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TUESDAY, MAY 31, 18S1. UDITORlAL NOTES. "Rocks Ahead" and "A Doomed Adminis tration," aro the head lines te recent, leaders in some of the eastern "stalwart" journals. In the Whittaker Court Martial the prose cution occupied thirty-four days and the de fense twenty-eight. At last advices the deci sions in the case had not been rendered. The On I aha Herald says that "Conklins has brains enough, if squarely distributed among the President and his cabinet, to make them all smart men." The Germans have sat down on Bis tnarck's resolution of dealing a larger inter nal revenue for the government by the im position of an increased tax on beer. General ^George U. McClellan, has been made president of tlie proposed underground railway for New York City. Toe General's acknowledged ability as an engineer lias se cured for him this responsible position. The St. Louis 'Globe-Democrat is spoiling for a (ignt. Hear it. "The stal warts of Ohio, will not be worthy oftheir name or their call ing if they fail to heat Charlie Foster for Governor. The sneaks have thrown down the gauntlet, and the stalwarts must take it. up. Let us have a little fun all around." It now appears that the reason why England does not and will not interfere in the matter of the French occupying Tunis is that at ilie Berlin Conference England agreed to let France alone in the latter's dealing with Tu nis in consideration of France raising no ob jections to the British occupation of Cyprus. The Chicago Inter-Ocean calis the Blaine Garfield wing ofjjthe republican party "Feath •rhepds," the Denver Republican refers to them as "sneaks," the New York Herald con temptuously speaks of them as "Halfbreeds," and other stalwart journals in eritlcizing them have exhausted tire vocabulary of derisive terms. It' names weie arguments the admin istration republicans would be demolished. Fob the benefit of these in this Western country who imagine that advertising in Eastern newspapers is cheaply tone, we re - print from an exchange the following : " For one column, one year, the Cliicagc Tribune gets $26,000. The New Fork Utrald re ceives for its lowest price column $39,634, and for the highest $348,000. The New York Tribune gets for its lowest $20,694, and for the highest $85,658, and these papers are never at a loss for advertisements to till their coi ning." The Washington correspondent of the New York Mail, under a recent date, says ; " The removal of Commissioner Le Duc and the ap pointment of Dr.. Luring, of Massachusetts, meets general approval. 'La Due has proven a noisy and extravagant official, constantly in trouble with his subordinates and never ceas ing in his appeals to Congress for money wherewith to magnify his office and prosecute foolish experiments. Rude in his manners anu in many things lamentably ignorant, he has brought the Department of Agriculture into contempt, and there is universal satis faction that a country gentleman is to take his place, one who is capable of making it what it should be and whom the people will re' sped. ' From the dispatches which we publish this morning, it appears that more trouble is brewing in the republican camp. It is in timated that either Blaine or JIacVeaah will leave the cabinet. From another dispatch we learn that "Boss" Blaine went to New Y oik to enter into the fight, against Conkling and said never a word to Garfield about it. Of course Garfield was "surprised" when he heard of it. This means that the Ohio "half breed" was mad. A general break-up of Mr. Garfield's cabinet would be a fitting end to the disgraceful scenes that have been enacted at Washington since the 4th of March, and to which Mr. Garfiekl has been a prominent party. For the good of the country it can't com e too soon. i'HE " Occasional Correspondent " of the New York Herald, who recently so thor oughly ventilated the little bargain made in New Y'ork during the late presidential cam paign between Conkliag and Garfield, now further states that Garfield was the prime mover of the conference and the director or its deliberations. He says : "From first to last the conception and execution of the scheme was his (Garfield's) own. The plot was born in his fertile, scheming brain. He is as responsible for its paternity as he is for the authorship of the le.tter to Oakes Ames, whom he begged to call the Credit Mobilier dividend a loan, or for the $5,000 argument he made in the De Golyer contract fraud be fore 'Boss' Shepheid. 1 challenge the denial, and when it is made by some responsible representative of the President, or represent ative even of the unscrupulous, impudent pol itician who molds him as he would a piece of putty, I shall be ready with the proof.'" IN the Penusylvauia Senate, on the 17th lust., a resolution was introduced declaring "that we heartily indorse the course of Sen ators Conkling and Platt in resigning their seats as members^!' the Senate of the United Slates and recommend that Senators Camer on and Mitchell do likewise." The resolu tion was referred to a committee composed entirely of Democrats. Resignations are now in order and may be indulged in to an alarm ing extent if w e are to believe some of oui' East ern exchanges. It is stated that dreadful lu mors are current at Washington that Mahone means to resign because Riddleberger is left out in tbe cold, and tla'. Gorham will resign bis position as editor of the Republic because he is placed iu tbe same fix, and for tbe further reason that the President will not read bis paper. It is tobe hoped these rumors vrill prove true. If that delectable pair could be made to leave Washington, Conkling and Platt's resigneMofcs would be clothed with a double merit. A COLONISATION SCHEME. j A colonization scheme upon a grand scale ! has been proje led hv paities in France and I Canada, having for its object the settlement I of the lands on the line of .the Canadian Pa j eific Railway wholly by French immigrants. : A Franco-Canadian steamship Company is in course of formation by a powerful syndi cate, including many well-known financiers and merchants in Paris, representing a capi tal of $70,000,000. This syndicate proposes to put a line of ebaçtere.I vessels on a fort nightly service between the two countries within the next 00 days, and to construct as soon as possible steamships • for this special service. It. is understood the Canadian gov ernment is willing'to grant an annual subsi dy of $50,000 to the line. if the French gov ernment will give the same amount. This it has agreed to do. Subsidiary to this steam ship line, but closely connected with it, is the Colonization Company with a promised capital of $500,000. In the carrying out of this colonization plan tlie syndicate which controls the Cana dian Pacific has agreed to furnish each emi grant with a section of laud, pat tw which will he prepared tor a crop; a house will be erected for him m advance; seed and provis ions sufficient for a family til! the first crop is grown will be also furnished, to which will be added farming implements and one yoke of cattle. The net cost of the above is to be repaid, » ilh interest at the rate of 6 per cent in ten annual equal payments. Should the proposals of the company he accepted, the land will be immediately prepared and hous es erected at once. This is a colonization scheme in which reason and system are pre sented. Th« emigrant who accepts the con ditions ottered by the company is assured in advance that he and his family are provided for against immediate want, and can clearly see his way to ilie acquiring of a comfortable home, while little or no capital is required to make a commencement. The scheme will undoubtedly prove a success and in a few years a line of settlements will be established at the north of us that will in the nature of things add no small amount to the wealth of our own Territory. COMPETING- FOR IMMIGRANTS From information furnished by the Agri cultural department of the Dominion of Can ada it appears that from C00 to 800immigrants are now arriving iu that country each week The department states that it. has made the discovery that great efforts, which in many eases are successful, are being made by Unit ed States land-agents to induce them to go thither. The Department is, in turn, distrio uling posters in the States advertising Cana dian lands. There is quite a rush for home steads on Government lands in the vicinity of the Syhdicate block. The number < f home steads taken up will be considerable greater than last year, but tiie pre-emptions are pro portionately less." A Canada correspondent writing to the Obteago Tribune, complains that the Domin ion Government does not pursue the right pol icy to retain her immigrants. He says: "A gentleman who has had a large experi ence both in our Northwest and Western States, and who is here on business with the Government with a colonization scheme, is quite disgusted with the treatment accorded him. He is of the opinion that the Minister of Agriculture does not know the first thing about the right way to settle the country, while onr agents are not to be compared with those to he found in the States. Over there everything possible is done to help the immi grant along, and any one who wants to found a colony or do anything to help settle the country receives every possible assistance from the Government ; but here it Is very dif ferent, and the Government acts as if it really did not want to have the country set tled. He says that the fact of the matter is that there is too much red tape about our system. The reasons why so many democrats en dorse the course taken by Conkling and Blatt in resigning their seats in the United States Senate, should not be misunderstood. The mere fact that President Garfield nom inated a man to an important office who was distasteful to those geutlemen, cuts no figure in the matter. The reasons lie deeper. They are found iu the evidences which Mr. Gar field has given of his intention to centralize the pow er of the government, and to clothe himself with the attribute» of an autocrat. The policy of the republican party, for the past few years, has tended toward the cen tralization of the powers of the general gov ernment into the hands of the few. Gar field would assume and exercise them all if permitted to do so. In his supreme arro gance he sought not the "advice" of the sen ate in making his appointments, but would force its "consent" to them. Hence when Conkling and Platt resigned, democrats ex pressed thejr approval of the act, and would be glad to see them returned to their seats by the great state which they had represented, for the reason that their re-election would tend to curb executive usurpation, already grown too great, and would be received by the people In the light of a rebuke to Mr. Garfield for his transgression of authority. Cœserism in Amerea died when General Grant retired to private life. The "half breed" Garfield will never succeed in re viving it. The company owning the Wilson line of steamers has entered into a contract with par ties in Norway and Sweden'to bring about 80,600 emigrants from those countries to the United States. Tbe emigrants will be re ceived on the steamers at Christiania and Bergen, Norway, and at Gottenburg, in Swe den, taken to England and transferred to tbe various ti aus- Atlantic lines, w blinds them in New York. Most of them are bt und for the West. ALL FOR SPOILS. Ik it wore not for that stern sense of jus tice, tjiat innate love of liberty, that deter mination that the right shall prevail that is entertained by the great mass of the people, the present struggle in which the administra tion is engaged would he viewed with alarm. While the leaders of the party iu power are engaged in a''■deadly strife for the control of a few subordinate offices, and in so doing are digging the political grave of the Republican party, tiie people are looking on apparently unconcerned, but really are taking the liveli est interest in the proctediug. The contest now going on is one not calculated to inspire them with confidence in the statesmanship of the administration. There is no visible avidei.ee that, the men in power are influ enced by great and lofty aims to promote i t public good. On the contrary it is plainly ap parent they are giving their time ami devoting tjieir talents to the ignoble work of rewarding their friends ami punishing their enemies in order to prolong their political life. There is no vital principle involved in the ■ aifare iu which the factions of tiie dominant party have entered. So far as the general prosperity of the country is concerned, it makes no difference whether the stalwarts or the half breeds rule in the republican camp. The light now going on is one fur tiie posses sion of spoils alone, ami no matter how it may terminate, the interests of the country Will not be advanced, but may be materially injured, for no country rail remain politically healthy that is governed by a parly whose sole ami is the aggrandizement of its leaders. These leaders stand ready to prostitute the government and sell its favors to those who will pay for them. And not only will they do tlijs, but they will bring the whole power of the administration to bear upon a promt nent member of its party to force him to obey their behests. While the extreise of such powers is an utter subversion !tf tiie priuciples of our government, it must be con ceded that it is at present, and has been for the past few years freely indulged in. . The history of the Republican party fur nishes incontestible proofs of tins fact. One department of the government is engaged in unearthing one of* the most stupenduous frauds ever perpetrated upon the people. That department, has been reeking with cor ruption for years. It has been under the con trol of men who have used the opportunities which their positions afforded them to enrich themselves and their favorites, who iu turn have paid over a part of their ill-gotten gains to be used by campaign committees to per petuate tiie power of the party that shielded them or winked at their peculations. The spoils system or systematic thieving from the government lias been carefully cultured ; in fact, it has been reduced to a science under the administrations of the Republican party. The thoroughly posted read er of the developments now being made in the Postoffice department must be struck by the evidences of the almost sublime ingenuity possessed by Brady, Dorsey et al in manipulating the grand schemes of plun dering the government in which they have been engaged. Their mode of procedure in cluded the careful attention to every detail from the filling out of a blank to the pur chase of a straw bidder. With equal facility they could procure a whitewashing report from'au investigating committee or close a President's mouth by contributing funds for bis election. They were masters of the sci ence of "Addition, Division and Silence," the three essential elements in the spoils sys tem. Again the head of another department of the general government Jias clothed himself With the attributes of a congress and is now engaged in refunding certain matured and maturing bonds of tiie United States. Disregarding all law and precedent he has become a law unto himself. Ha has, in effect, passed a refunding bill of his own, and, no matter how valuable or disastrous his act may ultimately prove to the country, the. next Congress is t ound to notice the gen'le man in a manner that may result in his im peachment and possibly in loss to tiie holders of his 31 per cents. It has been broadly in timated that the Secretary is in collusion with a syndicate of bankers in New Y'ork city who have granted him a " proprietary interest " in the $3,500,000, which sum they make in parting with their 5's and 0's for Wiudom's 3 j per cent, substitutes over and above'that which they would make by being forced to give them up under a 3 per cent, funding bill which the next Congress will undoubtedly pass as tiie last one did. Mr. Windom is not regarded in all quarters as above reproach, and how far he lias yielded to the prevailing greed for the spoils of office may not be as certained until another James succeeds him or the administration passes into the hands of the Democratic party. In the meantime this great parly, embrac ing over half the voters of the republic, stands arrayed against the warring factions of its po. litical enemy and as far as lies in its power extending its aid iu chokiog off the vampires who are sucking the life blood of the nation. It watches the fight between the stalwarts and halfbreeas with the interest with which a fam ily awakened in the dead hours of night by a burglarious invasion of its bouse would watch a deadly conflict between the burglars over the booty, forseeing that in the end justice would get its own. While the burglars fight over the spoils, democrats may contentedly look on. Our part will come in later—after the funeral. Anthrax is the name of the new cattle dis ease which lias léceutly made its appearance iu the vicinity of Omaha and Council Bluiis. It has carried off about 200 cattle. The dis ease appears to be confined to those portions of the country that have been inundated by overflowing streams. Since the waters have receded the malady is dying out, though it is supposed to be contagious. Cattle that have been kept upon high and dry lands have not been affected in any'way. MORE FRAUDS. The following from Washington, under date of the 24tli inst., reveals tiie fact that some "crooked" dealings m tiie Treasury Department are being exposed : "Develop ments in the investigation of the treasury custodian's affairs are attracting general at tention. After Secretary Windom took charge of the treasury lie was advised of the ring now being exposed. As soon as the secretary got time from the nressure of ap plieants for office and other pressing matters, a committee w as appointed with strict, in structions to make inquiry complete and sweeping* and spare nobody. Congress makes appropriations for the custodian of the treas ury, or rather for contingent expenses of the treasury, in bulk. Last, winter an effort was made to have the committee on appropria tions exchange the plan ami make specific appropriations—certain sums for carpets, fixed sums ior furniture and su on. This change was prevented by protests that such a I mode of appropriation would cripple that division. Tiie investigation will, it is stated, make more important developments. Rings have,heen operating for years, and now that exposure has begun, profits can be traced io many persons. Two years ago Assistant Sec retary Upton was informed of wrong doing and misapplication of public money by Cos todiaii Putney, but no steps were taken toward correction. It is asserted that. Upton will soon be removed, ami tiie strong fight made to keep him in position was for tiie purpose of preventing the exposure which lias now cuipe. This investigation and that of the star route service are not the only ones to be J made. The present administration intends I to search through all the departments of pub j he service to learn how the public business | is being conducted, and whether reckless, I wasteful or wrong practices exist anywhere. YV lierever any Wrong iio< s exist, it is to he exposed. RAILROAD BUILD IMG. A lew days ago the wires furnished us with what has since proved to be a very im perfect statement of the number of miles of railroads built, in the United States during the last ten or twelve years. A copy ot the Com mercial liulletin, from which the dispatch referred to was taken, is now before us and we are enabled to lay before the readers of the Mines a true statement of railroad con struction in the country. "Our last record of railroad construciou and projections was published March 30, 1880. From September, 1879. till that, date the miies constructed num bered 2,07J ; the miles projected, 12,641; total 15,012. The following is a reçois 1 from March 30, 1880, to April 1, 1881. From this data, it appears th tt the number of miles actually con structed amounts to 6,li ; >, the number of roads being 134. The number of miles pro jected amounts to 14,277, the number of roads being 182 . Thirty-seven projected roads are capitalized to the amount of $08,035,000, the total mileage being 3,894, For each mile of road there is issued, therefore, about $17,025 of capital stock. Tiie number of miies of road constructed in 1880 amounted to 6,241 • in 1870 to 4,721; in 1878 to 2,687 ; in 1877 to to 2,281.: iulS76to 2,712; in 1875 to 1,713; in 1874 to 2,105 ; in 1873 to 4.107 ; in 1872 to 5,878; in 1871 to 7,379 ; in 1870 to 0,070; in 1809 to 4,015. It thus appears that railroad construction is again reaching the magnitude it reached j ist before the great panic. More miles were built in 1871 than in any other year. There were only 23 miles in operation iu 1830; in 183 1 72 miles were constructed. The number of miles in operation in 1879 was 80,407." 1 j : A WORD TO IMMIGRANTS. A large majority of the people who come to tliis Territory arrive here with precon ceived notions in regard to the climate and the mineral, agricultural ami grazing re sources of the country which the cold facts do not in every instance justify. While a few of the Territorial newspapers are not alto-* gethcr guiltless in overestimating the really great resources of the country and have thus kindled tiie rather too lively imagination of the average immigrant, his opinion of the country has been formed iu most cases upon reports furnished him by enthusiastic friends whose partiality for the country frequently led them into unintentionally erroneous statements. The result is that many immi grants upon arriving here are sorely disap pointed, soon become discouraged and leave the Territory in disgust. To these well mean ing but misinformed people we would say a few words. The people of this Territory welcome every honest and industrious man who may come iu their midst. Having braved the dangers and suffered the privations incidental to the settlement of a new country, they have learned to sympathize witl> and are ever hospitable and generous to a stranger in the far- d. At, all times you will find them readyto help you as far as lies in their power. If you are. a farmer they will aid you in securing lauds. If you desire to engage in milling you will find those who will direct and assist you. If you desire employment it will be given to you if possible. This you may depend upon. There is no disposition entertained by tliè people of Montana to ignore, oppress or take adyantage of the worthy man seeking a home in the country. Energetic, honest men are wanted. They are wanted in our mines, workshops and ranches. They are sought for and w ill be retained when found. There is room for them and as each year develops new industries and heralds a farther advance in the prosperity of the csuutry a wider sphere is opened to them. But there are classes of people Montana has no use for nor does not want. The Indo lent and purposeless are not needed, and should they by any chance manage to get here, they are invariably shoved aside and unnoticed. The vicious and dishonest are not welcome, and lould Jj'hoy come they will find a hard road to travel. Thieves and -murderers are soon taught that tiie altitude is too great and the air too light for their health, and that frequently the altitude is in creased and the pure, clear, wholesome nioun tain air'is entirely shut off from their lungs by the aid of a rope and the nearest tree. The latter class should steer clear or Mon tana. Our people have a habit of dealing with its ineuibers that makes the country a very undesirable and uncomfortably warm place for them. Tiie faint-hearted, the idle, the vicious, the. incendiary, the robber and assassin can find neither room nor peace in Montana. Again, while Montana lias a healthy cli mate for'most people, the Italian skies and balmy, southern zep lyrs laden with the per fume of orange blossoms and fragrant tropi cal flowers, are neither seen not* ■inhaled in this latitude. Rich mines may be found in a hundred camps, hut. they were d iveloped by perseverance, bard labor, an . in many in siauees by the expenditure of. considerable sums of money. Tiie mountains are ribbed with undiscovered lodes which await the coming of the prospector to bring their hid den treasures to tiie surface. There is no royal road that leads to their discovery. 1 he pilgrim, well armed with a stout heart and willing hands, has an equal chance with the veteran prospector to unearth a bonanza. Prospecting is not unlike a game of hazard, with tiie chances iu favor of the intelligent,, persevering and industrious. Should the em igrant prefer to engage in the less hazardous, less exciting and probably surer pursuit, of agriculture, he w ill find laudsfor his employ ment and a ready market for their produce. A glance at our market reports will show that in no country does farm produce rate highc-r than in Montana. Stock raising is profitable, but money is required to make i' so. Tiie dairy business is not overdone in any part of the Territory and butter finds a ready sale at good prices every mouth in the year. Outlie whole, there is no better coun try in the union in which a poor man, if he be industrious, can sooner make a good home and a comfortable living. Iu climate, soil and varied resources, Montana stands abreast of the most favored territory. 1'he laboring man, the avtizan, tiie business man and tiie capitalist will find it. a desirabie country iu which to ply their several avocations with every chance of success under the conditio is which we have named. DOUGLASS DANGLES. And May God Have Mercy on His Soul. [Special telegram to t.ie Mine'i.1 Viboinia City, May 27th, 1884. To day John Douglass, the murderer of Mrs. Celestia Alice Earp, was hurled into eternity. For the benefit of your readers, who may have forgotten tire; particulars ot the minder, I g ve the following brief histoky ok the chime: Mrs. Earp, the murderer's victim, had been a resident of Bozeman for two years previous to the-time of the commission of the crime and had, by honest industry and toil, accu mulated a few hundred dollars. Being the widow of a soldier she \va- entitled to, and filed her claim on 160 acres of land near Flathead pass. Douglass was rec immended to her as an honest, industrious and capable man, and was employed by her to do some fencing and other woik on tiie ranch. He soou fell victim to her charms, and earnest solicitations of marriage, which lie at first made, soon became importunate demands, and finally degenerated into threats of mur der if she d id not accede to Lis demands. In order to ( ouciliate him, and gain time, she promised o marry him Distrusting and fearing him shtf mado seoi et preparations to put many niiUvi betweei them, and, » hen Llie murder was committee , she was on her way to the states. She had taken, us six; thought, an pie precaution in making lier es capo from t ie desperado, 1 aviiig hired a pri vale convey ance to take her as far as teil Bluit. Douglass, however, having a presenti meut that she would endeavor to escape him, was closely watching her movements, and soou after lier departure followed on horse back, arriving ai, lied Bluff, about toe same time as his victim, lleie he again made threats of murder, hut was finally induced to abandon his purpose, and promised to return to Bozeman the following morning. Tliis was 1 hursday, March 24th. The next morning Mrs. Earp started in ill : coach, occupying an outside seat with the driver. Between Red Blufi and Sterling, Douglass, who had re pented of his promise, ami had followed her, overtook the coach, rode by it several times, and finally, when the coach had reuassed him toi the third time, he drew a revolver and fired, the hall entering his victim's back and finding an exit just above the nipple of the breast. He then fired twice more, and as Mrs. Earp had enough life yet remaining to make a slight movement, the brute observed ■t and fired three more shots at tiie woman he claimed to have loved. She w as Lauen into Sterling, suffering agonies untold until the following Saturday afternoon, when death relieved her tortures. The murder was one ot the most brutal, unprovoked aud atrocious crimeseverconunitted within the borders of our territory-»that of killing an unoffending aud defenceless woman. the arrest and triai. After the murder Douglass rode into Ster ling, brandishing his revolver, and swearing he would shoot any man that interferred with him. Notwithstanding tlje.se' threats he was arrested by Dave O'Brien, who brought him to this place where he was confined in the conn, ty jail. Here he manifested no contrition for t ie assassination, but'seemingly exulted in hi sact. Indeed, when news reached him that she was still alive he shed tears, and only felt happy When he learned of her death. 1 i le grand jury met the following Monday and ound an Indictment again» him for murder of la i' in the first degree, and the same wee tried and 'convicted. On Monday, Judge Conger passed the following "John R. Douglas: —At the preec of tliis court, in and for the county son, aud Territory of .Montana, jurors sworn and empanelled, retun open court au Indictment, charging y willful and deliberate murder, in thi on or about the 25th day of March, the county and territory aforesaid, j with malice aforethought, kill ami one Alice Earp. On this indictment y, duly arranged and entered the plea as charged in the indictment, wht jury nt twelve good and lawful men, »■ panelled, tried and sworn, ami upoi and impartial trial of your case, the j tin ned into court a verdict, of uiurdei first degree. Have you any legal show why judgement should n >t riow 7 unced upon you ? To which the prisoner answered : nothing to say." YV hereupon the Judge continued : ('There only remains now io tiie o painful and solemn duty of passing * upon the verdict, of the jury; and tit men! ot the eourtis, that you John II. ias, ne removed hence, from this com to the jai 1 of this county, and safely k« by the sheriff, until Friday, the 27th May, A. 1). 1881, and thence bet»; hours of 10 o'clock a. >u. and 2 o'eloc of said day, to the place of execute there bo hanged by the neck until dead.'i Douglass was much agitated w sentence was being pronounced, am conclusion fell tremblingly into covered his face, with his bauds, nerved. cl ' ' 'h AFTV.R THE SENTENCE Douglass tried the insanity dodge, b«t worked it up iu any sort of shape. 1 x-ommem eu to tell every one how hi fordea'h: how anxious he was to le vale of tears, where all was but trii tribulations; how anxious lie waste on the other shore, and had the usual oils experience of condemned mui Then he told the jailer of the terrible ness that he felt, and begged that l.e have a clock iu the cell as » eompanio kind hearted sheriff placed a small oui cell, and Douglass showed all the grate devnied feelings of a dog. It was ; covered, however, that the prisoner stracted about ten Inches of tlie main with the manifest intention ofobtai tools requisite to escaping. He was finely ironed, and the irons were moved until to-day, when he wasbrou to THE KXKOl TJO.N. A few minutes before twelve o'clocli iff l'l iluer brought the prisoner intot yard, who, with a firm step, ascend scaffold, apparently as cool and nneor, as any of t he 'spectators. Sheriff Plata read the death warrant, and then i tonglass it lie wished to make any stai lie replied that lie had nothing at all Iiis hands aud feet were then secure! and the black cap was adjusted. Rev. ■Shannon then offered a priver for mercy, and promptly at twelve o'eii drop fell. The fall broke h:s neck, five minutes Dra. Y'ager and Smi nounced life exLiuct. lie dangled in another fif oen minutes», after which cut down. His demeanor throughout tire proceedings showed a remarkabl possession and coolness. This is toll deren! at, as his actions during the pas sentence did not indicate a man of and people here were much surprise exhibition of "sand." Besides the physicians, clergyman and jury only •spectators were present Revalations Promised. '* t he Times' Albauy special say3 : Cornell declare himself a candidate withdraw from Conkling and the Adiu tiou people would present aloopholeof The halfbreeds do not like him any ti but to beat Conkling they would com) on tiie devil aud help make him Uniiei Senator. What makes Cornell spicia live is the prominence given Arthur, is a fued between them of long standi personally very bitter, which is liable l out any minute among machine leader Sters, truculent followers, and when ilieir movement in imminent danger of will not, hesitate to uushealh tiff" Arthur with the restlestnees of a Conkling is credited with being abou some horrible things about his party, the most sensational chapters in Col late passes will, it is said, lie a true an able history of the manner iu which II idency was stolen from Tilden and gi llayes. Blaine and Hatfield are to t upas arch conspirators. When Conkli evidence on them it will be seen ilia carried the jimmy and drill and tiie dy and they botli together committed the ty. When Conkling publishes to the the history he has been knowing years, the Administration will go up flame, fhen the destruction will be The next chapter wili be devoted tot of proving that the Administration •itself to the monopoly and that Carfie Blaine have declared war on nearly senators in obedience to the behest Could and Ins followers." Mr. Wormer put up and burned kiln of eight or ten thousand brick, la; as a teg*. He had brick from seven i kinds of dirt, most of which burned \ one quality proved to be very super makes a brick that does not crack, therefore moved to the vicinity of dirt. This is about one-fourth of a tl.er off and is situated on the Butterfit laud. A large yard lias therefore been off at the new location, and men are making ready to put up an extensive dwelling is also being erected, and warranted in assuring the public that is not far distant when brick can he any quantity at Helena prices, or lei ready the brick flue ora has been ina and all theuwclliogs being put up n supplied With brick fines, and those w dwellings already completed aretaklu stove pipes, water-joints, etc., and flues ot brick.— Husbandman. A flying level was tun yesterday b Rolfe and Dexter to ascertain the the river from the rapids near Rons and to Murphy's ranch. Ilie difie revel was found to be about eleven fie understand that Mr. Dexter has beei respondence with eastern capitalists ence to the feasibility of establishing ing mill below town, and conducting an undergiouud flume having suflicie to run a turbine Jwheel.— River- Pre. 1; pul