Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, April 29, 1873, Page 5

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated April 29, 1873 Page 5
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THE STATE CAPITAL. ffo Quorum Yesterday in Either House of the Legislature. Speculations on tlie Subject of Railroad Legislation. Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune . ABSENT, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Springfield, April 23. —This is tho one hun dred and eleventh day of tho session, and there Is not a quorum in either House. The General Assembly grows gradually small and ruinously lees every week, so that, if the session lasts much longer, it will disintegrate and fall to pieces one of these days. Pay-day comes on May 1, so that there will bo quorums for two or three days this week. Tho clergymen who invoked tho Divine blessing this morning hod small audiences, about one-third of each body being present. From Cook County there wore two Senators—Dow and Williamson—and four Representatives, Brad well, Perrier, Rountree, and Ed. Taylor, tho latter being far more assiduous in his duties than members elected by the people. There will bo a scattering at the end of this week, adjournment or no adjournment. .The House did some ille gal business, jumping bills out of their order, end otherwise indulging in fantastic legislation. .. The farce was ended by tho firmness of the Speaker, who very properly refused to do busi ness without a quorum. In Ui© Senate mere wore twenty-three present, and it adjourned. f TUB RAILROAD BILL. L? the chances preponderate in any direction theV are in favor of tho Senate receding, and passing the House Railroad hill straight. Sena tors say they will leave tho responsibility with the House, just as if they can do so—as if they can stoitifv themselves and evade their respon sibility by an excuse so lame. A better justifi cation for recoding would ho that, nnlesss they did so, no * railroad bill would pass, and that they prefer to swallow the ob noxious sections rather than kill ‘ the whole bill. Eight Senators must change to made up the twenty necessary to recede. That they will be forthcoming before the end of the week is not improbable. Mra. Dunham intends, If he gets tho opportunity, to reply to. Mr. Hay, taking the ground that if the Loeislatnre has the power to divest railroads of their charters under the common law, which Mr. Hay admitted, that it has the power to impose fines for viola tion of tho common law; that if it has power to Inflict capital punishment on railroads, it has power to fine them, on the principle that the greater includes tho less. LATER. The Senators who were here this morning, mud those who arrived since, have been speculat ing on what they should do to-morrow when vot ing on the motion to recede from the Senate 'amendments to the House Railroad bill. Of the nineteen who voted to retain tho sections, Fer xcll will vote against receding on general princi ples ; Palmer because the bulk of his constitu ents desire he should, and Baldwin, so as to got s Conference Committee, and amend the sec tions. Youngblood, who voted on the other tide, will vote to recede. As near as can be as certained to-night, it will bo difficult to secure the constitutional majority necessary to accept the House hill with the obnoxious sections in cluded. SPECIAL LEGISLATION. Senate hill 41.5, passed in the interest of the Chicago, Lafayette & Cincinnati Bailroad, to as sist it in its fight with the Chicago, Danville & (Vincennes Eoad, having received the Governor’s .signature, will bo law in July. There are grave doubts of the constitutionality of the bill, . which massed for a particular purpose, and. being in tentionally special in its application, it is general In scope, and, under its sweeping provisions, in calculable mischief may be wrought. The bill, <es passed, reads as : sA Box for an act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the incorporation of associations r that may be organized for the purpose of construct ing railways, maintaing and operating the same, for prescribing and defining the duties and limiting the powers of such corporations, when so organ- approved March 1,1872. fiEQXiON 1. Be it enacted hy the People of the Stale of Sllinoie. represented in the General Aeeejnhty, frh<y Section 27 of an act entitled “An Kt to provide for the incorporation of associations at’may be organized for the purpose of constructing Stall ways, maintaining and operating the same; for gcribing and defining the duties and limiting the era of such corporations, when so organized," ap red March 1,1672, be amended, so os to read as iws, viz; That an act entitled “An act to amend ma -act to provide for a general system of railroad in- Vcorposations,” approved Nov. 6,1849, approved Feb. 185J, and also all of an act entitled “An act to pro- Lvlde fora general system of railroad Incorporations," approved Nov. 5, 1849, except the sections of itno lost named act numbered 34, 35, 36, 37, 88, fc9.40, 41, 42, and 45 'and all laws In conflict with ?lhe provisions of this act, be, and the same are hereby ; Provided, however, that all general laws of •ihis State in relation to railroad corporations, and the .-powers end duties thereof, so far as the same are not ‘■inconsistent with the provisions of this act, shall re *tnain in force and be applicable to railroad corpora tions organized under this act. The repeal of the acts •and parts of acts mentioned in this-scctioh shall not be i-construed so as to affect any rights' acquired thereun . tier; but all corporations formed or attempted to bo • formed under such acts, or parts of acts, notwith standing any defects or omissions in their articles of •association, may, if they will adopt or have adopted •Ibis act, be entitled to proceed thereunder, and have nil the benefits of this act; and all such corporations i that have adopted or that will adopt this act are*hereby . declared legal and valid corporations, within the pro •v visions of this act, from the date of the filing of their r respective articles of association. And the "fixing of *tho termini by any such corporation shall have the . jnmo effect as if fixed by the General Assembly: Pro - -aided, that all corporations to which this act shall apply ‘Shall be held liable for, and shall carry out and •fulfill all contracts made by them, or for, or on their • Jtehalf, of which they have received the benefit,whether i such corporation, at the time of the making of such , contract or contracts, was organized, or had attempted fc to organize, under the General Laws of the State of JEUinois, or not; whether said contract was for right .of way, work and labor done, or materials furnished, ?or for the running of trains, or carrying passengers or ‘/reight upon such road, or upon any other road in connection therewith. And if such corpo ration or does take possession of lor use such right of way, labor or material So furnished by other persons or corporations, it shall E evidence of such contract so entered into by such rson or corporation with said persons or corpora ns for its benefit. And upon said corporation Jailing to pay said sum as it ought equitably to pay for such right of way, labor, or materials, or fail to carry out such contracts as aforesaid, so made with persons' or corporations, it shall be held li able in an . action at law or in chancery for the recovery of the value of said right of way. fcbor or materials, and for damages for non-fulfillment ’ such contract, in any .court of competent jurisdic tion in any county through which the road of such Corporation may be located; And provided further, .that thte act shall not in any manner legalize the of any township, county, or city to the ..capital stock of any railroad company, nor authorize -the Issuing of any bonds by any township, city, or bounty in payment of any subscription or donation. LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS. SENATE. .. Spixd-ofield, m., April 28,1873. The Senate met at 9:30 a. m., and, lacking a . jjnnmTn, an informal recess was declared. ■ At 10:40 a call to order was made, and only £wenty-fonr Senators wore present—less than a .Quorum,, ta follows: fcrchcr, Ferrell, Shepard, Glenn, Blame, JBurke, Hampton, Steele, itCandeld, Hinchclitfo, Strong, • •ICasey, Hundley, Warren, -ICinmnings, ~ Jacobs, Whiting, •-Cu."CT, ■* Patterson, WUUamson, Sanford, Youngblood. HOUSE. SECOND HEADING OF BXELS. House bill 108, regulating means of egress public buildings, was ordered to a third .‘reading. . Senate bill 263, in relation to collection of '.taxes and special assessments. Same order. Senate bill 25i, in regard to depositions in .-civil cases. Same order. Senate bill 20, concerning jnrisdictiQn of Jus .tcea. Beferred to the Committee on judiciary. Senate bill 880, to enable railroad companies .‘to borrow money and to give mortgages on prop sporty and franchises. Ordered to a third read : |ng. Senate hQI2SO, revising the law in relation to 'Change of venue, was read a second time. ABSENTEES. Mr. THORNTON moved a call of the House, *which showed the following members absent: Alexander. (Mont-Hoflcs. Pyatt, ‘ gomery), Hollehback, Barney, Armstrong (Gnm-Hopki as, Rankin, <dy), Jnecore, Ray, Armstrong (La-Jaqnesa, Bice, Balls}, James, Rogers, Barkley, Jessup, Sawyer, Bishop (Edgar), Karin, Bcardan, Bishop (ilcHenry)Lane (Hancock), Senne, Booth, Lane (DeWitl), Shaw, Bryant, Lomax, Sheridan, Oassedy, Loomis, Sherman, Collins, McAdams. Smith, Condon, McDonald, Soulo, Cnllerton, McGee, Starr, . Davis, McLaughlin, Stewart (McLean), Dolton, Meachtm, Stroud, Dresser, Middlecon, Swan, Easley. Moore, (Adams), Sylvester, Freeland, Moose, Taggart, Golden, Morrison, Thomas, Gordon, Mofflett, Tills on, Granger, Nawton, Truitt, Grey. Nnlton, 'Warner, . Gridley, Oakwood, “Washburn, Halpin, Oberly, “Wayman, Hawes, Oleaon, Webber, Henry, Peltzor, Wcinheimep, Hite (Madison), Pinacll, Wick, Hildrup, Plowman, Wicker. Adjourned. FRENCH'S SUCCESSOR. The Now “West Sido Captain of Police* and wliat He la Expected to Accom plish. As stated in The Tribune on Saturday, the Chief of Police and the Commissioners have carried the war against tho gamblers and sedne tionista into the very citadel of the enemy, - by the removed of inefficient officers. Capt. Charles French, who might have mado for himself a splendid record by persevering energy in his crusade against these vile characters, had grown lazy with promotion, and careless of tho city’s, welfare. Hence ho preferred neglecting orders to carrying them out. Under tho late lamented heads of. tho Department this might have lasted for years. Mr. Washburn is no such man, however. Ho assumes, all tho responsibility forth© good or bad conditioner the city, and has consequently resolved that hie subordinates shall obey him when they receive orders from him. And so it happened that Mr. Washburn called for tho healthy Captain’s re moval. Tho healthy Captain saw at once that his time had come. His days as healthy Captain were numbered. While dreadfully unwilling to lose a good situation, bo was equally unwilling to lose everything. Ho consequently express ed to the Major a "determination to re sign tho Captaincy if ho might pre serve his Sergeantcy. The Major referred bim to Mr. Tulev, and from that learned gentle man he obtained the cheering information that ho could resign as he wished, and retain the sub ordinate position. His Honor, on receiving tho resignation, looked around for a successor. The charter called for tho appointment of a Sergeant to fill tho position. After a very brief consulta tion with the Commissioners and Superintendent, Sergt. Louis J. Lull was agreed upon unani mously, and was nominated to tho Council last evening. If Lull continues to wage war as ho has here tofore done, with the same determination to obey orders that he has shown in tho past, and imitates his Chief in being very obstinate in the right direction, the change is one which the people of the West Division will hail with the profoundest satisfaction. Lull is young and vigorous, and the faults he possesses will disappear with increasing age. He has justified his promotion to tly) Sergeantcy,and, it is hoped, will sustain the good reputation he has already earned. Commissioner Sheridan calls him tho “ press candidate,” because his promotion from tho ranks three or four years ago was heartily advocated by the reporters, whose continual vigilance round tho stations enabled them to detect good characteristics among the officers. Lovers of good order will find him faithful, active, vigilant, and persever ing ; gamblers and thieves will oiscover that he is tireless, fearless, merciless, and incorruptible. This is as it should be, for tho West Division contains two-thirds of <he gambling dens, and other sinks of abomination, which have thriven amazingly during tho past five or six years, and it wiil take all the energy and severity of Capt. T.nii to wipe them out. If he succeeds, it will bo through careful and persistent effort, and not through any “now-broom ” activity. He has all the leavings of his two predecessors to cart off, and the contract for this moral scavenger-work is no fcriflo. There was a May-moving among the West Side gamblers on Saturday night. A South Sider, hearing of the preparations for Captain Biickey’s cigar-store raid, gave the alarm across the river that a general descent was to ho made upon the gambling dens of both divisions. Tho rumor gained ground with wonderful speed, and hy 9 o'clock tables and lay-outs had disap peared, and the bandits had deserted their Strong- THE CITY IN BRIEF. At the inquest on the remains of Miss Ella A. Crawford, “who committed suicide by hanging, bn Sunday last, a verdict of suicido while insane was rendered. Thomas Pollard, John Peck and Mike Lenane were fined $5 each by Justice Scully, yesterday morning, for killing small birds, within the city limits. The Executive Committee of the Presbyterian League have called a meeting of the officers, trustees, and members -at Emms’ Hotel, for 3 o'clock this afternoon. A still alarm was given to Engine N0.5 at half past 6 yesterday morning, for a fire at the house of Edward Harvey, No. 10 Pearce street. The flames were extinguished with slight loss. There will bo a meeting of tho Chicago Eclec tic Medical and Surgical Society at their rooms, No. 461 Clark street, this evening. Physicians aro invited to attend. Tho West Chicago Lyceum will immortalize the Leavitt Street Congregational Church this evening by resolving that in the Franco-Prussian war tho French were the aggressors. G. F. Albertson was fined SIOO by Justice Scully, yesterday morning, for taking .advantage of an intoxicated man on West Madison street, and trying to rob him.' At tho inquest on tho body of .Beulah P. Har ding, aged 5 years, who was burned by an ex plosion in a dye-house, at 169 West Madison street, a verdict of accidental death was ren dered. At the inquest on John Ooffy, who committed snicide last Sunday by shooting • himself, it was developed that deceased had threatened to take his life several times, and said that ho was dis gusted with life. Tho verdict was in accordance with the facts. Tn addition to several pennies to build two story brick residences, the Board of Public Works, yesterday, gave permission to Samuel Cole to erect a four-story and basement brick building, 20x100 feet, on the comer of Lake and Franklin streets. The contracts for dredging the river were awarded to Fox & Howard and O. B. Green, by the Board of Public Works, yesterday. The former will dredge from the mouth of tho river to Clyboum avenue, and the latter from Lake street to Twenty-second street. Last Sunday evening, a inan named Christian Wagner foil from a sidewalk at tho comer of Liston avenue and Bawson street, and broke his leg near tho ankle. Ho is employed at the North Chicago Bolling Mills. Tho broken limb was splintered by Dr. Henry Parks. A public meeting to consider tho prospects of u advanced religious thought,” will be held in the Third Unitarian Church, comer of Monroe' and Laflin streets, on Wednesday evening. 'Ad dresses will be delivered by the Be vs. J, Freeman Clarke, Dr. Bellows, 0. H. Brigham, and other speakers. Tho McLaughlin harem, No. 217 West Ban-, dolph street; was closed out and consigned to its creditors last evening. ■ Its ale vaults, side boards, and other Itpido seductive appurtenances were removed, oven including its ‘‘Occidental” sign, and now the thing is for rent. - • Tho ceremony of laying the corner-stone of the new St. Paul’s Church, on Michigan avenue, near Eighteenth street, will occur at 11 o’clock: this morning. Tho exercises will bo as follows: Singing, a Scripture lesson, tho ceremony of lay ing the stone, prayer, addresses, and the bene diction. The last exhibition in this city of Brown’s Autotypes of Paris takes‘place today at Bice A Thomson’s art store, No. 259-‘Wabash avenue. Thousands of art-lovers in this country have ad mired them, and multitudes in this city have thronged the rooms. AH should see them ; the exhibition is free. About 5 o’clock on Saturday afternoon Stephen Gallagher, a boy 13 years old, •was run over by an out-going train on the Wisconsin Division of the Chicago & Northwestern Road, near the cor ner of Waubansia avenue. His left log was cut off below the knee. The boy was attempting to get on the train while it was in rapid motion. He was taken to his home at No. 233 North Paulina street. A German named Gporga Otto fell dead, abont 1 o’clock yesterday, in the basement at the north west corner of Randolph find Canal streets. # It is supposed he died of heart disease. Ho was in the employ of Prank Pratte, Esq., of No. 31 West Randolph street, at the time of his death. Ho was a single man and about 40 years of age. Officer Boher took the body to the Morgue. " Officers Laugblin and Briscoe, yesterday, ar rested a brace of thieves, who have been ope rating in a peculiar manner. Their game has been to rent a room in come respectable board ing house, and to proceed at once to robbing it of the clothing of the inmates. This they did at No, 169 West Madison street, but were detected in the act. A largo cold-chisel and a huge dirk THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE; TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1873. were found in the boot-lega of one of the thieves. Highway robbers renewed their iniquitous business last Sunday evening by attacking and knocking down Mr. J. W. Livingston, of No. 243 Ewing street, as ho was returning from church. The work was done near his residence. The thieves escaped with S6OO and a valuable dia mond pin. Mr, Livingston was somewhat stunned from the effects of a blow inflicted with a “ billy ,u on the back of tho head, but was not otherwise seriously injured. The opening sermon of the Western Confer ence of Unitarian Chnrchos will be preached this evening by Rev. S. R. Calthrop, of Syra cuse, at the Fourth Unitarian Ciiurch, cor ner of Thirtieth street and Prairie ave nue. Tho subject will be “ Science and Reli gion. 1 ’ The f oponing session of tho Conference will be hold I morning at 9 o’clock in the same church, when addresses will he deliv ered by Rev. James Freeman Clarke and Rev. H. W. Bellows. Thff public are invited. A hardware merchant, named C. W. Hammon, whose place of business is at No. 60 West Madi son street, and his clerk, H. 0. Doty, are to be prosecuted for selling deadly weapons to minors. A boy stole some money from a Mrs. Johnson, and, with two others, called at Hammon’a store and bought three revolvers, two boxes of cart ridges. a box of caps, and an ax. They stated that they were going to hunt prairie chickens. George 8. Poppers, a pawnbroker, also sold the lads a pistol, and he too will bo arraigned at the West Side Police Court. Tho lines of tho Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, within tho city limits, haVe been very fruitful of accidents during the past week. Whether this is tho result of too rapid running, or the carolossness!of the victims, has not been ascertained. Another peculiar accident occured yesterday morning. A laborer named George Richardson, while walking on tho track, near Kinzie street crossing, was struck by an engino and thrown off to ono side of the track. Tho force of tho blow partially paralyzed the man, besides breaking his left arm. His brain is so affected that he has not the power of re membrance, and cannot give tho name of any object. It is believed that ho will die. He was removed to the County Hospital. J. B. Brown, of Kansas City, was enticed info a notorious bunko don, No. 60 West Washington street, on Saturday night, and beaten out* of $75. Ho could not identify the person who did the work, and accordingly a raid was made upon tho place yesterday afternoon, by a squad of police, fed by Roundsman Simmons. The keeper. Har ry Lawrence, and Henry Morse. John Hill, and Clarence Williams, his wore captured. Lawrence jumped through a window, and ran away, but was pursued and caught. The furniture of the establish ment was destroyed. The place has been repeat edly raided, but has boon rooccupied by its pro prietors as soon as they were liberated from prison. It is to be hoped they will receive such punishment as will compel them to suspend operations. N CAIRO. Serious Fooling 1 With a Pistol—Dur glnr Arrested—Jluxdcrcr Held for Trial* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. Cairo, HI., April £B.—A man named Ross, living at Mound Junction, while carelessly handling a pistol yesterday, accidentally shot himself in tho right the knee, and the ball glanced and struck his father, who was standing near, inflicting a painful wound in his arm. A man named Burke was arrested in this city, this afternoon, on charge of burglary. Caibo. 111., April 28.—The negro, Benjamin Campbell, alias Brown, who was arrested hero on Saturday evening for the murder of Thomas Doyle, mate of the steamer Grand Tower, was examined before Judge Brass, in this city, this morning, and committed to jail without bail to await his trial by the Circuit Court. A post mortem examination of the body of Mr. Doyle, last night, revealed the fact that he died from the injuries inflicted. The negro has confessed to the act. Out of four witnesses, none have been re quired to give bond to appear against him. Choice Millinery From TTebatar’a, No. 241 West Madison street. Hya cinths, jonquils, dahlias, in every shade; pansies, Marguerites, and violets are displayed in tempting wreaths and clusters, and form most attractive garni tures. An elegant hat is in del turquoise, caught up on the side by delicate sprays of pole, blue lily of the valley; aigrette of cut-steel facets; two shades of blue faille ribbon, surmounted by a beautiful tea-rose. A rice straw bonnet has a rouleau of lilac crepe and moire ribbon to match, fastened by pearl and silver anchors; the crown is wreathed with violets and laven der magnets. Drab crepe hat with elegant monturo of flowers in the new shade of blue. Pearl and silver stars glisten among tho sprays, and add tb tho general effect. “Sonora” hat of pale blue turquoise, faille ribbon to match, coronet of morning glories, and tea rose buds. Other leading styles arc the Gazelle, Holdau, Florentine, Dauicllo, and Henri U. Consolidation—Removal, The J. M,Brunswick and Balke Company (composed of the J. M. Brunswick Co., of Chicago and Cincinnati, and Julius Tfcdte, *of Cincinnati, consolidated,) have jhjn day removed their office and billiard table factory ffoip Nos. 42, 44, and 46 Adams street, to tho large five-story iron-front building No. 62 Lake street, north > east corner of State. At tho new and extensive ware rooms can be found tho largest assortment of superb inlaid and plain beveled billiard tables and goods in their line iu.tho city. Purchasers at this establishment enjoy tho advantage of having, .cither J. M. Bruns wick’s improved cushions, .the famous Pholan & Col lender patent combination cushion, or tho steel-rib bon cushion. Bo sure and note the address, No. 62 Lake street, northeast corner of State. Ogdon Souse, corner of Washington and Franklin streets, Chicago. This new and elegantly famished hotel will bo opened to-day. It is centrally situated os regards railroad depots, and is within two blocks of all the leading job bing houses in tho dty, and is in every respect a first class business -nan's - hotel; • Kates, $2.50 per day. Todd & Snow, proprietors. • • The Next Thing to Linen. The nearest approach to a linen collar is famished in the Warwick and Elmwood Collars. They havo created a revolution in the paper-collar trade, as con sumers have found it much better to buy a good collar that always looks well, than tho poor articles hereto* fore sold them. To Lovers of Choice Plants. A fine collection of European plants will be disposed of at auction ***<« morning, at No, 383 Wabash avenue. Tho lot comprises choice camellias, ozalias, magno lias, and the finest roses, and wo would advise those wishing fiowers or plants to call and inspect at least. Taylor A Harrison are tho auctioneers. Stores and Offices. Cheapest rent, and most commodius store* and offices. John Wontwor&’s new building, at 45 LaLallo street. The Genuine Geyser Spring Water is drawn by Buck & Kayncr, at both stores. Jealousy and murder* Bt. Louis, April 28.— Information from Madi son Comity,-ML, has been received that a negro named George Burke, living on the farm of Henry Nair, about three miles west of Collins ville, and some ten miles from this city, went home drunk on Saturday night, and with an ax chopped off the head and one arm of Maria Bow man, also colored, and thfew her body into a ravine. The woman was living in Burke’s fami ly, and Jealousy is said to have prompted the deed. At last accounts Burke had not been ar rested. MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH. New York Financial News* New YonK, April 23.—Wa1l street was feverish over unfounded reports as to other banks than tho Atlantic, causing uneasiness. Money tightened from 7 currency to cold interest early In the day to W6 per diem, with an active demand, closing at l-64@1-32. Tho Atlantic Bank has been expelled from the Clearing House. Sterling was strong at 108*£@109 for 60 days, and 10 CMd ms* lowerf tmt active. It opened at 117.V, touched U7kf. fell to 117, dosing at U7@ll.Jf. X-oana B@7 coin/ cloeing at'6@7. Clearings, $36,000,000. Treasury disbursements, $1,133,000. Governments were KQK lower, sympatjdring with gold, but closed steady. State bonds were neglected. Slocks were active, but weak all day, and prices de dined throughout the list I@2).' per cent. There was a alight improvement about a o'clock, but it was lost before the close, and the market left off weak. The money stringency and tbs fears of further brnk troubles were the impelling causes of the dedlne. There was a rumor that ten thousand "hares of various stocks, held by Talntor, the defaulting Cashier of tho Atlantic Bank, had been thrown on the market. Sterling, 108^. , COTEH3TJIEKT BOSTS. Coupons. *3l 120 y 9 Coupons, ? 67. 6-20s of *62 Coupons, ’63. Coupons, ’64.... 118?* Coupons, ’65 ....120'* 10-105........ Coupons,’6s(new)... H7*> Currency 6s. STATE BOSDS. ,03Jf Virginias, 01d........43 80 Sorth Carollnas, 01d..25 KorthCarollnas,new.l6# Mlssonris. Tennessee*, old. Tenneaiees, new. Virginias, new... *ES. I StPtulpfd 73# 1 Wabash. 70# Canton W. U. Tel Quicksilver 33 Adams Express 94# Wells Fargo 79 | American Express... 67X United States Ex.... 79 pacific w«<l 58# Now York Central... 101# Erie 65# Erie pfd 73 Harlem 193 Harlem pfd 195 Michigan Central... .104# Pittsburgh 88# Northwestern 81# Northwestern pfd.... 87 Bock Island 108# N. J. Central 100# Bt, Paul 69# , Foreign markets* Liverpool, April 23—11 a. m.—Flour, 27s 6d. Win ter wheat, 12s 2d ; spring, lls@l2s 2d; white, 11s Bd(A 11a iod; club, lls 10d@12a 2d. Com, 27s Bd. PorL 67s 6d. Lard, 41s 9d. . Liverpool, April 28—2:30 p. m.—Lard, 41s 6d. Best unchanged. London, April 28—5 p. in.—Consols, 93#; 6-20 aof '65, 99#; 6-20 aof ’67, 94; 10-40s, 89#; new 6a, 90; Erie, 60#. Tallow, 44a. Pauib, April 28.—Bentos, 65f. Limn pool, April 98. —Cotton easier but not lower; middling upland, 9#d; Orleazis, 9#d. Sales 19,000 bales; speculation and export, 2,000. Breadstuff's quiet; red winter wheat, 12s 2d. Flour, 97s 6d. Cora, 27s 9d. Lard, 41s Dd, Cheese, 69a. Cumberlands, 88s 9d« Short ribe, 39s 6d. New York Live-Stock market* New Tons, April 28.—Beeves —Yesterday and to day, 322 cars, or 6,150 bead, making 9,470 head for the week, against 9,243 lost week. The quality was better than the average, and the market woa fair at a decline of#o. Tho yards were cleared of stock before 2p. ec. Commonest to best Texans, 10#@ll#o; ■ common to strictly prime Western native steers, U#®l3#e, with a few tops at 14c, and fat bulls at 6@s#c, live weight. Dressed beef in Washington Market was dull at 0@ Xl#c. Sales include 10 cars Missouri steers, av6#@7 cwt at ll#@l2#c; 9 cars do, av 6#®7# cwt, at 12@12#c 14 cars do, av 6#@7# cwt, at ll#@l3#c; 11 cars Texans, scant, av 6# cwt, at U@ll#c; 10 cars do, strong, av 6# cwt, at ll@U#c ; 11 cars Cherokee cat tle, av 5# cwt, at ll#c; 7 cars Illinois steers, av 6# cwt, at ll#c; 7 cars do, av 6# cwt, at ll#c; 14 cars do, av 7# cwt, at 12#c; 19 cars do, av 7# cwt, at 19# ®l3#c; 7 cars do, av 6# cwt, at 19#@19#c; 3 cars do, av 7# cwt, at 12#o ; 6 cars do, av 8# cwt, at 13@14c. and C cars fat lowa steers, av 8 cwt, at 13@14c. Most of the fleshy steers ranging from 1,160 to 1,250 He, live weight, sold at ll#@l2#c per lb. Sheep —To-day, 33 cars, or 7,300, making 10,660 for the week, against 20,100 last week. Market dull and weak at 6@6#o for sheared sheep, and 7@Bo for on sheared. Good flocks of sheared Ohio sheep, 90 to 100 tbs average, cannot be sold for more than 6#@o#c. Mutton alow of sale at B#@B#c. Hogs— Yesterday and to-day, 10,500, making 44,800 for the week, against 40,730 last week. The demand continues strong, and prices a shade higher. Live hogs, 6#®6#o; city dressed, 7#@B#c, New Tort Dry Goods market* New York, April 28.—The week opens with a quiet market for general goods, but domestic cottons are fairly active. Brown standard sheetings are firm and well sold up. Light brown cottons irregular, and some makes lower. Great Falls M and I browns are now Xltfc and 10Xc, and Dwight X, Y, and Z are sev erally 10c, 11c, and 12c. Great Falls bleached shirtings are reduced 10. Corded cottons are active and firm. Glazed cambrics and rolled jaconets are brisk and well sold'up. Dress goods are quiet. Hamilton Tycoon reps are reduced to 23#° by the agents. Foreign

goods are very dull. Philadelphia Live Stock market* Philadelphia, April 28.— Beeves— In demand and market firmer. Sales 1,900; extra Pennsylvania and Western steers, $3.0008.50; fair to good, $6.5007.60; common, $5.5006.00, Sheep—Fair demand. Sales 10,000, at 6>£@Bc. Hogs—Unchanged. Sales 5,000, at $7.6008.75, Pittsburgh Oil Market* Pittsburgh, April 28. —Crude petroleum, $2.60 at Parker’s Landing and excited; refined oar lots, 170 free on board at Pittsburgh. Market very strong with an upward tendency. The Produce markets* ' NEW YORK. New Yore, April 28.—Cotton—Higher, with mod erate export demand ; middling uplands, 19Xc. Bread stuffs—Flour firmer, with a little more de mand. Receipts, 16,000 brls; superfine Western and State, $6.0006.40; common to good extra, $7.0007.50; good to choice, $7.5508.00; white wheat extra. $3.50 010.50; extra Ohio, $7.00010.60; St. Louis. $7,500 12.50. Bye Hour unchanged. Com meal active; yel low Western, $3.1003.50 ; white do, $3.1503.40. Wheat quiet and unchanged ; receipts, 25,000 bn; No. 2 Mil waukee spring, $1.6801.70; No. 2 Chicago afloat, $1.65. Bye, barley, and malt unchanged. Com steady; re ceipts, 12,000 bn; new mixed Western, 70 Vo73c; old in store, 68j4c. Oats quiet and unchanged; receipts, 20,000 bn; now mixed Western, 53056 c, Seeds—Clover seed quiet at $8?7209.OO; timothy, $3.3004.00. Eoas—Receipts large; market heavy; Western, 160 X6WC. Hay and Hops—Unchanged. Groceries—Coffee strong; Bio, Sugar In fair demand; refining, 7XOBXC. Molasses dull; New Orleans, 67080 c. Bice more active, 7J£OBXC» Crude PstboleuSi—Strong, at lOXo ? refined, for May, 21XC. Turpentine—Quiet, at 64c, A&ioukt of Grain In store: Wheat, bu 282,000 Coro, bu 899,000 OatsbU 838,000 Eye, bu 47,000 Barley, bu 24,000 Malt, bu .\ 181,000 Pea5,bu............. ........................ 783 Provisions—Pork firmer; now mess, $18.75019.00; now prime mess, $17.00018.00. Beef steady and un changed. Cut meats dull; hams, 12013 c; shoulders, 7X08o; middles steady; short dear, 10c: long dear, 9jgC. Lard a shade easier; Western steam, 9)ic ; kettle, 9#c. Butter and Cheese—Unchanged. 'Whisky—Steady, 91c. MILWAUKEE. Milwaukee, April 23. —Bread stuffs—Flour quiet and unchanged. ‘Wheat firm; No. 1, $1.38; No. % $1.29. Oats steady; No. 2, 32c. Com scarce and firm; No. 2, 4lX<s. Bye in fair demand and higher; No. 1, 70c. Barley doll and unsettled ; No. 2,85 c, Receipts—Flour, 4,000 brls t wheat, 29,000 bu. purpMgvTß—Flour, 0,000 brls; -wheat, 54,000 bu, ST.' LOUIS. St. Louis, April 28.—Breadstuff*—Flour quiet and unchanged. * Wheat in active demand and higher, bat business small on account of light offerings; No. 2 spring, $1.24; soft do, $1.35 ; No. 3 red fall, $1,64 bid; No. 2 do, SI.BO bid. Com firm ; No. 2, 36c on track, S7OS?Xc m elevator. Oats quiet and firm at 32X0330 on track; 36037 c sacked. Barley quiet; No. 1 spring, $1.0501.10. Byo nominal. Whisky—Finn at 87c. but generally held higher. Provisions—Pork quiet at $19.00 for July. Bulk .meats quiet; shoulders sold at 7Xcfor packed. Bacon opened slow and closed firmer; sales of clear ribs and clear sides, at lOOIOXC for spot and seller May.. Lard nominal. ‘ .... Hogs—Quiet at $4.9005.40. Cattle—Firm; fair to extra native beeves, 4v@7c. CLEVELAND. Cleveland, April 28,—Breadbtutfs—Flour firm, and 25c higher. Wheat in fair demand and high *er; No. 1 red held at $1.78; No. 2, $1.70, Corn ia fair demand and higher; held at 51052 c. Oats better ;* No. 1 State, 45c. Refined and unchanged. MEMPHIS. . . Mzirpnrs, April 28.—Cotton—Finn; good ordinary, 10c; low middling, 17Xc, Bread stuffs —Flour dull and drooping; ss{ooo 10.00. Com easier, at 56058 c. Oats scarce and Ann, at 44045 c. Hay—Dull, at $19,000*26.00. Provisions—Bacon steady; shoulders, i sides, lOXOIOXC. Lard firmer, at 9XOlO#o. DETROIT. . 4 , Detroit, April 28.—Bread stuffs—Flour quiet and unchanged. Wheat dull and shade lower; extra white, $2.02; .No. I, 1L9001.91X ; amber, $1.75. Com steady at 48c. Oats, at 40Xc.,. Clover Seed—ss.oo. PHILADELPHIA. Philadelphia, April 28. —Bread stuffs—Flour— Wisconsin, $8.0009.45. Wheat firmer; red, $1,930 1.97; amber, $2.00;.N0. .1 Milwaukee spring, $1.68. Byo firm at 85c. Corn iii fair demand; yellow, 620 63c; mixed Western. C2Xo \ white, 65c. Oats firm ; white, 51052 c ; mixed, 47019 c. . _ Provisions—Finn; mess pork, $20.00. Sweet pickled hams, 12013 XC. Lard, 9X®loc, Whisky—Held at 93c. " ' . . BUFFALO. 4 . Buffalo, April 28.—Flour, quiet. Wheat—Stock light; held firmly; demand light.. Com scarce and wanted; sales at 56X C f° r Western. . Oats scarce and firm. , BALTIMORE. _ Balthtobi, April 28. active. Market favors sellers; ’Western supers, $4.75(36.00, ertran, $0.50®7.60. Wbo»t active and higher; choice white and amber, SUO@2JS; fair to prime white, {1.30®2,05. Com active and higher ; mixed West ern, 48@50o; white, M@S6c. Bye quiet and tm changed, Pbotibiokb —Quiet, weak, and nominal; Mesa pork, 118.50Q19.00. Lard unchanged. Buttee—Unchanged. Whibst—Nominal at 91c. OSWEGO. . . Oswego, April 23.— Wheat quiet and unchanged. Com dull; .Western, 50c. Baric; quiet at fLIO. LOUISVILLE. _ . . LouißTn.nz, April 28.—BnumsTurra—Flour to ac tive demand and strong; not quolably higher. Grain unchanged. _ Pbovisioks—Mess pork, f18.50Q19.00. Bacon— shoulders, B#c; clear rib, 10K@10.Vc; dear, 10K@ 10#c. puin hams, 13Q13#c; sugar-cored, 14@W#c, all packed. Bulk meats, 7#c, 9#c, ?#° —Icoac. Lard unchanged. WmsKT—Held steady at 85a TOLEDO. _ . Toledo, April 28. BnnaDSTurrs— rElour firm. Wheat dull and lower; No. 1 white Michigan, fLB9 • amber Michigan, spot and May, $1.74#; 1 rcd » $1.82; No. 2 do, $1.76. Corn dull and a shadalower, high mixed, 45#c May, 46#c June; low mivea, 45#c for May. Oats quiet and unchanged. 1 ' RroErpxa—Flour, 2,000 brls; wheat, 14,000 bu; com, 88,000; oats, 1,000 bu. Shztuzxts—Flour, 5,000 brls; wheat, 17,000 bu, com, 126,000 ; oats, 1,000 bn. ~...119# •m CINCINNATI. Cctcctkati, April 28.—BnKADSTUTTS— Flour firm, at 57.60Q7.75. Wheat firm and unchanged. Cornin fair demand and higher, at 44Q45c. Bye firm, at 80c. Oat. firm, at 10@47c. B«rloy firm. PnoviaiOKs—Opened quitet; pork quiet and nonunal, at 118.50. Lard quiet; steam held at 9#c; kettle, 0 . Bulk meats closed more active and firmer; shoulders, sales st 7c; clear nb held at 9o; sales 9#o buyer June; sales clear 9#c spot. Bacon steady and firm; sales shoulders, 6c; clear rib, 9#o; clear held 10#e» Wmaxx—Steady at 85c. Wabash pfd Fort Wayne 93 Terre Haute. 15 Torre Haute pfd 30 Chicago & A1t0n..... 109# Chicago k Altonpfd.lll Ohio A Mississippi.. 41V C.,C.kC.......f... 86# Q 109 7 * Lake Shore. 99# Indiana Central. 89 Illinois Central 110 Union Pacific stocks, 82# Union Pacific bonds. 80# Central Pacific bonds.lo3# Del. Lack. & Weetemj.oo 8., H. A Erie 3 ARRIVED April 98. Schr Lumberman, Black Creek, 146 m lumber. Bchr EQinwood, White Hall, 160 zn lumber, 50 m lath. Scow Spy, Kenosha, light. Schr Arrow, Holland, 1,600 railroad tics. Btmr Muskegon, Grand Haven, 46 bxs fish, 318 brla stucco, 65 pkgs wooden ware, 5 bxs sugar. ~ Prop Badger City. Grand Haven, 190 m lumber. Prop S. C. Baldwin, Milwaukee, 650 tons iron ore. Schr A. L. Potter, Milwaukee, 480 tons iron ore. Schr Lavinda, Saugatuck, 125 m lumber. Scow Flora, Saugatuck, 90 m lumber. Schr B. B. King, Saugatuck, 80 m lumber. Prop Ira Chaffee, Saugatuck, 50 zn lumber, 90 rolls leather, 200 m shingles. Scow M. V. Dunham, Saugatuck. 120 zn lumber. Schr Fannie and Floy, Saugatuck. 80 m lumber. Barge Contest, Muskegon, 280 m lumber. j. Tibbets, Muskegon, 130 m lumber. Schr Myrtle, Muskegon, 175 m lumber. Schr Fashion, Muskegon, 105 zn lumber, 910 m lath. Schr A. Plugger, Muskegon, 83 m lumber, 12 m lath. Schr P. Hayden, Muskegon, 115 m lumber, 95 m lath.. Schr Seventh Ohio, Muskegon, 130 m lumber, 25 m lath. Barge Apprentice Boy* Muskegon, 920 m lumber, 50 zn lath. Bchr Minerva, Muskegon, 200 m lumber. Schr Mary, Muskegon, 150 m lumber. Schr Adriatic, Muskegon, 120 zn lumber. < Schr Petrel, Muskegon, 150 m lumber. Schr W. H. Willard, Grand Havezi, 100 m lumber. Barge Wolverine, Grand Haven, 195 m lumber. Schr Mariner, Muskegon, 110 m lumber. Schr Maj. A. H. Ferry, White Lake, 130 zn lumber, 15 m lath. Schr Elva, Holland, GO cords wood. Bchr Meridian, North Bay, 585 telegraph poles, 4,000 codar posts. Prop Oconto, Milwaukee, 2,800 brla flour, 60 tons sewer SchrlloEert Howlet, Grand Haven, 180 m lumber. Prop George Dunbar, Muskegon, 80 m lumber, 130 cds slabs. Schr J. P. Ward. White Lake, 90 m lumber. Bchr Persia; White Lake, 95 m lumber. Bchr Westchester, Muskegon, 145 m lumber. Schr Racine, Muskegon, 140 m lumber. Schr Regulator, Muskegon, 115 m lumber. Schr Ithica, Muskegon, 140 m lumber, 30 m lath. Schr O. J. Boeder. Muskegon. 120 m lumber. Schr Kate Lyns, Muskegon, 200 m lumber. Schr Pauline, Muskegon, 120 m lumber, 20 m lath. Schr Joses, Muskegon, 120 zn lumber, IS m lath. Bchr Ivor Lawson, Muskegon, 170 m lumber, 25m lath. Bchr Jo. Vilas, Muskegon, ICO m lumber. Schr E. B. Blake, Muskegon, 190 m lumber. Schr Gem. Saugatuck, 65 cords wood. Bchr Hattie Earl, Saugatuck. 85 m lumber. Bchr Madison, Pentwater, 760 m shingles. Schr Lizzie Doak, St. Joseph, 65 m lumber. Rrhr Glad Tidings, Muskegon, 160. m lumber, 60 zn - lath. Prop Chas. Reitz, Manistee, 150 m lumber, 160 xn shin gles, 200 m lath. Schr Mognolla. Muskegon, 115 m lumber, 20 m lath. Bcbr Topsy, Muskegon, 145 m lumber. CLEARED April 23. Scbr 6. Carey, Grand Haven, light. Barge Apprentice Boy, Grand Haven, light.' Schr Pamlico, Buffalo, 24,300 bn corn. Bark Kate Durloy, Buffalo, 29,000 bu corn. Schr M. H. Willard, Muskegon, light. Schr D. B. Martin, Buffalo. 21,000 bu com. Schr Bertha Barnes, Buffalo, 23,407 bu corn. Barge Wolverine, Grand Haven, light. Schr Elva, Holland, light. • Schr Three Bells, Menominee, light. Schr Iver Lawson, Muskegon, light. Schr Joses. Muskegon, light. Schr Jo Tima, Muskegon, light. Schr Pauline, Muskegon, light. Schr Ithlca, Muskegon, light. Schr O. J. Boeder, Muskegon, light. Schr Kate Lyons, Muskegon, light. Schr Bacine, Muakegon, light. Schr Westchester, Muskegon, light. Schr Hattie Earl, Muskegon, light. Schr Gem. Saugatnck, light. Schr Persia, White Lake, light. Schr J. P. Ward, White Lake, light. Schr Robert Howlet, White Lake, light. Schr Meridian, North Bay, light Schr Regulator, Muskegon, 2 brls coat Schr Sindi, Ludington. 15 brls flonr, 2 brls whisky, 6 boxes household goods, 6 brls lime, 45 boxes glass. Schr Monsoon, Muskegon, light Schr MaJ. A. H. Ferry, White Lake, light Schr Mariner, Centreville, light. Prop Oconto, Milwaukee, 400 pkgs groceries, 171 pkgs hardware, 8 brls oil, 21 bales rags. Schr Philo Scoville, Buffalo, 21,603 46-56 bu No. 2 com. Schr Cuyahoga, Buffalo, 15,200 bo No. 2 com. Schr Bay State, Buffalo, 16,372 8-56 bu No. 2 com. Scow Spy, Grosso Point, light Prop Ira Chaffee. Saugatnck, 400 green-salted hides, 35 ■brls salt 15 brls sugar, 36 bxs groceries, 15 cases * dry goods. Schr B. B. King, Saugatnck, light Scow Flora, Saugatnck, light - Stmr Muskegon, Grand Haven, 15 brls pork, 11 brls liquors, 20 bxs oranges, 79 reams paper, 480 pkgs groceries, 10 brls salt Schr Ethan Allen, Ludington, light Schr D. Ferguson, Oconto, light Prop Annie Young, Erie, Pa,, 22,221 bu wheat 300 brls flour. Prop Idaho, Buffalo, 25.000 bu wheat, 1,000 sacks oil cake, 200 brls flour, 15 brls oil, 60 bags oats, 50 pkgs groceries. - Schr Badger State, Buffalo, 25,000 bu com, 15 brls oil, 800 brls commeal, 1,000 sacks oil cake. Prop Vanderbilt, Buffalo, 37,500 bu wheat, 60 tons hoop poles, 300 brls commeal. Prop Jay Gould, Buffalo. 30,000 bu wheat. Prop B. W. Blanchard, Buffalo, Si,ooo bu wheat, GOO brls flour. Prop Boanoke, Buffalo, 31,300 bu com. Bchr Sunrise, Buffalo, 29,000 bu com. , Schr Fannie and Floy, Saugatuck, light. Schr M. V. Dnrtham, Saugatuck, light. Schr Lumberman, Grand Haven, sundries. Prop S. C. Baldwin, Milwaukee, light. Schr A. L. Potter, Milwaukee, light. Schr Arrow, Holland, light. Schr Ellinwood, White Lake, COO bu oats, 1 ton bran. Schr Oclavia, White Lake, light. • Schr Lavinda, White Lake, light. Schr Seventh Ohio, Muskegon, light. Schr P. Hayden, Muskegon, light. Schr A. Plngger, Muskegon, light. Schr Fashion, Muskegon, light. Schr Myrtle. Muskegon, light. Schr Adriatic. Muakegon, light. Barge Contest, Muakegon, light. Schr J. Tibbets, Muskegon, light. Schr Mary. Muskegon, light. Schr Petrel, Muskegon, light. Schr Minerva, Muskegon, light. Schr Lizzie Do&k, St, Joseph, light. Prop Chaa. Rictz, Manistee, 4 tons hay. Schr Harmony, Manistee, tight. Schr Magnolia, Muakegon, light. Schr Topsy, Muskegon, light. Schr Glad Tidings, Muskegon, light, Schr Madison, Pentwater, light. * Schr J. V. Taylor, Jacksonport, 800 bu oats, 15 brls flour, 4 bxs dry goods. . . Mackinaw, April 28.—Weather cloudy. Wind east, light. Thermometer iO. Boats are where last report ed, |abont one mile west of McGulpin Point, and mak ing very little impression on hard ice. An Sable, April 28.—Wind east. Clear and pleasant; plenty of ice as far as can be seen. Post Austin, April 28. —Wind southeast, light. Clear and pleasant. Ice all moved out six miles from shore, . .. Grain freights were inactive and unquotable. Car riers are generally asking 14015 c for com to Buffalo, while shippers quote the rate 10011 c. lix the after noon the schooner Emerald was chartered for wheat to Kingston, at 18c; capacity, 21,000 bu. Manistee, $3.00; Ludington, $2.75 ; Muskegon, $2.60; Oconto, $4.00; Menominee, $3.2503.50 ; Pent water, $2.7503.00; White River, $2.7603.00; Grand Haven, $2,2502.60 ; Saugatnck, $2.50. Salt from Saginaw at 20025 c per brL ILLINOIS RIVER AND CANAL NEWS. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribuns* r.miT.TT, HL, April 28.—The steamer Last Chance having repaired her boiler, went down to the month of McCormick slough, yesterday morning, and returned last evening, towing the canal-boats North America, Norway, and Cataract,which she had dropped there on Saturday in consequence of the failure of her boiler, and the three passed Into the canal loaded with com for Chicago. The canal-boat Montreal came up from Peru under sail and passed into the canal, light, for Ottawa. The propeller Whale, and her barge Friend ship, passed out of the canal, and, after leaving a light load of shingles and salt here, passed down the river for Henry. To-day the steamer Last Chance departed, towing the canal boats Bockwood and Champion, the former with lum ber for St. Louis and the latter with lumber for Beardstown. Last evening the propeller Mohawk Belle, with a light load of whisky for Liverpool, gassed out or the canal and down the river. The captain of the steamer last Chance intends to spend the season in towing between LaSalle and Havana. Fifteen feet and nine Inches of water on the miter sill of Lock 15, and fulling at the rate of throe inches a day. , can An Coiaectob's Omcz, Chicago, April 28— IHS p. m.— Abutted —Morning Light, Ottawa, 5,700 bu com; Atlantic, Morris, 5,700 bu com; Contest, Morris, 5,700 bu com; Danube, Ottawa, 6.600 bu com; Progress, Dupage, 6,000 bu com,' and several boat boat loads of stone; Progress, Charrahan, 5,000 bu C °Sxabxi>— Wave, Morris, 83,193 ft lumber; Grade Griswold, Minooka, light; Lily, Morris, 98,409 ft lum ber, 350 sn lath; Fort Sherman, SL Louis, 138 tons pig iron, and several stone barges. It was rumored on the docks last evening that two of the propellers bad passed through the Straits and were now in Milwaukee. —The schr Higgle is Jones, with 33,227 fau of com, has the honor of being the first sail vessel to leave this port for Buffalo. The schr Skylark the second; she carries 21,000 bu of com. Both sailed this afternoon. —lt is understood that Capt. Prin dlvlUe will send out his vessels to-morrow. The crews are on board preparing to leave. Several other vessels and pro pellers are also expected to go out. —Sailors 1 wages, $1.75@52.00 per day. —A private dispatch states that Manitowoc is ttCl ice-bound.. Milwaukee is clear, but north of there the ice ie plenty. It is possible Milwaukee will again be blocked up, as the ice is said to be drifting toward the west shore. —The schr TasMon came to this morning with a cargo of lumber from Muskegon. Her Captain states, she was prevented from getting into Muskegon - by toe winds, and laid off four or five days. —Late advices from Escanaba state that toe 2ce Is beginning to move to that quarter. —A letter from the Captain of one of the first vessels to arrive at Cleveland dated April 26,saya; “Wo bad a first- MARINE. PORT OF CHICAGO. FROM ITHE STRAITS. LAKE FREIGHTS. LUMBER FREIGHTS. ITEMS. rate passage from the canal, only plenty of Ice. Had to ran up above the Bandeaa Point before we could cross. The lake is one solid body of ice, from the “ 0,” to Buffalo, except a narrow channel on the north shore. The Neganneo (an ore vessel) has been out seven days trying to get to Brie, bnt failed, and came bade here last night , and is now discharging here.. There are four tugs waiting hero for the fleet to start. ” —The bark Gen. Burnside, which went ashore last fall near Grand River, Canada, was got off a few daya ago by the tug Niagara, and is now in Detroit, Bhe is not severely damaged. - The steamer Lake Breeze reached Bast Tawaa, Mich., on the 25th, on her way to Alpena. She met with considerable ice, but reports it quite rotten. —Tho steamers Java and Colorado, loaded with salt, left Detroit last Saturday for Chicago. —At Buffalo vessels are reported to be loading coal to Chicago'nnd Milwaukee at $1 per ton,frce in and out. —The lighthouse at Windmill Point, which lies on the west aide of Detroit River, at the entrance of Lake St. Clair, exhibits a white light varied by red flashes, and serves as a guide to Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River. With the light abeam vessels should steer E. N. E.l# mile, then N. E. # N. 13 miles, which should' bring the southern buoys on the flats and the lights in range * bearing N. E. by £., with tbeso In range, ves sels should stand into the buoys. At tho head of the “ cut n or artificial channel is located a tower, connect ed with tho keeper’s dwelling by a covered way, built of yellow brick on a pier foundation. —The new schooner Lucerne was launched at Tona wanda on Wednesday. The vessel was built forN. 0. Winslow, Esq., by Messrs. Parsons tt Humble, and will cost about $55,000. She has a carrying capacity of some 52,000 bushels conn Her dimensions are 185 feet keel, 34 feet beam, 13 feet 7 inches hold. Tho steam barge Old Concord, Capt. Thorn, with the barges Banner and Bio Grande in tow, all lumber laden, from Port Huron for Cleveland, while coming through the new channel at the St, Clair flats struck bottom at the lower end. about 200 yards distance from the lighthouse, where there is but 11# feet of water. Capt, Thom maintains that his boat was directly in the so that tho disaster was owing solely to the filling of tho channel. The Banner grounded heavily, and had not got off at last advices, The.Con cord had her tovrpoat carried away, and was therefore nnaMrt to render the Banner any old. It is the inten tion of those in authority to have the difficulty re moved as early as possible. —Detroit Post, —The propellers Roanoke, Jay Gould, and Blanchard, of the Union Line, also went out this evening. They will stop at Milwaukee to receive more freight. The two former carry $4,000 bn of wheat, and the latter 31,300 bn of com. There was a rumor that the pro peller Raleigh would go oat to-day. —Tho propellers Idaho, Badger State, and Vander bilt, of the Western Transportation lihe, will probably leave to-morrow. SPECIAL NOTICES. Sclienck’s Pulmonic Candy Embraces in a great degree all the principles of Scbenolc's Pulmonic Syrup, and, while as pleasant to the palate as tho purest of confections, its medicinal properties render it oifectoal in coughs, colds, bronchial and catarrhal af fections, Ac. It is the most acceptable remedy for child ren or infants, and can be given with impunity; while for professional gentlemen, or those who sudor from loss of voice, it is indispensable. These candies aro put up In 25 cent boxes, convenient for tho pokcet. and are for sale by all druggists and deal ers. J. H. SOHBNCK A SON, N. E. comer Sixth and Arch-sts., Philadelphia. DRY GOODS. HAMM, MLS & GO. Offer this week a Beautiful Assortment of American Percales, at the recent reduction. Also, an entire new line of American, Sprague, Ancona, Pacific, Dnnnels, Eichmond, Cocheco, Gamers, Washington, Manchester, and Merrimac choice styles of Prints, and large additions to the Dress Goods Department, to which the attention of buyers is respectfully solicited. MADISON AND FEAMLUT-STS. DRESS GOODS. BEYOND DOUBT GiBSOIPHUO, No. 329 West Madison-st., Aro selling Dress Goods and Silks cheaper than they can bo bought elsewhere. Japanese Silks ahont half price. Black Ground White Stripe Silks, all silk, at 75 And 90 cts. Colored Stripe Silks at .SI.OO, very cheap. Elegant quality Grey Stripe Silks, $1.20, really worth! 1.75. Black, all silk, Gros-gfains at SI.OO, good sight ly goods. Better and richer qualities Black Lyons Gros grains at sl.lO, $1.25, $1.50, and $1.75, very cheap goods. ■ Richest and finest makes of “Gurnets,” “Pon sons,” and “ Bonnet’s ” Black Gros-grains, from 75 cts. to $1.50 per yard below the market price. Rich quality Silk and Wool Epmglines, choice shades, 75 cts., well worth sl.2a. Finest quality Cashmeres, new shades, 90 cts, price elsewhere $1.25. . .. Choice new shades in best Roubaix Poplins, 3a cts., worth 45 cts. Handsome shades in all-wool Cretones, at 40 and 50 cts., regular value 05 and 80 cts. Plain, Figured, and Striped Mohairs and Pop ■ lin Alpacas at 37 1-2 cts., cheap. . We defy competition in Black Alpacas, Mohairs, and BrUliantines., Bargains on the Cheap Dress Goods tables at 18, 20. and 25 cts. - LADIES’-COSTUMES. Cloak Department. FIELD, LBITER&CO. State and Twentieth, and Madison and Market-sts., Will offer in this department, Tues day, April 29, a very large assort ment of entirely new styles in Cash mere, Dolmans, Frou-Frous, Metter nich, &c., &c.; some choice novel ties in the poplar Bedingote, made In Etruscan and Vegogue; also, some special attractions in Ladies’ Costumes, ■ln Silk, Fabrics, Paris Nainsook, Lawns, Linens, &0., &c. A n early inspection of these goods is solicited, as many of them are im ported. Paris garments .and cannot be dnplicated m this country. * MEETINGS. Attention, Sir Knights. Smcl.l Conclar. of Apollo OommindorT, No. 1. K. T.. thlsovenlag at 8 o'clock, for work on K. T. Order, at Hall LMTwenty-socond-st- Visiting Sir Knights com —^tf^LcßE.eonta,. Masonic. A«Mar Lodge, No. 308. A. F. and A. M. Special com mnnlcatlon this (Tuesday) evening, at their hall in Ma sonic Temple, for work on tho 8d Degree. The fraternity cordially incited. C. £U CRANE, Sco. THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE. TIE TRIBUNE. WM an Exclaie Has to Say of Our AWanir. The Tribune as an Ad vertising Medium. “Fifty-Four Columns of New Advertisements.” How It Strikes an Outside Journal “What Advertising Does and What It Indicates.” Prom the St. Joseph (Mo.) Gazette. The growth of Chicago Is a phenomenon which has ex cited tho wonder of the world. No other city in any part of our now and developing country compares with Chica go in the immense activity and enterprise of its citizens. Wo published two Sundays since that The TnißtnCE of that wonderful town had fifty-fovr columns of now miscel laneous and commercial advertisements, in a tingle day. And this was not greatly in excess‘of the exhibit of other days. This in fine type was, wo believe, at fifty cents per line. This is indeed something wonderful. In no other city in the world of its population would such an event be possible. Bnt It shows the spirit and vim of the people, and especially of those who do burin ess. It Is not even a contested point that the business men of Chicago are tbq most enterprising, and for tho amount of their capital the most successful in the world. They do not deceive them- selves. They are sot gulled. They adopt so useless or false means. They advertise. They advertise more than any other men In America. They advertise because it pays them. It is one of tho moat effective of the mease they use. ORNAMENTAL IRON WORK. Gould Bros. & lie, 149 & 151 State-st., Chicago. OMAMENTAL ft AffISTIC Metal Work, Fountains, Yases, Statuary, Drinking Fountains, Aquari ums, Deer, Dogs, Lions, Copper Weather Yanes, Emblematic Signs, Stable Fittings, Orest ings, Iron Furnituse Brackets, and Store Stools, Wholesale and Detail, CATALOGUES FMHISHED OH APPLICATIOH. Agents for Vounglove Architectural Iron Company. HYATT’S Patent Tllnminated Tilo, Vault Lights and Rings constantly on hand. SHIRTS. SHIRTS Made to order in the most complete artistic manner, of fabrics unsur passed for durability. targe lines of fine Furnishing Goods at lowest prices. Money cheerfully refunded if not satisfactory. S. E. oor. State and Washington-sts., 35 WeE Madison-st. (Sherman Sense), Chicago, Pike** Opera House, Cincinnati* STOCKHOLDERS’ MEETINGS. STOCK-lIOIDEES’ ANNUAL MEETING OVTHB Me Slore & HicMiaii Sontjm Eailw Co. Office of The pact Shore A Michigan SocthkhnJ Railway Company. > Cleveland. 0., March 27.1873. ) The annul meeting of the Stockholders of thlj Com* pany, for the election of Director* lor tho ensuing year, and for the transaction of other important business, will be held at the office of the Company, in the cixy of Cleveland, 0., on Wednesday, 7th Day of May next, between the hours of 11 o'clock In the forenoon and 8 o’clock In the afternoon of that day. The transfer books of the Company will be closed at the close of business, on the Sth day of April next, and will ■re-ODen on the morning of the Btb day of May next. GEORGE B. ELY, Secretary. omcß OF 1 GMcap,Soc£ Islaifl & Pacific RAHiROAD COMPANY. April 25. 1873. The annual mcetingof the Stockholders of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Company, for the elceiloa of Directors, pursuant to law. and tho transaction of sack other business as may come before them, will be held at the office of tho Company, in the City of Chicago, os Wednesday, the 4th day of June next, at 11 o'clock a. m. JOHN F. TRACY, President. P. H. TOWS, Secretary. REMOVALS. REMOVAL. On and after May 1, the Chicago Agency of the MASSACHUSETTS Mutual life insurance go. will occupy the Easement Office, No. 170 LaSafie-st., Bryan Block. FEISBXE & EAPPLEYE, * General Agents. CHBOMO. 3MEW CHEOMO, ENTITLED THE CONVALESCENT, Given to each customer by the OEEAT ATLANTIC i PACIFIC TEA COMPANY, 116WestWashIngton-»t.. I3BTwonty-»ccond-st. SHIPPING TAGS. BAA DENNISON’S PATENT JU SHIPPING TAGS. \ Over 200 million* have been used within th« fll I pust 10 years, without complaint of lou by nil the tax becoming detached. All Bzprcn 0 X 9 Companies dm them. Sold by Printers and Stationer* Everywhere. COPARTNERSHIP NOTICE. COPARTNERSHIP. The undersigned have this day formed a copartner*hip under tho name and style of Carroll ± Tenney, for the tnnasetion of a wholesale paper builnes*. to be carried on at 177 Randolph'st. MORRIS P. CARROLL. HENRY A. TENNEY. MISCELLANEOUS. Doctress E, P. E. SavarcL, *lOl Halsted-at.* Corner Monroe*. French Medical Academy Treatment. Cures readily consumption in Its first and second stages. Female die* eases, no matter how long standing, ana all chronic dis> eases. No enre, no pay. Carpet Cleaning. The Chicago Carpet-Cleaning and Renovating Company aro prepared to do all kinds of work in their line. 1057 In* diana-av.; cor. Twenty-Udrd-st, M. W. Ranggp 4qq 5

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