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NOTED MORESNOT PRUSSIA SURRENDERS HER CLAIMS FOR SMALL CASH CON SIDERATION. GAMBLERS CAUSE TROUBLE Monte Carlo Is Established and Gilded Youth Dissipate Their J ' Patrimony. fly AS. O t'IA'illt Ii ti 1. Terlin, AugK. -.h.- .\lltcilurg. oar Neutral Mforeinot, a little neultral districtt coverinlg one and ai half s.iliare stiiles anl having a population tof tlicme 2.Son soulsll h as tc,.sedl to he, PIrussia ha inilg surrenderedi her clainl~, diatling fromi the Napoleonic periodl, to lcelgiimn, in vie.w of a tcalsh consiler;a tiun tIhat ait lprest" nt is nol t disclosed. . lallaoa ig the NalpoleonCic settlmenallla iboth iel l agium and Prussiia tclaimed \,lorts flot. They uagreed in Ia86 to let tlihe iailhhi tants rule Ithemsellsl,l and sit th i lMoret.ot has been pr.atically a repuihlic. ginv'rni'ld by an cIth ie m c mayoir anal it Collln iltllll, ltt tiltutlll.s being the cudc aof Napoleon. l'ite rrlpubllic altt allong well until a few tintllltlhs agoi, awha gail allers from lia .llge a tlllaig pavilion in l -retacnt, which wait designed toi rival Moi.te Ciarlo. A casinolai %%-: c ar ll l;lao t tealk .ai l lthe ,German andaa Illatian press containedal re poirts of the distinguished persons i r rotnding the tabiles, eIpte ially rich Molths from ( oliogne. The attention i f bath aIgovernmentsl . wias drawn to the il an maiillll s state l io thei- terri tory tand a qulick exchange olf tmliln nic a tions restlted in an algrl aent that 'ruls ila lwoul sell her claims tic Iltlgiunt. TO SETTLE THEIR TROUBLES Paper Box Makers of the Country Get Together. t1a .1 - I A. l I l I 'tfi SR. N.ew ' ork, Aug. 26i.- I I a tnovel plain of coinipromicea leadingi ilnterests in tihe United litox lo.rd anti PapeI:lr licompany andl the independenliiilt co'rrratlions itn the tlame line of busini es aret :iibouit to settle their dIilicaulties . ainu iare negotiating to unite theltr inlitelrrat in ith ai way thtat abouiit o lpitr rent of the tbox toitard output will lie consti lo datd. The plai aitis Ia ed a ). ili hl t iln t dependent on cii ntriactl s which place tihe haiidliog of the c",oinhtild propttipi s t ic hii n tiar powerl ' of a silcige corrlitraitial, 'l'here are now t oiticit iindependlc entl companies i a d. il it is ill-dlerstooiti that ltter iltians will b Ie male to take Uill thle iil amalgamatic ion iof the ix Icard andt l hteavy laier ;iimanufa;ctui ring iter lsts. CALLS AMERICA THE LEADER Lord Brassey, London Chamber of Com merce, Talks in Boston. Ith \ -i I.Attn1 P i S' :. " l st.to. 'urg. :.-- l.rd I rasey. ril untft ;utlth..'lfy. and priid t' of tile I.VOl d(on chi.:li elrr oif coiil:IIerce. \sho is here lookingg -ver the 1,iwini.s and shipping in ttr(sts., has exIpre Ced ti(e e(lirf that the Uniti d State.. s.lth htl r trentendlutus re sources, is tu liultti dly d\-tined to be a ntaval fower. lIe prediits. n\Oii~ to prsent condition=. at thast a partial di.armaiinit on the conil tinent. in France. (Ierlnlllly and Rus.sia. It is only a sue'-tio 4f time." he saidl. "when the fleets of the i'nitld Statei still ble raisedl to the first rank. Potentially the United S.tates is, cimlparatively. the grea! est naval poiter in the wirlI. Sher has the great(et res ur¢tcs n;l it is only a qiues tiun of policy with her." DR. C. G. TIEDMAN IS DEAD Dean of Buffalo Law School Passes Away. 11t' As iiiIA.i li i'R1 t New York. Aug. 2,.- I)r. th'liist lh.r I. Tir ianII. It11an f the Iltlfalo law schiol, is di a il at hoI ,ii al i il this city froim a surgical operation. l1e was ornr at (harleston, S. C.. July 26, I867. land sats Iprofesor of law in the lUniversity of .MI.sou.ri for to years. For six ysars he held the position at New '.kk univilsit-y. )r. T" ieilnain wn i the author of a tiitn - her of hoks and paplers on legal topic,. DAUGHTERS GET A FORTUNE IWill of the Late Alice Skae Is Filed in San Francisco. InV ASSi IA'I ID I'II Ss. San Francisco. Aug. 6.,-An authenti cated copIy of the will of the late Alice Skae, who died rec.ently in New York, has been filed in that state. 1Her estate is worth $noo.ono. It is placed with a New York trust comn pany in trust for Alice Skae, her daugh ter, who is the chief legatee. Jeanette Skae Temple and Mary Skae, both of Canada, are left $no,0,oo each. CLEVELAND BABY IS NAMED Boy Is Called Francis Grover by Brothers and Sisters. nY ASOiI' IA' ED IRISRS. New York, Aug. 26.-Th. e haby boy re cently horn to Mrs. Grover Cleveland at Buzzard's Bay, Mass.. has been christened Francis Grover Cleveland, a name selected by the other children, after their father and mother. --IS TH, TIME Pay $25.00 Down Balance $10 Month GET ONE OF THOSE LOTS IN THE McQueen Addition Opposite new smelter building. Steel work now being erected. City water. This Is the, THE THOMPSON CO Place... IS West Broadway, Butte, Mont. DEATH IN SIORM ALONG THE COAST SEVERAL PERSONS LOSE THEIR LIVES IN DISTURBANCE AT SANDY HOOK. MANY BOATS ARE DAMAGED Reliance and the Shamrock Have Narrow Escape From Injury. flY .4,'ho A I· I PHI !'S, New Yolk, Aug. .6. t northwest wind and electrical sturmt struck Sandy Hook shortly after 5; o'clok last Right and the Shamr,,ck aoil Reliance and a tlret of half a ditn rof fine yau htbt, including the Erin, (', ()liver Iselin's Smuieamt and Ilerres hull's Roaecr, were it ,r, it dlager for a time. 'I he yncht Iiurek.,. hlt.aking frmn her amechrage, was luwn violently a;uitist a Ciol sc.:iw anld ca;riledi th scow before it. It scenied for a tilme that the two boats Waitul crash into the Shamrock, which lay almoist in the path of the gale, not a hun drcl yards awa;Y'. lThe Rclivaw'r lay in a iposition more out of idanger. The mi ,rings of the Shani rock aoil Relianiie hell fat. though the indl bhlew their bow' around into the face of the gale violently, and Ltugged hard at their calles. Sir 'I'holmas .ipton left the Erin befIure the storm broke andI. with I lonel Smith, i'olonel trIhanik and ('ulottel Stewart, c~ut.tuaider oI Fort Ilatciceck, viewed the hlu, in the hay. a.xiusisly from the comn niauil rs utarters on Sandy Hook. I.ilhtning la-li-ul from the inky black sky iaIl the wind clame like a cyclonic blast. \\Wather ,observers here aidl the wilnd reached a velocity of nearly 4. knots. Thel s n, .talm all day, was btiling furiously in lues than live minutes after the suluall struck. ln hIlf an hiour after the stoirm broke itt itsl fury the coilds c'le-rcl away from a sky brilliantly ilhlu inated by the setting stun and the wind died out as rapidly as it hadi cute up. It lift a tunlulttlolus sea, bre: kcers dashing higih all about Sandly Iliok. li tuhe gale. two wo.uc. l.st their lives in Jam;,ica bay. I lhey were Mrs. John )IIhIn and her sister, .Miss agna M. Ras Iunits.n of BIrooklyll. Tlhey went sailing in a catalltl with Mr. Iliolht and the Iboat was iupset about half a mile off shore. Ihulm was picked up bly a -auliuat. Ilhe two womaen were taken from the water by ; Ilp:rty ill a steattI lutnllhi. but tiI y diedl I'ttli.itl regaining cirllcluiiusiuess. Iturint the height of the storm a huge derrick ni the ICentral railroad of ,ew .Iersey bridge across New at frtm Ita )yonate t I':lir:hleth, was sweplt fromt its suppotrts into the water, carrying with it a utlllllu:t r of it krn. ll. Four of the ien were driowneodand several badly injured. OLD TROUBLE IS REOPENED Attempt Is Made to Secure for the Poles Representation in Hierarchy. flY ANSS..o 1111 i ,n AS,'. Xew York. Atul. .h.-- I)locllnllts have 1,en r.ceit. d here from William J. I). t'tc,ke. private chamtieilirlailn to P'ope Pius X., relatiiing to the endeavors that are he inig iiaile to seitt'ri for the Polish popula tion ini the I nitedl States a repriesenltation (of their inatiionality ini the Ameiirican heir rcihy, Ihis action opens agaii the controivrsy which c;laed so mt. h h friction in iq00. ccllCnllinll the Italian;s. Slovacs, Litho i.insi and Itohliiiu ial rplresenutat ilon I haitierlaiin ( r.kle ays the presenlce in IRiile of the Rev. \VWeniiceslauis Kruissicka, rector of St. Velinla+us. at Ripon. \Vis., deputy of the I'atholic Polislh coiinigress of the UInited States, is to olbtain for the (athhlic Toles this rlpresentrtion. ' hte applicaints. it is statedI. urge the ap pointiient of Polish hishihtl., though they oul it ,e istlicd for the time eing with vicar generails. "(it of I cardiiiins concernedl, these lldeputi' hlave seen i1," thll( cotlllluniclatitll saysi. "andl thy ihave been welcomed and gratiied with subtaitinial agreementt in cacti case aild the mlatter will inileidiately hr tiake uill by the lew Upe," COMPLAINT IS MADE OF PAPER Sheet Published at Barre, Vt., Declared to Be Anarchistic. lCY AS4 la IAll II 'll SI , Montpelier, Vt., Aug. 26.-A. A. Adc, actiing secretary of state, has formally comllllainedl to (;lGovernor Mc('ullough of the reulutioinary andll alarchlitic character of a paper published in foreign language at Harre. The gvil.erlnor hals turiild tle matter over to State's Attoriiney lailey with instruc tiolns to inlvestigate the mai;ter thoroughly andt if the laws justify such action to sup press the lsheet. 'T'here are many anarchists in Barre, most of theli of the miltl sort. EXCURSION, SALT LAKE AND OGDEN September 12 and 13. $15.00-ROUND TRIP-$15.00 Positively last I'tahi excursionr, of the season will leave BIutte via O(regon Short Line above dates. Tickets limited for return Septemlber a3. Special attraction the National Irrigation ('ongress, which meets at Ogden September Is and iS, and tie famonusi resorts of tile Mormon capital. IReserve berths now. Oregon Short Iine ticket office, 1os North Mlain street, Iutte, Montana. II. O. \Vilson, general agent. CLANCY DECLARES HE IS TOO BUSY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE REFUSES TO TAKE UP THE MINNIE HEALY INJUNCTION. HITS AT LAWYERS IN CASE Restraining Order Is Continued and the Hearing Goes Over for a Time. Judge (Clany declined to take up thein. junction proceeclding in the Minnie Hely case, which had been brought by the ie toni & Montana company and which was set for a hearing in his court yesterday afternoon. When Attorney Kelley for the flostoa & Montana colmpany called the court's atmn tion to the fact that the case had been set for a hearing, Judlge Clancy replied: "I don't want to say you lawyers are trying to pester and devil me, but I've lot too much to do. No, air; I won't hear you. There are three judges in this court, and I got a lot of business every day and this Nipper case to attend to." The restraining order in the case was continued in force, and the hearing went over. The clerk of the court then called Judge (:lancy's attention to the fact tLt the hearing on the question of issalun.n in junction and an order for a rece r, in the two suits btrought against the I.ton & Montana company by John Ms lints, had also been set for that day. The judge also denied to take them up, and his court was adjourned to Saturday. It is possil,le both matters will receive attention on that day. ASKS MONEY FROM CITY Mrs. Ellen Rombaugh Claims Damages by Reason of Negligence. Because the high water caused by a cloud burst damaged her residence, ea2j \Vest Woolman street, Mrs. Ellen Rorn. bough has filed a claim with the city clerk asking for $32o. She claims that on the afternoon of June 25 last, there was a small cloud htlast at the head of the gulch at the base of the Big Ilutte which sent a torrent down the gulch and past her house, flooding the cel lar. ,Negligence on the part of the city in not having a proper storm sewer is alleged. The itemized account of her damages follows: Carpet, Sau; provisions, $2o; bedding, $ 5; vault, $18; fences, $8.63; coal and wood, $8.So; wall paper, $S ..l ; house, $12.85; three clays' cleaning sad renovating. $6. IN MEMORY OF J. W. COTTER Knights of Columbus to Hold Memorial Services Sunday. Ilutte council, No. 668, Knights of - lumbus, will hold memorial services Siun day night at the Elks' hall in honor of the mn;mory of the late J. W. Cotter. $ , A requlem mass for the repose of *e soul of Mr. Cotter will also be celebraegd at St. Patrick's church at 8 o'clock Thurs day morning. The memorial services include the fol lowing parts; Evening, "Lead Kindly I.ight," quartet of Jack Thomas, R. Hobbs, S. Coup ,and C. F:. Sully; roll call; address by grand knight; "Mourning Zephrys," l.ouise MacPherson; remarks by John H. Curtis; "The Vacant Chair," by quartet; oration by C. :. Kelley; "Nearer, My God, to Thee," by quartet; chorus by members. GREAT LINE OF STEAMERS Boats Will Run Between Florida and European Ports. BY ASFOCIATED PRESS. l.ouisville, Ky., Aug. 26.-Within 3o days a line of steamers will be established by the Iouisville & Nashville between 'Pensacola, Fla.,, and the most important parts of Southern Europe. The arrangements for the line were concluded with the Austro-American steamship line. The ships which will be used in the service are all new. The l.ouisville & Nashville road has for several years been engaged in business to the Mediterranean and Adriatic sea ports. lHeretofore the service between those ports and Pensacola has been uncertain. My boy, when 4 years old, was taken with colic and cramps in his stomach. I sent for the doctor and he injected mor phine, but the child kept getting worse. I then gave him half a teaspoonful of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar rhoea Remedy, and in half an hour he was sleeping and soon recovered.-F. L. Wilkins, Shell Lake, Wis. Mr. Wilkins is bookkeeper for the Shell Lake Lumber Co. For sale by Paxson & Rockefeller, Newbro D)rug Co., Christie & Leys, New ton Bros. WANTS TO SELL PROPERTY Executor of T. F. Courtney Estate Appeals to the Court. Dennis C. C'ourtney, executor of the estate of T. F. Courtney, deceased, has petitioned the district court for an order to sell all the property of the estate. The property was listed in the inventory at $39.950o, of which $17,673 is bad debts and $20o,-77 is of value. The estate is insolvent, it Is alleged, the debts being $31,71o, on which a dividend of 40 per cent has beenl paid, leaving a balance of $19,028. There is in the hands of the executor to meet this balance only $8.434, ANOTHER CHANCE FOR LIFE Slayer Sentenced to Die on Gallows Is Granted a Stay. BY AS.OCIATED PRFsBs, Eastman, Ga., Aug. 26.-Robert Caw thorn, who was sentenced to die on the gallows, will have another lease of life. IIis counsel succeeded in completing the bill of exceptions and presented it to the supreme court within the time lilmit, whereupon it was certified by Judge Robert and will act as a supersedas. Cawthorn was convicted of killing Richard Tucker, a farmer, by poison, Pleased With Washington. The Spokane Chronicle of Monday says: State Bank Examiner William Hudnall of Montana is spending the day in the city. This is Mr. Hudnall's first visit to Wash ington, and he expresses himself as pleased with the appearance of thrift and growth id Spokane. He leaves tonight for Helena, L LNDE R'S Last Week of the SP[CIAL OfrIRINGS Still a Splendid Array of Good Things at Under Prices If you neglect buying this week you'll have to wait until January or February to get so much or so good for your money. Probably enough pieces at under prices to last the week out but not any more till then. The littlest prices you've ever known for your good furniture and carpets. For this week we are safe in saying, "you can still buy furniture and carpets for every part of the home at half to two-thirds" and on little payments if you prefer. This setting-to-right all over the store is the price we pay Just to be able to say next month "every article in the store is new this fall." It's mutually advantageous transaction to you and to us. But this store won its position by doing things thoroughly best. Polding Bed The New Offlee Desks $2.75 Pull Size Iron Bed A regular $4.00 bedstead, white enam- The new stock of Office Desks has just eled, strong and durable. Here are also he new tock of Office De h ut Mantel Poldig Beds. some of the good bargains in finer beds. been placed on sale and we think -you'll Upright Folding Beds. $3.50 reduced from "4.50 Big bargains in every agree with us that the values are the best grade. Forty patterns to se- 50 reduced fom 5.50agree with us that the values are the best lect from. Here are four $5.50 reduced from $1.50 in town. Lots of new features and con prices. $S.50 reduced from =12.00 129.00 from $16.50 $10.00 edaed frea $15.00 veniences. 36.00 from 90.00 $19.50 reduced frm $18.0 22.00 from $28.00 .32.50.r'"ced $15 to $75 25.00 from s5.00 0 15.50 reduced from . O3.00 Portieres at Exactly Half Price More big bargain surprises in this big carpet department. The carpet and rug bargains are here as usual and also the greatest bargains we've ever known in Portieres. New, elegant styles, a profusion of patterns running in all grades. $2.50 from 1,.50 pair Arablan pattern $3.50 from $5.00 pair tapestry fringed on both ends $6.50 from $13.00 pair silk face, rich two toned effects $10.50 from $20.00 pair, rose pink with silk corded edges, raised flowers O-U"UCH VER!S $4.50 from $9.00 Bagdad, I $3.,5 from $7.50 Egyptian. I Smyrna earth Rugs, the very elso 6x139 Inches. S1ie 46x16 lanhes. best made, now ,3.95. $1.95 Velvet Carpet, now ................... $1.00 922.00 Brussells Reoom Rugs, 9x19 ft.... $IT.50 $1.35 Velvet earpet, now ....................1.10 1355.00 Axminster Room Rugs, Q9x1 ft...$25.00 The savings average a fourth to a third on Floor Coverings of all kinds. Only twenty-one couches at reduced prices, but they are values worth coming a long way to secure. $6.50 for $10.00 Couches $10.25 for $13.50 Couches Our rclining gocarts are the best in i.lar - Pifty Rockers the land. You will say so, too, after Similar to illustration. High back 5 for $15. Couces you have examined them, if you know and arms, cobblcr seat, carved back . O .how to judge value. Every price you panel. $22.25 grades for $1.45. Lots want fro $7. to $40. One like cut, 2of othe patterns a*.25 Rocke. 15. o hs with adjustable culhions and green I.00 for 7.50 Rockers enameled gearing, patent foot brake 1 .5 or .50 Rockr. $20s0 for $2500 Conches and rubber-tired wheele. 310.50 for 15.00 Rockers v.U UU Special for this week.... 16..00 TO SAVE ANIMALS FROM SUFFERING BERLIN SOCIETY STRIVING FOR AN INTERNATIONAL AGREE MENT. DETAILED PLAN IS PRESENTED Public Will Be Asked to Co-operate With Humanitarians in the Noble Work. SY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Berlin, Aug. a6.-The Berlin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is taking the initiative in attempting to bring about an international understanding on the subject of cruelty to animals and birds in Italy and aims to secure the sup port of Italian societica and with the co operation of the Italian government. The plan is as follows: Conspicuous tin signs will be placed on the railroad cars asking travelers to aid in suppressing fearful cruelty to animals and birds in Italy by complaining to the mayor or other officials of the place where the acts of cruelty occur. An illustrated circular will also be dis tributed among the travelers explaining the facts as they exist, and the travelers will be requested to aid in the movement by refusing to eat song birds at the hotels and boarding houses, by refusing to buy song birds for children, by looking under the saddles of horses and mules for wounds ,before renting such animals and by refusing to give tips to drivers who abuse their animals. The Berlin society will ask the kindred organizations in Europe and America to cooper` t with it in this work. The Northern Pacific railway now offer a reward of two thousand five hundred dollars ($a,soo.oo) in place of one thousand dollars ($s,ooo.o) for informnrion leading up to the arrest and conviction of parties implicated in the work of dynamiting bridge at Livingston. E. G. PIERSON, A. G. S. EXCURSION TO IDAHO. September I and IS, the Oregon Short LIne will sell round-trip tickets, Butts to sll stations -Shoshone, Idaho, to Huntington, Oregon, including Boise, at one fare for the round trip. Good returning tS days from date of sale. Stopovers in both directions. Her. Is an opportunity to visit the beautiful valley of the Snake river, the fruit and agricultural district of Idaho. For rates call on or address the Short Line city ticket office, sos North Main street, Butte, Montana. 1. I. O. Wilson, general agent. Week Ending Excursions via the Great Northern Railway. Round trip Basin or Boulder, good going Saturday or Sunday, returning until Monday ... ..... ................ ..... .... , Round trip Basin or Boulder, good going . and returning on Sunday........ ..... . Alhambra and return, good going Saturday or Sunday, returning Mondayn............ s,1 Ticket office, 4s North Matn street, Butte, W. R. Meech, C. P. & T. A. Park county offers a reward of five hundred dollars for the arrest and conviction of party or parties dynamiting bridge just east of Liv. Ingstoo, Sunday, August it BEACH IS STREWN WITH DEAD BODIES GREAT STORM SWEEPS OVER POR TION OF CHINA, KILLING MANY PERSONS. BUILDINGS ARE WASHED AWAY, Torrents of Water Pour Down on the Towns, Doing Great Damage to Everything, BY ASSOCIATED PRFESS, Victoria, B. C,, Aug. 26.-According to mail advices front Shanghai 750 lives were lost in the Chee Foo. After a thunderstorm, with heavy rain, a cloudburst occurred and torrents of water poured down on the town, rushing sea. ward, and barrying houses, buildings, trees and people before it. Stores and warehouses were flooded by the sudden flood and the property loss will reach millions. The water swept with such force as to sweep 4o0 tons of coal into the sea, The beach was strewn with wreckage and dead and presented an awful sight. More than 300 Chinese are known to be dead at Che Foo alone, No foreigners are known to have been drowneid, but a sailor from the U. S. S. New Orleans had a nairow escape.