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5,313. Ci, mm. LAND ENTRIES SUSPENDED. A CircTilar Issued in Regard to Fre-zmp- rrv I ,1 Lands. The Document Signed Ij Epirts and Ap proved dj mo bccretarj oi ine Interior.
4'--- JUalyUs of tha Kay Public Deb! SSalemenl Various Washington Hatters. r- THE FT7BLIO ZK1CAIK. LAXD KXTBIU Sl'SPEXPEA, "Washixotox. leu 2 Ths following clr was Issued from tb General Land effice to-day: of ths Irmuoi, Gerraux. LaxiT-omra, Washikuto.
no a To Hamsters ana Kwirtn. Untied ales Lead Ohio (miUuuii Tbe reDeal of tha rDe-empUon. "Uni 'jar-cnl u.r." and -desert land" lands. bfiu mw tbe nhtfM of eonalderslioa br Coo rrm. ail SDDllcalloaa to enter lands order said lava axe bereby suspended from and after ibis data anUl lb first day of Auaoat.
1 and yo ara rroby directed receive no fUlace ou new aooHeattoua for entry nnder said lava daring said tuna. niuuil a. J. br abx. Commissioner.
Appeared: L. Lamab. beereiary. nrpiiTUZ'cT dbcisiox. ComDtrolier liuruam.
of me Treasury De partment, baa rendered a deciaion la which A noida that under tba act of on a 10. lbSO, tba double miatmum exceaa paid for landa iboald bo returned to too original pur. chaser, and not to tba transferee, wuere transfer waa maa after tns pasage of the act. Tbia decision revenues Comptroller Lawrence, bis predecessor, THE PUBLIC DEBT. AXALXBIS or TBB STATCXXXT pedal letae-ram to The Inter Ocean.
Washisotox, June 2. The redaction- In the publio debt for the month of Mar wa $8,828,506 and for tba eleven months For the fiscal Tear ending Jane 30 1883, the redaction was while for the carrent fiscal year It may' now be safely pat at $105,000,000. The fold fond shows material changes since If sy In coin held there is a gain of tl.803,734. and In bullion a loaa of $3,959,333, making the net loss In this and $4,155,794. De- ducting certificates outstanding lbs Tressary holds $150,304,709, a gain of lees than $500,000 during the month.
The amount of ceruf- Icatee outstanding la $80,120,023, a redac tion of t4.593.200 daring the month. The number of standard silver dollars held Is $178,232,043, an increase of 2.324,3 13 for the month, which is lass than the number of these pieces coined daring May. The ailver dollars In the Treasury not covered by cer tifies tea number $91,013,677, an Increase of $3,203,794 since the last monthly report The outstanding certificates amount to 189,184.129. a redaction of 1,510,0 12. Treasurer Jordan has never made any con- sealment of his opposition to tbe continu ance of the coinage of tha e3ver dollars and omits no opportunity to advocate the repeal of the coinage act of Feb.
28, 1878. It is duo, however, to tat that be makes every possible effort to force and maintain the silver dollar in circulation, and it is due entirely to his efforts that there axe to-day a larger number of theae pieces in active circulation thaa ever before. In July last there were In circula tion t39.281.433 silver dollars, and on June 1 there were $3,908.070. The total num ber of theae dollars coined to June 1 is $231,100,121, of which $178,252,045 are held in the Treasury. The Treasurer's available balance is reported as being 170,142, 6 11, aloes of about $900,000 since May Under the former metnod of stating Urn Treasnrv assets and liabilities this balance would be $215,418,342.
The reoeiDta tor May show a falling off In customs of about and a gain in Internal revenue of about $250,000, the to tal receipts for the month having been against 2 3,709. 130 for May, 1093. iM annexed fcaoie. luvw yum nvajn. nu expenditures for the eleven months ending with Jaay, issj anu jbsu, respectively: Beooipta 1885.
Ctuu-ms Internal revenue. Miscellaneous Total Expenditures Ordinary Interest tl71.tfia.700 ltHl.OJ-ilJi t303.C33.G71 37.j7tf.lKi7 tll9.SS5.420 87.74AU11 Total. THE co-iraxATiosa. Washwotok, June 2. The Senate In executive session to-day confirmed the fol lowing nominations: Postmasters W.
J. Fleming, Fort Smith, W. JL Alexander, Pine Bluff, J. II. Hamilton, Eureka Springs.
Ark. a Berry, Winchester. IiL J. W. Marshall.
McLeana- borouzh. IIL: J. Bidler, Mount Pulaski. IiL (J. M.
GUI Hand, Kaahua, Iowa; J. TL Batekin. 8hanan4oah, Iowa; J. B. Fugate, hrwion, Kan.
F. M. Res mar. Dodge City, F. F.
Martin. Lamed. Kan, E. M. Lock- vwd, Barlington, Kan, J.
Wickeraham, Lebanon, Ma; J. Shearman, Monroe City, J. E. Wauon, Fulton, Ma; a Blake- ney. Cart have.
Ma; B. Holmes, Natchez, E- Forbes. Saint Paul. W. K.
Bensley. Colnmbus. F. A. Thompson, UcCoofc, A.
fergnsoa. North Platte, Neb. John B. Scott, to be Indian Agent for tho i I. roo.nonea in c.
x- arauugaK, au di an proctor. The Senate has removed tho Injunction of secrecy from the reports in sue eases of Franklin A. Thompson to be nostmsster at Mo Cook. Netx. vice A.
P. Sharp, suspended; Adauian to oo postmaster st North Platte, vice J. E. Evens; J. M.
Gilliland 'to be posw tnsater at Aaanua. lowa, vice j. t. urawa; Vi. K.
Henlev to be postmaster at Columbus. Netx. vice IL J. Hudson, and E. Forbes to be postmaster at dl.
rsui. vioa A. A. Kendall. In each case the Committee on ostollioes and Postroadsvreport that tbo 'suspension sevma to havs been made for po- itical reasons only, and (he committee has not found anything In the case reflecting ipon the personal or official character or conduct of the suspended doers.
The nom-itueea seem to be persons com pete us to dis- cbnrge the duties of the office." The committee report the nominations fa- onibiy. DAKOTA AFFAIRS. SEHATOk BAkalSOX'S UTTia 4peial IJamm to The Inter Uosac WAeinaoTo. June 2. Senator Harrison's etter to Judge Edgerton, of Dakotavadvis- ng a conservative course id relation to the movement, receives unanimous ndorsement from friends of Dakota -here.
gentleman who haa been Instrumental la Vrtherlng the division and admission more- Unt said to-dsy: 'ln the committee's upon tbu Daketa bill th Democrats -8 y--f themselves on record as willing A "VTt gos Jojcstioe to farther party ends, and the main surprise in Con, green is the idiotically weak and driveling reasons given for their action. That they could nos have, through sophistry and falsehood which tner nave naea in a wean way, have made their position more respectable before the country, la -the surprise of both the friends and enemiea of the measure. As it is the majority report leaves the Democrats in a most oontemptable attitude before the country with their partisanship exposed tb rough lack, of stamina to mars their falsehoods good strong ones. But they are eepeoially nxioas to have the del sens of the Territory take some radical step that will furnish them with at least a fair excuse for their aotlon. and ft would be the worst possible policy for Uakotan at tula time to take any auon step.
Senator Harrison's letter explains the condi tion of affairs exaeuy. capital" CHAT. pkbsoxax. sjro OTHXBWfSt, June 2. The President da vioni thM.
mart mdiiod bills. Ex-Senator Wlndom arrived to-day and ts at Wormiar'a It la understood thst Secretary and Mrs, Manning will ieave Washington Saturday afternoon for Hot Springs, where they will probably remain a month. Senator Morrill baa submitted a proposed amendment to Senator l'latt's open executive aeasion resolution which makes this resolution apply to reciprocity treaties Instead of to nomlnationa Senator ilale Introduced in the Senate a bill making the Impeding or obstructing of railroads, except by legal process, crime punlahab.e ov fine and Imprisonment. in (Comptroller oi toe use authorized the Third National Bank, of Detroit, to begin burtnesa, witn esDitei of 200.000. and the City Nations Hank, or Lansing.
witn a capital oi 100.000. iillarry McClalr. of the Supervising Arohi- tcct's oitioes. baa been alamiased, fcyi'be resurface Committee of the Senate will nerearter noia sessions aauy lor tne purpose of considering the many nomina tioas of postmasters that are still pending before them. Joe Wilson, of Peoria, a brother of the col lector of Internal revenue in that city, baa been appointed to the place made vacant by the death of General Stannard.
Senator Blair submitted a proposed amend ment to the sundry -civil appropriation bill making an appropriation to aid the estab lishment of a achoot In the Territory of Utah to be under the direction of the ludui trial Christian Home Association of Utah, and to provide employment, homes, and self-sup- oort for tho independent classes in that ritory, with a view to aid In the suppression ol polygamy therein. Toe House Committee on Faoiflo Railroads has agreed to report favorably Representa tive i-orsey ptii autnorixing tna union ra- cifio llailroad Company to conetruct branch lines. Tne report will not be presented to the House, however, until some action Is bad by that body on tne extension oui, now a special order for consideration next Sator. dar. Mr.
Hawkins, the new Assistant Secretary of the Interior, waa reoomtneaoea oy tne Mlssonrt delegation for tha position of Con sul General to Liverpool He lives In Scott County. Missouri, and is one of Dawson's constituent, it wss the Missouri Senators who recommended him to the office. Moat of the Missouri lie nrese tati ves did not know be was belnar considered, and be did not know himself that he waa a candidate until Senator Cockrell telegraphed him to come to Washington. IOWA MAS ONI The Urand Lodce Sesalon Importaat Report tot Graod Master T. UnuMTer, Bvealal Nana to Tba Inter Ocean.
Dks Monrcs, Iowa, June 2. The forty-third annual communication of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Iowa la in session in this city in the Grand Opera House. Three hundred or four hundred delegates are present, The reports of the Grand Master, Grand Secretary, and other offioers were submitted yesterday. Grand Master T. Granger reports twelve charters and seven new dispensations issued.
Others have been asked and refused, and the Grand Master deprecates the organization of new lodges except where necessity demands. The new lodges are in Pomeroy, Bagley. Iretoo, Rockwell City, North English, Eidon, and Biverton. The Cnanty committee naa iorwaraea a $200 draft to Galveston whan visited by its tori 1 Die fire last November, bat the etner- gencv had passed before It was received, and tie draft waa retarnoa. xne uraaa aiasier again recommends that the law be amended so that conviction and pontaument may bo had by a majority vote.
It is said this amend ment win pass tnis year. Hnaalcinir of tha ioriadlction and the nar- ailel between Masonic offenders and civil or criminal offenders as to their amenability to the commonwealth where they commit crime the Grand Master aays: "It will be favored day for Masonry when br the aduDtlon of this rule tnese leprous mortals snail nnaerstana tnat whenever the llgnts of Maonry are found there, too. Is the eye for observance and band for the application of retributive Jus tice. As to waivers of jurisdiction by nome lodges In such cases let it be understood that I regard them as non-essential to the ques tion of larlsdietlon. and i coansei tnem omy In tne interest of fraternal ooarteay." B-gsrdicg the superabundance of lodges the Grand Master aays: Tne day the Grand Lodge reduced the price of the dispensation of degrees and prooortlonatelv increased tne number of the lodges and their membership, she lowered the standard of Masonry throughout tae jurisdiction In interest and in character." Grand 'Treasurer G.
B. Swan reports re ceipts of 31.192.5?, including a loan of expenditures. balance, The Grand Lodge dues for 1880 aggregated WHAT TS MAS AOS MAT F.F7E2T. BocEESTEB, May 31 Would It sot be strange If the marriage of President Cleve land and Miss Franxle Folsom should haveja political effect almost as great as the immortal speech of Dr. Barohard? A reconciliation between tha President and that division of the Democratic party In sympathy with the aacrifioed William Puree II would be little snort of a political miracle.
The story ol tne ngnt Between tae euiwjr and the Govenor-President forms an interesting cbspter in the history ut our time end country. Purcell sacrmce run ror secretary of State in an off year; then his defeat, by Cleveland, tor nomination to the office la a convention when a xsemocrava. election waa sure: his ineffectual application lor ap pointment as railroad Commissioner; his ineffectual opposition to Cleveland's nomination at Chicago, and the subsequent "moral leper" Incident who has forgotten tbee things? Oblivion's self can never cover them, bat the tnagio power of love miy transform their nriv and venomous features into garlands of beauty to adorn the altar of Hymen and teaury forever to ma au-auo- dulng puisssnoe. now may tma moat aesiraoie consummation be brought about? Can the knife of Ate. which eacu of taeae prominent men baa deftly inserted to the hilt in tne body of tne other, be changed to a brand Illustrating a new era of peace and good will commeuoea at the marriage of the White House? We are assured that wster wss changed to wine at oaa wedding, might not gall be turned to honey at another? The conditions are favorable for the working of such wonder.
sir. iseniamin xolsom. ancle ol the presi dent's lovely consort must be a common friend of editor Purcell and President Cleveland. Before be inherited riohea, he served a term aa associate with: Mr. Pnrcell in the editorial rooms of the Rochester Union.
Their relations were most intimate, and Mr. Folsom would doabUeaa rejoloe at the turn of affairs which will enable him to Interpose bis good offices and cause the estranged President and editor to shake hands and take a drink. Stm i'ork Huh. KICHFST WOIES Vt THE WokLO can't afford not to ass Pyle's Pear line. THE DAY IN HepresentatiTes of tha People Still Talk' tag on tne lzoiuaoii Batter Question.
The Kerthent Paelfle Forfeltare BUI Again Under Consideration In the Senate. Sanator Brown, ol Georgia, Strongly Oppose) tha Passage of tba BaaknipUy Measare. OLE021ABG ABINB. TAB BOUSS PKBATS. TOAsmxaTox.
Jane 2. The House this morning went into committee of the whole. Mr, 8pringer I til) in the chair, on the oleo margarine bill Mr. Texas, In oppoelngjtbs bill. expressed the thought that had the founders of the government foreseen thst one of the sovereign powers delegated to the General OovaxD mans that of taxation was ulti mately to be employed aa the means of pro tecting one American industry against another.
desDondencv. if not despair, would have staggered their energies, and yet this waa tha substantial purpose of the vicious bill now under consideration, and the fact that It came disguised as a revenue measure but intensified tue vlolousness. There could not be found in the hlstorv of the Republic a more -dangerous precedent than would be established by this bill Tho plea that this bill waa in the Interest of the fsrmer would not do. The farmer waa straggling nnder the burdens imposed by an iniquitous tariff and currency law. Bat as a partial atonement for this wrong, aa some sort of compensation tor tue stupendous harden the fsrmsrs bore, their chosen representatives were engaged in a heroic struggle to crush out that sum of all evils oleomargarine.
Tbis might be sstisfaolory to the large dalrv Interests of the country, but he mis took tbs patrlotio manhood of the American farmer if be did not respond to tuts preposition indignantly and resentfully. Mr. FerralL of Virginia, said thst the ar gument made on the Republican slae that the passage of this bill would tend to a reduction of tariff taxes was the best argument that could be offered why Democrats should favor It. and had only strengthened him in his advocacy of the measure. It waa not proposition to build op one honest Industry at tne expense of another honest Industry, bat to build up one honest Industry at the expense of fraudulent and dishonest industry.
It was legislating in favor of truth and aaralnst falsehood. Ua douob or at netcn, oi Aew zora, au amendment was adopted inserting the word "knowmglv" In the clause tmpoing a pen alty upon every person wno paronun or receives for sale anv oleomargarine from any manufacturer who has not paid tne special tax Mr. Hstnmond. of Georgia, attacked the bill, and esneciallv the "informer" section. whlcn.
be said, would place a marshal or his d'puty in every community of tne country. He would not vote for such a measure. Mr. Breckinridge, of Arkansas, said that nothing had impressed htm more with the neceasitv of having a conservative body at the ether end of the capltoi than the ease with which gentlemen had ridden down every constitutional barrier and flocked together in ill assorted numbers in support of this bill, it waa tne most estonianing aou odious me as are ever presented to congrees. vt Kiscocx, or his roax, said that the bill proposed to tax a fraud, a dace Dti on.
and a pirate on bonest Industry. No friend of the measure had ever understood that It went any farther than thaa It waa not Intended to tax any product that could not be sold and did not havs the semblance of butter. It intended simply to tax Umm na ten tod oroduots that tha said of chemists bad enabled the manufacturers to palm off on an unsuspecting people aa butter. He bad so fear tnat the palladium of our liberties was in danger or that the taxing power would be invoked to crush out any legitimate industry and used as authority for a measure of otioreasion, This was a representative body and since he hsd been a member or tne nous ins policy avuuu which had been followed waa that when the country expected legisla tion which would represent lie wishes and its will and Coogress could. a nae the Constltut-on grant the petition, it hastened to do aa It was only when a ma jority of the House, which represented the wnoie country, eaw its wav iu to legislation of this kind that it would tread on it Mr.
Ilolman. of Indiana, spoke in favor of the object of the bill and incidentally advocated the repeal of the tobacco tax. He maintained that oleomargarine was a proper subject of taxation, Mt OP xrxjxots, called attention to the fact that the oleomargarine would not be taxed unless it were sold, sud it would not be soid unless it were used for food, and who would consume the food, the well-to-door the poorl The gentleman (Mr. ilolman) had aald that by way of relieving agriculture the tobacoo tax should be taken off. This year tobacco would yield to the government When that was taken iff tne gov ernment could spare no more the present condition of the country.
Did the gentlemen mean that tobacoo should be freed from tax, ana sugar ana eai anu wood, and article o' abeiter and clothing should oonunue to bear tho burden. To repeal the tobacco tax meant keeping on all other Laxet. Tbia article (holding up a cigar) yielded the government $11,000,000. lake off that $11,000,000 and what men would be act at work? What new wheels would be turned? What Industry would be encouraged? Bat take off the tax ou wool, which yielded to tne Treasury and tne spindles would be let loose and work would be made for the Idle, and yet It was proposed to awap tale ill.OOO.OOO for iniaa.mw.uu. Air.
McKenna favored the bill and Mr. Law- ler opposed it. Mr. Bsyne. of Pennsylvania, aaid there was nothing in the bill that would prevent tbe poor man from buying oleomargarine, without tne payment of any tax, if ba went to the manufacturer and purcuated oleomargarine thst was not produced in imitation of butter.
wn nmrr aw pnanrBYXVAjriA. entered his protest against tne resolutions of tbe assemblies Ol western Pennsylvania, presented vesterdsv by Messrs Negley and Cur- tin being regarded as representing the tha wsge workers of the State of Pennsylvania. The telegram presented, misrepresented the wage workers of Pennsylvania. It did not speak tuelr true sentiments and convictions. Mr.
Heniy sustained tha constitutionality of the bill. tfr. aiaMillin. of Tennessee, moved Xo strike out the clause which provides that half of tbe fines and -penalties Imposed br this act shall go to the informer. The House would sot, his judgment, do Itself ju-itlce if it enacted suoa an obnoxious piece of legislation, The motion wss agreed to i to j.
Then in accordance with an arrangement mada tbia afternoon, the committee rose and reported tbe bill to the House, the understanding being that a vote ahouid be taken to-morrow and that an opportunity snouia be given to allow memoers to pasa upon the onestlon of reducing the rate of tax imposed. 1BI U9UH linaaujviumui LAND-QRAST tbx xoirruaa paoipio quksttox. WASHJXOTOJt, Jane 2. In the Senate tbis afternoon consideration of tbe Northern Pa- clflo forfeiture bill waa resumed. The ques tion pending waa on Mr.
Tan Wycka pro posed amendment providing for the forfeit ure not of the lands ox the WaJiuia branch alone, but of the lands appertaining to such branches of tba road aa shall not have been, completed at the time of the passsge of this act Mr. Call saia th bill as reported to the Senate evaded the great question which the publio opinion of tha United States was forcing on Congress. The" conviction and determination of oar people were that all unearned grants should be forfeited. Borne thirty millions of acres of the grant to tbe Northern Pacific Company had sot been earned and should ba The testi mony before Congress showed that between $30,000,000 and $40,000,000 beyond the cost of the road would be made by tne pro- lectors of the fortDera raoino enterprise. Mr.
George That is. tbe government gave them the means to baud ana sq u.i, tb psd oomplste from end to end and $30,000,000 besides, tfr. Call That Is the effect of it. Mr. George So as to make them a present ox tne road ana vau.uw.i'w ussuise.
Mr, Ceil That la tbe idea, i Mr. Call said hs hsd been Informed that an offer of $300,000,000 bad been made by aa Englisn syndicate for tbe land, grant of the Northern Paotno Company on tae basis of 4-2. 5l an acre. Mr. George stated that tbe average sales of land by that company had bean within a fraction of 04 Instead of that tbe whole oont of tbe Northern raoino ttoad had been estimated by the CommiBaiauer of Railroads at $75,000,000.
The wholo land grant waa 42,000,000 acres, which at 4 an acre, the average rate at which the lands bad been sold by tbe company, would make $108,000,000. Mr. Dolph and Mr. Plumb supported tho bliL Tbe Senate adopted an amendment pro posed by Mr. Plumb on behalf of tbe Committee on Public Lands providing for the re payment in proper cases of cost of surveying to purchasers.
Mr. fivarta submitted aa amendment to exclude nnsurveyed lands, which waa agreed ta Mr. Hoar's amendment, heretofore sub mitted, waa than brought up for consideration. It provides "that not more than 640 acres of land sold under the provisions of this act shall be purchased by any one per son, or shall thereafter be acquired or owned or held in trust for any one person, or any title or interest acquired in violation thereof shall be forfeited to the UolUd Htstet without any other act of entry or process whatever. After debete.
without action upon tbs amendment, the Senate went into executive session, and soon adjourned. THE BANKRUPTCY BILL. sexatob naowx's Mmt Washixotom, June 2, This morning Mr. Brown, of Georgia, addressed tbs Senate on the bankruptcy bill. Mr.
Brown said that of the 0(1. 000,000 people of the United States 500,000 desired this bsnxruptcy bi.L It wa desired by the bankers and brokers and by the creditor class generally, as well aa by the lawyers. It was a good bill for these but a bad bill for tbe remainder of the people. He reviewed the history of our former bankrupt lawe to show that that class of National legislation had not worked well and was not desired by the people. He analysed tbe pro visions of tae pending 1x11 va snow uint iaey would bsve an injurious effect on that class of people who bay goods on credit, and would discriminate agatost tnem in favor of people who are very well able to take care ox themselves.
The mil would Involve the putting Into involuntary bankruptcy of peisons who should be tnirty days behind in their pay ments, hat wouic our country iu a reliant aay to this? They were usually more prompt in their payments than city merchants, yet the country merchants were sometimes unavoidably behind in to air payments for more thaa thirty days The people of the United States would not stand sucn an iniquity as tuis bill On bobslf of the people whom he represented Mr. Brown protested against its passage. XABBIAOB AND SrVQBCE. sxxAToa ct-OXiOX's paopsAt, Waskxxcitom, June 2. Senators Callom in-.
trodaoed In tbe Senate a Joint resolution proposing the following amendment! te the Con stitution: Sccnox 1. The onlv institution or 00 a tract of marrtsge within the Called blslest or any place snbjeot to their Jurisdiction shall be that of the anion la marrisce of one man with one woman and blsamy or polygamy Is forever prohibited, aay law, cu.tom, form or ceremony, civil or religious, to tbs eeatrary netwithataading. bBC. No btate an all pass any law or aitnw aay custom, fnrm. or ceremony of marrisce except in obedience to end conlormaUv to tbe institution of uisrrlage.
as hereinbefore eslab-ldshed: bat otherwise tbe rsguUv.iua within each State of marrtsge and divorce and oivtl and criminal jurisdiction over these subjects shall belong to the several States as heretofore. bxc 3. Congress shall havs power to enforcs this article by appropriate legislation. HEW COHPORATTOHS. Special Telegram lo Tne later Ooeaa.
KPBTXdvin.n in. June 2. Ths Secretary of State to-day incorporated the following companies: 1'eXln wster worse iwmpany. st Pekln; capital stock, 1 incor-porstors, Charles A Lamb, Harvey E. Keeler, and William W.
Guriey. The Chicago Com- 1 I TkaA I 'am mt. fTfifnacm UlUablVy A 1 1. wv. svwfww.v, 1 capital atock.
incorporatora. Isaac AU 1XTJ, JCDBIBIU u.iim.H i h. M4nn Ktinitr Cum. pany, at Chicago; capital stock, incorporators. George Haines.
Robert J. I a. uunuing, anu cpnraim iaoninx. i iiBormn UiUr Works, at Chicago: capital Incorporators, Charles F. Uomn, byivanua x.
jonnson, xnm muipr. Ha an lan. Tne Citizens' Building and Loan Assooistlon, of Troy, la cspltal stock, incorporators. Jsmea N. Jsrvls W.
F. i'eteri- Jsmee n. ummiDD, iisni a r- Dora, sou wn cx leieiiuM. $3, OOO; incorporators, Fred Wilms, Henry Dickhul. and ward DickhuL Congregation Moves Moptettore, at Cnlcago; no ipltal incorporators, Adoipo i-ixe, U.
A Vt vHM Curleton Club, at town of Lake; so capital social; Incorporators, James Lowery, Timothy Hohan, and Joseph F. tiickey. The Chicago Freight Handlers' Protective Union, nhn Hrv UiiImt llrafffa Patrick Savnlk, st Chicago; so capital stocx; Inoor- I kmiliu T. lOweaheisxy, and Aowesueisay. EAT CIAiag ASP VICTHITr.
Speelsl Telegram to The later Ooeso. EidCuubx Wis, June 2. The protracted drought which threatened this part of Wis consin with disastrous resaiti was relieved yesterday and last night by copious show ers, which- are having a most beneficial ef fect on tbe growing crops. Tne ground was parched to an extent that has not been ex perienced nere xor many year The management of tha Chuiiira St Peal. Minneapolis and Omaha, and Uus Green Bay and Winona- Railroad Co pan lea have adopted plans for the erection of a new and commodious passenger' depoc at Merrlllan Junction, east of this city.
1 he building will be one of the finest sad best-appointed along the route, and will be ie.dy for occu-panov by the middle of July. Several leading Chicago" lumber men are bere taking notea of the condition and future nntlook of tha trade, and have Under consid eration a project to make iuvestmente in several tracts of unippewa ne. BT5AWSEUBT kHiFJffJfn Bpeasi Aetegrsm to Tbe later Ocean. Ckxtbaua, lit, June 2. Centralia loaded five cars of strawberries to-day.
The fruit train, lert with alx cars for Chicaga There Is an abundance here yet, but no cases in which to ship. CBttXianr who are tronblsd with worms are nala in ths face, bine rlnira aro ni i tholr eyes. pick the nose, hive variable ai are fret ful ov Del la, cava Mil aie rcsneu sleep. lr. J.
H. McLean's I.v-.id or Candy Vermifuge will kul and cimIUk troublesome parasites. MORRIS. A Thriving, Wide-awake Induitrial City on the Chicago and Rock Island. -'S -ST.
-pi Efijoying ITatural Advantages of Mineral Wealth and Location Proeperity Awaits Her. la tho Distribution of ITannfactnring Capi tal a Fair Proportion Reaches the Spseial Conesnondenes of Xfce later Ocean. Moskia, IiL, May 3L Tha multitude of paaasogera wno nave nwow, wm.waiu wu the main line of the Chicago and Bock Island Railroad have no doubt noticed an Import' XEW XOBKAZ. ADD ant atation sixty miles from Chicago bearing the same of Morris. Every school-boy In the land baa at some tim, read of tha brilliant flasndal aohlovemeut- of Robert Morris, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, an eminent financier and during the eventful period in our country's history, that tried mens souls, superintendent of finance of the government.
Robert Morris, though long since dead. is embalmed in ths sffections of his country men forever. An excellent vignette of this great man Is Imprinted on the treasury notes Issued by tbe government f) be a perpetual reminder that "great deeds are sever for- tc '1. OXBBAJIO gotten by a patriotic and liberty loving peo ple. thk crrr op vobuis ts in all its aspects and surroundings a veritable aurprlse to the stranger.
Certainly it waa so to the writer, who 1 mpeliod by a natural fesllhg of reportorial lsquisitlvenesa alighted from the swift speeding train of the Chicago and Bock Island Railroad and sallied forth on his tour, of investigation. The -1 BTOBKIS BIOH writer bad formtd an impressioa In his mind thst Morris was a small country town, dull, destitute of commercial life and uninteresting, hurried walk through the business portion of the city quickly dispelled this The main streets presented interesting evidenos of tbe activ ty sad busines enterprise of ber citizens. The mercantile establishments are large and Imposing and fit tod with large stocks of mcxcbandise and ,4 Iintlnwtl hotirB Tiff Mil SJ1 STfif changing scone of business activity. AliQOHtin ins uosik ui uio vii-t A nt Imnka lumnff Utr from r.ncre chimnoTS and upon examination he found large industrial establishments which under tue active agency ox powwiu i if i 1 Tr- 1:" iir, rtt sss.i in engines were turning oat various useful products OP OUI LATTKB SAX CrVTLIZATiOW guided by tbe skilled hands of experienced operatives Tbe busy ham and clatter of condemns machinery, tbs conaeant work of practical mechanics and the shipments of ear loads of Unlsuud products from the factories all told an Interesting and surpris ing story of industrial enterprise and munici pal progresjiveneas. Tbe writer was duly Impressed with the magnitude of the operations of few of the leading industries of Morris and convinced himself in opposition to his preconceived Idess that Morris in all tho elements oi duhi seas life that so to make up a truly pro-e-raanlve and Drosberous community stood in tbe front rank of live towns in tbe State of Illinois.
There are some paints In tbis great com mon wealth which are perhaps better known than this city, that Is to say, cities that make no nreseneiona to- the nuaaeraion of over 3,000 inhabitant. This Is dne to tne fact that the typ eal Westerner will often Indulge in an overflow of buovant enthusiasm and will make a terrible hullabaloo which, in the BCIkSTIPIO XUHiPUO, coavenlent porta of the day, la called a boom," TBKSS ASS XO BOJMEBS lu Morris; there never has been any booming in tbis goodly city. Ivs batiness men are made up of tao conservative, practical, level-haaded kind who believe In actions, not words." They have sever been given to boasting or to retailing the merits of their city as a Uvo manufacturing nod eommerciid contr. Their aim haa always been the upbuilding of tbe municipality by an earnest and constant and indefatigable combination jof individual effort, 'i ney knew that true merit, whether concentrated in an individual or presented in the daily record of a city's doings, would sooner or Later axsert itaelf of its own volition and come to tbe top. T'iBT BLOCX.
Thus it has been with Morris Her citizens hsve done their work in their respective avocations silently and without any fuss or Harry. This work has resulted in. building up a lively and prosperous city; and now in the fail fruition of ber industrious labor the city has nnconsoiouly come to.tlie top, OXB OP THS raJMABY CACSES conducive to the growth and prosperity of any community is the steady propulsion of tbe wheel of tabor, unimpeded in its dally revolution the angry turbulence of SCBO0L. rioters, dlatisfactlon of working men, or ill-advised strikes- Communities free from these pernicious influences munt necessarily tho conr'O of time become important, if not great industrial centers. The city of Morris is singularly free from tola vicious element and its detrimental doings, and consequently the city haa steadily progressed in the pathway of industrial advancement.
One of the results accruing to the smaller towns of the State cf Uiinorsby the late labor troubles in Chicago will be the distribution of capital seek hi yr safe, profitable, and permanent investment in ruannfacting enterprises. Among cities favorably situated with natural advantages is the city of Mams, and manufacturers who study the problem of prudent Investment will undoubtedly be attracted to Morris as one of the desirable places to locste In. Grundy County, of which Morris is the sest of justice, is nobis mineral fuel, besides containing valuable deposits of Iron ore, potter's clay, fire clay, and building stone. It has been estimated that the average thickness of ma bios pxpEBXTrsra obcxdy oopxtt would yield 3,000.000 tons of coal to ever square mile or section of land nnder which ta ffTUllllll Ttk. hMla An.
wnrv In thickness from a few Inches to ten and twelve feet. As this clay is to pare it forms a valuable material for the manu- feature of nre brick and pottery. The build, tng stona found in Grundy County is known aa the Aux Sable atone. This stone is soft when tsken from tbe quarries, but grada- ally hardens, nntil it is almost iMnn.mliln tA work it. it is specially adapted for building purposss, Morris la located on tbe Illinois and Michl- gan Canal, at tne head of tbe Illinois River, near the Junction of tbe Kankakee.
and Mazon Railroad snd on the Chicago; Rock Island and Pacific Railway. Her in giving her citizens favorable freight rates to all points of tbe compass. Morris possesses excellent water power which can be utilized for manufacturing pursuits. The most important Indus- tries of tbe city are the Ohio Butt Company, tne Morris Cutlery Company, tha Allen Paper Car Wheel Company, Union Tile Company, Chicago Fire Proofing Comnanv. Northwest ern Tile and Brick Company, George tannery and brewery, and number of establishments engaged in tbe manufacture Af ih.
Hnnrfl KllniS. MirrlaffM and vsjp-. ona, marble and granite machinery. There are 500 hands employed. In these es- tablishmenta, the monthly wages of employes aggregating $20,000.
There are aevan bituminous cosi mines which hsve been operated for twenty years, There are one terra cot La and three tue factories in operation besides a number of brick yards. Capitalists from abroad are now con templating the erection of extensive terra cotta and tile works. Adjoining the city are large quarries of ssndstone now lying idle and offering splendid paying results to men K. SAxroap'a omct of energy and capital This superior sand- atone baa been used in the construction of tbe publio school building of this city. A number of tbe best business blocks and also the Morris jsll, Qulncy court-house, and other public buildings.
The population of Grundy county ta 1 OOa The city of Morris has 4.300 Inhabit-ants. rThe healthfullness snd prosnerity of a community are in a measure deoendent upon a good water supply. Morrta bss undoubtedly aa valuable and as pure water as can be found In the State. The artesian well from which the citizens derive their never-failing supply is 850 feet deep, has mineral asasuw uents, and is highly magnetic. The water Is emptied into reservoir, and thence distributed by water mains through tbe various portions of tbe city.
The medical properties of this excellent water gives it an additional value Jn the estimation of the people. TBX STATUS OP BKAX. ESTATK VALCKS is also an unfailing barometer indicative of -the progression or retrogression of a city. Judged by this standard Morris exhibits a steady, healthful, appreciable advancement; property values have advanced materially, and the uniform growth of the city, coincident with fact that property has kept gradually on the onward move, attest most satisfactorily the development of the city. The real estat and property valuation aa aaaessed is $003,004 noon the basis of one-third the actual valuation, Taxation for all purposes sbout per cenk The citizens of Morris pride themselves upon their excellent educstiosal facilities, The schools take high rank.
This is the home of. the well-known Morris Normal sod Scientific School snd Educational Institution, that nnmbers among its patrons, students from Illinois and nearly all of tbe Western States. Another educational institute that stands deservedly nigh is St. Angela's Acad emy, under the cnargeot the bisters of the Holy Cros. The academy is located in the northeastern part of the city and la very -beautifully situated.
The" buildings are large and commodious. The course consists of scientific, English and clasics, French and German taught by native teachers, painting. drawing, needlework, music, etc. Its graduates are everywhere teoognissd es accomplished ladies and ornaments of society. THS FIBLIO SCHOOIS comprise four ward schools and a high school building which coat $75,000.
The aggre-gate value of the ward schools amount to S25.000. Tbe enrollment of school children exhibits 7S5 in attendance. The coarse of study is similar to the instruction im ported in the beet schools of the State. Tne proficiency of tbe children Is somewhat above the average. Indicating nn usual excel- lenoe in the method of instruction.
1 T. Regan is superintendent of city schools, The churches here, as elsewhere, aro potent in their humanising and Christianizing influences Alt the various denominations sre found here in a flouishing condition and exercise a wnolesome swsy. The city bss an excellent nre department. "-J: i-AMjl Tr amnlv supplied witn apparatuv hoe and large cistern for the extinguishment of nil urea The telephone system is first-class and ably managed. The drainage of the city is nntu a'.
There are no stagnant ponds or sloughs irora which the poisonous miasma is engendered. The swift running current and the water in tne canal is pure. Morris is one of the most healthful places in the State tbe sverage mortality being extremely low, and the heaitlu uinons of the city favorable to an extended longevity. THIS UXITEP STATES EIPSESS and the WVstern Union Telegraphic Compa nies are fixtures of the city. The Morris Gas Company, capital swer, 140.000.
nald nn. Officers. WHIard Parrits. President; Wlllard Parritt. Secretary and SuperintcudenL The worka are altaated on tho corner of Jefferson snd Nettle streets, on Nettle Crsok.
and cover one acre. They were built in 1873 by E. M. Sklnnex for the manufacture ct oil gas from crude petroleum, and were run under that system nntil Sentember, 1SS5. when they were rebuilt by WlUard Parritt and chnngod Into the coal process st a cost of The works now consist of two ben'caes oi three retorts eaob, scrubber, four purifiers, condenser, station meter and holder, hoi Jr being inclosed and having a capacity of lO -000 Iet T.ier.
are four miles of four-inca Contiiued on Tftflh raj.) kJH 'i; 1 ii i. 1 "'Ii n-" -f-f 4 i 7..
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