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Iextensive line of Dry Goods,^-Mown in the rity.
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VOL JO^NO. 253
\, MONTANA, SATURDAY MORNING. .SEPTEMBER 28 1889.
e-11Fitting Clothes of^nun our r^ady made
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)Bojra and Children,^Our *\^-w Brock ia^v ^ii cannot resist^NAN^^ ^ KLKIX.
BfMMjhd}Fork Coal^hot Kire an I leaves little
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Wallace^ Thorn burgh,
fieaiEstate, Mortgage Loans aid Jinx
FirstNational Bank t -
Housesbuilt for investors that will jield a net income of from^12 to 18 percent, on the investment.
I'wellingsbuilt on the installment plan.
NEWHOUSES FOR SALE.
Small Cash Payments; Balance in Monthly Installments.
4on Ninth Avenue, 2 on Eleventh Avenue. 1 on Logan street.
Ion Eighth avenue, 1 on Blake street, 1 on Lawrence street.
WALLACE^ THORN BURGH,
\t;~rit-i.Rooms 1. 2, and 3, Second Floor First National Bank^Building, entrance corner Grand and Jackson streets.
SHOE.V SHOES! SHOEb!
wecan fit any foot in helena.
Wehandle and keep in stock more Fine Goods than any house^West of (. liicago. Our Goods are
Bytt e Largest and Best Factories in Ameri^ a. It will pay you^to Bpead an hour or so examining our immense stock and get^New and Late Style Goods.
1P. WOOLMAN ^ CO.,
N-xt'to First National Bank, Helena.
MININGMACHINERY AND FARM IMPLEMENTS.
Schmttlerand Ku^hfotd Quartz, Lumber and Farm Wagons.
Allkinds and ti/.es B^nunt ^ Sons Celebrated Bob Sleds.^Fine Sleighs and Cutte-s, Fine Robes, etc.
ET^ AM 1 JOISTS AND BOILEKS, E.TC.
ACar Load Just Received by^BACH, CORY ^ CO., - Sole Agents.
REALESTATE AUCTION EXCHANGE'
GRANITE BLOCK, MAIN STREET, HELENA, MONT.
RealEstate and General Auctioneer.
HieMyimportont notice to real et-tate anil h'nee bnyeraand all interested in^II lrua iimpertie^: Read this list of inside city lotc. which will be i-old at anc-^tio ^ M Friday n -uinK Beat at 7 o'clock by Jor^ph Wolf, al bis Real Kotate Sale^K. om. tiranite Mock. Main street. Mark this fact: Kvery lot will be cold abso^^lutely t^^ the highest bidder.
LoU10. 11 and H hlo^ k ^.^o, N P addition No 2.
Lots1 and 2. block t^S. X. P. addition No. 2.
lAt 16. block :^''^. C. w. Cannon addition.
Lots27 aud ^.'s. block 33, Broadwater addition.
Ninet*feet frontage iu block 6. IWW addition.
Lots7 and 8. block 21. II^u-er addition
Lots^-^'.^.:^^ 31.32. block 54. Hauaer addition
Lot,4-ro^ni dwelling house, warm and snug. Id block 2v. N. P. addition
A5-room house on Fifth avenue in the Boston Row. Thin dwelling has^bath room and other conveniences, and motor line will pass the door.^A 5-rot oi 2 story house in the Ames addition. A very neat dwelliug;
waterin th^yard.^Lot In, block N. P. addi lon; large lot.^Lots 7 and S. brock X P. ad.litiou.
10iifeet in Ames addition, being lots 17. Is, lu. 20, block 203. one block
Loth13. 14. 15. 16. block 2i 3. City Park addition.
Lot.4 aud 5. b'ock 3. Fairmouiit ParR addition.
Lots-..! .^ block I. Hewins aduition.
Lots5, ^^ aud 7, block 3, Cox addition.
Alsolots in Villard, Pt.cen:x and VcL*^n Park addition.^Full particuUrs of the sire, location, terms of sa'e, and all other needed informa^^tion, may be h*d from the auctioneer Remember that every lot goes to the high^^est bidder, and that the sale is on Friday night.
R-al Estate Ancione^r. OfB^ e and Sale Room, Granite Block
ParkAvenue Livery and Boarding Stable.
FineHorses and Carriages of Every Description Always In Readi^^ness at Reasonable Rates.
CAREFULATTENTION TO BOARDING HORSES!
414Park Avenue. Teledhone 2 I 9.
WeCarry a Kali Line of
Ttorexcel any shoe in the market for 8TTLJC and DURABILITY Also the lanr^^^line of Gents Shoes in the city. Including RAX AX a SON^and LILLY, BRACKXTT ^ CO. makes.
RALEIGH6l CLARKE, No. 25 Uoper Main St
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Mrs.Gurley, Now in Prison, Gives the^Correct Version of Annie Red^^mond's Abduction.
TheChild Was Stolen to be Trained^in a Theatrical Company Which^Was Organizing.
Motive*Which L^d the Woman to MMi^the CoafeMiou-A Thrilling and In^terettiDg stor^.
Oneof the most sensational cases of an
abductionof a child since the day*of Char^^ley Ross was that of little Annie Redmond^about a year ago, and which finally re^^sulted in driving the father insane. The^fact in the case were m*de public Wednes^^day for the first time Mrs. Joaie Gurley,^who was con vict- d of abducting the little^one and sentenced to Joliet prison for five^years for the crime, has made a confesison,^which she elalsaa is the only true stor).^afrs.-Ourley had Just beew informed of^Harvey Gurle^'s Incarceration f jt bigamy,^and her anger against Gurley, to save^whom from the prison she had perjun d^herself, she said, led to the confession, tier^story lu brief ia as follows: Prior to tue^abduction a friend of Harvey Gurlej^named Dick Rysn. Gurley. Mrs. Parsons^an^1 Annie Alien were in connection with^a man named McGee of Toledo, Ohio, get^^ting up a theatrical company. McGee wrote^them that to complete the company they^must procure a bright little girl who coulu^l^-arn to sing and dance Acting upon this^Ryan planned the abduction of theRedmoi.d^child. Annie Allen was not an actress,^but waa stage-struck, and the conspirator*^agreed to secure ber a place in the troupe^for her aid in stealing the child. Gurley^was piomued 8100 by Ryan for his servio-s^in coii^ruittintf the crime On the day sj^the adduction the child came to play about^10 o clock and was soon enticed away by^Annie Allen, who was met further d iwn^the street by Gurley and Mrs Parsons^Here a carriage waa in waiting and all^four entered and were driven to the home^of Mrs. Parsons. In the meantime the^child had been rendered almost uncon^scious from the effects of eating drugged^candy. Two day* later the child was^brought to Mrs Gurley's home on State^street
ContinuingMrs. Gurley said: 'T did^not barn that the child was a atolen one^unt I one day in Xovruber. I was out for a^walk and called at Mr. Parsons', having^the chiid with me. While there a man^came along who saw the child and Sf^^claimed: 'That is Anna Redmond.' Mr^Parsons pushed therhild into the house^and shut the door and th^ n. turning to the^mar, - .1 with a laugh, 'You are sBMBafea n,^that is my ^on's little daughter.' The mo^n et I he b^d passed on Mrs. ['arsons d ^^ln^o a tertible rage and bundled me off^hon e with the chi:d 1 was so tlu-tered^and scared at what I had heard and Mir^thoi.ght that 1 had been keeping^the lost child that all the pa^^per* were talking about 'hat 1^hsidly knew what u^ do. When Gur'ej^heard that I bad taken the child out to^airs Parsons' and that the man had recog^uiZ'd it a* the Redmond chi!d he gave me^a terrible bea'ing and used me so^cru-llv that I could rot g^ t out i f bed^tor three days Hick R^an came to^the bouse aiid then both threatened me if 1^said a wo^d abcut the child. They said^they won'd kill nie. Ryan first tried to^t-ach the child to read and then to make^her sing and dance, but she would not^learn easi'y They whipped her and they^roay'.e m** whip her because she would not^It-am. It was Ryan's original intention to^have the company ready to start on Jan^^uary 1. and it was the Intention to take the^child along and teach her the part she waa^to perform. Some kind of play where a^chile: :s stolen from it* home. Something^ihi.rttred with Ryan's pians and ih*^daie^was changed to May 1. One day Gurley^can e home and said be waa going to put^the child in an orphan asylum and leave^h^-r there until they were ready for the^road Well, the child was discovered in^February and the theatrical scheme of^Ryan and Gurley fell through Mrs Gur^ley says that Gurlev often beat her, and^that she was afraid be would kill her, and^that she waa led to tell the stories she to.d^prior to and at the time of the trial by the^conspirators, who would send ber threat^ening notes in the food taken to her at the^jail.''
ONEOF JAY GOULD'S SCHEMES.
Missourirarifir Charges Against Knight*^Which the Latter Uo Not Fear.
St.Louis Mo., Sept. 27^During the^Missouri Pacific strike of 18h6 a train was^wrecked at Wyandotte, Kansas. Several^strikers were arrested on the charge of^causing it, but subsequently were dis^^charged Two of them began suit for ma^licious prosecution. The testimony in^these cases was taken here A deposition^was made to the effect that the Knights of^Labor at the time took charge ot the cases^of the train wreckers and spent $90,000 in^their defense; also, out of spite at the fail^^ure of the strike, the Missouri Pacific car^work* at St. Charles, M^ . *nd the Vanda^lia freight depot in East Bt, Louis were de^strojt-d by fire and a p'an devisen) to^blow up the bridge here t^j ;1 ating a dyna^^mite lad. i) barge against ii , but this was^no; carried out The names ot the actors in^these events were given, and it wasstat^d^that men much higher i i the ranks of the^knights knew much about these things.^In view of these statements it Is ssid Mas^SS^ Workman Powderly and Secretary^Hayes, when they arrive here next week,^will be put through the affidavit mill and^other members of the executive board be^cmpeiled to tell what li-*y know. The^locil knights say they have nothing to^t^ar and declare this move a bluff by the^Missouri Pacific.
x'w York, Sept. 27.^The supreme^council of Cerneau.Scottish rite of Masons,^has issued a proclamation in regarJ to its^trouble with the order, in which it says It^was merely with a de sire to enter into^frien ly relations that such a proposition^was made in April, 1888, to the grand col^^lege of rites, which the council then and^now understands to be a purely Scottish^rite. The body was attached to the Grand^Orient of Fiance. These relations never^have been consummated, the statement of^enemies to the contrary notwithstanding.^The council announces its loyalty to ail^Masonic bodie*, and in proof thereof^announces that the proposal in qu'S^Hon Is withdrawn and every^^thing set aside, whereby it may^be claimed that fraternal relatk rs have^been effected between the Grand Orient of^France or any of its bodies and the Cer-^neau organ zation.
WhoWas to BIum!^Chicago. S^pt. -jr.^The coroner to-day^began his itquest into the cause ot the^death of the victims of the recent accident^on the Chicago, Rock island A Pacific rail^^way at South Engiewood. Fireman L. O^Cloche, of the freight train which crashed^into the passenger car. testified that the^semaphore waa not thrown against his^train until it was within three lengths of^tt.e passenger car, and that Engineer^Twomhiey was sober. As soon as the^semaph-re fell be did everything passable^ro .-..p the train Brakeman Edward Wit-^ted, of the freight train, testified that be^saw the semaphore thrown against his car^when tt was half a mile away from the^^^dp of the accident, that the train was^ahead ot t m--. and that be went aloft and^i eg an to set the brakes under orders from^Conductor J. J. Stebblns. The watchman^at the point where the accident occurred^testified that the semaphore light was^shown before the passenger train had^stopped
Daelll.t*I nder Arrest.
ARLaaTA.Sept. 27.^The Calboun-Wil^liamson affair comes to the front again by^the arrest of the principals and seconds^Gov. Gordon granted the requisitions and^the two principals were placel under ar^^rest. They will go to Alabama and be^tried for duelling, the penalty of which is^imprisonment in the penitentiary at not^less than one nor more than ten years.
Delegatesseeing the Sigfcta.^Xaw Toes. Sept 27^The delegates^from South and Central America to the In^^ternational congress to be held In Washing^^ton visited several down town exchanges^this morning and were afterwards enter-^tamed at lunch at toe Lawyers' elub.
LARS M. RAN D AT BUTTE.
SilverCity Seandlaavleas Hear Owe ^^Their Own Orator*.
BfTTE,Sept 27 ^[Special to the inde^^pendent].^The Scandinavian orator, Lars^M. Rand, of Minneapolis, spoke here to^^night to an audience composed mainly of^Scandinavian democrats of Butte and^vicinity. Mr. Rand pr .ved himself to be^an unusually entertaining speaker, at^times convulsing his audience with his^witty stories and illusions. Mr Rand was^Introduced by the chairman, Chas. X.^Uoscjan. in the course of his speech Mr.^Rand said be would not draw any lnvid^lous comparisons between the two caodi^dates for governor, but he would repeat for^their consideration a speech be had heard^Mr. Power deliver the day before. Mr^Power said:
Gentlemenand fellow cltifns: I am^not much of a speaker. I'm mighty glad^to s-e you here. I'll tell you something:^We've got'em. 1 thank you very much^for your kindnesa
Mr.Rand's inimitable imitation of Power^was quite a treat and enj.iyed hugely by^his audience. He exhorted bis countrymen^to vote without fear or favor or coercion^from any boss or bosses, and said he bad^'be most supreme contempt for the man^who would so love' himself as to be co^^erced into voting for a candidate except by^his own will and Judgment. The Scandi^ntvians present were evidently much im^^pressed with Mr Rand's presentation of^the facts and at the close the chairman^proposed three chrers for the speaker,^which were given with a will.
Hon.(reo. W. Cassldy.of Xevada, spoke^to the miners of Centerville to-night, aud^the largest building in the camp was^crowded to hear him. Mr. Cassidy's long^experience in the west makes him peculiar^^ly fitted to talk to the silver miners, and^they showed th. ir appreciation of bis ef^^forts by earnest attention and frequent ap^^plause. Mr. Cassidy confined himself to^the tar ff and silver questions, which he^made very plain.
HlgTimber aud Mile* City Cltlsen* Honor^the YellowMone Orator.
Billixos.Sept. 27.^[Special to the In^^dependent ]^Last night C. R. Middieton^had an audience ^^ m posed of all the people^of Big Timber For an hour and a half^he discussed the vital points of this cam^^paign. The citizens of that place turned^out in force and pack -d the school house-^making an api r ^'1 re* mat M ss\ fully^alive to the topics uu.i^ r ^w -Herat.on.^Mr. Middieton made several - r .ug p i.uts^in bis speech, which will have consider^^able influence on the vote on election day^at that place.
Mr.Middieton addressed a large acd en^thusiastic audiecce at the court house here^to-night on the topics of the day, drawing^effective comparisons betsevn the res pec^five records ^ f Maginnis and Carter and^Tejo.e and Powers. At parts in bis speech^the young orator waxed eloquent and car^^ried conviction wi'h him. Ue^ was fol^^lowed by Mr D. B. CaLfi-ld of^Pennsylvania. who entertained his^audience with a description of^life in a ata'.e under protection, as observed^by s man who hss travelled through every^state in the Union and wbo.speaking from^experience, could forcibly place the condi^^tion of the worklngman of to-day before^bis hearer*. The meetirg was preceeded^by the me^st gorgeous display of fire works^ever witnessed in Y'ellowstone county and^interspersed with excellent music by the^band.
Kotterdaiuieock Laborers on a Mnke.
Rotterdam,Sept.27 ^The strike which^started among the dock laborers is spread^^ing to other occupations. The employes^of several cigar factories have joined the^movement. The strikers, headed by social^^ist leaders, paraded the streets this morn^^ing and afternoon, and attempted to pre^^vent the loading of the steamer Holland^The police interfered and the loading pro^^ceeded. Several ship owners have resolved^neit to grant the increased wages demanded.
LoHDoa.Sept. 27.^Tiilett, one of^the leaders of the recent strike^In London, will probably go to^Rotterdam to morrow, on bebalf of the^strikers. He has sent pickets to Harwich,^the principal point of departure of steamers^for Rotterdam. They have already stopped^manv blacklegs on the way to Rotterdam^to take the places of the strikers.
Water*Held for the Grand Jury.
SpokankFai.i - S-pt 27.^[Special to^the Independent J ^ Sidney D. Waters,^member of the city council ard commis-^siary general on the Brigadier General^Curry's staff, with the rank of colonel In^the state malilia, was to-day held in SI.000^bonds to appear before thegracd jury on the^charge of stealing provisions from the re^^lief committee.
TheRuby mine In the Ruby district,^Okanogan country, was sold to day to A lis^ky A Co., of Portland, for S30.000 cash.
ALand For Geronlmo's Band.
Washington,Sept.27 ^ In a few days^Secretary Proctor will send a board of^army officer* with a committee of the In^^dian rights association to conclude the pur^^chase of a tract of land in western North^Carolina upon which Geronimo and his In^dians, now in Alabama, will be placed.^The tract Is near the Tennessee line, from^which it is separated by the Great Smoky^Mountains. A number of Cherokees are^living there now, the remnant* of the band^which refused t ^ go to the Indian territory.
TheAlchlnon I* all Klein.
Boston,Sept. 27 ^Kidder, Peabody a^Co. author ze the statement that there is^nothing unfavorable In Atchison matters^to cause the present decline. The story^regarding 10 per cent assessme nt on stock^they never beard mentioned; the October^Interest will he met.
GeneralManager Goddard denies the^road is cutting rates.
ASouth Carolina Tradegy.
Columbia,S. C, Sept 27.^Alfred Bar-^nett and Allan Pettus. rivals for the hand^of Carrie Black, met last night to talk the^matter over. Soon after the bodv of Bar-^nett was found in the woods and Pettus was^missing. The girl, on being informed of^MM murder, swallowed laudanum and died^this morning.
WillBack Hla Horse.
Boston,Sept.27 ^In view of tbecharges^that the atallion Nelson did not win the re-^Cent race on its merits, bis owner of^^fers to trot a match against Alcryon for^S2.500 to Sa 000 He says h has been of^^fered a big sum for the horse but declined^to sell until this matter is settled.
Froma Tory Ulstrtet.
London,Sep* 27.^ The election to fill a^vacancy in the house of commons caused^by the acceptance by Hon. Henry Chaplin
ofthe ^ fbee ^ f minis er of agriculture took^place yesterday and resulted in the return^of Chaplm. beating Frances Otter (Glad-^st^ mi an i by over 1,000. Id the last election^Chapiiu waa returned without opposition.
TrainRobber* Go to the Penitentiary.
SaltLa k t Sept. 27. ^Fiaber and Nary ,^the men arrested for robbing tbe hio^Grande express at Thompson Springs.^Utah, several weeks ago, w^ re arraigned^for trial to-day. Both t-lesded guilty.^Fisher was sentenced to the penitentiary^for seven and Xary for five and a half^years.
Campbellla tke Field.
Washington,Sept. 27 ^The president^and Secretary Xoble will have a consulta^^tion to-morrow, wben It is believed tbe ap^^pointment of a commissioner of pensions^will be decided upon. A. B Campbell of^Kansas, bas decided. It is said, to enter the^lists as a candidate.
Proaaotseaof a Meataalaa^Washisston, Sept. 27 ^ Rufu* I. Kck-^ersoo. of Montana, clerk of class three in^the office of the second assistant postmaster^general, has been appointed^superintendent of tbe railway mail
TheDemocratic Nomlaee for Coifiwa t^^tke Editor of the Journal.
Missoula.Sept. Tt.^[Special to the In^dependen ] ^The following dispatch, sent^from here to-day by Hon. Martin Maginnis^to tbe editor of the Helena journal, is self^explanatory:
Missoula.Sept. 27^[To the Editor ot^the Journal. J ^Your editorial this morn^lng is based on strangely perverted facts,^purporting to be remarks of mine in my^speech in Livingston. At la some other^places, 1 refe rred to the character of our^future senators, and neither to Mr. Carter^or myself. My remark at tbe opera bouse^was in tbe plural, general and not per^^onal, as every one there knows. Xow,^therefore, tbe reference to Mr Botkln is a^vicious mi-representation. My language as^beard by hundreds of people was that in^his contest Mr. B. ^had exercised more^than the privileges of an invalid, and^assumed less than the responsibilities of a^man.^ 1 cannot help the mistakes or mis^understandings of your stenographers. 1^ouly deny that 1 ever uttered the state^^ments as reported. 1 think the Journal^owes me the justice to at least print tuia in^its morning edition, and to revise its com^^ments accordingly, aa i should not like to^be obliged to revise tbe kindly opinion^thai 1 bad farmed ot Its editors.
Leagueand A**oclation Game* -Nevada a^Winner at Louisville.
Indianapolis,SepL 27 ^ Wild pitching^and poor fielding was tbe cause of the^Uoosier's defeat to-day. Shreve was^knocked out of the box iu the first and^second innings. Daily retired from tbe^game after the third inning by consent^Score^Indianapolis, 8; Boston, IS. The^batteries were, for Indianapolis, Fee,^Shreve and Daily; for Boston, Clarkson^and Bennett.
Pittsbubo,Sept. 27.^To-da;'s game^was a pitchers'contest, Staley winning.
Thevisitors did their utmost to win in the^ninth. A siugle, two bases on balls, three^stolen bases and a passed ball yielded but^one run. as Staley struck out two men and^a lucky fly ended the game. Score^Pitts^burg, 4: Philadelphia. 3. The batteries^were, for Pittsburg, Staley and Carroll; for^Philadelphia, Sander and Shriver.
anaasv victobt.^Cleveland, Sept. 27.^Cleveland bad^rather an easy thing with Washington^to-day. Haddock was wild and was hit^hard wben be did get the ball over^d'Hrten was taken violently sick and com^^pelled to retire from tbe game. Score^^Cleveland 11, Washington 7. Tbe batteries^were^ForCleveland, O'Brien and Zimiuer;^for Washington, Haddock and Daily.
thk Ot ants win.
Chicaoo,Sept 27.^The Giants pounded^Tenerall over t:ie field to-day, hitting him^for three be^me runs in fhe ninth. Keefe^was vcy effective for Xew York. Both^team* fielded loosely. Score^Chicago, 8;^Xew Y'ork, 18. The batteries were, for^Chicago. Tener and Darling; for M w^Y'ork, Keefe and Murphy.
AtBrooklyn^Baltimore, 0: Brooklyn. 2^At Kansas City^Kansas City, 8; Cincin^^nati, 17.
Race*at i ber.
Ubet,Fergus County, Sept. 27.^[spe^^cial to the Independent J^The results ot^the racing here Friday and Saturday last^were as f jllows:
One-halfmile dash, starters^Vixner,^Old Turf, Bird and War Dance. War^Datcewon. Time, 0:48.
Sixhundred dash, starters^Sage Brnsh,^HarryiPease and Fanshiro. Harry Pease
on. Time. o.;^ .
Fourhundred and forty yards, heats,^handicap, starters^Sage Brush, Bird and^Harry Pease. Harry Pease won. Time,^0:2S)V and 02S%.
Thetrack waa fast and weather fine,with^a good attendance and visitors were highly^pleased with the two days' sport. A ball^was given on the second night at which^candidates for county and state t trices were^numerous.
Gbavesend,Sept. 27 ^Attendance^fair, track heavy.
Threequarters of a mile^Mute won,^Particles second, King idle third. Time,^1:20.
Handicapsweepstakes, one and one-^eighth of a mile^Xow or Never won,^Huutress second, J. A. B. third. Time,^Ma,
Oneand one sixteenth of a mile^Two^starters^Golden Keel and Swift ran a dead^heat. Time, 1:52%. In tbe run-off Swift^won. Time. 1:62.
hweeps takes, seven-eighths of a mile^^Ben Harrison won, Oregon second, The^Forum third. Time, 1:32
LastDay at Louisville.
Louisvillk,Sept. 27.^The fall meet^^ing of tbe Louisville Jockey club closed to^^day, with fair weather and tbe attendance^good. Tbe event of tbe day was the great^American stallion stakes.
Three-fourthsof a mile^Buckler won.^Consignee second, Hondair third. Time,^1:17X-
Handicap,one mile^Xevada won.^Somerset second, Quetaro Bell third.^Time. 1:43}*
Kive-eigtiihsof a mile^ Gracte M won,^Lottie L second. Pilgrim third. Time,^1.-03%.
GreatAmerican stallion stakes, one and
threes-fourthsof a mile^Outbound won.^Long Dance second. Metal third. Time.^8:11.
Oneand one-eighth of a mile^Spectator^won by a neck. Spectator touied Tenlike^almost under the wire and was diequallt-^fied. Ten like being placed first. Autone^second, Plunder third. 1 ime, 1 J*
XewObleans, Sept. 27.^The Times-^Democrat has iecelved a cable from ex-^State Treasurer Burke, now in London,^saying: ^1 have engaged passage; will^sail for Xew Y'ork Saturday.
London,Sept 27 ^ Ex-Treasurer Burke^of Louisiana, was called upon by an As^^sociated Press representative to day, and^found to be preparing for his departure to^tbe United States to-murruw. He said he^was not in condition to give full informs^tioo regarding the bond matters, but claims^bis course in office was perfectly correct,^and says if it can be shown he is indebted^to tbe state of Louisiana in any way, be^will make the indebtedness good.
AFargo Merchant After tbe Railroads
Washxjtotom,Sept. 37.^K. M. Kaworth,^of Fargo, Dak., baa filed complaint with^the Interstate commerce commission^against a number of railroads, including^the Xorthern Pacific, Southern Pacific,^Union Pacific and Oregon Railway ^fc Xav-^igation Co., alleging dlscrimmath a in rates^oo sugar from the Pacific coast to Fargo,^as against SL Pan I.
BonorlBg awSSSS) a.
Pabis. Sept 27.^Tbe grand cross of a^commander of the Legion of Honor has^been bestowed ops Thomas A Edison.^Spuder, minister of foreign affairs, in con^^ferring the decoration, said it was given in^honor of services rendered to science and^for tbe part taken by Eiison In the Paris^exposition.
Boughta Stock Farm.
LaxiNGToa,Sept. 27.^Smith McCann, a^part owner of the trotting stallion Red^Wilkes, to-day fought tbe late G-n With^^ers' Fan Lawn stock farm for ^106,000
Diedat with Mountain.
htadi.no. Pa., sept 27.^Waiiasa^Lough bridge, ex-congressman from lowr,^died last Bight on Sooth Mountain, ten^miles above reading, where be has been^for the benefit of hi* health.
TbeCeatUtin** All Bight.
XawToaa, sept 27.^Tbe Cigarmaktrs'^Xatkmai Unkn spent tbe day revisit g tbe^constitution. Although hundreds of^amendments were offered, the constitu^^tion, so far, practically remains un-
Whatthe Government Commission^is Doing to Redeem a Sister^Territory.
TheLaw Not Openly Violated, but the^Practice Still Encouraged by^the Church.
Recommendationfor More Severe Sen^^tence*. Plural Wive* to be Answer^^able a* Well a* Husbands.
Washington,Sept. 27 ^The annual^report of tbe Utah commission has been^received by secretsry Noble. The report^says the commission on November 31, 1888,^appointed a canvassing board of five repu^^table citizens, three of whom were Gentiles^and two Mormons. This board made re^^turns of tbe votes cast for delegates to con^^gress on tbe nth of that month, when i* was^found that John T. Caine, Mormon, h.-d^received 10,127 votes, R. X Basken 3 484^votes and S. R. Spurman SU votes. Caine^was given a certificate of election With^but one exception, tbe report* states there^was no charge of fraud at the election.
Tbecommiasiou. continues the report,^has followed in tbe footsteps of tbe first^Utah commission, which recrgnlxed tbe^fact that congress in creating it desired it^to nse its best endeavors to wipe out and^extinguish polygamy, and as fares possible^ail polygamous influences and tendencies,^With this purpose in view the commission^in appointing registrars of elec'i .n se^^lected, when possible, those belonging to^tbe non-Mormon element, and always ap^^pointing a majority of the judges ot elec^tion, two out ot three, of the Gentile class^In some places, however, there were no^Gentiles to fill tbe position* This course,^tbe retort states, bad the effect of decreas^^ing the Mormon vote,
touchingthe question of polygamy, tbe^report aaye: ^Poly gamy is not at tbe pres^^ent time openly practiced except, perhaps,^n a few remote and out of the way places;^but tbe nun-Mormon element insists that^plural marriages are solemnized^clandestinely and practiced se^^cretly In the larger centers and^throughout the territory. This may^or may not be tiue. The commission^neither affirms nor denies it in the absence^^f positive evidence. Doubtless many^members of tbe Mormon church never^nave practiced and never intend to prac^^tice polygamy, and perhaps many of them,^per se, do not believe in tbe practice; but^from tbe standpoint of their faith and creed^they accept It as a revelation from God,^through tbe prophet, seer and revelator,^Joseph Smith, ratified and approved by the^great preaMent, Bngham Y'oung; and that^w ij. ever desires to do so should have tbe^right to comply witb this ordinance of the^church.^ All laws forbidding tbe^practice* f polygamy, the report continues,^the Mormons pronounce unconstitutional.^There are grounds for the belief, it I*^stated, tjat polygamy Is still taught by tbe^church as a saving ordinance, and that^those who practice it are assured ot higher^exaltation in heaven than those wbo con^tent themselves with one wife. Extracts^are given from Mormon papers showing^they still openly advocate polygamy. That^the teachings and practice of polygsmy^have not been discontinued, as claimed by^some, is proven, the report says, by tbe^fact ibat since September 1, 1kkm. there hae^been In the territory of Utah 357 convic^tiou* tor bigam), adultery, fornication and^unlawful cohabitation.
Ifplural marriages are now celebrated,^say s tbe report, it is done in tbe secret^chambers of tbe temple. If polygamy is^practiced, it is with the secrecy with which^the burg.'ar guards bis housebreaking and^tbe th:ef his larcenies Those wbo are^convicted of polygamy regard themselves^and are regarded by their friends, as^martyrs, and think it no disgrace to be^sent to the penitentiary. Tbe courts are^commended tor their vigilance and also for^tbe mercy with which their mandates sre^tempered. Tiie commission, in view of the^present condition of the territory as regards^polygamy, dees not think Utah should be^admitted as a state Should it be, tbe^commission says, it would not be^loug before the Gentile element,^witb its advanced civilization,^its trade and traffic, would be driven from^the territory and the Mormon theocracy^made supreme. The commission makes a^number of recommeudations, among them^that the jurisdiction of all polygamous and^sexual offenses, withe.'Ut regard to the place^-ommitted within tbe territory, be con^^ferred on district courts; that the term of^imprisonment for unlawfjl cohabitation^oe extended to at least two years for t!i-^first and three years for the second; that it^be made a penal offense for any woman to^enter into marriage with any man knowing^that he has a wife living undivorced,^coupled, however, with the provision that^in cases where the po ygamous wife is^called as a witness sgauu^t her husoand,^her testimony could not be used in any^future preisecution against ber, and a like^provision as to the t.uaband; that a person^wbo refuses to take an oath^that be or she is not cohabit^ing with more than one husband or^wife in marriage relation as esse may be,^shall be exclu ed from making a location^and settlement upon public lands; tbat the^laws with reference to the immigration of^Chinese and tbe importation ot contract la^^bor, paupers and criminals be so amended^as to prevent the immigratitm of persons^claiming their rel.gion justifies tbe crime^of polygamy, and that tbe constitution^should be so amended as to further pro^hibit polygamy; that a law be enacted^creating a board to consist of the governor,^the Utah commission and the secretary i f^tbe territory to apportion Salt Lake City^into aldermanic and ceiuncilmanic districts.^It a!s ' recommends that tbe commission,^in its discretion, cause to be made annually^a new registration, instead of revisions^of former lists; that congress pass^laws fur the government and conduct of^public schools in the territory of Utsb:^that as soon as the re-ull of tbe eleventh^ensus is known tbe territory be redis^tricted for legislative purpose's. The com^^mission believes limitation on prosecutions^for polygamy and bigamy should be ex^tended, and sentences to bard labor should^be added, that their confinement may not^be -pent in idleness and the glorification of^their supposed martyrdom. The commis^^ ion bas no doubt tbat tbe punishment of a^wi man for voluntarily entering into a^poly gauiou* relation would do much to lea-^Sen ber zeal for thi* peculiar institution,^and thus tend to remove one of the stroi.g^est bulwarks.
Inregard to tbe probi' ition of immigra^^tion, the report says: ^Wh.le we forbid^tbe immigration of the n ^n proselyting,^teace loving, docile Chinaman be^^cause we fear future danger^from his c m ng, and while we^f .rbid the landing on our shores of contract^laborers because they cheapen tbe wages^of American born citz-na, and paupers^because they become a burden, there is^far greater reason for ciostng oar doors as^a nation and forbidding ci' z-nsblp to tbe^hordes who are brought here to swell the^ranks of an organized body, which teaches^them in advance to bate our government,^denominatee Its executive Jaw tnakera.Jud-^ge* and prosecutors as persecutors, and in^^stills into every mind tf.s constant teaching
thattheir pretended revelations are more^binding than the bigbeet and beat laws of^tbe land, and that resistance to such laws^la a virtue and a rendering of obedience to^God. How far short of treason tbeee teach^ingi are we leave to those who can an^^swer
Inconcluding th^ rep^rt tbe commission^says: ^Congresa should take no hack ward^or even wavering *tep|in the enforcement of^the laws against polygamy.
KKEK WOOL ADVOCATED.
On*of Secretary Wisdom * Subordinate*^Wan- - Slaw Material Free.
Baltimaa, Sept. 27.^Appraiser Shar-^retts bas transmitted to tbe secretary of the^treasury a report in reply to a request for^tbe compilation of tbe best features of the^three tariff bills presented to congress. It^recommends the protection of home Indus^^tries, bnt urges tbat raw material and^goods not Indigenous to tbe United States^Should be admitted free, especially when^they d^ not interfere with home Industries,^as wool, tin, salt and lumber. As foreign^wool mnst be used to mix with tbe domestic^article, to c m pete with foreign competi-^t on. It should be free, as the bigb cost lim^^it* tbe production of raw wool here. If tt^^* free, the mixed tariff nf tbe senate bill Is^superfluous: but If a tai ;ff on raw wool Is^to remain, tbe mixed tariff I* indispensa^^ble, and there most be a pound duty on^raw wool, together witb tbe ad valorem^duty on manufactured articles
NoPockets la fife road a.^Bingham ton Republican: A man lost $2,-^tmjm la leas than one minute the otaer
DEATH OX THE RAIL.
aatlakaowa Number Killed and Injured^ia a Railroad accident.
PalatineBbidob, X. Y , SepL 27.^^Tbe Su Louis express No. S, which left^Albany at 10 o'clock last night, met with a^bed accident about two miles east of here^about midnight Tbe first section broke^down and stopped for repairs. Tbe rear^brakeman was sent back to signal the^second section, directly in front of him.^The first section was made up of a baggage,^mall, express and three passenger ears,^packed with people, and a Wagner sleeper^on the end The crash was terrific. Tbe^second section telescoped the first section,^knocking out the light* and plunging every^^thing into darkness. Up to this boor (3^am.) four bodies have been taxen out of^the sleeper, and it is feared the total num.^ber of deaths will run np to twenty-five^and possibly more, as the car waa full.^It Is difficult to get particulars at th's hour.
Acorrespondent of tbe Times, wbo was^on the wrecked express train, says wben^tbe crash came he was asleep in the coach^next ahead cf tbe sleeper in the first sec^^tion The car was crowded with pasaen^gers. The wr.ck could not have occurred^in a more unfavorable place, and every^^thing except the coaches were in pitch^darkness. Kor a while tbe people were^toode zed to do anything. The engineer . f^tee second section. Willism llorth,^when seen was suffering great pain^and could ta.k but little. The^train men were mute, as usual, under such^circumstances. Tbe engine of the^second section waa wrecked beyond re^^demption Tbe r.-ot of the express car^immediately behind bad sprung through^the cab and thrown the engineer to the^ground. The fireman made his escape by^jumping. Bevond this the *econd was not^damaged, the heavy vestibule sleepers^protecting it frtim telescoping.
Theheavy sleeper* on the first section^sustained the shock of tbe collision^and saved the three passenger coaches^in front, filled wnh men, women^ard children from destruction. There^was not a physician on board and it wa-^very difficult to get restoratives for tbe in^^jured. It was not until a large boncre was^built on the north side of the track thatoa^realizing sense of the disaster was b^tained. Already six wounded pas^^sengers, Including one lady, had^been taken from the Wagner sleeping^car. Axes and saw* were procured and^willing hand* set to work tocutaaay the^sides of the telescoped cars. How man\^brdies, if any, are left in them at this writ^ing it is impo^s|t.ie to say. When tbe cor^respondent left the scene they had not made^much progress.
Itis impossible to get details as to tbe^killed or injured to-night.
APublic Announcement That He I* Up-^posed to Sliver Coinage.
Philipsbukg,Sept. 27.^(Special to the^independent 1^Thos. B. Reed, while In^Philipsburg, was asked his opinion in re^^gard to tbe silver question. He answered^tbe question in bis speech at this place on^Sept. 2* He declared that the treatment^be baa received at tbe hands of democratic^orators and newspapers was horrible on^account of his attitude on the silver ques^^tion. He said; ^1 stand to-day where I^stood in 1878, and my speech made at that^time is of public record and can be pro^cured by anyone. 1 am a bi metal-^list There is a difference of^opinion between the east and^west on this silver question, and represent^^ing an eastern district 1 am in accord with^the east on this question. 1 believe in the^suspension of the coinage of sliver.^ This^is a correct report of the remarks made by^Mr. Reed relating to the silver question,^which can be fully substantiated, If occa^sion requires, showing tbat be stands to^^day as be st ^od in 1878, when be opposed^the Bland bill as the uncompromising ene^^my of Montana's chief industry and in full^accord with tbe views of John Sherman^and the gold bugs of Wall street.
.SandersTake* to the Country, -
biv I.Man, Sept IS.^[Special to the In^^dependent. j^Considerable surprise was^created here to-day wben Col. Sanders ar^^rived and it was learned tbat be was to go^to Salesville to speak, salesvilie Is twelve^miles distant, a remote point and it Is not^possible to obtain an audience of any s te^Tbe colonel has invariably caused thedem-^ocr^ - to vote the ticket straight in this^count^, and it is re-asonable to presume^that the local managers did not dare to^turn him loose where a crowd could hear^him.
Thats the Msjority Jefferson Coun^^ty Will Roll up for Democracy^Next Tuesday.
TheParty United and Enthusiastic for^Both the State and Coun^^ty Tickets.
Rotwlttthe Only Candidate la Meagher^Wfeom t ne Bepubleraa* Will Save^on tfee State Ticket.
Boulder,Sept 27 ^[Special to the In^^dependent. J^ As the campaign closes tbe^success of the democratic party of Jeffer^^son county seem* more assured and^encouraging, notwithstanding the sch^of tbe republicans to deprive honest^and long time citizens of tbe county of the^right to vote by ee mpelling them to travel^long distances and spend two, three or four^days In order to be allowed the privilege of^casting a ballot, it is conceded by repub^^licans tbat in their strongest precincts their^majorities. If any. will be very small,^the democratic gain over the^county will follow the^work which tbe party has done^during tbe last few weeks. It is true the^party lost the county by a small majority^In the election of 1888, but this can be ac^^counted for by tbe inactivity and want of^inteiest on the part of a grttst many demo^^crats; but during this campaign tbe entire^party worked as a unit, and they are all^up and using every effort for the success^of every candidate on tbe ticket, realizing^the importance and necessity of this por^^tion ot Montana keeping np with^the other counties and going into^the union as tbe ^state of Mon^^tana,^ decidedly and unquestionably^democratic. Democrats were active dar-^the period of registration, and very few^neglected that Important duty, and will^continue their activity until the evening of^Oct. 1, wben their efforts will be crowned^by handsome majorities all around. Tbe^total number of votes registered Is in the^neighborhood of 2.600, and it is safe to say^that tbe democratic state ticket will be car^^ried by at least 300 msjority in spite of tbe^efforts of our republican friends aidid by^the speeches of ^carp, t-bagger^ Sheridan,^Carter, Mantle and the addresses of some^loss noted republican orators wbo have vis-^ted Jefferson county during the campaign,^in the Interests of their party.
Thecounty nomine*^* are men who have^the confidence of the entire party, and will^receive the support of almost every demo^^crat as they are men concerning whom^even their opponents can say nothing ex^^cept In their favor. Several ^ f them hate^bad public offices In tbe county before and^their official records are above criticism,^while all of them are thoroughly compe^^tent to nil the positions to which they as^pire. Tbe majorities on the democratic^county ticket will be varied by reason of^personal friendship, etc , but on tbe whole^the returns of Jefferson county will show^when a canvass 1* made of the votes east^on ^ i to .-r 1st that she is democratic by not^less than 200.
OldBoy .Sentenced to Fifteen^Tear*' Impi leonment.
SouthNorwa k, Conn , special: Mathew^Corbett and John Locke are neighbr-rs.^Each has a boy about 6 years old. Tbe^boys occasionally fight, and the parents^have also indulged in tbat amusement at^times. Some time ago Locke found Cor-^^ett's father in law beating his boy, and^bad him arrested and fiued AS. Then the^Corbett crowd swore vengeance against^Locke, and not being able to make any^charge against him they got the grand jury^of tbe county to have little Charley, d years^old, arrested as an incorrigible.
Tb- case was tried before Justice of tbe^Peace Knapp, wbo waa a clooe friend of^tbe Coroetu, and after bearing the evi^^dence aa to the incorrigibility c f the ft-year-^old, he sentenced him to filteen years In^the reform school.
Tbefarce was played out to tbe end.^Everything wa* cut and dried. Having^beard enough evidence to satisfy bis Ju^^dicial mind. Justice Knapp leaned back in^bia seat, pressed bis lips, and said, witb^grave and awful dignity: ^I find by the^evidence tbat this boy Is an Incorrigible,^and i sentence bim to the reform school^ontil he is of age.
Fifteenyears of imprisonment from fj to^21 Fifteen years imprisonment among^tbe young thieves and outcasts of Con^^necticut society. The boy was allowed to^go home on bail and an appeal was taken^to the court of common pleaa. The people^of tbe town are now aroused and threaten^to tar and feather the Corbett crowd. Tbe^feeling is so strong tbat tbe boy will cer^^tainly not go to jail.
MONTANAIX THE EAST.
a Philadelphia Journalist'* Chat With
theHob. W. A. Clark, of Hutte.
PhiladelphiaPress: ^Both parties are^making a big fight in Montana, but 1 i^confident tbe democratic army will win the^victory on election day, Oct L^ said W^A. Clark, of Butte City, while he talked^with a friend yesterday. Mr. Clark Is one
ofMontana'* beat known men and ia away^up at the bead cf tbe democrats of the new^state. He bas been a leader In Montana^democracy for aome time, and it la gener^ally eoaeeded out ia bis state tbat be will^go to Washington as tbe first Untied States^senator from Montaat In the event of the^democrat* securing tbe legislature. Mr.^Clark is a native of Pennsylvania, but^twenty six years ago he moved from bia^bome at Connellaville and became a miner^in Montana territory. He had brains, good^health and energy.and not many year* bad^paaaed before be waa one ot ibe substantial^men of tbat country. He bas rolled up^wealth in banking, mining and stock rais^^ing, and he ia the owner of the Butte City^Miner. He is identified with all the public^improvements in tbe state. Mr. Clark pre^^sided over the recent constitutional conven^tion in Montana and woo warm praise tor^bis fairness and parliamentary ability, not^one of bis decision or rulings being ques^^tioned Mr. Clark bas come east to enter^his son as a student at Y'aie colleger.
LosAsoklks, Cat. Sept. 27.^Joe Soto,^of Los Angeles, and Tommy Danforth, of^Xew York, light weights, fought last night^for a parse of $650. It was a not contest^Danforth forced the figbtirg jn the earlier
Ktbut later I y Soto bad tbe beat of it and^^eked Danforth out In the fifty-fourth
THEOUTLOOK IX MEAGHER.
Rotwlttthe Only Republican Wbo Will bo^Saved Prom the Wreck.
WhiteSulphur Spkings, Sept. 16.^^[Special to the Independent J^Tbe silent^work and still bunt of tbe republicans^throughout Meagher county would nave^been most effective and would have seri^^ously damaged the chances for complete^democratic success at the coming election^bad not their every move been checkmated^by thoroughly organiz d opposition. The^cry that no republican can afford to cast^h:s vote against Power and Carter has not^mei with the approval of many. Toole^and i.faginnis, they well kn iw, have ever^een earnest in tbe welfare of ev.-ry voter^alike, and they will asmst by their voteaoo^Tuesday next to accredit them with tbe^success they no well deserve and have so^well earned by loyalty all parties. Such^is the feeliog h. re f^r the lie ad ot tbe^democratic ticket.
1he nominees for the other state i fHn s^will poll tbe full strength ^^f the ticket,^with the possible exception of that of secre^^tary of state, f his being the home of Hon.^L. Rotwitt, nominee tor that office on tbe^republican ticket
Thedemocrat* will elect their legislative^member* beyond dou:^t. Republicans all^concede tbis, and have done so .since tbe^convention, which In its forethought, nom^^inated men so well known and thoroughly^identified with every interest In tbe coun^^ty, as are Hon. Wm. Parberry, John A.^Woodson and Jarues L Fisk.
Politicshsve had little to do with the^selection of men for the county ^ fhces; and^even tbis year, when tbe party lasb is be^^ing applied, it will have practically do ef^^fect The independence shown here in^that respect has a tendency toward tbe best^government of county affaira. But though^this it the case, democrats bare every rea^^son to feel confident of the election of most^of tbe county officers. The I n dkpkndknt^correspondent is confident, from conversa^^tion had with leading spirits of both par^^ties, that Meagber county will give Toole^and Maginnis majorities un looked for by^the republicans.
Hen... i ail. Rally at Radenbur*;.
Radkkhbukg,Sept. 27. - |Special to tbe^Independent] ^The cit.zens of Raders-^bury turned out in full force last night and^brought their wives, sisters, sweethearts^and kids to hear the democratic orators.^Messra Brien and Pool, on tbe legislative^ticket of Jefferson county, and Mr. 1 ond,^tbe candidate for district clerk, showed^clesrly tbe superior claims of tbe demo^^cratic candidates over their opponents.^They were followed by A. H. Xelsoa of^Helena, wbo held tbe large audience, that^more than filled every seat In the old court
boosehall, until after 10 p. m., witb aa^able exposition of the fundamental princi^^ples of bis party, and a most convincing^exposure of the tendency on the part of tbe^republican orators to ^ways that are dark^and tricks tbat are vain,^ tbat ont do even^tbe beatben Chinese. If it ia possible to^convert a republican from the error of his^ways the meeting of last night must add to^the democratic majority to be recorded at^this precinct on Tuesday next
i-Deer Lodsje Reoeptioa.
DasaLodge, Sept 27.-[Special to the^Independent ]^Joseph K. rooleaddressed^an immense audiet.ee here to-night The^republican* attempted to draw away the^crowd with Reed, of Maine, and with a^torchlight procession, bat it failed. The^court room, tbe largest room In town, was^crowded to its utmost capacity, and for two^boors or more he thrilled bis auditors with^blsekquenee. He completely and thor^^oughly exposed the pretentions of Mr. Car-^ter on tbe ^c mission question. Mr. Toole^made the best speech that bas been made^It Dee i 1 ^r^t Ci vl1j Ctil .1 g 11^ tt ^ 11 ig
Suirldeof a Murderer.
BaADPoaD,Pa., Sept. 27.^John H.^Qnlnn, wbo murdered bis wife at Alton,^yesterday morning, committed suicide ia^Sssitbport Jail last night.
AndMiseoala All Rl(ht, Too
MissotLA,SepL 27 ^ [Special to the In^^dependent 1^ MsJor Maginnis, although^nearly tired out, addressed brie fly the de m-^ocraUc einb here to-night at tbe clnb room.^His speech was most enthusiastically re^^ceived, and the room jammed to Its foil^capacity The dab, though organized last^Saturday, ha- a tu-m i-rstitp of over SOO^active workers, and i hey are in earnest.^Missoula can be pot in the democratic cm-