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VOL. XXXII.-NO 222. ' HELENA, MONTANA. MONDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 21, 1891 PRICGVE OBNT: Y 111S OWN IND. ose Manuel Balmaoeda of Chill Puts a Bullet Through His Temple. ape Out Off He Hid at the Argentine Legation in Santiago. It Was in That Place That He Put an End to His Existence. Valparaiso Illuminated and the People Rejoicoe Over the Suioide. I Letter Left Declaring His Love for lis Country and Aeeuslng His Gen erals of Duplicity. Naw Yonx, Sept. 20.-The Herald's Val paraiso cablegram states that ex-President Balmaceda, of Chili, shot himself through the temple in his room at the Argentine le gation in Santiago on Saturday morning. The story became known in Valparaiso Saturday afternoon, and created great ex citement. Last evening the city was bril liantly illuminated, and on every hand was heard the sounds of rejoicing. It now seems that the story that Balma ceda escaped on the United States steamer San Francisco was erroneous. Instead, he left Santiago August 3, in the hope of es caping from the country, but, finding every avenue of egress closed, returned to the city on September 2, and went di rect to the Argentine legation. Since then he has been extremely nervous. No one save the Argentine minister and one other man, devoted to Balmaceda, was per mitted to see him. About eight o'clock Saturday morning a pistol shot was heard in Balmaceda's room, and Benor U. R. RIi buria rushing in, found that the ex-presi dent had just put a bullet into his brain. The junta was notified, and a committee immediately went to the house and viewed the body. As the news spread crowds of people gathered around the Argentine lega tion. They cheered, hooted and nearly went into a frenzy over the death of their late enemy. Above all was heard shouts congratulating him that in taking his own life he had escaped a worse fate at the hands of the junta. Balmaceda left a letter to his mother, and also a statement to the New York Her aid. As almost the last declarations of the dying mran they are of especial importancs. He save among other things: "I acted dur ing the past eighteen months with the con viction that I was right. I had no one in the army I could trust. The generals lied to me. Had they obeyed my orders I think the battle of Conoon would have resulted in the defeat of the enemy. My heart nas been with Chili through the whole trouble. I sought to rescue my country from foreign domination and make her the first republic in South America. My enemies say I was cruel. Circumstances compelled me to sanction certain acts, but many acts attributed to me I never knew of until after they had been committed. Until the final battle of Placilla I had strong hopes of triumphing. My generals assured me of victory, but they all lied. I know now they only pretended to be my friends because of the money they could get from me. All the money I have is $2,500 that my wife gave me Aug. 28. Your minister, Patrick Egan. many times offered me good advice. He urged me to make peace with those who opposed me and re tire from Chili. I did not heed his wise advice, for I thought he was under the in fluence of the junta, who then were refugees in the American legation. All through the trouble my closest advisers were opposed to any overtures for peace." Balmaceda's body has been removed to the general cemetery. It was accompanied by members of his family and friends. Jose Manuel Balmaceda was born in 1840. He received his education at the Seminario Conciliar of Santiago de Chili, and early distinguished himself as a political orator, his speeches favoring radical reforms in the constitution of 1833. He was deputy in five consecutive legislatures, was elected senator in 1885, and from April 12, 1882, was minister of the interior under President Santa Maria. In 1868 he was one of the founders, together with his brother, Matta and Isidoro Erraznriz, and other liberal Chilians, of the reform club, and in 1874 boldly but unsuccessfully advocated in con gress the separation of church and state. As premier in 1884, however, he succeeded in introducing civil marriages and other liberal laws. As Chilian minister at Buenos Ayros Balmnceda rendered his country a good service by gaining the good will of the Argentine Republic during the war be tween Chili and Peru The convention at Santiago on Jan. 18,1886, nominated him for president, to which position he was elected to succeed Santa Maria at the expi ration of the term, Sept. 18 of that year. In the first years of his administration Balmnaceda was liberal and conservative, but his ambition for power became insati ate, and he proved to be one of the worst enemies of the peovle. The constitution of Chili forbids the re-election of a president, but Balmanceda violated the spirit of the law by forcing the election of Vicunn, one of his tools and scagents as his immediate successor. 'I'hir man bitterly antagonized public opinion and both houses of con grses anudthe people generally distrusted him. It was apparent that Ilalmaceda wos behind the now piresident, and Lastaria, tihe head of tie cabinet, resigned beculrse of Balmaceda's intriguesand persecutions, and in attempting to fleeo fromr the tyrant's wrath perished in the snows of the Andeo. A new cabinet was formed in October, 1889, and Ialnmaeceda promised to call ari extra session of congress to quiet the polrular olamror, in the spring of 1et0. Ie failed to keep his promise, and formed a new cabinet with one of hiis tools at its head. The congress that met in Juneo Inst year passed a vote of censure against the muinistry by a large maujority of both houses, but at Ialmrocodl's instigation tbo ministry refused to vacate their oflices, and the conflict was precipitated. Conlgresa re fused to pass appropriation bills, and Bal macedan paid the expenets of the govern maunt from the surplue in the treasury. tiots eand bloodshed followed. Congress firmly maintained its ground, and ]Balma coda was forced to aprpoiniit a new ministry. 'ihe situation bIrightened for a timne, but when ]lalmonaed refused to remrove au ob jectionable oflcintl the ministry resigned in a body, anil ahlnlsoda formoed anorther ministry, this time of his intinmate personal friends. iHe again refused to convene congress inl an extra session and, as no Iaprpropriations were made, on January 1I, 1891). he virtnaly pro claimed himself dictator by declaring that he would use the public money and main in the army and arvy witho the constitutou. From that time sU s defeat he was diotator without the ~,n blance of authority. Ha suooeeded in bold lag a part of the army, but the rest, inolud-. lug the most distinguished oioers, and the entire navy, continued to support the con stitution and obey the mandates of con greas. A provisional government, consist ing of the head of the navy and the presiding officers of the senate and house of representatives, was formed and continued to administer eonstitutioqal government in the four provincoe and maintain the laws of the republic. The head of the constitu tional government was at Iquique. Only Balmaceda's remarkable ability, courage and audaoity enabled him to main tain his position so long. He levied tribute on the people without regard to forms of law, and played the tyrant with a high band. He recruited his army by sweeping conscriptions, refused to let people not In sympsthy with him leave the country, and reduced his subjeotsto absolute servitude. Neither life nor prdperty was regarded if the taking of either could serve his pur pose. It seems almost incredible that the pjople would submit to some of his petty .tes of tyranny. So apprehensive was he of conspiracies or revolutions that not more than three persons in Santiago were allowed to assemble in the public streets, and after six o'olock in the evening no horse or carriage was permitted to be used. Any person found on the street after mid night was immediately arrested and thrown into prison. For eighteen months the republic of Chili was torn with civil strife. Battles of more or less importance were fought, with vary ing success, but it was not until the 29th of August. less than a month ago, that the decisive action took place on the hills over looking Valparaiso. It resulted, as is no doubt well remembered, in the complete overthrow of Balmaceda's forces. The dic tator surrendered the capital at once and fled. Various reports have since been sent out as to where he went and what became of him, but it was not until his death that the place of his concealment was known. HARD TO HOLD HIM. No Jail Strong:Enough for Macdonald, a Montana Horsethief. VANCOUVER, B. C., Sept. 20.-Information has been received in this city that the no torious Montana horsethief and jail breaker known as Man Macdonald has been traced to the coast, and a detective has been sent out from the east to try and lo eate him. Macdonald has a record that roads like a story of a dime novel villain. His first offense was committed ten years ago in Montana, where he started in horse stealing, and had captured a couple of bands of fifty each before he was detecte He was arrested, tried, and found gulL but before sentence who pronounced made his escape from the courtroom. Again he was arrested, but a legal techni cality saved him and he was set free. Two years later the gang of horse-steal ers was broken up and Macdonald was made a prisoner. This time he got three years, and after serving six months or more broke jail, and from that time out was a fugitive, touring it -through Montana and North Dakota. Several times he was in jail, but always escaped. Last summer he came to Canada, stealing a horse, saddle and outfit from the Holter Lumber com pany, of Helene, Mont. The sheriff of Lewis and Clarke county offered a large re ward for his arrest, and in the fall the mounted police at Lethbridge nabbed him. He was held for extradition parers, and after numerous delays the sheriff tele graphed that he had the papers and would be up next day. That night, through the connivance of his guard, Macdonald es caped, and though every effort has been made to get him, he is still at large. It is believed that his whereabouts is known, and that there will be no diffionulty in get ting him. HE EVEN TOOK THE BONES. A Swedish Nobleman Arrested for Rob bing the Cliff Dwellers. DunARoo, Col., Sept.1i20.-Baron Nor denskjold, of Stockholm, Sweden, was ar rested at the Strater hotel last night by Deputy United States Marshal Sargent, charged with robbing the cliff dwellings, on the Indian reservation, of relics, etc. The information was furnished by Agent Bar tholomew, who came up from Ignacio for this purpose. The Indians have often re ported and warned the Swedish baron. The baron came hero direct from Sweden about six weeks ago, and obtained permission to go on the reservation and explore the ruins of the cliff dwellers, but with the under standing that he was not to molest or re move anything. Contrary to this, it seems that the baron fitted out a party of eight men and went at once to digging and tear ing down these ancient rains, gathering an immense amount of relics of pottery, skel etons and implements, boxing them and shipping them by express to New York, whence they were to be shipped to Stock holm. It seems from the report that an un usually large collection has been gathered and shipped and that the work has been one of general devastation to these inter esting landmarks of a race long dead. The baron is held, awaiting the action of the proper authorities. A VALUABLE INVENTION. Stopping Runaway Horses by Means of Electricity. Cmckoo, Sept. 20.-The new system of stopping runaway horses by electricity was given a praotical test on the lake front yes terday by A. B. Hotson, the inventor. Hot son got into a carriage to which two horses were attached, and with no driver on the box. The man lashed the animals with the whip and they dashed away at breakneck speed. Suddenly the animals raised them selves on their haunches and came to a full stop. The invention consists of a dry battery under the driver's box, conneteed by wires with metal balls placed in the horses nostrils. There are two buttons, one on the driver's box, another inside, which close the circuit when pressed. The result is a mild shock, which the inventor claims will invariably bring runaway horses to a standstill. A CRAZY MOTHE]R. She Drowns Herself nod Bahe While An other Child Narrowly Escapes. Sroux FALLS, S. D., Sept. 20.-A workman on the railroad saw a woman walk to the Great Northern bridge yesterday, throw her eight-year-old boy into the river, her eighteen-month-old baby after him, and then plunge in herself. Boats reached the scene and dragged the three aishore, but too late to save the mother and the babe. The woman is the wife of a contractor named Neprosich and was crazed on account of her husband's business reverses. thot by Jockey Stoval. 1'nrriAO,lrurrA, Sept. 20.-The well known colored jockey, Stoval, last night shot and probably fatally injured Alexander Robin son, clerk in the sherilf's offieo of this city. The parties wer, on a ferry bout from Gloucester to this city about midnight. btoval was with two white women. Iobin son mnade a remark which the two white women resented and Stoval, drawing a re volver, fired a bullet into lobinsou's left breast. Stoval was arrested. Drowned While Fishing. 1'pomta, Ill., Sept. 20.-Joseph Harper, colored, and Herbert Thompson, white, were drowned in the river to-day while fishing, by the capsizing of the boat. THE SITUATION IN OHIO1 Reasons for Believing the Great Taxgatherer, McKinley, Will Be Defeated. Ex - Congressman Yoder Doubts Whether Anything Can Save Him. The Floater Vote Will Go to the People's Party, and Not to the Ilepub Mlean Outfit. COLUMBUns, Ohio, Sept. 20.--The demo cratia campaign committee has turned its orators loose, and the very full swing that Major McKinley has enjoyed without the least obstruction is likely to be somewhat interfered with. The manner in which the gentlemen in charge have commenced their work is calculated to inspire confidence in the minds of the weak and wavering, and many who could see nothing but defeat in store for the party in the present contest are now claiming the election of Gov. Campbell, the full state ticket, and, if not a democrat, some other than John Sherman as senator. Thus far few alliance men have been nominated by either democrats or republi cans for representatives or senators, but it seems probable that a number will be in the near future. These is no secret as to what the candidate of the people's party for gov ernor aspires to, but it can be stated from the start that John Seitz would not be en couraged to make the race, even by the democrats, who would do almost anything to retire Sherman to private life. Judge Thurman, in speaking of the people's party and its desire to lift the scalp of Sherman, remarked to a friend: "When they under take to take his scalp I think they will dis cover that John Sherman is a pretty hard customer to handle; they are likely also to learn that he is a pretty tough one, too. Sherman is too old and has been in public life a good while, has had experience, and he is not the kind of man that will permit his sbalp to be lifted withe fight." Ex-Coongrssim.n 'yoder, 9ply inter ested in the successof the say, and beliee 'that Ma 1 Ocl It be de ib , s.|pite of a'e p age and in fluence of the fede l adminlj8tration, now deeply interested in the success of Mr. Mc Kinley and Senator John Shermnn. Said he: "We will have not only the administra tion, but all the corporations and trusts that have grown up under the high protec tion system against us. McKinley is their representative, and if he is laid out in Ohio its good bye to all their greatness as monopolists. We have practicnllyno money, as compared with the republicans, who can get an abund ance by the asking. We may expect to have in all the large towns and cities a repeti tion of what occurred in the McKinley con gressional contest a year ago. The mills were shut down and the employes assembled to hear McKinley make a speech; then the I republican managers would organize a club; an overcoat, a hat, and cane were given to those who joined the club, and on the occasion of a big meeting the factories and mills wore closed, the club members were given $10 each and full pay and told to fall into the McKinley procession. Practically the votes were all purchased, but the after clap came later on. After the election wages were reduced 15 per cent. to make up for the deficiency that would cause the reduc tion of dividends. Yes, we will probably have the same influences to contend against during the next eight weeks, but we have one safeguard, and that lies in the Australian ballot law. Purchased voters cannot be taken to the polls and voted in squads, and, if money or other inducements are offered, the voter can turn upon his tempter and re pudiate all obligations by voting as he pleases. It will be found that the demo cratic vote has been steadily on the increase in manufacturing centerrs during the past five years, and this surely indicates that the high protective wall in behalf of the infant industries has lost its charm, and wins no new recruits to the republican ranks." "What of the people's party?" "To be candid, I do not pretend to know of its strength, its power, or the caper it will cut. We only knowehat it tipped over republican Kansas, and we are aware it is in full bloom heroe in Ohio. In just what section it will blossom out in the most t vigorous growth no one can tell at this time. If it polls a vote of not less than i60,000, the party will hold the balance of power in the legislature and retire Sher man. If the farmers join in the move nment, as many of the people's party's friends claim they will, and a vote of even 40,000 is polled, it will surely defeat Mc I Kinley. The Australian ballot law will be worth 10,000 votes to Campbell. In every state it has been adopted it has been an aid to us, and will be in Ohio." "But you assume that the republicans will be the greatest sufferers from the peo ple's party move. Will not the demooracy be cut also?" "There is a dissatisfied element in thil state known as the 'floaters.' It does, as a rule, go with the republicans. This vote will go to the people's party candidate to a r large extent, and this loss the republicans cannot recover. There are points in the -state where, I fear, we shall suffer. Jerry Simpson had im tremendous crowd at Lan caster last week and the farmers went wild over him. In Allen county there is danger D-greater, I fear, than is believed-and the uncertainty of the strength of this party is very likely to surprise any of us." "But you believe that McKinley will be defeated?" "Yes, he will, most certainly, unless fail to read the signs aright. He has madt io new converts, and is not likely to. lie i will not make any votes to speak of." Pin Their Faith oln Nelson. GRAND ItArrms, Mich., Seot. 20.-The nn nouncement that Allerton had lowered the stallion record to 2:09' 1. following uponi the eools of Noleon's performance, has aroused a general desire to soe the question of the superiority between the rival stallions doli nitely settled. A challenge has been issued offering to back Nelson for $5,001) to mo.t Allurton or any other stallion on earth. The conditions nro that thile race shall be trotted on the Cometock race course in this city the first wouk in October, the winner to take the entiro purse and the loser to re oirce $500 for expellees. IKillhdlby a Illow of the Hall. CArnON, Nev., Sept. 20.--Ralph B. Stanley wnes killed at a base ball game to-day by being struck on the neck by a ball.. Ito foil on his knoes, arose, tried to ruh, but pitched forwnar on his face and died in three minutcs. Stanley had a birthwI rk on his neok whore the ball strueit, I.dt death was caused by the suddenness of the blow theroon. WVhlel thIe l'ellts Were In Church. .oisTON, Sept. '.O.-Sadie and May Calilen, aged seven und five, were burned to deatth this morning. They had boon lookt d in a bed room by their paenuts whcnt the lattler went to church. Illtusincll of tile llanks. IhoRTON, Sept. 20.-The olearines of the banks of the principal cities of the United States and Canada last week were $1,220, - il.),000, ral hlroasse of ill per collt over the corresponding week of last year. DEATH'S HARVEST. z.-Congresssman W. i. Scott Expires Sud denly at Newport, It. I. N.wroPr, It. I., Sept. 20.-Ex-Congress ann W. L. Soott, of Pennsylvania, died suddenly before midnight last night. Dr. William Pepper stated to-day that Mr. Scott's death was very sudden and unex peoted, and was due to repeated heart fail ures. 'he family will leave with the re mains in the morning for their home, in Erie, Pa, In 1848 Mr. Scott settled in Erie, and was employed as a clerk in the shipping business. lie engaeed in 1850 in the coal and shipping business, owning and running several vessels on the lakes. Sub sequently bhe became largely interested in the manufacture of iron and in coal mining, as well as in the construction and operation of railroads, either as president or director of various lines aggregating over 22,000 miles of completed road, the greatest num ber of miles of railroad, probably, which any one individual was ever an officer or di rector of. He was a district delegate to the National Democrati convention held in New York City in 1868, and a delegate at large from Pennsylvania to the Democratic National convention held in Cincinnati in 1880, and also represented Pennsylvania in the Democratic National committee from 1370 to 1884. Mr. Scott was elected mayor of the city of Erie in 1861 and again in 1871 and was elected to the Forty. ninth congress as ai democrat, supported by independent republiaouns. Mr. Scott was born in Wash ington City, D. C., July 2, 1828, his parents being residents of Virginia. He received a common school education and served an a page in the house of representatives from 1840 to 1846. Mr. Scott v.as a great lover of blooded horses. Elizabeth Hoyden Riddle. PmrILADELPIIIA, Sept. 20.-Mrs. Elizabeth Boyden Biddle, who is a granddaughter of Francis Hopkinson, signer of the declara tion of independence, and a daughter of Judge Joseph Hlopkinson, author of "Hail Columbia," died this evening of heart fail ure. She was in her ninety-second year. Gen. Knapp Dies at Sea. NEW YoRK, Sept. 20.-Gen. Joseph F. Knapp, president of the Metropolitan Life Insurance company, of this city, died on Monday last aboard the French steamer La Champagne, which arrived here to-day. Larry Corcoran. NEW Yome, Sept. 20.-Larry Corcoran, once the famous pitcher of the Chicago Base Ball club, and later a member of the New York club, died at Newark, N. J. last aigdht of typhoid fever. Ira Berry. PonTLAND, Me., Sept. 20.-Ira Berry, grand secretary of the Masons of Maine, died to-day aged 90. He was the first tele graph operator and manager of the Boston olffce. GUT i.EIL! A Very Successful Entertainment at Turner Hall Last Night. An audience of about 500 was present at Turner hall last night, the occasion being an entertainment given by the Helena Turnverein for the benefit of John Com mers, one of its members, who was hurt some time ago, the injury necessitating am putation of the leg below the knee. The. programme last night consisted of vocal and instrumental music, and an exhibition by the Turners of their various gymnastic exercises. The musical selections were well rendered, a vocal solo by Mlrs. Blume and a zither solo by Mr. Karstedt especially receiving generous applause. Hongs by the Helena Maennerchor were also very well re ceived, and taken altogether the musical part of the programme was very satisfac tory. About 10:30 the floor was cleared for dancing, and soon the younger people in the audience showed that it only requires good music and a jolly crowd to make young Germans enjoy themselves as only Ger inane can. The gymnastic exercises consisted prin cipally of exhibitions on the horizontal and parallel bars, and, a sturdy class of young menl it was that showed to the audi ence that the teachings of old Turn vaoter Jahn will not be forgotten by the German citizens of this country, and should be followed by all Americans who believe in "a sound mind in a sound body." Citizens of Helena inter ested in athletics would do well to pay a little more attention to the Turnverein, as that society is probably doing more than any other to advance the cause of good health and good cheer. Their well fitted gymnasium gives proof that they are as liberal with their money as with their time in furthering their object. ANOTHER RUNAWAY. A Helena Visitor Returning Houme Meets With an Aecident. Miss Emily Bach, who has been visiting dher aunt, Mrs. Charles Lehman. of Helena, met with an accident last week while re turning to her home at Cottonwood, in Fergus county. Miss Bach traveled by pri vate conveyance, in company with John Berkin, of Boulder, and a gentleman liv ing near Utica. Near Ross' Fork the neck yoke broke, the horses became frightened and uncontrollable, throwing out bo th gen tlemen and leaving Miss Bach alone in tie carriage with the team at full speed. They soon ran into a wire fence, throwing her out with groeat force. The gentlemen had followed the team as fast as they could, and found Miss Bach insensible, and Mr. Berkin thought, dead. Fortunately he had a flask of brandy with him, and after forcing a little between her lips and bathing her temples she revived. A team was secured from ia ranch near by, and they went on to Cot tonwood. She is not seriously injured, and will be able to take charge of the books for Chisa. Lehman &h Co. in a few days. Ono of the horses wias badly injured on the wire fence, and the carriage was an entire wreck. Tipped i (hhnllinatan. The small boy got in his work last night on a Chinaman. Ollieor Callahan found the Celestial lying on the sidewalk near the Wooldridge house. .In a few minutes John regainelrid conseious'lliS and told how it Ihappeusod. Somsue boys tied a rolu. to a telegraph polo opposito one of the entrances aid lurked in the doorway. As the Chinamll ani got atna tle slipot the rope was hauledl tight. 'the victim did not. see it, and the consequcslle wsre t.hilt his head butted the sidcwalk. Wihoe he ucame to he said to the tlhllur, "Guess it jokee." A (General I|lBs,, I'rovented. InsomN, Iowai, Sept. L20l.--'lihe mill of the Lyons Paper coempany wase destroyed b fire to-day. The prompt work of the Lyout ihremen, aided by compnites from Mlilton llud ('linton, Ill., averted it general blae in the fnee of it strong wind. Chief ('. I,. Iroot, who is also muyor of Lvons, narriowly escrrpsd death from falling walls. ''h losis is estinmate.d at $7511 010, fully insured. iThe tire cauughlt, it is believed, from a spark fronm a passing locomotive. A-seeisiao rlni (imoitm.i. Cultumbus ., ]ilhtiluorr e i. Mlilwaukes 4, Iostons 5. St. Louis 10(,' Wtashington 11. Athletics 7. Louisville 2. rThe secont glneu was given to .Louisville, 0 to 0, by tChs uilltiro because the Athletics reflesed tC ,lusye his orders, and sect the players from the fluid. HELENA WAS'H'I IN IT , Solomon's Boys Go to Bozeman and Drop a Few More Ball Games. Tho Spokane Team Thought They Had a Sure Thing on Missoula. IBut During the Progress of Thleir Water lou They Heard a Great Deal About Guman Boots. JIOZUsAN, Sept. 20. - [Special.]- The Helena base ball boys are gentlemen, every one, but as the home of thboball plnyets Helena isn't it. Two games were played to-day between the Helena and the Joze man clubs. The morning game resulted in a score of 206 to 5 in favor of Bozeman. But at noon it was rumored that the Ilelenas had been playing their scrubs, and were laying for bets, intending to put in the experts at the second game. At 3:30 the afternoon game was called, and the experts went in, with a resulting score of 20 to 0 in favor of the Bozeman club. The story is briefly told. ']'he Helenas had four separ ate and distinct pitchers in the box durinu the nine innings, while their batting re sulted in two men getting as far as third base. The games were marked by courtesy and extreme good feeling throughout, there being not a single kick during the playing. The attendance was excellent, being the largest of the season. NO GUM BOOTS NEEDED. Bsut the Players From Spokane Met a TVaterlno at Missaoula. Mrmsounr, Sept. 20.-f Special.]--The Holly. Mason and Marks ball team, of Spokane came to Missoula to-day and meet their Waterloo and their first defeat this season. Last night they were wired that it had been raining hard all day and it would be best to postpone the game. They re plied:" .t[f w *nnot play to-morrow will haVdo e i game off. Our boys can play ball'in rubber boots. Guess you don't want to play ball very bad. It must have rained very hard and fast." The Missoulas answered, "Come and bring gum boots." However the day was clear and the ground in splendid condition. The crowd was the largest ever on the grounds, there being a number of Cceur d'Alene people present. As the game progressed the visiting team heard considerable from the crowd about "gum boots." There was some little kick ing at the umpire's decisions. The work of the Spokane pitcher was good. Missoula's pitcher, while at the bat, was slightly crippled in his right hand by a pitched ball in the sixth inning. The score was Miss eoula 18, Spokane :. A game for $1,000 between the same tcams I will be played at Spokane Oct. 4. Mineral Deposits in the Flathead. HALISPELL. Sept. 20.-[Special.]-Pros. poctors just arrived report a rich find of copper and silver leads, thirty-five miles east of Kalispell, close to the line of the Great Northern railroad. One vein is forty feet wide. Some of the rock assays $84 in copper and silver. Quite a number of leads have been located and people ara very much excited over the new find. Scarcity of Cattle Cars. RIED LonMo,, Sept. 20.-[SpeRcial.--W. J. Andel'sdn shipped seventy-six cars of cattle, and Paul Preteoho nineteen cars, to Chi cago on Thursday. The stockmen are ex periencing considerable trouble in getting cars to load. Several of the eastern roads decline to haul empties back. The stock men threaten to boycott any railway that refuses to return empties corresponding to the number of loads they have received. Short in the Lumnbe Supply. nED LooGE, Sept. 20.-jSpecial.J-There is a scarcity of lumber in the city. The lumber dealers complain that they do not get their supply, in fact they are not re ceiving enough to meet the requirements of the building trade. Congregational Church at Big Timber. Bin TIMErl, Sept. 20.-[Special.]-liev. J. A. Branch is circulating a subscription for the building of aCongregational chapel, and reports success. The Sunday school is reported as increasing in numbers and in terest. EDIUCATION COUNCIL. To Consider andt Discuss Questions of Edo clttoonal Interest. During the session of the state teachers' rasociation in lieloun last Dcomtber, a number of the superintendents and teach ers of the state met together and formed an organization known as the Montiana Connucl of Education. 'lhe object which the council has in view is the consideration and discussion of all questions of educa tional interest throughout thie state. The council is to moot annually in the same place as the state teachers' association, and two days previous to such meeting. The council consists att present of twenty-two members, the membership being limited to twenty-four. There are twelve tolninittoes on various doepartments of education, school legisla tion, tce., several of which are appointed to report oni imtportant questiu'>l at the next mnetingti, which wil lie hold inll ii)oneutia ill Decembler itumediately preceeding the StOate Tou:ichers' aieoeiantion. ()One clause in the constitution iof the cotincil is that "It shIIIlbt the dutty of the council to further the obijeots of the Statoe 'I'eachors' assoriat tit)n, and to use its boat efforts to ptromote the canois of education in general." The otfleor. for the present yoetr are Riev. Jatine:s hid, Doer lodeO, president; I. (. Young, Hlelnilt, vieo-lpresident; C. hi. Floote, soo rotary and trotsuter.. TH'E HALF NOT TOlD. Europe'st Ilreadstuttl' Shorltago Worse Thant HIls list Iteportod. New Youit, Sept. 20. - An exhaustive study of the world's food supply in the forthocoming number of the American Agri culturist dctlat es that half has not been told about the Ei'uroulttn shortage inl bread stuffs., which not even the bountiful orop of thitliyoar would have relieved. The conti nental nowors. especially Russia, it says, suppress the facts. In lutnty Itussian lrov it.es thie scarcity of food incamo pro no cedaotl as far back as February last. In tihe Ionstantituvlita district mlany families have not cookled it metal since 'uster, but subsist on broad soaked in rye, grain, etc., bestowed in charity. The Leader of the Mexiean Revoltiona shot and Hangesd. CnrcrAoo, Pipt. 20.-A speolal from Ban Antonio to-day says Juan Maoarito, who has arrived from Nier, Mexico, says the Mexican revolutionists were overtaken near that place by the government troops and a battle ensued, in which several on both aides were killed. Cataria Garza, leader of the revolution was serionsly shot and then hung to a tree. Sandoval, his chief lien tenant, escaped to the mountains with a few followers. Hie is being pursued and will be captured. The IReport Not Confirmed. NEW ()ILEANS, Sept. 20.-There is no con firmation of the report that Garza has been captured and hanged. Raiders Will Take Warning. WAHnmriTOr., Sept. 20.-In answer to an inquiry from the war department, General Stanley, commanding the department of Texas, telegraphed to-day that his forces were on the alert and watching closely for any signs of filibustering expeditions in tending to cross the T'oxaie line into Mex ico. 'The hUnited States troops will not un dertake to follow any rniding party into Mexico, but will immediately arrest the members of any such party found on this side of the boundary. ItRenforcemrents From Thiles tide. NEw ORL.sAN, Sept. 20.-The Pionayno's Brownsville, TFx., special says: It is re ported from up the river that Garza's force of revolutionists in Mexico is receiving daily reinforcements, from this side of the river. Garza is still reported as making to ward the Itio O.andc, closely pursued by the Mexican troops. An engagement is ex pected to-day. A Valuable Musical Discovery. / LONo.N, Sept. 20.-The musical world is excited over the discovery by Dowden in an old book shop in Dublin of a copy of the original book of words of Handel's Messiah. printed for the first performance in Dublin in 142,, of which not a single copy was hitherto known to have sdrvived. It shows that the story that the hallealjah chorus was written at the end of the work and placed in its present position because Handel found the work to be dragging, to be unfounded. No Distinction Between the Starving. ST. PETEuSnuneo, Sept. 20.-The holy synod has directed that assistance be given t the starving without any distinction be t tween creeds. The synod also directs that food be given the sufferers in preference to money. The govornment of Hara Toff has provided food and shelter for the German immigrants who are suffering. a Could Not Trust the English. Durira. Sept. 20.-Parnell in speaking at Cabinteenly to-day said one of the dangers t of the future was diminished by Irish ree - resentation in parliament. No English I party, he said, could be trusted. The adop tion of the "one man, one vote" principle would mean a grievous reduction in Iro I land's electoral strength. An Agreement arrlved at. LoNDON, Sept. 20.-The Chronicle's Berlin correspondent says: A prominent centerist states that Chancellor Von Caprivi and the papal nuncio at Munich have arrived at an agreement whereby the centerists will *heartily support the government in return C for concessions on the education questions Saund the re-admission of Catholio orders. Ilurned to Appease Their Hnnger. LosnoN, Sept. 20.-The Vienna corres pondent of the Chronicle says: There has recently been a large number of incendiary fires in Russia, starving peasants setting fire to houses in order to have an oppor tunity to plunder them. Nine places in the Kieft district have been burned in two days. Many arrests have been made. Murdered Christians in Armenia. CONSTANTINOPLrE, Sept. 20.-The insur gents in Vemen have captured Sena, the capital of the province. The grand vizier intends to send to Vemen the troops now stationed at Pedjaz, where cholera is rag ing. It is rumored that the Kurds are murdering many christians in Armenia. AdVises Total Abstinenlce. LoNDoN, Sept. 20.--Cardinal Maning. in a pastoral letter read in all the Catholic churches yesterday, points out the neces sitv of rearing children in the principles and practice of total abstinence, and ear nestlv calls on parents to so train their children. aV Ithdrawal or Rejection. UsBRLTN, Sept. 20..- The Hurmbnrgiaer Nachrichten, inspired by Prince Bismarck, advises the withdrawal of the bill to proe vent drunkenness in order to prevent the rejection by the iteichstag. Itopeallug an Obnoxious DcI)ree. LoDnos, Sept. 20.-The Berlin correspond ent of the Daily News says the German government intends to repeal the restrictive passport decree in Alsnce-Loraineandabol ish regulations altogether. Lasted Fifty-Two Days, LoauoN, Sept. 20.---Alexander Jacques, the French faster at the Westminister tquarium. has completed hisflfty-two days' fart. SEEI.KEl S 1FO)R h MES. Tihousands Preparing to llkeO a Rush for )lktalolatea Lands. Gumnue, 0. .'T., Sept. 20.-The Santa Fe's four regular passenger trains, two from the north and two from the south, all came in to-day in four or live sections of tell and twelve cars each. Eacht section carried hundreds of home-s.ulkers. Many of the latter were hustling around buying outfits and bargaining for conveyances to the border of the new lands. Others wore pre paring to start and still others were just going away. 'there was bdlan in the streets itd confutsionl everywhere. Those who waited until to-day before taking their provisions for Tuesday's race have a deo cided adventugo over those who rushed poll moll for the border. A list of those seo tions reserved for school purposes and those alloted to Indiane, all of which are exempt from lpre-omption wee published to-day. Land Commiseioner Carter telegraphs that the settlers can enter the lands from the Kicka tpoo reservation, which is not illcluded in the lands to be opened to settlement and lies in the very heart of those that are to be opened. This permission gives the home seel.ers mnltny more miles of available border where they may nlecs for the race. When the contents of the telegram became known hundreds of hoonmors hurried to the Kickapoo reservation anttd have taken up positions. Mtich satisfaction is expressed over Secretarv Noble's order to leglsters nod receivers to prevent fraud in conneo tion with the filing of declaratory state mrents of old soldiers. The traffle in declara tory statements has been suspended, home-I seekers retgardilng them as extra haserdoutt investments.