Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 16, 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 16, 1873 Page 4
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TERMS OF THE TRIBUNE. mum or srßflcntPTtOM (tatad:.* in adtanoi). > Parts of a year at the imho rate. To prevent delay and mUtnkns, bo ante and giro Poit Office addreta In full, Including Slate nnd Count/. nomlltanooßinajboniario'oUliorbydraft, oinraat, Port Office order. or in reglutorod lollorr, at nur mu. , TBiiMS to cut BunsciunKna. • delivered, Sunday executed. 25 couta por week. *'rfc. u,o ” A s, «aw 1 Cornet Madltonaml Dearborn-ati.. Chicago. 111. . TO DAY'S AMUSEMENTS. HOOLRT’fI THEATRR—Randolph atroot, between- Clark ami LaSalle. “llUka." • MOVIOKKR’B TIIBATHR-Madlion aUoot, between Dearborn and blnto. Kiigagomvut ot Kdma Adams. •'Tho lacoDslAQt." MYERS* OPERA-HOUSE—Monroo street, between Buna and Dearborn.. Kilty Blanchard Burlesque Com r*ay “Bad Ulokoy," . AOADEMV, OK MU6TO llalntod atroot. between Mndiion nnd Monroe. Josh llari'a Theatre Comlquo Combination. AIKKN’S THEATRE—Wabash avenue, corner of Con* gross street. Ban Frauolioo Minstrels. FOREPAUGIPS CIRCUS—State street, corner of Twenty-sooond OLOBR THEATRE—Doaplalnta atroot. between Madt a on, and Washington, ' Engagement of MJsa Carlo tta Stanley. "Urlrao! or, Bocrata of City Ufo." AMPIimiRATHR—CUnIoQ street' between Randolph and WaiblUßton. Vanok, tbo I*fo«tiditfltatt>ur. ■ Ofriktne. Friday Morning, May 10» 1873. Tbo Post-Offleo nulborltioa bavo called on tbo manufacturers of postal cards for a further supply of 3,215,000. President Grant and Gon. Bhoridon wore pros* ent at the reunion of tho Grand Army of tbo JBepublio, at Now Haven, yesterday. An additional refinement of criminal nomen clature is proposed by tbo Now York Senate, which subdivides tbo crime of murder—hitherto the highest grade of homicide—lnto two do-_ grooa. . . . The St. Louis Couf.rCsalpnaTConception has adopted a reaolution''t6 the oiloil that It has boon generously entertained by St. Louis, and that it .thinks tho subjects on which it has been so elo quently addressed by tho citizens of that oily wight to receive the attention of Cougreaa. Tho suits against tho Union Pacific Hallway and tho Credit MobiHor aro to bo conducted by the counsel of tho Government on tho ground., that tho original subscriptions to tho soad \£6fo never really paid; that the rocoipio given for them wore fraudulent; and that tUn .dividends of bonds, stock, and cash paid on,thorn wore misap propriated and muet be accounted for. At the Episcopal'CJonvontion in Boston, yes terday, the Bov. Dr. Paddock was ohoacft Bishop of Massachusetts. His competitor* Dr. DoKovon, would probably have received the, election had ho not boon ohjociibiiablo, to tlu* laity on account of his belief In tho porewA* presence of Christ in the (‘Jomonta. of tluj, \\v*- fiacrambnt. ‘ ... '* Lusignanb. Who, murdered bis wifo mariVd infidelity, w ftt jjistown, N. i. To-dw, Ww» of Nmy and O'Noll, ot this. • > , . 7 O'NiU oonfaaaca tto. • .«»*» b ° “T I aaya that hui&* ’ no murdered Hoxtord, and totaaw »t white uuder tho tho comb,nod «£, • *■' jt whiaky, and a woman of 111-tamo bad boon tho companion of himaclt and Ida victim. «——— rho General 'Assembly of tho Northern Hroa byloriau Church la now in action at Baltimore, The Southern ABBombly la mooting at Littte Bock Aik., and tho Cumberland Assembly at HuntavUlo, Ala. Three hundrod and eoyonly- Cvo dologates aro proaont ot Boltimoro. The Bloollou of Moderator, to which great interest attaches, aa it la the highest olllco in the gift of tho Church, resulted in the choice of tho Rev. Dr. Howard Crosby, of Now York. Allibo flftloon-koopora woro informed by tUo police, yesterday, that the U o’clock ordi nance AM iu operation, anil that thou* places must bo cloboil by that . time. Most of tho dealers complied with the notifi cation, but, for tho purpose of making a teat caao, ouo of tho moat prominent aaloon-koopora in tho city refused to oloao his oatabllahmont, and was nrroatod at 11 o’clock last night. It la Lla intention to carry tho matter to tho Supremo Court for final decision. A solution of tho transportation question was offered yesterday by President Alien, of the Hall way Association now mooting in Now York, and consisting of Superintendents of Southern rail ways. Ho said the farmers must bo flanked by according them os many of their demands aspoa alble without Injuring railway interests. Up to tho point of loss, tho railways must reduce their rates os much ao possible. This is certainly a lino of attack by which tho farmers can ho flank ed without being defeated, and by which both contestants might gain tho victory. Tho system of grain inspection fastened on tho Chicago Inspectors by tho State Legislature Booms to bo creating more and more dissatisfac tion among tho shippers along tho canal. Yes terday tho shippers of Joliet, Peru, and inter vening places mot and resolved that they would escape tho grievance of which Ihoy complain by sending their groin East by tho Joliet Cut-off. Tills mauy of them havo already begun to do, and to what extent appears from tho statement that one hundred car-loads of grain wore shipped In this way by one Aim in four days. Tho Canada Pacific Kailway Investigating Committee, which has neglected to moot for Bovoral days, has boon peremptorily ordered by the Dominion Parliament to reassemble. This action la caused by tho discovery of some letters which glvo tangibility to tho charges of corrup tion against Sir Hugh Allan, tho President of tho Canada Pacific Hallway. It is said Ihoy provo that tho Oovornruonl awarded him and bis associates tho contract for building tho road in aouaUlocatloa of thoir expenditure of $360,000 to carry tho elections for tho Oovornmout. Thoro can ho no doubt that tho Carlisle, at tho battle of Puolto do Eraul, on tho oth Inst., gained a great victory,—a victory all the greater beeauso it was snatched from defeat. Thoir Gen. Dorro gat&y bad the nerve to turn upon tho Govern most troops at the end of a four days’ retreat, In which they had pursued him bo hotly that tu ■lxty hours bis soldiers bad buttwdlro hours’ roat. Tho decisive moment of the conflict was the charge of Dorregoray’s chosen cavalry, composed almost wholly of the eons of tho Catholic nobility, which swept tho troops off the field. In bis official report, Gen. porreiarar outs the loss of tho BooubUcws at 112 killed, 800 wounded, ami 00 prisoners. Ho lost 18 killed and 97 wounded. The White Star iluo of ocean sloatnors has Just avoided, by good luck, what might havo re sulted in Boflous disaster. The steamer Ocoauio, which 1 sailed for Liverpool' it week ago, was obliged to return before she hjtdpasaod Sandy Hook, owing to a oraok in one of her oyllndbrs. Fortunately. the Accident happened in tlroo to prevent any serious damage. But suppose It had occurred In mid-ocean, or during a heavy gale, whore it could not have boon practicable to repair the oraok I Again, what kind of 'lnspec tion was it that allowed tho vessel to.depart? Tho foot that this crack was discovered be fore she hod gone twenty miles does not speak very well for Jtho thoroughness with which this Company examinee its vessels. Having boon warned by one terrible disaster, common prudence should havo dictated to them to bo rigidly careful in tho future on all points. The Chicago produce markets wore loss active yesterday, and generally weak. Moss pork was dull and declined COo por brl, closing at $10.45@ liJ.fio oaah, and -lUO.7C@IC.BO seller July. Lard wasquiot and steady at $0.05 seller Juno, and. $9.30 seller July. Meats wove Inactive aud * Jtl . changed at for 'shoulders ; BMGjB%o for short riba 5 for abort clear \ and for sweet pickle Rams. lUgbwlnoH wore In fair and steady at 89>£o per gallon. Lake f-eights wore moderately active, and weak at s>£o for corn to Buffalo. Flour was more active a t unchanged prices. Wheat was unsotlloM and 1%0 lower, closing atsl.3o«£ cash, and seller Juno. Com was loss active, and lower, closing at cash, and dl>fo filler Juno. Oats wore active and a shade easier, closing at 02%0 cash*' soUor -jhno, Rye was qulot and steady at 69)£0. Jlarloy was. more active, hut weak at for inferior to good No. 2. Hogs woro lowt>r t selling at $4.75@f1,10 forpoor to choice. Cattle woro quiet. Sheep sokl at a flight advance. About 130 of the superintendents off railway-machine ehqpa ami master-work men in various dopwlmeala of railway operation aud co'unfcfuotiou aro quietly holding a convention which deserves, at least, as huvju attention, as some of the Oon großslq*,j&and commercial meetings which make BO tyvuch snore noise. They form tbo American faster Mechanics* Association, ami moot once a \ year to discuss tho unsettled questions; of rail way mechanics and chemistry, and to listen to papers on those subjects prepared by experts,* At their present session they bavo had before them euch questions, as how incrustations aro fomod in locomotive bodies,' and how to d' ja i w ith them; how to ana lyze the.waters whoso mineral okemonts these inctu»^ dtiona rcBU U; which fuel is tbo. beat, hai\\ coa j t flo ft coal, or wood, andhow most adrar^ tfl g ooUß |y to generate steam from them.; , v to make aud use continuous traiu-brakes; r what aro tho relative advantages of narrow and' ordinary gauge-tracks; protecting track from snow-drifts by planting trees along tho lino; ihow to remove wrecks and insure bridges; aud i what is tho cause of boUor-explosions. AH inhcflo-aro subjects of tho highest importance mot only to railway managers but to railway •travelers, whoso very'lives depend upon tholr intelligent discussion aud solution. MR. HESING’S NEW DEPARTURE. The mass meeting of tho Gormans of tho Seventeenth Ward, which was hold on Wednes day evening, is probably worth moro attention than is usually given to ward meetings. It seems to ho the first atop in a now political do- parturo of .the Gorman citizens of Chicago, widely has been carefully and deliberately organ ized. In Us local bearings, the movement is an outgrowth of tiie. qnforco.mont of the Sunday ordinance, though ii may roach out into a broader political field before it comes to a stop,! Tor many years post, and under almost every city administration, there have boon faint efforts to enforce this law, but nqno so , persistent- ond * successful os the present, Tho agitation of tho question dates hack .several months, when Mr." Henry Clrflonohaum organized Ida Law and Order” committees for tho suppression of crime, This movement was ‘diverted from ila original purpose of exorcising an influouco upon juries and courta to that of closing tho saloons on Sunday. Tho tomporanco men took hold of it, and ultimately uccnrodtho co-operation of tho Mayor autl tho City Government. The saloons have boon closed ou Sunday more generally thau over before, and Ibo enforcement of the ordi nance has boon equally strict as against the Gor man boor-saloons of the North Bido. The policy boa naturally incited tbo opposition of the Gor mans, who have nover before boon seriously mo loalod in their Sunday boor,' and they have some how concluded that the Republican party is re sponsible for what they regard an infringement of tboir rights. This sentiment of opposition suddenly .broke into fovor hoat a couple of weeks ago, when the Mayor revoked the license of one Fisher, who keeps a boor-garden on the North Side, near Lincoln Park. Fisher's placo is represented to have boon reputable, and a favor ite place of resort for Gorman families of a Sun day afternoon and evening. . Mia busi ness during the remainder of the.week was unimportant, and to keep open at all with profit was to keep opon on Sunday. Tho Germans hold that tho revocation of his license was a direct blow at.tbpm and- tholr national customs, since they bad reason to boliovo that liquor-saloons all over tho cityworo prootlcally open for, Uquor soUing, and because Fisher's licousowou tho only ono that had boon revoked for a broach of the ordinance. Tho Mayor subsequently restored Fisher’s license on the promise that ho would dodo Sundays, but this action docs not scorn to have allayed the excitement among the Gormans. Ou tho morning after tho revoking of Fisher’s license, tho SJnafa-2dfuno printed a loading arti cle arraigning tho Republican party for its •‘Mucker” proclivities, and calling upon the 1 Gormans to organize outside of It for tho pur pose of electing next fall a Council opposed to tho Sunday ordinance. This article was regarded au rather following tho Gorman sentiment than as an attempt to lead it. Tho mooting of i Wednesday night was the first movement toward organization under the plan proposed. Messrs. Hosing, Knoblesdorff, Francis A. Hoff mann, Jr.,and others, there gave expression to Boutiraenta that havo been freely and generally ' declared among tho Gormans for some weeks back. Their utterances were broader, probably, than tho facts will warrant in denouncing the ; Americans generally as Know-Nothings. The 6V idfli\t oxoitoment of the speakers made them , ignore in part the real merits of tho controversy, t, which-concerns .the right of Gormans to drink . beer o& Sunday. Tholr Intention to contest this t rtsht at the pplli wag clearly brought out. how* over, and ilioro onn bo no doubt that tho privi lege which they propose to oxorolso is legitimate. Tho .programme of tho now movement la pretty clearly defined, though Mr. Hosing, who lo tho loader, only gave a vague indication of it In UP j speech. Ab this speech is reported lu tho&ap Zcilung, Mr. Hosing repeated a conversation be tween himself and an American citizen, P x n m c h the latter accused him of desiring to * JtQ alc up the Republican party, and called upo» 4 blm to re member what that party had done ‘•’f or Gor maus. “Aud you must romom’ Jor> .. answered Mr. Hosing, pertinently, tUo Gormano have done for you." Further on, following tho Slaats-Zcihtng report of thr, B1)0 och, Mr. Iloalug said: It Is tbo Interest and tU* lluly of (110 German Repub- Hcsns, who have hereto*/- bcon Ju !110 nlft j or u y , to lottboDonaocralaambf jo Lllktalb stop lo.lbo fore ground, to give tlirgo t| lo custody of tho offices, It makes no dlitorr, A c(* i mo un( i or what banner Igo into tho u /j lo fj ft g only waves on to victory. Tho whole yea tho whole country, is look ing to Ohl’jago jit this moment full of expectation. ■ For tho cans ~ f or which wo fight Is not only tho cause of lb° Q®'rman, but the cause of the workingman. And eveny Qormon who is not with us In this cause is a tr* 4 tor lo Qermauklnd. ' Everybody will recognize that those utterances are significant, though tholr Import needs ex planation. Locally, it moans this: That iho Gormans shall break off from tho Republican party, allow tho Democrats to mnko tho noxt ticket for city officers, and then (support and elect tho men whom thoy shall ‘ put forward. This, In brief, Is Mr. Hosing's programme. Ho does not - stand alono in tho departure. Ho counts among his co-laborers most.of tho county officials in Cook County and all the Republicans who owe their places to Mr. nosing’s infliionco. Ho also counts a largb numbob of tho \uon poliUcal Oormouß, who Uwo freely • declared of late that thoy “wllluoror voto tho Republican ticket ogaiiu” Tho movomout is fairly Among tho Incidental .efforts is that of tho Gormans and Irish in tho full campaign, a which will bo an uwiortaldng of diffiouUy. Tho programme has been shrewdly*] outlined, and foreshadows a powerful andll formidable local organization. j Whether or not Mn. Hosing and his propose to oxtoud.thls movement against tho; Republican party boyond tbo limits of Chicago,fj remains to bo soon. Thoro aro several circum-l Ktanoos that wouldtmdicatb osmuoh* Whoa Mr.JJ Hosing spooks of tho whole Northwest and tho* whole country as watching tho Chicago move-1 mont* oxpootautly, ho would sorjfo to ludioato goufjral movement of tho same*'nature to throughout iho country, audita robuko what tho Germans regard as tho Pr.titan olomontlu tho' Republican party. This would also bo reached from Mr. • Honing's expression i “ Thoro oro no Colfar.ua and Oakos Amoses among ua [*. c., the ’Gormans], and, if thoro I wore any, thoy would *6o tjhrowu overboard with contempt, and no public* rccoptions would bo prepared for them M forva Colfax.” It is not to bo supposed that oo staunch a party roan os Mr. Hcsing would tr,ko this position unless ho saw , signs elsewhere of a ga acral breaking up of parties. It l a too*oarly to say how much' this revolt will amount,to, but it is entirely fit-, ting that/the quoation*of Sunday boor m Chi cago should ho docldodtou its own merits, end not nd.xod up with tho issues of roconstructiou in Louisiana, oo tho Modoo wav in Oregon. •LAWEENCE-CHAIG. Wo print a> very calinrand considerate address ’issued by tb o ofilcoi-s of tho Knox County Agri cultural upon tho subject of tho judicial o’ lection. Tho address is directed to tho farmerai of tho Fifth Supremo Judicial District. It is written by goutlomou who are personally ac quaint ad with Judge Lawrence and his cora ,r, Mr. A. M. Craig. It refers to .the his tory of both. Tho public life of Judge Law rence baa boon exclusively at the. Bar apd on tho Brjnoh. Twolvo or moro years ago, ho was •'elected Circuit Judge In Warren and Knox Counties, and so acceptable was ho os a Judge; and bo conspicuous was ho for his personal ‘lntegrity aud fitness for tho office, that ho was nine years-ago designated by the general wish of all mon*of all parties for tho office of Judge jof the Supremo Court, and upon»tho presenta tion of his name ho was elected without any • formal opposition. During his term tho has won ' tho highest rospoct-aud odmiration fonhis learn- ing, Ida ability, anttyhis integrity,—tho throe de sirable qualities iu a. Judge. Tho oddrosa gives tho history of-hla action in tho caao of tho Chi- cago A Alton llailway Company. Tho.decision waa mado byttho unanimouaconourronco'of tho nino Judges,—not a dieaonting volco on tbo lionch, From tluahmuauabunanlmlty it follows,, that tho Hootlons or tho act of tho Legislature in volved iu that coao'woro ao badly constructed that no other decision was possible. Had tho Court taken tho responsibility of deciding oth erwise, it is roosounblodo auppoao* that tho Su premo Court of tho United Stales would have overruled it. Tho decision iu tho Chicago «fc Alton llailway caao avoided two years’ delay. It enabled tho Court to point out tho. defects of * tho law of 1869, so that tho Legislature, then in ‘session, could amend improperly. Tho decision of tho Court was Hko-a flood of light to tho Legisla ture, and tho P armors’ Convonlion at Spring field substantially indorsed it. Tho now law may bo said to havo originated with tho Supremo Court. It certainly was indicated in tho opinion delivered by Judge Lawrence, and, when cases tried uudor that law come boforo tho Bupromo Court for revision, tho wisdom of tho dociuion in tho Alton Bailway case will ho evident. This address states tho point involved in this choioo of Judge—whether it Is not bettor to have a Court that will render judgment that will stand lire in the court of last resort, and will not bo overruled on appeal, than to have a Court that will render judgments that cannot bo sustained.’ 4 Wo invito a careful reading of tho review of tho public life of Mr. Craig, whoso professional business has boon chlclly that of a railroad at torney, and whoso election to-day over Judge Lawrence would not bo mourned by any monopoly whatsoever. Tho Convention which selected Mr. Craig as a candidate was gotten up In a most extraordinary way. It was pached by persons 1 having no constituencies, and was manipulated by station agents and others having close and direct relations with railways. It did not repre sent tho farmers as a class, and, as tho signors of the address say, Is not regarded as of tho least importance by the farmers of Knox County. The War Department has done a very ungra cious thing in advertising for sale a number of Bovolutlonary relies. Tho national honor mast havo sunk to a very low pitch when it cares no longer to bo reminded of the bravo deeds of our ancestors, and gives publlonotlco to junk-dealers that Jpr a paltry sum they can carry off tbb guns an<3 other national trophies captured at Saratoga and yofktqwn. Those mementoes which are thus offered for sale ore in tjio Watorvllet Arsenal, and embrace English howitzer? oast In 1711. hav- lUBUNE: FRIDAY, MAY 10, r iBV& tllg up tOU them tho arms of the tlio Throe IClng do&'ja, and captured by Mad Anthony Wayne at akormlng of Stony Point 5 • a half-dozen field piccoß of tho French Revolution, cast In 1703, eachbearingthemotto of that struggle, “Lib orto, Egallto guua of tho French monarchy of Louis XVI., cast in Strasbourg, with tho Bour bon arms upon thorn ; and tho slogo guns sur rendered to tho American forces by tho Conven tion of Saratoga, in 1777, and at tho capitulation of Yorktown, in 1701. Those tlmo-honorod relies of tho Revolution and mementoes of tho ttmea that tclod mem's cauls tako up hut littlo room, and cannot bririg to tho Government more than a palWy sum. Tho loss in honor and national respect cannot bo offset by tbo insignificant sum which will result from tholr sale. After'tho mercenary greed and corruption : which have run riot in every department of the Government during the past throe or four years, It is not surprising tbatapolnt'hasotlast boon reached whore tho Government does not care to bo reminded of those days when honesty and patriotism were held in greater esteem than fraud aud corrup tion. It is duo to tho memory of tho -past, and to tho glorious oVonts of our Revolutionary his tory, that the State of New York should now stop In and buy those relics which the General Gov ernment docs not care to preserve, and thus par tially avert a national disgrace. NOTES AND OPINION. The Republicans have all tbo officers of the Ohio Constitutional Convention, viz.; President. Morrison R. Waite, of Toledo, who was ono of our counsel before tho Genova' Tribunal, and who was unanimously elected .delegate by tho people of his district 5 Secretary, Dudley W. Rhodes, of Delaware, who was four years Clerk of tho Ohio Senate ; Sorgoant-at-Arms, James B. Wilbur, of Cleveland, an officer of tho last Senate. Tho correspondent of tho Cinolnuatt Commercial says of tho Convention 5 Taken together, It la a flnolookiiig body of men, a majority of whom one would Judge to bo on (bo shady aide of CO. Half o dozen ex-Oongroflßmcu. an «x-Judgo of tho Supremo Court, several who have boon Judges of Common Pleas, UlO present Attorney-General ol the Stale, and numerous ox-legislators of tho Stats aro among tbo members. Cray hairs, and spectacles, and bald beads are frequent. —Philotus Sawyer’s book pay, $4,171.40, was refunded in $4,103.87 cancelled bonds and a cosh draft for $07.63, os certified by' Charles Sobribor, Cashier of tho First National Bank, Oshkosh, Wls. It appears that Philotus took tho money homo with him, aud hold it lor a time, thinking to donate it to Lawrence Univer sity, but, on reflection, ho concluded to refund —Thoro oro'“party reasons ” why tho ends of justice should bo defeated, in Minnesota, la the ease of a defaulting State Treasurer, but the St. Paul Dispatch wanfa to know s la there any reason why a Governor of a State should bo permitted to treat a aummonn 1 before a Grand Jury with contempt, and a private citizen be punished lor a similar offense 7- —-The Dubuque Times (Bopublioon) thinks that Congress will, next winter, repeal tho salary grab. Tho Times soys: Tbo people should notify members of tho protect Congress that they shall hold them responsible for that repeat Tho now members,' who constitute a majority of Congress, are not devoid of aspiration for ro-oloe* tlon, mid will foci a keen desire to.carry out the poo-' pie’s wi11.... There should be no assumption that all tbo responsibility In this matter rests with tho last Congress. Members ought to ho bold to account for tho establishment of tho pay and for lis'chntluuanco. Let those who decline to vote its reduction suffer with those who created tho increase. This is Ml right, aud wo aro prepared to con cede that tho House will promptly, perhaps on tho first day of. tho session, and unanimously withal, voto tho ropoal. But thoro is tho Bon ato; aud just thoro is the rub. Everybody knows how couvoniont a fonco tho Sonato is when any " sjvag "isto bo got away with. Lot it ouco bo understood, however, that no member of Congress gets ro-oleotod as long as this sal ary stool oadiiros, —positively no member, no matter bow bis vote is recorded, —and wo shall boo whothor tho House permits a ropoal bill to slumbor unto death in tho Senate. Just now and hero is a good opportunity to tcaoh Oon grossmon a losson thoy will not forgot, —Tho Wheeling (W. Vo.) Intelligencer was a Bopublioan newspaper before ever, tho Bopubli cans had patronage to.bostow, and Is now a Bo publican newspaper. It says: Tho Republican party cannot boused with Impunity, much lots can tho military power of (ho Government, merely to promote tho ascendency of a faction in one of tho States because that faction Is In sympathy with the party In control of the Government, and' its loaders con bo useful to the Administration. Such an assumption la too dangerous , to bo tolcr atod for a moment. Yet this is Just about tho stato of tho caso lu Louisiana. Under such circumstances those Journals which never allow thomsclvAs to censure the wrong-doing of their friends are reticent; but the truth Is, this Louisiana broil Is disgraceful to the Ad ministration and dangerous to tho peace and good feeling of tho people lu Louisiana, and In other States; and the truth ought to bo so plainly spoken that by no possibility could tho error in this case ever bo used as a precedent for a like employment of arbitrary, power elsewhere. * —Tho inquiry cannot bo too often raised, or too urgently pressed homo to tho Republican .party managers, why, in Michigan, it was ‘ need ful to smother all Investigation of fraud' In tho Stato-Land Office; why, in Minnesota, a long career of fraud and corruption in tho Stato Treasury should end with a small farce, and thd fraud go on, perhaps, with a change of hands; and why, in lowa, a guilty Stato Treasurer, who stood confessed a thief, was denied tho privilege of answering to his name in tho criminal dock. ■ —Hero is the advice of the Now York Timca to the President, pertinent to tho selection of a Judge: , . No severer blow could bo struck to tbo reputation Of tbu Supremo Court, or to tbo stability of tuo Govern ment, than au oven plausible suspicion of railway in fluence lu tbu Court. Fortunately, tbo course dic tated by tho plainest considerations of general duty Is one which would make It impossible for tho President to err lu this respect. He has only to make suro of a nominee of such recognized high character, and such proven capacity, as tuo place requires, to make any schemes tho railways may bo hatching of no avail. . —Senator Conkling loomed up grandly in con nection with the, obsequies of the late Chief Justice at Washington, lie rode in the second carriage of tho Executive division of tho funeral cortege, accompanied only by Mrs; Grant. >Hr. Conkling is a true gentleman, and appears to physical advantage in almost any position in wluch ho may bo placed, and his appearance as above unquestionably reflected favorably upon' the entire Presidential party, mainly composed, wo aro grieved to say, of inferior-looking men. Having thus conouiououslv assisted tho Administration in its last sad attentions to tho deceased Chief Justice, Mr. Conkling would appear, from tho more force of circumstances, to occupy on attitude of first assistant In tho grave duty of selecting a successor. —Ulica (AT. V.) Observer. —Tho nbsouco of tho President from tho ob sequies of Chief Justice Chase, in Now York, on Saturday, occasioned sumo romork and, some in quiries as to tho business which detained him. His porsonol organ in Now York City, on Sun day. gave tho following explanation lu its Wash ington dispatch, which will bo generally accept ed as satisfactory: The President was out on tbo road to-day exorcising a pair of under thrco-your-old colts, which ho haa Juat had bo lit him from his farm, near bt. Louis. Ouo is a dark buy and tho other a beautiful dapplo-bay, Driven together, they show superb style, speed, and action, mid are probably the Ducat pair of homos of their ago ever brought to Washington. They are colU of tho President's own raising, and ho was scarcely aware un til ho saw them on the farm that such o uovr possession and delight wore In store for him. --President Grant personally exerted his in fluence with members of Congress to secure tho passage of the bill. Ho lobbied for tbo increase uf salary. Ho bad agreed to serve os President for $25,000 a year, but, forgetting that ho was

bound in honor by such agreement, Uo wont to members of Congress and besought their aid to accomplish this unprecedented sot of plunder. If tho members of Congress who voted for tho bill merit tho publio condemnation, President Grant merits It more than they.—Afonoaffc (Ohio) Jiejkctor (Jicpublican). * .. —Tho men who have deliberately taken tho people’s money, and intend to 1 keep It, have pocketed their last “ swag" through official posi tion. They hope for no more, sud they will got no more.—Lafayelte (Ind .) Journal. —Mr. Shellabarger has a “forumof hlo con science.” AlUho Credit MobUlora* have it. Be sides, ShelUbargor is a Civil Service reformer.— Cincinnati Commercial 1 ‘ * J • ,_, —The late Hon. Samuel Shellabarger. of Ohio, explolns'in regard to the back oar that he thinks himself entitled to If 4 that ho has earned it, that thorowas no spoolP.o or implied contract that ho. would nob accent an advance, and, finally, that the same thing hf*n often boon done before. , Mr. Shollabnrgor am 1 / nil others in tho somo boat who 1 Book to Justify Miomnolvos by the same processes, may comfort t'iiomdolvoa with tho reflection that, so far as thoy*oro concerned, tho “same thing', will not bo <hbno any more.—Wheeling (IV. Vfl.)' Intelligence r. . —Tho K4Oll. J. Allen Barber (on tho authority of Judge, ’Mills) cays the question was,with him, whether‘to bo called a thief or a fool: as hoi Bald, I % ho took it bo would bo called a tbiof, and 1 if ho Gid not, ho would bo called a fool. At last. Moo ants tho Hon. J. Alien Barber hod not de cided which to ho, and most of his friends havo cor/10 to the conclusion, from his course, that ho; lo Jbolh.—ZafaycUc Courtly (Ms.) democrat, » . -—The lUtchlo (W. Va.) uaxetlo assorts posi tively that Senator Boroman has 'not taken his 'book pay, and that Bouator Davis has taken hie. Washington Tdwnsond and John Boott P r o tho only two members of Congress from Penn sylvania,who havo peremptorily and positively i ref used to draw tho hack pay. • . Thoro oro still a number of ffew England ‘Senators and Representatives to ho hoard from. .Their constituents are waiting, more or loss pa tiently, for that public explanation which they 'havo too right to expect, and which it will not' ho exactly wholesome lor either Senator or Rep resentative to withhold. Somo of those gentle men have waited too long, ns it Is, for thoir own host good.—- Springfield Republican. —There aro many Senators and Representa tives < who, in-justice to tholr reputation as churoh-mombora and reformers, as well as hon est men, ought to bo heard from os having re nounced it. Aside from doing tbo right thing, they may ho.euro that whatever course they tako in this matter will ho remembered I Whoever takes that $5,000 will find it hanging to his foot like a ball and chain in his next race for ofllco. —Chicago Advance. —Tho odium of back pay must bo kept alive until ovory dollar la relumed lo tho Treasury, and tho rising generation are thereby taught that public robbery, oven under cover of a law labored for and approved by a President, is an unpardonable sin in this country. —Rochester (iV. r.) Union. —Really, if our members hoard what honest businessmen and bard working mechanics say about thoih in connection with this salary-steal, they would wot hesitate a moment 10 place them selves right before the people.— Knoxville (Twin) Press. —Commodore Vanderbilt concludes'that dis cretion is tbo bettor part of valor, and backs out . from liis contest with tho United States Govern ment in the matter of the .taxes upon tho Now York Central dividends, on which ho entered with ho bravo a flourish of trumpets a short time ago. Tho Company has settled with tho Treasury Department* by paying sloo,ooo—tbo amount originally claimed. Now lot tbo war bo rigor ously prosecuted against other resisting com panies, until they also havo surrendered.—Fills uuagh Commercial. —The Republican Legislature of New York, in 1871-72. made Vappropriations" which tbo Supreme Court of tbo State has recently pro nounced “ reckless acts that will remain upon tho statute books a monument of tho oxlrava* f:onco, recklessness, and folly of those by whom hoy wore enacted. Because those appropria? lions wore '‘absolutely prohibited." and are con sequently hull aud void, tho mate finds a do ’ ficionoy of $11,000,000, which must bo raised by a tax. —The people frequently have but thorisolTos to blamo for tbo unreliable character of their pubUo servants. They allow themselves to bo led about by the noso by grasping politicians, at tbo same time giving no hood to the counsel of men who do their own thinking, halo rascality, and do just as near right as they know how. The people must coaso believing tbo personal false hoods of trickery politicians and learned cla quers, and commonco thinking and seeing for themselves. —Hillsboro (Hl.') News Letter. —North and South, the people’s representa tives have boon used in the Interests of monopo lizing corporations'and. stock-jobbing schemes, and against tbo interests and wishes of the peo ple. Capital and inlluonco have snatched the people's franchise in the hands of the false or ovor-tomptod representative, and, in the foco of tho people's.protests, have used it to for ward their own corrupt and solllsh ends. Bail roads have constructed their “gridirons,” on which to “fry tho people,” largely at tho public expense. Milhous of acres of God's free soil have annually boon donated to corpor ate “laud grabbers," on terms and in ways that the popular will could never have sanction ed, if consulted. Credit Mobillor schemes, salary steals, bribery of members, and election frauds to secure an fnaido track oa these things, prevail everywhere; all bocauHO tbo people hold no coun ter-cheek over tho after-actions of men elected to represent them. — J*serson (IV’is.) Danner. PERSONAL, Major Van Horn, U. 8. A., la at tlio Gardner [ouso, A. 11. Thorn, of Glasgow, Scotland, la at the Shot-man. Thd Hon, D. O. Hooter, of Milwaukee, la at the Sherman House. M. J. Rico, of Boston, Mass., Is at tbo West Sldo Briggs House. P. V. Smith, Philadelphia, is a guost of the 'West Side Briggs House. Hoffman Atkinson and nlooo, residents of Ja . pan, are at tho Briggs House. Dr. M. 0. Dunham, Minnesota, is at tbo West Bide Briggfl House. Tho Bov. George I. Silliman, a Catholic cler gyman from San Ikanolsoo, is at tho Sherman House. Col. A, Do Graff, of Dayton, 0., and John F, Barnard, of Lima, N. Y., are at tho Sherman House. Secretary of War 'William W. Belknap loft tho West Side Briggs House yesterday on route to Washington via Pittsburgh & Fort Wayne Rail way. * Gen. 0. S. Hamilton, of Wisconsin, is among tho guests registered at-tho West Bide Brigpa House. Hon. James A. Qvclg, of Albany, is at tho West Side Briggs House. ' Miss Clara Louise Kellogg and mother, and Mona. Jarrott, of tho Opera Company, aro still at tho Gardner House. Max Mareuok, Signor Jamot, Signor Vizzani, and Madame Bans and mother loft for tho Fast last evening. Oscar Goodman will give a series of readings at Standard Hall, in Gorman. Tho first will uo given this evening, from “ King Reno’s Daugh ter," a lyric drama by Henry liorz. Tho others will occur on Tuesday and Friday of next week. Tho.last of a series of entertainments given by tho Sunday-School children of Zion Congrega tional Church occurred ou Wednesday evening,. Mrs. J. W. Strauss was presented with a French, dock, and Misses Bioin and Qroouobaum with costly albums, as trilling evidences of their val uable efforts in behalf of the school. F. P. Wotmoro, Marquette; A. Mitchell, Bur lington ; George -F. Foster, Portland, Me.; Charles W. Pollard, Georgetown, Ool.s R. 11. Dockrill, Now York; V{. 11. Lessing, Denver; D. H. Moffat, Denver; 0. B. Linton and wife; Clinton Springs, N. Y.: William R. Hind, Now York ; H. H. Adams, Now York. P. 8, Cook, Boston ; 0. A. DoGraff, St. Paul; A. W. Wells, Nebraska; O. L. Crumpton, Mobile; A. 11. Loring. Boston; J. H. McOluro, Albany; H. M. Andrews, Galveston; J. M. Tobbots,Har risburg, Ivy,; J. D. Adams, Albany; W. C, Gray, Now York; Col. G. P. Doioplnino, Madison; B. F. Hopkins. Milwaukee; B. F. Jervis, Oazouo via, N. X., at the Sherman House. A. Q. Oasaolbnry, B/porlntondent of tho Pa cific & Atlantic Telegraph, has resigned. Mrs. J. S. T. Gushing, 'Stator of John P. Halo, waa struck with paralyois, last week, at her homo in Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Mitchell are about to make a Journey to Europe. It is fiaid that a trip to Europe costs about $6,000 hack pay. —La Orosso democrat. Tho Pekin,-!!!., liepuhllcan has boon sold by tho ftdjninifitxatora of tbo estate of tbo late W. W. Boilers to W. 11. Bates and J. It. Itiblot. The latter in a graduate of West Point, and has re cently resigned from tho ormy. Alexander Clark (colored), of Muscatine, lowa, declines to bo Consul at Aux Gaycs, Haytl, because tho place *• is not sufficiently remunera tive." Something bettor than that, Mr. Pish, If you please. ' It is said of Br. It. Shelton Mackenzie, of the Philadelphia Press, that, while ho declares him self to bo only 03, ho claims to have boon on in timate terms with all tho meu of uoto who have lived la the' last 200 years. Senator Boutwoll has leased (u Washington tho flue house recently erected by Mr. Burcholl, ou Vermont avenuo and' h street. Wo under stand by tho Sunday Chronicle that as Senator Mr. Boutwoll will bo much more social at Ids own house than ho over was as Boorotary,. Prof. Tyndall is growing more and more complimentary of tho United Slates, In a re cent lecture In London, in alluding to tho high scientific standard maintained lu tho United States,‘he read some extracts from a lectins do* llvorod by President White, of Cornell Uni versity, which ho M had never sown surpassed Id 'tho writinge of European thinkers.;” 1 Aldou B. Btockwoll, who la reported to have lost $3,000,000 recently by hie B took Operations in Wall street, sooma anxious to show that bo Is not financially crippled by renting- the Barroda Villa, at Newport, for three months, aod glvlng SB,OOO for it—tho largest - price over paid there lor a aoaeon. ’ , , . , 1 Tho wife of Premier Gladstone hi said to bo eoroly lacking lu HolC-possesslon and social tool, and In, In consequence,a constant tl torn in the atdo of hor political . and pollto bus! >and. Bo* contly, with tuo object of refreshing. hor liogo’s memory, sho loft in tho frame of acl maplcuoua mirror in hor own bouse, a card w UU those words: “Don't forgot, dear, to mvito l tboso hor rid Smiths.” Gladstone did not bos tho card until after tho horrid Smiths had then (solves in spected it to thplr infinite dlsßatlsfooth *n. • In tho Bupromo Court has boon brought a suit •gainst ox-Gov. Pago, of Vermont, to- rocovor $44,000 damages alleged tohavo boon 00 caslonod by false and fradulont representations a Detained In bis roso-colorod report of (ho financialcondi tion of tho Butlatia Ballroad. Tho (plaintiff allogoa that ho was tbordby induced to buy CO shares of tho preferred stock ofc SBS pot* share, and 100 shares of tho common stock, ait S4O, in vesting $10,200 ; whereas tho protended' “ stale mont" was untrue, and tho corporation w as then owing millions of dollars which wore stated. THE CITY IN BRIEF. > The dedication of tho North Star .Baptist Church, corner of Division and Salgwlok streets, will occur on Sunday, Juno 1. Abmto named John Ncary was yesterday morning fined SIOO, by Justice Banyon, for ex posing bis person to some ladles on liaSallo street, Corporation Counsol Tulloy is engaged! In tho preparation of an elaborate argument to Tie de livered before Judge Williams when tbo 19 lokko coso comes up for hearing in tho Circuit Co urt. . A wator-gaugo has been placed in tho offl'.co of tho Board of Public Works, for tbo parpo so of showing tbo boight and pressure of water ait any timo during tbo day. - Throe bundrbd thousand postal-cords worn re ceived at the Post-OIDco yesterday morning at 10 o’clock. Half of thorn woro disposed; of shortly after noon, and tho balance before blight. . Deputy Coroner Pilgrim held an inquest yes terday on tho body or Charles Matchno, ihoi Gorman who was killed on Milwaukee avenue,-onv Wednesday, by. falling from his wagon. A Ver dict of accidental death was roadoroil. | Julia Quin, alias Stow, sneaked a valuable. Sloco of sfik from a dry goods store,, at No'. 829 “ tato street, on Wednesday aftomocn, and was yesterday morning takon before Banyon, and. hold in SBOO ball for tbo Criminal' Court. \ JapiQß Anderson on Wednesday evening ntole 4 a borso and buggy from John Anderson, of tbo iS’cfljidifiamaa-Amcn't’afinownpapor, and was cap tured, with tho property, yesterday morning. Ho was taken before Banyon, and hold .to the Crim inal Court Id SI,OOO bail. In tho lumbor-yard which occupies Nos. 445 to 461 Van Burou street, is a stack ors»wodlnmbor| which overhangs tho street at on a&gloof nearly! 45 degree*. To save tho mass foom falling, a-, slight board is allowed to boar its weight. Tuo' etroot-cors, which run by tho wilksavo tho', Coroner tho oxponso of cab biro. , Aid. Oullerton, with a delegation of owners of | property in tbo vicinity of and Twelfth: streets, waited on Mayor Modill-and tbo Board of \ Public Works yesterday morning to protest t against tho construction of a viaduct at tbo In-' loraooUou of those two streets. not because it 1 was nob needed, but because they 'wore to bo \ assessed for it. Yesterday morning found a man, named George Burns lyiog/in a helpless condi- 1 lion in front of tbo saloon of Jobn-Bniet), No, 4-17 Milwaukee avonuo. Upon examining him, it was found that his log was broken* It scorns , that Burns wont into the saloon; drunk, ana, 10- \ fusing to go out, was kicked out, and; *fblliug * heavily on tho sidewalk. was hurt as’ abovo, stated. Tho man was'baton toihis homeland at- tondod by Dr. Froyor. Mark Smith and Henry Hjjorth havotbeomin the intelligence business for 'aomo tlmo'poat,- at No. 210 South Water Btrcot/nnd have boon suc cessful In sending unintelligent Gormans to Indiana, after receiving a foe, tu occupy places which woro not in waiting' tor them. Yesterday morning they wore examined before utnstioo Banyon, upon sundry chargoi* of this character, and, bblng found guilty, Smith waa fined S2OO and HJoitU $25. They 'wore both sent to the Bridewell. An adjourned mooting of persons Interested in the development of Washington Heights was hold in Mr. Chambers’ ollloe, Honor 1 © Block, yes terday afternoon. Tho Committee appointed at the previous mooting to solicit sulwonptions for the proposed Female Seminary, Deported that thus far SOO,OOO had boon secured, leaving oidy SIO,OOO to bo collected, Tho deficiency thoy thought would bo mode up before Saturday. As noon as tho whole sum is obtained a meeting will bo called and stops taken to incorporate tho in stitution. It is probable that tho work of erect ing the building. will. commence within thirty days. Mr. Barrett, the obliging '‘Doc 1 ’ of tbo Crim inal Court, takoa much pcido in showing to the truly appreciative a very’neat pioco of wood c&rviug, accomplished bytho doomed Kaffortv. That worthy, the other day, borrowed a jack knife and procured a broom-handle, from which ho c&rvod a very elegant chain, twenty-three links long, terminating in a pair of pihcortfj which open and shut with as much'onso'as if tho parts wore originally disjointed, and had boon made ono with a hiugo. It is a pity that such ingenuity in handling tho knife should bo marred by a too great readiness to handle tho revolver. A. delegation of compiaining citizens, hooded by Aid. Cullorton, called upon the Mayor and Public ‘Worlts Commissioners, yesterday morn ing, to protest against tho proposed viaduct over the Burlington crossing, at tbo comer of Canal aud Sixteenth streets, for which they aro unwilling to bo assessed, unless tho land dam ages wore adjusted. Tho Board informed thorn that no adjustment could bo mado until some damage Lad boon sustained. Tho delegation was assured that tho city would raise tho build ings up to grade and replace tho oidowalks. This promise seemed to satisfy tho proporty-ownora. Tho Mayor’s police scorn determined to break up tho swindling Intelligence oftices which in fest tho city. Yesterday two men named Smith and Hjorth, who had boon doing business at No. 210 South Water street, wore arraigned be fore Justice Bauyon by Ofllcora Silver and Elzas. The former was lined $25, and tho latter was sonb to tho Houso of Correction in default of payment of fines, amounting to 888. Those mon mado a practice of swindling emigrants and verdant people generally. Yesterday af ternoon complaint was lodged at the-Mayor’s oOlcor by several Gorman emigrants, who claimed to have boon defrauded at tho iuleili gonco oftlco of Angel «fc Coakor, No. 21 West llaudolph street, Tho matter will bo looked into to-day. Jnotico Haines, yesterday, held Justice Thompson, of tho town of Lake, aud his wifo, tho former in S7OO bail, and tbo latter in SI,OOO. to appear at tho next tonn of tho Criminal Court to answer to tho charge of committing an as sault upon ouo Daniel Brandt. Brandt had re covered a judgment against Thompson, in tho sum of $172, and, ouTuoaday evening,'proceeded to the town of Luke, accompanied by Constable Iko Hartmann, to havo it satisfied. In tho coureo of thoir attempts to soizo upon aomo property belonging to tho impecunious Justice, Brandt was struck upon tho head, by Mrs. Thompson, with tho but end of a revolver, aud suffered a painful, but not serious, injury. At tho sightof blood, Hartmann ran away,and houco tho levy was not made. Justice Thompson has brought a suit against Brandt and Hartmann, for damages, for forcibly entering his promises, which wiU como up before Justice Haines ou Saturday. * Any bummor can forthwith demand that tbo Mayor or Corporation Counsel bo summoned to tbo Police Court, and have tbo domand consid ered binding boforo Justice Dogberry Bauyou, A saloon-keeper, arrested and brought boforo Bauyou yesterday morning for selling liquor on Suuuav, plead that bo sold oidor and pop, and that the Mayor and Corporation Counsel had given bun permission to do so. An ox-policeman defended him. Mr. Dogberry Bauyou rendered a decision In which bo demonstrated to bis own satisfaction that tbo Mayor and Corporation Counsel bod no right to do so, and concluded by continuing the case uutll tho ox-policeman should bring tho Mayor end Corporation Counsel to tbo Police Court to testify whether or no they bad given such permission, and, if 'so, why. That moans that the case has boon disposed of. Tlio American Silk Interest* New York, May 15.—The annual mooting of tho Bilk Association of America was bold yester day, Reports wore road containing interesting Information in regard to tbo progress)of silk in dustry, tbo Inaccuracy of tho*. o*hhub statistics and the groat prospects of tbo trado. Tbo re port showed that tuo Association is firmly es tablished and In a flourishing condition. THE ISSUE MADE. The Constitutionality of tho 11 O'clock Ordinance, to Bo Tested at Onco. Chapin & Goro, Docked by E, O. Afloy, Will right for Their Rights lu the Courts. Full Toxfc of the Seventeenth Ward Resolutions. . Tho 11 o'clock liquor ordinance was put In force last night, and was generally observed throughout tho ontiro city, so far as can bo as certained at present writing (midnight). All tho first-class placos'dewn-town, with one exception, wore promptly closed at tho hour fixed by law, and la tbo prominent billiard-rooms cards woro bung in conspicuous places on tbo bars, an nouncing that no liquors woro sold. Dissatis faction, however, was general. - Tbo excep tion alluded to aboro was tbo. Monroe street • house of Chapin & Gore. .This firm decided some days ago .that they would hoop ono of their establishments opontlo first nlghh tbo law wont into effect, in order to mako a tost caao. They preferred to violate tho ordinance with their Monroe street bouse, on a> count of tho custom to bo derived from tho au dience at MoVlckor’s Theatre, which does not let out until 11 o'clock or thereabouts. It is natu ral to suppose that a man who sits through a throo hours’ performance by MoViokor’s stock company will bo either thirsty ,or hungry, Mr. Qoro remained in tho saloon during the evening, In order that his employes might not be bold responsible for tho firm's ouonso. Shortly after 11 o'clock two police men entered, ono at tho front door and another at tho roar, both doom being wido open. There woro tbroo bar tenders bard at work attending to tho wants of a numbor of customers. Tho policeman notified them that it was past closing timo. Tho bar tenders sold they know nothing about tho timo. and referred tho olficors to tho head bartender, who was sitting off at some distance. Thopollcc mcn wont up to him, and romorkod thot tho 11 o'clock ordinance was in force, and that tho bar ought to bo closed. Ho replied that tho law did not coucoru him, as 3lr. Qoro was in tho front Earl of tho establishment, and was presumed to 0 tho “ boas ” when ho won around. The of ficers sought out that goutloman, and, upon find ing him, remarked for tho third timo that tbo 11 o'clock ordinance was in forco, and so forth. Mr. Qoro replied that ho was fully awaro of that foot, I and was intentionally violating tho law for pur iposoß of his own. Tho officers said it pained •thorn to tako him into custody, bub duty was {duty, as Mr, Goro very well know, undoubtedly. VMr. Qoro said that duty teas duty, as a matter of course, and that it would afford him tho utmost .pleasure to accompany them to tho Armory as *6OOO as ho could piit things to rights in tho house, and got tho people out. The officers thanked him very kindly and waited until busi ness calls would permit tho prisoner to leave. -Then they marched oJT with him. At tbo Armo ry Mr. Qoro gave bonds for bis appearance be fore Justice Banyon to-day. Ho lias employed Mr. £. O. Asay, a distinguished attorney of tho city, to defend him, and intends to give tho ordinance a thorough tost. Ho claims that the Olby Government has Just as much rlgbt to close up his place of busi ness at G o’clock in tbo evening au at 11 o’clock at night, and it would seem that a very respectable numbor of citizen#) exclusive of saloon-Keopors, Ugreo with him. Tho first-class hotels, with their customary 'disregard of ordinances which, havo as much reference to them as to less pretentious places, dispensed liquors in private rooms up stairs, whore policemen could not very well go. ; It is understood that ono of thorn was allowed to , do so by “ special permission.” Tho other hotels ' and saloon-keepers generally would like to know who has tho authority togivo “ special permis sion" in such cases. - ■ / THE NOUTir SIDE EESOLTJTION9. The following arc the resolutions passed at tho meeting hold in the Seventeenth . Ward on Weduouday evening t Jletohed, That the present meeting of Oorman citi zens, without distinction of party, declares It to be the duty of every liberal minded citizen to seek la tho im pending election to work for tho future, and not to light over the post. Resolved, That we Invito all the liberal element* at all nationalities and all parties to cooperate with us. Resolved, That in the contest which has been forced upon us, not merely tho oppressive temperance law* are concerned, but tho principle of freedom of con science, and freedom to'conduct business of all kinds. ' Resolved, That wo Invite tho citizens of nil tho wards to organize at once, and that tho united organizations unite in a central body as quickly as possible. Resolved, That wo are of tho opinion that not only all liberal-minded citizens, but also tho German news papers, should take part lu this contest, and wo, there fore, request them to unite with us la (no approaching election, and thnt wo reject with indignation every attempt to make capital out of this common cause. In order to carry out those .principles, tho fol lowing measures wore agreed to : ' That the representatives of tho German press pledge themselves to support effectually tho olforts of the liberal-minded citizens, and refrain from all personal attacks on them. That at all future elections wo will give our votes to only those mon who can givo uj satisfactory written guarantees that they will act for thoprescrvallon of tbo fioraonal freedom ami rights, guaranteed by tbeConsH ution of tho United States,and that they aro in favor of tbo putting down of tho unconstitutional and hostile to freedom Tomporauco and Sunday laws, and of tho maintenance of freedom of trade. That a committee bo appointed in each ward lo order, to sco to tbo naturalization of all who aro en titled to hccomo citizens. That tho citizens of all of tho wards arc invited to elect executive committees, and that they imllo to form a control committee. Xlio military Reunion In Ncwßfnvcn* New Haven, Ot., May IC.—The review by tho President and other distinguished military oifi-. core to-day was a grand attain After a consid-, omblo delay, tho lino finally moved at about 2. o’clock, and preceded to the residence of Henry- Farnam. whore tho President was stopping, and. received the Chief Magistrate in an' appropriate manner, after which ho stopped Into a carriage in company with Mnj. Bowls. ‘The procession, resumed its march, passing through tho princi pal streets, which woro densely thronged, by thousands of spectators who had from tho surrounding towns, anxious to got a, . glimpse of tbo nation’s heroes. Tho enthusiasm, was intonso from all quarters, nud waving flags; and handkerchiefs fluttered from every,window , and house-top. Gon. Sheridan was everywhere received with cheers. His hand being extended, from tho carriage in-which ho rodo, was eagerly' grasped by hundreds of his old comrades of war,, and oven old men and women eagerly reached forth to shako the hand of tbo hero of Winches- ’ tor. As tho procession neared tho green | a battery of artillery firod a' national' salute, and tbo President shortly after took a seat on tho grand stand to witness'the. review of tho troops. * The good marching and soldierly appearance of tho troops was the theme of general praise. A dross parade was arranged for the Second' , Connecticut Regiment, during tho progress ofj which tbo President, In company with. Gon., Sherman, retired, and proceeded immediately, to tho depot, whoro ho took tho train for Now . York. Tills evening, Gon. Shorldan received a sor- \ onado by tho American Hand, of Providence, and after repeated calls, principally 'by students of Ynlo, made bin appearance and dolivorod a abort' address. .Women’s Foreign Missionary Society* , Cincinnati, 0., May 15.—The Women's For-.* eign Missionary Society of tbo Methodist Epia- * copal Oburob, m session boro, bovo roproßouta- ■ lives from Now England, Now York, Baltimore, Bt. Louis, Cincinnati, and Central bronchos, . Mrs. L. D. McCabe, of Delaware, pvopWoa, Tbo mootings aro bold in tbo St. Paul’s Church, Tbo Executive Committoo mot this morning, to ' which tbo Chicago delegation presented a plan for establishing in India a homo for tbo children * of miaalonarios. Tho matter waa referred to tbo Committoo on Memorials. Committees bayo been announced on Publica tion, Extension of Work, Missionary Candi dates. Finance, and on Memorials. Tins afternoon tbo Committees took a drivo through tbo suburbs. Signs of Trouble lu Little Rock* Little Book, Ark., Mayls,— A rumor prevailed on tbo streets to-night that another attempt will bo mado at midnight, or shortly aftor, by tbo adherents of Lieut.-Qov.Y. V. Smith, to seize upon the records of tho ofllco of Gov. Baxter, taking advantage of tbo absence of Gen. Mo- Oouary, Private Secretary of Gov. Baxter. There iqUttlo discernible excitement. Bomo fifty clU> ■eons aro now in the Stato-Uouao. and say they will pass the night there. A Youthful murderer* ItiqnaioNp, Va.,' May 15.—A colored boy, aged 7, recently killed a white girl, aged 4, boar Lynchburg, because 7 she refused to give him a marble*

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