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HELENA. MONTANA. TUESDAY MOKN1NG. DECEMBER 31, I8S9.
PRICE. FIVE CENTS
THEMi YORK Lift COin
TheMassachusetts Insurance Com.^missioner Writes an Open Let^^ter to Its President.
ThoActions of the Company De^^nounced by the State Official^us Unlawful.
Tli.'Methods ^il lining BwImmI nsafe and^the Provision* ot 1'* Policy I n(.tii^Mini Misleading.
Itis probably no disparagement to our^business abilities to Bay that we are^BARD OP. Many people will nay, How^in it^you, doing the lending clothing^business of Mou'iuna, and probably more^than any other two in Helena, hard up^^Why. we can't U'lieve it. Hut the fact^remains, gentlemen, just the MM We^auk ^hard up,^ and compelled to have^money. Our accounts are due. Like^us, our creditors want their money, and^the only wa^ we know of is to take the^bull saititirel) by the horns and inaugur^^ate at Iran.1 Sitonliee Sale.
Wewnn't to !h' thoroughly understood^in this mailer. It is money we want.^We. need mi must have, within the next^M da^s. MM thing like MtyMR The^only way m haow or btal III IT OUT^OF 00 K BT CK.
OnMoir. i.. I!. rtabet b'. we com^tnonced what mil probably 1k^ the ;:rcnt-^est Snorih-o .^'..^!^^ c. r !^^^^ .i or heard of^in the Hi. tor of llck-na.
Weask row. I i ro member thi.i is not a^bankrupt rtock, the tell and of ai aiadh
cifbrother men-hunts east and west. No^tair.t of fratl 1 Up m I /anucnt we offer.^Every artiel I Ml i by ns. if ouly bringing^\ioriginal OOlt, was or will be paid for by^us, with the full measure of I'm cents on
everydollar.Hcuiombor. also, no ahcif-
wornrubbish no auction or pawn-shop^stocks, but clean, honest goods, free^from taial MM) tarnish. All honest^goo Is, sold by honest men, and we hope^w ill bo bought by honest people.
Toour MM t 'Mors residing out of the^city we would say your orders w ill re^ceive lirst consideration. Tiio.se who are^not personally known to us will have to^send sullieient to cover express charges.^1 'rice lists will Imj sent on application^and our guarantee iH that prices w ill be^from '.'j to w per cent lower than any^thing sold by umr local merchants.
Toour city customers we say borrow^money if you are short and buy your^supples for a \ear or two in advance,
Thllis an opportunity that presents^itself but on^ ^ in a lifetime. It is our^1. ^ but your gain. Wa expect to lose^but it w ill be but as ^bread cast u|ion^the waters.^ mill we indulge ourselves in^the hope that it will return l^efore many^ila^a
Hosnw,Doc. 30.^Insurance (ouiniis-^siom r Mt mil has writ ten M open letter to^fresident k\m rs. of the New York Life In^^surance MByan .v. one of the three I argent^life insurance eoui|iaiiii h in the world,^pointing out. what he calls the unlawful iic-^tmiiH of said company. He charges the^company with issuing a misleading policy,^and making unfair discrimination auioiig^the. insurants. The commissioner suvare-^cenlly there eanui to the notice of In* de^^partment n f irm of policy issued If this^company and called ^Ordinary life distri^^bution policy.^ A careful examination of^this policy, he says, shows it to Is- not^wholly inconsistent with the spirit of the^statute, but contrary to its language, while^itsprovisions n ndi rit unfair and misleading^nnd ensnaring miller its terms, and in the^practice of the company discrimination is^made among insurants of the same class,^and insurance is provided m a manner not^IK-runtied by law. be sides being nulnwful,^the terms an.! conditions attached render it^to an expericne, d applicant very compl-^eitcd and liable to misunderstanding and^de^c|iiu^n. I Uefe is. lie says, no possili e I
niTiatagtla Ha latrinacika to aaaapeaa ^^fori teeoafaatoa aad liubilltjr to error. an*.
th*disappoint mi at Of the insured, and tic^only H|.parent o: conceivable reas ^n for the !^of construe!nil.' the premium is In^nnpiny to evade the law and^hidden rt bate practice. It I^lunar an a that this i
Iter1'roin HM gWpofVMtog Arrhltn l^of the Treasury lullie 1'osl iiiielfr,
i'othe Postmaster, Helena, Mont. Sir:^Iu connection with the bill introduced \u^congress on the pith inst.. being senate^document ll'so, to provide for the erection^of h building for the use and iiccoiiiiiind .:^^tion of the 'Tailed Stales courts and^goveriinnnt offices,^ at lh U na. Mont., I^have to r^tpu M ion toobtHiu and forwaid^the following int..relation:
Theamount of postal business done in^Ws and iu lss.\
Thenumber ot persous now employed in^the postolUce.
Timnumber of si|tiare MatOf fl.a^r area^now atl aipicd by the post..flier.
Theistlimited number of Ifgggg feet of^floor area needed to provide pro|icr accom^^modations for the preeentpostal business;
andfur the prospective liicti.'Sc in the
postalboetenaa ia the nasi Ma jraata.
1he iimouul of rental, if lay, BOW paid^for posTotuYt1 aeeoinniodiitioiis.
Thesame mloruia'iou in regard to each^of sued other gnveruiueiit otlices as are lo^^cated in your city.
Youropinion at to what would lie the^probable cost of land, central, and conven^^ient in location to business and the public,^sun able for h site for the building.
Thepop.ilation of the citv m IWI and in^lsv,.
Youropinion as to tic prospective com-^mi i.il growth of the civ in the next tell^years.
Thisinformal i ^n is needed for immediate^use. mid i will thank you lo give tne request^hi rein contained your cruel ill and prompt^attention, and to forward your ilcliinte and^accurate N ply at t he earln st possible dat^Keapectfuily yours, Us. II. winuium.
SecretaryNoble's Attention Called to^a Grave Defect in Receiver's^Bonds.
Thousaudaot Dollars Lost by^Homesteaders With Little^Chance of Rocovory.
enablethe^continue the f^is clear, the uummir
Kit i^- fill nam Laat *tgM Manager Iteni-^iiiatoii lo Leave.^Mirufs o|Mia hoasc was crowded last^night lo witness Ki.tie Putnam in Krinl the
nfthaapaaiaaptaj al mm aoaafa engage.
MMt,MMi Paaaaai is I great favorite^^Ma flfhaa tkaaMa^mb r.nd is s.iwavs
greetedwith crowded houses. Iteceiv tig^such i \ ah nee of the esteem iu which she is^held, it is us. les. toattempl criticism. The^old-timers are always oil hand to welcomi
AT^ -t ^ i^i- in In- Made snil if Na-rrnMry^the I in \\ III lie Changed li) the
in its aaaoral ontlme, ia [ brr, and the mm aoaaara pay her aajaal
lapailaia from the aa-1 agaaaga. i he .-.one play * ill be given to-^priliciples of advance payment, night,^as la juslily un-
orold line fife insurance^der the law the restraint ot its prosecution^by any company authorize.I toopi late in bin
laaaoauaoaawaltk. If thaaa pnlioMa an
allowedto conlnine, not alone will the par^^ticular company whieli adopts it suffer in^charaelir anil in the quality of its business,^but all companies will lie compelled to
atrasgMloainalf aadat unjust aoaapatiUaa,
oradopt similar unlawful schemi^, to the^g^ iienil demor.dizatioa and loss to the^whole life laaamaoa nib rest.
Mr.Iteujainin. New Kugl.uul lunnaper of^the New ^ork Ufa insurance conpany,^^aid to-day In- had reci ivi-d a copy of the in-^surance commisHioiiei's circular, but did^not t hmk it ineawbanl
Mr.Bewlngtaa lo I MMro,^J. ('. It. mui'.'ton. Mat Maimire's npvnt^here, received thi foil iwing ti legiain from
hispttaatpal at laa Praaotaaoi ^Make in.-
ni-ill.illaiTangeui its to come here. I^have for HoNMaM on your arrival. My^o|k-ni Luiis li, re a wonderful sneersg.^ All^patrons of the o|^ ra house will regret to^lam of the dip i it lire of Mr, Keiinngt'in.^I'uder his naaajfi meut the opera house has^been more popular than rut he Ion . Then^has boaa a careful attention to det lil and I^kind lo ikout h i the wants of the patrons.^With best Wisl'is for his hucCi sa all will
Upon111tn to say j
anything,inasmuch as it was ad dressed to wish Mr. Keiuu. 'on n sisedy return to thi^lire president of the company.atrieal laaiiag.-nn lit iu this city.
TheDoaapaiajN snie.^Km You,.. Dta. n.^ftaaMaal n.*ra. ^f
tieN w York bile Insurance cumpanv, to-^i i !.t aaadai the Associated l'r.ss a ietler
inn t^ a uce to laoaowaaaaMaaiaa of Mm in-
araaoacommissioner of MiiHsachn a tt .^In i' he says the policy and its terms of^p iyn aa( have bei I M II MaaMttad and the
plania bapoaal natatloa perfectly lagiti-^n. it ^ and s if,-, and has no naeubtaaoa lo^laa aaaaaaaaanl plan. Tin re is abaolntelj^nothiaa ia the polloy Whiek is covered or^aaotat and it lii ill' sii,,discrimination what^^ever.
isini k^ of i u..^ Majgaajr*i UM RaM.^Nkw York, l^ee. :ti.^.Imlge bawrenre, of^the supremo court, handed down n short^opinion in chambers to-day in which he^says ill effect that Col. William Uiidb y,^who is suing a half tloa-n New York news-^pidi is fur alle-i d HM in the publication ol^the ^ blocks of l':v, ^ 1 -tters. cannot aipacl
favorsfrom tl,,urt whin hr persist, n'.lv
refuse*to obey its orders. Tata decision^^^olea the mottan by plain! iff to raeata the^ordi r'or sub-.titut d s. i\iee on him in the
orderfor ins raaaiiaataoa befora Mul to
enableaafoadaal Iu prepare an answer. The^judu'i- says as he km pa arithool the territor^^ial limitsof the siata and n fus s Ml obey^the older of c ant, be cannot be heard af-^hruiHii\ely iu appoaiMOa to the orders.
Se notices to contractors calling for bids^for stone and lumber for the BOW Preabl^teriiui eluneh.
Beerybody appears to have tin. arihs. bml^but whether it is the Kussiau or la grip|s..^lapanaat wyoth not.
larviaatOoaklm.located in the It.ilev^block. KM piepired to lo in any quantity cf^money st a low rate of iiib-rest.
TheweddiiiK of Mr. li. II. LfWtm to Mich
ManK. Mare hall win be aaMhrakai^\\. ,'nesdny evci.iu ; at the Congregalmui l
MikeMaydeii lUHMd thfOOgk a railroad^bridge near Baal Meleua r.i.d i iiffe.ed the^fiactuie of a limb. He i.i la in- c ml for^by the Sisters.
.lo*.ph (iem dcr is at the Sisters hospital,^suffering from a broken leg am! disl.saleil^ankle. The nccident hapia ned ia 0 OBfioBJ
aaaar, He was sawing off the boraa
ofa cow at the ranch of^Mike (ii.un li. when the aiiimid rear, d^and fell, and in falling struck Qaaoaat ail ^^the bMM nsi.lt. Tin patient is gelling^.don,: well and will soon be about again,
Anumber of art idea have bun found^loose m the mails, and M they were evi-
dentlyla tended for some ponoaala Heleaa,^it is desired thai (hose who received In ki p^paeltaooB, from whioh ^ pott loo of tne con^tents who ariaoiaa. will report the faat t .^Iho poaMaaaMir, fat order thai the ilaba, jf
foundcomct, can be leal to the superin^^tendent of the dead litter office, and the^articles ricovered.
I.A. Lfwis. Maal of the Dafcaa Pacific nt^INrtte,Was in th^- city yesterday.
W.A. Haven, ti e Weil lUeuWB civil engi^^neer, has returned fiom the east.
0.W. Gorhain. of St. Paul, is in the citv^spending the CurhrMaae. smsou with his^faautar,
II.II. Kinery and wife. Miss Katie Put^^nam, an-the guests of their friends. Mr.^and Mis. V,. fi. l'rmitt.
Ttieiitrlenlr. rlio iniinee and nail.
Therewill take plac. tios evening, si^ilnrnionia hall, an entertainment thnt wil^no doubt prove highly enjoyable. The pr.^:rnmine consist of a musical pvrformaiic^m three act^, ent.tied. ^Michel aril Freiei-^slii-saen.^ Bet w^-n acts ryaeatal quartettes^will la song, and i red Linden will give i
eornetsototb) Mlaehalia, tho whole to b
concludedby a ball. All are cordially in
vited.Faisr. J. Kaoca.
Ablack^n ith shop in the lower end t.:^tcnn was huri hir./i d some time Light la^fore last. The safe W n b.okeu o|s-n un.^*it^ taken.
I'lneeilHi hind Hie liars.^Isaac tiravi lie, airesteu al tire.it ! alls lor^stealing a horse from Jos. Hamlin, of Me^^ridian i;u!^h, has la , n placed m ja I. Since^the arrest facts have come to Iij.bi whi.ih^go to show that lie in in limy be inuoccu'i.^lie was forim. y a BHttMl ^f Ham^^lin, but has for soma time
been liviaa iii Jadtth Kusin.
Hisatateim iil is to the i ft. i t that he whs^on Ins way lo ileh na vntli a team, traveling^What he km w to be the road, but that it had^been fenced recently Srlah barbed wire. and.
aoaaiaaoa it la thoaajtjet at a rapid g ot.
oaeofbiabnraiwaaaoliadly iajarad that
hewas obliged lo leave him. He Ha n came^on la re for a hor-e and went to his forn 11^partner'! coup, bat lindmg the latitr^in bed and asleep. raid knowing,^us be says, that it would be all^right, took the borsi and saddle, as state 1^111 this paper. When arrested he said it^was all right and wanted I lie officer to tele^^graph to lb inlill. To say the least. it wi s
avery fi allien performaaee, and win aoabt
lessh in li M r. ( I a vile a MaMM that he will^not soon lorgiI.
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ChpMoll .ilge MMOM I le. te.l.^Capitol bidge No. A. (I. I . W.. elect, d
IhOfollowingohV :i MeJ evining: Wil -
laaaMeyera, P. M. W.i I. W. Ilnalij. M^W.i t.t. Palaear, r.: 0, w. Ihaw, 0.1 h.^A. I), llahc. B.) W. M. Mann, f.t M. Hlear^^man. It.: U. b. Wales, G.| Y. M. WoeelL^(;. Aioii. t.O. W.i U. I'd ma.. T.| Dr.^tMattauo. i^r. S'eel. 1 ^r. t .much .el. l^r.^iricy.M. I.. The btstallatloa of ofaoera
takesplace Bett Monday. Jan. li, INHL \t,
. at Hum i Morris, as. i d by s. i^. J. w.
hnsltv. ( . (). .1. \N. Eddy aad F.T. Henry^^'. Yaeger. will instal the otlieers. A spe^-ii.l^uncling ol the lodge is ce ilwl for lull lat-^unlay, tin llh of January, to perfeot ejv^raiigem tits to attmd tin- installatiou ^^!^odicers of Hutte lodfa No. I, nut wca-k.
Anton1-Teisehe, , ^in of faatioi Blaiaehi .^met with ^ painful accident y^-terd..;.^whieli r( sulu j in the loss of a finger, lie
Mainsi net. but ailaaad hM and lag, and in^^ Tie way got baaaaoo to ^ ^ahe or nail at-
taei.cdto Me car, bv bjm i Ofl of n goal ring^Whioh lie wore on th.- third tagM W Ids^right hand. He win dragged nil the flesh
andskin peel d fTOM the b and the
lingerbroken near the outer Joint, City
FbyeieianBead arapatatMl thi lorn aaeau-
ber,and the young luati is getting along ad^right.
HtaChoeweeee^ learad,^Jos. bydou. srryaoMe] at t:.i instance of^i\t. naaae) Netaea. proprietors of the nido-
radoH'lloon, on a charge of etaaltag money^(roai tho drawer, was honorably aoqartn i^bya'adue Maadara yealordajr. Tho eharge^appeara to hava bu n wholly aawarranieil,^sad oaat ^ btal apoa tho rapatatioa af i^yuaag man ahuoa ahaiaoMc for bom sty aaa^new i la . u Bjuaalioued since rt ddiag in this^attjr. lie has boaa hare for lha paatail
v^ , and has lam III the employ of lion-^.liable man who aie willing to vouch for
VIrs. M. 1. Il:ill*ei''s New Vf.ir'. Le. e(il Ion.
.Mrj.It T. Haaaaf will receive on New^Year's day between .1 and 10 p. in., sasisti d^v Mis. Walter OoopeT, Mrs. lb nry Can^^non, Mrs. S. C. Ashby. Mrs. \Y. B. Ualeigl.,^lira, M. K. Downs, Mrs. K. W. Knight, Jr.,^.ns, Maaaaaaap, Mis. rJarvee n.uboui.
\lis 1 bin Hedg's. Miss Stella Knit lit. Mis.^..lay 11,11, Mn. is. ||. lonuett. Mr-. I', re,^.ii ii.lt. Mis. O. It. AlUu and Miss Kill^.la us* i.
ModalOowteat.^Do not forget the medal contest at '(jood^IVmpli is hull this eveiiing. Iu addition to^he eaoaRaaaaa paiBMaJ in tne Hindu t^nper i tlu re will ia i: ii'.inni ntnl music ol^high OtaV r. A literary and aagiaal tn at^- in more for those who nttuid thecon-^est.
Wasiiin..io\.I)is^. :'ai.^iSpecial. ]^Sec^^retary Noble's intention wsa to-day^called to a point in the sctiuti of the^land offiivs throughout the we'd. The^|s^int which win be considered is the^bonds of receivers in land offices.^The mailer was brought to light by a case^in the new state of Washington, which may^be made a test case. A homesteader named^Neil proved up and made his final cash |^i\-^ment. The icccim r accepted his draft, but^made no entry of the receipt of the money^on the land o'iice books. N. ff did not get^the patent on bis laud. There is no law to^touc h the receiver, and if the test case is^made, it will be sivn if the government may^levy on his Ismd. The precedents are thai^U cannot. The bond is for the faithful^pHfMMMMtaf the receiver iu handling^^public mimics.^ mid the government has^hi rc'iifor^held that money was not public^money until it had bun made a matter of re-^coniyt the! mil office. Sothat leaves nothing^for I he settler n i he receiver is dishonest. The^correspondent of Tin Imiliu muni looked^up Ibis subject at the department of the^interior. He was shown many cases, still^under investigation, where settlers have^In . li haters from just this lenson. There^are claimants who had mi ut money to the^receiver at Tiles aj, Arizona, and had noth^^ing to showf or it. The aggregate amount^there was |ffMfg\ which came out of su^^tlers. In Topi-ka, Kan., the receiver made^nn assignment of iU.lHKI of funds whieli^rightfully belong to settlers. The^n e, iver at laM Cruces, New Mi xico,^failed to receipt for several hundreds,^and the homesteaders have to suffer,^i i'-n s.man Wilson, of Washington, who^was looking nfl. r the case to day, was told^that this would tie a good one to make a^test. If the di cisioii ia that the bondsmen^are not liable under the present form of^bond, it is likely that the secretary of the^interior will modify the bond, ns il was said^thai he had this (siwer, and it is the jailiey^of the adiiiinisli.ition to give all the secur^^ity |Hwisiblc to sett li rs.
TheT u la^ lie i dig.
W^.tA$T0B. Dec. Ml ^Al the tari.V^hearing to-day many statement* mate^I:',I before I he e.iuimllli e objecting to
Ia reduction ill the duty on different chein-^ic ds. II. 11. Uosnigarten, of I'hilad. Iphia,^advooahai Mm restoration af duty on qui-
.nine. W. 1.. I'etris, of New York, urged
thaiaha data bo aapl n castor oil. Pm
wolle.uiaiiiifartiiri i of glvei iam ami alio-
aoUoTaraiahea argaed la farm of aboUah*^lag tho t iv on nil alcohol. J. ( urroll Baok-^Iwitb, pre ha ui i.f the national tree ait^' league, adaoa ited the total bImUI loB Of tile^dttty on aoriuj Of art. To-morrow the^gentlemen inleiested iu the manufacture of
giaaaand i arthaawara will bo heard.
Amongthe |sistluai'ters nppointed to day^; Wen the followii.g: Wnahiiigtoii^ It. II.^j llamsoii. Aivtic, (Tiehnlis cuunly; C. II.^Curtis. Ci ntieville, Kln kitu county: H.^i Walker. Oraya liner. W.ahki ikum county.
IThapooMdMwheratoMaoalMullen, Walla*^valla Boaaty, Waaaiagton, was to dny
,cluing'd lo Kureka, ten miles southwest
Oregon4, H.^bum aoaaapi c
TDKOLD T1MI ILIZZA10,
TheWind lllonlna l lfli Mllen un Hour^and Hie t old Intense.
St.I'ai i. D^s-. ;ki.^Advices here sis-iu to^indicate that the great snow sbuin of yes^^terday extended over a large area. Humors^were rite iii the newspaper offices that many^wirm west of In re were down and that travi 1^wasdelaved. 'The center of disturbance up^pears to have la^eii at Huron, w lu re 1 he w ind^veered to north and the storm increased uu^til it became a veritable bli/.r.aid. blowing^fifty miles an hour. The memorable cx|ht-^lenccs ol two years ago prevented pi-op'.e^from uiidulv ex|s^aing thouiselyes on the^pi air les and no bud results nre anticipated.
1he storm has bu n marked in places by^singular phenomena. At Winom ram de^aaaadad mgr.at sheets and the whole city^was flooded. When the rain stopped the^BeslVBry fell rapidly^;tl di-vrei's in three^hours. At oilier |siiiits electrical disturb^nnces precisled the fall of snow.
Dulutbwas visited with a severe bli/.'iird,^usherino ill the heaviest snow fall of the j^season. Much damage has bu n done in the 1^city and the street cars are hlockadul.^Trains are delayed by drifts six b el deep in^iiiimy places.
m:wsraoM iii roitk.
MysteriousPaaapaoapaaaa ^^r t^.^ sheep
HerdersW HIi a lllg Che. K.
(IricatFxiis. Dec. ^i. |Siaciall-A
CInu despitch to the Tribune says Jih-
Qarrhjaahas been managing a bund of^sheep on one of lailund Lyons' mucin i.^Some time ago be received authoril v to sell^a number of sbta p, and Nov. :^.nh sold to^F. D. Cooper 4.0UI bend, iu which Joe had^a small interest. The day following Joe,^nccompnniod by two Frenchmen, left^with a team, saying they weie j^Koin^ to the Marias to bring^more sheep and expected to be gone |^rilMiut two weeks. The two horses came^back to the byous ranche about six days^afler the parties left, and since then notb^ing has lai n heard of Jia- or his compan^^ions. They hnd with them a cheek for j^$*,(^^!. drawn on the Merchants' National^bank of Helena, mid it is supposed here^that they have met with foul play or have^concluded to return to France. Two men I^who were left at the ranch Willi about^BjRM head of sle ep, are uneasy alsnit Iheiu,^and have suit a messenger afo r them.^a
NEIGHBORS*T^^ TU HOM K.
The s,. ate ^ em iii ii lee I ih|ii 111 llg llllo Til
De\terG. Turner Swindles the South^Dakotans to the Tune of^Many Thousands.
RoprosentingHimself ns a Life In^^enrauco Agrent. Ho Doea a^Rushing Business.
WholeI liiillle. T.tken llllo One I'ollry^^H He MMWN After Hie sniniller^and il. roiiipanv.
bi.l'n i., Dec. M.- A Pioneer I'resa spa^^cial final Sioux Falls, H. I)., says: Detect*^ivis are bunting for Dexter (I. Turner,
who,aoaordlagto the ilaMajanl af staw
AuditorTaylor, is one of the most auonm-^pllshcd msur nice rascals tliat ever o|K-rated^in thhl si ction of country. ^ Turner ^ said^tin stale auditor lo a rcpotwi. ^eame to^South D ikolu iu June lliis yei.r. represent-^iBg himself ns the ugeut of the OHigrgaf^Ull assoei ition, of CUerokie, Iowa, Ha
aaaadiahatiptaawafad to atgauize tho
stalein a Mvsleniatio inanner and to solioll^life insiiialice for his company. Agenta^were appointed among the farmers and la-^lailing classes. All attractive fcaturo^of the plan was to iasue a^conjoint policy. eOVOTtng both nmii and^wile, and in some laatai aM an i utile fami^^ly. Business came pouring in at an enor^^mous rate, notes or cash being taken for^premiums from polfcrf hol.e rs. W'lu n a^note waa taken it was sold al whatever tig.^BN the loeal bank was willing I i pay for it.
Theamount of baaineaadaae wasenormooa,^and the |si|a ii s written w II n nob a milbua^dollara. Theaiate'aattorne) will institute^im w ^ dings ia tha i uited .-staii leoartJ for
theco 1. el a.n .,t titles against the eompuny,
wtiichar^ gfMWOfai each poller, Thi j aaa^kry haa been worked thoroaarhtjr, and i'ur-^orr'sreceipts maal aaaoaal m 'many thoiia-^aada of doilaia. Tin notes, of eowrao. iii^nail and void, aot innneawl parties held
tinu. to a I. ige am.Hint and mint suffer.^Turn, i is an aM efnaeV r in this line.
BOCKisi.wii ami aTCIISOI.
Jones. Mi t, Columbia
ayaaahtfhjM ^^^i iIi m,
'IIk re will be held Watch Nigbt servic^s^t St. Paul's Meth'MlisI Kpiscopid cburcU^il alghti liailllllilllg at p o'clock. Sever. I^ii.istersw .il be present, and a protita'de^. i- anticipated. 'I he public are cor^^dially ii vited to uttend.
ihe KaiwhaM aaaator Uol ao adeooaMi *d^Mm 'hi At ilaaa aj sien
llM.llMotll. Dec. :iM.^ 'I I passaee of nil
ihrataaalaw onatalwlna tho fi itnraa of tha^I Aaahtaliaa ballot ajnhtai is baaagaoaakb
endin Mi.rvland. ,^, romt innt.iig of^! clemoi rata) MUtora ol Lias state hers to-day,
IUited S ; t. , s... trthai p. Ootraaa^IaaaMdodthekeyooir, u^ toapgaaiflaatfM
passageof lha Aiotriiliaii lt.^ by the gen-^ml ass. inblv. an I la is opposed to t he pan-^save of nny la.. I ke it. as are the majority^. 1 the democratic edit ore. of the stale. Sen^^ator!;.n n nn sul: ^ I here can t^. no ipiea-^In.ii that use. iocs cr.sis of affiiiiii confron.s^jus. Tin- tide af immigration com-^| ing hitl.cr is all adverse to onr^rtowa. Oar BiaJortUea from nstnral causes^are growing h si. and the want of thorough
aooperatMB aaMavgal our paopM his
alsotut down our majorities. The^elective lr.i..ckiat bus been abused,^money has bOM pourc-d out to ci.ptuie
electionsfraudalrntty. Aa for the tnotral
laasystem, you bud better laix-l it a lull to^throw the Beoiocr.ilic party m the rear.^1 hi - - vsti tu has had two I rials in I bis rouu-^try^oii^ waa la Boatna, tha other m Mon^Mflgk 'I he form, r, for years a deiuoerat ic^atroagboUi warn wpoblMaa lust election^I under the Anstn.lian s^ ^ tern by *^.iaa* or^. i; noil majority, for the lirst tune since ]Ml|.^Ooy, Hailaar ^riles iue from Montana tin t^' we si.ould have aarrted laa rtala mo. aa ot
Ihaving ill the balance. You pay a^v. t. .. if yoa pay him at all. iu aaoret, Ilv^the An -'riiliiin sy 'em be is exposed to the
1cm.ot LnMaaaaa af hrfhet| more than
^ - - ^^v .- . mmmmmmt^Sliea'i 'i I. i, , BB i ail|;lll.
WarnlutfBua iaanraa, Dec. hl
fS|Kcial.-Fi.i it nmulerof weeks a ganv^of sneak thieves i, s been operating in this^vicinity, and until a few days ago all efforts^|0looall illegality parties proved unavnil-^lag, S i i.Mav Willi;ttit llader found the^ilneves caches, mid at the same time caught^two of tin eulpntThe thieves proved to^be lim e boys niimi d flrey, Jackson and^li in - Under. 'Tic thefts amounted tost^leaat s.'oo. bal the larger part of the gcaxU^MllaaofMod, It is not thought the boys^will be prosecuted.
i ^ i
awaajauis Poop Law,
I'lTlsiiin.,,Dec. .'H.--A s|M-cial from^Columbus, ().. a ys Isaac It. Hill, of Wind..^iuuton. an laahwaai friend of Samuel ,1.^il.ll.lall. r. pal- th- latter verv 1 iw, and^laal the eh :.. . - a:-, he cwll never resume^Un seat in the h nisu of representatives.
in.Peejea gJNo aad Weii.
ItitULis,Dec. iKi.- Letters pubiiabadHI the^Kreus^. /eilung, dated Aden. Dec. 'Si, relets
loa aoauaaaaaatiea from Dr. Peters, in^which ha aaaoaaaad he wsr |b kis^i health
Hidsp.i its and said he whs glad he bad been
OurKelatlmis Willi l .01,1.1.
NrwYork, Dec. 'V). -The senate commit^^tee on Canada affairs met here to-dav and^heard tho testimony of eastern tlsheri.ien in^regard to the trouble they cxr.i 1 iniceil 111^tishmg and securing bail m Ciiiiadiiin^waters. Senator Hoar stated that (neat^lint, in always conceded to the I nitisl^Slates the commercial rigbls of fishing^vessels. He alwavs favored the interpret:,^tion of thai right visited in American fisher^^men. Senator Pngh declared Ureal Britain^always acted 111 haiiiiony with Canada 0:1^tlie question whenever the matter came ill^Hie ..lin;..- of treaty or law ti n state de^^partment should take steps nt once lo de^^cide tic ^ altar. Finally, in reply too^goaatkaa byHaaaaor Dotph tot a remedy,
onewitness said the only rem. dv l.e haow^of was ret llalioii. F.r.istus W'l . II made^111 argument ill favor of mine .in : Oaaad .^Ki 11 dor Hoar sa d. iu I.is opinion and H at^ol ins colleagues, the movement toward^annexation maal bom from Canada.
FrancisWaylaud tibnn, n former lesi-^dent of Can id.1 and a meinber ol llie Ho^miniOO parllamenl for nine yean, previous
toiss;,.aid: Can da will 1ic hi la, unless
tbe |Ho|ile ot lh^ I lilted Slides thi on 1 Ivea
pcaaaalher. Bhoaaaaadlk aad honap l^-
yolidthe St. Lawrence and she wants to^b 10 in il. QteWtt, 111 sup|Mirt ..f Ins state^paaal said Canada hud adopted the free
sein.oisysi. ni. aoehaal nalonlaltmi and tl a^election aieihnda of tha I ahwd Slates, aid
wasmole eager to ailopt Ami riean bu- iliess^iirineiples I hall she was those ot l.iiglain'.
Canadaalso wanbd free mess to tie
Annricnii lu.ukets. He held, 111 I.il. he^Would d elare her llah |s ml, nee ol Foolish
paarandinaai with laa Ignited State .^Wttaeaa elm uoi favor aaMaaaroial anioa,
ofwhich TYindcMB talk d, Main leading
Caaadiaoa,the speaker hi Id, f iron .1 annex.
an..11.Instead of reading l.ie l. li maga-^/.ines, the ( aaadiani read Ann lie 01 pubp-^ciillons, nnd more Canadian youths ato edu-^cntid in American colleges than in Itrilisli^Universities. Hi- though' that Sir John^.Mellon. Id was a politician mnl not a rf itl I
IILUOIMfOi A MIM..
taKagUeh ayadtaato Hahwai ^nt toe^^Oaaal Hoahaaa i*r,i|m-riy.
hi.LoOla, Dee. .HI. ^All Kliglish synd-^cite i* irving t i buy the famous (ii.nnle^Mount..in mine, of Muntanii. which ia^owned here. An offer of if 15 per share, or^an aggregab of #M.Kinirjj for the Vt),m^^shares, has been made, hut it has mil yet^Im-ii accepted.
PresidentItumsey, of the OraaltO Moim-^laia Voiing coiupauv, says tin t^ is no
probabilityof tho property going lata lha
[inndsolthe English syndicate: that tin^^stones to that effect are :' n; iv. nn I
thatth. attempt to purchase in. el. at^iM.'i would lift it away above that, hgure nt^once.
PaaHaIhMMBMtoa sun si PJoaM,
Ni.wYoiih. Dec. .Hi.--Keimtor Yi si's com^mittee on dressi'd meats nil her. this
raofahajLa oaaabaaaf large aaak ra la c-x-
|srt catile were present. One ol these. T.^('. Knstiiiiiii. said He- niter slate law bad^taken aw.iv the stimulus lo tin cattle^trade. To evudi the law certain ear cm^paaies have div.^d tloir nuleaga witti^shippers, thereby virtindlv citi ng rates.^The exports of cattle t bis year baa inc. fe^^ed |i 1,00 i bead, and more would boi Iportod^next year.
Oinl.io,Dec. Ml Doin Pedro MtrtiM^ut Ic rly prostr di d. The gOOtOf h i. mlvi ^.|^that efforts be made to arouse biiu by con^^versation, but he diss not respond to iii1j-^MM'aipiestions. 'IheCoinle mul Cointess^D'eu arrived to day. The i . . nip. ror's^^Muting with his daughter win of a painful^character.
CeraKennedy, Hie American isntr. is,^ifed in Italy yesterday.
Thewife of QeoeraJ Lraajrjraal itei at
TJolnaaTlllOiTexas, last nighl.
Alexanderllaiinlloii, Ihe graniN m of lha^lirst sec retary of tha treasury, died yeatol^day at irvingtuli on the Hudson in li s e.Uh^yens.
Prof.Hall dh III line, principal teiu her^ut MmCbOOaena Indian train.i.gs hiiol, m i i^suleia ^ Irei.'ou, and brolher of .l.nn s (,.
Hlalne,died yeatorday after a brief illaaai^at the ago of UI.
Tiiinlibilin Hie Mfaawdi^Bt. IggW, Mo., Dec. IW.^The academy of^music in course of erection at the i iim r ol^Thirteenth street mid VvfhlMgtoa uvenui^II in a heap this morning. Tha baildiBI^d gone up aa high aa the third story^c'ifly w rkiueii wire in tha build.tig an^miraculously all escaped injury cv.a pt ouc,^who w..s sligiitly hurt.
vi.i ii.eeni MaMroaa OaaMkaaa i'r^-
gaaegfor a llli; llu^lnr^.
fiii.'UKi,D^o. :m.^ |S|ie^-inl.|-Since tho^agres'inent between the Itoek Island and^Al. Ilia..n syi teles in op|Hisit 1..11 to the 1 nam^Pai Hie Norlhweslern combine was consum-^natid. the ivelianee gf tlallic. al Htajga^City has been gleallv Ii.i|ii|h red by lack of^pi iper c.iiinectioii and side Hacks. Una^11101 inn7 all Ihese eliilieulf les were lemoved^In the completion of a bridge acinus tho^Ai kaaaas river, 1 he budding ol .1 mile and a^half of trestle work, 11 mile ol main track,^and all the M.lu track madid. A large
aaaaaaiof raaikjaoaa ground haa^also baaa haaftM ny tin two roada
forthe future extension of aide^tlaeks and building of fr, it hi houses aa
needed.President Cable, of I he Hock Is^^land, w ho H luined lo day ft New York,
isMitch ple.med ov, 1 tin- wanking of tha^t r. Hie agreement with the Atchison, nnd ei-^pressed Ins belie! tint with the comple^^tion nil In improvements nt Ducb ^ City,^his load and the Atchilisoii would now get^their .-.line of tlrou.di tlallic-. Freight^Tlallic Manager llaniev. of the All hinvin,^was eqaally MMhwatoatai and expressed^greal pleasure that the combination waa
aoaal la to aoaapota on t%aal Margg with^the 1 mon nenilo MmlawaotoTB loaahMav^1 ion.
IATA I, IN MANY C\SKS.
it.Iga 1.1 i n. Maaatoo KpMh mi. Maawg^n,^ a aah mi-lit.
'.1 w Yuan, Dec. :io. According to ollioial^recsnds 11 II iMiliccmcii are Tod up with la^|Ti| pi 111 Una c ly. 'I he 1i1 nth o| I'atiolinan
Tinwt11 JoUiaa to day is wtU to in i he tirst^fatalaaj of lagrippi on the pottga force
la' a Ha Waa taken all Saturday.
Tbeiiifluen/.n of a violent 1 v|.e is raging^in tttrtutugtuun, Ragtead,
fem 1 v 1 very aardloal praotilloner iu Mnn-^^ to .I i,-|N,ita battel some c 1 a s of lafraaan^i audai in sMaaBh,
live hundred can s ol .nlbienza are re-^i^n 11 ,i ... sal.nn. Kaa., laativeral Inataaato
Iwl. ill I,inula I are afUoll d.
Thei'uh^ ratal aaaaof Iniamia in Kansas^1 'itv ooourred Hatorday night, It waa that^of Wltliani Waikir. aged is paara. The^j citv payatoioa pruooonoad lha diaaaaa te^^I gaanaa, whtok develop, d iatoaoata pneu-^^uaia,
Hovaralwali-dcfload casea of in gnpiie
havaappeared m Uaataaworth, Kaa, No
Isei oils phase of the disease has vet de-
IIMas Itoaah llniildiT.^I Pot 1 1 11.. Dim-. .'lii. -'S|.. cinl. -The publio^; Mterafa were closed 1.1 il. v at II o'clock by^or.i. i' ot Diieetor i C. I'.. rendi s, on aia outit^of the pri valence of the influenza in. oug^Hie MaakOM and siholars. All three in^^struct' m are ra Pay log final tin ^ atedpi and
'linUlllbelliftbeclllldr.il iii e lllf: c'l. d. Dr.
Plutoherprunohueea ib^ disorder genoinn
Iinflui t./.n, though of 11 less violent ty |a^ than^thai 111 many eusti in cii^.
All tliln of I'lnk.-l Inn ll. li elites lo
Oterowe ami KatH Mrlklag Mlaora.^Puaxxrw'.y. Pa.. Dec. Ml fteg hundred^and si\ Piiikerton nail arrived here to^^night Iran New ork, PhUadolphte and
Ohk'g^. broaghi in tha tMjffnrr, itc^bester
A^iM Ian/ Coal coiiipany, but for what^putpisie is ia t d. liniti-ly known, as there
gaili.. n no Ihn ata of irtotoaao, it is now
overtwo at '.s ^ nui Iga sink, was inaugu^^rated at Wat son nnd A.'i inn. involving I,-
800nam aad koya, Phortlp aftor tha strike
,in tiOM wa .e .-.i 'veil 011 lite miners occupy.
Ilag tea oompaay'a aoaaaa to vaoxM within
Iten days. 'I lie I line w ill be up to-iuorrow,
1mid th.. m. aoral aappi ilitoa la the piuker-
,ton Ma were brought here to assist ia^evicting. It is also stated there are IKJO
tiongirlsniand 1 la liana on the way here,^.no that th^ comp in pnrpoa s putting^i thuu lo work and proteirttag them.
vi^aaarwf hp Matli es,^Pau: . dec. II'.^Intelligence haslMeure-
cemdin in Ohorah,a Paaaah aoMteaHMl
oilFull .1: bay i lltheeie l const of Africa,^thai two Piwaah mi-sioiiar i s, travelling^fn in S e'a th lo II. rr.ir. nndi r the . scort of
debtOreeka, were attaekad bp natives and
allthe party iniiid ia d
Terrlflewlrptaif ill.^Nr.w tint i ins, Dec. ;^^.^ A t 'rrilio explo-^aOB Of gai occurred in a two story brick^hiilding on the corner of l.lysian Fielda^itid Viob ^ v st n els. d niolishing t wo bnild-^uaaaad l uiymg six prraoaa bcueiith tha
labrisl iieineii and p.,1 c.men succeeded^u n cuing tUvia without serious injurita.