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toI "J m41_ eat Pub pheone No. 100. Pleam t l uery promptly. to eel.t prompt insertbnl In betrir p m. a81 u8 ioatons not rtunable an. tiabnaonud. It mNAx. na un y per year............10 00 Sunday] .1k months.... i 00 y Sunday] ttbee month,.... to ns Sunday] per year........ OO0 Badlg Sunday] per month ...... 5 y [In advanoel per year......... 250 in advance onlyJ per year......... 200 tI carrier, per week. fseven imueml.. LENA, MONT., NOV. 19, 1893. Moentians aboard will always find Tna IY INDPENDENT on file at their favorite le: Fifth Avenue and Metropolitan, New srk; West. Minneapolis E-aldwln and Palace, ; panoisoo: Moerm ot Batte; Leland Hotel, Iarin d. Ill. NcOTICF. O. A. Campbell is the only authoriled travel agent of this papen THE WEATHER. Aeorted for ToE INDEPENDENT daily by J. M. Ter. United states observer. . A.a. p6 P. M. moter .............. 80.418 80.370 pleratne ........... 17.0 88.5 .i. ....... ....... sw- 8 .4Temperatune at noon. 24.0. Masiumn temtoerature, 35.2 Minimum temperature, 15.5. Y Local forecast for iHeleno Fair nearly ;Sitationary temperature. .Helena, .Nov. 1, 1080 . WAIt FOR THE FACTS. Newspapers that are settling the Hawaiian question off hand, without i, knowing anything about it, are liable to find themselves humiliated for their mistaken censure of Secretary Gresham when all the facts are brought out. Dr. Edward Bedloe, of Philadelphia, consul at Amoy, China, uuder President Harrison, in an interview indorses, the administration's position. "Because an official under the repub lican administration made a mistake," he says, "is no reas6n why the party should take up that mistake as a party policy. It was un;American and hence un-republican. I think I am compe tent to express an opinion in the mat ter. On my way home from China last summer I stopped at Honolnlu for two weeks to study the situation. I went there without any bias and open to conviction. I left there firmly con vinced that it would be a big mistake to annex the islands." A gentleman high in the confidence of the administration is quoted by the Washington Post as saying that when the policy outlined by Secretary Gresh am's letter was fully understood and all the facts made public there would be a complete change in public sentiment. "I do not know positively," said this gentleman, "whether or not it is the in tention to make public Minister Blount's report, but if that be done I can assure you that the people will see the wisdom and the foresight of Mr. Cleveland and Sleoretary Gresham in doing as they have done. These criticisms that we see in the newspapers were expected and are without knowledge of the facts by which Mr. Gresham was guided in giving his views. He considered the whole matter carefully, judiciously and dispassionately, and he was forced to the one and only correct conclusion that a wrong had been done in displac lag Queen Liliuokalani and that it should be righted. You ask why these facts were not made public with Secre tary Gresham's letter. Shrewd generals keep a good supply of ammunition, and the best of their men for their final as sault. Do you think the president and Secretary Gresham are not wise enough . to know this and that they have ex pended all the ammunition in the secre tary's letter? When the other material at their disposal, Minister Blount's re port and all, are given to the public the critics of to-day will find their argu ments overthrown and demolished, and the president and secretary of state will be vindicated in universal approval of their judicial and unprejudiced settle ment of the Hawaiian question. IN Cleveland, Ohio, the other day an infirmary official discovered a family of five persons who had eaten nothing for four days and were literally starving. They had undergone this terrible suf fering because there was no one to whom they felt they could apply for food. This seems almost incredible, but the fact is well attested, and unfortunately Cleveland is not the only city in which such things have happened. What is the remedy for such a state of things? The answer is contained in one word organization. There is not a city in the land in these times in which a general relief association, with branches and ramifications in every ward and district and with visitors to canvass each, could not find work to do. It is a mistake to suppose that those who need assistance in every case will ask for it, Some of the most needy poor are too proud to beg and have to be sought out. This seems strange but it is true. iThere are such persons doubtless in Helena to-day who will not inform their neighbors of their circumstances but who would go to the representative of a relief society if the proper sort of an organization ex isted. Are the people of Helena doing all they ouuht to do in this direction'? CoNcGRs will have a lively time of it over the different plans for raising government revenue. The ways and means committee of the house, it is un derstood, stands six to live in favor of the tax of two per cent on incomes in excess of a certain amount to be here after fixed. The five members who compose the minority prefer a tax on corporations. Tne committee has prec tically agreed, it is said, to increase the tax on malt liquors fifty cents a barrel, instead of one dollar a barrel, as was first proposed. There will be a sharp debate on all these propositi. us when the committen reports to, the house. Tui Briggs case continues to vex the Presbyterino church and there seems wa0 be no way of preventing a schism. itOil and water are not more namizable j than the friends and op1neits of I r. = Brigge. At a meeting o the New York presbytery last Monday an attempt was m fmade tO establish the rule that no can didate for the ministry who had re Scoeived his instruction at the institution h- in Whech Dr. Briggs is a professor should be 'licensed. This provoked a stormy time and the old battle was fought over again. Adjournment was had without " action and the strife will be renewed on the frst opportunity. Lasting peace will not be possible in this body until one siede or the other withdraws from 0 the denominational fold. E EVEN the old canal tow path must go. a The patient mule and the dejected horse that erstwhile pulled the cable and furnished the slowest method of transpcttation known to man, may now dream in pastures green of the good old days. Electrical propulsion has been successfully tried on the Erie canal. The overhead trolley and the Westing house motor were opera'ed as success fully as on an ordinary street car. These be great days. IT is reported that President Cleve land has not yet begun work on his an nual message to congress. This is a hopeful indication of a short document. The shorter the better. It could all be put in a sentence, to-wit: "I have the honor to transmit herewith certified copie of the Chicago platform. You carry out these principles and 1'11 turn the rascals out." Such a message as that would capture the country. PERHAPS the esteemed Billings Ga zette, which seems to mistake personal abuse for argument, will undertake to demonstrate the reasons why wool has gone steadily downward in price under the McoKinley bill and why it has al ways been higher under a low tariff. This would be much better than mis quoting T'. INI)El'ND ENTT, and more honest. 'Tl1E 11iHllRCHIES. I Oakes Street h. E. church, Rlev. Wm. Hall, pasto -Services 11 a. mu. ant 7:30 p. m.; uanday school at 7:30 p. m. Preaching at th, St. James A. M. E. ehn chi by the Iastor. IRe. John 1'. Wat son. morniung :nad evening. Everybody welcome, ['nita inn services, G. A. It. hall--Mr. C ouker will preach at II a. m. on "Views of lRcligion." At 7:30 p. nm. on "The Bud- c dhist Outlook." nun:ay school at 12:15 1 p. m. There will be preaching at the Seventh )Day Adventist hall, Sixth an.l Park avenues, at 7:0 to-night. Bible study Monday night; prays- meeting Tuesday night. All are welcome. First Baptist church, Eighth avw nue and Warren street-The pasto , Her. C. B1. Allen, Jr., wil: preach in the morning. Bible day services by the aunday school will be given in the evening. Congrenational haurah--There will be no service this morning. Rev. C. It. Allen, Jr., of the Baptist church, will preach in the sveninr at 7:30. Sunday school at 12:00 and Younz Peo,lde' meeting at 6:15, p. rn. First Presbyterian church, Eleventh ave nus and EwIing streets-The usua' services will tie held at 11' a. m. au:d 7:3) p. on. Prenchi::, by the pinto . Itly. T. V. Moore. ,undav school at 2.30 p. m. All are cor dially invited. Ccntral Presbyterian church, Stoner's I halt, Hirlena av'nou-Presnohinc tat 1I n. m. , and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 2:30 p. m,; Y. P. S. C. E. at 7:20 p. m. Preior meet ing Weduesday at 7:30 p. m. All cordially invited. 1,ev. F. W. Pool, pastor, 1227 Gallatin avenue i St. Paul's lt. E. church--IPreaching by I the i astor at 11 a. m.: subject, "Cartiv:ty i and the Was Out!" Sunday school 12:15 p.e m.: Epworth League 6::30 p. mi. Preach ing by the pastor at 7:40 p. m.; subject, "The Secret of Triumin:' Over 'Trouble!" All are cordially invited. J. Wesley Hill, pastor. Grand Street Methodist church-Preach ing.at the usual bours. Morning theme, "The Christian's Wealth;" evening top!o, "The Dread Disease and the Great Physi cian." The revival meetinu. continue through next week. ALL Christian workers invited to help by their praver, and at tendance when prnaticable. A most cor. dial welcome to strangers. J. E. quires, pastor. St. Peter's church, Rev. F. T. Webb, rector--Services at the neUsl hoe's. 7:45 and 11 a. on. and 7 30p. m. The sauject of the morning service will be, "Church 'temperance;" of the evening sermon, "Taeests of Sonsbip." Mrs. George May will sing at the morning offertory, having been unable to do so last Sunday as an. nounced. At the Sunday school, 2:30 p. m., there will be a missionary service in place of the usual session. All are welcome. See tIaleigh & Clerke's advertisement on page 7. Get a dozen photographs at Eitner'e for a Christmas pro-ert. MONTANA NATIONAL BANK. Certificate Holders Are Requested to Call at the Ilsak. Notice is hereby given: All persons holding certiRiates of deposit upon this bank, who have not received a copy of circular letter looking to rePsmp tion of business, are requestld to call at the bank or send their address to same. MONTANA NATIONAL BANK. Helena, Oot. 8, 1893. Go to Eitnor's for Christmas photographs. Mea's underwear at hardpan prices this week at 'Ithe loe 11 ive. (Children's heavy ribbed feece lined fast black hose at 'lihe Beeo Iive for 15c. 'lo hiicag.o. Via Salt Lake, Garfield Beach and Den ver, Sioux Cit.. Omaha or Kansas City. 'lThe Worl .'s pictorial line. Elegant Pull man equipment, diners, chair cars and tourist sleepers. Iteluced rates and fast time. Call on or address 28 North Main street, Helena, Mont. It. O. WILSeoN, Ireight and Passenger Agent, Ielena, Moat. E. L. LOMAX, G. 1'. and 'J'. A., Omaha Neb. I alit'' unelorwear at rho i e~ Ilivo at greatly r, du't.l' s .ric,. tLi.r,. u ..:t.. ;o t.. 1 Ij. Po. lIili% fI r tr ecial bargains in all khod, o h',i, ._ Miller's (ireenhounaes. Clean, healthy plants, cut flowers, de signs, etc., at roasoitabl. rices at Miller's ereenhouseo, near the BIroadwater hotel. Hioth electto line pass the premises. )Orders left at O(). W. Carpenter's, 118Broad way will receive profmpt atteotlon. What do you think of thosea lenriotta's at 1 huo Hli( e otly t1.7 , per ,atter?: On and after Nov. 18 the Montana Con. tral railway will until further notice dis continue running the local train No, 1 and 2 between Ilel, na and Butte. RI. 11. LANr:I.r.Y, G-n'l Ticket Aft. The holida. a will mtoon to' upon US. and tihe old onigma wril b, Ireosnted to all, whre t . buy yol r holiday prueen.. I rl Ie'se liito aill hoide the ar toi thle largoet as,ourtmuteu and lowest price. 1i WHEN THE EARTH 18 DEAD.' r..he ate E slon of A£ kre '*4w It Will me Abash s ptobablility fit life willU beecoo - extinct on earth i the remote future t- pears to be a faosinating theme of study n with many speculative scientists. Recent d ly a remarkable little volume was pub lished in London. In that book its writer f T. Mullet Ellis, drew a forcible picture o1 r the condition of the earth when its atmos It phere and life shall pass away and the Share ruin of this world shall go circling e through the heavens as barren, as lifeless Sand as airless as the moon is today. AIore recently a writer has been endeav oring to estimate the time When life shall cease on eatth. Solar physeisets and as tronomers are in tolerable agreement in fixing the period when the sun will begin to finally set at from 95,000,000to 80,000, 000 years hence. But earthly vitality is likelyto have a still more limited exist once, and science, we are told by the writ er r in question, can even prognosticate Sthe causes of its decay. When the spots that now fleck the equatorial zone of the sun have becomesufficiently large to cause serious interference of light and heat, higher life will become impossible. There is also a cause within the earth which might anticipate this crisis. Grad unlly, but surely, the erosion of coast line by the sea and the flattening of moun tains by torrents and glaciers are reduc lug dry land to the level of the ocean. When the leveling is complete, the earth will become one vast swamp, unsuitable for human life. Four or five million years is thh period glvein to the earth by geolo gistSi wherein tf,.yeach this stage. But these speculative theorists do not seorn to take into cousideration the impoi taut physical fact that nothing is wasted on earth. If rocks and mountains are eroded or depressed in one part, th.e detri tie takes part in the work of consenuction at another, for the destructive and con struitive elements of nature are always uniformly & tent. ,Matter de dnyed merely undergoes con ver-;ion, and whatever forco there may be in the supposition that the sun will part with its heat in the course of time thero I seems no good ground for the theory that the extinction of life may be anticipated by the conversion of dry land into a deso late swamp through any natural process a of geologic evolution.-Chicago Times. See Italelgh & Clarke's advertisement on page 7, Saws, skates, knives. esissors. ete.. sharpened. Ke(ys rtted and trunks repaired at Umbrella hospital. THE FIRST NATIONAL. The Agreement Looking to Resumption Is Now Heasdy for Creditors. NOTICE TO CaRDIMros.-AII persons having claims against the First National bank, who have not received a copy of our circular let ter end agreement in reference to resump tion of business, are requested to call or send their address. FIRsT NATIONAL BANK, Helena. Montana. Buy a pattern of the new Colombian dress goods at The lbeo live. Only 81 this week. Legal blanks at this office. large Turkish bath towels at The Bee Hive this week for 15c. Ulolon Patifla System. Following rates now in effect via the W\Vprld's Pietoral line. Gateways to the east, Sioux City, Omaha. or Kansas City. FROM HELENA, MONT., TO 1st Class. 21 Class. Chieao ................. $36 0 $...... St. Louis ................. 32 50 ...... Missouri river points.... 25 00 Portland. Ore............ 25 00 18 00 .an Francisco (via Ogden or Port and)........... 45 00 33 0. Diners, Pullman palace and tonuist eleepers. Free reetining chairs. The only line to : alt Lake and D over. Further in formation can he eecu:ed by calling on or addreosin¢ No. 28 North Mnin street, He: ene. Mont. H. O. Wnuao., E. L. LI.oax, F eight & Pass. Agt. G. P. & ''T. A.. Omaha, Neb. Go to The Fee Hive for your holiday goods. HELENA IN BRIEF. Cal'iial City Music Co., 822 Ninth ave. Jackson's mosic house is selling at abso lute cost. H. It. 'lhompson, assignee. A TEA PARTY Is always in order. It has the sanction of Fashion as the correct thing at all seasone. Other parties come and oe, bdt the tea party remains. It's the party of the great majo ity-nearly every one belongs to it. The tea party in Hteena are our customers. We supply them with teas, because we have the choicest varieties known to the trade and our prioes are lower than elsawher.. Our tea list embraces all kinds, from 30o to $1 a pound. We are headquarters for pou.try and oyetars. Turner & Lo. Horsemen Attention. Having revered my connection with nI W. Neil I have opened a harness ropair thop, and \addlery, and ar prepared to do all kinds of Ifarre loot lepairing (having wterked with rh Kerron. r.f tan ylancico) and tiao Iharneso manufacturing. hatiefaction guaranteed. T1 GS. MORIE: LANID. Opposite Windsor Hlous 422 North Mlain htroet HO FOR CHRISTMAS! Chinaware, Silk Handkerchiefs and Chinese Lilies. Prices away down. YEE (-'HONG & BIOTHEIRS Broaldway, neal to Merchanzt lote,. For Rent Cheap. Store No. 21 South Main Street and 3 rooms on second floor. Also Dwelling houses in all parts of the city. CALL ON MILLER& LOTZ 217 GRANITE BLOCK. MOrgAN'S PLAIN, 1 ' tN6th Stodney struet, " < We buy l bulk sat larege qsatilet the 'g.,. la our etuatomer the bneat of tfull oiht s goodaemuere 800. For xtra New Orleans Molasses. 25c. Fere ube eo h Sorghm MiaghiL S25c. GetOt yo Two 1Poegd e of the Dips A. Buter Just euoh Oeas Mo ue -t homoe. 40c. $1.00.oo For a tallon Can of Maple Syrup. $1.40. Barn a Gallon of Motra Fine Maple Siup Montana SavingsBank -OF HELENA- Incorporated Under the Strict Laws Of Montana. Capital stok (fully paid) .............. 5000 Burplus and QQ otst ..... 10.00O Btockholders liability ................ 10 O Trustees bonds to state .................. 030 Indemnity to depositor ....... ... 000 Value of .ecurities held for money l Ioane iSt Accounts receiy:d subject to cheok and a gqe eral banking business done Pays interest on deposits. 5 per osnt on savings aeconnes. 6 per cent on time eertifleatee. Near bolneu respectfully solicited. JAB. M. TUCKER. Cashir. BABCOCK'S Underwear Hosiery, Glove,, Neckwear. IT All the best makes at prices to suit the times. Good Underw'ear Is economical to wear. BABCOCK & CO. Hatters, Furriers, Furnisters. FRED GAMER'S SAVE SAVE YOUR Bargain Harvest in Shoes. OUR We want everyone to share in its wonderful DOLLARS benefits. Come to the feast and come at once. DOLLARS. THE MARVEL OF SHOE NEWS. For Your chii(. of " ,000 pairs Ladies' pr Your choice of Children's Hard sewc.. V alues from 4.00 to B7c x Tip Grain Scho I Shoes, sewe,. ialud sall our best . tsizes 8 to 10. Every pair worth 3 spot (bsh cakos. A be 1.2. For Children's Rubbers. Sizes n pt Cas aks. A brgain wonder. In pos . 15c to 13. For Your choice of 475 pa:re Ldies For 50c For broken lot of Mi see' High fine l)on ola and Tampico G ,at 85 Your choice of Children's Fine Buckle Arctics. Sizes ll to 2. $2.35 Shoes. Includes our leading Pebble Grain Schoo. Shoes. Si.e lines. Values from $3.00 to $4.C0. 11 to13. Every pair worth $1.25. In apot (..,h. In Sp8o Cash. 35c " For ' Warm Alaska.. Size . For All our regular $2.50 grades of For Your choice of 200 pairs Cil- 50C For goo] qua ity Woman's High I)ongola Kid, in Brush (;oat, In ble Goat Buttoi Shoes; our best 15 Kangaroo OIr. Pateit tips or makes. Sizes up to 10%. Value in Spot ash., plain, al1 sty;ei. In spot Cash. Up to $2.00. i0O Buys a good quality Men's Buckle Arctics. ' ew, :resh c'goods. For Seven hun'dred pairs Ladies' Fine For Your choice of 250 pairs Men's S5 5 1 ongola Kiu flouts. Now square 7 V'e!vet Embroidered Slippers. $ For :iisse..' F;net Quality H:gh I55 nd plointld tes. Stylish patent Sizes 6 to 11. Regular value I50 Button and B e Arctics, wrth U leat, r tits. Every pair worth Sc u BI.UU 62 0) I pot DIC2..00. In aipet Cash. 1.. $2.00. Every article guaranteed as advertised. " Mail orders filled in twenty minutes. SAVE YOUR DOLL4RS By buying your footwear of FRED CGTOR7BR The Shoe Man. Reed, Craig &. nmi1 . ... .. n.. NEW LtN I I4NFAND 0 WS t THIS WEEK LD'e AIR PRl~t*a m A Wells' Co ervatory to Smake room tor .nter Bulbs. UNDERWEAR. COMNATIO , BOSS CART FLORIST. Christmas Goods. W.E are receiving dally large shipments of Holiday Goods from New York, Philadelphia and Boston, and we are arranging to show you a larger and better selected line of goods this year than usual. We have many special lines of interest and beauty, and in the selections of Goods for the Holiday Trade we have given much attention to the selection of use ful as well as ornamental goods. BOOKS. . TOYS. Gold and Fountain Pens, We have a very large line of There is nothing more attract. A good Fountain Pen is one w salways ready, dor not excellent Books in Standard ive to the boys than a line of olo up, ha is awan ready res flowt and Holiday editions. Also a Mechanical Toys. We have and does not spill ink in your large line of Boys' and Girls' all sorts of Steam Engines, poket. We have all these ad 'vantages in the new Swan books, and linen books for the Force Pumps, Fire Engines, Fountain Pen. Every pen is little folks. Ferris Wheels, Elevated Elec- ouaranteed: price $I925. We tric Railroad, and many oth the ab, Todd & Co. Gold t o.y other Pens. You all know they are Steam Toys. the psmt, without any comment from us. Leather Goods.om us This is an important line from PICTURES. Pocket Cutlery which] to select. We have et Ctle gold and silver plated card oases and Pocket Books, all We styles and pries. ne Mani. We have a beautiful line of Every boy as well as every man cure Sets, Traveling Cases, Framed Pictures ranging in wants a good knife, and they Shaving Sets, Collar and Cuff price from $z.5o to $ooD each. will be sure to get it if they buy Boxes, Photograph Frames, one of Ienokle's German knives. and many other useful art .es one ofkeep them.s Evermany knie s. warranted. MIRRORS. ALBUMS. We have 60 different styles of Sc issors. Triplicate, Duplicate and Sin- Photograph Albums which have gle. Perhaps one of the larg- been received during the week, I wonder if you ever thought to est lines in the country, and prices $1.50 to $12. We have come to us for Scissors and prices way down. Just the them in Leather, Celluloid, Au Scissors and Shearsve whien is thing for you to see yourselves minum, Plush, etc Worth your said to be the best line on the as others see you. time to look the line over. market. Prices 15c to $2. S PACE will not permit us to mention in detail many other lines which we have. Among them are Fine Silverware Articles, Excelsior Diaries for 1894, Fine Calendars and Booklets, Memorandum Books, Butterick's Patterns, Remington Typewriters, Pomeroy Du plicators and Supplies. We are careful to fill all mail orders to your satisfaction. Write to us for what you want. Helena Book & Stationery Company 111 EMAIN STREET.