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To-DAY the City of Chicago
will be in the hands of visitors.
It is Reception Day in the
grand ceremonies incident to the
opening of the Eiposition build
ings. President Harrison and
cabinet, Ex-President Cleveland,
and other official dignitaries will
be formally received by the
Committee, and the Western
metropolis willlbe aroused with
floods of eloquence and bubble
over with enthusiasm.
Sand Ulsters
Are demanded by the
frigid weather we now
Our Fur Oyercoats,
Our Fur Trimmed Ulsters,
Our Heavy Overcoats,
Our Heavy Ulsters,
Are now in Stock.
We are now prepared to
supply the demand for a
Comfortable Garment
At a
Reasonable Price.
Drawn by the Attractions Attending
the World's Fair Dedication
Exercises Held in the Publeo
Bohools and a Grand Ball
at Night.
The Vexed Questln of a MIItary Parade
Through the Heart of the City
Neot Settled.
CaroAao, Oct. 19.-The dedicatory cere
monies of the World's Columbian exposi
tlon were inaugurated to-day, beginning
with the reception and entertainment of
distinguished visitors, and followed this
evening by the formal inaugural of the re
eeption by eitizens to the guests of honor.
A pleasing feature was the Columbus day
celebration this afternoon by thousands of
school children throughout the atcity. Elab
orate arrangements were made to give the
ceremonies that official character which
should attend an enterprise of such inter
national and representative importance,
and the World's fair city was attired in
costumes of many colors. From every
important edifice in the city, from every
peak and pinnacle, from every balcony and
and window, were suspended colors invoked
for the adornment of the occasion. The
stars and stripes naturally predominated,
Lut the colors of all nations mingled in
producing a grand effect, though some
times the stars and stripes were committed
to .a triangle banner of terra cotta and
white, selected by the city for the occasion.
Portraits of Columbus were seen every
where and for the first time since the na
tional conventions the familiar features of
political leaders were pulled down and ob
soured by portraits of Columbus, Isabella
or George Washington. Every trainbrung
hundreds of visitors and many of the most
important participants in the official cere
monies are already on the ground.
Vice President Morton arrived yesterday.
To-day five special trains arrived over the
Pennsylvania road in quick sucnession,
bearing distinguished parties. Mem
bers of President Harrison's cab
inet, members of the United States
supreme court and members of the
diplomatic corps occupied three of them.
'They were met by the World's fair commit
tee and conducted to their hotels, where
Inieheon awaited them. Later in the day
many of them paid a visit to the World's
fair grounds. Gov. John Young Brown, of
Kentucky, and Gov. Boyd, of Nebraska, ar
rived this morning accompanied by their
respective staffs, followed latter by Govy.
Burke. of Noath Dakota, and his staff. Ad
jutant General Stryker, of New Jersey,
came as the representative of Gov. Abbott.
Gov. Boies, of Iowa, Gov. F aneis, of Mis
souri, and Gov. Toole, of Montana are haee.
Fred Douglass is also among the arrivals.
Police officials and detectives from many
other cities are arriving here to assist the
local police in looking after crooks. Among
to-dar's arrivals are Capt. Moyster, Ser
gennt Swigart and Detective Itavenekamp.
T'o be added to the prominent eople al
ready mentioned, as being here, must be
Cardinal Gibbons and party, consistin , of
Archbishop Satalli. papal delegate, Mon
signor O'Connell and others.
To a ball to-night 4,000 prominent citi
zens were bidden to participate in a recep
tion tendered to the president, vice-presi
dent, ex-eresidents of the United States,
repsentatives of foreign governments, gov
ernors of states and territories, and other
distinenished citizens. It took place at the
Auditorium ball room and early in the
evening brilliant scenes were witnessed
thereabouts. A dense crowd of people were
closely packed for henre viewing the bril
liant decorations and notables as they ar
rived. Once within the great auditorium
the first impression was resulting from a
flood of light almost dazzling to the unac
customed eve. The on tain was raised and
the flooring extended over the entire or
chestra pit, smooth and tempting to danc
ers. The lower tier of boxes extended in a
circle around the rear of the stage, above
which was located the orchestra. The
silken banner of Spanish royalty was sus
pended directly over the center of thestage.
On either side and immediately over the
boxes were banners, each containing the
initials of Ferdinand and Isabella. In
front of the organ was displayed large por
traits on a shield senrmounted by a stand of
colo:s, the stars and stripes in the cen
ter, flanked on either side by the flags of all
American republics.
The corresponding position on the south
side bore the shield of Spain, surmounted
by Spanish colors. On either side were the
flats of every nation in the old world, the
colors of Spain and Italy being given the
preference. Of flowers there were none
among the decorations, but from Alabama
had been brought a cur-load of wild smilax,
which festooned the faces of the balcony
and gallery, and so the great hall greeted
the comming throng.
Soon after the opening of the doors those
responsible for the affair appeared, and the
ladlie took up position to receive guests.
People in balconies assumed an air of ex
pectancy and the Marine bank broke forth
into ama oh. Simultaneonsly Congress
man Durborruw, with Vice-Presldent Mor
tori alon his arm, ascended from the main
foyer and followed by a procession of offi
cial .dignitaries, proceeded with stately
tread toward the ladies and gentle
men who were to receive them.
(Geian. and Mrs. Miles were Lrat in the line.
The distinguished visitors were presuented
to each lady and gentlenoen in tonn. After
the vice-presiderent came the justices of the
supreme court and members of the cabinet.
Ex-President Hayes followed and was suc
ceeded by Hon. Lambert Tree who escorted
the members of the diplomatic corps, each
arrayed with all the insignia and
gihtter of his official position. Then
cante Cardinil Gibbons and Cardinal Sna
toli. After the reception from the balcony
and gallery and upper boxes came guests
and the the kaleidoscopic soene soon re
solved into a promenaue. Two military
oflicers led the grand march, into which
the morvug throng merged itself. At the
cloes of the march the orchestra took up a
strain Bfloating into a quadrille, which set
hnudreds of feet in rythmio motion. 'J he
dances programme followed. At mid
night the supper room was opened and the
general pleasure of the ball increased by
viands and delicaties.
Amcong the distinguished guests at the
reception tonight, we.e Vice President and
and Miss Morton, Ez.l'resident and Mrs.
Hayes, Chief Jastioe and Mrs, Fuller, and
justices of the sunpreme ciurt, with their
wives, members of the cabnet, a long list of
diplumati notables, Cardinal Gibbons,
Arehbishop Batolli, Archbishop Ireland, the
governors of thi ty-fLve states
with their wives and staffs,
Admiral BIelknap, Generals Behofleid
andt Miles and their wives, Hou. Robert T.
Lincoln, Gen. Holaes Porter, Mr. and Mrs.
Gec. F1. 'ullman, IMr. and Mrs. Potter Pal
mre, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field. Mr. and
Mrs. Hlobart Taylor, Mrs. John A. Logan
and iunnumerable others.
Among the many beautiful costumes
worn by the ladies were noticed the follow
Mrs. Potter Palmer, president of the
board of lady mauagers, a French concep
tion, in tillenile and gold and yellow, bailt
f a.olft plain satin and velvet, high puffed
aseeves, golden velvet, shaped like & oala
illy. The decollete eorsage was elaborately
ornamented by bullion embroidery; jewels,
diamonds end pearls, ineledine a neeklsee
composed of ropes of magnifoent pearls
and diamond tiara.
Miss Morton, Washington, white silk T
with chiffon flounces.
Mrs. Melville W. Foller, pale green bro
eade silk, diamonds.
Mrs. Ohas. Foster, black velvet.
Mrs. Jeremiah Rtusk, black satin brocade
points lace and diamonds.
Mrs. E, W. Allen, Oregon, empire gown
of andine silk with classic silver circle.
Mrs. Albright, New Mexico, trained cos
tume of cream brocade satin with drapery
of eostly antique Spanish shawl, which is a
mass of hand embroidered roses in colors.
Mrs. Frances Bale, Wyoming, trained cos
tame of tan faille franoaise, trimmed in
lace, with diamonds and pearls.
Mrs. Laura E. Howey, Montana, com
bination of black faille francaise and lace,
with diamond ornamennts.
Mrs. Harrison, Wyoming, white qrepe
embroidered in white, with ornaments of
diamonds and pearls.
Mrs. Mary Payton, effective combination d
of black santin and chantilly lace.
Mrs. Laurette Lovell, Arizon, agown of
scarlet canton crepe embroidered in masses it
of earnations of similar hue, decollete bod- s
ice as well as the edge of the train bordered g
with scarlet ostrich feathers.
Mrs. MoAdow Montana, black brocade
satin, combined with gray silk en-train,
with point lace and diamonds. a
Mrs. Parthenia Rue, California, costume a
of black faille with garniture of jet and v
Mrs. Margarett Blaine Salisbury, Utah,
trained decollete gown of white faille 1
francaise embroidered in silver, with orna- s
ments of diamonds and pearls. p
Mrs. Whalen, Utah, canary colored gown a
of crepe trimmed in brocade, orange rib
bones, with ornaments of diamonds.
Railroads to-day were nearly swamped in
the tremendous rush of people. Extra 3
trains were counted only by the dozens and I
every regular had extra cars attached.
Probably never since the invention of the
locomotive were roads so rushed. Visitors
to the World's fair grounds to-day were I
well repaid by the scene of color, activity c
and animation. The grounds in the vicin- i
it, of the mines and mining and transpor
tation buildings swarmed with soldiers,
additional troops arriving every hour. The I
Iowa militia arrived in three special trains s
over the Burlington road. They are under I
command of Adjt.-Gan. George Green.
Orders were published to-day constituting
Jackson park a military encampment under
the name of Camp Harrison. The com- I
mand of all forces at the camp was given to a
Brig.-Gen. Eugene A. Car.
Business on the Chicago river was rushed
to-day to get boats out of port before the
festivities. Little will be done on the river
during the rest of the week. Indications I
point toward excellent weather for the cere- I
monies. 'lho naval display Friday will be
confined wholly to the United States vessels
in por .
The programme of exercises in the pub
lie schools included the reading of Presi- a
dent Harrison's proclamation, raising of
the stars and stripes, salute of the flag by
the pupils reciting in concert the pledge of
allegiance to the flag, singing *'America,"
reading a portion of the socripture contain- I
ing acknowledgment of a divine being, a
singing "Columbus Day," recitation of
patriotic verses, reading an historic essay,
delivering of declamations and addresses
on the subject, "Menning of the Four Cen- I
t cries," and singing various patriotic songs
Gen. Miles May Keep Hif Regulars In the
CHnCoao, Oct. 19.-A proposition made by
Gen. Miles to have a night military parade
Saturday next was not received with much
favor at the city hall. Gen. Miles called
on Mayor Washburne to-day to discuss the
night parade plan. The mayor's objection
was that the streets could not be sufficiently
illuminated and that the crowds on the
street being so large the work could not be
satisfactorily done.. Whatever the outcome
of the above project there will be a military
parade Saturday in the public streets when
everybody, whether governor or ordinary
citizen, can see. This was positively de
cided at the conference to-day between
Gen. Ruse, Gen. Fitzsimmons, Col. Koch
and others. Aside from federal soldiers, I
14.000 state troops will participate, making
the largest massing of national guards on
record. In an interview this evening Gen.
Miles is quoted as making this tart talk:
"I want to say that the pressof Chicago has
insulted the vice president, the supreme I
court and all other distinguished men. The
papers say the peopleof Chicago don't care
a continental about seeing those hundreds
of distinguished visitors as they are es
corted from the auditorium to Jackson
park, but will rather see a lot of infantry
marching at funeral pace. As a matter of
fact the parade from the auditorium, con
eisting of distinguished guests in carriages,
esco ted by 1,600 cavalry and artillery, will
be a fine military display."
20.000 Lads In Line.
CrNCINwATI, Oct. 19.-Twenty thousand
boys from the publie schools paraded the
streets in honor of Columbus day this after
noon. The youngsters were all provided
with uniform caps. Each one carried a
small American flag, producing an electri
cal effect. The order observed in the par
ride was better than that in an ordinary
procession of men.
A Carpenter's Carelessess.
WEST WINiTED, Conn., Oct. 19.-Eight
hundred public school pupils assembled in
the rink to-night to practice a chorns of
of national airs for the big Columbus day
celebration. Tempoarv seates were erected
in tiers to the height of fifteen feet. The
first four hundred had been seated when
the rfive top rows of seats collapsed, letting
the children fall to the floor in a heap.
The wreck and screams caused a panic
among the others. A crowd was quickly
on the spot and the children rescued, some
with broken arms, legs, collarbones, and
otherwise hurt. and spme unconscious.
None were fatally hurt, however. The
community is greatly excited and accese
the carpenter of careless construction.
There are threats of lynching Curtis, who
did the job. while many law suits are in
store for him.
A TiltE Agalnst TLtle.
NAivrr.rt, Tenn., Oct. 19.-rThe track
was a trifle heavy. It was nearly five
o'clock before Nancy Haniks apleared for a
tilt against time and the atmespherre was
raw and damn,. Under the conditions
judges placed 2:06 as the best time that could
be made. But once more the little mare
was equal to an unexpected performance.
Going away at the first attempt the quar
ter was reached in :31), the half mile in
1:0~2t(. Then Doble gave her free rein
and covering the third buarter in :l0'4
she was at the cole in 1:82).. Heavy foot
ing and raw air now began to have the in
evitable effect, and she finished the mile
strong and true in 2:05. All thingus consid
ered it was the greatest performance of her
llostonl Oet the Seecoad.
CIr,.vLAnO, Oat, 19.-Cleveland lost a
brilliant contest. Theb suspensewas not
over until the last man was out. MeCarthy
won for the Bostonus by a pretty base hit
that brought in the needed run to break
the deadlook. The Clevelanda' base ran
iing was not up to the tmark. Cleveland 2,
hits 8, errors 0, Young and Zimmer; lieon
ton :I, hits 9, errors 8, Htivetts and UanaelL I
Umpires, linslle sad tnyder.
The Popular Congressman Is Greeted
by an Ovation on His
Masterly Addrees to the Voters
That Can Not Fail to
Have lffeot.
Prof. Mahoney and Hon. W. M. Blekford
-Miss Knowles at Missoula--seator
Matte at Livingston.
GRAT FALLS, Oct. 19.--[8pscial.]-The
democrats held a suocessful and enthusias
tic rally at the opera house to-night. The
issues of the campaign were set forth in a
elear and forcible manner by the distin
guilshed candidate for congress, who held
the attention of his audience for nearly an
hour. He was followed by Prof. Mahoney,
candidate for superintendent of publio in
struetion, and Hon. W. M. Biokford. All
were warmly received and closely listened
to. Before speaking the fambeau club
paradel the principal streets and made a
splendid appearance, evoking merited ap
plause, and escorted the speakers to the
opera house. which was already full. The
decorated stage was occupied by prominent
democrats, inoluding a veteran named
Jewell, who voted for Jackson. W. G.
Downing presided, and in a
brief speech introduced Mr. Dixon,
who received an ovation. He
prefaced his address by showing that many
of the reforms demanded by the populists
had been championed a long time by the
democrats. The isens is between the old
parties, and populists will find more assist
ance in the ranks of democracy than with
the republicans. Three-fourths of the time
since the war the republicans have had en
tire control of the government and have
legislated in favor of the few against the
many and must be held responsible and not
allowed to escape the issues.
H e took up the mineral land bill and
showed how he had labored in the commit
Itee on the same and when finally it came
before the house under the five minute rule
the man who opposed consideration was
Julius C. Burrows, a republican, who sno
ceeded in stopping its passage. In the com
mittee nine democrats favored the bill and
the four republicans wanted a compromise
measure. He pledged himself the coming
session to do everything in his power to
have the land taken from the corporation
and to accept no compromise.
He referred at length to the silver ques
tion and read igures to demonstrate that
since the demonetization of silver when
ever a free coinage bill came before the
senate a majority of democrats voted for
and t1aasjority of republicans voted against
it. , The address made a great impression,
Sas it was logical and free from all bitter
J. C. Mahoney spoke next and received
plenty of applause. Judge Bickford closed
the meeting with an able exposition of the
i tariff question, which was unanswerable.
Cheers were given for Dixon and Collins
I and the national ticket.
Missoula Turned Out in Force to Hear
Miss Ella Knowles.
MIsso.LA, Oct. 19. -[Special.]- The
largest crowd that has gathered at any
special meeting here collected this even
ing to hear Miss Ella Knowles. The opera
house was crowded to the doors, standing
t room was filled, and many could not get in.
a Bonfires were bailt on the street corners,
but the musical feature, formerly a part of
a political meetings, was omitted. Miss
a Sallie MacLay, people's party candidate for
county superintendent of scohools, spoke a
few minutes, and was followed by Miss
Knowles. She spoke for nearly two hours,
and was occasionally applauded. She
commenced by asserting that the silver
question was the prominent issue of the
day, and compared the silver planks of the
1 parties. She confined her remarks almost
entirely to this subject, and claimed that
the prospects were favorable for the suo
cess of the people's party. At the close of
her address she appealed to both the ladies
and gentlemen for support in the coming
election, she being the only woman that
d had ever been nominated for suno an
a office.
Ilest of the Campaign.
LIvINGaTON, Oot. 19. - [Special.1- The
democratic rally held at Hefferlin's opera
house to-night was one of the largest po
t litical gathering held in this city thus far
during the campaign. Senator Matte and
SHon. John T. Smith, the s·eakers of the
evening, were greeted with marked en
thusiasm. The stage was tastefully decor
ated with flowers and bunting and pre
sented a handsome appearance. Hon.
John T. Smith was first introduoed and
spoke in a convincing and interesting
c manner upon local and national issues. He
Swas followed by Senator Matts, who was
greeted with great applause. His seveech
was a masterly presentation of the issues
Sinvolved in the campaign.
SNational Colored Protective Assoolatloi'
InrNArPOLIs. OOt. 19.-The national col
ored protective sssociation has issued an
address to the colored voters of the United
Staters, of which the following is a synopsis:
S"Since the mantle of citizenship fell upon
Sus the democratio party, by diverse nieans,
has sought to nullify every constitutional
provision which is intended to secure us in
thei rights of oitizenship. Iy their methods
a free ballot and a fair count have become
d ~ rollow mookery. Life, liberly and prop
Srty, so fatr as we are conUer)ned, are taken
from us without due piocess of law. It be
hoves us, thereifore, to use the ballot wisely
n and well. The republican Iarty made us
Scitizens and every effort of that party has
been to protect us in the exerciseo of ottizenou
ship. In tlnt, it now and ever has been the
friend of the ovppressed."
SThe aslsolciation has been in convention
here the past two daue and adjourned to
Snight after electing oHlcee.
Revolutionary aund Monopolistio.
N.w Yot, Oct. 19.l-Cooper Union was
crowded tonight with all audience anxious
to hear Wayne MaoVeagh, who spoke under
the luspices of the demooratio club. The
k prinoipal object, MoVeagh said, he had iii
- the present campaign was to persuade intel
, ligent men that the republican party has so
radically changed its standards of public
Lsotion and policies of legislation as to
merit the same of the "revolationary"
party. . Quay, he said, wars eeclated
y thleaders of the republican party to
manage the campaign in 188H because he
was known to be without political scruples.
The McKinley bill MacVeagh called an
"unrelieved and unmitigated injury to
every workingman in the nation, and to
every other citizen niess he is in receipt
of some portion of its generous bountles."
In closing he arraigned the republican
party as the monopolistlc party.
Address to Colered Voters.
INDIArFAPOLA, Oct. 19.--The following is
a synopsis of the address to colored voters
by the National Negro Tariff Reform
league: "The negro is completely shut oat
from industrial and manufacturing institn
tions where skilled labor is demanded. He
is doomed to the most servile and least re
munerative work. Experts are the balance
wheel of government prosperity." The
doonment then proceeds to argue from the
statistical reports of experts that the ne
gro derives no direct benefit from high
protective tariff, and it is, therefore re
solved, that "we, as tariff reformers, en
dorse the candidacy of Grover Cleveland
and Adlai N. Stevenson, as representatives
of the canse of tariff reform."
The document closes with a resolution of
sympathy for the president in his affilia
Gov. Campbell in New York.
Naw Yocx, Oct. 19.-The assembly room
of the wholesale dry goods democratic club
was packed at noon by a crowd of business
men drawn there by the announcement that
E.-Gov, Campbell, of Ohio, was to speak.
The governor took up the letter of accept
ance of Whitelaw Reid and attacked the
principal points. Referring to Labor Com
missioner Peak's reports he said the labor
commissioner of Ohio had alse made a re
port but that the republican government
suppressed it. He said the republicans had
been challenged to publish the report, and
were defied. The state report did not indi
cate any reduction of wages. He prophesied
democratic success in Ohio by saying the
democrats would publish the report after
Blalae Avoids Carter.
New YORK, Oct. 19.-The closing days of
the campaign at republican national head
quarters are very busy. Mr. Hahn, in
charge of the speakers' bureau, wees over
whelmed with callers to-day, among whom
e were Chauncey M. Depew, who called to
e make arrangements for a western tour.
Whitelaw Reid and Depew willt address a
meeting at Indianapolis, Oct. 26. Minister
Lincoln was assigned to make three
I speeches in Indiana next week. Blaine has
not yet visited Chairman Carter at his, up
· town bureau. He is, however, kept well in
e formed about campaign programmes.
Weaver at Home.
DEs MosnEs, Iowa, Oct. 19.-Gen. Weaver
returned to-day from his southern trip, ac
companied by Mrs. Lease. The home
coming was celebrated by a people's party
picnic, at which both made speeches. At
0 tendance at the picnic was not large, but
a the evening meeting was crowded. A re
markable feature of the speeches was the
fact that no mention of their southern trip
was made.
A Cruise In the North.
e WAsmHun oo, Oct. 19.-Capt. M. A.
r Healy, in a long report to the seoratary of
It the treasury, dated Ounalaska, Sept. 25, of
I. the cruise of the steamer Bear in north
Arctic waters, says that the steamer estab
lished the station projected by the interior
d department at Port Clarence, and started
with 177 deer and great promise of success
in the work of introducing reindeer into
Alaska. The schooner Mary Hume made
* an extraordinary catch of thirty-nine
a whales during the spring. The establish
ment of a refugee station at Point Darrow,
with a constant supply of provisions, has
encouraged wbaleis togo farther north into
more profitable places in pursuit of their
trade, with the knowledge that in case of
r accident they will not be left to the mercy
of an arctic winter without food or shelter.
Captain Healy's efforts to prevent the in
troduction of spirituous liquors into Alaska
has been unusually successful, despite the
great extent of territory patrolled, and he
a is of the opinion that he has driven the
g liquor tratfic out of the country. The Bear
will assist the United States steamer Adams
in guarding the seal islands until Dec. 1.
Bf triggs Case Up.
e ALBANY, Oct. 19.-The Presbyterian
r synod met this morning. The members of
sIthe judicial committee were appointed to
pass on complaint of Rev. Dr. Brings,
s, alleged heretic. After it is considered by
5 this committee it will come before the
r synod. The committee had an hout's sea
sion this afternoon and then adjourned till
evening, when they spent two hours of
work on the case. None of the members of
It the committee would, however, divulge the
It nature of their proceedings. It is learned,
-. however, that one of the resolutions dis
f cussed was that in the interest of harmony
no action be taken in the matter. Finally
a sub-committee of three, whose names
g were not divulged, was appointed to pre
ci pare a report in accordance with the ideas
n expressed by the committee, such report to
be submitted at the meeting to-morrow
After the Reading Combine.
* NEW YORK, Oct. I9.-Attoneay-General
I John P. Stockton, of New Jersey, strnck a
hard blow to-day at the Reading coal :om
br bination., In behalf of the state he ap
peared before the chancellor in Jersey City
is and asked that a receiver be appointed to
. take charge of the New Jersey Central,
SEastern . Amboy and I)elaware & Bound
Brook rallroad companies, to enforce the
chancellor's injunction against all railroads
i* in the coal combination in New Jersey.
d Two informations were filed and the chan
Sosellor granted, without hesitation, the
prayers in both and made them returnable
Oct. 27. The attorney-genueral filed with
Sthe papers a mass of evidence showing that
b the temporary and permanent orders of the
s court fo bidding increases in the price of
coal are ignored and violated.
Weont UBack to Work.
Dr.Nv.r, Cet. 19.-The strike on the Rtio
Grando railroad was declared off this after
n noon and every etfort is being made to run
d trains on their regular seohedule time. The
Sultimatum issued by the company ordering
n the men to return to work pending in
v, restigation or the trouble by the strikers'
i btoard mnd the munnltement of the liio
Grande had the desired effect andt the tuun
went back to work.
TurLey I)elllies the nuggestilon.
n CoNsTrNTartoI'rI, Oct. t,..-The porte, in
a brief note in reply to one on BIulgarian
Siquestions, reieved from the I1uslian gUov
rn elnntent sometltie ago, virtually rejects
Ltussia's demand that the sultan of Turkey
shall not give audience to Stambouloff, the
i. lulgarian premier.
Ieglsteredl b'rotrm lonltunt.
C'lietrwo, Oct. 19.-A man who registered
Tuesday night at the Clifton house as W.
L. lpperd, of Montana, was found dead in
bed this afternoon. I)sath was causead by
Sasphyxiation. The gas was found turned
on full head.
YIroctor Elected itpator.
MIONTPELal, Vt., Oct. 19.--The house and
Ssenate this afternoon elected Redfleld
SPruetor United States senator to fill out the
o unexpired term of Senator Edmunds, and
for six years from Marseh 1, ItWK.
Surveyed on Paper to Get Capital
Votes for Mr. Marcus
Daly's Town.
Designed to Railroad the State
Government Entirely Into
His Hands.
Hon. F. G. Higgins Rerusln to have Any
thing at All to Do With the Scheme
in Hie lCity,
MIssour,A, Oct. 19.--[peclal.]-The Mis
souls Anaconda capital club met in the
parlors of the Missoula at 11 a. m. The
meeting was called to order by Temporary
Chairman J. H. Ryman, and upon motion
Mr. Hyman was made permanent chairman
and president. A motion was made that
the chairman select the permanent secre
tary and that it be a salaried position.
The chairman stated be would postpone
appointing a permanent secretary. Fred
C. Mtodard was appointed assistant secre
tary. T. C. Marshall was elected vice
president and an executive committee of
nine was appointed, u.on which the meet
ing adjourned.
At the meeting last night Marcus Daly
addressed those present. He said the Butte,
Anaconda & Pacific railroad would be built
as rapidly as possible; that the objective
point was not Missoula, but the coal fields
near Tobacco plains, on the line ot British
Columbia; that Butte and Anaconda now
used sixty carloads of coal daily;
that cordwood was becoming more expen
sive, and that by the time the road was
completed these two points would use 100
carloads daily, equivalent to five trains,
which would be sufficient in itself to insure
a profit on the investment; that the country
through which the road will pass now pro
duce an immense amount of lumber and
agricultural products; that the company
had expended last summer $60,000 in pre
liminary surveys, and had demonstrated
that a thoroughly practical route on easy
grades .existed; they had been informed
that more easy passes were accessible, and
Engineer Nutting, with a number of old
mountaineers and an engineer corps left
Stevenaville yesterday to investigate these
Mr. Daily also stated that the Anaconda
company had subscribed only for a small
portion of the stock; that the greater
part had been subscribed by men who were
railroad builders of large experience.
Mr. Higgins Not Present.
MIjeoUtLA, Oct. 19.-[8peciall-Hon. F.
G. Higgins was not at the Anaconda capi
tal club meeting last night. Strong efforts
were made to induce him to accept the
chairmanship of the city club, but he de
clined and he does not in any way belong
to the organization.
Officers Elected at Mutte-Next Meeting at
BOTTr, Oct. 19.-[Special.]-The grand
lodge of Odd Fellows of Montana to-day
elected the following officers: Grand mas
ter, George Roscoe, of Butte; deputy grand
master, G. L. Chambers, of Livingston;
grand warden. It. M. Nicol. of Grantedale;
grand secretary, A. J. White. of Butte;
grand treasurer, J. J. York, of Butte;
grand representative, Massena Bullard, of
Helena. The following officers were ap
pointed: Grand marshal, Chr.s. Sealtzen;
grand conductor, P. B. Washburn; grand
guardian, P. J. Brophy; grand herald,
Wm. J. Orr; grand chaplain, Wm. Wood;
grand instructor, Philip Dodson. The
grand lodge adjourned to meet in Living
ston next year.
Park County Institute.
LIvInssToN, Oct. 19.- [Special.] - The
second day's session of the teachers' insti
tute met this morning at nine o'clock with
an increased attendance. The following
read papers on subjects relating to school
work; Misses, QCigling, Conway, McAn
nally, Feleted, Ballinger and Mrs. Glenn,
Interesting discunssions followed the read
ing of each paper. Prof. Young, of Hel
ena, lectured before the evening session of
the institute held at the Methodist Church
to-night. County Superintendent Hunter
has decided to continue the session until
Saturday evening.
Did Not Heed the Whistle.
BurTE, Oct. 18.--Special.]-Train No. 2,
from Garrison, which arrived over the
Montana Union at 12:30 this afternoon,
brought to Butte the body of Alfonzo Fo
liani, who was killed while walklng on the
tracks near Ross station. The man was
walking ahead of the train and in the
same direction with it. The whistle was
blown, but the man paid no attention, and
before the train could be brought to a stop
the man was struck and killed. He had
been at work as a section men on the Butte,
Anaconda & Pacifio road.
No Joke This Time.
KANSAa CITY, Oct. 19.-An advertisement
by a noted detective and employment
agency, offering telegraphers permanent
situations and good pay which appeared in
the mornitn papers, developed the fact that
the sants Fe road is trying to hireoperators
to take the places of strikers on the Gulf,
Colorado & Banta Fe. The egency had only
one aepllcation. Forty operators piassed
through here on their way south, twenty
two fromu Chicago and eightuen from Sit.
Louis. They will take plices oc the Gulf
road made vacant tby the at iklers. It is
agpprehended here that this means the sue
pension of the negotiations with tie strike s
ard that it will result in a strike on the
whole system, which this will be no joke.
,.trtke Not ,Itust~liled.
('TrlonvN. Tex.. Oct. 19.-A committee of
the Order of ltaiiway Trcainmen called a
meeting of all railway employee at Cle-.
burne to explain the telegrephers' strike on
the Gulf dirviiou of the Colorado & Santa
Fe and secure their slpport. At the inoet
tmg the conimittee wai advised that the
strike was not justified; that they should
retu rn to work, have Hasrsey Jome to Gal
reston and settle matters, and that they
could not irve them support.
Life (tiently Ebbitug.
WAsnairNO'ro, Oct. 1..--'l'he condition of
Mrs. Harrison this evening is apparently
anohanged. The natural tendency of the
disease is to slow, but steady deeline and
gradual loss of vitality, so alight from day
to day that hardly any change in one's cos
aditlon is laOUiceabl.

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