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VOL, XXllI-NO.N ' 1ELENA. MONTANA, MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 29, 1892. PRICE FIVE CSNT Gans & lein " 0 On the 1st of JIlarch vWe Wvill institute a nev) and instructive departure in adVer tising. Ea.h day Will have its announcement vvorthy of attention. 0 o6" Gaus & lini WHAT WILL MONTANA DO? Suggested That Gev. Toole Issue a Proc lamation Against Wyoming. The state veterinarian of Wyoming has promulgated the cattle quarantine of that state governing the admission of southern cattle during the season of 1892. Cattle driven all the way, upon the presentation of proper certificates will not be interfered with. The hardship falls upon the Montana cattlemen who would otherwise shin to Orrin Junction and drive from there to their proper ranges, says the Nolthwestern Live Stock Journal. The Wyoming people claim that their action is dictated by the first law of nature-self preservation, and blame the railroads for forcing the condi tion. Rates from southern points to Orrin Junction remain the same as last year, but an advance of $10 a car is charged on all shipments east of that point over the Elk horn above the rates of 1891. This, they claim; woaud cause the unloading of all Montana and many Dakota cattle at Orrin Junction and the consequent destruction of a vast range area north, already heavily stocked. So if cattle are shipped at all they must be shipped to a point beyond Wro ming or driven all the way. This is for those who bring in the southern cattle to determine. Wyoming regulations provide for a full compliance with the regulation of the sec retary of agriculture: "That ,aoh cattle shall not be allowed in pens or on trails or Sanges that are to be occupied or ci ossed by cattle going to the eastern markets before December" lst, 1892, and that these two classes of cattle shall not be allowed to come in contact." 'This just plays hobb with the whole thing and if any cattle ale to be brought north this season, something must be done with this regulation. Something must be done and done immediately. Montana cattle men are proreaing to bring an influence to bear upon the secretary to order that the regulation will -not be enforced on the northern ranges as he has already notified Colorado to that effect. It is suggested by some cattlemen that the governor of Montana should issue a quarantine proclamation against Wyoming cattle and prevent under heavy penalty their crossing over the line into Montana, as they have heretofore when their range was short. Heavy Damages Sustained. BUOOKLYN, Feb. 28.-This afternoon firs broke out at the clothing establishment of Smith, Gray & Co., Fulton street and Flat bush avenue. The entire building was de stroyed. A large clock tower fell on the Kings County Elevated railway and de stroyed fifty feet of track, causing a loss of $50,000. The building was valued at $200, 000. 't he stolk of Smith, Gray & Co. was valued at over $200,000, and is an entire loss. The portion of the building occuoied as a storehouse is also a complete loss, the value of storage destroyed being $200,000. Five adjoining buildings were damaged to the extent of $75,000. Two firemen were severely injured. Attachments for Large Sumsn. SAN DIeeo, Cal., Feb. 28.-Word was re elved from Comptroller Lacy at Wash ngton that the California National bank ill not be allowed to resume. An attach ent on a suit for $8,000 was filed by Re -ver Rawly to-day against the San Dliego ally hun, on a note held by the California ational bank. Walter C. Ht1lth, formerly roprletor of the Sun. and for a long time ditor, was appointed temporary receiver. n attachment for $90,000 was also filed by he receiver of the bank against the real state of the fan Diego laillway company. A fire Saturday night at Cincinnati urned a large quantity of mail matter in eo postal and express ucars oit the Cin. ati, Hamilton & Dayton. PULLING WOOLTWO Majority and Minority Reports Pre pared to Accompany Springer's Wool Bill. Price of Wool and Number of Sheep Have Decreased Under Taxation. Common-Sense View of the Proposltion Ancient Plea for High Tarift ite peated by Burrows. WArRaIUTON, Feb. 28.-The reports of the majority and minority of the house com mittee on ways and means, to accompany the Springer wool bill, are prepared and will be presented to the house to-morrow. The majority report was prepared by ,Springer, the minority by Burrows (Mich.) The majority report says the McKinley bill was passed with enormous rates of duties, many of them prohibitory, and all un reasonably high. "There isnogoodreason," says the report, for "maintaining such high taxes upon articles so necessary to the health and comfortof the people. Twenty five per cent was all the protection the .wool manufacturers in 1867 asked, Lut it seems that in the case of woolen goods, as in all others, the amount of protection required increases from year to year. As the industries grow older and better established more protection is de manded. The wool growers of 1867 be lieved the imposition of high tariff on wool would secure them the control ef the home market. The result proves how greatly they were mistaken and how ineffeotual the law has been to produce the condition they desired. As to its effect on prices, wool has steadily declined from 1867, when it was worth 62 cents per pound. The Mc Kinley act increased the duty on wool an average of one cent per pound. The result has been a fall in'prices of from two to three cents per pound, instead of a raise. The result of 25 years of experiment has been a reduction of one half in the number of sheep in the states east of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, and reduc tions of one half the price of wool. Nor have the manufacturers of woolen goods been benefitted by the imposition of high duties on wool and woolen goods. Notwithstanding the high protection ac corded manufacturers of woolen goods, the quality of such goods has deteriorated from year to year. Since the discovery of ma chinery for converting woolen rags into substitutes for wools the high protection tar iff on wool has had the direct effect of lim iting the demand for American wools, for the reason that under such tariffs neither dromestia wools nor manufacturers of wool can be exported and sold at a profit. Only that soijdet of domestic wool will be purchased and consumed which is required to mix with foreign wool to produce the re quired quality and quantity of goods to supply the home market." The report concludes: "It is not un reasonable to assume that lower .duties upon these articles would cause some in crease of importance, for a reduction of duties would cheapen the price to con sumers, thus largely increlsing consump tion. Increased consumption would call for increased home manufacture, as well as enlarged imoortations. By substituting economy for taxation we shall run no risk of causing a deficit in government rev enues, while lifting a grievous load of tax ation from some of the plain necessaries of life." The minority report says that from both wool consumers and manufacturers there comes almost the unanimous sentiment that tirhe law should be permitted to stand as it is. Not only are growers and manufact urers benefitted by the law, but consumers have shared the benefit. The people of the United States find themselves able to se cure woolens required at smaller cost than ever before. The committee's bill proposes to deprive the wool growing industry of the United States at one blow of the entire tariff protection it has heretofore enjoyed. The effect will be the complete and final abandonment of the effort. to pro duce in the United States the supply of wool needed for the clothes of our peoule. The bill does not mean cheaper wool for the masses, but does mean the wipino out of great properties, the curtailment of our industrial resources, and is a savage blow aimed at our agriculturists, without the prospect of compensating benefits in any quatter. ANTI-O'PTION BILLS. Some Days oet Before Their Fate Will Be Known. WASHINGTON, Feb. 28.-It will be some days yet before the fate of the anti-option bills now under consideration in both houses are known. - The Washburn meas ure will be considered by the senate sub committee of the judiciary conupittee for at least toen days before any report is made to the full committee. When the sub-com lnittee rteports tnere is no doubt that it will be in favor of the amended bill, and the full committee will also make a favorable report to the senate. The difficulty that now besets this meas uire is the fact that the house agicultural committee may not agree to its being sub stituted for bills that have been drafted by that committee. Chairman Hlltch said to day that lie had not made up his mind yet whether he would accept the amended Washburn bill or not. Ile added that the bill had been revised in such a ianner tnat it had lost some of the ellects that were hoped to be attained by himself and his colleagues im the house committee. If Washburn and Hatch do not get to pether and reach an agreement whereby the Washburn till is substituted for the bills in the Hatch cominittee, there is a possibility that no ait-option legislation will be enacted at this session. It would, of course, be impossible for Washburn to agree to have the llatch bill steered through the senate. It would not be in line with the compromise effected between himself and the Minneapolis elevator men. For this reason Hatch will be comtnelled to agree to the substitute of the Waslhburn measure in the house, or no bill will be passed at this session. Senator Washburn hae no fears but that the house anricultural committee will find it convenient to substitute his bill for all of those that have been considered by that committee. lie says that an anti-option bill will pass this season, and he hai no doubt that his bill will be the one that is adopted. Believe in Taxing the Consumer. WAHIIINOTON, Feb. 28.--'he minority of the ways and means commuittee sub mitt,ed a report, dissenting from the views of the majority on the bill placing binding twine on the free list. It discunses tihe action of the senate inl 1890 in voting to place the article upon the free list, and says the vote was indueed largely by the seunnmptiol that the price was regulated by t Irust. But, says the minor ity, this con dition of laffairs, which was tholln provd never to have existed, is certainly impoeai ble under present competition. 'he minor ty, in conclusion, opposes the bill because the industry is already established; because the removal of the duty would doestroy it, throwing thousands of men out of emplo-y aent and rendering millions of invested capital useless, and turning $2,000,003 in wages annually to the laborers of other countries; because there is lively competi. tion which can only be maintained by the presenut duty, which enables the manufot urere of American hemp-binder twine to prolong their existence, and because it would inevitably increase the price of binder twine, anil also because we "oppose free trade and believe in the protection of American industries." Forecast: Tarifrand Sllvir. WASmtrro'ow, Feb. 28.-Proceedings in congress during the present week promise to be of more than usual interest. It is ex pected that silver and the tariff will figure in one or both houses. The senate will re snme consideration of the Idaho election case to-morrow. Mr. Call has given notice that he will interrupt the regular order Tuesday to deliver some remarks upon the resolution providing for inquiry into the alleged interference of railroad companies in the Florida senatorial election. It is understood that exponents of protection and tariff reform theories intend to address the senate during the week on reciprocity. The illness of Mr. Springer may possibly result in the postponement of the tariff dis cussion booked to occur Tuesday in the house, with the wool bill as tie special measure under consideration. An informal agreement has been reached by the major ity of the committee on rules to report a resolution to-morrow asking that the Bland silver bill be made a special order for the latter part of March. Rumored Action of England. WAsrINGTON, Feb. 28.-The report that Great Britain is to take part in the inter national monetary conferenceanid indicated that the Bank of England is willing to hold one-fifth of its reserve in silver, is denied at the treasury department in most positive terms. One prominent offllicial made no attempt to conceal his opinion that the present agitation of the question is for the solo purpose of iniinencing favorable action an henator Teller's bill, now before the senate, providing for an international con ference and thereby effecting the postpoue ment of action at this session of congress on the question of silver. It is learned from 'other sources of unquestionable re liability that there has been no material 3hange in the situation on this question since the opening of this session of con a gross. e QUIET DAY IN BERLIN. The Streets Crowded but the Rioters Have Evidently Been Suppressed. r BERLIN, Feb. 28.-This afternoon the h streets presented a highly animated ap pearance. They were filled for the most part with sightseers and promonaders, groups of rowdies and toughs being absent. n The situation has greatly improved. The - police have completely regained the upper hand. Large crowds congregated before the imperial palace, but there was little difficulty in keeping them in motion. A strong detachment of mounted police pa troled the disturbed quarters. About 100 arrests were made to-day. During the y changing of the-guard at the impeit~ .cseas ° tie the draw bridge connecting lnter den Linden with the castle gardens was closed to traffic until the soldiers passed. A sim o ilar spirit of precaution was observable re garding the appearance of soldiers in many of the main arteries of traffic leading from s the center to suburbs of the city. The emperor, accompanied by melmbers of 'his family, took his usual drive in Thiergarden to-day. He was heartily cheered by the populace all along the route. It is a matter of common remark that dur ing the recent disturbance the emperor and all members of the imperial family always met a loyal reception whenever they ap peared in public. The troops, too, have been warmly applauded by the populace. This, it is said, proves conclusively that the late troubles did not have their origin in personal hatred of the emperor, and that even the disorderly iortion of the populace t had no animus against the army. The Vorwarts, organ of the socialists, repeats its appeal to members to preserve order. Socialist members of the municipal council a of Berlin, have made a proposition that the city government .begin various public works for the purpose of giving employment to thousands now out of work. The presi ° dent of the police departmenut expresses the ° opinion that the disorders are now ended. Once tore ai Cabinet. PARIs, Feb. 28.-Loubet succeeded in or ganizing a cabinet. He willbe president of the council and minister of the interior; SFaeganet, war; Ribot, foreign affairs; v Bourgeois, public instruction and fine arts; a Bouvior, finance; Devello. agricunlture; Roche, commerce; Ricard, justice and pub lie worship; Viette, public works; Cavag nac, marine. The new prime minister is a staunch moderate republican. DEVIL AND FAT POSTMAN. B Both Included In the Ilessling Invoked by a Smanll Buy. 1 The minister of a Methodist church in the neighborhood of Wicker park has a four-year-old son of whom he is especially r proud. The youngster has imbibed freely a of the religious atmosphere that permeates - the house, and his evening prayers would I do credit to a deacon of the church. Last nunday night the presiding older of the district was at the minister's home just - as Willie was' being prepared for bed. 1 Through the open doorway of his room floated the sound of his infantile voice of r fered up in prayer, says the Chicago Her aid. t All hushed conversation to listen. It was I a long peroratiog, but was unique in the r wind-up. "God bless papa en' mamma, all my k kind friends and relations, and-and-who I else, nmalnmal?" In an audible whisper his nimamma uave the name of the visiting elder, but Willie was either perverse or r too sleepy to catch the name, for lie finished by saying: "An', oh, yes, God; ilease bless the devil and the fat postuman. I Amen." SPARiKS FRO M TilE WIRES. (Gen. G. W. Cullom, of New York, is dead. Lord IRoseuborry's horse Foxhall has ar rived at Now York. Judge Van It. Young, p-esdin. justice of the Kentucky superior court, died Saturday of pflounllo ia. Ex-Gov. Conway, of Arkansas, was burned to dehth Sunday by a lire which du atroyed his residence. Polk Martin, ia wealthy businese man of luordeotoi, N. J., was bunooed out of $t5,000 by the venerable gold brick trick. Godfrey and Choynaki have been matched to fight before thi G(ldaltone club of I'rovi dance, I. 1. The date has not been set. A New York special fromn Washington says Shermans will moon retire from the senate nld be succeeded by Seorotary Fus tur. Ex-Malaket Clerk lastings, of Allegheny City, 1'n., was convicted of eombezzlemlent ant sentenood to eight onthlls' iruprlson Suit has been begun to break the will of the late Seonator Molsonald, of hldiauapo lie. The contestants are a b:other and children of a deceased son. They urge un due iulluence by the senator's wife. BLAINE LINEN HUNG OUT, Other Side of the Family Scandal Given to the Public in Detail. Young Mrs. Blaine Described as a Bold, Designing, Vixenish Woman. The Other iMotlher-ln-Law Presented In an Unenvlable Light--Will thile Other Side Reply ? WAIIIN(ITONeFeb. 28.-Mr. Blaine fur nishea the associated press the following, under the caption, "A personal statement:" Since the separation of my son and his wife three and a half years ago, my family have silently borne every misrepresenta tion, slanderous attack, and newspaper in terview it has pleased the now divorced wife to inspire. The person aimed at be ing Mrs. Blaine. we perhaps have been at fault in allowing the horror of publio dis cussion of private matters, together with regard for the future of my grandson, to permit so much calumny to go unanswered. The last outrage of the kind, embodied in the decision of the judke at Deadwood, as sumes official character, which makes it impossible longer to remain silent. To do so would be to accept and perpetuate a wrong to my wife and a greater wrong to my grandson than even the publication of the truth can inflict. A letter I addressed to Rev. Thomas I. Ducey. at the time of the marriage, gives important facts bearing upon that event: "AUousTA, Me., Eept. 13, 1886.-1-ev. Thoe I. Ducey: Last Wednesday morning my youngest son, James G. Blaine, Jr., shocked me by the announcement that on the preceding Monday you had united him in marriage,in your own rectory with Miss Mary Nevins; that my son and Miss Nevins were unaccompanied by friends or rela tives, two of your household servants being the sole witnesses. My son's announoement was the first knowledge any member of the family had of even an attachment for Miss Nevins, whose character is not at all in question, and of whom, except for this rash marriage, I have never heard a breath of censure. "My son is but 17; ie has been living here under the daily care of a tutor who iras fit ting him for college. In order to continue his studies he desired to remain here during the summer while the rest of the family were at Bar Harbor. Monday, Aug. 16, Miss Nevins, her sister and father, came to Augusta. Eighteen days afterwards my son, who never heard of her until she came i.aenrx y hbs home Witbhout the permission '6i ki1irindgeofo any of' the family and ac comprinied Miss Nevins to New York. The next day they presented themselves to you for marriage. Whiile he misrepresented his age, he did not, according to your own statements afterwards made, conceal from you the fact of his minority, or the fact that his family knew nothing of his in tended marriage. You agreed not to inform his family. You took him to the archbishop in order to secure a dispensation so that Miss Nevins, a Catholic, might marry my son, a Protestant. You knew I was in a moment's reach by telegraph, yet never gave the slightest intention to me, the most deeply interested and responsible party, of what was going on. "In defence of this conduct you alleged the confidence reposed in you as a priest by my son. The confidence of the confes sional is.always respected, but by your use of confidence reposed in you outside of the confessional, even by those not of Catholic communnion, you perforce become accolm plice before the act of any crime or im prudence to which you may listen. You! further alleged if you had not performed the ceremony some one outside of your communion would have done it. This is the common defence of evil-doing, and is unworthy of a priest and a man. A week ago my boy was under my protection, the most helpless, least responsible member of my family; erratic, though controllable thronth his strong affections; an object of constant watchfulness to his parents, brothers and sisters; a source of constant anxiety, but not despair, because he is of good abilities, as readily influenced to right as wrong, and because the patience of love can never know weariness. To-day, through your agency, this boy in years, in experience, in judgment, in practi cal capacity, leaves my home and core, burdened with full responsibili ties of a mtan; with the welfare of a woman in his keeping. I am powerless. I cannot question the legality of the marriage. i shall, at a distance and disadvantage, try to guide my son. But as a father, living under the divine institution of the family; as a citizen, living under the divine order of society, I protest against your not. I call God to witness between you and me, of whatever evil resulting from this deplor able marriage umy son may be the author or victim, the guilt be on your head. "JAeis G. BIAINr." When I wrote the foregoiUg letter, 1 be lieved Miss Nevins had no other responsi bility in the marriage than in the consent ing to my son's appeal. Since then I aen prepared to say that the marriage was ar ranged by her far more than by my son. She did everything to promoto it, suggested every arraugement, anticipated ant pro vided for every emergenlcy. in fact, but for her personal active, untiring agency, the marriage would never haveo taken place. In this she showed know ledgre and forethought not to be expected in a woman of 21 years of age. Within ten days after her arrival in Augusta, within a week after first iseeting my son, she was thus adjuring h:in for several successive days: "Write nothing until I see you. Let nme know at once about the law of marriage. I cannot wait to hear, it makes me ill. Can you come to me a moment? Am alone. D1)o not send up your card. Do not ask any questions that may lead people to suspect anything. We are in the mouths of every man, woman and child in' Augusta. Every look, every flush of your face is talked of. lzok into the law early to-umorrow and ierhaps ask one questiorn at tihe banlk. Whlere he obtained moner for his mar rigo oil my account, by inducing the cashier to advance hiun funds ott his moIm oranduru, a thing he never learned to do before he met Miss Nevins. I All elso cant wait. Io be careful. You do not know how vile the world is. Do look up the laws. Did you look into the laws of Mas eachusetts and New York? I ar sure not. Answer to-night. I haver at last thought of tlhe only mnlr on earth wilhomn we can trust for wittuors." Another time writing of this man. "who coulrl be trusted," she wrote: "I hatve known him since a ohild, and lie would tdo anything for rue. If you any so, 1 will giver hitu a gentle hint that I will need his ser-. vices for an emiergetey, but not tell him for whlat." Whole they reahehmd New York after Hleeing frrom Augusta she cautioned rlly son not to forget a $n~2) gobI piece in a little box for I)Uoey, "aild look ill the pocket of his gray clothes for a ling." She directed the ptroceedings to the last minute. It was thus It sevonteeu-year-old boy was tempted f min school books and tutor and blindly lou to the altar by a young woman of 21, with entire seoreov contrived by herself and with nil the instrumentalities of her device comrplete and exact. My hldest son. Walker, want to New rk to see if the marrianv was not invalid or could not be annulled. lie was met with the assertion that it was too late for any proceedings to set aside the marriage. I next purpose to show the falsity of the as sertion that my wife br6ke up the marriage relations of my son and his wife. Before we sailed for Europe, in June, 1887, Mrs Blaine met her daughter-in-law but three times. Fourteen months later when we re turned we found that our son, in our ab :enoe, had not only spent his entire allow anat, but was deeply in debt. At a family council in Augusta I learned the details of the dismal failure of their New York life and proposed that they should take our Augusta home, I paying for light, fuel, ser vant, and furnishing horse and carriage, in addition to assuringt theml of $2,t00 it year until my son was able to earn an income of that amount. His wife replied that hbe would not stay in Annusta on any consid oration. He was very much disconcerted by her decision and for the first time in formed his mother and mrself of his discontent and unhappiness. We then learned that he had boon gradually estranged from her, and this refnsal was merely o0te of a long series of disagree ments which finally led to their separation. The immediate cause of her departure from Augusta, was the fact that my son, at my request, was with me several days on i campaign trip. He did not go home as soon as he expected to. and when he re turned found that she had left for New York eight hours before. Mrs, Blaine strongly disapproved of her departure, ear nestly urging her to remain. She did not then dream that our son would not follow his wife, or susneet that the latter left with any less friendly' feelings toward herself than any other member of the faminly. Foreseeing difficulties in the path of the young couple, she told her daughter-in-law before site left that she would, at any mo ment receive her grandchild for ally length of time, for life if necessary. and give him the best of care and attention, an offer neither accepted nor declined. Before leav ing, she left a note for her husband, the temper and tone of which was sufficiently indicated by a single extract: "You knew when you left what the consequence of your trip to Bar Harbor would be. What busi ness had you at Bar Harbor? Why did you not telegraph me and not let me lie awake till nearly four o'clock? You shall live to reoret all this. You have broken the greater part of your promises thus far and until you learn to be truthful need notcome near me. I am not here to have my affairs discussed among neighbors. If you desire to have communication you can address New York lotel. 'his was signed simply Marion Nevina Blaine." On reading this note, my son declared. "I will not follow her, and told her I would not when she made the threat." Fortv four days after this wilful departure she returned to my house, accompanied by her mother, my grandson and his nurse. At the moment of their arrival there were in the house only Mrs. Blaine, who was ill, and the servants. Mrs. Blaine at once arose and went down stairs, having previ ously instructed her maid to do everything required for their comfort. This was the only time she ever met Mrs. Nevins. Neither lady advanced to greet her, no hand was extended to her, but from Mrs. Nevins, seconded by her daughter, came charges against her son and herself so insulting and violent that a servant was called in for the frankly expressed purpose of acting as a re straint upon.. the v!der 'visitor. On this brief stay of two weeks with us, and on this one last visit of two hours, rests all substaiu tiation of the statements of the judge at Deadwood. Before leaving for the west I had advised with Mrs. Blaine in the event of the return of her daughter-in-law, and she acted upon my advice. Not a word since the separa tion has been written by her, nor has she seen my son's wife, except on the street in New York, when not a word was exchanged between them. My son was entirely free. No restraint was attempted, desired or needed to ensure separation. On the day of his wife's departure he was as strongly determined as on the day of her divorce not to resume relations with her. Far ue it from me to hold my son blameless, toough all things considered I hold him more sinned against than sinning, but his mother at no time in thought, word or deed at tempted to separate man and wife. On the contrary, she did not fail by liberality of consideration and extenuation to foster in every practicable way their happiness, if haupiness to them had been possible. JAMEt (G. BLAINE. Isabella ltarred Out. CumrAoo, Feb. 28.-The Queen Isabella association, it was virtually decided offi cially this evening, is to be barred out of participation in the World's fair. Some time ago the association made application for space for the erection of a statue of Queen Ieabqlla, heroic size, to be the work of the famous sculptress, Harriet Hosmer; also for a site for an Isabella pavillon. The grounds and building committee decided not to grant the space asked for. This was done after receipt of a communication from Chief of Construction Burntami that the exposition bad no space for any building which would be of the character of a club house. Wool Clip Forecast. BIosToN, Feb. 28.--The Boston Columer cial Bulletin to-day gives official figures showing the number of sheep in the country, by which the wool clip of 1892 can be fore cast. The total increase of sheeop is 1,519. 779. The decrease is mostly in the south ern states, though the heaviest shortagie is in Colorado and New Mexico. The stateo showing the largest increase are Texa,, Illinois, Michigau, lows, the Dakotas, California and Ohio. An expert estimates that thCed ligure show that the total yield of wool in the United States in 1892 will be 316,0tlr,731i pounds, or a scoured yield of 1.1,09t6.937 pounds. Protest by Auttl-Sabbatarlnas. CcieAro, Fob. 28.-A mass meeting was held to-night at Central Music hall undler the auspicos of the American Secular union to protest against clohing tihe world's fair on Sundays. Amlonig the societies Ioe.re sented were the National Religious .libe ty association, the Federation of Turners, the Carpenters' council, the Painters' coun cil. the glass wor:kors, tin and sheet iron workers, the Cigarmakors' union, the jour neynmen tailors, socialistic labor party, huld Central Llabor union. Resolutions in line with the purpose of the meeting were adopted. Charges Agtlllst a Caplptain. S.uN ANTONro,, Feb. 2$.--Antonio Gonzales, father-in-law of Garza. and the latter's blothor, arrived here this morning, and bothi were immediately arrested, charged with violation of the neutrality laws. ''he complainstgailst (Gonzrloe was mnad by C(.apt. Bournrke. United States army. iuGonzales, who is wealthy, soon gave the regnired bontd st ~3O000it and in turn tiled formal charge against Capt. hourke. alleg ing that his ranch, on seOver all occasions, had been overran without process of law iandt that hIe had been subjected to uuwar ranted ien vellanc and animolestation. T'P im l l5tlllnm at Idintllunpolls. IIiIANAeOI.Iit, leb. 2S.--'ITho city to-day wias quiet. Thiera is nr, appreciable differ nlies inl thel city fl onu that of a week ago. Tile events of Stu 'day, of course, are up pierntiist, Iut the mayort' proUilatuation and the swetaring in of 201) men for special police servie by tih board of public safety, hatl Ituchll to do with restorinig con.idence. 5oln apiprellhension is felt as to the out ctilles when tihe rulnniing of street cars is re sun ,al. The advisory board of the strikers is tikifrg steps to prevent further, out-' breaks. BARREL NOT N[CESSARY One Qualification Not Sought in Their Candidate By the People's Party. Rather, They Want a Man Who Stands for The Cause They Represent. Alliance Congressmen Heartily Approve the Work of the St. Louis Confer ence-Names mllscussad. WAmsnlrro'n, Feb. 28.-he coeho of the St. Louis convention had scarcely died away, ere the rank and file of the allied in dustrial organizations begun to discuss possible presidential candidates of the national people's party. Gov. Jas. B. Weaver. of Iowa; L. L. Polk. of North Car olina; Ignatius Donnelly, of Minnesota; $enator Leland Stanford, of California; T. V. Powderly, grand master of the Knights of Labor, Anson Streeter. of Illinois, are being discussed as possible presidential or vice-presidential candidates. "In my opinion," said Rtepresentative Simpson to day, "(Gen. Weaver will most likely be the neoplr's party candidate for the presiden cy. lIe is the man most desired in that connection. But I would not be surprised if the sentiment in favor of Donnelly as sumed formidable proportions, As a matter of fact, I do not think Weaver cares for the nomination. I think there is no question but that Polk will be a candidate for the vice-presidency." RIepresentative Watson (Ga.), who did not attend the St. Louis convention, is earnest in approval of all that was done by it. "The result of the convention," said he. "is the best revelation to the old time politicians of the country. Our people, representing almost a score of different in dustrial and reform organizations, met and agreed upon a platform and a declaration of principles agreeable to all, upon which a fight will be conducted all along the line, and in every state in the union, in the cam paign. I regard the platform as a very strong presentation of substantially the, same principles which have called the or ganizations into existence, and of which we have been educating the people for the last four or five years, and it will now com mand the full support of industrial organi zations of all classes. The Omaha conven.. tion next July will put into official party shape that which was agreed upon at bt. Louis. "As to who the candidates of the neople's party will be I really can't say, but I think the candidate for the presidency will be some man who has been well identified with this great revolt against the existing state of affairs, and has made sacrifices for it. I think it unnecessary that such a man should have a barrel. We are not a party of boodlers or corruptionists. I believe our strongest plan of campaign would be to ap peal straight and frankly to the sense and conscience of the people, and avoid as far as possible the machine methods of boodle politicians, against whom we have raised the revolt." Foraker Men Will Boom ]McKinley. Cor.Lrmnus, 0., Feb. 28.-W. S. Cappeller last evening authorized the statement that the Foraker republicans, whose leaders have been in conference here several days, have decided to do all in their power to send a delegation for McKinley to Minne apolis. He would not answer the question of whether this was done with the gov ernor's knowledge and permission or not. but it is well known that since Blaine's withdrawal. Gov. McKinley has been deal ing out patronage to the Foraker republic ans very liberally. A PLEASANT S[URPRISE. Friends Rlemember the Natal Day of Mil Mande Pitcher. The students of the Shorthand depart ment of the Montana Business Colleg assembled at the house of Mr. and Mr. Aigus Smith, :327 Pine street, on Thursda evening last, and gave Miss Maudo Pitohe a very pleasant surprise, the occasion bein; that young lady's birthday. A very pleas ant evening was spent in olaying cards anl other social uames, refreshments also beini served. Miss Pitcher was the recipiant o: a very handsome volume of '1 ennyson' poems from the students. The following were re resent: Misses Metz, Healey, Sen ieur, Ifader, Shoenberger. Barrett, Cooper and Mrs. W. 11. Trowbridge. Messrs Clark, Tyler, Deor ing, Cannon, Sanford Morris, Henry, Walker, Delaney, Trow bridge. Employers Organize. SAy FRANCIsco, Feb. 28.--ltepresentrtiver of nine of the largest shoe factories in the city met and formed the Assqoiated Boo and Shob Manufacturers' company. Th. constitution adopted provides that in cas, of a strike or boycott in any factory a com mittee shall investigate and report in flve days. If the counirtteet find no reasonabli cause for the strike or boycott, within on, week every member of the association shal discharge all of his union workmen. (Bi Monday notice will bIr posted in all shop; notifyinc the men that it tte strike now it progress against Cahan, Nicholsburg & Co is not declared off by Saturday, all uniot mren in the nine factories will be die charged. illsoulsi Notes. MissoinA, Feb. :8.--[Special.1]--A tele gram was received this evening from the sheriff of Cascade county, stating that marn named Davis was wanited there. Hi was found and arrested two hours after. ward by Otfficer Elliston. United States Marshal Furay and Unites Stites Attorney Weed arrived here this evening from IHelena to attend the cases ol the half-breeds, the Barnaby brothers charged with assault with intent to ca~n nit murder, and the case of Bernard Leo. pold, charged with selling liquor to In lians. The cases will come before Judge Logan to-morrow. 'Two C'andidates for Hemp. 'l'ETral IlAU.'u, Ind., Feb. 28.-Friday Rosa Slaughter, aged 12, while on a sick bed, was criminally assaulted by Ed Chee seuberry and Frank t)try, both aged 10. 'jo-day she died from the effects of the aa sault. The populace is greatly excited and it is expected will take her assailants from jail and lynch them. iiurl.ed by Ita SOW Slide. I)DNvei, Feb. 28.--A terrible snow slide completely covered a huge mine near On ray, Col., lrst night. W. Cameron was in stantly killed and the buildings at the mlne destroyed. A party is digging for OCame rue's body.