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This seems to be the result of the count in the Empire State, and small as it looks in comparison with the total of the votes, and still less with the conse quences to follow, it is enough to settle the Presidency in Cleveland's favor. It seems to us sometimes as if such an event, so humiliating and calamitous, could not possibly be allowed by Provi dence. So it seemed years ago as if the battle of Bull Run ought not to have re sulted as it did, Providence knows best, and it is our business to revise our own judgments. We are told that calami ties are only blessings in disguise. It may be so now, but a more completely disguised blessing never came under our notice. The thing that is always foremost to our thoughts is that the government goes back, after 24 years, to the same hands that sought to destroy it and supposed they had. Cleveland was not a rebel, nor do we know that he ever actively sympathized with them, but we all know that Hen dricks did. The spectacle of such a man presiding over the American Senate will not be relished by loyal men of the .Nation. But, we may be asked, are you always going to treasure up a spirit of hate? will you never forgive political sins and j heresies, though they may have had all ; the appearance and effects of treason and rebellion? All that we are disposed j to sav in reply is that it is time enough to forgive when forgiveness is sought. | S > far as we know the Democratic party : is made up mostly of those who, at the j South, fought to destroy the Union, and ! those at the North who sympathized with ! them. There are others, of course, but | with these two classes named taken out | there would be no Democratic part}', i Now, we have yet to know of any at the South who still keep up the Democratic party, who express any regret for their acts or aiiy change of opinions. 11 the children of Israel were com pelled to wander in the wilderness forty years to root out rebellion, it looks to us as it at least one full generation should have been given to those who sought the destruction o: this government, before intrusting it again to their care. We have no doubt the 40,000 Republi cans who voted for Cleveland in New York think he is an honest man and a patriot, and we hope the country may not suffer in ids hands. We certainly hope he may not die during his official term for we should regret above all tilings to see Hendricks advanced. We can forgive a Southern man for going with his section, and very many did so against their convictions, but tbe Northern man who was a traitor to nis section as well as to his country ought never to be forgiven. A change of 549 votes in the State of New York would have given the elec toral vote of that State to Blaine and have elected him President. But this fact, though it shows no great victory to the opposition, is all the more aggravat ing to the Republicans. Nor is it any source of consolation to know that the Democratic success was secured by Re publican votes. Both of these consider ations make our humiliation more deep and oppressive. We do not believe this Democratic suc cess is going to break up the solid South, as some pretend. So far as we can peer into the future and weigh human mo tives, it will only make the South more solid without at all improving the methods by which it is done. The only way in which we expect this Southern victory may be overruled for tbe good of the country, is in bringing out in still more OiTjnsive form tbe intolerant spirit of the South, so as to make the North more solid than ever. Within the next four years there will be ten millions increase ot population and most of that will be in tbe North. There will be some new States added that will swell the Northern electoral vote. The Republican majority iu the Sen ate assures us against any very hurtful legislation fAr two years to come and then a new House will be chosen, which we believe will be decisively Republi can. At most it will only be a loss of the offices for four years, and even with Ran dall for Secretary of the Treasury, we do not believe he can get the color of law j for emptying the treasury as he proposes. While conceding that Cleveland is j rightly entitled to the electoral vote of j New York and that this virtually makes him President, we do not believe the vote of the solid South is an honest and fair expression of tbe legal voters of that section. We believe tbe negro vote of the South has been suppressed by vio lence and fraud and that with anything like a fair vote there, Blaine would have been elected triumphantly even without New York. It is however a crime for which there is no apparent remedy and we must therefore submit. j : MB. Blaine ex plaines to a friend that he did not hear the part of Mr. Burchard's address relating to Rum, Roman ism and Rebellion, aud that he knew noth ing a boat it until he saw it in the papers the next day. The truth is that out of a dozen keen-eared reporters but one heard it. It was not printed in any of the New York morning papers next day, but ap l*ared for the first time in a report tele graphed to another city. Mr. Blaine thinks he lost his thousand votes in New York State by the expression. CANADA imported 324 barrels of Hour from the United States last year, and 3,000, 000 bushels of wheat. The tariff on Hour is 50 cents per barrel, and on wheat 15 cents per bushel. THE HEROES. The campaign just closed is remark able in very many respects and will well repay study. It is remarkable for one thing, in respect to the few prominent men who took a conspicuous part on the Republican side. We do not forget Hie splendid service rendered by Hoar and Hawley, by Evarts and Sherman. Still it is true that Blaine and Logan led their own forces in person and never was a more gallant fight that better de served victory. For every one who took an active part on the Republican side, we can recall several who might and did not. The contest did however bring out j some heroes. One of the foremost of these is John D. Finnerty, of Chicago. : He might easily have secured his own re-election, if he had been willing to support Cleveland, notwithstanding his independent votes and speeches in Con gress, A braver set of fellows never stood up before cannon's mouth, than those noble Irishmen, who like Finnerty and with him, broke away from the ties of party, a slavish allegiance to a party that was betraying them. They have become intelligent enough to see the base uses to which their votes and services were being perverted by those who had won confidence only to betray. Why should Irishmen in America take service voluntarily under their old task masters? Why should Irismen aid to establish a commercial policy in this country that subserves the iuterests chiefly of British manufacturers and ship owners? Probably 100,000 Irishmen in this country voted for Blaine and Logan for reasons that satisfy them and do them honor. Four years hence this number will be 000,000. All honor to the noble men who have broken away from this second captivity and have thrown down and trodden under foot the idols they have served to their own shame and sorrow. DEFEATED Jîl 1 UNDISMAYED. Blaine and Logan are defeated, but by so small a margin and against such fear ful odds that they may well feel it has been a real victory. There was no effort made except in two or three of the Southern States. There violence and fraud worked their own sweet will and sent up, as anticipated, their 153 solid Democratic votes. It only needed three or four Northern States besides, so that the real contest was only in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Indiana, and in three of these States the Inde pendent Republicans were strong enough to give the majority to Cleveland. [f there were as much freedom at the South as at the North, it would be less solid than tbe North. We are proud of the position and vote of the North. Its Republican solidity is of its own free enlightened choice. We never felt prouder of the Republi can party than we do to-day, in the hour of its defeat._ Mr. Blaine thinks that the fact that it was rainy oa election day contributed to his defeat. It undoubtedly prevented very many persons in feeble health and extreme old age, who lived miles away from tbe polls, to venture forth. Iu such a great State as New York it would not be hard to find some few thousands of such persous. There will be a great many ot this class who will regret their neglect when they know how a few more votes would have changed the entire result. We can think of a hundred contributing causes to this result, but it is more than useless to dwell over them or repine. It is our duty to say and do the right as far as we know it and have the ability, leav ing consequences to an overruling Provi dence, which uses partial defeats often as the means to greater and surer success. The papers that come to us uow have more or less to say about Cleveland's Cabi net. While the London Times and the better class of Democratic papers favor Bayard lor Secretary of State, some are suggesting Jeff Davis or Bob Toombs. As a disinterested spectator, we can observe that the South is entitled to make its own selection. It has furnished three-fourths of the electoral votes, no matter whether they were stolen or not. and is entitled to three-fourths of all the spoil in the shape of Cabinet and other officers, and may well feel aggrieved if put off with any less ! share of the fruits of such a victory. It is justly entitled to six seats in the Cabinet, ^ and we hope it will insist on having them. We see no reason why Democrats should feel bound by the constitutional »amend- \ ments and civil service laws. They can j well say that they opposed them at every I stage and held that they were unconstitu- I tioual, null and void. a The Banner Republican State this year is Pennsylvania, which gives Blaine a plurality ol over 80,000. Kansas comes next with about 60,000, and Minnesota is third with something over 50,000. Neither of these States did so well four years ago, nor ever before, in fact, except in 1872, when Pennsylvania's plurality for Grant was over 137,000, and in 1860, when the same State gave Lincoln 89,000 more votes than Breckenridge, though with the vote of Douglass added to that of Breckenridge the Republican plurality was only 72,400. Mr. Justice Field, from the National Circuit Bench in California, has decided that a person of the Mongolian race, born in this country and subject to the jurisdic tion thereof is an American citizen, with all the rights, privileges and immunities of other citizens._ Ax anarchist pri^ner on trial at Berne, Switzerland, lately declared that he was in the employ of the Berlin police. His statement was confirmed, and caused con siderable sensation. His functions were to excite the anarchists of Switzerland to commit outrages which would lead to their expulsion from the country. A GREAT MISTAKE. Even the jaundiced eye of the New Y'ork Times discerns in the incendiary tendencies of the Southern blacks some thing that is not creditable to the whites of that section. It infers that the negro has learned that he cannot believe what his old master tells him. He has been deceived and defrauded, not only in the matter of his political rights, privileges and iuterests, but in his contracts and trades, till the old feeling of confidence has given way to one of distrust and hostility. Every one who knows any thing of negro nature gives it credit for being naturally confiding. The South ern whites have wantonly thrown away the rudder with which they might have guided the physical energies, as well as the new political power, of the negro for the mutual benefit of both. It is claimed sometimes that a dog will love its master better for being whipped. But we do not belieye there is a branch of the human family of any color that can oe brought to respect, admire and confide in those who habitually deceive and abuse them. What shall we say of such a state of things as exists in Alabama, certainly not one of the worst States of the South, where the assessed value of fire arms is four times as great as that of all the ag ricultural implements. Does it indicate the use of Christian or civilized means and methods of maintaining power? There are no doubt some bad men, perhaps some very bad ones, among the blacks, but if the whites would use their influence as they might and should with the better class and kind of the blacks, these would take care of, restrain and punish the bad ones of their own race. We have seen plenty of intelligent Southern people that see and concede i ! I this capitol error, but they say that pride j and tradition as yet hold too strong a sway to admit of the general application of the better methods. One who starts out to act thus on his own conviction is at once .-uspected of political apostacy and is forthwith ostracised. Rev. Joseph Cook is credited with the following expressed opinion on the tariff that would do credit to the Delphic or ac ^ e: j "1 am a provisional tree trader and a AN OPINION AS IS AN OPINION. conditional protectionist, and not on the lence either." The latter clause seems to he added from the same precautionary sense that makes a small hoy write over his picture, "this is a horse," for fear that it might he taken for an elephant or a dog. "By "provisional free trader" he may mean in favor of free trade in provisions. But, seriously, we can interpret him thus : He is in favor of free trade with those who give us the same in return and pro vided it works no injury to any other in terests of the country, and in favor of protection till our mannfacturing indus tries have not only become strong enough to stand alone, hut are extensive enough to more than supply our home markets. The conditions sought for by all pro tectionists are to maintain the rate of wages, to multiply home manufactures, to give employment to higher grades of skilled labor, to produce enough revenue not only to pay current expenses hut to pay off the National debt. VAIN HOFES. The oulv possible ground on which the South can continue to fayor Iree trade is its hope to restore slavery or something equivalent to it—perhaps a system of peonage like that which exists in Mexico. With any similar state of freedom at the South, such as prevails at the North, that section will need pro- j tection and he benefitted by it even more ; than th^North. All of its leading statesmen and news papers agree that there is not a cent made in raising cotton in the present methods and at present prices. The earnings of skilled labor in the higher departments of iudustry are so much greater that the South will never make any advance in wealth till it manufac tures the cotton that it raises. Within twenty-five years the South will be more solid for a protective tariff than any other portion of the country, for slavery in any form will never be restored, and the time will come sooner or later when the white men at the South will see that it is for their owu peace and material interests to cultivate the intelligence and good will of the negro. It will be the best soil they can cultivate. The New Orleans Picayune is authority for the statement that the registration lists of the city at present contain 45,000 names, of which 15,000 are false and fraudulent and are systematically used to cover the work of repeaters. New Orleans is en titled to a great deal larger registration and vote than it has, but election is such a notorious farce that no one takes the trouble to register and vote. It was recently shown to the Judge of the United States Court that there were 7,000 names on the registry, which had been examined and known to be false, but the Register refused to strike off one of them and defied the United States Judge to interfere, and he had to say he had no power to remedy the evil. At the last State election, when a Democratic majority of 25,000 was re ported, an actual canvass was made at great pains of eyery man in the State who voted and taking the voter's own word as to how he voted, there was a Republican majority of 16,000. With a full, free, fair vote and an honest return, Louisiana would give 50,000 Republican majority ever time. It went for Cleveland all the same. ! 1 Two steamers have been plying on Devils Lake the past season and have done a large and prosperous business. WHAT IT MEANS. It is easy enough for a blind man to | see what the election of Cleveland means. ; It means that there has been no approach to a free election in the sixteen Southern States whence the body of his electoral votes come from. There is not a man, woman or child in the ceuntry who does not know that in a fair election, at least Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Florida would go Republican every time by large majorities. It means too that as yet the mass of the Irish people have not awakened from their delusion in looking to the Demo- j cratic party for help in the present and ; hope in the futnre. It means that there is no small num- i ber of moral vagabonds and idiots at the j North, wandering about bunting up somebody to forgive who don't want to j be forgiven—who are not sorry for what j they have done and would do it again if * they had a chance. It means that there are a great many ; nominal Republicans, so self conceited ! and opinionated, that, if they can't have j their own way, will do the meanest thing j they can think of. It means that there are some men who ^ would do more to gratify revenge than \ than to serve the best interests of their country and advance what they believe to be the best principles of government. It means that there are simple folk who think intemperance can be stopped by prohibitory amendments—who seem to fancy that the constitution or statute i book can travel the streets like Roman ! lictors, closing saloon doors, emptying demijohns and sending drunkards home I to sober off. It means that there is in this country a school of statesmen who think the commercial iuterests of the country may j bg better regulated by theory than prac tice—who have reasoned out to their per fect satisfaction that our people will grow richer on lower wages and by giv ing exclusive attention to cultivating the soil, leaving other nations to do the manufacturing and transportation. It means that the rabble of New York City out-number and can out vote the soberj honest, intelligent country people 0 f t | ie State. means ten thousand things that are j of no particular credit to us as a people and Hint it is unpleasant even to speak of. LOWELL ON DEMOCRACY. j ; We extract the following from a speech of our English Minister on Democracy, as published in the Pall Mall Gazette : "I have hinted that what people are afraid of in Democracy, is less the thing itself than what they conceive to be its necessary adj uncts and conseq uences. | It is supposed to reduce all mankind to a dead level of mediocracy in character and culture ; to vulgarize men's conception of life, and therefore their code of morals, manners and conduct—to endanger tbe riuht of property and possession. But I believe the real gravamen of the charges lies in the habit it has of making itself ! generally disagreeable by asking the 1 powers that be, at the most inconvenient moment, whether they are the powers that ought to be." FIRST SHEEP IN OREGON. Bancroft's History furnishes the fol lowing incident connected with the intro duction of sheep into Oregon: "When cattle were wanted that their in crease might overspread the rioh pastures which lay illimitable on every side, for a beginning, Captain Dominis was requested to bring some eheep from California. The Captain was a better sailor than stock raiser. True, he brought sheep according to orders, a fine large lot ol them, hut when they were turned ashore and told to multiply it was discovered that they were all wethers.'' OREGON APPLES. In Bancroft's History of the North west Coast we are told this about the first introduction of apples into Oregon : "The first fruit tree grown on the Colum bia sprang from tbe seed ol an apple eaten at a dinner party iu Loudon. Tiie dinner had been given to Captain Simpson, ot the company's coast service. One ot the ladies present, more in jest than iu earnest, took from the apples brought on with the des sert, the seeds, and dropping them into Simpson's pocket told him to plant them when he should reach his Northwest wilderness. The captain had forgotten the circumstance until reminded of it while dining at Fort Vancouver, in 18'~7, hy finding in the pocket of the waistcoat which he had worn last in London, the seeds playfully put there by his lady frie nd. Taking them out he gave them to Bruce, the gardener, who carefully planted them, and thence, within the Territory of Oregon, began the growth ol apple trees' The most sickening part of the southern demonstrations in honor of Cleveland are the resolutions extolling "the sanctity of the ballot," and calling it "the palladium of liberty" and other sweet names, just as if they knew what they were talking about and as if the people of the North did not generally know of their systematic desecration of the ballot. We suppose these resolutions create infinite amuse ment at home, where every Democrat is not only familiar with, but expert at ballot stuffing as he is with negro killing. They are drawn to tickle the fancy of Curtis and Beecher and other Northern idiots who would rather be deceived than open their eyes and see the truth. It is simply shock ing hypocracy and is really the worst thing abont these rejoicings. It is brandishing a spirit of shameless defiance in the face of northern decency and intelligence. 4 ou have stolen the Presidency by your bull dozing and ballot-stuffing, aided by your dough-face dupes, and why can t you Ire content to gorge yourself with your spoil? Strike as hard as you will in a manly way, but do not insult our good sense by a solemn mockery of sacred things. Wm.A. Duncan, Democratic member elect to Congress from the 19th Pennsyl vania district, died at Gettysburg, Novem ber 14th. THE SOUTH WANTS THE POST MASTER GENERALSHIP. A distinguished Southern Ex-Senator is quoted as saying that the South wants especially two cabinet officers, the Attor ney Generalship and the Postmaster Generalship. By this we are not to un derstand that they do not want all the rest. As we have said before, the South is entitled by its contribution to the Dem ocratic victory to three-fourths of the dividends in the shape of official spoil. But, if there are any two places the South should not have, they are the ones for which they put in the first claim. Large portions of the South are cov ered with men systematically engaged in the business of illicit distilling and other fraud i upon the internal revenue. Would it he policy to put the business of ferreting out and prosecuting such offenses in hands that were in sympathy with the criminals ? But chiefly in the matter of the con trol of the post offices, we do not know how the South could make a more un reasonable and dangerous demand on the country. The South is now and always has been a source of expense, a dead weight on the postal department. According to the latest statistics for 1883 there was only one Southern State, and that the smallest of the lot, where the receipts of this department were greater than the expenditures, and even Dakota paid as much above expenses as Delaware. New York paid nearly three millions in excess of expenditures. Massachu setts came next, with over a million, and Pennsylvania third, with little less than a million, Illinois fourth, with $850,000 excess and so on. On the other har.d the average deficit of the Southern States was about $150, 000 . In other words the North does now and always has paid the expenses of the Postoffice Department, and virtually paid a larger share for carrying the Southern mails. Even so old a State as Virginia didn't pay the expenses of its own mail accommodations the last year into $331, 636. Kentucky was in arrears $112,944 ; Georgia was behind $198,963 ; Alabama $177,203; Arkansas $165,934; Texas $302,438, and so on. But not only does the North chiefly sustain the Postoffice Department aud pay for carrying the Southern mails, hut it contributes more than fifty times the amount of matter to he transported and is proportionally interested in having the Department administered to suit its own commercial interests. The postoffice rightly administered is one of the greatest means of popular education. It should he administered hy the best talent that the country can produce. President Hayes made no more egregious mistake during his adminis tration than in the appointment of Judge Key as Postmaster General. There are plenty of Northern men that can administer that office acceptably to the people who most use the postoffice and furnish its chief support. We confess our chief fear is that if administed by a Southern man in the interest of the South it will be perverted utterly from the purpose of its general convenience and means of popular in struction. No papers will he allowed to circulate at the South that the ruling oligarchy considers deleterious. The same espionage will be re-established all over the South that existed before the war. The laws will he systematically violated and their enforcement defied. We hope that Cleveland will spare the North at least this humiliation. When the white man owned the negro he had an interest to take care of him and generally to treat him kindly. From the Southern point of reasoning this interest has become reversed. They say that if the negro becomes intelligent, as well as moral and industrious, with their simple habits of life and natural fecundity, they will out grow the whites in numbers and va wealth and soon become the ruling clement of society. This danger could easily be averted if the Southern whites would go to work themselves aud not depend upon renting their lands, and if they would in vite immigration and make it welcome. Me Pherson thinks the revenue reform ers will be in a majority in the next House. He says that only eighteen of the forty five Democrats that followed Randall last season in opposition to the Morrison bill were re-elected. He says Frank Hurd was the only reformer beaten. But he over looks the Louisiana delegation, every one of whom is openiy pledged to protection. Without doubt Cleveland will lend all the influence of the administration to the re formers, but we doubt if that will carry it through the House. The sooner the issue comes and parties take their sides, the bet ter it will be for the country. It is an insult to the intelligence of Northern people to lay the blame of the poverty and social anarchy at the South upon any man or party at the North. It is not only false, but it is childish. The men of the South have all the opportunity and more abundant natural means to pros per that those of the North possess. They have all the political powers that the con stitution gives any one, and besides they have all the political power that the laws gave to the negro, but they have wrested it from him by violence and fraud. It has been eight years now since the troops were withdrawn from the South and the whites have had their own way. How much has the situation been improved? They have had all the State and local gov ernments and show no change for the bet ter and those who think there will be any happier changes for giving them control of the national government will soon be dis illusioned. BLAINE'S RESPONSE. Our dispatches to-day give us in full the response of Mr. Blaine to a serenade by his friends. It is a noble speech, and we do not believe there is a Republican in the country who would not a thous and times rather he in his place, defeat ed though it may he vulgarly called, than to be with Cleveland, overwhelmed as he is with congratulatory calls and telegrams. Mr. Blaine will doubtless be accused hy the namby-pamby dough-faces of the North with stirring up hostility against the South. The Northern man's tongue that will not cry aloud against such a crime anil the means by which it has , , . . , j gained a temporary success ought to he j palsied, in our opinion. 1 Viewing it as we do, with all the lights of recent history before us. we would rather be reduced to rags and a crust of bread as long as we lived, than have part in such an ignoble and un righteous triumph. It is not against past crimes that we j i j i I care to protest, we can forget and for- ! „ , . T , . . , I give all that is past. It is against the j living, present crime of the Solid South aud the infamous means hy which it is j accomplished and maintained, that we cry out with all the energy of our soul. Nor will the last of it ever he heard so loug as it exists and there are tree men at the North. The noise of this protest will rise stronger with every rising sun and it | will yet gather into a storm that will sweep the country from shore to shore. | Rather than sit quiet aud silent under the shadow of such gigantic crimes against human rights as makes the South solid, we say welcome war with all its horrors, and war eternal. It would he sweetness compared with the craven, cowardly spirit that would tamely sub mit to he dominated and domineered over hy a ruffianly minoriry. Perhaps the men of the North who gave their blood and treasure to save the Union, will sit passively hy and see its honors worn and its wealth drained and lavished upon those who did their utmost to destroy it. If they do, they deserve tobe called the servile cowards they would show themselves to be. The crime and havoc of war would be noth ing compared with the crime and havoc of such a peace as this would be. We spurn and loathe the idea of pa tient submission to what we believe to be a gigantic crime that lies covered under that disguise, the solid South. I i If liberty and manhood are not utterly ! dead it must perish and never presume 1 to control these United States. OFFICIAL RESULT IN MISSOULA. The official canvass of Missoula, pub lished in the Times , reduces Knowles' majority to 2. The Republicans elected their candidates for Councilman, Repre sentatives, County Commissioners, Clerk and Recorder, Sheriff, Superintendent of Schools. Coroner and Surveyor. The Democrats elected the Treasurer, As sessor, Probate Judge and Public Ad ministrât oil_ It is a little singular that men who think the Southern people are so much superior don'tgo and stay there to enjoy the superi ority of their association It shows us conclusively that men do not believe what they say. For our part we very much pre fer our own section of the country, though we admit that the South has a more genial climate, richer soil and greater natural re sources of every sort. No self-respecting man in the world would accept the best farm in the South and submit to the inso lent tyranny that holds supreme sway there. THE Alta California doubts the truth of the dispatches that any treaty has been negotiated with Spain that will admit sugar from Cuba and Porto Rico free of duty. It says that two-thirds of our sugar now comes from the Spanish West Indies and if the tariff is off, very soon the whole of it would come from that source and that it would reduce our revenues from cus toms by fifty or sixty millions. The Alta thinks that all that has been done is to re move the discrimination against goods shipped in American bottoms. The two ends of the Oregon Short Line were connected at Huntington on the 10th inst. without any ceremony, and the Union Pacific has now an outlet to the Pacific over its own rails. Business will open about the 1st of December. This makes four through lines, all in the United States, and when the Northern Pacific fin ishes its Cascade branch to Puget Sound there will be another. These will aid im mensely the growth of the Pacific States. At the recent election in Iowa four con stitutional amendments were adopted. One makes all the elections to come in November ; another abolishes the grand jury system ; a third abolishes the office of District Attorney, and the fourth gives the Legislature power to change or create judicial districts at any session. i \ i ! ; j ! : I ! Missoula Times : Missoula county gave Judge Knowles the nomination and gave him a majority in the election. No other county in the Territory gave either party so proud a victory as did this supposed-to be impregnable Democratic stronghold of Missoula county. The Globe-Democvat says Conkling missed a great chance, to gratify personal malice. A single speech for the Republi can party would have made him the fore most of our great men. It would have shown that he served the party on account of its principles instead of deserting it for its candidate. Is it to be supposed that men who do not scruple to shoot negroes on the slight est suspicion and even on manufactured suspicions, will hesitate to falsify the facts. The greater will always include the less. .. . j Take the case ol the Associated Pres« u j g an organization that is uuder the dim 1 1 --- r ---- 4 ' et " THE ASSOCIATED p HEss The Cincinnati Commercial, r takes up the charges against the -U*? ated Press in regard to election nT^' and treats the matter in a sniri» .• Urn * and fairness. The fact were charges more causeless th u/ti ^ made against this association, who' * ^ and desires are to he impartial, and** whose control the Democrats haL '*! j voice with Republicans. The Commercial Gazette says : The amount of ignorance that the 1) ocratic newspapers are showing their own business is very remarkable an i is only accountable upon the presummhT that there is much malice mixed with tl • misinformation. tion of men ot iioth parties, and its vital principle is impartiality in the gatheriu ^nd it happe J and transmission of news. that the majorities of its executive COuj i mittees and its employes, East and W est j are at this moment Democrats. There was no other organization that had i made the arrangements to secure accurate I of reports like those of the Associated Press, and their ligures became the stand ! comparison and the highest author I lty trom the moment that serious distmtA j a / ose lspute j | | arose. The violent Democratic assaults upon the Associated Press are proofs of Demo cratic dishonesty. The Democratic man agers when denouncing the Associat'd Press and claiming 5,000 plurality f or Cleveland in New York knew themselves to he making claims that could not be sub stantiated. And yet they made those claims with the same threatening ferocity, that they had 5,000 then, that they insist upon one quarter of that number at this time. The Associated Press is the largest cus tomer of the Western Union Telegraph Compay ; has a contract with the company for the transmission of a specified amount of matter within given hours between par ticular places for a certain sum. The Western Union Telegraph Company has no more to do with the preparation of the matter that goes over the wires, under the contract with the Associated Press, than it has with the writing of the private dispatches which it carries—no more than the miller who grinds wheat has with the I growing of the grain. If the grist is i musty when it is brought inio ; he mill it is not the miller's fault if the Hour is un wholesome. Mr. Jay Gould is the largest stockholder of the Western Union Telegraph Company —an institution l'ar superior to the postal service monopoly of the government of England— and the presumption is. that with his accustomed intelligent activity he has an influence upon its management. But the imputation that he controls the rivers of news that flow over the Western Union wires is the stupidest nonsense pos sible. Cleveland and the Vote [New York Sun.} Grover Cleveland was beaten in bis own ward. If he had been running for Alfter ! man he would bave been rejected by bis 1 nearest neighbors. Grover Cleveland was beaten in his owi city. If he had been running this year lor Mayor of Buffalo, the votes .of his fellow citizens would have declared him unwor thy to fill that office, Grover Cleveland was beaten in his own county. If he had been running again for Sheriff of Erie, the people of that county would have expressed their preference for some other hangman. Grover Cleveland was beaten in his own Congressional district. Grover Cleveland narrowly escaped de feat in his own State. The people of New York have had an opportunity to study him. He has only a minority of the votes of New Yorkers ; he lacks many thous i amis of a majority. If he had been run ning once more for Governor, he would ! have been beaten hy the ballots of tbe men who know him best. He was nomi nated for President on the assurance of his managers that he was the only man aide to carry New York for the Democracy. The ; vote shows that these pretensions as to bis j strength at home were absolutely unfound ed. Grover Cleveland did not pull tbe ! Democratic party through. Hew as pulled through in spite of himself by anti-Demo : cratic voters who had grudges and animos I ities against Mr. Blaine ; and a very tight ! squeeze it was after all. Just a lew hundred votes the other way would have .beaten Grover Cleveland iu United States for President of the luited States. The total arrival of immigrants iu Canada since January 1st have beenl38, 360, of whom 80,510 were settlers and 57, 876 passengers through to the Initeo States. This is a falling oil In»" l ^ e previous year, but a greater proportion ot settlers. ______ It is absurd to nippt ft that the South ern negroes are alienated from their old masters by the talk at the North, that never reaches them, and not by the cruel treatment that is ever present to theii sen ses. ______ There were 130,278 colored voters in Mississippi at the date of the last census, and only 108,204 white voters. Cleveland gets 78,000 and Blaine 42,000. Does any body think there was a fair election or lull vote.__ . There are getting to be as maD} tun nels through the Alps as we have trau continental railroads. There are ,,irte sub-Alpiue tunnels and a fourth under the Simplon projected. The Yellowstone Journal , writing obituary of its deceased local contemporary the short-lived Record , says: It was con^ ceived in sin, born in iniquity, nurture Democracy and died ol political rot. Ie we are to judge by the ears there will be little show for the Missourians to cape detection. The Week's Failures. . » < _The mfl* New York, November D d to ures for the past seven days as as follows: United Sates, fn L com 25; total, 236. an increase ot wM pared with last week, when tbt 216. More than half ol the fa curred in the Western and honueiu Earthquake. shock of earthquake, accompanied by_ * at explosive report, occurred ^ twenty Clitheroe, Lancashire, am 8 hock five miles from Manchesto • and threw dowrn horses in 11 —.Renient caused great consternation and among the inhabitants. Fawcett's Success«« - *^ London, November l3 a _ ". 11 ^ app oint Geo.J.Shaw Lclevre, haf ? Fawcett as ed to succeed the late Henry Postmaster General.