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LOCAL NEWS
From the Dallv Herald of April I.
Death of Mrs. Eddy.
Mrs. John W. Eddy, wbixse funeral took
place to-day, died at her home in this
city at 6 o'clock last Sunday morning.
Her death, though somewhat sudden, was
not altogether unlooked for. as the disease
that caused it had afflicted her since girl
hood. When thirteen years old she evinced
symptoms of a disorder of the stomach and
it soon became apparant that she was
afflicted with a fatal malady. It was an
ulcerous or cancerous affection of the
stomach and was attended with the
nioet intense suffering that attacked her
at intervals. Last Thursday night she
was seized with one of these attacks—the
fourth in three months. Dr. Kellogg, her
medical adviser, was sent for and relieved
her suffering by administering morphine.
Satusday she grew better and her physi
cian and friends ^thought the spell had
passed. At 2 o'clock Sunday morning she
was seized with a violent chill, became un
conscious shortly after and at 6 o'clock
breathed her last. All efforts to avert the
crisis were made but to no avail. The
deadly disease had completed its work, the
ulcer had eaten its way to her vitals and
death resulted from a perforation of the
walls of the stomach. .She passed away
in the arms of her devoted husband and
surrounded by loving relatives, whose
presence soothed her last hours.
Mrs. John W. Eddy, nee Evelyn May
Harvey, was about 30 years of age at the
time of her death, having been born in
llackettstown, New Jersey, August 6tb,
1857. She came to Montana with her
parents when 12 years of age and, except
ing the period of her education in the East,
has resided here ever since. She acquired
her education at the Moravian Seminary
and graduated at Meriden, New Hamp
shire. She lirst met Judge Eddy in Helena
and was married to him at Ironia, New
Jersey, June 12, 1879. They have made
their home in Helena and it was blessed
with four children, three boys and a girl.
The daughter died three years ago and the
boys, the eldest being only live years of
age, survive their mother. Mrs. Eddy was
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Harvey,
who lived at Clancy for several years. Her
mother and two brothers are still living at
Clancy, while another brother resides near
Carters ville.
The deceased was a woman of most
excellent qualities. Besides possessing all
the domestic and Christian virtues she
was accomplished in the literary and
musical arts. Her writings were many
and have been read with interest by Mon
tana people. A devout member of the
Baptist church, she devoted much time
to religious affairs and by her connection
with different societies did noble work in
promoting the good cause. She was a de
voted wife and an excellent mother and
will be sadly missed by the little ones
she leaves behind. Throughout a life of
suffering she displayed most wonderful
fortitude, bearing her cross patiently and
without a murmur. She leaves naught
behind her but the memory of a noble life,
marked by a heroic patience in suffering,
devotion to family and friends and a strict
performance of every Christian duty. For
the loss of such a wife and mother the
sympathy of the whole community goes
out to the stricken family.
Sudden Death.
\Y. A. Douglas, of Leadville, Col., one of
the many bidders on the Montana Central
Butte line, who was here in person at the
letting of the contract, was found dead in
his bed at an Ogden hotel the other day.
His death is attributed to hard drinking.
He had not touched liquor fer nine years,
but on comiDg to Helena again resorted to
the cup. Being a large, fleshy man, apo
plectically inclined, his return to the use
of alcoholic liquors proved fatal.
St. Peter's Church.
The services of Holy Week will be as
follows:
Holy Thursday—Ante Communion, 11
a. m. 7:30 p. m.
Hood Friday—9. a. m.; 12 to 3 p. m.
Faster Even—11 a. in.; 4:30 p. m.
EASTER.
Holy Communion—7:45 a. m.
Morning Prayer, Sermon and Holy Com
munion—11 a. m.
Sunday School—2:30 p. m.
Carol service—7:30 p. m.
The offerings of the Sabbath School chil
dren w ill be received at the Carol Service.
Last year the School contributed nearly
one hundred dollars at the Easter offertory,
the result chiefly of their Lenton self-de
nial. There is no reason to expect a
smaller sum on this occasion.
EASTEK MONDA V.
Morning Prayer and election of the Ves
try, 11a. m. A full attendance, especially
of the gentlemen connected w ith the con
gregation, is requested.
The Total Registration.
The registration board sat again last
Saturday afternoon and registered 640
more names to the list of qualified voters
already registered, making the total num
ber registered in the city 1,937. The total
vote at the last municipal election was
only 1,720. The registry lists now show
the following results by wards:
1st ward......................................................... 387
2d ■ ..................................................... 411
• id " 283
4th - ........................................................ 255
5th " ......................................................... 237
6th " 161
7th " 200
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[8t. Paul Mum.) Globe.J
It. E. Fisk, editor and proprietor of the
Helena Herai.d, was at the Merchants
yesterday on his way home from Chicago
accompanied by his daughter Grace. Mr.
Fisk came through St. Paul in 1866, and at
that time said Third street was the only
street in the city on which any business
was dene. He says Helena is moving
right along with a steady, prosperous
swing, and is bound to be one of the rich
est cities in the Northwest. Last year
buildings were erected at an aggregate cost
of $1,500,000 and the building this year
promises to overreach these figures. He
says the city don't know what a boom is
and don't want to. She has struck a
healthy, successful way of growing and is
perfectly satisfied. It was intimated to
him that a gang of real estate speculators
from the East were going out there to get
up a craze. He smiled calmly and said the
boys would find a class of men who could
nestle right alongside of them till they got
tired, if necessary.
A Museum for Helena.
The publication entitled, "Museum of
Antiquity." comprises an account of the
unearthing of Pompei, the excavation
of Troy, by Dr. Kchlieman, and Dr. Ohay
ard's discoveries of historic sculptures at
Nineveh. The gigantic ruins of Egypt are
also described and illustrated. With its
1,006 pages of printed matter, magnificent
steel, plates and 300 copper plates, this
work forms one of the fl iest liooks ever
published Sold only by subscription.
From the Daily Herald of Apiil 3.
FOUND DEAD IN BED.
L. Dickenson, of Deer Lodge, Dies
From an Overdose of Mor
phine.
Last night about 7 o'clock L. Dicken
son, ol Deer Lodge, who had been in the
city but a few days, was discovered dead
iu his bed in a room at the Cosmopolitan
Hotel. Beside him near the bed was
found a bottle containing about 18 grains
of morphine and of a capacity of 60 grains.
It is supposed the bottle had been full
and the unfortunate man bad taken all
but the eighteen ; grains with intent to
commit suicide.
Coroner Morris empanelled a jury and
held an inquest upon the remains. The
result shed no light upon the prime
cause of the sad occurrence
and the verdict simply stated that
the deceased "came to his death from an
overdose of morphine."
L. Dickenson was a man about 45 years
of age and leaves a wife and children in
St. Louis, where he resided for many
years. His brother is deputy sheriff at
Anaconda and was expected over to-day to
care for the remains. The deceased was for
merly on the sheriffs force at Deer Lodge,
but has lately been employed as a guard
at the Territorial penitentiary in that
town. He left Deer Lodge, Sunday, ar
riving here that afternoon. Drinking and
gambling were among his failings, though
he was not perceptibly under the influence
of liquor yesterday. The sum of $1.15 in
money, several letters addressed to him
and a pawn check for a watch and other
articles, upon which he had been advanced
$19 by a Helena loan office, were found
upon his person.
Later—It was learned this morning that
the deceased's brother would probably not
come to Helena and that the remains
would be shipped to Deer Lodge this af
ternoon. Ex-Sheriff McMasters tele
graphed this moruiug to forward the body
at his expense and it was understood that
the shipment was to have been made on
this afternoon s train.
akbok day.
A Time for Planting Trees and Im
proving Property.
The last legislature passed a law des
ignating the third Tuesday of May each
year as Arbor Day and empowering the
Governor to issue an annual proclamation
setting this day apart for the planting of
trees, beautifying houses, cemeteries, high
ways, public grounds and landscapes.
The law was introduced by Hon. Will
Sutherlin, of the Rocky Mountain Husband
man, passed both branches of the legisla
ture and received the Governor's ap
proval.
The law has many different provisions
bearing upon arboriculture, among which
are the following: That teachers in pub
lic schools shall train the thoughts of
youth in tree planting and decorating, by
practical observance of Arbor day. That
land shall undergo no augmented assessed
valuation for a period of ten years, by
reason of its value having been increased
by the planting of fruit or forest trees.
It also exempts from assessment at the
rate of $100 per acre a year for eight
years, one or more acres of
land that has been planted
in fruit trees, suitably cultivated for two
years, provided the trees be planted not
more than 33 feet apart. Under similar
conditions, provided the trees be not more
than 9 feet apart land planted in forest
trees, kept in growing condition, shall be
exempt from assessment each year for six
years, at the rate of $100 for each acre so
planted. Persons living on homesteads are
also allowed each year an exemption of $50
per f acre from assessment *for live years,
for each acre planted in trees. It aho pro
vides that whenever any resident of this
Territory has or may hereafter plant and
cultivate for two years a line of forest
trees, not less than six'een feet apart, and
not more than eight feet from any highway
upon which his land may border or along
water ditches within his land ; said land
shall be exempt from taxation to the
amount of one dollar annually thereafter
ou the assessed valuation of such land for
each growing tree thereon for a period of
five years.
These are the principal features of the
new tree law and our people should begin
this spring to take advantage of its pro
visions by setting out fruit or forest trees
upon their lands.
Other City Elections.
Municipal elections were held also in
Bozemen and Billings yesterday, resulting
iu Republican victories in both places.
At Bozeman the following Republicans
were elected :
Mayor— J. V. Bogert.
City Attorney—Campbell.
Treasurer—Dodson.
Marshal—Clark.
The Republicans and Democrats each
elected two aldermen and the Democrats
elected the police magistrate.
At Billings the election resulted as lol
lows :
For Mayor— J. R. Goss (Republican).
Attorney and Clerk—E. N. Harwood
(Republican).
Marshal—H. Terrell (Democrat).
Assessor and Treasurer—L. Bates (Déni
erai).
Tne Republicans also elected four out of
five aldermen.
Montaua Central Matters.
At a meeting of the City Council Satur
day night the committee, having under
consideration the application of the Mon
tana Central Railway company for right of
way of its Batte line across the northern
part of the city, reported having partially
looked into the matter and asked further
time for a more thorough investigation. A
petition was presented from residents cf
the Sixth ward, protesting against the
grant of the proposed line, as it would put
a railroad between their homes and
the school house which would mske it
necessary for their children to cross
the track in going to school. Ow
ing to this protest and the fact that fur
ther time was asked, the committee was
given until Tuesday evening to make its
final report.
Board of Arbitration.
Yesterday Messrs. W. J. l'enrose and M.
V. Kirtley, members of the Territorial
Board of Arbitration, met in Helena, pur
suant to the call ol the Governor. Mr
Eddy, the other member of the board, is in
California. However the quorum organized
by the election of W. J. Penrose chairman,
and M. V. Kirtley clerk. Alex. Devine
was appointed deputy clerk. No father
• business was transacted and the board ad
journed to meet whenever called together
by the Governor.
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THE CITY ELECTION.
Republicans Elect the Treasurer and
Five Out of the Seven Al
dermen.
Democrats Get Only Four Officers—
Mayor, Police Magistrate and
Two Aldermen.
Barden's Tremendous Majority ol
407---A Strongly Republican City
Council.
At one o'clock yesterday afternoon the
polls opened in the different wards and the
mnnicipal election of 1887 was fully in
augurated. Voters tamed oat early and
from the opening to the close of the polls
the judges and clerks were kept busy re
ceiving the ballots. At seven o'clock the
polls closed and soon thereafter the count 1
commenced. It took only a short time to
complete it and by nine o'clock the final
result was known. The Herald received
the returns as fast as the count ended in
the different wards and bulletined them for ,
the information of the public. The first :
ward heard from was the Third and then
followed the Fourth, Fifth, Seventh and
Sixth in rapid succession, the First and
Second, the two most populous wards in
the city, being the last to complete the
count.
The returns from the four wards first
handed in showed in which direction the
tide was setting and the friends of Davis
conceded the election of Steele. That |
Barden would be elected was evident from :
the start and also that he would carry a
tremendous majority. Great interest was j
centered in the contest for police magis
trate. Tony Kuntz, or the "little Dutch- !
man," as he was called, was the Repnbli- !
can candidate and surprised a great many
Democrats, who calculated on a big ma
jority for English. After the first four
wards came in Kuntz led by 27 majority,
but English's big vote in the first and
second knocked this majority endways, j
though the result was much closer than
was generally anticipated, Harvey Eng
lish's majority being only 164, while
Steele, the head of the ticket swung a
round 244 majority. In 1884 English was
elected by over 400 majority and last year
his majority was 367, so that Kuntz is not
to be commiserated on his defeat.
Dick Barden's 407 majority was the
crowning triumph of the day and testi
fies the depth of the esteem in which the
voters of Helena hold that staunch young
Republican.
The following tabulated exhibit shows
the vote for Mayor cast yesterday and
also that of 1885 and '86 for purposes of
comparison.
THE VOTE FOR MAYOR.
1887. Ï
1886.
1885.
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Wards.
T.
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£
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£
First................
152 230 78
201 194
10 168 235
67
Second............
151 238 87
199 143
56 216 193
*53
Third...............
110 157 47
112 il9
|7 149 153
4
Fourth............
101 131 30
128 98
30 201 118
*83
Fifth...............
116 106*10
121 75
46 101 134
33
Sixth ............
104 64 *40
98 61
37 56 91
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Seventh...........
72 124 52
115 53
62
Total............
8C6 1060
977 743
921 924
Majorities..... I
1 1 244
234 | j| 1 8
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^Republican ward majorities in 18,85 and 1887.
f Democratic ward majorities in 1886.
Following is the result of the vote cast
yesterday for Treasurer and Police Magis
trate and Aldermen in the different wards:
Wards.
City
Treas'r.
Police
Magis.
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£ £
X ®
N JÇ
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X X
First...........
218 164
131 251
Secoml........
226 161
159 230
Third...........
140 129
112 155
158 77
126 107
Fifth............
152 74
127 96
Sixth...........
123 41
85 81
Seventh.......
121 79
107 91
Totals.......
1138 731
847 ion
Majorities.
i 161
ALDERMEN.
Wards.
Names.
Maj '
.. 120
Lissner, D.............
253
133
.. 180
Worth, D..............
.. 205
25
Third..........
.Kirkendall, R.......
. 134
12
Ming, D.................
.. 122
.. 150
63
Stubbs, D.............
„ 87
Fifth..........
< 'lewell. K.............
.. 158
90
Giipatrick, 1) .......
.. 68
Sixth...........
.Howev, K............
... 101
33
Rosamond, D.......
.. 68
.. 115
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Monshau&en, D_____
The result of the aldermanic contest is
a most satisfactory victory for the Repub
Beans, who elected five out of their seven
candidates. In the Frst and Second wards
the Democrats elected their Aldermen
Marcus Lissner in the First and John
Worth in the Second. In all the other
wards the Republicans carried the day by
large majorities, electing as Aldermen
Hugh Kirkendall in the Third ward, R.
C. Wallace, in the Fourth ward; T. H.
Clewell, in the Fifth: R. H. Howey, in the
Sixth, and A. O. Simons in the Seventh.
The City Council will Ire more strongly
Republican than eyer before. Of the seven
retiring Aldermen four were Democrats.
One of these, Lissner, succeeds himself.
The seven who hold over are all Republi
cans, so that the new Council will stand
twelve Republicans and two Democrats.
These are Lissner, of the First and Worth, of
the Second Ward. The reins of city gov
ernment are still in the hands of the Re
publicans, and though they lost the Mayor
the result of yesterday's election may
still be regarded as a Republican victory.
REAL ESTATE SALE.
A Batch of Transfers Aggregating
Over $30,000.
Porter & Math, Real Estate Agents, re
port the following sales perfected this
week:
Chas. H. More, to Oscar L. Bishop; lots
1 and 2, block 8, Bassett addition; $550,00.
John H. Ming, to Clifford H. Anderson;
lots 19, 20, 31 and 32, Ming addition; $850.
John H. Ming, to H. H. Wynne; lots 29
and 30, Ming addition; $400,00.
Terrence O'Donnell, to Andrew J. Saw
yer et al; swj swj sec. 18, tp. 10, n. r. 3 w,
36 acres; $7,560.00.
T. C. Power and James Snllivan, to
James porter et al, 85 feet on the east side
of Main street,north of Lawrence; $21,250.
Hoback & Cannon, to Frank J. Lebert;
lot 6, block 608; Hoback & Cannon ad
dition; $650,00.
C. W. Cannon, to Richard Hoback; undi
vided one-half interest lot 10, block 607,
Hoback & Cannon addition; consideration,
$300,00.
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From the Dally Heraid of April 6.
CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
Canvassing the Municipal Vote--
The Montana Central Granted
Bight of W av Through the
City.
The City Council held a meeting last
nigt to canvass the vote for city officers
and members of the Council cast at Mon
day's election. The Mayor and every Al
derman was present. The vote was count
ed and showed the result as announced in
the Herald yesterday. Upon this show
ing the Clerk was instructed to issue cer
tificates of election to the successful candi
dates.
MONTANA CENTRAL MATTERS.
Lissner, from the special committee, ap
pointed to investigate the reqnest of the
Montana Central railway Co. for the right
of way, made the following report as a
minority of the committee:
To the Honorable City Council of the City of
Helena :
Gentlemen :—Your special committe to
whom was referred the application of the
Montana Central railway company for the
right ol way across certain streets and
alleys of the city, respectfully recommend •
That the company be required to purchase
the blocks on their proposed line upon
which buildings are now standing, to be
fixed by arbitration, the company to ap
point one arbitrator, the property owners
to appoint one and the two thus chosen to
appoint a third, with an agreement that
the findings of such arbitrators shall be
final ; provided the same can be purchased
upon reasonable terms, and that thereupon
the right of way be granted subject to such
conditions as the City Council may estab
lish by ordinance.
Lockey moved to adopt the last clause of
the report but subsequently withdrew this
motion and offered the following resolu
tion :
Resolved, That the committee on ordi
nances, in conjunction with the City At
torney, be instructed to prepared an ordi
nance granting the right of way to the
Montana Central railway company accord
ing to their plat and survey, with proper
reservation and regulations as to the exer- j
cise of such franchise.
This provoked lengthy debate. Finally
Howey moved to lay the resolution on
the table. This was lost by a vote of
ten to four.
Howey then moved the adoption of
the resolution with the words, " according
to their p at and survey," stricken out.
Carried.
A committee of three, notably Aldermen
Howey, Stedman and Watson, was ap
pointed to wait upon Col. Dodge, Chief
Engineer of the Montana Central, and re
quest his presence at the next meeting of
the Council, to-morrow evening.
The new Mayor and Aldermen will
take their seats in the Council at the
regular meeting for April, Thursday the
14th inst.
Hoback moved that the Beattie and
Blake additions to the Helena townsite
be stricken from the official map of the
city, tor the reason that the plats of those
sections do not correspond to or conform
with the systematic surveys of streets and
alleys of the city. Carried.
The council then adjourned until to
morrow evening.
FROM ST. PAUL TO THE PACIFIC
A Minnesota Tourist Party Guests
Within Our City.
Notable arrivals in Helena for the day,
en route to the Pacific, are E. V. Smalley,
editor jind proprietor, and H. P. Barlxmr,
business manager, of the Northwest Maga
zinc, and F. A. Carle, managing editor of
the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Included in
the party of tourists are also Mrs. Barbour
and Miss M. R. Holbrook, the latter from
the treasurer's office of the Northern
Pacific, New York—all of whom are to re
sume their transcontinental trip to the
Cascades and Puget Sound by special car
to morrow. There is here always a very
warm greeting for Mr. Smalley, whose
Montana friends and acquaintances are !
many and whose visits hundreds of our
citizens Lave on several occasions most '
heartily welcomed. His visit now, as j
heretofore, is in part professional, and an |
early number of the popular publication
he conducts will depict in pen and pencil
the grandeur of the Cascade country, over
which the Northern Pacific will presently
operate its trains direct to Tacoma.
Returning later in the month, Mr.
Smalley and Mr. Barbour expect to make
a break in their eastward journey, stopping
at Montana points for purposes of inspec
tion of our richly paying mining properties
-particularly those in the Butte, Philipsburg,
and Helena districts, and their description
and illustration in the summer months'
issues of the Northwest Magazine. These
are matters of much interestto Montana
miners, in spreading desired information
through effective channels and stimulating
the investment of capital in inviting fields
for legitimate mining enterprise. On this
mission, we are glad to know, we shall
have the presence of Mr. Barbour for
some weeks, and we trust with results not
less satisfactory to himself than to bonanza
owners of the several districts of the terri
tory he will traverse.
Mr. Carle, as near as the Herald can
guess, is making a tour of observation not
unlike that undertaken in this direction
several years ago, when he favored
Helena with a visit all too brief to learn
of the city fully, on what it lives and
thrives and grows, or to more than cas-
ually form the acquaintance of the peo-
ple of purpose and progress planted here.
He is an able editor at the head of an
influential journal which circulates
widely throughout a dozen States and
Territories. We regret his stay is not
longer with ns.
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The Elkhorn Queen.
The annual meeting of the Elkhorn
Queen Mining Company was held last
evening and resulted in the election of
the following officers and trustees for the
ensuing year :
President—Henry Klein.
Vice President—A. G. Clarke.
Treasurer—Jno. C. Curtin.
Secretary—A. K. Barbour.
Trustees—A. G. Clarke, A. A. McMillan,
Henry Klein, R. C. Wallace, John C.
Curtin, Wm. Ulm, A. K. Barbour, C. A.
Clarke, W. B. Raleigh.
The contractor reported work progress
ing satisfactorily on the property and the
mine looking splendidly.
First Love.
An old time miner who flourished in
Helena away back in the sixties returned
last evening after an absence of eighteen
years, and to express his admiration for
his first love (that is a life in the mines of
Montana) he remarked to a friend this
morning that he would rather be hung by
the Vigilantes here than to die a natural
death in any other part of the United
States.
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TOWN AND TERRITORY.
—The product of the Jay Gould Min
ing Company for March amounted to $19,
000
—Mayor Snllivan, of Fort Benton, has
been re-elected as presiding officer of that
municipality.
—There will be a meeting of the
Prickley Pear Stock Association at Fred
Gamer's store on Saturday, April 16th.
JAMES w. HABDGROVE, Secretary.
—Montana Central construction engineers
are at work along the line from Helena
to Butte and in a short time the grading
will be in progress from both ends of the
road.
—Under the new law to encourage tree
planting the third Tuesday of May will be
Arbor Day, when all good people anxious
to comply with the law should take a
day off and plant trees.
—The first steamboat of the season left
Bismarck on the 3d inst. for Fort Benton,
and it is expected to arrive at the head of
navigation by the 20th—nine days earlier
that the earliest arrival on record.
—The Manitoba has commenced laying
track from Minot westward. Work began
on Saturday last aud will be prosecuted
steadily until fall, when it is expected the
road will be completed to Montana.
—In a game of bise ball yesterday be
tween nines divided on political lines the*
Democrats gained a victory by a score of
14 to 11. The playing of the Republican
boys was not as good as their po litics. —~
—The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. R. Smith, aged two and a half years,
died yesterday from pneumonia. The
funeral will be held this afternoon at 3
o'clock from the residence on Fifth avenue.
—The water is very low in the upper
Missouri at present. Judge Hilger says it
is too low to run his steamer, and he must
wait two or three weeks before inaugurat
ing his popular excursions through the
Gate of the Mountains.
—Benton Press : Word has been received
from Sir Alexander Galt, stating that he
has renewed his efforts to secure rights
which will enable him to construct his
road to Fort Benton, and his efforts are in
a fair way to be crowned with success.
—The election for school trustee held
last Saturday was very quietly con
ducted. As there was no opposition to
Mr. A. J. Craven the vote polled was
small and he was elected as much by the
consenting silence of hundreds of voters
as by the ballots cast.
—Helena Republicans did a lot
of scratching yesterday on the head of
the ticket. Wards That went solidly Re
pul ican last year turned in big Democratic
majorities yesterday. Davis carried but
two wards, swinging majorities of 10 in
the fifth and 40 in the sixth.
—The Union Pacific has a large force of
men at work on the Utah & Northern be
tween Silver Bow and Pocatello widening
the gauge. Superintendent Blickensderfer
says the work will be completed by the
1st of August, wheu the narrow gauge
traffic will be discontinued between Butte
and the East.
—Material for the new railroad shops at
Missoula is fast accumulating and work
will soon be commenced upon the build
ings. When the shops are completed Mis
soula will have facilities for doing every
kind of railroad work, even rebuilding
locoraotiyes. The Northern Pacific is
building the works.
THE A TH1CAL ATTRACTIONS.
What Manager Maguire Did While in
the East--The Inter State Law an
Impediment in Theatrical
Business.
Meeting Manager Maguire recently
a Herald reporter asked him somewhat
about his Eastern trip and what the pros
pects for the coming season were. In re
ply Mr. Maguire said: ".So far as the fu
is concerned I cannot say anything defi
nite, as
THE INTER STATE LAW
will materially interfere with the theatri
cal business all over the country, but more
especially with the entire Northwest.
You see, the very expensive attractions
which even with the privileges
hitherto granted by the railroads could
only play at Butte and Helena
with a possibility of profit for such attrac
tions, and even under the most favorable
circumstances, you would be astonished at
the small margin of profit that large com- !
binations have made in this Territory,
even at full houses, in consequence of the j
heavy expenditures for fares, besides nights \
lost in traveling, which necessarily must
occur by companies making for Montana.
The inter-state law is a positive prohibi
tion, and will compel many managers
either to give up or return to the old sys
tem of having stock companies and im- j
port the prominent stars singly and sup- ;
port them with the local stock. Many
managers have already signified their in- j
tention in this respect, and the Alcazar, of ;
San Francisco, will be run entirely on this
plan for the future. So will, probably, j
Mr. Hayman run his Baldwin and Cali
fornia theatres. Indeed, Mr. Hayman has
been doing this to a certain extent during
the past season, securing in New York the
most successful plays and one or two people
identified with their production there,
and filling up with local talent in San
Francisco. By the way, I want to say
right here that California famishes the
best actors to-day throughout the coun
try, and in New York, California actors
will more readily obtain engagements
than those hailing from any other outside
city.
FUTURE ATTRACTIONS.
"I have a pretty good list, if they don't
cancel contracts. This I am sure some of
them will do. The first coming attrac
tion will be Mande Granger, who, I need
hardly tell yon, has a reputation radiating
from New York all over the country.
Miss Granger will be followed by the
Trebelli-Musin Operatic Concert Com
pany. Trebelli is among the contraltos of
the world what Patti is among sopranos,
which means the greatest.
"I will have my own company, which
when they do appear here, will by com
parison hold their own with the
best travelling. It will be very
strong both in talent and
numbers and equal to the requirements of
any dramatic production. Besides produc
ing new plays, which I have purchased for
my circuit, I will bring ont famous stars
daring the season—I will have the great
French actress Rhea, and have nearly
closed terms with Mrs. Langtry. John T.
Raymond and the Adelaide Randall
Comic Opera Co. are among my attrac
tions.
"I would have Edwin Booth, as Manager
Howe, of Portland, and myself made him a
satisfactory offer, to visit oar respective
cities ; but Mr. Booth would not take the
ocean trip to Portland and has postponed
his visit until next year, when he can
travel by rail between California and Ore
gon.
"Much, however, depends on the inter
state law or the interpretation the com
missioners may put upon it. From pres
ent aspects it will work very hard in Mon
tana and will certainly cut down the num
ber of companies visiting the Territory
during its existence."
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PERSONAL.
c.im! over from Dee
—Marshal Kelly
1 Lodge yesterday.
— Vf. E. Tierney and wife, of Townsend,
I are at the Cosmopolitan.
—Col. J. A. Johnston is making a visit
to his old Kentucky home.
— S. S. Hnntley has returned from St.
Paul, after a month's absence.
— S. C. Ashby and wife have returned
from an extended Eastern trip.
—A. Nathan, the clothing merchant of
Benton, is at the Cosmopolitan.
— H. K. Whitehill an attorney of Deer
Lodge, is at the Grand Central.
—Phil. M. Saunders has returned from
St. Louis and is at the Cosmopolitan.
—J. P. Menard, manager of T. C. Tower
& Co s house at Missoula, is at the Grand
Central.
—Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gans have
reached home after spending two months
in the East.
—Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bradford, of St.
Louis, are at the Cosmopolitan. They ar
rived this morning.
—Major and Mrs. Martin Maginnis re
turned borne last night from Washington,
where they spent the winter.
—Capt. F. K. Ward, of the First Cavalry
U. S.A., is at the Grand Central, accompan
ied by his wife and four children.
—Robert Coburn the stock man, and J.
H. Moe, the banker, of White Sulphur
Springs, are at the Grand Central.
— C. G. Birdseye, of Blackfoot, and Jno
W. Besserer, of Bozeman are among Terri
torial visitors at the Grand Central.
— M. J. Haley, the well known land
office timber inspector, has returned from
Washington and is at the Merchants.
—Capt. James N. Wheelan, of the 2d
Cavalry, passt d through the city on Satur
day on his way to Washington Territory.
—Will Hanks, editor of the Great Falls
Tribune, came down from the north yester
day and will spend a few days in the Cap
ital.
—Spruille Braden, assayer in charge of
the government office at Helena, returned
home last night after spending a month
in Washington.
—Rev. L. B. Palladino arrived this
morning from the West, it is said, to
resume his former duties as pastor of the
Catholic congregation.
—Hon. Wm. E. Smith, general solicitor
of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba
Railway Co., is expected to visit Helena
during the present month.
— W. J. Penrose, editor of the Butte
Mining Journal and member of the Terri
torial Board of Arbitration, came over from
Butte yesterday. He returns this evening.
—Dr. A. L. Davison, of Dillon, is at the
Cosmopolitan. The gentleman is on his J
way to Townsend to see about fitting up !
his steamer, which is to navigate the upper
Missouri this season.
—E. A. Dolan an old time miner in t
Grizzly Gulch, who left Helena in 1869,
and who has spent nine years in the
Siua Loa mines iu Mexico, has returned
to Helena to remain for good.
—Stephen Spitzley, of Great Falls, has
come to Helena for medical treatment.
Mr. Spitzley was severely injured iu an
accident to the Benton stage some months
ago, and has not yet fully recovered.
—William Rodgers, the Boulder valley
ranchman, spent yesterday iu Helena. Mr.
Rodgers says his cattle, as well as those on
the iîoulder generally, weathered the hard
winter with less loss than was anticipated.
—Mr. D. H. Heywood, general agent of
the Law, King & Law Publishing House,of
San Francisco has just arrived in the city.
He will personally canvass Helena on the
"Museum of Antiquity," the finest publica
tion of his firm.
— S. G. Fulton, formerly general agent of
the N. P. at Helena, but uow assistant
general freight agent of that road at Port
land, is at the Grand Central. He came in
from St. Paul last night, and will tarry a
pay in the city on his way home.
— H. L. Luke, private secretary of Gov- |
ernor Leslie, has been appointed by that
official to the office of Territorial arsenal
keeper lately held by E. W. Bach. Mr.
Luke assumes the title of Major and re
ceives the salary of $200 a year with cus
tomary equanimity.
—President Hauser, of the First Na
tional Bank, after bringing to a successful
close all business matters pertaining to the
various railroad projects to be carried
forward in Montana the present season, is
en route from New York and will arrive |
home the present vyek.
—J. M. Moriaty, the photographer has
returned from a three months' visit in the
East. Besides a stay at his old home at
Waitsfield, Vermont, he has visited many
photo galleries in the large cities and be
come acquainted with a number of new
methods in his business. Some new ap
paratus will arrive in a few days which
he will be pleased to show to all who
call at the Sunbeam parlor.
New Freight Tariff.
The freight schedule adopted by the
Northern Pacific railroad under the new
law differs little from the old rates, so far
as Helena and points east are concerned.
Following are the old and new rates be
tween St. Paul, Minnesota Transfer, Min
neapolis, Duluth and Superior and Helena:
Class.
1 ............
New.
............S3 00................
............ 2 50................
Old
................83 00
................ 2 50
6
............ 2 00................
................ 2 00
4 ............
................ 1 75
5 ............
............ 1 55................
................ 1 60
A .
......... 1 50................
i »>
B ............
........1 35................
................ 1 35
C ..........
............ 1 15................
................ 1 25
D ............
............ 90................
................ 1 00
E ............
............ 80................

Real Estate Transfer.
R. Lockey, agent, to-day sold to Henry
Nitsche lots 15 and 16, block 46, N. P. ad
dition, for $650.
Stewart Library Sale.
New York, March, 31.—The Stewart
sale was concluded to-night with the dis*
posai af the remainder of the library. The
grand aggregate is about $600,000.
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THE WEST.
Oh. the West ! the glorious West !
Of all this fair, proud land the best.
A country that boasts of bounding health,
Of royal chances and boundless wealth.
Oh, the West ! the beautiful West :
From river strand to mountain crest,
With verdant vale and grassy plain,
And endless fields of waving grain :
Oh. the West : the bounteous West :
Where p'enty adds a piquant zest
To race for wealth in mine or field.
Or any work that wealth will yield.
Oh, the West 1 the grand, new West !
Of all this fair, proud land the be-t,
It only needs its men shall be
Noble and honest, brave and freo.
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FIRE AT MISSOULA.
The Opera House and Express Ollico
Burned*« Loss $10,000.
Missoula, April 6.— [Special to the
Herald:] A fire broke out here at 10
o'clock this morning in the Northern Pa
cific Express office. The fire company l>e
ing unable to control it the flames con
sumed the express building and spread
to adjoining premises, setting lire to the
Magurie opera house and destroying it.
The express office and contents were en
tirely destroyed, entailing a loss of $5,000.
The cellar was used as a store room by A.
J. Thomas, who suffers a loss of $2,000.
The building was owned by the Missoula
National Bank and was uninsured. The
loss on the opera house, which was owned
by Murphy, Worden & Co., is $3 000, mak
ing the total loss $10,000 entirely without
insurance.
Stocks.
New York, March 31.—An upward
movement in the stock market was re
sumed to-day and the steady appreciation
values met with no set back of impor
tance throughout the entire day. In the
afternoon there was less animation in the
market and the morning prices were not
fully maintained. Toward the last hour
however, there was a renewal of conli
dence in buying and the close was mod
erately active and strong at the best
prices of the day.
New York, April 1. — There was a little
more activity in the stock market to-day,
but it was feverish and erratic, and on the
whole, heavy. There was an undoubtedly
large realizing during the day, but the
market al>sorbed the offerings, London and
Chicago both doing considerable buying.
There was more activity in the coal stocks
upon the advance in rates, and the mar
ket was firm at the opening, the first
Drices showing advances of from J to } per
cent, over yesterday's figures. There was
a marked decrease in the afternoon's busi
ness, and farther slight advances were
made under the lead of the Northwestern,
and toward the close it again became
heavy and the close was moderately active.
The closing prices, with a few exceptions,
showing net losses for fractions only in the
active list. Both Government and State
bonds were dull and steady to firm.
New York, April 4.—The stock ex
change opened with an active and steady
movement. Coal stocks was the particu
lar feature. The opening was strong with
first prices | to ] per cent, above closing
figures of Saturday.
Live Stock.
Chicago, March 31.—Cattle—Receipts,
8,000 ; steadier and stronger. Fancy $5.35
(5,5.65; Shipping Steers, 950 to 1500 lbs.,
$4 0005 15 ; Stockers and feeders, $3.000
4.20; Texas grassers, $3.0003 50.
Sheep—Receipts, 5,000, market strong ;
Natives, $3 <>004.80; Western,$3 50; Tex
ans, $3 000,4.20; Lambs, $4 0005.15.
Chicago, April 1.—Cattle—Receipts,
6,000; weak aud steady. Shipping Steers,
950 to 1,500 lbs., $3 800,5.55; stockeTs
and feeders, very dull at $2.750 4.20.
Sheep—Receipts, 2,000;strong. Natives,
$3.0004 80; Western, $3.75 0 4 70.
Chicago, April 4. — Cattle—Receipts,
5,000—Market strong, and 5 to 10 cents
higher. Shipping Steers, 950 to 1500 lbs ,
$3.900 4 55; Stockers and feeders, $2.750
4.15. w
Sheep—Receipts, 4,000; 10 to 15 cents
higher; natives, $3.0005 00; Western. $3.75
0,4.80; Lambs, $4.5005.25.
Chicago, April 5. — Cattle — Receipts
4200; fairly active. Shipping steers 4.75
0 5.40 ; Stockers and feeders 2.7504.35.
Sheep—Receipts 4000 ; strong. Natives
305; western 3.750 4.50; Texans 2.750
4.25 ; lambs 406.
The Drovers Journal's special cablegram
from London quotes the cattle market
steady. Best American steers 12} ceuts
per pound. Estimated dead weight prices
1 cent lower than a year ago.
Wool Market.
Boston, April 5. — Wool is in fair de
mand. Ohio and Pennsylvania extra
fleeces 31, xx do. 32; Michigan extra , 30;
Ohio fine delaine, 35036; Michigan do 34;
fine Territory,, 18020; Medium, do 200
25; pulled wools, superior, 30034. Other
grades uuchauged.
Crop Review.
Chicago, April 3.—The Farmer's Review
of the crop this week is as follows : The
reports from the winter wheat growing
States are still of a favorable tenor. The
majority of the returns indicate that the
fall sown grain is in a lull average condi
tion. ,
The weather continues dry in Missouri
and Kansas, and there is great lack of
moisture, particularly iu the |last named
State, but as yet the crop has not been
seriously injured, on this account over
any widely distributed area in Michigan.
Iu Wisconsin large portions of theSttte
are still under snow.
Clearing House Iteport.
Boston, April 3.— Despatches to the
Post from the managers of clearing houses
of the United States show gross exchanges,
for t the week ending April 2, were $102,
684,114,an increase of 11.5 per cent, over
corresponding week last year.
An Opium Victim.
New York, April 5.—Frances Garry
Fairfield, clergyman, journalist and author
of a work on spiritualism, and veterinary
surgeon, died yesterday from the effects of
the opium habit.
Bow nnd Why 915,000 Contra to Rome.
There wan some excitement on the street yes
terday when it was an noun ted that some one in
Rome had drawn a part of the capital prize of
The Louisiana State Littery, on last Tuesday.
A New Orleans paper had a list of the lucky
numliers, as follows: "No. 73,987 8150,000 whole,
sold in fractions in San Francisco, Philadelphia.
Buffalo, and Auburn, N. Y., Portland, Me., Fort
Wayne Ind., Rome. Oa., and Aberdeen, Miss.
The lucky ones were found at last. They were
Miss Abhie Webb, Prof. B. F. Clark, and Dr. J.
A. Tigner. These hud pooled together and pur
chased some lottery tickets, and among them
was the lucky number.—Bomeitia.) Courier.
Feb. II.
A1A.FIFIIXJZ}.
L'CHTEXDAHL—SATTERWHITE.—April 1,
by Rev. F. D. Kelsey. Mr. Henry Lie tendahl
and Miss Anna M. Satterwhite, both of Elkhorn.
BOR.ST.
DAY.—In Helena, April 2d, 1887, to the wife of
C. T. Day, a son.
DIBD.
EDDY.- In Helena, Apiil 3d, 1887,Evelyn May,
wife of John W. Eddy, aged about 30 years.
DANIOTHY.—At Beaver Creek, April 4, 1887,
Sophia, wife of John J. Daniothy, aged 30 years.
COLE.—In Helena, March Z9th, 1887, of heart
disease, James E. Cole, aged 64 years and 10
months.
FOR
Biliousness,
Sick Headache,
Constipation,
Dyspepsia.
Now when the buds begin to show.
'Tis time for young and old to know
That Feters, Lassiittde and all
The ills at Indiycttion's call,
With every trouble, ache or pain.
That follows in the Bilious train,
Will scatter, like the thieves of night.
Before a draught of SELTZER bright.

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