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FISK BROS., - - Publishers. R. E. FISK, -, Editor. THUKSDAY, AFKIL 29, 1880. "The Third Term prœpects grow small by degrees and beautifully-less. Bourbons may bluster and blow, Blaine's the man that can beat the Bar'l. but The way it looks now the comities of Mon tana could get up a first class Blaine pyramid of their own. Blaine thus far keeps up his lead in Illi nois, with indications that his friends will control the State Convention. The Republicans of Lewis and Clarke meet in delegate convention at the Court House, Helena, at 12 o'clock m. Friday. Missoula will send at least two of her four delegates to the Territorial Convention, ar riving in Helena op Thursday or Friday evening. _ ' Blaines friends claim a strength of 200 in the Ohio Convention and six of the twenty districts, which will give him 12 of the dele gates of that State in the Chicago Conven tion. Blaine's friends in the Jefferson County Convention were mostly soldiers of the late war. They made a good fighting record then and they make an equally good fighting rec ord now. "Butte Republicans," writes a corres pondent, "are for Blaine by a large majority. The Silver City wants re-instructions direct ing Deer Lodge to make Montana's choice unanimous." The attempt to snatch our neighboring county from the standard of Blaine was suc cessfully resisted, and Jefferson comes whooping up to the Territorial Convention with a solid and stalwart delegation for the Man of the Masses. 1 ■» Of the twenty-odd delegates elected to and represented in the Jefferson county conven tion, there was but one, we understand, fav orable to Grant and a Third Term. Mr. Fish er, who united and led the Opposition of eight, is said to prefer either Washburn or Sherman to Blaine or Grant Of the Madison delegation of ten elected to the Territorial Convention, we learn that the following gentlemen will probably be of the number of those in attendance at Helena on the 1st : Judge Henry N. Blake, Col. James .E. Callaway, George Hardesty, William Thompson and A. B. Davis. It has not transpired whether Custer coun ty will be represented in the Territorial Con vention, although a. convention contemplat ing that object was announced to take place at Miles City on the 21st mat. Letter advioes to the 18th state that the «Blaine feeling is largely in the ascendant in the countv. The Republicans of Cboteau, at Benton yesterday, elected Messrs. * Hill and Hunt to the Territorial Convention. They come to Helena uninetructed, but it is believed they will cordially and heartily unite with their Republican brethern of Lewis and Clarke and other counties in voicing the overwhelm ing sentiment of Montana .for James G. Blaine. One of the Kentucky delegates to the Chi cago Convention has telegraphed to a friend in Washington that four of tl^ gentlemen elected to represent that State are pronounced and uncompromising anti-third term men, who will not under any circumstances vote for the nomination of General Grant. The author of the dispatch is himself an active Blaine man. So far as they havô: acted there has been but one break in the solid column of counties voicing the Republican preference for Presi dent. Madison speaking last, follows in the foot steps of Lewis and Clarke, 1 Missoula, and -Meagher, and declares with absolute unamnity for the People's Favorite. With that of other delegations the ten votes of Old Madison will be bast in the Territorial Convention as a unit for Blaine. The result of the Beaverhead Convention held at Bannack on Saturday last, has not transpired. A correspondent, writing under date of the 34th says : "This county is undoubtedly for Blaine. Bannack is squarely that way, allbougtHeUers from out-* side have tried hard to turn Republicans to Grant. It is learned that, on a test vote, the Glendale primary prorimincef for Blaine with but one dissenting vote. Lion City precinct was re 1 » ively unanimous the same way. Al low Cf Î ■at the delegates chosen attend the in, Beaverhead will declare for Harder tn Vtab. k i Lake, .Utah, Apfti 37.—Mary Par ker, agw 62 years, waa found yesterday about; twomiles from her home, in Springdale, with her throat cut. She waa enticed from her home last Friday, < since which time search was made until she waa found. Suspicion rests upon a young mao named Dalton, as there is strong circumstantial evidence against him. He has been arrested. TOE RAN FBAXCISCO TRAGEDY. The shooting of Chas. DeYoung by the son of Mayor Kalloch is a crime not to be de fended under the laws of God or man, and yet it fails to surprise or shock us as did the attempt of the same man upon Kalloch, Sr. We have no patent or latent admiration for the very unreverened Kalloch, Sr., whose fame has been flecked with no little unsavory scandal both east and we6t, and even his career in California has not been such as to restore him to the favorable regard of good citizens. But after all this, it is no reason why he should be ruthlessly tracked at every step by a relentless foe, parading before the public eye every fault of his life, and glean ing in the gutters of scandal for every filthy charge and insinuation against the reputation of a political opponent. The laws of all States wisely provide a statute of limitation both for debts and crimes, and public opinion ought not to be less considerate for the char acter and reputation of individuals. It is a fundamental and most merciful pro vision of our common law that a man's life and liberty shall not twice be put in jeopardy for the same offense. There is no such mu niment for a man's or woman's reputation which is liable to be put in perpetual jeopardy to serve the meanest spirit of revenge. It is not only the due of Christian charity but equally a demand of public interest that those who have committed grave errors should not be shut out from all hope of retrieving a good name. It is not right according to the laws of God or man, it is not even honorable warfare, to circulate in secret or openly false charges raked up in the charnal house of dis tant and forgotten years. We have no settled code by which to judge the offense of such a character as DeYoung. That he has com mitted crimes every one knows. He has been constantly repeating them. Much of the circulation of his paper is due to the depraved taste that revels in scandal and slander to which it was ever pandering. A little reflec tion will only awaken wonder that such a man has not been shot a hundred times by some of the victims of his daily sacrifice. There is one feature of this c^ss of crimes that rarely ever presents itself to the perpetra tors, vividly brought to light in this tragedy. The innocent arc wounded often as sorely as the direct object of attack. Who can blame a son for being sensitive to the honor and fame of his father or mother ? The enormity of the crime only then comes clearly into view when we see that the innocent are made to suffer even worse than the guilty. To have a mark of infamy attached to one without fault of his own, to have it pointed out to every one wherever he went, is enough to drive most any one to distraction and to make the grave itself a welcome refuge. From all the facts disclosed DeYoung was the greater criminal of the two, and has only received his natural and legitimate harvest from the seed he has been sowing. A slanderer is a public enemy always, but when such an one becomes an editor and prostitutes the pages of a public press to his vile and criminal purposes, he becomes a monster of evil whose toleration is a crime. It is a sign that there are grave defects in our law when private vengeance is confessedly the only resource for punishment of the most dastardly and murderous asaults upon char acter. The legitimate field for a free press is large enough to give full play to all th6 talent and ambition of the editor or writer without dealing with anything approaching personal slander and libel. Those who cannot use this post of privilege without abuse ought to be ousted, we will not say shot. Those who are bent on evil ought to be restricted to the narrowest field possible. San Francisco will not suffer by the loss of such men as De Y'oung, Kearney and Kalhfch. Lightning strokes sometimes do destructive mischief, but they have the reputation of clearing the atmosphere. The Republican primaries in Jefferson were held Saturday evening, and the County Convention following almost immediately after, assembled at Radersburg at 12 m to day. The interval of time between the pri maries' and convention was so short as to preclude the thought that a full represention could attend at the distant county seat on the day named. This is especially true as af fecting precincts on the south side of the county, which, further hindered by the re cent storms and bad roads, could by great exertions only and a deal of inconvenience, get their delegation through by the hour of meeting. Should important precincts like Clancy, Jefferson City, Wickes and Boulder be successful in reaching Radersburg in time to participate in the convention the de legates must necessarily have had to travel the greater part of Sunday. Our advices from Jefferson during the past week have been mo6t encouraging. The sense of the Republicans of the county is largely in favor of Blaine, and if the party is anywhere near generally represented at the county seat to day, a solid delegation instructed for the Statesman of Maine will surely be elected and duly accredited to the Territorial Conven tion. * CMBcetleai OtnscrMs Mr Tlld«a. Hartford, April 27.—A large number of delegates to the Democratic State Conven tion, which assembles in this city to-morrow, are already here. Ex-Senator Barnum and other prominent Democrats are also here. There frill be some strife as to English and Tilden delegates to Cincinnati. It is believed Tilden has a majority and will have the State solid. EN FRANCHISSEMENT OE TUE TERRI TORIES. However great may be the interest of the Republicans of Montana in the selection of a candidate for the Presidency which is to be made at Chicago, there is one other purpose of still greater importance to ns directly, and that is set forth in one of the resolutions adopted by the Deer Lodge Convention. It is no less than to secure from the Republican National Convention the recognition that the people of the Territories are citizens of the United States, and as such entitled on some terms to vote lor the President of the United States and their delegates in Congress entitled to the full powers and privileges of members. In addition the people of the Territories should have full power to choose their own Governor and other purely Terri torial officers. The right and reasonableness of this demand are almost too clear to admit of argument. There is us much propriety in the General Government appointing the members of our Legislatures as our Govern ors vested with a veto power that may set at defiance the will of a majority of the mem bers. There is no validity to the claim that this appointive power is needed to be retained in the General Government to protect its in terests. Those are sufficiently protected by general law. They exist in all the States and suffer no injury there, nor would they any more in the Territories if we chose our own Governors. But if we demand the right to choose our Governors we should be "pre pared to pay their salaries, some will say. Juslsas much we should pay our Legislators. It is too small a matter to be weighed in the scale when the question of self-govern ment is at issue. The right of any portion of our citizens, when organized into a sepa rate political government, to choose their own ruler and the chief executive of their laws ought to be regarded as an axiomatic principle in the United States. There are now eight Territories, exclusive of Alaska, with a present population of at least half a million. These people have just as much in terest in the selection of President as the same number in any part of the country. Each Territory should have two electoral votes, as each is justly entitled to one full representative. If it is objected that it would be giving^the Territories an undue share of power to allow each one a full representative, we answer that so long as the Territories have no Senators they are entitled to a larger share of representation in the other house of Congress. No representatives on the floor of Congress would repiesent larger interests than those from the Territories. There is not a question that can arise in Congress that does not concern us just as much as the peo ple who live inside of State borders, and very many of these questions interesLour people vastly more than they possibly can those in the States, as for instance questions con cerning the Indians and the army. Our delegates to Chicago should go in structed and prepared to urge these Territor ial interests in the most effective shape. The delegates from all the Territories ought to be got together early so that they can act in con cert on some definite plan of operations. The effort£>f any single delegate would accom plish little amid the hurry and confusion of such an occasion, but one speaking in behalf of sixteen would be treated respectfully, and aided by the invincible and unanswerable justice of the cause, we believe would be able to win a recognition that would bear fruit. When a new census is taken the ratio of representation will probably be raised to 160, 000. When our Territorial system was first adopted, it required only 30,000 to entitle themselves to a Representative. On such a basis there is not a Territory that would not be entitled to one and most of them to more than a single Representative. The people of the Territories will not be content to be strip ped of the highest prerogatives of citizenship till they have attained such numbers. They would be unworthy and unfit to be free citi zens if they did not claim their birth-right sooner. What at first was intended as tem porary assistance and favor has hardened in to an unreasonable claim of right with no natural check upon its increasing abuse. MONTANA FOR BLAINE* Below will be found a few interesting fig ures which a casual glance will show 'settles definitely the Presidential contest so far as the choice of Montana will effect that result. Biaine, it will be seen, has already a majority of all the delegates entitled to seats in the Territorial Convention, and there is no doubt that that majority will be still further in creased by votes from two or three of the four counties yet to report The current of popular feeling is irresistible and bears the Man of the People proudly on to victory : FOE BLAINE. Lewis and Clarke ......................... Missoula................................. Meagfrer.................................. Madison.............1................. .. Jefferson................................. ...... .... 4 ....10 Total................................ FOB GRANT. Deer Lodge.............................. Total........................ ....... ....18 COUNTIES TO REPORT. Gallatin ...................... B aver head ............................. Cboteau ............................. .... 5 Custer. ......................... .. ....... ....... ... 3 Total ..... ,..r. ........... '. ...........-, A Sherman Han's Conns or the Georgia Delegates. Chicago, ADril 25. —The Inter-Ocean's ! Washington special says : George Williams, of Ohio, just returned from Atlanta, reports that the Chicago delegation stands, Sherman, 12 ; Blaine, 6 ; Grant, 4. a a Proceedings of the Republican Conven tion of Jetterson County Pursuant to a call of the Chairman of the County Republican Committee, the Republi cans of Jefferson county met in convention at Radersburgh at 12 o'clock m, April 26th, 1880. Convention was called to order by James C. Stuait, chairman of the county committee. A. M. Ealer was made temporary chair man and V. A. Cook temporary secretary. The following committee was appointed on credentials : Sanders, Hammer. Ray mond, Budd and Nelson. The following committee was appointed on permanent organization and order cf busi ness : Fisk, Sloan and Fisher. Recess of one hour. The convention reassembled at 1:30 p. m. The following report of the committee on credentials was read and adopted : Mr. Chairman—Your committee on creden tials beg leave to report the following per sons entitled to 6eats in tlq» convention from the several precincts herehrnamed : RADERSBURG PRECINCT. Delegates—I. H. Buck, J. C. Stewart, Geo. Cowan, Wm. V. Myers. ST. LOUI8 PRECINCT. Delegates—Isom Preuitt, H. B. Bailey. Alternates— C. W. Moffit, F. Y. McCourt. SPRING VILLE PRECINCT. Delegates—Van H. Fisk, Henry Ray mond. Beaver Creek. Delegates—Matt Small, Robert Fisher. Al ternates— C. A. Fallon, C. F. Shelton. JEFFERSON CfTY PRECINCT. Delegates— J. G. Sanders, I. N. Sloan, H. Dildine, Milton Cooper. Alternates—Ger ard Fisher, Conrad Becker, Henry Bradco ber. CLANCY PRECINCT. Delegates—Dan'l. S. Herring, Newton Budd. BOULDER PRECINCT. Delegates—Vining Cook, J Henry Nelson, R. A. Hammer. Alternates—G. A. Douglas, H enry Dit ter, H. Cook. WICKES PRECINCT. Delegates— A. M. Esler, E. R. Dean. Your committe also find that the following persons having presented proxies for the de legates hereafter named, are entitled to cast the votes of said delegates in their absence. J. G. Sanders, proxy for Henry Dildine, of Jefferson. Newton Budd, proxy for Dan'l. S. Herring, of Clancy. A. M. Esler, proxy for E. R. Dean, of Wickes. All of which is respectfully submitted. J. G. SANDERS, C hairman. The following report was also adopted : Mr. Chairman.—Y'cur committee on Per manent Organization and Older of Business, respectfully report : First—For Permanent Chairman, A. M. Esler. Permanent Öecretary, V'. A. Cook : That the order of business be as follows : First—Motions and resolutions. Becond—The election of five delegates to the Territorial Republican Convention to be held in Helena, on May 1st, 1880, fer the purpose of electing two delegates* to attend the National Convention to be held at Chicago in June, 1880. VAN H. FISK, Chair pan. The following resolution was offered by James C. Stuart, of Radersburg : Resolved , That the delegation to be elected by this Convention to attend the Territorial Convention, to be held at Helena May 1st, 1880, go to said convention uninstructed for any of the candidates now so prominent be fore the people for the position of President of the United States, so that the delegates to Chicago may act for the best interests of the Territory, and according to their best judg ment for the best and most popular and avail able man for the nominee of the Republican party for President : and that we, the Repub licans of Jefferson county, are unalterably in favor of the unwritten law established by Washington and Jefferson as to a Third Term President. The following substitute was offered by V. H. Fisk, of Bedford : Resolved That the best interests of the Re publican party demand the nomination of James G. Blaine for President, and the dele gates here elected to the Territorial Conven tion are hereby instructed to use their votes and influence in that Convention to select two representatives to the National Repub lican Convention who will carry out the views herein expressed. The substitute was adopted by a vote of 13 ayes to 8 noes. The following delegates and alternates were elected to to the Territorial Convention: Delegates— J. G. Sanders, Archie Macomber, A. M. Esler, Hiram Cook, Van H. Fisk. Alternates— M. D. Cooper,sE. M. Batchelder, E. R. Dean, Henry Nelson. W. F. Barker. The convention, by unanimous vote, thanked the Chairman for courtesy and im partiality displayed as presiding officer. Ad journed sine die. A. M ESLER. Ch'D. V. A. Cook, Secretary. Bâillon Shipments. ! The Glendale Atlantis says that on Satur day last, Uhus, Reeder, mules, loaded 12,000 lbs. ; Danserau, oxen, 44,000 lbs.; and to-day the following : James Williams, ox teams, 50,000 lbs. : Denis Amiot, oxen, 30,000 lbs. ; John McCarty, oxen, k 16,000 lbs. ; D. M. Daniels, oxen, 24,000 lbs. ; Chas Mitchell, mules, 6,000 lbs. ; making a total shipment from the Hecia Company's Smelter of 230, 000 lbs. ; or 23 narrow gauge car loads of bullion and rich copper matte in the last four days. The large outfits of Adam Brown and Murphy, Neel & Co., are daily expected to load at the same place with bullion and matte. No other set of mining works in MontaDa, and but few in the world, can make such a showing as these at Glendale. The freighters will reload at the Terminus of the L. A N. R. R., (Red Rock), 75 miles from Glendale, with merchandise for the various camps of the Territory. MEAGHER COUNTY LETTER. The Recent Stoim and its Effects Upon the Sheep Interest—-Seed Time Delayed-- C'nange of Base—-Religious Ser vices—Meagher StroDg for Blaine. Fort Logan, April 23, 18*0. To the Editor of the Herald Yesterday forenoon it began raining here and continued a light misty rain throughout the day, turning to snow in the night. This morning there is a very disagreeable, damp snow storm from the west, which is trying to the patience of stockmen, especially the stock, which must suffer severely unless there is an immediate change for the better. It jg indeed most discouraging for sheep men, the majority of whom are in the midst of the lambing season, and with the meagre prepar ations for such unexpected weather it will be impossible to save any large per cent, of the lambs. I most heartily congratulate Col. A. J. Smith, who may well rejoice that his large j band will not begin lambing until about the 10th of May. Thus far, notwithstanding the severity of the winter, there has been very little loss, either among cattle or sheep in this neighborhood. Farmers here are feeling a little blue at the backwardness of the spring. Heretofore by this date their crops have been planted and they basking in sunshine, happily contem plating an abundant harvest. But they need not despair. The seed time and harvest will come, though it be a little delayed. Stephens Bros, are preparing a place of business at Judith Gap, (their lease of the! Rader hotel expires next August,) when theyj anticipate moving their stock of merchandise to that place, which is fast settling up. Wef trust that the place may be succeeded to by no less agreeable and good family than the one who vacates. The people cf Fort Logan are privileged once a month with the hearing of the Gospel by the Rev. Mr. Blackiston, who, it is but just to say, is more than an ordinary preacher. He is one who thinks the Gospel of Apostolic times mild enough for the present genera, tion, and therefore divests himself of gloves, and earnestly presents the unadulterated truth, whether they w ill hear or forbear. In conclusion I rejoice to say that the Meagher County Republicans will be recorded solidly in favor of the "Plumed Knight." Five good men and true will unfalteringly voice the sentiment of Meagher and stand steadfast for James G. Blaine. I may be able to give you some "personals" of interest in seme future. R. TICLE. The Togo nines. The Benton Record of the 23 inst. con tains the following : "Pat Donoghue, of Conway & Co., arrived from Yogo on Tues day with very encouraging reports. The dry fork of Wolf Creek has been taken up under the patent act. Good prospects have been found and men are crowding in from all directions and houses are goiDg up rapidly. The town of Hoover and Belt have been con solidated and are now one, and the town of Cameron has been located near^the mouth of Bear Gclch a few miles below Belt. The Cameron Company had an arbitration about some interest in their ground which resulted in an amicable settlement. The company has sold an interest in their claim for $600 and are now digging a side ditch and making other preparations for working their ground. The Company is working hard and expect to reach bedrock at 15 feet. Jones and Neihoff are also working with a will, and several claims will be open and in running order by May 15th. The quartz interest is very prom ising. Pat Hughs and Sam Neile have some excellent lodes, free gold is visible in severs! specimens of ore and other lodes promise to be fabulously rich in silver. The Camer ons are building a new road up Bear gulch to dry Wolf Creek, which will shorten the dis tance to Benton about 40 miles. They intend starting 20 men to work on the road this week. When Donoghue left there were no complaints or doubts about the future of the | new mines and every person is confident that they are in a rich mining center. Hoover and Loyd desire to have a correction made about the rightful discoverers of the new camp, as they claim to be the discoverers, and that they took the Buchanan Bros, into the camp. Supplies of all kinds are scarce and merchants will soon be obliged to pay some attention to the new Eldorado. A mail route is badly needed as there are now over 600 men in and around the diggings who fee! the want of mail communication badly. An effort snould be made immediately to supply the people with proper mail facilities, as prospectors and pioneers suffer privations enough, without being cut off from com munication with tbeif friends. MlMonla Instruct* for Blaine. [Missoulian, S3d inst ] A convention for the purpose of electing delegates to the Republican Territorial Convention, to be held at Helena, May l !f< 1880, met at the office of Judge T. M. F on3 eroy, last Saturday evening. T. M. Pomeroy was elected chairman, and Ford KeDnett Secretary. Messrs. Ferd Kennett, F. L. Wor den, E. A. Kenney, and T. M. Pomeroy were elected delegates to the Territorial Con vection-; and Messrs. Geo. B. Hartman, W H. H. Dickinson, M. L. Cook and J. J. L°°? were elected alternates. On motion of F. L Worden, aresoletion was adopted instructing the representatives from Missoula county L support as delegates to the National Repub lican Convention, men pledged to the eupp 0 * 1 of the Hon. Je.mes. G. Blaine as the nomine of the party' for President of the Ini* 6 States.