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At Noa. Oil to 018 L ! Street, IIP UTAIWC; WM. OSMAN HONS. J'ropri.tor- TRM$ OF SUBSCRIPTION 9 I .BO , 1.7.1 , Vi.OO la h..ince. rf annum If not paid till end of thrje uioutli Dot paid till end of ill mouth iiu i rrl.T. fifty cent extr. Fifteen cents year u Meil tu sler t out of tlie county t cuter prepayment or pontine. TttaM te.niii will he urn II) adhered to. T) MAIL Sl'IISCKIIIKIW. Please tie certain that the daw n the name ltel on tour paper Inulcau the time lo wiucn jou ...- oar ulnerlptlou. If It dm-, not, please notify woinim dlately. In Kecpuiitl..e aioiinu wlih . many differ- at utwerllMTi error, are llahltt to occur, and we take thin method to keep comvt account! with nmil .nl scrtbera. If the label l not comcn-d within two week. eflr we ihouM have received payment pleam- imtlfy u. We are even more anilood than you to have the account tOTnMi- OI'K AOKSTS: Tai ml Toi may tie ii'iiamcd at the following place by the Unirle copy.i.r aulwrli.tl-iii will IK! UWeii lor any lentftli of time ut the rrirular rau: K. 11. t'ooLSft, Serena. 111. L H. Tbowbkiim.I, Marwlllea. D H. Unokrii ill, Seneca. Qloaoi II. IIBKOBB. for Troy Uruve.Ophlrand Wal tba a. Aitdrew. Troy drove. Puvliuartrr at Ij-laud. Pitaiaitcrat ThiIc. Da. K. U. Ariwr, lwtant. In. Hhhiini. Scut dealer, Mfii'l ta. Piart'iitaire it liiimoui. p,Mlin'tn tre authorized to nselw! mitircrlpMou Bt all putoft.ce tu tti! county. VMo U.KNTS Wanu d !n every town In s.i!'.e county. I.'.hi rm coin i.t,.iia Mi.l in c.u.'i. Write fi.r term, pi ii'Iii. refer ace lu ail cam. ishnient of all persong inciting riot and rev olution against republican institutions. In regard to the liquor tariff tbe platform lavs: "We declare in favor of a proper regulation of ll.e liquor tariff, and believe it to be the duty of all good citizens to aid in reducing to a minimum the evils mulling therefrom, and to thin end favor the submission of an auieudmetit to the coiinliiution providkg for the license of audi t radio.'' MnurtJ at the ' "' ;''!. .Vil'llil I IUt .Villi r hit. Ottawa, lit., .Inly i t. Ihh7. Current Events. The 'Longshore men f New Ytk an again i D tlit eve nf a strike, having given notice that they will demand the old rate of wages for nlulit, Sunday hiiu ixui'i'iv work. tioV. per liour. On reMiming work after the winter's strike they bail to ai: ept what they could get, 4ie. Chimney M. Inline, In an interview July "JO, Mid In hi opinion tlio preiiien- tial SfniV'l-'le in '8 will lie l-etween lllrtilie and Cleveliitid Hirnin. Mo tlutiki, of ciiur.se, sh he pruttahly did lu lvl, tint Clevi 1 ind cannot lie elected. The 1'. S. Ar. Dept. crop report fir July li'ltlt (,'ivesthe following eMiin tte n to the con liti'-n of the Illinois crop, m.ik inir thn yield of lnt vear on h Imls of W: Corn 101, whe-it MS, rye ltd, onU H2, bailey ill, M)tiitoP8 10'J, hweet p'lUtoen Kll. Itcitna !ld, Horhillll !0, toh tcco wool 11"). clover Wt, tlinoth fiT, apples is, peuches 71, CriipeK H.. On Frk'av laat a train of excursloniH'.- wus run Into tit St. Thomas. Out , by an oil train. There wi.s a tearful loss of life. New York city and vicinity wms vNlted by a fearful wind Mortn on Sunday l ist. Immense (liimai'H wit dorm in the city and at the Htiburbitti watering placed, as well us to the tthippini; and pleasure bouts On Saturday last, near I ticn, N. Y., an accident happened to the train currying tlie I'resl leut and party north, resulting in the killing of tho englimer, though the iiresldenti'il tiarty were unitWiire, of the ac cident until all wns over. The engineer had his baud on the wlilsdtt to blow for a croaslnir, when the connecting bur to the for win (I driver on the right band Hide of the engine broke, and the hiiie tdoce of Hteel revolved with terrible velocity, tear Ing out one side of the cab, killing the en glueer, and ripping up tbe ties and the ground as the engine rushed along. A huge fracture was made in the boiler, and the Htcam escapei 1 In volumes. On Tuesday the Coercion bill bcc.tme a law the i oval a aunt hating been given, hvery weapuu against ibe Irinb government a-ked for has beeu given. Will the law netilo all disputes in Ireland build up the wasle place, relieve the nuflenng, feed the marv i.i i . i. :.. I ; ingT 1 ue party wmc.ii pasaeu hob i aj( will. It is liow ou trial; but if, an any" a cu temiiorary, ail or eight wont us hence Ire Imii he still in the aunie unhappy and piti tul Male thai she baa occupied so long; if all of Parliament' time and nil of tbe politic! tliori ot the nation be mill neccsrarily de oied to ihe distrcseful couutry," il will go hur l with the conservatives. It is prao lie illy i heir lust chance. Should they fail, liuiuo rule will come as quickly and a uaturally lis the pnl showers and the May buds utid blosscUi. The Coercion bill may be the winding i-lice I of the conservatives uvcn by their owu hauils.'' Illcciioii.s were held on Tues'biy fir their mi mbers of parliament. Conservnt ivts were e'ecleJ uer lilinlsioniuns, hut l a large loss of votes, indicating in the strongest niunner die rnpi l growth of liberal strength through out llie king Ioih. Kviletuly lrd ml must wail, hold last to Monte Christo's motto that 'everything come round lo him who will but wait." An unconfirmed rumor from Africa says iliat the famous eiplorer, Henry M.Suntlcy, has been killed by hostile tribes of natives. President Cleveland, holding that a pension fraud was just 9 mean as any othr framt on the government, had the manly courage to look Into these clslms, and out of the H00 brought before hi in In the form of 1111 passed by conirens, found some sixty, we believe, where on the pipers I ti l before congress, there was not a aclntilh of ju tlc.e In favor of the claim. In some of the caaes the c laim was ho grossly fraudulent and Impudent that the I'retddent could hardly bold bis temper nuu no doubt In dulged, lu lila veto, In pretty bbnrp Ian gunge, ami this U w hat la complained of is "insulting." Ii Nidlera are always liable to bo "insulted," ami when wane sculaw.-ig puta on the garb ot a soldier to facilltite bla plalng the boodler he must expect plain talk if detected. At any rate, though mobt of these private pension bills bad pissed congress without an adverse vote, after the President gave his reasons for ve. toing them, In every case bis veto was biis- talnt'd. No In the face of this proof that the democratic President has done more for the soldier than any of bis predecessors In twice the length of time, and by weeding out a ehamelul system of peculation and fraud that was growing up in their name, has done better for tbe country lu that be half than all his predecessors for twenty jesrs, instead of censure, lie deserves onl) upplaii.se and hoimrto hi manliness and courage in so doing! It Is such that make the fepublicuns J ide wince. J Sut tbe friends aa well as humbled hoae they per sonally disliked j and having control of Its organization thereupon proceeded to dic tate what the Hoard ahould do or khould not do. Members who did their own thlukinir were Iguored or voted down, and county legislation went the committee's way until tbe evidence of their ring rule became so transparent that it could be no longer tolerated. Then the end came. The Fukk Pit a I) kh is willing enough to give them credit for wha work they have done; and when It Hhall have been approv ed" by h cout of competent jurUdlction, will hasten to place that credit where it be lorua; but notwithstanding all they claim may be true, nevertheless it must be nald the committee has been un credit to the Hoard or to themselves In the manner they have c mini ted themselves outside the committee room; and It will be no loss to tbe county tliat tliey have been discharged by the State's Attorney and "sat down on" by tbe H iard for their arrogance County Gossip. Bro Nasi! tJreen, of Day ion, was one of the "Investigator " He seems to have beeu an active, bar I working committee man, who did his share of I he work. Sill, he doesn't appeal to have been a great favorite with the chairman of the committee; for we notice in the distribution of the prizes at (he re organization of the Board on the plans of disgracefully managed. Tnere certainly ia something wrong wiih the " Imperial City" if pauper are bred there at the rate indi cated by the p iuper amount ; and they would need baker's dozen Chapman eiiaies to keep the worthy poor" in Mesh if this number of paupers is kept up. The Clobt says: We Jo not propose to make nominations and help run caucuses." Now, that will relieve several anxious poli ticians, who may never have made the discovery that the Ul.lt is and will here after devote its energies entirely to prohi bition and heavy reviews of Africa as a geographical problem. anti boodlerism " Brother (!rcen is only great body of the American people have third man on the road and bridge committee their weather eyes open and cm see how matters are running. The jury in the omnibus boodle ewe at CiiiCiigo, has at latt been secured and sworn in. It is believed to be a very fair one in every way, ticn. Stiles thereupon openet; the tuse on fehalf of ihc stale. Mr Bishie yesterday replied for the defendants. 'Ill i ease is one in which the defendant", co.iniy commissioners and tradesmen, are mil indictment fur robbing the county in the purchase and Bales of supplies for county buildings and institutions. The democrats of Ohio, in slate convention on Thursday, nominated Thomas II. Powell for govenor, and a lieueral slate ticket. The platform adopted, when it t inches na tional affairs, after proclaiming ''In heurly and unqualified indorsement of the hones', patriotic and economical a Iminisiralinii of I'resident Cleveland, ' is us followa: "We demand such judicious reduction of the present burdensome tar ill' as shall result in producing a revenue Httllicient only to meet the expenses of an economical adininis tration of government, the paymeut of liber al pensions to union soldiers and sailors, and the paymeut of tho interest and principal ot the public debt; and, if necessary, we favor mich reduction of internal reienuc, except on liquors, as will prevent the accumulation of a surplus in the national treasury. And we denounce any attempt to abolish tho lax on liquors for tho purpose of keeping up the present unjust, unequal, and onerous tariff system. "We call attention to nod aflirm as sound doctorine and policy the following emphatic and patriotic language of i'resident Cleve land: "Our public dominion is our nation, al wealth, the earnest of our growth, and heritage of our people. It tliould promise limitless development and riches, relief to a crowding population, and homes to thrift and iadustry. These Inestimable ad vantages should be je.lously guarded, nud a careful CLEVELAND AND THE SOLDIERS. The Ottawa Jii'iiuUicun but echoes the general refrain t;:at runs through the whole republican press in s tying of President Cleveland, that Ik Is not the friend of the soldiers, never has shown any regard for them, and prolm- blv never will lie Inclined to favor them for the reason that he is surrounded by men who care notlilnjr lor them. What ground is there for this sweeping statement that Cleveland "is not tlie friend of tlie soldiers?" Tlie chief evidence here assigned is, that "he has surrounded him self with men who care nothing for them." Is this true? Several members of biscabi net were soldiers, including the Post Mas ter (ieneral, who has more appointments under his control and a larger patronage generally to dispense than all tiie other members combined. Next in Importance to the soldier is the pension olhce, and over this lie placed the distinguished Illinois soldier, (len. John C. Black, Hut as a further evidence that Cleveland Is unfriendly to the soldier the li'imblican continues: In the departments at Washington him Ireds of soldiers had been employed, many of them disabled, and nearly h 11 of them were removed and ex rebels put hi the place of a number. The civil service law controls all the ap- Miintments in "the departments at Wash- ingtoii," and under that law no removals can be made except for incompetency or other good cause, and no appointments ex cept on the merits of the appointee after passing a rigid examination, and then the selection is made substantially without re gard to politics, the only partiality all nved being in favor of the soldier, who, where there are two tir more applicants, if of equal or nearly equal qtialiliatlou with ids opponents, is to have the preference. The statement, therefore, that "in the depart merits at Washington hundred of soldiers have been removed," iVc, Is manifestly and grossly Incorrect. And lastly arid chiefly, Cleveland Is tin friendly to the soldiers because "Ue vetoed a large majority of the pension bills passed by congress, even where the vote was uearly imaulmous, mid some of the vetoes were clothed in language Insulting to tiie S lldier." Tbe Wilful falsebond ur cnln and enlightened policy on .he part of the luor ui(.e t)f tlliiJ Bt:tt,Mnnt Is sUown l,v t.) few Biinple facts, which have been culled from the records of congress: During the eight years of Orant's administration K'i private pension bills passed congress) and were upproved by the I'lesblent; during the four years of Hayes' ItO.'l such bills were passed and approved; during Ar thur's four years 7:J1 were passed and ap proved; and during two years of demo- govenmcnl should secure the in to llu people." "We demand that all lands of the govern roeut oe lie hi ror actual settler who are citizens of the Cnited Slides and fur those who declare their intention to become such. We are in hearty sympathy with all people struggling to free themselves from the evir oiiiuents of despotism, and especially does tbe long auJ. gallant struggle of Ireland for tbe priceless boon of home rule and the mUc administration under Clevelaul 803 rights of manhood evoke our warmest ap. plause and command our heartiest good wishes fur speedy success. "Labor, leing a chief factor and greut con servator of free and liberal institutions, should enjoy its full share of the common of these bills were passed and approved. It became manifest, however, tha the facility of "beating the pension boards," by rushing private ensio:i bills through congress after the claims h id been rejected by the regularly constituted boards for benefits derived therefrom; therefore, we their examiuatiou, had rut) Into a gross and favor such restraints of the centralization scandalous abuse. A member of congress, and encroachment of corporate power as will to get the favor of a little home coterie, bring the best possible protection to honest would go before the congressional commit labor and al the same time conserve the in- t,.u on Derision", and telling n t)itl iM atorv terests of honestly employed capital. , "We favor such legislation on the question of immigration as will prevent the landing, for permanent residence, of aliens who are not willing lo declare their intention of be coming citizens of the Coiled Stale. We de- as told him, and about which half the time he himself knew nothing, would get a re port to the senate or house In favor of the veriest scalawag, and of course no membr ol either house, after the committed h id reimrted the claim all right, would, as tbe clare our opposition to tbe importation of bill came up for passage, have the temerity contract labor, aal ws demand speedy pun- to raise his voice against a soldier! Hut EXIT, THE COMMITTEE. The State's Attorney, ou Saturday last, in fin med the Investigating committee that he would have no further use for their ser vices, at least until fail. Therefore, accord ing to the stage directions; ".ViV, the Committee." In other words, as the Time suggests, they have flirted with the hotel oiiis, they have tampered with the nectar county treasurer Iroin Milwaukee, consumed between $:i.000 and $1,000 iu pay, formed their little ring, a long ways from the throne; an I chair man of the committee on coal and gas a sinecure, The balance of the rest of the committee are, however, not without honor. Maierholcr is chairman of the foiivee coin m i' lee, and is on committees on e i i T i -zaiion on binds and to settle with Ci. and Probate clerks. Charley (Jlldis is chairman of pauper com. mitiee and is on committee to settle with they have made themselves Immortal in their own organ and had a good time gen erdly; now they can discus the butter milk of their farms, teach their w ives how to herve their dinners in courses, w restle with the seductive harvester and listen to the music of the dulcet threshing mat bine. It is about time a lia't should be called ; for the people of the county had gotten tired of them, as was shown by the temper Billy Bwyer is chairman of committee to settle with county treasurer, and is on com inittre on finance, to settle with county cler and recorder, nn I on fees and salaries only four. The astude mind of pwyer, whic can distinguish the fine verba! distinction between a "newspa cr" and a "journal," is in demand, it seems. The chairman of the Board evidently knew a pearl when he saw it ; but we wonder how to superb a pearl can cavort itself at all in among the swine in the midst of which it has been cast. I'rob of the I! ard at its last session. It did not ably the pearl expects to raise the Board up appear that they were earning the money spent by them, while tlie absence of any report of their work gave no promise of an end to their "labors." It has yet to be shown that their work has amounted to anything, or whether they have done more than to start an invetig;i- tion which, when In the courts, will drag its slow length along until it lias all beeu gone over again by tbe judicial tribunal which shall decide how much is truth In their i it stands (hidings, and how pure buncombe, how Then there's Butterfield. lo his standard of capacity, in time. . Then there's that giant the bellows of them all, Norton. Norton is modest. lie allows his light to be hid under a bushel by being put off with the chairmanship of the committee to settle with sheriff, chairman ship of fees and salaries committee, and second place on both tho finance and judici ary committees ! It is a base slander on Norton to say he would accept the earth as much malice, and how much blundering. Tlie committee has taken especial pains, however, to be certain in their own minds as to one thing, and taken a great deal of tbe time, for which tlie county lias paid them to work ou county hooks, to dissemi nate it, and that is that those who do not always agree with them are defenders of boodler". Tlie Fkkk Tkadkk is quite willing to confess It does not have a great deal of respect for that committee. This is not tlie result of an objection to tlie investigation The Fukic Tkadkk never objected to that course, which is one the people have a right at any time to demand when they de sire it. Hut tbe Fukk Tkadkk did object to the manner in which this committee conducted themselves while at their work. Thotigl recognizing the uncontrollable weakness of its chairman in t!se matter of a cheap no toriety, the Fkkk Tkadkk did expect and the people had the right to expect that tin committee would have tlie dignity, w lilcl Mimtiion Stfiise should have taught then would lie the proper thing under the cir cumstances, to keep their own counsel an go on with their work in a business-likt manner without fear or favor. Instead o: which, almost their first motion was to se led their organ, have their photograph engraved, and (with one honorable exce tion), wheii they had made a few "finds,'' hasten to have said engravings ami f ti some biographies of themselves publishei in connection with their unolllcial report and pose as seven second editions of Uri uell, weeks before their report would I e given to the Board, the reward for whh h unseemly puffery of themselves, forge . ting they were engaged in au Investigate n that brought dishonor and shame to olo neighbors and friends, they attempted b pay at the last session o, the Hoard by turn ing over to their org.-in au in.-igniticant jol of county printing! Because the Fkei Tkahkk objected to such methods of in vestigation and questioned its accuracy (and, much more, the seeming spiilt ii which it was made), it has been set down both as a boodler and as a friend of hood lers by this self -styled "g(xxl"coiunilttt', as has been also every man who dated t express tbe Lope that these tiudings might prove erroneous, and that the two old uieL they are after may go down to their gravel- with untarnished names. Not coutent. however, with heaping abuse upon ever) man who differed with them, tbe commit tee It is but fair to say that the commiltei is not, to a man, under the thumb of it hairmaii in all thing- proceeded, after the last towoshlp elections, to lortn their owi little ring to control the county Hoard ant its business. Its organization ibey cap tured, they dictated its commltbei, plac ing themselves in all the honorary and re- sismb'ble places and rewarded their He, too, is mod est. He only wanted a whack at tlie circuit and probate clerks, and takes the chairman ship. If there are any more errands to rnp he can at least boss himself and make the trips as easy as possible. Butterfield is wise in his generation. On the face of tilings, therefore, it is quite clear Mr. Green is not a favorite with the committee. But we have further evidence of the fact from the mouth of the late committee's or gin, the Journal, which an Wednesday siid: " This supervisor" Green " is little Icsb than a mischief maker and falsifier." The reason whereof (his last attack is that Mr. Green failed to vote for the openly ac knowledged job of the committee, attempted to be engineered through the Board by Mat Maierhofer, to throw a job of printing to the .owiitil office, a project the Board promptly sat down on. But, back of nil is the prime cause, which is, Green didn't want to be "illustrated"and ' wrote up'' by Boso of the Journal with the rest of the crowd. Hose says he hasn't any "enterprise," no " go,1' and wouldn't pay f ir his picture, to bo printed along with the rest of this crest and good body of boodler hunters, when they appeared in the great mti boodler edil'on! Green says he di ln't ibject to paying for the picture, but lie did lot believe in puffing himself ns a terrific dormer at his own expense; and refused o allow his physiognomy to appear in the ui 1st of tho " illustrious galaxy." Mr. ireen, in short, hurt the feelings of tlie tomtnittee by at least questioning the taste 0 buying ins own portrait lor tiie pur pjse of taking part in the laudable ambition of the committee to laud their own virtues trough (he columns of their "organ," leav ing tue people to iiiuia mo - cuiei oi iso uu ajen the editor's insieal of the committee's. Mr. Green will probably survive the "cut'' if the committee now that that they have teen at least partially relegated to tbe hades of private life ; but he probably rec gnizes the fact that the reformer's ' lot is tot a happy one ;" and that unless he will amsenl to buy his own picture and contri mte his stipend to advertise himself as a uodern Hercules temporarily engaged as a table boy, he will be without newspaper louors, even iu his own county. loaat btmimii ui lue Hoard. The last session ot i ue July meeting of lb Board of Supervisors was called to order last Saturday morning at 8 o'clock Mr. Maierhofer offered a resolution open ing tbe bids on priming of board proceedings to all papers iu tbe county. The resolution was adopted. Mr. Lewis objected to tie record in some matters referiug to the sheriff, and the record was amended. The committee on roads and bridges report ed back the petition of the Dimmick high way commissioners in reference to the board paying half tbe cost of a bridge, saying that that the law required that thecoutract should be made with the assistance of three of tbe supervisors in conjunction with the commis siouer and that they (the committee), could not pass upon the petition which whs accor dingly referred back, with instructions to report at the September meeting. The same committer also reported advising that tbe petition of the Wallace highway commission en be referred back to the commissioners of highways for the town of Wallace. A peti tion of John Stout for fit tax rebate was wai real and referred. The committee appointed at the May ses siou to turn over the county properties to the new treasurer, then reported, and the list of such properties was read by the clerk. The report was accepted and adopted, and the committee discharged. The committee to settle with the county clerk then reported. The report was adopt el. The committee to settle with tlie coroner reported, submitting the coroner's report and also recommending that Soil!) be advan ced to the said coroner for jury fees for tbe ensuing six months. Keport adopted. Mr. Lewis then spoke of the matter of the proposition of Mr, Armstrong, regarding the lie 1 lick lot on the cemetery, recommending that the board accept Mr. Armstrong's prop osition. Carried. Mr. Fischer then said that on reflection he was convinced that the wiser plan for the publication of tbe proceedings was the old way, and moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the job was left open to bids from all tbe printers iu the county Then there was music in the air. Boc. Nor- ton arose, put his foot on the chair, leaned forward, and expatiated. Other members of the board also became excited, and there was a lusty time of it. Supervisors Gibbs, Ilollecker, Green, Fischer and others spoke Nortion tried to amend Fischer's motion, and Fischer called the previous question. The chair ruled that Norton's amendment had a right to be put, and Fischer appealed from the decision of the chair. The appeal was carried. It is no more than fair to say how. ever, that from a pa-latnentary standpoint the chair's ruling was correct. The previous question was oarried by a vote of 25 to 17, and the re-consideration and substitution by a vote of 21 to 20. A very emphatic communication from Sheriff Morrissey was then read, in which he defied tlie board in tho matter of his allow ance for traveling expenses. The matter was referred to the committee to settle with the sheriff which simply saddled the whole business onto Doc. Norton. The roll was theu called, each supervisor responding with the amount claimed by him for pay and mileage, tbe clerk was iustructed to draw orders for tbe same, and tbe board then ad journed. The canal commissioners have at last taken steps to avoid ruining the ' Ottawa The La Salle IlyubLcm and Streator nf.- 7W are in the midst of a tremendous dis cission of the return of Napoleon's body to France for burial. European politicians have lismissed all other subjects, and wait with lated breath until this American uproar has ceasea. Tbe La Salle fhmtierut, commenting on the act that the pauper account of that city is . . .... - 1 o,-..i., arecr tnau trial oi uuw mu "' combined, proceeds to read the " riot act," intimating ia terms that the town an" i I are, The alliens Meeting. Tbe meeting called by tbe mayor met at a little after eight last evening la the Court House. Mayor Allen was elected ehairmtn and II. S. Barton secretary. Alderman Hull was called upon, who slat ed that tbe land next to Allen I'ark had been purchased and that tbe entire tract would be at tbe disposal of tbe He-union. Col, Fullerton said tbat tbe Post had or grnized a general committee, that this com mittee had appoiuted sub committees, that they had committees covering everything except gathering the financial aid, for which a committee would have to be appointed by this citizens' "testing, and this was the only business lo come before the meeting. Mr. Hull moved to refer the appointment of this committee to tbe post authorities. This motion wis dropped, however, and a committee of five were appointed to name a committee of thirteen. The chair appointed Messrs. Cook, Fullerton. Titus, Hull and Porter. These gentlemen reported the committee of toirtcen as follows: J F Nash, WCliide, M B Mitchell, Chas Metzger, J K Porter, W W Taylor, W II Hull, W BTitus, A Lynch, F A Kendall, Wash Holmes, A Schoch and G E King. The citizens' meeting then adjsurned, and tbe roar mrktino was called to order by Mr. Hanifen. Col.' Fullerton reported thef ollowing committee which were declared confirmed by the general committee: k'xecutneM Hanifen, D A Cook, l Hiipeman, J II Widmer, Wright Adams. Camp (Irounih owl I'rivilfgrt T C Gibson, Henry iMayo, L A Kising, J K Porter, W W Taylor. Camp Equipogt and Ordnance L W Brew er, David Krouse, Sherman Leland, S B Bathurst, H C Stevens, I) Batcheller, W C Hawley. Invitation D A Cook, U F Dyer, Jas W Duncan. Printing Charles K Petit, V. A Nattiuger, Moses Osman, W K Leckey, Frank Kendig. Tranaportntion Samuel Bicholson, W J? Wheeler, W II Hull. Mimic D B Snow, J F Marriner, M W Baldwin, W E Brichard, S S Willis, W G l'utney, Clarence Stewart. Itcoratn,nsl C Jordon, Win Burgess, J Maher, M 0 Mitchell, Will Rising. Re-union Johu Morrill, D Hapeman, L W Brewer, D F Hitt, Samuel F Porter, D Batcheller, Wm Cogswell, L Morrissey, C Bclrosc, K A Nattiuger, M W Baldwin, A P. Bradisb. Camp-Fires V. A Nattinger, F M Sapp, J Bane, John M Purrucker, C J Skinner, 0!e K Oleson, J W Pettit. Ttekets John Billiard, Frank Froet, M Bailey, Wm Mellon, Wm Degen. Aiidttinj Claims M Hannifen, W C Riale, Fred Mayo. Program Tbos C Fullerton, D F Hitt, L W Brewer, Sherman Leland, D Batcheller A Lynch, R 0 Hitt. Sham tattle II Widmer, T M Mason, Franklin O Reid, W II Galvin, John P Hill, Chas Vockey, Richard Pouodstone, A C Stage, Henry Rogers, A J Reid. Reception E C Allen, Jus W Duncan, E F Bull, Daniel Evans, John F Nash, M T Mo loney, Tbos D Catlin, Wm Osman, Wm Cul- len, John F Reed, F P Snyder. Reception of Comrade John W Nattinger, John P Hazel, Giles II Roberts, Timothy Donohue, John W Horner, L Morrissey, Richard Jones, James K Cross, Tho Lr- kin, Wm Jencks, Oscar Ayers. Treasurer E C Allen. Some rambling discussion as to the de - tails, especially as to the selection of the camp grounds. The chair spoke favoring the selection of Allen Park. Tlie question of the selection of the grounds was on motion of Mr. Nattinger, postponed until the next meeting On motion of Mr. Cook the meet ing adjourned. The sub -committees are all requested to meet in the graud jury room this evening. Hydraulic Basin. That is good as far as it goes, lint tue people ot Ottawa and an residing along the canal from Joliet to Peru should not rest until the outrago of abandon ing the Kankakee feeder is also prevented. It is a vital point and should not be lost sight of ; and all no promises of "fresh water from the Del'age" should be listened to, L'uless the people want tbe canal to become a Chicago sewer with all Chicagoe's pesti leuce in it, they will not allow the canal commissioners to continue tbe work at the wash weir at Channahon on the present plun. Schall, tbe Joliet saloonist, has sued the Express for libel, and is prosecuting the cote as hard as he can. Vicinity Items. The water works of Mrrls gave out one day last week and left everything to dry up. Ottawa artesian wells don't play that caper. A Joliet woman gave birth, last week to four fully developed children at one time. They all died, how ever, in about an hour after birth. Fred W. Eades has been appointed re ceiver of the Chicago, Joliet & Streator coal company. The La Salle school board have raised the salaries of the lower grade teachers from $38 to 40 per month. The "Q" folks have recently had placed in the stock yards at Earlville a hose with which the cars and stock can be wet before shipping. This cannot fall to please the stockmen this warm weather. A new bridge U being built across Fox river between the towns of Mission and Northville. The picnic of Christ Church society &t the Eleuis last Thursday was an eminenet snc- . i i i cess, mere were auoui one uunureu pres ent. Refreshments were served at about twelve o'clock, and a very elaborate picnic dinner it was. 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