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Unsurpassedas a Newspaper.^abreast oFtHB tims3, - Th Only MORNINQ++ SBWSPAPBR ThatReceives a Telegraphic Report Givingall the Newsof the World Dally. VOL.30--NO. 41 HELENA, MONTANA TERRITORY, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1889. FIVECENTS BALLANU BANQUET WtliU* jh-n under toe ausstc** of tbt CaledonianClub of Helena, ONBl'RNS' BIRTHPAY, Friday,January 25th, AtProf, tie it if*' Hall Id i.rultn Bl^ck Acdre****^by Col. Mtodtn, Hon. 1 D -cCutchoon. Hon^W.J. lialbraltb, H ^n. N W. Mc. oaneTl, U*a^Let* Mftntl* ^nd other*. GoodVocal Mid Inetrumpiitkl Mui'c. Ho**a*r'eMriog band Banu .^*( begtn* at 8 SO^P- ^^ TIcketeartinlttlas L^^1 and Gentleman $3^Single Tiraet ^Umlttlng i ady $1 Tirketefor eale al Calkin* A Ke*tberly a, K. V^W^llaa ft, Undeay * I ^ _ asd J P. Wo^lm****^^tore*. Pioneerlinek Company will .urnlsb cunv*y^*nue at red irewl rates riNLAYMcKAB,^r-ecretary. ashburn k. barbourT Attorneyand Counselor at Lai MASONICTEMI'uK, HfiLKNA, sv T MASSENABULLARD, Attorneye^nd Counselor at La* HKLKNA, ^^ MONTANA Willpractice In nil cemrt* of record In tb^ Tar^ritory. ^ ^ili. * In Gold Block. R.G. DAV1ES, ATTOHNEY-AT-LAW, ROOML AHHBY BLOCK, ^ 11BLBVA, M.T DR.M. ROCKMAN, Phyftici tn Surgeon, Acooucher. Oculist andAurmt Mamberof Had Kraneieco Medical Boclst^, alac^Nevada Bute Medic*! Society OflcePejrhen'e t rag store, corner above Main^and Broadway. Kntrance on Broadway and Jack^aon. Helena, Montana. coaaultatfoaa In German^and Ungllsh. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. DR.M. G. PARSONS, fifteenyears' experience as , OCULISTAND AURIST Performaall operattona and treata all dleeaeee^of the Kye, Her, None and Throat. Corrects er^rors of vision and adjusts Kineses. COnVe,corner Main street and Blxtb avenue,^over .ln^^ Murphy's grocery stora. J.H. FRENCH,^Veterinary Surgeon. omc*Joa. O'NalU's sub la, corner Main^and Price streets. M0NTF0RDSBACON, M. D.^Physician, Surgeon, and Oculist, HELENA,M. T. Bpedalattention ejvea to the Kye. far and T_roat PnUeeeortraent of artificial eves. W.LONG, WTBBIxVABT OPPTCB-Rreckj Planer'* HUblaa. Lowar Mats^Htreat Telephone No. in. FRENCHLESSONS. PROF.A. DANSE, Lataof Western I'nlvsrslty, Pa Room 23 Oold^Block. A.M. SANDS, TYPE- WRITING asd AmanuensisWork. Officewltb PaiJsen A MeConnell, H.BAUER. TANNER^ DRESSER iOB Lawrence 8tr**t, Helena, M. T. jom*ft, f_l'L*bs.1.1. a ooamij PAULSEN^ M'CONNELL,^j^V Fc^ O IT I rr E O T S 4t1nd Stnctiy to Archtttcturat Work^Man* and specifications drawn Work super Vll.l '.k'.'K -lUson Bloc*. Helena. MoDUni. JOHNA. SCHNEIDER. FRESCOPAINTER, No.:w Houth Davis Htreet. PO Box 7*ft, Helena, M. T Publicbuildings, cburcb^s and dwelling honses^decorated In tin* latent style. WHIfurnish designs Decorated Hon W. A^Clark's ^ad M J Talbot's residence*. Butte. Herat*h work and _inbo***d Ornamentation^patented,a *i ^^ laity. AFTBK. Nothingenndncas so much to a woman's beau I)^as a beautiful stun and clear complexion. DK.8IMM H AKMKNh' COMPLEXION^WAFER*. Afterft faw d *y*s use, will permanently remove^all Blotches, Motbs, Pimples, and Freckle*, ro^daring so Kntranclnuly Beentlful ComplexloL^that eneine* the use of Powder* and t ream a. Wa'ranted perfectly harmleee and *old by aJ^leading druggist*, or *ant by mall (secure) on re^ceipl ^^ pries^ $1 mi per box of w^ wafers THCM~ LBK ^co/if* Chamber* Street, N. Y. 01 tdena.M. T *7~Besure ard get Dr. Hlmm ^ lr gilt hoi^For sale br h h. Hale *('(). MILLINERY T.C. POWER ^ CO.. KILLED HIS CHILD JOHli.i.tb AND D BALK KB IN MININGMACHINERY! ___TI Agricultural.inplements, JiiMtreceived, a large Htock of Bement^Sc Soidl's Celebrated ^ Maine M and M Brown BOBSLEDS. Deere^ Co. Sulky, Gang and Walking Plows. SCHUTTLESAND RUSH FORT TUBULARAXLt AND STEEL SKEIN WAGONS. FINEHAND-MADE^Carriage aa=LcL IHea v y ITeam Haxnees. Ourstock of flue CarrlageB aud Buggies 1b the largeet and moHt rotuplete ever^nhuw ii in Helena. Afull line of Mine and Mill Huppliee embracing Blake Steam Pumps, Revere^tiubtwr Co. Mechanical gtxods. Common Sense Whim, etc., etc. Sendfor Circulars and Price List. Steamboat Block, corner of Main street^and Helena avenue. 3.O. ASHBV, aA. BHOAI^WATKH No*12 Warren St. Stockholder* Meotlr.g. Nottoalfthereby Klv*^n th t there will be *^mealing- uf the slf^ckh ^ld*-r* of th* Montana^Parklbtf end Pmv1*ton Company on w**dnwdat,^^ anaary\+ ^. nl T:SUp. m. at theofice of 11.ii. Mriatire, n-.ms lit nd U Oold Block, liel^ena, Mont en a, f ^r the purpoae of ^i#^rf Inir a b .ard^^^f tru^ie*^ feftf thf *nsulnir year, and ths transar^tton of sn*.h otr.^r boslaa** as may turns liefor*^Us m*etlnf( i Mr AN,^Helena, l^*c. K, 1MB. Bacretary S.C. Ashby^Co. HELENAAND GREAT FALLS. SWEET'SPATENT Common Sense^ ^Arctic^ and ^Manitoba. BOBSLEDS. 1Mitchell^ Farm and Spring Wagons, FineCarriages, Buggies, Phaetons, Buckboards,Road.Carts, Etc., Etc HARNESS,BARB WIRE, VICTORFEED MILL WALLTENTS, WAGON COVERS, ETC.^FURST ^ BRADLEY SillT,Cii and Vsiltbi flows. HARROWS,HOOSIER DRILLS, DEDERICKHAY PRESSES Bailing-Ties, .Etc.. Ktc. IMPORTEDFRENCH Draftand Pereheron Horses WeLave just arrived from centra'^Illinois with a Bhmment of imported^French Draft and Here heron Stallions^and Mares of superior style action and^colors. Also a nnniber of high grade^French Draft Stallions which we v ill^sell at Eastern Prices. Every animal^a^ guaranteed a breeder. Call and exam^ine our stock and judge for yourself ol^its merit. BAKER^ CLARK BROS, Helena, M. T. Headquartersat Breck ^ Fisher's Livery and Sale Barn. FatalEnding of an Elopement Case^in Missouri^A Fleeing Woman^Kills Her Husband Noticeof Dissolution Notice1ft b^r^b; f *-o tbat th^ o^ partnership^h*r*4i^fors *Kl*Ut^K r*twe^a lbs nnd*rslirtw^l no^4*r th*- nrm nant^^ ^^f ^t*sl* a Nhu Is this oav dls^solved bj mutual mnrsat Botb partlas will o^^n^Unu* la ths rsal ^*l*t- busing*. Mr Hu^to m^old ..ftif^. Broart#^U^ block. Vala str^*L and Mr.^N^lll In r nidi *, aad 7. Aahby alnrk, M^ln stnwt^Either party Is autb^ n^*d u^ iwa'pi fur d^martda^la r of ad t^ pay *^(nuds *^^inst ^^Jd arm I)*ts,laai*a*. Jan. 10, MB t ______ aJ p i G k LK,^JuHN a M N KILL F.S. LANG ^ CO (LNCORPOKATKD.)WHOLES A LK AND KKTACL Ranges,Stoves, Crockery, GLASSWAREAND HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS. Granite lronv Copper and Tinware. MarbledGlassware,Bohemian Vases, PalmettenGlassware,Mush and Milk Sets, JapaneseChina.China Dinner Sets. OPAQUECHINA, DECORATED AND PLAIN. Haviland'sChina, Decorated and Plain. Cupsand Saucers, Salad Sets, IOBORBAtf SECTS, WINE SETTS, ROCHESTER LAMPS. 41^.urora^ Quadruple Plated Silverware, St.Lou*. Jan. _1 ^ From liolar, in Mrr-^rer county, Mo , comes tlie folIowtuK atory^of a Ueplorahle tratfed): Henry Thomas,^an old farmer, haa four grown dsiinhifra^namrtl llatiie, Margaret, Naucy and Jauj*,^atfed 16, IK, 30 and 22 yean rfspeetlveiy.^ift^t Wedneaday nl^ht Samuel and Chartrt^lasborn. hrothem, procured a latlder and^helped MarKaret and Jaue out of the aoc-^otid utory window uf their tattler's houee,^but aa they were ahout to eh^ue with the^tfirla the old man appeared on the scene,^but too late to prevent their eacape. He at^once procured the best horse he had^ixl a shot kiil, and started In punutt^When about twelve milt-* from home^he oveitook tin* tirein^ psity. He imnie-^diately opened tire on them, kilting tK^th^boys and fatally wounded Margaret After^UfttiiiK nearly DOOM * nh the ^irU he waft^told that the other two, Hattie and Nancy,^had a I no eloped with Ned treason and^rhomaa Alliaon. He at MM left \Uv tflrls^he had with tiitti inehartce of MOM neitfh-^tMirft and atarted af,^ r th^* uthi-ra. After^siM-urinn the other two uirls without any^*^th'u- trouble, he started hitek, hut when^aUtut two miles from home the mob took^poaaestfion of him and strung htm up to a^tree. The old man was terribly strict with^hearts. He would hardly let them out^if his sight, hence the elooement. Heal^ways bracked that he would not Iwttoth-^ered with la/.y st^ns-in-law. Maigaret^d^ed last mght. CLUNGTO JACK. WyomingWits Elopes With a PugMlat and^Kill* H*r Pursuing Husband Chkyknnk,Jan. 21. -.Sheriff BUM^and two deputies passed through here to^lay in hot pursuit of Mrs. Alice Hloodgood^and Jaek CiiRhing, who are wanted in I m^tah county on the charge tif murder. Mrs,^HloodgtKMl is the wife of the foreman of^the BMM Forks coal mines. Two wet^ka^ago dishing came to the mines, posing^sh a pugilist and fjuickly gain-d the affec^^tion of the foreman's wife and Friday^night they sloped. Hloodgood and some^friends started after them only an hour^later. All were on horseback, as it^was thirty miles from the nearest railroad.^About midnight the fleeing couple were^overtaken and a parley was held. HIikmI-^good offered to forgive his wife If she^would return.^^Will you let Jack go^^ she demanded.^Illoodoood refused, and she drew a pistol^and shot him twice, killing him. While^his friends were attending to him the^elopers galloped away and It Is believed^caught an east t^otiiid train. Mm. I Hood^good is a good-looking blonde, ahout^years old. THE BEST IN THE WOULD. FIERCE TEXAS FIGHT Murderers and Horaethieves Meet^Their Fats at the Hands of Vigi^^lantes^Widow and Children^Cremated in Missouri. ATEXAS TRAGEDY. An Attempted Lynching of Murdsrera and^Hora* Thlavaa L*ada to Several Deaths. St.Louih, Jas.21.-A Kort Worth, Tea.,^dispatch received late last night says Sher^^iff Uichardson, of this county, rectlved a^telephone message at midnight from lira^ham, in Young county, to the effect that at^ahout Hi o'clock last night, w hile a deputy^I'nited states marshal, with a posse of^tiraham citizens, was escorting the four^Marlow brothers. Muck Hart and another^man nam* d PltfM I'arker, to the county^jail at Weatherford, the prisoners being in-^di^ ti d for four murders and eight cases of^horse theft, a mob of thirty citizens at-^teaipted to lynch them. The marshal's^posse defended the prisoners. Marshal.Johnson with bis prisoner- oc^^cupied hacks and (tie mob pulled the mar^shal from the hack and then fired into the^hacks from SSSt side of the road. Kphram,^Alt Marlow and Sam Crewcil, one of the^guards, were killed Instantly, and BfttM^Wheeler and Frank I'armason of the nodi^were killed at the first volley of the guards,^while Marshal Johnson and Kugene l^o^gan, the latter one of the mob, were fatally^wounded The other two Marlowa were^chained to the two Marlows who were^killed. They secured a knife uud cut off^the Ism of their dead brothers at the ankle^and with Huck Hart, another prisoner, es^cap* d in one of the hacks. Iloth of the^Marlows and Huck Hart were wounded and^were forced to atay at a farm house, four^^teen miles from tirahain. Officers have^gone to arrest them and It Is thought the^wounds are too serious to permit their es-^cape. Thereport says the excitement at (ira-^ham is at fever neat It appear* this affair^was a aeijuel to anotner that occurred Fri^^day night. Hoone Marlow, one of the four^brother* mentioned, all of whom were of^bad repute, and accused of various thefts,^killed sheriff Wallace, of Young county,^I)ec. 17 while Hie latter was attempting to^an eat Mm. Marlow escaped, but his^hr* 'hers were at rested as acceasories.^I-alt r they broke jail but were captured^and Friday night a mob of ahout thirty^men attacked the lail with the purpose of^lynching them. The nod) failed, however,^and at V o'clock Saturday the prisoners,^under a strong guard, were started from^Wtatherford for safe keeping. It was^while this party wai enroute that they^were attacked with the above result. CHILDRENCREMATED. AWidow Murdered, Her House Fir*d and Four^Little One* Roaatad to Death. liKookKici.D,Jan. 21.^At 10:90 last^night the house of Mrs. Minnie Hall, a^young widow with four children, four miles^south of here, was homed and when the^neighbors gathered they found the charred^remains of its occupants. The oldest child^was nine years old and the youngest about^fWo. There being fresh snow on the ground,^It was discovered hay bad been placed un^^der the house and fire set to it. The tracks^of a man's toot were * -en leading towards^the city aud four men followed them, which^resulted In a young man named James A.^Howell being arrested early this morning^by Marshal CritcbtleM. He had In Ids pos^^session an unloaded revolver. The ac^^cused Is a c i lustu of the worn a u^hurued to death. Public opinion In^^clines to the theory that after a crimi^^nal operation from which the woman^^ ! ^ d. Howell shot tie- four children and^set tire to the house to cover his crime, lie^had for seme time been spending Satur^^days and Sundays with the murdered^family. There la great excitement among^the farmers, and several from the neighbor^hood have been around the Jail to da\ The^prisoner li 'iAagars old. He says he Is in^^nocent and kapavs nothing ahout the crime^aud seems to De very cool and not at all^nervous. The five bodies were burned be^von! rsoognltkM| and were put in a box^altogether. Kvldencea of Abortion were^seen which had not been destroyed by the^fire. SEBAUSTHE EXPERT. ADefaulting Cashier Who Showed th* Bank^How it Hed Been Swindled NawYokk, Jan. 21.^In connection with^Sehaus, the defaulting cashier of the Park^bank, the Sun prints sslngular story assert^^ing that after he had gone to Canada expert^accountants studied the books for several^days and were absolutely unfcble to find^where they had been falsified. On learn^ing that Sebaus was in Canada, the officials^of tlie hank communicated with him, and^Informing him he would be al^lowed to depart lu a year^If he would come to New York^and aid in auditing the books, h^ did so,^and revealed deficits the extent and char^^acter of which astounded the hankers. Dur^tog the time he was at work on the books^Sebaus was about town as usual, and living^At a fashionable hotel. Wheu the work^was finished he returned to Csnada. BIGRANCH DEAL, Saleof RoO*'tVaughn'* Bun Rlv*r Renct^Thoa Couch. In Milvi Falls, Jan. 21.^(Special to the^Independent]^Thos. Couch, superintend^^ent of the lioston and Montana company's^mines and works st Butte, has bought for^a4rt,000 the stock ranch property of Robert^Vaughn, one of the early settlers In north^^ern Montana. Mr. Vaughn's property In^^cludes one of the largest ranches on Sun^river, comprisin about 1,100 hundred^acres of the finest valley laud, all of which^is under Irrigation, If It should ever be re^^quired. The property includes a ranch at^the mouth of Deep creek, which^h considered one of the beit^in Montana. This ranch will produce an^^nually 1,000 tons of natural hay. The^Keep creek ranch is also heavily tlmtM'nd.^In the sale are included about eighty high^bred coils, many of them by the noted^trotter Prospect. There is also a large^herd of highly bred cattle on the ranches.^This Is unquestionably the finest stock^ranch property in Montana. The sale is^regarded as proof the growing Importance^of northern Montana Mr. Vaughn In^^tends to reside In this citv, where he owns^considerable property. Mr. Couch arrived^In tow n this afternoon. CLAIMSAN INTEREST. ThftBonding of th* Iron Mountain Property th*^Cau** of a Lawsuit. Mifohh'LA,Jan. 21.^(Special to the In^^dependent | -Suit was begun in the dis^trlct court to day by C. A. Baldwin against^W. K. Jones et al., the parties who recently^bouded the Iron Mountain and Iron Tower^mines to J. K. Tardee for an undivided one^^hlrd* Interest tn th^ above named mines.^From the complaint on file It seems^that Baldwin ^^run-staked Jones and others^to prospect, with ths agreement^that anything discovered should redound^eipially to the three parties. When these^mlnei were located. Mr. Hald win avers that^the agreement was In full force, but his^I Mala win's) name was left out of the loca^^tion notice. He accordingly brings a suit^n equity for an interest in the property.^It is a common custom In this territory for^men to furnish prospectors with supplies^with the understanding that the parties^furnishing the supplies shall share in the^proceeds of any locations, so this case will^^e watched with interest by parties en^gaged in such business. THEWEATHER. ATTENTIONLADIES ! Haveyou seen the Finest Lliie of Evening^ Party Slippers InUndressed Kid, Beaded, ever shown in the West. If. yon would Hie^to see them call on F.E. GAGE ^ CO., No. 25 Upper Main St BankruptDakota.^BisMAHf'K. Dak., Jan. 21.^A corre^^spondent of the 1'ionefr PHN sends that^paper s long arrsy of figures and extracts^from financial reports regarding the^financial condition of the territory, show^lng the genersl fund has been overdrawn^$^7,000 and the bonds fund used to meet^drafts. He further says the territorial^treasury is bankrupt. Kill**HI* Brother-In. aw Mol-xtHollv, x, j.( Jan. yj _j0b_^McNeill, a wealthy farmer, came to town^this morning and lurrendered himself, say^^ing he had killed hts brother-in-law. James^l^eiiett, Jr., In the belief that he was a^White ( an There is a lusplciou it was a^cold blooded murder. Temperature Yefttarday at Helena and VariousOthar Point* In th* Northw*^t Thetemperature in Helena yesterday, as^shown by It. S. Hale A Co.'s Vale College^observatory thermometer, was as follows:^a. in . 26 degrees above zero; noon, h6^above, r^ p. hi., U0 above; 10 p. m , 27 above. Dispatchesto the Indki'KNIiknt last^evening show the following conditions at^the points named at U o'clock:^Mandan^Clear, calm, SO above.^(Jlendlve^Cloudy, S_ above.^Miles City^Cloudy, 80 above.^Hillings^Clear, calm, 20 above.^Ihg Timber^Clear, calm, 18 above.^Livingston^Clear, calm. 20 above.^Ko/eiiian^Clear, calm, lOaoove.^Itutte Clear, 2T^ abo\e.^\naconda^ Clear, 21 above.^iMiilipshurg-Clear, east wind, 20 above.^Dssf Lodge^ Cloudy, calm, 80 above.^Marysville^Clear, Light wind, 24 absve.^Kort Miaw^ Cloudy, calm, 26 above.^QrssJ Kails^Cloudy and calm, 28 above.^Kort lieiiton-Clear, calm, 26 above.^Kort Asslnaboiue-Clear, southwest^wind, 2V above. IlaltleCreek, N. W. T.-Part cloudy,^calm, __ abo\e. ENGLANDWILL ACT. TheBritish Government to Stand by^the United States in Relation to^Affairs in Samoa. GermanyReported to Have Come to^an Understanding With the Gov^^ernment Concerning the Situ^^ation in the Islands. TheSt. Paul Opera House Destroyed St.ran,, Minn., Jan. 21.-At 8 o'clock^this morning fire was discovered In the^Urand opera house. It originated In the^gentleman's cost room during the absence^of the nigbt watchman. The building Is a^complete ruin, only the walls standing^The top of the Court block, next to It, was^also damaged. Loss on the opera house.^HMH Heatand power were furnished from the^boilers under the opera bouse to many^buildings In the neighborhood, and when^the supply was cut off much inconvenience,^resulted, as the thermometer Is 14 brio^zero. The afternoon paprn were crippled^for want of power. WillLet th* Law rasa It* Ooura* DsaaJ.^^!.^.k. Jan. 2!.^(Special to the^Independent J^Considerable excitement^wa- created Saturday morning when it be^^came known that Sheriff Moore and I mb r^Sheriff llstton had relocated four lots for^merly owned by Tom Me I ague and sold^by him a few days ago to a man named^Savage. It was thought for awhile that^them would be bloodshed, as the parties^are an noted for their nerve, but w ise^counsel prevailed and the parties finally^concluded to let the law take its course. HELPSAND SALISBURY. London,Jan. 21^It is stated on trust-^orthy authority that tlie Hrltlsh govern^^ment has decided to uphold the treaty, by^the terms of which Kuropeans are pre^^cluded from obtaining or attempting to ob^^tain dominance in Samoa. t he govern^^ment has been fully Informed of and shares^uthe I'nited states government's views^ou the subject H is agreed that the ac^^tion of the (iertnan agenti In Samoa Is op^^posed to the letter and spirit of the treaty;^that it violates diplomatic etiquette and^endangers the good relations so necessary^for Kuropeans u^ preserve when dealing^with semi barbarous nations. Dis^^patches to this I Meet have been^sent to Berlin. Lord Salisbury's^latest news ttoin Apia is of a threatening^nature. Inconsequence of tnese advices^the British lest la the Pacific will be in^^creased immediately by at least two pow-^rful vessels. After Mr. 1'help* had left^Lord Salisbury today, fount Von Hat/^feldt, (iertnan ambassador, had an inter^^view with the prime minister TheChronicles correspondent at Berlin^has learned on good authority that tier^many has come to a definite understanding^with the I inte.i States with regard to^Samoan affairs. Wahiunoton,Jan. 21. It Is said at the^navy department that it will take at least^six weeks tor the wsr ships Trenton and^andalla to make the voyage to Samoa,^that the Nipste will be the only [ lilted^States vessel at that country from now un^til after March 4. No additional tntorma^Hon in regard to the state of atfaira in^Sa.uoa has been received by the state de^part men t. Atthe state department and iiorman le^gallon there Is considerable anxiety and^apprehension concerning the state of af^^fairs at Samoa. The German ^latitat^avoids all Interviewers. Secretary Bayard^says the state department has not received^any information nt an alarming character^from Samoa since the transmission of all^correspondence on the subject to congress^last week. Subsequent dispatches, he savs,^are rather of a reassuring nsture. ^lhe^lives and property and treaty rights of all^Americans,^ said the secretary, ^will be protected,and so will the saans in their rightto self government without any in^^terference from without. NawYokk, Jan. It ^ Admiral ^o rhardi^says that in case of war with Germany^over Samoa, the scene of operations will^probably be con lined to that island, and^though our navy 1* weaker than Germany'*^we would have the decided advantage in^being able to throw a large t^ody of troops^on the ground much quicker than Germany. THEENGINEERS. avim to *yoor. i 11.... of OtYic*r* and a Ht'ttk,Jan. L'l. [special to the Inde^pendent |^The Montana Society of Civil^Kngtnoer* Is holding Its second annual^session In this city. A delegation of seven^^teen members arrived from Helena this^morning and were at once conveyed to An^aconda, where they were received by Mar^cus Daly. After partaking of an excellent^lunch the society was conducted through^the Immense smelter nd reduction works^of the Anaconda. They returned to Butte^by the 7 o'clock train aud went at once into^business session. Papers were discussed^and business transacted till 10 o'clock. As^a result of the meeting Hon. B. H. Greene^was e lee ted president of the society^L. B. Davis, of Deer Lodge, vice-president; S.Kocrl, secretary aud librarian, and^C. W. Helmlck, treasurer. At 10 o'clock^an adjournment was taken to the Metro^poltfau restaurant, where an elegant ban^pjet had been spread ami was thoroughly^discussed. K. H. Wilson, of Butte, wa^toast iiisster. slid msny loaMs were given^the chief of which was ^lhe oratory of^Unite,^ which was rrspoMad to b/Oso^W. Irvine. The hampiet was a highly sue^cessful event. RailroadNotss. Aboutthe only thing of Interest tn rail^load circles yesterday was the noticeable^number of excursion round trip tickets^sold. The Northern Pacific sold quite^number, hut as they no longer append the^purchaser's signature to the ticket stub^could not be learned who it was that^bought them. The morning train frou^Butte OB the Montana Central hail a largt^nuo'ber of excursionists from that city^aboard. Yesterday excursion tickets wen^sold by the Montana Central to the follow^lug Helena people, several of wh im^have already departed for the east^Mrs. W. B. Stehbins, Howard Bullis^Miss Flora Wilson, Mrs. Mary V Wilson,^Kd Smith, K K ( roaby and wife, K B^Gordon and wife, Christ. Asinusseu to Ox^ford, New Jersey, Mrs. J. N, Kink, W^Larson, C. W. Howard, s. S (juatu, Wil^Ham Tatehem, Miss Hattie Jones, David^I'urceweii, W. K. Kichtor, Chas. H. Bishop^J. %, Landsman, Geo \v Irving, Mrs^Margaret Morris to New York, and Mr^and Mrs. J, Porter. C.W. I'ltts, whose smiling countenance^has graced the Northern Pacific ticket^office for the past three years, has severed^his connections with that office and In the^future eau be found in the Montana Cell^tral office assisting Agent Fallon. AuditorJ. W. lliiakett has begun settling^with the old claimants of the Kock Ko^road. Deathof Qan McKanxi* Washinoton,Jan. 21.-Gen. Randall S.^McKenzie, United States army, died at^New Brighton, L. I., yesterday, of soften^lng of the brain. He was one of the young^^est officers of the late war, having gradu^^ated from West Point In 1*42, at the age of^^d, was brigadier-general before he was 'ii^and major general before he was -'^^^From lHfV7 until two or three years ago he^served with great credit In New MexU o^aud Aruoua. WomanIn Seeeion Washinoton.Jan. SI.^The opening^session of the annual convention of the^National Woman Suffrage association was^held this morning. Many prominent work^^ers in the movement were present, Includ^^ing Abigail Scott Dunaway, of Oregon^Susan H Anthony pres ded and spoke^hopefully of the progress of the movement^and Its ultimate aucreas. She was followed^by A. G Ktddle, of Washington. WithoutHands. CarlPet/old, a miner from the Basin^conntry, was In the city yesterdsy. Mr.^Petzold Is so unfortunate as U^ have lost^both hands hy apremalure explosion In a^blast some years ago. The hands were^amputated at the wrists, but will: the^stumps Mr. Petzold manages to do some^wonderful things. Hy holding a pencil^between them he can write not only legibly^but a much better hand than the average.^He can take change out of his vest pocket,^and says he ^ an dress hlmsrir very easily,^and can even tie his shoes. Hy appliances^winch are strapped to hi^ arms he cau han^^dle a pick or a hammer, and do many use^^ful things it would seem impoasible for a^man tn his condition Is do. lie owns the^mine in which he lost his hands, and still^works It It is s good producer, and lie^has enough of ttits world's gtsais to com^pf nsate hlm for his loss. If such a thing is^possible. AreGrateful Indeed. Thefamily of the late YVm. H. Wallace,^who recently died from injuries received^in an accident at tin ^-;-^ -, .n^- ranch, de^^sire Uiexpress sincere thanks to the neigh^^bors and friends who s^ kindly rendered^assotanM in the hour of their affliction. RAISINGDUTIES. Th*Senate Adding to th* Pr**ent bh on Wool^and It* Manufacture Washinoton,Jan. 21.^After some pre^Ilniinary business the senate took up the^Uritf bill. Allison asked unanimous con^^sent to have tlie debate limited by the ten-^minute rule after S o'clock. The rice par^^agraph went over till to-morrow, and on^suggestion of Vest It was agreed the gen^^ial debate shall go on to day until 5^o . lock, after which the ten-minute rule^will be enforced. All debate will cease at^6 o'clock to-morrow and voting on the bill^begin. ScheduleK, wool and manufactures of^wool, was then taken up. Vance moved^to amend the first paragraph of It by mak^^ing It read: ^All wools of the Alpaca goat^and other like animals shall^be admitted free of duty,^ and^addreased the senate In support of his^amendment After speaking some time^Vance yielded to Allison, who reported^several amendments to the wool and wool^^en schedule, amendments which were sent^to the printer without being read. They^are to tlie following effect: In paragraph^:U6. taxing wools of the first and second^lass 11 cents per pound, the word* ^and^second^ and the words ^wools of the sec-^md class 12 cents per pound^ are added.^In paragraph Hirl, which taxes wools \ al^^lied at not over 12 cents a pound rt cents a^pound, the tax is increased to N cents. In^paragraph 847, in relation to wool^f the third class valued at 12 cents or^less per pound, the tax Is increased from^2^| to 4 cents per pound. In paragraph^Ms, relating to wools over 12 cents in value,^the tax Is increased rt to 8 cents. In para^^graph 254 the words ^and worsted^ are in^scried twice, so as to make It read ^woolen^and worsted cloths, woolen aud worsted^shawls,^ and the rate of 40 cents a pound^on cloths valued at above rtO cents a pound^is increased to 4o cents. A like^hange is made In paragraph H65,^increasing the rate on Hannels, blankets,^etc., valued at above rto cents per pound,^from 40 to 45 cents per pound. Paragraphs^W and 85^ ai ^ amended by Increasing the^rates In the two provisos applying to good*^weighing over four ounces per square yard,^from 40 to 46 cents per pound. In para^^graph S5H, as to ready made clothing, the^rate is Increased from 40 to 4ft cents per^mund. In paragraphs ftrll, Hn_, Srt4, 3rt5,^!^^.. 3tf7 and :t^\ carpets, the advalorem^rate la increased from 80 to 35 per cent; In^8rtu from 40 to 4ft per cent and in 171, end^lesii belts for paper or printing machines,^from :to to 56 percent Vance then con^^cluded his speech and #as followed by^George In some general observations on the^bill. After further debste the senate took^a recess until H o'clock. Atthe evening session the pending^amendment to place all wool on the free^list was defeated hy s viva voice vote.^Brown, Payne and George voted with the^republicans. The vsrious amendments of^Allison, Increasing the duty on wool and^its manufacture, were adopted, and at 11:80^the senate adjourned. thicMMi^Coder the call of states for the introduc^^tion of bills for reference, Van Dover, Cali^^fornia, in! rod need a Jolut resolution re-^lueMing the president to open negotiations^wtlh Mexico for the cession of Lower Cal^^ifornia to the Culled States. Payaon, Illinois, then Introduced, hy re^(iiiest, a long bill incorporating the Lamnii^Interstate Hallway company and demand^ed its reading. This completed, he Intro^iuced a bill to establish a uniform l|St^^of bankruptcy aud called for Its reading.^Payson had a double object In filibuster^^ing. One was to force the friends of^the Oklahoma bill to accept certain^amendments; the other being to prevent^consideration of the Union Pacific funding^bill under suspension of the rules. Both^these iKilnts were conceded to him, and he^withdrew the bankruptcy bill. Then^Weaver, Iowa, began ttllbuiterlng. and in^^troduced and demanded the reading of a^long preamble and resolution calling on^the interstate commerce commission for^certain information, also a resolution call^^ing on the attorney general to report what^steps had been taken to secure a Judicial^enforcement of the forfeiture of the fran^^chises of the Pacific railroad companies.^This Is an old resolution, offered in the^house several times. Anderson,having become aware of the^tacit agreement that the t ulon Pacific bill^w^iu Id not be called up, refrained from re^^sorting to further dilatory tactics and tin^call of slates was proceeded with. But an^^other obstacle to the speedy dispatch of^busineas was thrust into the house hy^Bawer, North Csrollna, who Introduced a^bill for the repeal of the tobacco tax and^moved Its reference to the committee on^war claims. The motion was not agreed^to and the hill was referred to the commit^tee on ways and means. Martin,Texas, offered for reference a^long preamble ami resolution about the^evils of the present existing tariff system,^and declaring that the panacea for all our^Ills Is to adopt without delay a aeries of re^pealing statutes repealing all prlv^ileged class legislation. It further^instructs the committee on ways ami means^lo report without delay a hil repealing all^tariff legislation and at the same lime to re^port a bill imposing \ , p^r ceut ad va^Iorem on all forelgu imports Into the^I nited states thus taxing all capital la^-1. d In foreign merchandise alike, and at^the same time affording the same protec^Hon to the raw word and hides of Texas in^the Boston market, that Is given to manu^^facturers of tHMits and shoes in Massschu^setis, and protecting labor In all parts of^the union alike and allowing every Amerl^can to know the tax that be pays and the^protection which the government offers Is^equal and exact justice to all men. J.W. Taylor, (Ohio), Introduced for^reference a Joint resolution directing the^officials in charge of any government build^ing which may he used on the occasion of^the Inaugural ball not to permit wine, beer,^ale or other intoxicating lirpuor to be sold^or served to any person on the occasion of^the ball. Thecall of states was concluded, and^Warner, Missouri, withdrew his pending^motion to suspend the rules and pass the^Oklahoma bill, and In lieu thereof moved^to suspend the rules and adopt a reaolution^providing for a final vote on that bill at 4^o'clock Thursdsy next, with permission to^Payson to offer an amendment to the sec^Hon of the measure relative to townsltes.^After debate the motion to suspend the^rules and adopt the resolution was agreed^to. t'nderInstructions from the committee^on Indian affairs. Peel, Arkansas, moved^to suspend the rules and pass the bill au^^thorizing the five civilized nations of In^^dians to lease the lands within their born^dams 'or gr^ /. ng purposes, subject to th'^approval of tlie secretary of the interior.^Agreed to. Onmotion of Montgomery, Kentucky,^the rules were suspended and the bill^passed to Increase the maximum amount of^international money orders from $50 to^9100. Adjourned. HESAW HARRISON. Montana'sDelegate-Elect Among; the^Many Advisers Who Called^the General Yesterday. on ARIZONA,NEW MEXICO. AnAspirant for a Governorship and^One for 8urveyor-General~ Call^From ths Printers- Soms^Cabinet Gossip. lNDiA.na.FOMH,Jan. 21.^Gen. Harrison^had the usual large number of Monday^callers to-day and was occupied pretty^much all day tn receiving visitors, snatch^^ing a few minutes now and then to dictate^a reply to some letter. His mall continues^loaded down with applications aud petitions^for small offices, which he finds no time to^examine. Among the prominent out of^towu visitors to-dsy were Hon. T. H. Car^^ter, delegate-elect to congress f rom Mon^^tana, and Hon. U. A. Matthews, delegate-^elect from Dakota. They stopped over to^have a talk on territorial matters. UBradford Prince, ex-associate justice^of New Mexico, and Geo. Christ, of No-^gales, Aril, also called. Judge Prince Is a^warm personal friend of Warner Miller,^hut his visit had no reference to politics.^Prim e sa^sthe republicans of New Mexico^are unanimous for the early removal of^Surveyor General Julien, and he acquainted^(ton. Harrison of this fact. An uncon^^firmed report credits Judge Prince with^seeking the office for himself. Mr.^Christ's friends are urging him aa^a candidate for the governorship^f Arizona Senator Allison, J. H.^Clarkson, .Senator Teller and about^all the prominent republicans of Arizona^have endorsed him for the place and be^looks like a winner He is a native of Iowa^and was formerly a special treasury agent,^lie says he merely called to pay his re^^spects and not to press his candidacy. C.^K, Michael, of Brooklyn, a member of the^executive committee of the International^Typographical t'nlon, called to talk about^the recognition that organization desired^to secure in the several departments of the^government. He expresess himself satis^^fied with the Interview. Inconmction with the cabinet gossip^Moating ah. nt. an Interesting bit of history^has been divulged. This is that when^President Gar Held was making his cabinet,^he ottered (ion. Harrison his choice of cabi^^net seats, excepting the state and treasury Cirtfolios,(icn. Harrison did not care to^ave the senate, aud suggested to the presi^^dent that (iov. Porter, who had just been^elected, would make an excellent cabinet^officer, whose appointment would please^Indiana. Garth-Id immediately tendered^Gov. Porter a seat in his cabinet, but Por^^ter likewise declined, as be felt it his duty^to till out his term as governor. In refer^^ence to the gossip about Porter now. it^may he safely said that he does not care to^enier Harrison's cabinet, but has Indicated^his desires lie decidedly 111 the direction of^a foreign mission. LEGALTECHNICALITIES. Th*yEnabl* Al. Turnar to Eacap* Conviction^on th* Charg* of Harbor ing Minora. InJudge Sanders' court yesterday morn IngAl. Turner, the proprietor of an upper^Main street saloou aud gambling house,^was brought up to answer the charge of al^^lowing minors to frequent his establish^^ment City Attorney Botkln appeared for^the city, and after propounding numerous^questions, which were answered to his^satisfaction, he remarked ^that's all.^ T.^K. Casey, who appeared in behalf of Tur^^ner, the arose with a confident air and said^he had no questions to ask the defendant,^hut asked the court to discharge Turner for^the reason that the city attorney failed to^establish the tact that liquors are sold In^retail at Turner's establishment, whereas^the elty ordinance particularly stipulates^that ^any person allowing minors to fre^^quent a place where intoxicating liquors^are sold, etc. ^This Important tact, your^honor,^ ssid Mr. Casey, ^the eminent^jurist failed to establish, and as be has not,^therefore, established a cause, 1 respect^^fully ask your honor to discharge the de^^fendant.^ The court vie weil the matter in^the same light and accordingly discharged^Turner. JackFrost, alias Kratner.inVrfered with^an officer in the discharge of his duty sun^day night and yesterday contributed to the^city cotters #5 uul costs. JackSpringer and Charles Peters became^engaged in a sanguinary con M et .Sunday^night, but during the third round an officer^called ^time^ and marched the pugilist* otf^to the city jail. OomluickMcCatfrey and Joe Toole, on^the charge of being vags, were given free^board and lodging suudav and Monday^nights. His honor will investigate their^case this morning. KdwardDunn, a plain drunk, paid over^five and costs yesterday tor getting sober^at the city's expense. THEB. ^ (VI SMELTER. nIdfta That Or*at Fallft Will^Selected aa th* Bit*. Finally theEdmunds R**Olutlon H Washinoton,Jan. 21 ^ The house sub^c dnmlttee on foreign stfairi reported to the^full commtttee this morning recommend lugthe adoption of the Kdmunds Panama^canal resolution, though indicating at the^fane time the phraseology of the resolu^^tion was not such as was tu ly approved by^the sub-committee After discussion In^the full committee the matter weut over^til Thursday. Andr*on Wants Information. Washinoton,Jan. -(. ^ Representative^Anderson, of Iowa, Introduced in the^house to-dsy a resolution calling on the in^terstste commerce commission for all in^^formation In Its possession in regard to the^recent meeting of railroad presidents tn^New York, the terms of the sgreement^reached and what legislation Is necessary^to frustrate this ^agreement or combina^^tion for the prevention of competition. Whoetol* th* Hoc*** WiNNirio,Jan. 21.^(Special to the In^^dependent)^Fifty horses from a baud re^^cently seized by the Canadian customs au^^thorities for Infraction of the customs laws^at Kort MacLeod have been stolen and^driven back toward Montana. They were^trscod as far as Whoopup by the police,^who were going to Kort Benton, but were^ordered back. AMIIm Oitv Bias*. Mn.KftCiTY,Jan. 11.-[Special to the In^^dependent!^Fire broke out this morning^about 12 o'clock In a dwelling occupied by^R E. Cummins in the southern psrt of the^city, totally destroying it It was Insured^for 9600. The cause of the Ore was a de^^fective tiue. ThomasK. Couch, general manager of^the Boston a Montana company's mines^aud smelters at Butte, was In the city Sun^^day night, and left yesterday morning for^Great Kails to Inspect the Sand Coulee coal^fields. As to whether finis visit had any^^thing to do with selecting a site for the^company's new smelter he declined to^state. His visit may and may not have^some connection with the scheme, as It^was strongly Intimated last summer in^Itutte, that the U. A M. did Intend erecting^their new plant at Great Kails. The Butte^pspers have strongly urged that the valley^through which the Itlg Hole river runs^would l^e the proper place for the smelter,^but as the company never reached any def^^inite conclusion in the matter there Is good^resson for believing that Superintendent^Couch's visit to (treat Kails has some o^ar-^ing on the smelter, and It is clsimed thst^should the people of that burg ^get a gait^ou themselves and pull together they may^succeed In convincing Mr. Couch that^Great Kalis, by reason of Its having unlim^^ited water power, and being close to the^Sand Coulee coal mines, is the only plsce^on earth where the smelter should be^erected. The company Intend building^their new plant In the spring. It is under-^-tood that Col. Broadwater, who left for^Great Kails. Sunday, was to entertain Mr.^Couch and show him around. TELEGRAPHICBREVITIES. Geoghegan,the author, Is dead, aged 74^years. Danielsheeny, M. P., has been arrested^under the crimes act TheRight Rev. Joshua Hughes, I) D..^bishop of St Assph, is dead. Phelps,United States minister to Kng^laud, held a conference yesterdsy with^Lord Salisbury on Samoan affairs. Ariot occurred at a campaign meesJnjr^st Paris last e\enlng, at which twenty per^^sons were injured. Krequ jnt cheers were^given for iioulanger. Gov.sehulti was thrown from a sleigh^yesterdsy at Winnipeg, breaking his arm.^lie la in a poor physloal condition and the^accident may result seriously. Thebeautiful glossy sheen, so much ad^mired In hair, can be secured by the use of^A^er's hair Vigor. There is nothing bet^^ter than this preparation for strengthening^the scalp and kwplng it free from dandruff^and itching eruptions.