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From the Dally Herald of February 9.
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How the Herald Outwitted its Contemporary
on the Miners' Convention.
The ad interim editor of the Independent
boila over thia morning and makes an
asinine apectacle of himself in hi8 indigna
tion over being "scooped by the Herald's
" boy reporter" in securing for publication
• the resolutions passed by the convention
yesterday. The way it came about was
In the afternoon the Herald reporter
sought the secretary of the convention and
obtained from him a promise of the reso
lutions as soon as they were read and
adopted. To further sanction the proceed
ing the secretary asked the permission of
the chairman of the committee on resolu
tions to give the report to the Herald.
This was granted, and as soon as the reso
lutions were adopted the secretary handed
them over to the Herald reporter. No
conditions of any sort were imposed. The
resolutions were given to the Herald
man for publication, and neither the secre
tary nor the chairman of the committee
on resolutions said anything about turning
them over to the Independent. The Inde
pendent's editor, who was in the hall at the
time, asked the Herald reporter if he
(the former) coaid get the resolutions after
the Herald was through with them. The
Herald man replied that he conld;
that he would leave them in
the counting room after the Herald
had printed them. The hoar was so late
(it was nearly four o'clock before our re
porter reached the office with the resolu
tions( that it was found impossible to print
the whole report. 80 the bare resolutions
were printed last evening, the preamble
and supplemental report being laid over
until to-day. True to its promise to have
the resolutions in the coanting room aAer
they were printed, the Herald carefully
preserved that part of the copy need last
evening and had it in the office when the
editor of the Independent called for it. It
was cheerfully surrendered to him. But
that did not soit him. He wanted the
preamble and balance of the report, which
the Herald was unavoidably compelled
toJ reserve < for to-day, grew wrath y be
cause we wonld not give it to him and cre
ated a scene in the Herald connting room.
He loet his temper, nor could all the polite
ness of the Herald staff' help him to re
gain it. He talked wildly, enunciated vocif
erously, grew positively incoherent and
sawed the air with his arms in a
manner that pnt to shame his most nerv
ons and idiotic attempts at speech-making
in the legislature. Be fumed and fretted,
coaxed and pleaded, demanded and insist
ed—but he left the Herald office without
the preamble. He then repaired to the
Secretary and committee and with them in
tow followed the Herald people around
town to force them to turn over that pre
ample, but without avail. Finally, after
hours of a weary and fruitless chase, he
gave up the attempt with bad grace
and procured from the stenographer
a report of the resolutions, which,
imperfect and incorrect, he printed
in his convention . proceedings this
morning. The Herald to-day pre
sents a reliable report of all the
proceedings, and if the Independent still
wants the copy of the resolutions it can
procure it at the connting room alter the
paper is ont We will stick to onr promise
and have it there.
The Independent has been badly "scoop
ed," in newspaper parlance, and its editor
had not sense enough to keep quiet about
it. The tactics pursued by the Herald
yesterday were just what any enterprising
newspaper would adopt. The Independent
"got left" and its strawberry blonde, mug
wump editor with his years of experience
as a legislator and journalist was nicely
ontwitted by onr "boy reporter."
James Armour, father-in-law of Hon.
John Stedman, died of pneumonia yester
day morning at the latter's residence after
a brief illness. Deceased was 82 years of
age and a beloved and respected old gen
tleman. He was c ue of the pioneers of
Montana and had resided in Helena for
many years. He was a good citizen and
upright man and leaves a host of friends to
mourn his death. ,His remains were in
terred in the Helena cemetery this morn
ing, the largely attended funeral taking
place from the family residence on Dear
The funeral of W. C. Swett, whose re
mains were brought from St. Paul on Tues
day, occurred this afternoon from the Epis
copal church. A large number of citizens
paid their last tribute of respect to the de
parted by following the remains to the
WE GET THERE.
The "organ'a" grinder's old and "orter"
Know that old, old "scooping" game.
The Herald lias a "boy reporter,"
But "it got there all the same."
Two Ways. Choose Which !
There are two usual ways of doing what Na*
tu re sometimes does incompletely, namely, to
relieve the bowels. One is to swallow a drastic
purgative which evacuates profusely, abruptly
and with pain, the other is to take Hoetetter's
Stomach Bitters, the effect of which is not vio
lent, but sufficiently thorough, and which does
not gripe the intestines. If the first is selected,
the person employing it need not expect perma
nent benefit, and he cannot hope to escape the
debilitating reaction which leave* the organs as
bed or worse off than before. If, on the other
hand, he resorts to the Bitters, he can rely upon
the restoration of a regular habit of body, conse
quent upon a renewal of a healthful tone In the
Intestinal canal. Besides healthfully relaxing
the bowels, the Bitters arouses a donnant liver,
imparts a beneficial impetus to the action of the
kidneys, and counteracts the early twinges of
rhematism. a tendency to gout, and mslaria In
all its forms. febl3-15-17wl6
Fron the Dally Herald of February 1 .
The following is given to the Herald
as a recital of facts in the matter of the
Campbell Graham contest land case in the
vicinity of Great Falls. One Cameron
was arrested on the complaint of Commis
sioner Luke, of Benton, on the charge of
perjury about six weeks ago. On Tuesday,
February 7th, an officer with the prisoners,
started from Benton for Helena, bat that
day could only get as far as Great Falls.
A telegram notified District Attorney
Smith, and stated that the officer would ar
rive in Helena, Wednesday, February
8 th. ;The time for examination set by
Judge McConnell was Thursday, the 9th,
at 2 o'clock p. m. Adjournments ensued
to 9 p. m., and 9 a. m. Friday February
10 th, on account of absense of counsel
for defense. On Friday 10 th, at 9. a. in.,
the court discharged the prisoner, the dis
trict attorney not appearing to prosecute
Smith was in the city up to Thursday 9th,
at 3 o'clock p. m., when he left on the
train, not appearing at the coart house at
all for the United States.
At the session last evening the city
council by nnanimous vote adopted the
following resolutions :
Resolved, That it is the sense of this
council, representing the corporation of the
city of Helena, that the postal service that
is now provided for the citizens of said
city is grossly and manifestly inadequate ;
that the distribution and delivery of mails
is delayed for hours for the want of ade
quate clerical service, and our people are
subjected to an inconvenience that visits
an UDjust hardship upon a community
that contributes largely to the postal reve
nues of the government.
Resolved, That the city clerk be instruct
ed to send a copy of these resolutions to
the Postmaster General.
The American Mining company, just in
corporated, has a capital stock of $ 2 , 000 ,
000 divided into 400,000 shares of $5 each
The objects of the association are to buy
and sell mines and mining location; to
operate and develope mines ; to work and
operate redaction works of any kind, mills,
concentrators, etc., and to buy and sell
ores. The place of business is Helena, and
the trustees for the first year are Albert
Kleinschmidt, Carl Kleinschmidt and
A Distinguished Quakeress.
Dr. Anna Longshore Potts is a name
known to every Philadelphian. She prac
ticed her profession in the Quaker City for
a quarter of a century. She graduated at
the Woman's Medical College there at the
commencement of the fifties. Ten years
or so ago she retired from active practice
to go into the lecture field. She had
formed the belief, founded on years of prac
tice, that people get sick for want of physi
ological knowledge. Her first talks were
delivered in the drawing rooms of her
mansion, on Arch street, to women only.
Soon a public request, signed by the lead
ing ladies of Philadelphia, was drawn np
requesting her to lectnre in one of the
prominent halls. This was acceded to.
These lectures were so favorably received
that the gentlemen became interested and
she finally delivered a series of lectures to
both men and women. At the first of
these the Mayor of the city and several of
the prominent physicians presided.
Her fame spread and she visited all the
large cities throughout the north and as
far west as San Francisco, where she ap
peared in the spring of 1882. She then
sailed for New Zealand and spent two years
in that country and Australia, when she
sailed for London. Her lectnres in the
antipodes were presided over by the United
States consuls and the titled functionaries
detailed by England as governors of her
She commenced her lectures in London
at Great St. James Hall—the largest and
most aristocratic anditorium in the Eng
lish metropolis, where she was introduced
by the Hon. James Hassell Lowell, U. P.
minister, and Gen. E. A. Merritt, then U.
S. Consul General. Daring her four years'
stay in England she gained great renown,
being invited to lecture in Dr. Porter's
chnrch—the City Temple—and lectnring
under the auspices of the medical society
and for the benefit of the Woman's
Hospital in Soho Square. Last October
she returned to America, making her first
appearance at Tremont Temple, in Boston.
She then lectured at Chickering Hall,
New York City, since which time she has
appeared in Utica, Syracuse, Detroit, Mich.,
St. Paul and Minneapolis. Few women
have gained so great distinction as she has
or accomplished so much good. The press
all over the world is unanimous in her
praise. She is now on her way to Califor
nia, where she has a most beautiful home.
Geo. E. Harrison, who is connected with
the New York press and now in Helena
gathering material for a series of articles
on the resources of the Northwest, has per
suaded this lady to deliver a few lectnres
here. Encore Hall has been engaged. She
will deliver her first lecture next Thursday
evening. Dr. Longshore is also an author
Her "Discourses to Women" is in its
twenty-sixth thousand in England and in
its tenth thousand in this country.
Hopkinsville, Kt„ Fpb. 24. 1887.
Gpntlpnipn—S*-ven years aK<> a sore (level,
rqxsl on mv no<e from a tinner nail scratch.
I tried a few simple remedies, but the sore
would not yield. I grew worse every year
for seven years. JIany thoi ;ht I had a can
cer. Over a year ago I commenced taking
S. S. S.. and two do/.eu bottles entirely eure«
me. When I began with Swift's Specific I
was in \ery poor health, and could hardly
drag about. After I bad finished the coursa
of S. S. S. I was strong ami buoyant, and
had a good appetite. I regard it as a most
valuable medicine for ladies in weak, deli
cate health. It is a household medicine
with me. Yours respectfully.
Sins. K. W. W 11 .sox.
SrARTAsni RO, S. C., April 2, 1SS7.
Gentlemen—For twenty years I have had
a *ore on my left cheek. It had gradually
been growing worse. The many physicians
whom I had consulted were unable to do
me any good. Last fall a year ago I began
u.-ing S. S. S. At first it inflamed the sore,
and it became more virulent than ever: so
much so, indeed, that my family insisted
that I should leave off the medicine. I per
sisted in using the S. S. S. At the end of two
months the sore was entirely healed. Think
ing that the evil was out of my constitution,
I left off the medieiue; but in November,
ten months after, a very slight breaking out
appeared. I at once began again on S. S. S.,
and now that is also disappearing. I have
every faith in S. S. S. It has done me more
good than all the doctors and other medi
cines I ever took. Yours truly,
A. R. Shaxds.
Winston, X. C., April 12,13s7.
Gentlemen—Two or three years ago a can
cer eanie on my face. It soon grew to be
quite large. It wore on me. and my general
healtli was very poor. Last September 1
l>egan a course of S. S. S„ which 1 have con
tinued to the present time with the happiest
result. The cancer has entirely disappeared,
there being no evidence or symptom of a
cancerous character left. My general health
is good now. and my appetite better than it
has been in years. 1 am 82 years old. and
to day I am working in the field planting
corn. Yours truly. Jonas Limkbach.
Gentlemen—I had a sore on my upper lip
for eight years. Seven different doctors at
tempted hi vain to heal it. One gave me a
■mall vial for five dollars, which was a " cer
tain cure." It is needless to say that it did
1 1 became
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of S. 8. 8. The result has been a complete
cure. The ulcer or caneer healed beautiful
ly, leaving scarcely a perceptible scar. From
that day f have been in excellent health, the
Specific having purified my blood thorough
ly, increased my appetite and perfected my
digestion. In a word. I feel like a new
woman, and. best of all, the eight year ulcer
is gone entirely. Your* sincerely,
Mrs. W. P. CXxsox.
Trenton, Todd Co, Ky., Feb. 25,16a 7.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed
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From the Daily Herald of February 11.
Strange Words from the Dead Hartt—An Essay
on Ashes—His Letter to the Governor.
It will be remembered that on the day be
fore his execution, last Thursday, John
Hartt sent for a Herald reporter and gave
him a communication, requesting that it
be published after he was dead and gone.
Eliminating much that is unintelligible
and straightening out the balance the mys
terious document reads about as follows.
It is written in pencil on letter paper
bearing the heading of the sheriff's office
and is in Harris own penmanship :
Man's care for disease cannot be found
in the trees of the earth before the tree is
burned, but the cure for all diseases can he
found in the ashes of the fir or hemlock.
Fire burns the poison out of every tree.
There are only two vital oils in this world
and man has to go to the trees to find
them. These oils cannot exist together
and, as they do live together in the body,
that is why disease comes. These oils can
be seen in a cake of soap, one
being ashes or lye (vegetable) while the
other is lard (animal) or the grease taken
from swine. In order to have the right
oii for yonr body and heart you must seek
for a new foundation, and to do this you
must go through repentance and get at the
other side of the tree. I see with my
grave there is no head stone to tell how I
suffered and died lor others, and for her
who cried in her youth; I was urged to
mnrder to save her.
To find the secret substance which the
world has lost you must make a division
in the tree and what is left from it you
must light on and try to raise back to
purity, as you are now advancing impure.
Silver and gold is your wrong god and
you can't serve two masters. For your
coin is dead and cannot grow fruit. You
should take example from the trees and
kDow that there is a pure and true founda
tion to please my father in heaven. It is
not to man I look for forgiveness. I
long ago after this crime started
through repentance, and as I went in this
road, this world, now in no better condi
tion, left my mind and I was as well as he
who now rests in my father's kingdom. To
get at these ashes of repentance you must
burn down the trees. Give up silver and
gold, or in time your children will become
too weak to put silver or gold on the
counter ; and as you purify the earth, so
shall future generations become pure.
As another sample of Hartt's queer compo
sition and an evidence of his feelings on his
approaching execution the following letter,
which he sent to the Governor on the first
inst., will serve :
feb 1 st 1888
to vour Excellency P H Leslie' governor of
My dear Sir I understand Some good
ladies in the city of helena are getting up
a petitition and to have it presented to
you in order to have My Sentence com
muted to life from the death Sentence
I am now ander
Should Such petition come before yon
permit me dear Sir in asking you to give
it no consideration if the cause that led to
this crime was laid before you' then I
wonld agree in haveing yon consider My
fall in life
the cause that lead to pitta crime as yet
lays in secret darkeDneas and the public as
theay dont no it hold nntruthfnll doubts
untrue against Me.
as I am Made in Natnre I was also con
trolled by the word in Natnre & at this
date I find that man is something more
deveine in the ffesh then antrnth and dis
grace for the respect of banian iife is wbu
my own has to Suffer for it was black
maileing that has put me here & no one
knows it trnthfully only My Self & three
others dear Sir My Spirit pleads for liberty
or death & don't consider it otherwise.
Patrick John Hartt.
Helena Jail Mont
Hartt's commnnication given to the
Herald seems intended as an allegory
upon sin and repentance, the former being
compared to one sort of oil or ashes and
the latter to a better quality of the same
substances, illustrating the conflict between
the better and worse natures of man. It
is a crude attempt, but shows the direction
the man's thoughts took during his long
confinement in jail. We publish it as an
interesting attempt of an unlettered man
with a naturally bright but uncultivated
mind to leap the bounds of ignorante and
treat of subject familiar to his thonghts
but beyond the scope of his powers of ex
pression. At first sight his writing ap
pears the sheerest nonsense, but on care
ful analysis there becomes perceptible a
clear attempt to draw a comparison
between abstract notions of virtue and vice
and concrete substances. Hartt was a
shrewd fellow, but possessed only the
merest rudiments of education and these
two facts were always made prominent in
his conversation and writings. That he
really had repented of his crime and be
come resigned to snffer death as a punish
ment seems beyond donbt. He always
spoke regretfully of his offense and betray
ed no shadow of fear at his approaching
execution. He faced death as bravely as
be talked and gave way to no weakness on
In the harry of writing a description of
Hartt's execution yesterday a few errors
crept in through the haste with which the
account was prepared. The principal of
these was that the death warrant was read
to Hartt at 10 o'clock. It was exactly 11:04
a. m. when Sheriff Hathaway entered
Hartt 's cell and read the death warrant to
him. only twenty minntes before he stood
on the gallows. Another error was the
statement that Fohrman, who was execu
ted in 1883, was hanged for the murder of
his father-in-law, Jacob Kenck. Kenck
was Fohrman 's son-in-law, not his father
in-law. It was also made to appear that
Father Van den Brock had administered
communion to Hartt after the latter had
breakfasted, whereas the sacrament is al
ways received before the morning meal.
Onr reporter showed Colonel Sanders the
article in the Batte Inter-Mountain saying
that, as he stepped out of the mining con
vention on Wednesday daring Mr. Word's
delivery of his speech, Mr. Word said :
"'The wicked flee when no man pursueth,'
and this is just as true now, gentlemen, as
when Solomon first eaid it." Col. Sanders
read the article attentively. "I admire Solo
mon," he replied, "and he Bhould be quoted
correctly. Only a few can improve his
proverbe. I tan glad to know Mr. Word
said something—after I came ont. I
listened to him a long time, thinking per
haps he might say something. Mr. Word's
opinions 00 the subject of which Solomon
treated in that proverb are entitled to great
respect. He speaks as an expert. He was
at Camas Creek and knows how it is him
A. F. McKay & Co. have secured the con
tract for building four station booses and
two section house« on the Montana Central
road, between Helena and Great Falls.
They will go to work at once. At the
Marysville Jonction the freight and passen
ger boose, will be combined.
TOWN AND TERRITORY.
—The complete text of the proceedings of
the mining land convention appeared in
the Herald only. Apply at the Herald
counting room for extra copies.
—The Odd Fellows of Butte are to have
a building of their own. and for that pur
pose have purchased a suitable site of Koss
Deegau for the sum of $12.000.
—A word abext blank books. If you
want anything in this line you will save
money by getting figures at the Hkrai.d
bindery. Do not forget this fact. Satis
—Rev. E. J. Stanley came in from Great
Falls last night on the delayed train of the
Montana Central and goes to Bonlder to
morrow where he will hold the quarterly
meeting services of the M. E. chnrch south
on the Sunday following.
—The Montana Central this morning
received advices of a still further cut in
rates between St. Paul and Chicago by the
Chicago, St Panl & Kansas City railway,
taking effect yesterday, as follows : First
class 25c.; second-class 20c.; third-class
15c.; fourth-class 12c.; fifth-class 10c.; sixth
class 8 a—official classification.
—Delegates of the Silver Bow delega
gation, attending the late convention, call
attention to the omission of the name of
Henry Williams, of Butte, from the re
ported list of gentlemen forming the
finance committee. The Herald correct!
the mistake, and is advised that in the re
vised official proceedings to be printed in
pamphlet form, Mr. Williams' name will
appear duly recorded.
—The sale of the Pony mining property
to Gov. Hauser's senatorial syndicate, npon
which the pnposed extension of the
Boulder & Madison railroad was made
contingent, has not yet been confirmed,
and rumors are afioat that it has fallen
through. We believe, however, the bond
has not yet expired, and we shall doubt
less hear of it when the ex-governor returns
from New York.
—The last number of the West Shore,
Portland's illustrated magazine, came out
in the improved new form for the new
year. It has been enlarged, has a new
cover and shows improvement in every de
partment. A magnificent supplement, a
large, colored lithograph of the entrance to
i the Columbia river, came with this num
ber and proved an acceptable gift to sub
I scribers of the magazine.
A petition was received from the Helena
street railway asking permission to extend
' its line (a doable track) with T rails from
the junction of Main street and Helena
avenue, extending thence easterly through
I Main street and the extension thereof to
; Gold avenue, in Grand avenue addition,
1 thence north along Gold avenue to Cedar
! street, thence east along Cedar street to
Samuel street, thence south along Samuel
stre «' t0 , th £ ce ?. t ?. of C , h « 8tDat street. On
motion of Worth the petition was referred
to the committee on streets and alleys.
Smallpox at Butte.
Inter Mountain: The county physician
yesterday discovered another man who is
afflicted with the smallpox. He is an in
dividual who goes by the name of Shorty
With the Dog. He was a sort of partner
of McAdams, who was found at Gray's
lodging house Wednesday and sent to the
pest house. Shorty With the Dog was
also fonnd at Gray's. His case is not a
very severe one, but he was sent to the
pest house. He got his name by leading
Gordon & Ritchie's bulldog around, and as
it was the first labor he was ever known to
perform, its memory was thns perpetuated.
He is now known by only this name and
his true name has been forgotten.
His case makes eleven altogether devel
oped here, which is pretty nearly a dozen
too many for the absolute comfort of peo
ple who have not been vaccinated.
Montana Central Bulletin.
Owing to the unsteady state freight
rates have been in east of St. Paul for
several days past, the Montana Central
Railway Co. preeent below, for the benefit
of the public, the rates between points
named as they stand to-day :
BETWEEN ST. PAUL AND CHICAGO.
1st 2d 3d 4th 5th 6th •
class, class, class, class, class, class. Via.
C. B. A N
C St P A K C
C. M. A St P
Nails and bar iron in C. L., 8c. per cwt. C. B i X
FROM ST. LOUIS TO ST. PAUL.
1st 2d 3d 4th 5th 6th
class, class, class, class, class, class. Via
81 ]4 27 21 15 1214 10 C. B. & N.
Nails andiron in C. L 9c. per cwt. C. B. <St N.
FROM BOSTON AND NEW YORK TO ST. PAUL.
1st 2d 3d 4th 5th 6th
class, class, class, class, class, class. Via.
85 74 58 i6]4 40 31]4 Soo Line &
Nat'l Dis. A
C. B. & N.
All the above subject to official classifi
London, February 11.—Rowe, the bi
cycilist has been matched .'gainst Howell
for $ 1,000 to ride one and ten miles.
A WORD TO THE W'SE i.7)
Oh, you vain editor from Missoula !
Do you think that nobody can fool you ?
You sought the convention
With best of intention.
But "the boy" showed you that he could school
Hereafter in seeking an item
Do not rest all content when you sight 'em,
But grapple it strong
And hold on good and long.
Else you'll cut your eye teeth and then bite 'em.
The item's a rare bird and scary.
To snare it you must be quite chary ;
If you once let it go
It will fly off and lo!
Your opponent will cage the cana. y,
Which is why we suggest to our colem.
To his work to more fctrictly devote him ;
Don't imagine yoa clasp
The whole earth in your grasp
Because you're an editor pr 3 tern.
PENETRATES MUSCLES to the
VERY B0NE8. TRY IT!
—D. A.G. Flow irree, wife and daugh
ter, Miss Annie, have returned home from
—Sprnillef Braden, Superintendent of the
Assay Office, returned a few days ago from
i eastern visit.
—Mr. O. W. Jackson, accompanied bv
his charming bride, nee Miss Marta Healey,
arrived from Fort Benton yesterday and
will spend a week in the capital.
—Mr. and Mrs. Hervy Barbour returned
from their wedding tour last evening.
They will go to housekeeping at once in
their elegant dwelling in the Oro Fino
Terrace, on Benton avenne.
—Wm. Wiseman, oDe of the a«sayers Se
the U. S. Assay Office, has gone East ou a
sick leave. His health has been poor fci
some months and he will «pend some time
in recruiting it at his old home in Daven
—A. G. Wilhelm, a mâchant of Pioneer,
who has been representing that district in
miners' convention, called at the Herald
office to-day. Mr. Wilhelm is one of the
old time readers of the Herald, having
taken the paper for twenty-two years. His
name is still on our subscription hooks and
may his g.rnial presence long be noted
amoDg the pioneer ranks of the mining
men of Montana.
New Smelter for Helena.
The Herald learns on good authority
that the Granite Mountain mining com
pany are about to put up a large smelter
for the treatment of their base ores, and
that the works will probably be located at
Helena. Indeed, it is said the Granite peo
ple have an option on 2 U0 acres of ground
within four miles of this city, which they
will probably determine upon as a site for
the proposed plant. It is said the negotia
tions will be perfected in a day or two.
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Cream Baking Powder does not contain Am
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