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TUECSI)AY, (T "'()11)( 6. .,U.
It has been sugngested that delay in the
punishment of tile wretch convicted of
the bestial killing of a popular boy in
Ravalli county would not be tolerated by
the people of that vicinity without detnoit
stration of public indignation which might
find expression in anticipation of justice
tinder the law.
An appeal has been taken to the supreme
court, which serves to stay the executioni
until the work of the trial court has
been reviewed and confirmed. The action
is in due process of law and an exercise
of a legal right of the condemned criminal.
It is hoped and believed that the people
of Ravalli county, who have conducted
themselves as becomes law-abiding citi
zens under the strongest imaginable provo
cation to disregard their own obliga
tions as well as the rights of the guilty
tperson under the law, will continue to
deserve the high opinion of their character
and self control which they earned
throughout the state when the wretch was
captured and identified. Without knowing
the reasons upon which the appeal is
based, it is proper to say that there is no
cause for any apprehension that the
_higher court will permit justice to Ibe
defeated through mere technical argu
mnents in such a case. A denial of jus
tice, even to the most loathsome of crim
inals, by the ministers of the law in re
sponse to a popular demand for 'hasty
punishment would be more to be deplored
than even mob violence.
The enormity of the crime goes with
umost force to the friends and acquaint
ances of the victim, but society generally
and everywhere is equally concerned with
them to know that such crimes will be
certainly and fitly punished. The people
of Ravalli county have no cause to fear
that the sherfT will permit the convicted
sman to escape jail, or that the judicial
olficers of the state will allow hint to
escape justice.
After adopting a platform carefully
fratled to invite support front the voters
in and about Bloston who have been at
tracted by socialist theories, the Massa
chusetts democracy placed at the head of
its ticket one Colonel Gaston, whose po
litical mnanners, as well as his name, in
dicate devotion to the extreme in polite
ness. Colonel Gaston has been particu
larly effusive in his assurances of distin
guished consideration and regard for the
socialist leaders and in furnishing evi
dence of his approval of the things they
are supposed to favor.
The socialists have held their conven
tion. Their platform declares that the
democrats are no better than repulblicans
from the socialistic standpoint, and the
overtures of Colonel Gaston were met by
the chairman of the socialist convention
in his opening address with the announce
wnent that "When we go into the campaign
this year it will not Ie a question of 'After
you, my Dear Gaston,' but 'After us, my
Dear Gaston.' "
And the Dear Gaston of the Massachu
Sctts democracy is looking for some po
litical party which contains a good mtan
qualified to take the part of Alphonse
without forgetting his lines or the ameni
ties due between prominent citizens when
they meet in public.
In a Milwaukee paper under a St. Paul
;date we find the following: "The North
Coast limited train of the Northertn Pa
cific road narrowly escaped being blown
to atoms by a gallon of nitroglycerine
found on the track six miles east of Butte,
The attempts to wreck railway trains
in this state have been plenty and bad
enough without exaggeration or invention.
It ought to reassure the readers of Mil
'waukee papers to learn that the can of
liquid which the representatives of the
morning papers described as nitroglycerine
was nothing more dangerous than stale
beer. The detectives, nor yet the morn
ing papers, have discovered how a gallon
of beer happened to become stale within
six miles of Butte, but the probable theory
is that the weary Willie exhausted his
strenuosity prior to the successful con
*Wnnation of the rushing of the can.
Even if he had. been correct in fact,
the St. Paul fiction writer would have
erred jn the conclusion upon which his
tale tdepended for thrilling effect. Un
less the most advanced scientists are en
tirely wrong it was nonsense for him to
assumo that the train would have been
blown to atoitms. The discoverer of radiut
is ready to demonstrate to anybody who
will furnish the radium that the long
accepted theory with respect to atoms
has been exploded more successfully than
the dynamite whicr has been used in
wicked efforts to wreck trains in the
Western country. Unless he is mistaken,
the atom in its final scientific analysis of
recent years does not exist at all, but con
tinues to radiate and disintegrate till it
reaches that infinitesimal quantity incom
prehensible even in the imagination of a
St. Paul news fakir. It is manifestly al
surd to say that a train would hIe blown
into an impossible, because non-existent,
state of existence.
The reputation and influence of the
press depends upon the accuracy of the
information and the dependable reasroning
which it conveys to the public. We pro
test against the flagrant injustice imposed
upon iboth stale beer and science by the
reckless St. Paul correspondents.
Reports from the sta:lte capital show that
the advance agents of the state fair have
not exaggerated ini poirtraying the extent
and excellence of the exhibits. The coln
fusion and incomplleteness of arrangement
on the opening day are incidents of the
inauguration of state fairs and exposi
tions everywhere. Almost as much may
lie said regarding the untfavorable weather
coinitions this year. The skies have
cleared, antd while there is no danger of
suffering fromt the heat the proslpects are
that visitors will not find the atmosphiere
uncomfortably cool itn the early October
The displays in all classes of the widely
diversilied product., of the state are de
scrihed as first-class. Even the first day
races were close and exciting. Fair
weather has ciiie. Itutte and Anaconlda
will give the management a surely profitable
day and an allppreciative crowd onl Tl'urs
day, andl Ilenlea aln the remainder of
the state should do the rest to insure the
initiatory success essential to the future
importance and magnitude to which all
hope that the Montana state fair will
\While ling Edward is somewhat ad
van;ced in years and weather-worn in a
way, evidently lie desires to have younger
and more anlmbitiouns rulers understand that
he can do the strenluous pace for any
mere cabinet crisis.
The cowardly work of the mtlurderotus
train wreckers ought to ie beneathl a self
respectitig highwayman. A plot which
owes its strength to the possibility that
it may result in a wholesale killing of
wolmen and children, as an auxiliary to
extortion, belongs to the days when sav
ages knew no better.
Tainmany's participation in the fusion
movement is not generally regarded as
designed exclusively for reform purposes.
The weather man, like many others,
is a trifle slow about gttting his exhibit.
in lisitioii for the .1li'tana State fair,
but it is gainiui to lie very line hereafter.
\\'hen he returnis frot his study of the
siciological conditions of Europe, dnlubt
less Mr. Bryan will be prepared to solve
our emigration piroblem withutt peucil
and paper.
The American -born an:archist has not
yet arrived.
Mr. Kipling's new volume of poetls in
dicates that he found little inispiration in
the Boer war. which might lie taken to il
dlicate that lie is more loyal to the nluse
than to the crown.
Co:lonel \Vatterson could not lie any
tiore strenuous in onIosilion to the
'anallla canal scheme if it was purposetl
to conntect the oceans solely to increase
the water supply.
Another Chicago university professor
thinks he has discovered the genii of a
war between the United States and Ger
many, but it may be only an auxiliary
boost for the giant-food boom.
The editors who think the l'resident
of the Uiiited States should not have
secret service imen around might have had
some very exciting news yesterday if their
ideas had bIeen acted upon. Fortunately
the chief executive is protected to the
fullest extent possible against both the
imbeciles and the violently insane.
If Richard Olney, Jr., should happen to
run ahead of his ticket in Massachusetts,
we suppose Mr. Bryan would take it as
an indication that lie is an exceptionally
popular young man.
Martha Moore Avery challenges the so
cialist party to a discussion of the ques
tion as to socialism's relation to atheism
and free love, There may be an undue
intimacy, but Martha is mistaken in the
belief that socialism is founded on these.
Socialism is built up on the socialist
leaders' carefully cultivated antipathy to
working for a living.
It is rumored in the neighborhood of
some of the larger colleges that the brutal
and dangerous hazing of freshmen stu
dents by the sophomores may be brought
to the attention of the faculty and made
the subject of a lecture at some future
convocation of the student body.
While the Hon. Tom Johnson's arraign
ment of the opposition is very shocking,
evidently the Ohio farmers prefer the old
method of putting the corn in shock,
If only to compare the agricultural
products of the state with those grown In
Idaho, we believe Mayor Mullins ought to
spend a day or two at the Helena fair.
Political Capital Against Roosevelt Net
Found in the Miller Case.
['Detroit Free Press,]
In refusing to recede from his position
in the Miller case, Mr. Roosevelt has given
new assurances that he is the president
of all the people and not the president of
a class of the people. The unions may
bluster as Wall street blustered, and they
may threaten as Wall street threatened;
liut Mr. Roosevelt will not Ire b4dged front
the position he has taken, and as long at
he remains in tile White llouse the execr
tive department of the federal government
will not become a tail to the \Vall street
kite or the trades union kite.
Now that the dispute has ended in the
only way it possibly could end without
an abject and unthinkable surrender on
the part of the president, perhaps we shall
have some light oil the mystery of why
the unions raised the issue. They knew
the law in the case, and they must have
tulverstood that legally they did not have
a leg to stand on. 'Ihey must have known
Theodore Roosevelt. too. There is no ex
cusme for even a walking delegate's being
ignorant of the president's character. It
was as plail as the Washington monu
ment that Theodore Roosevelt would sdr
render to nobody on that issue. Whalt
was it, then, that the labor leaders did not
know when they threw down the gauntlet?
The temper of the American people, per
The charge has hbeen made with more or
less circumistantial detail that partisan
politics was at the bottom of the case.
Mr. Roosevclt's personal and political
enemies incited the Washington unions,
it is said, to make an issue on Miller.
They thought that if the president stood
firi, thie labor unions of the country
cmiull be turned against himt, and his de
feat would lie encompassed. If lie yield
ed, he could be defeated by the conserva
tive vote on the issue of his subserviency
to organized labor. Many trades unions
lent themAclves to this cat's paw game, in
the belief that the president could be
stampeded. They soon learned of their
double error. The president did not yield,
and public sentiment rallied instantly to
his support. The more intelligent ele
ments in organized labor were quick to
perceive that a blunder had been made,
and that in trying to fight the president
the unions were fighting the United States.
But the damage had bleen done. and on
gnnir.ed labor as a whole must bear ttfb
consequences. Whatever political capital
has been manufactured out of the inci
dent belongs to Theodore Roosevelt, and
this kind of political capital can always
be made by a chief executive who reso
lutely enforces the laws of the United
States and truckles to nobody.
The "We" That Wins.
f Success.]
A youtlg man employed in a responsible
position by a great corporation was re
celntly discharged to make room for an.
other. Surprised and mortifiedl. he sought
an explanation from the manager of his
department. "Will you kindly tell me why
you do not want mie any longer?" he
"Certainly," was the reply; "it is be
cause you always said 'you' instead of
'we.' "
"What do you mean?"
"I mean just that I You never said
'W\e' should do so and so; or 'We' ought
to follow out such-and-such a policy. It
was always 'You' inl referring to this com
pany, of which you were a part. In spcqk
ing to a fellow-elploye about our business
you would say 'l'hey' (mteaning this coun
pany) instead of '\\e.' Tl'his lack of live
i'prsonal interest ill the success of the con
cern was expressed in your actions no lest
than by your words. I should advise you
to seek emllployment with isome comnlpan:y to
which you call refer as '\\'.'
A ctiunon criticism of an ambitious
young mant is: "He acts as ii lie owned
the con:erun. and he's only a clerk." It
is the young man who works as if he di-!
own tile concern who often becomes the
owner ill time.
"We're going to pay a dividend of $io,
moo next month," proudly remarked all of
lice boy to a waiting visitor in tile recep
tion room of a railway president. That
Ib,,y's salary is $5 a week. lie is on tile
right track. But it is necessary to think
We and act We every hour of every day,
as will as to say \We. We means Us,
union, solidity, co-operative enthusiasm.
You mieanu the other fellows. It's the We
that wins!
An Easy Way Out of It.
I Arapaho Bee.]
Now. see here', Joe; be reasonable be
fore you condemn all tile postumasters inl
tile country because your letters do not
reach their destination. Listen to a scien
tific fact. It is this: Experiments have
proved that alcohol destroys the adhesivp
properties of the mtucilage used on stamps.
Get your wife to lick the stampns and you
will have no further trouble about your
letters being held for postage.
Distinction and Difference.
[Cleveland Plain Dealer.]
"Did you notice that Postmaster Gen
eral Payne says that Senator Alice of
Delaware is just as much of a senator as
Senator Hoar of Massachusetts?"
"Perhaps so; but he's very far from
being Alice samee."
Oh! ships that sail down from the glacial
With your burdens of shimmering gold.
\V'hat spectres of Death in the pitiless waste
Ride low in your shivering hold?
\\'hat triumphs of those who have wrestled
with Death
Can o'el-balance the burden of woe
For the hearts that are still on the frozen
And the bones that are covered with snow?
For the veins that are chilled and the eyes that
T'hrough the wreath of a Boreal shroud.
Where the elements shriek and the ragged rocks
In the bond of tile lowering cloud?
Oh! an army of dead swell a requiem weird
In tile tempests that are still on the frozen
And the bones that are covered with snowl
Oh! pastoral peace of the patriarchs old,
When the husbandman tended his sheep,
Nor dreamed a wild, feverish dream of the
Al he lay in his steading asleep!
Nor heard in his sleep the seductive refrain
Of the Siren that sings from the floe
To the hearts that are still on the fro~bt
And the bones that are covered with snowi]
Oh, pastoral peacet when his humble hearth
Was enough for the son of his toil,
Oh, curse of the years! that is blighting utr
With a breath of the tempests that blow
O'er the hearts that are still on the Irosena
And the bones that are covered with snow!
-Lowell Otas Reese, in the San Francisco
,Expent Weather Opinion.
Sayso-What do you think of this
weather, Colonel?
Colonel Term See-Well, suh, if I was
cimnlelled to drink watah, suh, my lan
!:a;nge would not do for a Sunday school
Excessive Punishment.
J.ldgc-Ins there any reason why sen
ten.ce should not be pronounced upon you?
l'risoner-Yes, your honor. If locked
lip there is no earthly chance to escape
fromt females with bouquets, and I detest
Why He Changed.
Amtonag the unique characters of Ash
ville. N. C., is Uncle Nelse Bailey, an
ag;", darkey, who for years has enter
tained hangers-on about the public square
with the harangue on politics. Rain or
slhine, L'ncle Nelse never disappointed his
auditors, and his especial delight was to
;trguec with the negroes. Uncle Nelse was
a staunch republican, but one day he
riltarged his politics.
It all came about through his fondness
for other people's woodpiles.
L:(cle Nelse occupied a small cabin on
the outskirts of town, and did odd jobs for
a living. His route home led by the resi
dlince of Col. Virgil Lusk, a leading re
publican politician, of whom Uncle Nelse
was an ardent admirer and staunch sup.
'IThe colonel's woodpile had a special at
tt.iction for Uncle Nelse, and it was not
lng before Mr. L.usk's attention was
drawn to the fact that his wood was disap
I'aring more rapidly than his household
ileds warranted. He set about one day to
discover the cause, and it was this that
cha;tcd the current of events in Uncle
Nclkc's life. The colonel took a few
stirks of wood and loaded them with gun
powder and laid them near the path in
easy reach of any prowler that might hap
pen along. Uncle Nelse came home as
t.nual and anyone watching might have
,,en a stick of the colonel's wood on his
(on arriving home he lighted a fire and
ciated himself with his banjo to while
:,way a few moments. He had not been
thus occupied long when there was an ex
plosion and Uncle Nelse was sent flying to
the hack end of the cabin.
F lie was late next morning in arriving at
hiw favorite stand on the public square
and everyone wondered what had become
of him. Finally he hove in sight, and the
lpectacle he presented was something to
,a:lrvel at. He was walking with one
crutch and a cane, and his head was tied
up in an old bandanna handkerchief. He
a:ls a mass of bandages from head to foot
and looked as if lie had been through a
"What's de matter, Une' Nelse." inl
iqircd a darkey standing near; "bin
iunnted ober by er street-kyar?"
"Yo' clear outen hyar. yo' goodfernufiEn'
midnlight of er publikin' nigger; ah doan
'low no publikin ter argercate wiff me no
mt,': ah's er dimnmycrack hyarter, an' ah
tltan kcer who knows it. De publikin
pahty is de dad-limadest aggervation of
ptssons dat riz up sense de wah, an' alh's
gwine ter buss hit up ef hit takes dem
two shoats ah got ter home ant' mah banger
ter do hit. Heah me twakin'; ah's gwine
huss dew hole shebang up ter kindlin'
wood. Dat all is, salt."
"\Wh'ly yesterday you were one of the
Iwst republicans in the state, Uncle Nelse,"
remarked a bystander, "are you going to
"Ah's gone an' done it, sah: and ah
hopes de de debbil will git dis black hide o'
mine. asit ethber vote an' 'lect de pub
likin pahty ergin. Dat's de gorspel trufe,
ian' ah's gwine ter 'lect de demamycrack
pres''dent an' run de whole dadburned
puhlickin pahty outen de state."
"What's wrong?"
"\Well alh's gwinter tell yo'. Fer nigh
nit er hundred yeahs ah been de man
whitt 'lected de publikins. De Isossmuan of
d I pahty. Colonel l.uss knows it. 'kase he's
hearn me stan' on dis cohner an' 'splain
id biccpts an' de poultices uf de pahty
an' argercate wif demn niggers an' git dey
votes. An' de fust man ter fetch clamity
on mah haiid wuz dat man. Yas, salt;
lih's de lust man dat etbber pestered me.
"l.ass night all passed his house an'
tuck tilup er little han'ful uf wood ter
wahm muah banger haid, an' wuz er settin'
dar by dtie fia, when all dat debilish mess
bIsecld up an' flung me clar ter de back ui
de cabin, an kicked me in de haid ant'
dared nme ter git up often de floh. Ah's
,got le misery in mtah haid turrible, an'
itah laigs is moss paralleled so's dey haint'
i.t tn feclin' in den. Ef ah hadn' had
tr hokus-pokus chain dat er congerer gin
ie. ah'd gin kilted sho'. Dat wuz de
uineryest iuss dat enny white man ebber
piut up ot er culled gemman uf mah coan
i,,tbunction, an' hyarter ah's swine ter
'Ict de demmnaycrack pahty wiff nmah vote
ac' ahl doan keer who resputes mah woid
crhout it, nuther. Enany man dat'll put
piwder in er stick uf wood ter buss up er
,le diigger laik ime, ain' no frien' ter de
culludl poplashlion. De fust nigger dat
cl hie's er pullikin, ah gwiac ter break
his haid wiYff dis crutches. Clear outen
hyar. yo' good-fer-nuthln' cotrabands,
:III' let de denmiycrack pahty git in dat
sunshline. Ah's spoke de word-t'ankee,
his: ebery little bit heps ter 'lect de
,leiutiycrack pahty, an' ah's it."
From that day until Uncle Nelse died,
which was quite recently, he remained a
Ieinocrat, and wlhen that party lost a fight,
tiunicipal, state of natnonal, he explained
it Iby saying: "Ah, waz too pohlly ter git
,ut an' vote, an' dat's why dey loss."
(Of the fiends one will meet as lie strolls on
the street
That fills a poor heart with dismay,
There is none quite so vexing or half so per.
As the man who turns out the wrong way.
lie will saunter along thro' the street's surging
lIe it morning or noonday, or night:
You cannot escape from this species of ape,
For he never turns out to the right.
Credit Too Good.
[Somerville Journal.]
Lawyer-What was the thing that led to
your financial downfall? You seemed to
be doing a good business.
Bankrupt-I was. But one day I started
out to see if I could borrow some money.
I found it so easy that I kept on borrow
An Epoch
[Pittsburg Dispatch.]
"Flow old are you?" the school teacher
'asked the new student,
"Six years old," lisped the little one,
"When were you six?" asked the
"The day our hired girl came," said the
little one, conclusively.
ParPtioulas Deomanded.
[Yonkers Statesman.]
Blonde Girl-I want some rice; let me
see, how much do I want?
Green Grocer-Wedding or pudding?
D., A. C. Floweree of Helena arrived in
Butte this afternoon from the capital.
Mr. Floweree is one of the well known
old timers of Montana and one of the
largest cattle and sheep owners in the
state. He lives in Helena in the summer,
where he hu a handsome home, but
spends his winters in the South. He has
a fine home at Fort Meyer, Fla., where
he can fish and hunt to his heart's con
tent. vfr. Floweree is greeting many of
his old time Butte friends. He expects
to leave for Florida soon for the winter.
"You bet the state fair Is all right; it
is going to be a hummer." So declared
Wyman Elliss, the Helena Insurance mane
who arrived from the capital today.
"Helena is full of people from all parts
of the state. The weather was a trifle
against us yesterday for the opening and
it was cool and windy there today, but
we expect good weather before the end
of the week. The exhibits from all parts
of the state are very fine."
Mrs. Hyman departed today for Idaho
Falls, where she will join her husband,
who is in business there. Mr. Hyman was
formerly with Gans & Klein here.
John P. Rein has returned from a busi
ness trip to Rochester.
George Babcock of Granite county Is
paying a visit to Butte.
John O'Rourke has returned from Cali
fornia, where he spent the summer on his
Mrs. John W. Shackleton, accompanied
by her daughter and her son, left yester
day for Long Beach, Cal., where they will
visit relatives.
tMrs. Mary King and family left yes
terday for a visit in California.
C. D. French spent today in Anaconda
on government business.
Malcolm Johnston of Lewistown, Idaho,
is in town.
"The Burgomaster."
There are 24 great song hits in "The
Burgomaster," Pixley & Luders' greatest
musical comedy, which will be seen at the
Broadway October xi and za. Gustav
Luders has never written music that can
compare with his "Burgomaster" muelo
dies. "The Tale of the Kangaroo" has
been whistled and sung from the Atlantic
to the Pacific, and in almost every home
where there is a piano one will find a
copy of "I Love You" song, "College
Song," or the famous "Indian Chorus."
The big revival of the great musical com
edy has been made this year with a new
production and new costuming and as
many of the famous original cast as could
be engaged. The list of principals in
cludes such well-known people as Ruth
White, Oscar L. Figman, William Riley
Hatch, Thomas Ricketts., Charles Sharp,
R. J. Moye, George McKissock, Helen
Dexter, Harriet Sheldon, Louise Brackett
and Josephine Ditt. The chorus is a large
one and is said to be rather remarkable
for its beauty.
Nothing But Money.
This phrase has grown quite common
in this vicinity recently, attractive posters
with the above catch line being lavishly
displayed on fences, ash-boxes, bill
boards and windows. The line is used by
that very progressive young manager,
Elmer Walters, in gaining publicity, and,
incidentally, dollars, for his newest at
traction. "A Millionaire Tramp." In this
production Mr. Walters has made a long
stride to the front, for in this play he
succeeded in retaining all the elements of
quick action and broad comedy so dear
to the hearts of the masses, and eliminated
the impossible bombastic dramatic situa
tions that have so far characterized this
class of an attraction. The finale of "A
Millionaire Tramp" is without doubt one
of the most beautiful dramatic endings
ever given to any play, not a word being
spoken for at least five minutes before
the last curtain. Grand opera house, Oc
tober 8, g. to and is. Matinees Saturday
and Sunday at a:3o.
Miss Harper in "Camille."
Miss Georgia Harper will be seen at
the Broadway Saturday night when "Ca
mille," Dumas' great classic, will be
presented. Miss Harper's Marguerite
Gauthier has been hailed, as a revelation
of emotional effort, and Joseph Detrick's
Armand Duval is, in its way, as great
a triumph. The scenery and effects, to
gether with the costumes, are entirely
new, and Miss Harper's gowns are a reve
lation of the costumer's art.
Among the company supporting the star
are Joseph Detrick as Armand Duval, J.
G. Harper as Duval pere, Sam Meharry
as the Count de Varville, Jake Anderson
as Monsieur Gaston, Chester Carter as
St. Gaudens, Leslie Glenn as Gustave,
Miss Harrietta Brown as Madame Pru
dence. Anna Brady as Olympe and Sadie
Milton as Nanine.
License Won.
[Prudence Baxter in Lippincott's.]
One morning as Judge C. of N. county,
Virginia, was starting for the town, he
was approached by one of his negroes, who
with more or less confusion asked:
"Massa, when yo' goes to the co't house
will yo' git me a license ? 's gwine to be
"Married, are you, Sam? All right."
called the judge as he hastily drove off.
Arrived at the courthouse he spent a very
busy day, and it was not until he was pre
paring to leave that he remembered Sam's
license and realized that he had not been
told the name of the bride-elect.
"The old idiot, he never told me who he
wants to marry, but of course it's Lu
cinda; he's always making eyes at her."
So saying he returned to the courthouse
and had the license made out in the names
of Sam and Lucinda. Sam was the first
to greet him upon his return with the in
"Git my license, massa?"
"Yes, Sam, you old fool. You didn't
tell me who you want to marry, but I re
membered how you're always hanging
around courting Lucinda and got the
license in her name."
"Lawd, massa I" exclaimed Sam, "'taint
Lucindy, it's Kayarline. What's I gwine
ter do, massa?"
"Well," said the judge, "the only thinl
will be for me to get another license to
"Massa," said' Sam, "did yo' pay any
t'ing fur dem license?"
"Yes, Sam, a dollar and seventy-five
"Will another license cos' anyt'lg ?"
"Yes, Sam, a dollar and seventy-five
cents more," replied the judge.
After scratching his woolly pate for a
few minutes, Sam replied:
"Well, massa, I done axed Kyarline an'
she sed 'Yase,' but fo' de Lawd, dere ain't
no dollar an' seventy-five gepet differenc,.
in dem two niggars, so I'll jus' take Lu
Satmrday Night, Octobea 1
Harper & Detricek Present
In a most magniicent revival of Dumas'
New special scenery; elegant wardrobe.
One of the standard attractions of the
Seats on sale Friday, to a. m. Prices,'
$1.00 7oo5, 5oc, 2Sc.
Nothing but bank notes, gold and laughter
Elmer Walter's latest scenic sensation,
The great church scene, the old hotel,
the country opera house, the village depot.
The choir of the Church of the Holy
Cross, the song of the Christmas revelers.
October 8, 9, to and t s. Matinee Sat
urday and Sunday.
Nothing like it ever presented. Some*
thing so very different.
Seats on sale Wedenaday.
Prices-aec, soc, 7cS and $s.oo.
Dick P. Sutton, Manager. 'P one 2.
Two Nigh' Only,
Sunday and Monday, Oc
tober ii and 12
The Burgomaster
With Ruth White and Os
car L. Plgman
And the Original Cast.
60 In Company 60
Tickets on sale Friday. $S.so, $S.oo,
75e, Soc. a2c.
Main and Park St.
Butte's Favorite Child Singer,
Pirst Time in Butte of
The Hindoo Mystifier.
First time here of
The Original East Side Girl.
Special for Sunday Only, the Hit of the
In New Specialty.
First Appearance of
taty Vaudeville Artists of Note.
Butte Concert Hall
High Class Vaudeville Art
ists. Finest wines, liquors
and cigars. Change of
bill each week.
G. V. H. SHAVER, Mgr.
57 E. Park Street
H. V. Wakefield
Will accept a limited number of pupils.
Studio, 403 Goldberg Block. Hours, a to
S p. a. Pianist Sutton's Broadway The.
ster Orchestra.
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