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Blaine Officially Notified of
His Nomination.
His Speech in Reply to the
Committee.
Promptly
th:
Officially Notified.
AUGUSTA, ME., June 21 .-F.arly this
morning the streets began to assume a
lively appearance,and long b ore e ime
for the committee appointed by the . a
tional Convention to notify Blaine of his
nomination had arrived a considerable
crowd had collected around Augusta to
,, aze with curiosity upon the members ol
ie committee. A circus being also in town
a vast number of people have been brought
out. who, with the allied attraction of a
National Committee and saw-dust ring,
seem disposed to make the day a general
holiday.
o'clock the committee
V to Blaine's residence,
' Mrs. Blaine. It was
„filiation address be
lawn, and accordingly
«I ucst - proceeded to a
of the grounds, where
formed and all present
ic ■ *1 hea(l8 > nakiD «
, VH m-ene. The rustling ol the
inipre^sne
spreading brandies of the great elms and
,li, buzzing of insects were the only sounds
,o disturb the stillness. When all was in
readiness Blaine was escorted to the lawn,
where he stood within the semi-circle.
« en. Henderson then stepped forward and
presented the address of the committee.
He spoke as follows :
Mi: Bl.AlXE :—Your nomination for the
office of President of the United States by
the National Republican Convention, re
cently assembled at Chicago, is already
known to you. The gentlemen before you,
constituting a committee composed ol one
member from each State and Territory of
the country, and one from the District of
Columbia, now come as the accredited or
, r . iu of that convention to give you formal
notice 0 f your nomination and to request
vour acceptance thereof. It is of course
known to you that besides your own sev
rai other names, among the most honored
in the councils of the Republican party,
were presented by their friends as candi
dates lor this nomination. Between your
friends and friends of others also justly
entitled to the respect and confidence of
their political friends the contest was a
„euerous rivalry, free from any taint of bit
terness and e«iually so from reproach or in
■ sl j ce At an early stage of the proceed
0 f the convention it became manifest
that the Republicans whose aid must be
invoked at large to insure success to the
ticket earnestly desired your nomination,
,imi it "as equally manifest that the desire
earnestly expressed by the delegates
/fcrni these States was but a truthful rejec
tion of the popular demand. It was not
thought, nor pretended, that this demand
had its origin in any ambitious desire on
your ow n part or in organized work ot your
friends, but was recognized to what it
truthfully is—a spontaneous expression by
the people of their love and admiration of
your virtues. It is not claimed that your
nomination would give satisfaction topvery
member ol tlie party : this is not expected
in a country so extendid anil so varied in
interests. The nomination of Lincoln dis
appointed so many hopes and overthrew so
many cherished ambitions that lor a
short time dissatisfaction threatened
to ripen into ojien revolt and discontent
so pronounced as to impel large masses or
parties to organize opposition to its nom
inees. For many weeks after the nomination
of Garfield in 1880, defeat seemed
inevitable. In each case the shock
of disappointment, followed by
so lier, second thought of individual
preference gradually yielded to convictions
of public duty. ITomptiugs of patriot
ism finally rose superior to irritations aud
animosities ol party and in every^
trial have grown stronger in the face oi
threatened danger. In tendering you Hie
nomination it gives us pleasure to remem
ber those great measures which lumished
the causes for party congratulations by the
late convention at Chicago, and which are
now crystalized into the legislation of the
country, measures which have strength
ened and dignified the nation, and while
they elevated and advanced the people
have at all times, aud on all prior occasions
received your earnest aud valuable sup
jiort. It was your good fortune to aid in
protecting the nation against the assaults
of armed treason. You were present and
helped to unloose the shacklesof the slave;
you assisted iu placing a new guarantee of
freedom in the federal constitution; your
voice was potent in preserving the national
faith when false theories iu finances would
have blasted our national and individual
prosperity. We kiudly remember you as
the fast friend of honest money, commer
cial integrity, aud all that pertained to se
curity and repose of capital, dignity of la
bor aud mauhood ; the elevation and free
dom of the people ; the right of the op
pressed to demand aud the duty ol the
goverument to afford protection, your pub*
lie acts received the unqualified eudorse
ment of popular approval.
The remainder of Hendersou's speech
was devoted to a review of the platform
adopted at Chicago. At its conclusion, Mr.
Blaine said :
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Na
tional Committee :—1 receive, not without
a deep sensibility, your official notice ol
the action of the National Convention
already brought to my knowledge through
the public press. 1 appreciate more pro
foundly than 1 eau express, the honor
which is implied iu my nomination tor the
presidency by the Republican party speak
ing through the voice ot accredited dlee
gate8. To be selected as a candidate by
such an assemblage from the list ot eminent
statesmen whose names were presented,
tills me with embarrassment. 1 cannot ex
press my gratitude for so signal au honor and
my desire to prove worthy of so great a trust
reposed in me. Iu accepting the nomina
tion, as I now do, 1 am impressed (I am
also oppressed ) with a senseot the labor
aud responsibility which attaches to the
position. The burden is lighten«!, how
ever, by the host of earnest men who sup
pert my candidacy, aud the cheer of per
soual friendship to the pledge of political
lèalty. A more formal acceptance will
naturally be expected, and will,
iu due season, be communicated.
It may, however, not be inappropriate at
this time to say that 1 have already made
a careful study of the principles announced
by the National Convention, and in the
whole and in detail they have my heartiest
sympathy and meet my unqualified appro
val. Apart from your official errand,
gentlemen, I am extremely happy to wel
come you all to my house. With many of
you I have already shared public ser
vice, and Inve enjoyed most cordial friend
ship. I trust your journey from all parts
of this great Republic has been agreeable,
and during your stay in Maine you will
feel that you are not among strangers bnt
among triends. Invoking the blessing of
God upon the great uause which we joint
ly represent, let us turn to the future
without fear and with a strong heart.
At the conclusion of Blaine's reply the
members of the committee were introduced
to him individually, and the committee
then repaired to the residence ot Col.
Osgood, and were entertained at lunch.
At 1 o'clock the committee left tor Port
land, where they will have a reception this
evening. __
Logau Notified.
Washington, June 24.— Chairman Hen
derson and members of the committee
charged by the National Republican Con
vention with the duty of formally notify
ing the candidates for President and Vice
President of their nomination, met at noon
to-day and proceeded to the residence of
Gen. Logan and were ushered into the
parlor. The General stood in the middle
of the room, with Mrs. Logan at' his right
hand, and was introduced to the members
of the committee by the chairman. When
this ceremony was performed the company
arranged themselves in a circle around the
room to hear the address. Chairman Hen
derson then read a formal notification
nominating Senator Logau as Vice Presi
dent, to which the General replied as fol
lows ;
Mr. Choi I man and GenUtmcn of lh< Com
mittee .—I receive your visit with pleasure
aud accept with gratitude the sentiments
you have so generously expressed iu the
discharge of the duty with which you have
been entrusted by the National Conven
tion. Intending to address you a formal
communication shortly in accordance with
recognized usage, it would be out ot place
to detain you at this time w ith remarks
which properly belong to the official ut
terance of a letter of acceptance. 1 may be
permitted to say, however, that though I
dal not seek the nomination of Vice Presi
dent, 1 accept it as confidence in me by the
Republican party, to the advancement of
whose policy upon all questions connected
with the progress of our government and
our people I have dedicated my best ener
gies, and with this acceptance I may prop
erly signify my approval of the.platform of
principles adopted by the convention. I
am doubly sensible of the honor conferred
upon me by my friends iu so unanimously
tendering this nomination, and I sincerely
thank them for this tribute. I am not un
mindful of the great responsibility attach
ing to the office, and if elected I shall enter
upon the performance of its duties with
the firm conviction that he who has such
strenuous support of his party friends as
the circumstances connected with the nom
ination, and your own words, Mr. chair
man, indicate, and consequently such
wealth of counsel to draw upon, cannot
fail in the proper discharge of the duties
committed to him. I tender my thanks,
Mr. chairman, for the kind expressions you
have made, aud I offer you and your fellow
committeemen my most cordial greeting.
When Gen. Logan had concluded the
chairman stepped forward and shook him
by the hand, as did the other members of
the committee. Mrs. Logau warmly
thanked *Gen. Henderson for the senti
ments conveyed in his address. The mem
bers of the committee then took their leave,
with the exception of a few, w ho were en
gaged in conversation with Logan and his
wife.
Work Before Congress.
Washington, June 22. —Representative
Randall, chairman of the House Commit
tee on Appropropriations, gave notice
when the sundry civil bill was reported
yesterday that he would call it up imme
diately after the reading of the journal
to-morrow. As the Democrats in caucus
last week decided to give precedence to
appropriation measures, there will be no
opposition to the bill.
The Committee on Public Buildings de
sires action upon a number of measures
providing for the erection of new public
buildings in various States.
The Public Lands Committee will make
an effort to have passed several bills for
feiting the land grants of certain railroads,
and the Committe on Presidential Count
will try to have the House finish con
sideration of that measure, which re
mained as unfinished business yesterday in
the House.
The unfinished business in the Senate is
the Mexican pension bill. No understand
ing has been reached as to when a vote
shall be taken, and the discussion is likely
to last two or three days. Senator Sher
man has the fioor when it comes up, and
he will make a speech opposing the re
moval of the limitation upon the arrears of
pensions. The debate will probably be in
terrupted Tuesday for calling up the legis
lative appropriation bill.
Senator Hill will make an effort to get a
hearing for the postal telegraph bill as
soon as the pension bill is out of the way,
and Senator Cullom will press the inter
state commerce bill at the first oppor
tunity. The measures referred to, together
with the land grant forfeiture bills, are
the leading measures of interest upon the
calendar, and will probably occupy the
greater part of the time of the Senate not
taken up by the appropriation bills until
they are disposed of or a final adjustment
is reached.
Republican Senatorial Caucus.
Washington, June 23.— There was a
well attended caucus of Republican Sena
tors at the capitol this evening to consider
the order of business for the remainder of
the session. The question of final adjourn
ment was only briefly alluded to, but the
discussion of other matters was proceded
upon with the understanding that the end
of the session would be reached not later
than the 5th of July. An order of busi
ness was decided upon substantially as fol
lows :
The Mexican peusiou bill is to be dis
posed of at 3 o'clock to-morrow, thereafter
the annual appropriation bills, including
the river and harbor bill, are to have pre
cedence as last as they are ready. When
no appropriation hills are ready other im
portant measures on the eallendar are to be
taken up and disposed of in the following
order: Inter-state commerce bills, land
grant forfeiture bills, postal telegraph bill,
the bill relating to the route of railroad lines
into Washington eity, and the Chinese bill,
the contract labor bill and the bill for the
admission of Dakota. It is not to be ex
pected that all of these measures will be
reached since the final adjournment will
not be delayed for them after the appro
priation bills are disposed of.
Committee Work.
Washington, June 24.—The Commit
tee on Ways and Means agreed to report
favorably, by a vote of 7 to 2, on the ad
ministrative question on the Hewitt tarifl
bill as far as it relates |to custom duties.
Hasson, Russell and Blackburn were not
present. The division on the bill is on
party lines, the Democrats voting for and
the Republicans against it.
The Senate Finance Committee have
postponed further consideration of the
trade dollar bill until next December, for
the reason that the House bill required an
amendment, and a conference with the
House could not be obtained at this session.
Suicide.
Niw Yobk, June 24.— J. W. Burnham,
of the firm of Hotchki», Burnham & Co.,
shot himself dead this morning in oonse
qnence of a depression from recent failure«.
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Gen. Login Serenaded.
Washington, June 21.—The ex-soldiers
and sailors resident in Washington ser
enaded Gen. Logan this evening. They
assembled at the city hall and forming in
platoons of twelve marched, headed by
the marine band, to the General's residence
on 12th street, where a crowd of two or
three thousand citizens had already assem
bled. The procession was liberally sup
plied with banners, rockets, roman can
dles and noise-making devices. A banner
of the Army of the Tennessee was dis
played from an upper window of Logan's
house. Gen. Logan's appearance was
greeted with a storm of cheers. When the
applause subsided he was introduced in a
brief speech by Gen. Green B. Raum.
Gen. Logan then addressed the assemblage
as follows:
Comrades and Fellow Citizens:—
The expressions of confidence and con
gratulations which you offer through your
chairman, impresses me with a deep sense
of gratitude, and I beg to tender my sin
cere thanks to each and all of my partici
pating friends for this demonstration of
kindness and esteem. Your visit at this
time, gentlemen, is interesting to me in a
double aspect. As a citizen of our com
mon country, tendering tribute to me as a
public man, 1 meet you with genuine
pleasure and grateful acknowledgment
Coming, however, as you are in the char
acter of representatives of soldiers and sail
ors of our country, your visit possesses
a feature insensibly leading to train the
most interesting reflection. [Applause.]
Your assemblage is composed of men who
gave up the pursuits of peace, relinquished
the comforts of home, severed the ties of
office-ship and yielded the gentle society
of father, mother, sister, brother, aud in
many instances wife and little ones, to
brave the dangers of the tented field or the
crested wave, to run the gauntlet of sick
ness in a climate different from your own,
and possibly, or even probably, to yield
up life itself in the service of your country.
Twenty-three years ago, gentlemen, when
dread war raised its wrinkled front
throughout the land, many of you were
standing upon the portal of manhood,
eager for the conflict with the world
which promised to bring you
honor, riches, friends . and life.
Having declared in favor of preserving
the union, you were compelled to resort to
the last dread measure, the arbitrament of
war. We did so under the call of the
republican party. Many of us had been
educated by our fathers in a democratic
school of politics, and many of us were
acting with that party at the time the issue
•f war was presented to us. For years the
democratic party had wielded the destinies
of our government aud had served its pur
pose under the narrower view of an ideal
republic when there existed. But the mat
rix of time developed a new child,progress,
which saw the light of day under the name
of republican party. Its birth announced
a conception on a higher and broader,
principal of human government than could
be obtained by our forefathers; but few of
us, perhaps none, took iu the full dimen
sions of the coming fact of that early day.
It broke upon us gradually like the light
of the morning sun as he lises in the misty
dawn above the sleepy mountains. At
length it came in full blaze, and for the
first time in the history of our republic
wefbegan to give genuine vitality to the
declaration of 1776, that ."all men are cre
ated equal," and entitled to inalienable
rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of
happiness [Cheers.] The republican
party was unquestionably an agency which
bore these gifts to the waiting age, and it
was the democratic idea which disputed
their value, first on the field of battle and
subsequently, and up up to this moment,
at the polling place. The republican
party, then, represents the latest functions
of the government's progress, and is des
tined to survive, on the theory that the
strong outlive the weak until the develop
ment of principles still more advaroed
shall compel it to measure step with the
march of the age, or go to the wall as an
instrument which has fulfilled its destiny?
so long as the democratic party shall
cling, either in open or in covert, to the
tradition and policy belonging to an ex
pired era of our development, just so long
will the republican party be charged with
the administration of our government
Gentlemen, I thank you for this visit of
congratulation, anil extend to you, one
and all, my grateful acknowledgments.
Speech making continued to a late hour.
Among the orators, who were all ex-sol
diers, were Senators Plumb and Harri
son, Gen. Cutcheon, of Michigan, Gen.
Nathan Goff, of West Virginia. Hon. A.
II. Pettibone, of Tennessee, and Hon. I.
M. Bayne, of Pennsylvania.
The Mormon Recruits.
New York, June 23.—Five hundred
Mormons and twenty Missionaries arrived
by the steamer Arizona from Liverpool to
day and will leave for Salt Lake to-mor
row.
New York, June 23. — Twenty-five
Mormon Missionaries, with 501 converts,
(401 Scandinavians and 100 English)
arrived to-day on the steamship Arizona
en route Salt Lake City, under the charge
of Chief Elder, C. H. Nye. As the steamer
reached the dock roll call was held and
each elder was detailed to his respective
post. Elder C. H. Nye said : "The con
verts I bring are not all recent accessions,
some having been members of the church
for over thirty years, who, through lack of
means or other causes, have been unable
to come here sooner. I am now going back
to Utah to remain there, and within a
short time of our arrival a further relay of
Elders will be sent to Europe to keep up
the work. I consider that I have been
very successful." Referring to the arrest
of the Mormon Missionaries in Vienna Mr.
Nye said: "I do not contemplate any
serious outcome from it Austria is very
intolerant. I look upon the trouble as only
temporary. It is doing our church more
good than harm." Nye, on being ques
tioned in regard to the number of each sex
he had with him was very reluctant to re
ply. Women formed the majority of his
party. _
The Cattle Interests.
Ottawa, June 20.— On behalf of the catj
tlA-anchers in Montana, the Canadian Pa
cific railway authorities have represented
to the Minister of Customs the propriety
of allowing cattle from the Western States
to be carried through Canadian territory on
bond for export. The Montana ranchers
j ropose entering their stock at Ft. Walsh
and driving them thence to the Canadian
Pacific railroad for shipment. The effect
of this will be to make Montreal the cat
tle market for Montana and other western
States. The minister agreed to the relax
ation of the customs regulations, thus
bringing the cattle trade to the Canadian
ports.
Chairman of the Committee.
Pittsburg, Jane 24.—It is said that B.
F. Jones, an iron manufacturer of this city,
has been solicited to take the position of
chairman of the National Committee, and
that the matter will be settled at a meet
ing of the committee in New York on
Thursday. Mr. Jones, when spoken to,
admitted {that the subject had been
broached to him and said that he had sug
gested that possibly his acceptance of the
position would depend upon the fulfilment
o: certain conditions.
Died.
Detroit, June 22.—Samuel F. Hopkins,
of St. Clair, eldest brother of the late Mark
Hopkins, of San Francisco, died this rnora
ng, aged 81.
Appropriation Bills
Washington, June 22. —The Senate
Committee on appropriations has the
general deficiency bill under consideration
and will report it before the end of the
week.
The Committee on Commerce is holding
daily sessions to consider the river and
harbor bill and will report it Thursday.
Washington, June 23.—The impression
prevails to-day that Congress will finally
adjourn about the 5th of July.
In the Senate a resolution was adopted
directing the Committee on Expenditures
of Public Money to investigate the recent
defalcations in the Departments and the
frauds; upon the Navy Department, and to
inquire into the system of making disburse
ments and purchases of supplies, with the
view of determining whether it embraced
sufficient safeguards against defalcations
and frauds.
The Mexican pension bill was taken up
and consideratiou proceeded with. Plumb
gave notice that he would to-morrow move
to take up the Atlantic and Pacific land
forfeiture bill.
Hancock introduced a hill in the House
authorizing the funding of the entire bond
ed debt of the United States into two per
cent. 50-year bonds.
Randall. Chairman of the Committee on
Appropriations, said he was directed by
the unanimous vote of tlie committee to
move to suspend the rules aud pass the
Civil Appropriation bills. He wished first
to give the House an opportunity to vote
upon a few amendments, the most impor
tant of which was that reported by the
Committee on Expenditures in the Depart
ment of Justice relative to the salaries of
United States Marshals aud District At
torneys.
There was some oppositson manifested to
the passage of the. bill under the suspen
sion of the rules
After considerable sparring the reading ol
the bill was proceeded with, aud when
completed the 3U minutesdebate permitted
under the rules was entered upon.
The Pension Bill.
Washington, June 23.—In the Senate
Mitchell offered as an amendment the sub
stance of the pension bill introduced by
Cullom iu May, providing for pensions for
invalid soldiers and sailors who have been
discharged from the army or navy of the
United States after three months service
in the war of the rebellion and for widows
and resident parents of deceased pensioners.
Adopted by 32 yeas to 29 nays.
Before this was agreed to Morgan moved
to postpone consideration of the bill until
December, as he saw, he said, the Mexican
solders could uot get a fair chance while
this bill was being treated as a political
measure. Lost.
Vest said the object of a majority of the
Senate was evidently to kill the bill, uot
by fair shot, but by loading it down with
amendments. He could not vote for it as
amended. A large majority was influ
enced bv t he fact that the war with Mexico,
which had shed so much glory ou Ameri
can arms, was a democratic war.
Conger supposed it therefore followed
that the war for the Union had l>een a Re
pnblican war.
Vest said he had uot said so.
Conger remarked that he would then say
so on his account.
After some further discussion it was j
agreed, on the suggestion of Allison, to
adopt the ten minute rule for speeches to
morrow. aud to vote on the bill and amend
ment at 3 o'clock.
Washington Notes.
Washington, June 22.—The army ap
propriation bill passed the Senate without
debate substantially as recommended by
the Committee on Appropriations.
The Committee of conference on the
sh pping bill submitted its report which
was agreed to.
i'he House bill granting the right of way
through the Indian Territory to the Gulf,
California and Santa Fe Railroad Company
passed.
The Oil Trade.
Pittsburg, June 23.—The oil trade has
not yet recovered from the terrible shak
ing it received Friday and Saturday. The
feeling to-day was a trifle better, but the
undertone was weak and panicky. The re
fusal of the banks to loan on certificates
has had a demoralizing effect on the busi
nese and frightening many buyers from
investing. There has been no failures.
Rumors of the financial embarrassment
of prominent operators have proved
groundless. The market opened with
sales at 56 and advanced to 57, bnt sud
denly broke on reports of grain failures in
Chicago. Coupled with a weak stock
market and bearish news, aud amid great
excitement, the market declined to 53J,
when the trade took courage and the
market rallied to 55. At 1 o'clock this
afternoon, during the decline, several large
blocks were offered bnt there were no
takers.
New York, June 23.— The rumors tele
graphed west respecting the failures and
embarrassment of leading capitalists and
business men here have no foundations
whatever, so far as the most vigorous in
quiry cau discover. The President of the
Standard Oil Company scouts the idea
that he is in trouble, and Huntington
merely smiles at the anxious enquirers
who are asking about his alleged trouble.
Fire.
Bradford, Pa.. June 19. — The Mumos
fireworks factory and the Bunt House were
burned this morning.
New York, June 22. — There was a dis
astrous fire to-day in the large wholesale
bakery establishment of A. D. Haseman, iu
Williamsburg. The wall of the burning
structure fell into an alley way, where fire
men were standing, and three were killed.
Loss, $100,000.
Shenandoah, Pa., June 23.—A serious
fire is burning in the southern part of the
town, and it threatens to be very de
structive.
Shenandoah, Pa., June 23.—The fire
here destroyed seventeen tenement houses,
occupied by at least 200 Hungarians and
for other families. One woman was
seriously burned.
Found Guilty ot Murder.
Cincinnati, June 23.—The jury in the
case of Joseph Palmer, the accomplice of
Wm. Berner, returned a verdict of murder
in the first degree. This verdict only em
phasis the iniquity of the Berner verdict.
Berner and Palmer together killed Wm. H.
Kirk, their employer, in his stable for his
money. Both confessed. The proof in
beth cases was practically the same, yet
Berner's jury brought in a verdict of man
slaughter. It was this gross travesty of
law and justice that produced the excite
ment which led to the riots and burning of
the court house. Berner has twenty year»
in the penitentiary, and Palmer must hang.
A Murderer Lynched.
Vincennes, Ind., June 24.—At 12:30
last night a mob of about fifty people went
to the jail, battered down the door with a
rail taken from the railroad track, and
took Oliver Canfield, who had murdered
Mrs. Mollie Ghikin some time ago, and
hanged him to a telegraph pole. The body
was left hanging until 5 a. m., when it was
cut down by friends. The mob was quiet
but detei mined. The Sheriff was at the
jail bat he was overpowered, and no re
sistance was made. Canfield killed the
woman from jealousy.
Driving Park Races.
Chicago, June 20.—Theflaming Maltese
Cross of "Lucky" Baldwin showed in front
at *he finish and the only two races in
which he entered today. The first was in
the inaugural rush in which Gans had the
worst send-oft' and ran last for half a mile,
when he went to the front and won with
out the touch of whip or spur.* The other
was in the most important race of the day.
Fallen Leaf took the lead from the tap of
the drum aud never let up and won.
Chicago, June 23.—The weather for
the races was fair and warm, and the
track still'. In the first race, a mile and
one-eighth, for the Green stakes for three
year-olds, the following were the starters :
Strickland, Joquita, Cora Baker, King,
Troubler, Actor, Venture, Lily, Bernita,
Savannah, Madison and Halloway. Strick
land jumped into the lead, Venture and
Bernita being close together. Strickland
was never headed, and won in a gallop by
five lengths; Savannah, second; Madison,
third. Time, 2:02].
In the second race, for a c ub purse of
$400, all ages, a mile and three-fourths,
the following were the starters; Shenan
doah, Bob Miles, George L.. Boulevard,
Keene, and April Fool. April Fool was
the favorite, and took the lead, which he
increased to three lengths, Buoulevard,
Shenandoah and Bob Miles being close to
gether. There was little or no change for
a mile and a half. At that point April
Fool came back even with Bob Miles. The
stretch home was a punishing finish be
tween Miles and Fool. Miles won; Fool,
second; Boulevard, third. In the third
race, rapid sweepstakes, all ages, three
fourths mile heats, the starters were :
Pearl, Jennings, Thady ami Finality. The
first heat was won by Finality, the
favorite, by a length ; Jennings, second :
Thady, third. Time, 1:18].
There was some expression of opinion
after .the first heat that Murphy might
have won it with Pearl Jennings.
The fourth race was for the haudicap
purse, all ages, 1] miles. Starters, Ober
meyer, Ballard and Rose Sedam. Ober
meyer led seven-eights and then quit.
The others made a fighting finish. Sedam
won by a neck, Ballard (favorite) second, '
Obermeyer poor third. Time, 2:14].
Chicago, June 24.—Fourth day of the
Chicago Driving Park summer running
meeting. The weather was very warm aud
the track was in a good condition.
First race, ladies stake, two year old ■
fillies, three-quarter of a mile. Starters, i
Tabitha, Ida Hope, Rhadama, Ellen, Spark- ,
liug. Won by Rbadama (favorite), Ida ;
Hope second. Time 1:19.
Second race, purse mile heats. Starters, j
Lehman, Rill Bird, Ella Rowett, Edwin A. |
Madison. Mart Bonham. First iieat Leh- j
man (favorite) took the track, never
headed, won easily hy three lengths. Bon- j
ham second, Edwin A. thitd, Madison i
fourth, Rowett fifth; Bird left at the post ;
and distanced. Time 1:45]. The second)
heat Lehman won by half a length, after I
punishing the finish with Edwin A. ; Ella
Rowett third, Madison fourth, Bonham
filth. Time 1:45.
Third race, merchants stakes, all ages. |
1] miles. Starters, Ascender, John Davis,
Ganoa, Idle Pat, Thady. Pat made a run- !
ning for half a mile, Ganoa (favorite)
second, Davis third place, Hien Davis and
Ascender went to the front, Ganoa third.
At the head stretch Ascender, who sold iu
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easily by three lengths, Davis 2d by ahead,
after driving to the finish with Ganoa.
Time, 2:13].
Fourth race, haudicap steeplechase,
short course 1 ; miles. Starters, Athelstaua,
Capt. Wood, Ohio Boy, Berthmore, Miss
Moulsey, Scalper, Gilt Edge, Carter Har
rison and Major Pickett. Pickett won
easily by three lengths, Bertmore second,
Ohio Boy poor third. Time, 3:06].
Fifth race, all ages, three-quarters of a
mile. Starters, Tatoo, 1*. D. C^., Labelle N.,
Friday, Egeria, Adventurer and Troubler.
The favorite was Tatoo. Belle w on by a
length. After a close race P. D. (.}. second,
Adventurer third. Time, 1:17].
Sixth race, extra, all ages, three-quarters
of a mile. Starters, Springer, A ilee, Tenny
son, Niphon, Sadie McNarv, Vascelator,
Disturbance. The favorite was Sadie
McNary. It was a hot race between her
and Niphon. The latter woii by a length,
Ailee third. Time 1:16.
Spanish Outrage.
i 'h iLAi»Ki.rn i a,J une 22.—Captain Drisk,
of the schooner A. V. Drisk,fn m Cardenas,
reports his vessel tired upon by a Spanish
gun l>oat while entering the Cardenas har
bor. The attack was made on May 21st.
The Captain says that be cannot account
for the firing, which was unexpected and
entirely unwarranted. A passenger on the
schooner, F. J. Collins, witnessed the
alleged outrage. His affidavit has been
taken and the facts forwarded to Washing
ton by the American Consul Cardenas.
Killed by Lightning.
Denver, Col., June 22.—A severe hail
storm, accompanied by lightning, visited
Central City this afternoon. A game of
base-ball was in progress on Academy Hill
and the lightning struck and killed Nicho
las Neumayer and probably fatally injured
James Lick and Frank Osburn. At Moun
tain City several persons were struck. The
engine house of the Prize mine near Cen
tral City was demolished, and five miners
badly injured.
Fatal Shooting Affray.
Denver, June 22.—A special to the
Republican from Silverton, says that Pat
Cain and Billy Wilson, while out horse
back riding to-day, undertook to settle an
old trouble. They both drew revolvers
and commenced shoot ng at each other
while setting on their horses. Cain suc
ceeded in killing Wilson, and also the
horse he was riding. Cain is uahurt.
Lawless Indians.
Winnipeg, Man., June 21.— A dispatch
from Battleford says : The Indians on
Pound Makers' reserve seized and beat a
government official and broke into a gov
ernment store and stole provisions. About
fifteen mounted police were sent from Bat
tleford to arrest the depredators, but were
set at defiance, and a fight was expected.
The people of Battleford are alarmed, and
have organized and armed themselves for
self-defense. No arrests.
Rumor Denied.
Chicago, June 23.—The Secretary of the
Board of Trade announced on Change this
morniBg that the firm of C. J. Kershaw &
Co., one of the largest exporting and com
mission houses of the city, had given up
all their trades and would settle all differ
ences at their office. It was rumored that
the firm had failed, but they assert their
ability to meet all demands in full.
Absconded.
WTlmington, Del., June 24.— Joseph
Johnson, President of the Newark Briek
Company, has absconded with $50,000.
The company has made an assignment to
the Newark National Bank. Johnson left
the laborers unpaid.
Boat Race.
Pittsburg, June 21.—The three mile
boat race over the Holton course this after
noon between Peter Priddy and George
Gang for a pane of $1,000 was won easily
by Priddy. Time, 20 minutes and 50
seconds. Priddy had fifty feet the start
and wen by four lengths.
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New York, June 24.—Matthew Morgan
& Sons, bankers, have suspended. The an
nouncement of the failure caused a depres
sion iu the stock market, but it recovered
and became steadier. The firm was an old
one. Morgan & Sons were not members of
the Stock Exchange. They are known as
merchant bankers, drew exchange, aud
dealt in securities on the list. The sus
pension is attributed to shrinkage in values,
(railroad l>onds) principally Denver ik Rio
Grande, of which they were large holders
at a high price. The liabilities are mainly
due on exchange, but they have liabilities
on the Stock Exchange. The members of
the firm are large real estate owners. It is
believed that inability to realize ou their
real estate was the immediate cause of sus
pension. The assignment was made to
protect all creditors equally. The eorres
pondent s of the firm are the Union and
city banks iu Uoudou. and M. Heine, Mar
cuard, Andre and Hattenger it Uo. in Paris,
They had correspondents also in all parts
of Europe. The social condition of the
members of the firm is very high, the
daughter of Edward Morgan being the wife
of August Belmont, Jr., and Henry Morgan
is connected with the family of Mr. Brown
of Brown Bros. A Uo., by marriage. The
firm have been iu business iu this city for
thirty-five years. They came originally
from New Orleans. They have always
been correspondents for several London
bouses, and were rated No. 1.
Elici t of tlie Failure.
New York, June 24.— C. F. Woeris
shafi'er, prominently identified with the
liear interest, interviewed to-ilay regarding
the situation on Wall street, said "I re
gard the failure of Morgau ik Sons as very
serious, as they were au old firm and
greatly respected. I ilo not think it will
have any effect on the stoek market. It is
more of a commercial disaster. I ilo uot
anticipate any more iailures at present,
though I think stocks will go lower."
Regarding Gould's position, he said :
"Gould cannot fail. He lost a great deal
of money, but has plenty left. Anything
may happen ; Gould may go under ; this
bouse may tumble down, but I am takiug
my chances on it. I do not intend to
move." The market, Woerisshatfer said,
looked bad, and he aebnowledged that he
felt bine. _
The English Case.
W A8HINQTON, 'June 21.—It is under
stood that there will be two reports sub
mitted to the House in tlie English case,
The majority report will say that what
English du) in the interest of his sou was
not in violation of the rules of the House,
while tlie minority report will aver that it
was.
New Treaty.
Ottawa, June 23.—It is reported that I
the government has arranged a reciprocity j
treaty with the United States, which will
shortly be made public. The new treaty i
will follow the line of the former recip
rocity treaty, admitting products anil some
articles of manufacture in the Eastern
States. The defeat of the Morrison tariff
bill in the House of Representatives, it is
stated, is largely due to the renewal of
negotiations.
Death ol the Pjince of Orange. 2
The Hague, June 22.—The Prince of j
Orange passed a calm night aud a peaceful
morning before his collapse, la the fore
noon ol Saturday lie seemed so well that
the doctors talked of sending him to
South France. At 11 o'clock he suddenly
exhibited symptoms of extreme weakness
and fainted. His respiration lieeame great
ly enfeebled, but subsequently a slight re
covery was noticeable but his lungs seem
ed parai i /.ed. From this time until his
death the Prince remained unconscious.
The kinghas returned from Carlsbad anil
held a conference with the cabinet. The
president of the council has convoked a
general State council.
The cabinet decided to resort to the pro
visions of the law of November 3d aud
4th, and will convene the Chambers, fonn
ing the states general in a Plenary Con
gress of 78 senators instead of 39, and 172
deputies instead of 86. This Congress will
proclaim Princess Wilhelme successor un
der the council to the regency with Cjueeu
Emma as Regent, and the President of the
council as Chancellor. The cabinet has
determined to refuse to share the tutelage
with any German branch of the royal fam
ily.
Berlin, June 22.— Bismarck during the
illness of the Prince of Orange caused the
German representatives at the various Eu
ropean courts to declare that any attempt
to successorship to the Regency in Holland,
the European question would find instant
opposition from Germany. This is taken that
Germany alone has the right to med
dle in the affairs of Holland. The King is
ill. Death is near. On his decease the
Duke of Nassau, failing to obtain the
throne of Holland, will claim the Grand
Duchy of Luxembourg.
Base Ball.
Cleveland, O., June 24.—Clevelands 2 ;
Philadelphias 6.]
Detroit, Mich., June 24.— Detroits 0 ;
Providences 1, in fourteenth and last in
ning.
Boston, Mass., June24.—Bostons 6; Chi
cagos 13.
Buffalo, N. Y., June 24.—New Yorks
10; Buffalos 5.
Republican Ratification Meeting.
Boston, Mass., June 24.—The Republi
can State committee will call a ratification
meeting as soon as Senator Hoar and Rep
resentatives Long and Crapo could make
arrangements to be present.
Labor Troubles.
East Saginaw, Mich., June 22.—Com
pany C, Michigan State Troops, of this city,
leceived orders this evening to take a
special train at 8 o'clock to-night for
t;scoda, the scene of labor disturbance.
Reports from Oscoda are to the effect that
all is quiet there, but trouble is appre
hend«! to-morrow.
Murder.
New York, June 22.—Peter McCor
mick, a wealthy resident of Hunter's
Point, was shot and killed to-day by
Patrick Kirnau, one of his tenants, who
kept a liquor store. They had a dispute
about rent. _
One Fare for the Round Trip.
Chicago, June 24.—The local reception
committee announces that all the railways
leading into the city have agreed to carry
all] persons attending the National Demo
cratic convention for one fare for the round
trip, good from July 5th to the 14th.
Democratic Delegates to Chicago.
St. Louis, Mo., June 24.— The Demo
cratic State convention lor the election ol
delegates at large to the National conven
tion at Chicago and for naming district del
egatee, met this morning. The attendanoo
is vory large.
Pedestrian Match.
Baltimore, Jnne 21. —The six day
pedestrian match of women was won by
Howard, who made 340 miles.
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New York, June 19. —Governments
a traction lower. Railways firmer. The.
market opened coni paratively firmer lor
some shares anil a shade higher lor others.
At the first call a weaker tone prevailed
owing to a sharp decline in Vanderbilts,
which broke 2; per cent, for New York
Central, 1] lor Canadian Southern anil 3 for
Lake Shore. These stocks were unfavorab
ly affected by reports that the Lake Shore's
earnings for the quarter w ere only equal to
; ol 1 per ceut ou the capital stock
anil consequently no dividend would Ik*
declared. Speculation was also adversedly
influenced by reports that the paper of
a well known railway capitalist had gone
to protest. In the afternoon there was a
rally of from ] to ], but in the final sales
the lowest prices of the day generally
were obtained. Compared with hud night's
closing prices generally were il" 3: per
cent lower.
New \ork. June 20.— Governments
weak and lower ; shares to-day have been
heavy aud lower with breaks in Vanderbilt,
Northwestern anil Ro k Island. Various
rumors and the assignment of Commodore
Gairison were made the basis of a general
raid on the market, and in the absence of
the hull support the prices yielded readily
Mr. Garrison has uo speculative interest m
the street and his assignment is not regard
ed as having any relation to the stock mar
ket. Speculation was weak throughout
anil some shares sold at the lowest figures
for years. Prices broke from 1 to 5 percent.
The market as compired with last night's
closing prices were bom 1 to 4] lower.
New York, June 23. —Governments weak
and uo demand. Railways weak and lower.
Stock market opened firm ami priées rose
from ] to 1J percent. Soon after opening
a selling movement set in which lasted,
with few interruptions.until after2 p. m.
Reports affecting the credit of prominent
capitalists aud financial institutions were
freely circulated, and upon investigation
proved'to lie untrue.
Money was again manipulated anil the
rate was bid up to 15.
Pacific and Lackawanna were exception
ally strong and closed i per cent, higher.
The weakest stocks were Northwestern,
Western Union, Illinois Central, and Chi
cago and Alton.
In the afternoon money became easier
and stocks firmer and prices rallied ■] to 2]
per cent.
New York, June 24.—Governments
steadier; Railways firm. There was a de
cided change in the temper of the stock
speculation to-day. Repeated efforts were
made to depress the market but there was
no lack of orders, and alter each decline
prices rallied. The leading operators were
large buyers in their various specialties.
The other causes for the advance in prices
were the reduction in rates in Sterling Ex
change.
The statement by prominent baukers
that the import movement was good and
the favorable reports regarding crops had
much to do with the increased firmness.
The market opened firm and prices rose
from I to ' per cent for the general list,
aud 2 per cent for Northwestern. Shortly
afterward Western Union was freely sold
anil fell off J to 57|. Enormous blocks
of stock were thrown on the market anil
it was the general impression that the
bulk of the transactions were "washes."
The early improvement was los> L but the
resistance offered by the Western Union
soon turned the market upwards.
At intervals during the afternoon un
successful attempts were made to break
the market but they resulted in reactions.
The market clos«i strong.
Money Market.
New York, June 24.—Money easy at
1(32; prime mercantile paper, 5(3*6;
sterling exchange anil bankers bills weak
and depressed at 481 (3 112 ; sterling ex
change, 482'(3 483.
Wool Market.
Philadelphia, I'enna., June 24.—Wool
quiet aud prices nominal.
Hank Statement.
New York, June 21.—Loan, decrease,
$2,860,500; specie, increase, $2,661,200;
revenue, increase, $3,033,595. The banks
now hold $10,018,075 in excess of legal re-
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The Week's Failures.
New York, June 20.—The failures for
the past seven days in the United States
number 182 ; Canada, 28. Casualties con
tinue numerous on the Pacific coast and
in the South. Compared with last week
there was a decrease of 23 failures, due to
a falling off in other sections.
Financial Situation in Cuba.
Madrid, June 22.—In the Cortes yes
terday the West Indian membersadvocated
the suppression of export duties, reduc
tion of import duties from $34,000,000 to
$24,000,000, and the early conclusion of a
treaty of commerce with America as the
only means of extricating Cuba from the
financial depression now existing. The
Government declared that it was impossi
ble for Spain to assume Cuba's debt or an
nual deficit, and that it was impossible to
satisfy Cnbian aspirations for better com
mercial relations with America, which
would damage the Peninsula trade with the
colonies. A slight reform was promised to
facilitate trade between Spain and Cuba.
The depression it was declared had been
aggravated by the too rapid abolition of
slavery. The reply of the Government
caused much discontent among the mem
bers.
Personal.
Washington, June 20.— The President,
accompanied by Secretary Lincoln and
General Sharpe, of New York, arrived here
this morning.
New York, June 20.—General Logan
left here for Washington this afternoon.
Railroad Attached.
SYRACUSE, New York, June 20. — An at
tachment was filed this afternoon iu liehalf
of Ward & Mackay, of Ntwburg, upon the
West Shore railroad property in Oswego
county. They claim $250,000 on contract
work in the construction of the road.
Fatal Accident.
Steubenville, O., June 24.—A portion
of the tunnel on the west line of the Pan
Handle railroad, which was nearly com
pleted, caved in this morning, burying
eight men and one boy. Pour ol the
party are thought to be fatally injined.
The others are badly though not seriously
hurt. They are mostly Italians.
Natural Gas Light.
Pittsburgh, Pa.,—The new natural gas
well at the Jefferson works was light«l last
night. An immense crowd was presenr,and
the event was celebrated by firing cannons
and the playing of bands. This gas well
will save 40,000 bushels of coal per month
for the company alone.
Burglary.
Detroit, Juae 19—The safe ol John
Collins, in Peck township, Halina county,
was blown open by burglars last night aud
$10,000 in cash and securities stolen.
Forest Fires.
Boston, Jnne 24 .— Forest fire« are rag
ing in this vicinity, "Round Pond, in Dal
ton and Wbitofield uountius, N. U.

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