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VElMontaniana abroad will always find Tna DAL.r INDEPErNDENT on iile at their favorite hotels: Fifth Avenue and Metropolitan, New lork; West. Minneapolis: Baldwin and Palace, Ian reneorov: MoDermott, Batte; Leland liotel, I;pringfield. Ill. WILL persons who can give accommo dations to the teachers next year and who have been overlooked by the can vassers, please send their names and addresses to lion. Wmi. Muth, Power block. I'1nr republic of Switzerland was 600 years old the other day, but it never reached its perfection until it borrowed some of its best features of government from the constitution of the United States forty years ago. WF congratulate Captain Robert E. Fisk on the honor conferred upon him in electing him a member of the national council of the Grand Army of the Re public, and we congratulate the organi zation on having bestowed its honors so worthily. IF it be true that John Wanamaker is to have charge of Mr. Harrison's can vass in Pennsylvania, and that Quay and Cameron have formed a combina tion against him, it is safe to bet that Pennsylvania will not vote for Harrison in the next national convention. HELENA will extend a hearty welcome to Jay Gould in his capacity of railroad builder. He must be prepared, how- 1 ever, to be assailed by the administra- s tion organ as an opponent of free a coinage, the same as Mr. Villard was the other day. The Journal is opposed to * all the enemies of free silver except I Benjamin Harrison. THE new school house should be pushed to completion as rapidly as pos sible in spite of the fact that there may have been extravagance and loose meth ods in their construction. They will all be needed as soon as they can be made ready and besides we want to make a good showing before the educators of the United States next year. But the thing we need the most of all is a public library building with a big assem bly hall attached. A FEW days' canvass of the city shows that Helena has ample accommodation for 10,000 visitors, and this limit could be readily increased by several thousand more. In the preliminary canvass householders have only stated the num ber they would accommodate in any event without taxing their honses to their capacity. In hundreds of cases the canvassers were informed that dou ble the number allotted would be en tertained if necessary. Our citizens will also be prepared with a guarantee for that pavilion or auditorium, and the coming of the visiting committee of the Teachers' association is awaited in the full confidence that their every require ment will be met. LET us be thankful we live in a land of peace and order, where law is su preme, instead of in a lawless and dan gerous community lilke New York stats. In the suburbs of the metropolis the other day Colonel Ingersoll's secretary. and another man went at one another with pistols and knives and one of them was done to death, and on the following day in a New York flat a lman killed his rival in love. Two or three days pro-re vionsly, at a republican convent ion held in central New York, rival dolegates broke through doors aind windows and fought one another with pistols until the police stopped the row. (;od-fear ing parents. wishing to rear their fami lies in a good nmoral atmosphore where these things: are barrerd. should come to Montans, where there is a law against carrying tire-armis. A wnivri.u in the August Seribner has discovered and aimed a now ailmont, which. he calls "The inability to stop." "There are certain mi,,iitain climbers." he says, "whose eyes are ined upon a height until it is attained andl then upon the height succooding. After MouInt Blanc thlie ltterlhorn. after lie Matter horn the Hiinaiiyas, and with similar narroisnuss of vrviiin these l hmbers on varied slopes of Parnassus set in all tlh landscape only its iu')lllll in pli:lak." T'his is a poutic way of desuribIg ithe day and night pursuit of tbo luoluve dol lar, whilch is one of the most nuari.elly unpleasant features of Aliarir'an liven. We read the sparkling essay i. vain iito find a remedy for the disorder, but, alai;, the writer loneis us with only a dingnl, sis of the i ilady. lio does not tell us Ilow to stop, aind we knew we were unl ble to stop before he told lus. T'Il Sp,'l:'auiaun glviow gives some of the barnacles of that 'iommiunity a re freshing shaking up. It says: 'this is no time for that petty spite which simply impels ien to refuse to hilp themselves because in so doing they will help the drones of the city. Of course there are men here who have grown im mensely rich by dodgiug subscription lists and allowing their ueighbors to put forth all the effort. But who envies these men their standing in the community? Who would take their wealth, knowing as he does the estimit,oa in which they are held: how little their friendship is valued, and with what fine scorn they are held as they pass along the street? Home of these drones must cu:tainly be obhlvious to the scorn in which they are held, else they would derive small delight from the wealth that has some to them through the capirIc of oit tune. It is not a question of whether thi man or that has done anything, bIi whether you arr willing to class youreoli with auoh men and share the acorn in whita you know they are held by the community, Noblesse oblige. How thankful we should be that we have no such men in Helena! Wmnr., we are in the habit of speak. ing patronizingly of our neighbors in Japan for adopting a parliamentary form of government it is just possible we oould learn a thing or two from them about courtesy in publio life. For in stance, the proesiding oflieor of the Japan ese house of commons does not wield a gavel with which to bulldoze or intimi. date members. When half a dozen members got the floor and begin talking at the same time the president, with a smile and a deprecatory gesture, softly says "Please wait a moment$" Fancy our American czar showing such polite ness and consideration as that! Can we reasonably claim to have the highest form of civilization when we read that in the Japanese house of commons de bates are conducted with no motion be fore the house, that the presiding officer himself takes a hand in them without a thought of impropriety or evoking cen sure, and that there is no gag law? Is it any wonder that the best manual of American parliamentary uractice, trans lated into Japanese and thoroughly ad vertised in the country, has had no sale at all, although it was without a com petitor? Plor.. Eowiau S. MORSE, of Massa chusotts, who has been studying criti cally some of the new cities that are springing up in the south under the stimulus of manufactures, makes some good points in a recent newspaper arti cle on the ne'essity of wise and careful work in laying the foundations of com mercial and industrial centers in new regions. While chance locates most cit ies, and the best sites cannot therefore always be selected, Prof. Morse insists tha, there are many things to be done for the future in the incipiency of their growth. Fresh air, good water, well paved and well lighted streets are at tainable by every community, but there are other things to consider. Professor Morse demands, for instance, that the instigator of a factory whistle should be imprisoned for life in an active boiler shop. The city's great factories, work shops, furnaces and the like should be in one district by themselves, its lighter shops of dry goods, books, etc., on some pleasant boulevard away from the wholesale stores. The tall tenement house should be barred and the future metropolis should start right by provid ing homes for its working people, each with enough ground for a grass plat and flowers and vegetable garden. Pro fessor Morse would have in each town a public library building containing an industrial art museum, scientific collec tion, etc., and above all a capacious 'city hall that should be let at a nominal cost for lighting and janitor service, where lectures and entertainments of an in structive character could be given. He would have every city make its own light, own its transportation lines and water supply. All these conditions could be realized in the towns that are laid out and built by big improvement companies, but Professor Morse's plan smacks too much of patornalism to please the average American citizen. Independence and individuality are the marked traits of our people and nowhere are these char acteristics more strongly accentuated than in our western communities, where men by individual effort have conquered fortune. The tendency in all our now municipalities is toward the closest re; striction of corporate powers, and the work of beautifying and adorning our growing towns devolves chiefly upon public spirited individuals. Still there is a great deal in starting right. A MONTANA I'ICI'URE. Outlined against a sky of misty blue The mountains stand, their summits crowned with snow. Across them falls the radient sunset glow, The purple shadows gleam with crimson hue. A flashing, silvery stream goes trembling down Among the tall dark pines of vivid green, Elusive glimpses here and there are seen Of glistening rocks and tender mosses brown. t deer, all motionless with brave uplifted head Stands, with a tiny fawn upon a monid, Just poised, to spring away with frantic bound At sight of foe, or sound of hunter's tread. A stretch of prnirin, full of wavering light, A iaunt gray wolf, slow slouching through the grass, An eagle circling toward the mountain pass As if with day to take his weary flizht. --Olive Hiarian. IBest recipe for catching a husband l)un't try. '[roy l'reas. Always forgive our enemies-especially those you can't whip.- 'l'Uxas Siftings. "No, sir," ,aill the shoe manufacture. "I I can't sell the i iods at that price; I'to a ahoe-maker, not a freeboter." -,hoo and leather IReporter. "Johnny, have you seen your papa's teeth anywheere"'' "Yes'sum. Me and Annie was cra.kin' lusts with 'ira only ten minutes ago."- - Epoch. A character in onii of Wlkie Collins' novels remarks: "Why sihould they have them hells on churches; they don't have them on theater, anid people get there all the same."'-- ruth. Phlilosophy lro, I Foggy Ilottom. Sometimes a lie am 'bout do only pertrc tion asin a lman dat w )a't mlin' his own businl as. Dar nin' mluch wu'k done on do mantle ob chnh'ty in or hewin surciety. When yuh Ilnks at do stats yoh kiner feeools dat doy wouidn' be dar if yu wusn' gwine ter hab a chance to know till about 'eta, some day. Hit's might unfort'nt foh lots oib pirer chilld'n dtat dey warn't bo'hn pug dogs. Er dishlones' man will scheme fohl hour,; ioh a dollah and don 'maglne hu didnu' wn'k fur it.-Washington Star. Would ys- like io i,ualiasea t;esvtart.,rt wsi'! fit ter Silt sr a sltir grat-atu at ., tr, 'ilii [. tmle tt: lit 'l'iat i v, th wa s baud, ltio,. Iars cut prses tur this week. THR SUADOWUlA [amtu wrparan's Gomn T O WW.] Sipe Murphy's come to town thtia (ph't seem qgete the same. I have noticed less whisky and ioteawt of rain. Up in the "bloody frst" I see a change of sentiment, And Lispnor's spring water now goes where whisky went. Bartenders are standing 'round with les and less to do; "They are good fellowsl" Murphy says, "we'll have them with us, too." There are reasons for believing that ying Rum will cease to drown The husbands, wives and little folks, since Murphy's come to town. Each night upon the corner where g ain street joins Wood You'll find a crowd of characters that pw o licemen call "no good." There are bummers, drunkards, Chinamen, prize fighters and rags, New ones from Deer Lodge, and a major ity with jags. "That's just my crowd," says Murphy, as he loosens up his tongue, And drinks a cooktail of our air and fills up either lung. And when his eyet begin to shine, then you can mark it down There will be a difference somewhere before Murphy's out of town. You ask me how he does it, well, go around and see. And if you'll explain the secret, why you've got the best of me. For instance, I cite the esee of lightweight Bill Sears, As tough a nut as you can find, well, he came down to tears, And now he swears by all that's good that though his weight is light, He's out to challenge Satan to make a fin ish fight ' And it's dollars to doughnuts that he will do him brown, For he is fighting under gospel rules since Murphy's come to town. And Larkins, the gambler, he says he has quit the game And is boosting now for Murphy and thinks he'll chance his name. Another man who played a part in Jack Langrishe's old show Has joined Murphy's company and says he wants to know Why all don't come when Murphy says he's their friend, As he rolls his gray eyes till the crowd be gins to bend. And thus it goes, and I can see the guloh has changed its gown, From painted red to purer white, since Murphy's come to town. *"+.. Those who are on the inside have known for some time that a personal difference eR isted between Chinese Tom, the well-known man about Chinatown, and Charley Ga zello, an equally influential citizen on Mafia hill, near the Chinese quarter. The trouble is said to have originated over a voker game, in which the Chinaman, under the teachings of Ah Sin, make an unsuccessful attempt to spring five aces on the Italian. The Toledo blade made at Venice and the Chinese tom tom were part of exhibit A, but friends intervened and an adjustment of exisiting difficulties was arranged. The two representative citizens were supposed to be on amicable terms until an accidental meeting occurred yesterday afternoon. Tom was pushing a wheelbarrow filled with soiled linen to a friend's place of business on Park avenue, when Charley turned the corner of Wall street with a wheelbarrow full of garbage and the two came face to face. The sidewalk on Clore street is too narrow for two wheelbarrows to pass so as they came to a full stop. The Chinaman glared savagely at the Italian, while the Italian's eyes shot forth the concealed fire of a dozen centuries. The silence was finally broken by Tom. "You glittee off side 'lak," he demanded. "You mova you I smasha Chinaman's face, don'ta forget." "You sabe me," replied Tom. "You knowa de Italia man," retorted the son of Italy. "Mo sabe dago." "You mova barrow you no eats no more rats." "Mae leat dago fieo' bleakfast." "You mova de barrow?" "No." "You taka de drink?" To those ac.;uainted with the celestial's weakness, it was needless to add that the offer was accepted. The wheelbarrows were standing at the corner of Wall and Clore streets at an early hour this morning. Hugh McQuaid flashed before the com munity yesterday in a fine new suit of Scotch tweed, accompanied by a bewilder ing British scarf. The combination was so dazzling that Mayor Kloinschmidt issued a proclamation early in the day warning all good citizens to wear smoked glasses until nightfall. This cautionary meaonsure doubt less resulted in saving many necessary eyes to our people. Late in the afternoon three rivals appeared in the shape of Crow In dians. Big-Man--Afraid-of-McKinley-Bill was passing down Main street dressed in fire red trousers, a composite blanket and a silk hat boundt with blne ribbon, when Ilfuh's attenttion was attracted. In the Crow patois he invited the Crow chief and his three valets de chalmbre in to hear the phonograph, thbus hoping to drive his rival to insanity. The invitation was accepted, but while the wondors of thle lhonograph were being revealed the chief's squaw ap peared at the door and cast a fond glance at the latest product of the Piccadilly tailor and haberdasher. "Come in," yelled Hugh as lu, started to hbe door. "Ki, vi, doe wrdb rah," velled the chief as he dropped the rubbor tubes. Youi should lihav HWer that snill:IW run. When Ilugh ranchled the door she was half way down thel Prickly Pear valley. 'There is a ma n; ini thin town, no names plrse. who is justly proud of his ability to detect diliurenr brands of liunur. Iie can explain the difference between v..hinky dis filled ,nrel. 1, 1890, and the soamure branrd dis tlrled ten mlnutes later. So dteliate and vet certain is thIH inrtinct trit he has nevr, yet made It failure. hlowover, as often Ihapperns to con nP.iisonure f mt cognized ability, skeotie l aeal, rerd. WheVn hIis word wis dolnlled hr oferd to Irmake -.'z grand expterlinnt." Horle fifty liquorn of all ages and warrhlta were placed blefnoro hII after his eyes were cnrcfully Iblilrfolde(d. 'Tothe utter astonishment off all sprctastors, tie told tihe ae and brand of every lii.li,r at the first taste. 'Then one of the doubtrrs gave hinil a glass of water. T'ihi Cinrrrorsseittr tai it it rignr antd again, rnd linally turnedl his heiad downi in i reflective trrmood. "Hve," heli said, "I ain't ceirtr,,. but I belinxa I ttiuntd that stull in Clrardo in the spring of '1l. .sn 'itis lmslp h(o to O penhrei er & AA.ih, International hotel block, anid try a btttlu of porter at 1i cents. Grreal drive ini AluisIra underwear at 'Ike hse hive. WALICE & THORNBURGH, HESaire "o'r ISale REAL ESTATE Of every description and located in all parts of the City. Some Exceptionally Good Bargains in RESIDENCE PROPERTY Are on their lists. 'hey Also Can Ofter Some Choice Unimproved Properties at Most Attractive Prices They are Sole Agents for 1. LENOX 7:DDITION, *t Which is now conceded by all to be without a rival among the Additions to Helena for Residence Purposes. WALLACE & THORNBURGH )enver Block, - Broadway and Warren Streets. JACQUEIN &"CO. WATGHJVIAKERS, JEWELERS, - SILVEJSMITHS. - Dealers in DIAMONDS WATCHES, SILVERWARE, CUT CRYSTAL, FANCY GOODS. Complicated Watch Repairing, Artistic Engraving, Jewelry Manufactured to Order. Mon tana Sapphire and Nugget Jew elry a SPECIALTY ! CALL AN EXAMIIINE OUR STOCK, 27 Main Street. Money to Loan. I am prrpared to make loans promptly on IMPRIOVED 'I'ROI'Il:TY IN TIIE ('ITY OF HIllENA, AND RANCHES IN MONTANA. ,No Ihlays. Fun.k Always on Hand. ('orresl,prnlo n' HSolicited. -- II. B. I'ALMER.L - - IRoom 15. Merchant; Natiunal Bank Building. MORTGAGE NOTES PURCHASED. PATENTS. tUnited States and Foreign Pat r.nts oljtulnod and any information given. E;DWARD C. HUSSELL, AttLLrney at Law, Pittlburgh block, Helena, Mont. RANCH oF_2 0ooACRES Well improveJ and thoroughly Irrigated, on fine ranu. A GREAT BARlGAIN! W. E. COX, GOLD BLOCK TO MOTHERS Vacation Is Nearly Over, And no doubt you are preparing your boys for school. They will need some clothes and we wish to apprise you that our stock in that line is very complete, and for the next THIRTY DAYS We will allow a Discount of 15 Per Cent From the very low prices they are now marked. We make this sacrifice to reduce stock, having placed very large orders and must make room for our fall shipments. If you don't need any suits for your boys now, it will pay you a handsome profit to an ticipate their wants, for they will need some later in the season. We also have a full line of Shoes, Hats, Waists, etc.. for the little men. GANS & KLEIN, Leading Clothiers, Hatters and Haber dashers.