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From the Daily Herald of January 19.
The Herald has secured the services of
Mr. J. B. Hamblin as foreman of their
Book Bindery. He is a thoroughly com
petent, expert workman, and for several
years has had entire charge of the Butte
Inter-Mountain Bindery. In the manufac
ture of Blank Books of every description
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To The Public.
Feeling called upon to make a reply to
the Journal Pnb. Co.'s spiteful attack upon
mv reputation and skill as a workman, I
would state that I served an apprenticeship
of five years with the leading Blank Book
manufacturing house of Montreal, Can
ada. and afterwards worked for them three
years as their Principal Blank Book For
Since then I have worked for George E.
Boos & Co., the Helena Herald, the Batte
Inter Mountain, the Journal Pnb. Co., and
have now accented the foremanship of the
Herald Bindery. I have never left any
of the firms herein named but with ex
pressions of regret on their part, as shown
by the fact that they have all been willing
to re-engage me. Since my return to
Helena, and while workiDg with the Jour
nal Pub. Co.. I have ruled thirty blank
books for Cascade county, books that were
ordered by the Merchants National and
First National banks of this city. If either
of the banks herein named have any lault
to find with the ruling of those books they
can make it known to the public.
In closing I would state that the Her
ald has the best equipped bindery this
side of St Paul, or as all other binders in
the Territory have expressed it, "a gem of
a bindery;" and that all work done in it
will be done in first-class style, and satis
faction guaranteed. Re.-pectlnlly,
John* Hamblin.
The ••Bottom" Man.
A person in the morning paper, who does
not sign his name, bat who nevertheless
does not hide his identity, uses his little
hatchet in a slash at the Herald and one
of its employes, alleging that this estab
lishment is not all that is advertised in its
bindery department, and accusing ns of
having enticed one ol the workmen, an
old apprentice/' away from the Journal
Company. In the main we do not care to
notice the malice of the article or its false
hoods. The writer, we conclude is the
bottom man of the Journal concern from
the signature he uses, though pretentions
are not lacking that he thinks him
self the head and heels as
well. We are innocent of any
act or word calculated to provoke *the as
sinine exhibition the man makes of him
self. Without good cause a mechanic
should not slander another mechanic equal
ly expert, with a reputation at his trade as
well or better established, and whose skill
as a workman is generally known. An
ot jj er pending is that the Journal man
gfcould expend its breath of detraction on
a rival in business. It is base ingratitude
to the Herald, because the Herald has
treated the Journal outfit with uniform
courtesy and consideration. Mr. Boos has
every reason to feel obligated to t je Her
ald for varions favors done and performed.
We brought him to the country, paid his
transportation and other expenses, employ
ed him at his own price, paid him his
wages, and finally eight years ago sold him
at third hand the bindery plant he now
has for £700 1 our terms being strictly cash
in advance\ and thus he was launched in
business on his own account- The Her
ald bindery that succeeded the disposal
of the old rubbish is the most complete
and perfect in use. the machinery alone
costing §3.500—equal to five times the
value of the Journal plant furnished from
this office. Mr. Hamblin, in charge of this
department of the Herald r-tablisbment,
is one .of the oldest, most experienced
and accomplished workmen in Montana.
He came to the Herald of his own choice
and selection, without any solicitation or
"enticing" whatever on the part of the
proprietors. He probably bad good and
sufficient reasons lor leaving the employ of
the Journal. The reference to Mr. Hamblin
as an "apprentice" is contemptible, and is
not in keeping with Mr. Boos estimate Ot
him when "inveigling "him from the employ
ment of the Inter Mountain office. "Can
ofier yon steady job $24 per week if yon
come immediately, said the Journal man
in his dispatch of November 11th last.
That is a pretty high figure to pay an "ap
prentice. " yet Mr. Boos paid the price and
was glad to get Mr. Hamblin's services.
Mr. Boos should lay no blame to the Hee
Ai.D because of any relations he may have
with workmen or partners. We do not
desire to interfere with his affairs, and so
far as we are concerned he may rnn his
business as be likes. It is not onr practice
to pnnctnre wind bags unless they become
dangerously distended.
Not During His 1 ime.
Auditor Snllivan was seen by a Herald
reporter to-day with reference to the state
ments made yesterday concerning the con
tour map of the city. He says he referred
incidentally in the presence of 3 n Indepen
deni reporter to the sewerage map that Mr.
Brnnton drew while he was Mayor, and
that is all he had to do with the publica
tion of the item in yesterday morning's
papier. The Independent seems to have
confused the outline map with the contour
map. As to the Big flame, which the
Herald properly designated as "an elon
gated cesspjool." Mr. Snllivan says that was
built and paid for before he succeeded to
the Mayoralty. 55*e knew Mr. Brnnton
was the " constructing engineer " of that
monument of municipal extravagance
and snpp>osed that it was built
when he was City Engineer and that was
assuredly under Mr. Sullivan's regime. At
all events the dame is the unhealthy child
of a Democratic administration and neither
in use. value nor general estimation does it
reflect credi* apron its progenitors. It the
truth were known we venture to say the
noxions gases exhaled by that exprosed
sewer daring last summer and tall had a
great deal to do with the sickness and fe
vers that have prevailed in Helena the
prast season. One of the first steprs in the
matter of new sewerage is to eradicate that
Last Chance flame.
1 lie Devil Fish Described by Hugo
I« no* s more tenacious mocster than malaria,
whether it Pikes the form of chslla and fever,
bilious remittent, ague cake or dumb ague. Like
the octopus of the story it clasps the victim in its
tentacul.e. and folds him c'oeer and closer in a
horrible embrace. Attacked with kostetters
Stomach Bitten, however, it gradually relaxes
its tremendous grip, finally abandons it, a* d the
quondam sufferer, liberated at last, r-joices in
the sense of new born freedom, engendered by
the restoration of complete health. Dyspepeia.
too, and constipation, those old and remorseless
enemies of the human family, give ground, and
are finally driven from the field by this Napoleon
of remedies, the greatest, the purest in the fam
Il y pharmacopoeia. Rheumatism succumbs to it,
so do kidney troubles. The nerves, when over
strained. regain quietude and rigor by its aid.
and the abuity to rest tranquiLy and eat with
zest are increased by it. Resort to it in time and
avoid unnecessary suffering. jan-2i-23-25w26
Fran the Dally Herald of Januarv -0
Died at Porlersville
Wolf Creek, Mont., Jan. - 20 .—[Special
to the Herald.]—Mrs. Charles Youngqnist,
who has been ill for some time with ty
phoid fever, died at her residence at Por
tersville yesterday morning at 6 o clock.
She leaves four small children to mourn
her loss. The funeral will take place to
morrow at 3 p. m.
Death of M. P. Lowry.
Hon. Morrow P. Lowry died of pneu
monia at 2 o'clock this morning at his
room in the Cosmopolitan Hotel after a
brief illness. Deceased was taken with a
fever a few weeks ago. and alter partially
recovering was attacked with pleurisy and
finally with pneumonia. A not too vigor
ous constitution and a system reduced by
previous illm-s yielded readily to the lung
disease, and this morning the sufferer
passed away. He was attended by Mr.
W. F. Chalienor during bis illness, and
was also the object of much kindly con
sideration on the part ot his triends. His
sickness was not generally known, and
therefore the news of bis death will be
somewhat surprising. The remain- will
be embalmed and conveyed east for inter
ment. obedient to instructions from his
relatives in Meadville. Pa.
Deceased was a brother of the late T. J.
Lowry, of Helena, and of the distinguished
Pennsylvania family of that name and a
nephew of Hon. Morrow B. Lowry, the
prominent millionaire politician of that
State. He was about 45 yeans of age and
unmarried. Mr. Lowry came to Montana
in 1 * 66 . crossing the plains with the expe
dition ander Col. James L. Fisk. He
afterwards located at Fort Benton, where
he pursued the practice ot law, and was
elected to the legislature from Chotean
county. Subsequently he rejoined his
relatives at his old home at CoDneantville,
Pa., and remained there until his brother's
death called him to Helena last May to
assist in settling up the estate. He was a
man of warm heart and brilliant qualifi
cations. and had many friends in Montana
who will receive the news of h:s death
with profound regret.
An Old Montaman Married.
Mr. James McPherson. formerly of the
grocery firm of Sparks >v McPherson, of
Helena, is now in Montreal, Canada, and.
as it appears from the following notice
published in the Cornwall (Ont.) Standard
of Dec. 29th nit, has taken to himself a
wife. The name of the bride is not men
tioned :
"On Monday evening, the 28 th inst. an
enjoyable event took place 3 t the residence
of Mr. D. M. McPherson, the occasion be
ing the welcome home of Mr. and Mrs
James McPherson after their prolonged
honeymoon trip. Over one hundred and
fifty of the citizens of Lancaster and
friends from the surrounding country were
present to pay their respects to the newly
married couple and to extend them a
hearty greeting on the occasion. A sumptu
ous repast was admirably served about
midnight, at the conclusion ot which Mr.
James Rayside, in a few appropriate words,
proposed the health ot the newly married
conple which was enthusiastically received.
Mr. McPherson made a felicitous reply and
appeared to be the very incarnation of hap
piness, a circumstance easily understood
by all those who had the pleasure of meet
ing his charming bride. Dr. A. D. Cameron,
who had assisted Mr. McPherson as "best
man." made a few very happy remarks in
response to the toast ot the ladies.
•'Dancing was the chief feature of the
programme and was kept np in a spirited
wav till about three o'clock when the large
assembly dispersed after having enjoyed a
very pleasant evening. "
A Good Point.
Oae point which may interest our read
ers was decbled yesterday by the Supreme
Coart in the case ot the l_ nited States vs.
George H. Goodwin. The opinion was de
livered by Judge Bach, and it appeared
that Goodwin occupied and fenced 190
acres of land within an nnsurveyed town
ship. Most of this tract would fall upon
an odd section within the grant to the
Northern Pacific Railroad Company, if
snrveved. The court held that the action
coaid not be maintained concerning this
land, inasmuch as the same was not a part
of the public domain within the meaning
of the act prohibiting unlawful enclosures
thereof. It also appears that the remainder
would fall upon an even section, when
surveyed, and that Goodwin under the
laws of the Territory had filed his declara
tion for the purpose of notifying parties
of the Dature of his claim to 160 acres ;
and that he had been unable to acquire
anv title from the government or corpora
tion through the failure ot the United
States to have it surveyed. The court
held that Goodwin showed a claim of
right, which had been made in good taitb.
and that he coaid not be prosecuted under
the law of Congress. The latter was en
acted to prohibit persons, without any
title, from fencing vast portions of the
public lands. Judge McLeary rendered
the judgment appealed from.
A Novel State Line.
3 ^ —
A Montana stage company's advertise
ment in the Great Falls Tribune reads :
"For the convenience of the public
through wh ch our line passes we have
fixed the same rates to and from Fort Ben
ton, I via. Great Falls, connecting with the
St. P., M. «S: M. railroad ), as to and Irani
Great Falls, for both passengers and ex
press ." 1
Stage lines are generally considered pub
lic concerns, but this is the first instance
on record of one's passing through that
A Winter Journey.
Rev. R. E. Smith, presiding eider ot the
Helena District, has just returned from a
trip to Idaho, and will occupy the pulpit
of the Broadway M. E. chnrch next Sab
bath. He reports the weather along the
line of the Utah & Northern as the coldest
ever known in that section. Mach incon
venience and delay in running trainsare ex
perienced, and yet Mr. Smith was able to
keep every appointment, and returned
-afely to his home at the expected time.
Hamberg in San Francisco.
A telegram from City Marshal Read says
he has arrived at San Francisco with Simon
Hamberg and had turned the latter over
to the p»lice authorities. The Marshal
will visit his brother at Woodland, Cali
fornia, for a short time and will then re
tarn home.
.Miriam Chapter. O. E. S.
The following officers were installed
the evening of January 1U, 1888 :
W. M.—Edna L. Hedges.
W. P.—F. N. Mclntire.
A. M.—Amelia JargeBS.
Sec.—Flora M. Sterling.
Treas.—Jennie L. Paynter.
Chaplain— F. P. Sterling.
Con.—Lain B. Reed.
A. C.—Amelia Hindaon.
Star Officers—Lucy Rails back, Maria
Wentworth, Dora Hamilton, Charlie Gnth
rie. Mary P. Holter.
55*.—Eliza Bateman.
S.— J. C. Major.
From ib« Dollv Herald of January 1.
t o.
of the Elkhorn Mining
Burned to the Ground.
Elkhorn*. January 20. —[Special to the
Herald. |—The Elkhorn Mining Co.'s office
burned to the ground this morning at 9
o'clock. The fire was discovered while Mr.
Yawter, the Superintendent and the Clerk
were at breakfast, and it had already made
such headway that only a very few articles
could be taken from the building. The
company's books were saved, bat that is
about all. The disaster is particularly un
fortunate at this time on account of the
difiicuty of procuring bnildiDg material
with which to erect a new one.
Death of an Officer.
Fort Shaw, January 20.— J Special to
the Herald ]— Lient. Thie«. ot the Third
Infantry, died at his quarters here this af
ternoon of erysipelas, after a briet illness.
He was one of the most popular officers in
the service and wa- a favorite with civilians
as well as the military.
The Weather.
To-day higher temperatures are reported
from all parts of Montana. In Helena
the coldest last night was only about 10
below, and during the day the mercury
has lingered about zt^o. This tempera
ture, with bright sut-bine and no wind,
makes pleasant winter weather.
Following is the Herald's special
weather bulletin for to-day, showing the
temperatures at nearly all prominent Mem*
tana points reached by the 55 estera U nion
telegraph :
Heron—* above ; snowiDg hard and
Missoula—20 above; snowing, calm.
Butte—10 above ; clear, sonny.
Bozeman—12 above ; cloudy, calm.
Billings—10 above ; clear, calm.
Miles City—30 above: clear, calm.
Glendive—Zero; no wind; clear and
Bismarck— 20 below; wind southeast :
clear and pleasant.
Death of Lieut. Thies.
Our special from Fort Shaw announces
the death of First Lieutenant Frederick
Thies, of the Third Infantry, who fell a
victim to erysipelas yesterday. Lieutenant
Thies was bora in Germany and came to
this country early in lue. He enlisted in
the United States army as a private -oldier
and rose irom the ranks. He served some
years in the infaDtiy but was discharged
from that service and entered the 7th Cav
alry, Caster's gallant regiment, serving
there until October, 1*73, when he was ap
pointed second lienteifent in the Third In
fantry. In 1*84 he was commissioned First
Lieutenant in the same regiment and was
appointed regimental quartermaster in
1 ** 50 , which position he held at the timeo!
his death. In bis demise the service lo>es
a brave soldier and his comrades and friends
will ruonra the death ot a true and gallant
officer. He was well known in Montana
and a large circle of lriends wii' hear ol his
death with sincere regreri ils leaves a
wife and two children. 5Ve inderstand
his remains will be interred at Fort Ben
How '1 hey Measured the Cold.
It will be remembered that daring the
severe weather the astonishing tempera
ture of 62 degrees below zero was reported
from Stevensville. How that degree ol
cold was measured will be seen Irom the
following item, published in the Missoula
Times :
"At Stevensville the mercury went down
below 4*. the last figures on the thermome
ter, and George Back, by taking a two-foot
rule and measuring between the iast figures
and the merenry. calculated that it was 62.
If that really was a mercurial thermom
eter. as the above would indicate, we are
at a loss to imagine how it could register
so low, as mercury freezes at —39 degrees.
More probably the instrument in question
was a spirit thermometer that was gradu
ated only to —43 degrees. Snch being the
case, a careful measurement below the
lowest notch, on Mr. Buck s plan, might
cot be far away from the correct record.
Cold and Cold.
[New North-West.]
''Fifty-six below!" Just think ol it.
The lowest average ot the mc-t northern
observation ever recorded was taken
on H. M. S. "Alert, " at Floeberg Beach,
lat. 82 degs, 27 min. N., for the three win
ter months and averaged 36 degs. below
zero. The lowest temperature was record
ed by the Alert—73 degs . and by the Dis
covery. at Lady Franklin Bïy —<0 degs.
The Ÿega. off the northern coast of Siberia,
in lat. 67 degs. 1 min. N., made its lowest
record—51. with an average for the winter
months of 10 degs. below, so oar weather
was colder even than the coldest recorded
in winter quarters by the only -hip that
ever made the Northwest passage, and bat
17 or 18 degs. higher than the coldest ever
recorded by human beings. In Franz
Joseph Land the record is 43 degs. below,
so we have really endured, and the little
ones, only knee high to their A B C s. have
toddled off to school and returned un
harmed in colder weather than was ever
recorded at many pxfinis within the Arctic
c'rcle. And half this time 55*. B Miller
has been going around in his shirt sleeves.
To be sure, the Arctic observations were at
sea level, while we are 4,546 feet neerer
the snn.
An old edition of the Encyclopedia
Americana states that Dr. Kane, on the
Grinnell expedition of 1*50, recorded 99
below zero, bnt it is not repeated in later
editions of the same work, and as scien
tific authorities give 91 3 below as the
lowest extreme of natural cold it would
seem that Dr. Kane's record was erroneous.
Tne figures we have given are from the
Encyclopedia Brittan ica of 1**7 and Rod
well's Dictionary of Science.
The Gloster Will Kesnme.
Mr. H. W. Child, general manager of the
Gloeter mine, received at 3 p. in. to-day,
from the president of the company in New
York, a telegram authorizing him to start
np the mine and works at once and to con
tinue active operations. Mr. T. L. West,
the mine foreman, will go to Gloeter on
Monday next and pat a large force at work,
and the residents of the Stemple district
will once more hear the Gloeter whi-tles
and we hope for a long time to come. The
entire property has been closed down since
Jan. 3d, and, as snppmsed, for good.
YTk«n Baby wm rick, we gave her Caatoria.
Whan aha waa a Child, »be cr.ed for Caatoria.
When aha becama Misa, the clung to Caatoria.
Than aha had Children, the gave them Caatoria,
tv o
the resources,
Custer county
Ice in the
feet thick.
—Electric street light- are the latest im
provement in Miles City.
—Daylight will be let through the
5Voodvi*lle tunnel on the Montana Central
by the first of February.
—The Herald is indebted to the Miner
for a handsomely bound copy of their mag
nificent holiday edition.
—The people of Bozeman have voted by
a large majority to bond the city for
$25,000 to build a city hall and opera
—Miles City is soon to have a boom
newspaper to advertise
wealth and prosperity o
and her capital.
_D r . E. R. E. Carpenter has presented
the Public Library with the Imperial Dic
tionary and English Standard, elegantly
bound in /our volumes.
—The dry good- firm of Raleigh. Clarke
c* Edwards has dissolved partnership. Mr.
Edwards retiring. The business will hence
forth be conducted by Messrs. Raleigh &
—One of onr old time, pioneering friends,
D. T. Goodell, writes a pleasant, interesting
letter, printed in to-day s Herald. He
treats of topics that concern many readers.
5 Ve -hall be glad to hear from him agam.
—Mrs. Ann Negus, widow of the late
5Ym. S. Negns. has applied to the probate
court tor litters of administration on the
estate of her deceased husband. The
value of the estate is estimated at f 60,<H)0.
—Miles City Journal, 1-th: The ther
mometer at the post registered 66
zero at 6 0 clock yesterday morning
we believe, is the lowest point
this locality m the memory
—Arthur Canning, a Helena plumber,
had his feet badly frozen a few days ago
while out walking daring the cold weather
near Canyon Ferry. He is now under care
at that place and it is feared both leet must
be amputated.
—The 8 an Francisco Chronicle prints a
dispatch from Helena stating that the
thermometer was 45 degrees below zero
on the morning of January 15th. That
was our coldest day. but the thermometer's
lowest record was 41 below.
—People of the Bitter Root 5*al!ey have
signed a petition to Congress and forward
ed it to Delegate Toole, requesting the re
removal of the Flathead Indians in that
valley to the Jocko reservation and the
throwing open to settlement of all so
called Indian lands in the Bitter Root re
—The Southern Pacific. Oregon & Cali
fornia and Northern Pacific railroads have
issued a new freight tariff, taking efiect
December 27. 1**7, between San Francisco,
Sacramento. San Jose. Stockton^Marysville.
Oakland Sixteenth street., and all points
on the Montana UnioD. making the rates
the same as Irom öt. Paul to Butte.
reached in
of the oldest
—Referring to an item in the Independent
regarding the contractors of the Rocky Fork
road not paying their men and that the
men were selling their time checks at fifty
cents on the dollar, etc., the Billings Gazette
says that the contractors have paid all la
borers for November and have paid quite a
lit tie of December checks, which they claim
are not due until the 15th ot January.
Some individual checks have been sold at
dis> onnt, which was done in the absence
of the paymaster.
Assistant Cashier T. H. Kleinechmidt.
of the First National. i 9 in receipt of a
handsome present from an admirer in the
Territorial penitentiary. It is a bridle,
made entirely of Indian hair, cat from the
heads of Indians who have been inmates
of that prison, and in the bridle is proba
bly represented every tribe in Montana.
The bridle is the handsomest piece of work
we ever saw. It took the convict one year
and a half to make it.
—The d -patches stated a few days ago
that the San Francisco Bridge company
had failed. If Ve mistake not this com
pany had the contract to furnish the iron
work for the Montana Central wagon
bridge at Great Falls. It is presumed that
some other company will take their con
tracts and that there will be little delay in
the furnishing of materials, though the
chances are the completion of the Great
Falls bridge will be somewhat retarded in
—Tuesday s Inter Mountain sajs: Tfce
Gray Eagle copper mine, located just at the
end of the Parrot claim,was sold this morn
ing. The purchaser's name has not yet
been made public nor the price, but it is
understood that between $5.» KXi and
changed hands on the deal. This piece ol
property was taken up ander an old law.
which gave one the privilege of locating
only 200 feet along the vein and fifty to
each *-ide of it, so that the price received is
at the rate of something like $ 100.000 for a
fall claim.
Billings Gazette: County Clerk Hays to
day fil«-d for record the largest mortgfge
ever filed in this county. It is from the
Billings.Clarke's Fork £ Cooke City rail
road, which was incorporated a year ago
with George 5". Sims, president, and George
B. Hnlme. secretary, bat is sent for record
by Charles F. Roberts, of New York City,
who is now president of the road. The
mortgage is for $2.000,000 to the Farmers'
Loan and Trust Company of New York.
—A Chronicle extra gives the details of
another fire that visited Bozeman last
Monday night. The fire started in Fran
sham's wholesale and retail liquor store
and destroyed that bnildiDg and contents,
besides badly damaging two adjoining
structures. The buildings were owned by
55*. H Tracy, who sustains a total loss, as
thej were uninsured. Fransham's stock
was insured for $3,000 and hiäloe- is about
$2.000. His father and brother, who had
some personal effects in the building, lose
about $500. The merenry was 25 below
zero when the fire occurred. How the
blaze originated is not known.
Mustang Liniment
The Lumberman nt-eds 1; In cuse of accident.
The Housewife needs it for general family use.
The Mechanic needs it always on his work
The Miner nee<is it in case of emergency.
The Pioneer needs it—can't get along with
out it.
Farmer needs it in Ids house, his stable,
and his stock yard..
The Steamboat man orthe Boatman needs
it in liberal supply afloat and ashore.
The Horse-fancier needs it—it Is hiZ best
friend and safest reliance.
The Stock-grower needs it—it will save him
th , - of ueilars and a world of trouUe,
J. B. Leslie, son of Governor Le-lie. has
established himself at Great Falls in the
practice of law.
—John Shober and niece, Mrs. T J.
Lowry and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Holter
leave for California to-night to spend the
balance of the winter.
—W. O. Dexter.one of the rustling, pros
perous citizens of Benton, is spending a few
days in Helena. Mr. Dexter.who has ferry
and other interests at Great Falls, reports
work progressing on the railroad bridge at
that point.
—Daniel Jordan, a workman in the Sil
ver Bow quartz mill at Butte, was crashed
to death in the machinery there yesterday.
Hts body was found tightly wedged be
tween a large belt and a wheel that carried
the belt, the breast crushed and bead and
arms mangled. Deceased was a youriz
man and unmarried.
—Wm. Wylander, of Radersbnrg,
visiting old friends in Helena for a few
days. 5Ve regret that the accident which
he met with last summer resulted in dis
abling his right hand so that it is of no
use to him. Williun has been very un
fortunate during the past year, having also
had his right shoulder dislocated by a fall
from a wagon.
—F. 55*. Gilbert, superintendent of the
Rocky Mountain Division of the Northern
Pacific, is in the city to-day, taking a
breathiüg spell after his long tussle with
Jack Frost and snow drip-. Mr. Gilbert
has made a splendid record on his division
since the winter opened, not having missed
one day in sending through passenger train-.
Last year he had a "monkey and parrot'
time with the Malian tunnel blockade, bat
this winter, by dint of hard work and able
management, he has kept his division open
and trains moving in spite of everything.
The Northern Pacific should appreciate
such men as Mr. Gilbert.
Knights ol Labor Convention.
The Knights of Labor convention, m Bute
this week, being the semi-annual meeting
of District Assembly No. 3 92*5, was pretty
well attended dt-pite the state of the
weather, though the blockades on the rail
roads prevented many delegates riom be
ing present. The election of officers was
held, but has not been made public, though
we understand that the presiding oScer
was chosen from I)eer Lodge and that 55*.
H. Trowbridge, of Helena, was re-elected
financial and recording secretary. The re
ports of various officers showed that the
district was in a prosperous, flourishing
condition and that the membership had
increased from 175 to 2 *hj over the preced
ing quarter. The report of the statistician
showed that there were thirty different
trades and occupations represented in the
membership of the district, miners beiog
2*» per cent, general laborers 2<* percent,
mill men in per cent. masons 10 per cent.
carpenters 5 per cent., and printers 3 per
cent, of the entire membership. Alter a
successful meeting the Assembly adjooired
last 55'ednesday evening and on the same
night a grand ball and suppler at thtWind
sor House were giveD in honor of the as
sembly by the locai member - of the order.
Granite was chosen as the place
next meeting, which wifi
Supreme Court.
Geo. F. Yoes vs. E. A. Whitney et al
judgment reversed and cau-e remanded lor
for the
held next
new trial: opinion by Justice McLeary
United States vs. Geo. H Godwin : judg
ment affirmed ; opinion by Justice Bacb.
Dennis Driscoll vs. Columbus Dunwoody
judgment and order appealed reversed with
costs and cause remanded for new trial
opinion by Jnstice Bacb
Granite Mountain Mining Company v-.
55*eiustein : concurring opinion by Justice
City of Helena vs. Eugene Gray; argued
and submitted
55'hiteside Bros. vs. Lebcher: submitted
on briefs.
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