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Full and Correct List cf Those Lost and Saved of the Ill-Fated Steam er City of Co lumbia. New Bedford, Mass., January 20. town is full of people looking for the bod ies of relatives and friends lost by the City of Columbus disaster. There has been a deplorable lack of system in the disposal of bodies picked up at various points along the coast. The stray bodies of victims have been recovered by various crafts ply ing in the region of the shipwreck and have Ijeen taken to widely separated points. It is reported that several bodies have l>een picked up by schooners and landed in Edgurtown, Woodhall and Vine yard Haven The Eleven bodies are positively known to be at Vineyard Haven, but the numl»er at other points cannot be ascer tained at present, owing to the fact that there is no regular communication between these various ports. At daylight this morning several newspaper correspondents chartered the tug Nellie for a cruise off Gayhead, with the object of boarding the wreck and making a landing at Gayhead, which latter point has not yet been vis ited. Several gentlemen who lost relatives by the disaster accepted invitations to accompany the Nellie. The weather has moderated sufficiently to warrant the tugs venturing into the sound, and within two hours 'he Nellie steamed within sighting distance of the wrecked steamer. Upon approaching closer it was ascertained that about fifty feet of the bow and deck was out of water, with the bow resting upon the rocks of Devil's Bridge, while the stern was slewed around a point or two into deep water. From a distance it appeared as though three bodies were still hanging to the rattliugs of the mizzen mast rigging. By the time the Nellie ran within cannon shot distance of the wreck the snow had changed to sleet and the wind began blow ing fiercely from the northeast, and it was then found impossible to approach within a quarter of a mile the objective point, owing to the fact that the ledge forming Devil's Bridge extended that distance west ward of the wreck. The Nellie skirted the buoy on the east and ran within an eighth of a mile of the wharf at Gayhead Light house. The sea was running so high that the tug could not approach nearer the wharf, and launched a yawl in which some correspondents and visitors set out for Gayhead. It was only with great diffi culty the party landed, as the waves were twenty feet high and dashed over the wharf. The party proceeded to the light house, where it was ascertaided that ten jtersons landed safely from the w reck, all of whom are alive and, under the circum stances, doing well. Thfcy are: William Spaulding, purser, of Boston ; Henry Col lins, second assistant engineer, Taunton ; John Hines, fireman, Boston ; Thomas Butler, fireman, Prince Edwards Island ; Warren McDonald, quartermaster, Boston; Thomas O'Leary, seaman, Michael Ken nedy and Edward A. O'Brien, waiters, St. Johns, N. B.; James M. Brown and J. Tib bets, passengers. Purser Spaulding was found in the residence of the light house keeper. His head was bandaged, and he was wearing the clothes in which he swam from the wreck to the life boat. Guided by the half-breeds the correspondent and I visitors started off to the various points in the vicinity where the t»odies had been placed after l>eing picked up by the natives along the beach. The first place visited was a meeting house, a dilapidated and storm-beaten church in one of the wildest places on the coast. There they found five liodies—four men and one woman. As the party entered the building and beheld the outstretched forms upon the floor, Mr. Belyea. of Lynn, cried out: "That's my dear niece, Alice,'' and he knelt before the prostrate and disfigured remains and wept convulsively. The remains were horribly mangled and covered with blood from head to foot. Another body, that of George Kellogg, was identified by relatives pres ent. The remaining three were not identi fied. One of them was that of the passen ger who died in the life-boat while on the way from the wreck to the shore. Kellogg left the vessel in the boat with Quarter master McDonald, and worked at the oars until he dropped dead from exhaustion and exposure. The party then proceeded to the beach, where it was reported a num ber of liodies were lying. As one of the natives lifted the tarpaulin from the form of the first victim, Rev. Mr. Dunning, of Law rence, recognized it as his brother-in-law, Henry Batchelder. The Reverend gentle man was overcome with emotion and wept hysterically. The party then continued on the barren waste until they reached a cabin guarded by a half-breed woman where the remains of Mrs. Bilyea were found, horribly mutilated from contact with wreckage and rocks. The body of Mrs. Atkinson was also found, with hands full of hair which had evidently been torn from her head in the agony of death. There were five other bodies in the hut, four men and one woman, who are un identified. The party proceeded along the beach back to Gayhead light. Along this stretch nine corpses were found, all more or less disfigured, their faces wearing a haunted look of horror. None of them were identi fied. They were removed to places of shelter. The natives refused to allow the removal of the bodies till the expenses of recovering them were paid. The bodies of Mrs. Belyea, Mrs. Atkinson, Kellogg and Batchelder were conveyed in an ox cart and put aboard a tug. l'ursur Spaulding, after describing how he and the second Steward went through the cabin arousing the passengers, said : "The vessel keeled over so far on the port side that all the state rooms on that side were submerged. There was a terrible scene of confusion on the deck. Men and women, some with children in their arms, clamored up on deck, clinging frantically to every available projection. They crowded upon each other so fast that they could not be counted. As they rushed upon the deck they would only be met by some monstrous wave and swept ofl' into the sea. Groans, yells and curses contoned with the lury ot the gale. Sea alter sea swept over the ship, carrying off everything that was not made ot iron. The moon shone bril liantly and laud was plainly visible. Some eight or ten men hanging in the rigging went to the main top with the steward after the vessel had righted. I saw a life ratt with half a dozen men on it. The firemen cut lashings with a razor. One of the port boats was launched but upset. Boston, Jan. 2(1. The list of passengers saved from the wreck of the "City of Co lumbus" foots up 29 including those at Gayhead, whose names have not been as certained, and an additional name of Capt. 1 S. Vance, of North Trnro. The j U. S. steamer "Speedwell," on Friday while ! searching for bodies at a distance of sev eral miles from where the steamer sunk, came across one of the life-boats of the "City of Columbus'' full of water and sunk nearly to the water's edge. In the boat tossing af>out in the w*ater as the waves raised or lowered the l>oat was the appar ently lifeless laxly of Capt. Vance. When | j ! i ! taken on board the steamer they found life ' not extinct and he was so far resuscitated i as to be able to walk with assistance: and when landed at Viuyard Haven strong j hopes of his ultimate recove.y were enter ' tained. The following is the corrected list of the survivors of the passengers: Horace I Waterhouse. Bath, Me: James Brown, Law | renee, Mass; F. W. Fairbanks. Gorham. 1 Me; Capt. S. Vance, North Truro, N. 8.; j George W. Farnsworth, Townsend, Mass; j Herbert Farnsworth, Townsend. Mass; j H. Weldman. Lawrence, Mass: John L. I Cook, Portland, Me; Capt. F. R. Hammond, j Goulds boro. Me Eugene McCarthy, steer age, Somerville, Mass;S. H. Tibbets, Som ' erville, Mass; G. T. Whitesonbee, steerage, Hudson, N. Ÿ. Officers and crew: Capt. S. E. Wright, First Asst. Engineer H. A. Phillips, Second Asst. Engineer Henry Collins, Purser W. H. Spaulding, Quarter master Roderick McDonald, Steward A. A. Pitman, Porter E. T. Briggs, Seamen John Midden, John White, Edward Leary, Rob ert Gallant, Firemen Thomas O'Leary, John Hines, Thomas Butler, Waiters Fur ber Hanson, Edward O'Brien, Michael Kennedy. The passenger list corrected foots up 81 passengers, cabin and steerage. There were 45 officers, seamen and waiters. Total death list 97. There is no possibil ity of the figures being altered by the dis covery of additional survivors. Boston, January 21.—All the unidenti fied bodies from the wreck of the City of , j Columbus will be brought to Loston irom ! New Bedford by train and [deposited m the| Morgue. Of the ten brought this afternoon those of J. A. Merrill, H. D. Mitchell, H. D. Daniels, W. W. Wright and Belyea, a lx>y, were identified. New Bedford, January 21.—The life raft upon which several passengers and crew, including Chief Engineer Morrison, embarked, drifted ashore yesterday after noon at Cedar Tree, a point ten miles from Gayhead. The steamer Storm King arrived here this afternoon bringing nine bodies from Gayhead. Those positively identified are Mrs. Richardson, Thomas F. James, of Everett, Daniel McCarthy, the ships baker, Thomas Gallagher, second cook, and Mrs. Richardson, of Boston. The remainder of the bodies are three male and one female. Boston, Jan. 21.—The Post calls upon the public for a testimonial fund to be pre sented to Lieutenant Rhodes, of the rev enue cutter Dexter, for heroic efforts to save the lives of those wrecked on the "City of Columbus." All Lost. Gloucester, Mass., Jan. 21.—The schooner Kentsford, a fishing boat, is given up lor lost. Fourteen men aboard leave seven widows and nineteen orphan's. Church Dedication. Washington, January 21. — A new Christian church in this city, known as the Garfield Memorial church, was dedicated to-day. In November, 1880, the work of raising funds began and subscriptions were received from various parts of the United States, Canada and England. In May, 1882, ground for the new building was broken and the corner stone was laid on the first anniversary of the assassination of President Garfield. The attendance to-day was large, including Garfield's colleagues in Congress. President Arthur and Secre tary Frelinghuysen sat in the circle aisle in the body of the church. Governor Bishop, in a history of the Christian church of Washington, spoke briefly of Gen. Gar field's connection with it and said : It is now but a little more than three years since a few members of the church met to inaugurate the work in whose completion to-day we rejoice. In some of our hopes we have been disappointed. He whose election to Presidency gave such impetus to work and inspired the congregation to new hope and courage is no longer with us. Ere the work was scarcely begun he was called away from his high honors to a higher. He has gone but the work whose undertaking was so largely due to his Christian faithfulness, has not failed of completion. The church, which would have been his religious home, naturally became a memorial to his name, and through coming generations visitors to the National Capital will pause and look upon the seat, still with us, which bears his name. A Murderers Confession. Jamaica, L. I. Jan. 20. —Edward Tap pan, charged with the murder of the Mav bee women, made a supplementary con fession in which it is said he acknowl edges that he and not his brother John committed the crime and indicated where the property stolen from Maybee's was hidden. Jamaica, L. I., Jan. 21.—Edward Tap pan, self-confessed accessory to the murder of Mrs. Maybee and daughter, on the night of November 17, was brought into court this morning handcuffed, looking very de jected and nervous He had been in court but a few minutes when seized with cramps and rolled ofl' from his chair in great agony. When somewhat recovered the district attorney asked for adjourn ment, not being fully prepared, Adjourn ment granted till Wednesday. The name of the woman suspected of aiding in the murders has not yet been divulged. 1 j ! A Wholesale Murderer. Vienna, Jan. 22.—In addition to his previous confession of having murdered four girls, and having planned for five more murders, Schenck has confessed that he had intended to murder all of the fam ily of Baroness Malenathe, together with her maid. It seems Schenck induced the maid to steal pearls valued at £2,000, which the Emperor of Austria presented to Dr. Malenthe tor attending the Duke of Rech stadt. son of Emperor Napoleon I, in his last illness. The maid had prepared ev erything for the reception of Schenck and his accomplice on the night when the for mer was arrested. Murder. San Francisco, January 21.—Daniel Williamson and Louis Weber, two laborers, got in a rough and tumble fight when the latter called for help. August Florentini rushed up and gave Williamson a violent kick over the lelt eye, which caused the blood to start from his ears and nose, in | stantly killing him. Cattle Starving to Death. Galveston, January 21.—A special to j the Act vs from San Antonia reports that ! the horses and cattle west of the Medina i river are dying by the hundreds for the want of grass. Frozen to Death. Chicago, January 21.—A special from Denver says: Jacob Schaefer, of New York, started for Las Vegas to visit his brother, but on learning of his death became insane and leaped from the train near Springer station, and was frozen to death. New York, Jan. 22. —The body of George Lathrop, aged 36, and from Chi cago only a few days ago, was found frozen to death in South Fourth street, Williams burg. A bottle of whisky was found in his pocket. Nominations. Washington, January 21. —The Presi dent sent in the following nominations: For postmaster, Newton R. Barber, Corval lis, Oregon, and Michael A. Flanagon, Fort Benton, Montana. Washington, January 21. —The Presi dent has nominated A. L. Worthington for United States District Attorney of the District of Columbia. ! FORTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Senate. Washington, January 21. —Senator Gibson submitted the following resolution, which lies on the table hereafter to be called up: Resolved ; That the Committee on For 1 eign delations be requested to ascertain and report to the Senate what discrimina tion, if any, is made by foreign govern ments against the people of the United States by allowing drawbacks to favor their own exportations when they come into competition with ours in the open markets of the world, or by subsidies or special bonds to favor their steamship lines or impose export duties upon commodities largely consumed in the United States, or to prohibit or restrain importation of the productions of the United States by unu sual laws and regulations, or by higher rates on American vessels or special reci proci'y treaties or otherwise; and also the force most likely to affect such nations, with a clause to found commercial or reci procity treaties, with such recommenda tions as the Committee on Foreign Rela tions may deem necessary and proper. The following resolution was offered and agreed to: That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to transmit to the Senate copies of official reports from trea sury agents and collectors of customs, tending to show fraud in under valuations or classification of wool imported into the United States, with such further informa tion as will enable Congress to provide guards against such frauds. Morgan offered the following resolution, which was agreed to : That the Committee on Foreign Relations be instructed to in quire into the subject of settlements and trading posts being established in the val ley of the Congo river in Africa, and report if any action can be properly taken by Congress or the Executive for the further ance of our commerce in that quarter, and the committee to report a bill or other The Senate proceeded to the considera tion of the bills of the Calendar. The first to engage their attention was the bill re ported by the committee on private lands, which provides a method of perfecting titles to lands lying within the limits of the territory received by the United States from Mexico. It provides that any cor poration lands in such limits are lawful in their title though it may be incomplete by the Spanish or Mexican grant, warrant or concession or survey, as the United States is bound to recognize the view of the treaty taken by Mexico. The United States may dire<i; the court for the district in which the land is situated to hear and determine the matter and fix and complete the title. George wished it to go over until he had opportunity to examine it. It seemed to him to contain some very objectionable provisions. Bayard remarked it had already been passed twice by the Senate and carefully examined by the members of the commit tee. Conger desired, however, to base action upon their own responsibility. Some pro visions in the bill, he said, would be strong ly opposed to the views of the people of the West and Northwest, and some of its omis sions were objectionable. Some of its pro visions, as Conger looked at the hill, were unjust and infamous, notwithstanding its former passage. Unless there was some great job or steal in it, there was no neces sity for pushing it through now. Bayard did not propose to notice the insinuations of the gentleman from Michi gan, as every man is guardian of his own conscience. Every bill introduced in the Senate is calculated to reduce rather than promote steals. It was intended to pre vent a multiplicity of bills in the interest of those strong enough to obtain influence for their passage, which would place great, unmeasured quantities of land in the hands of powerful individuals or corpora tions, to the destruction of the interests of small owners. The bill was made a special order for Monday next. The bill permitting retired army officers to hold civil offices in the Territories passed by a vote of yeas 37, nays 11. The bill providing loft the establishment of a civil government in Alaska "was next taken up. It provMes for a Governor to be appointed by the President, with powers similar to those of Governors of other Territories, and establishes courts, etc. The amendment proposed in commit tee was adopted by the Senate, making the laws of Oregon, as far as applicable, the laws of Alaska. Without reaching a con clusion on the bill the Senate went into executive session. Upon re-opening the Senate adjourned. House. Washington, January 21. —Boutelle offered a resolution requesting the Secre tary of War to informjthe House whether it be true that for several years past maps, diagrams, etc., in the case of Fitz John Porter had been submitted to the members of each graduating class at West Point for the purpose of inviting their criticism on the judgment and findings of the general court martial held in pursuance to law. The Secretary is further requested that in case this be true to inform the House by what authority or instigation the minds of suc cessive graduating classes of youths, edu cated at public expense, were thus di rected to discuss and question the official action of lawful superiors, and if true, as alleged, that these youths, just emerging from a course of study and entering the the service as subordinate officers, are en couraged or permitted I« discredit the action of their superiors by expression or opinion on the action of Porter is perfectly proper, and whether such action is not calculated to foster a spirit of insub ordination among the officers so educated demoralizing and dangerous to the authori ty of the law. Rice, of New York, objected to its pres ent consideration and Gibson to its refer ence. Holman moved to suspend the rules and adopt the following resolution: Resolved, That in the judgement of the House, all public lands hereafted granted to states or corporations to aid in the con struction of railroads, so far as the same be subject to forfeiture by reason of the non fultiillment of the conditions under which the grants were made, ought to be declared forfeited to the United States and restored to the public domain. Resolved, That it « of the highest public nterest that the lav touching public lands be so framed an_ administered as to ultimately secure free holds therein to the greatest number of citizens; and to this end all laws facilitat ing speculation in public lands or author izing or permitting entry or purchase there of in large bodies, ought tobe repealed and all p..biic lands adapted to agriculture sub ject to bounding grants, and those of edu cation ought to be reserved for the benefit ot actual and bona fide settlers and dis posed of under the provisions of the home stead law only. Resolved, That the com mittee on public lands be instructed to re port to the House bills carrying into effect the views expressed in the foregoing reso lutions, and be authorized to report such bills at any time, subject only to the rev enue and appropriation bills, and the same shall be likewise in order and entitled to consideration. Nelson expressed concurrence in the first resolution, but thought the House ought not to act hastily on the second, which might work injury to the cattle industry. Reid thought it dangerous for the House to adopt on a moment's notice a resolution so sweeping in its provisions. Belford supported the resolutions, es pecially the second provision; he did not propose that four or five cattle kings should own the west as four or five rail road monarchs owned the east. Horr opposed the resolutions because they might do injury to some road earnest ly striving to own lands. Dunn and Cobb supported the resolu tions briefly, though the latter claimed that there was no necessity for it as the committee on public lands were already working hard in the matter. Resolution adopted; yeas, 251; nays, 18. The following is the negative vote; Barksdale, Bingham, Brisbee, Horr, Kean, Libby, Lyman, Morse, Muldrow, Poland, Rannev, Reed, Rice, Russell, Stone, Van Eaton and Whitney. Cox moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill repealing the laws providing for the ironclad oath. Boutwell opposed the bill. If the repeal of the test oath would have the tendency of hastening good feeling he would heart ily favor it, but he believed the interpreta tion that would be put upon that action would be harmful to the country. Where every concession of this kind was inter preted in the South as a retrogression from the standpoint of loyalty and a sanction of the condonition of attempts to destroy the government, he must enter a protest. Cox explained that the bill only affected jurors. The men who had been in seces sion did not take the ironclad oath, and therefore it did not affect Southern men. The ironclad oath was but a rotten re minder of the clumsy and arbitrary power which was deemed necessary during the war as a test, but since the men who fought against the Union rehabited it, the same privileges should be extended to Union men which disunionists enjoyed. Why keep up these old bitter hates of the past ? The mol ion was agreed to by a vote of 118 to 11. Senate. Washington, January 22.— -Anthony's resolution relating to the exclusion of American meats as agreed to reads : Resolved, That the Committee on Foreign Relations be instructed to inquire into and report to the Senate such legislation as shall protect our interests against the gov ernments which have prohibited or re strained the importation of meats from the United States. Beck's amendment requiring the com mittee to inquire into discriminations which may be made against us by tariffs, treaties, etc., was agreed to. The Senate took up the bill to provide civil government in Alaska. In the course of the debate on this bill, which was par ticipated in by Harrison, Dawes, Ingalls, Jones, of Florida, and Garland, Ingalls re marked that the Monroe doctrine was written on AMerica, and the manifest des tiny indicates that our northern shore will be washed by the polar sea and the south ern boundary by the inter-oceanic canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Apart from whatever value lay in this idea, he thought Alaska the most worth less territorial acquisition any government ever acquired. Without reaching any con clusion on the bill, the Senate adjourned. House. Washington, January 22.—The House went into consideration of the calendar. Bills relative to forfeited land grants was referred to sub-committee on judiciary, for the purpose of enabling the House to pass upon questions in reference thereto. Cobb moved for reference to committee on public lands. Poland argued that the committee on judiciary was the proper one to entrust with the bills. The courts had decided in all cases these land grant bills were condi tional. and subsequently these lands could only tie forfeited by judicial proceedings, therefore the whole question resolved itself into a judicial one. Cobb claimed that the public lands com mittee had jurisdiction. Cobb's motion was agreed to by 111 to 18. The next bill that was reported this morning by the committee on public lands was in relation to the Texas Pacific land grant. As the report was not printed its consideration was postponed without pre judice. A bill passed relating to recoveries for infringement of patented privileges, no damages or profits are to be received from any defendant for infringement of patent, when it shall appear to lie a mere ruse by which to secure for his own benefit any ar ticle purchased in open market without notice of the same, subject to the patent. Railroad Land Grants. Washington, January 21.—The House Committee on Public Lands at a meeting to-night, at which all the members but two were present, unanimously agreed to report the House bill declaring forfeited the lands granted the Texas Pacific rail road. The bill agreed upon by the com mittee contains, besides the provision de claring forfeited the lands granted to aid in the construction of the railroad, pro visions validating all acts of the Depart ment of the Interior, its officers and local land offices in permitting homestead en tries, selection or purchase of lands grant ed the company, and issuing patent cer tificates and lists thereon, and confirming the rights and title of the party or persons holding patents or claiming the right of title ander such certificates or lists %f lands. Payson will present the bill to the House to-morrow. Cœur d'Alene Mines. Salt Lake, January 21—A special from Spokane Falls, says: The Coeur d'Alene excitement is increasing. Miners are daily returning here bringing glowing reports. Last evening some citizens of Spokane formed a stage line company, and will put on three coaches daily. This place is full of men going to the mines. The miners of Utah are excited over the new placers of the Northwest. The big gest stampede ever known on the Pacific coast is expected this spring. Disappearance Explained. New York, January 21.—Peter J. Mean ool 1 Ol* A 4 - F V» A wn AA /inn <wi/\ «n «m «m! ey. pool seller at the race coarse, is missing from Brooklyn. He was under bonds to appear for sentence, having pleaded guilty to the indictment of keeping pool rooms. It is also given out that Meaney, as treasu rer of the Iron Moulders' Union, is short in his accounts $20,000; that he can't make good his deficit, and flight was necessary. The lnmiture in Meaney's palatial resi dence is advertised for sale. LOOK SRWHG MACHS AT GBBATLY DEDUCES PICES ! The celebrated MONARCH of the world ; Davis' Vertical Feed Sewing Machine ; the Duplex Crown, making both the lock and chain stitch ; the light running, high armed White and Stewart Sewing Machines; the Stewart-Singer Machine for $ 25 . ALSO, FURNITURE AND BEDDING AT LOWER PRICES THAN EVER BE FORE OFFERED IN MONTANA. J. H. SANFORD. <Ltw6m-p.ug2 BROADWAY. HELENA, MONTANA Not Guilty. Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 22.—At 10 o'clock this morning the jury in the Nutt trial re turned a verdict of not guilty. Pittsburg, January 22.—The hearing as to the mental condition of James Nutt will take place at 10 a. m. to-morrow. Several experts will be examined, and his counsel express themselves as confident that he will be released. A hearing is necessary to satisfy the court that he is a proper person to be at large. The law on the subject is very clear, and provides that when a person is acquitted of any offense by reason of insanity the jury shall so de clare, and the court shall have power to order him kept in strict custody so long as such person shall be of unsound mind. Pittsburg, January 23.—The hearing as to James Nutt's present mental condition took place this morning berore Judge Stow and resulted in the prisoner's release. Drs. Wylie, Beatty, Herron and Christy ex amined him, and all agreed that at the present Nutt was responsible and thought it would lie perfectly safe to restore him to liberty. He was then discharged, and in company with friends left the court room for Major Brown's office, where his mother, sister, and other relatives were waiting to receive him. On the way he was tendered a perfect ovation. The scene in Major Brown's office was very affecting. The mother and sister of young Nutt wept bitterly and threw their arms about him. This afternoon at 4 o'clock James and his famUÀij^ike the train for home, Unionto'tviMBG'here preparations are being made foTYffetr reception. Bank Suspension. Denver, Col., January 22.—A dispatch from Lead ville says: The First National Bank of Leadville closed its doors after a heavy run this afternoon. Preparations were made for a disastrous run in the morning. At midnight to-night it was made public that the bank would not open in the morning. To prevent attachment the bank has asked for the appointment of a receiver. It is thought the deposits will reach over $1,300,000. At this hour the streets are lined with excited people. Denver, January 23.—The announce ment that the First National Bank (f Leadville had closed its doors at midnight last night was received with considerable surprise here, notwithstanding that its ulti mate failure was long anticipated in finan cial circles. The exact condition of the finances of the bank is at present unobtain able, but the failure is generally believed to be a very bad one. The deposits proba bly aggregate $325,000, with no tangible assets. It is generally known that Presi dent DeWalt is an inveterate gambler, and it is rumored that his account is $50,000 overdrawn. Other Colorado banks are un affected. Admission of New States. Washington, January 22.—Representa tive Hardwin reported favorably from the sub-committee of the Hon se(eo m m i ttee on territories, a bill providing that no Terri tory be admitted into the Union as a State unless a permanent population equal to a required congressional district. The sub ject was considered by a full committee without action. General Hancock. « St. Louis, January 22.—General Han- cock has arrived at St. Louis, and expresses himself as thoroughly confident that the next President will be a Democrat. --- ' » + -- - JOHN I. MITCHELL, H *3 W i SwHth .' .Vi'. .'tV . ■ /,' Senator From Pennsylvania. John I. Mitchell, who with "Don" Cam eron represents the State of Pennsylvania, in the U. S. Senate, was born in Tioga county, Pa., on the 28th of July, 1838. His father was a farmer, and John's boy hood was spent in healthy exercise on the ancestral estate. He attended the com mon school and also studied under a pri vate instructor with whom he prepared himself for a course at the University of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. He entered this seat of learning in 1857, and studied there until the end of his Sophomore year. He taught school for some time after the close of his collegiate career but the outbreak of the Civil War, which soon followed, caused him to abandon everything and enlist in the service of his country. He became lieutenant and captain in the One Hundred and Thirty-sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers. He had hitherto devoted his leisure to the study of law; and in 1864 he was duly ad mitted to the bar. He has since been en gaged in the practice of law with remark able success. In 1868 he was elected dis trict attorney of Tioga county, retaining the office until 1871. By this time he had acquit«. 1 considerable influence in political circles. In 1870 he edited the "Tioga County Agitator, and in 1872 was elected to the State House of Representa tives, retaining his seat for five consecutive years. Within this period he served as chairman of the Judiciary, General and Ways and Means Committees. He was the right sort of man to acquire influence in a deliberative body, a shrewd lawyer and ready speaker, and during these five ______ _ J________1 1 • 1 . • 1.1 years he developed rare legislative talent. He was elected to the Forty-fifth Congress and retained his chair until elected as a Senator to the Forty-seventh Congress to succeed William A. Wallace. He took his seat on the 4th of March, 1881, and his term ol service will expire March 3d, 1887. He was elected to the Senate as the nomi nee of the Republican party. His home is at Wellsboro, Pa. ! HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL ! And don't you forget, that we| still lead in Drugs, Paints, Oils, Window Glass, Sundries, and Art Goods, and will continue to receive calls at west side Main street, PAÏHTER & COMSTOCK BRITdGIiTI, FOOT of Broadway [EIiENA, dly-janl __ "■■■■■■ Montana. SJLJSTIDS BROS. RECENT ARRIVALS ! Cloaks and Suits, Autumn and Winter Styles. We have opened our second importation, comprising varied and extensive assortments, at most REASONABLE prices. SEAL SACUES AND DOLMANS " £__PLUSH SACQUES AND DOLMANS. NEW MARKETS, SILK RUSSIANS, LANGTRYS AND JERSEYS. No season prior to this have we made purchases so extensive, and we feel assured that our ef forts will meet with the approval of all purchasers. We have not forgotten the little folks in our [CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT. We only show Styles and Fashions made expressly for us. SANDS BROS'. HUMBERT & KENNETT. CLOTHING, FURNISHING GOODS, _ HATS AND CAPS. Latest Styles of Yoaman's Derby Hats, always on hand. We are closing out our Boot and Shoe Department, and offer great Bargains to purchasers. MAIN HUMBERT STREET...... Cfc KENNETT. .....HELENA. M. T. AT ACTUAL COST! FOR CASH! Our Entire Stock. NO RESERVE! VAN WART & CO., Helena. GEBAUER & YERGY, PLANING MILL, AND SASH, BOOR AND BLIND MANUFACTORY, Contractors, Builders, and Dealers in all Kinds of Building Material, Etc. Cheapest place in Helena to buy Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings, and all kinds of Doors and Window Openings. STAIR BUILDING A SPECIALTY. Orders from the country solicited, and prompt attention given to the same for shipment by wagon or rail. Lower Main Street, - HELENA, MONTANA. wly-jan3_ fj^NOTICE!^ Having abont disposed of ail goods carried over from last season, I am now prepared to exhibit the most complete assortment of new, choice goods ever shown to the Montana publie. In Furnitnre. the stock embraces all grades ami prices, from a wood seat chai- to an elegant parlor or bedroom suite, ineludiug a fnll line of office goods. In the stock of Carpets. which has been selected with great care, can be found any grade, from a cheap Hemp to a Hoquet Velvet, in all the newest shades and colorings. A complete line of Wall Papers, with borders and centers to match. Window Shades, Lace Curtains. Oil Cloths, Elu. noleums. Mattings, Velvet Rugs, Mats, Mattresses, Feathers. Quilts, Comforts, Blankets, Sheetings. Tickings, Towels, Tabic Linens. Napkins. Mirrors. Corni ices, Pictures, Frames. Mouldings. Weather Strips. Chamber Sets, Toilet Sets. Vases, Statuary, and an endless variety of House Furnishing Goods, being the heaviest shipper in above lines in the Territory, buying direct from the manu factnrers for net cash, and shipping in straight car loads, thereby securing the very lowest rates of freight, enables me to make prices that defy competition. If yon want anything in above lines It will pay yon to call, (examine goods and compare prices, which I guarantee closer than ever before named in Montana. Very respectfully, A. P. CURTIN. Carpets made and pnt down. Window Shades put up. Upholstering. Repair ing. etc., etc. dawly-mh21 GRAND CLEARING SALE AT THE FAIR In answer to the question, "llow can you sell goods so cheap?** we take pleas ure in say ing that we have agents in New York, Chicago nud Boston, w ith in structions to watch every sale and every failnre: to look after every house en the verge of bankruptcy and ruin, and with cash in hand to buy the lump, or In the lot, of every class of merchandise that we can get at less than the real value. This enables ns to mark in plain figures on our «'onntcr.j, prices that have never been quoted west of the Mississippi: and by selling strictly for cash we save oar customers the expense of bookkeeping, collecting, and a large percentage of bad accounts. We keep in stock Fancy Goods. Notions and Novelties, Hosiery, Hoods. Nubias. Collars, Eaccs, Ribbons. Dry Goods. House Furnishing Goods, Tinware, Table Cutlery, etc. bend for Price I.ist to "THE FAIR," BB0ADWAY, HELENA. d<twly-sepl7 '