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TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION.
BY MAIU.
Daily [including Sunday] per year.......... $10 00
Daily [including iundayl six months...... 5 0S
Daily [including Sunday] three months.... 2.0
Daily [excluding Sundayl per year......... 9 00
Daily excluding Sundayl per month ..... 75
Sunday only tin advanoel per year......... 2 60
Weekly [in advance onlyl per year......... 00s
Daily by carrier, oper week. iseven issnu.]. iS
HELENA, MONT.:, OCT. 17. 1891.
$ Montaniane abroad will always find Ta
DAnILr Isorpn.oH T on file at their favorite
hotels: Fifth Avenue and Metropolitan, New
York; West, Minneapolis: Baldwin and Palace,
lan Francnico: McDermott, Butte; Ielaad Hotel.
Sprin gield. Ill.
THE people of Helena would be glad
to hear Miss Emma Thuraby sing in this
city.
THE Butte Miner need not be alarmed.
The National Educational convention
will be held in this city.
THE German emperor is using very
radical measures to suppress intemper
ance. After the young man reforms
himself his subjects will have more con
fidence in his methods.
CANDIDATE FASSETT showed a goodly
amount of disoretion when he declined
to discuss campaign issues with Gov.
Hill. There are mighty few republicans
in this country willing to tackle Gov. ]
Hill on the stump.
THERE is a devil fish on exhibition in I
this city. Now, then, we anxiously
await to see how the Butte paragraph
ers will unite in saying that this fish
has been secured by our Board of Trade
to assist Helena in grabbing everything
in sight. t
MILLIONAIRE HUNTINOTON finds that
a royal son-in-law is a very expensive c
domestio luxury. He has already paid c
over $1,000,000 of Prince Hatzfeldt's '
gambling debts, and the other day sent
another check for $200,000 to settle at
recent game.
Mn. RoswELL P. FLOWER doe3 not e
propose to be overlooked in the award of
honors. The other day he became the c
happy grandfather of a ten-pound
grandson. His chances of being elected
governor of the Empire state are in
creasing daily.
THE result of the joint debate be
tween McKinley and Campbell has not
yet been settled in a manner satisfac
tory to the newspapers of both parties.
If the matter were left to the political
editor of the Helena Journal he would
doubtless decide that the debate never t
took place.
THE St. Paul Globe says: "While
there aire millions of sapphires in sight
in Montana the state's greatest jewel is
down east in the shade of grandpa's
hat." If the jewel were given over tc
the editorial inspection of the Inter
Mountain it Is safe to assume that it
would be reported a paste gem.
TeZ New York, New Haven & Hart
ford Railway company has been fined
$7,000 for violating the New York law
prohibiting the use of car stoves. This
is right, but if a law of this sort is good
for New York it should be good for
Montana. This matter is respectfully
referred to our legislature for consider
ation at the next session.
THE other day Wanamaker declined
to be interviewed concerning the San
Francisco postoffice scandal because
the reporter called on the Sab
bath day. The piety of this truly good
man is really touching, but we cannot
help thinking that it could have been
exercised to much better advantage in
the affairs of the Keystone bank.
LAST year the citizens of the town of
Kiowa, Kan., elected a woman mayor.
and now they ask her to resign because
she is making a red-hot tight on the
liquor joints. The path of a mayor is
not always strewn with roses when lie
or she makes a determined war on local
iniquities. But the mayor who does this
increases his or her popularity in the
long run.
MRs. F.ANCES JIOD(;,SON BURNETT.''s
neow story will commence in to-morrow's
JNDEP.].urs-n and will be continued in
four or live installments. The first
chapters should not be missed as this
latest story of the most popular of all
juvenile writers is said to rank among
her very best productions. To-mor
row's INi)DrEPNDENr' will, as usual, be
replete with other features of genera]
and local interest and will please all its
readers.
PricsDErnOi'r IIA "es appeared before r
meeting of the National Prison associa
tion, at Pittsburg last week, and doe
clared that a criminal should be keot ir
prison until cured of his criminal habits
if it takes a lifetime. In this coinec
tion it would be interesting to knoe
how it is to be determined when a crim
inal is cured. T'hero is just as much
sense in this method of procedure as in
assuming that beuause Ilayes stole the
presidency he should hold the oftioe
during the rest of his natural life.
Tlue Butte Inter Mountain remarks:
"All things considered, we think the
Helena Journal is tihe biggest fool of a
newspaper in the United States. This
is no hasty judgment. It is not written
in a moment of anger. It is not called
forth by any feeling of resentment. It
is simply the expression of a deliberate
conclusion and is a statement which
every succeeding issue of the paper con
firms."
The Inter Mountain should not be so
serious. With few exceptions all news
papers in Montana, long ago, reached
STATsrr.o show that the Irish mutl
bar only about one-eighth of the Dril
lah army, while but a few years ago the
were one-third. This deorease has beef
used in the argument that distree
among.the Irish peasants is not so grea
as has been reported, for poverty isilaih
to have driven Irishmen into the arm:
in times gone by. Times, however, haw
changed and it is probable that then
has been a heavy increase in the num
ber of Irishmen who would rathes
starve than serve in the queen's forces
Junna Aruiorw W. 'TOUaaIEF presumer
to discuss New York politics in the Chii
cago Inter Ocean with the knowledge 01
one thoroughly informed on politica
history, past and present, in New Yort
state. If Judge Tourgee has evei
played, even a minor part, in the polit
ical affairs of the Empire state, nobody
ever found it out. He has never beer
a candidate for state honors; he hat
never been regarded as a man worthy ol
consultation by the republican leaders
nor does his name ever appear in the
New York papers from the remote cor"
ner of the state in which he has been
living for the past few years. But if he
was recognized as an authority the fol
lowing contribution to the Inter Ocean
would be sufficient evidence of an unus
ual amount of political and personal ig
norance. In discussing the fitness of
candidates he remarks: "Mr. Flower
is merely an over-rich man, who wants
the governorship as an incident to the
better enjoyment of his millions. A
man whose brains lie in his pocket and
who advertises their absence under his
hat." This now obscure writer goes
much further in his prejudice than the
more radical of the New York papers.
Mr. Flower is a wealthy man who has
accumulated his fortune by legitimate
business methods. He has never been
accused by his enemies of being a snob.
Those who know him and his personal
history know that he rose from the com
moner walks of life and by his persist
ent industry, business energy and brains
has reached a commanding position in
the business world. He served two
term in congress and left a splen
did record. He has been a candi
date before two democratic state con
ventions in New York, and he is now
before the people as a candidate for the
highest office within their gift. The
people of New York do not nominate
brainless men on either ticket. If it is
a detriment, for which a man should
suffer, to be "over-rich," many republi
can statesmen could be placed on the
rolls.
PEOPLE OF NOTE.
Lord Salisbury, like Mr. Blaine, was a
newspaper writer in his youth. Since he
became a tory minister of state he has kept
the fact from becoming notorious.
In searching for a successor to Tennyson
as poet Laureate, Queen Victoria seems
disposed to slight William Morris for the
obscure verse-writer Lewis Morris. More's
the pity.
A Florida man who visited Robert Bon
ner's farm at Tarrytown. recently, saw the
famous old mare, Maund S., grazing in a
paddock near the stable. She was en
velopeo.l in a blanket, and at sight of her
master gave a whinny of recognition.
Then she trotted up to take a mouthful of
grass from Mr. Bonnet's hand.
Walter H. Evans, a young Indiana botan
slet who spent the summer exploring the
southwestern states in search of cacti for
the agricultural department, says that he
did not see a single rattlesnake or tarantula
in that region, which is supposed to be
their home. liBunt he had a rather thorny
time of it gathering the cacti.
Gen. Beauregard appeared at a meeting
of the Daughters of the Confederacy in St.
Louis one day last week and was subjected
to the usual hero-worship that obtains on
such occasions. The general appeared to
be in excellent health, his snow-white hair
showing up in striking contrast to a
healthy and ruddy complexion.
Solon Chase, the veteran apostle of flat
money, is postmaster at Chase's Mills, in
Maine. Some time ago an inspector visited
Solon's office, and after looking over the
books inquired of the postmaster where he
kept the government funds, which, the law
requirns, most be separate from the others.
"Is my pocket, by O-d," was the imme
diate reply of the famous "financier."
American dentists seem to have acquired
a strong pull in lads. l)r. Evans grew
rich ind famous there while carinoe for the
molars of royalty and the fashionable set,
and now l)r. D)aboll, formerly of Buffalo, is
g-ttin a reputation for his skillful tooth
cnc pentry. Dr. l)aboll irterests the Pari
ians because of his striking physique. He
is nearly seven feet tall and has tremend
ously broad shoulders, besides a remarka
bly black beard that flows over his hobess.
Campbell is not the orator McKinley is,
but in his simplicity of speech, his sym
pathy with his audience and his avoidance
of anything theatrical, wins votes where
his opponent fails. He is much quicker
than MoKinley in seeing a point, is more
ready in retort and his off-hand style of ora
tory effects better results than the major's
set speeches. Moreover, he makes use of
no lead-plate lu.r-ling machiues to raise
the laugh agaiust him.
Indian Ianll ('ned-i.
l)eFsvER, Oct. 1i;--'l'he Assoointed prerss
correspondent whi ncromparnied the com,
rission to negotiate with the Shosirone
and Arapahoe Indians of Wyoming for tilre
cassion of part of tlhe Wind Rlvnr reserva
tion telegraphs that thie coonri-sion hasI
cit-ted an arerement with thie Indians
un:drr which they cr-de o thie linited States
about 1,10),0l)l) atclree out ot a total of '.000,. I
0i0 nrree. T'le Indianr ree-nive rll.,00:),.
or about 5O cents per iacre. 'The ladr c-deld
include practiJally all lanid nrrth of Wind
river rind a strip on the ealtelrn art of tihe
reservation. l'be coruntry is well rttsred.
l'bs bottom lands aer rich ni tlirer is
about 100,000 acres of lrsor land whicr h i
rigation companies erl make good aeirlcul
tural land at rreasonable c'r-t. 'lhe whole
of the reeervatirr rn ra larr' shieer arnd cattlei
range. Coal and oil rre found an tire coded I
lands and therere e idrlreation ro of ore
valouable mrinerals. 'The country is 150
1lies1 from ralroad crrmmatunication .
W,. C T'I. U. iDelegan.ter Poisonel.
IRArI)rOIrD, 'ra., Oct. IG.--NParly 100 delo
gates to the W. C. T. I . state courvstion
were poisonred this aftlernoon by something
they ate or rlrank for dirrrrrr in the armory
Lill, tendered by tr,, McKenr county or
Caslization. Shortly afterr the alifternoo
sssiion was called to orrder a larg nuonlber
rf delegates were tarken violen.rly Ill and in
half an hour at leasrt sevenurty-five wore lying
limp in their sents or on ther ifhor, all vom
iting and extremely srick. rMedical aird was
summnaed and every phynician in the city
has a dozen or more Ipatients on his hands.
Only two cases are serious.
Academsy of NI/t
otf-Isal o ison,
establiahment of a IaptdS*
Street, Philadelphla aeysl the P t
8, h had onon oe of her . y
beautiful ring with three p
I one of which was a water-white d
The other two preciousstos w wat
she, supi oed were pie. ood cent.iul
rubles. A pigeon.bod oraientatlUb i the
moat costl gem in world.
roby of s kind I. worth ten as
much sa a *vs-karat first water .ra#
diamond, which is the moseet precious op
of diamond an the world,
"1 wish to show yon two superb ruble's,
which have jest been purchased for me in
Paris," said the young lady to t man
skilled in disoerning the qualitis o.rel
onue stones. She took the rng off her finger
and handed it to the lapidary. The latter
adjusted his monocular and went to the
light of the window. He looked intently
for a minute or so and then returned.
"Were these stones bought for rubies?"
queried he anxiously.
'Yes, I wanted two pigeon-blood oriental
rubies on either side of this water-white
diamond, and, not being able to get the
finest mn this country, I sent to Paris for
them. Why, aren't they pigeon-blood ori
ental rubies?" was the trouoled reply,
The lapidary looked at them once more
seriously said: "No. They are not, They
are, however, the finest kind of orieptal
garmete and a'e worth about $20 apiece."
The young lady stepped back in surprise.
Thi gems had cost about $2,000. One of
the beat jewelry firms in Paris had recom
mended the house from which the alleged
rubies had come. The lapidary was posi
tive that his deciston on the preoiousstones
was correct, and he advised them to bi re
turned to the Parisian jewelry firm.
The young lady went to a'notary with the
lapidary. The two garnets were removed
from the ring and carefully sealed in a
package. The lapidary made an affidavit
that these stones were oriental garnets and
not pigeon-blood oriental rubies. This affi
davit was inclosed in the package and
shipped back to the Parisian jewelers.
The next mail steamer from France, after
the receipt of the alleged rubies and the
affidavit, brought $2,000 from the jewelry
house and a letter acknowledging regret
fully that the stones were only oriental
garnets. The Parisian firm pleaded in ex
cuse that they had been deceived them
se!ves in the stones. Jewelry firms in this
city report that impositions upon Ameri
cans by European houses are of frequent
occurrence. The case just cited is, how
ever, the most flagrant that has ever come
to the knowledge of Philadelphia jewelers.
WILL OBEY THI SUMMONS.
Contumaclous Witnesses Beg Off and
Promise to Testify.
SAN FataNoxco, Oct. 16.-When the case
of Stephen Gage, director of the Southern
Pacific company, cited to show cause' why
he should not be punished for contempt for
not appearing before the grand jury when
summoned was called in the superior court
to-day, Gage and his counsel, Greed Hay
mond, failed to put in an appearance and
Judge Wallace ordered Gage's bond of
$1,000 forfeited, and ordered that a:bench
warrant be issued for his arrest. Before
the warrant was made -out, howeverr Gage
and counsel appeared in court, and. Ray
mond, after explaining"that the deity was
unavoidable, announoed that Gags would
purge himself of contempt and in recogni
tion of the decision of the supreme court,
both he and Richard Chute, who had been
convicted of contempt for refusing to com
ply with a subpoena, would appear before
the grand jury and testify. He, Raymond,
regretted that the supreme court in its de
cision at Los Angeles yesterday did not set
tie the question of the grand jury's legal
ity. and he would endeavor to initiate some
means for testing that question as s.tdily
as possible. Judge Wallace th lan
nounced that ie would continue t base
against Gage to be called-up at any time on
one day's notice from the district attorney,
should Gage fail to appear before the jury
when wanted. The order deolaring his bail
forfeited was then vacated. In the dase of
Edgar B. Hay, who also announced his
willingness to go before the grand jury,
now that the supreme court had decided
that witnesses must obey the summons of
that body, .Judge Wallace ordered a stay
of execution of sentence
DEPTH OF EARTHQUAKES.
Not Noticed by Me., Working in the Deep
Mines of Nevada.
The Misesislppi valley has recently ex
perienced an earthquake shock which for
severity has not been equalled for years, an
incident which revives interest in the query:
How deep does the earth "quake" when na
ture shakes her crust like the cyclone does
the circas tent? At Virginia City, Nev.,
the preat earthquake of 1879 was not no
ticed by the miners in the deeper portions
of the Comstock mines. The famousearth
quake at the same place in 1874, whish
shook down chimneys, fire-walls, etc., and
cracked every brick building In the city,
was merely noticed by some of the miners
working in the "upper levels," but did
them no damage, not even shaking down
loose rocks and earth. The station men in
the various shafts felt it strongest, and the
deepest point where it was noticed was by
the ninth station man, who was on watch
at the 900-foot level, which is, of course,
900 feet below the surface. He said it felt
like a faint throb or pulsation of air, as
though a blast had been dird above, below,
or in -sme indefinite direction. In some of
the Virginia City mines the shock was not A
fell at all. not even by station men in the
shaft. lThe Gold Hill News, commenting
on this curious fact at the time. remarked
that earthquakes seemed to be of electrical
cbnracter, coming from the atmosphere,
and not from tee depths of the earth.
A Poor Smoker.
Although in later life Napoleon was a
votary of the snuff box, he was never known
to attempt smoking but once. The Persian
ambassador having presented him with a
magnificent oriental pipe, he wished to C
give it a trial. After being instructed how
to proceed, he desired his attendant, Con
stant, to light it. It was accordingly prop
erly charged and lighted. We will let Con
stant tell the rest of the tale. "I obeyed
and returned it to him. But scarcely hbad
he drawn a mouthful when the smoke,
which he did not know how to expel from
his mouth, turned back by his palate, pen
etrated into his throat and came out by his If
noea, nearly blindiua him. As soon as he at
recovered breat he exoclaimed: ' ake that si
away--what an abomination! 'The brutesl "
My stomarh is quite apset!' In fact, he
was no annoyed for more than an hour that
he renounced forever all desire to try the -
experiment aegain.--lThe National Review, .
Painstakling Frecuh Soldier.
It is said that a Flench soldier, stationed
at a picture gallery, had striot orders to al
low no one to pass without first depositing
hls walking stick. A gentleman came with
his hands in his pocket. The soldier, tak
inou hilm by the arm, said: "Citien, where
is your stick?" "I have no stick!" "Then
you will have to go back and get one before
I can allow you to pass." As this man read
his orders, the intesnton was that as a pre
liminery to inspecting the gallery, every
brdy wir to dsp'rsit a tick--nrot that thoes
wtho had a stiok hounld oi bhe allowed to s
carrv it with them into the gallery. t.
A l German lady, in writing to borrow I
money of her sweetheirt. Is said to have
mnade the followiung ingenuous allusion in
her postscript: "1 am so thorougnhly
sahamed of my request, that I enat after ii
the bearer of thiu noteo ncall hio back.
but he had already got too far on the way." "
--T'lemple Bar.
Warellouanoleo OrnganIe..
O()nmro, Oct. 16.-At a meeting here to- hi
day the United States Warehouseman'sl
assooiation was organized. T'Ihirty five ,
cities, including all of the largest, were rep
raesentd. 'lhe purrose is to establishoh sno
'a system rof buines among responsible
warehonuemen as will gain for them in *
commercial circles the recognition they
deserve.
HE.EJA : STTE
enterprises.
Because Helena is a live town. money for their inception and
Because Helena is already a support.
business center of laal rge propor- Thelena of the ast sums rell
tions. positceived by Helena somen as profits
Because Helena is now a reil- and ivits dend from our city' ese same
road center and bound to remai enterpriseowth.
so. Then say, if you can, that Hl-elena as a city,
ena has no great futtire in store
Because Helena is thy have resisted mpo infor her men, her enterprises, and
rarcity-depending rather on solid qutana.lities of her real estate. We
mateial advancement, with back ouRather, take advantage of your
steady appreciation of values the opportunities and secure some
permanent capital and metropolis Helena real estate while it is still
of alstate destined to become very description, and thus be in
Because Helena's citizens are fits from our city's wonderful
progressive and thoroughly alive 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 qudities 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 & Thorrburgh,.
.***DENVER BUILDING,..*.
Broadv,)ay and Warren Sts., J-ilena, Montana
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JACQUEMIN[ &CO.
Watchmakers,
Jewelers,
Silversmiths.
: Dealers in :
DIAMONDS,
WATCHES,
SILVERWARE,
CUT CRYSTAL,
FANCY GOODS.
Complicated Watch Repairing,
Artistic Engraving, Jewelry Manu
factured to Order.
MONTANA SAPPHIRE
and
NUGGET JEWELRY
A SPECIALTY.
Call and Examine Our Stock. No.
27 Main Street, Helena.
Mour Form Ma.o BoltiRl,
Atteollonu, Lt.dl.s,
If you desire a beautitul. ehapely bust plump
eok armte and hounlUero. true to nature, by a
limple but ec rntfirc tr.a mnut. endurred by rmi-l
nent phycicisau. Ab,,llutely uraontaesd. Bulic
nee strictly confidential. haLl or atcaron Mue.
Mitohell, 108 Grand street,
RANCH OF 2,000 ACRES
Well improved and thoroughly ir
rigated, on fine range. A great
bargain.
W. E. COX, GOLD BLOCK.
NOTICE--NOTICE IR HEREBY GIVEN THAT
the i.oard of World'. fair Managers for the
state of Montana will reaeime cotnpettliav design.
for a buildng fcor thu t.ita ofi Mntanat at lth
World's ('olumb an ponition, spu will pay
thebefor a price of two hutdrsd ('.tl) dollars,
for the dentUo seletoled, sand otne ',drud If lO)
dotlars for the n11.t bust ir. point at o xrcllnoeo,
the ,astlt n of an.leltion snui rojoetlou to be s,!
rided hd tlre cor mittet e cy buildi*ngus Mdgrrind
at tke meotil of It.e raeid loard to he held at
Iolons, out., ..i . , lIft. 1 1
eltsn eurhoul!d lih I awn tto onesoighth (I)
iobh cale. finiahed with psn iu ink,snd be fore
bnildinl5 to oot niut more then uiflten, tousanid
($1it0801 dollars compllesd (In whole or in part
of Montana muatorim enl to ontJin a n eaptiop
ball fear parlor., two elicit, and a hallfor the
' hagrenad tobe orpird ie seĀ·ern -Ifle (7)1
fest in width a\d two hnundrd (200) flet long.
The arthitert whose design is seletted will re
eel,. regutlar fe for plane. apeoihctiona aid
detail drawing.
Addrew all oemmtnloatioie to j. e. Ilatm.,.
escretrly, Helena, Mont.
E'azntie Ciaatenrle,
GANS & KLEIN
Stanley says:
"I owe my preservation of health
while passing through the Dark Conti
nent to the wearing of DR. JAEGER'S
underwear."
The manufacturers of the best goods
throughout the world always seek out the
best house 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.
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