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,IT IS THE LAST RESORT.
The War Department Refurse to Drive the Marauding Crees Baok. Destroyers of Montana Game and Terriflere of Women and Children. The Disgusting End of Two Years of Mlbert With the Departments of state and War. It is not improbable that the settlers along the northern boundary of the state wll now take the law in their own bands and drive the marauding band of Crees back into Canada. They have been a con stant source of annoyance and a menaes to the people living in sparsely settled sections of the state. In many instance men have been compelled to remain at home to give protection to the women and children. This is not their only offense; complaints have been numerous for several years about the wanton destruction of Rame by the Crees, and especially now when the season is open. Gov. Toole has repeatedly called th.e attention of the state department to the complaints made by the citizens. The Privy conniol of Canada, after moch cor respondence, suggested to the American government that probably the Indians would leave the United itatie if they were escorted to the northern border several times. This correspondence took place last winter. Ever since then the complaints have been coming in and nothing has been done by the United Mtates authorities to rid the settlers of the peat. As a last resort Gov. Tools wrote to the secretary of war on Sept. 1. saying: "I hbrve the honor to transmit for your con 'sideration the enclosed correspondence re lating to certain roving bands of Oree In dians now in this state. We haveexhausted every means at our command to rid this state of these Indians, and now appeal to Athe United Mtates through the war depart ment for relief. The Canadian authorities baveys expressed the belief that if these Indians were escorted a time or two to the northwest border they would discontinue their incursions to this state. I have the honor, therefore, to ask that the war department investigate the status of these Indians, and if found to be British subjects, that they be confined to their re spective reservations. and that the proper authorities be requested to keen them in their own jurisdiction. The character of these Indians and their continued visita tions to this country, to the annoyance and terror of our citizens, is set forth in one of the enclosures addressed to the Hon. James G. Blaine, late secretary of state. Hoping that you may And it proper and ex peditnt to cause prompt investigation and action to be had, I have the honor to be, etc." The reply to this is from L. A. Grant, acting secretary of war. He says: "I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 1st instant transmitting copies of correspondence addressed to you by certain citizens of the state of Mon tana relative to the ref ges band of Cree Indians from Canada, who are annoying citizens of the state, and asking that you request the war department to investigate the matter and cause, the Indians to be re moved across the border. In reply you are respectfully advised that a similar com plaint was presented to the department on Jan. 26 last by the honorable secretary of state, who enclosed a letter from the United I.tates district attorney of Montana, dated Jan. 18 last, on the subject. The complaint was carefully investigated by the com smanding general of the department of Dakota. and resulted in showing that such of the Cres Indians as are now within the United States territory are peaceable, and usefully employed, and that they would be Ireatly missed in the industries of the pountry were they removed. t For your information the report of the Iflcer in the premises is quoted as follows: 'Inquiry from all the posts in this depart uent on the northern frontier fails to es ablish that there has been any recent in oreion of Cree Indians from Canada. ,inee 1885 there have been in our territory tabout 200 Cree Indians, who were political ,irefugees, who took part in the biel rebel "alion. They have been permitted to remain agand have been up to 1887 fed and clothed rothrough the intervention of the army. abWhen accessions to these Indians from rojanada were first discovered they have been eBxpolled, but it has been difficult to distin icuish the politioal refugees from those who cave come to our territory from other anses. In one instance when a party of rees were forced across the line numbers of them returned saying they were threat ened with arrest in Canada as being impli cated in the tiel rebellion. At the present time the post commanders to whom this correspondence has been referred report that the Cree Indians. men and women, who are in Montana and North Dakota are employed along the line by the citizens in wood chopping and laundry and other work; that they were useful and well con dooted and would be greatly missed in the industries of the country were they now removed. This information comes from eitizens.' " "For two years I have been in corre e.ondeace with the state and war depart soents in relation to these Indians," said Goe. Tools yesterday, "and this is the dis gusting end of it all. I think such gentle men as Hon. George O. Eaton. Hon. James Ferges, Thomas O. Miles, James W. Hard grove and the Rod and Gun club, of Kalis pell, and many others who have lodged complaints with me in this matter, will be quite surprised to hear that these Indians 'would be greatly missed in the industries of the country were they removed.'" The governor then produced a letter received yesterday from the Kalispell Rod and Uun club, sayini that a band of Crees from ('anada were elaughtoring game in the Flathead valley, and that during the past year over a thousand deer had been killed by the Indians. W. D. Baldwin, the secri t.ry .rf the club, says that the Flathead valloy is perhaps better stolked with this kind of game than any other part of the state, and that some meansurea should be taken at once to keep the Indians out of the state, or else the deer will soon share tie fate of the buffalo. It is said that the Crees, when game can not be had, visit the cattle herds for meat. Gjov. I cole has been untiring in his efforts to have the Indians taken over the line, but it seems that the gove nment is deaf to the appeels made by the governor. The affair has reached nuch a stage that the settlers. sportsmen and cattlemen may have to deal with it themselves. They have been very patient. J. . I oakwoodl carries a frll stirk of the rt areel a ires! Irroea sand ctlioraL that can oblalntd, whilh are di-pqenitrd by comsrlent pharriraclirt We hlaeei tlhr largrt line ii? espllhiro anl dia mend miuiirrinae in the city. Ielesa Jewelry c.~ iliin Klngsle.s Olpening Miss Kinueley ovens her flue line of mil linery to publio inspection to-day and to mnorrow. T'he lady has just seen all the latest noveltier in that line in the large eastern markets, and is preplared to give her lleloua patrons the newest and finest styles af head wear in the state. An in spaction will satisfy intending purchasers of the beauty of her designis. Oidolnluund.r apl.ied, to t:.he at for p.ainles .-ztraetnlan .t teeth. Positively o psill. I)r. kliimmln, lndeotlit, 5lxth tave. nd MSain. .Jaet Iteeeived. Two carloads of heating and sooking stovres. Every storve gnuaranteed. F. 8I. LAce r Co. COMING ATTRACTIONS. There is one eoeodl a on the stage who stands without a peer and withott a rival. His name is !o1 MIath RBseli. In Noebsh Vail, Mr. Russell has found his beat charao ter. Year- after year he hae pleased the people by his unique comedy creation, but he bas nOevr found anything to equal this. -I / It is great because it is Russell. Here you see Reusell as he is-eurious aonglomera tion of auaghter and tears, as comedian in the highest and purest sense of the word. "A Poor Relation," which will be presented here to-night, gives him many advantages he does not fail to grsap. His make-up alone is worthy of commendation, but it is his quiet, dry humor, charged all the while with most exquisite pathos, that has estab lished the actor's reputation in this city. Mr. Russell will present "Peaceful Valley" to-morrow night. JOTTINGS ABOUT TOWN. There will be a regular meeting of the A. O. O. i. at A. O. U. W. hallat eight o'clock this evening. At an election held by Troop A last night, E. H. Parchen was elected second lieuten ant by unanimous vote. The total registration in the two Helena districts up to least night was 1,750-670 in the First precinct and 1,080 in the Second. An improved racing bicycle attracted a Rood deal of attention on Main street last night. It was ridden by William Swenae mann, the Montana champion. All democrats interested in the formation of a Flambean elub are requested to meet this evening at 7:30 in the rooms of the Broadwater club over the Northern Pacific railroad office. Members of the Naomi Rebeckah lodge. No. 1, I. O. O. F., are requested to meet at Odd Fellows' hall this, Th'ursday evening, at 7:80 p. m., to reheiee work of the staff. By order of the noble grand. The Young Peoples' Bociety of Christian Endeavor in connection with the Congrega tional church is preparing for a delightful entertainment to be given at an early date, and called a Whittier Night. Quite a number of Helena people have gone down to attend the first annual exhi bition of the Yellowstone fair association at Billings. The programme announced is an excellent one. an t includes borme and foot races and other sports participated in by Crow Indians. J. Alex Gibson and Wm. Lloyd, members of the Helena police force, were dismissed yesterday by Marshal Galvin. They were charged with being engaged in a fight in which Lloyd had his head cut by a cane in the hands of Gibson. The men claim that they had no serious difficulty, but the af fair was simply in the nature of rough play. T. F. Townsend, inspector of weather bureaus, who has been in Helena for several days looking over the Helena office, left yesterday for Salt Lake. He expressed himself as very much impressed with the importance of the Helena bureau, and intimated that he would strongly urge the appointment of an assistant for Observer Glass. Tuesday evening next. Got. 4, at G. A. R. hall, the Unity club will honor the memory of the poet John Greenleaf Whittier, by a memorial meeting. Addressee will be made by Judge E. N. Harwood and Mrs. F. N. Fletcher. Miss Sarepta Sanders will read one of Whittier's poems and other appro priate exercises will conclude the evening. All are invited. The Helena Catholic Dramatic elab is making great preparations for a first-clams eoncert sociable to be given at Lt, Aloysns' hall next Monday night. From all accounts the entertainment bids fair to be one of the most interesting sociables ever given by this already well-known club of local amateurs. No doubt a crowded house will greet the well-known amateurs. The Helena Republican Flambeau club was organized at the county committee rooms last night with a membership of fifty-one. The club will have white ani forms and helmets. The officers are C. W. Morrison, captain; A. C. Standberg, first lieutenant; M. A. Meysndorff. second lieu tenant; W. H. Shobmitt, secretary. The club will meet next Monday night. Contractor H. B. Palmer expects to have the Main street paving contract completed this week. With the new pavement, new structures, new fronts and other improve ments on Main street this year, that thoroughfare is now one of the best appear ing in the northwest. The electric and tele phone companies have put in new poles from State street to Helena avenue, painted them, end the result is the street presents the best appearance it has for years. Articles of agreement were signed yester day between Joe Day, of Butte, N. A. Don nelly, of Anaconda, Johnson Hyde, of Den ver, and Wm. Rideout, of this city. for a sweepstakes foot race for $50 a aide, the winner to take all, including gate receipts. The race will be run next Sunday afte noon at Athletic park at three o'clock. The signers have agreed that anyone may enter who will deposit $50 with Ben Wallaok, of the Belvidere house. The distance is eight miles, The South Bend Times of Sept. 6i con tains the address in fuil of Mlayor David R. Lieper, of that'oity, on Labor day. The speech shows caretful and thorounh study and his been favorablo commented upon by newspapers and people Renerially inter ested in the labor p oblem. Prof. Luke, of Washington, has written Mr. Lerper a conu sratulatory letter, saying the address was one of the beat he ever read on the subject. Mr. Leeper wasee once a resident of Hlena and will undoubtedly be remembered by many old timers. This is the last week of the grest removal nale at The Lee live. Jle sure an slecure jour bar galis before Oct. i. Everythiln in the line of Job prlnting at tise lildejpendenit Joh lit,nas. Lamps at one-half veains at the oee flivo re moval sale. emembr this is the lat week,. as the removal takes place et. 1. Look Out for Choleral In a oreat many cases half the sickness comes from the water you drink. Your family physician will tell you so. You can prevent all this by getting one of i) . Pas tenr's water filtorers, the only germu proof filter in the world. We let you try one be fore you pay for it. Call and see them in working order at our store. We also carry the best and bcheapest line of cooklng and henting stoves in Helena. Plumbing. hent iug and tinning done in ell its branches. BTunROCK UBROWN. lThe Bo Tona. Dinner from five to eight. DPRICE'S j Baking sed in Millif Powder Used in M.ilins of' Home.s--o Years the Stand THE BAND WANTS PAY, Suit for Services Rendered During the Sons of Veterans' En campment. E:even Ineuranoe Companles Ap peal a Sutte Oaee to ean Franolciso Nanot, Who Fired a Plteol in a Crowd on Clare street, not Gullty. A salt was commenced in the district court yesterday against U. S. . Grant camp, sons of Veterans. to recover pay for ser vices rendered by a band during the late national encampment. The suit is brought by William Higgins, who says he made a contract with O. W. Jackson, the agent of the camp, to furnish twelve men to clay from Aug. 8 to the evening of Aug. 18, be tween 10 a. m. and eight p. m.; also nine men and a caller for a dance on Aug. 12. For this he was to g.t $800 and $40 for fur nishing eight extra men for the parade. ie asks judgment for $440. A. L. Smith sues Joseph Davis to recover $5,800 on two promissory notes, and $600 attorney fees, secured by mortgage on lots nine to fifteen inclusive, block two, Chessm man & Dayis central addition. The Cruse Savings bank brings suit against Sarah F. Guthrie, William H. Guthrie and Thomas Travis for $4,200 se cured by mortgage on lot fifteen, block 560, Helena townsite, and lot eighteen, block one, Joseph Cox addition. INSURANCl APPEALS. Eleven Companies Go to the Circuit Court in a Butte Case. The Hartford Insurance company has joined with ten other companies in an at peal to the United States court of appeals from a recent judgment of the United States circuit court of Montana. The Bonner Mercantile company, of Butte, had insured dry goods, etc., with the companies for $87,500. Its goods were partly de stroyed and it claimed $81,405 damages. The court sustained the defendant for $60, 624. Naaet Not Guilty. John Nanot, a resident of Clore street, was on trial in the district court yesterday for exhibiting a revolver in a melee on July 28. A crowd congregated about one of the houses, during which Nanot pulled the re volver. The defense claimed that it was discharged acoidentally. Nanot was so quitted. Given Final Papers. Final citizenship papers were granted to the following yesterday: Fred Wiesner, Peter Latsoh, Henry Riches, Joseph Latsch, Peter Linn, J. H. Felsheim, August Greede, Albert Yody, August Hanoke. Fred Dobler, Peter Wiegand, Robert Tradtzsch, Theo dore J. 8chmitz, Fred Schimpf. George Schmid, W. F. Foth, natives of Germany; Thomas Connor, a native of Canada; John Huun, Dennis Shea, natives of Ireland. Incorporations. The following new companies filed arti eles of incorporation with the secretary of state yesterday as follows: The Gravity Cableway and fransportation company, to do business at Anaconda. The inoorpor ators are G. C. Vineyard, S. D. Root, George Parrott; capital stock, $1,000,000. Treasure State Mining company, of Boul der district, Park county, with a capital stock of $144,000. David S. French, Fred W, Lee and John B. Chapin are the incorporators. The principal office will be at the Daisy mine. about three miles from Independence. The New England Loan and Trust company, of Iowa, doing business at Philipsburg, filed its annual statement yesterday, showing the capital stook to be $746,600, of which $571,500 is paid in, and $175,100 by the earnings of the company. Court Notes. The case of the state against Bradford has been continued until Oct. 25, The trial jurors on the criminal calendar were diseharged for the term yesterday. In the case of Winslow vs. Sohlessinger the defendant wasgiven ten days to answer. Default judgment for $75 and $10.55 costs was rendered against Gorum & Fisher in favor of George R. Newell & Co. A fine of $10 was imposed on J. R. Toole. the keeper of the road honse, who was con victed of assault on John Ziecler. In the ease of the Montana Lumber and Manufacturing company against Stephen F. Whalen et al. the time to file amended complain has been extended until the ap plication for a reopening is considered. Butcher & Bradley have the finest line of stamped linens in town and the prices are low. Commercial work with liaspatch at tihe Independent Job Hoomes. Go to The Bee Hive for a baby carriage and save l3l per cent. aamnuel K. Davis' Spooe . Iron Mountain. The best and safest in vestment of any dividend paying mine in the United States. ltecord, $120,000 divi dends paid the last seven months, over 40 per cent per annum, with three years ore in sight. Lots large and small at bottom prices. Bald Boutte. The best gold mine so far developed in Montana. One block 5,000 shares antd a few small lots that are a safe investment. Hi-Metallio Extensinn (Philipaburg). Has the Bi-Metallil and Granite leads. As a safe speoulative investment is recom-. mended. Cumberland (Cantle). One 10,000 share blook for sale at a p ince. The late devel opments would warrant the purchase of this block as a speculative investment. A free-milling gold I operty near Helena tor sale. The developments show this to be the cheapest property ofered in this mar kot. Rooms 21 ani ,L Bailey bloode. The prttiest sliver ohatlaine watches in the etate at the lielens Jewelry t'o. (r triclh wool for knitting ladies' raps. infantl' lrodr. sseliues, etc. at Butcher & Bradleys', 10l lirondwnyp. Just teoeived. Two carloads of heating and cooking stores. Every stove guarnuteed. F. i~. LANS & Co. IIIENA IN BRIIF. Jaceson's music store. Bailey blrck. COSMOPOLITAN " " *iOTL, AD All AllTAVMS, Why Is *e C *' l:vsa5 the Leadmes flit--Oer rates are reaonable, 1.25 and SLO50 Mld--We give a starela. service for the l -Mrat see n d at all bee, dei and ding .roe Is presided over by fnr -na er e what yo want and pay for whalt pon get. d ith-Ys do aot hive to help par the hotel dead beats, le!l. r ear ternms tr strlcutly e,. veontb--leuoortl aro pas Ihe hone every It K g th-- Andlastt von will lI en Dan bs aysstsse are not all ?acts we Will gave yro a fie-cagat Montana Iapphire. , . UarArDs, P$OIPI0 ETOR. I-oule Bros., 'It`I " " DI3EALIER$ IN " Sawed and Split Cord Wood. WTood awed to order by steiam. ('all anl an amine sad order yor wood beforo wl.ter se In atlsfiwaition guaranteed. Telephone 142. A Home Run in Groceries Our groceries score a home run every time. In this case rivalry is out of the question. We are ahead in the extent and variety of our stock, the superior quality of our I goods, the prompt and reliable ser vice given to our customers, and no, there's one point in which we are not ahead-in prices, in that respect we're away behind; we sell everything at rock-bottom figures. Low prices keep our stock in mo tion and leave nothing to get stag nant or stale. Look at our custom ers and you will conclude that our groceries are all right. TURNER & Co. MING'S OPERA HOUSE J. C. REMINGTON, Manager. I AY'^, I SEPT. 29 AND 30. Fnpagement of the Eminent Comedian, Sol. Smith Russell Appearing in two of his latret plays, sup ported by a superb asmpany of ]) amatic Artists. Tvhrs.ay IA Poor Relation Peaceful Valley kept. 3. lBy E E. Kidder. Trices: Fntire lower floor $1.'0. CGalle-y 50r. Free list entirely suspended. Paleof oeeti olones Wednesday morning. .ept. 2, at Pope & O'('on nor's drug store. STEELE, HINDSON & CO,, " " " JOBBERS OF . . Hay, Grain, Flour. Feed, Rolled Oats, CORN MEAL, POTATOES, ETC. Correspondence with ranehmen ,llicited. as we are always ready to pnrohase oats in large quantities for cash. Wholesale Agents for the Celebrated Royal Banner and Pride of the Valley Flour. Telephone No. 108. 18212 ozeman St. hear N. P. .assenger D.epot $500 REWARD! Nro TERE BECOVERT OW The Body of John McPhee Who was lost Sept. 30, 1891, in Deer Lodge county, west of Rimini and south of Elliston. Was lasi seen about three miles east of the Ontario mine. He wore a dark suit of clothes and hat, also a watch with his name engraved on inside case. Address information to AGNES McPHEE, 15 South Raleigh St., Holona. Mont. JViontan a Uni.S rsity. University Place, Near Helena FALL TERM BEGIlS SEP". 8, Course ot lstruellon i, Collr oe. rs,. College Prepsratry. 3:, Iluslnes. 4, 4Nor Iml. 8, Rutes. 6, Art. I, Military. Also Suatruetle Ia Comosn.n llrranehes. Able laslruetll, o elegaut bulldllng. nIl4 for Catalogee to the I'reldent, F. P. TOWEIt. A. \I.. i. 1 ). OTIW ,.-O BTK. Ol.Elt,.s. THE,': Sanllnul srueetiu. of the stookholders ,f the Stledman Foundry and Machione co pany for the election of t:usteeW and trans aotina snch other buolsness many come be fore the moeting, will be held at the omice of the Monteun National bank, Helena, Moat. on Tl'holeday, Ot. 1th. at four o'cloo p. sa E, LRANfOM"E. Helena, sept. 126, 1t1.. tseo'y. T. G. POWER & GO. Dealers in Farm and Mining Machinery of every description} and State Agents for the "Old Reliable" Schuttler and "Bone Dry' Rushford Farm, Quartz and Logging Wagons, Hay Balers, Baling Ties, Barb Wire, etc. Steamboat block, corner Helena avenue and Main Street. The Helena Jewelry Go., " " D3ALERU I I e MONTANA SAPPHIRES ,OOSAMOUNTED. Watchmakers, Jewelers on i Engravers. Manufacturers of Jewelry from Native Gold and Silver ASH PIERCE. MANAC-GER. The Northwvestern and Pacific I_ Jlortgage Gomrpanry, S........ OF AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND, iAV MONEY TO LOAN In LARGE or SMALL Amounts Upon Helena City Property. C. F. ELLIS & CO., AGENTS. POWER.I BUILDING, HELENA, MONT. 7VONEY TO LOAYN. On Improved Faras and City Property, AT REASONABLE RATES OF INTEREST. STEELE & CLEMENTS MONEY TO LOAN IN STTIVS TO SCTIT. On Improved Cityr and Farm Property, for One, Two, or Three Years at lowest current rates of interest. WILLIAM DE LACY, ROOMS 21 AND 22. GOLD BLOCK. HELENA. MONT. ARTHUR P. CURTIN S FURNITURE, CARPET, NEW MUS/IC HOUSE. WALL PAPER AND House Flrnlshilng Goods Honse. Pianos, organ.s, Orguinettes, Guitars, Violins, Accordions. House enlarged to our time former ecapacity, AND A FULL LINe or Five immense floors extending through the MUSICAL MERCHA NDISE. A stook gr.eater than that of all other Belena 8ole agente fir Bteinway & fona Bohmer, Cnah uroher and straight carload ship ansl other rsat-·anas piano. ' lOrderr wUll receive prompt attention. I WLow prices and easy terms. -ELENp A. 5 _ * .ONT AN.A.. GRANDON CAFE. CORNER SIXTH AVENUE AND WARREN. Is Generally Renovated and Under New Management -- $7 PER W'EEK . ... - TERMS: TICKETS, 2tMEALS, $8. SSINGLE MEALS, GO CENTS. MRS. M. C. WARMKESSEL. PROPRIETRES. FOWLES' CASH STORE Is now ready to oiler SPECIAr, INDUCEMENTS in ladies' anid Children's inter Underwear, Childrens' White Marmino Poults and Vests at 15c and upwards. Childrun's --arlot all-woo-l Vests rind Pants at 35c and upwards. Children's all-wool Swii-s Hillttsd Vosts and Pants, in White and Natlural, at, 3BiC nllld ipwEilcl s. Ininlts' Fn'ro liibbed Ctaiihmiri' Voets at (Op, and upwards. (Children's S iss libbt -ilSpun Sitlk Vsts at $1.40 and upwards. Latdies" White Morinlo Veit'a,: Silk taished, Pearl utn tons, only 3150, SLacdies iI avy Switss thibllsd Cotton Vests, long sleeves, only 400. Lcldies Zephyr Worsted V-ests, only 60c. Ladies' all-woul hxw.iss iltbbead "Voets and Pants, in White and Natural, at $1. Ladies' Fine Caeslnner-e Swlis Ribbed Vests and Pants, in White andt Natura.l, at $1.0. Lado s' V\osts and Pants in Fine all-wool Medicated Red at $1.50. lixtra Quality I:adies' Hibbed Equestrian litghts, lull fashioned, at $2.25 and $2.95. SFOWLES' CASH STORE ho Leadin Iillinmr, NoUtion and Fancy Drr Good~s Hoa in the Citb