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voL. xxx,.-NO 162. HELENA MONTANA. .ATUoRDAY MORNIN. JLY4, . -89. PIoCE FivE CENTS UPSET BY THE KAISER. Arrangements for His Entertain. ment in England Not Satisfao. tory to William. He Is Not Disposed to Witness the Review of Volunteer Troops. Hope That Some Significant Political Utterances May Be Made at the Guild lHamll Banquet. [Copyright. 1891, New York Associated Prnees.l LoNDON, July 3,-Before Emperor Wil liam left Itotterdam to-night the latest place of the official programme for his re ception in England had not received his approbation. Since the first draft was sub mitted him, he has busied himself with upsetting the day. i1e declines to review the volunteers at Melberton,the greatest popular function in his honor, after the progress to Guild hill. Reports are that the refusal is absolute, and that ho dropped a remark that he did not want to look at tradesmen parading as soldiers. As the abandonment of the review is likely to be resented as an indignity by the volunteers, it is proposed to substitute for the review a march past the horse guards, if his kaisership can be induced to tolerate the spectacle. The pagentry associated with the visit now ill conceals a fact of serious political import. On the eve of his starting on his tour the emperor declared that the dreibund had been renewed and Premier Rludini pro claimed entete with England. The govern ment here refuses to give explicit responses to questions in the commons on the nature of the commitments of Englond, but the universally accepted belief in diplo matic circles is that Salis bury is pledging the country further than he cares to reveal. Some inkling of the real position, it is hoped. may be got from the speeches at Guild hall banquet, which is often selected for striking minis terial announcements. If the emperor is permitted to exercise his tendency to utter frankness something will become known, but official opinion is that Lord Salisbury will succeed in tutoring him into some for mal declaration that will disclose nothing. Press comments indicate perturbation in government circles. "Though the visit may be sport for him," says a leading unionist weekly, "it is no fun for us. Could not he have left it alone? Is it friendly thus to be superheating the hatred of France for Englnnd end increasing the ill will of Russia?" Whatever may be thb meaning of the emperor's presence here, no foreign potentate was ever received with similar elaborate preparations. The squadtion which is to salute the yacht to-morrow is the pick of the British navy. Along the railway route every station is a mass of floral and flag decorations. The American delegates to the interna tional congregational council will got a publio reception at Plymouth and will join ui the Mayllower celebration. The lord mayor of London will entertain them at Guild hall. PRINCE RISMARCK. The Alleged Cause or Ills Removal From Ot(ice. FnRIEnRICHsRUnle, July 3.-An Associated press correspondent to-day called upon 1'rnce Bismarrck and directed the latter'i attention to allegations made recently in the London Times by M. Blowitz, concern ing statements attributed to Count Von Minster. In effect the latter declared ht heard Emperor William a year before he died. nanue General Von Caprivi as Priner ]Bismarck's successor na chancellor. shoulc he (emperor) be compelled to discard the prince, who was becoming overbealinrl3 headstrong. Count Von Munster is said t, have also recalled another occasion or which the old emperor c:rml.lr ieod of tht chancellor's ndval:cing his son, Count Herbert Ilisn.arek, as the greates1 act of nepolism in politics ever recorded, but which tihe emperor said, mulst lih borne because the services of Bisnmarck word still needed. Irince Lislmarck said hl was not willing to discuss Count Vor Munster's alleged utterances on the eventr which led up to his (elhncellor's) removal from office. The prince's secretary and personal lphysician. Dr. Chrysande, on the other hand, safid the 'limes' story was coin pletely contradicted by t! o German press, as it was so obviously untrue that formal denial of so-called facts was not necessary, Parnell Loses Prestige. LoTnoN, July 3.-1'arnoll's nmIrriage hart not helped his cause, as he and his friende confidently hoped it would. The action ol the Irish bishops yesterday in roaffirminp the declaration that Parnell was unfit to be the leader of the Irish people shows that no quarter will be given him by the clergy, 'this is considered the final blow to Par nell's cause, and the reception which he met with at COrlow yesterday shows that the people have ceased to pay any attention to him. At Myshall, it may le added, Parnell addressed a meet ing at whlch only thirty people were pres. enut. He had a successful meeting at T'omagh to-day, and afterward essayed tc speak at Fallon, probably the most hostile district inl Ca(rIlow. 'There he was rtcivid by priests and the bitterest anti-ParnelliteE with hisses nud gtoann. A bnuner was dis played with the insc' iltion. "Kitty damna tion, but himu scalded." The police had hard work to avert a riot. Tihe Emperor in Hollandl. TimE HA(ir:, July 3.-The emperor and empress of Germlany, accompanied by the queen and queein regent of Holland, ar rived here this morning end-were received at the railroad station by the German min ister, municipal authorities and diplotmatic corlps. The party wras driven to the palaOce amid deafrenin clieers froml tnlls of thoin F:ands of people who gathered inl the streets to greet the ouperial visitors. In this city its, at, Amsterdam, troops wore plentifully dis played in honor of tile emeIrtr. and the city was gaily decorated with flowers nitd Ilage. After a short rest t t the palace, the emperor tlnd oilrpress of (iernlany drove through the itin thorouVlhfares of the capital and afterwards received i depute - lion from the German residents of The Hague. During the afternoon the emperor nid empress visited several points of in terest and then continued their journey to ltotterdant. Would Not lteeoglzn Illm. I ONDON, July :.-Augustine (loss, repre sentative of the congressional or insurgent party, made an ilnunecessfill attempt to- day to, got the courts of Great lBritain to recotl izoe the Cihilian conigress s the grovorunintn Ot Chili. RIoss appeared in court claiminu b represrnt the goverIInmenIt of Chili and frayed for ani injunction to restrain the Sothachilds and Iarinlngs fromi paying over 1proreeds arising from the sale of oertain Chilihan securitiets to any pitesons hut those duly authorized by the Chliliat governmtent to receive such proceeds. The court ro Sased the application on the ground that the applicant had failed to prove himself accredited by either government of Chili or that it was proved that the government of Great Blritain recogtzed the Chilian gov ernment. The Standard Ol1 Cbmpany. Baaen,m, July 3.-Interviews with the wholesale and retail coal oil dealers show general opinion that the Standard Oil Company, having absorbed big importing houses, will now try again to control the jobbing trade and then of the retail busi ness in Germany. Every step is taken in exact conformity with the law, and reme dies to be proposed are likely to prove only temporary and ineffective. It is generally believed here even the Ilothschilds will have to yield to the American company. Drought and Locusts. CALCUTTA, July 3.-The weather has im proved during the past week but more rain is needed everywhere, except in Burmah and Assam. If the present conditions con tinue for another fifteen days there will be grave cause to fear an extensive crop failure. Extensive swarms of locusts are appearing throughout the whole northern part of India and also in the province of 1 Bengal. Arrival at Rotterdam. loTT.rnDAM, July 3.-The German em peror and empress arrived here this after noon. The party visited the harbor and quays and then embarked on the Hohen zollern after kissing the hands of the queen and queen regent and bidding them a cor dial farewell. A Dutch squadron escorted the imperial yacht to sea. England to Ito Represented. LoNnoN, July 3.-Ferguson, political sec retary of the foreign office, announced to day in the commons a provision to be made for a royal commission. which is to provide for the representation of England at the World's fair in Chicago. The Structure Collapsed. BERLIN, June 8-While volunteer firemen were working in a burning house at Dar gun to-day the structure collapsed, and four firemen were killed and five danger ously injured. FINANCIAL CO-OPERATION. United States Authorities Discover a Fraudulent Fraternity. WHEELNmo, W. Va., July 3.-United States authorities swooped down 'on a fraternity of financial co-operation to-day, too late to catch the big birds engaged in it, however, but they arrested J. C. Newell, of Philadelphia,' in charge, and stopped all operations. Warrants are also out for sev eral others for complicity in the scheme, and telegrams have been sent to United States marshals at Philadelphia, Washing ton, D. C., Baltimore, Cleveland, 0., and other points, to arrest them on sight, on the charge of using the mails for fraudu lent purposes. On Tuesday of this week a Cleveland attorney levied an attachment on the fraternity funds in the Exchange bank here, in behalf of the certificate holders of that city, who claimed they had been swindled by the order. The supreme officers got wind that the postoflice officials were after them and sold the offlice supplies to a junk dealer, includ ing files of letters received flomn victims. Postollice inspectors purchased these let ters from the junk dealer, and will use them to furnish damaging evidence against short term men. They tell a story of fraud seldom equalled in the history of skin games. There are also damaging letters passed between the officers of the frater nity. This makes the third institution of I this kind broken up within a week, and one imore is still doing business here. Got Ten Years in the Pen. SPOKANE, July 3.-[Special.]-Fred Tuck I er, a well known musician of this city, who i was convicted a few days ago of criminal 3 assault on his five-year-old daughter, was to day sentenced to ten years in the peni tentiary by Judge Moore, after denying a motion for a new trial. Notice of appeal to the supreme court was given by Tucker's attorneys, and bail was fixed at $8,000, which he will be unable to furnish. Tacker's wife has stood by him throughout the trial and excuses his crime on the e ground that he was suffering from the effects of a protracted spree at the time and did not know what he was doing. lTucker is a young man and has heretofore I borno a good reputation. Stole a Tray or Diamsonds. NAnnrvrT.LI,, Tenth., July 3.-This after 1 noon while F. Wiggers and a colored porter * were alone in the former's jewelry store, a man entered and asked to look at some sal verware. Wingers went to the rear of the a store to show the goods. The oustomer was hard to please and finally left without purchasing. (iOn going to the front of the store Wiggers found $8,000 worth of dia m iorlts gone. The tray iii which they were kept was thrown under the counter. The s theory is that a pal of the silverware cus tomer's slipped in and stole the goods while the latter was in the rear of the store. Found Guilty of Murder. MEMr'tIes, Tenn., July 3.-The verdict of the jury in the case of Clay King, for killing D. H. Poston is, guilty of murder in the first decree. There was no apparent emotion on the part of Kine occasioned by this announce meeti, but he sat gazing steadfastly in the fracos of the jury, preserving the same canlm indifference that has characterized his bearing throughout the trial. Judge G(reer. counsel for the defense, at once made a motion for a new trial. 'iolated thie Law. BSrn FrewD, Ill., July 3.-The United States griand jury has indicted Milton Knight, st. Louis, general freight agent Wabash railway. and M. Kehlor, of Kehlor Itoo., of St. Loutis, ltouring mIill firm, for violating the interstate commerce law. It is alleued that Knight gave Keblor BIros. re lattes on flour shipped for export in the way of a commission. Both Kniight and KeIhlor furnished botnds in the sum of, $2',500. The Victims of urglarns. ST. .AIt., July 3.--At White Heaver Lake lIst nighlt bhurglari entered everal cottages and took several thousand dollars worth of valouables and moIney. Fitzsimmone, the ipugilist, had his valuable diamond prizes stolen, and his trainer, Jimmy Carroll, is also a victim. Preparing for lIls Work. seNO FInt, N. Y., July 3.-Warden Itrown thinks the sentence of death in the eases of Sthe four condemned murderers, Wood, Smiler, Hlocuiu and Juvgigo, will have to be carried out mlixt week, and is goillg on with plrepatrations for four electrocutions. Arrestrel t.el,,trfeltcrs. WAsuItosTON, huly 3. --Ilnited States Agent liarris, of (Clafornia, his arrested John Ii. G(ireen and Mrs. linuny 'Page nItr Antioch for counterf'iting. Hli capturtid the olmo tlete outilt tisgethUer with a quantity of ouuuterfeit dollars. FRIGIHTFUL Ravenna, Ohio, the Scene of a Rail. road Accident of Most Ap palling Character. Nineteen Persons Mangled and Their Bodies Burned Out of Human Semblance. Horrified Onlookers Powerless to Stay the Flames or Extricate the Victims. Several Not Killed Outright Slowly Roasted to Death in the Debris. The Added Horror of Darkness Made the Scene Frightful Beyond Imaglna tion-Some One Blundered. RAvaxsA, Ohio, July 3.-Nineteen people were killed and twelve injured at an early hour this morning in the most frightful railroad accident of the present year. At three o'clock the east-bound express on the Erie was lying at the station while some re pairs were being made by the engineer. Flagman Boynton was started back with a lantern to warn any possible danger from the rear. Suddenly, without warning, the headlight of a locomotive flashed around the curve and a fast stock train dashed down the steep grade from the west, crash ing into the rear of the passenger train standing quietly at the depot. There was some dreadful mistake. Nineteen precious human lives were crushed out in a moment and twelve persons maimed and injured. Following is a list of the killed and in jured: Killed: Henry Gildea, John McAvoy, Patrick Ryan, T. Boppa, T. Hupp, P. Burns, J. Kimball, Owen Hardman, Thos. Nolan. Thos. Keville, George Gildea, David Beth ian. J. Coyle, N. Newcombe, D. Ryan, D. Cassidy, Henry McGill, all glass workers of Findlay, O., and Corning, N. Y.; C. Griffin, A. Gunthrop and W. Kain, of Brooklyn, passengers in a pullman sleeping car; un known nurse and little child. In jured: Joseph Morgan, Thos. Hanley, Geo. Smith, Jas. Dwycken, Dennis Ryan, Jas. Smith, of Corning, N. Y., and John Cad won, H. C. DeGraff, Jas. McGill, John Keat. inm.. FP Jones, Jonas Clark. All these are seriously hurt and some may die. The passenger train was about ten minutes late, owing to trouble with one of the cars. The train, at the time of the accident, lay on the main track just at the bottom of a steep grade, and thoug h the trainmen knew they were followed by a fast freight, no one seemed to think the freight was at their very heels, and once on the down grade coming into the station it was a hard matter to stop, especially as the freight did not intend to make Ravenna a stopping place. What might have been expected actually happened. The freight was making time, and came down hill with a rush, the engine and tender being fairly hurled through the rear cars of the passenge. When a correspondent arrived on the scene after the accident the sight was awful. Piteous cries for help arose from a heap of wreckage and willing hands were already tearing at the heap of broken and twisted timber and iron. Suddenly here and the:e tiny tongues of flame sprang up from crev ices in the wrecked train. Fire had added to the horrors of the wreck, and fight as they would the rescuers could not drive the ugly element back one foot from the writh-. ing victims, who shrieked and implored in vain for help that was willing enough, but was far too weak to tear aside the iron and timbers before wreck and flames had done their worst. There were very few injured who did not die, and very few dead who were not bruised and broken and blackened and burned out of all semblance to the form of their Maker. tom nailey, orueornlng. wUo was in cue fatal rear car, with a score of fellow glass workers. on their way home to Corning, after a season's work in Ohio, says it was a miracle a single oocupaut of the car es caped to tell of what followed the crash. "I was half asleep," said he, "when I fancied I heard a man cry out in alarm. Too sleepy to fully investigate, I glanced around the car and sank back into a seat. Opening my eyes the next moment it seemed as if I had fallen asleep and awakened in another world. I seemed to feel no shock, only a smothered crash and a dull sensation of pain, resulting probably from a terrifi blow 1 received on the back of the head. Then a realization of what had happened canme only too soon, as the most horrible groans and cries came from every side, from poor fellows who an instant before had been oxchanging sonime cheery remark. Then came the fire, and with the first blaze I stopped my ears to the screams of pain and terror. I was wedged in by some one, my friend probably, but he was so bent, twisted, and doubled under and about my benumlbed legs that I could lnot tell what it was, ex cept that it was human and living at one time, but dying now. Many were caught and pinionied to their seats, or squeezed against the walls of the car or against the engine that had dashed into and through the cars. Wherever they were there they stood or lay, pleading in vain for help and seeing every moment the flames creeping closer and closer, winding about their limbs and licking their faces, and one by one their cries were stilled. My escape was simply a miracle and camne about through no effort of my own. I was forced or knocked toward a break in the car and after hard work, extricated my legs from a mass of wreck and human forms and foun found myself standing in the outside air badly hurt but alive. There was no delay in assistance, but all eflorts were fruitless until the arrival of the city tire department. T'lhe Ilames could not he stayed until water had been poured into the wreck for hours. It seemed to the agonized onlo,okers, but in reality all hu nman power could downs dome. At daylight they were subdued and a fearful crowd of several hundred stood at the station, gaz fhg an the sickening sight. While all about them was the smiuthering odor of burnine human flesh arising froim the mass of black, heaped up, wreckage. Now and then the eye chance upon little shreds of clothing or charred lesh aend bones, ealch and all black ened roasted to a horrible degree. IProb ably the most fearful sight, if one could be worse than another, wais the ap pearance of the boiler of the freight engine. In the first shook the front end of the boiler was broken in and the engine plowed its way through the lans;: of humanity. Four poor fellows were act ually scooped up in the cauldron, wounded and helpless. and there they lay, slowly roasting to death before the eyes of speo tators who would, but could not, aid them. There were afterwards fished out piece meal by firemen's hooks and covered with cheeting. Aid for the wounded was soon at hand, but for the dead there was nothing but to hide them from eight ts soon as possible. The )Etna building was transformed into it morgue and, as the masses of burned haesh were hooked out were hastily removed there and either stretched at full length, or huddled in little heaps. An enormous crowd had gathered about the morgue, but the doors were closed. Mome, morbidly curious, crept up to the windows, only to fall back aghast at what they seen. Nineteen remains of what had been human, covered with eheetings through which a bare, blacked limb here and there protrud ed, while the blood soaked through the white cloth and puddled on the floor. Coroner Sherman, with assistant, stepped) from one to the other, searching for letters or some means of identifying one mass frjm another. This was difficult. In halt a dOaen instances the entire head had been buaced off, leaving only a blacked trunk. grigi and ghastly, defying all efforts of idebtfiAation. Naames and other data could only be secured from surviving friteds. No one could tell one trunk from another. Among the entire nineteen be heoded bodies but two had retained any thitig resembling the features of a human. t1 Was here in the morgue that the most topehing and awful discovery of the night wis shade. The coroner tenderly removed frsm one form a clotted sheet, to find be neatdi the unmistakable form of a woman, and worst of all, clasped in her arms, as if to hield its young limbs from the flames that had evidently consumed both, was an infant child. She had shielded the babe until the last, and even in death her black ened arms were unwilling to be separated from their charge. a' coroner has been so busy all day getiring means of identification that nothiug was done toward an inquest, but a searching examination is now being made of the survivors, One fact has impressed all here-not one trainman met injury. W. H. Young, of Meadville, Pa., conductor of the fleight train, giving his version of the affair, said: "We were running atamoder ate rate of speed but the grade was steep and we had a very heavy train. 'lhe flag man was not far enough out and we could not see him in time to stop. All the train men got off in time to escape injury." The two sleepers were the Warsaw and the Ascoli. The rear car was a special, in which was a party of glass blowers. 'Ibis car and the Warsaw, next to it, were com pletely destroyed. The wreck will be an expensive one from a financial standpoint, as the loss will foot up in the neighborhood of $100,000. BIy nine o'clock the wrecking car had the debris nearly cleared and the wounded were being cared for. Trainmaster Corbin was also on the scene. Supt. Matson would give no opinion, nor make any statement in regard to the wreck, but the case will be fully investigated and the strict rules of the Erie system will be enforced. Many wild rumors are afloat, but none worthy of cred ence, and only close investigation will place the blame where it belongs. This afternoon an inquest was held in the Ravenna court house, the object being to find out who is responsible for the wreck. About twelve witnesses were present, but only two had testified when the inquest ad journed. FUN AT .BOZEMAN. Racing There Yesterday and To-Day Other Sports. BOZEEMAN, Mont., July 3.-[Special.]-The race meet for July 3 and 4 opened this af ternoon with fine weather and a rather hard track. In the gentlemen's driving race Lundrum's Young America took the purse. In the three-quarter mile dash Jessie But ler's sorrel chestnut Pearl Dean was an easy winner,Glen Bar taking second money. Betting was active, Glen Bar being favorite. In the free-for-all trotting race, Cotton wood Chief took third, fourth and fifth heats, Mabel, driven by H. W. Foster, tak ing first and second. The feature of to morrow's programme is a well-arranged hurdle race. Racing at Chicago. CnIcAoo, July 3.-Weather clear and cool. track slow; five furlongs:-Blaze Duke won, Namles second, Ray third. Time, 1:07. Dash, one mile. Among the star tels were three California cracks, Rinfax, Clio and Aloah. Rinfax won after leading the en tire journey, Camilla was second, being a length before Clio. Time, 1:48) . Mile and seventy yards: Dunn won, Pink erton, second; Sunny Brook, third. Time, 1:53. Mile and one furlong-.Virge D'Or won; Glockner, second; Pinkerton, third. Time, 2:04. Mile and seventy yards-Lady Blackburn won; Lela May, second; Albano, third. Time, 1:53 . Five furlongs-Lurt Gunn won: Farmer, second; Harding, third. Time, 1:06. Brighton Beach Races. BaIroreN BEACH, July 3.-Weather fair, track fast. Three-quarters of a mile Goldstep won, Lancelot second, Blanch third. Time, 1:17'lo. Seven furlongs-Dr. Helmuth won, Kitty second, J. ]. third. Time, 1:2i:;.. Mile--Pearl won, Rambler second, Lapanto third. Time, 1:44. Six furlongs--Pedestrian won, Meduca second. Gold Wave third. Time 1:1812. Seven furlongs-Leveller won, Zed soc ond, Picket third. 'Time, 1:31. Six furlongs--Urbanna woo. Tattler sec ond. Midget third. Time, 1:1(6t. Five furlongs-Zarling won, Fremont second, Refraction third. Time, 1:03. On the Kansas City Track. KANSAS CITY,. July 3.-Track fast. Nine sixteenth of a mile-Lucy Doy won, Hal Fisher second. Tramp third. Time, 1:58. Five and one-half furlongs--Lettie won, Alt.eoa second, Bob Francio third. Timle, 1:14. Fifteen-sixteenths of a mile-King P'un ster w)sn, Tamer Lane second, Florence Slaughter third. 'Times, 1::S31. Four and one-half furlongs--First l)ay won, Angeree second, Flying Hi third. Si' furlongs--l'astime won. Itn Box second, Beecher third. Time, 1:193s. BASE IAHALL GAMES. The Home Club Mlentioned First in the Record Here P'rinted. LEAGUE CrLU.s. Chicago 6. Cleveland 4. Cincinnati G, Pittsburg 5. AtBOCIATI ON (1utrIuR. Washington 2, Cincinnati 2. Athletics t. Baltimore 2. :Coal Millers Strike. Pl'FoirA, Ill., July 3.-Sixteen hundred muiners in the Peoria district joined in ai strike to-day. There are eight railroad mines in this district and the rest are owned by private corporations. All operators have plenty coal on hand and the strike would iost affect them for sixty days. Th'y have anticipated sinoo springl and all dealers istored up heavily. No cause for the strike is assignied by the IsineRa hero except that miners elsewhere went out. lasted Two Itonnds. A sparring exhibition awas held in llar sionia hall last night. The event of the evening was a contest between Ike Hayes, osf this city, and ian unknown from Denver. Ilsth men are heuvy weights. The Denver san lasted just two ruouds. There woure four deaths from sunstroke in Stockton, Cal., and vicinity Wednesday. The theralomster registered 103. FOSTER MUCH TROUBLED, rho Secretary Explains His Action in the Plate Printer Trouble. Powderly Bonds Him a Letter in Which He Revlows the Situation. Itearrangement of the pillltla-New Comn menders Aslsgned to the Different Divisilons-Their Orders. WAslnrxToro, July 3.-The secretary of the treasury received a letter this morning from Grand Master Workman Powderly, of the Knights of Labor, reviewing the case of the discharged plate printers in about the same tone as his statement to the public, I and in addition intimating that the Knights of Labor will appeal the case to the presi dent. hecretary Foster, in speaking on the subject to-day, said that the letters which Jordan, one of the discharged men, claims to have received from offering him his old position in the bureau was not sent by him. The secretary explained that he was dis cussing the case with Messrs. Cavanagh and Devlin and had submitted several proposi tions to them which did not seem altogether satisfactory. He said he was willing to appoint seven men to places in the bureau with the un derstanding that Jordan, who is making a good living, would not return to work. "They wanted more than this," con tinued the secretary, "and said they were afraid if Jordan were offered the place with this understanding and it should get to the ears of Meredith he would crow over them and boast that they had been defeated. I went so far as to draft a letter to Jordan. There had been several papers written dur ing the conference, in about these terms: 'Places were to be found for the other six men, and would he accept position in bu reau.' I agreed to give them this letter, to be given to Jordan, if they should promise on their honor as men they would either re turn it to me or hand me Jordan's deolina tion. This was to soothe Jordan's feelings, as it were. All this was contingent upon our reaching an agreement. When I showed Devlin and Cavanegh this letter, they de clined my terms andI shoved the letterto one side with the rest of the rejected manu script. We were discussing the situation further and endeavoring to find another solution when I received a card of the dele gation representing the Federation of Labor. Leaving Devlin and Cavanaugh for a fewmmnutes. I went over to talk to the newcomers, who told me some facts I did not know before. For instance, they informed me that there are now about fif teen apprentices in the bureau waiting for peesses, who, under the rules, are entitled to presses ahead of chanou men. This would so reduce availatle new work that men who are now on the chance roll would not all get presses in the new building. 'Thus, to put on the seven dismissed meni would thiow out printcrs who are ahead of them. After further talk on the subject I returned to Devlin and Cavanagh and soonafterward the conference broke up. The letter to Jordan, though signed, was but a draft and was not intended to be sent. If he received it delegates from the Knights of Labor must have taken it from my desk. It had previously been rejected by them. 1 do not accuse them of stealing the letter, but do say that the letter should never have gone to Jordan. It was null and void. When I returned to my desk I said good bye and swept the papers into the drawer but did not notice that this letter was gone. I have reason to think they took the note sent in to me by delegates of the fed oration from which Mr. Powderly gets in formation about (Gomper's federation. My name was put on the card by my private secretary in order to identify people in my minrd." THE NEW ARiIANGEMENT. Secretary P'roetor Orders the Abolition of Three I)tvisLons. WASIINGTON, July 8.--'ecretary Proctor o-day signed an order abolishing three great military divisions of the United States. These were the Atlantic, l'acilic and Missouri, comtmanded respectively by Generals Howard, linuger and Miles. By o-day's order the departments remain in tact. The purpose is to make commauders report directly to Maj. Gen. Schofield, colm nauding the army and secretary of war, in tead of. as heretofore. reporting to their division commaunders. One of the features of the order is the assignment of (yll. Kantz to the comnmtand of the department of the Columbia, which he earnestly desired to coimmand, as it was thero his lirst mili tary service wias rendered, and where he wished to retire next year. Maj. Gen. How ard is assigned to colninaud the departnment of the east,with headquarters at Governor's Island, New York harbor. Maj. Gen. Miles is assigned to cornimad the department of the Missouri, which will etmbrace the states of Michigan, \Visconsic Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas, and Oklahoma and lundian terri tories, headquarters at ('hicago. frig. uo. Brooks is assigned to coulrtealln te t department of the 'lattowith headquarters at Omaha, Nob., and the state of t('olotrado witll be added to that department, itrig. ttn. Merritt is assigned to colitmanlid the departtioent of )ankota, with hiddqtuarters at S. Paul. Brig. liGou. Stantley is assigned to countland the departiment of 't'exas, witi hleadquarters at tian Antonio, Texas. Brig (eil. litger is assigined to eommianod the departcemnt of 'Californiai, with headquar tera at Los Angelcs. TIE HlAYI'I TRitI' ISLES. inister Douglairs otn m.mis to IReport the 1l'trtlerubrrs. WAsnmnilow. July it.--Frederick l)ong lass, minister to llayti, reaclohed WVashig. ton to-night. To a Post reporter to-night le said the story that he was comnpelleid to remain i doors dutring thie recent troulie n linyti was a lhoax. Speakin' f the revolution, Douglatss said for tinme things were exceedingly ncomefortablt. P'residetmt Iltippolyte was eqtalt to the occasion tand the roebols we.r son glad enough to looi toi the ullontttains. Io had warmed them that it would In asitierous to make attack, but they thought otherwie.. They only mtnmiioretid abhout exty, butil it appesarod to himi, said I)ouglhs at they haild it tillion gunils and knew hew o ase thinu. All is quiet now, he added, Iltd he did nlot think there wouldl be any further trouble soon, Presidett lihp olyte has taught would-ho revolutioiists a lesson they will not .iooil forget, lhe has shown himself it level-headed mlan tad staitie higher with his peopteu than ever before. it pre,.nt hIs is exceedingly popular alt f'ort an i'i'nice. Ills Services No longer lRequired. WAsntslm',Os, tily lt.-hank Examiner lorw, of P'hiladelphit, wis at the treasury dpartment several hours to-day. lie had a conferena with isecretary Fottur inatd Comptroller Lacey in regard to his conneo tian with the Keystone National bank, of Philadelphia, and was informed that his servioes were no longer required by the government, but whether he was dismissed or asked to resign could not be learned. Official announcement was deferred until Monday. Negotiating for a Cession. WAsrr.u'row, July 3.-Secretary Noble has appointed J. D. Woodruff, of Wyoming, Charles H. Merrillat, of Waahington, D. C,, and J.ll.Iireghara,of Ohio. as comrmisaon to legotiate with the Wind ltiver or Mhoshone Indians in Wyoming for the cession to the United States of a portion of their reserva. tion. Died of Yellow Fever. WAsurrmoroN, July 3.-A telegram was re ceived to-day by Surgeon-General Wyman, of the marine hospital service, from the United States quarantine station at Chan deluer island, off the coast of Mississippi, announcing the death of Assistant burgeon J. F. Groesvelt, of yellow fever. The Outbreak Checked. WAsntryrow, July 3.-A telegram was re ceived at the department to-day from Col. Corbin, in which he states the threatened outbreak among the Indians in Arizona is cheeked and that hle had arrested the lead ers, who will be sent to Fort Wingate. Arms for the Insurgents. WASrINnoroN, July 3.-A telegram re ceived hero to-day from Iquique, Chili, by Senor Montt, says the steamer Maipu arrived at that place to-day with a complete cargo of arms for the congressional party, IIOT AT HiOPE. Conductor Cunningham, of the Northers P'acille, Firedi at Twice. Word reached Helena yesterday thai George Cunningham, conductor on the Northern Pacific railroad, had been shot at Hope, Idaho. Efforts to ascertain the par tinculars of the affair were very unsatisfac tory, but so far as could be learned the atf. fair happened something like this: Con ductor Cunningham, who runs on the pas senger trains between here and Hope, Idaho, left Helena on the west bound express on Wednesday. On the train was a passenger who had a ticket bought else where than at the regular office and which did not appear to theconductor as being all right. On further examination Cunning ham decided to take no the ticket and collect. The man holding the ticket made a vigorous protest and threatened to get even with the conductor. The fellow got even. Whether he did so himself or hired some one else to do the shooting cannot be learned, as the wires west of here were working badly last night on account of the electrical disturbances goin, on. All that could be learned was that some time in the afternoon Cunning ham was shot at twice by some one in Hope. One shot took effect in his knee and the other in the cheek. Both made flesh wounds. The man was captured and placed in jail. Cunningham was taken to the house of one of his numerous railroad friends in Hope. Later reports are to the effect that the man who did the shooting was a tin horn gambler, and that another of the same character had tried to kill a railaond man namned Boyle later on, but mused his mark. Boyle, so the report goes, caught the would-be assassin and kicked and beat him till he was so used up that he had to be carried to jail. Hope, it is said, has been in the hands of the criminal and tough element for some time, and the two lshootings of yesterday have aroused the citizens to such an extent that there is talk of organizing a vigilance committee and electing Judge Lynch to preside over the town for some time. Cun ningham, the wounded conductor, is one of the beat known railroad men making Hel ena headquarters. He is about 35 years old and unmarried. FOURTII AT GREAT FALLS. Great Preparations Made for Races,Gamned andt l'ireworks. GREAT FALLs, July l.-[Special.]-Twc hundred strong of the "queen's subjects" are here this evening from Lethbridge to participate in the glories of the Fourth." They area happy band and ourcitizensgreet them royally and the lion and the eagle were never more in harmony. Great Falls with her races, games, parades and fireworks to-morrow will excell herself and add glory to her name. Almost every business build ing in the city is splendidly decorated and business will be closed in honor of the day of independence. A live feature of the Fourth is a living eagle that R11. P'ontet hay elevated in front of his place of business on Central avenue, under which every one must pass, Canadians aswell a. those of the Stars and Stripes. The Day at Dillon. DILLON, July 3:.-[Special.;-Dillon will celebrate to-morrow as she never has be fore. The city is gay in flags and bunting. The ce'ebration will begin with a military ad commuercial parade at 11:30 it.m . Judge Thomas J. Galbraith will deliver the ora titn of the day. ItBase ball, Argenta vs. l)sillon, will be oalled at 1:30. Footraces Iand other sports will follow and at four o'clock the riding contest in the cowboys' tou: nsment will begin. This will be the feature of the day. Untamed bronchos wll be brought into tuie list and the cowboy who stays longest will receive ý25 and the ceampionship of southern Montana. About twenty-live riders have entered. A catch as-catch-.ci wrestling match between Dick ullivan, the Butte pu2dlist, and Jaklo tsumpbell, the local champion, for the chamipionshipl of southern Montana and tlie Athiletic club's purse of fltkl will be called at 5:30 in the evening. ltick Sulli vatu will spar J. II. Strader, of Stalt Lake at the opera house for a purse of $300. The Roston ated Montsiaa. (Unr..T FALLs, July 3. - [special.1-Ths stack of the iBoston and Montana was com pleted to-day and will be a nmoument to the city for ages. It is a brick structure, iwonty feet on the inside and Is 175 feue abtve the foundatmin. It is situated on the highest eiliieieee close to the city and Iustnds aill alone and quite a distance from the smelter for which it was built. 'Iwo sdergrounid chambers, a quarter of a mile long and large enough in width to drive a Isrge wagon l had of hay clear fromt tihe snelter to the stack and forever carry the poisonous fumes from the city. The lisat irIo.O Loose. TiOwNsENis, July 7.--tSutocial.]-The ferryte buat ituiko loose at Toston at 12:80 yester day, while crossing the liver with a six hore team of sre and three men on board. It fliated down the river five or six miles before they could got it to shore. The men and tlatens were saved. It is not known whether they have got the boat back or not, lIases Hlll. The Helena nine will cross bats with the luttes to-day and to-morrow, 4-5. The lustte teams is considered the strongest team in the state. The Athletics are ts line trim. Mann will pitch for the hone teamn. Game called at 2:80.