Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 15, 1873, Page 8

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 15, 1873 Page 8
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8 WASHINGTON. Speculations Regarding (lie Speaker- ship of the Next House. Alleged Fraud and Favoritism in tho Award of Indian Contracts. Sprttol Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, BFEAKERBIUP OP THE NEXT HOUSE. Washington, D. O m May 14.—Those friends of Speaker Blaine, whohavo him in training for tho Presidency in 1870, say that, In case ho is re elected by tbo Forty-third Congress as Speaker, he will throw overboard oil those Chairmen of committees who have in any way boon connected with tho Credit Mohillor transactions. Blaino jo a candidate for ro-olootion, and ho claims the support of at least two-thirds of iho old members of tho Forty-second Congress who havoboon ro-oloctod ; tho bal ance. being nothing but carpet-baggers and Pennsylvania Protectionists, aro claimed by Maynard, of Tennessee. Letters are already being sent by both thoso compotl ora to tho newly-elected Congressmen, soliciting their votes for those respective candidates to tho thlrd position in tho Government. Blaino s friends make tho point in his favor, first, that ho is not committed to any economical policy of legislation bo far as revenue is concerned; and, second, that ho opposed the ealary-increaso so far as it related to himself. Maynard commits himself boldly to tbo protoo tlvopolloy, and argues that Blaino s naraohns been mentioned with suspicious transactions in euoh a'way as to make his re-election os Speaker questionable In point, of party policy, to say nothing else. Maynard has nothing to say, eith er in condemnation of tho salary-grab or in c °iu* Sent on tho participants In the OrodU Mobllior. His friends give it to te un derstood that, In caso of his election, no signal changes would ho made in the chair manship of tho important House committees, save, perhaps, to strengthen the Ways pud Moans in tho direction of protection. Blaino. through his friends, on the contrary, is pledged to a policy which will destroy, all those who figured In tho Credit Mobilier transactions, or who woro prominent and Influential in bringing about tho salary-grab increase. Under this policy, Garfield, as Chairman of tho Appropriation Committee; Dawes, as head of tho Ways and Moans, and Scofield, as representative of the' Naval Com mittee,.would aU have to bo sacrificed. Bing ham, as Chairman of the Judic ory, not being ro-ofectod, is no longer In tho field, this position being temporarily sought by Bon Butler. Altogether tho complexion of tho next Houso, ao far os its loaders are concerned, is very com plicated, and tho fight for tho Speakership prom ises to bo extremely severe. Although every body concedes that Blaum will bo eventually 1 successful, tbo ultimate se lection of Chairman, which virtually decides tho leadership of the next House, prom ises to bo one of tho most exciting, hi a personal way, that has boon witnessed in this direction for some time. IHDIAS COSTBAOTB. Tho recent nwnrrt of contracts for furnishing supplies to tho Indiana, modo by tho Hoard of Indian Poaco Commissioners at Now York, haa created considerable dissatisfaction, especially among tho unsuccessful bidders. Charges aro made of favoritism, and it is oven hinted that a sort of religions ring hod been formed to take the place of tho old bureau ring. Tho spooiflo tangible charge publicly made is that tbo Commissioners in defiance of law, did not give tho contracts to tho lowest bidders, but selected certain favorites, friends of tho Commissioners, who were not tho lowest bidders. What truth there is in these charges remain to bo scon. They aro of so bonous a nature, however, that the Secre tory of tho Interior thought proper to Instruct the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to make on investigation of them, and to him it is alleged that bids wore rejected from perfectly responsible parties, the difference between such bids and those of successful parties amounting to several hundred thousand dollars; that is, tho .mount of money to ho oipoudod for aup plies is several hundred thousand dollars more than it would have been had tho lowest bids been accepted. Ex-Souator Harlan, who was Chairman of tho Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, commenting upon this subject, says it is duo to tho public that tho official acta of. Chris tian Commissioners, Superintendents and Indian Agents should bo os carefully supervised by tho Secretary of tho Interior os tho official conduct of those who mako no profession of Christianity and disinterested benovoleuco. If what they do is right and wise, the severest scruliny can do no harm, audif found to bo either unwise, indiscreet or improper they should bo tho first to sanction a correction. Should they manifieat undue sensi tiveness bn ibis point, it would be prima facie evidence that such supervision was needed, and the Secretary should not, and wo are sure ho wm not, shrink from tho discharge of his official duty in this respect. This Boards of Christian Commissioners was not authorized by Con frees, and tho churches were not invited y the President to nominate Indian Agents and Superintendents to shield tho head of the Department from official responsibility. They wore intended to bo helpers and not mas- Btors, and tho people will hold him responsible for the administration of his Department, and expeot him to oorroot any oversights or errors that his subordinates may commit, whenever they may oomo to his knowledge, without re gard to tho Christian professions of such offi cers. [2\» the Associated Press.} NAVAL ORDERS. Washington, May 14. —Commander Solfridgo, of tho Darien Expedition, has been ordered to duty as Assistant to tho Executive officer at the Boston Navy-Yard, and Liouts. Sullivan and Eaton, of tho same expedition, been granted throe months’ leave of absence. LEGAL-TENDERS. Outstanding legal-tenders, $850,841,051. , The President has made tho following ap pointments of Postmasters: Joseph F. Sexton, Ashtabula, O.: Mrs. Rachel Frillor, Farmer City, HI,; Geo. W. Matthews, Paw-Paw, Mich.; John Ballinger, Ballatin, Mo.; Daniel Fichthorne, Wa verly, la.; 8. E. Jackson, Ellsworth, Kan. will of the late chief justice. Tho lato Chief Justice Chase, left a will nam ing Gov. H. D. Cook as tho solo executor. No inventory has boon made of his estate, which, After a few bequests, is to bo divided between bis children, Mrs. Sprague and Mrs. Hoyt. GOVERNMENT SUIT AGAINST THE UNION PACIFIC. Hon. Aaron W. Perry, of Cincinnati, J. H. Ashton, and Thomas A. Jouckes, counsel em ployed by tho Government under tho recent act of Congress to institutologal proceedings against the Union Pacific Railroad Company and Credit Mobilier of America, having completed tho preparation of a bill in equity for that purpose, submitted it today to Atty.-Gon. ■William#, who approved and accepted it without alteration. It was determined, upon consultation, to file a bill in the United States Circuit Court at Hart ford, Conn. A number of iho largest stock holders in the Union Pacific and Credit Mobilier corporations aro residents of Connecticut, and will bo named as respondents in tho suit. won’t give it up. Treasurer Spinner states that tho published statement that Senator Hamlin had returned his increased pay to tho Treasury is incorrect. Ho still holds on to it THE REMAINS OF OHIFE JUSTICE CHASE wore removed from tho ohapol-vault of Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, yesterday afternoon, and interred in Gov. Cook's lot, from whence they will bo moved to Ohio at somo future day. Only Gov. Sprague, Gov. Cook, and a few other inti mate personal friends of tho deceased woro pres ent at tho interment. Serious Charges Against a Boston Broker* Boston, May 14.—Reports aro current that M. A. Coo. banker and broker, State street, has been raiding money by altering figures on stock certificates. It is alleged that ono aha*'* of the Old Colony Railroad stock and one of tho East ern Railroad were made to roprosont ono hun dred shares each, and pledged as collateral for an Increased amount. Tho matter k undergoing Investigation. Boston. May 14.—James A. Coo, charged with irregularities in State street, was arrested at his residence this afternoon. Among his alleged operations are tho raising of certificates of throo shores of the Michigan Central Railroad to throe 1 , 8b i iroß i two of tho Boston & Albany B&llroaa to two hundred shares, ono of tho East n** ? u ® hundred shores, two cortlfl °W Colony lUllroad f rora two to two hundred, and three certificates of one eharo to one hundred each. Tho Boston Water Power Company stock is alao said to have boon operated on In a similar manner. The altered certificates have boon used as collateral and it is supposed that about $200,000 have been fraudulently obtained. Firms already hoard from suffer to the extent of SIOO,OOO. The Third National Bank, in January last, loaned Coe $20,000, taking as collateral a certificate for 200 •bores of the Ola Colony Railroad stock, which now prbvoa to have boon rained from the gen uine certificate'for two shares. Coo, who was formerly oonnootod with the house of J. N. Flak, la about 06 years of ago, and bos heretofore sus tained an onviablo reputation. Ho is ano of the boat known men on tuo otroot, and is a member of tbo Brokers’ Board. NEW YORK. Stokcn* Counsel Obtain a Writ of JBr ror—Wlxon’N Caso*»Sato of n Portion of Hwood’A Property—City Railway Statistics* Special Dispatch to The Chicago TWBtme. New York, May 14.—'Tho statistics of Iho city atroot railways show that, in tho Aggregate, tho oars move 850,000 parsons ovory day In tho year, and employ 6,000 men and 0,000 horses. Bomo of tho roads made largo profits, while others do not pay at all, or aro worked with email profits. Tho average dividend of ’the Sixth Avenue Lino for 20 years has boon only B 0-10 per cent. Tho Third Avonuo Railroad is tho most profitable of all, and has lately paid dividends of 12 per cent upon its stock. Tho Fourth Avonuo road has never boon profitable, hut while tho Seventh Avonuo & University Flaco lino has only paid 8 per cent upon a valuation of $3,000,000. its property is not really worth more than §1,500,000. It is reported that Jay Gould has offered to giro 310,000 for tho prosecution of tho widow of Is nephew and William Rogers, in Cincinnati, should It bo shown by examination that they administered poison to him, as Jay Gould seems to hollevo. , , It is reported that a movement is in progress hero among tho merchants to receive money for Capt. Charles F, Hall. It Is probable that at least §12,000 to $15,000 will bo subscribed at once, A Washington private dispatch says Con gress at tho uoxt session will mako an appro priation to Hall’s family, If It bo necessary. {l\) the Associated Press. J New York, May 14.—Philip Strauss, of 535 Lexington avonuo, shot himself dead in his house yesterday. A few years ago his father loft him $75,000, all of which was lost in un lucky business ventures and stock speculations. STOKES. Tho Supremo Court, General Term, to-day granted a writ of error in tho case of Edward S. Stokes, upon stipulation by tho defense to take tho case at once to tho Slate Court of Appeals, now in session. „ . _ . , Five of tho Supremo Court Judges and tho Judge of tho Court of Appeals have refused a stay of proceedings in tho case of Nixon, who is to bo hanged on Friday. Gov. Dix also declines to interfere on tho ground that tho Judges have refused: also that tho murder of Pfeiffer was cruel, unprovoked and perfectly unjustifiable, and did not admit of any palliative features. Nixon's counsel will go to tho remainder of tho thirty-two Supremo Court Judges, or such of them as bo can reach before the sentence is carried into execution. Later —Mr. Howe, counsel for Nixon, obtained a writ of error from Judge rancher, and appli cation was mode to Judges Ingraham and Davis in tho Supremo Court, general term, for a stay of proceedings. Tho question was argued, and the Court reserved its decision. The Now York Central & Hudson River Rail road, yesterday, paid to United States Collector Bailey $421,000, tho balance of tho tax on tho scrip dividend, together with S2BO penalty. The Court of Appoas has sustained the deci sion of tho Now York Surrogate that tho United States cannot accept bequests of real estate, tho caso In issuo being thowillof Charles Fox giving half a million to tho Government to help pay tho National debt. Tho Bomi-annnol Convontion of Railroad Su perintendents of tho Southern roads, known as ho Railroad Association of America mot at tho St. Nicholas to-day. President Allen said their object was to secure rapid and cheap transpor tation with fair remuneration for those em ployed by railroad companies. Low rates must prevail, but at tbo same time transportation must increase, and improvements bo made in mahinory with an approximation to double track of steel rails. Several reports woro made by committees, which woro discussed and laid over. Thy proceeds of tho sale of Tweed’s property to-day amounted to $483,500. Tho cost of tho property to Tweed was $025,000. The Trustees sale of Walter Roche’s property for the benefit of tho late Guardian Savings Rank occurred to-day, realizing $07,000. Tho entire batch of 875,000 of tho now penny postal cards was sold yesterday before 4 o’clock, and to-day tho demand is still very groat ana general, another batch having boon rcolvcd dur ing tbo night. Tho Postmaster has made a re quisition on tho Department .for a batch of 1,000,000, as various firms have applied for cards by thousands. Tho majority of those put in tho mail yesterday boro on tho message side an ad vertisement. With this exception tho cards aro mostly employed as a medium for joking mes sages. THE PRESBYTERIANS. Three General Assemblies to Meet To- Ray—Programme of tho Northern Assembly* to moot in .Baltimore* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, Baltimore, Md., May 14.— T0-morrow three Presbyterian General Assemblies will bo organ ized in different sections of tho country, the Assembly of tho Northern Church in this city, the Southern Assembly in Little Rook, Ark., and the Cumberland Presbyterian in Huntsville, Ala. Resides thoso there is tho Assembly of tho Uni ted Presbyterian Church, which convenes in Philadelphia on May 23. Each of tbo Assemblies Is distinct from, and in somo measure antagonis tic to, the other three. Tho Northern Assembly is much larger and more influential than tho others combined, being tho highest judiciary of a Church whoso membership is not for from 600,000, and whoso contributions for benevolent objects amounted last year to more than $10,000,000. Arrangements for tho mooting of this bony have boon perfected by local commit toes, and already more than 100 delegates have arrived. This number will bo increased to 675 or GOO by to-morrow evening. All members of the Assembly aro considered guests of tho Pres byterian Church in Baltimore, and as such are assigned to private houses or hotels, and their bills aro paid from tbo general fand. Tho Assembly will moot in tho Central Pres byterian Church, an exceedingly plain building, erected eighteen years ago, by Dr. Stuart Rob inson, now of Louisville, and a loading man in tho Southern Church. Tho houso will afford seats for 1.200 persons on tho main floor, and for 800 more in the galleries. Tho pews aro low, heavy, and suggestive of tho backache. There is little decoration or embellishment about tho building, and tbo whole is a striking contrast to tho Fort Street Church, Detroit, in which tho Assembly mot last year. ' Tho order of exorcises and tho appointment of oommittoos, wo, of course, matters of conjec ture. It is only certain tho Assembly will bo called to order at 11 o’clock to-morrow morning, by Dr. J. Nlcolls. of St. Louis, tho retiring Mod erator, who will preach tho opening sermon. Hla theme will bo tho " Apostle’s Prayer,” of fered in the 17th Chapter of Luke : "And iho Apostles said unto tho Lord, 1 increase onr faith.’ ” At tho close of the sermon a Moderator will bo chosen, as this is tho highest office in the gift of tho Church, and as it has never yet boon and probably novor will bo hold twice by any ono clergyman, great interest attaches to the election. The caudidntoa thus far named are Dr. Henry Darling, of Albany, N. Y.; Dr. Howard Crosby, of New York City; Dr. Jas. Eells, of Cleveland, O.; and Dr. Ilorriok John son, of Philadelphia. The choice virtually lies between Lr. Darling and Dr. Crosby, with tho ahancos in favor of tho former. Dr. Eells, it is thought, is physically too weak a roan for tho position, while Dr. Johnson is too young and comes f romJPhiladolphia, which had tho Modera tor two years ago. When tho election has taken place, tho As sembly will perfect its organization, and thou adjourn to allow tho new Moderator an oppor tunity to appoint tho permanent committees. In tho evening a communion service will bo hold, contrary to the customary arrangement, in accordance with which the Assembly communion has not occurred until tho first Sunday of tho session or thereafter. Tills evening there is a prayer-mooting in tho Central Ouurcli, led by A. T. Pierson, of De troit, and Cyrus Dickson, of Now York. Mauy delegates aro in attendance. Ocean Steamship Nows* Liverpool, May 14.—Steamships Austrian, from Portland, ana Mosel, from Now York, ar rived out. New York, May 14.—Arrived—Steamship Hol satia, from Hamburg. Queenstown. May 14.—Arrived—Steamship Greece, from Now York. New York, May 14.—Arrived—Steamer Rus sia, from Liverpool. Death of a Valuable Horse* Peoria, 111.. May 14.—This evening St.John, one of Colonel Dowdall’s matched bays, died of colic. Bt. John was a thorough-bred, and could stop with his mate easily in throo minutes. Twelve hundred dollars had boon offered for him. Two thousand would not have purchased him, THE CHICAGO DAILY. TRIBUNE: THURSDAY, ,MAY 15, 1873. ST. LOUIS., Tlio Conuroeelonal Conforcnco»*«iilat of Coiiffrcaalonal mid Other Dole" gate* X>roaont*»«KloMolutlone Pre pared by the St* Louie merchants’ Kxvlmngo* Bt. Louis, Mo., May 14.— Tho Congressional Conference urns called io order shortly after 11 o’clock, Mayor Drown In the chair. Two or throo trains which woro delayed yesterday ar rived last night, bringing several more members of Congress, who took seats in the Conference this morning. A letter from President Grant was road, returning thanks for the. invitation, and rogrottlng tbat other arrangements prevent his attendance. Letters woro also received from Charles Bumuor and several other distinguished gentlemen, regretting their inability to be pres ent. The following is the substance of the resolu tions presented by Cnpt. James D. Dads, as ex pressive of tho views of tho Merchants* Ex change of this city, and by which body they wore unanimously approved t Tho first de clares that tbo deepening of tho mouth of the Mississippi Diver is of tbo very first importance tatho interests of tho entire Valley of tbo Missis sippi, and of great moment to tho whole coun try. The solution of this problem, we believe, will bo achieved by closing up all tho Inferior outlets of tho river, and condensing its waters by a system of jetties to one channel. By this moans a depth of at least twenty or twenty-two foot may bo obtained in tbo southwest pass, at an outlay insignificant, when compared with tho many millions that will bo annually saved to tbo country by tho work. When onoo accomplished, a small annual appropriation will suflloo to maintain tho required depth forever after wards. The second urges that In addition to tho re moval of snags, wrecks, and other obstructions from tho channel, a comprehensive system of improvements looking directly to tho permanent location and deepening of a channel through tho shoal places below Bt.Xouls, bo at once matured audinauguratod,*andthatadopthof eight foot bo determined as tho maximum to bo accom plished at first by tho proposed works. This will involve tho removal of probably not more than thirty bars or eboal places between this city and Now Orloons, and tho removal of a few dangerous rdoks obovo Cairo, nud would result in a saving a thousand-fold greater than tho original cost. Tho third declares that this plan Is suited for tbo improvement of tho Missouri, Illinois, .Ar kansas, Bed. Ohio. Tennessee, Cumberland, and many other important streams in tills valley, on each of which it should be applied on a scale commensurate with tho volume of the river and tho demands of tho commerce. The fourth declares that the improvement of tho upper and lower rapids of tho Mississippi should be vigorously prosecuted until tho navi gation of those parts of tho river are made safe and convenient, and that tbo improvements al ready commenced on all other rivers of this vol ley should bo energetically prosecuted to com pletion. The sixth directs that every practicable water route to the Gulf, to tho Atlantic Ocean, or to the groat lakes, which can bo opened ana made safe and convenient at a reasonable cost when compared with tho benefits to result from it In lessoning tbo expense of transporting tbo pro duce of this Valley to their various markets, should meet with favor from tho General Gov ernment, and receive tho unanimous support of every representative of this Valley in Congress. Tho seventh declares that tho vast commerce depending upon the Mississippi Diver for cheap transportation demands that no artificial ob struction bo permitted in Us channel except upon the most urgent necessity, and that no bridge should bo authorized across it below Bt. Louis, having spans over tbo stream of loss width than 600 foot, and a clear height of 76 above high water mark should be preserved under tbo cen ter of the channel-spans of fluoh bridge. The eighth suggests that in consequence of tho breaking down of several iron bridges witbla tho past few yoars.luvolving much loss of life,all bridges hereafter Wit on an important railroad route, should bo examined into by a competent commission, whoso duties and powers should bo defined by Congress, and without whoso exami nation and approval no plans for such proposed bridges should ho adopted. Tho ninth asks that tho navigation of our great water highways should bo relieved of the dangers and delays to which it is subjected by the many badly constructed railroad bridges on the Mississippi Diver, by requiring them to oo so modified as to lesson the number of accidents constantly occurring to river craft by collision with their piers, and that** general Bridge law bo passed oy Congress, which shall define the length and height of (heir spans and general control of the location and construction of such bridges in a manner to prevent unnecessary in jury to tho navigation of said rivers. Eleventh —That tho interests of this valley im peratively demand tho most economical moans of transportation to and from tho foreign mar kets of tho world, and tho safest and most dura ble class of steamers, barges, etc., for its inland water service, and that it should bo tho duty of each representative of this Valley in Congress to labor for tho removal of every artificial im pediment which interferes with such cheap ocean transportation, or which prevents the adoption of such safe and durable vessels for its inland navigation. Thirteenth —That wo emphatically declare that tbo Dovouuo laws should be so amended as to permit shipmasters to purchase ships wherever they can bo most cheaply procured. Fourteenth —That wo emphatically declare that the Dovouuo law which forbids registry to tho ship of on American citizen, simply because she was built in a foreign laud, ana thus compels him to float tho flag of another nation ovor his property, is a burdensome imposition upon tho people of this Valley, and is a policy only worthy of a past ego. Tbo fifteenth refers to tho foot that every civ ilized nation except our own uses iron hulls for vessels, and asks Congress to ascertain tho cause of this, and apply tho remedy. Tho sixteenth asks that tho laws bo so amend ed as to restore tho prestige of tho American commercial marine, and enable it to do Its sharo of tho carrying trade of the world, and that, if it is necessary that American Iron-masters must be shielded from foreign competition by laws which olloolually interdict iron steamers on the rivers of this valley, which drive Us products into English and Gorman ships on tbo ocean, there should bo some substantial Government encouragement given to tho construction of iron vessels and such Federal patronage as will sustain American steamship linos against this unequal competition, and thus lift our onoo groat mor- I chant marine fromitsdlsgracofulinferiority, and keep tbo lives and property of our people from being longer iraporrilod In wooden ships and floating tinder-boxes. Ex-Bouator John B. Henderson was introduced and delivered a lengthy speech, in which ho dis cussed tho causes which have brought about tho groat and imperative demand for increased tran sit facilities, and which lod to tho controversy now existing between stockholders and bond holders of railroads on tho one side and pro ducers and consumers on tho other. Ho explained under what circumstances many of tho railroads woro built, tK t , groat cost of construction, extravagant management, etc., and said the railroad companies must neces sarily pay their running expenses and moot tbo interests on their bonds or go into bankruptcy. Thoy also struggle to pay dividends to their stockholders. To do this their managers insist that thoy cannot afford to lesson tbo prices of transportation. Ho said Congress would soon have to meet those questions, and to treat thorn impartially would bo tho part of wiso statesman ship. Ho deprecated tho fixing of arbitrary schedules, in disregard of business experience, and the abolition of all competition In rates, un der the plan of abolishing distinctions between competing and non-competing points, Ac. There is no douut, ho said, that tho roatls In many in stances have violated their charters and usurped privileges not granted by law. Wherever this bo the case, legislative and judicial authority roust correct tho ovll. It is well that tho controversy has begun. It will attract public attention, and furnish a subject for tbo contem plation of tho statesman far moropiaotlcal and ennobling than tbo threadbare Issues of tho lato war. It looks to tho material interests of tho pooplo, and will inevitably bring in other important questions of political econ omy. Tho want of the West, thou, is transportation. Tbo railroads now constructed cauuot furnish sufficient facilities ; but by a foolish war on railroads and tho owners of railroads, wo drlvo capital into other chan nels, and shall have aggravated instead of miti gated tho railroad troubles. Ho thou spoke of tho Mississippi Diver as an avenue of communication, and said tho Govern ment, by expending ouo-twontlelh of tho money it has invested in Western railroads, could fur nish a depth of water sufficient to carry to tho seaboard tho increasing products at one-fourth tho present cost. When 1 speak of tho country I moan tho East and Went, tho North and Bouth. Ho also advocated the improvement of the tributaries oftho Mississippi Diver, and said tho streams east and west of tho Alle ghenies should bo connected by canals, and mentioned tho James Diver A Knnawaha Canal, tho projected canal, In Alabama and Georgia, and tho enlargement* of tho canal between Lake Michigan and the Illinois Divor, tho Niagara Canal, and other en terprises of a similar character, in all these prospects tho East and West are no loss inter- I estid than tho South.’.; !• „ ‘ . . Ha.thon gave a history of tho rise and feu of oilr national marine, and urged that some meas ures should bo devised to restore it to Its former eminence. Ho thought, however,-that, before I our commerce can bo ■ restored, Iho tariff j and currency systems would have to bo revised, but . <ho declined to discuss those ques tions. :Ho advocated tho construction J of throe iron shlp-bulldlng yards, one on tho At lantic, another on tho Mississippi River, and a third on tho raoiflo coast, for tho construction of Government vessels and ships for private In- 1 dividnals. Ho then gave a history of tho Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads, and showed how they bad violated their pledges and law in discriminating against tho Kansas Pacino, which is a branch road, and under tho law should bo operated os part of the main lino.. Judge Konnard, of Now Orleans, then spoke of tho obstructions at tho month of iho Mississippi River, showing, In a conclusive manner, what groat injury those aro to tho commerce of tho J volley and country, and how thojovll can bo 1 remedied by tho construction of Bt. Philips Canal, the feasibility of which is unquestioned. In 1 tho Convention to-day tho Congressional roll woe called, with a view to ascertaining what j members were present, and the ’ following an- Bworod to their names t _ _ Alabama—Senator Qoorgo 13. Spencer ; Con gressmen F. G. Bromberg, Charles 11. Pelham, John H. Caldwell. w Arkansas—Congressman w. G. Hynes. Georgia—Senator Thomas M. Norwood; Con gressmen James H. Blount, P. M. B. Young. I Illinois—Congressmen James D. ward, Charles B. Farwoll, H. O. Burohard, Franklin Corwin, O. L. Fort, M. Bsrroro, William H. Bay, R. M. Knapp, James O. Robinson, John Mo- Nulto, J. G. Cannon, J. S. Martin, W. R. Mor rison, Isaac Clements. Indiana—Congressmen W. E. Niblook, S. K. Wolfe, J. M. Wilson, Juo. Coburn, Thomas J. Cason, J. N. Tyror, Jasper Packard, Q. 8. Orth. lowa—Congressmen G. W. MoOrary, A. R. Cotton, W. Q. Donuan, H. O. Pratt, Wm. Lough- I ridgO, Jno. A. Kassou, Jackson Orr. I Kansas—Senator John J. Ingalls; Congress- I men D. P. Lowo, S. A. Cobb. . I Kentucky—Congressmen E. Grassland, O. W. Milllken, Jno. D. Young. Louisiana—Senator J. R. West; Congressmen J. H. Byphor, L. A. Sheldon, O. B. Darrol. Michigan—Congressmen M. W. Field, Qoorgo Willard, J. W. Bogolo, O. D. Conger, N. B. Brad ley, J. A. Huddol. Minnesota—Senator Alexander Ramsey. Mississippi—Congressmen Jas. O’Neil, Goorgo O. McKee, Jas. B. Lynch (colored). Missouri—Senator Lewis V. Bogy: Congress

men E. O. Stanard, Erastus Wells, W. H. Stone, R. A. Hatcher, R. P. Bland, H. B. Havens, T. T. Crittenden, A. Comings, J. O. Parker, John M. Glover. Now Hampshire—Congressman W. B. Small. Now Jersey— Congressmen J. A. Hazleton, Amos Clark, M. L. Word. Now York—Congressman David Wilbur. Ohio—Congressmen Milton Saylor, L. B. Guuoklo, 0. N. Lamison, L. T* Noal, William Lawrence, John Berry. Pennsylvania—Oongroßemon James D. Straw bridge. Tennessee—Senator Honry Cooper; Congress men William Crutchfield, W. O. Whitohorn. Texas—Senator J. W. Flannagan; Congress men D. O. Giddings, A. H. Willie. Virginia—Congressmen J. B. Sonor, John A. Smith, A. M. Davis, Thomas Whitehead, John T. Harris. Wisconsin—Congressmen O. G. Williams, G. W. Hazolton, J. A. Barber, p. A. Eldrlgdo, J. M. Buck, A. S. Mcdlll. There also is present Gov. .Woodson, of Mis souri; Gov. Noyes, of Ohio: Gov. Walker, of Virginia; Gov. Osborne, of Kansas; and Gov. Austin, of Minnesota. To-morrow tho session will bo given up to general discussion, and various gentlemen aro expected to express their viowa upon questions which have boon presented to them. Tho excursion to Texas will leave on Friday morning early, via tho Atlantic and Pacific Bona, stop at Springfield over night; and receive tho hospitalities of tho citizens, thence proceed next morning to Vonitn, and thence to Denison, Houston, and Galveston. Tho excursionists will number about 160, and will bo under tho charge of F. W. Dwyer, of tho Atlantic & Pacific Read. OMAHA. State Sunday School Convention— Troops for tho Protection of Frontier Settlers —An Accused Clergyman Seeks an Investigation Railroad * * Excursionists* - ‘ Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, Omaha, May 14. —Tho date for tbo assembling of tho State Sunday School Convontion which had boon fixed for Juno 10, has been indefinitely postponed. Brig.-Gon. Ord has issued orders for establish ing military companies at different points along the frontier to protect tho advance settlements, Two companies under Maj. Brishon, Second Cavalry, will bo stationed on the Lop River, near Goatsvillo, Nob. Tho Nebraska Pfcbb Association meet in this city tbo 20th inst. A loiter was received yesterday from tho Bor. Mr. Ruby, who was charged recently with hav ing eloped from this city with a married lady, who was a member of his congregation. Tho letter was dated Cleveland, Ohio. Ruby denies the truth of iho charges made against him, and says ho will start for Chicago immediately, whore ho will secure a sirict investigation. Forty Chinamen arrived here last evening from Texas, whore they have been employed on the Texas Paolflo Railroad. They intend to mako this their home. A shoemaker named Landsman has been miss ing since Saturday lost, and suspicions of foul play are entertained. A portion of tho Hayden Exploring Party passed through tho city to-day en routo to Colo rado. An excursion party consisting of Speaker Blaino, Horace F. Clark. John Duff, Augustus Scholl, of Now York, and other prominent rail road officials will arrive in this city to-morrow from tbo East. Convention of Railway master Me. clmulcs* Baltimore, May 14.— The Convention of Rail way Master Mechanics reassembled this morn ing, The report of tho Committee on compara tive values of anthraolto and bituminous coal and wood for generating steam In locomotive boilers was received. Tho report of the Com mittee on tho construction, operation, and costs of maintaining continuous train-brakes come up, but no one wished to discuss it. Tho report of tho Committee on relative cost of operating roads of gauges 8 foot 0 inches or loss, and thoso of the ordinary 4 feet gauge was called up, bat there was no report. Adjourned until evening. May 14.— At tho evening session of tho Master Mechanics’ Association, the report of the Committee on tho efficiency of chock or safety-chains on bnglno, tender, or car-trucks was road. They recommend chains, and a res olution was unanimously adopted as tho souse of the Convention that a safety-chain should bo affixed to all engines, tenders, and oars. The report of the Committee on Printing was road and adopted. Tho report on antl-friotloa valves was road and filed. Adjourned till to-morrow. Tho Labor Question* New York, May 14.—Tho workers on ladies’ boots in this olty propose to strike should they not get an increase of 25 couts a pair. New York. May 14.—Tho strike of tho Brook lyn gasmen still continues, and, notwithstanding tho utmost efforts, tho Company are unable to furnish gas enough to light tho street-lamps in their district, which covers tho richest and most Eopulous part of the city. Last night tbo men old a mooting, and a number of addresses woro delivered, tho purport of which was that tho men woro willing to go hack and work at Now York rates, provided they got tho same privileges as tho Now York workmen have. Quedeo, May 11.—All tho stevedores and battoaux men struck to-day for 'higher wages. The streets woro thronged with them, and an exciting time is expected. A dispatch from Pasobalo says tho bay is full of Ice, and a heavy snow-storm prevails. New York, May 14.—Tho strike of tho Brook lyn gas men has ended. Tho companies agree to pay tho strikers tho same wages os are given In Now York, and they will return to work. Tho horseshoera* strike in Brooklyn is at an ond. tho employers having conceded tho demands of the men. The Cedar Rapids Murder Mystery* Dubuque, lowa, May 14.—At Cedar Rapids, lowa, to-day, tho evidence given concerning tho murder of Mrs. Frank Masma, fails to de velop any new light as to who tho assassin was, or what his motive for committing tho deed was. Not tho least trace of evidence can bo found. Tho evidence before the Coroner’s jury shows tho home of this fearful tragedy to bo ono of domestic peace and happiness. Mr. Mosina tes tifies {hat when he a man wm #Undln« at tho corner of tho bod, and bo naked what was wanted; Tho only reply wan a shot, striking his wife book of the oar and killing hor Instantly. Ho says bis wife was on tbo front side of tho bod, -DO not know how oho was• lying at tho time sho awoke. Do not know whothor it was a pistol or a gun. Bays ho has had no trouble with any man in Amotion hut ono, named Joseph Suskoia, but has long sluoo Bottled tho difficulty. Baw the man, but through tho smoko. I could not toll if ho was a largo or a small man. It sooms from Maalna’s testimony that It would bo' impossible that his wlfo could ho shot in tho po sition in which sho was lying uulobb sho rateod hor head when tho shot was fired. Tho wholo thing is still wrapped in mystery, and will bo for eovoral days yot. Tho Coroners jury adjouruod until Saturday. MADISON. Land-Grant Decision—Correction— Personal* Special IHwateh to Thu CMcafjo Tribune, M&dison, Wls., May 14.—Gov. Washburn hav ing asked of tho Attornoy-Qonoral of Wiaoonsln a ro-oxamination of tbo olaims of tho Wisconsin Central Railroad Company to land, In view of tho rooont opinion of tho United States Attornoy- Qonoral, ho has given an olaborato opinion, to tho oitoot that tho Company was not entitled to tho Governor’s certificate for constructing sec tions of tho land-grant road unloas it complied with tho conditions of tho grant by building from Portago to Stovons Point, clearly showing that no other construction is consistent with tho history and manifest purpose of legislation on tho subject. Up to this evening tho Govornoi lias rocetvod no such notice of tbo rejection of tho St. Orolz & Superior land-grant by tho Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad Company, as it was stated in a Sretondod dispatch, novor sent from boro, to tho lilwaukoo A r oics. It is boliovod that tho Jfewa' statement was inspired by the St. Paul managers, however, and it is calling out somo vory severe comments of tho press and public mou. Two or throe suspended sophomores of tho Btato University having been ordered out of tho rooms of tho university buildings, vmloh they had continued to occupy, various scholastic dem onstrations of displeasure wore made by sympo* tbizlng students last night. Gov. Washburn expects to accept tho invita tion to attend tho Chicago rebuilding jubiloo. SPRINGFIELD. Changes in the School of Illinois —A Wager Adjudicatcd-Actlng-Gov ernor Early* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. SrnrNQFiELD, IU. t May 14.—Tbo Hon. Newton Bateman, in a circular-letter states, tbo changes made in the School law by tho last General As sembly to bo: 1. Prom and after July 1, 1673, any woman, married or single, of tho ago of 21 years and upwards, and passing tbo qualifica tions prescribed for men, will bo eligible to any office under tho General or Special School laws of this State. 2. Tho 2-mill State school tax is superseded by a direct appropriation of tho specific sum of $1,000,000 annually, as a State fund for school purposes, to bo raised by a gen eral tax with other State revenues. It will bo remembered that these dispatches noted some time slnco that Hon. Charles Blco. of this city, bad brought suit against Samuel Jones, also of this city, to'rocovor SSO, which ho had as stako-holdor in a bet. wherein Mr. llico wagered that tho Democrats would carry In diana. Bice claimed tho money on tho election of Hendricks, and ho obtained judgment before Judge McOlomand for tho amount of the stakes. Senator Early reached hero this morning, and entered upon the discharge of his duties as Acting Governor. Ho signed onumbor of official papers to-day, and otherwise demeaned himself as a Governor should. DETROIT, Election Returns—lflunlcr Trial* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. Detroit, Mich., May 14.—'Tho official can vass ot Lansing to-day gives Ohristianoy, for Chief Justice, 140,784, with 80 scattering, including 1 for Mrs. Goodaoll; for Regents of the University, Edward O. Walker, 83,400; Andrew Climio, 83,771? Duane Doty, 62,032; Andrew M. Pitch, 44,439. There wore 70G mis- S* ' 3d tickets for Walker. 50 for Doty* 4,288 for 0,-and 0,461 for Pitch. In addition there worn 1,217 for tho Torn poranco .candidate, 0nd.44. scattering. In tho Wayno Circuit Court this morning, tbo trial of Ella Fosdlck, Baohol Barlow, and Ida Barlow, of Sumpter, charged with murder, was commenced. On Nov. 15, Mrs. Fosdiok gave birth to a child, which it is alleged was subse quently strangled by tbo defendants. LA SALLE. Burglars ut Work* Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune. LaSalle, May 14.—Tho roßidonoo of Thomas Graham, a laborer of this city, was secretly en tered yesterday afternoon, and robbed of S7OO, which ho had hidden under a trunk. Mrs. Q, and a neighboring lady wore in another part of the house when the robbery was committed. The residence of D. B. Fox, a tobacconist of this city, was burglariously entered last night, ond a valuable silver watch carried off, A gold watch hanging near the oilvor watch, belonging to Mrs. Fox, escaped the notice of tho thief. Fatal Boiler Explosion at South Uuiub Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, South Bend, Ind., Stay 14.—A small station ary engine boiler, used to run tho bloat for E. j. Beech’s foundry, exploded this afternoon at 6 o’clock, tho boiler being carried into the air and some forty feet to tho south, dropping through tho foundry roof, kill ing instantly Louis Cazad, who was engaged in filling the cupola, and breaking a log of Truman Buck, a lad of about 12 years. The engine was torn from the boiler, and hurled over buildings about 250 foot, a piece going about 500 foot, and through a window of tho Birdsoll Manufacturing Company. Tho boiler bad no steam-gauge on, and no knowledge of tho amount of steam at tho time is had. Fires* Aylmer, Canada, Mayl4.— A Are to-day de stroyed tho O'Boilly Hotel, Hodgin’s variety store and Hall's hotel. Loss, $25,000. Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribune, lowa City, la., May 14.—About 10 o’clock last evening James Berry's residence, in tho south ern part of tho town, took Aro. Berry and fami ly wore in bod, ond hod a very narrow escape from being burned alive.. Nothing waa saved but one trunk. Partially insured. John Miller's stove and tin store caught firo at 0:80 this evening, and but for timely discovery would have caused a largo Are, as it is situated in a frame row. Death of a Duelist* Richmond, Va., May 14.— John B. Mordocal, oqo of tbo principals in tho Into duol, died to night in great agony. Tho State law holds McCarty, tho other principal, amenable for mur der in tho first degree, and tbo seconds, William L. Rohall, W. B. Tabb, W, B. Trigg, and J. 8. Meredith as accessories before the fact. They will all bo roarrostod, and probably committed without bait, tbo crimo being a capital ono. Reduction of Towing Ratos on tlio Illinois and Michigan Canal* LaSalle, 111., May 14.—Illinois River and Illi nois and Michigan Canal men will bo pleased to loam that tho towing Arm of Bronson & Co., commonly known os tho Big Lino, havo reduced tho prico of towing from LaSalle to Bridgeport from $35 to S2O, Murder and Suicide in Mclfleiir> County* Elgin, II!., May 14.—Robert Harrison, aged 70, a fanner living throe miles west of Ringwood, Mollonry County, on Sunday morning cut his wife's throat, and also Ids own, both being found dead by tho neighbors on Monday. Ho made his will. Domestic troubles wore tho cause. Vcnsols Passed Detroit* Detroit, Mich., May 14.—Paused Down—Props Now York, Mury Jarcckl and barge, Mayllowor and barges and Cbainplaln; barks S. V, It, Watson, and Oiivullor: sebrs Lucy OlarM, Pbenlx, Pomeroy, York State, Avery, Tempest, W. F. Allen, Carrier. Nerd}’ west, 0, I*. Winch, Oaraorou, Nevada, and dorm Paused Up—Props Oneida, Pacific, Winslow, Fayette, and St. Clair; eohr Schuylkill. Winu—Northwest. Nportmg Matter*. DitiMloh to Tho CMeaao iyibun«. Touonto, May 14. —Forty of the best marks men in Ontario commence a competition for the selection to tho Canadian team for tho Wimble don Dutchess, at tho Garrison Commons, to-uay. Tho firing will continue throe da) a, thirty shot pef day, at 200, 600, and 000 yards, Tho best fif- toon aggregate scores Trill go to Ottawa, and moot an equal number from each, of the other provinces, and tho boat twenty of thoao will con* stituto tbo teams. The Canadian team last year won tho imperial challenge onn in competing with tho volunteers of Groat Britain, India, and the British Colonies. Philadelphia. May 14 .—Tho Philadelphia Baso-BMI Club to-day defeated tbo Athletics In IB innings, by a score of Cto 4. , Washington, May 14.—Base Ball 1 Mutuals, 0 { Washingtons, 2. AT IT AGAIN. A German named Franz Dorro, a painter by trade, who recently immigrated to Chicago, from bis fatherland, attempted to commit sui cide In tho saloon of Peter Mulmofor on Divi sion street, near Sedgwick, at 11 o'clock last night, ' by cutting his throat with a razor. Tho saloon-keeper prevented him. by grasping his arm, as ho was about to make the fatal gash. Dom was somewhat intoxicated at tho time. Ho was handed over to tho police, and taken to tho Larraboo Street Police Station. Cause of the attempt, no monoy and no work. Burglars nt Work. Special Diopatah to The Chicago Tribune. Ypsilanti, Mich., May 14.—Pickpockets robbed tho furniture store of a Gorman named Pambla of $325. They are following White's Groat East ern Circus, and wore successful in Jackson In & larger sum. While one of tho professionals en gaged the proprietor’s attention, his accomplice rilled tho money-drawer. Several arrests wore made, but nothing definite was ascertained as to tho guilty parties. BIRTHS. BLATnyOOD-On Tuesday, May ID, at 218 Vlno-it,, am. 11. Blattwood, of aeon. MARRIAGES. GIBBS—MULFORD—At St. Mary's Cathedral, Mem phis, Tonn.. May 7, IB7D, by tho Right Rot. Bishop Qulntanl, Mr. .Tamos 6. Qlbbs, of Ohioago, and Mrs. Rowona Mutford. BELL—BUURMAN—In this city, on Hlh Imt., at tho rnsldenqo of tho bride’s parents, by tho Hot. W. 11, Ryder, D. D., Mr. Elwln L. 801 l and Miss Franco* Ella Bhennan, oldest daughter of Pen. IT. T. Bhonuan. DEATHS. CARROLL—May 14, Thomas Carroll, aaod 85. Funeral to-day, the 16th, from 90 North LaHallo-at., at 10 o'clock. Carnages to Calvary. LODlNO—Wednesday, May 14, Ilatllo M., Infant daughter of Charles 8. and Katlo A. Lodlng. PATTERSON—May 18, at 8:80 p. in., Beniamin F, Bntler Patterson, of pneumonia, Infant son of W. R, and Bello Patterson. COFFINO—At his residence, on tho 14th Inst., Judge Churchill Oof Ting, late of Peru, 111, Services onThuraday,at3i3o o’clock, at 860 Mlchlgan-av. ORYIS-Tn thU city, May 14. 1873, Wilford Dorlllo, in* fantson of O. D. and Annie 1). Orris, aged 1 year, 8 months, and S3 days. Funeral from 747 Wabasb-av., Friday, at 10:80 o'clock, a. m. PRENDEROAST-AtNo. 101 Sampson-st., Mar 19, of £ regressive muscular atrophy, Thomas Prondorgast, aged I years. LYNCH—At No. 00 Ohlo-at, May 13, of bronchitis, Martin Lynch, aged 4 months. OARROLL-At No. 1001 Mllwaukoe'-ar., May 19, An. drew W.O arroll, aged 2 years. Accidentally drowned. DILLON—At No. 714 South Ilalatod-st.. May 11, of motro-porltonltls, Catherine Dillon, agod 87 yean and 6 months. MERRILL—At No. 2330ampboll-av., May 11, of puer peral fever, Elizabeth Morrill, aged 48 years. BRYANT-At No. 81 O'Brlcn-st., hlar 14, of bom orrhago of tho lungs, John Bryant, agod 81 years. LUTKIN—On May 19, of peritonitis, P. O. Latkln, in the 6ts. year of bis ago* P r Racloo papers ploaso copy. WATCHES, JEWELRY, &o. AMERICMS VISITING EUROPE ■Will find at onr house, in Paris, a salesroom with a choice se lection of DIAMONDS, GEMS. FINE JEWELRY, WATCHES, BRONZES, FANCY GOODS, ate., and at our Watch Manufactory, at Geneva, a stock of WATCHES,- CHAINS, and JEWELRY. TIFFANY & CO., Union-spare, New York. In Geneva--! 0 Grand Huai. In London—29 Argyll-st., Regent-st, W, In Paris —Tiffany, Reed & Co., 57 Rue Ohateaudun. AUCTION SALES. By GEO. P. GOXU3 «& CO., 32, 21, and 26 East Randolph-st, AT AUCTION AT 0 O’CLOCK. Crockery and Glassware. 13 eratos W. O. Ware. 100 toilet aots(W. O.) 200 seta caps and aauoors. 80 p.ok.ffo. OCJ.OOK. Household Furniture. Carpels and stoves, parlor and chamber fm nltnrc. wardrobes, marble-top bureaus and core modes, bedsteads, sofas, lounges, moat satoi chain, rockers, mattresses, lea-cheats, 76 wa nut and oak extension tables (In white), 12 walnu chamber seta (In white), 6 walnut (now) chamber soli with drosaing case (In white), 100 spring bods. AT 11 O'CLOCK. 100 baggies and harnesses. , , , On Saturday, May 17. at 9 o’clock. GKO. P. GORE A CO.. Auctioneers.. SEWING MACHINES. For sale-a guover a baker sewing-ma. ehlno: silver-plated, equal to now. In perfect order; coil S7O; price, $25. Dwelling 7 Hast Klghteemh-at. n ROVER A BAKER’S BEWINO-MACUINES-CEN u era! office, 160 Stato-st.; branch oUloe, U72 Wabash nr. Persons having old Orovor A Baker sowlug-msoblnos arc invited to call and boo tho now improvements, and bear somotblng to their advantage. SINQER“BEWINO MACHINES—WEST RIDE OF- Hoo of NICHOLS A PEARSON, 144 South llolatod-st. Machines sold or rontodou easy monthly payments, and sowing gtvon when required. SINGER SEWING MAOIIINES-NOUTII SIDE OF fico, No. 134 North Olark-st., corner Ohio. Machines sold or rented on easy monthly payments; open evenings. Tint NEW FLORENCE SEWING MAOIIINE-WB call apodal attention to rocont Improvement* made la tho Florence, aleo to tho now ami elegant stylos of cases added to our list. To meet tho down of those preferring a machine feeding tho work away from tho operator, wo have made No«. 11l and 14, which oomblno tho desirable features to bo found In maohlno* made by others, with nil tho peculiar excellencies of tho Florence. WM. H. SHARP A CO., Qouoral Agents, 2M SUto-it., Chicago. WANTED OANVABSHUS FOR fIIiWINQ-MA* chlnofl, both nialo hmi female, to call ond examine the now Perkins Eureka Uuillor. It sells rapidly, and at a largo margin. Agent* wauled for orcry city and town la the Unitotl States. O. 0. CJUASE, General Agent, 160 Stato-at. WHEELER ft WILSON SEWING MACHINES, tho dow improved Bold or rontod on easy monthly payments. BURNHAM ft FLANNERY, City Agents, Ollico 156 Htato-st. FOUND. FOUND-A ROAN HOUSE, ON MAY 7. ON THE earner of Canal and Ilarhcr-ats., with a lump on bis nook; high hip; along, heavy tall, white stripoou hi* fore* head. Can be found at 66 Calhorlno-st. by paying ox pomoi. Found-tiir man that left his pocket. bunk, ooniaining nnmoyand tlokot, on tho counter, at 189 Erlo-at.,_oan have It by calling for It. F*“ OUND-bN LTBALLE-STi A STORE KEY. CALL at No. P. City Hall. ii?OUNb-A NEWFOUNDLAND DOG, WHICH Till X’ owner can have by calling at 800 Cottage Orovo ar., li moat market. rfiAKEN UP—A STRAY HOUSE. APPLY 65 DIX -1 oii-et. BUILDING MATERIAL. T UMBER FOR SALK-AIIOUT 30,000 .FEETJOIST, Xj abosldawalk lumber and square timber; also sorao brick; all cheap for cash, or will oxohaogo fur real. estate. Apply K It. WILSON. 77 South Olark st., from 12 to I. inn nnnbbiok forsale atmpkrmdb -lUU.UUU llvorod. B» F. HEAD. !2iiClark-st. _ HOUSEHOLD GOODS. AND LEASE, 873 MICH- X' igun-av., near Twelflh-st. Furniture all now. Alrna)-LAbll!H TO see thk paulou bed, sofa and bod oumbluod; also those having babies to taka oaro of to iso tho parlor awing. S6J Welt Modi* sua-st. PERSONAL. •pitIISONAI, - WII.I, TUB YOUNG LADY WHO X rocognißod llio younger of two uontlomon in * Maul »uu itroul ttAga (going oast) last evening about 100 clock •ond her addroH. or noto elating wbero aa interflow can bo obtained, to a 4, Tribuuu othco ? PKIISONAIi - MONDAY BNKNINOi OOTTAGI! Grovo oars; 6 o’clock p. w. Flomo loud ftddrcii tlirniivli l’<wt-Umoo« W* W* W« AUCTION SAX.ES. By|WM. A. BUTTERS & CO. ON THUKSBAY, MAY 15, o-ooids, Beady-Mado Clothing, , Straw Goode, Carpeting, Boots and Shoes, &0., AT AtrOTION, "I!'™“''' .t is ,„d a 1 WM. A. BUTTERS A OQ.. Auctioneers. The Finest Carriage 1 isr amcAO-o. 0 A FRENCH OIIAIUOT, llnnd In JUoh Ottawa Satin, madn In thn host manner by Baldwin, of Now York, and cost 49,800. A HOHTON UOOKAWAY, lint-olas. wntk. A HOHTON PAIUII.Y CAUUYAI.I,. DOl4 CART, with Loathor Shifting Top, Platform Yolo, and Shaft.. HELD AS COLLATERAL, BE SOLO AT ATJCTXO3ST, $> SH "‘.W ,nn FRIDAY MORNING. WoIt , WSiLV.fKt.“ 8R ‘' 1 " “ o,ttta " *»»»• No ; ~WM. A. BUTTERS A CO., Auctioneers. AUCTION SAM OF, la* TTRWII'UnB, linen, China, Class, Painting*, of a 12-roomod hoa*o, all now wltlun tnolaatak mnntlis, on tho promlios. No. 229 i'IHOAY, May 18, atfltfo’olook. without 100 slightest rcsorTo. WM. A. IHJTTERB A OQ., Auctlonoan. Butters & Co.’s Saturday Sale Household Furniture, On SATURDAY, May 17, at 10 o'clock, at 6S and 67 South Canal-at. WM. A. BUTTERS A UP.. Auctioneer*. aHEID IT S .A-LE, May 20,21 dnd 22; The Entire Finite' of tie Tremont House -A.T -A.TJCTIO3NT, By'WM. A. BUTTERS A CO., on tho promises, corner BLEEPING ROOMS, DINING ROOM, KITCHEN, LAUNDRY, DIIiL.IARD.ROOM, OFFICE. SI,OOO and under, cash; over SI,OOO nnd under $3,000. 4 months; over $3,000 and undor $6,000, 6and9months: over $5,000, 13 and 16 months. All notes bearing 8 per cent Interest per annum, with approved security. . „ DEPOSITS. A sufficient amount to secure tho prompt settlement of hllli wUI bn required from EVERY PURCHASER. FOR INSPECTION. Tho hooao wUI bo opou on Saturday and Monday before tho sale. _ , . HOTEL FOR RENT. Tho Mlehlgan-ar. part with 76 rooms, and Congress Hall with 60 rooms, will bo rented separately or together, at a low rent. JOHN D. DRAKE, Proprietor. WM. A. BUTTERS A: CO.. A«ct>rs. By BLISON & FOSTER. THE~SALE or 1 -A-T ATJOTJOIST, WILL BE CONTINUED At Store 1 948 ffatesl-ai, Oomor Twenty-flrat-st., This, Thursday, Afternoon and Evening, May 15, at 21-2 and 7 1-2 o’clock. Friday Morning, May 16; LARGE ASSORTMENT Hortfllil Fnrnitee, -A.T 1 3 FRIDAY MORNING, May ’ 16, at 9>5 o’clock, at ouj Salesroom, 87Markct-st. ELISON A FOSTER. Auctioneer* HOUSE AND LOT, With Elegant Grounds, NO. 581 HUBBAED-ST.. At Auction, On Saturday Morning, May 24, at 10 o'clock House two-story frame, with brick basement; lot 100 foot front on Hubbard-st., by 217 feet deep on Wood-st.; Grdandsfittoduplnsplendid stylo. Tblsproportyhasboca occupied for several years past by Frantz Arnold, Esq. TERMS OF SALE GASH, TITLE PERFEOT. For Information regarding tbo property apply to WILL IAM ANDREWS, Room No. 15,162 LaflnUo-at. ELISON A FOSTER. Auctioneers. By TAYI.OK & HARRISON. Carriages, Open Boggles, and Beal Wagons, and 40 Sets Single Harnesc, AT* AUCTION, this morning at 10 o'clock, at 81 and 83 South Oanal-sfc., by TAYLOR A HARRISON, Auctioneers. IMPORTANT SALE OP HI Class Oil fillip. At No. 189 West Madison-st., Commencing Saturday, May 17, at 21-2 and 71-2 o’clock p. m. This collodion embraces many Quo works by noted and reliable artists, such as O. W. Knapp, B. Wentworth, Quiliminot, B. Fenwick, Wn. Collins, H, Muller, O. Jacobson, B. Eugene, Hy. Boeso, A. White, B. Bhoner, w.W. Boyle, Xi. Dormeutz, I And otho»* r * Artists. 18, and until time thor Celebrated - blbitioa Friday, May loguc*. Paintings on ext of sale, witboMalc TA’ IYLOIt ft HARRIS! TWO MILLION DOLLARS. GREAT CLOSING OUT. TRUSTEES’ SALE REMAP PERSOMLPROPERTI liolonglng to tho OIIIOAOO LAND COMPANY. AT PUBLIC AUCTION. On weflnesflay, tin 18th day o( June, 1873. By Iho arllolos of tho anoolatlon of said Company, It U provided that all tho property In tho hand* of the Trustee* In tho month of Juno, 1673, mint bo lold at auction foi ° tS'g '7. C .Ur° oraSJilT loonto.l In Iho CITY OF OKI. OAGO. andU valued at $1,800,000, and composed largely of rlvor and canal frontage, docked and ready for immedi ate mo, Abo, a largo number of vacant lot* In the Imtno dlato vicinity of tho docks, all woll adapted for business * ) T?ie*Utlo to this properly la unquestioned, having boon hold and owned by the Association for twenty years. Tho personal property consists of notes bearing 7 per cent Interest, having from one to nvoyoarato run, and amounting to about $700,000., These notes wore received for deferred payments on land bought from tho Company br tho makers thereof, and tholr payment Is secured by mortgago on tho samo. TERMS OF BALE, CASH. Tho nononal property will bo ready for transfer and delivery Immediately after tho sale. Purchaser* of realty will bo required to make a deposit on tho day of salo of 10 per cent on tho amount of tholrpurohaso, thobalanou to bo paid within thirty days, eras soouaftor tho aalo as deeds can bo made and domorod, MAHLON D. OGDEN. h. 8. BEECHER. GEORGE WATSON, Chicago, March ID, 1879. Trustee*. 11. B.TJoaui:, Secretary, _ Uttloti with Ogden, Sheldon ft Co., Boom 91, No, 173 La* Ballo-st. TO LEASE. mo LBABU-DOOK JLOT 160 FRET ON UIVKR. i. juit north of Twonlj-Bocoml-sl, bridge, and now oo* ouplod by Daniel Uoglo an & coal-yard. Apply {abate* menu nnrth***t Anm«r nf Uadlioa and Dtarbom-tte* )N, Auctioneers.

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