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ÂiDAÏ\ NOVEMBER 15,1881. From Tueedar's Daily. ( 1 « daughter, agod 5 yeara, of Mr. U. M. Smith, was imrte l yester uo Dillon Tribune explain who with hia fathers," what he did it h»t it mcana at the head i-f a uiis coluuin. of tlie Workingmen'» Dancing be Ueld to-iuorrow night ai old ip lara' Hall, at 7:30o'clock. There [y regular members already, and the i, rapidly increasing. Tuttle ia expected in Butte the latter week. He will hold dedication lM t Sunday, Nov. 13, lu the new Church, and the occasion is looked until much interest. U Water Company were busily at day extending the trench for its »ater mains down Main street hill, «it time the reservoirs are beiug by fires on the inside and so pre lie speedy introduction of the Y ei let fluid. fliers at work on the Caplice build nck lor higher wages. Tüey giving $5.50 and $0 per day Iroru e contractor, and now strike for $7 It is understood that the advance refused, and that other workmen rocured from Salt Lake City, so that may go on without delay, it wonderful that the freight ship Uutte alone'this season exceeded all the rest of the Territory last sea mi tuner of mining men and saw-mill Btautly buying new machiuery is istounding. Mr. James lteusbaw's I co.tly stock is diminished by orders y as it is increased by fiesb ship om the East. ew saw mill, lathing machine and util lor Diehl's saw mill at Divide ™:ted daily. Mr. Diehl reports that tave it all in place and fairly at work dsys. The railroad grading between Silver Bow will be doue now in a o, and large quantities of lb s are ;en out and hauled to tbe track from iai Diehl's mill. to the sad experience of one of their sow iu the East, the members of the Club are respectfully advised not io tails ol their new dress coats made A dress coat is likened to game in ect that it should be hung up a oay efore being used, but one cannot be cuiar in either case that the most nostril should not be offended, was a meeting of tlie School Board at 8 o'clock. Karly iu the afler was freely reported on the stieets new school building lwd been aban tiie workmen as nusafe, and that dation wall had cracked, and tlie of tlie building had bulged out Sev 1 I-, meeting last night a request was writing to Mr. Julian Smith to meet minilt je consisting of Messrs. K. C. H. Harper and W. C. Liuiugton, lone o'clock, to select a fifth member, a report .0 the school trustees and From 'Wednesday's Daily ikearsal for Esther will take place ing in Caplice hall, iuess meeting ot the Bullion Club last night at the office of the Clerk order. 'till. Saunders confirms the report cli ore body running from $00 to $73 ias recently been struck in the Unly mine. iheridan mine is looking as well as d gives prospects more and more en g as the shaft descends, borne very was found iu it last Friday and Sal already mentioned in the Miner. urprise party given to Miss Minnie nd Miss Lizzie Jacobs last Monday at tlie residence of Mr. and Mrs. acobs, was a very enjoyable affair. . , ... -, i bpeck and Messrs. Dusseau and ! furnished the music. ay before he left Butte Mr. VV. II. received a letter from Mr. Edward rmerly of Silver Iteef, iu which the ntleaian »poke in terms of the warm- l «[«•Bendation of the efficiency and value j keel'. owlaod Pulverizer as illustrated at j ■agnon ease has been finally subniit « Supreme Court of l lie United tiiates oral and written arguments. By tlie ® routine of that Court the papers in will now be handed over to some ie Judges, who will consider them I reaches the case in its numerical or will render a decision—in a month From Thursday'« Daily, til and the School Trustees had a last uight. )ou bought your excursion ticket? chool house question is beiug freely d. •oer work in Butte has been procres "»ely for the past few days. The open dker »till holds out. '? Tuttle is expected in Butte next • Laat Sunday he consecrated St. church at Helena. believed that the session of the Dis ert, low being held by Judge Wade, ua, will last till the holidays, length of the Utah * Northern branch 'Hon to the National Park, by way of 'City, is estimated at 130 miles. "er offender against that same much city ordinance was very properly fined »sis yesterday m the Police Court. Is It not time that the hands of justice he upheld, and the per alties and processes of our Municipal Court be made mere strict? Messrs. Curtis & Andrleux Inform us that several heavy transfers of real estate on Main and Park streets were made yesterday. The members of the Catholic Church in Walkerville would do well to read the card of Father Dois published iu another columu. Two discontented wretches endeavored night before last to vent tbeir ill humor on their fellow men, and pleading guilty, were fined eacli five dollars and coals yesterday in the Police Court. An ordinance was offered in Council last night relative to the appointment ol a city fire warden, and the regular inspection of chimneys, stove-pipes and boilers within the city limits at staled intervals. The Utah & Northern brought to Ogden Sunday, from Melrose, four cars of bullion; from Beaver Canyon, three cars of lumber; from. Logan, two cars of potatoes; from Pleasant Valley, two cars of lumber. About seven o'clock last night a man pass ing Bonner's store on Main street nabbed a pair of shoes, and was walking quietly oil wlieu spied by Mr. Hennessy and seized in the act. The culprit rested in the coolerlasl night. A crank was carried by the miner oibce to jail last night about liali-past nine o'clock, with an attendance of policemen and wonder ing spectators. We say wondering, tor the reason that the crank's appalling entreaties that somebody would kill him were enough to attract the attention of a paialyzed whisky bioat. He had been having a fit—and sev eral drinks. THE SCHOOL, TRUSTEES. Meeting Last Night in Regular Session. Tlie school trustees mot last night in the rear of Gilbert & Tyler's store, and considered the report of the committee of five on the new building. After dis cussion it was unanimously fgreed to accept and adhere to the report of the committee. It was also agreed that any arrangement the contractors might make with this committee of five would lie acceptable to the school trustees. The report of the committee was as follows : Butte, Mont., Nov. 8, 1881. 'Jo the Board of'Trustees tichtol llistriet So. One : We, your committee on examination of tbe addition to the pressât school building beg leave to repoit after careful examination ws have decided that 1 m, It ie impossible to make a »afe building with the maieiial com posing the present »Lone wall, and that it can lot be made a substantial building with that wall under it in its present shape. 2nd. YVn would suggest that if liie contrac ora will at Ibei" own risk undertake to replace the stone work without tearing down tlie brick, this committee can sea no impropriety iu granting them that priviledge. We would suggest the necessity of making the walls six inches thick er than they now are. (Signed) Jas. H. Harper, Daniel Dwyer, K. C. Knox, VV. C. Lixington, Jl'LI AN SMITH. It was resolved that "further proposals for removing the old log school house to Meaderville would be accepted, and that it would he unsafe to open any school in tlie enclosure as long as the brick build ing was in its present condition. One member of tlie Board said that persons who hud been in the habit of passing daily through the school lot, as a short cut, had ceased doing so since the com mittee's report hud become known. Present—Messrs. Smith, McMurphy, Reimel, Clerk Gilbert, Contractor Buck and Professor Hassell. . .... , , upon by Mr. Emppenberg, the General ! "J'"" 3 re s HEOLA CON. CO. OF GLENDALE Declarres Its Fifth Monthly Divi dend. The Hecla Con. Mining Co. paid its fifth monthly dividend November 1st, of one per cent., or $15,000, making a total since July 1st tills year of dividends paid *75,000. A large cash reserve is carried by the treasurer of the company, ilrs cours» being insisted Manager Oetooer was a bad month for tlie Hecla Co.; the weather made it nearly impossible for tbe teams to keep the smelter supplied with ore. »ne furnace had lo he closed down l loftliemönth) Ml|ie mulï ou , ötl could j o]iJy avel . ag , ; > u ton3 of ,„. e ,(a.ily, when 50 to j f . y ums were Murphy, Neel & Co., the contractors, iiave added more teams to the present force, and will now be able to k«ep both furnaces running all the winter, which the-Compauy mean to do if in llieir power. The mines of this company at Lion Ci'y ar» looking better now than they did last De cember, and Supt Parfec says he can iurnisli all the ore the smelter calls for. STRUCK IT RICH. Jack Meyer a Millionaire. From a private letter received yesterday by a gentleman in this Fly we learn that Mr. John II. Meyer, formerly well known iu Bulle, ha» struck a bonanza in Chihuahua, Mexico. He is now working one of tbe richest mines in that oountiy in conjunction with Hon Ex-Boss Sheppard, of Washington fame, and it is said that their property is worth at a low estimate five million dollars. The valuation claimed By the owuers them selves is double ibis figure There can be no doubt that his old friends and acquaintances in Butte will rejoice to heat of Meyer's good luck. ______ The public have but a few days longer to see the wonderful Mastodon which Dr. Lo zier 1» now exhibiting on Broadway. The doctor expects to leave for the East at an early day, where P is expected hese marvel ous rehti of a by-gone age will excite much interest. and izer. this idea the by tlie tlie ed the the fed and it and the 20 to of Prom Tuesday's Dally THE PULVERIZER TRIUMPHANT! Paralyzing the Hardest Ores as Well as Its Detractors. Destined Probably to Supersede Stamps—Realizing the Expec tations of Its Friends. , is Two yean ago a child was born into the mechanical world which will probably revo lutionize the crushing of ores, and make a name as well as a fortune for its creator. On January 18,1881, the child was christened and its name was called tlie Rowland Pulver izer. Strange as it may seem tlie patent on this remarkable quartz mill was granted as re cently as the first of the current year, and tlie idea itself was conceived aud carried into ex ecution only two years ago. The success of the pulverizer in Butte lias never been doubted by the Miner, and has been c in tended for by many skilful mechanics and by Mr. W. E. Hall, who has had charge of tlie mill recently operated so successfully at tlie Magna Charta works. Since reconstruct ed by Mr. Howland, ilie patentee, and fed with water from below, through the spout intended for that purpose, the pulverizer at the Magna Charta works lias been run with the most perfect ease, and with the most gratifying results. The ore was carted in from the dump, hard and soft at! alike, was fed through the rock breaker into the mill, and was completely and successfully pulver ized, without any picking or roasting, so that it easily passed through a forty mesh screen, and thence lo the amalgamating tubs. Tlie capacity of the mill as demonstrated during the time it was run—fiom 9 o'clock Sunday morning until U o'clock last evening—was 20 tous in 24 hours, or in other words, .lie equivalent of a twenty-stamp mill, at oue tliird of the cost of tlie machinery and with one-third the expense in fuel and labor. The operation is surprisingly simple aud is easily understood. Tbe ore is taken tresli from the mine, aud one man feeds it to tbe Challenge Crusher, through which it passes to tlie mil), which is worked by a ten lioise power engine,and pul verizes the crushed ore simply by skillful ap plication of centrifugal force. Twelve cast iron rolls move freely side by side around the exterior of tlie Muller Plate, grinding the ore to powder as it is hurled be tween them by the centrifugal force. The machine revolves rapidly, making from 175 to 200 revolutions per minute, using a barrel of water—which is forced up from beneath the millier piste and fails over the roils f.om above—and passing the powdered ore through screens, 40 or 50 mesh as desirable—along with tlie current of water. So far only tbe labor n< one man is needed, and when it is considered by a very sim ple process tlie same water which con ducts tlie pulverized ore into the settling vats is then reconducted through the mill, its completeness is wonderful. Tueucetoiward the process now used at the Magna Chan a is the ordinary dry crushing process. The simplicity and perfec tion of Mr. Howland's method is illustrated by the fact that, although the mill uses aba' rel of water a minute, sixty barrels suffice for its continuous operation, as by an ingenious system of cups revolving over a wheel the same water is conducted from tlie settling vats Ua«k into tlie lank from which it is led to tlie mill. The same finished severity of de tail characterizes the entire process. But only a practical test and personal examina tion will enable one to realize the great re sults obtained with so much ease. Let us look at tlie facts: One of the Howland pul rerizers lias been running iu Brooklyn, New Y'oik, :or nearly two years, and is now iuop eratiou. This mill dispenses with costly mills, i!o*s awxy with roasting cylinders and their cumberous accompaniments, supersedes stamps, aud with all this, costs complete—for silver ores—only *8,500, loaded on the ears and for gold ores only about $4.500. The cost of a twenty-stamp silver mill, which does as much work as-the pulverizer at an ex pense two-thirds greater, is $22 000 at Lire foundry. The s amp mill requires at least s'x or eight cor,Is of wood per day as fuel; tlie pulverizer can use only from two to three. The stamp mill requires—it the rock is broken at the mill—four men, two feeders, a lock I reaker and an amalgamator while the Howland mi 1 o ly necessitates ills labor of two at most. Fifty or sixty of these pulverizers have come into successful use during its short career, and there has never been a serious complaint from any other. Tile experience ol tlie last two t.'ays shows that the principal difficulty with the one in use a'- the Magna Charta was the faulty man ner iu which it was put up, for which, ot course, the efficient gentlemen who h ve bad charge of its operation are not responsible. As to expense, the stamp mill weighs 40,000 pounds, while the pulverizer weighs only 7,000 pounds. In the Uowlaud mill the quicksilver can he used rigilt in the mill it self, as is done with tlie one recently set up at Black 1'ine, Idaho. Tlie cost of tbe erec tion of the buildiugs. furnaces, etc., and ot tlie mill, boilers, e> gine aud all at Buck I'ine was only $20,000. liiere is nut a single key or holt inside ti e pulverizer, nothing which can break or wear away, except the cast-iron rollers, which weigh about sixty pounds each and can he manufactured at any foundry and replaced with perfect ease. By th " ........ the no of to the is » use"of "thé" Howland' pulverizer and j riilles on the Comstock lead, *180 per ton j was saved by eoneeniralloii fronMlie waste j alone from tlie stamp mill. There is no doubt that this great invention will eventual ly revolutionize quartz crushing and will put it into the power of poor men to develop and reduce their own.ores. Owsley Billiard Hall. Mr. Milott Informs us that his new billiard saloon will be fairly opened and ready for | business in Owsley Hall about the 25th day of November. Sixteen-brand new Bruns wick & Balke tables were shipped from Chi cago on the 5th instant, and will bo here prob ably in ample time for tbe opening, week after next. i Frrom Tuesday's Daily. THE U. to N. DEPOT Definitely Located Near Lower Main Street. As stated in the Miner a day or two since, the site for the Butte depot of the U. <fc N. road lia» been selected aud arrangements made for Its speedy construction. AH diffi culties have been overcome, aud there can be no longer a doubt in the mind of any citizen of tills city that, the depot will not only lie sp-edily built, but wilt be situated, as before mentioned, at a point on tlie east side of lower Main street, convenient to the busi ness portion of the city and easily acces'ible to travel. The final formalities will bn gone through wilh this morning, but tlie arrange ments themselves were perfected last night, and there is no possibility of any further de lay. Yo captious objection or carping cntl • cism has been able to thwart the entrance of the Utah & Northern, or the selection ot * convenient and advantageous depot site.' THE WABASH. Her Works in Operation Yesterday. Some account of tbe new machiuery aud buildings at the Wabash mine was given in the Miner of iast Sunday. In that state ment it appeared that the vein was ouly two and a half feet thick at the depth of 65 feet, whereas In realty it is three teet thick, and quite as rieh as stated. Y'esterday for tlie first time since the foundation of tlie camp, the sound ot the steam whistle was heard from hoisting works north of the Alice. Toe new machinery worked with gratifying regu larity aud first-class results. Some very fine ore was taken out yesterday, and as the shift is sunk there is every indication of the con tinuity and increasing volume of tlie rich vein which has been followed down from the surface. It is not at all unlikely that the » abash will soon be the scene of fresh tri umphs for the Howland Pulverizer. TIN DISCOVERY. Bitter Root Correspondence. Special to the Butte Daily Miner. Stevbnsvillk, M. T., Nov. 4, 18S1. It is reported here to-day that tin has been discovered nine miles north of here. I was shown some of the rock, which shows twelve different colors. I am assured that even if the ore turns out of no, value the owner can make a torture selling specimens. Morris and Preece, the Indian killers, are awaiting the meeting ot the Grand Jury, which sits next Monday. Five indictments have been found against Morris aud three »gainst Preece. We are having the most elegant weather for November. More Anon. Railroad Items. A prominent Butte banker received a letter a day or two ago from President Villard, of the Northern Pacific, regretting his inability to accept the writer's invitation that he should make a visit to Butte at this time. The same gentleman has also written to Vice-President Oakes urging tlie necessity of through freight and passenger transportation over a trunk line eastward, through this portion of tlie Territory. There can be no doubt that the Chicago & Northwestern or some competing cotemporary will build a trunk line into Butte at no distant nay, if the Northern Pa cific does not make arrangements to accoin mo late the rapidly increasing shipments and travel iu that direction. all an on S. THE NEW CHICAGO TRAGEDY. Condition of Young Errich Last Night. From one of the attending physicians we learued last evening that young Errich's con dition had not been quite so comfortable for the (iast twenty-four hours. There had been more local inflammation of the wound and some blood had been passed from the blad der, indicative of internal lesion of the kid ney or intestines. Altogether, we are sorry Lu say, tbe case is not now as favorable as it has been. Another Foot Race. Sunday uight East Broadway was ttie scene of a wild scramble for a hex of stogies, which may or may not have been a burlesque on the abortive afiair of tlie ulVeruoou. A prominent Main street merchant ami an em issary ol the Miner ran for a square— ami a box of cigars—in a fashion that would have made angels weep, and amused an interested' audience of three observers. The Miner came out ahead, but we seriously objecl to tlie victur flaunting his spoils under our noses. " Y ou may break, you may empty the box of cigars if you will, but tlie scent of those stogies will linger here still." The Sunday Race. There are conflicting rumors as lo the rea sons why the race between McCoinb and Peck did not come off last Sunday. Certain it is, however, whatever tbe reason may have j been, that no running was done, aud that Mc j (joiulv left Sunday mgi.t for California. One j rC p OI . t j s t ^ al ^ disgusted at not having more money put up on him, and another is that the stakes were forfeited in order to save considerable sums of money which had been put up on the outside, all of which outside bets were declared off. A quiet interlude iu the accustomed sport | 0 f a Main Btreet saloon was selected yester day morning by two blood-thirsty but de termined gentlemen as a fitting opportunity to settle a mysterious dispute. So they waltzed into tbe back area, pulled off their coats, bloodied each other's noses and black i ened each other's eyes ad libitum. From Wflcmendar's Daily.l FUN WITH THE BOY8. Large and Attentive Audiences in the Police Court. Tbe city marshal, policemen, night patrol men, prosecuting attorney and police judge all have the headache from overwork. Since Saturday evening, at 6 o'clock, they have been indulging in a giddy round of dissipa tion which can only end in one way, and must sooner or later land them iu the police court. There were fourteen heavy weight fights, three skirmishes, two biting melees, and several other gentle encounters between tbe boys and their natural protectors and guardians—the police—which latter may be thrown in for good measure, it is utterly useless to attempt to give the lime, place or details of any of these encounters. There wasn't any time or any place for forty-eight hours which did not gather its bloody laurels. One man whose cbeex-bones were skilfully enlarged and delicately blackened by tlie hand of a fellow man, was mlstakeu for an elk and shot at on 'ower Main street. He was a fearfully beaten up parodr oil God.'s haudiwork, aud was as horny-beaded as bis am agonist had been horny-fisted. They were both fined on Monday, hut this was noth ing. -Saturday evening a Main street saloon, which was the scene of the conflict between the horny-handed aud horny-headed, wit nessed a daring attack on three defenceless policemen, whose assailants were fined yes terday, pleading guilty of resistance officers. Again the outraged ordinat.ee was vindicated, and avother victim fined $5 ad costs. But the most interesting part of Tuesday's enter tainment was a cirrus held in a private room on Park street^ just west of Main, in which nobody was found guiity, aud everybody bad counsel. Hon. Samuel Syllable appeared for tlie great American joaher, Hon. Patriccio Skill for Piano Georgia, while Hon. Judge La Shield sat by as a friend of tbe-court. After consuming about two houraofthe court's time, and au interchange of the cour tesies of the season between counsel, Hon. S. Syllable's client was declared free. Court then adjourned amidst wild applause. THE NEW SCHOOL BUILDING Condemned by the Committee. At a meeting held last night at the old school house the committee appointed Moi day met with Mr. Gilbert, the clerk of the "4oard of Trustees of School District No. 1, and Mr. Buck, tlie contractor. They report ed that in their judgment the new building was unsale, that the material used in the construction of the stone foundation wall under it was faulty, and tlie construction of the wall itself defective. That they recom mend one or the other of two things, viz.: either the walls themselves must come down and be rebuilt, or the foundation wall must be removed—leaving tliq brick superstructure standing—and rebuilt with better materials six or eight inches thicker, if the trustees were willing to accept a guaranty from the contractors that this could be done. While the committee did not recommend or advise the latter course, it was evident that they were unanimous in their opinion that the wall as it now stands is utterly uutrust worthy. They did not place the blame on the contractors alone, nor on the builder, Mr. Rowan, nor on the trustees. The general opinion seemed to be that the latter were, however, seriously negligent iu allowing the work to be done in such a way that they could not afterwards accept it conscientiously, This they seem to have doue. The First National Bank: of Butte. Messrs. Knight and Dabier have already received check books, counterchecks aud let ter-heads bearing the superscription of Butte's first National Bank. The regular books of the bank were expected to arrive tiiis morning from Helena, aud are a very baudsome set, consisting of some twelve or fourteen volumes. The proper name of each ot the series ia as follows: Deposits Received Register, Deposits Paid Register, Cash Book, General Ledger Balance Book, Individual Ledger, Individual Ledger Balance Book, Certificate of Deposit Register, Exchange Record, Bill or Collection Record, Bills Dis counted Register, Discount Record. As may be inferred this set of books is very complete and was gotten up in bandsome style by Morris Bros., of Helena. There are several subordinate books iu this set, tbe names of which have not been mentioned. ly iu to up in ed ly in to The City Sidewalks. There is reason to believe that there will be a meeting of the City Fathers to-night, at which there is a probability that the question of putting crossings and leveling sidewalks will come up for consideration as usual. It is fervently hoped that some unusual action will be takeu. It has been vaguely suggested to tlie mayor that several men were lost iu the mud at the lower end of Main street last week, aud that their bodies have not yet come to the surface, it is expected that a commit tee will he appointed to-night to investigate the question. Thirty-nine petitions will be presented—we are informed on reputable au thority—praying lor a redress of grievances, and a return of lost overshoes. Several citi zens are much alarmed for fear some step may be taken which will destroy tlie ancient order of tilings, and tear up the existing side walks (?) The Miners' Hospital. Frank Chcesmau was admitted on Mon day evening, suffering from pueumonia. Ed ward Hale, who was mentioned in the last report as laid up with a broken leg, lias been discharged as cured.« The general condition of the rest of tlie patients is much tlie same as at tlie time of the last regular report. Young Ehrics. The condition of this young man, the un fortunate victim of the New Chicago tragedy , was unchanged last evening, binifc Sunday night the aspect of the case has been about the same, and as mentioned in the Miner of yesterday morning. M. Max, Esq., representing one of the largest diamond houses in New York, ar rived in Butte yesterday morning. From Wednesday's Daily. A DA8TARDLY DEED. Oollins Struck From Behind. Flight of His Assailant. Last Sunday night one of the most coward ly deeds ever known In a mining camp was done iu this city in a Main street saloon. Already Its results have proved serijusly threatening to the life of one man and have caused tbe sudden flight of another. No mau can tell now wiiat llie end will be, but there is aud can be but one opinion as to the facts of the matter. A game of billiards was iu progress in a Main street saloon. A young man, well esteemed among bis friends and acquaintances in this community, named Collins, was a spectator of the game. A young boy, known as "Kid," who has unfor tunately for all concerned frequented the Main street saloons, sat down in Collins' seat when the latter stepped down for a moment to make a bet. On being requested to give up the seat the Kid became very abusive, and slapped at Collins, who told him if he was a man he would not stand such language from him. At this point McGregor, the principal in the tragedy which ensued, stepped up and applied a most offensive epithet to Collins, asking him if he had a mortgage on that seat. Collins, as any man would have done, knock ed McGregor down and then the police came n, arrested both Collins and McGregor, and put them under bonds to appear Monday morning before Judge Wilcox. Every one seemed to think this the end of the matter, except McGregor, and one or two of bis friends who subsequently it is believed aided him in bis cowardly revenge. Collins strolled out of the billiard hall, and some three quar ters of an hour afterwards saw McGregor in another saloon lower dow n the street. As he fooked at McGregor the latter seemed to avoid him, but a few minutes afterwards, as Collins was standing near the end of tbe bar, suspecting nothing, McGregor came stealthi ly up behind him, dealt him a terrible blow in be back oftbe bead with what is supposed to have been a half brick wrapped in a hand kerchief, struck him aga'n with the same dev ilish weapon as he turned to face liis foe, and then grappled with him, and chewed his thumb iu a most fiendish and brutal way. Of course they were separated, but it is the inevitable inference that murder was intended. It is known that one of Mc Gregor's friends lent him tlie handkeicbief, and that auother held the door while the murderous work was being done. McGregor was then again arrested, and released on the verbal recognizance of two Main street saloon keepers in the sum of $100. Collins was taken to his home, where he now lies iu a critical condition, though somewhat better last night. When it became known that Mc Gregor intended flight he was arrested by two of our vigilant policemen about 1 o'clock yes terday morning and taken before Judge Wil cox. The Judge ordered his discharge, and some two hours afterward he left Butte and is now a fugitive from justice. It does seem that in such cases as this greater and different bonds should be required before a man ac cused of so grave a crime, committed while he was under arrest , 9hould be allowed bis freedom. It the one hundred dollar bond is paid that would be but a poor recompense lo outraged justice and the injured man. Is a man 's life to be valued at such a paltry sum as this? It may be stated that the sympathies of all who know the facts, Iucludiug the poiicemeu —whose conduct in this matter can not be too highly praised—are with Collins, and that every effort will be made now—though so late in tbe day—to bring his cowardly assailant to justice. , A Bear River Whirlwind. New Chicago has its tdasting sprees in which half a dozen men are hurled through the ambient aether without a murmur or a scratch, Helena has its social tempests— brewed in a teapot perhaps—Silver Bow has its railroad, and Butte has its constant suc cession of rich strikes of gold and silver Shall Bear Town be without its excitement? Nay, quoth a worthy leader of the White Liou Club, Heaven and the law forbid. I came up from Bear Town yesterday audthink niyself extremely lucky to get eff with whole bones. Michael Moriarity's kitten gut into a frolicsome mood about three o'clock in the afternoon and commenced chasing her tail iu the hack yard. It was a calm, still night—I mean day, and there was not a breath ol' air stirring wlieu that kitten be"au her diabolical orgies. But Bear Town is such a quiet place aud so unused to outbreaks of any sort that in less than five minutes that kitten stirred up the worst whirlwind you ev er did see. It began with the shavings in the back yard, and the faster that kitten chased ber tail the worse that whirlwind grew, until finally it obscured the sun, devastated the face of the earth and set me to praying, for 1 thought tlie judgment day had come sure. When things quieted down some I found my favorite bucking broncho hung over the fence as meek as a lamb and evidently meditating on the futility of human affairs. Y'ou See, Exeunt oinnes. Presbyterians in Helena. A meeting of the Presbyterian congrega tion, held on Thursday evening, considered and passed upon the matter of the pastorate of the church. The attendance was large, and Rev. W. B. Reed, supplying the pulpit for the past twe mouths, was by unanimous vote chosen pastor, and his salary increased from *1,800 to *2,000 per annum. The Her ald has referred to Rev. Mr. Reed's ministra tions before. He is one of the ablest minis ters who has occupied the Presbyterian pul pit, and his discourses are the subject of much favorable comment, from the congrega tion. Mr. Reed is pleasantly domiciled with wife and little ones, aud the church is now secure in his services for at least a year to come.— Herald, November 5.