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A HANDSOME MONUMENT.
ERECTED OVER CHESTER A. AR THUR'S GRAVE ON THE HUDSON. Blmral Places of the Presidents of the United States-The Family Plot of the Arthurs, Mod the Inscriptions Over Their Tomib-The Arthur Memorial. The graves of five of the presidents of the United States are in Virginia; those of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Mon roe and Tyler. Four of the presidents, Grant, Fillmore, Van Buren and Arthur, are buried in the soil of New York; three of them, Jackson, Johnson and Polk, in Tennessee; the two Adamses repose in Massachusetts, Ohio has the graves of the elder Harrison and Gar field, Illinois guards the tomb of Lin coln, Franklin Pierce lies in the Granite state of New Hampshire, Buchanan in Pennsylvania and Taylor in Kentucky. FRONT vIEW OF ARTHUR'S MONUMENT, Of the four presidential graves in New York state those of Arthur, Van Buren and Grant are in the valley of the Hud son. The ebb and flow of the sea passes them,-and commerce up and down that magnificent highway is hurried past them day and night by rail and keel. Grant's tomb on the heights of Riverside park in New York city looks out upon the palisades of the lower Hudson and southward to where it broadens into the finest harbor on the continent. Van Buren's grave at Kinderhook is back a few miles from the river, near the shore of a beautiful lake of that name, and some thing like thirty miles below the head of Hudson navigation. Arthur's remains lie on one of the west side bluffs of the river, only three miles below the termi nus of navigable water. Northward from that terminus the Hudson is a stream' of inferior dimensions flowing from the solitudes of the Adirondack forest. The home of the Arthur family was in this region of the upper Hudson. Ches ter Allan Arthur, the president, was the son of Rev. William Arthur, a native of County Antrim, Ireland, and a Baptist clergyman by profession. While the fa ther was pastor of a congregation in Fairfield, Vt., the child who was to sitat the head of the nation was born. The family subsequently removed to Albahy county, where, in the little hamlet of Newtonville, William Arthur died on the 27th of October, 1875. He lived to see his son grow into manhood, and that manhood ripen. A family burial plot had been selected in the Albany Rural cemetery some years before the president's father died. It now contains the graves of the father and mother of the president, those of his wife, son, a sister, a brother-in-law and his wife's mother. All of these wentbe fore the president to this silent sunny family home. Thelate ex-president died in New York city on Nov. 18,1886. After a funeral service in the metropolis his remains were taken to the Albany cenie tery, accompanied by a large number of personal friends. The funeral was private in the sense that everything was done by the family and by the personal associates of the deceased. The newspapers in dulged some afterward in the usual talk about a monument befitting the manand a president of the United States, but no official action was taken in the matter either by congress or the legislature of his state. No such action has been necessary to properly mark the grave. Personal friends, men of high rank in politics and in public affairs, who were collaborators with Mr. Arthur in the latter years of his political and social career, have caused to be set up at his grave a granite memorial as modest in proportions as it is simple in design and indestruetible in material. TOOe artour plot is on toe western nor der of what is known as the old part of the cemetery, and at the summit of the first ascent of the hill from the river valley. The outlookistoward the north west, terminating on the right in a woody ravine, at the bottom of which a clear cold brook flows, summer and win ter, over a stony bed down through the cemetery and across the plain to the Hudson; and on the left in a broad ex panse of burial plots, thickly studded with granite blocks and shafts, which denote at the same time the graves of dear friends departed and the wider dis. tribution of wealth in thesemore modern times. At the bottom of the ravine, di rectly in front of the Arthur lot, a spring of cold, delicious water bubbles out from the foot of a gigantic elm. To this fountain everybody visiting the locality and knowing of its existence re sorts for a refreshing drink. Among the monuments in the field of vision toward the left of the Arthur plat are those of Thurlow Weed and the late secretary of the treasury, Daniel Man ning. Further round to the left stands a magnificent polished granite shaft to the memory of the revolutionary gen eral, Philip Schuyler, the defender of * the upper Hudson valley during the war for independence, while on the margins of the ravine above spoken of and about half way down the slope of the cemetery bluff arethe monuments, standing nearly opposite each other, of the revolutionary general, Gansevoort, and Governor Will iam L. Marcy, of this state. The memorial block which the friends of President Arthur have now set up by his grave stands a little to the westward of the center of the family plot. It is approached by a rise of five granite steps, curving inwardly and 10 feet wide be tween the granite newel posts, whic] are 9 feet square, with caps to corre spend. The base stone of the monumeni is 10 feet long by 6 feet 7 inches wide ant l foot 5 inches thiok. It is dressed gran ite. not polished. Ne.t above this is i polished granite block, 9 feet a mcnes long by 5 feet 8 inches wide and 7 inches thick. On this platform are two up right blocks of polished granite, about 2 feet square and the same in height, carry the massive sarcophagus, which is, of course, the main feature of the memorial structure. This is cut and polished from a single piece of Quincy granite, uniform in color and finish with the blocks it rests upon and the base piece on which they stand. The sarcophagus expands up ward uniformly on all four faces and is finished on top in the form of a roof sloping upward from the ends as well as from the sides. The dimensions at the bottom are 6 feet 9 inches by 8 feet 9. At the top the length is 8 feet with a proportional increase in the width. The depth of the sarcophagus from the peak of the roof is about 4 feet. Tie whole is polished with scrupulous care. No flaws or dislocations are to be seen. The name "ARTHUR," in plain Roman capitals, is cut into the polished base piece. No other mark of the chisel is made on the monument. A notable piece of emblematical sculp ture in bronze is placed at the northwest corner of the sarcophagus. It is a life size figure of Sorrow, female in form, in Greek drapery and head dress, and with e wings proportioned to the size of the body. The toes of one foot are exposed beneath the robe. The right bare arm hangs at leisure over the swelling outline of the hip, while the left rests upon the top of the sarcophagus, the palm of the hand upward holding the stem of a broad palm leaf which lies on the sarco phagus parallel with its longest dimen sion. The body of the figure, the wings and the palm leaf, which the left hand holds as if it was just being laid on the grave of the ex-president, are all of bronze. The design and model of the figure were made by E. Keyser, whose studio is in Madison avenue, New York, and the casting was done in Phila delphia. The spectator, viewing this monument as a whole from a distance and without seeing the name upon it, will always feel impressed with its plain massiveness. No merely purse proud friend approved of this tasteful and im posing tribute to the memory of conser vative President Arthur. The other family memorial stones on the plot are among the plainest in the cemetery. They were all set up before it was known that the remains of a presi dent would repose among the graves. The president's father's headstone, a marble slab about three feet high, bears this inscription: "Rev. William Arthur, D. D. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, 1796; died in Newtonville, Albany county, Oct. 27, 1875, aged 79 years." The mother's headstone, by the side of the father's and uniform with it, is in scribed: "Malvina Stowe, wife of William Ar thur. Born at Berkshire, Vt., April 29, 1802; died at Newtonville, Jan. 16, 1869. tHer children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her." A sister's tablet, which lies prone and is partially covered with earth and grass, is thus inscribed: "Jane, daughter of Rev. William and Itelvina Arthur. Born April 15, 1842, aged 18 years. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death." On the right of the father's and moth er's graves is that of a brother-in-law to the president, on the headstone of which the stranger reads: "William G. Gow. Born Sept. 8, 1816. Died in Cohoes, Aug. 1, 1804." Mrs. Gow, President Arthur's sister, has lived much of the time since her husband died with Mrs. John E. Mc Elroy, who had charge of the White House during her brother's administra r tion. The president lies buried by the side of his wife, who died in January of the same year in which her husband was nom n inatea for vice president in June. Her grave is marked by a marble sarcopha gus the size of an ordinary burial casket. Round the margin of the top this old English style of inscription appears in raised letters REAR VIEW OF ARTHUR'S MONUMENT. "Here lies the body of Ellen Lewis Herndon, wife of Chester A. Arthur. Bos at Culpeper C. H.,VirginiaAug. 80, l87. Died at New York, Jan. 1t, 1850." ii There are two other graves in this family group. One, mared by a delicate marble cross, is inscribed: "William Lewis Herndon Arthur; died July 8, 1868, aged 2 years 7 months." The other, a polished granite slab, bears this inscription: "Elizabeth H. Herdon, wife of Lewis Herndon, U. 8. N.; born Oct. 10, 1817, at Va.; died at Hyeres, France, April 27, 1878." The stor o how this woman's heroic I husband, Lieut. Herndon, died at sea inct Sorderthat the women and children might he saved from his sinking ship will run parallelin histoitry with the publi works Arthur. Particles In the Eye. Every mother knows how often littl ones get something in the eye. Tak, hold of the lashes of the upper lid with the left hand, and pressing the dull poin of a pencil against the middle of the lid turn it upward; then remove the sub stance with a camel's hair brush or the corner of a soft handkerchief. Particles of lime often cause great pain if they ge into the eye, as anyone who has eve; whitewashed a ceilingcan testify. Appl, weak vinegar to neutralizethe alkali anc remove the particle as directed.-Herald of Health. Tne untea tates pays $Uo,00u a year for its weather service, Great Britain $80,000, Germany $56,000, Russia $66, 000, Austria $10,000, Switzerland $6,000, France $60,000. And, though no Euro pean nation attempts to do as much as we do, or takes general observations more than once a day, the percentage of verification of predictions is rising there, which is hardly the case in this country. Our weather service, with its great coat and thorough organization, ought to he the best in the world.-Detroit Fos AKIN POWDER Absolutely Pure. This Powder never varies. A mnrvel of purity than the ordinary kinds, and 1 cannot be sold in competition with the n multitude of low test, short weight, alum or phosphalte powders. Sold only in cans. ROYAL BAKoNo POWDER CO., 107 Wall street, New York. NEW YORK a ra Cr Pardon this intrusion, but we must tell you we have given competitors A . BLACK - EYE And we did it in a fair fight, without I fear or favor. Everybody knows the sharp struggle that has gone on in d the dry goods business in this town, d and everybody will be glad that our cash system has won. This has been d no scrap for gate money; no pillow 3, fight fake, but a genuine struggle at which has taped resources to the end. We knocked out competitors by that a terrific under-cut on Dry Goods, etc., to that ended it. They refused to come d to time and the cut remains unan swered.' We are the winners, but the 8. prizes are yours. Remember that our success guarantees you the same :, high grades as ever. to PRICES LOWER THAN EVER ! of Less profit and more patronage is as our idea of future trade. We.don't n worry about patronage. Make prices er right and any trade will be sure to follow. Come and share the spoils A with the victors. ld R. D. Beckon, Prop'r New York Cash Bazaar $17,000 ! Sheriff's Sale Underand by virtue of an eecention issued out of the Distri Ct Court of the Fourth Jdiial District, County of Clhotean, Territory of Mon tana, and to me directed and delivered for a judgment rendered in said court on the 9th day of ay, A. D. 1, in favor of . . Baker & Co. and against Charls P. Thomson, for the sum of $18 0. in money, toether with cosats of suit d interest I haveied onall the right, title claim and interst of saiddefendant, of, in and to the following roperty, to entire stook of Dry os in the store re cently occupied by C. P. Thomson, on Central vene, GrPeat F alls Casaed county Montana. This isthe taonst ecoated sato k of Ds Goods and Notions ever brought to Northern Montana, sbeinhg E'l,0 in vale, to be sold at publoi auc tion. Itcomprises- Etreme French Novelties in Dress G oods, n immense variety of New Weaves and Styles inSr aod Salaae mmer Tints, Ottomans, Empessa Cloth, Teasnnis Cloth, AlpaCas, Cashmeres. Summer Fiannels, Silk Mixed, etc., ets. A ndless variety of cheap Dreas Goods, bleached and unbleached. A Rtasortment of Carpets. Mattianss Oil0 A larges assootmnt of Bedding, Mattresses, Pillows, Blankets, ®lltc, etc. Ladies'and Gentlemen's Glovesi of all styles and shades. Shawls, Saummer Wraps, Newmarkets, Jackets and Ciroalas. Notions in endlessa variety. Underwear in all styylss. In fat everything to be found in a flrstotsss Dry loods store, Als tls following store faxtsres: Four Show Casrs, One Cloak Rack, One Mirror, One Ribbon Case, n Pour Tables, SHat Stand, tove, Sofa, Bedstead, Washatand, SItop-laddaer, Chairs I Four Boast Store-Lanps, Hat Rack four Lamps, bCounters, Shelving, eta. INotice is herebby given that on Monday, the 27th day of May, 1889, AT 1 O'CLOCK P. M., 1Of said day. and to continue from day to dany Suntilsold,l. d sad all the right, tls andin terest of said Cha. . Thomson in and tothe Sabove descrhedproperty, or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy plaintiff!, cainm, be. aides all costa interest and accruing cost. S This sale wll tk e at the lststore of C P, Thomson, Great Fans, atpuaiobactoi oi cash in hand, t h ighesste destbidde C. P. Downing, Sheriff.' Dated Great Falls, Mont.. this 18th day of May, S A NASAL INJECTOR free with each bottle of Shiloh's Catarah Remedy. Price 0 centas For sale by Lape3re Bro. it CROUP WHOOPING COUGH and a Bronchitis immediately cured by Shiloh's w Cure. For sale at Lapeyre Bros. THE GREAT Sale of Sales! NOW GOING ON AT HARRIS, the Clothier's. EVERYTHING REDUCED : 500 Suits at $5, formerly - - $ 8 200 Suits at $7, formerly - - 10 100 Suits at $10, formerly - - 15 100 Suits at $12, formerly - - 18 A like reduction in all our departments of len's Furnishings, Hats & Shoes THEY MUST ALL BE SOLD, HARRIS, The Clothier. One Price. - - i Square Dealing. Great Falls Boat House. ON BROADWATER BAY, NEAR R. R. BRIDGE. The finest boats in the Northwest, and the best boating anywhere. FISHING TACKLE TO LET. J. D. TAYLOR, Prop'r. OREGON AND NATIVE L T .71VI BE' I, , -ALSO Wood and Coal. A large and well assorted stock of all kinds of Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors, Windows and Building Material constant ly on hand. G. H. Goodrich. Dress Making and Millineryl. MRS. E. L. DUSSAULT, (Recently oef Duluth) Will Open on April I Oth a Large Stock. of Goods IN THE LUTHER BLOCx, ROOM FOIMEBRLY OCCUPIED BY JENSEN. Mrs. Dessault has had sixteen years experience in-the largest cities, and will establish the above business in accordance with the strong ehcouragement accorded her by the ladies of Great Falls. H. NALBACH, Leading Merchant Tailor, OF NORTHERN MONTANA. Just Received a New Stock of Spring and Summer Clothes. Second St., bet. Central and First Ave. ~Nnrth. SHar gMartin & a rl, W OO L. Liberal cash advances made on consignments. Sight draft with original bill of lading attached. No. 132 Federal Street, BOSTON, - - - MASS. . - --:. ---- E. V. RUBOTTOM, Paper-Hanging and lrsaning * HOUSE PAINTING AND CALCIMINING. Third street, bet First and Second Ave. South. Great Falls BACH, CORY & CO Great Falls, Montana. Groceries, Hardware, Crockery, Stoves and Tinware. We carry the largest stock of Groceries and Hardware in Northern Montana. GROCERY DEPARTMENT. This stock is all new goods of the best grades only. We buy everything in car ]e from first hands and our prices cannot be met west ot the Missouri river. Hardware Department. This is the largest and most complete stock carried in this portion of the terr. ritory. This stock includes Mining Tools, Steel, Iron, etc., Blacksmith Supplies f all kinds, Builder's and General Hardware, Heating and Cooking Stoves and a fll assortment of Tin and Granite Ware. S. C. AsHBY. C . A IROADnVATR, S. C. ASHOBY & CO., HELENA AND GREAT FALLS.. ise / eeoremieoP( F.. McCormick's Celebrated Mowers and Binders, MITCHELL FARM AND SPRING WAGONS, THOMAS RAKES AND KEYSTONE HAY LOADERS, Fine Carriages, Buggies, Phwtons, Buokboards & Road Carts. $-P We carry in stock a full lipe of Team and Buggy Harness, SuddA Bridles, Whips, Lap Robes Curry Combs, Brushes, etc. Also Acme, Disc, Slrit Tooth and Drag Harrows, Hoosier Drills and Seeders, Superior Drill, Planet Jr. G.. den Cultivators and" Drills, Wall T'ents, Wagon Covers, Feed Mills, Barb Wire, et S, DEDERIOK HAY PRESSES. BLA.I` T3 'TIEB. Furst & Bradley's Sulky, Gang and Walking Ploes EXTRAS FOR MACHINERY. Will offer this month A Late Importation of Gent' Cothi0, Suoh as Scotch Cheviots and Worsteds, At a great reduoation in price, ranging allthe way from $6.50, $8.50, $9, $1R 5, 3 17, 2250, $S0. LADIES AND GENTS CRUSHERS In an endless variety of color, Will sell them from 75e, $1; $850, $1.75, , $2.50. Not equaled in town. CENT *U I!WSHINCS, etc. In GENTS' SHIRTS 'you will d the .onMit.4 ind' largest assor ment,' such as Silk ass and Cheviots ranging in price from m We have also a large collection- of NEOK WEAR, whioh we will sel at :25. cents. Our stock. of BOOTS ABNP SHOES is. very ; largme and all very munh below ,regular prieas. JI- Mail rdera' promptly attended to. . N ATHAN., THE ONE-PRICE CLOTHIER. GREAT FALLS, - -- - - - - - - O SHOES,! SHOES! SHOESI Budge & Kenkel, CENTRAL. AVENUE. Boots ! Bots! Boopts