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Entered at I'll I'ott Ofli t at OWttm, MnU, at Sttumd VhiM MtUl Maun. WEEKLY EDITION. Ottawa. IlllDOle. August 3. 1890. SATURDAY. In the Illinois house of representa tives at Springfield yesterday a resolu tion, Introduced by Mr. Paddock, of Kankakee, declaring It to the sense of the house that the World's fair should he held upon one site, was made a special order for Tuesday at 10 o'clock, alter a motion to table It had been lost. A resolution was unanimously adopted directing the various com mittees to which the World s fair bills were referred to report not later than Tuesday. The produce commission men now doing business on South Water st reet, Chicago, are said to be arranging for the construction of an immense gen eral market on the Illinois Central tracks at Randolph street. Almost the entire wheat crop of Trance Is said to have been ruined by incessant rains. The losses are esti mated at r,iK),(KM),o(Kir. The price o bread Is rising in J'arls In consequence. The long strike of New York cloak makers Is at an end. They have all returned to work. SUNDAY. Tiik town of South Lawrence, Mass., was visited by a destructive cyclone yesterday morning. The number of killed estimated at from six to twenty persons, and the Injured at thiriy-tlve to 100. Five hundred person are homeless, nearly a hundred houses having been crushed to atoms by the storm. Severe damage was also in flicted upon the neighboring town of North Andover. AT Ilico Lake. Wis., twenty-one persons are in danger of dying from eating supposedly poisoned meat, and several of the cases are critical. Tiik World's Fair Directors were in session yesterday, arranging the details of the division of exhibits. Gknkkai, 1 km Kit addressed a Democratic picnic at Willow Springs yesterday afternoon. Kkal estate in Chicago is booming, the transfer for the past week amount ing to .'),)7.'t, l.rj!. Ex pouts of gold to Ku rope for the week amounted to $1,'J",000. TUESDAY. A telegram was received at the State Department at Washington from Min ister Pitkin, at Buenos Avres, stating that the Argentine Bepublic had been declared in a state of siege, an armed revolution leing In progress. Other dispatches state that a thousand men tell during the light at Buenos Ay res Sunday, and that the revolutionists have the upper hand of the govern ment. The iiavy has Joined the insur gents. The coming Knights Templar con clave in 1 lock ford, August 12-15, will lie largely attended. The visitors will go Into camp at "Camp Crusader." It is expected that every comniandery In Northern Illinois will be present. Victim's of Saturday's cyclone at Lawrence, Mass., were Interred vester di;y. A relief fund or If.ooo Tor the benefit of the homeless has been raised, and It is expected this will be increased to !,ooo. The Supreme Court of Georgia has declined to grant a new trial for Tom Wooliolk, who Is credited with nine murders In Bibb county, that state. Senator Ingalls, in a speech yester day, Intimated that the senate would pass both the tariff and the Lodge elections bills at this session. Dr. Hurt, who ranks as a leading Chicago physician, maintains in an in terview with a llvmld reporter, that he has demonstrated, by successful experimentation of over six months, that consumption, except In Its last desperate stages, can positively be cured by the simple means of copious water drinking. Where the patient is unable to take the requisite quantity of water, he is to be put uion a rigid diet of liquid food. The human body, in a normal condition, consists of about 75 percent of water. Leanness wate of tissue Is simply deficiency of water, as oliesity Is its excess. Prince Bismark was relieved of his cumbersome obesity by simply abstain ing from all liquids and earbcrhy drates. On the same principle, if tak ing water from a fat person will make him lean, the opposite must le true, that a copious use of water must make a man fat. The announcement is made from McLeansboro, Illinois, of the death at that place on the 27th Inst., of the Hon. Samuel S. Marshall, at the age of 68 vears. Less than ten years ago the name of Judge Marshall was as prominent- in the politics of this state as that of Logan, Morrison, or any of our political leaders. Horn and reared at Shawneetown. Illinois, he early lie came conspicuous as a lawyer of abil ity who achieved great success at the bar, and thence gliding nat urally Into politics, he was In 1S.4 elected to con- ... I .1 f,....i....n gress, in wnicn ne wntu muumi years, Including the whole period of the war. He had also represented the democratic party for the state at large in the Charleston convention, In the Baltimore convention which nomi nated Stephen A. Douglas for Presi dent, and in the Chicago convention which nominated George B. McClel- lan for President, and was a member of the committee on resolutions. He also was chairman of the Illinois del egation to the Chicago convention which nominated General Hancock for President. When Lyman Trum bull was elected to the United States senate Judge. Marshall received all the votes of the democratic members of the legislature for the position, al though not being a candidate, and was defeated by only a few votes. TIIK I.OIHiK CONSPIHACV. The statement Is made; from Wash ington, in a way to leave no doubt of its truth, that previous to deciding upon forcing the Lodge elections bill through the house, a conference of radical republicans was held, under the leadership of Heed, Dudley and Quay, at which It was plainly stated that there was no hope of carrying enough congressional districts in the northern states to secure control of the next house, Dudley asserting that there was not salt enough in the ocean to make Indiana republican this year; that the only salvation of the party therefore depended upon gaining con trol of some of the southern states, and it was determined that the states of South Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana must be made available for this purpose by means of such force legislation as was Involved In the Lodge bill ; and the bill, in conse quence of this decision, was forced through the house and every device of party discipline Is being concentrated upon the senate to force It through that body. Up to the promulgation of this state ment from Washington, the south had rested comparatively quiet under the threatened passage of the Lodge bill, reiving upon their ability by quiet means to defeat its main purpose This report, however, specifying these states as tin.' intended victims, and implying, as it necessarily does, the intention to use force in their sub jugation to negro rule, thus reviving all tin; horrors and Infamies of t he "re construction period," has suddenly thrown thesonth intoastateof Intense excitement. Charles N. Dave, whose home is in South Carolina, and known In Charleston as a wealthy shipowner, stated at Chicago on Saturday, that In coming north byway of Atlanta, he was startled at the sudden intense feeling that prevailed all along the route. All the southern states are making common cause with the in tended victims, feeling that the entire south Is outraged and Insulted by a government in whose defense they had stood ready to spring to arms. The south, It Is further stated, does not dein tin power of congress to reg ulate the time, place and winner of holding elections for congressmen. That power was given to congress be cause under the old confederation the states frequently neglected to send members to the "continental con gress," so that It was often Impossible to get a quorum in that body; but the power was to be exercised only If the states neglected to perform their duty in that respect, and It was never In tended to exercise It otherwise. Hut the Lodge bill not only exercises tnis power when there is no call for It, but It goes beyond the constitutional grant by interfering with the state ticket and state officers. It authorizes the election officers appointed by the gen eral government to canvass the vote for state officers, and to Investigate, Interfere with and spy upon voters. It nullities many provisions of the state election laws, and finally author izes the use of troops at the polls. These are the features in which the south sees reproduced all the worst characteristics of the reconstruction laws of infamous memory ami that they Justly look upon as so threaten ing to 1 he Independence of the states. There will be no new rebellion if this law Is enforced: but though the' states selected as victims may be turned over to the negroes at the point of the bay onet, there will, when the day comes, beeltner no negroes there to rule, or no whites to be ruled. r. . i. The La Salle lfnn. '& appears to le "worked up'' over a revelation by Ottawa's successor to Horn's AW to the effect that there exists in Ottawa and La Sal!eadIalolical anti-Catholic Know-Nothing organization under the name of the "United Order of Depu ties," and as any such order in this community or that of La Salle, would naturally very odious, the IMih. V Indignantly denies that It has anv existence there. The AW revela tion had alnmt It so many earmarks of a sheer blackmailing scheme that It excited no attention here. The Xose man claimed to have a list of the names of members, which he held in in; i, run over them, with a palpable In timation that if they would avoid their publication they must "come and see him." which is a common blackmail er's dodge to scare people thoi'gh they may not even be members, by intimat ing that they are "on the list." What makes the nn. I'nxn especially Indig nant Is that this game was tried on George A. Wilson, a business man of La Salle, vouched for as "a man of most liberal and progressive views." and who publishes a card denouncing his alleged memlershlp as a base slan der and offers $1,000 reward for the proof. Mr. Wilson noed have no fear that the proof will be forthcoming. The proof sought In his case is wheth er he will "scare" to the amount of " or .",0. Whether, however, there really is such an order as alleged In existence here or anywhere we, of course, have no means of knowing. If so, our blackmailer no doubt Judges correctly that the organization would be severe ly reprehended by at least nine tenths of the community and that it would be ruinous to a businessman to tie known as belonging to It. Doubt less nearly every community has a few religious cranks who stand In holy ter ror of an Imaginary "rawhead and bloody bones" they see in the Pope of Home. Thesa people don't realize that they are ten times more the devotees of a jiope themselves than the most de voted Iloman Catholics. Dean Swift says that except among true Roman Catholics, "every man carries a pope in his bellv." Certainly there can be no religious denomination without its pope. There must be some ultimate tribunal of appeal on points of faith and doctrine some pope whose decis ion is final. Among the Congrega tioiialists and Baptists the pope Is the majority of one or more at a church meeting; among the Methodists he is the majority of one in the General Conference; among the Presbyterians the majority of one in the General Assembly; among the Unitarians w i believe each member is his own pope, or "carries his pope in his belly;'' and among Roman Catholics points of dispute are discussed in the college of cardinals or an Ecumen ical Council and the final decision an nounced by the Hishop or Pope of Rome. As to the binding authority of such a decision, all base it on the same scripture, Matthew xviii, 1": "Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatso ever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed In heaven." Whether the de cision be made by a congregational chu rch meet i ng or a n ecu men ical cou n cil, In the estimation of those who make it, it has the same binding force and dignity. It Is alleged, however, by anti-Catholic cranks, that in matters of state civil government the Catholic church assumes powers to which no other re ligious denomination make preten tions. This may in some measure be true in countries where the Catholic is the state religion, and is equally true of the Protestant church where it is the state religion, as in England, Swe den, &c. Hut in this country any pre tension to such authority by the Ro man Catholic church or any other re ligious order or denomination would be hooted at and laughed to scorn. There are certainly given points of re ligious duty (.n which all are agreed that God is to be obeyed rather than man, and your Congregationalist as well as Catholic Is ready to go the stake on such points. "Peter and John answered, whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you rather than unto God, judge ye." Hut happily In this county no such ques tion tietweeti church and state can ever arise. His true that in this country the Catholics do not like the system of "Godless public schools;" neither do the Lutherans, most Episcopalians or some other religious denominations; and such ease their conscience by es tablishing private or parochial schools. Hut that the Catholics, or any other religionists, would destroy our public schools and have none for the masses rather than the present system, Is sheer falsehood. Said Hishop Ireland, to the assembled teachers at St. Paul, "We must have education for the peo ple above all things, and Catholic pre late as 1 am, I would rather have Pro testantism taught in the public schools than no reliirion tauuht there." It is folly it is an outrage to pretend that the Catholic church In all itsdoctrines, institutions, or practices, is less loyal to our free Institutions and obedient to the government hitherto than any other religious order, sect or denomi nation. "Hut," say our cranks, "the Catholic church, by its compact organization and control of over its membership Is growing so strong that It will even make Itself master of the country and compel the adoption of the Catholic as the state religion." We saw recently a very able article In the Chicago (Pres byterian) (Himrtrr In which such fears were made light of and It was shown that the Catholic church is making nc such headway In this country as al leged, but that It U hardly holding Its own with the Protestant denomina tions. Whether that Is so or not, we hope at least that there Is no honest christian man in the country who does not share the christian liberality of and Is not ready to paraphrase Hishop Ireland In saying "I had rather the people were protectants than have no religion." and say, "I had rather they were Catholics than have no religion." 11 1, A INK'S DIPLOMACY. However unpleasantly the Inhr Oin may have become affected towards Mr. Iilaine, It cannot refrain from "noting with satisfaction the highly favorable light in which the United States Is made to appear In the Maine-Salisbury correspondence over the Rehring sea controversy." The Chicago llrmUl, with equal readi ness, lays aside all partisan prejudice It may entertain towards Mr. Maine to do him Justice in this matter. The publication of the Rehring sea corre hK)ndence, instead of bringing out the fact, as had leen foretold, that Maine had been compelled to take back water, shows that, If anywhere, the boot Is on the other leg. The lhmhl admits that the general verdict Is that "Maine has greatly added to his repu tation as a diplomatist. As a contro versalist he appears in a much better light than his antagonist, Lord Salis bury, and the deft way in which he has put that statesman in the un pleasant predicament of having gone back on his agreement with Minister Phelps, shows his art in striking colors. Mr. Maine alone almost con victed Lord Salisbury of that prime diplomatic offense, abandonment of verbal pledges given toa minister.and Mr. Hayard comes out, in a brief inter view at his home in Wilmington, cor roborating Mr. Maine's view of the case. It is predicted that hord isaiis- bury will have a lot of explaining to do when this matter comes up in parliament. Salisbury evidently thought he could tempt Mr. Maine into going back on the previous ad ministration by agreeing that his Democratic predecessor had blundered. Hut in this Salisbury counted without his host, for Mr. Maine, for once in his li'e. at least, let go an opportunity to ('o injustice toa Democratic official, and actually came out in a bold de fense of Mr. Hayard and his minister to England, Mr. Phelps. Lord Salis bury's attempt to make a play upon party prejudice in this country is therefore a most humiliating failure, and for his broad and able handling of this matter the secretary of state is receiving the plaudits of men of both parties." What with Maine's accumulating honors as a diplomat and the swelling tide in the ranks of the great Republi can party in favor of his reciprocity ideas, it begins to look as if the Ree:d and McKinley gang, instead of down ing Mr. Maine and laying him on the shelf, were as rapidly as possible put ting themselves In a hole. The New York World sent a corre spondent to this state to enquire into the Scully land system. The corre spondent visited Grundy, Livingstone, Logan and Sangamon counties. Scully owns about 72,000 acres of land in Illi nois, 10,000 being in Livingstone county and the balance In thecounties named. He owns more than as much more In Nebraska and Kansas, or a total of something in the neighbor hood of 1150,000 acres. According to the World's report, this land is rented for cash rent, and the owner does not make any improvement whatever. It is estimated that from $200,000 to $.'100 000 per year is taken from Illinois alone and sent to the old country land lord. The "one site" men in the Illinois legislature are noodles. The only parties responsible for the success or failure of the fair are the board of directors and the city government of Chicago, an aggregation certainly of abler, wiser, and, on the particular subject In hand, infinitely better in formed men than the members of the Illinois legislature, and they con tributed the money and are resonsl ble for its Judicious expenditure. The members of the legislature are held for neither. Their attempt, there fore, to dictate in a matter that don't concern them, in the alleged interest of "steers," is pure assumption and asininity. There Is no need of veteran soldiers, who are entitled to pensions under the dependent pension bill, nor indeed of any other soldier or widow entitled to a pension, to submit to the gouge of $10 by a pension agent. The com missioner of pensions at Washington sends out on application all blank forms needed for a soldier or widow applying for a pension to every Grand Army post in the country, accom panied by explicit directions for tilling them up. An applicant can get one by asking for It, whether he belongs to the Cf. A. Ii. or not, have it tilled out and thus save the $10 he would otherwise have to pay a claim agent. .School SuDt. Frankland, of Chicago, has Just completed a count of the in habitants of the city and his figures exceed those of the Torter census by 109.000. 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