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Issued Every Evening, Except Sunday.
M. A. BERGER. Manager.
26 West Granite street. Butte City, Mont.
Per year, by mail, in advance ......57 50
By carrier, per month ............. « 73
Semi-Weekly, per vear, in advance.. 2 00
Subscribers' who ao not receive the
paper regularly are requested to notify
this office.
Official Paper of Silver Bow County.
MONDAY. AVGUST 21. 1899.
During the past six months Germany
lias issued stocks to the amount of $400,
000.000. A leading German paper thinks
Flieh an issue in so short a time will lead
to a commercial collapse, and warns its
country of the danger. Well. Germany
may be in danger. Such an issue would
not excite a single remark here in Amer
ica. where the monthly average is about
six times as great as the German aver
age. It is a very dull month when $400.
000,000 of stock is not placed on the mar
ket in this country. But this is a bigger
country than Germany, and though it
may not have so much money as some of
its European money-lending friends, it
gives a show to what it has. But it is
well enough that warning notes should he
occasionally sounded. They set people
thinking, and. possibly, may save them
from commercial collapse.
The United States, as well as Ger
many, are creating property on paper
very fast—much faster than the increase
in the real money of tiie world justifies.
The real money is gold, a fact that will
be recognized when it is understood that
every evidence of debt in the civilized
world is payable in gold—in gold alone.
There is enough of the yellow stuff to go
round as long as but little paper is pre
sented at a time. But no one cares for
the gold as long as a man knows lie can
get it when wanted. Paper is more con
venient to carry and handle, but there is
a limit to the issue of paper, and German
financiers are sounding warning notes
because $400,000,000 of paper has be n
issued in their country during the past
six months.
The speculation pace is not so fast in
the United States as it was some time
«go. It is slowly slacking. There are
fewer combines and syndicates being
formed than three months ago, and the
stock issued is more nearly at the cash
values of the properties. In other words,
stock is not so freely watered, as for
merly, arrfl holders derive some little
profit from dividends. People of small
means are enabled to secure an interest
in large properties which yield fair in
terest on their investment. But the pro
moters of trusts who water their stock
to two or three times its volume are the
ones to be feared. They are a menace
to any country. The German warning
note may be intended for them.
During the fiscal year ended June 30
last, the United States exported nearly
two doilors' wortli of goods to one dol
lar's worth it imported. In other words,
our sales to foreigners nearly doubled
our purchases from them. That is a good I
showing. It is the balance in trade in j
favor of a people which makes them j
rich. The individual who sells twice as '
much as he buys is the man who makes
the money. It is the same with a nation,
and it is not strange that the past year
lias been one of extraordinary prosper
ity in the United States. And why should
it not be a prosperous one?
Our people sold to foreign countries
last year $1,327,2(13,088 worth of stuff, they
bought only $697,116,834 worth, the prin
cipal articles being sugar, coffee, chemi
cals, hides and skins, manufactured cot
ton. crude rubber, raw silk, manufac
tured fibres, manufactured silk, raw
fibres, fruits and nuts, jewelry and dia
monds, manufactured wood, iron and
steel, unmanufactured wood, furs and
their manufactures and tin, the cost of
•the several articles running from about ;
$95,000,000 for sugar down to nearly $12,
000.000 for tin. We consumed about
$ 10 , 000,000 worth of unmanufactured to
bacco, bought nearly $7,000,000 worth of
copper and a little over $5,000,000 worth
of raw cotton. All these figures are
taken from the latest- returns of the
treasury department.
As the United States have to depend
upon foreign producers for seven-eighths
of our sugar, all our tea and coffee and
rubber, and most of our silk and tobacco,
it goes without saying that our imports
Of these articles should be very la'ge.
We buy about the same amount of for
elgn silk and cotton fabrics year after
year, so we do not lose nor gain by the
Dingley tariff in that direction. Better
times are indicated by the purchase of
$17.649.446 worth of jewelry and diamonds
in 1S99, against a purchase of only $3.559'
567 in 1S97. We bought tin—not tin plate
—but the metal with which the plates
are coated, to the amount of $11,S43,357.
Practically all our tin comes from
abroad, and its imports are proofs of the
increased strength of American tin-plate
But where the Dingley-Allison tariff
shines, and the Wilson-Gorman make
shift drops to zero in the minds of our
people is in the matter of wool. Under
the present tariff we imported during the
fiscal year ended June 30 last, unmanu
factured wool to the value of $8,322.897.
Under the Wilson-Gorman fraud in 1S97
the United States imported and used $53,
243.191 of foreign, pauper-labor grown
wools. In this vital point the new tariff
law is doing its whole duty. Montana
wool-growers appreciate this fact.
The following excerpt, clipped from a
recent number of the New York Evening
Post, is a fair sample of the worse than
rot which is being used by a few non
administration journals to create public
sentiment against the conduct of the
Philippine war:
The feeling among the volunteers who
have been serving in the Philippines is
made clear enough when a detachment of
them escapes ihe region where the censor
ship prevails and reaches this country, as
did the Nebraska regiment and the Utah
artillery yesterday. All of the dispatches .
from San Francisco agree that the- sol- |
diers express the greatest dissatisfaction
with the management of the campaign
by General Otis, and the warmest satis
faction at I scaping from further service
in the war of conquest.
And "all of the dispatches from San
Francisco agree that the soldiers ex
press the greatest dissatisfaction." In
deed! That is a rather sweeping asser
tion. It is tantamount to saying all, or
at least a majority, of them had been
heard from and gave voice to their "dis
satisfaction." Now the fact is the Ne
braska regiment and the Utah artillery,
numbering in the aggregate 1,122 men,
gave just 45 interviews of the kind de
scribed by the Evening- Post, and which
threw that journal in the hysterics that
found expression and relief in the ex
cerpt above. That is only 4 per cent of
the whole number. It must be assumed
that tiie thousand and seventy-five who
remained silent were satisfied with the
campaign, for it does not appear that
the forty-five spoke for the rest.
Only 4 per cent! No war in witich the
American people ever engaged had fewer
grumblers, fewer fault-finders, fewer
"kickers" among those who participated
In the active dutiees of their armies,
than have returned from the Philippines.
Even Washington, had . to deal with
traitorous tones, who disparaged him j
and his patriotic lieutenants. The war of j
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1812 was prolific of fault-finders in the,
army, and burners,of red lights out of I
.... . , , * , , . , :
it. Gran, nad growlers 111 ins camp, and ;
conscieneeless critics out of it. Ho was i
accused of drunkenness at Shiloh, and of
uselessly sacrificing precious lives in the
Wildesnes. In fact, in all tiie wars which
history records, much more than 4 per
cent of the numbers actively engaged
have developed into calumniators of, and
spiteful kickers against the commanding
officer or officers in charge.
What could have been expected more
of General Otis than he lias accom
plished? He lias been victorious in every
battle fought against the Filipinos. His
losses have been insignificantly small
compared with those of tiie insurgents.
He lias iiad only 20,090 to 25,000 effective
men at his command. With that num
ber it was impossible to garrison and
hold all tiie places lie captured without
dangerously weakening his advance col
umns. No general cuuld have done it.
With his base 7,000 miles distant, Otis
has accomplished wonders. But, how
ever cautious, however circumspect, how
ever careful lie may be of tiie lives of his
men, however courageous and however
victorious he may have been, there will
always b found those in his command
ready to aver they or somebody else
could have done belter.
It is said the Boers care not to wage
an aggressive war. They want to hold
what they have and have everything to
lose and nothing to gain by a war with
Great Britain. But it seems the latter
country has a strong desire for the Boer
gold fields, and will take the refusal of
Boers to allow the gold seekers to vote as
a pretext to possess what she has the
ability to conquer. From a cold business
proposition it will pay Great Britain to
take possession of that country.
A universal tongue is being demanded
by the far seeing men of tiie world. Peo
ple do not take kindly to Volapuk. A lan
guage is wanted which has a pedigree, so
to speak, and which the governing people
of the earth speak. At a recent special
sitting of the Berlin Academy of Science
Prof. Diels favored the English as a uni
versal tongue and spoke a strong word
f or it. Independently of the Immense
political influence of North America and
Great Britain, independently even of the
numerical preponderence of the English
speaking people that tongue, the pro
fessor thought, by its very structure ap
peared destined to be the world language
of the future. He said: "It had thrown
overboard the superfluous ballast of
declination and conjugation; it had
divested itself of gender and by falling
back upon roots had become essentially ;
the language of a governing people. This
being the judgment of a German It can
be accepted as without bias.
It is questionable about yesterday's
riot in Paris having an effect upon the
Dreyfus trial. If, as predicted by press
correspondents upon tlie ground, the con
viction of Dreyfus has already been as
sured by the judges, and that the trial
is being conducted merely upon formal
lines to deceive the public and to disarm
adverse criticism of their stings, the riot
may cause the court martial to pause
long enough to see the effect the uprising
will have upon the people, and then gov
ern its action accordingly. But it \you!d
appear to those imbued with the spirit
, :
of liberty, fraternity and equality, that
justice, not prejudice, would find ex
pression even in Paris, without consult
ing the whims of a mob, or their effect
upon the masses. It is not clear, how
ever, that others, not connected with the
anarchists, were participants in the mob.
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1 ^ it eked, and, like all other
That was a pretty serious affair which
resulted in injuries to three hundred and
eighty persons. P.ut Paris mobs are not
not subject to reason and cool judgment.
The desecrations committed at the
churches eliminates all sympathy from
tiie mob, wnatever may be tiie cause of
its formation.
people, built after the French plan, will :
g0- ____ I
ome government work. With his visit- i
ig card the contractor put on the table a ■
fitly dollar bill. General Ludlow fi.vw f
Senator Carter thinks a failure to ac
eiuit Dreyfus will lead to a revolution in
France. That may be so. No one can
correctly measure the length a mercurial
A paucity of gold and a plethora of
passengers seem to be the manifest of j
returning Alaskan steamers.
The story is told that when General
Ludlow wasi stationed at Detroit in
charge of the river and harbor work, a
contractor visited 1 him who wanted to do
'Q fully.
stump of the
Then he handed the 1 burnln
bill to the contractor.
The Combination Crank.—"What are.
you doing?" asked the inquisitive man.
j "I'm working on an interesting prob
j lem," replied the man who has a passion
j for fl S u res. " New York has 25,000 barbers,
I and I am endeavoring to find out whether
the groans they bring from their victims
I Rt a given time would, if they could ail
: be put into one, produce a roar as loud as
; t p at of Niagara or not?"—Chicago Times
i Herald,
A peasant called Makaroff, who alleges
that he is the Messiah, has made Jfis ap
pearance in the Russian, province of Sam
ara, on the Volga. Makaroff is a middle
aged man, whose features are said to re
semble those attributed to Christ by early
Byzantine artists. According to Makar
off, Samara and the neighboring prov
inces are being punished by periodical
visitations of pestilence and famine, not
as the result of drought, or the scarcity of
labor, or any of the othr alleged causes,
but because of the sins and shortcomings
of the people. The new Messiah has se
lected 10 women of his following as his
special ministrants. These he calls ''the
10 wise virgins." They serve as his mes
sengers and as the exponents among the
peasantry of his peculiar views.
The Old, Old Story.—"There is one story
which every woman has told so often
that she believes it herself."
"What is that?"
"The story about some rich man she
could have married."—Boston Traveler.
The house at Falkirk, Scotland, in
which Prince Charlie slept before the his
toric battle of 1746, was recently removed.
The pulling down of the structure result
ed in an interesting find of coin«. There
are 21 old coins, mostly belonging to the
reign of George III. The most interesting
is one dater 1791, bearing on one side the
arms of the city of Edinburgh and the in
scription, "Edinburgh half-penny," and
on the other a representatation of St. An
drew, the Scottish thistle and the motto,
"Nemo me impune lacessit."
Which?—"I," said one candidate, smit
ing his breast in conscious rectitude,
"shall manage my office in the interests
of rich and poor alike."
"I," shouted the other candidate for the
same job, "am going to run things so the
poor man will get the best of it."
Carti there be any doubt as to which one,
in our age of perfect adherence to ab
stract justice, received the overwhelming
majority?—Indianapolis Journal.
This is from the Enterprise-Herald of
Abingdon, 111.: "Wes Riner has a tame
crow that spends most of its time in the
shade near I<evi Bradbury's store, talk
ing politics and criticising the mill
inery worn by the ladies who pass.'
How It Happened.—Jones—What a fun
ny-loo'kng house that is across the street.
Smith—Isn't it an oddity, though? I
understand the owner instructed the con
tractor to follow all tiie plans suggested
by his wife.—Ohio State Journal.
Two Occasions for Tears.—"The Lon
don Globe," in speaking of Miss Alice Mc
Mahon, 105 years of age, who recently left
here to visit her old home.in Ireland, says:
"The old lady wept when she was in
formed' that she had reached Ireland, and
again in the course of the interview with
the Daily Mail correspondent."
A Ready Answer.—"I am so ambitious."
sa.d the egotistical man. "that some day
you may see me bring the earth home." '
"If you bring it on your feet," cautioned
his meek wife, "don't forget that the door
mat stands in the vestibule, and that the
last time these- halls were scrubbed l did
it myself.'—Chicago News.
When a crowd of citizens of Beechburg,
Ky., enraged at the bulekr.g of a Mor
mon church in that town, were about to
set fire to it, they learned that the edifice
had just been insured in view of this very
contingency. They accordingly chopped
the church to pieces, taking care that no
pltce of the timber could lie used again,
and if none of the- splinters aie used to
make bonfires of the elders will probably
Jose their insurance.
One' Idea of Warfare.—"I thought you
were going to make an attack on the
Americans," exclaimed the Filipino com
mander severely.
"V. e meant to, but we were hindred.
We couldn't find any flag of truce to wave
so as to enable us to conduct our opera
tions in safety."—Washington Star.
A Kansas man who recently visited Pu
get Sound says he was sadGy disappointed
in the battle ship Iowa. "I expected,"
said he, "to see a vast mountain of iron
and steel, with great guns sticking out
in every direction, while from her bowels
would come continuously a deep, hoarse
growl like a bulldog ha II! cd of its pray,
Instead it looked more 1'ke a raft with lit
tie houses and eheeseboxes set on it, and
the only growling we heard was from the
no n- e o m m i s-s.i on e d o fit c e r
couldn't come aboard.'
who said we
New Orleans Times-Demoerat: "Tiie
tracing of counterfeits back to the 'shov
el'' is curious and exciting work," said an
ex-government employe. "One day back
in the seventies a bank clerk in Cincin
nati detected a 'queer' $20 bill in the de
posit of a small retail grocer. He sent for
me and I started to work. I found that
the grocer had received tiie bill from a
shoe dealer, who had it from a dentist,
who had it from somebody eifee, and so
on. until I finally traced it to an invalid
woman who had used it to pay her phy
sician. When questioned she said the
money had b. en sent to her by her broth
er, who lived in New Orleans. I looked
UP her brother's pedigree and was certain
I had my man. He had a bad record, was
tiie proprietor of a dive, and was ju.-t the
sort of a person likely to be a confederate
of counterfeiters. I came here with the
handcuffs in my pocket, but as th : ng 3
turned out I was a little premature. The
. n ? al ? J H T JVe , d t0 my fompletc satisfaction
that he had received the money as rent for
a small house he owned in Pittsburg.
That was discouraging, but I couldn't
give up after going so far, and took the
next train for Pittsburg. The tenant of
tiie house turned out to be a traveling
oculist, who spent most of his time on the
road. He was then away in the west, but
I saw him on his return and he at once
recognized the bill. It had been given
him by a patient in Cincinnati, the very
point from which I started. The patient
was a boss carpenter. I got his address
from the oculist and made a bee line for
H' ie clt > % . 1 h t ad a Premonition that some
" as g ? ln %l° ha PP pn >
and 1 " asn . c disappointed. Ihe carpen
a cab couI'd carry me, and found it closed.
He bad skipped. Afterward it was: shown
beyond question that lie was the regular
agent of the gang. His shop was a mere
blind. That the bill which he gave 1 tiie
carpenter should get back again into his
own till after traveling ail around the
continent was one of those miracles of
chance for which there is no explanation."
$1.50 and $2.00 boys' tan
at Holbrook's.
fitoos for $1.00
She Cannot Sing
The Old Songs
When there're so many pretty and
musical new ones, if she is up-to
date, any more than an artist can
play on an old hack number piano,
when the ones made by the Kimball
Company have such an exquisite
tone and great volume, as well as all
the perfections of the piano makers'
art. Make your home attractive
with a Kimball piano. We are sell
ing them at low prices, and on easy
219 North flaln St., Butte.
The San Francisco
Work Guaranteed and Prices Reasonable
Teeth Extracted Without Pain. Parties at a
distance given five days notice.
14 West Park St.
The busy housewife has no lime to con qver the advertisements In a
morning paper. If she has, she ca nnot arrange her housework In a moment
so that she can go down town to take advantage of the bargains offered.
When she reads of bargains In an evening paper, however, she makes pre
parations to start early next morning, and a large percentage of those early
morning shoppers who struggle for the first places at the bargain counters
are the readers of the evening paper, and not, as might be supposed, the
readers of the morning paper.—Binghamton (N. Y.) Herald.
Is the boring of the new artesian well at !
Crystal Springs. The plan of sinking !
this well is based upon the principle of
the Pennsylvania coal oil field wells. The !
management will be pleased to show all
visitors the sinking and the operation of
the machinery. The machinery for sink
ing this new well is operated day and
night, and the management will have an
electric light at the well, so that all vig- I
itors may sce_ tiie working of tiie well !
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Mountain House Coal, Trail Creek, !
during the night.
Children's Williams & Hoyt's chocolate
shoes, sizes 4 to 11, $1.50 value now 85c at
To Patrick W. Murray and the estate of
Nicholas Ayers, your heirs, executors,
administrators and assigns:
You are hereby notified that the under- i
signed, your co-owners, in acco: dance 1
with the provisions of section 2321 of the I
Revised Statutes of the United States. :
expended in labor and improvements c.n i
the Lottie quartz lode mining claim, situ- j
ate In the Su ;.nmit Valley mining distri
Silver Bow county, Montana, the notice 1
of which is recorded in book "G." at page 1
13S, of the records of lode claims of said i
county, the sura of twenty-fine ($25) doi- j
lars in the years 1895, 1S96. 1S97 and 1898, '
in representing the said lode claim for the
said years, said payment covering ihe
portion of the representation of said
claim, which belong to your interest, and
that of the undersigned. And if within
90 days after the completion of the ser
vice of this notice by publication, you
fail or refuse to pay the undersigned your
proportion of the said representation
work, your share (P. W. Murray) $100,
and the estate of Nicholas Ayers $25, for
representing work in the year 1898 , ac
cording to your interest in the said min
ing claim, that your interest in tiie said
lode claim will become the property of
the undersigned in accordance with the
provisions of said section 2324 of the Re- j
vised Statutes of the United States. !
Butte, Mont., June 1, 1899.

Second Judicial District of the State of j
Montana, in and for Silver Bow County, j
In the matter of the estate of P. A.
Largey, deceased. j
^ T - F. Cobban having filed his petition
herein praying for an order authorizing
and directing Lulu F. Largey, as admin- j
istratrix of the estate of said deceased, j
to execute and deliver a deed of convey- i
ar.ee under a certain agreement hereto- ■
fore executed by order of this court for 1
the sale of certain real estate of said de
cedent 1'or the purposes therein set forth.
It is therefore ordered by the judge of
said court that all persons interested in
the estate of said deceased appear be
fore the said district court on Saturday,
the 23d day of September, A. D. 1899, at 2
o'clock ]). in. of said day, at the court
room of said district court, at the court
house in the said county of Silver Bow,
to show cause why an order should not !
be made granting said petitioner the re
lief prayed for in said petition, together
with such other and further order in the .
premises as shall be necessary. j
it is further ordered that a copy of this
truer be published at le tst four successive
weeks in the Inter Mountain, a newspa- :
per printed and published in the said |
county of Silver Bow, at least once in i
each week, and that a copy of this order j
be served upon Lulu F. Largey, adminis- !
tratrix of the estate of said P. A. Largey,
deceased, at least 30 days before the said
day of hearing.
Dated this 19th day of August, A. D.
By the court:
District Judge.
Attorney for Petitioner.
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If you are going to paper one room,
or the whole house, it will pay you
to call and examine the new de
sign® which we have just received.
Our stock includes every kind of
wall paper from the simplest design
to the most elaborate embossed ef
fi cts. The right buying of wall pa
per is the d.fference between an ar
t.stic home and an ordinary house.
Ihr- danger of wrong buying is elim
inated when seictions are made at
our store.
14 w. Broadway.
Under State Supervision. |
. p ays 5 per cent, on savings depos- $
its, interest compounded quarterly. :,)i
Pays 7 net- cent, on time certifl
cates of deposit, not subject to it
check. ;W
Issues savings certificates on build- $
ing and loan plan with definite time ■'!)!
of maturity and definite payments, -t
Loans on real estate to be repaid 'a,
in monthly installments running
from One to Ten Years, to suit bor- i*
Trustees—Lee Mantle, president; $
Chas. Schatzlein, vice president; -ill
Fayette Harrington, treasurer;
Charles R. Leonard, attorney; A. B. Vv
Clements,secretary; F. Aug. Heinze, %
Henry Mueller, Frank W. Haskins, if
James H. Monteith. p)l
John A. Creighton.........President y
G. W. Stapleton......Vice President ■?■»
T. M. Hodgens...............Cashier $
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Paid in Capital ..............$100,000 $
Surplus and Undivided profits 50,000
Under state supervision and juris- ili
diction. Interests paid on deposits, -f
Sells exchange available in all tiie : 'f.
principal cities of the United States i*
and Europe. Collections promptly $
attended to .
Transact General Banking Business ji);
Directors—J. A. Creighton, Oma- -iji
ha; G. W. Stapleton, A. H. Barret, jk
10. D. Leavitt, S. V. Kemper, T. M.
Hodgens. if
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Cor.Main and Park Sts.,Butts : |
W. A. Clark.
J. Ross Clark
(Successors to Clark & Larabie.)
Transact General Banking Business $
Buy gold dust, gold bars, silver $
bullion and local securities. . 1)1
Boxes for rent in the only safety S'
deposit vault in the city. ' •>
Sell exchange available in all of $
the principal cities of the United $
States and Europe.
Special attention given to collc-c- '•if
tion9. X
r •farSir'i.r >=r'
Andrew J. Davis ..........President k
James A. Talbot......Vice President : f.
E. B. Weir.ek................Cashier '-' J>
George Stevenson....Assist. Cashier
Transact General Banking Business
Foreign Exchange—We draw di
rect on all the principal cities of Eu
rope and issue our own letters of
credit, available in all parts of the
world. Special atetntion given to
. collections.
27 North Main Street, Butte
Marcus Daly. 1 * 1 . Donahoe
Butte ------ Montana
Transact a general banking busi
ness. Sell exchange available on the
principal cities of the United States
and Europe. Collections promptly
attended to.
JOSEPH V. LONG, Cashier.
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