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VOL XXXII.-N N P C lV , NTS
ENA, MONTANA. WEDNESDAY MORNING. AUGUST 6, 1881. PRICE FIVE CNT
., 1891,- PRIC _IECE T
THE MRCH OFVETERA
.Scenes Along the Line of March
Through the Streets of
Detroit.
An Ex - President of the United
Btates Walking With His
Comrades.
Positlen in Line and Numerical Repre
eontatlon of the States-Gen. Vea
say's Handsome Present.
parrorr, Aug. 4. - This has been a
a proud day in the history of the
Grand Army of the Republic. It has
witnessed the grandest parade in the his
tory of the organization, and has made the
twenty-fifth or "Silver Encampment" an
occasion of magnificence and grandeur,
surpassing even the fondest dreams cher
ished by its humble founder, Dr. Steven
son, of Illinois, twenty-five years ago. For
six hours to-day, under the bright sun, 40,
000 veterans tramped sturdily over the line
of mareh,. and such was the inspiration of
the moment that even the feeblest of the
maimed and crippled comrades found
themselves adequate to the ordeal of march.
The firing of a salute from the United
States steamship Michigan, in the har
bar, announced to the waiting veterans, at
10:30 that the command to move had been
given by the commander-in-chief. When
Gen. Veazey appeared before the reviewing
stand the vast concourse of people clustered
about Campus Martins cheered themselves
hoarse. The general reigned up his charger
and paused. Gen. Alger and Detroit post,
his escort, passed by him and drew up be
fore the reviewing stand, fronting it with
n.ms at "oharge." Gen. Veazey looked on
. with a gratified smile, then lifting his hat
gracefully from his brow, allowed his horse
to pas with slow step before them. As he
passed the reviewing stand every occupant
arose to his feet. Foremost was Gen. Miles,
of the regular army, who had been leaning
over bareheaded, with his white-gloved
hands knitted above his sword hilt. Gen.
Veazey reached the end of the post, and
the patriot veterans unfurled their flag and
struck up a lively air, and the crowd
cheered once more. Gen. Veazey then rode
to the stand, and, dismounting, entered
his box in front.
Detroit post passed by and the parade
continued toward the massive war arch.
Beside the staff of the commander-in-chief
there were on the reviewing stand Secretary
of War Proctor, Secretary of the Navy
'l'raey, Gen. Miles, Assistant Secretary of
the Interior Bussey, two or three governors
and half a dozen past commanders-in
chief. Four magnificent arches erected by
citizens in different parts of the city
marked the line of march. More beautiful
still was the magnificent tower and war
arch at the interseetion of Woodward and
Jefferson avenues. It was a veritable work
of art. The procession started from Wood
ward and Adams avenues with Commander
in-Chief Veazey and his staff in the lead
until the stand from which thecommander
in-chief and staff reviewed the parade was
reached. On Illinois, the homes of Lin
coln, Grant anod Logan, was conferred the
honor of right of line. I)epartment Com
mader Clark led the Illinois command, with
3,0(00 men in line. The umbrella corps, 300
strong, was a feature of the Illinois division.
In a corner square of blue umbrellas was
represented each state in the union and red,
white and blue umbrellas in columns served
to represent the stripes of the flag. As each
division passed beneath triumphal arches
little girls showered the veterans with flow.
ers. "Old Abe," the stuffed war eagle, led
the Wisconsin boys. 700 strong. After this,
in the order named, came 'ennsylvania,
100; Ohio, 83.000; New York. 2,500; Connecti
cut, 1,500; Massaehusette, 2,500; New Jersey,
40; Maine, 100; California, 25; then New
Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, de.
partments of the Potomao, 500; Virginia,
800: Nebraska, 500: Michigan, 15,000; Indi
ana, 2,800: Iowa, 300. The department of Col
orado and Wyoming was headed by a zonave
drum corps, about 100 men in line. Four
hundred veterans of Kansas, led by depart
ment Commander Timothy McCarthy, rep
resented the Grasshopper state, and each
carried on hi' breast a Kansas G. A. R. pin
bearing the figure of this destructive little
insect. Oregon was but meagerly rep
resented. Five hundred comrades from
Kentuoky were marshalled by Department
Commander Hillis. West Virginia con
tributed 200 men to the grand parade, and
Department Commander Duval led the
division. Past Department Commander
Raymond and Col. C. 1B. Smith, one of the
trusted lieutenants of the gallant Custer,
were in line. South Dakota, though a
small delegation. made a splendid showing,
and were cordially received. Washington
and Alaska departments, moat distant of all
aubordinate divisions of the G. A. R., was
represented by a little croup.
(a.. W 74 OI.-...., I. ,.r ne.._~r
use. vs. n. iasyson ieu AraansIaes' atty
men in the line of march. The Florida
delegation, 150 strong, came next, under
command of John H. Welch. Eight men
represented the infant state of Montana,
under command of Department Comman
der Simons. The Lone Star state was rep
resented by forty men, led by Department
Commander Mann, the gallant commander
of the famous Second Illinois artillery. On
the flagstaff in the first rank a pair of
iTexas horns, seven feet from tip to tip, was
emblematic of one of the products of the
state. The Idaho delegation numbered
twelve persons, including United States
Senator Shoup, Department Commander
Spofford and Adj.-Gen. Norman H. Camlp,
of Boise City. A small body of veterans
from Alabama, Georgia and Florida were
loudly cheered. The naval veterans were
also warmly received.
The Sons of Veterans 5,000 strong and in
command of Commander-in-Chief L. J.
Webb, brought up the rear of the long pro
cession. '1 he spectacle of an ex-president
of the United Stetes marching in ranks is
so unusual that the tremsendous ovation
tendered ex-President. Hayes to-day was
hardly a narprise. Cheers, which swept
along the line ot march like a huae, but
slowly rising tidal wave, was ever an indi
cation of the presence of the distinguiahed
ex-president. HMr. Hayes was recognized
by all as he mrcrhed with hiis oaatfrom
Fremont, Ohio. Down Griswold street and
rleer the intersection of (Congress stroot, he
kissed several little girls who ran out to
meet him. The old gentleman carried a
palm leaf fan and appeared to enjoy the oc
casion quite as much as his comrades of the
post.
As New York swept around the corner
with a splendid band and drlum corps, their
armed guards for stalrters, with their gloam
ing hayonets, their appearance was always
a signal for cheers, but the Continentals,
with cocked hats and regimentals, led by
Uncle Sam himsnelf, took the croiwd, who
cheered themselves hoarse. This unique
band, with its odd looking drummers, led
the three solid platoons hearing the old war
colors of New York. The scream of bag
ilpes of the Twenty-ninth New York. play
ing "Tlhe Campbells Are Coming," was
heard from all points. Post lelongarry
carried two battered regimental flags.
P'enasylvanita division carried blttle flags
with the titles "iplottsylvarlia" and other
names of fields rendered inirnol til by tern I
hle strife. A storm of applause salutsed
these battle-noaryed colol..
Ex-l'resident lines, accompanied by
ol. E. J. Reeker and the committee that
S .4 th $1.000 diamond G, A.
? eral Veazey. called at ntaWolia
w adquar ter to-day to make
the e The ceremony
took pi~large parlor of the hotel,
where eazey stood with his wife,
surrounded by his entire staff.
"Commander. in-Chief Veazey," said ex
President Hayes. "the comrades who have
been honored with a place on your staf
have assigned to me an agreeable duty in
presenting you this badge. We ask you to
accept it as a token of the esteem, admira
tion and affection in which you are held by
ourselves and comrades of the Grand Army
of the Republic. It will, we trust, bring
you and your family joy, remind you
of the honorable part you bore in
the great event of the age, the
sacred and stainless war for union and lib
erty. [Applause.] During the term of
office you have, as prgmised when chosen,
kept between yourselves and comrades not
only the touch of elbow but the touch of
heart. May this simple fact remind you
pleasantly of events, scenes and comrade
ship of the great conflict of that famous
day. of Gettysburg, the day of your oppor
tunity, of your honorable services, and of
signal triumph. May it be a well-spring of
gratifying meditations upon the future.
In after times your children will be filled
with gratitude that providence allotted
them the inspiring privilege of tracing their
origin to the man who, in young manhood
was a splendid figure in a decisive battle of
the divine war, and stood faithfully and
bravely by Abraham Lincoln from its be
ginning to end. [Applause.] Our wishes
and prayers are that your life may be long
and happy in the land which you did your
part to save." [Applause.]
Gen. Veazey replied briefly thanking the
donors for their good wishes and graceful
compliment.
PLACE AND POSITION.
Washington Will lie Selected-New Candl
dates May Spring Up.
DETROIT. Aug. 4.-The next national en
campment of the G. A. R. will be held at
Washington city. The correctness of this
assertion may not be conceded by the parti
sans of Lincoln,Neb., but inquiry at various
department headquarters indicates that
when the roll of states is called on the lo
cation of the next encampment, Washing
ton will get the prize by a vote of nearly
two to one. The various candidates for
commander-in-chief are pressing their
claims with increased energy to-night.
Charles P. Lincoln, of Washington, I. C.,
assistant commissioner of pensions, has
withdrawn from the race. As it stands to
night the choice is between Weissert, of
Wisconsin, Smedburg, of California, Hurst,
of Ohio and Hodges, of New York. Weis
sert's candidacy is the only one that is
sharply defined as to states. The west,
with the exception of the Pacific coast, is
practically solid for this candidate. The
situation is complicated to-night by the
sudden extravagant claims of Ohio for
Hurst and the rumor that Illinois may de
cide to present the name of Ex-Gov. Rich
ard J. Oglesby for commander.in-chief.
The race problem still looms up omin
ously, and the question on every lip now is,
"Can this dispute be settled by the encamp
ment without serious disruption in the
southern divisions?" Colored delegates
from Louisiana will make a request to-mor
row to present their side of the case in an
address to the encampment. Col. James
Lewis, colored, administrator of police and
public works, of New Orleans, is a cham
pion of the colored side. When asked
what the trouble in' Louisiana was,
he said: " We have nine posts,
with a membership of over
one thousand, yet we are not recognized by
the commander of our department. We
get no representation in the convention
and are ordered to report to the command
er-in-chief. Our department commander
thinks that we want social recognition. I
claim that the order is not a social, but
historic and fraternal one."
To-night was devoted to receptions to the
commander-in-chief, the G. A. iR., the
Women's Relief Corps, and the Sons of
Veterans, by the citizeins of Dotrmit, at En
campment hail.
ASSORTED WOOLS.
A Ruling by the Board of Appraisers at
New York.
NEw YouK, Aug. 4.--The board of general
appraisers to-day rendered an important
decision on the construction of paragraph
183 on the new tariff act. which recently
become the subject of controversy between
the woolgrowers of Ohio and carpet manu
facturers of New England. The opinion is
that the "sorting classes" referred to in
paragraph 183 apply to all wools, including
wool of the third class. Sorting
is here, in effect, defined by
the statute to be a process of separation
which increases in value imported wool by
the rejection of part of the original fleece.
The phrase "shall be twice the duty to
which it (wool or hairjwould be otherwise
subjected" means that the duty on sorted
wools (when separated otherwise than as to
color and increased in value) shall be twice
the duty to which the fleece in an unsorted
condition shall be liable." The sorting
or manipulation of wools made to evade
lawful duties is a fraud on the law and sub
jectsthe merchandise to the penal duties
imposed. The board reverses the col
leotor's decision in both of the cases.
Against the Cattlemen.
KINGEISSERN, O. T., Aug. 4.-On com
plaints of Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians
in territorial courts apainst the Cragin Cat
tle company, D. 1. Fant, Benjamin Bar
land. William Quinton, Major Eldridge,
James F. Ellison, Short brothers and Drum
& Snyder for unlawfully holding and graz
ing cattle upon the Cheyenne and Arapahoe
reservations, Associate Justice Seay,
of the territorial commission issued writ of
seizure eaqsinst the defendants. The court
held that all persons holding livb stock
within the limits of the Cheyenne and
Arapahoe reservations are subject to a pen
alty of $1 per head and thatstook is subject
to seizure and sale fgr payment of the peu
alty. An order is now in the hands of the
United States marshal, who will proceed at
once to execute it. It covers 200,t0(X to
3:i0,000 heed of cattle, which, it is claimed,
are now upon the reservation unlawfully.
The Helena Whitoieelm .
Sr. I'Arr,, Aug. 4.- [Special.] --H. C.
Dahoke and George A. (Gilpatrick, of Hel
ena, Mont., passed through this city yes
terday en route to Chicago on bicycles.
They sta:rted front Helena June 27, and
when they reached this city their cyclomse
tern registered 1,376 miles. This is a pretty
good jaunt for a thirty-six day record, espe
cially as they were obliged to lose thirteen
dayson the road on account of rain. Tak.
ing the actual number of days traveled,
their daily record is within a small fraction
of sixty miles. 'They expect to reach Chi
caupo Aug. J. The whole distance will be
1.850 ruilus.
aMurder Is Charged.
DATIoN, O., Aug. 4.-Henry Guenther, a
prosperous gyrdener, was arrested to-night
charged with murcering his wife. Mrs.
(luenther died recently under suspicious
clrctuistances. A chemical analysts dis
closed strong traces of arseuic. The
dead woman, whose maiden name was
Soila Wingler, was Guenther's third wife.
bhe had been raised in his family. After
his second wife died, shie bor him two
child (u. Lasst winter she sued him for
seduction and bre4ch of promsise. The
jury awarded her $5,000. To avoid paying
this he married her.
MECCA FOR MISMATEO,
Young Mrs. Blaine, Madame do
Stures and Others May Be
Disappointed.
A Dakota Judge Thinks They Ex
peot to Abuse the Di
vorce Law.
Hence He May Refuse Them the Rellef
They Seek From Fetters That
Are Galling.
Sioux FALLs, S. D.. Aug. 4.-A dynamite
bomb Is about to be exploded under the
divorce law of South Dakota by the position
of Judge Aikons that the spirit of the law
must be complied with, which will result in
Mrs. J. G. Blaine Jr.'s failure to get a di
vorce. The general public seems to be on
aware of the facts pertaining to the ease
with which divorces are granted in this new
state. The law has been on the statute
books for fifteen years and was enacted by
the territorial legislature in its
early days for the purpose of
inducing immigration to the then
sparsely settled prairies of South Dakota,
and the act granting divorces in a very
short period of.time contemplated that the
applicant would remain a resident of the
territory and contribute to building up the
then thinly settled commonwealth. The
framers of the law had little idea that the
lords of old England and the nabobs of
New England would make it a temporary
residence for the purpose of perpetrating a
fraud upon the laws of the state and the
judges who presided over its courts.
The result of the law is a surprise to the
citizens, for after fifteen years of silence
and unobservation it attracts applicants
the minute South Dakota becomes a state,
who come here simply to secure a divorce
and then return to their former haunts.
The various judges who have occupied the
bench during the interim of fifteen years
have allowed the law to run along without
special notice until certain fair parties,
such as Mrs. James G. Blaine, jr., Madame
De Stures, a niece of John Jacob Astor,
Mrs. Snyder, a relative of the Harpers of
New York, Mrs. de Baun of New York,
Madame de Silva of New York and Mrs.
Hardy of Milwaukee, came here so that
they might be freed from their marital
relations, after having complied with the
letter but not the spirit of the law.
The presence of these parties has re
sulted in an inquiry which shows that
nine out of ten to whom divorces have
been granted have come to the state for
that purpose only. The conclusion
reached by the judges of the state is that
the spirit of the law has been diverted from
its original purpose, and has converted the
state, by fraud and imposition, into a Mecca
for characters of easy virtue.
Judge Aikens, whp presides over the
second judicial circuit, in which the city
of Sioux Falls, the ldrgest city in the state,
is located, and in which the prominent
parties already mentioned are awaiting
their freedom from their assumed en
thrallment, has already indicated to the
bar here that the spirit of the law must
be absolutely complied with before he will
sign a decree absolving people from the ob
ligations which they took before the mat
rimonial altar. 'Ihe result of this will
probably be that Mrs. James G. Blaine, Jr.,
and Mine. de Stures and all the others seek
ing co take advantage of the loose Dakota
statutes will be disappointed with the as
surance that no person can misuse the
statutes of Dakota for their personal inter
sets.
1EDBONES VS. WHITES.
Bloody Rioting at a Louisiana Bail
road Camp.
OnANGE, Texas., Anug. 4.-Belder Sanders,
who has just returned from Lake Charles,
La., confirmed the report of a riot at Look,
Moore & Company's railroad. The last ac
count he heard was from a wounded man
who left the scene at four o'clock yesterday.
He stated that fourteen men were killed
and two missing. It was a free
for-all fight between the "ltedbones"
and "Whites." canders stated that many
different reports were being circulated and
nothing more authentic could be learned.
Officers and physicians have gone to the
scene. Another.account thit comes from
West Lake, La., to the effect thiat the trou
ble was caused by the breaking out of an
old feud between a band of robbers known
as the Asworth gang and cattlemen in that
section.
Thejreport of the fight sent last night and
to-day was of a morning tight. In the after
noon it was reported at the store down
the road that "Rtedbones" desperadoes were
mascaereing women, children and every one
they came across at the camp. Learning
this reinforcements went up from along,
the line of the Calicasien. Vernont and
Shreveport road. In going up T. T. Swan,
an old and respected citizen of Calicasien,
was murdered from an ambush. Excite
ment is running high and myre trouble is
expected at any time.
The Postal Telegraph Company.
NeW YonR, Aug. 4.-At a meeting of the
stockholders of the Paciic Postal Tele
graph and Cable company this afternoon
the following were elected directors for the
ensuing year: John W. Manckay, William
C. Van liorne, (Gorge Stephen, Charles it.
Hosnmer, Richard I). Gay, Albert B. ('hand
ler, Edward i. ]'latt, George I). Ward and
William ii. Baker. The election of ollicers
will be held on the first Tuesday in Sei
tember.
Liberals Gain in Utah.
SALT LAIE, Aug. 4.-Full returns of the
elections yesterday show that the liberals
have twelve members of the legislature,
one-third of the whole, a large gain over
any previous legislature. The liberals
elected three members of the council, six of
those in this city, by a plurality of 1,100).
The liberals elected the counts- clleetor,
two selectmen and county superintendent
by a plurality of 600 to SXi).
The Democeratle m|jority.
LonivS.Tr.x, Ky., Aug. 4.-Latest returns
show that the democratio state ticket car-
ried by about 215,000. The people's party
ticket will probably not show No heavyv i
vote as wis last night estimated. So far as
reported the alliance has elect-.eeandidates
against democrats or *republicans in ten
districts.
I)amaged by 1Hall Stormls,
ahlNNeAroiL, Aug. 4.-Specials received
from North Dakoti and Minnesota say
much damage was done to growing erops
by hail storms. Wheat in portions of al n
neseo is entirely destroyiu. Near IDevils
lake, N. D., in one place there is '2,060scres
fat wheat ruined.
Carry the News to Harrison.
Manlusla Pa.. Aug. 4.-Tho county repub
lioan cunventionl in suosion here to-day
adopted a resolution diolaring for llaihe as
their choice for president in 160ll
1'ROVITAAlllE POOLS.
Mutuals on Wedgellelr, a Very Short
. Horse, Paid $3:.0.71.
BtrrT, Aug. 4.-1 Special,.-Ra in Iter
fered with the 2:20 trot and the 2:310 pading
race to-day. They were postponed until
to-morrow. Bob Wade won the three fur
Jong handicap over Eclipse Jr., Oregon
Eclipse and Queen, winning onach beat by
less than a head, in :436 and :36,%.
The three-quarter mile race was won by
Wedgefeold in 1:111,;. against RIevolver and
X, mutuals on the winner paying $;360).7,.
The matched race between Nettle S and
Bam Jones was won by the latter in :23 1-6.
On Two Chicago Tracks.
COmcArto, Aun. 4.-At Garfield park. Five
furlongs-Matilda won, Blaze Duke second,
Roseala third. Time, 1:02%.
Mile and one furlong-Nina Archer won,
Ernest Rtace second, Brandollette third.
Time, 1:54.
Thirteen-sixteenths of a mile-Post Odds
won, Lea second. Time, 1:21.
Mile and seventy yards-Camilla won,
Crosade second. Arundel third. Time,
1:40%,
On the Hawthorne track. Seven fur
longs -Milverado won, Woodcraft second,
Prince third. Time, 1:0.
Half a mile-Knight won, Glendix second,
Jim Head third. Time, :414/.
Six furlongsi--olev Poley won, Re
nounce second, Pearl Neemnings third.
Time, 1:16.
Six fnrlongs-ltouit. Son, Lizzie B. sec
ond, Falerna third. Tini.;.-li(;.
Mile-Blackburn won, Dundee second,
Bankrupt third. Time, 1:42.
A Fine Struggle.
ST. PAUL, Aug. 4.-The Twin City Mer
chant's handicap, mile and seventy yards,
to-day was one of the grandest races ever
contested on a western course. It was very
exciting and the time, 1:45%, shows what a
terrific pace was set by Hopper, as it is
only three-quarteis of a secondc slower than
the record made on a track that is lightning
fast.
Five furlongs-Lake Breeze won, Nellie
Pearl second, W. B. third. Time, 1:01%.
Mile and one-sixteenth-Eli Kindig won,
timini second, Orrick third. Time, 1:51.
Mile-Yale '91 won, Sypathetic's Last
second, Eli third. Time 1434%.
Handicay, three-year-olds' and upwards,
mile and seventy yards-Ed. Hopper won,
Verge d'Fr second, Marion C. third. Time,
1:45%.
Nine furlongs-W. G. Morris won, Pom
fret second, Dollikens third. Time, 1:55%.
Brighton Beach Races.
BniroIGHT BF.AO, Aug. 4.-Track fast.
Seven furlongs-Ireland won, Theodosius
second, Puzzle third. Time, 1::30.
Five furlongs-Manhanset won, Maxim
second, Adalgisa third. Time, 1.03%.
Five furlonga-Verbena won, Silver
Thread filly second, Belle third. Time,
1:02.
Handicap, mile-Lizzie won, Bellevue
second, Willie third. Time, 1:42..
Seven furlongs-Houston won, King
Hazem second, Dan Syrian third. Time,
1:27k.
Six and a half furlongs-Kitty won Lith
bert second, Jay third. Time, 1:221.
Jerome Park Mee.lnlg.
Jle.rora PAns, Aug. 4"-Track fast. Five
furlongs Correction won, Stryke second,
Carrie third. Time 1:03.
Mile and one fnulong -- Fairly won,
Beansy second, Adventure third. Time
1:5!'4.
Mile and one-sixteenth -Reckon won,
Prather second, Silver third. Time 1:50%.
Hendicap. Four furlongs - Knapsack
won, Marmont second, Caterer third. Time
0:51.
Seven furlongs - Stockton won, Post
second, Laurel third. Time 1:31.
Six furlongs -Cadence won. Shellback
second, Hamilton third. Time 1:16%.
The Trotters at Buffalo.
BUFFAro, N. Y., Aug. 4.-Opening day of
the grand circuit races. Attendance good.
':') trot-Happy Bee won, George second,
Pilot H. third, Commonwealth fourth.
l.e.st time, 2:19K.
2:16 pace-Maggie B. won, Scioto Girl
second, I1l Monarch third, Grant's Abdallah
fourth. Best time, 2:151x.
2:21 trot-Little Albert won, Early Bird
second, Bush third, Illinois fourth. Best
time, 2:18.
BASE BALL.
The Home Club Mentioned First in the
Record Hero Printed.
LEAGUE CLUBS.
Philadelphia 5, Chicago 2.
Brooklyn 8, P'ittsburg 2.
Boston 10, Cincinnati 6.
ASSOCIATION CLUBS.
St. Louis 8, Boston 0.
Cincinnati 3, Washington 2.
TIME TO BUY SUGAR.
The Trust and Spreckles Engaged In a Hit
ter War.
NEw YORK, Aug. 4.-A bitter fight was be
gun to-day by the sugar trust against Claus
Spieckles, who hits been a thorn in the side
of sugar refineries on this coast for many
years. About ten days ago the president of
the sugar trust was called away from the
city by the fatal illness of his
father, F. C. Havemover. While he
was away the sugar trust uaintailied
the price for granulated sugar, but Claus
Spreekles announced a reduction of f one
sixteenth of a cent per pound, cutting siri
Ausly into the trade of the sugar trust.
YesterdRay Havermayer returned atiln at once
ordered the sugar trust price reduced one
sixteenth of a cent below the out made by
Spreckles. 'the latter to-day made another
cut, bringing his price one-sixteenth of a
cent below the price iaked by the trust.
IReductions made bring the price for granu
lated sugar down to four eontR ler )tpoundll
l In 'hliadelphia, on wilieh two ier cont
is talned off, making the net cash price 3.32
enuts. the lowest on record. In August,
1889, after the formnation lof the trust, sugar
sold it 8:i" eents per pouud. 't'ho curious
nature of the fight is that in the raw sugar
matrket both paratis are urgent buycer, and
the Sugar trust to-day bought at 5 A-l6
rents. I'his bringl the profit of relinling
down to a vary low peoint.
Notes of the Fair.
('lltm'Aoo, Aug. 4I.--Plresident Baker, of the
World's (C.lluiitbian expositionl directory,
received it cabloglr ml fromu Eifel, architect
of the Eiffel tower, aeviun: he would like to
mtake a luropnaitltot ftor buildingl a tuiwer,
otit the World's fair urounds. tanker replnud
that the mnianagetent woutld e glndt I o Ie
ceive such ia proposntion. Anotherle catble
grain received fronm tlutitu iislttonor Shl
feldt, now in Tu' key, said the sultan hadl
dtlcided tlo maike oan elhibit and a large
anitount of mloney would lie appropriated.
Indlliteld ThemeI All Illt One.
New YOLIK, Aug. 4.--0he gralid jury this
afternoon hlnldd up a batch of intdit
uments naginst all theeditors and publishers
of the New York city morning nuwsnlapurs,
excOept the Trlbunue, chargilng them with
meisdemueanor for publishiig in account of
the execution of the murderers rooently
killed ait Sing Sing. 'Th I ribune was the
only paper found to havei comipied with the
law. 'he indicted men will be summuoned
to girve bail.
CLOSE OF CONFERENCE.
Last Day of One of the Most Inter
esting Sessions Held in
Montana.
Anaconda Is Chosen as the Place
of Meeting One Year
Hence.
Interesting Ftatlstlos of the Church In
Montana and Idaho--Where They
Will I'reach.
GImAT FAL.T, Ang. 4.--LSpdcial.J-The
last day of the meeting of the Methodist
Episcopal conference here closed to-night,
after one of the most interesting and best
attended sessions over hold in the state.
During the forenoon the reports of various
pastors were read and filed. 'This after
noon the election to decide where the next
conference should he held was taken.
'Three candidates were placed in nomina
tion for that honor-Bozeman, Anaconda
and Blackfoot, Idaho. lRev. Lowry. of An
aconda, spoke eloquently for his town, and
made such a masterly plea that the first
ballot gave that city an over
whelming majority. The vote stood:
Anaconda twenty-six, Bozeman five, Black
foot four. The Smelter City will entertain
the Methodists next year. The session this
eveninq was a long one, and was devoted to
closing up all conference affairs previous to
final adjournment. At the close of routine
business, Bishop Bowman arose and ad
dressed the assembled body of ministers at
length, exhorting them to be cheerful and
work unceasingly for the cause of Christ
ianity during the coming year. He closed
by reading the list of conference appoint
moents: Helena district-Presiding elder,
Rev. S. E. Snyder; Helena, St. Paul's
William Rollins; Helena, Oakes Street. H.
M. 1). Hawk; Helena circuit. J. H. Waters;
Anaconde, Philip Lowry; Blackfoot, Idaho,
George C. Stull; Butte City, Frank E.
Brush; Centoeville, J. L. Guiler; Missoula,
A. D. Raleigh; New Chicago. S. J. Hooking;
Philipsburg and Granite, J. W. Jenkins;
Pocatello, Idaho, A. E. Smith; Salmon City
and Lemlie. W. E. King; Stevensville cir
cuit, J. J. McAllister; Walkerville, J. H.
Little; Boulder, EJkhorn, Burlington, Flat
head, Glendale, Meadervile and South Butte,
to be supplied; president of Montana uni
versity, Dr. F. P. Tower; principal of Mon
tana university, Geo. E. Ryder.
Great Falls district - Presiding Elder,
W. W. Van Orsdel; Great Falls, Win. B.
Coombe; Sand Coulee, Allan Rodgers: St.
Clair, George Logan; Augusta and Cho
teau. Win. Hall; Philbrook, Robt. M.
Craven; Lewistown, Wilder Nutting: Fort
Benton, .i. D. Wadsworth; Chinook and
Glasgowf, I. A. Armstrong; Monarch, Nei
hart and Barker, Joel Vigus; Wolf Creek,
Armingtn, Big Sandy, and Bynum, to be
supplied.
Bozeman district-Presiding Elder, Jacob
Miller; Billings, A. H. Sproul: Bozeman, J.
W. Bennett; Dillon and Bannack, J. W
Tate; East Gallatin, II. S. Taft; Livingston,
R. E. Smith: Marysville, I). M. Shannon;
Meadow Creek, S. A. Olliver: Middle Creek,
G. D. King; Miles City, F. G. Boylan:
townsend and Radersaturg, A. Stickleman;
White Sulphur Springs, John Hosking;
Whitehall Circuit, D. A. Riggin; Big Tim
ber, Castle. Cooke, Upper Yellowstone,
Glendivo, Red Lodge, Park City, Twin
Bridges, and Virginia City, to be supplied.
The following statistics showing the
stiength of the Methodist Episcopal church
in Montana will prove interesting: Number
of members in good standing, 1,813: in
crease, 251; probationers, 118; deaths, twen
ty-eight: increase in deaths, seven; church
buildings, forty-nine; Increase, eight; par
sonnges, twenty-five; increase, one. A few
minutes after ten o'clock to-night the con
ference adjourned sine die, to meet next
year in Anaconda.
The Lost Is F.nouud.
IEn Lonwe, Aug. 4.-[Special.J- The
boy that there has been so much talk about
that was lost while herding horses for the
late Jamo It. Dilworth has been found.
Some two weeks ago the boy started out to
herd as ucual and took his lunch with him.
As he did hnot return in the evening the
folks made a diligent searob for him. They
did lnot lind hirmu and came to the conclu
sin that he had run off. A letter was re
ceived recently by the Dilwolth family,
from Mrs. BIaland, stating that her son
Saomuol was at homo and all right.
Thely Talked all Day.
JIUTTE, Aug. 4.-[Special.]-All day long
aInwyers for the contestants. Col. IngeTrsoll,
Warren Toole and Nathaniel Myers have
been arguing the legal points on the ilnuis
tion of the admission of lettets by which it
is proposed to show that the will was writ
tell by J. It. Eddy end not by Job DI)avis.
The argument onl this point will be con
cluded to-morrow mlorlninllg land the trial
will then be resumetd.
Swallowvd Up in sp1culhitation.
New Yoac, Aug. 4.--lThe failure of A. 1'.
Stockwell was lannounced ion tho ('lonsoli
dated exchnange to-day. The decline of
Stolekwell, at one tilnle ntoed as the mlost
di Ing and ventureFmolll speculator, eC
cited much mip)Lpatliy along peoI'Lple in
Wall stret. I wnty yearls ago he camls
here fromn Clovantl, iOhio, with a allpital
ostiauntoed lat $1t1,000,tJ. lie was
iat the head of the tholl famous
lHows Sewilngl Machine ct, Ollvan.,
poIsition lie nacquired through hils Illtrliag
with the daughter of the well knowln In
venlitor For at llng tilmle he out a biug swath
in Wall street allai., lIHe Iecauei president
of the I'aceile lMail HStcatushiip comlpany
lnid tlhe 'Panllma lillway IonIIpazI1. TIheni
reverses, oint., misfurtllines folliwud eno!i
uther in qlluclk .uOeossiunx, until his fortune
wan awallowed utlp in the uaOelstrosu Of
slpeCuition.
No (lclingle lam Ien h llarut lola.
t)litiA. Augll, 4.--Thl'ere was no change to
day ill thel strike nltuatuion lind the luenm
who are out lare holding uiwetillgs. IThe
luayor to-day lssued a hlrliclalmwatioln coi
Imalldilng all persous to desist fromu congure
yatiig about business Hluses for the pur
poase of enforinlg theeight-hour law by asny
slmow of violnuoe or force.
lteslllllmle Their utlls.
Kansns ('tir . Aug. 4.-The engineers of
the "hL" road, discharged a week ago last
Sunlday, tire on their englines to-day, run
lnaug regularly on the road. They are
wvoilnlig at the rate proposed by Chief
Arthur, of the Brotherhooud of Locomotive
Engitoeors.
INDEPEI' DENT ACTION.
Not Taken by the Knights of Labor
of Michigan.
LsANsrNO, Mich., Aug. 4.-The general
state ansemrbly, Knghts of Labor, has been
in sresion this afternoon and evening. One
point of importanoe was the action on the
recent greetings sent by the general secre
tary and treasurer of the order at Philadel
pi.la, by whirch the assembly was earnestly
rtefrlnretud to take independent political ao
tiron. There was to have been an effort to
induce the aeurnmbly to endorse the people's
party j.t'tfor,, brit adverse influences pre
ventr'd this. 'ITher asserbly finally adopted
a resolution endorsing the action of all in
dustrial councils or eornventions that have
irlalgurrate.d work ,looking to the consolida
tion of all induertlalpreoleoat the ballot box,
trusfting that thl'it utrns, morrvelment of indus
trial ,onRolidation sntrry calmin tte in the full
eormncipration of the mnasses from industrial
slavery. Following this greetring was ex
tended to the farmrers' alliarie, patrons of
husbandry, patrons of industry, citizens
alliance, and national citizens industrial
alliance. promisrin support in all well di
rected efforts to arlvanoe the cause of in.
dustrial reform. Master Workman Allen
said the circular sent by the secretary and
tretesuier was the first move toward the
grand co-operatlion of all labor leaders
througlhont the country for the advance
mnent of industrial reform.
JiOOMI NG THE FAIR.
The Cmllrnalontera Favorrably Received in
(;rerirany Iry High Ofllcials.
Itlrrlr, Aug. 4.-William Walter Phelps,
Ilgnited States minister, to-day accompanied
the foreign cornumttee of the Chicago Col-.
umnbirin exposition to the offilce of Herr von
Boetticher, eecrettarv of the imperial home
ofrice and representative of the chancellor.
Herr von Rlottenburg, under secretary in
the chancellerie of the empire, was also of
the party. The committee described the
plan of the exhibition and in the conversa
tion that ensued Herr von Boetticher e.
pressed confidence that Germany would be
represented at thie World's fair in a manner `
worthy of the occasion, and said he felt
certain the friendly relations existirg be
tween Germany and the United States
woulld be further strengthiened by such an
exlhilition. Ez-Congresarnl Butterworth r
declared that the assent of Germany to take.,
part in the Chicago fair had evoked the;
greatest satisfaction in the United States.
The committee then visited Chancellor von
Caprivi, who warmly received them. Sub
sequently tihe committee held a conference
with Herr Wertauth, German imperial
commissioner to the fair.
Affairs in liawall.
SAN Fac'treco, Aug. 4.-Hawaiian advieor
by steamshiip Australia state that Queen.
Lilioukalani has tendered Hon. J. Mott
Smith the portfolio of finance vice Wide
mann, resigned, and that he has accepted
it. Costoms statistics show, for the first
six months of the present year. that there
was an increase in the exports of sugar
from the islands of 24,000 tons over thd
same period in 1890. Most plantations have
finished grinding cane for the season. The
total production of sugar for 1891 is estim
ated at about 230,000 tons. An average re
duction of 25 per cent of taxes on suRarl
plantations has been granted by thee abine
as the result of a conference with the plant
ers, who complain of a depreciation i the
valtde of sugar owing to the tariff measurms
of the United Statee.
The Chillan Rebellion.
e LONDON, Aug. 4.-Official advices from
Santiago de Chili state that the rebels,
who are in possession of the northern pro.
vinces, in which are situated the enormous
nitrate deposits which have added so
greatly to the wealth of Chili, are working
the deposits and sellinre nitrates.
The Balmncedan cruiser Almirante Lynch
has cruised alohg the northern coast
and reports that she saw little signs of
military nctivity on the part of the insur
gents. ()n Sunday last the authorities
issued orders for a mobilization of forces.
Within eight hours 12,000 loyalist troops,
1,000 cavalry, and artillery with fifty gunsn
were within easy distance of the city. A
sham battle was fought, to which President
SBalmaceda was an interested spectator,
Raised a Big Row.
OTTAWA, Aug. 4.-There was a big row in
the senate to-day when the Bale des Chal.
I leurs railway b'li came up. Counsel rep
resentating the estate of Mr. McFarlane.
contractor on the road, charred that out of
$23..000 sunbidy received from the Quebec
government $100.000 was devoted to political
purposes. He was proceeding to say that
an a ditional $75,000 was given for some
other purpose, but the hubbub in the com
mittee cut him short. It was decided to
postpone final action on the bill, which has
already poessed the commons, until the
statement made by counsel can be investi
gated.
Mout Take 1iteetive Measures.
PAnTs, Aug. 4.-M. Ribot, minister of for
eign affairs, had a conference to-day with
the secretary of the Chinese legation con
cerning the protection of missions and for.
cigners in Chin China. The secretary declared
that the Pekin government had taken all
measures necessary to secure order. Itibot
intimnat-d that if the measures adopted by
the Chinese government had no better effect
in the future than in the past European
lowers would arrange for joint interven
tion to protect the lives and property of
their citizens in China.
A Fog P'revailed.
OTTAWA, Aug. 4.-The dominion govern
I runt has decided to surrender the seven
American fishing schooners recently seized
by thel Canadian cruiser Dream for fishing
within the three mile limit in violation of
the trlate. Commander Gordon reportod
that the offense was undoubtedly commit
ted, but as a fog prevailed at the time
which rendertlti it possible that the law was
infringed unintentionally, the government
has decided on the above course.
News Fronm Mexlca.
Sr. loos, Auc. 4.-Dispatches to the As
sociated press from the City of Mexico say it
there is a smallpox epidemic at Acapulco,
Voer Cruz has been partially flooded by
rain and the American consul there is sick
with yellow fever. Sonor Flizando, the
new Ve~nozuelan consul, has arrived. An
tone de Castmuello has left for the United
States, where he will represent the Mexican :8
Geological congfeas. Id
WVllelt to Sell.
TollONTO, Aug. 4.-The annual report of
the president of the Dominion Millers' as
sociation, which is in session here, estl- ft
lmateIs the wheat crop of the dominion at he
53,1i1l0,00 bushels, a reckoning which shows
22,l1J0,000 bushels for export.
Chlef of the Cherokees. H.
'I'Amtl.Q.An. 1. T., Aug. 4.-J. B. Maye
was elected chief of the Cherokees on a
close vote. It was an orderly election.
llusheyhead, who was defeated for chief
asserted that the Mayes party used $50,000
to secure his election, and will call the at
tention of the United States government to
tile matter. Three tickets were in the field, a
and each elected some candidateseto oflae
Triumlphant iDeluoeracy.
PowrSaOUTR, N. I., Aug. 4.-The menial
pal election here to day resulted in a sweep
lug victory for the democrats, who eleetea4 ._
the mayor and all of their aldermanto i acas
ld.!dtor.

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