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Fron» the Pally Herald of October 29. the boys in blue. A Stirring Appeal From Gen. Carr. the Veteran The following has been issued by the Commander, Gen. Carr, to the Boys in Bine, Department of New York: "Once more your commander appeals to the spirit which impelled you in the cam paigns of 1-(JO, 18(11, 1868, 1872, 1880 and 18*4. The forces which sought to destroy a government by the people are to-day in more insidious form arrayed against our commercial supremacy. Then our consti tutional liberty was in danger; to day our industrial life is in danger. Then it was an appeal to the bullet; to-day, thank God, it is an appeal to the ballot. We have no alternative. The President of the 1'aited States has thrown down the gage of battle. We must not hesitate or falter in the contest. We must decide between that which sustains or de stroys a free, enlightened and prospérons government. The light is to the death. Protection to American industry, protec tion to American citizens abroad, protec tion to American citizens at home, protec tion to the American citizen in the free en joyment of every right and principle under the law, pensions to soldiers who, in the dark days of 1860-65, offered their lives for the preservation of our country, as well as the dependents of these who died that the Union might live. This ought to be, and will be your achievement on election day, November 6th. Campaign Notes. JW w North- West: The demonstration on the occasion of the meeting to be addressed by H<m. Thomas 11. Carter, Republican candidate lor Delegate, was over and over again the finest that has ever occurred in Deer Lodge. It is a Republican night in Deer Lodge, and Deer Lodge has more Republicans now than ever before. The demonstration has been a splendid success. Bozeman Register: The time-worn chest nuts of "what do you know ?" and "how do you run? ' have at last become obselete, or Lav* lieen relegated to "innocuous desue tude." The popular way of putting the interrogatory now is: "llow is your rec ord Dillon Tribune: The campaign orators will get a rest in ten days. Home of them need rest, while it would have been merci ful toward a patient and suffering people if some of these campaign haranguers had died before the campaign opened. Missoula Item, 27th: Reports from the Flathead country say that Messrs. Craven ami Murray are being greeted with large houses and that the silver-tongued Craven is making a great impression and doing yeoman service for Carter and the Repub lican ticket. They spoke at Horse Plains last night to a big crowd, and will wind ot their trip this evening at Thom son Falls. The River Press says there will be a sm< ll of sulphur around w hen Ham Word again mounts the stump. The River Press and Col. Handers both bold the same opinion—that Ham Word is accompanied by a bad smell. Livingston Enterprise: A new feature h.w developed itself within the past few days in regard to one of the questions which the voters will be caller! upon to decide at the polls on the sixth of November. It is one which has no connection with politics and affects the people at large indiscriminately. It is the question as to whether the county seat will remain at Livingston or not. It is rumored that C. B. Mendenhall, of Hunters Hot Springs, has been working up a private Is>om for Springdale from purely personal motives, as few are interested besides him self, the Hunters Hot Springs, of which he is the owner, being just across the river from the Springdale station. Carter's Campaign. Hon T. II. Carter came in yesterday from his campaign trip in western Mon tana and spent .Sunday at home. He is looking remarkably well aud has so far withstood the hardships of the campaign successfully. His trip through Missoula :io<l Deer Lodge counties was a notable one and he had to crowd a great deal of work into a short space of time. In one day in Missoula county he made five speeches, each at a different place, and al ternated between a seat in the cars and the rostrum about every two hours. He was greeted with great enthusiasm at every point and came home firmly convinced that he would get a large vote in western Montana and more than ever confident of his election. He left last evening for Beaverhead county and speaks at Dillon to-night. To-morrow night he will he at Glendale and the rest of the week he will put in in Silver Bow couDty, speaking at Butte Sat urday Dight. Mr. Carter's campaign will go down in history as one of the most brilliant and aggressive ever made in Montana. He has made a gallant light since the day of his nomination, and those who know the char art er of the man know that there will be no relaxation of his heroic work until the dawn of November 6th puts an end to the campaign. Carter was entered in this race as a winning hoise, and each passing day is hut developing more phases of his speed and giving promise of his brilliant finish in the lead next week. in the lead next week. Smith and the Tariff. The Democrats held a meeting last Sat urday night at the Opera House. After long street parade by the flambeau club end a costly pyrotechnic display they found it impossible to fill the theatre There was a good sized audience present, hut it was composed partly of ladies and partly of Republicans and did not even fill the main anditorinm, much less the gallery, which was almost vacant. The only speaker was Robert Buncombe Smith, who wearied his hearers for over an hour by a nonsensical discourse on the tariff—a subject evidently which he knows little about. Unlike Governor Car penter's speech, which covered the whole tariff question, Mr. Smith ranted npon fragments of the the great issue, and when he finished it would puzzle a Philadelphia lawyer to tell exactly how he stood on the great issne. The audience got tired long before the speaker did and fell off considerably in numbers before he delivered his peroration. Mr. Smith bas a stage presence akin to that of the angular country school teacher, and were it not for the redeeming qualities of his voice would be a very poor public speaker. As it was, it was only ,his (tax buncombe that elicited any applause, his oratory not being sufficiently inspiring to create any enthusiasm. After all the money and work spent in advertising Saturday night's meeting and drumming np a crowd to take it in it was a dismal failure. Indian Pottery. ^ Col. Wheeler, librarian of the Historical Society, to-day showed the Herald staff an interesting relic dug up in the placer mines of Avalanche gulch. It is a piece of Indian pottery, part of a water jar, and is in good state of preservation. It was presented to the Society by Mr. C. K. Stev enson. So far known it is the first relic of the Mound Builders that has been fonnd in Montana. From the Daily Herald of October 30 COUNTY FINANCE. Able and Honest Management Under Republican Rule. County finances and their intelligent and honest administration are subjects that concern every tax-payer. In this connec tion a few facts and figures will interest the average citizen of Lewis and Clarke. The largest revenue collected from licen ses in any one year under Democratic rule was in 1884, the total sum amounting to less than $55,000. Under Republican ad ministration this source of revenue has rapidly advanced, until the present year shows upwards of $100,000 collected, the last quar ter being more than $27,000. W T hen the Republicans took office four years ago there was a floating indebtedness of $58,000, drawing 7 per cent, interest, as also a bonded indebtedness of $90,000 drawing 6 per cent., and onr county war rants could then be bought at from 75 to 85 cents on the dollar. Not later than January 3, 1887, found this entire floating indebtedness extinguished, since which time all warrants have been cashed at full value on presentation to Treasurer Bald win at his office. The bonded debt being fully paid, noth ing whatever remains standing against the county except the bonds which realized to Lewis and Clarke the most magnificent Court House in the West or Northwest These latter bonds cannot be called ander 6ix years from the date of tlieir issue, their extreme redemption limit being twenty years. To the zeal aud industry of Treasurer Baldwin in collecting closely and to the last dollar the revenue attainable under the license law is in large measure due the great reduction in the tax levy, which this year every property holder in the county will be brought to appreciate. For this consolatory condition of affairs the people of Lewis and Clarke are, as stated, indebt ed to the faithful and indefatigable labors of Treasurer Baldwin, who as collector of public moneys has permitted no one in debted to the county to escape, thus rais ing an immensely increased revenue from license and porviding the means riot only to discharge the public obligations, hut to greatly assist the tax levy in the payment of every public expense. This splendid record, begun with the Republicans and continued for the past four years, should he kept up through the years to come. To succeed Mr. Baldwin the Republicans present Richard Barden present city, treasurer of Helena, who is conceded one of the very best men in the county for the office. His administration will follow in the line of his predecessor and in every way prove a success. will a of be the the the he and in every way prove a success. SHOT IN THE LEG. Details of the Accident T urner. to General is of of The accident at Llkhorn to Gen. C. W. Turner, spoken ol briefly in onr last issne, resulted in the man who did the shooting mistaking the General's identity. It hap pened Saturday night after dark, while the General was walking through the town in company with Mr. Joyes, the county attorney of Jefferson county. They were proceeding to their hotel and on reaching the end of town, where the ground was rough and broken and the place deserted, the General heard a bullet wliizz past his ear and soon saw the flash and heard the report of a pistol. The General cried out, "Stop that shooting," but the man in ambush kept on firing and sent four more bullets in close prox imity to the Generals person, one of them indeed striking him in the left leg below the knee. The General and Mr. Joyes sought refuge behind a neigh boring cabin, when they became satisfied they were the targets of the concealed assailant, and alter the fifth shot the firing ceased. Mr. Joyes assisted the General to the hotel, where he was made as comforta ble as possible until yesterday, when he was brought to Helena. His wound is not dangerons bat qaite painful. Tne ball missed the bone and buried itself in the calf of the leg. The physicians extracted it to-day. The bullet was a large one and evidently came from a 45-calibre revolver. Subsequent inquiries develop that dur ing the afternoon two men named Ettiuger and Wilson had some trouble and agreed that they shonld both arm themselveB and meet in the evening and have it ont. It is surmised that Ettinger was the man that was on the ground and did the shooting, as he has not been seen since. It is more than likely that he took Gen. Tamer and Mr. Joyes for his man, it being so dark that no one could be recognized. The otficers are still in pursuit of Ettinger, but had not, at last accounts, heard from him. The people of Elkhorn are indignant over the affair and will spare no pains to cap ture the cowardly assailant and have him properly punished. General Turner will be confined to his room for some time and will, of course, be obliged to cancel the remainder of his political engagements. Electric Light Plant. The new electric light plant of the Hel ena Electric Light company, now in coarse of construction, will be, when completed, one of the most extensive works of the kind west of Chicago. The company is putting up a fine new building of brick and stone on the corner of Park and Sixth avenues, a notable feature of which is a 120-foot smoke stack, which is now np over ninety feet. The most interesting feature of the works, however, is the ma chinery which is all new. It comes from Fraser & Chalmers, of Chicago, and is the best of its kind. There are three large Corliss engines of tremendous power and two batteries six boilers, each of a capacity of 125 horse power. One of the new engines was started np yesterday and works like a charm. Its huge fly wheel is nine feet in diameter and weighs six tons. There are new dynamos and new machinery for rnn ning them, so that in a few weeks the com pany will have an entirely new equipment. The old engines and boilers will be kept for reserve in case of emergencies. It is estimated this work will cost nearly $50,000. Superintendent William Harri son is in charge of the improvements. Returned With a Bride. Sheriff Jas.W.Hathaway arrived from the East yesterday, accompanied by his charm ing bride, nee Miss Ida McClintock, to whom he was married in St. Paul on the 26th inst Mrs. Hathaway is well known in Helena, where for some time she was stenographer in Carter and Clayberg's of fice. Her many friends as well as those of her popular husband, whom not to know is to argue oneself unknown in Helena, will extend to both a warm welcome and hearty congratulations. Many young children become positively repulsive with sore eyes, sore ears, and scaldhead. Such afflictions may be speed ily removed by the use of Ayer's Sarsapa rilla. Young and old alike experience the wonderfol benefits of this medicine. L. an by of From the Dally Herald of October 31. 0ÜR FREE TRADE GOVERNOR. Hon. P. H. Leslie Uses His Official Beport to Advocate Free Wool. How the Governor's Statement and Wool Growers' Resolutions Bead Side by Side. the Governor Preston H. Leslie, the Demo cratic chief executive of Montana, is the first man who has occupied the guberna torial chair to give official sanction to any scheme or plan menacing the existence or prosperity of any industry of the Terri tory. This he has done in his annual re port for 1888 to the Secretary of the In terior, wherein he says, in speaking of the wool industry : "The wool-growers of this Territory have largely increased their flocks and will continne this good and profitable indus try. Some fear the efleets of free wool, but those best informed on this subject believe that free wool will not injure the sheep culture any more than free hides did the cattle kings. Mntton alone, it is believed, will pay the cost of raising sheep in Montana and the wool clipped and sold is all profit." The above are the exact words of the Governor on this subject. It sounds rather strange in conjunction with the following resolution , adopted by the Montana Wool Growers Association at their annual meet ing last July at Fort Benton : Whereas, The platform of the Demo cratic party endorses the message of the President declaring in favor of removing all duties on wool ; and Whereas, The platform of the Repub lican party expressly says: "We insist that the duties on wool shall be adjusted and maintained so as to furnish full aud adequate protection to the industry;" and Whereas, Three-fourths of the expense of sheep husbandry is paid out in wages; and Whereas, The only way sheep can be run in this country with free wool is under a very much reduced scale of wage3 paid to a class of men who experience great privations in the proper discharge of their duties; and Whereas, The system of diversified American industry that has bean built up under our protective tariff has secured to the nation at large the greatest of blessings at a trifling cost; therefore be it Resolved, That we believe the Republi can party, in its endeavor to feduce the surplus by the abolition of internal taxes, while it advocates the retention and regula ting of such taxes as will properly protect American labor and enterprise, deserves the hearty support of all who have the dignity of American labor and of Ameri can institutions at heart. THEN AND NOW. Governor Leslie Sums up the Changes that Ten Years Have Made in that Ten Years Have Made in Montana. In his annual report to the Secretary of the Interior, a synopsis of which appeared in onr telegraphic columns yesterday, Gov ernor Leslie makes a flattering showing of Montana's progress and advancement in the last ten years. We quote the follow ing from the report : The annual output of our mines ten years ago was estomated at $7,000,000. Now it is over $31,000,000. The total value of taxable property in the Territory then was $12.000,000 ; now it is $70,000, 030 (not counting the vaine of the mining property). The number of cattle in the Territory then was 200,000 ; now it is 1.500.000. Number of sheep then was 120, 000 ; now it is over 2,000,000. Number of horses then was 40,000; now it is 200,000. Number of acres of land then nnder culti vation was 265,000 ; now there are over 2.000. 000 acres appropriated and settled for farming purposes. Then the com merce of the whole territory was $20,000, 000; now it is $50,000,000. Then there was but a dozen or so miles of railroad; now there are over 2,000; then the popula tion was 30,000; now it is 140,000; then the Territory was in debt $112,000; now it is ont of debt, and there is plenty of money in the treasury; then taxes were high; now they are low; then the contest for the mas tery of this country between the Indian and the white man was red with human blood, and every household trembled in anxiety for the triumphs of peace and rest. Now all is quiet and the hostile foe has laid down his battle-axe, pat on the robes of civilization and treads the path of in dustry side by side with the white man. BURIED TWENTY-NINE YEARS. The Body of Mr. and Mrs. Ewing's Child Found Perfectly Preserved in its Grave. A Leavenworth, Kansas, special to the Chicago Tribune, dated October 26th, says : "A remarkable case of preservation after death was discovered here to-day when the body of a child, buried November 26,1859, was exhumed. On that date the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ewing was bnried, and soon after the family left for Montana. Returning to visit friends, they concluded to take the remains of the child back to Montana with them, and the grave was opened to-day. When the iron casket was removed from the box the glass covering was fonnd intact and the body was plainly visible, looking as natnral as when placed in the grave." The above refers to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Ewing, of the Prickly Pear valley, who left Helena last sommer to visit their old home in Missouri and former residences in Kansas and other parts of the East. Sudden Death. Myra, the four year old daughter of L. I. Rosencrans, died suddenly at 6:30 o'clock this morning. The little one awoke her father by convulsive twitching of body and limbs and before medical aid could be summoned breathed her lite away in spasm. Mrs. Rosencrans, who is visiting friends in the East, was summoned home by telegr aph. _ Scandanavian Ball. The Scandanavian Republican Club held an enjoyable social party at Encore Hall Saturday evening. Music was furnished by Professor Yaeger's excellent orchestra of six pieces and a large number of ladies and gentlemen mingled in the pleasures of the dance until a late hoar. The arrange ments made by the varions committees were complete and satisfactory and insured the comfort and enjoyment of all the gneets. Officers of the club were present and the attendance was • representative one of onr Scandanavian citizens. The ball was a great success in every respect. the the or re In A PIONEERS GRAVE. A New Monument #ver the Remains of the Late Johr M. Sweeney. The grave of the lat. John M. Sweeney in the Catholic cemetey has been marked in accordance with therequests of the de ceased as made in his rill. It was Mr. Sweeney' wish to be buried at Helena and, knowiiy that his relatives would probably waut o take his remains back to the old horn« in Maryland, the departed, who was gratly attached to his mountain home, insened in his will his desire to have his remans interred in Hel ena and that his graveshonld be marked by a plain stone of kontana production. Under the direction of Mr. William R. Sweeney, his bother, the wishes of the deceased have been faith fully carried ont The body reposes in a gras$- lot 9xlC feet in dimensions and surrounded by a ntat wall of ent granite The head of the gtave is marked by a handsome monument of native Montana granite and of a ebasce, imposing design. It consists of an obtliik shaft resting on a polished pedestal sn< surmounted by a cross, the'whole structure being supported by a doable base of granite, beautilally carved and polished The monament is the work of Mr. Patrick Hanley and re flects great credit ai the designer snd maker. The inscriptions are three in number. On the base is carved thejword"Sweeney' in large relief. On the lice of the pedestal are the following wordj chiseled in the enduring stone: Sacred o Die Memory Df JOHN H. SWEENEY. Born at Emaiettsburg, Md. January 18th, 1842. Departed this Life * May 10th, 1887. Requitstat in Pace. On the reverse side of the same stone is the following, whieh was composed and in sisted on by Helena friends of the de ceased : A Pioneer of Montana. Distinguished for his unswerving integrity In every public and private trust ; a wise aud pru dent legislator; a jenerous giver to the poor. "The memory of the just is blessed." The whole is a itting testimonial to the sterling qualities and simple life of the de ceased, of whose ligh character and worth the enduring granite of the Rocky Moun tains is justly emblematic. THE STRIKE. Two Men Arrested for Obstructing Railroad Business. A new development of the switchmen'! strike yesterday was the arrest of two of the strikers. Frank Jones and Thomas Devlin, who were taken into custody for interfering with the employes of the com pany in moving freight at the depot The arrest was made by Conductor A. H. Brad' ley, who had been appointed a special officer for the time. The prisoners were taken before Judge Sanders this morning and placed under bonds of $25 each to ap pear to morrow morning at 10 o'clock, when the witnesses will be present and the trial proceeded with. Outside of this circumstance there uothiDg new. The men are still out and propose to stay out unless their wages are raised. They say they were getting lower wages for the same work than are paid in St. Paul and other eastern cities and that, as the cost of living is greater here they are entitled to an increase. On the other hand General Manager Law, who was seen by our reporter this morning, says he does not recognize the affair as an organized strike but as an attempt to give the com pany trouble by an irresponsible lot of switchmen, none of whom had been in the employ of the company six months. He says they are all new men and that they were being paid the same wages as are given at Brainard, Billings, Missoula, Ellensburg and other points along the line. He has discharged all the strikers and is filling their places with conductors from Missoula aud other HURRAH FOR EITHER. "Pay-Your-Money-and-Take-Your Choice" Predicament of a Traveling Man. An amusing incident happened in a Helena saloon this morning. A quartette of gentlemeu had entered the resort to take some refreshments, and while there a drummer, who is traveling for an Eastern firm, and who was more than half seas over, staggered up to the bar and said, "Gem men, I say, hurrah for Cleveland ! He's goin' to get there sure." He then looted np into the fonr sober faces at the bar and a look of disappointment swept over his coantenance as he found no kindred ex pression there and no response to his enthusiastic greeting. He evi dently thought he had made a bad break, for he followed to the end of the saloon one of the gentlemen who had gone there to light a cigar, and, laying his hand very confidentially on his shonlder, said : "I say, boss ! Is that crowd (pointing to the other three men at the bar) Republican ?" "I don't know," re sponded the Helena man, I guess so." The drummer braced np, staggered across the floor again, joined the trio at the bar and again throating his presence npon them, shoated: "Three cheers for Harri son! He's my man and he's goin' to give old Grover a set back sore." He then in vited the Helena men to drink to the health of General Harrison, bat his sadden conversion was too much tor their gravity and they left the saloon langhing over the event- The drummer evidently felt lone some and was bound to make np with the crowd somehow, even if he had to shoot for both Harrison and Cleveland. points. % Conductor Bradley, who came here from Missoula when the trouble occurred, says he was present at the meeting of the strik ers yesterday afternoon, and that five out of thirteen of the malcontents acknowl edged themselves in the wrong. Only one of them, he says, belongs to the Switch men's Union, which has not sanctioned the strike. He thinks the railroad company in the right and is working for them, though he is a member of the Brotherhood of Engineers and also the Conductor's Association. While the company is moving freight every day with employes brought in from other points, they are still somewhat crippled in hand ling their yard business, which is very heavy. It is their intention to not recog nize the trouble as a strike and to fill the places of the discharged switchmen with new men. To do this and avoid inter ference from the strikers they have asked the protection of the law. Queen Victoria has a remarkable fine head of hair, for a lady of her age ; bat her son, the Prince of Wales, is quite bald Had he used Ayer's Hair Vigor earlier in life his head might, to-day have been as well covored as that of his royal mother. It's not too late yet. Died. New York, October 25.— Capt. Jellard, of the steamer Clarence, from Para, which arrived Monday, died in Brooklyn to-night of yellow fever. de the his his a a a is re in are is in de In pru the de AT EMPIRE. Grand Republican Meeting at the Great Mining Camp—Penrose Left in the Lurch. of for in of It was arranged for a Republican meet ing at Empire Tuesday evening and for a Democratic meeting Thursday evening. Notices had been posted and banners pat up, bat last evening jnst as the Republi can speakers, Messrs. Hunt, Davis, Howey and Balliet had arrived to participate, it was learned that Mr. Penrose arrived at the mine one-half mile above the town and was preparing to speak at the board irg house. Preparations, however, went on in spite of his attempt to catch the crowd aDd the result was the entire popu lation of Empire came ont to hear the Re publican candidates, and Mr. Penrose, owing to only a hearers, had to adjourn. The result was a large and enthusiastic Republican meeting. Mr. R. B. Wallace, the Supt. of the Company, ably presided, introducing Mr. Hunt as the first speaker, who, tor over an hour, held the lrage audience spell-bound. His speech was a masterly effort, covering the whole of protection and prov ing conclusively the advantage to the working man of voting the Republican ticket. Mr. Howey followed in a weil chosen speech of a half an hour. Mr. Davis being called for made appro priate remarks, speaking especially of the merits of different candidates on the ticket. The hour being late, Mr. Balliet simply bowed to the audience and asked to be excused from speaking. The fact that all was arranged for a Democratic meeting on Thursday evening, ami, the management being Republican, had offered no opposition, makes it more heinous that Penrose should try and slip in on Tuesday evening, when the Republi can meeting was to be held, and get the crowd away All preparations had been made for the Democratic meeting Thurs day night, but the Democrats, not content with this, wanted to spoil the Republican meeting aud sent Penrose out a3 the mar plot to hurt the occasion. Suffice it to say they did not succeed. Pen rose called his meeting to order about 7 o'clock and spokfc to not more than fifty men. After haranguing this small crowd for about a half hour he was compelled to desist and the meeting ad journed. At half past seven the Republi can meeting was called to order by F. M. Chadbourne and the hall was filled by a crowd of over 150 miners, who listened to the different speeches for three hoars. The enthusiasm was great and it takes no prophet to tell that Empire is solid for Carter aud the Republican ticket. The Republicans of the camp are very indig nant at the attempt of the Democrats to spoil their meeting, and if they don't re taliate to-morrow night, they will make their resentment felt at the polls. ANOTHER RICHMOND. Montana Prohibitionists Nominate Davis Willson, of Bozeman for Delegate. As announced yesterday the Prohibi tionists have nominated Davis Willson, of Bozeman, for Delegate to Congress, thus introducing a new element in Territorial politics. Following is Mr. Wilson's letter of acceptance: Bozeman, Mont., October 27, 1888.— Hon. Massena Ballard, President of the Executive Committee of the Prohibition Party of Montana, Helena, Montana. —Dear Sir:— Your communication ten dering me, on behalf of the Territorial Central committee, the nomination for Con gress duly received. I am not unmindful of the high honor thus bestowed, and no man I think can feel deeper gratitnde or pride for such a mark of a to a : all out one the is the the CONFIDENCE AND ESTEEM. I would regard it a transcendently greater honor to be the first candidate of the pro hibition party in Montana though I should poll a dozen votes than to be elected to Congress by any party which purchases its power by subserviency to the ram rale which now so threatens onr conn try. It is difficult to endnre the hatred of opponents, and more, the estrangement of friends, bat "to endure hardness as a good soldier" is the ot of all who would serve righteousness and truth ; aud no good citi zen can escape this responsibility. To as sume it is better than to win any mere place. I think any loyal temperance man onght to obey such a call to arms if it is within his power; and we have plenty of material within oar ranks. NOW AS TO MY POSITION. It is not within my power to make such a canvass as the cause requires on ac count of the work which I am engaged. I intend to speak a few times through the county in support of our county ticket. The most I could possibly do ontside of this would be to visit a few poinls on the railroad where I could go over one day and back the next. Two or three members of our club have suggested I do this, making the canvass by correspondence ; that wher ever a county ticket was placed in the field my canvass be left with the managers of that county campaign. They have also suggested that by correspondence other counties could be induced to pat np a ticket and that individnals could make local campaigns for the delegate in their neighborhood. IF SUCH A'CANVASS on my part would satisfy the Central Com mittee I suppose I could accept and would. But I would most earnestly arge that some man be placed in nomination who coaid canvas the whole Territory speaking every night. It is only in this way we may hope to do the greatest good—educating the masses by agitation. They will not read onr side nntil their interest is first awak ened by the hearing ear. Respectfully, Davis Willson. "Patience" in Office. Characters: Patience—Grover Cleveland ; Grosvenor—W. B. Webb. GROSVBNOR SINGS. Prithee, Man of Destiny, prithee tell me true. Hey! but I'm hopeful, willow, willow walyl Will the people next March again Inaugurate you, Hey ! willow waly oh ! Office I despise It, But other people prize it. Hey, willow waly oh ! PATIENCE RESPONDS. Sweet William, I cannot just now answer yon. Hey, but I'm doleful, willow, willow, waly ! The people don't like free trade, and I feel very blue. Hey, willow waly oh ! To General Harrison go yon, I'm sure he will not know you. Hey, willow waly oh ! Somewhat Acrosticai. Brave and battling for the cause of Cleveland and free trade, Our U, S. Lawyer. R. B. Smith, Is on the stump each day, Using hls official place, a politician undismayed. Nor fearful of the consequence to hls paint»! pay. Call up the Herald, Mr. Smith, and tell us where you'll be, Enlisted In the free trade causa, whan next March you will see Dear Cleveland left and Harrison crowned in the presidency. CHRISTIAN CITIZENSHIP. From the Discourse of State Pastor. an Empire A notable discourse was recently preached by Rev. Asa S. Fiske from the pnlpit of the First Presbyterian church of Ithaca, N. Y. "Christian Citizenship" was a timely theme, and it received from the famous pastor eloquent and effective treat ment. To this sermon the press of the Empire State has given a wide publicity, and doubtless many voters have been in fluenced for good by its inspiring words. What his politics, his party, the grand soldier pastor does not need to call by name. His principles are as widely known as his personality, and that signifies from one extreme to the other of the land—from the shores of New England to the Pacific ocean. War vete rans are not the least intimate in their ac quaintance, for in the Rev. Fiske is recog nized the only ex-soldier of the Republic ever honored with the Grand Army chap laincy of tw<f departments—California and New York—at one and the same time. We have space for an extract from the dis course, the regret being that room is not here for the noble whole. A week from to-day the electors of New York will vote, and the then verdict at the polls will, we are confident, harmonize with the patriotic sentiments that permeate the sermon of the Ithaca preacher: No man on earth can have any respect or use for one who stands neutral on any great problem that seems to him to touch human progress. He is bound to make up his mind in regard to it as quickly as he may and then to launch himself with all *the might of him in the battle for the thing that is beet for man and which so makes most for the glory of God and the kingdom of Jesus Christ. * * * Withhold not then the Christian man from active aud enthusiastic championship of aught that can better his fellow, his time, his country, his race; from aught that shall make for the glory of his Christ by uplifting those for whom Christ died? It is as impossible as to stop his impulse to breathe. Championship of those things is the breath of his new spiritual life. Bar him out from these and you stifle him and kill not only his manhood but his piety. ******** Palsied the hand, cold and dead the heart, worthless the brain aud will that can take lazy refuge in indifference, neu trality or cowardly silence when great issues are being discussed on which may turn the glory, greatness, prosperity and perpetuity of the institutions of our coun try. Forever despicable the men of any profession or calling whatever who consent to emasculation of their citizenship, to de privation of its privileges of free thought, of free speech, and a free sufirage, or to demit their positive duty of forwarding by tongue or pen or legitimate personal in fluence that which seems to them sure to contribute to the weal and safety and lasting power of their native or their adopted land. To him who criticises such exercise of citizen prerogative in another, be he minister or layman, let him) look to his own man hood and not inhibit to another, at least as free, as intelligent, as upright and con scientious as himself, the exercise of func tions of which himself deprived, he would hold himself outraged and enslaved. Let every man of this or any church take the solemn crown and scepter of his kingly citizenship in this great re public, and away with that sovereignty as widely as he may the opinions of his time and the destinies of the fature. It is his right. It is his solemn religions obligation. It is the deep and holy passion of his Christian sonl. Let every* man nse that right; gnard and defend it, if need be, with life, liberty and sacred honor; and let him revere and hold that right as sacred for every man as for himself. for every man as for himself. ANOTHER WRECK. One Man Killed and Others Injured in a Freight Smash-Up on the Northern Pacific. Another fatal accident on the Northern Pacific occurred yesterday at Clasoil, a station eleven miles east of Helena. As near as can be learned the particulars are as follows: Two west bound trains, Nos. 13 and 17, left Townsend yesterday morn ing about twenty minutes apart. No. 17 was first and on reaching Clasoil, turned off on a side track, presumably to dis charge 6ome of its cargo. The switch was left open and while No. 17 was stationary No. 13 came np at a high rate of speed and crashed into the rear of the standing train. The shock was terrific, the engine of No. 13 and the caboose of No. 17 being telescoped and turned around almost end for end. The engine was smashed and several cars completely wrecked. The train men, it is said, escaped by jamping, bat three passengers who were in the ca boose of No. 17 fared worse. One of them, a Scandanavian, named Charles Johnson, was killed out right and his body fearfully crashed. A Chinese cook named Ah Lee, who had jnst got on at Clasoil, had both his legs cat off one above and the other below the knee, and snstained some other severe braises. Olaf Johnson, a brother of the man killed, was severely thoagh not serioasly injured, about the head and body. The remains of Charles Johnson were brought to Helena and interred yesterday afternoon. Ah Lee was also brought to the city and taken to St. Peters Hospital. He will probably die. Several of the train hands were injured more or less bat none of them serioasly. Perverting Goldsmith. Hon. Robert Bancombe Smith was un fortnnate in his poetical qnotation Satur day night. After giving the old chestnut that under a protective tariff "the poor are beiDg made poorer and the rich richer," he said: "True are the words of the immor tal Goldsmith, who proved himself a phi losopher when he said: Tll fares the land, to threatening ills a prey ; Where wealth accumulates and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish and may fade, A breath can make them, as a breath has made . But an honest yeoman, a nation's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied." Mr. Smith shows an egotistical confi dence in the public's ignorance when he attempts to misquote such a prominent poet. Goldsmith's words are : 111 fares the land, to hastening Ills a prey. Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish or may fade, A breath can make them, as a breath has made, But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, W hen onoe destroy'd, can never be supplied. It will be seen from the words italicised, besides other perversions of the text, that Mr. Smith changed "a bold peasantry" to "an honest yeoman," to make it more agreeable to American ears and more suit able to the text that he intended to illus trate. It is hardly necessary to remind Mr. Smith that Goldsmith was an English poet and that "a bold peasantry" and "princes and lords" have no place in onr glorious Republic ander a protective tariff while they ate prominent features of the government of free trade England. The quotation is grapically descriptive of the condition of the laboring classes in Eng land, bat cannot be applied to the superior estate of the wage workers of free Amer ica. Mr. Smith was very 'unfortunate in his (misquotation. When Yon Need An Alterative Medieine, don't forget that everything depends on the kind used. Ask for Ayer's Sarsaparilla and take no other. For over forty years this preparation has had the endorsement of leading physicians and (^ruggists, and it has achieved a success unparalleled in the history of proprietary medicines. " For a rash, from which I had suf fered.some months, my father, an M. 1)., recommended Ayer's Sarsaparilla. It effected a cure. I am still taking this medicine, as I find it to he a most pow erful blood-purifier." — J. E. Cocke, Denton, Texas. " C. II. Hut, Druggist, Evansville, Ind., writes : " I have been selling Ayer's Sarsaparilla for many years. It maintains its popularity, while many other preparations, formerly as well known, have long been forgotten." " I have alwavs recommended Ayer's . Kuykendal Ayer's Sarsaparilla, PREPARED BY Dr. J. C. Ayer * Co., Lowell, Mass. Price $ 1 ; six bottlei, $5. Worth $5 a bottle. C0WN AM) TEKSIT0BY. —Jones and Devlin, the striking switch men who were arrested yesterday at the instance of the Northern Pacific, were to day discharged from custody aud the suit against them was dismissed on motion of the attorue\'s for the complainant. —The new gas tank of the Helena gas company was filled since yesterday noon by the Woolston water company. It holds over 750,000 gallons and while it was being filled the water company supplied the city with over a half million gallons at the same time. —Articles of incorporation of the Lindsay Mercantile company were filed with the Territorial Secretary yesterday. The com pany is formed to do a general commission and merchandising business in the Terri tory of Montana and elsewheie to buy and sell real estate, loan and borrow money. The capital stock is $50,0()0 in 500 share of $100 each. The incorporators and trustees are Frank S. P. Lindsay, E. C. Richards, C. AY. Cannon, E. Sharpe and Louis Stadtler. —Friday's Inter Mountain S3ys : "The friends of Mrs. AY. AV. Dixon will exceed ingly regret to learn of that lady's serious illness. To-day, however, there is a shade of improvement in her condition. The sacraments of the church were adminis tered yesterday. Over-exertion at the Sisters' fair is believed to have been too severe a tax on Mrs. Dixon's strength." Since the above appeared we learn with pleasure that Mrs. Dixon's condition is im proving and that she is now out of danger. —There came near being a panic at the opera house last night, when one of the chimneys took fire and burned oat. The flames leaped ont from a stove pipe hole in the fine and the audience thought the theatre was on fire. A few words Irotn the door keeper satisfied them that it was nothing serious and they retained their seats. The burning flue was soon put out by the application of salt on the fires, and the play went on without lurther inter ruption. PEBSONAL. — P. J. Donahue, of Marysville, is in the city. —John Newman, of Marysville, was in the city to-day. —Governor Leslie went to Créât Falls to day for few days' visit. —Hon. E. B. Camp, Mayor of Billings* is spending a few days in the Capital. —Mrs. John S. Tooker has returned from her visit to her former home in Mich igan. a —Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Sterling have returned ftom an eujoyabie visit to Salt Lake. —Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bndds, of Fort Custer, passed through Helena yesterday en route home. —Miss Gertrude Ferris, of Minnesota, recently arrived in the city and will spend the winter with her sister, Mrs. Fred Man uel. —A. L. Mohler, general traffic manager of the Manitoba railroad, arrived from the East yesterday aud spent to-day in Helena. -Miss L. M. Ramsey has returned home after a year's absence in eastern cities, where she has been completing her studies in vocal and instrumental music. —Delegate Toole is lying ill at Elkhorn with the chills and lever. He was taken sick yesterday and was nnable to go to Bntte, where he was billed to-night. —Mrs. Harriet Mack, who has been visiting her son, J. A. Mack, of the Cosmo politan, for several weeks, left unexpectedly to-day for her home in Atchison, Kansas. She has made many triends in Helena who will be glad to welcome her future visits. — P. P. Shelby, general manager of the Montana Central, has returned from an extended trip in the East, having visited St. Paul, Chicago, Cleveland and other cities. He visited his two sons in the lat ter place and contemplates bringing them to Montana next year. —Charles G. Bynnm, a former resident of Helena bat now a sheep grower of Cho teau, is visiting the city. He is a good Republican this year, the free wool busi ness having knocked the Democracy ont of him and all his family. His case, he says, is but one of many similar conversions in Northern Montana. —Mr. S. B. Hicks has just returned from the East, and was accompanied home by his daughter Alice, who has completed a coarse in art studies at Boston. A survey of the political situation in the states dur ing the past fortnight satisfies Mr. Hicks that Harrison is going to win. New York, in his judgment, will vote Republican by a great majority, and everywhere through the North the confidence in Republican victory is unshaken. Family Poisoned. Minneapolis, October 25.—On the Bohemian fiats to-night a family of eight Bohemians sat down to snpper and almost immediately after swallowing a few month fols of food fell on the floor, writhing with all the symptoms of arsenical poisoning. The party was celebrating the wedding of Geo. Martin and his bride, two victims. It is supposed that a rival of Martin's poisoned the food. All are very ill and may die. ELLIS-SMITH.—At the parsonage of the Baptist church, October 23 1888, by Kev. C. B. Allen, Jr., Mr. Bichard Bills to Miss Elizabeth Smith. POWER-PALMER.—At the Baptist church parsonage, October 26,1888, Rev. C. B. Allen, Jr., officiating, Mr Lawriston Po.ver, of Elk Park, to Mias Minnie Palmer, of Milwaukee, Wis. FJERSTAD—KJOLSETH.—At the Capital Hotel, Helena, October 27, 1888, by Rev. F. D. Kelsey, Mr. Ole G. Fjerstad and Misa Bessie M. Kjolseth. ROSENCRANS —In Helena. October 31,1888, Myra, daughter of L. I. and Ida Rosencrans, aged 4 years.