Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 14, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 14, 1876 Page 1
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VOLUME 30. ftbxiicbe. bargains xusr FUTURE! SPIEGEL&CAHN 251&253Wabash-av., Would call attention to their immense stock of PARLOR in Suits and odd pieces. Latest designs in Chamber Sets, Wardrobes, Hat ftees, Sideboards, Tables, and fancy Furniture, all first class goods at extremely low figures. Favor us with a call before purchasing. ggl and 853 Wahash-av. FURNITURE! FURNITURE! Assignee’s Sale. ■Parties desirous of purchasing a line Chamber Set, Parlor Suit, Hat Tree, Sideboard, Marble-top or Inlaid Table, or other article of Furniture, should not fail to call and examine the goods and learn the prices at which the same are being offered by E. SZNO^OItTS, Assignee of GEO. GILBERT, 267 & 269 Wabash-av. II.VUY CABBIACES. DOM PEDRO SHOULD HAV* While passing through Chicago ad mired the display of Elegant BABY CARRIAGES AT SCHWEITZER & BEER'S. ALSO, CROQUET, QUOITET, EDTG TOSS, And other out-door Games. UVareling Baskets, Bird Cages, Toys, and Fancy Goods. SCHWEITZER&BEER, 188 & 190 State-si, _ Opposite Palmer House. SEEDS, BULBS, ETC. —.GARDEN WCL CL O taM Flower SPUING BULBS. IMPLEMENTS. SHALL FRUITS, FLOWERING AND OKU AMEN TAX. SHRUBS. Vases & Rustic Work. PHILADELPHIA LAWN MOWERS. 40,000 BEST, CHEAPEST, LIGHTEST, Most BUMBLE. 14-inch—s2o.oo ( 10-inch—s32.oo H. 8.-Beware of Worthless Imitations. KING&SAVAGE,77T CARPET CLEANING. OLD RELIABLE EXCELSIOR Carpst Cleaning and Renovating Co., OF NEW YORK. Carpets classed and renovated. All spots, stains, ®d insects removed. Carpets sent for free. Carpets voroughly aleaned, when desired, Wlchant Scbotlsc Them From the Floor. Special rates on Urge amount of Carpets. Orders left U <mr office, or by mall, will be promptly attend ed to. EXCELSIOR CARPET C. &R. COMPANY, paseaent 142 LaSalle-st, near Madison-st. CARPET CLEANING EENOVATTSG WORKS, 943 Wabaßb-sv., BtM Twenty-firet-Bt. Established 1871. Fitting i??ra*Jing a specialty. I'eathera and hair reno ™*ed, Branch office, 125 Dearborn-st, PHILLIPS & GARNETT. fiIDPOT FULLER & FDLLEB, t/lillifl If I [|^||)ets cleaned, made, and CABPET CLEANING. Mm steaa Carpet-CleaiiiM Worts. ' S. BOTH CHILD & CO., Proprietors, gSce and Works, 44 & 4 GW. Adams-at I fn,v Affo Branch Office, 103 Twenty-second-st f TAX NOTICE. 3STOTICE3. m tax mums. THE SAFEST INVESTMENT FOR TOUR BONET IS IN YOUR OWN TAXES, especially •hen you can get a HANDSOME DISCOUNT. The t-tty of Chicago will, at any time before May 20, W 6, borrow from persons owing City Eeal Estate *«cfi for the year 1875 the amount of such taxes, •Mowing two (2) percent discount, and will issue vouchers therefor which may be used at once, or ocla until the owner Is prepared to pay his other .By ardsr el the Mayor and Finance Committee. ♦Wj to *B. BA^Comphoiler JULIUS BADER & DO., Manufacturers of THE FAVORITE BAUER SQUARE AND UPRIGHT PIANOFORTES. The only first-class instruments at moderate prices in the market. All having our Patented scif-bearing Agraffe Attachment, CONCAVE Name Board, and areßally Warranted for five years. Upward of 20,000 of these excellent instruments now in use in the East and Northwest by Amateurs, Public Schools, Seminaries, Musical Institutions, and Artists and Professors of high rank. We offer them at moderate prices and on easy monthly or quarterly installments, and take sec ond-hand instruments in exchange for new ones. J3f“ Catalogue and Price List free. JULIUS BAUER & CO., Cor. State and Monroe-sts., Painter House. CHICAGO. PIANOS*. 1 i\f\ Splendid Upright Square, and Grand Planoe to rent, and rent deducted if pur- BYON & TCRABY, State and Monroe-sts, Chicago, General Agents for Stelnvruj'a Pianos. SECOND-HAND PIANOS. t 7-Octav«Euierßon, Carved Cue. 1 6-Occave Lfuuc) iiilbert. The above Pianos will be sold low, being taken by ns in exchange for ■pt. a- gaiiMßk Chicago Piano iß> Kit iTB Sealers' Association, U Ftenc>SV ■ K "-v x c^ sldcnt jy UflvDi MM State and Adams-sts. TO BEAT, Oesiralle Dices TO BENT nsr tub TRIBUTE BUILDING. HJQOTEE OB' WILLIAM 0. DOW, Room 10, Tribune Building. OFFICES FOB BENT CHEAP IE THE Howe Building, S# Ei Corner of State and Jackson-sls. INQUIRE OK PREMISES. TO RENT. Three Elegant, All New, Marble, Octagon* Front, 10-roctn Dwelling-Houses, with all modern improvements, situated on Twenty cecond-st., comer of South Park-av., having the finest view of the Lake in the city. Will rent cheap to the right kind of tenant. Apply to JQKN ootj-zeNEATJSEH, 80. ISrHandolph-et., Booml. SICK TO RfflT. Tn Stuns in Maw Biit Corner Clark and Washinjjton-sts. Inquire at Room 43 Exchange Building. FOR RENT. BANKING OFFICE formerly occupied by Cook Co. Savings Bank, E. W. corner Clark and Madison-ats., suitable for Bank, Insurance, Railroad, or similar business re quiring a choice location. Also, suits of rooms in second and third stories of same building. H. C. M.OBEY", 85 Clark-st. TO RENT. The 3-story and basement marble-front house, 31 Twenty-flfth-st. House in perfect repair; baa all modem improvements; fur naoo, etc.; «^^g^g^XXSa. 13 chamber of Commerce. TO RENT. Stores 203 & 204 Jaclcson-st., Near Piflh-av.. with or without power. SSO per mouth. C. H. &GKC. "W ALICE H, 13 Chamber of Commerce. TO RENT. FIVE LOTS on the corner of Beach and Hather-ata.. with side-track, suitable for lumber, coal, or wood-yard. C. H. & a. C. WALKBB, 13 Chamber of Commerce. TO RENT. Dock 150 Feet Front on South Branch, KearFolk- rt .Bnd K e. G A ?P^toLKEBi 13 Chamber of Commerce, “FOR RENT. STORE NO. 109 LAKB-ST., With Basement and Loft-room if wanted. WATER BALANCE ELEVATOR. Offices Willi Splendid Vaults. ELEVATOR IS BOTLDINO. Ally at Room 16 No. 170 Mafei-st TO REnSTT. One-half my Store No. 132 Dearbom-st., near Madison. for Cents' Furnishing Gooda or Hats and Cans. The best location in the city. L. B. STOWELL, Merchant Tailor. to K.Eisrr- Second floor of 59 and 61 Lake-st. corner of 9tate Steam elevator-and heat Entrance* on back streets. PAGE,_BRO^& j CO : __ > WARNING. OFFICE OF WRIGHT & CO., Sole owners and Manufacturers of Wright’s Patent Tin Sieve, Wright’s Patent Milk Pan. Protected .Bottom. 66 Washington-et., ChlMgo, May 13, 1876. TO THE TEADE: —Gentlemen, I hereby warn all penmns from buying or selling any sievta new known as the Mann sieve, with the wire cloth bot tom, double-folded in to the tin rim, inasmuch as that patent belongs to me, and interference has been declared in the United States Patent-Office. QSQSSE WRIGHT. PIANOS. CHICAGO, SUNDAY. MAY 14, 1876-SIXTEEN PAGES. HARDWAHE, HARDWARE, Contractors, Builders. and Dealers. I shall offer for next ten days the finest assortment of Hardware, &0., to be found in the city, at lAIMCTDK PRICES, Butts, Screws, Bocks, Bolts, Cut lery, Tools, Farming Implements, Stoves, House Famishing Goods, &c., &c. Job Bots at greatly reduced prices to close out an entire stock. B. A. WIBBABB, Assignee, 198 Randolph-st. FINANCIAL. THE M., F.&M. Savings Bank, No. 75 South Clark-st., Chicago. COMMENCED BUSINESS 1862. Perfect Security and Liberal Interest. The investment certificates of this bank are se cured on Improved real estate, the securities being in special trust. The certificates bear Interest, papable In quarterly installments at the rate of 7 3-10 per cent per annum. They are more secure than a direct mortgage loan, and much more avail able. They may be obtained personally or through the moils, in sums of SIOO or multiples thereof, at this bank. Interest paid as usual on Barings book accounts. SYDNEY MYERS, Manager. IDIIMIIEI SAfiGfii^BAKK. chartered iy tie state or minois. Exclusively a Savings Bank. 105 Clark-st., Methodist Chnrcli Block. Receives SavingsDeposita upon Interest, subject to the rules, and negotiates mortgage loans for others. $30,000 Is solicited for a term of years by one of the best Corporations in this State, doing a thriving and prosperous cash business. The works, are valued at SIOO,OOO In real estate, building Improvements, Ac. Money is wanted tor additional improve ments. For particulars address or call on HENRY J. GOODRICH, Solicitor for the C&nnany, 125 Dearborn-st. 1 , Chicago. THE UNITED STATES MORTGAGE COMPMY. Loans in Gold or Currency at cur rent rates on first-class IMPROVED and PRODUCTIVE property. ALFRED W. SAESOME, Secretary, 7 Union Building. fiMAiyUMHM BAM OP CHICAGO. Office, 172 Hast Washington-st* BRANCH OFFICE, 59 NORTH CLARK-ST. JUSTUS TTIT.T A.TJ. President. W. J. HADLEE, Cashier. 7 Per Cent. We offer, with ordinary commissions, loans of $25,000 and Upwards at SEVEN per cent. On hand to loan at 9. SI.OOO, $2,300, $3,000. SCUDDEB & MASON, 107-109 Dcarbom-fit. MONEY TO LOAN tlpon Chicago Beal Estate Seenrity, In Bams to salt, at lowest market rate*. J. D. HARVEY, 97 Dcarbonx-st. Loans on Real Estate In Chicago and improved suburbs negotiated promptly at current rates by BAIRD & BRADLEY, 90 LaSalle-st. OCEAN STEAMSHIPS* ALLAN LINE OCEAN MAIL STEAMERS, VIA QUEBEC and VIA BALTIMORE. Passage, all flnTrt. between principal point* In Eu rope ana America. CARIN' and SALOON ACCOMMO DATIONS UNEXCELLED. „ . _ . . best In «JI respeca, M lowest ntee. ADOIV VO ALLAN & CO., w 72 and 74 LaSalle-st.. Chicago. AMERICAN LINE. PHILADELPHIA AND UVEEPOOL, Cabin, Intermediate, and steerage passage AT LOWEST RATES. General office, ISB La Salle-st, comer Madison. J. H. MILNE, western Agent. CUNAED MAIL LINE. Sailing three times a week to and from British Ports. Ijowest Prices. Apply at Company’s Office, northwest comer Clark and Randolph-sta., Chicago. P. H. Dff VERNET, General Western Agent INMAN STEAMSHIP LINE, Carrying the Mails between EUROPE AND AMERICA. For passage, apply at Company’s office, 32 S. Clark st. , Chicago. FRANCIS C. BROWN, Gen. West Ag’t pT Drafts on Great Britain and Ireland. White Star Mail Line. To and from Europe and America. Rates aa low as by any other first-class Line. Office. 120 East Randolph-fit., Chicago. ALFREDLAGERGREN, General Western Agent. Drafts on Great Britain and Ireland. BUSINESS CARDS. A. H- PBBKINS, For Alleys. Sidewalks, and Basement Floors. No. 5 Reaper Block, cor. Clark and Waablngton-Bts. TREES! TREES!! Shade, Ornamental, Fruit and Evergreen Trees and Shrubs at 50 per cent below former prices. A large and fine stock at Bales-ground, 257 South Staie-st iluet be closed out PuPage County Nurseries. LEWIS ELLSWORTH, Prop. lawn flowers, Cutlery & Tools CfBOtTND AND BEPA.IBEP In the best style. CHAS. IL PATCHED, 6 Cal houn-place. basementjearof_Ad^s j Es : _Office : _ XiOST* LOST. Pridar. May 12, from 804 Michlgan-ar., one red and white tow. A liberal reward jrill be mid if r»fnmp<j D- C. LLACH, todcaa figure® stable*. v BEAL ESTATE. FOR SALE THE WELL-KNOWN AND FAKED DU PAGE COUNTY NURSERY FARM, 30 fllitei from Chicago* on the C., B. Sc Q. R. R.» for 40 year* owned and occu pied by the present proprie tor* Lewis Ellsworth. Having arrived at that period of life when most men wish to retire from tho active pursuit of business. 1 have concluded to oiler for sole my Homestead, Including Green Houses. Gardeners* Houses, Plant Houses, Barn. Carriage House. &c., together with about iso acres of highly Improved Nursery Lands. This property lies within and adjoining the Village of Naperville, In Hu Page County, i11.,-which contains a population of over 3.000 at present, and Is growing steadily, it la the seat of that nourishing Institution known as the “SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE, "with a regular attendance of from 300 to 400 students; has seven churches. Grain Warehouses, Bank, a number of Dry Goods, Hardware. Clothing. Drug, Boot and Shoe, Family Groceries, and such other Stores as arc usually found in villages of that size, together with mechanics of every grade and character of skill. It Is situated within one of the most delightful and thickly-settled agricultural districts of Northern Illinois, and with Its picturesque surroundings of hills, woodlands, and streams, is noted for its healthf alness and rustic charms. ThU land I selected In the year 1336,when 1 first came to Illinois, and bad on unlimited choice. About 30 acres la apiece of elevated and beautiful Umber land, of which 1 have taken special care for many years, and the balance has been mainly devoted to the growth of nursery stock. There arc nearly a thousand large SFrult Trees, many large Evergreens, and deciduous Lawn and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Ac., Ac., besides the general Nursery Stock. The four Green and Plant Houses are each 84 feet long, three of which arc supplied with Hitching A Co. ’s hoc water beating apparatus. Within a few yards from the boose Is a SPRING OP EXCELLENT WATER, covered by a brick spring house, which for 40 yean has proved a never-failing source of delight and comfort, and Is esteemed by many a fortune In Itself. The village has grown up to, and Is ready to spread over, a part of my grounds at once, and, besides many otbor fine dwellings, 1 refer with pleasure to two elegant private residences, worth large sums of money, recently built on ground contiguous to my own. Preparations are also now being mode for tho erection of others of a similar character during the coming sea son. About 90 acres may be Immediately platted and placed on the market, with a certain prospect of making steady sale at largely remunerative prices. I prefer, however, at my time of life to sell the entire grounds, either with or without the nursery stock and business, at an exceedingly low price; will take a small part of the purchase money down, and give libera] time for the balance. The ride from Chicago Is but hours, and 1 shall be pleased to receive all persons who may wish to overlook the premises. Ponies may further communi cate with me oy mall.or call In person upon Mr, SAML. GKiiR. No. 114 Dcarborn-st., Chicago, who Is familiar with the property and can furnish ail needful particu lars. ___ LEWIS ELLSWORTH, Proprietor Da Page Co. Nurseries, Naperville, 111. SIOO Lots. 30 by 132 feet at Downer’s Grove, onC., B. & Q. R. R, High, rich, rolling land, near depot. $lO cash, balance $5 monthly. NO INTEREST 1 Liberal terms for all cash. Abstracts free. The cheapest FIRST-CLASS property in the market. A BARE CHANCE for a home. A SPLENDID in vestment. 10 CENT TRAINS! Horning and Evening, dally. Sunday Church Trains 1 Evening Amusement Trains 1 This beau tiful suburb has about LOGO inhabitants, churches, schools, &c. We have set out about 700 trees this spring, are laying walks, «£c., Ac. BUY NOW. Lots are selling rapidly, and prices advancing with improvements. Don’t fail to go and see this be fore buying elsewhere. Lots shown FREE. STREET & BRADFORD, 74 East Washlngton-st. FOE SALE. Greatest bargain now offered—4o feet on Ohlo st., oast of Clark. Inquire at Store 921 State-fit., between 11 and 2, or 594 Palmer House. FOB S ALE. A first-class Dwelling, 4-story Stone Front. Good chance for A 1 home. 280 Oblo-sL T. C. BOYD, 147 State-fit., Plumber. BASE BALL. Baseßall Lonisvilles vs. Ciiicaps, TXJSSDAY, IVT-A.-g' 16. Programme Chicago Club This Week. Monday—Evanston College Club, at Chicago. Tuesday—Louisville Club, at Chicago. Wednesday—Bluff City Club, at Elgin. Louis Club, at Chicago. Friday—West End Clnb, at Milwaukee, Saturday—St. Louis Club, at Chicago. Games begin promptly at 3:45. Admission, 50c. Reserved Seats, 75c. Get tickets down town and avoid the rash at gates. Tickets at X. G, SPALDING A BBO.’S. 118 Randolph-*!. PAPEIt CAUPETINU. Paper Carpeting Ornamental, Durable, and costa only One-Half as much as cheap Oil Cloth. Also BARRETT, ARNOLD & KIMBALL 164 Lake-st*; Chicago. WIRE SCREENS. Window Screens. BEST WALHUT SCREEKffI THE MEET, Price, IS to 20 cts. Per Foot. Sash, Blinds, and Screens can be opened and closed without removing the same. Call or send postal card, CHICAGO SCREEN MFG. CO., So Ohlo-st, WIRE SCREENS. KELLI’S PATENT CORNERS, For Quality, Style, and Flnisl Unsurpassed. 88 Madison-st., Tribune Building. Oldest bouse in the basinets. WIRE SCBEBNS, For'Windows and Doors, the cheapest and beat, at the CHICAGO WIRE WORKS, DO State-st., opposite Field, heiler & Co. 's. (Orderearlyheforcihe rush.) ___ REMOVALS* Transportation. The Union Steamboat Company, Union Dispatch Line,. and Union Transportation Company, have removed to their new ana commodious Warehouse and Office on Market-st,, between Washington and Randolph, where uneqnaled facilities are offered for the accommodation and rapid handling of East or West-bound freight. THOS.T. MORFORD, Agent DB.-M. H. ASPOTALL, PEKfTIST, Removed from First National Bank M ~UJ IM f Bnilding to 56 Wasbington-st,, over Gossage’s, having eecnred great redaction in rent, proposes to make great reduction in prices. Special attention to filling and preserving the natural teeth. REMOVAL. 8. TAYLOR & CO. have removed their etoct of Harness, Saddles, and Turf Goods from old stand, llSMadifion-st., to 71 Dearborn-st., where they will be glad to see their friends and customers^ FOR SALE. FOR SALE- An old. reliable, and standard Patent Medicine, on easy terms. A party with a few thousand dol lars’ capital to invest will find an excellent oppor tunity for a permanent and profitable business. Address MEDICINE, care Van Scbaack, Stevenson ’&Reld* 92uuUHLake-ct. l Qtfcago. CLOTHING. OUR STORE WAS Crowded 111 Day YESTERDAY, And will be every day the same, as we have never advertised a humbug, and the PTOLIO Are satisfied that we offer bargains that cannot be found We bave placed on our counters another large lot of those odd Goats which we will continue to offer at $5.00. They are just the thing for business wear. 200 more pairs of Silk-mixed Pants received from BOSTON, which we offer at $3.00 a pair. Bach and every pair is well cut and made, and a BARGAIN in every sense of the word. Our UNBATJNDRXED SHIRTS go fast; dozens of them are sold everyday. Do not forget the price, 6 for $5.50. FQtnamClotliiDgHoDse 181 & 188 Clark-st., And 117 Madison-st. GHOCEBI£S* O.JEVNE SELLS: A Sugar. $ .09} Standard A Sugar 10 Standard Granulated Sugar 10} Patent Cut Loaf Sugar 11 Ifew Turkish Prunes 07} Kew Zante Currants 08 A T eir Valencia Raisins 12} Dried Blackberries 12} Best 3-pound Cans Tomatoes, per doz... 1.60 Best 3-ponnd cans Peaches, per doz 2.50 Proctor A Gabble German Mottled Soap. 4.20 Kirk's German Mottled Soap 4.05 We bare lowered the Prices on Fresh Roasted and Ground Coffee from ONE to TWO CENTS per pound. We are the only Grocery House in Chicago who have a complete Steam Coffee and Spice Kill on the premises, and who roast and grind all the BEST grades of COFFEES. Fine Moyune Teas Arriving daily, which are sold at wholesale prices in any desired quantity. Nos. 1 and 3 North 01ark-st., (Next to the Bridge) And No, 16 Sonth Halsted-st. NO ECONOMY IN ClieapGroceries. Buy where you know you always get the best. I offer nothing but first-class goods, and have marked prices down as low as any house in the city. J. M. GILLESPIE, Fine Groceries, Fruits, Wines, - liquors, and Cigars, NO. 705 W ABASH-AV. BOOTS AND SHOES* BOOTS & SHOES. JT7ST RECEIVED, A LARGE LINE OF ladies’ Bos-Toc Shoes, IN ALL STYLES. Gents 1 Pine Hand-sewed, in French and Box-Toe, in great variety. HENRY FLORSHEIM 85 MADISON-ST., Opposite McVioker*s Theatre. MONTGOMERY k lAM, BOOTS & SHOES. No. 244 State-st., cor. Jackson. Everything warranted as represented. Lower prices than any other Shoe Store in Chicago. Call and examine our large aud complete stock. We show goods with pleasure whether you buy or not. WATCH BEPAIBING. WATCH REPAIRS EXECUTED in the most prompt and careful man ner. All articles perfectly safe in oar splendid fire-proof vaults. HAMILTON, ROWE & CO., CORNER STATE AND WASHINGTON-STS. FINE WATCH REPAIRING A SPEOIAXiTT. THE BEST WOHTfMKW. E. E. P. SH UEXiY, 55 South Clark-st., opposite Sherman goose. ZOLINE. ZOLEVE. Judies seeking information how to starch and how to USB ZOLINB will receive ins tractions and can see samples of work by calling at retail depot forZoline. F. M. WOOD. 238 Wabash-av. ftDCCATIONAL. HARVARD SCHOOL, No. 21 S 3 The undersigned gives notice that with the close of the present term the above school will pass into the hands of its Assistant Master, Mr. J. J. Scho binger, a competent and devoted teacher, whom the undersigned earnestly recommends to all those wishing for their boys thoroogh and personal in struction. EDW. STANLEY WATERS, A. 2&, Clrcnlars at the above address. Master. May 13, 1876. WATER CURB* KENOSHA WATER CUBE, KENOSHA, Wis. Recently enlarged and improved. Fine lake view and good boating. Summers re markably cool, and climate delightful. Chronic Diseases; Diseases of Nervous System. For circu lars, terms, etc., addrass N- A raNNOYBB, M.D.,EUJilcitoi<» B. FBSNOlßß»*wpdetor. Supervisor Munn’s Trial Fairly Begun. Col. Ingersoll Concludes His Argument for Defendant, And Tells What He Intends to Prove Concerning Jake Kehm. Distiller Miller Tells of His Deal ings with Hesing and Eehm, He Paid the Latter $25,000 in All—His Understand ing About Munn. His Partner and Bookkeeper Also Appear on the Stand- Profits of the Estab lishment. Anton Junker Also Relates How He Was Bled by Kelim. THE ARGXTMEXTS. COL. INGEBSOLL CONCLUDES. The Munn trial was resumed yesterday mom* ing at 10 o’clock. The Hon. J. R- Doolittle took his seat near the defendant, while the latter’s brother sat at an adjoining table and took ex haustive notes of everything said. The attend ance was somewhat larger and more discriminat ing in its character than that of the previous day, the publications in the morning papers hav ing called public attention to the trial, and served to reawaken the interest in this, so far, most important of the whisky prosecutions. CoL logersoll commenced a few minutes after 10. It was a surprise to him why Mr. Ayer went so fully into the description of distilleries, the dnties of Government officers, etc., when Hr, Ayer said be had clear, positive proof of briber}*. He was surprised until he heard who the chief witness was, me. JACOB RERM. Something was needed to back up his testimony, and therefore they lagged la every conceivable thing. The Government was unfortunate in having such a witness. They scorned him while they used him. It wonld be shown that while Jake Rehm was Chief of Police be accepted bribes; that he blackmailed the thieves, the gamblers, the prostitutes; that he levied a tax upon gonorrhea and a toll upon • eyphillte. He was the very best man in the city to start the Whisky-Ring, because be knew all about the business. And yet the Government would uphold him, and ask that he be believed. Could a man do this and stQl be believed and tmsted ? Distillers, Government officers, everybody who went into the crooked business, had to swear to false reports, to make false oaths. Would any body believe that a man who would hire another to swear falsely would not swear to a lie him self? It. was a humiliating spectacle for the Attorney of the United States to bring such a witness upon tho stand. Purity should keep better company*. Mr. Jacob Hehm, on probably the only honest mission be was ever engaged in in his life, and that existing only in the mind of the Govern ment counsel, went to Irvin and said the stealing at Blackhawk must be stopped. Jake sent another Gauger around, and the stealing-was stopped. In a few days Behm came to Inin and said that the Black hawk folks wanted to rnn wide open, and would pay him SSOO a month for being allowed to do so. A disciple of honesty one day, a thief another davl The people paid their money, and. they took their choice. According to Ayer, Behm went into the business, agreeing to give Iroin one-half. Bridges one-fourth, and Munn one-fourth. The strangest part ahont it was that • • REHM MADS NO ALLOWANCE FOR HIMSELF, no provision to keep a single cent, was snch a thing at all probable? Why should the distillers fix up their houses when Mann was coining, if Mnnnwas in the .con spiracy? If there had been any agreement in ras cality they never would have been unwilling to meet one another. They said Muon staid and went to trial because be was guilty, and they also said that Bridges tan away because he was guilty. This was another beautiful example of Govern ment logic. Mr. Jacob Rehm swore to the corrup tion of Irvin and Bridges, because one was dead and the other out of the country. If any one shonld come on the stand to corroborate him, it was because Mr. Jacob Rehm had his claw upon him. After the jury had found oat the man, learned all be bad to say, then It would be for them to soy whether they coold be lieve his testimony. It would be shown by com petent witnesses that Rohm had said, before ho was arrested, that Mnnn was not connected with the ring, and that there was no need of his being in the ring because they could get along without him. Frauds coaid be perpetrated through the Collector and the Ganger and Storekeepers, and there was no need of approaching the Supervisor. It would be shown that Mr. Munn had employed men to WATCH THESE DIS TILLER IBS. and when be sent in his hills forhelpto the Depart ment at Washington they were thrown out, and be was told that this was not a part of his duty. And afterwards the Government sent on sixty men* who were obliged to watch and wait for weeks before they conla discover anything crooked. Then they seized four houses. That was not enough. Bigger fame was wanted. Hr. Jacob Rehm was employed y the Government to famish evidence against them, and paid off with an understanding that he should have Immunity. There never was a Govern ment mean enough to take the testimony of a man and then tarn and rend the dirty dog they had used. It .would also bo shown that when Mnnn , was turned out It was an excellent joke to Mr. Jacob Rehm that the only innocent man in the whole business should get the first bounce. BEFORE THE OCTOBER ORAJTp JURE this man, as would be shown, swore be knew of no bribery or corruption, no crooked whisky, or any thing else. The Government might account for this by the time of the year—that a man might not know anything In the fall of the year, hut would be a most intelligent, excellent witness in the spring. Mr. Jacob Rehm must be corroborated by an honest man and notby a thief or briber, acorropter of men. The defendant, by the Impolicy of the. law, could not open bis month. CoL Ingersoll was at a loss to know why such a law was ever enacted. It was a part of the heritage of superstition, and ■ ignorance, and they bad got it. Mr. • Jacob Rehm could put any words be chose into the month of the defendant, while the latter's lips were closely sealed. The jury moat do the defendant's talking for him. He could not speak. The evidence of a scoundrel could not stanu against the 81LEHT ETIBEHCE 07 AH HOHS9T MAH. In very solitary instances when the evidence was capable of contradiction the defense would contra dict it by direct testimony, and if it was not capable of contradiction because the witness had failed to state the circumstances so that they could be con tradicted, the defense would prove Its unworthi ness by the character of the Government witnesses themselves. When the Government of the United States went into partnership with a confessed thief, what was character worth? The Government would say it was worth nothing, that the best men had fallen, and that this was an era of corruption. He admitted it, and was in favor of stopping it. But the way to stop it was to let no gmltyman escape, and not to convict innocent men. It was the peculiarity of thieves to spend their ill gotten gains. The thief generally got the idea that e needed a fast horse, or a suspicion dawned upon him that his wife was not quite as good-looking a woman as he ought to have [laughter), and bo didn't feel quite as guilty when his money waa gone. CoL Ingersou dared the Government to Srove that his cDent ever vent into anything of te kind. CoL Uunn had the pleasure of living m an SB,OOO house covered by a $5,000 mortgage, and it would be shown that be had to borrowmoney from his friends to meet his payments. nr cLOsnfO, CoL Ingersoll said: ~ We will show the character of the Government * chief witness. We will also show Mr. Menus character, hi* pecuniary condition. Now, if the gentlemen will give ns the slightest opportuni ty to do WC tul contradict every word of the '-ST.. MWt WHISKY. PRICE FIVE CENTS. testimony of this roan Jacob Behm. that is capable of being contradicted. And when it la all through, gentlemen* as it will be in a little while, when- it Is all over, the simple question for you to decide you send a man to the Penitentiary of good character, who is not allowed to speak a word, «P°n the testimony of a man who admits IrAl he is a thief, who admits that he tookbribes*. woo admits that be bribed others, who admits that a conspiracy, and who has sworn to ” e I»K week after week, month after month; that he was in a conspiracy, and the small est crime .to be committed, in that, conspiracy wad the crime of theft? The simple question, then, fur yon to decide b, whether yon will lake this man from his family, from his friends, and pot him in the Penitentiary; or cover him, Itell yon, with infamy os a > mantle,.upon the testimony of another man who admits that he is a rascal, a scoundrel, and a thief. That la the qnesclon that Anally, gen tlemen, you will have to decide, and, so far a» 1 am concerned, I have not now, here at the thres hold of this case, one particle of doubt what that decision will be. GEOEGE MXLEEE. THE SIBST WITNESS. At the conclusion of CoL Ingersoll’s remarks Mr. Ayer offered la evidence the published regu lations of the department on the tax on distilled spirits and the duties of officers, and the com mission issued to Mr. Mann as Supervisor of In ternal Revenue. All of these tbe defense ad mitted. The Coart then called for the testimony) and Mr. Ayer proceeded to lay open the case. * George sillier was the first Government wit ness. He is a small mao, squarely built, with sandy hair, moustache, and goatee. He ap peared very modest and self-possessed. Mr. Ayer conducted tbe direct examination. I have resided here eighteen years, and since IS7I have been engaged in the distilling busi ness at the Lake Shore, foot of Twenty-seventh street. Before Nov. 1,1873, it was the Sontb- Side Distilling Company. John H. McAvoy was with me then. Afterwards A. C. Heslng and August Newhans were taken in. 1 bought Mo Avoy out, gave my notea for $30,000, which Mr, Hesing agreed to indorse, and for which he was to receive one-fourth of the profits. McAvoy*a interest was two-thirds, and mine one-third. NEWHAUS was a Storekeeper on duty there at the time. His interest in the new concern was one-fourth, mine one-half. Newhaus contributed $3,000 foi eight or ten days, but 2 gave it bade ta him. Heslng contributed nothing. New baud had come .to me and said the other houses were dividing with the Government, and said he wanted to make soma money. I said 1 did. too, and the change was fixed up. we paid Behm SSOO a month to have Newhaus retained as Storekeeper. Heslng conducted tbs . negotiations. We paid Behm SSOO for six or seven . months.. Then 1 toldHeoing X would rather paj the money to Behm direct. 1 took it down ano r Behzn raised the price to SBOO. We paid this even month from 1872 to May, 1875, and they raised U subsequently to SI,OOO and $1,500. I first paid the money at the Malt Company’! office, and afterwards at Rebtn’s offici In the City-Halt These payments wen made for getting su£b Storekeepers and Gangers at I wanted and for protection. When I desired any changes in Gaagersand Storekeepers! WENT TO BHHM AND HE FIXED XT. He would notify me when anybody was coming from Washington, sending a notice by a policeman. I hare one of the notices now. The notice was produced. It was written cm or* dinary letter-paper and placed within a bine en velope. The note read: “Gen. SewellJs here. See others. J.* p Mr. Miller (continuing)—The handwriting was 1 Mr. Rehtn’s. Gen. Sewell was not a local officer. Behm said on one occasion, whenlpald him SL -000, that I ought to make it $1.500, as he had to di* ’ vide ft in three parts, and SI,OOO wasn’t bandy 1 said I’d make it $1,500 next time. Once he sold that Bridges hadn’t been dealing fairly with Mann, ‘ but that it was all fixed then. 1 once saw Mnnn in Behm’s office, but he did not see Behm them. Newhaus afterwards went out of the firm and Hes ing and B. C. Fredericks bought bis interest.. Hesing was in till May, 1875, when Fredericks' bought his interest. We mashed more grain then was reported, and used duplicate stamps. -We paid some Gangers $3 'a barrel, or sometimes by the month, we dealt with George S. Crosby, Parker B. Mason, and Golaen A Eastman. Crosby is in Europe, and Newhaus in Canada. We sold for 15 cents a gallon less than the market price to those rectifiers, and they returned ns the stamp*, which we used again. MUNN CAME TO OUR PLACE, hut 7 never saw him there. Hesing was paid S3O, - 000 or $40,000 foijiis share of the profits. I think all the distilleries were in except one, and they all bad a similar understanding with Mr. Behm. The question as to what Hesing told Miller Echo* did with the money was objected to. bat finally allowed, the Government stipulating that the con spiracy would be further proved by other wit nesses. Mr. Miner, continuing: I think Hesing told me that the money we paid was to fix Irvin all right. ’ - CROSS-EXAMINATION. By Coh IngcraoU—l talked with Rehm nearly every day afier the first six or seven months. By a suitable Ganger and Storekeeper I mean officer* who woald assist me in getting nd of paying the tax. I presumed they had to make sworn report* every day and every month. I did not keep an ac count of the grain, the meal, or the malt. I don't remember ever swearing to these accounts. I had others do it. I don't remember that it occurred to roe that it was dishonest for the Ganger and Store keeper to do this. Don't recollect thinking whether it was honest to pay Rehm and Irvin or not. 1 supposed somebody might come who bad different notions about right and wrong from mine, and, therefore, I got the notices from Rehm. W« cleared everything cp, and strangers coaid see that it was all regular. The Ganger and Storekeeper knew what to say, and we weren't afraid of visitors. We paid the SSOO a month for this safe ty and this serenity of mind. I think we PAID REHM ALTOGETHER ABOUT $33,000. 1 have no detailed account. 1 first paid llesing In December, 1872, and paid Rehm the lasttimeabonl the 3d of May, 1875, —when I paid him $2.000. lie did not say that was an unhandy sms. I wad indicted last fail sometime, 1 think. I have not been tried. I pleaded guilty some time in January. It made an Impression on my znlad. hot lean’s recollect the date. 1 made up my mind to take «p the Government side last December. I came into the fold before Jacob Rehm. lam still unsettled as to whether it was right or wrong for the. Gang ers and Storekeepers, Rehm, Irvin, and myself, (a do what we did. HENRY C. FREDERICKS. ms CONNECTION WITH THE LAKE SHORE. Henry C. Fredericks next took the stand. H* is a young, neatly-dressed man, and was thor oughly self-possessed. His testimony was as fol lows : I have resided here since 185 L My conned tfoawith the Lake Shore commenced May 3, 1874. I have been there ever since. Before that I was with George Hiller, "the busiuesa being under hid' name. I was a bookkeeper and general clerk, and bought one-half of Xewhaus’ interest. Hesing and Miller were the other proprietors. The profits per month were be tween $1,500 and $3,000, and were dirtied be*, tween Hesing and Miller. 1 paid Rehm $1,500 on one occasion, when Miller was out of town. I took it to Rehm’s office, hud ft ou the desk, and he put it in a pigeon-hole. He seemed to understand what it was for—protection. A part of the profits were regularly set apart for Rehm. I delivered several sums of SSOO each to Hesing for Rehm. 'I saw notices that Rehm sent up when somebody was coming. The object was to warn us to straighten up. 'We commenced putting In extra groin about Nov. 1, 1873. Stamps were fixed so they could easily be taken off, sent back to us, and used again. .We dealt with Golsen & Eastman, George L. Crosby, ami Barker K. Mason, we sent two lots; the straight goods at the regular market price, and the crooked goods at 15 cento below. I re member UUKK MADE OS FOUR VISITS. Wadsworth was with him once, Irwin another time, and a deputy at another. Ido not know what was done with the money paid to Rehm. ah the Storekeepers and Gangers, with the ex ception oI the day man, were cognizant of the illicit business. The total sum, as near as I can tell, paid to Rehm out of the establish ment was about $25,000 to $20,000. On one occasion Mann visited the distillery and found fhe Storekeeper’s book had not been written up an required by law. Mann called my attention to this fact, saying that so far as be was concerned It was all right, but if any one should come from Washington and investigate, there might be trouble. I called upon Rhem about this mattersubacquently, hut got no satisfaction, and afterwards went to see Hesmg, who said that be thought Mann was ail right. I bought Beslng's interest In the distillery in May, 1875, for $3, WO,payinghim with a check. {The check was produced and identified bytha witness.) . CBOSS-SSAKtHSP. Mr. Ingersoll—l occasionally made reports which 2 swore to. 1 did not swear to the truth- I can t tell how many lice we swore to. I had an low this was wrong. I didn’t consider it an oath, for it was mumbled over, and that waa all of It. CoL Ingersoll—Was the part at the end, so help me God,’’ mumbled? witness—l lyllevei so, CoL Ingersoll—You were not In need of His help then; yon relied on Gaugers and Storekeepers? Witness—Yes, sir. lam what la called asauealer, and have not yet been sentenced- ItoldMuna£ Ue about the book. 1 soldi hadn’t bad lias m

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