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GALLAGHER ON STAND
TESTIFIED acaost greexe
H 4XU THE UAYNORS.
AUSTIN'S NAME BROUGHT IN.
.II (ROE MADE BY DISTRICT AT
TOHSEY MARION ERWIN.
>lPg?il That Claims YVere Mode for
g,;<) !,|MW Where tlie Aetna! Work
j’.l Only $75, OOO>—Sterly Also on
the stand—Carter’s Cheeks on the
Sub-treasury In Now York and His
Xnnierons Bond Transactions.
>6iV York. July 20.—The hearing in the
cgso of the Gaynors and B. D. Greene
looking toward their removal to Georgia
(gr trial for alleged conspiracy with for
fr capt. O. M. Carter, in connection
with Savannah harbor frauds, was con
tinued to-day b’fore United States Com
James L. Gallagher, former paymaster
and iiookkeeper of the Atlantic.jContract
:ng Company, was the first witness.
United States District Attorney Erwin
of Georgia, acting for the government In
the hearing, said before the witness was
called that he would attempt to show by
hm that claims were made upon the gov
,rnment for over $600,090 in certain cases
where the actual cost was only about $73,-
The witness testified to bills for various
expenditures which passed through his
hands He said that when he first went to
work for the Atlantic Contracting Com
pany in 1892, Ed. H. Gaynor was in charge
of the w rk being done and John F. Gay
nor was in charge of the office. The ac
count of the Atlantic Company, the -wit
ness said, was kept most of the time in
the Southern Bank of Georgia. Air. Erwin
then asked the witness what was the to
tal amount expended on a certain Savan
nah harbor contract.
Mr. Kellogg objected, and it was decid
ed that the books showing the figures
must be brought into court.
(Rjit. Austin Krouglit in,
Gallagher said in answer 'to Mr. Erwin
that XV. G. Austin was inspector for the
government in 1893. He saw Austin in
1893, in the office of the Atlantic Contract
ing Company in Savannah. He said thJre
some questions of money due Austin by
the company. This he gathered from a
conversation between Austin and E. H.
A letter written by Austin to Carter
applying for the position of government
inspector of engineering work, was in
troduced some days ago. He was ap
pointed by Carter on recommendation of
Benjamin D. Greene.
District Attorney Erwin said he wanted
it brought out that Austin was appointed
a government inspector on Greene's rec
ommendation to inspect and pass upon
work which Greene was interested in and
received compensation both from the gov
ernment and the company whose work he
Thcdefense attempted to show that Gal
lagher had been promised and given a
government position on the understanding
that he would become- o witness tor the
government. 'This Gallagher denied.
J. XV. O. Sterley, chief clerk in the en
gineer's office at Savannah was then call
ed He swore to the authenticity of sev
eral vouchers which were put in evidence.
• apt. Carter’s Checks.
Francis Kaine, chief clerk of the check
pay division of the sub-treasury of New
York, the next witness, showed a list of
checks drawn on the sub-treasury by for
mer Capt. Carter to the Atlantic Contract
ing Company. These were put in evidence
and also a list of the original special
checks drawn by Capt. Carter In fovor of
the Atlantic Contracting Company ex
tending from 1522 to 1897. All these were
taken from the vaults of the sub-treas
ury. Mr. Kaine testified that there were
also in the sub-treasury other disbursing
checks firawn by Copt. Carter for sala
ries. These were not brought to the hear
ing anil are Mr. Kaine’s personal charge,
as are those placed in evidence.
t artar’s Stock Transactions.
C. 11. Van Deventer, a member of the
New York Stock Exchange and a broker,
testified that he knew Capt. Carter and
had stock transactions with him. A large
sheet, a copy of the transactions with
Capt. Carter, and the original books were
In cou-rt and shown. Mr. Van Deventer
said Capt. Carter paid all transactions by
checks. The list included all purchases
of bonds for Capt. Carter and what was
done with them; also Including the prices
tor buying and selling. The list was nearly
all bonds, generally In lots of nearly $3,000.
The list consisted of nearly 300 transac
tions. the first transaction being on Jan. 3.
3891. and they followed on an average of
three times a month for several years. It
was brought out by checks shown that
much of the speculating was carried on In
Mr. XVestcott's name. Mr. Erwin said he
intended to show that a check for $14,300,
Signed by "R. F. XVesteott," was one
third of an amount taken illegally from
the I'nitcd Slates government and repre
sented Capt. Carter’s share in the trans
a lion. The other two-thrrds, he said,
were divided between the defendants. Tile
court adjourned until Monday.
FIRES IN DISMAL SWAMP.
Unlfftn There Are Rain* the Loaucm
May Be Heavy.
Norfolk, Va.. July 20.—Weeks of drought
kave pu: a large portion of the Dismal
Fwamp in a highly inflammable condition
: • flic? are eating into the timber, un
dergrowth and peaty ground at several
pdrt? along the Norfolk nd Western
Railroad. The flies are supposed to have
*i started from locomotives,
no heavy rain comes soon there may
F heavy losses in the destruction or
landing timber. Tlie drought has affect
'd the depth of water in both the Dl?-
1 ’’ Swamp and Atbermale and CTiesa*
l *ako . anal?, end some vessels of*deep
have not been able to get through.
POPULISTS OF NEBRASKA.
Indorsed Whnrioit Darker for the
Oand Island, Neb., July 20.-The Mld
dle-of-the-Road Populist convention 16-
av Indorsed the candidacy of Wharton
Marker for the presidency. The platform
® ,r 'Kns “Goebelized Democracy as the
Remo ratlc Mark lianna. and denounces
lS whoiesßale disfranchisement of white
and Ha.-k citizens o-f the South a gov
ernment without consent and a menace to
ol,r frf, e institutions and tending wholly
ro lrr, Perilistic despotism.”
* ninplctp Ylclory for Diiknls.
p ' hello. Idaho, July 20.—The Dcmn
‘ rn ’‘ state convention to-day reconsid
r,‘ fl lllG vote by which lost night it voted
the nomination of a senator, and
istructci the Conference Committee to
‘onslder the senator one of the offlcew to
* Apportioned in the fusion urrange-
This is a complete victory for
,f ds, and the result will be in little
•Bark Hen tin n <i Knee—No Cnre, No
p OUr ‘lruggiit will refund your money If
Ointment fuka to cure you. 60
“THE POPULARITY OF
rJL (“THE QUEEN OF TABLE WATERS”)
is chiefly due to its irreproachable character.”
‘‘DRINK NOTHING but Natural Mineral Water, such aa
Apollinaris, free from all vegetable poisons.”
TWICE SHOT AND HADLY BEATEN.
Doctor Insults Girl and Her Fnllier
Columbus. Ga., July 20.—Doctor W. C.
Alien has been In the city hospital here
for some days suffering with a fractured
arm. Parties from Chattahoochee, Fla.,
tell a sensational story in which Dr. Al
len figured to no great advantage.
It seems that Allen made Improper ad
vances to the 11-year-old daughter of Mr.
XV. F. Davis at Chattahoochee. The child
told her mother, who informed her hus
band, and he went to the place Allen had
asked the child to meet him. Davis shot
Alien twice, then beat him into insensi
bility, und left him for dead. Allen re
gained consciousness and crossed the river.
Next day Davis,heard of it and with a
physician and some friends went after
him. He told the physician he did not
want to kill Allen, but to beat him until
he was at the point of death.
Allen was placed across a log and Da
vis beat him until the physician told him
to stop, or he would kill him. Alien took
a boat and came here, where he was ad
mitted into the hospital. Aside from gun
shot wounds, his body showed evidences
of the terrible beating he had received.
Alien says he gained the title of doctor
by selling medicines, but others say he
posed as specialist on incurable diseases.
Davis is a well known citizen of Colum
AX ADVISORY - COMMITTEE.
Will Soon Be Appointed by Chair
man Murk Hanna.
Chicago, July 20.—The Times-Herald to
morrow will say:
“Senator Hanna, chairman of the Re
publican National Committee, will appoint
an advisory committee as an auxiliary to
the National Committee, within a few
weeks, or as soon as he gets the New
York headquarters opened. This commit
tee will represent the independent, non
partisan supporters of President McKinley,
as distinguished from the 'dyed-in-the
wool Republicans. .
"There will be on this committee, it is
promised, a fair sprinkling of men who
were classed as Democrats previous to 1898,
men who supported Cleveland In 1892 and
men who changed to McKinley in 1896 on
the money question.’’
NO POLITICAL, OFFICES.
Employes of Baltimore and Ohio
Cannot Hold Them.
Chicago, July 20.—Employes of the Bal
timore and Ohio Railroad Company have
been forbidden to hold political office.
General Superintendent Stewart, whose
headquarters are in Chicago, has is mod
an imperative order stating that under no
circumstances will employes of the sys
t m be allowed to stand as candidates for
or occupy any political office, big or lit
tle. The prohibitive bulletins were posted
to-day in all the shops and offices of the
company at Its divisional headquarters.
WOOLLEY FORMALLY NOTIFIED.
Prohibition Candidate Met Commit
tee in Cliienjvo.
Chicago, July 20.—John G. Woolley,
Prohibition candidate for the presidency
of the United States, was formally noti
fied of his nomination at a meeting held
to-night In Central Music Hall. The hall
was crowded by members of the party,
and the notification speech of Samuel
Dickie of Albion, Mich., who acted as
chairman of the National Convention
which placed Mr. XVoolley in nomination,
and the reply of Mr. Woolley were re
ceived with great enthusiasm.
TWO NEGROES WERE KILLED.
Y Deputy Sheriff Fatally Shot Near
lln rri man. Tenn.
Knoxville, Tenn., July 20.—1n a fight be
tween railroad negroes and deputy shei
iffs near Harrington to-day two negroes
were killed*, Deputy Sheriff Pemberton
was shot perhaps fatally, through the
head, and Deputy Sheriff Read tvas shot
through the shoulder. The deputy sher
iffs were attempting to arrest a negro for
selling whisky. It i9 rumorrd that moun
taineers are gathering to drive out the
GOFF DENIED THE MOTION.
Would Not Sign the Appeal in the
New Y< rk, July 20.—Lawyer George
Gordon Battle, of counsel for Roland B.
Molineux, convicted on Feb. 13 and now
in Sing Sing awaiting the execution of
his sentence or other disposition of hi3
cage, appeared before Recorder Goff to
day and moved the court to sign the pro
posed case on appeal and bill of excep
Recorder Goff denied the motion.
A COSTLY EXPERIMENT,
XXhltehead Torpedo Exploded for
tlie Naval War Class,
Newport, R. 1., July 30.—An explosion
of a XX'hitehend torpedo, with a gervlce
war-head of gun cotton, was made in
the bay to-day to demonstrate to ihe
class at the Naval War College and the
officers of the North Atlantic squadron
what would be the result. The torpedo
was fired at a rock, partly submerged at
a distance of 600 yards.
was a complete success, the explosion
taking place under water. The rock was
shattered beyond expectation.
Yellow Fever nt Callao.
Lima, Peru, July 19. via Galveston
There have been no fruther deaths from
yellow fever on the British steamer Chile,
which still remains at Callao. Tlie French
steamer Aconcagua from Caleb# Buena for
La Pallice. with a foul bill, although with
out death on board, was ordered to un
dergo ten days' quarantine at Payta, on
the very,day she was to have sailed for
Panama. , „
Troops Coming Front Calm.
Havana. July 20.—Under Instructions
from.Govi Gen. Wood, Ihe First United
States infantry Regiment stationed ft
Flniar del Rio city and Guanajay, Is pre
paring for departure within the next tpn
days. A troop of the Seventh Cavalry will
be stationed at Guanajay.
Ten flyck Won Paris Slnales.
New York. July 20.—Ten Eyck won the
Paris singles at the national regatta <o
day by two and a half lengths over
Rumohr. Rumohr claimed a foul, but it
k jyas not een by the refereo.
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1900.
all the news at wauhoss.
Plant System Coni Cluitr Xegro
Waycross, Ga., July 20.—The Ruskiu
Band has been engaged to furnish mu3ic 1
ut the celebration in Thomusville, given
in honor of the completion of the Tifton,
Thomasvillo and Gulf Railroad, and) is
The Broxton and Douglas lodges.
Knights of PythiaH, will unite in a big
celebration at Gaskin Springs next
The coal chute now being erected by
the Plant System in this city will be 350
feet long, and the approaches to it will
be 500 feet. The piling has nearly all been
driven, and the work is being pushed.
Information reaches here of the shoot
ing of a negro woman at Citroneile, Fla.,
by Henry Chappell, colored. The shooting
occurred at ihe turpentine place of Knight
& Knight, and after shooting the woman
he robbed her of sl(9 and fled.lt is thought
the w- man will die. Sheriff Gus Priest of
Citrus county offers a reward of for
the apprehension of the negro.
John Aikens, the negro who was cap
tured by Mr. F. A. Morton, as ho was
making his escape from Mrs. Goodroe s
residence Thursday morning was tried be
fore Judge J. S. Williams in the City
Court of Way cross this morning. He was
convicted on five charges, and sentenced
to three and a half years on the chain
The incoming freight at Rusk n, Ware
county’s colony town, for June, amount
ed to 106,383 pounds, while the outgoing
fre’ght was 558,610 pounds.
Fred Ketterer, a son of Mr. F. W. Ket
terer, of this city, has gene to Join the
regular United States Army. He is very
anxious to see service in China.
WAS HELD WITHOUT BAIL.
Mlmn Morriwon to Answer for Murder
of All rat. Olin Castle.
Eldorado, Kan., July 20.—Miss Jessie
Morrison, whose preliminary trial for the
murder of Mrs. Olin Castle has been in
progress'for sevtral days, was this even
ing h Id without bail to answer the charge
of murder in the first degree before the
next term of the district court.
Miss Morrison will be confined in (he
county jail at Wichita, as the jail here is
not provided with apartments for women.
Just before the young prisoner was taken
hack to the jail she embraced her father
and both w> pt bitU rly.
When County Attorney Brumback, in
his closing argument, related the story
of the tragedy and declared that in the
heart of Olin Castle, husband of the
slain woman, there was an utter absence
of love for Miss Morrison, the prisoner
leaned her bead on her brother's arm and
wept. Again, when Attorney Cramer,
speaking for the defense, referred to the
deep sympathy felt for the two afflicted
families, Miss Morrison covered her face
BIG COUNTERFEITER CAUGHT.
Had >lnny Had Rills nml n Complete
New York, July 20.—Chief Hazen of the
secret service, with a number of Hoboken
policemen, went to Rutherford, N. J., to
day and made an important seizure of
counterfeits and counterfeiting apparatus.
The seizure followed the arreit of Rich
ard P. Genser in Hoboken on Thursday
night. He had been frequenting a resort
in that city and getting the barmaids to
obtain change for ten-<lollar and two-doi
lar bills for him. When searched at the
station house nineteen two-doilar counter
feits, three tens and one twenty were
found on him, all so well executed that
only experts could tell they were not gen
His house contained two printing press
es and a complete lithographing outfit.
BODY FOUND IN THE SAALE.
Company Wilt Send burned Steamer
New York, Jyly 20. —The body of a man
believed to be a steward, was found in
the hold of the burned steamship Saale
at Hoboken to-day. It was so badly
burned and decomposed that the feature
It is now said the company has decided,
if possible, to repair the enelnes of the
Saale sufficiently to enable the vessel to
be propelled by her own power and send
her to Germany. Pontoons for raising the
sunken steamship Bremen were brought
to Weekawken to-day to be adjusted os
soon as aTt the pontoon chains are in
A MEMORIAE TO PHILIP.
Hear Admiral’* Friends and Com
rade* to Riii*e SHM),OOO.
New York. July 20.—-It has been decided
to raise SIOO,OOO as a memorial to Rear
Admird J. W. Philip. Naval Constructor
Francis T. Bowles of the navy yard and
Commander I). Delehanty,. governor of
Sailors Snug Harbor, are in charge of*
It is the present plan to invest the SIOO.-
000, the income to be paid to Mr*. Philip
while she live*. On her death the prin
cipal and interest will go to the naval
branch of the Young Men’s Christian As
SULLIVAN WANTS HIS BELT.
Kxrhnn|ilon Has Tnk(n the Matter
Into tlie Courts.
New York. July 20.—John L. Sullivan,
the ex-pugillst, wa3 in the Jefferson Mar
ket Court to-lay accompanied by his law
yer, and asked that the champion Bold and
diamond belt, which Sullivan claims was
presented to him by the people of the
United States, be returned to him by or
der of the court. The belt Is now tn pos
session of ihe company which recently
employed Sullivan and with whom he had
trouble a few weeks ago. Hearing of the
case was postponed until July 30.
Post muster nt tlulney Fla.
Washington, July 20.—The President has
appointed the following postmaster:
Florida— Quincy. Robert J. Mitchell.
—Policeman John Dunlap of Philadelphia
would like to get a copyright on his name,
lie is very much admired by the Italians
on his beat, and hardly a w -ek passes but
that a baby Is christened in his name.
W ithin the last six months no less than
twenty-three newly arrived youngsters
have been named after him. one of these,
of the feminine gentler, having been chris r
lened Dunlapa. The fortunate or unfortu
nate policeman finds his salary getting 100
small for him lo make ihe necessary pur
chases of teething rings, rattles, socks and
other tiling* that are demanded of a man
I of his position as godfather to nearly two
dozen diminutlv* Ilallan-Amerlcans.
1 WE SAID |f
And Our Friends Do Stop, Lots of them, and Avail Themselves of our
offer. We Guarantee to Give You any of our
“i }~ s; * l) I I h HH
SOLD THIS SEASON FROM
$12.00 to $15.00.
If interested Coll To-day.
B. H. LEVY & BRO.
Continued from First Page.
evidence of personal loyalty. W : hat a
scene this was, my countrymen, hete stood
side by side the grand representative of
the Cavaliers and the splendid tyre of the
Puritans, facing anew 7 ip.ch in the his
tory cf the saved nation. In this hour,
big with events, the Puritan and Cava
lier were merg-d Into anew product of
our soil, the one r. pr sentatlve type of
the future within our Union, the Ameri
can Christian citizen. T.me s curtain then
dropped down lo shut out from view the
carnage cf war, blood ceased to How, and
only the mi morles of the dread strife re
mained. Peace, sweet peace came to bless
all homes and gladden all hearts within
the circle of our Union.
"I am proud to say on this glad day
that as a whole and under ail the condi
tions in a broad view, the South has nobiy
kept the bond made at Lee's surrender.
The reconciliation has been as complete
as it has been glorious in the happy circle
of our redeemed Union. The bravest ore
the tenderest, and the heroic' are the dar
ing in all battles of war or peace, and
the stately and heroic Lee and his able
generals, as a whole, fully accepted the
bond of blood and at once entered upon
the era of peace, worthy irt a citizenship,
surcharged with the sentiments of lasting
peace and concord. But it remained un
der God for the Spanish-American war to
come to bring into line, side by side with
th© sons of veterans of the North and the
sons of veterans of the South, marching
to the music of the Union, under the Stars
and Stripes, and commanded by former
wearers of the Gray and Blue, to bring
forth full concord between old foes and
thus sec'uren common sentiment of Amer
Nome Irritating Hem nil's.
"I ant aware that both in the South and
in the North there linger irritating mem
ories' over the great war. It is not strange,
that this should be so; it would be strange
indeed if it were otherwise, under all the
remarkable circumstances surrounding Ihe
mighty conflict and victory. There Is
some misunderstanding, no doubt, even
yet, both In the North and
in the South, over the conditions and pro
prieties which the surrender made bind
ing upon all. The South fought under
their Stars and Bare, and the principles
these stood for, with a heroism unsur
passed in battle record, and when they 1 del
down their arms in surrender, ail they
fought for went with their silenced guns
In an unquestionable settlement and de
cision of all the issues Involved. The
Confederacy passed into history as a poet
and gone effort to "found n new nation”
on American eoll, and Its furled flag
should have no place in public view or
parade henceforth. Old things have in
deed passed away with us, atul the ntj 1
promises of present and future growth In
all that makes a nation happy and free,
as well as wise and truly great, should
be as the "pearl of great price" to every
soul in our dear land. I do not like to
hear the term "Rebels" and "Traitors"
applied now to the former foes of our na
tion, for It seems to me that men who
volunteered to face death In the he(l of
battle did all that honest men could do to
prove their loyalty to principles and duty,
as they saw from their point of view,
duty and principle. When they yielded lo
the fate of war and accepted the new des
tiny of the mitlon. they stood upon a com
mon plane of American citizenship, flesh
of our flesh, bona of our bone, and Amerl
i.eans all. And 1 do not belleva we should
ask ex-Confederates to admit that they
were wrong or traitors in the service they
honestly rendered the Southern Confed
eracy. I know of no higher test of love
of country than that of periling one’s life
for his ideals of law, justice and liberty.
Under this view it would follow that a
final settlement of our sad and bloody dif
ference should forever end, all harsh re
criminations regarding the great war.
A Touching Incident.
"I shall never forget the thrill that one
ex-Confederate speech sent through my
soul. He said that he served In the Con
federate army all through the war, and
at its close his heart nearly broke under
the burden of final defeat. He almost
doubted the Providence of God, as in tears
and agony he, laid down his arms. But tlie
travail of soul passed, and he communed
thus to himself: '1 have done my duty as
1 understood it. have periled all and lost
all in the conflict, and now, under the
laws and fate and of war, X fully accept
the new destiny.' I have a Confederate
flag I followed tn the war, and once a year
I bring it out and display It In my home.
1 have made provisions in my will that
when my time comes to go, three cx-Con
federatea arid three ex-l’iiion veterans
shall bear my body to the tomb, and I
have directed that my Stars and Bars
shall be wrapped about my body so that
I may sleep the sleep that knows tio wak
ing within the folds of the banner 1 fol
lowed so often in battle, and this Is to be
the disposition of the emblem of our Lost
Cause In my family-buried out of sight
forever. And tie closer} one of the nt rsl
eloquent speeches to which I have ever
listened, as follows: “Now, sir, I am at*
American citizen, as loyal as you can ho
to the Stars and Stripes, and to the new
destiny of this Union, I would willingly
peril my life in Its defense, and my chil
dren are taught to live In the
present and for the future, zealous
for the fullest realization of tlie fruits of
the victory won by the armies of the
North and faithful in all that inspires
sentiments of loyalty anil strength In the
Institutions of our now happy re-united
"This Is the spirit of wis lon\ as It seems
to me, which should dominate nil Ameri
can hearts in the living present of this
closing year of the greatest centuyy in
Ihe life of man. Let us cherish our coun
try, and labor to secure the raising of
the Stars and Stripes over every school
house In the nation, and to place common
text-books within them in every way
worthy of a great nation, us the only
safeguard of future national development
and glory. It oost the lives of a million
men, ond untold sacrificing In suffering
and treasure ns the price paid for not
wisely understanding each other, South
and North, In the 60’s, and now the lamp
of the Ix>rd sltotild be our guide along
the ways of right and righteousness with
in the circle of our great country, so ns
to be worthy of our birthright, bought
with such a price, and where a union
of hearts and a union of hands, and the
flag of our Union may be our watchword
and defence forever.
Return of Captured Flags.
"Much that was wise with much Irrele
vant haa been said In the past, as well
as In the present about the return of cap
tured battle flags. Ido not see what real
service agitation over this /mention will
render the living veteran* either of the
South or the North. They are a part of
the dead past, and of an Issue forever
closed. Many of the heroes who won or
lost Ihe colors of troops, battery or regi
ment. are beyond the rearh of any action
proposed with these relics of brutal war.
and I do not know that there has been any
FRENCH CLARET WINES, and
GERM AN RHINE and MOSELLE WINES
and FRENCH COGNAC BRANDIES.
All these fine Wines and Liquorn aio Imported by u In glass direct fiom
the growers in Europe.
Our St. Julien Claret Wine trom Everest, Dupont A Cos of Bordeaux.
France, Is one of their spec Lai Gas, and one at extremely low price.
The Chateaux Leovllle, one of thoir superior Claret Wines, well known all
over the United Slates.
We also carry in bond Claret Wines from this celebrated firm In casks.
Our Rhine and Moselle Wines are Imported from Martin Dautz, /rank
fort, Germany, are the best that come to ths United Statea.
BODKNH KIM Is very fine and chaip.
NIKRSTEIN also very good.
RUDKSHEIM very choice.
R.AUENTHAL. selected grapes, very elegav.
LIEBFRANMILCH, quite celebrated.
MARCOBRUNNKR CABINET eleaaet and rare.
TOHANNISBURGER Is perfection.
SPARKLING HOCK SPARKLING MOSELLE, SPARKLING MUBCA
TELLE. and FINE FRENCH COGNAC BRANDIES.
Special Brandies ore Imported direct from France by us, tn eases and casks.
demand made by (hone from whom flags
were captured or by those who captured
them for any action whatever to be taken
regarding their present condition. After
all the veterans of the Hixtlea are at real,
the Soti.s of Veterans of the
South and of the North can make any dis
position they please of these emblems
of departed significance, and without (he
slightest shock to the most sensitive or
prejudiced mind. I am sure 1 voice th®
commanding sentiment of (he veterans of
the great Gray and the Blue on this ques
tion when l say that silence is more de
sirable than agitation In connection there
with. On the great record of those yearn
ihe history of unsurpassed heroism in.cap
turing or defending these halite flags has
un undying place. Thß monument to valor
vs ill never perish, hut the crumbling flags
will soon decay. Under these conditions
let us leave both as an undisturbed leg
acy of equal n.roirtm t© the future.
•'And now, In the farewell that 1 mu*t
speak, under this fair sky (now so peace
ful, one© filled with the thunder clouds
of war), let me urge you men of that he
roic past which we oil remember, wo
men of that day of desolation and sacri
fice, when wc all laid our dead away, yes,
let me Implore you that we, the Ameri
cans of this our land, our land of one flag
nnd of a common glory, that we, forever
all that grieved our poor
bruised hearts and facing the future,
leach all our children that thlsm, under
God, lri their land, u land to be ruled in
righteousness and kept for enduring lib
Gov. James A. Mount of Indiana fol
lowed Gen. Shaw.
Ilntv nfa lismenfe Flock la Driv en
From Oregon to Market.
From the Portland Oregonian.
J. I. Carton, a well-known sheep drover.
Is In Portland, preparing to start "on the
trail" with 8,500 yearling wethers, pur
chased In Morrow county. He says he
would like lo have about 8,000 more, but
remarked: "They nre holding ’em too
high for me. I am willing to pay 12 25
a head for wethers and 82.75 fer ewes,
but Kaatein Oregon sheepmen think they
are worth more, eo we can't trade."
Mr. Carson toya he will start hia big
flock Just as soon as the aheep have been
shorn. He will probably ship by train
from Heppner lo Huntington, and ferry
across the Snake river near the terminus
of Oregon Railroad and Navigation. He
hast not yet solved the problem as regards
crossing Wyoming, as the new quarantine
low o£ the stale was framed to prevent
“trailing" across its lands. He Is think
ing. therefore, of spending the summer
and foil In the Wood river mountains, and
will decide in the meantime how to invade
lie thinks this will he the last hand of
sheep "trailed” across the state of Idaho,
ns the Hnake river plains are now nearly
u’l claimed for range and the water hug
about all been taken up. In one locality
he will have a twenty-live mile drive be
tween watering places, and as six miles
a day Is a fair day’s travel, the sheep
will have to go without water for four
days on a atre’ch. He will drive over this
region In the night time, as the weather
will be too hot to enable the animals to
travel without water. The country along
there Is sagebrush and Hand, and great
care will have to be exercised In ordar to
avoid losing sheep. He will provide the
band with twenty bells, he says, and by
counting these and the black sheep occas
ionally the men will be able to miss any
large bunch that might be left behind.
"Trailing sheep across Oregon, Idaho
and Wyoming used to be a picnic,” entd
Mr. Carson, "when the country was open,
but now we expect more or lea* trouble
from people who claim the grass all along
the route. We can hunt and fish while
the sheep are resting during the heat of
the day, and our frequent change of loca
tion creates perpetual novelty. Once In a
while some Irete farmer or cattleman g*<s
after us, fearing our flocks will eat his
grass all up before we get by. but we
have thus far avoided any serious trouble,
mid we hope to pull through without any
In this our last trailing venture across
Mr. Carton nas been purchasing Ore
gon sheep for the “trail’* for quite a num
ber of years, he says, but never had to
pay as much for them a now. ' 1 Five
years ago." he sold, "I bought all tho
yearlings I wanted at SI a head In East
ern Oregon, end drove them through to
Central city. Neb., where I hnd them fed
on corn that cost 8 cents a bushel and on
hay at a ton delivered. And yet our
firm made no money out of the transac
tion—just came out even. We hope to
make money now.**