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.* n fr The democracy of Silver Bow county stands as one man "pat" upon the ticket, The utmost harmony and unanimity ot feel ing prevail. The majority for the ticket will reach 300 and upwards. Its new charter makes Deadwood the long est city in the world. By its provisions it excludes the most populous part of the town and makes the balance of it 32 miles long. Deadwood is entitled to the banner, ' The court martial in the Whittaker case preferred a request to the secretary of war , for permission to sit a greater number ol hours each day in order to get through with the trial before the World's Fair opens in New York. . I Our evening cotemporary is uot satisfied with I the democratic ticket. We would think there was something wrong about it if it received f praise at its hands: The best evidence we j have that it is the winning ticket lies in the fact that our neighbor acorss the way attacks Û it with a bitterness and venom born only of , desperation. The Inter Mountain of last evening says i ''that Mr. Lou P. Smith neglected his official 1 duties last winter to visit the capital to log I roll against the division bill." Mr. Smith's j answer to the above is that it is a wilful and I malicious falsehood without a shadow of , foundation in fact. Next. Mr. S. Marehesseau is one of the heaviest . merchants, an educated and refined gentle I man which, added to bis acknowledged prob ! bity of character and business quai ideations, nuke him the most invincible candidate upon the ticket. Mr. Marehesseau will get there by about 400 majority. Silver Bow county is assured iu having a number one set of officers to start in with. The enthusiasm with which the democratic ticket is received by all the democrats and the two or three hundred conscientious republicans who are disgusted with the man ner in which the cut and dried republican ticket was forced upon them, assures its elec tion by 300 to 500 majority. Our candidates for County Commissioners are men who are so well and favorably known that the mere mention of their names is suf ficient to inspire confidence iu the safe and economical administration of the affairs of our young county. Mr. Chris. Nissler is one of the heaviest tax-payers in the county. His honesty is not doubted and his qualifica tions are admitted. He will be elected and Silver Bow county will have a Commissioner of which it may be proud. The Blackstone who presides over the law department of the Inter Mountain affects to believe that Mr. Smith, when elected Sheriff of this county, as he surely will be, can bold office in both counties. We do uot hold our selves responsible for the obtuseness of the Inter Mountain, nor shall we at this late hour attempt to teach it wherein it is wrong. The law that we published iu yesterday morning's Minsk is so plain upon the point in question that the "wayfaring mau though a fool need not err therein." It will be noticed, however, by our people that Mr. Smith and his family are still here and that the time has passed whereir he may gain a residence in Deer Lodge county and retain the office of sheriff therein. Tlie Inter Mountain s attack on Mr. D. J. Welch, the democratic candidate for treasurer, has gained for that gentleman at least 200 votes in the couuty. If the canvass could continue two weeks longer, and the Inter Mountain should be permitted to champion the cause ot its party for the time, the democratic ticket would be carried by at least 1,000 majority. Mr. Welch has lived too long on the west side to be injured by the assaults of the Inter Mountain. Those who know him best and who have known him the longest, are his warmest personal friends. His character as au honest man is above re proach, his qualifications for tt.e office to which he will be elected, aie unquestionable, and the mud-tlirowing of the Inlet Mountain cannot sully the one nor detract from the other. ; t , ; , ■ dtp $ . ing 1st it the the or The Inter Mountain, forced to tlie wall by the Miser, admits that that plank in the re publican platform to which the Ml.s iin took exceptions, referred to the early history of the counties in the territory, or, iu other words, to the pre-bistoric ages. We accept the apology of our candid cotemporary. The flattering financial condition of every coun ty in the territory makes that particular plank appear rather awkward—using a mild word— but as it has been stereotyped and patented by our republican friends, and used by them for the last generation or two, it may be kept standing in the columns of their papers with out benefit to themselves or harm to the de mocracy. It is not intended for home con sumption but merely designed to capture credulous pilgrims. It won't work. Better take it out. Recent dispatches state that Conkiing is hobnobbing with democratic senators. This audacious familiarity of the great stalwart with his political enemies is producing an uneasiness in the ranks of the "masculines" that is being rapidly developed into pro nounced anger, it is reported that Conk ling's manifestations of„ affection for demo crats are so marked and unblushingly dis played that not a few of his old political as sociate* in the senate are being seriously affected with a peculiar disease known as mental meningitis. With hair erect and glaring eyes each fevered "masculine" sits bumped upon bis seat watching a favorable opportunity to spring upon the New York Boa. Bat they don't do it. In the mean while the snarling complaints of the many, and the defiant growl of tlie one, make sweet wile to democratic ears. to lar an The people of Silver Bow county are rest ing under many obligations to the democratic convention that completed its labors on the 1st inst., in this city, for the very excellent ticket that it presented to them for their suf frages. Composed, as it is, of the names of gentlemen which are recognized in the com munity as among those of its best citizens, it bears upon its face the passport to the un divided suppoit of the voters of this couuty. Tlie old Jeffersonian test as to the honesty and capability of each candidate can be affirmatively answered. 'Ihe most important, though tlie least re munerative office, is that ot county commis sioner. In the selection of tlie names of gentlemen to form the board, the convention was singularly fortunate. Messrs. Downs, Nissler and Marehesseau, the nominees of the convention, are gentlemen of acknowledged ability and of unimpeachable integrity of character. Being largely interested in prop erty in Butte and vicinity, they are conse quently among our heaviest tax-payers. These facts, taken in connection with the known success that has attended them iu the management of their private allairs are sure and safe guarantees that the interests of the county will not be permitted to languish or suffer, if intrusted in their hands. No il legitimate contracts would be awarded, nor bills of doubtful character entertained by them. A vote given these geutlemeu is a vote for an intelligent and honest adminis tration of the affairs of Silver Bow county. Messrs. Downs, Nissler and Marehesseau will compose the first board oi commissioners for this new county. FOll SHEltIFF. Tlie name of Lou P. Smith is presented. This gentleman is too well and favorably known to the people of the county to need words of ours to introduce him to their no tice. His many noble, manly qualities, strict integrity of character, fine business attain ments aud oft-tried courage, recommend him to our citizens as a gentleman possessing all the essential elements of a iirst-class officer. Mr. Smith was elected sheritt of Deer Lodge county at tlie last general election by a ma jority of 250 votes over one of the most popu lar candidat ?s on the republican ticket. This endorsement by the people of Mr. Smith's fit ness for the sheriffalty will be duplicated next Monday. FOfi CLERK AN11 KEUOKDElt. the convention selected Mr. Silveu Hughes one of the most capable young men in the couuty as the caudidaie of the party. Mr. Hughes is thoroughly acquainted with the duties of the office, having ouce served as deputy recorder of Madisou couuty. To ac ceptably perform the intricate aud arduous duties devolving upon the incumbent oi this position it requires a man who is not only a good and rapid penman, but also a correct accountant and a master of book-keeping. These qualifications Mr. Hughes possess in an eminent uegree. A new aud complete set of books must be opened for this county aud our people cannot be too careful iu the selection of the person to whom this delicate duty must he entrusted. In voting tor Mr. Hughes for cierk and recerder they cannot possibly make a mistake. is as as FOll ASSESSOR. Every one who knows James C'adigau knows a gentleman wlio is thoroughly com petent to discharge the duties of assessor for our new county. We have known Mr. Cad igan for a number of years and found him to possess those qualifications that peculiarly fit him for the position for which the conven tion named him. Being honest in every sense of the word, and endowed with good, sound common sense, united to a superior judgment strengthened by an intimate ac quaintauce with tlie value of tlie several classes of property in the couuty, Mr. Cadi gan's nomination demonstrates the wisdom of tlie convention in choosing a candidate for this office. No doubt cau be entertained of his election for he is the right man for the place. FOll PROBATE JI IICE. The convention, recognizing the eminent fiLncss of Mr. Caleb E. Irvine for the posi tion made him its nominee for probate judge. As proof of the estimation in which the peo ple of Silver Bow county hold Mr. Irvine, it is only necessary to state that at the last gen eral election, though defeated in the old county by just one vote, he beat his oppo nent, Mr. Orreu Emerson iu Silver Bow county proper, over 200 votes. The Judge will have a walk-over at the approach ing election, for the people of the county cannot afford to lose the rare ability and love ot justice that he will bring to hear upou the discharge of the various duties pertaining to the office. Caleb E. Irvine will be the first probate judge of Silver Bow county. FOll TREASURER. Mr. D. J. Welch is named. Mr. Welch's qualifications for this position of trust are un disputed. During a long business career iu this and other west side counties, Mr. Welch has drawn to himself many warm, personal friends and ardent admirers. These repose unlimited confidence in the integrity of Mr. Welch, aud they will see that he "gets there." The convention but echoed the choice of the people when it nominated him for treasurer. The superior ability that ME Welch will ex hibit in conducting the business of the office will attest the wisdom of the party in select ing him for this responsible position. About 300 majority is the size of it. SUPERINTENDENT OF COMMON SCHOOLS. For tliis impsitant position Mr. Joseph H. Harper was nominated. Mr. Harper is a cul tured and refined gentleman, and beyond question tlie most suitable person whom the convention could have selected for the posi tion. Mr. Harper is a graduate of the Frank lin engineering school of New York city, in which he tangbt a class for some time. The nteresls of the common schools cf Silver AN lie to the as such and He May, of a all .... er he i Bow county would be placed in competent hands with Mr. Harper occupying the office of superintendent. Parents, and those who are deeply interested in the advancement of our school interests will see to it that Mr. Harper will be elected to the position for which his splendid attainments peculiarly fit him. Mr. Harper is one of the most accomplished sur veyors and mining attorneys iu this city. POU COUNTY SUBVEYOB Mr. N. B. Kiugellng is namedj This gen tleman is thoroughly qualified to satisfactorily discharge all the duties devolving upon [the incumbent of the office. Mr. It. is an expe rienced civil and mining engineer and an ac complished draughtsman. His success in It why tion one has ered ties the liis profession here is a guarantee of his supe- ciety llis election iu ex H. cul the in The rior qualifications for the office, is assured. FOll COltONEK Dr. J. Thompson, one of Butte's most popular and successful physicians, is named. There are frequently instances when a sudden death occurs that require the presence and attention of a skillful and experienced physician to determine the cause thereof. In all such cases that come properly within tlie province of the coroner to examine it will be seen at ouce that medical science and skill should be one of his accomplishments. Dr. Thompson possesses these qualifications, and tlie people knowing It will elect him to the office. Iu presenting tlie candidates of the demo cratic party to the people of Silver Bow county for their suffrages, we are not disposed to institute comparisons with those of the republican party, to the disadvantage of the latter. The gentlemen upon both tickets are for the most part old residents of the county, and generally well-known to tlie people therein. We simply claim for our ticket that it is composed of good men aud true, who are identified witli the interests of tlie coun ty, and will work for its prosperity and suc cess. That it is by far the better ticket of ■ihe two, and will receive the endorsement of a large majority of tlie people of tlie couuty, will be demonstrated at the polls on next Monday. AN EXPLANATION. Tlie Inter Mountain in its role of political scavenger for the republican party, noses around among the democratic candidates for little tid bits with which to legale its readers. Among those that appeared iu its issue last evening is the following : "The virgin coun ty of Montana is not a Mormon, but wants a whole Sheriff to herself, aud will so gently hint to Mr. Smith next Monday." The In ter Mountain evidently objects to Mr. Smith because he is at present sheriff of Deer Lodge and Silver Bow counties. It 'has probably forgotten tlie fact that the law Chat created Silver Bow county also made Mr. Smith sher iff of botli counties until the first day of May. Mr.S. stands in the position of a man wlioisa candidate for re-election, with tliis difference —that if elected he will be the sheriff'of Sil ver Bow county alone, aud she would have "a whole sheriff'to herself." Now to se" this matter of Mr. Smith's position towards both counties in its true light so that the voteis o this county may understand it, will give the act passed by the last legislature that will ex plain it. It is as follows : AN ACT WITH KEFEKENCE TO T1IE SJlEBIFF OF DEEP. l.ODOE COUNTY. lie it enacted by the législative assembly of the Territory of Montana. Section 1. That an act entitled "An act to create the county of Silver Bow, aud for the election of officers thereof." Approved February 10,1881, shall not be so construed as to deprive Lou P. Smith, »he present sheriff'of Deer Lodge couuty, of his office as such sheriff until the next general election, and his successor is duly qualified. Prodded: He shall become a resident of said county of Deer Lodge on or before tlie first day May, 1881. Sec. 2. That all acts and parts of acts in conflict witli this act be, ami tlie same are hereby repealed. Apprsved, Feb. 10,1881. A full, true and correct copy. [seal.] James II. Mills, Secretary. It will thus be seen that to remain sheriff of Deer Lodge county, Mr. Smith must gain a residence iu said county by the first day of May, 1881. To gain a residence for the pur pose named, lie must move his family into Deer Lodge county at least thirty days pro ceeding May 1st, for it requires thirty days to establish a residence in any county iu the territory. Mr. Smith's family is in Butte and has been here for the past three years and lie intends it shall remain here. Though slierirt' of Deer Lodge county for tlie next thirty days he is to a upon to of The Van It in tion feated whig to ends the own the them, of ca, laws, could and every can. old a state the body John U '48, lier '52, of less ever the ive to for ed .... . . , .. „ I all intents and purposes as truly a resident of .... „ . . ,, Silver Bow county as any man in it. Wheth er elected or defeated Mr. Smith assures us he will remain iu this, the county of his choice. We are confident the voters of this county "will gently hint to Mr. Smith next Monday"—by about 300 majority—that they "want a whole sheriff," and that "whole sheriff" will be Lou P. Smith. THE GRANT FEND. A World reporter recently interviewed Mr. Oliver Hoyt, of Gold street New York in re gard to this fund, who furnished him all the particulars respecting it from which we ex tract the following: The sum of $250,000 has been subscribed of which $200,000 is now placed iu such a way as to draw 6 per cent, interest per annum. Democrats as well as i republicans subscribed to the fund. One democrat gave $10,000. As soon as conven ient a meeting will he held of those who subscribed to the fund and then it will be decided positively and exactly wbat will be done to carry out the general idea of the sub scription. Grant is not to have control of tlie money, but trustees or custodians of the fund are to tie appointed who wiil place it at interest so that it will yield to the general the sum of $15,000 per annum. But General Grant cau dispose of the principal by will, thus the real beneficiaries will lie his heirs No list of the names of subscribers to the fund wili be published. It has been and is still a matter of surprise why an intelligent foreigner will vote for, or affiliate politically, with republicans. The history of the republican party is one not cal culated to inspire foreign-born citizens with confidence in its professions nor with admira tion for its principles. It is a party born of one idea, and witli singular consistency it has remained true to its oiigin. It was founded upou sectional hate, and has gath ered unto itself all the tag ends of other par ties and the isms that have been at war with the peace, good order and well-being of so ciety for tlie last thirty years or more. A of to it to glance at its history will proye this. In 1848 a few Abolitionists, calling themselves Free Soilers, assembled at Buffalo and prevailed upon poor old MartiuVan Buren —then in his dotage and lost to reason through his bate of Lewis Cass, the democratic nominee for the presidency—to stand as their presidential candidate. This defection ofVan Buren de feated Cass and elected Taylor, the whig can didate. But the victory of the whig party was gained at the expense of its life. The few democrats that had been unconsciously led to the support of Van Buren, seeing the drift of the sectional element with which they had temporarily associated themselves, became alarmed and returned to the democratic fold. The greater portion of the balance of the Van Buren party was absorbed by the whigs. It was a deadly poisonous element, and when in 1852, General Scott was nominated for the presidency, against Franklin Pierce, tlie democratic nominee, this same element so thoroughly disgusted many of the better por tion of the whigs that they flocked by tlie thousands to the support of Pierce and de feated Scott, and tints virtually defeated the whig party. Ever bent on mischief, and true to its instincts,the element referred to scaven ger-like, picked up here aud there the tag ends of the old whig party, and factions that the democratic party had kicked out from its own ranks, and in 1854 formed the Know Nothing party. Every one is familiar with the history of that party, with its bigotry, its intolerance of foreigners, its persecutions of them, its sacking and burning of Catholic churches, its efforts to keep the down-trodden of other lands from finding homes in Ameri ca, its attempt to change our naturalization laws, so as to require the foreigner to reside twenty-one years in our land before lie could be entitled to vote or hold an office, and its bitter hostility to everything and to every one that was not purely native Ameri can. Against this party of one idea, the grand old democratic hosts, the true friends of the foreign-born residents of our country, waged a fierce and unrelenting war in the local and state contests throughout the Union, iu the years '54 and '55, and finally forced them body and soul ill the ranks ol tlie party that, under the name of republicans, supported John C. F'reinont for President in . 185G. In the republican fold the Know Nothing party lias since found a congenial home. U nitina ilseif witli the Free Soil faction of '48, tlie old Garrison abolitionists oi an ear lier date, the high protective tariff whigs of '52, the republicans of '56, and the free-lovers of New England of a later date, it has in fused into the heterogeneous mass more or less of its intolerant spirit and hatred of for eigners which crop out wherever aud when ever an opportunity presents itself for its ex ercise. During the late rebellion the mass, directed and influenced by tlie better class of republicans aided by democrats, performed some deeds worthy of mention. But siuce the negro is being eliminated from American politics, tliis mass, once the great Republican party, is threatening to resolve itself into its original elements. Signs of its decay and dissolution are discernible upon every hand. The old whig faction has asserted itself in pronouncing for the highest of high protect ive tariffs. Tlie old abolition element, true to its desire to abolish something, has entered into a crusade against tlie manufacture of al coholic beverages, and while casting one vote for tlie republican party manages to cast two for its own. The Free Lovers, headed by Beeeher, still lovingly linger around the camp-lives of the party, hesitating to leave its protection yet longing to enter a more extend ed field in which to indulge its beastly pas sions. The more honorable and intelligent of the Republican party, becoming thoroughly disgusted with tlie squabble between its lead ers over the spoils of office, are hastening to join the democratic legions. But the old Know Nothings, where are they? We will auswer. In every towu and city in the Union in wh.ch the republican party maintains an organization and where foreign born citizens reside, their presence is felt— „ I not in open, outward persecutions against tor of .... . eignere, but in slights—m whispered limuen » ' us his Mr. re the ex now as One who be be sub of the at the will, heirs the does—in secretly usiug the power of the bal lot box to rejegate them to the lower walks of life; to keep them down ; to oppress them and silently persecute them out of the country, We don't have to go out of this couuty to find evidences that the spirit of Know Nothingism finds a refuge in the bosom of the republican party. Here at Butte it manifests itself, and unless checked by the democratic party it may find expression to the detriment of our dear est interests. As opposed to this spirit of intolerance stands the grand old democratic party that comes down to us sanctified by its noble deeds, reverenced for its age and covered with honor. This party has ever been tlie friend of the poor and the oppressed of other lands. It has bid them to our shores, taken them by tlie hand and welcomed them to the full enjoyment of our free institutions. When the native American party flushed with success and arrogant witli pride, rose up in its youthful strength and attempted to throt tle free speech and the free exercise of relig ious opinions, tlie democratic party,with a gi ant's strength, hurled the would-be oppres sors Bom power, and cast them maimed and bleeding into the republican camp, iu the light of these facts, we conclude this article as we commenced it by saying, it has been and is still a matter of surprise why an intel ligent foreigner will vote for ot affiliate po litically with republicans. the cies inst.., tion. but take and the none the were tees, to is the nois, was sale, at got laid he the his It he Meene—Sherman and Arthur-Penal, ty for Adultery—The Jndse's Georgia Sweetheart, Etc.,Etc. of tlie the in gi and the po Editor Butte Minkk : For several days previous it was generally understood that on Friday of last week the agony would be settled, and the question ended as to "how Mahone is going to vote on the organization." All the senatorial vacan cies had been filled, and Friday, the 18th inst.., was selected as tlie day for organiza tion. From tlie 4th of March until the 18tb, there were republican senatorial vacancies; but the democrats did not seem to wish to take advantage of ttieir temporary majority and reorganize. On the supposition that there woultl be a lively time at the capitol the usual gang of idlers, both men and women, to the number of about 2,000, had assembled in tlie galleries an hour and a half before tlie time of tlie meeting of the senate. They thought there would be another "pyro technic" debate between Ben Hill anti Billy Mahone, and probably the American eagle would be taken «lown and held up to awe submission to order. But no ; there are none so ignorant of matters of legislation as the resident of Washington, and none so eager to witness disorderly debates. They were poorly paid for their trouble Friday. After a little routine business, senator Pen dleton, of Ohio, moved a resolution 1'or the appointment of a list of democratic commit tees, wli cli, of course, meant democratic re oi'gauizi tion. Big A athouy, of little Rhode Island, moved to indefinitely postpom' the resolution. This rneaut war, and everybody squared for it. It is pretty well known that there are 38 demo cratic an! 38 republican senators. And of the two alleged independents, Davis, of Illi nois, stood with tlie democrats. The roll was ordered called. On the memorable 5tli of Match Mahone voted with the republicans, and it was be lieved he would on this day ; but when his name was called lie voted with the demo crats. This would have given the latter the organization. When lie voted several repub lican senators, wno knew of the bargain and sale, immediately turned around and looked at the spynx with surprise and astonishment. They could | not imagine what was up. There was laughter, applause and a general expression ot wonder at his apparent strange conduct. But tlie knowing ones remarked . "Probably the republicans think tiiey have got him, and refused to whack up the offices they promised." Immediately a card was laid upon his desk. Mahone looked at it and hastily walked out. in a couple of minutes he returned. The roll-call was still in pro gress. He stood at his desk, in full view oi the senate, its crowded lioor, ami tlie 2,000 people in the galleries. Loud were the re marks of the knowing ones, "He's all right now ; he has been fixed," etc. At the con clusion of the roll-call he asked to change his vote, stating that he voted under a mis apprehension. He was greeted by hisses on one side, and applause from the republicans. It was so apparent that everybody under stood what was going on, for tlie eyes of ev ery one were upon him. It was his vote that was to decide the political organization ol the senate. Wlieityjlie page laid the card upon liis desk, everybody saw George C. Gorham, candidate for secretary of tlie sen ate, walk out and Malioue quickly follow. It was remarked that Gorham was going to bulldose him. But it was not a physical bulldose. It w as to reassure Mahone that if he voted with tlie republicans, which would make him (Gorham) secretary of the senate, Lie (Mahone) would be appointed cliairmau of tlie committee on agriculture, could name the sergeant-at-arms,and would also be placed on three importaut committees. In view of Malione's mixed election, thispolitica sale is not so bad, tint the manner in which it was done, and its publicity in full view of all is the most audacious tiling on the one side, and the most degrading aud shameful on the part of Mahone, that was ever wit nessed on the senate floor. Members of congress and legislative assemblies have often left their seats to become "convinced," hut never lias it been done so boldly, defiantly and shamefully as it was iu this instance. This changing ot liis vote made a tie vote, aud the vice-president gave the deciding vote. Objection was made to tliis on the ground that he was not a member of tlie senate and had no right to vote on its organization. The constitution empowered him to vote "when the. senate was equally divided." But tlie senate was not properly a senate until it was organized. Tlius, the vice-presideut, who is not. a member of that body, gave a vote, which equalled iu power one-half of it. He might vote on questions of legislation, but not on reorganization. He even takes the liberty of voting ou presidential nomin ations wben the vote is equal. Were it not for tlie vice-oresident's vote, the organization of tlie senate would stand democratic, as the republicans would just be aide to make a tie vote and that vote would not carry a proposition. Several "preee dents" were quoted where a vice-president had 'given the casting vote. But because a thing has once been done does not follow that it is right or wrong. There is tio great- ! er bugbear than "precedent." The eaily i "Christians" set us the "precedent" of having | several wives, and the Mormons are energet- I ically following it. It may, and will be, it tlie democrats show' a little backbone, that the republicans will be defeated in their attempt to elect officers. It is held by all, save stalwart republicans, that the senate being called in executive session, aud for tlie transaction of executive business onlv, the election of officers is without war rant, and "precedent" also. At the executive session in March, 1861. when tlie republicans first came iu power, they changed the com mittees, for committees are necessary for the will way. can vote the for ed of ing, (ino tics the be tra For some that eral Jority the Ishes w'il may lican debt can. The 53 two tlie ion, that cans after i ury New ing So, an and and the set a to ies general legislative business. it a be a ! i | I be It the But, as there may be an exLra,, sei will be only a difference of a few w way. I cite the "precedent" all the However, if the democrats refuse to «'ft can prevent the election; for their ret vote shows that no quorum was presei the 30 republicans, one is absent in for the benefit of his bad blood. He ed with a democrat. An 38 is dnot of the senate. By filibustering and ing, etc-, using the same parliamcuti (ino I lint tlia eoTMlfvl Ion no it« llin Uni... tics that the republicans in the House the reapportionment bill, the deq minority can remain masteis of tlie situation. Republican leaders have chances aud feel pretiy certain that tli be able to organize now. If there is tra session the chances are against For the ileath of a republican menibe some district that goes democratic e: national contests would leave them ganization. It is pretty generally und that Lite republicans intend turning eral southern congressmen who com districts where colored people are in Jority on tlie ground that there was is election and fair count." Already candidates tor the clerks! The west presents tlin springing up the east two or three. Of course, Obi Ishes one. The greenbackers iu the w'il 1 likely prove a solid Mahone. may be that the house won't organize lican after all HILLY MAJIONES ELECTION. Before the West Virginia legislate December, there were three candidal United States senator. Bill Mahone, juster-democrat ; Winters, democrat debt payer, and Wickbam, straight can. Mahone, the repudiating demoe ceived 70 votes, of which 62 were re« democrats, and 17 were fron, repu! The délit paying demoeiat, Withers, re 53 straight democratic votes, aud tlie lican, Wickham, received 5 debt payi publican votes. So, it will he seen t! two parties split on the question of paj scaling tlie state debt and seemed mo cerneu about the offices they will receit tlie honor of their state. Owing to tliii ion, though only a local issue, Malione that he is at liberty to act with the cans who only gave him 17 voles out There is nothing like an elastic coin after ail. i ,,, . . , abuses in office, which meant a grti Arthur is now vice-president aud bbet senator. During tlie debate betww MINOU MATTERS. When Sherman was secretary of the ury Mr. Arthur was collector of tlie New York. Sherman gave Arthur tin American bounce, on the ground of that, except iu cases where he pen knew to the contrary, he would take tl vice of Senators and representatives ii ing appointments in their states andili So, a man cannot stait out flat-footed i an office ou being a school mate of the dent, or the man who carried tlie state trict. lie must also come "heeled" effect. and Mahone Sherman endeavored to and rose several times, but could not the vice-president's eye. And thus do! set all things even, though a man h^ a very small part. Aspirants for office are informed tba ident Garfield lias given it as liis iut , l'his is a free-and-easy city. A ml arrested the other day, at the instigatii husband, on the charge of adultery, tute justice could find nothing in the s against tliis "moral liefection" except Maryland law, which provided that if confessed his sin, or was "found guilt! jurors" he should I c "fined three poun ling or 1,200 pounds of tobacco-" it cided that the statute was obsolete, too light an estimate on virtue aud cover tlie case nohow. So, the man to go and sin some more. Among the disappointments of life aud "social defection" is a rece from Georgia. Judge Lochraine "young lady friend" aud among Tlie rush for foreign appointments touishiugly large, considering the small ies paid. Of the 140 consular appoint 163 pay over $1,000 a year and u]wui only seven reach over $5,000 a year. promises made was that he would healthy office when he was made general. Thinking he was a "big young lady moved iu trom Atlanl brought her family with her. The at generalship went to the "visiting stats from Pennsylvania, and the Georgians heart refused to he comforted, words, she went back on the judge aft years of unalloyed love-making is now making war on the depart i:i" : $60 clerkship. Suet) is life in Was! But in Washington, it might be stati majority of these little affairs begin els and culminate here. This seems to favored spot for tlie explosion of nitK iue love matters. MoS Wasuinoton, March 23, 1881. Tragedy In Kentucky Cincinnati, April 1.—News cou» Cynthiaua, Ky., ot a tragedy in l! fl county near Ml. Oiivetl, on Wednesd ing, J. S. Brewer shot aud fatally * his brotti r, B. 11. Brewer. The statt that R. t Brewer, who is described" relsome, had Had trouble iu the with liis father, and at night made an to kill bis fallier, shooting at hi' J. 8. Brewer interfered and the weapou trom his brother's band-: charged its contents into liis body a> from the effects of which he «lied hours. '