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EYES OF THE EAST TURNED TO THE WEST
AS A FIELD FOR PROFITABLE INVESTMENT Government Appropriations for Irrigation Ought to Mark an Epoch in Com mercial Development of the Northwest. SPPCIAL IL0 Ti)) 'i) IV~III)NtTAPV. Washington. Jan. 26.- rihc aceptailnLCe by cungr(r a of the principle of fcedral aid in the c os) mcjtiot) of irrigation woirks in the at'tern .tatty has g ivelln a gnat inl- pttita to (very indlintry itn that nytiot) of the coittitry. TIhe peopl o~f the eastcrn Statesc are jn~t hcgiiiiutig to Ti;,ifl' the tip. portitniti ! uttertd in thit territoiry to lie opti)c iti l . Alt tih' p ripsitiofl nlrti iipt a tile of iiiiiugrato at i'1 it)( vitarlly .et In ttd this \ iton "II trt:tc of the 11o0't pt tpulo.tu i i .i o·ni i~ r nicrfin in the (titnttti \\ itit laurge ,e nat. of tcc'timaiitlut lan alnd pletty of avaiiaiii a~it Nlm - tttni ut.jpci; iy itill ).v icjuitul tihe the actua~l woik -if 'urt evin1:. lo, acing ant cntutitructing rteirm ;.nd i i tior Irri tuc tiit w itks. %iill Ie donr I.' % tie l ln o Ii teal SutreIyI. In orile to oh,; in alittter Irngatitntil. the lor ttin if the areau imci fated. i:uld to gaitn --:hur itt finintatiin usefunl THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL TRIES TO POISON HER ADOPTED PARENTS Confesses T'hat She Gave Them Rat Dope and Other Drugs---Wanted Their Property. Mr. and %It. Isaace It. Kncii~olcey of thiis city, who wna recenrtly stet to the Suq quchatnna \'allty hone, at I inghanallllltln, bnt H written homeI1 a rclnll l"iiol thalt 'heC i~ad been !ty·ctcll~aticall y ;,ilnii iistcriic g poison to her f-titr itircot'. wit h th hr ope of killinig tlin thao t so i t-c mold II tatijf their trtorprty. Itr. ad \I tr.. Kni' lt. 1,:iuv trn maleC WANI TO BE FRONDS England is Snatching at Any Old Straw in These Days. E" A 'OFtlAlf 1' l HIE4. LConlon, .ln. an.--llardly any attention has been pilid to the nololtiuncemlentllt that the Alask:an Ihoundlary treaty has been signed. 'lhe i laily 'elegrallh, however, a\ls there will Ie universal satisfaction cti bItth .ides of the Atlantic at the pros pect of clinin.tinio tilthe lat grountd fr disagreeni; t A ltt. e.l England and Amer ica. Ihe annllnllceellClt coll.ea at a Ilost olportlue nmllet, tur it tlght to cni villcC the Illnt ,ti born that a. far as threse two cui.tti . are eleerllntd. if a ceitai nill elmhr if lhatt the I;crman IthaLn cellr c:dil, ".\Achivi" have lost their hal ance, the "lkgin' at least have kept their he;ds. LEOPOLD MND ED01E Two Kings Have Their Heads Together on a New Scheme. F ti .i-s IAll'l IVit F2. london, J:n. .6.- I he khing of the Bel litns lhas pai;d a private visit to London 11n furtherance of a new schemlte for the let ter governmelnet of the .oitgo |ree State. It is reported to be his Intenition to intro dtuce a strotng Itritish element into the ad ministrationl 4I1 that colo)ny. ing I.eo pohl, it is helued, habn taken lhis step as ai means of weakeningl the growing demand for an international intiitry into the true state of offairs in the C'lgo lfree State, but it is not surprisinig to learn that the wish to strengthen his admlinlistration Iby a few colmpetent Englllshtellntl has created much indiignation in Brussells. HAS A LODGE AT COLUMBUS Captain Dutton Is Booming the Temper ance Campaign. Captain t1. C. Dutton, the famous tem perance lecturer, has fornled a Good 'clem pllars lodge at Columbus, Montana, and Good Tempilars organizations in other Sarts of the state, hith adult and juvenile. tie closed a series of temlperance lectures, delivered at ditierent points in Montana, on Saturday night, and returned to Butte. His temperance revivals attracted great attention wherever he went, and he ex presses much satisfaction at his success. e expects much good to result front the tour in the interest of abstinence from intoxicants. CALL FOR BOWLING MEET Champions Are to Get Together at In dianapolis February 23. sY AS.oC'ATF.D PRI.SS. Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 26.- I he call for the tournament of the American Bowling congress to be held at Indianapolis, Febru. ary 23 to March I, has been just issued. IPOE BilI sa-room brick, zsis South Arizona, 4-room frame, 423 So. Ohio, $S8.oo. $27. 4-room frame, 513 South Wyoming, io-room frame, zsa West Porphyry, $15.oo. $25.oo. 4-room modern brick, 528 So. Wyo so-room brick, i133 Nevada, $a5.oo. ming, $ao.oo. so-room frame, 3o4 West Granite, 4-room frame, ass So. Wyo., $s6.oo. $35.oo. 4-room brick, z123 So. Arizona, $s5. 9-room modern brick, Iowa avenue, 4-room frame, 2osi \V. Woolman, $jo.oo. $,8.00. 6-room frame, 310 So. Idaho, s$.oo. 4-room modern flat, 709 South Wyo 6-room brick, :o2a California, s.50o. ming, $2o.oo. 7-room brick, W. Broadway, so.oo. 3-room modern brick, South Main, 6-room brick, Delaware at., $a .oo. $18.oo. i-room modern brick, West Side, 3-room frame, McQueen Add., $sz.oo. $40.00. 3-room mod, brick, So., Wyoming, 5-room frame, near Star West mine, $ m8.oo. $1o.oo. a modern roome, W. Granite, in S-room brick, 942 South Wyoming, chluding light, s$a.oo. $Is.oo. Stores in all parts of town. FORIL ALE Furniture of ia-room lodging house-must sell at once-bargain. THE THOMPION ,O. fle INSUTANCE LOANS, EAL ESTATE. I WEST 8ROADWAY, BUTErr in thin work, the Fifty-seventh congress authorized the director of the census to bring down to tiate the irrigation statistics ll;obtainedl in 900oo hy that ofnice. Letters of ilntiry anid schedlues ;re now lieilg sent oult t selttre the necessary information. \ll interested in irrigation hhouhl answer a;,s fully and as promptly as possible any ihimldirieVs th y maly receive so that the merits of the variouns sctionsl of the coun try may biecrome knowtn. Irrigators wh3 do Inot receive btanks withint a reasonalble time shourtil totify the crnsus office at W',hillnton inld they will be suippliedl. It is il.ter..sting to note in this connec tiol how ni lith it ill i man to the cotitry ilt a.e to hoe the arndl lands of tihe i est Accorduling to the c(llsusl of tuloo the total imnlr , I farnm area of the I 'nited. States w;as , .l.,oni,. n acres. It is constcrva tiiely e.tinr-atl td that the reclainal le area is I.,.t thIin tII So,ooo,.oo acres. Its re cla, mhion, there fore, will ldd nearly one nighthl to the aicutal cropl producing area of the ,country ;nul wv illt exceed by a liberal %cry ill latrly af ter their mleals anud dire. Knisreey is 110w onii invalid as lte rceult, it is allegedl, of the lpoioun takren ilnto her sy stmIII. ot neirtime Mr. anidl MlrM. Kniselcy ate u;ri11nvuI meat and were poionedl. Phy sicians attributed the illnuc to thc can nin11g. About thc samue timore a ta eighbor ifut!-lrm.I the Kniwcleys that Nellie had tohld their daughter that whenh tIer foster al.rent were dead she would have the ENGLAND IS CAISPAW Kaiser Is Suing Edward to Vent His Spite Upon This Country. nV ASS. ('IAIfI) I'tlSS. I .Londlon, J.. t6.- ' he ,Anglo-(;krrnan alli:'l'ce hlc.(lIlmes more unlpoular every day. Rightly or wrongly, the feliing is growing that the Iterlin govetrnirment is doing its best to iinvlv.e IEnkglaInd in a qaurrel with .\ crica. It is dillicult to say what will ihe tile ultctome of the San Carllos incidenlt. I(enry Norman, who is one of the ablest crl'its of florign all airs in the house of crlonotis, points out that although tihe lMonroe doctriine has been fiormally recog nizrel by g;reat BIritain, it has been recog. nii id by I;rlllany, and as nobodily who5, lol wI t'eririn opinion closely doubtis for a rt.llt ilerit 1ia a misundelll.rstanlIding between this coutry ind \lllmerica would ibe very far from 1 eaing a nla..er for sorrow inI etlrmany, it was a mtiaster stroke oit diplo rnacy for the kaiser to inveigle (Great Itritain into this alliante for the joint actioin wilhin the sphere of the Monroe doctrine. SAILOR PREACHER TO BRAVE A[LANTIC WILL SAIL HOME TO EUROPE IN A NEAT LITTLE CRAFT OF HIS OWN DESIGN. IlY AS.Oi'IA I:ED 1'iN s5. New lHaven, Conn., Jan. 6.--"' ric the Red" will be the name of a Ioat built for a clergyliman who pilarns to sail her across the Atlantic to his old horme in Norway. The owner is somewhat advanced in years, bult was a sailor when young. Ilis name is withheld for the present by Capt. C. W. Foster, who is building the ship. The clergyman left Norway about 40 years ago as a sailor ald followed th: sea a number of years, but finally studied theology. He designed the craft himself. She will be yawl rigged, 50 feet long, ts feet heam and five and a half feet draught, and will have ample cabin accoltmmodationls for three or four people. She will be equiipped with a So-horse power engine. Don't Worry. This is easier said than done, yet it may be of some help to consider the matter. If the cause is something over which you have no control it is obvious that worrying will not help the matter in the least. On the other hand, if within your control you have only to act. When you have a cold and fear an L.ttack of pneumonia, buy a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy anl use it judiciously and all cause for worry as to the outcome will quickly dis appear. There is no danger of pneumo nia when it is used. For sale by JTaxson & Rockefeller, Newbro Drug Co., Christie & Lcys, Newton ilros. Meet me at :he haster. 0 margin the tillable land of all the state, exceptinqg New York, on the Atlantic coast from Maine to Florida. Allowing 4o acres, the average site of irrigatedt fari., this area will make t,25o,o0o farms, or a little less than one-fourth the number hi the tUnited States in 19oo. The oculpants of these farms will add directly to the pop. ulation 6.250,ooo, and indirectly, in the accompanying mercantile, professional, itanulfatcttrringl anr industrial classes at least ,15,oo00 mllor, a total iincrease in the pop,(ition of the ILnited States of 9,.175,o'0 or nearly 12% per cent. 'The total value of all the farms in t,oon, includingtl all imuiprovements except buildings, was $13.11q ,ooo. At $42.5o per acre, the average vahlue of irrigated land, the 50,o.oo-o acres to be reclaimed wll add to the value of farm land $S .ao,ooo.. oo. If huildings are ihnclued. the value will lie increased $775,.001, 0. ,. while the atrgumented wealth throtugh railroads, cities, nills and factories, is be)ond eati Itation. The annuttial value of :all the farm pro property and that she had given them a dose which should kill them. Mr. and Mrs. Kuiseley then recalled that the girl asked them who would get their property if they ,oth died. After they had been ill again they dis covered that a package of rat poison had disappeared. They accused the girl of putting poison in their food, but she had protested that she was eating the same food that they were. She is next alleged to have told a girl companion that she in tended to give her foster parents another dose and run away to l'ennsylvania. The girl was then sent to the Susquchanna home. In her confession Nellie says she feels sorry for what she has done. CARRIED TO 'FRISCO Volcanic Ashes From Gaut emala Carried There by Wind and Rain. R'. A.'(( IA IDn I'RI Ss. San Francisco, Jan. .6.--Sm;all patches of an extremely line white sand or dust were seen on maniy asphalt paved streets tolay whten the rain last night had dried. Scientists say this dust must have fallen with the raitn as anything like it was never seen here Iefore. It is tIlieved to have comne from the volcano of Santa Maria in S;uatemala which br,oke out in violnt crulltiolt October 14 and caused the ruin of a great area of cultivated country. The theory is that the dust. being tight er ttihant air, was carried two thotmusantd miles from the point of its ascension. Meet me at the Pfinter. THE OLD, OLD STORY Girl Didn't Know It Was Loaded and the Boy May Not Live. BY AS.'.ltIAI ED PRI SS, New York, Jan. 26.-.Miss I-Isie ilerron, so years old, shot and serioutsy wounlded her cousin L.ester Carroll, 14 years old, while sIte was visiting the family. "1 didn't know it was loaded," protested Mdiss lierron, when she was arrested. The girl took l.ester tip stairs to show him her father's new revolver. She point ed it at him in play. Just then the pistol went oil and the bullet struck the boy in the chest, Ilis chances ut revoery are about even. ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB IN CHILD'S LEFT NOSTRILJ Inquisitive Babe Strangles From Peculiar Accident-Distracted Parents Un able to Find Doctor. BY AaShtO'A'IED PRESS, New York, Jan. 26.-\Vhen Edward Lang, driver for a department store, re turned home, last night, he laid on the dining room table the small electric lamp and battery, which he used in reading the names on doors when delivering goods safter night. Suddenly his little daughter Annie spied the lamp. Site touched the button and the little bulb. 'Then she put the bulb in her motlth. It was but an inch long and half an inch in circumference. Somehow the bulb broke oti and slipped down her throat. iler mother heard the little child strangle and the father ran for a physician. He was gone half an hour and found no doctor at home. lie then decided to call an ambulance and the child was removed to a hospital and tracheotomy performed. Before the operation was completed, littl4 Annie was dead. The physicians finallp located the glass bulb in the child's nos tril, It is supposed the mother had stec ceeded in clearing the child's throat, but the child was too far gone to recover her breath and really died of strangulation. WANTED. We would like to ask, through the cotl umns of your paper, if there is any per son who has used Green's August Flowes for the cure of Indigestion, Dyspepsia and Liver Troubles that has not been cured- and we also mean their results, such as sour stomach, fermentation of food, habit ual costiveness, nervous dyspepsia, head aches, despondent feelings, sleeplessness- in fact, any trouble connected with the stomach or liver? This medicine has been sold for many years in all civilised couw tries, and we wish to correspond with you and send you one of our books free of cost. We have never known of its failing. If so, something more serious is the matter with you. Regular size, 75 cents. At ell drug' gists. G. G. Green, Woodbury, N. J. For sale by the Newbro Drug company and the J. T. Finlen Drug company. Moeet se at the firstg, . ducts in 900oo was $4,379,oo,ooo. The average value per acre of products of irri gated lands was $14.8:. At this rate the area to be reclaimed will add products worth $74o,5oo,ooo, an addition of nearly one-sixth of the life sustaining powers of the country. The number of irrigating ditches and canals in operation in the United States exceeds zo,ooo, and their combined length i. not less than So,ooo miles. If joined ,i1id to end they would reach twice around tih world. Formed into one they would .i.s titlute a navigable canal, such as the 1I. i.. to feet wide and five feet deep. ex Iti ling from San Francisco to New York, I listance of over 3,,ooo miles. I he figures of the last census show that the works required to irrigate 7.a63,a73 :I.es cost $64.a89,6oI, an average of $8.85 Ij r acre. At this rate the expenditure re ,luiu'd to reclaim the area proposed would Ie at leiast $415o,ooo.oOO. After the govern (.int has performed its part there will be I., delay by the farmers in carrying on the Nirk. While the initial expense is enor ,nuu,, it is not comparable with the value ,if the crops which will be grown on the l:aiIh reclaimed. The total cost of all the irrigation works in use in the country is Ionly three-fourths the value of the crops Ir,,lced each year on irrigated lands. BLUE AND GAY TO1 JOIN HANDS Lee, Lincoln and Davis Are to Be Toasted at New York Banquet. Yv AssOCIAl.ED raiS's. New l ork. Jan. a6.-'There will be a slg nificant meet at the Waldorf-Astoria to night when the Confederate Veterans' Camp of New York will hold its thirteenth annual banquet to which both Northerners antd Southerners have been invited. Charles Francis Adams, a former union soldier, will respond to the toast "General Robert E. I.ee,' and Col. Henry Watter son, an old confederate soldier, will re spind to the toast "Abraham Lincoln." It is even more significant to the spirit of the ocasion that the toast "Jefferson D)avis." will be responded to in this city by a Northern official, W'illiam Hepburn Russell, commissioner of public accounts. DE SHAZO SPENT TIME IN JAIL 'IN SALT LAKE Gentleman Who Made Away With Him self in Butte Bore an Unsavory Reputation Down in Utah. A letter received in this city yesterday by an official of the police department from Salt Lake contains the following about Burt I)e Shazo, the yoi.ung fellow who commnitted suicide in the county jail in this city on Thursday last: "De Slhao was well known in Salt .lake and vicinity, especially among the nificials, with whom lie has had many dealings during the past two years. Most of the time lie was in Salt Lake lie re mained in jail for larceny or robbery. lust before lie left the city a few weeks ago hie announced that lie had reformed mdll wouhl seek to keep in the straight and nlarrow path. T'he officials, at the times of his disappearance, suggested that he hadcl merely gone to a Ilew field, where his face was not familiar to every police tiicer. "l. Ib'ega:ln his career three years ago il this city. when as a boy of io he re fuled to marry a woman lie had ruined olulder promise of marriage. After serving Ss~hort term for that offense he was re bIl"sd, but w as again behind the hars hirmtly iafterwards on a charge of lar. ceny. A ftcr that he was arrested as fretluitllly as he was released from jail, always foir larceny, robbery or obtaining loley utinder false pretenses. On one ,ccasion lie stood off with a gun three pIlice officers, who were trying to arrest hint. and made good his escape. Several dlaritng robberies and hold-ups have been laid at his door, but there was no evidence to convict hint. "Ilia parents and sisters live at Bounti ful, where he was born." Dr. German THE DBNTIST, Has Resumed Practice. ll Ia2 NORTR MAIN. Six Million Dollars Spent by the U. P. R. R. Co. In improving what was originally the fittest track in the West. RESULT A comparatively straight and level roadbed ballasted with dustless Sher. man granite, rendering possible the highest rate of speed, together with the greatest degree of safety. The magnitude of the work must be seen to be appreciated. WHAT DOES IT MEAN? .olid comfort, security and pleasure to our patrons. ARE YOU GOING EAST? If so, you cannot afford to go via any other than this ROYAL HIGHWAY. Further information on application personally or by letter to H. O. WILSON, O, S. L, Butte, Montana. Atchison,Tope kas& Santa fe Ry. Co. SANTA FPB ROUTB 3 Trains Dally From Denver to Kansas City and Chi. cago. Also the direct line to Galves ton, El Paso, City of Mexico ind tbhe mining camps of New Mexie. and Ad. gone. For particulars about the RE DUCED RATES EAST thie summer apply to C. F., WARREN, General Agent, 4t5 Dooly Block Salt Lake City, Uta,. IS ESSENTIALLY the men's store of Butte-.one side of our establishment, with a separate entrancec is devoted exclusively to men's wear. Our great Discount Sale of Suits and Overcoats Marks an epoch in the clothing trade. Every man in Butte knows the character of our clothing. We neither buy nor sell "job lots" or "seconds." All our clothing is made expressly for us by the Stein Bloch Co. and Hart, Schaffner & Marx. We sell no other. This sale includes every suit and ovey coat in the store, as well as four Overcoats and Separate Trousers 25 Per Cent. Off Every Garment Special marked down prices for men's underwear, gloves and furnishings Puafahr , Preparatory to joing East, I Brilljgadly et1 for my custo mers any such article as you may Desire. I shall be pleased to djise the order careful consideration and det for you the new thinds that the market affords. R Lespectfully,, L Pfahl'. A GOOD MEAL FOR 60 CENTS It costs more to operate a dining-car than it does to run a restaurant...and yet, in Burlington diners, priecs are no higher than in a good restaurant-..and not nearly as high as in an expensive one. A good meal can be had for 6o cents and an excellent one for half as much again. On the Burlington you can depend upon getting just what you want at a price you can afford to pay. Omaha, Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, and EVERYWHERE beyond. Tickets, berths and information, at of. fces of connecting lines, or from SH. P. RUGER, Rgent, 35 East Broadway, Butte Moant. H. B. SEGUR, General Agent, Billings, Moent. The Best Friend the Northwest Ever Had "The Road That Made the Northwest Famous." LEAVES BUTTE. For St. Paul and East, daily..86 : p. m. Great Falls local, daily......p:4 a. m. ARRIVES BUTTE From St. Paul, daily...... so:: p.r. From Great Falls and Helena, daily ............... 4:4o0 p. m. FULL INFORMATION FROM City Ticket Office, No. 4z North Main street, Butte. J. 1. Dawson, General Agent. All kinds of soal and weed. OII584 OOI. 0. V4. 4 ast Broadwy. pullman, Dining and Library Car Route to SALT LAKE DENVER KANSAS CITY OMAHA CHICAGO ST. LOVIS And All Bastoer Points Short Lino To Colorado, Arizona and Mexico San franclsco, Los Angeles (Oceon or Rail.) PORTLAND And All Paclfil qoast Polnts ARRIVE. DEPART. No, p..... ( 404 p, I n. I No. I...4145 p. .I No, 7.....a :4· a.m, I a so...a 1 oe a. a Tioket OffieE 108 N. Main Street Butte, Montana. H. 0. WILSON, GENERAL AST.