Nothing in it Which Need Alarm
the People of Butte
Men In the Mines Only Lost One
Shift and Everything Is
Now O. K
A C(orreetion From Mr. Pakeman Con
earning a Statement About the
De Lamar Mines.
An Inter Mountain special from Ana
soida says: The story of the Anaeonda
situation is a very simple one and involves
nothing that need alarm the most excitable
resident of Butte. On Saturday Mr. Daly
received a letter from Mr. Haggin, dated
ave days previously, stating in effect that
copper was accumulating in the eastern
market and that the interest of the pro
duoers and all connected with them re
quired a curtailment of the supply, and in
structing Mr. Daly to reduce the product
to some extent. The letter arrived on Sat
urday night too late to carry out the in
strustions it contained, and the Saturday
night shift worked as usual. On Sunday
the men at the upper works were laid off.
They numbered only 200, because the
upper works have not been running full
blast all winter, and were not producing
muck capper, and, besides, it was the in
tention to transfer some of the discharged
men to the lower works. About the same
number of men were laid of at the mines,
making 400 in all, or less than one-sixth of
total working forse.
Mr. Haggin was advised of this action on
the part of the local management by tele
graph, but it seems that in the week subse
quent to the sending of Mr. Haggiu's letter
the market had shown unexpected strength,
perhaps owing to the Butte & Boston fire
or the placing of some large orders with
the manufactures, and that it was no longer
deemed necessary to reduce production to
preserve the market.
Thas in response to the telegram stating
that the upper works had been closed.
Mr. Haggin telegraphed, countermand
ing his former instructions. This
was construed to mean that the
situation had changed, and orders were at
at once issued to resume operations. The
men lost only one shift, that of Sun
day. and on Tuesday everything was booming
as before. These are simple facts which
the Inter Mountain has gained from re
liable sources. The people are contented
and business is good. It is certain that no
man is better pleased to see the works run
ning than Mr, Daly himself, beoanse, aside
from his interest in the general prosperity
of Butte and Anaconda, and his desire to
see labor employed, he has a pecuniary in
terest in the running of the works. There
is not the slightest indication at present of
a close down of any sort, and all stories to
the contrary may be set down as inventions
pure and simple.
AN OBJEOT LESSON. a$
Drawn From the Outpat ef the De Lamar p'
In a resent issue of the Financial News, Ji
of London, is printed a letter from the En- al
glish secretary, Mr. Charles Pakeman, of e'
the De Lamar Mining company, Idaho, un- a
der date of Marsh 30, 1892, with the object
of correcting a statement in the News to
the offect that the property in question is
"a silver mine." Mr. Pakeman gives an
exhibit of the property's product for the t
ten months ending February of this year, L
May 1. 1891, to Feb. 29, 1892b
May 1, 1891, to Feb. 29. 1891. sil- co
ver........ .............. 249,798 50.40 a
Total........................ $460.323 100 is
This relates to the gold produced by the a,
De Lamar, derived from ore reduced at its f,
own mill besides which the mine yields a d
rich silver ere sold to smelters, flve per
cent of the product of which is also gold, y
This, however, is but one of the instances
of the so-called silver mines through the
exploitation of which is derived a material d
part of the gold that this country yields.
ihe fact is, moreover, that of the aggregate
output of the Consolidated Virginia and
California, between the discovery in 1873
and to the end of 1879 to the aggregate a
amount of $109.061,029, more than $50,790,- n
453, or 463 per cent was gold; a percentage n
of gold that has not been decreased in the
later output of the two properties; for, in v
1889, of a total output from the mines of 1l
the Comutook of $5.997,160, according to a
the mint bureau, $2,301,000 was in gold. d
The Murray Placers.
At Murray placer work is well under way.
In referring to this class of mining there, a
it is always understood that the Cceur d
d'Alene Gold Mining company, under the
management of Sid Mills, stands at the
head. In fact, far in advance of any other
placer operations in North Idaho. He
pushes work every day and night in each
year, when not so cold as to form ice in his
sluice boxes, with two giants and two lines
of pipes for hydraulic work. His present
operations are on Fancy gulch, a tributary
of Eagle creek, three miles northwest of c
the town of Murray.
Every side gulch above and below lHur
ray, where water in sufficient quantity can
be had for hydrrulic operations, is being
worked. The ochre colored water dis
charged into Pritchard creek, carrying
earthy matter and oxide of iron, giving it t
this unnatural color, goes into the North X
Fork of the Cwur d'Alene river, and these 1
coloring ingredients are not precipitated
until they mingle with the leaden colored
waters discharged by the South Fork, sev
enty-five to one hundred miles down its
Big Gold Bars.
The report that the bar of gold recently
shipped from Harqua Bela was the largest
ever made is disputed by the Mining and
Scientific Press, which says that several
larger bars have been made. The Spring
Valley gold mine, Cherokee Flat, Butte
county, California, made one valued at
$90.000 some years ago. One was made at
Hlelena a few years since valued at $100,
000. The biggest one ever made was that
of the North Bloomfield gravel mine,
Nevada county, California, in 1892. It
weighed 511.. pounds troy, and its value
was $114,000. This was from a single
clean-no of the North Bloomfield mine,
which that year yielded $1,000,000 in gold.
Mines at the World's Fair.
The "mines and mining" department of
the World's Columbian exposition at Chi
cago will have the ecolusive use of a build
ing measuring 350 by 700 feet, with a floor
space of almost nine acres. Mr. Skiff, the
chief of the department, is already assured
that the building will contain in 1803 "in
comparably the largest array and most
complete and most instructive evidence of
the mineral wealth and progress of the
mining industry ever collected or at
Ladies,' misses' and children's spring under
wear is now displayed at the iBee live at bar
While Down Town Shopping.
While you are down town shopping don't
fail to call at H M. Parchen & Co.'s and
try a cup of Rex beef tea.
With the J. Steinmetz Jewelry Co. until
May L Have your eyes examined.
PAThINTS TO LAND.
A Large Number teceived at, the Land
omee In eileiti ,
The following patents to agricultural
lands were received at the Helena land of
Cascade oounty--James B. King, August
Okerman, Herman Schuler, Sarah A.
Maures, Julia Meisenbaeh, Mary A. Dia
mond, Amy Largent, Martin F. Gallagher,
Philip J. Weat, O,. J. Johnson, August Os
lund, G. W. Armstrong, Heirs of Andrew
Weinhold, W. J. Kennedy, James C, John
son, Joseph Anderson. Robert Pope RoSS,
Jacob Pefferby G, A. Chlchester, C. N.
Dickinson, Johna R. oolwine, S. S.S Haw
kins, G. T. Took, Corn B. Shields, John W.
M.Kenzie, James Young. E. P. Hewitt, Eli
V. Rubottom, James Ogilvie.
Choteau-Annae Seins, J. A. Baker, J.
A. Patterson James Logan, P. L. Smith, B.
M. Young, Wm. I. Martin, John Hobbins,
A. B. McDonald, W. S. Clark, B. S. Olark.
Fergus-O. B. Peters. Gottlieb Benz,
Peter Jones, John MeDonald, J. h. M. amp
Meagher-N. J. Brown, John C. Tipton,
P. B. Clark, R. N. Sutherlin.
Lewis and Clarke-Harry W. Child, Dan
iel Neill, Ira Holbrook.
Beaverhead-Thos. F. Pereh, P. . Poin
dexter, J. R. Selway.
Deer Ledge-James W. Johnson.
Silver Bow-Jacob Barrowaky.
THE CAUSE OF IRELAND.
Appeal of the Federation of Labor for
Naw Yoax, April 20.-The appeal of the
National Federation of Labor of America
to the friends of home rule for- Ireland has
been issued in part. Is runs thus: "The
tory government, the implasable edemy of
the Irish people, has been driven finally to
bay. Advices from the other side point in
evitably to an early dissolution of parlia
ment. The general election following will
decide the home rule question for our gen
eration if not forever. Friends of Ireland
in America, will you aid the Irish people
now? Will you organize at once and give
the necessary material for their suppert
without which a battle cannot be won? The
tory party has arranged to contest every
seat in Ireland, to impose new burdens on
our people, knowing their poverty. Heavy
statutory fees must be deposited when the
nominations are made. The necessary
funds should be in our treasurer's hands
before the dissolution of parliament, in
order to be available at once. The hour
for a final effort is upon us."
The appeal is signed by Thomas A. Em
mett, president. It requests that contribu
tions be sent to the treasurer, Eugene
Kelly. 22 Cooper Union.
THOMSON-HOUSTON ELEICTRIC CO.
A Gross Business of Over a Million in Ten
The first annual report of the Northwest
Thompson-Houston Electric company
covers the period from June 1, 1891, to
March 19, 1892, and in that period the com
pany did a gross business of $1,934,000.
What the net was it would take an expert
to discover from anything that appears in
the report, say the Engineering and Mining
News. The company operates under a
Thomeon-Houston license in Washington,
Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, North
Dakota. South Dakota, Minnesota and
Northern Wisconsin. The main office is at
St. Paul, with branches at Portland. Ore.,
ana Helena, Mont. Two departments are
in their infancy, the supplying of electrical
apparatus for mining work and long dis
tance transmission of power. The com
pany paid dividends of two per cent on the
preferred stock Dec. 15, 1891, and March 15,
1892, and two per cent on the common
Jan. 15, 1892, with the same declared pay
able April 15. The report says: "There is
every reason to believe that dividends on
both preferred and common stock will be
continued at their present rate."
JOTTI.G8 ABOUT TOWiN.
A marriage license was issued yesterday
to Alden T. Howe, of Littleton, N. H., and
Lena I. Goodman, of Cincinnati. They
were married by Judge Woodman.
A state sonvention of prohibitionists has
been called to meet in Helena on May 20 to
choose six delegates and six alternates to
attend the prohibition national convention.
The Montana Lumber and Manufoatur- 1
ing company filed a lien against Helena
school district No. 1 yesterday for $2,623.63
for material furnished by order of Whalen
The entertainment for the benefit of the a
Russian sufferers, which comes off at the al
opera house to-morrow night, should be
well attended. The tickets will be one
The Sixth Ward Social olab of Troop A,
N. G. M., had a splendid time Tuesday
evening at Adams hall. It was the first of 5
a series of balls to be given by the club and 0
much credit is due the efficient manage- .
The following location notices were filed
with the county clerk yeeterday: Brinton
lode, Stemple, by W. C. Birkhead; thirteen
sares, Stemple, by Robert Cleave; one hun
dred and twenty acres, Helena district, by
K. C. Dodge.
Brocky O'Neill, the lightweight fighter,
who was looked up Tuesday night on the
charge of taking a lot of garden hose from
an east side yard, was turned loose yester
day, it having been shown that he was not
the man wanted.
Thomas Crahan and D. A. Boehme have
seoured a two years' lease at $125 per
month of the premises at 67 Bouth Main
street, commonly known as the "Capitol."
The lessor is Mrs. Martha Schwabe.
The lessees have also a three years' option
after the expiration of their lease.
Transfers were filed for record with the
county clerk yesterday as follows: C. W.
Cannon et al, to Lewis C. Anthony, lots 3 1
and 4. block 26, Grand Avenue addition,
$1,700; George B. Hopkins to Jacob Ger
hold, one-fourth interest in seventy acres
on Spokane bar, $1,400; R. 1B. Wheeler to
Otto Nyberg, lot 88, block 7, Beattie addi- M
tion, $850; Robert Sha'ahan to James Do
ran, one-fourth interest in the North At
lantic lode, near Red Mountain, $400.
The New Merchants,
Operated by the Merchants Hotel com
pany, now begs to announce that its rooms
are open for the reception of guests.
Rooms will be offered to transient guests at
$1.25 per day (parlor floor), $1 per day
(third floor), 75 cents per day (fourth floor).
Extra for more than one oocunant. Rooms
to permanent guests at less rates. All
modern improvements; steam heat, electric
light, return electia call bell system, and
sunshine in every guest chamber. Bressels
and velvet carpets used exclusively
throughout the house. Office, elegant bar
and billiard room, cigar stand and palatial
barber shop on first floor.
DlININrn OOM RIaOPExnD.
The dining room in this hotel has been
leased to and in now operated separately by
the Misses Nagle, who are prepared to fuar
nis board at $S for tickets good for twenty
one meals, $7 for twenty-one continuous
meals, 50 cents for single meals.
Samuel K. Davis' Special.
10,000 Cumberland (Castle).
5,000 Bald Butte (one block.)
1,700 Combination (Philipsburg).
1,000 lii-Metallie Extension (Philips
1,000 Iron Mountain.
5,000( Benton Group (Neihart).
1,000 Poorman (Cwur d'Alene).
1,100 California (Castle), snap.
Smaller lots of most of these stocks and
all a purchase-qnotations at bed rock
price on application.
Rooms 20 and 27, Bailey blook.
Try a Cup, Free.
Call at H. M. Parchen's and try a cup of
Rex beef tea, free.
Roadmaster MoNamara, of the Northern
Pacific, has been arrested in Pembina,
charled with falsifying accounts, turning
in on the pay rolls the names of men not
I working, oceketing resipas. It is claimed
that h. has confessed.
Lisut..Gov, Rioakrds., of Buttes, iam
overYto the oapital e . 1etrday.
H. A' Mody, o Geat .alls, formerly of
8i51 is on a S to the city.
si.sn B. Hill lsft for Chicago yester
day over the Great Northern railway,
J. W. Cornellin, the "lone star" alder.
man of Great Falls, has gone to Boulder for
a few weeks' rest.
Frank Mullen I. the proud father of a
fourteen-pound boy, who became a mem
ebr of the family last Friday.
A. M. Elsler arrived in' Helena Tuesday
evening from the Oceur d'Alene mining
country. He will be in town for a few
Miss Nana Mackin, after epending the
winter with her sister, Mrs. W. W. Wood.s
leaves the latter part of the week for her
Miss Jessie Stafford, private secretary to
Seoretary of State Rotwltt. will return to
Helena to-day from a visit to her home in
Mrs. May O'Brien, formerly with
Raleigh & Clarke, has now a position with
"The Cresoent," one of the leading dry
goods houses of Spokane.
T. E. Collins, H. O. Ohowen, J. Book
walter and iM. S. Parker arrived from Great
Falls yesterday to appear before the Mis
souri river dam hearing to-day.
Mrs. George Ackley. for Portland; Jo
seph Hayes, for New York, and I. E. Rice;
for St. Paul, were the passengers booked
o-ver the Northern Pacific railroad yester
Mr. Ferdinand Bohm, of the late firm
of Greenhood. Bohm A Co., intends to
leave in a few days for New York to be ab
sent for about four weeks. A number of
him New York friends intend to organize a
sheep company and place him in charge of
the business. He will make Helena his
headqnarters on his return.
Will Arrive Te-Day.
The following passengers will stop of at
Helena to-day from the east-bound North
ern Pacific express: Mrs. . F. . Kretohmer,
Thomas Henry, Under Bull, Blackfoot In
dian, John C. McCauly, Miss Mary Peter
Arrivals at the Grand Central.
Chas. Benson, Corbin. M. A. Bausch, Ellis
Ed Memidso. Milwau- ton.
kee. Mrs. Giovanni, Craig.
J. Heyer, city. J. W. Rogers, Placer.
J. W. Hoberts,Chicago. Jas. Garrity. Minneap.
M. E. Rice, New York. olis.
Ifrank Longmaid, Em- J. J. Cunningham, St.
W. H. Lowe, St. Paul. Ed H. Trerise, Ruby
J. C. Porter. St. Louis. Har.
W. H. Hanston, his- Jas. A. Perrine, Fort
E. R. Berg. Townsend. T. H. Smith. city.
H. M. Thompson, al- Max Sklower, White
latin. bulphur Springs.
H. P. Heavik,. Mis- J. T. Manning, Wiokee.
sodla. Geo. W. Tracy, Butte.
Arrivals at The Relena.
Henry P. Kalb,Omaha. 8. M. Rosenthal and
J. B. Richards, Butte. wife. Chicago.
Rev. F. P. Tower, Uni- A. Marx, city.
versity. E. B. uber, St. Paul.
F. W. Paige, Chicago. L. B. Newman, St,
G. H. Boynton, St. Paul.
Paul. B. T. Yardley, New
A. Eggloff. Great Falls. York,
B. L. Iecker, Boston. Winm. F. Furay, Deer
W. C. Drescher, ot. Lodge.
Louis. L. J. Leon. New York.
S. McIntire, city. Chas. McCain, Town
Henry Strong and wife, send.
Washington, D. C. Mrs. Stein. Washing
Wm. btuStorms. Chicao. ton, D. t.
A. L. Patrick, Free- J. J. Johnson. Clin
port, '11. ton, Is.
G. T. T.reeno, Minne- J. S. Ross, Fargo.
The celebrated Foster kid glove, five hook, Is
selling at the Bee Hive for $1.25. Every pair is
warranted and fitted to the hand.
Kranieh's grove, saloon and private house
for a term of several years; terms very rea
sonable; the only summer resort near Hel
ena. Inquire at the grove.
Elegant office rooms for rent; also hall
suitable for lecture, lodge or club room.
Apply to Jam. Sullivan, room 17.
HELENA IN BRIEF.
Jackson's music store. Bailey block.
MULLEN-In Helona, April 16, to the wife of
Frank Mullen. a fourteen-pound boy.
Woman's Relief Corps.
Wadsworth Corps No. 1, W. R. C., meets first
and third Thursdays of each month at 7:80 p. m.
at G. A. i. hall.
IiABELLA KIRKENDALL, Prest
ELIZA M. hilAW, teo'y.
Sones of St. George.
Albion Lodge No. 327 meets every Thursday
evening at eight p. m. in Broadwater block. cor
ner Main and Sixth avenue. A cordial invita
tion is extended to all members and visitors to
FRANi D. FOWLER. ecretary.
Myrtle Lodge No. 3.
Meets every Thursday.
Regular meeting of above lodge
will be held this Thursday even
ing at eight o'clock sharp. 80
journing brothers are kindly in
cited to attend.
E. S. FRENCH.
Jacos Loes. C. C'
L of R. and S.
FINE FISHING GOODS
The Fishing season has openod and I am on
deck with the finest line of Fishing (oods ever
brought to Helena, and they will be sold at New
York prices. 1 will el you Wood rods at from
25 cants to $5. split Bamboo hods from $1.20
to $30. Reols from 25 cents to $25, inclnding
the new Aluminum Hteel. Fly Hooks flom 35
cents to $:3 per dozen. Leaders. 10 cents to St.
Fifteen diflerent styles of lly Ieooks from 6Uo
to 8. Baskets by the hundred. Wading Pants:,
Stookings, Boots and Shoes. Lines of all do
scriptions. from a nickle up. Come in and look
aver a stock of goods selected for Fishermen.
M. H, BEIAR, 103 BROADWAY, HELENA
H. B P LMEBR,
HELENA, MONTANA, DEALER IN
Inrvestment Securities. Money to Loan
On improved Property and Ranches. Will purchase County, School and
MuAicipal bonds and warrants, commercial paper and mortgage notes.
No. 10 Edwards St., Merchants National Bank Bulding. Cerrespoandene Sollelted.
L. E. tAUFMAN, President.
I). .. ARNOLD, Manager.
L. BTADLER, Secretary and Treasurer.
HELENA MEAT COMPANY,
Slaughterers and Wholesale Dealers in
Beef, Mutton, Veal and Pork.
Donoghue & McCarthy,
PLUMBERS AKD GAS FITTERS
Satitary Work a 89pcialty, Jobbing Promptly Attenled to.
TELEPHONE NO. 89. 0 f NO. 34 PARK AVENUE.,
GREAT SLAUGHTER SALE
DRESS P7 TTERNS.
We place on sale this week about two hundred imported Dress Patterns,
consisting of the choicest designs and colorings in all the new weaves at the
following tremendous reductions:
LOT 1. LOT 4.
Dress Patterns in Cheviots, Diagonals and Dress Patterns in Chevrons, Crepons and
Fancys, at -Fancy Novelties, at
$4.90 Reduced from $6.15. $12.50 Reducedfrom $16.50 and $10
LOT 2. LOT 5.
Dress Patterns in Fine Bedfords, Cheviots Dress Patterns in Brocaded Crepons, Bed
and Fancy Novelties, at ford Cords and new Paris novelties at
$1.50 Reduced from $10 and $12.50 $15,80 Reduced from $20
LOT 3. LOT 6.
Dress Patterns in Crepons, Fancy Bedfords Dress Patterns in Fancy Crepons, Eancy
and Fancy Cheviots, at Bedfords and Brocaded novelties at
$9,710 Reduced from $13.50 and $15- $11.50 Reduced from $22.50 and $25
Higher grades in Silk and Wool Novelty Patterns reduced in proportion.
It is unnecessary to say that these values have never been approached. The
styles and effects are exquisite and the assortment is the largest ever ex,
hibited in tMontana.
HANDKERCHIEFS and HEADWEAR
We are making a Specialty
D. DESOLA, MENDES & CO.
Cutters of Diamonds and Precious Stones,
51 and 53 Maiden Lane. New York.
SJOBN ENOUL,S jW. A. KOOIB, C. KING, 1
Cornice Maker. Tinsmith. 5B Plumber.
CORNICES, TIN ROOFING, PLUMBING,
Sheet Iron, Skylights, Copper and Tin Work, Heating and Gase itting.
214 Rodney Street, Helena.
Jobbing promptly attended to at reasonable prices.
LEND US YOUR EAR
For a moment and we will convince you that in no other
place can you purchase as good a SHOE for the money as we
are offering. We claim SUPERIOR QUALITY, ATTRACTIVE
PATTERNS, and the neatest fitting footwear ever brought to
this city. Try us.
Montana Shoe Co.
CLARKE & FRANK.
MRS,. S. A. FISHER
WILL DISPLAY THE COMING WEEK TIE
Largest Stock of Fashionab!e Milllinery
EVER BROUGHT WEST.
The Ladies are Invited to Call and Examine
O ATI am the S REMEMBER: a.
for Moataha for the
SHILLING CIRSETS TS O. 1 5 CENTIMERI
In All the Dif
IITyIU | Wall Known the World
Ov (er ae the Veet at Ayi
STYLES Price Now Shown in.om
AND plebte Assortmont5, All
z,.g Opposit. 0o4, 4 o and, i :all stryes, and a,1
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