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The State Legislature was divided as follows: Apaches are held as prisoners for trial. Some

have escaped into Mexico, while the greater part of the tribe remains on their reservation

at San Carlos, under their proper civil agent. Republican..

The actual expenditures under the War Dei

partment for the fiscal year ending June 30,

1881, were $42,122,201.39. ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES. The The appropriations for 1882 were $44,889,military divisions and their departments, with 725.42. the names of the commanding generals, are as The estimates for 1883 are $44,541,276.91. follows:

The estimates presented to the Secretary for Military Division of the Missouri, Lieuten- revision includedant-General Sheridan.

For armament of fortifications...

$720,000 A. Department of Dakota, Brigadier-Gen- Fortifications and other works of defense

4,186,500

29,101,800 eral Terry.

Improving rivers and harbors....

Improving Mississippi River, by commission... 4,323,000 B. Department of the Platte, Brigadier-Gen- Public buildings and grounds in and near Wash

ington

749,000 eral Crook.

Surveys of lakes..

20,000 c. Department of the Missouri, BrigadierGeneral Pope.

Total...

$39,099,800 D. Department of Texas, Brigadier-General This amount was reduced, on bis revision, to Augur.

aggregate $10,689,000. Military Division of the Atlantic, Major-Gen The remainder of the estimates includes eral Hancock.

salaries and expenses of the departmental civil A. Department of the East, Major-General establishment and amounts for the support of Hancock.

the army, for armories and arsenals, and for B. Department of the South, Colonel and miscellaneous objects. For these purposes the Brevet Brigadier-General Hunt.

estimates for 1883 were $33,852,276.91, being Military Division of the Pacific and Depart- $296,321.37 in excess of the estimates for 1882, ment of California, Major-General McDowell. and $2,082,851.49 more than the appropriations

A. Department of the Columbia: 1. Colonel for the current fiscal year. While the estimates and Brevet Brigadier-General Wheaton; and, of expenses for this class show an increase, 2. Brigadier-General Miles.

there is in the estimates of expenses for imB. Department of Arizona, Colonel and provements, including rivers and harbors, a Brevet Brigadier-General Willcox.

decrease which overbalances the difference, The Department of West Point is under Gen- and makes the estimates for 1883 $348,448.51 eral 0. 0. Howard, and the artillery-school at less than the appropriations for 1882. Fort Monroe, Virginia, is under command of The report of the General of the Army calls Brevet Major-General Getty.

attention to the public necessity of legislation The total enlisted force of the army in Oc- authorizing the army to be recruited to a tober, 1831, was 23,596 men. There were 120 strength of thirty thousand enlisted men. There companies of cavalry, 60 of artillery, and 250 are in the army four hundred and thirty comof infantry.

panies, which are necessarily widely scattered For a short time, viz., from January 31, 1881, over the vast domain, to guard property and to May 9, 1881, a Military Division" of the to prevent, as far as foresight can, complicaGulf” was constituted by President Hayes, tions and troubles of every variety and kind; einbracing Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and the at one time protecting the settlers against InIndian Territory, with Major-General Scho- dians, and again Indians against the settlers. field in command; but, as this division was When these occur, re-enforcements have to be found to fulfill no useful military end, it was hurried forward from great distances, and aldiscontinued by President Garfield, leaving ways at heavy cost for transportation of men, boundaries as they existed before.

horses, wagons, and supplies. This cost in the While the troops have been kept very busy aggregate is estimated more than sufficient to during the past year, no serious Indian or other supply an increase of twenty per cent of priwar has occurred, but great progress has been vate soldiers. made in collecting and locating Indians, hith The number of deaths of soldiers was 130 erto hostile, on their proper reservations. Sit- from disease and 67 from wounds and injuries, ting Bull and his adhérents, who had fled into being 9 per 1,000 of mean strength, the fatal British territory, are now held at Fort Ran- results in cases treated being as 1 to 190. dall, Dakota, as prisoners of war, and the Utes The number of new official demands upon have been moved to a new reservation in Utah. the record and pension division during the fisA sudden outbreak of a part of the Apaches cal year, for information as to the cause of occurred in Arizona. In this case it was found death in the case of deceased soldiers and the necessary to re-enforce for a short time the hospital record of invalids, was 55,040. The usual garrisons in Arizona by a strong detach- average number of such demands, during the ment from New Mexico under Colonel Macken- previous ten years, had been 22,245 annually, zie of the Fourth Cavalry. Some of the guilty and the number during the fiscal year termi

nating June 30, 1880, was 39,241 ; the number Devoting himself to literature, he published received during the fiscal year ending June 30, for several years “The Antiquarian," and was 1881, being an increase of 40 per cent over the the author of a work on "Family Names previous fiscal year, and of 147 per cent over which displayed great erudition of a peculiar the annual average of the previous ten years. kind. He was pastor of the Calvary Baptist

At the commencement of the fiscal year 6,964 Church in Albany, New York, from 1855 to cases remained unanswered, making 62,004 1865; and died in Newtonville, near that city, cases to be disposed of during the year. Search October 27, 1875. The second son, William was made and replies furnished to the proper Arthur, distinguished himself in the Union authorities in 40,596 of these cases, leaving army during the late war, and is now a pay21,408 unanswered cases on hand on the 1st of master in the regular army, with the rank of July, 1881.

major. A thorough course in the best schools ARNIM, Count Harry Von, ex-embassa- of Union Village and Schenectady, with a dor of Prussia at Paris, died at Nice, May careful training in the classics by his father, 19th. He was born of an influential family enabled the President to enter Union College of the Prussian aristocracy in Pomerania, in at the early age of fifteen. He graduated high 1824. His uncle, who had adopted bim, was in his class in 1848. He commenced the study Minister for Foreign Affairs. He embarked in of law at Fowler's law school in Ballston Spa. a diplomatic career at an early age. In 1864 During his college course he supported himself he first won celebrity as envoy to Rome, in part by teaching, and after his graduation gaining special credit by his attitude toward he continued in that occupation several years, the Ecumenical Council

. He was summoned meanwhile devoting himself to the study of to Versailles in 1871 to aid in settling terms law. In 1853 he went to New York and enof peace with the French, and took a leading tered the law-office of ex-Judge E. D. Culver, part in the negotiations which resulted in the was admitted to the bar the same year, and Treaty of Frankfort. In June, 1872, he was began the practice of law. In 1859 he was appointed embassador to Paris. Differences married to Ellen Lewis Herndon, of Fredericksof opinion, which had long existed between burg, Virginia, a daughter of Captain William him and the German Chancellor, led to his re Lewis Herndon, who heroically remained at call and assignment to Constantinople in April

, his post and went down with his ship, the 1874. The publication of his Roman dis- Central America, in 1857. Ilis widow was patches caused his dismissal from the service. the recipient of a gold medal, voted by ConThe polemical discussion to which he chal- gress, in recognition of his bravery. Mrs. Arlenged Prince Bismarck was answered by his thur died in January, 1880, leaving two chilprosecution and sentence to imprisonment on dren, Chester Alan, aged "fifteen, and Ellen the charge of having filched state documents Herndon, aged eight years. Mr. Arthur disfrom the archives of the German embassy at tinguished himself early in his profession as the Paris. He had previously removed himselt champion of the legal rights of the colored beyond the jurisdiction of the German courts. race. His first notable case was the Lemmon A pamphlet published anonymously, in which slave case, in which he was the attorney for the he sought to trace evidences of the personal people, William M. Evarts being the leading spite of the Chancellor in his former prosecu- counsel. They maintained that eight slaves, tion, led to a new indictment, and his sentence with whom Jonathan Lemmon, of Virginia, atto five years of penal servitude for leze-majesty tempted to pass through New York on his way and insults to the Chancellor and the Foreign to Texas, were rendered free by the act of the Office. In pamphlets published in 1878 he master in voluntarily bringing them into free criticised in a calm and dignified tone the ag- territory. Judge Paine, before whom the case gressive policy of the German Government was tried on a writ of habeas corpus, ordered against the Catholic Church, arguing that Prus- the slaves released, affirming that they could sia should have aimed to establish a national not be held in servitude in New York, nor reCatholic Church in Germany. In later years turned to bondage under the provisions of the he desired to return to Germany and stand bis fugitive-slave law. This decision was trial for high-treason, the sentence for which tained by the Supreme Court of New York, crime hung suspended over him; but the and by the Court of Appeals, where Charles authorities refused to appoint a new trial. O'Conor was employed by the Attorney-Gen

ARTHUR, CHESTER Alan, elected Vice- eral of Virginia to argue the case. In 1856 President in 1880; became President of the Mr. Arthur was counsel for Lizzie Jennings, a United States on the death of James A. Gar- colored girl, who had been forcibly ejected field, September 19, 1881. lle was born in from a street-car in New York city, after payFairfield, Franklin County, Vermont, October ing her fare. A verdict against the company 5, 1830, the eldest of two sons of the Rev. Dr. was obtained, and the equal rights of colored William Arthur. He had four sisters older people in public vehicles established. and two younger than himself. His father, a Mr. Arthur early took an active interest in Baptist clergyman, at the age of eighteen, emi- politics as a Henry Clay Whig, and was a delgrated from Ballymena, County Åntrin, Ire- egate to the convention, at Saratoga, which land. He was a graduate of Belfast University. founded the Republican party of New York.

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