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VOL. XIX., NO. 104.
It is quite unnecessary to parboil
f Marriott's Queen Hams, as they are
mild enough for frying, baking ot
I broiling, without freshening. There ii
F| just salt enough in them, but NOT TOO
f Try Oae—For Sale Eveiywliere.
vVi «M»00 roll* new and elegant style* »apsr
i kanglags. Depot Star MlxtrfPainL
W - 11* Commercial Street. Seattle, Weak.
[ Gordon Hardware Co.
Door Handles, Locks, Butts,
Sash Fasts, Drawer Pulls, etc.
All the latest designs in pat
tern and finish.
For hand or foot power,
Blacksmith and Machinist
Tools, Drills, Screw Plates,
Bolt Cutters, etc.
Catalogue of aboye mailed
•n application.
MOD Hardware da.,
HTQ ATA TkV i* prettilv situated
UIOAJUiVI/I on excellent liarboi
directly at the mouths of the famotu
Bkapit and rivers.
TTTQ AT A TIV has more natural re
\Jl. OilJiAl' I sources tributary to
It than any other town on the Lower
ryva A T A TiV i® the natural outlet
UIoAJjAUI for the world-re
nowned Skagit and Btillaguamish valleys.
The marvelous wealth of this region is
•imply astonishing. There are inexhaust
ible quantities of the linest timber. There
is a large agricultural country whose fer
tility cannot le equalled. There is coal
andiron in unlimited quantities. There
•w lead and silver mines as rich as they
aw numerous. There ara mountains of
the best lime and marble, and the finest
quality of asbestos. There is an aggrega
tion of wealth sufficient to aupport mil
lions. It win all have to go to tide water,
as it is developed, and the harbor at Utsa
»*dy is not only the safest haroor in the
Vicinity, but the nearest and most con
veniently reached.
steadily on the MERITS of the place.
Large improvements are being made,
Jtreets graded, residence and businesa
ttlocks are going up, another new hotel is
ready to accomodate the public, the tJtsa
*dy .Vwj will be issued from its new office
this week, and the spirit of progress is
nanilesting itself in thousands of other
TTTS iT, A HV wiU *>• the terminus
j -*■ X of the ITtsalady, Mc*
Murray & Eastern Railroad, connecting
with the N. P. system at Lake McMurray;
•nd a line from Stan wood (only six miles
tast) will bring the Great Northern into
Lij>aiady. I<oolc at your map; study tb«
Btuation intellieontfy, ami you will cast
four lot with I tsalady. Lota and acres
tor sale now on easy terms. Special in
ducements to those who will build at once,
tree sites for manufacturing. Writs for
% "O# *E» ONI) STREET.
Hire fhanee to Home Seekers.
You can purchase FINE FRUIT LAND
jJjjVIKE LAND in tract* from S to 40
* a *°« adjoining the thriving town of
wrning, Tehama county, Cai., at fV) per
J®®, one-third down, balance in two or
"■••e years; interest at S per cent, per an
jKun. The Corning Irrigation Pitch runs
opoaph these lands. Capacity 3,2ooinches.
Orrespondenee solicited. Address
| toiwsai lAUfOENU,
"£fET W. P. Boyd & Co. "™ EBT "
HOSIERY! Hundreds of ladies are taking ad- HOSIERY'
vantage of our
P» ir K"" "ALBERT" FABT BLACK The best line of
anteednottocock Fast Black Hose in
or fade in washing. HOSIERY SALE! the market
We want erery Woman, Girl and Boy in Seattle to have at least one pair of
the "Albert" Fast Black Hose, then we will be sure
you will wear no other.
ladies* Fist Black Hos<| !se, 25c, 35c, We, 50a 60c, 75c, SI.OO.
Misses' aid Boys' Fast Black Hose 115 c, 25c, 40c, 50c, 60c, 75c.
The above prices will be continued throughout the season. But would sug
gest that you make your selections now while all
the lines are complete.
oim To make room for our tremend- all
CLOSING SALE ous large stock of Fostsr Kid °™ buttoh
GLOVES which will arrive about m niTnr(
ok March i, we are cutting the prices H||| ( Y | (|l'H \
KID GLOVES W. P. Boyd & Co. J™
For the next 89 days I will gire the following extraordinary price
end terms on lota in
Lot* $125 each; slocash, balance $5 per month, It desired.
All lots cleared and level.
Good schools.
Good sidewalka.
Good water.
Room 17, W. T. I. Block,
Cor. Second and Oherry Sts.
Made up and to order in imported Penangs, Cheviot, Madras
and Silk.
Imperial Clothing House,
902 FRONT ST. T. M. RASIN, Manager.
Don't buy a Baby Buggy until yon see onr
\ With the Patent Wheel. No lints to screw on,
r no wrench necessary and no wheel to come off;
no extra pri« \ and the finest line ever shown
A flne line Trnn,,iS and Valises jnst re
celved that we are selling at bedrock prices.
Golden Rule Bazaar
"The Plate Front"
Decorated Vase Stand lamps, complete $i oo
Decorated Vase Lamp and Shade to match i 75
Piano Lamp, complete .... 6 5®
Piano Lamp, with Aurora Burner, complete (a bargain) S 00
Oecidental Block, Second and Vesler Avenue.
* k . m ii| ,nd Itß 'road Work. ArrhumunU *t*rk a «»r*cU>ty- _
Wotki lajaT TO - ?' Utt Da fioct,Smua Vnk.
Senate Silver Bill Reported Un
favorably to House.
Appropriation for Purchase of Fort
Orchard Site Cut to SIO,OOO.
Ki-Govsrasr Charles Foster, of Ohio
Appointed Secretary of the Treasury
—Democrats Oppose Nicaragua Canal
In Senate—Filibustering in House.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb. 21.—The adverse re
port of the majority of the Ilotfse coinage com
mittee on the hfeuate free coinage bill, says in
"Under the present act |54,000.000 annually is
being added to the volume of the currency of
the country iu the form of treasury notes for
bullion purchased. This largely exceeds the
contraction in the way of retirement of bank
notes, and in ten years would at the same rate
gradually add to the volume of the currency,
above the amount .>f bank notes, should they all
be retained, $360,000,000. The secretary of the
treasury states that the amount of the surplua
of silver in the world, above the amount used in
the arts and coinage, in all other countries than
thol'uitcd States wa.«, ior IH.XB, 139,500,000. If
this estimate is correct, under the present law
theic is a provision for using the world's sur
plus, which is ail that unlimited coinage could
accomplish. It is said, however, that the de
mand of the present law does not call for
all the silver surplus, and that there is
now "bearing" the market 15,000,000 ounees,
which is sufficient to keep-down the price of sil
vei to its present selling figure. Whether these
15,000,000 ounces arc likely to remain a threat to
the market, or whether they are used by design
ing persons as a temporary means to depress the
price, is a matter upon which intelligent per
sons who have appeared before the committee
diner. This can be determined by a contiuuance
of the present policy of buying uo more than the
4,'100.000 ounces monthly providing for bvthe
existing law. If the pressure of the 15,000,000
ounces is continued only for the purpose of ef
fecting some change in the legislation, it will
soou be permitted to go its way: if, on the other
hand, it is an actual excess over the demand, it
will be easy at any future time for <-ongrcss to
provide for its absorption into the volume of the
Treasary notes issued under the present law
are legal tender. This Is the highest
function that could be given silver under
free coinage, so that under the existing law we
have provision for the use of all silver that
would be brought to the mints under free coin
age (assuming the world's surplus to be as al
ready stated). The money issued has all the
legal qualities and purchasing powers of coined
money, and in addition is confined practically
to the American product, so the United States is
out of all the danger so strenuously insisted
upon by many |>ersons, of the flooding of our
market with the silver of the world. The pres
ent law, at the time of its passage, was declared
by many ardent supporters of free coinage to be
satisfactory. The conditions are substantially
the same as then. If the present law, when
passed, promised to all intents and purposes the
use of the American product and authorized the
issue of money as good for all purposes as coined
silver, it is not now evident to the committee
wherein it has failed in its promise, nor where
it is in the future likely to fail to accomplish
that desirable end.
Teat and Turpfe Violently Oppose the
Nicaragua Canal Bill.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb. 21.—The sundry civil
appropriation bill was reported.
The Nicaragua canal bill was taken up and
Morgan addressed the Senate in defense of Ed
munds, referring to the misunderstanding as to :
the amount of capital stock subscribed for by
the construction company (it appearing in the
committee's report as He said he
had a telegram from the president of the com
paying, saying that it was misprint for 91,000,000.
Commenting on Vest's references to the Clay
ton Bulwer treaty, Morgan asked whether sena
tors were to take ofl' their hats to Victoria, and
say "By leave of your majesty." -'That, he said,
was not the American view of the question.
It bad not been BO ssuce the davs of President*
Monroe, and never would be. Not a move had
ever been made iu the Senate in the direction
which the bill aimed at, that had not been met
by somebody with a threat of the Clavton-Bul
wer treaty. He was tired of it. The subsidy
argument was totally irrelevant becanse the
United States would never have to pay a dollar
of it. The bill did not infringe on a'uy of the
conditions of the treaty. Uc repudiated that
treaty as having been a fraud at the time it was
made, and having been ruthlessly and auda
ciously violated by the British government since
that time.
Vest said there could not be a more unfavor
able time for such a bill, when the Farmers'
Alliance were demanding legislation considered
visionary. It would never do to refuse that
legislation and at the same time guarantee 9100,-
00(1,000 of the bonds of a corrnany organised in
New York to be spent on foreign" territory, and
in the employment of Jamaica negroes, "dagos,"
Indians and Chinamen. >
Turpie st>oke against the bill, declaring him
self against any subsidy schemes.
Stewart's amendments providing that the
chief of engineers of the armv shall have super
vision and control of the canal was disagreed to,
23 to 25. The bill then went over without
The conference report on the navy appropria
tion bill was agreed to. Adjourned.
Charles Foster, of Ohio, to be secretary of the
treasury; Msrtin A. Knapp. of New York, to be
interstate commerce commissioner.
Democratic Filibustering Continued-
Bill Fixing .fudges' Salaries Passed.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb.2l.-In tbe House this
morning there was a stormy time over the ap
proval of the journal. Pithian and Springer
insisted on having it read in full, and several
Democrats protected vigorously against the
action of the speaker in counting them to make
a quorum yesterday. Turner of t.eorgia said he
had voted for the yeas and nays, and then left
the House in as dignified a manner as possible.
McKinley got the floor and would not yield to
any of the Democrats and a tremendous uproar
ensued, in the midst of which Spinola, placing
a strip of paper on his shoulder, threateningly
turned that shoulder toward the Republicans.
The acting speaker pro tem (Payson) called
him to order.
Finally the journal was approved and the
Senate bill tiling the salaries of United states
district Judge* at |.%IW> was taken up, with Me-
Millms amendment to reduce the salaries to
M.UJO. and I>. J. Taylor's amendment that the
present salaries be increased Ijoo. Both were
defeated ami the bill passed.
The House went into committee of the whole
of the postoflice appropriation bill, after voting
dowu a motion by ilolman to adjourn After
considerable discussion the bill was laid aside
with H favoraMe recommendation.
« annon called up the deficiency appropriation
bill, but aster n loot discussion as to the limita
tion oi debate the committee rose and the House
ndj urned without disposing of the iKJStoOii'e
appropriation bill.
The New Secretary of the Treasury-An
Anti-Silver Man
WASHINGTON i ITV, Feb. 21.- The president to
day rioiuiuated Charles Foster, of Ohio, to be
act ret&ry of the treasury.
The nomination of ex Governor Foste-, of
Ohio, to be secretary ot the treasury, is favorably
received about the capitoL He is, it is said,
thoroughly iu accord wrh the president's finan
cial policy, and a eonservat.ve man whose
oj.ir.iors are ail favorable to a sound and stable
currency. Republicans pent rail v expressed
themselves as well satisfied with the president s
s.'le*Don, and tLose l>«'miierats wuo were seen
said they ha i nothing to.vsr it, consider
n>g that The president had the right to select ad-
'.ser* tuaceord with bit policy. McKialey said
"Foster will demonstrate the wisdom of the
j resident s •election. He is S"uud on finance,
ana an able man." * '
NKW SORK, Feb. 21.—Ex-<»overnor Foster was
ome.a. Iv notified of his appointment as secre
tary oi the treasury by a dispatch this aiternoon
lroin President ilarnson. W hen asked for hia
views <>n the financial question he mid to a re
porter: "I am in accord with tne president and
his party, and my j.oUcy will be the same as
Wi- ioms, as tarns !cnn see now. lam in ac
cord further with the president and party in the
effort to increase the trade of the country
through reciprocity treaties. 1 am a firm i.nw
trctiouwt and a strung advocate of the restora
tion of our forei*n shipping mtereata."
itharisa foster vu ben near I'UBn,
April 12, ISJS, and was educated at Norwalk
academy. He became a merchant and was suc
cessful, and although he took an interest in
Pontics he held no office till Ihto. when he waa
V, con P rp f and re-elected three times,
glvinjt »>tthc same time a Democratic
majority on the general ticket. While he was a
member of the committee on ways and means
J M .' c,ive in bringing to lijjht the Sanborn
contract frauds, anil took part In the movement
that resulted in the repeal of the moietv laws,
lie wus elected governor of Ohio in IK9 and re
elected in lfctsl. During his gubernatorial terms
inere was widespread excitement in the state on
ine question of liquor laws, and two constitu
tional amendments suggested by Governor Fos
ter in his messages were submitted to the
Changes Made hjr the Senate Committee
—World's Fair Economy.
Washington City, Feb. 21.-The sundry
civil appropriation bill was reported to the Sen
ate today. Among the changes are the follow
ing: Increasing by the limit of cost for
the Han Francisco postoffiee site, and extending
to f.'iv,ooo the limit of cost of the Los Angeles
public building. The amount for buildings for
military posts is #BOO,OOO, increased from
s*>9o,ooo. The. appropriation for sur
vey of public lands is reduced
#J.i,OOO, and provision is made for the
survey of "No Man's Land." The appropriation
for tbe topographic survey is reduced from
$32f»,000 to $200,000. The House provisional
amendment to prevent the institution of reve
nue prosecutious for the sake of fees has been
stricken out, and in its place is inserted a re
quirement that no such prosecutious shall be
brought except upon the sworn application of a
revenue colic-tor or deputy, approved by a
V nlted States district juduc.
Radical changes are made in the World's
fair appropriations. That made for the govern
ment exhibit is reduced from |U30,000 to f300,000,
and permission to spend sao.ouo of this
for a Latin-American department is
stricken out. The unexpended balance
appropriated by the act of April 25,
IS9O, is rcappropriated for the purpose oi" aiding
the government exhibit solely, except that from
it inay be paid salaries for the current fiscal
year. In place of the .specific appropriations
made for salaries by the House, the sum of $40,-
fliX) is appropriated, to be expended under ap
proval of the secretary of the treasury. A new
proviso is inserted: "And the several sums
herein appropriated for the World's exposition
shall be deemed a part of the sum of $1,500,000,
the limit of liability of the United States on ac
count thereof, fixed by the act of April 2-3,1800."
1 here hre a few amendments of interest to the
Pacific coast. For Turn point light station and
fog signal, Washington, $1.~>, 000 is appropriated,
and the same amount for removing buoys from
Tongue point and Astoria and the construction
of a wharf at the latter point. Oregon is placed
on the same footing with Washington with re
gard to increased survey rates.
Senate Cnta Down Appropriation for
Purchase of Site to SIO.OOO.
Washington Ctty, Feb. 21.—[Special.]—The
naval appropriation bill was conMdered in con
ference today, and an appropriation of $25,000 to
purchase a site of 200 acres for a dry dock at Port
Orchard was cut down to (10,000.
Engineer* Report on Hydraulic Mining.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb. 21.— Th6 secretary of
war today submitted to congress the report of
the commission of army engineers which in
vestigated the raining debris question in Cali
fornia. The report says:
Hydraulic mining can be prosecuted without
injury to farming lands or rivers in the mining
region of the Klamath and its tributaries. The
navigation of rivers in the Sacramento valley,
it says, has been injured by hydraulic mining
through the deposit of vast quantities of mining
debris in the valleys oi tne Sacramento ana
Feather rivers, in addition there are vaat de
posits of material which will be carried down
during floods, and eventually loat in these
streams. It is proposed to improve the rivers,
first, by restraining the debris now
lodged in the canons of the Yuba
and Bear, aud in the plains below, by
dams and other restraining means; second, by
contracting the width of the rivers by brusn
wing-dams in their beds. The system of re
straint will be continued until the rivers in
their improved condition can carry the material
brought down. Estimates for these improve
meuts are: Feather river, wing-dams, $»X).000;
Sacramento river, wing-dams, 1300,000; dam on
Yuba river at Dezucrns point, from *OOO,OOO to
1610,000, according to height: dam on Bear river
at Van Giesens, $l- r >o,000; restriction works on
the Yuba, below the foothills, 1300,000, and
120,000 annually for maintaining navigation on
the Feather.
Congress Forgets Utah Courts.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb. 21.—[Special.]—The
secretary of the treasury today sent a letter to
congress, calling attention to the fact that the
general deficiency bill did not contain an item
of about 92.000 for expenses of the territorial
courts of Utah, and recommending that an
appropriation be made. Only about 9476 remains
In this fund.
Pies for Benlcla Ordnance Factory.
WASHINGTON CrrY, Feb. 21.—[Special.]—Sen
ator Stanford today presented the resolutions of
the San Francisco Board of Trade, calling upon
congress to approve the report of officers regard
ing an ordnance factory at Benicia, and asking
that an appropriation for it be made.
Looking After His Pension.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb. 21.—[Special.]— George
Hazzard, of Tacoma, secretary of the Democratic
state central committee of Washington, is in
Washington City.
No Change In Senator Hearst's Condition.
WASHINGTON CITY, Feb. 21.—Senator Hearst's
condition is reported to be without change.
Typhoid Fewer Laughs at Silent Prayer
—Death the Result of Faith.
DES MOINES, Feb. 21.— Much interest is felt
here in the investigation of the death of Will
iam Protzman, who, it was alleged, died under
Christian science treatment. Protzman was 24
years old and had good health until l>ecember 17
last, when he was attacked with colic, which
grew into typhoid fever. The jury found he
had received no medical treatment except
"silent prayer;" that dietary rules were disre
farded, and that he WHS otherwise neglected,
he conclusion of the jury is that Protzman
came to his death by reason of the practicing
upon him of the teaching of an association of
persons calling themselves "Christian Scien
tist®," and from no other cause. The jury
further says that, in their opinion, Protzman
would have lived had proper treatment been
given him. It is expected arrests will be mads
later on.
Evidently Thinks Kansas Government
Can Be Run Without Money.
TOPEK A, Kan., Feb. 21.—Only eleven more
days of the present session of the legislature re
main. None of the appropriation bills haa been
passed and only three bills of any character have
reached the governor.
New York Sugar Octopus Troubles.
NEW YORK, Feb. 21.—Judge Cullen. of the
Kings county supreme court, has granted orders
to show cause on May 16,«*'hy the corporation!
in this state forming the sugar trust should not
be dissolved. The state feenate investigating
committee examined Henry Oflerman, formerly
treasurer of the Brooklyn Sugar Company. Hit
refinery h&d paid as high as 15 per cent, divi
dend before going Into the trust. Francis Mat-
of Jersey City, refused to state the pro
tits paid by the old trust into the new.
Boomers Rash Into the Cherokee Strip.
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., Feb. 21— Another pre
mature invasiou of the Cherokee strip began
today with every prospect of continuing, unlese
stopped hy troo|>s. More than 200 families
crossed the line and dispatches from South
Havana, Caldwell and Kiowa state that the
invasion seems general all along the border. It
is estimated that 3.*00 persons entered the »trip
Rhode Island Electa a Congressman.
PROVIDENCE. R. 1., Feb. 21— The election for
comrressman for the second district, in the
House today, was very tame. Arnold refused to
run and the Republicans generally refrained
from voting. I*«tfe, Democrat, was elected.
Rain and Snow Benefit California, i
PAN FRANCISCO. Feb. 21.—A general rain ha»
fallen ali over the state during the day, with
prospects of continuing all night. As far as re
ported the rain has done no damage, anc! farm
ers are now assured of plentiful crops. Heavy
snow in the mountains will also be oi great
benefit to the miners.
Return of An Old Faearlte.
The stock of clothing in the store situated in
the Butler block, Second street, near James,
and owned by the Chicago Clothing Company,
has been purchased by I. Harris, the well-known
clothier, at 50 cents on the dollar and will be sold
accordingly, ljook out for the gigantic aale to
take place in a few days.
Overcoats at coat, we mean just what we Mf.
Imperial Clothing Home
Soldiers Bear Gen. Sherman's
Body to the Grave.
The Veteran's Grizzled Comrades Fire
a Farewell Volley.
A Sorrowful Army Marches Through
the Streets of St. Louis, Kseortlng
the Dust of the Conqueror—The Gen
eral's Son Reads the Catholle Service.
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21.— St. Louis today bade an
impressive farewell to General Sherman. For
the first time in several days the sun shone out
gloriously, but its rays fell upon a city draped in
mourning. The hearts of the people were sad
denea, and with one accord all manner of men
abandoned their earthly pursuits and assembled
along the line of the funeral procession to do
homag% to the honored dead. It was a soldier's
funeral, the funeral of a general, but not alone
of one whose last journey waa attended with
honors due his rank, but of an officer beloved by
the army and honored by the people. For miles
the streets were lined with a solid wall of peo
ple, standing at least a dozen deep. The grief of
those in the procession was not alone genuine,
but apparent to everyone.
The dead general's comrades of Ransom Post
marched in a hollow square about the caisson,
and every face wore that solemn look which
said too plainly for words, "I have lost a
Following the caisson was a handiul of the
old Thirteenth infantry, Sherman's first com
mand in the war, a small and grief-stricken body
of men, following their oldVader over a road
which they too must travel at no very dis
tant day. There were besides thousands of vet
erans of the war, members of the Grand Army,
old and grizzled comrades in arms of the dead
general. Slowly they walked, and only too
plainly was it written that the ravages of time
were fast depleting their ranks. Yet none of
them were so old or feeble that they would ad
mit, even to themselves, that they were taxing
their strength in followiug Sherman to Calvary,
even as they had followed him to Savannah.
While there was no order, in the full sense of
the word, the jam of people coming in from the
various intersecting streets when the procession
started was something terrible. On Pine street
alone it was estimated there were gathered over
100,000 people. Marching through Pine street
the magnificence of the military display waa
best seen. Truly it was Just what the old hero
wanted—a military funeral. The heavy rumble
of artillery, the clatter of cavalry horses' hoofs
on the pavement, mingled with the clang and
jingle of the sabre and spar, and steady tramp,
tramp of infantry, as the column passed, made a
spectacle never to be forgotten.
The train carrying the remains of General
Sherman left Indianapolis last night at 11 p. m.
and members of the party retired for the night
soon after. When Terre Haute was reached, at
12:07 a. m., their slumber was disturbed by
heavy discharges of a battery saluting the train.
Notwithstanding the hour 2,000 people were at
the station, and another stop of an hour wss
All through the rest of the night the train
sped on. Just after sunrise, at \ andalia, 111.,
the heavy discharge of cannon awakened all on
the train. A stop of twenty minutes was made
to afford the peo;le a chance to see the casket
At every little cro i s road, as the train neared
here, were groups of people. All stood uncovered,
as the train passed. This mark of respect was
universal during the entire trip from New York.
East St Louis was reached at 8:15. A large
crowd, mostly railroad men, was gathered here.
After a few momenta' stop the train started
across the bridge.
Flags all over the city were at half-mast.
Many of the buildings and stores were draped in
mourning, and black-framed portraits of the
dead general could be seen in numberless win
dows. Business in the city was entirely sus
pended, and the streets filled with neople.
The day was all that could be far as
sunshine and cool, clear air w«t3c>; but
the streets were very muddy from the recent
rainstorms. To this storm is due largelv the
meager mourning decorations. At the union
depot and in all the streets in the vicinity im
mense crowds of people were assembled.
The funeral train arrived at 8:30. As it crossed
the bridge a salute from a battery announced
its approach. Emerging from the tunnel the
train was compelled to proceed slowly while the
police cleared the track of people.
When the train reached tne platform Governor
Francis, who was there with his staff and mem
bers of the reception committee, paid his re
spects to Generals Scbofieldand Howard and the
other military officers accompanying the funeral
party. After an exchange of greetings it was
announced that everything was in readiness for
the funeral procession.
Meanwhile the military were moved into posi
tion. The caisson on which the body was to be
borne was standing in readiness. It was drawn
by six bay horses, the riders of which were men,
who worked the Hotchkiss gun at the massacre
of Wounded Knee, in the recent Indian war.
The body-bearers were eight sergeants, four
from the Seventh cavalry and four from Battery
E, of the First artillery.
In front of the caisson was the Twelfth infan
try. from Fort Leavenworth, drawn up in line.
Facing the depot on the opposite side of the
street was Ramson post, G. A. R., which acted
as guard of honor. The horse that was led be
lied the caisson, equipped with the dead gen
eral's saddle, bridle, boots and spurs, was a
biack one belonging to Troop D, of the Seventh
All the flora! pieces were placed in an open
barouche, to be taken to the cemetery.
At 10:30, General Merritt, chief marshal, and
stafl" arrived. The carket then was received
from the car, anrt as It was placed on the cnis
son the Twelfth infantry presented arms and
the band played a dirjr. Many of those assem
bled were touched by the si«nt, and veterans
and comrades of the dead general could have
been seen weeping on all sides. General How
ard and General Slocum were so overcome they
could not speak for nereral minutes.
The order to march was then given, and in
fantry companies wheeled iutoline and marched
to Eleventh street, followed by the caisson, on
either side of which 400 members of Hansom
had arranged themselves.
Next came members of the Pherman family
and people wiio had come with them from New
York, in carriages.
The procession divided into six divisions. It
was composed of the regular military as escort,
provided by the regular army regulations, Craua
Army posts, the Loyal Legion, Sons of Veterans,
civic societies, state militia of Missouri and
Ohio, members of the legislature from Missouri.
Illinois aud Kansas, governors of states and
tbeir staffs, and unorganized bodies of citizens
in carriages and on foot.
The route of the procession from the depot to
Calvarv, a distance of nearly eight miies, was
through some of the principal streets and ave
nues of St. LouK The windows of nearly, all
building!* were tilled with spectators, aud 'the
sidewalks were crowded with a struggling mass
of humanity.
The entrance to the cemetery was by the rear.
Most of the troops remained outside the ceme
tery. It wss S.;W when all who had been as
signed to places took their positions about the
open grave, which was lined inside with line*.
A short distance to the south was the Thir
teenth infantry, to the cast members of the «*.
A. K. and directly around it, to the uorth, were
frouped Senator Sherman, thf Misses Sherman,
T. r-herman, Colonel Hovt Sherman, Lieuten
ants Thackeray and Fit/h and their wives,
Judge and Mrs. P. W. Ewine. General and Mrs.
Thomas Ewitig, General and Mrs. Nelson A.
Miies, Secretary and Mrs. Noble, .Secretary and
Mrs. Rusk, Assistant Secretary Grant, ex-Presi
dent Hayes. General M. schofieid, General How
ard, General t-locuni and others.
After all had taken positions the eight ser
geants acting as bod* guards lifted the casket
from the caisson and bore it reverently to the
jtrave. when all that was mortal of General
Sherman was lowered to it* Inst resting place.
The casket was draped with flsgs and was bare
of anv floral t.lbute.
Ihe services were of the simplest character
and conducted by Rev. Thomas Ewing Sher
Assembled at the grave, standing with un
covered heads as the casket was being lowered,
the regimental band rendered Pity el's hymn,
and Father Sherman read the Catholic service
for the repose of the soul of the dead.
As tho services progressed Father Sherman
sprinkled the cask»*t with holy water, conse
crating the body und grave. W hen tne flag*
surrounding the casket were removed the sound
of sobbing was heard.
At 5 o'clock the closing of the grave wss com
plete*!. and the br.glcrs of the Seventh cavalry
sounded "Tans—light* out." Volleys were fired
over the grave by the Thirteenth infantry. in|-
medintelv followed by three salvos of artillery,
which was stationed some distance to thceasf,
Wreaths and branches of evergreens were place*
upon tbe grave by loving hands.
Tte iunsxal party sod troops wtnrasd tstt*
station, and the many thousands of eitlaatit
present dispersed to tneir bouses. A guard of
six infantrymen was left at the crave.
.r3i ,-« " d to rcst j b y th « side of hli wife
man *' J '- neral William Tecumseh Stoer-
Many affecting scenes were witnessed as the
O m^^ ith a, the emj,won moved * lon K the 11 aa
«ii °ne point on Grand avenue a
*' ,h «G. A. R. badae on htt
XT* went dovrn on his knees by the side ot
tne road as the caisson approached, and with
dow £. hl » furrowed cheeks,
raised his hands over hfs head in prayer. Mun
dreds of people showered buncnea of roses,
violets and other flowers upon the gun carriage
ss It passed. Many of the old Thirteenth sur
;vors, who surrounded the caisson, were la
♦kY* lomI om ,4\5 bt * innin S °t the Journey until
tbe gates of the cemetery were reached. It waa
® n v e ,°' greatest testimonials of the regard in
which the departed warrior was held by the
Peopte of the land that could be given.
Tbe family returned to New York with the
same special train tonight
Saw Francisco, Feb. 31. Many wholesale
houses were closed this afternoon in honor of
General Sherman. Monday wIU be generally
observed by down-town merchants as Washing
ton's birthday.
Portland. Feb. 21.—A1l the banks are closed
today, and there Is a partial suspension of busi
ness in observance of the funeral of General
**W riKhttng Chance* Taken by the
Contestant* Every Day.
Helena,Feh. 21.—(Special.)—Important action
has been taken by the contestants for the mill
ions left by Banker Davis, of Butte, which will
precipitate another bitter fight over prelimi
naries. Contestant Henry A. Root today filed a
petition in the district court of Sil
ver Bow county asking for revoca
tion of the order appointing John
A. Davis administrator, on the grounds that he
ha* failed to file the required bond of 95,000,000;
that he has offered for probata a will which
names him as sole legate, which Instrument
contestants claim to be a forgery, and that be
has procured an assignment from Jeff Davis, of
lowa, an alleged Bon of the late banker of all hla
claim to the estate. The coiitcstanta propose to
push this matter to the bitter end.
Henry Root and Marie Cummings filed a
furthe* petition asking for the removal of the
speHal administrator, James Talhot, who tbey
allege is a witness upon behalf of John A. Davia
in certain matters to come up in court later.
Ob Monday last, notice was given bv counsel
for John A. Davis that the testimony of J. O.
Seance, the only living witness to tlie alleged
will, would be taken at Bloomfield, lowa, bv
a commission and but five days were allowed
for filing cross inU-rrojjatories. Colonel
Ingersoll and Nathaniel Myers prepared tha in
terrogatories in New York and sent them by
wire to Helena, making a dispatch of over fc,ofO
words, which were filed this afternoon in the
district court at Butte. Scsnc* Is questioned
relative to certain indictments alleged to have
been found against him for stealing holies, and
also rigidly cross-examined regariline tbc will.
The fon tofts nt* hope to develop the theor*-
they advaucc that the will is a forgery, and
Seance has been bribed to carry out his part in
the transaction by smearing that he saw A. J.
Davis execute and sign the instrument making
his brother, John A. Davis, the sole possessor of
the vast estate. The contestants denounce the
whole proceedings as a conspiracy to defraud
the rightful heirs, and every inch of the ground
will be fought desperately.
Ssa FnuielMo Mcrchanti HcgaM th»
Enterprise with Favor.
BAH FRANCISCO, Feb. 21.— Merchants and MEA
of influence are greatly interested la the
Hawaiian cable proceedings:
Captain William Merry said: "A Hawaiian
and Australian cable would be of great benefit
to the C nited states, and especia'ly to Ran Fran
cisco. The projected connection with the
Farallon islands is of minor advantage in in
creasing its usefulness. Honolulu will beooma
a port of call and a coaling station when the
Central American canal is completed, and «*»<§
will make the cable still more valuable."
Adolph Sprockets said: "The United Statee
should control any cable that may ba laid to the
Hawaiian islands/ Our commercial Interest in
the islands alone warrants this. If any foreign
power should lay a cable to the Islands they
would simply derive their revenue from levying
a toll upon American commeroe."
D. A. McKinley, the Hawaiian consul, ts deeply
interested and watches carefully all develop
ments in legislation on the subject "The
islands want a cable, and we think yon ought to
want it still more," be said. "We are willing to
give a liberal srabsidv, and the American govern
ment should, not be beck ward in aiding In every
way an enterprise that affects her in so many
Frank James, superintendent of the Western
Union Telegraph Company, said: "I consider
the plan entirely feasible, out I don't think it
well to pay the projectors. As to the benefits we
will derive throughout the country, there is no
question. The advantage)! seem only too appa
rent. Its Importance from a political is even
greater than from a commercial view. Hn
oubtedly the government should see to it that
the cable is laid under American control."
Mutual Tariff for England, Canada and
as Against Americans.
NswYoaK.Feb. 21.—A Hcra'd Montreal spe
cial says: lam informed by a personal friend
of Mr John Macdonald that it is the letter's in
tention, If re-elected, to move for overtures to
Great Britian and Australia with a view of ar
ranging a mutual tariff as against the western
world. Imperial fiscal union is looked upon
with a good deal of favor hero by both I. literals
and Conservatives, and it would surprise no one
should a commission be appointed to negottata
with the home government on the matter. It it
said that Sir John may even go over himself ...id
leave the government in the hands of birCha lee
Tupper, who would agaiu have to eater activa
politics and represent some constituency.
It is believed that Mr John is having a groat
deal of trouble with manufacturers who are de
manding pledges of higher duties as the price of
their support, and I was told by a prominent
manufacturer that duties on both flour and coal
would be increased should the Conservatives ba
PARIS. Feb. 21.—The Journal Dt* Debatt ex
presses hope, in the interest of Europeans gen
erally. that Canada will not surrender to the
I'nited States, whose dream Is to extend her
economic hegemony to the two American con
Seven Deserted Hunters Will Die.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21.—The seven hunters ree»
cued from Guadeloupe Island, where they wars
left destitute by the desertion of Oscar Kartells,
who was engaged with
goats and selling the skins, tell a most pitiful
story of their sufferings for eighty days without
proper food or ammunition. The men are re
duced to mere skeletons. They were taken to
the hospital and they are not expected to re
cover. The whereabouta of Kartells la not known.
Opium in s Seattle Man's Trunk.
KAN FBANCISCO, Feb. 21—The steamer Wil
mington, from Departure bay, arrived here on
tbe 13th inst. This morning the vessel was
searched, and fifty tins of opium were found
hidden beneath logs on the deck.
The steamer Haytian Republio, from Seattle,
got in th.s morning and customs officers, In a
false bottom of Frank Willis' trunk, found forty
five tius of opium. Willis saw he was dis
covered and ran three blocks with Officer Mc-
Ginnis after him. When arrested he showed
tight and the officer had to draw his pistol to
take him prisoner.
Moots Canyon Tragedy Revived.
8A I* DIEGO, Feb. 21.— Two more arrests have
been made on a charge of murder in connection
with tbe famous Moosa Canyon tragedy two
years ago, in which three persona were hilled.
Levi P. Stone and D M. Breed love were arrested
today, and released on >6,000 baiL George Morey
aud Archibald Freeman were arrested yesterday
and also admitted to bail In tbe same amount.
There is still another wsrrant out In the case,
making five issued by Judge Dudley on com
plaint John Burnham.
Ntgross Riddled With Beilsts.
SAVANNAH, Ga, Feb. ZL— Two nsgress mur
derously assaulted Storekeeper Jordan at Fra
ser's crossing last night They were taken from
the guards tonight by a crowd and hanged to a
tree and riddled with bullets.
Smugglers Arrested In Mew York.
WATERTOWN, N. Y., Feb. 2L— Treasury agents
have arrested William and Robert Graves and
Winfleid S. Mather, Who hare been engaged In
smuggling Chinamen into this country from
Canada. It is believed that Mather is
agent 6f an opium-smuggling gang.
Judgment Againat a Wyoming flssipssy
NEW YOKE. Feb. Feb. 21.— Tbe United States
Transfer and Exchange Association today ob
tained judgment in tbe supreme court against
the Wyoming Improvement Company, of Wy
oming, for $40,7u2, on a promissory note.
Portngwese Revolutionists Arrested.
Orovro. Feb. 21.— General Sylva, a retired
army officer, has been arrested and taken to the
fortress. Other arrests have followed, of a nnin
hered persons suspected of bring «*»*» * "ctcd with
ths recent revolutionary movement.

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