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THE MITCHELL CAPITAL.
PAGES 5 TO 8. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1895. W1LTSE- The Photographer. Ward McAlister, leader of the "Four Hundred" in New York, died of a vul gar, cosmopolitan case of grip. Some one has introduced a bill in our state senate to tax shot guns and rifles. It should include fish-hooks and rat traps. Will anyone dare dispute the asser tion that South Dakota is capable of being made a great potato growing country? The Pioneer Press denies that Knute NeUon voted for the Mills bill. We are glad to find that he did not. We guess Knute is all right. Will anyone dispute the assertion that gold and silver are and have been produced about in the same relative ratio throughout the history of the world? We may well distrust financiers who would hare out scads of paper money, all redeemable in gold coin which is too scarce to meet the demands put upon it. House bill No. 187, introduced by Representative Colvin, of Mitchell, would hold" railroads more rigidly ac countable for injury to employes and passengers. According to Senator Teller, the thing needful is an administration that has the sand to pay some of its obliga tions in silver. If the government would not discriminate against silver money, perhaps other people would not be so shy of it. News dispatches of today indicate that a new bond issue of $100,000,000 will be floated within a day or two. The president says the loans are to Iteep up the gold reserve. But the would seem to be in part to meet rnn ning expenses. Senator Vest is a pretty staunch sil ver man and if he will not 6implv stop at the "parting of the ways," as he hab done before, but join western Republi cans of that metallic faith, he will see a silver lining in the financial clouds much sooner than otherwise. The lynchers of Barrett Scott, it de velops, were an organized band of vigi lantes, whose avowed purpose was to prevent lawlessness. They would evi dently have a nice distinction made be tween themselves,as murderers and se cret assassins, and their victim as E brazen robber. These are times of misnomers. Ad vocates of gold and silver coin, pro duced from American mines, by Amer .can skill, are called inflationists. Those who want our currency to rest upon the assets of banks of issue, government bonds etc., call themselves ''sound money men." There are two classes of financiers this country. Both would replenish the currency, buo one would do so by means of the smelter and quartz mill and the other the pulp mill. The "sound money" crew belong to the lat *ter class. All they want is a pulp mill and an interest coupon. Senator Sherman says: "We have, touched the point where we are being told that no relief will be given to the country until we concede the free coinage of silver." That, you see, is the way it looks to those who want to build up a financial system on what the country owes and who would perpetuate it by a prolon gation of the borrowing process. Bu suppose the other side were to pu# in word and say, per contra, that we have reached a point where we are told that no relief will be given until we concede the policy of issuing' i?nld bonds. The sinking of the steamer Elbe, in the North Sea, whereby about 300 lives were lost, is one of the most painfully sad calamities which ever befall man* kind, by reason of the utter helpless ness of those who see the solitary bark that carries them sinking and such in evitable fate closing over them. Such a catastrophe finds victims from all over the world. Mrs. Connors, from Spearfish, S. D., and Mrs. Hoffman and little boy, of Grand Island, Neb., were among those whose graves must forever remain unmarked in the watery realm which never gives up its dead. NOTHINtt «AINKI IIV OltSTKUOTION. We hope the Republican silver men in oongress will pursue no stubborn policy of obstruction on the financial question. There is nothing to gain by such a course. Furthermore, obstruc tion methods would throw upon their party the responsibility for" non-actior. Let the Democrats have their day und let them have the full benefit of their majority and assume the responsibility for tbe result. The case is extraordi- nary when obstruction is justifiable. The time is not far in the future when silver Republicans can stand up in the councils of their own party and de mand concessions that will count. Ob streperousness now will not win friends, which is,or should be/a part of the mis sion of every silver Republican. SUUAR BEETS AND IRRIGATION. It is better to get industries establish ed by subsidy and bounty than not to get them at all. Six years ago, Neb raska offered a bounty on sugar produc ed in the state from beets. Under the inducement thus offered, the Oxnards established two factories for the manu facture of beet sugar, investing a mil lion dollars in same, locating one at Grand Island and the other at Norfolk. A Populist legislature subsequently re pealed the bounty, the cry being that it protected the manufacturer, but not the beet grower. The present legisla ture of that state is considering a similar bill in both houses, to provide for the re-enactment of the bounty. But it provides that no bounty shall be paid on sugar made from beets for which less than $5 per ton are paid by the manufacturer. The bounty is to be specific and is fixed in the bill at one cent yer pound on sugar produced within the state from home grown beets. Heretofore the manufacturers in that state have been, heavy producers of beets themselves. The proposed act with-holds the bounty from them on sugar made from beets of their own raising. The industry has attained much im portance in that state. Those who have the skill and industry to grow beets make money at it. Beets at $5 per ton are considered a source of good profits. A good yield is about five tons per acre, making the proceeds $25 per acre. Beets area tuber with long tap roots and they endure a drouth better than cereals. Then the small acreage on which a big crop of beets caa be rown makes irrigation practicable and compararatively easy. The fact that Nebraska is evidently returning to a system which brought those industries to the state is in the nature of an endorsement of the plan after having tried it. We believe that irrigation, in the artesian belt of South Dakota, can be made to foster the growing of such profitable commodities as sugar beets._ celery, potatoes, onions and small fruit. To those who turn up their noses at anything of smaller proportions than 300 acres of wheat, these words will be of no consequence. But we are sure they will appeal to a great many who appreciate the value of a good soil, highly cultivated and planted to the things that command a ready market. Perhaps it is not at present practica ble for this state to offer a sugar boun ty, though such a proposition may meet with favor in the future. We call at tention to the-beet sugar business in Nebraska to show there are more ways of bringing money into the state than the hazardous business of raising wheat. We have a better soil than Nebraska and one that is capable of producing a large surplus of potatoes, onions, sugar beets, cabbage and small fruit. Thous ands of dollars go out of South Dakota every week for these same articles. If they are good enough to send money out after, why wouldn't they answer the purpose of bringing a little money back to us? As to irrigation, that is simply a question of water and its distribution over the land. If you have water, you can irrigate. If not, you can't. If rain water is necessary to the growth of vegetation, why will not well water answer the purpose when the rain does n't come? The last time the writer was in Arizona there had not been a drop of rain for nine months, but the water came galloping down the irrigation canals from the mountains and the crops were immense. Our artesian water has its source in the mountain snows, and while it acqnires some alka line substances in its flow so far, that property will not injure the plant life if you rigate by absorption instead of by flooding. If the rains come, all right. If they do not, we should be prepared to irrigate. A good crop raised by a little Irrigation, enabling people to pay their bills, will not hurt the reputation of the state so much as an immense wheat field attached to the rain-belt theory which holds good only one year in five, result ing in no crop and no money. ANOTHER MINNEAPOLIS BLAZE. Warehouse of tlie Moline Flow Company Entirely Destroyed. MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 4.—The Moline Plow and Agricultural Implement com pany, at Fourth street and Third avenue north, received a baptism of fire •which resulted in the total ruin of the immense and valuable stock of the company and the complete wrecking of the big build ing. The structure is a 4-story brick, 86x150, and all four floors stocked with valuable and heavy farm machinery, of the newest and most modern make. The loss will probably figure up above $100,000. Pefeated Kaffir Rebels, LISBON, Feb. 4.—Au official dispatch received here from Lourenzo Marquez, Deiagca bay, says that a force of 900 Portuguese troops, commanded by Ma jors Riberio and Xavier, supported by the gunboats, defeated the native rebels on Tuesday last on the right bank of the Incomati river and drove them back in disorder- NEWS FROM PIERRE- Routine of Now Bills—New Judicial Dis tricts—An Indian Cairn—Temper ance Workers. The Equal Suffrage Issue.-Memorial Congress—Interesting Batch of Routine News. To Investigate Office of Commissioner of School and Pubiic Lands—Kquai Suf frage to be Sumittod to Vote --Taylor's AITairs. PIERRE, Jan. 31.—Bills similar to the one introduced by Mr. Reid, ex empting new railroads from taxation for five years, are unconstitutional and cannot pass. Tho senate railroad committee re commended the bill for acquiring by condemnation sites for grain warehouses along right-of-way. This was to make a way for locating a warehouse in cases where sites cannotbeotherwisesecured. Senator Foote's bill appropriates $12, 250 for printing the Journals of the two houses, the session laws,and other mat ter. The bill by Senator Bennett,of Clark, fixes salaries of railro'ad commissioners at $1,200 each and that of clerks at $800. Representative Russell's bill defines a public road and makes a road a public highway after having been in use five years. New Judicial Districts. A bill was introduced yesterday mak ing three judicial districts out of the Third and Fifth. The three districts will then be made up as follows: First, Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts and Grant Second, Spink, Clark, Coding ton and Deuel Third. Beadle, Kings bury, Brookings and Hamlin. The object is to giye adequate court facili ties to this important section of the state. At present, not only is the ter ritory too large for two judges, but the traveling facilities are not convenient. Will Allow the Claim. The senate judiciary committee has decided to report favorably the claim of Frank Stanton, $3,800, for boading 52 men and 100 horses during the In dian out break in 1890. It seems during that uprising Gov. Mellette appointed H. M. Day, then living at Rayid City, colonel, to raise two volunteer com panies for the protection of the life and property of the settlers. Col. Day took a company of 52 to the front, and they were boarded by Frank Stanton, who has not yet been paid for the service rendered. Two years ago a bill passed the senate, but was lost in the house at the close of the session. Want Couuty Dlttpcusai-lef). Mrs. Cranmer and Mrs. Simmons, of the W. C. T. U., arrived this morning and, notwithstanding the passage of the resubmission bill, they are not dis posed to cease their efforts in behalf of temperance. They will use their in fluence to secure the passage of a bill, for county dispensaries, for the sale of liquor for medical and mechanical pur poses. They will also work for the passage of a constitutional amendment giving women the right of suffrage. Many resubmissionists expressed a willingness to vote for such a measure. PIEHUE, Feb. 2.—This is the day on which comes up the question of the ad option of the constitutional amendment to give women the right of suffrage. Mrs. Cranmer, of the W. C. T. U. is leading the fight and it is being opposed ly many of the resubmissionists. It is believed it will pass the senate, but there are doubts about its passing the house. Memorial to Congress* Under suspension of rules yesterday both houses passed resolutions provid ing for the appointment of a committee of three from each house, whose duty shall be to draft a memorial to con gress, asking that body to pass some act at once which will tend to restore prosperty to ,the country. These are the committeemen: Senators Kings bury, Foote and Doran Representatives Dickover, Glass and Dowdell. Doran and Dowdell are Populists. Routine Worji. The committee on insurance leported against house bill 56. a maximum rate bill, and favorably on senate bill 30, a mutual-insurance bill. The committee on surgery and pharmacy reported favorably on bill 128, which allows the granting of licenses to graduates of the pharmacy class of the agricultural col lege. The speaker attached his sig nature to senate bills 1 atd 70, which have passed the house. The governor informed the house that he had signed the bill allowing a special issue of war rants. The house committee on railroads postponed for one week the hearing of the railroad attorneys, to give .the jobbers of the state a chance to hear, and answer what they have to say. The jobbers claim the proposed bill is fair and just and beneficial and are ap pealing to all the shipping and jobbing' interests to come to ther support. 'J*he senate joint resolution favoring, a constitutional amendment was de feated yesterday in the senate, r- The bill wlrioh was for tho purpose of relieving sheriffs of the duty of tak ing prisoners to the penitentiary, after they have been sentenced, was reported unfavorably and the report sustained. The house has passed a bill cutting down the fees of county sheriffs for the work of gathering in ballot boxes. This is in line with the cutting down process in other respects. Senate reported favorably on bill providing that commissioner of labor and statistics shall take charge of the .census this year. By constitutional provision the census must be taken every ten years, beginning with 1895. The senate has reported farvorably on Senator Kingsbury's bill, providing for a commission to make investigations as to what can be done in the way of turning the waters of the Missouri, to the eastward in the southern part o' North I akota. It is to act in conjunc tion with similar commission from North Dakota. It seems probable that Senator Kings bury's bill for a revenue commission to report on what species of property is escaping taxation will become a law. Mr^Kelley's bill requiring bondsmen on official bonds to give ten days notice for county, and twenty days for a state officer of intention to transfer real prop erty missed favorable consideration yesterday by the narrow margin of 21 to 22. The discussion Was full of inter est and the worthlessness of the late state treasurer's bond was alluded to as evidence that some sort of bond that binds would be in order. The bill introduced some time ago making it a misdemeanor for public officers to have necessary printing done by offices outside of the state, it is be lieved will become a law. This was introduced at the instance of the printers and newspaper men, who have so often been provoked by the fact that county and state officers send their work outside of the state. The resubmissioniots are figuring on a modification.of the penalties which attach to the present enforcement act of prohibition. The object is to make it easier for those who might within the next two years get into the law's cluches. And yet they approach the matter a little timidly. PIERRE, Feb. 2.—The senate, under suspension of rules, passed the bouse joint resolution providing for an inves tigation of the office of the commis sioner of school and public lands, as to its conduct under Maj. Ruth's manage ment. The investigating committee for this duty are Senators Kennedy, Foote and Crawford. For Equal SSuil'raffP. The senate resolution submitting wo man suffrage to a vote of the people passed without a dessenting vote. Bills were also passed providing that the state statistician take the census: that bodies of persons dying in charita ble institutions may be dissected that persons working in public buildings may have power to file lien. In the house Mr. Dowdell introduced a naeasure to prevent prize fighting in the state and providing that spectators of such fights may be fined and the fighters may be 89nt to the penitentiary Attorney General Crawford has re turned from his visit to Chicago, where he had frequent interviews with John T. McChesne.y of New York, Taylor's principal mdsman. and Lawyer Ten nuy, who advised Taylor through De cember. He learned that about, the 1st of that month Taylor had called on McChesney and appealed to him to raise $50,000 to help him make up the shortage, which amounted to $150,000. McChesney sue ceeded in doing so on security amount ing to several times that .sum furnished by Taylor, In the meantime Taylor discovered that this would not help him clear out and proposed to Tennev to rob the Red field bank of $100,000 to pay the state •m Right Arm Paralyzed Saved from St. Vitus Dance. "Our daughter, Blanche, now fif teen years of age. had been terribly afflicted with nervousness, and had lost, the entire use of her right arm. We feared St. Vitus dance, and tried the best physicians, with no benefit. She has taken three bottles of Dr. Miles' Nervine and has gained pounds. Her nervousness and symp toms of St, Yltua dance are entirelj gone, she attends school regularly. and has recovered complete use ol! her arm. her appetite is splendid." Mils, R. 15, BULLOCK, Can supply you- BrlGbton, N. y. Dr. Miles' Nervine Cures. Dr. Miles' Nervine is sold on a positive guarantee that the first bottle will benefit. All aruggists sell itat$1.6 bottles for$3, or It will lie se nt, prepaid, on receipt of price by the L)r. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind. I AM NOW A MAN! It will pay you to watch this space. It belongs to SMITH & CONYES, the Leading Clothiers. L. O. GALE, Is Headquarters FOR EVERYTHING Usually Found in a DRUG, JEWELRY, BOOK AND MUSIC STORE. Occupy a Store 25x142 Feet. Each Department is Com lete. Prices low sis tlie lowest. Do not delay in ordering your Chicago, Oct. 5.1898. 11was troubled with emissions and varicocele, and had been sexually weak for seven years. Daring the last four years I tried every remedy that was sold AS HE WAS. and got no relief for any of my troubles until I took CA LTHOS—It curcd and restored me and I am now a man," (Extract from OD« of Iboauutdt or letters rerrWrd by n».] Address VQN MOHL SEED GRAIN! HUBBARD & PALMER Corn and oats for sale at lowest prices. Near Omaha pot. CO., On McChesney's demand he gathered all the money possible at Chicago. Tenney persuded him to not commit this other act, and then Taylor threat ened to commit suicide. When Tenney dissuaded him from this he decided to run away but would not go until his friend Benedict agreed to accompany him. When McChesney returned from St. Paul, where he had gone to raise the loan, Taylor was gone. The latter took with him only 115,000, having used the $200,000 which he collected in December to pay certain private obli gations—$10,000 to Tenney and $2,500 for his wife. ORIENTAL STSAM 3 H!P. Great NorPwrti Stil to Have ('o'lijiletod Arrangements for Its Line. PORTLAND, Or., Fob. 5.—Receiver McNeill, of the Oregon Navigation, has made final arrangements for a line of steamers to China and Japan. The Northern is a party to the deal. The contracting parties are McNeill & Dav idge, the British Columbia agents of Samuels, Samuels & Co., of Yokohama. Pavidge will be here Wednesday to formally sign the oontraot. Arrange ments have been made not only with the Great Northern, but also with lines east of St. Paul, establishing a through all rail route, as well as by way of the Great Northern's lake line. The Great Northern at first tried to build up a line from the sound country, but competition from the Northern Pacific and Canadian Pacific lines was too great hence the of ficials of th&t road readily joined with Receiver McNeill. The service for the present will be monthly, and will be in augurated as soon as the contract is signed, Hcjecte4 the Chinese Envoys. WASHINGTON, Feb. 5. Secretary Gresham has received a cablegram from Minister Dunn, at Tokio, confirming the Associated Press report of the re jection of the Chinese peace commission ers by the Japanese, on the ground that their credentials were defective, in not granting them plenary powers. No word whatever had been received up to 10:80 We will send you the mar velous French preparation CALTHOS free, by sealed mail, and a legal guarantee that CALTHOS will OTfID ••MM 1 All Dischargee and O I lit Emissions* Alinp Spermatorrhea. Varl* vUltb coeeie. and AsHEre. RESTORE iMt vi(.r. UseitSfpay if satisfied. Sole American Agents, Cincinnati, O. a. in. regarding the reported capture of a part of the force of the United States steamer Concord. Revenues Will Exceed Expenses* WASHINGTON, Feb. 5.—Secretary Car lisle submitted a letter of information to the senate which dissipates the gloomy forbodings as to the lack of revenue to carry on the government. It is in re sponse to a resolution of inquiry adopted last week. He states that the revenues of the government from all sourceawill exceed ordinary expenditures by |32, 463,023. SENATOR CLARK. The New Legislator From Wyoming Can Be Counted for Bimetallism. CHICAGO, Feb. 5.—C. D. Clark, lately elected senator from Wyoming, was in Chicago on his way to Washington to take his seat. He will arrive at the na tional capital not later than Thursday next and will at once take the oath of office. In the new Wyoming senator, the silver men in congress will find a strong advocate, and his vote can be counted upon as against the recommend ations of the president's recent message. Against a Big Bond Issue. "Sentiment among Wyoming people," Mr. Clark said, "is strongly against a large issue of bonds to maintain a gold standard. They want some practical steps taken now towards bimetallism and will oppose any movement which will simply fasten the single money standard upon the country.'' Mr. Clark expressed himself strongly on the subject of selling bonds at the present time to maintain what he terms the "monometallism of gold." Regarding the new senators from,,the West, Mr. Clark noted a great change from wliat was once the almost univer sal custom of the new states ^Vest of the Rockies. Nearly, if not all the senators elected this year, lie said, are poor men. In no single exception were the senators millionaires, or elected by the influence of money. An Apt Answer. Rubinstein once declared to some one lhat he was descended from one of tha ornsarlers who accompanied Richard Cceur de Lion to Palestine. "On the piano presumably," was the smiling re sponse—San Francisco Argonaut