TUE INDIANA STATE SENTINEL, WEDNö1a i. MAY 24;Xg8
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IIThe Democratic State Convention will meet at
Indiana polls v ednesday. August 9.
"We find the above in the Uaviess County
Democrat The statement is incorrect The
Convention meets on the 2J. The Repub
licans meet cn the 9th.
We trust our friends will bear in mind
that the "American Knights of Ilonor' is
a new Know Nothing organization, officer
ed by Republicans. As the Sentinel pub
lished the full dispatch from Dallas, Tel.,
the other day we will only repeat a portion
of it It concluded as follows:
William Jesse (I rant, formerly a Methodist mln
ister In Kost 8 1. Louis, 111., lately editor of the
Dallas Gazette, and a cousin to General Grant, is
said to have organized the society here, under
the authority of the parent society la wasnington.
and ttiat another Republican leader, well known
in the s-tate. is now out organizing lodges. The
purposes of the society is said tc be tbe defeat of
Catholic Demoe ratic candidates for office. The
exposure Is made on the authority of one of tbe
members of the society, who gave the secrets
Has the Journal no shame that it dares to
speak of the use of money in elections,
thus recalling the infamous use of money
by the Republicans in this State in 1SS0,
when Star Route Dorsey was Secretary of
one Republican Committee and the pro
prietor of the Journal was the Chairman of
another? These worthies still retain their
official positions in the Republican party,
and one of them holds high office under
this Stalwart Administration, and controls,
to a great extent the political patronage
in Indiana. The same pious set probably
contemplate a repetition of the Corruption
of 1SS0, and the talk of the Journal may be
intended to divert attention from their de
signs. We are glad to see the Indianapolis Sentinel
favoring the submission of the prohibitory amend
ment to the people at the November election, and
also opposing prohibition. Rushville Jacksonlan.
That is just what the Sentinel is in favor
of. It demands for the people the privilege
of saying in November what their will is in
regard to prohibition. The issue has been
made by a Republican Legislature, and
forced upon the attention of the people, and
the Sentinel is anxious that the people shall
decide it to suit themselves. The Demo
cratic party of Indiana does not shrink
from the contest nor dodge the issue. Re
pcblicans do both. A Republican Legisla
ture has made an issue which tbe Repub
lican party dare not meet, and the display
of Republican cowardice attracts attention
everywhere throughout the State.
An "Independent" candidate for the next
Legislature is announced by the Booneville
Enquirer on the sole issue of the submis
sion of the prohibitory amendment to a
rote of the people. Does our "Independent"
friend not know that the State Constitution
has already decided the question of "sub
mission?" If thelneit Legislature passes
favorably upon the amendment, the Con
stitution says it mutt be tubmitted to popular
vote. If on the contrary the Legislature
does not pass favorably upon it, the Consti
tution confers no power on that body to
submit it It dies then and there. The
Journal and other Republican papers are
endeavoring to obscure the point, but no
Intelligent man of either party should allow
himself to bo bamboozled by them.
The Democratic State Central Committee met
yesterday and fixed the date for the State Con
vention on Wednesday, August 2, just one week
befüre the Republican Convention meets. There
was a large attendance of representative men of
the Democratic party, and the expression was
general and emphatic in favor of a strong plank
against the submit-too- to the people of the
prohibition amendment. Journal.
What is the use of such foolish lying?
Either you are very ignorant or you must
have a poor opinion of the intelligence of
your readers. The question of "submission'
can not by any sort of a possibility get into
the canvass. The Constitution has removed
it clear out The Legislature "can only vote
on the amendments. It can have no vote
on the question of submission. Tae Con
stitution has decided it, and expressly says
that amendments must be summitled when a
second Legislature has passed favorably
upon them. If the members of the coming
Legislature are opposed to the amendments,
they may feel ever bo willing to submit
them to tbe people; yet the Constitution
stops them right there, and the amendments
fail. Thus the Journal's charge that repre
sentative men of the Democratic party are
in favor of a strong plank against submission
is simply nonsense.
The Republican organs are giving the im
pression that the Democratic party is not in
favor of submitting the amendments to a
vote of the people. This is a very cheap
sort of a lie. The iext Legislature can not
decide to submit or refuse to submit the
amendments. The Republican party and
the Democratic party may "whereas" and
"resolute" until doomsday to submit them
or to not do so, and they are powerless to
influence a question already decided by the
Constitution. The next Legislature must
vote upon the amendments. The Stale Con
stitution has made it obligatory upon that
body, and there is no evading or dodging
the issue. If a majority of that Legislature
pass favorably upon the amend
Taints then the Constitution says
that they mw( be passed upon
by the people. If the majority of the Legis
lature ae opposed to the amendments, then
no matter ,how members may feel about sub-
mining them to popular vote, they are
powerless to do so. The matter is decided.
The Democratic party invite the fullest and
most exhaustive discussion upon the amend
ments during th coming canvass, so that
members of the Legislature may be fully
instructed by their constituents as to their
duty in regard to them. The party is most
emphatically in favor of ascertaining the
will of the people in the manner contem
plated by the Constitution, and in carrying
that will into execution.
ROBERT DALE OWEN ON CONSTITU
The fact is not likely to be generally denied
that Robert Dale Owen was recognized as a
leadingspiritin the Convention which framed
the present Constitution of Indiana. On
pace l,2jy pf the second volume of Consti
tutional Debates, on the provision in refer
ence to amending the Constitution, as to
what it meant, Mr. Owen is reported as fol
"Now I think if It be made Imperative that an
amendment proposed to be made to the Constitu
tion fchall be voted for by two successive Legisla
tures. be drclid with reference to thai purtkulnr
nthjrit, the question will be debated before the
people, and they will send Senators and Represen
tatives with a tp(ciH nrreiwc to Unit qunifutn.
This will be a sufticieat guard against improper
and ill advised amendments."
This is the whole question in a nut shell.
The question of amending the Constitution
will be voted on by the next Legislature,
and it is desirable that the Legislature shall
be advised of the will of the people upon
the subject of prohibition. One Legislature,
without instruction, has voted upon it
Therefore, it is all the more important that
the next Legislature shall be instructed, and
we have Mr. Owen's explicit declaration
that the framers of the fundamental law of
the State intended it should not be amended
unless the Legislature had been elected with
special reference to such proposed amend
ment The logic is convincing, and its force
will be at once admitted by men of all
parties who are willing to be governed by
fact rather than fiction.
In the year 1881 the farmers'of the United
States were unable to produce a full supply
of potatoes, cabbages and beans for the home
market The want of rain during the months
of August September and October is as
signed as the reason for the short crop. As
a consequence, the United States had to im
port potatoes, beans and cabbages. The
books of the New York Custom House fur
nish the following statistics of importations
during the months of January, February
and March, 182, from Great Uritain, France
$ l-'i.fttl 00
Potatoes January 113.4:16
February CM 05s"
Total 1.821. l.J
S706 403 00
Add duty, läc per bush
Cabbages In Jannary and Febru
ary, amounting to a i!l,ox uu
Duty, 10 per cent, ad valorem.......
S 23,721 ÖU
Bear.s Jan., Feb. and March, bush.
Duty, 10 per ceuu ad valorem
f 121,82. 90
S 4M .593 90
Sauerkraut (duty tree) Value.
"ItjWill be seen," says the New York Daily
Commercial Bulletin, "that we imported of
these three articles, potatoes, cabbages end
beans emphatically the food of the poor
to the amount of $l,lH.lS.'t, to which a pa
ternal government kindly added duties of
$311001.20, thus swelling the amount to
$1,428,184.20. What we object t is, not so
much the fifteen cents per bush 1 on potatoes
as to raising of the price of every bushel of
potatoes consumed by the poor over 35 per
cent, for it is manifest that were potatoes
admitted duty-free every bushel would be
fifteen cents cheaper. Another thing strikes
US in this matter. Can some of our legisla
tive Solons er j lain to us why cabbage
should pay a duty of 10 pel- cent, while
sauerkraut, manufactured from cabbage?,
should be imported free of duty? A few of
these anomalies in our present tariff might
be changed; or rather, all food products
should be placed on the free list especially
those articles which are absolutely demand
ed by the poor, whom it is the first and chief
duty of the Government to protect." It is
quite possible that the Tariff Commission
will wrestle with the subject, though tlie
probabilities are not large, since dealers in
potatoes, cabbages and beans, arc not likly to
give the Commissioners banquets or slip $.'0
gold pieces into their pockets "unbeknowns"
The sermon of Rev. A. II. Carrier, of the Fourth
Presbyterian Church, delivered yesterday, is
Vorth reading aud study. The reverend ten tie-
man does not seem to be befouled uoon the issue
bef re the people in the election of tbe next Gen
era! Assembly, and that is the ch jiee of members
who will agree to the proposed amendment to the
Constitution, in order that the people may have a
distinct and direct vote upon tbem. Tnat is tbe
Some of the boys around the Journal of
fice went to Church on Sunday and found
out what would be "the issue" in the ap
proaching campaign. A larnentablo degree
of ignorance seems to have banked around
the concern. Linen was to be torn and the
ground plowed up unless the amendments
were submitted to the people. We pointed
out in our usual urbane, neighborly manner,
in a stage underwhisper, out of regard for
our contemporary's feelings, that the Con
stitution had already decided the matter
that there was no call 'for excitement and
bluster that an amendment which had been
formerly considered and voted upon
by ' two successive Legislatures viut
be submitted to the people
But no! Nothing would satisfy it The
amendment must be submitted, Constitution
or no Constitution. We winked at our es
teemed Contemporary and made the usual
sign of the craft which freely translated
means "Quit! you are making a donkey of
yourself." The hallucination continued
until Sunday, when Rev. Mr. Carrier's
sermon seems to have opened its eyes just a
little, and it now takes the position that in
order to submit the prohibitory amendment
tothepeople.membersof the next legislature
tnust be cltctrd wha are in furor, of prviibitiun.
The Rep ublican tactics heretofore have been
to say nothing about the prohibitory amend
ment in tbe canvass, and then 'smuggle
it through the next Legislature as they did
through the Lvt one. The Democrats de
mand that a fu?J discussion may be had
during the approaching campaign that
members elected to the Legislature may be
fully posted regarding the debires of their
constituents.' If the la'ier desire that the
prohibitory amendment should become a
part of the Constitution of the State, 'let
them Bend members up to the next Legisla
ture who will vote for them. The time for
discussion has come. Let there be no
dodging the question by the Journal under
the fog bank of " submission." " Submis
sion" aud the rights of the people lie very
snugly ensconced in the breast of the Constitution.
Ma, English Is running for Congrefji upon the
anti prohibition platform. What thst question
will have to do ia a National Congress is what "r.0
fellow can tied out." Indianapolis lit r Id.
The "fellows'' who have no principles, or
who are afraid to express them, like the
"fellows" who nominated Peelle, may not
be able to "tindout" but intelligent fearless
people, who have correct opinions and tne
manliness to express them, understand the
matter thoroughly. The latter class will
only support for office at the next election
men who are known to agree with them in
Opposition to the fanatical ides, of prohibi
tionwhether in the State or Nation, and
they are entirely satisfied with both Mr.
English's record and the platform on which
he is making the race. He is no hypocrite,
neither is his party hypocritical. They say
what they mean and mean what they say,
and will receive the support of those
who are sincerely opposed to prohibition
Resides it is well known that prohibition
can, in various ways, have a bearing on Con
gressional legislation and that matters con
nected with the subject have already been
proposed there. Congress provides for a
revenue to support the Government, and
doea not the Herald know that a large por
tion of it is derived from a tax levied by an
act of Congress upon spirituous and malt
liquors which .would be materially lessened
if not destroyed by prohibition? And doea
not the Herald know that it has recently
been proclaimed by a leading Republican
Governor that it is the intention of the Re
publican i arty to make prohibition Na
tional? Governor Ct John, of Kansas, said
in a speech at Leavenworth recently:
As th9 Republican party throttled and choked
numau slavery to ceatn, so it win tne njuor
tranic. Yeu tell us we am going too fust, but I
tell vou my ore tirkffrd rhar tUrnwih, and rvrdnn't
proptute to ßtnp thin hide of lh-' (Irmui 1'nion JJiput of
aiMolnte prohibition Jor tin nitre button.
And does not the Herald know that Mr,
Blair, the Republican United States Senator
from New Hampshire, proposes an amend
ment to the Federal Constitution which lias
been brielly expressed by one of his admir
ers in the following words: "That after the
year 19J the manufacture and sale of dis
tilled alcoholic liquors (except for medicinal,
mechanical, chemical and scientific pur
poses, and for the use of art), shall cease in
the United States and Territories, and their
importation and exportation thall be pro
hibited." The closing sectioas of the pro
posed amendments are:
gee. 3. Should this article not beratiSedby
three-fourths of the States on or before the last
diy of iHscembpr, lS'JO, then the Sr&t section here
of shall take effect and be in force at the expira
tion of ten j ears from euch raliiieauo i: and the
assent f any State to this article shall not be re
scinded nor reversed.
See 4. Congress shall enforce this article by til
Thk Democrats lu Indiana have been congratu
latins themselves tbat they had the Republicans
ou the defensive In that State. The liquor ques
tion tnev thought would prove a source cf embar
rassment and weakness to the Republic in pany iu
appoluted, however, as the Republic-ins do not
pnpose to waste any nine in expwinii'g, diu to
take a manly stand bv say lug that U.e people
mii4t decide the prohibition tuetloii for them
selves The State Couventiou will doubilos re
solve that the constitutional ameudmeut should
be submitted to the people, aud the matter will be
left for the voters to decide. A vigorous. asJjrcive
campaign will bs made ou this issue. New York
Here is some more bosh on the wing. The
manly stand" taken by the Republicans in
this District was to trot out their candidate
for Cjngress without a platform. They
were absolutely afraid to make one. lie is
now before the people, aad nobody knows
waat he is in favor ot or opposed to. So far i
as the amendment is concerned the widest
discussion is courted by tbe Democrats. So
far as the question of submitting is con
cerned the State Constitution says that
it muri he tubmitted if the coming Legisla
ture adopts it; and when a Democratic or a
Republican Convention rtsolve to submit
the amendments to the people, let it also
resolve that two and two make four. It will
make it "more binding" on two and two to
make four in fact two and two will feel
under addition.1 obligation to u.ake four.
Republicanism, thy other names are hum-
buggery and hypocrisy!
JosEru Cook expects to arrive In San Francisco
rnrsTON Powers, the sculptor, arrived lu this
country last Mouday.
It is said that John McCullough's net gain by
this season's acting will be SiO.OCO.
A sistek of the lato Jesse James resides in
Wichita, and is said O be a most excellsat wo
When Hawthorne was burled, his unfinished
romance was placed on his coftia, and the grave
was filled with flowers.
Rhode Inland admires the girl of sixteen who
sold her luxuriant brown hair for J200 in order to
procure rnediciues for her sick mother. New
A law y eh in Bangor, Me., has brought suit for
f ",9(0 damages agalast the publisher of a history
of Penobccott County, which reported him as
dead and gave him a complimentary obituary
Mrs. Charles Turner, a widow, of Liverpool,
has given fJL'O.OOO for the erection of a home for
incurables in that city, and will make arrange
menu. In the shape of endowment, for the main
tenance of the institution.
The death of the wile of District Attorney Cork
hill, of Washington, was very unexpected. She
was apparently convalescent after her long illness
until the middle of list week. Her relapse was
not serious until labt Friday.
"Don bad many advantages," said old Simon
Cameron, talking of his sou tbe other day, "but I
had one that Is worth more to any man starting
in life than all he ever had.' "What ia that.
General?" "The advantage of starting poor."
Speaking of Lafayette, and old Bostonian says:
"I can recollect him perfectly well to-da-. He
was a agood average-sized ram. and very upright
In appearance, but the particular thing I remeia
ber noticing was the size of his crs. They were
Richard King, known all over Texas and the
West as "The Cattle King," is a small, swarthy
Irishman. Ills flocks of sheep and goats, his herds
of cattle and his troops of bones and mules are
estimated at 500,000 head in all. His ranche, the
Santa Gertrud, is seventy-five miles in length.
and include nearly the whole of two Counties in
The privilege of announcing one's own death
and Issuing Invitations to one's own funeral is
something not generany accorded to mortals here
below. Miss Abbie Taylor, of Newport, P.. I.,
was In these respect an exception. She was told
only a few hours before her demise that her
malady was Incurable. Calling for pen, ink and
paper, she with her own hand wrote a list of the
names of those persons whom she desired to be
made aware of her death, and by whom she
wished to be followed to her grave, and then ex
pired In the peaceful consciousness that loving
hands would perform for her the Last sad rites of
A sad young man, after takln; a meal at a New
York coffee house, after much searching in bis
pocket produced a S2 greenback from his w atdt
fob, and with a sigh said: "Here she goes." Af
ter his departure the note was examined, and on
the back appeared, written in a 2ne baud, "Save
your salary: don't srs table: never play laro-bank.
The last of a fortune of 10,000."
Bishop Grekn, of Mississippi, who has been
pre!dlng over a CDuncii of the Episcopal Church
at Vlcksburg, is eighty-four years eld, and has
been a oieacher for sixty-two vears. He is now.
and has been for thirteen years past, the Ch&nuU
lor of the University of the South, and is the so e
survivor of the ten Southern bishops who found
ed that institution lu 16L Uli mental fawillics
are still remarkably vigorous for one of his ase.
CONnr.Essx.ax Cstaro's surname had, tt is said,
the following origin: In cirly Puritan times a
Frenvti bark was wrecked on the Cape Cod coast,
and all ou board were lot. save one little boy.
Him the sturdy colonists rescued, aad dubbed,
because of bis red hair and French origin, Rufus
Crapaud. And from that little waif tbe present
member for the First Massachusetts District is in
the seventh generation of direct de.scent.
b'AMl'F.L Kodxan, of South KillgHtOWn. R. I.,
dJid recently at the age of eighty-two, leaving
nine children, twenty six graad-ctlldren and six
great-and-children. lie was a descendant oi
Thomas Rodman, of England, an Episcopal cler
gyman who emigrated to Ehod Island in 1TÄ
To him was granted 1,000 acres of land i:i Narra
insett. Oa It he built a homestead, which Is
6tih standing in a gcnl state of preservation.
.The Louisville Courier-Journal thus speaks of
three famous Tennessecans. who are now dead:
"There was a time when 'Parson' Brownlow,
Aduy' Johnson and Horace Maynard were tbe
three rnjat men ot Tennessee, aud, though difler-
lug la every other cluraeterhlic, they were much
alike In swaylu the people by their b?unt honesty.
The three were perfectly fearless lu that they
clung to their opinions and pilnciples Irrespective
of the popular regard."
President Eliot, of Harvard, ha? that last
best gift of man tact. At one time his students
developed an unpleasant liking far sitting upon
the College fence. The President was at a loss how
best to break up the practice. At last, one even
ing, as the students were sitting on the fence
slnginsr, etc.. the President sail: "Gentlemen,
allow me to congratulate you upon having adopt
ed the Yale custom." He was never troubled
afterward by students sitting on the fence.
PitorEssoK J. D. Whitney, of Harvard College,
has suiV-jred a distressing alilictioii in the death of
bis wife and daughter vitula two days. Mrs
Whitney, who was a daughter of the late Samuel
Goddard. ef P.rooklir.c, Mass., died at Cambridge
on Saturday, and oa tne next day news was re
ceived of the death of his daughter and only
child, Klcanor God lard, wife of Thotnan Allen,
at Ecuuen, France. Mrs. Allen was married ia
Northampton hardly two years ago.
The will cf the late John T. Pentland, a wealthy
California pioneer, contains the ftllowlng: "I
wish it understood that I tm in my clear, level
headed s;'nse, and know just what I am about
and I dou't want s.uy one horse lawyer business
fooling about me." Sp?akirix of his half-brothers
and sisters he ssys: "Tiierevasa chasm during
life; lot Hbe evcu wider in death. This death
bed ropeaUnce and pardoning of old wrous is
all 1 1 your eye and worse than hypocrisy. I dou't
went any mlniner or preacher cf aay kind at my
funcr.il. The Mjfohs hhtll do the entire work.
Gospel fl.arpi and I rtvr il-x-ked together
LoRti Frederick Cavendish loft no children
HI wife, a caaroilog w.im-ui, ha two Uteri liv-
Ingr, one married to Mr. Talbott, member for the
University of Oxford, the other to hi3 brother,
Warden of Kebble College, Oxford. Lady Fred
erick's erandmDthar, thj Dowager Lady Lyrls-
ton, Queen Victoria's governess, was a sister to
Earl Spencer's father. Lady F. Cavendish has had
more than one shock of lata years. Her father.
who.se mind of late years gave way, threw him
self over the banisters cf his house and was
killed, and it was at her houe that the late Dr.cn.
cssof Argyll wis seizei with an illness which in
a few hours proved iatal. Besides L ird Harring
ton, a bachelor, tae DukeTof Deronsuire has only
one son. Lord i redencx taveuaisa s nonie was
almost opposite Mr. Gladstone's former abode cn
Carlton Houie Terrace.
The writer of somo intercstirs icralnljceiices of
Alexander II. Stephens in tbe Boston Post was
present ou one occasion at his Crawfordsville
(Ga.) 1 ome, when Mr. Stephens Fpent the evening
relating incidents of live Presidential campaigns
In which he bad taken an active part. It was just
on the eve of the Grant-Greeley campaign. The
correspondent says: ' 'Now.' remarks the his
torian of the evening, as he has the little pipe
fllied once more before going to bed, "I never
have yet foiled to foretell the result of a Presl
dential race, and I am not mistaken in what will
be the result ia the present one.' Turning to the
writer, he requested that I wrRe down the names
of the States each candidate would carry. When
concluded he sail, "Put that in your t otlcetbook
and read it on the morning after the election; I
will stake my political reputation on the result in
every Slate being aa I have Indicated.' I reopened
the slip of paper about 3 o'clock on the morning
succeeding the election day, after reading a mes
sage wfeich completed the returns. Mr. Stephens
had not mistaken a single State."
THE WEKK'S KKW.
Washington and Congressional.
The House Saturday agreed to the Senate
amendment authorizing the receipt of gold coin
iu exchange for pold burs.
In the Senate Wednesday Mr. Camerou made
an adverse report on the joint resolution tender
ing the thanks of Congress to Chief Engineer Mel
ville, of the fJavy. Mr. Sherman presented au
offer from Mrs. heity B. Bassett, of Virginia, to
sell to the Government the family Bibleof George
Washington. A bill to extend for seven years the
pateut ou tbe steam grain shovel was favorably
reported. Mr. Garland and others spoke on tbe b
per cert, land bill, which went over. An execu
tive session was held.
The House. Wednesday, debated the National
Bank charter bill till 4 o'clock, when it was read
by secUous Mr. Murch offered an amendment
to reduce the lime f extension to three years,
which was rejected by M to U7. Mr. Buck er
moved to make the period le i years, when the
measure went over. Mr. Hadtcn reported that
Mr. Lowe was entitled to the sent held by Mr.
Wheeler, from the Ei;;ht District of AlaDama.
Tne Commissioner of Agriculture teporred tbat
cinchona seeds had been distributed through the
Tw hundred applications are before the Presi
dent for iositiiiH ou the Tariff Commission.
Secretary Folger sayi there will be two protec
tionists, two free-traders and five practicsl mer
chant on the Board. It is understood t'ia. tx
Secrctary Kirkwood will be Chairman, p.ud that
ex-Governor Bullock, of (i.xinjia; Üamuel A.
Minis, ot New York; J. L. Hayes, otlioston;
Robert P. Porter, of the Census ltureau. and
Henry W. Oliver, Jr . of Pittsburg, will bo niem
iKMS. Ex-Collector Thomas, of Baltimore, and J.
Hale Sypher, of Louisiana, are being preyed by
Tne Senate, on Friday, by a vote of twenty
thtec to seventeen, passed the 5 per cent, land
bill. House bills for public huildi. f,s at Loni--viile,
IlaiiT.lhal, Detroit, ouuoil ldutl-i. L
Crosse and Galveston, involving an expenditure
of f 1.175.000. also went through, triumphantly.
The Garfield Memorial Hospital wns incorporated.
An act was passed to authorize the Texas and St.
Louis F.sil way to build bridges in Arkansas
The House Thursday passed an act providing
that any former citizen of the I'nited States who
has been naturalized in Gr at Britain may pub
liciy declare his renunciation and resume his
privileges as an American citizen by signing an
Instrument to that effect The National Bank
Cnattcr bill was taken up. Mr. Buckner's
amendment, to limit the extension to ten years,
was lost by V2 to 116. Mr. Springer offered a
proposition that all charters shall expire twenty
years from next January, unless Congress
shall pr.vlde tor au earlier period.
Mr. Cannon offered an additional
section, which was a loptsd, providing that banks
With a capital of 15d.0uO"or less shall not be re
quired to deposit witl tbe Treasurer bonds in ex
cess of f 10,110 as security for their notes, lie then
moved to reconsider ar.d to lay that motion on
the table, which was sgreed to by 111 to 9G. Mr.
Kind all offeied an amendment, which was adopt
ed, that li : the reorganization of any bank stock
holders shall be entitled to preference in tae allot
ment of shares. Mr. Holmau prooosed that banks
obuiuin the benefit of thU set shall pay the cost
of preparing plaiea for new Dotes, which was
sretd to. For the benefit of Associations which
douoi reorganize, Mr. Crapo carried au amend
ment that ihetr frajichbvs be extended long
enough to liquidate. Mr. Crapo moved that any
w ithdrawal of circulation must be preceded bv
ninety dayt no.ice. Mr. Culberson prop.ed tha"t
no baink be allowed to surrender more than one
ten in of its circulation In any one year, which
was lost by SS to US.
The Senate on Thursday resolved to postpone
for au indeüuite period tos bill to extend the pat
eut of tbe Spendelow steam grain-shovel. A
Houe Mil was (tossed anthor'zInK the receipt of
gold coin la exenange for bare. A bill was passed
for refunding fiTJ.'Jöl to Hiram Johnson ana forty
six others, it being the surplus ; of a military as
sessment levied uoon them. The 5 per cent, bill
was la Ken up. and amendments wer oflered bv
Me-srs taulsbury, Vance and Morgau. tne latter
pruniug iu payment ne made lu cash instead
of Unis. Messrs. Conger. Allbon and McDiU
also spoke on the uaea-ur which weat over. Mr.
Camerou made a favorable report ou a bill appro
priating 51OU.0O3 for a- public bunding at La
The IIouFe on Fridar resumed consideration of
the bill to extend tae cu&rters of auonal Banks.
An amendment cftred by Mr. Crapo as an inde
pendent section wan adopted, providing that
banks desired to withdraw circulating notes must
give ninety days' nodce to tne Secretary of the
iseasury, ana mat no more tnsn 8ö,ooy,wJoI
Iettl tenders shall be deposited for thlspwrpose
d'ulrg any month. By it vote of 1C-. to KJ, Mr.
Crapo secured the insertion of auother
section, providing that tne circulation issued to
anv driik snail uu: exedd the par value of bonds
ue;uea. or DO greater tbin tsj jer cent, of the
paid-up capital. Au amendment by Mr. iiuckner
to increase the reservo fund was rejected. After
a score of other amendments had been defeated,
Mr. Murch moved to lay the bill ou the table.
uiru sm wy -to to in. ine measure was
then passed by 125 to fi7. A j' i'it resolution was
past-ea sppropr:ating I lo.oLO.eOU to supply pension
On Monday the House continued in dead look
over tne McCabe-Dicble contested election case,
and fiually adjourned without doing anythlcg.
Miscellaneous New s Items.
Archbishop Purcell was ordained a priest fifrj-
seveii years ago.
The Wells comet has teen seca with the naked
eye at rneips, jn. y.
The large mill of NeTson Brothers, near Wabash,
Ind., was burned. Los, 9.000.
In the icnua Chest Tournament McKenzie
and Mason, Americans, had a diawn tame.
In usually cold weather Is reported in the
Northwest, and snow haa falieu iu several locali
Government Commissioners placed 4,2f0,0tO
shad lu the 1 ennesiee Ui ver, at Chattanooga, tat-
Walton, the New York landlord, is said to have
lost tiu.ooü iu England thl spring on American
A colliery ext W Ion near Shamokin. Pa.. Satur
day, killed threj men aud fatally burned a
Riley Moore, acquitted of murder in Scott Coun
ty MKs., was asiafcülnated by some unknown per
Four unsuccessful attempts were made Sunday
night to burn the otlice of Uie Daily World, Louis
Mrs. Belle Hoover, of West Milton, O., was at
tacked by a bid dog und so horribly torn that her
iiie is despaired of.
At Madison, Ind., Saturday cl-ht, AuustStroh.
aged about sixty, died l om the effecs ot a dose of
laudanum, takeu with suicidal iateut.
Levi H. Epler, a farmer, living netr Greencastle,
Did., was iiistauily killci Saturday ni,;at by lad
ing from a railroad bridge ou a pile of stone.
Merrick Hutchinson, under five years' sentence
for arson, was pardoned by the Governor cfMndi
ana, at tne expiration of cue year of his sentence.
The Committee at work at Little Rock, on the
books of ex-Trcasurer.(now Governor) Churchill.
re;ort a deficit lor fourteen mouths of 5l!4,ia.&7.
The failures in the United States for the past
wek number 1,6. the Most important being that
of Edward lliAt.n it Co., furniture dealers, of
The Health Offiot-r reirts 1.10 new case of,
snmihK.x fur the l ast wexk in CUciu::aii. Total
number of cases under treatment. Sül, and deaths
Charlotte, N. C, celebrated, Paturdfiy, thelCTth
aauiversary oi the Meekienbuig I (unity Declar
atiou or lLidej-eiideLee. one cf the turning events
ci w" revolutionary ttur.
Isaaa Gardner and his three daughters were
drowned yeeleiday. at Nevvc iiaerstowu, O , wuiie
a'.lempilug to ford tne Tucaiawus lliver, ngaiust
nie tnotesu of bystanders.
A movement is on foot to give public burial to
th reuiaiusof the late Chief Justic Chase on the
oc. a-,ton of their removal from Washiuton to
Spiing Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati.
V. II. Churchniftu, a blind man. who has teen
Superintendent of the Indiana and Wisconsin In
stitutions lor the Jiiind. diopned dead of heart
d.sea-e, Wednesday eveuiu. near I jdiauapolis.
The Assembly of Southern Presbyterians has
decided not to take action of prtbsinK the revised
Jew 1'esument at freceut. Next year's meeting
of the Assembly will be held at Lexington, Ky.
A ncxro woman at Aiuisville. ltanDihannock
Count j, Va., tied hsr sou, nine years old, hand
and foot, to her cabin lloor. Saturday, made a fire
over him with splinters and burned him to death.
Fiank James and several of his gang are now In
Texa-s. witn headquarters at Dallas. Eight mem
bers of Pi:ikertou'a Detective force are watcbiu?
their movements aud expect lo Capture the des
William E. Badeau. öf New York. In a suit to
recover f l.SOO, charges Juni es R. Keene and others
with swiudiiijg the public out of fjti'W.oiw by false
stttemems iu regard to the Bradihaw and Wash
ington mines in Arizona.
James Johnson, cue of the plouecrs of Indiana,
win owned two thousand acres cf land near
Indianapolis, died Wednesday.' at the atre oi
eiihiy-tao. He is credited a ith larea donations
to educational Institution?.
six hundred employes have been dismissed
from the wholesale departments of A. T. Stewart
A: to , New York, and the wholesale business will
bi ftuliivd by July 1. The retail &tre will not
be shut up for Rix months yet, probably.
By a tornado la Mountain Township, Pike
County, Ark., on the loth instaut. vMiliam
Sliieds, a proroitiejit painter, aud two children
were killed and his wiie iatnlly injured. Sixteen
dwellings in that locality Wire destroyed.
Twelve miles west of Muscatine, Iowa, a girl
fifteen years of sge was quanellng Suuday with
her father, Joiiu Mcuemunoa, a furnier, when her
older brother handed her a revolver, and she shot
the old mau through the breast, kil:i jg him.
Mrs. Hiram Williams, of Yourjr Hickory, O ,
while tut skiff riding with her brother lu-law,
named Ernst, on the lake at Cleveland Sunday,
was drowned by the upsetting of the boat. Ernst
was rescued while cliugiug to tbe upturned boat.
At a meeting Saturday of railroad coal miners
iu me Pittsburg district l:st pits were represented,
and it was reoolved to continue the strike against
a reduction and to quit work iu every pit in the
district it tbe c loreu men are not discharged by
General Pope telegraphs the War Department
that the Mescaleros mu.-t be fed or they will
starve. As the Indian Bureau can not give them
provisions, the Army must feed them or sur
round them with enough troops to force a quiet
Three hundred citizens of St. Martinsville. La.
to'K one murderer from Jail aud picked up anoth
er uu their march Wednesday, an! hanged both to
a tree near Brcaux Bridge. The Governor has of
fered a reward of IJ.UO lor the apprehension of
William White, an Irishman, who was dis
chaiged from the lndrkua- Insane Assy Iura a
month ago, and has been without mean of sub
sistence, threw himself ia front of a Vandal ia
ci erlne oaturday in this city. His injuries were
such thai he dud a lew hours afterward.
Tatrick Troy, a coal dealer at Joliet, last week,
when rath-tied that his death was near at baud.
caused a priest and two friends to carry him out
to a shed. 1 here he unloosed a screw from a
board and Jo.Ml in coin rolled form. He willed
$l,uoo a;io bis house to his brother James, who is
in a lunatic asylum.
Michael Turner, on reaching New Yoikby the
steamer Wisconsin, ws arrested on suspicion of
being concerned i:i the asassi:iatiou in Pnanix
Park, Dublin. lableKrsms report that such ia the
fear of arrest In Ireland that peasantry travelivg
outside of their dislric's apply to the police for
pasxports, .as do many emigrants leaving the
While the widow of James 0.ui;-'ley was filing
her account as administrator in a Court at Eile,
Pa., Wednesday, she wa rtariled by tbe ap
earunce of another widow of the same mau.
who laid claim to the entire estate. It appears
that the latter was married in Buffalo twenty
wars sgo. and that o.ui;;ley deserted her with
lour children on her hand.
The Superintendent of Castle Garden predicts
an immigration of 30,000 for the current week.
Shirt makers from Havre say they have been
earning loss than five franca per week, while
Scotch farm laborers report their wanes at tTO
per year and found. The steamship Alexandria
brings 700 Italian railroad builders, who have
nothing but the clothes they wear.
The last rites over the body of Hon. C. C.
Washburn were celebrated Thursday at La
Crosse. Hon. Israel Washburn arrived from
Maine in the morning, aud Hon. E. B. Washburn
from Chlcaeo. Hundreds of people looked upon
the (ace of tbe dead. Rev. J. H. Tutt e, of Minne
apolis, preached tbe funeral discourse. Squads of
militia weie present from Milwaukee and Madi
son, and twenty veterans of the Second Wisconsin
cat airy marched in the procession to tbe ceme
tery. Governor Busk and many leading men of
the State were In attendance.
The Post Office and three stores at Somerset,
Ind., were burglarii ed Saturday night, and let
ters and money amounting to flO takeu. Oa the
same nUht the ticket office of the Cincinnati,
Wabash and Michigan Road at Jonesboro was
rubbed of 115.
Coal of excellent quality has beea found, with
one t.r two exceptions, la every County in
Montana. In one report to the Secretary of the
lnteiior, coal is said to underlie tiO.lbO square
uun !! uic iniiuii j. i iv in pjuni ueari tne
wnoie lengtn oi tne Missouri and the Yellow
stone up the valley of each stream from Fort
nu lord, and also on many of the tributiiea of
w. VI. Rea was executed at Pulaski, Tenn.,
tor me raurueroi j. l. tioodrum. In the
early morning ne took a dme of morphine to es
cape the sallows, but his existence w nrnlmwMi
When the drop fell the knot slipped up over his
lace, tearing of his beard and sending the bl-Nd
streaming down his neck. The same horrible
nice atienaea tne second attempt, and ratised
tue riccuLiura 10 aisperse. tne third eBjrt to
nang tne sunerer was successful.
Senator Miller, of Mew York, on the Chi
fWtsalngton Letter to Albany Journal.
The best argument I have heard on the
suojeciot cninese immigration, better than
any oi tue Fpeecncs in congress, because it
is the whole truth in a nutshell, was a very
lniormai one by your senior Senator in his
own parior ana in a private conversation.
Senator Miller said: "The matter is simply
this: The Chinese are a race who
nave uvea under a despotism for
4,000 years without ever having
maue a revolution toward liberty
hat 19 not the material with which I
wish to Bee any part of our countrv till un.
They do not comprehend nor afliliate with
tne American system. Tbe impression that
j-.astern manufacturers (1 speak as one of
them) want cheap labor is entirely errone-
ous. natmey want is intelligent labor
labor that represents citizenship, that takes
siock iu fchoola and Churches, and. if thev
were actuated only by selfish motives, even
on tnat ground they would want a class of
laborers that are larrre consumers as well as
rt.ru ii on... IM. . .1 . 1 - . .
piuuui-rij, lue Kuucucv in iaiuomia is
toward a feudal system. The great land-owners
there control more acres than anv lord
iu 1.MKHUU. nun ninese laoor tins is
possible, but it would not he with Cauca
sian labor. The overwhelming sentiment
in norma on tins question means a pro
test by the ereat body of her citizenship
apasnsc tuts ictiiiai despotism. Caucasian
laborers Jin our broad country will not be
contented to work in gangs on a great
owners iana. ah American citizen's first
ambition is to own a little land himself.
As fast as he gets the money he puts it into
sixty or 120 acres, and makes a honieof his
own, and represents in the commonwealth
a wife and children by his
vote. The Chinef-e has no such sanctity
in his life here. He represents a
cheaper civilization. He fills the place of a
man with better anchorage. The race is
dririog out and keeping out white laborers
from the Pacific Coast, which would in
course of time become an integral part of
our responsible American citizenship the
noblest manhood of the world. Their jres
enca is. doing for California what African
imjKirration did for the South establishing
an aristocratic and a very servile class.
While the teligious denominations of the
East are denouncing the Chines:e bill as
preventing by its operation the oppor
tunity for Christianizing the Chicere,
taey forget that it was the same old argu
ment tbat was used by the apologists for
slavery ihat it was a mercy to take the
poor African out of his own jungles and
bring him here to enjoy the opportunity of
religious instruction, and th'visrh a s!av to
be a converted man. with his eternal sal
vation secured to him through his transfer.
They elo not rellect that the moral deieri
oration of that portion of our people coining
in contact with a race who may be oppressed
without redress a race politically inferior
is a greater e vil, by the development of the
worst traits in cur fallen human nature,
than is compensated for by the alleged good
received by the other party. It was. inj
theb juth; it is to-day in California. The
same ciass rf sentimentalists, by their false
alarm about freedom of conscience in relig
ious belief, prevented the stamping out
of Mornionism thirty yearj a.o, when it
was numerically, weak. Had we done this
duty then a great trouble and danger now
confronting us might have been averted. If
Congress had waited before taking any ac
tion till a million or two of Chinamen were
here on 0115 shores, the question probably
could only have been solved by a war of
races. This is our own country, for which
our fathers have fought, and for which we in
this gencation have fought I want to see
it reserved as a field for tbe fullest envelop
ment of our institutions. I do not believe
any mixture of American and Mongolian
civilization can achieve this lievelrpuient,
and therefore I do not with 'Mongolian im
"Johnnie, here you are at the breakfast
table, and your face is unwashed," said his
mother, with a sharp look." I know it. ma.
I saw the animalcules in pa's microscope
last night,' and I ain't goinjr to have those
things crawling ail over my face with their
funny little legs."
llorsrord's Acid Phosphate
in seasiekne?s i of great value. Its action
on the nerves of the disturbed stomach is
soothing aud effective.
Worms!, that universal disease in child
hood, can be thoroughly cured by the ue
of Dr. Ferry's Dead Shot Vermifuge. K.
Ferrett, agent,- ÖT2 I'earl street, New York
Always avoid harsh purgative pills. They
first make you .sick and then leave you con
stipated. Carter's Little Liver Tills regulate
the bowels and make you well. Dose, one
Agents can now grasp a fortune. Outfit
worth $10 sent free. For full particulars
address E. G. Hideout fc Co., 10 Larclay
street New York.
C U E A. J?
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We have now open tbe largest and most complete
We have ever shown, and at prices lower than
ever before. Owiug to the large increase in our
business the past year, we have this season
bought a much larger stock for all departments.
Ho stock iu the etatc is larger or more complete,
and no house offers goods at such low prices.
ßö"We show goods freely to all customers, and
do sot pre&s any customer to buy.
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two dozen extra of the Insolvent. I receive daily
the most encouraging and satisfactory repor. of tlio
wonders It is working, not only from thoc who have
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an elderly lady, who had an ulcer on her Ice, to uno
iU tbe took my dvii-o. und Boon Ingran to jrvt
better. Ilor le::, w hich had five holes running to
the bono, an.i all dischnrdn? matter and very pain
ful, U now quite well, she U able now to work well,
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health. She has already renewed her supplies five
times, and says she never means to le wiüioot a
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jas. i. nr.Rnv.
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No one can tell the amount of suflorinqr I have
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dreadfully afraid I would go into consumption, as
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in tliia world.
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Little Bock, Ark.
Helpless for Eight Yearn In able to Walk,
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ulotiit. I saw your advertisement, and conclud. d to '
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542 Dearborn SL, Chicago, 111.
Of a Chronic Form for Years Cured by
A lady livinir about five miles from this town, w bo
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rxo. r.. Rii'Lrrr,
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