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THE AB&UB. MONDAY. AUG. 3, lftOl.
: DETliOlT ftTADED.
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An Army of Boys in Blue Take
THE ENCAMPMENT A BIG SUCCESS.
Fifty Thousand Veta Al.uut the Figure
of Atn4ance Old Soldier Throng
into the City by Train-Loads and Find
m nearty Welcome and Abounding:
Hospitality The Programme for the
Week Preparation for the Event
Very Complete The Silver Anniversa
ry of the Great Organization Likely
To Be Historic
Detroit, Aug. 3. Very little was
thought of during last week by citizens of
Detroit except the "silver" encampment
of the Grand Army of the Republic, 18!U
being the twenty-fifth year of the orsaut
kation's existence. On all sides the work
of preparing for the hosts that were ex
pected were pushed and by Saturday
night everything was ready, bunting was
flying from innumerable buildings, and
the town was generally in holiday garb.
A number of camps had been fitted up for
gag, ,jys. ,i
DETROIT EXPOSITION WILPIXO.
General quarters of the G. A. R.
the veterans, the largest beiutf at the ex
position building, which is called camp
Sherman and will accommodate 15,Oiio
men. Another cmp named Weeper hus
room for 5,(1" hi, and altogether there were
quarters ready for 3t,0m veterans. Then
there is a hall devoted to the Women's
Relief Corps which will stow away 2,fn0
Will Bo a Multitude Prt-sent.
And there is not a f'ot too much room.
The telegraph tells of sold iers by the
thonsand coming from all directions.
Chicago reports that the city yesterday
was thronged with the boys in blue mak
ing their way to the encampmeut. Every
wherein the p.trks and ou the streets
the G. A. R. badge was to lie seen. All
the trains were crowded with vets; and
among them were many women. In fact,
it was evident that the men who marched
under Grant and Sherman and Sheridan
were taking "a 'day off," determined to
test the hospitality of Detroit. Those
from Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa seemed
to be for Colonel A. C. Weissert for commander-in-chief,
and as a concession to
east were looking with favor on Wash
ington as the place of meeting in 12.
The Field Hospital f eature.
A feature of this camp is the etah!ih
ment of a hospital corps, which will in
clude fifteen field hospitals and a corps of
over l.V) doctors, mi ith fifteen ambulances.
Another feature here will be the turning
out of the state trof.ps to do police duty
on the line of march. The grand parade
is set for tomorrow over a line of march
a little over five miles long. All day yes
terday the trains were unloading hundreds
of old soldiers at the various stations in
this city. They came from east, west,
north, and south, aud reported more com
ing. Some of the First Arrivals.
The vanguard of the army begau com
ing in Saturday, anil the way they have
been coming since is an earnest that every
department in the country thirty in num
ber wiB be largely represented. Yester
day the members of the reception commit
tee had their hands full all day receiving
thefnst arriving pots and getting them
comfortably domiciled in their camps and
starting them on thc:r rounds of pleasure.
At C;:iO a special pulled into the 111 uU
street station, bv.rfiug -V) uiemliero of G.
A. R. posts of Pitts.. .uig, l'a. Another
delegation or l'iilsburg veterans, number
ing 300 men, and accompanied by a large
number of ladies and visitors, arrived at
7 o'clock. At 6:l the McCoy post Xo. 1,
of Columbus, SOU strong, came in. A
special train arrived at t.15 bearing the
Xeedham post, of Lawrence. Mass., and
Howe post, of Ilnverhill, Mass. Blair
rjst, of St. Louis, 5(A) strong, arrived at
o'clock yesterday morning,
A Hoosier Font in Ouarters.
At 9:30 o'clock last night the Major An
derson post, of Indianapolis, 4ii strong,
with drum corp3 auJ drum maj.ir, j.ri iv
and took up its quarters at Camp Custer.
Lieutenant E. R. Geary post, of I'ittsburg.
accompanied by G. A. II. circle No. 1, and
led by the Allen school drum corps, ar
rived on the steamer City of Detroit 1 ast
evening. The steamer City of Detroit
also brought 1,7T passengers from south
ern and eastern points, about l.SnO being
members, of different Ohio and I'enns-l-vaniaG.
A. R. posts. TheFloridadelegation
also arrived during the day, as well as
that of West Virginia and the department
of Wisconsin and E. B. Wolcott post, of
A BIG DAY FOR RECEPTION.
The Veterans Swarm All Over the City
and Fill the t amps.
But today was the day when the crowds
came in. The delegates who had stopped
a few hours in Chicago yesterday heg:-.n
arriving in the morning and they took the
town. The camps rapidly filled up and
the reception committee was busy from
early morning putting them away in
their quarters. How many had arrived
when this report closed it is impossible to
state, but the town was full of them, and
with those known to be en route there
can be no doubt that there will be 50,K)
here by tomorrow morning. This fact
need not give any uneasiness as to accom
modations, for when the camps overflow
there is plenty of room elsewhere.
Detroit's Late list ring 1 Out.
Because if "hearts make homes,'" no vet
eran need feel himself a stranger this
week, for the whole population is putting
forth every effort to make eac h old soldier
remember the City of the Straits wr.b
pleasure throughout his remaining years.
Not only have the cmter gates of the city
been thrown open, but the citizen has left
his door ajar, and each guest of the people
must feel that be is welcome in the broad
est sense of the word. Extraordinary pre
cautions have been takes to insure a suf
ficient quantity of wholesome lood, every
possible provision has been made for the
reception and entertainment of the "boys
of '61," and nothing is lacking that could
add to the completeness of the prepara-
fcftms, nothing can detract from the"pleas
arable and justifiable pride with which
Detroit jrs welcome their guests.
Will Be a Great Success.
All tl ings considered, there seems to be
every n ason to believe that the silver en
campment will be just what has been
prophesied and intended the greatest
gathering of veterans since the grand re
view at the national capital at the close of
the war in ltW5. The Grand Army now is
at the ranith of its glory. It has grown
gradually to its present dimensions, and
in a few years will come the time
when tae number of recruits can ro
longer eqnal the number of comrades
"mustered out," and the twenty-fifth na
tional encampment is likely to go down to
posterity as the banner encampment in
the hisiory of the organization.
HEAC QUARTERS OF THE STATES.
Locations of the Officials of the Different
Depaitment headquarters are located as
follows Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois,
Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Texas,
West V irginia, Wisconsin, and District of
Coluralia, at the Russell House. Cali
fornia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan,
New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhone
Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and
Women s Relief corps, at the Hotel Cadil
lac. Commander Veazey and staff will
also have tiaeir headquarters at the Hotel
Cadi!!. K..nsa, Minnesota, Missouri,
Nebraska, and S;ns of Veterans, at the
Hotel Normandie. Loyal Legion at the
Detroit Lfght Infuntry armory. Ntv
York at Perkins' hotel. New Jersey at
house ol the Alger club and Georgia at oS
1'roeraiuine of the Encampment.
The programme of the encampment
after toJay is as follows, today being
given .p entirely to the reception of the
visitors: Tuesday, parade of G. A. R.,
naval eterans and Sons of Veterans at
10:JO a. m.,; at S p. m., reception and
greeting to Commauder-in Chief Veazey
and numbers of the G. A. R., Sous of
Veterans and Women's Relief Corps; !l p.
m., reception to the commander-in-chief
and vet -rans of the G. A. R. Wednesday,
10:30 a. m., twenty-fifth annual session of
the national encampment; 10:30 a. m.,
ninth annual convention of the Women's
Relief corps; in the evening there will be
a grand naval and pyrotechnic display.
There v ill alsobe campfires. Thursday,
10:30 a. m., adjourned session of the
twenty;;ifth annual encampment of the G.
A. R. Iu the evening there will be a
banquet to the officers aud delegates.
There will also be campfires. Friday. riding
about the city, excursions to various
river J.nd lake resorts, etc.. at will.
Saturday will be break ranks aud go home
Oter Features of the Reunion.
The survivors of the famous Third
Light B-igide of the First division, Fif.h
army c rps, will hold a reunion oa
Wednesday, with the Sixteenth Michigan
volume rs. This was General Butter
field's brigade, which had the honor to oe
detailed to receive the surrender of Gen
eral Let's army at Appomattox. TLe
national convention of the ex-prisoners of
war will lie held Auj. 5 in the common
council i hamber: the National Association
of Naval Veterans will hold their conven
tion in the court house on Wednesday.
On the time day there will he a reunion
of army and navy musicians who served
during the war. All who were in brigade
or regin.ental bands and those who served
asbugltrs, fifers, or drummers, whether
they ha e made music a profes-ion since
the war or not, are invited to attend.
Talking Grand Army Polities.
The pi litics of the G. A. R. were boom
ing yest-rday and this morning, and dele
gates wtre being buttonholed by the hus
tlers for the different, candidates for commander-in-chief.
The men were simply
feeling the ground. Several lieadquartirs
of candidates were in full blast today.
New York is first on the list with three
candidaies. They are General II. A. B.".r
num, of New York city; General John
Palmer, of Aibany, and (General Ira M.
Hedges, of Haverstraw. t'iiio presents the
name of Jud;e S. 11. Hurst. Michigan's
favorite is Charles P. Lincoln, a resident
of Michigan, but assistant commissioner
of petitions at Washington. Wisconsin
has a candidate who will come near get
ting the place, and that is Colonel A. G.
California Has a 3lan.
He was one of the leading candidates a
year ago. and withdrew iu favor of Com
mander Veazey, and it is said that by do
ing this he secured the influence of the
conuiiHiider's friet'ds and lle promise of
the place this year. Since the last com-mnr.der-.n-chief
was selected from the far
east, the Pacific states will claim the honor
this yesr, as John Smeaburr, of Cali
fornia, v ill come here with a loyal and en
thusiast c following, and will preett the
claim th it iu twenty fi."e yra.'s the Pacilic
coast has never been recognised by the
Com position of a Felony.
New "i OUK, Aug. :!. Nearly three years
ago William R. Foster, a lawyer of this
city, sto'.e SV.3,000 from the gratuity fund
of the Produce exchange and fled toSpaifc.
There is no extradition treaty with Spain
under waich his arret could be demand
ed, but i: is probable that Foster wiil 1
compelled to make good the stolen money
from the proceeds of a legacy of Juo,ouo
which he has inherited. At a meeting of
trustees ot the Produce exchange it was
resolved to send a lawyer with a detective
to see Foster at his retreat in Spain. He
is said to be willing to execute a transfer
of some of his property because he desires
to returti to this country. If matters can
be arranged so that there w.ll be no crim
inal protecution he will probably return.
Quay's Dream About Blaine.
Philadelphia, Aug 3. The first pub
lie utterf.nce of Senator Quay on the ques
tion of the next Republican nomination
for president was delivered in his room in
the Continental hotel Saturday evening.
He was being questioned, by some of hiB
taany ctllers about Secretary Blaine's
leal ih, a ad from that familiar topic the
transition was easy to the Bubject of the
secretary's probable attitude with refer
ence to t ie nomination for the presidency.
Senator ijuay said: ''I do not.know any
thing about his intentions, but while I was
iu Wash ngton I dreamed that Biaine was
settled a Nail Mill Strike.
FrsDLAT, O., Aug. 3. The managers of
the Salem Wire Nail company, of this
city, and tne employes had a conference
Saturday evening which resulted in a
settlement of the strike which bad been
on for a -week in reference to the scale. It
is understood that the managers refused
to sign the scale prepared by the Amal
gamated association, but presented one of
their own. According to this scale the
men are required to put in more hours,
bat are I aid better wages. '
It Results in Warrants for Sev
THIRTEEN MEN ON THE BLACK LIST.
One Being; the Man at Whose House the 1
riot to Kill Molitor Is Alleged to
1 Have Been Hatched A Woman Con
firms Repke Charge 7 Something
About the Mnrdeved Man How the
Shadow of a Crime Pursued One oi
Petosket, Mich., Aug. 3. The prose
cuting attorney of Presque Isle county
Saturday issued warrants for the arrest of
the following men whom William Repke
claims assisted him to murder Albert
Molitor and his clerk, Ed Sullivan, of
Rogers City, sixteen years ago. Herman
Hoeft, Andrew E. Banks, John Bande,
Redmond Bruder, Frederick Bruder,
August Grossman, Carl Voegler, Gottlieb
Menda, Charles Weissengert, August
Sorgenfry, August Furman, Fred Johns,
and Henry Jacobs. The confessor, Repke,
was already in prison. The men are ail
well known and some of them hold public
Was One of the Ringleaders.
Herman Hoeft is one of the oldest and
wealthiest citizens of Rogers City, and
was for several terms the county treasurer.
He was, so Repke says,, one of the ring
leaders in the conspiracy to murder Moli
tor. Repke asserts that Hoeft wanted to
get rid of Molitor liecause of business
jealousy. The county was at the time
sparsely settled, aud at that date it re
quired a new courthouse and many other
improvements. Iu procuring these Moli
tor took an active part, and a considerable
debt was necessarily saddled upon the
county. This fact. Repke alleges, was
ued to prejvlice the minds of the people,
and was partly instrumental iu inducing
others to become participants in a plot to
Not on Hand at the Murder.
Another leader, according to Repke's
confession, was Andrew K. Brinks, ex
circuit court commissioner and ex super
visor, now residing in Moltke township, a
few miles from Roeers City. It was in
his house, Renke states, that the meetings
were held and the conspiracy formed, an 1
where the oaths were administered bind
ing the men to stand as one. The con
fessor, Repke, states that neither Hoe it
nor Banks was withtke. party theeveuirg
of the shootirg. Repke says that Banks
had promised, if the shooting was success
ful, the men were to receive the reward
atrreeil upon, and that it hail lieen depos
ited at some place known to them.
Kepfce's Story Corroborated.
A German woman named Kraus, who
lived near Banks' house, said that she saw
frequent gatherings there, and becoming
inquisitive crept into an addition adjoin
ing the hou-e one night and claimed she
overheard the whole conspiracy. She had
mentioned tuis, but fearing harm might
come to her if she divulged too much
never gave any names, but her story now
appears to le confirmed by Repke. She
removed to Detroit last fall, where she
and her daughter now live. Augu. i
Grossman of Bismarck township, who is
one of the accused, has Wen for many
years a supervisor, and Henry Jacobs if
Belknap, an ex-supervisor, is also impli
cated. Repke says the latter is the one
who fired the fatal shot.
Molitor a King' Natural Son.
It r asserted that Molitor was a natural
son of old King William of Wurtemburg
and came to this country while quite
young, being banished for trying to steal
a plan of ihe fortifications at Uhlan.
After coming here he enlisted in the army
and soon rose to a place on Gen. Siegel's
staff. After the war he went to Detroit,
married, and formed a partnership with a
man named Rogers. They came to this
county, built a mill, importing Ger
mans and Poies to work it. The burning
of the mill caused Rogers to draw out.
He left Molitor without money.
Had One Kingly Attribute.
By his influence with the Germans Moli
tor got himself elected treasurer of tue
county, and it is said that by manipulat
irg the mor.?y and juggling with the
funds rebuilt the mill and acquired a great
deal of money. He refused to make any
accounting, and ruled the people with a
rod of iron, bringing Hpon himself, so
many people say, the fate he -met. Kepke
is a fairly intelligent German farmer, and
thinks he w'll go to prison, but says he
prefers death rather than carry the secret
His Crime Pursued Him.
In his confession he s.tys the only reason
it was made i.-that ill In; k has pursned
him the last few years. His children have
lieen drowned, h'.s barns and house burned
without apparent cause, his investments
all turned out. bad, and his horses died.
All this would not have made him con
fess, he says, but of late he has been una
ble to sleep nights from thinking of the
crime and he could not stand the strain
OLD WORLD ANIMOSITIES.
They Cause a Blot at a Cleveland Cborrb
Quelled by the Folice.
Cleveland, Aug. 3. Four hundred
members of the congregation of St. Ladis
laus' church engaged in a serious riot in
this city yesterday. The congregation is
about equally composed of Slavs anJ Hun
garians, who do not affiliate, and it hr.s
been customary to hold services for the
former in the morning and for the latter
in the afternoon. Yesterday the Hun
garians wanted to dedicate a banner and
hold their services in the morning, but
they did not inform the pastor until Sat
urday, and it was then too late to notify
Women Heave Stone at the Priest.
Both factions met yesterday morning
and engaged in a free fight. The police
were summoned, and under their protec
tion Father Maratouve was removed to a
place of safety, though Btones were hurled
at bim by the infuriated women. The
police threatened to arrest the leaders of
both factions, and finally they dispersed,
though not until there were several black
eyes and bloody noses.
Strike in a Fire Department.
SEATTLE, Wash., Ang. 3. Every mem
ber of t he fire depart men t resigned Satur
day night. This was brought about by
the action of the retrenchment committee
of the council in reporting a cut of $15 a
month all around. All engineers are cnt
fJO. The reduction is to take effect Aug la.
Sawmill Burned at Muskegon.
- . Muskeoos. Aug. S Tbe sawmill of At.
Wilson & Oo. was burned Saturday.
Loss, HO.OOCk Jnaunwce, frJu.QOJ. The mill
employed siityi-en men. . - -
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