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(il lt? lill .'lilil?;; KtTeciH.
(Utter to tho Niw Vorti Sun )
WASHINGTON, November a.- -From tho
tiuio of John Allions uutil the mb n
traUon of Androw ?Taokson, thu Cabinet
was tho stepping-stone tu thc Presidan
cy. Jefferson, Madison, Monro?: and
John Quiney Adams had lu on Si
rica of .Slate. Van (turon, though lu
hud tho portfolio uf tho Str.lo ti i
moat during Jackson's (Int torin, stepped
from tho Vice-president's c'nnir in Uio
Senate chamber to Ute head ol tho t dill
in tho White House. With \ ?nglo ? \
ooption of Buchanan, no man : tuco \ un
Duron's limo hus hoon clcotcil lo tito
Presidency who had provioush :. v\ .\
in a Cabinet, tliougli tlouond ('nant had
been in charge of I ho War Dopattuiont
temporarily during Johnson Vi mim i ni: -
trution. A nutnber of vi ry able nu n
who had sorvcd ns Cabincl oilleora wore
nomiuntcd for tho Presidency, dav,
Crawford, Webster, Cuss und Blaine
woro of this number, and wore all de
feated, ind?cil, for vcr* mn iv year?! it
has Boomed as much of ? burner in iho
way to tho Wiiito lion u to li ive been n
Cubinot member as to have s rved in Hu
Soneto. No man hus ever h. ion chosen
President fro n arnon- the Si nators, m <l
sinco Lincoln's timo no ono Ins oithor
hoon nominated or elected who had nt
un}* previous lime in his cur? r served in
the Senate. -More and more : tic lendi n
oy soonis to ho toward getting as near
t ho people a? ponai hie in eli using can
didatos for tin- executive oNlcc. Thc
history of Iho career of < labinot ollie? ra I
for tho Inst hau* century seems tu indi
oato not only that Hie ol is almost
fatal t<> any higlior aspirations, bul,
most remarkably, has culminated tho
K)liticaJ carec?? of nearly all Iho ic who
lave noted as advisers for tl*-- ['resident.
If tho record of those win Ituvi been
Oahinot ofllcors shows an,> thing, il indi- j
cutes that a seat in thu Cabinet is tho
climax of tlio public life of tlioso who
kohl it. Not always, bill il neatly all
oases, this eau I?' snoAvn to bi true.
Tlio historian, (?corgi Buneoft, is the
only living representative of au admite
istration prior to 1850. ll m rofl was an !
Original member of Prcsid nt Polk's
Cabinet, taking tho oilico marly forty
years ago. Hw... tho climax o? Ban?
croft's political career, although ho
afterwards represented !!.? ; iverumcnt
ut one of tho European Conn -, an honor I
which lie was induced lo accept mainly
because of thc opportunity it nllbrdcd
for historical research. With au oxcop
lion of one or two ei tho members ?u
Mr, Buohnnnn's Cubinot, who espoused
tho Confederate side, there aro none
ulive, und ol Mr. Lincoln's original
Cabinet only ono is loft with us. This j -,
(lem nd Camorou, who, though in his
88th year, retains Ids keennesi of intel
lect and his aeon ru te power cd judging
mon mid ovoid . ll cuoral Cameron
served ia tho ?Sonnte, it ia Inn , for two
terms after ho retired from Lincoln's
Cabinet, bat had been a Senator four*
teen years bcl'ori: lie entered. l?o had i
been a possibly candidato for Ibo Prosi*
donov in 18<?0.
Who can toll to day who composod
Andy Johnson's Cabinet? K> uta, to ho
sure, held Hie ofllco of Altoi in y*Ueni ral j
for u short time, and liva its lias since'
sorvcd as Secretary of Bluto under
Hayes, and doubtless regards aconeat*
enution of events as possibly in thc |
future which will permit lum to dcliv? '
at) inaugural on tin casi steps of tho I
capitol two and half years hence. But
whoro aro tho otiufrsV McCullough has
been temporary ?Secretary ol UlC TrCttSU- ,
ry again, but only to lill an emorgoucyj
that ocourred during Ai thur's adminis
Of Uoneral Grant's llrsl Cabinet,
Washburn, who has since di amcd of
being President, cultivates a lifo ol
elegant leisure in Illinois. Hamilton
Fish is living in retirement in New York.
Qeorgo Boutwoll is practicing potty law
before tho Court of Claim, and ni tin;
Treasury Department, over which ho
use?l to preside, ICbouczcr lt. Hoar ia
practicing law in Boston, ilia career in
tim Cabinet was snell thal too Senate
would not continu Iiis nomination for
Ohlei .lustier of tho Supremo hcnoli.
Soeor Uobosoti is a political bankrupt
and a petty lawyor in Camden. G'ohim- j
luis Delano isa farmer in Ohio, Bristow !
u lawyor In New York, and tho only ono
of thom ull who has now a plooo of COU
smpienoo und honor i.. I >nii Cameron,
nowa Unitotl?StatesSonator, who for II
few mouths was Ucnoml ?milt's Secre
tary of War. Bclku.ip was dismissed in
What slmll bo said of Hay? s's bogus
Oahinot? With tho oxcoption of ICvarts
und Sherman, cv? ry olio of thom lias
lapsed into ohsoarity. IC ven Carl
Sliur/.'s wliorcabotitaaro unknown. Mc
Creery is a justice in OUOOf tho Western
United States distriots. Dovons is n
BUte JudgO in Massachusetts. Key is ll
United States judge in one of tho South
ern ?libtricts. Schurz fizzled OS 0 news
paper ?xlitor, tlatbsi asa mugwump ami
lecturer, and is beliovod to Ixl earning
au humble living in some railway com
pany's employ, Thompson is DOliovftd
to be earning a living na counsel for
LctssepH; little flofli who succeeded
Thompson, is a member of the lower
house, and a vers inconspicuous one,
Of (iurlleld'i* Cabinet, Mr. Blaine, Ol
ooumo, has a possible future; but poor
old Kirkwood is forgotten, oxoept hy Ins ;
neighboring farmei i In Iowa, and thoy
aro going to BOM! him book to Congr?
Wayne MoVcagk is practicing low n
Philadelphia; Gonoral .lames ia a bank-1
or in New York: Lincoln is fl lawyer
Chicago, and windon, is trying ?<> make
a futuro in New York, Bo imfTored al?
liolubi political bankruptcy on aceOUnl
of his ?hort career in tho Cabinet. Hunt
|a dead.
Oonoral Arthur's Cabinet boj only OM j
repreaontative now in publie hi. . 'I Ollet i
WO? fortunate enough to stop 1tl'
Interior Departtm nt into tho Senate, but
with nil thc ?apposed Inllnoiioo ??f thc
Navy D?partaient Bec rotary Chandler
throe times failed t<> squire election OH
United States M? nator. i
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STOKKItU OX t?1'l{AM8Hlf*#.
Hot?XVi !inli:r?-K Of Hiv I .lt CN Of Milli Wini Wurk
llitil in Mood 1'urtion?*.
"How lon}; do stokers livo?" asked a
; Tribuno reporter of nu engineer ol one
. of lin- s\siio;.L ocean racers Unit ply bo
'. twoon this country uiul Langland.
..As long as anybody," was tuc unex
pected reply.
..How do they Uko their work?"
..If they dont like their work, they
get Old-; there are plenty willing to take
their places,'' was the answer. Mut it is
hard to persuade the average landsman
thal Un. stoker's lifo is not shortened by
Confiant OXposuro t?> the extremes ol'
t inperaturo. Ti a ns-At lan tic passengers
who have braved tho intense neat of the
furnaces and visited tho fire room won
di r h iw men can endure such it lite even
for a voyage. The stokers work four
hours at a stretch, hemmed in between
two ion? lines ni' furnaces that koop Hm
temperature ordinarily at 120 degrees,
sometimos scuding it' as lUgh as 100.
The space lu tween the furnaces is so
narrow that when thc men throw in coal
they must take care when they swing
back their shovel:, hst they should burn
their arms on the furnace 'in hind them.
Toe only means of ventilation is one
lurge air pipe that reacias down into tho
centre of tho stokers* quarters, and on
a big steamer tho men have to take the
air in batches. Ou a great ocean steam
er like tho Umbria, tho nu n como on in
gangs of eighteen stokers und twelve
coal passers, and tin; "watch" lasts four
hour;. The Umbria has 72 furnaces,
whick require nearly 000 tons of coal a
day, at n cost of almost $20,000 per voy
age. One hundred and four men aro
employed io m.m the furnaces, and thoy
li.ive enough to ?lo. They include tho
chic! engineer, his three assistants, and
ninety stokers and coal passers.
The Stoker comes on to work wearing
only a thin undershirt, light trousers
R ui wooden shoos. * hi the Umbria each
stol;, r tends four furnaces. Ile Hrst
mk -open the furnaces, tosses in the
coal, and then cleans the filo; thal is,
pries tho coal apart with a heavy iron
har, in order that the lire may burn free
ly. Ile rushes from one furnace to
another, spending perhaps two or three
minute s at ? ach. Then lie dashes to tho
air pipe, takes his turn at cooling off,
and waits for another call to his furnace,
which eomes speedily. When the
..watch" is over, the men bim file oil',
dripping with sweat from head to foot,
through lon;;, cold galleries to the fore
castle, where they turn in for eight
hours. Four hours of scorching and
eight hours' sleep make up th?; routine
ol a stoker's life- ?>n a voyage.
The reporter ran across a group of
stokers in Wi st Street, and had a ebal
with one of them. "1 wont to sen as a
coal passer when I was fourteon years
old," he said. "Thon I gi t to be a
stoker, ami I um now twenty-eight."
The speaker was about six foot iii bought,
and weighed 180 pounds or more. Hit
face was nellly w ith health, and his oyof
beamed with good nature. His robust
appearance was in strong Contrast to thal
of some of his mates who had just land
ed from a voyage, a pale, streaked out,
listless-looking set of men.
"How do we stand the work'.' Wei
enough if we get plenty to eat. But tin
work is terribly hard, all the same, ll
comes hardest, of course, on those win
don't follow it regularly. They ure tlx
fellows who get played out so badlv. I
heard once ol a young English docto?
who came over here on a visit. Ile go
out ol money, and was thal proud tha
he wouldn't send home for souie. Si
he worked his way back as a stoker, am
got a sickness that he 0 tdd never ge
rid of. Hut if WO get plenty to eat, nm
take care of ourselves, we are ali right
Here's a mate of mine nearly sc vent;
years old, who has been a stoker all hi
life, and can do as good work as I eau
Stokers never have the consumption
und rarely catch cold."
..Why do you appear more health
than the other men hore?" asked the rt
"Wei!, I have been on lund now abor
two weeks, and these men just came o
the ship. You see, when we ll nish on
watch ut the furnaces, we ure just cove
ed with sweat, dirt and oil, and we huv
to wash the stuff oil' with warm wate
Washing so much with warm watergivi
us that streaked out look that make
people think we are being killed wit
consumption. Hut after wo have bee
on land three or four days thal look di
appears, and tho men look natur
again. Wo got more ventilation thu
the old timers used to ^et, but we don
have any too much. 1 tell you, when
used to go down into the tropics
wanted to keep under the air pipe all
could. Now 1 go to England and bac
and have four furnaces to tend. Foi
hours is just about as much as we Cl
stand before the tires, lt lises some
tho men up so badly that when tl
watch is over they can just crawl to tl
forecastle, and throw themselves on Hu
bunks without washing a bit. Hut ot
ors of us don't mind it so much. V
bent our water, bike a wash, and th
have a pipe or two before turning in."
"What do we eat und drink?"
. We have hush, all the oatmeal
want, coffee and other good things."
"How about tho grog?"
"Wolli the fact is that the <;.. ,,
knocked off about eight years ugo
tho English and American lines. 'I
truth ir the men got drunk too mu?
and grog did them much barm. WI
I used to take my grog I'd work j
lik?> a lion while tho effects lasted,
throw in coal liko a giant and not mi
tho heat a bit; but when it worked <
as it did in a very few minutes, 1 ?
that weak that a child could unset i
Take a mun deatl drunk before the Hr
and tho heat would BObor him off in li
an hour or give him a stroke
apoplexy. The French lines still g
ibeir mon grog. I have seen big tai
on their slops Ulled with bramby, r
and wine, all for tho Hookers. 'I
French ATC gfeftt fellowu for Unit. Tl
men look strong, but I think it m
hurl; thom. We get grog occasion!
now when wo aro having a race, I
then wo/play it.' 1 remember ono r
we liad about a year ago with Q j lpn,
ion mail steamer. ?Him got fth< ad, i
our captain was.mighty anxious to 1
lu r. Ho ho sent down grog to us. i
told us to Uro up liko mad. Well,
dui until wo learned that wo were r.h<
Thon wo took a rest. Down comes
captain with another lot of grog. *1
her ni?, lx>y?.' yells ho, and wo ?lid
I her up like lions, until we were si
again. Wo kepi that np for three days,
and got nil tho grog we. wanted. Hut
Dually WO loi lier heat us, as the grog
played us oui too much. Hut wo don't
often have such fun as that," thc stoker
added, tut ho strolled aboard ship.
. i ATlll-'.M. VOW Ml b I' DIB."
Thc I'cll IIOHUIIVINIIOII ol a son upon Hi< Fattier
- Tin- Ktiil ol iii.- I'oirtrldf,
Frank ll. Walworth has just died at
Saratoga, aged thirty-one.
Tho young man descended from ii dis
tinguished ancos! ry, and might have hoon
very prominent himself had it uot boon
tor u cioud Nvhich overshadowed his life.
His mother waa a wonderfully beauti
ful woman at tho limo of lier marriage,
bul her husband was ?1 man of dissolute
habits, and was very cruel. Tho coming
of thc baby .' Fra k," did not work a re
formation m tho lather. Al list a divorce
was granted -Mrs. Walworth, and .-he
moved from Saratoga to Kentucky.
hi tho course of time the divorced hu 1
baiul, who was no other Iban Mansfield
Tracy Walworth, began to make fame
ami fortuno aa a : tory writer.
In 187? -Mis. Walworth moved back
to Saratoga and established a girl's school.
Thon hor ox-husband bogan to pester her
with botes, making improper proposals.
Uv- went farther, caused tho poor woman
great annoyance, talked against thc legit
imacy of Frank's birth, and threatened
to kill both mother and son.
Frank was then nearing manhood.
Meliad looked upon his father as only
tho tormentor; of his mother, and when
by accident ho discovered tho real bur
don which was being beaned upon bis
motlier ho grew desperate.
Ho WOUt to New York, where hi:, fal lu r
lived, sent him a note to call at thc Slur
tevant house and then waited in his room.
That was in June, ls7d.
.lust before dark his father's card was
sent up. "Show tin? gentleman up,"
said the son.
The boy returned with the answer,
ind Mr. Walworth walked quickly up to
his son's room, humming a lune as he
Aid so. When ho was admitted to tho
room, the young Lian placed his back
Against tin? door, and drawing- his pistol,
?resented it at his father's breast.
..For Heaven's sake, what do you
mean ?" tho father cried. " Do you mean
to murder nie ? Think of what you aro
The son shuddered. " I know you aro
my father," he .said; " but now von must
..Dio!" shrioked tho lather. "Havo
you called me here to murder me -your
jwn father?''
"Yes. May dod have mercy on your
soul, father, but I have none. You have
threatened and insulted my mother.''
Tho father sunk Oil Ilia knees lind ap
pealed for mercy and promised to leave
thom ?dono and never iutorforo with his
wile again.
" You have lied before and you would
lie ogain-1 cannot believe you," was tho
son's cold answer. " Father you must dio.
Say your lost prayer."
An instant later there was a Hash, an
other, and tho father staggered back as
if struck by lightning. " My son!" ho
breathed, gave a gasp, and os three moro
duds finished tho work, the pallor of
loath overspread his features. Ho had
lied at the hands of bim to whom ho
liail given life.
The youngman gave himself up, and
.vos convicted of murder in the sccoud
legree. He wa? sentenced to life im
prisonment in Sing Sing, but in 1*77
ivas pardoned out. About two years ago j
lie married Miss Corinne Hmm lett, (laugh
1er of the late Governor Brumidi, ol'
Kentucky, who, with one child survives
Iiiin. Ile was a grandson of thc late
Chancellor tloubou H. Walworth, his
maternal grandfather having boon Col
onel .lohn .1. durdin, of Illinois, who
was killed at Buena Vista.
u wi "KU ii ni>i?r.i.i?.
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Hu- VYondern.il l*o|?nlorllv of VYIitu-llolrcd h
.loo ll ri)-.sn Duwil in (??orgln. (
(Cmji in dovelant J.->(i?l r.)
Senator Joe Brown is as strong in
Georgia as ovor and I notice a Sunday
school story going around the press in
which one of tin: pupils, on being asl cd
who made tho world, replied "Ci.d."
"And who made God?" was thc next
"Joe Brown," was the reply, aftct a
This same state ol admiration pre
vailed in (borgia while Brown was Gov
eruor of thc State. Ile had been Gov
ernor for several terms ami tl was the
question in the minds of the people
whether bc would accept a renomina
tion, 't hc other aspirants for the posi
tion wen- especially anxious to know. If
Brown desired to run they knew there
was no hopo for them, and if not, tho
man who got the knowledge of the fact
first might gain in thc start and win tito
nie?'. But Brow n is ii very ticklish mau
to handle. His fur is like, that of neat.
lt doesn't rub well the wrong way, and
tho candidates wore afraid to ask him a
question. One of them, however, con
cluded to try to worm it out of Brown's
wife, and, as the story goes, called niton
Mrs. Brown while the Governor waa
awoy. After hemmine mid ht.wiug about
for sonic time, lie dually said:
"Mr?. Brown, 1 undersUiud that thc
Governor does not intend to run again,
and that he is going to give the other
boys a chance. Now, if ho wants tho
omeo, of course wo would not ruu agaiust
him, but if Im don t, vye think ho ought
to let ns know."
Mrs. Brown, who is a very charming
old lady, and who hay i onic of her hus
band's ability, replied) "I haven't heard
Joseph say as to whether he is going to
bo a candidate for Governor or not; in
doed, he has not spoken anything about
it, but from what 1 know of Joseph 1
rather think he wants it luinsoh .
The uow county rotary jail at Council
llhill's became locked .Monday morning
by sonio disarrangement of tho machine
ry, and no prisoners could bo taken out
nor any admitted. A largo force pf men
wero at work all day on, tho machinery,
but tho tro.nbjo was not removed until
Tuesday morning.
It happened to strike Mrs. Watkins of
I roi i ton, Mo., ono dav lust week that hey
husband hadn't boen homo for tUroodays
ami nights. Mho decided that a search
ought to bo made, and ho was found ut
tho bottom of an old shaft nt tho base of
Pilot Knob, rathe-- hungry, but still m
hopes that something would turu up.
i III: .M I UM?; HT HI V
Where People (Jo lo lied in llromi Daylight -
V Cold 1 mirth ol July.
"Ive boon sic ross tho ocean i toro times
than 1 nae to tell, ?uni I know London
almost as well as I do Philadelphia, but I
have never keen in Northern Europe be
fore this summer," said ex-Attorney
GonoraJ Brewster to ?1 Philadelphia
Times reporter. "I lett here on tho 12th
of Juno and arrived in London on thc
21st. I went tip to Hull on the 2l5rd,
and on tho 21th I joined the ship An
gelo, nud alter u very smooth and pleas
ant passage arrived at Christian sand, in
Norway, on the following Sunday. It's
n vory interesting old placo. I went to
church there. It'fl a clean, nico style ol'
Norwegian town. The people are very
quiot, nicely behaved, plain ?md simple.
Monday was passed iu Christiania, a
town ot' considerable importun?e. J
stayed there one day and went by rail up
to Throndjem, the old capital of Nor
way, which ut one time was tho largest
iiiul wealthiest town iu Norway, It mid
at one time many monasteries and
churches. I was tin re three day .:.
In Throndjem is tho cathedral in ?ill
Norway, lt was founded in 1010 by Ht.
Olaf, and on tho ground where he was
buri" d the present building was creeled
in I I 'll and completed in 121". ?ind was
enlarged in 1800. Tho cathedral is a
very inter? sting work ol' gothic archi
tecture, it was damaged three or lour
centuries ago by Arc, and in rebuilding
it large walls were erected, which
ohauged the architectural appearance of I
tho structure. Itisnow hoing restored
with very much pains ?md care. There
waa au annual lair hoing hold iu Thrond
jem while 1 was there, and il was lilied
with specimens ol' tanners mid working
ncoplo. lt was held in ?ai open street.
lt was quito crowded, and everything
ans orderly and quiet, ?ind ?.ll of the
people appeared to be comfortable, well
tressed, sturdy, vigorous and simple in
I heir w ay s, ?ind a very honest people.
l'Ile fair was held tor business and
friendly intercourse. All the lime 1 was
iu Not way I saw no dirty poverty, no
beggars, no tramps or idle, worthless
people Tho farms all appeared to bo
thoroughly takeu care of. Everything
iround tho houso was kept in good or
ler. Parins were in perfect condition,
t he houses were clean and comfortable,
md small ?md unpretending, All the
women are plain looking but very vigor
ous, and they are quiet and denn and
mild in their ways, They look its it they
were expos? d to bani work, and they [
liave a healthy, comfortable, satisfied i
look. The mon had tt sturdy, manly
look. They look like people wno have1
10 wealth and thoy appeared t< bo all on
i social level. There seemed lo bo no
listinetioil between them, but they wear
m air ol' independence, i saw no drunken
people lhere and heard no noisy people.
lt is a very peaceful place. '1 ?irOlldjem
is built of wooden houses, good broad
itrcots, well paved, and 1ms plenty of
?oed shops.
Tho sun re.it hes its uppermost point
ii: tho -1st of .lune. 1 got in Thrond
?em at 7 o'clock iu tho morning tm tho
iOth of Juno, 'l here was no night. It
was broad daylight at midnight. There
tvas scarcely ?-ny darkness. Tho sun
lucie night and day. Tho people went
to bed regularly at un early hour, with
clio sun shining, and closed their shut
ters Olid pulled down their curtains and
ilopt, and tin; town WiW as quiet as if the
light was totally dark. Alter leaving
rhrondjciu 1 look a ship named after
some ancient Norwegian king, aud in
:ompauy with fifty or sixty other tour
ists, all people of respectability and ill
elligi nee, and mon from dill? rent na
tions. There wore twonty-two Ameri
cans, Hie rest were uativos ol Franco,
Spain, Germany, Denmark, Norway,
"Swccdcn and England. Wo went np tho
2oast to Troniso and then to Hammer
rest, the most northern town in thc
,vorid. 1 saw the high mountains and !
tho whole coast all the way up to the
North cape, the extreme northern point
D? Ku rope.
I arrived there on the Uh of July, ll
.vas a cold, wet day. Tho ol iwate is
11 arah, cold and wei, rainy and damp,
When it's not raining there is a heavy
i ii .t Tho North capo is on a point of
lund at least 1,000 feet above the level of
the sea. When 1 was at the North cape :
the sun was obscured with clouds. At
12 o'clock at night the sun w.c, visible
for a tune, lu winter it i.^ dink there
nearly all day, as well OS ?di night. I
returned by the same towns, but through,
[lil?orout waterways, Tho whole of thc
navigation was protected by land, there
fore tile sea '.?as mild. Wc were sur
rounded by immense mountains, covered
with - now. On my return to Throndjem
1 went across Norway through a country
which was lilied with lakes, high moun
tains and green Vr?loyS, cascudos, und
falls, and tv. rai? well cared for. lt all
hail a soli ry and hioiik appearance.
People wiro making the most out of
what they had, but their life was evident
ly a hard one. The railway stations me
supplied with eating house?; th ?ne
Dlcau and with abundance of good Mid
wholesome h>,d and fruit and wines nt
reasonable prices. Tho traveler is treated
honestly. Tho women attend these eat
ing bouses generally. They aro all quiet
women, pleasant amt prompt."
french Railway .Men Murnini.
According ttl tho French press tho
French railway companies ure in alarm.
Thoy have long bad tho monopoly of
English tourists making for the Riviera,
ami in consequence, perhaps, there is no
Continental lino more illiberally man
aged tdnn that whioh connects (Hil?is
with the French capital. They have
bad. too almost a monopoly of tho Eu
S'ish trafilo with .Milan via ltheims and
6 St. Gotliard, and this hus developed
unexpectedly both in goods and passen
gers. They ure most anxious tu retain
both. A couple of days ago tho King
of thc Holginns arrived at Calais Incogni
to, baying crossed ove- from Dover in
ike Victoria. The 1 ..iago waa made,
with an adverso tide, In 68 minutes.
Tho King's object was to judge for him
self whether bettor boat* might not bc
put on the mail acrvico between Ostend
and Dover. If thin could bo dono part
of tho through trafilo that now takes the
route of I.non and Tergnier might bc
deflected and thc Aclgian lines divido it
with the French. Competition iaalwaya
healthy, and tho press ia already calli?-?
on tho tlovcrnmont to puah forward tin
work of deepening thc port of Calnis.
Pall Mall Gazette,
H.iuUi l'arollua Ml Holld -Demorrallc I?O*JH'H
m oilier Ht o I CM.
Tho election ou the Jud inst, resulted
in ;i Democratic triumph in Bouth Caro
lina. There was no opposition except
in thc counties of l'erkele\ ami Chester
field, whore tlioro was an Independent
tiokot, and in tho Sovouth Congressioni 1
District, where the contest was between
Col. Wm. Elliott, tho Democratic nomi
nee, and Robert Smalls, tho negro in
The D?mocratie ticket won in Uerkc
ley, as also in Chester Held. Latest re
turns I18SUU10 tllO election o? Col. J Elliott
over Bob Smalls.
Great iulorcst all alon;: centered on thc
oity ol' New i'ork, wherothora woro three
candidates tor mayor. Henry Gcorgo,
the well known writer on political econ
omy, was nominated by the Irving Hall
Democrats. Thc Tammany Democrats
nominated Abram ii, lb witt, whose, cer
vices in tin' campaign ol 1876, anti for
some ternis in Congress, have made him
prominent in the party. Tho Ropubli
cans nominal? ?I Tin o. Roosevelt, n weal
thy young man who distinguished him
self in his three year.-." sor\ ice in the State
Legislature by active olYortsand '.neal
success in reforming long-standing abu
ses in the Government ot' New York
City. Few persons seriously thought
that Henry Gcoi'gO would be elected, hut
that he might re?oive votes enough to
make the contest close between other
candidates, lt was thought his voles
would bo drawn principally from the
Democrats. Doth Deniocratfi md Re
publicans wno conlident of success.
The probabilities, however appeared to
bo in favor of Hewitt's election. Of tho
Mugwump papors, tho t'ost hasvigorous
ly supported Roosevelt. Eighteen out
of twenty-four aldermen cleated aro
Democrats. The city completo, with the
exception of one election district, shows j
the following vote: Roosevelt (30,392,
Hewitt 00,200, Gcorgo 07,090, Ward well
In other States the chief notable re
sults are tho changes in Iho Virginia
delegation, which W?1 stand six Rcpilb
heans, thrco Democrats, ami one Labor
man. 1 n the eighteenth district <>1 Illi
nois Morrison is defeated by Jehu
Baker, Republican owing', it is sahl, to ?
Morrison's free-trade views. ll was at
lirst thought that Speaker Carlisle was
defeated by Gcorgo H. Thoobo, a wood
carver and Knight of Labor; but thc
last returns give Carlisle the victory by
a few hundred majority.
Further reports are given in the dis
patches published below.
W vsiiiNOTOS. November -I - Edward
McPherson, Secretary of ii?" Republican
Congressional Commut?e, make- thc fol
lowing compilation from loturns received
up lo li o'clock Ibis evening of tho political
complexion of thc House ol Ucprcscuta
lives of Hu Fiftieth Congress
Returns so far as received indicate thc
election of 15-1 Ucpubtteans, 139 Homo
crats, liv?; Labor and Independent, six
doubtful and one vacancy; total, 'V?~>.
The "doubtful" are one in Illinois
(Landes), otic in Kentucky (Carlisle,), one
in (>liio (Campbell), and three In Mississippi
(('lardy. Glover ftijd Monsur). Tin. Labor
and Independents arc ono in Klovida (Pen
dleton >, one in Indiana (Marsh), one in
Iowa (Anderson), one In Virginia i I tonkins*,
and one in Wisconsin (Smith). If Hie
Democrats got four ol' Hie doubtful they
will have ora majority of thc House,
Mr. McPherson says (he atliludc of the
Democracy toward the present administra
lion Is similar to tluHol Hie Republicans lo
ward thc administration of President Hay?
?md that many dissatisfied Demo? rats voted
the Lahor ticket. Lnlior, be thinks, will lie
au organized faction in ibo political contests
of the future, and the labor vote must bc
taken Into serious consideration.
Phil. Thompson, Secretary ?.| the Demo
eratic Committee, says tia-Democrat
have a good working majority in the House,
M W volta,
Ni.w Vnia,. Novctv.lvi i Considerable
uncertainly attends tho election in Hie Thin!
Congressional District. Dem on \ . W hite,
Republican, bas hu n credited with Hie vii
tory until to-day. Bill, Denan rat. now
leads White I'.) von.-,, with two districts ti
hear from.
CONCOHO, N. ll . Novcmbct I -Tin
election of McKenny, Democrat, lo Cou
cress in thc fir-.1 District over Haynes
Republican, is conceded by a plurality ol
ahoui 150. Thi- U a Democratic gain o!
one member, und equally divides lite Kew
Hampshire delegation
DA UK I'll \( HS,
RA i.i .io ii. November I. Thc Secont
Congressional District carried, by thc Ile
publicans-Abbot (colored) being elected
STAI NIHN, Va.. N'ovcmhor 4.-Tho Ile
publican majority continues lo grow In lin
Tenth District, Vost, for Congress, nov
claims ??,000 majority.
The following is a summary of thc Ian s
returns, Lahor Representatives liebig coui'.l
cd with thc Republicans, lu Rhode [slain
lhere was no elu tion in Hie Second Di
irict, thc Prohibition candidate pollin
enough votes lo prevent either Democrat I
or Republican candidates from obtaining
majority ;
L. i oueress, (Jain.
STATU. D. ii. I). I
Alabama. s
Arkansas. ft
California. l ft
Colorado. 1 . . I
Connecticut. I) I
Delaware. 1 . . ..
Illinois. H I Sj
Indiana. (I 7
Iowa. 8
Kansas. 0 1
Kentucky. 7 -i
Louisiana. 0 I
Mtiiuo. II ?
Maryland. 3 i
Massachusetts. t * '->
Michigan. S ll
Minnesota. 0 .'?
Mississippi. 1 0
i Missouri.Iv 8
Nebraska. 1 9 I
Nevada.0 1
New Hampshire. I 1 I
! New Jersey. ii .>
New York.l l 20
North Carolina. 8 1
ohio.fl 18
Oregon. 0 I
Pennsylvania. 8 20
Rhode Island . 0 1
South Carolina. "?' 1
Tennessee. H 2 1
Vermont. 0 2
Virglulft.;l 7
West Virginia..it 1
Wisconsin. :? fl 1
HM) 154 ?
\ ou eui purchase iiio only KOA t> ? 'A KT made ti
ire the casluat of ucccss, without horse motion, ein
uiaptol to their uno.
New York Belting; a
Standard Hui
The best mailo, amt carry m Mock ali Rhsea, ; io i
(Nc, guurann <. i to bc ASClOOL) AS (JAN UK MADS
Tanned mid Kaw libio l.aco Loather, superior tn i
AtSO, a rull ktUO of MANU.I,A ROPE, al! sir.os. .V
makoi ot .Muaz'.e amt lirecch Loaders.
i me cai loail SHOT,?5,0i)0 SHELLS; tluu Imnlcm
ll I, i>v I'rcfH. Also in Ntock Ibo most completo iii
unit na Toola, Hollows, Anvils, vicu?, ol dDoinlnion ;
i>. '?i houaht at towc.it cash prices liefer.? ibo advance*
li Al N S.
lu nddllion to tho above, wc will "ifor for M'o r
Ci HEATLY if.:."(;;?:!) PRICES:
15 T i* I'II.KTONS and l*ONKY
: Lxtendc i TOP On IIHIOLR l'i
b? I WO. THURK .nut l ori: RC
These uood : ni" order ii sold, mid wit! KO a' x sac
witii tim regular twelve mont h V ?uarniitco, AU oxaii
< ur regular stu i. ol I I .-. KOI'EN uti : T? IP RUGI
wi*'.mi: n strictly Kino Ruggy wo ran offer som o cxn
brato : makes ol SEABROOK \ SMITH and other nr.
During t H sanio lune wc v. n ofter iiiuuy aiieclati
Harness, Ugh i and lloavy Uarn vte Humeas, St ni! to ?
lau as- no i SA 1)1)1.KS. I aviles1 nu i Meu'a. 't wo
i. :.: nora, Girths, iiii il ;., Ac, at prtoui nwer before c
ii H m ss and buy now at um iin.r.-s these goodi will b
Wo villi also oiror oxir m ; low i>'. !'- * <ri .i : irg .
pr..iinji I* Ut lifo pill I '.'ilf lilli Kui S'urn. ShO'ip I.
Leather, llarnePH Leather, lipper leather, .Vi!...Vc.
J. ,o" oui for tu- CA RUA I NS for Ibo NKXT SIX't
At the OM :; md, oppidtc .
Couch Materials* Sadrtlei
Shoe Pin
Tlio Finest ami Moat Vatic 1 Assortrn
brought to the City
Tidings of Cor
To those who have been wrenched and jcr
low oiler you the most delightful vehicle.
Try ono and save your health. Every mn
i colt, should have otic, as the price is wu!
- Wholesale and Re
Cook Stoves and
In Stock, Mantels, Gi
r> Car Loads COOKING and ll KA I INO SI
fi(K> UnATKs, Plain and Enameled.
2 Car Coads FIKK BUICK.
100 Bundles SIIKKT IKON.
2 Casks MiKKT ZINC. I
TINWARK, Stamped andl'icced, in %rc;
for vears, divine satisfaction.
f*rHEATL\(J STOVES-for COAL or 1
Hf'Send for Clroulars and Prices.
Augusta, Oa., Sept. '?8, 188C>.
OFFICE -Fleming's Corner, Northwest
side of Public Square,
LAURENS 0. II., S. <;.
< lillee over W. tl. Garrett's Storr.
Abbeville Laurens.
LAI'RKNS C. H., fl. C.
LAURENS 0. H.i 8. C.
ia! Will DOl anuo; jron with a Hore back horne,and
jap aii'l reliable. Any ordinary buggy hat noaa
md Packing Co.'s
jfoer Belting,
i luches. Aldo, ri UK OAK LBATUEU BKLT
quality (recommends i tacit.)
ia- !.oil, Rivets und Belt nooks at Lowest
Kl, SHOT GUNS, of improved patterns and beat
mita. Wada, Powder, io., which wo will run off
ic of IIAKDWARB, carpenters' Tools, Black.
Nai'.s, spike.-?, I^ocks, Hinges, Ac, which, hanns
I, onableit UR to oiler timm ai STRICT BA?8
ie.\i sixty days, io close out consignments, at
KS anil HU BUYS.
xlficc. They are au standard Work, and sold
nina! ion of Iheao robl?les will convince any one
HES H larger than for many years, and to thoa?
ra Inducements. This mock comprises tho cele?
it-c'ins makes, and are In quality TH B BB8T.
ilea In Bingle and liouiilo Harness, Kine Track
iud Double Wagon Harneas,
lots of Second-Hand McLclian Saddle surrapa
).r-.-r-"l. You can afford to throw away yonr old
c sold for.
mi ligament of I.BATIIBR Just received, rom
'.ningi and Toppin-s; oak and Hemlock Bole
U orgia Railroad Bank, 704 ?road St.
?y, Harness, Loather ?
cut of Children's Carriages Eter
. At all prices.
Yifort and Joy
ked about by so-called road carts. Wo
with FINEST wheels ami nxl03 tor
i who owns a horse, or wishes to train
nu the reaoh of all.
LL, Augusta, tta.
tuil Dealer in
Heating Stoves,
rates and Tinware.
at varioty, vory Low Prie??, at whole
rOVB, Thia Stove has boen sold by us
w. I. DELPH.
LAU KENS C. H., 8. O.
C. H., S. 0,
?taT Office over ?toro of W. L. BOYD.
Dr. W. H. BALL,
Office day?-Mondays mid Tuesdays.
LAURENS C. H., S. 0.
A TT O K N K V S AT I, A >V,

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