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--fe-w -5??55-sS-.. "ij-r Tr?y . &-JsCT -sssK53iLi. --' - sr -' ir : Z.f3&&r?&-!SE rf ;ii - " I? "75 r?; j SK- rgr ? - ;-"Sr jut rj - - -" , - " v T .,"'. fcs.. . S!vj Wl I t&. THE LEAVENWORTH WEEKLY In Sal J '-- A ti LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS, THURSDAY MAY 22. 1879. Comerrailve Etubllslird br J jj. it. Auiliouy, JauuB.r.lSCl.j NUMBER 1,268- Tvr- jri .jf . t -cr TIM w ?1 l& r-ie- r B--- l; ti k R i H I 8? f i V i : r- -. ?:flf i-s i-?Sv., 5T-?i fSBM<t Sbimcs THURSDAY MAY 22. 1879. MltJIITlI.Y IV tiii: The pages of the Chicago liter Octal are only one column smaller than those of this paper, and it lakes one hundred and ninety tiz pages of the Inter Ocean, or a little more than one thousand and three hundred col umns, insmall type, to hold the Cook County delinquent tax li't. The tax interest? of Chicago, like the "corn crap" of Sally Dil lard's cousin, seem to be "mightily intLe grass." TIIEWiIEAT CHOI. Our exchanges from the interior give the most flattering reports of the prospect of a great wheat crop at the coming harvest. The weather, during the winter and spring has been, most of the time, especially fav orable, and the indications now all fpoint to a larger crop than the one harvested last year which was the greatest wheat crop ever gathered in the State. Kansas will doubtless raise more wheat this year than California, and thus place her name first on the list of wheat growing S ate. Wn KXOW-ITWA JtlMJi: Mr CAIIO.V. By the way. It was the late Jndge Pelahay who circulated a petition to the President among the lawyers of Kansas asking for the appointment of Judge Dillon to his present plane. It was generally signed, but some people asked why Delahay wanted Dillon St. Joe Herald. The Uerald is mistaken, Judge Delahay may have favored the appointment, but the late James McCahon was the one, who, to our personal knowledge seemed more in terested and obtained more names for Dil lon's appointment than all other men. FACTS VEItSI'S BLOWIXti. Atchl-on Is the best town In tills District. It is the only town In Kansas that now has any chance of becoming a commercial centre of Importance. Alehitun Champion. For puffing and blowing, Atchison stand out prominently as the Champion blower At the editorial convention held there one year ago, the editors of the State were entertained with statistics showing the amount of Bales of the various kinds of merchandise in Atchison during the pre ceding year. The people of that city at in that assembly as quietly and patiently as in a quaker meeting listening to the tatement of dry goods and grocery sales without a smile upon their- countenances, while their visitors felt immensely bored by the discourteous performances, but were too polite to express open disapprobation. The facts regarding the relative trade of Leavenworth and Atchison are about as follows: One wholesale grocery house in Leavenworth sells more goods in one year than all the grocery houses, wholesale and retail, in Atchison Leavenworth sells fire dollars to Atchison's one dollar of dry goods, drug, hardware, boots and shoes, jewelry, medicine and other merchandise. So much for the mercantile trade of Leavenworth. Our manufacturing interests are greater than those of all the other towns on the Missouri combined. Leavenworth manufactures a handsome carriage every two hours, a "Kanas Wagon" eveiy twenty minutes, a splendid cook or heating stove every ten minutes, a pair of hoes every minute during the entire year; Leavenworth manufactures furniture for the entire 'West, and more cigars in one day than Atchison sells in a month or could smoke in a year. This constant puffing and blowing by them is becoming nauseous and disgusting, and considering the solid facts which our one hundred tiav eling men give proof of, in sales of millions per annum, is ra her too silly, for even Hog town. MO.V. J. A. KI.ACIUIA VK l.i:TTI'lt Attention is directed to the letter in an other column from the Hon. J. A. Black man a member of the Legislature trotn this county. He replies in fitting language to the charges made by those infamous scoun drels, Eggers and Stumbaugh. Mr. Black man, More his nomination openly pro claimed that he was for Phillips first, and Ingalls next for United States Senator, and Geo. T. Anthonj's friends made a fight against his election for that reason, running and independent candidate against him AVe personally went to Tonganoxie to ad dress a meeting in the interest of the regu lar nominee, Blackman, because he was known to be opposed to Geo. T., and in favor of Ingills or Phillips. During the election of D. S. Senator the friend) of George T., approached Blackman with promises of political preferment if he would support Geo. T., and threats of political proscription unless he deserted Ingalls. These same men also etdeavcred to use friends of Blackman for the purpose of driv ing him into opposition to Ingalls. AVe have heard the very men who for days and days used every means to influence Black man to desert Ingalls pronounce him the purest, the noblest and most incorruptible man they ever saw. This is the verdict of the very men who attempted to move him from a strict adherence to his convictions The Times readers have known J. A. B. intimately and favorably, through his cor respondence in this paper during the past ten years. Ko writer sends in his manu script more nearly correct, for publication, than J. A. B. The tone and sentiment of all his communications bring conviction to the minds of the readers that J. A. B. is not only an heneet man but thai his con victions on matters of public policy, are in harmony with the wishes of the great ma jority of the industrial classes, and the let ten alone furnish the proof of his ability and integrity as a correspondent. We do not think we exaggerate when we ay that no man in the county of Leaven worth is better known for his truthfulness, integrity, ability, and good sound judg ment, and there certainly is no man more highly respected by us than Mr. Blackman. Under these circumstances it is extremely unfortunate that such filthy vermin as Eg gers and Stumbaugh should select as an instrument to injure Ingalls, a man, who-e reputation is above question. &"& Siumbaugh and their backers are regarded, here where they are known, as destitute of truth, decency, and honor, and the sooner they are kicked out of Washing ton the better. TIIK XK1V KAtiLISH CAKDISAU Rev. Dr. John Henry Newman, of Eng land, who on Monday was appointed by Pope Leo XIII, as a Cardinal priest, is in every way one of the most remarkable charactei s of his age. The English Catho lics speak of him, not without reason, as "the greatest Englishman since the Refor mation." Assuredly, if ever Rome be stowed her most signal honors upon a man whoae piety and genius were alike worthy o receive them, she hat doae bo in lhi in stance. A brief retrospect of the new Car dinal' career aeemi opportune at this Dr. JKcwawa ta born in imL mm'immM at ors, and was elected Fellow of Oriel College. In 1S2-5 he became Vice-principal of St. Alban's Hall, then under the late Dr. (af terwards Archbishop) Whately, and in 1S2G Tutor of his College, which poit he held until about 1S31. In 1S2S he accept ed the incumbency of St. Mary's, Oxford, and established at Littlemore an ascetic community on a mediaeval model, over which he presided for three years. He held St. Mary's irom 1S2S till 1843. when by his preaching he gained such influence over the younger members of the univer sity, that be became, in conjunction with Dr. Posey, the recognized leader of the High Church party. He took a leading part in the publica tion of the '"Tracts of the Times," to which he contributed the final tract, No. 00, which was severely censured by the univer sity authorities as pract-cally annalling the broad lines ol demarkalion between the English and Uoman Catholic churches. In October, IS 15, he seceded from the Estab lished Church, was received into the Ro man communion, and wa, after twins: or dained priest, appointed head of the Orato ry offct. Philip en, at Birmingham. In 1S04 he was appointed rector of the newly- lounded Catholic University in Dublin, but resigned that post in 1S0S, and established a school for the sons of the Roman Catho lic gentry at Edgbaston, near Birmingham. Dr. Newman was elected an Honorary Fellow ot Trinity College, Oxford, Decem ber 2S.1S77. It has been frequently asserted that Dr. Newman did not lielieve in the doctrine of the infallibility of the Roman Pontiff when speaking ex cathedra to the Universal Church on question of faith or morals. In reply to a criticisnrto this effect made by a Mr. Capes, Dr. Newman wrote as fallows : "I le assumes that I did not hold or profess the doctrine of the Pope's infallibility till the time of the Vatican Council, whereas I have committed myself to it in print again and again from 1S45 to ISO". And on the other hand, as it so happens though I held it, as I ever have done I have had no oc casion to profess it, whether in print or olherwise, since that date. Any one who knows ray writings will recollect that in so saying I state a simple fact" As Dr. Newman, he has written and pub lished : "Lectures on Romanism and Popu lar Prttetantism,;' 1837; "letter to J. F-usett on Certain Points of Faith," 1S3S; "Parochial Sermons." S vols, 163I-U; "Lecture on Justification," 1S10 ; "Church ol the Father-." 1S40; Ffssys on the Mira cles of the Middle Ages," 1813; "Annotated Translation of St. Athansijus," 1842 41; anl a hod of other works. O.i the occasion of hi appointment as a Cardinal he receives the title of "St. George," from the basilica of San Georgio in Velabro, near the Bocca della Verita the only church in Home dedicated to the tutelary saint of England. The church is of great antiquity, the foundation dating from the fourth century. It is a church with interesting historical memories in con nection with Kienzi, for on the first day of Lent, 1347. the last of the Tribunes affixed to its door his celebrated notice announcing j the return ot the liocd rotate. Cnoil Ailiirc to the Democracy. The Peoria National Democrat comes to Democrats wilh poor words of comfort. It advises them to back out on war issues and force the Republicans to discuss the financial isue, the money queation and the tariff. Tlioy Are-All Cut Out For Judge. IChlcago Times, lfi. The young lawyers recently admitted to the bar are quite certain that the bench is yearning for them. The youngr the law yer the keener his conviction that he was designed for a judgeship instanter. That iM.'ttlie iH-.lioii llnter Ocean, 10 J The New Orleans Tims fails to see what the Democrats have gained in their recent contest with the Republican minority in Congress. Tnat isn't the question. Can the Time see what they have lout? TallTrcoj. A tree 325 feet high, in the neighbor hood of Stockton, California, has hitherto enjoyed the reputation of being the tallest in the world; but an official of the Forests Department in Victoria, Australia, lately measured a fallen eucalyptus inGipplacd, which was 435 feet long. Another tree of the same species in the Dindemong dis trict of Victoria, still standing, is estimated at 450 feet. A Itiircau or I.a!or Statixlir. tfc-t. 1mls Republican, 16. The bill establishing a bureau of labor statistics in this State and providing for the appointment ot a commissioner by the Gov ernor, has passed both Houses of the Legis lature. Tht commisioner is to hold his office for two years, receive a salary of Sl, 000, with a contingent allowance of 51,500, and make annual reports to the Executive Department. 1H- peratt-Iy in Want or Fund-. Chicago Tribune. 1G J France does not take at all kindly to the new Turkish-loan. Her veutures in that direction have proven very unprofitable, and now that there are to be two bites at the shrunken cherry, and England must have the first chance, French financecrs see little prospect of turning a penny in any investment looking to the building up of the dilapidated fortunes of the dismembered Turkish Empire. The Porte's need is nev ertheless a crying one, as its army is al ready in a state of insubordination on ac count of the long arrears of the pay of its officers and men. A ZUoiiumi-nt to Lim-oln. "The State of Allegheny," as the late President Lincoln was wont to designate Allegheny county, has not forgotlea the martyxed President, who is to have a mon ument to his memory erected in Allegheny Park The project has been under consid eration for some time, and has met with so much favor that, a few days ago, Mr. Fred Mayer, the sculptor, was called on, and he has prepared three designs, two of which are lor granite monutements, both with the figure of Mr. Lincoln Btanding on a shaft, which is plain in one and ornate in the other. In other respects the two designs are the same. The third is also for a gran ite monument nineteen feet high. The Freside'nt is seated and holding a scroll, the Emancipation Proclamation, in his hand. The figure rests on a bae consisting of thir teen granite columns. The latter deeign is believed to be the most suitable. The cost will be about S9.000, nearly all of which has been subscribed. Two Very Pitiable Cases. Chicago Times, 16. It is distressing to think how poor rich men really are. There was Vanderbilt, who votes on thirty millions of railroad stock, and insist in .New York unon havinar a boulevard to speed his blooded horses upon. Mr. Vandebilt marched up to the office of the tax commissioner and placidly sub scribed to an oath that be was not the own er of any taxable property whatever. The poor devils who are periodically knocked over by his fast horses paid io the munici pally of New York more tax than he. Mr. Cyrus W. Field seems to be troubled with the Vanderbilt complaint. He claims that within a short time he has added three quarters of a million to his fortune through his elevated railway ventures, lie has a residence in Gramercy park, and is known as a New Yorker. The tax commissioners assessed his personal property at $100,000. He protested that he had none that was taxable, and that his home wag in Tarry- town. He went himelf and sent his coun sel to see the commissioners. Oie of them insisted that if Mr. Field had no taxable property, and having been assessed as the owner of such, it was his duty under the law to make affidavit to that effect. He didn't want to do this, but the commission en wonld not relieve him otherwise. Then he made this affidavit; "I, Cyrus W. Field, do swear that 1 have no personal property in this State subject to taxation, above my debts." He was relieved. It is truly pitia ble that men like Mr. Vanderbilt and Mr. Field are cot in condition to help support the government of a municipality of which they claim to be distinguished and moat exemplary citizens. A Sad Picture of Uenolation. Inter-Ocen,;i5. CoL Donan's letter, published in the In-ter-Oeam, gives the Wilmington, (N. C) Jfonunq Star treat sorrow. It takes no cession is the troths uttered becaofe it is "a swsmorsel which the Inter-Octm rails im HsfciHsr toagae with aa littls satis aka." . la nietan OaL "The visitor to the North finds himselt in a new world and breathing a new atmos phere. He has left a laDd of impoverish ment, discouragement atd decline; he has come to a land ol marvelous growth acd thift and prosperity. He left a land of memories and ruins; he has come to a land of hopes acd upbuildinjr. He has left a land of glorious pist; he has come to a land of msgnificent future. He has left a naradie in decay: he has come to where stout hearts and willing hands are rearing the walls and planting the fruit trees cf an Eden yet to be. "In bitterness of soul he turn homeward and southward for the saddening reverse of the radiant picture. A land lair, and ler tile as ever the sun shone on, languihing, seemingly dying, amid its own beapty and the perfume of its flowers. Mountain load of State, county, and municipal debt, and franctic efforts at repudiation. Every bus iness stagnant, every enterprise dead, a people pauperized and disheartened, and the whole air filled with despondency and repining." The Star copies the above and says: "e confess we are somewhat surprised when we remember that of all extreme men Colonel Donan has been the extremes!. The most violent editorials against the North and against the Republican party we have ever read came from the in that wrote this paragraph." Would it not be wiser for the bright Morning Star of toe old North State, in view of this condition, to arise and, like a man, a'siat in turning aide the desolation and stsgnation? The Republican party holds no emnity to the South. Not a man in the North but would re j nice to see a new era of prosperity come to it. But there is but one way it will come, and that is by shaking Iocse from the old fossils that have led the South into rebellion and deluged her soil with blood. Drive your State rights Democracy into the back ground, and enlist again under the flagthat guaran tees equal rights to all men, rich and cor, black and white. The people of the North demand nothing ot the South that they do not demand of their own people. It is equil and exact justice, nothing more and nothing less. VAItlOrSJIATTF.HSOF IXTKKKST Secretary McCrary is said to be for Mr. Blaine. The Bourbon's backbone is fl'xible. It allows him to back down. As it look now, the President has vetoed the whole Democratic parly. Wilhelmj says that the best violin now made anywhere come from the United States. The Ohio Republican Convention to nominate a State ticket meats on the 23th instant. It is twenty-nine years since Garibaldi was soap and candle making on etaten island. No, Oscar; the person who does the crowning at a coronation u not called a coroner. John Jacob Astor ha bought the Bar- reda villa, Newport. R. I , paying for it -ni ftoo -, -- Secretary of the Navv Thompson has Iieen invited to lecture in Brooklyn, and will accept. To nominate Mr. Tilden, sav the Charleston Xcu, is to give General Grant a walk-over. The bloated bondholder must co, but he needn't mind ab.ut taking his bonds with him. An oreanit in New York has received $1,200 since Eister from fashionable wed ding parties. When a congre"man rise? to a person al explanation he simply wnnls to ssy "you're s liar." The President's two vetoes wear well. They look just as well now as on the days they were promulgated. An exchange call M?eie Mitchell the best "Cricket" plajer. It i sad to see a Wdy fond of the "bowl." The Demo-Confederates are said to much prefer the Southern policy of Mr. Hayes to the general policy. The averace Washington Democrat long- now for a bole into which he can crawl and pull the hole in after him. Several French billiard experts are coming to this country to take lessons in French billiards of the Chicago champion. Perhaps we havp been too severe on the Solid South. There is a movement in New Orleans for the enlargement of beer glasses. There are in the United States Senate fifty-two practicing lawyers, seven ex-editors, six merchants and nearly a dozen farmers. If colic was all that was the matter with the Democratic parly. Dr. David Pa vis i a good mm to sit down on it. The colic would move. It's always the big fellows who get to the front in the crowd. Look at tbe straw berry box, for instance, the little ones are always at the bottom. A Richmond ( Va ) paper call the Olo lona Southern Stales "a copperhead." For shsme, gentlemen, don't call names. "It will fire the Southern heart." The Hon. Montgomery Blair expects to start a daily Democratic obituary in Washington in a few days. There are bar rels in it, and they will leak. Instructor in logic to Mr. II.: "By what method of reasoning do you infer that a bullet i hot after it strikes a target ?" Mr.H.: "By picking it up, sir?" The Memphis Aralanclie is not for Til den. It the Democratic party owes him anything, it urges that a subscription be taken up and emptied in the "bir'l." When the stern old Scotch warrior said, "The hand of Douglas is his own," wai it in response to an insinuation that he held a pair of aces that did not belong tc him? David Davis may be a bigger bore than Zich Chandler, but they do net have to go around and bind up the wounded acd bury the ded after he goes off, as they do when the old Michigander fires "a load for bear." Orthodox The Rev. Alexis Toneher (going round his new plrish) "Of course you observe Lent, Mrs. Ryckyard ?" Mrs Ryckyard "Oh, yes, sir; we alius hev pancakes o' Shrove Tuesday ?" Democrats are great on "horns;" the "little end" is yet open for escape. For fear of accidents, they should not place David Davis in the lead. He would be a dangerous experiment in a small orifice. Chili, in South America, has declared war against Bolivia and Peru. A war cor respondent on the spot describes the first battle as simply terrific The greatest havoc was in the artillery, where a mule lost a shoe. A short time ago a Danbury man had $40 stolen from him. The thief was sub sequently struck with remorse, and sent back $20, with a note to the effect that as soon as he received more remorse he would send hack the rest. Mr. Kiddle is;hai!ed delightedly by The Banner cf Light as an influential convert to spiritualism, but Mind and Matter says that it is clear that "he has been made the vic tim of spirits, whose aim and object it was to use him to render spiritualism abturd." MUs Owen's Honeymoon. Chicago Tribune, IS In our last issue we commented upon the recent conviction of John Miles, the Mor mon, of polygamy, chiefly upon the testi mony of Miss Owen, his latest acquisition. Since the article was written we have re ceived the testimony itself, which gives quite a detailed exhibition of Mormcn wedding, as well as a very graphic picture of the lively and breezy Miss Owen, who made Mr. Miles' household very interest ing, a will be seen. It appears from her testimony that she knew Miles in England before be was a Mormon, and was engaged to him. He became a convert in 1S70, and sailed for Australia with some of his brethen. She lost all track of him and did not hear from him again until three years afterward, when he returned to England as a Mormon missionary, ne renewed her acquaintance and also the engagement, notifying her that he hid two other fiances in Utah. Emily and Julia Spencer, bnt promising her that aha should be the first wife. She wanted to, be Married then and there, but Miles dsclmditwosjlda't ha valid, as theymist ;BtM reception to his three brid?., acd announced to Mif3 0en that he had arranged for wiyes in this ordei: Emily Spencer was No. 1, Miss 0en wa No. 2, ami Julia Spencer was No. " Mi Owen objected to this succession. She claimed the right to le No. 1, a3 Miles had promised her in England ehe should he. She consulted with the magnates of the Church and they sat down on her. Then and thereehe made up her mind that if she could not be Jo. 1, Emily Spencer, the real No 1, should have a very lively time of it, and she com menced operations at the reception to which we have alluded. Miles carried out his programme and introduced the three candidate fcr marmge. Emily as 2so. 1, Owen as No. 2, and Julia as No. 3, never noticing that there was blood in the eye of No. 2, and that she was bracing up for a scene net laid down in tbe programme. Durin" the evening some of tne younger and more frisky Mormon wanted to have- a dance, and asked Miles to reque-t a third of his wife to preside at the piano. Miles singled out Emily Spenc-r, and she took her place upon the stool. Meanwhile a gay young Mormon, who evidently had mis chief in him, aked Owen to play. This gave her the coveted opportunity. Spen cer had just commenced the in troduction to a waltz, and the eager Mormons were waiting for the tempo, when Owen went up to the piano acd aked No. 1 to rtep down and out. No. 1 paid no heed to the request, and No2 repeated it a little more emphatically. No. 1 kept on with the waltz without condescending to notice her. Owen drew off in approred style, struck out from the shoulder, and Spencer went off the stool, lbere was as much consternation in the giddy throng as when the "cannon's rear" wa heard, amid the "beauty and chivalry of Belgium's Cspitsl." Owen commenced where Spen cer left off and finished the tune, but the dance was not a success. It grieves us to state that Spencer was a timorous lady and went off into a corner and cried. Miles rallied to her defence in good or der, and commenced to expostulate with Owen, who immediately struck another belligerent attitude. Miles stayed not up on the order of his going, but lit out, evi dently aware that "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned." Then there was a calm after the storm, and things went along smoothly enoujh until it was time lor refreshment. As the reception was given to the three ladies, it was in order for No. 1 to sit at the head of the table. When the company had gathered in the refreshment room Owen made a brief address to the crowd. She was aware that ts a matter of etiquette Emily Sencer would sit at the head of the table, but she felt it nicessary to make a elight infringement upon the conventional forms fche accordingly would take the head teat, and if Emilv Spencer or any other Emily, or John Miles or any other John, desired to remove her from it, she hoped they would feel fiee to undertake the little job without any further delay Emily, who was already satisfied with the affair at the piano, made no pro test, and John Miles, who had lied, was not there. The rest of the company offered no objection, and so the motion was carried unanimously. It was Osren's night, and for one evening, at least she was No. 1. Some three weeks afterwards the mar riage ceremonies occurred. Emily Spencer was first married. Owen contentid to be No. 2, and was married ; and Julia would have come in as No. 3 had it not been for Miles' sudden engagement to go to the pen itentiary. As our lady readers may be in terested to know the details of tbe toilette of a Mormon bride, we give Owen's own account of Emily Spencer's costume. She says: "I saw Emily Spencer in the Endow ment Houe when Mills was there. She had on a robe, cap, apron and mocasins, the regular endowmentdress. The robe was two yard wide, gathered on the shoulder and "waist. There is also a sash. The apron consi-ts of nine fig-leave ol gren silk. The moccasins were of linen. This regalia is worn by the bride at the sealing cere-nony." After tbe marriage, Miles took special delight in taunting Owen with the fact that she was a No. 2. He kept it up with great assiduity. Owen bided her time and it socn came. Miles wa arrested for polygamy, and it is O'cn's testimony that has pent him to the penitentiary. Poeti cal justice would have condemned the per fidiou Milesio continue living with h.s three wives. In comparion with the pos sibilities -KHiessed by Owen for making his home lively and interesting, the peniten tiary would stem like Paradii-e. J. A. It. He "Vutircs the Charge or llrthcry Preferred by I"sser. and Stiimliaiisli. and Pay III- Compliment to That ((electable Pair He Cliallenscs Tli cm to Their Proof", and Jtramls Them ax I.iar and Calumniator. It appears from a statement in the Tope ka Cummoniccalth, that Eggers and Stum baugh are still at Washington, investigat ing. It appears further, that having failed by such evidence as was taken by the To peka "tmelling committee," and such cal umnies and slanders aj were manufactured by the K. C Time?, to put ingalls on trial for bribery and corruption, they now set forth in an additional memorial which has been referred to a Senate committee, that 71IEY HAVE r-ROOF that other members of the House, besides Hosack, Ravbill and the other members first incriminated "contaminated their fin gers with bise bribes," and received for their votes as follows : James, of Wyan dotte.Sl.OOO; Greevcr,of Wyandotte, 5500; fcichards,S400; Billard, S500 ; Hamilton, several hundred; J. A. Blickman, several hundred. I do not know whit James, Greever, Richard, and the others, thick about this statement. As for myeelf, I do not like it in ihe least. That wilh which I am charged is a sin againjt the laws of the country and the State. What is of still greater consequence to me, I could not have sold my vote either for several hundred dollars or several hun dred cents, without sinning grievously against my own self-respect. I would rath er be charged with offending against the enactments of LIWYEBS ASD rOLniCIAXS than rgalnst that sense of rectitude which should be the governing principle of every person fit to represent a civilized constitu ency in the halls of legislation. The amount which I am charged with getting is stated in terms altogether too in definite. If I received money for my vote I would like to know the exact amount. In order to use this money to the best ad vantage, I should certainly know how much, at least within a hundred dollars or so, there i, or was, of it. It is also due to others who may be interested in the matter of commercial politics, to know definitely how muchexactlythatroteof mine brought io the Senatorial market. Several hundred is icferentially less than one thousand I do not like to have it go j forth that I sold myself for lees than James, I of Wyandotte, granting it to be true that JAMES 13 A VERY PBOMI31SG YOUSG MAS, ' and being a Democrat, had more to sacri fice in voting for Ingalls than I had, who am a Republican. For the purpose of carrying on thi mawkish prosecution against Ingalls, it seems to be necessary that these political harpies should defile the characters of as many of their legislative associates as pos sible. But why should I, out of the sixty odd members who supported Mr. Ingalls, be "listed" as one of the few who voted for pay ? Did the circumstances under which I voted, in the estimation of these persons, warrant a suspicion that I might hare been bought? This might be inferred, even by persons too fair-minded and charitable to believe the story true, until proved. MOSEY HAS BEES C3ZD in forcer Kansas Senatorial elections. It may be said, perhaps, that its employment in such elections has been the rule rather than exception. The average Kansas voter has been habituated as it were, to believe, suspect, and be most easily convinced, that any charge, however manifestly disiafiecu- os, lapbfaiaR the integrity of aayrepre- uvw-aa ism msner ot a aarlts oped to fUilain it. Still, it is likely to linger in the memories of men, acd to be called vividly ta mind, particularly should the individual charged ever Le again a candidate for office. But that which worries me the most, which most perplexes me in this matter, is the fict that nothing in my prefect or past financial status gives the least assurance that the storY can be true. Where are those several hundreds of dollars? My pocseicooK says -not nere. ' TAKE MY EXPENSE ACCOUXT for the last four or five month. It does not answer tbe question what has been done with so much monej? Untortanatelv mv standing with those whom I owe has not been improved to any extent that would imply the receipt on my part of several hundred dollars. To thus have the blame and tbe name of a mean dishon orable action, and nothing comi.enatory in the way of "game," is proverbially a mis fortune ot the lirsl class. Now, I hope my friends in this county, and everywhere lje, will believe me to be entirely candid and truthful, and not a whit less gingerly than I ought to be, when I assert, as I hereby do, that Eggers and StHmbaugh, in setting forth that they have proof that l received several hundred dol' lars lor my vole tnat l received even so much a3 one cent for my vote, have wil fully, deliberately, outrageously lied. There is so i-koof to that effect either direct or Indi rect, circumstantial or presumptive, and they know it. I brand them as liars, villainou calumniators. Now then, let them produce the proof or wear the brand. I am willing, jea desirous, since my political integrity is thus reproached, that all my votes, all my actinn in the Legis latune, and particularly in the Senatorial contest, be subjected to the most rigid scru tiny. I went to Topeka with my mind pretty well made up to vote either tor Col. Phillips or Ingalls. Geo. T. Anthony and his friends claimed the Leavenworth coun ty delegation, solid, he being a Leavenworth county man. I did not ward Mr. Anthony for Senator, neither did the great majority of my Republican constituents. As between Phillip and Ingalls my preference was slightly for the former. In the outset of the balloting, when the measure of the strength of the several candidates began to be taken, I saw that Mr. Phillip could cot be elected. I voted for him once or twice in the Republican caucus, I might have continued so to do and landed at last in an any-thing-to-beat ciuc is a lort cf politician's conspiracy to defeat the will of the people, very com monly sprung in these latter times, and which has DOSE JTCCn HARM as I think in Kansas politics within the last few years. Into such an arrangement with bitter personal and political hostility to Ingalls for its animu, and with no pos sibility of the least advantage to Phillips in it, I could not, and would not, as a friend of both those gentlemen, allow my self to be drawn. I decided therefore to vote for Ingalls, which I did consistently from the first ballot to the last. The next day after the election I saw Senator Ingalls just as he was about to depart for Wash ington or eleewhere; he took me by the hand and thanked me for my support, and from what he further said it is quite likely that he would not stand in my way, should Gen. Fremont's Arizona inter ocean plan become a success, and I should apply fur the portion of Collector at any new port of entry that might thereupon be established. Now as to the investigation and the in vestigators: There is a clap of people, who, being themselves utterly destitute of principle, consciou that aU their own actions are prompted by base and selGsh motives, are prone to believe upon the slightest cause that others are as deep in the moral mire as they. Again, there is acla?s of reop'e liable to be so carried away by partisan feeling, .'hat they will sror at ifornixo to compass prty succes or alleviate the chai;riu of party defeat. In this I have pretly nearly stated all that was the matter' with the ami Ingalls investigators of our State Legislature. Some of them had private grief to avenge (Clark, Miller and and Eggers, for example), who were fore most in the movement. Some wanted to levy blackmail, and the Kansas City Times was their lying mouth piece. Siumbaugh is a graduate in that school of venality and rarclity, the Pennsylvania Legislature, and cast his vote as might be expected for S. C. I m-roy. Some possi bly had no better motive than the enjoy ment of an investigating trip to Washing ton at the public expense; but what ailed the most of them was the exasperation of defeat which nothing but the humiliation or downfall of the successful candidate, to be accomplished a they hoped through in vestigation, could possibly allay. The in vestigation was raied ostensibly as a blow at bribery and corruption, and as a needed vindication of private honor. What a a farce! What ridiculous hypocrisy, with Pomeroy and Sid. Clark at the bottom of it all. I will now jut add this: If thoe who are scrupulous and honorable in official ac tion are to be charged with crookedness and corruption, indiscriminately with the vilest and the most corrupt, is it to be ex pected that the public service will long re main in the hands of those who are actu ated by a belief that honesty is the best pol icy. J. A. 15. LoriXG, May 10, 1S70. SUMMARY. Stanley and Hazen have been ordered to their respective commands. Speaker Randall thinks that CoDgres3 will not adjourn before July. A fire at Chico, California, Friday night, destroyed two block in the business portion of the town. Very severe weather during the pat week threatens the universal destruction of the silk worm in Italy. Subscription to the 4 per cent refund ing certificates since yelerday's report, S774.S30. Total to date !I5,S03,000. The double breaker and a saw-mill, at Htzleton, I'., owned by Pardee & Co., burned. Los3 $25,000; insurance 12,000 Betting on Derby 50 to 1 against Lo rillsrd's Uncas. Charibert is the favorite at 90 to 2 Elf King is placed last at 600, tol. George W. Bonney, formerly proprie tor of the United States Hotel, at Buffalo, New York, probably fatally shot himself yesterday. There is no truth in the report that Mr. Halstead, editor of the The Vommrcial has written a play. The story is supposed to be a practical j ike by some New York idiot Captain Lincoln, of the Tenth Infan try, and not Captain Law ton, of the Fourth Cavalry, shot a soldier of tbe Twenty Second Infantry at Fort Griffin, Texas, for mutiny. The House Committee on Foreign Af fairs has authorized Mr. Wilson to report, wilh favorable recommendation, his joint resolution of Ap'il 12. providing for furth er treaty nt&otiatiocn with Mexico. General Sherman says that the mili tary affairs were never so well arranged in Ihe west as now and General Shertdon has reduced everything to an admirable acd ef fective system. Senator Edmunds of Vermont intend to take his family to Europe at thelose of the extra session of Congress. They will pas some time at German springs for the benefit of Mrs. Edmunds' health. The horrors of famine are again threatening northern India. In Cashmere, the latest report says the provision supply would hardly last a wetk, while co ade quate arrangements for relief existed. The duke of Medina Cell, who died yesterday, was, accompanied by his wife, shooting on his estate, when hi3 gun was accidentally discharged, acd the contents lodged in his abdomen. He died in a few hoars. Ex-State Senator J. B. Cornish, of New Jersey, convicted of conspiracy to defraud the country of $10,000. acd J. H. Sseeny, ex-Chief of Police of Phillipsburg, con victed of raising county bills, were each sentenced to one year in the State's prison. Victor Hoso writes to a Lausanne newspaper on the question of the re-estab-liabisc to tU death aaaalty, which 'a now ssi mmsw aomaia President of Switzerland, is reported. He was one of the Geneva arbitrators, and hi services on our side on that occasion were acknowledged by a h&ndoine t?rvice of plate voted him by Ccngresz. The Emperor of Germany is getting much better in health than at Wiecbaden. His celebration of his golden wedding will be very quiet. Of all the European poten tates, only the Czir. the Emperor's nephew. and Prince Fredrick of the Netherlands, his brother-in-law, will be present. The American correspondent of The London Times is Mr. Joel Cook", one of Mr, G. W. Child's etsff on the The Ltdgr of Pnil- aueipma. .ur.vooicreceivesirom j.ne j.tmef, it is said, an annual salary of 1,000 in cold or 55 000. He also has a comforta ble salary from The Ledger. Ruaia ha communicate her evacua tion programme, showing ll.it the evacua tion will be completed Lelcre the end ol July. Other advices confirm the foregoing. There is a general movement of Russian troojis. thus removinjr all doubts of the loyalty of Russia's intentions. Waddington, the French premier, has accepted the proposal of England and Aus tria that the ambassadors at Constantino ple ehall proceed by separate mediation in Greek question instead of by a conference, provided the other cabinets 3gree to it. The preliminary steps will commence im mediately. In political circles here it is under lood that in case Secretary Sherman con ients to run for Governor of Ohio on the Republican ticket", Thurman will accept the Democratic 'nomination. Some of Thur man's friends assert that he will run whether Sherman is nominated or not, in order to save the State to the Democrats. Tha Rusian covernment is determin ed that somebody shall be punished tor the recent incendiary fire. Seventy persons have been arrested in Orenburg on suspic ion of some connection with the fiery con spirators there, and a arrest b about equiv alent to conviction they will doubtless be dead or on their way to Siberia in a very few days. Durins the prosresi of a thunder storm Thursday evening at Fredericksburg, Indiana, Samuel Durrill and Josiah Mour ning, two young men who had been work ing in a field and had taken refuge under a large sycamore tree, were struck by lightning and instantly killed. Mourning was knocked into .the river and Durrill was found setting up against a tree. A fire at Montague, 'Michigan, Friday night destroyed the Montague curtain roller and handle factory, dry and kiln acd ware house, a large barn filled with machinery and a large quantity of lumber, all owned by a stock company, and also the boarding house owned by D. C. Oien. The loss of the factory and other building of the com pany iS20,000; inured for S15.000. The boarding house loss is S1.000; in9iiracce small. The University of Michigan, which was represented at the Paris exposition by a large number cf exhibits relative to the method of teaching, is the recipient of a diploma awarded for excellency in art. Only two other institutions of learning in this country received similar honors, tiie rvaval Academy at Annapolis and Harvard College. The students of Dartmouth College, N. If , sent a written apology to the faculty for their recent conduct. President Bartlett informed them to-day that the expelled students would be received back in regular standing. The young men who were held under the pump threaten a criminal prose cution of their assailants if the faculty does not mulct punishment. The case of the Indian girl from Sagi naw, .Mien., against the estate ol Wni Jlowry, at Pittsburgh, suddenly came lo a stop by the illnessof one of the jurors, Hon. Wm. H. Armstrong, of Lycoming county. The defense claim they will prove that all the wild young men Irom the Mates had squaws, and that this woman wa never regarded as jlowry s wife; that he repudi ated her several time, etc. A dispatch from Victoria, Briti-h Columbi?, siys : The steamship California, from Ala-ka, arrived this morning. She reports all itiiet at Sitka. Six of ihe crew of the war steamer Alaska, lying at anchor in the hrbor, attempted to desert a few days agby swimming ashore, having firu donned Iife-preerver. They were tracked by Indian runners and captured. The trial for the disbarment of Jtidde Cole has been set in the United States Cir cuit Court, at Des Moines, for next Tuesday, acd it wa suppo-ed that the meeting of the State Bar Association would take action as a body in regard to it. But no express action wa taken. The counsel to conduct the pnwecution arc Mesrs. Lsne. Trimble, Cutts, Oilman, Clark, Cook and Springer. The counsel for Judge Cole will be F. W. Lenmann and R. 11. Cummens, of Des Moines, and W. J. Knight, of Dnbuqne. Here is a story anent the exodtn which is very pat: A merchant in Jack son, Miss, was explaining to an old col ored man that it was very unwie for him to go to Kansas, because it wa a bleak. cold country, and the winters entirely too severe for a tropical race. Mar J one, aiked the old fellow, "ain't di Kansas dey are talkin' about what dey ued to call 'Bleediu' Kansas'?" The merchant, of course, said it wa. "Well, den," said the old uncle, "wasn't you white folk. fightin' once because you wanted to take us nig gers to Kansa when we wa yo' propertj? I reckon 'taint no colder for u now dan when we was property. You was mighty pertic'Ier about yo' property in dem days '. Eyah, yah ! " The two member of the Houe com mittee on appiopriation who are exp?cted to go over to the Republicans acd enable them to bring in the regular appropriation bills alter the legislative bill shall have been vetoed are Wells of Misouri and Blount of Georgia. Mr. Well has been opposed to all the Democratic agitation of political questions in Congress. He was oppod to the extra session. He regards the effect of the agitation which ha been kept up during the past two months a dis astrous to the Democratic party, and wants it stopped. Nearly all the Georgia dele gation are in favor of voting supplies in the usual way, and Mr. Blount i with Stephen and the rest on thi question. He has not had any heart in the agitation which the hotheads ol his party cave been making. An Old Story Worked Over. New York, May 17. The Denver A Rio Grande Railroad Company subscription closed to day at coon. There were over 10.OQO.000 bonds subscribed for. at 00 cents. Only five millions were asked and the sub scriptions will be scaled down to that amount. Gen. Palmer, the President of the road, states that this sum will be nsed to complete the line from Canon City to Leadville and Ten Mile, one hundred and fifty miles from Alamosa, westward, to the San Juan mines, two hundred and ten miles, and from Alamosa, southward, to Albuquerque, inew Mexico, two hundred and fifty miles. The recent decision of the United States Supreme Court give them a prior right of locating in the grand canon of the Arkansas river, and on all the other routes named in the charters. The grand canon of the Arkan sas is the one practicable route for a railroad to .Leadville, except acres. tne mountain ranges, lni win ename mun to complete the road to that point by September first, by using the road bed already graded by the A., T. & S. F. R. K. Co., prior to the decision of the Supreme Court. Whether they pay for grading or not will be ad judged in the United States Courts. They expect to complete the other lines within a year. FATAL NUOOTI.Vi;. Two Eminently Itepcetable Yoon: 3Ien or Pettis Comity. 3II-onri Kettle an Old tirndsc V.ith Piftol Sedaua, May 17. About eight o'clock this morning, a fatal shooting affair occur red about seven miles north of this city The parties were a young man named Claib Lowry, son of Judge Wm. Lowry, aged twenty years, acd Bird Smith, aged twenty-two, son of Col.D. Smith. The parties are both of emicectly respectable families acd have always stocd well in this county. There hsj been an old grudge between the parties for over a year, and yesterday morning they met on the road, young Ssmith being in a wagon with his brother, and Lowry on horssanct-. Aanoa astasawitas fUa Lowry but one, which misjed. One of Smith's ehots took effect in Lowry right groin, passing through his body and coming out near his bickbone; another passed through hi leg, through the ssddle and into the hore. Lowry tell from his horse and Smith jumped into hi wagon and drove elf. Lowry will not live till morn- .STATU STATiaii:XT. Tranhir nt Wa-.!itinriie College Kc tv.een tin Kaeiiltj- mid Student. The 3Iau"lVlio i. Supposed tobeJSr. Costello-. 3Iurderer. TorEKt, May 17. Seven students at Washburne College abisnted themselves from class yesterday and coming into this city induced others who reside the city to remain away. They then enjoyed their holiday as they wished, returning in the evening. Yesterday,- two of them, the supposed instigator of the spree, were ex elled and requested to quit the college before Monday by Dr. McVicker, president of the college. The othtr five were rein slated until further notice from the faculty. All are indignant and these suspended have left the fchool and say they will not return. There are tome forty boarders at the college. A man, giving his name a Andersor, was arrested last night in Csrhondale and brought here this morning. He is sup posed to be the murderer of Mrs. Castello, at Easton, and answers the description very well, save that his beard is short and shows no gray. When arrested he wore eeveral suits of clothes of good quality, and had a dirk knife, which he attempted to ne. He claim to be a druggist from Western Virginia and appears very much afraid of being lynched if he is taken to Leaven worth county. A constable from Easton is espected to-night to indentify him. Ten boiler-makers on the Santa Fe who asked an increase of wages from $250 to C;2 90 per day were discharged. The others who are older men in the employ of the company are not affected. KANSAS NEWS. Brick romercy Is to lecture In Kansas. Measles have broken out anions the col ored people In Topeka. The Greenback editors and publishers are to have a meeting lu Kmporlu on tho '-V.li Inst. Oswego has aGro engine and a fire com pany, aud are Just completing a Iare city hall. Hon. Geo. A. Crawford will deliver the Decoration address at ILixter Springs on the 30th lust. The 1'ealKxIy (iazttte says the County At torney of I larper county receive the enor mous salary Ol Si 25 per annum. The new Masonic hall nt Xewton is to lw completed by July Is. Tho corner s'.oue Is to be laid on the -Stli of this month. The Columbus Courier says that Van Ilennett and Col. Ilal'owell are to address the settlers at Cherokee on the 1th Saturday In this mouth. Arrested. Robert Best, charged with the shooting of Mr. Dodge, of Emporln. recently, was arrest ed on thell'.h lust, and lodged In Jail. Prospering. The Cowley County ".Weekly Telegram be gins l"s .-venth .o!ume with a new pros aud an Increase In size. We are pleased In deid to know of our neighbor's prosperity. tVants It Called by Its Itlslit Xante. (otumbns Courier, 15 Another mnnlerou Short Creek. Make It murder In the flr-t degree a few times and see if this thing won't stop. Wheat in Iais Comity. Junction City Tribune, 13.) C. K. Marron has brought ns a bund'e of Early May wheat, two and a half fet high. ii l't SepU-mber, gathered honi his wheat lit J May lu Change or Time. IKmporia News, 1 1 1 A new time card went Into eirect on thcM. K. A T. rallroid, Sunday. The train now gtcs north at 1-. 51., nearly nn hour earlier than heretofore, aud south at a 51 A . M. enlarged and Improved. Tho Emporia llrcenbackcr has been enlarg ed to an eight column paper and has had Its iiamp-linii?t-d. It I now to be known as tlm .X'ltionil Era, S. X. Wood, editor aud pro prietor. Abilene Infe-ted. Abilene Is Infested with thieves. T-io -zrtle says the city was never n full of thleven, cut-throat anil robMrsalt Is to-dav. The prevent ixillce force Is a good ine, Lnt they canuot lie on duty day and night. X Itooni For Them lAlnk'iif Gazette, 1C 1 It has has been decided that AM It-no will glvo to the colored refugees liberally, but that wo have no rwm fora car load or more, ns this community has u preponderance of labor over capital now. Talk or Water Works. (Abilene Gazette, IS. J There is some talk of waterworks at Abil ene. Ills estimated that their construction would not cost to exceed four thousand dol lars hlch Is not much above the price of a Ilrst-cLiss engine. The Konglas County ItoniN. Lawrence Tribune, 1G.1 There Is to bean election in Clinton Town ship on Tuesday. May 'Tth, lo vote Yes or No on the question o' eomproralslm: th bonds vot'd to CarlKindule Kallroad Co , at the rata of fifty cents on the dollar. A Wain (Sabetha cor. Seneca Courier, 1C.( Samuel Magill. while riding over the prai rie the other day, came across a little girl plainly cld. supposed to be aboat two years old, but can't tnlK enough to tell her story whethershe has wandered from a good homt? or been deserted by her parents. The People are Cettinz Tired. IColnmbus Courier, 15.J If men will nso shot guns, revolvers and bowle knives on the least provocation, let them abide by the consequences. The peo ple are tired of psylng money to prosecute criminals for the littlw amusement tney have In shooting one another. Tin A. A. X. tchIson Patriot, IB J Ihe A. A X. folks mean busings'. The road Is sure to be speedily extended from Lincoln to Columbus. As a preliminary step a little fund of 521.0CO for a itglnnlng In the matter was set aside yesterday. ood Wheat. Columbus Courier, 15. J We have on our table a sample ol wheat sown on the SOth day of last Auznst, meas uring four feet In length. There are sixty acres of this wheat, near this ci'y, owned by Cal Johnson, one of the popular conductors on the Gulf road. ISuslness at Valley falls. Valley Falls Xew Era, I7. last Saturday was a field day at the depot. Fourteen cars of stock and five cars of grain and merchandise were shipped, and eight cars or goods received. In thealternoon six trains were at the depot st once and every lneh of side track was Jammed full. Increase In Valuation. Holton Recorder, 15. J Mr. A. Itobertl, af ssssor of Franklin town ship, Informs us that upon the assessment of this township there was tC3,'H1 about I art Increase over last year; while on city prop erty the asfes-ment was 510,229, or about Jll.tXiO Increase over last year. An Klopcment. (America City Cor. Seneca Courier, 15 J Oar quiet little town has experienced a sensation In the way of an elopement of a married man and a yonnz girl of this place. Uoth parties are well-known In the commun ity. The atfalr has caused great Indignation on tho part ot relatives and friends of both parlies. Ilridzinjr. the Vermillion. (Cor. Seneca Courier, 16. Tbe Commissioners of Pottawatomie county appropriated $250 to build a bridge across the Vermillion creek at America Clt". on the Daralel road between Nemeha and I'ottawat omle counties, expecting tbe,commls:oners of emana county to appropriate a luce amount. Every thins Lively In Sumner County. Caldwell Post, 13 1 Xot a vacant bouse In town. Tents orna ment the prairie on all sides in tbe Imme diate vicinity of town, with goods stored may in tbern. waltlnz the erection ot houses. Tbe hotels are crowded to their ut most capacity, while all other thlnn hear a business aspect- The K.C-, I. I otins aldlo the exteiiMi-n orih-K C, L. IAS?., road have been favor tt to tho road. .' nrt work U bf-lns vtcolouslv ltushcd lowanl Wlnlleld, which city I txprcttil o liavf railroad connection with Independence by 'oeiul'r I-t lU'.it. TnN n! orw-ns up rich secth.a w country, and wiil Urely in crease the buine?s of the road 31r!uii County Wheat, ires body Gazette, :6 1 The latter part of la-t week. Mr. J. K. lllcock. residing Ju-t forth of tht city, sent us In two samples of whoa which we think wetc good as Is generally fonn-t at this sea- son ot the year. Oaewa-, a s mpie ot i.m Mev.rown Mpt. is?. 1ST-.', and wss three tee: in height unit headed out: the other was a ssmpie of White Wi-consln. sown the fln-t week in September last, and was 2 feet an l f Inches in he'giit. t!n:h had a reiuarkab.y Hue and healthy loot:. School Airsirs. -eneca Cou ter, is J Knr.t. Wotis li.s-s called a meeting of all u-iinoi ntll'-iTs In Xenn.Ua county, to beheld at the Court House In Seneca, on Saturday, May SI, at 10 o'clock A. M. toadvioin tue .. ..i. ..i....ii...i i.r u n,ilfi,rn r!es mailers ui nit hui-i'iiuh -h .............. of text-books for use lu the scIhm's of .Nema ha county. THIS action is iminj ; auu .c liopethe nncting Will be largely attended. Tho adoption of serisof books that mn-' lwii-ed for the next rive 5 cars is a matter of great importance. A Significant Call. Cswcgo Independent, IT J Thorn will w a meetlnz of the Labette i-nnnir Anil-HorseTIilef Association held at the College Hill school houe, on mile west of Oswego, on Satnnlay. the 21th of May. at aociocK i-. 3i. iiiouujrvfcut me iuiu. captnre of thieves and tlm recovery of stolen properly. i.ei ci) umn .. ..- ..... j - Presented b- delegates. By order of tbe association. , , , x ics.ucu.. Ntatc-llilitla Officers. Topeka Commonwealth. 17.1 rv, T?rni-ii has made the following cp- rolntraents for the First Urglment Ka&sss State Militia: t.rwtn iir. nillelev. Ottawa Kllle-: Assls- tantSurgeon, Dr. Ward, Manhattan K'tles; n ..... n rnnl'ln Tni ITnlfotl l.lfls: Adjutant, Lieutenant Tucaer, Seneca HI He; Chaplain. iv. - - -tu'j"ui ..&... The Hospital Stewanl will be appointed by Surgeon GUIeley. .. . .. .I... r ..- Tm...1i Tlll.u.rtlt liptain l'nniuui.oi mr uiuimt, .. ....- . appoint a Sergeant Major. A Terrible Ieatlt in Iteno Couiitj. Hutchison Interior, 15 M'reirret to learn that Martin Carter, an old and highly respected citizen of this coun ty, came to his death last Friday by the sud den caving of a well which he with others wasdlgging. It appears that tho well had been sunk to a considerable depth, and bav in" passed through a bed of sand, the work .u., tMfime nneasv remarking that he con sidered It unsafe. Wnereupon .Mr. Carter himself went down anil proceeded to won;. ... ..t.n limn hnuruvur li.. miltu.1 .nil in a verj auuu ....v, w.. ...... those looking down from above saw his face ... ln..nn nll. Ilu WU. ftlV.n.l V I 111. treacherous sand to thedepth of atKMit seven m. . .. . .....! .... 1 I.. .1... A , ...... m but it was about 11 o'clock at night liefore .i. i. 1. .i.nu uvrrirarnl. Thlt Is ii tun! nn fortnnate occurrence aud by it Heno Center IOSeS Olie Ol lltiutl unsni.n-mt'tLinrn and tbe community at large a valuable luem- Deroisocicij. IK-roratlon lay at Fort l.cacnortIi. Holton Itecorder.J Tiianinniiwiriiir the I'resbvterlan StindAV ci.rw.i iinrA romnleted arrangements for a grand railroad excursion from Holton to Fort Leavenworth and the city, on r ruisy. May 10, IsTS, to'whlcb. all are Invited to at tend. A picnic dinner wilt lie had In the beautiful groves at the rort, and nn oppor tunity given all to witness the decoration of . . .nu In I tin. tnrf lutll&turSl' nn (hilt ilay. be en carhave leu chartered -tlie .. -a M. -- ll.hltnn nt l?r,ln Ith ifeti,! dtlid from ValUy Kails ami Winchester to arrlv . w . .. .. .. A 1 1"! I Ullil rIII lulltru lit! return trip at about 4 o'clock p.m. Thos destrlns to attend to buniness will haw . ... .. I.. .l.t..l. tn.l.t.k 1-u nHrn. ... amine mn" i..., ............ ... ,-...,.- ... .. .' . . ..... ......1 t-l.. nrlll 1... l Kl U-..I. llCKeis lor in-- iwuuu i- " ."v ..i ... John Iavis, Eq., will take charge op the train on iiihi uy. nu wucim n, i.uiiitiu aud punching tickets. One or .loll ii Itron n's I'istols. Topeka Commonwealth, 17 1 Mr. E. II. Gregg has deioslted with tLe State Historical Society a John Iirowu pistol. It Is a Colt's navy revolver, which was car ried by Captain Iirowu In Kansas during the troubles. When young Ilarelay Copplc joined In the Harper's Ferry eXeilItlon Cap tain ISruwii gave the pItol to him, and he carried It to, and brought It away on his s cape through Pennsylvania. He kep. It in his po'sess.on until he came to Knuasin ISSl.andJoInedtbeThIrd hAnsas ltegiment under Montcomei V. Copplc then cave tin pistol to Asa I!oersock. one of his Ioa companions who Joined tho regiment with him. Copplcsoou after Joining tbe regiment rturceil io iov.a on nrniainj; service I'.imlni' back with six recruiis. ho was kill, d at the 1'latto HIver bridge massacre in Misfcou'l. I.ll II. Gieg'j was one of theslx recruits AftT burying Copplc at rort Leavenworth, he Joined the Third K-si-ment, and served In I" and in Ihe Tenth, with which It was consolld ited, tnrouzh the war. lleing familiar with ttm history or tMs pltol. he purchased it of K-iwersock as n sallied memorial of llrown and Copp'r, and It has tt-en In his poss.ssion since ls-,1. Mr. Gregg has also presented tottie HMor leal Society a photo of Albert southwiek.the ouly survlorof the partv ol four ineu whom Quantrlll, lu 1-GJ. lneiled Iroui Kauas in to Missouri at Walker'", near Hickman' Mills, in Jacksou county, to entice some stavis to escape, and whow-re lietraycd by (.Jniiitrlll, and all killed except sintliuici. ihe names nt those who were killed wie Llpsey, Kill and Morrison. The Soldiers and settlers. lUxler Sprlugs Times 15 1 Last Saturday Col. Geo. F. Towle, of the 1'Jlli Infantry, arrived In our city by the evening with Lieut. Thos 1". Hobln- son, and thirty-five men of Compuny K,of the 15th Inf.iitry, with instructions to enter upon the lands of the Quipaw strip and pre vent any settlements or impro inenLs be lug made upon the same. Prior to I lie. arri val of thetroops,.Col. lliadley. of Sheridan's ststl, MaJ. Hsley of Gen. Pope's stair had ar rived at "the front," and were engaged in making an inspection of the situation. Col. Towle has established Ills headquarters at the"Comrulsary"bul'dliiglii tha Territory, three mllis south of town, and moled Lu command down yesterday uiorulug. A hue mass meeting was held at the court house Tuesday evenimr. The hull was crowded to lis utmost capacity by citizens irom i ominous ami an parts or ine sotilii half of the county some men coming Utteeii and twenty miles to attend the meeting. Constitution and by-laws of the "Oklahoma Settler Colon," suil a series of resolutions expreslseof tho sentiments of the (eopl were adopted by tbe meeting, alter which stirring addresses were u.ale by u number of gentlemen. The spirit manifested at this meetlngshows trie people io im thoroughly imve and m earnest In reference to the settlement of the Territory. While the authority of the mv- ernrnent will beresjiected to the extent of uiscountenancing the committing ot over acts, or Interference with the military aud Its authority, yet me people are Ue ermlned to lenve no stone unturned to a-ert what they conceive lo be their rights under the law. We are Inforrncsl tint four more companies of Infantry and five companies of Cavalry have receh ed marching orders for this place and are enroute here. Our people say Itt them come and the more of them the bet ter. We'll have no trouble with the "boys In bine." bur their presence vII not detr our people from making use of every upper. iuuiiv HMunutriuecaiiAe am the auvai.ee on Oklahoma Heavy Fire at Tliajer. Thayer, (Neosho Co.) Headlight, 16 J This morning, shortly after midnight, our citizens were arou-.ed by the terrible cry of Ore. Hurrying to the corner of Xecsboaven ue and Preston street we discovered llames Issuing from the rearofOeorge T. Itodds A Co's two story frame store building. The fire spread with remarkable rapidity even for a frame building, tbe coal oil and other lntlam ablemateriat adding to the .Intensity of the heat, and almost Immediately the adjolnln building, occupied byMr.Saxasa residence and dry geods store was so completely en veloped In flarnes that bis family bad barely time to escape, saving nothing but a few clothes they picked up In their hurried niirut. Of course both buildings were burn ed in less than an hour and a half. The wind ws blowing from a little east of sonth, and for a while there seemed no pioslble chance of saving the Haldwln House, bnt by a liberal use of uet salt on the roof aud euAl side of the building It was prevented. Dodds AZ ro. loss about !..fj on their iroods and f ' UjQ on their building, wilh $".,U Insurance on all. Mrs. Sax loses about tG.Ot0 on the stock of goods, with V,.U) insurance on the stock and household good. Her loss on household goods Is not lev, than ! 1,100, all of which was completely iiurneu Tue oanu lnzwasowned by A. Harris. K-vi.. of Cin cinnati, and was not Insured. Our cltlzei.s worked well to prevent tbe tire from spread In ir. The origin of tbe fire Is, and we presume always will be. a mystery It commenced lu the east side of the rear part ol IXdd' store. The buildings were only three feet apart. Mr Dodds Informs ns that he caielully lookid through his premises late last night, and then everything wasall right. There had been no fire on the preral-es all day, which circum stances confirm tbe relief ihat the fire was the work ofsn Incendiary. Daring the pro gress of tne lire several oiher buildings took fire from tbe sparks, notably Peter Malone's three hundred leet away, was discovered to be burning, the fire having blown under tho board walk and setting fire to the under of tne noor. Scholastic The State examinations beings June nth and end June UiU The Stale Xormal In stitute begin lane 17, arid eteaea Jnne 13'n. lli Btxli ;nntm IfnlaMim meat Jb Juue2. The meetings will all be held in theUit'verslty'bulldlngat Lawrence. The followlcg regsrding tho supentitecdants Convt n: ion will lie of interot: 'J Ol LGCK A. JL ().i sttirts for liiseusuna . 1. Arrangement, for formal Institutes. Z. T-.i.e.-s meeting; where and when to hold and bow tocordneiUi m. 3. Schl-lcwdIfflculUe-. It is believed thatthere wll, U very inter esting and enjoyable cducalluual meetings Tnryhou!d be attended by ev ry 1 Ive teach er in t'e State. Very lllorl rstcsof trans portation have been se-ured over the differ ent Hues of railriKid ver Wioie have our te-acliers been f favored In t i-rr-ud. On the Itth.lSIli andl6Ili o' j e.ronnd-trlptlelie-s.gond until the ?.d ot I J same month, will be for sate at two cents pjr mile, atall vta wis on tli- Kmsas City. 1-orlrcott .VGulf. and Ire Kansas City, Lawrence A southern railroads The Kanas Pacific and the Atchison, To-P-Sa Sauui Ke r.iilricds. will rtnrn fte allt sellers pajug full fire (rourceiils per mile), ovtr lhe-e roads going io these meet ings. Malt stations in Kansas, on Ihe line of the Missouri, k'anvas .t Texas Railway, ticket wlllbesold to Cannute and relnrn.on the mi .ml lath, and -msl until the -'Otli ol J uue. at one fur, or four cents per mile for the round trip. T..)iernuvInirriilI fareovcr the St Jo seph J: DcnverCity Hallway will be returned ireeoo pre-miii nieif lcihuv..- .. berblplu the state Teechers Association. Thai'antnil ltranph t'nlon Pacific. Alchl- sou A Nebraska,and Kansas Central compa nies Will return at oue-llllll lare. lencuers who pay full mttsover these roads coming to these meetings, n-i.ui I miin ..., TTnnse. at LAwrence.wlll charge teachers JL50 per day: and othergood hotels In the cltv nave reuueeu mer ii trom SI.1W to T5 cents per day. Kven lens rates than thee have oeen secured at good boarding houses. ... Teachers and -urcrlntendents of fclico s, . .. ,.....!,. Toeeimauvof vou at Lawre"ce. Onrstlousof lmportaucetoall will be consider- d. Let us ii ake this nn educational meeting ot value to ourselves aim mo cmie. Very respectlully yours. AlXKS H. I.FMMO. WILLIAM WllfcKLER, I'OltKKTIS IshVS. rt-wntlve Committee, Stale Teachers' Asso- ct.Uouo. Kansas. The Moi'tiiis r the I'octors. I Aichlon Chsmplon, 16. At the reassemb'lng of the Society, yester day niorning.at'jo'clock, the vexed question of the State medical law came up again. The discussion finally ended in theapproprlatiou of J.W for the Hoard of Fjcamtners, and the passage of a resolution that no fee for exami nation should bj exacted from members of the Society. Dr. Fryer was appointed to deliver at the next meeting or tho Society an address on tho history of nadlcal delusions and quack- ry- The report of the nominating committee. published lu yesterday's Champion, was cor rected, so as to show tho election or Dr. W. V. Cochrane as treasurer, and that the next meeting would bo held at Leavenworth on the second Tuesday In May, 1SS0. Dr. Fryer ami the resident members of tbe Society In Leavtnwortli were apr-oluud a committee ol arrangements. Dr. A. P. Tenney, or Atchison, was added to the committee on nervous diseases. Drs. John Gross, of independence, Swltzer, ofSallua.and llendrlcksou, of Wichita, wero appointed a committee on necrology. Dr. Hunter was lntrcslueed as having had experience In the ueRtmeut of yellow fever l.st summer, bu nf .er a few words of Intro duction yielded the lleor to Dr. McCully.of Independence. lir. Mct'ully began by saying that It was a mistake that yellow fever always had been, and In coneiaence all. ays would be, con fined to a soiitiieru latitude. It bad once ex isted lulouiuctlcut:atoiie time It devastat ed Philadelphia, aud sumeday it might pro vail In Kansas. Dr Ttsld.oC KinsisClty.spokonfsomeof theneedsof tbe profl-isslou, especially of some sulistliute lor opium. lr. Irjer siKike upon, and Illustrated the ns-sof the oplualmoscope In diseasesof re fraction of tho eye.auit lu detecting the pres ence ot congestion of the brain, and Hrlghl'd disease of the kldnejs He also discussed examinations of tbe ear by tbe aid of the secii'um In cases of scarlet lever and auaht gous disease. I.r. wooiiward.of Olatlie, read a piper on the remarkable case of the lale Msjor T. C Howies, ol 'lathe. Illustrated by pathological s,eeimis, which he donated lo the Society. Tile following resolutlonwasreporttd from the special committee. Dr. Tremalne, chulr- j;rvlivtt. That, In theoplulonof tho Kan sas .-.tale Medical Society, tho act to regulate Ihe practice of meiltclnelu thentaleol Kan sss, approved February S., ls;y. is wholly ln ndiiiiiate lo properly prottct the peoplo agains' i mDlrlcism.iind that further legisla tion, in tuts dlr-ction is needed. Ou motion of Dr. Thomas, of U'aven worth, the hanks of the Society were tendered Dr. Linley for the us., of Corinthian Hall, and the clt Izens nf Atchison lor their hospitality. At 1.' o'clock, noon, Ihe thirteenth annual session of the Kansas State Medical Society adjourned. M Iioli-sali election of Directors. Topeka Commonwealth, I,. At the meetings of the stockholders of the companiei earned below. Directors wero el ect! d yesterday as fo lows: Crie .t Chautauqua H K. fo- Directors: Koss Hums, Pri-sldent; W.H. strong, Vlce Pnsidint and General Manager: J. Guthrie, JoiliMulvane, K. Wilder, Topeka; T. II. HuTIer, Sedan; T. NIcKiron, Ai 'en Speare, I'. W Pierce, lloston; J. HiifU-s, Elk Falls; J. E. loung. Chicago. Cowley, t-nmner A Ft. Smith IUtlroads Company Directors: c. C. iiurr, l!otou. President; W. H strong, Vice-President and General Manager; Thos. NickerFon, I. T. llurr, G. A. Nlckerson, noton;J. H. Mulvane, i:os l;urns, To;eka; It. A Hamilton of llelle Flalne; Jas. K, Platter, Wlnfleld; L. K My ers, Wellington; C. K. Holliday, Topeka. Mar'onA Mcpherson Hailroad Directors: G. C. Ijord. Hoslon President; W. IS. Strong, Vice 1'iesiilent and General Manager; Hohh Hums .'. H- -Mnlvane, Topeka: r. Nlckerson Joseph Nlckerson,!'. W. Pierce. Hordon; I,. IlllliusH, H. C. (utile. Marion Center; J. tj. Ha rues, O. Ilegeliiiid, McPherson. K. C.T. . W. It I". Dliectors: T. Nick eison, l'risldeiit; I. T. Hurr, Allien Speare, H. S. Sleeper, It P. Cheney, ( . W. Pierce, U. B. Wilbur, IWston: 1) L. Lskln, . It. Mulvane, of Topeka. A. J. DuIMiarrisburg, Pa.; 1. w. I.udtngton, Iiwreuce. Arkans is alley Town Company Direc tors: Allien spfre,lreHhient, 1. Nlckerson, J. Nlckerson, I. T. Hurr. G. H. Wllbnr.K. Itivmond. ItoKtnn: C. 11. Holmar, W.G. Dick inson. II Wilder, Topeka. vslciitta .t f. V. K. It. -Directors: I. T. Ilnrr, President; T. Nlckerson, .1. Nlckerson, slilen Speare. c. W. llerce.G. I". Wilbur. . P Chen. y, Huston; W. Ii. strong, M II. Case, K. Wilder, Topeka: M M. Murdock, J. It. Meade, M. Kohu. Whlchlta. Pleasant Hill A De fcoto Ii IL-DIrrctors: G. H. Wl.bur. President; T. Nlckerson. J. Nlckerson. Boston; D. L. Lakia. Hvron Huberts, It-s Hums, C. I. Kend.nl, K. Wild er, fojieka;G II. Ilea, St- Louis. Tbe following named gentlemen were elec ted lo ild positions as given: Elk .t I'haiitan'ma Hailroad Company G. L Goodum, Treasurer and Assistant Secre tary ; t. Wi.der, Secretary and Assistant Tri-asurer. Cowley. Pumner'A Fort Smith lUHroid Comi-any G. I.. Goodwin, Treasurer and Aa slstant secretary; E Wilder, Secretary and Assistant Trea-nrer Marion A McPherson Hailroad Company G. L. Goodwin, Treasurer and Assistant p-ec-retary; E. Wilder, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer. K.C., T. AW. It. Ii Co. G. L. Goodwin. Treasurer ard Assistant Secretary; E. Wilder Secretary and Assistant Treasurer. A i kansa s Valley Tinn Company G L. Go's! wlu. Sesretary and Treasurer. Wichita A Southwestern Kallroad Corn pan jG. L. Gi.odwlu Secretary and Treas urer. Pleasant Hill A De Soto Hailroad Com PnrG. I Goodwin, Secretary and Treas urer. I'roposcd 7i-vv Hailroad. Yamkto.v, 3Iay 17. The Dakota Cen tral railroad company, having filed an ar ticle of incorporation with the treasurer of the territory, wan today granted a patent. The organization is part of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad company. It object is to extend a line o! road from Tracy, Minn , to the Missouri river, near Fort I'ierre, in Dakota, which will bring the Chicago and Northwestern -eventy-five nearer the IIack Hills than any other road now completed or constructed. Jim-stlgatlns. DrrnoiT, ilieif, May 17. The com mittee appointed by the Ls)tLlature to in vestigate the cai cf the expulsion of Cath olic pupils from the Flint Asylum for deaf, dumb and blind, concluded its labor last evening, decidir.: that the arguments of counsel be heard at Lansing next Friday. The trustees of the institution passed a resolution reinstating tbe expelled pupils, allowing them all the freedom and privil eges pertaining to their religious belief. Ihe expulsion was in consequence of a re fusal of the Catholic pupils to participate in the commencement exercues at the in stitute, in which they would be required to jain in singing the English translation cf Mozart's mass, the action of the pupils be ing in accordance with the advice of th Rev. Itobt. W. Haine, Catholic priest cf Flint parish. lie j c Like Foolish. "For ten years my wile was conficedto her bed wilh such a complication of ail ments that no doctor could tell what wis the matter or cure her, andlnaedna cmill fortune in hunhnir staff. Six montla ago I saw a TJ. S. flag with Hop.jjf . Hitters on n, ana l tuoccht l would ne Tz :, fool once more. I tried it, but my folljr"- wruvvu hm ue wuuuu. J.WU uuiun vstTJ her: tod she Is sow ,ru '. wife. 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