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WRIIXRSPAY MORMM AR is:s. Hon. (ieo. \V. Met Vary. sivivtar.v of war, will speak ut llmv points in tho state, as follow-: Keokuk, Tues day, SojitenilHTH' lhvvoniHH't,Thurs day, ScptomlHT 12 and Sioux City, 8aniril iy Soptombcr U. Tl»o iSouthorn w ar claims already IMTsenttHl to Coiiiriv-- amount tofcWI, with numerous other parties to hoar from. Voters who want to IT IS estimated that worth of swine have jiei ished in l)o\Vitt eounty, III., within the last year hy hog cholera. The manager of Sena ator lavid Davis" larm, near Clinton, has lost, within a month, more than :UM1 hogs by thisdisease. I log-raising, which has been a very profitable busi ness in that vicinity, is likely to be susiended. help pay Ihem can easily be gratified They tmve only to defeat the repnb-1 in principle and how easy he can be lieans by supporting either the demo crats or the nationals. From the Southern newspapers, we conclude that the ruh-s of the political campaign are these: 1. I\"o radical ticket is to be allowed. '2. All candi dates in opposition to the regular democratic nominations are to be classtsl us radical. .'5. The colored people are to be allowed to live so long as they do not meddle with jwli ties. -Ib-yister. Wliile there arc many honest ex ceptions in the ranks of that party, yet, as to the great body of it leaders, ex-Governor Palmer, of Illinois, is certainly correct when, in "account ing for the growth of the greenback idea in the democratic party," he said: "It seems to me that the entire movement against hard money is a relic of the copperhoadism of the war —that it grows out of a desire to in jure the credit of the government and destroy confidence in it." The ]es Moines correspondent of the Dubuque Herald, writing of the Craig matter, says: "And remember that courts have been in session in L^e county, with a grand jury attach ment, and doubtless in Fremont coun ty, and yet we hear of no steps iieing taken to bring Craig lefore the courts as defendant in a criminal action." What can the reason be? lsitexplain ed by th? fact that the two counties named—Lee and Fremont—are both democratic, and both have democratic grand juries? Joiix A. LKKTK, a twin of Ander son's among unscrupulous witnesses before the Potter Committee, has! gone crazy in the Astor House, New York. He got to shooting spooks in his room, some visionary persons that, he thought. Were after him to imprison or kill him. He was cap tured after much difficulty and put under restraint. This is thefirst well defined case of mania a /also. Mania a potu, or snakes In one's boots, is EX-SEN ATOK IIAIILAN, in a recent letter to the editor of the Cedar Falls Gazette, concludes that "very few re publicans have much faith in the crea tion of values by the exercise of a hu man 'fiat.' God alone can create val- 'Let there le light, there was light By His simple 'flat' lie created a world with its gold and silver and precious stones, and made them de sirable to man. But man can create values only by honest labor, patient toil and skill in the various industrial pursuits. The experience of the civ ilized world for three thousand years has settled that question as definitely as it is possible to settle the question." WE take from the State Register of to-day further evidences of the bar gain made by the Nationals in regard to the consideration given the demo crats for not making a Congressional nominee in this district. It is won derful how foolish men can be who hope to go Ix'fore the people and dupe them with such bargains. It is a bar gain to give all the offices to the dem ocratic party if that party will just elect a National to Congress, and that National to stand on the democratic State platform and be a democrat in Congress, if he can be relied upon in his professions, which is a matter of grave doubt. If there IK once repub licans, but now greenbackers, as they are termed, who join in such a raid, they better go at once, it seems to us, into the democratic party. OEN. BKATY, of Ohio, in a recent speech at Columbus, predicted that in 1880 the North would be solid on the question: "shall the Southern white man be permitted to cast two ballots to the Northern white mail's one?" Or in other words: "Shall the South have thirty representatives in the Electoral College and National Con gress based on the freedmen. and yd be permitted to disfranchise the freed men"—owing to the noisy clamor of the nationals and democrats of the North the altove question is being more or less pushed to the rear.— Democrats seek this, to divide the re publican party in the hope of thus conquering, and some republicans ar foolish enough to be gulled by this trick. It cannot long be thus. This great question will he uppermost in '7'J and 'so, and around it, in our opin ion, the republican party will rall5' with such force as to sweep the ncrlh half of the nation. Oun readers will notice elsewhere a letter from Judge Trimble, of lilooni tield, Iowa, to J. C.. Cook, Ksq., of Newton, Iowa, written under date of July rtli ly which he would pet out more than a billion of preonbacks. The Judpe had then evidently got his parrot learned, or at least thought he had. His mouth had been closed to South em kukluxing and States' rights, home rub, another name for the justi fication of the use of rifles and shot guns in iolitics. The Judge also got ien. \Y. sot on joining the democrat ic side of the House when he got there, and so the twain had gone on counting their chickens prior to their being hatched. There is a twinge of pain comes over a man as he contem plates how puttied a man can become made ready for the hind the door. tuui justlv ues in this method. 'When lie said not become their apologist. It is most singular and yet not singular af- last. It appeared lust week in the Ottumwa Democrat. It shows what is now well known, that Judge Trimble has been grooming Weaver for the race some time. Cook inclines to hard money ideas and Trimble seems to have heat a little shy of the greenback craze in writing him. This would seem to have been an up-hill business, for Weaver on the 2!»th of June, two weeks l»efore this letter was written, had made his speech at Newton, in which, as all will reinem jjer, Weaver asked for the issue of $700,000,000 of greenbacks to pay lionds with, also to have the taxes (stopped for two years and issue green backs to run the government, &c., Ac., rubbish pile lc- REPUBLICANS, The campaign is now upon us, or will be in all its force with the closeofthis week. The republican ticket State, Congressional, Judicial and County will IK? in the Held, so far ns we are concerned. Ton much importance cannot be attached to the elections, this autumn. In all human proba bility resumption will come, on the 1st of January in any event. It is however, very important that it take place while the government shall lie, as far as possible, in the hands of the friends of honest money. Again, in all probability the elec tions of the South are to give us al most a solid democratic South. The power, the backbone of the so-called democratic party is thereandthere they are determined they will not brook opposition nor defeat. This situation of affairs makes it ]erilous to permit the so-called democratic party's as cendancy in the natiou. Neither the Northern democracy nor the nation als, greenlmckers, labor-reformers, or whatever you may choose to term them, make any opposition, any war upon the outrages upon freedom and the pri vilegesofcit izens in the South by the democratic party. The nationals, are bending all their energies in an attack upon honest money, clam oring, some for a large and some for a countless issue of irredeemable cur rency. We have had this battle to tight these many years, and the strug gle, owing to the restless, dissatisfied feelings of many people arising from coming down from the great expend itures of the war and immediately following it, causing a great and un natural stimulus to business—has been a severe one. We have come to the very brink of the close victorious and a bright, prosperous era is just setting in upon us, and will come to us with accumulated vigor, if we shall assure the business men, commercial men, men of capital in this land and in all lands that we mean to deal honorably with MUr common, but whoever hoard of snakes, friends the need of keeping the gov in the boots from lying before? THE wretched little town of Gre nada, Miss., is about depopulated. What few of the scourged who are left there are dying unattended. At Memphis an armed force had to be employed to take posseasion of a piece of ground without the city, on which to pitch the tents for the poor people, that the Secretary of War had for warded. The owner of the ground refused to grant the privilege. St. Louis, Cairo, Cincinnati, Pittsburg and many other border cities are quarantining against yellow fever with great stringency. Travel has pretty much stopped on some lines of railroad. Oi'R democratic friends will please turn their eyes towards recent, devel opments in Missouri. That state's democratic State Treasuier Is short some half a million. He has been using the state funds contrary to law by depositing them in various banks where the depostits would do the most good for him. The Must in bank at Kansas City failed with a large sum in its possession, and it is found that the water stocks of Kan sas City put up as collateral for the loan are not available. Meantime the state warrants are not paid and are selling at a discount. public creditors and maintain the public faith. We have no fears of the final suc cess of the republican financial prin ciples, and we would have no hitch or trouble by a loss of the next House of Representatives. We believe the prospect of success is good but it will not do to lie too confident. We urge, too, upon our republican ernment in the hands of the party that saved it the party that did not wage four years of rebellion that has no hundreds of millionsof rebel claims to»le paid from the national treasury, and that they will be paid in large meas ure should the present democratic party obtain managing control there cannot be the least shadow of a doubt. There are tens of thousands living to-day, who did not expect Southern democ racy to rebel and fight a great war, but they did, and Ave suppose there are those to-day, who will not believe that the South would press these reb el claims to payment, but we confess we are utterly at a loss to understand how or u|on'what hypothesis they can so Itelieve. Republicans of Wapello county, on next Saturday you meet in County Convention. We want you to come in force, we want you to come with the old republican fire enkindled within you. Come to see that there shall be an honest, fair expression of the voice of the party, and be sure that every man of you shall go away with but one feeling and that is, de termined to do hard, unceasing work for every nominee on our ticket with out an if, without the slightest mur mur of dissatisfaction. We must make a gallant tight this fall there is too much at stake to have a laggard in the ranks a glorious vic tory is ours if we will it, and we must will it. THE Davenport Democrat,A leading organ of the democratic party of this State, docs not go off after tramps ter all, to sec the democracy and soft moneyites blubbering about over the indtflent and shiftless and seemingly wanting to cram everybody's hands full of absolute money. From the lugubrious face these demagogue speakers put on, one might suppose that they were in earnest if it was not certain that the demagogue is looking out for meat for himself, without turn ing an honest hand to get it. Head the following genuine hard sense from the aforesaid Democrat: Who are at the head of our com mercial houses to-day? The boys who ran errands thirty years ago. Who are running the metropolitan newspa pers? The former journeymen, grown gray in the service. Who are the men that look out upon farms of broad acres of waving grain and herds of stock feeding in rich pastures? They are the men who grubbed those acres or worked early and late for poor pay and endured the hard lot of the pioneer a generation ago. And thus the same tacts run tiirough the entire list, and so it will ie in the years that are to follow—they who patiently toil who keep close company with pru dence and economy: who by patience and industry tit themselves to grasp opportunities that will certainly pre sent themselves—these young men will take the place of* those who are doing the business, handling the capital and operating the world of trade, commerce, agriculture of to day. None others can. They will be men of the land, while grumblers, idlers, tramps—seekers after the very smallest amount of labor, if any atall —at the very highest rate of pay— these will lie the same forever. It is the industrious attentive, saving poor apprentice, or hired man in the shop, store or farm that proprietors are made of. No other material is fit for such positions —none others can suc cessfully achieve and hold them. The choice is with the young men—the boys of to-day, as to which class thej will belong. It is but to choose ana abide the consequences. THECORRUPTWEAVER BARCAIN The Further and Final Proof of Wea ver's Bargain with the Democrats. Bi,oiiMFiiii,i, Aug. 17.—KMTOR OF KwijsTEit:—At a meeting of the Greenback Convention held here this afternoon, the Weaver-Knapp-Trim ble agreement was con firmed. James It. 31 ills, one of the lirst, ablest and most honest of the members of the party, offered a resolution, reciting that it hail been alleged tliatacorrupt bargain had been made between the democratic and greenback parties, hy the terms of which no Judicial Con vention should beheld hy the latter, in consideration of the refusal of the itter to nominate a candidate for Congress that it was untrue, and di recting the Chairman of the Judicial Committee to call a convention at once for the purpose of nominating candidates for Judge and Prosecuting Attorney, in order that the slander might be refuted. Without disi ussion the resolution ,was voted down, but two voices being heard in its favor. No farther confirmation of one of thi'most corrupt bargans ever made in tiie history of the State is needed. If any is required, however, the good looking Chairman of the Ottuuiwa Cook, Convention—Mr can furnish it of Jasper SANTA. Politician Butler and Citizen Schwab both kick loose from Kear ney. Tin: .We I.eade, (democratic State organ! of the Itith inst. says: "The congressional convention at Ft. Dodge, yesterday, failed to take any positive action in regard to put ting a democratic candidate in the Held. It adjourned after appointing a congressional committee, which it left uninstructed, as we understand from a gentleman who was present. So the democracy of the Ninth dis trict have played quits on Iloggatt as those of the Sixth djd on Weaver. Till-: Davenport Damn-rat publishes the protest of the democrats of Des Moines, against the nomination of iliette, and adds: "All of which is well antl nobly said and will have a tendency, we trust, of d«stroying any prospects for election that Mr. Gillette may have even if he ever had any." The Keokuk Omstitution says: "The leading democrats of Des Moines and l'olk eounty have done all they could to counteract the insane action of the Seventh district Con givssional Convention, which put up a republican-greenback candidate in the shape of Gillette for Congress. They haveenteredanempliatic protest which is published in Monday's IawI it, and should be read by all demo crats who have an inclination to fol low after strange gods." Well boys, what is the verdict about the action of the Sixth district de mocracy in Congressional Conven tion? FROM the State leader's quite lengthy editorial on the result of Un democratic congressional convention in this district we glean the following tit-bits: "The question to be solved was, whether or not it is liest, at this time, to try to save our local officers and re deem the State of Iowa from the ene my, or to cling to an idea already grown dim in the East, for the sake of according our action to that of the party in the more eastern states." And again: "When Judge Trimble threw his great weight into the Weaver side and vouched for that gentleman's po sition to the democracy, his success was assured." There is significance in both these outcroppings of the Leader. First, a bargain between democracy anil the nationals as to officers second, that Weaver has surrendered to Trimble democracy, at least until a better tiling offers. The associated press report of a tierce conflict, and violent language in the democratic convention to Ot tuinwa, does not seem to have been warranted by the frets. The report had the earmarks of the Ottuimva (burier animus and style, and the re port was doubtless worked up for ef fect. The 'ourier has been terribly alarmed of late, lest Gen. Weaver should be nominated by the demo crats, and wishes to throw as much wet blanket on the proceedings as possible.—Jiurlington Gazette. The press report was strictly accu rate. It could not he expected that the Gazette would acknowledge the report was correct. There is no possi ble need for working up anything for effect in this district in regard to Con gressional matters. It is not our busi ness to learn democracy good sense in the management of a campaign, and we don't engage in that business, but the result of the election this fall will show that at least in the matter of not nominating a candidate for Congress, they placed the surest possible victo ry before the republicans. We give the democracy the credit hereabouts of not making an attack upon any candidate, so far as we have observed up to this time, on ac count of the penitentiary defalcation. But the democracy in some portions of the State have been endeavoring to make a point on the failure to in dict ex-Warden Craig. To refute this complaint and not only that, but to cast the entire failure in this regard upon the democratic party reail the following from the State Register: "Now, the only way he could have been indicted was by the democratic grand jury in the democratic county of Lee, under the direction of the Prosecuting Attorney of that District If any one is to blame for Craig's 11011 indictment it is the democratic Prose cuting Attorney, and the democratic grand jury. But it seems now that the democrats do not blame the Pros ecutor for not having done it, for at the democratic district convention on Thursday at Burlington, he (Mr. 1). N. Spraguej was nominated, and re nominated by acclamation. So that virtually the democratic party have endorsed him for not securing tin indictment of-Craig. This ends the democratic howl in that direction. The whole penitentiary scandal is a blister on the democratic party from beginning to end." If we are correctly informed there are some of those who took part with Craig in the alleged frauds on the state in that district and most of them are democrats too, and why are they not prosecuted? Does this explain the non-action of the democratic Dis trict Attorney, Mr. Sprague? JOHN RAXKOI.I-U TICKER is one of the most prominent Southern dem ocratic members of the Lower IIousi of Congress. He has never changed one particle his old secession views he maintains that he and those with him when they rebelled, diil not com mit treason. A man thus believing and thus avowing himself richly de serves to be dangling in the air at the end of a rope, and not sitting in the halls of Congress. There was recently inaugurated at Afton, Va., what is called "The Mil ler Labor School." Tucker was one of the speakers upon the occasion and we quote from his remarks as follows "If you find in the hands of your child a book that teaches him that It. E. Lee was a perjured rascal because he obeyed the voice of his mother State, and went with the land of his birth, while U. S. Grant is one of the world's immortal heroes because he sided with his section and succeded at last in compelling Lee to "yield to overwhelming numbers and resourc es," burn the book and take your child away from that school. Or, if you find your child with a book that teaches that the people of the South were traitors in resisting Federal ag gression and defending their soil from invasion, or which falsifies the history of our great struggle for constitution al freedom, burn the hook and take your child from the school, for the teacher who would put such a book in his hands is not a safe guide."—I At this point the applause was deafen i»g-l The "Widdy" Weaver has just found out in a very practical sort of way that it is one thing to bargain for votes and quite another thing to get them delivered. The democrats of the Sixth district, in convention at Ottumwa on Thursday, refused to rat ify his nomination, and adjourned without making a nomination. Con sequently Mr. Weaver sacrificed his time, efforts and self-respect all for nothing, and the democratic party in that portion of the state escapes a large dish of unsavory crow. Verily the way of the demagogue in hard.— Cintneu Bluffs Nonpareil. Drawing the Line. As a man was harranguing the crowd on the oppression of the work ing people, an aged individual with a shovel on his shoulder stepped up and demanded "Let me take a look at your hands." Then, seizing the other's paw and gazing intently into its palm, the old •nan looked up as he shook his head, remarking: "Not a blister—not a callous." The would-be leader of "labor re form" was not slow in departing from the scene, while the venerable shovel-carrier chucklcd as ho said to his companions: Fellows, there's whore we've got to draw the line—at blisters and cal louses."—Chicago Journal. COMMUNISM IN OHIO.—AtNewcom erstown on Wednesday, some one found a scythe and at night gashed Farmer Becker's horses so terribly that one died and the other cannot he worked all summer. At Mount Gil cad the same night, Farmer Dennis' barn was fired and destroyed with its contents of grain. Barn-burning is growing sadly common in Morrow county. Coi.. J. W. HAMMOND takes charge of the political editorial columns of the Prairie City News for a time. He puts things so logically and so plainly that none can fail to understand, and his arguments ring as clearly and sharply as the dollar he advocates: If it is impossible for a legal tender paper dollar to be less than a dollar, it must also be impossible for a gold dollar to be more than a dollar. Dur ing the war a greenback was a dollar and a gold piece weighing grains was a dollar. Hence following the axiom that "things which arc equal to the same thing are equal to each other," we have a greenback dollar equal to a gold dollar, or 100 cents equal US," cents, is it possible that any one cannot see that "dollar" is a word and not a thing1? You can name anything a dollar. l)o you thereby change the thing or the signification of the word? Please tell us? Greenbackers ask why a money adapted to our own country alone is not best? For these reasons, that a money good anywhere in the State is better than money not good beyond the county line. So a money good anywhere in the nation is better than money not good out of a State, ami likewise a money good anywhere in the world is worth more than •money not good outside of a single nation. Hence money must lie "some product of tabor, which in erery region of the enrtb to wj/ich exchanges e.vtend, is de sired hy alt men, in alt quantities, and at all times." Gold and silver alone till the requirements of thisdefinition. So long as men seek money as that medium which will buy every object of human desire so long will gold and silver be used as money. Will some of our greenback friends "rassel" with the definition aiul see if they can im prove upon it? Weaver's Disappointment. State Register. Yesterday was a day of bitter re sults to (ien. Weaver. For months he has been working as man never has worked before in Iowa to secure the Democratic ratification of the greenback nomination to Congress. To compass his ends, he has made a cannibal of himself, and devoured his own record, and crawled abjectly in the dust at the feet of the democrats whom he once so unsparingly de nounced. With an audacity that was astonishing, ho broke into the demo cratic camp, as a burglar breaks into a house, and once inside crowned his audacity with the sublime impudence of immediately aspiring to the lead ership of the party. I lis congression al district he canvassed in township detail and with neighborhood partic ularity, and a vast number of the democrats of the district he actually button-holed in personal entreaty. No means were spared, and no back set could dampen his ardor and no buffet cloud his hopes. The dem ocrats of his own county, knowing him I test, met in convention and sol emnly repudiated him, and even that did not cause him to abate his pursuit of the leadership of a party which despised him. Indeed, it seemed only to have the effect of redoubling his diligence and intensifying his ambi tion, and the desperate hunt was kept up till it closed in actual and humiliat ing defeat at Ottumwa, yesterday. He was ready to do anything'or to be anything in order to get this dem ocratic endorsement. In furtherance of it he had already foresworn the platform he had helped to make at Toledo, and as his last abject and most pitiful appeal he offered to foreswear the platform of the Iowa greenback ers, and adopt that which was adopt ed by the democrats at Cedar Uapiils. But it all availed him nothing. The democrats he had seduced one way or another—the most of them won to him by his unholy dicker with Knapp on "the Supreme Judgeship—did not dare to force his nomination on the convention, and so he was left on his knees at the demo cratic door to cool his heels and hope in despair. His reward is just, severe as it is. For it is impossible even to pity, much less to sympathize with, a man who has made a pawn of principle and a toy of decency in his rapacious, greedy and almost insensate raid after ollice. But for the votes (nought to him by his bargain with Knapp, in which lie made a nomination to the Supreme Bench a thing of barter and trade, this_ convention of yesterday would have spurned him from its doors and kicked him out of its camp. As it is, its action cannot be called much better than a notification for him to get out before he is kicked out. THE OLD STORY. Which the Repeated Bourbons Tears Ago. National Republican, The republican party has fulfilled its .mission, and having no living prin ciples, it turns to the past and like a hyena tears open the graves of buried passions in order to sustain its life.- Lynchburg 17 rginian. This is the old, old story of the Bourbons which they repeated years ago, and now relate to their children to lull them into security and sleep. The northern branch of this party at Chicago, in I Mi l, pronounced the war to crush rebellion a failure, but it didn't fail to crush. Kver since then the Southern and Northern Bourbons are singing in unison at intervals— "the republican party has fulfilled its mission but still where the shotgun and rifle do not hear upon the ballot box, or sttillers arc not permitted to corrupt the suffrage, the republican party goes right along "conquering." Through the shot-guns and rifles of the South and the gross democratic frauds in other quarters of the coun try, it came near being defrauded out of its "mission" in 1S7G, but it was "saved as a brand from the burning" to prosecute its unfulfilled mission, which will never end until it attends the funeral obsequies of Bourbonism, nullification and rebellion at a com mon grave. Its mission may end af ter that funeral, but not before. THE SOCIALISTS. Give Them Rope Enough and They Will Hang Themselves. New York Commercial Advertiser. I the social agitators are only given enough rope they will sureiy hang themselves. For this reason the C'OM merciat Advertiser liopesthatthe num ber of these gatherings will increase that they will make more speeches than ever that the rabble will ap plaud to the skies the incendiary ut terances of the speakers. The Amer ican workingman is not a dolt. He can think for himself and draw his own conclusions. When he sees a fool he knows him. When he hears a demagogue he can intelligently weigh his worth. There may be infection in these speakers. A man may listen and I e for the moment impressed, but reflection will quickly show him the right road. In a panic brave men lose their senses for the moment, but in a few minutes they regain their wits. The socialists at one time ap peared formidable, but time has prov ed their mushroom growth. They can never thrive here, for, paradoxi cal as it may seem, their first success would be the signal for thcirowu over throw. The lot of the American workingman is the happiest in the world—and he knows it. The consu lar reports that are published from time to time show this to those who will read. In every country of Eu rope there is great distress and suffer ing wages are small, and the poor seldom taste meat. The scheme of the so-called Na tional Greenbackers means the dis honor of the country. It lneiins the repudiation of our na tional obligations. It means the unlimited issue of Treasury notes which, from their vol ume, must sink to comparative worth lessness. It means the defrauding of every man who is unfortunate enough to hold a demand against a neighbor. It moans the swindling of the pen sioners of the country, by paying these wounded veterans in notes com paratively valueless. It means such an unsettling of val ues, such a revolution in finance, such in absolute change in all our business methods and manner of estimating property, as to strike at the very foundation of the government, anil alarm all save those who have noth ing to lose and everything to gain, and who know no rule of action but selfishness. We once more, ask the sensible greenbackers of the West, if they can afford to contribute to the success of this gigantic scheme of confiscation, confusion anil anarchy?— Chicago In tt r-()ci uu. Cooks Wanted. fPoUff French cooks wanted iKQQW itlafcTy to prepare Weaver crow for disgusted democrats in the sixth dis trict. They will report to Tim Walk er, demo?ratic candidate for secreta ry of state, jtloooifield, Iowa, and will there be examined as to their qualifications by Colonel Balliugall of Ottumwa. Good wagea and steady employment until (be 8tb of October. BRAVE MEN AND TRUE. The South Carolina Republican Con vention—Their Resolutions in full— Resolutions Indorsing llayes and Hampton Unanimously Voted Down—(rood Reading for Northern Republicans. Special Dispa'ch to the New York Tribune Con-MIIIA, S. C. Aug. 8.—The Re publican State Convention met at the State House yesterday, and organized by electing C. C. Bowen Chairman. No Siate ticket was nominated. Kos olutions indorsing llayes and Hamp ton were almost uuaniiiiouxly voted down. The following in the plat form First—The Hepublican party of the Stato of South Caroliun, in conven lion assembled, hclieviug that the principles of equal, civil and political rights are vital IO the interests of good government, and that they can only bo enforced by the party which has engrafted them upon the State and National Constitutions, hereby reaffirm* its earnest adhesion to the platform of principles adopted by the National Republican Convention at Cincinnati en the 15th day of June, 1S7!. Scrotal —We reiterate our abhor rence and repudiation of all forms of violeuce, intimidation or fraud in the conduct of election?, or for political purpones, and Jcnouuce the same aa a crime against the liberty of Ameri can citi/.cns, as well as the common rights of humanity and, while we in sist upon and will zealously guard the right ot every cilizcn, freely to choose his political party, and deny the unfounded charge that the Re publican party countenances any in terference wiih the colored voters who may choose to vote the Demo cratic ticket, we do protest *against and denounce the practice inaugurat ed in the campaign of 1876, and again revived in some counties hy the Dem ocratic party, of atteuding Republi can meetings and conventions, anil, by show of force and other forms of intimidation, disturbing such meet ings, or taking part therein without the consent or invitation of the party calling them. Third—We charge the Democratic party with being unfaithful to the many pledges and promises made during the campaign of 1876, as dom onstratcd by the legislation of the last General Assembly, the Journals of which Bhow that the only pledges re deemed were those for which the en tire Republican vote of both branches of the Legislature was cast. fourth —We denounce the Demo cratic party for the frauds, violence and intimidation committed during the general election of 1876, for the assassinations and murders commit ted during the canvass preceding that election, for the violent seizure of the State Government after that election, for the frauds committed at evory special election held since they ob tained control of the Slate, and for the system of intimidation which still prevails in many counties, whereby i the Republicans are actually prohibi ted from meeting and organizing. Fiftfc— \V e denounce the Democrat ic party for the outrage perpetrated in unseating Republican members of the General Axsembly so as to in crease their majority in the Legisla ture, and especially for depriving the 17 Republican Representatives from Charleston county, of their &eats, to which they had been elected by over 6,000 majority and when elections were held to fill these vacancies in Charleston, Orangeburg, Beaufort, Sumter and other counties, for refus ing to give the Republicans any rep resentation whatever on the Commis sioners of Elections or the Board ot Managers tor the frauds committed in the management of those elections, and particularly for stealing six bal lot boxes containing Republican ma jorities in the county of Sumter, and for refusing to count the votes cast at certain precincts at such elections in Beaufort and Orangeburg: for alleg ed irregularities on the part of (he managers appointed by themselves. $i%lh—We arraign the Democratic party for enacting, at the last session of the General Assembly, the law whereby numerous voting precincts in large Republican counties were abolished, so that thousands of Re publican voters are virtually digfran chised, or else compelled to walk twenty miles or more in order to vote, and in some places to cross riv ers in order to reach a polling place. Seventh—While condemning the conduct of all public officers who may have in years past violated the trusts confided to them, and whiledenounc i ing all fraudulent and dishonest prac tices, and disclaiming any desire to shield any individual proved to be guilty of such oflenses, we denounce the method by which the Democratic party, through manufactured testi mony, sought to inculpate men whose only offense was their Republican ism and we further denounce the unfair and partisan character of the recent legislative investigations in this State, whereby the frauds com mitted by Democrats have been care fully Bereened from public view, and all testimony looking to their expo sure has been studiously suppress' ed. Eighth—We reaffirm the declara tion made from time to time, that at the general election held in this State on the 7tli day of November, 1876, for Presidential electors, Governor and other State ollicers,notonly were the Republican Presidential Electors duly chosen, but that Daniel II Chamberlain, together with the en^ tire Republican State ticket were also elected by the vote of a majority of the qualified electors of this State. Ninth—We deem it inexpedient to nominate candidates for Governor and other State officers, because ow ing to the condition of affairs in this State, occasioned by rifle-club rule and two years of Democratic supre macy, it is impossible for the Repub lican voters, in many counties, with' out incurring great personal danger, to organize for the campaign or to vote at the election when held. Tenth—We pledge ourselves to as sist in the work of purifying the pub lic service, and we demand that the local Republican conventions throughout the State, wherever they make nominations, shall nominate only such candidates as arc recogniz ed as men of intelligence and integ rity, as well as of established devo tion to Republican principles. The Railroads of the World. A French writer has been carefully collecting the railway statistics of all nations. At the close of 1876 the to al railway miles in the world was 282,882 miles, apportioned as follows: MILES. Europe 89,430 America 83»420 Asia 7,689 Australia 1,924 Africa 1,519 Total 183,982 A that time the United States had but 74,095 miles of rail way. But at the close of 1877 the mileage was 7(J, ol4, and must now be about 82,000. Other nations are credited as follows: Great Britain 16,794 France... 13,492 Germany 17,181 Russia 11,555 Austria 10,852 Italy 4,815 Turkey 630 India 6,527 Canada 4^200 Peru 960 Argentine Republic 990 Egypt 975 Brazil 836 Europe has a capital of ten thous and five hundred millions ($10,500, 000,000) invested in railways, against $6,000,000,000 for America and all the rest of the world. The railways of Eu rope in 1876 carried 1,140,000,000 pas sengers, and 5,400,000,000 tons of freight, or about 470 passengers to every 100 tons of freight. It is esti mated that 4,000,000 tons of rails aro required every year to renew the wornout stock on the roads already in operation, besides what is needed to lay down new roads. The average wear of a rail is ten years. The roll ing mills of the United States have a capacity of nearly 2,000,000 tons, though our consumption of rails, in cluding imports, is not half that num ber. A recent letter-writer says of wo man suffrage in Wyoming .territory: "As I happened to be in Wyoming last fall, 1 made it a point to visit Cheyenne on election day, expressly to see the working of the 'new sys tem.' I did not sec a single respecta ble woman at the polls. On the con trary they were all of the lowest des cription—performers in low variety halls, waiting-girls in beer saloons and well known women of the town. They were driven to the polls in open wagons by blacklegs, gamblers and the worst characters of the town, generally the whole outfit being pret ty well under the influence of 'tangle foot.' Weaver'* Democratic Godfather i roa tlirOttumwa Democrat. Bi.ooMFiEt.t), Iowa, July 15, 1878 J. C. COOK, ESQ.—J/u Dear Sir: Your very frank and kind letter re ceived. Since I have read your let ter I have seen Gen. Woaver. Ilo says he did not say to anybody he "was yet a Republican, all except on the finances." That ho is not and never expects again to be a Republi can. That he has cut loose wholly and forever, and is now fighting the Republican party, and expects to tight it in every position in life. Ilu regards it as having sold out to'tho bomlholding and gold interests of the world, aud as utteriy abandoned to all popular interests and rights. Of course he means the organization not the voting masses, lie says he has not surrendered his convictions as to slavery, aud the war, but regards that as finally settled. That he is ful ly satisfied with llayes' management and policy as to home ride in the South, and thinks no attempt ought to be made to disturb the Southern States on these questions. That if elected he expects to labor for a reform in finances, and will co operato with such men as believe with himself in rogard to finances, and when he cannot find, on any giv en measure, such men, will act with those who come nearest his views. He expects to co-operate with the Democrats as against the Republican organization, and will assist the Democrats in the organization of the House. lie was a Democrat before the war, is now and always was opposed to a protective tarifT. Ho is not an extro mist on currency does not believe in unlimited inflation, and thinks we ought to have an increase of curren cy, either by full silver coinage or more greenbacks is opposed to mak ing the nation pay interest, directly or indirectly, on its currency, and is opposed to any policy looking to a perpetual national debt. lie, with thousands of others, begins to realize the growing and dangerous power of Federal Government, with Grant for its head, and "peace" (a standing army) for its motto. He proposed in his talk with me to write you, but 1 concluded that I would first write and hear from you and then if you warned to hear from him in person, I would so inform him. Yours very truly. II II. TKIMIII.E. Profit on Wheat- Mr. J. P. Thompson, Secretary of of the Michigan State Agricultural Society, writes the Country Gentle man-. "The profit on wheat is rela tive. If the farmer can sell his wheat early at a fair price, and thereby save interest, save hazzard, save waste, he can make money by selling lather than by holdiug. If he can sell wheat even at a cheap price and buy lumber, nails, labor and building materials at a cheap price, he can make money by selling rather than by holding.— All farmers want capital. If a farm er can sell his wheat even at a low price, and take the money and put it into more wheat, into cultivation and fertilization of land, into Inbor cu more land, then he perhaps doen bel ter thau to hold his wheat, lie keeps hi« inouey busy. He keeps his capi tal employed. If a man sells kis wheat at a low price and buys lam) at at a low price, which is sure to duubb iu value, then he haN not lost money by selling his wheat. Idle capital at the present (lay, is winning no laurels. Idle wheat in the granary is dead capital. The farmer does not want any dead capital about. The man who keeps his capital turning, even at a small margin, is the man who is making money. The men who have been waiting for large profits in wheat arc .the men who have lost money. The men-who are making money in farming are the men who turn their capital often, who employ labor, who make improvements, who put money into crops and stock judi ciously, and who do business satisfied with small profits." Alphabetical Curiosities. The protean nature of the vowel sounds is familiar to all. A few amusing examples will show that ihe consonants are nearly as bad makes a road broad, turns the ear to a bear, and Tom into tomb. makes a limb climb, hanged changed, a lever clover, and trans ports a lover into clover. turns a bear to beard, a crow to erowd, and makes anger danger. turns lower regions into flower regions. II chaages eight to height. K makes now know. I. transforms a pear iuto pearl. N lurns a line into liuen, a crow to crown and makes one none. 1* metamorphoses lumber into plumber. of itself hath no significtuce. S turns even to seven, makes hove shove, and word a swurd, a pear a spear, makes slaughter of laughier, and curiously changes having a hoe to shaving a shoe. makes a bough bought,turns here to there, alters one to toue, and trans forms the phrase "allow liis own" to "tallow this town.'" \V does well, e. g., hose are whose, are becomes ware, on won, omen wo men, so sow, vie view it makes arm warm, and turns hat into—what? Y turns fur iuto fury, a man to many, to to a toy, a rub to a ruby, ours to yours, and a lad to a lady. "KindeT" Sick. It is astonishing how some peo ple "enjoy poor health," and what quantities of mediciue they can take. The Detroit Pre as says: For the past two weeks a Woodward avenue druggist has put up a pres cription of some kind or other, about four times a day for a certain small boy, besides filling orders for a large variety of patent medicines and por ous plasters. The salos were all cash, but the druggist's curiosity was at length aroused, aud he said to the lad: "Get sickness in the family?" "Kinder," was the reply. "Your father "Yes—all but me. M* is using the plasters for a lame side, and taking the tonic for a rash, which broke out on her elbows. Pa takes the troches for a tickling in the throat, and uses the.arnica on his chin. Louisa uses the catarrh snuff and cough medicine. Bill wants the brandy for a sprained ankle, and the squills are for the ba by. That's all but grandma, and this prescription is to relieve the pain in her chest, and make her sleep hard er."' "Rather unfortunate family," re marked the druggist. "Well, kinder but pa saysitscheap er than going to the seashore, and so we plaster up and swallow down, and feel purty happy, after *ll.'r A Communist Cornered. Hewitt's labor investigating com mittee in New York has examined several labor agitators. Friday Rob ert Bartholomee, Chairman of a dele gation from the "Socialistic Labor Party of America" was before the committee. The question was asked Bartholomee whether if a man earn ed $10,000 he shtnild not be paid that amount. The answer was "Certain ly." "Then suppose a man earns $4, 0i00, he is to be paid that amount." "Certainly," agaiu said Bartholomee. "Then supposing that the man that earns $10,000 spends but $1,000, what is he to do with the other $6,000?" "Divide it up with the different co operative societies," answered Bar tholomee. "Then," said the commit teeman, "if he is to give up $6,000, what is the U6e of his trying to earn $10,000?" Whereat Bartholomee subsided. The Captain's Orders. From the Memphis (Tenn.) Avalaticlia. The Captain'e company had not seen much service, aud one morning the Federal cavalry surprised them. The boys did the best they could they broke, run, aud rallied in squads and fired. Some of the boys wore wounded, and a few were killed.— The Captain, who was red headed, ran on foot (as he lost his horse) until his face was as red as his head. lie saw the crisis so he took his position in the middle of the road, and wav ing his sword, he made his order to his troops. "Men, for God Almighty's sake, quit shooting it only makes them worse!" Divide and Share Again. New York Commercial. Ilorney-handed son of a hod-carri er (loq.): "Share all the money equally, that's what I say." Wife of same "And phat wod ye do wid your share, Michael O'Shaughnesy "Spind it like a brick, ye ould fool." "And phat wod ye do thin "Share it all over agin, av coorse hand me down that pipe.'' Iowa is the largest wheat-grower in the Union, Minnesota next, and Wisconsin the third. A New York Judge haa decided that scolding it a sufficient cause for divorce. AN ANGELL ABSCONDS He Carries With Him $120,000 111 Cash and Securities. Which RightfullyZBelongs to the Pullman Palace Car Com pany. CHICAGO, Aug. 17. The papers to morrow moruing will publish the particulars of a defalcation by Charles W. Angell, Secretary of the Pullman Palace Car Company. From an in terview with Mr. Pullman, to-night, the following facts aie learned Mr. Angell is a man forty years of age, agreeable in manner, and exceeding ly competent for the position he occu pied. His social relations have, until recently, it is believed, been of the very best character, and by years of good conduct he has won the entire confidence of the Company, and of his associates in business. About three years ago his wife died, leaving two infant children. This loss seem ed for a time to impair his mental and physical health. Lately he has gradually been recovering his good spirits, but having suffered, during the past winter disappointment in some social affairs, it now transpires that he fell into disreputable associa tions, which, however were unknown eveu to his intimate business friends. At about the usual time for his Sum mer vacation he proposed to meet Mr. Pullman iu New York, as he (M.r, Pullman) was about returning from Europe, and started East with that avowed purpose. Mr. Pullman reached Now York by steamer on the 7th inst., and, as Mr. Angell did not appear for a day or two, became an.x ious regarding him and dispatched Angell's brother to Saratoga and oth er places which he had intended vis iting. Nothing has been lenrned of his whereabouts up to this date. The fact that Angell left no address or communication in Chicago excited comment and caused Mr. Pullman to hasten home and institute a thorough examination. Thin developed the fact that Angell had disappeared with funds and sucurites of the com pany. The amount taken, although considerable, is not sutlicient to occa sion the company any embarrassment or to interfere with ils regular busi ness or dividcnd-i. The possible maximum of the loss sustained is said to be about $120,000, partly in cash and partly iu securities of the compa ny which were in his custody as sec retary. The money he drew out of the bank was upon two checks for .f2"),000, he representing to the Com pany cashier that he was sending it to the offico of the compauy iu New York and that the proper vouchers would be returned, thu» evading or over riding the custom of I be office which required VOUCIH I to accompa ny every payment inouey. So great was tin- confidence rrpoxed ill hishoniir and ino.-jjrm that thi" ac tion crcatcd irn nin-asiness until hi inystcriouK and protracted absence became of itself a cause of suspicion It is possible he had converted the securities, and with the proceed* and the money gone to Europe. The company is uiakinir most vigorous measures tor Mr.UAngpll's apprehen sion, and propose* il possible to re cover the ft'itds aurt securities ab stracted by him. But, for obvious reason-, the measure*adopted cannot WlHedo public. THI: YELLOW FEVER Poor Stricken Cranada GiiKSAi.A, Miss., Aug. 17.—The scene in this plague sirickcu town for the past 24 hours beggars description. The strongest meu and women, the helpless children are sick, dying or dead. It is pitiful iudced to see en tire families prostruu-d and swept away iu a few brief hours. The of ficial death list for the past 24 hours numbers 17. The populatiou has de creased to a til tie over 200 whites. Bill few new cHsesnnd no material io work on. The deaths are all old cas es. Mr. M. Freedtnanand wife,from New Orleans, enroute to Mew York, were put oil'the train early this mor uing. Both cases of well developed yellow fever. KM 1*111*. MEMPHIS, Aug. 1!).—Up to noou S uew casus of fevur are reported at the otiice of the Board of Health. Of thes'j six are within the infected dis trict, ouu near Charleston depot, aud one, Henry Schuliz, at 10 Went Court street. In addition to ihe above one ileatb and one new case are reported in Chelsea. The indications are that the fever is spreading. The cili/.i-ns committee are ai lively employed in gciiiug persons to remove to Camp Joe Williams, south of the city, and a train will leave this afternoon, wth about 200 families. Tents also will be given to persous with families who wish to flee from the plague but are unwilling to go into the common encampment. These persons will camp out at pointsalout the railroad. NKW OI1LKANS. NKW ORLEANS, Aug. 19.—New cas es 129, deaths 42. The presiding offi cers of the cotton exchange and cham ber of commerce have addressed a communication to the P. M. General protesting against the interference with U. S. Mails by quarantine nii thorities in towns and cities of Ar kansas, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. They represent to Government the losses and inconve nience that have resulted to mer chauls of New Orleans and their cli ents. They appeal to the P. M. Gen. for relief in view of the apparent il legality of any interference with the L*. S. mail. In response to appeal yesterday the Howard Association sent 12 more yellow fever nurses to Grenada. AT GALLU'OLI*, OHIO. CINCINNATI, Aug. 20.—The tow steatner John Porter, which passed up the river latit week with several cases of yellow fever aboard, has been obliged to anchor ihree miles below (iallipolis. Ohio, the ctigiucurM refusing to remain louger at their po»t of duty. CiallipoliH' health offi cers have placed n strong guard over her to prevent any oue from leaving the boat. Two casee, Charles Do Golinan, engineer, from Pittsburg aud Wm. Kaebler, from Poiiierov, have died. There are ten casos ou board, three of wb jtn are very ill.— Among the sick are Capt. John liick erstall. The ware house of Freiberg and Workuui, extensive dealer** in liquors, Main street, was partially destrojed by fire this morning. Loss about $6o,000. Insured. AT UltKNADA. MEMI-UIS, Tenn., Aug. 20.—The fol lowing has been received by the How ard Association of Memphis: GKF.NADA, Miss., Aug. 19.—As your representatives sent here for that pur pose we huve looked carefully into ihe situation of everything connected with the yellow fever in Grenada. The epidemic, considering the size of the towu, appears to be the most ma lignant and fatal that has ever been known in the country and this aftrr ouly 0 days. The fever is unabated ymd unchecked. The great want is ^for nurses aud money to pay them, Tor there has beeu persona hero Hick for long periods without a single at tendant. At preseut contributions' amount to not more thau one-half of what seems to be necessary. The funds aro certainly managed by the relief committee with a vigorous economy and wise judgment, and the meu who handlp them are known to the business men of the southwest as a certain guarantee fur their faithful application to the purposes for which they are intended. We hope that the liberal and generous contributions made up to this time will not cease. This appeal to the charitable has no equal in tho sad history of this dis ease. Wm. J. Smith and Butler Auder son, of Memphis Howard Associa tion, endorse the appeal of their asso ciate members now on duty at Gren ada. Messrs. Smith and Anderson who have labored among the sick there for nine days past are fully posted as to the exact condiiiou and are gentlemen in every way worthy of public confidence. W. D. LANDSTA k-F, Vice Pre«. J. II. SMITH, Sec. AT MEMPHIS. KmraiB, Aug. 20.—The Board, of Health report twelve new cases of lever from 5 p. m. yeaterday to noon to-day. The total deaths, last night and this morning, is comparatively light according to reports from un dertakers aud the Howard Associa tion, the'latter reporting throe deaths. Of the new cases one is near the Her ando road, one on Elliott street, the balance being in the infected district. Among the sick is Dr. F. Sakpc,who had been working faithfully among the sick. AT NEW ORI.EAFTS. NEW OULKANS, Aug 20.—New cas es of yellow fever 136, doaths 41. AT NKW YORK. NEW Y'ORK, Aug. 20.—The case of Win Stillz, a reported yellow fever patient, is declared only malarial fe ver. Tlie infected brig, Lemon,which came from Cuba, tfnd discharged her cargo here landed a sick sailor, who was taken to the Seamen's Retreat, Saturday, but has now been removed to quarantine. The brig will also be quarantined. HELP WANTED. BOSTON, Aug. 20.—Mayor Mlppfti, of Memphis, and Casey Young, of Tennesssee, to-day telegraphed We are sadly afflicted and unable to supply tho wants of our poor. Can Boston help us? Mayor Pierce at once authorized them to draw oo him at sight for $1,500. Active measures will be ta ken to-morrow by a meeting of citi zens at the Mayor's office. THE TEI.LOW FEVEK IS AT NEW YORK NEW YORK, Aug. 20.—Two deaths from yellow fevir at quarantine, yes terday, one having come from New Orleans. BOLD BURGLARY. A New York Jewelry House Losee SIB.OOO Worth of Coods at Chicago- GHICAOO, Aug. 16.—A most daring and successful robbery was perpe trated at the Palmer House this after noon, by which the New York jewel ry firm of Max Freund tt Co., lost about $13,000 worth of goods. Hen ry freund of that firm arrived here this morning with a heavily armored iron bound truuk, and at 1 o'clock went to diuner with a friend. Al though ho remained away only half an hour, when he returned he found that an entrance had been effected to his room through the transom, his truuk had been broken open, the more valuable jewelry all taken and no trace of the experts who did the job, except two jimmies and a piece of paper in which they were wrapped. Detectives here believe Mr. Freund to have been followed by New York professionals who have become pret ty familiar with his habits and mode of life, from the fact that three per sons, one from St. Louis, one from Boston and another lady from St. Louis, left the hotel immediately af ter the robbery, ostensibly for their respective cities, although no trainB leave here at that hour. It is sur mised that these persons have some connection with the afTair. For a week paKt a gang of English and New York prjfcsa'ouals have been doing work here and these men and women are regarded as a part of that combi nation. Detectives are bard at work on the case. Chicago Criminals. CHICAGO, Aug. 17.—Pinkerton's De tective Agency, aided by a city de tective, this afternoon captured the entire amount of jewelry stolen from the Palmer House yesterday, and one of the professionals who did the job. The capture was effected through in formation furnished by a lodging house keeper on State street, with whom the men stopped all night.— Their room was searched duriug their absence and the jewelry found intact in a trunk. At 5 :li0 the man who registered at the I'almer House us White, but who now says his name i» Charles Woodward, came to ihe lodging house aud was taken in charge by a detective He refuses to talk or inform upon his companion in the crime, but Mr. Pinkerton thinks he is the man who did the St. Louis, Pittsburg and Worcester bur glaries. He is an Englishman, and a Mrauger to the police. Leete Insane- NEW YORK. Aug. 19.—John E. Leete was brought before Judge Flanner, of the Tombs police court, this fore noon. Tho charge made by the offi cer was dinordcrly conduct, and be fore the uiagintrate could interrogate him he waveil hi- arms iu a declama tory mauner aud turuing round to ward the audience, l4uncijed a vigor ous inveciive iu denunciation of his enemies. lie protested that there was a conspiracy to immure him in a foul and loathsome dungeon where he could not be heard from agaiu un der the form of Star Chamber pro ceedings, and with extravagant ges ticulation he cried aloud "Is there no e s o n e e i o o e e e magistrate decided to commit him to the Commission of Charity and Cor rections with a view to tho examina lion of his mental condition. Some artifice had to be employed to get hiin to leave the courtroom. Casting his eyes in the direction of the prisou box, he shrank hack with the air of dismay and exclaimed in tromulous tones: "That is the road to perdition." The officers then couducted him out of the front door, gifttlv soothing his plaints on the way with kind words. Terrible Tragedy. 8T. LOUIS, Aug. 17.—A terrible tragedy was enacted at tho (lirard House, corner ltroadway and Biddle streets, shortly after one o'clock this afternoon. Joseph P. Colcord,at one time a very promixing young lawyer and prosecuting attorney iu one of our courts, and subsequently a mem berofthe Legislature, shot a woman said to be his mistress, named Lettie Smith, with whom he was living at the (irard House, and then shot him self. The woman received three wounds, one directly through the body, near the stomach, one in the head and the third in the shoulder. Colcord was hit in the temple. Jeal ously and whisky is said to be the cause of the rash act. Colcord was very dissipated for many years, and it is stated forced his wife to leave him, after which he took up with this woman. The South Carolina Outlawa. WASHINGTON, Aug. 19.—Com. of of Internal Keveuue Kaum has writ ten U. S. Atty. Northrop, at Green ville, S. stating that he will make uo terms with Redmond, who killed Ladd while the U. S. officers are in prisou. He censures Earl, special at torney, foi defending itedmond, since he if retained by the United States to defend Kane. He has also written Earl setting forth that Redmond is shown to be a violator of law and he could not consent to leniency by tho United StatCR government while the State government kept as prisoners the United States officials. He sug gests tli»t the State should allow some yielding qualities now. Moore Convicted. LAIIAMIE, Aug. 17.—The trial of John J. Moore, late postal clerk on the route between Laramie and Green River, upon rharge of stealing from the mails the $5,000 Canadian money, a year ago, was concluded and the case given to the jury last night. This morning the jury brought in a verdict of guilty. The case has been worked up by Govern ment officials with remarkable akill and the proaecution^conducted with great ability. Sentence haa not yet been pronounced. Bank 8uepenaion- QUIKCY, Ills., Aug. 19—The Firat National Bank, which is the only na aional bank in the city, has suspend ed. It is understood that the large tobacco firm of Harris, Beebc & Co., were unable to meet their proper dues to the bank, and it made it necessary to take this step. Some years ago burglars stole $100,000 from this bank. No statement of tho bank's affaira is given except that of the directors and officers that all liabilities will be met. Exploalon of a Powder Mill POTTSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 17.—During the storm thia afternoon, the powder mill of H. A. Weldy & Co., contain ing 100 kegs, was struck by lightning. A terrible explosion followed, demol ishing tho magazine, aud scattering tho dobris in an easterly direction, making a gap in the neighboring woods five feet wide, and killing three of a picnic party, and more or leaa injuring several. Four Men Drowned. DAVEN POUT, la., Aug. 19.—Seven young Swfdes went out sailing on the river five miles above here yesterday afternoon, aud being poor sailors aa well as poor swimmers, they capsized their boat and four of them drowned. The names of John Pierson, Swan Johnaon, Andrew Bloom and Frank Weathurg. None of the bodlea have been recovered. RIPPING STORM AT MUSCATINE MUSCATINE, Iowa., Aug. 20.—The most violent storm that ever raged over this section completed its work of ruin last night. About 6 o'clock heavy black clouds gathered and the low rumbling of far off thunder caused all to seek shelter quickly. Neither was the alarm too soon for the rain soon fell in torrents and the streets of the city became a raging Hood carrying everything movable In its surging waters. Continued and vivid flashes of lighting lighted the inky darkness, followed with a rush ing of waters and the crashing of timbers and floating objects made tho scene weird in the extreme. Tho rainfall was 4.68 inches, the heaviest known sinco 1851. Three Crocks traverso the most densely populated portion of the city, which drain all hillsides and streets adjacent. Each rose 15 feet in half an hour, flooding all the low land, filling stables and houses near by and causing a direct destruction to property, but BO far as known no lives were lost, although many narrow escapes were made. Damage unknown. The Btreams were literally filled with floating out houses, trees side walks, bridge timbers, &c. The heaviest losers are J. G. Hobel,whose three story brick tailoring establish ment, on Second street,was partially carried away with the entire con tents of each story. The exact amount of loss is not yet ascertained. The first and second stories of Full iains drugstore fell about the same time. The second story was used as a ten ement. The occupants barely escap ed with their lives. Innumerable buildings and stables adjacent to the creeks were flooded. The individual losses are many and heavy. Whole cribs of lumber are in the river. The steamer Favorite and the yacht En dymion and many skiffs were torn from their moorings and carried with the enrrent. The steamer and yacht were recovered. The damage to streets, sewers, bridges and fences throughout the city is very heavy. The railroad tracks along the levee were covered 6 feet high with all mannerjof floating debris,but with all this heavy loss the storm cleaned the Augean stable of Muscatine most effectually and malaria departed with the filth and rubbish throughout the entire city. Reports from the country show equally great damage to property in low lands. Fruit suffers greatly. What Creat Things Burke Did. NEW YORK, Aug. 20.—Major E. A. Burke, of N. O., testified that the Til den electors in 187C received 83,859 and the lowest Hayes eloctor 75,240 votes, a difference of 8,019. Nichol's majority was about 2,000. The re turning board, as in 1874, threw out arbitrarily some 10,000 votes to elect Hayes. Telegrams passing between leading republicans all over the coun try increased the apprehensions of the democrats of Louisiana. The re publicans had about given up the election until these telegrams came promising to sustain them in almost anything, and then they never seemed to falter. Witness sincerely and re ligiously believed that Hayes and Packard were defeated. Witness went to Washington January 15th, as a Nichols agent to secure non-inter vention of troops. The Nichols gov ernment was determined to sustain itself and would have rebeiled if an armed attack had been made upon it. They had become disgusted and wo'ld have forced a military government in preference to standing such things. Gen. Grant modified his ideas after witness' visit to Washington. Ho got an order on tho 2d of March for the troops not to interfere. Did not know that Hayes called on Grant or had any talk with h'm that day before the order was given. Uouisianians disfavored the Electoral Commission, reasoning that if Hayes was seated then Packard would be. Among the promises made to Senator Matthews by Southern representatives, were that crime should be suppressed, the blacks educated, friendship and equal civil and political rights promoted. A Big Fire- ST. LOUIS, Aug. 17.—The freight houses of the the Chicago & Alton R. It. burned in East St. Louis last night were tw^ in number, each 250 feet long and 25 feet wide and pretty well filled with general merchandise. Nine loaded cars and 12 transfer wa gons also were destroyed. The loas on freight is estimated at $75,000. Nothing is known about insurance. The fire ia supposed to have origina ted from a spark from a locomotive falling on some cotton on tho plat form ofthe warehouse. An Expreas Robber Captured. CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 10.—On the 5th of July last, Jos. Gilmore, a trusted clerk oftlie U. S. Express Co., in this city, absconded with $13,000 of funds in the Co's. care. A dis patch from Richmond, Ky., announc es his arrest at that place yesterday. A reward of $2,500 was offered for his capture. Secretary M'Crary will make Three Sipeechea In Iowa- BUIILINGTON, la., August lfi.—A dispatch from Secretary McCrary to the chairman of the State Cential Committee announces that he will make_ three speeches in Iowa, com mencing at Keokuk, September 10th. The other appointments will proba bly be at Davenport and Sioux City. Leete Sent to an Asylum. _NKW YORK, Aug. 20.—The physi cians consultation decided that John E. Leete should be transfered to Bloomingdale Asylum. He is still boiatrous, violent and irrepressible in demonstration. Balle Peyton Dead. NASHVILLE, Aug. 19.—Hon. Balie Peyton diod this morning. He haa been prominent in nationaland state politiea. OMeag* larket OBIOAOO, Aug. 20. [By Telegraph.] Wheat—heavy, lower, No. 2 red 92% cash and August No. 2 spring 94 cash, 93^ Aug, 90^ bid Sept, 89K Oct. Corn—weak, easy, 38Ji cash, 38U Sept., 39J£ Oct. Oata—weak, easy, Jl# cadi 22£ Sept. Rye—lower, 48. Barley—lower, $1 10 caab, 1 11 asked Sept. Pork— weaker, lower, active $9 45 cash, 9 57,'-j @60 Oct. Lard—active lower, $7 10 cash, 710® 12 Oct. Whisky—$1 07. OU«ag* Live Htack Market OBIOAOO, Aug. 20. [By Tolegraph.] Hogs—Receipts 9,500, quiet, but firmer, light $4 25@4 30, very com mon to good heavy mixed packing. 4@4 40, heavy (hipping 4 30@4 70. Cattle—dull, receipts 3,000. Mt L*mia|Bi 8T. Loins, ready sale at 70 to 80 cents, and choice Winter at 80 to 90 cents. But ter is a little down, but extra choice should bring 15 cents. Hides aro a little up on green and salt-cured. Hay coming to market generally don't bring over $4.00, as it is of poor qual ity—cut too late. Good hay, cut green, will bring 15.00. Oats are very low, but tho price of wheat, will, we think, generally satisfy farmers. Po tatoes are also a little up in price, and in fair .demand. The quotation* be low arc as correct as can be given in a market that fluctuates as does our*: Ottaawa Oroeery larkot ••IMIMI OMaft, Aug SO, 1»8 par«aoft,Mlba,—a^Mel is FLOUR—SprlBf, par«aoft,Ml Bo to 10c Mam. Watt Aug. .12fi#l «5 —Wlnur.—— —_ CORK MBAL Fw iMk, lb« TEA—Imperial, p«r lb- —Yoonf Hjnon, —Qunpowafcr -JlpM, -Otartaed (Yellow) —Oolite A, —Coffoe o —White OOVntK—Slo, per la —Lagturr* —Ja?» MBATft LAHO—Per lb TALLOW—F«rlb OBIStl—Faotorr, pmlb...~ •ALT—Par baml par 4 20. By Telegraph.] Wheat—lower, No. 2 red 89 90 cash, 91%@90% Sept. 93392Oct No. 3 do. 80@85'4 cash. Corn—lower, 35)4 caah 35^@^ Sept. Oats—lower, 20 cash, 20% Sept. Whisky—ateady, $1 06. Pork—unchanged, $10 dry salt meat nominal, bacon firmer, little doing. Lard—nominal, winter $8 00. Mlm T*rk larket Nww YOKE, Aug. 20. By Telegraph.] Wheat—spring, dull, winter a@lc lower, moderately active, receipts 155,000 bu., sales 8,000 No. 2 red $110% August. Rye—quiet. Corn—firmer, receipts 75,000 bu., sales 80,000 at 47@49j for western mixed 45%@48% for white. Barley—nominal. Oats—steady, receipts 45,000 bu. sales 32,000 at 27@33 for mixed west ern, 30@37.'-e f°r white. Pork—quiet $10 25@50. Lard—ateady, $740@60. Whisky—$1 09£@10. Petroleum—crude 6c, refined lie. Liveitwk Market- ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20. By Telegraph.] flogs—quiet, lower. Yorkers $4 20 @4 35, butchers to fancy 4 45@4 65, receipts 2,000. Ottumwa Markets- Ai will be seen by quotations be low, bogs are a little higher. Some lots have sold as high^JM but geuerally $3.50 may be considered aa the price for good hogs. Considera ble wheat is comir in, and Spring Is 80 MSI SO .. tost «o 60*1 .. ao» 8010 •UOAB— Brown par tk.._... U(ht (Ot)MJM) IS 10* 88 UK 17«K ornahad 2SSW V 160 life Vkelmlt ffl«M. OBAIM—Wheat, Barlej ,. 70980 ... 80««0 —Oats, new ...... —Hye TIMOTHY 8BKI) .• HAY—'TtmoikJ new IT1AW—Hie, aertoa OHlcKKas— per daaea. —•prlac-— BDTTSB— Prime yellow, per lb..—.. •oea-mek. per dom .—H. POTATOES per baibel HIDKS—Drj Filat, per lb -Dty Belted. —Greea._.~ —Sreea ialt-eored —Orabbj.K o* In pries...—.. —Veal bldea. per lb —*kMppelts per pelt..—...... WOOL—Fleece-weened —Medtcm unwaebed, —Fine unwaahed, —1Tub-waalied, —Hurry, tlack end cotted 154*17 MMS6 SO#™ ,.. 80tol 00 4 0005 00 ..ttooaioo 10«1»H lb BOOB—Per ewt BHIEP—Per owl 0ALVB8 fho 8 13 8 20*1 W 20a30 20*24 1T«1S 31*97 wools leas BEESWAX 11AQB .... IS 1 OfTtnWl LIT! INOK. anna-Par ewt.— ______ is oo*s s 00W8—Per ewt 8 fie 8 60*3 66 2 00*2 60 *7.00 CATARRH Sneezing Catarrh, Chronio Ca tarrh, Ulcerative Catarrh, permanently cured by SAN FORD'S RADICAL tantaneou*. CURE. SftHPOViPA RIBTOILCmVOB CAT.UMUX is T«fb, eertiin, *nd permanent care for Cftttrrh of every (t.i orm, and Is toe mo«t perfect remedy ever derteea. lir— .- purely a vegetable distillation, and la applied locally by Insufflation, and constitutionally oy ternal administration. Locally applied. rtUtfu in-In It aootbes, heals, and cicanscs tho nasal passages of every fcclhig of heaviness, ob* structfon, dulncse, or dizziness. Constitutionally administered it renovates the blood, purifies lto( tho acid poison with "which it Is always charged In Catarrh,stimulates the stomach, liver, and kidneys, mrfccts digestion, makes new blood, and neruutt formation of sound, healthy tissue, ana finally fchtain* complcto control over tho disease. The remurkahlQ caratlvo powers, when all other rttne* dies utterly fall, of SAOTOBD'S RADICAL CUBS, are Attested by thousands who gratefully recommend It to fellow-sufferers. No statement Is made re garding It that cannot ho &ubetantlatcd by tho most respectable and reliable references, it Is a pre at and pood medicine, nnd worthy all confl ut nec. Each rackace contans a Treatise on Ca tarrh nnd J)r. Sanford's Improved Inhallnjr Tube, aod foil directions for Its u&c ia all cases. frlcpll, An Enthusiastio FriendofSanfbrd'a Radical Cure. MOEA.TTOW, OCAITT & BOWIN'S Frit* ANPJ MAKING LNIIRKA.KCB AOENCVY 725 Pino btroct, St. Louis, Mo.,Feb. 7,11T A. A. MKLLTOV, Washington Av.f City.—J) tfellier: I have for eonio years been troubled Catarrh, and for tho past two years have sulTercu serloaMy with it. Noticing your advertisement 01 BANFOBP'S KE*EDY (RADICAL CCBB), I try it- I have decided to USIHI only two bottles, and as a reault 1 reel so much relieved that I presnmo on oar per. ion relations And write this to you and anlc (oat rou take some measures to get It more prominently before the public, that others may have sucfi relief as I have. have recommended It to qulto a num ber of my friends nil of whom have expressed to me their high eutiuiatc of its valuo and good effects with them. I really thlnlc It particularly adapted to wants of Bt. Lonia people, and they all ought to know of It, and those who need it should try It, I will risk the assertion that 1A00 1 02. vials (as a sample) to bo given away will sell as many bottles. Try some plan. Let the people hare it they need It. believe 1 could sell 5000 bottles myself— of ennrso you could largely Increase this number. WLy not try It? Yourstruly, WM. BOWEN. Bold by all Wholesale and Retail Druggists and Dealers in Mediclno throughout tho United States andCanadas. WEEKS & PoTTEU, Oeneral Agenti and Wholesale Druggists, Doaton, Maaa. 5BACK AJi RHEUMATISM CVBS9 BT BOLUS'S Potter: Oentltmm,-One COLLINS' VOLTAIC my practice, and hav aire ovSO 77-dAwly. ye*r »BO I wu aotzed with a severe attack of Rheuma tism In my light hip, to which I was subject. I tried the various "liniments and rhcumatic cures, but without the least benefit, vrhen my son, a druggist, juggestcdoneofyour COM.VOLTAIC PLASTXBS. Thecffect was almost ina^u-nl, for, to my irrateflil surprise, 1 was almofit Immediately well again, and was able to work upon my farm as usual, whereat, before the application of tho Plaster, I could do nothing, and every step gave rae pain. A few weeka blnce, one year from the lirst attack, tho disease returned, but I am happy pay the second Piaster proved as efticncions as tin* first, and 1 am now well. My wife wishes me to add that one Plaater ha* cured her of a very lame back. We think there ia nothing in tho world of remedies that can comparo with the PLASTiasfor Rheuma tism and Lame Hack, and cheerfully recommend them to the suffering. Tours very respectfully, OBLANJ. ME., June C, IBTO. ROBEuT COTTON. NOT A QUACK NOSTRUM. Gentlemen, —I hcrcliy certify that for teveral years pasr 1 have unetl the VOLTAIC I'I-AHTIUS OLTAIO PLABTBHS In r.c vcr known them to fail In ordlng speedy relief In those cases for which thev are recommended. Tliey are not a qaack nostrum, but a remedial agent of crrent value. Verytruli w. c. UicfisponT, COLLINS, MB., i. May 27, iSU. PRICE m& CENTS, Be careful to obtain COLLINS' VOJ.TAIO PLASTBB a combination ot Electric and Volulc Plates, witl* a highly Medicated Plaster, as seen iu the above cut. Sold by all Wholesale and Retail Drugvlsta throD£hout the United Statca and Canadas, and bl wELaS it POTTER, Proprietors, Boston, iflssa. THE GREAT FAMILY MEDICINE Is an internal anil external remedy for the permanent cure of the dueascx named below. It has been used with singular success for each of. these diseases and never known to fail when used according to directions. No ill ef fects or danger of scattering the disease can arise from using it freely. For Rheumatism, Neuralgia and Sciatica, the Curative excels all other remedies. For Ague in tlie Pacc, it relieves the pain in a short time. For IMpliUifrin. Sore Throat, AMhllia and C'oilgliM, ii is the most ccrtain remedy known. For Nervous and Kick Head ache, where once It lias been tried no other medicine will ever be used. For Buriitt. Nealdm hating**, BitCH and Ntillgi*, it is the greatest relief. For Cnl, WouiirtN. RrnlKCM and Bleedingn, it wilt heat thi in rapidly. For C7on«itlpation, BiliouH ncs*. DynpepNia and Nonr Stom ach, it excels all other remedies. For CutaneoiiH lHoeaaes, Hive*, Kettle Ranh and I'.rjNip elan, no other medicine is required. For Catarrh, try it if nil other med icines have failed to'cure. For Toothache and Earache, nothing will so completely kill the pain. For Lame Rack or Hide and Spi nal DiNeattCM, never known to fail For Rowel CouipiuiutM, Diar rhoea, Dysentery »nd 4 ollc, have it on hand at all times. For 8welliug» ami Inflamma tions, internal or external, it will cure them. For the Eyes, it will reduce inflam mation and heal Horcness. For Kidney Complaints, used as directed, will save untold uiidering. For Nervousness and Sleep ICMHUestt, in old and young, it is better than narcotics. As a Nerve Tonic, it can not be excelled. For Mea Sickness, a radical «Ui, For Piles, a Hure cure. Bold by all Druggists, Prepared by Lawson Chemical Co., CLEVELAND, OHIO. VOBBALK BT J. L. TAYLOR & CO., At Wholssais er BetalL deoTdAwr- 18ELLER8' LIVER PILLLJ ton CUM4 tar y—n U* StMdaH Mm—iy I4wr ONVMIIM. Bid tad mil 4*raa«Ma«tu Ike Llwr ., 'HellW Liw Pilleeered eeef UterdiiiBleiBi, TAYLOB*00., AgntM.