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HE CASE AGCAINST ANACONDA.
FACTS FOR EVERY VOTER TO CONSIDER1.
READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU CAST YOUR BALLOT.
WILL YOU SMLL IT?
Itrom Tea INDPLnn T, November 1.1
Montanians, is your state capital for
ale?
It not, isn't it about time you were
aying so?
A rich and powerful corporation-the
richest and most powerful in the state
-proposes to buy it, remove it far be
'ond the center of population, remote
from through lines of travel; to place it
on its own grounds, in a town abso
lutely owned and controlled by itself.
It proposes that when you go to trans
adt publio business you shall stop at its
own hotel, pay the rates it prescribes
and, in your journeying to and fro, that
you shall pay toll on a railroad line
which it proposes to build and operate.
This corporation has no argument to
advance to you why the capital should
be surrendered to, it; st knows, as you
know, the absoluter unfitness of the
town that it owns as a place for the seat
of government--but it does not care a
rap for that.
It believes that you will sell it for a
price!
It proposes to pay that price, be it a
quarter of a million, half a million or a
million!
Its paid agents lurk in every saloon
and alleyway in every town in the state,
flashing their rolls of greasy boodle in
the faces of the venal and the weak, cor
rupting the suffrage, debauching man
hood.
It says, in effect-this corporation
which is owned and controlled by men
who live in New York and San Fran
oisco-"What do we care for the conve
rtsence and welfare of the people of
Montana; we don't live there; we don't
intend ever to live there; some of these
days the mine will work out; we know
that; before that time comes we intend
to sell out to foreign capitalists; in fact
we have given one London syndicate an
option on our property and borrowed
several millions from it on a mortgage;
we know what we are about; don't you
see if we can get the capital located on
our property we can get a bigger price
when we come to sell? Yes, we intend to
buy your capital. We have the stuff! It
only takes 22,000 votes. We'll pay a
million dollars for 'em, if necessary.
You think you are the people of Mon
tana, don't you? Well, there's where you
are wrong. Marcus Daly is the people
of Montana. We want the capital, and
we're going to buy it. What are you
going to do about it? Say!"
Voters of Montana, what do you think
of the situation? How will you like to
have the Associated press flashing over
the wires next Tuesday night a dis
patch like this:
STATE CAPITAL SALE.
ANAcoNDA, Nov. 8.-The Anaconda Copper
company, through Marcus Daly, has pur
chased the capital of Montana and will re
move it at once to a site near its works.
Consideration, $1,000,000. This greatly en
hances the value of the company's holdings
and it is understood that the London sen
dicate, which recently held an option on
the property, will become the owners of the
mines and works in a few days. The Eng
lish capitalists are greatly pleased over the
purchase of the capital by the company.
'the enormous output of the mines pays no
taxes to the state-all the burdens of taxa
tion being put upon other interests-and
the location of the capital here insures for
all time the defeat of any legislation that
may be attempted to that end.
Yes, voters of Montana, what are you
going to do about it?
DEER LO1)GE FOR HELENA.
The voters of Deer Lodge should sup
port Helena for the capital. We are
ptactically out of the race, and made so
through the underhanded work of Mar
cus Daly. That man holds the vote of
Deer Lodge county in the palm of his
hand. Will the citizens of this city
continue to be slaves to this arrogant
magnate or will you support HIelena,
the only city outside of Deer Lodge which
rightfully deserves the seat of govern
ment of this great state.-I)eer Lodge
New Northwest, Nov. 5.
GRAND DEMOCRATIC RALLY.
Closlai Meetling of ,hi Csnnlpaign at the
Au ditorilu] To-Night.
A red hot enthusiastic democratio rally
will be held at the Auditorium to-night. 1i
is the cltsing meeting of the cameisln in
iHelene and will be a monster. Major Ma
ginnls and Hon. Robert B. Smith will he
the prinoipal sreaker. Roth of the gentle
men are orators and will deliver interestine
addresses. The meeting promises to be
one of the slargest ever held in the Audi
torium. which will be well heated and conm
fortable.
Private school of sherthand ; Pltmnan or
O(iralal ysltern tanghti visitors welcome.
MaryE. Jaekmla,. 4 ilailey block.
- iGoto Entchbr & Bradley's, 105 Broadwalr. fo,
underwear, hoelerr, corsets snd notions. Thel
prices are the low,.t.
PeFor Itent.
Eighteen furniashed rooms, to good rell
able party. Iteasonable terms. Inquire o
8tiadler & Keufman. 18 Edwards street.
'lhe largest and best a.orltwl stook of etapl
dry ouols in the city can lr found at Ne. 22 2
and 26 Booth Main street. the new store of th.
lies Hive.
For Males
Eight to ten theusand share of Mao mn
Lng stock at 80 pOpr Sbals t'hT (lALvi,
RICePKrWI"ULLY DIOLIND IU.
[From T.a ImDPvumnonT,. Nov. 5.1
TarE INDEPENDENT iv in receipt of the
following courteous Irvitat!on issued by
the Anaconda Copper company;
Yoe are cordially invited to vote for Ann
oJnda for the capital, at an election to ba
heil by the people of the state of Montana,
on Tuesday, November , 1890, from 8 a. m.
till a p. in.
We feel obliged to decline this invita
tion for several reasons.
1. No cause is set forth why the cap
ital should be removed from Helena.
2. No reason has ever been given
why it should be located at Anaconda.
8. Ananonda is remote froplf toe con
ter of the state, both as to population
and geography.
4. It is inconvenient of access. It is
not on a single through lipe of travel,
east, west, north or south. Only a sin
gle spur railroad gives it connection
with the outer world.
5. Anaconda has but one hotel and
that one does not run the year round.
Accommodations in the town are wholly
inadequate for any considerable num
ber of people.
6. Anaconda has no buildings suited
for a meeting place for the legislature,
for the various state departments and
offices. The state would immediately
have to go to a large expense to provide
for these.
7. Anaconda is not a permanent
place. It is supported by a copper mine,
which, like all other mines, will some
day be worked out, and that at no dis
tent period.
8. Anaconda is owned and absolutely
controlled by a rich and powerful cor
poration which completely dominates in
all its affairs, civil, political, business
and social. The municipal government,
the shops, the stores, the water and
light supplies, the hotel, the transporta
tion lines, the press, public opinion it
self, are under dictation from "The
Works." It is a one man town, through
and through, an undemocratic, unre
publican monocracy.
9. Anaconda is not a Montaqa town.
Three-fourths of it, including the mine,
is owned in New York and San Fran
cisco by men who have no homes here
and no interest in our affairs. They
have already mortgaged their holdings
for $6,C00,000 to an English syndicate
and the town may at any time pass into
the possession of alien landlords. The
capital of Montana should be in a town
owned by Montanians.
10. Anaconda would be q dangerous
town in which to attempt legislation.
We have already seen this copper cor
poration, which owns it, strangle an
eight-hour law and attempt to dictate
executive policy. With the capitol
building as an annex to "The Works"
no other interest but the mining inter
est-and no mining interest but the cop
per interest-would have a voice in leg
islation. The whole atmosphere of pol
itics would take on a coppery hue. The
state capital should be a city in which
the stockgrower, the ranchman, the
lumberman, the business man, the work
ingman, would be at home and find fair
play.
11. Anaconda is a town of freaks and
uncertainties; where labor thrives to
day and is in distress to-mosrow; where
a whimsical management, blowing alter
nately hot and cold, keeps everybody
dancing to most uncertain fiddling;
where shut-downs come without warn
ings, and where wages are scaled down
as abruptly. Yes, a bad town for the
working man!
Other reasons, longer than the moral
code, might be assigned, but we trust
those we have given will sutlice.
We beg, therefore, to extend to Messrs.
Haggin, of New York, Tevis, of San
Francisco, and Daly, of Bitter R]ot,
composing the Anaconda Copper com
pany, the assurance of our distinguished
consideration and to inform them, after
due reflection, that we cannot accept
their kind invitation-not this year, nor
any other year.
the Popular Uraned Central lar.
King & Adams, to merly of the White
Btar, have purchased the interest of W. T.
Phillips in the Grand Central bar. It is
needless to say that these well known and
popalar proprietors will maintain the repo
tation ot this ilacr. lThe bar will always
be found stocked with the ohoicelt liquors
and the best cigare to be found in the
market. By lonu experience the prolprie
t.rs find that courteonus troatmeUt, ,v1unlt
service and careful attention to all de
mands make business, and vilsitors to the
to the Grand Central bar will find all these
requirsments.
DRPRICE'S
J aPowder.
Thewonly Pure Cream of Tartar Powder.-No Ammonia; No Alutm.
Slned in Millions of Hom·--ao Years the Standard.
AMUIRMBINT$.
T mern's asIllsh gaIety gICrls, the bon
quet of female loveliness that graced Ker
nan's Monumental theater was certainly
an improvement on the week before. The
"oaene in Venice" was rung up on a parlor
rehearsal, in which the girls were die.
tribeuted alound the stage In a rainbow of
mother habbards. Nellie Russell directed
the rehearsel and did a trombone solo,
which was applauded. A tambourine dance
by the Montain silters was very greceful,
while Frank Barth in black face and Frank
Lalorase, an Irishman, made fun during the
rehearsal. The serpetntine dance by Nellie
Russell, Dell Fleming and lose Montain,
in flowing, gauzy skirt' and pink tiuhts
made a hit. Fred Barth, who was billed
asa "'legmania comedian," is a conto:.
tlouist of no mean ability, and tied himself
in several knotty positions without anyu
convenienoe. Frank Lalor and Ada Gill
sketch artists, while Manvel and Loraine
as mid-air grotesques were funny. Lillie
May Hall, a shapely burlesque in fetching
costumes, was well received, as well as the
trapeze artists, Clark and luzillliane, a
man and woman, who did some clever mid
air work. The show closed with an after
piece in which the "female form divine"
displayed itself.-Brltimore uun.
Tihe democratle rltly at the auditorium
to-night will b an rouser.
FREE FROM CHICAGO.
Northern Paclfa Will Not Charge on Re
turning Exhibits.
The Northern Pacific freight department
lias issued a circular announcing that it
will carry free all returning goods exhibited
at the Ohleaoro exposition from Minnesota.
North' Dakota, Matnitoba and Montana,
east of and'ifeluding Garrison and points
on the ModtAnl Union railway that have
paid fall tartif rates to Chiocago on the same'.
n order to secure the benefit of this free
transportation, however, it wi, be neces
sary for the shipper to present at the time
of shi,ment a receiptal bill showing that
the charges to the exposition were paid,
that the goods were actually exhibited and
that they have not changed hands. As it is
recognized that perishable freight cannot
be thus returned, the benefit of the reduc
tion is extended in the first place, and only
one-half the regulor rates romr points in
the above territory will be charged. By
peishable artic.es are included all agricul
tural and horticultural products, botanical
and mineral specimens, samples of cereals
and grasses and fish for aquarium and mu
seum exhibition.
Grand democratic rally at the auditorium
to-night.
THE ELECTION RETURNS.
To Be Displayed by Stereopticon on Upper
Main Street.
A number of the business men on Upper
Main street Lave made arrangements for
displaying the returns of the election. An
immense stereoptieon has been engaged
and will be placed on the second floor of
the Headquarters building. A special wire
has been run into the room where the
stereopticon is, and an operator will be
there to receive the news direct from all
over the country. As soon as received, the
returns will be flashed from the stereo:
ticon to a large white sheet in front of the
White House, across the street. The
etereopticon will throw a picture sixteen
feet in diameter. To fill in any possible
gare between the returns, the stereopticon
will be kept going with views of various
kinds, including the prominent business
houses in town. It is the intention to keep
up the display for Tuesday and Wednes
day nights sure, and if there should be oc
casion for at, the stereopticon will keep
going every night until all doubt of the re
sult is removed.
lutecher & Iraedley. 10 li!ro !way. have always
lead anc are stilL leading in low ricees.
The largest and oh apest line of veilings in the
city at 'Ihe loe 11hve, 22, 2 anid 25 hbuth Blain
street.
THE STRIKE GROWING.
Negotiations for Settlement at New Or
leans at an End.
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 6.-The strike as
sumed alarming proportions to-day and
the prospect is that all the city's industries,
with possibly one or two exceptiofns, will be
at a standstill to-morrow. 1 he conference
between the merchants and laborers came
to an abrupt end this afternoon. The em
ployers declined to accede to the requests
of the employee for immediate arbitration,
and all negotiations for a settlement of the
strike are at an end. Even the typograph.
ical union, which has been holding out
against the strike, to-day decided togo out,
The international electrical workers having
charge of the city electrical lighting also
go out. Arrangements have been made to
call troops out at a moment's notice.
Street car travel is entirely suspended.
The labor committee filed a oopy of their
demands with the rioverno to-night, which
is a call for arbitration as to time, wages,
and unionism. The merchants replied by
submitting a paper to withdraw the de
mand that the men return to work during
the pendency of arbitration and toarbitrati
time and wages, declining to consider the
question of unioraism. The governor re
ferred the matter to the labor committee.
Full line of ladile,' and chlildrens' woolen and
raclllrtlre hicie, . at prices that dory coumpe i
tion at i. ulcher d tiradlsycs.
'lleo Fee Ilive is now tie most comIIplte do
partment store in tnh state, andol all goods are
sold at the lowest pusarible price.
A Mlurdleror Caughrt.
OAKTANID, Cal., Iov. 6.--Martin Fay, a
man 25 years old, was arrested at San Fran
oisco yesterday and brought to Oakland,
charged with murder. Last July he weas at
Saratoga. N. Y., accoumpanied by a woman
named Henrietta Wilson. They had quar
reled snd Fay kicked the woman to death.
He then lshot himself twice and when found
was thought to Ibe dying. Hie fully re
covered and wies pinced in tihe Saratoga jail
to await trial. (Iti Aug. 10 he escaped and
came west. Fay says that in old man war
in charge of the jail at arartoga and that he
had rurny chances to escape. 11e admaits
the crime.
WVantod.
Ten more boarding horses at $115 per
month, delivered to any part of the city.
Warm fireproof barn; satisfaction guaran
teed. Chas. Mayrnard. 211 Starte street.
All ceareful buyers will admiti that tie Hoe Ilive
is thre hararia iriee lr lielena, and thue Irowdi
tiloekirig to their now clre i a good evireo of
thire fast.
New L. C. Smith 12-el Patent E. J.
SNew L. O. Smith 12-G patent ejector
shotgun, $125r, at Bryan's gn store. It is a
Sbeauty.
Ilack drers goods sale is now on at Trie lie
Ilive, 22,4 anid 'tg I-onthr tlain stret
S tolt weather will soon bh hre and every onoe
nan suitily their wants at The en live seeoial
Irrrerwear sale whirh is going on this eok
liareais for every ons.
IIHELENA IN BItIEF.
Jac'eson's music Istore. Bailey block.
W dlter H. Little.
Telephone a3 0. 808 Power Buildln.
WANTS:
10,o0o Shares Yellowstone Stock.
MUST BE CHEAP.
COSMOPOLITAN
* * |tOTEl , AND I(IbTAURANT,
Why Is the Cosemopulllan the Leadinl
Hotel?
PFirt-Our rates are reasonable, $1.2 and $1.60
per dlay.
mho,,.d - We give a first-eauls service for the
mosey.
'i bird---Meals are served at all hours, day and
o.rth-l-Thoe dining room is presided over by
obligfing lady waltare.
tfo lh You can order what you want and pay
iath do not have to help pay the hotel
derut Inlot' bills, eagur terms are ntrietly rash.
iovoulelh--lreotrioears pass the house every 16
taunter.
Y.illgehb--And tart, if y)n wlU find one manthat
uaya their are not nll Ifat.a we will give you a
five-oareat Montana apphibre.
U, . 1UJ1tEIdARD. 'PROPItETOB.
Ladies' and Children's
Unlerwear Manufactory.
A FIN IINE OF
LADIES' UNDERWEAR
1 , Fine Dresses Made to Orier,
-petlal line ofl Chlinetse end Japinoes
Fancy (floods.
YEE CHONG,
PROPRIETOR.
121 Broadway, t xl door to Merchants Hotel
THlnE BI3EST
livy Rigs and Hacks
•e IN TiEllE: CI1'Y. e S
Telepl one Orders Given Special Attention
"HI. & S." Livery, Cab and Transfer Co.,
SnIleceseors to Pioneer Hack Co.
17 Prk Ave.
Tlehone 9.. WI, IHOLBDR00O,
MANAGER.
BROADWAY FISH MARKET
  a a 122 Brondway. s e e
A, G. SMITH, PROPRIETOR.
Bulk Oysters, fresh every day. New York
Counts, Baltimore Selects and Standards.
The McDonald House.
613 NORTH MAIN Sr.
5 0..""tr DUNC. McDONALD,
Proprietor.
Orders takn at
Sam Herz's
6th Avn Motor (ffice
for single cord
or carload,
CAMERON FUEL COMPANY,
T ELEPHItON E 232.
St. Vincent Academy.
The Musical Department of St. Vincent's
Academy during the present scholastio year
will be in charge of
Sister Mary Zoe
S* * ABBIBTED B * *
Mliss Lizzie O'Jleil
Thorough instractorse in every branch of
tie art. Mics O'Neit' sueocialtiaa are harp,
piano and voico-oulture, and that she is
highly qualified may be in led from the fact
that she has ta en a ivo-year's coorse of
training under noted
EUROPEAN PROFESSORS.
t;tudies will bo resumed in Vincent's
the Yirt't ue Fras of btembor.
i'io olodst fruia and pro-) 1 strllished l8:,
dl ct, helnea in ,oInt llrt k . . .
LINDSA Y & CO.,
--DEAIrtIHR 1N
FRUIT AND PRODUCE.
eiRlNleNA, lOTANTEN A.
Noa' York ("on-r roo r c iah. I tore
coled cralleAs, ri oroive ld
oet ( id+r, I Flie v dl-ali
Roll nll I B .an er andPrd of
Aleleeo, J . 1 t zemoe.no
STeELE, HINOSON s CO,,
-ly, Grain, Fltur. Fee l, IlnoI' Oakt,
C CORN lilMAI., IOI()ltior:c), ItI't.
Corroesundenou with rouchtn cn tolloiited. as we
ere ·iao38 ready to pellrateoo oats ill lerge
r qantities for Cgaeh.
l'Wlioleeale Agents for tie t'slebratiee
Royal Banner and Pride of
the Valley Flour.
Telephone No. 18. 1822 Iforeman BS.
fcw" N. 1'. Puaenger Depot.
"Common Sense" Sleighs. Wagons, Carriages, Etc.
iS. C. SHBY. .B.a. T .OL" DT...
T. G. POWER & GO.
DealersR In Farm and Mirnrint Mar:hinery of rovt.ry rlescription.
and State Agent.i for the "Old .eliable" Schilt.tlo r rlnd "Bone Dry"
ulxshford l'arr, Quartz and oI.qgitxi VIugonr-. Hay BUalrs, Baling
'lies, Barb Wire, otc. Steamboat block, corner Helena avenue and
Main Street.
The Helena Jewelry Go.,
" " DEALERSI IN " a
MONTANA SAPPHIRES MooN.OS.
Watchmakers, JevJelers and Engravers.
Manufacturers of Jewelry from Native Gold and Silver
ASHI PIEIICE. MANACEIl..
from Helena Avenllue to Ntlonal
A rvese and ~orthern Pacific rail.
EM0VA Wroad.
BAIN WAGONS,
[lAY, GRAIN AND FEED.
We are still offering a fine assortment of Buggies and
Implements at Cost.
The Bon Ton Tailor.
. .---- lJUST RECEIVED----_
A FULL LINE OF FALL AND WINTER GOODS
In all the Latest Styles and Patterns,
Imported and Domestic G(oods, whichll I min preparedt to make up at the Lowest
rates. Pleaso call and examine. All tork. gIuaraltLd and. II f atlt cIIIon assured.
S. FINKELSTEIN. M07OUTH MAIN STREET,
•.INERAL SPRINGS HOTEL.
WEISENHORN CARRIAGE IMANUFACTURING CO.
-ALL KINDS OF
Carriages and Wagons
Made to Order. Repairing and Painting Promptly
Attended to.
HELENA AVE., ADJOINING 6TEAMBOAT BLOCK. TELEPHONE 121.
MONEY TO LOAN
I.T SVTIVS TO StTIT.
On Improved City 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.
Furniture and Garpets.
Shades, Lace OffiGe
Chenille Curtains. School Furnitura
J. R. SANFORD, Nos. 112 and 114. Broadway, Helena
MONEY
TO LOAN.
On Improved Farms ald City Property,
AT REASONABLE RATES OP INTEREST.
STEELE& CLEMENTS

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