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I 93 % t-ï *4 s c Volume 7. Helena, Montana, Thursday, April 24, 1873. No. 22 TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION TERMS FOR TUE DAILY HERALD. Subscriber*, delivered by Carrier, per month, ST. 00 BT MAIL. on« copy one month............... „ .............J3 00 One copy ihrt* months......................... 6 00 On« copy aix months............................ 1Î 00 On« copy one year............................... n 00 TERMS FOR THE WEEKLY HERALD. One year............................... $6 00 tfx months.............................. 4 00 Three month*....................................2 50 THE WEEKLY HERALD rrnusHxn every Thursday morning. W. FISK.* J. FISK, f FISK BROS., Publishers I.ooli out for the Horse Disease. It appears from the following, taken from îe Enterprise, Virginia, Nevada, that man is abject to the epizootic in a modified form wherever it prevails. Although the disease in this climate is of the mildest type and weakens the animals attacked but little, a proper precaution in handling them should be observed : "Quite a number of well known citizens cf this place who have been obliged to be much among horses sick of the epizootic, have contracted it in a somewhat modified form. Col. Abe Edgington had the roughest time with it, and was for some days confined t.o his bed. Frank F. Osbiston bad it pretty bad and. has not entirely recovered. Mr. Crosby, of the firm of Breed & Crosby, has had a touch of it. Johnny Hereford is now T suffering from it. Even physicians are not exempt, as Dr. Bronson had a slight attack of it. Besides the persons named, w'C have heard of many others who have had the dis ease more or Jess severely. In the case of human beings, the cough and great soreness of the lungs and throat are the most distress ing features, though most of the other symp toms are generally to be traced. Most of the persons w r e have mentioned are superintend ents of mines and mills, and persons obliged to have to do with horses, but some have been covnpunumg c-jnij/umis ur me uisuase who have not handled horses, sick or well. Human patients are given cough medicines, quinine and similar drugs—they would doubtless ob ject to having brimstone burned under their noses, or lard and gunpow'der crammed into their ears/' The ^Medicated Towel." The Patent office has recently issued papers to a California lady, the invention consisting in rather a novel method of applying medi cine externally, for the benefit of a certain class of patients, by means of a specially adapted towel. This towel is used for dry ing the person after bathing, and it is claimed, is medicated with such substances and by such a process that it will arrest con tagious diseases, paralysis and local affec tions, while it imparts at the same time a healthy action and glow to the skin and frees it from bad humor. A towel prepared in the manner specified in this patent will, it is said, retain its medical virtues effectively during two months' use, when the process of medica tion has to he repeated. Tin' business prospects for the coming sea of a in Tin' business prospects for the coming sea son in Utah are better than any time since the settlement of the Territory. TheSaltLsike Endowment says: "In addition to mining operations, several other enterprises of a pub lic nature arc projected, which will contrib ute largely to the general prosperity ; among which are the construction of three or four narrow-gauge railroads, connecting the Utah Southern Railroad with several of the most Important mining camps ; also one leading from the city via Tooele, Stockton, Opliir, ('amp Floyd and other points to Pioche. The "ire edge of our big excitement has by a re *ctionary movement been worn off, and from Hds time henceforward, a healthier condition °f things is assured. The cry of the Church press, that threatened unfriendly legislation toward the Mormons has affected and wdll continue to affect the mining interests of the Territory, by discouraging foreign invest ments, iias no foundation whatever. The temporary stagnation has been produced by tangible and very common- causes, and no •me need be afraid to invest his capital in I tab mines by reason of any such such bug dear. These are unglossed facts, from which :i prosperous season in 1873 can be readily deduced." England's pretended devotion to the cos mopolitan doctrine of the free trade extrem es seems, after all, to be governed by selfish considerations. The high and increasing pnee of coal has added largely to the cost of living and the expense of carrying on manu What shall be done? Tempted by tocir cupidity, the unpatriotic Englishmen 'I 10 <nvn mines are selling their coals w'here 1( y can get the most for them, and free , .w* them, , c f) lA*iis up a tine market tor them with « "k count, ies. This is the way it should "ik, say the disciples of Mill an Bastiat. nrn W 00111(18 the announcement that, at the c^ent rate of consumption, Englishmen will compelled to import coal to warm their ls with the next tw'enty-five years,'and 1IV,B "* gans clamor for an Free trade is an ex ,lie public organs clartior for an export duty upon coal. " cl,ent thing—in the a abstract. Josh Billis (he sea isos says: "Mackrel inhabit generally ; but those which inhabit had?^» 7. alv t' U9 taste lo as though they on salt. They want a deal wavs nH ,Ung V efo T ro they're eat'n, and al l ! Plenty of the othiT^ rekfast ' I kin generally make c olber two meals out of water. 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 50 FOSTER'S FATE, How it Affected Other Tombs' Prison ers—Stokes, Train, Simmons and ■ Scannet* T From the New York Graphic, March 21. The execution of Foster does not affect Stokes. He is as happy and light as the writer has ever seen him. When the w'riter asked him if the Govern or's action in Foster's case affected him, he said: "No, not in the slightest. I never expect, nor would I take anything from the Governor but a free pardon. I would rather die than go out of here to be imprisoned." "Wliat are your hopes based on now ?' asked the writer. "On a new T trial, and I shall surely have it. Two jurymen said, before they got on the last jury, that they would try aud get ou the jury, and hang mt. We have the affidavits to prove it My counsel here made out a list of not two, but fifty-two executions, and am informed by the best legal talent in the country that another trial will surety be g ranted to me. It cannot be avoided without reaking all law, and outraging all pre cedents." "Who concurs with you in this belief ?" "YVhy, hundreds of people w ho write me every day—and here I have just received a note from George Francis Train, who always sees things about twenty years ahead of other people, and he says—well, you can read it." "Suppose we print it in the Daily Graphic?'' "All right; but first tell the reader that this is au impromtu note, in answer to one from me, asking him if he would give me a copy of the telegram which he sent Dix, relative to Foster." Then Stokes handed us the letter. E. S. Stokes: Certainty, this is the telegram : To Major General Dix , Albany : If this judicial murder is committed outlie brutal demands of the New York Herald, I make the prediction that yon will die a natural death before the end of the year. George Francis Train. Of unsound mind, though harmless* * "P. S.—The gallow's does not punish Foster, only his family, his connections and friends. Breaking stone at Sing Sing w ould be punishment. Did you hear Foster's wife shriek last night as she fell fainting on the floor? Slioli flpvr^ir}*.,-——*— * -4*onrl ance. so characteristic m true woman, should nerve Foster to manhood. To quiver or shake now indicates lack of blood and intel lect. The church decrees that his loving wife and children must suffer for the* crime of a drunken husband. You could die game under any circumstances, but your mission is not ended. You are only convicted upon perjured evidence concocted by Fisk's ring Your former counsel turned and pursued you like bloodhounds, obtaining a partial and prejudiced jury. Even with our rotten law's a new trial is inevitable. "Don't you think it strange to see such ex citement over the death of one man w'ben so many have been murdered since I have been in the Tombs?—as endorsed by report of commissioners yesterday, 'not fit for human habitation.' "Every spectator to the hanging of Foster will be as giiilty of murder (unless publicly protesting) as the Governor. The difference between Dix and Foster is, "Foster, drunk, killed Putnam ; but Dix, sober, murders Foster. George Francis Train. Of unsound mind, tbo' harmless. "There," said Stokes, as w'e finished read ing the letter, "Train hits my case exactly." SIMMONS. Simmons, wlio cut up Duryca in the most approved style, didn't seem to care much about Foster's fate. His ancle is still lame, and he goes on crutches. His plea will be self-defense, and if he walks into the jury room on crutches he will get off. He says Duiyea carried a pistol and threatened to shoot him on previous occasions, and attacked him on the night when, to save his own life, he had to kill him. Simmons talked long and free, but requested us not to put liis con versation in the Graphic. SCANNELL. is at John Scannell is generally the happiest man in the Tombs. To-day he is a little sad. He feels as free as the air. generalty, and is very sanguine of acquittal at a new trial. He evidently "fixed" his jurymen at the last trial. John's wife, a large, handsome, blonde woman, who keeps the Glenham Hotel, cor ner of Third avenue and Twenty-fourth street, comes to see him daily. When we asked John about his crazy dodge he replied : * ' Why, everybody has crazy spells. Train, over there, is crazy on breaking up the peo ple w ho put him in the Tombs. Bergh is crazy on his cruelty business, and Johnny O'Brien is crazy on taking cold baths. I'm not crazy now', but I suppose I was w'lien I saw' the murderer of my brother Flony." BLEAK LEY. ^ ' Bleakley, who murdered his neice in Emma Cozen 's den, is the worst murderer in the Tombs. The other murderers look down on him. They refuse to associate with him, or or speak to him. King and Scannell and Stokes and Simmons and Sharkey are aristo cratic fèllows. They wear good clothes, have nice Brussels carpets on their cells and smoke good cigars. Poor Bleakley is so cially ostracised. He's a mean murderer, they all say ; he killed a woman. Bleakley is discouraged and hopeless. The execution of Foster fills him with remorse, for his is « similar case, only a good deal worse. ,|, KING. , * ; There is a w oman in. King's case, and, like Sickles and McFarland and Cole, he will get off. The man he killed, they all say, de served it, too. King has a good plea, if Sickles' case is to be taken as a precedent. His victim was a worse man than Philip Barton Key. King don't seem to care much about Foster's execution. , as in on the he ?' it. a I Changed Her Mind. A young lady who arrived in Montana re cently wrote to a friend who resides on the shores of Lake Erie, "where the sportive al ligator wags his tail, as he basks in the genial rays of a tropical sun," announcing the ex tent of her wanderings, and received the fol lowing reply : * * * * "I want to lecture you about traveling so far away from the center of light and heat and comfort and refinement and culture and goodness, etc., etc., ad infinitum, yclept not Boston but Cleveland. How yon could /oluntarily exile yourself from all the aforesaid, is a deep, dark unfathomable mys tery to myself as w r ell as to the rest of your friends, who 'live and move and have their being' in this delightful spot. Perhaps, liow' ever, the exile was not a voluntary one ; per haps some cause, as mysterious as the afore said, or more mysterious still, over which the forces of your nature were powerless, led you on until you reached the final terminus of the world, your present abode. It is in deed sad to think of you, buried alive among the dark, deep aud gloomy recesses of the Rocky Mountains—I shall go into mourning for 30 days." In reply to the above the Montana Miss re marked that she had "only received seven teen invitations from gentlemen w'ho wished to escort her to church the next day, Sunday, Which remark elicited the following : "You have the advantage of girls in civili zation in one respect, any way, for here the 'moths and lights' are vice versa, as to sex, which is not always pleasant. Mrs. B. was out here the other day, (to come down to bus iness,) and said that in your tow n, you were the only young lady unmarried, or it might have been within twenty or thirty miles of your town, I've forgotten which. Now' that's business, wouldn't I enjoy that, tbo'—espe cially if the young men were nice. If you find one who wants a kindred 'bein' for his own ; who longs for a heart to beat in unison with 'liisen,' w'ho craves sympathy and hun gers for 'luv,' don't appropriate the precious feller' yourself, but be magnanimous and send him dow r n out of the clouds for nie. I am so delighted w'itli your grand descriptions of natural scenery, climate, etc., and I think Montana must be a charming ( country to live in. This letter, remember..jp strictly confi dential." . avino- found « ' ,<llie portcmonaie contam mg~à smîltt quantity of currency, "trinkets and tresses of hair," and severed little articles of value to the owner, including these letters, we thought this the most successful way of calling attention to the "find." The ow'ner can have The property by calling at this office.— Independent. Why They're Going 1 to Strike. From the Boston Commercial Bulletin. A labor strike is said to be impending. The carpenters sry they don't get enough to pay their board. Shoemakers, that it takes their awl to keep them at work, and their sole dependence is often in their last job. Painters say that they have become lite rally liue-ers of wood. Upholsterers complain that hangings have gone out of fashion. Boilermakers aver that Congress has kept the country in hot w r ater to such a tlegree that they have no chance. Blacksmiths complain that all the forging is done in Wall street, and there is no chance. Taylors say they mean to give their cus tomers fits. The hatters have kept ahead. The gas-fitters will go in for light w'ork. Printers say they are tired, and can't " set up" any longer—that's what's the matter. Bakers say they knead more, and don't like to see so many rich loafers. Butchers complain of being asked to work at killing prices. Candlemakers urge that wick-ed .work ought to be well paid for. Wheelwrights say that all the spokesmen in Congress voted more pay before retiring, and they expect to do as well as their felloes. The paper-makers say their business is such that it brings them to rags. And, finally, the plumbers propose to have their customers do the wofic, and charge double^price for superintending it themselves. Each superintendent will have three tenders, one to fill his pipe, another lo hold his hat, and a third to act as substitute when he goes out "to see a man." Kew Hampshire, built a tannery at Bristol, NSW Hampshire, Ex-Governor Berry, of in 1836. It took twelve barrils of cider and one barrel of rum to build it |od three extra gallons to put the ridge-pole on. The result was there was so much spifit infused into the undertaking that it culminated in a fight, and one man had his leg broken. Upon this, Governor B. formed a temperance society among the employes of the tan-yard, and has kept, it up ever since. This U, we think, the first temperance society forded in the State of New Hampshire. - ^ « I — I Kt«-*-— During the month of January the Com- stock (eight mines) yielded $1,242,919 82. This was from Belcher, Btckeye, Crown Point, Chollar, Hale & Nor cross, Savage, Sierra Nevada and Keutucfc. During the month of February seven mines (the list above given, less the Siqrrà Nevada) yielded #1.684^068 88—$441,146 55 more than in January. - T- - Eù>ek Hammond has half the prisoners in thejail at Denver''under conviction:" but as the Police Justices had the whole number in that condidion before hé came, they insist on getting mortgages on higher^ places in the heavenly mansions, and Denver is going to submit it to a popular vote. WniTELAw Reid isn't going to marry Anna Dickinson ; he says he ain't, but what does, a man know about such things in these days of strong-minded women ? call w get to says 400 that aud he d»y care not the girls the About Eittlc Girls—By a Eittle Boy. I see a little girl has bin a tellin' what she know's about little boys. Now' I w'ant to tell about little girls. Although they are some times very provoking, I will not say that I hate 'em , no 1 hope not, for I alw ays remem ber that my mother was once a little girl, being born when quite young. Little girls are alw ays on the pout or giggle. You don't know how' to take 'em. Boys cultivate more manly persoots than to have dolls and play houses, as their muscle and so forth, W'hich girls don't do. They are full of teaze and cultivate it, when they ought to remember that they air to be the "Mothers of America." For instance, a girl will sing out to a feller when he's coming along from school— "Charley is mad and I am glad, But I know what'll please him ; A bottle of wine to make him shine And a pretty iittle girl to squeeze him !" "When Freedom from her mountain height," and the like of that they won't learn. Their strong suit is giggle, if they have any besides pout. I like to see them pout. When they git me right mad I jis grab 'em and kiss 'em and it sets 'em to poutin' for a whole hour. You jist ought to see how easy I git mad sometimes A feller can't hit 'em, you know', for— "The man that lays his hand upon a woman To black her eve, is a hoodlum." A feller that has sisters is pretty apt to be a good deal bothered with the nabors' little girls, for then they all git after him and teaze. Then they'll sing— •'What are little girls made of, made of ? Sugar and spice and everything that's nice, And that's what little girls are made of. What are little boys made of, made of ? Suit* and snots and the skimins of pots, And that's what little boys are made of. This always makes me mad and they know it, but— "In Adam's fall, We sinned all, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet. And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us ! . And besides gigglin' little girls are always a pullin'*eacli other to one side and tellm' one another something; then they all say O! O ! ! O ! ! ! and look at a feller in sich a way, forgettin' all manners. If they do get their hair mussed it's their own fault. I was born an American ; I live an American ; I shall die ati American. When my eyes shall be turned for the last ti»«p to uphold the sun in the heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union !" aud that is all from A LITTLE BOY, N. B.—I believe that "Little Girl" has the best of us in üer article, however, "Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute!" A. L.B. A. L.B. - «4 ««< Self-ma.de Rich Hen* New Y'ork Correspondence of the St. Louis Globe. The New York millionaires, hardly any one I can think of, except William B. Astor, inherited any part of his property, and Astor is one of the very few men of vast inheri tance who have increased instead of dimin ishing it. What a long fist of self-created sons of Croesus have we here? I'hero is Cornelius Vanderbilt, who began fife with an old pirouge, running between Staten Island and this city, and carrying garden stuff to market. With two or three thousand dollars raised from that source, he entered upon steadily increasing enterprises until he hat, amassed the enormous sum of $50,000,000. Alexander T. Stewart first bought a few laces at auction and opened his way to suc cess in a dingy little shop in Broadway, near the site of his wholesale establishment. Daniel Drew, in his early career, was a cattle-driver, at the magnificent rate of seventy-five cents a day, and he has now driven himself into an estate valued at from $25,000,000 to $30,000,000. George Law, forty-five years ago, was a common day laborer on the docks, and at present counts his fortune at something like $10,000,000. Robert L. and Alexander Stuart, the noted sugar refiners, in their boyhood sold molasses candy, which their widowed mother had made, at a cent a stick ; and to-day are w'orth probably from $5,000,000 to 6,000,000 apiece. Marshal O. Roberts is the possessor of $4, 000,000 or $5,000,000; and yet, until he was twenty-five, lie did not have $100 lie could call his own. Horace B. Claflin, the eminent dry goods merchant, w'orth, it is estimated, from #12, 000,000 to $15,000,000, commenced the world w ith nothing but energy, determination and hope. A Sagacious Dog, The well known California sheep dealers, Maxwell & Pope, w r ere driving a band of 8,000 sheep from Denver westward, when they encountered a severe snow storm.* The sheep scattered to the mountains in bands of from 20 to 100, and the flock became so thoroughly separated that in endeavoring to get them together again after the storm 800 head were missing. Time was precious, and being owners of a fine shepherd dog they de tailed him to stay behind, look up the missing animals and overtake the main herd at his earliest convenience. The faithful cur at once comprehended the situation and set out to accomplish his mission ; and the narrator says in three days time that "dorg" had got. together and driven up to his masters over 400 of the lost sheep ; and furthermore, that teamsters who watched his operations aver that he would regularly camp with his charge aud allow' them to graze when hungiy, while he would appease his own hunger daily by slaughtering one of the flock, On the fourth d»y he had driven the band up to those under care of his master, reporting by significant demonstrations that those still missing were not w be found. Tik Beardslej moni A crippl the vood and widow of eighty-thrte and two unmarried girls »f seventy-three and seventy-nine divide the edinary department. The Most Destructive Implement of modern Warfare* Yesterday, at Holskie's machine shop, comer of Cherry and Jefferson streets, says the New York Times of March 26, a trial was made of a new mitrailleur, invented by J. P. Taylor, of Tennessee. This most de structive implement of modem warfare has quite a number of novel features, which dis tinguish it from the Gatlin or Imperial mi trailleurs. One important one is that the gun barrels are in a water casing, so that the heating of the barrels is impossible. The other is that the twenty-four barrels, starting at the breech in a circle, at their muzzles, are grouped in an ellipse. By this means, a late ral or horizontal range is given, instead of one in w'hich other guns of a similar charac ter throw the projectiles, up and down, at right angles with the ground. The device for loading is also exceedingly novel. It is self-charging, something like the Henry rifle. Metallic cartridges are placed in hollow' tubes, which are fed up to the chambers by the motion of a lever. A most ingenious de vice is used for firing, and on moving a crank and adjusting a simple mechanism, the mi trailleur may either be used to discharge its load en fusillade, the twenty-four shots going off one after the other, or the whole may be fired at once. It has four chambers, each one of which can be put instantly in position, fired, and cleared of its cartridges. In the fusillade firing, as exhibited yesterday, it dis charged about 700 rounds a minute ; when fired in volley about 1,000. The calibre of cartridge used is 44, and at a distance of 300 yards the lateral range spread the balls about 35 feet to the right and left of a given centre. It is intended for the Vienna Exhibition. For use against cavalry and infantry it would be a most terrible arm, and it has excited great interest among our own artillery officers. O! be in the the he of a of a at A Major-General in the Gutter. From the Kansas City Newa. The other day there was a man going about the streets of this city, ragged, dirty and penni less, subsisting on free lunches and the chari ties of gamblers, and has not slept in a bed for months, who, during the war, was one of the most dashing cavalry officers in the Union army, and was promoted from the rank of first Lieutenant to full Brigadier and brevet Major-General for brilliant exploits on the field of battle, and who, for a long time, had a large and important command. He has been here for two or three months under an assumed name, being ashamed to dim the brilliancy of his record in the service of his country by an exhibition of his degradation under his former honored name, lie is gen eralty very reticent, having little to do with any one, or talking but little, save when "engineering" for a drink, at which he is remarkably successful. The other night, W'hile tying helplessly drunk in the rear part of a Third street saloon, some men thought to play a joke on him by stealing his shirt, and proceeded to strip him. Underneath bis shirt, and suspended by a String around his neck, was a small canvass bag, which the men opened and found it to contain liis com mission as a brevet Major-General, two con gratulatory letters, one from Grant and one from the late President Lincoln, a photograph of a little girl and a curl of hair—a "chestnut shadow " that doubtless one day crept over the brow of some loved one. When these things were discovered, even the half-drunken men who found them felt a respect for the man's former greatness, aud pity for his fallen condition, and quietly re turned the bag and contents to where they found them, and replaced the sleeper's clothes upon him. A News reporter tried to inter view the man and endeavor to learn some thing of his life in the past few' years, but he declined to communicate anything. He cried like a child when told how his right name and former position w r ere ascertained, and, w'itli tears trickling down his cheeks, said : "For God's sake, sir, don't publish my degra tion, or my name at least, if you are deter mined to say something about it. It is enough that I know myself how low I have become. Will you promise that much? It will do no good, but will do mv friends a great deal of harm, as, fortunately, they think I died in South America, where I went at the close of the war." Intçmperance and the gaming table, he said, had wrought his ruin. Mr. Plimsoll, M. P., whose book in be half of English seamen has kicked up such a row, writes to the Times to say that "young as this year is, no less than forty-four ships have been posted up at Lloyd's as missing ships, with a loss of life of over 1,000 men. Money is pouring in upon Mr. Plimsoll from every quarter to enable him to defend him self in the libel suit W'hich his book has brought upon him. The St. Louis Republican has this to say of the Missouri Legislature: "The fact is, tlie session has been frittered away, and the proceedings have not redounded to the credit of the State. We greatly regret having to sty this, for in behalf of the Democracy we had promised the people a far different result of last fall's election." One of the carions features of the new stlary bill is the clause affecting the Supreme Cburt of the District of Columbia. The sal aries of the Judges were left unchanged— the Chief Justice at $4,5006, and Associate Justices at $4,000. The salary of the Clerk ol the Court, however, was raised from $4,000 to $6,000. Thkhb is said to be, in the region of the Cdorado River, a mountain of solid salt 500 feet in height, and extending fifteen miles. Thp width of the stratum is not vet knowh, but it has bean penetrated through a cave to a distance of three miles. Recent evidence goes to show that the De mocracy are wonderfully afire.— Gasette. With what?