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J-'rO'd tbe Dally Harald of April 8 FIRE IN BUTTE. Six Buildings on Broadway Destroyed — Loss Nearly $ I 0.000. BI TTE, April 7th.—[Special to the Her ald.] At one o'clock this morning fire broke out in the rear of Fisher's restau rant, a one story frame building on Broad way. The department responded prompt ly, but before ten minutes had elapsed four buildings were in flames. A more abund ant supply of water was at command than was ever before famished in this city, and five streams were promptly tamed on the crackling buildings, four from Main street and one from Montana. Despite all efforts, however, the flames involved six buildings in ruin before their fury could be checked. The members of the fire force worked persistently and at two o'clock the flames were under control. At the east end of the row was "The Owl" restaurant, of which Albert Nickel was proprietor. Next to this was the Fischer restaurant. These buildings stood on ground recently 5 urchased by the Inter Mountain Publish ing Company. The Fischer restaurant was occupied by Charles Barber, whose loss is 71 , 500 . Third in the row was Job & Tickell's saloon. They report their loss at $1,500. Next came Maher & Pollard's saloon, whose loss is estimated at $700. The fourth buildiDg was the Milwaukee beer hail, on which Tonkin & Pascoe report a loss of $1,500. Next was the St. Louis restaurant, kept by a Chinaman; loss, $500. Simon Hauswirth estimates his loss at $7 ,<m> 0. Ou the other buildings the loss is about $2,500. There was not a dollar of insurance on any of the properly destroyed. Great Falls Election* Cheat Falls. April 8.— [Special to the Herald ]—At this hour, 3 p. m., the indica tions are that the Republicans have carried the Mayor and Treasurer and the Demo crats the City Attorney. The Council will *>e equally divided. WILL BE PROGRESSIVE. Such Will Be the Character of the New City Administration. A reporter called on Mayor Fuller this morning to inquire when the new city government would lie ushered in. He was informed that at the meeting of the City Council to-morrow evening the new mem bers would take their seats and from that time will date the new administration. As there will be no change in the Mayor, there is no doubt that the same vigorous, progressive policy will be pursued that characterized the past important year. The Mayor has had a talk with the newly elected aldermen, all of whom will heartily co-operate in his efforts to carry on public improvements and at the same time ad minister the duties of the city government wisely aud economically. The first thmg to lie unkertaken by the new administration will be to carry out thesewerage programme, that is, to construct the system of lateral sewers for which the people have voted to expend an additional $130,000. With this important matter the progress of street grading will be poshed. As this is very expensive work and as the city went into it quite heavily last year, we shonld not be surprised to see some means adopted whereby the city will be relieved to some extent of the great expense involved. It is said the new Council will be in favor of taxiDg henefitted property holders for fifty per cent, of the cost of street grading, and it is likely that some each plan will be carried oat with reference to all street improve ments. Another thing that will soon force itself upon the Council is the necessity for paving Main street. The need of this improvement is seen by everyone and we understand the new administration considers itself pledged to carry it oat. With these important works, with attention to the fire depart ment and a host of minor affairs that will present themselves, the new government will have its hands full for the coming year. And from the expressions of Mayor Fuller and the new aldermen we have no doubt that the needs of the city will be thoroughly attended to for tbe next twelve months. Death of M. H. Sperry. Many old-time friends will regret to learn of the death of Miles H. Sperry, which occurred yesterday, 7th, at his home on Three-Mile Creek, this county. Mr. Sperry was a soldier who faithfully served his country during the late war. His disease was chronic diarrhuea, contracted in the army, and from which he had suffered through the years since. He was a worthy maD, respected by all who knew him, and his taking off will be sincerely mourned by surviving comrades. Elected School Trustee. The vote for school trustee on Saturday was very light, only 249 votes being cast, and of this number were many ladies. S. C. Gilpatrick, the nominee of the west side caucus, was the only man running, and his election beiDg assured, was the reason so many kept away from the polls. The poll ing place was the East Side school house, and the polls were kept open from 2 o'clock until sundown. An Interesting Souvenir. Mr. James A. Brownell, a hardware man from New York who is stopping at the Grand Central, is the possessor of a war relic that John Rohrbaugh has been show ing to all his old army triends to day. Mr. Brownell is a brother of Sergeant Frank E. Brownell, now on the retired list, who avenged the death of Col. Elsworth at the Marshall House in Alexandria, \ irginia, on May 24, 1861. Col. Elswirth was the mau wlio tore down the Con fédérale flag flying on that building on tbe dav uauieu aud wm immediately shot down by one of the rebels Sergeant Brownell saw |b* gallan* o»e l and wit nessed the Colonel's ia e lie t-prang to the re-cus and wi h in- h>y*»nei transfixed the man who l«Md ki'led Col Eiswoitb, pinning him to «be ot»in*H-e The souve nir in question >s a framed photograph ot the gallaDt Sergeant, in his army dress, and attached to it are three small pieces ol the very llaj that Col. Ellsworth 1 auled down. "Ayer's Hair Vigor is a most excellent preparation for the hair. I speak of it from experience. Its nse promotes the growth of new hair, and makes it glossy and soft The Vigor is a sure care for dandruff."— J. W. Bowen, Editor Enquirer, McArthur Ohio. I j ! a a From the Dally Herald of April 9. GOVERNOR WHITE. The New Executive Arrives in the Cap ital—He Takes the Oath of Office and will be Ten dered a Reception Tomorrow. Governor B. F. White, the first Republi can Governor appointed from Montana, ar rived from Dillon this morning over the Montana Central, accompanied by United States Marshal Irwin, Hou. J. E. Callaway, of Virginia City, Col. Lloyd, Lee Mantle of Butte and others. The Governor was met at the depot by a committee consisting of Elbert D. Weed, Secretary of the Repnblican Territorial Committee, M. A. Meyendorff, President, and J. P. Woolman, Vice Presi dent, of the Republican Club. The party drove to the Cosmopolitan Hotel, where the Governor had engaged rooms. Here the new executive was called upon by I numbers ot our citizens, among whom was a Herald reporter to whom the Governor said that he had not as yet made arrangements to bring his family to Helena. Dillon was now of very easy access from the capital, and, inasmuch as his family had just moved into a new resi dence, he thought he would leave them there for the present, though he would make his headquarters at Helena. This afternoon at 3 o'clock Gov. White was indacted into office at the Coart House in the presence of various Territorial offi cials and a goodly number of citizens. The oath of office was administered by Terri torial Secretary Webb, in the absence of all of the Supreme Court judges. The Gov ernor at once entered ujoi his dnties. BOARD OF" TRADE. Proceedings of Saturday's Meeting Advertising and Statistics. The directors of the Board of Trade j held a meeting at their rooms last Satur day evening. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and adopted. Treasurer Kleinschmidt reported $1,137 in the treasury. A "patent inside" Chicago firm, which prints the inside sheets of 200 country papers throughout the Northwestern States, submitted a proposition to the board to ! print au article descriptive of Helena in 107 of these sheets for $150. The proposition was looked upon very favorably, and was submitted to a committee consisting of R. H. FJoyd-Jones, D. W. Fisk, and T. H. Kleinschmidt. W. F. Cummins, agent for the Overland Monthly, published at Sau Francisco, said his publication had arranged for a series of articles ou Montana The historical sketches will be written by Hon. Granville Stuart, and Rev. M. L. Streater will write on the topography of Montana. An article setting forth oar Territory's varied re sources and material growth will he fur nished by some able person. The project was commenced by the board, and a résolu tiou adopted to that effect. The secretary was instructed to prepare a circular letter and mail copies of the same to the farmers of Montana, request ing that at the end of the harvest all who feel inclined will send to the board a state ment of the produce per acre of their sev eral crops. The object in this is to obtain statistics of Montana's agricultnral re sources. An electro plate of Ide's map of the city of Helena and addition was also ordered to be procured. The secretary was ordered to correspond with the Bell Telephone company at Salt Lake to procure a tele phone instrumont for the use of the board. Burgess Pardoned. Governor Leslie yesterday issued an un conditional pardon to William H. Burgess, who was sentenced to thirteen years' im prisonment in the penitentiary for mnrder in the second degree. Bargees was sen tenced from Fergus county at the May term of the conrt in 1888 for the killing of Dennis M. O'Brien. The case attracted a great deal of attetion, and ever since Bnrgess' incarceration efforts have been made to have him pardoned. In the pardon proclamation the Governor reviews the testimony in the case, showing that that the killing of O'Brien was due to a quarrel over a mine near Maiden, of which Bnrgess was in possession. It is alleged by the testimony of Lack ey, Byrnes, McGrath, Sloyer and Mur ray, all witnesses for the prosecution and parties to the agreement made the night before that the five men went to the Florence mine on the morning of the 10th armed, to take possession of that property. The testimony farther shows that Bnrgess was besieged in his cabin, and while the attacking party were waiting for him to show himself, to give them a chance to shoot, Bnrgess himself fired npon them from the cabin, killing O'Brien. The good character of Burgess and his standing in the community are also taken into consid eration. The grand jurors who found the indictment against Bnrgess, and the trial jnrors who convicted him sigaed the peti tion for his pardon. In pnrehasing medicines, don't try experi ments ; the first and only consideration shonld be genuineness. Ayer's Harsaparil la has stood the test of forty years, and to-day it is in greater demand than ever— a triumphant proof of popular approval. Articles Filed. The following articles of incorporations have been filed with Secretary Webb: The Florence Mining Company, with a capital stock of $1,200,000, with Thomas H. Barke, Samuel Cohen and Isaac Marks as incor porators. Tbe Helena Savings, Loan and Building Association, with a capital stock of $1,000. 000. Incorporators, L. G. Phelps, A. J. Fisk, John W. Merrill. J. F. StraDahan, W. B. Edgar, J. P Stayer, F. S. Lang and G. W. MerrilL_________ Take Him East, Baldwin. Ex-Treasurer Baldwin, thongh not being* much of a horseman, boasts a nag, name and dam nnknown, which be claims will pas* any thing on the road. An anxious multitude awaits the appearance of that biped npon tbe equine horizon.— Journal. If you have a horse, Baldwin, and that horse is a biped, as above intimated, don't waste yonr time in Montana. Ship him East and list him in the dime musenms. Democrats Victorious. Butte, Mont, April 9. —[Special to the Herald.]—The Democrats were victorious in tbe city elections here and at Anaconda yesterday, and in the result politicians claim to see the fine Italian hand of Marcns Daly. In Batte the Republicans did not poll their full strength, the vote falling al moet 800 behind the registration. Kenyon, (Dem.) for Mayor, had about 300 majority over Warren (Rep.) Two Republican Al dermen were elected. In Anaconda the Democrats elected the Mayor and their whole ticket. From the Deity Herald of Aprl 10. CITY COUNCIL. The New Government Inaugurated— Mayor Fuller's Appointments— His Inaugural Address All of the old city council were present at the regular meeting last evening, which witnessed the change from the government of 1888 to that of 1889. After the routine busines had been disposed of Mayor Fuller and Aldermen Lissner, Allen, Spencer, Brown, Richards, Thieme and Dunn were sworn in by City Clerk Botkin and the new aldermen took the seats vacated by their predecessors. The roll of the new council was then called, all being present. Mayor Fuller then stepped to the clerk's desk and delivered the following address : MAYOR FULLER'S MESSAGE. "Gentlemen of the City Council : It has been the pleasure of my fellow citizens of Helena to call me to perform the duties of the office of Mayor for another year, and I am here to take the oath, and to assume the labors aud obligations that it implies, in accordance with their wishes. I do this with an increased sense of the responsi bility that this ceremony represents, and with a corresponding desire to discharge it justly and to the advantage of the city. "The executive officer ol a city having the population and proportions that Helena possesses is apt to come in contact with va rious and confiicting personal interests. It is not to be supposed that he can satisfy all individuals or corporations who have relations with the municipal government, and it is equally impossible tnat in the hasty exercise of his judgment, which is often called for, he should always be able to measure out strict justice to each. Hence it is no donbt trne that gome of the criti cism that has been heard apon the city ad ministration of the past year is proper; bat it would be pleasaut to have it considered at the same time that the Mayor has per formed some share of unpaid labor and dis agreeable duties that have at least been discharged with a sincere desire to benefit the city. " It would be unwise for me to enter up on a second term with new promises or with any elaborate project of new polices. The decision of the people of the city at thereient election was, by an emphatic expression, in favor of completing the sewerage system, which has been prose cuted during the past year to the extent of constructing the maius. The proposition which has now been approved at the polls is to construct the lateral sewers by an ad ditional issue of bonds to the amount of $130,000, and it will be your early duty to carry out the wishes of the city iu this re spect by proper proceedings to sell the bonds and to solicit proposals for the work. In these contracts I trust that special care will be exercised to see that the employees are protected in the prompt payment of their wages. Those who furnish materials are ordmarily able to advise themselves as to the responsibility of the parties with whom they deal. But this is not true of the laboring meu who appeal particularly to the aid of the city iu seeing that they are not defrauded of what they have earned. "There is an umistakable demand on the part of our citizens, which is not limi ted by local lines, that Main street shall be paved. I do not hesitate to recommend that this work be carried out, and while there are questions as to where and in what proportions the expense shall be as sessed, I cannot too s*rongly urge that our principal thoroughfare shall be so im proved that it shail cease to be a shame and reproach to the city, and an inconven ience to the public. "The completion of our sewerage system and the paving of Main street are duties that seem to address themselves to us im mediately. There are many other works of public improvement that appeal strong ly to the intereet aud convenience of local ities and individuals, but it is equally true that not all of these can be done at once. There is a limit fixed both by the capacity of property owners to pay taxes, and by the good name of the city, which ought not to be exceeded, and we may properly ask that some improvements of a local character shall be postponed. "As to those that are urgently demanded by the growth of the city, it is submitted to your judgment whether the time has not arrived when there may be a division of the cost, a part to be defrayed by the general fund and a part to be assessed against the property henefitted, npon peti tions of the owners as reqaired by the charter. "The methods of oar service for the ex tioguishment of fires are in some degree changed by the abundant supply of water that has been provided, and the alarm ap paratus that has been contracted for. I recommend the establishment of a hose station at some point in the Fifth ward, near the boundary of the Third, that shall be promptly equal to calls from that part of the city. It is possible that some reduc tion of the central service can be prudently made that will represent the expense thus suggested. "Oar city had its beginning as a mining camp. The resources of the rich country that surrounds it, its situation respecting the great Territory of which it is the polit ical and commercial centre, the coming of great railway lines, and above all the in vincible confidence and enterprise of its people have made it a metropolis that is attracting in an nunsual degree the atten tion of the country, and is full of promise of a great future. "It is my desire within the sphere of my official duties to aid this object, aud to keep the operations of the city government apace with the investments of capital in private enterprises. It cannot be done by extravagant expenditures, because a high rate of taxation is always an obstacle to growth, hut by a system of just and prop erly distributed works, with strict regard to economy and necessity. "I address yon, gentlemen of the Conn ed, as chargeable in no less measure than myself with the responsibilities of the mu nicipal government lor the year upon which we now enter. With the co opera tion which I am sure that you will extend, we may reasonably hops that we will de serve the confidence of the people who have delivered this trust into onr hands, aid perform our part in promoting tbe fu ture of the city in which we have a com mon interest and a common pride." The Mayor then took his cha r and announced his list of standing committees as follows: Taxesand Licenses—Klein, Allen, Feath erly. Streets and Alleys—Richards, Donnelly, Allen, Spencer, Brown, Dunn. Ways and Means—Lissner, Adkioson, Harrison. Street Grades—Dinnelly, Allen, Klein. Fire Department — Featherly, Lissner, Klein. Police—Washburn, Loeb, Spencer. Water—Donnelly, Thieme, Harrison. Sewers—Brown, Lissier, Klein, Feath erly, Harrison, Thieme, Adkinson. Ordinances—Loeb, Adkinson. Richards. Ughts—Thieme, Dunn, Featherly. Auditing f.nd Accounting—Harrison, Lissner, Dann. Pablic Baildings —Spencer, Loeb, Dann. Printing—Donnelly, Klein, Featherly. Bailding Permits—Harrison, Donnelly, Washburn. Judiciary—Adkioson, Spencer, Richards. Library—Klein, Washburn. Origin of Fires—Allen, Brown, Dann. I Here Alderman Loeb created a sensation. He sprang to his feet, his face fairly livid with anger and in excited tones cried: Mr. Mayor—You have made me chairman of the i r finance committee, me, an old aider man It is an insignificant place and be sides ought to be filled by a lawyer. Be sides you have placed me ou the tail end of committees and I won't stand it. I hear you have spoken of me as an "irrepressible d— d Jew," and I am here now ready to vindicate myself. I don't want the chair manship of that committee and I'll not take it. Mayor Fuller, coolly—Alderman Loeb declines to serve on the Committee on Or dinances. I will fill the vacancy at the I next meeting. Alderman Lissner here arose and de clined to serve as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. He said he did not care for such an unimportant post. His resignation was accepted. the appointments. Mayor Faller announced that he had ap pointed the following officers: For City Clerk and Attorney—A. C. Botkin. Confirmed by acclamation. For City Marshal—Charles D. Hard. Confirmed by acclamation. For City Engineer—A. E. Camming. Lissner objected to the confirmation of Mr. Camming. He had no objections to him personally, but he understood Mr. Miller, the sewerage engineer, was willing to perform the duties of city engineer witn out extra compensation. As it would save tne city $3,000 per year, he thought Mr. Miller ought to be appointed. Loeb moved to reject the nomination of Mr. Cumming. The first ballot resulted in a tie, seven for aud against confirmation. On the second ballot Mr. Cumming's name was re jocted by a vote of 9 to 5. Mayor Fuller then nominated G N. Miller for the position of City Engineer and the nomination was immediately con firmed. L. F. Evans was nominated for Street Commissioner and unanimously confirmed. Joseph R. Witmer was nominated and confirmed Fire Marshal. On motion of Harrison the ways and means committee were instructed to pre pare for advertising for the sale of sewer bonds aud to proceed with expedition in the matter. The Council then adjourned. A UNION SERVICE. All the Churches Unite for Worship on the Centennial Inaugura tion. At the ministers' meeting, held on the 8 th inst., it was unanimously decided, in compliance with the President's re quest, to hold a union service of every de nomination and religious belief, on the 30th day of April, in Assembly hall, Granite Block, Main street, commencing at 9:30 a. m., and to invite thereto all officials, mer chants, professional gentlemen, mechanics, laborers, residents and visitors of Helena and vicinity, their friends, families, chil dren and employes. Commencing at 12 o'clock there will be served, by the ladies Auxiliary Committee of the Young Men's Christian Association, without any charge, a most inviting lnnch. This will be an event in which every one should participate; arrangements have been made to accommo date all who may come. The platform will be occupied by all the Clergy of Hel ena and vicinity, without a single excep tion. the religious services will be rendered very attractive by appropriate music ren dered by the aggregate choirs of the city. Most spirited addresses will be delivered by eminent speakers. The object of the iuncheon being served is to do away with the necessity of preparing midday meals at home on that day, thereby enabling every one to participate. A cordial invitation is extended throagh the several ministers to their own congre gations and by the Young Men's Christian Association to every one who may read this announcement, or hear of this national cen tennial anniversary and holiday. Business, it is hoped, will be suspended at least from II until 1 o'clock. As it only comes once in 100 years, every one can give these two hours. THE GATE OF THE PARK. The Herald Traveler at Livingston — A Prosperous and Thriving City—Notes of the Town— The Popular Herald. Livingston, Mont., April 6. —[Special Correspondence of the Herald ]—Leaving Billings at the early dawn of day the Herald scribe moved on to lay siege to Livingston, where he arrived in time to be regaled with a dinner a la carte in the best style of the popular Albemrale. Bustling, thriving Livingston presents a pleasing pic tare of Montana life and prosperity. The Territory 's bright five-year-old has reason to be proud, for everything points to a suc cessful season Bailding operations are commencing, new stores and dwellings are to be added shortly and property is held at a reasonable but firm figure. I noticed with great pleasure that a num ber of immigrants, bonnd for the coast, abandoned the train and decided to remain here and cast their lot and fortunes with Montanians. Others, leaving the cars, looked about them much pleased. For here the toarist and the pilgrim are bound to observe that they are approaching those wonderful monu ments of ages, the Rocky mountains, and wonder how the train is going to penetrate tbe surronnding monntain chains. They gaze npon the snow-capped peaks aud glory in the warm, Bright sunshine of ot r early spring. Livingston, as the diverging point for the National Bars, will always be a lively place. Another newspaper,strictly Repub lican in politics, is to make its appearance about the 18th under the editorship of Mr. J. D. Whelpley, late of Billings, and will carry cn a vigorous campaign. This seems to indicate that the people of Park county take a lively interest in the important and all-absorbing questions now on issue. Passing through the establishment of Messrs. Wittich Bros., taxidermists, to-day. I was shown the head of an elk. The animal was killed by Capt. Jack Baronett. The spread of the horns meas ured six feet from tip to tip; there are 24 points. The head weighs 120 pounds. As high as $300 bas been bid and refused for it. I mention this item to show "what can be done in this glorious climate." Speaking about reading the Herald, I can add my personal experience in the matter. It was the day after the wreck at Prickly Pear junction; the way mail failed to arrive and consequently the Herald failed to arrive. Did people notice it? The Herald man thinks they did. For an hoar or more the good citizens of Billings besieged his door to know why "that paper" don't get here? An extra bulletin soon fixed matters satisfactory and the scribe ventured out npon the streets in safety. Not Guilty. New York, April 9.—A. M. Krulisch, a 16 year old lad, who had been on trial for a week, accused of the murder of Gunther Wehrang, a drug clerk, on March 7th last, was acquitted to night. FIFTH ENCAMPMENT. The Grand Army of the Eepublic, Depart ment of Montana. Veterans Prom All Parts of the Territory in Session at Helena To-Day. The Fifih annual encampment, depart ment of Montana. G. A. R., convened at Wadsworth Post room, Helena, 12 o'clock m. to-day. The following are officers of the department staff of the commander, and representatives of Posts of the Terri tory accredited to the encampment: department officers. Commander—Junius G. Banders, Helena. Senior Vice Commander-Henry Romeyn, Ft. Keogh. Junior Vice Commander—Vining A. Cook, Boulder City. Medical Director— E. E. Koerper, Ft. Keogh. Chaplain—Rev. S. A. Wallace, jBillings. department staff. Assistant Adjutant General—John Mof fett, Helena. Assistant Quartermaster General—Ar cher O. Simons, Helena. Assistant Inspector General—Geo. W. Grant, Livingston. Judge Advocate—James E. Callaway, Virginia City. Chief Mastering Officer— L D. Jenks, Butte. Assistant Mastering Officer—I.D. Moore, Sheridan. COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATION. M. C. Wilkinson, Fort Custer; Chas. A. Shoemaker, Butte; L. S. Wilson, Bozeman; John S. Sloan, Missoula; A. S. Kellogg, Boulder. ^ . ENCAMPMENT REPRESENTA VIVES. The delegates and alternates, as reported, entitled to seats in the encampment are: Fort Custer, John Bnford post No. 1.— John Fleming, E. L. Walker; alternates, Samuel Bonds, Benj. Helms. Bate, Lincoln post No. 2—Patrick Fox, John Reiley, John Patterion, Simon Horn with. Alternates—George Terrell. Samuel G. Smith, O. B. Benson, F. M. Barrett. Helena, Wadsworth post No. 3—James Dunn, J. W. Kinsley, Charles F. Gage, E. S. Walker. Alternates— D. G. Silliman, Thomas Conners, E. S. Kellogg, Isaac Hall. Deer Lodge, George H. Thomas post No. 4.- -W. B. Miller, E. B. Mills. Alternates— H. A. Srnnrr, Jeff Van Gandy. Sheridan, Custer post No. 5—Riley Thompson, H. D. Rossiter. Alternates— Wm. M. Means, Thomas A. Foster. Virginia City, Frank Blair post, No. 6 — H. S. Howell, C. N. Sprague. Liviagston, Farragut post, No. 7—A. Ebert, Samuel Schultz. Alternates—Hugo Hoppe, C. C. Fifield. Dillon, Stedman post, No. 8— H. S. Pickinan. Alternate—Robert McDowell. Bozeman, English post, No. 10— W. F. Sanders, George O. Eaton, G. W. Flanders. Alternates— R. M. Wbitefoot, Oscar Van Tassell, J. A. McElroy. Missoula, Fred Winthrop post, No. 11— John L. Sloan, C. W. Lombard. Alternates Ferd Kennett, Eli Fisher. Missonla, Fred Winthrop post, No. 12— Moses P. Wyman. Boulder, J. B. McPherson post, No. 13— A. A. Marsh, James M. Kellogg. Alter nates—W. M. Weber, 8 . F. Shreve. Miles City, U. S. Grant post, No. 14— Charles Allen, John Tally. Alternates— W. S. Holmes, Wili am Harmon. Billings, John A. Logan post, No. 15.— O. Hoskins, S. A. Wallace. Alternates— William Deal, A. P. Hart. Anaconda, George G. Meade post, No. 16 —Eber Godder, J. S. Wiener. Alternates — M. B. Spier, N. H. Morley. There were present a number of Post and Past Post Commanders, composing in part the voting representation of the en campment, and many comrades of Wads worth Post. The Post-room wa9 handsomely dressed in flags and banting. Portraits of Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, ThomaB, and other prominent soldiers appeared npon the walls, and the flags and banners of the de partment and local post added to the adorn ment of the hall. Department Commander Sanders called the encampment to order at the appointed time. On taking np the Department counter sign, a tally of nearly one hundred veterans w as made. On motion a committee on credentials was appointed, consisting of Comrades Howell, Kennedy, Kessler, Widmer and Skiller. Pending the report of the committee, and to allow the comrades to take their 'rations," a recess was taken nntil 2:30 p. m. A Sad Accident. The sad news roaches ns of the death, by a most distressing accident, of Mabel, the 12-year-old daughter of E. H. Johnson member of the Législature, at the family home in Miles City. On Snnday evening the little one went to a shelf to get a bottle ot medicine she was taking for a slight in disposition. By a fatal mistake she got hold of a bottle of prnssic acid, and, taking a teaspoonful, died in a very few minâtes. Tbe little girl was a bright, winning child, the pet of the household and of the neigh borhood. The awfnl accident completely prostrated her parents. The many friends in Helena extend to "Scew" Johnson, as he is familiarly known, and to his wife their warmest sympathy. A Lecture at the Cathedral. Next Tuesday evening, April 16th, Rev. L. B. Palladino will deliver a lecture at the Cathedral for the benefit of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, who have lately established themselves in Helena. The lecture will include descriptions of travels, treatises on the arts, science and religion, and a pilgrimage to tbe Holy Land. Ic will be illustrated by excellentstereoptk ou views, projected upon a large canvass in the church and will prove of great interest to all. The lectnre begins proptly at 8 o'clock. Tickets of admission will be $1 each and seats may be reserved without extra charge at Pope & O'Connor's drng store. All are invited to attend. How a Chinese Lily Helped to Win a Prize. [San Francisco (Cal.) Chronicle, Feb. 11.J S. E. Davis, of Firebangh, Freeno, Cal., owes his lnck in the last drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery to a Chinaman in his employ, who prior to the drawing gave him a Chinese lily halb, a present among tbe Chinese, ss they believe it brings good lack. It was placed in water. Seeing it rapidly flourishing he became very mach excited, considering it as an omen of great good fortune to his master, whom he im plored to send for some lottery tickets. When the winning numbers were tele graphed Mr. Davis received news that he was the winner of $15,000. Novel Wager. London, April 6. —Four Russian officers have made a wager that they can ride on horseback from St. Petersburg to Paris in 45 days. They will start in May. at of A. A. . E. — S. F. — in TOWN AND TEBRIT0SY. —Missoula county Republicans will hold their conventions to name constitutional cinvention delegates next Saturday at Stevensville and Missonla. —The Broadwater Hotel, at the Hot Springs, is fast nearing completion. It is ander roof, and its external appearance proclaims that it will be one of the finest hotels of the Northwestern resorts. It will be a popular place next snicmer. —Pneumonia, or a disease strongly re sembling it, is making fatal ravages a) Philip 8 bnrg and Granite. The malady is so malignant that its victims die within a few hours after being taken down and few live beyond three days. Most of the cases are fatal aud the doctors are puzzled over the disease. —Thomas C. Baker, whose death is an nounced in another column, was secretary of the Buskett Mercantile Company, of Granite, and was a highly reapected and worthy gentle nan. He was a victim of the pneumonia epidemic now raging at Granite and his sadden taking off will be deplored by all. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss. —Dillon Tribune : On Monday, at Hecla City, the boarding house of the Hecla Mining Company at that place was de stroyed by fire. The lire was first discovered when the roof of the house was iu dames, and the large building, with its contents and furniture, was rapidly consumed. We understand that the Hecla Company will erect a new boarding house as rapidly as possible. —Butte Inter-Mountain: Mrs. George Rockwood gave a delightfal informal party on Monday last to the Misses Knight and Barbour, of Helena. Card playing was in dulged in and at 11 o'clock a charming repast was served, after which music was rendered by Mrs. Rockwood and Miss Wil cox. Those present were Misses Knight, Barbour, Wilcox aud Renouard, and Messrs. Barbour, Wallace, Knight, Corbett, Goodale, Kearney and Thayer. —Two weeks ago Messrs. Herman Gans Heury Klein, F. P. Sterling and W. W. Brown bought the property in block 43, known as the Kinna homestead, for $20, 000. Yesterday Messrs. Sterling and Brown, who each had a quarter interest, sold their share of the purchase to Gaus & Klein at au advance of $2,500. The property is now owned entirely by Gans & Klein. It consists of 130 feet front on Fifth avenue, 100 feet front on Warren street and 67 feet front on Sixth avenue, part of the lots runuing clear throagh the block. —Oar report of the inauguration of Governor White yesterday was in error in stating that Secretary Webb administered the oath of office. That duty was per formed by Judge Junius G. Sanders, J. P., who performed the interesting ceremony in the presence of Governor Leslie, members of the Grand Army, Territorial officers and citizens. At the conclusion the company gave three cheers for Governor White aDd three more for ex-Governor Leslie. To night from 8 to 9:30 o'clock a reception in honor of Governor White will be held at the Court House. —The following desert land patents have been received at the Helena laud office since the last report : No. 295, N. H. Web ster ; No. 326, Minnie B. Stafford ; No. 325, Lonis Rotwett ; No. 482, Chas. A. Bnbrer ; No. 488, John W. Ackley; No. 521, James Fergus; No. 522, Parmelia Fergus ; No. 524, Elijah Ames ; No. 525, John Branagan ; No. 529, Jacob J. Leiser, No. 543, Emma Tur ner; No. 650, E. W. Knight, Jr. ; No. 652, Jno. W. McLeod ; No. 657, Theodosia M. Knight ; No. 660, Frank L. Sizer ; No. 661, Lizzie McIntyre ; No. 662, Chas. W. Price. —Benton Press: The wool growers of Choteau county and northern Montana in general have great cause for rejoicing. Their hay stacks remain nntonched. Their herds on the open ranges have revelled in grass knee high throughout the winter, with no serious storms to interfere with them at any time. Jnst enough snow fell on the prairies to allow herders to keep their bands well out on the high uplands in the midst of the best grazing. The con sequence is that at no time dnring the Winter have their sheep lost either fat or flesh, thus enabling the animals to produce fleeces that will be without a weak spot or blemish. PERSONAL. — R. B. Wallace and wife of Empire are at the Cosmopolitan. —James Conley, one of the crack shots of Deer Lodge, is in the city. — Col. I. D. McCntcheon left yesterday for New York on a brief business trip. —I. D. McCntcheon left on the Manitoba to-day for New York on professional busi ness. —Col. C. A. Barg, of Livingston, is in the city in attendance at the Grand Bncamp ment. —David G. Browne and wife, of Fort Benton, are registered at the the Grand Central. —Mrs. Kate Scott and daughter Frinda, returned from a year's absence in New Mex ico. on Friday last. — S. C. Ashby returned Friday from the East, where he has been purchasing goods for bis mercantile houses. —William Lehman, a son of Fred Leh man, of this city, arrived yesterday from San Francisco, where he has been attend ing college for the past year. — Jas. K. P. Miller, formerly a merchant of Helena, bat for some years past a prom inent business man of Dead wood, is now president of the Deadwood Central R. R. Co. —John. H. Garrison, business manager of Augustine Daly's succ essful comedy, "A Night off," arrived last night. His company will begi^ an engagement at the opeia house on Monday next. —Col. Geo. O. Eaton, of Gardiner, came in yesterday and is at the Cosmopolitan. He says the mines at Cooke City are flour ishing and times generally good in that part of the Territory. The mine owners, though, are still hoping for a railroad. —Colonel W. W. De Lacy is ont again on the streets and is warmly greeted by his many friends. The Colonel has jnst recovered from a severe attack of pneu monia that neatly proved fatal, but med ical skill and good nursing brought him around all right. —A letter from George F. Wools ton, dated Boston, April 2, and written by jn amanuensis, announces his convalescence from a severe spell of rheumatic fever that laid him np for two weeks in New York. The many friends of the gentleman in Helena will be glad to hear of his recovery, —Dr. W. Courtney, official surgeon in charge of tbe Northern Pacific hospital at Brainerd, and H. W. Knanff, superinten dent of the hospital system of the road, spent yesterday in Helena, on their way East, from a trip to the Coast. Both gen tlemen were favorably impressed with Helena, Dr. Courtney especially, who, thongh on his first visit, expressed himself as willing to transfer his residence to Mon tana's capital if opportunity offered. Mr. Knanff residee in 8t. Panl, and has entire charge of the Northern Pacific hospitals. The gentlemen went east on No. 2 last night. hold at Hot is finest will re a) is a few cases over an of and of at be Hecla Hecla de We will as party and in was Wil Gans W. 43, $20, and & Fifth street of of in per P., in and aDd To in at have office Web 325, ; James 524, No. Tur 652, M. 661, Price. of in Their in with fell keep con the or or are of busi the Fort Mex the goods Leh from now Co. His the came that by jnst him ton, jn that in in at way Mr. last NPRECEDENTED ATTRACTION Oyer a Million Distributed u Louisiana State Lottery Company. Incorporated by the Legislature in 1*68, for Educational and Charitable purposes, and ita francise aie a j. art of the present State Consti tution, in 1879, by an overwhelming popular vote. Its MAMMOTH DRAWINGS take pines Semi Annually, (June and December), and its OKA HD SINGLE NUMBER DRA WINGS take place 4» each of the other ten months of the year, and are all drawn in public, at the Academy of Music, New Orleans, La. FAMED FOR TWENTY YEARS, Fcr Integrity of its Drawings, and Prompt Payment of Prizes, Attested as follows:) " We do hereby certify that we supervise the ar rangements /or all the Monthly and Sem<-Annual Drawings of Die Louisiana State Lottery Company, and in person manage and control the Drawing * themselves, and that the same are conducted with honesty, fairness, and in good faith toward all parties, and we authorise the Company to use this certificate, with facsimiles of our signatures at tached, n its advertisements." Commlssioneni. We the undersigned Banks and Bankers will pay alt Prizes drawn in the Louisiana State Lotterie» which'm ay be Presented at our counters .| R.*M. '.VALMSLEY, Pres. Louisiana Nat. Rank. PIERRE i. AN AUX, Pres. «täte National Bank. A. BALDWIN, Pres. New Orleans Nat'l Bank. 4 CARL KOHN. Pres. Union National Bank. ; GRANDîMONTHLY (DRAWING 1 At the Academy of Music, New Orleans, Tuesday, April 16, 1889. CAPITAL PRIZE,1 $300,000. 100,000 Ticket« at Twenty Dollar« each. Halve« 810: Quarter«, HA; Teutli« $2 ; Twentieth« £1. LIST OF PRIZES. 1 PRIZE OF $300,000 Is........................$300,000 1 PRIZE OF 100,000 is........................ 100,000 1 PRIZE OF 50,000 is........................ 50,000 1 PRIZE OF 25,000 is........................ 25,000 2 PRIZES OF 10,000 are...................... 20,000 5 PRIZES OF 5,000 are...................... 25.000 25 PRIZES OF 1,000 are...................... 25,000 100 PRIZES OF 500 are...................... 50,000 200 PRIZES OF 300 are...................... 60,000 500 PRIZES OF 200 are..................... 100,000 APPROXIMATION PRIZES. 100 Prizes of $500 are................................. 50,000 100 do 300 are................................. 30,000 100 do 200 are................................. 20,000 TERMINAL PRIZES. 999 do 100 are................................. 99,900 999 do 100 are................................. 99,900 3,134 Prizes, amounting to.....................$1,054,800 Note —Tickets drawing Capital Prizes are not entitled to Terminal Prizes. A«* For Club Rates er any further informa tion desired, write legibly to the undersigned, clearly stating your residence, with State. Coun ty. Street and Number. More rapid return mail delivery will be assured by your enclosing an en velope bearing your full address. IMPORTANT. Address 91. A. DAUPHIN. New Orlen. «, La. or 31. A. DAUPHIN. Washington. D. C. By ordinary letter, containing Money Order issued by all Express Companies, New York Exchange, Draft or Postal Note. We pay charge« on « urtcucy sent to us by Express in sums of £5 or over. Address Registered Letters detaining Currency to NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL BANK, New Orleans, La. "REMEMBER, that the paymentof Prizosia GUARANTEED BY FOUR NA riONAL B %NKN of New Orleans, and the Tickets are signed by the President of an Institution, whose chattered rights are recognized in the highest Courts therefore, beware of all imitations or anonymous schemes.'' 4» NE DOLLAR Is the price of the smallest part or fraction of a Ticket INNUED H Y US in any Drawing. Anything in our name offered for leas than a Dollar is a swind) e. Dyspepsia Is one of the most prevalent of diseases. Few persons have perfect digestion. One of Ayer's Pills, taken after dinner, or a dose at night before retiring, never fails to give relief in the worst cases, aud wonderfully assists the process of nutrition. As a family medicine, Ayer » Pills are unequaled. James Quinn, 90 Middle st., Hartford, Conn., testifies: "I have used Ayer's Pills for the past thirty years and con sider them an invaluable family medi cine. I know of no better remedy for liver troubles, and have always found them a prompt cure for dyspepsia." Lucius Alexander, of Marblehead, Mass., was long a severe sufferer from Dyspepsia, complicated with enlarge ment of the Liver, most of the time being unable to retain any food in his stomach. Three boxes of Ayer's Pills cured him. Frederic C. Greener, of East Dedham, Mass., for several months troubled with Indigestion, was cured before he used baW a box of these Pills. Ayer's Pills, PREPARED BY J Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mast. Sold by all Druggist, and Dealen in Usdtata* BORN. MONGRAIN—In Helena, April 31, to the wife of Charges Mongrain, a daughter. HANSON—In Helena on April 5, 1889, to the wife of J. W. Hanson, a son. X3XX1I>. McEVILY—In New York, March 2tith, Col. McEvily, In the 60tn year of his age. Col. McEvily belonged to the lute 155th New York volunteer-, Corcoran Legion, and was a native of Louisburg, Mayo. Ireland. His brother, James McEvily, lives in Helena. SPEKRY —On Three Mile creek, Lewis and Clarke county, April 7, 1*89, Miles H. Sperry, aged 48 years. BAKER.—At Granite, Montana, April 9th, at 2 p. m., Thomas C. Baker. Funeral on Wednes day. In Broad Daylight. [From Yesterday's Butte Miner.] Tommy Updegraff, foreman of BrownV transfer company, was stopped in South Butte on his way home to dinner at 12 o'clock yesterday by two men, one of whom asked him for five dollars, saying he had to have it. Updegraff refused and was promptly knocked down by one of tbe fellows by a kick io the breast. They were proceeding to farther ill treat him when his dog occasioned a diversion in his favor by seizing one of the men by the leg. He managed to rise when both fellows ran off and have not been seen since. The affair happened on Utah street, Sonth Batte, jnst south of .he Montana Central depot. Railroad Accident. Los Angeles, Cal., April 9.—The west bound overland passenger train on the Atlantic & Pacific arrived here many bom s late, having been in a collision Snnday afternoon with the east-bound passenger train nea - Peach Springs, Ariz., 109 miles beyond Needles. The train was drawn 1 y two engines, and they met on a sharp carve on a high embankment, and cami together with a fearful crash, demolishing the engines and throwing them down the bank into the stream carrying three or four cars with them. Ooe of the engineers jumped on the wrong side and fell down the rocky steep eight feet, and was fear fnlly bruised and internally iojured. Tbe rest of the trainmen and passengers escaped serions injury, bnt were badly shaken np.