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^ ff mm r M DILLON, BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, M. T., SATURDAY, JULY 24, ï886. VOL. VI No. 30. MONTA NA COND ENSED. The sait kinine «t Butte is ended. The Helen» s»lt mine did not pat» out. County division is stirring up the Bitter Rooters The Deer Lodge Brass Band is to be uniformed. \V. W. Cole's circus will exhibit at Glen Jive August 5 »h. The F©urth-of-July blow out at Great Fails Cost nearly $600. Mail service has been reinstated be tween Martinsdale and Ubet. The work of grading on the Walker viiie railroad has commenced. The pav roll of the Anaconda Company for the month of June was almost $100, 000. The Choteau Calumet announces that hereafter it will be published regularly each week. The contract for building the new school house at White Sulphur Springs has been let for $12,300. Virginia City was treated to a cloud-burst last week which did considerable damage to the gardens and to the water works. The horses and mules stolen from the parrot Company, at Butte, some time since have been returned to their owners. A new road has been built through Maiden gulch to connect with the Collar t«ad, by this new road the Mnginnis hill is avoided. Five hundred new stock cars, fitted with Westinghouse automatic air brakes, lie longing to the Northern Pacific, are being shipped west. A cowboy working with the Powder River cattle company at Big Horn station was drowned whHe driving cattle across the Yellowstone ht that point. Arrangements are about completed for a retvl'rh cricket game by the Butte eleven against the Gallatin eleven, to take place at Three Forks in about a month. Las't week Great Falles had its first shooting affair. Jake Harris, better known as "Jew Jake," shot Henry Smith in the groin. Smith will probably die. In consequence of the competition be tween rival coach lines, passengers are being carried from Townsend to the Springs for 50 cents, or $1 for the round trip. Several prairie fires have been observed in the Bull mountain range, but by the vigilance of stock men they have been stopped without having done serious damage. A natural bridge eight feet high has been discovered by prospectors in the Big Belt mountains. It is said to rival in grandeur and perfection of architecture the natural bridge of Virginia. The engineering force which has been at work on the Walker ville railroad sur vey has now completed the same and will go to Anaconda to make the survey of a new branch line contemplated there, Saturday night Alice Benson and Lena Stanley, members of the Bozeman demi' monde, had a jealous quarrel resulting in the latter being shot through the breast, with results that will probably prove fatal. The Mabrey Cattle Co., started to ship one huudred and fifty car loads of beef cattle from Mingusville on Thursday. This is the first large shipment made from Dawson county, and will be followed by several other large shipments this season. —Argus. Some Impecunious wretch, for the sake of obtainining the paltry sum offered by the county officials as a bounty, has stol en Tom Flanigan's pet coyote, just when ht had conquered its wild ferocious spirit and taught it to love him.— Billings Gillette. It is rumored that the Montana Union Incorporators—Charles Francis Adams, Jr., Fredrick L Ames, S. R. Caliaway, Robert Harris, BenJ. P. Cheney Jr. Lewis Harris and N. J. T, Dana—will be in Butte on August i, to formally place the road in charge of manager Dana.— Miner. Crop reports from different sections of the county indicate that the harvest this Mason will fall below the average would be merely guessing to now estimate the decrease. Failure to irrigate properly 1* said to have been one of the principle causes of inferior looking grain.— Missoula Times. Judith Landing will be a lively place on July aoth. All sheep men of this vicinity *« arranging to be on hand and the com "fission houses and wool buyers will be well represented. Wool is moving in large quantities to this point and a careful estimate put the number of sacks at 15 00 * 'which will be there on the 20th.— Argo tire 1 week War, near ship that for sine was put and the day ing dy in of this on be in 00 * CURRENT NEWS NOTES. I Boili-il Down from the I-att Telegram».'] At Madra, Cala., a hre destroyed the en tire business portion of the city. Los« $70,000; insurance $55,000. 1 he fihal decision of the Gladstone gov ernment has been postponed until next week when a council will be held. Gen. Boulanger, French M' , is ter of War, and Baron de Larcinty fought a duel near Paris. Neither were wounded. The PrcMtlen* has nominated Henry 1'. Henderson, ot Michigan, to be associate justice of the supreme court of Utah. Geo. Watkins, paymaster of l'. S. war ship "Ossipee" has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for embezzlement. The International Moulders' Union will hereafter meet only once in two years, and Cincinnati will be the headquarters of the order. Sir Charles Dilke sweats by the Book that he never kissed nor made love to Mrs. Crawford, so lie is to be given another chance. The Vermont Prohibitionist State con vention has put in nomination a full ticket, with Prof. 11 . M. Seeley at the head for governor. The committee on ways and means have agreed to Morrison's resolutions pro viding for the adjournment of Congress sine die on the 28th. A colored Georgia ravisher was com pelled bv a mob of white and black men to climb a tree and hang himself. His body was then riddled with bullets. At Tuesday's sessions of the supreme lodge Knights of Pythias, at Toronto, Canada, a charter was granted to the grand lodges of Montana and Dakota. The proposition of the Union Pacific to put on a limited express between Chicago and San Francisco has been abandoned, the other roads refusing to co-operate. In an address before the Senate Wednes day Senator Logan gave Murat Halstead, editor of the Cincinnati Commercial , a go ing over for his attacks upon public men. The fortification appropriation bill which appropriates $620,000 for the amendment and repairs ol the sea coast fortifications, passed the House on Monday. Last Saturday was the hottest day ol the season in northern Texas. Reports from various points show that the thermometer registered from 100 to 120 degrees in the shade. Royalist rioting at Marseilles, France, continued Wednesday. I. he military at midnight charged the mob, capturing -mo rioters and turning them over to the custo dy of the police. A Spokane Falls special says: The Ca lispel Indian scare lias subsided and the troops have been ordered home. It now looks as though there had been no founda tion for the excitement. At the meeting of the Colorado pool in Chicago recently the Burlington A: Mis souri River railroad revoked its withdraw al with the understanding that the Central Pacific would maintain rates. The city of Albany, N. Y., celebrated its two hundredth anniversary this week. Immense crowds of people thronged the citv. Fifty bronze memorial tablets, mark ing historical spots were erected. The trial of the Anarchists at Chicago, is dragging its weary length along. Spies shown by the testimony to have been the plotter and instigator of the infernal conspiracy to institute a reign of terror in the city of Chicago. The main building of the State Soldiers* Orphans' Home at Kniglitstown, Ind., was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon. No loss of life or injury to any person oc curred. The loss is about $90,000, on which there is $25,000 insurance. A special from Matamoras, Mexico, to the St. Louis Globe-Democrat says: "It is reported here that Col. Harnandez had captured fifteen revolutionists, among them the leader Adolfo Gonzalez, whom he had hanged. Troops are in hot pursuit of the flying revolutionists. A severe hail, wind and rain storm be gan Tuesday evening near Pine It blew ! to son ily 10 ed a Wyoming, extending six miles east and two miles west of that place, down thirty telegraph poles, caused washout of the Union Pacific track, un roofed several houses, but hurt no person. In London the Dllke-Crawford divorce case is occupying the public mind to a greater extent than the resignation ot Gladstone. It «» «hown by the evidence that Mrs. Crawford disliked her hege lord because he was too old, and that in order to obtain a legal separation from him »he purposely committed adultery with Sir Charles Dilke. IN HI M AN TKKATMEM-. in its in oc on to is had be A Free Love Colony In Caui.ien Cbiuity. X. .1. Living on Crocked Com. J I ■\ Philadelphia dlsjliUoh »ays tint Pi os- 1 ecutor of the Pleas Jenkins, of Camden j of County New Jersey, has been called upon to investigate a ease of alleged inhuman | on treatment of two boys at the liar monial i Home Ancora, a small place in the pines | twenty-live miles from Cumdtn on the Camden and Atlantic Railroid. The Iiarmonial Home was started by J. Madi son Alien as a free love institution about fifteen years ago. He intended to form a community similar to the one at Oneida, New York. A dress worn by men amt women alike consisted of a single garment from the neck to the ankle» buttoned down the back and tied at the waist. Allen had one lawful and one or two un lawful wives. Six months ago Allen's community was increased by a family named Bronson, who came from Russell, Mas*. The fam ily consisted of Bronson, a daughter, aged 10 years; two sons, aged 13 and if, and a 2-vear old baby. The property they had was turned over to the community. During the winter the boys were oblig ed to beg food from the neighbors, and one of them has been sheltered by a man named Spalding for some time. Some of the food was exhibited by the boys. It proved to be corn mashed in a mill and baked with water. A sample was sent to Prosecutor Jenkins, along with a state ment that the boys were bong slowly starved to death. An investigation will be made at once. Suicide Xear Anaconda. David M. Reese, a well known rancher, living about four miles east of Anaconda, was found dead in his cabin Wednesday afternoon about 2130 o'clock by Morgan Evans. lie had committed suicided by hanging, lie had evidently been hanging several days, as when found decomposition had far advanced. Deceased had been on a spree for a month past witich probably unsettled his brain and caused him to com mit tile rasli act. Montana Ko«<t Aif-nts. A St. Paul Pioneer Press special says at noon Saturday six mounted and masked highwaymen robbed Her Majesty's mail coacli near Humboldt Station obtaining $20,000 from the mail bags. The coach had left Queppelc tridav. it is reported the driver was killed. It is supposed to ire the work of Montana road agents. Mount ed police are scouring the country. Gladstone Gives Way to Salisbury. When Gladstone's messenger returned from ()«bornc with the Queen's acceptance of his resignation of the ministry, he noti fied Iris colleagues. Gladstone will not pro ceed to Osborne to personally surrender to the Queen the seals ol office until Her Maj esty shall have appointed his successor. It is officials' announced that tire Queen will summon Salisbury for the new ministry. Aninestv for the Half-Breeds. from He tire on in of M. to be ot and un a ot lord »he Sir Canada Ua.dtc of the 17th contained a proclamation granting amnesty to all per sons connected with the Northwest rebell ion e cept those who committed homicide otherwise than in actual conflict. I lie provincial elections are now approaching and this proclamation will undoubtedly tend to retain the support of the French Canadians. X« Rank For Women. The Supreme Lodge, K. ol P., at »1 recent sc »«ion in Toronto Canada, decided that it was inexpedient at the present time to take any measures looking to the estab lishment of a rank for ladies. A large committee was appointed to assist in en acting a memorial in honor of Samuel Holder Hines, who lost his life while en deavoring to rescue a friend from a buttl ing building. spark's Latest Order. • A Bozeman special to the hub pendent savs: The local land office here has re ceived instruction from Sparks that the supervision of filings on the odd sections in the ceded portion of the Crow reserva tion has been raised. All entries will now be received and al! lands within the 4 o-mile limit will be $2 5° per acre. A Loaded Gun. At Bangor Me , on July tyth, Henry, a two-year-old son of J. A Bicknell, shot and instantly killed his sister Mattie, aged 13 years. The boy picked up a gun and not knowing H was loaded, payfully pointed it at his sister when it vas discharged. The boy was rendered insme by the affair. IMUSOX REFORM, Work of ttie Conferenee of Charities anil Correction At the Sunday sesiort of the conference of Charities held at St. Paul, in Plymouth Church, the two following papers on Pris on Reform were read : Of the two regular papers the first was a report by Rcv.J. L. Milligan, of Aileghan, Penn., delegate at ire to It will from Pensylvania to the International Prison Congress held in London in 1S72. He said : President Cleveland, as well as tire National Prison Association, commis sioned me to tire third 1 nternational Pris on Congress, held at the close of last year in Rome, where it met on the invitation of the King of Italy. Its sessions were opened and held in the Palace of Fine Arts. M. Depretis was made President, and spoke the welcome of Italy. The number of delegates from Europe, Asia, England and America was large and made up of expert cnced men. The session continued eight days. Tiie display of prison products of every conceivable manufacture occupied nine large halls in the Palace of fine Arts. Models of twenty-eight cells from various countries, made after actual dimensions and style of occupancy, were built in the grounds of the Palace. The questions treated and conclusions reached, pertained to criminal jurisprudence, prison discipline and preventative measures. Tire proceed ings will make two large volumes and can be secured through our Secretary of State. These only can give a fair idea of the breadth and importance of this Congress. The next one will convene in St. Peters burg. The second paper by Gen. Brinkerhofi', ot Ohio. Itembodied such principles of prison reform as arc recognized as axioms by all leading penologists. The dominant idea in the creation of prisons should be the protection of society by the reforma tion or permanent detention of prisoners. Vengance is not tanable under the Chris tian dispensation and experience has shown that it is not effective in the refor mation of prisoners. One of the require ments is tire intermediate sentences under which criminals are sent to prison as moral hospitals from which they are not to be discharged until they are cured. A gener at discussion followed, in which a number of delegates spoke briefly Church Saints, said States ing to and tinues press of land the the and under tion said of of the they all tion and A .Murdered for Love. a per lie »1 time large en en re the will the a shot aged not affair. St. l.'au! special: The people of New Richland, Minn., are in a fever over a douille tragedy enacted there, llenry Young, a respectable young man of the place, killed Mary Disclier. Two shots were fired, each taking effect in lier breast and causing almost instant death. Young then put the muzzle of the revolver in his mouth and took his own life. The young woman was iS years old and her murderer 3 4 . For some time Young had been seeking Miss Diselier's hand in marriage, but was repeatedly refused. On the occa sion in question lie told her that he had come to ask her hand for the last time. Upon being refused he commlted the mur der and suicide without further reply. The dead girl's mother and sister were eye-witnesses to the tragedy. The Eiiriucii Will. A San Francisco dispatch says: The carmen's strike on the North Beach and Mission A City Railroads ended Saturday bv the company'* conceding the demands of the strikers. All the men whose dis charge led to the strikes were reinstated. Roth lines are running a full force of cars. The trouble encountered by the companies during the strike was the work ot outsid ers, not the strikers. Cattle ami Crops Suffi "Ing. Dispatches from the Indian Territory »av : The drouth still continues over nearly the whole of the Territory. The ranges are rapidly being ruined and prairie fires are already burning in every direction. The Murrian lias broken out among the cattle in several localities, and many are dying. Unless they have rain soon a reg ular epidemic among the stock is feared. A dispatch from Topeka says the present drouth in Kansas is the severest the state has known since 1S73. Mrs. Gen. Grant. on Mrs. M. S. Grant, wife of the late Gen eral Grant, has recently been in Cincin nati under the care of a surgeon for the removal of a tumor whose presence had been known to her intimate friends for some time, fears being entertained that it would cause death- She is said to have undergone a very successful operation and departed asking that her visit should be kept a profound secret. OIT WITH POLVtiAMV. Proclamation by Governor West, of the Territory of Etait. of be has be Whereas, Within this Territory an or ganization of religionists, denominated the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, known also as the Mormon Church, Iras its tread and form Irere, amt said body ha« heretofore sent and now has missionaries in every State in tire United States and in foreign countries, proselyt ing to its faith and inducing its converts to immigrate to and settle in tire Territory, and immigration has heretofore and con tinues to come into the Territory; and Whereas, Such church in its places of worship through its public teachers and press openly proclaims the right and duty of its members to violote the law of the land upon the subject of marriage: and Whereas, The chief officers of said body, the Presidency are now in biding avoiding process of the courts, under the charge of the violation of said law, and others of its prominent members, Apostles, Bishops and Teachers are confined in prison under conviction and sentence for vhala tion of said law, and Whereas, A great expense is necessarily incurred and our courts continually crowded with the trial of offenders against said la.v, now therefore I, Caleb W. West, Governor of Utah Territory, while disclaiming ail right to in terfere with the religious belief of any, vet recognizing the duty of all to obey the law of the land, do hereby make proclamation of the foregoing fact and warn violators of the law as to the marriage relation that they do incur and subject themselves to heavy fines and imprisonment, and warn all well disposed persons from associating themselves with any persons or organisa tion for the purpose of immigrating to this Territory to enter into or maintain any marriage relation other than that allowed and sanctioned by. law, or to aid or abet others in so doing. Salt Lake, July 16th, 1886. Caleb W. West, Governor; By the Governor. Arthur L. Thomas, Secretary Utah Territory. MEXICAN TROEBLES. A Small Band of Revolutionists Attnck Trains and Raid Randies. New a the his been occa had time. mur were The and dis cars. nearly ranges fires the are reg feared. state A Matamoras special says: The up train on the Matamoras A: Monterey Railroad was attacked by revolutionists at Capote station a few days since. Over fifty pas sengers were on the train, among them delegates to the Congressional College from Revnosa, Mier, Cnmargo, Guerro and other up-river towns; several army officers and their ladies. When it reached Capote, according to a telegram from the customs guard to the Collector of Cus toms, it was attacked by Innocenr.io Tano and Adolfo Gonzales, at the head of fifty revolutionists or bandits, and the passen gers were robbed of all their arms, but it is not stated whether any of them were hurt. Col. Projedis Covassas, witli a force of cavalry arrived at the station within an hour after the train had passed, hut found that Tapias' men had also left. It is thought that he is pressing them closely, though no account of the fight lias been obtained. The Revolutionists are raiding all the ranches. The revolution appears to be spreading in the State of Neuvoleon. Advices from Yrea Tamauiipas state that there have been revolutionary riots there in which three men were killed and Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Echuretta, Commissioner of the State Government, was wounded. Prominent Ctiellerists have all ben driven from the place and have taken refuge at Escandon. Excitement ran high in. New Laredo, caused by the sensational reports coming in from Mier and Guerro. it is said that the whole country in that section is in arms and that recruits are going there from the American side of the river. Approaching Water Famine. A Denver dispatch says: There lias been no rain in Colorado during the past three months, and in consequence the riv ers are drying up and crops, ranchmen and stock, as well as families, are suffering greatly for water. What little water re mains in the Platte River is taken out by the Highline Ditch Company, above Den ver, causing the ranchmen lower down great drought. The farmers held a meet ing here Saturday, protesting against the Gen- action of the ditch company, and petition The same the had for it have should ing the Governor for relief, evening the State officials issued an order to the State Engineer directing him to shut off the supply of water above the city ior irrigating purposes until the domestic wants of the farmers lower down are satis fied. It has been raining in the mountains as well as east and south and the opinion is that the drought is at an end.