Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 6, 1876, Page 6

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 6, 1876 Page 6
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6 ‘i* POLITICAL. I An Illinois Republican on the Pres idential Canrass—-Bristow tho Man, OoL A. 0, Matthews Suggested for tho Illinois Governorship. National and Stats Politics in lowa Conkling tor Emperor. Mixed Complexion, Politically and oth . exwjse, .of the Coords Repub lican Delegation. Project to Furnish Conkling with an Oreran in Now York City. ILLINOIS. THB PEOPLE'S CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT. Jb the Editor o f The Chicago 7 ribunc : Atlanta. 111., May L— Now that it is conceded by both Republicans and Democrats that Tilden. of Now York will bo tho Democratic candidate for President,—tho strongest man they havo,— it is necessary for the Republicans lo tako a lesson, and also to take warning from tbem, and nominate tho atrongost man in our party; and it seems to me that tho strongest man wo can nominate, and tbo only man wo con elect, Is Bristow, and in fact ho is considered so by the Democrats, and they fear him more than any other ipan, as is shown by tho way they persist in trying to connect or catch him in some cor ruption. His record is being thoroughly sifted, aud ho comes out of the investigation without even a jmaplcion, and. every investigation is making bim stronger with the people. They (tho Confederate Committees) aro oven calling to their aid the Whlaky Ring, as la clearly shown by the Manr Morrilt investigation. The Southern Democrats assort boldly that they want their candidates for President and Vice-Pjesldont from tho North, knowing that with a Southern man as thoir candidate for cither onloo they will bo defeated. They want and will nominate thoir strongest man, a man that can carry enough Northern States, with tbo help of the South, to win. Thus they reason, and it is a sensible conclusion, showing that jhoy intend to make a desperate fight. I hopo tho Republicans will learn and profit 1 hereby from thoir opponents, and nominate tho bent mon for all of our offices. Honjo Repub lican papers aro doing moro harm than good by tho claims of such men as Morten and Conkling, and doing all thoy can to defeat Bristow, by asserting that ho is too far HoutU, and that ho may Johnsonlzo us. When (if a mao is no; too much prejudiced) thoy read bis record, Uiey will find it is os sound ns any man’s Ho not only showed his patriotism by making speeches, but ho wout and fought, and risked his life for his country ; weut as they say “from tho Hontli," where it tried a man’s patriotism. Morton’s record on tho financial question kills him, as wo must havo a haid-monoy man to carry Ohio and Now York, and wo must nave 0110 of thoso States, If not both. Tho split in tho party in Now York in reference to Coukilng’s candida ture shows very plainly that ho caunoc carry that Slate, and. if tho party in his own Htato is uot in favor of him, lie nor his friends cannot expect much strength from other States. Jflaino is my first choice,—has boon from tho first,— Inti think Bristow will niako tho strongest can- . hdato. Therefore, if no is. Uo ought to bo our aoininoo, as wo must nominate our strongest neb for all of one ollices. With Bristow at the icad, wo arc suro of u victory. Ho will draw into our ranks tho liberals, tbo independent rotor, and every other man that Is m favor of reform and an honest Administration. In rcfoicnco to our Htato candidates, I think Culiom will bo tho nominee for Governor. I£o is tho strongest man of tho throe miming end ho will make us a good Govornor. Dr. Powell ono of our candidates for State Auditor, visited us this week, lio reports his chances good. Ho is a gentleman of fiqo appearance, aud X hopo ho will receive tho nomination, as Lippmoutt has bad tbo olfico Jong enough ; and, as lie prom ifted Powell ho would not bo a candidate, ho ought to bo defeated. In our Congressional District tilings aro pretty Uvoiy, and I expect it will bo pretty bot before tho Convention meets. Evorvcouuty in tlio dis trict Ims a candidate, aud it edema 10 bo tho feol inrr throughout ibe district—outside of McLean County—that aomo otliorcnuutj should bavo tlio honor of tho iteptosoutaUvo, as McLean County baa bad that honor over fmiee 'ibo district has been formed. Wo of this county will proaout tho name of E. D. Hhnn. V c ., lm of Lincoln. Uojh an able lunyor.-ono a tbo ablest in Central Illinois. liuhcuuiuv ban ilwava boon turn to the party, and wun tbo only county in tho district that pave MoNtilta & majority at tbo last eloepon; ami although McLean Cooutv will presout a good man, ih« question for tbo Convention to decide i* who is tbo strongest, man. An then* has rinuyn been a spilt in the party in that ouimtv, would it not bo bolter and would it not unite ti e parly raoro, and could wo not work topotlior i>oro jit harmony, by pivini' tbo nomination to «'»nio man outeldo DlcLuan County? Jf tho (.'-mveatlou ncimnsles Bliuu, bo will malic n tlPrough canvosn throughout tbo district. Ho n u good npoukpr, will tuku welt with tiie peJ'lo. has no etiomios m tbo party, nud can a strife, aud If elected bo uu lum<» * «n.» • m-nriet—not a njero figure ]»»"•* - uVU : d i,J °‘ lr present ilopresentativo, nor umgraco us by voting with the liobols upon ovorv pattj* question. McLeau County wants tba member of tho Board of Equalization, and the distr ct will bo willing to givo them that honor, a id tboyougbt; to bo wilbug togivo tbo llopro sontatlvc to soroo odor county. Then wo can work together harmoniously (which wo must do to »in), aud redeem tbo district. Mr. Batiur. of Mosou Couoty, m said to bo a good thru, nut os Mason County is Democratic. and be Is not ant to carry It. tbernforo wo would not gain any thing by giving tho nomination to him. Yours respectfully, A Tcue Eui-cuucan. ' oor- MATTHEWS FOR OOVECUOU. - ty the hditor of V7m Ciucayo Tribune: I PITTSFIELD, HI., Moy 2.-Tbo report that tllO ; Ilou. E. D. Washburuo baa declined to bo a cun i didato for Governor baa oast a deep shadow of ; disappointment ovor Republican* boro. Wo I Jioped that on Ibis Ccutonniol year our Stale. ) tbo third in the Uulou, would oloct as Ua Qov- I ornor ouo who would give dignity to tbo olilco , and reflect honor npou us as a Stato.-wbo V would take rank among tbo Stato Governors us 1 one of brains and sagacity. And wo heard a -t aigb of relief when Wuuhburuo’s name was first | “oullouea in connection with the office. JIo .1 certainly would fill tbo bill-waa just tbo mau ‘ vvo wore looking for. Tbo other candidates are \ d ° ? °* l;O n «omeu, but not the kiud of stuff out ; of which oor- next Governor should bo made ! la a bard matter to bring ourselves to ac cept either of them as our cbolce.—wblcb. in ' fact, they aro not. Wo may have to cbooso bo tween them, but wo still hope, Him Micawbor SSSISr lul “ up t 0 mU ” s m “*« U is late in the canvass now to attomnl “an tOT tho place : .V.i , u . ch of auccasa. Tbo present can didates have luboroa loug and bard to seaur* ibo nomination, and tbo Convention is just upou £ ut tUo people aoom determined this year to nominate our candidates, instead of trusting to iJm tnachUm, . if they, will taka bold matter they could yot select their caudi -1 J° 6i . r HkJug. ' And' this' they should do undoubtedly uomm * to 4 h»d bo consented to the ' bis uatnois suffioient proof that neither < ?L l , hl * c V*? WtttM lu tbo Held is really the • h! 1 ? 2 . 0 l iO . As between them there . la not nmen doubflui tnutCuUom is preferable. Eevandgs, if nominated, would hardly oauy tbo strength of the party in this section. Ibore are many good and trnu wen who would . b .° copied if nominated, aud wno would add ' fi«Vi t 0 ticket, none of whom wo an i prebend would bo more acceptable andirive ; greater strength to the Uokotthan out towns® man, the Ilou, A. G. Matthews. Ife is an un , compromising enemy to every foe of tbo Gov. ' i 1 War for the suppressluu of the d “Pj»jeil Krc&t limrurj ,Sd skill as an ofllccr, beloved by all bis Lova. *urf bated by tbo ilelvls. Aud during the past rear be baa again exhlhltod that saSm uuKuffi oouraga wjd foarJosatmas in hla hunt alter tile whisky thieves and corrupt oUicnJa,—mauv of • whom he has captured auddircmgUt to tbXr ut justlom Recent developments nave brought to i light so much Official corruption that the wTonU tave become alarmed, and they demand ! Mtum, toM ,W b. it, «wu«xd ta <ta CO™; ; In? campaign, and why not nominate a reform er whose vorynamo le a reminder to evil-doers (bat thor cannot escape tho puolabmont of their misdeeds? It is a hazardous experiment to nominate one npon whose garments is the least smell of corruption, and worse, if possible, one who has not the respoct of half his patty. Col. Matthews, if he would consent to tun. could unite the party, and in this sootioo would make tearful Inroads upon tho rauks of the Democracy. M. STATE TREASURER. TothtEMercfTht Chteaoo 2y»6«rw», Minooka, 111,, May 6.—Wo think it U our turn now to present a candidate for tho ofQoo of Treasurer from the northern part of the State. Tho southern and central portion has long mo nopollzod.lhat office, and will not certainly ob ject “to a now deal." Wo would offer as a can didate Daniel Ferguson, ox-Troasurer of Orun dy County. Mr. Forguaon has boon a resident of Illinois twontydhreo years. Ho enlisted in tbo army In 18C2, and while in the active service of his country lost a tog. Ho baa always been a staunch Republican, and was elected on (hat ticket by a rousing majority seven years ago for County Treasurer, and could have boon re-elect ed, but, being a Arm advocate of rotation in of fice, declined to servo a second term. Yon can judge of his popularity in this eocUon by tho fact that ho received tho entire vote of hla township for County Treasurer. Hois aScotch raan filio Scotch always vote the Republican ticket), a successful merchant and baukor, and well qualified in every reaped to fill tbo office of State Treasurer. Lotus nominate him as a token of our appreciation of hie services on tho baltlo-fiold, and simple Justice to our part of tho State. Grundy. SECRETARY or STATE. Special liitpaleh to Tht Chisago Tribunt. Pontiac, May s.— Goorge Hcroggs, of tho Champaign Gazette, candidate for Secretary of State, spent yesterday aud this morning in this city fooling tho political pulse. Tbs War and homo record of Mr. Hcroggs ia such that our citizens became quite enthusiastic over him, and our county (Livingston) wilt undoubtedly be instructed for him. Wo cannot support Har low, his record would bo a dead weight upon tbo tickst; white Mr. Hcroggs would odd strength to it throughout tho Htato. IOWA. NATIONAL AND STATE POLITICS. Srtfial Cnrrttvcnilenee n/Tht Cheano TVibune. Des Moines, May 4.—llia political movements of tbo various Btatoa has mote than an ordinary significance In ibis Contoanial Proßidontal cnm- I'aign. la tbo very outset ovary other political > consideration of local character mast yield to tbo important ono as to vrbo is tbo first cbolco of tbo State for President; then who are tbo mon to repioaont that choice at the Cincinnati Na tional Convention. From present indicatiqnß, bo far oa lam able to learn from tho proas ana persons from tbo various sections of tho State, James Q. Blaine Booms to bo tbo first cboico of tbo Itopublicao parly. To sav tbo least, lowa Is for an able, true, and clean-handed Republican far President. If it should prove that Mr. lilainc docs not possess tho latter requisite, lowa wilt look farther dowu the hsc fur tbo best man. Secretary Bristow has a good many friends in tbo State, and will marshal soma strength,— doubtless will bo lowa’s second cboico. Ho Bourns to boos free from political scandal ns any in tbo list of I'ruuidoiutal aspirants. Gen. Sherman also has friends in this State. Conk hug ucea not look for support boro. lowa has no groat admiration for curly locks, silk stock* iugu, and patent-leather shoos. Morton would far outreach him, because ho is Western In uptnt and education, mid muro Republican. CONKUNO WOULD MAKE AN EXCELLENT EUPBROR, but not so good a President for our Republic as any of the other gentlemen named, not except ing Charles Francis Adams. So, upon tho whole, lowa may be plabod in tbo lint for Blaine first, and, second, divided for Bristow. Morton, and tihorraun. It makes but very little difference in lowa who the Democracy support for any office. A heir action is merely formal. But without doubt tho Democracy of this State will send a irlden delegation to tit. Louis. Among the many gentlemen anxious to repro* resent lowa at Cincinnati os Republican dele gates at largo, I might namo the Ugu. Hiram i’nco, ox-Jjombor of Congress, of Davenport • tho Hon. John Van Valkonburg, of Fort Madison ; 001. S. F. Cooper, of QnunoiT; JudgeC. C.C'olo, of Dos Monica; and Alexander Clark (colored), of Muscatine. Giber nanus, quite likely, will also bo prenontod at the State Couvontrou, ou tbo <Ust rust. For Electors, there is no lack of aspirants. Hero in where tire ‘‘obligation” comes in, and you may sot it down ao a rule that those who seek to get ou the ticket as Presidential Electors have in viow a rrcaulomiii appointment for themselves or friends. This, 0 t comae, does not apply to Uioeo whom the people nook for tbo position. Among those already umutlpned for < Electors at largo. I notice the narmw of iho Hon. James P. Wilson, of Fainlold» M. M. Walden, of Appanoon County; Judge N. M. liubhnr.i. of Cottar Rapids; George D. Woodio, cl SirutU'uoy; aua.s**Oov. W. M. Stone, of .MATHhuM,—uli able 'men, good Re publican*. »"d U'dJ |j«»im. u'ace officers. Juu> year lowa elects her fitato officers. A’those prominent for those several nosi -I.olm aio, for Secretary of Stale, Josiah T xouug, present incumbent. Uo is an excellent man and number one ofilcer., Although bo is now tilling Ins second term, his chances for a third is good, bocauao ot bin acceptability to tha people. Oapt. J. A. Hull, of Bloomfield; is also prommonUy named for the same position, and will marshal considerable strength. Ho has boon for several years Secretary of tbo Stato Senate, is well known, and would make a good oflicor doubtless. * For Auditor of State. B. B. Sherman, of Bon tou Comity, proaeut incumbent, will bo nominat ed without opposition—a good officer. Iroasurer of Stale Christy Ueolioea another term, and tho Hon. N. U. Moore, of Page Coun Ooo^man*'^ 00 * 1 * ** namod bis successor. it was thought that it would devolve on tbo aiuwoachmg auto Convention unroot aoamil dato to bueceod Col. Abernathy, who, aotue limo biuco, was elected President of tbo Chicago Unl vermty; but Col. A. iuformu mo that ho will not resign before uouie time in antumo. toolato for tbo election of bißHUcoossor at the next election. HTATB SUPktMK COUiIT. ino last Lecrlelaturo Increased the number of our bupremo Judges from /our to flvo. Tula *o- I'OU of tin L«Bml»turo, and tLo ruumiuUon of O. a Cob, led two vacociou to bo llllod J^ wood b i ‘TOHiumont. Tlio Ilou. William 11. heoycra, of Oakalooaa, uovoral voaru awca a Dl.lrlct Judge, muT for botSS yearn a prominent and able practicing lawyer uat» appointed to succeed Judge Colo. Judge Hoovors w ouo of tbe luto Code Commissioner* to Wm W oaro largely iudobtod for tho ex’- collout Code of At tho Umo of bis au polutment to tbe Supreme Uoucb ho was a mom her or tho Legislature from Mahaska Count? and Chairman of the Committee y f Wavs and Meaujj of tbs Jlooso. TUo vocauoy to which bo was appointed tuado him Chief Justice. To tlm vacancy created hy on additional Judgorihln, the Uon. James il. llpthrook, of Cedar Comity, was appointed. Judgo Ilathrock bad been J utlgo of tho ibgbtb (or lowa City) Judicial District, and stood high an a WM 'nth the bar and people ?/district, and bad aouuirad a distinction, from ilia long experience ana ellialancj, whichao» cured him the higher position *hich ho bolds to day; and, »t# far us I can learn, he baa thus far proved Uimeolf equal to the position. Without doubt Cov. Kirhwood'n selection of both Judges Heovcrs aud Hathrock mil, and ought to, receive the indorsement of tbo iLpublicau State Con vention ou Uio Hist liwC v aT t i l >a , tir ~> iu u,m "* di «^t.. CONORKagIONAL BOSOM. luoro will bo tnoro cbanuea tum TOir i 0 nnp Cougrom»lou*l duiogUiou Uiau at auy tai foroaluco tbo ourly day« of (be War, 11 District, now represented hr tb a llou. t.corgo a UcCrary, of Kuokuk, (boro will b« Haven!??! lr \ I M * tuvm » d*cUuod a ro-olec!iou? Hovers! llopubhcaus aro already uaaiua ae hie successor, -amuug. uJiom 1 uobcu tboa» I? i ! ' w V^Jtw.bUrK. Hanator 11. \v lutbori. of Keokuk • Juilaa *uj Dr. Btauo, of ‘r.i L l U M' ot (?}• 1 1 Senator UoOoru, of i.irllold,—all Inito and able moo. Jii tbo Saoonct Ujßlnot, tbo Hou. 1. Q. Tufta. otCeihr County, tUa preeuut IncumbouL U . candidate - for lila a«ond torn,. UuttherJ aeutna to bo cento oppoeitton in him by tbon wbo claim tlntl Ira lordly IUU tb. eletbeV of bu f e I )<c,a Sy inaeloae dietrlot, «b„“ lull weight id uoeoßeary to lucim Buoeoaa Amoub tboco prominently named M Mr TufS' ■neeeaaor an Edward liueooll, tbo ablooililM of tbo U.vonport UaietU ,■ tbo Uon. Ulram l?fn • It. M. Buruott.'Of'Mttacatino, tbottab tbeVour twl of that olaoa fayon Tullfcßd BuuU T * lE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: SATURDAY- MAY G, 1870—TWELVE PAGES. would make an able and faithful member, as would also tho others. From tho Third District there is to boa change, the lion. L. L. Ainsworth declining a ro-« octlon, This is novel for a Democrat to dcollno re-oloclion to Congress. Out lie la lone some, being the only Democrat elected to Con gress from lowa since the organization of the Republican party. Senator D. N. Cooloy, tho Hou. J. K. Graves, and D. K. Lyon, of Du hiiQuo. aro tuontlouod as dosirona of occupying Mr Ainsworth's float. Also Senator William « 8 ' ,°* Fay otto County, ami Seuatoraoorgo 11. Willett, of Winneshiek County, ate named for .tho satno seat, ami are strong men, too. Ip tho Fourth District the ilon. 11. O. Pratt books to bo his own successor, for a third terra. Tho lion. J. B. Powers, of Waterloo, the pres ent District Attorney of tho Dubuque District, and from *CB to *7O State Senator from Dlaok Hawk County, is a candidate. Doth those gen tlemen aro able and trno men. and unfaltering Republicans, and aro politically strong in their district. In tbo Fifth, or lowa City District, there aro several candidates named. This district ie now represented by a Granger, tbo Hon. Jamoa Wil sou, of Toma County. Up to within a short timo ho was a candidate for a third term, but political circumstances have induced him to withdraw from the coulost. Tho hold Is now practically loft to tbo lion. Rush Clark, of lowa City, Maj. J. D. Yeung, of Marion, J. L. Williams, of Marshall, and Senator Rumple, of Marengo. There are Bovon counties in tho lowa City District, and nearly aa many candidates. Air. Rush Clark is an old aud ablo member of tho lona City Bar,— practicing lawyer for over twenty years, of marked ability and fine culture, well known over the State as such, and distinguished as a legis lator, having aorvod hla country throe tirnca in the General Assembly, tho second time—in 18C2 —an Speaker of tho House. Ho seems to-day to load In tho contest for the nomination. Maj. J. B. Young, of Linn .County, seems to bo tils atrongost competitor, and will go into tho Con vention with fair strength, although likely to re ceive a passive support only from his own county. Hols well moaning, has ability, and somo legislative experience 5 but ho la ho erratic, politically, that ho has, to Bamo extent, engendered distrust in his Hafoty, as a national legislator, among his politi cal friends. Tho candidates from Marshall Coun ty are not, by any moans, hopeful of success themselves, because of tho unfortunate Post- Olfico muddle into which they wore drawn by tho removal of Col. Schultz au Postmaster by Congressman Wilson. Tho aamo is also true of (louator Rumple, Ho will carry hla county,— lowa,—aud ahould the choice fall upon him it would fall-into competent end worthy bandu. In the Sixth District, there seems to bo no op position to Judge E. 8. Sampson, the present uoumbont. Ho is now serving his first term. In the SoTcuth. or DosMomes District, there uo, liko tho Fifth, numerous candidates who aro anxious to succeed tho Hou. Juhu A. Has son, tho present incumbent. Among those prominently named aro Goo. J. A. Williamson, of D«s Moines: Col. J. B. Commiuga, of Win tered; CoLW. 8. Dungan.of Chuntou. Mr. Koa hdd a long while siuco announced that ho would not again ho a candidate for ro-oloction. This brought to tho aurfaco then who aro desirous tp succeed him. But two years ago Mr. Hasson roado a similar announcement, yot ho whs In tho field at tho elovonth hour, and carried tho con test against tbo bitterest and most formidable opposition in Mb own party over mado against a candidate in this State. Mr. K. may agoin play tho “artful dodger,” and retire all tbo candidates for his scat until two years nonco. If Hasson turns -up at half-past tho eleventh hour, ho will win tho contest. If ho does not, it ia difficult to foreshadow tbo coming man. 0 Tho lion. J. W. McDill, of tho Eighth, or Council Bluffs District, declines a third totm. Col. W. F. Hupp, of Council Bluffs, and William Halo, of Glouwood, soora to bo tho only con testants for Judge McDill’a Beat. Both good amiable men. In tho Ninth, or Sioux Citv District, tho con test Is between tho Hou. Addison Oliver, pres ent iucumhont, aud tbo lion. Jackson Orr, of Boou, tho predecessor of Oliver. Tho contest iu till* district is animated, with tho chances, I am told, iu favor of Cayt. Orr. IN ULNKRAL. There aro no Dislriot Judges to oloot this year. However, there is ono vacancy to till by election,—that made vacant by tbo appointment of Judge RotbrocK to (botiupromo Bench. Gov Kirkwood appointed Col. John Uhano, of Bon tpn County, to till thin vacancy, and ho will be nominated for tho position ho now so satisfac torily tills. Ho was Senator from Bouton County at the time of bis appointment, and resigned to accept tho Judgeship. He is an able man, and is now receiving the hearty Indorsement of the Bar and people for bis good qualities as Judge ■ There aro fourteen Ciroaic Judges to ok/ot this fall, many of whom will ho nominate for ro-electiou, and some changed for bottu mute rial. Il ls quite likely that the BopnWinm dolcga tlou to Cincinnati will pnm-nt 0 mmte for Vice- President. Too indication m.<*'la that Uoorgo W. McCrary's namo will bu *i«us presented and urged, though low* has sovuui able men Who would not only >»aKo good Vicc-Vrcsidonw but good PieauWts. sudi as McCrary. Kirkwood, James F. Wilson. Judge John F. Dillon, Senator Wright, and others. lowa is to day pa strong in her faith in tbo Jlopublican party us over. In all tbo efforts'of discontented politicians in tbo Bepnblican ranks, aided by tho Democratic organization 0/ tho State, to create now political organizations, lowa has stood llrm, and declined to run after false goda. and tho shadow of things from which she could not gather greater strength in, not only her political, but her material aua educa tional development as well. lowa does not shield Belknap, nor others of her political public servants, when tlioy prove unfaithful to tboir trusto. The masses of our people are educated to a largo degree.—aro read ers, and comprehend, to as large extent as tho ncop «of any Mow England mate, tlio groat questions of tho day which outer into the gov- Oiumoutai policy of the mote aud nation. _ Cam, Oaducb. MASSACHUSETTS. TUB WOBU or TUB LBOMLATUUB—OOKOBiaaiONAL CANDIDATES. • Special CoTTtttmdmce of 'Hit Chitaao Tribune ’ Boston. Mass.. May 1.-To tho agtooablo . disappointment of everybody, tho Legislature of 1870 was prorogued on Friday lost, after a session of 114 days,—the shortest since IMI. Its work has been of ! A MOOB UAXIBFACTOny KIND 1 than Is generally to bo looked for from such an unwieldy body,—comprising the passage of 5M7 . acts sad B 7 resolves, all of which received Ex ecutive approval; besides two acts-onologallz ing the marriage of James Fartop, the bietoncal romancer and, magorinist, with bis step daughter, MissEldrldgo, the child of “Fanny Fern,*’ a union forbidden by the laws of this State { and tho other removing some of tho re strictions imposed by the License law-whieh tho Governor felt called upon to .voto, the veto belug sustalued tu each case. Tho passage of this latter bill, which, if approved, would have allowed tbo establishment of open bare by holders of licenses of tbo first, second, and third classes, gave Got. Bice an opportunity of ex ircßuJng bis views on tho liquor-traffic, which bo bus done In a wav calculated to mako him ao sccoptablo candidate for ro-elcoi|ou next fall. U» all bnt tbo very oxtreme Problbiiloojste, as f. o riad,ff ‘ "“W™ l "™ "»» »“ «“> TUB OENBHAL ECONOMICAL FEELINO hiTSJtei* 18 Bla v t0 ' aud expression at the State-House, bore fruit in a roductlou of the State tax from $2,000,000 to ao SS?®~. b!o ia cutting down tbo militia from o<j compautoa to 70; and in lowcnin? inu r *f\v\ tb f** lo fiJ H,lUDre mAk .t'? 50 f or 1110 session, instead it,la rod ucltou camo bard, and In tbo th« ai nni Ul J offort W| w made to ro-estsblisb' t»» °j d rftto * t>ut without succcaa. Looklug towards a more systematic organization of the Inferior judicial system was tbo authrizlng tbo appointment of a Commission to mjul eb to the expediency of revising tlio Courts [Sow tbo Superior. At presout the Ivssor court busiuons u. dj.,,6 baton Diatrict Couru' Iwfco Couru and I olico Justices, each having tholr peculiar modes of procedure, and tuo necessity of sumo systematic method has become quite apparent T Uk BOSTON a ALBANY UAILUOAO SCANDAL which was brought before the Legislature by throe distinct reports from tho Hailroad Committwj all sgroeiug m censuring tbs course of Frcsldont Chapin in relation lo tbs Waro-llivor lease, and beariug heavily uponjDirootora Kimball and bar gent, though differing in their modes of oxnroa. won.—led to the adrppon of a resolve instruct- Jug tbo Attorney-General to Institute proceed toga agaiust these soullomou to recover tho moneys of which they, as charged, defrauded Ihs titato. It is doubtful, however, whether W 0 u n ! la Wlll an,oQnt tQ anything, as it will bo difficult to prove criminality before a court of fonn«!i/ ft nn a,ly lh ® letUsr of thß ih ? mal '* effect of the lovesUgation rill be a moralouo, aud tho pme spout in look-' lug Into the matter has not been wasted. .. CONQUBSMONAL CANDIDATES, Mr. Ohapia won't be returned to Oonureas from this district,-that may be set I**®* names thus far rnsnUonad for tho 1 succobblod aro thoso of A. L. Sonic, of Spring field; Ooorgo D. Robinson, of Chicopoo; and President Paul A. Chadbouroo, of Williams Oollogo! with tho chAhcos decidedly in favor of Rohiusoo, who has boeu a member of tho Stats Benato tho past winter, and has a first-class rec ord, easily ranking among tho loaders of that pod.Y* Ho is a lawyer, a graduate of Yale, and a Republican, though not a strong partisan. i» nlso a lawyer aud a Republican 5 more of a party man than Robinson, yot mindful of and acknowledg ing the .defects of tho organization.' Dr. Ohadbourno has a strong taste for political hfo. and h*B served in the Bute, Legislature. Hois 0,10 ° f „ thoso mon that aro chronically "men tioned for any vacancy that occurs anywhere. But his selection as a uologate-at-largo to tho Cincinnati Convention is probably as high as ho will go. 1 havs Bftid nothing of tho Democratic candidates, for tho reason (hat thoro in no Dem ocrat in tho district .who woald or oould bo olocl ed, unless by an extraordinary political convul sion. Reuben Noblo, of Westfield, a Slate legis lator of experience, is probably tho ablest man of prominence in tho parly, and will, very likely, be their nominee, unless, Indeed, Chapin should .fool inclined to.ran again, to bis certain defeat. SOUTH CAROLINA. THE DEMOCRACY. CoLtmuTA, 8. C., May o.— Tho Democratic Htato Convention olocted Gen. John B. Bratton, tho Hon. W. D. Porter. D. Wyatt Aiken, and Qen. J. D. Kennedy, Delegates at Largo to tho National Convention. ’ Ex-Oov. Perry in ono of tho district delegates. Tbo del egates aro Instructed and have different preferences as to candidate*, but will vote in tho Convention for tbo candidate most hboiy to win. A boated debate is going on upon a plat form pledging .tho Democratic party of tho Htato to accept tho National Democratic plat form, aud to tho nomination of a straight Demo cratic ticket, with tbo prospect of its adoption. BRISTOW. ADDRESS FROM TUB BOSTON BRISTOW CLOT. The Bristow Club had its origin in the de mand, so generally foil, that the reform move ment ought to bo organized. Everybody recognizes tbo need of reform. Tho state of our politics has novor boon so bad as it is now. Corrupt mon control to a danger ous extent the working of oar political parties, aud ovon tho highest administrative functions of tho Government aro seriously affected by tbo vices of tho age. A member of (bo Cabinet is now standing his trial by impeachment at tho bar of the Honaeo. “ Bings "of miserable, self seeking, groody politicians control moro than ono of our largo cities. Associations for cheating tho Government out of million* of taxes, to whoso schemes officials of tho Government lend thorn selves, havo become so formidable that thoy woll-nlgh defy even tho stroageat assaults. Nor ia this ail. The Federal office-holders aro train- od to work for thoir political chiefs, aud in every oloolion, State as wall as national, thoir well-drilled ranks aro a power which is hostile to tbo freedom of our inelituiioua. Obodiont to orders, sinking their own individual preferences, they aro always to bo found In full forco at tho primary-meeting* whoro they rob tbo citizen of his privilege of selecting hli candidates, and at tbo yolls, whoro thoir numbers tell, frequently with crushing offeot, id contests where, but for thorn, tho result would bo iu accordance with tho oulighteued opinion of the public. This state of things is intolerable, and mast bo HtoDpod. But tbo Bristow Club goes one step further. Wo bohove that thoro mast bo a loader in ev ery movement; and wo believe that In Secretary Bristow wo havo found tbo loader which this re form movement demands. Wo behove, at all events, that the timo to decide on a loader has cotno. Wo believe that tbo people should now indi cate thoir preference, in order that their dele gates at Cincinnati may ratify it, and pl»a« Jn nomination thoso men whom tl>» sentiment of tho American nation has approved. And tho timo is short, —barely six weeks. If it is for ths pooplo to select as Unit candidate for tho Presi dency a mao who is to lead this reform, tho man must be deeded on at once. Noir, men, wo boliavo that Benjamin Helm Bristow la ttio man to load this great movement. Wo point with pddo to his loyalty, bj couspicu oua during the War; to his courage both physi cal and moral, exhibited on the field of hattio, and in the no loss trying aaeaulc upon fraud ami corruption oa,shown in the;** Whisky Jtiug*" to Inn conduct as a citizen, a profoeaioual man. aud an officer of tbo Oovoromeot alwava fjco from aelfieU aims, and marked by an unfaltering and ojuciont discharge of publio duty. We beliovo that be hoe the sort of character which wo wood in this emergency; that ho is not ouly a man upon whom tho deteriorating iutlaoncoa'of po litical hfo have had no effect, who baa paueod clonu and pure through the manifold temptations of a political ooroor; but that ho is moro than this and bettor than this,-that he is determined to nmko war upon tbo system which makes this political corruption possible, and to turn aaido from no difficulty, however formidable, to hcai tato at no task, borrovar pipantio, until tho work bo thoroughly accomplished. o l>ol s oVo . tbttt has the reform of tbo Civii-Snrvico tboroagbly at bomt, and that, wore bo oloclod President, ho, would carry it through. Wo. know that the boat friends of reform throughout tbo land are In accord with him. aud trust him. Wo botiovo that tbo pooplo are everywhere looklng.for euoh a man as bo is —. stroug, foarlcßß, incorruptible, active, ellicieut. fu of publio spirit, devoted to duly. And wo ocliovc, finally, that tbo people will rocoguizo in him tbo man they need. In ordor, tliwoforo, to give effect to our In tentions and opinions, wo have formed thoßria low Club, aud wo urge all who beliovo with ne not to bo contoot with ailont assent. but to or ganize similar bodies, to hold publio mootings, and to promulgate their opinions boldly aud zoalouHly, that those in possession and control of tbo iwpubiican party may recognize that the pooplo have spoken. By order of tho Exooutlyo Committee. John 0. Itowts, President. Uuiitow Olou, Boston, No. aa School street. TUB SrurFINO KIOKKB OUT Oy THAT UOLS STOIXy Duwttl, tit QmtmtkUt Cnmiiur<ial. Washington, D. 0., May 4.—The umlo-story camo up again to-day, and tbo result is another victory for Bristow. Moesm. Tfiooipsou aud Hponcor, of Kentucky, wore tho long ond anx iously expected witnesses who wore to crush Ibutow by showing that tbo mulo claim was fraudulent. Thompson was a partner with Groomo in buying tbomulou. Ho testified that in bnof the claim was fraudulently exaggerated, audio tarn bo was confirmed hyfipoooor: bat they also testified that wbou Bristow was annliod to to toko hold of the caso, ho said that bo wanted nothing to do with tho facta, that bo would not engage to argue any questions of fools, but that bo would argue the legal points as to whether tho adjudication was a proper one to re opco } that bo did this without any knowledge ftna t bat tliil * wo « »U bo had to do with it. Ilio result la qnlte ouuoying to tbo Kili- Bristow gang, who oxpoctod ovidouoo to show that Bristow had knowledge that tho claim was fraudulent. Tho evidence simnlv shows tbat he doclinod to do anything in tbo claim-agenoy line, and that ho was employed solely as a lawyer. Hr. Qroomu, tho principal in tbo oaao, is in Europe and the conspirators hope to take advantage of his absence to smirch tbo claim, aud through it tbo Secretary. But they are met at the threshold by positive testimony from tholr own witnesses that Bristow hud actually no information as to whether tho claim wm just or fraudulent, aud did not attempt to establish Us merits except ou tbo purely technical point alluded to. LOCAL POLITICS. CENTRAL QKPOBUCAH CLUB. The regular semi-monthly mooting of tho Grand Council of tho Ilopublioau Central Club wa* held yesterday afternoon at tho headquar ter*. corner of Lake and Clark street*. Mr. Jolm-H. Muhlko presided, and there wa* a large attendance. Tho question of a substitute for primary cleo tious Icing called up for consideration, the Hon. James l\ Hoot offered the following , JlmUt J. Thai, in addition to horo tafure nudo by this Club to the County central Com mhUa, torn committee ne and hereby la rwmutod ta l«i* (ho owewwry mPjm to register the IWpuhUcan voU)« lu each ward, «ud that mieh rcgjidry ba com. »»kt«d al Isaak one week prior to the time flx«l for the holding of the primary meetings to elect delegates lo the County CouvcuUou, at which .lull be nominated oAQdtiUtce for couuly oQlcoa, and that uo person ho permuted to vote *t such primary who is uot bo reels. iun»i uulf** thu reglatry bocoonilsted ou tho lUr of |l|o primary according to (la analogy of the Ikglitry Mr. John H. Clough introduced eommuolca ttoos from • Messrs. 8. D. Farley and E. 0; Lamed on tho subject, which were read. These gentlemen recited tbe evil* attendant on tbe Primary system and suggested various amend ments. Xbo loading idea was (bat the work of the primaries should Tie delegated to ward clubs. Ur. J. Lyle King thought (bo primary system could not be improved upon as a moans of get ting a popular expression. It would be well however, to engraft registration upon tbe syth tsm. Up also thought It would be advantageous |9 vots for candidates direct instead of delegates ftk ttio primaries. At Rome future time ho would giro the Council tho boubflfof rocout roflocliona on the fiubjocl. Mr. Ilboi, on (ho ground (hot Ihoro was ample time to decide tho question, moved that tho resolution bo referred to a committee of five, with instructions to confer with & similar com mittee from tho Cook County Central Committee, to report at tho next regular mooting tho details or a plan to remedy existing defects io tho primary system. The motion prevailed, and the Commlttco wore appointed as follows s Mosers, Boot. Clough, Bnohler, Atwater, and Bond. The mooting then adjourned. MISCELLANEOUS; - JOHN M. JPAJ.MBB. Special Vitpate/t to 7'ftr Olwcatto ivitiime, Washington, D. Cm May 5.~G0n. John M. Palmer, of Illinois, is coming forward as a com promise Democratic candidate to succeed Judge David Davis. Tho old line Bourbons very strongiy oppoao Davis on the ground that ho is o wbig. Palmora friends say that this Is to Palmers advantage, who (boy declare would mako a better candidate, as ho was an original Democrat. Palmer's friends hero say.that an organization haa been formed for bringing for ward his name, and that several Illinois riovana pors are soon to come but In his favor, nconma nitpnnuoANs. AttiAwta, Ga., May G.—Tho llopnblicAn State Cpuvontiou oiljoutned after two days’ session. Tho dnlegalca-at-larga to tho Cincinnati Convon “°n are 11. P. Farrow, James Atkins, If. M Turner (colored), George Wallace • fcolofod). luo delegation iß'o«tirriat«d to stand t Morton Bristow, 0 ? Conkling. U ; Biaiuo. 8.. There are Ibltlcoo white end nine colored delegates The Convention Indorsed the Administration of President Grant. It adjourned; without nom inating a Governor or electoral -ticket, bnt rcc ocnioendod a oonvontlon for that.purpose to as semble at Macon before the Ist of August. CANDIDATE YOU BECIIETAUY Of STATU. Special imvateh (Q Thi Chicnao lYibune SpRiNOMm.D. 111.. May —U|. frlooda here stale that Judge of Wiocboater, Bcolt County, baa consontod to come out os Itouubllc an candidate for tho nomination for Secretary of State against Scrogga and Harlow. It la also reported that Harlow’s-friends, espeolally south of.hero.oro urging against. Scrogga - that ha is only the candidate of tho prom, but Jlarlow desired to bo so called himself in 1873, when ho trained with tho Illinois Press Association. CONKLINo’s FRIENDS.- Special Otmatch to. The Chicago Tribune. New Youk, May 6,—Tho Custom-House man agers nro active lu Coukllnq’s interest, aud aro engaged In raising money to start a Ronuhlicoh papor in opposition to tbo Times to bo rim as a Conkling organ. Itls slated-that tho l snm of c'hflO.OUO has already boon' subscribed, bar it is impossible to obtain from onv alleged subscriber a positive acknowledgment that a movement la on foot. Tho same rumor states that Loiiis J. Jennings, lately of (ho Times, ia to beodltor lu-chtef. ooy, kibewood’s preference. special Disitalch to The Chicago Tribune. lowa City, la.. May o.— Gov. Klrkwooofl does not desire the lowa delegation to present hla name to tho Cincinnati Oonvoutlon as a candi date for tbo Vice-Presidency, as has hoeu sug gested from various quartan of lowa. He oro fors the United Htatoa Sonatorshlp. NOTES. , CAMPAIGN PARAGRAPHS. Four Bristow delegates from Nevada and two from California. Tbo Democratic County Ccnvoutlona Iu Ohio aro gonorally.pasiing resolutions Id favor of jag money and presenting William Alloa for the Presidency. Boss Bhopbord was asked lA* trtfior day what ho thought of Bristow wad reform. Tho answer wns prompt, bw os usual rather irreverent: “ D—u Brlofow, d—n reform! ” Thft Nashville (Tonn.) American oounta tip twenty-six Democratic candidates for Governor of Georgia, and thinks that by tbo timo the Con vention meets “ there won’t - bo enough votes to go around." 1 ■^ ,m « wbich haanodertakon to boost benator Conklin? into the White House, says: •* Ills private record is as cioar as crystal : * iV nu <* a * a,Ußt bis personal purity nothing couiu no said. • The -Mattoon Ono'Jtc, & warm supporter of Washburuo for Governor, now.deoloroa in fovor Tho Gazette “ wants no mdoblno candidate for Governor.’ but ouo selected bo cause of bin ability and moral worth.** Mr. Bon Porloy Poore tblolm that “ Secretary Bristow resembles President Jackson in many respects, one being Ins quick temper and em phatic language whoa excited, but if ia-soon over, and bo novorchonshoo resentments.” Tbo Uctidoreon family scorn to have edited tho Now lork £*rcmrt(7 Pori on Friday, and the Bry ant family on Saturday. It was dreadfully off the lilden track, tbo first day, but was swung back ‘ u ° refused tbo hand of Mr. iJngUt in tbo- Committee-room, last week, ho did what has grown nufasbiouabto, for lo I thoso many years, ainco the. War, it has boon oos tomary-to take everything dlaropatdblo or dia- SSS ° D * PtokwioWan sense.— Washington Tbo attack by tho Democrats upon the war S..°[ M . oi S° d Bhom the 1 discretion of tbo bull that challenged tbs loedmotivo to single combat, or of-the able old ram’ that precipitated himself against a barrow tooth upon which a ragged bat bad boon Jiang for bis provocation.— Cincinnati Commercial. The Detroit Tribune, ono of the , strongest, most influential, aud most respectable Banub lioan uowHpapors in Michigan, says: “Tho i? 60 ? foukllng ahould not bo nom inated for tbo rrcflliltmcv at Cincinnati are in creased by the fact tbat tbo Chicago liUer-Occan baa rallied to his aupport.” Wl * Tho Her, Dr. Bellows, of tho Now York Re. * a l Sf n 4or MDjin ß * hand of 100 fireUelMa man to Cincinnati as mieaionarioaand obbyiats • for the best man." Thiawould bo fighting, tbo dovil wi»h his own flro, which, for a. Doctor of Divinity, is a rather unuaual, bat not necosßonly unwise, practice. . . I hero should be a few tracts Isauod In Indiana touching tbo Knights of tbo Golden Circle. That tboro waa o Confederate conspiracy in that State, defeated by tbo energy of Mortem, ja well knowm ?*)“la,|°^ls!oxlilOUion 1 a ,|°^ ls ! oxli lOUion of Domocrotio policy to li»\o this matter raked up Just now. There aro Si CommJrSS! *“ tb ° 0,4 '"“‘-•‘“P-C(nrt«. . SonMor. English, ot Connecticut, bos fallen s S er * ,l i a 410 hod • calculated ou with Air, Barn am for tho suocessiou to tho va- Jh®. United States tieoato. But ho says, jyith MaabeOi, “ I am in blood, jrtopt in so fl r that, should X wade no more, returning wore an tedioun aa «o oor i and bo proposes to maifA things livoly for hia opponent- Tbo veteran editor and proprietor of the Grand Traverse JleraMhtui announced hia intention of nn!i t^Jf'. th . I,lß Jntfireat >*» that ostabliahmeut and moving to Missouri. He served in *tbo Lower House of Congress as member from vll c i 1 ? ai l. two twma, oxtondiog from March i. 1* '™ a,BO ft mombor i i .*! BogUlaturo, aud of poa or two Con-- stitutioual Couyentlous. w°uo ooourred in Caulfield's Com taiitoo oftor the close of Davenport's nrapune tton, last Saturday. The former asked tho latter if be would leave blm bis bugo buuUlo of vouch era to oxamiuo, and Davenport said': “ y e s. if ouo of the Jtopublicaa members of (bo Commlt teo It* preaeot whou you do it. I want to bo pro loolpd against losing these paper*." Tberounon Caulfield blctprlvreplied: “‘l)?you think I’m going to (bom ?" and threw the paper* ovcrtoDavauportiuarogo. v H ” It has boon Intimated that Speaker Kerr over looked tho uaual courtesy which has been uul fprmly extended to the leading contestant for the Speakership by falling to select Mr.' HmidalL of i eimsylvaula, to fid the chair as Speaker pro tern, during bis absence. Tho fact is, Mr. Kerr did offer the compliment to Mr. Kendall, and re peatedly bogged it*-acceptance, but the latter gentleman thought that it wouldinterfere "rith Ins duties as Chairman of tho Commute© on Ao- Iho honor Ua ‘ RDd ** moment .declined correspondent of the New ... J“ connection with the unseating of Mr. iarwell, says: "In contrast with the partisan action of the Committee on Elections of the present House, the action of the Com roillee of the loxty-seoond Congress,, of which Judge McCrary, of lowa, was Chaiman, stands boldly out. Id the Forty-second Congress there were seventeen oonlssted election cases • of those, eleven wore decided in favor of Domo crata. five in favor of Kepublicaus, and in one the decision was that neither party was entitled to the eeat. In this last-named case both the contestant and aining member were KepabU caus. Mr, Lamar, one of (he ablest lawyer* on the Democratic side, and a thoroughly bon cst man. expressed hlmaelf quite strongly In be lull of FavwetJ, and If be hod satd on tbs floor of the House what be did In a ssmJspublla it i* thought ihs result would r Ur* "GARDEN CITY.'’ Tho A. T. Stewart as a Xlomulus* A Description of His Baby City on Hemp stead Plains, Loup Island* Tt the h'dilor of The Chicago Tribune: It may not bo Ronotoliy known to Ohloaco&oa that Uio appellation of “cunDwr cmf," bestowed so caressingly qn their lakeside homo, Is claimed in good earnest as tho title of an as piring oily on far-off Long Island, close even to tbo outskirts of naughty Now York. It will be long, indeed, before the place In question can hope to boeqmo a groat centre of population; but, as it was Re signed and laid out—ln malice aforethought— oo what aro.calied Vtho most approved plans,” itnay opablo one to judge what a 'Cosppotable city should bo like in Its babyhood. Anyhow, as the odnceotlon and solo work of the dead mllllonalio,—A. T. fllowart,—a brief account of It will not be without Interest at the present lino. ' t ,. However cIoGO-llsled may bavo been the'groat dry-goods merchant In his business relations, it Is certain that ho has expended largo sums iu the desire to ho ' known as a philanthropist Among other moans to lids end, ho resolved, o low years ago, to become the founder of a city. Everybody has- heard of the crowded condition of Now York, and how difficult" It Is .for.tbo citizen of moderate moans to procure for himself o docent homo. Thoro is scarcely.any -middle ground, Indeed, hetwocen the squalid and over- « crowded tenement-houses•,and -tbo pretoutimui brown-atono mansion. .In the former,'none bit those Impelled by poverty would consent o •bring up a family; tho latter, of course, nru st taiuahlo only to persons In affluent circun ■tauoos. Tbo very numerous olnua wiich iu eludes salesmen, clerks, thrifty ruccUn ice. and struggling profOßalnual ku<n, aro almost totally unprovided for. Uonc** tbo rapid growth of the outlying cities and vdlagcn on the shores of the JTudaon Itlvor and Long- Island Sound. Honco It is that somottnig like 250,000 persons do bUßiuess In Now lurk, day after day, year in and year out, and never, uu accident, qloop under ono of ; jts roofs. . About 20 miles to tho eastward of Now York, on Long Inland, aro situated what tiro known as HIE ILEUPHTKAO TIAINf. TUo purchase by Mr." Stewart ft a tract of 9,000 acres, away back in the VJOV. was the beginning of wb'at is now known aij Garden City. The original cost was half-s-million' dollars, but, at various limes since, about 1,000 acresof farm-lands were taken in to round offtho site of the future Eden. I’or a lime the project of lay ing out a city on It was somewhat lightly regarded, and Now Yorkers spoke 03 ideally of “Stewart’s New Citv. ’ When ho had given U a name, however, and mapped out Its thoroughfares, and built a railroad out to it, and. began to erect handsome dwellings on at his own cost,—the exper iment of the millionaire was looked npon with more deference. JJy the potency.of his wealth. Garden City had .become a fact. As the groat requisite of auch a place must bo Its easy accessibility to tbo citizens, the ’ mennti ; far this may bo first noted» By two distinct femes wo ilrut, reach Hunter!® Point, a grimy young city at tho oast cud of Brooklyn. Ihonco wo take the train on Mr. Stewarts’ own: road for Garden City. Tho ride Is a delightful one, through a well wooded farming i couutry, with several pretty vUlagos on either stdo of tbo lino. The cars' are corafortAblo, with cool cane-floats, and per fectly ctcan and light-running, To one who has just emerged from a frowsy Now Ybrk street car, they oroaont tho Inviting aspect of a drawing-room. Thoro are eleven trains daily each way,—the first one starting at 6a. m., the last connecting with tho ‘ferry-boats that leave Now York at midnight., A single-faro is 45 cents, but packages of thirty tickets,aro sola for 810, while yearly commutation for residents Isßa3. After a pleasant ride for thirty-live minutes wo descend at tho tasteful station, while the train glides on to Hempstead, about a mile be yond. Already we have noticed that the other’ stations .on the line bright and pretty as good taste conld make them. The very first look at Garden City is A PUSAfIANT BUnpIUSB. ’ Knowing how vorvrecont is tho date of its exist onoo, wo naturally oxpoct to boo pliea of dirt, rubbish, and building debris.—tha usual features of a now place. 'Those was have visited newly-lald-out towns or villages in any. part of tho East jrill recall (be puiuful' clambering over mud-bluffs. the vain uoarch for cleanly foot-paths, and the frequent Uouudarluir through nasty puddles; Hero all to different. Tram the station at Garden City wo can see nothing but roads graded aad smoothly rolled sidewalks in dainty order, andC or 7 miloo of streets laid out aud kept in order, as neatly as tbo garden of a yrlvato residence; Men ere- constantly at work open- thoao roads, clearing o(T snow in the winter,. rolling them even with massive rollers, sprlnk-- lipg them from water-carts In dusty woollier, and having every inch in tho most thorough re pair In all seasons; We ars told, too, that there aro tbirty miles of-drive round Garden City, over delightful roads, which are almost aa care fully attended to. In. a sanitary point of view, tho mUUoualro’s baby city can scarcely be surpassed. Tho site stands high, and. tho ocean being within 0 miles on- one hand, and Long Isl and Hpuqd oo tho other, there- is a breezy and healthful air at all times. There gre no swamps la the vicinity, to breed nuisance- and disease: no fevers, agues, br other diseases are lurking aroundi the water is plentiful ami of the purest klqd; and (he pungent sea-breeze keeps away the muaquUoei, ovou in tho hottest weather. Already there are'about' ‘ ONB UUNUIIEI) AND FIFTY KOTOES, oaoh a gom of-its kind, dotted along tho even street-lines, at irregular intervals. Whore those oro thickest, there, aro six or seven nice stores. Including a‘ druggist’s, a baker’s, a butcher’s. and two groceries. In odditlon. a largo warehouse and ample etabllng accommodation are now in course of erection. Ihp hope was recently hold that.tho citv would grow for some time at, the rate of about fifty houses per aiinum. 3 Tbo stabling is a novel feature, being design ed for tho service of residents' who wish to keen a. Uprso aud carriage, without, haying a barn ou their own premise* lu those already ImIU. largo stalls aro provided for tho board of private horses; while there is a public livery, at which he who wills may hire a trotter. .Horp, as in alloiharpartb of this model city, men aro kept ooustaully employed to lusuro perfect neatness, audtho comfort ’of all 1 he horses under their charge; while all modern improvements for the health ana well-being of tbo animals, and tho care of tbo vehicles, are conveniently at haqd. The plans for one little church ore already lu hand, and others will doubtless bo built; but until this is tho caao, special trains and stages aro run ou Sunday to Hempstead, where churches of all denominations are to ho found. Already thoro is ouo private school undqr. a.first-rate teacher; and a regular school-house for tho children of residents is projected for tho corn ingsoosou. . ■ OF TUB PWEXX|Na-.UODBBa. tbo larger aland in an iaelosuru of 250 feet each way, aud aro beautiful structures, as per tact In ovary i>art ao modern in telllgouoo and- skill can make them lo i every sleeping-room aro hot antt cold water, ample cloepts, gas. and a perfect •fluleb In every detail. Tbo cellars arp blub, dry, light, and airy ; tbo boating facilities excellent : and the kitchens include all tbo conveniences of tbo beat-flulebed city-reeideiicos. Tbo smaller houses are as perfect In finish,— containing nil modem Improvements, hot and f° . anU B*w.. good collars, andoonvon font kitchen and closets. Tbora is a batb room. in pvory house, large and small i and too nails are .of ample dimensions, la abort, wbother taken from tbo outside view as ornaments to tbe city, or regarded as to their insldq comforts and conveniences, they are per* foot gems of suburban homes. ■ l>om« coat >ll tbe*.y from«s,oooto f 3d,000 each,—being principally known as of two olaMcs. Tboao of thirteen rooms rent for food? and those of ten rooms,, proportionate!* smaller, at S6OO a year. ’ ■ tuehs is own uom, opposite the dspot, of whioh tho exqulelto neat nesa and liuiso aro such that I readily behave the assertion that it cost Ur. Stewart $HK)lOOO to erect. The wide, airy halls, how bid u walnut, load us. on tbe first floor, to boautlfully-faraubed parlors, rocoption-roonfs and private apartments used as ladles* Tbs pubho dining-room aud Avau dmiS .rooms are M* on this floor. Thirs is no un- Blfthlly bar on the promlaosat alb and the oat? Btlmulanlii obtainable are fluo tablfl-wino6. ' • In tho basement la a 40-horno-powor engine that boats the entire building byotßAm, and forces water to tho nppor lloor. Hero, also, ace tho smoking-room, bllilard-roora, laundry, and a groat, wide kitchen, where everything is as clean ami bright as In a toy-house. Score-rooms, !6b* house, and other suou conveniences aro annexed to this department. From tho wide and lofty balls np-atalrs opon off tho beautiful rooms, sufficient in number U accommodate, about 100 guests, In ovary room there aro hot and cold water, gas, largo window®, and ample wardrobes j while tho furniture 'and stooping appointments are all that Is elegant,— tho latter being Insisted on by the late merchant as the sine qua non of tenancy, The prices range from sls to 550 a week, and. .dpriug the last two summers, tho building war crowded with guftsU). Notlong.boforo bis death Mr. Blowart is said to have given Instructions for the addition to tho hotel of two lares wings,—tho culinary aod other depart ments being proportioned .to the increase of sue. Already the tenant of Uio botol—a Mr. Jamos.ll. mricor—has made some ropntptlon fpr’lts table. ‘Fighting Jo IioOkor" spent itho winter before last In It* and many-prominent cltizona of. Now. York make a slay in It during Ihosuromor., , " idea of tl * ln i loßß 'klo giyo an adoqnat* TARlOim ATTTtAOTIOJTB AKT> COKTBjnRXCES of the baby city. Tlio e ane 0 f aooost makw U a moat desirable residence fur nontiomou > wbp, doing business in Now' desire to remove their children from crowded boarding-houses and noisy streets. Bomo idea may bo formed of tb«r estimate' wlib which Mr. Stewart r©carded his own ontorpnno. Had of ibis abiding, faith In Its .future, when {* ■ llj at 110 Planted no Joes than 30,000 young shade-trees on its tlioroufr’in:wr Jn the season before last. Ho ortcr oolled out 1 there hlmaflf, to review iho pirtm with his managers, and noto with par fftnabjo pride bow Dio had tnfldo to bloom tbs wilderness of Ilompsl/cod Plains. X. LUTERS FR 4 031 THE PEOPLE. hai*io times! Toth* Kuitorof The c)neatjo Tribune: CincAOo, May 4.—few day# since I published in Tub Tnimmis a sh ort communication In which tho idea woo odvatu'-cii that a oart at least of tlm present doproosTon in business was due to tUo fact-that, in all. tha largo cities and com mercial centres, thor.o was a surplus of idle poo. plo who wore producing nothing; that those poo ,plo bad, whou times wore flush and money plenty, migrated from the agricultural districts to the owtiH and cities witha y\6n or getting au easier hTohhood than was afforded by labor upon tha Boil. It-nau suggested that a remedy would ao-- pear when thcao.popplo turned their stops again to tho country and bocume producers instead of moro consumers. • • Now. comes &Ir., Johu Simmon and says “ that a mao can only : writo tiius from Ignorance or meanness 5 that It is aa outrage ,to make. thi laboHagrmon responsible for.tho present ulau of affairs, and tbat the mechanic who has spool from throe to five-year* m learning a Irado can. not give it.mj amLtucm over to farming " The questions of motivo.l do not propose U discuss with Mr* Sfromen, I have no conccp* of tho nord.,moanoesu when applied in till/ manner. I may, however, plead guilty to tin charge ori B noranco, which Is a comraob humat failing. There ore men endowed by nature wltl gifts of, perception and of undorstaudlniMihlcl opablo them tosolvo the deepest and profound .cat problems of human life. Uoforo 1 the un clouded vision of these children of light thi darkest mysteries become as sunlight: the wl* d ° cn , o . f PK ® a I 9 tooirs. OU{l in the light of thoh great Unowlcdao.tho,|dons of othermon siukioto imilpnincanco and become more trash. Wo hav< LV r ° fonn f- respect tot thest leaders .and prophets, they deserve canoolza !L 0D * a *i.“ y palilo .and loamod opponent haa re-read .the article in question ho might boro discovered that there was in it no allusion to or tradespeople. No adyico was given them to leave tho only places whore tbfly had a prospect of work, or to change their om. ploymout and become farmers; the ,whole toner »?Ji TO f.r 110 * 0 Fas to Jfco effect that.those who bad left the farms shouldgo hook to them, and again produce something on which to llvo.—and this wotroll there was of It. I suppoaa it Is a part of the ignorance with which l am charged, ■jipA* ft* J UBt fooli o p enough to bullovo that there are thousands of men right hero In Chicago who have neither trade nor mechanical business, who havo lived as lone as they can by trading with each other, and who .must go back to tho only-place whore they can corn a living. to-wit„ tin? land. When this happy pondiliOD of things shall have been ‘ reached, thoh tho artisan and the mechanic who labor at-tbo bench and tho lathe will again find remunerative lemploymont in their own partlcu* .Ur branches, and at .the groat manufacturing centres whore their factories and suopa are lo- Aa lam but a superficial student of political economy, and ignorant of many of tbo princh plos with which Mr. Simmon is evidently famiN Jar, I must decline tbo. profound honor of a dis cussion upon tbo rostrum with him. Reenact. lull y' Geohoe a. SiiDi’ELDT, Jir. MEDICINAL CnOOKEDNE39. To the Editor of The Chicago Trihum: CmoAao, May 4.—Tho question of cheap aad pure modloluoa being onco agitated to yom paper, I think Tub-Tarauif* ought to sot tbi Issue fairly and squarely before tho public. Momentous as the King to defraud tho United States-Internal Revenue, widespread as’the cooKodncßs to rob the United Slates Treasury Is. tho crpokeduoas .in thei medical busings—the Ring between the druggists and the physicians public ftD(i of moro import to the lie who robe our Treasury, steals our wealth! ho who conspires to adulterate our medicines: ruins our health. The -treasury thieves can bo reached by law. and aro bandied pretty lively at present, whUo our health-fiends go about undisturbed, unless the-public assumes tho part of the avenger of law and justice. It can bo only In the interest of docent doctors and druggists and tho nubile .to bring to light the crookedness of so many in tho medical business, for it is indeed crooked if a doctor receives percentage ou every pro scription he sends to a certain store. In order to got oven with t 4°. ,,rua K ißt must.'either lose, charge higher, ur,adulterate his medicine, and. of course, the two latter possibilities are the only probable onoa. It is said on good authori ty HOm ® d Wl Btß pay tho doctors as much mSO per pent, That seems to me is tho point the publio ought to find out before it patronizes either doctor or druggist. Aud what an amount of hypocrisy there sticks. to this Illng of •crooks. About a year ago some convention of druggists made up a code of‘ethics, according to which a respectable druggist was oven forbid den to send his prosoiiptiou blanks with the doctor a name and card opt to tho doctor’s office, Homo of tho most prominent druggists wore most prominent among the supporters of this rooUOD, and delivered emphatic, denouncing speeches on the question; * Tbusly they aotoci in the Convention, but thosa totv men acted diiroroutly and Hooded tha city with their cords attached to some doctor’s blank. You-may see how they can afford to do this If you know that I had to pay $3.60 for a little bot tle of eyewater, consittlng, as my doctor Bald of a few grains pf sulphate 0 f zinc and a few ounces of distilled water. These aro facts as experienced by a suffer a* from Tub JjiNa in Medicine. “ REMINISCENCES OF DAEX DAIS.” rb the Editor <\f The Chicago 'l'riCmm, Ciuoaoo, May 6.—Any mao who would bo~ grudge a year’s subscription to Xna Twainra after reading “ Reminiscences of Dark Dave " in this morning’s issuo, would complain at bain* bung, Yours, j“ Item finpid Transit, The amount of travel on tbs English railway* in the vicinity of London is prodigious and al most Incredible. A writer in CTiambcrs* Journal says tbs average number of trains running each week-day over the Metropolitan extension of tbo Obatbam and Dover lino, a distance of 13 milee, is MS. The number of passengers con \ months 8 Is • over 7,tw0,000. On, Whit Monday last the Metio pohtan Railway carried 214.000 person? and dmiuß \\hiUun week ovorl.oßy.(WOpaflaougew traveled on that underground line. Onu-su teoutb of the enure population of London made use of this railway in one day without an acei day, between tt and ,10 o clock m the morning, a train passes over the line every forty-three soconda-or sar -5° *? flT ® “*»«>«*• IQ iho coutse of the day 72tt trains bare been run backward and for ward, safety being secured by insuring not an interval of time, but of space, between the sev eral trains. During twelve years 224.258 &SS persons have boon transferred over this road. Within a single twelvemonth the Great Western Railway ran-255,0dd trains, some of them carry ing 700 passengers. The express train on this toad is the fastest in the world, tad runs at the fate of 77jtf uUes in an hoar and a quartan

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