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VOL. 30^NO. 193
HELENA, MONTANA TERRITORY, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 18, 1889.
Itis use-le-sa for any person,^who has benn in our store for^the last month, to eay ^'Harris,^how^sbiz^^ If they were not^blind they could see ^biz was^good.^ Why was it good with^us when every clothing firm in^IMt-na has been an active mem^^ber of the '-kickers club.
Why.s'mply liecause we^showed abuut as many styles^as all the other houses com^^bined. And when a man felt^that he did not want to work a^whole year for the merchant^tailor, in case he needed a sum^^mer suit he put a double eagle^and calls on us. Pees just as^well made, just ;h good fitting^and much more stylish gar^ments. and as a natural MMM6-^queiKv buys his suit and keeps^us busy.
Didyon ever hear about our^dearing sales ! We 1. we are^about to start one, pretty soon,^and you can safely gamble that^what little fur m left on tl.e^hides of some of our moss backs^will fly when they see the^prices we quote. Among them^we will mention some of the^sjieciali ies.
Don'tyou call to mind that^pretty line of Irish tweeds, the
firoductionof Hill ^ Son, of^)ublin I We had them in two^colors^gray and brown. Thev^were ab ^ut as universally ad^^mired as anything we have of^^fered this year, but many peo^^ple thought they were high;^but they were not. The trouble^was, they were not appreciated;^but it makes no dilference. The^knife goes into them just the^same, and the consequence is,^from this day the $2'2 is^scratched and $17 appears.
Butwe have plenty other^plums for those toeat who have^money to buy. The express^has brought in 900 suits, sum^^mer weights, that were pur^^chased at 65 cents on the dollar^and they go for the eame per^^centage. Many of these lots^came in oui first puichases and^were marked ^'Jo.up to
H2. Now none of them are^marked over $20, and although^it is a rank shame, we have let^some of them out at *10. You^fan borrow money at^) per cent,^a month to pay for your next^summer's suit and srill be^ahead on nearly any of these^lots.
You'venot heard of any sun^^strokes this year, haveyou^ Do^y^m know the reason I We can^tell you. We have had no hot^weather; for the same reason^we have sold but few of our^summer specialties in coats and^vests.
Now,if there is anything we^pride ourselves on, it is selection^of these goods. Just take a^look at our north window. You^will seethe prettiest assortment^you ever saw in your life. Mo^^hairs, crepes, pongee serges and^silks; the variety is great and^assortment astounding; prices^36 per cent, lower than they^would be if the season had been^propitious. We have seersuck^^ers at *1. coat and vest. We^have stripe and cross bar liss-^tres at which our competi^^tors hold at $7. We have in^the liner grades, goods that can^^not be purchased outside of our^house for love nor money. As^we say, the greatest variety, the^grea'est profusion ever offered^to a Montana publ'c.
Infact, ail our lines are re-^markab.y low in furnishing^goods. In Hats, in Shoes, all^as cheap as consistent with good^grades and best workmanship.
Acleaver has been at the dis^^posal of over 3oo dozen hand^^kerchiefs at 12 1 2 cents each-^pretty things they were, too,^and nearly all gone.
Linenvests at $1 each: last^year's goods at 19.60. Night^robes, embroidered and plain;^in fact anything you want to^make yourself a second Adonis^you can bny,
BUTBRING THE CASH.
St.Louis Block, Main St,
N.B. ^ Out of town orders^will receive our best attention.^Goods sent on approval to any^part of the territory. Price list^and rules for self-measurement^mailed free on application.
ThisInterest You !
ON EASY TERMS:
Fivenew houses on'Fifth Avenue.^Five minutes walk from Court House.^Three 4-Room Houses.^Two 5-Room Houses.
Justfinished, water, fences, sidewalks, etc..^all complete. $300 in cash, $40 in monthly^installments. Call and investigate.
Agents.Rooms 1, 2 and 3, Se^ond Floor First National Bank Building, En^^trance corner Grand and Jack-on streets.
FineCarriages, Buggies and Road Wagons,
Landaus,Coupes and Phaetons,
IJST GREAT VARIETY.
Schuttler'sMontana Lumber and Quartz Wagon Gears. Farm^Wagons, Harness, Etc.
BestCorner on Ewing Street, 50x150, $3,000.
Lotsin Syndicate Addition, $8 per foot.
Smallinterest in an Acre Tract, Near the City.
ChoiceLots in Hauter Addition, $20 to $35 a foot.
A.J. STEELE ^ CO.
Common,Fine.Front and Ornamental Brick
etcLcL0^t^a.er Clay Prodixcts.
Office; Gold Block. 54 North Main Street.
F.L SIZER. General Manager.
TheWashington Territory Commit^^tee to Report Against the^Grand Jury System.
TheProhibition Question Not To Be^Submitted to a Vote of^the People.
SuutbDakota Delegate* and Politicians la^a Ko^ Uirr tha Ouestion of Dis^^tricting the Stat*.
OLYMPia,Wash., July 17.^A petition^waa presented to the convention from la^^bor organizations favoring an absolute se^crt-t ballot in the election of all public offi^eers. The Ude land auestion it still being^argued before the committee and is greatly^discussed by the delegates. The commit^^tee on miscellaneous subject*, reported^against submitting the prohibition question^to a vote of the people, there was a minor^ity report, however, but the sentiment of^the convention appears to be with the mi^jfirity. A proposition was introduced pro^^viding that all corporations shall be created^under a general law and that no special^charter shall be allowed. The same^proposition also defines at length the power^and limitation of railroad corporations and^prescribes the manner in which stock^^holders shall vote.
Thecommittee on the bill of rights has^resolved to abolish the grand jury system,^making a commitment by a justice of the^peace equivalent to an indictment. In^special emergencies, however, a judge can^call a grand jury for certain species of^work. The legislative committee will re^^port against the convict labor system and^will fix the first Tuesday in November as^the dale to elect t'nited States senators.
smallSalary for Gotcraor.
Bismakck,Dak., July 17.^The com^^mittee on the executive hns agreed on its^report on the salaries of state officers, but^will not submit it to the convention for^several days. The salaries recommended^are as follows: Governor, $3,000; Lieuten^^ant Governor. 81,000: Auditor and Commis^^sioner of Insurance, 52,500 each - Secretary^of State, State Treasurer, Superintendent^of Public Instruction, Commissioners of^Schools and Public Land and Attorney-^General, S3 000 each. The committee will^also recommend that the railroad commis^^sion consist of three members, who shall^be elected, and whose salaries shall be^^Si,1^*1 each. Many believe it is safer^to have commissioners appointed by the^governor than to place them under the in^^fluence of political pledges in conventions^and campaigns. The committee on county^superintendent ask that no school lands be^sold for leas than $10 per acre without the^consent ot at least two consecutive legisla^^tures; that no more than one-fourth of the^land shall be sold within five years, and^that at least one-fourth shall never be^sold.
Proposedarticles were introduced as fol^^lows: Providing that the license for the^sale of intoxicating liquors shall be $1,000^in a city of over 5,000 population, and 8500^in towns of less; making the basis of repre^^sentation in the legislature one^representative to every 700 votes: mak^^ing it necessary to have all^bank notes issued for circulation, regis^^tered and countersigned by an officer of^the state, and compelling security for the^full amount of the treasurer. Judge Cooley,^chairman of the inter-state commerce com^^mission, being in the city, was invited to^address the convention, which he did^briefly. The joint commission for the di^^vision of the property and the adjustment^of the debts of the territory between the^two states were in session several hours^this evening.
Lwk of Harmony in South Dakota.
SiouxFalos, S. D., July 17^ The^standing committees are slow in reporting^and little business was transacted to-day.^The committee on legislative and judicial^apportionment has failed to come to any^definite understanding. It held a stormy^session this afternoon and rescinded all^previous action. This want of harmony is^due to the efforts of various candidates to^gain advantages by apportionment of the^districts.
Gvthrie,Oklahsma, July 17.^The ter^^ritorial convention called for the purpose^of framing a scheme for a provisional gov^^ernment met here at noon to-day. The^convention which was held Monday at^Frisco, in opposition to the present conven^^tion, has had the effect of limiting the rep^^resentation. Delegates are present only^from the northern portions of the new^country, about seventy five in number.^The convention organized with the election^of John A. McDonald as temporary chair^^man. After the appointment of committee^on credentials, an adjournment was taken^until its members have agreed upon a re^^port.
ItWu the Work or Jack.
London.July 17.^The woman's body^found in the Whitechapel district last night^was that of a middle aged pr wtitute. The^body was lying on the back, the clothing^being thrown up exposing the abdomen,^which was gashed in a horrible manner in^several places, though the intestines were^not exposed. No part of the body was^missing and warm blood was flowing from^the wounds. A policeman and a watch^^man of an adjacent warehouse must have^been within a few yards of the spot, but^beard no noise.
Itis stated that a letter waa received by^the police before last night's murder in^Whitechapel, signed Jack the Kipper, in^which the writer said he waa ^about to re^^sume his work.
Dealerin Pure California Grape Wines and Brand'es for Me^^dicinal and Family Purposes. Old Kentucky Whiskies, Penn^^sylvania and Maryland Kves.
Importerof the Best Brands of Rhine Wines. Clarets, Fine^French Cognacs. Scotch and Irish Whiskies, Holland Gins and^Jamaica Bums, . .vood and glass. Prompt attention given to^outside orders.
No46 South Main Street.
WarnerLeaves the Sioux.
KansasCity, July 17.^Major Warner,^commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of^the Republic, and one of the Sioux com^^missioners, returned to Kansas City from^the Dakota Sioux reservation to-day. Re^^garding the national Grand Army of the^Republic encampment to be held at Mil^^waukee, he said he had encouraged and^expects a large attendance. Regarding the^labors of the Sioux commission, the major^anticipated success. The reservation. he^said, would probably be opened to settle^ment by the early spring.
Fresno,Cal. July 19.^Fire started In^the stables of the Kuss house this morning,^and the hotel and an adjoining frame^building were burned. Loss. $40,000 At^] first it was thought several people had been^burned to death, but search up to late this
Ievening failed to disclose any bodies. It is
Inow believed do Uvea were lost.
Lowell.Maas . July 17 ^The large sta^^ble of the Lowell horse railroad waa^burned to-night, together with 120 horses,^forty cars and much grain. Loss about
Deathor a Princess.
Coraxneu,July 17.^Prim-ess Au^^gusta, sister to the queen of Denmark, is^dead.
Ishpeming.Micb . Joly 17.^Prof. Benj.^Owen, aged 54. died to-day of apoplexy^He was a native of Sweden, eame to^America with Ole Bull, traveled with Niel^^sen and the best opera companies and was^the composer of several pieces of popular^m..^. .
WeCarry a Full Line of
Gkrar Bros. Slioes.
Tke excel any shoe in the market for STYLE and DCRABII.ITT Ale* the large*^line of Gents Shoes in the city, including HAN AN ^ SON^and LILLY, BRACKKTT A CO. makes.
RALEIGH^ CLARKE, No. 25 Uoper Main Si^suocnasoaa to f a oage * oo
TheDulutk a MiMkok.^Hubon, Dak., July 17 ^The organ . ^-^tion of the Duiuth. Milbank. Huron A^railway was completed here^D. W. Digga. of Milbank.^president. The capital is^$3,000,000. The line is to connect at Morris.^Minn , with the Northern Pacific, and run^to Chamberlain via Milbank, Ciark and^Huron.
MayBny the Alton.
Chicago.July 17.^The later Ocean u^authority for toe statement that a rumor^was in circulation to-day that the North-^weetern, Missouri Pacific or Union Pacific^was about to bay a controlling interest la^the Chicago A Alton railroad. Vice-Presi^^dent McMullen. of the Alloa, is said to^have been in consultation with Kidder.^Peabody * Go, of New York, and this is^qnoted as in a saeasmre eon firming the re-^aj
aeriou. Allegation. AgniQ.t the Brown^Storking* by a Home Paper.
St.Locis. July 17.^If all the rumors^which are rife In base ball circles just now^are true, the day is rapidly approaching^when the crookedness and hippodroming^tendencies of base ball playet will bring^the national game into such flagrant dtsre^put as to make it a stench to the nostrils of^all lovers of manly sport. The Post-Dis^^patch says that for some time past there^have been stories afloat to the effect that^certain members of the Brown Stockings^base ball team were not playing ball^Stories of crookedness in the Browns were^first started when they made that dls^trous trip to Kansas City. It was then and^is still generally believed here that the^team purposely lost those games to force^Von der Ahe to remit the fines he had im^posed on Robinson, who had refused to^play unless it was remitted. Still at that^time no one thought the club was losing^for monetary considerations, though there^were stories afloat that they had Robinson^against them in the pool rooms.^Kven those who made these charges, how^ever, did not claim that the players were^moved to play off, by any other motive^than to force Von der Ahe to Haoinson's^terms. Men against whom the charges are^made are Pitcher King and Third Baseman^Latham. Instances are cited where King^and Latham have been responsible for the^loss of games, and one case is cited where^the circumstances were, to say the least,^suspicious^a game between the Browns^and Athletics. King was in the box the^first two innings, and a well-known sport^was backing the Athletics heavily. King's^pitching was so execrable that he was^taken out and Stivettes substituted. At^that point, although the Athletics were^ahead, the sport commenced hedging and^gave odds to get his money protected. The^Browns won by a score of IS to 12.
SeriousFire in the Neighborhood of 1.1%-^ingftton- A Steamer for the Park.
Livinoston.July 17.^[Special to the^Independent.)^E. Goughnour came down^ou the Park branch train this evening and^reported forest fires in the vicinity of Mull-^herrin. One of Mr. Goughnour's mill build^^ings, long since abandoned, caught fire^several days ago and the fire soon spread^to the surrounding timber. The mill,
hicbis now situated further up the^gulch, was not reached by the conflagra^^tion which, it is thought, is now under^control. The mill hands have been fight^^ing fire night and day, and Mr. Goaghnour^says that it is through great effort that the^fire was checked and thousands of feet of^lumber prevented from being burned. 11 is^principal loss was a supply of eats stored^in the old mill building.
Asteamboat went up to the park to-day,^occupying four flat-cars, for use on Yellow^^stone lake.
EOlKM r.^ PKKISH.
AnEffort to Recover a Watch Results in^the Lofts ol Lire.
Lincoln,Neb., July 17.^Four men lost^their lives in this city under peculiar cir^^cumstances. A watch dropped in a cess^^pool and the men were endeavoring to re^^cover it. They dug a large hole at the side^of the pool, and this hole was filled by the^rain. One man stood on a ladder above^the water and made an opening into the^cess-pool. Foul air and gas rushed out^and overcame him and he fell into the^water. A friend went to his aid and be^was likewise overcome. Others came to^help and one by one seven men fell into^the water, which by this time was full of^muck and lime from the vault. Three^were rescued, some by men who afterward^perished in attempting to save others. The^dead are James Crawford, Albeit Kudkler,^John Cleary and Frank Maloney. Craw^^ford and Cleary are married.
TheSession or the Kducators.^Na^hville, July 17.^The second day's^session of the National Educational associa^^tion was called to order this morning.^Henry A. Wise, of Baltimore, read a paper^upon the introduction of manual training^in the public schools- Bishop John J.^Keane, of Washington, read a paper pre^^pared by Cardinal Gibbons upon the ques^^tion, ^Should the Americans Educate^Their Children in Denominational^Schools ^^ Bishop Keane followed in a^psper on the same subject, taking the poai^tion that Christianity should be inculcated^during the period when children attend^school. Mr. Edwards, D. I) . of Boston,^followed in a paper In opposition to paro^^chial schools. Bishop Keane replied and^denied the assertion that the pope or the^Roman Catholic church was seeking tem^^poral power and control of the govern^^ment.
The Parnell Hearing.
London,July 17.^The croas-examina-^tion of Matt Harris, member of parliament^was continued before the Parnell commis^^sion. He testified he could not say whether^$090,000 was the amount Patrick Egan ac^^knowledged as receiving from America.^Witness went to New Y'ork, via Paris, get^^ting money from Parnell to day part of bis^expenses. He met Egan, Walsh and Sher^^idan, lie did not believe Sheridan would^enter into a conspiracy to commit murder.^Harris declared be never incited any per^^son to commit crime. He had declared the^landlords did no more harm to Ireland^than could have been done by Bengal ti^^gers or other wild animals.
Gladto be Kid or Them.
Cuicago,July 17.^General Master^Workman Powderly and his coadjutors,^Holland, Wright, Hayea, Devlin and Cos-^tello, spent to-day in examining complaints,^petitions and reports regarding the order in^the northwest. Mr. Powderly stated that^the charter of the first assembly of the^Knights of Labor of France was prepared^this morning. It was insisted by Mr. Pow^^derly that nothing would be done to win^back the seceding members of the Knights^of Labor who have organized a rival order.^He stated that they were stronger without^them: that they formed a disturbing ele^^ment In the order, were hostile to the prin^^ciples of the Knights of Labor, and that^they were glad to have them go.
aMove for Consolidation.
Chicago,July 17A local paper says:
Acircular has been issued that bears the^signatures of the chief officers of the prin^^cipal labor organizations of the L'nited^States, including the Knights of Labor,^Federation of Labor and Brotherhood of^Carpenters and Joiners. It proposes an al^^liance of all labor organizations in the^country. If the alliance Is realized it will^be by far the most formidable labor organ^^ization that ever existed in the l'nited^States or elsewhere.
CANNOTTRI ST THE WHITES.
NewY'okk. July 17.^An experimental^trip was made yesterday by K. D Hog an.^an experienced aeronaut, in a controllable^air ship. After the ship bad risen several^hundred feet the propeller fan used for^raising and lowering the ship was lost and^fell to the grouud. The air ship started^out toward the ocean, and nut her the^aeronaut nor the balloon has been seen^since. The worst is feared.
AnInternational Exposition Scheme.^Nkw York. July 17.^Mayor Grant bas^sent a reqnest to half a thousand of the^most prominent men in this part of the^country, representing over $1,500,000,00$^asking them to be present at a conference^of representative citizens to consider the^advisability of holding an international ex^^position in this city in 1802. and to arrange^for the preliminary work if it is deemed^advisable. Tbe meeting is to be held on^toe afternoon of the 25th Inst.
NewYork. July 17.^Three 'longshore^^men were mysteriously wounded by ballets^on pier 55, North river yesterday. Tbey^were new men taking the plaees of men^discharged It is believed the shooting^was done by discharged men. A panic^prevails on tbe dock.
C'Mnrderer at Liberty.
Lonsvu.le.July 17.^Dr. T. Henigan,^who was recently convicted at Bardstown,^Ky., of the murder of bis brother in-law,^j. H. Hays, and sentenced to the peniten^^tiary for life, broke Jail at that town last^night and craped*
SiouxChirr, at ^ hryrnne Agency Krfui^to Sign the Treaty.
ChktennkRiver Agency. Dak., July^17.^The Indians assembled this morning^and asked that certain portions of tbe act^of congress, which bad not bee clearly^understood, be read again. These related^to taking lands in severalty, and the^method of extending tbe permanent fund^Gov. Foster explained carefully all these^provisions. White Swan addressed the^commission, complaining that tbe Poncas^and Santeea would unjustly profit by the^proposed sale of land.-. He complained^that the Indians could not take the lands^in severally and make a living, as crops^were so frequently a failure. The govern^ment in tbe past bas invariably failed to^fulfill the treaty obligations with this peo^^ple, and for that reason lie would refuse to^sign.
CrowEagle, Littlc-No-Heart and Rat^tling Bib spoke and other chiefs, repre-^senting the tour bands at tbe agency, also^spoke. All complained of the non-fullfill-^ment of former treaties, and carefully^evaded a discussion of the present bill.^Each concluded by stating he would not^sign. Gen. Crook reminded the Indians^that they have not been cheated in the^Black Hills purchase. It took S2 to pro^^duce every dollar's worth of ore taken^out of those hills. There was^a great amount of worthless ground. By^tbe present bill tbe Indians were getting^more than the land ^as worth. The Indi^^ans, he stated, had actually received much^more than was promised under the treaty^of lhriH. He warned tbe Indians that they^would certainly never get a better offer^than the present. Instead of complaining^of tbe past they bad better think of the^future. While the opinions of the chiefs^expressed would make the prospect appear^rather dismal here, there are no indica^^tions that the commission are disturbed.^There is certainly no weakening of effort.
PfNJBDDEAD D IKD.
JohnLoney Diet. Suddenly at Mlwoulx^A^Case I nder the Mmuidi Art.
Missocla.July 17. ^[Special to the In^^dependent J^ John Loney was found dead^in room 41 of the Arlington hotel at an^early hour this morning. The indications^are that he bad been dead not less than^forty-eight hours when discovered. He^was a laboring man and apparently in^good health when last seen a few days ago.^A coroner's inquest resulted in a verdict of^death from natural causes, presumably^heart disease.
Aman by tbe name of Tracy was ar^^rested here this morning for violating the^Edmunds law. The arrest was made at^tbe instance of a woman with whom he^had been intimate. The case has not yet^been called up in court and the indications^are that the action will be dismissed by^Tracy marrying the woman.
SerlounWreck on tha Cairo A Ylncenne*^Near Carmeil. iii.
Carmell,111., July 17.^At 11 o'clock to'^day the north-bound passenger train on the^Cairo A Vincennes road jumped the track^while running at the rate of thirty-five^miles an hour, and was badly demolished,^The more seriously injured are Conductor^Charles Long, of Danville, 111., left ear off^and head cut, seriously hurt: Baggage^Master Cook, bruised all over the body:^Mrs. Porter, of Terre Haute, badiy bruised^and injured internally: Mrs. Daniels, of^Fairfield, 111., bruised and injured in^^ternally; Mrs. McMahon. of Carmi, 111.,^seriously injured internally: Miss Luella^Cox, of Greene county, Ind.. hip dislocated^and injured internally: Mrs. Cox, of Jones-^bore; C. Johnston, ol Vincennes, sides and^back injured. Most of the passengers were^extricated only by cutting into the coaches
itbaxes. Tbe engine did not leave the^track. No blame can be attached to tbe^railroad com pan', as tbe wreck was the^result of an unforseen occurrence.
TheDefeated Slugger Arrives at Bal^timore and Talks About His^Fight With Sullivan.
Acknowledgment That He^Squarely Beaten, the Blame^Laid on His Trainer.
Reeorxt,.f the League Oamea. With th^Cle.eland Babies Among the Winners^^The Rare* at Chlrago.
HUU1FALLS NKW 3,
m.i.1. Artiilty In the Wool Market -Death^or an Old-Timer.
GreatFalls. July 17.^[Special to the^Independent.) ^ Despite the immense^quantities sent forward to Boston, New^Y'ork and Philadelphia, the wool ware^^house, which holds ^50,000 pounds, is filled^to its full capacity. More heavy shipments^will soon make storage room. There are^250,000 pounds of wool now ready for^shipment, all of which has been consigned^to Boston houses. Buyers are soliciting^consignments with reasonable success.^The woolgrowers are loth to take leas than^was paid a week ago, especially as the^eastern markets are as firm as ever. The^receipts to-day included the clips of Dr.^Fairfield. 15,000 pounds: Mr. Seoffin, of Du-^puyer, and of Severance A McVeigh, 30.000^pounds.
Wm.McQueen and partners have given^an option on the Bipple mine, which is in^the Snow Creek district, near Veihart
J.U. Seiford, of Belt creek, is dead. He^was an old-timer and owned a ranch and^mining property. Sheridan post, G. A. R.,
illconduct the funeral.
A MYSTERIOUS (RIME.
BrutalMurder or .lohn Klkln. and HI*^Wire by an I'nknown I'rr
Dubl-o.uk,la., July 17 ^ John Elkins^and wife were brutally murdered last night^on their farm in Elk township, Clayton
i,nty.this state. Elkins' second son, a^boy of 11 by a former wife, slept in a bam.^and states that he was awakened about 3^o'clock by a rifle shot. Going into the^bouse a fearful sight met bis eyes. His^father waa lying dead on tbe bed with a^bullet through his brain, and his wife waa^also In bed with her head smashed in. Tbe^babe was still sleeping, the boy says, be^^tween them. Grasping tbe babe b - made^his way to a neighbor's and gave an alarm^The coroner's jury Is investigating the mat^^ter. Tbe murderer has not been found,^but suspicion rests on Bob and bis older^brother, a young man of 24. who both had^a grudge against their stepmother. Elkins^was a man ot 50 and his wife 27.
CropProspect. In Hungary.
Pesth.July 17.^The wheat crop in^Hungary is below the average and is in^poor condition, owing to the shrinkage of^grain in the ear. Com is in good condi^^tion, and tbe vineyards make an excellent^showing.
Shotat the Kniperor.
BioJaneiro, July 17.^The emperor of^Brazil attended a theatrical performance^last night- As be was leaving at tbe con^^clusion a Portugese fired a shot at him. but^the bullet missed its mark. The would be^aasaaain was arrested.
Philadelphia,July 17 ^Last night^Louis Claberado, while pursuing bis 14-^year-old daughter, who waa eloping with^Michael Vinorceli. waa shot by tbe lover,^who in turn was battered to death by Cla-^berado's friends. All are Italians.
Handred. Were Hurt.
MiLFORD,Mass., July 17 ^At a circus^exhibition, last night, a section of sesus,^with SOO people, went down, then another^with 7O0l Several were badly hurt, and^hundreds cut and bruised. There were no^fatalities.
TheProvident at W xu^h tag-to a^Washington, Jul) 17^Tbe president^and Mrs. Harrison arrived In Washington^this afternoon at 4:15 o'clock.
TrllowJack ax Colon.
Washington,July 17.^The state de^^partment has been informed that yellow^terer baa made its appearance la Colon.
HoulangerDeals* tha Chargaa.
LoaDOBT,July 17. ^ Bou.anger declares^the statements made in the indictment^against him are a tissue of falsehoods.
Baltimore,July 17 ^ Kilrain arrived^in Baltimore yesterday and has entirely re^^covered from the effects of the battle. He^does not show a mark of any kind. Kil-^raiii said squarely he was whipped, but^thought be was largely tbe victim of cir^cun stances. When asked directly if be^thought be bsd been drugged he said^No.^ Johnny Murphy, when asked the^same question, answered mysteriously that^there was something wrong, but for the^present his tongue was tied, but when the^time came he expected to. make some im^portant revelations.
'Whathave you got to say about^Mitchell .' ' the reporter asked.
'Well,he was not very attentive, to say^the least
'Ifyou ever fight again would you have^Mitchell for your trainer '.'^'
'No.sir, 1 don't know t at 1 would, but^1 don't know that 1 will fight any more. 1^think 1 have had my share.^ In speaking^further about tbe fight Kilrain said, ^1^weighed 1S5 pounds when 1 went into the^ring, and all tl.e talk about me only weigh^^ing is all bosh. 1 know I bad not been^trained properly, and was not in fit condi^^tion to fight Sullivan, but if 1 had not gone^nto the ring the people would have said I^was a coward, and 1 meant to fight if 1 was^killed. The crowd there was against me.^and the referee, 1 think, while a square^man, was partial to Sullivan and knew^nothing about tbe rulea. Both be and the^crowd were all the time telling me to go up^to Sullivan, and I went, knowing 1 wouij^only be knocked down. Of course the^referee had no right to say a word, and^under the rules I could have run all round^the ring, but there waa no one but little^Murphy there to coach me, and 1 blindly^went up and took my medicine. The^fact, though 1 was knocked down repeat^^edly but not knocked out, shows that Sulli^^van's terrible blows did not have the power^some people supposed they did. 1 could^have stood up longer, but Donovan threw^up the sponge in the excitement, being^afraid that I would get kiiled. My blows,^for some reason or other, did not seem to^have any force. My arms seemed numb,^but wbat was the matter I don't know for^the life of me. The sun had a ten ible ef^^fect on me, and my back was one big blis^^ter after the fight.
Foughtto a Finish.
SanFrancisco, July 17.^To-night Joe^Bowers and lack Lynch, both of San^Francisco, fought to a finish. Marquis of^Cjueensbury rules, at tbe Golden Gate Ath^^letic club rooms for a purse of $800^Lynch, who was badly punished about the^face, received a blow in the eighth round^tha. dazed him and lost him the fight
Wonby the Canadian..
London,July 17.^In the rifle contests^at Wimbledon to-day the Rajah of Kala-^pore's challenge cup was won by the^Canadian team.
WashingtonPark Racaa.^Chicago, July 17.^The attendance at^the Washington Park races to-day was^good.
Twoyear-olds, five-eights of a mile-^Honduras won, Wondale second, Port Law^tbird. Time 1:02%.
Three-year-olds,one mile^Come To^Taw son. Girondes second, Logis third.^Time 1:42%.
Oneana one-fourth of a mile^^Brown^Princess won, Gilford and Tenacity a dead^hest for second place. Time 2:10.
Threefourths of a mile^Dancing Kid^won, Tom Daly second, Golightiy third.^Time 1:16^^.
Three-tourthsof a mile^Benson won,^Somerset second, St. Nick third. Time^1:15 V
Oueand one eighth of a mile^A very^close finish and the judges placed Little^Minch first, Monita Hardy second, Casta^^way third. Time 1:66%.
Butte,July 17.^[Special to the Inde^^pendent.]^To-day was the opening of the^the annual tournament of the Montana^Shotgun clubs. The attendance waa large,^Helena, Dillon, Deer Lodge, Anaconda^and Missoula being all represented.
Tbefirst event was a sweepstakes. $2.60^entrance. Thtre were twenty-five entries.^Frank Carter and B. Sbeads, of Butte, dl^vided first money, W. H. Young and M.^Yaeger, of Butte, and A. J. Fisk, of Hel.^ena. divided second, and Manuel, Helena,^G. W. Baldwin. Missoula, and C. K Smith,^of Butte, divided third.
Tbechief interest of the tournament een^tered in the second event, which was the^shoot for the Ley son A Turck cup,^which is a handsome trophy and^worth $850. The conditions under which^this cup waa presented were that it waa to^be won three times by the same club before^It became the property of that club. Butte^won the cup at the two preceding tourna^^ments, and to-day won it for tbe third time,^thus settling the question of its ownership.^The shot was at twenty-five birds each,^with five men constituting a team. There^were two teams competing from the Butte^club and one each from Dillon, Deer lAKlge^and Helena. The score waa, Butte, No.
W;Butte No. 2, 80; Helena. 78; Deer^Lodge, 7rj; Dillon, 49.
Tbethird event was an individual shoot^at ten blue rocks for a purse of $75. Bald-^in, of Missoula, won with a straight^score: Smith, of Butte, took second money,^with a score of V: Elliott, of Butte, S; Fiak,^of Helena, V: and Cowan, of Butte, o.^Tbe day's contests were wound up with^sweepstakes at ten singles, for which^there were twenty-seven entries. Smith,^of Butte, won with a straight score. Fisk^and steward second, with and Cowan^tbird, with 8. Tbe Bozeman cup, now held^by Deer Lodge, will be shot for tomorrow.
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Di.tingui.hed Tourists Pa** Helena on^Their Way Home.
Adistinguished party passed through^Helena last evening, the most important^member being no less a person than Gen.^Russell A. Alger, of Detroit, Mich., who^was a candidate for tbe presidential^nomination at; the |last republican na^tional convention. Gen. Alger is a tall and^dignified appearing gentleman, yet very^modest and unassuming, and a very pleas^^ant conversationalist. His hair is quite^gray, as well as bis heavy moustache and^chin whiskers. He looks the kind hearted^gentleman that be Is and surrounded by^his family a scene of comfort and bappi^ness is prominent in every face. (Jen.^Alger is largely interested in tbe manufac^^ture of lumber in Michigan and^owns a great pine forest on^-ake Huron that comprises more than^100 miles and produces over 75,000.000 feet^of lumber annually. He is a millionaire,^and bis benefactions to the poor of tl.e city^of Detroit have been noteworthy.
With(ren. Alger were Mrs. Alger and^his daughters. Misses Frances and Fay,^and his son, R. A. Alger, Jr.
Thus.C. Piatt, ex-senator of New York,^was also in the party. The others were^Mrs (ren. O Poe. of Detroit, and Col. Geo.
Hcpktns.The party occupied Gen.^Alger's private car ^Michigan,^ and are on^their way home from a pleasure tour to the^coast, having also visited Alaska. They^have been oo tbe road since June 30. and^after a two days' visit in Minneapolis will^go direct home.
Amongthe Helena people who received^the party at the depot were Col. and Mrs.^W. F. Sanders, Recorder J. R. Tooker and^wife. Col. McCutcheon, Si Huntley, Judge^Jos. Davis and Mr. and Mrs. JL B. Clayberg.
TheMilwaukee Postmaster Recom^^mended for Decapitation by the^Civil Service Commission.
HiaWay of Running Public Busins^Censured as Peculiarly Revolt^^ing and Underhanded.
FarmerRusk Start* a Boom for Harrlaoa,^Placing Him in the Field a* Aaxlaus^tor Another Te
BrightonBeach, July 17.^The races^^vaulted to-day as follows:
Five-eighthsof a mile^Centura first in^1:04 t. King William secono. Millerton^third.
Threefuturths of a mile^Miracle first in^1:1S%, Brin wood second. Tourmaline third.
Three-fourthsof a mile^Endure first in^1:17, Y'oung Duke second, Nannie II. third.
Sven-eighths of a mile^Bonnie S first^in 1:2V1 j, Sweedwell second, Ovid third.
Oneand one-sixteenth of a mile^Mala^first in 1:50^*., Bronz tmarte second, Pelham^third.
Washington,July 17.^Pittsburg gave^another poor exhibition in their contest^with the Seuators to-day, and the result^was that tbey dropped their tbird straight^game. Score^Washington, 10: I'tttsburg.^4. The batteries were for Washington,^Keefe and Daly: for Pittsburg, Garfield.^the babies plav ball.
Philadelphia.July 17^Cleveland^bad everything its own way to-day and^eaaily defeated Philadelphia by a great bat^^ting streak. Sanders was knocked out of^tbe box In tbe fourth and was relieved by^Wood in the sixth, but the latter fared no^better. Score^Philadelphia. 4: Cleveland,^9. Tbe batteries were for Philadelphia,^sanders. Wood and Schriver; for Cleve^^land, Bakely and Zimmer.
NewY'ork. July 17 ^The New Y'Tk^and Chit ago teams played the final game of^their preaeut series to-day. Welcb pitched^effectively at trying momenta and Dwyer^did not. M^C/uaid s umpiring was not well^received by either the players or spectators.^Score^N-w York H, Chicago S. Tbe bat^^teries were: For New York. Welcb and^Ewing: ft r Chicago, Dwyer and Farrell.
Boston,July 17.^Tbe Bostons won both^g%m-a from Indianapolis to-day. Tbe bat- i year wii^ be done
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COOPER^ WOOD ART SALE.
AnOpportunity for Beautifying Helena^Home* Seldom Offered.
Tbeart sale of Cooper A Wood at Encore^ball yesterday attracted a large number of^people, the ball during the day and night^being thronged. The collection of paint^^ings is by far the best ever sbown in Hel^^ena, and was brought to this section be^^cause of the belief that Helena has reached^the stage where tbe work of tbe true artist^will be appreciated. A number of pictures^were disposed of, among tbe buyers ^eing^Mrs. S. T. Uauser, who paid $1,000 for^three very superior paintings, A H. Alien,^W. K. Cuiien and J. U. Sanders. Many^fine pictures are still unsold, and every^lover of art is invited to visit tbe ball to^^day, and examine tbe picturea. so tbey will^know what they are purchasing at the auc^^tion sale to-night. This is an opportunity^the people of this section have never bad^before ol becoming ths possessors of fine^paintings without the expense of an east-^em trip, and one which they are not likely^to have again for some time. Good judges^say tbe work of Messrs. Cooper A Wood^ranks with tbat of the best artists of tbe^east, and purchasers can make no mistake^in selecting some of tbe treasures tbey^offer. Tbe artists extend a cordial invita^^tion to all to call and examine the collec^^tion. Parties not desiring to attend tbe^auction at night may make, their purchases^at the private sale during the day. To^night tbe sale will close.
Done During the^Month, funded.
TheRailway Age in its estimate cf track-^laying computed for the first six months of^1880, places tbe amount at 1.522 miles. Of^this amount Montana's quota bas been 50^miles. Work is in progress on 123 line.,^and from tbe unfinished number of enter^^prises, the Age says tbe probable construc^^tion for the year will be between 3.500 and^6,000 miles. The total mileage in the^L'nited States for 188b will be larger than^anticipated, and still it will be leas than for^several years past. In 1*87 the new mile^^age constructed fell a l.ttle short of 7,000^miles, and in 1H88 tbe total amount was^about 7.100 mile*. A tabulated statement^shows tbat most ot tbe building of tbis
tingof the home team was terrific. Score,^firs* game^Boston 10. Indianapolis 6. The^batteries were: For Boston, Radburn and^G-trz el; for Indianapolis, Getzein and^Daly. Second game^Boston 7, lodianap^oils 6 Tbe batteries were: For Boston,^Daly and Gab/ell; for Indianapolis, Rusie^and Buckley.
TheSharon Caae Again.
SanFKAHriaoo, July 17.^in the Sharon^divorce caae. appealed from the superior^court, the supreme court to day rendered a^decision remanding tbe ease for a new^trial. Tbe supreme coart fiod that the late^ex-Senator Sharon and Sarah Aithea Terry^kept their marriage, if there was one, and^their relations as husband and wife secret,^and for this reason the marriage waa never^consummated.
Begg*Hut Stay i. Jail.
Chicago,July 17 ^John F. Begga, in^^dicted for complicity in the Cronln murder,^made another application to-day for his re^^lease on bail, this time to Judge Altgeld.^of the criminal court. Th^ application^was refused.
Chinesea* Mine Operator*.
Cityof Mexico, July 17.^Advices from^Lower California state the Chinese syndi^^cate which baa bought a half interest in the^Masae concession regard the ore in the^Real mine as looking well, and miners will^^oon be put to work there, receiving as^wages from $2 to $3 per day. Tbe China^^men are already talking of importing Tbi-^neae laborers direct from China to En-^senada by tne projected Oceanic line, to be^put on by Clans Spreckels.
MilesCity. July 17.^[Special to the^Independent ]^Delegate T. H. Carter was^in the city a few boars to-^ay and left this^afternoon for a few days' stay at the ranch^of Hon. Joe. Scott.
CHarper, charged with attempted rape,^was to-day
nthe southern states.^North Carolina bas ten lines under^construction and for tbe six months just^ended has built 104 miles: Georgia bas con^^structed 142 miles: Mississippi leads with^171 miles: Tennessee, 106, and Texas, 101^miles. Six of the southern states show 611^miles and ten 784 miles. Commenting on^this the Age says: Thisfindicates the gen^era! activity of development in the south,^although some allowance should be made^for the fact that tbe climate there is more^favorab e for railroad building in tbe first^part of the year than is that of the north^^ern states. Mississippi shows the largest^figures thus far, this however being due^chiefly to the completion of the Geoigta^Pacific raiiroad. During the next atx^months some of the northern states will^add considerable mileage, notably New^Tork, Pennsylvania, Ohio. Michigan, Min^^nesota, Illinois and Washing o t.^while almost every state and^territory has enterprises under^way from which some new track^may be expected and tbe southern states^will still continue prominent. As we said
earlytn the year and have often repeater),^t tere is not only room in this country for a^vast increase in railway mileage but an^immense amount baa already been defin^^itely planned and only awaits a more fa^^vorable opportunity f'-r raising tbe neces-^money. Much more would be built^year than is now possible but for the^m which was raised in financial circles^railway building should be overdone^which caused a reaction tbat la now^delaying tne^completion of many mentor-
thrbetter^Ici/Iegfumate'en^^ In the^future that extreme conservatism in re^^gard to railway building now prevails in^financial circles.
ToIssue New Bonds.
ItIs announced thai the Northern Pacific^has decided to issue $15,000,000 in^bonds. An official of the compan^as follows: ^A plan for raising money to^improve the Pacific coast property and^Oregon Transcontinental bonds,permitting^that company to wind up iu affairs, has^been discussed, but nothing definite has^been decided on. It will probably be in^tha snap* of a collateral trust loan. '
Washington,July 17.^The civil ser^^vice commission to-day made public Its^second report In the Milwaukee postoffice^investigation. It is very voluminous and^details at length the substantiation of the^charges against Postmaster Paul, and con^^cludes as follows: ^Mr. Paul has grossly^and habitually violated the civil service^law and has done it in a peculiarly revolt^^ing and underhanded manner. His con^^duct merits tbe severest punishment.^While he retains bis position It la hopeless^to effect an honest administration of the^law. His farther continuance In office^would be a great misfortune and we rec^^ommend his immediate removal.^ The re^^port is signed by every member of the com^^mission.
FarmerRu.k Speak* hi* Little Ptaea.
NewY ore, July 17.^Tbe Times Wash^^ington special quotes Secretary Rusk on^the presidential outlook for 18U2, as follows:^Harrison will be a candidate and aright^popular and successful one he will be too.
'Y'ouhave no doubt Harrison will be a^candidate'.^'^^None whatever.^^^And that be will win ^^^^Of course he will win. He Is making^the most popular president, especially with^the common people. Of course, there are^some politicians who think he Is not mak-^ng removals asfaatas they would wish,^but President Harrison is a level and clear^^headed man. He knows what be is about^and will prove himself one of the beat as^well as one of the popular presidents; but^there, if I go on any farther yon will be^printing an interview with him, and don't^ou go and do it.
Tolmprota tha Columbia.^Washington, July 17.^Towards the^Improvement of the mouth of the Colombia^river, Oregon, Msj. Thomas U. Handbury,^engineer in charge, reports there has been^expended $414,263, leaving a balance of^$173,247 unexpended. For the coming year^he recommends an appropriation ef $700,-^000. It will require $2,423,000 to construct^a canal at the Columbia river cascades and^tbe accompanying improvements of the^river, also under Maj. Handbury's charge.^For the ensuing year it Is estimated $700,000^can be profitably expended for other im^^provements in Oregon and W asbington ter^^ritory Maj. Handbury makes tbe following^recommendations for appropriations:^hehaiis river, $3,000; Skagit, Stattqulah,^Noolsaok. Snohomish and Snoqualmie^rivers, $12,000.
ToLook After tha Minna.^Washington, July 17.^Superintendent^of the Census Porter to-day appointed Dr.^David S. Day expert and special agent to^take charge of the subject of mines and^mining for the eleventh census. Mr. Day^received a degree at the John Hopklna uni^^versity in 1884, and was appointed geolo^^gist in charge of the division of mining^statistics and technology in the United^States geological survey. He bas published^several volumes of a series on the mineral^resources of the U u i ted States, and Is r*
fiardedby many as one of the best s tat is tic -^ans on mines and mining in tbe country.
Mr.Burt'* F.rTort to Hnte It Dissolved^anil to Oet a Share or the Property.^Syracuse (N. Y.) Special: The caae of^Charles M. Burt against the Oneida Com^^munity came up the other day before At^^torney Waters as Referee. Mr. Burt has^been trying for sbout five tears to obtain a^dissolution of the Community snd to have^a receiver appointed. The property in^^volved am ..ints to $2,000,000. When the^Community was organized, half a century^ago, the plaintiff's father deeded his faim^to it and became a member. Cp to hia^fortieth year tbe plaintiff waa a meiiiber of^the Community. He had b-eu sent to Yale^College,where he was grains' d anal after^^wards had charge of the Mechanical De^^partment of the Communitv. Burt l^ ft the^Community, for his health's aake. as he^claimed, and was subsequently expelled.^He claims now that lie is entitled to tbe^property his fath* r deeded to the Commu^^nity and to bis share as a member of tbe^Community.
Hon.H. B. Blarkwell Addresses Members^or the Convention and Others.
Amajority of tbe members of tbe consti^^tutional convention and a number of ladies^occupied the floor of the convention hall^last night and the gallery was filled with^ladies and gentlemen to listen to the re^^marks of Hon. U. B. Black well, who spoke^on equal suffrage.
Onmotion of .1. It. Toole Hon. W. A.^Clark was chosen chairman, and be Intro^^duced Mr. Black well. Mr. Black well, hus^^band of the famous Lucy Stone, is a man^with silvery hair and beard, but Is erect^and vigorous In form and has a pleasant,^agreeable voice. He began his remarks^by ssying that he was tbe stcretary of^the American Woman Suffrage association^and had been commissioned to visit the ter^^ritories in the interest of equal suffrage,^present tbe views of its champions and en^^deavor to have incorporated In tbe consti^^tutions a plank giving women the right to^vote. People in tbe east telt It was wrong^to have the word male put In a con^^stitution, as then barriers were there^put up which could not well be sur^^mounted. Mr. Blackwell spoke of bis^efforts in Colorado for woman suffrage^when that state was organized. Everyone^was satisfied tbat equal suffrage would^carry, yet at the election the proposition^was voted down by wife beaters, habitual^drunkards, men who did not know their^right hand from tbelr left and conservative^men.
Thespeaker took tbe ground that every^person 21 years of age, of sound mind and^unconvicted of crime, should be allowed^to vote, and made a powerful and able ad^^dress upon the subject. No cause ever bad^a more ardent champion than equal suf^^frage bas in Mr. Blackwell, and hia logical,^finished remarks were listened to attent^^ively by his audience, wbo warmly ap^^plauded when he bad finished.
ASad Misfortune.^An unfortunate accident occurred to lit^^tle Eddie McLaughlin Tuesday, by which^tbe child's eye right may be totally ruined.^It appears that Eddie, wbo is only I years^old, was playing with some older lads,^wbo, undoubtedly, not realizing what the^result would be, sicked up a handful of^lime and mischievously threw It at him,^tbe lime striking tbe eye*. Being fright^^ened at the child's fearful cries the boys^ran away. The little sufferer reached^borne suffering intensely and a physician^waa immediately summoned, when it waa^found that the sight of one eye was ruined^and tbe other seriously injured. The care^^lessness of tbe boys can only be accounted^for by their ignorance of tbe effects their^a-'ion would have. Tbe parents of the^afflicted boy have the sympathy of the
ThatCamp Meeting.^Tbe Montana Central is making exten^^sive preparations to provide for the com^^fort of those wbo propose attending the^Methodist camp meeting to be held at Cen^^tral Park from June 24 to 28. It will un^^doubtedly be the largest meeting of the^kind ever held in Montana, affording as It^does an opportunity for a few day's camp^life in the mountains and being tributary to^the most populous portions of tbe territory.^An immense tent, about $00 feet long, is^to be erected on the grounds for the occa-