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XTCIDAY. N(OVRMBER A. IW.
BY THE GOVERNOR. A PROCLAMATION.
M has tdg teem the eustam fi eamr p.opl with
Io tadlg ft the. year to kdk h-ark up.s the
tMig homaaght them I chaLdging tl.r .eifar
atm. sems ad to return .drem thanks to
dhe AS tiving amruee fhu whime they Ibw. At
m sewrnas oa thet. perrnd te reumm .ar
vIrel thaakgviag by the puglde of -ar
mwed torrtery bese marne euogarap~uo s m rv,
manbuat or mre uulvermL
Iew. thire.re. 1, Itrjaml I . White. Igwer
r at the slwmrltey ao Moatusm. meaormaing to
bMe pemlmatom the pwmueat .of thie 1'iled
Stales, d ap ammd t apart wThurday the
Ilb oat November. A. I.; tnalu as slaay
mad pramk. La~ the day be oae of
imm laet thelm who ejny the retuaie of
S ni Ifries arbeds the hersthlbuse of
- os wep rmmy rrrwr r the widow, the r
Smad the hm afmes. L.t thiame who are the
wmeas of awmWet, her shead .-ew easjym.aw
e maidil at the pear IA deeds e4 charity. Lta
rasa who baer ed taid be given byh their em
papr a day abnt tebrr uowi heaLthsteaers i
UMVVIaN mand remalte witheat the Ims of
thenr elfj . Ite eds of kiadames ths
smtered sad hburdes is Ightkeied will bhe bat
ad the waters." ad will make the irst
Sday analvesary at euser gamed
omum.talewrthy of her law-ahidlag, gearrmsas
Et wamss whereae I have haruatea met amy
haod mad enmed the great meal of the territory
a be asadl d. kon. at the city o4 Helum, the
mp at oaid teerriuy. this, the ih day ul No
,wmber. A. Il, Imes
MKENJAMIN V. WHITKI
iy the Goevamor.
Hleroic action checked the lire which,
at noon yesterday, threatened to in
volve the greet Alnaconid milne inl
ruain. Word received in this city last
ilght that the fire was fully under con
trol and the mine itself amply defended,
was as welcome news as ever reach the
people of Anaconda.
Aside from all consklerations of per
sonal account to residents of this city.
it was a grateful relief to the people to
be assured that the splendid property
in Butte had escaped destruction and,
although thwy may not have reached
him in distant St. Paul, words of
warmest congratulation were uttered
in behalf of Alna.lda's most hoinored
eitisen, to whom, after the wreck of the
smelter and the palnful days of phyml
eel prostration, the destruction of tie
property in Ilutte would have seemed
veritably like an amictive providence.
The deplorable loss of life in yester
dayLs ire finds its only compensation in
the fact that, under ordinary circum
stances, it might easily have beels ten
old worse. Above all else, sympathy
will go forth in their behalf, and the
heroic cenduct of these unfortunate
men will be held in memory by all who
admire courage and who honor those
who fearlessly answer the call to duty
in the presence of danger and at the
risk of life itself.
THE ROAD TO ORDER.
lolitical trickery struck a snag in
Uelena. Hacked by law and precedent,
Governor Toole put the republiean con
spirators who trilled in silver How to
ptter route and confusion before they
had a chance to set the machinery of
ehtlcanery in motion.
Two days alo confusion reined in
the politis of Montana. No man
eould fortell what might be tlhe out
come. The republican press was fore
phadowing violence and bloodshed and
the people were diasquieted by the cha
otle condition of public affairs. Gov
ernor Toole moved forward like a man
of sense and of blood, lie acted in the
interest of peace and good order, he
planted himself on law as the most
osaspirUous republicans in Mfontana
have expounded it. he barred no con
testant. but he arrayed himself against
the triters. In the realm of goad
sense he followed the direct road
out of trouble, uad be ought
to be sustamned by tb eo mmon people
in the ama be took. In the realm of
law, be was baeked by the code as ex
poutmwed by the republican chief Judge
'dr the territory and the findings of the
republican ex-Judge who has been com
mended to Presildent larrison as the
best man in all Montana for the federal
bench. This is a good time for the peo
ple of Montana to catch inspiration
from the splendid leadership of an in
trepid governor. 'nder his guidance
the road that leads out of trouble is
.alin before n.a
The men who met in the "Iron build
lag on lower Main street," creeping
aeross back yards and under overhang
lng elotbes lines to reach quarters to
which they were summoned by the call
do an individual who has not a vestige
.1 authority in the matter -tlwse
men may disturb the public
peace for a time, but their
aeer will he brief. They cannot leg
ileme for Montana because they are a
rump assemblage whom the Governor
emnmot and will not recognize. Ilis
authority and signature being with
hald. o emaetment of theirs can poesl
y beosme law; their presence, there
hr.n alvron hall or uachlncked shack
is r than Idle waste of time. They
ge hal together merely at the behest
e[ thee. or tear pelMsams who a.e
boue to mt late elae eva if they
haye to elmb in es the ruins of a or
d adnnistratkmn of publie atfals
As the nTAxAru has perl- tatiy
pointed out. the people care not a f
for these polticians, nor does their sue
e or defeat concern the public. Mom
tama's people demand an adminlstrat.on
that will broadly eare for the vast pub
lie Interests of the state. lovernor
Toole has pointed out the way. and the
people a afford to follow him. We
predict that the time is not distant
when Innate manllness will assert
itself among members of the Iroa
building contingest and the legislature
recognised by (governor Toole will re
ceive their support; and we further ven
ture the assertion that lion. J. E.
Rickards. lieutenant-governor of the
state, will be among the first to offer
wise counsll l to this end.
If there has ever been a time during
the pending quarrel when. by trickery
and lawless connivance, the republican
conspiracy appeared to have a chance
to win, that time has passed: it ever
they had an opportunity, they have lost
it. The people will yield to the safe
guidance of the man whom they lately
elected to be the head and chlef of the
The republican newspapers don't like
(governor Took'. It is a downright
pity that they should fall out with him
so soon, because he's governor, will be
for a good while to come and will have
to go right along with his administra
tion in spite of the uncomfortable posi
tion int which they are placed. It will
he tedious for them. especially in view
of the fact whlich has become an ac
cepted axiom in national polities that
the republicans are not a good party of
If some of the witnesses it the('ronin
case are fair specimens of her fly cops,
Chicago is not to be envied. Their
memories should be stuffed and placed
on exhibition at the world's fair in Ithl2.
It was a ridiculous assumption of
'authority on the part of Auditor Ken
ney to summon a legislature for Mon
tana to meet "in the Iron building on
Lower Main street in Ilelena." Mr.
Kenney had just as much right to sum
mon the legislature of North Ilakotato
meet at .arrison. llis duties are ex
pressly defined. Ire is called upon to
make the roll call and get the members
ready to work under temporary officers.
lie had express notice that the regular
legislative hall was open to him, and
the (overnor ordered that every person
"claiming to be a member" he admit
ted. Under Kemnney's laughable as
sumption of authority, which every
body knows is not lodged in hint, he
gathered about him the republicans
who were afraid to organize lawfully
because they knew that the law makes
them a minority. Meanwhile, under
express provisiao, of law, the "oldest
member." in the absence of the auditor,
called yesterday's session of tie lower
house to order at noon.
LAW AND PRECEDENT.
To begin with, every citizen ought to
know what precedent and law decree
in the matter of certifeicates for meam
bers of the legislature.
The territorial law distinctly provi
ded that these certifcates should be
issued by the county clerks. (th that
score there is no question, but the cpin
ion was held by some people that the
ordinance attached to the constitution
changed this and vested authority to is
sue them with the state board.
On the 14th day of (October, Henry
N. Blake, chief justice of the territory,
issued a writ of mandate ordering the
county clerk of Jefferson county to is
sue a certificate of election to William
C. Whaley, member-4lect of Jefferson
county. .Judge Blake, the head of the
judiciary of the territory of Montana,
is a republican. lie furnished this
writ before the state was proclaimed
and before he acted as a member of the
state canvassing board.
On the 12th of October IL. A. Walker.
secretary of the territory, wrote a letter
to the clerk of (allatin county instruct
ing that oficer that it was the county
clerk's duty, under the law, to issue ear
titicates to members of the legislature.
tlls letter, about which there is no dis
pta says: "The iss.dng of certiilcates
to the members is done under the old
law, see page 0 sec. 1,X1, of the re
vised statutes." eeretary Walker isa
rspubliean and, like Judge Blake, a
member of the state eanvassig bead,
ex-flovernor Whit. beNng the third
Meeting afterwards VA a returning
boMd,. these three pttlmen received
partial returnsu qI the constitution and
on certain candtdates from Silver flow
county. These returns were carried to
Helena on a special train. to which the
STANfAHIKA took occasion to make spe
cial reference at the time. Thereupon
the state canvassers ouncluded that it
would be a clever play to adjourn in a
hurry, while most of a precinct on the
whole ticket was still in court, and
then let the conspiracy insist that
every member of the legislature should
produce his state certiflcate. Judge
Blake went into this deal in spite of
his mandate, of exactly opposite mean
ing, ismued just a few days before. Sec
retary Walker favored it, in the face of
his letter to the county clerk of (Galla
tin. Ex-Governor White approved it
although he openly declared 24 hours
later that his own judgment was to
throw out all the returns from Silver
Meanwhile. in the counties of the
new state county clerks had issued cer
ttlcates to elected members, republl
cans and democrats, and a conditlom of
a.mmat. emestlm an md dlawrguain a
was bues the satet n I this eer
* "overer Toe, tako g thei n
uof reeking Attermey n(esul -
bers law partner of t'aug.esam
Carter, adopted a couse wbhis wilp
undoubtedly commend Itself to the
favor and the judgment of every
patrlotic citizen who loves order and
who is ready to se fair play.
The tGovernor named the plaee where
the legislature should ammembte. lie
had a right to do it, there being not yet
any portion of the government meebla
ery in organisation and no oteer
known to the law who could do it.
himseif exeepted. ilsi orders were to
admit to the dIoor all persons "clamning
to be members," aid the state auditor
as welL lie put the law and the pre
cedents behind him and ordered the
house organised with members having
county certilcates, leaving the house
then open to pass on the qualfleations
of its own members, as Iaw provides
when contests are brought.
('harles Islakely. of 4:allatisa. who
under express provision of law called
th" lower house of the legislature to
order yesterday, is a veteran in the
public service. lie was a member of
the second legislature and has since
served repeatedly. Yesterday he was
unanimously chosen temporary speaker.
Two young women, both well known
in the literary world, have started out
from New York benut on beating the
record made by "lbiness Fogg" In his
famous trip around the globe. Far out
in the IPacilic tceans the steamer
ScDeanic is plowing her way through
the waves toward Hlong Kong and
amsong her passengers is one of the eon
testatts, Mliss Elizabeth liisland of the
•ousopolltan Mayrglzi!. Speeding
across Europe on the India mall. the
fastest trains on the continent, is the
other fair cmntestant, Miss Nellie lily
of the New York 'World. Few women
would care to undertake the trip. and
the grit displayed by these two Ameri
can girls has caused no little talk.
This race around the world is some
thing novel, and the public anxiously
awaits to do honor to the champion fe
male globe trotter of the universe. (lo
it, girls. and, in sporting vernacular,
may the best may win.
HIS LATEST SCHEME.
Mr. A rkell, one of the proprieturs of
Judlg, has a great head for advertising
schwmes. Ilis latest proposition is to
pay the government tlO.,tIU) a year for
the privilege of printing advertise
ments on the back of postage stamps.
Mr. Arkell was somewhat astounded
when he learned that an E nglish syndi
cate had offered a round million for the
same privilege. .Advertising fiends
have already nmade life burdenwonoe to
many of us, but imagine the horror of
Miss Willard and her co-workers in tbh
prohibition cause were twhir tongues to
come inl contact with " )rink ()ld Ken
tucky Iye," " t'hew Mulligrub's Sweet
Navy l'lug." "Try Jasper's Dlutch
nhaving Soap," and similar legends.
Then, too, old bachelors would hardly
appreciate such bits of advice as" Wear
Iat's t'orsets," " Try Lingo's Face
Powder," and " Use Mine. .ones'
Freckle Eradicator." While Mr. Arkell
is to a certain extent a part of the
Harrison administration, it is doubtful
if Prince Russell will be able to exer
else sutlicient nltllence to secure his
partner the privilege for which he
The safe which was left behlnd by
the defaulting treasurer of Itiley
county. Kansas, has finally been opened.
After a careful survey of its interior,
the citizens of Riley county say they
are willing to forward the iron box to
their late treasurer's address, provided
he will have tihe kindness to make his
Chief Justice Blake issued his writ
of manadate compelling County Clerk
Stephens to issue a certillcate to a
memlber of the legislature. lie changed
his legal mind wheln he wanted to hel,
count the republicants in. T'erritorial
Mecretary Walker wrote to (.untty
Clerk DIrelnnan that '.Ptrtitikate to
memubenrs should tIe Islled under the
old law." dte chantged his olHfcial course
when he wlinted to ifx things for his
party. Even old Knowles hnimelf is
not mluch wortr in the hole, although
as attorney for a conspiracy he insisted
that hil own decisionl handed down
from the bench was very bad law. A
rtn:nt trio. these three. It didn't take
iGovernor Tookle long to knock all three
of thean out.
Dom Pdro isan't so much of an ob
ject of sympathy after all. lie stepped
down and out with $2,.t0i.,000 cold cash
and his income of *4t1ik,t00 a year will
be continued. lie's a long way from
the poor house yet.
Some Butte republican who is versed
in teehnicalities ought to tell us where
Auditor Kenney got his authority to
tell members of any legislature to meet
"An the Iron building in Lower Main
The Helena Juouretl is terriblry madn
at the (Governor andl abuse him in par
agraphs that are simply laugluable.
That's right. pitch right in to him. hit
can stand it. What's the good of .wing
Rovernor if you don't get somebody
snapping at your heels.
SPEAKER CARLISLE'S SUCCESSOR
N'w Yor* star: Mr. D. B. Hendermon is
not as earlest a candidate as Reed.
McKinley. and Burrows, but is a very pwm
sihle dark borne, upon whom the other
Western men might units to heat Reed.
COnesil lltfs Nospareld: The O(naha
arp~bea. gives Cmoloned Henderson most
rdial and shble support for speake. The
atmlih at hl bpme is MagliS --mt
Veland Umepsrm's Ie m Ma _as.
wtes m* ' 'The l s ile
wle teo a t ha pipe i tatg
the n nds sto haspt s sar 1a1 as Is
_II suSelebtys wel toi emashs mre.
tsally the opposition of a swteig mimaw.
N.w Yorl TW .ase: Mr. Buro ws Is on
Msrdeds as ndcidmas tee he Iao tse
ship 6 the United itate homs or w
setatives ladl while le did mat sa that
he ibiS at all swe of eleetiosa, his enr-e
satin. indicated that be thougti he
chaces for wilnning the prie was at
PAidealphlie Tlise: McKinley sthe
great monopoly tarriff eanplna. and his
great wool-growing state has elees'd a
stonormmtle wwerwsor who voted for lthe
Mills bill and for ree wool. If tlhat
dlessl's juan his into the snap, what's the
use of 5hw ..oap-howl in politics?
siers (W Jnwrsal: The conteste for
thelw speakership of the national husie hastw
hbegusa eaI crest. Reed, McKinley, Hen
ters.nn. Bemrows and ('uannn are all at
Washington. and have opened up hed
quartens. It Is going to be a spirited
tight, although a tight among friends.
ThI, mvualt musst he reached by conaprn
miselh. miil the situation is such that no
0oe cas have a dlilnite kies as to who
Newr Yor HsrIed: .aI ve" HInaderso,.
of Iowa, as he is familiarl called, Is given
the lat place .s the list of eaadklatss,
hecasee he is popularly credited with the
heast positive strength ona the rt ballot.
His adherelts ay that this is a mistaken
inpr~ no, aslatl that Colonel Hender.oa
is quite as stung as any of the other ge-.
tlemon. with the exception of Mr. Reed.
His distisgulishing claracteristic like that
of Mr. Burrows. Is his extreme fairness.
nhouald he fail to wmeare the speakership
he will nos doubt be rewarded with an ies
portant chairnanship. In keeping with
lhis muerits and honorable service in the
M. L.Ouis (lREI-lhmse.rat: We do not
believe there is room to doubt the qualllA
catious for the office of any of the aspi
rants to the speakershlp. Mr. Reed, of
Maine. the onely eastern man in the coma
test, has already served 12 years in the
house; Mr. McKinley, of Ohio. bas been a
asslenher of that body for the amne length
of tisle; Mr. (annron, of Illinois. for 16
year.; Mr. Bukrrow., for 10 years, and Mr.
Hendkrson, of Iowa, for sin years. AUl of
them have been on promninent committees,
and all of thems have taken a leading part
In the deliheration and discumssion on every
imlporltat nlmasure which has come before
the lnouse during their service. So far as
regasrds knowledge of political issuer and
Iprllamentary skill each would be fully
co-upeteunt to nuet the umost exacting re
slUirslllsuts of the speakership.
Nt Maek etr a Jaunt.
FPrio the lta whe.nter Herald.
TImere as oreally lkes curiosity to-lay over
a wotmanl's going aou Ilid the wortk alone
than tlhere was 7T yeamr ago over an entire
fanitly e.mll g )lll to the wild. of western
Whore Did h ta lL Thatt lat i
Fromn the New York hernal.
Tihe shiny hlaek alilor hat has taken
poss..slion of the New York girl. Wher.
lkld slh gert it?.' Give uIla the inventor's
snanawl. that we may exlpse him to the
The ""W ear" 'Chestant.
Front tihe I'r.k-diwe Jmurnal.
No declaratiolns hout the "off year"
will explain away the fact that no nation
at adnainistrution in tihe history of the
country has had no severe a political re
abuke as the present one within less than a
year of its ilaugltration.
A NWaum ta Cea-J u By.
From the C'hicago Tritbune.
That tough old finanlcier General F. E.
Spinn.er. fears that the governmeat's sih
ver policy tmay momehow bring on a panic.
If the general will declare, over his own
Ilumortal uignature, that there le no actual
sece~lity for a panic in money matters the
people will have no fears. That signature
is full of mlagic yet.
A halge ama's Oraes1 ·gahe..
Vromn the Washntaw rest.
A Chcago man who as been wrestling I
witth the ballot reform question sugges,
that sworn olfleers of election be ms.nted
a-d each voter he hunted down and be
given an opportunity of d.pting his
ballot without the incon.stenenee of going
to the polls. MStlll m hbete might very
propery be td the Aoetrallan sys
khat Agitates Stest.m.
Vriet thre N.w iterk Pnres.
Boston is torl with dceswnslions as to
wh'ther to call tile new building put up
for the )ld South church the (Old South
t-huwnh or the New South church. It it
sa.t called new in snme way nobody will
know that the. (hti South church has a
new church, and it it in, the word new
before the word old will just cancel it.
atheumatically speaking and leave nIoth
.tnt "the South chufth." As for changing
the name altogether-never! Do you
know what a stony British is? You would
ind out if you made that proposito in
IVrm the PhilUdeph lmes.
The president Is doubtless led to ref~stu
partlng with copies of his nm.eages be
eause he is uncertain as to what he should
say on some questions, and be will bold
the document within reach of revision un
til the last m.oant. The president is
new in the messmage business and there is
sueh confusion in his party on several
grave issues that he will hold the message
open for any nll"ittol changes until the
houorfor its delivery to mlress. Whe
he co..is to write his fourth anmnal mes
asage he wonl't he halt so shy about it.
Give tlhn tinie.
The tleitb's Bladedr.
!rma the C'llh.lCao lkally News.
The Vice-Prratidet Morton episodle was
not the only ilnclent occurring during the
Woman's h'lristian Temperance inlion
conventinl that Ibrtmugtt holne to the dear
ladies the fawt that they were being enter
talned at a hmstelry where liquors are dis
peseld. ()ne day a numllnber of the dek.
t tes were sitting in the headlquartrs at
it Palhner house discussing the work of
the convention when there camle a knock
at the door. 'Cone in." said one of the
ladies, and in stepped a bellboy with
four whiskey. on a tray. "Dki you ladies
oader these ' he inquired, in a tone of
light esurprise. Just what reply the good
wonebu l made is not known, but that ell
baulh hair was standing on end wben he
caws dcown to the omee to aind out what
sems It was to which he bad been sent.
ESTES d CONNELL
Our stock of Fall and Winter Goods was never so com
plete as now and prices will be found as low or
lower than can be found elsewhere.
BARGAINS IN EVERY DEPART
In this department we are excelled by none.
We invite inspection and take pleasure
in showing the Latest Novelties.
THIS WE K.
54-inch all-wool Ladies' Cloth at 65c per yard. This cloth is cheap
at 9go cents.
38-inch wool Tricot at 4oc per yard, well worth 75c per yard.
The newest styles in Dress Flannels at 49c per yard.
Extra Heavy Twilled Flannels at Soc a yard, worth 75c.
4o-inch all-wool Tricots, new line of shades at 48c per yard.
HOSIERY AND UNDERWEAR.
Ladies' Heavy Wool Hose at 25c Ladies' White Merino Vests and
per pair, worth 4oc. Pants at 45c and 75c. former
price 75c and $1.25.
Misses' Fine Cashmere Hose. all
sizes, at 25c per pair, black and Ladies' Scarlet All-Wool Vests
colored. and Pants at goc per pair.
Misses' Scarlet Vests and Pants,
Misses' English Ribbed Wool all sizes at 35c per pair, former
Hose, all sizes, 5 pairs for as.oo. price Soc.
Five-Hook Kid Gloves, extra Five-Button Kid Gloves for 5oc
good, all sizes, at Si per pair. per pair, former price $I.oo.
Cloaks and Jackets.
NEW WRAPS ARRIVING DAILY
For this week we will offer
These Wraps are sold elsewhere at S8.oo to $12.oo. Come early and
secure a bargain.
CARPETS AND OILCLOTHS.
Our stock is large and well selected. Our price as low as the lowest.
SPECIAL FOR THE WEEK:
Extra Tapestry Brussels at............... o cents per yard.
Blankets and Comfortables.
50 pairs 10o-4 Brown Blankets at 500 Comfortables from $S.oo up
S2. o per pair. to $3.oo.
o50 pairs 10-4 Blue Kersey Blan- 50o White Bed Spreads at 7oc
kets at S3.00 per pair. each. A great bargain.
50 pairs Extra Fine Gray Blan- So extra heavy Bed Spreads at $S
kets at 5S.00 per pair. each, former price 5 .5o.
50 White Wool Blankets at S4.5o 50 Fine Marseilles Bed Spreads
per pair. at SI.5o each, worth 52.25.
Estes & Connell Mercantile Company.