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PORTO RICANS ALWAYS FEAR THE RUIN THAT NEVER COMES. ISLAND AFFAIRS PROSPEROUS More Money, More Work, More Schools Than Ever Before— Fédérais Fear to Lose Their Power by the Educa tion of the .niasses-— General Condi tion of Natives Much Improved. (By Associated Press.) San Juan, Porto Rico, May 11.— When Acting-Governor Hunt was asked to express an opinion on the state ments made by Borda and Bulbas, the Porto Rico commissioners, in the United States, his reply implied that these gen tlemen are not representing conditions here as they actually exist. "Why," said Secretary Hunt, "since the American occupation the Island has never been in as good condition as it is today. The customs books last montai and this show a balance in our favor. The sugar crop is large, and we are exporting more than we import. Ail the opposition comes from the anti American party. Now that the Holland er law is better understood, it is ac cepted by all except the fédérais, who have never before paid a land tax. "To use an odd expression, with the advent of the Americans the people here expected the millenium and they got a hurricane. I am told that the Por to Ricans for years have been chronic ally pessimistic. They are always grumbling. A gentleman now here who visited the island twenty years ago tells me that, according to reports, the Isl and was then on the verge of ruin. Later, ten years ago, everything was going to the dogs. Pessimism seems epidemic here. "The fédérais are only hurting them selves in creating this opposition. The fédérais consider themselves a sort of aristocracy. The government is spend ing thousands of dollars for schools, but the fédérais dislike to see all these school houses springing up. To them it means that the emmon people will be educated, perhaps to take their places. This party, It is true, is made up of the wealthiest element of the Island. They are in a position where they need not to worry about the education of their own children, but they are galled to see education placed in the way of the com mon people. Conditions in Louisiana, my former state, shortly after the war, were quite similar." Speaking of the present prosperous conditions, Mr. Hunt said that during the last month several alcaldes from interior towns had called and admitted that times are better. A commission from Trujillo Alto, (the town which a year ago, sent two hundred half naked men and women to San Juan to petition for work), called here last week. At first they spoke of hard times, but after a few minutes' conversation they were forced to admit that conditions are much improved. Even federal alcaldes, It is said, when pressed, admit, though reluctantly, that this is true. Pessimists are fast turning optimists, says Judge Hunt. He has been in the country and talked with road foremen, who tell him that the laboring class Is much improv ed, physically, and is working much bet ter than a year ago. TOMORROW'S SERVICES IN . THE CHURCHES. South Presbyterian church, corner First and Utah avenue, Rev. Frederick Tonge, pastor. 11 a. m., sermon, "The Greatest Word Ever Uttered;" Sunday school at 12:15; Christian Endeavor at 7 p. m., subject, "Practice Christianity;" preaching at 8 p. m., subject, "Story of Cain;" mid-week service next Thurs day at 7:30, subject, "His Lifted Hands." Luke xxiv, 50-53. A new literary society.—The South Butte Presbyterian church has made a new departure in their effort to benefit all mankind. On Thursday evening last It was decided to organize a liter ary society for the benefit of South Side residents. It is to be called the South Butte Presbyterian Mutual Im provement society. It will meet every Thursday evening at the church or at the homes of the members. It is to be open to all persons above the age of 16. The object is to promote morality, sociability, education and friendliness. A splendid corps of officers has been chosen and at least fifty have already signified their intention to uril(e as members. Mr. George Lewis MaeClel land was nominated president. It is to be of a non-denominational character and to help on our brothers. Immanuel Presbyterian church, corner S. Gaylord and Galena streets. Ser vices Sunday, May 12th.—Morning ser mon, 11 a. m,; subject, "The Imperish able Fountain;" evening sermon, 8 p. m.; subject, "The Battle In the Smoke;" Sunday school, 2 p. m.; Junior Christian Endeavor, 3 p. m,, Supt. Wm. D. Mun roe: Y. P. S. E., 7 p. m., leader Wm. M C. Davis; Wednesday evening, 7:30, mid week gospel service; Thursday 2 p. m., Ladies' Aid will meet at home of Mrs. Koom. Jefferson street. Mountain View Methodist Episcopal church, J. L. Albritton, pastor. Preach ing 11 o'clock a. m.; at 8 o'clock the twelfth anniversary of the Epworth League will be celebrated; class meet ing 10 o'clock; Sunday school, 12:30: C. P. Hargraves, superintendent; Epworth League devotional meting, 7 o'clock; Junior League, 3:30; morning service, "The Wisdom That Makes Men Better." Grace Methodist Episcopal church, corner of Arizona and Second streets, James W. Tait, pastor, 935 Arizona subject, "Fellowship;" evening service at 8 p. m., subject, "Partnership;" Sun day school at 2:30; ' Logan McDonald, superintendent; Epworth League meet ing at 7 p. m., Mrs. W. B. Mitchell, leader: prayer meeting Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. Second Church of Christ. Scientist, 22 West Quartz. First reader, Mrs. Charlotte Grimes: morning service, 11 a. m., subject, "Mortals and Immor tals;" Sunday school, 12 m.; Testimon Why the Miners Should Accept That Offer to Buy $50,000 of Amalgamated Stock. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXxXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX*\s.XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX x % X The following statement coneernjng the proposed purchase of *$50,000 worth of Amalgamated stock by the X X Miners Union, was made by Joha D. Ryan, vice president of the Daly Bank and Trust Company, this after- X X noon. I w £ ----J ^ XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXNSXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX The offer recently made by this Bank to furnish the Miners' Union with 500 shares of the stock of the Amalgamated Copper Company at $100.00 per share, has been a topic of general discussion for some days past, and, while it is for the Union itself to decide as to whether the in vestment is a desirable one; and further, while it is not a matter in which this Bank has any pecuniary interest, I feel it is due to the Bank, and to the members of the Union that the many misrepresentations that have been circulated concerning the matter shall be answered by a plain statement of the facts in the case, so that no reason for any misunderstanding shall exist here after. About two months ago Mr. Chas. O'Brien, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of your Union, called at this Bank and asked me whether we could not accept some of the money of the Union at a rate of interest that would enable the organization to derive some revenue from funds then lying idle. I talked the matter over very fully with Mr. O'Brien, and told him that while we pay no interest on deposits we would be glad to give the Union any assistance in our power in placing the money, so as to secure s,ome revenue With it, as a great many individual members of the Miners' Union v> ere depositors and customers of this Bank, and we felt under obligations to them to help the Union in any way we could. We talked of Government Bonds and other kinds of invest ment securities, none of which seemed desirable on account of the low rate of interest that could be realized from them. Finally, I asked Mr. O'Brien if he would hold the matter open for a couple of weeks, when I hoped to offer something that vould be safe and desirable. When making this request I had in mind the history of the investment of the Aid Fund of the employes of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in Michigan. Nearly twenty years ago there was started among Calumet & Hecla employes what is called an Aid Fund. After some sur plus had been accumulated, the officials of the Calumet & Hecla Company advised the Trustees of the Fund to invest it in Calumet & Hecla stock, agreeing to guarantee the investment for one year. The money was so invested and the increase in the value of the stock, and in the rate of dividend on it, was sufficient so that after some years the contribution of tte employes was stopped, the rev enue from the investment being sufficient with the share contributed by the Company, to main tain the fund and increase it. At the present time, after about fifteen years, the value of that fund is about $250,000, the original amount being about the same we proposed to the Miners' Union to put into Amalgamated stock. It was the great success of the Calumet & Hecla Aid Fund investment that suggested to me a similar one for your Union, and upon submitting my ideas to Mr. William Scallon, he heartily ap proved the plan outlined, and in turn laid the matter before Mr. H. H. Rogers, Acting President of the Amalgamated Company. Mr. Rogers was asked only whether he approved of the idea, and if the stock was bought for the Union at the market price—then about 110—whether he would be willing to have this Bank secured in a guarantee to the Union that it would pay at the end of a year whatever the stock had cost if it was desired to withdraw the investment at that time. Mr. Rogers replied at once that he approved of the idea fully, that he would agree to furnish the Union with 500 shares of the stock at $100 per share, out of his own holdings and those of his associates, and that he would secure this Bank in making the guarantee that the stock would bç taken back at any time after one year at the price paid for it, any increase in the value of the stock and all dividends paid in the meantime to go to the Union. r " This made an 8 per cent, investment with the Union guaranteed against loss for one year by the strength and credit of the Daly Bank & Trust Co., and in my opinion was the most generous kind of an offer made in a spirit of good will to the Miners' Union on the part of Mr. Rogers and the Amalgamated Company. Further, this Bank offered to loan any sum up to 80 per cent, of the total amount paid for the stock at any time within the year that the Union might have need for money—that is, $10,000 out of the $50,000 could be had from this Bank at any time the Trustees desired to borrow it at 8 per cent, interest, with the stock for security. There has been a great deal of discussion over this offer in the newspapers and out of them, but no one has yet been able to show any reason why the investment would not be a good one for the Union. Interested parties have fought against its acceptance for the simple reason that they know it would bring the Miners' Union and the companies employing 90 per cent, of its members close to one another. It is not reasonable to suppose the members of the Union desire anything but good will and friendship between the Union and the largest employers of labor in the West. If these interested parties have the good of the Miners' Union at heart, let them offer $50,030 worth of some other stock to the Union at a price that will bring 8 per cent, on the investment, and with the guarantee of as solid an institution as the Daly Bank back of it, and I will advise the Union to put $50,000 more into that stock. One of the interested parties says in the newspapers that the Union "Passed a resolution to loan the old Bank of Daly, Donahoe & Moyer $50,000 to buy Amalgamated stock with"; this gentleman knows he states what is not true, and your trustees and officers know that the stock will be bought by the Union and the certificate representing it will be held by your trustees, and all we ask is the word of the Miners' Union that it will not be sold for one year. The reason for asking your promise that the stock will not be sold on the market for a year is very plain, simply that it will be sufficient time to satisfy the Union of the benefits to be derived from the investment, and our guarantee holds you entirely secure during that time. There should be no question as to the action of your Union in this matter if it is viewed from the standpoint of an investment, and it cannot help but be a closer tie between your employers and yourselves, which, of course, is most desirabe. There is no better way of maintaining good will between employer and employe than by making each a sharer in the profits of the other. ial meeting, Wednesday evening 8 p. m.; reading room open daily from 11 a. m. to 4 p. m.; all are welcome. "First Church of Christ, Scientists," 850 West Broadway, corner Excelsior avenue. First reader, Mrs. Anna C. E. Crowley; Sunday, May 12, 1901, subject, "Mortals and Immortals;" services 10:45 a. m. and 8 p. m.; Sunday school, 12:15 p. m.; Wednesday evening exper ience meeting at 8 o'clock; reading rooms open from 11 a. m. to 5 p. m. ex cept Sunday. M.' E. church, south corner Idaho and Galena streets. Rev. S. H. C. Bürgin, pastor. Morning services, 11 a. m.; evening service, 8 p. m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a. m.; class meeting, 12:30; prayer meetings, each Wednesday, 8 p. m.; Epworth League meeting at 7 p. in, every Sunday. Mountain View Mission, corner Mer cury street and Garden avenue. Sun day school, every Sunday afternoon at 3:15 o'clock; prayer meeting every Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. The Hotel and Boarding House ease elation ùeet every Wednesday evening at 243 East Park street, at l:M. J. P. Tobin, secretary and treasurer, Clarence hotel. * HER HUSBAND HAD TWO NAMES Therefore Mrs. Agnes Palliser Asked For and Was Granted a Divorce From Him. Mrs. Agnes Amelia Palliser was grant ed a divorce from Charles Palliser in Judge Clancy's court today, and while the testimony showed nothing much ex cept that the parties were married in Butte In 1892 and that Palliser thou called himself Charles K. Brown, thera is an interesting story back of the affair. Mrs. Palliser is the daughter of Oscar Stenberg, the well known Butte painter. In the early '90's a man calling himself Charles K. Brown, and also a painter, struck the town, and during the first season prospered beyond his expecta tions, painting everything in sight and getting his pay for it. To his true name he added a fresh coat every day, and soon had It burled deep beneath the rad that at times he found difficulty in con vincing himself that his name was not Charles K. Brown. Under that cogno men he mude ardent love to the daugh ter of thé old-time painter, and in 1892 the young lady concluded to change her name to Brown. After a short residence in Butte the j ' Browns concluded to visit his parents in .Mnbile, Ala. When they arrived in Mobile, Mrs. Charles K. Brown discov ered for the first time that her name was Mrs. Charles Palliser. Being known its Mrs. Charles K. Brown in file place and Mrs. Charles Palliser in another was /luite embarrassing to her, out she j braved tne ordeal as best she could. l.ater the man and wife took up their residence in New Orleans, where they n malned until 1898, when the wife claims Charles Palliser, alias Charles K. Brown, olrserted her and their 4-year-old child. ' So far as known, Palliser never ex plained to his wife why he side-tracked the name Palliser. A MILITARY BALL. Next Wednesday evening at Columbia (Gardens a military ball will be given by Silver Bow Co., No. 2, Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, assisted by the Meagher Guards and Modern Woodmen of America. The Uniform Rank has al ways been noted for the hospitable man ner in which they entertain. The Forest ers team, M. W. of A., is preparing to go to St. Paul to compete for a national trophy. The contest will take place in June. The cafe will be a feature of the evening, and a goat time is promised. At Hervnessy's Begins on Monday, Hay 13, 1901. • A Big Lot of Men's Furnishing Goods, good styles, new and seasonable every one of them. Bought very low, will be sold at prices you'll know are away below intrinsic values. Now's the time to load up and supply all needs In these lines, for your money will never have greater purchasing power, flake your investments early in the week. Theie's big profit to you In the deal. Bargains ••••In.... Men's Underwear, Hosiery, Shirts, Gloves, Handker* chiefs and Neckwear. The front windows of Hen nessy's store are filled with these bargains. There are lots of them and all good. See for yourself. Be the judge. At tend this Big Sale. It's Up To You Time is Precious 2 ■ I V Mail Orders to ïmiedéh Hutte, Montana Report of the Condition of The Silver Bow National Bank At Butte, in the State of Montana, at the close of business, April 24, 1901. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts............$ 218,914 88 Overdrafts, secured and unse cured .......................... U - S. tonds to secure circulation Premiums on U S Bonds...... Stocks, securities, etc........... B; nlting house, furniture and fix tures 34,367 57 25.000 00 2.550 00 13,983 49 Due from national banks (not reserve 4,828 00 agents )............ Due from state bunks •1 541 73 and bankers..... Due from approved 1,833 13 reserve agents .... Internal revenue 128,756 18 slumps............ Checks and other 100 .06 cash items ........ Notes of other na 8,433 56 tional banks...... fractional paper currency, nickels 7,2C9 00 and cents ........ Lawful money re serve in bank, viz— 451 (JO Specie............... 72,365 05 Legal tender notes.. 21,260 00 Redemption fund with U. 8. Treasurer (5 per cent of circu lation) ......................... 1245,009 69 1,250 00 Total.........._ L .. ....... ......t 545,904 29 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in......... % Surplus fund. Unulvided pioUts.less expenses and taxes paid............. National Bank notes outstand ing......................... Tue to other National Banks Individual deposits subject to check.......................... Demand certificates of deposit 100.000 00 4,000 00 25,431 49 11,450 00 3,916 27 823 517 03 77.599 51 Total..........................• 545,904 29 State or Montana, 1 County of Silver Bow. I **' I, Fayette Harrington, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement Is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. FAYETTE HARRINGTON, Cashier Subscribed and sworn io before me this tlth day of May, 1901. [SEAL] F. A. GILBERT, Notary Publie. Correct—Attests S. MARCHESSFAU, C. W. NEWTON, W. C. LEWIS, C. A. Tuttle Thos. Sullivan ■ I NATIONAL q Undertakers 1U-III t Broadway. Tel. 243 FUNERAL DIRECTORS aai EMBALMERS.... Appendicitis Attacks Boni. (By Associated Press.) Paris, May 11.—Count Boni de Castel lane has been suffering from intestinal troulile for the past week. He has been ordered to take complete rest and hi3 s,ocial engagements have been postponed! His case is now diagnosed as the com mencement of appendicitis, but he 13 not thought to be in danger. Watch and Jewelry Sale Small stock of GOOD WATCHES and gold jewelry bought from a retiring jeweler, on sale AT EX ACTLY HALF PRICE. Rubenstein & Co., 73 E. Park Mark F. Jones, Pres. F. N. Gilbert, Treas. PIANOS Another car of high-grade Pianos have arrived, and we want to see you. More value for your money than elsewhere. EASY TERMS Twenty different makes to select from. At the Plano Parlor Gilbert, Jones & Co. 209 N. Main St. With rtontana Book Co. Next to Connell's hese tiny Capsules are superior to Balsam of Copaiba,^ ^ Cubebs or Injections and^jn«. CURE IN 48 HOURS^Ul the same diseases with out inconvenience. _ Sol d by ti/t^ /Ir» PARKETTS „ HAIR BALS MM Clean n o and bran iif.es the hair. Promote* a luxuriant jtrowth. Never Fsill to Beatore Gray Hair to its Youthful Colt r. Prevent« Dandruff ami hair tuUnal INJECTION. A PERMANENT CURE of the mort obatlnate cw of QononWa i and Gleet, guaranteed in from 1 lo 8 days ; n« other treatment required. Sold by all dntgglst*.