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HELENA, MONT., OCT. 12. 1891.
Wrp'Montanians abroad will always find Tir
DAILY lanarDPrr.NT on file at their favorite
hotels: Fifth Avenue and Metropolitan, New
York: West, Minneapolis: Baldwin and Palace,
San Francisco: McDermott, Butte; Leland Hotel.
A NEW STORY.
Beginning next week TiH INDnrPN
DENT will publish the first chapters of a
new serial story for old and young by
Franoes Hodgson Burnett, whose name
is familiar to all readers of sterling fic
tion as the author of those strong
novels, "That Lass o' Lowrie's,"
"Through One Administration," and
other great stories, and who as the
writer of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" is a
prime favorite in every household where
the children are gathered.
The new story, which is entitled
"Giovanni and the Other," is a beauti
ful tale of two Italian boy singers. One
is Giovanni, a hearty, healthy, happy
lad with a wonderful voice, who sings
before the hotels and cafes of San
Remo, and is showered with money on
account of his delightful singing; "the
other" is an older boy, whose voice had
once been even more beautiful than that
of Giovanni but who had ruined it forever
by-singing too much at night in the open
air and by his wild reckless life. The
relation of Giovanni to "the other"
and to the two American ladies at a
great hotel, forms the material for a
narrative of rare beauty and pathos.
The story has many of the characteris
tics that made "Little Lord Fauntleroy"
so great a success and yet in no way re
Mrs. Burnett's stories are always in
spiring and helpful, always Imbued
with humane and wholesome sentiment,
always full of encouragement to young
people to live manly and womanly lives,
to be brave and honest, to be zealous in
right living and honorable action. It is
these qualities in her work that has
aroused in readers everywhere, both
young and old, a personal interest in
the author, and secured for her stories
an enduring popularity.
The story will be completed in four or
The Journal quoted the prices on fifty-six
staples for the years 1857, 1889, 1890 and
1891-four epochs in the industrial issues of
this country. Although the authority for
these figures is given and the method of
their acquirement ootlined, so that any one
interested in the question of their veracity
can investigate for himself, THE INDEPEND
-NT questions their truthfulness.-Journal.
What Tarn INDEPENDNVT said was
that the figures were dishonest, and
that's what they are. The Journal
takes them without question or verifica
tion from a wholly untrustworthy organ
of protected industries, the National
Economist, which publiphed therm with
intent to deceive. What unmitigated
nonsense it is to compare prices of com
modities made in 1857 by hand labor, or
crude and slow machinery, with those of
articles manufactured in this age of
steam and electricity, by means of the
marvelous inventions thar, have revolu
tionized every form of human industry!
But isn't it characteristic of protection
ist dishonesty, this assuming that the
world has stood still for thirty-four years
and left industrial conditions just the
same as they were in the days of our
fathers? Why not go back and compare
prices now with the quotations that
prevailed when 2oluambus discovered
America, or on the day the Declaration
of Independence was signed?
And will the Journal tell us how its
friend, the National Economist, knows
that the articles roade in 1857 are the
same in quality and fibre and workman
ship, as those made in this year of grace.
The Economist says that in 1857 blank
ets sold for 80.88 and in 1891 for 83.70
a pair. What kind of blankets in 1857?
And what kind in 18917? Thorn are
blankets and blankets, coarse blankets
and fine blankets, and shoddy blankets,
(chiefly the latter under the McKinley
law). And there are as many different
prices as there are sorts of blankets.
And the Economist tells us that carpets
sold in 1857 for $1.3012 and in 1881 for
66% cents. Most true, 0, wise man!
And you might have said that a year
ago carpets sold for a dollar a yard and
you can buy them this year as low as
thirty cents--but not the same carpets
in warp and woof and wearing quality.
In 1857 the Economist informs us that a
pair of shoes cost $5.84 and now only
$3.80. That statement is too modest by
far. In 1857 your shoemaker painfully
pounded out a pair of fine shoes for you
by hand and charged you eight dollars
for them; you can get a fair pair now
for three or four dollars and coarser, but
serviceable, ones for two dollars. But
the old shoemaker who stitched two or
three pairs of shoes a week is gone, and
in his place is a machine that stitches
hundreds of pairs in a day.
And is this wonderful cheapening of
production which inventive skill has
brought about by the creation of mar
velous machinery, due to the beneficent
working of a high tariff policy? Not a
bit of it. Free trade England leads the
world to-day in the quality and variety
lha 18i 7 has beuan o leae llarlted IhikI
'Yhe e ,..gu o res iue on row
are t.aoet fures, palmed o6R utpon
you with intent to mislead. Spend an
hour in -tudying industrial coditions
at the two periods that are oompared
and you wil asee upon what a bro~ea
reed you hive le0an1d..0 (
ErLM.wNA , WILL HAVr IT,
As a matter of news' we reproduced
yesterday from the Seattle Poet-Intel
ligencer an interview with Mayor White,
of Seattle, in which that gentleman
quoted President Cook and Trustee
Calkins, of the National Educational
association as saying to him in New
York the other day that the aocommo
dations offered by Helena were made
quate and that it was out of the ques
tion to think of holding the convention
of the association here next year. The
improbability that Messrs. Cook and
Calkins, neither of whom has visited
this city, would make such a statement
when the committee of the association
that recently visited us have laid before I
them verified data directly to the con
trary, would of itself strike every reader, I
but further down in the same interview
the wooly mayor files a testimonial to
his own veracity in these words:
"There is a wonderful interest displayed
everywhere as to Seattle and th's country
generally. The New York Times inter
viewed me. and in an editorial upon it,
headed 'Munchausen Outdone,' referred I
to the figures of our growth and resources."
We take it that this is quite sufficient
to convince anybody that the report n
that Messrs. Cook and Calkins are try- a
ing to defeat the will of the association lI
as expressed at Toronto, and the official d
recommendation of a majority of the
executive committee charged with the
duty of carrying out the convention's
behests, is untrue. To assume that
these two gentlemen would now seek to f,
take the convention to Saratoga, after B
that place was fairly defeated in a con- n
test with Helena, is a reflection on their n
judgment and good sense that is unwar- 0
ranted. The occidental Munchausen t
should not soar so high in the realm of
the improbable. P
UNDER the first nine months of the
McKinley law as compared with the p,
same period in 1890 the number of bus- p
iness failures increased 17 per cent, and fr
the aggregate liabilities 50 per cent. hi
Wool has declined in price, wages of st
labor have not advanced and in many bi
instances have been reduced. So much c
for McKinlevism. cc
NoTHING has so depressed the repub- to
lican organs as the appearance of ol
Grover Cleveland and David B. Hill on ea
the same platform in New York, in sup
port of Roswell P. Flower. That al
leged quarrel was the last prop of re- ai
publicanism in the Empire state and it d
is gone. t
COUNTvRFEIT silver dollars, light in
weight, greasy to the touch and without
a clear ring, are in circulation.
We give a kindly tip to our landlord. If
he again fails to produce heat in this office
our columns will be open to his tenants.
The wind blew around the streets of this
town yesterday in a way that led the peo
ple to doubt whether they were in Great
Falls or Livingston.
Superintendent Turnbull issued an order
yesterday to the effect that under no cir
cumstances will the trolley wires of his line
be used for executions.
Helena has lately been the scene of a
sensational cowhiding, several holdups and
the capture of a female road agent and
her male coadjutor. What will come next?
Uncle George Carter says that California
is now very quiet outside of Sen Francisco.
There was a slight snow fall in Tuoluanno
county last week and a new fence painted
in San Diego.
The bandits now in hostage left Butte be
cause business was poor, and came to Hel
ena, where they reaped large rewards until
caught. Still the Butte papers claim that
business is quiet in Helena.
The officers of the Montaua Central will
confer a favor if they will keep their offices
open until 2:'.0 p. m. on Sundays for the
convenience of newspaper men desiring to
secure transportation to Butte.
Alderman Marcus Lisoner tells us that he
has received a large order for mineral water
from the German minister of war. 'lhe
minister adds that the water will be used to
strengthen the German forces on the French
The beautiful came down last evening in
a white mantle of soft, melting fl ekes. It
was very pleasant, except to the suburban
residents. They saw not the poetry, but
rather visions of night carriages at fifty
cents a ride.
We are all "hunching" for John Maguire
in his efforts to secure a new opera house in
this city. Now, if Maeaire' will come over
and "hunch" for himself awhile the opera
house would anproach a nearer degree of
The politicians and statesmen of Mon
tana will have a "weigh" social of their own
next fall and it is not too early to prophesy
that some will be found wantini. In the
meantime we are all enjoying the "weigh"
socials in other states.
P'resident Harrison announces that poli
tics will have nothing to do with his selec
tion of the new United Stateos judges. We
wonder if politics has anything to do with
Chief Justice Blake's claims to the United
States judgeship of Montana.
According to the Minneapolis Tribune,
Editor Quinn has never thought of the
postmastership of the next house of repro
sentatives and much prefers journalistic
duties to office seeking. This, however, has
nothing to with offlice getting.
Col. Broadwater and family will loeas
this week for a winter's visit in the East
and West Indies. No citizen of Helena has
better earned a vacation, and all citizens of
HIelena hope that it will prove a most de
lightful and pleasant season of recreation.
It is reported that the. "sure thing" men
fonced a man fromrn the court house the
other evening. One of those finu days the
suro thing men may have business of their
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sclotherday, much to day AU that elet
manry frieted, who live wiil ver lika .
Sreeive. low. T aaol e
We learn tohat Swend Caipelon will
put a wede play the oad, of whi
thte morning Blgnora Frelsand and Diek
Remington will appear the anageent. Th
Rain4ss. The woma took to alu i'.r
lothes again yestrUday. A ll that aite~geldi
to complete has not ye pen selecateiod, bUtin
man's sentene, whig she will very likely
We learn that Swnd OCarlson will saci
put a Swede play on the road, of which Y64
Remington will have the management. The
company has not yet been selected, but set
gotiatione are under way to secure the
Swede woman in the city jail as lealtag
Sam Kennett and Duncan Hunter are two
worldlings initiated into the secrets of tea
Elks Friday evening. They wish to return
thanks for the jellies and other oulinary
delicacies sent to them during their illness,
and add that they hope to be around in the
course of a few days.
The well known spiritualistic "sure
thing" man Slade, who brought ghosts to
his assistance in Helena a few weeks ago,
cave an exhibition in Butte last evening.
According to a special he did not And it
necessary to go out of the city limits of
Butte to secure the necessary spirits.
The gentlemen who are promoting the
new home of the Keeley cure in Helena
announce that owing to the prospectively
large number of patients from Butte, re
duced rates will be given to the residents of
that camp. This is but another phase of
Helena's large hearted generosity to her
suburb over the range.
The St. Paul newspapers are kindly in
formed that while Gov. Joseph K. Toole and
Hon. Grover Cleveland are thinking on
much the same line, the former citizen is
not yet possessed of the miraculous power
of being in St. Paul and Helena at the same
time. St. Paul might do this if he were
again with us, but our handsome governor,
esteemed as he is, is by no means a lt.
Gen. George O. Eaton, one of the most
popular of the northwestern appointees of
President Harrison, returned yesterday
from a trip in the wild and almost unin
habited Flathead country. The wind and
sun combined to produce a beautiful seal
brown tint on the general's once rosy
cheeks and, doubtless, if he had remained a
month longer would have given the rich
copper tawn of a Flathead chief. It Is re
ported that he killed a white elk during his
tour and will present the hide to the lodge
of which he is not only the exalted but the
At a late hour this morning a mild-eyed
and hair-brained individual whose name is
unknown to us flew into the office and
dropping the following verse on our table
tushed out with commendable clerity:
Oh, snow, snow, why are you here,
Covering hill and heather,
When we poets at this time of year
Are praising October weather?
Oh, Rusk, Rusk, Old Jerry Rusk
If ever you run for office
Montana will hide youas corn in a husk
For of weather you are a novice.
You can buy crockery, china and glassware
cheaper at ThaBoo tHive than at any place in the tt
Gus Heege, who plays the Swede in "Yon
Yonson," came to play the character
through the following circumstances in his
theatrical career: Several years ago he was
a member of a strollin g band of players,
who, through adversity and bad business,
became stranded at Mastinique, Mich.,
leaving Heege in a strange town without
friends and money. The morning, the show
"busted," as the saying goes, Heego started
to find some means to pet out of town, and
the first thing that met his eye was a large
placard, "Men wanted for the lumber
camps at good wages." Here was an open
ing, and, although wholly inexperienced,
Gus applied for the place, and, being a
strong, healthy-looking' fellow, was hired
and left that day for oamp. The majority
of his companions were Swedes, and Heege
,ut in three long and, to him, wearymonths
working hard and studying the Swedish dia
lect by force of his surroundings. Hle soon
became quite proficient and could say
"yumping yimminy" and express himself
as though a born Swede. He saved his
money. and in the spring drifted back to
his friends and acquaintances with the
fixed determination that the next character
he played upon the mimic stage should be a
Swede. How well he has succeeded is evi
denced by the success of "Yon Yonson."
Jouvin'skid gloves in evening shades worth
$2 are being so!d this week at The Bee Hiive for
MR. PEW'S STATEMENT.
Hlie Says He Has No Fear of Being Able to
Prove His Innocence.
Were the Journal and Herald one hun
dredth part as anxious to publish the truth
as they appear to be for sensational articles
at no matter what cost to one's character,
then there would be less falsification and
misrepresentation. The Journal of Friday
asserts that my defense showed that I sent
the hay for the horses. This is an em
phatic falsehood as are other of their state
ments. I have no fears in regard to being
able to prove my innocence and hope to
convict the purchasers, especially the man
Smith, who is responsible for the affair.
His testimony was that when he was with
me at the stable I told him I was going out
of town for several days. For my part I de
livered the team to him then and there.
Nor did I send the hay, but my teamsters
fed them surplus hay, of which 1 knew
nothing until last ''uesday. Any rational
citizen I would ask this question: What
object could I have in taking brood mares
from the range, twenty miles, to shut them
up to starve? In what way would any sane
being suppose I would expect to derive any
benefit. G(ao. H. PEW.
Helena, Oct. 10, 1891.
JLarge line of albtms and photograph frames
just receivedr at l'i BeIe lHivec
SUICIDE AT PRICKLY PEAR.
A Man Working In the Smelter Shoote
imntself In tile Eyar.
Coloner ltockman returned late last night
from Prickly Pear junction, where he held
an inquest on the body of Eraermus Johnson,
aged 45, who killed himself late Haturday
afternoon. Johnson went about the matter
in a very deliberate way, holding a mirror
in front of him in one hand and aiming a
revolver at his right eye with the other.
From the testimony of people living near
Prickly Iear junction it did not appear
what reason Johnson had for commritting
suicide. Norre of tirola knew whre o Ie catne
from oxcrpt that ihe Lnd worked in smelters
in (rahtr and Denver. lie was a Swede
Fancy tabl .r cvera at. Tire Ire livl in chennlle,
Iutcrh. siu, ll'i, t|,easlry vIt "ea crh, ate., at
rrteort prrlre. Call reed rae trth. Ad on
A Vepst tent is
NHElJIA JEP E5TTE!
Because Helena is a live town. money for their inception and
Because Helena is already a support.
business center of large propor-. Think of the vast sums re.
tions. ceived by Helena: men as ,profits
Because Helena is now a rail- and dividends from these qame
road center and bound to remain enterprises.
so. Then say, if you can, that Hel
Becaue Helen is the tempo ena has no great future in store
Because Helena is the tempo, for her.
rary capital of Montana.
Rather, take advantage of your
Because Helena will be the opportunities and secure some
permanent capital and metropolis Helena real estate while it is still
of a state destined to become cheap and low, and thus be in
one of the richest in the union. position to reap some of the pro.
Because Helena's citizens are fits from our city's wonderful
progressive and thoroughly alivie 'growth,
to their opportunities. We believe in Helena as a city,
Because they have resisted in her' men, her enterprises, and
.the tempation to over-boom their above all, in the money mnaking
city-depending rather on solid qualities of her real estate. We
material advancement, with back our faith by our deeds, and
steady appreciation of values to invite you to do likewise. We
gas-bag boasting and grossly in- buy and sell Helena Real Estate
flated valuations on paper. of every description, and can al
Look at Helena's great bank- ways find a good bargain for
ing capital. every customer. A personal in
vestigation of the properties listed
Look at the many great enter- with us is invited. We also in
prises in every quarter of Mon- vite correspondence from out of
tana and the great northwest de- town buyers in regard to Helena
pendent upon Helena men and properties.
• Wallace & Thornburgh,.
Broadvway and Warren Sts., J-lelena, Montana
To THE INDEPENDENT: Please allow me
to correct an impression my letter pub
lished in Sunday's paper must have left.
By reason of a clerical oversight a negation
was omitted. Instead of taking to myself
the accusations contained in the letter of
Saturday I intended to write, I appreciate
that the wrong, if wrong there be, was not
charged against me by the "Member of the
Club." RICHARD A. HAnLOw.
Some More of the Beautiful.
A light sleet began falling last evening
about seven o'clock and gradually turned
into a heavy snow fall. Shortly before
midnight it came down in great flakes and
made the electric lights look dim. Pedes
trians in most cases took to the streets
rather than risk their limbs on some of the
slippery sidewalks. T'lis is one of the
storms that the barometer gives indications
of shortly before its arrival, but does not
tell just when it will move into the Dakotas
or get further east to waltz with a blizzard
in the streets of New York.
JACQUEMIN & CO.
: : Dealers in : :
Complicated Watch Repairing,
Artistic Engraving, Jewelry , anu
factured to Order.
Call and Examine Our Stock. No.
27 Main Street, Helena.
Your Form IMal Boautel.
If you desire a beautiful, shapely bust. plump
neok ams and Pholders. terus to nature, by a
im sle but seentll.e treatment, endorsed by em-l
nenuphystiau.l Absloutely guaranteed. Bus
neass strictly confildentistal Call or adares. Mm..
Mitchell, 108 Grand street.
* * PATENTS. '
United States and Foreign Pat.
ents obtained and any information
EDWARD C. RUSSELL,
Attorney at Law.
I Pittsburgh Block,. Helena, Mont.
"I owe my preservation of health
while :passiirg through the Dark Conti
nent to the wearing of DR. JAEGER'S
The manufacturers of the best goods
throughout the world always seek out the
best hquse in each city to sell their wares.
The famous DR. JAEGER came straight
to us, and we control the sale of his pro
ductions in this city.
They have done more for health than any
dozen other agencies ever known.
In fact, in a changeful climate they are
almost the only remedy to ward off disease.
The new fall and winter weights for women,
men and children are here in improved
shapes. Keep healthy, wear wool next
your body the year round.
GANS & KLEIN,
Leading Clothiers, Hatters and Haberdashers.