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SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1912. PASSING EVENTS Two themes engaged the attention of the public last week-politics and I weather. The weather forced itself I upon our consideration, and we had to I take polities whether we would or not. 1 There was a good deal of each, in its l way, but no more than precedent hasI taught us to expect at this season of he year, ,There was not much In erest Ize weather, for it was not he in g kind, but there was, on he oth . d. a lively and altogether beorbing interest in the political situ tion. Conditions at present are un anal, and this year's politics affords as novelty in campaigning. For the tlrst time, this country is having ex perience with the primary election in connection with the presidential nomi nations. The week brought the re turns from the first presidential-pref erence primary ever held in this coun try, and the result was variously re ceived. To those who stand for the primary and who insist that the people should have a voice in the selection of their officers, the figures which wpre flashed Thursday night over the tele graph wires from Kansas City were encouraging; they told that the people had been allowed to speak: that they had voiced their opposition to the rule of the ring and that they stood for the right. It was a noteworthy event. It gave the week a distinctiveness that will make it memorable. It marked the beginning of the end of the domination of the Interests. IN MONTANA--Montana has no primaries. There is a so-called pri mary law upon our statute books, placed there last winter by the people who do not want a primary, but it gives the people no chance: It leaves the control where it has always been In Montana unless the people throttle the power which has entwined them so long and asseort their right to ex press their own opinion. This state has been made a burlesque for a long time and In many ways by the manip. ulations of this eohtrol; it stands in the estimation of the country as one of the corporation-controlled common wealths of the Union. The history of the struggle of the people of Montana for a pgI .Ja-rw is "famliar; often -ve the voters placed their trust in q ggsl l fanly. aiytoave that t.he p)li~es 4, their n lated. he last ses sgop of th t eglature brought the most fitrant disregard of the expressed nashes of the people that was ever faunted in the faces of the electorate. Thiere had beep party pledge and per. qIfal promise l that the state should have a prinyary law, but none was m°len. The men who had been sent to: Helena to enaat nsoh a law and wHio bad gone thee, persouoallt pledged .. prepare such a status, deliberately the wope .* ch had been in the li 4eft the state ex to the of the Interests . ý° a Of tthe i~l wafbM4 LS`.ta)d C~1 ~¶t tp v;i~i e;* ~b i $. titil ' s 11 ,liary W ti, PSSle have the opportunOt i SItVAW' WORDS-Last week the geatest demoorat of the country, g.a. .ir through Montana, paused in Butt* ongt enOutgh to' address the people of the great mlning camp. Mr. Bryan we inttoduced to his, large audience by Governor Norris and was received with the enthuslasm which Butte always ac corded him. He talked to *he Butte people an hour, and he told them much that will do them good it they Pember it. One of the chapters of is address was devoted to the discus sion of the primary. He lauded the dl rect-election plan; he spoke eloquently for the primary-nomination idea. He knew-somebody told him, perhaps, at Garrison-enough of the details of the situation in Montana to enable him to flay the forces which have defeated the will of the Montana people; he at tacked the influence which has con trolled the leglslative affairs of the state to the end that Montana has no primary law; he also made some very pointed comment upon the men who, during the regular session and later, had prevented the voters from getting that to which they were entitled and which had bden promised to them. And Governor Norris, who had Intro duced the. distinguished speaker, sat upon the platform and heard these things. Mr. Bryan used the capital "1" with accustomed frequency, but he did not mince matters. He told some plain truths about Montana politics-truths that Butte people should remember. ROOEVELT-Mr. Bryan also paid high tribute to Colonel Roosevelt, though he sought to disguise it. He told how Vg. Roosevelt had big-sticked the incomT-tax law Into the federal statutes: he told how Mr. Roosevelt had become an earnest advocate of the initiative and referendum; he told how Mr. Roosevelt is a supporter of the direct election of senators and of the preference-primary law. Mr. Bryan said that all of these measures were Bryan measures and that Mr. Roose velt had no right to take them up; but he admitted that it was Roosevelt who had made them possible. He attacked Mr. Roosevelt for wanting to run a second time for the presidency, al though he admitted that he, himself, had made the run three times. The tribute to Roosevelt was contained in a long-continued criticism of him and his performance, but it was based upon the tact that Roosevelt has given the coun try larws which Bryan tried in vain to give. When Bryan advocated these laws, they were good laws, yet he says Mr. Roosevelt is a bad man, a usurper and what not, just because he, by his energy and his persistence, has brought about the enactment of these very measures into laws. It was really a compliment to Colonel Roosevelt. Per haps Mr. Bryan meant it to be so. We hope he did. If he did, he is with the people, for the people are expressing themselves in no uncertain tones as favoring the man, Roosevelt, whose record is one of performance as agalest a long record of talk on the part of those who criticized him for this very performance. VOX POPU LI--he first presidential preference primary, to which reference has been made, was held Thursday In the Fifth district of Missouri. This district is Kansas City, and the pri mary's results were overwhelmingly for Roosevelt, who received 4,924 votes as against 827 for Taft. These returns are interesting as being the result of the first presidential-preference primary to be held in this country. They are more interesting, perhaps, on account of the direct confirmation which they give to the sentiment expressed in.the straw votes which had been taken upon the same issue in the same district, just before. This confirmation adds em phasis to the other straw votes, in formal ballots and other expressions of preference which we have had lately and which all point one way; they all indicate that the people of the country want Roosevelt for president. The ro sult of the Kansas Clly primary pro duced, in its announcement, a profound sensation in political circles the coun try over. Washington is agol over the news. It is accepted as foreshadowing the results in other states which have primary laws, and it shows what popus lar sentiment really is. Here in Mon. tana, there can be no doubt as to the nature of public- opinion, even though Iwe have no primary law. Montana is for Roosevelt. IN MISSOULA-In her local affairs, Missoula is more fortunate than the reat of the state; she has a primary and her people select their own offiers,. We are in the midst of a municlpal canpaign, but it Is so differept from what the campaigns used to be under the old system, when the tickets were framed by a handful of amen in a con I ventlon, that it seems refrishlsg. lver. voter feels that he has a voice in the affairs of the city and he is eager to participate. The registration for' the city primaries. reaihes almbst three thousand this year. Tlhis s large for the eltyl it is the largest city registr. I t.P we have ever had. It esidenoes aa litarest in local affairs which is enr soraegl, Theip people will selo the 4s1·p .15 It 4a as ects to be eleotae to0 . hle meet as4 O t-P* P J1 i'B polt. It will do him no. god i Bao an moffie in one of the bit bloe skid ask the ward boss for his supp.rt or for his permission. The ward beIa has no support to give, aside feomhis one vote, and his 'per. missiulon, outs no figure at all. It is the peiople who deaidq, and it sl up to the people wh~l there Is any permislion to be giren. And, as it is In Mlasoula, so Iwill it be in 411 Montana one of thele daysl end it will not be long. The state will bYve a primary soon. ATTRAOTIVY NISSjlt . is hoped that the flnanoial condition of Missoula Will soon Whrrant more extensive park improvemett. Meanwhile we must go ahead as ikpidly as we can under the district plan which has brought so much marked betterment here. At tractiveness is a great asset for a city. Pleasant parks, pretty drives, shaded streets and beautiful yards conslttute a resource which no city can afford to neglect. Thete is much along these lines which can be done by private ef fort and with no regard as to the finances of the city. Individual en deavor will do a great deal. The first step toward the c.it beautiful Is clean liness; every street and every yard in the city should be clean and neat. At tractive homes can be made nowhere more easily than here in Missoula; it is possible for every householder to have a flower garden and a pleasant yard. The improvement districts have furnshed an Illustration of what can be done in the way of systematic bet termqnt of streets. There are some model thoroughtares In Missoula now, and there will be more soon. It will not be long before a park commission can be given funds sufficient to carry out definite plans for the beautifica lion of corners which are now neglected and of the splendid park sites which are already the city's. But, right now, the thing to be doneies to .have every citizen have a clean place and a flower garden. That requires no city appropriation and no park commis sior. FOR PUBLICITY-Right away, now, the chamber of commerce will start ita campaign for funds for the year's work. The definite plan for this cam 'algn In to be announced this week. One thing is certain-Missoula should be generous in her support of the chamber of commerce this year. We do not believe there is another city in the pountry which has re.elved suah, splendid results from 'the expenditure of the same amount of money as Mis-' roils has obtained from the work of the chamber of commerce this year. To put it the other way, Missoula's publicity work has cost her less than that of any other city of her size in the country, and the results have been all out of proportion; they have been wonderfully good. As the center of the new western-Montana movement, Mis soula has new and greater responsibili ties this year than ever before. There will be no change In policy; there can be none, for the chamber has been work ing along lines which have been ap proved; there must be, however, a broadening of the scope of the work and an extension of its influence. The work cannot be done without money; the necessary funds should be forth coming without any hesitancy. The amount required is not large. The work which it will accomplish is great. Here Is where we must pull together. MIARCH WEATEIR - The local complaint about the quality of the weather of the first ten days of March would be much less if Missoula and all western-Montana people would mead The Houn' Song IMPI Every' tits K 0030 town0..fth@ boys koop s-kiok1 my dog crofit 'Wakes Ro d9,fi.one It h .is s bouae 8otoSs tlit kiokin ay dog 4 r., sW It. Joseph, Mo., March 9.-NMt ilinc the oldier boys carrie 'TTThere uW' be' 6 Hot Time in, tle Old Town Tonught"' as their warOF) ipnto Cubs,' has a sons swept the country as 'The R o4rg" oi w hich originated in Missourt a nd no w 1* the u toeio , ..,Iyh : ·Pr44rtinie 140Wrsiiittaul r a. am ýlar>' k~ii >ý 'ýp ice , -,,.. y: ham e.jQ*.AW the oi olwe- whlch 1tti had t as tl Rw ae twegtp~ ' a arop lV the lr-t ' ' bpart of the statl, tell . j , ile dapproath evetn to the n ,i.s 'soti.th as MiS. soult u 1ienavy snowfall sail y tl atures have p.rve d;ld t , !we* , Montana we don't knaw b ."'we U we are until we tleatlit' se. offt other folks a. "It 4z, bOt d wek-tor March--heib'a.I i' + pal ,of the state. 'the week'~lIt a wnas delighttdl. We are nearing" th' oSlh calelndar mark of sprigo, sad s y I pect warmer weather. ,lght' a chere will be some fltful' tHft aot course-it would not be MwShO 4oatut therm-but we are steadily lt6o the most beautiful. eatn. the world knows, apple-bloLom. tins in western Mon tana. As the maste di t 'ceremonies said at the wake: *"'ll mention no names, but there Is a Pat - IeOtlne and. Dennis Flaherty, as is not wanted here." Whlich is much the way of the anti-Roosevelt fellows who. deelgre they will avoid personalities. You can't expect to got what you want unless you make your want known. The best way to express it is in a bit of space on the classified page of The Missoullan. Mr. McKinley appears determined to rely upon, the steam roller. He should remember that there is no machine so perfect that It doesn't bieak down some time. The anwilUngness of Mr. McKinley to accept a square deal and an honest cut of the q rds warrants the sus plcion that the deck Is, stacked. The municipal field is large, and there is a tolerably great number of reapers, the question Is as to the qual ity of the harvest. But even .Mr. ?tl a mlts that there are times when. Judtes should be ousted: he differs merely as to the method of recall. Mr. Taft's long experience on the bench naturally gives him the highly colored view of the judiciary which he holds. The horrors of war cannot be exag gerated in their presenta.ton, but there are other ho'"rs which are even greater. With all the land there is An Blaine l county, it would seem that there is I small need to quarrel over a line fence. I Missoula's city 'oampaign doesn't get so much space in the pers, but It is none the lem a' r .'ow", When you observe the candidate and consider his ways, you ilzlse that the office costs all it Is worth. Eh of them declares he will avoid persgnalities and then each of them takes a whack at Teddy. The Missoullan class sd will find the man you want when you can't locate him In any other 'way. The senate, in other words, adopted the recall in the case of the confirma tion of Judge Pitney. Aftpr all, it settles down to the question whether or not the people are to be trusted. The St. Ignatius meeting, last night, strengthens the force of the pull-to gether. Mr. Taft talked about the Columbus speech, but we don't think he an swered it. The people are to be trusted, and the sooner, the better. The spring-fever germ is getting in Its work. If It's a game, play it on the square. Registered? Then Vote. yý, - . t ~ it~ g BL~bLP~ L IIB~r ·:*IR~ l~Y, ~ r~f~~r: c2 m s 8u: r btl le s *IS th4"ie 1 t at now i at aed : from town siten~ .at l a Ed bac. a als ot StIme wAS *s "en t ws& as ter mi a t ifelip p. the Ibgrade, laden with supp1ies ththir s aof people whoie homer wa In the pidtlusue town whbostw' llU n th ouad resting p its between the Igret bouldek of tt b Sese ulon shldves which were out f tite histufn tn ldd Ipopi 11ing d o ided ,nuipon the' grat diver SCo mountain,. the ot w deut produuoes of ,the "t t Iº ver known. Passenger V sreanoes moved more rapildgy ip ar down the wondefful old mountain, ',pved ove0 what was probably the finest mountain road in th* whole wet-- veritable boulevard for smoothness and cdn atructed upon' a grade "whlob wl a easy to posslble when the alttlude of Ita terminals are conasidered. " • It was an experience never to be forgottin, to 'trveo, the old Granitd SMountain rIdd in those days It was thoroughly busy, every foot of It, and it was busy for nearly every one of the 34 hours which made up. the day; sometimes the folks wished for mor4 hours; it seemed impossible to crowd into the allotted number the amount of business which had to be done, Along the trail ran the table line, whoge sus pended cars transported the slver ore from the wonderfut mines on the mountain to the mille at the base of the gIreat, old hill. easeluss was mro movement of the endless line of care and down below the great stamps beat nocessantly upon the stream of ore which poured beneath them, hanmmer ing out the wealth which the roolf con tained. It was the greatest silver camp on earth. Maybe there brve been livelier towns somewhere, than 'were these two Philipsburg and Granite-at the ends' of the Granite mountain trail in the days when silver was a. monetary metal. Maybe there have, but if thier have been, their names and loeatons are not a matter of record. It Would be a difficult matter to convince San'. body who saw these camps' ln those days that there could be any town live liaer. There was no night in -either town. The day was 24 hours long. Every hour was busy sad the lil~lt made the midnight baaopq qo bright as midday. But there was little dis order; the folks were all too busy. Of necessity, a trail which connected two such towns as these would, Itself, be busy. And the ropd up the moun tain fulfilled the law of probabiilty to a nicety. It was a mighty industrious thoroughfare. The demonetisation of silver sapped the life blood of the great industry which made these towns what they were. Almost within toe' span of ¢ single day, these camps were transmormed from hives Oef Il.up try Into deserted villages. it r.odie of the Interesting experlences of' my life that I was present during the exo due of the miners from Granite moun tain; it was a memorable event. There were not vehicles enough to transport those who wished to ride down the mountain and many of them walked; trunks were piled high upon great hay racks and shipped down to the rail way station: there were tears in a good many eyes, for Granite's people loved their town. But it Is not my purpose to describe further or to diseou at all the dropping of the curtain upon the activities of Granite mountain. Thip is to be a story of the man who made Granite mountain famous, and who, Incidentally, made a whole bunch of millionaires. When the history of Montaps is written, there should be a long chap ter gIven to the story of Oharles D. McLure. He took many millions out of Montana ground. A large portion of this wealth went to make the f.. mnou: St. Louis group of millionaires. Mr. McLure retained some of it. A vast slice of it went back into the de velopment of the state's mining in dustry and there are many mills among the Montana Rookies which are monuments to the courage of this re markable man, many hoists which are testimonials to his daring. When he was confident that there was ore to be found, he never btesitated a minute to risk his all to find it. In the faces of discouragement. he became the bolder and the more determined. The harder he had to fight, the better he fought. And it stands today as his record that he was almost invariably right. He was right because he did giot form bis opinion offhand. When .he made inquiry it was searching. He in vestigated thoroughly; he appro~cihed his problem from all angles. When he had completed his study, he knew what he twas about and he either rejectpd the proposition or adopted it. When he had adopted and approved a prop erty, he knew no rest until' he had demonstrated by developnuent the or rbctness of his theory regardnig it. Obstacles which wouli hairv dismayed an ordinary man, he brushed Uaside 0 if they were nothing: He had his .a.l set and he worked straight toward it. He did not drive blindly at it,,lhpt hr worked intelligently and effeotively; he planned his hanmpaig and. he fol lowed his plan through thick and thin. Charles D, MboLare was not born to the mining business, but he was born to the frontier, and of a race of ftroi tienmen. It was in Carrolton, .(0., that he first saw the light. The year of his birth was 1144. For two goner atlons his forebears hed bel. in vanguard of the westward .w4a4se their names are prominent in -tn records of more than one astttte an ways they figure with distinoon. T. were pioneers of pLou)r_ munt. lt hardship, trained .to 'adance, brll never t o 440 t. Born of flight lug' blood in .. anra of pýit rnt:y.it is R# to be wondered at tbt thee "g 1140 found a 1SVearboid boa gnat with a freighting ' tttfi 3rebrvtisa too ,ep than the isat tIhat `bop ,adventurous, b gbg~rir thi ea nten. and tl. late Vwsl Whides tn Unoln ~haintbls to.hed hi conluonA ho -ro* e withor Ph o th, e " eraq - auiplt ie d tat oe In w hin turned his atteoltio to quarts minin. He eded ted himelf With ht$o e ndleeo found the patners estabisheo in the Unlonville dlestinced". tov lReleon, iwhere ous J elocated one went ouak to souab ad studn iedxtenstudiedon othe Whltlacb, Union. Bti 'it Was haphazard work and un eatisfretory to Mhlre. he was blen onvd with such ed that uoes in quhearts miblen ing depended upon a thoroh knto takl edlge of the ology and mentealury and,mill in having reached this conclusion, he pro ceutteded with harcteristc energy to equip himself for the pursuit which was to become hs17 li wor., end In which he we destinmed to achieve con si tcuaous success. e went erack to Missour and e udieed, tuded th all born the energy of whloh he was capable and with such effecddn-t thath he was able, when he returned to uontcana to take chae old the thid Centsnnial millof pepIn Butte. The yer 1on fitteound him, all ure on Pbollpbr to, already a tawhen town ofemer fame, whrose he assumbled directin o the famous old otpe mil e he re in thi witnderful old propwinnerty, ort foet unddden eontld forenel whesh e wthis, born hereut was the pfo thisch he was pde destdiend to occupy; o here wa the wealth-yet hiddqn-ehlch he was ore-,ordind tohe muncover and gionve th the cworld. For this, his years of ptep aration had fitted him, all uncon scously to himself, but when. the emer gency rare he was able to mseet it and when the opportunity cme he grasped it with the grip of a winner. For this very situation he had learned how to meet sudden contingencies; for this, he had learned to handle men; for thin, he had gained experience in spnoklng out hidden foes; for this he had studied tae flow of slt'raie, the na tuire of, 'oks, theR hqlli6* of ores and the details of the eburhotion of metals. Life on the plaini, on the trail, in the mountains and among the mines had fitted him admirably: he was prepared In the beat school of all, the school of exoebleno. This is not a minlng treatise or I might tpll-it I could--o the ohuanges he mnadb in the Hope mill, which In oreased its efficiency and marked Mo Lure as a remarkable metallurgis The Hope mill is the oldest reduction plant in Montana. Its story is a tale in Itself. Por years and years its stamps have pounded, pounded. pound ed-when all else wae-silent at the foot f Granite mountain: for years it has produced its wealth of metal when all other sources in the distriot failed; always the Hope has made good its name and has kept alive the confi dence of the Philipsburg people, whom I regard as the pluckiest lot of folks in Montana. It is a remarkable mine. the Hope, and its mill Is a wonderful institution. It bas produced a vast amount of wealth In the lopgyears of its almost uninterrupted opirtion and t has graduated some emarkahble men-but none greater, none entit"d to higher place in the estedm of Mon tana, than Charles DI MoLure. He took up the improvement of the Hope mill Suet as he took up every thing else-with a determination to win, It was while he was winning, with the Hope that, his attention was di reoted to the Granite mine, .then a mire prospect in the forbidding gran ite region overlookingr the Flint creek valley. MoLure had been looking over the country, but with ,oharacteritIc conservatism, had said notling. He had learned a lot. All of the mining in the diltrict had been Ip the seo ondary formation; after. a year of study, MbLure 'rpopised .away from tlls into the older 'msok, That pros. peoting made 'the Granite Mountain mine. Dr. Josiah M. Mertll .was the a. ayer at the HoPe. 'He son acquired a espect for the p-noeti upetntendent; it was he who first direotd the at. tention of MoLure :to. the prospect on the hill. Merrill 'ws one of the own. ers of the Granite Mountain lopatt.fb It was not a ,promnsing.:pros t. The outcrop was lare, but tiser was nothing to indicate anythitg mode than low-grade mineral The dountry, it se,,. was forbidding. Rl'gged-preeeoip itous, crowded with huge bbuners, supporting no vegetation ibut Its cloth. Ing'of l'odpole pine-there was little to tempt the min ..e or to . nvitAe.t prospector, There. had S~Sr a. shot tunnel ahd a tive-foot wiale driven; tiis represented all th, w"oit that d eel done. on lleaWpdeytyg :ia of theo rs had liue onafiden.. lb fthe Illustratve d the stl*iation in whfcl..'.t wa. hold, I was ld the, other `da . si i - stenoe cbnpdted .tttlthee Iyhb. tory of Qraite 'ltu l i The H-foot winee ý had b eem p uank by ootrtl the r or w to' relc ve qarter l the property' fs his wri. ei.h fltishe Hlld, one of th s, measured b ae r' it on This ane meat of the; gr-atGanit4 k an w~i~nra not. eU bo iwas beid his onino s un zmt 'was a wa t when thn wok shere hi ered that sold t ass there euas rJf orGt He was .deter mote and finacd e ble. t iner .illed o nf uarts-d on.i t. r soLwere hot adi limits s p0rsu-a tblo ol j prospeet Moare ooInna4 ap andl o ut d tat he hadn 1u etouhrt to y e b mehi for tht ack tt pa gr4not medai tltc hm that oth i wor aidet dItwindle. ttluing; steadily the wola tae dbanded, but iatre wloo pked iti,' anrid' his oontllsnc.' was un shakep, though the hoped-for rbslits_. seemedi as fr away as when the work was started. But he knew that, some wdark ahead in that solid an tht thess there was rich ore. Hei was deter milnd to find t. And thb e toners drilled on ano etd on but no di But en the nfqu etiosn of ottl tdne of eoLure had'its limits as a prsua Itve an tluent, shiftedbt there came a day when there wad b no hanre mon the oal able .or in 'prospect. Me.ure counted up and fand t . a he tjust enotug to ay the men for that hiitts This did not m6ean` with him that the work would he abmndoned, but it looked dark, mped i med certain th at thewa eveloDnte od bth e mine postponed. There was.disoouragsment, but no die mave the. ore waoh there; he knhew It it VsO Just a question of getting tnude to reach it. Where had been no value9 discov ered in the work that had been done. it wasof the lant hit, buthe the miners worked doggedt last shon. Througt wh the day thre had ben no change upon the con ditions .underground. The. last shot was tamped h nme, the ounts was lighted and Cthe miners prepared t leave the work which they had pushed so persistently under the determined drivme in o the ment onthe heofd the work. Tht last shot was fired. t threw onm that ore upon the muntil nowk' planks. The Granite Mountain was dilcovyred and Charits wlth 6 thue wht came in that moment one of the worl.a et mining ml o hres o t he k From that evening in 1830 until now the great Grrnite Mountain fissure has steadily yielged its wealth Of the white metal into the markets of the worl. It has madg millionaires of the hack ers of the plucky, persistent man who grimly and gamely fought agranst odds to Undover the bonansa which made Granite Mountain a household word. The mine developed under soleptiflo management into a model of under ground development; a haft . more than 1,800 feet deep is entered at the 1.000-foot level by a tunnel three miles long. The great ore body has shown no sign of exhaustion; In iti.mlUes of levels the reat. mine yet-holds vast bodles of workable ore. The low price of silver caued. the oeesation of oper ations at the mule; water flits Its depths to the height of the dralnqge tunnel. Some day, the market may warrant the 'resumption of work here. But always the.. GraMte Mountain and the mirvel/ons wealth it produced wr emain as a monument to the man wp found it.,and who developed it In the, face of difficulties. He-through his keen .inllght,. contributed to the wealth at Montana. more .than $38, OOQ,Qo0. His whole reofo4.1i oonAtruct lye; he has risked ore thtt any other minin man In Montata, but it has b,.sd pd haphasar4 rlakg.it has beensthe venture of the far-seeing man, of the man' who knows. Montana owes much to Charles D. Moture, who first saw her soll as a fret.ter and who became one of her greatet men. A.ul L , 8. MIlaUla, March 9, lilt. DIEINITIONS. (FIom Judge.) 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