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RlVNDAY. E.XTOBER 1tI. ew.
Trains aplwar to Ie running right
along on the Mtoutana division of the
Northern l'acitk* railroad. although a
week has passed since the IHeleuna
Joereal ordered the magnates of the
line to throw up their hands and those
gentlemen have not complied. We
supposed. of course, that all traffic
would be suspended before this: yet
the road continues business. That man
Villard always did have gall.
Kicept the assessor, all the demo
eratic candidates for Iker Lodge
eounty olffices have easy majorities.
The vote on sheriff shows a very strong
seatiment in the county in favor of
algley. whose majority i .IN4. The
democrats lose their candidate for
aeesor. Ptaton, the republicau, going
- by a maajority of four votes over Mc
Tague. Otherwise the county is demo
The sickening details of the latest
outrage in the (ronin case are given in
the sensational news that comes from
Chicago this morning. If half the
story is true. the scandal warrants the
people of Illinois in rising up to smite
the men who are using the machinery
of justiee to carry out a dastardly
fraIs. What with the Flack business
in New York and this latest outrage in
Chiaago. courts are becoming the veri.
af .avesty and all the forms of law a
It is probable that within a fortnight
Sullivan, Tanner and Itoulanger have
been the theme of ten times more para
graphbi comment in newspapers than
Sother three individuals on earth.
temlanger is the rascal of the lot and
the one of the trio who has least to ree
m end him. The latest is that he
h bas llvited to Canada. We heart
`~with he would avcept the invita
s lE Into rmid ocean, be taken sick.
Me clod ggh w overboard.
R rh of the departed look
d&M l eiM sw. and rease what is
glsg em, we taney hunset Cox must
egagm with satisfaetie the announce.
mest that he is to be seuaeeded in con
gems by Amos J. Cummings. That
e(tmanDa is th sodter of the New
Te marsh/ Ba If he really starts
aat -- . .Mr esagress it will be a
we S~ Mr. Cummings had one
tem and he avowed that it was one
The p ident of Yale college and
the ladi clergyen of New Hlaven
and Hartford openly opposed prohibi
tiUo for ('olneticut. Their tinluence
doettless added a good many votes to
the adverse majority of ~5,1s) scored in
(Connectieut the other day. Nebraska
Is soot to vote on the qe..stionn. Prob
ably that state will follow the example
of (onnecticut rather than that set by
Kansas, Maine and lowa, all three of
which favored prohibition and fail to
enforce the law.
They didn't use our form of A lastral
ian ballot in the ('onnecticut election.
(rdinary ballots were furnished either
at the bootths or on the street. The
voter takes an envelope furnished by the
state. enters the booth, puts the ballot
into the envelope and seals it. This is
deposited in the bAllot box. Coninecti
cut claims that secrecy is thus secured
while the voter is not confused by be
lng eompelled to mark a lolng ticket
with crosses. The plan is Australian,
you know, but not too Australian.
The fellow who finally gets to be
joint delegate for Ik)tr lodge and lia
verhead" will come up through a great
deal of arithnietical tribulation. At
lnrst Mr. Kennedy was considered en
trely safe. tiw omfcial count giving him
0 majority it IDeer Lodge. Thent a
majority of 212 was claimed for lien
aett ina Beaverhead, and this was an
noMed as oficial. The Ilillon TrNeiuse.
with the ofclial returns, reached Ana
esada yesterday. its footings giving
a Se majority. thus making the
mnidatas a tie. lut there is an error
in the F'rt&uwe' footings and its own
agurs, when correctly added, make
Rlegmett's majority 1IW in Ikeaverhead,
thiLeslMting Kennedy by six majority.
It bea been assumed here that the ln
errmation tfxing the leaverhead Ilgunre
at t12 for Bennett is correct.
It people in this city could have their
ey, the Utme card on the Montana
Uiles woaM be revised and the train
Ieatly take of would be restored.
The for the cheage lately made is
tra thes was no money for the cem
Sthe passenge service. This
by the volume of Its business,
makes the Montana Union cae of the
m lmipitabl rallroa propertes in the
tae. At any rate, the road would take
th rank if it could be credited with
1la amM hln..!t ,.manna.I- and unt hi.
-bed to atee ftr tmhe at ofd oter
Muss. It is u.fair to AnMnsda an
hatte that the pamssnr servies shatld
be ea.taild. yet thaee appears to be no
srmedy -ar Inded, we all go be
fore the senate at Washington. Pro
ably that body would be happy to ap
point half a doewn members to come
out here on a pleasure trip next sum
mer to sympathise with us. The ex
pedition would be quite as fruitful of
good results as most of the congres
sional junket tours to the West have
turned out to be.
A PRINCELY PRICE.
A syndicate has purehased Axtell,
whose performance of a mile in two
minutes and twelve seconds. at Terre
Ilaute, breaks the record for three
year-olds and astonishes patrons of the
turf. In addition Axtell breaks the
record of prices paid for horses, the
figures at which he changed hands be
ing t14sltP.r . if the truth has beent given
out. To tlw story ,of the animal's won
derful perfo;rmanie, tie dispatch
printed in the STANaIP.ran yesterday
morniing adds the statement that an
offer of lo1.Uxl) for him had been re
The price of horse-flesh hIas under
gone marked trlansformations since the
.Neptemler day in 1*4M when Flora
Temple made her famous mile in Kal
amazoo. The world wondered when
years afterward I exter brought $30.
4Xx* and even in turf circles men were
ready tio believe that Hotbert lHonner
had gone clean daft when he gave Mr.
Vanderbilt his clheck for 441.,t0) and
transferred Maud S. to the Iolunner
There appears to be no limit to the
amount of money which these mon
archs of the turf are able to command.
While the price paid last Friday for
Axtell is the top notch in the way of
prices, the figure is not far above what
several other horses might command.
One hundred thousand dollars was re
fused for the l)uke of W'estminster's
Ormonde, winner of the derby two
years ago, and now, at the age of 5.
sold at private figures to go to South
America. Probably that sum of money
would not take El Rio Hey, never yet
beaten and boasting a two-year-old rec
ord of 1:11 for three-fourths of a mile.
Still, the number of horses that com
mand tlO1,4NL) is small, and he must
indeed be a prince of the line who can
be sold for that royal sum.
The steady advance in the price of
really great horses is substantial back
lag for the judgment of Montana men
who buy now and then at figures that
startle us, but who evidently have the
right view of the situation and see the
end from the beginning. We prediet
that some of the handsomest figures
ever realsed from borseflesh will be
paid for stock that breathes Montana
A SINGULAR SHOWING.
It is strange ladeed that good farm
iug land In Vermont Is passing out of
occupation. That state is favored with
an excellent climate. it has timber and
water in abundance, its social condi
tions are attractive, its educational
establishment is superior, and t has
magnificent markets at its doors. Yet,
through official authority Vermont is
seeking to court immigration with
offers which are astonishing for their
A circular issued by the state com
missioner of agriculture says that there
are ia one town of Windsor onunty
four thousand acres of land, all excel
lent farming property,. but with build
ings gone to ruin. which can be bought
from one dollar to two dollars per acre.
In aneother town forty contiguous
farms are unoccupied. IIn Ensex
county are six townships containirng
Mcl.491 acres on which there are Inot
more than fifteemn or twenty fanilies.,
and the land is said to be of excellent
quality. In ('aledonia county, good
farms three miles fronm the railroad
are offered at three dollars per acre.
Alnd so through a long list of counties.
The wonder is how all this has come
Perhaps the tariff has something to
do with it. Through its agency indus
tries have been built up throughout
New England and farm lads have
easily been tempted to hurry to mill
and shop amid town. Then there has
been the movemeant of farmers from
Vermont and New Hampshire to the
Middle West, where prairie soil is
richer, liore easily worked and more
productive than land in New Englanid.
I)oubtless the clheap farms of Ver
mont will be taken up by mleln who are
stranlgers to the g.leratioins that have
lived there and left. The West has its
attractionus. Yet tlere's many an old
Vermonter in Nebraska who would
tw glad enoulgh to get back to
his old farmn if he could get
away from his debts. Not many
yearn hIenmce new men with new
luethuods will have possession of these
New Englanud farims and ydlir "con
servative old American famnilies" will
be looked for west of Chicago.
THE FIRST COUNCIL
The theory back of the congrel. of
the three .\mericas is that mutual-ben
efit will follow more intima(nt"nommer
cill relations and that systemlns of cus
toms. cinmage. and tribunals of arbitra
tion caun be established to the profit of
the participating nations. As recited
in the call, the object is "to ehcouiage
such reciprocal relations as will be ben
eficial to all and smeure more extensive
markets for each of the participating
counltries." Tihe object apparelntly finds
favor with the counltry, criticismn lind
ing itself limited to rather captious talk
about Mr. laline. ill whom some of the
g-od ed may 1-mi
The pimseme the vlsters Ia the
United aMntes raesels formr attsmes
to brHag the em ts of Whe ae-n
tlest Iate aaeLtie. The
rlaImemn of the United astateso to
irst eanell held at Panama, In 18M
are brlely reviewed lathe New Yok
TrTI&esf whieh says that Henry (la
ardently advocated partlclpatie.
of the United States am its d.
liberatlons. Mr. (lay was them
secretary of state. The invitation to
the conference was ecepted and mla
iaters were commission by IPrlsd
John Quincy Adams to attend the aor.
grees. Mr. (lay, by his functions eas
preskkent-maker. had excited the rane
orous enmity of politicasl factious In
the house and senate, and his Sonth
Amerlean policy was bitterly assailed
and successfully obstructed. The senate
first took umbrage at the appointment
of ministers without its advice and con
sent, but when Plresident Adams reluc
tantly sent in the nominations. con
firmed them after protract'l debate,
in which slavehoklers combined
with opponents of the Monroe
doctrine in antagonizing the pol
icy of the mission. In the house
appropriations for the mission were
strenuously resisted, and it was not
until June, Int., that the envoys set out
for Panama. (One of the United States
representatives died on the way, while
the other arrived after the congress had
gdjounwd to meet at Tacubaya, Mex.
As the second session never took place
owing to the distractions of South
American politics. the United States
government was not represented in the
The failure of the Panama congrees,
while a bitter disappointment to Mr.
('lay, was inevitable in the circum
stances. Aside from those factional
resentments which inspired hostility to
his diplomatic policy and rendered it
inoperative through delay, the South
American scheme was essentially polit
ical in its chara..ter, differing in this
respect from the present congress,
which is grounded upon commercial
and economic Interests reciprocally af
fecting the seventeen nations repre
sented in it.
A C(hinanan who was illegally apper
printinlg poultry at t'ells. Nev., diebd very
suddenly of fracture of the heart pro
cluced by a load of buckshot.
Disey's new play. "Seven Ages., is run
lown by the New York critics as being
as lon and tedious as its name. If the
ages were omitted, the critics woukl re
tire and praise seven-up to the skies.
The Jriends and relatives of Henry
Ewing. who assembled to attend his fun
eral at Cincinnati last Wedneday. were
enatertained by a fLght between two rival
undertaker each of whom LnsIsted that
he had been hired todo the job. One sue
ceeded in knocking the other out, and
then he had a dead sure thing.
Down in Pikeville, Ky., Samuel May
born. one of the Hatield-MeC gang,
nder sentesnce of death. Is d rag of quick
eonssaptona, and a moveaent is on foot
to lynch him in order that he may not die
a natural death. It would nevertheless he
the most natural thing in the world for
him to die at the hands of these blood
When the governor of North Dakota
meets the governor of South Dakota and
feels like repeating the historical remark
which the governor of North Carolina or
iginally malde to the governor of South
Carolina, the governor of South Dakota
will be obliled to intimate to the gover
nor of North Dakota that it would he an
excellent kide for both to start atonee aid
pay a friendly visit either to the governor
of MiunsoMta or the governor of Montana.
While playhlan "Bleak Houses" in
Davenport the other night a ludkicrous in
ckklnt occurred. The heavy villalil of
thle play is supposed to be shot ulead inl
vie*w of tw aulnlie*nee. The heroine hadl a
Iuack onuenhtr revolver and the old thing
woullln't work. She amalpeid it at the. h.
v. tlre*,e or four tinie.. when he recamne
disaLguted asnd quietly lay down and died
on his own acc.ulnt, to the illtesu di
light of tie auldience. He wasn't going to
cheat death because a beunged-up revolver
It is pleasant to hear that she csar is ,en
joying hisnelf in (Gern.any. He so sel
doan has a vacation that wbhen he does get
a few days oil the throne and takes a run
down to Berlin, he's goinl to have a good
time with the hbuy It it cods a lung. It is
especially gratifying to his friends to read
that he went to breakfast at ('ount
Nichouvalor's Friday mnoreing,tlbus stting
at rest the grave doubts that i have .re"s
-expruM.ed ill many European diplonatic
-irvles during the past three montls as to
his action iintills regard. It cost hisn
omnee.thlng of anl elort, it is true, but heI
realid th thathe e*yes of the world were.
upos hinm, and proved equal to the, a*ca
aloe. It appears that he arose at the.
mound of the breakfast h.ll and unde*r
took the perfrlrmasce of his tollet; luat
upon attenlunpting to adjust it where it he
longed. the iperial crown slikld off tlb.
royal Ihead. .tunlded aceror the regal
.woor and rolled intoi the fartlhest
rueesses beneath the bed. A JudllLioHlu
soak of fifteen nliutemIe inl the .overe.lagt
washbowl restored the royas heuad to
working ordekr agail, and by the tilme tIhe
ilelpral crown had been ipokcel out
through the instlrusme.tality of the golden.
ibrolatick inlserted under the foot of the.
august bedstead, the cs ar was ready to go
downl stairs to C(lneat `ho.ovalolfrs break.
fast, where the, EKnperor William was all
reudy its waiting. The ass..iatedl tpres
dispatches record tihat the car toalsted
hisL guests, and the tenor of his remarks,
it would appear. ran as follows:
"'Foeds ne. hic ver great pleasure ('ount
Justwayoll see yous feelin an hlt goint
snaor.ain. ('Coante. Justwayorf how do?
Hope you ain't so far off can't gIve feller
cup cuffees. You'rse all right, (oumltuss
Justwayof. Lots of peoples in Nt. Peters
shurg git way off too. 'Poe mya soul,
theirs KEsperour Swilliam. ()e boy,. shake.
Always said y.s'rae the stuff. Skalse nle,
out las night yos hkllowu. Inule the esar
almcl ear anlu't lo nie. 41 Inme. whoop!"
draad the -ei eseeth 11c, havei
main to eud. In do aftemnees. we rad,
the enr visited the ea-EMpr-- Anea
nod Vrsderielau l.6nju was noe
&Ming to leave low wIthout esulig am the
girls, sad after a shave. a sine and a
pece oi lemaf peal he started up-towa
for the house. The girts were glad to we
him Ond eserted themsulvr to ntertain
him up to the top noter . WhilW AtUgsta
mans his old famnall ballad *I stood on
the gate at muidnigbt," ceIomupanying her
self on the banjo, Frederick& got out the
photogiapli album, and showed Aunt
Joaephine's Lust pair of twins, the infant
king of Amburgarla. and the infant
priwnevm Willehuluaa Goatiia. recently be
trtwhed to the grand duke of Bologena.
Aunt Josephine. Fredericka inforned
him. was still down at the fturn with the
oncl folks, while her husband. Prince Zulus
goah. was attending court as mamter of
the imperial fakirs. Prederick saiki If
tile cxur wotldi stay over Saindav tihey
.-qoMld all atrive cast to tile fanai,
iNSt the ermr Mal l he hatl acll
**iraja'nwt withi BHinark Sunday evye
ilig- -thie were going to make- a now miap
of utro|P - anlil 11- was Ufruek I 4"111ou4kit
atet jutk its tilest. Tlw girls pliumsel his
ilmperial aimajesty to stay to tea. Iot he knew
tihe hocy were waiting for Saint dowk act
tile hotel ana lliacnk his -Mseale|. It Ap
|wearn fmini thie cahbl that he then jJoinsed
Empi|eror Williant. Prin«e iissinark mad
(Coumt Schemovaloff. and they all went to
the white halil of thle Sehlloiu. where each
set theil up a nmanbe'r of tine.'.. In the
<eveailig they went to the theater, and
liere we read in aniazement that "the czar
sat between the ensperor and thle enm
preswu." This was the only oceurrencer to
mar the perfect pleasure of the ulay. The
enjipreas would eonte alongf inl spite of all
tile getitmeen could do to dipuadoe ler.
Site walked the enmperor home -ienane
diately uiponi the euommelUsiloll of the iX-e'
fivriaaaee. anal that wound up things very
It l. a Worthy Motive.
:.amn th IliladeIlpht Times.
Canada ought to cone In If only to learn
bow to play ball.
The Kind They Prear.
Prom the New Y ork Evenalng Pot
The constitutionality of lowa's prohibi
tory law has been reallirnm d by her au
preane court. Iowa will hereafter he
klnown as extra dry.
What we Wal S. Welhimg.
From the Minneapul ritbuue.
Herr Most is branded by bhis fellow an
archists as a capitallst and a coward.
Now. if he will only take a bath he may
yet he respected ad honored,
True it not rletly esrluptara.
From the New York Herald.
It is a great deal easier for a needle to
go through the eye of a camel than for
Mr. Blaine to extend our trade in South
America without lowering the tariff.
We TelUtng WhNere He' Load.
From the Omaha Nlee.
'dColownel John L Sullivan, referring to
his political career, says e is in the hands
at his friends. He will soon he ln the
hands of the Mi.issippi penitentiary au
Well an the Way.
Vrom the Washinatee Pet.
The New Yoree ale progreeaing
with the Grant monument much faster
tban we bad espected they would. Already
they have printed pictures of it In their
o0 the Mihade Plan.
Vrom the New York Mur.
Nheriff Plack is a Pooh-Bab. As sheriff
he has the esatody of all lndieted parties.
as an indicted party he is in his own cue
tody. and it is part of his oficial duty to
call a jury to try hblmself.
Me C.m Avrd it.
Prom the Ibiladeilhla PrL e.
Millionair Duryea of Glen Cove. N. Y.,
directs in his will that a huge boulder he
selected an the object to mark his final
resting place. It is a singularly appropri
ate monument for a man who war pon
essmed of so much of what is vulgarly
termed "mrcks" in his liftime.
MEN AND WOMEN.
The king of Italy recently visited the
tomb of Garilaldl and placed upon it a
A Bianarek museunl i. to he opened in
Berlin ona tie chancellor's 75th birthday,
the let of April next.
Mr. Bicholffhelm has presented to the
mlneralogtral museum in Paris a valuable
eollection of diamonds.
A cairn surmounted by a small A meri
can flag lhas been erected on Pike's peak
la enory of Luce Webb Hayes. It was
s.eagested and beguum b Mis Field, a To
peu scrbool teacher.
The empress of Germany is said to
wear on her shoukler at court totes a
magnificent agrafe In diamnotds which be
lo.ged to Napoleon l., and which was at
tached to his hat at Waterloo.
Mims Pb~m ( Cousins, who has been a
long time out of the field on account of ill
health. seems likely before mnuay months
are past to resume her lahore for woman's
ballot and the temnperance reform.
Taste is Viscount Taste and baron of
Ballynmote in the peerage of Ireland in
virtue of his detsent from the famous
Francis ('murnt Taafste. who succeeded to
the title of Isis elder brother Nicholas who
died fightinig on tlhe hlaing sie at the
The Rev. George Washingrto, who
styles himself "ekkest representative of
the Ikurha branchb in England," writes
to a Iuonidon Journal urging English col
le'tter of doculnsets illustrating the ca
reer of Gen. Washingtoen to organise
theuselves into associations to preserve
the papers collected, and ameet from time
to tinle to collpare experiences ad ex
The royal family of England is not
walking well at present. The queen's
knee-Joint is still swollen and she can not
walk without a stick. The prince of Wales
tlll suffers fron a varieose vein and
limps perceptibly. An affection of the
instep causes the princess of Wales to
limp a trifle. Prince Albert Victor, who
mna rule over En~gltand some day. recently
met with an accident while stalking deer
n Scotlandl. In leapingl fron one bowl
der to another he fell and sprained his
ankle. He still gIux about with his leg
ESTES 0 GONNELL,
Dry Goods Department.
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
THi I S WLt E I, .
No. 1-40 Inch all wool Tricot at 48c per yard. I
No. a. 26-inch Cotton and Wool Mixed Novelties
Think of it I 13 yards for $z.
Great reductions 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.
We make 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
Latest Designs in Wall Paper. See Them.
Estes & Connell Mercantile Company.