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FISK BROS. - - - Publishers. B. E. FISK, - - - - - - Edi* 0 * THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 1889. REPUBLICAN JTATE TICKET, For Member of Congress, THOMAS H. CARTER, of Lewis and Clarke. For Governor, THOMAS C. POWER, of Lewis and Clarke. For Lieulenant Governor, J. E. RICKARDS, of Silver Bow. For Secretary of State, louis r vrwiTr, of Meagher. For State Treasurer, RICHARD O. HICKMAN, of Madison. For State Auditor. E. A. KENNEY, of Mistoula. For Attorney General, HENRI J. HASKELL, of Dawson. For Superintendent of Public Instruction. JOHN G/ NNON, of Deer Lodge. For Chief Justice, HENRY N. BLAKE, of Madison. For Associate Justices, WILLIAM H. DE WITT, of Silver Bow. E. N. HARWOOD, of Yellowstone. For Clerk of Supreme Court, W. J. KENNEDY, of Missoula. LEWIS AND CLARKEREPDBL1CAN T1CK.ET. For District Judge—WILLIAM H. HUNT. For Clerk of District Court—JOHN BEAN. or State Senator—CO ÏN ELI US HEDGES. f GEORGE H. ROBINSON. PHIL A. MANIX. ! GILMAN RIGGS. JOHN HORSKY. For Representatives. -, jjICHAEL H. KEEFE. ANTON M. HOLTER. DAVID A. CORY. ( ROBERT H. HOWEY. For Sheriff— CHARLES M JEFFERIS. For Treasurer-RICHARD P. BARDEN. For Clerk and Recorder—JOHN TOOKER. For Assessor—GEORGE WALKER. For Attorney— S. A. BALLIKT. For Public Administrator— F. W. ELLIS. For Supt. of Schools-HELEN P. CLARKE. For Coroner— M. ROCKMAN. For Surveyor—BENJ. F. MARSH. f A. M. THORNBURGH. For Commissioners | A. J. BURNS. [\V. D. WHEELER. The Deer Lodge Republicans have made a splendid selection lor Senator in Doctor McMillan and there mght not to be any donbt of his election. The war veterans have two notable rep resentatives on the Republican State ticket—Blake for Chief Justice, and Ken ney for State Auditor. The Herald, yesterday, was first to hoist the Republican State Ticket. The Herald will be the first to annonnee the trinmph of that ticket, October 1st. The esteemed Journal credits to Lewis and Clarke county the Republican candi date for Lieutenant Governor. Mr. Rick ards is a resident of Silver Bow county. In old Madison the Republicans have named Henry Elling lor Senator. It shows their estimate of the importance of the position and that this is no year for culti vating doubts. The Republican convention of Jefferson Connty unanimously agreed npon Mr. Rob ert Fisher as their candidate for Senator. Mr. Fisher has before represented that county in the Upper House of the Montana Legislature and made a splendid record which will not be forgotten in October. Mr. A. M. Holter arrived home yes terday, having been absent only two weeks, and in the meantime having made the trip to New York and back, stopping over one day in St. Paul, another in Chi cago, staying three days in New York and another in Washington. That is not much like making a journey to the States in the sixties. Among the trophies of his trip Mr. Holter brings back the welcome news that the road from Boulder to Elk Horn will be built right away. "Why is it," asks a free traie pap er," protection is beneficial, that Americans are willing to sell out to Englishmen ?" The query might be answered by another, "If protection is detrimental why are foreigners so anxions to invest their money in the United States?" As a matter of fact the eagerness displayed by British capital** ists to invest their money in America is almost whoily due to the impression in England that American industries of all kinds are sure to enjoy a great degree of prosperity in the fntnre, because of the likelihood that the protective policy will he steadfastly adhered to. When we closed our notice of the can didates named by the Republican Conven tion at Anaconda, yesterday, the nomina tion of Wm. J. Kennedy for Clerk of the Sapreme Court had not been announced. It is an excellent selection, not leas for local consideration than the character and quali fications of the man. He haa served in many public positions and his popularity is founded on inherent merit and is of the growing and staying kind. Hia election will he as triumphant as his deaerte entitle ns to expect_ A. J. Drexel proposes to invest $1,500,000 to give the city of Philadelphia an indus trial school capable of supplying instruc tions for 1,000 girls by day and aa many hoys at night. It will be similar in its operations to the Cooper Institute in New York. It is planned to have an annual in come of $50,000 lor current support from rents. We wish every city in the country could have snch an institution. It is as necessary as public schools and in some re specte is of more practical importance. PROTECTION BENEFITS THE FAKMER. To the people of Montana, for the first time in their history, the question of a pro tective tariff becomes a practical one. Their interests of coarse, were as mach affected before as now, but never before have they possessed the means to poteert their in terests. With two Senators and one Repre sentative in Congress, the people of Mon tana will have three times the voting pow ers of the average member of Congress. We figure it thus: With the four new States admitted there will be 330 members of the House and 84 in the Senate, together 414 in both Houses. Counting the present pres ent population of the country at 65,000,000 it would give an average of about 157,000, to each Senator and Representative. This is a fair estimate of the present population of Montana, but when admitted we shall have three votes instead of one and there fore three times the power of the average c tizen in determining legis'ation. We cite this only to show that the citi zens of Montana in this pending election have an unusual interest in national ques tions. It is no longer a mere question who ehall fill the offices, but still more, what laws Congress shall enact, and how those laws will affect our interests. * * * Advocates of free trade, or revenue re form, as they prefer to call themselves, like Carlisle, Mills and Cleveland, endorsed by the last Democratic Territorial Convention of Montana, claim that while protective duties foster manufacturing, it is at the expense of the great agricultural class, the farmers and stock growers of the country, who are represented as relatively losing ground, whose nominal possessions j are blanketed with mortgages. Here are a few items carefully selected to show how the farmer has fared relative ly through the growth of home manufac turers. In 1816 a bushel of corn would only bay a single ponnd of nails. In 1889 it will buy ten pounds. In 1816 it took a good cow to bay a single pair of woolen blankets. Now a good cow will buy five such pairs of blankets. In 1816 it took sixty-four bushels of bar ley to pay for a single yard of broadcloth. Now the same quantity of barley would buy twenty yards of the same quality of cloth. In 1816 it took 20 dozen of eggs to buy a bushel of salt. Now the same number of eggs would buy 10 bushels of salt. In 1816 a bushel of wheat would only buy a yard of calico. The same quantity of wheat will now buy 20 yards of calico. * * * When we cite and compare the cash prices of such products as the farmer raises, we are told that the advantage is only apparent ; that though he gets more for what he raises he has to pay more for what he bays. That the assertion and claim is fjlse, the above comparison in some of the leading items abundantly proves. Mannfactnring brings with it a home market and briDgs the market to the farmer's door, and instead of barter the farmer sells and buys for cash. Any man in any business, whether his income be great or small, can spend more than he makes, get in debt and be buried ander mortgages, but that is his own fault and not the fault of the laws or for want of opportunity to make and save money. On an average everybody is better housed,better fed, better clothed, better edneated and in every way better provided, not merely with necessaries and comforts, bat with luxuries, than formerly. When it is said tbat the policy of pro tection makes the rich richer, bat the poor poorer, it is an assertion that the facts do not sustain. The policy that bailds np home manufactures gives employment to labor and markets to the producer at ready cash prices, while the products of manu facture are in the end permanently lowered in price and improved in quality. If one will compare the Mills bill with the Republican Senate tariff bill it will be seen that in each the duty on pure copper is the same—2 cents per pound. In ad dition, the Senate bill fixes a duty of H cents per ponnd on copper ores which are admitted free ander the Mills bill. As foreign copper is higher than in this coun try a low duty excludes it as effectually as a high one. But for the fact of a copper trust being in existence at the time and the cpinion of many that a reduction of dnty was the only way to break that trust, there is little question that the Senate would have put the duty higher. * * * The same consideration, to break the sugar trust, is leading many Republicans to advocate the entire removal of the duty ou sugar. We have sometimes thought such action might be necessary. But we believe it wonld be better to ietain part of the dnty at least, and await the result of new processes of reduction and new sources of home supply. Spreckles is cultivating the sugar beet in California, and Kansas makes a good showing with sorghum, while the diffusion process is revolutionizing the pro duction of sugar from cane in Louisiana and Florida. Our government is also negotiating a reciprocity treaty with Spain to cover the interchange of products with Cuba. If we retain the sngar dnty we shall have something to give in exchange for the free admiseion of of oar ffoar and other products into Cnha. The Washington Constitutional Conven tion has out-winded all the others, and bat for the necessity of allowing some time for the campaign, would probably sit all sum mer. It is making no better record on the school land question than Montana did, and has another bone of contention, the tide lands, that did not trouble ns at all. The trouble has been that there have been so many political prizes in prospect in new States that conventions have been con verted into arenas for office-seekers to air and pash their claims, so that constitution making has been a secondary consideration. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. RESULT AT ANACONDA. While we might say there was some sur prise at the nomination of T. C. Power for Governor, it cannot be said to amount to dissatisfaction in any Republican, while to most, the more it is considered, and the means by which it was accomplished are scanned, there is a steady growth of satis faction. The only general nomination insisted upon by the Republicans of Lewis and Clarke county was that of Carter for Con gress. He had taken that nomination a year ago with reluctance and been triumphantly elected as Delegate. The transition to Statehood has vacated the seat that he was elected to fill before he had an opportunity to take it. Or rather, we might say, Congress by its act of ad mission changed the position to one of greater power and dignity, but virtually it is the same seat, the only one of any rank that Montanais entitled to fill in the lower bouse of Coi gress. There was but one course of propriety and justice left open and this was so universally recognized that Carter's nomination by acclamation was only in response to the general feeling throughout the Republican ranks in Mon tana. When this was so enthusiastically ac corded it was the feeling that Lewis and Clarke county must not ask tor the Gover norship. The general sentiment was that the West Side should have the position, if they would agree upon a candidate, other wise it should be Major Eaton. The West Side failing to unite upon a candidate, our delegation gave its support to Eaton, who fairly seemed entitled to it. An analysis of the first vote will show that Power's strength came trom the West Side, Deer Lodge giving him 16, Missoula 17 and Sil ver Bow 22. From these three counties came the hulk ot Power's vote on the first ballot. As the chief element of strength for the leading nominee, it stuck to its choice and gathered strength from all the outside counties as balloting progressed. Not till the result had otherwise been decided did the delegation of Lewis and Clarke give its vote for Power. It stood gallantly at its post ot duty, acted in good faith the part of propriety and was only carried away by the irresistible power of outside pressure. Though Mr. Power is a nominal resident of Helena, calling this city his home, and having here his tamily residence, he comes as near being a citizen of the whole Terri tory as any man in it. His resid;Dce for years was at Benton, nntil his business became so extended that convenience dic tated a more central position in the brief intervals when he was not on the wing. There is no man in Montana who knows more of its resources or more of its business men and their interests than Tom Power, as everyone familiarly calls him. Some Democrats affect to think that he is a weak candidate and one whom they can easily beat. Let them hag snch a de lusion to their hearts and rest content with it till the October awakening. T. C. Power will, in all human probability, be the first Governor of the grand new State of Montana. As he said in his speech of acceptance, he is a man of business and his business for the next six weeks will be to see that Montana takes her political po sition where all her business interests cen ter, in the policy of the National Republi can party. Tom Power is a native born American citizen of Irish descent, self-made in the best 82 n 8 o of the term„with energy enough to wear oat a dozen bodies. His independence and breadth of views is evidenced by his long and increasing identification with the Republican party against the influences that are nsnally ac counted most strongly Democratic. Rickards, of Butte, for Lieutenant Gov ernor is a superb selection and if any cas ualty should deprive us of our governor, he is competent to shonlder and carry the responsibility. Rotwitt, of White Snlphnr Springs, is an excellent choice for Secretary of State. His Republicanism, capacity and popu larity have often been put to test and never found wanting. R. O. Hickman, for State Treasurer, is a selection that could not have been im proved if all the Republicans of Montana had been polled for the office. Kenney, of Missoula, the nominee for Auditor, is less generally known, but we are willing to abide by the judgment of those who have known him best. * * * Since we began writing of the work done at Anaconda the convention has com pleted its work by naming for Attorney General, Henry J. Ha ktll, of Glendive, a thoroughbred Republican, au able lawyer and legislator, full of energy and resources. For Superintendent of Public Instruc tion the choice happily fell upon John Gannon, of Anaconda, who is an ex perienced teacher, who has served as Superintendent of Public Instruction of Beaverhead county, and is thoronghly equipped for the larger and more respon sible daties of the offiee for which he has been named. From personal acquaintance we can heartily endorse his selection Of the nominees for the Sapreme Coart two at least of them are well and favor ably known to all oar readers. For Chief Justice Henry N. Blake was the conceded choice of all parts of the Territory. It is the position that he now holds by gift of the President. He is familiar with all the duties of the office, and in his integrity pnblic confidence rests secure. William H. DeWitt is also well and favorably known to the greater portion of the Helena pnblic, though his practice at the bar has been chiefly in Silver Bow connty. He is learned in the law and will be an ornament to the bench. Of Mr. Harwood we know less bnt that is enough to assare us that by legal learn ing and integrity of character he is worthy of the hearty snpport of the people for As sociate Justice. Whatever of snrprises or disappointments any may feel in any individual selection, we are satisfied with the action of the con vention and shall without misgiving do all in oar power to see the whole ticket trium phantly elected. REPUBLICAN PLATFORM. The platform adopted by the Republi can Convention does not seem to sait the Independent, at which we cannot really be surprised, for it was not drawn for that purpose. It states some of the salient ob jections to the Democratic policy in gene ral, and as more pertinent to the people of Montana, details some of the grievances that onr people suffered duriDg the Cleve land Administration. The list is far from complete, but the Democratic objection to it lies chiefly in the bitter and humiliating truth these statements contain. Our peo ple are fresh from these experiences which lose none of their hideousnees by contrast with the policy of a Republican National administration. It is objected that the plrtform is "silent as the grave on civil service reform." The fact is that civil service reform is something to be shown by action and does not consist mach in promise and profession. President Harrison has faithfully adhered to the policy of selecting Montana officials from among onr own citizens and has had no trouble to find those that were abundantly competent. As a contrast to this, we refer the Independent to Delegate Tool's arraign ment of the Cleveland administration. For further consideration we wonld call the at tention of the Independent to the numl>er of Federal positions in Montana still held by Democrats, notwithstanding the "political activity" ot the incumbents. The new born ardor of Democrats for civil service reform since the Democracy retired from power will never properly find its place in the Democratic platform. Content with the substance, we care not to choose the shadow. Again, it is objected that the platform "dodges an endorsement of the Senate tariff bill." Here again is manifested a disposition "to stick in the bark." The Senate tariff bill is not a finality as ex pressing in every detail the doctrine of adequate protection to every American in dustry. Some of the rates of dnty fixed by that bill need to be revised and some will bear redaction. The underlying prin ciples of that bill are sound Republican doctrine and find ample endorsement, both positively and negatively, in the platform in words that cannot be misunderstood .by any one in search of information. We are gravely informed that the plat form "avoids all mention of the violation of the Chinese treaty." Treaty violations are pretty serions matters, whether com mitted by either party, and are hardly matters involved in the present contest. We suspect the Independent refers to sup posed relaxations of the provisions of the Chinese restriction act—quite a different thing from a treaty and still not a matter that should find a place in the platform of Montana Republicans. As to the matter of a reduction of taxa, tion, we do not know whether the Inde pendent has in mind a redaction of N a tional, State, county or city taxation. We suspect the Independent has in mind .the false Democratic assumption that all.dnties on foreign imports are direct taxes on the American people, and should be reduced. We take no stock in such an assumption. We believe in keeping out foreign goods as much as possible so that we can sup ply the demand with goods manu factured of American material, by American workingmen, paid a liberal liv ing rate of wages. Low duties tax our people for the benefit of foreigners. Higher daties tax them for the benefit of our own people. But this involves the whole theory and practice of the tariff and can not be considered in the space now at com mand. We sincerely commiserate onr neighbor who seems to have got mired in what he terms an "adjectival vocabulary." He can^ easily get ashore if he does'nt flounder about too mach. The English government does not share the high-wrought passion of the Canadians over the seizure of the Behring sealers and declines to send out war ships to compli cate the difficulty. Our government will probably submit its claim of exclusive control of BehriDg sea to arbitration. We cannot afford to antagonize the conviction of the foremost civilized nations of the world in rejecting a submission of our claims to be arbitrated. The only advan tage to us comes from the fact that we have some pretentions on the west coast to off set those ot the Canadians on the east coast and it brings the whole question up for settlement together. We never had much faith in the claim that Behring sea was a mare clausum, bnt we bought it as such from Russia and have a prima facie title. * * * This gives occasion to remark that some of the fleets of Gloucester, Mass., fishermen have already made their way around Cape Horn and propose to engage in this business in the waters of Alaska. And we predict that it will not be many years before the Pacific fisheries will produce as mach as those of the Atlantic. We quite agree with Shober that the action of the Democratic Connty Conven tion yesterday, after being all day in ses sion, adjourning till next week, withont making a nomination, has the appearance of cowardice. It has been complained that the Constitutional Convention was holding on so long that it left no time for a canvass, hat here is the Democratic party of the leading connty in Montana still unprepared to begin the campaign, though barely five weeks remain. It cannot possibly bear any other construction than that the leaders rely more upon the mistakes of their oppo nents than on the strength of their own cause. Meanwhile they will probably con tinue the search for some supposed dissat isfied Republican to adorn their ticket and lend it a hope of success. It will prove "love's labor lost." There are no luke warm, doubtful Republicans this year when Montana is called for a profession of her political faith for the first time. The question this year is not who shall hold the offices, but whether Montana is Republican or Democratic. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. OUR CITY LIBRARY. The Helena Free Pnblic Library has had a wonderful growth in popular favor, patronage and usefulness. It is now on its fourth year of existence and in that time has demonstrated not only its utility but has made for itself a permanent place in the hearts of our people. What it now wants is a permanent resting place in quarters specially arranged and adopted to its wants. Libraries, especially when grown to large proportions, are hard things to move, and besides when people become accustomed to a certain locality it s an inconvenience to change. The present quarters in the .Lshby Block were leased for three years at a very low rental of $30 per mouth. The term ex pired in June last, and since that time the rent has been raised as expected. At the very best that can be done it will cost $100 a mouth or more to secure rooms, light and fuel. There are three propositions under con sideration. One is to secure another room from Mr. Ashby and remain where we are; another is to take the south room on the first floor in the new Gates Block, and a third to rent a part of the second floor in the new Electric Light building. The cost in either case will be about the same. But all of these arrangements are neces sarily only temporary. The library needs and must have a permanent home. The inconveniences of temporary quarters not specially fitted for the purpose, the care and trouble of moving, and the risk of loss from fire, increase rapidly as the num ber of books multiplies. There are three plans to secure perma nent quarters that we desire to be con sidered by the people of the city who own, support, and for whose benefit this library exists. Unlese the city undertakes to construct its own water works, it is expected that it will soon build a new city hall, more cen trally located and large enough to accom modate all the city officials. In this city hall some think the city library might be permanently provided for at little extra expense. Again, it is a conceded necessity that our city schools shall have a new main build ing, especially for high Bchool purposes. As the city and school district are virtually one, and will, no doubt, soon become actually one, it is thonght that in the high school building wonld be the most natural and suitable place for the city library. There is still a third proposition, that we regard with more favor than all, and that is to pat np a separate building to e adapted and used for library purposes ex clusively. The school trustees could give a perpet ual lease of ground for the purpose on the southeast corner of the grounds. The first story of a central building could be erected for $7,500, which would serve all purposes for perhaps ten years. The building should be so planned as to allow a second story and two wings If the city wonld loan its credit on accoant of the library for this amount the trustees could pay interest on that snm at 6 per cent, pay for heat and light, and lay aside $500, * ach year to reduce the princi pal of the debt, and still haye as much left for the purchase of books and payment of carrent expenses as it now has. In ten years two-thirds of the debt would be paid and meantime the patrons of the library would be better provided for in every way, and the risks from fire and con sequently the expense of insurance would be much reduced. Whenever the library has been connected with other pnblic buildings, it has given dissatisfaction and ultimately led to a divorce. We are decidedly in favor of the last plan and desire its public considera tion. _ DEATH OF MRS. KEMP. Our people were unexpectedly shocked this morning to learn that Mrs. Kemp, who has long been suffering from a complica tion of bodily and mental disease, had wandered forth during the night and been drowned. It is one of those sad, mys terious cases beyond the explanation of human reason. Universal sympathy will he extended to the thrice afflicted father and husband. Did the Democratic convention in ad journing to Thursday of next week, the busiest day of the Fair, think they would have more leisure to attend to making nominations or did they hope that the at tractions of the Fair would bring in fuller delegations?_ HOME FROM ANACONDA. Enthusiasm in the Capital Last Even ing The Lewis and Clarke delegates arrived back from the Republican State Conven tion at 9 p. m. yesterday. Mnsic and ban ners, and an enthusiastic Republican throng met the returning delegation, and shouts and cheers greeted Carter and Power, the candidates for Congress and the Governorship. The reception later in the evening, accompanied by speeches, patri otic airs and hand-shakings*was spontaneou and demonstrative. The campaign opens auspiciously for Carter and the whole Re publican ticket. An Occasion for Tears. [Teire Haute Express.] It was the tender, witching twilight hoar just the time when the sordid side of men is held in abeyance and the tender im pulses make themselves felt. In a poor, stnnted city Bhade tree, which was bravely straggling for an existence amid the most discouraging snrronndings, a mocking bird had alighted and was pouring forth his sonl in song. Every one paused to listen, and as the rippling notes welled forth into the soft sommer air faces which had bnt a moment before been hard and careworn be came tender and thonghtfnl as memories of a long forgotten childhood, of green fields and dewy lanes were recalled to mind. "There is something inexpressibly touch ing in the melody," said a portly merchant to his companion, as he himself wiped a, suspicions moisture from his eyes. "I do not wonder that yon are moved to tears." "Dey vas not tears of crief, mine friend," was the answer. "I vas yoost veepin' tears of choy to tink vat a pndiful musics I vas gettiu' mitout having to put up a cent." AT ANACONDA. Republicans in Force at the State Con vention. Names Canvassed in Connection with the Governorship and Other Offices. Temporary Organization—Seligman Per manent Chairman. Anaconda, August 22.—fSpecial.]— The morning trains brought in large addi tions to the nnmber of delegates to the convention, which will have a good quo rum on meeting at noon. The Montana Hotel is headquarters for everybody and the corridors have been filled all the morning with groups of politicians discussing the situation. The governorship nomination is the topic on every hand and that there is some uncertainty about the result is evi dent from the number of candidates and diversity of views. The general sentiment is that no Helena man will get the nomi nation, although T. C. Power is an avowed candidate. The names of Gov. White, Geo. O. Eaton, of Park, Capt. Mills, of Deer Lodge, and J. E. Rickards, of Batte, are mentioned among the gubernatiorial can didates and it is thought by many that one of them will be selected. Power has strong friends in the outside delegations and will go into tie convention with a good sized vote. For Lieut. Gov. A. L. Babcock, of Bill inas, F. E Sargeant, of Batte, and Mc Cutcheon, of Thompson Falls, are talked of. For Chief Justice, Judge Blake, Judge Chnmasero and Judge Wade are the prin ciple Dames canvassed. Delegate Carter will of course he re-nom inated by acclamation. The convention will probably organize quickly and business should begin early this alternoon. The hall for the meeting is Evans' Opera House, which has been decirated taste fully with National colors. It will seat about 1,000 people, so there will be plenty of room for delegates and spectators. Anaconda, August 22, 4:10 p. m.— [Special.]—Carter was nominated by Bray, of Silver Bow, seconded by Sanders, and the nomination has jnst been made by acclamation in the midst of great enthu siasm. Carter is now speaking. Anaconda, Aug. 22.—[Special.]—The State Republican Convention was called to order at noon in Evans Opera House, by L. H. Hershneld, chairman of the Terri torial Central committee. There were many spectators present and ladies in the boxes. The delegates occupied chairs on the floor, each county having a place for its delegation. The different counties were designated by ribbonj badges ofj different colors. Lewis and Clarke's colors are red and gold and she has a full representation. The Silver Bow delegation carry a hand some banner with the motto Oro Plata Y. Cobre. The hall is handsomely deco rated with tri-colored streamers and the stage is decked with nnmerous flags. The official call for the convention was read by E D. Weed, secretary of the Terri torial Committee, after which the Boston & Montana band gave a fine musical selec tion. After the mnsic Chairman Hersh field read an excellent address that was received with great applause. Then, in conformity with custom, he selected a'tem porary chairman in the person of James Fergus. James B. Walker, of Helena, was elected temporary secretary, and G. E Corneli, of Dawson connty, assistant. Hershfield then read an address of thanks to the party for his choice as chair man of the Central Committee and also returned thanks to his colleagues on the committee. Col. Sanders introduced a resolution, which was adopted, thanking Heishfield for services to the party. The following committees were ap pointed: Ciedentials.— W. H. Smead, John T. Athey, John W. Power, Samuel Gordon, G. E. Cornell, M. J. Fitzpatrick, Frank E. Smith, R. E. Whitefoot, F. P. Sterling, John T. Connor, Chas. May ne, Alex. Tin ley, Chas. A. Burg, P. R. Dolman and James R. Goss. Resolutions—Henry Knippenberg, J. H. McKnight, W. G. Smith, J. W. Strevell, H* J. Haskell, O. B. O'Bannon, A. G. Redding* C. Edwards, A. C. Botkin, J. E. Callaway' C. W. Cook, C. S. Marshall, G. O. Eaton Hiram Knowles, F. H. Foster. Organization and Order of Business— William Gallagher, William Hanks, F. C. Roosevelt, W. A. Burleigh, G. E. Cornell, G. W Morse B. D. Phillips, P. C. Hamilton, S. A. Swig getc, E. D. Weed, John R. Comfort, Len Lewis, E. A. Kinney, H. J. Armstrong, Thompson Campbell, Paul McCormick. Each connty named its members of the committee. The convention then took a recess nntil 3 o'clock. Silver Bow will nominate Eaton for Governor and Park will second. Committee on permanent organization reported Seligman, of Lewis and Clarke, for chairman, and Sam Gordon, of Caster, for secretary. Anaconda, Angost 12, 4:33 p. m.— [Special.]—Permanent organization ef fected with A. J. Seligman as chairman and Sam Gordon secretary, with a vice president from each connty. The ^enthu siasm over Carter's nomination is inde scribable. The delegates rose to their feet, waved hats and handkerchiefs and cheered repeatedly. Carter's speech of acceptance was a gem. Anaconda, Angost 2^.—4:50 p. m.— [Special.]—Thomas C. Powe. of Lewis and Clarke, on the third ballot was declared the nominee ot the convention for Gover nor. The vote stood: Pcwer, 144; Eaton, 27; White, 28; Selig man, 1. Anaconda, August 22.-9:50 p. m.— [Special.]—J. E. Rickards, of Silver Bow, was nominated for Lieutenant Governor on the first ballot. Vote: Rickards, 137; A. L. Babcock, of Yellowstone, 59. Anaconda, August 23.—[Special.]— The T publican State convention recon vened tiis morning at 10 o'clocx and pro ceede with little delay to the business in hand nominations in completion >f the ticket. These are the nominees chosen by the convention in succession : State Treasurer—Richard O. Hickman, of Madison. Secretary of State—Louis Rotwitt, of Meagher. State Auditor—E A. Kenney, of Mis soula. Attorney General—Henry J. Haskell, of Dawson. Anaconda, August 23.—[Special] — Gannon, of Anaconda, was nominated for Superintendent of Public Instruction on first ballot, the vote standing: Gannon, 120; Harmon, of Gallatin, 80. For Chief Justice, Henry A. Blake, pres ent incumbent, v as nominated by acclama tion. For Associate Justices, E. N. Harwood, of Billings, and William H. DeWitt, of Batte, were nominated by acclamation, five and seven year terms respectively. W. J. Kennedy, of Missonla, was nomi nated for clerk of the Supreme court. The State Central Committee was elected as follow«: Chairman—A. J. Seligman. Secretary—J. W\ Hathaway. Treasurer—W. A. Chessman. Beaverhead—J E Morse. Cascade—J. H. Fifield. Chotetu—T. A. Cummings. Meagher—Max Waterman. Missoula— C. S. Marshall. Park— C. H. Talcott. Silver Bow—Wm. Thompson. Yellowstone—Paul McCormick. Custer—Sam Gordon. Deer Lodge— N. J. Bielenberg. Dawson— H. E Day. Fergus— F. E. Smith. Gallatin—John Potter. Jefferson— P. B. Icgalls. Madison—Jno. T. Conner. The session was most harmonious, ai 1 ended with three cheers and a tiger for the whole ticket. The Helena delegation will be home to-night at half-past 7. The Convention adjourted sine di < 2 o'clock after adopting a platform and reso lutions which were read by Col. Botkin, of Helena and received with great applause. DEER LODGE TICKET. The Republican Nominations Made Yesterday. 1 eee Lodge, August 21.— [Special]— The Republicans in convention to-day re nominated most of the officers ousted by the Constitutional Convention. This is the ticket which will prevail October 1st: Sheriff—Ed Moore. Treasurer—Lew Coleman. Clerk and Recorder—Wm. Furay. Commissioners—N. J. Bielenberg, George M. Morse, J. Kepler. Superintendent of Schools — Carrie Murphy. Assessor—A. G. Stanton. Attorney— H. F. Titns. Public Administrator—O. Emerson. Surveyor—M. Hanson. Coroner—Wm. Facer. Judge of the District Court— Theo. Brantley. Clerk of District Court— G. J. Reek. State Senator— D. J. McMillan. Representatives—J. W. Blair, E. T. Mc Kinstry, A. R. Dearborn, O. A. Tibbetts. The following delegates were chosen to the State Convention at Anaconda: N. J. Bielenberg, C. T. Mussigbrod, George C. Douglas, O. B. O'ßannoD, C. D. Joslyn, Samuel Reynolds, James B. Featherman, R. E. Spurrier, E C. Frey schlag, H. F. Titus, A. R. Dearborn, G. W. Morse, Thos Trevnile, G. J. Reek, W. J. Allison, J. T. Bateman, C. H. Moore, B. R. Horton, H. R. Whitehill, S. A. Estes, M. J. Fitzpatrick, J, McFarlane, W. W. Turney, Charles Honck. J. C. Kepler, John Gannon, A. J. Blair, J. R. Eardly. MADISON COUNTY. Republican Nominations—Delegates to the State Convention. Virginia City, August 21.—J Special.] —The Madison Connty Rtpnbican n vention nominated to-day the following ticket: State Senator—Henry Elling, Va. City Represen tati ves—Fayette Harr i n zotn, V îrginia City; James M. Page, Twin Bridges Co. Clerk—Barclay Jones, present in combent, Sheriff—Mark Brown. Tieasnrer—Geo. Gohn. Connty Commissioners.— M H. Lott, Jos. Smith, Geo. Barnes. Assessor—Maj. N. J. Isdell, Pony. CoroDor—Aug. L. Romey present incum bent. Pablic Administrator.— Jas. D. Heald, now Probate Judge. Snpt. Pub. Schools— T. T. Black, South Boulder. Co. Atty.—Col. J. E. Callaway. Clerk Dist. Coart—Thos. Duncan, of Adobe town. Chirman County Committee.-R. O. Hick man. Delegates to State Convention at Ana conda— R. B. Turner, J. R Comfort, N. J. Isdell, Jno. T. Conner, R. O. Hickman, J. E. Callaway, Theo. Molli y. The platform reaffirms the platform of 1888; protests against the free importa tion of lead ores and pledges a heartv sup port o j i ticket. FERGUS ATTHE FRONT. The Republicans in the Field With a Strong Ticket. * Lewiston, August 2'.— [Special.]— The Republicans of Fergus County in conven tion assembled, nominated, with few ex ceptions, the present incumbents. The fol lowing is the fall ticket : State senator, W. H. Watson. Representatives, John D. Waite, Rudolph von Tobel, jr. County commissioners, B. D. Phillips, John McConrt, John W. Beck. Clerk of the coart, D. A. Meagher. Connty attorney, F. E. Smith. Treasurer, G. E Wright. Sheriff, C. M. Clary. Clerk and recorder, W. H. Kelly. Assessor, L. W. Eldridge. Superintendent of schools, Mrs. Rebecca Howell. Public administrator, J. H. Smith. Coroner, Dr. W. F. Hanson. Delegates to the State convention. A. M. Thompson, B. D. Phillips, James Fergus, F. E Smith, W. H. Watson, A. G. Reddmg S. S Hobson.