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mm VOL. VI. DILLON, BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, M. T., SATURDAY, JULY 31, *886. No. 31. MONTANA CONDENSED. Co le' s circus appears in Anaconda August 12th. Glendive is enjoying a little building boom this year. The Anaconda band gives Sunday alter ternoon concerts. The rails and cars for the Helena street railway are on their way westward. The assets of Camp Brothers, who failed at Billings recently., foot up $50,000: lia bilities, $35>°°° Work on the Helena \ Red Mountain line is progressing as actively as 120 teams and four hundred men can rush it. A deadly disease has broken out among seine new cattle just »hipped into the Gal latin. The band has been quarantined. The watter is getting so low in some of the creeks in Ibis section that fish have to get out on the shore and walk.—Maiden Arktis. The Montana Northern Railroad, to run from Great Falls to the Canadian line, will be located next month and the contracts let by fall. There is some talk of starting a county division paper in Missoula county at Stevensville, and also a Democratic paper at Missoula. Smith who was shot by Jake Harris at Great Falls, is reported to lie recovering. Jake was examined and discharged on the evidence of self-defense. Frank Hicks, of Wicks, has been bound over in the sum of $750 to the next term of the Helena court to answer to the charge of horse stealing. Anaconda Review: We have a horse race each evening about sun down in front of the depot, which draws a crowd of from 600 to a 1,000 men for each race. Last Saturday morning Lieut. Wm. H. Moore, of Ft. Assinaboine, was found sit ting his chair dead. Heart disease is sup posed to be the cause of his death. The recent rise of three cents in the price of wool will increase the profits of the Montana sheep raisers by fully $250, 000 this year, on an estimated product of 8, 000,000 pounds. We learn that owing to a scarcity of water, the well at Nine Mile coulee is locked and that freighters and others are charged ten cents a span for water for their animals.— River Press. A large number of people were made deathly sick from drinking lemonade, at a Methodist festival held at Anaconda last week. Tartaric acid and a copper bottom ed wash boiler did the business. A Butte woman was struck by lightning last week, during a heavy thunder-shower, Her shoes were ripped off iter feet, but be yond a severe cut on the head, received when she fell, she was almost unharmed. The natural anarchist, the notorious Bo hemian Jandos, who was ordered out of Bozeman is making trouble at Anaconda. The people of that community will exer cise a wonderful degree of forbearance it they do not lynch Jandos. Grasshoppers in large numbers arc re ported down the Yellowstone, depositing their eggs and gradually moving west. From present indications the plague will strike the rich grain fields of Gallatin val ley next season.— Courier. An Englishman named John Jones went horseback tiding from Livingston last Friday, and as his horse was found cn the other side of the river with its saddle and blankets wet, while Jones could not be found, it is supposed that he was drowned. The Maiden Argus gave three columns of its space last week to the expose of the doings of the collar mining and improve ment Co. The paper claimes that the com pany was one gigantic swindle, and that there is due the public school fund from the company, under the Territorial law, %7.Sœ. If there is anyone in this wild, wide west for whom we feel sincerely sorry, it is the conductor of the Park branch. Many ot his passengers are exacting Englishmen, »nd the majority the tenderist kind of pil grims, who ask the silliest questions and Me continually complaining.—Bozeman Cirouicle. Thursday morning, of last week, J. W. Moore shot and killed Joe Henderson, pro prietor of a clothing house at Butte, and »hen killed himself. The tragedy was en ®cted in Henderson's store and the weap on used was a double-barrelled shotgun, "ith barrel is and stock sawed off short, a nd which Moore had concealed in a roll 01 blankets. In an ante-mortem statement, Moore claims that Henderson had been kindling and defrauding him for several > e »s, and that he could get no satisfaction 0ut him, so pursued him to the death CTRRENT NEWS NOTES. t Hnili-il Down trr 1 the I.:itt Telegrams.) Abbe Li»zt, pianist, is dangerously ill at Bayrenth. General Baron Wilson, military govern or of Berlin, is dead. Maximilian Wolfgang Ducker, the Ger man historian, is dead. Edwin Booth, thj celebrated actor, will leave the stage, next season. The Grant Monument fund now amounts to nearly $150,000. I be House has agreed to the appropria tion tor private secretaries to Sanators. Stephen Brodie made a successful jump from the Biooklvn bridge, a few days since. The sundry civil service appropriation bill passed the Senate with numerous amendm nt». A circular is being issued in Fans which shows the hopelessness of the Panama canal scheme. The London press, with few exceptions, indorse the verdict of the jury in the Dilke Crawford ease. The Mexicans are »til! very excited over the recent outbreak and are engaged in ssing troops at Paso del Norte. Thc sundry civil bill as amended by the Senate appropriates $3,106, $850 more than the house bill, or $24,418,375 in the aggre gate. A committee is being appointed in New York to reorganize the Texas Pacific rail way in the interest of the Denver »Y Rio Grande. The theater at Tinnevvelley, Britisli India, has been destroyed by fire. One hundred Hindoos were killed and many wounded. Reports from Wyoming indicate that while in some sections the drouth has been disast rous, the Territory as a whole lias not suffered. The Greeley scandal lias been reopened by the publication of Lieut. Kislingbury, but no new matter material to the case is brought out. It is stated that Lord Randolph Church ill lias accepted the position of chancellor of the exchequer and leader in the House of Commons. Col. Nelson, now serving a sentence for embezzlement while Collector of Customs at Corpus Christi, lias liecn pardoned by the President. The Senate Naval Committee has striken out the House provision authorizing the purchase of armor or machinery abroad for the new cruisers. Prince Leopold, of Brazil, was scared out of what little wit he had in New Y ork harbor by a feint at blowing up Ids yacht, a practical joke on his nibs. Secretary Lamar purposes to visit the Indian reservation and inspect the Gov ernt land interests in the West, soon after the adjournment of Congress. Late advices from the coast of Labrador are to the effect that the suffering of the inhabitants is on the increase and that star vation and death are common. It is believed that twenty persons were killed and eighty wounded in the riots Sunday and Monday, caused by the police preventing the "eel killing" games at Am sterdam. Willie Sells, of Erie, Kansas, who butch ered father, mother, brother and sister, was found guilty of murder in the first degree It is hoped the drouth hasn't effected the Kansas hemp crop. A Nogales special to the • llobc-Democrat says the Mexican trouble lias been settled by the release of Editor Cutting on order of the supreme court Chihuahua, and the ai rest of the other fellow. The deficiency appropriation bill passed by the Senate shows an increaae of $1.892,143 over the aggregate appropria tion made by the house bill, making the total appropriation tor deficiencies $4,807, 15S. The convention between England and China has been signed at Pekin. By the terms of the convention China agrees to the occupation of Burmah by the Englisl and promises to encourage trade between China and Burmah. WassifBey, who lias arrived at Cairo from the Soudan, reports that Kahrtoum has been razed by the rebels. He believes a force marching to establish the Khedive s authority, would how meet with a welcome, rather than a resistance. The anarchist and socialistic sympa thisers held an indignation meeting Chicago last Wednesday night to protest against the press prejudging the cases on trial. The police preserved order and 1e pressed the red flag feature of the occasion met the the tee ing in to MONTANA SCNI»AY SCHOOL WORK. Fourth Cnion Sunday Sellout Convention lVrmatiriit Organization jv, trrtnl. A Jefterson Gallatin— Meagher The Cnion Sunday School convention at the Baptist Church in Helena on 23d inst., and after the opening exer cises, a permanent organization was per fected bv the election of Rev. R. E. Smith president and A. E. Bunker secretary for ensuing year. An executive commit representing the different denomina tions was appointed as follows: Baptist--J. W. Wade. Congregational— G. S. Appleton. Christian—M. Bullard. Episcopal—L. Y. Styles. Methodist— B. F. Marsh. Methodist Soutii—A. G. Clarke. Presbyterian—E. Sharpe. The following vice presidents, represent the several counties of the territory, were appointed: Silver Bow—J. E. Rickards. Lewis N: Clarke—Col. Chas. Bird. Beaverhead— i 1. Knippenberg. Choteau—J. M. Largent. Madison— J. M. Herndon. -H. W. Curran. W. W. Wylie. -B. W. Badger. Deer Loijge—E. 11. Irvine. Missoula— E. J. Stanley. Custer—C. Winchester. Fergui—To be supplied. Dawson—To be supplied. Yellowstone—To be supplied. Statistical and supplementary reports were given bv representative» ot different denominations, showing the schools to be a healthy condition. W. B. Jacobs, of Chicago, and Rev. J. H. Worden, of Philadelphia, gave interesting talks on preparing and teaching Sunday School lessons. These gentlemen have almost made a life work ot Sunday School methods, and were of incalculable benefit the convention or institute. They gave addresses and "chalk talks" on difterent phases of the work, from which the Mon tanians present gained many valuable ideas. Mrs. R. H. Howev read an admirable essay (the second day) on "Primary Class Work. 1 " Rev. W. E. King, T. D. Kelsey, Rev. R E. Smith, Dr. Marelin and Rev. D. J. Me Millen were all active in promoting the success of the meeting. Resolutions were adopted thanking Dr. Worden and W. B. Jacobs for their untir ing labors; thanking the people of Helena for their hospitality ; the railroad compar. ies for courtesies, and the Helena Baptist Church tor the use of their beautiful edi fice. On the invitation of the Rev. I). J. Me Millcn it was voted to hold the next con vention at Deer Lodge. that the The and a by last a ly die far Cotton Manufacturers. An Augusta, Georgia, special says that for some time the cotton mills of this neighborhood have been disturbed by the action of the Knights of Labor in strik-s The mill presidents have organized the cotton manufacturers and others interested for mutual protection against strikes, The organization embraces the following mills: Augusta, Enterprise, Sibly, King Shamrock, Globe and Riverside, all of Augusta and Granitevilie, and the Van cluse and Langtry in South Carolina The organization will probably extend t~ all the mills in Georgia, South Carolina and adjoining states. A Highbinder Murdered. San Francisco dispatch of the 28th, says that on that afternoon Lee Chuck, a Cm' nese highbinder, shot and killed Suen Yu en another Chinese highbinder of a rival organization. llic minderer claim» he was being followed by the deceased and a number of others who intended to kill him and he killed Y uen in self-defense Chuck attempted to shoot the officer who arrest ed him, but the pistol failed to explode. On being searched at the city prison, four re volvers were found on the prisoner and his body incased in a steel chain armor. The Vanderbilt Mausoleum. The Vanderbilt mausoleum in the Mo raviaibCemetry, New Drop, Staten Island, is finished. The heavy bronze doors are in place. All that remains to be done is the completion of the macadamized road way from the receiving tomb to the sum mit of the hill on which tiie mausoleum is built. Pinkerton's detectives still keep a lonely watch over the receiving vault wherein rest the remains of the late mill ionte. _____ The Irish press makes a kick at Salis burv's appointment. STARVING INDIAN'S. A Report that the Shoshone ltitTi.iii» are Ready to Revolt. Cheyenne, Wyo., special: h is stated that the Shoshones, who for twenty years have been friends of the whites, aiding the government in fighting Sioux and other hostiie tribes, are almost starving, while the Sioux are provided for abundantly. The reservation, thirty miles square, con tains 1,500 Indians. Buffalo are extinct, and antelope exceedingly scarce. The In dians subsist oil jack-rabbits and prairie dogs which are also scarce, livery spring a large number of Shoshone children die from starvation. The supplies furnished by the government are »0 meagre as to last only a few weeks. The pretense of teaching the Indians is ridiculous, as only a single farmer is there attempting to teach them, and the seeds sent there are usually eaten for the lack of other fcod. The total amount of potatoes sent for seed is not enough to plant twenty-five acres, and about enough wheat to sow 100 acres. Ex pensive machinery is sent, which is utter ly useless as there is nothing to use it on and the Indians*are ignorant of the uses. Washakie, chief of the Shoshones, 69 years old, infirm and destitute, lias held the tribe friendly to the government. Should he die there is sure to be a revolt, and is al most out of patience. The reservation is far from the railroads. There are two companies of white infantry and one com pany of colored cavalry at Fort Washakie. The Indians could clean out the country quickly. A revolt is expected if some thing is not done shortly to relieve the starving Indians. The Hew Cabinet. of The new English Cabinet has been an nounced as follows : Secretary for War, Right Hon. William Henry Smith; First Lord of Admiralty, Lord George Hamilton ; Lord High Chan cellor, Lord Salisbury ; Secretary for India, Right Hon. Fredrick Arthur Stanley; Lord President of the Council, Viscount Cranbrook ; President of the Local Gov ernment Board, Right Hon. Henry Chap lin; President of the Board of Trade, Right Hon. Edward Stanhope; Postmas ter-General, Lord John Manners; First Commissioner of works, Right Hun. David Plunkett; Attorney-General, Sir R. E. Webster; Lord Chancellor of Ireland, Lord Ashbourn. The first three of the above are official anouncements. Pour Hop Crop. The Utica. N. Y. Herald printed reports from .the hop-growing counties of the State touching the present condition of the crops. From every quarter comes tiie same story of devastation and the same predictions of the failure ot tiie crops None of the writers estimate the yield at more than one half the usual average while most of them put it one-eighth to one-fifth. All through tiie hop-pro ducing region it is evident the vine has gone to pieces in low grounds, while up land yards are not so badly off owing to the later growth of the vine. Taking the territory into consideration, the crops will not exceed one third of the usual yield. Challis (Idaho) Messenger, 20th: The Montana Company, of Yankee Fork Dis trict, have sold to the Custer Company the contract being closed a week ago yes terday, the entire old dump of the Montana mine, consisting of over 400 tons of low grade, or third class ore, and the ore will be removed at once to the Gen. Custer Mill for reduction. The price paid was $io per ton on the dump. Tiie Montana Co. have »ix tons of 20o.ounce, or second class ore, which was mined last year, that they will ship at tiie same time for reduc tion. One of the most disastrous storms that ever visited Wyoming occurred at Pine Bluffj forty miles east of Cheyenne, las week. A flood of rain fell which deluged the surrounding country in a few minutes the water in many places running four feet deep. The wind blew down a house in course of construction, demolished a barn damaged the depot, culverts were washed out on tiie railroad, delaying trains to some extent. James Cummings, of Lander, Wyo., sen tenced to three years in the Joliet peniten tiary, is the thief captured utter a two months' chase by John Chapman, the Stinking Water horseman whose stock Cummings had got away with, and is one of the gang led bv the notorious Byers boys operating all through the Northwest ern Territories. It will be remembered that Andy and John Byers escaped at the time of the capture of Cummings. A SOCIALISTIC COLONY. The Concessions Granted by Mexico the State of Sinaloa. The Diario of lealu Mexico, publishes the plan of the Government for granting a concession for a colony on the shore of Tampalotampo Bay, Gulf of Lower Cali fornia, State of Sinaloa, an enterprise in which several thousand citizens of the United States have a large pecuniary in terest and at the head of which is Civil Engineer A. K. Owen. The document is of great length It authorizes the survey taking possession of Government lands at Tampalotampo Bay. The colony will be agricultural and industrial and will be composed of at least fifty families. It is provided that the Spanish language must be taught in the elementrav schools. The Government will pay annually for two years $120 for each family settled, and for each single person not connected witli any family the sum of $40 annually for two years. It is also provided that the com pany must run a steamer between Tam palopampo Bay and the Gulf of California and the Pacific Coast ports. It is the in tention of the projectors of the enterprise to begin the settlement in October and to establish it on Socialistic principles. Plans for laying out a city have already been prepared. THE COLORADO MIDLAND. A Huge Mountain Railway Enturpiinr I nder Way at to to in the is the A Denver, Col., dispatch states that the Colorado Midland Railroad Company has let contracts tor the grading of its road bed. The company has been engaged for some time grading between Lead ville and Aspen, and the announcement is now made that contrâtes for grading between the crossing of tiie Platte and Leadville will be shortly made. The line as project ed extends through the Ute Pass over the Hayden Divide across the range constitut ing the western rim of South Park and through the Contintental Divide by means of a tunnel 2,200 feet long. The last two summits being overcome near timber line at an elevation of 11,500 feet above sea level. The country is very rugged and a considerable portion very snowy. The ruling grades encountered are 15S feet per mile, but when completed the road will be the shortest mountain line from the Eastern base of the moun tains to Leadville, A6pen and Glenwood Springs. The length oi the line projected will he about 240 miles and the estimated cost about $S,000,000. Considerable spec ulation is afloat as to whether tiie enter prise is independent or backed by one of the East and West lines now looking toward Colorado. THE GREELEY EXPEDITION; One of the Survivor* Makes Some start ling: Revelations. Ex-Sergeant Maurice Connell, one of the survivorsof Greeley's expedition, and who has been employed in the Signal Service Department in San Francisco, Saturday re ceived his discharge from tiie army, lie asserts Dr. Pavy was falsely accused with stealing food when the suspicion pointed at Greeley; that Greeley caused Henry to be shot for on offense which he condoned in others. On the subject of canibalism, lie says, that the bodies were mutilated but lie lias no knowledge who the mutilators were, because he was unsconscious a con siderable time prior to tiie rescue. An im portant statement made by Council is that the records which claim that Greeley's Ex pedition made the point "farthest north" were not authenticated, and that it is a question whether the observations on which the claim is based are not entirely erroneous. Tilt- Anaconda Company. The Butte Inter Mountain says:—111 Anaconda yesterday (Monday) 250 em ployes of tiie . Anaconda company were laid off—whether temporarily or permnent ly is not known. One half of tiie l'urn aceb arc closed down. The precise reason is not stated. At the mine the force has also been curtailed, Mr. Daly will arrive at Anaconda to-nigiit. It is believed that the reason for the change is tiiat extensive improvements are contemplated. The curtailment of Anaconda force is only temporary and is made to allow of some alteration at tiie reduction works. Four teen stacks will lie kept running, and 500 tons of ore will be treated daily. Tiie con templated improvements will be completed, Mr. Daly says in about 50 days. Opera tions will then tie resumed at full hia»t. Win. Siloli, a ten-year-old boy, is in jail at Marysville, Cala., charged with stealing cattle from hi» grandfather.