Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 17, 1876, Page 5

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 17, 1876 Page 5
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' POLITICAL. Address of the Liberals to the People of the United States. What Should Be the Qualifications of a Presidential Candidate. No Presidential Nomination, but the Platform lias a Brio- . towisli Tingo. Cullom Forging Far Ahead in the Gubernatorial Race. The Feeling in Chicago Remains Strong Against Beveridge. Trying to. Compromise Matters in the First Ward. NATIONAL POLITICS. THE LIBERALS. XDJODRKHBNT. Special Ditpaicft to The Tribune. NSW Tors, Mav 10.—Tho Independent No form Conference in this city finished its deliber ations to-day, and adjourned without day. It eft os the result of Its work an Executive Com mittee having Carl flehurz as its head and com posed of tho Business Committee of the Con ference, together wlth'reprcscntativo men to be selected from different States of tho Unions also, Alt ADDRBSS TOTIIB AMERICAN PEOPLE, calling upon patriots to support tho reform movement and old ln.sccurlng a reform Presi dent. Resolutions taking a strong position for Civil Service reform were unanimously adopted. Carl Sclmrz snd T. W. Hlggtnson discussed the best way of giving tho movement weight with the country. Sidney Thomas offered a resolution putting forward Charles Fronds Adams as a candidate, but It was rejected, the sentiment of tho Con ference being In favor of naming no man, but of looking first to the Republican Convention for a candidate,’ second to the Democratic Con vention, and, 17 DOTH TAILED to giro tho country a reform candidate, then to nominate an Independent Reform ticket. The day was marked by even greater interest and enthusiasm than tbo session on Monday. Tba approval of the work of Carl Sctmrz and bis colleagues on tho Business Committee in forming tbo address to tho people was shown by the manner with which it was received. The utmost quiet reigned, broken only by the warm applause which greeted every strong point and happy phrase. The frequency' of these outbursts showed that tho Conference welcomed the address as a production honoring alike the men who drafted it and the Conference which demanded it. The significance of tho Cen tennial epoch in politics woo forcibly expressed, and mingled with thoughts of what this Republic once was, what It was intended to be. and what It now la. Tho Conference applauded tho assertions that the people are sound ana strong at the core; that national obligations must bo fulfilled and tho curse of an irredeemable paper currency removed; that the time bos como when it is a question of life and death; that a corrupt monarch may live by the rule of force, but a corrupt republic cannot en dure; that too will of tho people baa been subju gated to the ends of political mercenaries through (be cultivation of a tyrannical party spirit TUB KBBN WOBD3 which wore used to point oat tho men whom tho Reformers would not support for the Presidency awakenodnrolongcd applause and shouts of appro bation. The hope expressed that tho Reform ers weald not be obliged by tho two old parties to Start a third and independent movement was re ceived with evident satisfaction. Tho unanimous adoption of the address followed as a matter of course. In tho discussion that followed Carl Bchurz said that the weight ond breadth of the movement did not depend entirely upon the names appended to tho address. The virtue of the cause was in tho cause Itself. CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS. JR.. km loudly called for, and responded in a brief speech, which was so forcible and outspoken that It made a strong Impression on the Conference. Ho wanted an honest Government and honest money. He bad come to tell the Republican party that, if It desired the support of the independents, It could set that support by tho nomination of Secretary Bristow. Mach applause followed this somewhat Bncxpccted declaration of the son of Charles Fran* di Adams, and somebody exclaimed: “Wouldn’t Charles Francis Adams do as wullT" If the lie* publicans passed by Bristow, Mr. Adams said ho would act with the Democratic party if it supported Tildcn; if these alternatives tailed, ho would ad* vacate an Independent reform ticket, which ut least would give them tho satisfaction of a con science-vote. PARKE GODWIN believed that a new reform party might be the only conscience party of this campaign, but it would be the victorious party of another campaign. It would be better first to look to other parties. If they did not offer the country an honest man, tho reformers would bo wise and strong enough to getsucb a man for themselves. DORMAN D. BATON stirred op much enthusiasm on Civil Service re form, and Introduced strong resolutions on tho subject, which were adopted. ■ ■ HENRY RANDALL WAITS laid: “Wo do not want Mortons, Conkllngs, and Pendletons in politics. Wo want mon like Charles Francis Adams." The loudest cheering of tho session followed this mention of tho name of Mr. Adams. It began in tho New England side of tho sail, and spread quickly. ADD&naa to the people. 3b the WetUm Associated Prtit. New York, May 10.—The gentlemen who net .In tho Fifth Avenue Hotel yesterday to confer upon tho present political situation, with special regard to the Presidential campaign, re sumed their session this morning, the Rev. Dr. "Woolsey presiding. The President announced that the Committee on Address, appointed yes terday, was ready to report, and Immediately Carl Sehurt arose and read tin/following .. ADDRESS TO TUB AMERICAN PEOPLE.* Fxllow.Citizens: A conference of citizens as sembled In Now York, sincerely desiring to servo the beat interests of tho American people, beg leave to submit to your candid consideration the following appeal: A national election is approach ing under circumstances of peculiar significance. Never before in oar history bos the public mind been ao profoundly agitated by apprehensions of dangers arising from tho prevalence of corrupt tendencies and practices in our polllicsUife, and Sever has there been greater reason for U. Wo will not desphiy hero in detail the distressing cata logue of disclosures which for several years have followed one another in rapid succoeeion, and eeem to have left scarcely a single sphere of our political life untouched. The records of courts, of State Legislatures, and of tho National Congress speak with terrible plainness, and still they are adding to the scandalous exhibition. THEN AND NOW. WUU each a state of tilings would, under any . afcumstances, appear most deplorable, It la pe« tulUrJy so at the present moment. Wo are about |p celebrate the one.hundrcdtß birthday of our na jioaal existence. Wo have invited the nations of {ns earth on this great anniversary to visit our ana, and to witness the evidence of our material r l^ rCM » as well ■ as the working and effects of that republican Government which a century ago cur fathers founded. The most inspiring memo* res of our post history aru rising' up Jboforo os In M*w glow of life, forcing upon us a comparison •* what this Republic was once, what It was in tended to be,(and what It is now; and upon this wo aave challenged the Judgment of civilised man- with our own. There is much of ,wuicb every American cltlsen baa reason to be proud,—an energy and thrift, a power of thought ■hd action, a progressive spirit Which, In mugnlfl. oeace of result, have outstripped all precedent and anticipation. A history abounding In lllustra «Jons of herloe patriotism, fortitude, and wisdom, a greater freedom from foreign wars and revolutionary changes of Government anaa moet other nations can boast of, our llepub ne.-bat a century old, and Just Issued from the ••“7 Brest civil conflict we have bad to deplore, so •trong In resources snd organisation that it stands rathe foremost rank of the great powers of the aartbt and yet, with all these splendid leiulw on -, w . r ‘ 1 ' it cannot be denied that. at no pertou dur “a the century now behind us, have the American be«n Use satisfied with themselves. That etnteauW anniversary of the Declaration of Indu psnuvnce, being in so many respects to all Amcrl cans a day of sincerest pride and rejoicing, Is felt other respects not without seU-roprosch humiliation. Of this, the corruption revealed la ouruulitical life Is the cause. : /to tbs honor of the American people be it said. 2***7 patriotic citUea feels the burning shame of ** spectaci# preseated ia the centennial year there the mementoes end monuments of the vlr taet of the put, end here the ■ hocking evidences of the demoralization end corruption of the present; there the plowing eulogies prononnced nn the wisdom end purity of the fathers, end here in mocking contrast the verdicts of courts end records of legislative bodies, Illustrating the political mor* els of to-day, end this before ell manKlod solemnly summoned u e witness to the exhlhltonnnd a guest to the feast. Never was there cansu for keener mortification, and keenly does It strike every patri otic heart. TUB RBMBDT. Dow can wa avert such dangers and wipe off such abamot Dy proving that, although the Government machinery has become corrupt the great body of the people ore sound and strong at the core, and that they are honestly determined to reform the abuses of our political life, and to overthrow at any cost the agencies of evil that stand in tbo way. Only inch an effort, woll-dJrcotcd and sternly per severed In until success Is assured, will save the Sood name of the nation, prevent the prevailing Iscoso from becoming fatal, and restore to Its old strength tbo faith of oar own people in their Insti tutions, At the impending national election various ques tions of great Importance will bo submitted to our ladmncnt The settlement of thodvll War ns consti tutionally fixed must bo conscientiously maintained, and nt tbo tame time the Government strengthened In the general confidence by tho strict observ ance of constitutional principles, and tbo old brotherhood of tho people revived by a policy of mutnal justice and conciliation. Our solemn and often-repooted pledge, faithfully to discharge all national obligations, must bo fulfilled, not only by tbc payment of the principal and Interest of our bonucudobt when due, bat also tho removal, not later than the’ time provided by existing law, of tho cause of our redundant irredeemable paper currency, Which not only Impedes tho return of true prosperity, but has also largely contributed 1 6 the existing demoralization. WHAT 18 WAMTBD. These are grave questions, and there are more wo might touch, were It our purpose to lay down a com- Filelo political platform; but grave as they are. still, n onr present situation, wo most os American citi zens, recognise It aa our most pressing duty to re establish tho moral character of our Government and to .elevate the tone of our political life. Honest government Is tho first con dition of enduring national prosperity, power, and freedom. Without the elementary virtues of po litical, as well as social life, decay will outstrip our progress. Onr discussions and struggles about other great questions and principles will appear like o mockery and farce If wo permit our public concerns to drift Into that rnlnous anarchy which corruption must necessarily bring In its train, be cause It destroys the confidence of people in their self-government the greatest calamity that can befall a republic. It la a simple question of life or death. A corrupt monarchy may last by tbo rule of force. A CORRUPT REPUBLIC CANNOT SNDURB. It is useless to console ourselves with the Idea that tho corruption among us must bo ascribed solely to tho immediate effects of the Civil War, and will, without an effort nt reform, soon pass away. There In another conso which is not transitory, but threatens to become permanent. It U tho system which has made tho offices of tho Gov* eminent the mere sport of party victory; tho sys* tem which distributes the places of trust and re sponsibility oa the reward of party service and tho bounty of favoritism; tho system which appeals to (ho mean Impulses of selfishness and greed as a controlling motive of political action; the system which degrades tho civil service to the level of a more party agency, and treating the officer as tho hired servant of tho party and taxing him for party support, stimulates corruption, and places It under party protection; the system which brings tho or ganisation of the parties nndor the control of tho most selfishly Interested, and therefore most active, element,— the place-holders and the place hunters.—thus tending to organise a standing army of political mercenaries, to bo paid out of the Treasury of the Government, who, by organized action, endeavor to subjugate tho will of the pen fla to their ends, through tho cultivation of a yrsnnlcal party spirit. fnit sport’s btstbm. Every etndent of our political history knows that since tuc spoils system was inaugurated corruption has steadily grown from year to year, and so long as this system lasts, with all Its seductions and de moralizing tendencies, corruption will continue to grow in extent and power, for patriotism ood true merit will more and more be crowded out of politi cal life by unscrupulous selfishness. Tho War has only given a sudden stimulus to this tendency, bat without thcwaritwouldhavcgrown up, and will not cease to grow as long os the hotbed of corruption,' the spalls system, lasts. Tbo skill in corrupt practices acquired by one gcncrafon of fpoil-men will only be Improved up on by tbo next. Tbo result wo know. Wo have already reaped so great a harvest of disaster and shame that, wo repeat. It has now become tbo first duty of the American people to re-establish the moral character of tho Government by thorough reform. HONE9TT TUB WATCHWOBO. What can wo do toward this end In tho Impend ing nations! election! In this respect, fellow-citi zens, we consider It our duty to speak very plain ly. Never were tho cause of good Government and the honor of tho American name more Imme diately dependent on the character, ability, and reputation of the men to be selected for the high est offices/ In view of tho grave circumstances at f resent surrounding us, wo declare that tbecoun* ry cannot now afford to have any man elected to the Presidency whoso very nemo Is not conclusive evidence of the most uncompromising determina tion of the American people to tnake this a pure Government once more. Our duty In this respect Is plain and Imperative. Tho worn out clap-trap of fair promises In party platforms will not satisfy It; neither will these 'line Srofeasions on tho part of candidates, ot more words are needed, but acta; not mere platforms but men; and wo therefore declare and call upon all good citizens to Join us, (hat at the coming Presidential election we shall support no candidate who, in public position, over counten anced corrupt practices or combinations, impeded their exposure or punishment, or opposed neces sary measures of reform, wo shall support no candidate who. while possessing official tnaoenco ond power, lias failed to use his opportunities In exposing and correcting abuses coming within the reach of bis observation, but for personal and party ends has permitted them to fester on; fur such men may bo counted on not to uncover and crash cor ruption, but far the party s*ke merely to conceal it more. thorough reform. Wo shall support no candidate, however con spiclous his position or brilliant his ability. In whom tho impulses of the party managers have shown themselves predominant over Chose of tho reformer, for ho will bo inclined to continue that fundamental abuse: tho employment of tho Gov ernment tervicu as e machinery far pcne-ftl or party ends. Wo shall support no candidate who, however favorably jndgedbybls nearest friends. Is not publicly known to possess those qualities of mind andcharacter which the ntern task of genu ine reform requires, for the American people can not now afford to risk the future of tho Republic in experiments.on .merely supposed virtue or ru mored ability, to bo trusted on tho strength of private recommendation. In one word, at present, no candidate should bo held entitled to tho support of patriotic citizens of whom the ■ question may fairly bo ashed, “Is ho really too man to carry through a thorough-going reform of the Government! Can ho with certainty be depended upon to possess the moral courage and sturdy reso lution to grapple with abuses which have acquired the strength of established custom, and to this end firmly ruaist the »prcsuro, oven of his party friends?" Whenever there Is room for such ques tion, and doubt ns to the onswer, the candidate should bo considered unfit for this emergency. This is no Umo for so-called availability spring ing from distinction gained on fields of action for eign to the duties of Goveynment, nor for that far maro dangerous sort of availability which consists in this—that the candidate bo neither so bud as to repel good clUzoni, nor so good as to discourage the bad ones. Passive virtue in tho highest place bos too often been known to permit tho growth of active vice bcluw. The man to bo intrusted with tho Presidency this year must have deserved nut only the confidence of honest men, but also TUB FEAR AND UATHEO OF TUB THIEVES. Uo who manages to conciliate the thieves cannot bo thu candidate, Byery American citizen, who has the future of the Republic and the national honor slnccrly at heart, should solemnly resolve that the country mast now have a President whose numo Is already a watchword‘of reform: whose capacity and courage for the work are matters of record rather than of promise; who will restore tho simplicity, independence, and rectitude of the early Administrations, ind whose lifu will boa guarantee of his fidelity and fitness—a mao at tho mere sound of whoso name, even, the most dis heartened willtako now courage, and alt mankind will say the Americans are indeed in. earnest to restore tho ancient purity of their Government. THEREFORE, Pcilow-citlzens, the undersigned in addressing you, are not animated by the ambition to former load a now party. Moat of ns have long been, and still are, warmly attached to their party associa tions. It would be most gratifying to us to see. by party action, candidates put forward whose char acter and record answer these requirements, which present circumstances render imperative. We earnestly hope and trust it will bo ao. We shall n follow such a lead, and make every effort ’ power to render it successful. But while wo are ready to accept any and every good result of puny action, wo atnria that the moral reform of ofar public concerns is infinitely superior In lm- Krtance to the Interests of *uy poiltletl party, ad to promote that reform through party action, wo shall insist upon it at all events. Should parly action faiT experience teaches us that the habitual submission of gop«j (itlzens to choice of evils pre sented to them by party organisations is one of the most prolific causes of cwfyupßuuin our poli tics. Tho acceptance by the people .of the argu ment that one party may be bad and •till entitled to tho support of good men because the other party is stilt worse, will Induce each to consider bow bad it muy safely be. it will strengthen in each the most unscrupulous elements and subject the will of the people to the subtile tyranny of organiza tions wielded by those who live by politics. To break that tyranny by a stern refusal to sub mit to such a choice of evils la the first beginning In tho reform of our political life. Without this all other steps will prove unavailing, We shall sincerely rejoice to see the necessity of ipdo- Bandent action avoided. We earnestly hope that i« efforts to this end, being made by (befriends of reform within parly limn, will he crowned with success, and that the just expectations of the peo* Sle may not bo doomed to disappointment. In eed -wo aro confident that If all times of our fellow citizens who in their hearts agree with what we have said, will only take tho courage openly to proclaim their convictions and purposes, such a manifestation alone would produce an effect sufficient to secure nominations, aud an election inaugurating a better order of tillage. m VIiUL AI'PBAL. We, theycCoys, appeal to all good citizens who tad their own expressed In this address, THE# CHICAGO TRIBUNE: < "WEDNESDAY. -MAY*'!?, 18W, he they Inside or-ontslde of party lines, to organize In their respecting districts and communicate with (ha Executive Committee appointed at this meet ing, so that efficient co-operation may become pos sible. Let no nffort Ist spared In bringing the In fluence of patriotic public opinion to bear upon those who, In tbo customary way. are soon to nom inate the party candidates; end then, In any event, let ns bo ready to do what the best Interests of the Republic demand. Our generation has to open the second century of our na tional life, as the father* opened the first Theirs was tbo work of independence. Oars Is the work of reformation. The one Is as vita] now as the other was them Now, as than, evonr true Amer ican must have the courage to do his duly. Cxm. Bcttunz, Missouri, Chairman. Martin lliiimmeu, Massachusetts. L. F. 8, Foster, Connecticut I’Amtß Godwin, Now York. Jouk W. Hott, Wisconsin. Published hr order of Uiu Conference. Signed by Theodore I). Woolsoy, President, the Vice-Presi dent*, and Secretaries. Tbo address was received with great applause, and, without discussion, was unanimously adopted. Tbo following resolution was offered by Mr. Hcborz: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Jletoleed, That an Executive Committee be ap pointed by the Chair, consisting of the present Easiness Committee, with power to add to their number *t least one from each State in the Union as far as practicable, and that this Committee bo directed to nse all proper means to carry ont tho purposes Indicated In the address to-day. Adopted, and also to reconvene thin Conference or a larger meeting of a similar character If cir cumstances require it CIVIL BBRVTCK REFORM. The following (s the full text of the Civil Service resolution which was offered by Mr. Dorman U. Baton, and unanimously adopted by the Confer ence: Jleeolced, That we believe and shall insist that In the present condition of public opinion and public affairs it is wise policy looking to tho immediate future, os it is also an Imperative duty on tho part of any party socking to control tho Fed eral Administration, to distinctly pledge itself, both In its platform end In the character of Its candidates, to promptly enter and vigorously carry rorwsra such a thorough and systematic reform of the Civil Service as wlllbrlng tbo several departments of tho Federal Government within their true sphere under the Constitution, and restore honor and efficiency to official life, and we maintain that no reform of UieClvll Service can bo cither satisfactory or perma nent which does not proceed upon such defined and open methods; and that while allowing the party In power a representation of Its opinion and policy in all appropriate places, docs not at the same time provide and enforce plain and uniform regula tions under which persons of public character and capacity shall hava the opportunity of securing the places which favoritism and partisanship, In ab sence of such methods and regulations. are almost sure to command, it being the Intended effect of a true reform of tho Civil Service to limit the excesses of partisan andmcrccnary domination in our politics In the same degree that personal worth aud Inde pendence will be honored and protected. CIUJILM PIIANCI3 ADAMS, Jit. Lend calls were made for Charles Francis Adams. Jr., and, as ho stood un to speak, ho was greeted with great applause, lie said: “This conference differs from others that I have attended for tbo past eight Tears. They only bod u vague idea why they assembled; bat our address, grand and magnificent, sets forth why wo arc here, and what our objects are. Now, I tell you what I want. Iwantapulltl cal and financial return to honest government, and honest money. [Cheers.] There are two great political bodies in this country, with either of whom I can act cheerfully, providing they nomi nate men who will suit my Ideas, ana who will bo above reproach. I belong to tbo floating or Indc sundent5 undent voters of the country. Among the Presi lentlal candidates there Is one whose name elands unblemished before the country to-day, and by nominating him the Republican party will gain tbo vote of every honest man, and that man Is Secretary Bristow. [Ap plause. ] The good old memories of the war ora dying ont. and the people cannot bo fright ened into supporting any candidate. Among the Democratic party, also, there is one man skilled In political life, a gentleman of well-known character and high standing—Gov, Tildcn—whom If they nominate I will support as the next best tiling to Bristow. [Cheers.] If good men are not nomi nated by cither party, then we will put forward a candidate of onr own. Thank heaven, this is no hard-eider campaign, nor a singing nor wood chopping campaign. In this Centennial year 1 only ask to stand op and vote and be counted." OTHER SPEECHES. Parke Godwin, cx-Presldent Hopkins, Dorman B. Eaton. Prof. \V« (»M Sumner, and others also spoke in full sympathy with the address. ,*n mvr.vh.^*B NO CANDIDATE. Sydney Thomas, of Chicago, moved that the Con* fcrenco recommend to tho consideration of hath parties and of the people of the country tho name of Charles Francis Adams. [Applause. ] Mr. Eaton offered a substitute that tho Confer ence make no Presidential nomination, and the substitute was adopted. Mr. Schurz thou moved that the Conference ad* joum sine die, saying ho hoped all would leave with tho consciousness of having- done something to moke tho national election of ISTUnotan worthy the memories of the Centennial year. Adopted, and the Conference adjourned. Tho Executive Committee this afternoon remain ed In session about an hour, and decided to com municate with all States not represented at the Conference, in reference to the selection of gentle men wlio shall compose tho Managing Committee. They made no selections of member*, and will not probably do so for several days. One prominent gentleman from each Statu will be added to the Committee. CONTENTIONS TO-DAY. INFLATION. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Indianapolis, Ind., May 10.—' Tho Indo pendent National Convention will contain about 500 delegates. This evening delegates or representatives from 31 States bad reported, and four or flvo more were expected to-morrow. Neither Cooper nor Opdykc, of New York, will be here, and Thomas J. Du rant, of Washington, or Oen, Single ton, of Illinois, will be permanent Chairman. The most prominent candidates for President are William Alien. Judge Davis, and Alexander Campbell, of Illinois, in the order named. Tho State Executive Committee to-day filled vacancies on the State ticket as follows: Governor, A. Wolcott: Lieutenant-Governor, Richard Gregg, of Dearborn County: Auditor of Stats, Uriah Conison, of Sullivan county, vice Bundy, resigned; Judge of tho Supremo Court, Third District, W; A. Pccle, of Wayno County, vice Lindsay, resigned. To the Western Anodattd Prtit. Indianapolis, lad., MoylU.— Between 2oo and 300 delegates to tho Independent National Conven tion arrived to-day, claiming to represent twenty one States. Other delegations are expected to ar rive to-night At an Informal meeting hold to-night the ques tion of the postponement of the nomination of u Presidential ticket until after the Cincinnati and St Louis Conventions are hold, was freely dis cussed. A few Eastern delegates favor postpone ment while tho largo majority uro for immediate action. The Convention will meet at 10 o'clock to-mor row, but the nominations will not be made till Thursday. Tho Control Committee of Indiana to-day placed tho lion. Anson Wolcott in nomination tor Gov ernor, vice Landers, declined, and nominated Richard Gregg, of Decatur County, for Lieutenant Governor: Uriah Coulson, of BuUlvan County, for Auditor of Bute, and Judge Peelo for Supremo Judge in tho Fourth District, vice Lindsay, de clined. Thu convention for the nomination of candidates for Congress in this district adjourned until the 6th of August. THE OHIO DEMOCKACT. Cincinnati, 0., Muy 111.—Thu political situation to-night is unchanged. Thurman's friends are still confident that they will curry the Convention, or. falling in this, will at least secure an unpledged delegation to the National Convention. Tho meeting called for to-night In tho interest of ex-Oov. Alien was addressed by tho Hun. 8. F. Cary and othersln fovorof a repeal of the Resump tion act, tho abolition of National Banks, and kin dred topics, but took no other action relative to tho programme to-morrow. The platform is in doubt. and beyond tho proba bility of a clause favoring 100 repeat of the resump tion act, but I|U|e can be paid of it. Tho friends pf both Allen and Thurman arc very industrious 10-ulght, hut Thurman's friends appear roost confident of carrying tho Convention, and claim they are steadily gaining followers. TENNESSEE. Sptcial IHepatch to The TrtSutu, Nasuvilui, 'Team. May 10,—Contrary to expec tations this Slate will bo pretty fully represented at the Republican Convention by very fail delega tions, A caucus to-night decided not to instruct the delegatee te the Cincinnati Convention, and notto nominate a Republican candidate for Gov ernor until after the meeting of thu two National Conventions. Interest centres in Bristow end Morton, about equally divided between the two. Tho contest Id thjs resppet Is hot to-night, aqda lively Convention is expected. A large number of Federal office-holders iu delegations, with proxies, aro working, with some exceptions, hard for Mor ton. IJuslut’M-tuon and non-politicians are all for Bristow, apdsay his nomination is necessary to tho salvation of tho pfirtyßqißh. Hayes Is frequently mentioned, Blaine occasionally. Tho But Tennessee delegates aro generally fur tho nomination of Bristow at Cincinnati, but tho impression obtained is that thu dolvgatca to thu National Convention will go uninstructcd. THE IOWA DEMOCRACY. Special Diipateh to The Tribune. DbsMoinks, la.. Way It).—The prospect la that tho Democratic State Convention to-morrow will bo thin. It le thu general opinion to-night that but ono Convention will be held, and that a Slate tick et will be nominated to-morrow. MABBAOIIUSET TS. TUB DISTRICT CONVENTIONS. Special Odpatch to The Tribune. Bostom, Mass., May 10.—The Conventions to day followed tho lino of the State Convention and the other District Conventions that have £ recoded It, The moat advanced ground was iken In the Eighth District in convention at Kvwtou. where (ho right of bolting was re affirmed. There were Tfl delegates present, and on the formal ballot, Jas, llusscll Lowell had 53 and Jas. Freeman Chirko had 44. It was moved that Messrs. Clarko and Lowell he declared the choice of the Convention by 'acclamation. This n« opposed by Jfr. B. Wood, of IlollUUm, who declared Mr. Clarke to be inch ft politician that ho could not tru*t hi" Interests with him, for ho sup ported Judge Thomas fbr Congress to Dll the va cancy caused by the appointment of Charles Francis Adams as Minister to England. Hr. Clarke was warmly defended by Rato* Howe,Matthew Howies, and George W. Morrill. Mr. Wood replied that he might bo a good mam bat be was very crotchety, and be wouldn't rote for a crotchety man. Doth were chosen unanimously on the next ballot. Doth are pronounced Urlfttow men. In the Fifth District James M. flhute, ofSomer ▼Hie, and John F. Dwlnell, of Winchester, were chosen, both unpledged or ancosunilted, bat with Dlalno tendencies. In the First District the Standard says that Will* lam T. Davis, IsaULslno man, and that Robert T. Davis, his colleague, though uncommitted, leans In the aamc direction. MISCEIitAirEOUS. PBMDI.ETON. Special XHipatch to Tht Tribune. New York, May 10.—Hlcslcr Clymer Is report ed, upon undoubted authority as saying that the charges against Pendleton arc an unmitigated out rage. Danforth, a Republican member of the same Committee, publicly says that nothing tiaa been proved. This, In connection with a long corre spondenco from Washington la the World, backed upby an editorial vindicating Pendleton, Is signifi cant. The World baa heretofore been hostile to Pendleton. TUB CONNECTICUT SENATORSIItP. lIARTrotU). Conn.. May 10.—WilliamH. Darnum was to-day elected United States Senator to fill tbo uncxplrcu term of tho lata Senator Perry. NEVADA DEMOCRATS. Sam Francisco, Cab, May 10.—A dispatch from Virginia, Nev., says: Thu Democratic Convention selected oa delegates, yesterday, to tho National Convention nt at. Louis, Mcssra. Bills, Kelley, Kancen, Keating, Fall, and Dennis, anpiedged. Tildcn was tlie first choice and Thurman second. They adopted strong anti-Chinese resolutions. ALABAMA REPUBLICANS, Moktosjizut. Ala., May 10.—The Anll-Spcnccr Republican State Convention met and organized to-day. Fifty counties were represented, Includ ing the Republican strongholds. The delegates are equally divided between while and black. After uiuug debate a resolution to nominate a Statu ticket prevailed. STATE POLITICS. 11/LINOIS. IROQUOIS COUNTY. Special DUptUch to The Tribune. Watscka, ill., May 10.—A largo and rcry harmonious convention of tho Republicans of Iroquois County avos hold hero to-day to select delegates to the State Convention to assemble, at Springfield on the 24th lust. Addison Good*' ell, of Loda, was Chairman, and Henry Q. Keels, of Watscka, Secretary. The following delega tion was selected by a committee appointed for that purpose: Oapt. C. Q. Culver, Watscka; the Hon. Addison Qoodcll, Loda; the lion. A. S. I’almcr, Onarga; Robert Foster, Sheldon; K. Shankland, Prairie Green; John Massey, Pancu; M. B. Parmeter, Clifton; Conrad Secret, Bel mont. This delegation was ratified by the Conven tion. No fUstnictions were given for Governor, as the Convention was divined on that question, hut the delegation is understood to slana four far Beveridge, the other four being for Fort and Cul tom. Emphatic Instructions were, however, given for George Scrogga for Secretary of State. Thomas D. Needles was indorsed as Auditor, and Senator Canfield recommended for Attorney-General. Tho regular business of the Convention being transacted, the following resolution was unani mously adopted, omld rapturous applause: fieiolred, By tho Republicans of Iroquois Coun ty, In convention assembled, that, reposing the utmost confidence in the integrity, and ability, and patriotism of tho lion. Franklin Blades, we do most cordially and earnestly recommend him to the Re publicans of the Eighth Congressional District os their candidate for Congress from this district. The resolution waa presented byJohn A. Koplin, of Artesia. who accompanied Its introduction with an admirable speech eulogizing Dr. Blades. Ills remarks were received with the most enthusiastic demonstrations by tho Convention. Dr. Blades, being present, was called for,and gave expression to his keen sense of the honor con ferred, and heartily thanked* tho Convention for their kindly feelings toward him. DB KALaCOUNTT. Stcamore. 111., May 10.— The DeKalb County Republican Convention Instructed unanimously for Beveridge for Governor. They also recoin mcndcdll. L. Divine for Congress, Mr. Kellum having declined. An Informal ballot for President Save Blaine B 4; Morton, 11; Bristow,Q; and Conk og and Grant leach. JICLBAN COUNTV. Special Dispatch to The Tribune, Blooxinuton, 111., May Hl.—McLean County held Its Republican Convention at Phamlx Rail to day for tbe selection of fifteen delegates to the State Convention and fifteen to tho Congressional, The Convention was very full and har monious In general, though there were a number of warm spats between different township delegations. The Uou. William M. Smith, of Lex ington, was Chairman, temporary and permanent. The delegates to tho State Convention wore in structed unanimously for Cnllom for Governor, and Benjamin for Lieutenant-Governor, none vot ing more heartily for Instruction than they who jmd opposed Culloro. The Congressional dele gates were Instructed for Judge Tipton, of Bloom ington. During tbe Convention, a letter was read by Joseph Denison, of Bloomington, withdrawing ms name as a candidate for State Treasurer. For tho sake of the unity and harmony of the party, at the dose of the Convention a general reconcilia tion was effected between those who bad partici pated in the bickerings in tho early stage of tbe Convention. ' OOLB COUNT?. (Special Ditpateh to The Tribute. Oregon, 111.. Slay lU.-?The Ogle County Repub lican Convention met hero thin afternoon and elected the following delegate* to the State Con* ventlon: Isaac Ripe, J. L. Moore, H. C. Peck, Alexander Wnlkup, R. S. McC'jure, P. SI. Tice, J, R. Hotelling, and J. A. McCren. 'the delega tion la unanimous for Cullum. Tl)ey >yurp In structed to vote as a unit for Edsall. The senti ment of the Convention woa largely la favor of Bristow for President. peoria county. k Sl*cial l)l»paich to p,e Tribune. Phobia, til.« May 10.—'The Republican County Convention was held hero to-day, ami, after some spurring among delegates, the delegation of uluo was secured. They go to the State Convention un'n-trucicd, hut It is generally undculood that they ore all privately pledged to cullom. LA BALLB COUNTY. Special Ditpateh to 77»« TXfrune. Ottawa, 111., May Hl.—The Republican County Convention met this afternoon In tills city. A pretty full delegation was present from the differ ent towns. The Hon; t. Corwin was elected Chairman. On motion, a committee was appoint ed by the Chair to suggest thirteen names for delegates to the b'tate Conven tion, six for Beveridge, six for Collom, and one for Kldgwuy. The Committee brought in the following names: For Beveridge—J. C. Corhusof Meudotu, Ur. H. 11. Wood of Strcator, Henry Gunn of Tontca, Nat Mclntyre of Allen, W. T. Jones of Northyljlo, Ur. J, A. Corhusof LaSalle; for Cullom—Joseph Hart orKarlvlile,'John F. Nash of Ottawa, Henry Mays of South Ottawa, William Cullen of Ottawa, Klmcr Baldwin of Farm Ridge, and W. W. Crumpton of Freedom; forllldgway— H, H. Spicer of Marseilles, Both the Beveridge and Cullom delegates claim a majority in the Con* ventlon, and, in order to have everything puss off harmoniously, they agreed to the above arrange ment. Hither delegation is empowered to till up in case of non-attendance at the State Conven tion. KNOX COUNTY. Special Dispatch 10 The Tribune. Galebbubo, 111., May Id.—ln the Knox County Republican Convention to-day the following gen tlemen were elected delegates to the State Conven tion: Dennis Clark, 11. M. Bisson, C. R. Randall, It. C. Benson, M. 11. Pease, William Whiting, J. W. Allen. U. V. Uictrlch, w, Beacord, and H. A. Leach, it is rumored that the majority of them uru Collom men. HANCOCK COUNTY. Special DltjMic A to The Tribune. Cautiuob, HI., May 10.—'Tho Convention of Hancock County met lu this place to-day, ami ap pointed John Fletcher. K. E. Lane, John 11. Dul luck, 8. W. King, Col. Logan, Thomas Reggies, M. Waldemcre, and P. I*. Newcomb delegates to tho Statu Cauvcutlan. Thu Convention adapted a resolution Indorsing S. M. Cullom for Governor. Thu delegation la understood to bu for Hampton for Auditor, and will give Scroggs part of their voto for Secretary of State. Candela, for Attorney- General baa some friends lu thu delegation. Tho delegatee are uulnstructcd. KENDALL COURTT. Special DUuateh to The Tribune. youKT)t.U!, HI., ilay la.—Three delegate# ora for Cullom, and one delegate for Beveridge. ADAMS COUNTY. S Special Diipateh lu Tils Tribune. uikct. 111., May Id.—Tho Adams County Re* Mean Convention met at Camp Point to-day and elected tho following delegates to Springfield: Jo, senh Robbins, G. \V. Cyrus, T. O. Black, U. 11. Kcalh, 8. Lewis, It. 11. Downing, Isaac Leseiu, W. Hanna, B, A. Uogcr#, J. W. Smith, and W. PSggott. The dolegutes were unlimruciod, but It Is understood that the delgatlon Is all for Cullom except one. and that the entire delegation Is for Needles. It Is also understood that the delegates are all Blaine men. IIBNKY COUNTY. rial Diipateh to The TMftuns. May 15. At thu Henry County Ro* ?übllcun Convention, bold at Cambridge to-day, V’iillum 11. Shepard, 1L D. Lyon, C. J. Lind* strom, Alexander W. Allro, George E. Watte. N. H, Pratt, W. W. Warner, M. Underwood, and B. C. Modenvell wore selected delegates to ibe Slate Couveutiou. No Instructions were given to dele gates, but they are for Cullom and Harlow. "Pat ten fur Circuit Clerk, MllcbrUl fpr State's Attor ney, Vannlco (or Sheriff, aqd Pox for member of the Legislature, all present Incumbents, were nominated by acclamation. The county wo# fully represented. A resolution was adopted recommending Geo. Tom Henderson for Congress. TUB OUTLOOK. Special Diipateh lu 7Hs TViftuas. SpniNorißLu, 111., May Id.—' Tho returns k« ccived hero tu-nlgbt of County Conventions hpM to-day give CuHom 5J ijolpgulea. Beveridge 0, llldgway L Tho Cullom men aro jubilant, ana the burden of tbelr song Is 1 *Glory esoofcli for one day.” They regard Mr, CnUom's chances as safe. Judge Hoses, of Winchester, to-night announced himself as a candidate for Secretary of Stale, and hopes to squeeze through between Harlow nml Bcroggs, but Scruggs' friends think be Is sure of the nomination on the first bolloi. Returns are favor able to him to-day. MERGER COCNTT. Alsdo, 111., May JG.—Tl>e Mercer County Ro fmbUcan Convention was held hero to-day and the ollowlng persons elected as delegates to the State Convention: The Hon. George P. Graham. E. Crosby. R. A- Larkin, R. Littlefield, and W. Wolf. The delegates are unlnstrncled, bat are. like the county, unanimous (or Shelby B. Collom (or Gov ernor. LOCAL POLITICS. THE FIRST WARD, cr.uo no. 1. The Republican Club of the First Ward held a meeting last evening at Union Halt, comer of Clark and Monroe streets. Mr. L. L. Cobum occupied the Chair. Mr. 0. W. King, Chairman of tbo Committee appointed at the previous meeting to select twenty names from which tochoosc ten delegates to the Convention to be held Saturday, and to confer with tile leading members of the other Republican Club with a view of harmonising tbo various Interests and having but one dele gate ticket presented to the primaries, reported that his Committee had selected the following names from which to choose delegates: Charles P. Kellogg, L. L. Cobum, William Baker, Simeon W. King, Henry Berg, Abner Tayior, Henry Field, John C. W. Bailey, Charles Tobey. Dr. C. V. Dyer, Leonard Swctt, J. K. Murphy, Capt. 8. F. Brown, Washington Libby, Dr. J. 11. Jordon, J. Appleton Wilson, Samuel Q. Field. F. A. Brokoskl, H. F. Lewis, and George T. Graham. In regard to harmonizing the Interests of the two Clubs, the Committee had had several con sultations. and It was suggested that If each Club would select five names for delegates no opposition ticket would be brought out. The Com mittee further reported that they had agreed to change the place for the primaries to Warren's livery-stable, No. 203 Fifth avenue. Mr. King stated that tbc other Club had chosen the following five delegates: W. 11. Richardson, J. K. C. Forrest, 11. M. Thompson, A. Dixon, Lincoln Dubois. He hoped thin Club would accept them and select five more from their own number. One of tho gentlemen present thought It was the sorriest lot ho had ever seen. Another gentleman asked the conundrum whether Forrest and Itlcbardsonwcrc Republicans. Mr. King defended the men, asserting that as a whole they were as good as could be expected. Mr. Nickerson was of the opinion tbata majority of them were bummers, and, what was more, they were Beveridge men. Mr. Dore thought they ought not to be so par ticular at this time. liarmnny was necessary If the Republicans meant to win. The Chairman, while not at all satisfied with the names presented by the other Club, yet favored their being accepted, as otherwise the bummer* would select all the ten delegates, while iu this In stance they can gut but three, as two of the names were quite respectable. After considerable more discussion, which at tiroes was rather heated, and which showed that Mr. S. W. King was *the only Beveridge man present. It was decided to appoint a committee to propose ten names from whom to choose five additional delegates to those nronoacd by the other Club. One gentleman wanted to know whom the gentle men proposed would sujiporl for Governor. All but Mr. King said they would not support Bever idge. After the Committee had proposed ten names the following five delegates were chosen by ballot: L. L. Coburn, Leonard Swell, Ur. J. U. Jordan, Abner Taylor. andlL F. Lewis. The meeting then adjourned. CLUD no. 2. The Executive Committee of the First Ward Re publican Club, of which J. K. C. Forrest Is Chair man, held a meeting at headquarters, corner of Lake and Clark streets, last evening, with a view to uniting with the ether Club op a delegate ticket to be voted for at the primary election to-morrow, It was decided to support a fist of names already agreed upon, and Simeon W. King, of the Consol idated Club, was delegated to report tho matter to his organization, then In session at Union llall. THE SOUTHERN WAS, Various Statements of Causes of the Latest Itclapso into Anarchy- Sptclat THtpalch to The Tribune. New Orleans. May 10.— Statements as to the origin of the West Feliciana trouble arc conflict ing. A dispatch received from Sheriff Kaufman by Acting Gov. Antoine slates that Aaronsteiu, the white man killed, was accused of buying cotton seed from the negroca, and was consequently In had odor with the Regulators, and was hilled by the Regulators. It U also stated that the cause of Anronstoln’s death was his re fusal to let the party have whisky. An other statement is that Anronstcln possessed a cow or a calf which was killed, and this trespass was supposed to be committed by a colored man. Aaronslcin selected the man be concluded to have been guilty of killing his cow, and whipped him nearly to death. Subsequently to this a body of the friends of the man who waa whipped attacked Ur. Aaroustcln and killed him. The subsequent proceedings were the result of a proclamation by tho Sheriff of Wilkinson County, Miss., who stated that an uprising of negroes for unlaw ful purposes existetj In West FiUciana. called on them fo disperse, apd for a posse to pot them dawn. Thep fallowed the murders of the colored people by ell who chose to follow the command of this Sheriff from Mississippi. A private letter received la this city yesterday from Bayou Sara, written on the J&lh, says the shooting of colored men reported yesterday occured Inside of the Mississippi lino. Some 500 armed white men were reported to he In the neighborhood of Wood ville. and Inrgo bodies of colored men had congre gated Ip the neighborhood. Skirmishing waa going on at the Methodist Church near Woodvillc at day light Monday morning. Fighting was also reported at a point about 12 miles from Fort Adams. Is was reported that sev eral colored men bad been taken from the neigh borhood of Laurel Hill in West Feliciana inside the Mississippi line and bung. In the various affairs several tvblte and colored men had been killed and wounded. The colored men are reported to have taken prisoners and horses. A force of white men was said to have left Wood* ville Monday morning to attack a colored party on a plantation near the line. The whites have picketed tbc whole country, and the negroes coming In report that they are hunting the negroes with dugs. Most of tbc Republicans of West Feliciana bad crossed the river into Point Coupee for safety. The people of St. Francisvillo and Bayou Sara, with very few exceptions, took no part in the affair. 7b Us TfrCrp* Auodatea frttt. Washington, 1). C., May 10.—The Cabinet session to-day was of nearly three hours’ duration. The Louisiana dlftlcultles were the chief topic of attention. All the members of the Cabinet were present. A telegram from Acting Cloveroor Antoine, of Louisiana, to Governor Kellogg, who 1* now in this city, was read by the I*rcsldcut, the purport of which whs that serious disorders had broken out in i Hast Feliciana and other points, and reciting UU difllcuityln securing military authority to prevent bloodshed, os well as bit apprehensions that fur ther disorders were probable. Thu Acting Gov ernor also telegraphed that (l«6 United Btatcs au thorities were not Inclined to act without ' a vloUtlpn af United States laws. The re sult of the consideration of the matter la Cabinet was the sending of a telegram to Cion, Augur, commanding the United Stales forces in Louisiana, instructing that ofllccr, on requisition of the Governor, amfit appearing (hat too local authorities are not able to preserve order, to give such aid as In his dlscre(lon may bo necessary to prevent bloodshed and vl u K‘ucc. . THE WEATHER. WABQUiOTOM. D, 0.. May 17—1 a. at.—For the Upper Lakes, rising and stationary barometer, va riable winds, slightly warmer and clear or clearing weather. LOCAL OBSERVATIONS. Cuioaqo, Mario. Time. I Bur. Tkr Jlu. TVInJ, /?. Weather 6:53 a. UK 20.04 M MS, W„ fresh. To 4 U. rain 11:18 a. rn.UU.BB 75 &!l A W.’brUk..Fair™ Uiiwp. m. UU.HU 70 US, W., brisk Fair S:s3p. rn. 3U.84 Ml 55 8. Vf., brisk.. .. Fair OiUlp. m. ao.«u 73 Tula. W., brisk Fair louap.m.liti.m 74 auiw.. fresh o« clear. ' Maximum thermometer, bo. kliuinuim n 7. OINBItAL OBSERVATIONS. CutQAQO. May te-Midnlght. Hattons, i Bar, i nr. | mwd. Rain Weather. Cheyenne... JtW.B'I u B.K.,fresh.. ~.. Fair l)r«£ku>nilßS.luo.H7 so S.W., fresh Clear. Davenport....imw 70 Calm. I. Clear Denver ....L. 2U.H7 00 B.E..fresh Clear Duluth.. uo.BO 40 Calm Foggy. Ft. Ulbeon .. a».U7 73 B.K.,fresh Cloudy. Leavenworth a».s% 47 8.. fresh Clear. Milwaukee,,, uu.tff 07 B.W..fresh Clear. Omaha uu.rtß 03 8., light Clear. Plstte.. SO.SI 01 a. K., light Fair. BaU Uke m N.W.. fresh L’treln. HAUIa k« su.B6 45 H..fresh L’lraln. kcokuk au.bjl 73 K.W., ffesh Clear. MEDICAL. Special Ditpateh fa The Trikune. Ikoianavolis, May 10.—The Indiana Stato Med ical Society met in annual session to-day, with a large attendance. There were delegates present from nearly fifty societies, and aa many counties. Ur. J. 11. Helm, of Peru, Is President. The report of the Bccrvtary shows that, during the year, great interest hu been aroused fn the profession throughout (be Stale, and in nearly every county local vrganUatloua have been formed. Papers were read by I)r. Hobbs, of Knlcbtstown, 00 counter injuries of the pelvis; by L. D. Water* men. of Indianapolis, on a case of lithotomy with peculiar features; by ThcopUUas Fare In, et la* dlMtpolla. on “placenta previa"; by 3. a. Th? r i?A«,!.i iJ n * p 0 l"’.2 n « PocfPOf*! eclampty, - even*"? 0 * addrc,a of the PrcaldoniwM readihU THE BLACK "Troublesome" Indians—-Another Tran*- portatlou-Rumor—R«d Oloutl. Special DUpatck to TTu 7W*unt Stoox Oitt, 111., May 10.-N. L, Witcher, who started from hero two weeks ago, via Port Pierre, for the Black mils, says, to a letter to his wife re ceived to-day: ro mnee uLt'ifp* *} s^ 9 WM attacked hr Indians °/ Po1 ! 1 yesterday. Five men were killed and scalped. Tno bodies are yet tin- Ind ana areviK*** w hury lhcra to-morrow. The .n,i ,Jl r 2 Qb J c ’ ome through this icclloo, * p *ru u!, v »IfL l 00 , k Rhai y for DDr scalps." Black SiX“ion Iff 1 " “•‘adwood and Crook City, uiacK illlis, 100 miles north of Caster CUv waa 8.v.r.1 m eri w howentf rom here send word back for all to ‘come #ro taking out from $lO to 8100 per day per man. The Sioux Citv Trane pomtlon Company slartout a train from {ere next Special Dtnalch to Tht Tribune. Fonr IiAHAnrE, Wy, } May IQ.-Thero Is on. doubted evidence received here to-day that X raids on tbe Black Hillers arc made »v Indiana from the Red Cloud Agency in. allgatcd. probably, by Red Cloud bVmself <c T? ral Indiana wounded In the *cght» with whites hare been Ukeo there forme “, f (lP roT , e ?o thal 1 . nd, ? 88 “Mug needle-guns of a calibre of GO, and firing 45 ammunition—a sienifl. cant fact as to the resources of the Indiana. ** TELEGRAPHIC NOTES. Wbzemxo. W. Va., May 10.—In the Clrcnit Conn of tills District, in the case of James W. Sweeny Vs. Register Company for libel, the jury to-dny returned a verdict of SB,OOO for plaintiff. New OnLZAJta, La. .liny 10.—A dispatch from v°*i?w ar J tb * Governing Committee of the New 1 ork Exchange have agreed to place Lou isiana bonds on the call-list of the Exchange twoyea h M h lhCy bave h®® o exclodcd for tbe past Neb., Mar 30.—The bridge over the North Platte River between Sidney. Neb., and »» ~c r, S!!J W . M completed and opened for travel i**® 13, n- II I* a fine, substantial structure, fouteYo°Uje o ffifs Wh * t * c,a,med to the shortest Special'(Mtpateh to Tbe Tribune. aip,? ■ t n2*V.i :l ' ni « l r ? ,ay l°-—Creditors to-dny Uoi«rt.Wi ol, i » n b ?f lb r up, . C3r •P n ‘n«l Moritz /. w£ t L U J»V Hd /?? eph Abend * of Belleville. Col- U?nVtoai!i. o p ,^.'‘'° pi ‘' “-I « WI-«»»T P.U-, BUSINESS NOTICES^ Pins‘.™ „T r :. Br . n,on '" »'"1 Cl.nmomll. Pills are prepared expressly to cure sick heodache. non ous headache, dyspeptic headache, neuralgia, nervousness and sleeplessness, snd will cure any ®«®W *9 , »old by Van Schaack Stcv? and*H druggleti. 02 Blrcet - c “'»" Dcnrbon, — Dr. Benson's Celerv ?ifli-fc ,ia ?°»? 0 P 11 1" cu , re nervooa headachy sick neadaebe, neuralgia and ncnrousncfs. Flftv ® bo*. Sold by all druggists. Office: 100 North EuUw.atrect, Baltimore, Md. r , S 'fr 1 ';, 1 "' I !'’—pr- Celery and Chamomile PIIU Invariably cure sick and nervous headache, neuralgia, and nervoasness. -Price 50 cents, bold by all druggists. Postage free. Vnlnablo anil Reliable-** Brown's Bron chial Troches ore invaluable to those exposed to sudden changes, affording prompt relief In Coughs, colas, etc. . Hair.—lf you wish to save your nett's Cocoafn 1 *? trons and heallh y* use “ Bur - LINENS* LINENS 1 Field, Leiter & Co. STATE & WASHINGTON-STS., JUST RECEIVED' Bleacbed Damasks At $1 per yard, Xapkhis to match at $2,50 per doz. ALSO, BleacMMToffels at $2, $2.50 , atul $3 per dozen. Special Attractions in WMleiarsoillesOnilts At $3 and $3,50, The Greatest Bargains we have ever offered. TO KENT* wiii diets TO RENT IN TUB TRIBUNE BUILDIG. INQUIRE OF WILLIAM C. DOW. Room 10, Tribune Building. CORSETS* TO LADIDS. OUR SANITARY CORSET, With Skirt Supporter and »<lf-adju»tlne I‘ada, so cure* health ami comfort of body, with GUACE and 13EAUTY of form. Call and atm them at DU. HIATT A LE HOY'S, 135 Clark-au, corner of Madison. Lady agents wanted. BUSINESS CHANCES* OAU IVpRKS FOIt haLb: The works of tba Ohio Falls Cur and Locomotive Company will be sold, at public auction, at the Court* House door, la Charlestown, Clark County, tod., on SATUUUAY, June lU, Iw'Kl, between the hours of tt o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock it. m. These arc the largest and most complete car works In ihu country, are locat ed adjacent to Jeffersonville. Iml.. and «ie well adapt ed to other branches of manufacture. For printed cir cular containing fuff description of the property and 1 terms ulaale, w hich are extremely liberal, address JUS. W. HPUAUUK, Agent for Truitce*. Jeflcrsoiivlllf. Ind. BASPRERIIIES* ~ ONE DOLLAR Buys 7 2-pound tans Best Raspberries A* ULCKW*’tf» US Bail MadUaa-at. RILR4, " IT PAYS TO TRADE ON THE WEST^ 1 ' CARSON, PIRIE & CO.’S BARGAINS! The following linos of SILKS, jnst re ceived from the great New York AUCTION SALES, bought In the present depressed state of the market at a rninons loss to tha importers, are the CHEAPEST 0001)3 ever sold i on l ln< ? of handsomo shades of 20-inch colored Grow A? r i l jot w ? rtll «1-B° to SI,OO. At $1.25, largo lot very choice shades Lyons eol’d Gros Grains} r ' cb < brlfflit lustre: never soiJ under $1.75 to sl.^s. At sl,3{V heavy, very rich colored wo?ths2“ lnS ’ BtyliSh B,,ades » The above 3 iote are worthy the imme diate attention of purchasers before choicest shades are sold, Trimming Silks from 70 cts. up ward. A eood or Fancy Sl,ks ,n New lines of Fancy ffreat bargains; some of a ; h «l n f onncrly sold at $1.20. cts., Larco Assortment of Jancy Silks, very dcsirablo A? t^ie^M ,n , l . lch under value. Atsl.«s. Hue of Cheney’s Amerl can Silks, stripes; same goods tormcrly sold at $2. Heavy, all silk. Black Gros Grains, $1 and $1.20. A £#. l * Co » s P ,c,ulid Cashmere Bl’k Silks, worth $2. $1,70, Lyons Cashmere Gros Gmlns, an extraordinary bar gain. At $2 wo shall offer a very rich, heavy, and elegant .Lyons Cash* more Silk, equal to anything tliax can be bought elsewhere ai T’ ■'Y® cases Fancy Grenadines at G 1-2 cts,, worth 25 cts. BlMc Grenadines at 25,30, 37 1-2 cts.. wortli nearly double. Special bargains in 8-4 Clack Grenadines. West-End Dry Goods House, . Madison and Penria-sts. imess GOODS. AMONG THE BARGAINS Wo offer this wook aro: New Style Plaid Mings, 20 cents. Imported Serge Plaids, 28 cents, reduced from 35. Elept New Brocade Dress Goods,. 25, 30, and 35 cbnts. ALL-WOOL DE BE6E W 35 cents. 50 Pieces dSJocli Black Cashmere^ 871-2 cents, worth $1.121-2. IML&SllSfll 105 State-st., Between Madison and Washington* IMKASULS AND SUN VIHBRELLAS* CJias, Gossage & Co. Parasols! Sun Umbrellas! We have an elegant line of these goods, from the best Twilled Silk in the market, all now and riohly mounted in Shell and Pearl, Ivory and Sold, Tinthd and Inlaid Pearl, Agate and Ebony, including every thing choice and desirable appearing this season. Novelties in Canopy Parasols. Superior qualities of La dies’ and Gentlemen’s Silk and Alpaca Umbrellas. State-st—Wasbington-st ACCIDENT INSURANCE* BEFORE YOU START FOB THE CENTENNIAL OE MYWHEEE ELSE, Get ft Yearly Accident Policy 1q the TRAVELERS LIFE AND ACaDEMT INS. CO, OF HAHTFOILD. COHN. Cash Assets. „..$3,758.00t» Sunil us to Policyholders..... 1,800,000 Paid ou Accident Claims ..... fi.800,000 Total Paid lu Cash lleueflls... 8,000,000' 1 y J. H. NOLAN, General Agent, No. 81 LaSaHe-rt., Chics(S, HU Aueuta KTCtrjwUerta ' 5

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