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ho Hawthorne Track at Chicago
Will Witness No More
Raos this Year.
Roy Wilkes Makes NExcellent Time
Over a Half Mile Mudd4
Aiec.rd of the Flyers East ad West-Baooe
ann's Boys Trying for Bull's Eye-
Shooting at Bialey.
Omoaloo, Sept. 7.-The war between the
rival Chicago race tracks is ended, tem.
porarily at least. The Hawthorne track
has closed, Corrigan gives as the reason
poor business and the approach of cold
weather. Next spring, hjwever, he says,
the track will open again with better at
tractions than evel before. At Garfield
the track managers rubbed their hands
gleefully and said: "We knew it was
A "Ringer" at Latonla,
OntIlmnATr, O., Sept. 7.-A bold and sue
eessful "ringer" game was played at La.
tonia in the second'race to-day. Saturday
evening a fine bay horse was entered under
the name of Polk Badget, Stoney Creek
stables, three-year-old. In the pools he
started at 80 to 1. The buying was so
heavy that he backed down until the
post odds became 8 and 4 to 1. On
the home stretch he literally ran away from
the field, winning by ten lengths. Bets on
him were quickly cashed, and the horse and
owners disappeared without canlling for the
S500 purse he won. The bookmakers admit
a loss of $15,000. No trace of horse or
owner can be found to-night. It is sur
mised he was purchased from the Rancobas
stable,- but mystery envelopes the whole
Races at Sheepshead Bay.
Naw Yonx, Sept. 7.-Weather cool and
cloudy, and the track slow.
One mile-Gulinda won. King Mao sec
ond, Lester third, Athal fourth. Time,
Fnturity course-Rosa H. won, Bellevue
second, Eclipse third. Time, 2:11.
One mile-R-acine won, Charlie Post sec
ond. Time, 1:48 4-5.
One mile and a quarter-Demuth won,
Tulla Blackburn second, Terrifler third.
Time, 2:09.
. One mile and a furlong-Willie won, Miss
Bell second, Blackthorn third. Time,
1:58 4-5.
One mile and three-sxxteenths-Riot
won, Virgie second, St. John third. Time,
2:03 8-5.
Garfield Park Reces.
OICmAoo, Sept. 7.-Six furlongs--Okeeta
won, Gaylord second, Adversity third.
Time, 1l:173.
One mile and one-eighth-Drake won,
Benouncs second, Sain- Saba third. Time,
One mile-Ernest race won, Guido second,
Prince third, Time, 1:42%.
_~Five furlongs--Unadilla won won, First
Iy second, Freedom third. Time, 1:003.
Six furlongs-R-ed Leo won, Oakdaleoseo
ond, Pow Wow third. Time, 1:16%.
One mile and one- eighth-Argents won,
Arundel second, Jed third. Time, 1:55%.
Races in Cincinnati.
CIronCINATI, Sept. 7.-One mile and
twenty yards-Mean Enough won, aDrift
second, Silver Dollar third. Time, 1:52%.
One mile-Polk Padgett won, Bettie Sel
den second, Nepth third. Time, 1:49K.
One mile and fifty yards-Outcry won,
First Lap second, J. T. third. Time,
One mtle and seventy yard-Dr. Nave
won, Palisade second, Philorn third. Time,
Five furlongs-Falero won, K. XK. second,
Bob Toombs.third. Time. 1:05%.
Races at Hawthorne.
CumoAoo, Sept. 7.-Four furlongs-High
wayman won, Start second, Mary Mac
third. Time, 1:32,
Nine furlongs-Ethel won, Dunganven
second, Carter B. third. Time, 1:57.
Six furlongs-Little Midget won, Annie
Martin second, Con Wheatley third. Time,
Six furlongs-Lew Carlile won, Ivanhoe
second, Estelle third. Time, 1:16%.
Roy Wilkes' Good Time.
DAYTON, O., Sept. 7.-The stallion Roy
Wilkes trotted a full mile in 2:18 on a half
mile, muddy track in the presence of a
great crowd here to-day.
Uncle Sam's Boys Do Good Work on the
Fort Sheridan Rauge.
CHICAGO, Sept. 7.-Shooting' began in
earnest at the United States army national
tournament at Fort Sheridan to-day, Phe
nomenal work was done. LieutenantRam
sey secured seven bull's eyes out of a pos
aible 10 at 800 yards; Sergeant A. C. Austin
made eight out of a possible 10 at 500
yards, and a score of 48 points
out of a possible 50 was
made by a crack shot from
the Rio Grande. Today was especially set
apart for boll-eye firin-. Two curses, four
gold medals and one prize being offered.
There were sixty--three competitors, includ
ing Lieutenant Colonel Hotohktss and Cap
tain Ingraham, of the BSecond infantry, Illi
nois National guards. Jackson, the colored
crack shot of the "Flying Ninth," missed
the target entirely several times on
the 800-yard range. Bergeant A. C. Austin,
Company E, Fourth infantry, won the
Inter Ocean $100 poise for the ureatest
number of bull's eyre at 200, 800 and 500
yards, making a total of fifteen bull's eyes.
Lient. Hughes, Fifteenth infantry, won the
Tribune gold medal otle;ed for the ofiloer
making the greatest number of bull's eyes,
making a total of twelve on the 200, 300
and 500 yard ranges. The Inter Ocean gold
medal to the oflmer making the highest
score at 200, 300, 500 and 013 yarlds bull's
eye firing was won by Lieut. lanmeny,
who scored 1;7 points, beating Lioeut.
Hughes by one point, and Lieutenant-Col
onel Hotehkise, of the Illinois national
guard by three points. Lieutenant-Col
onel lotelkiss won tile price offered the
offlicaer making the greatest score at 500
yards. Hle seaured 45 points, which is re
garded as remarkable shooting. General
Miles was on the range during the after
noon, and warmly congratulated the con
testants making good shots. At the elose
of the tournament the medals and prizes
will be presentsd the winners by General
",loes in person.
Bow the English, Irish and Sooteh Bhlot at
There was some wonderful shooting ln
England for tihe Elcho shield this year at
the great annual meeting of volunteer rife
men at Bisley, the sucessor to Wimhbledon.
At the 800-yard range three of the marks
meen, one SBotOhman and two Englishmon,
made the highest poseible sores, and the
ft four meInfl the Eing.jh eight made
e lotlvely 9110 points out of a possible
8 t0, A ethe yevard range two of
the nglsahman made 78 pointe out of a
possible 7, t ihe 0yard rranie four of
tem made 0 in or over. The grand
total of the English team the winners. was
1,670 out of a possible 1,800. The Irishmen
were second, with a total of 1,08, and the
eotobhmen last, with a total of 1,17, All
sorts of records in this particular match
was smashed to pieces. 1'he highest indi
vidual score at all three ranges was made
hv Captain Fonlkes, 218 out of a possible
225. There was a good light, but a strong
The Home Club Mentioned First in the
Record Here Printed.
Washington 7, Columbus 15; second game,
Washington 8, Columbus 8.
Athletic 5, Milwaukee 8; second game,
Athletics 1, Milwaukee 4.
Baltimore 7., Louisville 8: second game,
Baltimore 9, Louisville 5.
LZAoU5 0L.03.
Chicago 8, Brooklyn 21; second game,
Chicago 9, Brooklyn 8.
Pittsburg 6. Philadelphia 8, second game,
Pittsburg 8, Philadelphia 1.
Now York 7 Cincinnati 8: second game,
New York 6, Cincinnati 0.
How It Is Proposed to Regulate ,the Bale
of Spirituous Liquors.
Brnat,, Sept. 7.-The proposed new bill
against the abuse of the use of spirituous
liquors was published in the Reioheanzeiger
to-day. It is a lengthy measure. License
shall only be granted where there appears
to be need for retail liquor shops or
saloons. The character of the applicant
and location of place must be taken into
consideration. In cities of over 5,000 in
habitants the retail trade in liquors must
not be connected with any other kind of
trade excepting drug stores, which may sell
liquors in sealed and labeled bot
ties. Inn and saloon keepers must supply.
guests with non-spirituous liquors if re
quired; must keep strict order and prevent
anything which may lead to the abuse of
alcoholic drinks. The sale of drinks to
minors below the age of sixteen is forbid
den, except when accompanied by grown
persons or traveling. Inn and saloon keep
ers are forbidden to furnish liquors to peo
ple who have been convicted of common
drunkenness within three years; also to
supply intoxicated persons.
They are not allowed to furnish liquor on
credit except to guests taking it with meals.
No claims for liquor furnished in contra
vention of this aoder can be legally col
lected. Common drunkards and people who
by their addiction to liquor endanger
the public welfare or neglect their families,
can be placed under legal guardianship. A
fine up to 100 marks or imprisonment up to
four weeks can be imposed upon any one
who becomes intoxicated while engaged in
work connected with the saving of life, pre
vention of fire, etc.; also, who attempt such
work while drunk except in cases of urgent
need. The same applies to persons en
gaged in taking case of the health of others,
uc 8as p lyoiaa s, nurses, etc.
DIi teoisanriseeg preenlts ramonu .ft
the passage ttf the bill in an exhaustive
article covering eleven columns
closely printed. Among other things
it cites statistics showing that in
the year .1889-90 there were consumed in
Germany 2,279,828 hectolitres of pure alco
hol, or 4.64 litres for each man, woman and
child; of wines 6.44 litres were consumed per
head, while the quantity of beer consumed
annually is equal to the average of 90 litres
for each human being in Germany.
'1 he article goes to show that the intemper
ate use of spirits increases mortality, causes
sickness, is the main fountain of pauper
ism, undermines morality and ruins the
family life. It shows the enormous
increase in the cases of chronic
alcoholism and delirium Femens in
the past decade, of the percentage of
prisoners and penitentiaries and insane
asylums, who suffer from alcoholic troubles,
of the percentage of crimes committed by
drankards,etc. he emperor takes strong in
terest in tue matter. The Freissinnige
Zeitung says the best way to combat drun
kenness is to furnish the masses with snf
ficient and cheap food.
Railroad Builders Who Failed to K ep
Their Agreement Get Into Trouble.
ST. Louts, Mo., Sept. 7.-A Republio
special from Hutchinson, Kan., says that
F. E. Wise, treasurer of the Hutchinson &
Southern railroad, has been arrested and a
warrant issued for H. A. Christie, president
of the road on a charge of embezzle
ment. Two . years ago a party of
railtond men started the soheme of
building the road south from this city,
chartering it as the McPherson, Texas &
Gulf railroad. Reno county, the city of
Hutchinson and other points subsolibed
largely to the stock, issuing bonds. The
company built fifty-two miles of road and
mortgaged it for $12.500 per mile, and the
bonds were then hypothecated to the Union
Pacific company for a certain sum There
has been a dispute between the creditors,
and as a result the commissioners of this
county today swore out warrants charging
Wise and Christie with the embezzlement
of $250,000, which they allege should be on
hand, but is not. Christie is supposed to
be in Chicago, and requisition will be made
upon the governor of Illinois for him.
Nebraska Farmers Get Poison Instead of
Alcohol From a Friend.
HABTINTTON, Nab., Sept. 7.-Andrew Ol
son, a well known farmer of this vicinity,
died last night from the effeots of a dose
of poison taken in a drink of
alo'hol. Martin Knulson, a neighbor,
lies at the point of death, and
Hans Schagor, another friend, is slowly re
covering from the effects of the poison.
Dennis Flaherty, a wealthy ranch owner
with a previous good reputation, has been
arrested charged with poisoning them.
Last week he met them, and after
a brief friendly conversation, offered
them a drink from a flask of
alcohol which he drew from his pocket. He
asserts he had two flasks, one containing
alcohol and one poison. The men who
drank assert he had but one flask; that the
liquor therein was of a milky lihue, and it
was remarked it was not as clear as alcohol
should be.
Retires After Twenty Years.
PHrL rLorPrA, Sept. 7.-Win. V. McKean,
for more than twenty years managing edi
tor of the Public Ledger, retired to.day.
McKean will continue on the staff at full
pay and will write occasional editorials,
ut will be relieved from the responsibility
of mananing. The announcement is made
that George W. Childs will himself hereaf
ter be editor-irn-chief.
Boomers on the 'Itan.
SAI AND Fox AonNor, I. T., Sept. 7.-The
boomers are flying in every direction at the
word of cormmand from the cavalry troops,
who are clearing the reservation of the
Iowan aed hax and Foxes. No resistance is
being of'ered the troops, and it is expected
the lands will be oleared by the end of the
I ----
A Californian Who Wanted to Cre.
ate a Sensation Suooeeds
He Registered Under An Assumed
Name and Then Anni
hilated Himself.
Life Was Not Worth Living, He Wrote
the Coroner, and That Officer Is
Looking for Limbs.
BAN FamArsco, Sept, 7.-F. L. Caroli
registered at the Prescott House this
morning as William F. Do Young, of
Fresno, Shortly afterward an explosion
which shook the buildings in the neighbor
hood attracted attention to his room, and
it was found he had committed suicide by
exoloding a dynamite bomb. His remains
were scattered all over the room and one of
his arms was found in the street. The
windows and plastering were broken and
the furniture damaged. Deceased had been
working on a fruit farm near Fresno. He.
told a number of persons here that he in
tended taking his life, as he wanted to
create a sensation for the newspapers, but
in a note to the coroner which he left, giv
ing his age as 41 years and birthplace as
Holland, he says he committed suicide be
cause life was not worth living.
An Importunate Suitor Kills His Sweet
heart and Himself.
IjLooMnorTON, IlL, Sept. 7.-Dr. Charles
E. Ballard, of Saybrook, Ill., and Miss
Bertha Ison, of Baker City Ore., daughter
of the late Judge Ieon, of that place, were
found dead this morning. Dr. Ballard, a
young physician, came to this city Friday,
and ever since then has been importuning
Miss Ieon, who came here with her mother
to attend college, to marry him. She
thought much of him, but begged him to
postpone the event until after her educa
tion was completed. This morning he ap
peared at the house and had an interview
with Miss Ison in the parlor. While talk
ing with her he pulled out a revolver and
shot her twice, once through the head and
once through the heart, producing instant
death. The doctor then shot himself five
times, dying in a few minutes.
Tough Harrington's Crime.
GREAT FALLs, Sept. 7.-[Special.].-Last
night while Van Kennedy, of this city, was
in the Milwaukee beer hall. he was ap
proached by Tough Harrington and re
quested to loan a few dollars to the afore
said tough. He refused, whereupon Har
rington grew angry and threatened all
sorts of vengeance.. About ap hour .pfter
ward, as Kennedy was standing in front of
the Bristol hotel, he was attacked by the
tough who struck him a vicious blow under
the left eye with a pair of knuckles, cutting
through the flesh into the eyeball, knock
ing the latter from its socket. The injury
was a terrible one, the eyeball hanging
over the cheek attached to thc socket by a
few shreds of flesh. Kennedy was taken in
to the Bristol, where medical aid was sum
moned, and every effort is being made to
save the eye. which has been skillfully re
placed. It is extremely doubtful if he ever
again recovers his sight, even though the
wound may heal. The tough has been ar
rested and is now in jail pending examina
Fatal Affray In San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISco, Sept. 7.-In a restaurant
quarrel this morning between Samuel Mott
and Police Officer Cornelius Kelly the lat
ter struck Mott, who carried an injured
arm in a sling. James Dwyer, a Southern
Pacific switchman, remonstrated with the
officer, and blows followed. Kelly received
a severe scalp wound and several bruises,
while Dwyer was shot through the left leg
and abdomen. The latter wound will prob.
ably prove fatal. Kelly was charged with
assault to murder, but furnished $2,000
bail, being confined to his room from the
effects of the beating administere4d by
Dwyer with a beer glass. Dwyer was
charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
After a Brief Illness the Well-Known Ju
rist Passes Away.
SAN FaaNctsCO, Sept. 7.-Lorenzo Sawyer,
United States cirouit judge for the district
of California, died to-night, after a short
illness, of bronchitis. Judge Sawyer was a
man quite advanced in years, but quite ac
tive notwithstanding. He recently
made a tour of his circuit,
and while he was in lielenn
heard the case of the Northern Pacifio rail
road against mineral claimants. His de
cision was in favor of the railroad.
Judge Sawyer was one of the
pioneers of the Pacific coast, and had been
on the bench a long time. He was also a
.member of the new cironit court of appeals
organized in San Francisco.
The Davis Jury Still Out.
BUTTE, Sept. 7.-[Speoial.1-The jury in
the Davis case is still out and the prospects
of arriving at a verdict are no more favor
able than they were when the jury retired
Fridgy evening: To-night the jurors gave
notice that they desired to communicate
with Judge McHatton to.morrow morning,
and it is believed they will report their ina
bility to agree, and will ask to be dis
charged. Extra bailiffs are guarding the
jury room, and reporters are permitted to
go no nearer to the room than the bottom
of the stairs below.
Sailors Hlave a Rough Trip.
SAN FniaNolco, Sept. 7.-The Royal Tar,
from Australia,anchored in quarantine yes
terday morning,and reported fever on board
sad the cnptain and first mate both died.
The vessel left Sydney last Marc,. In July
all the stores gave out and since then all the
crew had to live on was tea and flour. The
appearance of the crew is frightful. Sonic
are toothless, others pitted and scarred
with gangrene. It is believed that the lives
of all will be saved.
Directors MurE Pay.
ST. Louis. Sept. 7.-The receiver of the
Fifth National bank has btought suits in
the United States circuit court arainst tlhe
directors of the bank to recover $E4;3,;857.1)7,
money alleged to have been loaned by the
bnnk in violation of the statutes and which
could not be collected by the receiver.
The Treasurer Is Short.
PrTrxanuo, Pa., Sept. 7.-G. Krafft, treas
urer of the borough of Sharpaburg, this
county confessed judgment to-day to the
borough solicitor for 18,(t)t. It is under
stood he admits a deficiency in his borough
accounts of from $10,000 to $12,iOU.
A Minlon and a -HaI British Working
men Rtepresented In a Congress.
Nsw CArrtL, Sept. 7.-The trades union
congress opened here this morning. There
are over 1100 delegates present and they rep
resent 1,100,000 British workmen. Thomas
Burt, member of parliament and of the
royal labor commission, was elected presi
.dent. Mr. Burt is the son of a coal miner
and formerly worked in the coal pits him
self. The congress will discuss a number
of questions of great importance to the
working classes, prominent among which
will be tie question as to whether eight
hours should or should not constitute a legal
day's nork. On this subject there is an in
creasing diversity of opinion.
State insurance for workmen and their
employers' liability in oases of accident are
also questions which are looked forward to
as likely to raise a conriderable amount of
STue question of municipal work shops
will also be. discussed and it is probable
that a proposition may be made to form a
nitW national labor party in parliament in
plte of the fact that GlAidetone, upon be
lug questioned about the matter, wrote a
latter deprecating such a movement.
He Was Disguised and Is Charged With
Being a Spy.
CAtsorrrA, Sept. 7.-General Alikhanofi,
the well known Russian commander and
oriental diplomat, has been arrested at
Cabal, the capital of Afghanistan. He is
charged with being a spy in the employ of
the Russian government. General Alik
hanoff was captured while disguised as a
Moslem devotee. It is claimed on his be
half that he is no longer in the employe of
the Russian government, as he was recently
dismissed from the military post which he
has held in the czar's service. It is prob
able that stein measures will be taken by
the atneer of Afghanistan in the case of this
important prisoner, who is considered by
the Btitish authorities to be one of the most
arin, astute and dangerous men in the
Russian service.
They Will Aid the Starving.
ST. PTZvnsnuno,n Sept. 8.-The prospects
for a good harvest in the Caucasus are
splendid. lhe government has reduced by
50 per cent the rates upon cereals trans
ported on Caucasian railroads in order to
fadilitate the conveyance of grain from one
part of the country to another. It is offi
cially announced that there are large re
sources of rye stored in the graneries of the
Baltic province of Livonia, and the gov
ernor of that province has offered to lend a
million pounds to the provinces which find
themselves deficient in thci, supply of rye
owing to bad cops or other reasons, the
loan to be restored next harvest. The
peasants of Couriand, another of the Baltic
provinces, made a similar offer.
News From Mexico.
CITY or Maxuco, Sept. 7.-A number of
governors of states are expected to arrive
here and participate in the president's feast
Septeanber 15, and 6,000 soldiers will proha
bly ta part in a sham battle which is to
be fon t on that day.
Mex o will divide her Central American
misSfo.pa the United States has done.
Mr. Lymantour, appointed by this govern
ment to arrange reciprooity with the United
States, is a very able man and favorably in
clined toward that country. The Universal,
the semi-official organ of the government,
says an officer of a famous crack regiment
is accused of having ordered a soldie
beaten to death.
Trouble Ahead in lamoa.
SAN FRANCaIco, Sept. 7.-An Associated
Press correspondent from Samoa states
that that country is in a state of great un
rest. Mattaafa is still at Malie with 300 or
tO men, and has sent out messengers again
to raise a party to fight in his behalf. It
is generally understood the government is
only waiting the arrival of the English
warship to make a joint demonstration
against the natives, and to punish those
who refuse to obey Malieton. Unless some
action is taken without delay, there will
probably be trouble. A great cause of com
plaint is the way the salary list is climbing
up and the currency question.
The French Manceuvers.
PAnts, Sept. 7.-To-day's encounter be
tween the opposing French forces was very
spirited. General Negrier made a formid
able attack with the wholo strength of the
Seventh corps against the positions of the
Sixth corps under General Jamont, who,
believing his positions impregnable, had
refrained from bridging the river at this
point. The heat, however, became over
powering, and General Saussier, command
er-in-chief, stopped the fight.
Opened a New Country.
LoNDoN, Sept. 7.-A dispatch from Mom
bassa, in British East Africa, announces
that the British East Africa company's
steamship Kenia has navigated the river
Tana a distance of 300 miles from the
coast, and thus opened to trade a fertile
and populous district which heretofore had
been supposed to be practically closed to
Forty Destitute Families.
TonoNTo. Ont., Sept. 7.-Forty families of
destitute Hebrews arrived here last night
from Montreal, and after being cared for
during the intervening time by the Jews of
this city, were sent to Buffalo and other
points in the United States. Each fami ly
was supplied witj food for the journey and
a small sum of money.
France After China.
PAnts, Sept. 7.-The Gaulois today pro
poses that the government of France, in
concert with the governments of other pow
ers interrestedshall send an ultimatum to
China in regard to the outrages upon for
eigners caused by the anti-European riots.
The Czar Declares llmlselt.
PAnRs, Sept. 7.-At a banquet given in his
honor at the Louvre to-day, Baron von
Muhrenheim, the Russian ambassador to
France, in an address, said he was only
vromoting the czar's wishes in desiring an
inti mate union between Russia and France.
Agriculturalists In Session.
Trrrr HAuotmr, Sept. 7.-The International
sgrieultrural congress opened here to-day.
B1. Mioline was elected president, and D. E.
Salrnlonl, chief of the United States bureau
of anrmal industry, vice president.
lussilan Troops on the Frontier.
HT. P'ITmrsBUurio, Sept. 7.-ITroops to the
number of 100,000 have boon ordered to
Warsaw. This will bring the number of
Rlussian forces on the frontier up to 500,000.
Graves Released.
BleartN, Sept. 7.-The American tourist,
Carleton Graves, arrested Saturday last at
Mayenoe, on suspicion of being a spy, has
been released.
Itefused Russia's Nominees.
hIoMu, Sept. 7.-The vatican has for the
third tires refused to accept Russia's nom
i.tes for the vaOant bishopriU s in Russa.
resterday Was the First Celebration
of Labor Day in the State
of Montana.
About Three Thousand People As
sembled at Deer Lodge in
Its Honor.
Speeches, Games and Good Weather Make
the Occasion Meanorable-The
Day Elsewhere.
DEEn Lonos, Sept. 7.-[Spooeial.1--The
first celebration of Labor day in Montana
has been a grand success. The day was all
that could be desired. Early in the morn
ing there was a little rain, but just enough
to make it pleasant, and the rest of the day
has been clear and cool. Before nine a. mn.
the streets of the town began to present a
holiday appearance. People began to col
lect from the country and the neighbor
ing camps. Every one was looking and
feeling his best. The flowers looked their
prettiest and the birds sang their sweetest.
All in anticipation of the visitors expected
from a distance. The first train to arrive
bringing any visitors was that from Helena
coming in about 11 o'clock. but only a
hundred or so were aboard. Shortly after
wards the first train from Butte and Ana
conda came in. There were seventeen cars
of excursionists, estimated at from 1,500 to
2,000 people. A procession was then formed
and marched to the grounds, east of town.
In the procession were the two Butte bands,
the Alice and the Boston & Montana. Ar
riving at the grounds,. the pavillion was
soon crowded.
Hon. R. G. Humber was elected tem
porary chairman and Judge D. M. Durfee
delivered the address of welcome. Hon.
Peter Breen, of Butte City, was elected per
manent chairman. An address followed by
Hon. E. D. Matts, of Missoula, the author
of the law making the first Monday in Sep
tember of each year Labor day and a legal
J. A. MacKnight, Esq., of the Helena
Journal, Hon. R. H. Howey, of Helena, and
T. B. McGuire, of New York, followed Mr.
Matts. The speaking lasted from about 2
p. m. to 4 p. m., and was listened to with
the greatest attention. After the speaking
the people to some extent scattered about
the grounds, indulging in various sports.
Among the young men jumping and foot
racing received considerable attention. The
older folks walked among the groves and
othews were walking about the town view
ing the residences and gardens. The pavit
lion was at once put in reapiness for danc
ing, and the floor was-oon covered with all
the sets it would hold. The .dancing con
tinued till past midnight.
About four p. m. another train from
Butto brought about 500 people. Altogethe.
it has been a glorious day. The best ol
order has prevailed, not a disturbance of
any kind, and everyone has enjoyed it. It
has been a day of rest, a day of pleasure
and a day of instruction, and has been such
an observance as to fittingly dedicate it to
labor and to call for its annual celebtation,
And what better place than Deer Lodge for
such a celebration?
The Day in Great Falls.
GREAT FALLS, Sept. 7.-Labor day passel
off here under the most favorable auspices
The weather was delightful, and the oele
bratirg workmen made the most of thei
holiday by hunting and fishing and pic
nicking in the country. A grand ball wai
given this evening by the Great Falls work
ingmen's union in the Cory block.
The One Day for Labor in the Year Appro
priately Remnemnbered.
CHICAGO, Sept. 7.-Reports fiom all over
the country are to the effect that labor day
was quite generally observed. At Washing
ton there was a parade. At Chicago the
banks, board of trade, business houses,
courts and municipal offices closed. There
was a general parade of labor organizations
of the city, after which there were picnics
in various parks, where the time was spent
in athletic games, dancing and speech
At Pittsburg the day was not observed as
founmerly. There were no demonstrations
a 'but for the closing of the banks and
cuts there would be nothing to indicate
tholidav. Large demonstrations were
hel it Wheeling and other surrounding
towns, which were participatod in by the
labo .or;anizations of the city.
AtJSibville, Tenn., the day was cele
bratiedth much enthusiasm. Fully 20,0b0
peoolewitnessed the labor parade. A meet
ing was held at the park in the afternoon,
at which speeches were made by labor ad.
voeates and politicians.
At St. Paul the day was observed as usual,
many business houses being closed. There
was a parade in the morning, followed in
the afternoon by picnics and games.
At Minneapolis a parade and speech
making were the order of the day's exer
At Kansas City labor day was generally
observed by labor organizations. Very
few business houses closed. There was a
parade and s,eech-makmin. Specials from
a number of cities in Kansas indicate that
the day was very generally observed as a
At Cincinnati the day was observed by a
large procession of workingmen. After the
parade an address was listened to from
lMajor McKinley and John Seitz, the repub
lican and people's party candidates for govu
At Indianapolis it was generally observed
as a holiday. Business was suspended.
Senator Peffer and others made speeches at
the labor meetings.
At Montreal, Quebec, the day was cele
brated with great enthusiasm. The public
buildings wert closed. A grand procession
was had in the morning in which fully 10,
000 men took part, At Ottawa it was cele
brated in an imposing manner. Thousands
of people turned out to witness the proces
sion, and business was suspended.
A Veteran of Three Wars Passes Away
John Morgan's Mother ione.
MOnirsE, ALA,, Sept. 7.-William A. Spotts
wood died to-day. He was born in Vir
ginia in 180t, was a veteran of three wars,
the Seminole, the Mexican and the rebel
lion. In January, 1861, he resigned as a
surgeon in the navy and was appointed sur
geon in the confederate service.
Mrs Henrietta Morgan.
LIcxINaTON, lY*., Sept. 7.-Mrs. Henrietta
Morgan, another of the famous raider, Gen.
John H, Morgan, died this afternoon, aged
86 years.
Omleers of the Columblan Egpdsitlon Will
Not Labor for Glory Alone.
nmoano., Sept. 7.-The National Colum
bian commission reassembled this morning.
The report of the committee on awart~,
recommending the appointment of a coo
mittes of eight to have charge of the
awards of premiums, was adopted, after
being amended to make the number twelve,
and referred to the judiciary committee to
frame roles and by-laws for Its government.
Commissioner Mercer, of Wyoming intro
duced a resolution setting forth that the
bureau of publicity and promotion had sent
out a statement that there would be several
theaters on the World's fair grounds to
which a separate charge for admission
would be made, and declaring it to be the
sense of the commission that only one price
of admission shonld be charged for every
thing on the grounds. Referred to the
committee on judiciary. A committee of
four was appointed to prepare suitable esa
olutions touching the death of Commie
stioner Binabam,of Washington. Arequest
from the board of lady managers for per
mission to extend their session for one or
two days was acceded to.
At the afternoon session a resolution was
adopted instructing the membersof the
commission to labor with the members of
congreas in their respective states to vote
for the proposed government loan of five
millions to the fair, The committee on
tariffs and transportation reported that low
rates for visitors and exhibits would be
made by the railroads of the country, and
asked permission to request from railroads
passes for the commissioners and lady man
agers to and from the commission meet
ings, thus saving large items of expense.
The report was adopted.
The committee on judiciary reported
upon the recommendation of the auditing
committee in regard to the prospective de
ficit in the commissioner's appropriation
for the current year. The auditing com
mittee recommended that the salaries of
President Palmer and Vice Chairman Mc
Kenzie, of $5,000 each, be ant off, that
$3,000 be taken from the salary of the di
rector general, and that the April
meeting of the commission be
postponed until July in order to avoid the
expected deficit.
The judiciary committee reported the
local directory had offered to lend the
commission the necessary $20,000 until
such time as the amount for repayment
could be secured from congress, thus sav
ing the proposed outs in salaries.
Commisseoner Waller, of Connecticut,
opp6sed the" adoption of the report. He
thought it would be undignified and put
the commission in an embarrassing post
tion to accept a loan from the local direo
tory. The deficit would not occur in any
case before the close of the fiscal year, or
June 80, 1892 and in the meantime the
commission codld apply to congress for the
necessary funds. Commissioner Massey,
of Delaware, defended the report of the
A number of warm speeches followed.
Commissioner St. Clair, of West Virginia,
closed for the judiciary committee in favor
of borrowing the directory's money, He
said the auditing committee's proposition
Was to cut off the vice-chairman's salary
but not the director general's; that would
` be taken by the south as a political move.
He hoped the commission would see the
mistake in such action. Commissioner
- .ntt, St. Clair's colleague, who is a repsvb
l can. objected to the intimation that
politios had anything to do witta
Sutting report. Vipe-Chairman
drew 5,000 a year for an office which had
no duties. The funds threatened to give
out, and the only way to avoid a deficit was
f to put down needless expense. Judge Tons
ley, of Minnesota, said it looked as though
Sthe vice-chairman's salary was to lie con
I tinned because the commission feared to
offend the South or some political
party. It was dishonorable of the
commission to think of borrow
money. Commissioner Waller appealed
the speakers to drop politics. He offered
r substitute for all pending motions, whin
was adoped--51 to 7-referring the whol
matter to the board of reference and con
trol. In effect the latter body is authorise
to borrow $20,000 of the directors in cse
d congress fails to appropriate money to mee
the commission's deficiency. All offio
salaries continue.
r The New York Farmers
ALBANY, N. Y., Sept. 7.-A. convention
e the state farmers' league was held here
day to outline a plan of action on politi
questions affecting the interests' of agr
culture in the coming campaign. In vie
of the fact that other farmer organizatio
have taken action with a view
- bringing all the farmers' clubs an
leagues into one united effort, a com
r mittee was appointed to confer with repr
sentatives 1:om other like organizatioes t
secure a combination of councils an
forces. Resolutions were adopted that th
e issues this fall should be confined to stat
i, questions; that issues relating purely
federal affairs may be held over until nex
e year. Opposition was expressed to all kinds
of class legislation and trusts.
More Rottenness in Philadelphia.
hPIILADELPHIA, Sept. 7.-After a lengthy
conference to-day between District Attor
Sney Graham, City Treasurer Wright and
d Auditor-General McCammant in regard to
o the alleged derelictions of five mercantile
a appraisers, Patton, Crawford, Hunter,
g Honseman and Bell, McCammant notified
a those persons that they were suspended
from office pending an examination of the
charges made against them. City Treasurer
0 Wright endorsed on the letter that he be
lieved the order should have been one of
dismissal, not suspension, basing his belief
on the evidence in his possession.
The Market Clerk Short,
a PRirseuno, Eept. 7.-The experts who
have been examining the books of Alle
. gheny City, reported a deficiency of over
-) $82,000 in the accounts of Market Clerk
David Hastings. The books are in sUch a
y condition that it is impossible to tell what
y has become of the missing funds. The
a shortage extends over a period of eighteen
n years.
a An Editor Under Arrest.
MrLwAjuEE, Wis., Sept. 7.-John F.
a Cramer, of the firm of Cramer, Aikens &
n Cramer, proprietors of the Evening Wis.
Sconsin, was arrested this morning by United
SStates authorities on tihe chargeo of publish
ing lottery matter. The arrests of other
d members of the firm will probably follow
. this afternoon. The article on which the
it arrest wae based was one copied from a
Ban Frenaisco paper attacking the validity
Sof the lottery law.
S Postal Clerks In Saesslo,.
Presnvua, Sept. 8.-the national asaoei
Sation of postal clerks convened in this city
-this morning, with 50 delegates present
from all parts of the country. The meeting.
are secret. The object of the asesoiation is
to secure a classification of wages similar to
that of the letter carriers.
They Go Bock.
BrTTrunono, Vt., Sept. 7.-A judge of the
United States oircuit court has just ren
dered a decision returning two Chinamn
arrested under the exclusion act to Canada,
from which dominion they hold passports
a contrary to United States laws.
Moaut and Smith Are Out
Danrva, Sept, 7.- Ofola information
was received here this evening that Mofata
Sand Smith's resignations as president and
I general manager of the Rlo Graude have
Sbeen accepted by the board of direltonur at
a meet.ng in New Yo/k.

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