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OUTFITS AND ROUTES.
w. E irrtUKT TAW* or ■® TW iioi mm eiPWiff^'Tfc Vkr Seattle tke »<«»»*» fbe Rare for 4l»k» Bu«l*** l (htM BrMfkl D«w» D«e» <•« ilcate Ike *•••"« Takiew Out. W. M Stanley, who 1* * op erator In tb» Kioodik* dt*m«t and tne •antor pertaer of fttaaler A * •f I** 1 ** hold 2.79 i fee* tn *3 dorado t-** aa* L «< feet tn B"ir rr«ik. yesiwday save a Po*t- Ir.JaJii«'-n""r reporter hi* view# oeneent Alaska, outfit* and route* Ha aaid: **H". vi*er r outfits TT. -iy be •vmmed up In a very few words. Tl»e 'U matic ex ir'Tn'* mak* It n- '**ar y to pre pare for very cold weather and also for x+ry wnrm wttdktr. Tb« outfK clothing Una shiald ox- •1'" of ci-Ahlng that will be an n»ar comfortable aa poa »lMe whatever may ho the coaditkm of the weather. I have no new *■ jr*e*tiow> to make <n the point «xcpt that tn ali err, - a Mill v before It ta p*e«eible to sat tn In t. * tirt .f, a number of arttcks pwa" '1 for th« Alaska tra<l* prwc to be a aucwus and In "nn* reapeca revolutionise outflttl«« aa wr, have known It in the paat. •In regard to the baat. aafest and rbeap #at route I am not pr pared at thl* time to fftva an opinion. I mis ft' atato f*sst I aent thmu#h t-y Dyea o*«r the chil- »-»t pass In l**, and came out by way of Pu Micl»ael In 1»7. but th< re ar. a larse nsini ber nf rompsni<« organl*ins at the prea ent time to hamlk thin hu«ine«a. fme pr.poae* to farllltate tr»ffi< thro«»«h thia pa.** by th» e»>n*tn»' , flon of ft tramway, •nothcr prop»)«w to tHJiid s roa«i over the Whit" paaa. while a l -.n?" number r.f other* nr-»pow» to put tiinni»r» on the Yukon river from fit. la the mother of Invention," and the rich gold field* In the Kl""dlke dl»n1«"t h»v«- OjHrnsd up s lars- for the inventive g< r.lua. and. In many ra#»*. by January I, }KH, w«y* snd mwjii heretofore consid ered flr«! cla*e m:iy be out of date "A* to my vl«-wa on th'- a 'vi*;' Ulty cf snierhur Frttlah territory In preference to American aoil In Alaska, and s.' to tno relative of ta ie> < *. f mieht »ay that that entire cotintry one-half the ■ize of the *tat.»». I* a coun try, and color'* b* found almort every where. f'ntll the Kion'Hke dS s<-rivery tlx* chief mining wa* f'srTlr-t! on on American •olt, and It may be that the n«*xt rl >h dhwovery will be made in Alaska, and It R>ay l>e that It wilt be mad.- tn the North west territory. One factor In thle l« the ptoxlmlty of the fmaiier er«" k* to the Yu kon. Birch creek a tributary to Ihe Y i kon. paraJlcJa the Yukon for s diatatw* of nearly 9rt mi leu, and it* head water* and umall tributaries form the gold field* st Clrcl# < 'lty. Tbeae so'd rteld" are '>ut ten mile* from the Vukott. th<>ush thw are tuora than 1W mil<* at>ov* the mouth cf Birch or.-ok. PractlcaJly the name may be aaid a* to Fortv-Mil* and Hixty-M K and other gold field* that have heretofore attracted sttwUion. It ae. m« from th!» that the rich digging* are found In the amall *tres»m*, and they have not be~n proapected except where they lay cloae to the Yukon. Tlie »arn« I* tnte In th< Klondike dl*ttiet. A* flonansa. cieek misht be aaid to t»>rallei the Yukon but * *h>irt distance away: In fact the n*i*t gold will probably be found where the most prn»- pecting will be done. Nrsltlr ><•• the (diantssr. "As to the relative advantages of outfit ting points, I mirht state tha: I beltme Seattle has l!he advantage of any t<ther point; first, because the merchants have been In this ouslnrs* for a number of years and thoroughly understand the trade: they are In it now and 1 believe are prepared to handle an> rush tha* may come this way. Again, many things are cheaper here (than In New York city, while nearly everything can be procured almost as cheap. In fact, outfitting will cost leaa m S> attle than In the Eastern cttles, and as the local freight r*te» or expres*- ags would necessarily be paid on good* from Haa'.irn points, it is Hisaper to buy here. Again, the merchants here under stand exactly what a man needs and how to pack It In order to protect it from the elements. Another reason is the fact that nearly all the transportation lines to Alaska have ihrlr headquarters here and competition in that Jin* Is sharper than from any other point. Volume «»f t.nld. "!Co. I do not think that the volume of gotd brought dawn by the |* «ny Indication aa to what has been taken out I know in my ease we have not brought out of the Isold that we have mined. This gold is needed ther» as a medium of ex-hanm* and «wtfjHe its \ ilua !s frequently transferred to the atate* throush bills of exchange, tha acUtal golil It»eif will remain in that country, as It will not pay to ship the dust <1 wn and the coin back. The greater the rush the les«tgold will <xwne out. as everyone going In will buy exchange on Dawson City or some other point, and those coming out will buy ex tiamre on Seutle or fan Fran cisco. thus the gold w.ll remain In ,the country to facilitate business. "Th« rutin factor in the d"vetopment of that country will be the river boats of various slats, so that It will lv« pas* hie to land supplies far up the large trlbu tarl<-f of the Yukon In order that pri « peeling way be carried on near the heed waters and in !he small branches. Is will he impossible to get too many b<mts on these rivers. "M> rot* writes that tJiey opened up Hear greek and Hud It surpri* ugly rl-h. aver aging Kto lh«> : an. Th swe did not en |»ect, taWinc It Up Af a speculation, but i? seems to ha\e prove*! a bonanaa He al*o 'writes that the g <ld commissioner Is collecting royalty on wood We have to pay now : cents per cord f r st tn lng wo»*»l and lj cents per cord for * that is down, and per set for cabia log*. "We are constantly w«to})Kig develop ments In the S'tfea, and when I grt readv to go In n»«st -..ring I will probably -de t the best and chaape«t rout* and will takr supplies that wilt contain the vera* latest improvements in the way ef reduced weight, mnd'-Twd Volume and lasting qualities " a* mrati Tit'tw.K •»< itt nr. Arthar Jordan* "l|ulrK and t:a>i Itoutc" S r ».-rrly t rlllrlu-il. It ,ker\ Hie. B C S« pt. 7* To the Editor: The plan of Arthur Joe. dan o* I. n ! ''l, li. n .0 idvertlm s to take a j irty * •..• teeters fn m A-hcrof* E < to Klondike la s:\Sy days, (■,».» t'SUS*! o k H*i .Vnl of <> !. r taik here a remari- s to th« cff~ -t t*sat people should be warned nji •t.»k ? 1 •.» t r jp thl» fall. The trail S oj»en vn,l of the w*y from Qii-mv lie to »! vn h u , fnur, Haielton to Tfirgi i; h err k the old tele graph trail has h k rT\ unu> | f*\f Txm r * vcara and is at (dutcly tutpaaaable for |w*rk trains until t? asan,t» of dollars' e »rth ■?* k»• ' . :».»n :t N mo*e ha< v. ? ma a,- bv the govern ment or tadlvuj j, to c ., : , M;T , hsil p ., rnon of the route, hut it Is suppos»>d that >♦>, nuth "rtt'ea w H h-ve V, » H t n ,. !v;f , the m'd.He of ne\t r Now. as to living on th - ~u:n«ry. »t not prar<l< iM' f<r a » — v to do se' and acu'.d be tolly i,» a: , - -.1 the trip *-:<'• r smple »unH:<-«. njentifsl. b= game Is «warc*. fnstn Quo ss- notgh t>r >v. ri te-. 4*ere f the trail not even grouse >r rahsit*. It i« r it possible for a Ur«* r*art> starting no* without dogs to ret tiroti*h to Klc »< k V re ■■.ex; ,v sv." arJ, a« a ".j-: .k* «><<« S 2 00022 Sf&Uiifig $ /fat baking pow - der ;s as gtKxi as it ever was— and .is gOv<i as the nfr. tr was. a fcW git Cew>ary e*«y mwte." tt hi •!tap'y ,f - start this f*!L Part:*•» to take th » raM start from QaMMiit *a« eariter *han the tatter part of May. w the grass will i>t too tfurt for te*d before th« time. Itosa or this rout* f* knn«n to be a autKTki country. Md ib*r* are .ir|t irwii of very promtstrat couc*ry to proapeei, Onslwßc* the borrl»r« of ('ajmimr. the I'ea-ee rir-r coun'rj the T*»- lsn Uk« r**3en. %tvi other place* now un known a»d usiexpiaeed, *Bl yteid parity of Aait «b<n tbaM sections have b«fl prtmpmn*A I have spent the season of IMC prosper-* *ag in tbe *»mtneca d;«rtct and speak With a knowledge of the facts In the** nsatter*. and I can assure Arthur Jordan t?»at tt h» take- a party of pros pector* on ths "qui.-k and Miy route" he w*!f be r»ry lo»*y If th-- tenderfeet don't stretch hi* neck as a mild hint to others of hi* kind. Thoss who bave been Inter ested u» Jordan"* scheme can inform t!*«* netv«a aa to my credibility la Tacoma, where i ilved years ago. ' JACK KAVANA* OH. SHEEP GET THROUGH. Oat Of <KK) H«-s4. All Hut Ststr Are tafrlr Take* Over Dnliou Trull to Dinwn City. The he«d of «h»ep »-nt to A!«-ks by the Frye-i»ruhn r-jm-'any are rrobsbly now on the market at Daws i Ctty. a-.d are supplying mutton in all Ihe forms "f culinary urt for the tables of the huri*ry miners. A let er was r* elved her- Sat urday from W. F leader of the party In charge of the drove. Ttw» lefer announced the *afe arrival near Dswaon f-ity, os*ly sixty Sbaep succumbed on the way to fr«>sen feet The sheep left here June 10. snd were landed st Pyrantel harbor The first f*-w w«#ks of the Journey northward wa.« hard on them, because of the numerous streim i roaStigs necessary. The entire drove wan f r<»Hl to sw;m the Chilcat river several times Immediately north of Pyramid har bor. When wtthln a couple of days* Joum<y from Pewsori City ths herfl- rs were met by s party which warned them from go- In* directly to tha town. The wam,ng wsa timely, as tN» dogs were aaid to be tn Dew son. sll hungry enoush to be dea iierare. The chance# of the sheep against a jcb s wolfish pACk would have been very small, ev-ti with men on guard It was decided to isud the sneep fifteen mile* above the town snd there establish the aheep market. Courtney's party was but a few days b- hind the Daiton expedJbtton during the journey. WhTEH AT I.A HE BK\ lETT. Trteea of Knpplir* Hlsb —Mnny Boats V\ 111 Come to (irlef. Special Dispstch to the Poet Intelligencer. MOt NT VERNON, Oct. 4.—The crowd of b.! ween forty snd flfy Mount Vernon and Da Conner men who w*nt to Skaguay among the first in the sreat rush to the gold field*, havs nearly all sott-n throu*h to ths lakes by the last reports, and srs doubtless traveling down the Yukon be fore this. Frank Stackpoie. one of the first to ro. tells some Interesting fact* about -ne trip and the prices of supplies at the lakes. He says: "We are bglMtrur oar boat and will sail on the l&th fßeptjwnber). If not too windy. The wind bi<*ws fearfully hear at time*. W'ft were forty-lve days on the trail. Flour Is |3f» p#>r sa<-k here: ha con. beans and nails are 7"i rents a t>ound: pitch, $1 50 a pound. Wages are high. I worked three day on a boat and g<«t S?"' a day. We paid $J<» for the 2W> feet r.f lumber We used in otir boat. We will be among the very to start down the Lakes. Many of the boats they are nmkintr are unsafe, and many will be drowned going down. B<me boats have sold here for |4AO and i;- "> ea h. J,umt>er Is |«10 p« r thousand ?!m« ar* Kuing !n with pounds of grub, (will not last near through the winter. They killed a big ox here the other day. and sold the meat at SO and 75 rents a pound. It snowed yesterday - about an inch—clewx and cold this morning " Fred Biegel, also writing from L*ke Ben nett, says; "We will take s passenger or two down the river In our f«»at. at JIOO per man. It rained twenty-one days on the trail. There were 1.413 horse* all lit one string, eorning over. The trail la centred with dead mules, donkey*, oxen, bulls ponies and Ja-kasses. They smell fearfully. It has been snowing alt day. but we s»wed lumber right through." TUB ( ABIBOO. Ilna the <«ol«t Deposits Were Mnile— J. F. Theory. "I have Just made a trip from Cari boo to Seattle, and I find the country the whole way in many respects almilar." ••ail John F. Newsora at the Rainier- Grand yesterday. "It la claimed, and I think without doubt, that the Cariboo country was at one time an inland sea. or perhape a sound. Into which the higU mountains • long the eastern shore flumped their debris, through glacial rivers, or. per haps. through mountain torrenta. carry ing the eroded, gold-bearing materials of which they are partly composed, also the gold, down Into this Inland sea. where It Is now found In the channels that were formerty the mouths of moun tain streams: also on the concentrating side of bars and Islands which formed It the deltas of such mountain streams Near the mouths of such streams, or nearest the high lands, we find boulde-s and gravel, and further away we find fine gravel and sar.d. The one carries coarse gold, the other fine gold If any thing. Cariboo has been elevated from »v> to * '»» feet above its original posi tion. At t; e same time the mountains and hills may have been lowered, de stroying the gUcers and the streams that carried the gravel which now form* the hydraulic and drift mlaes of Cariboo. Se verity of climate at a higher altitude probably had mach to do In bringing the boulders so much mors to the surface than In Washington. "White Cariboo has been elevate! from I.flOO to S.WO feet, the sand and gravel bars and channels in the sound have been elevated but 209 or feet: otherwise they are the same, owing their existence to the same e*n«e, and If the same amount of money that Is expended in outfits for Klondike was expended prv«pe -tlng for these eld r ver channeta and glacial dumps along tha original sberea of F'iget sound a better Klondike nearer home might be discovered "The»a remarks ara based on casual observation made while pa'slng thronsh the country, and while It might be dr»- •irable to exfJaht more particularly the theory on which these Ideas ar» base t. It Is n»t nece«*ary now actnal prosp# lag would al*>ne prove Its correctness." " Ft tt st: u. m^Tinu fkr? *re Rr«tli-ii. ltone«er. an .4 I4»»e Rpin lira ntled. XU~T"K'\ BC. O t 4 — fhipt Co*, of the eealleg • -h • : • r Trtumph which r*- ttimed from P- ring sea with I r *»4 skins fw •he season aa\« *eal» are plentiful m 4he sea There are as many 4'«-re this «e%. so-? as there ev*r were, but f,.- « ca-ise or an ther th*\ are very resti «s lnelude.l in his catch are four or f.v# sMna from whi-a the ha:r has t -irnt off 4he t>a *k T> ar are not bra d 1 » r theri» is an Iron m*i* from w h the f r is burred seemingly by eloctr ty Cart Co* says that tn h.a opii on It w«* • >t burned off with hot Irc-na T v »«e wit h ths branding apparatus was us-d. RIM Pit % lit IK rißl*. Viersl fraplr I ««e Tkelr t.l«ea an 4 tlsrl Pr«fer4> Potroird. inUJTR. a r> Ort 4 -Pe-Sv n# «t * a from 4w nty miles r >r:h sta'e that a« a reev.lt ef a h-'g \ -a:rle Sre ane man htt dfesj and tl -ee others may die Seven < r w*re V.y burned ere family of flve nam» vt Pmt>>b ail being In a dangeriXia condition. Hundreds of tors of hay sr.d grilr were gestroved Tha erg was caused ty a.«rc a:»kum a a breaa. OVER IUI.TON TRAIL rifTT firKKß* TO TIKE IX 423 HOB«F* CtTTI.E. Ts Leave e« the Mark Celorude. Riisrhl by the «atklavt«a A ilaika S. *. Cu, Oet. I.V-Tark Animal tn Hare a Yukon Sled. The pro«oect of famSn* In ttso Klondike ha* sharper «d th« wits of spccul&tor*. snd mjsny s-hemes, more or less fesstWs, have been deriSMl to supply the want* of the miners during the approsch'ng winter. Among these none sestr.s to have mors prmp*ct of success than that evolved by Chsr'.ea E. Pesbody. mina* r of the Washington A Alaska Steamship Company. He will send north on the bark Colorado. C£ head of horses and cattle, with sleds, saddles snd wago* s. to be driver, over the Palton trail to Fort Selkirk in charge of a party of fifty pack er* h«aded by J. Cameron. WhJls the supplying of food ts K!or dikers !s a prime object of ths expedi tion, there are other plans contemplated in connection which are In the nature of a surprise but cannot for the present be made public. The bark Colorado came in Sunday night from ChemaSnus B. C.. and is ly ing at the city dock. She Is s fine looking craft snd does not show the thlrty-thrv« years' bufTsting she has received from the ocean. This is the first time the Color ado has been in Seattle, it being, as Cspt. E S. Morlr.s laughingly said yesterday, probably the only port in the world at which she had not called. The bark Is now the property of the Washington A Alaska Steamship Company, for whom it was purchased several days sgo by Man ager Pmkody from J. A. Hum bird, of H*. Paul. She will. In course of time, be dismantled and will be towed be tween here and Alaska. For the present the only change* will he in the removal of her top rigging and the construction of cattle pens on her upper and between decks. The expedition planned for the initial voyage of the Colorado on the AUU-KI route will leave here October 15. The bark and a large barge will be in tow of the tug Pioneer. There will be 250 horses and ITS head of cattle. The Colorado will have also 300 tons of freight The accessories of the expedition are si mew hat peculiar. Each animaJ will have a Yukon sled and a saddle. There will be forty wagons for use in the first eighteen milts aft*T leaving Pyramid har bor and forty bob sleds for use over the snow and tee after the river shall have frozen over. Covering In the. shape of tarpaulin tents will be provided for CO cuttle. Considering the cheapness of horses it Rkaguay and th- ir in the Yukon. Mr Peabody was asked why eny hors.-f should b« taken instead of hav liur all cattle. "Of course you must understand," was the reply, "that the hordes will be pushed ah. ad to break & road for the cattle. We do not care how many horses die, but ex pect that not many will be lc*t befora Fort BedkUk, the objective point, is reached.*' Fort Selkirk Is on the Yukon river 'J<i or SCO miles from Dawson When why this should be mud® the objective point of the expedition Mr. Peabody de clined to stato, giving the impression, however, that there U more In the claim then app ars from the surface cropplags. The Colorado is a bark of 1.035.72 net registered tonnage, and a carrying ca pacity of 1 730 tons. She was built at Bos ton in IW>4 and has been in tha foreign trade as a carrier of sulphur, coal and timber. Her length Is 170.9 feet, breadth 15.5 feet and depth 22.7 feet. After dis charging her first cargo at Pyramid har bor she will come to Sc«ttle for a return oergo similar to the flnst. .Mine Wrecked by Dynamite. DENVER, Oct. 4.—A special to the R>'. publican from Phoenix. Arizona. says: Word ha* be-on received here that the bolatlng elevator of the Blackberry copper mine near Globe. Aritona were blown rip with dynamite Saturday night. Two ex plosion* were heard. The shaft house and engine were completely wrecked. Charges of giant powder had evidently been placed on both the engine cylinder*. Even the foundation of the building «mi tnrn out by the explosions. Discharged employes are suspected. fcent the t.oin) >evta in Sbnlto. SAULT STE. MARIE. Mich.. Oct. 4 J-ord Douglas, of Harwlck, England, ar rived In this city this morning from the Mh hlplcoten gold fields, where he secured an interest In seven valuable claims. He is an enthusiastic believer in the great possibilities of the rew mining region »nd has telegraphed his brother. Sholto, at Seattle, to meet him here, when the two will further investigate. Returning prospectors today report rich finds, which Insure fortunes for their owners. Hall Mines Noaelter Shnl |)nnn. Bpe-!*l r>S*s>at~h to the Fo<r InteHtee-nor NELSON. B C.. Oct. 4.~The blast furn ace, rev >rtx»ratory and roasting furnace * of the flail mines smelter have be.»n shut down for repairs. A n. tr roaster and new furnace will be built. The railroad spur to the furna v s I* ccmp'-tc, and the clevst r newly paint ed. "snip Mill Trsted. Ppc-ial Pupatch to the I >st-Intel<:g»neer. NEt^FOV B. C.. Oct. 4—The new ten stamp mill at the Fern mine was started on s test and ran perfectly. They expert to have the mill and the tramway both running regularly shortly. ROUND THE WORLD KOITK IMerpont Morns hmotintlnar for the Control of the Itnltimore » Ohio Rnitroad. One of the big railroad dtals of the past y< \r that was menti.-nod by the Post-»n telllgencer as having a local conn- etlon was that of the rail and water route made possible by the traffic arrangement bet e-t «n th'* Grea* N rthern snd the Baltimore & Ohia, the c nnectlon being made at Fairport O. jt was one t the atupendous affairs that contemplated trans-At'ontle steam<- lp connections it either New York Jersey City or Baltimore snd the Nij>p«>n Tus* n Ka&ha it Seattle. The Interest of J I >l .erpor. t Morgan In N rthern Fa.-lflc affair* lerds a r.ew color to she big deal w v en ir l. : < k- *> t that st present ho is aft»r the control of the Baltimore & Ohio The fight v!l e me a>n>>?r any tune row. Mr. Morg n will try to secure the prop* rty through f •rt.floe-T* proceed im?«. The recelv. rs . f the road will, tn behalf of the Kaltim re Interests, endeavor to for stall Mr. M r |Ui On October 1 the interest coupons on t~ T44.CWI of S r.ds of the Chicago dl'.'i.-:on, held by J r Mc-rg tn A Co.. were three months in d-'autt. t'nder th- agreement mad* when M- rran c» took the bon is foreclosure could not begin until ninerr dtvs after sajch default it a*.».rted In V ill str - t that Mr Morg a time in bcgTMng »;:lt to take the road. That Mr Morgan has be n waiting fog tMs ts shown by the f »,-t th a although Charie* H Co«ter cf th<» bank'ng ho-i-e ha* secured permission from the Federal c m rt for m#tv >r»hlps for those branches of the in Ohkv, Indiana and tlUno!*, no re. -ivers have y t been named. Mr M . ! »e« r. ? war.' to take c>r,trt»l cf a lot of non-pa>tng bns- « unhs- he e!~ g>>? the rna:n lire. It is i:d in W*l| that Spey*r * C . * o hav« ad van -ed racney to the Bait more 4. Ohie Company, and th* R'ltimore inter**:"a, renr> mated by the receivers will Mr. M.-e-iaa strenu ussy. Their plan, tt is * d will b> to default on cersaln Interest meat# due on Oct M~ r 1. to ,%tfcer par ties. a-J -.hus give an oprvxTf i tv »o con te«t the Morgan suit far foreclosure. t 1 »o t v « the re»*e-tv—« nf t*-" E. ._x>ra a i 0 have d 4 to u>« THE SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, TUESDAY. OCTOBER S. 1897. itetr w w o? the mimtm! amounting to ttS&Mt per annum have tJeen parsed and remain unpa.4 oa ; • VMhlattn branch and Baltimore & Oftia r referred stock*. This gigarrtte legs* battle w"! h* be'we-a J. P. Morgan A Co., end various capital ism -who art friendly to that gr*at feosse ©a tha crtt aide ir l wha: may t?rmed a rynAcata, the or jrttren of which, in rir. are sp»:*r & Co.. and other pmrr iru-rrt New Y'-rk bankers oa the oth-r, ranged with them the Ba'tlmore ft the road. It ran ke stated as a fore t tie ©occlusion that th* Ftalt'fhcre A Ohia will ke train: alaed In Its entirety as a •?-*- tern, but at this tka*» there Is *v*rr rea son to believe that St wfll be ultimately directed by J p. Morgan & Co. A large number of the bonds Issued by the Balti more & Ohio, the bill says, are in the bands of Speyer A Co.. New Tork hankf-r*. Since Aupist 1. 1557, the trustee ha* b»en dire- *»d by the holders of more than one ouarter la amount of the outstanding bonds to take the necessary steps to fore close the mor?*a£e. In this part of the controversy J. P. Morgan & Co.. the Mer cantile Trust Company, of N' w York, and Receivers Co*»n and M irray appear to be on on* side and Messrs. Speyer & Co., in oppoa 'ion. but It is anticipated that "*h»n It comes to a final settlement it will be J. P. Morgan & Co. aguire; the field. J. P. Morgan & Co. not only re prang t the consolidated mortg-aga bondholders, but the Sterling and other mortgages. wh!~h are prior Hers to the con «•>!.&» t*<i and unless some compromise is reached, will, it is understood antaKomse any plan of reorganisation which may be offered by the receivers. It Is stated oa the authrlty of a banker who is largely Interested in Baltimore & Ohio bonds and other seeurftiea. that soon after Receivers Cowen and Hurray took charge of the property, J. P. Morgan <Sr Co. were soli cited to take an active interest ia the af fairs of the company and to advance the nerf»sary funds to put the road on a sound basis, and that after a cursory examina tion of the affairs of the ro3d. Mr. Mortr*n declined to Invest any more money unless four men, whom ha name*!, were retired from the company's service. They were John K. Co wen. lons the general counsel of the road, now or.® of the receivers; E. R. Bacon and William P. Frick. of the board of directors, and Thomas King. s»c ond vice president. Of thos* mentioned. Mr. Frick, father-in-law of the late Rob ert Garrett, and Mr. Kin*, dropped out months ago. and Mr. Bacon <wiil, it is no longer denied, go about November 1. Mr. Morgan's demand was declined at tha tune it was made and Speyer & Co. and some other Now York bankers were Induced to take Mr. Morgan's place. Story That « London Syndicate Hill IX>NDON, Oct. 6.—T.ne Daily Chronicle this morning publishes under reserve a sensational report that a strong London syndicate has sent the United States gov ernment, through Consul General Osbom, an offer to purchase the Union Pacific rail road. According to this report a New York syndicate has offered £9.000,000, and the. government has decided to sell road at auction November 1. believinsr that it will realise at least £IO.OOO 000, and per haps £11,000,000 or £12.000.000. Chatnrd, the Oldest \a«al Officer. ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4.—Capt. Frederick Chatard. an old resident of St. Louis and the oldest surviving officer of the Con federate navy, is deal at Mullanphy hos pital. He is also thought to be tho oldest surviving offirer of the United States ravy of ante-bellum days. Capt. Chatat d v as in Baltimore in 1807. and enter* tl the United States navy In li-4 on the ves sel Old North Carolina He served con tinuously In the navy until the breaking out of the war, wh< n he resigned and Joined the Confederate navy. Wnmer >l. lluliiuhu. Lawyer, WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.-Warner M. Bateman. one of the best known lawyers of Cincinnati, died suddenly at the Rig&s house In this city today. He arrived here yesterday, apparently in good health, in the morninjr he was taken suddenly ill and died within half an hour. Kx-Scnator Samuel J. McMillnn. ST. PAUL. Oct. 4 —Samuel J. McMillan. United States senator from 1*76 to IS7S, died in this city last night of anaemia. Tally, the I)en|»rrndo. Captured. DENVER, Oct. 4. —A special to the Times from Sliver City. N. M.. says: John Tally, the desperado, who was implicated in killing Ed Moss and In other crimes list month, was captured at the Whit* House ranch, forty miles from this city, yesterday evening. Several shots wers exchanged between the sheriff'* posse and the criminal, who was intrenched in a pit under a big platform. Thll>* con fessed to the killing of Ed Moss and said hp hoped for a speedy trial and execution of the sentence. The prisoner and posse arrived in the city at 3 o'clock this morn ing. Every one looks for a cessation of hostilities among the cattlemen. * CHICAGO, Oct. 4—The executive of ficers of the Western roads have address ed a note to the Union Pacific saying that from this time on th y -R ill hold that road alone responsible for the demoralization In transcontinental passenger rates. Tho excuse given by the Union Pacific for not attending was that the trouble with the Oregon Short line was still unsettled. 1 he executive officers in their note say that one of the very objects of the meeting was to settle that trouble; and it mlik'ht have been done had th« Union Pacific be..'a present to state its case. EXCELSIOR. Minn.. Oct. 4 -The Hotel Lafayette at Mlnnetonka beach, a huge * cden ftr .. tur'.\ owned by the Gr*-at Northern Railway Company, was burned this morning. It was reputed to be the f* summer h">t< I In the Northwest, but had not paid of late years, and it was proposed to tear it down. Hie only oo« cupant was a watchman. \ Crnmy l*n»sen»jer's fteian of Terror. SACRAMENTO. Oct. 4-Whlle en route to this city from Portland. Or., Joh:i 81-an aha r. a retired eoidler. became vio lently Irsan# this morning, and attempted to kill a number of and train rv. n on the Oregon express. He flred x revolver at the trainmen and terr rized the pas -angers, but was finally overpow ered. When the train reached this city he was placed in Jail. Itemaina to Negotiate Reciprocity. WASHINGTON. Oct. 4- -M P«t, notre. Fr--vh ambassador, has notified the state d- t'-xlsv of his prospective trans, ference to Madrid, at'd th»t h" w -uld be *"••• •' i«t W rgt nhy M t'amboii, th-> • re*ent governor of Algeria. The etange wilt not t'k» place for several months, and M. Pat* not re will in the r <ar.tim - end- »v>r to negotiate a recipro city treaty with this government. "For s»vera I months I was troubled w tth a j Tslstent humor on my head, which *a\e m - considerable annoyance, until it arred to roe to try Ayer's Hair Vlg.-r. Before u- r\g ore l»>stle. the humor * ts healed T. T. Adams. General Met aant. Tvrbeville. Va. (ompml t i»a. We »r» row prepared to do eompoeitloa for "•» trad* (any measure* tn Nonpareil, \s:r.: n Brevier sod Long Prtmer BeTle fac: n ariraafed. Call or address Post- er. Statue. Cm:" oa '"s»"er will retire Tmm the Nieark-rua canal <- rr,mission. and will be it *i > #UO*h(T X* 231/tT «jf thft of engine.-ra - - - 9:»sT.»r George K. Starr her regular r a ia*t nigh: to Blaine. Eskitnx Mad. >n paik. free today. The Da r Poet-!»teJ!!«*nw is now c* sate !a ort and. Or. at R.ch Pros.' n« . J .* r. ' •»» atsnJ a: ! North sea; N»*» Coaapany. Firal a.rtau THK CMOS PACIFIC 9ALR. 'fry tu I'orchaar It. DKATHS. The I 111 on Tnelfle Iterulrltrnnt. I'ire ti» n Labor Sitrer BRAVE MRS. MAYNARD «r«T roXTIXVP. TO WAIT *"OR WFLL-E%R\ED RKtOMPFASE. A Speelat Act of CosgTeaa Xeeded-1 Taaag *«!! or Wka Haati His rreedew-Sostlifra Half of Col sllle Kes»rva?lon Hot t« toe Upeacfl. Plspatch to the Po«*-Tnter?gencer. WASHINGTON, Oct. 4— The ciaim of Mrs. Catherine T. Maynard, widnw of the late I>r. Maynard. one of the pioneer* of Seattle, for tl for messenger service performed in Vvc and !&>', is not likely to be paid without a special act at congress authorizing it. No one doubts that Mrs. Maynard performed the service aiie«-»d ard carried messages between tha warship r>c»tur. at Seattle, ar.d the India* reser vation in Kitsap county, at great personal danger to herself, and at a time when no man could be found wtllin* to undertake the perilous trip. Mrs. Maynard was only able to maka the trips in safety owing to the friendliness of some squaws, who con cealed her in the bottom of a canoe, and thus conveyed her to and from the war ship. The a t of March 2. 1861, provides for payment for all kinds of service rendered the territory* of Oregon and Washington during iw and lSo«?, "whan the frrvice ts reported by the proper officer, and the claim was presented to the commissioners appointed by tha secretary of war during the Thirty-sixth congress, to ascertain and report all expanses incurred oy those u-rriton* 3 in the suppression of Indian hostilities in and 1556." But the records of the Oregon and Washington Indian war of liCo and l&a, on Hie in the ofilce of the aud tor for the war depart ment, furnish no information In regard to any service rendered by Mrs. Maynard as a m«»*er;ger during that war. The audi.or for the war department says that if the service had been authorized by the com manding officer of the Decatur It would have been paid for by the navy depart ment. and if ordered by an Indian agent, by the interior department. The probabilities seem to be that Mrs. Majmard, like many other bravo pioneer wornta, did what she did for the safety and benefit of the early pioneers whose lives vvere in datiger without any thought of pay at the time, and it «e. Ms raUier hard, therefore, that in her old age and in htr need, sue is now deniel any recom pense because she neglected to have an auuioriitiitiou in writing from the Indian agent or a subsequent voucher from t ie commanding officer of the waraip De cm ur to the effect tiiat the service had been performed. The matter has been aghated before sev eral of the departments on behalf of Mrs!. Maynard by Hepresentative Lewis, but in each ease he has buea met with the rcbuiT that there wajs no authority of law for the payment of auch a claim. It ia *«id that hs intends to make an effort to get a npecial bill paaatd at the next session of congress for Mrs. Maynard's relief. Alonzo N. Mjffat, of Tacocna, has ap plied to the secretary of the navy for the discharge of hts son. Archie B. Moffat, who has served as an able-bodied seaman on the United States flagship Philadelphia sinoe December 1, ISB3. Mr. Moffat, in lis appeal to the secretary for liia sen's suys that the latter is an edu cated and efficient young nun, years of age, who has had much experience in commercial lines, and who finds in the naval service no opportunity of advance ment except for graduates of Annapolis. The young man's discharge is asked for in order that hi* servlc s may be avail able In the maintenance of the family. With his ton's help, it is stated, Mr. Moff.it would be able to do buainects evtn In his present poor health, which he could not do aione. Young Moffat receives for his i*.r\ices in the navy department only Ha a month, which affords him but ILUo for assistance to his father's family. A numb r of prominent men 'hroughout the country have interested themselves in behalf of the young man, notably ex- S* u&tor Palmer, ex-Congrt*sman Doolittie, Hon. O. D. Conger and the present sen ators and reprt»entai2ves from the state. Failure to open to mineral location the south half of the Colvllle Indian reserva tion, which WAS attempted at the last ses sion of congress, has not disheartened the many wouid-oe prospectors of Eastern Washington, who are still looking with covetous t-yes upon the lied Man's land. As usual with all Inaccessible places, fabu lous stories of wealth hidden in placer beds and quartz veins are continually reaching the department in this city, coupled with queries as to when that por tion of the reservation will be opened to mineral location. All sorts of rumors are reported by the writers of th<*e letters. The most foolish of all these probably is tha report that President McKlnley will proclaim the reservation open soma time In midwinter in order to give certain Spo kane capitalists the first opportunity, owing to their proximity to the reserva tion, to "gobble" up all the the bent claims obtainable. One reports says that Senator Turner and his friends are quietly picking out all the best locations; another has it that Senator Wilson and his friends ar» the ones doing the "gobbling." The fa>ts in the matter are that there is less likelihood of mineral locations being allowed in the south half of the reserva tion now than there was a year ago. The Indian buTeau, from the commissioner down. Is opposed to any such action. As one official remark d the other day, "the opening of this portion of the reservation to mineral location would mean nothing less than the over-running of the entire re serve by bands of white men, who would undoubtedly create trouble with the In dians and probably provoke a war that might not only prove very disastrous, but cost the government a great deal of money to suppress. The Indians are very Jeal ous of their rights, and might not t»e easily made to see that the white man had any just claim to the gold upon the reser vation riven them by the government" Dr. Elmer E. Heg, of North Yakima, has taken the oath of office and is now duly qualified as m» i.cal pens! a examiner at that This appointment will be a great benefit to old peddlers living in N >rth Yakima and vicinity, who have hitherto been compelled to go to Ellens burg every time the medical examination was required, either in their application /or a pension or in their claim* fur an in crease. No official report has yet been received by the sc r»tarv of the treasury In regard to the aliea»d *m??rr'ing of Chinese at Port Townsend. In wh'ch it Is assorted by c< paper* of the Pa iflc coast that the preset;" r of customs was interest ed. The matter has been referred to a spuria! Inspector, who will, in due course of t;nu make a full ta:em- nt of the facts in the case. the Klondike gold craxe hns spread over the country, the war d«part ment has received a great many applict t'ens ' r copie« of the report of L!eut. 11. i P. Allen, mad* several years aso. of "Explore ions of Copper. Tenara and K> yukaka Rivers. Alaska." The«e *<re I published dtirl' jr rh» forty-nimh congress, both «s a war department publication and a.* a senate executive i.o?but recent calis for them have developed the fact that outside of the various 1 hrar «« in Washington, not a copy remains to be had. Mrs. J. A. Coleman, of Portland widow of J- A Cnb~r.an, f rra»rly of Seattle, hss made application for a widow's peri ston. The pension claim of Frederick IX Smith, of VVfllape. Wash.. await* an atfi davti recently called for by the pers on bureau from the claimant himself teilt.ng how. when and where he received 'he d.s ab'li'ie* for which he asks a pension. Commissioner of Pensions Evans K-*a be*n requested to make the claim of Wiii iam H. Millard, of lUy View. Wash , tn*- cial. Mr. Mii-ard is about V) years od end quKe lr.r.rro, and. It i» claimed fcy h s friends, if the department does r**t ad judicate bis ca.;« promptly, be will, in a In the... Rain Storm the man got very wet. The wetting gave him a cold. The cold, neglected, developed to a oough. The cough sent him to a bed of sickness. A dose of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, taken at the start, would have nipped the cold in the bud, and saved the sickness, Buffering, and expense. The household remedy for colds, coughs, and all lung troubles is Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. Scad for the " Clipbook." i<» pages free J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass. short time, have no need of aid in this world, it is probable that ths case will be advanced and acted upon promptly. Philip Swick. of Orung, has been or dered before the pension examining board at Seattle. Benjamin Greer has also been ordered before the Seattle board. The extension of leave of absence grunt ed Second Lieut. Gordon Voorhles, fourth cavalry, department of the Columbia, has been extended to November 15, 1857. on which date will take effect the resignation of Lieut. Voorhle*. which has Just been accepted by the president. Patrick H. MeMahon has filed his bond and received his commission hs post master at Auburn. Wash. The postoffice at Cedarville. Chehalls county, has been moved one mile north. ALLAN B, BLAUSON. SEW MIMSTKR TO PARtGI VY. Finch, of Wisconsin, Appointed—\ Hatch of >evr Consuls. WASHINGTON. Oct. 4.—The president today made the following appointments: William It. Finch, of Wisconsin, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotenti ary to Paraguay and Uruguay; consuls James I. Dodge, of Indiana, at Nagasaki, Japan; George W. Dickinson, of New York, at Belleville. Ont.; AJvin Smith, of Ohio, at Trinidad, West Indies, and Percy MnElrath. of New York, at Turin. Italy; Joseph Perrault, of Boise, to be surveyor general of Idaho. Mr. Finch, who is named as United States minister to Uruguay end Paraguav, is editor and proprietor of the La Crosse. Wis., Republican and Leader. H<» has been prominent in Republican politics in Wisconsin for many years, and has the reputation of being a man of literary at tainments and general ability. run to Mice Appointment Held Up. Spcrlfi] Dlsnstch to the Post-Intelligencer WASHINGTON. Oct. 4.—Tho appoint ment of A. A. Miller as postmaster at Pull man. made September 18. has been hel.l up to stive opportunity for investigation of cer tain charges made against htm by the op posing candidate. The particulars of the charge are refused by postoffice officials. It Is stated th.it the matter would probably await the return of Senator Wilson to this city. Ho la expected soma time this month. C'npt. Coon's \pi>oiut luent. WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. The appoint ment of Lewis H. Coon, as deputy coll. ctor and inspector of customs at Tort Towns enu. Wash., was announced today. nxblnaton Pension*. Special Dispatch to the Post-Intelligencer. WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.—An original pension was granted today to Martin C. Hopkins, Spokane. TH\T f7."»,«>00 ISStHWCE St IT. Seattle. Wash., Oct. 4, ISJ>7 To the Editor: Your article appearing In Saturday's Post-Intell!gencer headed "Sued for 17.". (MJ" a gres: Injustice to the Mutual Life. From the reading of the article it would appear that this Mr. Dlngley was Insured In the Mutual Life for I7"> 000: that he paid all it his premiums in full up to the date of his death, and that a death claim has been made to th© company and that said company refused same. The facts are that Mr. Dlngley, in IW2, took out Insurance in the Mutual Life ag gregating 175,000. but one payment was made thereon, which they probably hold the receipts for, and that the following year, when his prem.ums were due, he did not pay same, neither did he pay In 'S4. 'f»s or 'Jfcj, therefore his insurance lapsed in 'l*3. Nearly on® year after Mr. Dlngley'■ death the administrator brought suit against the company to recover !7;.0G0. Your article has been a source of a good many Inquiries, and I think It only justice to our company and the public generally to have them know that tho company pays all just claims, but that they will contest Illegal and unjuat claims. SHERWOOD GILLESPY, General Agent. MIXEHtL IX THE OLYMPICS. Tarboo, Jefferson County, Sept. V> To the Editor: Plea*# !<*t me know through the P >M-Intelligencer if the Olympic mountain« -were *v«»r explored or prospected. CHARLES JOHNSON. The Olympic mour»'itn« w*re ex-plored by an expedition went out by a Seattle newgpaper in the winter of IW9-90 and by A party of regular soldiers headed )>y Lieut. O'Nell in the summer of 1S'«0. S*.me vro»,->e'!inj| wn done about that time on the Skokomish river above Lake Cushman, -where copper ore was found, and of late years pr mlsicg mineral d!s cov» ries hwn beer* made on the Dase ■wallips. Duckabush ar.d Etwha rH-ers. Some development ia in progress on the Dose wal lips. r l he Humane Society. Owine to tl* continued !nd>r-«- «!on of Judge Roger 8. Greene, president of the Humane Society, the regular monthly nieftinsr far October has been postponed to the first Monday In November. Due ' rot: of pi ire of meeting will appear. The society is much gratified and encour aged by the application frmi outside towns for information regarding the or ganisation of a humane society. trsus show ing that the good example Is being fol j lowed. < f»l!ectr»r WXhura on Trial. PAV FRANCTSCO. 0"t « -In the T'nl **d States district court today Judge I>e hsv-n tmpen*led » J'iry to try ex-Reven .« ' ' ■.e tor O. M Wetburr. on ar. indictment for embexxletnent. containing forty-thr*« counta. The actual trial begins tomorrow. William P«ti n. at SPRING*!aid. 111., on Sat , yrday trotted half of a nv-te he-t i i , • e 'jst ;.A.i miie ever zuaua by <l ixov.cu E. W. NEWHALL & CO. Cor. Soco«d AT. tad Madisot St Importers .. Dry Goods •lid Cloaks. Moderate Prices a Specialty. E. W. NEWHALL & CO. Cor. Sewoad AT. aad Madlsoa Sit Third Annual Sale .. OF .. „ Underwear.. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, WE WILL HOLD OCR THIRD AXJII U, SALE OF I XDKHWSAS OX \EXT THIRSOAT, FRIDAY SATURDAY. HI WILL OFFER THE GREATEST V ALIKS IX I XDKRWEAR THIT HAVE EVER BEEX I'RESESTED IX SEATTLE | J | till Watch Papers for Prices and Particulars. GOLDEXSOX A SOXDIIEIH ProprlHwi. 805 First Avenue, Column Block. LIKE OX THE OCE%* WAVK. TerrlMe Experiences of mi Itulinn Ski lor. From What the captain of the hark sal!, the New York police expected to find a madman on board the Bpt«a, whlcU ar rived from Italy lately and an chored off Staten Island. W hat Police Capt. Sk-huitz did flnd when he halted at the opening of a pit In the how of the hark made him draw hack. In the dark riers there waj a crouehln* object worm* In* Itself from one wall to the other, with chains clanking about it. and moan a sounding feebly. Capt. Schultz thounr'it that It wax a dog chained to the floor, but the matted beard and long. unkempt haJP covered the face and head of a man. Ilia fyrs «h>ne with an unnatural 11/rht. With a cold chisel the rivet* in th« chiln were cut from the man's leirs and arms. He told lie name, Btef%.no Bpangnalo, and said that he had shipped from Alasla. Itr.ly. Six weeks asro, he said, he was at tacked by Capt. Frasego and the crew without cause, terribly beaten and put IT. to irons. He pointed to his gray hair as a result cf that experience. The mate, ho said, accused him of shirking his work, ar.d all the officers abused him and jeered Mm. Kl> ks j:nd ropes' ends finished what words be Kan. he said. Capt. Fraaego re lated the conduct of the sailor durlr.K the fitst pirt of the voysre. and explained th it the man threatened the lives of sev • ral of th ■ crew. "He became violently ii sane," «<ald the captain. "so dangerous that It was nece«s->ry to put him in chains." The police took the bailor to ib lievue hospital. Th Int >rpreter who translated the sail- of XiL;" '* ?f, e cr Z ot thousand# of youn* rr.en and*°Js*/l ft ftt >C * J L * h * vital spark Is dimmad by the I°** •' w# g£ itri&Ligf** ? i r, full or trouble bec*u«* **>• *[* r *** A jj)#rs •*• •* pr» —d. Pains are fe<t In the back, the h«**d »• di»f. * na fl*»ue*. Nervous debility Is approaching. Restore Happy fttaa i.< i n*w }>.f a»ure in living when you afe w-Hrlr* Dr. SaJBoJ® « or p!At--8 the nerv* »tr«!.*th. It pours vitality Into tt>a "gL a. , bou**nds of younjt men aand women owe their hsppin 4 ** mJ t book ■ >*•**'• t_ l>r. tellnLra of your troublaa and be win / nJ rtb. o®®* wt'ftien, wnlch will teil you bow to regain vital ntrve streaiw dresa SANDEN ELECTRIC CO-- # tOE. Oi TJIIIiD AMI WASHINGTON STKEET& W* or's story said that the man H ** pallor s'i >wed hie scarred and bru*e«' and said that when he for*-'' the captain only laughed at him I. Vunit nsIHAXCE. Utah Words of Praise fee «• ** ii*ui I sed la Wersway. Consul Monaghan. writing nltx. on the result of Itbor tawrwa. Germany, apeak* In high tern*... „ success of the «y»te» there in which the mate pay« ooe-t&WL ployer one-third and the ""P. j other third of the premium merits made Include U.w.w al g sickness, estimated to cover *» dt.>•*. costing |l«ft.lM.<*»- % u» pall out to working P fa mil lea, and includes nonis» penees of admlnlstwtlflß- T- . conrfsts of si< xness, ** m . and invalid insurance. In 000,000 have b*-n paid r mpi«y®r» P r,<l 47 5 o* (JOO.OUO. In other worda Monaghan. "working have rw-Hvsd more moner than they would have if «l' w „|. owned by their JJJ vid?d as communists er po, u, ao ti Hower • •. our consul does cot r*®"-" the aystem to Aiseflta. The oldest wooden J VU '^ , °L *yr world I. believed to be ****** H r gund. In Norway. I eleventh century. h "J*" !t »# by frequent coatings o. 1 of pine and in fantastl-