Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, June 21, 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated June 21, 1873 Page 4
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TERMS OF THE TRIBUNE. teumi or BcnscmmoN (pataolb nt autancp.). Parts of a year at the same rate. - _ . To present delay and mistakes, bo sure ana rlto aos Ofllce address in lull, Including Btato and County. nnmllUncM mny bo muilo either by .Iron, won Pelt Office order, or In reßlslorod letters, at rurnsK. TF.itMs to oiti Bimnonnißnß. Colly, delltotod, Sunday o«coptort. 25 cents per week. v sa£r* su ssm^r Ooruor Mndtson and Poatbom-sU.. Olilcago, 111. i TO-DAY'S AMUSEMENTS, ATKKN'H TITRATHR—Wabanh dvonuc, cornprof Oon irtcii Mtoot. HpecUoulftr opera, “Zoloo." Afloruoon aud evening. fTOOLKY’S THEATRE— Randolph atrooN between OlVrk and LaSalle. “Uarae of Love." Aflornoon and evening. MnVIOKER'B THEATRE—Madison etroot, botwoon Dearborn end Slato. Tho Kalla I utnam Troupe. "lUadoO’OraM.” Afternoon and evening, rAfUDEMY OP MUSTO— HaUtod fltrrof, between Madison and Monroe. Thoatro Oouilquu Combination. Afternoon and evening. MYERS’ OPRUA HOUSE-Monroo■twot, b'Jwcon B»to and Dearborn. Moran 4 Mannings Minstrels. AJtornoon and evening. AMPnrrnBATnB-OUnton .trojt, bolwoon WMljlne lon and Randolph. Cal Wagnor’a Minstrel*. Afternoon and evening. BUSINESS NOTICES. ntTnimr Oil's HAIR DVC Tina BPLKNDTD KaTOUKLOU. Proprietor. W. , „ Uht (lijafcs# Mmtie, Saturday Morning, Juno 81, 1873. * Tlio Inspectors of Election who allowed Susan D. Anthony to vote havo boon lined $55 each. Secretary Belknap has ordered that search bo made through tho vaults of tho War Depart ment to boo whether it is true, as lately stated, that tho valuable records left thoro by Secretary Stantou have boon stolon. Tho cholera has roachcd-'Paducah, Ky., where thoro woro* six deaths yesterday out of forty cases. Thoro woro 33 deaths in. Memphis day before yesterday and 24 yesterday, nearly all of them from cholera. This is tho largest mortality Binco tho epidemic of 18GG, and consequently the city is in a bad fright. In accordance with tho practice of tho Depart ment, tho Comptroller of tho Currency, without giving any warning, called, last May, upon the twenty National Banks of Chicago for a state ment of their condition, and tho main points of their reports la reply aro given in the Wash iugton dispatches. Michlgammi,. a mining settlement of 800 in habitants on tho shore of Lako Superior, took firo Thursday from tho burning woods which surrounded it, and was destroyed. Tho people lu aavo their livossought refuge in tho lake, huta numborwflroovortakonby tho flames; eight bodies have boon found, and moro aro known to havo perished. To add to tho sorrowful plight of tho people, they aro cut off from communication by rail and telegraph, as tho groat heat has warped tho rails and burned down tho wires. The managers of the principal railroads run ning north, wont, and south from Chicago camo to a conclusion, yesterday, regarding the free pass system, and signed a paper agreeing to issue no more passes except to their own em ployes and their families traveling on their own roads. All passes now outstanding will bo al lowed to continue In force until thoir expiration, Doc. 31, and will not be renewed. The agree ment does not extend to cases whore the com panies are required to issue passes by virtue of leases of other Hues, or in pursuance of written contracts previously raado. Tho now dam in tho Illinois River, which, when completed, will extend tho business of tho Illinois & Michigan Canal, at all seasons, to tho mouth of tho river, is to bo placed about ono mile below Copperas Creek landing, according to tho decision of tho Canal Commissioners, and tho United States Engineer who is superintend ing tho work of tho Federal Government In tho Improvement of tho river. Tho Legislature at its latt session appropriated tho not receipts of the canal to tho construction of this dam, and it is expected that tho SIOO,OOO appropriated by Congress for tho improvement of the Illinois River will also bo spent on this work. Tho Kowanoo Independent, tho aonoaoo Re public, and tho Alodo Banner have fallen under a species of proscription at tho hands of tho Craig men, because they happened to support Judge Lawrence in tho recent Judicial election. It ap pears that this species of intimidation has been applied in some cases to business men who aro not publishers of newspapers. Such behavior is exactly tho same as that which tho Ku-Klnx law was intended to suppress and prevent in tho South, and if resorted to in an election for members of Congress would subject, tho persons resorting to it to indictment. It is needless to say that no good cause needs tho services of prosoriptionists, and that any party I which resorts to such measures of coercion will alienate all right-thinking men, and force them to sido with tho opponents of ouch a party, iu order to save tho substantial features of repub lican government, which are, after all, of more consequence than tho principles upon which a railroad freight-tariff is constructed. The Chicago produce markets were more ac tive yesterday. Mesa pork was panicky, declin ing SI.OO per brl, but closed firmer at §U.OO@ 15.00 cash, and §15.00 Boiler July, Lard woe dull, and 6o per 100 Urn lower, at $8.2G@8.80 cash, and §8.80@8.32j< Boiler July. Moats wore quiet and easier at o%(Sf>Ko 'for shoulders j 8?f@8%o for short ribs; for short clear, for Bwoct-picklod hama. Iligh winoa wore quiet and steady at 890 per gallon. Lake freights woro active, and advanced 10, to for com to Buffalo. Flour was active oud easier. 'Wheat was quiet and higher, closing •lament §1.19# cash, and §UG% aoller July. Corn was active and weak, declining So, but closed firmer at 27c seller the month, and Boiler July. Oats woro actlvo and steady, clos ing at cash and 2Cjtfo seller July. Byo was quiet and firmer at Co@olo. Barley was dull and lower at 50®G:ta for poor to good No. 2. Hogs were actlvo and higher, advancing to §4.20@4.66. Cattle and sheep woro unchanged. Now Orleans complains, and not unreasonably that it is blockaded by its bar, as thoroughly as United States gunboats did it during tho war. The aooumulalion of drift in tho channels at the mouth of tho Mississippi in growing worooovory day, ami nothing is dono to romovo It. Vos* sols of over eovontooa foot draught aro unnblo to pass up tho rlvor, and must unload and ro oelvo thotr cargoes in lighters wliioii aro towod to and from tho city. Temporary roller might bo got by dredging tho channels 5 Congress made sufficient appropriations for tho work, but tho towboat-men, who, of course, proflt by tho present order of things, ha' ito “ influence" enough to prevent anything being done. The Btoroboußoa are full of produce which cannot And vessels to take it away; not many weeks ago it waa stated that there was enough tobacco In Btoro to load, twenty of the largest vessels j In the two months of April and March as many as fifty vessels wore kopt waiting below tho bar for weeks at ft timo Boohing entrance. Thoro Ip no doubt that if navigation woro froo tho cot ton trade alone would give employment to four times tho number of eoa-going vessels that now Bail from Now Orleans. tttr NEW FREIGHT TARIFFS. Wo print elsewhere tho now Bohodulo of rates adopted by the Chicago, Burlington & Quiuoy Railroad, to conform to tho now law requiring a larger rate for tho greater distance. It will bo soon, on examination of tho schedule, that tho principle has boon adopted of fixing pertain rate por mllo for tho various olosseb nf freight, and then applying this rato hy sections of two milos and a half up to twouty-fivo miles, and to sections of five miles for distances exceeding twenty-live miles. When tho stations do not correspond with tho division into sections, a rate will bo hereafter fixed corresponding to tho moan of tbo higher and lower sectional rato on olthor sido. Probably no fairor interpretation of tbo law could bo modo than this, as it corresponds not only to tbo letter but to tbo spirit, Tbo application of this tariff will tost io effect of the pro rata provision, bring out its merits, end show ito defects.' There are al ready evidences all along the lino of the roads running north and south that the increase of rates at competing points is producing a spirit of opposition to tho law which did' not exist at the time of its adoption ; and in some places, whore thoro was a demand for the pas sage of just such a law, there is now a disposition to condemn those who voted for it. If, on tho other hand, tho advantages of tho I law shall bo found to oscood tho defects which 1 aro already apparent, tho majority of tho people will probably insist upon its retention, and tho losers by tho change will have to submit. One of tho first of tho noticeable results of applying tho law is tho abandonment of tho Quincy trade by the Burlington Road. It was known at tho outset that tho road could bring this trade to Chicago and comply with tho law without carrying tho freight of tho intermediate points at a loss. Tho Quincy trado which has heretofore come to Chicago will henceforth go to Bt. Louis. Thisrosult was obvious hoforotholaw was passed. But tho road can carry lowa and Missouri freight at such rates as will enable it to recover in those States what it loses at Quin- cy. It is hold that, as tho right to rogulato com- merce between tho States is vested in Congress, tho Illinois law can assort no control over tho commerce of lowa in transitu . Tho result of this policy, if It holds, will bo to givo Keokuk tho advantage of two markets in contending for the trado of tho country adjacent to both cities. In this way, trado-contrcs will bo disturbed. Chicago, Quincy, and tho business of the Bur- lingtoultoad will all bo more or loss injured, and Koohulc alouo will derive a bouoflt from tho disturbance. As between tho Chicago & Alton and tho Illi nois Control Railroads, tho question will arise whether tho Illinois Contral Road will bo per mitted to carry freight to St. Louis, Blooming ton, and other competing points, at the same rate os jtho Alton Road carries it. Common sense and common justice would dooido that it should have this privilege, but whether or not tho law may bo so construed remains to bo de cided. Tho Illinois Contral has to make up its tariff with reference to its entire lino, extending as far as Cairo. It cannot afford to sacrifice its other business, which it would have to do, by conforming i' •; ‘arifl to tho rates that tho Alton Road can establish, on account of its shorter run. If tho law cannot ho con strued in such a way as to permit I tho Illinois Central to carry freight to Blooming- I ton and Bt. Louis as low as tho Chicago & Alton I Road carries It, without prejudice to its tariff at other points, tho St. Louis, Bloomiugtou, and tho other competing points aro loft at the mercy of ono road, os regards this particular traffic, though tho other points on tho Illinois Contral Road aro in no wise benefited by tho restriction. Another point in controversy is in reference to ] tlirougU freights passing over connecting linos, i For instance, the Burlington Road connects at a given point with a shorter road running to the - Illinois Rivor. The Burlington Road has - a i cheaper tariff than the connecting lino, i because it docs a larger . amount of business and can afford to make bettor rates. The question, then, is whether freight shipped by that route to the Iliinois River, so that it goes further by the Burlington Road than by tho other, may ho shipped accord ing to tho Burlington Road’s cheaper rato, or must bo governed, when it loaves that road, by tho short road’s higher local tariff? If tho lat ter, thou the whole lino must abandon Its busi ness at that point, oa tho competition of tho river will prevent it from carrying freight at tho ' higher rato which tho law requires to bo charged. Those and other knotty points arising out of tho now law will bo referred to the Railroad Commissioners first; but their decision will not ho final. In tho meantime, tho Toledo & Wa bash Road, which runs partly in Illinois and partly in Indiana, baa resolved to anticipate tho action of tho Indiana Legislature, and apply tho pro rqfa principle, which it la forced to apply in Illinois, all along the lino. It might as well begin in this way, for It is a foregone con clusion that tho Indiana and Ohio Legislatures will pass the same kind of law before long, since its practical effect will bo to put up a high fonco on their western boundaries which tho Illinois farmers will not bo able to scale until tho pro ducts of Indiana and Ohio shall havo boon shipped eastward. If this cut-tbroat policy Is to bo tried, ii is not at all improbable that it will lead to a demand upon Congress to interpret and establish Us right to rogulato commerce bo ( tween tho States, which could bo exorcised in this case only by virtually defeating the pro rata ( principle as applied to through freights passing ovorsovoral different Slates. The Alla California recently printed some statistics concerning tho arrivals and departures of Uhhiaraon to and from San Francisco, which are of special Interest in connection with tho re- cent OhlnoßO troubles In that oily. From other statistics, which nro furnished by tho Custom- House, it appears that during tho post twenty years there have boon 185,800 arrivals and 01,009 departures, showing a’not gain of 7*4,400. Out of this number, not leas than 10,000 have loft by railroad for Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, and the States oast of the Hooky Mountains. The deaths aro estimated to amount to 2,500, which loaves the entire present | Chinese population of tho State 02,600, or ah average increase of 8,080 per annum. As tho white population of tho State increases annually about 25,000 by Immigration, and about 50,000 by births, or twenty-five times as fast oa the Chinese, tho rldioulonsnoso of tho searo, lost the Chinese overrun tho State, is made apparent. THE HOT-CORN CASE. Tho disclosure mado yesterday in relation to 11 hot com M in oortain bins in ono of tho Chica go elevators ia so well calculated to bring tho credit of tho city Into disgrace, that immediate measures should bo takon to prevent a repetition of such a proceeding. Public notloo was given, by advertisement in tho papers, that tho com in certain designated bins in two elevators of tbo North Bldo warehouse combination was hot, and that tho contents . of tbeso bins numborod 65,000 bushels. Tho an nouncement had an instant effect upon tho value of tho coin in storo and tho corn market generally. Thoro wore, on tho day this advertisement appeared, ovor 4,000,000 bushels of com in storo in Chicago. Tho depreciation of this stock of com is now an average of II cents a bushels, or 00 per cent, equal to tbo an nihilation of tho whole value of over 1,000,000 bushels. During tho interval slnco that an nouncement, 1,000,000 bushels, previously ship ped, has arrived hero, and another million bush ols boo boon purchased, both Buffering tbo enormous decline. Tho doclino also followed tho com iu transit botwoon Chicago and Now York, and, to some extent, tho corn at all points in tbo East. As a whole, there was probably a fall of 11 cents por buahol on not Joss than 10,- 000,000 bushels of com, equal to tho annihila tion of value in tho bauds of tho holders of ©1,100,000. What was tho Justification for this announce ment that so heavily shook tho markot? Ordi narily, . when an announcement of hot corn is made, tho holders of tho warehouse receipts hasten to soil them at such discount as may bo demanded. The practice has boon for tho ware housemen, noting through tholr brokers, to buy up tho receipts for this discredited corn, after which tho hot com ceased to exist. In tho caso of ono of tlfoso elevators, however, tho holders of tho receipts at this time changed tho practice; they presented their receipts for tho 23,000 bushels of corn posted, os “ hot,’’ when It appeared thattboro wer6 only 1,500 bush ole of com in any way affected intho elevator, and that this was damaged' not moro than 2 coflta on tho bushel, while all tho rest was per fectly sound. Tho other, discredited elevator has not yet boon hoard from. Now tho entire actual damage sustained by all tho com in that olovator did not exceed S3O, and yet tho adver tisement that com to tho amount of 23,000 bushels was hot had tho effect of robbing holders of com to tho oxtont of $1,100,000 or more. Tho timo has not hson long Binco falao alarms of hot com were part of tho trade. Hot corn was thou a regular husl noßS. On ono occaaion, within tho mom* ory of moat of tho present generation, al com in a certain warehouse w&a declared to bo hot, and the amount was very largo. There was an immediate sacrifice of receipts, which tho warehousemen purchased. Tho, holders of re ceipts for a small portion of tho com declared to bo hot concluded to draw their com out and ship it, and, when they sent tho vessel to tho warehouse, thoro was not com enough of any kind in tho establishment, hot or cold, to moot tho receipts. Thoro had been no hot com, and tho trick waa resorted to to enable tho ware housemen to buy up an ovor-issno of receipts at a largo discount. Wo do not moan to bo understood as Intimat ing that there baa.beon anything corrupt or dis honest iu this transaction. Tho well-established character of Mr. Hiram Wheeler, who is at tho head of tho warehouse combination, perhaps ex cludes any prosnmption of that kind ; but tbo people beyond tho Sity, and oven in tbo city, will fail to distinguish between two cases having many similar features. And for this reason au instant remedy should bo adopted. It would have boon infinitely cheaper for tbo Board of Trade to have purchased all tho com in that ele vator and thrown it into tho lake, than have It go forth that tho alarm of hot oora waa false, and that tho great loss and depreciation In tho mar ket should have fallen upon people who deal with this city in good faith. That tho condition of hot com can bo pro vented by the employment iu warehouses of machinery for tho ventilation, drying, and clennr ing of tho com from time to time, is Why should it not be adopted? Whyshould,it not bo mode compulsory ? Why should not, tbo warehousemen thorasolvoa provide it, giving to their customers full security against hot com, for which tbo public will oh readily pay ns they do for any other insurance. Wo insist that tho Board of Trade cauuot, in Justice to their own character, nor iu Justice to tho character of tho city, permit tins disgraceful business to go un noticed, nor without a strong effort to pro vide a preventive against its future repetition. It was hoped that tho odium once attaching to tbo warehouse,business had passed away for ever ; but this trausaction, innocent as it may bo, is calculated to rovivo It with increased force iu all parts of the country. SUTLER IN MASSACHUSETTS, Reports from Maasachuaetta indicate that there is actually no opposition to the Republi can nomination of Qon. Butler for Governor of Massachusetts. This is presumably -the result of a compact between the Republican politicians of that State, of which wo hoard more or loss at tho time Secretary Boutwoll was elected to tho United States Senate. Gen. Butler mot with obstinate and successful opposition two years ago when ho started out in tho Gubernato rial race, aud it is fair to presume that tho same opposition would assort itself now if it woro not in consideration of some agreement within tho party, adopted with tho purpose of a satisfactory distribution of tho offices, and of maintaining harmony among tho party loaders., A Republican majority of 75,000 is claimed in Massachusetts, so that, if God. Butler’s ambition is not’contoslcd in convention, it is tolerably certain that he will bo olootod. Those holding individual objections to voting for him will scarcely bo numerous enough to overcome tho influence of so largo a party ma jority and tho extraordinary efforts that will ho mode to save tbo party In Massachusetts, ovon at* Iho expense of electing Butlor Governor. Thoro 1b little prospect that Butlor will volunta rily draw off from the flold. To do so now and for Iho second tlmo would bo to acknowledge that ho woa porflonally too objectionable to bis own party to secure the position which he boo demanded as bln reward for party services. Vfo may, therefore, reasonably look forward to Qon. Ihitldr’a candidature, and probably to his elec tion. Thoro wo juat two wayaof regarding this proa poot, viz: Either ao the ultimate attaining of good hy tbataovoro procosa of purification which Bupplloa the maximum of evil no a warning; or oh a disgrace totho wliolo country and on in jury to Maaaaohuaotta which that Stoto cannot off< ford to inflict. In tho Aral case, tho olootion of Qon. Sutler as Govornor of Massachusetts would definitely dolormluo tho responsibility of tho Republican party for tho Individual and official corruption that haa boon developed un derlie domination. Qon. Sutler stands before tho country as tho avowed champion of all that tho pooplo have united In condemning. 110 was tho attorney of Oakes Amos in tho Houeo; ho wae tho father and most aotivo champion of tho sal ary-grab ; ho haa played tho port of parwlto to tho President in fooo of bis declared contempt for him ; and ho is, to-day, the typo, in tho minds of nino-toaths of tho people, of tho political ruffian, ready at all times to grab and scramble for all tho advaptogos that fall in tho way of tho politician. It tho Sopnhlioan party take np this representative of modem political infamy, and doliboratoly present him aa their candidate for Govornor of Massaobusotts, tho event will have a national significance. It will ho an open party iccognition of what has already boon charged,— that tho organization is sustained solely for tho purpose of seizing and dividing tho spoils. Tho issue of tho life or death of tho present Ropub lican party will thon bo moro fairly mode up than it haa over boon before, and it will como be fore tbo country to decide whether or not tho politicians are stronger than the pooplo. On tho othor side, it is doubtful whofchor tho country can stand tho Increased pressure of each I a test. If it should rosult favorably to tho poll- : Udans in Massachusetts, which is likely to bo tho caso, it would onooarago thorn in tho com mission of still bolder outrages upon tho pooplo, which it would require a long timo to remedy, with groat suffering and sore dissensions mean while. Tho Springfield Republican says, and 'says truly, that Gon. Butler’s agency in securing tbo salary-grab would bo sufficient to dofoat him in any Western State. Then Gon. Butler’s election in Massaohusotts will ho a direct insult to tho popular sentiment of tho West, which Massachusetts, as tho larg est of tho Kow England States, cannot afford ft give. This sentiment of opposition to salary grabs, to Credit Mohiliors, and to official knavery of all descriptions, exists in tho West to a degree which tho Republican party of Massa chusetts and tho Now England States utterly fails to appreciate when it consents that tho programme shall ho carried out which includes tho election of Qon. Butler. Qou. Butler ia a nightmare to tho Republican party. On tho one aide, ho has its official in dorsement from hoodquartora which tho party does not dare to disturb for fear of rapturing acme of its moat dangerous elements. On tho other aide, it can only proceed in tho direction outlined at tho risk of confirming its reputation as a party of corruption, with no other excuse for existence than a division of tho spoils. If it goes ahead with Butler, it will brook upon tho rock of popular disgust. If it tries to throw him over, it loses tho ballast of his friends and ad herents who aro cliiof among thoso holding tho concern together on its present basis. Tho retribution which Gen. Butler is pretty euro to bring iu either caso may yet atone, in part, for his past political sins. MISS ANTHONY’S FIASCO. Wo doubt whether Mias Anthony will (re ceive any considerable degree of sympathy in her present martyrdom, outside of her own particular cliquo of admirers and followers. A reformer who deliberately seta herself against law and order and ordinary consis tency, and rushes into a breach without judg ment or flense, rarely excites commisera tion when she comes to grief. This has boon especially true of Miss Anthony sinco her arrest for illegal voting. Almost the entire fraternity and sorosis of advocates of women’s rights, fooling that she was in a ridiculous place, have loft her to fight out hbr battlo alone, and she has come out van quished. The decision of Judge Hunt is an emi nently aonsibloono, and his treatment of tho case 'was dignified. His refusal to send tho case to tho jury, was proper, as thoro woro no questions of fact to bo decided. Tho admission was made that she was a woman and that sho had votod. It was clearly enough a violation of tho State statutes, and that tho Stato statutes woro suffi ciently broad to cover tho case hod already boon declared by tho decisions of tho United States Supremo Court in tho Louisiana Abattoir and tho Myra Bradwoll cases. Tho crowning mistake which Miss Anthony made was in attempting to capture tho ballot by force, and tho mistake was os fatal as that com mitted by those misguided creatures who seek to take tho Kingdom of Heaven by violence. This forcible attack upon suffrage has long boon threatened by tho loaders of tho movement. It has boon more than once dimly indicated by Mrs. Stanton. Year after year passed by, however, and tho champion did not appear who was to soizo tho banner, shout tho hottlo-cry of freedom, and storm tho stronghold. Tho rats had many mootings and couu- soled long and noisily before they could find tho gallant rodent who would agroo to tio tho boll to tho oat. At last Miss Anthony, with more zeal than wisdom, undertook tho work, and tho rest stood by at a safe distance. Tho result Is appa rent, and is probably satisfactory to every ouo but Miss Anthony. Wo do nut know that thoro Is any particular consolation wo can offer .Miss Anthony in hor soro straits, except that sho has enjoyed ouo of man’s rights—tho right to vote illegally and ho punished for it. No other woman has over en joyed it, so that sho has tho advantage of being singular in this respect, if that can bo called an advantage, tiho also has tho consola tion of knowing that she has escaped with a lighter punishment than is usual in such cases. An unfortunate masoulino wretch who should perpetrate this offense would, in all probability, go to tho Penitentiary, unless pardoned by tbo President. Miss Anthony got off with a fiuo of SIOO, and tho Court, with a fair show of gal lantry, oddod, “ Thoro is no ordor that you stand committed until tho lino Is paid,’ 1 so that Miss Anthony, If sho does not hold real ostato upon which a lion con attach, may go through Ufo with

an unreceipted bill for that amount to show. for her martyrdom. Iho only feature of sadness in tbo case is the fact that she couldn’t bare her own way. Bbo demanded that tbo full rigor of tbo law should bo applied to her cose, and gob a very mild punishment. This wna bard. Bbo has boon a martyr without a martyrdom. Bbo has boon punished without stripos. Bbo b&s no wounds to exhibit when sbo onco moro lakes tbo stump and tolls tbo story of hor wrongs. It was a sorry ending of hor grandorusado. Thoro wore all the elements of a tragedy in It,—the ar rest by tbo minions of iho law, the loneliness of the prison coll, iho flory harangue to tbo tyrant Judge, and iho majostlo fiat of Justice. All those elements of man’s Ingratitude and cruelty might, have boon wrought up into an opio that would bavo fired tbo universal heart, and through all, hor'days she would have boon looked upon as tbo victim of masculine oppression, who bod suffered all the wrongs of woman in herself. In stead of ibishoroio denouement, her exit from tbo stage Is very commonplace at best. And, worst of all, sbo has dragged throe poor male wretches Into the same miserable plight, who have boon found guilty of receiving tbo illegal vote, and thereby violating tbo law. It may ■bo possible tbat Miss Anthony may have thought sbo had the right to vote, but the Ibrco Inspectors know better. It would have boon only simple justice if tbo full penalty of tbo law bad boon adjudged In tbo oaso of Miss Anthony, and tbo three Inspectors bad boon compelled to servo it out. Tho plight In which Miss Anthony finds hor aolf should teach her and all tho other advocates of woman’s rights a useful lesson. It should show them tho folly of attempting to cany out tholr notions by breaking tho laws of tho land. It should also convince them that, if thoy wish to obtain tho privilege of suffrage, there is but ono way to do it, and that is by tho enlightenment of tho peo ple. Thoy have got to prove to tho pooplo that it is right and proper and eonduelvo to pnblio good that thoy should veto. Thoy must so influenco legislation that tho law shall glvo them this right. Until this is dono, any attempt to oatoh tho right of suffrage In a trap, or to carry it by storm, will end in tho samo discom fiture which has overtaken Hiss Anthony. Thoy will find, as sho has found, that it is a very serious matter to ran fail tilt against tho law, and that nothing is gained by suoh headstrong lolly, ___ Allen County, Ohio, is tho contro of Democracy 'in that Stato. Tho pooplo thoro havo novor faltered in thoir devotion to their party. Tho other countios in that district aro peopled with tho samo unrelenting, unchanging, devoted members of tho Domooratio party. Billy Hun ger, who opposed negro suffrage on tho ground that negroes were not members of tho human family, represented that district in Congress for many years. It is now represented by Charles N. Lamlson. On tho ICth of Juno those Demo crats of Allen County held a monster convention at Lima, and odoptod, among other things, tho following unmistakable declarations: Wqe&eab, Tho open, high-handod, and glaring corruption of tho uervants of tho pooplo, in squander ing tho publlo bonds upon pot corporations, in tho Credit Mohilicr frauds, aud In tho action of tho Con gress of tho United Staloa in aud about tho passage of tho Infamous act commonly callod tho “Salary bill,” by which tho servants of tho people purloined from tho Public Treasury a vast sum of money over and above tho amount for width they agreed to servo them, it now becomes tho duly of tho people, made imperative by every consideration of manhood, solf-rospoot, and Bclf-proaorvation, to arise In thoir might, irrespective of former political alliances, and hurl from power and position every man whoso honor has been so cheaply exchanged for, pelf, os no longer flt to bo In trusted with tho affairs of a free and enlightened poo plo; and WirEnicAß, Corruption, in appalling proportions, per vades all tho political avonucs of the country, so that public coufldonco is almost entirely obliterated; and whereas, tho solo purpose of the Democratic party is, and ought to do, tho promotion of tho public interests and tho preservation of tho honor of tho pooplo; and whereas, both of the political parties have demonstrated that 'they are poicerkse to check or control the existing tendency toward tho utter demoralization of tho poli tics of tho country. This diatinct and formal confession that tho Democratic party Is os unable to check or con trol tho existing general tendency to corruption woa followed by a declaration of war upon tho regular organization of tho party in tho State, a repudiation of tho Democratic State Conven tion, and a call for an independent convention opposed to both tho old parties, on tho 80th of July. They indorse tho conduct of Lamison up to tho time ho took tho oxtra pay, and demand of him that ho return tho money to tho Treasury, aud that at tho next session ho veto to repcaltho iucrcoaod-salary law,.or that ho resign. Tho Leavenworth Times is edited by Mr. D B. Anthony, a brother of Miss Susan B. An thony. In a recent issue of that journal tho ed itor makes tho following ohargo : During the War of tho Rebellion, and while Dolahay woa managing tho now famous Brown confiscation coses, bo made offers to us to confiscate a mortgage of $2,G00, which Clinch Cockrlll, of Platte County, hold upon a lot belonging to us In this city. While wo would ordinarily have been willing to have saved a few dollars, yot wo could not boo tho propriety of a United States District Judge ‘ dishonoring his olUco by soliciting business in this way. Mr. Cockrlll had always boon a kind friend to us, and, whilo It was represented to us that SI,OOO or $1,500 might bo saved by the confiscation, wo foiled to boo tho justice of swindling a personal friend. Since ' tho exposure of tho Brown case, wo can seo more plainly that tho Judgo had u personal interest in In creasing tho number of such cases. Tho proof goes to show that tho Judgo drew his sbaro of tho profits of all such cases regularly. Ho didn’t make anything out of old Undo OUnck. • judgo Dolabay ifl tho earn© Judge who ordered Mr. Brown out of court when tho latter under took to ascertain judicially what had become of tho funds realized from tho sale of his confis cated property. Investigation in tho United States Circuit Court of Kansas (Judgo Dillon) proved that tno largest share of those funds had goho to Gov. Osborn, a son-in-law of Judgo Dolahay’s. Judgo Dolaliay is also ono of tho throo United States Judges—Duroll and Sher man being tho other two—whoso cases Congress has never yet found timo to investigate. NOTES AND OPINION. Bomi-oflloial announcement is made of tho names of tho fourteen Senators and thirty-two who had, to Juno 17, refunded their book-pay into tho Treasury, to tbo amount of $102,017.31 (an average of $1,171), viz: BKKATOIIH—I4. Hoary I). Anthony, of H.I. Hannibal Hamlin, of Mo. ThOd. F. liayunl, of Dol. Daniel D. Pratt, of Iml, Eugene OasHorly, of Cal. Carl Schurz, of Mo. Zach. Chandler, of Midi. John Scott, of Pa. Itaubtiu E. Fenton,of N.Y. Charles Simmer, of Mass. Tliob. W, Ferry, of Midi, Alien G. Thurman, of 0. F.T.FrollugUuyßciijOf N.J. Henry Wilson, of Mas*. IIEI'UUBKN'I'ATIVeS—IW. J. Allen Barber, of Win, Michael O. Kerr, of Iml. John Coburn, of Iml. John Lynch, of Mo. Aylelt It. Colton, of lowa. Geo. W. McCrary, of lowo. Samuel H. Cox, of N. Y. Alex. Mitchell, of Wla. John M. CrobH, of HI. James Monroe, of Ohio, Ohaa. il. Farwull, of HU Ell Porry, of N, Y. O. A. Fiukolnburg, of Mo, Win, It. Itoborlß, of N. Y. William P. Frye, of Mo. Jore. M. Hunk, of Wla. James A. Garfield, of O. rhilelue Sawyer, of Wlfl. Eugene Halo, of Mo. Walter L. Scanlons, of N.Y, Goo, A. Halioy, of N. J. H. 11. Starkweather, of Ok. John 11. Hawley, of 111. . Wash. Towimoud, of Po. Joseph H. Hawley, of Ot. William H. Upson, of Ohio. Gerry W, Uarolton, of Wis. Henry Waldron, of Mich. John UiU, of N. J. Win. A. Wheeler, of N. V. Win. B, Holman, of Ind, Charles W. Willard, of Yt. Tho appearance m uuu uu& oi ooimtor iitvralln, ondn Ml <ioubt iia to him } and tho naraos, also, of Representatives Olmrlos B. Farwoll, Michael 0. Korr, John Lynch, Walter L. Sessions, arid Washington Townsend, must ho a pleasing sur prise to their constituents. Oilier names, how ever, are notably missing, as follows: sr.NATcma—fl. Jumps L. Alcorn, of Mian. Alox, ttamnoy, of Minn. OcorgoF. Edmunds, of Vt. Jolm Bhorman, of Ohio. Oliver P. Morton, of Ind, George O. Wright, of lows. nai'UKRKNTATIVBH—O. George E. Ilatrln, of Mina Kills li. Hoborla. of N. T, Clinton L.Morrlain, of N. Y Win. I*. Btirnguo, of Ohio. Wm. M. Merrick, of Md. Thomas Bwaun, of Mil. John A. I’olors, of Mo. Joro M. Wilson, of Md. Clarkson N. Totter,of N. T, Those fifteen porsonn have onoonragod a pub lic impression, directly by their own announce ments or Indirectly by their newspaper organs, tlxai ihoy had already, or wonld upon the first arrival of their drafts, refund the extra pay into the Treasury. The Indianapolis Journal spoke authoritatively as to OUvor P. Morton 5 the Bt. Paul Press spoke with equal polut and purpose for Alexander Ramsey. Mr. Ellis H. Roberta (now in Europe) spoke ‘directly for himself, in bis own Utica Herald, and also for Mr. Morrlam, of an adjoining district. Mr. Merrick, of Mary land, was ouo of the very first to announce his intention, and Mr. Potter, of Now York, pub lished, early in March, his own letter to the Bor goant-at-Arms, as If (ho being a famous lawyer) to sot a pattern to aU tho rest of how to do it. The conscious rectitude of John Sherman and George P. Edmunds has won for them much admiration in Ohio and Vermont and elsewhere. Aloom and Har- ris are, and have boon, announcing their vir tues on tho stump in Mississippi, where a gen eral election now impends. But' tho case of John A, Peters is.unaccountable. Ho was an- nounced to have refunded os a condition prece dent to his appointment as Supremo Judge by the Governor of Maine, who, it was said, would not else have appointed him. Bid Mr. Peters think hotter of it after ho had boon sworn in os Judge? It will bo understood that this list of names at tho Treasury is not official, and, it may ho, in- justice will bo done to some whoso names should appear. But tho list, as given, fits to the official announcement of forty-six contributors, and is mado public through channels that claim to be surrounded with peculiar caution. In any ovont it is timo, now, for six Senators and nine Representatives to rlso and explain, personally or by their next friends. Tho opon revolt of tho Democracy of Allen County—a Democratic stronghold in Ohio and tho homo of Congressman Lamison—has pro- duced a genuine and far-roaohing sensation in that State. The County Convention mot at Lima, Juno IC, and unanimously resolved that neither tho Republican nor iho Democratic party was now ablo to “ chock or control tho existing tendency toward tho uttor demoralization of tho politics of tho country; 11 therefore, that tho pooplo, without regard to party, b® invited to a mass convontion at Columbus, July 80, a week boforo tho regular Domocratlo Convention, tho call of which is utterly repudiated. Tho Toledo Rlado (Administration) says: The Convontion wan largely attended, tho loaders of ' tho party in very township being present, and those not In the secrets of tho party managers well know that something unusual was about to transpire. Tho Committee on Resolutions embraced the really ropro* Bcntatlvo men of tbo party In tbo county. . . These old whoci-borscs of Allen County—tbo “ Old Guard,” os Pugh calls them, and with whom ho promised to open bis terrific batteries In the lost campaign, but did not—bavo kicked entirely out of the traces. By thus repudiating tbo party, they hope to succeed in alßbat ing with the Qraugos, and In controlling tho votes of a certain class of Republicans, Wo shall watch further developments m connection with this movement with no little interest. —lt is not to bo supposed that tho Democrats of a county liko Allou havo entered upon this policy without somo appreciation of its nature, and oaauranco of somo co-operation from other portions of tho State. But of this, more hero after. In tho meantime wo shall watch with some interest the progress of this rovolt, if it prove to havo any progress. —Toledo Commer cial (Administration). —The pronunciamonto of ttio Alloa County Democracy, which was published for tho first time to-day, creates considerable talk among tho Eolitiolaus gathered hero. Many of thoso who avo boon loaders of tho party in tho counties from which they hail, do not hosltato to declare that thoy aro heartily in sympathy with tho Now Departure, and will do all in their power to in sure its success. Others with moro diplomacy in their disposition say thoy will wait further developments.— Columbus correspondence of the Cincinnati Enquirer. —Tho Allen County Democrats aro entitled to consideration for their courage. Thoy havo dis played nervo, but thoy will find, wo predict, that thoy have created a commotion. Wo question very much whether tho Democracy of Ohio, in tho light of last year’s lesson, aro prepared to shuck tho old name and ontor upon a now. life. It is a difficult Job to create a now party and conduct upon it a successful campaign within throo months. There is an olomont in tho Democratic party which can’t bo handled easily, and while new birds aro being caught at tho month of tho not, a number of old birds escape through a holo at tho roar. If tho movement of t|io Allen County men will tend to liberalize tho Democrat party it shall have our indorsement. Wo holiovo that it will have this effect. — Cincinnati Enquirer. . —There never has boon a time in tho last fifty years when tho political outlook appeared so chaotic as now. No party seems to havo tho co herence necessary to success; and general disin tegration appears to bo the order. . . . . Tho general demoralization is tho resulting effects of tho Credit Mobilior exposure, corrup tion of ofllcials. and tho last grand salary-grab steal of our Congressmen. The people are moving everywhere; and tho voice of tho millions must bo hoard and hooded. Party linos and party discipline no longer control or hold mou in po litical organizations. Wo havo stated time and again that this paper, while an advocate of Re publican principles, is sufficiently independent to repudiate any nomination that tho Republican party may make that should nob havo boon made. —Marshalltown (Iowa) Times. —lf anyouo had told mo a year ago thoro would bo such a change in public sentiment, con cerning tho political combination in Mills Coun ty, working in tho interest of railroads and other monopolies, I certainly would havo taken Inin for an idiot. Thoro appears to bo no bounds to tho clamors of indignation In former years tho Republican party was hold in unison by its moral issues, which, having disappeared, aro superseded by craft and prejudice.— “Friend," in tho Olenwood (Iowa) Journal. —As a fair specimen of tho sentiments of Republicans tho county over, road tho letter from “ Friend” in another column. Tho writer thereof was an uncompromising Grant man last year, and has always acted with tho ring hereto fore. Like Saul of Tarsus,, tho scales .havo fallen from his eyes and ho 'sees clearly tho “ vision of judgment” awaiting tho unscrupulous scoundrels that havo ruled Mills County for tholr personal interests in tho past. There aro hun dreds of suoh in the county.— Olenwood (la.) Journal. . . ... —A low opinion of both tho existing parties, an unbounded detestation of professional poli ticians, and a dash of froo-trado sentiment aro among tho elements yielded by an analysis of tho Western farmers’ movement.— Dubuque (Iowa) Herald. . —Tho present farmers’ movement, striking as it does at some of tho gigantic errors and griev ances resting upon tho masses of tho people, In spires tho oolil office-seekers and professional party hacks with-a dread of tho “judgment to come," and thoy aro constrained to ory out, “What shall wo do to bo saved?"— Waterloo (Iowa) Courier, ' , —lt will ho observed that tho farmers of this county will organize at Walnut Grove, on Satur day, Tho fanners’ movement is getting moro formidable ouch day. Granges and clubs aro formed in all parts of tho country, and tho poli ticians stand amazed at tho carolusa manner In whioh thoy talk of killing off tho old stagers. — 8!. Joseph (Mo.) Gazelle, —Not only tho farmers, but tho wholo popu lace begin to uco tbo necessity of suoh action, Thoso railroads havo heaped ouo act of abuso upon another, until it now seems as though no moro meanness can ho found to draw from. Thoy have procured tho passage of laws for their bouollt, ana tho injury of tho farmers and pub lic generally, by which wo havo boon robbed of millions of dollars annually. They havo in fluenced legislation In tholr favor by bribery, and havo brought Judges Into unjust decisions, ino farmers have at last “ raised a dust about it; and may the day (Fourth of JulpO.thoy have se lected for a demonstration of their determina tion to put tholr foot npon tho nock of thogiaut railroad oppression bo of such a character that raononollos will bo made to tremble.— La Crosse ( time In onrhwtorv Uio pooplo, and particularly tho people of tho \\ rat. havo booomo impressed wilh the idea that a real and dangerous enemy lurks under the ooyor OX Booiicßfl corporations. They liavo ciißcovcrco that railroad monopolists liavo treated tho vot* Ing population oh they would tront pig-iron— heated it in furnaces of their own construction, and moulded it to thoir own uses. With this discovery comes decisive and vigorous action. In a day, in tho twinkling of on oyo, party shackles aro thrown off,' and on in* dopondont political movomont limugu ratod. Tho rapidity with which the forces havo organized paflaos all prouodoot. It la not tho work of tho politicians, hut work done against the protest of tho politicians The breeze foretells tho rising storm. It will bo a galo by November, and a whirlwind In ”M.— Utica \N. Y,) Observer. —Tho truth is, tho issue between tho railroads and the Patrons of Husbandry is fairly made up. Thoro is no other modo of deciding it savo at tho ballot-box. and thoro it will go for settlement. Tho recent election in Illinois shows that tho people aro fully determined on this point, and they will not waver in thoir determination until it Is sottlod in thoir favor.— JSoansvlUo (Jnd.) Journal, —Tho people rebelled not against Judge Law* ronoo personally, but against tho idea that thoro is any power in tho land abovo thoir revision; that thoro is any tribunal whoso acts, affecting all thoir interests, are too saorod to bo passed In review by tho authority of lost resort. And so tho citizens of tho Fifth District, end of tho va rious circuits, wrought out a bloodless logoi revolution having for its basis tho principle that a people intelligent enough to make thoir own laws are wiso enough to know whoa they aro justly administered, and that a people bravo and strong enough to establish a free and equal gov- I ommont aro vigilant enough to preserve it from I encroachments of corporate wealth and power.— Princeton (/W.) Republican, is far from tho people. Tho Con gress that will moot next December was elected under tho hot-bod pressure and forced process of a Piosidontlal election, and tho friends of Grant’s Administration constitute throo-fourtbs of the members of both Houses. If Congress generally was a hopeful body to look to for re form, tho ‘circumstances under which this Con gress was elected render hopeless any move ment for reform which may bo demanded at it's bands.— Milwaukee News, —Tho lost Congress [sometimes called tho lost Congress] marked a now epoch, and wo now havo the period of history described, “ from tho apple incident and Adam's fall to Credit Mobilioc and the fallof Congress.*’— Portland (Me.) Argus. —Every man who does not openly and boldly return tho $5,000 book pay to the United States Treasury, must bo hold to havo received it and kept it. Thoro must bo no whipping tho Devil around tho stump in tills matter. It is a die-! grace that in a body of men like tho United’ States Senate, four-llftbs of whoso members aro independently rich, thoro should bo only four-; toon—or ono-flfth of tbo entire number—to givo’ up what they never bad any moral or logoi right to take.— Bt. Louis Democrat, —According to tho Cincinnati Gazette Senator* Morton la still holding on to his share of tho bock-pay grab. Ho may not have drawn it, bnt ho can do so at any time when “ quiet 1b restored." Tho organ intimated several weeks ago that both ho and Qoa. Cobum bad turned ,it over. Does it deny tho Gazette's statement ?—indtanapoh> News. —lf tho Sentinel permitted itself to apeak aftoif tho manner of organs and politicians, it would; ask Senator Morton why sentence of lying should not bo .pronounced against him in tho salary grab matter. Dot very long ago, when tho , tentinol produced tho lllos of tho Globe to provo that Mr. Morton had favored tho salary in crease, Mr. Morton's mouthpiece hastened to say that it was “ authorized ” to announce that whatever Senator Morton may have said on tho doors of Congress, ho had thought bettor of tho grab and sent it bock Mr. Morton, who could soo nothing more than a “ political .blunder” in an outright robbery of nearly $2,000,000, cannot of course bo blamed for sup plementing tho greedy action by a statement which his own party journals show to be utterly false. —Indianapolis Sentinel. —lt is duo to Senator Morton, and othora perhaps, who settled without drawing their back pay, that they supposed this sottlomout was suf llcient to restore tho money to tho Treasury without tho formality of drawing and paying back, or they would bavo taken all tho formali ties. Senator Morton has givon notice, howev er, that ho will finish tho formal business, os ho agreed. —lndianapolis Journal. ■ —lf Senator Carpenter bos a lever whorowiih to overturn what appears now to bo tho unani mous opinion of oil but tho bock pay grabbing Congressmen, that tho taking of tnoro money from tho Treasury than they undertook to serve for Is ■ neither just nor honest, tho sooner ho exhibits a solid fulcrum over which to apply it, tho bettor for all parties. Tho pooplo aro incredulous at present. —Grand Rapids (Mich.) Eagle. —As tho Representative in Congress of Ingham County for six years, wo had some interest in. Austin Blair’s record. It rejoiced us to soo him vote against tho hack-pay swindle ; and in gen eral hia Congressional votes woro on tho nghfe side. But tho Jackson Citizen says ho has pock eted tho money which by his vote ho declared to bo a dishonest thing. Ho is not tho only “Lib eral” who has cried-out against a sin which ba practiced privately.— -Lansing (Mich.) Repub lican. —Tho Bov. Hon. Joaso H. Moore has evident ly concluded that ho can afford to hoop that $4,160 in his pocket. Perhaps he can, but to moat of ub it lookß like soiling out at a very low figure. Put it down in your memorandum, $4,1G6, —tho 'price that lion. (?) Jcsao H. Moore sold for.’— Champaign (Iff,) union. —Senator Tipton is said to bo remitting bla to tho contractors of an elegant mansion in Nemaha County. Tho groat Nebraska reformer evidently prefers a certain aristocratic mansion on thi» terrestrial sphere to an “ uncertain ” mansion on tho other sido of Jordan. — Omaha (Nch.yPce. —Mr. Samuel J. Baudoll will find tho salary grab retroactive m moro senses than ono, and will prove just tho club that is to lay out all Congressmen who voted for tho bill and pocketed the “ swag.”— Logansporl (Imi.) Pharos. —Wo made tho statement that Jasper Packard wrote tho lottor about refunding sl2 in a’sport ivo mood, and wo gavo it as an item of nowa which was incidentally told to us, but if wo aro to bo credited as tho “ organ ” of a back-pay Congressman wo aro ready for Gabriel to toot hia horn. It is tho unkindoat cut of all, and wo aro overwhelmed with disgust. It’s too much I It’a too much I— Laporto (Ind.) Ar<jus h —Mr. Wilder D. Foster’s constituents and tho pooplo of Michigan would liko to know jußb what ho has dono in this matter. Nothing haa boon hoard from Mr. Omar D. Conger sinco tbo adjournment of Congress. It is high timo for him to speak. Thoao gentlemen wore elected to the Forty-third Congress, so thot it is a littlo important to know just where thoy stand.— De troit (Mich.) Freo Press, —Tho editor of tho Northern JiuUaniah re cently had a talk with Wm. Williams, Republican Oongroasman-at-Largo, on tho salary grab, and tolls hia readers that Mr. Williams defends hia action and his vote on tho salary hill; says that it was right in ovory respect, was just and proper. Ho is severe in his denunciations of tho country proas, and says that, had it not boon for them, no fault would have boon found, and tho matter forgotten by tho pooplo before this timo. Ho further volunteers tbo emphatic statement that "there is not an editor in this district who is cappblo of writing a sensible article.” —Tho Mahaska (Iowa) County Board of Sup ervisors huvo unanimonDly instructed tho Audi tor to return tho $351 hack pay, which Congress- - man M. 51. Walden had deposited for tho bene fit of tho school fimd. —Butlor has at lost announced himself os a candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, ami his second fight for tho position may now bo i said to have fairly begun. If tho pooplo of tho old Bay State don’t lay this model back-salary i grabber high and dry on tbo shelf, then wo aro ■ mistaken in their ideas of fair dealing and hon • osty.— Muscatine ( loioa ) Journal ( Administra - I tion.) —A gentleman who hold an office at the Mas sachusetts Stato-Houso twenty-two or twenty throo years ago, the salary belonging to which has boon raised at the late session, writes to ns asking if wo think ho can got any u back pay f ho applies to tho next Legislature for it. Wo think not. If ho oxnoots anything of this sort, ho must not talk in this way—wo quoto from his letter: “Butler trios to shelter himself uudor tho ploa that bigger boys than ho have taken back pay in former times, but I can’t help miosa- Ing that upon strict examination it will bO found that that shirt wristband will not tit.’’— Boston Journal —There is nothing tho people would ho happi er to do without than the pnblio documents, and tho Congressman who insists upon cumber ing tho malls with thorn will-ho consigned to an early political grave, along with his brother of salary-grab infamy, It would bo well for some of tho doud-hoad gentlemen to think on those things,— Cleveland Leader. —llomovalo of Consuls, to malco room for now men, are going on quietly, but constantly, tbo victims being generally those who have bad a four years' term, ana whoso political patrons liavo boon retired or lost inlluouoo m tholr States.— MlUoaukce Sentinel A Matricide Indicted* Binghamton, Juno 20.— I The Grand Jury to day'indicted Rosa Canning for tho murder o| her mother! 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