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THEANACONDA STANDARD; FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER Tj, 1889.
PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING IN THE^WEEK EXCEPT MONDAY
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THSSTANDARD,^sf Mats and Third streets. Anaconda.
For(inventor,^JOKKPII K. TtMtl.K,^l^wta and t'lark count*.
ParIJi-ul^'nairt-^lt^viTimr.^JOHN H. CONAKl^,^Cutter County.
Lewisand t'lark County.
ForChief Justice, _^HTKPHKN A. 1^kW01J^,^KUver How County.
ForAasorlate Juiitlrej,^FKANK K. AKMMTKOXO.^UaUatin County,^W. M. HICKFOKIt.
MUaoulaCounty.^For Attorney (iencral.^W. Y. FKalBKKTON,^SUver Bow County.^Mr Clerk of Supreme,Court,^OKOBUB F. COl'B.^Madison County.
ForMate Treasurer.^JKRKY COI.I.INH.^Caanade County.
ForState Auditor.^THOMAS I^. FITZtlK K Al J^,^Deer ljoAtr County.^^ rHuaarlnti iiflml nf l*uhllc Inatructioa,^J. K. BUHSKI.U^Silver Bow County.
ForKate HcuUor.^W. M. THOBNTOI*.
Anaconda.For OUtrict Judge.^I^. at. PIIKFKK,^FtaillpanurK.
FarClerk of IMatrlrtCoajt,^WILLING NAFTOB.^Deer Lodge.
ForHherilt.^J. T. QUUIIJCY,^Anaconda.
ForClerk and Recorder.^J. F. BKAZKl.TON,^tiranlte.
ForCounty Attorney,^W. H. All AW.^PtaUlpaburB.^For tlayertntendent of IMblio m hooU,^MlSS MAKCAKKT I. WOLKK,^Peer lyodge.^For Treasurer.^B. T. KKNNON.^I^eer Lodjre.
ForHurreyor,^HKNBY B. DAVIH.^Deer UkIkc.
FarPublic Administrator.^B. F. BROWN,^(larrtaon.
ForKepresenUtUvea.^JOHN B. TOOLK. Anaconda.^BILVBN HUUHKK, Anaconda.^C. M. CBITTCHFIKLD. Phlllpsburs.^F. HOLLYWOOD, tiranlte, _ .^C. K. HABDKNBBOOK. Baee Track.^R. O. HI' Mil KB, l^eer liudae.^J AM KM MABCUM. HcUnvTUe.
JointBepreaentatlve. Deer Ixxhre and Bea^^verhead Counties,^FBANK KBNNBDY. Anaconda.
ForCounty Commissioners,^J. L. HAMILTON. Anaconda.^tiBOBUB ItH'KKKLU l^eer IxmIsw,^A. A. MolMIN A LI 1. FluUpehum.
FRIDAY,SEPTEMBER 27, 1889.
THEWAY HE TELLS IT.
Mr.Carter, in the round of his boast^^ful campaign, wbich has studiously^taken oare of Carter at the expense of^Mr. Power and everybody else on the^ticket, has been openly declaring that^this territory owes practically nothing^to democrats in the way of getting^Montana into the I'uioii. In fact, to^hear him tell it. one would lie led to^infer that Mr. Carter himself is the^corner-stone of statehood for Montana.
Ofcourse, Mr. Carter has the right,^on tiie stump, to exaggerate his own^services and to misrepresent democrats^in any way that suits his plans. The^truth remains, however: and it is not^at all complimentary to Mr. Carter.^Every voter whom this question inter^^ests is asked to read the summary of^Mr. Toole's Helena speech, printed on^the eighth page of this morning's^Standard. If the story there recited^Is untrue, the columns of the Stand^^ard are open for any corrections Mr.^Carter is disposed to offer.
Weexpect to hear from Mr. Carter's^lips, by about noon, next Monday, that^be discovered Montana and planted its^mountain ranges. It appears, up to^the present hour, with several counties^to bear from, that he packed Montana^into the Union, ^talked with the secre^^tary'* and sent the price of lead Hying,^saved the I'nion with his mouth -^while Maginnis was lighting on the^field, and that, in fact, he is the con^aervator of all that ever was good and^great in Montana.
Wedo not say that the public shares^this opinion, but it's the way Mr. Carter^tells it^and the Helena J our mil ap^^pears to take it ail in.
HEWOULD HAVE TO.^Let me aak Mr. I teed what Thomas^Carter would do if a republican caucus^nominated him, Thomas H. Heed, the^^vowed enemy of silver, as speaker of^the house. That hi a legitimate matter^of caucus action, and Mr. Carter would^have to vote for the enemy of silver or^else for the democratic nominee.^Ma-^ffinnis, in Helena.
THECHALLENGED VOTERS.^The attempt to disfranchise three^hundred and ninety legal voters repre^^senting the labor element in this city^has dismally failed in most of the ob^^jects which the instigators of the plot^had in view. It ought to fail, and the^republicans who were foolish enough^to back it merit the contempt which^outraged public opinion has visited^upon them
Thatthe attempt to keep these three^hundred and ninety voters from the^polls has already operated to the disad^^vantage of the republicans is matter of^relatively small account. There are^broader interests back of the question.^No fair-minded man objects to chal^^lenges which rest on legal objections,^but it is an outrage to carry into execu^^tion a plot which aims, without war^^rant, to throw out the votes of four^hundred men, against whose title to^citizenship no legal objection can be^urged. The whole proceeding is out of^harmony with that sentiment govern^^ing the |^eople of Montana which de^^mands fair play, no matter what the^issue or how large the stake.
Theevent proves that the challenges^were formulated not with any honor^^able purpose to purify the ballot but^solely to delay the vote and to inter^^rupt work at the ballot boxes, by forc^^ing the judges to administer oaths to^hundreds of citizens regarding whose^general qualifications the affidavits^themselves dare not raise a question.
Itoften happens that men who re^^spond to mean motives take shelter^under forms of law in lending them^^selves to some cowardly act. This is^just what has happened in Anaconda.^The plot will succeed in that it will en^^force delay at the polls next Tuesday.^Cndcr the circumstances. Anaconda^democrats will need to put forth extra^effort in getting their votes on record.^This tbey certainly will do.
THATPOINTED QUESTION.^In Anaconda, a large audience lis^^tened attentively to Congressman Keed^and complimented his speech. Yester^^day, however, everybody was calling at^^tention to the person in the audience^who, in courteous tones, asked Mr.^Keed: ^What about silvery Of course,^no answer came, because an expression^of Mr. Heed's convictions on that sub^^ject, or a recital of his record, would be^distasteful to any audience in Montana.^Mr. Reed's address was generously^complimented, bnt the fact of that^question will linger in the mind of^Anaconda people when the memory of^all that Mr. Heed said has faded away.
Eversince this campaign began, the^responsibility for Mr. Carter's presence^in public life has been charged on demo^^crats in Butte and Anaconda. Perhaps^the charge has some foundation in fact.^However that may lie, the democrats^in question will be sure that it doesn't^happen again.
Thesurprising feature of the canvass^is that, on several occasions, Mr. Car^^ter should have been so extremely dis^^courteous in his utterances regarding^democrats who boosted him into a vic^^tory which, so far as he personally is^concerned, was the merest fiction, and^which was their achievement, not his.
Wefear the hi rain under which the editor of^the ANAfoMltA Ktaniiark is laboring has hurt^hi* manners uot leaa than his discretion. ^Helena^Journal.
Wefear the Helena Journal has in^dulged so freely in the use of insulting^phrases that few reputable men will^care to gauge themselves by its stand^^ard of accepted good manners. How^^ever, it would gratify this newspaper^if the Jmtnull would be quite cautious^to limit its personal observations to^people who are candidates or who are^in public life.
PUTTINGIT RIGHT.^The Hutte Inter Mountain does not^read the Standard with care. Other^^wise it would not fall into serious error^regarding the use of atlldavits in an^attempt to drive three hundred and^ninety laborers in this city from the^polls.
Evidentlyour Hutte contemporary^has been guided by the text of a com^muuicatioii printed in its column*
Kt*|iuhlicaiiKhave Khik tiecn tn |BossesKlon of^Information thai lar^o numbers of meu now cm^ployed hy the Aiuteoiidu iiiiiiint; coiii|tany li.nl^lieen liroiiKht in from abroad; that declaration of^intention had heen procured for them ami that^they would Ik- voted solid al the coruinKelection.^It was known that many, if not most of them,^were luoiuiht here within nix months, ami were^dis.|ualiM^-d as voters ou that Kround, If no^other.
Thesewords appear in the^I leer Lodge Neir North- HY*^. as an in^^terview with the man who signed the^atlldavits. Now the fact is that not^one man of aU the three hundred and^ninety voters in Anaconda was at^^tacked on the ground that he was not^qualified, on the score of residence, to^be a voter. No such plea can be de^^fended, for the Stand a it i^ has already^shown that many of the workingmen^assailed in the affidavits have lived in^this city from one to live years. Some^of them are large taxpayers, all of them^are reputed citizens, and there is not^a man of them who can be thrown out^on the grounds now advanced by the^signer of the affidavits.
The//irVrMountain evidently has^not grasped the situation. A techni^^cality which will not stand in any de^^cent court is ail that ever was back of^the atlldavits. If, by any mistake, the^three hundred and ninety voters in this^city are wrongfully on the list, they^will be the first to withdraw, and it will^not require the force of an affidavit to^keep them from the polls. Hut they^can establish their title to citizenship^on the score of residence^indeed, they
havealready done it under oath. The^objections suggested in the Inter^Mountain and in the Deer Lodge New^North- West, are not even so much as^hinted in any affidavit filed in this city.
Inthis view of the case, we are confi^^dent that the Hutte Inter Mountain,^claiming to be sincerely in favor of de^^cent treatment for all classes of citi^^zens, will join the Standard in de^^nouncing a plot the sole mission of^which waa to delay and interrupt the^vote next Tueaday.
Asfor my gifted and witty friend^Sheridan, I know that, from the bot^^tom of his heart, he would rather see^me elected to congress than any other^man in Montana.^Mayinnis, in Hel^^ena.
Thereis no limit to the majority^which Anaconda will roll up for the^democratic ticket next Tuesday. Das^^tardly attempts to throw out legal^voters in this city iu whole squads have^served to arouse party sentiment. These^have actually been worth more to the^democratic cause than all the meetings^of the campaign in revealing the des^^peration of the opposition.
THEAUSTRALIAN PLAN^^The republican newspapers of the^territory cannot make it appear, by any^perversion of the facts, that the demo^^cratic party of Montana is opposed to^the Australian system of voting. The^Standard has repeatedly showa that^democratic criticism has been aimed at^the partisan registry law framed last^winter, but never at the Australian^plan of voting in any of its details.^The registry system and the secret bal^^lot are two entirely distinct proposi^^tions.
Theregistry law in Montana waa ex^^pressly devised to operate as a hardship^against democrats, and the democratic^committee very properly sounded the^note of alarm in time. I'ntil the^O'Hannon affidavits were issued, the^registry law was the most barefaced^bit of partisan practice ever at^^tempted in Montana. Hut the secret^ballot cannot be operated in any of its^details until election day. It is sn at^^tempt to guarantee an absolutely free^vote, it is in the line of electoral re^^form. It is about to be put to tett in a^dozen states of the Oiion, it cones to^the United States with the approval of^those who have tried it in other^countries.
InMontana, the idea of tryitg the^system finds no opposition with any^political party. The only objection^thus far raised is that ample provision^was not made to acquaint the roting^public more fully with the details of its^operation. For this neglect democrats^certainly are not to blame, but tley are^busy in every county of Montant try^^ing to make the neglect good by scat^^tering information which will instruct^the voter how he is to proceed tmder^the operation of the new law.
Itis one of the many campaign^falsehoods circulated by republicans^during the campaign that a democratic^legislature would undertake to repeal^the Australian plan. The charge is^utterly false. There is no shadow of ex^^cuse for assuming anything of the sort;^and we call attention of voters to the^fact that, almost without exception, in^other parts of the Oiited States, the^democratic party is largely responsible^for the introduction of the new system.
THERIGHT OF IT.
Columnsof noisy nonsense on the^silver question have been put into ed^^itorial type by republican newspapers^during the campaign. We reverently^call the attention of these, our mis^^guided contemporaries, to two sen^^tences in Mr. Carter's speech in this^city, last evening. He said: ^The fact^is, my friends, that the record of both^parties on the silver question is bad.^It is not easy for Montana to fight^Wall street.
Infuller discussion of this theme Mr.^Carter remarked that, fifteen years ago,^republicans ^inadvertently legislated^against silver.^ That's what they did.^Within six years, they have done the^same thing with deliberate purpose.^And eastern democrats have done the^same thing, Mr. Carter, as you and the^Standard are perfectly well aware.^The man who attempts to make a local^political issue out of the silver question^is the enemy of Montana.
Votersare warned to make the cross^with caution when they mark the legis^^lative ticket, next Tuesday. The names^of the candidates are arranged in al^^phabetical order. Each voter in Deer^Lodge county has the right to mark^seven of these. The politics of each^candidate is clearly indicated after his^name. Co slow when you get into the^election booth and be sure that you pat^the mark in the right square. When^you reach the vote on the constitution,^make no cross, but draw your pencil^through the words ^against the consti^^tution.^ That shows that you vote for^the constitution.
Oneof the best meetings of the cam^^paign will be held in this city to-night.^The orators are Hon. W. A. Clark of^Hutte and Thomas H. O'Hrien of^Buffalo, N. Y. Democrats are urged^to turn out in full force.
Mr.Congressman Keed could not be^induced to say one word about silver.^He rests under the shelter of the vener^^able proverb which says that ^talk is^silvei, silence is gold.^ He is persist^^ently silent.
Lookout for a sweeping democratic^majority in this town, next Tuesday.^It's sure to come, and all the atlidavit-^makers in sixteen counties cannot pre^^vent it. Of course, it means a great
dealto overcome the majority wbich^the democrats of Montana permitted^Mr. Carter to score last year, but tbey^have started out to do it, and they pro^^pose to win by the use of every fair^means at command.
Chorusof the Anaconda workmen^whom the O'Hannon affidavits tried to^keep from the polls: ^We are the 'big^four hundred' challenged voters P
Thatwaa quite a trainload of free^Butters in town laat iiLwht.
Boulana-eraajra in an interview that^France will rail him yet. He thinks that^in the show down she will only be full of^duces.
ThePhiladelphia Prima locates Spokane^Fulls in Wisconsin. And this, too, after^S|Mikuue has crowed so loud over Iter^boodlers and other metropolitan improve^^ments !
DavidAlexander Hogsiiead of San^Francisco has petitioned the superior^court of California for permission to^change his name to Hodsjbead, reciting in^his prayer that he has been a butt of ridi^^cule all his life. He says he's no bos;, and^as for his head he wants people to cheese it.
Mrs.Lang-try says she will stay in Eng^^land until the English are compelled to^recognise her genius. Many thoughtful^Englishmen, ignoring one of the princi^^ples of political economy, are praying for^an over-production of eggs, in the Itelief^that an excess of that commodity will prove^beneficial in the coming crisis.
GeorgeFrancis Train has gone to jail in^Boston for debt. He is able to liquidate^the liability, but he won't, because, be^says, it is unjust. Old Mr. Pickwick, we^believe, went to jail for the same honor^^able reason. Men like these have the stuff^that makes martyrs. Their creditors know^tbey have the stuff and tbey want it.
ALondon dispatch says that ^Dr. Kpur-^geon complains of having just escaped a^severe attack of gout only to find that he^has something growing upon his head,^just where his hat goes, which gives him a^good deal of pain.^ The news gives his^friends a good deal of pain also. This is^the disease which afflicts so many repub^^lican politicians.
TheNew York papers say that crowds^of bankers, merchants and Wall street^men go to the Chase national bank daily^to see Montana's $40,000 gold bar, recently^sent thither from Helena. If a little thing^like that breaks them up, the New York^^ers should get Tom Reed to tell them^about the big silver bar he found in Mon^^tana^the bar to his further usefulness in^these parts.
TheCalifornia Athletic club is right^^eously indignant over the flssle which the^Warren-Murphy mill turned out to be,^and has voted not to give either fighter a^dollar. It appears that at the end of the^68th round both men were in good condi^^tion, having received almost no punish^^ment whatsoever. It is affairs of this^kind which are bringing the ring into dis^^repute. What the public demands is^clean, honest, honorable prise fighting, in^which at least one of the contestants has^bis teeth thrust down his stomach, his^nose obliterated, his eyes scattered over^the ground, and his head reduced to a^pulp. _
WithNo Time Lock Attached.
Fromthe Oman.. Bee.
TheWisconsin bank robbery smacks of^the castor oil incident in Denver. A bun^^dle of forty thousand dollars belonging to^others has an itching attraction for a man^possessed of the combination.
KeepThis la Mind.
Fromthe River Press.
Itshould be borne in mind that Mon^^tana is out of debt through the economi^^cal administration of its affairs by the^democratic party. Every voter should^rememtter this fact at the polls next Tues^^day.
Dependson How You Take It.^From the Philadelphia Times.
AssistantSecretary of State Wharton^authorises a Boston newspa|^cr to say^that his relations with Mr. Blaine are^^very cordial.^ Is this to be construed as^a declaration that absinthe makes the^heart grow fonder
KstherTough On Auson.
Fromthe ('hieiigo Times.
Ahusobull trust is the latest scheme. If^it should become us big as the trust which^some people repose in the Chicago club it^will tie gigantic, but it won't puy unless it^is Is'tter liacked up than is the trust of the^iMiseluill crunks in Anson's aggregation.
Fromthe Helena In^le|H'n^leul.
llie of the most determined opponents^of the Australian Imll.n system is Mat^^thew Stanley Quay, chairman of the re^^publican national committee, who is now^socking to euro* Montana by the use of^Itoodle. When the democrats in Peimsyl-^vania introduced a bill in the legislature of^that state, providing for the system. Quay^sent word to his creatures in the two^bouses to kill it, and in an authorized in^^terview he expressed his contempt for^such a law.
Edisonis said to receive no less than^1,200 letters daily since his arrival in^Paris.
Mrs.G. F. Neggsiuith, wife of a Harlem,^N. Y., policeman, has fourteen living chil^^dren and is but 42 years old.
SirHenry Isaacs will be the third Jew to^serve as lord mayor of London. The^others were Sir David Solomons and Sir^Benjamin Philips.
Thesentiment of the London clubs is^said to be strongly with Mrs. Maybrick,^the argument being that it is hardly right^^to take the life of a young and pretty^woman because un elderly male hypo^^chondriac has been put out of the way.
Theweather stains that have for thirty^years accumulated upon Senator Broder-^ick's monument^a twenty-four foot mar^^ble shaft over his grave in a San Francisco^cemetery^are being removed by order of^Senator Fair, who was an ardent admirer^of Hroderick.
Aman giving the name of D. W. Avery^lately paid the New Brunswick railway^$820 for a special train to take himself and^wife from St. John, N. B., to Portland, Me,^The couple arrived from Halifax about^midnight and immediately proceeded on^their journey.
WeMust Have Room I Therefore^All Summer Goods Must Go.
THISIS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO^BUY GOODS AT YOUR^OWN PRICE.
No.z^40 Inch all wool Tricot at 48c per yard.
No.2. 26-inch Cotton and Wool Mixed Novelties^Think of it ! 13 yards for $1.
Greatreductions in all Summer weight goods. New^Goods are beginning to arrive and we must have^space. So if you would look to your own interest^see our great drives this week and take advantage of^them, for the time is limited.
Wemake a special point to keep everything that is^only first class in this department, as our past reputation^will show. Our stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries,^Queensware and Glassware is without an equal in^Montana.
LatestDesigns in Wall Paper. See Them.
Estes^ Gonnell Mercantile Company.