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ANACONDA, MONTANA, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17. 1895 PRIOE-FIVECENTS SPECTACLES THEY SAW VERY MUCH FROM25 CENTS FITTEDFREE. WomenWho Testify Against the^Noted Theodore Durrant. ARATHER DRAMATIC WITNESS Optical CollegeGraduates AREynu troubled with headache*'.' DOyou havo palm In or around your cyos.' DOyou sco ai well witli one oyo a* with the^other.' DOESbrigli. l!iii^t hurt your eye**.^ARE your eye* weak and watery.' Y0lT OWSLEYBLOCK, BUTTE. CarrespondencoSolicited. * S3I DRUGGISTS.1 : N. Maui St.. Owsley Illk Off FORTHIS WEEK ! Takeadvantage of our pale and got^^ knifo at factory price. Eah knife la guaranteed by the man^^ufacturers and also by us. 1 DRUGGISTS.13 ^. Maui St., Ow^lcy Illk FREDGAMER i she raid .^ho was rl a.rz.-_WtMtt cur when she i OurStock School Shoes^is Complete, and at the^Prices Offered are^Bargains. SheTouches the Prisoner on the^Shoulder and bays ^This Is^the Man ^-How It Is^Progressing SanFraivclscj, Sept. 11^The first^witness to-day iti'th 1 Durrani ease w is^Miss May LaiuiigUn, who had kl i .^fellow pupil of RLiinche Limtmt at tin*^Normal sohool. She testified that i^the afterno a cf April ;!. when school^was dismissed at ii ..'click, she left the;^school with Alice Plea-rant, now Mrs.^I^ irgan. They m ilked Blanche Lamont^.a mil .my Willi a man whom she j^identified as .the defendant in the pres- j^ent action. When ehe noticed them |^first Miss Lam.in: was smiling up at^Durrani, who was carrying; t 'ho Aa.^Sh : bntitiod the drew* and h.U worn^by Rianeho Lam in. and also Dur-^l .in : I .^; ;^. ^ i i.: ^ Ml I: r^\ llurr.int^and Mi: l.un r.: boarded a Powell^str. ; car g .ng toward Market str^ t.^As the oar passed over -the hill, the^wltn.as could still see it he pair in ani^^mated conversation. In ei iss-exami-^nation the attorney t for the ilifSBSS^Iri d . ^ shake t.lio witness' diK-tititli-.i-^tl art of the deft ntltint and tried to sh iw^titat (MM the position she only hiad a^IWIIIIsl vb'W of the features of Miss^Lam int's coni| ani sn. The witness,^bow -vir. persisted that there e ^uld b**^no mistake about her identification of^fejM prisoner. She saild that i j ^ saw i i ^^man distin'citly and 'that there could be^it i .1 nib*. that he was Durrani. She^admitted thai: she had never sei n the^prisoner before and did not see him^BS | In until after his arrest. Then she^ItaMM him in the office of OkM ^^^^V dice Crowley. C.A. Stevens, a gripman on the^Powell sttrei t lin ^, ^ is then called by^the prosecution Co sh nv Chat the I'.iw-^i 11 street e ns g ling .^lU'th all st ip a.^ct.ilif ^Ma street. Tile testimony Is im^^portant, as it sh m i tttac Mrs. Dor/ran^and Miss Lanniig-aia cinild have k id^^time to Lake a cartful look ait Miss^Iaamont and her escart while they were^en the car. Mrs.Mury Vogel. a new and import-^tint witness, ; ild in a straightforward^manner how she sat in her parlor on^ilhii af'terno m of April :i and n.itkvl .1^main waiting outside the Normal school.^Asked who the man was, She pointed^her linger toward Durrant and dramati^^cally exclaimed: ^There he Is.^ The^court w.-u dissatisfied with this Identi^^fication to the witness loft the stand,^walked down toward where Durrant^sat, and touched the iwlsviner on the^shoulder amid great excitement In the^court room, exclaiming: ^This Is the^man; this is Durrutn't.^ Continuing, she^said .that Durrani walked up and down^in front of the schi 1 for mare than^threo-quartiirs of an hour. She was so^Impress 1 with his , induct that she^procured a pair Of opora glasses to^observe him more clearly. When school^u is dismiss, I r--ho sow two girls emerge^from the building. She said that Dur^^rant accompanied them and the three^boarded a Powell strett car, one go^^ing inside and the other wrlth Durrant^taking seats M Che dummy. That^evening she told her husband about^the peculiar conduct of the young man.^When Durrant was arrested she recog^^nized him from his portraits In the^newspipirs. she explained her lour^and careful witc'ii. stating that she^suspected from Durr.m.t's actions that^ho was a burglar. After cross-ex iml-^nation lasting fir three hours, Mrs.^Vogvl departed, her testimony unim-^p cached. Mrs.Jam's Cross. :t was the last wit^^ness of 'the day. She is an elderly^woman and said MBs had known Dur^^rant will for four years. On the day^nt was murd-rt'l^ling In a Valcn -1a^saw Durratft sluing^OS the dummy in e imikiny with ^^young woman whom she did not kn POT.^She Identified Durrant with great posi-^:..v.:iees. Shown the cloth is worn by^MH he Lament a: the time of her^murder, she said that the young w ^man^^ iw with Thirrant wore garments^of similar cut and m it. rial. She had^in vir known llltinche Ija*mu*nt. The^pair rode on the dummy as far as^Twenty-second street, wheire th. y ' :'^the ear. pm,-^. ding in :)^^^^ dlrceti ^:i^Hartlett street. Eimunu 1 church Is on^BOOtWH sum. beitwe.m Twenty-siTond^and Twcnty-liliird. Mrs. Cassett's tes^^timony was noi shaken by cross-ex-^amunation. _ NAMING A COUNTY. andIrby In a hot speech denounced^Tillman for stirring up strife in the^convention, and said It came with 111^grace from a man to h. und his fallen^foe. and declared that llutler in patri^^otism, in honesty and courage was the ;^e^|ud of Tillman or any other man in^the state. When the vote was finally^obtained Senator TiUman rarrled his |^point and the le w county was nam d^Saluda Instead of Hutler, by a vote of^W to M. ECKELSINTERVIEWED. lieTalks About ilie I^ inn si' of ^ ^ u - l.nltHin BsMi^Copyrighted 1^ttt by Associated Press. London,Sept. It.^Hon. James N.^Eckil^. comptroller of the I'nlted States^ireasury, made thr following statement^to-day on the reipiep: of a representa^^tive of ihe associated press: ^Iteing this^far away from New York, and not know^^ing the txao: eondltions prevailing there,^which are producing shipments of gold^abroad. I feel I can say nothing upon^that sub)evt which will be of special ben^^efit to the public. Ueuerally tpeak.ng,^these gold shipments come about from^:ho fact that the American people are^buying a great deal abroad and are not^^slUng ItkMiM of their own pi^duetsi^to equalize things, thus necessitating the^stiilement of the balance due In gold to^maintain the financial system which^makes the I'nited Slates treasury the^general markei of supply for all requir^^ing gold. Consequently more or less em-^barrassmt nt comes to the administration^of the treasury department when these^balances rupi i ^ ^ o set tie.1 How \ --r,^the treasury has always managed to^maintain MfJMOtloo I i^.iyniint in gold^of Its obligations and always will do bo.^Th. yyttssj under which It is forced to^operate makes it sonu times expensive to^do so. 'but so long as representatives .In^congress refuse to rthange lh.it system^and so long as the voters tolerate them^the people have no right to complain of^the expi AFTER14 LONG DAI'S theBodies of the Victims of the El-^dora Mini Disaster Recovered. ANANTE-MORTEM COUNCIL CATBITES ARE 15AD HYDROPHOBIA NOT A SPON^^TANEOUS DISEASE IN DOCS. BOM IUiiI. (in Mail -Dr. Anlouln lilk.^About t lie lire i.l I Oil Disease-skunks^and t'lgs II in It. Chicago.Sept. 16.^Several Ohio peo^^ple are undergoing treatment In the^Pasteur institute, and Dr. Antonio La-^gorlo, director, furnishes some inter^^esting facts regarding the treatment^at hydroilhobla. He says It Is a very^Infectious disease, but can only be^product d by the poison being absorbed^Into the body. HydrophobiaIs more prevalent than^most people suppose,^ said the doc^^tor. ^It is not a spontaneous disease^In dogs. The poison may He dormant^for a long time, but it will In the end^act on the animal. How is the disease^acquired^ A dog must be bitten by^some rabid animal. Then It Is a case^of pass 1t on. If all the dogs wero^killed the disease 'w ould disappear. Tho^history of rabies Is ratiher obscure. It^has been traced back .1,(100 years. Allwarm-bliioled animals, even^birds, are subject 10 It. I have found^In my practice that Newfoundland dmgs^are most liable to bo Its prey. 1 regard^the bite of a rabid cat as more danger^^ous than that of a rabid dog. They^bifte deeper and lacerate the tissues^more. The disease Is purely pbyslrtil. Thebest way lis to dlslnfi^ct the^^wound with per-oxide of hydrogen.^If the bites are deep the cauterization^cannot ho thorough. In five years we^have treated .141 persons hrtlten by^dogs, nine by horses, seven by cats,^five by skunks', two by wolves, one by^a mule, and one by a pig. BURNED IN A SHIP. Sidnby Side the Doomed Men Llo^in a Cold Chamber to Await^the End Their Last^Mossageo. NewTurk. I^t. 11^A spe l d to the^Herald from Qkncouvor, It. t'.. says:^Advices received by the Australian^steamer Mrower.i savs thai the bodies^of the victims of toe KM of a mine dis^^aster have been recovered after two^weeks' burial. The men were working^In M. C Ayer's nine when the banking^made to keep off the river gave way^and filled the mine with slum. T oy^were Imprisoned and almost within^hearing of thq vscuers. It took exact^^ly 14 days to rOach the dying men and^In that time all iv. re beyond the need^of assistance. Evbi noes of the terrible^suffering of the i or fellows at the lastnonsntf *i. roost lisoiinoillm Relievingthat tie y would be eventual^ly reached by the res. uers but knowing^too that It would be to i late, the men evidentlyheld an ante-liOM C WMll, formost of them wrote letters to^friends and relatives from their living^grave and there vv.re evidences of^solemn Intercourse before death ended^their terrible suffering. All but one of^the men were found in a naturally^formed chamber, dying quietly side by^side as If sleeping. Th y won peaceful^expressions and must before death^have been lulled t . .b ath by goiter it, d^gas. By letters left they bid. koWOVOTi^been In conversation together for 24^hours after their fearful Imprisonment.^Th^ messages wen- written In the dark^and ll took six hours to dlclpher them. ON THE TRACK. AtBrighton Hearh. NewYork. Sept. K Th- eird at Brigh^^ton Iteach contained tint one good horse^In the whole lot. Plying DVI one , 1^he was promptly ^ -a; a. I. t^8, h w i^a lot of others. l-'ivefurlon^rs^Long llrook won. Chil^^ian) toga second, Cuckoo th rl; time.^I MIL Five furlongs-tiky BlM w.m. I.i^vlenta second, Imperial third; lime.^I tin1:. Mil)^Applause won, S. I on I \^tempt second, Thyra third: time, \:i:^...^Mile and a furlong^Adethert won, Little TomseeI, l'rtg third; time, 1:M. Mile -lookout won, M. Kee isoond. Nero^th-.rd: lime, 1MJ 1-5. .Mlb-Dungarvin^won, Sprite second, Jack Rose third:^time, 1:45. standardof physicians practicing In this^school of medicine and protect the public.^An organisation ^ mm.ttee is formed and lllil .Ml IV* hive l^. . ;i : ii., i for 'he ln- provementand the enriching of the na^^tional museum. Since my las: message^V^.i^iimin:ng claims have been taken up.^l n.br ihe law of ihe 4th of June last,^concessions have ln:i granted to three^powerful gold mining companies in Oax-^a i. Sinaloa an I l.ow.-r ^'..l:f..rn.a. la^view of sucoess obtained by thi*n thire is^no doubt that th^ industry will assume^large proportions without the kncciilive^of special concessions. There is alrcidy^a notable Increase In the output of gold^^ n the republic Thegovernment of the I'nlted States,^in a communication of interest regarding^the Irrigation works that exist on both^sides of the frontier, has Invited Mexico^to attend a national Irrigation congress^of that republic which is to begin its ses^^sions to-day at Atlniipirrqiic. This eour-^tei-iin invitation was accepted an I dele^^gates appointed. The total receipts from^postal service, show an Increase over the^previous year of iliit.tiO. Th.' total length^of telegraph lines constructed during the^y. ir Is T'C kilometers. S.n-e Apr.I last^71 kilometers of railroad have been built^and put In operation. I.iwyerllilller Drail. Indianapolis,Ind., Sept. I*.^Word his^been received from New York that John^M. llutler of this city died at the Fifth^avenue hotel at thai city, llutler was^one of the best-known lawyers In In^^diana. Hi' w as for many years a p truer^of the late I'nited States Senator Joseph^McDonald, liutb r n is lil ^. irs old. ARIDLAND FRIENDS TheFourth Annual Irrigation Con^^gress at Albuquerque, N. M. CHAIRMANSMYTHL S SPEECH GovernorThornton Delivered the^Address of Welcome Annual^Report of National Lec^^turer Emory. Men( hina Trouble. Ilong Kong. Sept. ll-It is report^rebellton his broken out on the In^of Ihe p.-ovince of Po Kien. The in^gents are said to have occupied the I^of llo: Ling, from which the olfli^all llel. leaving the people la Ihe ^^If the Insurgents. Da'teaehments of^imperial troops are advancing to^battle to the i isurs-ents. -da^rder^sur-^own '.als ireythe give DOINGFAST WORK THISWEDDING MACHINE RUNS^DAY AND NIGHT. rtei Mr. Iliinsliergrr spliced llo ('.tuples^la Align.l anil i'omluets an Klopc-^ment I ore in lii I mi in ^ i Inn. Clnelnnaitl, AtCinelnuatl. Sept.111.^There w.is,i fair Mail^irders -nlu-.tefl Kxpr* ^^^palil on StSBSSI nvt r S^5.oo. FREDGAMER ThePrincipal shoe Dealer. TwoI trot tiers Have a Tilt In Convention -llutler Doesn't do. Columbia.S. C, Sept. 16.^The pro^^ceedings of hte constitutional conven^^tion to-day were characterized by a^most exciting tilt between Senator^Tillman and his brother, George D.^Tillman, on the question of naming a^new i ounty. C.corge I). Tillman on^Saturday had succeeded in getting the^county named ' Butler. Senator Till^^man was absent at the time and re^^turning t'^-day he moved to change the^name to Saluda. In a passionate^speech he charged Senator Rutler with^being a traitor to the party and said^that to name, the county for him was^an Insult to the reformers of the^state. George D. Tillman, In re^^ply, tauntid his brother with fighting^a man whom ho had defeated, and^dramatically striking his breast ex^^claimed: ^Thank (Jod. there is no sen^^timent in my heart tint would mak^^me sto ;^ so l^^\-.\^ Tae svene became^extremely exciting an I the convention^was in wild confusion, which continued^until adjournment at 4:1.^. p. m. Sen^-^j tor Tillman in his speech taunted Sen^^ator lrby with not replying to his^\ bresther, G. D. Tillman, on Saturday, SixPassengers Mel Their l ives on the Meaner Ions. London,Sept. PI.^Fire broke out on the^steamer Iona, from Kdlnburgh to Lon^^don, to-day. The flam. I apri i I with^such rapidity that before aid reached the^vessel six passengers and the stewardess^of the Iona were burned lo death. The^fire was put out after a four hours'^st niggle. Ftredroke out when the Iona was off^Clackton in fhe fore part of the vesivl.^The passengers were aroused and it was^supposed all had sgegp | r, inl ,nt, |)urn.^Ing mbln. Whilethe crew were fighting the^flames the sailors on board assisted In^lowering ithe hats and supplying the pas-^songers with life twits. There was no^wind and the sea was |^erfecily smooth.^Ther e was. however, some excitement^and confusion among the passengers^when it was d-^covere.| th at some woman^and eh-ddr ti wire missi'.g. The steward^^ess re-entered fhe burnout cabin and^tried to rescue them a-..I she also per^^ished. Darknessa I IJM .- :n ^ke issuing from^the burning cabin eo.nbin.--l to make !t a^terrible scene. It was not until three^compartments were burned that ic be^^came posK.Me to safer tae esjbii where^were discovered the r. mains of six wo^^men and one child. Then the engines^were started up again ar. 1 the vessel pro-^cei h-d oti 'her ^ iy to lyjii Ion. Thereare many rumors In regard to^the origin of the (ire. 9om - passengers^alleged fho male passengers acted in a^cowardly manner, so king first their own^safety instead) of assisting the women^and children Into the boats. AnAp-esl t^^ Illinois' Democrat** Chicago.Sept. K^The legislative com^^mittee of the state democratic literary^bureau, of w-h -h .lien. T. Cable Is chair^^man, has lisued an appeal to the demo^^cratic voters of Illinois In which It says:^^Notwithstanding the action of the May^convention, thtre are many democrats Cn^the state, we believe, who refus** to ac^^cept its declarations as the true ssntt-^ment of the democrats of Illinois.^ It Is^contends! that authoritative declarations^of the belief of the party In any national^question can come alone from its repre^^sentatives in national convention. The^rommif.ee rays: 'W .eh a: I ill ' i-^vor the use cf silver as money, but we^are convinced that the fr. e and unlimited^coinage of silver at the ratio of 1^ to 1^by this country alon woulj result in^disaster in business an 1 the commercial^itereets of the nation, in which opinion^wc are sustained kg the most eminent^authorities on finances in all parties and^in all countries. attendanceat Oakb-y park to- lay^weather was cloudy, track fast,^and a half furlongs^Fair Lady^Passed second, imp. Sugar third:^:'^^'^. Seven furlongs^Montefous i^Lady Pepper second, Gateway^time, 1:2s. Five furlongs- Fa- g^Waguail second. Petraren third;^IBM. Seven furlongs^Nance r/en, Cher^ry Stone second, The Preserver thinl^time, l:l'7a4. Mile^Lobenguta won^Massle second. St. Macim third; It*)* The Fourwon.^lime,^won,^third;^won,^time. Iluektime. llaselmllVesterday Airlioston^I; llaltimore. 7. AtPdttsburg^Uame with Chicago post^^poned; rain: 'wo games to-morrow. AtLoulsv'.Me^St. Louis game post-^IMiiH'd; iW)it grounds. AtNow York-I; Philadelphia. 9. AtCleveland^7: Cincinnati, u. AtWashington^First game: Washing^^ton. 1^; Hrooklyn. 12. S. -oti I game:^Washington, I; Hrooklyn, 11. Thestanding of the elubs this morn ruj Tin-taMHM iVIn^PhilaiMfh. i. Pa.. Sept. 16.-The inter^^national cricket match between ^)\f.rl andCarntlirilge. past and present, and^the unlversl v :^ ims, began Friday, was^flnlsheil this afternoon and was won by^the American learn by luo runs. In the^llrst Inning the visitors piled up 2M runs^and as rhc home eleven ma le but 1W.^things looki 1 decidedly Itlue. In th^ tea*^end Inntng. ^i^wever, the Americans put^a total of M7 runs, giving th. m a b .ei of^ltl runs. Tk visitors could no; gauge^ihe swift tiowl.ng of Patterson and B^W. Clark in the si 'ond Inning, and there-^fore oould no: make the necessary runs. PRESIDENTDIAZ'S MESSAfJt-.. All Powers \re on trie ml.^ Terms Willi^Mesli-o - Kerominenda'Ion*-. M.x.caCity, Mix., Sept. Id.^President^I):az, In his opening address to eongreea^to-night, said: ^The friendly relatleai^with foreign |*o*wi rs have continued with^^out interruption since my last mi-saage.^Our exi-cutlV)- bodies have for some time^been endeavoring to obtain an amend^^ment of the extradition trea y of Ivil he-^tweon Mexico and the United States, ow^^ing to exp* nslv, and intricate judicial^proceedings which delay fulfi lment of^the treaty or. 1 !^ quer.'.iy mak it a di id^letter. These liffl ulties, especially In re^^gard to recent cases, have attracted at^^tention In Itoth countries and the Mexi^^can government has suggested through^the American legation here th. d. - .rabil-^ity of amen ling the treaty. 'Theagr. ^ tnent stgned in this city the^first cf April last for the s t'bmti ^ . f^the misunderstanding between Mexico^and Oust, mala r.girdlng the fulfillment^of the :.,a: liry treaty of IMC has !.. ,^approve.1 by the legislatures and exieu-^llves of both conntrles and Is now In^course of fulfillment. Owingto the prevalence of yellow fe^^ver la San Salvalor and Guatemala I:^has become necessary to decl\r^. all Cen^^tral American porta Infected and ^ stab-^L-ii mianntxi' stauons at ^ iv. :;.. r^po.nts en the Guatemalan front.er. The^homeopathy college foundid it: I gov^^erned by private practitioners has been^brought uuder state control to raise the Milwaukee,Sept. 1(1^Rev. Wi d^Anderson llunsbergir. of the Grand^i\i nue M. K. i hun'h, has been making^up his cash account, and the marrying^p.u ion tlnds it satisfactory. He has^married more Chicago couples titan all^Uho rest of the ministers, and has put^the record up to a hlgii place. In June^SH married l| couples. In July lie tied^M knots, win], in Auguai the numbu^n ached !^5. Heis not disposed to brag, and says^that If people will Insist on coming In^lilm, lie proposi'S to marry them In n^business-like way. Some days the^crowd Is so gn at about the house that^the iHilUe arc called to keep order. ItIs a fad In Chicago to elope to^Milwaukee, and be ^H uushVrgered.^^The preacher's wife plays an important^part In the ceremonies. She keeps the^various couples from meeting, and^while the preacher Is splicing a pair^In one room, his wife Is preparing^another s-ouple In an adjuinlng mom.^At times there are lovers In every room^In the house. And the fee! Rev. Mr^llunsl.erger Is shrewd. He always^says, with a Jocular smile ^^fh. any^^where from $5 to ^50,^ and rhat make'^the average man feel like a robber If^he lues not pay for his happiness in^good shape OnSunday. Mr. Hiinsborgcr march 1^eight couples In one hour. A DEAD BODY FOUND. ItIs ^ ii1.11 to He thai at thi Missing ^.II. Howard.^Special Dispatch to the Htandnrd. KallsiH-ll.Mont.. Sept. 1^.^ A ghastly^find was made on erasing . n ek, |tast tail^of town yesterday. Th.* skeleton of a^man to .which s'111 clung bits of badly de-^eoniposisl th sh, wasiv. rod in ,i thicket.Coroner Mettler has licen work^^ing all day for me- tangible clue to^what Is now almost a mystery. It !s sup^^posed to be the remains of O II How^^ard, who formerly worked at Whiteside*'^brickyard. Threew.ek^ ago Saturday night How^^ard, as was his usual custom, went d..wn^to the creek to take a bath and has not^been seen since, and it was while search^^ing for him the the rind ..f yesterday^was made. He was clad In a pair of^overalls, shirt an I vest. It Is only by^these clothes that the remains can be^identified. Some of his fellow laborer*^say that they are sa'islbd that It Is^Howard. There !s not a sign of v. il. ice^ror th*1 mark of a knife or a bullet on^h.s clothing or bones. An analyrl* for^poison is immpo-ssiiile. as th - rl sh and^internal organs have rott.d away. Noth^^ing can be found to indicate self-poison-^Ing, y. t Howard.has made n marks that^.bath was preferable to life. T.i'i is^the only clue. The position .n sh. 'h he^was found, ly tig fac^ down, would in^^dicate hear; failure. The lnquse' w.ll be^hill to-morrow when som. I.ght may hi^thrown upon the mysterious case. IBsPrison l iiiigress. Denver.Colo., Sept. ML Hat Denver^prison congress ..pen. d to-1 ^y w'th :'i^annual address of Captain Jo^*-ph^Nicholson of Detroit, president nf the^National Prison association His ad^^dress was a moelcl gf br. vlty. m-r dy^urglnv' upon the delegates p^rttnen^e^and terseness In their dls-ussions^There were Vt delegat-s present. 11 of^whom were women. Henry Wolfer,^warden of the Stillwater. Minn . i -til-^tentiiry. read a highly Instructlv. pa^^per on the parole system In peniten^^tiaries. *M-l.-ty nf Ihe truiv of IVnness *-. Cincinnati.O., Sept. It.^The 27th an^^nual session of the Society of the Army^of Tennessee, began here at M a. m,^with an unusually large atter lance.^More than 100 officers of high rank^were registered. The morning session^v. .s .!^ vot.-d to n-pirts and nutln:^business. In the afternoon the distin^^guished visitors and their ladies at-^ten led a reci-ption at F)irt Thomas, in^Kentucky, tendered by Commander^Cochran and other army officer;:. Albuquerque.N. M. Sept. Id.^Th-^fourth annual Irrigation congress^openi')! hero to-day with a large at^^tendance. Kansas. Nebraska. Tex is.^Oklahoma, OMogsMI '. I'tah, Calfornla^and Arizona being iv| - -.*nted lK*b-^gatee are also present fr us Mexico^and Canada. William K. Smythe.^chairman of the national exetcutlve^committee, addressed the convention^ns follows; Icongratulate you. gentlemen, upon^the record of the most momentous year^In the history of Irrigation, as a moral^ami Intellectual movement. This is a^record brightened by favorable legisla^^tion In several states where Indlffer-^etnee lias formerly defeat d every pr.e^givstilt.. ;i**|.I:\iti 'ii. marked b^ slgnlll-^^ ant uetlon by the executive depart^^ments at Washington, and crowned by^gaining the recognition of eastern pub-^lie sentiment Sln.-e^.* las; assemb'ed the Irriga^^tion movement in Kais.is. Nebraska^and Texas lias triumphed In effective^legislation, it iin ans .i n. w K.in.-as.^in w Nebraska and a in w Texas, or^the remaining stati*s ^if the plains^South Dakota had preceded her sisters^In provisions of Irrlgitlei laws, whll^^North Dakota and xkliboma hav ^^. ai ii well organized public sentiment^|.-^k!ng 10 similar resulls. Thepi- ^ igo I.'. . n.-r in August,^1 sin. of i law granting i million .n res^of arid public land t i each of the des-^ert stab's, called for the enactment of^supplementary legislation anil furnish^^ed th^* occasion for a vigorous cam^^paign before the legislatures of eight^stabs. Wyoming, Coloraule, Idaho.^Montana. W.i- iiington siml Nevada ac^^cepted lh^- gram of a million acres^each, and all except Nevada provided^o| , i.nidations and udminlstrath - ma^^chinery to retulcr th'* grant Imin r .^I., opi ratlvi'. In Oregon a vigorous^effort w ii ma le to the same i nd, but^was defeated narrowly In the closing^hours of the legislative session. The^laws enacted accepting the Car y^gran! mark a new era In our western^st tti'sinanshlp. Without exception^they recognize the right ami duty^of tin* state to supervse and con^^trol for IBs r. .dainatlon of public lands^and use of public waters. Without ex^^ception they fix the^at which lands and^rights shall In sold,^ei'lilli'll they provide^ownership by the^Hon works built jrfpe for a vis* mo vermin t of popaBsV*^i from the crowded cities thrDu*fh-^he world. CoKmlaaUon la the^! *^*eb**a*d of the hour, n ^t only here,^but eves-rwhere. Oosonizatttin from all^Ihe old countrtea to the new Is the price^j A 4 on -atlc traoiquiaity and national ex-^P ^ ti. inthe UraKad States this rmn-ement Iwill flow * Ussr to the Siiuth or to the^^ -:. n of Mmj West. We casinot Ut ^ S.iuUl Is to^^il iy our aggressive competitor In the^I 'tlng new population,^orx rb .mterprlee and opportunity^s .n-g t i gen the people, but the^Anglv-Sixon still tetnils naturally to^V.'e.t, a.t^l the clalrms of Irrigation^ire supreme. kl Cams; man Smythe'* address^waa delivered, routine committees were^1 All resolutions were referred^., i .^ *mn . '!^- ^;' hout de-^I ion Governor Trsnen-^: ^n d H^M^tJ the address of welcome^- i ^ a on behalf of the peo-^I i ^ . ' N x M xie^^. it berng one of the^mprohonsive and interesting ad-^^ m ole in the rouittry oo^i of .rrig-oitlon. being replete^with re ^: Is of what has been aocom-^plaabed :n thia line in our own terri^^fy in I sthowid ithe retnatrkable peo-^grstsa In Che territory ttirough which m-^I and o^ri^ irate effort in the^nasi of 1 i ms, storage, reservalra and^iitihi r works for the isrns^^rvaitJoo of^^ it r w.th wh.oii t^ reclaim and iw-^d ^^ pr idu rivo :. otherwise barren^i nt is ..f tills territory. Prof. J. B.^Canary of Kineas. taHitlnnal lecturer of^delivered his an^^nual reitort, after whk*a The congress^adj' turned. tolog at I angler*. Tinglers.fl. pt. 11.^There have been 21^a ogl I of cholera reported here. The^deaths number 11. A later report says hecholera is abating. HERREASON LOST THETERRIBLE RESULTS OF A^PRACTICAL JOKE. When the (ilrl Saw the Arm of a Cad.^aver In Her lied She West Mad^-scared student*. maximumprices^attaching water^and without ex-^for the ultimate^l^'ople of the Irrlga-^In connection with theselands. Tin* onuncl c.l .n of these^vital principles In the laws of five dif^^ferent stat. s Is anotli. r event which^renders li t year remarkable In the^history of irrigation Rut hi spic of all that has h.i u ampllshi d diitl- cuttleshave arisen In the practical ip-^lilk-atlon of the Carey law. Gr ave dlf-^|ei, noes of opinion as to its naeaMMaf,^have d)'V)'lo|s-d between . t.it. olllcials^and oflli') rs ^f the Interior department^I at Washing-: n Willieft wi- eVid til !^' t lie desire of congressto have these lands re^^el, ilniod and s.^tiled under state aus^^pices, the law has apparently failed^to ci nfer tin* necessary power upon^the st.it s. one of the most eiK'ourag-^Ing developments of tin- pust year waa^the act of Bivretary Smith of the In^^terior and Secretary Morton of the ag^^ricultural department. In countenanc^^ing th^* formation on the part of a^numlo r of specialists in t/i.dr Imr-aus.^of a body known as the board ^f Irri^^gation of the exc utile departments. Th.-i,, -. is- i t'y.ng f * uur.^ of the^matter is the ev.der ^ affords of a growingn .it, ..i in III tal circles ofii t' gat.1 'a as j, .-.isii mal quustion.^Tae aSOez i .ntpicu-'us irrigation attii-^U'.e In t . * I'r.i.ed Si.aics Is the district^law of Cillfrrnii. In conaeetton with^th's ^tw thin. ^ cm i ^-*ntly oceurrel^xn ev^:.: -f far r HHt ng Imporran. e to^ihcii'h tae econ itn.. * Mi practice of kr-^lig'aitijn. I refer p^ the decision of^Judge R .ss in ae I'm I Scales dis^^trict court ,t D i^ Aug lets, to bhe effect^IBM the Wi.gh; liw ij unconstitu-^tl ^ti d, and m.Ui v.a upon millions of^s1 - ur.,'.n losu. tl in r impllance of its]^pi i\-i^ ins a: ^ i:i\ li. !. If this decision ;^It accetted in rts fu 1 f ^ v ital m m-^ing. it U a i ii ilTliy ^^f she largest pr i-^ps .-ti ^ns. tt w a:' I d. Jtroy in a bre ath '^t ^ us -fulnrciss of gr*ai systems of ea- ;^I lis wh illy ^.- I iritally ottstrue. d.^w u! I I lung*' -. , . i -s ti.-. Industrial^ir. i iin ry '^ Vi!^r* and ', ilckly s. ^ \V^\^llstrii ts. atid would give to iriigaiion^in g .iiral I id npu.e in tlnincinl cir^^cles scarcely to be outlived in a getn-^.: i. n. H r Hi, in li bo Seen wlKthvr^:'. ^ I'ltit d S'i. t -supreme c iur; will^i aflrm the i mnding d elsion of^Ji Igo R -s. The bs'sr. legil -pinion ap-^; ar t- ly brk vrs . will. I believe I^*^^! .-. is live - ri..nr n: r. *t .inly of this^.ng: ss. l*u. ^f n a if arbl Amer .-a^tanugh'-u: M lengt'i and breadth,^whtci I .-iv i i ^ a ^^ I -s *f th** aw'-*: -*. I^siiurites ;; I t: . femr Lie 1 of^vhetr lnv ^ nt tu. ^catevt r th^legil Stilus. Bin.'e ti.e a IJ lu.-am fthe D.nver c nv ir :i the cause of^.rrigati ti his bc.n systematically pr^-^s :^^^^! 4 ^ nflu r.'.i il m* n .lt d it v^; i-^^ggzj and lo thv pubtlc at large in tae^great Kasgergi centers. Kv*trywher-' vre^'Mare found the four mo-Si potentlatl^i'li mints of Hastern life nvidy to oo-^: i. ^ with its upon any troid line^f i t: m whk h .is for in object the^u| :i tiie ina: cit es^.'he ezparji.^n of ni-^in rh-- West. These^First, the previa Wirs-aw.Ind.. Sept. 1*.^'Margaret^Meyers, a bright and promising stu-^denl ^n* the Mtln-aukee medical school,^was made the victim of a practical^joke and is violently insane. in ^ student friends thought to^^Ogge her by ptae-hig t he arm of a cad^^aver from the dissecting table in her^in I. When she retire! they waited for^a scr -am, but hear none, and bs-coxn-^i:m- alarmed at the ttranige silence in^the room, broke In the door. MissMeyers had partially disrobed^before she discovered tfhe ghastly osb-^Jeot In the bed. Her fright had de^^throned her reason and when the^Jokers entered, the girl was sitting on^the edge of the bed. glaring like a^tigress, and beginning to bite the flesh^on the arm. varyattempt made to soothe and^restore tin* girl to reason failed, and^hit father, w'ho lives In this city, waa^telegraphed for. MJss Meyers is hope^^lessly insane from the scare. The stu^^dents are overcome by the results of^their foolish act. SOCIETYMEETINGS. ilief of pressure^if ithe Boat: and^t.or.d gneatn-iss^f *ur elements arc nd,clergy. uhtrd. college*, and^[ lurth. organized labor. The time is TheOdd Fellow* in New Jersey-The a. at^V. and Army of tMl AtlanticCity, N. J.. Sept. 11^The^Sovereign Grand Lodge. Independent^Order of odd Fellows, assembled at Id o'clockthis morning. Dr. W. H. Izard^of Camden aeted as master of ceremo^^nies. Mayor Franklin B. Story deliv^^er. I th^* address of welcome on behalf^of the e-ity. and John S. Griffith on be^^half of the I. O. O. FT of the state.^G'and Sire C. W. St.-bhins replied ta^the address of welcome. The grand^sire then delivered his annual report.^At th.* conclusion of the reading of the^report the lodge went Into secret ses^^sion. Tin grand secretary's report^gives some interesting statlstaca at iBa^order from its inauguration In North^km t a in 1S30 up to Dec. 31. 1894, In^^cluding Germany, Denmark. Switzer^^land and Australia. Initiations Into^subonUnate lodges. 2.012.MI; nuaafnn^relieved, P).902.5d2: widows and families^rellev-d. 21^i.l^V m'-mbers decreased In^that tini :^; -^! total relief paid. t*I.*^IBMr-MT' total receipts. $17^.78^,202. The^^ i - ; a i^ !. gran '. treas^^urer, shows receipts of JSO.S0l.S5; paM^out from certificates. No. UN to No. !: ^ ii ^ in treasury,^J2S.801. 111** on - l'l K . on .lUfil . Knoxvflle,Tenn.. Se*pt. Id.^The ninth^annual encampment of Sons of Veter^^ans assembled at KnogvflJe tO*day.^CottmMnder-tn-Ch1ef William E. Bundy^..f Cincinnati presided. Every state di^^vision with the exception of Colorado,^11i in I i ^reg ti are represented. Threethousand visitors are In atteneB^an . aniong whom are Past Command*^er-ln-Chlef Lawler and staff of the O.^A. K-. anxl Govern ir L'phani of WiacoB-^sln. Governors Woodbury of Connecti^^cut and Werts of New Jersey srtU ar^^rive t -day. Governor McKlnley 0*^Ohio will arrive to-morrosr. AtI II lit HI nog*. Chattanooga,Tenn.. Sept. IB^TtuB^city has tieen as active to-day as a^California gold mining town during a^boom. With every hour the population^is Increased by thousands, and many^flnil | txuses. carriages and wagons and^multitudes of people throng the streets*.^The visitors are largely mads up at^veterans and their families or friends^wh . hav * come to see the great na*^^tional park dedicated on the site of th*^battle held of Chattanooga. It la mm^m ited by the various passenger agegts^I here that 15.00** visitors gad^. ! ire midnight to-night and^i ' ^ -i t i-morrow the ngazber^would be increased to more than RW* Iheiraieulau tiuestloav^S:. la.ersburg. Sept. 14.^Fro*^ a good^source It is learned that the posts has^accepted Sh** demand of the potrers Whh^regard to reforms in Armenia.