Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 24, 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 24, 1873 Page 4
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4 A TERMS OF THE TRIBUNE. terms op BtincmurrioM (patatile m advakod. Daily, bf Knnc1ny...,,..,. 82*50 TH-Wookly UiUUI Weakly 2.UU I’nrMof a yenr nt tbo fiiuiioralo. To iiroront delay nntl mlslnkrtu, bo sum nml Rtvo Dost Office address In full, liiclmlltiK Rtato nml County. ItomKUnoofl nmy bo tnndo cither bydtnfi, express, Post Office order, or In mastered loifom, nt our risk. tkjimb to cut Dnily, delivered, Hundny excepted. 26 contr per week. Dully, delivered, Sunday included, M cent* pot weak. Address THE TRIBUNE COMPANY, Corner Madison nml Dcnviiorn-sts., Ohlcugo, 111. TO-DAY’S AMUSEMENTS. MoVICKKR'B THEATRE--Madison nlreot. between Dearborn nml Ntnto. EiiKagcmont o! Edwin Adams. ** Enoch Arden." Afternoon nud eronintr. HOOLEY’B THEATRE—Randolph street, between Clntk and LaSalle. "The Victims." Afternoon and ovoaluß. AIKEN’S TIIEATRE—Wnhash nvonuo, corner of Con. gtoM street. Tho Lnura Kocno Comedy Combination. * • Our American Cousin." Afternoon anil evening. ACADEMY OP MUSIC ~ HaNtcl slroot, bolweoQ Mnitlmn «tifl Monroo. Thoalro Oemlano Combination. Attctnoon ana evening. BUSINESS. NOTICES. RUPTURE CURED RY DR. MARSH’S PATIENT Radical Cure truss. Spinal curvature, how legs, club fnut, etc., mcolmnloailjr treated. Trusses, braces, supporters, etc. All instruments KUnrantccd. Compoiont female attendant. MARSH A BOWLES, 103 wash* tngtpii-st. BATCHELOR’S HAIR DYK. THIS SPLENDID hnlrdyo is tho best in tho world. Tho only true ami pot. Icctdyo. Harmless, reliable, Aiullnsluntanooun; no disap pointment ; no ridiculous tints ur unpleasant odor. Reme dies tho til otrecta of bad dyes nml washes. Produces im mediately a superb black ur natural brown, iwidlouvetthc hair clean, soft, and beautiful. The genuine, sinned vr. A. Batchelor. Mold by nil druggists. OUA.ULISB BATCHELOR, Proprietor, N. Y. (Bfctsst Qfeitom. Saturday Morning. May 21, 1873, Tho Canadian Parliament has adjourned. Qou. Custer reports that there will bo 5,000 hostile Indians ou tUo war-path this summer about the Upper Missouri. Judges Williams, Booth, Rogers, Tree, and Favwoll, of the Circuit Court of Oook County, buuuuuvu iLouiuuivoa as caudidatos for ro-oloo tiou. The motion to dismiss tho suits against the Republic Fire Insurance Company of this city, on trial at Dos Moinos, has been denied by tho United States Court. Penitentiary Commissioner Wham, who was summarily removed a year ago from tho Rod Cloud Indian Agency, has been offered tho posi tion of Indian Inspector, but has declined it ou account of his now duties. Tho epizootic turns out to bo an hereditary disease iu lowa. Colts in Plymouth County, as soon as they aro foaled, show all tho symptoms of tho horso-dlscaso which attacked their pro genitors last year, and are dying in largo num bers ; sixty deaths are reported iu ono township. Two candidates woro nominated at Effingham yesterday for Supreme Court Judge in iho Sec ond District. Tbo Hon. John Soholfiold was nominated by tbo Farmers’ Convention in regu lar session; Mr. Kingsbury, of Montgomery, was nominated later in tbo day by a mooting of those dissatisfied with tho first choice. Tho Eicknpoo Indians of Texas, who have been stealing cattle and committing other depre dations, have boon attacked by Col. Mackenzie and badly whipped. Nineteen Indian wore killed, two wounded, a Chief and forty-one women and children captured, two villages destroyed, and several hundred horses recovered.. Our loss was three wounded. Tho saloon-keepers of this city met last night aud resolved to keep their saloons open next Sunday. By acting in concert they expect to overwhelm Iho city authorities, who caunot, ac cording to their calculation, arrest nil tho liquor sellers at once. Auti-tomporauco meetings were held last night by tho Germans of tbo Ninth and Sixteenth Wards, and wore very largo and en thusiastic. A recent dispatch announced the death of Alexander John Couza. X’tUice Couza was the fust Prince of the United Provinces of Moldavia and Waliaclua, and was elected in X 859 and com pelled to abdicate in 18CC. Uis place is now filled by Prince Charles of Roumnuia, of the Im perial family of llohouzollcrn. 'When elected Hospadar of Moldavia ho was about 38 years of ago. Ho had also boon ou several occasions Pre fect of Galatz. The Roumanian revolution, which accomplished his abdication, was a blood less ono. Judge Daly, of Now York, who is President of tho Geographical Society aud well versed iu tho subject of Arctic explorations, places little or no reliance in tho stories of Esquimaux Joe aud his friend Hans os to tho death of Capt. Hall end tho conduct of Sailing-Master Budding ton. The Esquimaux, ho says, do not know what it is to toll the' truth. His opinion of Capt. Hall is not much more flat tering. Ho is pronounced incompetent to load tho expedition entrusted to him, and to havo been actuated not by a generous scientific zeal, but by a personal vanity. What he wanted was not so much that the North Polo should bo reached, ay that it should ho reached hy him. Lieut, Grinnoll. tho sou of Henry GrinnoU who furnished Capt. Hall with funds for bis explora tions, is not so harsh iuhiu judgment. Ho thinks Capt. Hall lacked only tho ability to control his subordinates. Civil-Sorvico Reform has received its latent il lustration in the appointment of one Henderson an Agent of the Chippewa Indiana of Wisconsin. Henderson's latest abode was at Fayetteville, Ark. A dispatch sent to the editor ot Ibo Fay etteville AVics, by somebody In Wisconsin in quiring after bis pedigree, brought back tbo In formation in the columns of tbo News that tbo now Indian Agent came to Fayette ville as a refugoo from justice for the crime of forgery committed in Zanesville, 0. His career in Fayetteville, says the JVVim, was “ a record of low swindles, and, after making dishonorable proposals to a lady teacher who applied to him while Superintendent of Eduoa tiou for a certificate, ho was dismissed from tbo office in disgrace, and clandestinely absconded, leaving his creditors to mourn." The question ■whether it was necessary to go so far to find an Indian Agent—whether as big a scoundrel could not have boon secured in Wisconsin under the Civil-Service rules—is agitating somo of the dis loyal papers of Wisconsin. Where Capt. Jack is, or how largo a force Is rlott him after tho desertion of the Cottonwood Dlodocs, is not certain, hut at the seat of war it is iiolloved that ho has about twenty warriors loft, •with whom ho is hurrying toward the Pitt River Indians. Tbeao dp not include his best fighters. Slmck-Naaty Jim, ,Rogus Charley, ftfld several other of hla most desperate followers led the malcontent bucko, squaws, and children, 03 In all, who gave themselves up yesterday. Boston Charley and many other bravos are dead. This surrender loaves him very weak, but, at the same time, frees him from the care of fifty helpless squaws and chil dren. The Pitt lUvor Indians, with whom it is now beyond doubt ho bos of late been Inconstant communication, are a very powerful tribe, and wore lately slated to number 7,000 armed warri ors. This estimate must bo an exaggeration, but there are enough to work more mischief than the Modoca have done, if Cnpt. Jack In duces them to tako tho war-path with him. The Chicago produce markets wore generally quiet and lower yesterday. Hess pork was rather more quiet, ami declined 250 per brl, closing at $15.50 cash, and $16.85(35)15.00 sollor July. Lard was dull and 10c per 100 lbs lower, at SB.IO cash and $8.C5@8.70 seller July.- Heals wore quiet and per lb lower, for shoulders, for short ribs, 8)£®8%o for short clear, and 10@lljjfo for sweet pickled hams. Lake freights wore dull and firm at 6%@60 for corn to' Buffalo. Highwinos wore moro active and %o higher, closing nt per gallon. Flour was quiet and un changed. Wheat was quiet and l@l>£c lower, closing firm at $1.20 cash and seller Juno. Corn was loss active, and lower, closing firm at 830 asked for cash and 38%0 seller Juno. Oats wore ralhor moro active, and lower, closing at 81%0 cash and 81% c seller Juno. Rye was inactive and nominally un changed, nt GOo bid and 700 asked. Barley was dull and norainally slcndy at 70@80o for poor to good No. 2. Hogs wore moro active and a shade Armor,‘with sales at $4.60(3)4.00. Cattle opened active and firm, but closed easier. Sheep were quiet. . .. Wo have received n letter from Oqnawka, 111., informing us that Mr. A. M. Craig has boon em ployed in only two instances as an attorney of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad. Tho writer desires us to publish tho statement as an net of justice to Hr. Craig. Wo can do hotter justice to Mr. Craig without doing vio lence to tho truth. Referring to somo late vol umes of Illinois Reports, wo llnd Mr. Craig re corded as attorney for tho 0., B. & Q. R. R. in tho following-named cases; 0., B. 4: Q. B. B. Co.' Tbo ftciSW, &c. ( ’ 81 ni *» m ' of Knox CoUoco. 0., B. 4: Q. K. B,' 62 HI., 200. Dumi, 0., D. & Q. R. R. 62 111., 453. Dquh. Hero aro threo cases in tho Supremo Court, alone. As much of the litigation of railroads takes placo in tho inferior courts, and as Mr. Craig ia not ono of tho heavy-weights at tho Bar who aro constantly having cases in the Supremo Court, tho presumption ia that most of his prac iico as a railroad attorney has bcou in tho lower courts, and that tho number of bis cases ns such attorney has considerably exceeded those above noted. Tbo fact that Mr. Craig is, or ban boon, a railroad attorney, does not disqualify him from serving as Judge of tho Supremo Court, but it does disqualify him from naming as tho auti-railroad candidate, for in tho latter character bo ia a fraud. But if ho is not tho anti-railroad candidate, then certainly somebody is cheated. Tho people of Minnesota are not to know, by public exposition of tho facts, how tholt State Treasury has boon run these many years, for tho personal aggrandizement of a ring of party managers,—bow pine lands,, and lumber-mills, and dry-goods, and newspaper stock, and bank ing enterprises, and politics as a trade, and all sorts of things, bavo been floated in private hands upon iho money of tho people. They know that at one time more than $500,000, the product of their taxation, was thus in private use, unsecured and without interest; that an actual deficit of more than $200,000 was carried over from State Treasurer Munch to Stato Treasurer Soogor (Munch’s father-in-law), and that, when exposure could no longer bo delayed, tho powor of tbo State administration and tho influences of party-leaders was combined upon ono doapdrato purpose to defeat' tho ends of justice u fur tho sake of tho party.” Thus, when tho exposure camo, the Legislature attempted to smother It; when this would not bo ondured, and tbo Bonaio was ordered to try tho whole case, Soogor resigned; and when tho Sonato mot, May 20, and had passed through a well-arranged system of sub terfuges and technicalities, and was apparently about to outer upon a genuine investigation, Soegor pleaded guilty, and tho impeach ment has resulted only in .his expulsion from office. So tho names of tho party managers and newspaper proprietors and office holders who had tho money aro not disclosed. There is an election, this year, of Governor, Stato Treasurer, and Legislature, in and for Minnesota, without reference to any other Stato in the Union; and iu tbo result of that election will bo soon whether tho pooplo of Minnesota aro blinded to homo interests by tho hue-and-cry of a national party organization. THE FARMERS’ MOVEMENT AND THE OLE PAETIES. The State of Illinois has to elect next month some twenty-eight Judges In as many districts for the Circuit Courts of the State. Iu two of tho grand divisions of (ho State tlioro are Judges of tho Supremo Court to bo oleotod. In several counties there aro County Judges to bo elected to fill vacancies. The entire Circuit Bauch La to bo refilled by election. A partisan Legislature labored for months to arrange these circuits, In order to secure tho greatest possible number of Judges of tho tmo political faith. Nearly every Judge now on tho Bench in Illinois was selected by a nominating convention, and elected because of his party polities, Yet in all Illinois there has boon only four Republican conventions bold to uominato candidates for Circuit Judge, and one of these, failing to agroo, adjourned without making a nomination. There has not boon courage enough in tho two parties to cab n convention to nominate a Republican candidate for Supremo Judge In a Republican district, oraEoraooratie Judge In a Democratic district. 'X’ho Republican party in Illinois has practically laid down its organization; it has abandoned that watchful cave it onco exorcised over tho Dench, ami has left the gates wide open for Dem ocrats, Independents, Copperhead*, Liberals, Grangers, and all other discontented classes, to elect tho thirty-odd Judges on tho first Monday qf Juno. When a party dare not nominate can didates for ofiloo, and permits the election to go by default, the fact is a confession of prostration and weakness, amounting to abdication. It may bo said that tho farmers of tho State have taken into their hands the nomination and election of judicial officers, and that the Republican THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE: SATURDAY, MAY 24, I*7'.}. parly does not fool disposed to got Into a conflict with tho Oranges, in which conflict It would cer tainly come out second best. But If that Is an answer, how will it bo next fall, when comity ofllcora are to bo elected ? Is it likely that one victory of tho Oranges will oppenso their appe tites? Having elected a Judge this summer, will they not want a County Treasurer next tall, and a Congressman uext.yoar? Tho party that rejects Olvll-Sorvico Beform because that might cause a Democrat to bo appointed ovor a loss competent Bopublloan, davo not; It seems, nom inate oven a County Judge to settle up tho estates of dead men In a Slate whore it lately bad CO,OOO majority. Tho farmers* movement has paralyzed tho Bopnbllcan party in Illinois, and tho paralysis promises to endure for some time. Tho move ment is only in its infancy. Its interference in the election of Judges is not by any moans thorough. In many counties, the organization is incomplete, and It was no park of tho pro gramme tn tho Aral instance to interfere with tho courts. Farmers’ nominations of candidates for Judges are but an incident; tho organization has further and more dostinotlvo work boforo it. In November next, there la to bo elected in every county in this Slate a corps of comity ofllcora, including Treasurers, County Clerks, Surveyors, etc., which have heretofore boon re garded as the exclusive spoils of party managers. Tho farmers’ organizations will probably nomi nate their own men, ami elect them to all those places, except in tho larger cities. A year later, In 1874, they will have their organization so comploto in ovory township that they wlll.tako the election of tho 26 State Senators and tho 153 Representatives in tho Legislature into their own bands. Wo do not say that this is alto gether desirable, but wo look upon it as highly probable. They will also tako into their own hands tho election of mombors of Congress, and will select men not because of their advocacy of tho Fifteenth Amendment, nor of their loyalty duping tho War, but because of their supposed fidelity to farmers’ interests. In tho meantime, what will become of tho Re publican and Democratic parties ? In tho judg ment of ovory true friend of reform, those par ties have outlived their usefulness, Both are corrupt. Tho Republican party is tbo more cor rupt of tho two, by reason of its larger opportu nities. If the Democratic party had equal op portunities, it would probably bo more corrupt than tho Republican, because its rank and file, in the Northern States at least, possess loss intelli gence. Both Imvo reached a state where they ought to bo overthrown and pulverized. If tho farmers’ movement shall give them tho coup do grace, whether intentionally or otherwise, it will have taken tho first stop to a wider and more wholesome reform than its projectors intended. AGRICULTURE THE BASIS OF OUR INDUS- TRY. Why does tho prosperity of manufactures de pend upon tbo growth and prosperity of agri culture ? Nearly every intelligent person concedes tho fact; not every ono comprehends the cause or tho extent of that dependence. Erect mills, secure materials and hands, turn out products however abundant, maintain them at artificial prices however high, and there yet remains ono absolutely essential condition of success—adequate consumption of products. The largo production yields only largo loss if, for want of adequate consumption, too much of tho product remains ou hand and uuconsumod. For this reason, many establishments have failed, and many aro failing, under tho opera tion of tho present protective tariff. Uonco, tho first and surest tost of the progress of manu factures in any branch is, not tho increase of production, but tbo increase iu consumption of its products. Tho hands employed in manufactures, and those dependent ou thorn, can consume but a small part of their products, nor, if all 1 persona engaged in trade and transportation and in per sonal or professional services, havo wo yot a body of consumers at all adequate to tho sup port of manufacturing. Tho immense body of persons who dopoud upon agriculture for a liv ing must iu this country consume more than half of tho products of manufactures, if they are consumed at all. Iu 18G0, only 61,000 workers produced all tho woolen goods con oumod by 31,000,000 of people, except the quantity imported, thou about one-fourth of tho whole, so that 80,000 workers would have supplied more woolou goods than the whole nation consumed. Only 127,000 workers sup plied more than five-sixths of the cotton goods thou consumed in tho country; and 198,003 workers supplied nine-tenths of tho iron and its products consumed. So of other manufac tures ; if wo are shut out from foreign markets for our products, the number of persona who can profitably bo employed in any branch of manufactures is limited by tho ability of persons not employed in manufactures to consume its products, and must, in any case, bo a veiy small part of tho whole population. Now, of persons not employed in manufac tures, far moro than one-half are dependent upon agriculture for subsistence. In 1860, those directly engaged in agriculture wore more than one-half of tho whole num ber of persons employed, but of tho persons not so engaged a very con siderable proportion wore females who had not families depending upon them, so that tho proportion of families or persons dependent upon agriculture was much more than one-half. According to the census of 1870, out of 10,GG0,. GOG males engaged in gainful occupations, 6,525,503, or 52 per cent, wore engaged iu agri culture, and of tho remainder about 100,090 wore domestic servants, so that much moro than half of tho families and inhabitants of tho entire country are now, and woro iu 1800, dependent upon agriculture for subsistence. In proportion to the prosperity of that industry must bo their ability to consume the products of manu factures. When crops fail, when prices fall so that crops yield no fair return for labor, the vast body of persons dependent upon this great industry must perforce restrict their purchases; they make the old clothes wear yet, a little longer, the old shoos aro moro patiently patched, the desired repairs aud im provements and purchases of Implements and machinery are deferred as far ou possible. As they consume so largo a proportion of all goods and wares manufactured, a very moderate de crease in their consumption makes all tho dif ference between largo profit and largo loss toim portant branches of manufacture. Any contin ued depression of the farming interest is as sure to he followed by tho closing of factories, tho abandonment of mills, and tho discharge of laborers, as tho uprooting of the plant is to ho followed by tho withering of Its foliage and fruit. Hot only the prosperity of farmers, but their constant inoroaßo in number, is necessary to tho growth of manufactures, when a system of protection, with Us artificial prices, drives our goods from foreign markets. Tho number of persons profitably supported by intermediate employments—in trado and transportation, per sonal and professional services—can only In crease ao tho increase of producers and con sumers affords demand for their services in tho interchange of products, or as population In creases. If tho growth of agriculture la retard ed, then tho increase In tho number of con sumers of manufactured goods must bo retarded moro than one-half as much, and, when manu factures increase at tho same time moro rapidly than population, a general prostration, In oouso quonco of tho failure to consume tho greatly multiplied products, must quickly result. Within tho last decade, ihoro has boon an In crease of 81 por conk In tho gold valuo of tho products of manufacture. Tho increase of exports of manufactured products has boon but seven millions—loss than ono-two-hundrodth part of tbo product, and only 14 por cent of such exports in 1860, so that a larger proportion of such products bos boon thrown upon our own markets for consumption. But tho enliro In crease in tho valuo of farming products baa boon practically nothing; ovon if wo estimate it at tho samo ratio as farms havo increased la valuo, it would bo but ninety millions, with which to pay for tho farmers’ sharo of five hun dred and fifky-oigbt millions—tbo increase in gold valuo of manufactured products. If tho farmers, and those dependent on them, con- Biimo only ono-balf tho product—and they consume moro—thoro Is an increase of $270,000,000 in tho* manufactured goods ‘'which tho farmer must consume, if manufactm co aro to find as ready a market as thoy did in 1670, and yot tho farmer has not moro than $00,000,000, tho increase in valuo of his own products, with which to pay. Evidently, tho farmer must either run into debt, or a ruinous proportion of manufactured goods must remain unsold. Both events aro now occurring. Mills aro closing; tho farmers aro getting into debt. Forced to consume moro than ho can pay for, tho farmer still cannot consume as much as his sharo of tho goods our manufacturers produce. Disaster to both can bo averted only by such a change of policy ns shall secure rapid progress and fair return to that Industry which is the basis of all our labor and trade. It is strange that those who invest their money in manufactures, and those whose wages depend upon tho growth and success of manufactures; so often fail to realize that tho first necessity for thorn is to secure prosperity to .tho farmer, and consequent increase in tho consumption of manufactured products. It should bo thoir first question, when any measure apparently for their benefit is proposed, “Will this toud to cmhnr ras farmers, to lesson thoir profits, to dolor peo ple from that employment, and thus to diminish tho number and ability of those upon whom wo .must depend foe the consumption of morothan half of our products?” Bolf-lutoroat is often shortsighted. But uovor is its blindness more painfully manifest than when workmen and em ployers in manufacturing establishments de mand, In tho hope that it may benefit them, a form of taxation which plunders and oppresses every former. Tbo-Chicago Times of tho .20th was guilty of tho following perversion of truth: Speaking of tbo Judicial coutcat lu the Fifth District of this State, and of Judge Lawrence’s attitude as a candidate, tbo New York Express says: If anything could make an elective Judiciary con lomplilbo, it would bo a Judge thus selected to dccldo a case In tbo Interest of one party or one subject. Surely tbo sober occond thought of a people will never, whether for railroads or against them, penult a Judge to bo selected upon such a record as this. This is tbo view of ibo matter taken by the press all over tho country. It hardly requires that wo should state, what will bo obvious to every reader, that ihO com ments of tbo .Eicjjrcss apply 'to the peculiar at titude of Mr. Craig, aud not that of Judge Lawrence. Judge Lawrence Is a candidate for re-election; ho has not been “ selected ” by any party or class, nor is ho a candidate under any pledge, express or implied, to decide a case in the interest of one party or subject, dr in any way except as the law aud justice shall require. Tho Express states tho general opinion of tho country concerning Craig's nomination under an implied pledge as to how ho will decide a case to come before him. Two prize-fighters, Chambers and Soddons, after a long flourish of trumpets and much pre liminary bragging, wont out to flgbt tho other day, aud then came homo without doing it. Tho roughs who wont with thorn didn't fight either. No one was hurt aud no one was killed, much to tho disgust of all docent and peaceful people, Tbo whole affair seems to have boon a very moan, swindling transaction between two brutes, who woro too cowardly to fight, aud. shows very conclusively tho low state of degra dation into which tho prizo-riug has fallen, It is cheering to know that tho “manly art" has so far declined in this country, hut iu England it still has its patrons, oven among tho nobility. The latest English papers state that Nappor, tho champion of tho feather-weights, and Davis, a professional pugilist, had a des perate and altogether disgraceful fight la a Bap tist chapel iu London, for a stake of SSOO, of fered as a prize by tho Marquis of Quoonsbury. Tho noble Marquis himself and many other prominent British citizens wore present, aud tbo whole affair ended in a riot, NOTES AND OP|NION. The Minnesota Republican State Central Com mittee met iu St. Paul Wednesday, to imnio a day for the State Convention, but more espe cially to squelch proceedings by the Senate in the impoaclunent of State Treasurer Soogor. Having succeeded to their high satisfaction, and caiiod a Convention to meet duly ID, the Bk. Paul Press (organ) says; TUo proceedings were harmonious oml agreeable throughout, amt n diaposltlon was hUowu to miter the campaign with tho old determination to \riu another victory for tho Republican parly. More important, of course, “to win another victory for the Republican parly" than to have an honest administration in Minnesota. —Tho Soogor impeachment hi St. Paul having developed nothing, because forbidden to do so lest “ the Republican party” should suffer hurt, wo hereby put on record tho names of tho gen tlemen who might have given valuable testi mony, viz: M, Aumbacli, D. A. Monfort, Emil Munch, O. P, Hawkins, i’.ud Driscoll, I l ', it, K. (Jorndl, Jl. A. Smith. 11. J. Taylor, Cal Ullne, A. 11. Merrick, H. M. Kuor, Horace TUonu'Bou, Jacob Maluzor, Charles Nicola, Charles Hcholiur, Albert gchotfor, pustuv WUJius. W. It. Marshall, W. XI. Mann, J. 11. T>ucaa, 0. P. Whitcomb, J. A, Comorfonl. Gustav Muncb, liuracu Austin, 8. P. JomiUon, uml Ciiatks Mcllruib, These men are Interested In banks, merchan dise, sow-mllla, pmo-landa, newspapers, and lu polities mostly. It Is bandy to havo a State Treasurer within reach to draw upon without security or luterost, and “ call It a loan.” Those, also, are the men who now 41 outer the campaign with tho old determination to win another vic tory for (?) tho Republican parly." —Tho Cincinnati Gazette (Administration) had high liopofl, clown to Wodncflday morning, that

the Ohio Republican Convention of (hat day would flay floraothing frank, manly, and to tho point of popular expectation. And now all It can eny is, that “Tho platform 1h a good ploco of political carpentry.” Tho Cincinnati Com mercial says of this piece of carpentry i Anplatform-makers wear© hardynhlolopronounce tho Republicans of Ohio a success, Tho principles of tho party being rcnlllrmod In yoaterday’H effort, it was necessary to ronlllrm tho President. The “ huccosb of tho administration of bin high ofTlcß" from tho win. dows of n pnlaco car la very remarkable. The name of Grant, ami hla salary at the rat© of $200,000 per term, naturally suggested " rigid economy." Wo havo always heou charmed to so© “ rigid economy” in a plat form. Ills so diverting. Tho contlnunuco of tho r©. dnctlon of taxes 1h nIBO good. If It continues during tlip next ns during Iho last ton years, aoj/io of us will have Bomclhing left.. ..Corruption Is condemned Tho ncllvo nicnsurca of tho lute Oongroes In exposing eorrupMon nro approved. Nothing is Bold of tho extreme cowardice of Congress In hiding all tho rascality that could bo temporarily concealed, and in flinching from tho application of connuro where It was deserved. Tho demand for •* pure oflldal conduct ”is good. It wakes delightful reading, Tho lucrcaeo of flalnries I« denounced ns “unwise,” which la a soft term, aud nucor too, when tho man whoso salary woo most largely Increased, and without whoso signature nono of them could havo been Increased, is singled out for special commendation. Tho welcoming to our shores of tho oppressed of all nations Is a flno old cere mony. There is no harm in It to speak of. .Nothing la said of speeding tho departure of tho oppressed of our own country. Tlio Gazette's faint praioo ami Ita form of ox pVosaion would load ub to infer that, oven In tbe opinion of tho principal Administration paper In Ohio, the people expect, this year, something bettor than merely “ a good picco of political carpentry.” Perhaps tboy don’t want any po litical carpentry at all. — l Tho Cincinnati Enquirer (Opposition) says: Tho Republican platform, wo tiro constrained to say, is a bundle of emptiness In nino parts. There Is no evidence In (ho platform of righteous Indignation against corruption.- Thoro la no declaration lu tho platform which approaches posittvenesa concerning tho commanding questions of tho future. Ills timid where it might have been brave. It is Janus.faccd where It. should havo looked toward tho light. It Is insipid whoro it might havo been bright. —Tho lilade and tho Commercial, of Toledo, tho Herald nnd tho Leader of Cleveland, Jay great alrcea upon it that tho plotfomi M reaf firms tho established principles of tho party,” aud nro glad. —Tho hotter class of newspapers in lowa rejoico that tho “ lowa Proas Excursion ” is not to bo made, this year, for lack of dcad-hoad tickets. Tho Watertown Courier says: • Wo think it discreditable to tlio Association and to tho fraternity of lowa to make these annual appeals to railway companies to afford free transportation to half a dozen or a dozen score of Journalists. If wo are Justified in asking for further favors from the rail ways, Iftt ua ask that they como 'down slightly with their freight-rates in tho interest of tho whole popula tion of lowa and tbo West. And tbo Keokuk Gate City says; Wo hoped that tbo railroad maiiiiKoinenlfl would bo utterly pervoreo mid unaccommodating. Press excur sions ore o boro; a boro to editors aud a boro to rail roads. TUoy are not creditable to Journalism .nor in anywise helpful to It. —Col. Qoorgo Williamson, of Louisiana, hav ing boon appointed Minister to tbo Control American States consolidated, it is well to know, as Administration papers take pains to inform ua, that “ XIo was an ardent Confederate, and commanded a regiment under Qon. Kirby Smith in tho trans-Mississippi campaign. Since then ho has 'accepted the situation 1 to tho ex tent of warmly supporting tho Administration party iu Louisiana, and ho now has his reward.” Col. Williamson was terribly disap pointed, a year ago, in having to give way to McEnory, as candidate for Governor of Louisi ana, aud wont off mad,—wont to have a time in California. Then ho camo hack, and all at onco appeared as Tom Scott’s railroad attorney, and a supporter of Grant aud Kellogg. And now ho has his reward. —Gov. Dix having vetoed tho Local-Option bill, Gov. Dix’s organ, at Albany, says: Tbo Republican party was not organized to enact or enforce sumptuary laws. Wby should It, at this time, lu tbo interests of a handful of ultralsls, interfere la tbo temperance question 7 But why not have said it last year, when Gov. Dix was pledging himoolf to Methodist Bishops and being pledged to temperance people for tho temperance vote ? Or was it necessary to de ceive tho temperance people a htUo lost a worse evil como upon tho State in tho Shape of Fran cis Kornon, tho Popo, aud tho Inquisition ? —Trust the instinct of ft courtier. Tho Wash ington Cftrom'cfe discourses of the “popularity of tho President ” at tin hour whou his popularity was never bo low. It finishes with these words; The clicorH with which ho Jh overywhoro received show their love and veneration for him, and they re-‘ iolco that his imtrloUrfin, hla integrity of purpose, and Is Indomitable spirit have secured for him tho high est honors, military and civil, in tho gift of the iie publJc. “ • Ho won them well, and mat/ he wear them Jong.' ” Will tho Chronicle please to bo explicit ami say oow whothor it is iu favor of Grant’s third term ? This being answered, it is only fair to say that wo shnil then inquire whether it will uvow now a preference for making the Presi dency a life-office,—iVcio I'ork World, —Comly, of tho Columbus Journal , although a Postmaster, iu likewise a reformer. Having shaken tho Scioto Valley to the bed-rock by his advocacy of minority representation, ho is out in fftvor of tho abolition of tho jury system by substituting a State Plipper, who shall arbitrate by flipping a copper iu all cases that may bo re ferred to him by tbo courts. This economical, rapid, and exact method of getting justice de serves tho consideration of our Couatitution makors.—Cincinnati Enquirer. —Whoro la tho State Legislature which is froo from members whoso special purpose and object iu seeking an election was to vote for their owu immediate pecuniary interest ? There no longer exists, if there over existed, tho smallest deli cacy in those matters. . . . This declining, estimation of State Legislatures now so general, this out-spoken dread of their assembling and joy at their dissolution which may bo every where hoard, is a significant fact winch demands grave consideration. It indicates that there is something radically wrong.— Providence (if. J.) Journal. —While it may bo doplorablo that the “ farm ers should seek to override tho courts by menus of tho Imllot-box," is it not more to bo “de plored" that tho pernicious management aud control of railway and other monopolies, which have boon growing trom had to worse for years past, justifies such action ns may lio neces sary to secure a correction of the gigantic ovila complained of ? irn/trtoo ( lotca ) Courier. —The railway systems joining the East and West may bo regarded as a huge'horizontal X with Illinois located at tho intersection of tho lines. Any cause of disturbance operating at this point tends to effect tbo whole system. Tho farmers of Illinois become a most potent factor in American trade and travel, Pimply because of their geographical situation. Should tho Boston owners of Illinois railways retaliate upon the hot headed rustles of that State In the manner indi cated. tlio whole country would bo injured.—Bay dip (Mich.) Tribune. —lu t!jo Ohio Republican State Convention hold May 21,1\ V. Uorziug, of Auglaize County, was balloted for as a candidate fur Ibo Board of Public World)* Ills name was greeted with hisses by one portion of the Convention and applause by the other. The reason was that Mr. Horsing was last year an active Liberal and supporter ofQrooloy against Grant, Speeches wore made denouncing him no a traitor, and a lively time was hud. Finally, ho was nominated, by a clear majority over ail opposition. iUiinlcror Convicted* Special JHupatch to The CMeiujo Tribun*, ItoCKvauu, 111., May 2!l. —Tho Bodoo murder trial was resumed at 8:80 this morning. The de fense occupied until 31 o'clock this morning with a long speech, which loft entirely uu travorsod tho strong points on behalf of tho prisoner, attacking tho character of tho wit nesses for the prosecution, and alleging a Cath olic conspiracy against Bcdoo. The counsel’s only strong statement was his oxpiatmtion of his appearance in tho case, which ho pronounced unrewarded. Mr. Slavin closed for tho prosecution, briefly denouncing any oiTort to browbeat (ho live witnesses for tho prosecution with tho ono witness for tho de fense. Judge Brown thou charged tho Jury with great clearness and flue distinctions ns to the points at Issue. The Jury remained out until 5 o’clock this afternoon, and thou brought In a verdict of nineteen years’ imprisonment. Tho counsel for tho prisoner appeals for a vow trial to-morrow. M wilts* of an JLiitUun €Uluf« fix. Louis, May 23,—A special to tho Times from Fort Bill, Indian Territory, says that groat excitement prevails among the WichUu Indians on account of tho murder of their principal Chief, tsadnwab, by the Gauges, looontly. The Chief was out hunting alone, and tho next morn ing hia headless body was fouud with a bullet hole in tbo back. A hundred yards away tbo head was found, nfcrlppoa of tbo scalp, Isad&wah wan a groat friond of tho whites. Seventeen years ago ono of ids war rlora killed a sentry at Fort Arbucklo, and tlio Obfof promptly brought tho head of tho asHassin to tho fort. It is boliovod Umt tbo Wlcbltus and Ibolr aUtoa will Iramodlatoly tako tho war-path against tho Osagos, In apito of all efforts to re strain thorn. JUDICIAL. Mof-mrs. TVilUamn, Itnotli, ttogont, Tree, and Fanvoll Announce Xliom* selves n« Candidates for Ko-olcsMon as Circuit Judges* To the Electors of Cook County t Tbo undersigned, tbo present Judges of tbo Circuit Court of Cook County, whoso olootlvo lorra of office will expire by limitation, or by tbo provisions of tbo Constitution of this State, on Monday, Juno Q, A. D. 1873, boroby announce tbomßolvos ns candidates for ro-oioction. This announcement Jo mado after consuUatlon with very many of tbo doctors of tho county, who Boom to fool that tbo nontimout of tbo peo ple of Cook County is decidedly adverse to tbo calling of party conventions, or any convention, for tbo nomination of candidates. Fully mindful of tbo generous confidence re posed in us heretofore, by our election to tbo po sitions on the bench wo now hold, and conscious that wo have dono our best to sorvo tho whole people to tho utmost of our ability, wo havo re solved to placo our names before them again, on a common ticket, embracing tho names of all tho present Judges of tho Circuit Court, and ask tboir suffrages, irrespective of political opinions. Grateful for tbo honor conferred by tbo people in tbo past, wo fool assured that tboir Judgment at tbo polls, on tbo day of election, will bo gov erned by an earnest dobiro to do Justice to all. Wo havo selected a number of our friends, who will confer with others, and announce ex ecutive committees for tbo vorious wards and towns of Cook County, and wo ask such co-opora tion as tboao who may bo announced aro willing to B'VO. E. 8. Wiuum Henry Uootii, JNO. G. lIoUERS, Lambert Tree. Wm. W. Faewell. I* is earnestly requested by tbo Oommittoo that tbo ontiro Bar give tboir valuable assist ance and co-oporato with tbo executive com mittees in tbo various wards and towns in which tboy may reside. Tbo committees of tho various wards and towns will ho published in The Trib une hereafter, tbo crowded condition of our col umns preventing tboir insertion to-day. farmers’ Convention at Effingham, 111*—Two Candidate* Nominated.—A Schism in the Convention* Social Diapalch to The Chicago Tribune. EmnoiiAar, 111., May 23 The Farmers’ Con vention for this, the Second Supremo-Court Judicial District, mot hero to-day. The coll was for 1 o'clock p. m., but as a largo majority of the delegates present wore found to bo favor able to the nomination of tbo lion. John Scbol ftold, an attempt was made by bis opponents to control tbo convention by calling it to order at 10 a. m. At that hour, TV. 33. Alcorn, of Rich land, took the chair, and nut in nomination for temporary Chairman, D. O. Burrows, of Madison. A motion was then made to adjourn till 1 o’clock, to give tbo delegates from tbo Western counties time to got in. but tbo temporary Chairman re fused to put the question. Tor an hour or more there was much confusion,—several delegates speaking at once,—but finally the motion to ad journ was put, and carried by a largo majority. In tho afternoon, Jonathan Hooks, of Effingham County, was mado permanent uhairraan, and J* W. Ross and L. Harvey, Secretaries, On a call of counties, all wore found to ho represented except Jasper, Calhoun, and Jersey. A resolu tion Indorsing tho Hon. John Scbolflold for Supremo Judge was adopted by au almost unanimous vote. A Committee was ap pointed to prepare nu address to tho voters, and tho Convention adjourned. In tho afternoon, tho Temporary Chairman, Mr. Burrows, with a number of delegates, re paired to Wright’s Hall, and placed a door keeper at tho door, and only lot in those who wore opposed to Scholflold, Kingsbury, of Montgomery, was nominated, receiving seventy votes, to thirty for Judge Sauby, The vote was taken by counties, and in some instances one or two persons cast the whole vote of tho county. Tho general fooling is that Bcholfleia will bo elected by a largo majority. SPRINGFIELD. Uluiirier ici lloiimo XSIII 60»«Arlicki filed llnilroad and Warehouse CumiiiisuloiierN»Porsoiinl« Special Dispatch to The Chicago Tribute. Sphirofield, 111., May 23.—A serious blunder was mado in enrolling House bill 80, -which passed both Houses and received the signature of the Govomor. Tho bill enabled the Judges of Cook County, or of other circuits iu the State, to call to their aid Judges from outside to hold branch Courts, to assist them in disposing of accumulated business on their dockets. Tbo Judges thus employed wore to havo $lO, to bo f'aid by the county in which tho Court was mid. A proviso was added that tho section al lowing compensation should not apply to any Judge for tho terra for which ho is now elected. In the enrolled law, tho word “ now ” is loft out, and of course outs off all compensation, and defeats entirely tho purpose for which the law was intended. Tho East St, Louis Rendering Company, capi tal $12,000 ; tho Morrison Agricultural Society, of Whiteside County, capital $20,000, and tho First Bohemian Butchers* Society, organized for charitable purposes, filed certificates of organiza tion to-day with tho Secretary of State. Springfield, Hi., May 23.— The Railroad and ■Warehouse Commissioners moot in this city next Tuesday to consider tho means by which they are to bo enabled to fix a schedule of rates of tariff on tho various railroads in tho State, as they are required to do under tho now law. They have already prepared a series of questions to bo answered by railroad which are In tended to develop data upon which to base their further action.. Qov. Bovoridgo is oxpectod to rotum to-mor row morning and to rcaiuno tho functions of his office, which Senator. Early, in Liu capacity of President of tho Sonato, has boon discharging. THE POLARIS. IVlint is Said About tl»o Poisoning: Story in Now Yorlc* New York, May Charles P. Daly, President of tho Geographical Society, speaking of tho doath of Capt. Hall, of tho Polaris Arctic expedition, says that tho lottor-writer who start ed tho poisoning story, on tbo expression of a suspicion by an Esquimaux, would not have douo so had ho known tho breed. Thoy do not know whnt truth moans. 44 Joo "Is spoken of us a woll-moaulug man, but Hans is a man of very bad reputation, and was near be ing hanged by Dr. Hayes on ono of Ida expedi tious, so convincing was tho proof that ho had boon tho causo of tho death of Mr, Soiling. Judge Daly is not inclined to accent as true tho stones tola of Capt. Haddington by thoso who havo boon rosoucd t and lie alludes to tho cir cumstance that Tyson mul Myers wore tho raeu who wore reported as showing Insubordination at Disco, Copt. Hull, ho saya, however, was not capable of loading such an expedition, mid dlauot enro so much that the North Polo should bo reached as that ho should roach U. Ho was no seaman, and an attempt to Induce him to leave tho command to Liout. Grhmoll, tho son of his bone factor, failed. Mr. Orinnoll, when spoken to on the subject, said that Capt. Hall lacked only ono requisite for tho task which ho undertook, the ability to govern his men. Ho was too familiar with his crow, John liegeman, who furnished tho expedition with a portion of its outfit, is mado to say by the in terviewer that Hull expressed himself confident that Uuddington. Chester, and Morton would sus • taiu hhn in any discipline that he should attempt to enforce, and that no (Ilogoraan), iu Ida daily visits to tho Polaris, whou at Now York, was not favorably impressed by Tyson. Ho regarded him ana very dissatisfied man, and ono whom it would bo diniouU to manngo. In his opinion tho party rescued wore deserters, INVITATIONS-TO CHOLERA. To the Editor of The Chict ij/o Tribune Bin; "Wore Iho Health Commissioners to walk, or ovon ride, through some of tho alloys and by streets of the city, they would pbrcolvo that thoro waa plenty of work to od and no tlmo to bo lost. To «ay nothing of plica of garbage ylng hero and there, drainage JH bo imperfect in many portions of the city that-a deadly groon scum iloata In iho dilchoa aud stagnant pools. Lot tho Commissioners inspect for themselves the streets immediately north of Oaualport avonuo, and they will bo astonished at tho num ber of iuvitaUous which cholera baa already re ceived. X. WALL STREET. Kovlotv of tlio Money, Oolil, Rond. Slock, and I-roiluco ITlnrkofN* Social Dlipalch to Tht Chicago Tribune. New Venn, May 2!l,—Money on call 'ranged from 5 to 7 por com, and a UUIo more active at futorvals. STOCKS, Tho stock marital was oven duller than on yen. torday, and weakness wan tho only feature, IlomyJl. Smith in going off to Europe on a pleasure excursion in his now stoam yacht and n hut little noon in Wall street Just now. Pro cinoly what ho is doing nobody protends to know. Tho Arm of Josslyn, hitch ,t Co., of which lie and Gould wore originally special partners, and afterwards ho elouo tho spools!, has been dis solved, and a now Ann formed, of which Mr. Bach remains a member, and Smith and Josslyn are specials. Some of tho gossiping rumors mates '“l'd 0 holder of Wostoni Union, of which hip old partner Gould is also said to bo aa largely short, and that each is aiming to twist tho other. Tho gossips say also that, while Smith goes to Europe, Jay Gould goes out next week to tbo West, In company with John F. Tracy, of tbo Hock Inland liailroad. and another groat railroad operator. *■ GOLD was tbo feature of tbo street. Tho market active and decidedly firmer, at an advance I? was discovered, this morning, that Jay Could gobbled tbo ontiro $1,500,000 at tbo Bal ° yesterday. Ho uurohaßPd $5,000,000 more to-day. and VnoE? $5,000,000 was taken by others on tbo bull side .of tbo street. -Within a week or ton days post the Gorman bankers bavo boon heavy sellers of gold, and a very largo short interest baa boon made, which in probably tbo basis of tbo move ment now in progress. vu^ It is intimated that tho . , , SYNDICATE is in a trap in regard to tbo approaching tine- SK 5 m oonlß^ut W. mt * . P OODS nrPORTs. Tno imports of dry goods for tbo wook ending to-day nmoniitoil to 51,479,107, end tho good! marketed to $1 408,950. It Is ostiraetod that tho total merchandise imports to bo reported to morrow will bo over $9,000,000 for tho wook HOShs. Governments woro strong and higher, though if!.™! 1 "?' ' VIH , com parativoly small, owing to tho limited supply o/foring. Tbo Gormans worn lots 0 ™ to ' (lay ’ ut not obtain auy round , moduce. iiour was loss active, and grades under P9 wore more plenty and easier. Winior wheat ex traa remain quiet, but are firmly hold. Bhipninir extras, superfine, and fancy Minnesota arc more Plenty, fa'a 00, 7,300 brla Wheat was in modorato demand for milling, and prices wore bettor under the serious break In the canal, which, it is thought, will require eight or ton days to repair. The absence of freight room chocks business for export. slea 37J300 bu } receipts, bu. * Port'was loss ncLVe, and raJ v /r iyominal. Some Jobbing business was done at a decline. B 2^ c . rb J l a ” d wgtt'M* wo made to the extent of 300 brls, at *10.25 for old mesa and $10.75 for now mess. Tor future delivery no sales. Mav and Juno Is quoted at SIG.G2‘<;@IG.B7K. and July at pkgs. Cut meats wore quiet, and no im portant sales reported. In picUlcd iiama, no further business. Dry salted shoulders are about 7j£o nominally. Sales yea* of 70 tea, 15 lbs pickled hams at ll%o; 10,000 lbs bellies, 11 lbs, at 9c, and 20.000 lbs rib hollies, 13 lbs, at Receipts, 697 pkgs. Dacca is generally quiet, and prices about the same as yesterday, though rather weak. Short clear,was iu some demand, and 200 boxes febld on private terms, and a few sold at W>. The quotation/*,; Ye 9>f <a>'J)<c { long clear, fly. Lard won fairly derive and' Armor: Western, V(§)9}4o. Small lots of city sold at 8-J.fc. For future delivery the business reported embraced 250 tes for July at Oi^o; 500 tes do at 0 7*lGo; 800 tea May at OXc, less brokerage* 2.000 tes Juno at Receipts, 954 pkgs. ON THE RAIL. Tho CongrcsHtoiml Excursionists at IVow Orleans—■JTlumks, Special Dispatch to The Chicago lYibunc, New Orleans, May 23.—Tho Congressional party loft tills morning by stoamor to survey tho mouth of tho Mississippi, and examine tho plana of the proposed works. They will return at 10 a. m, to-morrow, and leave by a special train for tho North to-morrow night at 7 o’clock. \Ta t/ve *l«Bociat«d Prcae.) New Ohleaks, May 23,—Tho steamer Bello Loo, with tho Concresßional excursionists, ar rived ofc Pass a L*Outro at about 4:30. Tho steamer Creole loft with those of tho party who dosiro to visit tho Gulf terminus of tho pro posed Fort Bt, Philip Canal, Tho polio Loo re mains hero until tho Croolo'a return, when sha departs for tho city, where oho will arrive early to-morrow morning. After the excursionists and their friends hod all got on hoard tho Now Orleans steamer at Galvehton. a mooting of the guests was hold in tho cabiu for tho purpose of giving expression to thoir footings in regard to tho excursion, and tUo Improßflum of tho country and pooplo with whom they had boon brought in contact. Tho Hon. Alexander Karasoy, United States Senator from Minnesota, was called to the Choir. Ho briolly alluded to tho pleas ant time spout since leaving homo, and tho favorable impressions which had boon created on himself and his colleagues by the hospitable treatment they had everywhere received. Mr. Kassou, member of Congress from lowa v mado a few exceedingly apposite remarks, which wore received with marked attention, after which ho road tho following resolutions, which woro unanimously and most enthusiastically ap proved : Jiewtved, That wo havo viewed with Interest, and With tho highest satisfaction tho adtaltabla features and the wonderful mineral wealth of that portion of Missouri through which wo were conducted on tho Atlantic ft Pacific lload, giving us increased coulldcuco in, os well oa en larged knowledge of, tho unlimited resources of tho Mississippi Valley for both agricultural and manufac turing developments. Jiesolved, That tho transit across tho Xudlan Terri tory upon the Atlantic ft Pacific and the M„ K. & T. Railroads disclosed one of tho loveliest scenes of virgin nature on tbo globe, and a region In which living streams with well-timbered borders appear Inter spersed with verdant prairies adapted equally to tillage and to pasture, and adequate to the support of a dense population. dissolved, That among tho most satisfactory results of our examination of the wide country over which wo parsed Is tho assurance wo have derived from It of tho very great attractions to immigration presented hy a greater part of that portion of Texan which Is traversed .by tbo Houston ft Texas Cuntral Railroad,—attractive tn its mild climate, its undulating surface, Us rich soli, its Umber, Us water, Us staple production, and Us access to market, and with an ample provision for schools In the future, will draw into its limits a large share of the most prudent, enterprising population of tbo United States. Resolved, That wo thoroughly appreciate tbo liberal courtceios extended to us during our excursion by thl A. &P,, tho M,, K, ft T„ tho Houston ft Texas Con trol, and tho Galveston, Houston ft Anderson Rail ways: and express our special recognition of tho liberality of tho Western Union Telegraph Company, In affording to us tho use of tholr wires, of tho Texas ft I’aclflo Railroad Company by tlieir Hupcrlutcndorit, Erwin, in providing for this company during tboir detention iu Bhorman, and our appreciation of tbo constant attention to tho comfort of tho party shown by Joseph Vf, Dwyer, Esq., manager of tho excursion; by W. IT. Collin, Esq., Railroad Vice-President, and by Superin tendents A, A, Talmndgc, IV. K. Woodward, Goo. B, Nichols, and John Durant, uud by R. D. dowry. Su perintendent of the Western Union Telegraph Com pany. and we ahull also long remember the kindly and hospitable feeling manifested by the resident popula tion throughout the lino of our Journey. dissolved. That tho scale of liberality, extraordinary oven In this generous laud, upon which hospitality has been extended to us by tho City of Oulvostou, has ren dered us powerless to give expression of our profound appreciation of it. JietolcAl, That our most cordial thanks ato duo, and aco hereby tendered, to tho citizens of Galveston, to the Chamber of Commerce, to the Mayor, Aldermen, and other various social and volunteer organizations, for tholr most generous reception and entertainment, and that (ho memory of this generous Southern coast, her (lowers, her beach, and her hospitality will remain throughout our Uvea ua green as the leaves of her mag nolias. CompnrnUve Cotton Statement, Nesy York, May 23,—Tho cotton statement for tho weok ending to-day is: Not receipts at all United States ports during -the week.. Same week inat year 12,327 Total receipts to date 9,306,119 game date last year 9,016,163 Exports for tko week , 60,51‘i Samo week lost year 23,040 Total exports to Onto 9,249,016 Samodata InHt'yoar 1,823,630 Stock at oil United States porta 863,437 Samo tlmo last year 233,768 Stock at all Interior towns 07,000 Bumo time last year.,., 35,131 Slock at XJvorpooJ. 762,000 Same tlmo lost year 868.000 Stock of American alloat for Orcat Britain.... 216,000 Same time last year........ 109,000 Sporting* lowa Citv, May 2H.—At a ehooling match bora to-day between Dorwort. of this city, and Kerri of Codar Kaplda, for two championship of the State, twonty-tlvo winglo rifles, JDonrorfc won by four biula. Bales. 01,223

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