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PULITZER TO PA1US
PRESENTATION OF WASHING-TON-LAFAYETTE
Cnttltud I rnwf for Her tisaeroo
C-Oneratloa I Oar ftlraggla
dependence and Llbsrtjr-A Tribal
m Bartholdi mud rlltier.
Paris, Duo. 8. Bright weathtr
booe opon the ceremony today of uu
veiling the group of statuary of Wash
ington and Lafayette, modeled by the
wsllknowu sculptor, Frederick Au
gaat Bartholdi, and presented to the
city of Paris by Joseph Pulitter, editor
f the New York World. A notable
assemblage witnessed the unveiling.
Among tbe company present were:
Henry Viguaud, first secretary of the
United State embassy; Major San
ford C Kellogg, miliury attache, aud
Lieutenant R. P. Rodger, naval at
taohe of the embassy; the Hon. Will
iam T. (Juimby, United States minis
ter to the-Netherlands; Samnel E.
Moras, United States oonsol-general in
Paris; Ueueral MoOook; M. Bartholdi,
the aoulptor; the prefect of the Seine;
M. Freimigo, designer of the pedestal;
a number of French official, and many
The site of the bronse group is at
the west end of the Pace des Etata
Unia, in the most fashionable quarter
.Ballard Smith, London correspond-
est of the New York World, first made . fo; trU1 jn le8g thau 0U6year.
THE DEPARTMENT OF WAR.
asggsaUone Heram"1"""" l
Secretary Herbert's lienor.
Washington, Doc, 8. The annual
report of the secretary of the navy ia
very exhaustive document of 80,000
words with numerous table.
After reoltiug the fact of tht com
pletiou and oommisatoiilug of the new
warship Olympia, Miuueapolia nd
Indiana, built by contract, aud the
Maine, Texas and Amphttrtte, built at
government navy yards, the secretary
calls attcutiou to the failure of the
ram Katahdin to make the rate of speed
named in the contract for her con
struction. ud refer the matter to con
gress. He say the department expect
the Terror and Monaduook to toe tu
commission by February I, 18lrt, and
the Puritau about July I, 181W. He
ays delay have occurred in construc
tion of vessel by the custom of trans
ferring workmeu from the ooustruotion
to the repair departments, in order to
avoid increasing the force of workmen.
This custom has becu abolished iu the
government yard, and the secretary
enter protest against the habit of
congress of relieviug contractor from
penalties imposed for delay by the de
partment The secretary pay a high compli
ment to the excellence of construction
of the new vessels.
Of the vessel now in eourse of con
struction, ha predicts that the first
class battleship Iowa will be complet
ed about October, 1897. The first class
battleship Massachusetts is practically
completed, except as regards the ar
mor. It is estimated that the vessel
can be completed in about eight week
after the delivery of her armor. The
first class battleship Oregon is as far
advanced as is practical before the de
livery of armor and guumouuts. About
six months will be required for their
installation. The Brooklyn will not
DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESS
OF THE NORTHWEST.
a short speech, presenting the group
of statuary, and was frequently ap
plauded. He said:
"I am here today as the representa
tive of Joseph Pulitzer, who honors
himself and his country in presenting
this statue of Washington and Lafay
ette, kindred names in the deepest af
fections of the two peoples, to this
beautiful and histories! chief city of
our sister republic If he could have
been here, Mr. Pulitzer would doubt
less say more than I can of the patri
otic and affectionate motives which in
spired his gift; but we can perhaps
sufficiently interpret Mr. Pulitzer's
cardinal motive by quoting the inscrip
tion that he has prepared for the
statue, which is meant to be, as he has
written it, and speaking as he undoubt
edly may, for all our fellow-citizens:
" 'Homage to France, in gratitude
for her generous co-operation in the
struggle of the people of the United
States for liberty and independence.' "
Mr. Smith then alluded to the fact
that it was Mr. Pulitzer's good fortune,
as editor and proprietor of the New
York World, to inaugurate the popular
subscription which gave a worthy ped
estal to M. Bartholdi's statute of
"Liberty Enlightening the World," in
New York harbor, and in conclusion,
in Mr. Pulitzer's name, he presented
the group to the city of Paris.
The military band that was present
thereupon played the "Marseillaise,"
M. Bourd, vice-president of the Paris
municipal council, in accepting the
gift for the city, briefly reviewed the
history of the two men thus represented
in bronze, and said that the nnion of
flags under which Washington and
Lafayette stood hand in hand repre
jtented really the union of the people of
the two republics. He hoped the
echoes of today's cheers would traverse
the ocean and unite even more closely
the two nations. He thanked Mr. Pu
litzer warmly, and also M. Bartholdi
for the manner in which he carried out
A Tramp Convention
"Wichita, Kan., Dec. 3. A two days'
convention of tramps of the Southwest
adjourned last night It was held on
the Arkansas river, between Welling
ton and Winfield. About 1,500 men
were present. Kansas City Jim pre
sided. He arrived here today, and,
being elected president, will make his
headquarters here. A Christmas holi
day convention will be held at Hot
Springs, Ark., and the regular summer
-convention has been designated for
Cripple Creek. , Colo. The time will
he designated in the regular tramp al
phabet on all the railroad depots and
watertanks, when Kansas City Jim
fixs it His quarters here are in a va
cant room connected with the police
.station. The police cater to him, as
his residence here is a sure protection
against tramp depredations in this city.
No substitute for wood for some
parts of vessels having been found, the
department has adopted the electric
fireproofiug company's method of treat
ing the wood used.
RICHER THAN CRIPPLE CREEK
Another Minim Camp From
Much I Kxnccted.
Denver, Dec. 8. The splendid career
of Cripple Creek may be repeated and
possibly eclipsed by West Creek which
is within fifty miles of Denver and al
most in sight of the dome of the capi
tol. The greatest activity prevails
among the miners and prospectors and
townsite boomers. There are now sev
eral hundred assessments worked and
the surveying of claims has just begun.
There will probably be several thou
sand claims surveyed and recorded be
The miners claim the mineral is
richer than that of Cripple Creek on
the surface. It is lodged in clearly de
fined veins and can be easily traced.
While the entire country is covered
with a thick growth of magnificent
timber, the drift is shallow and does
! not operate as a barrier to the discov
ery of leads as in many other camps.
The accessibility of the camp is cer
tain to make it a favorite. It is locat
ed twentv-one miles south
station on the Denver,
New I tmuriM and l.umlwr Mill, -oris
aud Water Work-Minim and
Nhlnnlng Information tlnthsred From
Many aoareee-Oregoa New.
A prairie fire near Burn destroyed
over 1,000 ton of hay.
A logging tramway ha Just bee"
completed at Fiahtrap, liear Coquillo,
Another aliiion eaunery will prob
ably be established at Kogue river iu
A now coinpauy of the Third regi
ment, O. N. U., haa boeu mustered iu
Uraut oouuty, ha an abundance of
hay aud feed for the stock of that
Peudletou ia organising a boys' bras
band. The members are to be from 10
to 1 5 year of age.
A ash and door factory i to be built
at Coquiile City by a stock company
formed at a mass meeting of citUon.
T. P. Mondeuhall, a pioneer aettler
of Umatilla county, ia dead. He was
5 year of age aud resided at Foster.
(ju account of low water, the result
of dry weather, few Coiuille fishermen
luado expenses during the suaaou just
The chamber of commerce of Astoria
ha adopted a memorial asking con
gress to fortify the mouth of the Co
lumbia aud to establish a quarantine
station at that place.
The re-organ ixatiou and enlargement
of the Oregon and Washington Millers'
Association has been announced. With
i this association will be a mutual
tire insurance company which will re
duce the cost of insurance one-hall.
Receiver McNeill, of the O. R. & N.
Co., possesses a rare relic, dug from an
old Indian grave near Wallula. it is
a silver medal, made by the United
States government for distribution
among prominent Indian chief by
Lewis aud Clarke on their famous trip
across the continent nearly 100 years
Cherokee Inter-Marriage Law.
Tahlequah, I. T., Nov. 29. A bill
passed both houses of the Cherokee
legislature today, repealing the inter
marriaee law, relative to Cherokees
and whites. Whites who h"ve hereto
fore married into the tribe will, how
ever, retain their citizenship, but no
rights in the nation can hereafter be
acquired by whites intermarrying,
provided the chief signs the bill.
Th e fall fishing has closed
lamet, and about 100,000
salmon have been packed.
North Yakima has joined
treuebmeut procession by cutting down
the salaries of city officials.
Mrs. Bailey Oatzcrt has given
000 for a free kindergarten for the
children of the poor of Seattle.
The new packing house at Seattle, is
neariug completion. The machinery
has not yet arrived from the East
The second annual show of the Ta
coma Poultry Association will lie held
December 31, January 1, 2, 3, aud 4.
The job priniting offices of Seattle
have formed a company, representing
tfOO.OOO, for the purpose of putting
prices on a paying basis.
A oounty fair association has been
of Platte incorporated at Spokaue with a capital
Leadville & t stock of $10,000 and with its principal
Gunnison railway and eighteen miles j place of business at Cheney,
north of Woodland Park, on the Colo-1 Dayton decided at her recent city
rado Midland road. Two stage lines , election that there should be no sahxm
are kept busy between Woodland Park j licenses granted in that town. There
and West Creek and one between were tbirty-one votes cast by women
Platte station and the camp. Two nnder the new charter,
towns Tyler and Peberton have already j There ig ftn effort ing made to or
been established and there are nearly ; glinize a oompany for the purpose of
1,000 people in the camp. I building a flour mill at Edwall. A
i... .r.u.ii.yit of the state
...i.,.u. ...i.l tint lustier now rested
tlrely with the local board, and thai U
wit probably a questiou with thorn It
a market cau be found for th school
A well known stockman, at Ulasgow,
sava, speaking of Mock Inter.!: Th"
heavy shipment this year were mainly
ou account of the large number f
steer that had matured. Then the
range were wot in the best of condi
tion, and thl prompted cattlemen to
ship everything thai was available.
The average prloe of the season hve
been a great disappointment to the
A telegraph Hue ia to bo erected be
tweou Northport and Koaslaud.
The Canadian Oenoral Klectrleal
Company ha secured the contract for
thecoustructiou of the electric light
plant at NeUou.
A British Columbia capitalist has
conceived the Idea of putting traction
etigiue on the Cariboo road from Ash
croft to the Cariltoo mining country for
hauling it supplies and taking out the
product of the mine.
A big gold dredging plant will Ui
put in operation iu March lu the Que
nelle river. Steel-toothed bucket of
cast-iron, weighing from 1,000 pounds a
ton are operated on a reversible cable
stretching from show to shore. All
kinds of dirt, even immense boulder
are takeu out aud dumped into a flume
fed by centrifugal pump for washing.
Au Ottowa firm i now at work ou the
MemU'r of the well known Barbour
thread firm, of Liaburu, Ireland, have
been in the province for the past two
week for the purpose partly of observ
ing the capabihtie of British Colum
bia for tlax growing with a view to in
troducing that iuduaty. The Harbour
already supply the great bulk of the
twine used for salmon nets, and have
also la-en in the Fraser river districts
iu connection with that business. A
great trouble with salmon nets has
boeu the difficulty iu getting twine to
withstand the phosphorus in the wa
ters of the coast, aud the firm have re
celitly succeeded iu obtaining a twine
that is not subject to this trouble.
The California in Quarantine.
New York, Dec. 3. The Anchor line
steamer California, which arrived this
morning from the Mediterranean, with
cabin and steerage passengers embarked
at Naples, has one case of smallpox on
board, a woman. The steamer was de
tained at quarantine, and the patient
transferred to the reception hospital.
Another New World's Kecord.
Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 27. The
Coliseum at Nashville, this city's new
enterprise, was inaugurated tonight
with the breaking of a world's record.
L. D. Barret, of Lincoln, Neb., rode
two miles unpaoed in 4:49 1-5. The
record was 4:54, made in January by
Starbrongh at Madison Square Garden.
The Effect the Fasnenger Hate War Has
San Francisco, Dec. 3. The rate
war between the Southern Pacific and
the Oregon Railway & Navigation,
over coastwise passenger travfl, has
seriously affected trans-Pacific rates,
particularly the business of the Pacifio
Mail steamers. The Umatilla started
for the Sound today, with a big load of
passengers, and Colonel Mention, of
the Southern Pacific, was on the dock,
keeping tally of all who went aboard.
Among the steerage passengers were
thirty Japanese, bound for their native
land, via Victoria and the Canadian
Pacific steamers. They claim that
they have been discriminated against j
hitherto by the Pacific Mail Company, j
in favor of the Chinese, although I
theirs is the shorter haul, and they
have at length found a cheaper route.
TVib Pacific Mail has been chartrinK i50
fnr flhinesfi. while the .Tananese wereV,
forced to pay $51. The fare from Vic
toria on the Canadian Pacific steamers
is $41, and as the fare from San Fran
cisco to Victoria, at present, is $5, the
total cost of the passage to Japan, via
the Sound, is only The party of
Japanese which left on the Uamtilla is
the third that has taken that route,
and altogether the Pacific Mail has lost
about 120 Japanese passengers in that
way. It is Btated that the first class
rate of $8 to Puget sound points is also
liable to affect cabin travel.
capital of $10,000 is required, a good
share of which has been raised.
The newly proposed salmon cannery
at Richardson is fast developing into a
reality. A pile driver, preparatory to
constructing the company's wharves is
being built, the piling for the new
net wharf is out, and 40,000 feet of
lumber is on the ground.
The outlixjk for the shipping busi
ness at Port Townsend is very bright
at the present time. High freight
rate are offered aud all available ves
selB have been chartered. There is a
big demand for vessels to carry lumber
to foreign and domestic ports. Ship
ping agents report a stronger demand
for vessels and a better freight rate
than at any time since 1889.
The Paris Again Heady for Service.
New York, Dec. 3. The Paris,
which has been undergoing repairs at
CramDs' shipyards and which was
thoroughly cleaned and painted at
Newport News, arrived in port this af
ternoon. She will take the New York's
nlace on the schedule and the latter
will go to the Cramps' yard and under
go the Bame overhauling as her sister
Attributed to the Karthtnake.
Cincinnati, Dec. 3. Since the re
cent rains it has been found that cis
terns in different parts of the Ohio
valley no longer hold water. The cis
terns have been dry for months, and
the general theory is that the cement
was cracked by the recent earthquake,
which was so distinctly felt through
out the Ohio valley, October 31. ,
A movement is on foot among the
local capitalists to form a company to
light by electricity the towns of Oem
A vein of coal, of an excellent coke
ing quality, has been found on Smith's
Fork, near Cokeville. Cokeing ovens
are being constructed.
State Timber Expert C. O. Brown
has so far estimated 20,000 acres, con
taining 320,000,000 feet, divided as
follows: White pine, 120,000,000 leet;
yellow pine, 6,000,000 feet.
Thire are half a million acres in the
Jez Perce reservation. "All are rea
sonably worth $10 au acre. From
$5,000,000 to $10,000,000 will there
fore be added to the taxable wealth of
It is reported that a Chicago com
pany will take hold of the Horseshoe
Bend placer proposition, on Salmon
river, near Grangeville, and will com
mence the work this winter. It is es
timated that it will cost $50,000 to cut
through the Bend and get water on the
Billings is agitating a complete
Bids have been received by Anaconda
for the erection of a city halL
The Anaconda mine was located in
1876. It has put in Montana $72,-
SPIRIT OF THE PRESS.
Kdltorlal Oplnl'-na on Jiutlon of th
Day by Leading Journal.
St. lilo'.e-l'cmn.Tal 1
An iucrease of revenue from some
sources apparently will be needed,
November ami December are expected
to show slight surpluses, but these may
not offset the deficit of October and the
one likely to occur in January., This
questiion of providing additional gov
ernment receipts may come up to
bother congress. Both parties would
like to dodge this issue, but they may
be forced to face it
That t'uner Kerth.
The railroads should pusli the move
ment to compel Pullman to reduce the
urice of upper berths iu sleeping cars.
An upper berth isn't worth as much
money as a lower one at least people
won't pay as much for an upper if they
cau help it At fifty cents less it is
quite probable that the upcr iu any
particular car would be sold as quickly
as the lowers.
Sow York Kveiiing Poi.)
The protest of the New York cham
ber of commerce against the "recent
warlike utterances by men prominent
in public life," suggests the question
who the persons and classes are iu this
country really desirous of a foreign
war. War talk is thick, but whero
are the warriors? War hath no fury
like a non-combatant Tho testimony
of nearly all tho great captains of mod
ern times, from Wellington to Oraut,
is that war is a slus'kiiig calamity to
civilization, into which nothing but
the direst necessity should ever drive
a great nation.
KHaheth Cariy Htantoil.
Utiltimoro AutcriCiin. j
Slie is in many respects one of the
most remarkable women of her time.
She was never a wild reformer of im
aginary wrongs, but a sensible, practi
cal woman of superior mind of unques
tioned ability, a born leader among her
own sex, seeking no notoriety, but al
ways devoted to the cause in which she
enlisted. One of the greetings sent her
by thirty members of the family of
John Bright spoke of her as "the
friend of the enslaved African, the
doughty champion of peace, of temper
ance, of moral reform, and for sixty
years tho eloquent advocate of the
claims of motherhood and women."
FOR ANOTIlKIt TKIAL
DURRANT'S ATTORNEYS READ
The, a Krjr Artl.1 l'IU"
U r l l'l'r CMwrMlMi lh
( rim ad Hurtanf Trial.
f.r la ! IMiwtaaal uf Juror Mrowa.
Han Krniloo, Nov. l. Theodore
Durrant appeared before huperlor
Judge Murphy today for aoiiuuiin. fr
the murder of Blanch UmonL II
baiked well-lionrlhcd and contented,
sNudiug the lime before tho opetilng
of court l reading paper and ohattliig
with friend aud counsel. When the
case was called, General Dickinson, for
the defendant. egU to read from
bundle of 1161 type-wrltleu page of
affidavit, ou which lie laod hi mo
tion for a new trial. Tim affidavit
include every article published by
every local paper concerning the crime
and Durrant' trial, Iu the affidavit
Durrani lav particular atreaa ou th
........... i il.ut aoiiie wt!UCMN for tha
defense refunod to l.mtltfy lu hia behalf
lieeause of the oommeiit In advance of
the iiewipapera, Hefcrenoe w also
made to the action of the oort "
granting peremptory challenge of the
prosecution to Juror Walter M. Brown,
u. i.. I.,., i uo.vut.Hl aud aworu to
try the case. Th" actioii of the court
in accepting O. P. Nathan a Juror wa
also dealt with aud the record of the
court quoted to show that Nalloiu was
accepted In the faint of the challenge of
tin' dofcndal L
Not a point wa overhs'ked, and the
affidavit eveu recounted U attempted
attack upon Durrant by an unkuown
person In the corridor of the city hall
during the prugres of the trial. Kef
ference wa also made to the crowd
who gathered daily at the oouuty Jail
aud city halt to see the prisoner taken
to and from Jail to the court
Dickiusou consumed the entire day
lu reading the aUldav it. District At
torney Barnes will also present oouu
ter affidarit and argue the motion.
Tho decision of the court on the mo
tion will not likely be made fur sev
CLEVELAND'S LAST TERM.
.ine recent periormancns or the new
battleship Indiana, with the other im
provements in the American navy,
have generated considerable enthusi
asm as to the future of tho United
States forces on sea, hut this need
blind no one to the urgent need of
some reform in the system under which
the service of our great war vessels is
at present conducted. There will be
doubtless introduced at tho next session
of congress a bill to readjust the sys
tem of organization in the naval ser
vice, and if the ships are to have ca
pable officers to man them the change
cannot be made too soon.
Cleveland Inherent reatnan.
(Ne York Mall and Ki, !.
President Cleveland's inherent great
ness nowhere appeared more vividly
than in his issue of the usual Thanks
giving proclamation, just in time to
head off tho election returns. It
wouldn't have been taken seriously by
any Democrat in tbe land if it had
Ho mf Jmrih JiSitiuii the Arlor. and
Ilia I'eraonal r'neml
St. Paul, IVo. 3. Iu conversation
with friends today, tho closest friend
that President Cleveland has, aside
from hi political associates, and sr
hap the closest Hiroual friend of his
family Joseph Jefferson, tho veteran
actor said that President Cleveland
was finishing his last term iu the
Whit House, aud after March 4, I Ml),',
would Isicome au ex presideul and
would remain so.
"I suppose the president enjoy get
ting out ou the water, where he is
quite certain that he cannot be got at
by politicians?" suggested ouo gentle
man. "So glad is he," said the el. I actor,
"that he never will bo bothered with
them ilk'" i". after his present term ex
pires, Mr. ( leveliind will uever aceept
another nomination, and would not
have lax-ome a caudiiUte in IH'ji, e
eept for Mrs. Cleveland. She desired
it so earnestly that ho went iuto it
himself with the idea of winning. But
nothing cau change his present deter
mination not to run agaiu. "
In a general talk it transpired that
during tho past summer au arrange
ment wa made that will lie carried
out when the president retire. He
will make a trip itrouud the world, and
the conipauiou on this journey Mill bo
K. C. Benedict
The ) aller 4'e.
Washington, Nov. 28 The Kansas
congressional delegation, as mmit as
possible alter tlio lilty-touriu congress
begins, will introduce resolutions ill
I both houses lisikiiig to au investiga
tion of the circumstances connected
with the arrest and imprisonment of
ex-Consul Waller. The memlsrs of
the delegation take the position that
the United States is entitled to the
record of the trial as a matter of right,
and therefore should not aide it as au
act of comity. Tho probabilities are
they will try to secure the passage of
a resolution instructing the govern
ment to stand by its demand for the
dixnimmit. Tho first resolution, how
ever, only will call for tho correspond
ence iu the case,
Harry Hay ward t'oiiffnneR.
Minneapolis, Nov. '4H. Harry Hay
ward, who is to be hanged next mouth
for the murder of Catherine Oing, anil
who has protested that he is innocent,
has confessed bis guilt. At tho time
of his trial, Harry ende-ivored to show
that it was his brother Adry who mur
dered the dressmaker, Miss Oing, who
had money and other transactions with
Harry, and had been very intimate
with him. Harry Hayward, who had
been refused a new trial, made several
attempts to break jail.
Will Not I'rimerute the Indian.
Baltimore, Nov. 28. On tho request
of Jacob Horn, the father of little
Johnny Horn, who was killed by tho
Indian Mohawk, of Buffalo Bill's
troupe, State Attorney Kerr today
nolle prossed the case against the In
dian. The father wrote that, upon
investigation, he is convinced the deed
was wholly accidental. Mr. Cody has
come forward and paid him a sum of
money for expenses, etc., and he is un
willing to prosecute the case further.
Governor Richards, in speaking of ' been delayed another day.
Huinlli on the California.
New York, Dec. 3. Tho Anchor line
steamer California, which arrived this
morning from the Mediterranean, with
cabin and steerage passenger em
barked at Naples, has one case of small
pox on board, a woman. The steamer
was detained at quarantine, and the
patient transferred to the reception
Tha l oadllloa u .
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Washington, n,,,, t,0
lloka Hm I ih i,f .I.- i. .' . "
; iiitniia ii
nieiit, haa mad lug imiu.i
the prldeut It rvw, ,l; fi
the department begin,,!,,.. 1
titan service, and calls .MentiuJ
trlct niiforoBiiimn chilli, . 1
glveu to ctvll tervliw refrm V
to those plc covered ti; tht'oh
orvlon and tho. u WnUlB h
thl service do not apply,
The atvretary dwells tip. u,,.
tty of eliminating ,Mm , '
luaiisgemeut of Indian atr.ir, "
conducting each reaw.u,',,
trtetly business prlimipl
being to make every Iiu,8 .
in in upon tho rr-anrvsiluu m
porting and ready, a snuu u
to assume the duties of oiling,,
be freed from th patxriul era u
government The mmnry ih
If tha resource of tha rirrtioi
treated intelligently, and tl, i
accustomed to Islair, In ,,w
practically all the Indlaiu on U
The secretary rooomuinuili u,
gatilaation of the bureau f,,),
FindThat Instead ()f inlw
mtasioiier of Indian attaint, i i
service 1st placed In clur,o (
commissioner, two of them to
vilisns to be appointed froiudi!
political parties and ,, lo
tailed army o nicer,
Moootul That the tenure of (jj
au Indian agent ho dependent oj,
faithful dtschargn of hi rtuti
apMiluliueut aud romovsli be
by the president upoii rocomutcai
of the three commissioner 0( 1
Third That cIhiwiIIim! m-rvic
tended over all the iilMinliniie
tlous, both at the ageucie anil
The reduction of 30 'r ecta, i
the law required lo Iw inailn lu a
tiou with the Indian contract
ha Ink'ii sir lolly carried nut, u
secretary dd that there mvmi
uo reason why such reduction ,
not tHintiuue from year to ywir
the system of government aid t
turlau school ahull teriinnstm
Kcferriug to the allotmenti
secretary say there are a mini!
change which should I mails
preseut allotment system, whi
quire congressional action. Aco
to the present law, au Indian br
a outsell of the United htsUi a
ccivlug hi allotment
In any esse bo Is ready hi t
land twfore ha is prepared fr tli
sequence of cttlciinhip. Allel
should ls made o,i Mon n
Ilium are opened. Kach Indian i
tai settled upon bis homestead
sclfupprtiug before cltlxeiui
conferred tijaui him. When c
ship la conferred, the goverunirut
Mi let hliu atone ami allow hint t
hi place, surrounding hiiu wi
more restraint and giving him si
help than i accorded to other n
Under the preseut ysleni, liulii
whom allotments havo been ui'
upon whom citixciishtp h b
fcrred still receive cnorniouigrat
and Heed every dollar they recnii
Upon each reservation a part i
Indian will he ready for clti
Is fore others, and all are rest
land slid to work it before t'
ready for citizenship. The law i
Isi changed so that allotmeiiU r
mude tiiaiti the p'coinuieiiilaliun 1
agent to those, who are ready I
and patent should bo issued lat"
the approval of the secretary "
termr to these Indians upon t
themselves ready to receive th
Hu ali recommend that gene
thority, w ith the approval of the
dent, Iri given the Indian ourt
sell parts of Indian reservation
money to 1ms used for the paymt
lands" for the purchase of sgrict
implement and cattlo for tho 1;
who may reside ou the rem
Koferring lo the UiiiioiiipaK"
vation, he otitis attention to th
that through tho geogolical surv
examination has been made of t
sonilo beds; which seem to l 1,1
great value, and he recommend
lation to allow these deposit to I
or leased to the highest bidder.
Tho report review the Jueksni
disturbances, and gives an aecut
the active means taken by tlio
ment to secure justice for the kit.
the Bannock Indians July 15 la
also to preserve peace Is'tweeti t
dians aud whites. Ho rooimnen
peaceful course of tho Indian
circumstances so extremely agti
ing on the part of the whites.
A lloaton lindertaltlii.
Bostou, Nov. 2N. A ux'etiii
tended by over 1,000 persons, I
whom were many Bostou "t'1,,t
pit), wa held iu the Bijou the
day to orgaui.o the movement f
vuting the stage. Henry A. I
presided. Ho stated that tho pi
to lease some theater in Boston
short season and give a series of
rieal Tiorforiiiunccs. probably th
week, for two weeks. The plaj
to t selected from the French, I
aud Oerinau scIkkjIs. Tho prod
any, are to be devoted to charity.
Nn, Ith llerritts Hurge.
London, Nov. 28. At Boli"
Club today in a tweuty-rouud c
for 700 between Jem Hmith and
Burge, Smith won in the ninth r
Smith weighed 178 pounds,
Burge weighed only 140 pound
the lirst round Burge aparcd to
Smitn at his mercy, but he uuv
allowed his opponent to rest duru
next rouud. As it result, Ham" i
himself together, and, by sheer fo
weight, knocked Burge all
ring. Burge fell down repeii
without being struck by Smith,
this he wa dually disqualified.