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nno EAVBNWORT WEEKLY T JL1 ju. C-5srri'h.r$tsttsbK. bi J 0 K. ArtUnj .ar.usr) 1EC1 J LEAVENWORTH KANSAS, THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27. 1879. NUMBER!, 250, gtncss: E TIMES - . i i i o XKiiC-CHia JU1US THGKSDAY, FEBRUARY 27. 1S79, Tm.r.r: auk orwrm whotiiisk &f. ion. the Judge Abbott, of Boaton, who led "respcctaMe Democrat" la the Massa chusetts campaign last year, thicks tLe " Itepublicans will make a great political blunder if they fail to tominats Grant" ' inlSSO. a i.oj.:m; cajie. Thcc Presidential aspiran's who took such an active part in puhirg tbroagh whs.t is tyled " the infamous Chinese bill," in order to "save the vote of California1 have probably begun to suspect that they paid a higher price fcr the vote of Califor nia than the commodity is worth. fou v.t i.i;iamj. Two ship load ol Britirh soldiers have lift England in the last three days for the seat of war in Africa, and Feveral other vessels loaded with troop', will leave nut week. In a few weeks the army of Lord Chelmsford will be strong enough to re sume the offensive, if the Zulus don't man age meanwhile to cut it up in detail a not wholly improbable contirgency, if they are really able, as reported, to put fifty thou sand men in the field. ENC.l.lbll litIKi:itn, Some of the British strikes ate subsiding, but they hart coet much money and aroused much bid pas.-ion, and want of confidence between employers and employed In a few caws the latter have s ucceeded in main Uinieg old rat?, but in others thty have cot. At Asbrcn the breach still continues The mill owners are preparing for a lock out if tLe strikers do not yield. This step trill keep ten thousand men out of work. It is said that ia thee exceptionally hard times pome reasonable ailjustment can not be rescind. riUKca'AM. Tiir.VfA ui.-r. Sekirg of "cheap Chincfe labor," a IJ,ton exchange asks if any of its readers can point to a Chinese laundry in that city where washing is done cheaper than by white people? No affirmative answer has lca received, and it is not likely that the-e will be. Chinese laundrymen are pa tronized in the East, nit because their charges are lee, but because tl.ey generally do tl eir work better than those with whom they come in couietition Chinamen, lil e everybody else, charge all they can get for their labor, to i:-vcnuit.i. 7iAJFARiuKr.s. There is a bill pending beforo the North Carolina Legislature to exempt from taxa tion for fifteen years all establishments for the manufacturing of cotton and woolen fabrics, agricultural instrument, tools and marbirtry, which shall be erected in that State after the p-ssage of the bill. If Leavenworth had iiin-ucd some such policy as thi. and had used for the encourage ment of manufacturing enterprises the mil lions she has was'rd upon rjilroad, she would he to-day the largest city ia the West, and all the roads that she has paid for and never got, would be running here, because they c-.uldn't help it. CATTLK IS TIIIJ CIt SET. At a full mteting of the Cabintt a few days ago, the queUion cf discrimination pgainst American cittle, by foreign coun trif,wa under di-cu"ion,and very decided views were expre-Krd inrelaticu lotheneces sity for sjme lni-lation which would p:c vent di-enmination agaiu-t the American export cattle trade, either on the part of England or by any other natb-r, and il wa" intimated that for tbi pii'po--e a Ccmgres ricnal enactment to prevent the s-hipment f diseased rattle will be ncvcsiry. As the matter uuw stands, c Hectors of ca totns are directed to inspect cirgots of cattle ard give certificates of "oo con tagious diteare" bcn it ucn existence is shown to b a fact, ana to report all cases cf tnch diseses whtn dbcovertd. Tho cannot, however, prevent the shipment of disassd cattle. Tie subjfet will be brought by the I'resideat to the attcn tien of Cjrgress oril Stllt.llAI.. KCHOOLSl The normal school of the State have al ways been traded and dickertd abou", and aid to them has been voted without regard to th needs and wants ol the jeople The present winter i no tXi-eption to the rule. During the late Sccatoriil fi,:ht, Emporia through her Senator and others, traded with a part of our deligation, Eaiporia agreeing to vote for Geo. T. Anthony for Senator, provided some of our dehgitiou would vote for an appropriation to rebuild the normal school buildiDg at Emporia. This trade was maJe notwi'hstanding the people ol Emporia were opposed to George T. for Senator, and notwithstanding the fact that our people were oppo-ed to trad ing their cliims for a normal school in thi ci'y for the vote cf Emporia in favor of the election of a Senator they dida't want. It is said that wbca some of the friend' of the normal school here objected to the mak ing of the trade, George said: 'Htll! what is a normal school compared to a Sen ator?" Attention is called now to the trade which was made to sell us out, in order that our people may watch the vote on the normal school appropriation. SrUI'in LKOtSI.ATOKS. Or delegation at Topeka, present a ridiculous spectacle to the people of the State, when ttey demand legislation to en able them to compromise the indebtedness of the city and county, and at the same time refuse to act with the Representatives of the State, who are endeavoring to reduce the salaries of all city and county officials, "We were present in the Legislature, when the bill came up for the reduction of sala ries of county officers. They had voted to fix the salaries of the county treasurers of counties of not over twenty-five thousmd inhabitants at $2,500. The next motion was to fix the salaries of county treasurers, n counties having more than twenty-five thousand inhabitants. There is only one county in the State that would be affected by this clause, to wit: the county of Leav enworth. The country members insisted that $3,000 would be about in the ratio fixed for other counties in the State, but stricge to Bay our county delegation voted solid to fix the salary t $1,000, but the country members had good eense enough not to submit and thct pro tected Use interests of Leavenworth in so far that they fixed the amount at $3,300 per annum. This is only one ol the many instances in which cur delegation have shown en utter disregard of the withes of our people to obtain eich needed legislation as would reduce th-j current expenses of our city and county givernaents to such a. figure as would enable cur tax-ridden people to pay and leave e mgh to buy bread for their wives and childien. Wc eay again that nearly all the bills cTered by oar membrrs would it enacted into law do more harm than food. rt?. ,11li:Dni,M1 TO THE CIitItTI.lt. Of all tie extraordinary me a- urea brought before the prefect extraordinary Legisla ture, we think the bill introduced by Mr. Eevin, from the Tirtt ward of this city, for amending the city charter, is rather the nost remarkable, and furnishes a good il lustration of what FtziesmaEship cia ac- I coraplish when it hasa fair chance. Under . ordinarv circumstances, we should not think it necessary to notice such a bill as thlc, fcr in any ordinary Legislature it would probably be referred to the Cornmitte on Roads and Highways.or Federal Relation", but this is not an ordinary Legislature, and hence tbej poibUity that the bill will receive perious consideration. It begins by providing a salary of seven hundred and fifty dollars a year fcr the City Treasurer. The city taxes are all col'ected by the County Treasurer, there is nothing for the City Treasurer to do, and the office ought to be abolished. The provision to levy a license tax upon market gardeners is wrong. The provision permitting the Mayor and , Council to refund the bonded indebtedness, upon such terms as they may agree upon is I wrong. No such power should be placed in their hands. The salary of the Mayor is fixed at fix hundred dollars. He ought not to receive anything. The City Clerk is to be legislated into office till IS81, at a salary of twelve hun dred collars. His term ought not to be ex tended unless he is re-elected by the peo ple, and his salary should not le above six hundred dollars. The City Engineer is allowed a thousand dollars a year. Five hundred wculd be ample compensation for his services. The Ciiy Attorney is allowed twelve hundred a year. Thrcehundrid would pay him well for all the service required of him. The whole thirg is constructed upon a broad gsnge, extravagant plsn, and would aggravate the very evils that we are cow struggling to abolish. But the statesmanship of the thing is manifested in the fertility cf resources dis played by the author in his provisions for raiding the city revenue. The-bill proposes to levy a tax upon every kind of business, occupation and amusement, and in fact everything ehe. It begins by specifying "Auctioneer'", grocers, commission mer chants, retailers, merchants, hotel and inn keejf rs.bjsrding houses, public buildings," and goes on with a list of traces, callings and professions to be taxed, which would fill a column of The Times, specify ing lawyers, dentist", ice-wagons, and corn doctor", and then comes amusements of every kind, including ball', publi: meet ing', masquerades, amateur incatricsls, sucday school exhibition!', church festivals, public Ucturts, and everything else that takes pay. Lung teeter", venereal hospi tals, dance houses, dray drivers, horoscope views, muscle developers, magnifying glasses, acd fortune tellers, are also enu merated in the list, and are to be called upon to bear their share if the public bur- The complete list, as set forth ia the bill, o 'glit to be referrtd to a careful committee, to see if any got away. If it should be discovered after a nhile that some ore has been misstd, the others wouldn't like it. It ought to provide that if anybody ha; been overlooked he may be added afterward'. Acd the provhioa about corn doctors is a little vngue ; it ought to etate distinctly whether they are to pay cah or a share of the cri'p. There are several other weak paint of this character, and the measure is altogether too intricate to be pavei upon hastily. It ought to be laid over until the next Legislature race"1, in order to give the people time to tUe it all in. EnniRHATiiiV. There i" a prripeet that ear European immigration, which ha" greatly fallen off daring the past few years, is about to be come as great as in "old times " The great dqiretsion in trade throughout the old wr.rld i forcing thousand' of penple to seek new home", and no other portion of the world offers them such advantages as the United States. The following para graph on this subjtct we clip from the Xew York liiburi': It is a gd many year" since Mr. Car lyle reccminended emigration as one rem edy for X'jk social tviti- cf Ei gland; and Mr. Coblttt before him urged the san-e thing. In the dark days which have tem uorarily come to Engh-h prosperity, emi gration is again di'cu-sed witn renewed in ter ct. There is help proffered in some in stances to those ho wii-b to come to America. The State Quarry men's Union, of North Walts gives S35 to eTery member who will come to this country and agree to stay here. The labor market here, it is true, is not jii't now particularly lively, but there is the Great West for thoe who cinnot find work in the Est; and the wise emigrant upon his arrival, if he can, will set his face in that direction. Better times are clt"e at hand, if we may put our trust in the general itnpre-sion. and in other in dicntioLs of recurring prosperity. The lacd is a large or.e, and there is room for all. DEATH OF m:iKICAt CIIII.TOV. Columbus. Kt IS It. II Chilton. Adjn-tani-ti-neral of Ueu I.-e, and i-inc the war prenldrut of tl'e Columbus Mai.ufrfduilns Omip-iny, fell dead al his dfsk Kwlaj-,i;td overtlxlv. Ilrvtu acrHduttof sl Point from lrvlnlfl. He wa pnimotrd to Slt-Jor In the Mexican war, and w rwjmsterln Texas before the war. Telrgraphic Dispatch' Gtneral Chilton was breveted Major for gallant and meritorious conduct during the Mexican war. From 1S49 to 1S54 he, with his company B, First Dragroons, was cam paigning between the Missouri river and the Reeky Mountains and New Mexico, nearly always having commands, and prob ably the hardest service ever performed for the same length of time was by his com pany during those years. Few men were more intimately acquainted with the Paw nee, Sioux, Cheyenne, Snake, Arapaho, Kiowa, Comanche, Ara:bee and Ute In dians than was Majsr Chilton, and few "white chiefs" were more feared and re spected. Many a traveler across the great plains en route to 'Mexico and California, fromlS49to 1S51, have been relieved by the prompt action of Chilton and his gallant troop. On his arrival at Fort Union, in Septem ber 1 Sol, he found that he had been ap pointed Paymaster. Bidding good-by to the seventy or more trca who had been so long commanded by him, he returned to the "States," to be stationed among civil ized people, and to enjoy the society of wife and children. When the war broke out Major Chilton was stationed at San An totua, Texas, and when Virginia seceded he settled np his affairs and turned over to the Government all public property in his possession, joined his fortunes with the South and was Chief of Staff fox General Lee, from the time that chieftain took com mand of the Southern army in Virginia until his surrender. The close of the war found General Chil ton and his .family destitute. But his in domitable energy, purity of character, in tegrity and abihtv, found him friends and employment ; and in the years intervening he nas rcsn a burnt vrcci, built np one of the finest manufacturing corporations in the South. Whatever he did through life wa$ dic tated by a cense of duty, and in -his long march over the ruggtd road he never shrank from performing it. A model life he was rare to die at his pesi, whetaer ia his ouce or in tic held. I TJir..V jD sow. When the Lgilature met the people of the State looked forward hopefully to the large amount of work tbey expected it to perform. When it hd hern in set'ioa a few weeks the people began to fear that it wouldn't do anything. Now, their enly fear t' that it trill do something. They have ceaed to hope that it will do any thing good, and will now be perfectly satis fied if the " honorable body " will only ad journ and go home, Lt us have peace. .vrisuuiE. a M.IMI rmD. The Topcka correspondent of the Kansas City Journal informs us that the IIotiEe in vestigating committee has developed con siderable evidence of corruption, but, un fortunately for the investigators, it is all found among their own friends. The Jour raT letter says : It is an open secret that the investiga tion committee have struck a slush fund used to defeat IcgalN, and the conspirators who thought to ue the committee are non plused. Several witnesses from Paola, Girard and Fort Scott hve arrived. How ard M. Holden refuses to come except by requisition. Smith, the telegraph opera tor, will go to j'il ra'her than make public the business ol his olhce. hCHLIttAMS'i rXCAVATIOSH. According to the last letters received by Dr. Schliemann's friends in London since his return to his home at Atkcn, he will resume his work at Hissarlik on the 1st of March, and continue it until the 1st of June. He has obtained from the Turkish Government permission to sink ehsfiB in the larre conical tombs scattered over the plain of Troy, and known to local tradition as those of the Homeric heroes, as well as in the villsge of Koum-Kale. "Il is true," he says, "that the six heroic tumuli hitherto excavated have given no result whatever? but I attribute the failure merely to the in experience tf the excavators, and I feel confident thit, if not more, I shall at least find in cadi tombthe key to its chronology; nav, I venture to premise this even for thofe tumuli which have already been ex cavated." As to Koum-Kale, it is his firm belief that it covers the ruins of the ancient J city of AchiUeicn, mentioned by Herodotus, Strabo, and Pliny. KAII.HOAD 1,EU1M.AT1. While we believe in the propriety and necessity of prudent and judicious legisla tion for regulating tbc railroads of the S.ate, we regard the bill now before the Legislature, introduced by Mr. Biggs, as altogether too sweeping in its term", and liable to work fargreater injiry to the pub lic than the evils it is intended to cure. Tl c provision for a board of three com missioner", who are to be appointed by the Governor, and who are to have almost ab solute control of the railroad business of the State, is fraught with great danger, and puts into the hands of the Governor such power as no officer of the State should ever ba permitted to hold. With such a lever as this in his hands, the Gov ernor would become an almost aiwjlute monarch of the State, auJ could carry out any hind of a policy, regardless of the will of the people. No such measure as this should become law. It is probably well intended, and those who are supporting it are no doubt actuated by a sincere desire to guard the public interests. But the pxsiage of the bill would be a grave mistake. THE KTJIIIIl.SS Ol" TSTJJt. The financial condition of British India is a general subject of di-cuioa in Eng land at the present time. Year after year the Government of India has been living beyond its means. Deficits have liccn repeatedly recurring, and debt has been steadily and surely acoumulatcd Four serious faminr" in different parts ot India, between 1S73 cm! 1S7S, haye thrown a charge on the Indian reve nues of no les thin JC1C,000,000. The occurrence of famines, owing to ever im minent drouth', has suggested an ade quate fund for their relief of the amount of 1,003000 a year. Apsrt from this cxtri outlay to met EU"h press ing contingencies is the military expen diture of about JC17 0O0.C0J a year, Tt per cent, of the entire net revenue of 37,500,000. There is no limit to this item of expene. It is constantly increasing. Should the sdvance positions newly ac quire 1 beyond the present frontiers be held, the military expenditures would be increas ed by more than 3,000,000 a year. The exjenses of the Afghan war amount to several milliocs -of pounds sterling. It is an open question, as yet, whether thfy shall be assumed by the Home Govern ment, or be charged to India. Extra ex penditures being met by new loan", the in terest on the Indian debt has risen from 2,190,000 inlSGG to 4 330.000 in 1S7C-77. that is to say, the indebtedness has increas ed 100 per cent, in twenty years. DEECUER Ol THRCIinEBERILL Consistent with his lile-long position in favor of human richts, Mr. Beecher is strongly opposed to the law for restricting Chinese immigration, and in a lecture de livered at Boston, on Tuesday evening lasti he is said to have condemned it in very em phatic terms. While aimed directly at the one das', he regarded the measure as the opening wedge to encroachments upon the rights of other classes of laborers, because if the majirity his the power to discrimi nate against any one class of foreigners, it may assume the power to discriminate against other classes whenever they may be regarded as obnoxious. His remarks are stated, synoptically, as follows: He said he knew what the prejudice was against the Mongolians. He knew that the Chinaman was despised and hated, but he waa not so despised nor hated as the Jew was 500 years ago. He did not plead the Chinamen's cause from any personal liking for them, but they were men who had come to our shorts, and they-had just as much right to immunity under our laws and gov ernment as they had to breathe the air of this continent. They had rights which white men were bound to respect in this land. In America, liberty could not be destroyed in any one class and main tained in another. Violence would be done to the whole. The very men who could least afford to do it the workingmen had set in motion a course of policy which to day fell upon the Chinamen, but to-morrow, or in another generation, might come back upon them with a ruinous rush that would destroy them. It was the right of common people, of the laboring men, to all the opportunities and immunities of this land that was being violated in the Mongo lian, and nothing would prevent, by-and-by, a corner being formed against French or Irish, or Germans, or any other class of our people. He declared it was a violation of equity, a violation of custom, a violation of every principle that had made our land what it was. The Chinese had a right to come, and they had a right to stay. What Stan the Harvest Be 1 Cleveland HeralJ. Mr. Tilden has town his wild nephews, and now is waiting to reap the usufruct. tie Allows lie siost Always Collects Ills llebta. Memphis fTenn. Avalanche. 1 Mr. Tilden considers the renomination in 1SS0 a debt due him. And he flatten him self that he always collects his debts. The Awfnl Caaaalen'Are To Old for the BcsBoctver New York Tribune, About the only man who vest to Florida for cith'r pr'y and e'eared te:ng fooled by an body seems to have It-en William E Chandler. 1 he cipher hunt has demon strated, what the Democrats would have saved themlves trouble by discovering at the outset, that neither of the awful Chan dlers " wa3 born yesterday." TTe'H rJlM Tlicnt; Tlore Than TJiej'Il Indianapolis S" ew. The Chinese can do without us than wo can do without them. bstie- Anrt et Tliry- All Ir It. Sew Yorii Tribune, 1S.J There is no good reason under the sun why a member of the Legislature should ride for nothing upon railways. A Jllnt to Hip I'rtifc.'.IOU. XorrWowa fiera'd. If an actor is desirom of appearing in "several piecci" in one evening, let him smoke a cigir in a nitro-glycenn iactory. He will bring down the whole house, too. Uncertain a to Quality sit Well a (tnmnlty. fCln-Innatt GszeUe.M The glory that awaits the many British troops now going to South Africa may be regarded as rather dubious in quality as well as uncertain in amount. natter Pro;i arret i open ttie Cam. palen. Phnadelphta Times, CO, Gneial Butler will open his campaign for Governor of Mas'achuetts as soon as Congress adjourns by giving the Demo cratic members of the legislature a dinner. United Willi Itcliztat. (Russell Independent, 13 J The re-election of Senator Ingalls to the seat which he has adorned, is hailed with delight by a large ortion of the press, not only in this State but throughout the na tion. lie Bead Myra Clarlo Kainn nt Clal.niusTIilne. Philadelphia Tlmcs-Dem Jut as soon as Congres adjourns Col. John G. Thompson, the great Democratic leader of Ohio, will go home and begin to claim the htate. The arrangements are al ready made. Allir it Will .Nr-p die Conn try. Washington I)lpatch to the Kiltlmoro Kenubllran.l A prominent Democrat said to-night that his party was now certain of sweepm-r the country, sicce its platform was "Low taxes and lavish appropriations." p A Few Candidates Will lrobabI' 'i;o," ,llo Five candidate for the Presidency have convinced thenrelves that they have se cured the Pacific delegates by voting that the Chinese rnu-t go. Hinae of them may discover that tbcv have been deluded. Kcnalble stOTereifiua. The Emperor of Austria and his wife are wise people. They are preparing to cele brate their silver wedding, but as the Em pire, like other countries, is suffering from severe depression, they have declared that all costly pomp is to be avoided. AVlir TUrjr Tremble. I Pittsburg Dispatch. J "I propose to have the Democratic nomi nation for the Presidency in 1 bSO," says Saniuel J. Tilden, and several respectable parties are trembling in their boots with the fear that the shaky old -man is a prophet. Eicrr Da;- Hem In tlio Chicago ia per.. Chicago Times, :0.1 Rs pr-sentatives of the anti-stink move ment in the Illinois river towns were nu merous in the city, yesterday, and urgent in the demand that somslhing be done to relieve them from the villainous stenches of Chicago re-vace. I - Time to Kellrct on ilio nrgenerccy ol roii'icM New York Trlbnne, IS. When grave acd reverend Soimtor" enter into an incontrovertible birgain in favor of low-tariff tobacco and buib-tariff Chir? men, it is time to reflect on the degeneracy of Au.erican iplitic". ii in a m. Tl Criinitic StiiKliern Spirit. Clnclnnsdl Gazette 2 Some of the California papers sre threat ening to take their S-ate out i.f the Ucion.and setup a little republic on ibeirown account, if Pre"idnt Hsycs refuses to sign the Chi nese bill, 'iheir editors seem to have caught the true South Cirolina spirit. Stluipl ii matter if 2'rudeucc. Bo&tou Globe Just before the rustic took the laughing rras he nut his hand into hi" tvcket an. pulled out his money. "Oi, don't trouble about that now," said the dentist, thinking that he was going to psy his f.e. "Not at all,"remarktd the puient, "'I wa simply going to see how much I had before the gas took cfUct." Al.'oud Ideu fur iltu ti ansa's Lrgltla- ii re Ivinsas City Journal, -1 J The suggestion is made that the Mis souri legi-lature pss a law givicg a pre mium of SI0 on wolf sctlp". and ten cents a mile for tLe distance traveled in pursuit of the wolf, and then adjjurn. We sec ond the motion, as one eminently within the purview of Democratic statesmanship. ConKreva Minnltl I'rotrct tbc x'rotcet fin.f tlie ITfintler. Olobe-Derao:rat, M.J A broal crin will coarse acroa the coun try this morning at the information that, 4 up in the xellowstone country, a Mjlonei, Lieutenant and six privab s, ot the regular army, have been robbed by a bold band cf highwaymen. Ccnres should do some thing to protect the protectors in Montana. DUptnins; of the Snrplna Labor. Chicago Journal of Commerce, 19 During the year 1S7S the Government acd the land grant railroads sold over 14.000,000 acres of land. Orer half a mil lion people have swarmed toward the fer tile plains of the West, and great states are rapidly developing. If the flaw of immi gration can I maintained in like ratio during the pre-ent an 1 several succeeding years, the labor questions will soon settle .L.m.&l.iu PAnnl.ttnn r,lt ttn est nv.nlv distribute!. as to equalize labor to the da- j mands ot consumption. Toolow,r.ieu lor '1'Iieiu, Hard Times. An nnsophistica'ed Mississippian, who wanted a couple of postal routes, sent on two dollars as an inducement to secure the contract, promising to pay the same amotint yearly. " It is gratifying," says the Phil adelphia " Times," " to every citizen who loves purity in the administration of his Government, to know that this man's two dollars were indignantly returned. Postal routes are not sold for one dollar apiece in this country, if times are hard." It TTlll nave to icemaln Vacant. Atchison Champion, 2.1 The Topeka Commcnicealth recently pub lished an article describing the kind of man needed for President of the State Agricul tural College. It demanded of that func tionary so many elements of greatness, so many mental, moral and physical qualifi cations, that the Leavenworth Tuna and the Troy Chitf both hastened to enter a modest declinationof theeffice! They were otherwise engaged, they said. And now the horrible suspicion is entertained that that Presidency will have to remain vacant after John Anderson goes to Congress unlesn the writer of the Commcmvaklti article will consent to accept it 1 A Snbstitne for Potttal Savings Honk. New York Tlmes. The debt certificate bill appears to have received its fical amendments in the Senate. It now directs the Secretary of the Treas ury to issue, in exchange for lawful mon ey, certificates of deposit of the denomina tion of ten dollars, bearing interest at ten per cent, and convcrtable, with accrued in terest, into four per cent, bonds, which are to be applied to the redemption of either five or six per cent, obligations of the United States. The bill is likely to pass in its present form, and its effect in diverting small savings into United Sta'es securities will be watched with some interest. The facilities afforded lor that purpose cannot be said to be sufficiently ample or tempting to involve any risk of interference with the general savings bank business of the country. pirn ic opi.Mu.y. he standi men. w.isblng'on Cor. Ft. Scott Monitor. Sir. InjallsKtandseryliIh, with both Re publican al.il Democratic benntors and Is universally recogniz il ha a man of great ability. "SLIGHTLY OFF." .Wilson County C.tlrsn, U. We think the Itopubllcan press of this S5tatels"sIihtIyon7'in uscrlolnetheelection offcenator Iuirills to the opposition of the KanwCIty 2iit. We do l.ot bol!eeilr. Inctlls would 1I flattered If be Imagined that he would not have been chosen but for theahusd and denunciation of the foul mouthed Timet. S03ICTECE INWARPVrs.S. Ilolton necorder,.0 The true inwardness of Pans's charees on Insalls has come lo light ano !sjut as we s-up poMl. Pang thought thHt there wsh chance to come the" preferred stoc 4 "Job a- iraln. He tried It, but It did not "pau out" When heonVred to lei upfor tljbot he was told to s:o to . The liig-ilix party re not"b!eed- ln" worth a cent to Jt rid of the Investiga tion. Tills was not the !ln-t eir.irt made to blackrujll the luptlls paity by a g'xxl dea". l!.ba.snnt succeeded lu a single instance, nor will It. THE SENATORIAL ELICHO. ICon espondence Osweso Independent. As much hss ben said by the previ of oar blateaiiaor.Mi-'!ouri,on tne receu i senator ial election,! have thought h brief account of the s-me by a looker on in Venice," mtgut be interesting to jour many rt-adert. Cuch election, us is low known to all, re sultrdlnlhe trluinphKiii return of Hon. J. J IugalU to the b.uate of tha United btales Tbeconte't wastboniv.t tpirlK done ever known In IC.idk.is, hi d the reMilt should re exceedingly gralltln to eery Ilepub llcan and lover ol Justice ihiuughoul the bUte. TbatPenatocTngiPk Is a man of learning and ability, all concede; that he had made usun efficient, faithful senator, mid had re flected honor upou our State, none c-uld galusiiy; thxl He is recognized as.one of tneinost uncompromising Kepublicaaa of thtten:iteall vdmttted; that hlsretnrnto Hit) Nation' c-ipitol was nxiously desired by the!tapnbllcans throughout ttie countrj, was wiy uppareut;aud jettue Jshmelltes audjackatsihrongrioutthe. Slate were gath ered at Tupeka, last week, plotting lor, and attempting the overthrow of this honored re presentative. The election occurred In Joint convention, ou Friday, IheSlbt day of January, benalor Il.'gilN receiving Mi vote", Judge Horlon W vole. Judge Liuodui 2 votes uud 1. I. Mitch ell l;ote. from ulrnoii theflrst, Henator Instils had more than a majority of tilt) Republican members of the Legislature In hit support, but yel ho was unable to get hU p rty cau cus uomtuation, iu consequence of thu pecu liar rule, adopted forlls torernment. Tills made the cuulet more perwiual than poilti cat, and added to the demoralizing nod (lis. mino'nbte practices resorted lolo securean ULti-Iualls victory. At tlie first ballot there were eljht known and active candidates for Equatorial honors iu opposition tu squalor Ingalls, beddesun "Innumerable caravan" of 'Mark hores," nlio were plotting with and encouraging the opposition to him, and a the most in these, candidates were bitter, vindictive, malicious and unscrupulous in their opposi tion. It became, fiora the first, an uncertain as w ell as a remarkable contest. Hat In each succeeding ballot his strength increased, and by ThiirdaTevenlng the inal- couteiit-s aaw the. neci-sUy of concentra ting their forces and making one united effort lor the success of such oue of their numterus mlgutbo ngrefd upou In caucus In other words, as the sand lot orator would put it, they agreed to "iool their 1s tues"aud being draun together by theco litslve power of public Blunder, they went Into a common caucus on Thursday night, which resulted, u '2 o'clock on Friday morn ing, 111 tne nomination of Hon. A. Jl.ilor tou, as the opposition candidate. Anthony, siiUpsoU( l'hllltp--, Pomeroy, and llortoo, were at once sent for, and all pledged themselves to stand by the action of the caucus as the others had done belore. Jlorlou thankedtliem for Having madelilm Unlttd Malts senator, and promised tuem thitdurlng theslxjears be would hold the office he would be faithful and attentive and exceedingly careful in his epistolary commu nications with his friends. Pciueroy asserted that he had came from Washington to "bury Ltetar, not to praise him," and as the christian statesman" contemplated that night, in caucus tne sup !o.sed culmination ol his machinations. Ills countenance beaim-d wltn happiness, and he could not have been more serene If he had been delivering christian homilies to his fa vorite ijunday school class. He pretended to have pledged In that cau cus the votes of ninety-one members, and at three in tho morning the crowd ctme march lug down Kansas avenue to the Telft llouse. singing "John Iirown," and making eight Ultltous Willi mcir uoies. The lrlends of Senator Ingalls were soon . roust d, and from that time until 11, a. 21.. morehaid work was done thau I ever knew to be done in tha same length of time at a ixilltlcal gathering lu Ibe&lale. Members were Importuned, and the caul dron seeUd aud boiled In a manner re luarkaole for even a Kansas senatorial lec tion, and when we remember thu combina tion against senator Ingulls, his success mast be hailed by his friends as one of the nsost remarkable victories In .political his tory. In that polltlcsl hotch potch of opposition, political uuds were lorgotten nnu personal enmities set aside lu the common aspiration tosh ire the spoil. 01 an unholy vlciory. riiere una Ainert H. Hoiton aud his forces, George T. Anthony and his votaries, it. F. himpsouand til. followers, K. C. Pomeroy and his inerrlundise, bid. Clark and his tinkers. W. A l'.illllps aud Ms retainers, Johu 11. Goo' m tod his het. rumen and ttietr bushwhack--. I P. Milcliell ami Ins chat t Is, aud tno Ivansis (.ay nwaatid Iusriv enter1, blacLmai er, lil ler-, and foiged and m Melons aet usitloi.s, and allledaud marshalled by tha' eouuiumateand unscru pulous politician. James F legale. ei?seu ntor Inga.snd his tones Hero undaunted ad met the contending forces with the sin cere emiv Icllon that Justice nnd Ittghl w re with them aud would triumph ovrrcalurany, delrncttou, vitueratlou aud corrupt 1011, and the llual consummation Justified tuelrcouQ dencu in the Intelligence. love of lust Ice, integrity and good Jauga.ent of the .Lejii lature. One valuable lesson Is taught ns by the ex perience at lopeka, last ueek, that 1 hope will he Ifteded by ail bonoraule men In our "tttclnthe future. It tells us In lone, tint cannot Ish misunderstood tha twlieu a Itepub llcan of Kansas, ulio has een honored uLd respected by ins parly, calls to his aid the Idnsa-sClty Times with Its train of scaven gers, forgers, i-rjurers and blackmailers, lor Hie purpo-e of defaming, blackening and tearing down tho ftlruiuue and uood char acter of competitor, that t e may e.ilt himself upon the ruin wrought through such Instrumentalities he Willbu despised and condemned by his parly. o oue at Topeka during the sienstonal election can douht for one moment that Gov. George T. Anthony lust friends and suptort iu consequence of his having called to his aid the vipers nnd org-in of tue "James lirothers." No excuse c in be offered by Mm lor this conduct. He cannot plead iguorance. lie can not say he did not know tho mercenary and ibameliss character of the pir and Its employes when negotiating for its support, for in the past 110 man had been more mercilessly, un scrupulously and shamefully vlllllltd and abused by tliese same Instrumentalities than this same GeorgeT. Anthony. What a "happy family" that must have been that Friday morning working together fur thehumlliation and dishonor of Senator Ingalls. Ueorg) T. Anthony and the Kansas City Times, S. C. Pomeroy and 11. F. fclrup sou striking bauds audjolnlng In a common cause for the purification (?) of our inline. As Jim Line would exclaim, "Great God!" For the honor of the htate let the picture be forgotten, except as It may serv e to teach uiselul lessons to our politicians lnthelu lure. In still another view the successor Senator Ingalls should be gratifying toourbtale. It was tne success of the young men ho Insist that New Kansas shall remain redeemed and disenthralled, and shall not again be tlirnt il overtotbeold regime that brouglit shame and dishonor upon our land and secured tor our proud jonng Suite the appellation of the "Itotten Commonwealth " Against -eiiator Ingalls were arrayed all the eld time pn!lt'clan of the htate, who are sighing and ltvcglug for a return to the old nruer of things, when theaond scrlDturnl lu- Junction was forgotten, "By the swet of thybmw shalt thou eat bread all the days of inyilie.' vvin ine nsaie mourn a- wieuis comnturo of this mongrel and hungry horde? The night .Tlnn for (be Place. Fort Scott Monitor, 20.J The article in the Topeka Comnwr.ieealth of Sunday morning regarding the Presi dency of the Agricultural College, evidently was an indirect attack upon Governor Geo. A. Crawford, who is the most prominent candidate for the position, and who has al ready received the endorsement ot two thirds of the people of the State. The article mentioned claims that the new President should be a man of executive ability, eta, and in that expression is un doubtedly to be found the candidacy of ex Governor Anthony, or some friend he is advocating. Presuming that it is in the interest of ex-Governor Anthony, and that the executive business ability idea is a bid for him, does it not look as if he had but little to boast of in that line, when we look at the long years he has held office in Kan sasbeen supported as it were, by the State or General Government not to mention or hint of his little venture while in the produce commission business, and the fact that he never did really earn his own living ? Governor George A. Crawford ha given undoubted evidence of good executive bus iness ability, and cf an energy that but lew men possess. ITe has occupied a high po sition as a politician and a business man, has builded cities in fact, and what is more difficult than all in a new country, has bmlt up and established manufactories, saw mills, flouring mills, woohn mill, foundry, a daily paper, etc, and lost, not by mismanagement, but by fire, and then by the financial panic, and this record, but few menin Kansas can make a better show ing for good executive business ability or management; but George A. Crawford in all his twenty-two years' experience in Kansas never drew a dollar in salary from the State or General Government. Taking the Cbrnmonu-auVAl opinion tha the President of the Acricultnral College should of a necessity be a man of good ex ecutive ability would set at rest all claims Mr. Anthony might have upon the office, and give to Mr. Crawford the podlion, and in a slight measure reward him for his loo; and continued labors in the interests of tLe commonwealth of Kansas. KANSAS NEWS. Indications good for a storm. Oaaga has organize! an Odd Fellows lodge. AVolves are phnty ia the vicinity of Ojawkte. Fifteen families will leave Lancaster, Pa., soon for Kansas. Havensville, on the Kansas Central is to have a banking eatahlisUment. AVinfield, in Coirley county, will soon be organized as a city of the second clas. The roads between the adjacent towns and Wichita are literally lined with wheat teams daily. Topeka is full of confidence men. The Gtmmonuealih notes the arrival of seven on one train last Wednesday. Many of the new-comers to Kansas will experiment in tobacco fanning which thev think can be made mere successful than in the Kaat. a jfxvv rArnt. We are in receipt of the first number of the Kansas Aijruvllwvi, published at Wamego by Messrs. Clardy ei Co. It is a well-fined quarto, acd bears evidence of careful work in the editorial department. 0031 roil AIX. Osa;e Mission Journal, 17 1 Our city is full of strangers looking for locations, and every train from the east brings a new batch. Come along; there is room enough in Kansas for 50,000 more families. GOOD HOTEL EL'SIXES?. IPratt County Pres. The Larned House has 71'J gnests regis tered for last month, and 11,000 for the year 1S7S. Ve don't know much about keeping hotel, but from thes figure we should judge Icbell does. AX ENGLISH COLOSY. llarristown Herald, II Judge McCIain, of Indianaiiolis, half uruiuer 01 vjov. cu uuiin, is in jvansas, iry ing to buy 500,000 acres of land for an I'n glish colony. SCHOOL LAXM. Tcpefea Commonwealth, a). Sixty-seven patents for school lands have been issued by Hon. P. I. Bonbrake, Audi tor of State, since January 1st, 1S79, em bracing five-thousand acres, at an aversge price of S-1.14 per acre. the sinv court iior-an in brow.v bousty Atchison Champion, 27. At the request of the Masonic fraternity of Hiawatha, Chief Justice Horton is to de liver an address at the laying of the corner stone ot the new iirown county Court House. rREPAKE TI1E shady side. Manstlcld Telegram, 13 Let us all plant trees this spring, you have no lot of your own, plant If you a few on our public street-". We will all want to get on the "shady tide" of things in the decline of life, and should prepare for said shade in the springtime of youth. A HEAVY COtV. Pao!a Spirit, 21. John Yickers sold twenty-one head of nice cattle on Tuesday last. Among the lot was one cow that has taken the pre mium a number of times at our fair, that weighed 1,S00 pounds. She was the heavi est cow evtr shipfed from Miami couniy. cheap nxour.ir. WInfleld bemi-Weekly, 20. If a man enters one hundred and sixty acres on the beautiful prairies of Kansas, anywhere, and plants live acres in forest I tree, and cultivates them eight years, he obtains a clear title to the whole tract. Consider the inducement and ioeF3 a home. THE CAPITAL CUAKPsj. Topelrii Commonwealth, 0. At a regular meeting of the Capital Guards on Monday night, First Lieut, II. A. Xeedham was elected Captain of the company, vice C. F. Morse, resigned ; and First Sergeant, H. A. Loui, was elected First Lieutenaut, vice H. A. Is'eedham, pro moted. OX THE WAH TATII ITopeta Commonwealth, 3) Hon. Mr. Kwicg. ol Barbour county, re ceived a letter yesterday, from home, giv icg information that two settlers in the western part of the county, hsd been killed by Indians. It has been known that the Indians have been ctl the reservation for the past two Weeks. THE X.EW JIILITAKY KOUTE. Wichita Eagle, Co The officer lo whom was entrusted Jthc business of examining the routes to the new post, and to select the one mo-t practi cable, has returned after an absence of about twelve day, and reports in favor of making Wichita the bai-e of supplies. Another commercial interest of no small importance added to this city. THE TURXEIt HALI. AT WICHITA. Wichita Kag.e.-JO.l The plan for Turner Hall has been re ceived and accepted by the building com mittee, and work will be commenced imme diately and the building pushed to an early completion. Kvery effort will be put forth to have it completed and opened with a con cert and ball on the Fourth of July. They give notice now that the Fourth of July is encaged by them in this city for a regu lar house-warming time. A SOCIAL EVEXT IX TOrrKA. Topeka Commonwealth, 21. A very large number of the friends of Miss Sallie McMeekin were present at her marriace last evening with James P. Farn ham. The ceremony was performed by Dr. McCabe, in Ins pleasant manner. The number of presents was very large, and em braced many valuable and beautiful oneu. A delightful supper was spread in the din-icg-room, to which full justice was done. RVtUlOAD LEGISLATION'. Alcblson Patriot, 20. When regulating sleeping cars, the Leg islatare should, provide that every berth shall be a lower berth in the middle ot the car; that the ventilation shall suit every body ; that the cars shall never run off the track, and that the porter shall not put on any more airs than are absolutely necessary to convince the passengers that he owns the entire line, sleeping cirs and all. AX IXblAX ARRESTED FOE SELLIXO tVHIa KET. Topeka Blade, 20. Deputy United States Marshal X. C. Bailey, of Troy, brought to this city this morning and lodged in jiil one Babboon Dervin, an Indian of the Iowa tribe, charged with giving bis fellow In dians whiskey. He was bound over to the April term of court by the commiMon er at White Cloud and will be kept here until that time. A TV03IAX ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. Valley Falls ew Era, 22 J Last Monday evening, about 5 o'clock, Mrs. George Corkadel, living three miles, north of the city, attempted suicide by tak ing strychnine. But one grain was not quite enough to accomplish the deed, and Mrs. C. still lives, moves and has her be ing. The woman says, we are informed, that she has contemplated taking her life for some weeks, and has thought of jump ing in the well, shooting herself, and other modes " too numerous to mention." A SHOOTXSO AFTATa AT ATCHBOX. (Atchison Patriot, 21. To day, about noon, a serious affray oc curred at Meier & Ocobock's saloon, on Commercial street, between Seventh and Eighth. It seems that some young fellows were playing cards for the drinks, when a dispute of some description arose and a fight ensued. Daring the fight one of the Meier boys drew a revolver and shot one of the other parties named Calligan, the bal let entering the back of the head. Dr. Hol land extracted the leaden messenger, aud Calligan is able to walk around. THE LAST LOG SCHOOL HOUSE. Emporia Ledger, 20. We understand that the people in Dis- J I trict Xo. 32 have voted bonds to build a .new school houe. This does away with the only log school hone in the county, and we congratulate the children of the district on their good fortune. Xo school has been unght in that district this year on account of the bad condition of the old log house. This hous-j the log one should 1m placed on txhibit at the county fair next fall. A IfOJf E ISSTTTCTIOjr. Una;-! Journal, CO. A much needed enterprise is about to be engaged in by D. R. Anthony that of keeping printing ink and roller composi tion. And we would like to see Mr. An thony engaged more extensively in print ers' stock generally. We may as well have a (home institution as send away to S'. Louis or some evdern cily, for such mate rial as is needed by the country printer. Anthony will sell yon just as good and cheap material as any other house, and with a great saving of freight or express. LUTHER BEXSON. The following notice of a " temperance " lecturer is going the rounds. Benson ia well known in Kansas : " Fifteen years in Hell " seems not to have satisfied Luther Benson, the temper ance lecturer, who has again fallen. The u Tribune," of Kokomo, Indiana, of last week, says Benson passed through that city with both eyes blactc and swollen, and with blood clotted and dried in his eyebrows, dead drunk. There seeuu to be no reform ation for him. He rises only to fall again. Bat he has one thing in his favor-revery time be gets up he mounts the rostrum and takes iu the wherewith to get on another drunk. A CHAXCE TOR SOME ENTEP.TRI3IXG MIIXER Hiawatha Dispatch, SO. 1 We have on several occasions before spoken of the excellent site for a small flouring mill awoiting some one's advan tage at Itobinson, in this county. Many a large mill has been built in this State in lo calities that wjre far less able to support one than Itobimon is. The citizens would be willing to give some assistance to the right kind of men, who would put up a good mill there. Any miller looking for a loca tion should give this his attention. Ilobin son has five or six general stores, a drug etore, an eleyator, two blacksmith shops, and a number of small trading establish ments. A lsnje amount of grain and stock is shipped from there. lOrlKX rEToOXALS. Commonwealth, 21. Mr'. J. F. Legate has been confined to her room by illness for two days. She was able to be at the wedding last evening. Mr. Hoverton, an attorney from Doni phan county, who has been to Manhattan obtaining evidence in regard to the elec tion, returned yesterday. Mr. Hiram Ksff, one of the leading mer chants of Southern Kansas, Mr, L. A. Big ger, Mayor, and Hon. J. . Clymer, all of Hutchinson; came in on the A., T. & 8. F. yesterday, to labor in behalf of the pssape of the temperance bill, now before the leg islature. A MIStsTZIl SERIOUSLY ISJCEED. Uolton Recorder, 20. Bev. John Weurth, elder of the German Kvangelical church, met with quite an ac cident one day lat week. He was out in Washington county, visiting some of the churches in his charge. Having no con veyance of his own, he was riding in a bogry with one of his ministers, when the h 'r-ses becoming unmanageable, Mr. Weurth sprang oet and seized him by the bridle bits, la his struggle with the home, one of the buggy tills was thru.it out with such violence against his side as to intlict injjries of such gravity that the reverend gentleman is now confined to his room. He is at his home in this city. EELOIT. Atchison Champion, 22 Belcit. the present terminus of the Cen tral Branch road, is one of the liveliest and busiest little cities in thu Xorthwest, be sides being one of the best shipping points ia the Stale. Since the advent of the rail road, she has stepped forward rapidly, and now claims to be the equal of auy interior town in Kansas. She attracts trade and traffic from the great wheat and stock pro ducing resions. on account of tbe excellent facilities offered to shippers. As an item regarding her business, we were yesterday informed that since the wheat harvest more than one million bushels of that cereal alone have bien ghipped from her depot over the Central Branch, and the yield is not yet cxhaii'ted. We would like to see the tig tires from other cxlersive wheat shipping points in our Sine, if they can compare with these. topeka rritsoxAis. Topeka Commonwealth, 21 Miss Eitelb Brown, sister of Senator C. J. I5.-o.ra, returned to hsrhomem Marshall county yesterday. Senator Gillett and wife and Senator Xichols and wife went to Knpirii yester day, and will remain over Sunday. Mrs. Lieutenant Governor Humphrey arrived yesterday, and will remain during the seion. Governor and Mrs. Humphrey are stopping at Mr. Auter's, corner of Mon roe and Fifth streets. EVEKYTHIXa THAT COULD BE ASKED FOR. WInfleld Semi-Weekly, 19 1 Lst evenicg we had the pleasure of a call from Mr. X. K. Stevcne", traveling agent for the I.evenorth TlMts. Mr. S. has been in Winfi Id and Arkansas City a couple of day, and hi added quite a num ber of subscribers to their already large list. The Times ii a nine column folio (as large again as this paper), and its news foreign, national, state, general and local, is everything that could be asked fur, mak ing it one of the most popular papers in the west. They offer the New "iors TtUmne and the weekly Timt one yar for S2, which is the price of either paper. A DAXGEROU3 Exrrr.uiEXT. I Hiawatha Herald. i Mr. Jake Covode made a shotgun. He tried it, and apparently it was all right. But he loaded il with about five inches of charge, si as to give it a th-jrough test. He told the four person in the shop that he was going to fire it, and they started to retreat, and jut as they had got out of the way, Jake rjised Ned by bring; but the dog barked and ki-yied at both ends, espe cially the liest end, 8 inches ol the barrel blowing off, sending shot in one direction and pieces of gun in another, and entering his book shelf. Fortunately no damage was done but to tbe gun. The discharge made quite a smoke it bitn; impossible to distinguish anything in the room for five minutes after the shot. " HE WEXT AXD GOT MARRIED." Miami Republican 21. We are again called upon to offer our congratulations to an old I'aola boy, and oieof the most estimable young ladies of our city, for the happy consumation of sun dry moonlight swingi on papa's" front gate an l,an unlimited nsmber of s'eeplesi hours spent in nbering that mischievous little brat iCupid) into jiyoU3 existence, who, we trust, will wrap his silken cords anew as the cycle of the year record each returning anniversity of the happy event here chronicled. We refer the marrige of Mr. George iliggins. editor cf the Olathe I'toyc?, and Miss Jennie Coonradt, which toot: place at the residence of the brides father, Mr. D. Coonradt, in this city vester day at 12 o'clock m, Bev. J. X. McCIung officiating. A LOXO WALK FOK A LltTLE OIEL. IWlcnIU Eagle, 20. A Mrs. J. G. Putnam, a Jady physician, has been stopping lor some time at the Douglas Avenue House, in this city, with two daughters, the youngest one thirteen years of age. The mother was called to Xewton some time last wetk. The little girl, becoming anxious to see her mother, it seems started from the hotel about seven o'clcck Sunday morning. Her oldest sister missing her and divining the cause of her abence, procured a buggy and started af ter her, driving some twelve miles, when she gave up the search and came back. That same evening a dispatch was received announcing the safe arrival of the little one at Xewton. She had walked the entire distance on the railroad trick, being from hotel to hotel lull thirty miles. XEAELY KILLED WITH A PirE STEM. I Lawrence Reporter, 2L Last evening, about 7 o'clock, as Charlie Jamison, who lives near the K. P. track, on Bridge street, in North Lawrence, was en- tiring the gale to his yard, an accidecthap-1 peced to him wh.ch came near provicg very serious, if not fatal. Charlie is in pos-ts-sion of a pipe ; it is an unique piece of workmanship, with a longstern, uncommon ly long nearly two feet. Chsrlie had been to the posteffice, and was jut returning home, with the pip in his mouth. As he neared the gate at his house, he thought it was open, it being so dark he could not see, and with the pipe still in his mouth, stsrteJ to walk through. The gate was closed, and in some manner the stem was jibbed back into his mouth and throat over a foot, where it wis broken off. Dr. Biker was ent for, aud succeeded in taking it out without much pain. Charlie is better this morning, but hns a severe ''sore throat," Had the steal gone an inch further, or had he Wen walking a liille faster, the accident would have resulted fa tally. ; ATCHISOX'S GHOST STORY. Atchison Patriot, S3 To-day the J'otriot received the followiug postal card from an eminent Xew York physician : Xew Yosk, Feb, I7lh, 1S70. Editor of the Patriot: Dear Sir : Could you verify the case of Tenna DyJart, said to have been supposed dead when alive? I am investigating the subject, and would be thankful for any aid you can furnish. Woostee Beach, M. D. 103 East S9th street. It is said that the spirit form of Tena Dysart continues to appear around tbe premises where she is supposed to have died, and many other manifestations are occurring. One colored woman says her form appeared in her house last night and told her that she had been buried alive, and that she would haunt everyone who at tended her funeral. Of course we don't vouch for any of these stories', but they are told with the most earnest evidenced of sin cerity. tVHAT A BOY U COIXO WITH SEVENTY-FIVE CEXTS. Winchester Argus, 2).l Harry Griest is making a start in life. He has chosen the feeding of swine to be gin with. Less than ten months ago be became tbe possessor of 10 cents, acd his father told him he might invest that amount in a pig and fatten it for market, telling him the proceeds were to be his (Harry's) own on the condition that he would invest them ic other pigs or stock, when the previous onei were marketed. Harry purchased his first pig of 3Ir. Weatherford, and for nine months he faith fully attended his porker. His pis thrived finely, and selling him the other day he re alized the snug sum of ;S,75. W ith this money he is to purchase other hoes or stock and turn it, and turn it again and go on till he is of age, or jierliarw before, when he will be able to invent in a farm, or a railroad or purchase United States bonds. It is astonishing how that little sum will increase on that very little scheme. A DESTRUCTIVE FIRE XEAR LAWEEXCE. Lawrence Reporter, 2J.J The home of Justice Howell, about two miles west of this city was entirely con sumed by lire last night about 11 o'clock. None of the men folks were at home, except his eon, Frank Howell who was awakened by eclTocation, and immediately began a search for the cause. As he came down stairs, and opened the door of tbe kitchen, in which was a mass cf smoke he gave the alarm to his mother who was sleeping in an adjoining room to the dicing room After lie found that they were safely out of the house, he turned to his room expecting to save some of his things but was driven back by llarne and smoke coming thrctigh the floor at the head of the stairs ; wuh this dispairing effort, he left the housj to be swallowed by the monster fire-fiend. Mr. Gripper, a neighbor, came into tonn this morning and informed Mr. Howell of the fatal new. He went out and has not yet returned, as wc go to press. The cause is not known, but supposed to be from a defective Hue. The hou- was injured for Sl,tI0O, loss about 51.000. LEGISLATIVE XOTES. (Topeka Commonwealth, 22 ) F. M. Spalding, of Leavenworth, has been appointed Beading Clerk in the Senate. Miie ladies continue to visit the iv-guia- ture daily. They listen to the debate with due attention. The House having more room for visiters, is more favored than tbe Senate, but tht bdy receives their favor able attention. Substitute for Senate bill -IS was prepared by Senator Gulhne under instruction of the ena'.e Juuiciarv committee, lor lull intra d need by Senator Kobiuson. It is to take effect Jply "0, IS7'J, and provides that thereafter admissions to practice law shall only be ms.de by the Supreme Omrt, upon rpen examination by the jasticta of that court, or a committee of three district judges, during a term of the Su preme Court, acd requires applicants to have studied law in a prac'ioner's tffire for two years, or to be a graduate of the Liw Department of the I'niversity of Kansas, or other respectable law offices. Senator Kobinscn, who has opposed the militia bill, yesterday offered an amend ment to the title, which would make it read, "an act to provide for a general bust, at the expense of the f-tatc." .Senators on the iloor furnished information to the gen tleman, where he might obtain any bu-t or get busted. A SMALL rOS (CARE AT nlAWATIIA. (Hiawatha Herald, M.I Sunday evening it was rumored thst "they had the smallpox down at Mr. Gas kill's." Hence the anxiety Monday morn ing. The truth is this, as nearly as we have been able to gather it: One of Mr. Gaskill's little boys wis taken sick, snd Dr. Wa-staff was sent for Sunday, and he pronounced the sicknes caused by small nox. To further satisfy the anxiety thus produced, Dr. Logan was summoned. He also pronounced the disease as did Dr. Wagstaff. No father has more orderly boys or keejH them closer at home than Mr. Gaskill, and it is almost a certs ioty that germs of the smallpox were carried to the residence of Mr. t i , by some parties who were down from Tairbury, w"here they have been having the scourge for some time. These parties were here on bu-iness, it seems, pertaining to grain trade. W e do not wih to deny tbe presence ot small-pox in Hiawatha, it were better to warn people Irom going where exists, it yi u would stills it in its infancy. But we will also state that as yet there is but one case, and that is mild in form. There is no more danger in coming to Hiawatha now than there has been lor ten years past. People in from the country are not compelled to visit Mr. Gaskill's family on purpose to ex pose them. You can keep away from his residence as far as you like, and he will not come near you. lie is nice a cholera ship he is quarantined. This is the same Mr. Gaskill that we spoke cf in the begin ning this one that has been quarantined CATTLE THIEVE3 ESCAPE FROM FORD CO. IFord County Globe, 3).l Last Saturday evening about S o'clcck two prisoners escaped from the Ford coun ty jail and, like the Arab, folded their tents and silently stole away. Their names are G. U. Holcomb and Geo. Watkins. They were both under arrest lor stealing about 10 head of cattle from Dunham x Ward, south of Cimarron station. The means by which they escaped was as fol lows : They were not considered desperate men and were accordingly allowed to re main the outer prison during the day time The iron cells or cages into which they were placed at night are about seven feel high and reach to within one foot of the ceiling of tbe Jul. The wall is ordinary pine ceilicg. On the day in qa"tion one of the prisoners secured some kind of a knife and climbing on top of the cell nt a hole through the thin celling and also through the above. Through this hole the two men crept, acd found themselves in the County Treasurer' office, which was unoccupied." They then gently opened the window on the east tide of the room which opens ont on an old shed on tbe east side ot the Court house. Climbing out on the rocf, and trom thence to the earth, they found themselves free men, with darkness to assist them in their escape. It is a great wocder that prisoners have not taken advantage of this mode of escape from the jail before this, a the work of cutting a hole through two thicknesses of pine boards could be accomplished in one hour's time. Holccmbis a lawyer, who practiced some time in Cimarron. Watkins was also a resident of Cimarron where his family cow reside. Watkins was foolish for escaping, as he would not have I been sentenced for more than one year, and tben could hnve returned to his fami'y. Jo he is a fugitive and if he attempts to 50 to his family or have them corns to him he will almost Certainly be recapured. His wife spent several weeks here and worktd bard to sf cure leniency fcr her husband. She went to the cattle men from whom he had stolen the cittle and plead with them until she aroned their sympathv zid m:le thtm pn-mise to deal gently with her er ring hu-banJ. THE TACTS OF THE OLVTOE SEX-ATi;- . OlathaP.-osr., :o. On the 12ih of this nioeth there c- ; j this city a man who registered at Ca merican llmw as V. S. Sargrrt, Lc:J ville, Ctiloradn, claiming to le a re rrwi tstiveuf a boot and sIhw . use in Vw York. That evening he a. er ded the Hutchinson Family concert at the M. II Church, where he saw Miss Xett:e Wil lougbby, one of Olathe's prettiest girls. After returning to the hotel from (he con cert he at.ked rome one who she was, and upon being told, aked a gentleman who was writing at a table in the office to write a note for him (Ssrgent) to Mis3 Willcngh by, asking permission to call on her the followirg evening. The gentleman, think ing he was jjking, did so. c-3rgent tooK the no'e, put it in his pocket and on the following morning sent the office boy with it to Miss Kettle. She answered it and he called on her that evening. The next morning Sargent snd Miss Nettie took the 7:40 a. m. train Lr Kansas City, returning at coon acd regis tered at the Americ in House as man and wife. Had an earthquake visited this city ur citizens could not have been moresur priMMi. Word was sent t3 her parents, who live at Anbry, and who arrived hereon Thursday night about 11 m , going straight to the hotel. Nettie's mother went to her rood and begged her daughter to go with her, but Xettie refused. Believing Sargent to Ik. a fraud, Enoch Thompson, her ntsp father, left for Kansas City on Friday morning to find out, if possible, who and what Sargent was. Mteting parties who claimed to know Sargent, he learned that he was already a married man. Ife tele trraphed this fact back and had Sargent clo-ely watched until Tuesday, when he had gained sufficient evidence to have him arrested on the charge of bigamy and incar cerated in the county jail where he now laaguishci. It is a sad affair for .Nellie, although wild snd giddy to some extent, she wu a good hearted girl and a favorite with mest cf our best, society and very re spect:b!e. Sagent has told quite a num berof different stoties about himself and his business and should the charge that lie has another wife prove false, his own ac knowledgment of t.-OEgs committed agaitrt other girls are enough to stamp him as a villian, unfit to reside anywhere outside et the State Penitentiary. Some claim ard believe that Xettie never saw him Wore the night at the concert, tut she says, and we believe her, thai she met him about a year ac.o in Indiana and has corresponded with him ever since. Tue Lcavrtuiorili I'linilluc Itill I'imiii the .Sen ale. Spocial to The Timcs. Topeka, February 21, 1 X The Leavenworth county and city pint funding bill on tho railroad indebtedness passed the Senate this morning. Thin bill agrees to a compromise on several bonds at a rate not less than S3 cents on the dollir. The bill cf Douglas cocnty, of the same nature, was also passed. Nciv form of r.lcctrlc r.amp. cnbncr for ilarch i Amcng the many ce-r appliance f r creating tLe electric arc let Keen tit ads of carbon rods may be observed ccc or two of some interest. Oce of these employs two carbons standing erect in hineed bracket?, or holders, so srrannisl that y, hen unsup ported tbe carbons fall tosetrjer and re-i 1. against the other in the form of an i.ivt r tcd V. In the center, between tbe carbons, is an npright rod made cf some 1. iractory material like kaolin. This is suppcm J it tbe base ,y a horizontal lever, tbi s:-.mr arm of which makes the armatun . t a: elestro-niagcet. When tit apj-ara-us rest tLe weight of the upright rml c-j sit to fill, lifting the armaiure from tfc iu--cet is txcKd and the armatur. is k "l down and thus pushing the rod upwaro t twt i n the carbons and thrtistine tr ji af-" 1 his separates them sufficient lr t, 1 .. i he electric arc to spring up b m. -ci The kaclm rod melts away in t e - s fast as the carbons are consumi j :d light is maintained somewhat on Qei. ciple of the familiar electiic crad'e. i e current e'ecreases in ttreiigth tre artni'xr of the magnet is releared and the rod , Iiermitling the carbons to como - t aain and re-establish the light. Vc tr form of lamp employs two csrb one standing upright acd the second nij . n ' by a lever leaning against it. One arm f the lever forms the armature ot an ei rr magnet, and in action the eecon ! crtmn is alternately permit. ed to fall agur '!-e p right carbon ami then pulled awsv br ti.e action tf a spring somewhat afn r tLe c n nerof a "chattering" electric bII .1 vibration of the carbons is so rap 1 t -to the eye, the q liverin light i. r cally continuous, and appeirs .. steady. Another form of v 1 ing lamp has two ca, liens placed ire over the other in a vertical lice, the It w r carbon rcstirg on a lever that : rn.s 'he armature of a magnet. Still another (:rci of la.np, and 0"e said to be much mire a cessful in general practice than euLer t f these, employs four carbons, two l.rIiii the form of tbe letter A and two .r verted like V, the four making tbe figure 1 re light is maintained at the jucctini cf l.e four carbons. The rods are held in cues o cecteil by cords with wcigh'.s that keep thern 3ilju3'ed to each other and in tte u position for maintaining the lisht. A- electro-mngnet is alio used with this Itn-. The advantages found in this lamp are stedines in the light ami ease of ad rt mrnt, ru a carbon can Le replaced wt n burnt il cut without extinguish, lamp. T.nliuncoM "Common Tame " The board fences red dead wallf-ll t that Talmage is coming to town Talmve the taternacle pastor of Brooklyn. Th Ncr York papers tell us that there is some business unpleasantness between Talinaee and the Brooklyn presbytery abctit mccey matters connected with the Tabernc"e The ; ie3bytery have been trying to nke up charr.es against Talma; e, and f - in e I a committee to formulate them and rr-rt at a certain time. I-ast Monday was the time. Tne presbytery was there in church, the committee was there, and Talmajre was there to enjoy the fun. The committee wis not ready to report, and some members) of it ventured to suggest that there wen no charges to formulate. There was a motion to discharge the committee for incomjieteccy or inattention to bus iness, and then came a flying uisccs sion. An adjournment un'il Ibr next Monday was proposed. Talmaje tcM them that he would le away on a Western trip, and continued : "if yon are gting t have a 0000618 jury yon want the corpte present." He suggested tha', if ailpurn they must, aJjDCrn they should until his re turn in ten days, as in that time he the tight they could rake over his whole life. Then they got matters all in a jumble, ten or n dozen talking at once, and a young preach er or two were reproved for unseemly arro sacce towards the presbytery. Oce reverend doctor suggested that there might be ether charges than thoe relating to the Taber nacle morey matters. "They might con sider Mr. Talmage's services," he said. That was Talmage'i cue. He suggested "Sup pose I come here acd giveycua sample and then yon can judge." And then an nouncing that he was going to be away on Sunday, he said that bo would like to have that reverend doctor supply Lis pulpit. The doctor declined tbe proffered boner, acd Talmage said : " Ob, they'll give ycti a warm reception." " No doubt," growled the doctor. They finally azreed to adjourn until the 10th of March, when Talra e promised to haye the corpse ready for the icquest. The meeting of the presbytery was as good comedy as ever Talmage pi8yed in the Tabernacle, and with a fuller cast. One preacher who had spent many sleepless nijhts over the chsrges, and was now doomed to sf end ten or a Jczen more, said that he wonld break Sfty engagements rather than go out cf the world with such a cloud on his fame, and could not under stand a man chaigcd with such tbiDgs and caricg for it ro more than Ta!mi.e did. And after all the furs and twaddle tiere are as vet no charres at all. It was all, as I they ttyled it, "common fame."