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CITY NEWS AND0 GOSSIP.
Ben Hogan, the Evangelist an4 Re frrmed Puilist, Will Visit the Capital. Obliging Zx-Orackemen Open a Bank Vault For a Pus sled Cashier. One More Unfortuaate Dies on Clore Street-The Davis Will Caue On Again. . Ben Hogan, the reformed pugilist and evangelist, is on his way here. He was in Butte yesterday engaged in an attempt to improve the morals of that wicked city. Since his last visit here about six years ago he has been in Europe and various points in the east on a crusade against evil. He said the other day that if he could knock the devil out of Butte he would regard it as one of his greatest achievements. When he made his first appearanoe:here in Mihn's opera house he was greeted by large audi ences. He is a very entertaining talker in his way and delivers some pretty sharp re marks concerning some classes of people and can be humorous as well as pathetic. One evening in Ming's, while relating his experience as a pugilist, he became excited and said he believed he was as good a man as ever shied-his castor into the ring. "I don't bar John L.," he shouted. One of the clergymen on the stage calmed him down and brought the evangelist back to his theme, while the audience cheered his "'de.." "Our two converted safe blowers recently gave an exhibition of their skill in their old profession at Duluth that was not down on $he programme," said Charles A. Davis, manager of "The Stowaway," at The Hel ens, last evening. "It happened that our treasurer," continued Mr. Davis, "paid the company with ohecks on the Duluth Na tinlt bank, instead of giving them cash as is the custom and when the actors went to the bank the next morning to obtain the current coin of the realm, they found the cashier and other officials in a state of great excitement over the fact that the bank safe refused to open on the combination. There were no traces of burglars and it was evidently a case of accidental lookout which sometimes happens in the oomph. cited mechanism of a bank safe. The cashier and directors were discussing the advisability of telegraphing to Chicago for the services of a safe expert when our two fire and burglar proof annihilators, '8pike' Hennessey and 'Kid' McCoy. sauntered into the bank to get their ochecks cashed. When Hennessey presented the bit of paper to the cashier he was informed of the difficulty the bank was In. "'What!' he exclaimed, 'don't I get no dough on this check?' "The cashier being a man of peace apolo ixed profusely and offtered to aooompany mennessey and McCoy to another bank and see that they obtained the amount of their checks. Treasurer Hogarty came in at this Juncture and suggested that 'Spike' and the 'Kid' ought to open the safe, and after some ,frther parley the two ex cracksmen were shown lato the vault and began examining the safe. Heanessey twirled the dial a few moments and listened intently to the click of the tumblers inside the door. "'What d'ye think, Kid?' he demanded of his partner. " 'The dog's rusty,' replied that worthy. " 'That's what I think,' said 'Spike.' 'Now, Mr. Cashier,' continued Hennessey, 'wait till I git my tools and we'll have your safe open in a pig's whisper.' "Hennessey wentover to the hotel and re turned shortly with his kit of tools. Kneeling down before the safe he unscrewed the dial and took of the dial ring; he then fitted a brass eylinder on the door and forced about a pint of petroleum into the look around the spindle. The 'Kid' in the meantime was industriously working the look with a pair of nippers, and in about ive minutes Hennessey turned to the cashier and said: "She'll open now all right." "Sure enough, when the cashier worked the combination the look allcked, the heavy bolts shot back and tha big double doors I w open, revealnl g the bank's treasures piled up inside. When the bank offcials cofered to pay Hennessey and McCoy for their services they shook their heads, and 'Spike' remarked with a grin: "'The balance is on the other side. We we you bankers more than we'll ever pay.' SYesterday morning about four o'olook a small procession marched up Main street. It was a coroner's jury on its way to view the remains of a comely woman of twenty three, who, it is said, died from an overdose of opium and whiskey. Thejurymenfound in her rooms on Clore street, letters from Chicago addressed to Mamise O'Brien. The etters indicated that the erring one was a woman of fine education, and had been at me time well connected. She came to elena about three weeks ago from Butte, here she lived under the name of La Croy. tis not known whether she took the opium nd whiskey for the purpose of killing.her self o not. She was in the habit of using opium and may have underestimated the quantity. The jury are not through with ease yet, and will hold another session o-morrow. The Davis will case was brought up again n the district court at Butte on Saturday, 3 the demurrer of John A. Davis to the bjectionf led by Henry A. Boot and matda Cummings to the appointment of Davis as administrator. The objections rllege that the dead millionaire made a will in Helena about eight years ago, the rovilions of which were directly opposite -o those contained in the alleged forged will dated, eighteen years ago, now on file a the Silver Bow court. The will .made in Ealena; it is alleged, revokes all previous wills and was subsequently destroyed by he deceased, and that no other will was ex unted in its place. This condition of at hirn, it is argued, leaves the estate to equit ibde division among the heirs. liue aeaestmeat of hose blankets at A. ice tne e arrage rbes as A. . . Davd ma * Cr.'s. ie assertmoat eases bla.kets at A. Da ids'.s a a.'. dIb.i. way Else mtsw m earlssevebes as Ll. Davu. Ntaeeesewtmeatat beaue beawab at A. . amedsiaa C.'t J h em .asti weal aits at the see -tilt Tm T BRJER'8 SUIDAY. hie Wate the Yeas. . t hele Is ~m n ela s nd sI a Dames. The members ol of eeola Vs, thWi familbsm and eadulm a moe&aJoybLg The e pai. e tx d m'la ople Mitood boe. D the saoal h, there was another attssetion which prosves the feature of the evwenag. It was the gym nail. and eallheiae exereles of Prof. Hremm l' classesl of young glrle, youna men and boys. The young men ga some creditable exhibitions on the parallr bars. They were followed by a class of about fif teen rosy-cheekpd girls elad in sailor os tume. They went through an Indian club awinging exercise with exactness and pre ciion that was complimentary to Prof. Knemmel's abilit as an instructor. The girls performed many intrioate moves with the clubs, and to some de lightful music from Prof. Peterman's or ohestra, the clas presented a pieture that as the very poetry of motion. The girls were all types of health and vigor, and esuch exercise should be encouraged. The small boys in their dumbell exercises captured the large audience, and a repeti tion of the clever work of the little fellows only intensified the enthusiastic people. There were six exercises altogether, which were concluded by a grand tableau. The social dance opened with a grand march led by the members of the class. It was a very pretty march, many intricate figures being made. After the last figure the marches formed an L, pattners facing each other, and the couple at the end waltzed down the center, followed by the next, and so on until the end, when all were waltzing. The music furnished by Prof. Peterman and his accomplished children was exep tionally fine, being new and catchy. A sohottische, "The Darkey'a .Dream," now the popular rage in the East for ball rooms, was rendered for the frst time in Helena. It is a very pleasant air and bound to be come popular in Helena. JOTTINGS ABOUT TOWN. The Clara Morris engagement closed at Butte last Saturday night. The Helena relief committee will meet at 708 Fifth avenue this afternoon at 1:80. Commenoing to-day the registry oices will be kept open from 10 a. m. until 10 p. m. The inquest in the ease of the woman who died on Clore street will be held to morrow. The board for the Working Women's home hold their regular monthly meeting this afternoon at 2 o'clock. A large crowd of Helenaltes went over to Butte yesterday on the excursion, some of whom returned on the regular train last night at 6:80. There will be a social meeting of the dif ferent unions of Helena on Wednesday evening at Good Templar hall on Grand street at eight o'clock. The registry offices will be open until 10 p. m. from now until the 15th, and there is no reason why the voters should not get their names down. Wm. H. Cameron on Saturday night found in the alley back of the opera house a number of photographs of a family group and left them at Tax IunxpIxnxw office. The only way you can vote for W. W. Dixon is to go to the proper office and reg ister. After that, on election day, instead of pulling of your coat put an X opposite the name of William Wirt Dixon. Coroner Bookman will hold an quest to-day in the Max Behren's case.- The ury is composed of E. C. Babcock. C. SL .aw ter Gorge Booker B. H. Kleinchmidt, Wiliam Reead and john Keating. The members of the Helena turnverein -ave a gymnastic exhibition last night in their hall on Helena avenue. There was a large audience present. A class of young ladius went through some gaeel move ments, which reflecd redit on their in structor. PERSONAL. J. F. Kirby, of Anaconda, is in Helena. Joseph P. Reed returned from Butte yes terday. Henry Longmaid came in from Empire yesterday. One of Cascade's visitors in Helena is James MoIntyre. N. P. Reynolda, of Philipsburg, paid the capital city a visit yesterday. F. E. Knead, of Helena, was regitered at the McDermott, in Butte, yeasterday. B. H. Langley, of the Great Northern, Spent Saturday and Sunday in Butte. Jas. Hamilton arrived haere Sunday from great Falls and is registered at the Cosmo. politan. Will Arrive To-Day. The followlng pasmenger will arrive in Helena to-day on the west bound North ern Pacifo express: W. O. Oram, 0. B. Parkes, B. H. Smith. Arrivals at The Helena. A. B. MoGoffey, Den- J. . Woodeon. White ver. Co. S8ulphur Springs. N. . Baker, White Mrs. A. B. Woodeon, Sulphur dprinm. White Sulphur mrs. i. W. Badger and Springs child, White ulphur . . Rice, White Sew York. Miss Ada Davis, M'- Chas. tanfman, St. souls,. Louis. Louis Trusoher, St. Louis Trusoher, Jr., St. Louis Lo Mose King. Boeton. A. S Freund, New IrvingngAb , tow York.' York Frank B. Graf. Port- E. G. Maela, .Gr est laud. Fails. J. A. Welmescary, Chi- A. t. Curtin and fam Mir ily, Alhambra, Mont. Mfi .Miller, Living- Hiram Jnow!ea ston. family Butte. Mrs. Sam'unl Thomon Mr. F. Thompson nd serMt, Newa York. servant. New York. Gao. SBcott. New York. John Clark, New York. Wm. Clark, Mon W. M. Tabor. St. Paul. arch. . L. Whitmore, Mari F. L. Button, New er- vile.tmore, eey. H. Prideanux, Devide. W. BL Chandler, Minne- Wm. McCarthy, St. apolis. Paul. W. V. Peterson, San G. . Ogdon, Washing. Franoisco. ton. D. C. John Thompson, Drummond. Arrivals at the Grand CentraL W. H. Dickinson, B. Nevo, Ft. Paul. Buldar. Chan. . Gcobld. Ports BD. F-Ui& zeBo an. mouth, O. aDr. .B, BMnn, Nei.. 0. . Wade, Sturgeon, David D. Shields, Em- E. A. Hakins, N, P. mettsberg. i. M. C. N.H. Wm. Schrlaner. Wicke a Dayton Weeks, Des Henry Prentiss, Jr., -,oine, Is. Great Falls. Prof. C. orris, Miller W. F, Miller. iller t & Noris Co. Norris C..'. C W o . Boulder. E. W. Bled Gret Falls. LJ. Hendrickson, New A. P. lchmitz, Great Chicago. Falls. W. MoEsuadriak, Marys G. C. ,Js. Co . Is. vila. Jas Wlmmot, rest A. S. Flershelme, Vails Mnses City. W. .. Cle. St. Pan J, M. Berry, Cooke J. C rala, MarS Cit. vle. Cl Mcntyres Great hMr aod e. W.. D. Ar Falls. a w Dr. P. Whipple, Sei. H. a. mp, Saginaw. naw. LeeMontgomery, Avora. Niee line o ealrring robes at A. J. David son ACo.'s. Ladles' fast blak, alt wool, ribbed underwear only 3i at the Bids Hive. Nlee lime of carriage robse at A. J. David. eon a Ce's Speeoal rae of ehildren's woolen hosisry ad the op-e at the Be, Hive. Agses BU Ihbes " 3avb-cepe at. 188 OTruenbnaitia it s39s eabeth at #i.35 atthewu~,rtgm!F~ uNmok CRIMINAL CARELESSNES Oi thePart of tonduotn r Short, I -tli Verdit of the Coro :ne's Jury. He Left the Saisty Switoh Op, at Butler Frlday Night Brakeman Nixon TemtlSe that Sho.r Opened the Switch Whih Resulted In Killing Engineer Mase. Conductor Short is now in theeounty jail on a serious charge, the coroner's jury yes terdayinding that the accident at Butler on Friday night caused by an open switch was due to criminal carelessness upon the part of Short. After the jury rendered the verdict at the court house Coroner Bookman turned Short over to Sherif Jeferis. The witnesses who were examined yesterday were unanimous in their testimony that there was no light on the switch and that if there had been one there the a0cident oould have been avoided. Marshal Nixon, Short's brakeman on the freight train bound from Missoula to Hel ens, gave direct testimony to the efect that Short is the man who opened the switcb. His testimony is: "Our train broke in two in the tunnel. We tried to back her up and couple together, but the train was too heavy for the engine and we could not get to gether. We came down to Butler with the front part and put her on the side-track on the left of the main line. I out the engine off and took it out on the main line and Short said to back it up and put it in on the safe ty switch and I did so. I closed the switch after me and put the look in the keeper of the switch and then went to the telegraph office fter Short. I was there twenty or twenty.five minutes when Short came out and I followed him. He said, 'Go down and tell that engineer (meaning ours) to back out and come down on the head end of the train and I'll let him out there.' Short went right aeross thetrack and opened the switeh and said to me, 'Fly down and take all the retainers down back of the furniture ears on the head end.' I did so and as I went down I told the engineer that Short wanted him to back up and he said there was not room to clear down there. I hol lowed and told Short they would not clera. He gave me a rough answer and said, 'Go and see." I looked and didn't think there was room. I came back and went to the telegraph office and asked Short what he was going to do. He was mad and wouldn't talk much after that; the engi neer and he had been jawing over orders and he was mad because the engineer wouldn't go up the hill without orders. About the time he stepped out of the offce the passenger was coming down the hill. As I came on the platform Short said: 'My Godl That switch!' Just then the pas senger went by the platform and ran into the switch. I ran down to the wreck and heard a man hollering. I ran into the fire man of No. 2 and pulled him out of the hot water. He asked, 'Where is Frank?' Then I heard another man below me twenty or thirty feet and found Mass lying in a pool of water that came from the engine. I am positive there was no light on the switchl We gotto Butler at 10 p. m. I never saw. Short any more that night." Engineer T. B. Manner who lives in Helena, testified that he was on the safety switch with his engine, No. 485. He sa . "About 100 p. +n. engine No. 488 headed in on us. No. 2 pasenr came down the main line about 11 o'c lok and the switch bein thrown on the safety track that let No. in on the safety track, striking engine I488 in the tnk. driving her ahead andshe trucke engRin I was in my engine at the time. Ordinarily, engineers are toobey the order of conductors unless in conflict with the rules and regulations, or when we think danger is likely to follow orders of his, then we take the sale course and look for orders from headquarters." He was asked, "Suppose the conductor holds the road byhaving it flagged, is it the duty of thengineer to obey the orders to move He replied: "If the engineer is satisfied that the road is slagged he should obey. But if he is not satsfed he should ask for orders from headquarters." "Whose duty is it to look after the switches?" "The conductor." "After the collision I got down off my en. gine at once and told my fireman to go over on the other aide. Whereupon he gave me his white light and lit one for himself or took it of the engine. The firstman I met was Engineer Cromwell, and h asked me if I had seen F. B. Mases fireman of No. 2. Then he said 'Mase is lyin over here all eut to pieoes, and dying.' I went to Mase where he laid, about forty feet away from his en gine. I raised his head, he looked at me, but did not speak. Ithink he tried to speak but oduld not. He died in about twenty-eight minutes. There was a lamp at the switch, but no light in it. It was about ten o'olock when I notieed it. He was asked whether the accident could have been avoided if there had been a light at the switch, to which he replied yes. The other railroad men who were present at the sccident testified that there was no light at the switch, and that the aoident could have been avoided if a light had been there. The jury, in their verdiot, censure the night operator at Butler, J. A. Hogs, for not keeping a light on the switch. The Jurymen were: J. N. Oraig, F. E. Thieme, Thomas Conlon, Fred S. IZinoln. John H. Rhoads and Ed. Needham. Reduction in hack rates at the "Ploneer.' Twenty hack fares for 5 at the "Ple. neer." The Knitting Factory, 213 A Main street a the beet place to buy your hosiery, yans underwear, gloves, etc. Hosier kanit to order. Agnes Booth. Fine Livery Rigs at the "Pioneer." Union Meetings. There will be a social meeting of mem. bers of the different unions of Helena at Good Templar hall corner Grand and War ren streets, on Wednesday eve, October 8, at eight o'clock. Only firstdes oyster parlors, motor ofie. oeciable. The Ladies' Auxiliary soofety of the Tem ple Enisnuel will give a social at the rooms of the Helena Business college on Tuesday evening next. Good music and some fine refreshments will be served. Imported Paisener at Jenlnsoma Co,'s to. Agnes Booth. oils. P e tso 's Dreg Strem. XerkiLa Women's Hose. The board for the Working Women's a Home will hold their regular monthly meet. ig e M da at two p. m., Ot. T, at Yr il a' . I odney sree. Dw&I A.Karwec, Seawetey. Emedh tocd om aosi E Ms.Mt EA Bnf mi o r. am iu ress l t Satle B"o Tcem. is r, IS pam h es e, Cap Montana Sapphires! We have a very large line of really fine Montana Sapphires, which we are offering, set and un set, at low prices. Several of those we have are pronounced by connoisseurs to be the finest in color and brilliancy of any yel found. See us about them; we are prepared to give you infor mation and advice, and suggest artistic settings and combinations with other gems. J. Steinmetz Jewelry Com'y., Leading Jewelers. HeleaIn, Moat* N. 3.-The inest Watch Refir in the northwest. Jewelry made to order elndrepared. Largest Stock I Lowest Pices I J. R. STIIL & (O. Houses for sale from $zx,oo upwards, easy terms. Lots in all parts of the City. Houses to rent from $zo to $5o. Six-room house and large stable, only $25. Money to loan on short time. John B. Steele & Co., ROOM 13, ' PITTSBURGH BLOCK, SFOR RENT . Six Furnished Rooms, $6o. Close to Main street. • FOR SALE* At a Bargain. -oo feet front in Central Additi,n No. 3. B. V. S. FO1LK & CO., 1 and 2 Bailey Block. Money to Loan. I am prepyad to make loa. promptly on Improved Property in Cit of Helena, and Ranches in Montana. Nodelay.. ulnd. wa han Correspond. H. B. PALMER, Boom 1, Merechaat Nat. Bank Baildin, Helena Mortgage Notes Purchased. Ming's Opera House, JOHN MAGUIRE - . - - Manager. And Grand Gala Saturday Matinee. Commnnesin THURSDAY, OCT. 9, IMPOSING AND IMPRESSIVE PRODUCTIO, OF THE REIGNING LONDON MBLO. DRAMATIC TRIUMPH. -THE STOWAWAY. Great New York Cast! A Car Load of Scenery! See th BmatUifn and Wonderfuijy Delatlc Yacht aet wIth huge wbaite s ai. rigged andcopw iv NOTE-I< Ike to*cP "*.se B .. and "lid" EbNCy, the noted r-bhusk rob bers, will Now open a real eute In fail view of the audience. (ý' O ADVANCE IN BICES. BSale of neat. larn· Wern n nnin & at Pope & O'Conor'. DANCING. Prof. A. Thelin guarantees to teaoh any one to dance in fifeen l.ione. ClarI meet every Moday night at Electrie Hall. Rgular dana anight on Thunnday erasing. Musl by POTF. G. W. DONOAN. r4 e . I me a r Monster Fi Stock is Now Ready. FUR CAPES,---ao armne. SEAL JACKETS, COATS, ULSTERS, .And All Kinds of Fur Cfoods, Largest Stock in the West. Latest Parisian Styles at East ern Prices. Call and See. BABCOCK'S FUR STORE, 3,000 ACRES ft Different Tracts, Near Halena. From $30 Upward. sLO'I'sos S JLLO ns PINEST LIST IN THE CITY W. E. COX, GOLD BLOCK. A SNAP! Restaurant For Sale Cheap I will sell the B. & B. Restaurant on Central avenue, Great Fall, with fix tures complete for $1,25O or valuation. Lease with rent paid up. to February 1, 1890. Bickness .ho only oause of selling. Apply to G. WALTERS, B. & B. Restaurant, Great Falls. Mont. ARMITAGE & PIATT. =--Bargains In ACRES. LOTS AND HOUSES. FOWLES'- CASH - STORE. GREAT OUT FOR THREE DAYS ONLY Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Merino Vests, Long Sleeves. Just the thing for Fall Only 25c, Reduced from 50e SAT FOWLES' - CASH -~ STO R Tk# 45' S dlicate Addition: 1 AT $14 PER FT. Includes Two Comne TERMS EASY. . II, FLOYD-JONES, Atlas Block, Helena, Mont C. B. LEBKICHER, ?d Floor HIIrald uldin , BLANK BOOKS To Order. Boolt Neatl, Ruled and Printd Call SOMETHING NEW. SOMETHING NEW, Something Newl Cottonwood Park Call- for - Particnlars. WMIVV. 3rf UTHil, SOLE AGENT. SOMETHING NEW. SOMETHING NEW. DJANIBIKI, Y & ca Exelau.oe Jobbors in Oranges, Lemons and Apples, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC Or'ed Fruits a-d Nuts, Tobacco and Clgarf SPECIALTIES-Oreat Northern Cwemw Butt.., Nýg.. Oboe... Vegetabls Paoknlsr 8ow Produtob. A RARE BAR;A1N! 10, AI..A Dearborn Crosing, hotel with ws al att-ob d. ostobles and eapresm lsulitma store. Also 100 sores of bottom land. with agoe story and halt hones. Every c mnarpa anca in the way of warehouses, stables, corals, ao.,leo blackanith shop For male at a bar. ae. Address or inquire H. A. MILOT, Dearbo Crossing, Mont.; or this oen