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G. A. K. CELEBRATION.
An Enenmpmont of Over Three Thousand Tentn. St. I»! is, September 25.—The advance guard of the Grand Anny of the Republic has set its standard in St. Louis. A few comrades arrive hourly and by night several hundred had reported. The most distant States have the first delegations on hand, with Oregon members and a Wash ington Territory squad of fifteen. The city is prepared to meet them with a warm welcome and blaze of light. Miles of bunting lies ready to be unfolded at dawn to-morrow, and great arches already span the Btreets. The interiors of business houses and show windows have donned their holiday attire, and each park has lie come a tented field awaiting the fifty thousand soldiers that are on their way. Among the arrivals to-day waa General W. '1'. Sherman. Shortly before 9 o'clock he entered the hall where a meeting of Ran som i'ost was being held, which was filled by many comrades from a distance, and the first meeting of the grand encampment may lie said to have begun. The guests were called upon for talks, to which Gen. Sherman responded by a five minutes' re view of the formation and growth of Ran som Tost. Many men of wealth, he said, who sent substitutes to the war would now willingly give part of their riches to be en titled to a neat in this body. Alluding to the many invitations he had received to Eastern posts, he said he had declined them because he desired to retain his con nection with this poet. Several other comrades made speiche« before adjourn ment. St. Lot is, September 25.—The Pacific slope swooped upon the town in 33 cars, 1,500 strong, from California, and 100 more from Oregon, Washington Territory and Alaska. They came with the product of the peach, the fruits, wiues and grapes of the golden land. In the great hall of the Armory they are preparing to exhibit, as the Kuights Templar did last year, some of the blessings of their fertile country. Within a block of the Armory their camps of tents shelter 800 men to-night. As Cal fornia came fifteen hundred strong, instead of eight hundred as was first promised, and as each other State now sends notice of in creased attendance, the total will swell to more than 50,000. As these men arrive they will lie met at the depot by a recep tion committee, who will send one man with each post to direct them to their quarters. Tents and room are prepared for all, no matter what their number. St. Loi is, September 20. A feature of this encampment is the sheltering of a large number of old veterans in tents, tried at each encampment before in small num lwrs. The plan gave such satisfaction and pleasure that it was decided thus to house vast numbers, and the executive commit tees arranged to care for a greater concourse of people on the field than has ever before been attempted in any land except in times of war. Perhaps no canvas city of such proportions has ever been built in so short a time. Within two months 3,500 tents, with ample room for 25,000 soldiers, more than there is in the entire U. H. army, have luen put together and are now pitched in the ten beautiful parks of the city, all within a radius of two miles from head quarters, and connected by telegraph and convenient dining balls. A bale of straw makes a mattress for each tent bed. In Lyon park 500 tents are pitched, in Con cordia park 300, in Hyde park 500, Wash ington park 550, Carr Place 700, St. Louis 500, Jackson park 150, Forest park 250, around the court house 100. For several days the deserted walks and white cover ings were more like a city of the dead, but to-night an army of jovial and tried spirits fill them, and the doubt, would the boys take to the tents, has been dispelled, for more applications for such snelter have been made than tents are ready for, but the hotels and boarding houses offer relief for the surplus. In many cases veterans stop in camp and house their families near hy. This evening reveals touching scenes. Warrior citizens only know the feelings of such glorious consequences. Ever and anon the surging crows upon the street pause to hear the bugle call, and then a stentorian voice calling out the mime of the company, regiment and State. Sometimes the call is for a comrade not seen for years. Too often there is no response, but then again au an swer ; silence as they meet, and then a jubilee. These camps are full of pathetic meet ings after years of separation, and it is this that draws so many. Thousands of the boys in blue are together. The great camp is a success, and will become a part of the G. A. R. encampment of the future. F. 1'. Blair, post besides the usual reception to the visitors, to day inarched to the residence of the widow of Gen. F. P. Blair, nt noon, and presented her with a medal rt cently adopted by the post, bearing as a medulion the head of her late husband. In return Mrs. Blair presented the post with the ling of the Seventeenth Army Corps, commanded by Gen. Blair during the latter part of the war. All the afternoon and evening the ar lival of the veterans and their families in (quads, group», posts, divisions, by regular excursion trains and by steamboats have been incessant. They have marched through the muddy streets in spite of the rain to camp and lodging house. Coming in such unorganized detachments, and fail ing to report, all attemps to keep a record or make an estimate of their numbers have failed, though those in charge are satisfied that many more than were counted on have come. Every department reports more men, either here or coming, than was at first announced. It is sale to say the grand parade will be unprecedentedly large and imposing. '1 his evening the visitors were enter tained by receptions at the various [Mist headquarters. Their halls are beatutifnlly decorated, have been thrown opon all day, and many comrades bave accepted their hospitality. At Ransom Post a band en livened the scene with martial music, and U. 8. Grant Post, of Elizabeth, N. J., pre sented Ransom Post with a handsome oil painting of Gen. Ransom. Blair Post was greeted by a number of speeches, and those present were particularly aroused by Cor poral Tauner, who touched on the flag issue of the President and the possible in sult to the Grand Army. Lyon, Hussen deubel and Harding Posts also kept open houses to all visitors. Owing to the inclemency of the weather the committee doubt the expediency of a parade to morrow, and this evening it was agreed that in case of a light rain or driz zle the parade should take place as on the programme, but in case it was impossible to form or the ranks were broken by a heavy rain the parade would be postponed tint il Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. In case of postponement the annual en campment session proper will not begin until 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. Geueral Lucius Fairchild, Adjutant Gérerai Gray and others of the staff ar rived this evening. The Commander-in Chief was met at the depot by General Grier and his mounted staff and escorted to his quarters at the Southern Hotel. Hon. Hannabal Hamlin came with the Commander-in Chief's party. Mrs. Elizabeth If A re Kinna, president of the National Woman's Relief Corps, ar rived from Han Francisco this afternoon. Ht. Loi • is, September 27.—At 8 o'clock this evening the doors of the Merchants' Exchange were thrown open for the sol diers and their friends, who were wending their way to the reception tendered by the citizens of Ht. Louis. The immense cham ber was profusely decorated with bunting, flags and stripes and streamers hanging gracefully from the balconies. A great banner welcomed the boys of '61. A foun tain in the middle of the hall, filled with flowers and surrounded by tropical plants, dashed jets of wates into spray, and, as a great center piece, separated the masses who filled the ball long before the hour set for the reception. Ht. Louis, Septemlier 27.— At 7:30 o'clock this evening the aid on the staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Lucius Fairchild, as sembled at the General's headquarters, at the Houtbern Hotel, with their friends, and presented to him a badge of the Post Com mander-in-Chief of the G. A. R. The gold eagle holds on its talons the pink badge, surrounded by a fringe of diamonds, and in the field four large guns are set in stars. The star hanging from the ribbon is stud ded with many gems, there being seventy one diamonds in all. Comrade John H. Cook, of Lafayette Post No. 140, of New York City, and a member of the staff, made the presentation. General Fairchild was visibly affected, and in thanking his staff, displayed his attachment to them and commended their loyalty to the Grand Army. While his friends were extending congratulations, Comrade Cook, on behalf of the staff, presented a gold watch to Ad jutant Gray. Ht. Louis, September 28.—Greater vol umes of rain poured down this morning on the ranks of the G. A. R. than on any day since their ^arrival. Everything was dfenched, including the ardor of the sol diers and civilians as well. Thousands of veterans, after waiting so long in the wet aud mud to realize the promises of the signal service officer of good weather for to day, started for home, yet there were un told thousands left, and Grand Marshal Grier issued an order to prepare for a parade, commanding the army to move at 10 o'clock without fail. Ht. Louis, Heptember 28.— When the order to fall in for the parade was received at the various camps and headquarters the men tumbled out of their tents and rooms, prepared for a battle with the elements, with rubber coats and umbrellas, and trousers rolled up. It was 1 o'clock when the column was formed and Grand Marshal Grier ordered the escort of mounted police forward. Then followed the Grand Mar shal, with his chief-of staff, General A. J. Hmith and aides. Louan Post, of Ht. Louis, mounted, and Springfield, Mass., battalion acted as escorts to the Commander-in-Chief, who followed a few yards behind, bowing to the crowds, who greeted him with applause. His staff of one hundred men, mounted, preceded twenty carriages, mov ing three abreast, in which were the Gov ernors aud other honored guests. In the lead was one occupied by Mayor Francis and Gen. W. T. Hheaman. Although closely sheltered from the rainand sight,thecrowds on the sidewalks soon found where the old commander was and cheer upon cheer marked his progress, while frequent groups of men would rush from shelter to the car riage door to grasp his hand. Tattered battle flags called forth enthusiastic cheers. The Hons of Veterans brought up the rear aud when they hail passed the stand ranks were broken and the parade was over. Blue and the Gray. Evansville, Ind., Hept. 22.—This has been a gala day in Evansville, being the biggest day of the great blue and gray re union, and it was declared a holiday by the mayor. More than forty thousand stran gers t ere in the city. The feature of the day's programme was the industrial pa rade. It was three hours passing a given point. Evansville, Ind., Heptember 23.—The closing day of the reunion of the blue and the gray passed off very pleasantly. The forenoon was devoted to an infantry drill for a prize. The Louisville Light Infantry took the first prize of $1,000. Company A, first regiment, Illinois National Guards, received the second prize of $50(1. Hermi tage Guards, of Nnshville, took the third prize of $300. The Emerald Cadets, of Ht. Louis, took the first zouaves' prize. The sham lwttle was a grand success. Another reunion is to be held on a larger scale. The Bor'er Shooting Atlnir. PAEI8, Septemlier 25.— The Tempt pub lishes a telegruin from Epinal sayiug: A lieutenant of Dragoons, accompanied by a game keeper, while out shooting at Baon hour Plaine, near the frontier, were fired at by invisible marksmen in German terri tory. The game keeper was killed and the lieutenant's thigh bone fractured. The surgeons affirm that the shots were fired by the military, and say that the lieuten ant's thigh will have to lie amputated. It is believed the shots were fired by customs officials. Paris, Heptember 26—The following detuils have been received concerning the shooting incident on the Franco-German frontier, near Roon Hurh Plain: On Satur day morning a party of five sportsmen and four heaters were following a path on French territory, seven yards from the frontier, when a jierson standing behind a clump of trees, eighty yards from the fron tier, fired three shots at them. The first bullet did not hit any one, but the second killed one of the beaters, named Brignora, and the third severely wounded a gentle man named Wanger. The German officials declare that a German soldier named Kauff mad, who was detailed to assist the forest guards in preventing poaching, fired the shots. Kaulliuan affirms that he shouted three tiroes for the party to halt before firing at them. He believed they were on German territory. The sportsmen declare that they heard nothing. The officials on both sides of the frontier are making in quiries as to the shooting. Paris, Septemlier 26.—The Paris papers urge the people to regard the shooting af fair on the frontier with calmness in order not to embarrass the government in their handling of the case. At the same time the government is urgently pressed to de mand full reparation. The public of France is palpably uneasy over the fre; quent repetition of these exasperating inci dents o n the German frontier, and it is feared it may exhaust popular patience and induce an explosion of public wrath. Paris. .September 26.—Premier Ron vier has decided to send a note to Berlin, re questing the German government in the interest of a continuance of the friendly relations to institute an inquiry into the frontier affair without delay. Count Von Munster, the German Ambas sador, has expressed regret at the occur rence and gives assurance that justice will be done by the German government. Berlin, Heptember 26.—An official order has been sent to Htrasburg for a detailed report of the frontier affair. The French Minister is authorized to promise ample jnstice and indemnity if the Germnn offi cial is found responsible. Vacancy Killed. Cincinnati, Heptember 26.— R. L. C. White, of Lebanon. Tenn., has been ap pointed Hupreme Keeper of Records and Heals of the Knights of Pythias, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the decease of Hon. R. E. Coyvan, of Ht. Louis. Bond Offerings. Washington, Heptember 28. —The total bond offerings to day were $717,850, of which amonnt $586.500 were fonr and a half and $131,350 fonr per cents. i > INTERNATIONAL YACHT RACE. The Yankee Volunteer Victorious. New York, September 27.—The tickled god of the wind seemed disinclined to favor the rival yachts this morniDgwith any but light breezes, and public disappointment was fully as manifest as public interest has been in wbat was to be the first of the three races between the Scotch yacht Thistle and the American yacht Volunteer for the possession of the American cnp. The laBt finishing touches had been pnt npon the yachts, and everything superfluous removed from both the racers, even to the priv ate dunnage of the crew. The conditions were extremely favorable to the Scotch cotter. She has always done her best work in light winds, and there appears small chance of there being anything more than a light wind to-day, There was cons ideiable bet ting on the race, but it was governed by patriotism in most every case, the odds ranging from ten to nine down to two to one in favor of the Volunteer. When the Thistle and Volunteer reached the vicinity of the starting line there were over two hundred yachts and steamlioats about them. Thousands of people were striving for a glimpse at the racers, but even at Fort Wadsworth, where a great many ladies bad gathered, the yachts conld be only dimly seen throngh the heavy mist. At noon there was a breeze of about eight miles an hour, coming in puffs from the south. The mist was clearing slowly, and the racers began maneuvering for a start. The official signal to get ready was fired at 12:22. Ten minutes later the Thistle crossed the line closely followed by the Volunteer. Both yachts were close hauled on the port tack, each carrying their main and club top sails, small jib top sails and jib and stay sails. The Thistle's lead was small, but she seemed to move the most rapidly in the zephyr. The little wind blowing was quite variable, veering to the west. The official time of the Thistle's crossing the line was 12.35, and that of the Volun teer 12.36. The Thistle at once tacked to the starlioard, heading for the Long Island shore. The result was that she lost her wind entirely, while the Yankee held the light air. At 12:44 the Thistle seemed motionless, but a few minutes later she liegau to move slowly. The Volunteer bad in tbe mean time captured the lead, per haps three cable lengths. The Yankee heeled along gracefully, making good time and increasing her lead. There was a magnificent fleet of sail ves sels and steam barges behind the racers, stretching in almost an »broken line from shore to shore, making the finest picture ever seen in the Bay of New York. As the Volunteer approached Fort Wadsworth a great cheer went up from the throats of thousands of spectators. The fleet took up the refrain and gave hpr a rousing send otf. Hhe was going very fast. The Thistle had a good lull, hut her sails, somehow, failed to draw like the Volunteer's. Fol lowing the racers came a great tleet of ex cursionists. The spectators were unani mous in crediting the Yankee's long lead to superior seamanship in holding to the first tack and catching the breeze off the shore. Half an hour after passing Fort Wads worth the Volunteer was almost invisible in the haze in the distance. Hhe had ap parently increased her lead to at least two inileH, hut when another half hour elapsed the Thistle was footing it along in a way that promised a close finish. The Thistle seemed fated to misfortune, and when the Volunteer headed for Kandy Hook light house the Kcotch yacht was again two miles in the rear. Highland«, September 27.—4:20 p m.— The Volunteer is approaching the point of the Hook. Hhe is about 18 minutes ahead. Fort Wadsworth, September 27—5:10 p. m.—The yachts are comiDg home, with the wind blowing fifteen miles an hour astern. They are carry iDg all their light sails, hut the Volunteer is seen to have maintained her long lead. A great gather ing of sail and steam craft has taken place in tbe vicinity of the finishing line. New York, September 27.—The Volun teer won, crosiDg the line at 4:32. The Thistle finished at 5:44.45. New York, September 27.—The result was a most decisive victory lor the Ameri can sloop. Beating, sketching and running with tree sheets, the Volunteer outsailed the Thistle. On the run home she lost ground, largely on account of the way the accom panying cratt blanketed her first point. Buoy ten was reached on a lieat. Buoy eight and a half was fetched on a sketch, as was Handy Hook light ship. The outer mark from the light ship buck to bnoy ten was a beam wind, ami from there home to buoy fifteeu, off Fort Wadsworth it was a clean run lielore the wind, with spinnakers set. Everywhere except the run with spinnakers, when the excursion boats did much to keep the wind from her, the Vol unteer outsailed her antagonist. A farther description of the race would only he a repetition of the above. The fol lowing are the figures: Lighl Boat. Start. Buoy. ship. Volunteer..... ......12.34:58 2.21:01 3.42:12 Tlust.e.......... ......12.33:06 ?.»: 45 4.01:15 Eltpied < 'orrect Boat. Finish. time. time. Volunteer..... ...... 5.56:10 4.54:18 4.53:18 Thistle......... ...... 5.45:53 5.12:47 5.12:42 The Volunteer beats the Thistle 19 minutes and 29 seconds. Alter the race Mr. James Bell, the prin cipal officer of the Thistle, said he was not at all satisfied with the result. The Thistle, he declared, had never moved so slowly through water. He was of the opinion that there was something wrong with the cutter's bottom, and that she would be taken out of the water to-morrow with a view of finding out what it was. He did not consider that the race had been sailed lor that reason, and liecause the wind was so shifting. The Volunteer often had the advantage of a breeze that the Thistle did not feel, Insides the excursion boats swash ed the Thistle to a damaging extent. Captain Barr, of the Thistle, held the same views. He said that some of the crew had been notified anonymously that the cutter's liottom had been doctored, and i that the truth would he ascertained before Thursday—the day of the next race. Captain Barr said that he had sailed the Thistle every time that she had been out and he never knew her to move so badly on the wind. Gen. Faine and Mr. Edward Burgess, of the Volunteer, took the victory quietly but very happily. Captain Hoff said the rea son that the Thistle sailed so much faster than his vessel liefore the start was that the Voluuteer did not have her center hoard down on account of the shallow water inside of the buoy. London, Septrmber 27.— Un the Clyde, where the people were keenly interested in the yacht race, betting was in favor of the Thistle. Cable dispatches were pub > fished in the afternoon saying that the Thistle would certainly win. A letter from a member of the Thistle's crew was quoted in which the writer says: "The Americans may boast about the Volunteer hat their yachtsmen know she has no chance." The victory of the Volunteer surprised tbe club men, who awaited news of the race. The result was a bitter disap pointment to Scotch yachtsmen. New York, Sept. 22 —The official meas urement of tbe Scotch cutter Thistle was sent to the New York yacht club by tjie treasurer to-day. Volunteer allows This tle five seconds. RAILROAD ACCIDENT. Several Persons Seriously Wounded. Jackson, Tenn., September 27.— One of the worst wrecks which ever occurred on the Mobile & Ohio railroad happened about two miles sonth of this place this morning. The entire passenger train ex cept the engine was hnrled from a trestle while running forty-five miles an hour, and over thirty persons were injured, though, hy what seems almost a miracle, none were killed. Tbe coaches were thrown forty feet from the track and some tamed completely over. The scene was almost indescribable, women and children screaming for help and release from the closed care. All were, however, rescued and medical attendance given. Of the in jured four or five may die, ten others are in serious conditions, and the remainder are only slightly wounded. The Hostiles. San Francisco, September 27.—A 1'res cott, Arizona, special says : The military authorities deserve credit for the prompt manner in calling upon Governor Zulick to prevent any outbreak of the Han Carlos In dians when Sheriff Freyer proposed arrest ing Indian horse thieves. The following was received hy Governor Zulick, Septem ber 21st : General Miles reports that SbcrilV Freyer, of Final county, proposes arresting two San Carlos Indians and calls for military assistance, l'lease see to the matter before a stampede and war is inaugurated. (Signed) <1. O. Howard, Major General. Governor Zulick replied as follows Major General lloieard, San Francisco : Have no knowledge save your dispatch. If the sheriff is armed with a legal process and directed to arrest San Carlos Indians, on or off the reservation, he should he given all necessary assistance. Indian criminals are as liable to the laws as any other criminals The mandates of the court must he obeyed and the resistance of such authority constitutes additional crime. (Signed) C. Meyer ZULICK, Governor. ----^ — Bids lor Itifle Guns. Washington, September 27. — Fro posals were opened to-day at the Navy De partment for furnishing twenty-two sets of steel forgings for six inc h breech loading rille guns, oil treated and annealed, aggre gating about 136 tons, anil of domestic manufacture. The Midville Steel Co., of Fbiladelpbia, was the only bidder. Their proposal was for supplying forgings rough bored and turned, oil treated amt annealed, $123,284, with tubes, jackets aud trunions to be rough bored and turned hy the Navy Department, and other work hy contrac tor, $108,799. Pardoned hy the; President. Washington, September 27.—The Pres ident has granted a pardon in the case of Wm. Brooks, Janies Fitzgerald, Thomas Jackson, Wm. Henderson, Jno. Palmer, Reuben Goins and George Homey, who were convicted in the United States Court, in tbe district of Arkansas, last August, ol manslaughter, and whoso sentence was suspended. Pardon was granted on the ground that the convicts had reason to ap prehend bodily harm from the men whom they killed. Want O'Brien Suppressed. LONDON, Septemlier 27.—A number of Unionist members of the House of Com- mons have sent representatives to Balfour requesting him not to permit O'Brien to continue his incendiary speeches. Balfour has asked the crown counsel whether or not a procedure under the summary juris- diction act can prevent a convicted person from repeating an offence during pro- visional release on hail. The Unionists are also urging the prosecution of English members of Parliament who have been present at proclaimed meetings. --- ^ ....." ■ ■■■ Outlaws Killed. HoLliROOK, Arizona, .September 26.— .Sheriff Wm. Mulvenon and posse met Jno. Graham and Chas. Blevins, outlaws, m Pleasant Valley, last Thursday. The .Sheriff ordered them to surrender, and they refusing, both were killed. The Sheriff now has a posse of 75 men, and says Tonto Basin must be righted. All the Tewksbury faction not killed have surreD(le;ed to the Sheriff. Only one of the Grahams is alive and he is wounded. Gang of Outlaws Broken Up. Prescott, A. T., Heptember 27.—A tele gram to ConsUhle McKinney, received from Holbrook hy Under Sheriff Wadde), is to the effect that Sheriff Mnlvenon at tempted to arrest the Grahams, who re sisted, and they were fired upon hy the sheriff's posse, and John Graham and Chas. Blivins were killed. Tewsbnry.surrendt red. Graham is the last of the Graham leadere. Only one of the Tewksburys remains. This is probably the end of the feud. The Graham party telegraphed to Dis trict Attorney Herdman their willingness to surrender if Tewksbury dies or if grant ed protection. Disastrous Cloud Burst. Galveston, Septemlier 27.—A special to the Nctcs from New Laredo, Mexico, says: News has reached here of great destruc tion of property in Gnerrero and Mier, Mex ico, near the Rio Grande, by the overflow ing of that river and the Mier river. In Mier 200 houses were destroyed and in Guerrero about fifty. No casualties are re ported, hut the loss will he very large. The Hood was occasioned hy a cloud hurst in the mountains. Destructive Forest Fires. Toronto, Out., September 27.—Owing to the protracted drouth bush aod forest fires prevail throughout Ontario and Que bec. Great damage has already been done, and unless rain sets in at once it is diffi cult to realize what the los3 in the aggre gate will he. Many farmers have been burned out. Destructive Bush Fires. Montreal, September 21.—The bush fires which have been raging for the last few days around Danby, Quebec, extended to that village yesterday. Twenty-two houses and the railway station were con sumed. Many families lost everything. The loss is not yet known but it is sup posed to he very heavy. Terrible Disaster. London, September 27. — A Chinese transport has been wrecked on one of Pescadores Islands. Three hundred sol diers and the captain and crew, with the exception of one man, were drowned. Cardinal Gibbons. Chicago, September 27.— Cardinal Gib bons is in the city to-night on his way to Portland, Oregon, where he goes to confer the pallium on Archbishop Crow. He was given a reception to-night, and goes to St. Paul to-morrow. Live Stock. Clin ago, Septemlier 21. — Cattle—Re ceipts, 11,000; liest strong, others dull ; shipping steers, 2.75(« 5 05 ; stockera and feeders, 1.4002.80; Texans, 1.500.3.15; western rangers, 1 650 3 80. Sheep—Receipts, 6,000; steady ; natives, 2.5004.15; western, 30365; Texans, 2.7503 60; lambs, 4 250 5,25. Chicago, September 22—Cattle — Re ceipts, 11,000; steady; good higher; fancy, 5.000525; shipping steers, 2 8504 90; stockere and feeders, 1.2503 00 ; Texans, 1.2503.00; western rangers, 2.0003.75. Sheep—Receipts, 6,000; natives, 2 500 4 15; western, 3 000,3.05; Texans, 2.350 3.80 ; lambs, 4 2505.25. Chicago, September 23.—Cattle—Re ceipts, 9,000; natives stronger ; shipping steers, 305.10 ; stockers and feeders, 1.5002.90; Texas cattle, 1.400290; rangers, 2 2503.30. Sheep—Receipts, 4,000 ; strong ; natives, 30415; western, 3.100370; TexaDS, 2 3003 80 ; lamb«, 4.2005.25. Chicago, September 26. — Cattle—Re ceipts, 13,000; strong for good, others weak; shipping steers, 304 90; stockere and feeders, 1.7502 80; Texas cattle, 15002.90; western rangers, 2 5003.20; western rangers, 2 5003 20. Sheep—Receipts,6,000 ; stronger; natives; 2.9003 80 ; western, 304. Chicago, September 27.—Cattle—Re ceipts, 9,000 ; good natives 10 higher; fancy, 5.2005.25; shipping steers, 305; stockere and feeders, 1.7502 80; Texas cattle, 1 5003 ; western rangers, 2.105» 3 90. Sheep—Receipts, 6,000; steady ; natives, 2 600 4 ; western, 303 90 ; Texans, 303 65. A special cablegram from London to the Drovers' Journal quotes fight supplies of cattle and prices lc. higher; best American steers, 12c. Miiol .Harket. Phu.adei riiiA, Septemlier 23.—Wool— Fine wools dull, Low and medium wools in improved demaud. Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia NX and above 32034 ; X 31032; medium 37038; coarse 365» 38; New York, Michigan, Indiana and western fine, or X, or XX, 28030; rne dium 37038; coarse 36037 ; fine washed delaine, X or X X 36037 ; medium washed combing and delaine 37038 ; «»arse do. 36037 ; Canada washed combing 35036 ; medium unwashed combine and delaine 28029; coarse do. 28029; medium 280 29 ; erstem Oregon, lino 15018; medium 15020; coarse 180^20; valley Oregon, fine 22024; medium 260;27 ; coarse 21025; New Mexico and Colorado fine 14016; medium 16020. Boston, Septemlier 23.—Wool—Trade has been a little more active and prices, as a rule, lower ; Ohio and Pennsylvania ileece8 3103LJ ; XX 320321; XX aud above 32(033j ; Michigan extra 30 ; Ohio and Michigan washed ileeces 36(" 36'. ; Ohio fine delaine 35036; Michigan do. 33035; fine territory 16020; medium 22 (« 23 ; choice Ohio and Michigan unwashed fleeces 200 24 ; other grades unchanged. Philadelphia, September 27.—Wool Fine fleeces dull aud low; medium wools in improved demand ; fine washed delaine, X. 33037 ; washed, combing aud delaiue, 37(" 381 ; coarse do 365» 38 ; Canada, wash ed and combing 36037. Boston, September 27.—Wool is dull. Ohio and Pennsylvania fleeces 31031 ' ; XX32032J; Michigan extra 30; No. 1 Ohio ami Michigan fleece 360361 ; line Territory, scoured, 57058; fine, medium scoured, 530 55; coarse do 45050; Michi gan:! Ohio unwashed fleeces 18025. Other grades unchanged. New York, Septemlier 27.—Wool is firm ; domestic fleeces 26034 ; pulled 11 032; Texas 9014. Clenring House Report. Boston, September 25.—The table com piled from specials to the Font from the aanagereof the leading clearing houses of the United States, gives tbe gross exchanges for the week ending Septemlier 21 at $989, 358,930, an incase of 1 1 per cent, over the corresponding week of last year. Land Derision Reversed. Washington, September 23.—In the case of Ralph J. Brown vs. the Central Pacific Railroad Co., on an appeal from the decision of the Commissioner of tlie Gen eral Land Office, rejecting the latter's claim to the west half of the northwest, quarter and the west half the southwest quarter of the same section in the Sacramento, Cal, land district, Acting Secretary Muidrow to-day reversed the previous decision, hold ing tiiat settlement on one part of a sec tion by a qualified pre-emptor would not except from a iailroad grant any part of another »piarter section uow occupied hy said pre-ciuptor and claimed hy him. Serious Riot. Madrid, September 26.— Rioting is re ported from the islaud of Ponapi, m conse quence of tho expulsion of the Protestant missionary. Advices say that the Spanish Governor of Ponapi Iioh been killed, and many of the wounded have taken refuge on the Spanish pontoon. The insurgents are masters of the island. Two war ships have been sent to the scene. Assignment. New York, September 26.—James Cow Ion, importer of laces and small wares, made an assignment to-day. Liabilities about $750.(MM). Assets estimated from $50,000 to $75,000. Philadelphia, September 26.—The Enterprise Brewing Co. assigned to-day. Liabilities $203,000 ; assets 350,000. Presi dent Walters claims that the failure is due lo the organized efforts oi the brewers association to break his business. Disputed Question Settled. New York, Kept. 22.—The controversy between the Chicago, Rock Island tS l Paci fic railroad and the eastern trunk fines with regard to the payment of commission by the western roads on eastern trunk fine territory, was termiuated to-day in favor of the Rock Island railroad. .Stanley Heard From. London, Sept. 22.— Stanley writes under date of June 23d from his camp, saying Tippoo Tibs people, with the exceptiou of five hundred slave traders, warmly wel comed him aud paid ready obedience. McGurigle's Whereabouts. Owen Sound, Ont., Sept. 22.—To-day a passenger Ly the steamer Atlantic hy Sault Hte Marie, reports he saw McGarigle, the Chicago hood 1er, at Gore Bay. The Cholera. New York, September 27.—There was one death to-day among the cholera stricken passeDgeraof the Aleaia. Another death is expected. The other patients are reported as doing well. Base Ball. New York, September 27.—Boston 10; New York 5. Detroit, September 27— Detroit 8; Indianapolis 3. Brooklyn, Septemlier 27.—Broolyn 4; Baltimore 7. Philadelphia, September 27.— Wash ington 1 ; Philadelphia 13. Athlets 5 ; Metropolitans 0. Cleveland, September 27.—Cleveland 4 ; Louisville 2. SANDS BROS. New Arrival of WALL PAPER, CARPETS, -ÆLÂTX> HOUSE F URNISHIN G GOODS. We carry tlic largest line ol* the above stock in Mon tana. Orders receive prompt attention. SANDS BROS. Established 1864. A. O. CLABKE. THOMAS CONRAD. J. <'. Cl'RTIN. CLARKE, CONRAD A CURTIN. Importers of and Jobbers and Bétail Dealers in Heavy Shelf and Building HARDWARE. SOLE AGENTS FOR THE Celebrated "Superior" and Famous Acorn COOKING AND HEATING STOVES, AND W. G. Fisher's Ciiicinnali WrongM Iron Ran ges for Hotels ami Family Use. Iron, Steel, Horse and Mule Shoes, Nails, Mill Supplies, Hoes, Belt ing, Force and Lift Pumps, Cutlery, House Furnishing Goods, Centennial Réfrigéra Lors, lee Chests, Ice Cream Freezers, Water Coolers Etc., Etc. VUilorslolhrCily are res|»eell'nlly Inillnl to rail *»«•! Examine <mr Uiindi. an«I prices helore ;»n rclmsi nir. ALL ORDRES RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION AND SHIPMENT. CLARKE, CONRAD & CURTIN, 32 and 34 Main Street, ----- Helena, M. T. S. C. Ashby <fc Co. Dealers in AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, WAGONS, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, ETC. We respectfully call your attention to the following list of Standard Goods : Mltrhrll Farm ami Nprlnit Wagon«: Ntn«lt linker Bros.* l ine « «rrlngex, Ituir iclr. mhI BncklHiarda: Frazle» Koa«l fiirln: Dcrrliijc Finder, rnul Mower«* Prnii.ylvimlit l awn Wower«: .1. M. Ttietna« A Sons' Sulky Hoy Kalte«; I nisi A Bradley Nulhey and Gkiik 1M«iw « « aim nlora ami Harrow«; Hfnndaid Disk Harrow«: IManet.Jr. Garden Drill«, Oilllvntor« and Hor«c Horn : GrH««Nf>< Mower«; VD-tor Feed Mill« : IIor«e r'ower« and Grinding; Mill«; Hand-Rahe«, Fork«. Nlrovei«, Hpnd. «. Mntloek« and Ho««: I'orrelaln Lined Pninp. and Tnh intr: Chicago Ton an« Meraper«: folninbla W heel and DrairMerapev« It nil rond G rad In it Plow«: Dark Wir«: Mailing Wire: ltindinit Twine: ll.avyKtid Light Team Harne««: Single nhd Doubl« Kugu} Harn«««: Dor«« lltankel«, Whip« Lap Kobe«; Tent« und Awning« : Muggy, t arrJnge and M agon < on r«: He.. Lie. Toglhfr w ith a full line of Fxlraw mid Kepalra f«r Wagon«, Carriage. Bug. g|««. Kinder« and nil Maehlney. Order« by Mull receive prompt iillenlion. North Main Street, Helena, Montana. Spencer & Nye. Manufacturers and Dealers in HARNESS AND SADDLES. HELENA, ........ MONTANA Bond for Illuwtrtvtocl Cntnlosuo. A TTENTI O PV ! Purchasers of CARPETS, WALL PAPER,and HOUSE TURN ISHINC GOODS, Will Save Mouey by awaiting th« arrival of A. r. <IRTI\'«> NEW STOCK. Nothing Hk« It ever before shipi*?«! to this market. Important Steamship Arrangement. San Francisco, September 24.—The. statement is made here that John D. Spreckels, president of the Oceanic Steam ship Co., has made an agreement with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad providing for a through express from San Diego to New York in four days. The train is to carry passengers and mail through with hut few stops, and the Oce anic Company's steamers, if pushed, will cross the Pacific from San Diego toSyduey, stopping at Aucklund, in 17 or 18 »lays. The total time from Sydney to Liverpool will thus be reduced to 28 days. Fatal Itailroad Accidents. Kansas City, Mo, Septemlier 21.—A special to the Journal from Arkansas City, Kansas, says: A disastrous wreck occurred on the Gulf division of the Kansas South ern railroad, at Guthrie, four miles south of Percell, Indian Territory. A fight en gine and a construction train collided while both were moving at a high rate of speed. It is rumored that a large number of work men were killed, hut the details are mea gre. Most of the reports say that eighteen were killed or wounded. Little Rock, September 26.— The north hound passenger train on the Iron Moun tain railroad was wrecked near Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, this morning. Members of the Texas and Arkansas îlot Springs Grand Army posts were amoDg the pussen gera, who were en rouie to St. Louis. A list of the casualties cannot he obtained at this time. Fatal Collision. London, September 26. —A French fish ing boat has been sunk in the British channel hy a collision. Eighteen of tbe peinons aboard were drowned. The vessel with which the British ship New City, from Bombay to Havre, collided was the Danish brig Cecelia, and not a steamer, as before reported, from Safina Crnz. The brig did not sink, as was stated, bat was towed to Falmouth. International Question. City ok Mexico, September 22, —There is a good deal of uneasiness in political cir cles regarding the rumored attempt of Guatemala to secure the support of the United States government as against Mex ico. It is felt here that such a step would do mach to disturb the pleasant relations existing between Mexico and the United States, which at present are inducing heavy investments of American capital here. The case against Guatemala is this Insults have been offered to members of the Mexican legation there, which it is said have not been properly atoned for, and while lire Mexican government is not acting offensively toward Guatemala, it is demanding a just compensation lor as saults upon officers of the legation. Tbe light in Guatemala is largely a clerical conflict ami assumes the aspect of a reli gious war, and many politicians here say they do not believe the United States will interfere in so delicate a matter. — - - —r- —♦> --* Uniform Freight Classification. Chicago, September 21.—Two commit tees were appointed by the lines east and west of Chicago to consider the subject of a uniform freight classification met to day and, contrary to expectation, came to an agreement. At present the western loads divide the freight into ten different classes and the eastern into six. A compromise was reached on the basis that the future classification should contain eight classes, which should govern all fines from the At lantic to the Pacific coast and north of the Ohio river. A committee of fifteen was appointed to begin on Monday next the work of rearranging classifications. Mysterious Allair. Chicago, Septemlier 22.—A policeman found a gas pipe bomb at the Cottage Grove avenue car hara at 1 o'clock this morning. It was ten inches long and inclosed in an ordinary sized starch box and had a clock work attachment for exploding. No cine can be learned as to who left the bomb in the barn.