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Hill's Charges Against Teller.
The Tellor-Hill Unpleasantness. Washington, April 30. —The unpleasant personal relations which are understood to have for some time existed between the Sec retary of the Interior and Senator Hill, of Colorado, have at last manifested themselves in such a way that wide publicity will be given to the causes of disagreement, Senator Hill, who, it is said, has been greatly irrita ted by misrepresentations of his language and purposes by Secretary Teller, as well as the removals by his authority of friends from positions under the Interior Department, has written a letter to the Secretary in which he complains bitterly of the latter's behavior toward him and attacks vigorously Teller's management. Hill's opinion of the misman agement ot the Department over which he (Teller) presides, beginning with his personal grievances, the Senator in his letter charges the Secretary with the attempt to place him in a false and unpleasant position by causing to be published unfair and inaccurate reports of his statements and requests. He asserts furthermore that the Secretary has been guilty of the violation of ordinary courtesy in repeating to newspaper correspondents for publication what had been said to him in a private interview. After reviewing casually the position taken by Secretary Teller in the last cam paign in Colorado, Senator Hill talks of the administration of affairs in the Interior De partment and subjects it to a detailed criti cism and severe censure. Referring to the lease of the Yellowstone National Dark, he says Teller revised and dictated its terms and then allowed his assistant secretary to take all the blame and public disapproval which followed its execution. After Con gress had rectified the lease to ten acres, the Secretary evaded both the letter and spirit of the law and practically gave the Ruius Hatch syndicate a monopoly of the entire Park. In dealing with the questions which arose in connection with the public domain, and particularly those growing out of lapsed land grants, he charges Secretary Teller with acting in the interests of great monopolies and against all the interest of the govern ment and people. He also asserts and at tempts to show that Secretary Teller has been connected with a number of land frauds in Colorado. In conclusion he reviews the manner in which the patronage of the Interior Depart ment has been dispensed since the appoint ment of Teller as Secretary, and cites a num ber of instances in which patrons notoriously unfit and incapable have been given places, while experienced and able employes have been, without any assigned reason, summar ily dismissed. Among the latter he refers to Mr. Albert Johnson, late Surveyor General, a gentleman of high character and fine at tainments, who he says was dismissed by Secretary Teller because he would not award surveying contracts to the latter's friends. Secretary Teller, upon being asked by an Associated Press reporter to-night, whether he had received a letter from Hill, of which the above is an outline, said the letter had just been brought to him, but that he had not had an opportunity as yet to do more than glance through it. He did not desire at present to make any statement for publication with re gard to the matters therein referred to. He understood that Hill had arranged to give his own letter for publicity, by furnishing copies of it to a number of correspondents, but whether it would be worth while for him (Teller) to give equal publicity to reply was a subject he had not yet considered. He would, he said, read Hill's letter carefully to-morrow and give it such attention as it seemed to him to deserve. Senator Hill said to-night, in response to inquiries, that he had written Secretary Tel ler the letter above referred to, because, in the first place, he thought the latter had treated him with great discourtesy. No long ago he had, he said, a private interview with the Secretary upon matters of business and had been hurt and provoked a few days later to find an alleged account of this interview in a St. Louis paper, an account, however, in which his (Hill) conversation was so dis torted and misrepresented that he was placed in a false and despicable light. For this dis tortion and misrepresentation, as well as for publication in any form of what took place in a private and confidential interview, he believed Secretary Teller was responsible, and he did not propose to indefinitely submit to this sort of treatment. The Secretary's connection with the recent newspaper at tacks upon him could, he said, be easily traced. Another reason for writing the letter to Teller was, that he (Hill) knew many things about the management of the Interior Department of which the public was ignor ant, but in regard to which it should be in formed. Some of these things he had set forth in his letter. As for the patronage of the Interior Department, he did not himself wish to control it or exercise any undue in fluence in the selection of employes, but he thought he might reasonably expect to be at least counseled with in regard to appoint ments and removals in Colorado. Teller, however, had thus far exercised the func tions of Secretary of the Interior, two Sena tors and Representatives from Colorado, and he (Hill) thought this was an nnwarratable assumption of authority. Charges Against Architect Hill. Philadelphia, April 25.—The following letter bearing upon the charges against Su pervising Architect Hill, has been for warded to Washington from Philadelphia, Pa.: To John C. New , Chairman Investigating Corn ai ittee, Wash ington : Dear Sir: In Mr. Hill's reply to our charges in regard to the contracts for fire proof shutters, etc., for the government buildings at Cincinnati, he places the re sponsibility upon not investigating the said charges, viz : Attempted bribery and declin ing to cast our shutters, when the Govern ment had $21,000 to make and noth ing to lose, and that the final award of the contract was left with the Sec retary of the Treasury and not with him self. Such being the case and under the circumstances of the present investigation we shall decline to answer him in detail and shall not press our charges at this time. Respectfully, MANLY COOPER, Manufacturer. Appointed. Washington, May 1.—The President to day appointed Jefferson P. Kidder Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Dakota. The Markets*--Quotations of To-day. RAILROAD STOCKS. an St. I/jus A San Fran 32 Texas Pacific............39 Union Pacific...........97% A A P.......................97% Wabash....................28% New York, May 2. Central Pacific.........76% Burlington...............25% Northern Pacific......50% Northwestern...........34 N. Y. Central............24 Well. Fargo Ex.......24 " Pacific Mail..............41% Western t'nion........82% Panama bid..............67 Chicago Produce Market. Chicago, May 1. WHEAT— Regular, and fairly active and nich er: 112 May, 14% June, 16% July. 1% August, 10% for the year. CORN— Fair ; 55% May, 57% June, 59% July, 60% August, 52% for the year. OATS—Active and higher: 40% May, 42% June, 35 July, nominal August, 33% for the year. WHISK Y—Steady at 1.16. Liverpool, May 2. CORN.—Red and mixed steady at 3s lid, new mixed steady, 5s 7%d. WHEAT.— Old No. 2 spring, steady 9s 4d, No. 1 while steady, 9s lid. new western winter steady, fa 2d. the at I to in On on I to of as American Pork. BERLIN, April 25.—The Nord German Gazette makes a very savage attack upon the the United States government in protecting the interestof American pork raisers. The Ga zette goes beyond the ordinary limits of jour nalism and accuses the United States of at tempting to imitate the conduct of England in forcing opium into China. The writer asserts that the recent prohibition importa tion of American Pork into Germany was an economic sanitary reason which the Ger man government was compelled to take for the purpose of protecting its subjects from physical disease and degeneration, much more than the enforced introduction of opium entailed upon the Chinese. The Ga zette also makes an attack upon the U. S. Minister at Berlin, A. A. Sargent, and ac cuses him of having done all in his power to induce his government to retaliate upon the German government by prohibiting the im portation into the United States all German products possible to procure elsewhere, until the German government should be compelled to succumb and withdraw all opposition to the introduction of all American hog pro ducts. The paper intimates that Sargent has been doing this secretly and professes to have been entirely ignorant of being such a powerful enemy to Germany's interests, un til discovery was made on the arrival of cer tain American journals containing the Min ister's address to his government. The Gazette , coming to specifications, states that the German Commercial Gazette , pub lished in New York City, in its issue of March 10th, 1883, published an article signed by Minister Sargent, in which it boldly ad vocated such a system of retaliation by the United States upon Germany until the latter abolished the prohibitory laws against American porks as would actually amount to reprisals, and which would be successful to force the American triehinæ upon the Ger man consumers of pork by precisely the same kind of argument as that which caused the opium war. The correspondent was assured at the office of the American Minister that Sargent had never written any such article as attrib uted to him, and the only production upon the subject to which his name could have been appended must have been his last re port to the American State Department, which was mailed at Berlin on January first. This it was claimed contained nothing con cerning retaliation, but w T as solely a report made up mainly from extracts from the edi torials in German papers, going to show that there was no basis for any restriction upon importation into Germany of American pork on the ground of its infection with tricheme, and that the best informed German editors believed that the entire movement against American pork was purely selfish and con trolled by those dealing in German pork, who were compelled to sell the native primi tive product much lower than without American competition. New York, May 1.— One of the commit tee of importers of pork products at Ham burg writes the Chamber of Commerce here that a pamphlet by I. B. Brette, of New York, is mainly responsible for the prohibi tion of the American bacon, and says that the Chamber should make it publicly known that the pamphlet must be considered as a mere stroke of business enterprise, and that no importance whatever must be attached to its remarks about the quality of goods. The remarks of the New York Staatz Zeitung , as well as some other American papers, to the effect that dead hogs are used for that manu factory of lard and that product of hogs used for mechanical purposes was called lard A 1, have done greater harm and contri tributed more toward establishing a prejudice against American hog production with some members of our government who without any experience of the matters take a theo retical view of it, and seem to think that the public may be led to believe that this lard is also fit for consumption. Everybody acquainted with the trade knows this is im possible. Nevertheless he would recommend that for this name lie substituted another, perhaps Refuse A 1, which would render a misunderstanding of that kind impossible. Any term that does not contain the word "lard" would suit the purpose. In order to secure the repeal of prohibition of greatest importance to the government, it should take the trouble of making the necessary investigations which would establish the fol lowing facts : 1. That no diseased hogs or dead hogs are used for the export of trade. 2. That the examination of goods when shipped is very strict, one so much so that only fully cured and wholesome can pass it. When the opinion of our leading men has changed again in favor of importation, such an investigat' u only have a beneficial influence on tue whole trade in American products in general. It certainly will prove the best means of removing the existing prejudice and securing the repeal of the pro hibition lately issued. Sentenced to be Hanged. Dublin, April 27.— The trial of Michael Fagan for the murder of Burke was contin ued this morning. The case for the defense having closed, Judge O'Brien Charged the jury and they retired. After a short delib eration the jury returned and stated that they found a verdict of guilty against the prisoner. On being asked if he had anything to say why sentence should not be passed against him, Fagan protested his innocence and de clared that he was a Fenian and would die one. The Judge then sentenced him to be hanged May 28 th. Dublin, May 2.—Prtrick Delaney and Thos. Coffrey, two more of the men charged with participation in the murder of Burke and Cavendish, were arraigned for trial this morning. They created a sensation in the court room by pleading guilty to the charges against them. Both were sentenced to be hanged June 2d. Before Coffrey had pleaded guilty he was informed that the crown gave no hopes of the mitigation of the sentence of death which would be passed upon him. When Delaney was called he pleaded guilty. He said : I was brought into this at first foolishly, not knowing what it was. I was forced from my work to go to the Park. We had to obey the orders of the so ciety or take the consequences. When I got to the Park I could not get away. I saw the murders committed but took no part in them. The murders were committed by Joe Brady and Timothy Kelly, and by no body else. When Coffrey was placed in the dock his face wore smiles. The consequence of plead ing guilty was again tuily explained to him in open court, but he persisted in his plea. On being asked whether he had anything to say why the sentence should not be passed upon him, Coffrey with some emotion, replied : "All I have got to say, standing here on the brink of the grave, is, that I did not know what was going to happen until ten minutes before the murders were committed. I was bound to go to the park under pain of death." Filed. New York, April 30.—The schedule in the assignment case of Geo. Palen & Co., tan ners and dealers in oils, who failed a few days since, was filed to-day. Liabilities, $698,021; nominal assets, $487,799 ; actual assetk, $279,735 at ing the are is ful on of to the be been will the at eye. who a to one and day it . in and new put such ture The log, tion, ing will a day, a THE TERRITOfllV | H Siftings From the Columns of Our Ex * changes. [Miles City Press.] At the trial of Daniel Leahey, last week an incident occurred which, though rather pointed, was very timely. Daring the cross examination of Dr. Lebcher, who had been called as an expert to testify as to the effect of alcoholic stimulants upon the brain of men addicted to their use ; the prosecuting attorney, Col. Johnston, asked Dr. Lebcher the following question:—"Doctor, do you intend to publish a book on what you know about this subject ?'" Answer—No, sir, 1 do not. Col. Johnston—In case you do, doctor, I should like the privilege of writing the ap pendix. Dr. Lebcher—It would take a smarter man than you are. Col. Johnston—Are you the only Dr. Leb cher in this city ? Dr. Lebcher—I think lam. I don't know of any other person by my name in this place. Col. Johnston—You attended the small-pox patients, I believe ? Dr. Lebcher—Yes, sir. Col. Johnston—You have also attended the sick at the county hospital and the poor at the poor farm ? Dr. Lebcher—Yes, sir. Col. Johnston—That is all. I will see you later. I have business with you. [Billings Herald. 1 p ( Dr. C. B. Lebcher has lost his contract for the care and maintenance of the Custer county poor. Judge Wade decided that his contract is void. It is also reported that Charles Walker, judge of probate at Miles City, is liable to lose his position. So the officials under the late administration are falling one by one. [Dillon Tribune.] The bands of horses, sheep and cattle throughout Beaverhead county are begin ning to show the effects of the new greeu grass and are "picking up"—speaking after the lingo of stockmen. Fat beef cattle are getting somewhat scarce, and sales at $55 per head are reported. The mines of the Hecla Company atHecla City are yielding a large amount of ore. Over 5,000 sacks of concentrated ore are piled up at the concentrator at Greenwood awaiting shipment to the furnaces at Glendale, but owing to the bad condition of roads, ore haul ing is greatly interfered with at present. [Missoula Times.] Last Saturday one mile and a quarter o track was laid at the western end. An ad ditional number of track-layers have reached the terminus from Fortland, and the rails are going down with renewed vigor. Representative citizens of Missoula came forward loyally, and graciously gave the Northern Pacific all the company could reasonably ask or expect. Now, all wea.sk is vice versa. The coaches on the Missoula & Pend d' Oreille line are now each hauled by six horses, the change being made on Monday morning. The trip is made easily in eight hours. Lieutenant Cook, who came up fmu 1 lie reservation a few days ago, called at i Le Times office on Monday to correct a fu.se im pression that Hallettleft the company's eaits, tools, etc., in bad shape when his connection with the the company terminated. He said everything was left in tip-top shape. We are glad to make the correction. [River Press.] • Jos. Wunderlin and Miss Matty Barnes, both of Philbrook, were united in the bliss ful bonds last Sunday. It is reported that Frank Martin, who was recently arrested ou the charge of horse stealing and discharged by the district court, proceeded immediately after his release to the Marias, made a sure enough steal of a horse, and lit out for parts unknown. A letter received yesterday from Ai. Olden, dated at Olden, April 23, states that on the night of the 20th the Montana stock company—brand 79—had twenty-five head of horses stolen by northern Indians. Improvements at Sprin White Sulphur ;s. [River Prass. The White Suphur Springs Association, which recently came in possession of the springs and townsite of this place, had a meeting here on Monday and Tuesday, and decided on making improvements on a grand scale. It is proposed in the first place to con struct a number of bafh houses on the most approved plan, and fit them up in the best manner possible. There will be three or four large baths and a dozen or more single ones, thus affording ample facilities for bathing, while the accommodations for patients and visitors in this respect will he a hundredfold better. In fact it is intended to leave nothing undone that will enhance the worth of the springs as a health resort. This, however, is but the beginning of the good work. The Springs square is tobe raised several feet, inclosed by a handsome fence, and the whole ornamented with trees, shrubbery, etc. To insure the growth of the latter a ditch carrying some 500 inches of water (which is already constructed) will be turned through the square, and it will thus be but a few years until what has so long been something in the nature of an eyesore will be transformed into "a thing of joy for ever." The mnd springs will be treated to the same sort of overhauling and rendered at once better for those who are seeking lost health and a great deal less unseemly to the eye. In connection with these much needed improvements, Main street for its entire length is to be graded and graveled and shade trees planted on either side, along which flow the irrigating streams. Any one who has ever visited the springs will see at a glance that these changes will add greatly to the attractiveness of the place. White Sulphur Springs is beautifully situated in one of the most pleasant valleys of Montana, and when the improvements mapped out to day are made, with others in contemplation : it Will be hard to find a more attractive spot i . , „ ,, ; , ^ ; in the Territory—one that can show up greater merits as eith er a health or pleasure resort. Beyond any question the future of White Sulphur Springs is now settled : its boom has started ; its growth will Vie rapid and permanent. The syndicate has decided not to build a new hotel this season, as they desire first to put the springs and adjoining grounds iu ! proper shape. They will, however, make ; such improvements about the present struc ture as to render it about as good as new. The building, which is a large two-story log, will be weather boarded, and lathed and plastered throughout within. A large addi tion, or ell, will he annexed, affording almost double the present accommodations and add ing very materially to the comforts and con veniences of the house. A number of neat cottages, designed particularly for families, will also be constructed convenient to the springs. Town Burned. a ! mew portion of the town was consumed to day, comprising fifteen buildings. Loss, $12,000. I RECEPTION AT MILES CITY. Exchange of Greetings Between Cox, Hubbell, and their Backer. [special to the herald.] Miles City, April 26.—Col. A. M. Wool folk passed through here this afternoon. Cox and Hubbell were the only persons aware of his coming, and they turned ont en masse to give him a suitable reception. Cox carried a transparancy, upon which ajjpeared the motto, "Hail to the Penobscot Chief !" As the train stopped Woolfolk proceeded to ad dress his two distinguished fellow citizens. In the course of his remarks he became somewhat excited, and tore off his shirt col lar, at the same time assuring Hubbell that through the columns of his paper he had done all he could in support of the old board of Custer County Commissioners. He closed his allusion to this subject by declaring that it was a bloody shame that they should be removed while there was a cent remaining in the County Treasury. With tears (I guess they were, for I conldn't see his eyes) rolling down his honest (?) cheeks, he then address ed himself to Cox. He said : "As a rule I hate a pilgrim, but you came here with un usual qualifications, which endeared you to me. You had stolen a government horse and had been branded as unfit for the asso ciation of a government officer forever there after. I have publicly expressed my views that this is no crime in Montana. No sir. I say it emphatically—it is no crime. [Here he fingered for his shirt collar, but it was gone.] You were a Major when you stole the horse, but it gives me great pleasure to publish you as a Colonel now." Cox tried to respond, but for the first time in his life he experienced the presence of a tear,and was so broken up that he could uot give expression to his feelings. As the train moved away he was the picture of sadness, and was heard to mutter to himself: And be he gone, And am he weit, And is I left lie to lament'.* O, cruel fate, to I unkind, To take he gone And leave 1 hind. G US. Railroad Notes. The first Pullman car to make the through trip from St. Paul to the terminus arrived in Bozeman last uight. A snow storm lasting three days, with^a five-inch fall of snow, is the latest news from Bozeman. The air drills are now being used iu the west end of the Bozeman Tunnel, the soft shale and clay having been passed. The grading of the road-bed is now com pleted for the entire length, except about 10 miles between the west end of Mullan Tun nel and Sweetland's ranch. There are now three parties working on this space, and it will be completed before long. A station will be established about mid-way of the five mile stretch between Sweetland's and French-woman's ranch, where will be placed a small round-house, water tanks, and other buildings connected with the road. The sta tion will be for the purpose of receiving the necessary additional power to pull trains up the grade. About a month's work is yet to be done on Gold creek before the road-bed is com pleted from Missoula to the western grade to Mullan Tunnel. The road has advanced nearly two miles since yesterday morning. The folders containing information con cerning the Northern Pacific railroad are nearly exhausted, but agent S. G. Fulton will soon be supplied with a large lot. U. S. Bonds. Washington, May 1.—The 120th call for bonds matured to-day. Redemption under call, including prepaid bonds, $11,500,000. Exchange of 3J per cent, bonds into three per cents which was suspended during April was resumed to-day. The amount surren dered for exchange to-day was seven hun dred thousand dollars, which makes the total amount of exchange $131,000,000. Lumber, Lath & Shingles SASH & BLINDS. Builders' and Cabinet HARDWARE. Mechanics' and Miners' ToeSs, Iron and $teel, Wrought Iron Pipe and Fit ting* Belting and Packing, ifardwood, Hors«* and Ox Shoes. We have the best assorted stock of Builders : Hardware in the Territory, and with eur improved i Saw Mills and wood-working machinery, we can ; furnish everything necessary for the erection of buildings at reduced rates. Glazed Sash shipped to all parts of the Terri tory. AGENTS FOR The Leflfel Wheel and Machinery. T-d&wly 1868. A. M. HOLTER & BRO. Established. 1868. SAM. SCHAWB. ED. 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