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Chinamen in This Distriet Not Com. plying With the' Geary Certifloate Law. A Census Shows There Are 5,000 Mongolians In Utha, Idaho and Montana. They Are Said to Be Holding Off Until a leclasion Is Had in a Teat Came. The anti-Chinese law, known as the Goary law, goes into effect May i. Under its provisions every Chinese laborer now in c the United States must have registered with the United Statea collector of the district in which he residea on or before that date, or he will be deported to China. This reg- I istration consists in the filing of a written personal description, to which the China man's photograph is attached with the e collector. When the law was approved Collector Jae. U. Mills, of the district con sisting of Montana, Idaho and Utah, had his deputies make a census of the Chinese in the district and they reported an aggre gate of 5,000. Of this number just ten up to yesterday had complied with the law and have their certifi- c cates and photographs on file with the act. I ing collector, John Mollit. Mr. Mofflt said yesterday that a larae number had called and inquired about the law, and that a number were ready to comply with the law, but they did not do so because c some of their friends advised them not to. Among those registered is Yam Kim, now an inmate of the Utah penitentiary. Billy Kay, the Chinese interpreter, and I one of the most influential of his race in Helena, asked yesterday why his people did not comply with the law, said the Chinese c paper published in San Francisco advised c them not to until a test case to be made by one of tha big Chinese companies was de cided. After May 5, under the Geary law, any I Chinaman found in the United States with-. out a certificate will be liable to deports- i tlion. It is generally understood that the I anti-Chinese crusaders in Butte and Ana conda are only waiting for the expiration I of that time to make a vigorous effort to drive the Chinamen out of those towns. The photograph of each Chinese appli cant is carefully pasted on the certificate, and then, as an additional safeguard, the I seal of the revenue collector is stamped on I the document so that a portion of the die is imprinted on the photograph, but does I not deface it. Should an attempt be made to remove this photograph and substitute i another then one-half of the seal will also be removed, and the Chinese will find it ex tremely datigerous as well as ditlicult to forge the official seal of the revenue collec tor. The authorities think that this pre caution of placing the seal on the photo graphs of the Chinese will prevent the sale and transfer of the certificates, except per haps in the extremely rare case of two Chi nese being found whose photographs and identification marks are exactly alike. The Geary law was the result of the failure of the Chinese exclusion act to keep the Chinese out of the country. The Geary law not only excludes Chinese, but in case they are smuggled in after May 5, they cannot get a certificate, and as no Chinaman without a certificate can remain, they will be compelled to leave. The wholesale importation of Chinese into the United States, as brought out by the recent action in Portland of Chinese Inspector J. IH. Coblentz, causing the sus pension of two customs officers, has at tracted a good deal of attention. The methods pursued by those who indulge in this business are set forth by S. G. G. Todd, United States customs inspector at Van couver, B. C. He eays: "The Haytian Republic has been carry ing Chinese coolies to Portland regularly. but these all have certificates on which to land. Most of them come direct from China and not over half a dozen have ever been refused admittance at Portland until the last trip, when thirty-seven were sent back in consequence of Inspector Cob lentz's investigation. Out of the 132 who went on that trip of the Havtian Republio all but seven came direct from China on the last Empress. But the Haytian Re public is not allowed to carry enough pas sengeor of that class to accommodate all who come so she has got the rest this time. She now has on board 101 Chinamen, ninety-two of whom came from China on the last Empress. How do they get their certificates? Oh that is easy enough. They are all sent over from Portland on nice clean paper, and are exe cuted by notaries in Portland, Salem and other towns. The Chinaman sends his photograph over and the notary puts his seal on the certificate over the picture and charges John $00. Then the Haytian ie public charges him $50 fare to Poitland, although the regular fare is $7, and John also has to pay the middleman or Chinese tree who gets the certificate. $10. Thia makes $120 for petting into the United States. At one time Special Agent Dillon came over to Vancouver, and he and I looked np eighty-five Chinamen who formed one consignment with the Haytian Repub lic. Not over six of them had ever been in the United States. We showed by the Ca'nadiani records as to the time these Chinamen swore they first ar:ived in the country that they had nriot been there two months. Dillon arid Special Agent Mulkey then went to Portland and intercepted the Chinamen, but were laughed at by the ofll cocr thler,. Mulkoy was told by the ship's oflirera that if he wanted the C'hirramcn he could take care of them, for tie ship was golaR to bIe unloaded. Mulkey did get a warehouse and kept them in it until Ie got tired otf guarding them. Hoe was given to understand that he was not the collector of the po t. and, tindiug he could do nothing, he let them go. "Every Emp :esa brings from 100( to 500i Chinamen. I have made a record o the number and destinatlon of ivery aue of these mene and forwarded it. Theobse coolies are now all 'ver the United States. No, I don't know how much it costs to land them in 'Portlan i. It does no good to notify the 1',rtlandl oi.yers of these facts, for the Chinamen are always allowed to land. It is underetood that the Haytinn Rliepub lic has also takern Iota of oium to 'ort land. J harve several cimtes telegr~aphed ('ollector Wnasou, giving minute descrin tions of goods sippoiel to be o' inin pot ahourd the ship. lie has forwa ded this into mation to j'ortiaud, lint not a poundl of dope i1as ever been nltercepted or the vessel even ecarchod." Tihe skill atnd Knowledge ETsential to the production of the most perfect end popular laxative remedy known, have enabled the California Fig tbyrup Co. to achieve a great success in the ielutltion of Its remedy. Myruir of Figs, na it is conc,ded to be the universal laxative. For sale by all druugiata. iny theln o ter hohk kit gl~vy.s at Thu ILoo tlie.t, , hric, li . leery pair warranted and htLol , thr ha'rl. th r largest aedti mot stylish line of children's Le ad .car at dMr. o . A. I inlor'r. W.1 hltli RLoad Mlake* the Qluickest Tinle to ChUlasn? The Great Northern makes quicker time to tit. Paul and points east thereof than any other line. And is the only line which makes the run to Chicago in two nights; others all use three nlghts 3. H. LANOLuY, G. T. A. (io to I hf l. . Iliv' an. hlya real china tea Bet of ibl pieces for $7.50. North ¥15. Just Arrived. Fine line cut crystal, which we a'e offer ing at moderate prices. The J. 15TEINMETZ JEWMcjY Co., 20 Main street. Highest of all in Leavening Power.- ' U. S. Gov't e : ABOWTELY PURE TIHE TRAFFIC DEIPARTMENT. It Will Ble One of the Most Interestlng at the World's Fair. Pew, outside of those .ctually engaged in the trafic department of the World's fair, can comprehend the magnitude of the work to be done by this department during the next four or five weeks,. Last week over 900 oar loads of exhibits arrived at the park, an average of l10 oats a days; they were distributed during that time among the various departments, unloaded and the empties returned. This number becomes small when compared with what W. H. Holcomb, superintendent of transportation, expects to handle If the receipts are as large as exrected during April. Including yardmen and switch-tenders, about 100 men are employed by this de partment. Their work begins in the even log when trains arrive from South Chicago and by morning the several hundred loaded care have been distributed ready for on loading and the mpty ones from the day before have been returned to the railroads. The greatest number of carloads received for any one day has approximated 200, but with its present force the department is capable of handling 500 cars a day, and judging from the increase in last week's re ceipts this number will be exceeded by April 15. If put to its utmost capacity the department can handle, with an increased force, 1.000 cats a day. An agreement has been entered into with the railroads by which switching engines and crews will be fuinished as the arrival of exhibits increases, so there will be no delay on account of lack of help. The track ac commodations In the grounds will store 1,000 cars and give room for handling 1,000 cars more, without interfering with unload ing and disposing of empties. The amount the sailroads have received in freight charges to date has not been made public, but It is undoubted a large sum, as not lees than 32,000 caesof building material have been handled by the trans rortation derartment in the past two years, besides the several thousandcarsof exhibits that have arrived, the major part of which have come long distances, and the charges have been pro s ortionately heavy. The railroads running Into Chicago lend every nassstance to this department in rushing goods marked "World's fair." Most of the goods come in bulk as loaded at starting poInts, in which case, of course, the care are delivered to the Belt railroad, and thence to the Baltimore & Ohio or the Illinois Central without de lay. Last Monday a train of fiat cars was re ceived by the American Express company, the first through train of the kind ever run op express time. The shipment consisted of British art works, which were too large to be carried in ordinary box cars. ADRIFT IN A BOAT. 0) Terrible Sufferings of the Few Survivors r of the King James. h RonoNDo BEACH, Cal., Aoril 6.-Porser Stanley, just landed from the steamer Los C Angeles, reports picking up a boat about a forty miles north of Rodondo which proved ri to be a missing one of the ill-fated ship e King James. The boat left the ship's side when fire drove them from the vessel, about F 250 miles off Point Conception. They left V the ship at midnight of March 13 and laid 8 by the ship until four o'clock the following morning. At 6:40 p. m. of the 31st the boat a capsized and four men were drowned. The n captain, his boy and the remainder of the d crew climbed upon the keel of the boat and succeeded in righting her, but the boat was e1 full of water and they remained to their , waists in water fourteen hours, when the a, men, worn out, exhausted and chilled, be gan dying and one after another passed away until eight, including the captain's son, were dead. The dead were passed b overboard and the boat was so relieved by t this means that those living were enabled to bail her out. All provisions, oars and rigging of every c kind, excepting a small piece of sail, were lost at the upsetting of the boat. It was n only through the ingenious contrivance of a making the grating and boat lining into a rudder and the use of a scrap of sail that n they were enabled to make any headway g whatever. When picked up by the Los An- o geles this morning the captain and three d remaining members of his crew had been five days without food or water. They a were unable to stand or walk and had to be d lifted from the boat. b Union WVages on State Work. ALIAMNY, April 6.-The bill compelling the a payment of union wages on all state and 1 municipal buildings was defeated in the senate, the measure receiving but fourteen votes. Senators O'Connor and Mullen, democrats, both spoke against the bill, claiming that it placed all contractors at the mercy of labor organizations. PERSONAL. Robt. Sticht, the mining man, is in from Boulder. Editor Jan. A. MacKnignt, of the Great I Falls Tribune, is a visitor in Helena. W. \V. Funtrrier, of Great Falls, is among the Northern Montana people in town. Joseph Eiaenbrand, an experienced cloth- I ing eolesman from Red Wine, Minn., has I Iecorted a position with the Boston Cloth ing company. Judge Hunt has returned from Fort :l:nton, where he went to assist in adjust- i ing thI indebtedness betwLon Choteau and Toton counties. 3 Arrlvll at thie Grand Central 1I K lieuhnoll, liltte Geo E, Jones. advance Sbnrm hnydr. White ag!ntl, Liberati'e trllphrl r rprings r Illnd ItJ it1 hitnlr . lllos- C .I Jones, San Fran Jacob Warnor, I'ikhorn :M l;' Maelonald, ba M )', ourks, Maryr- derrburg villo Ilank lblevina. Elk I' , I athrir k, i"lkh rn rr h rni li t larkr- 1 is.,opir..ayrr- i II , Hewlett, lBurko. dvilli, Ida -tror ilora Guinn, Wial- Jhnu Frio-borg.r, lil t lace. rIl ena (t,e roinrouar, tymlour Ir i I 'arnr.e, Castle Park a Arrivals at Tle Heleenn. E J ('rter, Denver l, J .eon, New York M 1' lyan. N w i ark H C Ilacorn, Mary-ville N .1 Austen anl wife, liury.lacobbankranu it Omaha cie, Ilonry Leakmian, New I W WFovtr. St lanl y ,irk I' It I.il, l. lontana g J L t'r!e-. ('Clo' ('amp F i' nuth, I hioazo David Ii r(loes, (')lo' Jas A MacKlnight, S ('nlap Great Folio SJ ., , rown, New York .1 1. lradley, :t Louin hirobt! t wah, )oulder i ' Braduliy, hew t ' M .NI ir. littl, York Fall, "mJnn W ~ oartg. \White dtl ,A \il11 ni mIeon Ihur it ringa SI d I Murlrhy, hair Fran- S ' b hytt, ilartfoid. W W (:urriar, Great J C laslin,. 'hicargo a lalle Jae II rnarplr, Butte The (;randIon. S 'The only first-class European hotel in the city. e0 lin the best rooms, all modern convent I ences, with cafe in the building. Corner Sixth avenue and Warren street. J. J. e liohrbanuh, manager. Rapid transit eleo tric cars pass the door. Tihe Latest ,a Novelties both in silver and gold, largest variety; all new desltns, at the J. STEIINMIT'I JsWELaT( Co., 20 Maln str.rt. nr- Wanted, A first-class blacksmith. Stedman Foun It. dry & Machine Co. COURT BUSINESS. The Greenhood Bohm Litlgatlion etore Judae Hiram Knowles.' A plea in abatement has been made in the United States circuit court by the at torneys for the defendants in the ease of Ernest lejall, of New York, vs. Greenhood Bohm % Co., the Merohants National bank of Helena. C. M. Jefeiris and Wm. Muth. receiver, for $40,000. Judge Knowles has not yet passed upon the motion. The following oases were filed in the dis trict court yesterday: Realty company vs. Mrs. Ella L. Austin, to recover $262.0 rent for second and third floors of the building at 102 and 104 South Main street: C. F. Gage vs. the Silver Mountain Mining company, to recover $554.90 on assigned promissory note and for an attorney fee of $56. Best merchants' lnnoh in the city served from 11:30 till two o'clcek, only 25 cents. Bon Ton lteetaurant. THE MONTANA DELEGATES. Eight of Them Appointed to the Trans Mlassissippi Congress. Gov. RIickards has appointed the follow nag to attend the Trans-Mississippi con gress which meets at Ogden, Utah, on April 24: E. D. Weed, R. G. Davies, George E. Boos, of Helena; T. C. Davidsou, of Ana conda; Samuel Mulville, J. B. Lehigh, of Butte; A. I. Joy, of Livingston; W. Thomas Hart, of Granite. Two more delegates are to be appointed, whose names will be an nounced later. Gov. Rickards has taken considerable trouble in selecting delegates and has anpointed only those who will at tend the congress. Baker-Baudin. At Bishop Brondel's residence on Catho lio hill, on Wednesday evening, John Baker and Delia Baudin were united in marriage by Rev. L. B. Palladino. The ceremony was witnessed by a few intimate friends oa the bride and groom. An informal recep tion was held afterwards at 809 State street, where Mr. and Mrs. Baker will re side. They have many friends in Helena who tender congratulations and their best wishes. Bear In Mind We never fail to suit you. Our stock is large and complete. The J. STEINMET. JEWELn Y Co., 20 Main street. JOTTINIGS ABOUT TOWN. Patti Rosa opens her engagement at the opera house this evening. Information is wanted of Dan Williams, miner, whose wife is ill at the Palmer house. The regular semi-monthly meeting of the Central W. C. T. U. will be held on Friday at three p. m. in the A. U. U. W. hall. Walter Stanley has sold to EvAn r. Ilar rio the sw h ne3i, and lot 2, section 6, town ship 10, north ot range 3 west, for $6;000. There will be a regular meeting of the Fortnightly club at the residence of Mrs. W. A. Chessman, 304 Ewing street, next Saturday. Harry Allen has gone to Grea4'Fhls. where he is matched to fight a pugilist named Hall at the Park theater next Satur day night. The last title to the land given the gov ernment for a site for the military post was cleared up yesterday, and the deeds will soon be ieady. Owing to the inclement weather there was not as large an attendance at the Co lumbian ball last evening as was expected, but those who went had a most enjoyable time. Tom Scott is held at the city jail on the charge of stealing a pair of shoes from the Montana Shoe company. PolicemanO'Con nell arrested him while trying to sell the shoes. Montana district lodge No. 1, I. O. G. T. meets at Elkhorn at noon to-day. Dele gates from Helena will leave this morning on the Northern Paoific, returning Satur day evening. Residents at Lenox are much annoyed by a herd of about fifty cows driven in that direction for pasture, which destroy shrub. bery, trample down gardens and create havoc generally. The meeting of the Montana Press asso ciation will be held at Anaconda on May 17. Secretary Yerkes is negotiating with the railroads for an excursion to Chicago. A full attendance is desired. Those who have purchased tickets for St. Peter's sohool entertainment at the opera house on Tuesday, the 11th inst., mayex change them for reserved seat tickets at Pope & O'Connor's on Monday morning. The crosswalk at Eighth avenue and Raleigh street, which has been undergrads for some years, is being raised so that resi dents can cross the streets at that point without the inconvenience they have been put to in the past. Helena Lodge. No. 2, 1. O. G. T., will give a Japanese wedding next Monday evening at Grand Army hall, on Park ave nue. Preparations for this event have been going on for some time. and no doubt it will be a succets. A small admission fee will be charged. Those having Invitations to the letter carriers' ball to-night are assured of a very enjoyable time, as the committee has left nothing undone to make the affair as grand a succesas nas last year. Tickets for the gal lery will be on sale at the box office for the nominal sum of 25 cents each, thus afford ing an opportunity for those who wish to go and look on. T'he best music in the city Shas been engaged. Mrs. Fritz will serve the supl er. Patenis to pre-empted lands were re ceived at the Helena hInd office yesterday for Nathanile E. Ellis, Alex Chisholm and Leonard H. Goes, of Lewis and Clarke county; John P. Anderson and Charles Stephens, of Choteanu; Ellen Marshall, of Madison; Wmi. H. Smith, of Jeffe:son; Luther C. White, of Stlver Bow; James A. Graham, of Fergus; Cuas. . Rooske, Arthuor M. Warner, John W. Curry, Hector Me Ivor, Georue W. Young, Lawrence Madden and George W. Irons, of Cascade. 'lhe letter carriers of Helena giv., their second annual ball at the auditorium to night. Major's full orchestra will be in attendance. Letter carriers and others froll Butte and Spokane will be here to take part. For the benefit of those who Sonly wish to look on the gallery will be thrown open at the moderate price of 25 cents admission. Supper will be as ved during the evening. The letter carriers of Helena have determined to make the affair a success and their efforts shou.d be re warded. Thile Iest Ever il tlheo WVorld. The products of the William J. Lamp Brewing compauny are known throughout the world. ''l'The Lomp" is a household word, for it is used by more families than any other brand; it is the moost popular YOU I)ON'T KNOW WHAT MEANS UNTIL ,. . PERFECTION IN COCOA YOU HAVE TRIEDL -BEST AND 0059 FARTHEST) Highly Digestibleand Nutritious. Made instantly with boiling water or milk. SANDBS BR OS. We inaugurate this week our Annual Spring Opening Display of Silks, Dress Goods, Dress Patterns. Challies, Satines, Dimitys, Flannels, Outing Cloths, Broadoloths, Suitings, Ladies cloths, Wash Goods, Housekeeping Goods, Lin ens, Cottons, Hosiery, Handkerchiefs, Gloves, Laces, Dress Trimmings, Small Wares, Capes, Jackets. Wraps, Costumes, Carpets, Curtains and Draperies, Etc. NOTE-The Ladies of Montana understand that it is an impossibility for us to enumerate in an ordinary advertisement the many advantages we offer buyers of Dry Goods, but from time to time we mention leading attractions in the different departments. This week we direct attention to our grand general exhibit of New Spring and Summer Goods in all lines, and to the unequalled values presented in every department. $ INSPECTION INVITED. $ * * SANDS BROS. everywhere because it possesses a pure malt flavor and holds its freshness, qualities which other brewers have never been able to successfully counterfeit. The people of Helena will be glad to know that the Lemp brands can be procured hereafter at the company's agenoy, the well known house of I. Marke. Special attention is directed to the "extra pale" and "extra export," two brands that challenge the world for excel leance. The trade will be supplied promptly and satisfactorily. and family orders will receive special care. Church Quarrel in Court. DES MOINES, Ia., April 6.-There were sen sational developments in the Evangelical church war to-day, growing out of the re cent decisions in east Iowa. The confer ence of the Dubbs faction, which is in the majority in this state, met at Center Point, but were barely called to order when a writ of temporary injunction was served on the body restraining further deliberations. An immediate hearing in court was granted to both the Esher and Dubbs factions. For $2,500. You can buy 100 feet in Hauser addition. Cheapest property in Helena. Apply to owner. 15 Granite block. HELENA IN BRIEF. .aekson's music store. Bailey block. Queen City Lodge No. 42, L O. O. N Meets every Friday. Regular meeting of the above lodge will beheld at Odd Fellows Hall this evening. Sojourning brothers are cordially invited. It. A. FRABEIi, N. 0. O. C. KIBRWOLD, Roc. Secy. The Marked Success of Scott's Emulsion in consump tion, scrofula and other forms of hereditary disease is due to its powerful food properties. Scott's Emulsion rapidly creates healthy flesh proper weight. Hereditary taints develop only when the system becomes weakened. VNothing in the world of medicine has been so successful in dis eases that are most menacing to life. Phy sicians everywhere prescribe it. Prepared by Scott & Bowne. N. Y. Al drunaiats. *** PATENTS*.. United States and Foreign Pat. ents obtained and any information given. EDWARD C. RUSSELL, Attorney at Law. Plttaburgh lseek, Meleum. MouL To Loan Money at 7°0o, 801o, and 9°1o. Amount of Loan and Security determine the rate of interest. I am prepared to make loans promptly in amounts from $500 to $100,000 $100,000 Commercial and Short Time notes wanted. Also City, School, State and County Bonds and Warranta No. 10 Edwards St., Helena, Mont. H. B. PALMER. SIC .Styjle in Footvear.. Is more noticeable now than at any time in the history of the SHOE TRADE. SHOES have a grace, in shape, material and finish never before attained, and no one can afford to neglect the foot any mora than the head in the matter of apparel. A NEAT FITTING SHOE is a recommendation as well as an attraction. Appearances go for a good deal in this world, so "shine up" with a new pair of our late style Shoes CLARKE & FRANK MONTANA SHOE CO. JUST RECEIVED - A Carload of Wyoming Stucco Plaster Also a Carload of Dry Paints and English Cliff Stone Paris White Also a few Tons ot Montana Timothy Seed. ' Blue Grass and Mixed Lawn from the East. H. M. PARCHEN & CO. PARCHEN'S CORNER U. S. Public Sampling Co. ... HELENA, MONTANA . . ASSAYERS SIl ORE SAMPLERS Most Complete Plant of the Kind in Montana. Our facilities for Handling and Disposing of Ores Are Unsurpassed. ASSAY OFFICE: SAMPLING MILL: Corner Grand and Jackson At N. P. and M. C. Railroad Streets. Croeng.