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VOL. XXXIV.-NO. 284. HELENA. MONTANA, SATURDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 25, 1893 PRICE FIVE CENTS
I'o-DAY Yale and Harvard
will illustrate the possibilities of
kicking at Springfield, Mass.
Schaff of Pennsylvania Uni
versity and Moffat of Princeton
are the referees and will pass
upon the quality of the kicks.
It's apt to be pretty high, as the
members of the opposing teams
are well footed, and feet tell in
kicking. They are all kickers
in both teams.
While we had no display of
our goods for competition at the
World's Fair, the merit of style
and quality is generally con
ceded to us by our customers,
which is attested by their
We are receiving daily new
shipments of desirable Fall and
Winter lists, purchlased at the
late Auction Sales in New York.
Over $500.000 worth of Cloth
ing sold to raise money; we took
advantage of these sales, and
are now giving our
Our assortment in Ulsters and
Overcoats is replenished every
week, and if you have not
bought one yet, don't delay any
longer, November is here, the
weather is cold, better to buy
an Overcoat than pay doctor
In addition to our regular
stock of Suits, Ulsters and
Overcoats, we offer a full line
of Reelers, Leggins, Caps,
Waists, Underwear and every
thing belonging to the ward
robe of a young man.
For Dr Jaeger's Sanitary Under
wear for Ladies, men and
Children is greater than ever
before, whichL shows con
clusively the merit of the
goods; it is all that is claimed
~r'Elevator to Five Floors.
ITALIAN CABINET RESIGN.
Announcement Made After a Stormy
Scene in the Chamber of
The Minister of Finance Thought
It Necessary to Defend
Maye Ito Is Honest sad ase olleltous of
Pabllo morals as IIa Poltleal
RouS, Nov. 24.-The chamber of dops
ties was thronlsedto-day. Cavelotti auseed
a lively soes when the minutes of yester
das's meetlq were read. He complalned
that the lsttilg had bo elclosed when the
extreme lefIot l about to submit motion.
The paseidesWesmmeneed an explsuation
amid areat exoltement, the extreme left
meanwhile denouneing the minister. Min
later of FinaOse Grimaldi warmly defended
himself againet attacks of the extreme left,
declarinl that he was as hbnest man,
equally soliltoln of public morals as his
Premier Goloetti before making the min
isterial declaration declared that he
wished to state in his own name and in the
names of his eolleagues that they wished to
resume seate In the chamber of deputies
in order to have full liberty of speeeb. The
remarks of the premier eassed meek ex
citement in the shamber, espeelally the
extreme left. Whoa the noise somewhat
subsided Giolotti proceeded to aunouaee
the resignation of the eabinet, adding that
the king had reserved has decisoen and that
the ministers would meantime remain in
offiee. After the dispatch eof current busi
ness a motion to adjours was made. The
extreme left strongly denounced Giolotti,
who warmly retorted. The sitting finally
closed amid an uproat.
'Ihe minister of war submitted the report
of the military position of Italy in July, 1891,
as compared with its I osition at the present
day. The report shows that the minimum
peace effective is not obhsged, but the
maximum is greater and the war effective
is nearly a million men compared with 791,
000 at the time mentioned. Mobilization
has been redueed six days and the army
possesses 1,625,000 Wotterly repeating rifles.
'the garrison artillery sl increased 250 pow
erful goas. The object of the retort shows
the efficienyo of the army, whieh had been
questioned in the newspapers.
PBOFIMs8i e fRIENDSHIP.
And Will Try Avoid Osase for Further
MAuxtn, Nov. 24.--The quen regent to
day presided at the eabinet council, met to
consider dispatches frem Gen. Maroail in
regard to the neogtiations of Muley Aranf,
brother of the sualtan. Muley Araaf assured
Gen. Marenis of the sultan's friendship for
Spain, and promised to do his utmost to
avoid a rapture between Spain and Morocco.
He recognised the ighbt of Spain to build
forts on its own territory. He requested,
however, that time be given the sultan to
arrive at Fez and disperse the tribes who
tade oomaonr eause with the iffe, and
asked, meantime, that the Kabyles be al
lowed to trode freely with Melills. G-n.
Maroais declined to eacede to Maley Areal's
requests, deolaring that it was impossible
to suspend wo k on the forts or the advance
of the troops for a sinRlemoment. Neither
would he permit the rebels to trade while
they remained unpunished.
The Enllish Navy.
LONDON, Nov. 24.-In the commons to
day, Mr. Gladstone, replying to Lient. Gen.
Sir George Chester, remarked that when
the navy estimates are explained it womld
be found that further ships are to be built
at an early date and provisions to avoid de
lays and rapidly complete the work already
o,dered would be made.
WILL PRIEACH ONLY SILVER.
And It Colned Free in Unllmited Quan
KA.sAs CITY. Nov. 24.-A secret meeting
of Kansas populists was held to-night in
this city. It is said that among those pres
ent were Jerry Simpson and sixty othres.
all high in populist circles. From auathen
tie sources it Is stated that the meetina
rcenounoed in most unqualified terms the
Kansas admilistration of populists as rot
tea, entirely incompetent, and silly. 'ihey
then r6nonased all principles as put forth
by the populists up to date and declared
for a new party, and from now on they
would put forth every effort to obtain the
free and unlimited coinage of silver, leav
tne other planks of the former party to be
taken oare of as might be.
Oreat Billiard( Playilng.
CnloAoo, Nov. 24.-To-plght's play at the
Iveis-Fhaeter billiard tournament was bril
liant in the extreme, Ives passing the
world's record for a single ran and sooring
459 points at Mchasfer's favorite play, The
anehor shot. Slhaefer'e best inn was 114.
To-night's lcore: Ives 800, BShaef r 467;
average. Ires 47 1-17, 'olhaefer 22 15-16;
Tetal eeore, Ives 3.200, Sohaefer 2.695.
Ives and oshaeffe- are meathed to play in
sixty days feo an agggeate stake of $22,000.
They will play one game of 500 points.
ushbion caroms, the winner to take the en
tire stake and the total gate receipts.
Shot Two, Ilmseelf the Third.
KANKAKs.. Ill.. Nov. 24.-Jesse D. O.
Smlth. a fogmer merchant of this oity,
murdered hi divorcod wife and Mrs. Gray
bill this soon, and then shot himself.
Both women were shot through the heart
and their deaths were Instantaneous.
tSmith shot himself ini the head, but the
ballet glasced, injuring him only slightly.
He then wont to his boarding house and
shot hlmself through the right templle just
before the she-fi arrived. Jealousy in
earposed to have been the ause. The
divorced woman and iMrs. Graybill lived
The Olynmpta Is hwift.
BANTA BARnARA, (t.., Nov. 24.-The new
cruiser Olympia started on her omeial trial
trip over the coarse iu Santa Barbara chan
net to-day. The cruiser went over the
coarse fromU east to west at an average
speed of 22.2 hoots per hour and started
baek at still greater speed, when suddenly a
small bolt ia the mauchnery gave way. An
other trial will be given the cruises, prob
Preparing a Midwinter nEiahibit.
Dauvrs, Nov. 24.-The ' tlo Grands West
ern railway is preparing to make an exten
slye coal and mineral exhibit at the San
Franoisco exposition. Last year the soal
trfileo of tbhis read reached 88 per seat of
the total tonnage. This year it will be 60
per sent. and with the exoePtion of tour
ennaylvania limes it has the largest eoal
tennae of sany line In the United States.
TICKLED EACH OTHER.
Repabliealos Have a Love least, 1)rirs I
a Leao Timue.
Boeson, Nov. 24.-Twelve handrenrepub
loans sat down to the love feast of the
Home Market club In the big Mekaoiea'
hall this eveaing. The galleries wore
crowded with several thousand mores, while
the air was alive with eathesiasm. Among
those present were Gov. McKinoey, of Oblol
Tom Reed, of Maine; Gov.-Elect G0-en
bealie Gov. Fuller, of Vermont; Congriss
oan Conusls, of Iowa, and Sonetor Boar.
After Hoer and Groenhalge bad a' hes.
Gov. McKinley was reseived with olamoer
one applase. He said: "ihis year in
Massohasonst, as in Ohio, polities was bus
iase and businese was politie, and
unitedly they triumphed. Is any
body sany longer i doubt about the reel
trouble in the coentrr to-day? The pres
ident of the United States in his August
meseage announced the great fast. He
sid: 'It may be tree that the embarrass
meat from which the business of the eoun
try is neuering ariger as much from evils
apprehended as from those actually oeist
ing.' 'this is true. Remove the aparoben
slon of threastene to if legislation; re
move the sMare.o.'be promised free trade
bill; remove thbwear which has settled
upon every business interest and coanfdenes
will eotrn. I sound the note of warning
here to-nauit. The effeet of the proposed
tariff leograslon, whether intended or net,
is an unerring blow at labor whioh will be
instantly felt in the home of every operative
in the United Statoe.
POWDERLY BACKIED WATER.
Tried to Placate the Ptreng Opposition
I hat Use Developed.
Pa-- A.DeLPHIa Nov. 24.-General Master
Wo kman Powdo ly baeked water In the
seesion of the general assembly, Kniohts of
Labor, this morning, end endeavored to
plaeste the strong opposition los ese by pro
seating a new list of delegates, from among
whom four should be ohosen for the general
exsective board. Yesterday he named John
Devlin. A. W. Wrliht, and John Davis. of
the present boeard; Hugh Cavanangh, de
posd worthy foreman; John Costello, of
Pittebnrg, Charles I. Ma tln, of 'loledo,
and Thomas O'Reilly and John G.
O'Keofe, of Philadelphia. The men
he named to-day were John Devlin, D.
Trent. A. W. Wright, of Canada; Hugh
Cavanaugh, of COinennati; John Costello,
of Pittsnre; T. B. McGuire, of New York;
J. P. Danean, of Indian territore; J. H.
tobartson, of Arkansas. sad P. H. Quinn,
of Rhode Island.
The entire time of the session was taken
up in disecussing the names, and warm
speeches were made for and against each
candidate. Most of the men are favorable
to Pewderly, but several of them salt the
McGuire was the only nominee who got
enough votes to elect him. Ballot after
ballot was taken for the remaining seven
men, bat no result was resahed. At the
hoar of adjournment the delegates seemed
determined to keep on with the tight against
A Newspaper Assumes Care of Gresham's
OmCAnoo, Nov. 24.- The Daily News
Washington sars: "Gresham has attempted
to absolve himself from all responsibility
for the administration's Hawaiian policy.
In conversation with a personal friend he
stated that he had nothing to do with the
framing of the policy which was inaugu
rated by 'Paramount' Blount and which
was sought to be enforced by Minister
Willis. The secretary stated that before be
was invised to his seat in the eabinet Cleve
land had formulated his Hawaiian policy;
that he had deolared dethronement of the
queen unjust and his determination to re
enthrone her; that the president, without
consulting the secretary of states deter
mined upon the appointment of his special
commissioner. selected Blount, without the
knowledge of the secretary of state; and in
feeact the latter officer searcely knew Blount
by sight at that time. The seoretary said
that further instructions to Blount, also
those to Willis, were pro, ared at the White
house. The intimation is made by him
that he scarcely knew at the time what his
Instruotions were, for they were not only
trepa ed at the White house but were de
livered by the hand of President Cleve
THE CLBARING HOUSE.
Busleess Dome at Finamelal Centers the
Nrw Yoax. Nov. 24.-The elearinas of the
banks of the prinoipal eities for the week
as compared with the corresponding week
of last year, were as follows:
New York .............. 520,00,000 Dee. 17.2
('hicao ............... 8..48;,,00 No oem.
Boaton.............. 81.,152.00 1! eeo. 23.0
P'hlatlelphia........ . 6.1, 8.9000 Dec. 12.1
St Lni ............... ,l18 0,0 Dec. 4 0
BSn 0 ranclace......... 12.54 000 o oem.
atltimore ...........l. I.65,0L Inc. 7.4
Pittbarg .............. 12,98.010j Lee. 8 0
Cincinnati ............ 12.171.00 leo. 4.7
Kansas titr........... 8.784,(0 leo. 2.1
New urlene .......... 12.878.8 0 No com.
inneapoli............. 7.5,000 Leo. 18.7
Omaha................. 4,08.000 Dec. 4 5
t. I aul ................ 4.17,)00 Dec. 18.3
Denver.......... ..... ........ 20,000 Dec. 42.
Portland, Ore.......... 1,189.000 Dec. 39.0
oeattle ................. 2,00 De. 40 0
Loo Angeles........... 8 n.,000 Inc. 23.0
Tacoma................ .,00 Leo. 19.0
Spokane ............... 2.1.000 Dec. 08.1
Total for the leading .~/ti of the United
States weas 9;7.071.03, '.'decrease of 18.3 per
cent compared with the same week last year.
A !as the Cause.
NEW YORK, Nov. 24.-While the audience
In the Academy of Mansi waited until
nearly a quarter to nine o'elock last olght
for the onurtain to be run up on the f st
set of "In Old Kentuoky," Miess lettina
Getard, who plays the leading woman's
I art in the pliee, lay almost at death's door
in the Gedner house from an overdose of
hbleral. heo admitted having taken the
drug. While she did not may ste intended
to end her life, she expressed rearet that a
doctor had been sent for, giving as the
caseo,of her weariness of this world her
latest matrimonial vunture with Actor Har
rison J. Wolfe.
Qaletly Put (ut..
The alarm from hox 24 at 2:30 this morn
ina was oausod by iAre in the basement of
the Lucas building on North Rodney
street near Breokenridge. The lire was
Buane. Nov. 22.-The BSwis minister to
Washbington, Dr. A. Deoelparede, has been
transfertod to Vienuna.
SALT LAta. Nov. 24.--4ohweitzer & litn
sobhof. dealers in ladies' fataishings and
cloaks, assigned today.
COrctoo. Nov. 24.-N. B. Haynes eom
pamy, one of the largest millinery houses
in the city, assigned this afternoon.
MxuLILLA. Nov. 24,-'T'hl sultan's brother
has assured (ien. Marelas that he will ana
swer for the complete submiteion of the
hAn FlaA scto, Nov. 24.-It is anunenoed
that the Arm of WhittIer, Fuller & Co..
will disselve Jan. 1. It s the largest patain
and oil 8rm on the coast.
-oonmeaTzn, N. Y., Nov. 24.-Five large
cartridges, supposed to be illed with dy
asmite, were found beside the Lehigh
tracks a little above the railroad tracks to
[ARGER USE OF SILVER.,
Suggestion That Another Interna
tional Conference May Be
Called Next Year.
The Prospeots of Agreement Are
Now Thought to Be Muoh
England Will Be Foreed to Make some
Conesslon to she White Metal
WAsBHiOTOx, Nov. 24.-Inquiry to-day
among sesalorsand members has developed
a very general belief that there will be an
efort next year. possibly early in the year,
to bring about another iuternational con
ference for the purpose of securing some
recognition of silver. A prominent mem
ber of the senate oommittee on finance, who
has been knowa for meal years for his
hostility to the contiuaed use of silver in
this country without the co-operation of
the principal European satcons, expressed
the opinion to-day that by proper manage
meat the administration could secure a
conference upon the question which would
accomplish impertant results looking to
the largely increased use of silver in Euro
pean oountries. He was of the opinion
that the action taken by this gevernment in
stoeping the purchase of silver would prove
a strong lever in bringing fo eign coun
triee to see the necessity for p oviding
means for increasing the volum 1 of moosy
in the civilized world, and argued that the
United States should shew a determination
to manlatain the gold standard as long as
other nations persist in this eourse, and to
secure all the gold possible.
He dwelt upon the importance of seeuring
the aseent of England to such a confer
ence, with the understanding that it should
not be a mere pro forms proceeding on her
part, aend expressed the opinion that afairs
are shaping themselves in a way to render
Englamd more favorable than that country
had heretofore been to an international
agreement. He called attention to the rate
of exchange between England and India,
and said India's partiality for silver would
be difeult to overeome. He fu thermore
asserted that England's relation with India
is so intimate that the former country.
in view of the difficulty which England has
already experienced from rival powers in
maintaining her prestige in her Aslatli
peasseslons, cannot afford to go to any
great length in antaronizing the people of
that region upon a point so vital to them as
This senator also expressed the opinion
that the present government of England is
liable to be overthrown at the next election,
and said if it should be, and Saishbury and
Bilfowu again come into office,. as in that
event they -would, there would be much
greltes likelihood of securing favorable
action "flom England than under Glad
stone, as Balfour is a pronouneed bimetal
list and Sallsbury is very favorably in
clined in that direction.
THE TARIFF BILL.
Some Details of the Measure Yet Under
WAsHINiox., Nov. 24.-The democratic
members of the ways and means commit
tee are experiencing meeh diiculty in their
endeavors to complete the new tariff bill
and have it ready for submission to their
republican colleagues at the meeting of the
fall committee Monday next. Details of
the Internal revenue schedule and income
tax provisions are yet inceomplete and
somewhat indefinite. Indeed. strong influ
ene has been brought to :bear within the
last forty-eight hours to induce the com
mittee to abandon altogether the snoome
tax provision, but the position of MeMii
lin, Bryan. Whiting and others has been so
resolute in favor of this policy that it ap
pears impossible for the committee to
abandon the income tax fully without
hopelessly dividing the demooratio party. It
seems probable, however, that the income
tax provisioen will not be of the sweeping
bharacter that was at frst contemplated.
The present plans are to impose a tax on
legacies, on ineemes of large corporations;
on incomes of real es ate and other prop
erty in the country owned or controlled by
aliens, as well as to require the stamping of
certain doeuments and a speeial license on
certain classes of business.
The sub-committee on internal revenue
is still at work, and will probably oennlude
iea labors seme time to-morrow night. No
changes of importance are eontemplated in
the internal revenue taxon tebasco or beer,
though there probably will be a slight in
erease of the whisky tax.
Loln Cabinet Meeting.
WABsnINOTON, Nov. 24.-The cablnet
meeting to-day was a protracted one. It is
understood the president's message and re
ports of aabinet offloers were under diseua
sion. If President Cleveland is dlsturbed
over the Hawaiian situation he did not
show it to-day. There is geod reason for
b.lieving the dispatch received by the Ala
meda was considered at the sabiast meet
ing te-day. The consideration seemed to
have resulted Ia the determination not to
enlghtsen the public any further on what it
is proposed to do in Honolalu, or what has
already been done, but to allow it to walt
upon the regular means of eommunisation.
Not in Danger of Starvation.
WAsIhxoroN, Nov. 24.-Assistant Seore
tar eof the Treasury Hlamlla says the state
meat that the inhabitants of the seal islands
in Alaska are in danger of starvation on
account of ditereaces between the treasury
department and the North American Com
eresisal compyer as to the aooounts of the
latter for supplies faanlshed the natives
taring the past season, are without foun
Earned a Good Premium.
WASInhTroN. Nov. 24.--Te offisial speed
of the United States crtiser Columbia was
given to the secretary of the navy to-day
by Hear Admiral Beikasp. president of the
trial eard. The fouond that the ship fal
Illed the ooatset requirements iu every
relpect. The oliclal a. ed was 22.8 knots,
glvnug the builders a premium of $850,)00.
.nan Fralselsoo Iaeons.
IAN FRANorIoo. Nov. 94.--Ix furlongs
Geogetowsn. Garcis. Sir Reginald, 1:itig:
mile and lsx furloans--Sir Reel, Cdmauna,
Duke Ut. Evans, 2:11; six furlonao -Val
parateo, Claquer, Royal Flush, 1:11ti%; Ave
urleongs-Oladiola. Trix. Last Caanes,
I:Oiftl; six forlonls-Forlaas, Red Chief,
loth aick With the Fever.
r1-mnuamo, Kan., Nov. 24.-Uov. Lewel
lieg was takesn nddenly ill yesterday at
thard and compelled to go to bed. It is
thoakht the troable is developitg into a
fever, and may be selrous. Lteut.-Gov.
IDalehla Ia also very selk at his home near
Girard ith al severe attuac of malarial
TIIE LAST OF IEAITIL.
Funeral Servlces Over she Late Gen.
Nosh at Vlrequa.
VIIoqA,. Win., Nov. 24.-A great gather
ing of people this afternnrn bared their
heads to a brisk, cold wind from the west,
while the lamst erthly tribute was paid to
Jeremiah M. Rusk, ex-govereor, ox-eon
gressman, and late seeretary of agrlculture.
Ex-Presudent Harrison, who was very fond
of the stardy old statesman, journeyed all
the way from Indianapolis to be present at
the interment. Three heavy special trains
arrived doaing the day, the first from La
crosse at noon, the second from Madison,
bringing Gov. Peak and most of the state
ofitrels, and the third from Chicago and
Milwaukee, b inging Ez-President Harrl
son, Ex-Attorney-General Miller, Assistant
Seeretary of Agriculture Willets, and a
delegation of the Loyal Legion and Masonie
Continuinuing until two o'elook, the boar of
the funeral, a stream of people passed the
bier, as it rested surrounded by floral trib
utes from all parts of the coantry. There
were many affeoting seenes, as grizzled
veterans limped by to get the last look at
the familiar features, many of them giving
vent to their sorrow in audible weeping.
The fees showed little emaciation, deepite
the long illness, and looked am if asleep,
the featnres framed in the snowy hair and
The simple services were conduoted by
e.v. Nozam, of the Methodist chureh, as
aisted by the venerable Prof. Butler, who
delivered a feeling, eloquent address from
the standpoint of long-time, personal
friendship. His partloipation was at Gen.
htusk's request, shortly before death. 'lhe
choir sang a number of Gen. Rask's favor
ite hymns. The religlous services were fol
lowed by the reading of the beatifal bur
il service of the Masonic Bloce lodge by E.
H. Bensensberg, commander of the Wis
consin consieto:y, At the oonelelson of
the services, the prooession formed over a
mile in length, and proceeded to the eeme
tery, where the Masonic services were read,
committing the body to rest, and the exer
cises concluded with the fring of a salute
over the gi ave.
SOUTHEiRN PACIFIC AFFAIRS.
Represetatives of Varoleus Interests Agree
Upon a Reorgalneatleo Cemmlttee.
Nzw Yoax, Nov. 24.-A conference of
security holders and representatives of the
United States government's interests in the
Union i'aoifo railroad, appointed a reorg
anization committee. The.s were agreed
upon and have consented to serve: Senator
Calvin S. Brice, ohairman; Gen. Louis Fitr
gerald, C. M. Dodge. A. 8. Boiesevain. '. L.
Higinson and Samuel Carr, the latter rep
resenting the Ames interest. Chairman J.
I. Reilly, of the Pacifie railroads commit
tee, will be named on the oemmittee if
given authority to aet by his ool."eigues. J.
Pierrepont Morgan has been invited to act
on the committee, bat has not yet agreed.
The meeting of the committee will be held
next Monday in this city. Victor Morowitz
and J. W. Simpson, of New York, will be
WAHemINTON. Nov. 24.-Second Comp
troller Mannur, of the treasury department,
to-day beard another argument by Max
well Evarts, of New York. In the matter of
the accounts of the SBouthern Pacifio rail
road with the government, as affected by
the long and short haul elause of the inter
state commerce law. The decision is
looked for with considerable interest, as it
will have bearing on rates similarly ehsrged
by other traaesontinental lines on freight
ehipped by the governmeat, and concerning
which no question has heretofore been
SOME TRAINS'GO OUT.
The Lehigh Strike atsy tpread--Green
Hands Blown Up.
UFFrALO, N. Y., Nov. 24.-Following ten
trains of merchandise sent eastward by the
Lehigh this afternoon, three more freights
were dispatched this afternoon. It ls pretty
well understood that as a result of the ao
tion of the non-union engineers and firemen
on the Nickel Plate and Lake Shore yards
in handling west-bound freight delivered
those roade by the Lehigh Valley to-day
the men on those roads will be asked to go
out. If they decide to join their brethren
on the Lehigh the spread of the strike
WILKESBarRE, Pa., NOv. 24.-The fight
between the Lehigh Valley railroad em
ployes is now on to a finish, as a result of
the fatuire of coal operators to bring about
a compromise. Ofileials say the old em
ployese cannot be received as an entirety,
but they may obtain work on the same
conditions as outsiders.
BUFFALO, N. Y.. Nov. 24.-To-night en
gine 604 on the Lehigh blow up. Engineer
Cooley, Conductor Bender and the freman,
name unknown, were seriously injured.
The two whose names are given are not ex
pected to live. They are non-anion men,
Fire Started In a Theater.
COLuMBIUI 0., Nov. 24.-About eiglht
o'clock this evenlag as the orohestra was
playing the opening overture at the Hen
rietta theater for the openinag play by the
Felix Morris eomi any, the manager an
nonesed the-e was a fire in the rear and re
quested the audience to quietly retire. All
iassed out in order. Within two hours the
whole quarter block had burned, entailing
a loss estimated at from $600,000 to $700,
000. The buildings, total Loss, estimated
at $300,000, owned by T. H. Chitteaden,
who did not carry mare than $50.000 in
saranoe. The Hotel Chittenden company
lose $100,00r1 in furniture alones; Dickson &
Talbot, of Indianapolis, lessees of the Hen
rietta, were also lessees of the Park theater
in the same block, which was also coon
consuarmed. They also lose between $30.000
and $50.000. 'I he loss of thei Felix Morris
compsany w:s 82,000 in warderobes.
Ileward for seaone of Cartll.
pooelal to The Inldlepnnlenut.
MemsoUL. Nov. 24.--'lbe followlag mee
saRe was receivel from GOn. Carlia this
evenlng by Major MyKibbis. commandant
at Fort Miesonla:
VANCOUVErR AR.4C(Kr. Wash., Nov. 24.
What are they doing at Missoula for the
lost patty? Two thousand dollars more of-.
fered for the safe delivery et my son at
This raises the reward to $2.t00 and will
stimulate a number of hnto s, trappoer
and prospetoors to start on the search for
the lost party. 'The government relief
party, which started out about two weeks
lsaoe from Fort Missoula. under command
of Capt. Andrews. returned to the post to
A trlod WVord for tlaston.
New Yoetr. Nov. 24.-A spesial to the
World from Rio de Janelro says that Presl
dent s'eixoto has determined to oebloe 'resi
dent Cleveisud that the Bfasilian uovern
ment 14 isetlsesed now that no dison tersy
w.r intended toward it by Adrutl al(tantos.
and requesting that nothnlg be done by the
Aimerlunt o roverrnm t plrjuaioial to the
rank or eommsision of that oamier.
The C(old 1pot1.
BT. PArr. Nov. 24.-The mometers In
various parts of the eity registered ive to
fifteen degrees bo'ow zero early this morn
tag. Like reports are being received from
all over the state, also from North Dakota
and Manitoba. Colder weather is prom
teed for to-night. bank Rapids, Mian.,
reports twenty-fear below; Fargo, N. D.,
MAKING A 'VYASITY TEAM
How Harvard's Men Have Prepared
for To-day's Great Foot
Various Stages of the Work Per
formed by Candidates for
Hard and Rourh, bua the Dislcipline Is
Strlet - It Makes rugged and
CeMnmtrns, Mass., Nov. 24.-Any person
ean try to become a member of a 'varsity
athletic assoelation who is a member of
the college or univresity, bat it is quite an
other thing to get a place on the team.
The work done Mt trying for the several
teamse l a big institution like Harvard, for
example, is surprising. 'I hre are the
foot ball eleven, base ball nine, reow, Mote
Haven track athletto team, erisket team,
tennis club, and the four class teaems each
in foot ball, rewla, and base ball. The
candidates for one of these alone, say the
freshman crew, asually number no less
than eighty men. The others are in almost
equal proportion, and the total number of
candidates runs well up into the hundreds
and probably sear a thossand.
The efforts of a candidate for foot ball
honors are not by any means extended
merely to the two or three months preced
Ing the big games. To be one of eleven
representing a university of 3,000 students
is an aehievemsnt werthy of great things.
Once In college and the man who, when in
his preparatory oshool, had his eye on the
'varsity, immediately begins his more di
reat work for the place. Unless he is a
stWr, who has been singled out for special
attention by the collgae athletice men, he is
not dir Oetl asked out to the 'varsity squad,
but Joins the freshmen. Here he works
daily, for a few minutes at first, until he
becomes toughened and in good trim. Then
he i rctless for at lsast one hour and a
half every afternoon. The candidates are
numerous and their mettle is shewn in the
class games. Here the freshmen are sized
up by the upper class men, and a 'vality
man or two drope around to look at them.
During the winter months all of t}e ath
letes not in direct training for soml team
take general exercise. Every afternoon
they may be seen by hundreds in the gym
nnslum. The foot ball men ean easily be
distinguished because they oftei wear their
heavily padded trousers. The exeroise
asually taken is work with the dumb bells
and chest weights, and a ran up North ave.
nune of a mile and a half. The ran is good
exereise, and all return to the gymnasium
in a healthy glow. Then comes the shower
bath and brisk rub down, and the student
is ready for his dinner.
As soon as the snow is off the ground the
foot bail men form what is. known as the
"spring squad." This is desllped more
especially to bring out all new men and
teach them the rudiments of the game. It
is hard work. The men line up and prac
tics breaking through the line, and then
falling on the ball. They use a dummy
swinging man as a tackling meehine, and
rush at him full speed and down him.
As the summer draws near the captain of
the 'varity team makes up a list of all the
more promising candidates, and these men
be manages to have together daring July or
August for two or three weeks' practice at
some cool place on the New England coast.
They sweat and toil in the broiling hot unn
for hours every day. They have little time
for any pleasanter pastimes. In the hope
that they mar wear a 'varesity sweater, the
candidates come back to Cambridge early
in :eptsmbsr, long before college opens.
Now comes the struggle. Every day for
the next three months they must work to
the very utmost of their physical capabllity
and denies themselves most of the pleasures
indulged in by college men. Smoking is
absolutely forbidden; drinking is not al
lowed, unless by express permission of the
captain or the coach. They cannot go to
theatres, as the candidates must be in ted
by 10 e'clook. There Is a surgeon in
attendance every afternoon, who looks after
all bruises, eats, and sprains whieh may be
Strict training begins early in Septembsr.
They are drilled in the elementary prin
ciples of the game. For instance, a line
will be drawn up; then one man will take
the bail and start at the top of his speed to
run down past the line with it, and the man
at the other end will run feorward and
taekle him. It his taekle is not low, hard
and arse, and if he has not downed his
man quickly, they must try it again. The
men practice for houal the simple feat of
"aropping on the ball." The ball bounces
unevenly, and the man falling on it most
do so by throwing himself directly for the
ball at full length, oatch it up in his arms,
eurling himself about the ball so as to se
cure it firmly. This Is hard to do, and
many a man bruises his arms badly.
The work of the candidates toward No.
vember to exactly the same from day to day.
They rise at 7:30 o'elook in the morning,
and, after a good, cold bath, dress quickly.
Then they meet at some fixed point in the
college "yard," At eight o'elosk they ean
be seen walking by twos to breakfast,
Breakfast at the training table is a hearty,
whole.ome meal. They have plenty of well
cooked food, oatmeal, eoge, fruit, and
steaks, bat no sweets of any kind. They
are not allowed coffee or tea; no hot bread
or hot eakes. After brerrkfast the men
scatter to their various reeitations and leo
ture, whieb keepl thsem busy until one
o'clock, when thesy lnnch together at the
trainlnl table. This meal is much the
same as breakfast, with a good deal of fruit.
They have two houears to themselves after
Ianch, and then begins the hard work.
For an hour and a half they strouggle.
with an intermission of ten minutes. The
game is stopped every few minutes bhy a
coaoher to haul some poor fellow over the
coals. But all goes on in a spirit of ear
nestness until it is too dark to I lay any
any nmore. Then the substitates who have
not ilared indulge in a run of two miles or
no. and the regular me. go to the Carey
building for their baths. The men dine at
six o'oloek, and consumne la ne quantities
of rase meat in order to keep their weight
up. T'hey ai too tired to do much later in
the night, and are seady to go to bed at 10
Ready to tart mlouth.
New Yoax, Nov. 24.-Two flfty-two
poand lanse areived on the Germanae and It
was deoided that if they were eot abeard
to-nlat the America. the Beaslltas sip
iormerly the Britannle, would sail at dty
b eak. Consul General MIeadeona and
Flint disc edit the story of an elplosion on
the Niutheroy. The AmDerioa is oepeOtle to
ove take hlir and they will proeesd to J. asil
together. I be Destroyer is nearly ready
for sea nad to-morrow she will like oa
ammunlllltu and follow the other boats.
lhoat lierselo Th" rohl tihe UearT
OAKLAND. Cal.. Nov. 24.-Mrs. Ellsabeth
Colby, wift of Pret. George C. Colby, of
the University of Califernia. residll at
Ularemonot, oommitted selide this mealniag
by shootlus herselt throegh the heart. The
deed is .apposed to have been done while
the woman was oat of her mild. She has
been esutering from intervals of nlsanity
slnoe the drowning of one of her ehild oe
Aive moaths agoi. and had attempted alelde
a anmber of times.
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