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WHE ANACONDA STANDARD
WMU4EO EVERY MORmINo IN THE
WIEE EXCEPT MONOAY.
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SUNDAY, O(KTORKH 4. law.
George William Curtis is not happy
tver the civi service methods of the
Harrison administration --but then it
eeIM take a great deal of politieal
swemtats and light to make Mr. Cur
s Imp. Tbhe fat that Bfteen thous
ad rr postmasters have
bee removed is a lte tough on Mr.
(alti, we msteonfees. Stil, Mr. Cur
tis bops aon, and we suppose he will
hpe an forever in spite of the growing
esatimest which he says he notices
amass republicans to drift from the
meernlgs of reform and in face of
Piesieast Harrison's direct violation of
aB Ithe he gave just before he
elas Evidently Mr. urtis
wi have to ttake it out is hoping.
THE SLOW COUNT.
If the count of votes for Tuesday's
elatimo comes in at anail's pace, the
pub-li ought to bear in mind the fact
"a the slstem is something quite new
i er people, and due allowanes
sbhe.l be made for the length of the
balt with its meventy-odd names.
Ada, the fact that the vote promised
is be etsmely lose doubtless led the
and udges to be very cautious
ia their work, as a few slight errors in
Une pree#aets might have great signif
.-sas in deciding questions of serious
weight. With the election ive days to
the rear of us, the public is
maturally impatient to know the fate
t all the eandidates. It is far better,
Sbwever, that the count be tardy than
that errors creep in through
aa h baste. In all probability,
the rsult on the etire ticklet will not
be known until the oakiial count Is
It will not oon happen, however, that
ows from all the precincts will be so
Iag withheld. It will be a long time
bseds the lit ot eaadidats at a single
batles an be made as formidable in
ps! SIt mlmbers, and in many in
sýs, derk· who have already "got
ir hd In" wil again be called into
Sad thei grnads for inezcus
-r d wfl not be present
T~o appearance thecorrect election
satrs for Meeontana reached ar-away
Ol papers before they got into
sa- me ewspper oloes right here in
the rritery. and thus we read in the
Omaha Jse this timely counsel: "West
Vlrgials ofers the usual fall assort
--a- t promises of victory. Pending
mse rmation let us be content with
Washnlgton and the two lakotas."
Ilver Bow elects one member of the
legislature and ome county oAeer on
the republican ticket. Undoubtedly
B.tto is the most gloriously dcmocratic
miaing eamp on earth.
THE CRAZE IN PIERRE.
The fact that Pierre is to be the capi
tSa of South Dakota has set the town
wild in more ways than one. Is.
patches received the day after election
gave graphic aoounts of the jubilant
manner in which the town was cele
brating Its victory. Late telegrams say
that the Oklahoma movement of last
spring promises to be outrivaled in the
real estate boom that has attacked the
new capital. It is reported that prop
erty valued at 00,000 changed hands
. PFriday and that bullding lots worth
ems hundred dollars advanced within
forty-eight hours to ten tinmes that
Evidently Pierre is about to suffer
all the ills that aftlict towns where the
worst forms of real estate speculation
get a grip. Not very long hence, there
will he the inevitable "last man" -and
the lndications are that he will be
a-nerous in PIlrre,-who will be left
high and dry with town lots not worth
ea.-fifth of what was paid for them.
Of course, the public is not expected to
have any sympathy for this individual.
who squanders his substance on dirt at
fancy prices, but the evil results always
abde on the town itself. spoiling its
edit., checking its growth and robbing
I at that thrifty air while every really
Mpiepsr. owu is entitled to wear.
PIeraps the sorriest looking lot of
Sas Ia the world are those which the
beagls passes onhis Journey westward
-are-s Dakota and along the
M-e @ tho Northern Pacific road.
If Piee's pesople know nothing regard
MI- thse townsm they eertainly must
- the experience of the city of
after the capital was fixed
theerLt they ar. running an exact
pmape with what happened In Ris
g, asept that Pierr ilunging
hase willy aa i the dies
-pleh is tmre.
1Aar sa thereiae ormal ines along
iUsh the valse of real estate moves
dLat cy lt he lws. Taklag It in
as a.8 my hae that the po
?ilsa tt e al has noat been
- amat im amy Aamanas seve to ao
S-at. eof the Aaerissa alties that
bae" been m te Um eat of Severn
meAL Pinw. may peove to be a em
5Awdeum exeepuam, y~t that lamer.
thea douhtful At may atO.the Utown
is7M114 ia the hands of te 1Usd
If the people who into"d to
0tpy there am in the mrawe it is certain
that,. If out of Vakotals experience they
have learned nothing and forgotten
nothing, they win at keast have a good
deal to remember by and by. When
Anaconda in made the capital of Mon
tana. ome three yean hene,. we may
be sure that no such high-flyinir real
estate nontuif*w will accompany the
Anaconda Is in for another election
whieb wlU be held on Thursday of this
week. This time it Is a question of
bonding for a Pwer. As a special at
tractionm nteadmed for the day, the man
agment hopes to announce the pres
enee of United State Marshal (..Wash
iugton Irvin. Nmeond.. isq., with staff,
in full regalia, to run another luminous
and deadly parallel -sewer, to keep our
coereed townsmen from falling into the
trench and to show the people, as the
day advances in its hilarious round,
how a sewer looks from the time it it
started until it is full.
GO FOR IT!
The Helena Jounral is hard at work
trying to find out why its party lost
Lewis and ('lark county. It wants
scores of republicans in Helena put on
the toasting irons right off. That is
right: go for 'em and investigate every
last citisen who didn't vote your way.
Turn the rascals out of the county.
l'ut them at bard labor for fir fteen min
utes over in the nilver How tunnel dis
trict! That ought to be a good enough
niberia for any republican.
If halt the Helena Journal says is
true--and that's a llberal allowance -
more than six hundred Lewis and
Clark republicans aetually sold out on
election day. The nTAuAnAr is
tempted to print a whole column of
reading published by the Journal.
giving interviews with Helena republi
eans who roundly denounce their own
party associates and call them all sorts
of hard names. One republican says
it was boodle, another says "the repub
licans tried to run a canpaign without
money (Y) and failed." Another ob
serves that the democrats "engaged
ive hundred republicans to work on
election day" (Probably these are the
fellows who were coereed by the
wicked managers of mines to stay
under ground all day). Still another
republiean remarks "that one thousand
republicans were hired to go out of
hear also what our republicuan 'hair
man 4eligman saith: "I was rather too
busy with the state campaign to keep
eases on affairs in the city." Nerved
Sright. It you had wagged your
tongue less in false testimony
about decent men this side the range
and attended to your own rotten bor
ough with its vote which yoe confess
to be grossly corrupt, you might have
saved something out of the universal
wreck and have come nearer to sharing
the triumph with the democrats.
The HIlena Journal is going to re
form its own party. That's right,
nervous neighbor. It's too big a Job
and you'll fail at it: but you might as
well tool with it as with anything else.,
and legislative politics won't trouble
you this year. The farce in the whole
business is that on one page the Jour.
aual strongly claims a victory, while on
another it quotes the reasons given by
republicans to show why the battle
The aamemenst rolls are long de
layed. They should have been in the
handsof the county commlssioners long
ago. in order that ample time be al
lowed for any readjustments that com
mend themselves tothe members of the
board. In view of the delay, the com
missioners will be obliged to make
short work with the rolls, and they will
very soon be barred from raising the
assessment on any taxpayer in the
county. The taxes must all be paid in
before I.ecember 1, otherwise the per
centage is added; so that it is going to
be a snug fit all around. There may be
good reason for the delay, but it has
not been given. The commissioners
meet again on the 18th of this month.
AS TO SILVER.
The workld of trade is beginning to
realize that it is wrong to keep putting
up the price of gold by the depression
of prices for all other commodities.
and the evil entailed by the singlp
standard system are commanding at
tent ion more and more.
It has already been shown that the
friends of a double standard have next
to nothing to expect from any results
of international consultation. The
monetary conference held in Paris.
with its non-committal conclusions,
prove as much. Iiscussion that may re
sult in more direct good will probably
oone out of the congress of bankers
held in Kansas City, where silver had a
When Montana comes to the election
of two democratic senators a few weeks
hence, great care should be taken to
t impress on the eastern ublic the fact
r that men are sent by this state to the
I federal senate who have very decided
t convictions on the silver question. Of
course, in the mind of our own people
r there will be no doubt as to the
opinions held regarding silver by any
man delegated to represent Montana in
r Washington. At the sanme time. formal
s action ought to be taken regarding leg
a slation about silver at the time our
senators are chosen, not necessarily for
Spbliestion as the newspapers say,
h at home, but as a gtuaraty to peo
i ple east of the Missouri river that this
b tobe nudes a aimin ~Mew
tasMid ta" ouri amintmr am.
to woik faithf&Ufy toward Uhemm we
an baw. in view.I
Thu Daswr -epubu1 h1 e moembW
The Deaver N.l.s tahks kI wmkl he d.
vimah. for th gowveurnr at C.a dt ab-.
dor out thlu milta a0 Peebo mest Wed..-
dary, the date o the wrpublmiea emnt
A Hartfsd kirl, who s· that mis di1e.
east eI hd ~mi e ppesule ,s ek a o
thfrpsmiums to mhrar e, 3m. me
btlegyh ot pr lecOs s lt aglast tim sv .
1im l shos to eou .r .a now.
A Miss Anmia Jobantom, aged AI, went
downa and stayed In the water at a ers
maer resnrt in England 8 minutes and 1o
can, which bests the amateur read
of 2 minutes and 61%( seconda. Ah, ther.,
MiLm Johbston, tay there!
The moeasst nman in Ohio lives at New
tos Fals, says the Pittsehurg lDapsteA. Hi
wife tunbled Into the Mahooning and, on
bring recued, a four-pound ha.. was
found entangled in her drems Iamprawer.
When her hsehand found this out ha
anted to aet her aganla.
Unleas conagess gives Nevada a litbeal
appropriat'-in for reservirs and irrlgaiag
ditches, it I. probable that the nest sta
legislature will manction the .behme sor
the establishment d a state lotterly. The
men who are pushing the project offr
O.000 yearly for the privilege, the money
to go to the state for water storage and
irrigation. It will be a draw game, as it
On the prinliple of simrii sinsilU c-s
rnater, DrrFaleot, the physician in charge
of the inesne asylum at Mikldetownr
Comnn, orgaised a bane ball nine from the
mraks of hls patients last spring, and In
vited challMeges from the clubs of the sur
rounding villages. The lunatics won 11.
out of 15 games, and Dr. Talcott vepasts
that the enterprise has done all marts of
good noat only to the players hut to all the
other Inmates of the asylum.
The followlng advertisment appeared
in a recent number of the London fTJob:
"To parent--Unruly girls sand hoas ato any
age visited and punislhed by a thorough
dis-lplinarian accustomed to admlntister
corporal punishment. All bad hablts
cured by one or two attendealdances. Fee.
5 shillngs for two visits. Addsre. 'BlDch' "
It is hoped that Mr. Blacb after doing the
boys and girls up, sends theam home all
The new and improved style of burg
lin introduced by Jersey City hurglsrs
will, ou the whole, meet with general ap
probation Irom thosen who must be bur
gled. They entemd the hate of rich man
who was ahment on a yacht cruise. When
the man returned be found that maine a
his valuables were missing. but under the
door-mat were pawn tickets calling for
the sane, and upon presetstaton of these
and paeing the ean he reeovered the lbes
A PSALM OF THANKWOIVINO.
o(b, come, let a arise am. whoop; for
behold. our enemies have tumbled, and
a eves at the bottom of a hole that is
Yet a lttle while and they maid unto
themselves Verily we shall eonquer this
eountry and rule over it; we shall swipe
unt orselves the sats of all them that
sit li the high place ; yea, we shall rm
the eouncil of the saahedrlm on a joint bal
lot, and et no man forget It.
And it eane to pas that they brought
much boodle hrom the East, even barres.
of gold and sliver and preeious stoes.
And they seat for the bhos.
And hearing these things the bor. arose
and came unto them and maid Ope(n up
the barrels of the boodle quickly, we pray
thee, and divvy up unto us. that we may
get :our work In while yet there is a
chance left unto us.
So they opened up the barrels of the
bnodle and dkl divvy up to the hbov. And
the boys arose and loaded dtheir pockets
and were glad. And there was hoose in
And they sent also and hired certain
strosm nmen of the East to cone and he
captains in their army; evena Thomas, the
Chump, who dwelleth in the land where
no strong drink is save only ill the inter-
most parts of the cupboard behind the
door; Roswell also, surnasmed in the He.
brew tongue L)amphool, which being In
terpreted i to say rats.
And they coeuananded their servants to
bring forth the paint that was red; for
they said Yet a little while and verily we
shall have need of it.
And when they were ready they maid Go
to, now. peradventure we have them
where the hair is exceeding short.
Arise let us go forth and sock it to them.
But behold we, even we, are the boes
sockers and we wil not he out-socked.
Wherefore, when they anw forth to
sock it to us, we arose and socked it unto
them with a mighty sock.
And it canme to pass that in all the re
glon around about was there never before
a sock which seemed to sock with the
sanw sock with which our sock did s·ak.
And they fled from before us even into
the mountains afar of. And they arose
anld soaked their heads and were sad.
Like the wild ass of the dessert. yea,
like the strange heb-as of the mast, eves
the Jackass, did they lift up their voices
I lifted up mine eyes and saw a man in
the wilderness, even a young man, clothed
in sackeloth and ashes and Helena Jour
msL: for behold, h hId taken off his silk
stockings and would .at be comforted.
And be did osourge himself with a cowhlid
and bruise his shins with a flat-Iron. And
the young man arose and mat down and
cried with a loud voice, saying. But yes
tesday I was the Prince of all this reglon
around about, so that none duret say any
thing until he bhad bowed down before ne.
Yes, I bed the ear of the king, even mine
old man. In the hollow of mine hand, and
I pulled it whithersoever I wouakit. Be
hold now, what good am IT Surely. nine
enemies have enompasseed mne and
walked all over me.
Whereotre, ariem now ye people and
whoop; for our enemles are utterly undone
and their Prince Is N. G. Behold his famne
shall go resounding down the corridors of
time verily like unto an empty beer keg
that desendeth three Ilights of stairs e
As" mUe an - dý -bm .
ups Ye ban" e "mng.ma
M=& i Ismmd abas minm a*~ bmalbsa
dkbpma a"m Ow. dkmme bel. Mehel I
wil ark*= P=! - lbo m.. hum und
Prmi.. vs Upon tlbsaw ha"e thelb
webmW- A"d the maft pmll Wllb a bud.
mint wil I knock wen th wbs Um owt a
wbat..swv. I behold In lbs highway.
Thmo irks" no was maraisi.L
vrom the C10r111 TlmeI
Mr. Ktee mand held on he bin emotta
about 'steen minute too loig for the good
of his bank account.
use 1arms a.. "Pat Ctmh.
Fral ten #e troM Trtbuac.
If Mr. Waamnaker woem a saloon keep
er the democrats would wink at his buMS
nomm. And the& tell him to ceagre It.
Frm Oth Troy Irim.
The Philadelphia r<.mW speaks of tbe
En|peror William as "'dItor of Gemsany."
lua't thim higher |lurai> than may moinarcb
And Two U efmne, .T m le Me emau.
From tie 'lfremse Tribune.
The emrp of Cmanerrie promenise to be
unumualy large and fine this aemoa. Now
if the turkey crop ls no bigger than the
tearkey hbim lf Thankugiving day will
find ur aJl very thankful.
Dents ar ElNm Yamunev P.es..
From the LAnueville COmrier-aenom
Honor coantinue to fall thick upf oar
Edison. The thinl my o too tar. Thomas
my he olReased a foreign de.spota and
uoase to he an A .erican. Dr. Harrison
should loame o time in writtas toR him an
emphatle invitation to return bo.us.
IUr Utmeks .( TYb...
Fram the Rawtla.ad t(arveda.
The Prince of Wales is credited with
having made a weighty deiltone, the ate
that has tased the enegies of his royal
hlghness faorsomea tse. Shirt are to be
worn with three stud. . and tbh unhappp
man who I. able to afford but two will not
be able to shnlae I culteured soiety.
seem. Otoer Year. Prbably.
FrEm the t'relauiud Pla Ikekesr.
About 80 republleans in the eonular
service were permitted to retain their po.
sitions by President Cleveland and It is
given out beenrm Washington that Presidean
Harrison will allow them to remain undis
turbed. ut will Presikent Harrison re
tasn afty democrats appointed to the con
sular service by President Cleveland
Who dreams of such a thing?
PEOPLE Or PROMINENCE.
Emmonm Blaine and his bride will reside
Ea-Queen Iabella da Spain reeently
won 40,00 francs on a horse race.
Mr. Chu Iong, a Celestal aepitalist of.
New York, proposme to start a Chinese
savings bank. It will br the lret of Its
kind in this country.
George Elaot'.s rave in Highlae eme
trs Is a melanebohol beet. being neary
overgrown with guras and apparently
qu- te gected.
M. Pasteur recently declared with nmas
emphasis that rbies is never spotaeomas.
Tie microbe predeing it, he oay4s, in I.
William H. Saith, the fret lord of the
Engish treaury, aaueaymo .y pa for a
ehas.e recently ereeted IL Portets, the
east of which was dCW.
Thomas A. Edlson, having ben made a
smw d e.Qaer of the Order o the Crow of
Ital. has now reealved the decorati ofat
the resnch LAgion of Honor.
Judge P. Green, colored, was a candi
datse for the leglature befre the Cleve
land primaries last week, and received
5OD more votes than any other canddate.
Little King Alezanderof Servia Is much
impressed with the nse his own dig
nity. He can scarcely wrt three lines
on any topic without usingOth espreemloua
I, the king."
George Ooott held t1he posltion of cash
e of a Charlestown, New Hamphl,
bank forty years. At his death he was
succeeded by his son, who has flled the
place twenty-.re years.
The Hon. N. 8. Berry. New Hampnhire's
venerable war ornr, is er ll at
his home in tol. New Hampshire. He
is IS years old, and probably the oldest ex
governor In the country.
The Princess Christian (Helena of Great
Britain andl Ireland) has prpared three
illustrated articles for t orthoming
volume of the EiutaA IUssfratrd Ma
stna. And "Tom BDrown" qotbert.e
Thomas Hughes) has written for it a paper
Oasti(s fo October i a v gmood nuo
ber, indeed. It marks an nmo -t
overs las numbers, and mse artietel
as " Trail of the Bison," lltmhtatsd
Julan Ralph and .3. Garton, "A
"rrb_ Tour in the .ses Country,"
"The Granite Club of Torato, bati
fully illustrated, and "The Vakyrlein
Brtish Waters," readily show the advnee
A new meial story enUtitled "Heresn's
Wife," h t Esta W. Pierce, Is bberun In the
October number of hwank Lat.t a Polpear
Moaly. . The color, Pcuraensr and
dramanle force of thl noveliat have al
ready given bet a reputation as a sort of
Amerian OukiLn--a reputation whibc this
latest work from her pen will fully a
tain. The literary and artistic features of
this nunmbher of the magaias are even
-se p-ofae than usual.
In addition to its tempting aray of
nore strictly literary articles, mln
"hose grave to gay, from lively to evers
the Atlantic has a paper upon publie nmat
ter which is wortlhy of attention. In an
account of the mo ent and its credit.
ors. Mr. Henry Is~ls Nelson severly een
sures the negletful comarse of the goverm -
ment in its treatment of bhonet reditors.
He sas eyvemr opportunity for brIlber and
Is kintdred nverlee is roelded br the
clanms system which prevailed for msr
yearsn and is still nase oowed tha it
ought to be.
ev wri.er-nd liremi, collue we
feaoe. and publsbcm sct one ot em
specialists of aoknowleduged standing
have asmolated themselves to discuss
special questlons of socal Interest and
Impor. and to prpare a bo e afterl
ward given to the public from time t
time in the ags of the Cetrm . The
writers nlue the Rev. Prof. Shielda of
Prineete. Bishop Potter of New York,
the Rev. Dr. T. T. Munl r of New Haven,
the Hon. Seth Low of Brooklyn, and Prft.
ly oft the Johns Hopkins university. For
each paper the author will be resmpoetIbike
ut he willU have had the beneit o the
erlt.ksmn of tbhe other member ot the
group bfore givig It InalJ ofm. The
openlt n paper wiu be printed is the No
SPN CI L
We Must Have Room I Therefore
All Summer Goods Must Go.
THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO
BUY GOODS AT YOUR
TWO GREAT BARGAINS
DRESS GOODS I
THIS EE I<.
No. 1-4o Inch all wool Tricot at 48c per yard.
No. 2. 26-inch Cotton and Wool Mixed Novelties
Think of it I 13 yards for Sx.
Great reductions in all Summer weight goods. New
Goods are beginning to arrive andhwe 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.
SWe Wneke a special point to keep everything that is
; only first class in this departmept, as our past reputation
; will show. Our stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries,
' Queensware and Glassware is without an equal in
Latest Designs in Wall Paper. See Them.
Estes & Connell Iercantile Company.