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THEANACONDA STANDARD. FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY 1. 1897
15
ITSSTOCKOF SHIPS
Whatthe United States Could Mustei^for Sea Fights.
IN THE IVBNT OF A WAR
Cruisersand Craft of Every Kind^Ready to bngage in Butlo-^What apaln Has in^Her Navy.
Inchmi.
moment,
pounds;^bell so
Amongthe possibilities of the new^year Is ;i war with Spain nvi r Cuba.^Tlif best-posted man on nava! affairs^in Muntana Is Mr. Waller S. Tnllanl Of^the bank of W, A. Clark ^ Hnither.^At the request of the Standard Mr^Tallunt han prepared for the Standard's^readers tha follow in , comparison Of^the two nutions in respect to fighting^qualities:
Inviewing th^ outcome of a war be^^tween the ITattad Ma^t^i an i Spain.
thereare several factors ;.i lain Into^aeocunt. The first Is the financial^standing of the two nations, the ISC-^mid the respective strength and ttll-^liency of the navies and armit s.
TheUnited States, with a population^of nearly 70.000.0IX), on Dee. l. Hag, had^a delit of tliu7,75U,l^7li, w hile Spain, with^a population of only 17.1'Ofl.uoo, has a^deht of more thin ILIOO.WO.OOQ, and^our credit is MMh iliat we could bor^^row any sr.ni that we would roquiri to^carry on the war. While Spain has ex^^hausted her credit and it would ba al-^most impossible for her to but WW any^^more. So that from the financial^stand the I'nited States lu's every ad^^vantage.
Thenavies of the two countries are^as follows;
TheI'nited States has D8 armored^vessels including II small monitors,^iinarninrt'd and live torpedo boats, be^^sides live torpedo boats and six gun-^bosts soon to be finished and placed in^commission. Our armored vessels srs^four battleships of the first c bus, (WO^Of the second Ha.s, six large two-tur^^ret monitors or coast defense vessels,^33 small single-turret monitors, two^cruisers and one rain. Our battleships^are th^ Indiana. Massachusetts, Ore-^ion and Iowa, Brat class; Texas ami^-Maine, second i lass. The Indiana^^ lass are ships of 11,291 t. tis' d Is place -^incut, speed i.'.'-j knots, armored on the^^Idea troai on i tttirat to tin other, with
3S-inehnickt I si a I plate, aeri.,.s both^ends, 12-Inch plate, lS-lnch platoon tur^^rets and from two and a halt it^ bei to^four Incnea on sloping dock nmi in tha^liox so formed are placed all the en^^gines, ooal, ammunition and other ma^^chinery bo- working guns, etc. Anna*^wiani is for 13-Inch tuna which throw
shell of 1,1M pounds with a powder
chariaor tit pounds; eight eight-Inch^guns, sh,.|| fla pounds, powder 12S^pounds; four six-Inch, shell 100 pounda^powder M pounds; SO alx-pouadetu; six^ooe-poanderi and tour Qotllng gans^.At n single discharge of nil her guns^the Indiana tan throw shells weighing
1,731pound.-, ami it is safe to say that^thei:' is not a ship nthiat. that can
makssncb a showing.
TheMaine of the SBCOfld ^ lass Is a
shipof S,oS0 tona apaad 17 knots nnd is^armonal with IS-lnch ata^ I plate, Ar-^mament, four lf-lncb guna shell ; I^j'oniids. so plated thai they caa be^llred in almost any dtaUoa; six six-
!ii h. t ight six-poiinib rs, eight onc-^pounders and four Gatllng guna
Thelargest of our monitors is the^Puritan, of MSI tons, armored with II-
elplate, speed 12's knots. Ar-
fourIS-lnch guns, shell RM^six four-inch rapid-flring,^pounds, four threi -pound' ra
andfour QutUnga,
Thaarmored rrulsers are tha New^York ami Urooklyn. The llrooklyn is^P..7I tons, spiaal 'll knois. armored with^five-Inch Steel plans and turrits with^It-Inch pinto. Armament, eight sight'
Inch,U Bve-tnch rsptd-flring, I] six.^poundera four ona-ponnaers and four
Catlings.
TheII small monitors wee built in^Istlt. but hnVS been thoroughly over^^hauled ami are lo-day in lair condi^^tion. They each have an sraismsnt of
tWOIS-lnch smooth-bore guns, which^have not very far range, as compared
withour now guns, but for guarding^our southern coast ihey would be very
useful,as they would be more than a^RUUch for any 11II 1st I that could pass^the bar.
TheBaltimore is a fair ^. i iple of our^Unan no rial cruisers, of about l.oot'i ions,^speed ^o knots, arms men I four sight-^Inch, six six-Inch, four alx-poundera^two thrse-poundera two one-pounders^and four Qal ling guns.
TheMinneapolis and Columbia are^our fast commerce destroyers, as they
ha\ a speed of 'S'. knots an hour ar.d^car. steam SS.BN miles without coaling,^and there are very fsw vessels alloal^that have th. ir spied. They aie . t^7.S7S tons, armament, one sight-Inch,^t ight four-Inch rapid-flring, IS six-^pounders, four one pounders and four^Catling guns.
Theram Katadin Is a novelty In^the way af ^ ship, as It is In^^tended in ram a vessel and sink her.^She is submerged v ban going Into ac^^tion except her conning tow er, which i .^Of heav y steel plate. Sin la also pro^^tected on the sides by six-inch plates.^Her spsed is 17 snots.
TheVesuvius is g dynamite cruiser^that throws torpedoes containing 500^pounds of il naiiiit.' or gun cotton a^distance of from one and on^-half to^two miles, and it Is claimed thai if one^of the torpedoes lights Inside Of near a^fort that it will demolish it. or should^one esplode within a hundred feet of a^vessel it an uhi ba sun- ba sink it.
TheHelena is a fait sample of our^small gun boots of LSBS ions, apaad 13^knots, am aim nt t ight four-inch rap^^id-flring. two six-pounders (our ^ne-
pomalei- and two Catling guns.
TheI'nited States i- now building^five n^w battleships which arlll surpa -^the Indiana In apaad and In light.ng^powers. Two of them will soon be :u^the Water. Th- other three w ill not be
launchedfor about a year. There are
alsoin building a number of torpedo^and gun boats which can be gotten^ready on very short notice If they^should be required.
Inaddition to the tegular warships^we have four large, tine BtSgBnara, 'be^New York. Paris. St. Louis and St.^Paul, which the government can take^and In a few days convert into cruisers^by putting guns aboard; and tot the^last six months we have been making^such guns and now have quite a sup^^ply on hand. are mum also tit out pri^^vateers by the hundred, as we BBS In^the war of 1S12 that would soon sweep^all of Spain's commerce from the seas,^and from the way the different navy^yards ar^ working day and night It^would look as if 1'ncle Sam does not^intend to be cat ght unprepared.
TheSpanish na\y. according to the^last report of the secretary of the^navy, consists of the following ves^^sels:
Threebattleships, one of the first^cla^s and two of the second class, and^thrc armored cruisers, six In all ar^^mored: eight unarmored i ruis-rs. 22^gun Isiats and .'2 torpedo boats, or a^total of 58 vessels, it will be seen from^this that she has only six armored ves^^sels to our 2*; 30 unaimorvd ba our 0*^22 torpedo boats to our s;x. We must^also ta'c intu consideratiou that most
ofthe Spanish vessels are old. and as^compared with our new and Improved^shl|^s they would ^^e almost helpless In^a fight. Our ships are manned by the^best seamen In the world, while^Spain's are by almost the poorest, for^as our great authority on naval mat^^ters. Captain Hahns, puts II. ^two^French ships of equal tonnage and ar^^mament are equal to three Spanish,^two English are equal to three^French. and the Americans are equal^If not superior to the Fngllsh.^ It will^be easy to see which nation would ha^the most likely to win on the sea where^ull the fighting would take place.
VALTER S. T V i.l.A NT.^Dutte, Dee. 30, IM*.
inMOBTHukN Montana.
figure*uml I net* That Heal With the^stated Wool Industry.
OS).t Palls. DaS 31.^The grilling h^^ill,-tries of Nun hern Molilalia are In ex^^cellent condition. The financial depression^with Its consequent low prices lias had^the result of bringing about more eco^^nomical methods of management. I he^expectation of a tariff ull wool has In^^fused lll'U life llltO tile WOUlgrOWlllg OUS-
Inessand while those engaged 111 tlo in^^dustry do not ex|^ect to realize tlo old^fancy prices, they arc c.mlldciu that^proiqieroua times are headed 111 llieir di^^rection.
\like snaMaanx la aasass/si by the
cattlemen.Throughout Northern .\lun^ti.ru^on all of the big ranges^the eoiid;-
Ilions are satisfactory nod even t x.'client.
iThe menace of tha long-conimtietl oils-^laid luia ills.,pp. an d and tin country Is
|free of llie seinblaiue of snow. The Ill-^Jury to tattle by the NuvtagBUf siono^was largely ssaggsfalod anil stock is at^present In fairly good CSndltiSH wit It the^piospeet of a ^rootl demand In the future.^The SXOaUaSI prospect., tor the future
ofwouigrowinu in Mortbera Hantaan is
Idue In no small measure lu the In:rode.e-^tlon of Improved methods of BBMSgB-^| mi nt In nn Interview with II. Percy^! Clark, of Clark Pros.' large and model^| sheep mnsh In Teton county, he t x-^plahnd to n Standard reporter some of^! tha difficulties met by the early wool-^grow, rs. aid gave a resume of the pres^^ent status of the Industry.
Thefirst hand of sheep,^ said Mr.^( lark, ^was brought Into the teirltory in^, the 'ii I from Idaho, and ware horded (Of
anans in tha vicinity or listssa The
methodsof management were prlmlliM.
Theowners did not rtcognize the na*
Myfor the erection of sheds, ami little^or no hay was put up for feeding. Cotise-^ajUently severe lossts were met ami the
IInfant Industry rsoafved a aaaMad set-^buck. I came to Montana in ISM. ami at^that time the BntttSaSSS WSfS la conlrol
oftha aauntry now known as Tstsn
I(utility, and were bitterly opposed to the
introductionof sheep sb the nusjaa t'on-^! aeowostiy thay did ail in thshr power to
;dtive the sheep out of tho country by^i lushing out the grass and In Inn to In^^timidate tha samara The ahaap men arose
thereto stay, liowe\er. ami SSOM ha^Seitber bluffed nor frlghiemd. The oltl-^tlm. rs in the sheep business built tor^pins primitive Pit-routed sheds, six to^seven bet hash, with sod walb. Tha etib-^! ins for tht men were small and unconi-^toliable and all mo and slept in the
aaasataaaa aTa put up a six-room ksj
liaise and shhigletl It. instead of using^tha proverbial tllrt roof. The sheds we^SCSI I d were ^ left high and we ^natty
foundii sretttahsi to ihlngts tbasa, as it^ssvod loss during the la ashing saaaaa,
SVbeOstarted in n sponsible men were^st arte. Those we could get welt mostly
fugtttvesfrom justice, ahaosataty rsefc.
Itss uml hail a attSJM dt stre to ran^tilings ami do as thay phased. We Start^^ed in with SbSa) ahaap^MM arasaSng awoa
andthe rest lambs. Kuim theSS up to the^present time we have raisctl anaUgh to^market very heavily and ^e ^cl hSVS^sboSS sLaM on the ranch.^^Prom the lirst It has BSSg a constant
studyof improved astthods. In HUBblng^seaasn it wna the ouataas to slaapiy htava
thelambs and awes In a hunch ai night,^Willi a scarecrow and I lantern on a pole
tokeep away tha wolves ami esyotso.
Outlirsi improvement was in erscl a^a umber of Inelossd sews, open at tha top.
Inwhich tha lambs were placed si iiIkIh.^We bad 13 or 13 Of these pens distributed
overtha range A man ^as employed to^bring in the iambs dropped on tha rnsaje
andalso those in the panel- W e divided^out bla shed by live partitions, thus mak^^ing It easier for the lambs to Ibid their
mothers.Under the t*'i system tha funn^^ing band BSSJSBStOd of MUX We redin ed^tlie band l.hoo, making it easier to handle.^Pormirly the onrrnls were only lafg*^^ ssnga to hold half the band, the other
hlit would be kept In ^ bend la tha creek^durang 'he night, aad the basdar lived in
alent close by. We put up permanent^wolf-proof corrals at various points on^Ihe range and built cabins for the In rd-^t rs. We also made It a point to put up H^Ions of hay to every thousand sheep.^Baftap sheds were erected to protect^I. nibs from storms and wagons ar^ M StM^In USS to bring in land's dropped on the
range.Afterwords are found it practica^^ble to reduce the hands lo *.^.^. with two^nun to oseh band, anil to asasMg our
nunaasgshad ''^ kg H feat, Wa ansa a^ayatsni af such shells, sudor ehatna or
theovirstt-r. live or six in a bunch, at^various pupils on the ranch. When the^lambs pi each band number IM Ha y lire^put In one band and MstTHSUtsd BVOS the^ranch. By this system the owner tan^li mb his shSop at unc-half the former 0k^^pt use. We also httlWdUOSd sheep crooks,^which ami a vast improvement OVOf the
oldmithods of uaaag hnnah to aateh tha
sheep.Hrlft fences Were put ill lo kei p^snow from the .ovrals. thus keeping
themclean and esaaparetlvely dry. The
t'li phoin system whleh we Itistnlli d has !^paid for Itsslf many times ever, We SSVS I
:ti miles of nara in and are enabled to
keepperfect control of the entile ranch^at all Hints and to receive ti ports from^all the stations. Th^ laUSgnetOf is care-^felly watched and kail I III ItOUO forward^^ed every morning. Two or thaWI tinns^every day herders report at the nation^and receive orders from the cilice at the '^main ranch. 1'nder lids system tin re Is'^no opportunity fur the mi n to SSgtSSt
thaarduty, in ana anaa following ^ statni
1.170sheep were saved, which, had it not i^been for the early information rt ^ ^ veil^by telephone, would have bOSS lost.
Theshearing macldm is another Im- |^ptovement which will larsi ly it .l a , the^cost of woolgrowjug. The tendency at^the present time Is to do more leeiilng^Instead of ranging. It has been demon- j^strated that the in.Teased value of the^wool will pay for all hay and fed. lie-^s'ales brlncitiK a Inrui r profit on the mut^^ton. Mr. Plowtret Is '(,^^ foreman of the^ftedlng system anil tUS results whh him^have bet n most satis:'.i-tory. His idea is^to feed mutton sin ep in the wilder and^place them on the market In the gnfkag,^When the prices are high and the market^stiff.
Amongthe large transactions in the^sheep 1 uslness during the last ^c.ir in^Northern Montana may Is- mentioned the^purchase by ISower ilros. of a large sys-^t(tr. of ranches about two months ago.^Kyle Prtol ha^ bought out the Coo|wr in-^terest Interet' m ihe Coopt r-Martm^Sheep company, consisting of 12.(^^^ sh' ^ ,'^s.iM) acres of land and five winter sheds.^A man from Canada l i t summt r was^looking for Ji.iW head of sheep and ot-^feted tl.2*i i^ r head, but did not sueecd^in getMng what he wanted. Mutton sheep (^have sold recently at 2 cents deliver*^!^at the railroad, and sheep have Inereas. .1^In value during the last year from r,n to^7*i cents p**r heat!. Since election wool ha*^risen from 2 to 3 cents a tesansS, Should^a tariff bill BBSa putting pi cents a pound^on wool, v, 1th no loopholes, and lu time {
tokeep out the foreign clip for P07. Ihe^Montana clip will sell In the ntghliorhood^of Hi tents. The last year has witnessed^a large Incrt-are In the sale of million^sheep. In Pergus county alone l^.tl^1 were^sold and large sales were math' In the^other counties of Northern Montana It^I..- bier, found of \iial Importance to^bed salt to sheep Instead of depending^i.|k^n alkali licks as formerly. It not only^fattens the sheep, but makes the wool^softer
Notthe least Imtvortanl among tht tni^provenients Introduced lu the SBSS| in^^dustry must hi gnasttsnsd the Improved
BMXhsdiof esaaasg, which bna laasaMod in
greaterumfoi mit.. In iiualtty of the t lip.^heavier fit t ees and Increased Weight of^Fheep
Ama rtsult of all these various Im-^provements, which are now being gen, r-^ally adopieii thniuehout Northern Mi.a-^bsaa, we have reteived stveral Bsaaaa ,l,r^tin best ^imi| raised east of the Missouri^rlv.r.'
WoolsrowlagIn Northern Montana has^Increased so rapidly and lo such an ex^^tent during the last few saSSX that (in at^Palls bna In i mile one of Ihe largest Ini^^tiatory wool shipping |Ki|nts In the world.^The shipments this year from Ureal^Pulls wt re nearly Mwaw pounds, r'tgh-^tt eu thousa al ttouuds of wool were shlp-
petifrom Mavre, '^ .^ t-,,s7ti fwjea Pott Baa
ton.more than l'm.tno pounds from illas^gtw and large quantities fiom l'ullier|-
- Malta. Chanoati and oilier points 111
thenorthcasleln pari of the slate. Steps^are already being taken to concentrate^the wool all at one shipping pStnt, as^nearly as po dblo, lo facilitate tile astHng^and to afford a better mirktl. where
therela more asasantflaaa aaaang shasteeg
buyersw ho visit Montana utter Hiiear-
illL.
Theimporianre to Nortliern Montana^of 'he stuck falsing Interests cannot no^overt siimatid aSHgasSUtS ot t attle and^sleep hive materially Increased In l^!^l^over Pit^.. Figures for the entire shipment^of live stock from Northern Montana tor^lv.ni are not ^el available, but sortie MSS^o' Its importance tan Ih' galled from the^fact that from points 00 Ihe Molilalia^Central alone leu cars of cattle ami^'dK ears of sheep were sent to^asStatU markets. At the opening of the^real there were in the various SMUMtaa^of Martha rn Montana the lo 'lowing n mi^^lter Of cattle and sheep: Valley county,^21.tWi t attle and 1 r. W-i sheep: Teton coun-^ty, :!2.3Vi cattle and WI.2VI sheep: Pergus,^i)I.I7'i cattle and 173.till sheep; t'hoteaii^Bishl entile anil hSXIM sheep; CaUOOda,
wi ittls and hhUM sip. it win if
observedfPOBJI these figures that there^ate more cattle In ChOtona than in BUS^oilier county In the state, and that Fer^^gus county Is entitled to tha banner for^having the largest numb r of sheep, lu^the live counties which constitute North^^ern Montana there are nearly a BJBWtSf^i.dlllon DOttle on the ranges, and wlthm^ill^ limits of the sumo district ihere are^more than one and a gjUaftef million af^sheep.
Itneeds nor furthir argument to con^^vince the Intelligent reader that the^stock indii-trv Is a mat. rial factor In the^Wealth .ni l prosperity of Northern Mon^^tana.
o
AMlgge^ti\e Ite.pnn-e.
Promihe Chicago Tlmta Herald.
Unconsciousharmony betwoea ser-^iin n ami response w as loo attach lor^Rev. Simon J. IfcPherson yesterdn)^morning, lb-preached on licii' in the^second Preobytorinn rnurch, but foun i^ihe response selected by the innocent^organkd was altogether too appro^^priate. The hymn was changed, but^not biTore (be air had been played, to^an u^ ooanpaninient o! a broad grin mi^Hie fine of I Vary one present. Hr. Mo
Phiraon (ha s not oousull with hso ay
gnnlst,A. I'. Mi Cat I ell. as lo the S^r-
Intcivstiii!'Talk About Some of Um Koynl Horses in the^Hitter Root Stable.
Writtenfor th^ New Year Standard
Hamilton,Dec III.-Among Ihe sen^^sational kssMeuu in tht turf history^of this country, th. names of Tam^^many. Montana and Ogden will figure^pi eminently as long as ihere Is a story^told of great laces and how they wete^won. The performance of the noble^i heat nut son of Iroquois In the Ken I na^^tion of MM ami his BmBbMM matched^laic with Lamplight! i in the following^| k asoll Will long be leuiellllieli d and^w 111 stand as matchless i ^, eids of gang-^Iniliient lines. The iciiiarkable run of^the big bay son of Han Pox in (he^Suburban of ISM when he scented nut^' of the rate and OUSsa down lbe strstch,^I passing one of the I n u st ami In si^( liclds thai ever stalled M any Suhurh-^I mii. Is Mill spoken ^f when hWUSOnoU^an telling ot cSaoa finishes ami bril-^li nn dnohaa. The stoi^ of how John^Campbell look Qajdasj hfoan the Man-^Itana tracks and won with aim tha^i glial Futurity stake, in ihe BOO| time^I thai was ever tiiade over the course^I ami from the baM lot of tolls that has^j lucetl a starters (lag in many years
thaiis too recent a soeforuMsuce to
naodret ailing. It is noticeable, how-^' t \ ^ r. thai ihe eastern turfmen an- still^j living to tell aXM it hapltellcd. It Is
smallwonder, then, that the |pic of
theBSttOf HimiI. the hoaaa ^^! the gal^^lant animals, ami of all Montana, for^that matter, take Ihe greatest pride lu^inis tret of hoist s thai lias carried lo^victory the colors of the Molilalia sta^^ble against foarful odds. Add to the
li.-iImported Lnvorneaa the areasssf of
InsKngllsh home as a 2-year-old, and^you have a quartette of racers that^probably no other ranch than tha uu-^ter Hoot si. t k farm t an product .
Heretin ' noble animals are ill home^aiel lo re BTOWI the image dial helped^in make tin In the licet creatures that
loweredthe ataadnraai of the aostern^iiaiks ami brought to the front the^totem of Molilalia. The history of^these animals imikis interesting read^^ing, .til of them have contended with^th^ best colts Unit were on the turf In^their racing years and all of Ihein, ex^^cept Ogden, iinxe retired ^^^ the fans^l eie in the Hitler Root, where the] are^now in the stud, and where tuiun w in^^ners of Realisation, futurity and Sub^^urban are being bred to repeat the pel-
formnnceoof their sires. Ogden has at
leastanother s, a sen of racing ahead^or him and is slill in tin Boat, the^si ^ if ids greatest triumph the
greatest,Indeed, that can be plat'-d to^the ( red it of any horse.
TAMMANY
aithe band of the list, is Tammany,^the handsome rheetnul horse, whose
triumphlin tile gnat set the wind^ rac^^ing world wondering^ Torn many i- by^Iroquois, winner of the Kngllsh Derby,^mii ni Telia ha mo, aad was foatai a'^the Bella Meade form in Teamoaoea
in I IBS, As a yearling he was pur-
rhanedand brought to the Bitter Hoot^slock farm, where he was raised an I^trained, ins Brst racing was dona in
iheKa.-l In lMd. where, as a 2-yciir-old,^I^ made an excellent record. He won^ilie Cie.u Rcllpso stakes, worth $21 ^^:^^.^against , Hi starters. He sold^nt i^i lo 1 In Ihe betting ring. Later in^Hie Sanson he Von tin Criterion stakes,
defeatingPnca'a Muni and Mae I to^Patron. The diitance In these two
manyad^^here in the
tin
lis.t-
anda quarter in 2:06'-j. This cloned his^racing. Since then he ftas lteen at the^Hitter Root farm. He has BOOBS prom^^ising colts that will make their appear-^aaC4 as S-yOBuT-OOBB next season He is^the same handsome horse that he al^^ways was ami he recelvi^miring visitors In his BOUM^Hitter U^ol v ullej .
MiINT A N A^Montana, the winner of^tioual Suburban of PtH2. Is by Itan p. v^i King Han-Mau l llainptoni out of^Imp gin en. by Scottish ^ Bief, Ha w as^fe.lbd ell Ihe Kallcho del I'rtSo, Feb. 11.
Kah\ami was bawnghs tM the Rat tar
Itootas a yearling. In IVM. as i .'-^yenr-old. he pM second |a Pb knii hay^in the Withers stake in a field af Rvo,^in 1 M%. In the Belmont slake he ran
sed to Fog ford, lining the mile aid
aquarter in !:#^%. He ran nspbifsd hi^tha Tibstic ami ihe Onanlbna stakts
nndin Ihe IJealiiation run suul to
Potomacin mie of the , BBBSOt BsbBBOS
ell fI He Willi tile I .till I I.l Vi I Sl.tk'.
lining the inile ami theighths In
lift,defeating Btrathaaaatk and Phaarro
anda Beid ^f live This slake was^worth M7JK, In the following year,^as a 3-year-old. he started In It rates^ami wen four. In two he was UU-^platt tl. but ho was inside the money In^all th^ others. He won th^ Light^^weight handicap, defeating Reckon nnd
l.lzxle.There were six starters and^Ihe distance. l'^ miles, was made In the^record time. In the Suburban. Mon^^tana made the reputation thin will en^^dure as long us Ihere Is horse lacing.^There were II sinners ami. after sulk^^ing all the wav into the stretch, refus^^ing to reeaKNML the hag ^'^^' started in
runand passed the bunt It. winning in
ahaJr-brsadth finish from Major Porno
andLamplighter. The lini^ for las^mile nnd a quarter was |:gj 2-V Tin-^stnha was worth II7.7.'io. In the RfBt^division of tho Fourth of .Inly hainb-^tiip. he ran unplaced, bis stable com^^panion, Sir Matthew winning first^money In ISM second division, lie was
alsounplaced in the Champion siake.
He won the Comparative sink^. P
mikein I am, dofeotlng gorhvillo Beilo^and RerkM Snd winning Man In the^Twin City handicap, In- ran thud lo
Lamplighternnd Bsno.net, the mile ami^a quarter being made in I second nasi^a half slower time than in the Com*^putative, He won the Labor Day
bondleap, defeating Btrnthmsnth saw^ai d a tiebi of ti\e lie ran^the May Power, New Vmk.
and Manhattan handicaps.
rest'dand prepared quietly for the Fu^^turity, The story of that late Is fa^^miliar to all horsemen. The fi. Id waa^the boot that has started In the rare
foryears and Ogden. an unknown^horse ridden by an unknown rider, won^easilv. defeating the much-lamb d and^heavily-backed (irnainent. His next^start was in the Flat bush stake on the^same course. He was defeated In this^event by ornament, but his previous^and subsequent form snow that he^should have won and would have done^so had It not been for his rider Hut^he more than evened the score when^he met Ornament again In the 'imat^BustSm stake over the same count^.^He wen easily from a large field, or^^nament IsiiiK fifth, ogden carrietl Ut^Bounds In this event and made It in^I I^ the same lime that he mad^ in the^Futurity. He Is considered one of the^most remarkable 2-year-olds that have^i o d In this country. He is now m^th Fast
TeaTray
thirlin^Fordham
AtIhe close nf that season he was re^^ined
IMP.INVERNKRf^Imp. Inverness was foaled in Kng-^land lie Is by Cymbal, out of Hell^ of
Bootland, she i^y Rantr Bthol He has
theblood of the lines! sita s in the Kng^^llsh list. Bird catcher, Touchstone and^Blacklock. He wna brmtghl to tins^country, aftei he had completed a brl|.^ttUUl year's racing as a 1-saaV-oM In^England, where he met aii tie cruch
coltsof the year. In tight stalls ho^won tin . was BOOOIld 00)00, third inn !^^and unplaced once. Ii was intended^In race him in Ibis ^ nutury. but be was^injured on the voyage across and was^nt once plmed In the stud. lb has^provi d a remarkable sire, all of his^colls being good race horses, gennlor
NEW VOIIK'3 R^UbKINb
tribes si SasMWBI I.It big on Itex-ri ill inns^MPlii,, tin. s'ate.
Thereare a.nnn Indians living on res^^ervations within the Isiumiaries of the^slate of New York. Luring the last H)^^.-ars there has U-cn little change,
slthsrby gam or loss, on the Indian
ieserx atitttis of New Vork. except on^what is otiiow ii is th^ St. It.'gis reser.^^. atlon. in Franklin county, fronting^on th^ Hudson Hver. Th^- St. Kegls^tract divers M.mm at res ami is owned^by the state, me Indians enjoying what^is called ^the right of i^i upam y. rent^free.^ (thats is UO suih right of occu^^pancy rein free under the laws of the^stale of New York for persons w ho are^not Indians), and In addition the Ut.^Itegls tribe receives an annuity from^tin- state^presumably for not going^over to Canada. The population of the^St. Itegts r.s.nation has tripled in to^years-having increased fiom 400 to^I..mi. and It is the only one of the In^^dian reservations which has Increased^amterinily in gaasjaaUaa in the last^half cent my.
Thei im,ii,lag.is. with a reset-vat ion^near the rlly of Syracuse, have 7..100^acres of land and number at present^about BSBl They g^ t in annuity from^th^ DnRod Stat'm goveennmSBl and one^from the state government, ami In ad^^dition to tins receive a yearly gift of^salt from the ki^ Innda betooariBg to
theslate in the neighborlintitl. It has^lieen sabl soi.ietlmes that a few Isit-^ties of lirtwater would lie accepted at^any time b] some of the Onondaga In^^dians us a fair substitute for the salt,^there being a preference for tho^qU' iu her of thirst DTI i the BBWBBX)BBP of^thirst. The Tiiscaroras. whttse reserv-^alb'ii is In tin' county of Niagara, have^li.200 ai res and number about Co. The^Tonnwatitlas bat a i tervatlon partly^In QagBSBSO ami partly in Frie t oiinty.
Iti eye's 7. Il l' s. Th' ^e are Koo To-
nnwamla.s.In I^^ r.r. tin re were MR^Tin v gel an annuity from the I'nited^Stabs government ami an annuliy^from the state too. Iiut no salt. Th^^Bhlnnecock Indians, whose reservation^i- car Bout bam pt on, on Long Island.
ha'about loo acres. They numlter^abi'iil pNi. and are of three tribes- the^Moln guns, the M 'blanks, and the^I'lioscpaiin ks i i i the im. nla reserva^^tion, four mib s south of ( 'tenia sta^^tu.n on the Central road, there are i i^Indians m i upying toil a. rt s of land.^Th \ ale the last survivors III this part^.if the Gauntry of the ee ill 'tin i
tribeonce as famous us ihe Seminoles^or the Cheroheaa .Many nmre In nuns*^Iter than the OuohhsB are the BUBBBOWa,^of whom there are more than a.isio who^have two reservations^one In Allegany
BtOUlie Intends t^ praach on Sundays.
Mr.MeCnrrolt doaa sot worry the pas^^ter a out the hymns he BBBSCta for the^worshipers to stag Both truat aashU^other Implh Illy, but in future Dr. M^ -^Pherson will look over the Rot Of hymns^1 . I.ne he goes in'^ ti e pulpit. Dr. Mc-
Phoien ii tin i lied on ^lit il.^ and pic^^tured In tmratag words the terrors^^waiting tha aaropsntanl wicked in the^to xt world. His aaraaan mad^ a Sbhbi
bancanion on the congregation. At the
conclusionsi tha sssconrsa the panans
usuallyrt'lll ^^ ^' the hymn to lie^sung as a response. The organist had^pot known th- subject of the a-rimm^when he selected the response, and^thought no more about It ufter ho had^compiled his list of hymns.
Thepastor fumbled with the list.^COUafhsd, and BBBhad a trifle embar-^tussed. The organist bi gan to play the^air pianissimo, and a broad grin spread^over every face. Dr. Mi Ph' rson looked^BPpOOllnBly upward to th^ ^ rganist.^and then turned over the leaves of Ihe^hymn bock with desperate eagerness^Mr. MoOrrsO l-ft his pipes and hui-^ried (low 'i 'o th- pastor
Wemust change that response.^^whispered the pnotnr.
Why^^asked the organist. Inno^^cently
I have ls^cn prearhlnir on 'Hell.' ^^said Dr MoPherson. and the response^you have chosen Is 'What Must It P.^^to He Th'-re'' We cannot have that
p.venthe solemn organist grinned^as he ' limited to the organ and started^up ^Art Thou Weary^^^- o
MoreIVnrcfnl Tlnie^ I vpertrd.
Fromthe firand hSUBBhl Herald.
ItIs quite probable BJbUBJ will lie no^more Ink bottl^ duels In the eongresslor.al^.rmmltt.e rooms, no*- that the Faloom^have Iteen removed from the capltoL
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Subscrlle.for the Standard.
SSeUtSwas six fWelsnga and he made^the (listaiite lii 1:12 ami 1:1SV4. Titers^were site starters in the Criterion and
ItlMMake was worth SB,aSR In the^se e ysar he ran asrpencod in tjbs Fu-
|tnrttyand ran third to st. Joha and
ICome-to-Taw in n sweepstake event.^I lb also tan third In the RelSCl stak-s.^I being beaten by Ills llighinss and St^, Florlan. lie was unpluced again in^i Hi^ Junior Champion siak's. In 'he^, follow ing year. IMS, Tammany v as the^I greatest horse on the turf. Ills first^| wlnnirg was the Withers stake. 17.Pin,^In wl.lih h^ defontod, In one mile. Pat^^ron. YorkvtlM Bsiis, Mats. Sir Arthur^and I lag'net, making the distance in^1:40. In the Tidal stake, one SSllS. h^^ran se.'.,nd to Charade In 1:11 1-7.. tie.^tenting Patron for the place. His win^^ning of the Realization stake in this^year is familiar I^^ ail horsemen. Tin re^wire eight starters. Including the beat^h'trs. s of th. season, fm- the run of one^and live-eighths miles, and he won^handsomely in ^::'.l 2-5, locating pepper^by two lengths. This stake was worth^I2X.475. The Lorillard stake. 117.a*',^also fell to Tammany, he beating Pep^^per ngaln with Azra third. The time^was .' 20'.. for Hi- 1\ miles. II.- again^defeated Yorkvllle Helle and Aira In^the Jerome stake, leading a lb-Id of^I ran starters He made the mile ami^a half In 2:36'i ami won 111.11.',. This^i loaed his racing for the season. In^Is:'.;. h^ started in tv.o sweepstake^events, winning them easily, defeating^Sir Walter in one and Mary Stone in^^tie other. Tin ri came his famous Bin.-^una ran- with LampPghter to settle the^much mooted question of suiwriority.^The slery of the rat e has U-en asM SB^ofttn that It is familiar to all who are^interest^! in rat ing How Lamplight^^er statii d off in the b ad on the fan ous^Cum. til.urg track and how Tammany^trailed him into the stretch and than^shot ahead, without whip or rpur a: I^wvu by SSUf lehkihs, making DM mile
Hland.one of his rottl bohla the mast^retort! for Pi miles aiitT*other^ of his^get ha\e niaidi' an BXCOiBMM BhoWiBfl^this year in the Rust as . t il as mi the^const. Among thSSS is Beottlah Chief^^tain, who is oonsddered bj mnny horse^^men as ii formidable rival of Osjnsn,^with Whom he ran In the Filturi'y.^Scottish chieftain's record for the \ ai^^ls a good one He started Bight Ho -s,
was first three times, second m,
thirdtwice and UBSlS t ad twite, lie^won the Spring gnd Jerome stakes,^aim. inting to lll.i'oo and a purse event^worth Man Ills slake i ji es USfB BWOff^the Futurity course Ills other win^^nings amoual to |1,BM He is by In-^rsrnoaa out of Miss Darshaa,^imp oaussM,
ImpeltnlOgden, the winner of the^l^^'st Futurity ever tun. Is of the finest^of Bngllsh rai ing strains. He is by^Kilwaibin. out of Hip Oriole, she by^nand i^OS. He wa- brought to the^Hitter Kotit In Si pt'miter. Dut. as a^suckling and In tie fnBoWlng spring^was broken ami Iliad. As a yearling
hemad^ a |i showing in his trials.
goinglam^ and it ^' keeping in good^form. As a S-your-oM he was Ubhsn iii^hand in March. l-^7 by John Campltell^and trained for tin Montana t in nit.^His first start was al Anatotnlu. v.hen^he ran BBOaaul to I..-hitess. his stable^lonipaiiion. who was dot lured to win.^In bis seti.ml .-lata. laH-ht s was also^dttdared to win, but slay W.. an out^^sider, proved too fast ami Oanaa had
towin to save tie nam fir the stable.^His best Montana race v as in Hutte.^when he started against Hill Howard^and all of the r cruck sprinters In^a flve-elghths dash. The weather was^kllean ly bad. a hard wind blowing^against the h'.rs.s in th^ stretch. Og^^den won In 1slow time. l.ut he beat^all of UM BSSi buses f-r the distance^mi Ihe i in u.;. This was bis last run'^in Man tana In a few days he wus^start .-1 I l Sai.iie^a, wtacie he was
countyalong lb^ Allegany river and^extending oyi-r 20.1sh) ai res, and the
otherin Cattaiangua soamtg along
CattaraugusCTOok and having a ter^^ritory of S|,aBt acres. The two divl-^tdons of the Seneca nation of Indians,^as th. v ai- ortb tally called, own the^lands in addition t^ an annuity from^the ii.iiion.il and one from the state^gov i ninei.t.
Itis a fat l tint generally known that^prior to the ravotallonury var there^was a regular Indian department in^Waal York, with comttiissu.ners of In^^dian affairs, who exercised many ot^Hi^ pou. rs ami prerogatives which aft^^erward get ni vt il upon the interior de^^partment in Washington. The Indian^^id N' \v York are protected by special
lawsnnd ai.- exempted from taiatnm.
I'oKiit ^ it txsag,
'I wear i post t fact.^ he said,^^My Bst-brBBUned til^ Is hard to teat,
Iwar my hair long so my bead.^Bar notice whom I meet,
ladso you think I'm groat,*' he said.
Myquaint, pootla style.^ he said.
l^ quite eaTectlvr and not dear,^Tht public is so ^iml lrtec
Itthinking I am queer.^And this is Just a blufT.^ he said
-NewYcrk Press
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PriifFigteilng and Mb el Rttlss.^Prom the Omaha World-lb-aid.
Ifthe exact if suit - could !^^ ascertalnetl^there is no doubt that phy-telans would^declare the sis-day shcel race a much^'^^ss bar.ano spott than the most brutal^pelnsnght The in.'uries ltk, ly to be rr-^c^l\etl In the pets ^ ti-tg are e ^:nperatl\tly^kaimless vh'ii compared with those that^must necessarily 'a low what Is a deliber^^ate tr.iasgresslun of all the U^^ Bi beaiUV

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