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Senator Davis keep* Ills own counsel, 11a
will not leave Uio Senate or accept any oHlcu
from Uio President, should (leu. Arthur
tender one. Democratic Senators hero do
the President the honor to express the belief
that ho would not for a moment enter*
tain a suggestion to capture the Sen
ate by getting Judge Davis out of
IU If the Senator desired to
quit the Senate In any such manner, ho had
an opportunity some months ago, for Gen.
Qarllcld, whoso respect for Judge Davis was
great,
tendeiied him two piiomisknt offices
nt Ions!, and those being refused, requested
Judge Davis to say whether there wits any
office In tho gift of tho Executive which ho
desired. This olTor was not made to maku
nn opening for a Itepubllcan Senator from
Illinois, but to express to Judge Davis
tho President’s appreciation of his
Abilities. Put Uio Senator said that
ho must respect tho trust ho had ac
cepted from his State. it Is not
generally known that iloseoo Conkllng, to
whom Judge Davies spoke of the tender
that had been mndo by the President, nt mice
said that Senator Davis could not afford to
quit thoSenale. Such was tho story during
the recent special session of tho Senate.
Senator Davis will in nil probability volo
with the Democrats to continue tho present
ofllcersof tho Senate, and also will vote for
a Democratic Secretary. The Eepnbllenns
cannot elect a Secretary, nor can the Demo
crats if tho Senntors-elcct bo admitted be
fore the ballot is taken, but
THE INDIVIDUAL SENATOR
cares far more about Ids place on the com
mittees than about tho Senate oOlccs. A
good dent of bargaining and intrigue precede
committee appointments. In tho arrange
ment of committees Inst spring there was
considerable dissatisfaction. New commit
tees must be appointed. The President will
send In several appointments which must bo
referred to committee. The Senate being a
tie, a caucus conference committee of the
two parties is likely to arrange the commit
tees. There will bo no little diniculty In ar
ranging the choice in committees, and
somebody Is going to be badly disappointed.
THERE IS A VERY ACTIVE. CAMPAIGN
among Democratic candidates for the posi
tion of Secretary of the Senate. They nil
presume that the Democrats are to organize
that hoily, or, ht least, that if they fall to se
cure the presiding olllcur the Republicans
will permit them to elect the Secretary of
the Senate. Tho Democrats nil appeal' to
concede that In tho event that they can elect
a Secretary that olUce Is to go to tho South.
At all events, nil Die candidates are
from the South. Among tho most prom
inent nro Col. L. Q. Washington, of
Virginia, a well-known Southern journalist,
who failed only by trickery ot receiving the
Democratic nomination for Sergennt-al-
Arms of tho Senate when the Democrats had
undoubtedly control of that body, and who
would bo a very competent person for tho
olllce if a Democrat must have it, as ho Is
familiar with political history and tho usages
of tho Senate;
con. It. C. WINTERSMITH, OF KENTUCKY,
a gentleman of some political inlhicnee in his
section, and of largo social acquaintance
everywhere; Col. William McArdcll, of
Mississippi, a progressive Southern editor;
Decs B. Edmanston, of Tennessee, of whom
comparatively little is known here; and Gen.
Pierce M. D. Young, of Georgia, formerly n
member of Congress from that Slate, and
more recently one of tho Commissioners to
tho Purls Exposition. There are also two
ex-Sonators candidates for this subordinate
position In tho body of which they wore
formerly members. They are ex-Sonator
Wlthorsjtof. Virginia, and ex-Sonator Dennis,
of Maryland. Mr. Withers, who wos re
cently threatened with entire blindness, is
said to have entirely recovered. Ex-Senator
Dennis, who was once befuru a candidate
for Secretary of tho Senate, and was de
feated thou on the ground, it was
alleged, that tho Senators did nut consider It
prudent to make an ex-Senntor a subordinate
ofllcer. Is again a candidate for tho position.
Mr. Dennis is a man of very considerable
wealth, and evidently seeks the olllce only
lor political distinction. -Meanwhile tho
Republicans insist that tho Democrats are
not to elect anybody Secretary.
About half a dozen Democratic Senators
have arrived here, all from the South. Mr.
Garland Is tho only ono who seems to enter
tain an idea that a compromise with tho Re
publicans Is possible on a basis of tho Demo
crats being allowed to elect tho Secretary.
VIEWS OF A SOUTHERN SENATOR.
3b (ha Wtilttn AuoelaPd Prtii.
Washington, 1). U. Oct. O.—A prominent
Southern Senator said today to a Western
Associatod Press Agent; “If wo take this
step and elect the President of tho Senate, It
wilt give tho Itopnblluun press an opportu
nity to raise the question of sectionalism
again, and they will take advantage of It.
They will say that a temporary majority of
tho Senate, dominated *by the Souih, has
seized this oßlce In tho hope of getting con
trol of tho Government In the event of tho
death of President Arthur. I do not mean that
any respectable portion of tho Republican
press will suggest that tho Democratic party,
or unymemborof It, would nssnshmtoArthur
to got tho Presidency of the United Slates.
This Idea has been advanced as an argument
against tho election of a Democrat, but it Is
only entertained by minds base enough to
conceive and commit such a crime for selllsh
purposes. It Is scouted and condemned by
all decent people, ihit the important con
sideration In this matter Is that the Smith
only can bo Injured by a revival of sectional
politics.
WB OP TUB SOUTH
110 not wont nny Notional power beyond our
representative portion to wlileh wo nro en
titled. The Presidency of the Senate Is on,
empty honor nt heat, especially ns the Senate
la now constituted, except for the fact that
only one life stands between It and the tem
porary Presidency of the United States. Por
my part, It I had my way, 1 would elect a
Conservative llopnldlean to that position, if
the Itepuhlleans would accord us Die Secre
taryship and half of the committees. This
plan would prevent the revival of
sectionalism which I foresee ami
dread, and, besides, In a .material
point of view, half the committees are worth
more than the Presidency of. the Senate. Of
course 1 shall be irovorned by the majority
of my party, but 1 Intend to slate my views
plainly In caucus. Since sectional imitation
has ceased the South has prospered as never
before, and, os X said, Its revival can only in
jure the South." This Senator will, no
dhubt, express these views In the parly cau
cus, and ho will, from present Indications,
find others to uirreu with him, but the major
ity vole will probably control the caucus.
TIIR DISPOSITION IN lIOTH PAttTIKS
to avoid any contest grows move apparent os
tho time for a decision of the question ap
proaches, and It Is not improbable that a
basis for a unanimous organization of the
Senate may be reached.
SKNATOU WALKKH, Of AUKANSAR,
says tho Democrats should certalulyuleot tho
presiding ofllcer of the Senate, then allow
three Seimtors-olect to be sworn in, and
divide tho other oflleers and committees
equitably between the parties. He says the
attitude of the Democratic Senators towariL
Arthur will be no different from that occu
pied toward (larlleld. Arthur made u favor
able personal Impression on the Democratic
Senators, and there U no reason why Ids
accession to tho Presidency should bo looked
upon us a misfortune.
VANCK AND VOOHHEEB.
Bj*elal Duaauh (o Du Chicago Tribune.
Atlanta, Go., Got. ik-Scnators Vance
and Voorbees left tlds afternoon fur Wash
ington. Tito latter was to have lectured to
night, but muds excuse fur not doing so,
claiming a necessity for hU Immediate pres
cnee- in Washington. Senator Voorhees,
uponholmrnsked If tho Democracts would bo
able to organize tho Senate, said: “Oh, yes;
they have a fair aifll legitimate majority, ami
Uio Uicory and practice of our Government
Is that tho majority shall rule. We have a
majority, and have it without a taint of fraud
nr trickery. Tho resignation of Colliding
and Platt left tho majority of tho Senate
with tho Democrats, and they will most
assuredly cxerclso tho right of all
majorities, and exorcise it wisoly. Tho
Democrats, I am satlsllcd, will bo utile to re
tain control of tho Somite, as Davis will veto
with thorn, should any effort bo mndo to re
organize the body after Uio two new Sen
ators from New York tiro sworn in.
HKNATOII PAY AH!)
will bo the now President of tho Senate, be
ing entitled to It by seniority, which, accord
ing to all precedents, accords tho distinction
to him. It is true that tho slight deafness of
•Senator Bayard to that extent Incapacitates
Idm for a presiding olllcer, but ho can call
another to tho chair. and thus obviate tho
diniculty.” Senator Voorlices gave it as his
opinion that tho session would bo short, and,
beyond tho continuation of the President’s
appointments, hut Ittllu would he done. Hu
refused to comment upon President Arthur's
prolmblo course in making up Ids Cabinet.
TIIT3 AS9ABIN.
NOT AUIIAKINED.
Sprctal /Xipfltch frt Tht Chieaoo Tribune.
Washington, I). C., Oct. (>.—Gultcau was
not arraigned today, ns had been somewhat
expected, and it Is not now probable that ho
will bo before tho return from New York of
Mr. Scoville, of Chicago, his lawyer and
counsel, where ho has gone (o make ar
rangements for additional counsel, and, if
possible, to secure evidence bearing on Uio
question of insanity. Mr. Scoville, beforo
leaving, stated to tho District-Attorney that
ho did not wish to delay tho trial a day, but
that he desired to be present at tho arraign
ment, if pussibl e, and wished to make further
arrangements for counsel. District-Attorney
Corkhllt said that of course the case could
not bo delayed, but that
THE MEUB KOIIMAL AIIftAIONMENT
was not material to tho time of the trial, ns
tho arraignment itself, for that matter, euntd
without prejudice to the case bo delayed, If
necessary, till tho very day that tho trial
should begin, and that lie would defer tho
arraignment until Mr. Scoville returned, un
less Ids absence should be too protracted.
Meanwhile, however, tils indictment will bo
formally presented in court by the grand
jury. That can be done without the pres
ence of Gultoun, and it probably will be done
tomorrow. Mr. Scoville hopes to secure ad
ditional counsel In New York, and to have
one lawyer, at least, who is familiar with
criminal trials.
A LOW THICK.
To tht ItViUrn Annotated Prut,
Washington, D. C m Oct. o.—The publica
tion of Gultcnu’s biography in the JfewYork
Herald today occasioned much unfavorable
commcntof tho methods of District-Attorney
Corkhlll. Tho deception practiced upon the
prisoner is generally condemned ns not In
the Interests of Justice. As n whole, the
document Is susceptible of proof as the gen
uine words of Gultean, and would tend
rather to fortify tho plea of insanity. Unl
teuu dictated the narrative under a belief
and with Uie understanding that It should bo
published In pamphlet form for his benelit,
tho money to go to aid him in his defense,
whereas it was sold by tho stenographer of
the District-Attorney to thoifcmld for his
own benefit.
REPRESENTATIVE DAVIS.
lIIS EFFORTS IN IIEHAI.FOF WEST MADISON
STREET.
Special DUoatch to The Chicago TVUmnc.
Washington, D. C., Oct. o.—Representa
tive George R. Davis has succeeded In secur
ing an order from Acting Postmaster-Gen
eral Elmer for nn examination Into tho neces
sity for an additional suh-post-otllce on the
West Side, In tho vicinity of Western avenue
or lloyne avenue and Madison street. This
subject was presented to the department a
long tlmo since by n formidable petition
numbering something like 100,000 peo
ple interested In tho matter. The sub
ject was referred to tho special agent of tho
Free Delivery Division, who reported against
it. Congressman Davis has been of the
opinion that If tho matter could bo referred
loan agent of the Stamp nr Registry Divis
ion a very different report would bo received,
inasmuch as It is now impossible to secure a
stump or registered letter In that part of tho
city without a long journey.
ACTING POSTMASTER-GENERAL ELMER
today, at Representative Davis’ request, re
ferred the matter to Special Agent Stewart,
of Chicago, who Is now here, and who will
give tho subject the consideration which Is
duo to It upon his return to Chicago next
week. Congressman Davis himself leaves
for Chicago tomorrow. Ho hod quite a long
interview with
PUKSIDKXT AKTIIUU
today, and Is convinced that tho latter will
give tho country a bonellcent and' conserva
tive Administration. Mr. Davis is of tho
opinion that the Jtepubllcans will organize
tho Senate, securing the President pro tem
pore. and that tho three llepnbllcan Senators
will bo admitted to voto before tho election of
a presiding nlllcor takes place. Mr. Davis
also thinks that Judge David Davis is likely
to vote with tho ilepubliuaus, and his
voto, with those of tho three other Jte
publicans, wilt give tho itepublicaus the
continued control of the Senate.
UNPARAIiIiI3TjKD ‘WEATHER.
A CIIANOB KUOM 100 PHOItRKS Tp KIIHKZINO.
SMCtat ZJUpatcH to Th» Chtcam 'Dribun*.
Washington', U. a, Oct. o.—The cold was
less severe today limn it was yesterday, espe
cially in tho middle of the day, but the range
of (tie thermometer Is unprecedentedly low
for (Ids season of tlio year, and tho sudden
change is entirely without parallel In tlio
history of this region. This morning tho
thermometer in tho suburbs stood at SO de
grees. leu was formed around pools of
water and In tho water courses. There Imvo
now been two frosts, one of them quite
severe, amt they have done much damage to
sweet potatoes and tobacco, The range of
thermometer today Ims been us follows, as
recorded at tho signal olllco: 7n.m., 07 de
crees; 11 a. m., 55.3; d p. ui., UO.B. Maximum,
ul.d; minimum, 05.1.
NOTES. '
TtIK SIKSIOUIAI. ItUSPITAr,.
Bpteiat VUpnUb to TIM CMcuoo Wbunt*
Washington', D. 0., Oct. o.—Those who
aro conducting tho project for tho. establish
inoutof n EationaUiurlield Memorial Hos
pital aro very much encouraged at tho char
acter of tho meeting last evening. They in
tend to open subscription lists immediately
in this country and Europe, tuul have re
ceived Intimations that Queen Victoria will
probably head the list of subscriptions from
Great Britain, and that olhor European
rulers will gladly contribute to tho fund.
fiII.VKIU
To IJU IPVifcru AutxiaUtX Vrtu,
Washington, D. C., Oct. o.—Treasurer
Ollihlau today received a letter from the
President of a bank In South Carolina stating
that the people of that State would not take
sliver cerlltleutes as current money, mid
asked If he could pay them* out on
cheeks of the United States disbursing
ollleers. The Treasurer replied the standard
dollar, which Is u full legal tender, could be
ulferod, and the people who preferred the
certificates could lake them, instead, saying
Umt in ids experience, lie found the cortltl
cates usually preferred to the coin.
TheTroasury Deportment today purchased
•iri,oou ounces line silver for deliveryat tho
Philadelphia, New Orleans, San Francisco,
and Carson Mints. Coinage will bo resumed
at Carson Mint on the Ist prox.
STK AM 110 ATS.
Acting Secretary French, in a letter, sets
forth that tho local steamboat Inspectors
THE CHICAGO TRIBU
liavo no Authority to Impose lines. Their
duty.ln thocventof misconduct, negligence,
or Ineompnlcnco, Is simply to revoke or sus
pend licenses.
•run I’Asrons of this city
will tomorrow visit tho President.
YOIIKTOWN.
The grand military parndo at Yorktnwn,
and tho revlotV by the President of the United
States, wilt be held tho iMHh of October, and
it is especially desired that all troops arrange
to bo on tho ground to participate. Tho
Governors of Stales will exercise their judg
ment in tho matter of parading with tludr
troops on that occasion. Seats will he re
served for them on tho reviewing stand, (o
which they can repair after passage of their
Hue.
CANADA.
OTTAWA.
Sj»«ldl Diipattn to Th* t’Mc<ioo TVttunt.
Ottawa, Oct. o.—Tho Marino ami Fish
eries Depmlnicnl, It Is understood, have hi
conlemplallou measures for Uio restoration
of tho exhausted oyster beds on Uio north
shore of New Brunswick and Prince Edward.
Similar work has been done by tho French
Government with tho most satisfactory re
sults.
Mr. Scott, Member of Parliament for Win
nipeg, had nn Interview with Sir John A,
Macdonald in relation to tho sale of Domin
ion lands advertised the 10th Inst., at Winni
peg. It will bo remembered the sale was
postponed for a month. Mr. Scott on be
half of tho settlers on school lands asks that
tho Government abandon the sale, and In
stead lix a reasonable (nice on the lands
which they will willingly pay. He stales
Hintitintty of the parties alfecled have been
InpotCsesslon of Uio propety for years, and
have made valuable Improvements. They
nro In every sense of tho word bona tide set
tlers. and he urges that they should bo
treated as snob by the Government.
Mr. itoval, M. P., Is expected hero shortly
to Interview the Government In behalf of tho
Jled River settlers. He will ask that their
claims he submitted to tho commission now
inquiring into the validity of other claims at
Winnipeg.
Tho City Assessment Commissioner has
prepared his annual report. The assessment
reaches SU),tWB,tWO, He remarks that there
Is an Increase of sllß,slo of real estate and
$109,800 of personal property, making a total
Increase of S-wr.oto over the assessment for
1881. The outlook for real estate in Ottawa
Is much better today than it was a year ago.
.Many sales have takifn place at fair prices,
especially In the western section of tho city,
hut a slight Improvement Is felt in all parts.
Owners of real estate are hoidmgout for bet
ter prices, while those wanting property
have been cxpeetlngto obtain It cheaper. Con
sequently tho sales are not so numerous ns tho
demand would Indicate. Tho number of va
cant houses Is much less than a year ago.
He respectfully calls tho attention of tho
Connell to tho desirability of taking some
steps towards having tho present law of as
sessment amended so far us relates to tho as
sessment of personal property. Thu busi
ness-man who invests, say, 3i>,000 or 350,000
In business Is compelled to pay a tax on the
lull amount thereof, while thomaii who in
stead of engaging in business invests his
capital in mortgages or securities Is only
asked to pay upon the Interest derived from
the same, or. In other words, the man in
business pays upon Ids full capital while Uio
man out of business onlv pays upon Uio in
terest of his capital. This Is certainly not
much encouragement to the employment of
capital in business undertakings, ami. in his
opinion, acts very unjustly towards tho man
of enterprise.
One hundred men left the city last night
for shanties In the Georgian flay district.
Tho Assize Court opened to-day before
Justice Wilson. The murder cases will hard
ly be called before the end of the week.
MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE.
. Special DUpateh to The Chicago TH&unc.
Montreal, Oct O.—A sad event has be
come known in Montreal, being tho disap
pearance of Mr. Charles E, Bourne, tho
Treasurer for many years of tho Montreal
Telegraph Company. That gentleman has
been very down-spirited for some time, hav
ing been among tho number of olllclnls who
lost their situations by tho late amalgama
tion, Ho was a gonial, kindly gentleman,
ami, should any misadventure have befallen
him, he will ho mourned by a largo circle of
irlomls. Opinions are divided on tho theo
ries ns to Air. Bourne’s disappearance, some
believing that he grew desperate over his
altered fortunes, and that he has been rash
enough to bid farewell to a life struggle.
01110111 believe that helms left for tho United
Stales, and that he will not beeaslly discour
aged. An Investigation is at present going
on Into his accounts, and, us the sure had to
he opened by a gentleman from Toronto
who was cognizant of the combination lucks,
tho latter-named theory may be correct. Ills
family recently went to New Brunswick to
reside, amt It Is not known whether they
were acquainted with tho disappearance or
not. Some of thotelCgraph people cling to Urn
hope that Mr. Bourne Ims merely gone off
suddenly to visit his family, ile was promi
nent as a music amateur, amt was Secretary
of tho Philharmonic Association. Socially
ho held a very high position, amt was very
much beloved by all who met him. It is
said that examination of tho hooks leaves no
doubt but that the cause Is his having am
nroprlated funds belonging to the company,
but to what amount is not dellnltly ascer
tained, but It Is expected It will be very con
siderable. It is believed that the unfortunate
gentleman had lost money in speculation.
The greatest fears are entertained that ho
may have put an end to his life.
TOUONTO.
Sptclal DlipaUh (a The Chieaoo Trtbunt.
Toiioxto, Oct o.—At tho regular mooting
of Uio Ministerial Association It was decided to
transmit a copy of tlio city paper containing
reports of tlio memorial services in the Met
ropolltnn Church to tlio memory of the Into
President (Jarlleld, together with a letter
from tlio President of the Association.
Tlio Otobc’s correspondent, who accom
panied Lord Lorno in Ids trip to the North
west, describing Uio Saskatchewan Valley,
says; “That I have not overstated the char
acter of the country through which wo have
traveled, I would ask tho reader to look for
proof In somu of Lord Lome’s replies to Uio
addresses, that have been presented to him.
ills Lxeolleney is no illppant talker, anxious
only to make a tavorable Impression upon
thoso who for (ho timu being happen to bo
his audience, but a very earnest thinker and
worker, lids 1 is no mere holiday pleasure
trio so far as ho and Ids parly are concerned,
but a careful ‘voyage of discovery and In
vestigation.’ llu himself and all those with
him are hard at work, and everything—pleas
uru mid oven comfort—aro mane subservient
to tho real business of tho Journey—the thor
ough investigation of Uio character and re
sources of the country, and tlio condition,
wants, and necessities of its inhabitants,
both white aim red.”
TIE DAZZLED THEM.
Sfitial Dltpateh to 77m Chicago Tribune,
Montiikal, Oct. ti—An Englishman, styl
ing himself dipt, Howard Hassul, lias been
victimizing storekeepers, hotelkeepers,
boarding-housekeepers, and every one uiso
from whom lie could get anything without
cash, ito brought a letter of inlroo nctlou to
a prominent merchant from a well-known
linn In London, England, and by this means
obtained extensive credit and Wits enabled to
live in style. Hu married a Canada girl only
15 years of age and of very respectable
parentage. She has followed him to Bos
ton.
VATUKII O’CON’NOU,
Bptetal DUpaUh la The Chicago THbuni,
Hamilton, Oct. o,—Father O’Connor, who
claims to be an ex-prlest, and Is lecturing
against Humanism throughout the country,
according to tho newspaper* is gaining a
very unenviable ronniutlon. He lectured In
Orangeville, ami the Advertiser says “if lie
was nut drunk ho, acted very like n drunken
limn,” widle his language was positively In
decent.
' RELIEF FOR IRELAND.
Opttlit iAipatfh to Th* Chicago JVlbuH#,
DuuuquK, lu., Oct, o,—Tom Cavanaugh,
Secretary of Dubuque branch of the Land
lasagne, sent olf today %iOO to Ireland. Ho
nos made several other remiUances.
Lo( the poor sufferers jrom female complaints
take courage and rejoice that u painless remedy
baa been found. Wo refer to Lydia K. Pink
barn's Vegetable Compound. It is prepared at
Western avenue. Lynn, Mass, bund to Mrs.
riukbam far uuuipbluu.
rte; FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1881—TWELVE PAGES.
POLITICAL.
Another Chapter on the Manner
of Conducting the Ohio
Campaign.
The Tilden-Bookwaltcr Combination
Distributing Vast Sums of
Money.
Minnesota Democrats Go Through
the Form of Nominating
a Ticket.
Three Hundred Prohibition Keprosentu-
Utcs Sleet In Council nt In*
dlntiapolls, Iml.
A Very Small Attendance at the Green
back Camp-Meeting at Jack
son, Mich.
OHIO.
Special Dlipalth to 'The Chicago Tribune.
Con’MiiL's, 0., Dot. o.—Another chapter in
the manner of conducting tho political cam
paign in Ohio by tile Tlldeu-llookwalter
combination lias leaked out, and it may bn
said not a moment too soon to bo of ad
vantage to the Republicans. For several
days there hasbcenanntiecahlcqnlutaround
tho Democratic quarters, and 11 was given
out that the work of tho committee and the
literary bureau had ended. The Democrats
hovering around on the street-cornel's wore
dejected expressions on their faces, while
thoconlidencoof tho Kepubllcan.s Increased
proportionately. -11 now transpires that
this apparent apathy on tho part
of tho Democratic managers was tho pro
gram mado out with n view of deceiving tho
Republican Committee. It appears that Mr.
llookwaller, Hinting that tho tide setting
against him threatened his complete over
throw, and that the only hope of success left
was in the free and unstinted use of money,
a private consultation was held n few days
ago, thu result of which was tho donation of
u large sum of money. Thu same night the
majority of tho committee having .Mr.
IJookwultcr’s Interest to look after
left Uie city, and are yet absent.
Lust night Mr. Mookwnlter held another
consultation, when more funds wero placed
In the hands of thu Chairman of tho com
mittee, Mr. llookwnlter leaving at midnight
with a view of working tho Licking County
Fair today. At an early hour this morning
there was apparently great activity about
tho Democratic quarters, nml it was dis
covered that tho ward politicians, who had
heretofore shown no interest, were en
thusiastic, and nt once went on the streets
advocating tho election of thu Democratic
ticket. Among the number who received
money from tho Mookwuller-Tilden
fund today wore a small num
ber of renegade Republicans, some
of whom have been pensioners fur
years. Fiom reliable Democratic authority,
It Is learned that .Mr. Ilonkwalter will place
SIOO,OOO whore It will do tho must good If tho
committee think such an outlay necessary to
secure tho Gubernatorial chair. It Is also
stated that Mr. Tilden’s interest in tho Ohio
campaign Ims revived, and that he has con
tributed liberally to tho campaign fund. lie
is specially interested in tho Democrats
gaining tho control of tho Legislature,
which would rcdlstrlct tho State for Con
gressional purposes, Insuring a Democratic
majority In the Ulilo delegation. By aid
ing In this manner, it is claimed Unit
Mr. Tllden can rightfully claim tho support
of tho Democratic Congressmen two years
lionce. The RepqJUleuns wero today awak
ened to thu danger threatening tho success of
Iho party on Tuesday next. During the day
dispatches have been received from various
points detailing thu work being done by thu
Tllden-Uookwalteragonts. Tho reports are
of such a character as to place beyond all
question tho fact that these secret emissaries
arc working In every county,nut school dis
trict in Ohio, aiding tho I’ruliibltlonists in u
substantial way with a view of reducing ttio
Republican vote hi all Um close or doubtful
districts. To save this (Franklin) county
there has been uniosl lavish outlay during
thu day, amt. as a lending Democrat re
marked, thu moral sensibilities of a Tam
many Chief would have been shocked to have
witnessed thu reckless distribution ot thu
swag. It Is not an idle assertion to say that
tho Democrats have an abundance of money
—much mure, in fact, than they ever had In
a Presidential struggle. While tho Repub
lican managers wero aware that tho Tllden
combination were working hard, they wero
not prepared to butiuvo that money was be
ing so freely given out or that thorn
were so many agents at work ns tho develop
ments ot today indicate. To overcome the
very corrupt Inlluences that have marked
Mr. nookwaller’s lino of march shorn hu
bought Ids nomination, a very full Republic
an vote must bo polled on Tuesday next.
Republicans arc snlticlont In number to elect
tho entire Statu ticket and both branches of
thu Legislature, if they cun bu awakened
and gut to thu polls. Unless this can be done,
It Is not probaulu that tho same means used
to secure his nomination will fall to buy the
oxocutlvo chair.
MINNESOTA.
Sj»«fal Dispatch to T7ie Chicago TrtimM.
St. Paul, Minn., Oct. o.—Tho Democratic
Convention today wgs a tamo and spiritless
affair. Tho nominations were made only for
tho sake of going through tho motions. Tho
nominee for Governor, Gen. W. Jl. Johnson,
Is a retired army oflleer, who was on
Thomas'stalf, and has written his life. Ho
Is not an active politician, and will bo a more
dignified lignrohend to tho ticket. Tho rest
of the ticket was nmUu up on tho principle
of giving oftlccs by acclamation to anybody
who would tako them. The only actum upon
tho candidates that Ims any signification was
tho recommendation to support of tho Dum
cratio voters of tho present Supremo Court
Judges, including Grconleaf and Clark, de
feated In Republican Convention. Thu action
took tlds form because Clark had refused to
permit Ids name to go before tho Con
vention for actual nomination. Sumo of tho
delegates from Hennepin Couniy, tho homo of
Judge Van Derburg, Clark’s opponent, op
posed this action, but it was carried by ac
clamation, and with cheers. Ills thought
many Kcpubiicuns who are dissatisfied with
the bargain by which- Van Derlim-gwas nom
inated will veto for Clark. Thu resolutions
are almost entirely devoted to tho burnt ques
tion, Ignored by tho ituimhlicmi Convention
hist week. They declare that the Democratic
party now, os in P»r»U, Is opposed to repudia
tion and In favor of the payment of the Imnds.
Thu convention all the same smothered a
resolution commending Gov. Pillsbnry for
proposing aspccilie plan of settlement. There
was a large repudiation element in tho con
vention, hut It consented to these resolutions
hi the hope to discredit and embarrass (ho Jlu
publlcans. Thu following are the resolutions
adopted:
WiiKioas, Tbo Democratic State Convention
In IWO embodied in Its platform of iirhiulptus tbo
following—to-wlts •• First, Unit It is tbo duty of
the ouoplo of Minnesota to preserve invluluiu
the faith and credit pt the timtej sououd, that
tbu doctrine ut repudiation mmouncud by tho
lU-piibilcuo parly is oho which Is abhorrent to
tho Democracy, and must receive tho condem
nation of the honest musses; third, that wo
pledge tho Democratic party of Minnesota to
honorably and promptly moot uh obligations
rusting upon bor rt i umi.
WitdUKAS, Tho Uupublloun Convention which
lately held its session In this city utterly Ignored
lit Its deliberations all allusion to tbo proposed
settlement of tho titale railroad bonds, u ques
tion Involving tho honor and reputation of tho
titatu: therefore.
Uesulmt. That tho principle* of tbo Democratic
party us tibuvu reproduced from tho platform
adopted by the Htato Convention in JMu aru
hereby rvalllrmed. and. we hereby express tho
hope that tbo l.egislaturo of tbo titatu, soon to
assemble In special session, will by prompt and
practical legislation snlvo this problem.
ifcuohwl, That wo express our sincere grlof for
tbo untimely death of President Uurlluld, and
our utter horror at tbO 'Wlckoa assuslnutlon by
whleli bp was removed from life, and wo horuby
lender our heartfelt sympathy to his boruuved
family.
Jtomliwi, That we rualllrm tho political princi
ples announced by tho Democratic Cuuvetitlon
which nominated tVhulnld ti. Hancock.
'i'ho following is tbo ticket nominated:
(lovcrno.*, (ion. U. W. Johnson; Lieutenant-
Governor, F. I*. Ihunnm, of St. Cloud; Au
ditor, Rudolph Lohmicko, of Stillwater;
Secretary of Statu, A. .1. Lamberton, of St.
I’oter: Treasurer, .John F, Russell, of Umis
tou < minty: Attorney-General, George N.
Maxtor, of Klee County; Railroad Commis
sioner, U. S. Cook, of Uwaiontm.
INDIANA.
SpttM DliPrtKH Irt T hi Chicago Trlhunf.
Indianapolis, Iml., Oot. tk— I The (Irnnd
Connell of tlio Stntu Temperance Union
met this nflcrnoon in this city with about
hOO delegates present. In his npunlm; ad
dress President Gcitlsli said Iho Prohibition-
Isls want no more license laws, hut are de
manding absolute prnhihitton. Thu question
before iho next Legislature would be. not
whether the liquor trulllc shall bo prohibited,
but whether the people shall bo allowed to
vote on the question. Thu party that places
itself in favor cf the minority nr against
iho majority wilt go to t thu wall.
“Wo shall for tho time ' forget our
past relations with poUlleal parties, and
for the next few years devote ourselves to the
public good. If wo shall not succeed In the
present crisis, wo will continue our work till
Iho crack of doom.”
Tho Secretary’s report showed Hint County
Councils have been organized during tho
past year in thirty-seven counties, and that
there are only six counties in the State that
have not reported prohibitory organizations
of some kind. During the year the Secre
tary received for the general fund $1,*130.19.
The expenses of carrying on tho general
work ami the salary exceed the receipts by
The session of (he council will con
tinue during thu rest of the week.
The Committee on Nominations reported
the following list of otllcurs for tho ensuing
year, which was agreed to: President. Dr.
(5. W. F. Gerrlsh, of Seymour; First Vice-
President. W. 11. Trained,Huntingdon; Sec
ond Vice-President, John W. Copier, Cov
ington; Third Vice-President, W. M. Lord,
Princeton; Corresponding Secretary, M. F.
Shlel: Recording Secretary, John 11. Whit
son; Treasurer. F. C. Atkins.
Tim Itev. F. W. Simpson, of Delaware
County, was authorized to name n commit
tee of live ministers to wake up tho prohibi
tion interests In the churches, anti the fol
lowing resolution was adopted upon recom
mendation of thu Committee on IMatform:
Wu declare that tho people of tho Slnto havo n
fundamental right to express themselves upon
nil questions, and that they havo u right to bo
hoard on tho question of prohibition. Wo hero
declare that wo will only vote for such candi
dates lor our next. Legislature us will openly
pledge themselves to work and vote for thu sub
mission of tho resolution passed by tho last Leg
islature on that question, and, It there is no
eamliuutuor that kind nominated by either of
tho political parties, wo herebypleduc ourselves
to place such a candidate before thopoople.uml to
work and veto for tho same. Wo further de
clare that tho-denial of such n right byntiy
Legislature Is tyrannical, and such a distrust of
tho people as should arouse tho fears of any
man for ‘tho liberties of his country. There
fore, as temperance men who arc willing to sub
mit to and nbido by tho decision of tho voters of
our Slate, wo pledge our sucrod honor to stand
by tho foregoing resolutions.
MICHIGAN.
Special DUpatch to The Chicago Tribune.
Jackson, Mich., Oct. <l.—For some time
the Oreenbnckers have been preparing for a
grand camp-mccllne here, and their arrange,
incuts provided for a largo crowd. This Is
tho opening day, but the prosperity of tho
country, or some other reason, keeps tho Na
tional-fund haters away. Tho attendance Is
very slim. W. 11. Chile welcomed tho small
gathering In a long speech, ami ho was fol
lowed by Col, Norton, of Chicago. This
closed tho first day’s disappointment.
WISCONSIN.
Spretal DbpateA to The Chicago Trftmru.
Galena, lit., Get. (s. —Tho Republican
Convention of tlio Twelfth Senatorial Dis
trict of Wisconsin, comprising tho Counties
of Lafayette and Green, assembled nt Monroe
yesterday afternoon, and on tlio thirty-sec
ond ballot Cnpt. A. W. Randall, of JMrod
henil. Green County, was nominated for tho
State Senate. J. R. Trent, A. C. Dodge, and
F. Scott wero appointed a Senatorial Com
mittee.
IOWA. •
flptclal ZXtPdteh to The Chicago lYtotin*.
DunuquK, In., Oot n,—L. G. Nlnno, Demo
cratic nominee for Governor, addressed a
small crowd nt the court-house this evening
on tlio issues of tho hour. Democracy nt
this time is considerably mixed In tills coun
ty. and his speech awakened no sympathy
whatever. Tills Is tho tlrst meeting held
since tho campaign opened.
CONNECTICUT.
llAmFoni), Conn., Oct. o.—Returns from
107 towns which hold Ldoctlons Monday show
that tho Republicans carried 90, tho Demo
crats ftl: evenly divided *25. Tills Is a Repub
lican gain.
A GERMAN PRINCE.
Ho TitniN Ucor-Sllttgci* lu n Pittsburg
Niilooii.
Spteltl Dltralch to The Chicago ZVttmni.
PiTTHiuma, Pa., Ocl. tl.~ThoDrbprlutor of
a beer-shop Ims had In his employ for tho
past eight years a man who, when he came
to hire, gavo hjs name as Andrew Snlm. ■ lie
soon proved that ho was superior In all re
spects to the position ho occupied, being a
talented linguist and a musician of no ordi
nary ability. Very little attention was paid
to tho man, however, ns ho was much addict
ed to tho llowlng bowl. lie was allowed
to pursno tho oven tenor of his
way without questioning, until some
days ago ho received a draft on
tho Hrst National Hank of this city forSSOO.
Tho draft was In favor of Prince Salm-Salm,
and was duly honored noon presentation.
Ho still retains ids old position, refusing to
divulge any of his past history, hut designs
in tho near tiiiuro to upon a riding-school
fur ladles. Some of his frlendslntlmatolhat
he belongs to one of tho oldest and richest
titled tamiiles in Germany. Why ho left
homo Is a mystery. Why ho remained so
lung incog Is another.
CHARCOAL IRON.
lloprosoutullvcN of tlio lutorcsl Will
itlerl In Clnclmmtl Today.
Special Dispatch to Ths Chicago Trtimnf.
Cincinnati, O m Oct. (k—Tho United
Status Association of charcoal-iron makers
will hold its annual mooting in this city, be
ginning tomorrow. Tho Association will bo
in session for u week. Its members nro
scattered tlirungh every Statu in tbo Union.
About goo delegates, many of them with
their ladies, will bo in attendance, at tho
meeting. A largo numbor have arrived to
night.l Tho association will bt welcomed by
Urn Mayor of tho city at. College Hall. Tho
President, Col, George D.Wiesking, of I’uun
sylvanlu, will respond. An excursion will
lie made tho tirst of next week to tho Hang
ing Ruck iron region, and tho principal fur
naces visited, Tho local committees on re
ception of delegates, order of business, etc.,
held meetings today. Important sessions
aru anticipated. The members of tho Asso
ciation have unbounded faith in tho future
of charcoal iron.
CALLED TO ACCOUNT.
bptctal Dispatch to The Chicago 3ttbun*»
Ottawa, ill. Oct. o.— Mayor Young ami
the several Aldermen of the city wore served
with mandamus summons issued from the
United Slates District Court at Chicago to
appear on the third Monday of Qrtober and
show cause why they should not* lined fur
fulling to provide fur Urn paymortKk several
small JudjhueuUi recently übirfirdiy against
the .city in the wuter-nowormMs These
judgments aggregate y1*3,000,
RIVER AND CANAL IMPrSBeNT.
Special Dupatt* io The UdcayAFibuii*.
Davunuoiit, la., Oct. 6.—President J. M.
Haller of Ueuesco, the Hun. L, D. Whitney
of TUkllwn, T. J, Hoberson of flock Island,
and Edward Kussull of Davenport, members
of the Mississippi and Illinois Klvur and
Cnnui Improvement Commission, met at the
Harper House, Hock Island, today, Especial
attention was directed to the matterof bring
ing tho proposed canal from Hennepin to
Hock Island before the notice of Congress.
It was decided to send pamphlets ami maps
to every Congressman, also to make u milled
utfort to secure subscriptions. Hitherto Urn
o.xitunse itas been borne by two or three cities,
ft was determined to cull on all the interest
cd places lo help, especially on Chicago. Tho
commission proposes lo make an active cam
paign this wlulor tutd thoroughly Inform tlio
people on tlio object of tho cniml.
CRIMINAL NEWS.
A H.VNK-UOimr.U IDUNTIPIKD.
Sp«tol Jmj'dfeh to The Chicago TVUiuni.
Cincinnati. 0., Oct. d.—Mr. Richardson,
of Galesburg, 111., Is licit*, uml Img recog
nized John Larnoy, alios Motllu Miilelics, ns
ono of tho men who robbed tho Hank of
(lalnsbiirg of 510,000 In tlio year tm Moltio
Mittohes was arrest on Saturday Immediately
after tho theft had been reported of 810,000
In bonds from cx-Slato Senator Carton, of
this city. It was thought at first that ho was
tho man who engaged tho President of tho
bank In conversation while a confederate got
away with tho bonds. Tho President, while
he (a Inclined lo the belief that Matches
was the man, could not positively Identify
him ns such, and prosecution was thus ron
dered Impossible. It Is the belief of the de
tectives that Mulches was one of tho party
who did the Job, bat they are not certain that
be was one of the men who were In tho
bank. He Is one of the smartest thieves In
the country, llupentcd elforts have been
made to get some imfnter ontoMdm, but he
Is too sly to bo led Into any trap. Ho lives
hi Cleveland, where ho has property, Tho
gentleman from (lalesbnrg positively Idenli
lies him as one of the men who robbed tho
bank In lhatelty in IRJO. He will be taken
there tor-trial. He Is also wanted In Detroit,
and In several other places. *
“AMUSEMENT.”
Little Rome. Ark., Ocl. o.—Tho Gazette’*
Pino Rhilt special gives tho following
particulars of an unfortunate alfalr: There
was a negro wedding near the city last night
Pred Nelss, of this city, with ono or two
other-white men, in company with several
negroes, lu a spirit of •‘amusement” .sere
naded the newly wedded pair and attempted
nn entrance into tho house, which tho bride
groom forbade. They persisting, ho turned
loose a double-barreled shotgun on the
parly, wounded Nelss In tho breast, face, and
neck, and slightly wounded another of tho
party. Nelss’ wounds are mortal.
forgiven.
Special Dtwatch to The Chicago Tribunt*
Buadioiid, Pa., Oct. 'll.— William I’.
Branch, tho defaulting financial manager of
tho American Transfer Company, lias re
turned from Canada, and, It Is said, will re
sume his old position, tin company being
satisfied with Urn restitution lie is to make.
Branch was the leading spirit in securing tho
minions to the railroad rebate system,
through which tho Standard Oil Company
made so much 11101103*. in transporting petro
leum from tho oil regions. It Is not ho
iieved here timt his case will ever come to
trial.
HUMAN BRUTES.
Lancaster, Pa., Oct. o.— Edward Sanders
and Philip lingers, two notorious characters
of this city, last night forced ttiotr way Into
tho room of Mrs. Mary Seymour, and in the
presence of her three children Sanders crim
inally assaulted her. The woman struggled
desperately to escape, ami at length succecd
%l, Sanders following her into tho street,
Knocking her down several times. Mrs. Sey
mour escaped to n neighbor’s house, where
she died from tho elteet of her Injuries. Both
men were arrested.
AN ARISTOCRATIC HORSE-THIEF.
Hernando, Miss., Oct. o.— Edward
Thompson, arrested on a charge of stealing u
mule, was acquitted at midnight, lie is n
son of the late Admiral Thompson Klob, of
the British navy, ami a grandson of mo
British Admiral who led part of tho forces
under Nelson to tho buttle of Trafalgar.
Lady Thompson sent several hundred pounds
from London to a lawyer to defend her son,
who.it is said, has lived the life of a tramp
for several years.
FALSE PRETENSES.
Buffalo, Oct. (J,-.lolin 11. Blanchard,
formerly a well-known eallle-dcnler of this
city, wnsconvlcled today of false prcpmsvg,.
In having about two years ago purchased«
two cars of cuttle, ostensibly for Utica par
ties, and shipping them to Albany, where ho
disposed of them, receiving tho 11101103*, and
claiming to have been robbed on a train re
turning home.
A POLICEMAN SHOT.
Sputa I JJltmtch to Ths Chicago Tribune.
Dktiioit, 311 ch., Ocf. George Mills, n
member of the police force, was shot In tho
light side about P o'clock tills evening by a
vnfUun called Blind Mike while attempting
to arrest a- young desperado named Aclor.
31111 s was also severely beaten about tho
head, and bu Is In a critical condition.
•7EXXIE CRAMEIt.
New Haven, Conn., Oct. In tho Mal
loy trial today additional testimony was
given In support of tho alibi of James Mal
loy Jr.
KILLED IX A DIIUNKI3X BRAWL.
Las Vegan, N. M., Oct. o.—At Las Unas.
X. 31., last night James Little was shot and
killed while engaged In a drunken brawl.
ESCAPE.
Augusta, Ga., Oct. o.—Nino convicts
escaped from the penitentiary camp hero
yesterday, and still at large.
RESCUED FROM INDIAN SLAVERY.
Sax Buaxcisco, Oct. (I.— The Sydney pa
pers of Aug. 29 contain an account of tho
discovery and ransoming by an exploring ex
pedition on llouka Island, one of tho Salmon
groun, of an Kalian named Luigi Boero,
who had been held prisoner by the natives
for llficcn months. Ho and live others were
captured, held as slaves, and subjected to
the most horrible treatment. Alt succumbed
to tho 111-usage and died, except Boero and
perhaps one other, who was heard of, but
could not bo recovered.
CORNER-STONE LAYING AT ST. LOUIS.
St. Louis, 310,, Oct. O.—Tho corner-stone
of the now armory for the Slate 3111111 a Na
tional Guard was laid this morning by Gov,
Crittenden, amid appropriate ceremonies.
The Stale and civic dignitaries attended and
there was a grand military display, terminat
ing with a review of tho National Guards by
tho Governor.
EARTHQUAKE, *
X. 11., Oct. O.—A shock of oarth
quuko was felt here u llttlu after midnight.
It passed from west to east, ana mailu a noise
like the rumbling of n heavy train of cars,
and shook bullduigH perceptibly.
STEAMSHIP NEWS.
Qukkkbtow.v, Oct. o.—Arrived, the Baltic,
from New York.
New Youk, Oct. o.—Arrived, the Schles
wig, from London.
Tito Urooklyn llrldeo*
New \ omk, Out. ll—At the Octubur meeting of
tbs Trustees of tbo New York and Drooklyu
llrldgo today the IlnniiuliU report showed that
up to Kept. JJO tbo total receipts of the bridge
amounted to si:i.iai,l:&W, and tbo disburse
inuiitß to flii.lUS.TtU.tl. tenvlngSA7.!WJ. W on bund.
U was expected last spring that tbo bridgewould
Im rvudy tor use by tbo first of mm your, but
tbo eurprlslug fact was disclosed yesterday that
I,uu) urns of Btuol lit addition to that collod for
from tbo Kilgcmoru Iron Company would bo
needed, although tbo spuclllcatlous under tbo
contract with that company were supposed to
oovuraPUuu would bo required. Nooxplauu
tlon was given of the blunder by wblob Ibis ex
tra amount, equal to about nno-llltbof wbut
was previously estimated as sulllelont, was over
looked. tieverul members of tbo board, when
questioned as to why so muob extra stool was
nuodeU, expressed Ignonuieu beyond tbo fact
that the engineers bad allowed for It. Mr.
Henry C. Mnrpby said that tbo engineers bud
reserved tbo right to call for more steel, and,
when asked where tbo extra steel was needed,
be said: "All over," and tben turned away. The
extra steel will cost about eiOb.OtX). “
Domi Hradloy ami flto Tramp*
London U'urM.
■ One story about tbu now Hean of Westminster
husuoi yet, 1 believe, found Us way Into print.
Hu was on onb occasion staying wltti the
Arnolds. In Westmoreland, wiien a plunlo was'
being celebrated. Lots were drawn as to wpo
'BUuulU stay tit home and •• mind the house, ** and
Uiu ottleu full |u Hr. llradley, On Urn return of
tbu pionlo party bo remarked Unit "Uwusa
very good thing ho bud staid behind, as a
tramp nod tried tils best to pet In through tbo
druwiug*iooui window, and would bavodoneso
hud It not been fur him." Tbu tramp, us most
pooplti endowed with Imagination would have
guessed, was tbu pout Wordsworth.
THE WEATHER.
Two Farmors in Virginia- Loss Sixty
Barnfuls of Tobacco by tho
Frost,
Dnningo to Shipping on the At*
luntlc Coast by n Severe
Gale.
Vennor Predicts a Storm Period for This
Section Abont the 16th
and 16tb.
rnosT.
Richmond, Vn., Get. o.—Tho frost last
night was vory general throughout the
State, and did Incalculable damage, especial
ly to tho tobacto Crop. At least one-half o(
tho standing cron has been destroyed; hi
some counties tho condition Is oven worse.
Rut 111110 of tho crop has been cut and
housed. Ono farmer Is reported ns losing
80,000 plants, while tlio Jolnt’loss of two otla
ora Is estimated nt what” vould tilt sixty
barns.
Ciiatileston, S. G., Oct. o.—Telegram!
from Northern South Carolina report frost
last night, and another expected tonight
The late growth of cotton will bo destroyed.
Danville, Vn., Oct. (l.—The tobacco crop
is Injured by frost.
, Raleuih, N. U„ Oct. o.—Tho tobacco crop
Iti this section Is reported badly injured by
tlio first frost lust night.
J * HEAVY 11AINS.
> LasVeoas, N. M., Oct. o.—Tho heavy
rains of yesterday and last night greatly
damaged tho Atchison, Topeka & Santa ft
Railroad, and trafllc south of here U Imlefi.
nltly suspended. In tho RIo Grande and Uni
listen Valleys washouts are numerous. In
many places , tho road-bed is covered with
great piles of sand. Rain Is falling heavily
tonight.
VENNOII'S GUESSES.
Monthral, Oct. n.—To the Editor of tht
Xcto York Time*: A general storm period
of severity is probable about the loth and
UJth of tho present month in tho southern
and western sections of tho United States
amt also in the Upper Lake region and niori
lime provinces in Canada. Wintry weatuer
in Newfoundland. Ueniiv U. vennou.
A SEVERE GALE.
Fortress. Monroe, Oct. «, —A gale Tue*
day night and Wednesday handled severe!/
tho smaller craft on the coast. Nearly all
report losses of snjts and spars, and some
were driven ashore. One schooner lost seven
men and another two. Life-saving crewi
rescued many seamen.
SIGNAL SERVICE.
Office op the Chief Signal Officer-'
Washington*, D. C., Oct. 7—l. a. in,— Tim
Chief Signal Oilier furnishes the following
special bulletin:'
Tim barometer Is highest on the Carolina
coast, and lowest in the Missouri Valley.
The temperature has fallen from seven to
cloven degrees in tho Gulf States. Else
where it has risen—in New England and the
Middle Atlantic States from sis to lifteeu
degrees; in the Luke region from four
to fourteen degrees; in the Ohio Valley
and Tennessee-from Stolfi degrees. Hitln
Ims fallen since the last report in the Upper
Lake region. A rainfall of 1.05 inches in
the last eight hours is reported from Browns
ville. The winds In Now Kngland amltlie
.Middle Atlantic States nro southwesterly, la
the South Atlantic States northeasterly, amt
in the Gulf States easterly; olsewheie from
east to south. Partly cloudy weather nml
ruin will probably prevail in the Lake region
today and tomorrow.
For tho and Tennessee, fair
weather, except local rains in the northern
portion, ; s6ntlleriy winds, lower barometer,
and stationary or higher temperature.
For the Lake region, partly cloudy weath
er and rain, southerly winds, tower barome
ter, and stationary or higher temperature.
For the Upper Mississippi and Missouri
Valleys,, partly cloudy weather and rain, ex
cept fair weather in the southern portion;
southerly winds, stationary or lower barome
ter, and stationary or higher temperature.
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Tat) Stories or Old Ago*
London JJUmtlch to Uvtruoo.
From Brazil come* a utory of u mulatto worn*
an having uloa at ino u»re or Itfl yearn.
.
ust UI
tlio Ootu wnn •* lumbered to uiaki
Iowan
holiday." so
bin uurortunuto old colored lady
Beuma to buve boon killed to fnrtttab
forth a
newspaper pa
nigra
nb. ThU t« u
pity, becuutu
holiday." eo (bln mifortunuto old colored lu<l>’
seems to buve boon killed to furnish forth a
newspaper paragraph. This Is a pity, because
Bho would uuvo answered the purpose Ju»i «s
troll in u couple of hundred yours' Kmc, It the
newspaper tolling (bo tale could have bud ps*
tlouco to wait. 800 IB said to have lust her sight
at thu ugu of HW, ,but to havo recovered
It somewhat lutur. Jler death wan brought
about by a full from a bench, so that there is
really no knowing bow mug she might have
lived if the liruxil paper bad not urruuged thut
fatal fall, Thu subject of longevity Is always
being disputed, some persons being credulous
of oil sorts of wonders and others being as shop*
tlcul us tbo tale Bir.G. Curiiuwnit Lewis. The
ease of the liruallluii mulatto Is put in tbe shade
by that of Johunuos db Tnnipnrlbus, who. uc*
cording to Blow; dled'ln thu your kill, at the age
of iidl. Unfortunately, that was not an ugu of
statistics, mid marvelous statements were sup*
piled. A native of Jlcngul Is said to have died
In 1/JM ni the ago uf itUO; but here again
Uistunco uf plucn la as Important an element
us distance of lime In the other instance, in
a native of Kverereech. Somerset, is reported n>
have died aged Uuu. In the latter end of tbe lust
century death ut tho age of ITS or tboreubuut
seems not to hnvu been uncommon, but us»e
come nenrvtt to onr own times ths records ere
fewer, until now we arc obliged to go to. Urasil
for a striklus Instance of extreme age. The
moral would appear in be that, if in a time of
registration and research this class uf wonders
had become extinct, the former statements with
regard to them were myths, i'crtmp* life was so
dull In those sluw times that a man put his sen*
sullous Into figures, and thought he bud lived 34
years Instead of Tu.
llorsfurd’* Afld PUospliata .
Makes a much more delicious <usld driiik tbnn
lemons or limes, at the samo ilmo ply mg to Iba
system tbu Invigorating phosphates.

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