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1-BT-: BAGBY Sc CO 9 OFFICE, 12 91 1 LINK'S II LOCK Corner Illinois aul Market Ms. J. D. BAOBY, Business Manager. Catered aa acond du matter at the PostofBc at Indianapolis, Ind. terms or subscription. SIngl Copy, 1 year. " " 6 months...... ..Soo . I.'O . .50 m 3 mon tUi 1 month On be of Bill 7r, each copy. ten, I year, each copy., .20 1.7 ml - 1.51 THIS PAPER "r.Äf'A? Newspaper Advertising Bureau (10 Sprue St ) he.e advertising contract may be made for it in NEW TURK? tabterlb for the I.eIer. Let every colored man who favors the elevation of his race subscribe for the Lead er; and let every white man who believes that slavery was a crme a;aint humanity and that it is the duty of the ruling race to aid the Negro in hid struggle for moral, social and intellectual elevation do likewise. A few ward politicians in Clove land, mado fools of thomsclve-i, tho oiher day, by resolving in etf.-ct that they would not compel General Gar field to place a colored man in the Cabinet. How considerate they were and how thankful tho General must be. They even decided to leavo the matter to General Garfield's discre tion. Such unexampled magnan imity has not been witnessed in this or any land since the days of chivalry, when the gallant Don Quixoto rode forth in defense of iniurcd human ity. Tho Republicans of this country do not now have to bo educated up to seeing a colored man of ability and reputation raadti a member of General Garfield's Cabinet. They have already reached and passed that point. They expect it. They know that the 1,000,000 colored voters in this country are an indispensable factor of Republican success, and they are not so ungenerous as to think that an element of the party so large and important, is not entitled to honorable and fair recog nition. None think so but spoils men and camp-followers. "Gath " (G. A. Townsend), in tho Cincinnati Enquirer, says it would not do to put a colored man in tho Cabinet. He thinks it would cause all colored men to abandon their business and make an indiscrim. inate scramble for office. AVo desire to ask " Gath " why it is that the appointment of a leading German politician to a Cabinet position has not caused an indiscriminate rush of Germans for official position. Why has not. the elevation ol a leading representative of any of our differ ent nationalities, caused an indiscrim inate rush for office by the members of that nationality? Why do not all the white Americans abandon their business for office? "Gath" should remember that the only difference between tho white and colored Americans, as to their politi cal aspirations, is that proportion ately there are now a less number of colored politicians than white. Thfl Cincinnati Commercial is a newspaper endowed with brains, nervo and backbone. It recognizes the fact that the colored people of this country aro a large and valuable element in our population. It knows also that they are staunch Republi cans, and as such are entitled to recognition at tho hands of that party. It is needless to say that it tealous'y and ably advocates tho appointment of Senator Bruce to aplaco in President Garfield's Cabinet. The colored peo ple of this country can not be under too many obligations to the Com mercial for ite able championship of their cause. It say: It is reported General Garfield says ho thinks favor ably of the appoiutment of Senator Bruce to bo a Cabinet officer. Why shouldn't he? Bruce is an honest and able man, very gentlemanly and faithful to all obligations. Thero is no other Southern man whose claims and qualifications aro comparable with his." The Christian Recorder is groping around in ante-bellum darkness. It seems not to have heard of tho 15th Commandment" and tho Civil Rights Bill. The too soon theory and other fogyiams seems to have taken com plete possession of it, and it stands around and throws cold water on tho splendid fight progressive colored men are making for that recognition to which the race is justly entitled. The Recorder claims to bo a religio political journal, and is not satisfied with tho compliment that it is "tho best religious journal published by colored men. etc' and yet, when it should step to tho front with bravo words, it lacrs behind and becomes o a stumbling block. ' The colored press is a unit in condemnation of the Iiecorder'a lukewarm halting po sition on the question of placing a colored man in th Ctbinet. In beautiful contrast with the I.eeorder's "wishy washincps" is tho course of the greatest newspaper in tho Mis sissippi valley, the Cincinnati Com mercial, which boldly advocates the placing of Senator Bruco in the Cabinet. The following is tho closing Tara grapn of General Mahone's manifesto on the situation in Virgiuia. It is brave, manly, and to the point The colored people o( Virginia will no doubt unite with General Mahono and his followers, and completely annihilate the Bourbon obstruction ists: In concluR;on be a)a: 'And with the readjustment of the deot aa proposed, Ihe neadjusters come into full control of the Commonwealth, remove lbe Bourbon reac tionists trorn-plnce anl power and start Virginia on a new career of prcgre?, pros perity and greatness. Free suürage for all men; a fair count at the polls; free educa tion for all '.hilJrcn, and an impartial ad ministration of the Constitution and the laws for all citizen will be the internal policy of the liberal parly which hall havo dethroned th ßourb -n. And with respect to the Nation and our sister States, the same liberal party, will ina'st upon and inculcat honest tubniHMoD uf the re-mlta ot tee war; due observance of the Constitutional A tnendm nta, the Iltcnstruction Acte and all the other expressed and implied con litions that accompanied the restoration of Virginia to the Union; the cultivation of fraternal relations with our fellow-citizens of every quarter, an J the removal of sec tional jealousies and race distinctions in our politic." all OENERAL SARBI80N. As we predicted some weeks ago, General Ben Harrison has carried off the Senatorial prizj. Tho unanimous nomination of General Harrison by the Republican eaucui on last Tues day evening, was a deeorved compli ment to hi- high character and groat abilities. In the Senato ho will bo tho peer of the ablest men in every thing that goes to make up a model statesman. Scholarly, courteous, honest and brave, he will do much toward leading the grand old Iloosier Stato to the front rank of our great common wealths. A life long Itepub can and advocate of freedom and political cqualit', tho colored people will find in General Harrison a faith ful friend and an able defender ot their rights. The distinguished gentlemen, who for a time contested with the General for the 8cnatorship, elevated them selves into tho publ'c esteem, and contributed very materially to party harmony by gracefully withdrawing, and leaving a clear field lor the man whom the people had alreadj chosen. General Harrison goes to the Senate untrameled by pledges and free to act for the common good of all the people. We predict for General Har rison a brilliant career as a Senator, ami we shall not bo surprised if sooner or later tho people shall say, "Well done, thou i;ood and faithful s arrant, come up higher. BUCKNEB. Judge Duck uer is a representative in Conurers, from Missouri. Tho Judo is a Bourbon, and likewise a rt lie He is a Bourbon because he learns nothing and forgets nothing He is a relic of tho ante bellum, proslavcry, border ruffian days of twent) -five years ago, and conse quently is imbued with tho spirit of that time. Notwithstanding tho fact that he learns nothing, yet he has an idea. This idea is not a new one, on tho contrary quite tho reverse, as arc tho ideas of all Bourbons. This pot idea of Judge Buckner was new sixty years f go about the time of the in ceptiou of tho African Cjlonziation Society. As might bo inferred from its origin, this idea of Judge B.'a is kindered in spirit to tho abovo men tioned Society. It is nothing more nor less than a scheme to purchase a tract of Kind in Mexico or Central America by our Government, anü the colonization thereto of the colored people of this country, it i the same old Bourbon idea tha. the white and colored people uf this country can not live peaceably together, unless one is subiect to the other. And this, too, notwithstanding the fact that the Democrat!; Governor of North Caro lina has n cenily made the amicable relations existing between the two races in his Sure the subject of a message to the legislature. It is al most incoinphrchcnsiblo to imagine that any mombcr of Congress would bo so fo:Iish, so unpatriotic, so tin statesmanlike, as to seriously coLtcm plato tho removal to a foreign country of one-eighth of our population, that one-eighth too,beingavery larjtcshare of our laboring, productive class. Shrewd statesmen are always on the alert to acquire an industrious and contented laboring clement to aid in tho national development; but this Bourbon know-nothing and learn nothing, wants to got rid of this class. It may bo said that Judge Buckner is ono of the accidents of American politics. INAUGURATION Of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor-Elect. Full Text of the Inaugural Ceremonies Reception In the Evening. (Indianapolis Sentinel, January, llth. The Senate and House of Ite prese nta lives met in regular e-wion at their respective chambers, yesterday, at p m.,and after i.ravers were offered in each branch of the General Assembly, the two bodies proceeded immediately to make the preliminary ar rangements Incident to the inauguration of ihe Governor and Lieutenant Governor- elect. The Doorkeepers of the two Houses were constituted a Marshals to conduct the members to English's Opera House, where the Inaueural ceremonies took place. A procession was formed at the Court Houfe, which moved in the following order: Ik'l-enherz'n Hand. Governor 1. 1. Gray and (.vernor-elct A. O. Por ter, arm in arm. Lleuteuaut Governor Thomm lianna and Senator r . W. Ylene. Members of the Senate. Member of the House of Representative. Citizens on fKt. Upon their arrival at the 0KRV HOINK, about 2 o'clock p. in., the first and second Kullerie. capable of seating 1,500 persons, set apart for the general public, were packed with iHOple, the first gallery containing a fair representation of Jalie. After the Members were seated on the lower floor, their friends and relatives hold ing tickets were admitted, entirely ti'iing the immense hall from turret to foundation stone. THE STAGE wa tastefully decorated with numerous varieties of hot-house plants, lwaring. in some instance', flower-, w bile National flags and emblems hung from the lower pros cenium boxes. The rear if the stage was also profusely decorated with evergreens and flairs. In the frmit row oftmals sat Gov ernor Isaac P. Gray, Hon. A. O. Porter, Hon. Thomas Hanna. Senator K. W. Viehe, Hon. W. H. Hmdi-th and Chief Justice William E. Niblack. Of the other distill guished gentlemen who occupied seats on the sta.-e were: Hons. Isen Harrison, Will A. Turnback, A. D. Srreight, General M. D Manso'i, Secretary of btate John O. fchank lin, Attornov General Paid win. Supreme Court l'Ierk Hovse, Hon. Eb. Henderson, E. P. Martin.la'le, W. It. Ilollowav, W. W. Woollen. J. C Hennv, Mark L. Demon t, M C Colonel Milligan. of Crawfordiville. W P. Fishback. Jiulgw Gresham. Noble C Cut ler. J. IL Hahn, Fred Dai?. Fred Knefler and William Fleming. There were also a larg number of ladies seated on the stage. Amomr the moit prominent were: Mr Weslev Havnes. nee Sarah A. Oren, ex-State Librarian; Miss Lnura Ream, of tbeCin cinnati Commercial: Mrs. E. 1L Martin and others. TnE PKKsa was seated to the r'ntht and left of the stag. and included the following representatives: Mm Holliday, Morris Ross, Geo. F. Parker and Charles Cooke, of the News; Charles M Walker, Romeo Johnson and Joseph E, Cobb, Journal; Emmet L. Rose and Fernan do Durham, tVntiiiel; Adolph Mauleu, Oer man Telegraph; John D. Nicholas, Chicago Times; Major M. A. lletisch. Correspondent Rocky Mountain News, Pxwton Economist and Leadville Democrat; D. H.Alexander, Cincinnati Gazette: James Woodard (Jay hawker) Knauirer: E. W. Prady. Muncie Times, and a representative of the New York Associated Press. THE IN ACCURAL EXERCISES were presided over bv Hon. F. W. Viehe, President of the Senate, who stepped to the front of the platform at 2:?0 o'clock and an nounced that Kev. Ö. M. ernon, pastor ot Roberta Park Church, would open with fEAVEB. Almighty O-vl. we devoutly recognize and ac knowledge Thee as the nource of all power and all amhonty. 1 nou art tne wirrem., khipt dv whom Kinx-i reign and Prince oeeree :usiu-e: thon hHi etobllhed various orders of government inhuman KK'ietv for the weliare of Thrcrea lure, but In deejet loyalty we turn to Thee and acknowledge Thee to be KIiir of Kinps and Lord of i -'rus. bciore whom everv kuee snail now ana to whom everv tongun shll cimiess. ierenaer thanks for Thy km1 providence over our Nation. and especially for Thy g-Kxlness to the people of our own 8'ate. Thou hat given us broad and fruitful ritlds, large and boautiful lties a pros perous and growing commerce, a con ten ted and I. incasing population, peace and good order In Bciety. and the blets ir.K of Thy grat-Iotin favor upon the Church. We -ive Thee thinks that through all the political excitement Thou hast preserved us from violence, disorder and riot, making the question of conM-lence and Intelligent; of the people by the graclms help of Thy spirit rasster of the baser portion In society. We give Thee thanks f r the growing power of oiixcieuce in the afT.drs of the Government and for the great in fusion of intelligence among the people. We numbly invoke Thy Divine blesnlng nd merciful favor upon .us in ibe exerci.es of this nour. Pardon the multitude of our tramgrevlons, and graciously accept our pernons and nervlces through Thy sou, our Lord. May Thy blessing come especially upon Thywrvatit who has thi day taken upon himself the gwe responsibilities of thief Magistrate of this (Jomraonwealth. May be be fo euliKbtened by the holy spliit that he may be able to go in and out before thh ieople v Ith u i&dom and pru dence May he lead the people In the practh-e of all the virtues commended to us in Thy Holy Wod, and by personal example and official act f ster and strengthen the virtues of the people. Under his administration may the vice that destroy the body and ruin the soul be suppressed; may he have grace to administer justice with clemency and clemency with di-cre.ion. May hL life and health be precious in Thy sight, and may all hU Dwer be preserved for the great duties upon which he is entering. We pray Thv blcwtng uiou the Lejri-lature. upon the Judici ary and upon the people of our State. May our LegUlitture have wisdom to enact euch law i as hall suppress vice. itreiigthen virtue, pro ect truth, and encourage education. May Thv blessing be uxn the )eople that they may be strengthened lu the virtue and practice of the duties of religion and morality, and may our people be so Instructed in the equal rights of all men th it Jmiioe and truth mav prevail among us vioe be vanished and righteousness and peace rule. Hear us in thi offering of thanksKlviug and prayer, and mercifully accent our tcraonsand service, not weighing our offensea. but pard n iugour tratigre.ia.i, thr jun Jesu Chri.it our Lord. Amen. At its conclusion, Peisenberz's Band played ".Star Spangled Banner," finishing the performance with "Yankee Doodle." the latter rendition heinj? greeted with cheers and laughter. Following this, Represent ative Hinton, of Marion, arose and offered the following resolution, COMPLIMENTARY TO GOVERNOR (4 RAY, which were unanimously adopted: Whereas. The d-ty designated by the Constitu tion of the State f r ihe Inauguration of the Oov ernor tuu approached; and. Whereas, the result of the recent election for that high office, has been announced bv the Presi dent of the Joint Convention on Saturday, the f th Inst., admonishes us that there u ill be 'a change in the Kxectiiive office of the state; and, Whereas. The present Executive has about com pleted his brief record as such officer, having suc ceeded the late Governor J. I. William, deceased Novemler 20, lwi. ns such ofllcer, and the same is nova part of the history of the Slate, and Ha proper subject for comment by hi fellow-citizens; therefore, tees lived. By the Senate and House of Repre sentatives in Joint Convention assembled, that we recognize the patriotism. Integrity, ability and efficiency of His Kxcellency. Isaac I. Gray. Resolved, That the ad ua in ist rati n of the Execu tive office of the Htate by His Excellency ha been Characterized by dl-tlngulshed ability", and will long be remembered by the tteople of the Hinte a bright and glorious epoch In her hist-try. Resolved, That III Excellency, In his retire ment from office, will take with him the good wishes of ihe people of the State, without distinc tion of narty, who, widi united voice, are ready to excl.um, with reference to his poitive acts, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant." Hon. William E. Niblack. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State, then ad ministered the oaih of office to Hon. A. (f. Porter and Hon. Thomas Hanna, Governor and Lieutenant Governor-elect. President Viehe then introduced Governor-elect A. O. Porter, who was received with cheers from the vast assemblage. He stepped to the front, and with a tremulous !and, plainly noticeable by every one in the im mediate vicinity of where he stood, deliv ered the following: I enter upon the Important trust confided to m by th9 people with unfetzaad diffidence tu Pf tfty 19 U&rp AUy ti praTt sj4 fftpoa UAf l'Ults, but with a firm purpose to perform uu-'ivtuu u.ii rence aim minies, au'a wud a con -taut rviittiu for the public welfare. me severe cnastlineut of the rojent hard times, thoush it occasioned much distress and 8uffet Ing. has been followed by many compensa- mi ueiirius. r rugai naotts. mom simnie taste-, and a rvllan-e upon pa i lent industry as the bet means of ob'aiiiiiiK a ttable competence or v ea'th, have returned, and It has come to be felt by many, made not le.-j happy by what they deemed the heavy strokes of adverse fortune, that there are copious fountains of eujoyment which bike their rise, not In the eager pursuit of riches. out in me cultivation ! the mind, in the laying up of store of useful mid entertaining knowl edge, luthe warmer nurture of the social affec tions, and In the exercise of that wiser benevo lence which, v hen stinted in the means of giv ing, turns In an increased measure to a study of the means by which conditions mav be estab lished which will render want less f reqüent. inis oeuerMaie or public sentiment ought to be reflected in the character of our legislation,, and in the administration of the public service. No unnecessary tsxes ought to bo Imposed. The secret ways by which, under the form ot per quisitiMi and loss enact meut in rclstjoii to costs, public offices are mado unnwcssarilv lucrative. ought to be studiously avoided; and legislallon ought V be lu such f.irm as to tnaUe known to the jeople, as fnr as practicable, the comtensa tlon rcciived by every oftWr. The only efficient way to crre-t evils is to make the mischiefs which produ e them as obvious as possible. All moneys received from taxes ought to be promptly appllci to the pursses for which they were collected, and a turplus of the Kcneral fund of the Treasury outsht to be applied quickly to- warn tne extmubnment or the Mate s tutiuen indebtedness. Ko surtilus iusht to be allowed fir any conoitlernMe length of time to be idle in the Treasury, or ever in be loaned for the trivate profit of any officer. For the last seversl ycirs the taxes collected tm the general fund have leeu more than sufficient tomeet the demands tiier!on. It is not creditable to the .State that, in conse quence of this surplus not having bet n applied, as it accumulated, toward the payment of ny part of the btate s innbtelne. the eop!o have been paying interest upon h part of that indebted ness which ought to have been discharged bv this surplus. If the l.tw which was intended to make an pi ii. MppiiCHoie, s it srobe, towara tne discharge of the funded d-htof the rtnte. Is not obviously plain, its intent outrht to be exires.sel hv amendment wlia the most perspicuous clear ness. Tue bencvrlent institutions of the State ought to bo watched over with anxious vigilance, not only to Knard. as ivects the inmates, against any iutt niional abucs and willful niisniauage- raent a'td reghct. but the hardly less serious abuses that often creep in imperceptibly through routine. Where wlarue a b4ly ol helpless per sons is collected separated frm their friends and placet under the care of persons who must he governed in their treatment and care of them. In the long inn. however li ipi ily exceptional may be iadividuul iitam es, chietlv by a sense merely of official responsibility the experience of man kind has hhow u that there is a constant liability to an abuse or neglect of the trust. There is also often a di-po-iiiou to treat these places too much aa asylums and too lutie as places wncre the in mates a .v to be restored to or prepared for a con dition vliich will make them oease to be a chaige upon tbe Mate, and enable them to be self-sup porting and uscini member ot society. It seems to me that, as an additional safeguard to thest afflicted wards of the state, and to secure with more certainty such efficiency In their re storation instruction as may be desirable, a Hoard of Visitors. coino.cd of ersous noted for tlulr ze d and disinterestedness in benevolent un dertaking4, ought to be appointed. They should be cl'ithed Ith power any number or all of them together- to visit nt pleasure the several In stituii i is, and to inquire without restriction into all things relating to their management, luclnd ing st-ecially the treatment of inmates. The members ought merely to b s their actual ex tienses. to be shown by an hemied account prot- erly ve: if , ri : and to guard against turning what l meant to le an occasional Insveciion inui a per manent bu"ines. It would bo proper to prescribe a msshniin sum w hich the exxjii3ei of no year shall exceed. This Hoard. It Is believed, ought to bo compttsed of five persons, and of th e I have no hesliatiou in saying that provislo;t o ii;ht to be made that two, at least, shall be wi.m.'ii, They, better than others, could learn what ought tobe known in relation to the treatment of their own sex. and their s; mpathetic feelings, quick intuitions hi id experit:ice lu conduct of household would, in many c.ises. enable them to discern the abuses and no ds of inmates of the other sex better than their nale nssH?iates. In relation to the domestic economy of thee establishments, in which theie is a tendency often to extravagance and waste, their obst-rvatlon ami suggestions would be likely to I e n.oct valuable. Tbe skill and economy with which our Reformatory for Women is conducted by wor ieu, attests their capacity to take a leading and betieficlal purl iu tbe administration of all our public charities. The munificent fund in the possession of the State f r popular education, and all taxes in aid thereof, ought to be devoted with scrupulous rilelit to the obiects to which it is made legally appucid.ie. hue teachers should ne latrly com penman. r. and no expenses should be spared which are necessarj for tha efficient conduct of the co nmon-schooi system, care should be con stautly taken to keep the machinery of the sys tem as lm pie as possible. THE CONdTITt'TfONAL AMENDMENT. The nmendments to the Constitution, which at the la-t cprlng election were eubmltted to ihe elector for adoption or rejection, have been held by the Supreme Court, in opposition to what, it is believtd. had. previously to the decision, been the general eense of the legal profession, not to have b en Constitutionally adopted. The 'ot:rt, w bile deci ling tbu, took occasion toexpiessan opinion that another submission might U.ke plnce, notwUhstandlng the suhmls slun at d vote which have occurred. If the Legis lature shall choose to provide therefor by an appropriate enactment. The Court, though not now couponed entirely of the wrae raembersas when the decision was made. will, it is believed, fed ct-i8tralned to accommodate itself to this sugges'.lun. whatever view the new Judges might entertain, if the question weie one of first Im- Cressiou. I therefore earnestly recommend that a ill be speeilly passed, giving the electors of the .State a iothor opportunity to pass their Judgment upon these amendments. The amendments have leen the theme of fre quent and careful diseubshm. So general is the sentlmjnt of unbiased men In thtir favor that 1 believe if a vote upon them Could be separated from party politics, it would be nearly uuanimous for the-r adoption. The expediency can hardly be questioned of limitirg wiibin reasonable bounds th debts which may te contracted by cities and Town ships, fo that taxes may not lecome an Intolera ble bui den, and of hxlng a limit upon the fees to be paid to otJieers in the populous Counties, o that while they shall be adequately compensated, estates and suitors may not he buidc-ned with needless com and our politics corrupted by the expeimitures made in the greedy scramble to ob tain of Ice. These reforms are provided for by twu of the amendments. Another amendment is of such extreme im portant that it may be regarded as almost vital to the elective franchise. When the elector places his ballot iu the box, it is a hollow and preisosferous ceremony if somtsoiherperson.no entitled to the franchise, may neu rallze his vote by a fraudulent ballot, or if some dishonest offi cer may substitute a false ballot for the one he has deposited, or stu IT the box with tici.'tlous bal lots, uur laws dr not provide the Constitution will not allow that they shall provide that the person who offers his ballot shall prove, even when challenged, that he has resided a single hour or minute lu the County or precinct where hU vote is ottered. It is enough that he shall show that at the particular instant he Is such a resident, and has resided la the State for six month. No registration law can be passed; the Constitution 111 not allow one. Th consequence of all this is, that where even the most expensive and organized vigilance is maintained, persons from other Counties and other Slates, not entitled to vote at the Pnclncis where they lender their ballots, often succeed iu depositing fraudulent votes; and, where this vig ilance is not maintained, the feeble tiood-gales against fraud fly o'k-u at the first assault, and the ballot-box is deluged with fraudulent ballots. I find, upon examination, that nearly all the Northern states, except Indiana, require, as a qualification to vote, a ptevious reJdeuce of the voter iu the Precinct w here hU vote is offered, and that ha.dly a less number require a registra tion ol voters, 'l hese laws are an expres-slou of the people of those states, founded uism experi ence, that such provisions are necessary to pre serve the purity of ihe elective franchise. At every general election lor many years sums of motiey. vastly greater thau has ever been sus ected by the ieople, have been expended to pre vent Invasions of the ballot-box by persons not authorized to vote, which need not have been ex- nended but for the clause in our Constitution that will not allow safeguards against fraud to le cs-tabll-hed, whieuoiirowitexpe'ietict! hs shown to be necessary, and the legislation of other .States ha provided with resiwct to those states. Had laws seid ra lullict merely a single evil. Where the facill.ies for fraud are so considerable, the mem beis of each party tuts k that their oppo nent wid perpetrate them, and the next step is too apt to be to lay schemes by which wrong may lmei by kindred wrong. Ihe consequence of all this Is that politics become embittered; that neighbors who, iu their business transactions, would place implicit confidence in each other, believe that, to obtain a party advantage, they would quarter false voters, encourage repeating and connive at a false count of the ballots, mid that the young, learning and believing that fraud is perpetrated without disgrace by the most re spectable iktsous, lu what they are taught to la; the most Imp rtanl of transactions, are not able to draw the re lined distinction which would make It wrong or disgraceful to perpciraie frauds lu less important ones. Thus the foundation vl pilvate virtue rc Hapd by tolerance given to public fraud. CONSTITt'TIONAL CO.NVENTIOW. I regret that I am notable to concur with my Immediate and resa-ctcd predecessor lu his opinion that a Convention might to Ihj callcl to retise our present Constitution. I do not believe that there It a necessity for such a Convention, and ihe people would not, in my Judgment, so hhhi afier they have emcrgtd from the financial crisis which has crippled tli;lr means of support, patiently incur the needhss but great excuse incident to its assemnlare. The present Constitution contains an admirable provision for Its own amedment without the is sembllng of a Cotivetillon. If two successive Legislatures shall recommend a particular amend ment. It shall then be submitted to the peojio. This avoids two extremes the one, of not allow ing the Constitution to respond by ameudmint. with reasonable promptness, to the deliberate will of the people; the other, of hasiWy placing In the Constitution Improvident provision i whlct It would be difficult to withdraw. By theslaplt aeftm prorl4t4 la "ls CvnsUtuUon tUeil, apylt facilities are furnished for amending that lnatru ment as such amendments may, from time to time, be deemed necessary. The provision of the present Constitution are, in the main, wise and satisfactory to the people; they have generally undergone interpretation by the Courts, and their construction Is fixed aid determined. If a new Constitution shall be framed, we shall again be launched upou a sea of doubt, and be compelled to incur the exense and inconvenience, which, iu praeth-e. will be found to be great, of having the meaning of its principal provisions settled by Judicial coustruc tion. DRAINAGE OF SWAMP LANDS. The best means of reclaiming by drainage the vast area of swamp lands in the State w hich it will not be practicable to reclaim under the pro vision of existing laws, ought to engage your earnest attention. These lands, according to the best estimate attainable, embrace more thau KOO.OoO acres of soil that would be highly pro ductive, if rendered by drainage susceptible of cultivation. This area is larger than the terri- toiial area of Rhode Island, and more than one fourth as large aa that of Goiiiiecticu. These lands aro already crossed by railroads, and lie conveniently near to the cities of Chicago mid Louisville respectively, and the drainage would, by increasing their value, add greatly u the taxa ble wealth of the State. The lauds tbe natural market of whose products is Chicago would find. it Is understood, a convenient means of drainage through the Kankakee River, could the hartiers which obstruct the flow of that stream be re moved. Thee obstructions, however, are in the state of Illinois, and it haa not been found prac ttcable to get rid ot the difficulties which lie in the way of acquiring a right to remove them. There is strong rea-on to believe that with an outlay immeasurably le than the value of the hencnts to be derived from the expenditure, the current of the Kanknkee might be diverted n the extent dcired into the Tippecanoe and Iroquois Itivers. thus reducing the height of the Miriaoe of the stream and rendering tbe country whose natural dram it is susceptible "'f easy and cheap reclamation by ditching. I urgently recommend that provision be maae by law for tbe employment of an fcneineer. of hif.ii skill in his profession and of good general knowledge, to make a careful fetirvey of such por tion of our swamp lands as are deemed Insuscep tible of early recianffition under existing provis ions of law, with a view of ascertaining how these lands can be drained, the probable exense oi drainage, and how the expense can be so defrayed that the owners may be able, without sao hieing them, to pay the cost of reclamation. It is proper to remark that an examination of the legislation of other States shows that the money required to effect the oraluage of lands is often raised upon bonds issued by Commissioners of Drainage, secured by a pleoge ol aasCHsments, which latter ate made payable in iusiullments running for a senesof j ears, and bearing inter est from the time they respectively mature. DEPARTMENT OF STATISTIC AND GEOLOGY. The Department of Statistics and Geology, un der Its zealous and efficient head, has been suc cessful in collecting trustworthy facts relating to many interesting subjects. Among these may be mentioned the rather novel statistics showing the cost of building and maintaining fences through out the State, and suggesting whether the time has not come when, iu parts of the Stale much denuded of timber and where the expense of maintaining fences is necesnaiily great, it would not be good policy to dispense with them alto gether. This Uureau ought to be liberally sup ported, and tbe scope of its duties iu relation to the collection of statistics gradually enlarged. The collection of authentic facts upon subjects relating to the public health, public morality, and the wealth ami development of the State is very very important, and has iu this sxate, until re cently, been too much neglected. It has been wild that the progress of a ieople In civilisation may be traced lu the improvement made from age to age iu their public thoroughfares. It might be correctly said that the progress of a btate. aiier It has reached a certain stage of advancement, may be accurately measurea by the zeal and care with which it collects and co-ordinates facts in relation to all matters which concern the health, morality and material welfare of its citizens. Great progress is being made i.i some of the States iu preventing the development and arrest ing the progress of particular maladies by a care ful compilation of facts tending to show the con ditions under which they arise, or are p pagat ed, and physicians are beginning to be employed in highly-educated communities to bring their learning and experience to bear more in prevent ing the development of diseaes than in curing them aftr tbev have developed. Facta industri ously collected w ith respect to local causes of disease, or conditions under which diseases arise, will contribute gieatly to a knowledge of the means of preventing suffering and of prolonging life: and the expense of collecting them will be far more than compensated by the saving effected tu theci6t of remedies. Millions of dollars, it is believed, now withheld, would be generously and ungrudgingly given iu great benefactions, could it be clearly shown that they might not, in the long run, produce harm rather thau good by removing Incentives to in dustry and frugality, a.id by thus occasioning in the end more suffeilng than they cure. In Ku glaud It has been ascertained by a careful collec tion at'd observation of statistics, that vot a few benevolent uude taking" founded in the tender est motives of pilvate charity have practically operated as handmaids of vice. Accurate knowl edge, founded on carefully ollated facts relating to the best means of bestowing private leiiefae tlons, would be of inestimable service, and so f tr from lessening these beneficent gifts, would in crease them to an indefinite extent. It is notcredi table to our civilization that. while tbe means for supporting life and enhancing its comforts have, iu receut years. iacrea.sed In far greater proportion that the increase of populati.m. and when periods of widespread want are knowu to recur with a periodic regularity almost as cer tain as the reappearance oi planets at particular points in their orblta, our several States have made no endeavor, by well-considered legislation, to collect fact which might enable them greatly to rcdv.ee the conditions under w hich such want arises, aud to militate the suffering which is un avoidaole. To solve the difficult social problems which from ai;e to age arise, without revolutionär vio lence or a disturbance oi public order, a careful collection of facts which have a relation to these problems is of the highest possible value. Without submitting specific recommendations. I commend to you the importance of the Bureau above mentioned, with particular reference to the Collection of statistics, and urge the passage of such further enactments as may seem to you to be proper, to increase its scope and efficiency, and more and more insure, by the adoption of a wise system of comparative tests, the accuracy of all facts concerning the truth f which there miht. from the nature of the case, be fair grounds of qties.tloU. MARRIED WOMEN. I cn not omit a briet reference to the liberal and wise legislation of thisHtate with respect to married women. Ours was one of the eai liest States io alstllsh the old law of dower an e.-tate merely for life, and fettered in various ways uiih respect to the means .f enjoyment aud substi tuting for it an absolute fee simple tluht i.i the wife to a thitd of the estate. Along with this leg islation many of the other harsher lent u res of the common law with respect to the inheritance i f estates were changed to her advantage by being made to follow the course of the more rertued affections. Following this legislation, though after a xmsiderable lapse of time, came a repeal of that odious provision Of the common law which gave to the husband absolutely all the wife's per sonal estate which came to her before or after the marriage. At last, though not until after many years, came legislation coi.ferrli g tijon her the right, with scarcely any limitation, to enter into private ontracs and to bind ner estnte thereby. All these ameliorations, st just and wise, w liich have affected society far more than inanv meas ures that have divided parties aud excited parly frenzy, have been accomplished without having once, it is believed, been accompanied by a party division, or by party strife, or by any public ex citement. They have lveen merely the reductions of a more and more enlightened puMlc opinion. Contemporaneously with these ameliorations, women nave been admitted to a part iu the man agement of educational, benevolent aud eiial institution-'. The intelligence, fidelity and femi nine delicacy with which generally they have performed their duties, are universally acknowl edged. The art of organization, of working with unity and efficiency in considerable numbers, has been learned by them, an J this is one of the ele ments best fitted to prepare them, in the fullness of time, for the higher aud more Important pub lic duties which may well be expected to be de volved upou them. I am iuformed that c-rtaiu ladies of hlxh mental endowments and large cul ture, hose lives aud example, as wives aud mothers, have won for them in the communities in which they live the greatest possible respect, will ask in be heard by you iu person in an ap plication to have an amendment of the Constitu tion submitted to tbe eople w hich shall pnlde for conferrlni? upon women the right of suffrage. Without debiting to obtrude an opinion upon you concerning the wisdom of such a provision. I trust that the most worthy and respectable ladies who will present the application will ue received by yon with the gallant and generous hospitality to which their live and characters so justly en title them. DEATH OF HON. JAMES P. WILLIAMS. On Ihe 2Hh day of November last. Hon. James I. Williams, while t'overnor of the State, was re moved by riealh from the responsible official trust which had la'eu confided to him by the people lie tiled full of years, in complete possession of his i-iculties, aud cheered by the animating con sciolist, ts of having led a spotless life. Deprived in yo.ith of any but the most limited education, and having availed himself but little of the ad vantages ol travel, a certain uarrowhcof views may have been tKH'asloiially evident in his life; but he had a sound and healthy mind. Within h Is ow ti range of blon his perceptions were clear, and there was a simple uprightness and rectitude iu his conduct that always kept him in the straight oath of duty, aa he understood that duty tola, with the hlstorv of the State, aud espe cially w ith its legislation, he had long been famil iar, and this knowledge was of sen ice to bit in the office, from w hich death released him. That office he ministered with conscientious integrity. He was an honest public servant, aud be lived and dealt uprightly with his fellow men. His mem ory is held in respect by the people, ami he has left to his children the precious legacy of an un sullied name. Let it be said to his honor that he was heartily in favor of the reteutly submitted constitutional amendments; that he regretted the decision by w hich they were held not to have been adopted, and that he thought that, in cases of doubt, It was better even for the judicial ul- buuais to strain a point to uphold thau to subvert the will of tho people. THE BEVIBIOX OF LAW. The couiDllatiou and revision of the laws wh'ch hive been In course of preparation by a Ccmm a lion compcitd pt Mttsn, fraxcr, Turfb l Ptot'Cnburjr, Is & matter of great importance, and should receive the special attention of the Legislature.- It should b provided that the laws of a general nature enacted during the present session shall be Incorporated, according to the plan of compilation adopted by the Commission. Pro vision should nlso be" made for preparing the work for publication. Until this is done, and an index prepared, the proper labors of the Commis sion will not be completed; and for thit purpose the Commission (or at least some member of it appointed for the execution of that task) should be continued. The Commission, or some member of it, should als. be charged with the duty of superintending the printing of the bvk. The publication of an edition large enough to supply the wants of the State and the people should also be nrovlded for. In this connection attention Is called to the fact that no provision whatever has ben made for the compensation of the Commissioners, and that even their necessary expenses hsve, in part, been borue by themselves. BOARD OF PARDON'S. The Commissioners, along with other new legiv Ut Ion favored by them, have proposed the estab lishment of a lSourd of Pardons, w ithout whose advl.-eand consent the Governor bhall not have atithoiity to grant pardons in any case, except such as may. by law. be left to bis sole power. I concur with my immediate predecessor iirtl:e belief that there is tu necessity for the establish ment of such a Board. The pstwer to grant par dons without any restraint but his own honest and l itelliget'.t discretion, has bcn confided to the Governor ever since the state was organized. While in a few instances this power mnv have been unwisely exercised. It can not be said that it has been abued. It is believed that, as a rule, th Governor will exercise this power more care fully and deliberately where the respoiisibilitj of granting the pir-lon is not chared with others. Remedial k-gi-'j'Mor. Is generally unwise when supposed mi.-c'def me:"'it to b cured has not become dear and obvious. ItU believed tn..t in this State the exercise of the power to pardon offenders has heivi governed, with very rare excep tions, ry tbougntfiil and sober judgment. For one upon whom this responsibility is about to be cast, t can fcsy that 1 am willing to accept it, as my predecessors have done, and trust for my virdica- llou to the judgment of the p"ople. THE L'ollTg OF CITIZEX-sniP. The late Presidential election contained a re newed expression of the determination of the people that the provisions of the fundamental law ot the laud, with respect to the rights of cid zetishin. stmll not N lishtlv disreearded. No party can justly chain to be National that would coun tenance the deprivation of any particular class of citizens oi tnis uignest constitutional tight. Kor JOO vears a clasa of citizens now invested with this Just Constitutional prerogative produced bread which they were not allowed to eat. The fruits of their hard and painful boll went to othors. and not to themselves. Those who tool- it. let us charitably suppose, did not believe ihey did wrong; those who w ere too weak not to suffer it, did not revolt, but bore the wrong with humble iatien-e. A war came, which, they le- lieved, was being fought under the Providence of God, to set them free. They were willing. If need should be. to fight in the open field, and to die for that caus-. I 'U they would not be assassins or ince diaries, r.iid they look care of defenseless women and children, when those who were their natural protvtoi were tighting against thecauns which they loved, and for which, in battle, they were ready to offer, if need were, their blood. Ther right now to vole is guaranteed by the Con stitution, and it is as Of-mplete as the right of tnosew no lotnit rty i.eia rule over tncm. it. in education, or whatever else Is desirable, they do not come up t the standard of those w ho once ruledthem.it is not their fault. The fault is with th-ne w ho now strive to deprive them of this liiestimsMe irancnise. 1 here can lie no fraternal peace as loüg as this right is willful withheld. The partv under whom? edmlulstratlve policy the war for tho Union was conducted Sias Mever shown hostility toauy thlug that would really help the section where this won I? praedced. It beers no malice toward the South. For tho improvement cf the harbors and river. of that section of the countrv Its reprswfctuames .te without sectional vreiu dice and the industrial laws which it has passed would, if welcomed by the South, foster the diversi.'icaion of her i Adin.tr ies and bring ou the conditions wbich have filled the Northern .-states with varied pursuits and the advantages of Isrgt ly accumulated wealth. The older citizens of the South, who held thL class in bondage, cau not easily surreuder the prejudice which thv feel against investing the freedmeu with a prerogative so high as the bal lot: but theie aie hund'eds of thousands of voung men in the South, now of the age to vote, who can hardly remember when slavery existed, who have bit a faint remembrance of the war, who look niton it as fortunate for the South that slavery has fallen; who, as time has passed, have plainly seen that w hat they have often upheld as error has proved to b the highest truth, vet who cling wbh immovable tenacity to antiquated preju dices', and never share iu the satisfaction of those who move luthe vanguard for right. To such lui.ht ve not well -ay : Von are brave: yon are gal lant. To be brave and gallant Is much, but to be just Is more. And w hat more glorious than to see all these hlh qualities bheddtng their luster uimii one another? fchall prejudices wnicn narrow the mind and extlu guish the sparks which kindle a geuerous ardor in the s 'til. keep those great dualities apart that natuie always strives to bring together? Because, tinder more favorable conditions, the Northern ptspie nrsi sa tne ngnt, snail you refuse to see it at all? lour generous natures, if once allowed to be released from bondnse to a degrading preju dice, would embrace, with delighted zeal, tbe opportunity hi right the great wrong; Inflicted by slavery, by conceding with generous alacrity to th(se who were oppressed, aud to their descend ants, every Constitutional light with which the iNatiou has Invested them. THE CORNER-6TOSE OF THE CAPITOL. Ulsan occasion of regret that I have to feel myself constrained to ttfer to a most disagreea ble topic. In placing iu the corner stoue of tbe new t'npftol memorials of the history and prog' res of the State, none was placed In it referring to me deedsol valor oi ner soldiers, who went forth t Imttle to preserve the Union, and to save Indiati't from becoming a fr-tate upon the border, subject to hostile raids and Incursions, and ex posed, ai tbe first approach of war, to the invasion of hostile armies. In the address delivered on iheocta-lon of la ing the corner stone, many minor incidents in tne nisiory oi the state were dwelt upon witi eloquent copiousness, but no reieiecce wa made to the Illustrious dead, whose lives were offered a? a sacrifice for the welfare of their State and the preservation of their country Nor wt's mention made of the no less illucarlous living, whose grateful presence among U6 is a con ti died remembrancer of the Immortal cause for which they fought. If memoilals of their services had bce i placed In this repository, the omission in the address would hfve been unimportant, but no .e having been placed there, the address seems to emphasize the supposition that no recognition was to ue made ot their services, tnelr sacrifices, or their hertdstn. Ii will nut detract from the renown of the dead and IIil honorable fame of the lit ing soldier that this was not done. 'Ihelr place In history isse cute. in less than half a generation It has come to be c mfessed by the most Intelligent of those who weie thdr enemies, that it wa best even for them that the intrepid deeds which they per- loiiueo weie none as age suau follow age, ihe can enr which they fought, their sacrifices and their prowess, will become more and more llius triou. When, perhaps, a century hence, the new edifice now ascending shall be razed to the ground, to make rom for some still more iraptw ing structure, and the fame of these heroes shall shine with th luster of the sun, w hat w ill be said of the generation who, in placing in the corner stone of its chiel temple the memorials of its his tory, c uld find no room for any record or men ilmofthem? It has It en suggested that this omission may be redressed by placing some statue or other object In the dome commemorative of their serwevs, and thus show that, while wecould not remember them while laying the base of the t Hpiu.l, we were constrained to remember them when real lug its i lunacies. I have no hesitation in saving that If it can be done without releasing the -.sureties upon bonds oi ttie contractors, tnis comer-stone should be laid bare, ihe retository of its treasures should be opened, and there should be placed therein a careful record in relation to tbe war, of whatever a great and patriotic Mate might deem best worth preserving iu a record of it most illustrious citl- sens. Nor should omission be made to leave there some mention of the great Governor, who was not less a soldier because he never drew a sword: who btaved dancers as great ns those did who fell in battle: and whose care and vigilance and inex hausiihle energy iu anticipating and providing for every want of our soldiers, iu ever" field, seemed to luvest him with the property of ubiquity. 1 am sure, gentlemen, that no one will be so uncandld as to suspect that In saving what I have said on this theme. I have sought to revive any old animosities. Surely It cau not be a party quetioti that we shall honor the heroes ol our great civil Mrlfe. whether they wore epaulettes or a knapsack. We cau all now do Justice even to the m Uta ken braves w ho crossed swords Ith them iu that ctrife. SEKtilOKs OF IHK LEGISLATURE. The long retention Pi the Constltttitlon, with out an effort to change it. of the clause limiting the sessions of the Legislature to sixty days, shows that the sense oi the people is that all needed measures of legislation can b proerly co'-sidered within .hat time, except under extra ordinary circumstances. This -sopular conviction ought U be treated wiih honest respect, aud that respect ought to oe exhibited b a diligent aud faithful ettort to get through with the business which will be before you within the period lim ited for a regular sev Ion. '1 his tan be done mtt t ffectually by huslwiudlng at the early part of the session the valuable time ofteu lost by procras tination and by not proceeding at once strenuous ly to the task in hand. It would give me great pleasure to see this Legislature honorably dis tinguished by the zealous promptitude with w hich It shall enter upon its work, and I partic ularly urge nieiulKjrs who have had previous leg islative exjift icuce to use their bcid efforts to get the machinery necessary for the work of legisla tion in effeciie order as soon as possible. J congratulate you upon the favorable auspices under which you arc assembled. The extlte ments incident to the late animated State and National canvasses have cubslded, and the better feelinvs which prevailed before they began have returned. Differences of political opinion exist between you. but these ought not to be allowed to elfect i he cordiality of your personal relations, or to oiistrucl or retard the work you have in hand. For my own iart I calnte you all, without restect to party, with unaffected good feeling, aud it will give me p Insure to render to you, with out reseive, whatexer facilities the Lxevuuve Le partment can furnish you in aid of any coutem- kt.u4 1 a lata is-kti 1 at 11 t hosafriM irantlaman tnttr WÜ dUbjtnc an with, hearty food will one toward another, upon the tavks which hat beeu assigned to us by the peopla. LIEUTENANT OOVERXOß'i AD DB ESS. Senators I enter upon the discharge of the duties of the office to which 1 have been elected with a keen appreciation of the repousitJl!tv intrusted to we by the pep'e of our .State. 1 am not able to briug with me the legislative ex perience which manvof you have already gath ered. As your presiding officer many acu of omission and commission ou my part may tend to mar the harmony of your proceedings; yet I earnestly ask your co operation and forbearance, and I now assure vou that any failure ou my part will be the resutof a misdirected under standing. Vou are to be coiieratulatr-d upor having been chosen to the legislative branch of oar sitate government at this ieriod, aud that your ofiicial responsibility has come upon you in these auspicious tiroes. To be chosen Senators iu a great State like Indiana is a mark of no ordinary preferment. You are considered fortunate, in asmuch as your ofiicial duties have fallen to you? lot In Urn, the most peaceful ana pros perous era known to our Common wealth. iou loox aoroaa aim ou see the Nation at peace w ith the world. Recovering from the paralysis of "hard times." her mills and factories have aialn begun thtir joyful music; and fields have laughed in bountiful harvest. aud the blessings of prosperity are fast w-ttliug down upon her. The people of our Government. tooth s. iate and national, are now more intelli gent, prosperous, happy, and better able to deal with tbe great questions ot ihe day than at any other period of our history. The obligations resting upon you are therefore greater than the duties waich fell to tbe lot of your predecessors. You commence where they left off, and yen are to legislate in the interest of a mor advanced civ ilization. W e have just passed through a heated olitlcal campaign; the otneers of our Hate and ation nave lcen chosen acooroing u tDe lorm of our Omslitutiou and laws, without any menace to our free Institutions, and ibe rss-tple have turned from the excitement incident to the elections, to the peaceful avenues of their various purnaits. For this happy result tre should congratulate our-elvta as a people, a Htate, and a Nation. While your body Is composed of members from different political parties, and eich of yru repi sent separate cons ituencies, and are, to a certain exteut, held accountable to your respective par ties and IUstriets. yet you are legislators for the whole btate foi w hich you make laws, and to which you will be required to render a full ac count of your ftewardship. It should be the highest aim of every member to advocate and enact Mich laws as will tend to promote the gen eral weKare of all the people, and meet the exigen cies of the times and the demands of our advanc ing civilization. You should not with poorly digested legislation break up the ld established laws, precedents, and customs w hich now govern our peoplo. It would be far better to adjourn without any legislation whatever, than to enact uew laws which, poorly understood, will re- aulre the interpretation of the Courts, to etennine the rights of person under them. A few plain laws, well-digested and easily under stood, are expected and demanded by the people at your hands. It w 111 not be expected of me on this occasion to recommend to yourconsideratlon the various subW'ts to which your attention hould be devoted. Upon these, I have no doubt, you will, lu your wisdom, legislate. You will, how ever, permit me to say that you should not fall to guard with patriotic devotion tbe InUrets of ourCoumon Schools, for I consider our Com mon School; the anchor of the tst ate, the corner stone of our free institutions and the chief motor of our civilization. You should not neglect to do whatever is needful or necessary for the more etfi dent management of our Henevolent Institu tions, Our ttate charities should not fall to ac complish the purposes designed by the Constitu tion and law. There are other matters w hich I might mention, but in conclusion let me say that von thotild 60 legislate as to lighten the burden of taxation; to make our Govern ment strong without tbe rigor of royalty; to give every person tho largest liberty without tyrannical license, to give every person, whatever his ere d or color, equal protection id liberty before ihe law. By accomphehltig these ends you will have done your whola duty the lie p re son tat Ives ol a free and intelligent cons itueucy. Then the purposes of our Government will not haveb-en a failure. Your reward will be the consciousness of having performed your part well unfiiiichirgly done your duty. Senators, it will be my purpose to do all in my power to facilitate the business of the session, and I shall ex psct like assistance at your bands, I w ish you to remember that on the floor of the skniate your righta are In all respects equal, and I indulge the hope that when our deliberations have ended, nothing will have occurred which will mar the pleasant memory of the friendships and associations here formed, or which ynu'may wish wore left undone. I trust me will have a pleaai.t and profitable session and that the re Mults will be such a to honor yourselves, reflect credit on the Mate, and meet the approval of the people whom you represnt. This concluded the cortnonies of the af ternoon. Tb Reception, which occurred at Governor Torter'a resi dence, Xo. 501 North Tennessee street, in the evening, was well attended by city eo pie who called to pay their respects to the Governor and his bride, although but a small representation of members of the Leg islatnre were present during the time the Sentirel representative remained at the houfe. 25 YEARS' EXPERIENCE! DR. REEYES, THE Indian Eotanic Physician LATE OP LONDON, ENGLAND, The most kiu-ctMfnl estarrh, lang and throat doc tor In America, is peraianrutly located at ihe cor ner cf Illinoi. and Louisiana strM, i dlsnars.li, Indiana, bor lie will rssinine all d iim , and tell the complaint willivot akiog a singl juesiiun. 7Ceniiltation Fro, Id cither German or Em-lUh. PERMANENT CURES I Ir. Re; warrant a permanent cur of th fallt ins di'-aeii: Piles and turners, itcliinfc and protrudi-iy, cured itlnut p-tiu or mti umenu; cau-ct-r ciit d in all their forms witliunt the knife er sick tie of tlie patient. T!i Ikwtor has cur d loio dredi ( this rlreniifal auker of tti tmuiau body, which li't huffled the ncruma'iited skill if j-. Iii r-me lies escrl njriMui: known to ni-dicl science-. Ilr il'ftna the world to bi ! n liitn a c wli-rs ilit ro in fcufh. lent vitality to sufttaiu tbe jtteni, that lie CHti B"t rare. AnypTwii wishin lurtlier Inf r mation or tr-tnieut, should rive hi a a. rail It lieu -matiani firod sod warranted to stay cur! ia mvtj case. 411 turmi of lllood and Shin DI lire Petmaoenllj Cared ! Sotch as tetter, a't rheum, scrofula or syphilitlc sores, strictures, seminal t-akum or per nisi, rhwa, primary and strondry atpLilis, ptouoi rhu-a, or clirouic venereal, kidney or urinary diteasrs ol eil her ?X, young or oid. u matter how td. He cballeiigea a comparison with any )li) sician in Anivuca In cur i ni( these diseases. Loss ot maul ovd restored. I l.e Iocior cau refer tobtindieds t ton fleeted -ho credit their -o et nl extsteuce to beon cured by bun. All nioles, Mtth-ntarks aud Ir-ckle removed. Also, all tbe various distasi of the eje and ear. FOB TUE LAD1KS OÜLT1 A lady, at aoy period of life, from childhood to th aTAve, may, if ill, suffer roui ue or mure ot tbe fol lowing diseit, which, the Doctor will tsirivet cur: Liver complaint, ludi stion of the stomach. nervous eakueee, lung dit-sj, etc., ir. la-eus of tbe vaaiua or woaub, leicorrh.t-a or w hiles. autver Inn, retroversion, autiplfxioi, retropK sioo. r ulcer ation of this organ, sick b a-lchs, rhmmatisni aud sciatic paiue. lnopsy pernitneut Iv cured in a short time without tappiug. or wilte lot hood re. cr. Illinois and Jomslan iirMl. lud IIa Ihdlaa. Private medicat aid. All diseases nf aseret tis'.ire speed' I cared. If iu trouble call or writt rverfertlr confidential. ANT CASK OFVieKT TTABIT CUBED IM TXK DATS.