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orr:es No.'I N. MAIN STLrer.
Local and jesaoal.
The city was alive with political
sagnates last week.
Our edition last week was twenty
two hundred and fifty.
Only 50 cents for the campaign
edition of THE CITIZEN.
pearsall, the grocer, has a card in
another.column. Give him a call.
Tas CrrIZEN's omce is at 187 Main
treet (Ball's photograph gallery).
T. Crrizn is sent to every city,
town and neighborhood In the state.
Refreshing rains last week put out
the forest fires and cooled of the at
Go to Hodge, No. SS North Main
street, for clothes to order. New
samples just in. See ad.
T. H. Clewell keeps a full line of
books, fine stationery, school books
and school supplies. No. 60 Main
street, Gold block. See ad.
We were so absorbed In the conven
tion last week that we hadn't time to
call on our merchants and business
men for advertisements and cash,
but promise to do so next week.
We have so many prominent citi
sens that it will be some weeks before
we can give all a line of mention.
But we will reach you sooner or later,
as we are proceeding on the install
ment plan.
John Hooper Is another of our best
type of young men. Always industri
ous, polite and painstaking he com
mands steady and lucrative employ
meat. He has made some judicious
William C. Roee, better known as
Tex, is superintendent in charge of
the natatorium of the Broadwater ho
tel. He was a great favorite of the
late Col. Broadwater and is held In
high esteem by the family.
Jack Robinson Is one of the land
marks of Helena, having come here
in bull-team times. Re is hard work
ing and frugal. He is working on
some valuable mining properties and
hopes to strike it rich some day.
W. J. Robinson is one of those sober,
steady-going young men that always
command respect. He has charge of
the bathing department at the Broad.
water and is rated the best Turkish
bath manipulator in this section.
Sam Henry, the well known head
waiter, has charge of the Broadwater
this year. As he is a great favorite
and a thorough business man, of
course perfect satisfaction is given.
Mrs. Henry is with him at the hotel.
Mrs. V. Taylor is the proprietor of a
nicely furnished, neat, clean and ord
erly boarding house No. 116 Jackson
street. Visitors wishing a good place
to stop will make no mistake in select
lag her house.
We were shown some very tasty
ad handsome floral designs, the han
diwork of Miss Edith Millen, one of
our brightest and most promising
young mimes. We wish more of our
young ladies would turn their atten
tion to the cultivation of useful ac
quirements and benecialoccupations.
We are pleased to note that Mrs.
Emma Hideout is visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs James Crump. She will
probably remain some time, as her
health has been poor since her resi
dence in Butte. Mrs. Rºdeout was
for a long time priorto her marriage
one of the most popular young ladles
ln the city and is still held in the
highest esteem.
Charles Gatewood deserves special
mention among our prominent citi
mens. He is an electrician, skilled
and favorably known from St. Paul
west. He has charge: of the Helena
Electric company and is regarded as
one of their most valued and trusted
.aployes. He ;omnands steady em
ployment at a good salary and is
rated among our most enterprising
James Mack is one of our oldest and
best known citizens and is regarded
as a landmark by old-timers. He is
noted for his rustling qualities and
genial disposition. Mr. Mack is the
owner of valuable improved real es
tate and is rated as one of our most
substantial citizens. He is head mix
ologist at the Hotel Helena, where he
dispenses new and life-giving decoc
tions to eager patrons. Mrs. Mack is
a most worthy lady and is a great
Tan usua lwcene of a big steamship
with a black captain and entirely
white crew and omcers were seen at
New York lately in the person of Capt.
Godlng, of the British steamship
Ethel Gonda, 1,728 tons, and which
sailed on July 17 for Aden, Bombay,
etc. No one who saw Capt. Goding
would doubt that he was of the gen
uine African race, but It is asserted
by his subordinates that no skipper
could enjoy their respect and coni
dence to a higher degree than he
does. To attain such success of course
a black captain must be rated 100 A 1
all around-New York Marine Journal.
Dollas Demal is another of our most
stable and well to do citizens. He is
sober, industrious and saving, which
perhaps accounts for the snug little
sum he is called on yearly to contri
bute to the tax fund. He is a leading
light in the church.
Alonzo Leatherberry is the head
waiter of the Hotel Helena, the tony
resort of the city. He is a gentleman
of fine presence, handsome and pleas
antly polite. and is a great favorite
with the traveling public. He is single
and is on record as quite a lady's man.
E. G. Cole is one of the thriving
business men of the city. He is en
gaged in the furniture business and
also has a second-hand department in
connection therewith. He. has in.
vested in real estate and other ven
tures and is in comfortable circum
Walter Scott is a great favorite
with the business public. He runs a
good looking express wagon and does
a steady and lucrative business. Mr.
Scott owns a very pretty homestead
with ample yard on one of our hand
somest streets. He has a very estim
able wife, several married children
and a very handsome young daughter.
The death of Mrs. Lousia Howard,
while anticipated, cast a gloom over
the community last week. The fun
eral, which was held at the church,
was very largely attended. In com
mon with many friends who mourn
her lose we extend kind sympathy to
her bereaved children. The remains
were interred in the new cemetery,
where beautiful floral offerings were
placed on the grave.
Phil Simmons, as he is familiarly
known, is a hard political worker and
a great favorite among political mag
nates. When Phil is for you he works
with zest and never lets go as long as
there is hope. He was a delegate to
the county convention and made a
neat little speech which called forth
hearty applause. He is also a mem
ber of the county central committee
and a leading light in the republican
league club. Ladies, he is married
and has a most worthy and estimable
William Woodcock is well and fa
vorably known by every man, woman
and child in the city and also has a
large circle of acquaintances
throughout the state. He is also one
of our most enterprising business
men, owning and operating a steam
carpet cleaning establishment which
is patronized by all of our best citi
zens. He gives employment to a
number of hands. Mr. Woodcock has
three interesting, bright and worthy
daughters who are great favorites
with the whole community.
About seven hundred copies of the
Colored Citizen were distributed in
Helena last week. The balance of
the two thousand two hundred and
fifty copies were sent to every city,
town and neighborhood in the state.
The highest compliment that we could
ask for has been accorded. Everyone
has had a kind and encouraging word
for our venture. Many warm hand
shakes with words of. welcome advice
have been lavished upon us. For these
unmistakable marks of appreciation
we most humbly return heartfelt
thanks. However, we in common with
others before, have to record the
ever-existing "exception to the rule."
Out of the twenty-two hundred and
ffty copies distributed, only "three
(8)" have been returned "refused."
Oneof thee was by a man and the
other two by a woman. W e rec
highly complimented at these two ex
r eptions and gracefully bow compli
ance. We will gladly and willingly
erase these names from among the
list of "our prominent citizens," whom
we made mention of in our first issue,
and among whom we had erroneously
included their names.
Tms m the Wwbr.
The pride of Helena is its Fire De
partment. Why not let our visitors see
it in operation? We do not advocate
a break-neck run down our main ave
nue, but would rather see the appartus
on a gentle gait. Many of our visitors
would be pleased to see the depart
ment in practical operation. It is
therefore suggested that when an ex
cursion is in the city that the depart
ment be trotted down to Hapmarket
Square, connect the hose and give an
exhibition of several streams of water
under full pressure. Seattle takes
just pride in its fire boat Snoqualmie
and whenever an excursion Is in the
city she is trotted out in mid-bay and
turns loose her fourteen large streams
which always afford pleasure to the
eager gasers. Let us show our goods
to visitors. They are all new, first
class, and will bear inspection. We
have no feature of our very many at
tractions more catchy than our noble
ire laddies and their handsome and
well kept apparatus. So turn on the
water and send it skyward. Wash
away every vestige of Anacondaism.
omr - miesAr M uspmego asseo of
Me acessw. bwmre.
OH, WHAT A-!--
Thought He Was In Anaconda.
(Prom the Anaconda Standard, of
Burn, Sept. 6.-Having seen in
T.ir COOan CrrtzxN, a sheet pub
lished in Helena, an article that the
colored citizens of Butte are void of
reason, signed by one Charles Cush
Ingberry, pastor of the A. M. E.
church, we wish to say that he has
certainly overstepped a law of reason
when he thinks or believes a negro in
Butte wll cast Lis vote other than
for Anaconda. Why, a negro cannot
even receive any respectable treat
ment in Helena. Marion Cooper, who
has just returned from Helena, says
it was impossible for him to get either
food or drink, and when anyone be
lieves that a negro will vote against
his own interests he is wrong. Such
is not the case with the colored citl
zens of Butte. We sincerely believe
th it every colored voter will In No
vember cast his vote for Anaconda.
(Sub rosa-Written by tle Stand
ard's devil during lunch hour).
We don't believe Brother Horace
Cooper (we are very careful to use
the full name for fear some other
Coopers may live in Butte and we
wouldn't like for them to be dragged
into this Horace Cooper affair) said it
was impossible for him to get either
food or drink in Helenr. Brother
Horace Cooper has told an elastic lie
(charitably treating the above fake
as a genuine "protest"). We
don't believe there is a place in
this state where it would be impossi
ble for Brother Horace Cooper to get
either food or drink, unless perchance
he is an ex-Coxeyite, with a thread
bare reputation. Brother Horace
Cooper in formulating his lic was very
careful not to say where it was impos
sible for him to get either food or
drink. He certainly don't locate the
offence in Helena. Perhaps it was
somewhere else and the Standard set
tied on Helena as the place. Now if
Brother Horace Cooper really was in
Helena recently, we believe, (taking
it for granted that he was sober
enough to tell the truth when the
Standard man gave him a "short
horse" as a consideration for the
aforesaid lie), he told a lie, the whole
lie and nothing but a lie when he
said It was Impossible for hit to get
drink. That's what's the matter. It
was drink, drank, drunk and drunken,
and very at that. Now Brother Horace
Cooper the next time the ;tandard
man sends you to the future cap
Ital city to gather up some lies for
Anaconda, don't you drink so much.
The way you drank rotgut while you
were here as a visiting statesman in
the interest of Boss Daly would put a
Seattle 8iwash to shame. Go see
Rev. Cushlngbery of your city, Bro.
Horace Cooper, and get him to inter
cede for you. You want the prayers
of the church, you vile sinner. Come
and drink with us Brother Horace
Cooper when you come to the capital
city again.
OnsI Ne eseo . Ar .su*F*rM dwm. f
m.hre 05. Iwb~e~m.4
A fIry hlueall lau Udeur the Abe
a haly.r l gnu t of C. L M
Never has the Hotel Broadwater
and the natatorium been more success
fully conducted than this year under
the popular and emclent management
of our worthy friend C. B. Garrett.
The usually handsome surroundings of
this attractive resort bave appeared
more beautiful than ever. The treat
ment of guests and visitors without
exception has been royal. The gen
uine hospitality that greeted every
one was refreshing and much in con
trast with the typical summer resort.
The epicure with most fastidious
taste never departed without compli
menting the imported chef de cuisine
and his able assistants. The manage
ment of the diningroom has also been
most highly spoken of. Especial favor
able comment has been made upon the
superior and homelike mangement
of the inner household bearing unmis
takable evidence of the masterly hand
of a matron mother. Mr. Garrett is
a gentleman of vast fertility of re
sources and generally makes a successm
when the conditions render it possible.
AaIntr Ial Cakda.
rhm Uik Gru pak light ut is
(.rom the Anaconda Standard, of cour.)
(Ed. Note.-Anaconda is a small
town to be found in the lower left
hand corner of the map of Montana.]
To the Editor of the Standard:
In a recent issue of the Colored Citi
aen, a journal published in the inter
est of the colored people of the state,
I noticed an article from the pen of
Rev. Charles Cushingberry of this
city in which he says the colored
voters of Butte are pledged to vote
for Helena for the capital. Mr.
Cushingberry has no doubt been mis
Informed, as the majority of the col
ored voters of Butte are in favor of
Anaconda, and I think that during
the coming fight they will give a good
account of themselves. Respectfully,
Butte, Sept. 6. LINK Guosa
To a number of inquiries as to who,
where and when is Parson Link Gross,
we can only say that we believe he is
a distant relative of Dirk Botts-Hoke
Smlth's man Friday-and that he is a
Daly striker for Anaconda (and for
cash). From Mr. Daly's standpoint,
however, we presume he is eminently
respectable, and to back up this pre
sumption, which we do not vouch for,
we present below a typewritten letter
of recommendation sent out by the
Standard presumably for the purpose
of giving tone to Parson Link Grow:
hnm ULk bu~r' Whi "rhie."
BUTTE, Sept. a--On July 29, Wm.
Jefreys, a Pinkerton detective from
Great Palls, wandered into one of the
colored dlves in East Galena street
and was robbed of $240. The police
succeeded to their own satisfaction
in fastening the robbery on "Pedee"
Gross, but as Jefreys was unwilling
to prosecute her there was no arrest
made. Yesterday Pauline Foster,
Alma Love, Lottie McFarlane and
"Pedee" Gross were arrested for non
payment of fnes. The three first
named jumped at the conclusion that
they had been arrested for the Jeff
roys robbery, and they proceeded to
"peach" on "Pedee" in the most open
hearted style. They all swore that
they saw her take the money and told
in detail how the robbery was ac
complished. The other girls say that
they are getting tired of being ar
rested for robberies and other things
perpetrated by "Pedee," and they
threaten to get even with her as soon
as they regain their liberty. They
also claim that the police discrimi
nate in "Pedee's" favor, and that she
repeatedly escapes arrest when she
ought to be punished, and that they
have been arrested when she ought to
have been. "Pedee" was released on
S100 cash bond. The others are still
in jail.
Su..e As as oi..m. omg MUrNs.
to c"pin boutas
A It disk Nded.
The Colored Citisen bows in humble
acknowledgement of the flattering
reception accorded its first appear
ance by all classes of citisens. Sin
cere thanks are returned for the many
complimentary greetings, verbal and
written, that have been bestowed
npon us, and we trust that we shall
ever continue to so cater to the wants
of an appreciative constituency that
our efforts may meet with a hearty
and responsive second.
"-y, b't Fo" It It ite Ie a Wi.ul."
To one In the business it is a patent
fact that it takes cash money to run
a paper. Our Helena printers are
deservedly well paid and they want
cash down for their work. That is
right. While we are very much
pleased to see such an excellent corps
of able and worthy candidates se
lected by our recent county conven
tion, yet our exuberance thereover
does not overcome the stern realities
that beset our financial void on pay
day. Our columns are open for all
acceptable matter at fixed rates that
may be had on application. Candi
dates wishing to reach the ears of our
people will not be denied a hearing,
but shall have the privilege of unfold
ing their virtues and showing their
Fir Aissewi Jtler of the Upreme Curt.
The nomination of Judge William R.
Hunt by our state convention for as
sociate justice of the supreme court,
was,indeed,a most worthy and merited
compliment to an able, pure and dis
tinguished jurist. Hereabouts over
the length and breadth of our incom
parable state his ability and purity of
character are too well knoyn to re
quire more than a pawning allusion
thereto. However, we cannot pass
the opportunity of adding that our
personal acquaintance in Louisiana,
where he was also a shining mark,
of members of his distinguished and
respected family, than whom none
more eminent are there, enables us
to speak knowingly of the many char
acteristics hererditary and acquired,
possessed by the distinguished nomi
nee who will undoubteev be elected
by an overwhelming majority for the
position he is so admirably adapted.
suberms. olr ae o4... Omg Afu oft.
Fid gol f the hlapalimm Cvtiss by
Witihy Celed Dleph.
Gcorg" Mitchell is a colored man,
mouthy, conceited, presumptious and
suffertue with a virulent case of
swell head. He is a political acro
bat of the worst type. He came to
this city a few months ago and set
tled in the first ward. He huas done
odd jobs until the campaign opened.
George is a slick looking fellow with
a Websterian head as smooth as a
billiard ball and with a pair of poodle
dog eyes and large ears on either side.
At first glance he would be taken for
a Louisiana preacher or ballot box
stuffer. His suavity of manner and
soft talk are captivating; hence
George soon ingratiated himself into
the confidence of the simple plain
folks of the First ward and as he car
ries in his side pockets a collection of
almanacs, stale congressional records
and the like he soon was looked upon
as the coming man of his ward.
George is very loquacious and long
winded and it is no uncommon thing
for him to spellbind the eager and
attentive First warders for hours at
the time. By and by the ward pri.
marles came on and George waxed
happy as in the days of yore down in
sweet Iberville where the sugar cane
grows. He marshaled his club to
gether in a shack with beer kegs for
seats and a kerosene barrel for a ros
trum and told his men that now was
the opportunity of their lives and
that they must stand by him for dele
gate to the Republican county con
vention. On the night of the primar
ies the said George at the head of his
club marched in and took possession
of the First ward, electing himself
and eleven white men as delegates to
the county convention. This is the
way George Mitchell got into our re
publican county convention. No soon
er was the convention called to order
than George was on his feet and from
that time on so obtrusive, obstreper
ous and obnoxious did he become
that the whole convention as with
one accord ordered him to dry up and
sit down. But George lacks modesty
as well as good sense and with his
ears flapping he persisted id braying
and sawing the air with meaningles
motions. It was at this juncture that
the colored delegates and spectators
ceased to forbear and their pent up
Indignation asserted itself in a spoo
taneous outbreak of just retribution
and as the deadly cyclone swooped
they down upon the unsuspecting
blatherskite. They laid hands on
his brawny form and told him he
must go, as he had disgraced his peo
ple quite long rough. George bucked,
but in the eyes of these determined
men he saw pent up vengeance, so he
quietly allowed himself to be thrust
bodily out of the convention hall.
Thus ended one of the most embarras
sing episodes it has ever been our mis
fortune to chronicle. The colored
delegates to our conventions have
uniformly been men of standing in
the community and who have reflect
ed credit upon us as a people, hence a
feeling of mortification exists over
this unfortunate occurrence. Better
that the 1st send .no colored delegate
in the future if the men thereof are
so gullible as to allow any tramp, who
may gather about himself a following,
to thrust himself forward as the rep
resentative of the colored people of
that ward, of whom there are many
and eminently respectable ones at
that. It behooves the leaders of the
First to look to their reputation in
the future and-shut--out-men- who-go
about snorting and braying and poe
ing as representative colored men.
Representative colored men are noot
build that way, neither do they act
that way. Give us straight goods
hereafter or none at all. The colored
citizens of this city will never again
tolerate a man like Mitchell to be
palmed off by the First or any other
ward as a selected representative of
their race.
That's the Way the INw b srail Trif
II Mlkes Then Feel.
A recent special from Berlin should
be noted with care by workingmen,
especially those who voted for a
change in 1892. It's a bitter pill, yet
it's the fact that the new tariff bill
plays right into the hands of foreign
manufacturers. Please read the fol
lowing with care and paste it next to
your cranium. It will help you in do
ing the right thing at the coming
election :
"The effect of the new tariff bill has
been instantaneous in Berlin, Frank
fort and other export centers. The
very day the law went into effect in
voices passing through the United
States consulate general increased
60 per cent., and on the following two
days the number was doubled. * " *
The whole German export trade to
the United States will be increased,
owing to the passage of the United
States tariff measure, from 100 to 160
per cent. for some month; if present
indications can be relied on."
assberse r a I. cU6em. On! aIv as.
The republican state c ention
was called to order last Thursday by
the Hon. Ice Mantle, chairman of
the state centrl commlttee. In do
lag so he delivered one of the inest
addresses it has ever been our good
fortune to hear. It was a most full
and complete resume of the national
political situation and was a most
masterly arraignment of the demo
cratic part for its unaumersble short
comings. For clear and logical pros
tation of incontrovertible facts suc
cintly massed in bristling array, It
has few parallels. For calm and con
vincing delivery Mr. Mantle has few
peers. We should be glad to see this
masterly effort put In pamphlet form
for campaign distributiom. It weold
surely be a great vote-wlnner.
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or the beating hammer he 180.
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one mle has beam ld he Ina lo The
total showing Is hsm then inhae es
spandiag sis months dafn 1t
In March, 1873, She eds he hat
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were capitalised at 0.1000,00, and
the yearly earnings wee then PU000
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capitalised at P818.004.N al n ho
sat earninae 60004001
The COLORED CITIZIN is a new fea
ture of journalism in Montana. It
will be ably edited and conducted. It
has entered the ring to fight the cap
ital contest to a finish. It will not
take off the gloves until Anaconda is
knocked out. Let every citizen sub
scribe. Send names or leave address
at our office.
187 N. Main St.
Physician and Surgeon.
dpeclal attention given to ladies' diseases;
also genito-urtnary and private diseases.
Omce-Foot of Broadway ,lReena.

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