The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, April 18, 1889, Image 2

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PrscUsutlos ty tk Govtmor.
To m Pnoru of Nibrasxa: Tha
President of the United States has des
ignated Thursday, the 30th day of the
present month, as a day of thanksgiv
ing and praise to Almighty God for his
oonntless blessings bestowed upon the
people of the American republio daring
the first century of its existence. It
may not be out of place for the under
signed to supplement the same to the
people of Nebraska, for both the nation
and the state have unlimited cause for
gratitude to Him who controls the af
fairs of men and nations for having en
abled them to reach their present ex
alted position in the career of human
progress and enlightened civilization.
The 30th day of April will be forever
memorable, for it is the rounding out of
the first century the nation has Uvea.
It commemorates the year, the day and
the hour when George Washington was
inaugurated as the first President of the
United States. We might almost greet
it in the language of the song, "nan
Mighty Day." The inauguration of the
first President was destined to exert a
potential influence upon human affairs
which was beyond the power of human
foresight to measure. The infant nation
was emerging from struggling weakness
to take a place upon the map of nations,
sod it has now, in the limit of one hun
dred years, become a great power, stand
ing in the front rank among the nations.
Surely there is the most abundant reason
for thankfulness and homage to Him
who doeth all things well.
The people of Nebraska tve special
cause for gratitude to our heavenly
father for the rich blessings he has con
ferred nion ns. Starting from the day
of small things, Nebraska, then
feeble territory, has grown to be a great
commonwealth, a proud member of the
American union. On the day named
let ns render our tributes of homage
and praise to the Most High. Let all
the people rejoice and be glad.
The dawn of the centennial morn'
should be ushered in with the booming
of cannon and the ringins of bells let
the stars and stripes float from every
flag staff.
I respectfnlly but earnestly invite the
people of all creeds and faiths, Chris
tians and Hebrews, Protestants and
Catholics, native and foreign, white and
colored, to sssemble in their accus
tomed places of publie worship and of
fer op their adoration and songs of
praise to His holy name, and invoke
His blessings upon this people and na
tion during the coming century. I in
vite the ministers of our holy religion
to discourse at that time upon matters
relating to the historio event we should
that day commemorate.
At high noon let the bells again peal
out joyous sounds, reminding all that
the first century has ended and another
has bemn. - ..,.,.,.. c
We believe in the snpreme ruler of
the universe, and that his guiding hand
has led us as a nation. It is, therefore,
becoming in us to manifest to the world
oar full recognition of this conviction.
Let the day be given to God, to
country, and to public praise and re
joicing, and let ftU join in the glad ac
claim ol ' Ulory to Uod ana the Migli
est" for the triumph in this land of free
dom, righteousness and peace.
. In testimony whereof I have hereunto
set my hand, and caused to lie affixed
the great seal of the state of Nebraska.
John M. Thatsb.
By the Governor:
G. L. Laws, Secretary of State.
Itt MetbXist people of Sidney
have commenced the erection of a par
sonage for their pastor.
Grant is to have a $13,000 hotel, to
be built by sn eastern man.
Johnnie Maloney, of Omaha, a ?
year-old lad, was ran over by the can
the other day, his body being cut in
J. C. McBride has been appointed
a member of the fish commission bv
Gov. Thayer and will enter npon hu
duties at once.
The Niobrara Pioneer says that a
large number ot emigrants will camp al
that town and rent farms during the
season, so as to be ready for the open
ing of the Sioux reservation.
Pat Shiel was oonvicled at airbury
of mnrder in the second decree for the
rilling of Samuel Atkinson last Octo
ber. The jury balloted three timet
ana were out but lew minutes.
A man answering the description of
William Shiner, a horse thief, from
HcArthur Junction, O., was arrested at
Clark last week.-
Sinoe the publio whipping of
tramps at Fairbnry, but few of them
Have put in an appearanoe.
Admirers of Buffalo Bill at North
Platte presented him with a silver bit
on the eve of his departure for Europe
a. u. .Lawrence, a farmer who is
charged with selling mortgaged stock
and had bee in hiding for several days
past, came ihvj nyracuse last week and
gave himself up. He went before Jus
tice Stanbro end was admitted to bail in
the sum of S50U !.,t which his friends
beeams eeourity.
Captain Payne has been designated
by Commander Davis, ot the Nebraska
G. A. R, as advance agent for the Ne
braska delegation to the national en
campment at Milwaukee, with instruc
tions to proceed at ones to that city and
secure commodious quarters for the
boys during the encampment.
The new county of Thurston eon
tains 418 square miles.
Inspector Turnbuirs report shows
that there were MS licensed saloons in
Omaha April 1.
Dobbs k Everett, attorneys, have
bronght suit in the district court of
Gage county against the Chicago, Bur
lington k Qniney for $5,000 damages,
occasioned by the death of James Per
singer, an employe of the company,
who was killed by falling from high
trestle at Omaha, December 10, last,
while in the discharge of hit duties as
Gresham citizens have decided to
build a ff2,509 school house, work to
commence at once.
The dwelling house of Frank Cras
til in the northern part of Schuyler was
totally destroyed by fire last week.
Crastil and his'wife were awav. leaving
a voung son at home alone. He obtain
ed some matches and set the honse on
fire. A small portion of the household
furniture was saved.
The Methodist people at Bushville
gave their pastor a birthday dinner, the
main object of which was to raiae money
to purchase a carriage horse for him.
Proceeds nearly $100.
The citizens of Sheridan county
are asked to contribute 1300 for ex
penses of a county exhibit at the state
fair, consisting of on carload of the
products and resources of Sheridan
A Lincoln dispatch says that the
equine epidemic in that city, called by
soma the epizootic, shows no signs of
letting up yet. Up to the present time
no deaths have occurred, but many of
the street car horses have been laid oft
In the stable of the Lincoln street rail
way company eighteen horses are down
with the disease.
Patrick Egan, the newly appointed
minister to Chili, will soon leave for his
post of duty. His family will remain in
The Union Pacifio company dis
charged fifty-four of their shop em
ployes at North Platte yesterday be
cause of lack of work.
Governor Thayer and his state vis
iting board went to Grand Island butt
week to continne the investigation of
the charges asainst Commandant Ham
mond, of the soldiers' and sailors
George Johnston, of Grand Island,
raised a check from six to sixty dollars
mid got the money at the bank, but a few
hours afterward was nabbed and now
bids fair to spend a term in the pen.
Miss Beechler, on trial at Omaha
for the mnrder of Henry W. King some
months ago, was acquitted, the jury be
ing out but ten minutes.
Bev. Campbell has resigned as the
pastor of the M. E. church of Milford,
going to Indianapolis to accept a lucra
tive position with a publishing house.
The net receipts for the Hontl
Omaha postoflice for the year ended
March 31, were $12,881.00.
: Fremont has authorized the issuance
of (35,000 in bonds for a new high
school building by a big majority.
Three men have been sent out on
the road iu the interests of the West
Lincoln packers. They are after the
hogs of the south Platte couuty and art
bound to have them.
The county commissioners ot IJin
caster county expect to have the new
court house ready for the carpet by
The real estate of the Hebron school
district, says the Journal, has been sold.
The building of the (20,000 school house
rendered the oeeupenev unnecessary.
- k The- Herald- says there is but one
patriot in Juniata who does not want
the postoflice.
A lodge of the Knights of Pythias
has been organized at Fnllerton. '
Filings of entries are coming in
rapidly at the Sidney land office and
the officials have their hands full.
Kmul Nelson, a well-known citizen
of Omaha, fell into a cistern and was
drowned Inst week. He was 57 years
old and quite wealthy.
Gov. Thayer has issued his pro
clamation organizing Hooker county.
A Knights of Pythias lodge hat
been organized at St. Paul with twenty
charter members.
The Edgar Building and Loan asso
ciation of Edgar. Clay county, has filed
article of inaj oration with the secre
tary v state. ie capital is $500, 000.
Henry Englemann, of Douglass,
arrested for defrauding a Chicago firm
of $1,000 worth of goods, settled the
matter at Nebraska City by a compro
mise, paying $800.
A Stella dispatch says the town was
much excited the other day by a report
that the proprietor of the Florence
hotel discovered one of the servant
girls in the sleepinir room of a nromi-
nent business man of the village, the
1 ti i : . . .
"f win uemg on a visu in a neign
boring state. Lively times are looked
for upon hex return.
Work on the new Christinn univer
sity is progressing rapidly and the edu
cational board of that church intend to
have the institution in running order
Dy next talL
Gen. Edward Hatch, commandant
at Fort Robinson, died on the 11th
from injuries received by him by being
thrown from a vehicle while out riding.
Besides the componml fracture of the
left leg, the general received internal
injuries which, however, it was thought,
were not of n necessarily fatal nature,
and every confidence was felt by both
himself and his physician in ultimate
recovery. He grew suddenly worse,
however, and expired very unexpect
edly. In the district court at Fairbnry
Patrick H. Shiel, the Dakin murderer,
was sentenced to the penitentiary for
ten years. The jury returned a verdict
gainst Shiel of murder in the second
degree. Joseph Smith was sent to the
penitentiary for six months for selling
mortgaged property.
Mrs. John Lawson, the wife of a
farmer living near Riverton, died at the
Lincoln insane hospital last week. Two
weeks ago she was frightened out of her
reason by a prairie fire, and was only
brought to the institution h. U
she died.
Trowels are flying fast on thn walla
of the new Christian university at Beth
any Heights, east of Lincoln three or
four miles, properly one of the sub
urban streets. The contractors expect
to have the building well nigh com
pleted before cold weather.
-There Is .iow in process of organ
ization in Beatrice a club of representa
tive citizens, the object of which will be
to advance the commercial and social
interests of the city in representative
sense; also to aid the board of trade in
its special province in the
UrtsJoing visitors of prominence.
. - j . irior Day sua on
uei rmuj - ...
that occasion pUnt tree early and late.
-While carelessly handling re
volver, fourteen year old John Ellis, ol
Beatrice, shot himself in the leg, mak
ing a verv painful wound.
-The farm of the feeble minded in
stitute exiwt to supply the Beatrice
market with garden truck u e. r
ia- all that can be used at the school.
1 8 provided by the legislature, the
new Nebraska hail oi me
versify will be furuishf-l ai a cu.
$4,0tR), and a steam hating plsut w
. . .. i . i, I.niiu. erected
I at
Mof The athletic club
will also be provided with suitable ac
commodations. Hie professors are
matters can be squeezed along until the
next legislature when, it is claimed,
there will 1 a reaction and the uni
versity will 1 put upon a sound basis.
The Grand Island Time says Mr.
George Thummel returned from Chi
cago where he had been to examine the
memorial window for the new Episcopal
church. It will cost $1,200.
The day for the owning of bids for
grading and building the two lines of
the Union Pacific road, the Cheyenne
Northern and the Carlon lines, were
oiiened in Omaha a day or two ago.
bont twenty bidders were present, but
when the hour came for examining the
bids it was announced that they would
not 1j oiwiied, as the project had been
indefinitely postponed.
At the recent meeting of the di
rectory of the First Baptist church of
Beatrice Bev. T. S. Leonard, of Hast
ings, Minn., was called to the pastorate
of that chnreh and lias accepted the call.
He has preached twice at the church
and at once won the highest enrominms
of the congregation as a clear, forcible
and able speaker. He comes to Beat
rice highly recommended as one of the
leading ministers of the Baptist denom
ination of Minnesota.
Vtleran Boomm ' "ml Jik are Enlill'd
to Firtt t hane.
A telegram from Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma, says: The determination of
the Oklahoma boomers seems to grow
greater as the time draws near for open
ing the coveted lands to settlement, and
the United States troops are kept busy
patrolling the country and ejecting im
patient squatters who are unwilling to
wait for the opening day, April 22. Men
are rushing in here with the same, avid
ity that they rush into the booming
mining camp, and everybody seems
afraid that somebody else will get hold
of a better quarter-section than he will
be able to get if he waits. They are
kept moviug on, however, and are not
permitted to pitch their tents and camp.
But the opositioti only seems to in
crease their anxiety, and serious trouble
is apprehended in consequence.
Thousands of homesteaders are camp
ing along the line in Kansas, ready to
rush into Oklahoma at daylight on the
22d, and unless there is a large force of
Uuited States troops and - deputy Jnar
slials at hand to preserve order the
fight for spoils may become a serious
matter. Many veteran boomers who
have been hungering for Oklahoma for
the past five years, and braved the hard
ships of Captain Payne's campaign, feel
that they are eutitled to first choice of
lands, and many assert that they will
have the land formerly located, stall
hazards. They have selected and watch
ed their claims for years, and now, fear
ing that the new comers may get the
best of them, they have become desper
ate. They hold their meetings in the
various camps and seem to have decided
on a plan of action, but just what course
they intend to pursue is not known out
side of their gang. It has been rumor
ed here that these men have banded
together and intend burning the bridges
and trestles on the Santa Fe railroad ou
the night before the opening day, in
order to obstruct the influx of home
steaders, until they cau make ierfect
their claim to the land they desire.
A notice to this affect was sent by un
known parties to the Santa Fe agent,
and n force of detectives are said to
have been brought here by the railroad,
and to hold themselves in readiness to
prevent damage to the company's pro
lerty, and every possible precaution is
being taken. But the boomers say they
do not propose to jeopardize their
chances by allowing a flood of tender
foots to drop in on the land they have
selected. They look upon these lands
as their rights which they say they will
forcibly maintain.
There are already about twice as
many people on the borders as can be
aocommodated with homesteads in Okla
homa, and more are arriving every day.
i'hey are living in tents, .dug-outs,
wagons and every kind of shelter, and
some are campiug out in the open air.
Many of these people represent colonies
from Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Mis
souri, and various other states. These
colonies are said to number from twenty
to 500 persons each, and it looks like ail
the world wants to settle in Oklahoma.
I he Santa re road is preparing for the
opening day rush and every available
car on its entire system is to lie put in
readiness for use on the 23d. Many
who can afford it are engaging private
cars for their colonies and are putting
up a naudsome bonns for the purpose of
binding the contract
The Late Olutter si Sisisa.
Chicago dispatch: B. W. Wells of
this city, whose sou, a naval eadet, was
on board one of tho wrecked men-of-war
at Apia, Samoa, and who was among
tho saved, has received a communi ca
tion from the navy department under
date of the (Hh inst., in which he is in
formed that up to date the department
has received no news from Admiral
nimlierlv since his !;.,. .ii. ..... .-
tho d s.ister nt Apia It as thonirht a
vessel could be elm, bred at Auckland
lor the transportation of the officers and
men to Snn Frmiekn,, l.,o t;
iti- i v . .' ' lieu
tenant Wilson, .hiu.I.erly's reivesonta-
'." " 1'iace, mm ,ine to Sydney
it is possible tliat a suitable vessel coufd
not Iks obtained at Auckland. It is
therefore impossible, to tell when they
may Ihi expected to arrive at Han Fran
cisco. The naval cod els of tbs class of
1887, who were nnon the wreoked ships,
narl been ordered to reixirt for final ex-
sminatinn at tl. ,...,.1 j .
tween May 1 and 10. Should they"
reach the United States iu time to visa
weir iiomcs ueiore the expiration of the
. , j Mr m4 Tr V
Om.hsdisp.Ub: The f'$
WthBiechlerforthe murder of Harry
W. King, lasting en da". W
defendant, tl jury being
ten minutes. When the jury fi ed . to
S" court room the clerk said: ";
men, Uve you agreed u.H.n a verdict .
We have." rended the foreman.
The document was handed to the
derk who read it aloud. It was of the
formulary order for Mich case, provided
,BJ concluded with the words
find the defendant not guilty. 1 he
words were diot forth with emphasis,
and in an instant, like the firing of s
mine, the curt room was in a eonfu-
" The pent-up feeling of a thou
r, s ourer, brok e fort h on
ion" loud scream and cheer. Men and
:;;.u sprang to their feet. Handkerchief-
were waved.
in the air. Strong men threw them
selves into each other's arms am hun
dreds of women shed tears of J"V.
Radiant countences every where '"'"I"'9
the feeling of satisfaction which the ver
dict occasioned.
Neither Judee Groff nor the officers
of the court attempted to restrain the
demonstration of approval. At lenfctn,
however, it sulKlued, and t lerk Moores
polled the jury, and the verdict be
came a solid fact. .Inst as th- clerk 1-e-gaii
to read the finding, General omn
extended his left arm around the shoul
ders of tho prisoner. The latter s face
was partially obscured by her handker
chief hut the part disclosed was more than
usually pale. When the la-t cheering
words were read, the prisoners head
fell upon the general's shoulder, a if
overcome by the announcement. 'I he
face turned ghas'lv pale, but the in
stant became suffused with a deep red
glow, as if the blood of her body were
seeking lodgment there. And then the
tears l-cgan to fall. They fell fast and
copiously. General Co win smiled,
looked liappy, whispered a few words to
the prisoner, shook hands and congrat
ulated her. Judge Baldwin emulated
the enmnple of the leading council.
"Will von please make a formal order
of dismissal?" asked the general of the
'Die judge complied with the request
and Lizzie Biechler passed out of tho
hands of the authorities into the free
dom of every day life.
The court expressed himself as pleased
with the verdict. The defendant was
overwhelmed with congratulations, and
was again escorted to the judge's room,
where she remained closeted some time
with her counsel.
"This is the greatest siesro that 1 have
ever undergone," said Jndge Oroff,
privately, after he had eiven his in
junctions to the jury, and had emerged
from the seat of justice, which he has
constantly occupied during the seven
clays' trial of Miss Biechler. "Since I
have been on the judicial lench for this
district I have never seen snch crowds
of curious people as on this occasion.
They were eager and anxious to see a
Mior woman who had shot a man, and
to hear what the attorneys would say
tor and asrainst her. I am nearly worn
out, and trust I will never have a simi
lar ease. - The prosecution has done
credit to itself, and the defense was shir
conducted." After acquittal the accused
held a short levee receiving the con
irratnlalions of friends. The men shook
hands with her and the women kissed
her. An aged colored lady fairly lifted
her from the floor, ond shouted, "(lod
bless you, my child." Miss Biechler
will return at once to her home in
th Ftrl Itorument fublithtt I'ndm- Kit
Atuliurlif) ( Hot. ,ufc.
naamngion dispatch: i ho tirst docu
ment published under the authority of
finv. Itiikl uAyr..... ..ii .
- wt Hricumire, is
bulletin No. 1, about the arienltiirwl
eierimeiit stations of the department
of agriculture. This pamphlet, advance
copies or winch were furnished to the
press to-night, contains a great deal of
information relating to the history and
prostata of the agri.mlt.iral experiment
stations, which are now conducting
scientific and practical experiments
on soils, manures, toillage, Cro, utook
!i ""'O 'ng horticulture, etc . in
the different states. Such institutions
lor wientific investigation jtt behalf of
sericulture have l-een long i o,K.ra
tion in hnrope. The first one i, this
country was begun in Connection"
in the chemical laboratory of the
rf2i nn,,en,itJr' 'owfc-'O years
Ro. Other states followed the ex
ample and, .,n 1887, congress es,,"d
the enterprise and appropriated fj!5 fr)
peraunumfor each .t.tJ ...vJr
for the purpose. T , " nwTJ
lies and college, and the ablest i I!!.
"gswra of the country, as well as a
irreat inn ,.i M a
;h,uI..JT "mm, to
Ual ben,. r , '"""K"1
ory"aakoU)lo;lC icT
KrVi'ifv' t. liB br"' S
!lf '. '. nd agriculturists and re
ceive this ver nsor. a i .. . rft
tw .. "2 " eoM,1 . Vowntion
nli... 1 , T - - K W 1 1 . wrtlfflt
- -. .. i m re sv Was
"irTisig.B,r vr
tneir Work T, ions In
tations, acting ith til ' "l"-
Amerie. ":.T'tU l,e.-ociation of
rrimVt .1. " a abta Md
" in this Km Tlie .Tom"li,h
nationa department i .twwen
"igu tribute to the iu .iu"y"'""'n.
om of the rtwrnU u I nd i
""is cai ns th ,i7.i.r, . "nesi
id of tl.e .ru .;&i "
"wana mdnstries of bf.
Rolwrt Adams ir x
'-o ha. be Ton fP,M"lU
BraxiJ, ha. wri,u f,T UUr to
Washington diKi-atch: The commi.
sinner general of the land office mdf
public to-dy several letters at being of
general interest to jwrsons cotitea
platiug settleiiient in Oklahoma. Con,,
niissioner SUK-kslager, in replying to t
letter from O. M. W ilson, at Arkati,,
City, Kaa., says in rt:
"I have to state that the land. jB
question are to le disposed of to actiuj
.-Ulers under the homestead law. only.
A rty desiring to become an actnil
aeitler under the liomestea.1 laws, nit
iuitiate his claim by entry at a district
laud office after l'roKrly examining sj
(H-lectmg the tand desired, in which caw
he is allow e.l six months from date 0f
entry lu which to patablish his actus
resiili-nce on the land; or, if ha so
he may initiate his claim by actual sej
dement ou the land, which muat conij
of Mime act or arts ronnecting hiirn.
with the pnrticnlur tract claimed, U1j
act or acta to 1) epiivalent to announce
ment of such intention and from whicb
the public generally may hare notice of
his claims Therefore he is allowed
thrw months within which to make hia
claim of record by -ntry in the dutrifl
land office.
Another li tter to Senator IngalU from
(Viminissioner Stockslager, is as fol
lows: T have had the honor to receivr
by reference from you, and herewith
return a letter addressed to you by Q.
T. Soui'ners, dated Oklahoma Station,
Indian Territory, on the '.".'th ultimo.
In reply I have to state that the act of
.March 2, l'wfl, to which Sommera refers
provides, ss he states, that no one ahail
lie permitted to entr or acquire any
right to any of the Oklahoma lsnd.,
to le dissed of thereunder, wU
violates ita irovisions by f-nteriu;
tiHti and occui'Viiig the ssme prior
t; 12 o'chK-k. ikkhi, April 22, the date
fixed in the presidoiit's proclamation of
March M for said lands to become afn
for settlement. The statute inakes no
exception to this provision. I am in
clmed to think, however, that when
person was already within these lari'h
at the date of approval of tho act hy
authority, his presence there should not
lie regarded as a violation of this pro
vision of act. Tho primary jurislic tiim
to act iiMin ai'plication to enter tiMt
with district land offices, and Homniir
may pp'sent his application f'r entry ti
I In iu, with proper proof of his alh-gt
tion. hhoiild Uiey refusn to irmit
entry, he may apM-al from this action "
CommiMiioiier Stockslager to-day ex
pressed tho opinion that I'KJ.OoO per
sons would enter Oklahoma wilhin a
month after April 22. For these 1 1 0. -ism
people there are only atiout 10,
oiCJ homesteads. The inevitable re
sult of this tremendous influx, the Com
missioner thought, would lft a grent
mary contests and personal conflict.
A further result, be feared, would be
the spreading of this immense surplm
over the adjoining Indian lands, from
which it would Us difficult to dwhik'P
them without much trouble and xsilly
norni) blomlsheil. If the commission
sppointed to treat with thn Cherokeei
for a cession of the Cherokee outlet
could complete their labors within th
next few months, so that the new tract
might le oa to seltlemeut Iwfor"
(toiiKmaa swain meets, this might, uJ
Prolstblr would, relieve the pressure. '
Otherwise he feare.1 that matters wotiM
Income com plicated and efuilibrium bs
restored witii diflicillty.
Srmerii JKMrcIsra Sy IAi Stw Trk Lilt-
Albany (N. f.) disi-alch: Memoriil
exercis-. were held by the legislator
for the late General Phillip H. Sheri
dan at the academy of music to-night
General Martin McMahon preside!
Bishop McNiery otened the exercu
with prayer, and then followed sn ad
dress by General W'agnor Swayne, on
tor of the evening.
General Hwsvtie reviewed Hheridsu'l
career from thu time he enlisted as M
lieutenant of infantry at Yamhill. '
until the war. His conduct as a soldier
was brave, gallant and skillful, and pro
motions came isnidlv. Nature 11
given l.iui the amilities escutial to
selfish excellence. He added to tlipnl
such as to win affection and coumnriJ
respect 'Hie ersoiiul ascendancy re
sulting, made his whole command "nlJ
himself enlorged. and whern he willw
it went with all his will and did what in
their place ho would have duns.
J he Impression that he was siropij
a reckless, impetuous soldier
S mistake. An (ieueral
sidof him. "In all his lite he did tmt
do any important act without careful
consideration beforehand. Neither in
civil administration, in lime of profniinil
H-ace, nor in the roar and fury of I'"'
did he ever net except on well defined
lines anil clearly conceived pun
The voice of Ilia im.i.U t irnnt. Slier-
man. Sheridan. It is the voice of the
Ii'ple, and it is nom:h."
At the conclusiou of General Swsyn'
SiUlreas there were calls for Genrrn
Bherman. who riso to resond, 0t
era! Curtis ii,ir...i. i.;. itli tlif re
mark, "Thfl L.retest liviiiL' general '
the world stand. lM fore you." General
Hherman spoke feelingly of bis assur
tion. with (ieneral Sheridan. saving J11"
only a few t.f his comrades were left to
tnourn him. He then referred to us
fsrly acquaintance with Grant and Slier
idn, and of the can.e for which
t ires fu(fht He declared that do
stronger or better American everhw
than Sheridan, aud said that his nsnw
ould alway. be conided with those ol
Washington and Grant. Oeneral Al?
lso made a few graceful remarks.
A Fiswt aa Ike CrslrU,
Denver (Col.) dispatch: A fight
day, witiiMuwl I. am nn occurred
H'is afternoon on the open I"0'
twenty miles front tbs city, betwwi
Chsrlie Gleason and PaUy BlcCarU".
ith skin ticbt Rloves for the fester--g
it championship of the wesL 1
rnill lasted nine rounds, in which
Uirtin was most bmt.llr mmiahed, b"
'3s Uing closed and badly cut aliej
!' month and nose. In the last ronJ
was knocked senseless and remsin-
n that conditio f. uunl mill""
1 recovering cried like bsbyo'
o iieieal.
sis at Vetera WllleU ,
n- J. Leonard Farwell, d
Kovernor of Wisconsin by the "T
1M'. ommiasioner of l"1.,?.
-"t hi one or those present JT"
'ln s death, at Oranile City. M-j
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