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T a ' THfe SUN, SUNDAY, JULY 10, 1808. Hi
ran .. '
Ml- "WOUNDED REACH TAMPA.
HMf inoQVom Asn vhrrokek nnixa sick
HftfHH aoLDtmis UOS1B.
Ml MtU The Iroquois nnd Landed Somoof Iter Men
HB He nt Ke' West, but the Cherokee Drought n
Hti 1'S X-ullLonil-Tlinl'ntlentil'utonaltoipltal
J'li Mf TralnandSenttorortMeriicrton Hospital
!!; if Tami-a. Flo.. July O.-The transports Iro-
H& ' auolsand Chorokoe nrrlvod In port Into this
f; aftornoon. bringing sick and woundod from
H3n li Santiago.
(1 Tho Iroquois nrrlved at G o'clock, and the
HI ill Chorokoo cnmo In two hours lntor. Tho former
HK, 1$ brought fourteen wounded ofueors nnd about
l 1 forty sick pritatcs. On tho Chorokoo cirnio
WgA If about throe hundred nnd fifty sick and wounded.
K,i If, Tho scono at tho llor on tho arrival of tho
b1 transports wos'inomorablo. Tholr arrival was
3 l expected and hundreds of peoplo wore thereto
V J , ttcot thorn. Tho hospital train was backod
M I 'z down to tho steamers.
J Bomoot tho wounded woro carried on stretch
I i f ors, somo woro on crutches and others were
'( bandogod with anna in slings, whllo many had
I jj t bo carrlod out of tho ships on tho backs of at
mmi l! , tendants.
h K V. Thoy woro takon Immediately to tho train
Hj mWX and thoro mado aseomfortablo as possible
BJ $1 ; Tho work of transferring tho men from tho
Hg giy ohlps to tho train occupied sovoral hours. Tho
tj liH train was then rushed through to tho Govorn-
Ul-1 1 tnent hospital ntFort Mcl'liorson, Ga.
iB Nono of thoso brought over aro dangerously
,$ wounded or seriously 111. as tho medical coips
, thought tho risk of thooynco waB too great
lir v for any who woro likely to dlo before Touching
III hero.
,11 Tho Iroquois stopped at Key West and
Mil Bit many of the sick and wounded woro landod
I J g'j hero. When tho steamers arrived at
lj 111 Quarantlno Station this morning It was
j N J tho Intention of tho Quarantine authorities
h t'j'jl to hold thorn for somo time, but after a thor-
I iI'tb ! ot,K" Investigation no suspicious coses woro
Ji l (i jj found and thoy w ore allowed to proceed to Tort
! Id Tampa to unload thoirslck and wounded. Tho
jt l ! ,1 wounded officers on tho Iroquois, In tho order
j ! i of their rauk. woro:
fi j : ! Capt. Kavanaugh. Thirteenth Infantry; Capt.
B J I; Hunter. Third Cutalry; Capt. liloxham. Sixth
lj I J Cavalry; Copt. Pnrkhurst, Filth Artillery; Capt
J J j! !j Torry. Sixth Infantry; Capt. Brow ton. Twenty
S I ', fourth Infantry; Llout, Cole. Sixth Cav
il II jj airy; Lieut. McCoy. Eighth Cavalry;
II ft Lieut. Twill. Seventy-first Now York;
8 1 m' Lieut. Mead, Twenty-second Infan
III 119' try; Lieut. Stono. Thirteenth Infantry;
!fl' Lieut. Turdy. Sixth Infantry; Lieut. Carrof tho
H rough rhlers. Tho latter was more Boriously
jB grounded than any of tho fourteen ofllcers.
Tho Chorokoo was greatly crowdod. Moro
jf I m than twenty of hor passongors woro offlcors and
MM I U many woro compelled to Ho ou tho docks of tho
HE I U vessel during the voyaco.
nil M This ship brought over many who woro far
HJ more seriously wounded than thoso on tho Iro-
1 H quols. It was Intended for them to stop at Key
1,1 I "West, but on reaohing that plueo tho ordor was
I I H changed and they camo direct to this city,
it I H To-night somo of tho ofllcers who did not
9 J I M Trnnt to go to tho hospitals at Forts Mcl'liorson
1 1 flj and Thomas remained in Tompa. Thoy will
if I jH leavo for their homes as soon us they aro able
n I H and ready to travel.
jj H Many of them aro at Tampa Bay Ilotol, where
If tlioyarotho central figures in vast throngs of
His I nrmv officers, to whom they aro forced to reclto
HS'I and then repeat tho torrlblo etory of tho battlo
Mil I H of Santiago.
jl a! Among the Chorokco's -wounded andlllpas-
Sj j H Bungors woro a numbor of tho army's best
It j W soldiers, and tho list of ofllcers Includes:
ilijjl Qcn. 8. M. Voung. Major Ellis. Thtr-
9 :fl 9 teenth Infantry; Major Coo. Twenty-first
'' ? Ht lufantry; Copt. A. 0. Duehe. Twenty-fourth
I IS Infantry: Capt 1. 11. Brett. Twenty-fourth In-
'I S fantry; Llout. Lyon, Twonty-fourth Infantry;
9 '13 M Capt. William Lassltor, Sixteenth Infantry:
11 Lieut. Bpence, Sixteenth Infantry ;Cnpt. French.
'I : I '' Third Infantry; Llout Leads, Twenty-flrst
Jjljli Infantry; Lieut. Simmons, Sixth Infantry;
MgSjja. Llout Vr'assell. Twenty-first Infantry; Lieut.
ikt 'tm Humphrey. Third Infantry ; Lieut. Wood. Ninth
jHK tj ' Cavalry; Llout Barnum, Tenth Cavalry; Capt
f ' III ' ' E'eolo, Tonth Cavalry; Llout Sowoll, Seventh
Hi III Cavalry.
Hi ill ( Wlien all of tho sick and woundod 'wero
II J El' taken off tho ships It was found that tho hos-
II l , ,' pltal train could not accommodato all
i 111 ' - "of tho men and anothor train was mado up Ira-
1 tiu mediately and tho men woro divided bctwoen
Ml lljl thorn, the most eorlously wounded having tho
III iff!' preforonco on tho hospital train.
9i iK' A OVK FIt0it MAXIZA.
WM m' ' Conna-Oenernl ITllllnmi to Give a Kello of
Sft llr " Dewey's Victory to Itochester.
iljl I HJ BocnxsTEB, N. Y.. July 0. Tho following
jMi tm' letter announcing the gift of a Spanish gun has
Bil 19, been received from Consul-Ocneral 0. F. WU-
J81 i Hams at Manila, whoso home Is in Bochcstor:
Will' "V. B. CnuisKn BAtTiMone. I
M I " Manila, 1'iiilii risr. Islands, May 23. (
Hi 19 "Mr. George F. JtolK KKhuUr, A'. Y.:
I 9. "DEAnFniK.M): It has been ray good fortuno
wlj 19 to obtain an elegant modern cannon with
Mil 19 mountings completo as a trophy of the great
tilt II .naval battlo of Manila Bay. Tho gun Is a Nor-
jlll R . denfcldt quick-firing Bix-pounder of 57 mm.
I If IJI ' callbro with range of about two miles, and has
f iil proven to bo a destructive machine. It was
jHjt I M it mounted on tho stern deck of tho Belna Chris-
H pi tlna. tho flagship of tho Spanish Admiral, and I
I 1 1! v valuo It moro on that account. It Is my plan,
? lj I j1 .If conditions bo mado right, to present tho
t 1 Ijijlf.' s- cannon to tho city of Bochcstor at tho tlmo of
1 ( ll' ray "re v'9" lom0, uut n" ,nat t,mo I9 uneor-
1 1 oliil tn'n Iieot' n an' onitodlan of tho gun and np-
X 1 lllu pllancos meanwhllo.
IlfJI, "My trophy was bllstored by tho burning of
if Bjjjj' tho Bolna CrlHtlna, caused by tho explosion
1 ,jj " of ono of our shells; but our gunnor
2 tiff 1'aR lln(1 "' nu(1t cleaned, pollslieil.
1 1 JH painted, nnd wrapped In duck, bo that all
I IHIf Hhould reach Bochestor In good condition.
; J 1 ill I have had my trophy placed on tha British
I fflr merchant ship Dalcalrine, Capt. E. J. Jones.
; I "CH ' Tho ship will probably reach Philadelphia
H about Nov. 1, and you may expect tho trophy
llnl toon after.
I l "Ihavonoldea as to when Undo Sam may
l' recall me or permit me to visit America. If ho
U g. concludes not to possess himself of tho rhlllp-
9IH0 pines ho may ordor our best wari-hlps to Spnn-
II lull or American waters, nnd if so I may soon
'SBJI bo at home.
Jul "Ourorders wero to' capture or destroy tho
m Kn Spanish fleet In I'hlllppinc waters,' This Adml-
'.' jD ; ral Dowoy and his bravo followers did on
I IB I May 1. Wo eim take Manila and maUo
'9J conquest of tho Spanish Fast Indies If
'J9I , Washington asks It; hut It may be doubted
99JI If antllKidean powesslous bo desirable for our
9S I nation, unless it bo to bo used as trading stock,
ill and exchanged later on for Islands near the
'lBI United Status of America,
fUJI "1'lease roceln nnd glvo dry storage to my
. h property and oblige, yours cordially,
IS Jj "0. V. Williams,"
'III VUOMAltTYSHiniT.I lJVJtIl!S.
III Iter Utrncrt AVunt the Trnimnllnutlo Com
I' 111 puny to l'nr for Them.
9J flK m - Siircial Cn'ilt Dtipatct U Tiik Birn.
I tMElJl rAliis. July O.-TIiii on nersof tho British ship
9J HEkM Cromartyshire, which camo Into collision with
9) BlH, and sank tho French ttcomor I-t Bourgogiie,
I 9KffH to-dny loilued a claim against the dunpngiiln
' Atl ' Oent'inle '1 1 iuikhi lunl laun for thu damages she
UmM Bustaiiied.
I Iwwm 11 Ac,1 Mn" '""" '""'""'f-
9k 9KI, W Justus Flgnrr, at W-j ear-old cabinet maker,
99lRr9 w'' "N0(1 "' 'miiibtTwoHllmtrect.coinmlU
99PiF9 ' t''1 suicide last night with carbolic acid, lie
99Ut!l 'e'1 a "ol oaying that ho wus tired of life.
9y9' Whrro Yriterriay's Fires tTvre,
HBVin A. M.-Ui.ir,. KlKtith arrnue and lnuth etrcrt,
9K9llnll llrlniilltaii TrirtlonCoiniiany, iltnuiie S:r; (' W,
9b9MhBJ f'i" Huulenrcl, 1 iiuiU Kino, damtiuti S..j 11:80,
9Bm ml 711 Writ hlitlctli klri'i t, L, J .Mli 11, cUn:no 140,
99jHHW 1 M.-7iir'. iHl J-i.t 1'Julit) fimrtli rtrut, 1111
9J99J ). daumui'.T rri,u8tatitrctl, Iiuialvruiit'Iioinr,lain-
9H99Bi9& " -B, " -'", Ui btantnn mrci'l. Jonpli I'.Hbnrr,
9M9919M ilitimsi" trillln.-, 11 (Ml, 35r Kat Miictrcntli utrrit,
H.V 1 l-"ul lulntf. ilmi r,0, 11.30, 4011 li.t Muth
999BT 'K .Mh VU:r btc,i'!.t. daumvo, (700, U.8U, au rj.tl
999Brv f!Srt liivmiiv trlilluK.
AMOSO ATULETIO CMUBTIAXS.
TTnr Hurts the Bummer Schedule, but There
Are Ills Finns for the Foil,
Tho nthlotlo season among tho mombors of
tho Y. SI. 0. A. thus far has been n very dull
ono. and It Is not at all unlikely that all tho
plans talked of at tho beginning of tho soasoa
I maybe abandoned. Tho causoof this Is that
many of tho crack uthletes of tho various
I branches aro at tho front with their respectlvo
I regiments, and then ngaln tho army work that
Is being dono by tho different associations
causes tho Interest In nthlotlcs to bo
forgotten for tho tlmo being, Tho associations
In tho West aro all very much taken up with
army work. Ono of tho throe tents which has
been used by tho 15.000 troops at Camp Mor
rltt, flan Fmnclsco. has gono with tho third ex
pedition to tho Philippines Inohsntoof Frank
A. Jackson of San Francisco and 0. A. Olunz of
Oakland, both of whom aro experienced asso
ciation men nnd strong nthlctos.
Dosplto thoso drawbacks It is llkoly that a
few special events will bo held, or, at least,
some lndt idunl branch will glvo a net of games,
but tho annual games which woro to bn held
under tho auspices of tho Y M. C. A. Athlctlo
Leoguoof North Amorlea havo been postponed.
Tho physical directors snythat nhouldthowar
bo ovor by tho tlmo tho fall and winter season
sets In, tho latter will bo ono of tho busiest of
tho association. Features aro already being ar
ranged for the fall and wlntorsoason.nnd sovoral
now ovonts will bo added to tho nlroody long
list, tho most popular of which will bo hockoy.
(l. K. 1'atterson of tho Y. M. C. A. Athlotlo
League of Nortli Amerioa tried togot the mem
bers to tako up tho gamoot liookoy last year,
hut somehow or other his efforts did not bear
fruit. 1'atterson thinks that, tr athletically In
clined members of theY. JI.O. A. can recognizo
a good thing whon thoy seo It. they will tako up
the gamo as played by their friends in Canada
and adopt It as ono of tho forms of sport
eminently desirable Ho says it is nn ideal
gnmo for them to play, It Is within tholr
mpans and easy to learn.
Another thing likely to bo Introduced In tho
gymnasiums this fall is tho gamo of nowcomb,
which was first played at Now Orleans, Tho
Xamo Is somewhat after tho stylo of basketball.
. lino Is drawn In tho eentro of tho gymnasium,
and nbout eight feet from it on either sidoia
another lino. Those aro called tho " base linos."
Tho dlBtnneo may vary, tho sir.o of tho room
tii'ing taken into account. Two sldos nro
then choson by tho captain, tho num
ber playing depending upon tho avoll
ablo spaoo. Twelve or fifteen on a sido
nro a good number. Tho players of each
team thou take their positions between tho
base lines and wall so that thoy faeo each
other. A basketball or football may bo used.
Tho rofereo throws tho ball to one of tho sides.
Tho object of tho player who catches It Is to
throw it toward Ills opponent so that It will
touch tho floor behind tho bnso lino. If he
docs this it counts ns throe points for his side.
The player on the sido to which tho ball is
thrown must try to keep It from touching tho
floor, and, if successful, ho must immediately
throw it back to his opponent. This passing to
and fro is kept up until a touohdown is mado.
If tho hall Is thrown and touches tho floor be
twoon tho base lines, ono point Is scored against
tho side throwing tho ball. Ono point Is also
Bcored on all fouls. The most important rulos
of tho gamo aro as follows:
Rule 1 Th ball may be thrown with ono or both
hands, but the person must not throw It whllo he U
down on ht knees.
Rule 2 A player must notran with the hall.
Rule a A player mutt not hold tbo ball too lone.
The proper leuitU ot tlmo 1I1UI bo determined by
the referee.
Rule 4 A player must not atep over the base line.
llreaMng any of the above rules shall count as a
foul, and one point shall bo gUeu In eachlcaae to the
widonot In fault.
Tho length of tho camo shall bo decided by
tho captains of tho teams and tho referee bo
foro piny begins, nnd tho sido having tho moat
points nt tho allotted tlmo shall bo the winner.
Two halves of twenty-five minutes each, with
ton minutes' rest, aro usually played.
Boskotball will hn bv nn mpntm overlooked:
In fact, tho game will uo played moro than over.
This season will soo n Y'.jl. 0. A. baketbnll
league. In which will bo entered tho
best teams of this olty nnd witldn a
radius of sixty miles. A meeting for
that purpose will bo held soon nnd
ofllcers elected, Bules will be adopted and
after It Is known how many tenuis will onter a
sehodulo will bo arranged. The games, from
what already has been said, will bo played on
neutral grounds, with tho view of doing away
with the wrangling that was so much in evi
dence last year. Tho trophy will be n handsome
slUer loving cup, and medals will also be
nwardod to tho individuals doing tho best
work.
For several years tho Now York association
furnished for a small feo ample athletlo
grounds and boating accommodations to Ball
members of Its various branches. Thesowero
well patronized until last year, when city im-
Crovements swallowed up tho grounds, Tho
oathouso remained on tho Harlom Blver
until this season, when it was re
in ovod to Oak Point on tho Sound. This
season four of tho brnnchos hnvo soo
11 red and fitted up small nthlotlo grounds.
Through a happy chain of circumstances tho
Brooklyn association Is tills year Privileged for
the first timo in its history to havo Its own
house at Bath Beach. There tho association
now owns a noat houso erected for tho ex
clusive) use of Its members.
By rccont notion of tho Board of Directors of
tho Twentv-third street branch of tho Y. M. 0.
A. tho club building has been placed on the
market It was erected In 1800 at a cost. In
cluding lot, of $487,000. It is now valued at
$1.(100.000. When tho building is sold n now
building will bo oreotod on the southwest
corner of Lexington nvenuo and Twonty-slxth
street, four blocks distnnt from tho prcsont
location. Tho new lot is 125 feet on. Twenty
sixth street by 7lt feet on Loxlngton avenue,
and costs tho association $101,000. The di
rectors proposo to erect on this site 0 ten-story
building costing $400,000. Architects are now
working on tho Plans.
The now building of tho east side branch,
15H-1G2 Fjist Eighty-seventh street, will oc
cupy, when completed, n plot CI feet wide by
ono olock In length Tho building will be fire
proof and thoroughly equipped, nnd the total
cost. Including lots, will bo $225,000. Tho Ilrst
part of the building has already been erected
on tho East Eightv-soventh street end of tho
plot, at a coBt of $80,000.
roio.
CEDARHnnsT. July 0. Society gathered In
forco to-day on tho picturesque grounds of tho
Bocknway Hunt Club to witness another inter
esting and exciting polo gnmo. Tho ovont was
tho first of tho scries for tho much-coveted
Cedarhurst Challengo Cup offered by tho Rock
away Hunt Club. Tho contestants woro tho
llmt team ot tho Mendowhrook Hunt Club and
the lint team of tho Country Club of West
chester. Tho game won ono of tho best and most hotly
enntested that has been witnessed on Long
Island this season. A keen but friendly rhnlry
has long existed between tho two tenuis, nnd
when thoy met tu-dav lsith played tho best
game of their lives, The Me.idowbrooks had
sompu lint tha fastest nonies. nnd this irreiitlv
assisted them to win. The score wns: Meadow
brook Hunt. 15 goals; Country Club of West
chester, 14 goals.
Cricket.
Team A of the Now Jersey A. C, the crack eleven of
the club, encountered the Manhattans yesterday at
Prospect Park and came near being beaten. Tho
Manhattans put up a poor score, mainly through
four of their men bring run out. Tho NewJeiseys
did little better, mid only for the good, steady but
ting of J, F, Ctirran and tho Mgorous hitting of
ArthleOunu the result mlatit Ime been different.
l J. PreiiderKaiit played a rry gund tuning for Man
hattan, and A. Chaer raptured four wickets for
thirteen runs, while M, It. Cobb took four for fifteen.
1 lie score:
MASnATTtN. I NKW JERJET A, C.
II. 11. Coyne, b. Cobb... n.W, I'. Lowls, b. Tattor-
A. Hinedley.mil nut ... 1 sail 1
1', i. Prcuderuast, mn J. V. Curran, c. and b.
out 25 Clearer. 25
A. a Oondjrer, run out. o M. It Cobb, b. Tatter-
J. ltoce, li. Cob! o sail 0
F. A. Made, b, Cobb.... 0 0. 1'. Ilurdltch, b. Tt-
II. Tattenall, b. Kelly. 10 tersall 3
O, H. Moore, run out ... II F. F. Kellr, runout.....
J.llauuery.b.Cobb,,,, 1 A. Ouun. b. CIoumt. ...1
A. Cleat er, not out ..... 1 O.Tolley, not out 0
A. J. Oray. b. Kelly W. Forbes, b. Cleat er ... I
llye, l;Iegbes,a B,M. R. Illairinbottiaui.st.
Rose. b. Cleat er 2
Total 48 Y. I). Ilickie.absent.... 0
II. A. Young, absent.,.. 0
liies. 2: leg byes, tt; no
ball, i 0
Total , CH
The Kings County and Brooklyn rlnba had a great
tussle In the championship sorlea of the Jew York
OrUket Association yesterday. The Klni:s Couuty
tleten had decidedly the better of tho draw. Drunk
lyn rc'itilriug forty-nlue runs to win and hat Inn three
wlrkrtaln hand at call of time. O. T. Toddlnics and
J. i:. Moidauut inado a good stand for Kluu County,
while H II. fttandfast played a steads Inning for
lit niklyn and H. l'edlow hit with hi accustomed t re -doin.
'Ibe ooorewas: Kings County, 84j llroul
lyn. SO.
the New York Club cxpoctsd an easy victory over
the Arbroath Club yesterday, but the former was de
feated by thirt) -time runs and four wickets. For
Arbroath 0. AniUrsun proved a roost difficult man
to dislodge, and ooutHbuted a not-out Inning of
twvntr-eoveii. 11. L. MitcCallum added twenty-one,
For New York, R. A. BniltU was tha only doublo
Dguru scorer, with a carefully played inning of
tweuty. Tho totala weroi New York, CO; New York
Arbroath, 8U for an wickets.
The sacond elevens of tha Manhattan and Brooklyn
clubs met at prospect Pari, yesterday, and the game
partook very much of tho nature of a picnic for the
former. K. J. Atwood and , Adsms did the chief
run uettliiirlortuo winners, with scores of 1,2 and
, 2ii ixithiitlred J I'm lis waa the oulr man tu se-
I cure dentin s for Brooklyn, wllh III. The totals were:
MsnhatMh Second, Us, llmoklin Pecoud, -la,
'1 he assoi ration team of the Hoaetille Club added
another forfeltid game to its long list esterday
There waa to have been a game on HtaUu Island
yesterday, but it was positioned until liter In the
I season In order to nblitfo tho baseball nine, which
1 had a. contest scheduled.
DOINGS AT CRIPPLE CHEEK,
ZJTXZ.B one in costisa moat nnvr
viscorxuiiKS.
The Tonnage for Slaty from tho Developed
Mines Win the Largest Yet Tho New
Montana Camp nt 8t. Mary's la Thriving
Large Tin Deposits Found In Mexico.
Denver, Juno 'JQ, Tho gold production In
Crlrplo Crook Is now mainly from tho woll
dovcloped mines, and llttlo ore Is coming from
now discoveries. Tho tonnngo for May was tho
largest In tho history of tho camp, tho gross
output being cstimatod at $1,250,000. Tho
ores average $05 a ton, while tho mill dirt runs
from $20 to $30. Tho heavy pumps that havo
boon put in a numbor of tho big mines, niter
sovural months ot steady working, havo re
duced tho amount of water so that only about
10 percent, as much water Is now pumped as
at tho beginning of deep mining. Lousing nnd
prospecting havo diminished fast In tho Cripple
Crook district. Probably tho most valuablo
shipment of ore over sont out from this district
was shipped this wonk by tho Portland Com
pany to tho Omaha Ornnt Binolternt Dentcr.
Tho shipment will approximate $200,000,
somo of It running as high as $50,000 a ton.
Tho ore was mined In tho Hidden Troaauro
proporty, and has boon stored for months In
tho drifts. It Is reported that a ton-foot vein of
hlgh-grndo mineral has boon discovered In a
cross cut run from tho bottom of tboshnftof
tho Amorlean Kaglo's proporty. This property
was purchased fouryears ago byW.S. btratton,
owner of the Independence
Itnlny weathor Interfered with mlnlngopora
tlons In tho Idaho Springs district for somo
tlmo this month, but tho mines nro now work
ing woll nnd tho mills nro busy. Tho Imperial
mine has been purchased by tho Lamartluo
pooplo for $25,000 cash. Tho Mammoth Tun
nel enterprise, is working mpldly, and two dis
tinct veins of pay oro havo been encountorod.
Tho tunnel company Is pushing on to reach tho
main lodo of tho Black Wonder, In order to as
certain just how valuablo Its production may
bo when shipments begin. Tho new strike in
tho sixth lovol ot tho Benton initio lias proven
permanent, 19 increasing in vulue, nnd a num
ber of now men find work on this property.
Gilpin county continued to bo ono of tho most
actlvo mining districts In tho State. Tho ship
ments from Blnckhatvk ot smelting oro and
concentrates will probably bo tho heaviest this
month in tho history ot tho camp. Tho mills,
concentrators, and sampling works nro all
busy. Exports In Gilpin county nro learning to
estimate with remarkable accuracy tho cost ot
producing and milling oro. Tho uverago cost
Is now about $1 ikt ton.
In Lcadvlllo activity Is quite pronounced In
tho old districts, and with tho rotlvnl ot talk of
starting tho downtown mines moro encourage
ment Is folt. Tho now wlnzo being drivon on
tho Mahala proporty for 230 feet from thoOOO
foot station will open up n now oro body al
ready located by means of tho diamond drill.
Tho return sheot from a recont shipment of
gold ore from tho Ground Hog mlno In Eaglo
county, two miles from Bed Cliff, shows a net
valuo of $10,154, tho gold values averaging 1-11
ounces nnd tho silver 118 ounces to tho Urn.
Tbo net prlco per ton of this oro waa $2,822.08,
tho amount received by lessees on tho entire
shipment $14,305. Tho entire shipment was
taken out by two men during tho month ot
May. Tho oro was an Iron oxide, and thoro
was nothing in Its outward nppenrnnco to Indi
cate, its richness. Tho men havo a leaso on this
proporty until September.
Lnko City is shipping thlrty-flvo carloads ot
concentrates and ores per week. Tho prlnolpal
producers aro tho Uto and Ulay, nidden Treas
ure nnd Yellow Medlclno, with an occasional
car from tho Golden Fleece. Block Crook and
Belle of tho West.
Ore shipments from Ophlr nverago nbout ten
cars per week, but this Bhipment can bo In
creased as soon as tho roads aro in condition.
ThonewlesBOOB of tho North Chicago mlno.
adjoining tho Tom Boy in tho Tollurldo dis
trict, hnvo discovered a two-foot vein of quartz
averaging $215 per ton in gold and silver. A.
doublo compartment shaft has been sunk by
tho now company to tho depth of 700 foet, and
while good oro has been found ntmost from tho
start, this recent discovery Is what tho lessees
wcro after.
MONTANA.
Butte. Juno 28. Tho first camp to bo estab
lished on tho coded portion of tho Blackfcct
reservation Is St. Mary's. Tho deop snow In
tho mountains has been a drawback to pros
pectors all tho spring, but tho snow has now
about all disappeared. Sevoral good strikes
aro reported. Tho town of St. Mary's Is build
ing up nnd nowcomors aro arriving daily.
Thoro is a Btoro where ovorythlng can bo had
from a needlo to an anchor. Thoro nro seven
saloons and thrco restaurants, nil doing well.
Tho assay office Is kept busy, nnd a sawmill
will bo In oporntion In a few days. Tho sconory
is magnificent, and there Is nlentv nf fish nml
BAino. Now housos nro going up daily.
There is muoh excitement nt St. Mary's just
now. caused by tho return of "Scoop" Lloyd
from Kennedy Creek. Ho has brought back
very rich samples of gold oro, and ho says that
there Is a wholo mountain ot it. Hundreds of
claims havo been takon out nenr St. Mary's
promising good results In gold, copper and
sllvor. A ten-foot voln of coal has boen found
about two miles above St. Mary's on Dlvldo
Creok.
Fifty men nro now at work In Tat Sweenoy's
sapphire mine at Yogo. Tho stones aro all
shipped to London.
Lumber and machinery aro now on route to
Montana to bo mado Into a dredgeboat to op
erato on tho Copo pincers on Grasshopper
Creek. That 1b tho llfth boat to operate on
Grasshopper Crook.
W. B. Thompson has sold tho flllvor Queen
frnction in Butte to the Boston and Montana
Company for $5,000.
Tho Hnowshoo mlno. near Llbby, has re
sumed shipment of concentrates.
II. L. Frank of Butto, who has n leaso of tho
coal measures west ot Livingston, including
tho Bowers mine. Is arranging tu put in a
diamond drill to prospect the property. Three
holes will bo drilled to a depth of at least 500
feet each to detcrmlno tho extent ot tho Mams.
CAUronNiA.
Los Anoeles, June 25. Itlch quartz is being
taken from tho Washington mlno. nenr Mur
phy's, Culateras county, which Is being devel
oped nt depth. (Ire shipped to tho Relhy smoltur
ran ns high as $700 per ton. A Colorado com
pany has a bond 011 tho mine. The Bald Hill
mine, near Albany Flnt, under bond ton Kan
Francisco company, has been unwateredand
stoplng is in progress, showing oro of good
firado. Tho Llvo Onk mlno has n four foot
edge from which oro recently tnken assayed
from $30 to $150 per ton. Tho Maine mine Is
being deteloped with good results, tho rock
running from $10 to $100 per ton.
Tho Llmpensol mine, at I'laeervlllo. El Dorado
county, under tiond to Han Francisco capital, has
struck a taluablo oro body on the 200-foot level.
The Boulder mine, near nhlngloriprlngs, which
wns Abandoned for u good many years. Is now
prntingnn excellent dividend payer
Tho Napoleon mine, nt BnndsliHrg. Kern
county, has yielded $28,000 during the last
year, although It has not been wifrkodvery
much. A recent milling of twenty tons of oro
yluldud $2,000 In the Badger inlnn nt Bade
mnehortho ledge nt 150 feet depth is six foet
wide and assays $25 to tho ton.
Tho North Slur mines at Grass Valloy.Notada
county, produced lam year $310,200. of it li ch
$280.00(1 was tho yield of tho rltockbrjilgo. This
claim has produced during tho first throe
months of this year $102,000, Tho bullion pro
duetlonof tho Nortli Httir Company from 1881
to 18)18 has been $2,83(1.000. A nugget worth
$1,200 has boon taken from a ill ift mlno near
Qulney.rlumns county. worked tiy ItogersA Co,
The now enmpat Summit HprliigB,H.iu Bcrunr
dlno county, promises to beeomu an lmiortaiit
mining region. Thodhcnt erh'H nt o till, so fur, in
tho low hills of t ho w estern slope of t bo Colorado
Bitor range, nnd are about ten miles west of
tho river rhocamplstttcnty-elglit miles from
the lallniRd, tho nearest station living Mantel.
Tho country Is ioiph)ry. with n grnnito or
t olennie capping to miiiih of tho bills, The ores
baton coppor staln.andin somo coseseurry us
high ns twenty per cent, ot copper, ns woll as
a varying amount ot lead, Uxldizod iron is tho
principal bitHe of tho ores. Tho hoatler copper
ores will not horn and nro not freo, hutmnko a
very hlgh-grado concentrate. Hevural carloads
of oro shipped away hate netted $105 nor ton.
It is not known et bow largo the veins aro.
Tho pay streaks vary from fourteen Indies to
tbo entire width of tho shaft, hut tho walls of
those imy chutes aro oro of lower grnde. so thiit
until depth is reached and cross cutting is dono
thoextentof tho ledges cannot lus determined.
Assays vary from si to slxty-nlnu ounces of
gold, with considerable silver
The Mississippi initio, at Helad. Siskiyou
county. Is toying well. Threw days' run of oro
front the Junes mlno in Quartz Vulloy produced
107 ounces of fine gold. Tho Oleudora quartz
mine Is producing oro that not $7 gold per ton.
The Mountain Bell mine has uthirtr 'inch Udjjo
,1
of $15 rook, nnd tho Deer Lodge an eighteen
Inch of $12 oro.
NEVADA.
m VmqtuiA Our, Juno 25. An oro body 100
feet wide has boon uncovered In tho April Fool
mlno at Ilo Lamnr. Eleven tons of oro from the
Mnyflower mlno at Como yloldod $55 tier ton.
Copper oro Is bolng hauled from tho Salmon
lllyor country to Wells and shipped west.
Htpam wagons nro to bo usod to haul oro from
tho Eyrio initios at Tuscarora to F.lko. From
thesp mines oro to tho valuo of $200,000 was
marketed nt Salt Lake valley smelters boforo
tho presont ownors acquired possession. Tho
orignal owners took out nothing that did not
go abovo $100 por ton. A largo amount of
lowor grndo oro was loft standing, much of It
ghowlng a valuation of $IK) por ton. It costs
$10 per ton to haul this to tho railroad. .
Thesooondrunot oro from tho Sierra Nevada
rntnq. on the Comstock, consisted of 1,285 tons,
of whloh tho averngo battery sample assay was
$54 per ton.
LAKE BUr-EMOn.
HouonTON, Mich.. July 1. Tho Arcadian
Copiier Mlno is working 200 men and wilt
doublo tho forco before Sept. 1 . Tho mine has
four shafts, tho deepest of which Is approxi
mator 500 foet, anil a fifth ehnft will bo startod
this month. The mlno Is on tho Kearsurgo
amygdaloid vein, and has a good showing ot
coppor.
Exploratory work nt tho Allourz mlno. on tho
Osceola lodo. has resultod in a fair showing of
coppor. Tho Allouoz was worked for many
years at a considerable loss, and was finally
abandoned as n bad Investment. Thu presont
ninnngomentwlll make no furthor attempts to
tyork the old mine, hut may opon a now ono on
tho Osceola vein If tho sliowlngcontlnuos good.
Tho Franklin Mining Company has begun
work on Its now stamp mill on Portago Lake.
The structure will bo of steel throughout, and
will be equipped with machinery of double H10
capacity ot tho old mill, which Is now treating
about 500 tons of rock daily.
Tho Winona copp.tr mlno has nbout sixty
men working now. Tho property Is hampered
by lack of railroad connections, nnd muoh
difficulty has been experienced in getting tho
heavy machinery on tho ground.
Tho rook cars nnd locomotive for tho new
railroad connecting tho Arnold mlno and mill
in Kettoonaw county havo been landed lit Eaglo
Hnrbor. and tho lino will ho In operation In n
few weeks. The stamp mill will bo started as
noon as tho railroad Is roady to haul rock, of
which about 500 tons dally will bo treated.
Thirty men aro doing exploratory work on tho
Ashbed mine, which is less than a mile from
tho Arnold. The Ashbed lodo has been locatod
and cnrrles considerable coppor.
Tho Calumet and Hecla has now 4,000 mon on
Its pay roll, employed In tho mlno. mills, and
Biueltenj. and Is tho largest eiupluur of lubor
In tho Lnko Superior district.
Tho Qulnoy mine will install a plant of hoist
ing mnclilncry capable of raising rock from n
depth ot 8.000 feet about a mile nnd a half.
At present tho deopost shaft in tho Luko Su
perior copper district, or In the world. Is tho
Beil Jacket shaft of tho Calumet nnd Hecla,
Which bus a vortical depth ot 4.000 feet.
Tho Baltic mlno will begin producing copper
not Inter than Aug. 1. nnd very likely this
month. A thrce-mllo railroad extension will
givo communication between tho mine and tho
stamp mill of tho Atlantic Company, which Is to
treat Baltic copper. Tbe llultio has traced its
vein nearly a mile, and hns llvo Bhafts. all of
which can be producing within a year.
Between 10.000 and 11.000 workmen are at
present employed by tho mines of tho Lnko
copper district.
Tho Buffalo iron mine, at Ncgnunec. Mich.,
is being worked by a small forco after Beveral
years' idleness. About 100,000 tonB of pro Is in
Blgbt, nnd ns soon na this is removed tho mlno
Is to besurrendored to thoownorsof tho ground
by tho lessees. ...
Tho Salisbury mlno nt Ishpemlng hns begun
hoisting through Its new shaft. Tho Bepublle
mine at tho town of tho same nnmo will put n
now shaft In commission before tho ond of tho
year. The uew shaft will npon a largo stretch
of rich ground, and will add many yeare to tho
Ufeot the mine.
The Lako Superior Iron Company nt Ishpem
lng has started Its now centrifugal crusher,
which Is accomplishing surprising results,
breaking thu oro as fast as it can bo fed to tho
machine.
A dozen or more mines of thnMarquettoand
Mensunlneo ranges am producing Blllciousoro,
n strong demand for which has arisen within
three years, largely for use with flno-cralned
Mesnba ores, which aro dcllcient in silica nnd
too high in phosphorus for Bessemer pig Iron
unless mixed with other oro unusually low iu
phosphorus, us all tho high Blllca ores uro.
ALASKA.
Beattlf. June 25. In southeastern Alaska,
between Cnpe l'ox nnd Foggy Bay, n largo body
of hlgh-grndo copper-gold oro has been dis
covered and locnted as tho Lady of tho Lake
group. This property has during tho past
weak pnsscd into tho hands of a Seattlo syndi
cate, which has arranged tor tho development
nnd will send a force out to opon up the prop
erty. Tho pay oro Is from three to stx foet In
width and extends from tidewator Into tho
mountains, traceable the length of several
claims. Tho oro at present exjwsod on the sur
face will pay all tho oxponses of tho proposed
development.
Eastern capitalists nro Investigating tho mor
Its of tho free gold propositions along Cleveland
Peninsula with a Tlew to purchasing. Tho
most attractive epeelmon sever seen in tho Ter
ritory como from tlicso claims, and tho ques
tion of tho permanent ohnraoter of tho leads
will determine the ealo ot tho proporty.
BHITIBn COLUMBIA.
Seattle. Juno 25. Tho War Eaglo Company
has groat faith In tho permanency ot their mlno.
They are now putting In a 300-borsn power
electrlo hoisting plant that wllldrivo fifty drills.
This Is thn largest of tho kind In the district
the lni gost, in fact. In tho province nnd is capa
ble of handling oro to a depth of 3.000 feet.
Tho Wnr Eaglo is now proved to a depth of 025
feet, nnd In ono place tho oro body is fifty feot
solid. Conservative estimates placo tho amount
of oro In sight nt $3,500,000, tho average valuo
per ton being $25.
Toronto capital Is building a largo dredger
on Eraser Blterto secure tho gold at tho bot
tom of the river nenr LilloOct.
Hydraullo operations along the Qusnolle nro
very actltn this season nnd tho output of gold
promises to qundniplo that of last season.
There Is an auundanco of water and every
thing Is In first class condition at all tho camps
along tills stream.
UTAn.
Ralt Iake. Juno 27. The Sterling Coal Com
pany. In Bnmpeto county, has exposed a fourteen-foot
body of excellent coal.
Oro crushing was begun ntthoOhlorldo Point
mill, on Lion Hill, during tho week.
In thn south end of the Bullion-Beck mine at
TJntiathe minora uro working In oro running
15 per cent, copper. 30 to 40 ounces silver, and
$5 In gold to thu ton.
The Orient, In West Tlntlc. Is now produolng
oro assaying 103 ounces silver, 05 por cent,
lend, and $0 20 gold to tho ton.
Astrlko ot high-grade sliver and lend oro is
reported In the Galena mine at Fish Springs.
IIMIIO.
Idaho Cut, Juno 25. An tmmonso body of
oro has been opened In the Luoky Boy mine,
Gambrlnus district, by tho company holding nn
option on It. Thu company will probably erect a
large stamp mill during tho summer.
Tho Wells Brothers nru now working oro
from their mine nt Grimes Pass In an urnstra.
It is producing $05 per ton in freo gold.
The machinery is nourly all in placo at tho
dredgo ot l'laeervillo, and it will be started up
as soon as tho ditch Is doan and tho 500-horuo
power dynamo is ready to run.
Tho shatt at tho Twin Sisters' Company's
Golden Kleecn nt Contrevillo is down 115 feet
When a depth ot 100 feot Is reached tho vein
will bo cut nnd stoplng begin. Tho llve-Htamp
mill going up Is nearly ready to run,
George Whllo has put a small crow nt work
In tho St. Lawrence, near Wallace. Tho inten
tion is to work nHinanmen ns possible after
getting tho property in shape, increasing tho
foieo to fifteen or twenty. At present it Is nec
essary to send tho ore out by pack truin, but
woik on a wagon road will soon oegln.
MEXICO.
Ouatmab. Juno 25. At the Gundalnupn camp.
In Chihuahua, tha mill Is running on the ore
found In the old dumps, which averages three
or four ounces of gold per ton. This is nn old
camp, having been worked In 1848 by mi Eng
ish company that took out $00.000,1100, mostly
In gold. It In now owned by tho Oereiitl-lto-sarlo
Company. Tho voln Is over 175 feetwldo,
and Ib visible on tho surface for more than a
mile. It has bonu worked for one-third of a
mile to an aternrp depth of sixty foet. The ore
Is treated by the JtnuArthur-l'orest process for
(2.25 per ton, and gives on tho arerage a net
return of $12 75 per ton in gold.
Deposits of tin nro reported from tho Rtntes
of Guanajuato, San Luis l'otosl, nnd Honora. In
Han Luis Polos! thn KiiinllQTOCKH on tho sum
mit of the Sierra iolu Estuncro. in tbo mining
district of Comnnjn, contain tin oro In nbun
d.inco In theHtutoof Durnngotln Is reported
which yields 35 per cent, of metal, mostly in
the form of oxides.
A recent shllunent of oro from tho Bufer
mine, near La Dura. Sonera, wont nearly $t00
per ton and nettod $1,127. Tho Amnrlllasmlno,
In tho Altnr district, lias a ledgo from four to
ten feet wide of freoinllllng gold rock. About
40,000 tons ot hlgli-grndo oro tiro ready for
stoplng.
Tho mining district In Zncatccas Is coming
Into grcut prominence, During thu next two
mouths milling machinery to tho taluo ot
$500,000 will bo installed within four miles of
tln city.
Tho monthly output of thoMndrugada mines,
at Topla, Diiraugo, Is nbout 30.000 ounces, of
which about 111,000 ounces aro sent to the Ev
erett smelter. Washington.
Chihuahua. Mexico. June 27. In the State
of Chihuahua U10 Kelna mlno Is producing a
large amount of rich oro and there are over 400
miners at work In tho mlno. During tho past
twolvo months this mlno has produced oter
$500,000 In silver, has an equal amount In ore
on the dump and over $1.000.000 more in sight
Tho Santa P.lnnn mine, whloh Is In tho samo
district. Is ulso a big producer of ore. its aver
ago dally shipments to tho Biueltor being about
fifty ours,
A F Parados of Nogales. Ariz., has been mado
manogernf the I.n Minn Moxlciinu.iii tho ('ana
tiea Mountains, State of Hoiiom He has put
100 mon at woik and they aro getting out u
large amount of ore,
A shipment ot oro which mn 0,000 nunces'ot
silver tothe ton was received at Hormosillo.
Bttoofllonora,Iiuit wook from Pilar, la tha
Montezuma district, that BUto,
a.
arcadian uocky fork.
anor.H iron.v oslt Jir iroK.v itv
svai3ii:n ix xnn iiavi'V vallst.
In V?nt Times the Young Men 'VTenr Them,
for They Alwnys Knllst How Two Swnlna
Wrestled for Tholr Sweetheart in Her
Presence nnd How tho Vanquished Won.
BAlNimiixiE, 0., July 7. Ton or twolvo
years boforo tho admission ot Ohio Into tho
Union, n small band of adventurers wandered
over tho Appalachian Mountains, crossed tho
murky Ohio Blver on Impromptu rafts, and
pushed on through tho prlmct nl forest as far as
tho junction ot tho Paint and Bocky crooks,
now a pnrtof tho boundary lino between High
land and Boss counties, 0.,nnd known as Bocky
Pork. There was not a man among thorn who
had not seen nctlvo service In tho Continental
Army. Somo had won promotion on tho battlo
flold for gallantry nnd nil carried honorablo dis
charges within their deerskin shirts. Tho
wonion of tho baud woro soldlors' wlvos and
soldlors' daughters, who had Imbibed sufficient
of tholr fortltudo and Intrepidity to undortako
tho perilous march over mountain and stream
In search of new homes.
Long boforo tho adventurers' ndvont. Bocky
Fork had been n favorite haunt of tho Indians
and tho flold of many n bloody contest for pos
BOBslon between tho Sclotos and tho Chllll
cotlies. Tho arrival of tho pioneers Intor
ruptod tho sanguinary dispute of tho red men,
who united their forces to oppose tho common
whlto-sklnncd foo. Tho latter, how over, had
como to stay, and after several sharp and do
clslvo battles convinced tho red mon of tho nn
alterabloncss of this determination. Tho In
dians finally left them In pcaco and possession,
and tho plon'oors began a sort of Arcadian ox
lstenco, which continues to this day. Bocky
Fork to-day Is ns much out ot tutio with tho
busy world as In thu beginning, and Is almost
ns remoto and lnnccossiblo by comparison ns
then.
On four occasions slnco Its settlement Rocky
Fork has manifested that energy nud courago
which onabltd tho Bottlers to reach nnd rotnln
their Arcadia. Tho first was tho war of 1812 ; tho
second, tho Mexican war; tho third, tho war of
tho rebellion, nnd tho fourth, tho presont conflict
with Bpaln. In tho first three wars Bocky Fork
wns almost entirely drained of Its men, and It
is a matter of local prldo nnd record that only
tho physically disqualified remained bohlnd
when tho calls for voluntoors went forth. It Is
also a matter of local record that fow of thoso
who hastened to tho front ever returned. In
tho civil wnr ovory nble-bodlod man wns in line
from tho beginning until tho end. many serving
with Gen. Sherman In his march to tho sen.
When President McKinloy issued his first call
for troops there ttas n greater awakening than
ovor In tho talloy. Tho younger men hurried
off to enlist In regiments that seemed certain
to seo Bortlco at tho front, and many of tho vet
erans of tho civil war woro cogerto repeat their
exploits of tho post. But greatly to tho sorrow
and chagrin of tho latter, admission to tho
forces of Undo Stun was refused them. A su
perbly built Blx-footor. bronzed nnd beardod,
and as nctlvo as a youth desplto his 55 years,
thus described his experiences when ho tried
to beeomo a soldier again:
" I wont to Cincinnati to enlist, and took along
my commission nnd discharge papers to show
tho enlisting peoplo that my credentials wero
first rate. I found an enlistment offlco all right.
ana went up with a crowd of young fellows to
offer myself. There was a smart young ser
geant at a desk. and. when my turn camo, I
went up to him. Ho looked mo otor with a
sneerln' kind of n smile. I took it. nnd asked mo
in a patronlzin'Bortof wnywhatlwanted. Hold
tho youngster 1 wns there to enlist, oud was
Sreparod to stand examination. Hut ho shook
Is head, and got off somo kind of rlgmarolo
about gratlfyln'evldenco of patriotism, and so
on. but said tho country couldn't accept me. I
askod him why. very much surprised, and laid
my pnpors before him. Ho looked them ovor
with a patronlzin', careless air: but when hu
found I'd been a captuin during tho rebellion
hn klndercamo down a llttlo oil his high horso
and wns n trlflo moro polito. Says ho, 'Can't
accept you. Contain. You're too old.' Says I.
'Too old? Well. 1 reckon not.' Says he again.
Yes. you are.' Says I to this. "I'll show you,
young inan, yoif'ro wrong.'
"And then I stooped down nnd picked him
up by tho collar and whirled him around just u
few times to convince him of his bad mistake.
By the tlmo 1 had sufilclently illustrated,
durned if they didn't have mo nrrested nnd
marched off to a court. Howovor. the Judgo
who tried mo was a pleasant fellow, just about
my own ago and style, und when I told my sido
of thu story ho simply smiled, shook hands
with mo. and said ho was glad I had convinced
the Binart young enllstln' Bergcant'that n fow
years moio or less did not disturb eomo men's
flglitin' ability and readiness to proto it.
'Ho didn't linn mo by any means, and after
court was out that afternoon I mot him on Vino
street, and wo Iiad something now milk, may
be, only it wasn't. I camo back homo and told
somo of tho boys who had been with mo under
Bherman, and wero all dead set on getting a
hand in the present fracas, and they wore boil
in' with indignation at tho Injusttco of glvtn'
all tho opportunities to tho young fellows.
'Class legislation.' they called it, and McKin
ley's not tho popular man around horo ho was
somo tlmo ago.
The speaker woro no shoes and It seemed
strange that n man who had held a Captain's
commission In tho United States service should
Btnnd kicking tho dust of tho road with his bare
feet. But the Arendiun oxistcuco led nt Bocky
1 oik admits of a return to many llrst principles
und the practice of many primitive customs.
Shoes nro relegated in Bummer to tho garret by
the men. Social Intercourse in no community
ostensibly established for tho practlco of soolal
simplicities could bo hosed on fewnreonvontons
than thoso which obtained ut Bocky Fork. The
peoplo are hospitable to the strangur and kind
to puo anothor, but thoy discard all thoso
little niceties which somotlmea complicate tho
social organlzatlonsof thoseeommunitles which
como out strong for culture and "form." Thoy
practice tho cardlnul tirtuosnud their vices end
where In many localities vices begin. Fortu
nately tho "civilizing influence" ofthe railroad
has not reached them yet. Their communica
tion with the outer world Is confined totho dus
ty old stages which rumble Into tho valley onco
ft day from Hillsboro or Balnbridgo with week
ly newspapers, magazines und occasional Ict
tors. Horo is a story told of a recont courtship and
mnrrlnge, tho point of which is that woman will
nlwnys exorcise her established right to bo ca
pricious undor any nnd nil circumstances and
in every community, no matter how seques
tered and remote from tho world's beaten rath;
Scott Uoblnson nml Joseph Davis, stalwart
young Bocky Forklans, loved their neighbor,
Agntlin lluwltt, 11 young woman with some pre
tensions to henuty, but of great Indecision of
mind. The men tveru sworn chums, physlenlly
oqunl and sturdy uud good-untured. Both were
dear to Agatha's heart. But Scott wns reputed
to bo tietleroff in land, marketable Indian rol
es und currency than hfs friend Josoph, and tho
inhabitants of tho talloy were certain Scott
would enrry Agatha In the end. Agatha was
not so coitain. Being young sho was in no
hurry to express a prefeienco.
Months Now by. Agathu dlstrlbutod her shy
fators wltli impurtiallty. Hcntt at last requested
Joseph to viimooso and leavo tho Hold to him.
Josoph expressed his uuliounded admlrntlon of
Scott's impudence, and mndea similar request
of him. Both declined peremptorily to retire.
It thereupon occurred to thorn to put tholr
cases In Agatha's fair. If somewhat ample,
hands.
Sho was much surprised, porplexod nnd em
barrassed when thoy presented thomsolves nnd
bluntly demanded that she should mako a
selection tlioro and then. She retorted that
Mm wouldn't marry either ono of them If ho
wero the last man In Bocky Fork, n remark
subsequently amended to read. " Beenuso sho
liked them both pretty, well, hut didn't know
whloh 0110 Bho was wllllug to tako for a llfo
partnor.'
"Ain't you over coin' to decide ?" asked the
suitors.
Agatha shook hor head.
"Docldo for yourselves." sho said with a
blush.
The sultots eyed eneh other,
, ',' Wo can't light, Boott?" began Josoph, doubt
fully. " Hardly," rcturnod Boott, positively; "wo'ro
friends."
"I'll tell you what wo can do." cried tho fer
tile 1 Josoph. lesrasslf, tho wlnnerof tiio first
fall to hut e Agatha!"
"Suits me," lutiiuiod Scott. "Agatha, will
youngreor"
At llrst she was Indignant. She wouldn't ho
wrestled for like u iiju or cow at thoSiibiun
fair, sho stormed. But tho suitors argued
thoy know of no other way of Bolting
tho quandary. Ho. In n calmer mood sho
hoBltatod. drew cabullstlo figures in the
road dust with her prehensile toes, nnd lliiully
consented. In a twinkling beott and Joseph
woro at It, catch-as-eatph-can. Up and dottn
the road they squirmed and twisted, panting
llkouxhuust pliK's. Agatha sat on tho grassy
road bank and at her ease watched tho mo
mentous struggle. Onee Joseph was nearly
Hung to the ground "Don't fall. Jool" shb
erioil, and it braced him up Instantly. Next
Sen t was on the tfirgeof an upset "Look out,
Hcottl" warneil Agatha That braced Scott
who exerted himself so mightily that Joseph
win Bent hi Inning and sprawling In thuiinst.
I liero he remained f..ra moment, dazed by tho
(nil and grlut at tho loss of, Agatha Scott,
llushed with exertion and triumph, advanced
toward thu young woman.
"I've won, AjmUib," said ho. awkwardly. But
Agatha heard him not. Hor eyes were tasteuM
npon tho vanquished, lying sullen and heart
sfekin the dust.
You'ro goln to marry mo now. ain't you?'
continued tho victorious Scott, growing boldor.
"I suppose so." she replied. Joseph roso to
his feet, bruBhod tho dust from his clothes, and
started down the road with never a backward
filanco nt tho victor or his prize. . Agatha loft
lor grassy seat, "Joo," sho called, feebly, Tho
vanquished paused butdld notlook toward hor.
"Scott Boblnsnn," sho burst forth. It was ft
shnmo for you to throw Joo that way, nnd I
halo you for It. so I do. I lmto you I hato you!
I won't marry you, bo 1 won't! Como baok
hero. Jool Ilovoyounnd I'll marry you. If you
want mo to. I didn't know who I loved till I
Bftw Scott throw you. Joo, hut 1 know now," ,
Tho lately vanquished, but now triumphant,
Joe wns at her sido In n flash nnd smiling
mooklngly upon tho nstoundod, rod-fncod Boott,
who could only gasp nnd pant at this extraor
dinary turn ot events. ...
" But you agreed to tako tho winner, Agatha,"
ho feebly remonstrated. Agatha brazened It
out,
"Don't caro If I did," sho retorted ; " I won't,
eotherol"
And ho dldn t.
NAOnUDKJl'S invnvKn 71 r TAltlir.
The Crime of the Fntlier of tho United
States Chief Justice.
Tho murder of John Mngrudor by Mlchaol
Taney, tho father of Chief Ju&tico Tanoy, has
just now been traced to Its correct dato, July 1,
1810. This cortalnty, from a deposition mado
at tho tlmoi cnnblos tho rocord-senrcher to sur
round tho old crime with Its associations.
Among these associations Is the auarent fact
that, whon his father was a tugitlvo criminal,
Bogor B. Taney was nn ntitl-slavury man.
Just before tho crime was committed Bogor
B. Tanoy said ut Froderlcktown, in tho defenco
of tho Bov. Jacob Grubor, " Wo aro prepared
to maintain the samo principles. A hard neces
sity cotnpols us to end uro the 0 tils of slavery
for n tlmo. Yot whllo It continues it is n blot on
our national eharactor. and every real lovur of
freedom confidently hopes that it will bo effectu
ally, though It must bo gradually, wiped away,
and earnestly looks for tho meanB by which
this ucoossary object may bo best attained.
And until it can bo accomplished, until tho tlmo
shall como when wo enn point without 11 blush
to tho langungo hold in tho Declaration ot In
dependence, ovory friend ct Immunity will seek
to lighten tho galling chain ot slavery."
It was the March boforo tho Mngrudor mur
der that ltotfcr B. Taney defended tho Bov.
Mr. Grubor, who had boon Indicted for insur
rection nnd rebellion In preaching n sermon
against the morality of slat ery. Taney's open
ing spoech Is probably tho only historical
bprooh hu over made before ho became Jack
sou's Cabinet ofllcer, somo thirteen years
later.
According to J?ile's Jlegiiter, Boger B, Tanoy
refused to sustain resolutions in tho Maryland
Legislature to put slavory into Missouri in
1820. Ho was then in tho Statu Senate at An
napolis, choson by tho olectornto, not tho poo
plo. Tho peoplo having refused to olect him
llrst from Caltort, next from Fredorick county,
ho was appointed among tbo Senatorial elec
tors who elucted tho legislative "upper houso "
und elected himself.
Tho application of Missouri to beeomo a Btato
was followed by tho resolution ot Jnmes Tull
mago of Now York forbidding slavery within
Missouri. Tho solid delegation of Now York
voted yea, and thus prepared tho way for Freo
Bolllsin under Martin Vim Burou. Tho slate
States called upon Maryland to assist them, and
William Piuknoy took his seat In tho Scnnto to
lead tho pro-slavery Bide, although in fresher
llfo he had anticipated Taney's excoriation of
slavory.
Tho Maryland Scnnto took up nnd nmended
tho House resolution by the words, "That tho
Senators and Boproscntatltcs from Maryland
in Congress bo requested to uso their utmost
endeavors to prevent tho prohibition ot slatory
from bolng required of Missouri us a condition
of itsndmission." This amendment . usimssed.
Then Mr. Cnrinlohacl offorcd a resolution de
clining to pass tho Houso resolution because
tho subject belonged exclusltoly to Congress.
This was defeated.
Tho passage of tho resolution as amended by
tho Seuato then camo up, and tho yeas and
nays were required.
Tho yeas wcro tho President of tho' Scnnto
and Senators Emerson, Gale, Harper, Howard,
Uughlett, Jackson, Magruderand Farnham.
Against tho resolution of Instructions were
Carmichaol, Crosay, Uollydny, Tanoy nnd West.
Nothing of this nppuarsln Tyler's ofMcial llfo
ot Tanoy, though tho author must havo known
It. Tho fact, therefore. Is that Tunoy, as a
Federalist, must havo been a United States
Bank man, that having boon a Federal meas
ure, yot ho, in Jackson's Cabinet, nssasslnutod
tho bank.
Ho also was. In 1820. an opponent ot tho ex
tension ot slatory oven to Missouri, and voted
against so Instructing tho Maryland delegation.
Yot, thirty-nino yearn afterward, ho pronounced
ItunconBtitutlonal to prohibit slavery In Kan
sas and Nebraska, even by the voto ot tho
peoplo.
Had ho changed his mind? No; ho hud
changed his employer nnd his party.
July 1, 1810. itlehttcd Tunoy. father of Chief
Justlco Tanoy, attacked at Taney's houso a
young neighbor named John Magrudor with a
dirk kulfu, nnd Mngrudor dlod of tho wound In
about four hours in Ids slayer's bouse, which
still fitauds on Patuxent Uiterat Battel Creek
landing.
The cause of tho crime, as appears from the
deposition of the only witness to it. Waltor W.
W iggen, wns a young woman who tt as tho sub
ject of Tanoy B jealousy whon his youthful
neighbor. Mngruder, beeamo also her admirer.
Tho aflldavitof Wiggcn says that ho and Mu-
8 ruder and one other person, Alfred Wood, took
inner with Tanoy, had wine, and inter wont
bathing. Taney remained on shore. On their
return to Tuney's house, "u conversation took
placo betwoon Michael Tanoy und John Magru
dor respecting a young lady, and John Mngni
dnr told thu said Tanuy Hint 'ho would opposo
him.' As soon as Mr. Magrudor made use ot
that expression Mr. Taney told him thoro wcro
girls enough, and that ho. Tnnoy. had bcon
there himself. Magrudor then repeated tho
above expression.
"Thon he, Tanoy, rose from his chair and
from thenco (the next room) brought a dirk and
presented it at Mtigruder's breast."
The aflldnvlt goes on to say that Mugruder
caught tho knife ond exhibited u pistol. Taney
said ho could show pistols, too. and from nn
othor room ho fetched two pistols. Thoy went
11110 ximey a yBtxi to ngni ran tno pistols nt
from ten to twelto foot. Each discovered then
that his opponent's pistol had no flint At tills
discovery Magrudor was amused, butold Tuner
became tho more enraged.
Tanoy threty Ills pistol away; ho drew tho
dirk and with it stabbed Magruder In tho right
breast. Magruder said. " You havo hurt me?'
lanoythuu discarded Ills knife, nnd taking
Magrudnr's rlslol said ho was sorry andjnit
his handkerchief to the wound andusslsted Ma
gruder into the houso.
Magrudor asked Walter Wiggcn to get n doc
tor lie brouglitaDr. Gautt. who staled with
Magrudor until ho died, presumably at night.
Thu Clork of Court of Cnlvert county, Gcorgo
W.Dpwell. now living, adds to thu uboto de
position tho statement that tho murdurer did
not remain bosldo Ills victim, but Immediately
fled across the Patuxent Blver. there somo two
miles wldo. and escaped to Virginia, where
ho died or met a violent death.
1 hree brothers of MnKrudor. named Alexan
der. Benjamin, and Howard, wanted ven
geance: tho brothers all lived on tho next traot
or plantation to Tiiney, divided only by the syl
van pools of Battel Creek.
,nen Taney had been secretly Interred at
nght in his garden, nfter having been hiiiiik
gled back dead, tho Mugrudoro oisuied tho
grato. and with his rudo tombstone battered
Taney s features In.
In seeking to pnlllato this Inhospitable slay
ing. It has boon said that Mugruder told Taney
thut tho young woinuii win Tain-y'n "tiout
hold lenian," Tho aflldiult abovo BCttlcs thu
particulars, and thu uixmunt or this crime
printed with falso mimes by Jnmes lluugerfnrd
In 18511. in n book ciilleii "Th Old Plantation,"
Is In the main continued.
MlehaelTauey was in 1810 not loss than 71
years ipf iige. for his sou ItogerB. Taney, tt ho
was the third child, was Wn March 17, 17(7.
Ho married my mother. Monica Brook. Hbout
17i0.' siiys Boger Tunoy Previous to that
Michael hud "finished his uduentlon" at St.
pinar and llruyes. in Plnnders. Hu was, thorn
fore, probably born morn than twenty years he
fore ho married, say 1747. Ho then committed
this murder concerning "a young lady" ut tho
ago of 70 to 72.
InBtoadof ailuol being fought In fair play,
tills was an assassination upon the lawn 01 the
murdurer. It it as a violation of Mlohnol Taney's
table and hoapltullty.
GEortoi Axkued TownsEND.
Amend nnd Waters Tie for the Brooklyn
Gun Club's Cup,
Amend and Waters tied yesterday for tha cup
awarded by tbe llrooklyn Gun Club, which is shot for
each mouth and fill beeomo the property of tbe
member whose sooro Is the highest the greatest sum
Iter of times each month during the rear. Tbe event
la a haudlcap, tno allowaucea being Baaed on tbe reo
orda of the sliooters during the past season, your
teen members competed in the stellar event yester
day, attar ts Itlch four open swaspstakes vara dsddsd.
The latter were wou by .Banla.W.lLXaompsoii, if,
A, Thompson and 11. Watara. -,
HHHHHHHHBnjava
SAMOA'SGREATUUKRICANE I "
xrxs'TS hf.calzki nr xataafa's no. I
ivnx most EXILE. M
The Dettraetlon of the Ameiicnn nnd Oer, H
man Warships in Apia Harbor, to Which H
Stevenson Ascribed the Founding of tb U '
Sloiiern Nnvy of the L'nlteil States, I
Far away In tho South Seas an old, depossi H
King Is waiting for tho word which shall r.-Mor, H
him to his homo, It not to his throne, In Samoa,
after a btttor cxllo of four years. Tho three H
powers that guide Samoan affairs, England. H
Oormany. nnd tho United States, havo agios! I
to his return, and already Matnafu's onlerol re, H
leaso Is on Its way to him in tho Marshall IM fl
anils. To Americans this Samoan namurnar I
moan HtUe. yet it was through Mataafa that ten H
years ago this nation and Germany wero ontht H
vorgo of war, whon tho great Samoan hurricane H
mado wreokogo of tho warships In Apia harbor. H
From Bobort Louis Btovonson's "AFootnoti H
to History," written In Samoa, tho following Hj
facts nro condonpod: H
By tho machinations ot tho Germans. Tam- Hj
&B0B0. a puppet, had bcon declared King. M4. M
tan fa. supported by a strong Samoan party, lmd H
recourse to arms against Tamaseso's Govern- I
mont. Tho Germans camo to his nsalHtnno H
and set nn armed forco ashore from Die ttar H
ships, nnd thoro was a battlo In which flfty-Mi H
Germans toll. Mataafa, summoned on board
of tho Gorman tuirshlp Adler, declined to H
go. Martial law wns declared, nml an English I
vessel was searched for contraband of war. H
Moreover, certain territorial rights of la H
Americans and British suffered Infringement. H
nnd tho Americans in particular were ttrmh.
for thn Germans had boen for some time enr- A
rytng matters with too high n hand in n dor- H
eminent siipposod to ho subject equally to tt
British, Gorman, and Amorlean control Throat H
American Bhlps nnd three German ships fneej IE
each other grimly In Apia Bay, whllo one llrit- H
Islislilp looked on, not with Indifference Ones
tho German gun-ports hud been lottered-niil RJ
put up again. Tho temper of tho American I
sailors was far from peaceful. War hung on a I
hair-trigger, and thon camo tho hurricane. H
Tho ships in Apia Bay.in March. INHlt. were H
tho Nipslc, Yandnlla and Trenton, American, H
under Bear Admiral Kimbcrley; the Adler, H
Ebor'and Olgn. Gormnn, under Capt Frltr.s, HJ
and tho Calliope, British, under Capt Knni. H
On March 15 there wns n drop In the barometer H
to warn thn boldest of ships off a lee shore, hut HJ
fighting blood was up, nnd, blow high or blow H
low. tho Americans and Germans lay sullenly BJ
at anchor, oach dotormlnod not to lenvo tho tiny H
to tho othor, though destruction rose In their Hj
pntli. With Capt. Kano there was less reason HJ
for staying, but he, too, stuck to his an- HJ
chorngo. By daybreak of March 10 U19 W
vessels In tho llttlo bottlo-shnpcd harbor vera HJ
plunging in a fearful sea. In thu narrow en- HJ
franco to tho harbor tho Trenton was holding H
hor position. Inside Amorica nnd Germany HJ
had como together in an unforeseen mnnncr, HJ
for tho Adlor and Nipslc, in thoso contracted M
quarters, had bumped, nnd tho Olgn. too, had H
rubbed ngalnst tho Adler. All hnd suffered, H
though not soriously; but the third Gormna H
fihlp. tho Ebcr. hnd dragged her anchor, striuk BJ
n coral reef, and gono down with nil on board V
save four, who cscapod. Seventy-six were ffl
drowned. An hour later tho Nipslo drove la n
clear of the reef and beached on n Band spit. HJ
somo of her crow being lost In tho nttompt to HI
get ashore. HJ
Next came tho Adler. for noanchor could hold ffl
ngninst such a sea. Straight down upon tha W
reef, where already tho bodlesof tho Eber's un- H
tortunntes wero being battered on the coral.shs Hj
bore; but. moro fortunate tlmn her slstorshlp. HJ
sho wns lifted clean up upon tho reof, whore she HJ
lay with broken back, flung so high that la U
cnlm weather tho swoll barely dampons her HJ
skeleton. On shore Mataafu's men wcro under H
arms, but In this oxtrcmlty of their foes thoy HJ
camo gallantly forward to help In tho rescue. H
nnd did yeoman work. Thoy reachod tho wreck HJ
by the most valiant efforts and brought back a HJ
line, but it was broken, and not until the follow- HJ
lngday wero the ercw rescued by llfo linos. HJ
Twenty had been lost. H
Menntimo tho Calliope, menaced by tho drift- HJ
Ing Vnndnlla and tho Olga. both of which were HJ
dragging their anchors, cast looso, and staking HJ
everything on tho power of her engines, made HJ
for tho open sen. Literally foot by foot she HJ
forged ahead In tho tooth of tho racing moun- HJ
tains of waves and found tho Trenton In her HJ
way. Of what followed Stevenson writes: HJ
"In tho fairway of tho entrance tho flagship H
Trenton still held on. Her rudder was broken. H
hor wheel carried awny; within sho was flooded H
with water from tho peccant hawsoplpcs; she H
had just mado tho signal 'fires extinguished' HJ
and lay helpless awaiting tho Inevitable end. HJ
Between this melancholy hulk nnd the exter-
nnl reef Kane must find a path. Steering
within fifty yards of tho rocf (for which she HI
was actually beaded), nnd her foroynrd pass- Uj
Ing on tho other hand over tho Trenton's H
qunrter as sho rolled, tho Calllopo steered H
between tho rival dangers, camo to the wind 9
trlumphnntly, and was onco moro pointed m
fortho sea and safety. Not often In navnl his- ID
tory was there a moment of moro sickening
peril, nnd It was dignified by Ono of those lnel- H
dents thnt reconcile tho chronicler with his H
otlierwlsonbhorront task. From tho doomed HJ
flngshlp tho Americans hailed thn success of I
the English with nehoor. It was led by thn old H
Admiral in person, rang out over tho storm H
with holiday vigor, nnd was answered by tha HJ
Calllopo with an omotlon easily conceived." HJ
It was In roforonco to this gallant courtesy
that Capt. Kane, on his return with tho only
Bhlp which survtted tho hurricane, wroto to
Admiral Klmberloy nnd received tho reply:
"Wo could not havo been gladder If It had
been ono of our ships, for In a time like that
blood Is thicker than wnter.'"
Tho Trenton was near her doom. Shortly
after the Calliope fought her way out thn Vua
dnllu crashed upon tho reef and settled, her
Captain nnd forty-two of her men being swept
otorboard. Tho Trenton parted her cables at 3
o'clock In tho afternoon of tho 10th nnd bore
down toward tho samo spot, not directly,
but staggering llko a drunken giant, to
tno distress of the Olga, which dodgod
tho blggor ship as best sho could; but
though skilfully handled, sho could not
avoid tho Amerloan, and thoy came to- m
gcthor. Undor steam and sail tho German H
Captain beached his ship safely on sand. The H
Trenton, going slowly, approached tho Van- H
dalia and by means of rockets got ropes to the H
mon on her slstor ship's masts and took thorn H
off before sho herself settled alongsldo the
Vandnlla and pounded thoro. Only ono man HJ
was lost from thu Trouton, and It was nluiruo- H
terlstlo of tho American Admiral's spirit that HJ
ho hod up tho band and scut tho strains of HJ
"Hull Columbia" blaring through thn storm. HJ
On tho morning of March 17 Mntaafa's war-
rlors wore again forward In thu work of rescue, BJ
for which both America und Gormnn vrow.trdei H
them with gifts later on. But now there wer HJ
chances of trouble again. Thn Americans and HI
Germans wore together on the bench Not B
cteu tho torrlblo o.xi.urlunco of tho hui rioatis HI
and tho fate of their comrades and wrecked BD
warships had subdued tholr fighting blood. H
Admiral Klmberloy formed camp, had his B
quarter sontlnollod. and gate strict orders that
any man disregarding a challenge should b H
shot dead. Furthermore ho gavo notice that BJ
he would destroy tho atook of any saloonkeoper ME
selling lluuor to an American sillor. As most
ofthe eafoons woro Gorman, tins caused the
German Consul to grumhlo. but It was doutV
lesH only by such measures thut tho eastawnis
woro shipped out of Suraoa without having done
that which might hato Plunged tholr nations
into war. Stetenson ends ids account of these
haiiienlngs In these words: , ,
The su-eallud hurricane of Maroh 10 mad
thus a marking epoch In world history: directly
and at onco it brought about tho congress and
treaty of Berlin; Indirectly, and by a process
still continuing. It founded the modern navy of
the States. Coming years and othor historians
Will declare tho Influence of that." ,
As for Mataafa, he became joint niler with
Laupepn, while tho German puppet, TamaiefS,
was doprlvod of his rule and cost aside to die
of a broken hourt, Gorman supremacy wu
thing of tho past, Butln 1H0I1 Mataafft'speor'
again roso In urms over some Intricacy of fia
moan politics; the throo nations unltod against
him. oud rather than that his people's blood
should be shed he surrendered himself to ex
ile Now ho returns at thn petition of all par
ties in Samoa, to Und his friend and the histo
rian of his peoplo, Bobort Iouil Stevenson. Ij
ing lu Mount Vaca, at tho end of the Uoadu
LovingUearta. built by tha toll t IE araUtd
UlimiMnilj
aW a
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