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u = ET I 8Aifr A JEUCIiAJkD MONDAY JULY 26 1891
c COM SHARKEY IS
1 10 I IN IRELAND
Ii t WiI Arrive In New York on the
a 20th of August
f THE WORLDS PISTOL I
RECORD BROKEN
J
TR GORMAN OP SAN FRAN
CISCO THE WINNER
Shooting Was at a Regular Columbia
Score Which I Exactly Opposite
to That of Creedmore Many Interesting
I teresting Games on League Diamonds
monds Yesterday
4 San Francisco July 25D J Lynch
manager for Salior Sharkey leaves for i
New York in the morning to complete
final arrangements for the Sharkey
Maher fight He will meet Buck Con
nelly representing Maher on Aug 2
when the final forfeit will be posted
and the match awarded to the club of
fering the biggest bonus Sharkey who
1g is now in Ireland will arrive in New
York on Auir 20
THE RAGE I
Two Worlds Records Smashed at
Stockton California
Stockton Cal July 25Two worlds
records were smashed at a range of the
Stockton Rifle and Pistol club by John
Gorman of the Columbia Rifle and Pis
tol club of San Francisco
The shooting was at a regulation
Columbia target oneinch center On
It the score counts just opposite to
that on the Creedmore the lowest be
ing the best as the bullseye counts one
and each ring away counts one more
eight being the highest and poorest
shot Gorman shot with a Russian
model revolver at 50 yards without
using a rest and in the sixshot test
his score was 2 1 1 1 4 3 Total 12
the record being above 16 The first
shot cut the line adjoining the bullseye
and the next three struck the oneinch
center After beating the worlds rec
ord for six trials he fired ten shots at
the same distance under the same con
ditions and scored 39 another new
mark for that number of attempts
The shooting Saturday on the targets
of the Columbia Pistol and Rifle club
exceeds all previous records at military
tary targets in California In the com
petition for the Glindemann medal on
the Columbia target Creedmor count
out of a possible 50 two scores of 49
were made one of 48 and seven of 47
The two scores of 49 were made by
Ed Hovey and C F Waltham but ac
cording to Creedmor rules the former
won In addition to this in competition
tion for the diamond pistol medal J
E Gorman reduced the state record
formerly held by Charles Davis from
33to3O
THE TURF
Saratoga Announcements
Saratoga N Y July 25The Saratoga
toga Racing association today made
the following announcement
Midsummer handicap of 2000 to be
rn on Saturday July 31 for all ages
A sweepstakes of S25 each or only 10
if declared by June 1 The association
to guarantee the value of the stake to
be 2000 of which 1500 goes to the
winner Z300 to the second
1 Starters to pay 50 additional and
o toe named through the entry box at
the usual hour of the closing of the
entries on the day preceding the race
One mile weights for the Midsummer
handicap
Clifford 132 Ben Brush 126 Hand
spring 124 Buck Massie
1 1lassie Flying
Dutchman 122 each Hastings 121
The Winner First Mate 120 Belmar
119 Harry Reed 112 Sir Walter 113
Gotham Lodi 110 Connoisseur Hugh
I Penny 107 George Kessler Marie
Prince Maurice 106 Lakeshore Free
Advice G H Ketcham 105 Senator
Bland H 103 Roundsman Ramiro
Souffle 102 The Swain Hailing Tondy
Isador Imported 100 Semper Ego 98
it Tinge Candelaria Volley Beckley
Brisk 97 Tripping Hanwell Intermis
sion Loorma 95 Geiser Shasta Water
Parthena 97 Aqunas 93 Old Sagus
Hldaddy 90 Bonehomme 97 Carib S5
Brooklyn Jockey Club
New York July 25The Brooklyn
Jockey club tonight made the follow
1 ing announcement regarding the ju
nior champion of 15000 a new stake
for 2yearolds of 1898
The entries for this stake close Aug
16 1897 on which date 28 other stakes
will also close The race will be run
on the first day of the fall meeting at
Gravesend 1898 The junior champion
of 15000 for 2yearolds in 189S
One hundied and fifty dollars 20 if
4 declared by Jan 1 1S9S or 50 if de
clared by May 11 1898 Starters to pay
S250 additional The club to add an
amount necessary to make the gross
value of the rat < S15000 of which 3000
will go to second and 200 to g to the
third hirse Winners of a race of the
value of 7500 or of two races of the
value of 2500 to carry three pounds
extra
THE DIAMOND
I Cleveland 0 July 25Te largest
crowd ever out at a ball game here was
a Leage park today Wilson was in
vincible until the eighth inning when
the Orioles found him and in the ninth
they tied the score making seven hits
in the two innings Young
oo was put in
to save the same but after two were
out in the tenth Kelly and Stenzel
doubled scoring the winning run The
home team fielded brilliantly Score
Cleveland 5 Baltimore 6
St Louis July 25The Browns and
Washingtons played a double header at
Sportsmans park this afternoon Each
team won a game Attendance 10000
Score First Game Washington 3 St
Jjouis 4
Second Game Washington 8 St
Louis 0
Chicago July 25 Dahlen was in his
old place at short today for the first
time in many days and his brilliant
work won the game He made two hits
assisted in three doubles lays and
scored the only run by stealing home
from third while Cunningham and
Worden wore holding an argument at
first Rain stopped the game after the
Colonels had been retired in the sev
enth Attendance 6900 Score Chi I
r Csfeo 1 Louisville 0 I
Cincinnati 0 July 250r 14000
people saw the Reds defeat Brooklyn
two games here this afternoon Dunn
who pitched for the visitors in the sec
ond game was hit freely after the
fourth inning In the fifth inning the
Reds scored six runs on five singles
Score Frt Game Cincinnati 7
Brooklyn 4
Second Gi Cincinnati 11 Brooklyn
4
lyn 4
4OTHR SPORTS
1
Sprinter Reduces a Record
I S Cloud Minn July 25 James H
Maybury I local sprinter yesterday
ranTL50 yards in 1 25 seconds reducing
the worlds record onefifth of a sec i
ond f
cb McNallys Feat 1
London July 25Pat McNally the
I Boston swimmer who was scheduled
to make an attempt to swim the Eng
lish channel on July 4 telegraphed to
the Associated Press today from Ca
lais that he made the crossing yester
day Tie says that he started from
Dover at 1130 in the morning and was
in the water 15 hours in which he cov
ered 35 miles He landed at 230
oclock in the morning at a point three
miles from Cape Gnznez
McNally left the Admiralty pier at
Dover in the presence of a crowd of I
onlookers at 1120 oclock intending to
go merely for a trial swim A lugger I
manned by two local sailors accom
panied him McNallys trainer Brown
of Boston the proprietor of a music
hal at Dover and one London jour j
nalist were also aboard the accom
panying boat McNally swam steadily
at the rate of one and onehalf miles
an hour At a point four miles out the
temperature was found to have fallen
from 64 to 62 degrees and the weather
had become very foggy Six miles out
the fog lifted and all the circumstances
of tide and wind were so perfect that
McNally announced his determination
to try and cross the channel He had
been heading direct for Calais but a
strong westward current had drifted
him to position nearly on Folkestone
He now took refreshments consisting
of beef extract and ginger and a long
piece of American chewing tobacco
He swam continuously with a breast
stroke with occasional changes to a
side stroke for relief but he never
swam on his back which he explains
interferes cles with the action of the mus
clesAt
At 4 oclock the Varne lightship was
seen by the swimmer One and one
half hours later he had Dassed the
Varne which proved Captain Webbs
greatest difficulty when he attempted
to swim the channel At 10 oclock Mc
Nally began to show signs of exhaus
tion but pluckily continued at his
task From this time until 2 clock
the temperature of the air gradually
grew lower McNally suffered severely
the swelling of his hands giving him
great trouble while from time to time
he was seized with cramps in his legs
neck and arms causing a drawn hag
gard look about his face and the pas
sage of his nose and his mouth became
swollen so that breathing was difficult
At 230 oclock he had reached a point
within three miles of Cape Griznez
Here he commenced to splash wildly
and to swim in a circle and calling for
light He was blinded by the salt
water and they tried to persuade him
to get on board This he refused to
do when he was forcibly dragged into
the boat He immediately became un
conscious but upon being rubbed grad
ually revived
Owing to change of tide the boat had
great difficulty in reaching Calais I
arrived there however at 530 oclock
McNally quickly recovered from his
exhaustion and crossed to Dover by
the midday boat Tonight he looked
fairly well
welFOUR
FOUR INDICTED
Little Rock Arkansas People I
Trouble
Little Rock Ark July 25The Ne
vada county grand jury has indicted
Deal Beck Willett Beck Tom John
son and Allen Sherry each for arson
and assault with intent to kill
The men are members of a gang of
white men who have been waging re
lentless warfare on the negroes in the
lumber districts of south Arkansas
The crime for which the u
e cr me men were ar
rested was the shooting of a number
of negro whom the whites had tried
to drive out of town The whites
burned the cabin over the heads of the
blacks and when they attempted to
escape as the building collapsed shot
them down Four were shot but recovered
covered The others escaped
PRUSSIAN DIET
Never Was 3 More Important Sitting
Held Than This
Berlin July 25 Probably not since the
days of Prince Bismarck has there been
such an important sitting of the lower
house of tffie Prussian diet as was that
of Saturday
Importance of I
erin July 25Ia order to understand
the Importance of the division taken in
the house i must be remembered that
the lower house of the diet does not con
tain a single socialist member and there
fore the law of associations bill was rejected
jected on its merits by a body of men
Who although radicals are a patriotic
and loyal as the framers of the measure I
Concerning the attitude of the public
it is sufficient to say that the crowd only
cheered the arrival of the members well
known as resolute opponents of the bB
The speeches of the government members
were as spiritless as though delivered
over a bill already practically dead Dr
Miguel regretfully abandoned i t Its fate
and occupied himself in sketching his I
future policy which briefly is a policy
of compromise between the great political I
parties The general comment is that
only a Bismarck could have pushed such
a bill through and the outlook Is not I
prosing for Emperor Williams new
man
Dr Miguel satd that the government
will not dare to dissolve the cnamber for
fear that an appeal to the country will
still further reduce their majority
Autonomy Por Crete
Canea Crete July 25Djeveed Pasha
the special Turkish commissioner sent
from Constantinople to mediate between
the Musselmans and the admirals of in
ternational fleets for autonomy for Crete
visited the admirals officially today and
they returned his visit In the eyes of
the Christian Inhabitants of the Island
the fact that Djeveed Fasha was per
mitted to land is a blow to the prestige
of the great powers and the Cretans
have already sent delegates to Admiral
Canevaro commanding the combined
fleets notifying them that they will de
cline tp entertain proposals for
autonomy so long as Djeveed Pasha or
the Turkish troops remain on the Island i
Colored Holdup
foldup
St Louis July 25 George Hermann
who has charge of a ticket brokers
office opposite the Union station was
fatally shot tonight by a negro named
Matthew Hancock The latter went
into the ticket office and demanded
money and when it was refused shot
Hermann five times with a rEvolver
A crowd of cabbies and other hang
erson about the station chased the
negro with the intention of lynching
him but he was finally rescued by the I
police and locked up at the four courts
Old hid Story
Erie Pa July 25 William Allison
was shot and killed and John Kane
was perhaps fatally wounded by
Charles Edwards last night Edwards
while drunk was beating his wife
when Allison his fellow employee and
Kane his employer interfered Mrs
Edwards was internally Injured and
may die Edwards escaped
Ruiz Has Recovered
Havana July 23 General Ruiz Rivera
the insurgent leader who with his chief
of staff Colonel Bacajlo was captured in
March last after having been seriously
wounded has recovered from the effects
overec
of his wounds and his illness from which
he suffered He was removed from the
hospital to the Cahannes fortress today
Jt was found not to bp necessary to
p rform an operation for the removal of
the tumor from which General Rivera
suffered
l SeatonGibbs I
New York July 2Dr John Wiln
Gibbs tonight announced his marriage
at Meriden Conn to Mrs Mary 13
Seaton The bride Is a niece of Collis P
Huntington and her first husband
amassed a fortune in California
Lovell Rapidly Tailing
Ottage City Mass July 23yJohn P
Lovell was not so well today His
physicians admit that he falling
Hi HJUI o
Drowned While Fishing
Wabash md1 July Uj Thomas Rener
ger a well digger and William ButlerTa
veterinarian well known here were
drowned in the Mississippi river near
here while seining for fish
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THOMAS B TTTRLEY HARRIS WHO SUCCEEDS OF TENNESSEE THE LATE SENATOR I G
Thomas B Turley just appointed
united States senator from Tennessee
in place of the late Isham G Harris is
a well known lawyer of Memphis He
has never held office of any kind He
is a member of the law firm of Turley
Wright In 1870 he was married to
Miss Irene Rayner the daughter of the r
late Eli Rayner of Shelby county Mr
Turjev is a native of Memphis and is 52
years old He was not yet out of school
when the war came but he promptly
enlisted in the Maynard Rifles prompty compa
ny I One Hundred and Fiftyfourth
WAS IT MURDER
S DEATH OP WId
ALLISON
Said to Have Been Shamefully
Abused By a Gang of Young
Bloods at the Ogden Hot Springs
From the Effects of Which He
Died at the Ogden Medical Insti
tute
Special to The Herald
Ogden July 25A friendless tramp
died at the Ogden Medical and Surgical
institute this evening He gave his
name as William Allison and told a
story of being maltreated near the Hot
Springs and his story taken in con
nection with other circumstances of his
death indichte that an inquest should
be held to clear up the mystery The I
man was brought to Ogden Thursday I
last bj Mr Munsey of Hooper and I
was placed n charge of the county He
was then very sick and was admitted
to the hospital and given every care
possible One arm was broken and
evidently had been so for some time
without having been attended to There
were also bruises about his legs and I
he complained of pains in his chest I
and shoulder The attendant at the
hospital thinks he was injured inter I
nally because the exertion of getting
out of the carriage into the building I
caused him to vomit freely Allison
told an attendant at the hospital that I
he had been beaten and otherwise mal I
treated by a lot of fellows who were
out at the Hot Springs on bicycles He I
said they had swung him around by
the feet and otherwise abused him
without any cause and after his in I
juries he was kept in an outhouse at
the springs for a day or two and a I
man had been paid 3 to take him down I
to Mr Munseys place at Hooper where
he had previously worked The man
was quite positive that the affair hap I
pened at the springs last Tuesday
night He said he was a native of
France and had been working in Wyo
ming for a year or two before going
to work for Munsey His death was
sudden as he appeared to be gettinr
better County Physician Conroy sai O
he understood the man was a tramp
and got the worst of a fight with some
other tramps The wound on his arm
as arpfrentlv the most siour nr
He had been drinking heavily He is
about 37 years of age Mr Uoane man
ager of the Hot Springs hotel said
I the trouble whatever it was occurred
two or three weeks ago when the man
was there and thrust himself into a
crowd who were drinking in the bar
room and got drinks set up to him sev
eral times The next morning they
found him stretched on a bench at the
south end of the hotel outside He
was In a stupor and one arm seemed
discolored and crippled Doane sup
posed that he was drunk and had lain
on his arm all night However he
sent for Dr Taylor of Brigham City
and made the unfortunate fellow com
fortable in a vacant house At the I
mans own request he had him taken
to Munseys at Hooper Mr Doane
says that on the night preceding the
finding of Allison there had been sev
eral parties or gangs out there haying
a bolstering time but he was positive
that none of them had ill treated Al I
lison in any way He could not remember
lson
member the names of any persons who I
I
were out there on that night and as he
is not sure of the date the hoiel reg
ister offers no assistance His theory
Is that Allison got drunk and fell off
the depot platform which view is
shared by an attorney who said he
was consulted about possible compli
cations Another rumor is that a party
of good flows were out on a lark and
supplied Allison with liquor and were
none too careful with him when he be
came helpless Certain I is he received
every caite since his injury with the
exception that his broken arm should
have been set sooner The body was
taken to LIndquist the undertaker
As yet no arrangements hat been i
made for the inquest I
CALLED HONE
Captain Stees
San Francisco July 25 Captain
Charles J Stees formerly of this city
but latterly of SL Paul Minn is dead
in this city from a cold which he con
tracted on his way out here some two
trOe
or three weeks ago
Captain Stees has taken a prominent
part in Grand Army work and in ad
dition to this was leading member of
the society of Sans of the American
Devolution
Lafayette McLaws
Savannah Ga July 25General La
fayette McLaws the oldest confederate
major general but one was buried to
day with military honors
B E Reese
Kansas City Mo July 25a E Reese
aged 4S > years advertising solicitor on tho
JournaiMAnd o e olJJie best known men
in his line In thewest died here today
I
Tennessee regiment of the confederate
army He fought at Shiloh and was
wounded there and he was also
wounded at Peach Tree creek before
Atlanta He was captured in the bat
tle of Nashville and taken to Camp
Chase in Ohio held
and there until I
March 1865 when he was exchanged
and returned to the south At the dose
of the war Mr Turley entered the Uni
versity of Virginia and became a stu
dent of law In 1870 he removed to
Memphis and that city has been his
home ever since
I 11 Reese was formerly president of the
in St Luis grain exchange and came here
1Rev
Rev Malcolm McGregor
New York July 2Rev Malcolm Mc
Gregon Daniel aged 6 years died at his
home in Brooklyn today of a complica
tion of diseases
I
In the Nick of Time
Chicago July 25 Charles ODonnell
who lived a Jife of 1 recluse shot into a
crowd of small boys who were playing
hal near his home this morning Thomas
Good aged 1 and Frank Spears aged
I eight colored were badly wounded
Spears will probably die An angry mob
of neighbors so n iiurtoflnded ODonnells I
home and bu fd the timely arrival of
a patrol wagon would have lynched him
ODonnell said the boys annoyed him
with their noise
I The Ships
Queenstown Sailed Lucania New
I York
New York Arrived Amsterdam
Rotterdam
HarverArrived i Normandle New
York
SouthamptonArried Friedrich der
Grosse New York fonJ3remen
Liverpool Sailed Armenian Boston
Mrs SaraJijW Coates
Kansas CIty Mb JuJx 25Mrs Sarah
W Coates aged 6Si widow of the late
Kersey Coates dio3 at her home here
today Mrs Coatea was a Pennsylvania
quaker S111r came albrew in 1S50 with her
husband Mr Coates was one of the
founders of the cUt and one of Its most
foremost citizens and his wife was a
leader in social and other cjrcle
c
Nordica Is Much Better
London July 25 Madame Lillian
Nordica the prima donna who has been
seriously HI at t HoteJ Savoy for
several weeks Is convalescent She asks
the press to express her gratitude to the
many persons who have i made inquiries
regarding hep condition
Fool Killer Deprived ofHis Rights
New York July 25 Benjamin Simon
a 14yearold boy who at that early age
aspired to be a labor agitator drowned
hImself In the Hudson Saturday night
because ho failed to pass the examina
tion at the college of the City of New
York being deficient in drawing His
body was recovered today
Senator Doolittle Sinking Rapidly
Providence R I July ExSenator
Rood Doolittle of Wisconsin itho is lying
dangerously ill at Pawtucket is sinking
j rapidly and Is not expected to survive the
I next 24 hours
I I
I MILLIONS A MONTH
The Income That Europes Rulers
Have to Worry Along On
Pall Mall Gazette The monarchial
profession has its drawbacks and dis
advantages no doubt still i is not a
profession which monarchs will wil
Unglv let die The business Is in fact
a fairly remunerative one The mon
arch who would cut up best of all
would appear to bf the Russian auto
crat His landed property brings him
in a yearly income of 12500000 The
output of his Siberian mines has been
estimated at about as much and his
civil list is certainly not overstated at
5000000 Two and onehalf millions
a month ought to do him very well
The incerti considered however the
emolument does not seen so excessive
Certainly the sultan whom considera
tion of this sort cannot choose but af
fect is not nearly so well off financial
ly I He possesses real fnacial
value of but some 4000000 and his
professional emoluments amount to no
more And then he has a force of 5000
court officials to feed and clothe and
at any rate to owe salaries to
William Kaisers professional Income
may be given In the same figures as
represent the sultans I is not un
known that William is also a land
owner on I somewhat extensive scale
Perhaps though he gets more out of
his land in the way of sport than In
any other And i must not be forgot
ten that he is the father of a famiry
which evinces a marked disposition to
increase and that he has probably the
most tremendous tailors bill in Europe
I may be doubted whether his neigh
bor Austria who sticks to the same
undress uniform at home and the same I
suit of serge abroad and whose prac
tice is worth an annual million to him
Is not i half 0 million better off by i
comparison
The shah of Persia is very welltodo
He has a personal estate of 30000000
and a professional income of 2500000
This Is nearly 500000 better than the
emoluments of monarchy In England
Which seem to get its monarchy run all
things considered on exceedingly rea
sonable terms In Portugal as in
Greece a monarch gets but a modest
250000 per year In Greece this pay Is
provided as to 200000 by the taxpayers
of the country The remaining 50000
is furnished In equal proportions by
those of England France and Russia
Of the leading monarch presidential
he of France draws 120000 a pay an
other 60000 for incidental expenses
and a similar sum for his official trav
els The president of he United States
nculcates the austereylrtues of re
publicanism upon a modest 50000 On
the whole the profession la no reason
to complain
GLANCE AT 4
LATE CONGRESS
Continued from Cage 1
amson Georgia Robert W Davis
Florida Democrats
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Burton Ohio William E Barrett
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F Atcheson Pennsylvania Page Mor
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fus E Lester Georgia J H Kankord
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sas A S Kerry Kentucky Stephen
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Warner Illinois E S Hendy Connec
ticut Edward Fauerhlng Wisconsin
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Connell Pennsylvania George H
White North Carolina Republicans
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ferd North Carolina Populists J W
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born California Melville Bull Rhode
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Republicans
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B Shattuck Ohio Republicans James
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AS SEEN IN SAINT FRANCISCO
Objection t the Tariff B l By the
4 n City on theBay <
San Francisco July 25If the bill
c < > > 4
as 1 passed the senate Is the same as
was reported by the conference com
mittee which
on whic subject there was no
advices to the collector he customs
officials have already found one provision
vision which is likely to cause trouble
to importers until it has neen adjudi
cated by the courts It ds undoubtedly
undoubtel
the result of an oversight but on that
account will not prove any the less
troublesome This provision is in re
lation to the duty on currants Sec
tion 261 of the schedule provides that
the duty on apples peaches currants
etc shall be 5 cents bushel but
section 263 provides that the duty on a
number o fruits including currants
Zante or other shall be 2
shal b cents a
pound Which is to govern will be a
question raise that importers will undoubtedly
PERILS OF ALASKA I
Ito I
Graphic Description of the Dangers
to Be Met and Overcome
Leadville HeraldDemocrat The
following are parts of a private
letter roughly jotted down in camp by
a young fellow who has lately gone on
a mining tour to the Yukon valley He
is now heading over the mountains
glaciers canyons frozen lakes and
finally the Yukon river for Circle City
so named because i stands not many
miles below the Arctic circle He has
taken with him his dog Shirley a
beautiful and remarkably intelligent
cole They have been inseparable
for years The dog who is quite a
character excited so much Interest in
his fellow passengers that he was allowed
lowed to occupy the parlor car across
the continent sleeping in the same
berth with his master as he has since
in the same sleeping bag Even on the
six days sail from Seattle to Juneau
Shirley was the only dog on board who 1
was allowed the run of the hurricane
deck The pair have now got amid
unwonted and perilous scenes and
are likely to affect each others for
tunes
Juneau Alaska May 251 am now
in Juneau as you see The city if you
can call i one is situated on a shelf
comIng out from the mountain behind
I which is 3700 feet high and goes up
so steep that I looks as if one could
throw a stone from the top Into the
middle o the city I is all rock and
would be impossible to climb There
is a pretty rough crowd here just now
over 200 miners coming up with us
and a lot came up on a boat before us
Shirley stood the voyage well and is
glad to get off the boat The town is
full of dogs but Shirley has made quite
a hit already I have bought him a
harness such as the dogs here wear to
drag sleds I shall probably go to the
Yukon the day after tomorrow I can
hardly wait there is such a noise
around me The hotels which are
very crude are all crowded and there
is always something exciting going on
in this room The streets are almost
impassable on account of the heavy
snow There are no street lights few
sidewalks lots of Indians and dogs and
a great many miners The town does
not quiet down till about 3 a m The
shops do an Immense business
June 4We are now at Sheep Camp
the last camp on this side of the Chil
koot pass We started from Juneau
on the Seoiin a little kind of tug for
Dyea on March 2S at 1 a m with
ten dogs 2 men and one womanthe
wife of a miner The boat was full of
the outfits of the men so full that
there was no room for us to lie down
The men are mostly the ones that
came through with us from Seatte
nearly l all from California The weather
y al Calfornia wtJther
was rather rough so a good major
ity of the men were sick I waS
The dogs kept up a continual howling
all night Stopped at Haines Mission
I
and took on seven men a squaw and a
baby and another dog Arrived at
Dyea next day at 230 p m The ice
had broken in the river and so we were
obliged to transfer all our baggage on
board a scow The pilot timed his
trip so as to arrive just when the tide
was going in After we were on board
the scow a little boat was seen ahead
with an anchor which was attached
to a long rope This anchor was let
drop about 100 feet ahead and we
pulled in the rope In this manner we
made our way against the current of
the river and a head wind The anchor
rver
chor bothered us about dragging I
was on the scow that I took the ko
daks that I sent you We hired our
outfits taken to the camping ground
about threequarters of a mile up the
river as there was not snow enough
for the sleds for almost half a mile
from the beach From the camping
ground there is plenty of snow There
are seven horses going over the sum
mit to the Yukon Dogs are mostly
used here from two to 12 fjeing put to
a sled strung out one ahead of the
other Generally four are used and I
SOP an or o i n ar y
will pull pounds on
road They have little padded collars
Shirley by the way is a great help
He hauls 150 pounds with ease We
work side by side and he likes I I
have about 850 pounds in my outfit so
as I cannot haul more than 150 pounds I
In one load I have to make two trips
to every camping ground We are all I
in the same box
When we broke camp at Dyea we
left at830 a m for the mouth of the
Dyea canyon The way is up the val
ley of the Dyea river We arrived at
330 p m All this time to make tan
miles You see it is not fun traveling
in this country We saw a small glacier I
not far from the trail The canyon is
about two and a half miles long and
very beautiful I is not more than 50
feet in the widest part and narrows
to 15 feet in some parts I could not
get a picture of it on account of he
weather Its height I should judge
is about 150 feet and very steep Tim
trail is very narrow and crooked in
some places i being not more than two
feet between the wall and the roar I
ing cascade some 20 feet below There
is no railing either yet horses make
the trip every day with little sleds 16
inches wide between them They are
always slipping off though but never
at the worst places Of course we had I I
to make a number of trips through
this canyon Nobody can haul more
than 150 pounds I was all I could do I
with Shirleys help The last load I
hauled clear through to Sheep camp I
socalled on account of the mountain
socaled
sheep that are killed here sometimes I
This camo is the last one on this side
of the divide From here we shall have
to work our stuff up the summit by
packing it on our backs and then af
ter i is all up wait for a good day
and take our camp outfit over with
the rest Ther are lots of men here
waiting who have been waiting for ten
days to go over because of the weather
We may be here two weeks cant tell
anything about i We have reached
the last of the timber Our camp here
is I typical 0 pf what is to come Tfa
snow is oversix feet deeD and settled
at that We pitch our tents after
tramping the snow down hard and
shovel more snow against the walls to
keep the wind out Then we cut long
poles for the stove to rest on so that
when the snow thaws it will not drop
out of sight Then we cut boughs of
hemlock for our beds next we cut
I wood and cook our supper or dinner
You would think it would be cold with
the mercury down to ten belO zero
and a high wind but we are very com
fortable The little stove heats the
tent very hot and cooks beautifully
and if i does not set the tent on fire
you are 0 K Our tent has caught
three times already but we have been
here to put i out One man lost the
whole side of his tent After the tent I
has been set a week you have to go
down to i as the lloor gradually sinks
We are surrounded by mountains im
possible to climb The only ways out
ore over the pass or back the way we
came There is a glacier back of our
tent a little one I must stop now
and help set supper
June 12We have been at Sheep
camp since the 3rd and have been
doing very little on account of the
weather We see little sun on this
side of the range The last two days
were the only ones that we could
work There is a man in camp who is
taking seven horses to Circle City and t
for my helping him he is going to take
my outfit to the top of the summit
From Sheep camp to the summit is five
miles of the hardest road that I ever
saw A horse of 1000 pounds weight
can only haul 300 pounds to a load
and i takes two men to manage i
That is only to the foot of the sum
mit From there to the top of tho
summit I is about 2500 feet and very
steep Horses cannot go up with a
load and some not at all The In
dians pack this place for 22 cents a
pound so you see i is very difficult
The man with the horses has rigged
a windlass and can haul about 300
pounds at a time So you see we are
In luck The snow in the canyon we
go up is 15 feet deep so the old miner
say Everything is smooth and the
snow will hold up a horse I we
have good weather we shall cross next
Wednesday
I tell you there Is every kind of a
man here I send you a roll of pic
tures taken yesterday Two are of the
summit with the men going up to the
right with packs and you can seen the
tramway at the left There ate dog
trains and horses men and sleds and
Indians SiWashes we call them
here Shirley is very well and seems
to enjoy himself There are hundreds
of dogs here in camp and he has hun
dreds of fights But he can hold his
end up with them We are going to
work the windlass all night and have
this aftornoon to rest in I will send
this letter back by the carrier if it
does not cost too much There is go
ing to be a letter mal through from
Juneau over this pass this summer
once a month for letters only I am
almost snow blind having left mY
glasses at camp when I made the trip r f
this morning
Lake Linderman June 20 There is a
man going to Dyea tomorrow and per
haps he will mal this so here goesthe
last time probably until I get to For
ty Mile Post We have been here since
the 15th trying to get all our outfit
down off the pass The weather has
been very bad The trail the same I
have now about 900 pounds 0 stuff
having purchased more provisions
sugar and dried fruit to keep the
scurvy off which they say is very
prevalent in the Yukon To draw this
would take from three to five days
from the summit to Lake Linderman
I told you that I was changing some
work with who is t f
wor w a man w o s taking some
horses to Circle City This makes i
much easier for me than hauling down
my own stuff He had an awful time
getting his stock through in some
places but when the trail was good
he made good time with fair loads
Only two men had to go with each
horse
The day we camped here we did not
wait for the hores to haul our stuff
over the summit but started on The
wind besran to blow harder than I have
ever seen it even in a White Mountain
winter but it was at our backs We
managed to get across Crater lake a
small lake about 300 feet below the
pass and surrounded by barren moun
tains except for a narrow cut through
which it empties into a canyon After
getting in the canyon it was easier to
go on as it was impossible to turn back
and nobody could climb out I do not
think we could have made it had we
not known it was sure death to stop
The canyon is like Dyea canyon only
a little wider and the wind whistles
through it like water out of a hose It
would fairly take one off ones feet We
floundered this way for nine miles We
struck the camp at 630 p m I dont
think I was ever so glad to see a tree
before In my life The timber starts
and stops with a jump in this country
We pitched our tents borrowed some
wood cooked our supper and went to
bed comparatively knocked out
You cannot imagine what dreary
places these mountain tops are noth
ing but snow with a few rocks stick
ing out on the sides and the tops look
so bleak and cold Nothing else in
sight When it is clear the glare is In
tense Everyone wears dark goggles
and blacks his face and even then
goes snow blind I was blind in mi
right eye for two days Five men were
entirely blind and had to be led All
the skin is peeling off the faces of those
who did not wear masks or veils Even
the dogs have to have their faces
blacked to prevent snow blindness
When we get on the lakes we can
make rood time with the horses I
shall be glad when we get out of these
canyons You feel as if you were shut
in from everything The one we are
camped in now is verry narrow not
more than from 50 to 100 feet wide and
200 high I had my first Vy at whip
ping lumber today that Is sawpit
ting
A Peat of Surgery
San Francisco Post I suppose I
performed the greatest surgical opera
tion of the age remarked the youngest
doctor In the crowd that had been
swapping experiences I was taking
a run through British Columbia on my
bicycle when I was asked to attend a
young Indian whose stomach had been
pierced by a rivals knife I had no
surgical appliances but I fixed up the
cut so that the fellow was around the
next day and is strong and healthy
now How did you do it asked all in a
breath
Well the Indians had slaughtered
a beef that day I picked u a nice
thin piece of tripe tied a string to it
covered it with tire cement shoved it
through the wound and pulled it Into
place just as if I were mending a punc
ture in my tire It was the greatest
But the crowd had melted away
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