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Seveal Slmren AMlepet lot the PIel. tkion In thJest HouNs. Wushington. Da. 11.-There are setv eral olored preaohere w' aspire to be chaplain of the neat house, and tbpre is no good reason lty a Jdnliville oul ored dean should not hove the position. Mr. Walter Evans, the oongresnmann elect from the Louisyille distruit, will be a popular and Influenlial member, if not one of the leaders of the next house, by reason of his ability and his splendid prestige in wrestllng from the 4Amo crats the wealt.liet district In the south. The republicans of the next house will give Mr. iCvans almost any thing he may ask of them, and, as it in about settled that the chaplaincy of the house will go to a colored man, all Mr. Evans will have to do is to naote L good man fur the place. As Mr. vans received the votes of 10.069 or 16, colc,red men In the recent lecttion, he will doubtless do all in his power In rec.gnltiop of this Iarge vote Ifr having .one Of his col,'red nnsUtuency made chaplain of the house. What the next house will need more than anything else is a good. strong-vroiced, earnest, hard shelled colored Ilaptist preacher to pray that it will keep in the straight and na" sitw path. Ev'ans has but to name him and he will go thrqugh es easy as But teurworth at a gume of foot hall. The position is an easy one, only one short prayer daily, and pays $900 per annum with several perquisites. Great Engineering Involved, Jalapa, Mexico. Dec. l.--Delfln Ran ches, a railroad magnate of Mexico, has returned from Parts and London. where he says he was successful In se curing the required amount of capital for building the extension of the Inter Oceanic railroad from Chilta to Aca pulco on the Pacific coast. The conces sion for this extension was obtained from the government by Sanches some time ago. The road will cross the 1i erra mountains and some great engin eering feats must be sacomplished. Captain Sweeney, U. 8. A., gal Diego, Cal., says: "Bhlloh's Catarrh Remedy is the first medicine I have ever found that would do me any good." Price is cents. For gale by Parchen-D'Aheul Drug Co. Vast Pensieo Frauds. Washington, Dec. 11.-The pension bureau has received a report from Special Examiner Stockslager, at Fort Smith, Ark., announcing the sentence of Tom Bear to six years In the peni tentiary, and of T. J. Thornton to six months In Jail and a fine of $200. They were oonnected with fully 109 pension claims said to be fraudulent, and a commission of five examiners, ander the supervision of Examiner Stock stager, is still at work on the conspir acy. Sore Threat. Ior a sore throat thee is nothing bet. ter than a flannel bandage dempearn with Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It wil nearly always effect a oure in one niht's time. This remedy I also a favorite for rheumatusm and has ored many very severe casem . 0-MOst b)tL ties for sale by all druggists. WIlt no Morn the News Ree. St. Paul, Dec. 11.-The News -Reord, the only United Press paper in this city, after struggling two months against adverse fate, failed to takre its appearance last night. This I the second time the News-Record has sus. pended within a few months. Shilob's Cure, the great Cogh Uad Croup Cure, is ln grest demand. Peoket lse contaias twenty-Ave doses, onlt cents. Cbldren love it. 1r gale by chen-D'Acheul Drug Co. T RTHUR P. CURTIN'S FURNITURE HOUSE ...MUSIC HOUSE... S FOR ---FOR-- - HOLIDAY HOLIDAY ...GOODS ...GOODS Watch This Space Next Week for Watch This Space Next Week for Holiday Goods. Holiday Goods. NO. 4 NORTH JACKSON STREET. NO. 6 NORTH JACKSON STREET. 7XRTHUR P. CURTIN'S VICNUJANC'.. AT LANJT. Moted Out to a ang of All Round VII Birmingham. Ala., Dec. Ij.-Three of the notorious Meachamite gang in Clarke ohoty haive been lynohed. The Mopghamite gang has for many ye.tru runa licit distilleries, made counterfeit money and committed robbery and mnur der. For a person to give thelm away meant sure death. In August, I.93. James McCorgndale, a prominent citli sen, was assassinated and the itiselens drove the gang from the county. No lees than ten men met death at their hands. A short while ago the Meacha mniteL returned to their old haunts anld began to wreak their vengeance. Mur iphy I'hlk, a farmer, was shot down. Pink made a dying statement charging (.Ieore BIrunson. Charles $imlth and Lee Birown with the shooting. They were arrested and, upon ireliminary trial, were acquitted. After being turned loose other evidenle was found, and It became known that they were members of the' Met hamlte gang. The place is some distance from the, tel.-. graph statieon, but a matl who Just ar rived at Whatley, says they have been hanged. .eu, .oMnUand itL ia Plshu. St. Juhns, N. F., )Dec. 10.- The ('om mercial Bank of Newfoundland, hav Ing headquarters in this city, suspended payment this morning, owing to the failure of several of the largest fish ex porting houses to respond to liabilities to the bank. This has Involved other banks and has crippled some of the largest concerns here. Four have closed their premises and others will close to-morrow. Small depositors are demanding gold from union and savings hanks and the gold reserve Is being steadily drained. If they are able to meet the run everything Is safte. Hut the chief danger is the difficulty of get ting more gold Ipto the country. At present the people are very peaceful and seem unatble to appreciate tho gravity of the situation. Business men are trying to effect an arrangement with London bankers or with Canada concerns, which will be urged to extend business to this center. Out in a iimaard, Mr. J. P. Blaise ,an extensive real es tate dealer in DesMoines, Iowa, nar rowly escaped one of the severest at tacks of pneumonia while In the north ern part of that state during a recent bizusard, says the Saturday Review. Mr. Blaise had occasion to drive sev eral miles during the storm and was so tbhroughly chilled that he was unable to get warm, an inside of an hour after his uturn he was threatened with a severe case of pneumonia or lung fever. Mr. Blaise sent to the nearest drug store and got a bottle o fChamberlain's Cough Remedy, of which he had often heard, and took a number of doses. He says the effect was wonderful and In a short time he was breathing quite eas ily. He kept on taking the medieine and the next day was able to come to DesMotnes. Mr. Blaine regards his cure as simply wonderfuL For sale by all dnggtsts. Insurnoe Equals Loss. Buffalo, N. T., Dec. 11.-Birge's wall paper factory burned to-day. The loss is estimated at 8340,000, insurance about as much. A Curs for Croup. When on a vilst to Iows, Mr. K. Dal ton, of Luray, Russell county, Kansas, calie4l t the laboratory of Chamber lain & Co., Des Moined, to show them his six-year-old boy, whose life had been saved by Chamberlain's Cough ikemey, it having cured him of a very severe attack of croup. Mr. Dalton is certain thbt it saved his boy's life and is ethuslasteo i tilrrptlse o the rma edy. For sle by all druggists. HEART ISEASI3 Flutterlng, No Appetite, Could Smut Sleep, Wind on Stomach. "For a long time I had a terrble pain at my heart, which futtered alt most aincesantly. I had no appetite and could not sleep. I wo uld be compelled to st up In bed and belch gas from my stomash until I thought every minute would be my last. There ws a feeling of oppresmlon about my hear, an.I was afraid to draw a full breath. I could not sweep a room without resting. My husband ,1nduced me to try Dr. Miles' Heart Cure I sad am happy to say t has cured me. I now hate a splendid appetite and do aeepe1L Its effect was truly mar. mD. RAWLY 3. RTAgn. ?o~eyie, !r. Dr. IMIl HwrtCre imsold oa 1 wdltie tbn a thbeavnt boatle will neft. r oll it· a $l bottle. for SI, or rtuapI4lcal 00'. llrhuat, ln9.. gold by all druguitu. ~KYDRHORSESHOER FOR THE N ,nh1RBT st a is UTE? pft mmfm fnine - inhquK The CALLS onRIK[OYAILLi, SUeel-Cmeni nrd SU4IkUNW r 1 Iatae ac wteiaiagtotah ph aa. eeda to be miled. cm (tiluu b a i.rtlow prim . Nicl ! Doug, It. Paul. wa., and MinneapoUm Iron store Co.. MinaeapoUe, Mica., Qenral Agents tee tie Nort west. "SI L KS A Radical Reduction Sale. I)RICES you usually pay in January, at your disposal now. "A Startling Sale." A sale of great scope-with a wider selection of Silks in novel and exclusive foreign effects than shown by any local competition at the beginning of the season. IlNo possible chance of duplicating these Silks elsewhere now or later. W Socts.-A magnificent Brocaded Japanese Silk, includ J ing a rarocollectioni of an excellent quality all U, Silk Gauffre La Madarm Sans (iene Taffetas. H The most effective evening shades. Actual prices 75c, 85c and $i.oo--this sale ......... octs. I, 175ct-s.-Roman Stripes and Hrocades, rich Swiss Taf fetas in newest designs. A special purchase for the liolidays.--26 and 2k inches in width. t ý OActual prices $i.io and $r.25-this sale......75cts. ( I I! $i.oo--Cleopatra Blroche Silks and Satins-A \aried assortment of choice patterns, in all new even s I ing tints, as well as being especially appropriate II for street wear-22 to 27 inches. Actual values $z.5o, $1.60, $1.75-this sale..............0 I .oo t $t. 5o--Radical reduction in Duchesse, BIrocades, from ir Zurich, Cannes, Lyons-all in a blaze of glory. SActual values $2.oo, $2.50 and $2.75-this sale. $zx. So 25cts.-Figured China Silk-A choice selection of colors and styles. In values they are beyond n anything yet shown. Sold by every first class merchant thoughout Montana for Soc. Take your choice--this week ....................25cts. 39ct.--Plain Japanese and China Silk-printed in France. Positively our best offer. Compli mentary to you and dedicated to us-owing to our success and prosperity. Never offered at less than 6oc-this week ....... ......... 39cts. Watch this Sale-watch it well, but during the excitement, don't-don't forget a celebrated Silk Waist of glorious proportions, that we will spring upon you, at so marvellous a low price, one day this week, that all excitement will disappear in wonder and amazement. New York Dry Goods Store. 48, 50 and 52 South Main St., Helena, Montana.