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BV M. H. JEWELL.
J. Oregon, the New-York believing says in Jo you no tice the lai^e fhe Northern Pacific? When I ajnie here February, early in the earnings vera only 000 for print $600,- the pftieedinff month. I stated in thatppasttrind" ifr April would be$l,50q,08a The Hwt eighteen days in April show vy estimate to have been correct, ii May the eaniingB will be $1,600,000, and October, one of the road will which will be best mouths, $$$00,000. The earn between $15,000,000 and $ 6,000,000 this year, and close on to •v 2i ,000,000 next year. It will take iifty thousand emigrants to Washington and Oregon, besides what go to Dakota and Montana. Mr. S. T. Hauser, the Helena banker, told me that from his section parties interested with him will give 20,000 tone of freight to the Northern Pacific in 1885, from mines that were wholly Undeveloped before the road was built." THE Grand Forks Plaindealer has this to say concerning the decision of the su preme court in the capital removal case: The decision of the supreme court of the ter ritory on the capitaloonmksion has been a sur prise to no one who haa been acquainted with the facta and law governiag the ease. The peo ple of Dakota who bare been bored with so much sluab and wild, recklesschargea made by a few scheming politiciana and newspapers, will expect some long winded apologies. What they will be we oonnot yet say bat, time will tell. We anticipate, however, that (hey will be as various and diveneas the politicians themselves, gome will plead ignorance of the facts and change their ooorse others will say nothing, that silence will be golden the third elus may prraiat, lor awhile until their foolish ness, and the many injuries they bay? done the territory, has been partially forgotten, when t'aey will be glad tolbury their record in the dark oblivion of the part. To those who have so violently outraged the honor of our territory and the honest/ of our people, who baveso wan tonly dragged our good name down from its once exalted position into the mire of public prostitution and there tram pled upon it until even the moat grossly con nassed us by in holy horror, we still bear the utmost feeling of -jmprthy. True^ they d.d not knowingly and with interested motives, but their vileness was a birthday present given them in their natal day which being so young, they did not have sense enough to refuse. We forgive them unoonditirtially, believing acknowledge the wrongs they have done, the Hes they have told and the mi-representations they have made, and by doing rectify so far as He. in their power the many injuries they have done the people. Furthermore, We believe they will settle down and become honeat citoaens with an honest purpose. At least we moat hearti hope There is nothing tor North Dakota to fight for, nothing to quarrel about in political mat ters at least. So let us have peace and bar mo oy from now on. We have met the enemy and they are ours. The Yankton nng is downed forever as it -bouldbe. Like ulcersitbMrun itmlt oat. Wh^beenall cuSof public opinion ft-wtog forth frorn^a united harmonious peopl»t we will be pun AN item in the advertisement and recognition of Dakota, which should not be forgotten by the people of the terri tory, is the question of a position in a northwestern building to be erected at the World's Industrial fair at New Orleans. Nearly every state and terri tory has already taken steps in the mat ter, and the people of Dakota should awaken to the importance of the enter prise. The far-famed agricultural terri tory should be represented in this, the greatest exposition of the kind ever at tempted in the history of the world. The following from the New York Tri bune, which wab sent to Alexander McKenzie, of this city, will give an idea of the magnitude and grandeur of the exposition: "»he bill loaning one million dollars to the World's Industrial and Ootloo 0S»tennial Ex position at Hew Orl ana haa be*j ^y Congress and will dombilesa be .gned by the president. The money la to be paid by tbe treasurer of the United States In pertain stip ulated sums on the draft o( the president and treasurer of tbe expasitfea, and .on the assur ance of the snbsoriptiop of fifejrondrcd thous and dollars by the stockholders. As this' latter subscribed capital is to be in creased to a million dollars, and one hutdred thousand dollars have been subscribed by the city of New Orleans, the enterprise started with $3,100,000. In the case of the Centennial exhibition at Philadelphia, oongresa appropri ated W,000,000, the city of Philadelphia «1, 500,000 and the state of Pennsylvania 11,000, 000—more than double the sum subscribed for New Orleana. The New Orleans exposition has tbe advantage of general popularity at the out sec, which the Philadelphia enterprise lacked it will also benefit by all preceding experience, and this ia worth considerable money to its management. The Atlanta cotton exposition resulted in widely extendi"g the trade in north ern machinery and agricultural implements,and stimulated invention in the direction of the production and handling of cotton. The dis play at New Orleans—to which that at Atlanta will have been aa. a Constantinople bazar to the great Bussian fair at Nijni Novgorod—should enormously inflaenoe commerce, manufactures and agrioulture throughout the entire country. It is a praiseworthy undertaking, and congress has done well to aid in forwarding it. TUB Mitchell Republican, one of the leading newspapers of South Dakota has this to say on the capital question. Bismarck is the capital of Dakota. The ro preme court haa decided upon the legality of tbe capital commission by a majority of three to one, Judge Edgerton alone dissenting. The oaae may be appealed, bnt it cannot reach the attention of the U. 8. supreme court for a year or two, during which time a territorial legisla ture will meet^and.the question of Dakota's cap italjlocation is virtually settled. This will be the of great rejoicing in Bismarck, and great disappointment in Yankton. But to the large part of South Dakota which has no particular interest in either of the capitals, the decision will be a great relief. The people were prepar ed to stand by the decision of tbe xurt let it be what it would. But a decision leaving the capital at Yankton would have opened the [con test afresh. For it was proven a year ago last winter that the capital couid not re main at Yankton. Hitcbell then joined with several other towns in the effort tu have the capital remain undisturbed, but soon found they were sailing against the wind. The time bad come when the people demanded a removal from the extreme southern limit of the territory and it was tbe current of popular sentiment in this direction which rendered subsequent events possible. With the capital at Bismarck, south Dakota is undisturbed and no injustice is done in requiring the pilgrimage into north, which had for so long journeyed to south Dakota, tnrn about being only "fair play." A great splurge will probably be made to rally south Dakota and elect a legislature that will restore the capital to Yankton. But the towns in central Dakota well know what a capital fight is, and will have little disposition to precipitate such a contest. Bismarck will remain tbe capital of Dakota until division or admission renders a change necessary. Since both north and south Dakota are working for division, it is probable south Dakota will have a capital to choose in the not far distant future when the people will demand a direct vote in the lojationof a seat of government. The sentiment of some of the southern Dakota press is indeed anything but ele vating and ennoblfng, and surely is not in the interests of the territory. The following is from the Pierre Free Press of a late issue: ''The Free Press is in favor of a south Dakota editorial convention, regardless of party, for the purpose of considering and adopting measures for unification. With a strong organisation and coneerted action the press of south Dakota can accomplish wonders. What say our breth ren of the press?'1 And the Yankton Press sec onds the motion by saying: "The object of the suggestion made by the Free Press is to secure to south Dakota the attention tbe situation de mands. The proposition is full of good results and should be seriously considered by tbe news paper fraternity of south DaKota. Northern newspapers are pulling together in the interest of their section and it would be entirely in place for southern newspapers to do likewise. Mitchell wonld be a good place for the proposed editorial convention." When the newspapers of south Dakota unite to wage war on the northern half, they will' take a step which will meet with the most vigorous condemnation of all respectable, honest citizens of the territory. When the press of north Da kota unites in a war against south Da kota it may expect to be buried beneath the burning indignation of those who have the interests of the grand territory at heart. When the Press and Dakota ian says that "the northern newspapers are pulling together in the interest of their section," it pays the northern press a high compliment, but it must be re membered that the papers of north Da kota do not draw a line of distinction between north and south. Wherever y«u find the territory spoken of, unless where locality necessarily appears, you will see "Dakota," not north, not south, nor east, nor west, but Dakota. It was this same spirit of south against north that led to the late rebellion, which cost the country millions of dollars and thousands of precious lives and happy homes, and in the case of a few papers in southern Dakota it is rebellion in the most dangerous sense of the word. Until the territory is divided—if ever— letos work for the interests of Dakota. If^aa^editorial conventton is to be held, why not invite all newspaper men of Dakota to participate? Let it be a Da kota editorial convention, and then if it is considered ecessary to have a north ern branch and a southern branch, well and good. The people of southern Da kota surely do not want to prolong the very foolish fight which has already cost the territory and government a vast amount of money and public credit. It is this spirit on the part of a few that inaugurated the wnr on the governor and capital commission, and made Da kota a by word and laughing stock in the national capital last winter, and sub jected the recent grand jurors to censure and unfavorable comment by the vindic tive persecution dealt out to the execu tive. The TRIBUNE is now, as ever, for Dakota—all of Dakota. It is for the ad vancement and development of the great wheat producing region of the north stands ready to proclaim the virtues and merits of the fertile central and southern districts, and can never say too much in the interests of that richest of all min eral districts, the Black Halls. We be lieve in the strength of unity and har mony and until the territory is divided, which is a possibility, but not a very Jattering probability, we will be found ighting for the interests of Dakota, ilthough the acts of individuals in cer tain localities, who are endeavoring to .'oster disturbances and dissatisfaction, nay be criticised and exposed. MANDAN TIMES:—The supreme court if Dakota having rendered a flp»iaiA11 chat the territorial capital is at Bismarck, it is to be hoped that much of the ill feeling exhibited by some of the territo rial press toward our sister city will van sh. PMStSS COMMENTS. 'THE comments of the press on the su preme court decision in the capital re moval case continue to come in. A few extracts are given below. 'w Fargo Argus Hay 29: The Yankton Press and Dakotaian assumes the judioial role, and at tempts to comtrue the meaning of the decision of tbe supreme court, and defines the situation as aflwfltaa by the appeal alleged to have been taken to the supreme court of tho United States. It assa nee that the appeal vacates the judgment of the supreme court of the territory, and "leaves the eapital still at Yankton." The ab surdity of tbe statement is to palpable for se rious notice. The action of tbe court was a blinding disappointment to the Yankton fac tion, and the reported appeal is simply an expe dient 6f the baffled and desperate to seem to dispute the completeness of their defeat and graduate their fall. The legislature settled the question of ths removal of the capitol from Yankton. When the governor is notified that the new capital structure is ready for occupation and he issues his proclamation announcing the fact, there will be no shadow of excose on the part of any official for refusal to recognize the location of tho seat of governmant at Bis marck. The Yankton paper does not anticipate that any consideration will ever be given the alleged appeal' as it admits that it could not be acted upon for several years, and that events will conclude the entire matter before the case conld be reached. The legislature will meet at Bismarck next winter and accept the report of the commission which will put the whole matter beyond disturbance. With the certainty of division at an early day, there will be very little disposition in the south to aid the Yankton gang in any factious measures. Grand Forks Plaindealer, May 27: Already the ring organs of tbe territory are commencing their campaign against the supreme court judges who decided the capital commission case. They have succeeded in maligning every officer in tbe territory who would not barter soul and honor in the interest of tbe Yankton ring's designs. Dakota officials, from ttie township officers up to the governor, have been heralded abroad as villains of the deepest dye. It was hoped, however, that the sacredness of the judiciary would not be invaded. Public senti ment is ripening upon the course pursued by the Yankton ring and its followers and the sentiment i* becoming very decided that the ringleaders must be lopped off the body pol itic. Mitchell Republican, May 27: The Yankton Press and Dakotaian, Yankton Herald and Huron Times descended from their wonted dignity to impugn tbe motives of tha associate justices, Hudson, Church and Palmer, in sus taining the capital commission, intimating that they were predetermined in their judgments, or at least decided from inclination, regardless of the arguments before them. This is a cheap way of getting satisfaction out of ad sappoint ment, and is particularly noticeable in the Times, which has earned the reputation of a can lid and fair-dealing journal. The decision of the associate justices is entitled to the same consideration ss that of the chief justice, and the faot that the latter was displeasing and the former pleasing to Governor Ordway, is surely insufficient evidence that either was nndnly influenced by the governor's friends or ene mies. Miles City' Journal, Mav 25: Our congratu lations are extended to tbe active, energetic Bismarckians who have unfalteringly worked for the interests of their city and whose earnest efforts have brought about this era of prosperity which will not only be advantageous to them, but will also affect favorably north Dakota and Montana. WEW8 COMMENTS. CHICAGO is filling UD.—Pioneer Pi ess. So are the delr gates. DUBUQUE'S fast mai' is to be abolished.— Press. What about the other sex ITS but a step from a broker to a breaker.— Exchange. The same from Wall street to jail, eh? THE king of Portugal wants to start a news paper. Poor mar. How long has he been de mented? POLLY TITIAN is the girl of the period now. Dispatch. Ella Wheeler must be the girl uf the exclamation point and fiery dagger. So far as heard from, there are six female no aries public in Iowa.—Sioux City Journal. Is that all? Iowa is amoral state. PBYOB says it will be Tilden by acclamation. —Pioneer Pr?ss. This is a long time, Pryor to tbe convention, "too prior" as it were. WHO is the coming an?—Minneapolis Trib une. We are over crowded with correpp radence at present, but will let you know in a few days. A YOUNG Bismarck laiy recently be^an to sing "Go where glory wait* thee,"and the listen' ersimmediately rushed tj find tbe chcrtshed spot. THE New York Sun is prolific in presidential tickets. Its laat is for president, Ulysses, Jr., vice president, Jesse. Platform: Spend the urplus. MB. BOBEBT GKANT'S serial "An Average vtan" ends with the June number of the Jentury. And the average man and woman ireathes free again. AND now it comes to light that Bofus Hatch a native of Maine. If Blaine would succeed tbe Chicago convention, he should suppress his report immediately. IT looks now as if the Chicago-base ball club rould be compelled to secure new grounds to oae its games on.—Journal. The "ground" of incompetency, for instanoe. THE town of Marshall is agitating itaelf over he saloon question.—Ex. Tbe whole town is Irnnk we suppose. Bnt then a good Bupply of eltzer and lemon will brace it up. BODIES for dissection are quoted at $3 apiece new Hampshire Hospitals. Great guns and ittle fishes, have we come to this? Henceforth nd forever we are in favor of cremation. FOUB years ago Senator John Sherman had all be business interests at hit back.—Er. Yes, ut tbey were going in opposite directions and ave nearly circumnavigated the plobe. They ,ie com'ng together again with terrific force. •rp'&W* A Grud Deaunstrat on. At daybreak laat Friday morning Bismarck presented a beautiful display of public deoora tion, flags and banners waving from every win dow and door, and the solemn reverence of the closed storee and business houses said it waa Decoration day. As announced in the pro gramme, at 9:30 o'clock tbe procession began to form on Mfin street, which waa crowded with deoorated carriages, and nearly every handsome steed prondly bore miniature American flags in their bridles. The first true sound of cele bration was sent up by the Garfield Light Guard band, wbich baited in front of the Governor's Guard armory. The guards immediately ap peared and filed out into the street under tne shrill commands of Captain Bennett. It bad been announced that three companies of regu lars from Fort Lincoln would participate in tbe parade, and just as the nd awakened tbe interest of the people, the glistening bayonets of the Lincoln troops were plainly visible on west Main street, having come by boat from the fort. As the blue uniforms of the regulars appeared, the wildest enthusiasm prevailed and in those who remember tbe struggles of the rebellion all tbe old recollections and patriotism were aroused. Tbe trowel bayonets which the soldiers bore were bright as Bilver and their steel gleamed and glistened with fine effert. Arriv ing at second street they were met by tbe Gov ernor's Guard, which company went as an escort of honor, and stood in single file, present armB as the troops passed by. Wheeling about, the regulars, under command of Major Sanger, took a position on Second street and the procession formed as follows: Garfield Light Guard company band, 18 pieces. Three companies of infantry from Ft. Lincoln under command of Maj Sanger. Governor's Guard, Capt. O. W. Bennett, commanding. Children of public schools, under charge of their respective teachers. Representatives of the Bismarck Choral Union in carriages. Mayor and common council in carriages. Gen. Alex. Hughes, orator of the day Rev. C. Austin, chaplain of the Governor's Guard' Bev. D. C. Plannett, chaplain of the Light Guards, and Rev. J. G. Miller, secretary of the Gar iitld Light Guards in pri vate carriages. Civio societies of Mandan. Executive and territorial officers of Dakota in carriages. Bismarck fire department. Grand Army of the Republic t»nd all old sol diers nnder command of Wm. A. Bently. Citizens and visitors in carriages. THE PROCESSION. In speaking of the procassion in detail, the Garfield Light Guard band comes first in order and deserves all that can poesibly be said of it, The band has been organized but a few weeks, bat has some of the best musicians in the coun try enlisted with it. They played excellently and reflected great credit on the city. After the band came the Ft. Lincoln troops— three companies under command of Major San ger and Lieutenants Sage, McGonnegal, Welsh and Cotter. The troops appeared in splendid order and spoke volumes for the discipline and man agement of the post. They carried a perfect whirlwind of enthusiasm with them and were a leading feature in the procession. Next in order was the Governor Guard, one of Bismarck's companies, and very naturally much interest centered in their sppearance in compar ison with the regulars. It must be said that a better balanced, more handsomely dressed or better looking company of militia never appear ed in any parade or on any occasion. Captain Bennett's commands were obeyed with a promptness and accuracy which exposed no in experience, and Bismarck's own militia was tbe cause of much pride on the part of her citizens. The Pioneer Fire company appeared in uni form and their bright red shirts and handsome helmets added greatly to the beauty and variety of the parade. The cutest, prettiest and most significant little company among all tbe soldiers and pageantry was the army of school children from Bismarck's public school* under command of Major Gen. Bessie McNeal, Cols. Misses Lambert, Hosier Trumbell, .Thornton and Dodge The little Bismarckers, under command of their respec tive teachers, canght the general enthusiasm and marched gaily in the middle of the street, with waving flags and banners. Following the juvenile detachment came tbe Mayor and councilmen all wearing the conven tional "plug'' bats, and riding in a fashionable coupe. The old soldiers of the Grand Army of the Republic were a prominent feature of the pro cession, the venerable gray hairs telling their trne appreciation of the memorial services for their departed comrades. In tbe ranks of these veterans were men who have a glorious record in the service of their country and to them the cheers belong. On the return march they were formed in pla toons and stepped to the music with as firm and agile a tread as in tbe days of their youth and chivalry. In fact, the gray haired chief tana of Dakota are all well preserved men, and most of those in tbe procession yesterday are good for many a battle in war, politics or commerce. A long line of carriages and citizens on foot followed, and tbe procession moved east on Main to Fifth street and tbence north to tbe new schoolhonse, where the exer cises of tbe day were conducted. Upon the arrival of the processioa in the large school yard at 11:15 a. m., the first gun was fired and firing continued until, thirty-nine salutes bad been given. THE EXEBCISES. Tbe military formed in a square, the regulars on the west of the bnilding and the Governor's Guard on the north, tbe Garfield Light Guard band occupyirg a position on the speaker's stand. On the platform were Attorney Gen eral Hnghes, orator of the day the mayor and city councilmen, Rev. C. B. Austin, Rev. J. G. Miller, and members of the Grand Army of the Republic. Dr. W. A. Bentley opened the exercises with a neat introductory speech as follows: Ladies and gentlemen, fellow citizens, ™^»m bers of the G. A. B., the Governor's Gnard, the Garfield Light Guard band, and officers and soldiers of Ft. Lincoln: This is a day set apart in each year by the government to honor those who laid down thfir lives that the country might live. We have assembled today to do honor to whom honor is due, and when I look at these soldiers before me in the regular bine uniform and with the gun and bayonet it reminds me of tbe days when I myself carried one, and brings to memory the struggles of the past. Dr. Bentley clo«ed by introducing Rev. C. B. Austin, pastor of the Presbyterian church, who delivered an eloquent and appropriate prayer. THE OHATION. After music by the band, Gen. Hnghes was introduced and delivered the address of tbe day. The able gentleman haa been Buffering from exhaustion for some time, having labored night and day for the past several months, but notwithstanding thia great disadvantage he favored the audience with a grand oration. Gen. Hughea made an eloquent speech, his Mords reaching the hearts of his hearers in a manner which made itaelf known by frequent and continued applauae. A orator, mere aynopaia of tbe speech is giyen. He commenced by saying that on so solemn an occasion, with minds filled with the unspeakable weight of saddest memories, silence waa more becoming than speech, and yet were every blade of grass an angels tongue their eloquence would be too feeble to express the emotions of the heart of those who remembered theatrugglesaodthe hardships of those to whom tbe day has been dedicated. The speaker said that to day America knelt at the shrine wherein bad been laid those who gave the country ita freedom, its liberty, its perpetuation of pros perity and national character. In a pathetic manner he referred to the sad parting scenes, where fathers left wives and loved ones and bid them a last farewell, to defend (the grand old flig that now waves over their graves. He said that there was glory in every grave, and that in many a nameless, nnmarked grave there may be a deathless glory that Napo leon never won. A pleasing featcre of the speech was its non-partisan tenor, the speaker statin* that the assemblage had been made in no spirit of partisanship, nor were we actuated by sectional feeling*. There waa a comming ling of men of all sects and creeds, forgetting all political animosities and differences, and with united hearts, gathered to drop a tear in memory of tbe departed, and to pay a fitting tribute to the heroic patriotism of the noble dead. In tbe history of every nation there are great conflicts in wbich its destiny is shaped and determined, and to the heroes of such struggles monuments are raised with other nations it was the conspicuous leaden to whom tribute of respect was offered, but with us it is tbe i/ommon soldier whose noble deeds are deep in grateful remembrance. The general dwelt long and eloquently on the important part wbich the common soldier played in the American struggle. No wild ambitions for the honors of the camp or field urged them to leave their homes of peace and plenty to face the cannon's awful mouth the pomp of war could have no charms for them. They were citizen soldiers, to whom the tranqnil peace«f home was sweet. They went through a spirit of the purest patriotism and the world has never seen a grander spectacle, than when it saw these brave men, reared to the pursuits of peace, turn from the plow, the forge xaA the workshop, to meet the storm of war which was sweeping from the south. Mr. Hughes believed that to these thousands of brave hearts and willing handB tbe tribute and respect was principally due. That honor is due to all, not excepting the humblest or most forsaken grave. Tbe victory won by these men was as complete as ever rescued a nation from destruction. The union was preserved, and her flag remains untarnished. No hostile, alien foot trods the soil of tbe republic and tbe shackles have been Btricken from a race in bondage. Yet people cannot but deeply regret that the triumph cost so muoh in human suffering and precious life. Thousands were slain, but like the waves of tbe sea others followed. Along the banks of the Mississippi from Cairo to the gnlf, scattered singly and in groups among the cypress swamps ot Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri and the rice swamps of tbe Carolinas and under the pines of Yir ginia, on three hundred and twenty-eight battle fields, and along the line of many a weary blood-tracked march, are the rameless, num berless tombs of the heroes, "unknelled,* un coffined and unknown, But, continued tbe it was for us to mourn their loss. The weary midnight marches are changed to the light of the eternal day. Tears will dry, the lacerated humin affections -will heal, bnt the deeds of tbe martyred dead will never die. The results of tbe rebellion have been important, not only in establishing liberty in this nation, but in influences upon tbe other nations of the civilized world. Relieved of the stain of slavery and standing upon the pure principles of the decla ration of indepe idence, tbe moral power of this nation is incalculable. They had not assem bled simply to perform an office of sadness and love, not alone to pay a tribute of affieotion and grateful remembranoe, but the simple ceremony was pregnant with meaning. Ii meant renewed love for the old bag, the sacred symbol of our national civilization. It meant the adoption and reindorsement of the results of the war, but not in a partisan sense. It wonld be un worthy a soldier to cherish a bitter memory, for he knows better than all others tbe horrors of war and the benefits of peace. The speaker closed with an eloquent admonition toihe Grand Army of the Republic, advising tbem not to be unmindful of their duties to the liv ing, now that the duties to the dead had been performed, and paid a glowing tribute to tbe ladies, referring to the great work ol kindness and friendship performed by them during tbe sickening scenes of war. At the close of Gen. Hughe's address, the applause was loud and continued and the Garfield Light Gnard band fa ored tbe gathering with a berutiful selection of music. Mr. W. E. Wright of the Governor's Guard was then introduced, and after endorsing all that had been said of the veterans of th9 war, spoke at length of the citizsn soldiera and com plimented the militia of Bismarck in a very fl ittering manner. A prayer was then offered by Rev. D. C. Plan nett, chaplain of the Garfield Light Gutrd and Rev. J. G. Miller closed with the benediction. After more music by the band the procession returned to Main street where the military com panies separated, the Fort Lincoln troops going to the hotels for dinner and the Governor's Guard and Garfield Lipht Guard band to their respective armories. After dinnBr the regulars marched to the river amid the [cheers of tbe delighted and enthusiastic populace whoee appreciation of the service rendered and compliment paid by the troops will be slow to wane. THE GBAVE8 DEOOBATED are those of some of Bismarck's pioneers, who drove their stakes on the city's beautiful site before any of the present inhabitanta ever dreamt* of such a place aa Bismarck. They were veterans in the war and veterans in the advance of civilization, and tbe happiest mo ment of their life would have been to have known that an assemblage snch as graced the city yesterday would ever do honor to tbeir memory in so impcslng and gen erous a manner. The names of those whose quiet resting places were strewn with flowers yesterday, were David Mullen, George Bridges, David Crowthere, Hugh McClinoby, George Mack and T. J. Milisch. The flowers for these decorations were the do nation of tbe Bismarck green houses, as were those used in the manufacture of tbe beautiful button hole boquets which were so appropri ately worn by the veterans in tbe parade. The green houses won many oomplimenta and the generosity of tbe ownera many thanks. The tedious work and toil of making the button bole boqueta waa performed by tbe committee on decorations, consisting of Mrs. Alexander Hughes, Mrs. E, H. Wilson, Mrs. C. 8. Weaver, Mrs. O. H. Will and Miss Minnie Davidson, for which they deserve the thanks of all. It waa a big day for Bismarck. It was a day to be forgotten only when tbe memory fails to recall the happiest and brighest incidents of life. Chips from Standing Rock, "Chummy," a private of company D, 17th infantry, who fc some time ago broke in and robbed the^tore of Martin & Wiiliams, Indian traders, has just been.sentenced to one year's hard labor, and at the expira.ionof.his sentence to be dishonorably discharged without pay or character. One.of jthe'Chinese, who run a laundry at the post, went around a few days after pay day to collect bis bills from tbe soldiers. On entering tbe cavalry quarters he was set on by a party of roughs, and maltreated outrageously, among other things hung up by bis cue. They wound up by kicking him out, many not paying him for tbeir washing. Last Sunday the other Chinaman observed the veterinary surgeon swinging gracefully in a hammock and determined to try it. Waiting until tbe surgeon went to dinner, he climbed up and got into it, but suddenly got out of it— on his head. When the doctor returned, be found the Celestial holding apiece of raw beef to his eye and firing off high-toned Chinese at a rate that would defy all competition. He (the Chinee) believes in balf of the capital of Mon tana, and wishes all horse doctors' swing bedee" there for all eternity. Major McLaughlin returned on Saturday from a three days' trip to the Cannon Ball, where he is building anew school house for tbe use of the Yanktonaiae children. When completed, it will be capable of containing 1(0 boys and girls. He left on Monday for tbe Grand river, where he is building a counterpart of the Yank tonaiae school. Both will be finished and ready for occupation the 1st of July. In a private conversation with him, he remarked that he would have them completed and filled at the appointed time. This will make four schools at the agency with an average daily attendance of 860 children. "CATKA." A Rehearsal Tbe first rehearsal by Miss Alice Wirt's class in instrumental music took place Saturday af ternoon at tbe teacher's rooms on the corner of Main and Eight streets. A number of visitors were present to listen to tbe music and observe the improvement of the pupils. Each of the •-elections in tbe programme, low, was render ed in a manner artistic and effective and the auditors were unanimouse in the verdict that the skill of the performers was far beyond that of the amatuer or novice. Miss Wirt's efforts are highlyjappreciated by her pupils and yes terday's rehearsal was a substantial proof jf her proficiency. The following iB the programme. Etude fin Velocity. Berens Miss Bess Soutbmayd. Two studies |in Phrasing, Heller Miss Daisy Stewart Sonatine, Op 36, Clementi Miss Hattie Davidson. Polonaise, Op 57, Lichner Misa Fannie Dunn. Sonatine, Op 20, Kuhlau Misa Eittie Davidson. Hinnet in E flat, Mozart Miss Soutbmayd. Pure as Snow, Lange Misa Daisy Stewart. Unpardonable Omission. In speaking of the memorial ceremonies in Saturday morning's issue, the TBIBUNK omitted the name of Capt. W. S. Moorhouse, who acted as marshal of tbe day, and his estim able wife, whose kind assistance so greatly fa cilitated the work of arranging the floral con tributions. This oversight on tbe part of the reporter is unpardonable, and no excuse or par don can be asked. Capt. Moorhouse rendered invaluable assistance and managed the proces sion with great skill and satisfaction to &1I, be ing ably assisted by Lieut. Wright aud City Treasurer Reed. A SiSent Grave. One of tbe ti ent, humble! graves which WBB strewn with flowers on Decoration day by friends in tbe oapital city was tbat of Captain A. S. Wright, who died in this eity some time ago. He will be remembered by many Bis markers as caahier of tbe Northern Pacific freight office, and was one of the brave soldiera who was in the "t-even day's fight" .with Mc Clellan. He now rests in tbe Catholic ceme tery, and a party of old friends dropped fra grant flowers on the sacred mound while the memorial services were in progress. More Congratulations. The congratulations continue to pour in from every quarter. The latest was received by Capt. Stephen Baker, ina telegram from General Stur gis, Jof Washington, wbich read. "I rejoice heartily with you all in Bismarck." The Gen eral is a warm friend to Bismarck'and his kind remembrance is appreciated. Hanauer's V8U Emporium Much has been sjid of the magnitude of Bis marck's wholesale and retail establishments, of the grandeur of tbe internal furnisbinga of the stores, and tbe elegance and magnificence of the stocks, but nothing haa ever been said or written that can too extravagantly describe tbe stock of .slothing and fumhhing goods now on the shelves and counters of the 8t. Paul One Price Clothing House. The.finest suitings ever brought to the city—and thia is said conscientiously—are now in stock, and summer underwear of every iesenption has reoently been received. White vesta in all atyles and makes, handsome nsck- and atraw hats are also to be seen and pur- used at the lowest figures. Having the agency 'or .the famous Burt shoes, the St. Paul One Priie Clothing 8tore is enabled to furnish the best shoes in the market, warranted to neither rip, tear, split or lose their perfect shape. It will be to your interests to call on Hanauer Broa. ribkfcoiwhn,5hn'J??4"1® miserable by that ter cough. Shiloh's cure is the remedy for you