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VOL. 27, NO. 44. DEEI LODGE, MONTANA, FRIDAY, MAY 1, 1896. WHOLE NO. 1200.
What the People Are Doing and What
the Papers Are Saying All Over the
State-News Items and Passing Gossip
Here and There.
The Montana railroad will terminate at Lewis
Two hundred men are at work In the Yabk dis
Bozeman will have a "Sweet Pea Carnival" In
The gold dredging company began work at Ban
ilack last week.
About 370 men and 130 teams are at work on the
Montana railroad.
The Treadwell mine in Alaska is said to be the
largest In the world.
The Gold Flint property In the Yahk district
will soon begin shippingore.
nud Macdow is considering the question of re
openinlg the Spotted Horse mnlle.
Five hundred tons daily is thle output of the
Frlsco mine In the Coeur d'Alenes.
Mrs. W. F. Sanders recently addressed a meet
sIg at Bozemasn on equal suttrage.
The new Billings mills owned by Senator Bab
cock are mlaking a superior brand of flour.
It is stated that 8800,000 hlave been raised In the
east for the purpose of constructing a dasl across
the Missourl near Helena.
The site for thle goverlnment building at HIelena
has been selected at tile corner of Park avenue
.nd Clark street and the price paid is $20,000.
A bill has Ipassed one house of congress order
smg the deportation of the Cree Indians fromn the
state anld miaking an appropriation for tile pur
It is rumored that the Northernl Pacific will at
an early date put Into effect a new time card by
which the time between termnlnals will be re
duced six hours.
It is not likely that a large number of Mexican
cattle will be placed upon our ranges this year, as
it has been found by past experiences that the
risk Is too great.
A purse is to be mnade up at Bozeman for the
purpose of paying the costs or a test of tile fishing
law as it is Interpreted by the various county at
torneys of the state.
Shirley C. Ashby has been indicted for abstract
ing a $5,000 note made by a solvent party and sub
stituting therefor a worthless one, while president
of the Helena National bank.
The democrats of the senate under the leader
ship of Senator 111ll of New York betray a singu
lar sensitiveness to the prolposed investigation of
the bond sales.-Helena Herald.
The east has been giving it In the neck to the
west, and the soonaer we retallate by using so far
is possible our own products the better will it be
lor ourselves.---Blliings Gazette.
The unkindest cut yet given Czar Reed is the
circulation of the story that he is favorably con
.sidering a proposition to take the tall end of the
McKinley ticket -Billings Gazette.
From all parts of Western Montana the crop
reports are encouraging and the present indica
lions are that there will be an excellent yield ins
all branches of farmnlig.-Standard Correspond
A ticket composed of J. Donald Cameron for
president and HIenry M. Teller for vice president
would be an excellent one, and republican to the
core, by rvhatever name it might be called.-Hel
ena Herald.
If Montana's republican delegates find it neces
sary to walk out of the St. Louis convention, the
democratic party will be ready to receive them
with open arms to hospitable silver graves.-
Avant Courier.
Senator Carter yesterday secured the passage of
an amendment to the river and harbor bill author
izing the construction of a dam across the Mis
sourl river at Stubb's Ferry to develop water
power.-Helena Herald.
Barney Barnato, the Kaffir King, threatens to
close all his mines In South Africa as a mark of
his disapproval of the sentences of death passed
upons Rhodes, Hammond and others. Such a re
sult would throw thousands out of work.
President Cleveland is quoted as sa3ing he
would be "thoroughly satisfiled" with the nomina
tion of Mr. Russell. Handicapped by such all en
dorsement, we do not wonder the gentleman from
Massachusetts hesitates to enter the race..
A suit' rought by W. Word against P. W. Mc
Adow in the U. S. court at Helena for $25,000,
amount of a commission fee alleged to be due the
plaintiff for effecting the sale of the Spotted
Horse mine at Malden, was decided in favor of thle
There Is an Ilcreasing demand for mnen to work
on sheep ranclles in almost every part of North
ern Montanh. Good wages are offered and the
work will last for several weeks. There are ap
parently plenty of idle men in the country and
yet flockmasters are unable to secure the amount
of help needed.-Standard.
What is best for England is certainly worse for
us, and vice versa, as all experience has clearly
proven, and none more clearly than the present.
Let us throw off the yoke of monetary tyranny
which Great Britain has placed upon us through
Grover Cleveland's administration, as our fore
fathers shook off the political tyranny of George
ItI.-Western Mining World.
It l evident that some one who knows both how
and what to write, so as to entertain and interest
the reading public, has recently grasped the edi
torial pen of the Deer Lodge NEW NORTHWEST,
restoring it to the honorable and efficient position
It occupied in the journalistic field so many years
while under the editorial charge and business
management of that prince of journalists, Capt.
James H. Mills.-Avant Courier. -
Preliminary Steps Taiken for Its Observ
ance nll Deer Lodge.
At the meeting of Union veteraus held
last Saturday evening the preliminary
steps were taken for the observance of
Memorial day in this city. A general
committee was appointed by the meeting
to make the necessary arrangements and
formulate a programme, etc., for the ex
ercises on that day. The general conm
mittee consists of James II. Mills, Lew
Coleman and James XW. Fox. The names
of those composing the several sub-com
mittees, together with the programme
and order of exercises.will appear in our
next issue. The following resolutions
were unanimously adopted at the meet.
Resolved, That appreciating highly the
previous participation of our local socie
ties and citizens in the observance of
Memorial Day under the auspices of thie
Grand Army comrades, that we again cx
tend a respectful invitation to the Deer
Lodge Fire Department and Band, the
A. F. & A. M., the K. of P., the . O. (. F.,
the A. 0. U. W. and Degree of hlonor,
and to the public schools and college to
participate with uis as organizations on
May 30th; and that, as heretofore, all
good citizens are cordially invited to join
in the procession and the ceremonies of
tilhe day.
Resolved, That all veteranus of the Union
and Confederate armlies be and are here
by specially invited to "fall in" with the
Grand Army comrades and participate
with us in these Memorial Day exercises.
Exercises With WVhich the Public Schools
Will Close This Weelk.
Following are the conmnencenlent ex
ercises which will occur at Cottonwood
hall on Friday morning and evening:
Exercises consisting of drills, songs,
dialogues, recitations, etc., will be given
by all the rooms below the high school
on Friday morning at 9:30. Everybody
Programmine for Friday Evening at 8.30.
Piano Solo ..................... Miss Lelia McLain
Invocation .................... Rev. W. U[. Jordan
Music ................. ..................Quartette
To be given by members of the ninth and
tenth grades.
Father Time .........................Hart Miller
January .......................... Beth Larable
February ................... .......... essie Mills
March...........................Ed ina Schroeder
April..................... ........... da Hi bianson
May ............................ Mabel Beaumont
June..................................Ethel Wood
July........................ ..... . .e... len Fox
August .............. ......... ..Jennlllli Harris
September ......................Irene McQuestion
October. ....................... . ervic McGhee
November .......... .. ......... .. na DI)ngwall
December. .......................... Anna e .l kils
Fairy Queen ..... ... .......... ..Nellie Mills
SMabel Beatlmo0t
Fairies................... Nettle McPhail
S(ertle Schllrtz
Goddess of Liberty ..... .... J..lesse Stcklpole
Truth ........................ . Irelne Robinson
Justice...................... .. lassle Bleh lleberg
Valentine... ................. ..........Joe Hyde
Santa Clans .......................r.. )l Coughlin
Reapers-Howard Kelley, Claude Schroeder,
Wirt Robinson, Willie Albee.
Soldiers-Captain, Fred Foster, Dan Cough
lin, Eddie Tamuke, DeWitt Peck. Claude
Schroeder, Iloward Kelley and \Wirt
Violin Solo...................... Mr. Fred Gullette
"Fruits of Thought"'............Walter E. Adams
'Joan of Are"........................Mabel Catlin
Address to class and presentation of diplo
mas.......................... ev. J. G. Klene
Music ........................ . . . ...........uartette
Benediction ................Rev. F. F. St. Clair
Walter E. Adams and Miabel S. Catlin
are the graduates this year.
Eastern Star Social.
Mrs. W. H. Tracey of Bozeman, the
Grand Worthy Matron of the order of the
Eastern Star, made an ollicial visitation
to the Deer Lodge society, Floral Chapter
No. 12, by prominent members of whom
she was entertained while in the city.
Mrs. Tracey is on a tour thlrough the
state and has already visited lodges at
Virginia City, Dillon, Butte,. Anaconda,
Kalispel, Columbia Falls, Great Falls,
Helena and other points. She went from
here on Monday to Philipsburg whence
she will extend her visit to still other
Mrs. Tracey was welcomed at the
Chapter rooms by the worthy patron,
Rev. Prout, and in response to his re
marks delivered an interesting address
upon matters pertaining to the progress
and welfare of the order. After these
exercises, all adjourned to the banquet
room where a collation was served, fol
lowed by an hour of social converse. A
large representation of the membership
was present and the whole affair was
greatly enjoyed by all who participated.
Is time any object to you? Do you
prefer to travel via the line that saves
you both time and money? Then ask for
tickets via Billings and the "Burlington
Route" and save from 10 to 22 hours to
Omaha, St. Joseph and Kansas City, and
9% hours to St. Louis. tf
)ehlegates to St. Louis (;lhoslen-The Three
(;reat Principles of the. Party A illrroved
in tinging Resolutlons-C:arter, Mantle
and llartmnan Endorsed.
The republican state convention met at
Butte on Monday, May 11, pursuant to
call and though it was ;zxpected that the
many important issues that would pre
sent themselves before it would hold the
assemblage in session st least two days,
it Linished its delilberatons in 12 hours
alnd adjourned sine !ie, after having
added another page to Mtontana history.
The most important p:relilninary ques
tion that offered itself for solution was
the controversy in Granite county, and it
was settled in favor of tile contesting del
egation, led by Dr. J. MA. Sligh, who were
seated by an overwhelming vote of 208 to
92, against the compromise proposition
of giving live seats to those who claimed
to be the regular delegates and four to
the contestants. The majority report was
signed by MIr. Ithades of Dawson county,
chairnlan of the committee on creden
tials, and the minority report by Dr.
Leiser of Anaconda. On the adoption of
the majority report, the vote stood lilt to
In defense of his position Dr. Sligh
mtade a speech denunciatory of the at
tempted control of the republican party
by oath-bound secret societies, and
openly named the A. P. A. as a combina
tion that had sought to defeat the en
dorsement by the convention of our del
egation in congress, and an organization
which sought to advance its own power
to the neglect of the high interests of the
party and the whole people. Speeches
made by members of the committee on
credentials indicated that the majority of
that committee assumed that neither of
the delegations were 1properly accredited,
but as it appeared to them that the con
testants were all old and trier! republi
cans who had long been identified with
party work through good and evil report,
they were the better entitled to seats.
The second matter which came up to
absorb the attention of the convention, to
the exclusion of all other questions for a
consideralble time, was the light made by
Tom Power against L. G. Phelps of iGreat
Falls, who was backed by the Cascade
delegation as ai delegate from Northern
Montana to St. Louis. This controversy
developed muc1h personal ill-feeling and
reflected little credit upon any of the par
ties. Power opposed Phelps on the
ground that his relpublicanism is not
sound, and that he had lent himself to
pushing the campaign of the democratic
nominee for the governorship in the last
campaign. Power endorsed, instead, his
brother John as is member of the state
delegation. In tihe end, both sides of this
distasteful quarrel were properly de
feated. An effort made to put L. It.
Ilershfield forward as a delegate, also
signally failed, the Lewis and Clarke
county delegation seeming to be much
divided. Allusions were made to the
Hlelena hog in the lobbies, and the name
of MIr. l1ershlield was ignobly dropped.
The selection of delegates and alter
nates was happy, all being representative
men whose loyalty to state and party cans
not be questioned. The nanles are as
follows: Representatives to the national
Delegates--Lee Mantle of Silver Bow;
Thomas II. Carter of Lewis and Clarke;
Charles S. IHartman of Gallatin; Thomas
C. Marshall of Missou'a; Alex Metzel of
Madison; J. W. Strevell of Custer.
Alternates--l. I. Dolman of Silver
Bow; Thomas B. Miller of Lewis and
Clarke; 0. F. Goddard of Yellowstone;
J. M. Sligh of Granite; J. B. Losee of
D)eer Lodge; John Blair of Teton,
National committeeman-Charles R.
Leonard of Silver Bow.
At 10:20 o'clock a. inm. the convention
met and was called to order by Geo. W.
Irvin, II., who acted as vice chairman in
the absence of Senator Mantle. ie de
livered a short address, counselling har
mony among all interests inside the party,
and recommended the placing of its three
great principles, bimetallism, protection
and reciprocity, forward upon the ban
ners to be carried by the delegation to
St. Louis, but he believed that they
should not listen to the admonitions of
the democratic enemy and instruct the
delegates to walk out of the convention.
After Mr. Irvin's remarks, Judge D. J.
Tallant of Cascade was chosen tempo
rary chairman, A. W. Miles of Park ternm
porary secretary, and F. II. Wilcomb of
[Madison assistant secretary. Judge Tal
lant acknowledged the honor in his usual
eloquent and forcible style. lie believed
the convention to be the best represents.
tive body that had ever met in the state
in the name of repiublicanism, and also
the most important assemblage in the
history of the party. lie could see silver
in every face and as for wool it was all
over the holy.
Committees representing every county
in the state, except Granite, were then
apl)ointed on credentials, permanent or
ganiz ation and resolutions. The person
nel of the latter,the most important, was
as follows:
Btterrhesd .............. .La.wrelcs A. Brows
C;arbol . . ... . ... ................ W. F Myer
Cassed .t ............... . .1. Nelson
Chot ........... .....George B. )McLaugthlin
Custer. ........... ............... W. Strevell
Diawson .............................. H. J. Htaskell
Detr t.Lodget ....... ..... 0. .. B. O'Balnon
Ferg s.......... . . .... . E. mith
Flathead ........................... . Fred Cook
Gallatill.......o.................. . aP. CLLshoI
G iran to ............................ - - -. .
Je erson .................... ......W. S. Dodge
lldiso . ... .......... . .......... A. J. Bennett
egher ..... . ............John McAssey
Mlssoulat ..................... . ..W. . . Francis
Park .. .... ... ....J. S. Thompson
Ra lli .... . . .........t. F. Sunders
Silver ow ...................George W . Irvin, t t
Sweet Grass . ... ... . B. Briggs
Teton . . ............. ... C. L. Bristol
V le . . ....... ..... D. Polley
Yellowstone ........ ...... Dr. Henlry Chaiippte
The report of the conunittee on perlna
nent oranization enamed O. P. Chisholm
of ( allatin as pertmanent chairman, I low
ard Paschal of Silver IBow as secretary,
and E. F. Sayer of Choteau and J. E.
Barbour of Sweet Grass as assistant see
rotaries. Mr. Chisholm, who is proba.
bly the best informed man in Montana
on the silver question, made a few ap
propriate remarks and the report of the
committee on resolutions was then read.
It was as follows:
We, the representatives eo the republican party
of Montana, in convention assembled, hereby re
iterate our faith lln and devotion to the great re
publican principles of bluietallism, protection
and reciprocity, announcing as our understanding
of bimetallilsm the free and unlimited coinage of
both silver and gold at the ratio of 16 to 1, inde
pendently by the United States. Inl the applia
tlion of the principle of protection, we insist that
the farmer, the tuiner and the shepherd shall re
ceive equal colslideration with the manufacturer,
and that through reciprocity treaties, the products
of ourcountry, whether of the farm, the factory
or the range, shall be accorded just and advanta
geous rectgnition at foreign customl houses ill ex
change for stipulated concessions accorded byour
government to tile products of other countries
Which we ctlnllot ourselves produce, iand thlat
wool. as one of the impllllortanlt product of the
United States. be accorded ai duty not less than
that provided by tile McKinley bill.
We mailntain t t that these three prinlcllles of re
publlcan faith sllould be the first consideration of
the congress of the United States, and that ample
legislation be enacted upon these subjects.
We call the attention of reflectlng men to the
recent marvelous development of productive and
ilanufacturing enterprises in China. Japan, India
and other silver basis countries, and submit that
the copetitio with which wch we are tllus menaced
imperatively demlntids tie restoration of silver to
Its ancient imloney functioil, as it means of equal
Ining the difference in exchlange and tile re-estab
lishmlent of the protective tariff policy ats i neces
sary nleans of equalzing tire difference in wages
and the cost of lving.
We mainltain that while the protective tariff
pollcy Is Indispensable as ia means of equallzing
wages and the cost of living. it will not in and of
itself sutfice to imeet the dllference iin exchange,
whlllich gives a bounty of about 300 per cent, to the
sliver using countries, and that the disparage
mlent of silver will constantly place American
conlpetition to the disadvantage of one hundred
per cent. in favor of the countries using silver
at par.
We ciOtllend Il unq(uatlified terms the action of
Senators Mantle, Carter, Teller, Dubols and Caln
non in acting upon the principles above set forth
and resisting the passage of the so-called Dingleyp
bill, which we denounce o an it attempted violation
by legislative enactmlent of all tile principles of
the republican doctrine of protection, for whicth
tihe party has always contended throughout its
history, inausinuch as It was sectional, as it failed
and neglected to adequately provide for the pro
tection of Western Interests.
We declare our unwavering adherence to the
Monroe doctrine, and demand its rigid and deter
milned enforcemen t at all times and against all
European nations, believing it essential to our
own peace and welfare.
We extend our symlpathy to the struggling pa
triots of Cuba lit their efforts to cast oil the yoke
of forelen tyranny.
We comnlrmend tire careful and prudent republ
can admlinistration of the stite governmenlt, and
submit to the electors of the comnmonwealth that
the best interests of Montattna require continued
rerpublican supremacy itl the state.
We most heartily endorse and approve the
roulrse of lont. Lee Mantle, Huon. Thos. i. Carter
and Hnll. Charles S. ltartman, our able andl loyal
senators and representative In congress.
We condemln the democratic administration for
its determined effllort to fix upon ourcountry these
twin factors of cheapness-freetradeand the gold
standard; for disllonoring the nation's flag int
iHawall; for refusing recognition or support to
the Cuban revolutionlsts; for the corrupt use of
public patronage to influence the action of con
gress; for increasing tile national debt in time of
peace, two hundred and sixty millions of dollirs;
for Its disreputatble bond deal with foreign bank
ers by the chief executive, through his law part
nier, at a cost to tile people of more than nine
milllions of dollars; for defeating, by national ad
ministrative process, the beneficent purposes of
tihe pensloln laws; for abrogating and refusing to
carry into effect the reclprocity treaties of.the last
republican adnllilstration, through which our
national comlnmerce and trade were being rapidly
developled; for its weak, vacillating, supine and
ullnpatriotic foreign policy; for attempting, under
a thinly disguised assumption of patriotism, to
avoid investigation and evade just criticlsm for
nefarious tranmsactions In public securities, and,
generally, for its incompetent and disastrous con
duct of the nation's affairs.
We condemn as un-republican and unstates
manlike the action of those republicans in con
gress who, in defiance of republican traditions,
rushed to the aid of a democratic administration
in securing the unconditional repeal of the Sher,
man law; and we assert that the repeal of that
law has utterly failed to accomplish a single he-ne
licent result predicted by the enemies of silver.
We condemn the pauperizing policy of the dem
ocratic administration in regard to veterans of
the late civil war as unjust and unpatriotic. Their
investigations with regard to pensions have proved
fartcical and worked unjust hardship to deserving
pensioners. We demand the enforcement of a
liberal and Just pension system.
The delegates and alternates this day selected
are hereby pledged to use every effort to secure
the adoption by the national republican conven
tion of the principles iand policies herein enud,
elated, and to cast their votes only for a candidate
whose Iast record and utterances give assurane'
of his sympathy therewith.
These resolutions were greeted with
hearty applause.
The closing work of the convention
was the selection of delegates, and Car
ter, Mantle and Hartman were chosen
unanimously amid great cheering. An
amendment to the silver resolution was
offered by Mr. Johnson of Silver Bow, in
which the delegates were instructed to
walk out if they failed to secure proper
recognition for silver in the St. Louis con
vention. This was defeated, however.
The selection of the other delegates
called out some opposing elements, but
the final choice met with general satis
faction. No action was taken as to an
expressed preference for a presidential
candidate. After some cat-calls for Col.
Sanders, to which that aggressive gold
bug d;d not respond. the convention ad
Prof. Albert 'Wright, of the Royal Acad'
elny, Berlin, Hteard in Deer Lodge.
On Saturday evening, May 9, Prof. Al
bert Wright, of the Royal Academy, Ber
lin, assisted by local talent, gave a violin
recital at tile Presbyterian church under
the auspices of the Christian Endeavor
society. The music of Professor Wright
is of a high artistic order and his rendi
tion of the productions of the composer.
of classical harmony is of a character
seldom heard in Montana. Mr. Wright
plays from memory the most difficult
music and on Saturday night, in a pro
gramme lasting an hour and forty min
utes, more than half of which was taken
up by the violin, the performer did not
once refer to notes.
The singing of the male quartette was
as usual very excellent and the solos by
Mrs. Mills we\ re given in that lady's best
style. The whole programme was en
thusiastically received and several en
cores were given. Following were the
numbers given:
Male Quartette-Messrs. Wolfe, Schranikow,
Eldred and MicLeod.
Fantasie .................. .......De Beriot
Introduction et Adagio. Bolero. Valse.
Adagio. Allegro appassionata. Finale.
Mr. Wright.
Duet--Profs. Wolfe and McLeod.
Hunlgarial Dlances .................. .....llHauser
iMr. Wright.
Solo-Mrs. James 11. Mills.
Sleltanka.... .. ...
Chlansoni Polonaise .......... .... ilenlaskl
Mr. Wright.
Male Quartette-Messrs. Wolfe, Scharnikow,
Eltred and McLeod.
Fanitasle-Caprice.................... ....Vleuxtemps
Introduction. Recitative. Allegretto.
Tema. Varlations. Finale.
Mr. Wright.
Democratic PDrimaries.
Following is the vote at yesterday's
democratic primaries:
PiitiIN('sT No. 1.
Toem MlcTague, John Fitzpatrick,
J. C. Robinson, Alex. Brown,
E. Scharnikow, A. S. Higgins,
W. W. Goodman, C. T. Stark,
C. K. Hardenbrook. S. Scott.
PREcINtst No. 2.
H. P. Naptonl. C. S. Schroeder.
Jamles B. McMaster, H. B. Davis,
N. Y. Hoss, Martin Gleeson,
J. G. Morony, F. S. Davey,
Geo. S. Miller. Lee Kelley.
In the first precinct 2-1 votes were cast
and in the second precinct 29. There
was no contest in either precinct, only
one ticket being in the field at both polls.
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