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A VoMfl Reported at Stalina« Cruz, .Mexico, With thin Dreaded Dlneane. Chicago, Aug. 20.—A special from Guaymas, Mexico, under date of August 25, says: The captain of the port of Guay mas has received official notice from the Minister of War that a vessel has arrived at Salinas Cruz with Asiatic cholera on board. He instructs the captain of the port to allow no one to land from vessels arriving from Salinas Cruz, or from any of the lower ports on the coast. The official note bears date at the City of Mexico. Au ______________ j __ _________ _ ____ gust 13. Similar notices have been re ceived at Mazatlan, San Bias, Altata, Ma zanill and other Pacific ports. Salinas Cruz.is the chief port for the State of Tehuantepec, and lies 2,000 miles south of Guaymas on the Pacific'. It is considered unaccountable here that any person could arrive there from the infected districts of Europe. It is general !y believed that the vessel in ques tion is from China and brings the origi nal cholera germs. The news has caused great uneasiness along the coast cities, it being the first intimation of the arrival of Asiatic cholora on thi9 continent. Yelloti Fever-Corn Failure. Washington, Aug. 26.—The Marine Hospital Bureau is informed of yellow fever prevailing wtth great fatality on the Island of Porto Ryo. The disease is not confined to recent immigrants from Spain, but also attacks the Creole population. Senor Romero, Mexican minister, re ceived a communication announcing the failure of the corn crop in Chihuhua, and asking him to notify exporters of corn in this country, who may wish to export it for seed to Chihuhua, to address the Gov ernment of that State, stating price, qual ity and quantity. Reunion ol Soldiers and Sailors. Chicago, Aug. 26.—Four thousand vet erans of the late war, with 3,000 of their friends, participated in the opening exer- j ciscs of the reunion of the soldiers and sailors of the northwest at the Driving i Park this afternoon. Gov. Hamilton, of Illinois, delivered the address of welcome, followed by Gen. Logan who was accorded and enthusiastic reception. The General eulogized the unselfish aud patriotic mo tives that impelled volunters, and paid an eloquent tribute to their achievements, de tailing at some length the services of men from Illinois, and mentioning the record of the regiment commander by himself at the outbreak of the war. He concluded as follows: "What I was as a soldier you made me; you did the work; you braved the hardships, and to you I grate fully accord the honor. Let us teach the lesson of patriotism to our children, and let it be understood by all that an Ameri can citizen is entitled to protection wher ever our fiag tloats, at home or abroad." The other speakers were Mayor Harri son, ex Gov. Oglesby and J. C. Black. A pleasing feature was the battle hymn,sung by Miss Alice Mitchell, the veterans join ing in the chorus. Naming the encamp ment in honor of the lamented Col. Mulli gan was the occasion of general commend ation, as a fitting remembrance. Gov. Ireland In Trouble. Galveston, Aug. 26.—The Galveston Ne it's Austin special says; United States Marshal Tracy arrived in the city to day and entered the Governor's office this af ternoon, bent on the errand of arresting Governor Ireland under a warrant issued in the Franc us miscegenation case. 3 racy introduced the subject by saying: "Gov ernor, I suppose you know what I am here for." The Governor made a suitable re ply. Tracy said he regretted the necessity that he should have to perform such an official duty as the arrest of the Governor of Texas, and presented his warrant. Governor Ireland at this juncture relieved Col. Tracy of some trepidation apparent by saying he would always cheerfully submit to any process legal on its face, and would auswer at Court he considered fact upon which to base a case. This being so, while he made no resistance to the wiit, and would answer as any citizen should, he would hold Tracy and others who had interested themselves in the mat ter responsible for their conduct. Tracy referred the Governor to the L nited States statute on the subject, which the Governor declared he had already examined, and he so explained their tenor that Tracy, with out making an arrest, left the executive office to consult with United States District Attorney Evans, taking the warrant with him. In a couple of hours Tracy returned and informed the Governor that he would not execute the writ, stating that he had consulted Judge Evans, who verbally condemned the proceedings in strong language. In answer to a written question bearing on the case submitted by Tracy to Evans, the latter furnished Tracy a written opinion, declaring that Tracy as the United States Marshal of the Eastern District of Texas, had no authority to ar rest a citizen resident and found in the Western District, under a writ issued by the U. S. Commissioner for the Eastern District, except in special cases. Evans declared that the charge of his hav ing violated section 5,510 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, is not a special case. Evans enters into details, citing authority to sustain his opinion that Tracy could not lawfully serve a warrant. Tracy informed the Governor that he would return to Galveston. Meanwhile the Governor awaits the next move in the celebrated case. It is understeod thaï Judge Evans advises that the proceedings by Francois be dismissed. Tlie Klilnelander-Drnke Came. New York, Aug. 26. —Wm. E. Rhine lander appeared to-day before the Commis sioner to inquire into his mental condition. He s lid he had never suspected his wife of having any illicit relations with Drake. Describing his attack upon Drake and the circumstances that led to it, he sai^ he went to Drake's office after learning that his wife had been there that day. Drake told him die had not been there since she was there with him. Entering into con versation. he told Drake he was going to Europe, but would not go without his wife. Drake would not agree to his wife going with him. and said he would look after her. She was too plain looking. Drake said, for anybody else to take any interest inker. Witness replied that ladies born abroad were very innocent, aud if they associated with proper people might be compromised. I then, said witness, raising his voice almost to a shout in imitation of his tone at the time, as he took care to explaiu, 'now' you are the man who has compromised my wife,' and he leaped up and made a motion behind him, where a hcavv cant lay. That act of bis hast ened the act of uiiue. I drew up ou him as lequired, but . the marshal of the eastern district of Texas had no authority to serte a process here, outside of his district; xhat the proceedings at Galveston were without a shadoiv of * .... ...... I should "not aud sent a b illet iuto him. ----- Lave soot htm if pf had giygS »SfatJsfajj lion. I" rèpîv to à qdfStl&n its lo what satisfaction he wanted, Rhinelauder an swered: "A guarantee that he would cease his efforts to separate my wife and me." Assigned. New York, August *23.— R. D. Chanters, dealer in naval stores has assigned. SPORTING NOTES. the turf. Saratoga, Aug. 26.—Five furlongs— two-year-old non-winners. Harrigan won ; Hart 2d; Ivrapido 3d. Time, 1:06. Relief stakes—three-year-olds—one mile and five iurlongs. Modesty won; Pow hattan 2d; Lolu 3d. Time 2,55. Mile and one-half—all ages. Freda w r on; Euclid 2d; Nettie 3d. Time, 2:434. Mile—non-winners. Rosiere won; Ad miral 2d; Express 3d. Time, 1:48. Monmouth Park, N. Y., Aug. 26.— Track heavy. First race, all ages, one Hide—Duplex won; Herbert 2d; Hopeful 3d. Time, 1:45. Second race, three year olds, one mile an(l a . furlong—Louise'tte won; Economy Id ; Richmond 3d. Time, 1:584. Third race, two-year-olds, ? mile:— Sonce won; Bsliada Filly 2d; Elgin 3d. Time. 1:17. Fourth race, all ages, 1? mile—Gamble won; Bob Cook 2d; Heel and Toe 3d. Time 3:11. Fifth race, all ages, 1? mile—Kinglike Monitor 2d; Farewell 3d. Time, 2:11$. Sixth race, handicap for gentlemen riders, 1 mil^— Pope Lion won; Bond holder 2d; Haledon 3d. Time, 1:47. Seventh race, selling allowances, ? mile —Lizzie Mac won; lota 2d; Joe Mitchell 3d. Time, 1:16?. the little wonder. New York, Aug. 26.—From the World, of Wednesday; The great Jay-Eye-See trotting race against time, which was to have taken place over the Prospect Park course yesterday, has be„n postponed until to-morrow. The race will then be of greater interest. If the little gelding beats the record of Maud S. of 2:09?, he will lie long to Mr. Bonner; if not, Mr. Case will continue to own him. Bonner was in con ference yesterday with Hamilton Busbey, of the Turf, Field and Farm, relative to the price offered for the rival of Maud S., and it was definitely settled no purchase should take place within three weeks. "Now that Bonner has Maud S.," said Busbey, "he does not especially care for Jay-Eye-See. After the great record * made at Providence, I was empowered to offer a certain sum for the gelding, and at Chicago Mr. Case drew up a contract under which he would sell his phenomenal trotter. If Jay-Eye-See does 2:09? to morrow, Bonner will get a refusal for a month; then Maud S. will he put in training, and in three weeks will try to lower the record. If she fails, Jay Eye-See will belong to Bonner, who stands ready to meet Case's terms, which are not unreasonable; but as long as Maud S. stands at the head of the list, Bonner is satisfied and will not care to add to his sta bles," m'caffery challenges m'coy. Boston, Aug. 26— Dominick McCaffery, of Pittsburg, alleging grossly unfair treat ment in the fight with Pete McCoy at the theatre last night, issued a challenge iu which he says: "I hereby challenge Pete McCoy to a glove competition of four or six rounds with small gloves, under Mar quis of t^ueensbury rules, for $1,000 or $5,000 a side and the gate receipts, the winner to take all, and the match to be decided within six weeks in New York city, where we can both be assured of fair play. If McCoy declines to accept this challenge, I shall feel disappointed, unless I can secure a'match with John L. Sulli van, whom I have heretofore barred in all my challenges, hut whom, after the trans anction of Monday night, I am prepared to meet at any time or place for any amount of stakes he may desire." THE FILES-CHANDLER FIGHT. Chicago, Aug. 26.—The Files Chaud ler (alleged) prize-fight occurred to-night in a livery stable on State street in the presence of about ninety sports who had been induced to pay Jerry Dunne twenty dollars apiece for the privilege. The con testants, Tom Chandler and Johnny Files, wore small soft gloves. It is not known what the stakes were. Four rounds were fought, in the first three of which there was so much cautious sparriDg and so little heavy slugging as to disgust the spectators, who were expectantly waiting to see gore. The fourth round opened with some hard hitting, and Chandler managed to force Files to the ropes While in that position t lies received a resounding blow on the neck that sufficed to disable him for mere than the ten seconds required by the Queensbury rules. The fight was over in less than fifteen minutes from the time it started. THE MANLY ART. New York, Aug. 26.—A prize fight has been arranged between Mervine Thompson and Capt. James C. Daly, for $1.000 a side, the fight to be governed by the rules of the London prize ring. The mill is to take place within 100 miles of New Cr leans, three days after the Stoddard Burke fight. ^ _________ Judgment for $7,000. Neiv York, Aug. 26.—Clara Louise Kellogg, the singer, obtained a judgment by default against Geo. R. Blanchard, vice president of the Erie road, for $7,000 damages with interest from May 1, 1883, for which price she said she had paid for twenty bonds, 500 each, of London min ing company, at the earnest solicitation of Blanchard, who was then president of the company. Blanchard, July 28, moved to have the default opened, and he allowed to defend, as he said he had good defence, namely : That the guaranty he had given her was she should not lose any thing by her investment, not rendering him liable until she had sued the company. Judge Van Brunt to day decided to open the default and allow Mr. Blanchard to de fend. Reduced From Wealth to Poverty. New York, Aug. 26. —From the World of Wednesday: Wm. J. Hutchinson was not at his office yesterday. He is said to be at his cottage at Seabright, prostrated by his manifold misfortunes. It is less than three years ago since Hutchinson made two million dollars in a Hannibal & ! St. Joe. deal by peculiar transactions as a broker for John R. Duff, which were con sidered so fraudulent that he was expelled from the Stock Exchange. After making a restitution of $750,000 to Duff he had 1 left a clear fortune of $1,250,000, yet in the brief period since that time Hutchinson ; has succeeded in spending nearly all of that vast sum, and after paying his in debtedness it is declared that he will not. have a dollar. He owes nearly $200,000 ' on the street, and it is doubtful if he can I liquidate these claims without the assist ance of his wife, who has a large fortune : iu her owu right. The Borrow^Estate. Rochester, August *25.—A schedule of the Burrows estate at Albion as it existed in 1879, the date of Burrows' death, shows the estate at one and three-quarter mil lions. The safe in the bank was opened to-day, but Examiner Williams refused to reveal its contents. Eliza Glenn has com nieneed an action in the Supreme Court lor ' the appointai^ a receiver for the First .. , T national Bank Attack on u Church. St. Johns, N. F., August 25. — Orangem« n to the number of one hundred attacked the Roman Catholic Church at Penney harbor and threatened the missionary, Father Lynch, with death. They tore down the Papal flag and tarred the yacht. DEMANDS HIS WITHDRAWAL. Bolt from Cleveland of the N, Y. In dependent. In last week's issue the New York In dependent formally abandons the Demo cratic candidate for President, and in a double leaded editorial demands the with drawal of Cleveland from the canvass. Here is the article complete: THE C RISIS AND OI K DUTY' We published last week in our corres pondence column a communication from Dr. Kinsley Twining, one ol' our editorial stall', giving the result of his investigation in regard to the Cleveland scandal. The grave and serious part of this scandal, which he declares he found to be true, is that which imputes personal impurity to Mr. Cleveland in the specific instance that has come to the knowledge of the public. We cannot, in view of all the facts, resist the conclusion that his part of the scandal is true, and this is quite enough to de termine our course. The damaging charge came upon us wholly unexpected, and with the sudden, stunning force of a thun derbolt out of a clear sky. None were more surprised or overwhelmed by it than the Governor's friends and intimates among the Independents of Buffalo, and it was a case that called for a thorough aud tearless investigation. That we felt this in every fibre, and that we intended to impress this feeling on our readers, and to hold our selves free to act as circumstrances re quired, is the simple truth, aud our silence as to the Cleveland nomination from that day was intended. We utterly refuse to accept two standards of character. We re pudiate with contempt the doctrine that a public man's private fife is not to be in quired iuto. Dr. Twining» investigation went on the recognition of this principle. On this subject as it uow stands, w T e will not be slow to give advice. The condi tions have wholly changed since the Inde pendent conference. Then we were ready with a real enthusiasm to support the tried, and as we then believed, honest reformer, Grover Cleveland. Now, without one word in derogation of his record as gov ernor of this State, our enthusiasm is wiped out by the discovery of the ac knowled aud awful facts. We hence desire to have all our readers plainly understand, once for all, that whatever has been said in the editorial columns of the Independent favorable to the election of Gov. Cleve land, was said prior to the recent sickening disclosures iu regard to his private charac ter, which have justly shocked the moral sense of all pure and right-minded people. The attempt uow to force such a candidate upou the people would, iu our opinion, dis grace the party which nominated him and the whole uation, if he should be selected. We have no hand or voice in helping on in this matter, let the consequenses he what they may, and we will not advise the readers of the Independent to smother their consciences and disgrace themselves by en gulfiDg, directly or indirectly, in any such movement. We are now in serious diffi culty as a nation in regard to the unchecked progress of Mormonism, and shall we now, iu the face of threatening evils and perils, , plunges into a deeper gulf by any seeming indifference as to the private character of one who has been nominated to fill the highest office in the gift of the jieople? We say no ! A thousand times no ! Gov. Cleveland should positively decline to be a candidate, and withdraw immedi ately from the canvass, and be compelled to do so if it is necessary. The,party which nominated him through its chosen repre sentatives should then reconvene aud select a new ticket that will command the heaity support of the people of all parties. There is time enough to do this, and there is no hope of safety in any other course. To stand still now. or to attempt to go blindly forward with the present ticket, would, in our judgment, he an insult to the Ruler of nations, sure death to the Democratic par ty, including.also its leaders, and an ever lasting disgrace to the republic. 1 ' Miners Arrested. Coal Centre, Pa., August 26 — Thirty four more camping coal miners were ar rested this morning for trespassing on the railroad company's property. They were left at Odd Fellows Hall and will be taken to Washington jail in wagons this after noon. The wives of fifteen or twenty of the men came to Cala witu babies in their arms and begged to be sent to jail with their husbands, as they hail nothing to live on but a little oo*n meal. Their re quest was not granted. The citizens are indignant at the wholesale arrests, which were made without warrants, and it is probable that a meeting for the purpose of denouncing the action of the officers wiH be ca'led. Four hundred new recruits are expected to arrive in camp this afternoon. Reports from the Staibs mines, in the third pool, indicate a 'Serions break in the strike. One hundred and fifty men are said to have gone to work this morning, aud the othere are weakening and ex pected to go in before the close of the week. Sinking of the Tallapoosa. Boston, August 26.—The affidavit of the ''lockout'' man of the schooner James S. Lowell, which sunk the Tallapoosa, says he saw the steamer ahead a little on the lee port bow, and saw that the schooner's lights were burning right. As the steamer approached saw that the steamer was swinging across our bow. I saw all three of her lights, greeu, red and masthead, and finally green and masthead light, and then in a few minutes the vessels struck. The second mate, Fitzgerald, also testifies to the schooner changing her course, causing the collision. Samuel Edgett, who was at the wheel, says the schooner's course was not altered, and just before the collision saw the green light and then the red light. After the collision both lights of the schooner were found burning brightly. Free School Hooks. Washington, August 26.—The Treas urer of the United States has forwarded to the Governor of Louisiana 21,000 free school books of the State captured at Ba ton Rouge in 1®65, by Lieut. General Phil. Sheridan. They formed part of a lot of city, state and southern railway bonds ($300,000) captured at the same time, and a majority of which were subsequently re stored to the State. Oil Murket Boom. New York, August 26 .—There was quite a boom in the oil market to-day. At the Petroleum Exchange Pipe Line certifi cates opened at 87f, rose to 931. and re acted to 89i. There was talk in the room that large short interests Were caught and that the price will be pat up to 100: The closing price was 89t bid. Not Dead. Wilkes barre, Pa., August 25.—The special from here last night announcing the death of Fred Hurst, the English run ner who was stabbed at Hazelton Friday, is not true. He was alive this morning, and his physician thinks be will recover. There is no excitement. Bauk Statement. Ne\V York, August 23.—The following is the weekly bank statement : Loaus de crease $144,0oü; specie decrease $1,046,000; deposits decrease $2,237,000 ; reserve de crease $*88,750. The banks now hold $36, 595,500 in excess of legal requirements. Wall Street Quotations New York, August 27.—Central Pacific, 401 ; Burlington, 211 ; Northern Pacific, 211 ; do. preferred, 50] ; Northwestern, 111 ; New York Central, 41; Oregon Transconti nental. 16 : Oregon Railway & Navigation, 84; Pacific Mail, 49$; Panama, 98; St Louis & San Francisco, 24 ; Texas Pacific, 13] ; Union Pacific, 49» ; Wells, Fargo Ex press, 105; Western Union, 661. Bar silver, 1.10J. Chicago Markets. Chicago, August 27. — WHEAT — Strong and higher ; 79 cash and August; 79), September ;87.2087? October ; 82]O 83g No vember; 82? December. CORN—Strong; 53] cash: 53 August ; 52 i September; 501 October : 45* Novem ber. OATS—Higher : 25; August ; 25? Sep tember ; 26] Octolier. RYE—Steady : 56. Whisky. 1.10 Freigilt Rates. San Francisco, Aug. 26.—The (Jhron - ich'? Portland. Oregon, special says: The Northern Pacific issued a telegraphic cir cular to-day announcing that it would car ry groin from all points on its line in Wash ington Territory to Duluth. Minueapolis and St, Paul at $.8 per ton, the same as the present rates. A Portland circular also states that the rate of $7.60 can be secured via the Lakes to Liverpool or Glasgow, thus giving bet ter through rates to shippers than via Cape Hern. - << consolidated. San Francisco. Aug. 26.—The Califor nia and Consolidated Virginia Mining Co. consolidated to day. The new corporation is known as the Consolidated California Virginia Mining Co. Capital stock, $2,560,000, iuto shares par value $100 each and every five shares of each of the old companies will be entitled to one in the new company. Prince Nominated. Santa Ft: N. M.. Aug. 26.—The Re publican Territorial Convention met to day to nominate a delegate to Congress. Four counties bolted the regular Republi can Convention, which nominated Judge J. L. Bradford Prince, of Santi Fe, unan imously on the first ballot. The bolters will nominate Col. Wm. L. Rynerson, of Las Cruces, some time to-night. Assignment Filed. New York, August- 25.—The schedules in the assignment orHateh & Fisk, filed August 8th, were made public to-day. Li abilities, $4,497,315, of which debts of $3, 548,900 are secured; nominal assets, $1, 132,296 ; actual assets, $298,871. The as sets consist entirely of railroad stocks and bonds, mining and other securities, includ ing a small amount of government bonds. The greater portion of these securities are pledged as collateral security for various loans. Real Estate Transfers for the Week Ending August 27th, 18H I. Prepared by Lockey's loan and abstract office. August 21.—Lot 5, block 6, of Helena, 15 feet on West Main street, by 110 feet south of Cutler street : east front; dated October 1®, l*-3. W. K. Roberts, Treasur er, to Joha Thorburu, lor $50.86. August 22.—Lots 33,* 34, and 35, block 12, of Helena, on Clore street, 126x100 feet, 225 feet south of Edward street : east front ; dated August 19. Geo. H. Piatt, et. al., to J. L. Perkins, for $3,700. August 23.—Lot on Monte Christo lode, in Marysville ; dated August 18. S. F. Ralston to Mrs. Annie Goes, for 875. An undivided one-lourth of watertight from Smith's fork of Prickley Pear creek ; dated August 20. M. L. t Geary to J. W. Hardgrove, for $500. Ixtts 15, 16, 17, aud 18, block "D," of Tretjeu's addition, 200x100 feet, on Da kota street; east, north and south trouts ; dated August 23. Effa B. Cain to J. I>. Teitjeu, for $750. August 25.—Part of lots 2 aud 3, block 603, Hobaek & Cannon's addition; 13]xl40ft on Centre street, 294ft east of Montana st.; north front; dated August 1, 1884; W. R. Schultz to P. S. Matthews; $90. Part of loas 10 and 13, block 6, Helena ; 57x75ft, on ( lore street, 28ft east of Cutler street; Westfront; dated August 25 ; John Thorbnn to Yee Wah ; $600. Lots 1 and 2, block "C," Tietjeu's addi tion; l<K)xl25ft on corner of Ninth and Hobaek streets; south and west fronts; dated August 22 ; A. Schafer to Wm. My ers; $302. August 26.—Lots 45. 46. and 81, block 2, Helena; 80x120ft on West Main street, 100ft south of Cutler street: west front; dated August 26 ; C. D. Curtis et al. to C. J. Reil ly ; $750. Lot 7, block 26, Northern Pacific addi tion ; triangle, 145x134ft on corner of Hel ena avenue and right of way ; north and south fronts: GeorgejM. Cumming, trustee, to Theodore Welcome ; $700. ; * „ For Fall Trade. Clarke, Conrad & Curtain, the popular and reliable hardware aud stove merchants of Helena, have their clerical force taxed to its utmost receiving and preparing their large incoming stock for the fall and win ter trade. All kinds of goods in their line and branches of trade known to the busi ness as it is conducted in Montana will be found as usual at the same old stand. The great change that has taken place in prices cuts a new and low fig ure in all their purchases and will be signally noticed by all customers who call to examine their new goods. Their cooking stoves, parlor and heating stoves embrace the known favorite varieties. Their present shipment of stoves comes from the great firms of Bridge, Beach & Co. and Buck & Wright, of SL Louis ; Comstock, Castle & Co., of Quincv, 111.: Rathbone, Sard & Co., of Chicago. Other shipments of sheet and galvanized iron come from Pittsburg aud other places. The incoming stock is immense, in which every taste and de mand will be satisfactorily suited. CARPETS AND FURNITURE. For the next thirty days I will sell at COST for SPOT CASH, CARPETS and SHADE GOODS to make room for Fall Ship ments. J. K. SANFORl >. dawt:m-auK2 BROADWAY. HELENA. MONTANA The Great Flome--Its Future and Its Possibilities. The great flume,now completed to Edwards street, is to be extended to Price street without delay. When that is done it will lie a continuous underground drainage 8x10 feet from Cutler street to the northern part of the city, affording a water way sufficient to carry the floods from Grizzly and Orofino gulches harmlessly into the valley below. Besides providing a relief from impending floods the flume will furnish ample sewer age for all that part of the city between the south and north boundaries, and both sides of Main aud Clore streets. A walk through the commodious, well planked flume this mornirgsuggested to a Herald reporter ; the probability that in the future, when * the city shall number its hundred thous „ and souls, this subterranean flume will be Visited throughout its great length by the curious tourists in order that they may take in the sights of Helena, as they do now in going through the sewers of Paris. It requires but a timid flight of the im agination to penetrate the future far enough to see men or boys with donkeys, and dog carts waiting with lighted lamps at the mouth of the great flume ready to convey the per sistant sight-seer from Ten Mite to Chinatovrn for the sum of one dollar, w ith nosegays and anti-odorous conooctions at the expensa of the driver. There is no mis taking the great advantage of this water way to the whole city, and especially to the owners of property on Main and Clore streets. For the general good our enter prising city fathers are pushing the work at w hatever cost, know ing they are conferring a lasting benefit to the city, that as long as such enteprising citizens are at the helm Helena will maintain the pre eminence that she has now, of being the first city of the mountains. W. C. T. V. From Mrs. James Kirkpatrick, of Dillon, is receiveid in detail the proceedings of the recent annual session of the Moutana \V. C. T. U., the substance of which in most part has been anticipated by reports fur nished the Herald at the time and im mediately after the meeting. The official report closes as follows : "We desire to express our gratitude to the Montana press for the courtesy shown us through their columns : to the railroad authorities for the reduction of fare of del egates to and from the convention : to Rev. M. J. Hall for bringing a delegate, and lend ing his aid in our work ; to the ministers and others who addressed the evening meet ing; to Mrs. Howey who presided in the absence of the President, and so ably con ducted the exercises, and especially to the Chairman of the Committee on the Appeal to the People of Montana. "The convention adjourned to meet in Bozeman, August, 1885.'' Books of Worth. A valuable acquisition to the Herald library are the works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, thirteen handsomely bound volumes—the full list of the author's books thus far published. These works are The Native Races, five volumes: Central Amer ica, two volumes; Mexico, two volumes; North Mexican States, one volume ; Cali fornia, one volume; Northwestern Coast, two volumes. The territory covered is the western half of North America from Pan ama to Alaska, including the whole of Central America aud Mexico. Mr. Ban croft's method of historical research are pronounced by discriminating scholars full of profit, preseuting as they do, the most vivid pictures of the times treated such as are destined to convey the most lasting impressions and secure the most thorough knowledge of the subject investigated. Mr. C. H. Lead better, representative of the pub lisher, is a gentleman thoroughly informed of the country and peoples, their resources and characteristics, so exhaustively sketch ed in the works before us. Just now he is meditating a tour of the Park, but we trust on his return he will make us a pro tracted stay. The September number of Harper will attract interest by reason of an article on the Reservoirs that the General Govern ment is constructing on the head waters of the Mississippi. These are to be seven in number and are expected to be able to stow away between November and the following July the respectable little sum of 54,795, 903/J40 cubic feet of water for use during the months of July, August, September and October. The result of this [experi ment will be watched with intense interest by all the world, for if it succeeds accord ing to theory it will be the greatest achiev? ment ever made over nature. It will pre vent or greatly lesson the danger from floods and will keep the river at a uniform stage during the season when navigation is usually suspended, and when water is scarce for all purposes. If these reservoirs are a success at the head of the Mississippi, it will lead to the construction of similar reservoirs at the head of all the rivers in the country, to be filled during the rainy seasons and let out during the drought and heat of summer. They will constitute a bal ance wheel in the circulatory system, pre venting the alternate damage of surplus and scarcity. Montana would lie the site for someof these mighty reservoirs and we could anticipate favorable effects upon our cli mate as well us protection from flood, drought aiul uncertain navigation on the u]%<V/iv0r. * S/ Aw * « VI [ill'll WE ARE STILL In the lead with bottom prices, offering inducements for you to buy your goods from first hands. Give us a call. MAIL ORDERS SOLICITED, PAYNTER & COMSTOCK, WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS. HELENA, MONTA3XTA. dly-janl SA1TDS 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 . 1 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, ami we feel assured that our ef forts will meet with the approval of all purchasers. AVe have not forgotten the little foiks in our CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT. Wê only show Styles and Fashion**made tspres 1 y for us. • SANDS BROS'. HUMBERT & KENNETT CLOTHING, FURNISHING GOODS, HATS AND CAPS. Latest Styles of Youman's Derby Hats, always on hand. We are closing out our Boot and Shoe Department, and offer great Bargains to purchasers. HUMBERT cfc KENNETT. MAIN. STREET.............HELENA. S. T. FOR CASH ONLY ! i Remnants Dress Goods, Flannels, Ging hams, Cheviots, Calico, Table Linen, Muslin, Tickings. Remnants Buttons, Gloves, Hose, Lace, Embroiderys, etc., etc. Ladies and Misses Suits; and Cloaks at actual cost. Ladies Muslin Under garments at Great Reductions. VAN WART & CO. July 23d, 1884. GEBÜßTER & YERGY PLANING MILL, AND SASH, DOOR AID BLIND IANÜFACTOSÏ, 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 _ ARTHUR P. CURTIN. The Leading House of the city in FURNITURE, CARPETS, WALL PAPER AND HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS. The stock of Furniture embraces all grades and puces, from a common wood seat chair to an elegant Parlor or Bedroom Suite v/hile in the CARPET DEPARTMENT Can be found an immense stock of Velvets, Body and Tap y Brussels 3-Plys, Ex-Supers, Cotton Chains, Rags, Hemps, Mattings, etc., etc.i Smyrna, Velvet, and Tap'y Rugs and Mats. WALL PAPERS, With Borders and Centers to match. To all of which may be added an endless variety of Housefurnishing Goods. The whole ccmp ris ing, altogether, the most complete stock in the city. KEIN«. THE HEAVIEST SHIPPER in the almvliii^ in ilieT «■ rr*• ***£•, fills in# f rom first tiHnris nnd slii|*|>iit£' in ui.brokeii mr-loml lots. ifi«*r«* >} the very lowest ttoei^-lit rote«, enable* me to name c'osesi price«. mnol*-*. The making laying of cornets. muktuK atul Idiukmik ( ,.»• Luce Curtain*. etc., etc., a Kpeeioli^ . .4 cortffm invitation extenot«* amine goo«!«, a ml compare prices.* Very Respectfully, ARTHUR P. CURTIN.