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The Flint Creek Camps Whoop Her Up for the Republican Ticket. Eloquent Speeches by Messrs. Carter Burleigh and Bean---A Joy ful Time. PHILIPSBUBG, July 8.—[Special Herald carrespondence.]—Friday and Saturday were great days for the Republicans at Philipsburg and Granite, and the Flint Creek Republican Club covered itself with glory. The rousiDg meeting at Philipe burg Friday night, already described in your dispatches, v.as supplemented by a no less enthusiastic Jollification on »Satur day at Granite. The Helena delegation were driven to the camp ear.y in the day and spent fhe afternoon in enjoying the magnificent scenery and visiting the Gran ite and Pearl mines. In the evening an open air mt' ting.was held in front of the Granite hotel and the street was soon blockaded by a large crowd of miners and merchants, numbering over two hundred. The opening address was made by Mr. John Bean, a member of the Helena Republican club, who stirred up enthusiam with a red hot poker. He is an Englishman himself, and the way he dilated on the baneful effects of free trade trade and the inferior condition of foreign labor as compared with ours brought out frequent bursts of applause. He spoke fifteen minutes, and was succeeded by Messrs. Burleigh and Carter, of Helena, who held the crowd with their eloquence lor two hours long* r. Each address was received with great applause, and the meeting broke up in a whirlwind of en thusiasm. THE PHILIPSBUBG SPEECHES. Following is an abridged repoit of the address delivered by T. H. Carter at the Philipsburg meeting. Mr. Carter said: Ladies and Gentlemen: At the outset, permit me to thank the I lint Creek Re publican Club and the good citizens of I'hilipsburg generally, lor the privilege ac corded to me of participating with you in the exercises of this day. It would be difficult in Montana, or elsewhere, on any occasion, to meet with a more cordial, in telligently devised and successfully exe cuted programme than that which has been enacted in the town of Philipsburg to-day. We are assembled together to-night to express our approval of the choice made by the Republican party at Chicago. When the call was issued lor that convention to assemble, when the delegates were selected in each congressional district of the United States, there did not exist in the minds of any Republicans a scintilla of apprehen sion as to the fact that the convention there assembled would select a man to represent the party worthy of its noble history. The Republicans bad no appiehensions on that point, for their trust was placed with a most magnificent body of men; a body of men who will com pare favorably in intelligence, in tegrity, moral character, and all those elements which are appreciated by worthy people, with any body of men of similar size ever assembled in any country. There had been, prior to the assembling of the convention, as by a common impulse, per meating all conditions of men, voices rising from the busy marts of trade in the cities and from the lonely cabins in the moun tains, voices rising from the banks of the Gulf to tlie shores of the lakes and from California to Maine; as by one mind the Republican people of the country felt that there was one man above all other men on whom the party would unite, and unite without a dissenting vo.ee under the banner, if that banner were held aloft by Janus G. Blaine. [Loud and continued applause.] This sentiment survived the day, when Mr. Blaine, from Florence, 3aid that he would not under any circumstances be a candidate before the convention. This question of inducing Mr. Blaine to become the nominee of the party was the potent cause of the long and protracted discussion and balloting at Chi cago. Generous rivalry existed between all the candidates presented, and all were united upon the one proposition that if Mr. Blaine would accept the nomination they would all bow in respectful obedience to the will of the popular voice as ex pressed; but when it became manifest that Mr. Blame would not accept the nomina tion, then the convention, prudently ad journed, sought repose, collected its thoughts, came in and placed before the country as the candidate of the Republi can party, a man of spotless honor, a man of undisputed integrity, a man whose arm Iiad been bared in the cause of his coun try, raised in defense of his country's flag, lite and unity; they placed before the country, the Hon. Benjamin Harrison, of Indiana. [Loud cheers and applause.] Mr. Harrison's record is a household word in Montana; the history of this man is not new to anyone here to-night, but upon an occasion of this kind it might be well to suggest that Mr. Harrison has come from the struggling masses of men. A man who has toiled his way up, never seeking the aid of that prestige which family name might give; a painstaking, laborious, hard-working law ycT, a conscientious public servant, when called upon to serve the people, a true patriot, a générons, whole-souled gentleman, a sympathetic friend of the people of the Territory of Montana. [Loud applause ] For the purpose of procuring for the people of this country a candidate for Vice President, who would be, in the event of his services being called for, a wort_y 8U ®' cessor to the Chief Magistrate, the Repub licans selected a man whose record fa worthv of emulation, a man, as standing beside Mr. Harrison, of spotless record, known integrity, unquestionably loyal to the government, and possessed of an in telligence equal to grappling with the most complicated affairs; they selected the lion. Levi P. Molton, of New ^ork. [Loud ap plause. Voice: "Htfa a good nu. | Mr. Morton is not so well known in the Territory of Montanaas General Harrison, hut, inasmuch as we cannot give his biography to-night, Ft me briefly sug gest that Mr. Morton was born m the State of Vermont—born of poor parents there , born in a country where the soil is 8t * nle and vields reluctantly to human ellort. He was only accorded the privileges of a common school education, and with tfiat, at an eaily period of his life, he drifted down to the State of Massachusetts. By his own unaided efforts he has acquired an ample fortune and is recognized as one or the most skillful, wealthy and bankers of tho State of New York. Bat let me say in this connection that Mr. Morton is one of the few men who has shown by his daily life that he appreciates the fact that the wealth acquired in the course of a human life is acquired but for the purpose of fixing definite and clearly known responsibilities upon the individual —it is a power acquired to be proper y used, jnst as any other of the forces in natare may be used — for the purpose o lifting up the lowly and ennobling man kind. Mr. Morton, in one instance that i will cite, shows that his generous nature was capable of reaching out across the waters, where people were. suffering for bread under a free trade administration; where people were, in the midst of plenty, impoverished and starving in 1879. When the people of Ireland were calling, as their prond natures recoiled from doing, for aid from the civilized world, this man, Levi P. Morton, from his own pri vate purse donated oue-third of the entire cargo of the ship Constellation sent over from this country to aid the sufferers in Ireland. [Load and coBtinued applause] We seem to have done something more at the Chicago convention. We there elected to follow the flag of the United States as being good enough for os. The stars and stripes seem still to be a popular banner with the Republican party. [Voice: "And we'll never go back on it." Loud cheers.] Any other banner ; yes, even an old and unsightly bandana, is a more popular banner with the dominant element of the Democratic party. The speaker then declared that Presi dent Cleveland had taken his political dogmas from the Cobden Club of England; rendered a dissertation on the superiority of protective tariff over free trade (partic ulars of which we are unable at this time to publish for want of time and space), clearly demonstrating the fact that the chief American industries must be pro tected from unjust competition with pauper labor abroad, and wound up by statmg that American workmen must be defended from the incursion of the vast hordes of Asiatic people on onr western coast. "Kick them out." [Ringing cheers.] Where they Expect to Get Votes. Detkoit, July 9.—Gen. Clinton B. Fisk is in the city on business. In the course of an interview to-day he said he should make no speeches until September. "Where do you expect to make your largest gains, General ?" was asked. "We will gain largely in New York and probably increase the vote there fitty per cent., drawing chiefly from the Republi cans. We will gain largely in New Jer sey, Virginia, West Virginia, North Caro lina, Tennessee and Missouri ; also in the New England States. Onr gains in the North will come largely from the Republi can party. Our strength in the South comes from both whites and blacks. Prohibition. Washington, July 9.—A proposition to snbmit to the people of the'several states a constitutional amendment to prohibit liquor traffic in the United States was favor ably reported by Senator Blair to-day from the committee on education. Dr. McGlynn's Prediction. New Yobk, July 8. —In the coarse of his weekly address before the Anti-Poverty society to-night, Dr. McGlynn said: ' 'Some day there will be a tremendous revolution, which will eclipse the French uprising and in which people will rise up in their wrath at the interference of these monks and priests and archbishops, the pope and cardinals. This is the way the Lord will deal with them, and so I say, leave them to His mercy." This was wildly cheeied. Irish Dome Role. London, July 8. —Mr. Rhodes, a Cape Colony deputy and supporter of the Im perial Federation, recently wrote to Par nell, assuring him of a large addition of colonial support to Irish Home Rale, if the Irish members would retain representation at Westminster, in their plan thus furnish ing precedent for colonial representa tion. Parnell replies that if Gladstone provides for the Irish representation at Westminster in his next home rale meas ure, the Irish would cheerfully concur, valuing the position thus given them in the Imperial system. This would facilitate the Imperial federation which depends upon the colonial opinion. If the colonies de sire representation, it should be accorded them. Rhodes then wrote, offering £10, 000 on his own behalf and £10,000 on be half Mr. Morrougb, an Irish resident at Kimberly, to the Irish party. Mr. Rhodes is visiting in London. He is the chief share holder in the Debeers diamond mine. A Singular Story in Regard to the Ger man Emperor. Paris, July 8. —Mackenzie, in an inter view here, said he was glad to leave Berlin, where his movements were so closely watched. "The Empress Victoria," he said, "was surrounded by spies after the death of Emperor Frederick. I was con fined at Potsdam for several hours. Em peror William's conduct was odd alto gether I almost think his malady has affected his brain. I can say nothing of the late emperer's memoirs. It is untrue that Queen Victoria carried them off. Whoever did will create a sensation when he publishes them. Besides Frederick's diary they contain a series of letters from leaders of the German liberal party sketch ing the policy they hoped Em peror Frede ri k would have adopted had he lived. The Empress Victoria has not come to a de cision as to her future residence. She has an income of £40,000, of which £8,000 is derived from England. She will be obliged to make Germany her nominal residence and will visit Berlin every year. Frightful Railroad Collision. Wilkesbabbe, Pa., July 6 —Two pas senger trains on the Pennsylvania railroad, traveling thirty miles an hour, collided at Batzdadn station, this morning, by the mis take of an operator. The engineers both saw the danger, and after reversing their engines, jumped down the high embank ment. Both engines went down the embank ment into the Snsqnehanna. The baggage cars on both trains crushed into the first passenger car and the passengers in these cars were all injured. The total nnmber of injured reach twenty-two. Three are believed to be fatally injured. Joliet, Ills, July 6.—A construction train on the Elgin, Jo'iet & Eastern read was wrecked this evening by obstructions on the track. Three Italian laborers were instantly killed. Engineer Knight was fatally scalded. Fall River, Mass., July 7.—As Fore paugh's stock train was leaving here this morning about 2 o'clock for Newport and had just cleared the tunnel on the Old Colony road under Central street, the wheel of the third car from the engine overturned the car and the next one, and tore up the track. In these cars were four men and eight horses. Three of the men got out uniujured, but ona who had to bo dug out through the top of the car was severely hurt. Four of the horses were injured so mueh that they had to be shot. One of them was the famous trapeze pony Eclipse and one black stallion. The educated horse Blondin was killed outright by the accident. _* Important Ejectment Suit. Topeka, Ks, July 8.— Soit was begun yesterday in the supreme court to eject about two hundred settlers in Allen county who have occupied their farms for the past twelve ar fifteen years. The smt is brought by the Missouri, Kansas* Texas railway and 1 speculators who have recently bought lands^from the railroad company. The J^ntxoversT «elates to about three thon j acres The railroad company claims Ä.T»oä -« «~t«i * bi o»»«™» in i«82 The settlers say that the de «JpTondi.no.co,« th. tad u, con troveisy. BURLEIGH'S ADDRESS. Ringing Remarks of Helena's Young Orator at the Philipsburg Ratification. Philipsburg, July 7.— [Special Hebald Correspondence.]—Following is a synopsis of the speech of Hon. A. F. Burleigh, of Helena, at the Republican ratification here last (Friday) evening. Mr. Burleigh spoke as follows: Fellow Citizens of Philipsburg and Deer Lodge County: I can hardly express to you in adequate terms the surprise which I felt to-day on arriving at the depot at Drum mond and witnessing the splendid demon stration made by the Philipsburg Republi can club. It was very gratifying to me be cause, for some six or more years now, I have taken a greater or less interest in the politics of Montana. It has been my for tune daring that time to attend many po litical meetings in this country, and on some occasions to address them, yet never have I seen so much interest taken, sogreat enthusiasm manifested, by the Republi cans of any part of the Territory so early in the campaign. That interest and that enthusiasm augurs well for the success of the Repub. isan ticket this fall. We have t ome here to-night thus early in the campaign, to add our sentiment of approval to the great volume which is going up all over this country among the Republicans of the land, ratifying the nomination made by the National Republican Convention at Chicago. We come here because we feel that the platform put forth by that con vection in behalf of that party represents in its policy, and in the execution ot that policy, the greatest interests aDd the best welfare of the people of the L nited States. [Loud applause.] It we'go back in the history of this country for a few years we find that up to 1861 the Democratic paity had controlled the policy and destiny ot the country lor about thirty-two years, with the exception of about a month when the grandiather of our nominee was President of the United States, and during the administration of Taylor and Filmore, we find that the Democratic party, yield ing to the behests of the South, which had labor that cost them nothing, excepting the bare sustenance and cloth ing necessary to sustain human life, who were producing cotton which they did not choose to manufacture, and selling it to Eogland, were anxions that there should be no protective duties to interfere with their industries ; and the Democratic party of the country, yielding to the demand of that section which has always dominated it; which has always given it its policy; which has led it wherever it desired; even to the verge of destroying the Government ander which we live, (loud applause Voice—"that's so,) gave this country what was practically free trade. We find that the bnsiness industries of the country, by that policy, were paralyzed in 1857, and in 1860, during the administration of Bu ebanan, the last Democratic President who had the honor to preside at the White House previous to Mr. Cleveland, that it took six months to sell in the markets of the world fiity million dollars worth of bonds of the United States drawing six per cent, inter est, and those bonds then were only dis posed of at eighty-nine cents on the dol lar. And, my fellow citizens, we find further, by way of contrast, that alter the Republican party had had control of this government less than twenty years, during which time they had carried out the Re publican policy, we find them maintaining the credit of the government, redeeming its pledges, upholding, so far as legislation could, the honor, the dignity, and the con dition of the people of the country. We find that the bonds of this government, to the amount of over one billion dollars, sold in the markets of the world, only drawing four per cent, interest, without difficulty, and that within a very shoit time these bonds were at a premium of $1.28. That shows in a measure the dif ference in the respective policies of Democ racy and Republicanism upon the credit of the country. [Loud and continued ap plause] We find, moreover, that the Democratic party, a few years ago, within the memory of many men dow living, was not, as an organization, loyal to the country, loyal to the government. It was willing, if we may judge it by its votes and by its platforms, that this fabric of Republican government, this greatest boon and greatest blessing which was ever conferred upon man, should be destroyed and efiaced trom the earth simply because a section of this party de manded that men should work without compensation and without reward, that one humau being should hold another — that one man should have a right, under the law, to take the service and the earn ings of another without any compensation whatever. Now, my fellow citizens, to come down to the issues which are of living interest to us to-day—issues which have a local in terest to the people of Montana, as well as to the adjoining Territories—where do we find the Democratic party entitled to our sympathy and our support? In the first place if we take that matter called the tariff, which is the question of all ques tions which affects your interest, we find that the Democratic party is endeavoring now to carry out and further its ultimate policy of free trade. We find that the Southern element, as of old, is controlling ita policy and dictating its legislation. We find, notwithstanding the fact that they have taken their President from the State of New York, that in the councils of the party he yields to the requirements and the policy dictated 1o him by the southern element of that party. Now, that is perfectly natural; it has always been so, because the South has ever furnished the balk of the yotee by which Democratic présidente have been selected. Bat a change is coming o'er the spirit of their dreams; the South are find ing that they can manufacture cotton into cloth, etc., ores into iron and cane into sugar, and jnst to the extent that these people are discovering such economic facts as these they are becoming less rabid in their democracy and more Republican in their tendency. [Applause ] Of course it takes time to bring these things about. You cannot expect that men who have been all their lives absorbing these evils of free trade will yield in a moment, bnt the time is coming, in my opinion, when the state of Alabama and the state of Lonsianna will be giving Republican ma jorities instead of voting a Democratic free trade ticket. [Loud applause]. The Democrats tell yon that the tariff only protects the manufacturer, that it grinds down the working man and adds to the wealth of the mill owner and that those men, as a class, are Republicans. No greater fallacy was ever uttered in the world, and I believe that I can demonstrate it to you in a very few words. For in stance, I believe that in the vicinity of this town you have several hundred men employed in mills and mines. If they are copper mines, if they are lead mines, then they come within the operation of the tariff and are to a certain extent protected. I believe your miner's wages are $3.50 a day. Now, suppose, assuming that these are mines of the class ot which come with in the protective duties, that that legislation is repealed, that the price ot lead is reduced to one and a half cents a pound, the price of copper is reduced, be cause if there is a tariff of five cents a pound on copper and it is taken off, why a a the influx of foreign copper into our market necessarily reduces the price of our own. Now, what is the effect? The effect is just this, that the people who are operating such mines in this country must either produce their copper at a less cost or they must shot down their mines and go out of the business. The copper is not of any vaine, neither is the lead ; it is the labor upon it, the cost of its develop ment into a marketable article which gives it any value. You may take this Granite Mountain out here and let it be made of solid gold or solid silver or copper or lead, and as long as it remains in that state it is of no use to men. It must be mined, put into the commerce of the world, before it acquires any value, and that value, except in the case of gold and silver, is given to it by the labor which is expended upon it in making it a marketa ble article. We have a home market, the value of which is nearly $50,000,060,000 in a year, more than half the value of all tlie rest of the world put together. Is it any wonder that free trade England, which produces nothing, which manufactures everything, wants to come and compete with us at home? Take down the barriers of the tar iff, which are the protection of our country and onr people, give it to England, and they will give you all the rest of the mar kets of the world put together for it. [Loud applause. Voice: "They'll get left."] _____^ _____ INDIAN RESERVATIONS. Right of W ay Granted to Railroads. Washington, July 10—The House, at the evening ses-ion, passed the following bills granting right of way through Indian reservations to railroad companies: Through the Wind River, Wyo., to the Wy oming Midland R. R. Co.; through the Fon du Lac, Minn., to the Duluth & Win nipeg R. R. Co.; through Indian Territory to the Fort Smith. Pans & Dardcnelle R. R. Co ; through the Nez Perze, Idaho, to the Oregon & Navigation Co.; through Indian Territory to the Leavenworth & Rio Grande R. R- Co ; through Indian Terri tory and public land strip, to the Montana, Kansas & Texas R. R.; through the Yank ton reservation, Dakota, to the Yankton & Missouri River R. R. R. Co.; through the Puyallup Valley reservation, Washington Territory, to the Puyallup Valley R. R. Co; through the Fort Hall reservation, Idaho, to the Utah & Northern R. R. Co ; through Indian Territory to the St. Louis & San Francisco R. R. Co ; through certain Indian lands in Minnesota, to the Moorehead, Leech Lake & Northern R. R. Co.; through the Sioux reservation, Dakota, to the Ab erdeen, Bismarck & Northwestern R. R. Co ; through the Silex reservation, Oregon, to the Newport & King's Valley R. R. Co. Demand For Mormon Church Prop erty. Salt Lake, Utah, July 6.— Church agents to-day tnrned over to Receiver Dyer, a noted church farm near this city of 1,110 acres, valued at $150,000. Further large amounts of property are expected to be reclaimed wiiniu a few days in the government proceedings against Mormon chnrch property. Washington, July 9.—Receiver Dyer compromised to-day in the matter of the Mormon church property, the papers being filed in the territorial supreme court. The receiver keeps what property he has seized and was paid $159,466 in cash. Further proeeidmgs are to be drop-, ped pending a hearing of an appeal oa the questions involved in the United States supreme court. Salt Lake City, July 10— Receiver Dwyer made a demand today on the Mormon chunli attorneys for Mormon church property, as fallows: $30.000 worth ol sheep, valued at $2 per head; $75,000 worth of cattle; $27,000 in notes for stock in the theatre; $27,000 Deseret Teltgraphic Co. stock; $100,000 worth of coal lands. These were surrendered, making his recov ery of the church property in excess of the land, as follows: In addition to the above, gas stock, $75,000; tithiDg yard, $50.000; Gardo House, $50,000; Historian's office, $20.000. Temple square, was not valued. Gas stoek dividends, $40.000; settlement of yesterday, $150 000; church farm; $157,000. A total of $700,666. A California Town Swept by Fire. SlNSUN, Cal., July 10—A fire last even ing destroyed eight blocks in the heart of the town, mostly brick stores. The post office was also consumed. The fire started in a shed back of W.T. Bartlett's residence, and despite the efforts of. the fire depart ment gained rapidly, crossing the streets, and burning even what goods had been removed for safety. At least seven-eighths of the town wa9 consumed. Over twenty five residences were burned to the ground, among them being that ol Joseph McKinna, member of Congress. American National Party. Washington, July 10—The executive committee of the National party issued the following call this afeernoon : A national convention of the American party will be held in Washington on the 14th of August, 1888, for the purpose of nomi nating candidates for President and \ ice President and for the traneaction of such other business as may properly come be fore it. Delegates not exceeding two from each congressional district, each Territory and the District of Columbia and from each State at large, bearing credentials from any American organization, associa tion or club or its secretary, whose objects are in accord with the principles of the American party, will be admitted to seats in the convention. Chairman Sharp said to day that in all probability the platform to be adopted will not differ essentially from that adopt ed at Philadelphia last year. In all its important features the present system of tariff will be endorsed, and the temper ance question will not likely be touched npon. _ _ ___ Sheridan Improving. New' Bedfobd, Ma's., July 10.—Gen. Sheridan's physicians issued the following bulletin this evening : "Gen. Sheridan has had some periods of nervousness and restlessness during the day, hut at the present time he is very quiet. He rested well last night. His general muscular system exhibits a lair degree of strength, but his voice is weak. His respiration continues to improve. Randall's Condition. Washington, July 10.—Randall has suffered several times during this session of Congress from similar attacks, but none of them have been as severe as this. He passed almost half a gallon of blood during a hemorrhage of the bowels last night. As a consequence he is very weak, but at a late hour this afternoon he was reported to be resting quietly, and showed signs of Improvement and gathering &treDgth. The Philadelphia snrgeon who has been treat ing Mr. Randall for sdtne time past was ex pected some time to-night. Passed the Honse. Washington, July 6.— The land grant forfeiture bill passed the House to-day by a vote of 177 ayes to 8 noes. Died. London, JuInaCtocNationalist Mande »ille, nephew TO^Sanouey, Fenian head center in America, is dead. HARRISOS SOTIFIED. The Convention Committee Give Official Notice to the Republican Candidate of his Nomination. Chairman Estee's Speech-Short, Well Worded and to the Point. A Fit Reply from the Soldier Candidate who is Destined to be the Next President of the United States. Refreshments Served to the Committee and Representatives of the Press. AT INDIANAPOLIS. Notifying Committee at Gen. Harri son's House---A Brilliant Scene. Indianapolis, July 4.—The notifica tion committee, representing the late Re publican national convention to day officially notified General Harrison of his nomination as the candidate of the Repub lican party for the office of President. At 10 o'clock this morning the delegates com prising the notification committee met in the ptriors of the new Dennison Hotel for the purpose of arranging the details of the ceremonies and signing the official notice. Hon. M. M. Estee, of California, chairman of the Republican convention, presided, :rad Charles Clisbee acted as secretary. Ex-Governor Foster, of Ohio, and Hon. Logan Root,of Arkansas, were placed in nomination for vice president of com mittee, but both declined in favor of H. A. Potter, of New Jersey, who was unani mously chosen. The address to Gen. Har rison, hoving been signed by each member, the committee placed itself at the disposal of the local committee of arrangements, Hon. J. N. Huston chairman. Before ad jonrning the committee voted to meet in New York city, at Murray Hill hotel, at 10 o'clock next Saturday morning, for the purpose of arranging the programme for the notification of Hon. Levi P. Morton. At 11:30 the delegation proceeded in carriages to the house of Gen. Harrison. Russell Harrison and Capt. M. G. McLean met the delegates at the door and escoitcd them through the hall into the parlor, be ing the center room between the drawing and library. In the latter rooms and hall ways were crowded the friends and neigh bors of Gen. HarrisoD, including many ladies. The members of the committee formed themselves in a semi-circle around the parlor, which was tastefully decorated with cot flowers, conspicuous among which was a flag of red geranium biossims, white balsams and larckspnrs, ths whole sur rounded by roses, ferns and pansies, nest ling upright on the piano. Conspicuous above the mantle hung a very antique por trait of "Old Tippecanoe," President Wm H. Harrison, while iu the balvay rested another portrait of the old warrior. When the committee had all entered the room at 12 o'clock, Gen. Harrison and his wife came down stairs. Just as Mrs. Har rison reached the last step she tripped and fell on her knees, but the General hastily assisted her to arise, and with amiable composure the distinguished lady took ths General's arm and entered the parlor amid a respectful silence. Gen. Harrison looked pale and careworn, his expression being one of deep seriousness as he stood before the committee. Mrs. Hariison, on the contrary, looked very happy and bright. fllie was attired in white India silk trimmed in gimp, with high neck, long sleeves, and no ornaments Ou her left stood Mrs. J. N. Houston, a beau tiful brunette attiked in black silk aril dia mond ornaments, and beside her etood Airs. John C. New, also/n black silk w.th dia mond. Airs. AicKee, Gen. Harrison's daughter, was indisposed, and unable to leave her room. Airs. Russell Harrison is visiting her father in Omaha. As the ladies took their positions besides Gen. Harrison, Chairman Estee stepped lor ward, and in a splendid voice said: "Gen. Harrison—We are commissioned by the Republican National Convention to officially notify you of your nomination as the Republican candidate for President of »he United States. In doing this we may be permitted to remind you that your selection met the hearty approval of the whole convention. It left no embittered feelings or lukewarm supporters, and its action voiced the average and best j udg ment of the convention. It is true that distinguished gentlemen, well know to the people, well experienced in public affairs, illustrious in character and worthy of the people's confidence and snpport, were be fore the convention as candidates, and yet you were chosen ; nor was yonr nomination dne to accident or the result of a hasty or inconsiderate delibera tion. It indicated rather that yon possess in an eminent degree those pecnliarqualities which commend you to the people's favor. In the hoar of our country's peril you cheerfully accepted a humble position in the army and went where your country most needed you, and by long and faithful service rose to higher command and as sumed greater responsibilities. When elected to the United States senate yonr enlightened and conservative statesman ship commanded the respect and gained the confidence of the American people. The platform adopted by the National Re publican conventfon marks oat with clear ness and precision the creed of the party. The American system of protection to American labor and American products in American markets ; sacredness and parity of the ballot; protection of Ameri can citizens, native and adopted, at home and abroad, on land and on sea ; prohibi tion of Chinese immigration ; buildiDg up of our Davy ; the erection of coast de fenses ; especial care of old soldiers and sailors of the republic, are questions which occupy a conspicuous place in our platform. When Air. Estee concluded Gen. Harri son read his reply from manuscript in a ! full, rich voice as follows: ''Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Com mittee :—The official notice which you have brought of the nomination conferred upon me by the Republican National Conven tion, recently in session at Chicago, excite« emotions of a profound, though somewhat conflicting character. That after a fall deliberation and free consulta tion, the representatives of the Republican party of the United States should have concluded that the great prin ciples enunciated in the platform adopted by the convention conld be la some meas ure safely confided to my care is an honor of which I am deeply sensible and for which I am very grateful. I do not as sume or believe that this choice implies that the convention found in me any pre eminent fitness or exceptional fidelity to the principles of gtreomment to which we are mutually pled^a. Aly satisfaction with the result would be altogether spoiled if that resalt had been reaohed by any unworthy methods or by the dis paragement of the more eminent men, who divided with me the suffrages of the con vention. Relying wholly upon the consid erate judgement of our fellow citizens and gracious God we wiil confidently snbmit our cause to the arguments of a free ballot. The day you have chosen for this visit suggests no thoughts that are not in har mony with the occasion. The Republican party has walked in the light of Die dec a ration of independence and has lifted the shaft of patriotism upon the foundation laid at Bunker Hill. It has made a more perfect union secured by making all men free. As soon as may be possible I shall, by letter, communicate to yonr chairman a more formal acceptance of the nomination, and it is proper to say that I have already examined the platform with some care and that its declarations, to some of which your chairman has alluded, are in harmony with my views. It gives m pleasure,gentlemen, to receive you in my home and to thank you for the manner in which you have conveyed your official message." LoDg and hearty applause re-echoed throughout the house as General Harrison concluded his address. The formalities of the occasion hariDg concluded, General Hariison instantly became a genial host, while Chairman Estee, acting as master of cermonies, introduced each of the gentle men as they passed the ladies. General Harrison invited the members of the com mittee to remain and partake of an elegant lunch which was spread in the spacious dining room adjoining the library. After the committee had been served the General and his son came out and rounded up the hungry newspaper men and served them with the good things of his table. Air. Jackson, a reporter for the New York Sun, was overcome by the heat while in the diawing room during the speech-making THE PRESIDENTIAL ISSUE. Predictions That the Republican Nominees Will be Elected. Indianapolis, July 5. —The census of ODinion of the members of the Harrison notification committee is that the Repub lican ticket will be elected. AI. M. Estee, who was chairman of the Chicago conven tion, says that since the Chicago conven tion he has traveled in Pennsylvania and New York and the result of his observa tions is that Harrison and Morton will carry New York. Obed Wheeler, a New York member of the committee, says that he has talked with many lead ing politicians of New York city since his return from Chicago and his conclusion is that New York will go lor Harrison. "The issue of protection will be fonght squarely out in New York," said he, "and there is no doubt but that we will win. Thousands of leading business men who have heretofore voted the Demo cratic ticket will not support its free trade platform this year, and will vote for Harrison. Mr. Morton's candidacy will help things, too. He is known all over the State as an hon est, successful business man without any of the disagreeable features that so often attach to rich men. He has never been a stock joobber nor railroad wrecker and he is respected alike by rich and poor. The Irish vote on which democrats count so strongly in New York city will disap point them. Every Irishman who voted for Blaine last election will vote for Harrison, and thousands beside. Blaine will stump the state for the ticket. The Irishmen know too much about political economy as administered by England in Ireland to give the English policy aDy foothold here and Air. Blaine will Help them to under stand the situation." M. D. Foley, of Nevada, said Morton's nomination would add strength to the ticket. "I have been mainly in New York since the convention," said Air. Foley, "and my opinion is that Air. Aloiton's record as a business man will be an impoitant factor in our favor in the campaign. When Alorton failed in the panic throagh the failure of his customers, be turned over everything to his customers. This paid them a certain amount of their claims, and wheti, some years later, Alorton made money he paid every cent of the old indebtedness with interest,although he was legally released from all claims. This is business honor that is too often lacking, and Air. Morton's possession of it will raise him in the opinion of business men throughout the country." Judge Charles W. Clisbee, of Alichigan, said : "People who talk about Alichigan being a doubtful State^ simply don't know the facts. Alichigan is abso lutely safe for the Republican ticket. The protection plank alone would carry the state, but a large proportion of the prohibi tion vote will come to us. Another thing ; there are thousands of old soldiers in the State who have been Democrats and voted for Cleveland in 1884, and not one-half of them will do so this time. They have had enough of him. They will vote for the old soldier, Ben Harrison. Air. Estee, speak ing of the prospects in Indiana, eaid: "We will carry Indiana certaihly. The Demo crats, while they keep up a bold front, admit when thej speak their real minds that they have very little show. One of their leading men hgre, an old-time, well known democrat, told me he did not think Cleveland conld carry the state against Harrison. Estee would not name thfe gen tleman he referred to, but inference was drawn that he meant Senator McDonald. "We have a ticket we can fight with," said Jndge Clisbee, "and sneh a ticket always gets stronger." Blainewill make a tour of the doubtful states and work for the ticket, and this will, it is thought, com mand many votes. Visiting Gen. Harrison. Indianapolis, July 9.—A delegation of ladies from Benton Harbor, Alich., called on Gen. Harrison to-day. They were pre sented by Col. Ward, who was the Michigan delegete to the Chicago convention. The delegation was cordially received by the general who made a short speech in which he referred to the active part taken by Alichigan in many achievements of the Re publican party. Pension Bills Vetoed. Washington, July 5.—A message from the president was received by the senate to-day vetoing the bill granting a pension to Alary Aün Doherty. The president shows 'he bad character of the woman and that her husband, on account of whose death a pension was desired, is alive and is himself drawing a pension. The president also returned without his approval the senate bill to grant a pern ion to J. B. Alorton, of Nebraska, as dependent father of Calvin Alorton, wh claimed his son was killed in u battle with Indians in the Custer massacre. The president said: "His name does not appear on any record of the soldiers engaged in that battle, and considering a complete list of the casualties attending that battle the death of the son of the beneficiary is far from being satis factorily established." The senate bill to pension Polly H. Smith, the widow of Lieutenant J. H. Smith, Second artillery, who served in the army from 1854 to 1870, was also returned without executive approval, on the ground that his death had bo connection with his service. Washington, July 0.— The President has vetoed the bills granting pensions to Nathaniel D. Chase, Harriet Cooper and William M. Campbell, Jr., and the bill for the relief of VanBnren Brown. MORTON VISITED. The Ratification Committee Repair to Rhinecheck and Perform Their Duty. To Notify Morton. New Yobk, July 6.— The committee on notification appointed by the Republican convention arrived to-D'ght at Alurray Hill hotel. Chairman Estee received a few personal friends and then retired to the Union J eague club to prepare an address to be di livered at Ruinebeck to Air. Alor ton to-morrow. New York, July 7. —The members of the committee to officially notify Levi P. Alorton of his nomination for the Vice Presidency were astir early this morning. Jndge AI. Al. Estee, of CahfcaDia chair man of the committee, was receiving his visitors in the parlor of the Alurray Hi! Hotel at 9 o'clock. Secretary Dougherty worked most ot the night and looked weary this morning. He went to the Grand Central depot at 9, and when he returned to the committee room he found half a dozen of delegates awaiting him. As they strolled in Captain Dougherty had each affix his signature to the address which was to be presented to Alorton. The document is brief and general in its terms, filling less than a single page of parchment paper. Root and Carson, the colored continuent, did not meet the party at the hotel aud were not at the depot when the committee entered the special drawing room car at 10:30 o clock. Ex Gov. Cbas. Foster, of Ohio, did not accom pany the committee. The gentlemen com posing the committee all left, as well as substitutes from other states. Soon after starting Secretary Dougherty convened the committee for a meeting on ways and means, and each member ot the committee then deposited with the sec re'ary his pro rata share ot expense ot transportation. The time ot the trip was consumed in discussing the political sit uation. The following is the correct text of the neat and concise reply of the \ ice Presi dential candidate to the committee of noti fication: "I am profoundly sensible of the high honor which has been conferred npon me by the National Republican convention recently in session at Chicago, and thank yon, gentlemen, for the courteous and complimentary terms in which yon have officially announced my nomination as the candidate of the Republican party for the Vice Presidency. I am also deeply sensible of the honor conferred npon tlie state of New York in the selection of a citizen of this state as one of the standard bearers in the approaching peacelul conflict ot the two great political parties of the country for supremacy in the governmental control. New York represents to a large degree the business interests of all those ever growing and wider spreading communities of varied interests and industries which it is the mission of the Republican party to foster and protect. The platform so wisely adopted at Chicago has this mission in view, and by its enunciation of these prin ciples makes the issue clear and distinct. I accept the position tendered by the con vention, of which you are the representa tives, and I will in dne time address yon, Air. Chairman, an official communication to that effect. Political Conference. New Yobk, July 10—A conference was held to-day between a near represent ative of General Harrison and Air. Alorton, and it is stated that there was the most cordial agreement as to the organization of the committee and as to the plan of the campaign. It is said the organization will be made so as 'o represent all elements of the party and preserve unity and har mony. It has been supposed that the chairman of the committee would go West, bat it is said to-night that Clarkson, of Iowa, and New, of Indiana, the two Western men mentioned lor the place, have both declined to consider it, and this will insure an Eastern chairman, with the probability that Col. Dudley, of Indiana, will be made chairman of the executive committee. GRAND FESTIVAL. Opening ol the Cincinnati Exposi tion. Cincinnati, July 4. —The streets were alive with strangers this afternoon. At 9 o'clock the gates of the exposition were thrown open, and at 11 o'clock the formal opening exercises began at Alusic Hall. The state department was filled with May lestival choruses and the Cine .nnati orches tra. The entrance of Governor Foraker, Governor Thayer, of Nebraska, Governor Gray, of Indiana, Governor Beavër, of Pennsylvania, with their brilliant staffs, Hon. John Sherman and Hon. Benjamin Batter worth was signalized by hearty ap plause. An eloquent prayer was offered by Rev. George B. Thayer. Governor Thayer made a welcoming addess. He began by naming the governors and others who were present apes the platform. When he named the last upon the list, that illustrious non of Ohio, Senator Sher man, there was a tempest of applause which bid fair to interrupt the proceed ings. Governor Foraker made the point that this exposition was national in its character and intended to be illustrative and commemorative of the progress of Ohio and the central states in the past centnry. It was bit a few minutes of 12 o'clock when President Allison annonneed that they would wait for a signal from Airs. Polk to start the machinery'. Suddenly a gong in the hall sounded. A ripple of applause and then the weird signal. Governor Foraker explained to the audience that the gong had been sounded by electricity touched by the finger of Mrs. Polk at her home in Nashville. Then little Alary Allison, ten years old, the daughter ef President James AIIisod, stepped to the side of the stage and, pressing an electric button, gave twelve signals of the gong and put in mo tion the ponderous machinery of the expo sition. President Allison then formally de clared the exposition open. After this brief addresses were made by Govs. Thayer, Gray and Beaver, Lient. Gov. Bryan, Hon. Ben. J. Bntterworth and Hon. John Sher man. The ceremonies were ended with a great parade, which started promptly at 2:30 o'clock and moved without serious de lay over a six mile route. It took two hoars to pass a given point and was wit nessed throughout by delighted crowds. A Family Perish in Their Burning Home. Sault Ste. Mabie, Mich., July 7—A farm honse belonging to George Dobbs located about seven miles from here on the Canada side of the river burned yesterday causing the death qf four inmates. Airs. Dobbs, 70 years of age, made her escape bnt is badly burned. There is little hope of her recovery. Champion Swimming Match. Buffalo, July 10.—In a five-mile swim ming match for the championship of America to-day, Thomas Riley beat P. F. Mack, the Australian, by half a minute. Time, one hear and twenty-six minutes.