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SOME MORE OIINTERS.
Additional Hints in Case an Investi gation of the Sohool board Is Had. Money Lying Idle In Bank on Whioh the Taxpayers Are Paying Interest. The Settlement af the At6ne Contract and the Duties apt Compeasation of an Employe. As the impfAtsion begomes stronger that lhere will be a grand jury inzvestigation of school board affairs, many suggestions are imade as towhat might be inquired into with the prospect of beneficial results. Yesterday .Tea INDxZNDENT printed some suggestions from a trustee, covering certain transactions of the old board. A gentle man who gives a great deal of attention to school matte.s in this district and who is pretty conversant with the business of the board, though not a member, in talkia of an investigation yesterday, endorsed the suggestions of the trustee quoted, and said: "The grand jury is the proper body to make an investigation of school board affairs, and it should be very thorop.b, The con tracts and patohases of the old board should be carefully inquired into, and also the business of the present board. There is one point in particular I would like to have explained; and that is this. In Au gust, 1801, $150,000 was received by the Helena school distriot from the sale of bonds, Since Sept. I last there has been on deposit in a local bank $100,000 of the money. This sum belongs to the building fund. The banks allow five per cent. on de posits and for the five months the $100,000 have been on deposit it should have brought in $2,000. The trustres are paying six per cent. on this $100,000, which for live months amounts to $2,500. According to my way of figuring the taxpayers are out just $4,500 since Sept. 1 in this matter alone, due to the poor management, or lack of manage ment of the present board. Anyway, the board should be $2,000 better off than it is. "There is yet another matter," continued the gentleman, "that I think should be in quired into. There are rumors of poor management, if not criminal negligence, in the matter of the final settlement of the stone contract on the high school building. Some $700 or $800 was paid the contractors in this settlement, and I have heard one of the trustees say lately that the money should not have been paid. When the affairs of the board are looked into this should not be forgotten. "If not deserving of anythiug more seri ons, I believe the present trustees of the Helena school district should at least be censured. The people of this city voted $20,000 for a school building in the Sixth ward. The lot has not yet been purchased, though there have been a number of adv n tageous offers. The board has $100,000 lyiung in bank, drawing, no interest, and is paying rent for school rooms to private parties. There was $20,000 also voted for a school on the west side, in the Fifth ward. Nothing has been done in that matter either, but the board is renting a room adjoining a laundry for the children. "There is yet another matter that might be inquired into. Some time ago the school board engaged'a gentleman to superintend the construction of the high school build ing, Afterwards I believe his duties were made to cover the superintendency of all new buildings. He os paid a stated monthly salary for the work. As [ understand it the superintendent was afterwards engaged to prepare plans and specifloations for the Seventh ward school. This he did, and for the work was allowed the regular fee charged by architects-such a per cent on the cost of the building. He also superin tended its construction. The question arises, did the superintendent receive double pay in this Seventh ward school business? If he was only paid a commission for drawing the plans at the regular rate, there is not much to say against it. liunt if he received the rate allowed architects for drawing the plans and superintending con struotion, and in addition received his reg ular monthly salary as superintendent, it shows the board has been extravagant, to say the least. - "Let no make," concluded the gentleman, "this investigation thorough. If the grand jury is called to inquire into public busi ness, after it finishes with the school board let it look into city affairs. l'here are those who say they need looking iinto as badly as school board business." lleminway's silks of all kinds just received at lThe Bee shive. You can save 25 per cent by buying notions. holory. underwear, laces smbroideries, etc., at thtcher & Bradley's. TO GO TO THE FAIR. The Columbian Society of the United States Names a State Agent. J. J. Rohrbaugh has teen appointed state agent for Montana of the Columbian so ciety of the United States. The object of the company in to assist those who desire to visit the World's fair at Chicago in 1893, to do so with the least expenditure of money and-the grentestamount of pleasure. Those who desire to take advantage of the offer of the company make an application for mem bership and pay a membership fee of $5. If their application is accepted they there after pay in weekly or monthly instalments a specified sum, depending on the rate of fare to Chicago. From Helena the rate is $95, and this includes first-class railway transportation to Chicago and retu n; transfer in Chicago for self and usual nl lowance of baggage, from station to hotel and return; seven days' hotel accommo dations in Chicago; six admission tickets to the Columbian expositiou; dinner at a restaurant on the exposition grounds for six days; an accident insurance ticket in a reliable company forfifteen days, from date of departure for Chicago. paying $3,000 in case of death by accident or $15 pl(r week in case of injul y; the foee use of the society's headquarters and bureau of information while in Chicago; a copy of each issue of the official journal of the soeity. For the convenience of members in making their payments, local clubs will be organized, a member of which will be ap. pointed local secretary with authority to collect the same. Certificates of member ship are transferrable. Mr. Rohrllaugh will be glad to furnish all the details of the plan to any desiring the information. The ollice of thle Citizens' Electric Light colmllpany Iha been renlovetl So til. old llctric Light bullding. Entrance from Sixth Yavenue. New line of children's cirriages at The flee I ivea. Ma.r & l'ilhor, the bhutchers, have removed frm Varroe e trott to lrarmonia hall, on Broad a, ay. 'T'elophone t07. ltirdseye View of Helena. An elegant lithographed birdseye view of Holene on heavy plate paper, 28x44 inches, ]'rice $1. bent postpaid onreceiptof price. B, H. FoLUx, Room 7, Denver block, Helena. Don't forget the msquoradeo on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the l.leotrlo hall. Sooiety Seandla knows how to arrange it so as to meie overy bo.y a good t me. Eiverybody is cordialir InIvlt d. Ladies feao. ('ol and contest for the elegant prices now on exliblition at tabsl & Klein s windows. Idsuqusrade suite at Mrs. Werth's, Penn block. Irresh Meats (Cheap For Cash At the Rialto cash market, south end of Main street. Ask for priose Telephone 107. Awarys avoid harsh purgative pills. They first nlake you sick and then leave onU constipated. tarter's Little Liver Pills regulate the bowels and make yoU well. Dose. ace ciiU. AN EXPI NSIVE "KISU," It Wilt Coit Martien Moren $50 or Twenty ]Five Days In Jale Martin Morea was on trial before Judae Sanders yesterday on the charge of disturb Inu the peaet. It developed during the trial thbt Moran left home Monday and did not return until two a. m. yesterday, Mrs. Moran had prepared and left where he could ge t it aold lIntlh, but this did not satisfy the husband. He ordered the wife to prepare eim a warm meal, and on her re Insal he choked her and bit her on the chsek. This was the wife's story. Moran in his defense denied having ilitreated the lady, assuring the court that he loved her so much that he could not eat a meal unless ha eat at the table with him, Ingtead of choking and biting her, as alleged, he had simnly embraced her, and kissed her on the hoeek. The woman's cheek was bleeding, showing the effects of the "kiss." Judge aenders did not believe in the Moran way of exhibiting affection and fined him $110, the extreme penalty. Later in the day Fat Moran, a brother of Martin, visited the jtit and offered to serve oat the latter's term. Martin will go out with the chain gang this morning, Cest Them $10.Eaeh. The strained relations that have exlsted for some time between J. Rechnitz and J. Karatofeky reached a crisis yesterday after noon. The gentlemen are the proprietors of rival loan olffces on the corner of Wall and Main streets, and during the past year have had a numbeof disagreements. Yes terday they came to blows, with the result that Itechnitk had one eye closed and Kara. tofsky had the skin peeled off one side of has nose. Ofiloer Bach arrested both men and took them to jail, They were released on their own recognizance, and later they, plead guilty to the charge of fighting, each paying $10 into the city treasury. HE DID NOT SAY IT. Gov. Hauser Denies a Statement Attrib uted to Him in an Interview. In its last issue the Castle Tribune refers to recent interview printed in the Helena Journal, on the Castle railway proposition. The Tribune says that according to the Journal interview Gov. Hauser charged T. S. Ash, president and general manager of the Cumberland Mining and Smelting com pany, with endeaonvoring to prevent the building of a railroad to Castle from any other point than Livingston. because Mr. Ash's real estate interests at Livingston were very large. Mr. Heuser's attention was called to the item yesterday, and he denied that he had made any such statement, saying: "I do not know whether Mr. Ash owns any Liv ingston property er not. I did not see the interview in which I am quoted, and if any such statement as the tatle paper men tions was attributed to me, it is false. I think that is plain enough. I want a road from Helena to Castle, and that is what I em wog king for. Mr. Ash says he is willing to aid in the building of a road from any point to Castle, and I guess we can work to gether on that basis." Mares & Fisher. the butchirs, have removed from Warren street to ilarm mia hall, on Broad way. Telephone 307. Legal blanks at this offic. Masks! Masks! Masks! at The BTe Hive, EVERYTHLING FIRST-CLASS. Reopenalng of the BIolea Under the Man agement of Taylor & G.azway. The Bodega will be opened to the public at six o'clock this morning. It will be con ducted on first-class principles by Messrs. Tayl r & Gazway, who are well-known cat erers to the Helena oublic. Everything that the markets afford will be prepared by capable cooks in a kitchen neat as a pin. A merchants lunch will be a feature of the new management. It will be served each day from 12 to two, at the price of 25 cents. A regular dinner will be served fromi four to eight, for 35 cents. The location of the Bodega, opposite the Bailey block on Main street, makes it a convenient and desirable eating place. The prices on the bill of fare are lower than any restaurant in the city while the quality is the best that money can buy. Gaston's Elskmy. by Albert Rose, complete serie, ot The Mysterioe of lthe ('ourt of London, by i. fV. IM Roynold . Halzac's Droll Stories and other good books rust received at The Boo. Hive, Special tale of (irrman knitting yarn this week at lutcher A IJt: adley'. Death of MrsH. S. I. Freeman. Mrs. Sila 1. Freeman died at her resi dence, 200 South lBsattio street, yesterday at four p. m., of heart failure. Her death was unexpected, as she was not deemed se riously ill. A few hours before she com plained of being slightly unwell. All of her children, with the exception of one, were at her bedside. at the last moment. Mrs. Freeman canm here from Lansing, Mich., a year ago. She leaves three sons, Goorge, Hlarry and Fled and a married daughter, Mrs. A. T. Tibbets. George O. Freeman was absent in Butte on mining business and did not learn of his mother's death until later in the day. Mrs. Free man's death is a peculiarly sad one. Her sons left their old home in Lansing at early ages to make their own way in life. A year ago Mrs. Freeman came to Helena and the family were again united. 'i he father died some years ago in Michigan. Mrs. Free. man was 51 years old. The arrangements for the funeral will be announced later. New sheet music at The Bee Olive, 10 cent per copy. Mares & Iishe, the buchrs have removed from Warren street to Harmon.a hall, on broad way. 'lTelephone 307. Miags' Opera House, Miss Caroline Gage and her company of players open a season of two nights at Mings' opera house Friday. "The Honey moon" will be presented as the opening at traction. Of Miss Gage, the proes univer sally speaks in terms of highest praise. She is considered one of the most brilliant and charming actresses of the present day. As to the company of players Miss Gage has surrounded hoerself with, the Portland Or egonian has the following: "The support is all that could be desired." Va'entines! Valentines! The Bee Hive has jlst received a large line of now valentines for Annouuemeunt. Miss Jennie Walker, of the firm of J. & L. Walker, Cheyenne, Wyo., who visited Helena last spring taking orders for cos tumes and millinery, will visit this city again about February 15., bringing a line of samples in all the new spring goods. Her stay will be very short and ladies will do well to call early. Notice of her arrival will be given. Fant Iunting. The Great Northern leaves Helena at 11 a. m., and makes several hours quicker time than any other line to St. Paul, Chi cago, and all eastern points. They run palace dining and aleeping cars; also free colonist sleepers. Ticket office, No. 6. Main street. B. H. LANGLEY. General Ticket Agent. To Visit the World's Fair. Don't delay inquiring into the plan of the World's Fair Hotel and Excursion com pany by calling on C. F. H. Patterson, Journal building, opposite postofflse, Hel Cheap Cash Market. Cut your meat bills in two by purchasing for cash at the Rialto cash market. Tele phone 107. Gold Itleok. Elegant office rooms for rent; also hall suitable for lecture, lodge or club room. Apply to Ja.L Sullivan, room 17. RECORD OF THE COURTS, Judge Knowles Has No Jurisdiction in the Blue Bird Mining Cases. Writ of Prohibition to Prevent Interferenoo in the Fish Estate. Money for Infringing on a Patent Bight-. Attaehmenls Filed Against Guthrle & Co. Judge Knowles rendered a decision yes terday in the Blue Bird mining cases from Silver Bow county. In one he holds that the ciruoit sourt has no jurisdiction be cause there is no federal question involved, This is the case of the Blue Bird Mining Company vs. P. A. Largey. The suit was commenced at Butte and- Largey filed a petition to have it removed to the circuit court at Helena. The Blue Bird company brought the salt to quiet title to the Blue Bird vein, which it is alleged, departs in its dip from the side lines of the Blue Bird claim into around called the Little Darling lode, which is owned in part by Largey. Both of the parties have a patent to their respective claims. The case is remanded to the district court of Silver Bow county. The other suit was brough by Largey against the Blue Bird company, and the same questions are involved. It is dis missed at plaintiffs costs. The Fish Estate. W. S. S aulding made application to the supreme court yesterday for a writ of pro hibition directed to C. H. Benton, of Great Falls, and the district court of Cascade county, restraining them from taking any action in the estate of Fred S. Fish. Fish owned property in Cascade and Lewis and Clarke couties. He was found dead in a hotel at Great Falls some months ago and formerly lived in Helena. This is the sec ond application made for the writ of pro hibition since the admission of the state. Ross Gets Hisi Money. An order was made yesterday by Judge Knowles directing George Sproule, clerk of the United States courts, to pay over to George Rose $3,750. The clerk held the money as receiver in the case of George Dickinson vs. Ross. The latter got judg ment against the Montana Union railway company for infringing on his patent to an ore dumping car. Dickinson sonaht to re cover part of the money. Ross is given the right t3 sue upon the bond Riven by Dick inson and recover any damages he has sus tained by Dickinson's suit. Attaching Guthrle. Attachments obtained at Butte were filed in the county clerk's office yesterday against H. H. Guthrie & Co., by the follow ing: W. H. Archer, $1,000; Florence Phil brick, $2,500; Franklin MoVeagh, $1,552.60; J. R. B. Coon, $1,000. !Matheres Not Guilty. C. H. Mathers, of Maryeville, was on trial yesterday in Judge Buck's court for selling mortgaged property, consisting of some horses. He was acquitted. Fencing Lands. The case of the United States vs. Alex Morris, of Madison county, for unlawfully fencing public lands, was dismissed yester day. i. J. Martin, of Yellowstone county, was ordered to remove the fencing from the sw 3 of section 10, township 1, north of range 21 east, before Feb. 20. In case of failure to do so the United States marshal is directed to tear the fence down. New Suits. W. H. Hartman vs. James Dooley, for partition and dissolution of the partner ship in the Blue-Eved Molly and Gentle Annie lodes, Ten Mile district. Andy Holm vs. M. Javonovick, for $300 damages for timber removed from the Sum mit and Ella Herring claims in Dry Gulch. G. W. B. Smith vs. A. B. Powell, to re cover $280.06 on a promissory note. Same vs. Charles E. Cetchell, to recover $27; on a promissory note. Barnard Brown v3. The Gold Hill Mining company, to recover $4.733.81 on claims and promisso y notes assigned by T. C. Power and J. B. Wilson. Appeal from justice's court, C. G. Wen strom vs. James Huggins. Judgment below was for $30 in favor of plaintiff. The McDonald Estate. A decree was made yesterday in the dis trict court in the matter of the estate of J. C. McDonald, a butcher at Marysville who committed suicide in Helens some time ago. The indebtedness amounts to $8,435.80 and the noaets are $2,731.90. Ihe court orders that each creditor receive 283 per cent. of the latter amount. Special out prioGs on ladies muslia underwear this wee at i he Bee l1ive. Cheap bedroom sets and stoves at Taylor'., on aFrge lico of masks at, Theo fo Iive. Blush of Roses. Miss Flora A. Jones, South Bend, Ind. purchased a bottle of your "Blushes," ol Arend, corner Fifth avenue and Madison street. I find it delightful. Will gladly r~ecommend it to others. Youre respect fully, FRED M. ROI:oItrs. With Marshall, Field & Co., Chicaigo. Ill. Mr. IRoberts is not the only one who fltine "Blush of RItoses" delightful, as many ladise and geutlemen can testify, who have pur chased it fromn Miss Julia S. Lawrence, room 4, Denver block, Broadway, Hielene, Mont. Bares & Fisher, tics butcher., hivo reolttved fre s nrsarren tre to larmonia hall, on Broad wsay. Telephlone 307. a adies' and childrnu's ast blact seamless cot ton hlose aL '1he ies hlive oly 2oi . Samluel K. Davis' Speoial INVESTMENT STOCKS. 5,000 Alps, 12K conts. 1,250 Icon Mountain, 77T cents. 5,000 California, lots 1,000. Cheap. 5.t.t0 Yellowstone lots 1,000. Good. 1,001 Glengary. Very chetp. 400 Helena and Victor, $2.10. 1,000 to 5,000 Oumberland. Good invest inent. Money buys bargains. Ilootus 2i anid 27, BaIiloe Block. Slave you tried thq eolelorattd Jacksuo corset waist, for sale tonly I,y Butcher ,t Bradley iii black stit colors. MtIss Mary E. Jacimnain gives private lessons in shortlhanld. Rtoou n 15, talley block. Call at ,ffte for terlas. Flectrlclty Applied to Relieve Panlu. Amalgam and silver fillings, $1t and up. Gold fillings, $3 and up. A full set of teeth, uppur or lower, $10, Extraction of teeth with electriolty, 50 cents. DIe. StKImaIN & EerSco, dentists, Sixth ar enue end Main. New novels just received at The Ise Ilivo. ('lth pald Frr second hadl iousubeold futrnitur, by .it. .Taylor, na Broadwa. IIElIENA IN IItIE'. Jackson's music store, Bailey block. A fralld Slaughter Sale OO0000ol O0s0 CHILDREN'S MISSES' All Kinds of Gloaks. EVERYTHING MUST GO We have several thousand dol lars in Cloaks. Too many. To move these goods we began Mon day and shall continue until sold, a grand slaughter sale. Every ga arment marked in plain, large figures. Not at cost, not at half price, but at half cost and less, Conie and look over our stock. i We will do you good. G. R. Stevenson, ASSIGNEE BRUNELL & CO. $500 REWARD) For the dis covery of 1 the body of John McPhee Lost in the mountains in Deer e LOdge county, west of Rimini and south of Elliston. e Mr. McPhee was about 5 feeoot 11 inches in heightand Neighed about 180 pounds. He had blue eyes, brown hair, a reddishbrown full heard trimmed medium close, and a scar on the right temple. Was last seen Wednesday afternoon, oeptL. 30, about three miles east of the Ontario mine. ie had on glasses and wore a dark suit of clothes, dark spring overcoat and dark spring hat. le carried a gold hunting case watch ' ith his name engraved on the inside case. The above reward will be e ffered for a period of thirty daun from this date only. All rewards previously offered are this day canceled. Address informs. tion to The Grand Republic Mining Co,, Helena, Montana. THE GRAND REPUBLIC MINING Co. CATHOLIC KNIGITS Or AMERICA. Dated at Helena, Mont., this 13th day of Janu ary, A. D. 1892. Potatoes and Sauer Kraut In any quantity at Warehoquse. oppo site Montana Cen tral Depot. En quire of or address ,eces ThosJ W Ross. MONTANA UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY PLACE, NEAR HELENA COURSE OF INSTRUCTION: 1, College. 2, College Preparatory. S3, Businoss. 4, Normnl. 5, Music. U 6, Art. Also instruction its Conm 7 mon Branches. ABLE INBTIIUCI'ION. ELEGANT thUItIING,. Send for Catalogue to the lProsident. V. 1F. TO V ER., A. 1M., 1). 1) We are lnttkintI a Specltlt. OF CUTTING MIONTOA SAPPHIRES D. DESOLA, MENDES & CO. Catters of Diamonds and t'rcrioas Ftones, bl and 58 Maiden Tlane, Nw York. Lindsay & Go. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ruitls sanL Produce . t Speoialtio.: 1ut1tr. Eggs. Fru;ts, Vogetables, Firh, Poultry, (}yo:tor . 10 and' 22 Edwards itrut. lololna, Montana. SAPPHIRES FOR S.AIL,~ AT A IIARIIAIN. 1000 -(rats Monlana, Sapli's- -,000 A rare chanoce for any person wishing to procure these beautiful gems. On exhibition at the oflice of D. A. Richardson, Mining Broker, Granito Block. "Eer rsa-1a. Bauer, Manufaetsrer of C'oste, Robes and Mats. Also Tanner of al kinds of Hidea* and Far. Rbepalirinl and Cleaning of fur Goods. IB North la Stgrset, - HJolela Montana. T. C. POWER & GO, 5OBBERS 'AND DEALERS INI Mining and Farm Machinery Steam Boilors, Pumps and I-Hosts, Wire Hoisting Rope, Eto, Quartz, Lumber and Farm Wagons, Fence Wire, Wind Mills and Pumps. BROWN'S PATENT AND MAINE BOB-SLEDS ALL SIZES. THE FINEST LINE OF Sleighs, Robes, Etc., IN THE STATE OF MONTANA. i- ^ DONOGHUE & M'CARTHY, Plumbers and Gas Fitters Sanitary Work a Specialty. Jobbing Promptly Attended to. TELEPHONE NO. 89 ==--- ---- - .NO. 34 PARK AVENUE WE STILL HAVE A LARGER STOCK OF Men's, Boys' and Children's Clothing on hand than we want in order for us to retire from our Retail Business within a short time. We will deduct ONE THIRD from all our MEN'S, BOYS' and CHIL DREN'S SUITS and OVERCOATS. To satisfy yourself that this is no advertising dodge, look at our Display Windows, or come into our store and get prices. WE MEAN BUSINESS, and MUST and WILL retire from our Retail Business in a very short time. Greenhood, Borhm & Go. You Must Rely on the Brand WHEN BUYING FLOUR. There is no other way to be sure of getting'the best. There are many imitations of Minnesota Flour for sale. You can obtain the genuine article by ordering your grocer to send you WASHBURN-CROSBY CO.'S "BEST" FLOUR. Made in the Washburn Mills, Minneapolis, the largest and most perfectly equipped flour mills in the world. FOR SALE BY M. Reinig and The Kepner & Schmit Mercantile Co. CLOTHINGC Cheaper Than Ever. ----A FINE STOCK OF lothing, Gents' Furnishing Goods and Notions At Prices that Will Astonish You. CALL AT TIIE HARRIS BROS.' STORE. Moses Morris, Assignee. NEW WAISTS. NEW TIES, NEW EMBROIDERIES, NEW LACES, NEW HOSIERY, NEW UNDERWEAR, NEW APRONS NEW NOTIONS, NEW DRAPERIES, NEW TOWELS, NEW TABLE COVERS. Just 1Roceivedc a~t FOWLES' CASH STORE Tho Leading Millinory, Notion and Fancy Dry Goods Store in the City We Close at 6 p. nm. Except Saturdavs. N,·