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CYCLONE,
Ifansasr Nebraska, and Missouri
Visited by a Powerful
Gust.
nf(r or More Uvea Alrcndy Known to
Haro llccn Lost.
jaildln? o of All Descriptions Leveled
and Scattered Like Chaflu
Croat injury to Crops Ropori
ed In Some Localities.
THE THREE TORNADOES.
«r.l.ocis, Juno I.—No additional particulars
.‘j-rtJav evening’s cyclone In Marshall Comity,
K»fM» ncnJ ri,| *- ,lv ‘’'l Ui-duy, but u reportcoines
’ from llroekvlHo, Kus., at least sevcnlyflvu
ojjtiioiithwrst of Irving, the town where the
-cl destruction tool; place, that a most terrific
traJ-stonn passed over the country northwest
(f tlicrc Friday afternoon, doing great damage to
arm properly, and killing several people. A
{tdotie also struck the outer edge of Kirksvlllc,
■ jiirCoimtyi Mo., Friday evening, demolished
,-ptils dozen houses, badly damaged several
jihcri, ami severely Injured several persons,
jet woman being reported killed. A very high
,IbJ also prevailed north and northeast of St.
Jjieph, Mo. A grain elevator at Hopkins, Mo.,
f u destroyed, several small dwellings, barns,
etc., blown down, and an elevator at Craig Sta
tion, on the Kansas City, St. Jo «fc Council HlufTs
Ihilroad, dcstioyed. Considerable damage was
tone to other buildings. Trees were uprooted,
fesfcr a 1 " 1 llon,s blown down, iind crops
dusured all along the lino of the storm. ‘ It is
B oiunlikely these storms had u common origin,
out on the plains In Western Kansas; that sumo
local cause broke the original cloud into irug
gKDls; that separate storms were fol rncd from
tb«f. one of which Iritverscd the northern Her
counties in Kansas, another traveled eastward,
linking the earth 'ln Jackson Coun'y, Mo.,
thence moved northeast to Klrkavlllo and be
yond. tad the third and weakest one of the
thrta passed over country in tbo neighbor
toolof St. Joseph.
St. Louis, May dispatch from
Auhlion, Kits., says: A terrible storm of wind
»ihl rain passed over Northern Kansas ami
Southern Nebraska lan evening. It extended
tbroaeli nearly tins whole northern tier of
loantlca of this State, but was most violent
Utncn'Blue Rapids and Centennial stations,
to the Central Hranch Railroad,
it'out thirty miles npnrt. The storm moved Ina
djcdlon \ little north of cast, mid passed into
Nebraska through Kletiardson County. The
fown'of Irving, ninety miles west of this nlaec,
vis nearly destroyed. At Hint point the storm
took on (ho character of a cyclone, mid leveled
iwrjtlilng in Its pain. About forty buildings
rtre destroyed,
FIFTEEN PERSONS KILLED,
Ibltly to forty wounded.. Among the casualties
wine following: John Kooky, wile, father,
nJ ion Wlli'il. Mrs. W. J. Williams killed.*
Ur/. Brkkmastcr nml five children killed. Ja
r.bSabcn* and wife fatally injured. K. Slid*
ton, wife, and sister dangerously hurt nml nob
tipcaed to live. Mrs. W, C. Halos and two
caildren badly hurt,—one Ims since died. And
Mr?.- Soali, Mrs. George Martin, nml Severn,
otiwn more or less seriously wounded. *
Among Urn buildings Idowu don n are churches,
odc a lino alone building,*the public school, ibu
crala-clcvator, raiiroad douot, Wetmore Insti
tute, and the residences of John A. Warden,
Charles Prcslon, W. H. Sabens, M. L. keildy,
iml Messrs. Armstromr, Tiiumpson, Sbeldou,
Bum, Williams, nml others. in the
adzhborhood of Frankfort four or five
farm-houses were blown over, and In tho town
several bouses were destroyed;- There -were no •
casualties at this place, but several persons in
the country were severely Injured. At Ccn-
Irillsaemal liuusos were unroofed, ana one
bomoaml barn blown down, trees uprooted,
fences laid flat, and grejt damage done to crops.
At Ucatty, on the St*. Joseph & Denver Ilnll
roaJ, a number of bouses were blown down.
At UenUon Mills, Neb., on the Atchison &
Xcbruka Head,
A CATUOLIO CHURCH WAS TOTALLY DEMOLISHED,
n »ss also tlio store of Mead, Riley & Co. One
hlywas severely Injured. Several residences
tcrc more or Ic&s damaged.
Imports are meagre ns yet, telegraphic com
tonnlcalkm west having been greatly Interrupted.
The Dally Champion sent a reporter to Irving
tbU morning on a special locomotive, ami ex
pects fuller telegraphic reports to-night, which
till befunvardfd us soon as received.
The above account U condensed from such
oupitclics as it has already obtained.
Ameisongcr from Irving says the storm at
tat point blow down sixteen houses, killed
«!tbt Persons, wounded about twenty-live, and
W«ral are missing.
Tbe residence of James Warden, Mr. Ann
| roup, J. Williams, Mr. Thompson, mid
*Hvu others, the names of the owners
given, were totally demolished. The
tresbyteriun Church, the publle-school building,
*nu Use irvlng Elevator were completely do
•iroyed. The cast span of Urn railroad bridge
crossing the Blue River was blown down.
A committee with funds, provisions, mid him
* iM AU,l k° n 011 t * lo Central Branch Ilatl
tnff l " la aUi;rn,)( >n supply the wants of the
Sin* 8 ’ ...d another committee Is soliciting
A dispatch from Manhattan, Kas., savs: A
rj ß . crossed Big Blue Uivcr at Mouth Mill
mi ' n nnd uprooted trees, destroyed
Q-criba, lencos, ami‘crops. The two-story
•weliouacofMr. Coudrny
WAS U.NROOPED AND CRUSHED.
Tm i Dmonß "ere In It at the time. Mr.
hJsJ*l. wa V oraPwUat tolHnd* and Ills filler-
Or. o lr8 ’ * at Geeoek, and child were kllleil.
fwi. . y Crcck » twelve miles north of
denmtM **i 8 Mcl,l0(llat church was entirely
sruth Sbc ' l Buddings were lorn down, cuttle
di» lT‘ kl| led, and other proporty destroyed,
uu ‘no lives lost.
l0 r m ’ 81 —Tlio OlohfUnmeral't
... i 1 " ol,> Independence, Mo., says: “A
lllu ewlli four mill* from I.co’j
it last evening and loro a furrow through
, nni !! u, '[ r )'' ob°ut a hundred yards wide, and
Jj oor, leveling everything in its trade,
le Hml wounding several pco
tu . direction of iho storm
ilr»t« 6UUI IWCBt to northeast. Three
V 860,1 of I * uo ' a Summit dm liuuso of Mr.
*f iii» n » Waß toU,| y destroyed. Two members
Qum] >j m " y Wuro hilled ami oilier* severely
antieron, the house of Alexander Scroggs
beS. oo^!*, illa wiro ’« ckull was fractured,
rood w, tßo f r ‘ Uumilngton and Mr. Under
tac,.., dußtr °y«J. but their families o#-
us ** arn,et l- Tl*e residence of Mr. Hutch
urL 00 loru to pieces, and the family badly
fl »dom. U u o i °[ ilr * llarr,fl i ncttr SDrlllßD,
hi wom l*n **l* ‘' ,r * Harris, his wife, and little
Hlj woL,. ’ 01,11 l,in ‘° oU “-‘ r S>>‘ldreu mor
v funded. Mr. Harris was
srriert t,l ' fEO hum m* into tub aiu,
iotcil m? wmr# « the storm
U whn i] \ VU t 0 Uw eartb, wlillo
bai«.„i,... 0,1,1 c,ltld woro carried about
bis tutu!, ~ tonco 1,1 Qn opposite direction. At
“Whim. i lB Bt,,r,l, *cloud burst, but came
rut. ikinml". a l ,nost ,uawnli - v with a tcrrlllo
»*fn „ fro, “ 11 ‘0 earth, cauio down
Passed u,* 1I °. dwollin,J of Mr * tJoru ' which
if. '“•’oufh, leaving Ut side walls stapd-
then rose high In
appeared in Um northwest. Tim
Piled »* °. oVcr k,lowu I* l tld» section accom-
Til 1 ,“ r ' mdo ' deluging Uiu uouu
/ u paisuj over.
Mo ” May 81.—An Atchison dla-
Us tu* r e ,. WMt ° r tnU wa# far
“* Us effects than the dUuotehes scut
curly Ibis evening Indicated. Tlio Champion
has a Birec'fal from Frankfort giving
THE POLLOtVINO UAHUAI.TMH
Uicro am! in the vicinity: James Donns and
wlfo, killed; John Howe and hoy of in, killed;
Mrs. Grooves, killed; Miss Grooves, leg broken;
fluid of Mr. Wareflcld, seriously In*
Jurod; Mrs. Vaughan, badly injured;
rlobn Vaughan, severely injured; Mrs. A.
H. Fox, right arm broken: Henry .Tnlnison,
mortally injured; Jton Fox, scverclv Injured;
Mrs. Henry .Johnson, killed; Mr. Holton, leg
broken; Joshua Howe, James Vaughan, Henry
Carzear,'Robert Lnughlin, and Mites Kelly and
family, all badly Injured.
At Irving twelve pmonswero killed outright,
and forty-nine wounded, most of tbo latter
severely. Many of them will die. A committee
of the citizens and nliysielans from tills city ar
rived there lids afternoon, and medical supplies
and clothing have been forwarded from here to
provide for the Immediate uoceessUlcs of the
sulTcrers.
A .pedal illipatcll lo tins Champion from Con
eonllu stales that ,
‘run storm was extremely violent
In the vicinity of Helpbus, Ottawa County*.
Fifteen dead bodies wero brought In from two
square miles of territory. One man from He-,
lolt was . taken up in bis wagon, thrown to the
ground again, mid Instantly killed. A woman
and child wero thrown against a wire fence and
killed. Five persons wero killed la one house
near Dclphos,
The crops have been severely injured along
the line of the storm. ,
Reports from Scandia, Republic County, slate
that the storm was very severe In that section,
but no casualties aro yet rnoorted.
Citizens of Atchison raised this afternoon
$1,200 In money for the relief of the Hutforcrs,
mid a special train leaves here at midnight with
supplies of medicine, blankets, and clothing.
A dispatch from the Associated I'reas report
er at Kansas City, about Hie cyclone which de
vastated the eastern part of Jackson County,
Mo., last night, referring, to the destruction of
the house of Mr. Harris, near 111 no Spring, an
account of which was reported from Independ
ence, says: Mr. Harris, ids wife, and children
were carried up Into the air,
CLEAR OUT OF SIGHT,
and dropned In different places mid directions
from the situ of the house they occupied, and
varying in distance from 100 to 200 yards. Mrs.
Harris and one child were killed outright.
Mr. Harris died several hours after.
One of the other children was found
in n pool, fifty yards from the house,
with a largo hunch of wet straw and grass
wrapped so tightly around his head and shoul
ders Hint It could only bo removed with great
dllllculty. The child was but slightly Injured,
Ids escape being attributed lo Hie mysterious
bandage around him.
When lust hoard from, the storm was travel
ing northeastwardly, and had entered Lafayette
County.
FOREST FIRES.
Mimvaukijr, Wla., Jutio I.—Grcnt dnmnjjo
wns done by forest fires last week alone the
lulce shore. Twenty buildings were burned near
Horn's Pier, mid also a number near Ahnapec.
Mirny families are rendered homeless and desti
tute, About three tulles of telesrrnnh poles
were deslrmcd, eultliur olf communication with
Sturgeon Hay, where it is supposed considerable
duinuye lias been done.
STRUCK llv LIOnTNINH
SritiNonni.o, .Mass., Juno I.—ln a terrlolo
thunder-shower ut Westfield tills evening tho
housu of Marquis Thomnson was struct* and
daimiccd, and his wife possible fatally hurt.
I lie husband escaped with singed hair.
PIUK-DAMI*.
Pottsvim.k, V« M Juno I.—' Yesterday morning
an explosion of fire-damp occurred in the (.Hen
don Colliery, In Mahoning County, Instantly
Killing a hoy named Joseph N’ookcr and seri
ously burning live others.
CHILE AN!) PERU.
Tlio Itccont Xnvnl ICncmqojncnt OIT Iqtilquo
HU ruble to A tic i'orf: ller>tUl.
London, .May 21).— A cable dispatch from
Santiago, Chile, received this morning via Rio
Janeiro and Pernambuco, reports that a des
perate naval engagement has just been fought
nIT the harbor of li|ulcjue, mi the southern part
of the Peruvian coast, between the Chilean
wooden ships of war Esmeralda and Covndonca
and the Peruvian Iron-eluds Indcpendenda and
Huaaenr. Thu Chilean Iron-clad* sailed toward
Hie south, leaving the corvette Esmeralda ami
gunboat Covndmnm lemnornrllv on the bloeK
nde. Thu Peruvian war-vessels Huaaenr and
liuleppiiileucla had been closely watching the
movements of Uu-lr enemy, and us soon us
the iron clad portion of Hie Chilean squadron
was gone steamed u|> to Hie entrance of the'har
bor ami vigorously ■ attacked. Thu defense of
the Chileans was most heroic, Tim lnc<|ualll(es
of the combat wore evident from the first, hut
Hie officers in command of Hie wooden vessels
did mil hesitate. They accepted tattle, and wit
creditable result.
I iii! lighting was of Ihe most desperate char
acter. In the early part of the engagement the
Indcnondencla did severe work against Hie
wooden sides of her antagonists, hut the Chil
eans handled their gunboats In such a way that
the weak parts of their enemy’s vessel were
always exposed to Ihe lire of one or other of
iheir ships. One of the Chilean vessels was
sunk In action, and tlui Indepcndeiichi and the
other Chilean boat went down soon alter. It is
not stated how munv mon were killed In uetlnn,
or how many were drowned with the sinking ves-
THE CHILEAN VESSELS.
Iho .Chilean navy was vorv weak mid poorly
disciplined until, in 18(Vl, the Congress voted an
appropriation to purchase a respectable war ves-
Jiel. The E-mcralda. u large Spanish screw cor
vette, armed with twenty Jtt-noundcrs, was
selected and uiiiehuscd. In ISIH Hie Spanish-
Chilean war broke out, and the Spaniards block
aded Valparaiso. However,the Esmeralda slipped
out of port one dark night mid Intercepted the
Spanish gunboat Covmlonga while on route
from Cuquimbo for Valparaiso. Thu latter was
armed with a •lU-pounder Armstrong and two
sixty-eights rilled, ami was bravely defended for
halt on hour, until the Chilean broadsides had
crippled her, when rho surrendered, with two
killed ami fourteen wounded. Bv Ihe next week
she had been rdltted and sailed on a cruise
ugalnjt Hie Spaniards, who were much morUtlod.
ihe Esmeralda was recently rcurmored, lit view
of the war with IVrn, with twelve (W-pounders,
while the Covmlonga had her battery changed
to two &0-pound guns.
THE PERUVIAN IR6N-CLAD9.
The Indcpomlcncla was built at Ulaekwall, on
the 'lhaints. In IStV*. Sim was IJIS feet long, li
foot wide, -la feet depth ul hold, and feet 0
Inches draft. She was divided Into several
water-light compartments, and amidships her
hull was double. Sim curried twelve 70-pmmdcr
rilled Armstrong* ami two IfiO Armstrong#, on
pivots, on her spar deck. Her platfnsr for the
protection of boilers was Inches thick. Her
gun deck was S feet above water. Over this
was a spar deck, with the enormous pivot guns,
and above these rose the bulwarks, her sides
presenting a surface of a. 7 feet In bight. Sim
hud a powerful steam ram uml an Iron tower fur
the use of her commander In action. Henna*
chlnery was 10 feet below the water-line. She
has made on several occasions fourteen knots an
hour. JmMarch. IbOd, the Imlepcmlenclawasono
of the licet which fought the Numanclu and
oilier Spanish vessels. Tim battle was a drawn
one. Then followed the bombardment of Val
paraiso. Tim recent armament of the Jiule*
pendeucla consisted of one JIJO-ponmJcr, two
IROpouoUcrs, and twelve 70-pounders. Tim
Huuscar will be remembered for her battle with
her Uriunnlo Majesty's ship Shaw. onMtyay,
IST7. The llunsear was In dm possession of the
I’lerola Insurgent# at die time, and was watched
by tier compauioh In this fight, dm Indenendcn
eia. 'I he Huoscar was built by l.lovd on the
Clyde. Sim Is a turrclcd Iron-clad'vessel of
great power. 'l'lie Huuscur’s armament 1# e im
posed of two O'.tO-pound nuns hi her turret and
two pivot guns, -10-poumlers, uu her main deck.
Tim Japnnoso Itcbidlfon,
Mr % Moimscy, who was lutulr Secretary of
die llr|tl»li Legation in Japan, lias wrlitun oil in
teresting account of dm rebellion which broke
out in lt>77 iu dm important I'luviucc of
batsumu. Tim insurgents, representing thumi
who etpng to the old feudal sistem, mafntahmd
uu Insurrection (or seven ami a half months
and Mr. .Muiinscy estimate# dial dm rebellion
cost the country liMWO pertons Idllcd, 'JI.UDit
wounded, ami SI2,WJe.WiU. Tin* ludonnl debt
was, in 1H7.V11. about now it j$
about s.‘Aa t O> il,iiun. Mr. .Moiiuk'v unnbutc* this
increase mainly to the trun-lium from dm old
slate of alfuirs to the new, which bus been ac
companied by an issue ol miper money to such
au exteut a# to produce % UU-eount ul from i'j to
X-i percent. ‘
THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: MONDAY. JUNE 2, 1879.
OHIO
A Political Talk with the Hoir
Stanley Matthews*
The Nomination of Foster for Governor
and Its Significance.
Tlninimn Will Not Itnn—Tlio Repub-
lican Will lie Elected*
Possible Presidential Candidates and Their
Chances of Sucocss.
An Ohio man, especially If bo happen to bo
an Ohio man of prominence politically, is a
bright and shining mark lor lbu Journalistic in
terviewer. Naturally as Hie sparks fly upward,
or Hus tree bends the wav the twig Is Inclined,
does the aforesaid Interviewer seek him out,
armed with a note-hook in place of a
shield, and a pencil sharpened at both
ends Instead of a lance, that ho may ou
trage him, not in any “ knightlv Jousts or flereo
encounters fit,” but in the peaceful mission of
seeking bis opinions of men and things from a
political standpoint, it wuswltb the conscious
ness, therefore, Unit he was obeying a natural
law that a reporter for Tub Tjuiiumb waited
yesterday afternoon upon
TUB HON. STAN MIT MATTHEWS,
who came up from Cincinnati Saturday evening,
In his parlor at the Grand Pacific. The cx-
United Stoics Senator, the politician, mid Hie
able lawyer, had apparently Just finished Ids read
ing of Chicago’s Sunday morning papers and
was wondering what ho should do next to pass
away the dull, gloomy afternoon, when the re
porter’s visit helped him out with a partial
solution of the problem. Mr. Mallhcwn re
ceived the emissary with his usual affability,—it
comes natural to an Ohio man to be Hmt way,—
ami In the course of a preliminary ebat said lie
bad come up to Hits city of many climates
purely on legal business,—Hie matter of Hie suit
of the Pittsburg, Cincinnati & St. Louis
Railroad vs. the Columbus, Chicago &
Indiana Central and Roosevelt and Footer,
Trustees, in which Judge Hartau pro
nounced a decree lust April. Certain questions
were still to bo determined, however, mid it
was for lids purpose Hint he bad come to Chi
cago to appear beforo Judge Harlan, who Is now
silting in the United States Circuit Court, The
other counsel for the complainant, Judge Scott,
of Philadelphia, and cx-Gov. Hendricks, of
Indiana, had not yet arrived, hut cx-Senator
McDonald, of Indiana, ami Judge Hoadley, of
Cincinnati, representing the defendants, were
on Hie ground, and the probability was Hint Hie
matter would bo beard before'Judge Harlan
either to-day or to-morrow.
Approaching Hie subject of polities bv natural
and ensv steps, the reporter asked Mr. Matthews
wbat he thought of
TUB NOMINATION OP POSTER
ns (lie Republican candidate for Governor Id (he
State where an election for Governor has of lute
years hml more or less to do with the election of
a President a year or two later, to-wit: Ohio
“1 think Mr. Foster's nomination a icoml one,”
rpßpomlc-il tliu tcutliimnn promptly, mu) cvi
cntliufilusllcally, “ uiul I think tic Will be elect
oil."
Is there ony significance In hU nomination
ns burning upon the prosueds of Secretary
tilieriimii ns n Presidential candidate In ISSUt”
“ 1 ilo not see any comiecllim between Fos
ter’s Humiliation iunl the possibility vim sneak
of. The only i'resiucnllnl significance I can boo
I.«, that, If. Mr. Foster m elected hyu handsome
majority, ns I expect he will bo, it will elmoly
show that Ohio Is n reliable Hcnnbllcan State,
ami that it will oast Us Electoral vote for who
ever is the nominee o! the National Kopubllcan
Convention.”
*• Is there any room lor tho Inference which
has been drawn from
JUIIOK TAFT'S DEFEAT,—
that it shows the (Irani element in Ohio to he in
Urn minority, and that, In other wools, Ohio Is
for Khcrnmn first, last, and all the tfmuf ll
*• I don't believe tint that Itileremo l» juellll
nhlc,” replied Mr. Matthews. *• ft is doubtless
true that a portion of the opposition- to Judge
Tail's nomination arose from n fear that his
success might be interpreted a« an iuulcallon
of Ids preference fur Grunt us the
Presidential nominee on the ground
tliut Jtidco Taft was a member of bis Cabinet,
and lias been ranked among tliosewliuare called
'Stalwarts,*mid who aru supposed tube friendly
to the candidacy of Gen. Grunt. •'Hint was the
ground, doubtless, on widen the Cincinnati
(JommercUt! proceeded, It being openly opposed
to Judge Tati’s Humiliation, lint, on Hm other
build, there were very many persons who were
not Grunt mon bv preference above all others—
some o( whom may be lor Sherman. somo for
ÜbUue, and Home, perhaps, for • others—who
supported Judge Taft, while many men who
prvlerred Gen. Grant above all others supported
Mr. Foster.”
“ Tln ti it was nudnly a question of personal
choice}**
••Largely lhar. and then largely a conviction,
outside of mere personal choice, Hint perhaps
Mr. Toster could pull a larger vote, liwus n
question, in short, of who would he nbln to
command the greatest support throughout the
Stale.”
“Mil. FOSTER 13 A POPPLAU CANDIDATE, IS 118
NOT}’*
“ lie Is personally very popular. Ho Is a
vigorous organizer of political campaigns, n
good stump-speuker, and possesses- a good Heal
of persona) magnetism. 1 have heard it nald
tlmi Gen. Gnrileld's Inllncmo was thrown In
favor of Mr. Foster and against Judge Tuft on
account of some supposed tnthieuec that the
nomination might have in reference to the Sena
turiul contest next winter. But 1 Imvu no
knowledge thutcuchis the fact, and no belief
about It.”
•• From your remark that you believed Mr.
Foster would be elected, I infer that everything
Is harmonious Inside Hie porty lines.”
‘•Perfectly so, ns far ns I know. I don’t
think any feeling whatever has survive*! the con
test lu Hie Convention. Thu parly is thoroughly
united all over the State, determined to win a
victory, uml believing it eau do ho,— with a t;ood
deal of enthusiasm and a determination tolonve
uo stone unturned to accomplish Hie result.”j •
“ Whom do you suppose the Democrat* will
nominate} ”
•* The Indications point pretty strongly to the
rcnomlnuliun ol Guv. Bishop.”
“THURMAN, .
then. Is considered out of the Held?**
4 * 1 don’t suppose he ever wanted the nomina
tion, ami 1 Imagine he hud pretty hard work to
in event his friends from committing him tu it.
1 suppose, from what 1 have heard, thatlt Is
tlnnllv concluded best not to nominate him.
U nduubtedly lie could get it if he would signify
his willingness to take it.”
“ Hus Gov. Bishop nuv competitors}”
•• Thu only one of prominence is Gen. Bice,
member of the last Congress, who Is supposed
lo be the Thurman c.immlutu against Hm pres
ent Governor, 1 presume the content will be
between them.”
“ What sort of n Governor has lllshop mndel
la ho popular wltii dm people of dm State ut
luigcl”
“ I should say not. Yet It I# claimed for him
that he is a popular man in Ida party, ami 1m la
supposed by his friends to be stronger than any*
body else. He will probably bo very enthusias
tically supported in dm Convention, for lin has
been wonting wry hard for dm nomination,—no
doubt has been managing dm employment of
bis pnlronuco throughout the State In reference
to securing it. Of coiinm this will give 11101 a
strong following In die Convention among those
who would bn influential In sending delegates.”
“ You Intimated that he was somewhat un
popular. in what respect!”
‘•He has made himself unpopular, in my
opinion, by dm employment of dm patronage
which be control# In the appointment, on utll
cen» and Trustees of public Insliuitlons in dm
Stale,—lts beneficial mid reformatory Im.tltu
don#, —of partisans who have, bv ilmlr m'.ncon
duct, brought great seaudul upon dm Admin
istration.”
“OLANCINO SIIBAD AT 16S0,
Mr. Matthews, what, in your view, are the prob
abilities in connection with dm nomination of a
candidate for President i”
“ Well,” replied dm bosom friend of dm man
at dm White House, with a quiet emtk*, “a
possibility is Urn rcmmituotluii of President
Huyi-a.”
‘‘You hardlv conceive of such a thing, how
over, in dm light oi a probability, .do youi ll
“No; it Isn't probable, In mv opinion.”
“llnycs might not desire dm olllie—would
not desire (t iu uuv event, would Im 1”
“I don’t think he dues want It. I think ho
■•a* eniirflv sincere when, in Ids letter of ms
eplumv, Im dcclincil it In advance. 1 believe
im consider# it u matter of prnmime, and, duto
fure, timt im would not look forward to it with
uuy desno or sudsiucdon; In slmrt. dint, ho
wouM prefer not to Im nm.-idvred in dial light.
My own opinion is, lio.vuvvr. im would bu dm
Birougest map wo could run.”
“dtroirmr imw.iinib.ddv !■» tlaw of b>« >lh.
01.1c.l tlnn.l nifnlnst llir Iralltelnff nttrmnl, of
IlK! Lnnlalpraia llrteadluri, than Innoomt
month* ago'”
J es. Ms nellon In that regard has tended to
sulidl.y Hi- parly, and ho Is now, hi mynplp*
a man a* wo could select io lead
“ How do you look upon
GCN. (HUNT
ns n possible, or rather probable. candidate?”
•I Imre always supposed that Hen. Hrant
woulrl not allow himself In be considered a can
dldalu In competition with ollur public men
whose IrMnds are pressing them with any show
of success: that he would never consent to lake
the nomination unless It wasiemicred tolilm by
a very general, amounting almost to a univer
sal, request from the parly. Then there is
Illume. He will undoubtedly bo a very prom
inent candidate for the nomination. In the
event tlmt Hie circumstances sire not nub ns
were Ihose Just refcired to,—calling upon Hen.
Hrant by a general request.—Mr. Rhenium will
undoubtedly bo pressed. There may bo mauv
oihcr candidates—Conklin;:, Edmunds, and
others.”
“How do yon look upon
BRciißTAnr Mir,iiman’s chances?”
“I don’t eonshler that llicv are a subject of
any forecast or cnlculalloti just now. It Mr.
hhermnn In a candidate, ho will no doubt bo
warmly and enthusiastically supported by Ms
own State. J should expeef ho would also rc
eelyo a very largo support from New England
and New 1 ork.”
Ills national record os n financier has made
him one of Hu- most popular men of the day, as
you tire no doubt award”
. t' l yen‘Him great strength, par
ticularly In those hcetlons I have just referred
to. I believe ho would bo a verv excellent ad
ministrative ofileer ami » good President. Cor
tatnly he has sliown his,capacity In that respect
as the bead of the Treasury Department.”
“Herierally speaking, whnt do you think Is
most likely to bo the action of the National
Conrentionl”
”1 think Hie probabilities of Hm nomination
of Hen. Hrant are apparently greater limn tnose
pointing to any ollu r person. Next to him. on
Hie fciipposliloii that bo D not considered a cau
d daie, I should think Mr. Maine was the more
likely. Next to him,—well, there’s no idling.
It mav bo some person not now thought of at
nil. if Hu* people insist on taking on Ohio man.
of course It will bo Mr. Sherman. I should
think that the persons whose InJlu
cuco will welch most In determining
a Presidential candidate in Hu*
Ilcpubllcsn convention would be the delegates
from Hie State of New York, and wo shall have
to select some man who can cnrrv that Stale,
i Imt may make Mr. Colliding a very prominent
candidate, ami. If ho should hi. 1 bavelno doubt
he would bo a very strong one.”
“Doyou think tho‘Democrats will rcnoinl
uato
TIt.DEK,
or do you consider him politically defunct?”
“1 think the probahllltyof their renominating
hint l« very strong. They have pot to look to
.New i ork, too. I don't see how they can avoid
renominating him. The probability is that they
don’t want to do it, but I don't see how thev
can help themselves.”
“Ho la prepared, of course, to run on his
record as u martyr!”
“Uh, certainly. They pretend to believe ho
was cheated out of the Presidency In 1870, and
f there Is any shicarlty in that pretense Kiev
have got to renominate him. if they don't, ft
will show that they nro •hypocrites hi unking
that pretense.” h
in the event of his rcnomhmtion, who, In
j'our opinion, would ho (he strongest uiun for
the Kepuhlkans to run against hunt”
“Uhv not Hayes.— the old ticket of four
years ago? lint, us Jlnyes must bo considered
out of the question. Hie best man would be some
one that the Kepubllcans of Now Fork were cer
tain would tarry that Slate.”
“Probably Hen. (irout would have uo dim
cultv In doing that?” .
“No. i should think not. Conkiing, as I re
marked before, would be a very strong man,
and oherman, os I before said, would 'have a
large strength In New Vork and New England.”
brorn politics the talk veered to other mat
lers, mid at the close of this general chat the
reporter picked up his belongings, bade the gen
tleman good day, and came away. b
CARD FROM WILLIAM H. BARNUM.
To the I.MKor ft/ The Tribune.
Chicago, May Hl.— ln this morning's hunt* of
your paper yon say In substance that a Inwver
praetldng ut tbls Hnr makes some statements
concerning me, “ which, coming from the source
they do, deserve the attention of the public,”
and then you go on to Indorse your anonymous
correspondent ns one who, “being himself u
lawyer, Is well qualllled-tu judge of the fitness
of .Mr. liurnum lor the position to which ho as
pires.”
! ,As you do not lake the trouble to name this
legal luminary “who believes the election of
Mr. llurmmi to tin* Ileneh would b« a public
calamity,” 1 might do It for vuu, but I forbear.
1 know Urn better limn you do. 1 named him
to-day when an editor declined to do so, mid my
naming was admitted to ho correct.
Vour unnamed correspondent was one of the
small army of lawyers ot Kodolplius K. Turner,
niiom I prosecuted for forgery In 15575, ’7ll, mid
’T7. Turner' carried on tho civil suits In the
name of Klhbe, his father-in-law, and got vour
correspondent in as Junior counsel, or third
“helper.” At the Inst criminal trial, Turner
made u witness of your correspondent, who sup
plied a “missing link” of testimony—the fa
mous eighth photograph—under circumstances
calculated to arouse extreme suspicion, to sav
the least.
That suspicion was not allayed when, In the
same trial, eight or ten letters were out In ovi
d?nce which vour correspondent hud written to
a St. Louis deleetlvu named Samuel I’rollne,
whom Turner had employed to ruu off the main
prosecuting witness, .lames Head. Frotlno had
ceert Ueed mid Ids luridly safe on board ship at
New York, hound for Europe, whither they were
shortly followed by Turner’s brother tukcept hern
there. Then Frotmo returned via Chicago to
St. Louis, and there received remittances of
money troin time to time inclosed hi letters
Irum your correspondent, generally signed with
Initials when signed nt all, mid containing Jocu
lar allusions to the missing witness, referred to
ns ,1. It., and other remarkable symptoms of the
writer’s guilty knowledge us to what had be
come of the Fcoplu’s witness.
Heed gave Turner's brother tho slip at The
Hague, in Holland, mid, returning to Chicago,
testified at the same trial before referred to as
to all the particulars of his taking oil, mid all
Hie parties concerned In it, mid among them
vour correspondent and Ids otllcu companion.
Heed backed up his account with letters and
memoranda, leaving no doubt olllie truth of
his narrative, which was further corroborated
by his daughter, an intelligent girl of 10, ami no
less so by Turner's brother, who came simmer
ing along back from The Hague Just In time to
makn H. K. Turner’s case worse limn ever.
Upon the foregoing, mid much other testimony
of the same description, I deemed it my duty to
denounce built your correspondent mid Idsuillce
comrade for spiriting oil the witness, mid I did
so with the less hesitation ns to both because of
the fact proved at a former trial that the com
rade inferred to, while occupying the same
olllcu with your correspondent, had been pre
viously engaged In the homo nefarious butiue.-s
fur Turner, wnuu Heed was ruu olf to Texas the
year belore, and at none of these trials
had your correspondent's Intimate friend mid
comrade ever dared to deny these charges,
or even to take the witness-stand. The forego
ing (acts may butter prepare your renders to ap
preciate the value of yuurcorrespondent'sopin
lun of mo ami mv fUnesss for the Himicli.
Aa for tho correspondent lilmtell, It might
have been known without the foregoing demon
stration that ho; whs mi honorable and chival
rous man. Only such a man would have delay
ed such an attack until the day before election,
and so modestly have concealed his utiinu and
lame as a public benefactor.
1 cannot condescend to dispute your local's
assertion upon such authority Hint I was otr
scure miduuknown until niyconiiceliuu with the
HtH-Turner forgery litigation, Were it even so, 1
cannot see that tlm (act would disqualify mo to
icrvo ns Judge. Hut Hie contrary Is too well
known to lawyers who have read the Illinois
licporls since 1 was admitted to the liar in INW.
1 refer to them und to my clients In this city
since ISO 7.
Neither will I allude to mv management or
mismanagement of Hill's cases. Sulllce it to
say, 1 never lust u case for Hill during the six
years 1 was hi his service, mid 1 tried many mid
most, important ones lu which bis all was in
volved.
How 1 tried them 1 leave to the testimony of
representative lawyers of this city, preserved In
shorihiind at the trial of my Unit's suit against
Hill fur the balance of onr lees. Those lawyers
were ex-Cldef Justice Lawrence, of the bupremo
Court, Judge Ira Wilkinson, Honjamlu F. Aver,
Kdwurd U. Mason, 1). J. Schuyler, Adolph
Moses, A. N. Fence, E. W. Evans, Judge White
sides, und f may add lo this list the names of
Emery A. Storrs and' Charles 11. Itecd, who
were culled us witnesses ln v Hill himself.
As lo the* fees I received, slu.UJ>) was paid
me, mostly hi notes and mortgages m ta7J. tor
three years of services then past. Thom lees
wen? extremely low tor all the stubborn lights
and complete victories 1 had nod. mid Hill was
purleetly suthsllcd and even delighted, as 1 cun
slimy ami have shown by his Letters which are
still in my possession.
Juoncof thoiio suits alone, prior to July.
HriU, L caved Hill f lIJo.UK).
All lids was moio Hun a year before the
Turner deeds were forged ami pul of record,
mi«l suits brought upon Hum. Then followed
upwards of two year* of what I* known a* fin;
turner litigations, wnioli absorbed almost my
enjire tlmoniHl energies. The result was fa
vorable to my client. The KIMm-1111l trial
lasted forty days, and tin* verdict ami judg
rneiit for Hill In that ease ended the initiation
mid forced Turner to surrender.
I was compelled, unlortunalely, to suo my
client, and to attach hi* property In order to
tcctrre my fee*, i regretted exceedingly to do
t, Imt I had abundant cause, as I have always
been, mid still am, ready to prove.
The attachment in this milt has not been
tried, and could not ho, because dissolved by a
bond elven for Unit purpose. I was willing mid
offered to trV the attachment Immediately after
It was brought, Imt my olfer was not accepted.
I be Milt lor foe*, however, was tried, ami my
firm rrum-rnl ffI.WJO. Wo Ulil twl .lie for 611,-
UUO, but for that sum teas credit* which Hill was
ex reeled to set up and wo were willing to allow.
Our judgment for B.’l,riU() has been alllnncd by
llm Appellate) Court. 1 have not yet received
toy money, and am not likely to very soon, it ■
lias become mote a question of principle with
me than of ultimate gain, although I can 111*
alt-.rU to lose my labor. Hill went Into bank*
luptcy after verdict and before judgment
nunlust Mm, having lonir previously disposed of
Mb properly, homestead and all, which were
and are now In other persons' names.
I will not sloop to answer the Insinuation*,
for limy arc no more, that I tampered wills h
Juryman, nor the ollur Insinuations os to my
conduct since my nomination.
Hireferemu to Sydney Myers, Mr. Swett,
Charles H. Heed, the present Uepubllcan candi
date lor Circuit Judge, ami myself were ap*
pointed by Judge Furwell to defend Mvcra when
he was brought up n prisoner from tall and said
ho had no counsel, and no money to employ
any. Mr. Hannon apruuuec ami'Dr. Allport,
Myers’ bondsmen, know very well Unit I en
deavored to avoid tbl* rase, Instead of volun
teering In It, as Tub Tuihunr states, and all
awyersand most laymen know iliat both Mr.
Heed and myself, and also Mr. Hweit, were
bourn! to act as Myers’ lawyers wheu appointed
by Uiu Court to defend him.
• William 11. Oaksum.
AMUSEMENTS.
DRAMATIC NOTH*.
Hahy “Pinafore ” at Hooley's thin evening.
Mr. Charles Drew has signed with Hob Miles
mul Alice Oates for next season.
Miss Kate Kvcrlefgh’s condition Is much Im
proved. Sue is still at the Sherman.
It Is said that Sheridan durlmr his slarrlng-tour
will play louU AV. t AAtfbc*, and Lagardere In
“The Duke's Motto.”
• Mr. Samuel Colville has been telling tnc Phil
adelphia Mirror that buinadc flH.UOJlnst season,
bam has been giving the Mirror “ tally.”
r wll ° ,ms been playing with
Lester \\ attack during the engagement lust
ended, bus made in this city a fine impression.
Miss Mario Williams, previous to her depart
ure for Knrope last week, signed with Colville
for next season. She goes to Loudon to see her
mother ami bister.
Iho London Au/aro upon the shooting at
nopth In Chicago: “This sort of thing seems
to ho a common occurrence tn Chicago,—a fact
which English actors on tour would do well to
note.”
Miss Annie Plxlcy, at Havcrly'p, begins an en
gagement this evening In “M’liss.” The play
is a romantic melodrama, dealing with life In
California In Hie early mining days. Mr. J. E.
-McDonough is in the support.
Miss Lillie Glover, the actress, la a lloston
girl, ami her name is bwindlehurst. And now
we move that Hie first paragrapner who asks,
>« hy did she Swlnaledmrst? ” be quartered in
six nieces.—A ormfoicu Jleraid.
“Devotion.” a new drama hy Len Harris,
wa* produced last week ut the Philadelphia
Walnut. According io the Mirror of thateltv,
It* Is about the weakest and most patchwork
thing seen for some time. It Is nolttier an
original nor a strong play.”
Milton Nobles last night closed his season of
nine mouths at Hamlin's Theatre, where he has
been the last week. If business generally Ims
been similar to that of this city ho Ims had poor
luck, t.eorgo W. Ihompson opens this evening
at this house In a play entitled “Vneup.” and
the bill will be strengthened by the .Flemings.
M’lCco Jbmkln ami wife, Mias Kitty Hlan
chard, passed through the city vwterdav on
their way home, at Amherstburg. ’Ontario,‘Can
ada, where they will spend the summer. Their
prolltson the season-forty weeks—has been
dose 0n;#33,000, about SMC over the tint sea
son of * Ihe Danltei,” which, howeyer, was otdv
tweuty-cluht weeks.
liio female trapeze performer, Zazel, who
made such a sensation In London lately, met
with an accident nt Portsmouth, England, re
cently. Slie took u illvo headforemost from the
roof of tiic hall, mid passed completely through
tin* net which was stretched out to receive her.
It is sold the ropes «£ the net had become weak
through wear. She escaped with n severe shock,
which rendered her appearance for several days
impossible.
“ The Society of the Damned »’ls the narnc of
a I arlslun institution,—damned dramatic
authors.—and they meet once a month mid dine
at Hrohant's. 1 heir number lias no tired limit,
only every inemlier to bo eligible must have
been hUied. An eminent dramatist is selected
us Chairman, mid holds Jim post for three
mon tlis. his election generally follows close on
a splendid failure. Medline. Dumas tils, Zola,
mid Uironbaeh have all idled tho chair, und pre
sided nt the monthly dinner.
A correspondent writing from London savs:
"Hymn is writingan extravaganza called ‘Dun
dreary’s I rlvatc Theatricals’ for Buthcrn, who
will produce tt llrst in America. ‘Mv bides have
aclieil over it already, Just from seefng Sotiicrn
act out u bit of It in that georgeous medieval
drawing-room of his the other night, before sup
per was served. It appears tlnu Dundreary es
says JfawM , mid the constant appearance of
tim perturbed spirit rather throws him oil his
balance. • Hello!’ho cava, ‘here’s this demn’d
old ghost again I, Mow, hold the till old fellow,
i’m wythtu u play about you;’ mid then ho pro
ceeds. ■« la Irving, to scrawl on tablets which ho
rests on the ghost’s back.”
Mr. William D. Gemmlll, says tho Philadel
phia .I/irrur, renewed hi* lease of (ho Chestnut
Street Theatre on the JfTth Inst., ami will bo the
solo lessee ami manager of Dial establishment
during the season of ISTO-’SO. The theatre will
remain one ol (lie half-dozen or so in the coun
try that ora run on Urn slock system. Many Im
portant novelties have already been secured,
and Mr, Hcmmlll will have the llrst choice of
the productions of European dramatists. Tho
company wilt bo radically reorganized, and ma
terially strengthened. Of last stwoo's com
pan.V there have been engaged Miss Alice Mans
lldd, sonhrette; George H. GrillUhs, old man;
Earnest Hurtam, second old man; Charles Burn
ley, comedian; W. H. Dalv, stage manager; H,
M. Ulster, treasurer; und Bfmon Hnssler, leader
of orchestra, lieyuml tills the company bus nut
been made up.
Fanny Kemble says, In her “ nocolleetlons of
the Theatre,” that it is n public ami exciting
exhibition “to which no worn m should subject
herself.” A writer In the London 7'Mi/ir, Henry
Irving, has taken (sane upon the point with this
rather querulous lady. fio reminds her that
the niece ot Surah Slddons and John Kemble
cun scarcely use such terms ns “unworthy" of
“ publlu exhibition ” to the illustrious persons
who made her name so famous. “It Is well,”
ho says, “for Fanny Kemble’s reputa
tion that wc should ossllmi her prejudice
against the stage to the same category
us Maereadv’s. Hoth were the outcome of ills
-cased temper. Morbid muslngs over her own
faded dreams have so distorted tier mental vis
ion that In the profession which bus made hep
.family illustrious and redeemed herself from
oblivion she saw nothing but humiliation. Take
novel-writing. What would hnj’e been the feel
ings of Dickens If some one hud told him that
the grief lie felt when he described the death of
J'aul Jhmley was ‘unworthy of iiiimu'f Or let
,us take the poet. If his sensibilities were deep
ly alfeetod by the miL'Uish of J.otr over tbo
dead who will have the hardihood lo
describe his emotion us * factitious * t ”
OHIO POLITICS,
3ji*clal Pltputrh to Tht Tribune.
Cot.t’Miicu, ()., Juno I.—A statement Is mode
to-ulght which promises to create a panic unless
at unco satisfactorily explained. It emanates
from Ucpubllcan Stalwarts, members of tiio
Legislature, who were present at tins Hepublleau
Convention at Cincinnati on the 28lh ult., and
is to the effect tlml Mr. Foster was wrongfully
declared tint nominee of the Convention. Three
separate lists were kept by as many different
persons, unti, since the Convention, u compari
son of these lists lias neen made, and found
to agree, each slip shower that Foster re
ceived but U 77 voles, Instead of SJSO, as
was announced by the {secretary, it is
claimed that ;ihu halt which took -5 place
Just before the vote was announced gave an op
portunity to change the llgures, which, when
looted, gave Mr. Foster the desired majority,
after which his nomination was made unani
mous. No action has yet been decided upon,
hut It seems oulle probable that Hie mutter
mil be brought before tin* State Central Com
mittee. wbkb convenes on Wednesday next for
consideration. Ti. tialeioenl has ueotedmute
“ "Hr nmnne flic nolllMniM, nlio Imro lint be
come ailvis.il ot the summon of altnlra. Thrro
IH JioclninLm In tin* if Hie enntest
betneen lllahop ninl latter lioliu; n
firlim? favorite of tlie jvolltlcEnns ami party man*
mrerg In lli« Ktntc, ns well ns the Washington
wimr. Shotild tlic boom for nice row being In
auguratedby John Thompson continue, there
cau scarcely he a doubt of his nomination.
TIII3 RAILROADS.
GRAND THUNK MAGNATES.
Tim Gr.mil Trunk Railway niaictintcs ore In
ttm ci 1y at taat. Tlioy arrived bero yesterday
mornlnn by tbo Mlclilnnn Central, direct from
Detroit, and put do at the Tromont Ilou.e. Tbe
party Camilla of Sir Henry W. Tyler, X'roililent
ot tbe Grand Trunk Railway j I.leut. Tylor,
Royal Kiiflneor, eon ot tbo President; Sir
Charles L. Youmt, Raronot, Vice-President of
Ilio Grand Trunk, ami bis nlto, I,ady Vnunul
W. N. Itcypute, if. p., Director ot the Grand
Trunk end tbo Midland Railway of Encl.aml;
Joseph Hickson, General Manager, and K, \V
Mlddaucb, Sollcllnr, of the Grand Trank: and
a number of private secretaries, I
rmoncre, and miner olds. In the forenoon
?,! r , ll ,"‘ r J bier, 1-leul. Trier, sir
Charles L. Young, and Lady Young went to at
tend divine service at the Cathedral of M. Peter
ami Paul, and listened to Bishop MeLnren’s
sermon, poring the afternoon Urn entire party
look a ride through tins city and the various
parks end boulevards, A Tnmroit reporter
made an effort to get an Interview out of Sir
Henry, but the gentleman did not think It prop
er to talk on the Sabbath. He said tbe objects
of bis present visit were fullv set forth lu the
Interview he bad with a Timhu.vr representative
on Ids arrival In New lork, which was publish
ed In this paper at the time.
The reporter then went to work nnd
applied the pumping process to the other mom
• 11,0 * ,UPt V» A, '«f l»a<l the satisfaction
of eliciting some new hiformallnn. It was
learned Imm them I hat the main object of tbo
visit Is to secure a Chicago outlet for tbe Grand
trunk. No mutter what arrangement was made
Chicago would be the terminal point of tbe
road. 1 hey bud been In Detroit nearly a week,
and bad negotiations with the dlffercntlnterests
controlling roads accessible to the Grand Trunk
bo as to get a route westward to Chicago,
various schemes were discussed ami considered:
/mf—The Chicago & Lake Huron to Valpa
raiso, nnd thence via the Chicago A State Line
to Chicago. This would be the favorite route
and the shortest. Hut there Is a contest be
tween the Grand Trunk mid Vanderbilt for Urn
possession of the Eastern Division from Flint to
Fort Huron, which is to be sold by the Court on
the 20lh of this mouth, if Vuhdcrbllt should
get possession of this suction, then this scheme
would bo at an end. The fact that Ynmlerbllt
has possession of tbe Chicago & Northeastern,
the liuk between Flint and Lansing, would not
prove much ot an obstacle, as a new line be
tween the two points could readily be construct
ed lor less money than the existing Hue would
cost.
Second—' To extend Uic alr-llncfrora Pontiac to
tanslng, thence over the Western Division of
the Lake Huron to \ alparalso, ami Uicoco over
the Chicago & Slate Line to Chicago.
TArd— Fo build from Detroit to Tpsllantl,
thence over the Detroit, Hillsdale & Southwest*
eru and Lcl River Roads to Auburn, mid thence
over the Ualtltmfre tte Ohio to Chicago. This
would uiakdTi verv short route, oud is greatly
favored bj the Detroit people, but much de
pends UDorrthc arrangements that can be made
with the IJaltlraorc & Ohio. The Grand Trunk
does not mean to consider any schemes that
will make It dependent for a portion of the wav
upon other roads.
Fourth— To use the Detroit, Lansing * North
ern to Lansing, thence over me Western Di
vision of the Chicago & Luke Huron to Valpa
raiso, and thence over Urn Chicago & State Line
to Chicago.
/’t/lA—T 0 build a new lino from Detroit to
Wayno Junction, thence over the Flint & i’ere
Marquette to, Monroe, and thence over a new
line to bo built to Toledo, and thence over the
new Chicago extension of the Wabash to Chi
cago.
„ A'*//!—To build an entirely new lino between
Detroit and lolcdo, and thence over tho Chica
go extension of the Wabash to Chicago.
The two latter schemes are evidently Inspired
hy the Wabash, which would get the hulk of tho
Grand Trunk’s Western business If timer were
decided upon. It would, besides, grcatlv aid
the Wuhasli In getting its new extension to'Chi
cugo. Rut any shell route would be exceed
ingly unpopular with Chicago people, as thuv
w.ould not have the same Interest in the
extension of tho Grand Trunk ns If a
direct route to Chicago was chosen. Thu
Grand Trunk Is very popular here, and
it cannot alford to lose, that popularity bv hchv
lug to pull the Wabash’s chestnuts out of tin*
Are. Any of the above-narped routes, except
the “horse-shoe ” route via tho W'ubash, would
be satisfactory to Chicago.
All the above schemes were fully discussed
and considered, but no conclusion was reached.
Sir Henry is said to be very careful not to ex
press his opinions or conclusions, oot even to
members of his staff. Nothing will ho decided
at present. The parties will look over and con
sider the various projects, and dually decide
upon the one which they think will ho
most beneficial to the Grand-Trunk inter
ests. Sir Henry Tyler and tho other
gentlemen accompanying him will make their
report to the semi-annual meeting to be held at
London Juno Jlu, mid befuro that nothing dell
nlie will be known.
i he gentlemen interviewed last evening said
tlmt tiiu tiruml Trunk had no umbliiim to ex*
tend Its line further tliuii Cuiengo. Tbev Imvu
to come tlms far In order to becomo ludopenU*
cm of \ underbill. Once at tills point, itioyliad
uutliittpr moro to tear of lilm. as there were 100
iiianv roads leading West from this dlv for
\ amlerbilt ever to ho able to control or dictate
to them. They tblnk Vanderbilt und oilier
Eastern railroad magnates made a mis*
taUe when Uiey acquired control of
nin.li west of Chicago, which territory
they think ought not to bo invaded br Eastern
trunk lines. The acquirement of such linos bv
Eastern roads only ongomjerod the hostility of
other competing roads, and din more harm in
the end than good. tsir Henry Tyler ami party
will probably remain hero until Tuesday or
Wednesday, und ilicii return to the Hast and
sail fur Europe at the cim ul Ibis week.
THE WAIIA9EI.
Xrw Vnrk Sun.
The client of the speculative craze which has
now rsged for several months can best be seen
from a few figure*. The annual report of the
Toledo As Wabash Road for last year confesses
that Uiu entire freight business of the road was
handled at an average rate of O.CU3 of a cent per
ton per mile. Concerning Uio cost the report
docs not soy anything; but it Is well known to
railroad mea that it cannot be under U.O of a
cent, The C., C., C. As I. report puts the aver*
age cost of doing Its entire freight business at
o.d>n of a cent. Taking these figures as a basis,
wc find that the nut profit to (he Wabash on lu
entire freight business of 1878 was three-eighths
of a mill per tun per mile. This would give us
n net result far hauling a car-load of ten tons of
freight 100 miles, the munificent sum of hi
cents. Is there any wonder that the ro.nl
showed n deficit of nearly #100,001) in 1877, and
a paltry surplus ot MTO.tJixi lust vearl Vet
W ail street puvs willingly #.'W lor every one of
the $10,000,000 worth of shares of this brilliant
concern, mid talks of still higher figures.
.7USTICJS nUAHLKV’S nKCTSTOV,
Jacksonviu.k, Fla., May 31.—-Tin! decision of
Jmine Bradley In tliu case of the Western NortU
Carolina Railroad Company against tho Florida
Central and Judisonvlllo, Fensacolu & Mubilo
ESTABLISHED THIRTY YEARS.
MRS. WINSLOW'S
SOOTHING
SYRUP
FOR CHILDREN TEETHING.
26c,- WORLD-FAMED JIEMEDIES.-25C.
BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES, for Coughs, Colds, Sore Throet, Hoarseness Ac.
BROWN'S HOUSEHOLD PANACEA, for Relieving ail Pain, Internal and External.
BROWN’S VERMIFUGE COMFITS, for Eradicating Worms in Children, (Unfailing.)
BROWN S CAMPHORATED DENTIFRICE, for Whitening and Preserving the Teeth,
BOLD' D*V ALL DRUGCrISTS.
Railroad Companies, and others, and the, case'
of J., Fred Schulte and .others against the
Harlan Central and Jacksonville, Pensacola <fc
Mobile Companies, ami others, has Just been
delivered. Justice Bradley holds that the lien
of the so-called Dutch bondholders Is a prior
Ken to that of the North Carolina Company,
whose funds were fraudulently Invested In the
Florida roads, and dismissed the North Carolina'
Company’s bills. He tyrants a Hon In favor of
the Dutch bondholders and against the Florida
Central for 6107,0rt0 and Interest for about nine
years, ami atralnst the Jacksonville, Pensacola
ec Mobile for about «3,750,000, with like Inter*
cst. trom this decision the North Carolina
Cotnpanv and the Florida Central and Jackson
ville, Pensacola ifc.Moblle Companies ot Florida
have praved appeals. Decrees ordering the sale
of the roods are In preparation.
Martini Law, hut Not a Itaign of Terror
—How Rznggnrated Reports Got Abroad.
London, May 20.—'The 7«met publishes a let
ter from St, Petersburg which says: “The
statements published abroad concerning tho
situation nro exaggerated, because the censor
ship of telegrams nnd Uio tampering with let
ters are a bar to any efficient service by tho spe
cial correspondents of'foreign papers. Conse
quently reports which circulate from mouth to
mouth, and pass the frontier In a distorted and
exaggerated shape, arc printed by tho German
newspapers as n true picture of the condition of
Kussla; and from Germany they are circulated,
over Europe. The Hussions, however, ore
themselves the fabricators of tho false
hoods. At all times, nnd more especially
now, should tho stories which enter
tain Russian society he accepted with great re
serve and with nil consideration far the Inordi
nate Imagination of a talkative public, pre
cluded from occupying Itself with the more
serious things of life. Now that tho regime of
military law Ims got Into something like work
ing order, It may bo possible to give some Idea
of Hie aspect which things ready wear under
this temporary system. So much exaggeration
entered Into Uio llrst accounts that there are
many people who, not finding themselves ar
rested, as they expected, begin to look upon
things hero ns all coutcur do rose, and there is
danger Hint the foreign public may now go to
the opposite extreme, and believe there Is noth
ing the mutter in Russia after all. There have
been mnuy modifications of and additions to tho
Imperial ukase of April 17, providing for tho
maintenance of order. The minor dispositions
and orders to Hie police are endless. Little
confidence is felt In the army. The eases of in
subordination nnd breaches of discipline
brought before courts-mnrtlol are numdrous.
Most of the police orders concern tho dvorniks,
or house-door porters, who scum to be the only
persons the Government has any faith In. They
number about 110,000, and nro selected princi
pally from the peasant or mechanic class, and,
their withdrawal from regular pursuits renders
It dlllleult to procure workmen, thus Interfer
ing with trade. The dvorniks now. hold sway la
every house mid street of Sl.Pclorsburg, mid of
every other largo town. They are all ticketed
with the name of the street and the number ot
the house to which they belong, and arc being
still further brought into order mid clllclency by
a special commission appointed fur the
purpose. There are vague - rumors that
many of them have been talking
.uuioug themselves of leaving 8L Peters
burg ui a body. At any rate, there is reason to
suppose the authorities see the Inutility of forc
ing the householders to maintain such a moss of
Idle men, mid are thinking of abolishing Uio
system, or of reducing it to normal limits, la
iuvuruf an Increased police force. Dealers m
gunpowder mid flre-arms are subjected to great
inconvenience. 1 know a merchant who has
been forbidden to receive a consUrnmont-of
powder now on Its way here. Very detailed and
stringent rules regulate the private gunpowder
factories throughout Kussla. The police olUecs
are full of arms tnicen from Uic Inhabitants. It
was found there were about two revolvers
(u each resident of tit. Petersburg. Still, with
all the pressure of military law mul the police
and the drciruik regime, with all the opportuni
ties It gives to extra employes to‘make hay
while the sun shines,’ a a very largo number
of the people are not troubled, at all.
The strict enforcement of the passport
system In tho provinces has been pro
ductive, perhaps, of more trouble than any
thing else, mul of no little distress. Some of
the lactorics nro deprived of half their work
men, mul these workmen of Uie menus of sub
sistence, by being obliged to travel llftv or sixty
versts to the chief town of their district In order
to take out Hie necessary passport. Even Uio
women nnd children, who formerly were not
obliged (o have special pusses, are now com
pelled to submit to the same rule. Besides this, *
\vu hear of a nocturnal census rJ the population '
of Perm, Klmrkoff, mul Kiel!, causing, no doubt,
n great deni of nnuovuucc. Altogether, lliu
living under exclusively military law hero Is,
perhaps, worse than it w*us In Bulgaria during
actual war; but although this state ot thing*
docs nut sit lightly on mnuy persons, there are
still pleuty who can (hid It in their hearts to
enjoy themselves, ami make merry at the open
ing of the hummer season. It Is not a reign
of terror nor u statu of siege. It is only a state
of military law, where one-half of the popula
tion is set to watch the oilier. A state of siege
Is a step further, uud wo have not come to Hiat
you”
Odd Home of a Prairie-Dog,
Recently the head of Frank Tolies, tlie leader
of a u.tnd of highwaymen, was borne Into Chey
enne, Wyo.T., und exhibited to a Jubilant crowd.
When the people bad taken a Rood look at It,'it
was buried in a prairie lu Uiu outskirts of the
town, in passing orertlie prairie a few even
ings -ago, 0. I*. Clark saw die skull dauclnj
alum; and bobbing up und down amoeg the
nidus bushes, ills hair stood on end. Cold
chilli* struck him. VVlicu tie reached Cheyenne
lie was us white as n sheet. Everybody sculled
at his story; butnfowuieu were induced to go
■ml and take a took. They, too, saw the skull
tutting hither ami t hither. The next morning a
large crowd went out to Investigate. Thera
again was the moving skull. The boldest la
the party apnroachcil. All at once a llttlo
prairie-dog hounded from the skull and shot
away Into its hole near by. It had appropriate
the highwayman's head lor a resting-place.
BUSINESS NOTICES.
A I'nnnn skin ran hu matin smootli and
mot by Uiu usu of Caswell's Camphor Ico Lotion.
Tor eulo m Chicago by Uuctc & llayuer.
Chow Jackson's llest Sweet Knvy Tobacco,
pnm oiununiv.
BISSOLUTIOIS.
KdH’liill, Itirrln linolooßoramenilerof tlioflnaof
Uruukv llarrU Co,
wji. c. imuuKs,
JUS. n MIiUIULL.
CIiICQKO, MnjrUl, Is7i>.
COPAUTNEKSIIIP NOTICE.
Chicago, Mar I. 1870.
Corvdon IT. Clemons, of Ihli city, uml Julm llslloy,
if |)i;tr»tL. Midi., liavu till* day formed a limited «*•
MfiinTililK fur iho term of five yean In ihu Plano aud
)rnau luuliu-u.lu Uio CUyof Clilcduu, under dm firm
■mu of c. 11. A CO., kald hntlucss to Ua
imlur (no iimnsai iiient of (lie afureanld Clomum, <
Tint iald J»liu Halley la ■ aiiedni imrllior in tnld Arm,
iitviiuf (ml in (tic sum of Five itmuaaud Dollars, lo
riiU h extent only bo la rca|iuualiilc fur (lio liabilities of
aid tlrtu. •
aoovigi
■« uvuvF.
MHS. WINSLOWS
SOOTHING STBUP
For all Diseases of Children, such si Teeth-
Inc, Wind Colic, Diarrtusa, Ac., Is a safe,
reliable, and harmless remedy. It softens
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Intestho stomach and bowel*, corrects acid
ity. and (fives lone and energy to the whole
system; (fives rest to the mother and
health to ti.c child. Never did wc know an
instance of dissatisfaction byonyonewho
used it; on the contrary, all are delighted
with its Derations.
rircctlom Rcconpaiyinf etclt Bottle.
AGAINST counterfeit, poor,
worthlcaa and unprincipled imitations,
which are sometimes thrust upon the un
wary by reason of their large profits.
®i£None genuine unless the fac-slmllo
of CURTIS* PERKINS, New York, is on
the outside wrapper.
Sold by Druggists throughout the world.
TWENTY-FIVE CENTS A BOTTLE.
5
RUSSIA.
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An Old, '
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AND
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FOR
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Complaints.

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