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J. t. BOA.BDMAN, EAitor ad pTcfrtstor,
ITfT,T.SWKO. : t General News Summary. Interesting Home and Foreign News. CONGRESSIONAL. Thk bill to admit Pukntu n a State rn ftivnniNy r(portof1 In thi Semite on tho nh. Mr. Miller, of Oil., Inlnvlucntl a reiii tlmi cullmsf for nil Infonni.tion In the rw p!sinn of the Niivy Depiirtiiient nlntivo totho iif. ( iiniil. Mr. Sherman oili'iivl uti iimmmkI tuent toihe Lift Savin Serviro hill, iriviiiif a HinlillC'l penwinn to pot-sonH Injun, in the wr- i-v. Mr. IVniUfton prfwutcd a riieiiinriHl fi-nin Hi1 National Tohmco Asocmtmn prnt mm fiu-:ilnt th" )MM- ijr. of nn v "I'n'c lent to-1ih-(h bill," mi'i thn nb ilttfnn if export rtiiinp. 'j ho Sotiaio then went Into vx- -ecnti o M"lon ami tul.fi mrne1 In it ho llnu- th ProsMent' coin mini lent I mi Kfivinv tin-1 Tn itftl Hatos troops were .i-el in inii)lni l'cnu the Siato tinvornniMiit hnl r-iie--teI 1 hut H'Tvico to preserve t he pence an'l protect the properly of thp Mule, wiw n-ml. "The fo!oivi!nf tt lit wore iiitroduei: A?pn prtatinir fMii. V for th relief of the. Mii J.ppt itiver siirtorei"; authorlin tho Buljwti tut ion of TreaMiry note lor portion of National bit nk r i rou in ion; Hp propria tinir tf i.Ni,t for a monument to Thomas Jet Her?on. A incnioirtl win preM'nte from the M arylnnfl I.rin-lntnrp nl inir for an Hpprrv prinfion lor a monument to l-Vmicis Scott key, iiulhor ol " Tho Stiir Svinirlel Manner." I' mler tho call of Shite ir7 bitlM nicl resolution wore introduced, mostly of a privnte character. Mr, J(ocd under instruction troin th" Omunillw tm Jud.ciary, moved t r hhpviv1 the mien imd wdupt a resolution makiiur I he (Jctieva Award Hperial oid -r for the fourth Tuesday of Mmvh. A nurnlKT ot Demoeratrt wem op posed to this motion, mid manifested Their opposition by motion to adjourn, which won vote! down by the Ito puhhenns. The question havin re'iirred on the motion to su-pond the mips, the Imn-i-Rt.s opposed tn having the bill made a upeeial plcr re I ruined from voting, und the House wim left without a quorum. A call of the Houso w : oi'l -n-d, and the doom closed, nnJ Tho i-eiveant-at-Aruis and deputies dispatched to bring tit went iim, and not until !LJ:o a. ui. did the i too si' adjourn. Mil. Hale prcsontM a protest in the Fcnuto on the 2ltt against the nd mission of Jakotn its a State until her record is pu nred if tin; rcpudiaJlou with which it is charged In the matter of tho Yankton County bond, ts ftued In nid of a railroad1 in th it c aiutv, ii (win which Interest payments have censed. The miliNtry ueitdemy appmphation bill curne up and the amendments were agree! to and it ims-icd. Mr. Pendleton Introduced a joint reso lution proposing tin amendment to the Const i 1ition that posfmastei'S, marshals, district at torneys, lnitcd SiatcB clerks, and. all such other civil ollic-rs le wloctc-l by the people of tho several districts In which iticy sh'ill serve. Adjourn" I In th" House the Geneva nwarl bill was made tho special order for April 11. The Chinese bill wiis token up and alter discussion was Mtrain laid, over. Mr. Lecdoin, from theCoin inifte" on Territories, Hubtnitted a minority re port tcgiMMi by Mcshiv. Leedoiu. Mills and Itich urdson in opposition ti th" bill for the admis sion of Dakota as a Stat": referred to tho Com mittee ot the Whole. Adjourned. Senator Anthony introduced a bill Jnthc Hcuate on the ZZd tn establish the office nf AHsjstaut Secretary of the Navy. Owing to the illness of Sen-ttnr (larland, tho tariff coin ijiiRHion hill was laid aside and tho diplomatic appropriation tall was taken up and the Senate amendments agrel.to. These include $--0.iiu Jor 'onliiiyent cx(x ns'S in the Department tf Stab-. The House life-saving hill then aine ip. Alter a lout aiirl desultory debate, the al ries of Hiiperinb'iidenH In the districts cov ering the more dangepma lines on tho coast, and reported in the bill at $.',.1 were fixed at f I.KVi. and those in districts re ported lit 'i,(rm were gi wlcd at fl.MO. The bill wa finally laid aside without action, pending a motion for executive session. Adjourned. . . . In the House a resolution was adopted asking the Secretary of War for information as to what further relief (r nH;eHsar fr the iilTerers frin the overllow of tho Mississippi ur any furthi'r ficrvieo to le renderod by hun. The hinese bill then wiw taken tip and Mr. Washburn spoko In favor of it, clalntimr thiit the continuance of t'hinese immigration would bring ulwut the greatest of all dangers degra dation of lab- n. He contended that there was no analogy between the immigration from Eu rope than that of China, It was the part of wis loin not to degr.ide labor, t ut to bring la or and capital in aeoord Mr. Kasson. of Jowa, staled that at tho proper time bo would offer an amendment which would make thn bill more acceptable to the average judirment ui tho Houso and fount ry. He object od to the bill as it pumwI at present, because it was hostile to theciviliza- tion of the i:n til States, hostile to the tmdi tionsof thf (iovernui'Mit. and hostile to our system of drilling with foreigners. He wanted to stop tho in i.ss of men coming and chunging AmorieHH lalmr and life, but he did not favor the prop sit ton wh;ch wtaild hunt down anv ftinv Chinaman who niiirht stray aiyo-s the (Krder from Canada. Mr. K is-oii then olferd nn auienduicut lunitlng the time to ten years. Adjourned. Mr. Windom roportod adversely, in the Senate on tho 23d, tho bill relating to the Venezuela award, and ft was indetin t dy post- poneu. .m r. iioorge, irom in" outmiiTee on Agriiaillure, reported as a sub-it tuUfors"V- rtii iiiea.-uns before that Committee an origi nal hill to constitute the Department of Agri culture an executive department and toeiv lut go its i owers and dutie-i ptneed on the cul ciioar. 1 he tariff coinui.ssiou bill came up unii was ntraui ihmi oer. jur. iiuwes, t mm the Appn 'priation 0mtniftee, re oitcd tho Indian nppnpriaton bill with sundry amendments. These increased the appropriations tor the support of the Sioux Indian about $1.'A0, making the aggregate amount appropriated for this pur nose $1.nit.- ul-o apprtipiiatnig ?V,utNj (o pi-ovido for tho ercx-tx n of t-chool build iocs and for school purposes in tho Indian Territory ami on mo moux rcs-n uiion in ihikota. ulo appn(rinting 1 17,uit to provide for (he "u port uml edu-atlon of lot) Indian rhtlnrcn In the Slute nchKils, not more than twenty pupil- to tte educat'd in any one State. Alter executive a ssion the Senate' adjourned. .... In thn House the Speaker upiwiinted 1)hw on, of Iowa, sieiiogmph'!, vico Hnves, re moved. The Committee on Ways and Means reporter! favorably the bill permitting whiskv to remain in loud lor an unlimited period, limiting wast tge to thirteen gallons a bar rel. M r. I nmuel I, from same committee. r'iKrtHi o tck the i n to iiim-in the laws relat ing to iut'-rnal revenue and it was plac ed oir" llie caieuuur. J lie ilcti ue on til" I hi u one bill w a then resumed and Messrs. iCcliurdson. of r. C, and i-, of Pa , siwike In favorof th bill and Messrs. Morse, .lovoe, lunnetl and Orih in opMsitiou to it. Several amendments were vt te i down and the bill ns r imrtcd then pattiiju yi aa, lib; nai, b.. Aojuuruca. DOMESTIC. i;iIAKLKs;S. V AN VOI.K ESHCKoj, Ol !W Tork, was appointed on the ')fh, by tlie Pres ident to be Miperviwinx Inspector of Meam VesBela for the Ninth Ii-trict, vice John I). Miepherd, re-incd. The Ninth District in cludes the louer lakes, and the In-pector statioued at IhiIiuIo. Gl'itkau irt bt4C(iniin disconsolate. Ha feels bally because r'covilk Rtatcd Rome time ago to a uewbpaer in iu that after all wou d I e well for (iuitean to linng, and bin In baiiiiv could then tx proved, and the conn would here Iter loou ii'uu jiiMine ciinumtl with more pity ihun a prt-Hcnt. dubeau ays lit; don't want to hang; h doesn't care for other Insane crimi nal, and lie wonders whv PcovlIIc co-lid nt ad well bane a he. It wouldn't be right, he sa- s, to liunp 41 a nice, Christian gen tleman and theologmu" like him. I he prisoner Ik giving way more and more to hU tears, a"d Hie only way be can be coiwded U to let him ee plenty of visitors before whom he parades with the air of a Lero. and oners bis auto- graphi. The C'urtis Manufaoturin"; Coni- piiy'i works at Albion, N. Y-, were burnexl on the morning ot the 2Ut. Lobs $1UO,000 iueurance fc-Xl.OuO. The Cabinet on the 21st t'ispfwed the cane of Cadet Whit taker by disapproving nf the sentence and dismissal from tlie servii iniMtaed by the court, on tlie ground of tech uical evidence taken at the trial improperly in nuti uceu. The wife of SiTgoiint Mitson appeals for aid for herself and distressed family, and the release of her husband. For elhtceu e.irs, she Mtvs, her hunbund Ihis been a brave oldicr, was never in tlie guard house before, and c.uricH honorable wdiiiati. She thinks iia- been purlnhed enough by six Uioiit.-s' liu- (t iBOUtllt'lU. Sk 'kktarv )Iunt rciivetl a cable meKBa'je from I,ieuLenant Harber, o' the Jean iietle bcaich parly at Ni.hneetatftiili-k, Itusi-ia, siMfoUoum 'ir-it h t take cliarire of tlie J.ena ivceivid. 1 met iMfieuhaiirr hci e. Will r-f ort iiiicr furiher cou-ubatiuii. His tie lin n are e.-ciit lal ti tin coiiducf iif tlie Marcll in Hie 1 cia. No o her M-amcii cm be ob la:i,ed. '1 la y ate in fplfii-nd coiiiLioii and ftc vcrvmixiois to muni Willi Hi, 'i'hey is it of he earnestlv refnct m to tak them. Answer het direct."' S'cretnry Hunt telcgraphe! I leutt'iiKiit llarher as follows; "Danenlmuer'g men can accompauy you if they are able and willing lo go.'' Uktkn K. Coi-FMAif, for eighteen vcars .ur'huor for the A. fe V. Spraue Manufacturing Company, at Providence, U. I., shot htnmelf In that, citv on the 2Ut. courajreincnt nt the condl Ions of Kpraffue'a ma tci s is asKigntHl as the cause. Grkap damnjrG is reported from thn southern part of Ohio by tbeftormof theSOth. A si'AN of tho Pes Mourns & Oncola narrow gua e railroad bridge ftt Win erect, Iowa, gave way on the nli;lit of the 20 h, as a fp-lght train was pausing over It. Several per sons were injured but mine dung? rously. The nnmml mt'etingof the Pittsburgh, (incinmit.l A St. bonis Railway Company stotkltolders wok held at Columbus on the 'J 1st. The annual re(xrts were read and adopt ed, and the following persons chot-en as dl icclors for the corning year: it. B. HolK'tis, W. McCulIough, Wiiliain Tlnw, Thomst P. Messier. Wistur Morris, Henry IT. Houston, .1. N. Dubarrv, .1. 1. WeLheiiil, William IL Hnriie, Pavid 8. (iray, H. 8herrard, Jr., (Jeorge W. Mcf'Mk and John (Jreen. The onlv change in the directory is the eledion of (ieorge W. Mct'ook. of Utenbenville, Ohio, In pi aee of A.J. lasxatt- The organization of the Houid wan post; otied lor the present. Ex-Go vkhnou Spragcr, of Illicxlo Tslnnd, was aires ed on the night of tlie 21t-t for contempt of court, but. owing to the dis tinguished character or the man he whs not phiecd In jail. '1 he contempt consists in the tioveruor t-larMngun bis Ouidueck mills with out the permission of tlie receiver, Karns worth, although, it is "dated, he got power from the court to uo 60 conuittonaily. James A.vokti?, ex-Collortor of In ternal Kevepueof Philadelphia, died in Gaines- illc, Florida, on the M. Mothek AfJNEi, Superior of St. Vin- cent'a HospPal, Kri ?a., died on the morn ing of the'-i-M, aged lifty-nine. The Pennivlvania Domorratiu State Convention w ill be held at llarribburg on June 28. Geouoe W. Halleue, President of the Mutual t1uftn Telegraph Company, authorizes an absolute denial of the reports which are be ing persistently circulated as to a consolida tion or am d amation of that commnv with the Western t'nion Company, or that, the latter com rs tit has oht.aincd control of the Mutual I u ion C ompany. lie pronounces 'be reports fals and without any foundation whatever. TflE bill providing for the construc tion of the Mui yl.ind amj Delaware Free hip Canal will be reported favorably to he House. A. L. Mokkisox, of Illinois, wns nominated for United States Marshal for New Mexico by the President on the 2Jd. Thr memorial from the Iowa State Legi-lature, In relation to the investment of the endowment fund of ihe Iowa State College, will be reported to the House favorably, but the bib 'o reimburse tlie College of Willium and Mary, Virginia, for property t'estroyed during the war, will he reor eu unfavorably. Tub Rhode Island Democratic State Convent on made the following nominations on tlie J"M: Horace A. Kimball, flovernor; J. F. Perry, Ueutenant-fJovernor; Jonathan M. Wheeler, Secretary-:f-State; Francis L. O'Keil ley, Attorney-General ; Arnold L. Burdick, Ireasurer. The Supreme Court of Rhode Island approved on the VJ-d, the proposed terms ot sale and form of deed of the Spra?ue estates and ordered the trustees to 6ell the property on the 4th ol May next. Captain John Bektram, an old sea captain, died at Salem, Mass., on the 23d, aired eighty-six. He was s nHvateer in the war of IHl'i, and was rart tired twice nd taken to Kiiirlund. He had Hade t extensively with Patagonia, AbidusTiBca-, and oilier distant, loi tH. His property in Salem, railroad stocks and western property is estimated at trom ."),0J0,( H) to 10.tXJ,000. He was married three times, and leaves a widow and three daughters. Phillip Van Rexsselakk, a member of the old Knickerbocker family of that name, and aged forty years, was found dead in his room nt tlie Hrunswick Ho el, New York, where he lived, on the morions' ot the VTJ1, with bullet hole through his bend and a revolver in hand. He, in company wi h his w ife, attended a minslrei show he evening previous. His wife occupied a suite of rooms on the n or ubovc and knew nothing of the occurrence un til the body was discovered. Advices from several points in Wis consin and Northern Michitran on the 221, state that a heavy enow had been fulling all that day, and was a foot In depth in many places. 1 he lumbermen were taking1 advan tage of this and were actively engaged in get ting out their logs. Governor, Hawkins, of Tennessee arrived at Memphis on the 23d, for the purKse of ascertaining the number made destitute by the ft' -oils in that irtate with a view to supply ing their necessity. Rev. W. J. Fitzgerald, lute pastor of the Catholic Church at Leetoula, C, died at ColutubuN on the 23d, aged thirty-two. Frank Stillwell was shot and killed at Tucson, Arizona, it is thought by cowboy, on the 23d. Stillwell was a brother of the fam ous Texas Jack. Elder Morgan, Presiding Elder of the Mormon Church for Virginia, North Caro lina, Tennesee. Georgia, Alabama and Miss issippi left Chattanooga, Tenu., on the 23d for L tab with b converts, gather d In he above Stares. At Nashville he was ioiued by lifty acuuuonai converts. The camps of tlie engineering parties on the Northern Pacific liallroad have been raided, supplies stolen and th ir stock driven otf io hucIi an extent that General i'erry lias nau logive mem military protection. The f (lowing nominations were con tinned In the Senate on ihe 33d: Samuel lila chford, of New York, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. I'niled iStates t onsuls James I in ner, of Michifran, nt Ainhei'Hthnrtr, Camula; Charles ine a, of Michigan, ludbor, Uinat lo. Seven persons were killed and twenty three wounded by the accident to a construe tion train near Bistnirek, Dakota, on the 21st. The accident was cauwed by a broken wheel on one ol the piatioi m cars. Rear Admiral J. II. Potts, com manding in the South Atlaut c station d'-ed March 9, of apoplexy, at Falkland Islands, Pa tagonia. Advices from Agent Miles, of Fort Reno, Indian Territory, stale that the Gov ernment order compelling a reduction of ra tions to the IndiaiiH will probably cause an outnrraK, as luey will not sunm t to enroll meiit. Commihhioner Pike auswci ed, telliii(r uiui io oney lubiructions. Judge Cox, who had been on trial be- foe the Miimeso'a Senate for some time on the ch rge of drunkenness was on the found guilty and . impeached. This sentence removes him from olliee and di equalities him from holding any judicial oltlee for three years. Ellis, the Ashland, Ky., murderer, has made another confesblou, this time cota jiletely exouoratlug both Neal and Craft. The theory that boiler explosions are caused only by low water was fully tested Pittsburgh on th 2M. A new boiler was blowu to atoms with the waUT above the lire line, at 2C pounds pressure. With I. T. hun son's device a picture of MOt Douuds had pieviuuly been withstood by the saute boiler. The ease of the United State against Thomas J. Brady, ex Senator 8. W. Dorsey, 11. M. Vail an 1 others, defendants In Ihe Star Honte cafes, acre called tn the Criminal Court at Washington on the &;d, but none id the de fendant weie preneiit. 'Ihe eount-l lor the defense Mil d they were not prepared 'o plead. 1 o ont l Hlia fauul the (iovcriiinent hud waile long en u;h. lie understoo I UihI one ol t principal delemlaiils hud shown his apprecia tion of t'te importance of Hie churtrch against liim by leaving that city for New Mexico. alhO b!iile.i thaL Mc)heii W. I ot Hey hd not been place I under bonds and adud the cuurt Ut cunijl his altendauce. Au order for hu was made. Loxut'Eixow, the pott, in lying serl- ronsly 111 at his home near Boston, of Inflam mation of the bowels. The tu-boat Henry C. Spratt, plying between Philadelphia and Ihe Atlant ic Railroad depot at Koljrris Point, l amd n, N. J., ex ploded her boil'T at hTtnonrlnn, Pier 8,. on the Delaware Klver, at Philadelphia, on the '2: id. lllnir five of her crew. George tH'Ullv, me rnptain, was blown over the house tops on Water Street and striking against a wall ou the opiKisite side leu in me sireei ihapehss mass, while two others f the crew were blown into ihe river some 4X feet distant. The anchor Ifred In the telegraph wires o the corner ot Water Street and Delaware Avenue. I ortlons of ti e boiler blew aerow heav nne striking buildings Nos. 1M2 and i:H, occupied hy Skelly. Povelt iV Co., ship chandlers, and Hugh Fitz gerald, w ine dealer, destroying the second and third stories, scntteitng bricks, etc., in an dhections. Hurtling coals were thrown from the tiro hole on to tlie root or me landsome depot of tlie Fhiladelphia K At lantic Railway, OKI by 2(0 feet In lemfth. covering Ihe pier where the boat lay, burning It to the ground In au hour. Coals were alfo thrown aboard the sieam-tng Klin, and she timed to the water's edi:e. A indows were shattered in all directions for squares around, do.ng considerable damage to properly. The anti-l'olyjramy bill was signed by the President on the 2:id. Congressman Hosf ravs wassovore- ly ill at Washington on the Krastus H. Cook, a broker of Provi- dence, U. I., has fled, and f :J0 OX) of checks forge 1 by him have already been discovered. Rev. Samuel IIcekf, Judo of Elec tion of the Tenth Ward, Philadelphia, last February, was arrested on the 2'i I on a charge of fraud and forgery of election papers. DOMESTIC. FOREIGN. Shaw, American Consul at Manches ter, In a speech on the 30th, stated that United Statin Minister Lowell had written him ex pressing the hope that he would follow up the subjectof adulteration in cotton. Lowe 1 was about to send a special UHpatcQ to vvasuing ton on the subject. The Chilian official paper publishes the protocol between Trcscot and the Chilian Government. Although it appears with out signatures, it Is con ldered authentic. ( hill declares that she meant no olleuse to the t'nitcd UtAtes by the rrer of Calderon. The Chilian Government decla es that It will not treat with Henor (. alderon. and will nuke pe ee only on the following conditions: The cession of Turapnca in per petuity; the occupation t Peru as far as ,lo- ucjua until an inuemnity oi iwentv minion ullars is naid. and the possetsiou ot half the Guano Islands of Peru. Roi-rke, the partner of Egan, )ia been taken to Dublin from the Naas jail that he may he able to superintend his business there. Officer of various Russian regiments have tendered an ovation and dinner to Gen eral SkobelolT. The King of Italy, at the reception of the French Ambasudor, on the 51st, spoke in the most kindly terms of the French Republic, assuring the 'AinbRssador that Italy enter tained the best feelings for his Government, i-nd that not onlv d d Italy perceive no signs of war but cordially desired peace. Mdlle Jeanne Bonaparte, daughter of the late Prince Pierre Bonaparte, who shot Victor Noir, was married, on the 231, to the Marquis DeVillciieuve Pargcmout, a Legiti mist. The Czar refused, on the 23d, to con firm the recommendations of the CommlFsion on the Jewish question in favor of compelling the Jews to quit the rural uiatncts on me ground that such expulsion would ruin agri culture, and that the recommendations are generally conceived in a vindictive spirit General Skobelokf, speaking at a military banquet in his honor at 8. Peters burg on the 22d, toasted the British na ion and warmly alluded to the friendly relations be wf eu England and Russia. The Bank of England reduced tho rate of interest from lour to three per cent, on the 23d. The outside brokers at Paris declare that they will not negotiate Bontoux's shares of the new bank which is to take the place of the Cnion Generate, and the ollicial brokers say they will not grant them a settlement. Emperor William's eighty-fifth birth day was celebrated at Berlin on the 2A1. In a 6eech he said: God had called on him to carry out certain taks, and hud great Btress on (he importance of fervid religious f eltntr, which he exhorted the people to cultivate, lie added: 'Tho times arc frerious. Since the asfcusHination of the Czar who cau consider himself eat'ef" Count Joannine, Italian Minister to Mexico, committed suicide by shooting himself w ith a pistol at the City of Mexico on the 2 let. financial troubles were supposed to oe the cause. J he Countess Joannmew i a ner cuit dreu will return to the Cuited States. Colonel Burnaby, author of "My Ride i o Khiva," left Dover, England, on the 2Hd, alone in a bulloon and landed live miles South of Butogne, France, the same eveuiag. LATER. at 1 he ie Judge Advocate-Generai Svaim had a harinff on the 24ih before the District C'omml tee of the If ouse In favor of the bill for the Garfield Memorial Hospital. . Emery F. Beauchamp, of Indiana, was confirmed u Cousul at St. Galle, on the 24th. Geouce E. Lane, banker and County Treasurer, at Exter, N. H., hns been found defaulter of t45,000-$25,000 bc!onrlnjr to Hocklnehnm County and the rest to ludividu a s. He was arretted at I'oitsinotuh ou the 12-4 til and 'aken to Kxter. Texas has purohaswl $412,000 of her own bonds, which full due in thus mak ing a reduction of her Htate debt hi twelve iu(jnth of over 1,(W,000. ItOMEUT Mt'CiONAOKL, C'llk'flO & Northwestern ticket airent at Oshkosh, Wis., absconded on ttie 2.'ld. lie left a letter sttit lif! he would pay his dubNa when he returned. Tub pix-t 11. V. Lonirfollow did at his home in Cauihride, Mas:;., at 8:15 ou the tnoiuin of the 2-hh, in the seventy-fifth year of his aue. He was seized with ftillaruinatfon of the bowels on the ld and grew rapidly worse. llis.udvail''ed aeund feeble condition added to the serious nature of the inulady and rendered hia recovery from the first hopeless. Keak Admihal Gustavi's H. Sx)Tr, retired officer of the 1." tilled fetatea Navy, died t New York on tlie 2d. Mit. Moiihill, from tlie Finance! Com mittor, roported adversely the bill to prohibit the issue of bank notes or currency by Na tional banks, which may be oru;Hiiiid or nv orirantwd after Julyl, h2; placed on tiieoal rndur. 'J'he tariff eonimlssion fllseusMion waa resumed mid eontlnueil until a late hour. Mr. Williams introduced a bill to bwroriite thn f'hcroke t'entnd Ituilruad & Teleifriiph Ouii' puny. The bill Huthcny.es the construction il rad add teh ifritpli line from Kurt Smith, Arkansas, to Kort Glhsou, i herokoe Na tion, and tlienoo to a point near wle-re tim Venlina Htvor crsos tlio lino iM-tweeii KiiiiHaa and the Indian Territory; rcf.-rred. A bill er:at inir two new land districts In NctuiisUa was passed. Atter an ex 'cutive sessii.ii the Senate adjourned Ill the House. Mr. Koimioii, of N. Y ., culled attention to the tact thai the resolution relative to the. impris onment of American citizens in Groat Hrilaiu has not been acted upon hy ttie comuilttim, and saitl that if soiuetliinir is not done, and our Minister bus not demanded piissjKiit, I shall mow tnitfcac inncnt. Mr. V ilson. mcmliiT of the committee, stated that tho resolution had not yet b-icn rcporbsl bac k because the eommltt,'e desirtsl toohta-n all the necessary lulormatlon. 'I here was no lax liens on the part of the committee. Mr. ttoliuisoii replied that that would mtiKo his otiestion of impeachment unnecessary. 'I tie House then went into Committee of tho Wh'do on the private calendar. Two hours were consumed in discussion of tlie first b.ll on tile calendar, reterriuir to the t'ourl homs, th" claim of tlie captors of the ram "Albemarle." When, at Inst, the till! win hud aside favorably, another dehate arose uis.n the next lull, lor tint relief of the helm and ne l of k 111 til Jh mes It A rinst roinr. the p iKK .tin to the measure hci UK bused on the tnet that the heirs weie tli-lo al. I'en linjf aet the cominutee rose and reported tho"Altc mitrle" teli and it was passed. A rt cess was taken until seven o'c'.iM-k ii. m. At tin; evt-n-iiitf session tnii'tv-seypij OiUs Wcl'epiUffCd uud a iiourucd until .'au- DE LONG'S PROBABLE FATE. a of of tH on Tho Philadelphia Timnnt a rer snt .date con tains the followltiK InterestltiK In'onnaMnn at to the experience of the tleamnttto explorera nil the prni'iible fate of Pe Long und Ida missing comr.ides : A letter w,is received today by Mrs. Mel T.lle, residing atHhartmsvlllo, a short distance outs. tie of IMi 1 )ncl 1 1 1 hla, from her hmsband, Lieutennnt Oeorne W. Melville, of the United States N .ivy, who netit out as chief enKlneer ol tlie exploring jUrty, and was in couimand of the boat containing the survivors which landed on tho northe rn coast of Blln'ria Hcp tcmbcr 29. In this brief letter tho hero of the latest, and, a all tl.e accounts have shown, the nmr.t perilous attempt to explore the un known Pol.tr seas, speaks of Ic Long and tho others w ith him ns having perished, and Indi cates that when Chief Knglncer Melville set out upon the Bench In which he Is now en gngeil In the region of clcrnal lco and snoi it wi.o without ho e of find tig hia comrades alive, but simply to perform tho melancholy duty of diM'tiveilnu', If possible, their de.id btslies and whatever tr.ieei of their hard ships and adventures they had lclt behind them. In nil the accounts that h ive been ro oeivcl from Lieutenant John Danenliauer, w ho w os one of those savel with Melville, there has been a h ,ielul tone concerning the possibility of L'e Long's safety; but in men telegrams as contained facts alone tlK're was not much room for eiuwirngctnent. In tho last and most Important communication from Danenliauer, received at I'.tris February a, fiom Irkutsk, he gives entire the latest record of le Long found by Melville, at one of those polar milestones, such as all Arctic explorers have cicete l along their way. On this I)e Iong unite: "Fourteen of the oMUers and rtien of the Jeannette reached this hut on Wednesd iv, Septcin'er 23, and, bav tig hoeu forced to wait for the river to freeze over, are proceeding to cross to the west side this tnorninir, on their Journey to reach some settlement on the Lena Klver. I hive two days' provisions, but, having been fortunate enough tlitH far to get game In onr pressing needs, we had no fear for the futnre. Our party are all well except Hans Eriksen, whose toes have Lcjn amputated iu consequence of froot-bitc. Other reords will be found In several h its on the cist side of tho river along which we have conic from the mouth." After quoting this, Danenliauer says: "Three other records were foun I," hut he gives noth ing of th nr contents further than to say: "Eriksen died October 7." The par'.y was In treat distress for want of food. Noros and Wiiulemau, two of Do Long's com, anions, were scut ahead for relief on October 9. They marched south for fifteen days, and were found in a starving condition on October 24, by thre.' natives, who took them to a settle ment. Evidently there was some reason for not giving tiie other reords entire. Nino days after, the party of fourteeu had lost two days' provisions, and after Erikseu's to.-s h id been amputate 1, they were lu great distress for want of food, onl then Eriksen and two men, probably the only two who were able to walk, went ahead and reached a settlement In a starving condition. Exactly five mouths have passed since De Long and twelve men (the thirteenth having just died) were in great distress for want of food, and no tidings of them to give a ray of hope have been receive 1 In that time. In that condition, they were alKiut five thousand miles from Bt. Peters- lu-g, In a region whe-e there Is scarcely any game, just at the beginulng of a most rigor ous winter, when everyone, even the hardiest natives, flee hundreds of miles Inland, and do not. return until March or April. Under such circumstances Melville's letter to bis wife If consistent with all the known facts. Since he was chosen by the authorities at Washington, out of all the comjiotent men in the navy, to accompany the Jeannette expedition just four years ngo, and set sail from San Francisco in July, 1STS, a few months after receiving hia order, Me'.villt' has had no opportunity to communicate with his family. The anxious mother and the threo little girls have been awaiting "a letter from papi." In their se cluded little cottage at Bbaron Hill, lu Dela ware County, the fond mother and childish trio have looked out dally from the window H'lorued w ith an anchor as an emblem of hope of the father's safe return, and wondered ag.iln and again, with thesmoke and whiBile of every mail train, If their long-looked-for mes sage was coming. At last, w hen throe years had passed, little Meta who was a babo just born when he went away on a dark, stormy night, ami, having kissed it and the Hps that were above it, 6aid : "Wife, it is possible I will never kuw thesi Joys again" was able to tal k, and she expressed the thoughts of all four wl en one day she said: "Mamma, I think papa must be dead but they never took down from the nail the hat which he liunir up when be changed it for his naval cap, and his favorite cup and saucer were never stirred from their place In the cupboard. There was Joy iu the household when some friend sent the newspaper containing the telegram signed wi'jh ber husband's name, giving the first news ot the safe arrival of himself ami crew, and the joy was not lessened by reading after the name "In command." Every telegram since signed Mel ville" has been meat and drink to the news-famis'-ied lit lie household, and although the mother kept telling the children continually " that it was duty, and duty to God and coun try must ulways go ahead of duty to family," the little folks could not understand "why pa;ia did not send some messages home." Yesterday, Maud, a beautiful child about fifteen years of age, went, as she has thou sands of times In over three years, tn the post oilice, to know If there was a letter. Mis. Mclv.lle was seated at home sewing listless ly, and the other two little girla were playing with their dolls. Suddenly one of the little onessaid: " Why, ma, something's the mat'erwdh Maud. I actually believe there is a letter from papa." Maud's feet did not appear to to ch the grouud. She ran through the gate. With tears of Joy streaming down her lace, and choking w ith sobs, she threw herself at her mother's feet, dropping the letter and crying o it : " Oh, mamma, at lut I It Is from papa I Oh, It is from papa-!" Tlie mother tore it open, read it at a glance, and rca i it several times over. All the alternoon, and up to going to bed last night, thechlldren were doing nothing else but re ding over papa's letier. With the Intelligence that It contained of the fate of others, and the knowledge tiiat just now he himself, with the search party, Is facing similar dangers, there was little In the letter to give hope of the re turn of the husband and father. Written on a single sheet of tou ;h, heavy note paper, the letter read as filloivs: "Ihkoutzk, Itussinn Flb-ila, I January 1. lx. ( "Deh- Hkttir: After many trials and trib ilattous I arrive 1 here yea:erday. Wecan lull-ter but Ihiiteen :e tple all told out of the o. Initial thirty-three persona, l am pretty well, and will be home this sunnier or next w. liter, according as 1 may be instructed hy tlie ft .ivy Depattme it. 1 nave tc;ei;ia,ieil asking t'i re uain and search for De Long mi. the others who ner. shed at the mouth of the Lena Kier. Love t;i the children. Yours faithfully, (ii.onoH W. M El. Hi. IK ' The takm-for-Kranted way In which .Mel ville refers to the death of De Lonjr Indicated that he supposed Mrs. Melville must have beard all about it "My husband," said Mrs. Melville, "is a man who has a great regard for the significance and value of wonit. Ho la a man who Is very particular about what he says, ami especially alioiit whut he writes. This makes hU letter very significant. He ays he has asked to go 111 search of De Long and the others who perished, and he Is saying what be kuons." Ten nolo is u i.rlli S' nfifl f)(n till tvlibil lie snvitJ hv lint drinkimr. Ho Makes no secret of this w hen ho is lect Uiitig on temperance Jfr. Iihickstock, of JoffcHon, Ca., Laj niuctei.il children, OHIO LEGISLATURE. A'-nrf, .lAirrA 17. Only about lislf doren Fen.ttors were present when the Senate was called to order and the Journal read, and an adjournment was taken until 21st. Ifif. Speaker pro tern. Hathaway called the House to order and the journal was read and approved. After ihe Introduction of a hill to provide that Hens may be taken on church property the same as other property an adjoin timciit Was had until the 21st. Smntr, JArrei 21. The following bills were lnt rodueetl : To authorize County Commission ers to issue bonds to pay for bufhllnir and re pairing bridges and culverts; to abolish the State Hoard of K iialh"ttiou : to allow coriaira tions, not. for profit, to subdivide stock sharws. Adjourned. ytntjtt. The following bills were introduced : To provide that any person found with bur glar's tools In Ids possession, In any city of Mio seco'ttl class or four miles thereof, sl oll be liablo to arrest, and iniiv be brought before any court of such city, and iiKtn conviction sub jected to a tine or imprisonment, in the city workhouse; to provide that any personiir nisliing m ite: la' or labor in t hi; buililia g 01 pairitigof any boat, or building shall have 11 prior lien upon such boat or building. AU journed. Srnntp, Mnrrh Several- petitions were presented asking the favorable consideration of the Suntlav ll'iuor law; asking for protection against framit in ohtainimr ami negotiating promissory notes. The bill to amend 7,0.12 Heviscd Sta'titcs, punishing adulteration of spirit nous, alcoholic or malt li'iuoi auscd or Intendc 1 for drink or medical or mechanic d pui'i oses hyflne and imprisonment, w as p i ssei 1. Ihe bill tt prevent tie; spread of small-pox gave rise to considerable discussion arttl was amended until but a small portion of the orig inal hill was left. The bill makes vaccinatl n compulsory, i lie foilotvieg hills were intro duced: To amend the bill relating to the straightening of streams; to allow Countv Auditors two dollars for making out each statement of township school funds. Ad journed. ottr. enate bill by Mr. Jones, to amend section 5,1150 of the Revised 8tat ites of Ohio, providing for the re-probate of original wills when record destroyed, and when original wills arc lost, sMtliated or destroyed, ami sil plementary to saitl section 5,1HVI, making rec ords hereiCine made of w lit when record and origin. d will has been destroyed, sHiliated or loM valid, was lost. Seiiate bill by Mr. Wibon, supplementary to chapter 1, title 1, section 2-1, of the l.cvised statutes of tv.io, and to prevent errors anil Irregularities of the several State Depart ments w as passed. A number of bills were lime huiteiy postponeii; among them wus Hruiiner's hill to exempt roadways from 'ava ti.m. It was this measure that gave rise some time ago to the enure i taxation 6'iuabble. Mr. Weit.el's Culver Club bill for the better protecting of game was reconsidered and passed. Adjourned. ,Vf,ie, March 2'1. Several petl Ions were presented asking for the passage of a Sunday litpior law and the Biigham railroadb.il. The following hills were read the third time and passetl: To amend seerlons 1,4'2 and 1,4'VI lievised Sta'ules so that township trustees nifty prevent the passage of persons suffering from contagious diseases f-om one township toanother, and luercaslng the punishment for such circulation ; to amend section 0r"sl2 He vised Matlltes, relating to appeals from jus tices' courts, so as to provide that- either party mav verify the bill of particulars, and if one party verities and the other titles not ap pear, lutiLrment mav lie given on such verifica tion without examination of witnesses; for tin establishment of an agricultural cxperlm-ut station, to be under the management of a board of control of five, the term to be one year, one to be appointed by the State Hoard or Agriculture, one tiy tlie Horticultural So ciety, and one by the Ohio State Grange: the director of the station, appointetl bv the board, audlhc Governorto constitute the otheruiem bers of thelioard. The bill appropriates $;1,0iK) to meet all tlie expenses during the present fiscal year and the first Quarter of 188;). Ad journed. Howt. The following bills were passed: To amend Section 4,004 of the Revised Statutes relating to repair of improved roads with a view to prevent their being cut up bv heavy loads; to provide that, all im orporated villages within the State having within their limits a college or university shall have power to pro vide ly ordinance against the evils resulting irom trie sale of liiii r within ttie corporation Tim.ts; toprovide that an ai-peal may betaken from the Probate Court in any case to increase or decrease widows' allowance. Adjourned. Decadence of Modern Manners. Tiicorelitiillv, then, woman's c'aim to llio cotit U'sv anil liomae of man is now admitted on nil hands; but practical experience makes it dillicult to resist the conclusion Unit tin; Silvius of tlie nine teenth century is not "all adoration, duty and observance," in liis attitude to tlie oilier sex. Without reviving in full detail the practices of the times when woman was " half wife, half chattel," we are careful to keep alive the relics of their aotuatitio; spirit. In a ball-room, for instance, we may be. seen appropria- tiii"; their fans to our exclusive enjoy ment. We "jrive" them dances in our own lordly way, and if a mistake arises in respect of a dance so " given we Bometitnes express our convictions with an engiiftinjr frankness which savors less of the retort courteous than of the lie di rect. We leave their invitations answered or unanswered at our own sweet will ( probably as a token of suzerainty:) ami we repay our hostess' efforts to enter tain us by the graceful tribute of looking bored. Mr. Trollope has recorded a protest against the men and the manners that can endure to discuss ladies openly by their Christian names; but the prac tice enjoys the strong growth of all ill weeds and thrives apace. Feminine views on the subject of tobacco have of late years been so far modified as to par tially vitiate any comparison with the Iiast, but it would be instructive to know low many men yet adhere to the grace ful custom ol removing the cigar irom the lips on meeting a lady. The easy grace of courtesy is too often replaced by a slangy familiarity not seldom tinged with a strain of indelicacy, ami in all ways there is probably less inward re Kpcct and certainly less outward defer ence to woman than an older ideal of manners demanded. It is sometimes urged that, whatever be the defecUi ,of modern manuners, they contrast most favorably with those that prevailed in the "good old times" so often eulogized and so seldom understood. Hut here again we must take into account the dillercnt social conditions of a century ago. Saturday Hcvirio. Acts of vandalism, ind fanaticism re beginning to recur in Franco. Youths have been caught at the Louvre in the aet of daubing with vermilion two portraits of Francis I., and a noc turnal attempt has been made to burn down the Chnpolle Lxpiatoire. 1 he keeper discovered a volume of smoke in the chapel, antl the altar carpet, part of a chair, and some flowers had been burned; but tho lire had died out bo fore bis arrival for want of material. The incendiaries must, have sealed the walls to enter the court, ami next forced open the door of the building. m ' Next to locomotives race horses seem to have the most marked per sonal peculiarities. According to the New York Hour, Springbok was a per fect savage, and woultl allow no one in bis stull save his regular boy, to w hom lie was much attached. Parole lias fancy for handkerchiefs protruding from gentlemen's jhh kets, nnd in rob bing ladies of their cloaks. Harry 15as St tt hated barefooted stable boys and would bite their legs, lllnckbiiri) could never be got to extend himself unless the jockey wore his colors. UUruit Free IVl.s.i. A Boston linn has invented u drink called "kidney cullcu." Bourbonism Disintegrating. ttnurhon disintegration conlinues in the South, and in one State nfur n other the people tire rising in revolt against the liourlion Democratic autoc racy. Commencing in Virginia, it has spread into Texas, Kentucky, (Jeorgia, Mississippi and Tennessee with Redeter mination ami enthusiasm which ill either compel the liourlion Democracy to adopt more liberal platforms or turn these Stales over, for a time al least, to tho Republican patty. 'Ihe Washing ion correspondent of the New York Tribunr furnishes that paper with a mass of interesting information showing that the leaven is also working in North Carolina, nnd much more rapidly and encouragingly for Hepublieunism, than in the oilier Slates named above, and he bases a prediction upon conversa tions with men from all parts of the South that in the Presidential contest of 1884 at least four Southern States will be debatable ground, and in more than oiio of them the chances of success would seciii to lie with the Republican parly. In North Carolina there is already an Independent Democratic organization in every county which stands ready to co operate with the Republicans. Tlws litis been brought about by the dissatisfac tion of the rank and lile with the ring rule of the Rourbons, which has com pletely excluded the younger men from ollice and from all political honors; also by the discontent of that class of voters which has grown up since the war w ith the obstacles placed in the way of the material growth nnd interests of their State by the Ilourbon ism of tho "Solid South." The prohibition movement of last year gave this element an opportunity to show itself. The liourbons championed the bill, and nnti-prohibition organizations were formed in every county, which these young and progressive Democrats joined, ami with the Republicans they voted prohibition down by HH.t.KK) ma jority. These organizations still exist and are ready to combine again against the liourbons, anil a plan has already been matured, which the Tribunes cor respondent gives substantially as follows: North Carolina elects next November four Superior Court .lii'lircs ami one Su promo Ctturt Judge on a State ticket, a Ioir'slul ure, mem bers of Conirress, of cours", and such local olli cors as the henvieratie r ngs have left tho perv pie the power to elect. It is the .judgment of such Republican loaders as Comrressman llubhs that the State fcket sh-uld be divitld with th" indep nd 'tit Democrat and that in ove-y Congressional district exe -(it the Sec ond, which is overwhelmingly Kepubliciin. tint Republicans shmiM supp rt thn Independent 11 uiocriuie eanilaia'e for Congress. It Is un tlersttioi that i n:) will be put lu the tleld In every lletniie n'ie d-striet lu tho Stnto. 'J ho I lenioei ats itli i took part lu th anti-pmhihl-tiim movement and are ready to opMso tho ltiturbtiii oru-anmitltui aiv exjwctoil to meet with those lletii'ternts who did not take part iu that movement, but are tired of ituurboiiism during the com ng summer, nnd adopt a party mini" under which tliey can rally all tho ele ments of tlisatfeetioll. The name of "Liber Ills" is the one they are thought most likely to adopt. The prospects of success are very flat tering should such a combination be formed, for it only requires a compara tively small diversion from the Ilotirbon Democracy to revolutionize the State. The State is naturally Republican, not nlone among tho blacks, but also among the whites, whoso Union sentiment is very strong. In 187G Tilden's majority over Hayes was 17,108, but in 1880 Han cock's majority over the Republican and a small Greenback vote combined was only 7,208. Tho majority of the present Governor whs only CTAl. As to tho Congressional vote the Tribune's corre spondent says: It Isexpeettsl that the whole Tlourbon dele gation iu the presuit Hons- w 11 lie renomi nated, nnd that every one of th -in will tie o itosetl bya Liberal llomocrut supporftd by tho Republicans. Of tho s tven lennerut c mem bers from North Carol n I. only two had ti ma jority of more than :i.O M votes, antl in on't of these eases there wore two other candidates, but no Republican. In the field. The majori ties were as follows: l.tithit u. 5eil; Shack'i iurd. l,:l; Cox, l.aill: Scales. I, Hill; Dowtl. 4.11 Ji; Armlielil. 1.IUS; It. II. Vaneo, over a (Ireen backer and an Ind 'pendent, tl.filn. A ohangt) of 4.0.10 votes properly d stributed woultl huvo defeated live of these Coirrresstii'Mi. North Carolina gains a memb'T under the new appor tionment, und th-t Democratic Legislature will, of course, gei rvmuuiler tho Slate. The b -st arrangement they can make, however, would seem to leave them st II at the mercy of tho new movement. An analysis of the majorities iti the districts which tliey intend bi make shows a Republican majority in one of fi 0)0 anil I) 'moorntic majorities lu tho othor eight, ranging from 141-1 t a 2.5-m. A chango of li.11,10 voles properly distr-buted would detent every liolirhou ctin.ildute. Tho Liberal movement in the South is evidently making great headway, and should it continue iu anything liko its present progress for two years longer, it will have to be considered as an im portant factor in the contest of 1884. Tli young element of tho South does not share tho war prejudices of their elders. They are anxious for the growth and prosperity of their section, and they ate satislied that nothing can bo gained in that direction by keeping up a Solid South any longer. The chango is a natural one. and it cannot help but af fect politics. Kven should it not change the political complexion of Southern representation by the next Presidential election, tho change is sure to come be fore another. There are good grounds for hope that it will bo manifest by 1884.. Cliicaiju Tribune. A Search for an Issue. a The Democratic search after an issue is proceeding with drums and bugles and electric lights. Liko the boy who was hunting the woodchuck, they are cocksure thev will find the object of their sejirch, for they are " otttof meat." And yet the hunt is not without its dis couraging aspects. Just now they have their eyes on a " vigorous foreign policy;'' but, after they nave sjiouted on it in Congress for a few days, they will discover that the people in general care no more about the South and Central American complications than for the traditional conllicts before the walls of Troy nor so much. '1 here is no burn in that powder. The Democrats can't make nn issue of Conkling, for a major ity of their Senators voted tor his con firmation. They can't but what's tho use. Supposing they do lind an issue, what warrant is there that they will back it up for six months, if they think they can make more by deserting it? They had an issue in " a tariff for reve nue," but abandoned it at the first broadside from the Republicans, as they have abandoned or shifted ground on pretty much everything else they have favored for tho past tifteen or twenty years. If they will tie up to "a few sound principles, bearing the stamp A. D. 188'i, and possessing some real inter est for tho people, Ino " issues" will make and take cure of themselves. Buxton Jleratd (Ind.) A prominent Troy physician had patient up to a recent period in an ad- ioiuine vilhwe. Duo ni'rlit, not lon since, the doctor was awakened by th.t void of this patient, calling to hiin loud ly, apparently from his front door. '1 ho doctor, recoo'tiizing tho voice very plain ly, hastened lo dress uud hurried to his olliee door. When he opened it no one was to be seen. On the following day he received lUfonnalion that bis patient bail died at or very nearly at the hour that the doctor heard the voice calling him. Truij (M. V.) Turns. Curses, Like Chickens, Coming Home to Roost a The politics of Alabama exhibit a sin-: gulnr verilication of tlie Arab tiroverb that curses, like chickens, come liometo roost. There, ns in other Southern States, the colored majority is a simple matter of absolute fact as staled in every census and more particularly in the last census. No honest man can deny that In South Carolina, North Carolina, Ala bama, Mississippi. Ixiuisinna, Arkansas, Georgia nnd Florida there aro more colored men over the ago of twenty-one years than there are while men. Nor can any candid man deny tho other faok that ninety-nine out of every hundred coriired electors, if left freo to express their will in the ballot, will vole the Re- Iniblicnn ticket. The coloretl citizens .now that parly through what they be lieve it has done for them; they know it a-s the party that made them free anil has given them citizenship anil all that, they have. Tliey would be less than human to vote otherwise; and their very lack of education woultl force them to the natural view, if their native in stincts did not clinch their allegiance to the Republican party. Tho proof is plain that they have always carried their States in ti fair vote. The conclusion is therefore inevitable that these Slates belong of right to the Republican party. Then add the other fact that there is a body of white Republicans, amount ing iu North Carolina to 40.000 nnd in the other States to a very large number, and the proposition is unquestionable that the Republican party ought to car ry the country by an easy and decisive majority in the Electoral College; where as in 187(3 nnd 1880 it barely succeeded, nnd in 188 4 it must again take its chances. Is not this a palpable wrong, nnd is it not unmanly in tho Adminis tration that controls the country not to take its vote, where it can lawfully nnd rightfully liinl it? Is it wise to stiller that vote to be crushed out to the immi nent risk of the general campaign. Now in Alabama, ns in tho other Southern States, where- the Republican majority was p'ain, the Democrats had to resort to all sorts of outrage and fraud to overcome it. This colored majority congregated chiefly where the plant ing interests had placed it before tho war, sometimes hundreds of negroes on a plantation where only a single family lived. Does not the fact prove itself? Well, theso counties became known after the war as the "Ulack licit," where the Republic ans were as ten to one. The colored voter regarded the party that emanci pated him with an tinitpte veneration anil all'ection. lie; considered that he owed it everything and he sought to pay" the debt with complete fidelity. Noth ing could induce him to vote the Demo cratic ticket. Then violence was organ ized into a system of unparalleled terror and horror, and it tore from the hands of the majority the power to which it was entitled under tho American prin ciple. Once in command of the election machinery tho armed and victorious, minority dropped tho mask, put aside the lash and the revolver, and adopted the easier method of ancient fraud and tissue ballots. Having the appointment of all the managers and judges of elec tion, they simply counted tho majority out of their franchise. This worked charmingly, until, as in Alabama, the Democratic party came to apportion the delegates to their State Convention. Of course, the ordinary plan was adopted of one delegate to so many electors, as witnessed by the count in the last gener nl election. Then "the chickens came home to roost;" for in a county where, the colored vote largely predominated, they had to stuff the boxes accordingly and had to commit perjury to verify the election returns. As there had been no hesitation in murder, so thero was none in perjury, anil it Happened that a coun ty with really only one thousand electors would appear in the sworn returns as having, say threethousand. Then when they came to apportion the delegation in the ratio of one to every two hundred, there would be lifteen delegates in the . Convention from a county entitled only to live, and the minority of the party woultl control its nominations and poli cy. So-long as open, naked, public fraud is used to swindle and rob Repub licans of their rights, tho Democrats shout their hozannas, but when it op erates to put power into the hands of a minority of their own party, they repudi ate and denounce it. It is a two-edged sword that cuts both ways. Was there ever a more shameless confession than is published in the editorial of the Troy Jmnirer, a leading Democratic paper of Alabama? "At that election not only the State officers but also county ollicers were elected many to serve six years and in counties where tho negro vote pre ponderated it was determined upon, that Democrats should bo elected by the returns, ami it was accomplished. Any plan, scheme or device that would accomplish the result, regardless of the criminality of its exercise or use, was to have been invoked and was executed. To expros the belief "that more than one county has ollicers who were not elected by the vote cast is to voice the opinion of almost every one who is well informed, lint it is immaterial so far as that affects this question. To cheat a Radical candidate out of nn ollice in a patriotic act in the eyes of many; but the swindle does not end at that. The illegal, fraudulent ami stolen votes that were used to defeat a Radical now conio to the front to swindle Democrats by representation in convention. The lilack licit counties have a third less Democratic votes than the 'white' counties, vet in the next State Conven tion they will cast a third more votes. This is unfair; it is unjust, it is wrong. The voters of theso white Coun ties know it nnd are discussing it with no uncertain meaning to their utterances. A vote cast is a Very different thing from a stolen vote, a miscounted vote, or any other kind of dishonest vote, and the white counties will protest against any such wrong be ing practiced upon them as permitting representatives of the fraudulent votes in counties, that could easily be named, to overcome and defeat them." Is not this atrocious? Murder and perjury are virtues when used against Republicans, crimes only when they affect Democrats. Is the country going to tamely submit longer to the publis robbery of the votes, rights and fran chises of eight Southern Slates? If tho Republican party will fold lis arms and allow this wrong, it deserves to be beat en, antl ought not to hold tho power it litis neilht r tho nerve nor tho pluck to vindicate. It will be beaten, too, be cause it cannot win if it suffers the wholesale robbery of its voles. No par ty can Hland that ami survive. Omaha Ji' publican. Prof. Langorbcck, of Berlin, has recently performed n successful opera tion, during which the patient was kept imincr-ed in witter for sixteen days. The-e "permanent bahs," so-called, ant saitl to be likely to play a great part ill modern hygiene, more especially in eases of burn--, lor which bed-heal 'is known to be very dangerous. Utieuyi) Jkruld.