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Till:daily INDEPENDENT! HELENA* SATURDAY MOltNING, m.^ ,;mi;i;k 1 1b9v
NEWYORK^103 Stxth Av.^UtLl NA-Sittn and Mala.
Areready for business this^norning in the
ItTook the Council That Long to Diepoes^of the Increased Car Far*^Matter.
THEORDINANCE WAS NOT PASSED.
Buttha Company fJldn't Want It, mmm^That They Can Make the Rait*^Anyhow.
Thrrlty council held the shortest MS^^^Ion In thi* history of the town last^nlsiil, Hint dlepoard of the street oar^fare bimlnoes with Um MMMM and dls-^patch af n guillotine The session lusted^Just two minute* hy the cluck which^tiana-a In th^ council chamber. Mnyor
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thacouncil to order ahortly after 8^o'clock with n rap of his gavel. City^Clerk Carpenter was on a delayed train^from Hutte and hta assistant. Harry^Un it, called the roll. All of the sfeJlT^men were preaent except Fuller, who
MajorWeed aald he presumed all of^them were aware that the meeting ^ aa^a special one to consider a proposition^submitted l^v the Helena Klectrlc Hull-^way company looking; to the advance^^ment of the ft Ice of fureu. Juat aa mmn^aa he finish'd tht^ arntence up popped^the Junior alderman from the Second^ward with a little report finm the judi^^ciary commtttiu. It wui read by Mr.^Brvtt and waa to the effect that the^propoaed ordinance to regulate the^street railway fores had been referred^to the committee and that afl^ r consid^^eration the committee recommended^that It not hi paased.
Withlike celerity another alderman^moved the adoption of the report, and^without u dissenting- voice the recom^^mendation of the Judiciary committee^a^^- j.t.-.l Immediately Alderman^Jacob I'oat moved that the council ad^^journ, which It did Instanler and before^the few spectators In the rear part of^the council chamber could grasp the^situation.
Itwas unanimous fiom start to finish^and the members of the council all^looked as If they had relieved them^^selves of a w eighty burden.
Therewas a caucus Just before the^meeting nnd while the aldermen were^waiting for Mayor Wtcd. An Inde^^pendent reporter was Invited to lake It^In, but when he approached the group^all he heard was a dlsctiattton upon the^relative merits of eye glasses.
Afew minutes utter the council ad^^journed a number of spectators climbed^the stairs tothe council chamber and^were surprsed to learn that It was all^over. They had evidently expected to^witness anentertaningand lengthy ses^^sion, and regretted that they had not^been on hand earlier.
Thereason the ordlnunce was not^pasaed. as explained by one of the alder^^men after the adjournment, waa he-^cause they had come to the conclusion^that there was no necessity for Ita en^^actment, and because the street railway^company hod their legal exports render^an opinion In the matter which was to^the effect that the company could raise^the fares without the adoption of the^ordinance which was so summarily dis^^posed of last night.
We'vebeen longer than we^affected in getting ready, but^ve'll try to make the lost time^ip to you by giving you
Wehave claimed and do claim^:o have the
Itis now ready for you^we^i ^ ihe verdict with you.
UKCUT AM ARTERY.
TomMorris Made a Failure of Entering a^Saloon Through a Glass.
TomMorris, a laboring man. had a^high old time laat Wednesday night^which came to a sudden termination^early on Thanksgiving morning and^hail nil the appearance of putting an^end to his earthly career. Morris had^been taking in the town and as mid^^night approached his ^load^ got^greater. About this tlm^ he reached^the Atlantic beer hell where he ex^^changed some of his coin over the bar^for the liquid that Is supposed to ateal^one's brains away. His conduct was^not elegant and the barkeeper put him^out of the house twice. He went back^like the pitcher once too often and^tried to enter through one of the plate^glass panels lu the front door which It^will take $20 to replace. Morrla only^got his right fist ami arm through the^glass when a stream of blood hh thick^an a lead pencil spurted from an artery^In his wrist. Prompt surglcnl nsslst-^nnce saved him He Is now In the city^Jail with a badly swollen wrist but Is^all right otherwise.
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ThaJury li Selected and tha Opening Stats-^mant Mad*,
Willionly MM challenge by the de^^fense, Ihe Jury In the case of Will^Hanks waa secured In the fulled Htatea^court yesterday. The Jurors, as finally^selected and sworn, are as follows: J.^K Carpenter, Oilman Ulnae. Ji rone^Norrls, A. T. Koldrup, Henry I'i.hrr,^K. W. Flake, K. Itlggs. Marcus I issuer,^I'haiiesGrossman, John Borch, William
illbbsan^1 M. K. I^ewla. Assistant l^ls^11let Attorney Hheltoti read tin- Indict^^ment, which look Millie a long time,^nnd then made Hie opening statement
He said the prosecution expec led to
provethat from the opening of lb^^bank. Nov. Hi, lx^0, until It dosed. July^17, Hf.f.l Hanks had misapplied and con^veiled to his own use |. . .-.', ..I of the^funds of the bank. He expected to^show that Hanks commenced his ac^^count In the bank with an overdraft.^Mr i-io-llon thin irsi ed the in^umula-^tlon of overdrafts, which were taken up^from time to time by notes. At one^time when his overdraft rajubod Sli.lOO^and he owed Hie Cascade bank i .-i.^Hanks, Mr. Hhelton ^i ^^ i. .I. put his note^In the Meri hauls' for $^,^hmi U^ cover^both overdraft and the debt and b live^himself a slight balance. TIiIh balance^he checked against himself and In a^few week* bad again overdrawn The^notes of W. D. Benson, It was claimed,^were merely accommodation payer,^Hunks getting the benefit of the money.^Mr. Hhelton said It would be nhuwn^that In all the time the bank was run^^ning Hanks hod not deposited any^money except his salary as proolOoM^and some small Items. Further It^would be shown that at the time the^bank closed Hanks was Indebted to It^$42,000, Individually and as Indorser. Mr.^Hhelton w nt Into the details of the^U ansai Hons Hanks bad w ith the bank^Tie defense reserved Its opening state^^ment.
AsDistrict Attorney Leslie wanted^to attend to some business before the^grand July and also look after the^Hanks case, no witnesses were called^yesterday. The Hist witness for the^prosecution will go on the stand to-day.^When all the evidence la In the court^will compel the prosecution to eleel^under which count of the Indictment It^dealres to ask conviction. ,
J.b. Carpenter, one of the Haunt^Jurors, Is a well-known colored man,^a barber by trade.
toIt HORSE STEAL1SU.
SevenIndictment! Againit J. H. Umphrey^and C. J. Voellnagel.
TheI'nltad Htatcs grand Jury yes^^terday returned seven Indictments^against James H. I'mphrey and fleorge^J. Voell nagel charging them with lar^^ceny committed on the Crow reserva^^tion. Altogether they are accused of^taking between thirty and forty head^of horses and two saddles belonging to^Antelope Cap Hlack lllrd. Hlts-ln-tlie-^Mlddle, and other Crow Indians. They^told the court they had no counsel and^no money to engage counsel. Judge^Knowles appointed V. V. Sterling and^Theo Miilfly to defend them. The ac^^cused are both young men.
AnIndictment for murder was re^^turned against Thud HolHnson, a col^^ored soldier, who shot James Williams,^a fellow soldier, also colored, at Fort^Custer, on the Crow reservation. F. K.^Htranahan was appointed to defend^Koblnson.
Thecourt appointed B. H. Carpenter^to defend Perry Henderson, accused of^larceny on the Crow reservation.
A.I. HOLTER HARDWARE CO.
Bringscomfort ami improvement and^tend^ to personal enjoyment when^rightly used. The man)', who live bet^^tor than others ami enjoy life more, with^less ex|s'inliturr*, dy more promptly^adapting the world's liest product* to^the needs of physical Ix-inj.', will attest^the value to health of the pure li^jiii^t^IiixbIim- principle* unbraced in the^remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Itsexcellence is due to its presenting^in the form most u^ ceptnlilc and pleaie^ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly^heneti, i.il pro|s-rtics of a perfect lax^^ative ; effectually cleansing the system,^dispelling colds, headaches and levers^and permanently curing constipation.^It has given satisfaction to millions and^met with the approval of the medical^profession, because, it gets on the Kid-^n^ M, l.iver and Itowcls without weak^^ening them und it is perfectly free from^every objectionable substance.
Syrupof Tigs is fot mile by all drug^^gists in ,rsi cent bottles, but it is man^^ufactured by the California Fig Syrup^Co. only, whose name is printed on every^package, hImi the name, Syrup of Figs,^and Is ing well informed, you will not^iccept any substitute if oflercd.
Thepublic Is hereby notified that on^nnd after Monday. 1 lec :t. the fares on^the street car lines of this city will bi^^ns follows:
Tonil points to and from Main street,^I loeptinf the university and cemetery,^a book of fifty tickets for two dol^^lars nnd a hall' will be sold at the office^only.
SIx11 en (lit) tickets for one dollar and^eight ^M tickets for fifty cents will be^Bold by the motormen nnd single fares^fen cents.
Toand from Use university mul i n ^ -^: I y ten cenls; to and from the city Itm-^Its on this line the MUM fares aa on the^other lines.
IIKl.KNAIMWKH AND LIGHT Co^Helena. Dec. 1, t*^4.
CommercialTrav. 'urs Organizing.
A.J. Dowd. of Chicago, supreme
courrellorof the order of the t'nlted^Commerrii.l Travelers, la In Helena for^the purpose of organizing a lodge of the^nrd^ r here. The order Is seven years^oid and lias 8.000 members. It Is a so-^net and Is neflclal organization, as Its^name Indicates, for traveling men.^Two moi tings will be held to-dny at^which Mr. Dowd will bo present and^explain nil about the orrder to tkOM^who are qualified for membership.^The first meeting will be at 2 p. in. und^the second at 7:30 p. m.
E^cur^lonTickot* to California,
Takethe short and by twenty-four^hours the quickest route to California.^I'.legant Pullman palace and tourist^ulcepers. The dining car route. The^(JajM l'acllle has placed on sale daily^tickets from Helena to California points,^llmted to sixty days going with privilege^of returning any time within six months,^good for stop-over, st following rales:
ToSan FtancHeo. rolng via Ogden nnd^returnag name route, $7^.
ToSan Frnnclsco, going via Ogdon snd^returning via Port land, and vice versa,^l*
ToSnn Frnnclsco, going via Pcrtlar.il^and r^turnlng seme route, $76.
Tol.os Angeles, going via (Igden and^Baoramentn, and returning via Han rian-^clsoo and Ogden, or vice versa, $M.
Tol.os Angeles, going via Ogden nnd^San Francisco, returning via Ban Fran^^cisco nnd Ogden. $^;i
Tol.os Angeles, going vis Portland nnd^returning via 8u^ rnmento, or vice versa,^ne M.
Throughsleeping car reservations nnd^further Information can h^ hnd hy cull^^ing on or addressing JO North Main street.^Helen ,It. O. Wilson,
Freightand Passenger Agent.
Thediscomfort of dust In a railway^Journey makes It to be dreaded, but If^you travel via the Hrent Northern you^have thl-t onnoy.'llli e It* loadlied In rock^ballast, and It baa no sand drserla along^Its line It Is free from dust.
CleanlinessIn traveling Is the one thing^desired. Travel by the tlrest Northern^nnd you will he clean. No dust uu this^line. Hock ballasted loVibid.
ItWat Pretty Cenerally but Quietly Observed^in Helena.
Thanksgivingdny was observed^pretty generally as a holiday In Helena.^The fine weather brought out large^crowds and the streets were filled with^people all the morning and until din^^ner time In the afternoon. After the^dinner hour few people were abroad,^nearly everybody staying at home or^spending the afternoon and evening In^^doors with friends. All the hotels und^eating houses served big dinners to^their patrona. Union Thanksgiving^s. rvlces were held at St. Pnul's Method-^lal Bplaoopetl church and most of Met^protectant ministers took part. Special^services were held at Ht. Peter's^church, Hlshop ltrewer preaching the^Thanksgiving sermon. The (Ira ml^Army of the Itepubllc gave a ball at the^auditorium ut night. It was largely-^attended.
ladles'fleeced Jersey ribbed under^^wear, only 00 cents at the Bee Hive.
ExcursionRate* to California.
ThoNorthern Pacific railroad ha.^^placed on sale dally round trip tickets^to California points, as follows:
Helenato San Franc isco snd return,^going via Spokane, Tacoma and Port^^land, and returning same way, $75.
ToKan Francisco, going via Spokane,^fa no Is and Portland, and returning^via Ogden and Hutte, $90.
ToLos Angeles, going via Spokane,^Tacoma and Portland, entering Kan^Francisco In one direction either going^or returning, $KU.
ToLos Angeles, going via Spokane,^Tacoma, Portland and San Fianclaco,^and returning via tSucramcnto and Og^^den. $^'.!..^^o.
Ticketsarc limited to sixty days for^i,olng passage, good to return at any^time within flnul limit uf six months^from date of Issue.
Thescenery via the Northern Pacific^and Mount Shasta route Is unequuled.^Passengers get a magnificent view of^Mount Shaatu from observation cars.
Forfurther information, sleeping car^reservations, etc , call on or address^A. D KDUAlt,^General Agent, Helena, Mont.
Kidcambric only live cents per yard^at the bee Htvo.
Goesvery well when you are
notabla to buy or in the^mood lor turkey lor Thanks-^fjivlnrt. We have tho finest^lino of Pork ever seen in Mon^^tana, and It's good, too.
Fomeof the linest^just ready^lor use. Elogant beet -the^tender is t. you over a. to. Don't^lorgot that our latch string is^out, our prices right, our de^^livery perlect.
. B. AU'I'IIIKit ^V ^ O.^Telephone 116, Next to Postoffice.
Coverstwice the surlnce-^lastB .'our times longer than^other paint.
Inuse 2 j years.
Olorl03s, harmless, not af-
iectodby heat, cold, acids^or any known chemical.
Uneijualedlor tin rools
ADelightful Trip.^Via Salt Lake and Denver to Chicago^anil the east. A dip In the great Salt^Lake or a few days' Vial I Si Munltou^Kpiings, situated ut the fuel of Pike's^Peak, cunnul be cipiulcd an this conti^^nent.
Pullmandining car route For rates,^etc.. call at thu I'nlon Piiellli: office, No.^3ti North Main street, Helena.
II o. \Yil^on,^Passenger Agent.
Thellee Hive Is selling standard call-^i oes at five cents.
!.ndlcn',misses' slid children's cloaks^at the llee Hive.
UnionPacific System.^Overland train leaves Helena at 7 SO a.^m daily for Hull Lake. Itenwr. Portland,^Hun Frsnclico. Oinuha, Kansas City. Ht.^1/ouls, Chicago snd all Salem joists.^Overland train arrives at Helena at 11:30^P in dally; through Pullman and colon^^ist sleeping cara: elegant chair and din^^ing cars.
Palfurther Information, maps, folders,^rates, etc., cull on or address
11.O. Wilson, f, A P. A.
Thellee Hive will sell ladlvs' natural^gri'j wool unileineur at II ikl per milt^this week, worth Vi.lt).
Presspsilcrns at the Ilea Hive chssper^i ban ever.
*Parchen-D'Achenl Dit Co.
TheNorthern Purine Is the only line^running through trains to Ht. Paul, Min^^neapolis und the east.
PresentCounty Bills.^Hills ngalnsl county must lie pre^^sented to auditor by Dec. 1 or Iny over^until neM uuiiitcr. Hy order of com^^missioners.
CMHi MA an 1 l lav, NdWI Coal
11.11orders* oarsful attention. I * ft HOLTER HARDWARE CO,
1 113-11) N, Main Street, Holona, Mont.
Largfiotand bent stock: in the city of Iron Toys, Tin Toys,^Wooden Toys, Magic Lanterns, Blocks and Oamees, Picture^Books, Mechanical Toys.
Dressedand Undressed, Large and Small, to suit all and every^one. Express Wagons, Sleds, Doll Buggies, Wheel Barrows,^Blackboards, Etc , Etc.
NoticeAll our Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods will he^closed out At Cost to make room lor our Immense Stock of^Toys and Christmas Qoods. Note the address and come early.
JOS.DAVIS ^ CO. ggfeB
COSTUMESloaned and mado to order.^Masque laces, hoar is, wigs, etc Order,^from any part ol the country promptly tilled.^Kleinschmldt block. Warren street and Sixth^avenue.MRS. H. BLUME.
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Purveyorsto the People.
Uonsle-sham, per lb1.12^4
10Hit grssn si plusII
Toremaple ^ igsr. 2 lbsM
Mmi teOa 21l^tS
.lb* Maes r.iiao* mast
1lb ptrksga Jni.sn Tea. goodM
1gallon maplo ryrup l.M
1puuatt i omb llensy20
Mewoil sardines, oan05
HaMolHas I set lb10
tleiil-lsMarch, regular price. Uo,
Hulknlhnt, faMti Ttry fins90
Kxtraline ettto . bntileli
Kreib. ysters. Selects, can4S
1W,oysters. N V. 1'onaie, canii
Itech o,^tor^ in bulk, qeert M
Uomett'itlemon eitract. larae bottle ,M
(uiice 1 rot. V^^: ^ Labs! fatenp, fennel^tloo^K Jameeccl I reaertee,
li bargain* on MS roomers through^the Holidays.
umf hi . aiMMi mm i iM' i^water right, 100 arret ^nd^r fence, ',-aors etraw-
bsrrle*,Irsata heats list! largo log barn, one^mile from est nolens, live mile- [rose Helena,^w i 1 - e ll the whole or vert Kor further infor-^miition oieiuire ofJ. II. ilvK.
W-hJ WLJ-i-L. buy
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Hum*.-, \\fmo:.^ nutl no'itl* of *M u*^orii^tloiu^[Ttrilg thtl MviS*^l t ft^h prit^n ft^r tbtftMin*. lu-^qaira nt Twitoitl ^ lent Fa -lory.
JAS. T Wl FORD ^ CO.
I'opularinbod tiouks at the llee lllvv.
ComeiiUt bed. nnd a niKlitmiitv, bavins;^hnd mole Ulipetlte then ea|iil'ity. Take^ennifert In tho thoualit ihnl relief is eney,^ami that It Is only aecsagary to linve n^-^ecinree to onr store In llni lent und (leiiee-
full xieep, undietinii. i b) ssosetreae
Ttirkleh vleinna. Our preaeXlfetfeM^pertinent is as rnni|ilet M the |ibaitiia^nopeeta. You ^r^ everyiliinii in druae sled
inedbIlli'S iii Ulir slnek. IukI lie ^ oil see^all i eiinlries on the m.i|^ of the wnii.l^The i oni|iouni|lns of presi ril'tloni Ih on-^triieti 'l .0 a pharmeii.-t nimst^ nkIII. ^^^-^^erienoe and care are u anai-snire aKetnei^mliiiikes. The purity, Irenhneaa and value^of mil drusrs aro ri|uiilh alaive nuer iloi,^Note aleo that we earn a lull line of tol^^ls! iuhi manleur* articles.
Kvenlnet'chosl openn Monday. Noteiaberli
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