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The Helena independent. (Helena, Mont.) 1875-1943, November 10, 1891, Morning, Image 1

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orth Mali Street.
EHelena's cry is"Wo need a spay
1 i Manufadturing 'is~ what we
quire"' Well, we have ins~.i
ted the pioneer Shirt Factory
fMoigtaa,` We have an ex
itenoed. corpse of operators,
io :live in houses, 'eat gro
eies, patronize meat 'shops and
keries; wear d'ry goods and
oaes; and we call on landlords,
Ocers, butchers, bakers, dry goods
nd shoemen, and in fact all who
e interested in HIelena's pros
erity,. to have a dozen or a' half
ozen shirts made, and keep these
perators busy and encourage one
f.the ,pioneer ildustries of the
Evyerybody with the perceptive
bilities of a two-year-old will rec
gsize the fact that there are two
inds of clothing businress. One is
e noisy and sensational, while.
e other is the conservative and
eritoriods, One deals in the
ham and showy style of the 'cir
us' outfit; the other gives thought
the exact style and. satisfaction
f the customer. One will tellhow
ey sell goods for less than cost,
e other argues on the best quali
·and endeavors to persuade the
'ublic that in the .genuine is the
stisfaction. One deals in sidewalk
olicitation, button - holing the
asser-by, while the other, relying
nthe merit of his goods and the
orrect principles 'of the day,
akes his general appeal in the
gitimate manner and does the
alanee of his business' inside his
Eis a sad commentary on the
ondition of business to think that
eChatham street style of business
still in vogue in the city of Hele
a and that it meets with any pat
onage whatever.
We will this week to dwell on
he merits of some lines of Over
oats-this week in store; and
hile we affirm not one is sold at
ss than cost, there is not one that
merchant in the city of Helena
an or will meet in the prices we
n all the run of men's sizes from
3 to 44, in several shades; but the
ne on which we build great hopes
f being rapid sellers is the seal
rown-one at $15 and one at $18,
xactly the same quality as the
oods we sold last year at $20 and
24. We caught a great drive in
hese goods, and our customers are
in with it."
he bottle green is a nobby thing
nd we have it in popular price, as
ell as the finest grade. We prob
bly show as many lines as any
wo houses in the city, and there
re it is extremely difficult to come
to our store and ask for anything
n the regular line and not find a
ull assortment.
We show undoubtedly the finest
ne of Overcoats in the city, how
ver do not confine our attention
o the more costly goods, but give
qual attention to the popular
*nes, ranging from $12 to $18.
We only ask comparison of
rices quoted by competitors with
rices we name. Call on every
lothier in town, then she what we
ffer. We don't say: "We do as
ell;" but we say, "We do bet.
ve show a nice assortment of Fur
rimmed Astrachans, Storm Coats
in Dress Coats, in fact, whatever
.ocs to make an assortment com
orth iain Street.
Argument on the Bering Sea Die.:
pute Begun Before the Su.
. preme oCourt,
An Array of Dl tinguiehed 4t ro
n. ys FPreaent When the
Clour Took It flp,
Contention of the i7awyers l"n the. dse
Harrlsos'Not t :Afrd of MZcKin "
le.i .nl ly . Bate..'
uWA Iczaro, Npr. h.-Thq Uiknted SBates
supremeout chahmler" was crowd d this
morning by ditinugui hled .Amoers.pf the
b. rwhowere present to hear '*he. argen.et
in. the Bayward .Ilblng ea: .es.lers case.
Ex-Secretary Bayard and' ex-Atterney Gen
oral Garland, of President Cleyeland's cab
iunet,' exSenator: Edmuods, and, Senator
Mitchell, of ''Oregon, Representative
Springer, of Illinois, and others were preS
ent besides Attorney-General Miller, Sollo
itor-General Taft. Joseph H. Choate, of
New York, and others who will take part in
the argument. When the court assembled
Justice Bradley was not pfesent, but he ar
rived and took his place on the bench just
before the Sayward case was oalled so the full
court was present when the hearing began.
This celebrated case arises out of the
seizure of the Canadian sealer W. P. Say
ward, in Bering sea, for violation of the eat
of congress making it a penalty to catch
seals within the waters ofBering sea. The
vessel was libeled under the admiralty laws
of the United States and, after trial in the
United States district court, was declared
forfeited. 'The case was then brought to
this court on motion for a writ of prohibi
tion to stop the Alaska court from taking
measures to enfored the decree, the ground
L for the motion beilig the contention that
the court had no jurisdiction to try the of
fense, for the reason that it was. committed
more than three miles from the shore and
therefore, under the law 'of nations, with
out the juriedictioon of the United States.
r By this method t is sought to secure' an
opinion from the court on the question
which has been for a long time ,in contro
versy.between the United States and Great
Britain as to the right of the former coun
try to the exclusive control of the seal eBh
a-cries of Bering sea,
The opening skirmish in this legal battle
resulted in favor of Great Britain, the court
deciding against the preliminary plea by
the United States, that the supreme court
could not entertain even a motion for leave
to file a petition for a writ of prohibition.
Since the legal proceedings began an agree
a 'men has been reached, between the two
3a.rovernments :unde.r which it. is, hoped :to
eotre "netdl.de$liteo1ntluolif'f the long.
'ii'ednit +pfomtiatiaz disprute.., bt tihis twill
S'not affect the present case. Calderon Car
t lisle'of this city, opened the case in behalf
of the owner of the Sayward. At the outset
9 he said a decision of the case.could not
forestall anything any other branch of the
government should do. Of course, he said,
it will stop any seizure of any foreign
vessel under any exising law. This court
a may in this case without expressing any
opinion as to the rightsof the United States
hold that the seizure of this foreign vessel,
I fifty-nine miles from land, was illegal
t under international law, and under the ex
isting law of the'United States and not
t forestall any convention of the United
a States with reference to- seal prop
erty. Carlisle combatted' the posi
tion taken by the United States that
this court was bound by the face of the
proceeding and could not go behind what
is shown on the record submitted by the
judge of the Alaska court, first taking up
the words of the libel which sets out : "The
e vessel was seized in that part of Bering sea
a ceded by Russia to the United States." He
said it might very well be held that no part
of it was ceded by Russia. If it was a cos
sion' from anybody it was a cession from
e the civilized world, for Russia could not
cede beyond three miles from the shore.
Carlisle next took up the point raised by
1 the United States that if the court could go
behind the return of the Alaska judge there
e was evidence which it may be presumed
might have justified the court in holding
that seals were taken within the three mile
limit. The attorney general, Carlisle says,
in addition to the two small barriers of
3 which he had spoken, hhd set.sp another
s more serious one, namely, that the position
taken by the executive with reference to
Bering sea was a position taken on a politi
Y ofl question, that of national sovereignity,
- which absolutely binds the court,
whether that position be right
or wrong. If the argument be
3 correct that regardless of the laws of na
a tions and the acts of congres8 the president
can extend the national boundaries far out
into the ocean, shall he stop there andnot
t make assertions as to our power and right,
which would, in the language of Justice
Starr, lead to universal mischief. He then
a asked why if the United States could try
a British sealers for offenses in any of these
r waters, why not British sailors for murder?
Hle claimed the writ of prohibition must
issue because of fundamental want of juris
ýf diction inthe Alaska court.
Solicitor General Taft, in opening the
ease for the United States, said its position
" could be stated in two sentences: 'irst,
a that the question which thepotitioner seeks
here to raise is not presented to the court
Son the record in the case; second, that if
it is presented to the court the question has
been decided, being a political questlon, by
the political departmente of the
government, and the court will not reverse
or qualify that decision. Takiung up the
political phase of the argument the solicitor
general said the government did not deny
- that the jurisdiction of the Alaska court
and the venue of the offense were judicial
questions, to be decided by that court and
r by this court in proper case. What, he
asserted, was the jurisdiction of that court
and the venue of that offense. By a single
step it was made inevitably to depend upon
national jurisdiction in Boring sea. That
is a political question and the decilsion to
execute the act of congress on that political
question is conclusive, not only upon this
court, but upon every citizen within the
JIs Blaine, of MRaine--Not Afraid of Major
WAsnsreoxoN, Nov. 9.-It is understood
that the president does not regard the
election of McKinley as in any way en
dangering his chanoes for a renomination,
The friends of 'the presidient say that his
only possible rival is Blaine, arid, as the
feeling is spreading that Mr. Blaine will
not be a candidate, it is hardly probale that
he would throw his influence to MoKinley,
in view of the fact that MoKlnley bitterly
opposed the adoption of Blaine's recilpro
city scheome. A close frioend of the presi
dent said that wlhile the administration felt
a dSep interest in New York. MaDsachusetts
and Iowa, and gave material assistance to
the tickets in those states, yet it was in
Ohio that the administration centered
all its force. The electioln of Mc
Kinley wis an indorsementa of the
tariff policy of the administration, for the
loKinoy brill was passed in accordance
i th o thhe recommendation of the prsidelts
sel in phis e om il greaitly ostrelraein -
tt n his comitny message, and I feel on-'
ident that he will add much to his admln
letration by the respoesiblO !appointmento
es is oclled upon to smake by the lat of De
cenebpr..· I1
"No, I do not think the rssult of the sleo
tion will have any bearing on the repub,
lian nominatlon for ipresident next year.
Prsident tarrison willo be mrenoninated;
unlss of sours., Mr. .Xlialne annotunces
biisSjf'a candidate, which he will not do."
bn effiial of. the postonoo department
t laking o the speali ote in alNew York eo
calved by 'aistt, aaid thif s Afternoon that
,tll o election in the Nmnpir state demon
sratd one fact thati the'repblicana would
do Bwelto remember, and that was that if
theil administrtions i wis it' will .roceed
at once to divide the patronage among the:
factions iuNow York. '"'It was a big min
thake. said the ofiteisi, nas the result has C
shown, for thie president to have made
Platt tile -repubian ihboss. Fassitt, as
aevery one 'admits, made a magnifoicent can
vass,. and 'where it was expected that he
could p611 te the .l~party vote he dropped
behiat, and it Was in the districts where
Miller reseived most of his strength in 1888.
Fassaett's ,vote clearly shows that Miller is
. as poplar in New iork as, Platt. and the0
Spresdenthwi ehardly forget that'fact."
Railways in Mexico.
from official sources that tere is now in
operation in Mexico, 10,183 kilometers of
railway, which is equal to 6,826 miles. The
bureau received a notice from congress that
the state of Nuevo Leoa; Mexico, that 'for
i the purpose of enbouraging the cultivation i
of fiber plants, they wil lbe exempted from
taxation for the peiod'of twenty years of
all lands devoted to that purpose. The
i bureau is informed that the legislature "of
the state of Espritu Santo, -frazil, haes
passed a bill granting a subsidy of $99,000
a year for the establishment of direct
steam communication with the United
States. •
To Reclaim Fallen Women.
WA.Snc.eToi, Nov. 9.-The convention of
a Christiane atWork opened to-day. "Work
among discharged female prisoners" was
ithe subject of an address by Miss Zincan,
of Tioronto, Canada. The only way to save
with an atmosphere of love,
I Presbyterians Approve of Changes in the
- Confesasion of Faith.
iNew Youa, Nov. 9.-Report on the pro
a posed revision of the confession of faith
a has been presented by the presbytery of
YNew York. The Tribune says, it reads in
t part as follows: "Your committee arefully
examined the propoaedarevision, chapter by
chapter, and section by section,' and recog
nrze the wisdom and prudence and skill
Swith which the general acsembly'committee
labored upon it. 'We are of opinion that it
t shows very clearly the possibility of reviS
e iing our confession of faith without impair
uing in the least our system of doctrine, but
b rather in such way as to support and defend
it. by ma ing it plpriner, stronges:rir imore
p soailuturalo-end that such revisibon owadld~i ot
Shinder but advance and prosper the forna
tion of a new short creed to meet the de
If sire expressed by the presbytery of New
t York two years ago. We feel that it is im
,t portent to have a revision which shall really
Srevise. The great objects of this wide and
I deep movement in toe church should be as
full as possible to secure. It seems to us
Sthese objects are two: First, a frank, ex
y plicit and unhesitating declaration of the
,s living faith of the church in God's loving
kindness and the true offer of salvation to
all men, through Christ, by his word and
spirit; second, clearing our confession of
"t faith from the possibility of fatalistic mis
d representation. Henon these, among other
_ recommendations of changes are made.
_ All reference to sovereign pieterition. eter
it nal foreordination to, everlasting death, or
e any doctrine of non-election should be
it omitted. A substitute for section seven
A should be written to declare in substance,
"The doctrine of God's' sovereign election
1 is to be received and interpreted in harmony
Swirth the truth that He is not willing that
[e any should perish, but that all should come
,t to repentance; that He has given His Son to
be a prooitiation for the sins of the whole
n world, and that whosoever cometh unto
it Him shall not be cast out;g but whosoever
, will not come shall perish.'
:0 'R Approved in Indianapolis.
d IkuIANAPOLte. Nov. 9.-T-he Indianapolis
g presbytery to-day voted in. favor of such
Srevision of the confession of faith as shall
a, tend to free the confession from misunder
if standing and to broaden and enrich in a
r fuller statement of the great central varie
n ties of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
it Charles H. Durgin D)riven to Suicide by
'e teadling linlwer's Creations.
t Charles Henry Durgin, aged about 25
it years, had been an earnest reader of Bul
it war Lytton's works, says a Kansas City
t, dispatch. Some gloomy chapter of the
n great novelist affected him deeply, fits of
melancholia followed, and he took a dose
ae of strychnine with suicidalintent. Durgin
was employed as a cutter in a St. Louis
it shoe factory until he came to Kansas City
and put no at a lodging house at 104 Union
avenue. Here he spent most of his time,
fected with imelancholia. His money being
r almost exhausted, he purchased some
tstrycnine and tried to kill himself. He
if wS discovered writhing in pain in 'his
room and the polioce were at once notified.
lde war removed in an ambulance to police
Y headoqunarters, where urgeon Iouen admin
Sistared antidowtes and sent him out to the
city hospital. It is not considered at all
Slikely that he will recover. Durgain told
Dr. lon that he was despondent anid weas
Stired trying to make anuo-hillfieht against
ii apparently insurmouitable barriers iind
d that he wanted to try existence in another
world. He ascribed his despondency to
t long poring over the writings of Bulwor
le Lytton.
The Lawyer and CIlient,
oA lawyer whose client was charged with
il stealing a horse pleaded his ease so success
fully that the man was promptly acquitted
and sent forth into the world as an honest
anal upright man. However, upon meeting
his lawyer he looked so downcast that the
latter exclaimed:
r "Whatl Are you not full of rejoicing
over your complote vindication?"
id "Alsl noP' replied the client. "When I
come to realie bow slick you pulled me
' out of that i cannot, help but wish that I
- had also taken the mate to the horse, and
a thus provided myself with a spanl"
is Moral--lf we always knew just whht was
the right thing to do we should have no
mistakes to mourn over.-M. Quad.
itwo ratlle Athepopts to Lyulnch,
PLyAsAnToN, Ken,, Nov. l,--Saturday af
Sternoon Dan Williamson anld William and
SBert Austin, negro coal miners, were ar
Srested and taken to the county jail at
o 2Mound City, charged with a fiendish out
n rage on Maggie Luoo, a 10-year-old dei
id mented girl of good femiiy. The girl is
s- not expeeted to ecover. Yesterday two
is futile attempts to lynch the fiends were
e made, The prisoners were taken toForb
SI Scott.
Important Declaration That Will Be W
Made By the Knights of
Moet of Them COatholioe, but They S
, Support the Publlo Sohoolf
Sys~ema .
Compulsory Education Will IBe Endorsed "
-The Reason Therefor Given by w
-One of the Delegates.
To,.no, .O, Nov. 9,-Delegates to the fif- t
teenth general assembly, Knights of Labor, d;
are arriving here in large numbers froim all
parte of the United States, Canada and two
,.Othriee cities` in' Mexico. The delegates o
pay this will be one of the most important tl
assemblies ever held. The finance commit- it
teehas.about completed its work, and so cV
farr inde all finances of the order in splen
did condition. The, secretary's report will or
shelw thaf tlae order has increased its mem- sI
bership over 8,000 during the past year in this
eptintry alone,sand all local assemblies are
in t flourishing condition. The most impor
tant matters to come'before the assembly a
will be the ,publio school system of this
country. Many, perhaps a majority, of the
delegates, are Roman Catholics, yet they p
intend placing themselves on record in ref
erence to the school question. The feeling
appears to be unanimously in favor of .the
public school' system. A promi
nent delegate, a Roman Catholic, said 11
this afternoon. "The knights believe in r
education as the only safeguard of this aid
allother liberty-loving nations. It is the i
duty of the state to see that the child is ed- p
ucated, leaving to the parent the selection
of the ichool and the method of such edu- p
cation, It is the parent's right and privi- c
lege to educate his child in a Catholic, a
Lutheran, private or public school, just as a
he sees fit, but it is the duty of the state to
look, after .the child and see that it is edu.
eated. We are in favor of compulsory edu- rI
cation, so the state can legally and authori- p
tatively say to the parent or guardian, 'ed
ucate your child; I don't care where; I
leave that with you, but you must 'educate 1
him" or I will.' That is the position of the I
Knights of- Labor on the school question,
and that resolution will be adopted in the
general:asembly, it is' believed, without a=
dissenting voice. We may also take some
action in favor of introducing the Austra- i
lian.ballot into states not yet voting that
.--- t
Address to the National eague of America E
by thie Oficersi..., .
Lmc Neb.' Nov. ý.-Mk. V. Ganpoh, i
president of the Irish National League of
America, William Lyman, treasurer and
John P. Sutton, secretary, to-day issued a
significant statement addressed to friends I
of Ireland in America. It refers to the rival 4
factions inflamed with hate arrayed against
each other in Ireland and says those who
would be naturally looked to there for
counsel tending to peace and unity are
foremost in fermenting political strife, t
adding that it is patent to every thoughtful
man that the contending parties are tdo
strong for one to polilically" destroy the
other. Union between them is absolutely
necessary to the success of the Irish
cause, and it must be a union of
head and heart, based on mutual
concession,. 'Even if every present as
pirant to the leadership has to be forced
into retirement it should be resolved by the
Irish in America that no 'parliamentary
faction shall be permitted to bring upon
our motherland ruin more complete than
England's tyranny has been able to accom
plish. We believe in the manhood of Ire
land, and to it we appeal to force these
oarliamentarians to stop their quarrels or
make way for other Irishmen to whom the
interests of their country are of greater
merit than personal ambition or personal
animosities." The address calls for a more
thorough organization and the redoubling
of efforts to make the Irish league of Amer
ica a poighty engine for good, not only for
Ireland, but for the Irish race all over
he world. "Entirely non-political in
America," says the address, "the league
will exercise a marked beneficial influence
in Irish affairs and its power to render
financial assistance be far greater than can
ever be derived from spasmodic collection
tours by Irish representatives. Its service
to Ireland in the past has been incalculable,
in spite of many obstacles, and now as an 1
independent American organization it I
should not heed the clamor of interested
parties or stop by the wayside to quarrel
with fellow-countrymen, but go steadily
forward, endeavoring to. bring order
out of chaos, union out of dis
union. and utimate freedom to Ire
land." Branches should be at once
organized and state executives are urged to
put good working men out with the least
possible delay. The address says it has
been boasted by British statesmen that a
Soun could not be fired in Europe without
r I e consent of England because, strong in
her own splendid system of organization,
she kept every European nation in is state
of turmoil and dlsorganization through the
medium of subsidized secret societies. "She
is playing the same ganse in America to
day," says the address, and asks, "Can we
possibly hope to overcome liher powerful in
fluence without organizing to counter
act it?"
Made Short Work of Coenor.
C(Iorucus, O., Nov. 9.-Ed Gorman, of
Columbus, formerly of Buiffalo, and Tommy
Connor, of Cincinnati, light weights, fought
a finish tight to-night for $1,000 a side and
gate receipts. John Murphly, of Cinoin
nati, was referee. Gormanforced the fight
ing from the start and landed heavily on
Connor. It was apparent from the first
that Connor was no match for Gormnan. In
the second round Conneor was knocked and
forced down twice, and in the third and
last GCorman made short work of his main,
Sknocking him down twice. Connor failed
to come to time and the light was given to
Gorman. Connor lhad been drinking and
was in poor condition.
The Denver Air Line.
EL 'PAso, Texas, Nov, 9.-The Texas Pa
cific railway has suddenly ordered the con
struction of seovern large terminal buildings
I hero and the layingcof their own track from
Sierra Blalnst, a destance of ninety miles,
where they have heretofore connected with
the Southern P'acillc. It is believed that
the Texas ?Pacifio will make a bid for the
proposedEt! Paso and Decnver air line, this
ivling a big pul on the western and south
western rlixto traffic.
ltedloata AgaslI (ettingl Insolent,
CUieeAro, Nov. i.-Anarchists yestorday
dI elled tlaauthorities.osf the United States,
and Distribct Attorntey Gilohrlest was to-day
preparing to prouceed against the ring
leaders. Dourle ant anarohlet parado yes
torday the drivers of two United States
mail wagoln. were delayed by the anrr
b chiste and riots were only averted in eaoh
ase hby the prompt aotions of citizens.
I Turns thie Half-Century Post- A Costly
Loanorc, Nov. 9,-To-day is the fiftieth
anniversary of the birth of the prince of A
Wales, The occasion was celebrated ib
a quiet manner at
Sandringham, in Nor
folkshire. A large
number of congratu
lations were received; E
To-day fir Augustusa
Haris, John Hare, Mr.
Bancroft, Beerborhm
Till andD'OyleyCsrte,
representing the theatricalprofession, pro
d ceoded from London to Sandringham,
where they privately presented a gold cigar
box to the prince. The present is a superb
specimen of the goldsmith's art. It weighs
100 ounces, and the value of the metal alone
is very great. The top of the box is sur
moanted by three ostrich feathers, forming
the arms of the prince of Wales, set with
r, diamonds.
11 The Standard, in a leader on the prince of b
a Wales's fiftieth birthday, congratulates the
prince in highly eulogistic language and
a concludes: "It not always proof against s
it the temptations to which the greatest of t
t" mankind have yielded, he can challenge v
a comparison with most of his predecessors, b
and to the most dangerous temptation, to
interfere in political and constitutional
1 controversies, he has been conspicuously
' superior."
The Poasitio in iWhich Rudint Banks the
he RloM, Nov. 9.=-Marquis di Rudini, Italian
premier, to-day delivered a long speech at
f Milan. Part of his speech was devoted to
the financial situation of, the government.
During the coursa of his remarks he an
nounaed a complete equilibrium established
id in the budget. Not only were the estimated
in receipts fully equal to expenditures, but
even a small surplus in receipts might be
a expected. In his allusion to the vatican, ]
he Rudini said: "We have in our midst the
A- papacy, which sometimes assumes a threat
n uning attitude. But its sphere of action is
limited to the exercise of spiritual
powers, not only by law which ]
1- cannot be lightly contravened, but i
i, also by the almost unanimous consent of
as those who thought themselves most re
to ligious of the countries. Ecclesiastical
o policy has now become conditional. The
honor and strength of the kingdom of Italy i
n- must be scrupulously maintained. De- I
ri- plorable incidents produced by a few
d- short-sighted persons will not make us de
viate from our policy. Strong in the pres
ent and confident in the future, we fear
te lessly guarantee the fullest liberty in
he Rome." Rudini's remarks concerning the
B, papacy have produced a bad impression at
he the vatican, the programme tending to
a make the pope only the first subject of the
ue king. The pope will prepare a sharp note
'a- in reply.
Desire to Govern Themselves.
GrIBALvAR, Nov. 9.-A dispute between
the French government and the sultan of
Ma Morocco regarding the ownership of the
oasis Touath does not seem tio be approach
lu, ing a solution and if France remains stead
of fast iin her determination to take possession
od of Touat, there is no doubt that serious
trouble will follow. The majority of the
a inhabitants of the oasis do not look with
ds favor upon the claims of either country and
ral desire to throw aside all foreign govern
ment and form an independent government
of their own. The sultan of Morocco re
o cently sent a number of emissaries to Tonua
or to endeavor to gain their support to his pre
re tensions to the sovereignty, but the recep
e, tion thee met with will be apt to deter
ml others from attempting to influence the
00 natives of Tonat. The natives confined the
he emissaries and subsequently decapitated
y five of them.
The Situation in iBrazll.
is- LosDON, Nov. 9.-A dispatch to the Times
ad from Rio Janeiro says riots are reported in
he Rio Grandes de Sul. All telegrams from
fry that district are prohibited. Local dis
, patches are subject to censorship. The
m government line to Port Allegro has been
cut. All the other provinces are sending
e congratulations to the president. Rio
or Grande de Sul is a great grain producing
he province, is largely colonized by Germans,
and commands an army of 50,000 men of
a German origin. Martinez, who was ban
r ishBd during the last revolution, but after
wards allowed to return. possesses great in
er fluence, and if he is nominated for presi
or dent of the Rio Grande de Sul President Da
per Fonseca will be powerless to crush him.
in -
ue To Conserve the Peace.
ice PAis, Nov. 9.-Le Matin prints a letter
ar from Signor Crispi to M. de Smarets, of
the Paris bar, in which, after saying the
ice pope "is consumed with ambition and
e, would sell his sdul to regain the temporal
n power of the papacy," Signor Crispi ex
it presses approval of the neutralizing of Al
ad sace-Lorraine on condition that France
rel join the dreibund. Alsace, then, he says,
ily will be a buffer between France and Ger
ler many. The dreibund agreement, he adds,
is- contains no word against France. He con
re- eludes by appealing to all men to unite to
ice preserve Europe from war.
eat Run on Berlin Banks.
as Baimi, Nov. 9.-A large number of cus
ut tomers of great banking firms, on Leip
in zeiger Strasse, alarmed by recent failures,
in, to-day visited the banks and withdrew
ts their deposits. Great excitement prevailed
he and it was necessary to detail a number of
he policemen to keep the crowd in order.
to- There was a run upon banks generally. Atl
we demands were met, however, and this fact
n- tended in a reant measure to allay the ex
er- citement. Feeling is now becoming quieter.
New Iordl Mayor Installed.
Loitor, Nov. 9.-Great preparations had
of been made for the usual parade to-day and
my other cremouies attendant upon the in
ht nuguration of the lord mayor elect, David
rd Evans. The expectations of manay would
n- be sightsoers wore dampened by the knowl
it- edge that the day would not be favorable
on for outdoor display by the rain falling, and
atso it fell out that tholugh the parade was
In carried out as arranged it was spoiled by
id dismnal weather.
, CaOnused the Ieatth of a Child.
ed DruraN, Nov. D9-Rev. Samuel Cotton,
n rector of Carogh, Klidare, recently charged
with criminal negligence and ill treatment
of children in Cnrogh orphanrge, has been
arrested for homicide, in having caused the
death of a child by placing it in a cold bath
?a- ard leaving it in the open air al lnight,
n- oovered only with sacks. The child was
gs found dead in the morning, the sack being
m frozen to its body.
ih Foreign Flashes.
at The river Neva is blooked with ice and
he navigation is consequently suspended.
his The London News commenting on the
bh- board of trredo returns says: "lThe decrease
of twenty per cern. of our trade with
America may fnirly be attributed to the
McKinley law. Thl dlmlriptlon inti tie dc
av niand from other countrics must be asoribed
, to the financial depression."
laThe Somm erlelds, father and son, both
g- members of the firm of Friedlander & Som
m nerlield, bankers of Berlin, who failed
tee BSaturday last anid who, after the olose of
ar the dlay's business, opened veins in their
i arms and then shot themselves in the head
with revolvers, have both diod.
A Telegram Sent to His Fiance Say.
ing That He Was Sick In
St. Paul.
Supposed to Have Left Billings f01 8
Her Home in an Iows
No Trace of Him Found Nor of the 5ender
of the Telegram-- ad Money
With Him.
'Sr. PAuL, Nov. 9,-fSpecial.]--J. B Fraw
Iey and his niece, Miss Mae Frawley, of
Marringo, Iowa, registered at the Sherman"
house in this city on Sunday. They, were
called here under most mysterious ciroum
stances. On Saturday Miss Mae received a
telegram at Marringo from St. Paul which
was signed "Dr. Chapplin," and stated that
her fiance, who is a wealthy stook dealer of
Billings, Mont,, named Bergen, was lying
dangerously ill at the Sherman house. She,
in company with her uncle, took the first
train for St. Paul. They were dumb
founded to learn upon their arrival that
Mr. Bergen was not at the Sherman house
and were startled by learning later that
there was no such person in St. Paul as Dr.
Chapplin. Mr. Frawley searched all over
St. Paul and Minneapolis but was unable
to find a trice of Bergen, or any
one called Dr. Chapplin. It seems
that Mr. Bergen several days ago
informed MissFrawley that he would leave
on the day his letter was dated for the east
with a large sum of money, going by way of
Marringo. She had for several days been
expecting him to arrive at her home when
she received the telegram from St Paul.
Naturally enough foul play is feared, Mr.
Frawley to-day sent a telegram to Billings
t addressed to Mr. Bergen. No reply to it
had been received at six o'clock, when Mr.
Frowley and niece started for their train to
return to Marringo. Mr. Frawley engaged
a special party to look after the matter for
him, and unless a reply comes from Bill
ings showing that Mr. Berged~ is safe, do.
tectives will be set at workuponteeo matter.
To 8urnish e lectricity for Westside Ruim
ing Towns.
e Pmnrnavno, Nov. 2.-[Special.]-Seven
miles from here, on the headwaters of Flint
creek, works are being constrt te4which,,'
when completed, will furnish the pdwer for
all the mining camps near here. The Flint
Creek Electric Power.company was organ
ized last June. Their object is to utilize
the series of falls that exist on upper FlEiT .
-eaek, The incorporators' are O. M.iBen,
nett, of Virainia City, and Baker and
Harper, of Butte. The capital stock was
fixed at $25,000, with privilege of increasing
h at any time. This sum has already been
expended this fall, and it is estimated that
when completed the works will cost $100,
000. The incorporators have been watching.
this stream for several years, and find
that they can depend upon from 2,000
to 3,000 miner's inches of water.
e In order to utilize this water power a flume
a6,600 feet is being constructed along the
Smountain side. The flume is three and
one-half by four feet, and there are two
tunnels, one 360 feet long, and the other 710
feet. The excavation ,for the flume has
been completed, and the lumber is on the
n ground ready to be put in place in the
n spring. The dam is constructed of rook, is
1 100 feet in length, twelve feet high, and has'
na waste weir of cast-iron pipe worked with
g automatic valves. The water supply comes,
from Georgetown fiats, where a number of
g springs exist. As the water issues from
the ground it is warm and no danger is an
ticipated from the water freezing as the
distance to the works is so short.
At the end of the flume a tank with a
capacity of 35,000 gallons will be built.
From this tank a steel pipe, thirty inches
in diameter and 1,800 feet in length,,
will extend down the side of the
mountain to the power house.
The tank is 658 feet higher than the power'
house, so there will be a fall of over 2.000
d inches of water 685 feet; or equal to 2,000
il horse power. In the power house the main
pipe branches into a number of . maller
ones, by means of which ten Pelton water
wheels will be fed. These wheels are high
r- pressure and are capable of running ten
3, dynamos. The entire power can be carried
on ten heavy copper wires. In order to use
0 the power, motors are required at the, end
where power is used. It is.probable that
this power will be used at Granite, Ana
conda, Rlumsey, Philipsburg, and possibly
at Butte. The plant is seventeen miles
from Anaconda, and the company can de
liver 80 per cent. of the power sent out;
a seven miles to Philipsburg, and, Granite
Sand Rumaoy, and they can deliver 90 per
r. cent.; they could deliver 65 per cent. to
SIt is probable that this power will be used
. in Anaconda for refining the copper, which
at present is sent away for this purpose.
There is already an electric refinery at Ana
d conda, which is said to be a ansuccess. The
d company began work August 10, and have
- completed the dam, the excavations for
id flume and pipe line, and expoect to complete
the tunnel before Christmas. Since the
I work began about 800 men have been em
d ployed. They expect to complete the work
'early in the spring. They erected a two
y story boarding house with accommodation s
for nearly 100 men and have also provided a
reading room for their employee. The
company have an ofloe at the works. They
also have a telegraph office. The operator,
t Charles F. Rhodes, also acts as bookkeeper.
Fred P. Gutolins, formerly of New York, is
e the chief engineer in charge. He is assisted
h by D, I. Werrinel, John W. Crimmon,
Sformerly of Butte, is foreman. When com
g pleted these works will be more extensive
than any other of their kind in America.
i valding tie Law.
d COnttoco, Nov. 9.--Five railroad men have " '
been summoned to appear before the fed
Seral grand jury Wednesday to tell whais.,i
[ they know concerning infractions of the :'
h interstate commerce law i' the manpulpl
'1 ting of the freight rates in favor of Swift &u k
SJo., p.ckers. The men are Osorge B
"Spriggs general freight a ant of the Nickel
Plate; A, Fell, eastern freight agent of the
h Lehigh Valley; N. N. Jarvil, manager of the'
- Trader's Dispateh line; M. L. Doughertr,
t manager of the Lehinh & Wabash Die
i patch. and Chairman Blanohard, of the
r Central Traello association. Special Agaent:
d Kreetehman says there will be severa~tl- i-.:
I dietments returned. 1r

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