Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, June 8, 1876, Page 5

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated June 8, 1876 Page 5
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Cnllerton wan the crooked Gauger there; there wan also n ilraltfht Ganger on the premises. Thin wan my Impression, tint ho didn't toll me an. I really couldn’t any Cullertnn cot nuy money, but I know he wan crooked, for we apoko of ft. I need to ear to him. “There goes a lot of crooked goods. I snw everybody iiroutid the Tlllnoln putting on duplicate stamps— Mr. HallenHno. Mr. Robinson, Cullertnn, Curd, everybody, |1, slighter, j At llila stage the Court, after cautioning the Jury not to discuss thu merits of the case, took a recces till 2 o'clock, at which hour Hie eross-ox ainlnatlon of Vcrgho was resumed as follows: I did not say I saw James K. Miller at the Till* nois Willlllng company put on stamps that had been used. I saw Mr. Dallentlne ana Mr. Robin •on put on stamps at that distillery; dldn’fkoolt done In the night time; saw barrels rut) Into ware* house at night without stamps, and In tha morn* jng they had stamps on; I bad charge of the warehouse and bad the keys. It was part of my duty to weigh the grain; 1 did part of that weighing; tt was my duty to weigh tho grain for every nm«h and report. I reported once a month: that report was thu total amount; I made It out to the best of my knowledge: I weighed part of It, and some otic else weighed the rest; my re* purls were ns though I did It all. Do you actually know that Cnllerton knew of any crooked work ut the Illinois Distilling Com punyf A.—Ho knew of part of It, for he saw it; lie know wlial was done In the daytime; he know that stamps came back for use a second time; I helped him put those stamps on tho bar* rein; I saw him helping Cord putting those stamps on; can’t say now many I saw him put on; they were alcohol stamps; saw him put them on six or seven times during the month I was there; sometimes 160 barrels of crooked were taken away In a week. Tho stamps wore signed by the Ganger and Storekeeper I; signed them; don’t know that lam an expert pen man: llfuckloy was there: I signed sumps for Hinckley and James K. Miller: I think 1 signed Cullortun’s name:don’t reccollcct signing Adolph Miller’s name; could Imitate thosignaturcs of these men: don't remember I ever boasted that 1 could; Unit never happened at Hie Illinois Distilling Co. At Dickenson >t beach's (icorge Burroughs signed the Gauger's name to stamps: don’t remember sign ing Adolph Miller's name; don't remember wrltfug It on n piece first and comparing it afterwards. Mr Uallcuttnc or Mr. Itoblnson paid mo money; that money was divided secretly; I don.t know that they paid anybody but myself: remember meeting Cnllerton at Smith's saloon, No. 2110 Clark street, on the latter part of last December or January; we bad a conversation. 1 never made the remark that I was glad that Cullertnn was not in this thing, nor used words to that effect. llv Mr. Ayer—l never on any occasion undertook to sign any Ganger's name for the purpose of coun terfeiting It. A stamp would hnvo tho stencil mark on after being used, nnd would have the name of the Ganger and Storcitccpor written on It. Most of the conversation I hud with Mr. Cnllerton In the saloon was In regard to what I had testified about defendant before tho Grand Jury. t.ouis IIERQKII was next placed on the stand. Ho deposed: I have resided lu Chicago thirty years. I was appointed Storekeeper In 1801), and remained in (lovcrnmcnt employ until March, IB7U. I was at Dickenson & Abel's in February and March of 1875. Culler ton was a Gauger there at that time. There were fraudulent removals from that establishment at that time. About 100 barrels at least were re moved during the month of March. I was pnidhy Mr. Burroughs at the rate of SOOO a month for illuwlng this Illegal trafllc. Defendant must have had knowledge of this, lie allowed members of the Arm to go into the wine-room. 1 cannot swear how they put on the stamps a second time. The officers were generally sent away during this oper ation' by Mr. Burroughs on various errands. I cannot say whether Mr. Cullerton allow ed the barrels to bo taken uway from the wine-room. 1 know nothing of Mr. Cul lerton's pay, and had no conversation with him about the fraudulent transactions. While the goods were being taken from the wlnc-room and carted oil, Cullerton was generally In Die office. CROSS-EXAMINATION. Dy Mr. Lcfflngwull— Mr. Cullerton was at the dis tillery a month while I was there. I had no un derstanding ns to pay; they offered me money, and I took it. I bad to wink at this, or resign my position. I was poor and had u large family to support, and did not want to risk being discharged. 1 made the regular reports required by law. I swore to the vouchers. When 1 entered upon my duties I took an outh to discharge the duties of my office faithfully. I took the oath in good faith, but have no recollection what the exact terms were now. I was engaged in the crooked business ten months and made dally and monthly reports during that time. The Gauger draws off the spirits from the cisterns. The men handle the goods after they are stumped. The spirits should have passed from the wine-room Into my posses sion. 1 did nut sec Cullerton do much of anything with the whisky. I have always taken Mr. Cul lerion to he n smart man, and I think he thorough ly understood ths intles of a Gauger at that lime. I have seen barrels rolled from the back room Into the wlnc-room, but Ido not consider (hut as a crooked work; there was. however, none of the whisky stumped when it went out. I saw some of those barrels filled and gauged. Mr. Burroughs gauged them. I helped stamp some of the straight goods, I never saw any of the "crooked ” barrels stumped. I have been in dicted and pleaded guilty. 1 was not one of the original "squealers.*' Miller and Hinckley were Gaugers about the same lime: I know that the former was aware of the crooked business going on. I don't know whether Hinck ley knew of It; be was generally away when It wus lu progress. Redirect: I knew of the amount of crooked goods run out by keeping an account of the lux paid stumps Bin! comparing It with the quantity of whisky that went out. Mr. Burroughs would go Into tno barrel-room and gauge a lot of barrels, and (hen toko on account of them to Cullerton, and. while Cullertcn was making out ‘MI. 11.*5," Burroughs would dll up the barrels with wines. Defendant opened the wlnc-room to allow Bur roughs to draw off the wines. PARKER It. MASON was then called. Ills evidence was as follows: I was in the rectifying business hero in the fore part of 1875. I purcbusedcrooked goods of Dicken son ,t Abel during the months of February and March of that year. We used to return the stamps, ind altogether during that time wo may haw re turned 500. Thu stumps were generally used twice, and sometimes three times, On some of the stamps Cullerton's name appeared, and on others taut of Miller. Our firm paid for the “crooked" in currency. Mid for the “straight" In checks. Most of the stumps returned were (riven to Mr. burroughs, and the money was paid to Mr. Abel. [Witness guru further particulars about the transaction, but the facts have been pub lished over and over again. ] Vross-eiamliutlion: The goods were straight when they came to us. Wc took the stamps otl Hid returned them to tho distillery. 1 won't tvrear that no stamps came Into my possession with Hinckley's name on. The busii.css was going on (or two years. I cannot tell tbu mines of the (■augers on the stumps in 1873 without looking at ny books. Imu ouu of aho indicted, end have [leaded guilty. 1 cannot approximate how much 1 have defrauded the Government of. Sometimes we got 200 or 300 barrels a day from all quarters, OSnOIIN HOLLAND, bookkeeper for Parker It, Mason, was next exam ined. He Identified certain checks which he hud made out to Dickenson & Abel for goods. He also testified as to the crooked goods received at the rec tifying house. Hu hud noticed the names of Miller, hecchur, and Cnllerton on the barrels sent In from Dickenson it Abel, but could not swear when ho »iw Cullerton’s name. The cross-examination of this witness was waived. ADOLPH LAMPS uld he had worked for Parker H. Mason In 1875 m general utility man. He hud something to do with taking oil the stamps from barrels. Hu femcmbiTcd seeing barrels from Dickenson «t Abel's distillery, and Judged they were crooked, fj he took oil the stamps and gave them to Mr. Anson. In the months of February and March, 1*75, ho remembered seeing tho names of Miller •b<l Cnllerton on the stamps. During those two noiilhs there must have been received from 4UO to bOO barrels from Dickenson .t Abel’s. In cross-examination witness said ho had worked [ur Mason about eleven years. Hu commenced “king tho stamps oil the barrels In December, “«4. The first lot curno from Furlong’s, but be could nut remember what Gauger's namo appeared o.i tho stamps. Witness was questioned as to tnu timber of barrels from tho other distilleries, but Be had no distinct recollection on the subject. Hu Blew the stamps were the same, when they came tick the second time, by the numbers, of which he B'ptan account, to make (he gauging the third hue easier. He was working for his bread and fitter, and simply did what he was told lu remov kg the stumps. joiiH 8. cono next placed on the aland, lie elated (hat he *»s engaged at the Illinois Distillery at the wnio Uie aa Cullorlun, amt corroborated Vurgbu's testi tuny as lu tbu “crooked” transactions. During Iprll, 1875, be saw defendant nulling stamps *tilcli bud been used on Darrels of spirits. ~l u> generally got $3 per barrel for conniving u the frauds. An arrangement wits made between wllcrton and witness by which they divided the toncy between them. This arrangement was arrltd out. There was no regular time of pay out ; when witness wanted money ho got It. la cross*examination witness said he commenced 7* 'Crooked business ut the Northwestern Distillery J*h7L Ho had left the country fur Europe at beginning of the troubles, and only returned oilerduy. lie received a telegram fromhta uncle, li. Miller, telling him to come back, as were all right. Witness did nut insist upon ''“unity before leaving Canada, but simply sula If be gave the uovermuenl the benellt of his '•lilentt ho might to receive an equivalent. Ho ** tutlctled with the arrangement made, or bu nut have returned, nr. liuulell said the witness had simply got an “"banee that he would not bo troubled while ho u ’ Ulltl woultl bo allowed to return to Us Court—How does the witness understand (he 1 understood that I should not be .übled while here,—that I might come and attend business without fear of being ar- .• h « Court—You are merely hero under the prom- V,{ »afe conduct! ST. IsOUI9. MILL MOUft INDICTMENTS. . Special DhpatcK to The Tribune. 7. Louis, Mo., Juno 7.—Koine more of tbo Wblaky-Hlug distillers were die ?|*d ot tuia morning lu the United titaU* Strict Court by Judge Caldwell. Shortly after the opening of court District-Attorney Dyer asked that sentence bo passed ou Alfred Bovls, A. 0. Fraser, J. L. Bctneakcr, and Her* bard U. Hcnsberg, distillers who bad pleaded guilty under tho Indictment. The District Attorney referred to tho sentences passed by Judge Treat on other distillers, and called the attention of Judge Caldwell to tho great «er vice tho defendants had been to tho Guv* ernment In tho whisky prosecutions. The counsel for tho defendants rnadt use of similar arguments, and tho Court then pro ceeded to pass sentence, Inflicting tho same pun ishment as had boon Inflicted by Judge West on the rectifiers whoso cases were disposed of lost week. fHMEON RAT. The District Attorney afterwards appeared is court ami stated that ho had a motion to make In tho cose of Simeon Hay,a Uaugcr, who had sever al Indictments pending against him. Nolle prose quls were entered as to some of them, and the others consolidated. Ho (tho Prosecuting Attorney) had examined) Into the case thoroughly, and was perfectly satisfied that not only had tho defendant never participated lu a single dollar of Illegal profit, but no was totally Innoconlof any criminal Intent.— even the technical violation of the law. It was true that Day had signed duplicate dumping papers, hut Hist had only arisen out of tho trust he reposed In others, —the same as every business man was In the habit of signing documents brought to him by a confidential clerk. ;lle asked leave to nolle pros, the case, which was done, and Itay dis charged from ' his bonds. Itay Is a nephew of William McKee, of Hie Vloht- Democrat, and Is the only person Indicted who was not tried, and the only perron charged with complicity in tho whisky frauds, except Dab* cock, who escaped conviction. Ills ease was quite similar to that of Marsh, tho Kansas City Gauger recently pardoned by the President. REMAINING CASES. This constitutes Hie whisky cases so far as this term Is concerned. Col. Dyer states that no other will be presented for sentence until next term, and then he will bo out of otllcc. The remaining cases are those against John McFall, C. D. Robbins, Hebon D. Thorpe, Barnett 11. Engclkc. A M. Everest, and J. M. Fltzrov. “TUB IMPRISONMENT.” Although the sentences pronounced to-day call fnr the Imprisonment of the parties In the County Jnlt, they were subjected to no worse restraint upon their liberty than a few hours’detention In the Marshal's ofifcc. Charles h. nonn. A carious circumstance has occurred In connec tion with the case of Charles L. Uobb, the dis tiller who died ut Peoria the day before he was to have ho sentenced. The day previous to his death his father. Charles Hobb. In anticipation of the SI,OOO penalty, called at the Marshal's office and left that amount with that officer to cover his son's line. The dead man's administrators have made a demand on the Marsha] for the return of the money, but the Marsha) refused to deliver U up, and continues to hold possession. NEW ORLEANS. BEFORE TUB CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE. Now Orleans, JuncT.—William Swan, whoso name appears on the Custom-House pay-roll, testified that ho never worked lu the Custom- House, and that his name on the roll was a for gery. He never received any money from the Custom-House. John A. Walshe testified In regard to state ments mode by Supervisor Hunt, and says he met Hunt os stated, but did not tell blm wlmt his name was. Didn’t tell him ho wished to make arrangements with him similar tu that made with Cobb, but never made any; orrangemunt with Cobb; did not send any telegram to Cobb. Tbo Committee here produced the telegram to Cobb, signed “J. A. W.” Walshe Admitted hav ing sent (U lie seldom ever signed his full name. Ho had no reason to doubt that Cobb would know it was from him. Frank N. Wicker, Collector of Customs at Key Wont, testified regarding a crooked Importation of cigars by Bowes Bros. Special Treasury Agent Klnsclla testified concern ing four export bonds under which 1,8124 barrels of whisky were taken out of bonded warehouse in IBOU, when Steadman was Collector of Internal Hcvcmic. Thu bunds were afterwords canceled, and when reports of the Collectors of ports tu which whisky had been manifested were received they showed that no such shipments bad been made. The same witness testified that in 1808 large cargoes of whisky and tobacco wore taken out of bonded warehouses undcrexporlatlon bonds and never were shipped. The bonds wore canceled and not put in suit, MINNESOTA. WINONA. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Winona, Mlmi., June 7.—in the United States District Court, before Judge Dillon, the cose of the United States vs. 100 barrels of whisky, J. F. Brown, of Minneapolis, claimant, was called on Tuesday afternoon. This Is an Important case, and comes up under an alleged infringe ment of the Ucvcnuc laws. Mr. Brown Is an extensive liquor dealer of Minneapolis, and the whisky was seized under a charge of compound ing and distilling without a license. As the case Involves the confiscation of some $30,000 of stock, It has attracted much attention. The defense Is conducted by the lion, C. M. Davis and the Hon. William Lochrcn. Mr. Illllson has charge of the prosecution. The case occupied all thu time of tbo Court to-day. The Grand Jury came Into court and presented the following indictments: One against J. N. lirown, for compounding and distilling Honors without a license: one against Hosanna Morris, of Hud Wing, fur carrying on (he business of retail liquor without a license. This case has acquired considerable notoriety from the general reputation which the establishment of Mrs. Morris enjoyed. An Indictment was also presented against Hosanna Morris for perjury in her examination before Court Commissioner Mann, in St. Paul, in May lasi, in reference to selling certain whisky to two men In her buuso at Hcd Wing. MISCKTjTjAoSrEOITS. INDIANAPOLIS. Indianapolis, Iml., June 7.— The case of Louis B. Brasher, of Cincinnati, charged witti complicity In the whisky frauds of Indiana, was railed to-day In tho United States Court before Judge Drummond. After presentation the at torney for the Government concluded that there was not sulllcient evidence to sustain tho In dictment, and Judge Drummond ordered the Jury to return a verdict of not guilty. RRAfIIIER. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Indian atoms. Ind., Juno. 7. Lewis Brasher, of Cincinnati, 0., indicted fur complicity in the whisky frauds of tho Evansville Hing, was found not guilty to-day, tho Jury being so instructed be fore any evidence was introduced. The District Attorney found his case weak and abandoned It. THE WEATHER. Washington, D, 0., June B—l a. m.— For tho Lake region, southwest to southeast winds, sta tionary or falling barometer, cloudy and rainy weather, and higher temperatures, except possibly cooler, easterly winds on Lako Ontario. LOCAX OUBKUVATiOVS. CmoAoo, Jobs 7. I'Une. I liar. Thr llu.\ mn«f, | Ji. j Weather 0:5.7 a. m. 80.07 ia! 728. k., fresh..[T7?. Maiy. 11 :IHa. m. 20.01 7io U 5 8. W,, fresh.. 1 Tulr, a:uip. m. no 528. W.. fresh.. ll'ulr. a;5Up. 111. 2U.HI 80 52 8., froth . (Fair. looup. m. 2U.K2 74! 55 8.. Irish (Fair. HJ:INp. ni.2U.82 721 72 8.. fresh I I Fair. Maximum thermometer. 82. Minimum. 55. UkNkllAL Oils SUV ATIONd. Cnnuno. Juno 7—Midnight. Stationt. j. Par ■ Thr. irjnrf. i/mi«| Weather. Cheyenne BU.UI 47 N. W.,fruit .01 Pair. Bismarck 'UU.4U mi \V.. gcnile..! 'cloudy. Breckinridge 20.41 txi N.W., fresh Cloudy. Davenport.... au.rj 73 brl*k.... ; iFslr. Denver mo? 58 W., gentle. Clear. Duluth sw.iw 44 N. R., light ,a« l.’t rain. Ft. Olbwn... au.rj 77 8. K.. fre.lil ;Clear. LaCrowc an. m 72 8.. brisk Clear. Leavenworth 2».m 7:« 8., fresh U 2 I.'t rain. TJ 8., fnsli Fair. Omaha 2U.U5 «3 8., (icih so I.’t rain, Plane au.uo 58 N.W., fresh ,ut L’l rain. Ball Lake -aus) m |K.. gentle Clear. Bantu Fu 20. H1 1 67 ly.\V., freah Clear. INDIANA EPISCOPALIANS. Special Dlrpatch to The Tribune Indianapolis, Juno?.—The thlrly-nlnth annual Convention of the Episcopalian Diocese of Indi ana la In session. Thlrly-soven parishes are rep resented. Dlshop Talbott presides. Tbe Annual Sermon was preached by the Itev. Andrew Mackle, of Peru. The Bishop read the annual address this morning. His ofllclal sets during the past year have included: Confirmations, 402; Holy Communion celebrated, limes, 23; or dained Deacon, 1; deposed Deacon, 1: churches consecrated, 3: sermons and addresses, SOU: marriages, 6; Hectors Instituted, 3; clergy dismissed, 7. He finds great diiUculty in supplying parishes with rcclors, and recommends tbe appointment of a Committee to consider-the propriety of dividing the diocese and favoring such a movement. The Committee was appointed and will report at tbe noil Convention. The Conven tion decided, by a vulo of 3() to £7. not to require delegates to tbe Convention to bu communicants. AH SIN, Ban Francisco, June 7.—A dispatch from Car een, Nev., tsys that tbu anti-coolie men continue tbelr demonstration# demanding the discharge of Chinese laborers, but os yet Uavu committed no violence. Ban Fiuncisco, Cal., June?.—Three leaders of tbe recent uuti-Cooliu movement at Carson, Nuv., were arrested this forenoon and Jailed. Tbelr followers threaten to tear down tbo Jail If they are nut released. To-morrow Is tbu day fur stopping the Chinese labor. Trouble 1/ anticipated. The •UfeuU are crowded. Nothing else Is talked of. THE CHICAGO TKUjUiNC: THURSDAY. JUNE 8, 1876, WASHINGTON. Passage of the Legislative and Fortification Bills in the House. The Homo Heroines Conildoration of tho Geneva Award Bill. Estimated Receipts and Expenditures of Mio Government forjtlie Fiscal Vear. A Falling O£T in Ztevenuo from Quo toms and Internal Taxes. GKNKVA AWARD, TUB HIM, IN TUB IIOU3B. Special DUpalch to 77*s Tribune. Wahrinoton, D. C., June 7.— The debate In the House to-day was on the hill reported by the majority of the Judiciary Committee pro viding for the payment from the Geneva Award fund of all actual losses sustained by the depre dations of the Confederate cruisers, most of which received aid In men, ammunitions, and provisions In British ports. This hill further provides that, after the actual sufferers of loss have been paid, the Insurance companies whose actual losses, accounting for war premiums received, were provided for and paid under the act of 1874, shall bo paid pro rule from tho residue of the fund. Judge Lord, the Chairman of the Sub committee reporting this bill, sustained it upon the Hour In a lengthy and forcible speech, tending to show that although the sum of $16,600,000 was paid by England as representing the losses sustain ed by the acts of bat three of the cruisers, yet the money was paid to the United HLatea AH A NATION, with the right of distribution reserved, and espe cially as to Insurance companies who were known to have made money by the hazard of war risk”. Judge Lord’s argument was listened to with mark ed attention. lie was followed by Froctor Knott in behalf of (he Insurance companies. The debate will probably occupy another day, as several mem ber* are prepared to discuss the question. NOTES AND NEWS. ENCOURAGING. Special Ditpatch to The Tribune. Washington, D, C., June 7.—For manyyoars the loss by exchange Jn the negotiation of Con sular drafts in the diplomatic service has been considerable, and an annual appropriation Is made to cover such loss, the amount appro priated for the current year being $48,000. There Is occasionally on Indication that, us the United States becomes more and more a com mercial centre, that this statu of things will change. The American Consul ut Canton recently sold a draft on the United Stales Treasury at r premium of 3 per cent. Heretofore the Government has invariably been subjected to a discount, ond this Is the llrst time In the memory of the present Treasury officials that a draft from a far-ou foreign station has sold at a premium. IN THE SENATE YESTERDAY. The Senate did a good day's work to-day Id finishing the Legislative, Kxccntive, and Judicial Appropriation bib, and in passing the Fortification bill. It Is well known that the Senate Appropriations Committee refused to submit to the reduction made by the House In the must Important of the series of ap propriation hills, and restored the amounts ns gruulcd In previous bills to the same standard. The Democrats In the Senate, with very tew ex ceptions, tacitly agreed with thcirUepublicun asso ciates, and so the bill, ns passed by the Senate to day, is about the same us ou previous years. Toere arc hi the bill, ts It passed to-day, about UUO amendments. THE COMING DEADLOCK. It now goes to the House, ond (ho Committee of that body will determine whether they will agree to the tienato amendments or begin the deadlock that has boon talked of so much lately. It is said that the House will not recede, and It is protty certain that the Senate will not, for (here Is no division in the Senate on the question as regards politics. The deadlock would, there fore seem unavoidable, with no certainty of ad journment for two months ut least. The Fortifica tion bill passed the Senate us it camu from the House, without a single amendment. A STRANGER. Thsru was horn this evening to Mrs. Col. Fred Grant, nccllonorc, a girl baby; weight 11 pounds, and doing well. WILLIAM WIRT STUBS is not to be put down. Ho was nominated this af ternoon to bo United Consul ut Cardiff, after having boon withdrawn ns Consul ut Florence. THE AIIMY HILL. „ 7b the Western Associated Press. Washington, D. C., June 7.—'The House Com* mlltro oh Appropriations this morning visited the or Department and had • conference with becre tury Cumoron la reference to the estimate* and ap propriations for the army. The Committee subse quently completed the Army Appropriation bill, and will report U to the House shortly. It appro priates 8-4.11110,000, which Is about s4,oou,t)no lees than Uiu revised estimates, and $3. 500, 000 less than the amount appropriated by the bill of last year. The Committee have embodied In this bill the provision of the measure passed by the House two months ago to reduce the bay of oillcersof the army. The Commltleo also insert a provision abolishing the law which limits transportation allowances of ofllcers to their actual expenses, ami restoring the old mileage system, with a reduction of the rate to R cents per mile. The appropriation Items of the bill are understood to be. in their present shape, satisfactory to the War Department, and to all members of the Com mittee of both parties. GOVERNMENT KKCSIPTS AND EXPENDITURES. The following are the estimated receipts of the Government for the fiscal year ending with June: From customs $143,027,530 Internal revenue 113,018,507 Miscellaneous 211,108.5114 Total $283,247,387 Expenditures 233.13 H, 853 Surplus June 30 23,108,531 Thu receipts show a decrease from the estimates: In customs of 810,20(1.01*0; in Internal revenue. 54,151.213,ana Increase In miscellaneous, $3,148,- 540. Thu expenses are $5,308,000 Inside tho es timates. THE RECORD, SENATE. Washington, D. C., Juno 7.—Tho House hill extending for ouo year the provisions of the act of Dec. 23,1874, so as not to deprive home stead settlers driven fhmt their homes by tho loenst plague of their rights, was passed. Tho resolution proposing a common un It of money and accounts for the United States and Great Britain was passed. The bill establishing Sheboygan, Mich., a port of delivery passed. Mr. Spencer, from the Pommltteo on the Dls trkt of Columbia, reported adversely mi thu Senate bill to Incorporate the National Surgical Institute In the District of Columbia. Placed on the calendar with the adverse report. Sir. Dorsey, from the same Committee, reported adversely the Senate bill to prohibit the manufac ture, Importation, ami sale of Intoxicating liquors os n beverage lu the District of Columbia. Indefi nitely postponed. Mr. Mitchell, from tho Committee on Claims, re ported favorably on the bill for the relief of Hr. J. Milton Dost, of Kentucky. Calendar. An adverse report was made un the House bill for the relief of James G. Ilarrlsou, of tbe Second Collection District of Indiana, and was indefinitely postponed. LBOISI.ATIVB DILL. The Senate resumed consideration of unfinished business, be ing the Legislative, Judicial, and Ex* ecutivo Appropriation bill, the question being on tbe amendment submitted by Mr. Edmunds on Monday providing that all appointments in the de portments of the Government shall be made upon a careful and impartial examination of candidates by a board of not less than five persons, to bo appointed .by tbe President by and with the consent of the Henale. and the must capable and worthy of competitors so examined ahull bo ulectod for such Appointments. After debate, tire amendment of Mr. Edmunds was rejected—yuas, 11; nays, 118. The question than being on the amendment of Mr. Clayton submitted on Monday, that appoint* meats In all the Executive Departments of the (lovcnimcnl shall be so arranged us to be equally distributed between the several States of the c idled Stales, Territories, and Dis trict of Columbia, according to population, and the principle of equal distribution of appoint ments. as above provided for, shall apply lu mak ing reductions of force lu the suWl departments, Mr. Edmunds moved an amendment providing that tbe foregoing shall be subject to the provisions of Sec. 1,7.14 of the revised statutes. Mr. Edmunds read that section which provides that persons honorably discharged from the mili tary or naval service on account of wounds re ceived, Ac., shall b« preferred fur appointments to civil ofilco. Ac. Agreed to-yeas, a?: nays, il— Messrs. McCrecry, Murrlimm, ami Saulsbury. The .question then being on agreeing to the amendment of Mr. Clayton as amended, U was. afterdubate, rejected, as follows: YEAS. Allison, Furry, McCreary. Barnnm, Cordon, Maxey, Bogy. Hitchcock, Mitchell, Brucv, Ingalls, Paddock, Capurtoa, Jones (Nov.), Hoberlson, Clayton. Kelley, Stevenson. Cockrell, Key, Wright—23. Dorsey, NATS. Anthony, Edmunds, Morrill (Vt), Booth, Goldlhwalte, Norwood, Cameron (Pa.), Hamilton, Batgedt, Cbrlstlaucy, Hamlin, Baulsbory, CouUlug, Hows, Sheriuao, f-oopor, Johnston. Wlndom. Dennla, Murrlmon, Withers— 23. talon, .Morrill tlicu HabmlUeil the following reao- ProrUltd, That in malting the reduction of force, the heads of department* ahull retain those per. tx> qualified and who hare become dlPßldedln Hus military or naval ncrrlce of the bnlted B tales, and the wldowa of deceased ioN dJers, Agreed to unanimously. Tike bill ku then reported to the Penalc, and the araemlinonu made la Committee of the Whole con curred In. , t >e l n K'**» tha final p«M(i*e of the mu. Mr. Clayton renewed liln amendment In rc* L'lird to appointment* In the Dcnartmenie. and Mr. hi nmnilH renewed l»ln, giving preference to thtwo Injured In the military acrvjce, etc. Mr. Morrill moved ilmt the amendment* be laid O, J«M ' *«ro«(l to—yu.v. ill; nay*. IH. fhe bill wie then read a third time and pamed p y .l°" 'lt 7 i. Ilarnnm, Cockrell, huton. .McCrcery, Mnxty, Stcvcnaon, and While voting In the negative. ~ „ ‘ OHTIPICATIO.V HII.L. Mr. Morrill (Me.) culled tip the FortUratbm Ap propriation hill reported by the Committee on Appropriations, without amendments. 110 said tlio e-tlmates for llii* service were $3.g'.M.000. but House had appropriated $315,0(10 only, which amount wan supposed to- t o enough to take rare of the fortifications only, without (linking any Improvements whatever. Thu appropriation bit ii ,n r r imi . r *fw ! . ,l, » " rvfc « •nmuthing less than 51.000,000, hut, considering the character of tin; t rno. nml necessity for fluid retrenchment, the Committee on Appropriations hart duelled to re* Borl the DIM without amendment. The bill was lefi rend a third time and passed. The Senate then took up the Silver bill, with the anderalandlng that it should come up aa unfin ished business to-morrow. Alter executive aeaeiun, adjourned. house. Mr. Crounse Introduced a bill authorizing ft rail road pontoon-bridi/c over the Missouri ftlver at Nebraska city. Parsed. The House proceeded to consider the bill report ed from the Committee on Public Lund* repealing the section of the revised statutes making re-trie tloDs in tbedispo-nlof public lands In the States of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Horlda. It repeals that section which confines tin- disposal of public lands n those States to the provisions of the Home stead Jaw. It provides, however, that (lie repeal of said section shall not Impair the right of any homestead settler. nml that said lands shall bo of fcrccl at public sale as soon ns practicable. The bill passed—yeas, 10(1; nay., 07. The Speaker asked and obtained leave of absence for ten days, and appointed Mr. Cox (N, Y.) Speaker pro lem. during hh absence. Mr. Cannon, from the Committee on Post-Ofllrcs and 1 ost-Uoud-, reported a bill providing a penal ty for mailing obscene hooks, ami prohibiting lottery circulars passing through the mails. Mr. "opd f?». from the Committee on Ways and Means, submitted a unanimous re* port in regard to the Alaska Commercial Company, to the effect that the tease to the Company for the right to take seals was made in accordance with the uct of July 1, 1870,«nd lias been compiled with, ami that there is no Jn-t ground of complaint against the Company. The report was ttfreed to. * .1 f 'i l nfl u,IK . l i llie .V Proceeded to the consideration of the bin for the dlMtibulion of the unappropriated moneys of the (lonova award. Pending dUcuission, the House took a recess till n. the evening session to he for continuance of tho debate on thu Geneva-Award bill. SPORTING. JIAKK-IJ ATjT.. CINCINNATI!*—RESOLUTE*. Elizabeth. N. J., June7.—Hase-ball: Cincin nati* 11; ItcHohiics 0. NCW HAVENS—9T. LOUIS. JißwHaves, June 7. Daso-bull: JCcw Havens 10; St. Louis G. SEVENTEEN LNNINO9. Providence, U. 1.. June 7.—ln a game of base ball here to-day. between the Tunntnim of Taun ton and Rhode Islands of till* city, (he latter won in seventeen Innings by a score of 4 to 2. The game was lied on the ninth Inning, and remained so until the seventeenth, when tho winning club scored two. PLY CATCHES. The Poston and Chicago nines fraternized and had a supper together on Wednesday, the best of feeling prevailing. Harry Wright concedes that bpalding has the best of him this season. Dave Kgglcr, of the Athletics, will scarcely play bail again, as be was injured lust week ami bus hemorrhage worse than over. Kggler is one of the squared balMossers in tiie country, uud his locs to the profession will bo felt. It seems that base-ball is an old Hebrew game, ns Solomon refers to the pitcher ‘being broken at the fountain. The fact of Us being broken shows that tho old Jewish players were much like thuso of tho present day, though ith dimcull to under stand what he was doing at tho.-founlaln unlcr-s ail the lagor-becr shops were shut up.—„Voritlc/i Hal- One of the stupidest Ideas that ever entered Into the head of biwe-bnll mniaigqrs is thvßnew urrnnge menl oil the Hartford gruiitKls, by which they re* fuse to permit the transmission of any report of the gome by innings. As the Oauraut well bavk those Mho have been visitors to the bulletins are those who have an Interest In tlie game, which is Loot olive by their opportunity of watching the board, and the increased Interest they liuvo had has made them visitors to the game* w hen a pmie of Hpeciul interest hus been pluyed, or when thev could get away from their business to attend. S’ot to tun- Untie the score by innings is to remove a very ex cellent and cheap feature of advertising, and, In u money way, to cause a loos to the bull managers. The Chicago Club tnarmgers and Copt. Spalding may congratulate themselves on the result of the play last week b/their nine. Their success Ims been deserved. They !wve won by force of their superior skill, both lo the Held and at the but; and it Is safe to predict that the team who have van quished the buys no signally In the past week will be the winner of the pennant. Without a doubt the wearers of that odd-louklng assortment of caps seen on the ball grounds hist week are the strongest nine that ever pluyed together, ami their exhibitions are a* to draw forth the warmest praise even front their opponents. The weak spot in the lilacs has not been discovered so fur. am! It would be simply guesswork to select any one man ns tlie poorot. In fact, there is no weak spot, and the play of every man Is us near perfection it ■cents us it hi possible to get ,—Jloaton 'J'ii/Ui, THIS TURF. I'IIILADIiUMII.V. Pmt.Annt.rniA, dune 7.—'The races nt Belmont Park continued to-day. In the llrsl race, class, Joe lirown won, Susie second. Annie Collin* third. Time, •Jidl'i. -:-l. * In H** second race, “:•,»« class, Slowgo won, White Cloud second, llambertsun third. Time, lil-O, !.*. lit). UAI.AMA7.OO. Detkoit. Mich., June 7.—The races at the National I’ark, Kalamazoo, tills afternoon were somewhat interfered with by a storm tliut contra dicted Old Probabilities by Its appearance. The entries for the si:4f> race were Wonder, b.g., entered by L. J. Hobart. Chicago: Fred Sprague, b. g.. entered bv O. K. Olmstcnu. Kalunmzuo: John Cornell, u, g., «],. tercil by (}. 11. Gale. Kalamazoo; Hattie, s, ni.. entered by J. H. Williams, Toledo; Little Darling, b. in., entered by Dan Shannon, I'umherland. Aid. Little Darling won hi three straight heals, Time. *J:4I, 5f:41. and 51:44*4. Joe Cornell won the k’d money, W onder 3d, and Fred Sprague 4th. The 3:2*1 race hud four entries—(Jen. Sherman, gr. g., entered by Joseph Uerry. Ouincy; Tom Britton, ch. g., entered by J. 11. Williams, Tole do: Granville, hi. g., entered by IL C. Goodrich, Chicago; Lady Ilyrun, b. m., entered byJ. Slat tery. Granville won In three straight beats, get ting the Ural money, $10(1; Tom Britton second, 8UIW: Lady ilyron third, CltJO; and Gvn. Sherman fourth, JSO. Time—3:34. amt 51:34*4. a noM.vNft: op Tin: iiuiuiy lou-lon Di.’i’iiti h in .\to> York lU-m'it. Many » story e.mid be woven from the Derby; It has, Indeed, figured in hundreds of novels. One of Us latent romance* wua u very strange one. U happened that n great and very wealthy racing man —n certain -Mr. Chapin, now u member of the House of Commons—was engaged to one of the most beautiful women In England. She wua rich as well an lovely mid the daughter of u Peer. The wrddlng-day was rapidly approaching, uml Mr. Chapin escorted her to one of those great fashiona ble shops In London which have two entrances, one on one street ami one on another. The lady left Mr. Chapin at tho dour, and. rnphlly passing through the shop, passed out nt the opposite exit and lump ed Into the carriage of the real love of her lieurt, run away with him lin n and there, married him at once, and became the Marchioness of Hustings. From that hour tho discarded lover biooded over yloia for revenge. He look Into his counsels im ex-Cuptaln In tho army, ami between them, by tricks too familiar to turfmen, they planned the ruin of the young Martinis. With the tricks we are not sutllclentlr fumlilar to know tho precise methods by which their success was achieved, but achieved U was, undone or two Deruyn after the wedding Hastings was ruined, and hud nut Lord llute, tin* real hero, by the way, of Dlhrell’s •• l.o* thair," uml Guinness, the rich brewer of Dublin, come to his assistance, he Would have been posted ul TrlUtbiiU’s as u defaulter, and compelled to tly the country. His life, however,, was soon ended, Ms estates tiro still out to nurse, and Ids widow is now married again, but not to Mr. Chapin, . AQUATIC, TUB ÜBHBVA YACHT CLUB. At a recent meeting of tho Geneva Yacht Club tho following Chicagoans were elected members: George U. Hopkins, John Crerar, George Hutnsey, Samuel Johnson, J. Hassell Jones, Samuel U, Keith, Virtncv C. Turner, George .M. Lyon, George L. Paddock. K. A. Small, Copt. John Pnndiville, Capt. 'Jim llradloy, capt. Henry Uradluy, t apt. Col. MoorJ. Lieut. *Gcu. P. 11. Sheri* ■lsm. It Is the liileiillun of the Club to have u ruco every two weeks during the summer. A racu comes oil uu Saturday of this week. CANADIAN NEWS. Special HifiMhh lo n,t W, bunt. Montreal, June 7. —The Emperor of Urazil aud suite to-day visited all parts of tho city. The Em press and Donna There** Christine attended re- llglotu service at Notre Dame Cathedral. The !{•’». I'allvr Martlnc-an rectived Her Majr«ty and conducted. turtoUiv nUivr, whon- special prepar*. tlona hud been r.irwlt- (or the dlslimr'iistmd wor shiners. The party Mil* crjurntljr Joined the Km* nrror at tiie hotnl, wlinn-Ur b>kd remained. They left by Uio afternoon train (or f.omll. Mats. Pttvutrh to THt Tilbun*. Ottawa, June 7. Owing to the Insolvency ol James Cotton. oflliifinn of lingers. Kelly A Co., contractors for bnilding a Hection <»f tho Lachlnc Canal, the contract ha* l**en canceled. SUliiphii'buMncr'w in very »lutl JiTe. There nr< ovfr JOO bout* nnfl lyhij; Idle waiting foi b»;i'K Six wcckfl will uJspßo before they can gt away, Kptrtnl Di*pnt''h to T>* Tribune. wwHon. June 7. AfUrr ft keen ntul clo»ecnn Mr. Scateltrrd, brother of the deceancl mem h» r. and n mipportcr of the Oovermnent, was to day elected to reprenent North Middlesex lu tin DuaUlilun Parliament. THIS DOCTORS. Annual Meeting of the State Eclectic Medical Association, lUlqols Homeopathist* In Convention al Galesburg. THE ECLECTICS, EIUHTII ANNUAL MEETING, The eighth annual meeting of the Illinois State Eclectic Medical Society was commenced In the College, at Nos. Ml and 513 State street, yesterday altcrnoon. The following members uens present: Drs. 11. D. Garrison, Chicago; 11. F. Bennett, Litchfield; A. 1,. Clark, Elgin; W. 11. Davis, Springfield; J. B. Denman, Charleston; C. 11. Doss, Manchester; J. H. Grilllth, Altoona; W. L. Guinn, Lisbon; A. 11. Hutton, La Bose; 8. C. Hewitt, Chatham; Milton Jay, Chicago; C. I*. Long, Murrayville; L. H. Hedd, De Soto; A. Simmons, Girard; L. F. Stoddard, Hillsboro; J. D. Wheeler, Ray mond; L. H. Brigham, Aurora; 11, K. Whllford, Chicago; Henry Olin, Chicago. Dr. Garrison, President of the'Society, occu pied the chair, anil Dr. Davis acted oa Secretary. The President delivered a brief address of welcome to the members, mid then announced that the Society was ready for business. Thu Committee »n Credentials, composed of Drs. Denmore, Davis, and .lay, reported favor* nblvontbo admission, as members, of Drs. S. I’, -Sudgwick, Wheaton; R. H. Kirkpatrick, La llar|fv: J. 11. Greer. Chicago; N. A. Weld, Elfin; ami Doctre-s J. 11. Mix, Chicago, and the Soci ety admitted tUeui. PUBLICATION. Dr. Davis, Chairman of the Committee on Pub lications. reported that 2,000 copies of the pro ceedings of the lan utmuui meeting had been printed ut an expense of £l7O. ami SIOO had been received from the treasury and B*o from advertis ing to cover the expenditure. Of the number. l. had been sent to members, oOU had been mailed to various parts of the country, and tho rest remained on band. Since the organization of the Society 14.000 copies of It* proceedings had been printed at u coat of $1,200. The report was adopted. At 11.00 o'clock the Society adjourned until 2p. m. and reassembled at that pour. SHAMMING AIUUHAM. Dr. Davis read a puperon ••.Malicious Personated and Kuhnied Disease." and cited instances to show where patients had “played oil” for the purpose of obtaining Judgment fur supposed injuries. He recommended a comparison of the feigned syrup, toms with those of the real disease, the employ ment of disagreeable treatment, and the careful watching of the patient, to the end lint physicians might nut be muled and made parties to malicious prosecution. The President recommended tbc use of sulphuric ether and chloroform. Drs. Clark, Sedgwick, and Whllford gave some instance* where parties had feigned ilincss, and where erratic examinations had been made by Bur geons. fur Insurance purpose!'. Dr. nrlghurn gave im illustration of feigned ill ness, citiijg the case of a boy who hud simulated u person in lit*, and who, when about to be bled, admitted that hg was playing off to avoid attendin'' school. Dr. flail instanced a present case, where a siilouu-keoper had been knocked under a billiard table, and two well-known physicians hud asserted that he was suffering from a compound fracture of the hip bone, when in fact there were no Indica tions of it. and now the injured man was about to bring a suit in court. Dr. Jay brought forth an articulated human frame and illustrated by U the various dislocations to which the shoulder might lie subjected. He en joined special cure In making diagnoses, and said that any surgeon was liable to err lu making a diagnosis. FCVRII9. Dr. Mhitford, In speaking on “Theory and Practice, 1 ' made special reference to puerperal fever, and said its presence was known by a slight eruption on the surface of the skin, and be bud used belladonna mid aconite with success in Us treatment. Dr. .lay desired to know the cause of the erup tive fevers. l>r. Williford sold the cause arose from poisons in the system, which wore engendered bv derange ment of the blood, and that belladonna bsd the effect, when taken into the stomach, to cause (he eruptions on the skin. Drs, (dark, Juy, mid Olln spoke on tbc presence of malarial and animal poisons in the system, and their varlou s effects aud the action of belladonna on eruptive fevers. H. (j. Gobcl, of Aurora, made some remarks on the effects of belladonna on the capillary circula tion. Dr. Clark spoke on the subject of pharmacy, making special reference to (inctnrc*. The speaker was requested lo write out his essay fur publication. Ur. Olln gave a lecture on diseases, which he illustrated by drawings, ami It proved In teresting and Instructive to (tie members. The Society adjourned at 4:4f> o’clock, till evening. The evening was occupied bv an address from DU. A. 1., ci.aiik. It bad special reference to pnyslclaits, and the abuses which had obtained among them. He show ed the necessity of disabusing the public of the bellefihat they labored gratuitously, and spoke apuiiiNl intolerance in the practice of medicine. He suggested unity and u higher standard of educa tion us a means of elevating the fraternity, and said the doctors were to ultimo (or whatever igno rance there was In the profession. The Society will meet again at 10:30 o'clock this morning. HOMEOPATHIC. THE WKSTEIIN ACADEMY. fypfdal nitpulrh to Tf>e Tribunt. 0 (lAl.Esmmo, ill., July 7.—Tlie Western Acad emy of Homeopathy reassembled In Masonic Hall this morning at 'J o’clock. By unanimous vote tho orator of the Acade my was invited lo repeat his paper on “The Surgical Remedy for Prolapsus," which* was rend by him ul the meeting of Hie State Society In May. us a substitute for an oration, Tlie pa per was profusely Illustrated, ami elicited unl imited discussion mid called out a vote of thanks to the writer. Dr. M. S. Carr, of Galesburg, read a paper on “Fcbrold Tumors of Hie Uterus," with details of cases operated upon by surgeons, called upon for the purpose. The paper was sharply criticised for manifest inconsistencies and for personalities contained. Dr. J. 11. Vivian, of Galesburg. presented a pa* Hunt suffering from disease, In Illustra tion of the paper on that subject presented yes terday. Dr. I*. 0. Valentine, of St. Louis, contributed a paper on “Supcrfctallon," which was referred to tliu Publishing Committee. Dr. J. M. Kershaw, of St. Louis, read an able paper on “ * Spinal Aim nia and 1U Treatment." E. Parson. of Kowauue, read a paper on “Psy chology," which was referred to the Publishing Committee. J. A, Campbell, of St. Louis, read a paper on “Iridectomy vs. Paracentesis In Staphyloma of the Cornea," in which a general interest was maul* vested. V. 11, Villas, M. D., of Chicago, contributed a report on ••Tho Use of Alrophino in Eye Dls," which was read and referred to tho Pub lishing Committee. Dr. I’. Duncan, of Chicago, sent a report on “Climatology," which waa referred to tne Pub lishing Committee* COMMtrrKBS AND OFFICERS. The presiding olllrer. Dr. U. W. Foote, an* nounced the Chairmen of Sclenllilc Hureaus for the ensuing year as follows: Materia Medics, J. 11. Miller. M. D. ; hurgery, U. C. Deebe, Jl. D. ; Legislation. Itogislratlun, and Statistics, E. C. Franklin, if. D. : Clinical and I’sychologirol Med icine, .1. M. Kershaw, M.D. ; ••Ophthalmology and Otalugy, ’’ ,|. A. Campbell. SI. D. : Sanitary Sci ence. Climatology, and Hygiene, T. C. Duncan, The Academy then proceeded to tho election of ofilcers for the ensuing year, resulting as follows: PrttUUul— B. 11. Parsons, of bt. Louis. n.y./'/viWrnf#-J. 11. Miller, Abingdon. 111.; G. W. llowen, Fort Wayne, I ml.; U. 11. Patcblu, Uurlingtun, la. .Sfcntary— J, SL Kershaw, Bt. Louis. HioclHoiuil av.-rv/firv—J. IJ. Miller. Abingdon. 'J'reaturer—U. 11. McFarland, Henderson, Ky. Hoard of Censors—lt. Jl. McCloury, Slomnoutli, Illinois.: (L W. llowen. Fort Wayne, lod.; J. A. Campbell, bL Louis; <l. 11. Patcblu, Burlington, la. ;M. Ayers, Hu-divlUo. 111, Delegates were elected to corresponding socle Hus. 'Die Auditing Committee reported upon the Treasurer's report. Votes of thunks to the enter taining physicians and to the press were adopted, and the Society adjourned to meet at Indianapolis, lud., uu the Ursl Tuesday in June of next year. FINANCIAL. Louisville. Ky., June 7.—Tho Ohio Falla Car Works, at Jeilcfsonvllle, Ind., tho largest In tho world, has been ordered to bo sold next Saturday, under foreclosure of mortgage, to secure the crod* Hors. GIRDLING TILE GLOBE. A Great Industrial Organization, Whoso Products Can Do It Every Eight Days. One of the Host Unique and Important ol All the Centennial Exhibits* A Thread of Silk Which in a Little Over a Week Might Encircle the Earth, Something About “Corticelli” and Other Popular Mysteries. Special Correspondence rtf The Tribune. Pnit.AiiELruiA, June 7.—There la a witchery In everything pertaining to silk. The mystery of its inception In Die still life of He cocoon; the dldlculty of ita various processes of manu facture, and its perennial beauty when com plete In thread or fabric, moke silk a theme of cver-fasdnating Interest. Here at tlie Centen nial, close under the shadow ot the mighty en gine by whose majestic power the shafts arc driven that keep In busy play the representative Industries of the world, la a department that rivals In interest the engine itself. It is the operation of manufacturing mudilnc-twlst and sewing-silk, conducted by the famous NONOTUCK SILK COMPANY, of Florence, Muss. Every process, save that of the coloring, Is shown. Machines exactly like those In the Nonotuck Company’s vast works have been set up, ami are run by skilled opera tives to the dcllghtof visitors who surge arouud the stand from morn till evening. The products of this Company are known and admired In every quarter of the land, and the encomiums of Its wares arc heard here Iron pert pie of every State. The most Intense of sympa thy and praise comes, of course, from the femi nine portion of the throngs. Ladles know right practically TUB VALUE OP I'EIIFECT SILK TIIIIEAD, mnl the Inimitable “Cortlcelll" has been n household word with them for year*. But the Importance of this. one of the most diameter* istleof American industries, is obvious to nil sexes and classes, ami men, women, and children of every degree liock around the Nonotuek De partment In eager admiration of Its whirring machinery, nimble workers, and peerless goods. 1 cannot refrain from joining In their enthusi asm, which is happily infectious, and giving readers of The Tuiuune n sketch of the meth ods by which the “ Cortledll M and other world renowned brands of the Nonotuek silk is made. The Company starts with the Imported skeins or “hanks’’ of raw silk. These, though fine, are harsh to the touch, and though roughly glossy, have none of the splendid smooth lustre which Is one of the crowning glories of Mulshed silk. The imported skeins lire wound upon bobbins on one machine, after which they are “douhleu” on another. This process consists In running several gossamer threads together to procure the requisite thickness for spuming. The ma chines on which the “doubling” is'ellectcd are marvels of blended delicacy, simplicity, ami durability, and work like magic. Frames are so adjusted*as to stop instantly one of the tluv silken llbres breaks, or whenever the silk is all drawn oil from any of the bobbins. Tills of course attracts the operative's attention, and tlie lihre is mended, or a aewly-lUlcd bobbin in serted, by which means the uniformity hi the size of the thread, so essential to its excellence, is securetL Afur “doubling” comes TUB “ SPINNING.” Here Is brought into requisition a machine with whirling spindles which do their own oiling, and which revolve at the animated speed of nearly six thousand turns u minute. Back to the “doubling” frames next go the spun llbres. Three spun threads are wound upon a single bobbin, and these are Anally twisted compactly upon still another machine. Tliis completes the thread, bo far as its size is concerned, and it Is now a solid, tenacious cord. The thread must now he dyed, for which process It is reeled once more foto skein form, upon uu accurate machine having an attachment which stops the reel us soon us the requisite amount has been reeled Into each “hank." TUB MAUVELOUS CULOItI.NU PIIOCESsJ, by which the silk takes on every beautiful hue and Uni known to art and nature, could nut be shown at the Exposition, on account of the limited space assigned the Company. But, an old resident of Massachusetts, 1 have wondered through the spacious dye-houses of the Nonotuek works at Florence, and can till lu this gap for the hciielit of tile reader. The skeins of silk are first boiled for four hours In strung soumsnds, to free them from the “animal gum ” which the silk Inherited In the cocoon. From a com paratively harsh thread, the uilk emerges from its prolonged soapy cooking soft and'brilliant, but reduced in weight Just about 2T> per cent. Then comes the coloring. If dyed u pure while or in bright colors the weight is not in creased. Black is tlie hue giving the most ad vantage to irresponsible linns, fur lu coloring silk an Inky snide it is possible to ADD KOUEUi.N MATTEU po as to Increase Its weight almost indefinitely. Tills explains the nondescript stuff sold both in fabrics and threads as cheap black silk, Ladle* who buy It uml are vexed in soul at being swindled by what seemed heavy, durable goods, am now understand that their purchases have been part silk and a larger part pernicious dye* stuff. They should remember tills, ami beware of “bargains” In black silk, whether dress goods or thread. The Incomparable silk of the Nonotuck Com pany, having been colored and dried, U next woiuid upon bobbins preparatory to being dually COILED UPON SPOOLS for packing. The spool*, as my fair readers well know, are uf various sizes,’holding from lUJ to U,uud yards each. The Nonotuck Com pany makes Its own spools, having a branch factory for this purpose at Leeds, Mass. The imiml“Cortlctlli,” known wherever perfect sewing-silk is used and appreciated, is stumped indelibly In red and blue upon the heads of the spools, the machine used lor this purpose hav ing been Invented by the Nonotuck Company. One of these machines, an exquisite piece of mechanism, unsurpassed hv any example of mechanical genius at the Exposition, is shown here in the Company’s stand. A boy am ruu It, and can print upon It 120 SPOOLS A MINUTB. This Is equivalent to ten luim-ls uf spools per day, an amount hardly needed here at the Ex position, so the machine run is at reduced speed and allowed to rest a portion uf the time. When It Is remembered Unit the regular business of the Nonotuck Company keeps several of these machines in steady operation leu hours a day, the reader will nut be surprised to learn that “C'ortlcelli” silk is to be found in almost every household from the Atlantic to the I’ueltie. All of the machinery exhibited by the Nono tuck people Uof their own construction, and the machines have no rivals for the purposes for Which they were perfected. Several of them were Invented, or have Improvements which wore wrought out, by members of the Nonotuck Company, and these have been duly protected by letters patent. The Nonotuck Company, whose Chicago office U at No. 14T Slate street, was the pluueer iu the art of maklug machine-twist. in nsiinUAUY, 1853, It discovered how to remedy a difllculty found to exist when using ordinary sewing-silk on sewing-machines, and the heart of Isaac Singer was made glad ticyoml expression at the discov ery. Hu declared that the usefulness of the sowing-machine bad been Increased very greatly thereby. At this present time, fully llvemillioii dollars’ worth of mue'.dne-twbt is sold every year In thu United States. UK PALS have been awarded in deserved numbers to this Company fur years; and Chill, the lust nation before ours to bolil u world's fair. )nu< just for warded the chief prize, a medal und diploma (or the best sewlng-sllk, to the Nouutuck’s olllelals. Thu Company's position Is indeed pleasant and enviable. Its matchless brands, “Nom*- tuek” und “Corlieelll,” aro known und ad mired from Maine to California. It Is the recipient of practical tributes of esteem from every comity, State, national, und international festival at which its wares uru displayed. Its exhibits hero, the manufacturing one In thu centre of Machinery Hull and thu magnllleent show of Us rinlahed goods In the Main Building, are two of the foremost attractions of Centen nial year, eulogized by visitors from every zone, und worthy of thu Company whose manu factories ire the largest In their lino In thu world, and whose product of silk thread every eight days forms u cord long enough to completely encircle the globe. Quakes Cixr. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. Spteial IHtpatch to Vn TribufU, SrniNofiKU), 111., Jmiu 7.~Tb« Secretary of State to-day (aimed a llcetuu to organise the Uraii w>n KuUilug-MacUlne Company, Chicago, capital, 1100,000. Corporator*, 11. U. Walker, Edwin B. Uawlcv, ami licnrv U. Shepperd. Bt. Joauu, UicL, JimoX-Th* Ant ibipmeot of strawberries (one bushel) from here this mum went by the Corona on Sunday erontne. About eighteen bushels were shipped by both boat* on Monday evening. and last night serenty-Ate bush eta went forward. The crop promlaea largely—al* \ r " a t e _f,! preMC ‘ l that dry weather may i/ bo uolng forward lively by tha laal of this or the fore part of next week. * k DUpateh to The 7V(4un*, As/lTi*’ Jnn« 7.-Small ami inferior loti u lp » r ® wlllnif at 27 cents. Last lear fair fleece* brouebt o»cr 40 cent*, and tha nest farmcra will bold back aalcsa the rata protest PiiiLAnei.pßtA. Pa.. Jane7.-TheSocloty of tha Cbica^t/ 110 ** aincfl hold Ita next tueetinf la Special Dttpatch to The Tribune. n n . R T?°£T* Jn , no 7.-;iho Grand Comraandery of Knltfhta Templar liMlay chanted the lime of an animal mcctinifa hereafter to the second Tuesday In May. and decided upon Detroit for the nlace of the next meting. Special Dispatch to The. THftuns. Liiampamn, Juno t.— Gen. Ducat and hit staff reviewed the fclxth Iteglmcnl this morning, and expressed themselves as well pleased with Uielr riKES. ALMA, MICH. Special DitpaUh to The Tribune. Kast Saoi.vaw, Mich., June 7.—TJio residents of Janies Oargctt, at Alma, Gratiot County, wa# destroyed by fire this morning, together with most of the contents. The Are oriclnalcd la the bow- Vi?." 1 H thought to have been Incendiary. aTi*? 1 * 0005 L l *."’’™' 1 M follows: Underwriters' 51.iK>( ; Home, $2,000; SUM of Lansing, $2,000; |1 Gratiot and Isabella Mutual, A TUO lIURNEP, Eiue. Pa.. June 7.—Thu tug Tilllnghaet, wbllt towing the schooner Harrison into port, caught Ore 10-Oay when several minutes out in (he lake, and burned to the water's edge. The Captain and Ore man jumped overheard, and were picked uo br thr liurmou. Lobs, $5,003; Insured tor SO,OOO. AT NEW ORLEANS. >BwOm.i:ANs. Li., June?.—Fireon Josephine Laurent, and White streets destroyed nineteen* cottages. Includlm* seven known ns McGuire'* row. Estimated loss $20,000; partly insured la local companies. AT ELIZABETH, N. ,T. Elizaiietii. N. J.. .Juno 7. Reeve's coal an wood yard ami Martin ,t Co.'a dydnj establish meat burned this morning. Loss SBO,OOO, Uwur* once, $30,000. AT LITTLE HOCK, ARK. Little Rock. Ark.. June 7.—The tine reals deuce of Mr. Weeks was burned; incendiary Lob* $20,000. SHORT-HORNS. Spntvfirißr.n, 111., June 7. A sale of short-bora cattle, u part of the product of James N. Brown A Sens’ Grove Park herd, took place at Grove Park, near Berlin. In this county. About flfty head were sold, the sales aggregating nearly $14,000. Prices riilcu low. The average price paid for cows was v-i-L and a trlile lo«s for bulls. The buyers were mostly prominent short-horn cattle dealers of Illi nois, Imliaoj, Missouri, ami lowa. ODD FELLOWS. .fprdaf DUpaicfi to TUt Tribunt. Minneapolis. Minn.. June 7.—The State Grand Lodge of Odd fellows is in session In this city to day. witn unusually largo attendance. TheHecre tary s report shows that there are furty-four lodges in the state, witli u meminT-hlp of 2.401. being an increase of 1117 during the year. Tire balance In the Treasury is SdStf. 1)3. BUSINESS NOTICES, WUharfs Pine Tr*«* Tar Cordial is the n»tw urul enemy of consumption, distilled from tbo life ►op of the evergreen forest, emitting that mysteri ous aromu ana lliling the very a | r with Joyful sen sations of strength and vital emotions of perfect health. Infallible remedy for coughs and soro throats! Million* of Bottles of Burnett's Coroaln have been sold during the last twenty years, and the public have rendered the verdict that it la the best hair-dressing in the world. CLOAKS AND SUITS." life k Suite. OARSON, PIRIE & CO., lilssi & Peoria-sts. 150 Black Oanhmore Cloaks at $4.50, for mer price $0.50. 150 Black Cashmere Cloaks at $6.60, for mer price SB. 100 Black Cashmoro Cloaks at $7, farmer price $lO. 100 Black Cashmere Cloaks at $8.60, for mer price sl3. 60 Black Cashmere Cloaks at $lO, former price sls. 300 Black Cashmoro Cloaks,oxtra quality at sl2, sl6 and $lO, worth nearly double. LAMES’ STUFF SUITS. 35 Ladles’ Stuff Suits, $lO, worth sl4. 35 Ladas’ Stuff Suits, sl3, worth $lO. 25 Ladies’ Stuff Suits, sls, worth S2O. 35 Ladies’ Stuff Suits, 518, worth $25. 60 Ladies' Stuff Suits, lino quality, S2O, $33 and $25, nearly half price. Ladies’Linen Suits and Ulsters. 300 Ladies’ Linen Suits, in 3 pieces, for $9, 300 Ladiea’ Linoa Suits, in 3 pieces, nice ly trimmed, $4. 200 Ladies Suits, in 3 pieces, em* broldored, $4.50, 150 Ladies Linen Suits, In 3 pieces, em* broidorod, $5.50. 160 Ladies’ Ltnon Suits, In 3 pieces, with knil'o platting and Embroi’d, SO. 100 Ladies’ Linen Suits, knife plaiting and flno Embroi'd, $7. 600 Ladies' Linen Suits, very handsome Suits, lino Linen, SB, $0 and $lO, forme] price sl3 to $lB. 300 Ladies* Linen Ulsters, for $3.60, $4 and $5, the cheapest and best made goods in tbo oily. A large lino of 811 k Oloaks for sl3, sls. $lB and S3O, mado very nicoly and of good SUk, Ladies' Print Suits, 3 pieces, trimmed wltb knife plaiting and lined, lor $3.00. Ladiea Percale Suits, $4, $4.50 and s6| very nicoly made and Jacket lined. Children's and Misses' Cloaks a specialty, a lull line of sizes from 34 years to 16 years. Ladles’ Dresses and Cloaks made to order. Also cutting- and fitting done. West Ei flry Goods Hob. SI'UOTACI-KV [SIGHTJ 'IS'vtvICELE! (....“JfAZIbiAN i , i;riin,i! spi:<!T.»rr,KH milieu to all sights by inspection at MANAbSE'9, Optician, HS Mudisuii'*t. (Tribune building). „ MISS AUUV U. JOIINSOn (Late Principal of Uradford Academy) veil! receive Into her ilumc, 100 Charhs-st., Uuiton, Mass., a limited mniibcrof young Ladles, to beamier her immediate care uiul Instruction [null the branches of au English Education. Superior opportunities afforded fur the study of the higher English branch ss, the Ancient and Modem Languages, Music, and Painting. Special attention given to the health of Pupils .Miss Johnson refers by permission to Prof, ti. f. burtiett, Chicago Theological Seminary. "\rAl.b COM.BCtK—in re*jiunso to urgent n> ,1 qucutu, an examination fur udmUalon to the I mlrrnruduatu Academical Department and tlio SheitU-lu riclentitlc School of Yulu College will be held la Chicago, bei’limlugua Friday morning, Joue •*u, at U o'clock. Tuo nlaco of Iho examination will bo announced In the city paper* of June 5iU. yog further Information, uddren the Secretary of Yale Now Haven. Conn V VEST END INSTITUTE.. FAMILY SCHOOL FOB IV youngliaiU*. Mn. b. L. CADY, I*iiudo4i. N«* Uaveu, Cunii. bead (or circular. ***• w "hM-MWoOI' IIOMK-'-SUSStS POUTEIt A GUAM*. a humlly School foryoumc lidic* widoEu* dicu. Uadlcy, Uau>i>tUlro Couat/, iltuu. 5

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