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Volume xi\.
Helena, Montana, Thursday, February 5, 1885.
No. 12
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«»>»; I HIM; I « KHI AIMA K NOM .
Wr tlirtril There » no harm in that, »
If une I« in fan ami ilucreet
He called me hia troubleaome Mat ;
1 . alliil him im|a-rtiiient Pel«*.
Ill« name wi»« «|uit«- *h«x-kiuK, tie true,
Hut M>ii know what there i* in a name
tnil then hin hint name »a« lat Kue,
And they are the creme de la creme
lb wan junt an attentive and .'.inti
\ « n leaner eoultl pottmhly la- ;
.AikI. my ' had nueli a «l«-*-|» mind
lie wan twenty time* nniarter than me'
And hin voice wa* junt «imply nuperh.
Xml hi* niii|(in|r— well, |{irlt. 'twan divine—
1 wa« »ure thouich. he'tl never jwrtmti
The lieat of a heart cold as mine.
Well we danced and we rode, ami we walked—
You know Imw we do at the »holt—
\nd tin way that that man foolinlily talked
Would jii«t »et you Kirin in a roar!
He »wort- that lie loved me, ami I —
(if tourne —I had told him the «utu<' ;
\nti then he would put on a nigh ;
'Hi. girl»! it wan really a »haine.
(•nt- night it wa» cloudy anti dark,
Ami he a«ked me to walk on the la-uch ;
Well of courne. I wan in for a lark.
Hut 1 «ca reel y could stille a screech.
For I knew lie wan sure to profan«
So I weut Well, the man wa« almunl,
lie wan moody and even morone.
And he scarcely once uttered a word.
Su I leaned him a» much as I eoultl ;
I Haiti lie seemed awfully forlorn.
"Twan natural, mild he that he «hould.
An he left for New York in the ntorii.
uf tourne. I w an <fiiit'iw ell aw ure
That that wan a very oid game—
Hut somehow it seemed to me there
That it wasn't precisely the mtuic
Then. girl», he la-gan. aud he «aid
That he knew I had not mi-iuit to flirt
With him merely to add hi* poor head
To the one* that were hung on my skirt '
That it wa» hin ow n fault that he had
Fallen into my Influence. Then
He »aid, ' Mattie, if I've made you mad.
Forgive—tin* saddest of men
Now. girl*, do you know that I cried,
Aud «aid that I wan sorry tlist I
Had troubled him no, and I «ighed.
All I he gave me an answering mgh.
I don't think I caught bold uf hin hand —
He swears that I did—maybe no.
I wan ju»t like a ti»h on dry land!
Hut one thing I certainly know,
T iat lie caught me up .puck to bin breast.
And—what in the world did I do?
Why. girls, then I thought it was lient
To my I <1 In- Mrs. U Hue'
I HI KE IS HIKMI IN THE WORLD.
Men build up their worlds like |a>or, blinded
moles.
With Mint room enough fur their own narrow
souls ;
'Ti* plain to their minds that black is not while.
And there « only oua Hue twixt the w rung
and tht right
Firmly 1a-li> ving their creed* tu le true.
They wunder that other» don't think a* they do. .
In the ages .-.gone they torture«! each other, j
Ami forced down their creeds in the throat of i
a brother.
They forgot, in mechanics, no two clocks will j
strike
Throughout all hour» precisely alike.
That our njaa ies. like clocks, are of different j
kinds.
And mankind arc fashioned with various minds.
I'm a gre.d truth to learn—a price, if you win
it
"There m room in the world f»»r all that is in it. !
This life i» a play, where ea«'h humble heart
To make the «ienouenient must act out hi* |«art. i
If all men like »beep, should follow one way.
Then bfe would indeed la- a very |xx»l play,
Pin the law «>f our Is-ing. most pointedly show'll. !
Thai each man must act out a life of his own.
Ah' la- not loo rash to jmlge of another,
Hut cvct remember that man is your brother:
ih>d made the owl «e< where man's sight in «lim.
Ami the light that guide» you may la- «larkneas
to him.
Ti« a gr«-at truth to learn —a prise, if you win
it — J
'Tlier« i» room in the world f«ir all that is in it. i
«•nr mission «m earth in well un«ier-to<sl :
To r«a«t out the c\ il and cultivate g«aal.
Down, «l«-«-p in the innermost «l«-pth« «>f the sold, j
\ voter r\ er sings of a far «Itteant g«ad ;
And it whisper* ««> -Sift, like a faint, iiniflit»!
I»r«-ath ;
Then- is soinetliing within u* that's stronger !
than «ieath !
That souls are hut sow u in fill* liar«l, earthy * l«al.
To hl«m<ai ami bloom in the ganh-u of God!
I Mi. brother» ! tin-re's «»lily on# ( ««ai for us all.
Kill Hia v«ace untoeacli makes .. «tiffulWOt «-all.
some see Him in rags, as Je«u« «»f ol«i ;
Some mitered ami hla/mg in purple *n*l gold.
\li ! let us not proudly i»i<>iio|M»ltK# right.
Nor «lemaiKl «»f «nir hr*«lher t«» see with our sight,
'T»« a great truth to learn— « priie, if you win j
it— I
There is room In the worhl for all that is in it j
H ITII THE ii\ l*N|EN.
What ma« I, w-il«i days m Autumn waaais,
W heu hurst«-«I chestnut* drop their pearls '
VYhat hours la-d«-atli tlie erem-ent muon,
I wasted with the gvp»y girls!
U hat night* I had of twinkling feet.
And half laire«l l«.«om», hy surprise !
How Italy's sunny blush«-« blent
With swart Holiemia'n tlashlng eyes '
And I'reen«»*, w«tli her wealth
of splendid !ij*n an«l ehon curls,
ti wa* sh«- not tlie «j»#«mi ami flow«-r
Of all th* lioyilen gypsy girls!
II \KD ARITHMETIC.
Y«-# you may kiss me onto.
Just once, not even twice ;
Y «»u wicked wretch, you gate me two—
No, no, it Isn't utee.
You have y«»ur orders, sir.
Once—only «nice, I say .
How v«-rmstrange, you cannot <-ount.
Now, sir, will you oi»ey * #
Just un«lerstau>l me. placer,
I told you only one,
A ml if you «io me out of four,
They'll have to !>e nn*l«»ue.
KENT! ChY LOVE LYRIC.
With «»i«- mad jump
A great big lump
mpraug up into his wUen ;
A lunging thrill
Ills soul did till
As he wislnni that she was his n.
-»lie also gated,
In manner ■'me*l.
Her lu-art wit' -e di«i burn ;
shr'il ehe* pul give
Her right to live
If he was only hcr'n.
IIE TOOK THE HINT.
"You're the '«elle of the town,"
The young man saui.
As lie smoothed the curia
On h«-r queenly head.
H< took the hint, the young man <li«i.
When site gave h«-r litti« head . tiing.
And muriiiure<l softly in his eur.
"Whut gond i» • la-ll w<thoutu ring ?"
National NI It er < on ten lion.
Dknvkh. .Ian. 30.—To-day's del:lara
ti ns of the National Stiver Convention
wen- of tlie roost harmonious character.
None of the unruly spirit which predomi
nated in the first sessions was observable.
The discussion of the report presented by
the committee on resolutions consumed
nearly the whole of the day, and was par
ticipated in hy a large number of dele
gates, prominent among whom was Con
gressman Belford and < ongressman elect
Symmes. At 5 o'clock the majority report,
ami nded in some important [>articulars,
passed by unanimous vote. It reads as
follows :
The States and Territories of Kansas,
Colorado, Flab, New Mexico, Idaho,
Wyoming, and Arizona, in convention
assembled, at Denver, Col., J.an. 2s, 1885,
adopt the following resolutions as a dec-la
ration of principles:
1st. That we are in favor of the doc
trine of limitation as embodied in the laws
of the United States previous to the laws
of 1M73, and we urge the enactment of
those laws at the earliest practicable mo
ment.
2nd. That in the interests of trade and
commerce we demand the free and unlirn
ited coinage of gold ?.nd silver bullion at
the present standard of coinage
fol. We demand that Congress shall
pass an act directing the Secretary of the
Treasury to withdraw from circulation all
one and two dollar bills in order to give a
larger circulation to the stundard dollar.
4th We condemn the Secretaries of the
Treasury for their unlawful evasions of
the provisions of th<> Bland bill, and other
laws relating to amendments, and the de
mand that clearing house tmlances and
obligations of the government be paid
without discrimination in gold and silver,
or gold and silver certificate*.
'»th. lierai red, That it is the sense of this
convention that a law amendatory of the
the national bank act lie enacted, whereby
said banks throughout the United States
shall keep not less than 15 per cent, of
their legal reserves in national standard
silver ruin, and also the redemption fund
of said banks shall lie in silver coin.
♦5th. That until Congress shall restore
silver to its ancient, rightful and constitu
tional equality with gold in respect to coin
age, we demand a 1 literal construction
and faithful execution of the provisions of
the Bland bill.
7th. That these demands and recommen
dations are Itasedon a broader ground than
any consideration of mere sectionalism or
proteejon of any particular industry.
That they are the well n<gh forgotten terms
of the wise constitution and laws under
which this Nation lots gained its place as
the foremost people of the glofo*. That
silver needs no such protection as is ex
tended to the* pampered industries of the
East. That this is a question touching the
dearest mtere-ts of every human being in
thin broad land, and that it involves the
iiuestion of whether the debt paying me
dium of the Nation shall be so changed as
to increase the value of notes, bonds, mort
gages and other fixed incomes and depre
ciate the value of all other property, and
also involve a proper execution of our con
stitution and our laws.
H, C. Snyder, af Kansas, offered the
following resolution, which was adopted
Whereas, The material and commer
cial interests of the southern and western
portion« of this Nation are c* great im
portance to the prosperity of the whole
Nation; and
W AERERAS, The Secretary of the Treas
ury sways tlie financial power of the ad
ministration, and bas seemed to possess
the power to almost nullify the acts of
Congress, as i« notably instanced in the
manner the Treasury has been adminis
tered since the passage of the act known
as the Bland Silver bill; therefore be it
lit »tired, That this Silver Convention,
composed of delegates from several States
and Territories, and of all political opin
ions and complexions, earnestly request«
President elect Grover Cleveland to select
some statesman for Secretary of the Treas
ury whowill not be in the interest of Nation
a) Hank? and Eastern brokers, nut will recog
nize the great interests of the South and
West in shaping the financial policy of the
administration, and strive to promote the
interest of the whole people instead of con
sulting the wishes of tLe magnates of Wall
street ; and that a copy of this resolution
be ordered sent to President-elect Cleve
land.
The committee appointed to consider
• mal Ml ver Assot ia
tion, made its report, which was adopted.
It declares the purposes of the association
shall lie the securing of such national leg
islation and action as will make effectual
the recommendations and principles pro
mulgated by this convention upon the
coinage of silver. The name of the organ
ization shall lie ''The National Bi Metalic
Association.
A preliminary committee of fifteen
from the States and Territories were
appointed to prepare a memorial ad
dress embodying the principles declared
hy this convention on the subject of the
coinage of silver currency. It provides
for a national committee who are empow
ered to call a national convention, to fix
the basin of representation therein and to
perform all duties incident to their office.
The preliminary committee is required to
perform its duties without delay.
The convention adjourned *iru die.
- —............
Nllver Ike Subject.
Washington. Jan. :fO.—A conference
was held at the Treasury Department to
day on the general question of the husi
nés» prospects of the country as affect
ed by the alleged depreciation of silver.
There were present Secretary McCulloch,
Treasurer Wyman. Assistant Treasurer
Acton, New York, Messrs. William Dowd,
George T. Cole and Yermilyea, hankers of
New York. The secretary said, in refer
ring to the conference, that the vieTs of
all were in harmony on the general ques
tion that the sta'e of the national finances
does not call for any « hange in the present
policy of the administration. There is no
cause, he said, to apprehend any interrup
tion in the material business prosperity of
the country, nor anything to justify a de
predation in value of silver certificates.
The Silver Convention.
Dksykk, January JO.—In the Natioual
Silver Convention this morning the com
mittee on resolutions presented majority
and minority reports. The first advocates
the enforcement of the Bland act to its
limit, thus securing the coinage of 4 000,
OUO silver dollar« monthly. The minority
report favors free unlimited «-oinage. it >»
not likely that either of these repoits will
be adopted.
Production <»| Gold and Ni|\er.
Washington, Jannaiy 27.—The Direc
tor of the Mint is engaged preparing his
report on the production of gold aud silver
in the United States during the calendar
year of 1 '*■■4. From the returns made
from mints aud assay offices it appears, lie
says, that, contrary to his expectation and
the general opinio*, a greater amount of
gold v*as obtained from the mines ot the
United State» in 1***'4 than during the
previous year. The reports from mints
and assay offices of deposits of gold and
silver, which he caused to tie verified by
accounts, show that duriug the year l*«" 1 !
they received gold, domestic prtxlmtion,
$30,Hi7,169, nearly $« 00,000 more than the
previous year. l>epo»its of foreign gold
bullion were $1,121,7510; foreign coin,
$6,;128,922 ; jewelry, plate, etc., $1,899,477 ;
U-S.„gold coin. $265471 ; total, includ
ing redeposits. 800,518,1 4M.
Bur. hard says there can lie no que«tiou
but that nearly thirty millions of gold,
as shown by these reports, were obtained
from the mines of the United States dur
ing the last calendar yeai
Second, everv ounce of fitly million
dollars in gold reported to have fieen received
during the year, is entered m the accounts
and has lieen or must f»e paid for by the
officers in charge of the institution where
it ha« lieen received.
Third—The deposits of foreign gold bul
lion exceeded its net import $2,475.997, and
although the deposit.« were less hy nearly
$3,000.000 than the imports of foreign gold
coin, fiecause that, of the imports of the
latter last Novemtier and Dei «tu ber at the
port of New York amounting to uearly
$5,000,000, only $5*1,612 had up to Janu
ary 1, had lieen sent to the New York as
say office, the remainder probably lieiug
held in New York, perhap« awaiting ex
j»ort demand. It is so im pro) table that for
eign bullion could have lieen entered in
the New York assay office a« domestic
gold. The Director say« no deduction
should tie made on that account from the
$30,800,000 reported deposits of domestic
gold bullion.
ChmIimb Legislative Hutter».
Toronto, January 2*. —The Ontario
Legislature opened to-day. The I.ieuten
ant Governor congratulated the luetufo-rs
on the dei-isioy of the Engli»h Privy Coun
cil that Ontario's true fioundaries were
those awarded by the arbitrators and in
sisted upon by this province in opposition
to the ikiminion authorities and to the
claim of Manitoba. After the decision of
Privy Council the provisional district of
Thunder Bay and the territorial district of
Ifoiny River were established. legisla
tion will now lie necessary for effectual ad
ministration of justice in thi» territory.
Satisfaction is expressed at the final suc
cess of the proMueial government over the
Dominiou government in the matters of.
the rivers and stream»» act and the lieen»e
question.
Although the province has lieen blessed
with abundant harvests, the low prices
prevailing prêtent« full commercial benefit
from being realized.
The number of immigrants »ettlcd in
Ontario during the year is not as large as
the p rêvions year, but the settlers were of
a better class.
The D) h a ni l Kr«.
London, Jan. JO.—A lime»' Paris tele- |
gram says: The object of the coming
meeting of dynamite delegates in Paris is
to propose terms of affiliation with the
Fenian associations. Several extremists
are anxious to form such a union They
are prepared to abandon the policy of
making attacks on public buildings if
the Fenians w ill aid the dynamiters in di
recting their efforts toward the destruction
of British war »hips, and with that view it
is proposed that ex-Head Centre Stephens
shall Ire invtie»! to attend the conference.
It is also intended to move for the enact
ment of a French law againrt the persecu
tion of Irishmen in Paris hy the Powder
Moniequet Detective Agency. It is al»o
intended to discuss McDermott's conduct
in remaining a spy in the British service.
The leaders of the movement are aware of
the whereabouts of McDermott and it is
threatened that they intend to offer a re
ward for his removal.
l>>nnmite in Cumula.
PERTH, Ont., January 2f*.—Six dynamite
cartridges were left on the tloor of the en
gine house of the Taj Canal works, at
Beveridge Bay. and exploded this morning,
blowing the house to atoms. A man named
l>ewis, in charge of the explosives, and
Geo. McDonald, a son of the contractor,
were fatally injured. Another man named
Buchanan, is severely hurt.
Dynamite Threat»«
Iain liox, January 1Î0.— The Home Sec
retary has received information that the
dynamiters have threatened to blow up
the British museum. Extra precautions
have lieen taken to protect the building.
No Action to be Taken.
Washington, January :«J.— The House
Committee on Foreign Affairs referred the
dynamite resc'ntion to a sub-committee.
The opinion is generally expressed that no
action .»hould be taken on the subject hy
the House.
Trial of Col. Morrow.
Sax Francisco, January 2«.— Col. Mor
row. on trial charged with duplicating bis
pay accounts, has decided to plead guilty
to the specifications presented against him.
hut not guilty to the charge of conduct un- I
tiecoming an officer and gentleman. The
aii-used denies any dishonest intent in the
acts with which he is charged.
Tax to be Refunded.
Washington, January :*i. —The House
Committee on Claims deeided by a vote of
9 to 4 to report ihe bill providing for re
fund the tax imposed by the government
on States and Territories a« wai tax under
the act of Congress of August 5, l*8il. and
June 7, 1862. and releasing those States
which yet owe tax.
Speaker Elected.
Springhki.h, 111., January 29.—Elijah
M. Haines, independ«-nt Democrat, was
elected jiermanent Speaker of the Illinois
Assembly in the second ballot to-day.
breaking the deadlock which has existed
for three weeks.
Nicaragua Treaty.
Washington, January 27.— lu executive
session to-day Senator Bayard continued
ami concluded his speech upon the Nicar
aguan treaty. He maintaine»] that the
Clayton-Bulwer treaty is still in force and
that the ratification of the Nicaraguan
treaty would he in violation of it. A runn
ing delmte of an hour then took place.
Senator Sherman has 'wo amendments
jiending. One is to open negotiations w ith
England for the abrogation of the Clayton
Bulwer treaty before proceeding w ith the
ratification of the Nicaraguan treaty. The
other provides »bat there shall lie no dis
crimination for or against any government
in « anal rates lor the passage of vessels.
Washington, January 2*.—The Senate
closed its ibsirs and resumed its consider
ation of the Nicaraguan treaty at 12:30 to
day. Senator Sherman modifieil his amend
ment introduced several days ago relating
to discriminations which may fie made in
charges lor tlie use of the canal. As the
amendment now stand« discriminations
may only fie made in favor of coastwise
trade of Nicaragua.
Senator Vance made a formal speech ar
guing that the Clayton-Bulwer treaty was
still au obstacle to the ratification of the
Nicaraguan treaty, aud he offered a uiotiou
that further action lie postponed until af
ter the 4th of Mait-b. This motion was
the subject of a long' iletiate. Senators
Bayard and Saulsburv and others on the
Democratic side sjioke in favor of the mo
tion, and Senators Morgao, Lapham, Con
ger aud Miller, of Cala. » op|Mised it.
A motion to adjourn was made at 5 p. m.
and was defeated. At 7 p. «u. the ques
tion of post]Kinement w as pressed to a vote
and half an hour was masumed in efforts
to secure a quorum. Absentees were sent
lor, but pending the vote another motion
to adjourn mas made at 7:3G p. in. aud car
ried.
Washington, January 29.—The follow
ing is understood to fie the vote iu detail
upon the ratification of the Nicaraguan
treaty :
Yeas—Aldrich, Allison, Bowen, Cameron
Wis. . Chace, Conger, CuUotu. Edmund.».
Frye. Hale, Harrison. Haw ley, Hoar, Jonas,
Jones Fla. Jones Nev i, Lapham. Mc
Millan. Maiione.Maudersoo. Maxey, Miller
Cala, i, Morgan, Palmer, Pendleton. Pike,
Platt, Pugh, Sawyer. Sherman. YanWyck,
Allison—32.
Nays—Bayard, Beck, Butler, Call, Caui
den. Cot krill. Coke. ( olquitt, (iarlaud, liili
soh, George, (lorman, («roorne, Hampton.
Harris, Jackson. Kenna. Lamar, Ransom,
Riddleberger, Saulshury, Vance, Vest—23.
Not two-thirds voting aye.
The change of front <i|Nin the Sherman
amendment is explained thus: .Several
Senator* who favored the amendment but
were opjiosed to the treaty, voted against
the amendment in committee of the whole '
fearing that its adoption would help the j
treaty when the treaty was reported to the
Senate and the vote recurred upon the
Sherman amendment. Some of the friends
of the treaty who were oppo«e<l to the
amendment voted in .he affirmative as a
means of winning support to the treaty
itself, the tailure of which, unamended,
was fqretold hy the votes in committee of
the whole.
♦ ♦ — ——
A Question of Courtesy.
Washington, January 2*. —Secretary
Chandler has written a letter to Rear Ad
miral English, commanding the Euro|>ean
station, iu regard to the charge made hy
American resiilents of Nice. France, that
the officers of the llag ship Lancaster had
publicly abused the head of the Navy lie
part meut and all connected with it for
having ordered that vessel to the Congo
country, alleging that it was done to spite
the ladies. The Secretary encloses a copy
of the letter received at the 1 lepartment
on the subject and'says he ba* written to
the writer i whose name is purjsisely w.ifh
heldj re»|Utsting that he give Admiral
English the names of the officers who
made the statements referred to. The
Secretary's letter to Admiral English eon
cludes as follows : You will immediately
institute inquiries concerning the truth of
the averments of the letter hy interrogat
ing directly all offiuers of the Lancaster,
and if you find any officer has made the
specific statement narrated in the letter, or
has criticised iu a hotel or anywhere else
any orders of the lfepartment, you will re
j»ort the facts to the Department, and until
receiving further instructions will sus|icnd
such otficei from duty, and not allow him
to leave his vessel except for urgent rea
sons, which are to lie made a record of and
rc jKirted to the Dtqiartment.
Exciting Scene.
Washington, January 27.—i»hortly lie
ffire the House was called to order to-day
a number of member* were discussing the
recent explosions in Iaiudon. The discus
sion took place in the cloak room on the
Democratic side. Among those present
were Representatives Cobb and Finertv.
The former expressed himself strongly op
posed to the means resorted to hy Irish
men to etfeet the result desired. Finertv
replied that under the circumstances the
explosions in London were justifiable ; it
was the only way iu which the Irish could
gain their cause.
"Yon claim that to fie justifiable," said
Cobh, "when the lives of innocent women
and children are jeopardized? If you
look iqiOD it in that light you are not
humane .' 1
"I am humane, sir," retorted Finerty.
"As humane as you—more so.' 1
The dispute ended in this. Both mem
bers were considerably agitated, but con
trolled themselves and confined their dis
pute to words.
Reported Hack.
Washington, January 2*. —In the
Senate. Hoar, from the Judiciary Com
mittee, reported fiack adversely the House
bill to amend the Pacific railroad sinking
fund act, and at the same time reported
with recommendation for passage a new
bill to provide for the settlement of claims
growing ont of the issue of bonds to aid
in th« construction of Pacific railroad«,
and to secure the United States payment
for all their indebtedness. The Senate
ordered printed in pamphlet form 1,000
copies of the House bill, the Senate com
mittee's snhstitnte and accompanying re
port.
Proponed Monument.
Drill.IN, January 29.—The Iri*h Time »
proposes that the memfiers of the British
press taise a monument to Jno. Alexander
Cameron an«l Herbert, war correpondents
killed in the battle on the 19th in Soudan.
The * ongo Conference.
Washington, January 21*.— 1 n response
to the House resolution calling for 'nlbr
ination re>|K-ctiug the participation of the
United States in the Congo conference,
the President to-day sent to the House the
report submitted 10 the President by the
Secretary of Statt. Tlie S « ret ary says:
Some tune must efo|».»e before the full
documentary history of the transaction can
tie laid before Congres, but in view ot tin
general interest taken in the subject, he
submits this preliminary rejairt leaving
the transmission of the papers to lollow.
He then gives in detail the causes and
motives for the participation of this gov
ernment in the Berlin conference, all ot
which is well know n to the publie.
"It Wing established, the rejairt pro
ceed«, "that the conference was not to have
plenqaitentiary fuuctioufl, no sjiecial cre
dentials were needed to enable K assoit to
attenti as u delegate from this government,
be being already accrédité«! *« a minister
to th«- mi|»erial court. The instructions
sent to Kasson were brief but prei ise as to
the exclusion ot questions ot teiritorial
jurisdiction By direction of the President
Mr. Henry Mtnlbrd, whose relations to the
international association, representing the
free States of Congo, seemed to tit him for
the work, wa» appointed associate delegate
on behalf of tlie United States. Ins course
to be governed iiy the instructions sent to
Kasson. Sanford not Wing an officer of
this government, was accreditoi by a letter
addressed to the minister of Itiieign affairs
of Germany, as an associate. The text til
the credentials or |«iwer« given these rep
resentatives, ami tlie letter accrediting
Sanford, w ill fa- transmitted at an early
day.
"Sufise«piently, v the rt]iort says, "Henry
M. Stanley was invited by the conference
itself to ap{iear and give information touch
ing the Congo region, to which he is ad
mitted by the original amt sole authority.
Stanley's name appears in the protocol of
proi-ccding» as an associate delegate ot the
United States, but he was not accredited
otherwise than by Kasson'* Jiersonal in
troduction. Neither Stanley nor Sanford
have had a vote in the proceedings. The
voting had been done by countries, the
delegations each voting a« a unit. As a
fact, the voting is quite a matter of form.
The latest dispatches received from Kas
noa." Secretary Frelinghuyseu sa>«, "bring
the proceedings oflH-ceuiber 15th. vv hen ihe
conference adjourned until January 5th.
Up to that time the Department ol Stale
has no reason to feel otherwise than satis
fied with the discretion, prudence and
ability w ith which K:isson lias carried out
the instructions given him, Wsides limit
ing the |sisitiou of the United States to
the commercial interest dissociated from
the questiou of territorial control. He has
lieen attentive that no act on our part shall
deviate from the consistent national policy."
John liright** Speech.
LuNIkix, January 29.—Bright, alluding
to the American tariff, avid that the farm
er» of the United .States are not permitted
to exchange their products w ith the aiti
saus of Birmingham or the weavers of
Lancashire, but are cotujielled to exchange
with protected manufacturers of their own
country, who, in some cases, do not give
half what the farmers could get from the
Lancashire or Birmingham manufacturers.
He said he had no wish to reproach the
Americans, who some day, he Wlieved.
would discover the right course. He felt
sanguine there would fie a gradual move
ment in America in the right direction.
The time would come when Lugland and
America, although two nations, would W
one people and one in commerce. Bright
strongly denounced resort to arms as a
means of :<ettliug international «outni
versy. lie i»ointed out that during Queen
Victoria's reign the wars iu which England
had Wee engaged had cost the nation one
huudreil and fifty million pounds and the
lives of sixty-eight thousand men. He
deprecated any further annexation of ter
ritory by Great Britain.
Chamberlain, m the course of his speech
said when the work of mercy of relieving
the British garrisons in Soudan was happi
ly ended the English would afoindou that
country and let the Soudanese establish
sncli form of government as they thought
liest. He said he hoped the present Bar
liament would settle the Bnullaiigh «lead
lock, and concluded by denouncing the
present English land system a« exception
ally unjust, unfair aud ridiculous. When
i'hamWrluin mentioned the name of l*ar
□e'.l it was re«-eived with loud groans and
hisses.
Mr. Bright declared that if the project
of colonial federation was jicrsisted iu.
it was bound to result in the loss of
Canada.
— ■ —
Inhuman .Mother*.
San Francisco, Jan. 30.—The news
pajiers have entered on a crusade against
the iniquitous pra«'tice, just discover«-«!, of
white mothers g'ving and selling their
illegitimate liabies to *he Chinese. The
inquiry shows that a systematic traffic in
them ha« lieen going on for a long time,
mainly through the agency of private
lying-in hospitals. Four cases of white
babies in the possession c f female proprie
tors of Chinese brothels have lieen already
discovered, and there are good grobuds
for believing there are hundreds of others,
but the Chinese fearing difoovery have hitl
them out of sight. It is asserted to night,
on excellent authority, that the female
children are pun-baaetl by ( 'hinese spec i
lators and sen? to China, where raise«l un
til 12 years old. when they are sold to rich
Chinamen for large sums, who place them
in their harems.
Canon City Kllver Convention.
Washington, I). C., Jan. 30. — Senator
Fair to-day sent the following telegram in
response to an invitation to attend the
Silver ( onvention at Carson City.
Washington, D. C., Jan. 30, l«s5.
lion, liit-id. Ifigy*. Chairman:
Your invitation to attend the Silver
Convention at Carson City just received,
and I regret my inability to respond in
jierson. Please extend to the convention
the assurance of my hearty sympathy in
the movement. Let the friends of silver
stand united, firm and true, and our silver,
the savior of the nation in its time of need,
will again take its just and equal rank m
the commercial ma r ts of the world.
Ja». G Fair.
Sprecfcefo-Del'owu*.
San Francis« o, Jan. 30.—Theexamina
tion of Adolph Spre«-kels for shooting M.
II. DeYoung, proprietor of the Chmnirh ,
November 19th, Wgan this morning in the
police court. Nothing important trans
pire«!.
The l.nte Hattie.
London, January 28.—The point w here
the battle of the 19th occurred is iu the
desert, ulmut live miles south from Metem
neh. When tien. Stew ait reached that
jMiiut he found the enemy hovering'almut
h>s little army oti all sides and skirting it
ofieu within uncomfortably short range.
The rel»els had evidently stationed tli«-m
selv«*s m the vicinity to await his arrival
and gi\e him battle. When they fo-gau to
surnmud him an«l press in iq»on him lit
determine«! to aboie the e\eni. He ordere«!
his men to dismount ami form a fareeba.
This was made mainly with saddles aud
baggage, and during its construction tlie
refo-l riflemen drew nearer and maintained
a hot tire from fo b'.ud ambushes ami such
hidiuc places as they could liud among the
flushes and high grass. This fire was very
well directe«! und was most disastrous iu
its elffo-t upon the British troops. Twelve
men were soon shot dea«l and forty others
wounded. Among the first kille«! were
Mr. Cameron. spe«-ial correspondent of the
Ixindou Standard, and Mr. Herliert, sp«-« lal
corres|Miudent of the London 7W. (ien.
Stewart was one of the very first t«i fie
wouuded. He wa« shot iu the thigh.
When he wa« shot the work of making
the fareefia was about complet«*«! ami the
army ha«l fo*en put in uiotiou to form it«
battle array. This was a hollow (uptare.
As SU4IU as «-omplete«! the s«|uare ad\auce«l
under a steady ambush tire, a distance of
two miles. At this point the army liegan
to move u )miii the square in two large
e« helons These were «iirn-te«! agam«t tlie
British right front, which stissl unmoved.
During the reliel charge tlie Euglish tmojis
forming the as«aile<! iron! «lelivere«! a t«-r
rific fire, aiuie«! right at the enemy's mid
dle. w hich iiiowe«) down the men in such
lieaji« that they forme«l actual obstacle*
amt iuterlere«! «o seriously with the even
ness necessary to the sncces* of the on
slaught that its center line was brought
to a standstill afomt '»<» yards from the
British trout line, and the rcliels were so
displaced t liât tlu-y were simply «*nt to
pie«-es from this on. When the enemy's
line was broken the Aral»*seemed lo break
ii}i into hands, each of whi«-h waged war
on its own ac«-ouut. A large detachment,
mostly on horseback, went back to attack
the fareeba. This was garrisoned by a
foxlv of English sohiiers. mad«* up of little
detachments left fiehiml by ea«-h of the
corps which had gone forward in the
square. Ixird Charles Beresfoni was in
«-oiumuml. He ' sustained the attack, for
two hours, when the enemy was conqielled
to retreat. During the general attack upon
the ««juare «inly six men were killed and
twentv-thn-e wound««! on the English
side. Stewart's force on leaving Gadkul
Wells consiste«! of 2 .*mhi picked fighting
llKtl
Hnrying the Dead.
London, January 28.—After reverently
burying th«- d«-a«l the whole force marched
to the Nile, where they were allowe«! to
foivouac in |»ea<e and unity, the reliels
making no sigus beyond the treating of
drums during the whole night. It Is
stated that Mahdi sent 12,000 pickeil
troops to annihilate the troops at Almklea.
It is said that he is sending 20,000 more
men. but there is no more fear now, as the
British have the Nile ou their fot«-k. An
other British column is on the march, and
Gordon's steamers are se«-nring supplies
and material.
Metemneh is still liehl hy a small force
of reliel ritlemeu with one brass gun. Th*
town is said to lx* in great straits. Euro
pean were clearly distinguished in the
relx*l ranks.
The British have capture«! three nnanne«l
reliel boat*, which will lie very useful to
them.
The officers and men arc in excellent
health and spirits. The British siptare
nuniliere«! 1,200 men and the enemy's
lor«-e is estimated at 12,000. When th«»
s«|uare returned to the fareeba, the day after
the tight, many of the garrison wept for

Immense Lo»» in Killed and W<niiid<-d
Los I kin, January 28.—During the ad
vance of the main foxlv of English troo*,»s
from the f«»reeba.the garrison left liehind at
that |x>int kept up a heavy lire from their
guns and rifles. An effort was made to
ere«-t a small redoabt some fifty yards to
the right of the fareeba under piotectiou
of a steady lire from the fareeba. During
erection of the re«loul»t Lor«! Cochran w ith
40 men from the Life Guards aud S«*ots
Greys, held the ie«louht and maintained
a heavy lire. Throughout the battle th«-y
did much to re|»el the ii»n«tant « harg«-s of
the enemy. The losses of the reliels «lur
ing the whole day is estimated at 2,«*Ki.
The English loss was small.
Desperate Fighting for Hater.
Lokikis, January 28.—In the fight on
the 19th instant which «HTiirred within '»
miles of the Nile, many British troo|»s
were in an almost fainting condition from
lack of water. Col. Wilson onlereil a small
detachment of cavalrymen to obtain a sup
ply of water from the river by cuttiug
their way through the enemy's force. This
«langerons movement was accompanie«!
with less loss of life than might have lieen
expected and enongh water was ohtain«*d
to revive the troops and enable them to
continue the attacks.
Genernl Stewart Doing Hell.
London, January 29.— Earl Wolsley tel
egraphed from Korti this morning that be
ha«l re«-eive«l reports from the .Surgeons at
Kubat stating that Stewart was doing well.
No attempt has lieen made to extract the
bullet which entered his thigh and lo«lge«l
iu the region of the groin.
Oregon Senatorial Fight.
Portland, Janaary 28.—The ballot to
day for Senator stood : Slater, foi : llirs«-b.
14 ; »ieorge. 7 ; Kelsey, 6; Boise. 5; John
son. 6 ; Williams, 4 ; Hare, 3; Failing, 3.
Portland, Or., Jan. 30.—In the Sena
torial ballot to day, the Democrats vot«nl
for Whitaker. Hirsch got seventeen, again
of three over yesterday. There is no ma
terial change in the remainder of th«: can
didates.
Kan*«» senator.
Topeka, Ks., January 27.—The vote in
the Senat«* to-day for U. S. Senator was as
follows: John J. Ingalls, 39; George W.
<»lu*k, 1. In the House—Ingalls, Ifoi;
Click, 3; C. W. Blair, 1.
s«*vere Snow Storm.
RoXTREAL, January 28.—The »uow
storm wa« fierce to-«lay. it was intensely
«•old. the mercury falling to 10 ami 12 de
gree« lx*l«»w z.er«>. The streets were very
<|iiiet ami lack««! the animation which
have marked the pa»t two days. Several
tofoigganing hills, however, «lespite the
hlimiing snow, were mach in use-.
The i«*e palace was inaugurated this
ev«-ning iu th«* presence of an immense
crowd. There were over 20,000 snow
shoers on Ifominion S«juare, and they to«tk
part iu the attack s«-ene, which was grand,
«me discharge of fireworks and rwket»
1 teing kept tip for afomt thirty minutes.
After the attaek the snow shoe «lufis
tramped a« ross the mountain, the line
lieiug nearly a mile long. < Mi the return
of the «-lulls to the city a concert was
gi\en iu Queen'« Hall. The (iovernor
♦ it-ueral and «uite left by the Canada A
Atlantic railway tor Ottawa at lo o'clock
to-night.
St. Johns, N. F.. January 28.—Tele
graphic advices to-day from # the channel
and Rose Blanche report a terrible blizzard
on the west coast, tieginning at 4 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. A large natntier of
fishing crafts went to the fishing grounds
early in the morning and were overtaken
by the storm. Twenty-three skills are
missing, and many of the survivors were
badly frost bitten. One skiff in sight
went down with its crew. The erews of
the missing vessels aggregate afomt fifty
men. Crave fears are entertained that the
loss of life will lie heavy.
^ *♦
The Condition ol Ihe Boomer*.
Cai dwkll. Kans., January 27.—A tele
gram :iriive«t to-dav from tien. Hatch stat
ing that Crouch's colooy had surrendered
and agreed to immediately vacate Still
water and Oklahoma. Front other sonne*
it is re|x»rte<l that the colony is now en
route to Arkansas City, under the escort of
Captain Moore, w ith a detachment of troop»*.
Seven hundred aud fifty soldiers will
arrive to-morrow and Thursday, but will
profoibly not enter the field if the colony
comes out. Almut fifty team« have loaded
with stores for Stillwater and < amp Rus
sell iu the |>ast 24 hours, and another train
will load out to-morrow. Major Gills.
Quartermaster of the Department of Mi.*£
souri, arrived to-day and is forwarding
tores rapidly. Gen. Augur will amve
Thursday to l<H»k the situation over. A
3-in< h field piece, with shell, will arrive
to morrow from Fort Ia*avenworth. with
four troops from that point. All the
streams lielow here in Indian Territory are
frozen solid and heavy freight teams are
crossing daily. A general thaw will eut
off' all supplies aud communication with
Hatch aud the lmomers. No recruits have
left here foi Crouch's camp in the past ten
days. All reports to tLe contrary are un
true. They decided some days ago that
Hatch would remove the colony and they
refused to join him or «end relief or aid.
<♦*
The Mexican Mutineer«.
Washington, January 27.—Secretary
Lincoln received a telegram from t.eneral
Pope, commanding department of Arizcma
forwarding a telegram from Lieut. Mc
Donald. dated January 25, with regard to
his engageaient with the Mexicau muti
neers ou the Mexican frontier on the 2oth
instant.
He says bis troops were iu :tmhu.««:ade
when the leaders came along and a man
in iront made a break with a revolver
which caused the troojw to tire. A charge
was then made by Lt. Jeuks aud four mu
tineers were killed and twelve captured in
fifteen minutes. Tlie mutineers scattered
along the road for a long distance. The
day after Lt. Mdlonald left the field the
Governor of I.ow er California came along
with ahont 3o men claimed to have f>een
picked up from ranches and gathered in
nine others who were still in hiding, halt
starv«*l and frozen. An Indian runner in
formed Lt. McDonald that more mutineers
were coming to water at Pilot Knob and
were anxious to fight the ttooj»«. No at
tention was paid to the challenge.
Instructions are asked as to dealing w ith
the Governor of Lower California aud par
ty who crosse«! th^liue at Indian Wells.
The Lieut, is very indignant at the inn
duct of the Governor and strongly pro
tests against turning the prisoners over to
Hr.
Mexican Trade.
St. Loi is, January 27.—Senator Arelen
ta will arrive here to-morrow from the City
of Mexico eu route to Washington. The
Senator is the head of a commission ap
poiute«l by the Mexican government to
examine the Mexican custom house at El
Paso, Laredo. Eagle Pass, and other points
on the frontier, with a view to abolishing
all useless formalities in conne«-tion with
the importation and exportation of gotxls
lietween Mexico and the Unit««! States
which now cause so much trouble t«> mer
chants of !x>th countries.
^ *♦
Mexican Bank Bills.
CITY of Mexico, January 28.—The
London Bank of Mexico and South Amer
ica has appealed from the action of the
government intervention on the ques
tion whether the tank's bill« are legal,
now (»ending, and until it is decid«*d the
bills will circulate generally except among
Spanish merchants interested in the
national tiauk.
Carlisle and Cleveland.
Albany, N. Y., Jan. fo».— Speaker Carl
isle and wife arrived from New York and
immediately went to r«x»ms prepared for
them. Carlisle later was driven in a oov
creti sleigh to Presidentelect Cleveland's
residence. The letter, in answer to which
Carlisle came to Altmny, is understood to
have stated that the President elect would
lie glad to see him and avail himself of
any suggestions Carlisle might l «ve to
offer in regard to measures ami nn n for
the cabinet. It i» believed Carlisle, while
he will mit accept a cabinet position, is
very anxious Cleveland shall appoint a
tariff reformer as Secretary of the Treas
ury. He does not urge the selection of
pronounced free trath-rs, but will be satis
fied with a man of moderate views. Carl
sie passed the evening with Gov. llill.
Charge* to be Investigated.
Denver, Col., Jan. 30.—The House of
Representatives to-day unanimously adopt
ed a resolution providing for an Investi
gation «»f the charge« made by Senator
Hill in a recent interview in Cbiearo, in
which he states that In- wa* defeated for
United State* Senator by a free use of cor
jHiration money.

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