailed and the member» paid
iu their dues. At 11 a. in. the missionary
society met and the members paid in their
collections. Rev. Mr. Aldred, pastor of
the M. E. Church i
Thompson, Col. J. C. Mullikcii
white members were introduced to tlie
conference by Bishop Bayne. At 1.30 p.
. the conference adjourned, with the
benediction by Rev. Alfred Jones, to meet
at 4 p. m., to hear a sermon by Rev, Mr.
Hutttn.
son, John 11. Welch
• pre
luded
2o
Easton, Walter 11.
FH I JE S 1t H' T EARLY MEETING.
Historical Sketch of Ike Body, and
Yesterday'» Business Proceed*
Idgl.
The
vote*
The Yearly Meeting of the Friends,
(Hicksite), commenced in Race street
meeting house, Philadelphia, Monday
morning. This assemblage is a general
gathering of those who, in the great sepa
ration of 1827, followed the lead of.
Hicks, the vigorous and able pr<
Long Island. They insist **
tiie real Quakers whe
raised up, in this, ♦* .a
cre**d, but leav*
liberty of oi* !
tions
ihev
the
the
few
ing
for
.tcher of
,iat they
George Fox
.uat they adopt
their members a large
most doctrinal «jues
they point to the fact that
ave suffered nothing by schism
,nd division since 1827—while the Ortho
dox, branch have been rent, not only into
Wilburites and Uurneyites, following
variously the views of John Wilbur and
Joseph John Gurney, hut these agaiu into
half a do/en smaller organization»—as
■e that they chose the only safe
ground on which a society ho tolerant of
individual religious opinion could take
its position. The Hicksitc Friends have
seven Yearly Meetings in all—Philadel
phia, which i» much the largest; New
York, Genesee, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois,
and Bal ti more. There are none but
New Kuglaud—
• that strait and zaal
—and the
North Carolina, sometimes
ferred to in the classification of the people
of that State, are Orthodox also.
In this regi
braces a membership of nearly 16,000.
jil lately
•1 Philadelphia in Pennsylvania—
the descendants mainly of English and
Welsh immigrants, who c
half century following P
1»;»1 —
rid
mg
was
less
eost
a
the
of
a
per
Orthodox Friends i
Whittier belongs
uus branch of »he old
Friend
tlo \ early Meeting
It embraces Friends living i
in the
I others in the adjacent portions
of New Jersey and the Delaware Penin
sula. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is, of
course, the oldest organization of Friends
iu the United States. Its* first session
Burlington. N. J., "on the 31st of
Sixth mouth. 1681," and in 1685 it began
to be held alternately at Burlington and
Philadelphia, an arrangement that was
continued until 1760, when the meetings
were fixed entirely iu the latter city,
in Monday's session, at the
•eting, a committee of four Friends
h quarter was appointed to join
the women's committee in considering the
appointment
propriety of making a
Indi;
A < oinmittee
fas appointed to settle tin*
l also a committee
i in the Discipline
•r à account,
alteratii
to '•
in regard to funerals.
At tin* women's meeting,the reports of
tin* quarterly and half yearly meetiugs
composing this yearly meeting were read.
s. of the representatives sent
Lydia H.
by the,
aunouneed.
I Chester spoke of the great
1 by the death
loss sust
f Luc
of
The epistles fr
Indiana and <>hi
read,
various testimonies Is
New Y"ik,Baltim
and discussion
ensued
tl
them against
<bac
favor of
■ a Mott,of Chicago, spoke at some
the troubles of life and the
••■•?«.« ity of coming early
By
leiigtli
"I
Lydia Prie*? suggested that this meeting
• a memorial
his
tor
the Legislature, ask
pass the bill
the people the privileg
liquor traffic.
By berry
before it giving
the
uithly
•ting having sug
g'* in the discipline, the
l to a committee.
.- refer
•d to th- ,•
ling of
to
» he rcgul:
queries and replies thereto.
Tie- Men'- M
•on.-id-red the li
the morning s
• "ii.I, third and fourth i
and the
I"-'.'' ;
He
the afternoon.
!
f the general Indian c
the seven Yearly Meeting«
last evening at
-treet. It wa- reported that House
.•ing Indian- their h
Ai.e-rica was held at 7
liac
l i
•vcralty ;
:••• simple,
tin* Senate
!a-t winter, failed to pa«s. The exectl
- committee was dire« ted to take into
in. The
■ I I" investigate the
J. Pollock,
bringing it up a
to
ap|
bv Willi;
*.f
•merly agent for tl,** Utes,
ithoiit any foiinda
for
po
tl„* .*;
•• -iioiild appoint a committee 1«.
• ai field
lc
r
ai v K i i k w
l and fuel
lia
this administra
Till. l'l\ l\St LA Ft
11 <
Strike
Mat«* im «I
Shore t «>iil*-iii|>«»rnrlew.
l.
hi
ba
s and th
i for a
It
•»* apparent -very day iu
ii. Why eaniiot om?
the lit'*
is ' Th.?r*
gh ' aj.ita 1 and
floating around i
.re thi
thi« town and vici
mgh
Th- /».„
A'«.«', AHr
•• •••litorial
per
l v
The following is
any good
especially
t *
o,why .
tlio-'- "I the Methodist
her
denomination,
first place.
In tlo
that
intelligence,
-. and with
it hoi
with
eill|i.*rs that lce.-j) the
are tol«l that
boiild adopt the ministry a« a j»ro
th«*j
I
the
.. th.
rid tl,"i
of
f great piety."
ocording to the S
» a.« that in the Neal cas
•not only destructive of all .State right«,
- ./
level
decisi*
and r-ubver.-ivi-of tlo? general principles
. but al:
thoroughly
by exciting
1 citizens
tlie
• « uitempt of all g
tribunal -»t tlo? L
....
Scott
New
tlo? - h i
for tlo* high.
d."
Tlo* tut
"W.
will
•enfler, regard le.«.« of
ak.* a list of -mtal.le
tbe
upon
chiefly
that li«t
i'ith an
further
d. I.,
tlie
tin
The /h lam,
thus -•
grat niâtes itself
abim
upon tin* *• »m j » I.? t i
year: "With this
- twenty
b*-r the /»< Ilium t uu
t her y
of journalistic
I' 1 ", with all it- probabilities and hojies.
For 22 y.?ar-, without a break, iu siieces
Vf
. -uch
•k i* ha«
ade it.« aj(ji»*ar
i'oitld
«if
with
•View the

ii-t.ak*
? have tried
tb .«uhs*?rihersan«ta<lver
» furnish a
risers. It will lw
J »a pel
gives
of
and
*!«••
fix'd", and
••ad by all, ;
I enjoyed by all.
vite old contributors and
We
Inde
iWed « llort in furnishing
the
in tlo-i
tin
iighborh
1 -."
bv
and
tli"
Till.
I FIELDS
F.iHMMiriMctiiu K«-|*»r(N friini (lie
lüurlliw«!Sl.
. The /V
a.:.., M:
•s this morn
ing pu hi i.- In— telegraphic rejiorts from
■h. at growing county in the
which it ajijiears that the
highly
wh
•tliwe-t li
See
lust
raging,
tie
I far
•enraging
r jia' i of th" !•
rh*«re
•e jirolitalilc
to eil H i vat e.
In
In Minnesota, Nebraska aud Dakota,
which
holly given ii i»
«pring wheat, there i
Bi-hop
g" ami the prospect is thoroughly
1.
In sum
Minnesota tin*
ad
• of tin* newer counties i
rerage has doubled and
the increase for the State is 2
In Nebraska tlio aor.
ami the probabilities are
"xreptionally large harvest.
»as tin* rejiorts are not quite
as to tlo* quality though the
generally fair
s reduced.
is increased
Stand
lml
Bishop
large
paid
their
of
tlie
1.30 p.
the
meet
Mr.
Fi
K;
good and
This is mainly
due to tin? fact that winter wheat in that
State
the ac
is supplanting tlo* .«jii-ing sowing,
in Missouri als«* the fall
vails. N
pre
luded
sowing pre
tenth of the
that State
. The « on
• thi
wheat that will he raised i
this year will he spring
dition
>' Gm spring grain i
getlier satisfactory, and i
in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa the con
dition of the spring wheat ranges all the
way from good
alto
o localities
11.
very poor. The
age iu general is much reduced. Where
the acreage of spring wheat is largely re
duoed it is generally because the farmers
have found that the fall ia better than the
spring.
UTAH BOUTS HAaCÄJJLT
.1RS.
not
the
for
by
The Pont oatce a Pul'
*»«« for Brady— J»
Expedited la w
ioilritry.
Monda*
vote*
up InsUtutlM
Bsutcs Wer«
, urlsas Parts of tke
morning's New York Time* de
10 col urns to
exposure of the
orkiuga of the Star Route system. The
discoveries already made by investi
gators have led
management for the last few years would
have made the Post Office Department
self-supporting
the work of the rings is co-exteusive with
the jurisdiction of the department. A
few figures will show the exteut of the
department's transactions The last
port of the Postmaster-General, made
November 13th, 1880,contains the follow
ing statement of receipts aud exjwnses
for the fiscal year ending June 30th,1880:
Total expenditures.#36,542,803.68
Total receipts. 33,315,470.34
to believe that good
. In
if
the
ant
tory
Excess of expeuses. #3,227,324.34
This shows what the dead loss fur the
. The estimates for the foil
not yet ended) w
report,
.#42,475,83*2.00
. 38.845,174.10
year
mg year (the y
!"1 l"U -
submitted iu the .*
Expenditures.
Receipts.
Deficiency.# 3,630.757.90
More than one-half of the money
pended in the year ending June 30th,
1880, was paid iu Brady's department, for
inland transportation, the total cost of
which in that year was #18,707,706. This
was distributed as follows :
Railroad routes 1,118.*10,498,986
Steam-boat routos, 131... .
"Star" routes. 9,863.
In 1878 the "star" routes had eost only
1879 they had cost
In 1880 the cost, given
*7,321,499, which far
ceeded the appropriation. Brady's esti
mate of the cost for the year ending June
30th, 1881, was #7,375,000, and for the
ending June 30th, 1882, it
less than #8,260,000. The evidence
which the department officers
collecting shows what has become of
of this #2,500,000 increase over the
eost of the "star" routes in 1878.
After the above general statement aud
a definition of the term Star route,already
familiar to the readers of Every Evening,
the Time* proceeds to give minute details
of the management of Star routes iu
various parts of the country. Route No.
30,162,between Shreveport and Red River
Landing, 261 miles and back, tlree times
a week, each trip of 261 miles to lie per
formed in not more than 60 hours,
awarded to oiu* B. H. Peterson at #11,700
per annum. July 1st, 1878, A. L.
McGinnis took the route as a sub-c
tractor at #9,OIK* per annum and at this
time the following order w
General Brady with reference
route :
from
871,221
... 7, 321,49t*
*5,714,943, and
#6,491,790.
the
had
at
well
fies
aud
sey
and
of
the
ing
d by
this
Service Increased. Increase number of
trips from three per week to six per week,
giving the contractor #11,700, or doubling bis
pay, and the sub-contractor #9,000, or doub
ling his pay.
Schedule Expedited.-Running time
duccd from 60 hourH to 48 hours for one trip
of 261 miles, giving the contractor #28,561
additional, pro rata.
The method bv which this
termine, 1 will be explained below. It
wa« ordered also that the sub-contractor
should have fur this expediti
#21,970, being /
By a few
was de
illy
rata amount for him.
strokes of the pen the pay of
contract, had been
raised by these orders from #11,71*0 to
*51,961. On the original arrangement he
had I*een making #2,700 per year out of
his contract by letting it to another
tor #9,
this
. After the orders had been
le, his profits above the i
paid to McGinnis wer
which
#11,991.
was not satisfied with this
t of his many routes.
ntary agree
witli his sub-contractor, McGinnis,
which provided that the latter should get
only #6,264 for doubling the number of
trips, instead of #9,0t.M>, and should get
but *18,630.56 f*
to 4« hours, instead of #21,970. Let
sec what Peterson's profits
this agréent**
the proper time for the guidance of th
departm
Blit PctcfS
He produced a "öUppl
the
xluction of time
, which was produced at
;vs
Whole annual
received by Peter
after the increase and expedition$51,961
Whole annual
nved by Mc
Ginnis after the increase aud expedi*
33,894
PeterHon'« profit«.
The ?
reduced hecaut
.*18,(Mi7
this route w ;
ineffective, but the e
to
nitlis got
!6,747.59 profits out of the concern.
Route No. 39,116—Fourt Bascom
Trini
dad, Now Mexico. Eight intermediate
is
a
Length- 1 »5 miles.
Service <Juce a
'lime schedule 12U hours
•ek.
I • i miles jx?r
hi
The contract
this route was awarded
t*. William W. Giddings at #l,76'i per
The pay raise*! to #15,84U per
in? time, and up to the present
?thing less than three years,
annum.
date, j
the contractor has taken about #28,000
out of it. This
was «lone by a syste
A gentleman who i»
-i
" expediting.
■juainted with tlie country where this
route lies say» that the Her. -
convenient for a
tor Dorsey, but that there
al post office betw
that th**
med by **x Sena
tlie termini,
settlements along the
jeount
the line had a daily mail by another
route. One trip p
is
•h
The .
y place of any
k was amply suf
this route, aud the costly in
su and expedition were
Other routes are shown up in the
manner, realizing a system of
ieded.
seal ity
that will entitle the «tar routes to a place
among great historical sells.
expediting was generally done by
mean.« of petitions from the people living
such petition
bear», the following note from Brady :
Representative Elam
jx rsonally present this petition and request
the expedition of time on route to 48 hours,
and that it bo made 61. w. early as practicable.
Buapy.
Tl
along tlo* ro
Senator .1
Denver, May
9.—Tl
Tribune »ays :
It was discovered yesterday that
]»ro
hegun in the district
county against
Dorsey for money promised the
plaintiff for services rendered in procur
ing a petition, creating an interest among
the people, &••., in order to increase the
ceedillgS have he.?
court of Arajiai
an
ail
K.iliti
jiortious of
» tregon.
Tlie bringing of the
about as follows : Home mouths ago a
legal firm h»*n? received from an attorney
for collection
it he
uu
at Porti;
1. ' tregon,a cl;
I Jersey.
The claimant i.« a well known politician
f Portland whose name the 7 rihunc doe»
ate. The latter had a number of
letters written by Dorsey promising him
;h j»**r day for his services ami
giving minute directions how
to get petitions, mail contraets, &e.
•rs with the claim were placed
in tlo* hand.« of Denver attorneys,and last.
?r wh»»u Dorsey came to Denve
look after mining interests he was visited
f tlo* attorneys and the bundle of
letters alleged to have been written by
him were shown to him iu support of the
a
and
We
These I

(lie
Dorsey pronounced theclai
fraudulent
and denounced the claimant, as a black
mailer.
from
the
the
P
ceding»
immediately begun
and Dorsey in
,«iructed his counHul to enter a demurrer
the ground that these contracts wen*
illegal. Since then matters, have remained
the district c
far
• letter is dated Washingt
1 tells tlio recipient that
Eugene
all tlie petitions posai
of mail service from
Bridge Creek for daily in
11th, 1879,
the writer wants him
»■"
City and pro*:
Eugene City
the time made faster.
The letter thus eofltinucH :
a dozen
kly service and als
i
this route. Also get the
penph* to write to the Postmaster General
ami to their Senators. We
nent Democrats to write
Grover, urging tl
crease is mad**."
The correspondent is further directed
12 different petitions on
route ; to have a large number of letters
written to the Postmaster-General and
Senators and lie
daily and fast time ; to get the state offi
cials and the Chamber of Commerce at
Portland als«» to write.
The letter adds :
expenses while you are gone and #5 per
day. If you have not the means I will
telegraph you sufficient."
The second letter
later,
road
and
in
Slater and
to ne« that the in
quite
the
to get 10
I
and
that
that all ask for
pre
the
State
on
will pay your
con
the
alto
written four days
It states that coutructs for each
the route from Bridge ('reek to
Eugene City hail beeu obtained for
trip a week and says "If the schedule
time is changed
to be made," aud continues, "It is the liest
can do (and there must be a guaranteed
bond for the fulfillment of the contract),
Where
re
the
contracts will have
being #7,000 per annum for three trips
weekly, time 100 hours, which is slow
walking time." The writer further sayB :
"Make the contract thus; Three trips
weekly, #7,500 per anuuiu ;
weekly, #14.000; seven trips, #10,500, the
contract to
not to be filed in Washington."
He savs further : "We must have a
contract for the route from Looking
Glass to Cogville. Make the contract for
the Utter route
trips, #2,500 (you
for six trips #5,500 ; for seven trips,
#6,2i>0. No contract to be biudiug upou
, but upon them, until approved
by Mr. Riddell, the agent li**re. Mr.
Fink has file«! iiis contract. 1 did not
trips
until July 1st, 1882, and
1
follows : For three
uay go to #3,1*00) ;
want it filed. 1 will pay him monthly
if he wishes it, but 1 don'
file here."
The letter closes by exhorting the
s pondent tosend petitions, N.., by
the car load to himself, Plater and Assist
ant Postmaster-General Brady.
Another letter concerning the same
1 relating to a Washington T
tory contract is also published. The.*
letters will l»e produced iu court a» ev
suppurt the claims.
S TILL AFT Fit DORSEY.
Proof of Ilia Villainy Fi
Quarter- The Denver Morj Milted
to tbe Bottom.
Another
San Francisco, May It*.—A dispatch
•gou, says: The tele
which have be
from Portland
1'.
grams fr
lished giving information that legal pro
ceedings bad been commenced against
-Senator Dorsey of Arkansas,
secretary of the uationa! Republic
committee, for services rendered
increase of mail service
,mb.
I get addi
the star routes in
tional pay therefor
Oregon attracted much attention here,
from the fact that i
the
stated that the pap.
had beeu instituted
received there from
at Portlaud au.1 that the claimant
well known politician here.
The Oreyunian set on foot an inquiry
to-day and got to the bottom of the trans
action, and the history of it fully identi
fies ex-Seuator Dorsey with the Star
route business.
The claimant in the suit is Krank D.
Wilcox, who, though formerly connected
with politics in Arkansas, has
peared prominently in politics here, lie
went to Arkansas from Illinois in 1S69,
aud became acquainted with S. W. Dor
sey there, lie was the secretary of the
State Republican Committee of Arkansas,
though lie never held any other office,
and iH.re a prominent part iu the election
of Dorsey to the Senate.
Desiring to get out of polities, he left
Arkansas aud <•
When Dorsey beg
routes in Oregon, he remembered that
Wilcox had come to this Mate and, as his
lations with him had been of the
intimate kind, lie fixed upon Wilcox a;
the man to help him work up
figures the mail routes in which he had
become interested.
Dorsey first telegraphed to parties in
Portland to learn if Willen:
Having ascertained that lie was lie wrote
him stating what service lie wanted per
forined, and directed him to go to Eugene
City, giving instructions at the sa
time how to g*H up petitions, have th
signed and make sub-c
ing the mails.
The petitions
Washingt
an.l the pay increased for the se
quired. Wile
and his expenses.
Before starting tor Eugene City In* n
ceived the following telegri
Washing ton, February 2»;. is?.*.
Wili-ox : All my other letters
Eugeuo City. Have telegraphed office. »
immediately.
(Signed',
JFM.
Wilcox
which the suit
Denver had been
well known attorney
up
Oregon, i
1875.
high
ras there.
he forwarded
getting
a day
Vo r. I>.
8. \V. 1 tollsKY.
y '«■inn
•eived for expenses,
City, where In*
other letters with
K"g
:eived Dorsey's
îinorauda directing him how to |.
route Dorsey first wished
from Enge
The
City
. Mitchell
rah*.
across the Cascade Mountains
Eastern Oregon by way *
j is almost wholly unnecessary,
;vs it passes through nearly uninhabited
country and the small centres of popula
' th
II."
SCSlde r;
supplied by other routes.
Dors-y drew up with Ids
Wilcox th«* following
to be obtain**
Postmaster-Gel
the
ral :
Wo tlio undersigned, citizens of Bridge
Creek, Oregon, l»eg to earnestly recommend
favorable consideiatiou an increase of
mail service between Enge
'ity and thi«
a daily line, niul ask that the speed
bo greatly increased, 'i his route supplies a
largo and rapidly increasing population and
is the sole mean« of conveying intelligence
a great portion of Southern » tregon. We be
lieve the public interest will be greatly sub
. .... early iucreuH- iu this Her vice
and we oarnestly recommend it.
served
To tli is Dorsey added the following
words of instruction to Wile
Of course you want the wording
the handwriting of each petition to be
fereut as possible.
Dorsey n«?xt proc
Wilcox liow to sublet ro
ing telegram shows :
well hh
rtif
es as the follow
Wasuinoion, Aj.nl 23.
Wilcox, Knyene City:- Make the contract
for Bridge Creek route for spued Kt l'q mile*»
j.er hour, three trijjH a week. No sub
tract to be filed, but payment to lie guaran
teed by
. To C. 1>.
personally. Make the
tbe Looking-Glass r*
S. W. Douse..
by
i E It A.SI AH
TU«? Jlsn ArrcMfeil In
Have a Hearing.
I'n ii. a pki. l'in a, May 7. At noon
Joseph R. Black, tin* business partner ot
Albert C. liariuer, member of ('«mgress
from the Fifth Pennsylvania district,
Joseph Funk, J. Blackman and \V. R.
Eason, who w.*re taken into custody in
this city yesterday for complicity in a
scheme to defraud the United Sta
Government l»y putting iu straw bids
the contract for carrying the mails,
• arraigned for a hearing before
United States Commissioner Smith in tlo*
United Status court room iu the presence
of a large number of people.
The government was represented |»y
l States District Attorney Valen
tine, while each of tin*
r.-jirescnted by an eminent member ot the
Philadelphia bar. A large number of
witnesses were examined.
During the examination it was shown
that the tionds had been executed ill
:
Uni
of
a
Black's office in this city.
of
last.
of
by
the
Mr. Black mad«* a stateim
he acknowledged that h
feetlv willing
•nt f*»r any 1
sustained.
The testimony previous
meut being mad** was of
ing character as
Black that the Commissioner
to give a decisi
after a
■as the ••
1 that he was able
imbuiinify the govern
that they
ight have
Hi is .«tale
di a contlict
the complicity of
was u liable
?r. Finally
;o hours' hearing all «if the ac
cused were held iu #5,000 each for a
Monday at noon.
in tl.e
further hearing
Philadelphia, May 9.—Josejih It.
Blank, William R. <
Blackman, charged with defrauding tl
Government in mail contracts,
arraigned for a final hearing before United
States Commissioner Smith this after
in
Their counsel .staled 1 hat he had been
informed that Henry ('. Arlmekle would
also h«? presented, but that defendant
The
that
from
in
failed
stated that i
evident from the tc>
,as the priueijiai i
the transactions, hut tin* others
equally responsilih*.
The prisoners
ny that Blackm;
?re thereupon held in
#5,000 bail eacii for their appearance at
of the United States
the coming
District Court which begins
the
and
offi
at
per
will
and
in
THE I.AND
,1 ERSE l.
The Rev. L. Kirtley of tho North Wood
bury Baptist church lias resigned his
pastorate to accept a charge at Jackson,
Mississippi, at a salary of #2,0"".
David Harris of Swamp Corner, Salem
county, is prostrated from lead poisoning,
the result of drinking cider from a barrel
into which a leaden spigot had fallen.
Messrs. Brulins & Dolliow, the exten"
sive sturgeon caviare shippers of Peuus
grove, liuve engaged a tug-boat, the
Guiding Star, to wait on the fishenm -
their employ and carry the sturg*. .
Fennsgrove. The business of this com
pany has ,'grown immensely in the last
few years and is one of the largest of the
kind iu the country .—Salem Sunbeam.
I
for
your
days
each
to
liest
All the journeymen carpenters of
Flushing, Long Island, struck Monday
advance of 50 cents per day. Some
of the employers granted the advance.
have
foi
of
the
FRESIDEXTIAL MICH ERIXGS.
Office« of All Kind» Bartered for
Campaign Influence-Place» Bold
and RcNold—Tbc President'» Per*
fitly.
Yesterday's New York IImild has a
five column, history of Garfield's official
dickering both during his candidacy and
since his inauguration. The article is
evidently written by a warm friend of
Mr. Conkling's, but its statements
positive ami explicit and the writer de
clares himself prepared to give satisfac
tory proofs of many of his statements.
In the early stages of the canvass of
1 sSO, when Republican prospects were
gloomiest, a conference was called in
New York city. Conkling did not attend
l an attempt to induce Levi P. Mort
accept the chairmanship of the Repub
lican Finance Committee was a failure.
Later, however. General Garfield and Mr.
Morton had an interview
dueement to Mr. Morton to
flic
til
lcrtake the
ai-ing money for the campaign,
fibred
his choice
tat
General Garfield then aud th
the event of his electi
of one of lour places as follows :
First—The Secretaryship of the
Treasury.
Second—The headship of th
dieate then contemplated for refunding
the debt.
Third—Tie- English mission,
Fourth -The French
*«i that.
This offer w:
language
there could he
Garfield furth
ion, if he pre
ade t.. Mr. .Morton i
1
and unmistakable that
doubt Oi
.-I.
agreed that i
' New York's appointments the
, pri
tl.e
wishes of the rotate organizati
ited States S

umrily, the
and the State Committee should I
tally
consulted. According
dent, memoranda
agreeme
stunt iated.
Contrasting Garfield's action with that
of Gen. Hancock, the correspondent says
that when certain Democratic leaders
the currespon
made of these
I they .
he fully Mib
to the latter to consult with him
and bind him up iu regard to the Treasury
and the State Department and the post
office, the collectorships
consulates, instead of offering to auction
them oil' at ?
money lbr the campaign fund, Gen.
Hancock replied, instantly : "No, gentle
I cannot do what y
i the foreign
-h i
consideration of
1 cannot
pledge myself to you. I have bee
nated for the highest office in the gift of
tin* country
4 if 1
elected 1
«t go
1 UUtl'iUlilindleil. 1 can
lie
it
like
l Conkling e
was suddenly
milled with a loss of memory. He for
got that lie had promised anything to
followed th
When finally »iruut
the rescue, Garfield
. Th
VI
•muraille
M
. T
pilgrimages
I/miltl : '• How many Cabinet and other
offices were promised during that me
ble series of pilgrimages will probably
never be found out, hut it the truth were
known, General Garfield, if he w
dent for half a century, would not be able
se up the supply of Cabinet material
which lie then discovered and generously
signified that he would avail himself of."
At last it tame Mr. Conkling's
be summoned
ade the lien* of the occasion. Mr.
in
» Mentor.
charges against Judg
Garfield referred
; that he was addicted to drink,
•what corrupt." To this
Mr. Conkliiig gave no countenance. Mr.
Conkling insisted that no Cabinet ap
pointment less than the Secretaryship of
the Treasury should be give
York.
arli.-Id -aid »hat lie had thought
Mr. Mort
luded that i
in tii.it .
•. tion, hut bad
uld bn inconvenient
. Garfield's request longer than
he had intended, departed without learu
Sllliilliolieil to
app
ing why lie had
.1 mlge Folger joined Ooukliug
i was made
vs from Mentor ; hut he
xt day by a not*?
consult with
eld. Mr. Garliehl said that lie had
for him to offer him
the
New York
uneasy by tin*
was astonished
moiling him
•ral
*» *t
ight be, another place, if things could
certain
oiler him the
b>* arranged to the satisfaction
lie
• I
persons.
•neralship, ;
1 he
Attorney
able
give him the Tresis
•nt. Mr. Folger immediately answered
think of accepting the
that he could
•ralship or of resigning his
tin* New York Supreme B
timt "I
•I.
ak.* ;
the
Ifice he
Tr.a
y Department, ii
per Imps
instantly ;
ii.
I emphatically declined tlo
Attorney tieneralship.
that Ut
be
hi.h was
•ii a letter,
lerbilt, in which
1er hi It de
to Mr. Willi;
it was stated that if Mr. V;
II. V;
Mr. Elliott I*. Shepard
■.Mild be
ade United .States district attorney fi
the district of New York. Tlicu in a confer
?e with Mr. Conkling the Preside
ntioned Judge Robertson for the posi
, at the same time expressing doubt
of Robertson's ability. Mr. Conkling, it
lerstuod, then referred to the
Shepard letter, ami said it had been
asserted that he was under a pledge to
give Mr.
Shepard the position.
rii
President answered that the letter ha<
I
i-interjircted, ;
b
wh.it terms it
lied he could
l the office.
•al Garfield's
the capital In*
: "The .•;
•e made before
give Mr. Shop;
A
Meiitor
de,.:
legrajdied Mr. M •
my ('uhinut
Ph*as«
'l».grai'l
• in-Aantly
that y
of th" Navv. ' Mort*
ill incept th** post of Secret
a moment .
Ills accept
in?» it;
accepted
a
of
Then fi»l
1.
•libation resulting at
in the hatching of the
the eh
•filth li"
preset
After th
iiiai^m.iiiwii Mr. Conkling
to til" Whit«* House fi
called
advice
al»»
the N
York nomination».
This
i lie
Sunday night, :
av with the
finally w
that the N**w York Custom House should
«leislanding
disturbed, and that In* should c
suit other Senators with the view
President aliout the New
the following
like a thunder dap the
York nomination-.
nominate
if
lbr
This »
work of Secretary Blain.
sii-k when lo* heard late
of the President's confer
II** ;
id«
•d as the
•. The latter was
Sunday night
?•• with Mr.
the
President requesting the nomination of
the Port of New
his note drove
According to tin*
//«»•«A/ a stormy scene ensiled at the
ivc Mansion, Blaine thronte
resign if his wishei
and finally carrying his point.
The llirultl's correspondent elos
for ('..Her
York.;
to the White House
of
a
follows :
This has been the situation during all
•ks while the country has
been hearing about Malione and Gorin
and Riddl"berger. It only remains to
Til« Se
publican caucus having resolved t«>
hielt the
• "!»]•< ised the
ieavoring I«
tin* Soulhern
odd
• brief ehnpter.
• R
It.
nomim
is fr*
a state ;
Secretary of State is
I rad
off the offices i
for
Roberts
s '■oiilirmation. in
thu «ii|i|ioi't and
this, of c
the liislory of th« capital has there h
•se, lie has
eof the Exec
The eomi|it sjieeulatii
cloaked and concealed under th*? high
sounding names of «I ijil
diency, hut it is rank festering eomi|i
all the sr
•. To t Ii is pass tin* Me
hath brought, the high
in
at
the Presidency.
ollie*
•ayed r
I abandoned the friends who
red ;
l elected him, lie is
r prejiar
betray what remains of tho Repuh
party iu the South. Garfield is
is his prophet.
lica
I Itlai
great
A SHOCKINU A
VC ID ENT.
.
A Mhii'm IImid ChiikIiI
11 In Arm 4>ronn«l OH*to
i Mill mid
«> Elbow.
late Journal.
Easton, Mn., May 9.—John Elms, em
ployed as feeder at the paper mill, this
morning caught his right hand in a shaft
at the mill, muking 9ou revolutions per
minute. The hand was drawn into the
diinery and tlie arm ground off above
the elbow. He fainted and fell into tlie
mill and it is a wonder that his lowly
not ground to a jiulp.
te his home ami
amputation just below tlie shoulder was
made by Dr. Anderson, Doctors Bateman,
Wilson, Trippe and Johnson assisting.
A favorable reaction took place after,
the amputation, and this evening he
doing well, but his life is considered in
imminent «langer because of his bad stat«*
of health for some time before the accident
occurred.
lie was tuk
of
S STEERAGE.
MISERIES OF
ami Women Huddled Together
Like Wild Beast»-»cene*»
—Parliament to Act.
New York Evening Telegram.
London, May 7.—Miss Charlotte G.
O'Brien, 'laughter of Smith O'Brien, of
"Young Ireland'' fame, sends to the Hdl
Mull limette a letter entitled "Horrors of
Emigrant Ship,
found sensation :
of a question i
Monday by Mr. t »'Donnell,
visited Queenstown in order to examine
the mode of life of emigrants on a steamer,
whiuL vessel, however, she doe?
name. The following are the
of
TMlgbt
which creates a pro
1 will be the subject
the House of (.'ominous
Miss O'Brien
mg
CONTRASTS.
"It is unnecessary to «ay that wherever
of wealth trod
this ship
, shining brass,
1 decency. Wi
red f.
flic
s gold and silv
oui fort .1
til
•hemline: s.
lwnrd, however,
'determined
sue the
had c
emigrants and we we
their quarters first. Who
quarters of the single
slave ships Hashed across
gUldo showed
t liO
descriptions of
id. Below this
a deep hole,
down there,
plac
saving, 'I could not take y
•It worse than what y
with the women's
re went there. Between
But my business w
quarters aud
ro decks better lighted than the
piarters was a larger space open from
side of the ship to the other.
's UI AKTKKS.
either side of a long eentral
walk to the outer walks of the ship were
slung two enormous hammocks—
pended about 3 feet fr
was going
abovu these 1 could not see, hut 1 pre
sume they were the sain«.* as those below.
1 suppose each of these hammocks carry
about H'<* persons. They were made of
sailcloth, and being suspended all around
hooks, were perfectly fiat. Narrow
strips of sailcloth divide this great bed
berths. These strips of cloth, when
the mattresses were out, formed divisions
about 8 inches high. When the mat
tresses are in it must be almost un a level.
"Fr
the floor. What
other hammocks
UEHDKD
BEASTS.
Now i
these beds lie hundreds of
who comes
calls herself his
aud women. Any
with a w.ornan who is
wife sleeps, as a matter of right, in the
midst of hundreds of young women who
compelled to live iu his presence day
l night. If they remove their clothes
it do so under his eyes. If they
be beside him. It
they
lie down to rest i
shame
speak of these things,
alMHles of
but
necessary to look at tlies
misery. In daylight and when open for
garnished.
destroy such i
they are empty,
"But think of the sc
ss of ttie night, the ship pitching i
, when a glimmering lamp
you this
anity. Look at that young
three helpless babies
able
the dark
two makes visible
ass of
mother with two
in the agonies of se
move but over the prostrate liodies of her
fellow sufferers. Look at this iuuocu
girl child lying among men aud aban
doned women, half-stupefied with sulfoca
und seasickness, amid curses amt
groans of hundreds.
If she arises and
llees
lier soul, whither shall she
the writh
Again she
st tread
go t
ing bodies of
*n and women.
a living iioukok.
• horrible
dreadful to
brutal or impure
dream ; it is truth. Is is a living h,
menacing the lives, honor and souls of
hundreds and thousands of our fellow
r hielt I
"But the picture i
1,N,kc«l at, the sounds
to. Tliis h
I.
list
countrywomen, the ship
these things being supposed to carry
this manner 1,
She carried last year
igrnuts. 1 was grieved
American flag floating over a whited
like that beautiful boat,
haunted by tin* memories
jcrago passengers.
? voyage l,
sin, full of
g wickedness and all manner of
•leanness."
Delaware Hear Mute.
ntl.-m:
A
the National Deaf Mute
the .loi HN
fr
Washingt
first representative of Delawar
college, will graduate iu June n
t th.* institution
says that T. A. Kiesel, the
this
le
id of
aiu himself, but h
tin* face
ba
many difficulties
his in
i opinion
11 is graduating ••:
Earth a« Transformed by Man," is spoken
During the past
year in* has not only pursued his
studies but has
iu winning the g
r, "The
very creditable.
cacher in th
primary departme
The eorrespomieiit adds that "his record
honorai. Ic
arc may justly feel proud of him."
institution.
iu college is
SENATE.
WEHNESUAV
in the Senate, Mr. Dawes, after a speech
reviewing tlie struggle over the offices of that
body, moved
denying, as he did so, that lie amt his
dates are giving up the contest. The motion
agreed to. and after thu «!•
pened the Senate adjourned While iu
executive session, the following nominations
were confirmed ; Robert II. Hitt, of Illinois,
to he Assistant Secretary of State ; Hiram
Price, of Iowa, ('ouiminsiouer of Indian
Affairs; Alfred M. Junes, United States Mar
shal for the Northern District of Illinois :
Sanford A. Hudson, of Wise«
the Supre
H. t 'riiig, Postmaster at Albany, New York.
The other nominations
number, were r
go into executivo session,
. Justice of
îourt of Dakota ; and William
the tablo, nearly
jferred to the appro
priate committeoH. 'I'he Ohinoso Inimigration
Treaty wa» then discussed, Heuator Miller, of
l.'alifornia, favoring and Senator Hoar of
Massachusott. ojijiosing
The treaty w
confirmation,
then informally laid aside.
TUyltHPAY.
The entire Husaiott of the Senate was
pied with executive busmens. The Chinese
and Commercial Treatu
the calendar were
ratified, and 88 nominations wore continued.
Among the confirmations were William Walter
PhehiH to he Minister to Austria, and L. A.
Sheldon, of Ohio, to he Governor of New
Immigrati
ull the other treaties
In tlio «Stmate, Mr. Daw»
attempted
secure action *m his resolution for the elec
tion •)! officers, hut the Democrats at
resumed their tactics
after several dilatory
op|)o»itiou. Family,
tions had been voted
upon. Mr. Dawes gave? ii]» tlio coldest and,
this motion, the Senate went i
tive session. When the doors were reopened,
the Senate adjourned until Monday. Among
the nominations confirmed iu executive
ere those of Charles M. I
Max Webber to la? Assistant Appraisers
San Francisco, and William R. Din-free to I
Indian Agent at Lajiointo Agency, in Wise
MONDAY.
In the Senate, Mr. Ransom called
solution offered
"P
the 15th of
March directing the Committ
e to inquire into the condition of the
Potomac river in front of Washington,aud
r.*i»ort at the next session what steps, if
any, should lie taken for its improvement.
The resolution was adopted. Mr. Kellogg,
of Louisiana, ottered a resolution calling
the Postmaster General and the Hecrw
? and Treasury,
thurs in
taries .. . j , ......
for the name« of all clerks
in their departments, with the dates of
their appointment, the State
each is charged, ;
recommendation
1 the persons
each
ajijiointed
the
Mr.
cd,
solution
Tho Senate then,
motion of Mr. Dawes,
wont into executive session. Twenty
life» afterwards tlie doors were reopen* d. and
the Senate adjourned. While iu «
session the Judiciary ('ommitten '«ported
adversely on tlie nomination or Stanley
Mutt hows to ho Associate Justice .
Supreme GoiirL of tho United States. It i
understood Uiat the vote in coimuittec
nomination stood : For confirmation |,
Mississijipi, Against coutirniation- Ed
munds of Vermont, Logan of Illinois, Ingalls
of Kansas, McMillan of Minnesota, Davis of
Illinois, and Bayard of Delaware. Absent
Conkling of Now York and Garland of Ar
kansas.
the
n..
TUESDAY.
Tho Senate, immediately after the reading
of the journal, went into executive sessiou,
und when tbe doors were reopened, 20 min
utes aftorwards, adjourned. During the
Executive session tiie following nominations
were confirmed : James Lougstroet. to ho
United States Marshal tor Georgia ; Abeolom
Blythe, United States Marshal for South
Carolina ; Samuel W. Melton, United States
Attorney for South Carolina . Philip H. Emer
son. Associate Justice for Utah; and Lieu
tenant-Colonel John M. Hranuau, of the First
Artillery, Colonel of the Fourth Artillery.
The caso of Stanley Matthews was not taken
uu, but will probably tie considered to-day.
Tbe nominations of Michael J. Cramer, now
charge d'afair* to Denmark, to bo charge
to Switzerland, and Don A. Pardee to bo
United States Circuit Judge lor the Fifth
Circuit, were reported favorably, hut not
acted upon.
HEY ON D THE SUSQUEHANNA.
Beaches in Harlord county ar
It is a popular amusement at Havre «le
Grace to go sight-aeeiug to the fishing
shores.
no more.
IN GENERAL.
A break is reported i
Alsatia, Louisiana.
The Fort Meigs paper mill
Toledo, Ohio,
morning. Los» #30,000.
The Colorado beetle is
doing great datuug
Norfolk county, Virginia.
Hayes White, convicted of ti„.
of Sheriff Beattie, was
Marion, Ark., Thursday,
the loth of Juno.
The leveu
. South
burned Mon,lav
reported to
the potato vine»
h c
muni
sentenced
I
banged
Indictments have bee
York against the captains of |;j
steamships for vinlati
oxcess
mg
passengers.
J. C. Barton, a young lawyer, w
Atlanta, Gn., Monday
ing, to four years' imprisonment
penitentiary, for perjury.
•n, named Aufleck, Wall
1 Hardi man,
Idling the mail coa«l
the 29th up.
Berringer
i
stc.l for
Saldi
bauia & Great South«*
struetion
I
at work
Ab
railroad ,
killed Monday i. v - x
landslide at Maxwell Station, Alaham,
The United Stuten grand jury ;
<*ol., has indicted Messrs. Berry,M
and ».'line, as accessories, and five l't,
principals, in the murd
l.
A. D. Jack
Three childre
were poisoned
sages bought at a
I the youngest is
Belleville, Oiitan,,
Monday by eating suu
•ighboring grocery
not expected tu re
The n
the largest water ...
ever built i
'hicago, was launched i
the river Thursday,
s hurt1 1
She is a
and was built at a
•a... tug
i u
cost of #50,000.
The Mexican Senate has pas»e«l a bill
authorizing the President
tracts lbr the coiistructit
during the recess of Congress,
thought the hill will pass the Ilou.-t
The old Camden
make ,
railiouib
It i..
i Amboy railroad
shops, at Bordentown, N. .1., which flave
liepn idle for several years
yesterday to a
years, for the uianutac
New York party f
•e of locomotives
31»
£|ln Palmer & Sullivan's camp,
Acambaro, Mexico, last Sat un lu v lui
' * hier
killed Engineers Martin
Sackereider was the
chief of the party.
Edward Frill, a wealthy farmer
horse breeder, residing lie
committed suicide by shooting hiuisèif
Monday afternoon. He
years of age. Grief for the death of hi.
Wife is assigned as the cause of his suicide.
A freight engine and lb car« broke
through a trestle bridge, which iiad be
set on lire, on the
railroad, near Kim Lake,
morning. The
injured.
A fire iu Paterson, New Jersey, s
day morning, supposed to be the work of
incendiary, destroyed the livery stable
of James Carroll, with five horses, and
damaged tint Delaware House and tine«
other buildings.
am* and
killed b> Fill. y
and
•ar Reading,
Bay A Miuiiesut;
vas seriously
The strike of the Pennsylvania Cea!
ompany's loaders, at Hawley, Pa..
jeepting #1.3!» for 11
• for
Friday, the
hours' work, and 13 cents per I,
extra work.
They had demanded #1.:::
for Ibj h
• each I,
extra.
In Augusta, G;
•s, convicted of
teure,! to he hanged
Kail' ('aiuptield, convicted of the
Saturdnv. II
.l.i
the 3d of June.
•d
of a colored
recommended
the pc,
In the United States Distric
Trenton, N. .1., Thursday, the grand jury
brought i
the directors of the defunct First National
Bank
ing iu the falsifie;
ports of the hank,
eitizeiis of Newark.
The Postmaster G.
mi indictments against liv
Newark, lor conspiraey and aid
t he honk - ;
lie
Tlicv ;
calthy
•lierai ha
a discontiuiiaiic
:
ight steamboat i"
C- in the
South, thus effecti
ot ab
discontinuances
will be n
diir.'r.'
a.h* i
A
1 Gibson,
ell educat-l
and of good addr
•need ;
•s iu the i
'll.*
his o
dctc.I.v
"wliiidi electrified III.* helieli ;
which lie said he was formerly
t lie tHiiln - / Jenuwrat.
Wh.
dit.Il' "I
tlie Ocean < '<
River, New Jersey, closed up its affairs,
the par value of tlie stock
• Bank.at 'I
I,
addition, a divide
lot 2
per cent, is bei
The dividend
stockholders during the 16
the bank averaged
ye
per cent, per annum.
On Saturday night three
glars broke i
in Provid
ske.l I
Dyer sti
l occupied hv
1 till*
ratchmau, and then
the door of
a building
:e, Rhode lsl;
manufacturing jewelers,
dog, gagged th.*
couip-lh*d him t.. op
j?"l«
the »hop«.
• they spent thn
open a vault c
without succe»«.
an attempt
in gold, I
In the I uited St.
Virginia, ;
Harrisonburg, «
Emily Hollingsworth, ■•
Philadelphia, against Jacob I
heirs, tor the
of land, lying in the counties of Rocking
ham, Augusta and
favor of the plaintiff, the ' •
having ruled that tlie tax deed
•luring the
-I;
th.*
Jiossessions of ;.2,
I'cud I et un.
decided i
,•hicli
détendants claimed, was a nullity.
Tlu* »
building iu Georgetown, District
Columbia, was entered by burglar.-,
Friday night, and tli« safe
as biok
I robbed of #2
#171
gol.l
the postal
charge of the office, were also
An unsuccessful attempt was
made to Mow open the Custom House
sate, which contained a large amount ol
I #1.
watch and chain, belonging
clerk i
taken.
" Young Priest*-i
Her
ell co
Month Carolina, who
some davs si
•de red I is I'atlo »
v, shooting him live li
li.
jail ;
the se
Ireeliville. ;
va I
?. Hi
e is unremitting in her devotion
I her declarations of a belief in
ity hav
aterially changed tie
feelings of the
prisoner.
•ommiiiiitv
aid He
Priester had killed .
tiler
•? committing the r
is*colored, died
which he ir
David I
•ar Memj.his, fr
tlie effects of
Ir:
ing received the night before fr*
•d Cogaretta. S. N. B. Johnson.
I by A. J.
'ima non.
County Attorney
Shumate, Deputy Sheri If. at
Kansas, Monday, i
ing
as shot d.
an en*;ountt?i' grow
»•hi feud. Hhmnate wa
i.vman Cody, a
of Lauiout, Michigan,
•lay morning
man, with wh
as shot .lead M
he had a dispute, t ody
leaves a wife aud
• child.
A STATE E I
r/i.so.t.
Jell'ei
IJavIs Hum
c tlixlorliiii.
0|>«*l
•lie >I«mi(1i Auain.
11.—At the con
the ceremonies attending tIn*
N i.w
dedieatii
"f the Army of Northerii Vi
the unveiling of the statue ol
•slerdav a lier noon ;
Jefl'wrson Davis ;
of the tomb of tb" Associ
•wall
Metuiri
eterj
gratulating the as?
pletiou of their
"mb and monument.
'»'aI Jackson, said :
Fi
the
•adeinic shinies of the mili
tary institute he w
tlie c
iorth to battle
s<* of state rights, self goveinment
and constitutional lilierty.
"Nobody expected that this quiet pro
feasor would have
pportunity to show
the great qualities In? possessed and l»e
the great hero of our war. To-day
he stands in the opinion of Europeans,
far as i know it. the
the Confederate cause.
"This silent professor constantly rose
like a meteor over the battle field of the
Confederacy. Only like a meteor i
brightness, for his light was steady a«
the orb of «lay. it shone
close increasing in brilliany and in tho
trust which tlie people reposed upon it.
"Such was Jackson, lie lived for his
country, never doubting tho justice of
his cause, believing it was righteous and
trusting in it. He died, as I live to-day,
feeling that the Confederacy ought
have succeeded
founded
gave hiB life for the whole country and
tlie country gave its heart to Jackson.
You,the
the hour of danger, i
also honor yourselves."
ightiest
chieftain
thu
because it
truth aud justice. He
upon whom ho leaned in
honoring him,

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