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

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated June 8, 1876 Page 8
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8 THE CITY. GENERAL NEWS. The steamer Anchorla, of the Anchor Line, ar rived at New York yesterday, haring on board tbe Hon. James Bain, Lord Protest of Glasgow, and party. Tho Son Printing Company, against which Judg ment was recently entered, as stated In yester day's law report. Is not the Sun newspaper, pub lished at Hyde Park, Lake, etc. The temperature yesterday, 08 ohserred hy Mo* nasse, optician, 88 Madison street (TnißUN* Building), was, atfla, m., 08 degrees; 30 a. m., 78; 12 m., 83; 3p. in., 88; Bp. m., 70. Bar ometer. Ba.m.. C 0.08; Ip. m.. 28,08. A burglar named Alfred My. who entered Mrs. Choates* residence, No. 13 Ilonore street, several days ago. and pot away with s.”>o worth of jewelry, was yesterday committed by J , , ,^i ce „^ cn .Vl r County Jail In default of £),0tl0 ball to the Crim inal Court. Carrie Freese, adenlzen of the notorious “Long Branch ” on Van Huron street, died yesterday from too much Intemperance. She was about -0 years of age, and beyond that nothing is known concern* ing her life. The Coroner will bold tho inquest this afternoon. The stockholders of tho South Branch Dock Company yesterday hold their annual election for Directors at their office In the Dickey Building, southwest corner of Dearborn and Lake street*. The election resulted as follows; President, U. IL Mason; Secretary, K. n. Mason; Directors. R. M. Mason, W. 8. Rampeon, U. B, Field, XL P. Dor lekson, E. O. Mason. The Judges nnd referee In the wheeling match between Huntley and Grimm met yesterday and fixed Friday at 1:1)0 for the settlement. The wheelbarrow in at KlrcholTs. and the (.treat west ern Light Guard Hand has been chartered. Grimm will bo helped into the wheel-barrow by one of Harms' pile-drivers nnd Huntley will spit on his hands at 1:30 sharp. The course In from the Court- House to the City-Hall and return, and it Iq estimat ed that 1,000 persons will join In the procession. Officers Charles M. Bay and Madison Bcadcll were rather ornamental station-keepers at the Twenty-second Street Station un to yester doy, when they were removed by Super intendent Hickey for allowing stolen property to bo removed from the Station without sufficient warrant. William F. Carson amt Will iam Croak have been appointed in their place, and and an both have acquitted themselves honorably as patrolmen, many good things arc expected of them. The report of the Treasurer of tho South Side Woman’s Christian Temperance Union for the month* of April and May, 1870, showing the state of finances since opening tho temperance cofTce and reading rooms at No. 004 Cottage Grove av enue, Is as follows: Proceeds of rooms for April. 874.15: collections nnd subscriptions. s4U.<>3: total, $123.08; expenses, $01.00; cash May 1, £02.02. Proceeds tor May-Coffee rooms, $71.44; subscriptions, etc., $37.41; total, $108.85; bal ance on hand, $02.02; total. $171.47; expenses for May, $180.00; cash on band. $31.81. Friends of the work will see that It Is sill! somewhat de pendent upon the benevolence of temperance peo ple. At 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon two men, named John Mcßride and Morns Ulekey, hired a I small row-boat at John Lynch's boat-house at the 1 foot of Kldrldge court, and, after rowing out about a fiiiartopof a mile, near to the spot where Edwin Wood committed ttulcido on the day previous, the boat sprung a leak, and rapidly filled with water. Mcßride either jumped out or went down with the sinking boat and was drowned, while his com* nunion swam ashore. The body was recovered me lime afterwards, and was taken to the homo of his sister, No. fW Wright street. Mcllrldo was ‘-’U years of age, abide, and was working for the liock Island Knllroud. Ho boarded on Fourth avenue, near Twelfth, and roomed with bis com* panlon, Morris Ulekey. The lady managers for the Home for tho Friend less held their regular monthly meeting yesterday to arrange for the annual recention to-day. After the disposition of home routine business, the pro gramme for to-day was fixed. There will be plenty of cakes, lees, and strawberries, and the exercises will consist of music by Mrs. Jewett, Miss Hornless, and Miss Monger, and readings by A. I*. Burbank, Allas Dainty, and Miss Strung, of St, Louis. Tho Burr Industrial School will provide tho entertain ment for the evening, and John Hand’s orchestra will be In attendance. The error (n announcing Mies K. A. Jewett ns one of the vocalists at the re ception at the Home for the Friendless to-day ua Mrs. Magnusson Jewett arose from wrong infor mation given undcslgncdly to tho Committee who made the announcements, and for which Mrs. Jew ett Is In no way responsible. Tuesday the regular monthly meeting of the Directresses of the Protestant Orphan Asylum wu held, Mrs. Hanney in the chair. The monthly re ports of Matron, Solicitor, and Treasurer were read and accepted. Mrs. Macdonald and Mn. Irvin were appointed to attend to needful changes In the diet of the Inmates. Standing Committees for June were appointed os follows: On Visiting, Mr*. Bolsford and Mrs. Voting; ouSewing-School, Mrs. Manchester, Sirs. Pierce, and Mrs. Seam. Mrs. Irvin was Instructed to prepare for publica tion a statement of the condition of (bo institu tion. Mrs. Scan repotted au offer of the use of the Union Park Congregational Church for an en tertainment la behalf of the Asylum; accepted, and referred to a Committee. Mrs. Itanney and Mrs. Follansbeo wero appointed to procure a gov erness. Mrs. Lock (Treasurer) was authorized to expend money In (he treasury accrued from fines for refreshments for tho children for tbu Fourth of July. Final action on the annual plcnla was de ferred till a special meeting to beheld June 15 at Bp. m nrs electrical societt. Tbo Chicago electrician* and telegraphers. In* eluding member# of the Western Electric liana* lecturing Company, the Western Union Telegraph Company, tho Atlantic & pacific Telegraph Coin* pany, the different railroad companies, and of the various Institutions of an eltctrlcal character, pur* Fiose organizing a local electrical encloly this even pg at 7:30 o’clock In lluom hr Union llulldlng. The undertaking merit# every success. It is nnr prlslng that an art so intimately interwoven with our commercial and social should have had for so long a lime no central point in Chicago where the science of electricity was unfurled and Its various points submitted to tb« crucible of Intelligent and friendly discus sion. The American Electrical Society Is seeking to meet the necessity of the times In the promotion of electrical science, but the alms of this Society are of national dlmensiina, and Its operations are too unwieldy for the dirv.t good of the profession located in any partlculai place. Tbo necessity of a local society Is obvious. S’curly 1,000 intelligent citizens of this city ore en gaged either In manufacturing or manipulating the many appliances of one of the greatest of civiliz ing sciences. The proposed local society Is ex pected to embody the principles of a school where Its members may bo educated In both the rudi mental and the advanced grades and to establish a trading-room and laboratory to which Us members rosy resort at any time for quiet research awl ex periment. Periodical meetings will be held for rending original and other papers, etc. TUB EOLICB MAUISTIUTB QUESTION. This question, thought to be dead, again shows signs of great vitality. Outhberthsun, of the Town of North Chicago, claimed to be elected,—had a certificate from the Town Clerk that be was elected, —made his official oath and offered bis official bond to County Clerk Licb. The Clerk did not object to the bond on account of Its insufficiency, but merely that he bad a doubt as to the existence of the offfec. However, be said be would submit the question to the Attorncy-Ucnera), and abide by tbe opinion of that official, who decided adversely to Cuthbertson. Culhbertson was waiting for developments. Ho contemplated putting out bis shingle and to act In the capacity to which he bad been elected, and let those who thought they had the power remove him, If they could, by quo warranto, mandamus, or any other of the fashionable remedies. It now appears that Lfeb has sent fur Cuthbersou, and notified him that be Is ready to receive and approve bis bond. THE COIiX/EGB OB IsAW. CLOSING EXAMINATIONS. Tbs examination* of students In tho Union College of Law closed yesterday, having continued five days. Thirty-three Juniors were examined for admission to tha senior class of next year, of whom twenty-five weru admitted, viz.: George A. 11. Ba ker, Charles O. 1). Urockway, Hamlet Collamore, K. f. Daono, 11. P. 11. Durkce, F, 11. Follansbcc, U. E. Hadley, W, A. IZorosburger, Prank Hills, A. C. Lelaud, John WcKcougb, 8. M. Meek, C. li. Morrison, A. C. Merritt, N. A. Partridge, J. P. 11 bodes, L. M. Trumbull, James 11. Tail, Ur. Un derwood, James C. Worrall, P. Walker, C. 11. Webster, and M. W. Webster. Upwards of seventy students have otteiiied In the Junior class during the year, of whom a considerable number uto entitled to be examined next fall on allldavitsof one year's study Is an attorney's offleo, and prefer tu be examined lien. Including these accessions, the senior class cf next year will number about 100 members. In the senior class of the present year sixty-three Undents have received Instruction, of whom fifty two weru cisnlncd for diplomas during Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week. These are Louis Alien, of Carlyle, HI. ; llenjomln It. Uur rouglis, of kdwardsvlile, 1)1. : Hufus W, Bellamy, of Chicago. Charles A. Uurdcl, of Chicago; P. 11. Bisen liocklus, of Chicago: Charles W. liutturtleld, of Chicago; Albert W. IJrlckvvoud, of Chicago; JolmT. l/srrow. of Chicago; Clarence A. Hurley, nf Cbicsgu; Nathaniel Hr own, of Prospect Park; William P. Coirruu, of Chicago; Albert (i. Craw ford, of Pittsfield. 111.; LePatuar P. Campbell, of Macomb, III.; George W. W. Carroll, of Chicago; lleniiuiluU. Chapman, of liaymuud, 111.; George U. Chapin, of DoWllt, HI. : William Y. Chamber lain. of Yellow borings, Green County, u.: Wal lses L. DeWolf, of Chicago; Thomas 11. Drake, of Chicago; A. LeoDoud, of Gardner, III.; William U- Parmer, of Vsudalla, 111.; Edward P. Goitun. of Chicago, 111.; Dwight W. Graves, of Chicago: Adrian f. Ilonore. of Chicago; Arnold Heap, of Chicago; ?’borull. Harden, of Pontiac, 111.: Ezra A. Helm, of veamore, 111.; Addison W. Hastle, of Galesburg, 111.; Hubert U, Ireland, of Chicago, HI. ; bllas E. Kelsey, of Lisbon, 11L ; Martin O. Lewis, of Chi cago, 111. t William L. UcUsrry, of Evanston, 111.; William It- Nicholson, of Prince Edward's Island, Can.; Franklin C. I’coU, of Warren, 111.; Each ,W. Taylor, of Bloomington, 111.; Charles 8. Frank, of Caledonia, Uluu.; William W. Hath bum, of Bweduua, HI. ; Alfred It Itlch. of Meta niora. 111.; William U. Steward, of bhipuaa, 111.; Usury C. feturas, of Walsekit, 111.; James M. bcoll, of btaxing, lit; Eric Winter, of fcsvv Twk City; Hempstead Washbumc, of, Chicago, 111.; Charles 11. Wooster, of Amboy, 111.: Robert if. Wing. of Lisbon, ill.; James R- Williams. of Carrol, lU.; Ucorga W. WUbur, of Bolrldere, 11).: ./amoa It. Ward, of Chicago, III.; Kimball Ymmg, of Mattoon, III.; and David L. Zook, of Unshcn. Ind. ... The examination was conducted chiefly by the Faculty, aaalated by Mr. James I*. Knot and ltd* ward Holiy. Tlie lion. Thomaa lloync, Chairman of the Hoard of Management of the College, James L. Utah, and other lawyers, being present at por tions of the examination. The entire senior class exhibited a high, and In the main a very uniform, standard of excellence. The report of the hnculty on its result will probably not he announced until Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when the closing ex ercises of the college will occur. These will be held at the principal lecture-room. No. 77 Clark street, and will consist of the reading of six out of the sixteen essays or hriefa on legal topics submitted by members of the grad uating class to the Committee for awarding the Horton prise of soo, which has been permanently endowed na an annual prize by 0. il. Horton, Ksc\.. In favor of the College of Law, mid which Is to lie awarded tills year for the flrst time. The prize is foO. The Committee on the nward are the lion. Isaac N. Arnold, the lion. It. 11. For rester, and .lames L. High, Esu. The subjects of the briefs submitted arc on •• Hills nf Exchange," 41 Arbitration and Award." tho Statute of Uses, tho Doctrine of Uses, Trial by Jury, etc., etc. The onu to which the prize "111 !>o awarded Is regarded hy tho Commit tee an of extraordinary merit, while all tho es says submitted arc far above the average of college essays. The students of the senior class hmo united in procuring a highly artistic photograph, 28 hy 32 !u size, of the entire class and of the Faculty, llfty-six figured in all. It affords a rare and tasteful souvenir of a year industriously, prof itably. mid roost happily spent. Each student will take to his home, and will doubtless exhibit la his office, side by side with his diploma and license, a picture such as could not be engraved for 810,000, exhibiting with marvelous accuracy and finish, not only tho face and figure of oery fellow student who cracked with him for two whole years the difficult conundrums presented by 20,000 pages of legal reading, but the veteran faces as well of tho learned pundits who propounded the aforesaid conundrums. ANNOUNCEMENTS. The Class of 1t)72 of the Chicago High-School will bold its first reunion and suppcrotlhoTrcmont House parlors Friday evening. D. L. Moody will address Christians In Fanwell Hall Friday and Saturday of this week from Hi to lon thu subject of tho Holy Spirit. No tickets issued. There will be a grand reunion and picnic of (he Knights of Pythias at Sharpshooters' Park Tues day. It is expected that twelve lodges will bo present. Tho pupils of St. Bridget's School, nndcr the control of the Christian Brothers, give a dramatic and musical entertainment Sunday evening at St. Bridget’s School ball. The ladles of the Aid Society of Trinity (Episco pal) Church will hold a flower and fruit festival at No. 000 Wabash avenue, near the Woodruff House, Thursday and Friday evenings. There will bo a complimentary benefit to Mr. William Hopper, at the Washingtonian Homo Chapel, 570 N\ eel Madison street, this evening, nnd Miss Hattie Johnson and Prof. William McFarland will appear In select readings and recitations, as sisted by others who will give vocal and Instru mental music. TIIE COUNTY BUIEBING, The Sheriff goes to Joliet to-day with thirty-four prisoners. The County Court was amused yesterday by listening to claims. The County Collector yesterday forwarded $45, - 000 to the City Treasurer. The Grand Jury for the Jane term will be Im paneled to-day. One hundred and four cases await its deliberations. State’s Attorney need will visit New York and the Centennial next week, and will be accompanied by bis family. The cases of the indicted County Commissioners have been set for trial for tho 25th instant. The coses will be tried together. The Committee on Roads and Bridges have ex amined into the necessity for the construction of a bridge across the Dcsplafnes River at a point where tho Towns of Palos, Lcniont, and Lyons join, and will recommend an appropriation. Such a struc ture as is needed will cost about $4,000. The Criminal Court was occnplcdncaln yesterday clearing up the quasl-crimlnal calendar. City-At torney Tutblll and bis assistant, Mr. Boyden, have been very successful in the prosecution, and. If they prove to the principals in snch cases the fal lacy of the practice of taking appeals, except in rare instances, they will have done a great public service. Tho Finance Committee of the County Board yesterday received a proposition from M. C. Steams, Trcasnrer of Gracclaud Cemetery fund, the bolder of $20,000 county bonds, that the same bo consoli dated into onebond. The matter was duly con sidered, and the recommendation will be msne that the bonds be consolidated into two, of $14,000 and SO,OOO respectively, payable In 1802. SUBUKBAN. EVANSTON. The Village Trustees met In regular session Tuesday evening, a full Board being present. A petition waa received from 11. C. Tllllngbnst and 11. N. Ballard* asking permission to tap the Greenwood main, and la; a 2-lncb water-pipe to their residences, 800 feet. The petition was granted, under tbo usual restrictions. 0. A. 801 l petitioned for leave to erect a booth on public ground. Ilcferrcd. Tno Committee on Streets and Alleys reported adversely on the petition for the change in the Davis street sidewalk. Adopted. The Finance Committee recommended the ap proval of the bond of Mcrril Ladd. Village Treas urer. for $75,000, with T. A. Cosgrove, 0. A. Crain, & A. Downer, 11. N. Ballard, aud J. C, Humphrey as sureties. Adopted. Tbo bill of SI. NcNlchols for extra work and ex tra cement on the Davla street sewer, for (SW, was approved, on'rccommondatlon of tbo Sewerogo Committee. The same Committee reported favorably on the petition for a sewer on Church atreet and Johnson avenue. Adopted. I The report of the Directors of (be Free Public Library was received and placed on file. It was published in Tun Hunoat Thimine. \ communication was received from Air. J. 11. ' explaining a statement made at the lost ; mediae through mistake. The village Attorney reported an ordinance con cerning the inspection of the Davis struct sewer, which created some amusement. U provided that the Sewerage Committee should* 4 pass through aud Inspect thu Davis street sower from llldge ave nue to Its mouth." It was decided to leave the passing through to tho option of tho Committee. The contractor for tho sewer presented his final account, amounting to some (0,800, which was referred to the Sewerage Committee.' The much-mooted question of the amount of tho aanual tax-levy was then debated at length In Comniltvo of the Whole, the question being whether or not the $15,000 Inherited from the pre decessor* of the Board should be omitted from tho Ux-levy. Finally, Dr. Davis, to test tbo sentiment of the Board, moved that the item of some $15,000 of (looting Indebtedness Included in the reconsidered tax-levy bo reduced to $5,000. A vote was taken, with tbo following result: IV««—Davis, Dago, Connor, Uuse—4. JS’oyi—lglehart, Dewey—li The ordinance making the ’ax-levy as amended was Ihenposscd. W. P. Jones, Jr., manager Lakeside Hall Com nr, presented a communlc&tloa relative to the tinge of Lakeside Hall, which was referred to the Sewerage Committee. A number of small bills were audited and ordered paid. The salary of tho Village Clerk was fixed at the same amount as last year, It having been discov ered that no action had previously wen taken lu the matter. Adjourned. The University nine will play the second game of tho college championship scries with take Portal University at Lake Forest this afternoon. imthepaiik. Tho annual election of Hose Company No. S of Hyde Park look place Tuesday evening, and, as CupU W. A. Hally bad declined a re-election, there was considerable Interest manifested not only by (he company but among the residents of the village, who were desirous of knowing who would ba tits responsible men lu manage (be com pany in case of lire. There were two tickets In the field, but tho following persona were elected by a good majority: President, W, A. Hally; Po ro man, John Madden: Assistant Foreman, Marshall Horne; Secretary, I*. Drown; Treasurer, Thomas Carr. DO JUSTICE TO NATURE. It Is so ingratitude to Nature not to preserve and keep In splendid order a good sot of teeth. Noth ing can be easier. Ail tbst Is needed Is to brush them briskly night and morning with purifying So/.odunt. It will make tho mouth u perfumed palace. A TRULY HAPPY WOMAN Is one who has within the post week or two visited llllger, Jenkins & Faxon’s, Nos. IWO and Stale street, tad seen these bow lace aurUlusand lam btequlns. __ OZONIZED OX-MARROW FOR THE HAIR. ByDucki lUyuer, makers of the “ Mars" Cologne. The Sutra Tunnel. Virginia (.V*r.) Knirrpriu, Mat >3. The header of the Sutro Tunnel Is now In a dis tance of HI,”00 feel. A large Quantity of water la being encountered, which retards the work of run ning tho tunnel. Tho present rale of progress is shout 00 feel per week. In order to gourd ugslmt the danger of the tunnel being suddenly Hooded with water, holes are drilled in the face of lb; Leader a distance of from 17 to I{o feet with Bur lelgb and lugersoll drills. The whole number of men working lu the tunnel at present on tbo differ ent shifts la 1145. The work of enlarging the tun nel lias been completed, so that locomotives esa be brought into requisition in hauling out the waste rock. A number of men are engaged la lay ing a track for lbs same* rmiE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: THURSDAY. JUNE 8,187 G. CITY AFFAIRS. What Is Thought of Con tractor Steel’s Quo Warranto. Letter from Colvin's to Moyne's Lawyers—What the Latter Think of it. Mr. Steel Explains Why He Began tho Sait—Tho Two Comptrollers. Mr. Pcrlchson Lcntos llio Mailer with the Finauco Committee. Mr, Iloyne to Mr, Hayca—Persons Men tioned for Mayor—Oity-Hftll Ileus. STEEE’S QUO WAIIRANTO, A LETTEH FHOM COLVIN'S COUNSEL. T.ho clilcf topic of discussion yesterday at t’flc City-Hall imd elsewhere was the quo war fanto proceeding started in the Criminal Court. The following loiter addressed by Colvin's law vers to Mr. Hoyne’s counsel shows what they claim to wish to accomplish by the move: “CinrA«o. June?.—JffjMn*. A, 11. Horton, M. F. Tulty, it, IT. Fullrr, anil./, .V, Jnfftl— Ui:«- tlkmt.n : As nn Introduction to Dio proposition now made, wo recite certain facts already known to you. ••When the agreement was made at the Pacific Hotel, by Messrs. Iloym* and Colvin, to submit Dio question In regard to the Mayoralty to one of the 1 courts of tide county. It was stipulated 1 that the Judgment hero should hn flool, { but afterwards, when it was reduced to \ writing. Dirt jvirt of the agreement was omitted at 1 your rennet. On the next day we applied to yon | to stipulate that In case either parly wished to have the case reviewed by the Supreme Court. 11 should be dime at the June term, but you declined to make suctaim agreement. On Inst .Saturday the application to maku such astipulation was re newed to >ir. Horton, but be declined to do so without consultation with his associates; no fur ther answer w»» received. After the decision was rendered! on Monday you met us by invitation, whenwa inquired If the case would bo taken to the tjupremo Court, and requested that St be. taken to the term now in aesslun, if you carried the ca*c up. You wore unable to answer at that lime, and It was | 1 agrv-cd between us that an answer should be sent to Mr. Gundy by 4 o’clock In tho afternoon. Nona wus sent or received. At 0 o'clock on Tuesday, Mr. (Joiidy called at Sir. Fuller’s olhce to ienru i the conclusion reached, and was Informed that no decision had been made. • • It la proper to say, however, that some of you have said, on more than one occasion, that Mr. lloync did not i>er»onatli/ care to go to the Sn preine Court, and would acquiesce in the decision, but, ut tho same time, we were made to under* Hlnud that his personal wishes might nut control. •*As the law gives the right to appeal at any time before the Ihlh Inst, to the term to be held next September, and if tills right was exercised a decision could not be obtained before November, leaving the city In Its present embarrassed condi tion meanwhile, and you would not waive that rigid, the only course left to obtain a speedy set tlement of the pending questions was to have a pro forma judgment entered la the Criminal Court, and the record curried to tho Supreme Court now Billing at MU Vernon. Such a Judgment was ren dered yesterday In a case of The People on tho re lation of Steel vb. Colvin, and a copy of the record is now in tbo possession of the rclator'a attorneys. “Mr. Colvin Is entirely contented with the de cision and Judgment of the Circuit Court, and does not care to protract the litigation. Wo arc author ized to soy that tho record of tin* owe In the Crim inal Court will nut be tiled at Mount Vernon If Mr. lloyne will v/aivo the right of appeal to the Sep tember term. If auch waiver Is not made, weuro authorized by the counsel for the relator (In which we Join) to invite you to appear and argue tho case in the Supreme Court at the preaent term. If, for any reason, you prefer the record of the case decided by the Circuit, Judge®. that may be used instead of tho record of the ease in thu Crim inal CourU Itcspectfully your?, “W. C. OofDT, “EontuT Jamieson, - “J. I*. Koot.” The letter did not seem to create much ex citement among the gentlemen to whom it was directed. Mr. Horton pronounced Its state ments to thu effect that he promised an answer to a curtain communication at u specified time, wholly untrue, and Mr. lloync laughed at It us a piece of buncombuunworthyof attention. Mr. Jewett saya he shall not -answer It, ami Messrs. Hoyno and Horton express an intention of wholly disregarding It- As to any appeal, all hands scout the Idea. They agreed to abide by the decision of thu Circuit Court, and they now intend to abide by that agreement. Mr, lloyne says he has no occasion to go to tbeSuoremo Court, and Messrs. Jewett and Horton nay they will nut taka the case up. MR. TULCT, A reporter also saw Mr. M. F. Tuley on the same subject. That gentleman said: ** This Is the tint I have seen of this letter, I can only say generally that the pretended recitals of facts are nut the facts as I understand them. I was under the impression that it was no part of the duty of Mr. Ifoync's attorneys to make any stipu lation as to Mr. Hoyne's appealing the case In the Circuit Court if the decision went against him. Therefore, we declined to stipulate In that regard. Waving Mr. Iloyne to act os ho thought proper in event of such a result. A stipulation that (lie decision should bo final could not have precluded either party from taking nn appeal. , I understood from Mr. Iloyne at thutlmuthestipulb tion was made, and at all times since, that it he was beaten In the Circuit Court he would not ap- Seal, and 1 believe that Mr. Colvin’s attorneys also ave understood that lo be Mr. Hoyne’s position. “ 1 think after counsel have secretly gotten up a so-called quo warranto case at the suit of one of Mr. Colvin's friends, mak ing up the record without consulting the attorneys of Mr. Uoyne. land alter Judgment entered in favor of Mr. Colvin, that there is a good deal of cheek In making us the proposition to go to tbo Supreme Court and argue the case thus pre pared in the Interest of Mr. Colvin. •* Mr. (iondy and the other attorneys well know that the appeal In the Steel quo warranto cannot even by consent be argued upon the record In the Colvin quo warranto of the Circuit Court. There has been entirely too much letter-writing by re asnectablo attorneys for newspaper publication in this Mayor's contest. ‘ 'As to the record In the tiled quo warrantocaae, I can only suy this much, that ‘•A'lnif—lt does not fairly state Mr.Hoyne’s side of the case, ami no friend ot Mr. Hoyne's could over have suggested that he rest Ids case on any such facts in regard to his election us are set out In those pleadings; and I think It isappurent that Mr. James tiled's attorneys In that case did not intend in set out Mr. Hoyne's case as strongly as the wcll-rccog nlzed facts attending his election would warrant. “ Second—' Thu record in the Steel quo warranto does not raise me question whether or nut Mr. Col vin has the right to hold until 1H77, and that point cannot he decided miles* the Supreme Court goes beyond the record lu decide it. I can see no object tone gained by submitting only (ho same questions to the tiuprcino Court that have been de cided by the Circuit Court If Mr. Hoyne I* willing, as I understand ho is, to abide by the judgment of the Circuit Court. I think the case gotten up by the tiled quo warranto case Is un Imposition upon the Supreme Court, and should bo dfemlieed by that Court upon motion so lo do. Any case of quo watmnto gotten up In (he Interest ami at the Instigation ui a person holding the office should not b« heard In vim Supreme Court, and I think will nut, if the Comt {» Infonued of such fact." WHAT fITBBL WANTau, Yesterday afternoon a Tiuhcsk reporter called upon .Mr. James Steel at bis olllci-, Uuont 4, Hd LaSalle street, hi order to obtain from bhu some further Information as to bis reasons for bringing sit agreed case to test the Mayoralty question, or why Colvin pretends to hold on. Said the reporter: “Mr. Ktcel, what reasons bad you fur bringing such u case?" “The reasons are stated In tho bill which I filed Tuesday In the Criminal Court." “Had you no others? ” “Tho bill stated the case." “Was It not an agreement between you and Mr. Colvin that you should bring this suit! 1 ' “No. sir, 1 can't say that U was. There might have been wbat may be termed an understanding. l ' “Was nut its real purpose to thwart Iks calling of a special election?' 1 “No. sir. U was not. I brought the suit lu order to prevent an appeal from the other side. I merely acted as u citizen, and because 1 understood that Mr. Colvin’s lawyers were going to bring Just such uo action If 1 bad nut done so. " • • Hut, sir, was the whole thing not In the Inter est of Mr. Colvin. Was it not lu thwurt the result of a special election If one Is called by the Council, by tying the mutter up in thu Supreme Court ? 11 “It was not. Mr. Colvin told me that if tht-ro was disaffection in the Council and a special elec tion was ordered, and another man elected, ho would yield the olllco on sight. '• 11 Then what would bo the use of such an action as you brought ? u “Ism Interested with my flrm-Kieel & McMa hon—ln city certificates, and 1 want to find out who Is Mayor, so wo can know when we are going to get our money,—whether iuoue, three, or four t “Uut how will tbo suit decide It! " 1 • I don’t know. 1 only want to see the question settled. Thu amount 1 hold of city certificates might seem small to Sam Walker, or such men, but Uis o good deal to mo.” llcru tho interview closed. COLVIN'S APPEAL to the Supremo Court for a continuance In ofllco as Mayor of Chicago excites no little attention among the thinking men Interested in municipal affairs. It was freely discussed si the Clty-llsll yesterday. By the deceut people It was regarded aa s violation or good faith and a false aad partial representation of fa A* concocted by Colvin’* otlorney* ami cimcl Jed over ns a piece of the greatest smartness and ihfewd mnnlpnlAtlon. Corporat'ou-t’oimsel Anthony fnnnd lime to ox- press nn opinion on the matter, which was any thing hut complimvntarv cither to tho action nr (he ptlnclpatsof the net. lie thought that something would and should ho done to get a correct ropre sciitatloii of the case before the Supremo Court. CITT-ATTOKNBT TUTU ILL said that the Supreme Court would take a great responsibility In deciding tho case outside the record. Hr denounced the scheme as a dirty piece of work, and thought that the Judges of the Su premo Bench would throw out the ease altogether. As for .fudge Dickey, whom the Colvlnltcs relied upon, he thought that he would not he a party to any such work. Hu had too high an opinion of the gentleman. NUNC I*llo TUNC. 7* the Minor <\f The Tribune. Crurano, June 7. —lf the newspaper report* are correct, it would appear that a quo warranto pro ceeding was brought yesterday, Juno (3, In (he Criminal Court against 11. D. Colvin, tho Mayor, whereupon Ihe judgment was entered, hy tho order of the Coart. ns If the same had been rendered on (he 20(h day of May, “nunc pro tunc," a day on which uo such proceeding was pending In Court. Now, do not be afraid that I will enter upon a learned legal disquisition nn tho meaning of tho mysterious wards, “nunc pro tunc." I will only trv to explain to the common understanding of our citizens what that phrase means. If there Is a case pending in a court, it la not only tho parties liti gant that have their say. They may he through will) everything on their part, and still no decision may have been reached by thaContl. The matter then rests In the breast of the Court, and final ac tion may be delayed for a considerable time by tho Judge, with or without his fault, to the damage of one or the other of the parlies. or tho Clerk of tho (,'ouit may have neglected to make the proper entry of n Judgment Hint has been rendered. Now. there is a maxim that a delay of tho court shall prejudice no one. In both eases* It would scent to bo but fair that whenever tho Court renders Its decision or the Cleric lias been forced to perform hla duly, (tint the entries should be ordered to be made as of the date when the Judgment should In the first In stance have been rendered, or when the Clerk should have performed his act. This would have the eilcct (o tlx the rights of tho parties as of such formerdute, thereat date from which they would have become llxed bad it not been for th« delay of tho Court or the mistake of the Clerk. Such an order is said to be an order “nunc pro tunc." This Is one of the remedies of the luw against Its own delays: It is never one of tho remedies of the parties against their de lavs. In the quo-warrnnto case above referred to, (here was no case pending In court on the 2(Uh day of May last, and the Court ought not to stulti fy Uaelf by admitting through Its order “nunc pro time." that it had neglected or delayed to give judgment In a case on the ‘Jdth of May which was noievcn pending In court, and of which It had no knowledge until June 0. The order is n falsification of facts. A Court may Just as well order a judgment to be entered as of Jan. 1, 1872, that Colvin was Mayor onjlhut day, upon proceedings filed to-day. A. T. Stewart’s will could easily be disposed of by an order of the Court that the probate proceedings In regard to his estate bo culered on record as of Jan. 1. 1871), long prior to his having made a will. Such orders would be exceedingly convenient in cases of divorce, and those Involving the date of birth of children, etc. Sncii entries, if they were permitted, would bo of Incalculable mischief, and might be In the prcstMit case if allowed to stand. If the Supreme Court should aliirm the Judgment of tho Criminal Coart, it would stand nillrmed as of May SB, 1870, which would bo equal to u lindlng that Mr. Colvin exer cised tho otllcu of Mayor of Chicago on the 20th day of May, 1870. while It was Mr. Hoyno who was do facto Mayor of tho city on that day. They would thereby decide a question not at all before them. Wo can imagine a good many other complications ttiat might result from the uctlon of the Court In the premises. It Is quite plain that the Court had no Jurisdiction of the par ticular subject-matter on the 2(Jth day of May lust, and while parties muy, as a rule, subject them selves by consent to the Jurisdiction of the Court, they cannot deal as freely with Jurisdiction over the snbject-nmucr. Do yon not think this whole matter ought to be brought to tho attention of Judge Moore, and in what way would you propose that it should be done? Respectfully, Julius Rosentual. THE QUO WAItItANTO. 7b the Sdllor nf The Tribune, CmcAQo, dune 7.—Dy the law of the State, a Judgment entered less tlmn ten days before tho silting of the Court cannot be appealed to the next term. Hence tho accommodating lawyers on cither side In the Colvin quo warranto case agreed that everything—flllngof papers, clutcof judgment, etc. -should be entered ns of May 2d, for tho reason that tho term of the Supreme Court at Ml. Vernon commenced yesterday. Now, a most glaring fraud has been perpetrated, and I am surprised that Judge Moore permitted his Court thus to hu used. Hut the whole thing In illegal, nnd the Supreme Court would dismiss the appeal on motion, If any one would make St. A Court can never date its Judgment hack, except where for some reason the entry of the judgment should have been made in a cause then pending, hut for some good reason was not done. In Gray vs. Hrignardclls, 1 Wall. (127, Mr. Justice Davis, of tho Huprumo Court of tho United States, said: "Amine pro tunc order In always admissible when tho delay has arisen from (he act of the Court," and the Court held in that casn that it could not he done when tho Court did not have tho matter before It at thnt time. It Is a perfect fraud, and Judge Moore should Imvo the judgment net aside upon Ida own motion, for evidently be permitted the entry without duo consideration- Too author of Freeman on Judg ments, Hoc. , r i7, says, quollngfrom the language of the courts: • ‘The rule that no judgment would be or* dored entered nunc pro tuc, except fur delay of the Court, admitted of no exceptions In theory, and was so constantly observed In practice that ono of tho Judges remarked that be had never known of its violation during his experience, extending at Bar and Bench over n period of forty years.” \\ hat may we not expect from Goudy, Hoot, and Colvin? Lawyer. THE SITUATION. WHAT COLVIN BAYB. Matters about tho Clty*Hnll yesterday were quiet—remarkably so. The Acting-Mayor was on deck nearly all day, and entertained his friends with grace, and his opponents with dis dain. During the afternoon a Tbibunb re porter entered tho Mayor’s sanctum. An Inter' Ocean scribe was calmly perusing u copy of his journal, and dilating upon his own report of an Interview with Mr. Colvin, which he (the re porter) regarded as the acme of his fame and bliss. Near tho Mayor sat two Staait-Xeitumj reporters, holding sweet communion over a copy of the Juurwu. The conversation lagging, tho industrious Tiukunu man chimed In us follows: “ Mr. Mayor, are you going to reinstate the Board of Health I” “ Young man, If any one asks you, tell him you don't know.” What are you doing to pay off tho city em ployes?" •• Are you ono of them?” “ No, Hr, hut I’m interested.” -• *• Row?” ‘ 4 As a citizen, and lam seeking Information for TlißTiumrNß.” ••What Interest baa Tub Tiiidumb in the pay ment of the city employes?” “The same as any other citizen. It want) to boo these noor men pulii. ” At this stage ono of tho Staate-ZtUung reporters elated there was fearful suffering among the mon, when the Mayor said, “I know it, 1 know It— fearful suffering,” and Immediately started fora brief meditation In communion with MU. lIAYKH. Yesterday morning a Tiudonb reporter took a look In upon Mr. Hayes to seo what be was doing, lit: said that no action bud yet been taken by him looking to paying thu city employes, butaomethlng would have to bu done soon. Re wna going to have a session with thu Finance Commltteu in u day or two, and that was ail he would say. this ucMitu or puiiuc works was running oh usual, except that no vouchers wore being Issued. Mr. i'rindlvlllo stated to a TmniiNK reporter that the three members compos tug (he Hoard would renew their bonds Moiulf.y evening, and tho matter wus giving them no an* ut till. Mlkt* Halley was flying around, blooming, smil* Ing, Imppy. untl serene. He was 111 otllce, and In* tended to hold on (in long ns (iodnndlhn people would let him. This wue all Mike Halley had to say, and that hu was content to have out his lines in pleasant waters. Kin. HOVNC, and I)r. McVlckar, and Mark Sheridan had n short conversation In the City Clerk's olllco yesterday morning, during which Mr. lluyne expressed him self freely In regard to tho Circuit Judges. Ho said, also, that his next message would not be to the Council, hut to tho people, and that he would give them some secrets worth knowing. COMI’TUOU.Ktt URRICKSO.V. About 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon Mr. J(. p. Derlckson, the period of live days' grace given to Mr. Hayes having expired, mode another demand upon Mr. Ilayim for poisesnhm of the olhea of Comptroller, which that ucnllermo refused to yield, on the ground that Mr. Iferlckson was nut legally appointed, and consequently nut his (Hayes') successor. Mr. Hayes wants Mr. Derick son to go to lh« courts If he wants the office. Yes terday afternoon Mr. Derlckson, after Mr. Hayes had refused him possession, penned the following communication to tho Finance Committee of the Council: "Ciiii'aoo, JMn07, 187(1. Tht HonE. It. ifeCrea, Chairman of Einanet t'oinmlllre of 6'ify Coun cil—tim: 1 havo the honor to report to your hon orable Committeu that, sines my appointment to theoflksof City Comptroller, 1 made a demand upon the Hon. h. 8. Hayes, my predecessor In otllce, to turn over to me, as his successor, all the books, pafir-rs, ofllce-fumilurr, etc., belonging to the olllco of city Comptroller; and that bo In response to my demand informed mu that ho would uive me u deilnlle answer in live days. • * Tho live days having expired, 1 have this day called u),on Mr. Hayes for such answer, and he declines (o deliver the said property to me as his succesaur. 1 have dune all things necessary to bo done on my part; have discharged all the duties devolving upon me to enable me (ako charge of the otllce of City Comptroller and discharge its duties. Therediplvur now but two courses to be pursued to obtain pouessiua of the otllce—either resort to physical force or appeal to the Courts. The first cannot (of a moment bo considered; su'itho divers* and contradictory opinion* of tho Clrcnll Judges In tho ensn of Ihe Mayor render the second uncertain and unsatisfactory. . “I have taken legal advlraof learned counsel, and «m of the opinion that my title to tho olucc * complete, and that the refusal of Mr. Hayes is unlimtlflfthlc. ••Hut. whatever may he my right*, and however desirable It may be to enjoy the emolument* and honor* of Ihe ofllce, considerations of tho pnblle pood should snrmonnt all considerations of private dcslrn or gratification; and. for personal gratification ns against what may seem to be the public good, I cannot allow myself to fol low the example of others In an unseemly exhibi tion of zeal in maintaining Individual rights In the meantime the city employes remain unpaid: city certificate* of Indebtedness are maturing and remain unpaid, both prlnclnal and Interest; the credit and honor of tho city aro Jeopardized, and capital, ever cautions, will be slow to Invest In city securities. In this embarrassing condition of affairs, I respectfully submit to the consideration of your Committee whether Ihe public Interest would not be snbserved by my resignation. “If in your Judgment such would bo the case, my resignation 1* at the dlpnsal of the Committee. If you are of different opinion, I will await your suggestion as to what course of action I shall pur sue. H. I*. Dr.mrKsoN, Comptroller." UOVNB TO RATES. The following nolo was yesterday sent by Mr. lloynotoMr. Hayes: CiticAuo, June?, 1870. The lion. 8.8. llayet —Dkaii Hrn: Let me remind yon of a fact you may have overlooked In your abuse of mo. You re member that you reminded tno I was on your • ‘Bond." As I hare some self-respect as well as fortune to lose, and you have branded me so far as yon could eo. ns n Jlepudltor, Ido not think It Is Just to the city 1 should remain on your bond. I therefore ask a rebate or discharge therefrom, and at once. It will bo well for you, If your personal etjollem and eeljlthnett allow you to attend to the request of, Your ob’d’t servant, Titos. Hotnb. ai/deiimanic opinions, CUTTING OPF SUPBENUMBItAItIES. ATumUNB reporter in his wanderings last night happened to meet one of the members of the Council, who waa returning home from the Aldcrmunlc meeting, and a short conversation ensued. Tho Alderman, It may be said, Is one of the loading spirits In the Council, and has been connected with every good movemerft of that body since Its entry Ifito ofliec. Being per* fcctly sure of what he says, his statements given here am be received with full assurance that they are correct. Having Just Inquired of the reporter what paper he was connected with, and having complimented Tub by saying (bat It “got things right," be began to say, In reply to an interrogation: “You sco, the Connell has Just done a good thing with these Sidewalk Inspectors, and farther actions of that kind ore to follow. There ere some employes of the Board of Public Works, I don’t know exactly how many, but they must be re moved. That will be attended to at onr next meeting. Then there aro too many clerks. Now, I will wager that in any of the larger banks In this city, where there are, say, twenty clerks, there aro morn M's* dolled, more *l'a* crossed, more words written, and, In short, more work done than by the whole City-Hall force. You see It Is nearly 10 o'clock lu tho morning before anything cun be done, and tho oOlcos are closed at 4 o'clock. Now, that's no way to do business. No man’s private business Is run In that way, and the city’s should not be. It will not bo, either. 1 know that U scorns llkoa hard tiling to remove a man from a position wbere bo la getting gl.oOOn year, while elsewhere SBOO would fully compensate him. There Is too much of this genteel ioailng. Yes, there will be eomo clerks bounced, IMt cun be done." *‘ 1 have heard," nut In the reporter, "thnt t is intended to oust Mike Halley and Ids depart* nent." "1 can't say as to that, for certain. It ia a shame that the Department la left. It ta Colvin’s work, 1 suppose, but 1 don’t know what ids reasons arc for keeping that useless branch of the Government.’’ cmr EMPLOYES. "Alderman, what do you think abontthe pay* mentof the city employes?" "Well, there In SoOO. 000 In the City Treasury. We have been trying, at least we so desire, to got that money to pay our teachers, firemen, police men, clerks, and others. It would square tno ac count to about April 1. That would be a great thing for the employe#, and I think for the credit of tno city. lllit there Is such a muddle that I don’t nco what we will do. I Jinow thnt Colvin ta Mayor now, and Dan O’Hara is Treasurer. Hut the Comptrollcrahlp la in a state of confusion, and since tho money has to bet drawn by ordcr of the Comptroller, it looks like a hopeless task. There la a long line of red tape about it. I guess nothing will be dune till the settlement of the Haycs-Dcr ickson dlfllculty." " Hut," asked the interviewer, "haa tho Conn ell no power to order and command action on the part or the Comptroller?" That was something thnt the Alderman answered rather indefinitely, and began to state the necessity of doing something for its laborers. lie had loan ed sums of money to various persons to keep them afloat, nnd his friends had done tho same. All the city help worn being carried along, audit was too bad Hist such t state of allslrs had come about. Meanwhile all would be done by the Finance Com mittee to relieve (he wants of the employes. The chief thing to be obtained was peace. Then money could be talked about. After a few further questions which did not ellc* It any Information a« to the financial outlook be* yond that which waa aomo time ago published, the reporter withdrew. PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES. TUB MAYORALTY CANVASS, though the term may bo a abort one, and the election not take place until the middle of next month, is already looming up, and a groat deal of Interest is being taken in the matter. The Municipal Reform Club intend to take up the question, and support only the very best and strongest men os regards etandingand Integrity. Tho Council will probably order an election Monday evening, and as soon alter as possible a convention will ho held. As was stated ln s yesterday’s Trujukb, tho Republicans Intend to nut forward an unexceptionable candidate, and among tho gentlemen talked of now are George Armour, XJ. M. Henderson, Charles I*., Kellogg, Murry Nelson. Monroe Heath, It Is said, id desirous of the nomination, and would accept it (f tendered him. There are sumo leading Republicans who wank ro insist upon tho nomination of either Messrs. Kellogg, Henderson, or Armour, but u is understood that these gentlemen arc not at all anxious for political honors. One of tho strongest men talked of is ex*Ald. Jesae Spalding, j'lo would receive tho full Indorsement of the Municipal Reform Club, of which he la a member, and ho Is also strong with the Republicans In this city. Should the Council order a special election, there is no doubt that a good man will he elected to HU tho Executive chair now filled by Uarvoy 1). Colvin. FOR MAYOR—S. 11. M’CRBA. Jb the Editor of The Tribune. Cuicaoo, Juno 7.—A very large portion of those who arc deeply Interested in the welfare, prosper ity, and good name of our city are deslroua to acc Aid. 8. U. McCroa nominated and elected Mayor of Chicago. Ilia unquestionableability, Integrity, and Industry; bis excellent reputation aa an able and sound business man and financier: hU fearless and conscientious nature; bla opposition to all schemes of corruption and dishonesty; and bis pos* session la a ao large degree of ilia confidence of capitalists and business men, at boms and abroad, seem* to point to him as the man for the boar; and 1 b&ve no doubt U nominated he will bo tri umphantly elected, and peace and good credit re stored to our beloved city. Many Cmzitta. oonoicK. 7h the Editor of The Tribunt, Cihcaoo, Juno 7.—'The base, Infamous, and damnable city ring, with Chief Colvin at its head, must he broken, and the horde of pilferers routed, at all hazards and at all risks. Tho will of the good people of this great city of ours mast not be thwarted. We must stick to St, and not yield an Inch. I think the present a parallel esse with many during (he War, wuen the reason assigned (or many good acts was, “A military necessity." X think this a civil necessity, and. If needs he, the people must take the matter In their own hands. And be fore 1 close I must say that. In my humble opinion, the man of all other men whom (ho good people of alt parties can and ought to concentrate fur tho olUce of Mayor le the lion. William It. Dur dick. Then let Boss Colvin and hie bummer ad* berente cuter the ring against him, If they dare. Duckets. UONHOB QBATU FOR MAYOR. to iht Editor of The Tribunt. Chicago, June 7,—Who la tho most available candidate to oppose Colvin In the coming Mayoral ty election! This la tho question frequently asked on our streets to-day by many people who have tho best interests of the City of Chicago at heart. I would suggest (be name of one who has been bat tling with tho corrupt Ding In the City Council for over two years—Monroe Heath. He is tbs man that should bo placed In the position. Uls knowl edge of our financial affairs would bo of (ho great est service to the present Council. Those who know him best are willing to Indorse him. What say you, guullumeo. of the Grand Council! j. a s. THE CITY-IIAIiIf. BTHBBT-CLBANIHO. The fiUb-Commlttce of six appointed (ram the Joint Committees of Streets and Alleys, to de vise means for street-cleaning with a view to economy, held a meeting yesterday afternoon la the City Clerk’s office, Aid. Throop In tho chair. Tho Chair offered the following, which was adopted, to be reported to the main Com mittee: Ordered, That tho Board of PnbUe Works bo re quested to advertise for bids for cleaning the paved streets as follows, to-wit: All of tbs paved streets la the South Division north el the south lino of Van Duron street once a week; all of the balance of paved atrecta south of Chicago avenue, cast of Hie west tine of Hoisted itrccl and north of the anuth lino of Twelfth etreet, ho cleaned once In two weeks land all of the other paved alrcela to ho denned once a month until further orders arc given by the Connell. Ordered, Thnt the Superintendent of tho Hoard of Public Works, together with the Committee on Slreeta and Alleys for tho several divisions of the city, he, and the same aro hereby, Jointly Intrusted with tho duty of keeping the streets, alleys, and dltchca in a* good order and cleanly tfommlon as possible, keeping In view our limited means for snch purposes; and that they be, and are hereby, anthorired to employ snch means and help os may be necessary to execute such work, with tbo advice of the Board of I'nhllc Works. The meeting then adjourned. ITSMS. Water-rents yesterday yielded the city $3,170. The receipts In tho license department still are small, but $202 being taken in yesterday. Herman Von Laugcn, Building Surveyor and In spector under Mike Bailey, yesterday voluntarily resigned his place, thinking that he can do better somewhere else. John Willert was appointed to tho vacancy. Mike Bailey is still at work, and says that there is about eight rookeries that must come down. Some are on Clark street and tho others on the West Side. The work of destruction will commence in a few days. The Special Committee on the petition of C. O. Dixon, claimant for the office of Aluornmn of tho Thirteenth Ward, la called to meet at H p. m. Sat urday. Aid. Ryan, Stewart. Cullcrtou, Throop, and Kirk compose (he Committee. Mayor Colvin yesterday issued an order directing Cilv- Engineer Chesbrough, as Acting Commission er of Public Works, to reinstate eX-Ald. Tom Can non as street foreman of the North Division. Can non was discharged by the Board of Public Works last Monday. A question as to the whereabouts of Colvin of Into reveals tho fact that he Is much In the * ‘ Law Department,” which is more commonly known as Egbert Jamieson’s office on LaSalle street. The City Law Department has no connection with Col vin's Law Department. Tho Finance Committee bold a session yesterday afternoon In tho onto-room of the Council Cham ber, and, according to Aid. Lcngachcr, passed upon a few bills for damages, petitions for dam ages, etc., had no discussion on finances, and did nothing thnt Is of any importance. Eyes and cars were wide open yesterday to catch tho slightest Indications of further dccopltatlons, hut no such action wos noticed. The Council, It Is said, will acquiesce in no act of Colvin’s, and his removals will amount to naught butatemnorary release from duty fur tho persons so removed. Et-Mayor Hoynn paid a short visit to the scene of his former and brief greatness as Head Magis trate of Chicago yesterday morning. As might be expected, he was not slow to give hie idea of the decision and the changes since then. Ills estima tion of the Judges who decided against him is not great. The Committee on Streets and Alloys for tho North Division, all other North-Side Aldermen, the Hoard of Public Works, and City-Engineer Chesbrongh. will meet to-morrow at Os. m. to in vestigate the recently-exposed irregularities In connection with the coostructlon of the Fullerton avenue conduit. The Committee on Streets ond Alleys for the North Division have Invited tho Finance Commit tee to accompany them on the tour of Inspection to the Fullerton avenue conduit Friday morning at 0 o'clock. Tho party will proceed to the ami make an examination as thorough as Is In their Fewer to make. Great developments are looked or. The Hon. Elliott Anthony took tho oath of ofllco yesterday, and now considers himself tho duly sp pointed, approved, and sworn Corporation Counsel of the City of Chicago. There are those who differ with Mr. Anthony In this respect, omong them Mayor Colvin, who has said that the name of John Woodbrldge was before tho Council for confirma tion. Sir. Anthony has not yet set the time whoa he will assume control of tho oQtcc. The Board of Public Works stands In exactly tho same condition as yesterday. There Is no work being done, and a temporary holiday Is being en joyed. Mr. PrlndlvlU? ami the others bate their bonds all ready, the same names being attached that were on tho old ones. If tho bonds are ap proved by tho Council Monday, affairs will progress as before the removal. Some Aldermen may be silly enough to postpone such action, but It is considered improbable. The Board of Public Works yesterday received a letter from Mr. Haxclton, who proposes to save tho city SIOO per day by applying at the Water works his patent process for decomposing water, and burning the gases in connection with coal. He stipulates that hr must have the selection of tho firemen and control of the boiler-room, and agrees to give a bond of $50,000 that ho will save the city the sum above mentioned. Mr. Prtn dlville states that, of course, a test of the Invention will have to be made before its merits can he passed upon. It may bo a good thing; Mr. Waul said so, and ho ought to know, but there was no use In talking about giving any man, except the proper officer of the city, the control of any part of the Water-Works. He thought a test would be made when the Board came to life. The promised sav ing was greater than that assured by the "smoko burner.'* lie could not say whnt compensation Mr. Uazcltou wanted for hla services and inven tion. cohubspondknce. TUG GERMAN ALDERMEN. To the Editor of The Tribunt. Chicago. June?.—'The hardest tank of the pat* riot !■ to Ignore the claims of party, and this it made still harder hy the prejudice aroused by na tionality. The Germans in the City Connell have made the most determined efforts to act for the city, and in return for their really patriotic inten tions they And themselves subjected to all manner of misrepresentation by the Slaatt-Zellung. They are accused of selling out tho Interests of Germans, and being influenced by the flattery and line words of native Americans. You can readily understand how powerful such arguments (?) as these most bo among some Germans: but for the credit of tho great majority of tho Germans who have made America their adopted country, 1 do not think that such transparent tricks can be successful. If tho Common Council docs anything wrong, the matter should bo dlscnsscd on its merits; anil if the Utaalt-Zellung, instead of confining Its remarks to pure discussion, goes beyond this and makes its appeal to the preju dices of race, it must certainly lose the influence which It has hitherto wielded among tho most In* tolUgcnt Germans of Chicago. The City Council bos commenced its work of reform with patriotic intention and substantial success. It is not ex pected that it will bo free from mistakes, but it is doing a good work, and ie cutting down tho ex penses of the city and saving a large amount of money which has been wasted. The German Aldermen hove assisted in this work, and propose to continue In their opposition to thieves and dead beats, and are not to no turned aside by the inflam matory appeals in the HlaaU’Zeltmirf to the preju dices of race. Only two classes of persons appeal to tho antip athies of race,—they are demagogues and bigots; and If the Slaatt-Zeltung is unable to cast aside its bigotry and folly, it must forever lose its standing among Intelligent Germans. 1 think lam safe in saying that the most intelligent Germans are more free from the bigotry of race than any other civil ized people; they arc less influenced by the argu mcnlura ad homfnem, and are more free to recog nize merit irrespective of nationality than other people; and If the StaalfZeUung wishes to earn and deserve the contempt of its intelligent readers it will certainly obtain it by its present con temptible course. E, Puis. ALD. SMITH. 7b the Editor of The Tribune. Chicago, JnnoT.—ln Justice toAld. Whlteallow mo to rectify the atatoment made in yesterday*# TninuNß. referring to the troubles existing between him and me. I will state as far as 1 know thera is no foundation for the assertion that my friend Aid. White has hired any bully of the Tenth Ward to put mo out of existence. Neither do I wish the readers of The Tninusa to entertain the idea that I started tho investigation of the Tenth Ward election re turns knowing that bo was tho instigator of tho change, although such was tho information derived from the evidence, whether done willfully or wrongfully or to rectify a mistake I will not say: but if Aid. Whlto has taken exception to aforesaid Investigation I shall consider him criminally con nected. A just man never fears. 1 will state fur ther that In case any threats of violence are offered by Aid. White on account of the position 1 have taken In the Council, lie will certainly show very Sour manners; neither will fad Intimidate me a par cle in tho performance of my sworn duties. Re spectfully, AUJ. SMITH. How lie Screwed Him Up. Jackton (MHt.) Pilot. Jim has been working in tbo country, ami, on coming to town, waa regaling his friends with bis experience on the corner. “ You know do man what 1 went toworkwldf Well, you see be told me he would do better by mo dan any of hla neighbors was doin’ by dcr bans', ho would givo do third of do crap, and 1 flue myself. Well, you sch 1 went to church and gits ’oualntcd wld do neighbor’s bans. Dart Air. Washington, ho is workin’on young Hilly Smith’s place, and he’s gittln’ de fourth, aud Uud hlssclf; and dora Mr. Llnkum. he’s wurkin’ ou old man Junes’ place, •ml Is gittln 1 de ami Is found bcrsldes. Well, ycr see, when X gits home, and was awurkln’ In do crap, I got to studyln*. and do more I studied do more 1 come to do conclusion dat de third wasn’t gwlue to do me. So I goes to de boss aud says J—l says, ‘ you told mu you vu agwlne to do better by me dan any de neighbors was by dere bans.’ lie says he’s been talkin’ to ’em, and dsl be was, aud 1 says dal X'so been havin' some constipation wld do neighbors’ bans myself. Dnt Smith’s bans was gittln' de fourth, and Jones' bans was git tin’ de Jifth and found, and I wasn’t gwlne to stand no third. So he says we would reslnge de old one, uud make a new contract, and we bot come to town ’fore ’Sijuiru Uoblusou and made It; here's de paper now. and data de way / (erased him uis Co Vu d« fourth. I tell you what’s de fact, Joys: you cau’t (rust one of deu white folks.” Aud Jim mounted his mule and rode off. AMUSEMENTS. THE APOLLO CLUB CONCEHT, That tho deserved testimonial concert to Mr, Tomlins to-night has aroused an Interest that htt not been excited by any musical event during tbs past season, Is evidenced by the extraordinary ad* vance sale of scats. Unquestionably this Is larceli duo to tho popular price of tho tickets in propor tion to the attractions offered—such stars as carl and Milts not often being found to twinkle for the small Inducement of a dollar. It Is apparent, how ever, that tho chief Interest centres in tho choral numbers which will introduce Mr. Tomlins to tl<« (iibllc In a now character as a conductor, and tc« la ability oa a leader of a mixed chorus. If in equals tne expectations formed of him, U '« nut too much to expect that his success will raise a standard of choral mnslcwhtch will advance the art to a higher perfection than it has yet attaint ed In this city. The programme'has been admira bly arronged W dlsnlny all the qualities of an ex acting nature whlih it is possible to demand oft mixed chorus, and tho only doubt Is whether ft many varieties of choral singing can be well dom by a chorus which has been in drill for such a shell time as the one which has volunteered to assist Mr. Tomlins. It will have a superb audience to ex hibit before, Judging from the appearance of ihi “box sheet.” although many good scatsyet re main, and It Is the purpose of the managenenf to put In several hundred extra chairs In cho>:i locutions In tho hall, which will nut he reserved ai all, but may bo occupied by those who arc fortu nate enough to arrive early, so no one wanting M hear the concert need remain away, for even nftej the regular scaling capacity of McCormick Hall Ii sold room for nearly A thousand more people caa he provided. The programme—lncluding eight mixed choruses,. two male choruses, and one female chorus, beside two numbers by Cary ant five numbers by Mills—has already been given, and 1s worthy the occasion. To prevent contusion In seating the audience, those holding cuupoi tickets In sections A, U. F arc rcqncatcdto entet by the north entrance to the hall; those In G to U by the south entrance. JAItRETT «fc PALMER. Sanrnaxcisco, Cal., June?.—Manager Bert, d Wade’s Opera-House, brings suit against tin leasees of the California Theatre and Jarrell J Palmer for SIO,OOO for enticing from his cmploj William Voegllln, a scenic nrllsl. to assist (hem It the representation of “ Henry V.” 11c also sue* Vocgtlln for $20,000 for breach of contract. Last evening Jarrell it Palmer presented Hank Small, engineer of No. 140, n handsome gold med al. purclmHcd In New York with the intention, of giving It to the engineer who should miwt merit It, jUARICIACUN. HAINES—JACKSON—On Wednesday evening. Juno 7. at the residence of the bride's undo, 80l Wabash avenue, by tho Rev. Edward Sullivan, E. 11. Haines and Willie 1., youngest daughter ol Mrs. William Jackson. No cards. gJUATJia.S, lIAHTWKLL—June 7, of congestion of thl brain, Uerthn, dnugeter of Peter and Annlu Hart* well, aged 21 months. Funeral by carriages to Calvary Juno 8, at 11 o'clock. CLAUK—In this city. June 7, 1870. Willie, sot of Robert and Rebokah Clark, age lit years. Funeral from No. 145 South Jefferson street, to* day, Bth Inst., at 2 o'clock p. m., by carriages (4 Gracclnnd Cemetery. GANG—In this city, on the 7th Inst., Charles It. Gnno, son of Daniel and Nannie M. Gono, aged XI years. Funeral on Friday at 1:30 p. m. from the rcsl* dunce of his parents, £OS West Jackson street. ARNOLD—At Waukegan, June 0. of diphtheria. Willie H. Arnold, only eon and child of \v. H. ana F. E. Arnold, need (1 years and 10 months. Funeral at residence In Waukegan, Thursday, June 8, at 2p. m. Friends of family invlt» «»♦ POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS. FIRST WARD. Tho First Ward Republican club meets this even* log at tho Sherman House Club rooms, at 7:30 p. m. Every member Is oarueslly requested to at* tend. AUCTION SALES. By Will. A. BUTTISUS «& GO., Auctioneers, 118 and 120 Wabash-av. BETTERS A CO.'S REGULAR TRADE SALE STAPLE & FANCY DRY GOODS, Regular Hade Clothing, FnrnistilDg Goods, Parasols, Straw Goods, Eats, Gaps, Soots and Shoes. THURSDAY MORNING, June it :30 o'clock, at their Auction JtouniH, UHnnd 120 Wabash-nv. RDTTERSA CO.'S EEC UEAR SATURDAY SALS Honsefioll Parnlto, Carjets. OEOOKEEY, GLASSWARE, &o. Also, 100 Black Walnut Centre-Tables. At sales rooms, 118 and 120 Wabash-av., Saturday, Juno 10, 0:30 o'clock a. m. WM. A. PUTTERS & CO.. Auctioneers. SOUTH PARK BOULEVARD PROPERTY. ELEGANT HOMESTEAD, Two Handsome Dwellings and Lots, 24 RESIDENCE LOTS fronting bn the Boulevard, Calumet, and Forrest* ovs., bet. Thirty-seventh and Thlrty-clghth-sts., ■A.T A.X7OTIO3Sr, Wednesday Afternoon, Juno 14, '7O. Sale on the ground at 3 o'clock. For particulars see plats now ready at our ofllco, 118 and 120 Wabash-nv. \VM. A. HUTTBna & CO.. Auctioneers. . By G. P. GOltii «& CO., 08 and TO Wubash-av. On Thursday, June 8. at 0:30 o’clock, we shall offer extra inducements to purchasers in Parlor ami Chamber Sets In every style. Book-Cases, Ward robes, Walnut Bedsteads and Bureaus, .Marble and Wood-top Tables, Lounges, Easy Chairs, Mat tresses. .Springs, Rocking-Chairs, 1 (nil Trees, What-Nots, Show-Cases, Parlor and Oillce Desks, Baby Carriages, Oilcloth Carpets. Refrigerators, Ice-Chests, etc. At 11 o'clock, Carriages, Bug gies, and Harnesses. GEO. F. GORE & CO.. Auctioneers. On Saturday. June 10, at 9 o'clock, 15 ORATES CROCKERY, IN OPEN LOTS, Yollow and Rockingham Ware, Glassware, Household Furniture. AT 10 O’CLOCK*, Parlor and Chamber Seta, Sofas, Lounges, Walnnl Bedsteads and Bureaus, Marble-Top Tables. Hall Trees, Easy Chairs, Extension Tables, Mirrors. Baby Carriages, Ice Cheats, Mattresses, Springs, Carpets, Parlor and Oillce Desks, Show Cases, Oil Cloth. At 11 o'clock—Carriages, Buggies, and Harnesses. GEO. P. GOHKACO., Auctioneers. .A.T lO O’CLOCK, 6,000 Ills of South American Hair, for whom it may concern, damaged by Are and water. Sold without reserve. By I3LISON, PUMI3KOY CO., Auctioneers, 81 and 8(1 Itandolph-st. Friday’s Rale, Juno 9, at 9:30 a. in., An immense display NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE And HOUSEHOLD GOODS. Elegant Parlor Suits, -Chamhei* Sets, a full line Moquet, Brussels, ana Wool Carpels. Bedsteads, Bureaus, Wardrobes. Oillce and Library Desks, Crockery, Glass and Plated Ware, General Merchandise, Ac., Ac. The entire furniture private residence. Attend this sale for bargains. Only auction sale this week. ELISON, PQMEHOY A CO. By JAS. I*. MeNAi>IAKA & CO. 117 Wabash-nv., N. W. cor. Madlsuii-at. 500 LOTS BOOTS AND - SHOES AT AUCTIOM, Thursday Morning. June 8, at U:3O o’clock. JAH.P. McNAMAHA A CO.. Auctioneers.^ HIIBIUFF’S BALK , To-dar, Wednesday. Juna «. at io o'clock a. m.. «l Furniture, Carpets, nodding, oil Cloth. Mirrors. Coun ters, ami every description of Household Goods, at M • Mftflh-av. IcaUoiet. Ac. WILLIaH FOGARTY. Deputy Bherjff^ BAIIV'CAUUMAGEB.~~~ .... n M pa» a CARRIAGES. 4 wheels, 14.50, I U H ■ ■ m# worth 17, up to the finest made UII U V at $25. Bend fur 1)1- fata- HU Id H b’KUe. EXPOSITION BAZAAR, UflBW I 205 W. iiadUou-st., cor Green. 7 CON FECTIOIVEUV» m m ■ CELEBRATED throughout ■ I JB Dllllf the Union—expresacd to all I nHI Ilf paiU. Ifc and upward at llftlllll I 25. 40, 60c per t>. Addreas UnilU I orders OUNTUKK, CoofcC* W " " uoaer, Chicago.

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