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TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 18S0. It seems to be about settled that Congress will abolish the duty or. paper and the mate rials used in its manufacture. It is said if the tarif!' is removed the price of paper will at once fall 50 per cent. The widow Ilieks-Lord, of recent notorie ty, and who, it is alleged, was lately engaged to be married to Charles O'Connor, the octo genarian New York lawyer, is now in llieks villp, Ohio. She is described as being stately and stylish in appearance and is said tobe about fifty-fr. years of age. In regard to the O'Connor matter, she denies the soft impeachment, according to a dispatch of yesterday, and alleges as a reason that she has not yet entrusted him with her young and untried affections. She has probably con cluded that the fires of O'Connot's youth have died out, or that he can't waltz, or that his credit isn t good at the millinery shops. Sucli is love. THE SAN FRANCISCO AGITATION. The telegraphic news received from San Francisco yesterday is of a somewhat alarm ing character, but though it is well for Gen , ,, ,, ,, , ,, ,, ......... eral McDowell to take all the precautionary measures necessary to secure the observance of law and order, it is sincerely to be hoped ! that no occasion will arise for their violent enl'oicement. The agitation is one of the evil consequence of Chinese immigration^ yet there is reason to believe that should bloodshed ensue it will be directly attributable to that blatant demagogue, Denis Kearney, who, it is safe to say, is really the bitterest enemy tlie poorer classes of California have to contend with. Ever since the newspapers lifted him into promi nence by reporting Ins blackguard speeches and editorially discussing his utterances, his notoriety and power have been constantly increasing, and now that he begins to assert his authority and to incite his followers to deeds of violence, the officers of the law. tacitlv cone ding themselves to be powerless, j have called upon the military to hold them • - selves in readiness to allord assistance should the civil power be insufficient to preserve peace. J It is a sad commentary on our boasted ' I .>• .• civilization when tlie municipal officers oi a j great city like San Francisco acknowledge j tbeir inability to enforce law by calling upon the military arm of the government for aid in j . ' , "... ,, . ! suppressing a biaggare like Denis Kearney. and it is certainly humilitatiug to an Aineri can citizen to realize that one hundred and I seventy-five thousand people are cowed and ! intimated by a fellow of his stripe. His apol. ogists claim that he is justified in making hi violent threats against the moneyed men of ! that city because they persist in employing Chinese in violation of tlie constitutional law of the State. As far as public corporations ! are concerned, it is true that thev are denied \ , ,, , , , , . .. tlic right to employ Mongolian labor, but « ! Kearney and bis gang, who in reality do not i represent tlie honest workingmen of the State, feel aggrieved at tlie disobedience to law of which they claim the capitalist- are guilty, they have ample opportunity to secure redress in the courts, and lia. neither occasion nor excuse to injure thebusi- ! . * I ness presjienty ot - an r ranciseo and stagnate the industrial interests of tlie entire Stab by proclaiming their intention to inaugurate a period of disorder and bloodshed. Yet this is what they are now doing. Kearney is trying to make a St. Petersburg of the Golden Gity, and is seeking to inspire terror by placarding his threats, as the dispatches inform us, in prominent places about the city, warning the employers of Chinese to desist from that practice and vaguely hinting at the terrible conseqenees in the event of their refusal. Kearney would make a good Nihilist, but he would make a better corpse. The Kearney plan forgetting rid of tlie great Chinese evil 1 is the very worst that could be adopted. THE MINING RECORD Some lime ago, it will be remembered, there ! appeared an article in tlie Miner in relation to tlie insistent refusal of certain Eastern mining journals, and especially tlie New York Mining Record, to publish iu their columns any notice of tlie mining resources of this Territory. The Record weekly devoted its valuable space to the silver mines of such States as South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, but for some reason dis iniiiin dained to republish anv mining in- > formation furnished by the'Montana press ( , r . .. . . , , . , 1 • I lie Miner charged that this neglect was j owing to the fadf that the Record subscrip- * tion list in this Territory was not sufficiently i 1 tion at the bauds of the proprietors of that . journal,-and that by so ignoring the mining | interest of this Territory, the Record whose subscribers had a right to demand in it tlie republication of important mining news ir respective of locality, became an un fair, partial and unreliable exponent of one j r .1 , V , r , ! ol the greatest industries oi the times. I In the iast number of the Record tlie editor of that journal attempts to defend his course by stating that during the year 1879 lie pub- | , . . r , _® , 1 I lisliea nine letters from a coirespondent in Helena, and seems to consider that ini proportion to the value of the mines in this i „mo,, public«,™ ur U.C uliu> j was all that could be expected. \\ e beg to i differ. Within five years Montana will j ile producing more wealth than any i . . .. ... . • ... other territory or .State in tlie Union, ; and can already boast some of tlie j tnost valuable properties on the coast, What few letters that have been published in .. . ..... . . ! the Record relating to mining in tins Terii tory have been devoted almost exclusively to ; the Wickes mines, and though we w ould say 1 noting in disparagement of tlie Wickes com . 5 ......... pauy s property, lor we hellere it to lie pio- | ductive and valuable, it is beyond dispute i that the mines of the Summit Talley district have never received that notice in the col umns of Eastern papers to which their pres ent and prospective importance enti'les them. If the Record is really desirous for the benefit of its supporters of publishing re liable and impartial mining news, it should in addition to its correspondence copy from Montana papers as it does from the papers of other territories and States published infor mation relative to mining development. In this way and in this way only can our New York contemporary do equal and exact jus tice to the mines of this Territory and to its readers. K KLOMM F.N DATIONS OF THF. l.AN'O COMMISSIONERS. We surrender our editorial space this morning for tlie publication of some very im portant recommendations made by the public land commission who recently visited the Western States and Territories to ascertain what improvements are necessary in the laws I le i a ting to tlte location and development of ; mining property. Congress is sure to act favorably on many of the recommendations I of the commission, which fact invests them ; with vital importance to all interested in : mining matteis. ' The conditions for acquiring title to mill Ural lands prescribed in the new bills reeoin I mended to Congress by the Commissionersare i ^ follows : First-The marking the position j (ltlhe c | alm onground by monuments and ! posting notices thereon. Second—By the discovery within said claim of a lode, placer Ur other valuable mineral deposit, either be fore tlie posting of said notice or within ninety days thereafter. Third—Within ninety day from the posting of said notice tlie locator must tile with tlie United States Surveyor General for tlie surveying district in which tlie claim lies a copy of said posted notices, together with proof of mineral discovery, and an application for survey of his claim and evidence t liât, lie has deposited to the credit of the United States in a proper United States depository the sum of fifty dollars. Fourth— Within one year from tlie approval by the Surveyor-General of the survey (which shall lie made by some duly-appointed deputy »"»en.l surveyor chosen liv the applicant for the survey), the locator lus assigns or Ins only authorized agent, must file in the proper laud office an application for a patent, under oath, together with a copy of the plat and field !'." K ' S ^ lail "> , b >' tlie f , l nited .States Surveyor-General, and proof tllat s .-, ou , vo ,. tll 0 f labor has been expended, | or of improvements made upon tlie claim by 1 claimants or iiis grantors: «hereupon j lie shall pay the amount per acre to be here- 1 afu , 1 . J by Cul igiess, and shall be entitled to a patent for his claim. Failure by a loca tor to make application loi- a survey and satisfactorily prove the mineral discovery within ninety days after the posting of notice s h a ]i subject his claim to location by any oilier qualified party. Failure of the claimant to make proof of work and payment within tlie "Ir complete forfeitures of the claim and tlie sur vey theretofore made shall lie cancelled. The Commission make no recommendation as to tbe Humber ot acres that shall be fixed as the maximum area of future locations, but their bill provides that all mining claims located after the--day--, of 1880, shall lie bounded as to surface by straight lines and all 1° muterais contained therein shall be confined within vertical planes passing down Wttrd throllgh saia straight boundary lines. Another very important section of ibis bill provides that all rights which have attached to mining claims under previous Acts of Congress shall not be affected by the opera tion of this chapter; provided, that where sucli claims have not been or shall not, w ith in one year thereafter, he consummated by tbe , 1 e-juiie-l payment ot purchase money, such unconsuniinated class shall lapse and the land embraced therein shall thereafter be sub jeet only to the operations of this chapter. The Commission, in their argumentative report accompanying this bill, says : '-We find that a large majority of the miners con sulted during tlie examination of tlie West ern States and Territories clearly shared our conviction—first, that the local regulations are of no use ; second, that they arc a great positive harm ; third, that by Congressional enactment they should be promptly abolished as to all future locations. A DUODOSKD CHANGE IN THE LAW. They say, concerning their proposition to substitute tlie common law principle for the present system of lodge locations: "Your Commission, after a review oi the lines of mining contests and a consideration of the complex nature of ore deposits, are unani mous in tlie conviction tHat any attempt on tlie part of the United States to convey such deposits as individual tilings beyond the vertical planes bounding tlie suiface claim lnllit alwa ys end in a history' of intolerable injustice. Tlie result of our test of public opinion shows that while there are regions where simple fissure veins have not caused battles, and where, consequently, tlie people ask no change, the majority of experienced mining men desire a change front the lode lo cation, with its disastrous sequel, back to tlie security and peace of tlie solid old common law doctrine. In support of this assertion, they refer to the fact that there is little or no litigation concerning Government titles to mineral lauds east ot the Missouri river, where the common law rule is in force: whereas, they remark, "The dockets of the far western courts are cumbered with an excessive mini her of suits, involving many million dollars of va ^ ,ie * i' e S* on Llie investor of capital to choose between an expensive legal defence of his rights or robbery. That the mineral i ! u,ust ' >' advaüces al ' J prospers in the face of the statutes is proof only of the wealth of the country and tlie buoyant energies of tlie peo ple." The testimony given by Mr. Whitman, of Nevada, on behalf of the Bonanza firm, i9 quoted to the effect that the interests of deep mining would be promoted by the adoption of square location, a common law system, and that mining men would tie more willing to ! nve , st °" " «Muare location than on a ledge location, which almost invariably leads to ex pensive contests and litigations. The Commission, in the course of the gen f I>a * argument, use the ioilowing emphatic SrsUÄ-äÜü, ,r ing permitted on tlie inceptioii'of title, dau gerously vitiated by acts of local agents, i, ut 3lde tbe lederal jurisdiction ; having per milted tlie robbers and blackmailers to an i (U j re a cl,cap ami secure fighting title—tlie Government then causes its unfortunate vic tim to set himself up as a target for attack by advertisement for a patent, and when attark ed, calmly turns its hack and permits him to be dragged into tlie local courts. In short, the present act might be tiilly entitled "An act to cause the Government to join upon an unknown second party to convey to a third party an illusory title to an indefinite tiling, all( j encourage tlie subsequent robbery there oi." TELEGRAMS! Reported fob the min eh by the Montana CENTRAI* TELEGRAPH COMPANY. FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLE ! Crumbs of Eastern Comfort. New York, March 10.— The Evening Tel egraph, commenting on the manifesto, says : "Now at length San Francisco society per ceives that a community is an organism of which one member can not suffer without an atlliclion to all tiie rest. The curses of its lioodluinism have come home to roost and the cowardice of its respectability has brought dishonor upon American civilization." Tlie Pont thinks it is plainly only another way of saying that neither now, nor for tlie past twenty live years, have the local officers elected m San Francisco been what they should be. If these officers had been, or were now, what they should lie, there would have been no need for either a vigilance committee or a protective union. Society may be defended in 1880, as it was in 11-50, by an expedient whose illegality may he ex cused by its necessity, but tlie expedient must always be pronounced a deplorable one that sets aside or acts independently of tlie law. Tlie Commercial says: "All this means one thing, and one thing only, and that is a tixed resolution to put down hoodlumism and Kearney ism liy any means it may be found necessary to employ. California is scared— there is no longera question about it. Capital is being withdrawn, the mining interest has begun to centre in New York, and a general feeling of apprehension is growing. The better class of people are at last waking up to , 't* lu I a sense ot the serious blunder that lias been committed. An Aclclrcs»». London, March 10.—Win. E. Foster, a Liberal leader, issued an address to the elec tors of Bradford. He denies that the politi cal opponents ol lleaconstield seek to disin tegrate the United Kingdom, and intimates that tlie charge is made in the hope of divert ing attention from tlie mischievous foreign and Indian policy of the government. Shaw, a Home Ruler, in an address to ids Cork constituency, characterizes the letter of Be acoustic id as an electioneering manifesto placing a false issue before the people, and tending to excite the worst passions of tlie ignorant. He attributes tlie famine to the government s culpable igno nuce and neglect. He calls on tlie Irish people north and south to answer toe insulting missive of tlie Prime Minister by returning an overwhelming ma- i jority pledged to the settlement of the"ove n j miinn-,1 i.,,,,i .• ... ° I national land question, pledged to give a fair j chance tor the creation of a peasant proprie- j tary, and wherever possible to restore, deline • and legalize tlie tenant right, and extend it to tlie whole of Ireland. Educational Hill Paris, March 10. —It, was foreseen some time ago that clause seven of the Ferry edu cational bill would be rejected by the right or left. Ihe majority was swollen to nineteen by debate, especially by Ferry's impolitic speech. The unanimous opinion of those who do not share Ferry's view is that his res guatiou is i nevitable. I lie projected Cuban loan of sixteen mil lion pounds encounters difficulties as tlie for eign financiers ask tor an imperial guarantee ot interest as well as principal. A Priest in Trouble. Chicago, March 10.—A young lady rosid ing near Masoii City, Ills., has made a formal complaint before Bishop Spaulding, of the Peoria diocese, charging Thomas Dugan, a parish priest at Delevan, with committing an outrage upon her, while she was acting as his j housekeeper. The Bishop has instituted a ; careful investigation. IMeU. Charleston, March 10.—Isaac W. Hayne, who for twenty years preceding the recon struction, was attorney general of South Car olina and grand son of Isaac Hayne, who was burned by the Tories during their occupa tion of Charleston in tlie revolutionary war, died at the ace of70. A Prot«Mt. Crawfords ville, Ind., Mardi 10.—Gov ernor-General Wallace, of New Mexico, lias arrived here, enroule East. The purpose of his trip is surmised to be to protest against a removal of tlie Utes to New Mexico. Refused toTeatily. Augusta, Me., March 10.—P. A. Sawyer, .... ..... , , „ < recentl) deputy secretary oi State refused to ! testity-before the legislative committee oil the , State seal question and was held to await the action of the House. __________ Uepubli Ssrrsinento Election. Sacramento, March 10__The can candidates were elected by majorities from three to five hundred except the chief of no p chili oi po lice who was elected by Democrats and workingmen. ------ A Social Horror. ., ........ ....... . . Cincinnati, March J. Last night J. W. 1 eiry, a member of the Kentucky Legislature registered at Hunt s hotel, tor separate rooms for hitnself and Miss Adams. Early this morning Miss Adams left for V an Wert, Ohio, when it was found she lmd given birth to a child which had been wrapped in a sheet ami dropped from a second story window into the area. It was taken to tlie hospital and shows no signs of the fall. Miss Adams was arrest ed near Dayton, and Perry arrested here. He claims to have known nothing ot Miss Adams condition. She lias lived iu his family since iiitaicy and was ou lier way to visit irieuds at \ an Wert. Ihe ease isof exciting inter est oil account of Perry's prominence ami the wonderlul escape of the babe from death and tlie fact that the mother is only sixteen years old. It now appears the child was lowered from tlie second story window by a cord and as it is still living it will tie difficult to place au\ criminal charge either against Miss Adams or Mr. Perry. Wutiimrtou uoasip. Washington, March 8 —In the supreme court decision in the case of judges appointed by States at Congressional election on the charge of interfering with and resist ing supervisors of election and deputy mar shals. They were convicted of this ofieuse and appealed on the ground that the statutes under which they were tried were unconsti tutional. The court holds : 1st. The constitutionality justifies a writ of habeas corpus to inquire into tlie legality of conviction and if tlie laws are unconsUtution la the prisoners should be discharged. 2d. Congress bad tlie constitutional power to adopt those revised statutes which appoint supervisors of election, that, they be respected and not inteiferred with in the exercise of their functions, and making such interference or resistance a penal offence. Tlie revised statutes referred to are the enforcement of the act of May 61, '70. 3d. The circuit court may convict for the violation of those itatutes, and this court cannot relieve on habeas corpus. 4th. Congress need not assume exclusive control of the Congressional elections. The States are constitutionally empowered to tix times, places ami manner of holding elections lor senators and representatives, subject to alterations liy Congress, (except as to place of choosing senators.) Congress lias supervising power over subjects and may alter, modify or add to tlie State regulations. 5th. Congress may impose new duties on officers of election, provide for the attendance of officers, prevent frauds, and see that tlie elections are fairly and legally conducted. 0th. Such supervision can cause no collision because the authority of Congress is para mount. and its regulations necessarily super cede those of tlie State. 7th. State and National sovereignties do not preclude the co-operation of botli m elec tions. National authority being paramount, jealousy eati cause no collision. Sth. Congress lias constitutional power to vest in tlie circuit courts tlie appointment of supervisors of elections. '>tli. The provision authorizing deputy marshals to keep peace at elections is not un I constitutional. Tlie national government has tlie right to use torce to compel obedience to its laws and execute its constitutional powers. 10th. The concurrent jurisdiction of tlie government which it lias in every part of tlie United States, is distinct from the exclusive jurisdiction in tlie District of Columbia, etc. 11th. The provisions for compelling Ihe observance of tlie State laws in the election of representatives within the supervision of the State law in tlie election of representatives are within the supervision of Congress, and tlie violation of those laws is an offense against the United States which the national government may inhibit and punish. Tlie petition for habeas corpus and certio rari was granted. The Manifesto. San Francisco, Mardi 0.—During the day about 150 men have been engaged obtaining signatures to the roll of the Citizens' Protect ive Union, with decided success. To a very considerable extent tlie project finds favor with the business classes, though many ques tion tlie necessity or wisdom of sucli a move ment. The Bulletin this evening treats the i subject editorial)' under tlie heading of " Or j ganlzlng Prosperity," taking the ground that tlie organization means just wliat it says, viz : "The preservation of the public peace, pro lection of life and property, the restoration of confidence in the security of life and property from all violence, and the restoration of tlie legitimate commerce, industries and bus iness of the people by peaceful methods with in tlie law," and approves of the undertaking as tending to act as a safeguard against both mob violence and vicious legislation. It may he said that there are many who do not accept tlie Bulletin's views as to the real intent of the organization, but assume that something of a more radical nature is contemplated, hinting at ordering the incendiary legislators out of the city, or even more pronounced measures. It is difficult to learn anything more about the plans of the union than is set forth in its manifesto. If there are any secrets among tlie promoters they are well kept. The Post this evening publishes the following brief reference to tlie subject : " We have a strong municipal and State government, quite able and willing to suppress any unlawful assemblage, whether its headquarters are at tlie Sand Lot or in secret chambers." Tlie workingmen have not yet been heard from. A Etc Treatj-. Washington, Mardi 0.— The President sent to the Senate to-dav the message trans mitting the report from the Secretary ot the Interior which contained the agreement sign ed by the chiefs and head men of the Ute ludians now in Washington. The stipula tlons of the agreement appear to the President so reasonable and just and objects to be ac complished by its execution so eminently da siruble to botli whites and Indians that it lias his cordial approval and he earnestly recom mends it to Congress for favorable consider» tion and appropriate action. burned this morning ance £63,000, War In the East. Teurean, March 10. —General Moimravieif Atuourslci's cavalry escort surprised and de feated 400 Tekke Turcomans, near Douson loon, killing 30 men. There are 0,000 Tekke Turcomans concentrated at Kizil An'al. Hotel Fire. Montreal, March 10.—The Express llotol Loss $25,000; iusur Are Wen Nation of Gamblers? Are we a nation of gamblers? On a close < examination we should say not, far from It. ! First, there are the professional gamblers, tlie , elegant gentlemen of leisure, who dress iu ; P llI 'Pl e a»d fine linen and fare sumptuously i e v e i y day , who eat and drink and wear the best of everything and live by their wits. I These are tlie leeches of society, non-pro 1 duceis, drones, barnacles. Next are those who gamble ill lotteries, a great army that "" " lan L ' a " miml,el '' ^'ext is tlie still greater ' """A ° ftl 'T who bet everything and anything, horse races, elections, walking matches, games and contests of all kinds—in ; fact, on everything of doubtful occurrences. Finally come the stock and grain gamblers tbe mel> w,lu l,u > a » d sell on margins, which is nothing but betting on tlie rise or fall of produce. All these are forms of gambling which in any und every shape is one of tlie most demoralizing of vices. Again we ask, are we a nation of gnmbleis .—Indianapolis Journal. h 1 A Faille Man. Hon. John M. Uroadheud, lately lying dan gerously ill iu tlie Broadhead mansion at South Market, N. II., seems to have retained , Ins sense of humor iu tlie very presence of ! tlie griui messenger death. " One day," says | tlie South Market Adveriiser, •* when lie was j very low, and Dr. Va. ay had announced i that lie would nut live more than forty-eight , hours, he apologized to his brother-in-law, ; Mr. Pike, to whom he is on a visit, saying : 'Excuse me for being so impolite as to leave my corpse in your house, for 1 promise not to repeat tlie ofieusc;' and softlv added, *a grave 1 joke.' " BT THE SKA. I stand upon a headland, safe and high And see the storm waves dashing on tlie strand Hurrying from clouded distance to tlie land l.lko eager warriors, there to rage and die ; And yet, unsatisfied, I can bill sigh To watch from some calm planet, far above. The whole vast, awful, purple grayness move. And break In rhythm 'neath a loftier skv. And, even so, when dimly 1 discern Tlie waves of passion In tlie human breast, I long, from some far, steady height, to learn The whole broad rhythm oflmmense unrest. Ah. wishes vain ! to life on earth consigned, Man secs, but cannot reach the Eternal Mind. —Home Journal. CHIPS Artemus Ward said in England it took him an hour and half to deliver t he lecture which he got through in an hour in America. The extra time was spent in waiting for his hearers to take the joke. "No, thank you ; 1 never waltz; ma says if you young men want to hug me you must do it on the sly; slm won't have you mussing my dress up, and leaving finger marks on my white waist as long as she does the washing and lias to support me." "I do not think, madam, that any man of I lie least sense would approve of your con duct," said an indignant husband. "Sir," retorted his better half, "how can you judge «liât any man of the least sense would dot'" A fellow wrote to a down-town store as fol lows : " Dear sur ; if yew liev a book called Daniel Webster on a bridge, please send me a coppy by Pyser's express c. o, d__i want to git it ter-morrer if i kin, cause my spellin teacher savs I oughler hev it." A grim, hard beaded old judge, after hear ing a flowery discourse from a pretentious young barrister, advised him to pluck out some of tlie leathers from the wings of his imagination and put them in the tail of his judgment. Old Billy Gray used to do a big lump of the foreign mercantile business of Boston. One day a new salesman was employed by Gray's firm. He had heard much of Gray's wealth, and was every day expecting to see a sleek old gentleman dressed in the finest clothes, with gold watch, chain, jewelry, etc. This new salesman bought a turkey one morning, and was looking out for somebody to carry it home for him. A plainly dressed man asked him how much he would give him to carry the turkey for him. "Ninepence." The bargain was struck and tlie two walked down towards State street side by side, tlie elder carrying the turkey liy its legs in tlio hand. When the young man's home was reached tlie turkey was duly delivered and the nine pence paid as agreed, whereupon the elder of the two returned thanks to the young man, attended with the request that whenever he wanted to pay ninepence fertile carrying of a turkey a few blocks oil the way he himself was going, to just call on old Billy Gray and lie would be glad of a job by which lie could earn ninepence so easily. TIUFI.IN. j ! ! ! I I This is the year for maiden efforts. Brightest when it's bluest—tlie sky. Cheese lias advanced a little—-just a mite. Adam raised Cane, but didn't make sugar. About all tlie money some folks can take to church is sancti-inoney. An Ohio newspaper speaks of a man being bruised by "emphatic gestures of a mule." it is alleged t liât no American cat can make so hideous a noise as a Chinese tom tom. A good many people pretend tobe not what they will be trumped up to be at the last day. It lias been discovered that the Dtich baby cries for its niuddei and its fodder at the same time. "Mamma, what aie twins made for? " Her precocious brother replied, "So that cannibals may eat philopu-nas." Some people never know when to stop. '1 lie editor of the Buffalo Advertiser writes of "a very deep hole without bottom." • Veteran joker reading proof at the next table—"I wrote Brow n and it is set up Black. The compositor must he color blind." It is now discovered agriculturally that tlie surest way to get rid of the weeds is to marry tlie window. This is a very agreeable kind of husbandry, "Young man," said Daniel Rice, "do you want to go down to a drunkard's grave?" "Well," replied the young man, "1 don't care if I do. Whereabouts is your family lot?" The waist of Mrs. Scott-Slddons dress parted iu the middle while tlie lady was ad dressing a Chicago audience the oilier night. "Voit will excuse me ," she said, hastily re tiring; "tliis is not a part, of the regular entertainment." Sheridan once declined to lake a w alk with a troublesome feminine admirer, on the plea that the weather w ould not permit ; and being caught by the lady us lie was sneaking out for a stroll, countered her remark that Hie weather seemed now to have cleared up, with Hie bold asseveration : "Yes madam, enough for one, but not enough for two." , A Mlsrepieseiilntloil. Tlie real ofi'ense of Chinatown is, that they are willing to work for moderate wages.— New Vork Herald. The above statement is a cold-blooded, bare-faced, clean-cut malicious falsliood,madc out, of whole cloth and in utter ignorance of tlie facts. The ottense of Chinatown is that it is a plague spot, a foul blot on tlie face of a fair city, a slum besides which the Five Points of New York iu its worst days were a paradise. The ofi'ense of tlie Chinamen is not that they are willing to work for moder ate, but for starvation wages. They accept a pittance for their labor that would degrade the humblest white man to tlie position of a serf.— S. F. Stock Report. ••Few appreciate tlie value of precious metal mining to all other industries. It is a common saying among railroad men in the West, that one good mine is belter for them than a town. The mine produces only liionev, and consumes, directly or indirectly, almost every necessity of file. Even a casual glance at this patent fact, reveals tlie main cause of the civilization of a sterile and most forbnl dii g, (but rich in gold and silver) mountain region, equal in extent to half of Europe, and which a quarter of a Century since, was a wilderness, occupied by ferocious animals, and more ferocious savages ."—New York Bullion. S'liiirliliia It, There is no place like San Francisco for en terprise after all. Bast week the wife of a well known business man, residing on Ellis street, eloped. The departure was discovered about 10 o'clock in tlie evening, and at llie same hour tlie next morning Llie husband hud the furniture sold at auction and delivered up tlie key of llie house to his landlord the afternoon of the same day. He was terribly afraid she would change her mind ami re turn .—Derrick Ihnld. BUTTE SAW m LUMBE Lath and Shingles, Seasoned Bnildji Finishing Lumb 'Ehe best Lumber in the ,y,J Satisfaction Guarantee Office and vard nt the Kennedy Feed sJ Montana Street, ' * Rooms light and well ventilated. Ac Mon* tlrst-class. GIRTON HOUS BUTTE CITY, MONT., ROBERT GIRTON 1'uorJ Good Accommodations for i.udjJ - O--- No Bar in nor Saloon neai the Hoi Guests will Receive G ms l Attentw Hoard per week................. Board per Hay____ ... ......... Lodging per Day......'!!.*.! !.*.*' The traveling publie will lind this a J Red ' U1U lh0i '' •' atlonH «e Is respectfully! Amt all kinds of wood work done on short J Sliop at west end of Park street Brldi It CI TE, MONTANA. JAS. MATHEWS] WHOLESALE I RET, - Ill.'ALKK IN WINES, LIQU01 -AND CIGARS, -IMPORTED BRANDIES, Ales and Port CALIFORNIA WINES AND CIDEl| All kinds of BAR STORI Constantly on hand. THE MONARCH Tots house has also one or the flnesl Parlors In Montana, supplied with tilf d brated Monarch Billiard and Foci Tables. The choicest brands of LIQUORS ANV CIGAR .1 Always to be bad at tlie bar. Stone building, corner or Main anil li| Streets, BUTTE MONTANA. , 8'. MA RCHSSEA I , P. VA Lim Butt# City. Drcrluj MARCHESSEAU VALITC lAT THE STONE HOUSE Butte City, Montj Wholesale ami Retail NOTIONS. Great Inducements to BUTTE, : ; MONTANA WM. McLEAN, J SILVER LAKE H0U| PHILIPSBURG, Monta«, MURPHY A JENICIN8, - PROPRffj Finest and most Commodious Hot*! i West Side. KURT (iinil J. J. YORK, PATTERN MAKE! Ü.AiR.IPEIINrTEIR.IdNrGl Q-RO CEIR?! Anil Denier« hi Hardware, Queens wat| I.IQVORS, TOR ACCOm A. 1ST13 o or GIVE US A CALL. _£0 MARCHEUSE A U A VA Id