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VOL. XIX. NO. 225
Clearance Sale
221 N. HAIN ST. &
J J Just as much as 35c would do last <
1 > week, and 35c last week would do
4 > more here than any place in Butte.
Silver Handled
Curling Irons............. Now 20c ;
Rolling Blotters .......... Now 20c «
Shoe Horns...............Now 20c!
Darning Balls.............Now 20c ;
Cuticle Knives............Now 20c ;
Nail Brushes..............Now 20c.
Button Hooks.............Now 20c ]
Nail Files.................Now 20c '
The above are only a few hints
Of actual reductions made, without
regard to cost, in order that ourT
annual clearance sale shall really
make a clearance.
fFor One I
1 Dollar... I
2 A great variety of useful and il
Ç ornamental articles for Christ- .ÿ
Ip mas presents are displayed in hj
c our North window. The line •«.
£ consists of
jjjj Dressing Cases Hanicure £
5ets, Hand Decorated $
I China Figures, Vases, |
I Etc., and a great varie» ÿi
né ty of Perfumes in fancy ^
jj; packages. |
I Any Single Package
^ Successors to Parchen-D Achetiel. ^
Ç 32 North Main Strset, Butte 1
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^ 'Hr 'S*r''kb''Ur' 4 ^*'^-*
on Saturday!!
We will present each
Lady Customer with
a handsome Sou»
Sliced Peaches (In heavy«e_jj
syrup) per can..............tOCi)
\| Ritter's 1 pound cans of jamrtr_ ■ [
1 1 2 cans .......................t [
j I Old Plantation Molasses, pergQg
j » Walnuts (this year's crop, per«n_'i
pound ...................... lIC i
1 1 Walnuts (this year's crop), per ia- 1 !
pound ...................... IUC ! 1
Shaw's Pure Malt Skey, perAi ap
quart ....................
Canadian Rye, perfr 1 pa
quart ...................yLwU
McBriar's Cedar Brook, per
quart ....................$1.25 J J
Old Kentucky Whisky, per
$l. 00 jj
1 Live and Dressed Poultry, fruit and 1 »
vegetables in season.
\ ! Tel. 333

349 S. Hain St. '1
1 ,
|[ Orders Promptly Delivered j»
1 \0jhg.g* j e *j** *** j g * ** + . * ***+g . s> .» 'i I
Shut Out the Bigelow In
terests in Butte.
Increased Its Holdings a Great
Deal but it will not Effect
This District.
Meeting:of the Senate Committee Next
Friday is to Decide When and
Where the Investigation will be
Held—Wellcome Surprised.
I Special to the Tutor Mountain.
I New York, Dec. :w.—'The failure of the
1 Globe National bank does not affect the
Daly or Lewisolin interests in Butte cop
per stocks hilt simply wipes out the Bige
, low crowd and increases the Standard
iOil holdings. The Hurry is over and
Ute stocks are expected to advance.
I Conflicting reports are current concern
ing Daly's movements. Whether he will
resume active management is uncertain.
His health is splendid but his vast wealth
! may incline him to take a long rest. His
contract as manager will expire in May.
Its renewal is optional with him. It is
reported that he will return to Montana
on a brief visit early in January. Should
he retire, Hyarns will succeed him and the
company policy will undergo a change.
' A strong effort is being made to bring
I Daly and Clark together by the other
copper millionaires. It is stated that J.
B. Hagg'in no longer has a dollar invested
in Montana. The copper slump was
( caused entirely by the contraction of the
money market owing to the African war
and the scheme of the Standard Oil peo
ple to close out Bigelow and get his stock.
Never in this country was there such a
powerful combination of capitalists as
that which is now reaching out to control
the world's copper. The government it
self financially is not much stronger.
The senate committee in the Clark
case meets January 5th merely to decide
when and where to take testimony.
Speaker Stiff and oth°r anti-Clark legis
lators are already in Washington in con
sultation with Callahan, Hartman and
.Campbell, forming a plan of campaign.
They are confident. Clark's supporters
have learned the value of silence and are
talking but lhttle. They are confident.
The Wellcome disbarment decision is
characterized by Clark as the outcome of
a political plot against him. He denies
that lie corrupted anybody and challenges
an investigation. Wellcome confesses to
surprise at the action of the court and
says he paid too little attention to the
charges against him despite the character
of his accusers.
Mrs. Wellcome and Mrs. Murray have
arrived at the Waldorf. Mesdames
Geoffrey Lavell and Patrick Clark of Spo
kane are also there, all to meet their hus
Chicago's Big Fire.
Chicago. Dec. 30.—The seven story
building at Monroe and Franklin Streits,
occupied by Edward Stanwood <fc Co.,
wholesale shoes; Wooley & Co., woolens;
! Schwartz & Klein, clothiers, and two oth
: er firms was destroyed by fire early tills
morning. The loss will amount to over
: $150,000; insurance unknown. One fire
1 man was hurt by a falling w all and taken
( to the hospital. Before the fire had be. n
gotten under control the flames were
communicated to the adjoining seven
story building, No. 212 to 218 Monroe
street occupied by the J. W. Butler Paper
! company. This building w as also prac
1 tic-ally destroyed with a loss of $150.000.
This amount will bring the total loss on
the two buildings to over $300,000.

Otis' Marriage Beciee.
Now York, Pec. 30.—A dispatch to the
Hetald from Manila says; Six men of
the signal corps were attacked Thursday
at Talevera, east of Tariac. by a force of
200 Insurgents and four of them were ei
ther killed or captured.
A dispatch staling that the Filipinos
wrere harnassing the entire Lingayen
coast from Vigan to San Jacinto in small
bands and that Lieut. J. C. Gilmore and
the members of the cruiser Yorktown's
crew w ho are prisoners of the rebels, had
been separated and were witii the insur
gent bands in the northern mountains is
not believed as Gen. Young has contrary
The strength of the insurgents at Ma
talabon caused surprise to the Americans.
Merchants here are anxious to have the
campaign in Cavite province begun so
that it may be the sooner finished and the
ports be opened to trade.
Gin. Otis' recent decree authorizing
civil marriages makes no provision for
divorce. Only the Catholic reasons for
separation are recognized in the order.
Girls 12 years old and boys 14 are permit
ted to marry with the consent of their
parents, but otherwise they must be 21
years old.
In order to remove any doubt of the
status of Protestant marriages performed
during tile last year by army chaplains,
where one of the contracting parties was
a Catholic, Gen. Otis' order was made re
troactive. Native women who have
married soldiers without Catholic rites
have been ostracized by their relatives.
Justice Arellano requested the omis
sion of a divorce clause from the decree
because of the belief of the Filipinos that
the marriage tie cannot be broken.
Many Firemen Hurt,
Chicago, Dec. 30.—Fire at an early hour
to-day completely gutted the building ex
tending from 216 to 222 Monroe street,
badly damaged the building at 212, 214
'Monroe street, caused a loss aggregating
$950,000 and resulted in the injury of nine
firemen, two of them serious. The injur
ed are:
Captain Hubert O'Connor, serious.
James Wolley, serious.
William Padden.
Michael O'Hara.
Captain John Evans.
Luke Hayes.
Lieutenant Oswald.
The fire is supposed to have originated
on the 2nd floor in the work room of
Wooley & Co., wholesale woolens. 220 and
222 Monroe street, and fanned by a fierce
northwest wind spread so sapidly that
when the first fire company arrived on the
scene the whole south end of the build
ing was a mass of flames. A second and
third alarm was sent in but in spite of
the tons of water thrown into the build
ing by its engines and two fire tugs the
wind and bitter cold so hindered the fire
men that for a time the entire wholesale
district was in danger. Flames quickly
communicated to the building at 216 and
21S Monroe street, gradually spreading
east to 212 and 214 Monroe where its pro
gress was finally checked. Immense
brands were carried as far as 12lh street,
and the firemen were kept busy extin
guishing small fires on roofs surrounding
the buildings.
She Waits In Vain.
Chicago. Dec. 30.—While the lifeless
body of James W. Peletier lies at the
county morgue, a disappointed woman at
Norfolk, Va., waits for the coming of her
betrothed. It developed to-day that Pel
etier, who committed suicide Tuesday in
a cheap lodging house, was on his way
to Virginia to be married to a woman who
has waited for him for seven years. He
came to Chicago from Marysville, with a
good supply of money. But before he
had been in Chicago long his money, rail
road ticket and baggage checks were stol
en. He made his way to a hotel on Dear
born street and told his story to the pro
prietor. He deelared that he had written
to his relatives in Missouri and expected
that they would send him money to go on
with his journey in a few days. The
money did not arrive and, becoming de
spondent, he took laudanum and died at
the county hospital.
Oregon Exhibit at Paris.
Portland, Ore., Dec. 30.—Fifteen cases
of Oregon products to represent tic state
at tile Paris exposition were started to
day. This will be in addition to the 30
cases of products already sent forward
which represented grains and grasses,
fruits and specimens of commercial
woods. Tlu: shipment to-day represents
Oregon flour and manufactured cereals,
canned Columbia river salmon and Ore
gon-grown seeds. The exhibits will be
s -nt to San Francisco from which point
the Southern Pacific railroad company
will take it to Paris and exhibit i: in con
nection w;:h products of all the states
through which the Southern Pacific sys
tem runs. The mineral exhibit for Ore
gon'will go forward later through the
same channels.
Arbitrate Labor Troubles.
Chicago. Dec. 30.—A permanent arbitra
tion board to settle all differences be
tween labor unions and contractors and
the averting of the chances of labor war
practically were assured to-day. At the
meeting of the building trades council and
the building contractors council the re
port of the .1 1 • i nt conference committee
representing the two organizations was
The principal recommendation was the
establishment of a permanent arbitra
tion board. This will consist of all mem
bers and will deal with judicial difficulties
that may arise. The acceptance of the
plan settles the question of sympathetic
strikes, as if all troubles are arbitrated
there will he no necessity for any kind
of a strike except as a last resort.
A Temperance Call.
•Chicago, Dec. 30.— In accordance with
the call issued by the Young People's
, Temperance Federation of America,
j through its political action department,
.a convention will assemble in this city
Sunday to consider the question of apply
ing the principles of Christianity to na
I tional government. Speakers will pre
sent Ute question from different points nf
view and an open discussion will be a
feature of the executive part of the ses
Died of the Plague.
Melbourne. Dec. 30.—Advices from Nou
mea, New Caledonia, say five whites there
have been attacked by the plague, one
dying. Fifteen Kanakas and Chinese
died from the plague and twelve are u»
der treatment.
Claimed to Have Contraband
Goods Aboard.
By the Agents of the Line Who
Have Asked England For
an Explanation.
nti-r TVVI ~ 10 vnnMir«irM
. ^—. . „ —^
It Was Made From Mafeking and the
Boers Killed Many Soldiers While
Their Losses Were Light— Second
Canadian Contingent.
Lourenzo Marquez. Dec. 30.—'The
steamer Kundesrath. belonging to the
German East Africa line, lias been cap
tuied as a prize and taken to Durban.
The Bundesrath arrived here from Mo
zambique. The German steamer Bundes
ratli of 1,319 tons, sailed from Hamburg
on November 8, for Tonga, East Africa.
London, Dec. 30.—A representative of
the Associated Press lias learned that
thue were three officers and 20 men, at
tired in Khaki and intending to serve tile
Boers, on board the Bundesrath, which
explains her capture.
British Lost Heavily.
Lorenzo Marquez. Dec. 30.—Ad vices
from Pretoria, under date of Wednesday.
December 27, say an official dispatch
fr<)!-i Mafeklng announces that m
sortie which the British made from that
place or December 25, attacking one of
thi Boer forts with cannon, Maxims and
an armored train so persistently that
fighting raged up to the walls of the
fort, the British lost 109 killed and
wop nib while the Boers only lost two
men killed and seven wounded.
The dispatch adds that Captains Kirk
wood and Grenfell were captured by
Bo. r scouts near Colenso and were b ung
sent to Pretoria.
Ten unloaded shells, Inscribed "The
Season's Greeting," have been fired al
Ten South African medical students
from Edinburgh have arrived at I't- toria
fr« .0 Delagoa bay with five tons of med
ical stores.
A dispatch from the Boer e.,mp at
Modder river, dated December 2', re
ports an artillery duel lasting an hour
on December 27. A British reeonnoilc r
ing pn i't> made a sort ie, bill did not come
within Boer range. The British on De
cember 28 commenced a steady bombard
ment of tlii' Bom position.
News (if Seizure.
of t!
of lie
mhttrg. Dec. 30.—The directors of the
non East African line have received
< of the arrest of the imperial mail
mer Bundesrath. The commander
ie pol l of Durban refused an explana
of the cause of the seizure. It
nred here that there was no contra
,1 of war-on hoard and when applica
was made to the German foreign
the latter immediately promised in
sillon with the British government.
Second Canadian Contingent
j New York. Du-. 30.—A special to the
Times from Montreal says; Within the
course of another two weeks the second
contingent of 1,000 troops which Canada is
sending to South Africa will sail from
Halifax for Capetown. It will be com
posed of cavalry or mounted infantry and
, field artillery.
I T 10 fitst Canadian contingent, which
sailed about eight weeks ago and now'
forms a part of Gen. Lord Methuen's
j ool» mn, consisted entirely of infantry and
was made up of volunteers.
T ie second contingent will be different.
Mo mied rifles will he composed of four
detachments. Two will be recruited from
the northwest mounted police and from
the cowboys of the wt st.
These will be genuine "rough riders"
and Lieut. Col. Lessard who will be the
sur- ri or officer in command, lias seen long
and active service in tile west and in
Aft tea. The second in command will be
L'i< tt. Col. Evans, who has seen action
as a. fighter. The other two detachments
will be made up from various cavalry
cot .vs, the recruits not being necessari
required to be members of any regular
corps, if they can qualify otherwise in
accordance with the imperial army regu
The artillery arm of the contingent will
be recruited from the several batteries
of artillery in the dominion regular
and militia. "A" and "B" butteries, sta
Uo .♦-.•u \(ly 1\ iïîg'sî »>n hikI
bee. which constitute virtually tlie only
regular artillery service in Canada, will
contribute largely to this branch of the
contingrttjt. Lieut. Col. Drury. K. C. A.,
">'l hi 'onunand of the brigade di
vision, 3« ; addition to the cavalry and
field at ÔT .y, with their complements of
horses o is and other aecoutreme nts.
Capt. 2. ard of Gatling gun fame, will
accoin p the contingent in charge of a
mach! *" in of the Maxim pattern used
by tli 73 airy and known as the "gal
loping § "It takes .303 ammunition and
u gre ST al is being said about its be
ing tk st deadly weapon invented yet.
Sy athy for Transvaal.
Chicago, Dec. 30.—A special to the Tri
,)unf ' /ro,n Cincinnati says: At a meet
i " 8 ' ,f . lhe Transvaal sympathizers held
in Weimer's hall last night, a toast to
I "The United States of South Africa" was
. proposed by the chairman, who mentioned
1 the members of the future government,
Natal, Cape Colonoy, Orange Free Stale,
Transvaal and Swaziland. Mr. von
Allow, a cousin of President Kruger, ar
rived from New York in time to make a
speech, in the course of which lie said:
"We ihave now 4.000 Americans well
drilled in Pretoria with 2,000 more on the
way. Funds are coming from all parts
nf this broad land. We may need 50.000
men, but we are satisfied that we can
I have them on time, even with the English
, blockade."
! Contributions to the amount of several
I thousand dollars were made in secret
session. A badge was adopted with the
motto "United Staates of South Africa" in
: the shape of a maltese cross, the names
of the different states inscribed in red,
orange and blue.
(Manila. Dec. 30.—The funeral of Gem
Lawton who was killed at San Mateo
December 18. was held today with im
pressive ceremonies. The remains were
conveyed from Paco cemetery down the
Lu not ta to Pasig and thence to the trans
port Thomas which sails this afternoon.
As the body was removed from the vault
{Chaplain Marry read the prayers. The
personal staff of the late general was
augmented by Color Sergeant Simon,
Trumpter Haberkam and Privates Oak
um and .Mohrus n. The latter, who were
closely connected with Lawton's recent
campaigns, bore the casket from the
vault to the six horse caisson awaiting
at the gate.
The funeral provHsion was composed
of Hie band of the Twentieth regiment,
Gen. Hall and his slnff, two troops of the
Fourth chi airy, who were with Lawton
al the time of his death, a battery of ur
tilltiy, a number of clergymen, the cais
son covered with flowers, personal staff
of the general on foot, Generals Wheeler,
Bates, Forsyth, Kobbe, and Schwan and
Admiral Watson in three carriages, nav
al battalion. Major Gen. Otis and staff,
fori ifiii consuls in full dress and members
of the Philippine supreme court.
Native delegations from the towns
where Lawton established civil govern
ments held wreaths. Women from the
same towns waited upon Mrs. Lawton
and present! d her with their con
dolences and flowers. Crowds of natives
and Americans witnessed the procession,
band played dirges and the crowds un
At I'asig the casket was transferred to
a tug, "taps" sounded and prayers were
offered by Chaplain Pierce. Enlisted pall
bearers will accompany the remains to
l lie I 'nil ed Slates.
Fatal Blow From Fist.
Special to the Inter Mountain.
Heli na. D r. 30.— Seppe Kastm-r. a
young man wlm has bien mining n or
Canyon Ferry, was brought here late last
night to answer to a charge of murder.
Last nigh! in a saloon at Canyon Ferry
he got into a row with John Jai kson o . or
a game of cards. A fight resulted and
Hast tier struck Jackson behind tic mr
with his fist. Jackson fell to the lloor and
died in a few minutes. Hastner gave him
self un. Kästner and Jackson have be 11
friendly and the affair is rather .surm is
ing. The coroner is inn stigatiiig. Käst
ner is a young Helena boy.
! The Crew Rescued,
London, Dec. 30.—The Hamburg and
: South American liner Pelotas, from San
tos for Hamburg, struck pn the sands on
the cast side of Dungcnness, the south
, ern extremity of Kent,, soon after mid
! night in the midst of a terrific gale which
raged all around t'ne coast,
j The storm was the worst of the winter
and the sea immediately began breaking
! over the steamer. For a time it seem
I ed no one on hoard could he saved.
! The Dungcnness coast guards seeing tile
j Pelotas' signals of distress made desper
; ate and for a time unsuccessful effort?
I to launch the lifeboat in the h.-avy surf
.'beating the shore. Finally ehe coast
'guardsmen succeeded in reaching the Pe
^ lotas. They remained alongside the
j steamer all night and eventually put a
rocket apparatus in operation, saving the
! crew. During the whole time the wind
j blew w ith hurricane force accompanied
! by heavy rain and hail. There were no
! passengers.
j The Hamburg and South American lino
■ owners of the Pelotas have no connection
; whatever with the Hamburg-American
J line sailing to New York.
The Duke Appointed.
London. Dee, 30.—The Queen lias ap
proved the appointment of the Duke of
1 Connaught as commander in chief of the
j British forces in Ireland.
Hennessy s
go er
«Xi se no &r sa err,
Closing Out
Several Lines of Fine
Cloth and Plush
At Bargain Prices
Believing You've had time to recuperate
after your Christinas shopping and the
gay festivities of that day, ive offer some
magnificent values in Women's Gar
ments. a fitting send-off for the closing
days of 1S99.
21 Inches long, lined with serge high
storm collar, and down front trimmed
with Angora fur; sizes 36 to 44 inches.
$0.50 and $7.50 Values
Only $3.95 each
Extra heavy weight. 24 and 27 inches
! long, lined with heavy serge, large
storm collar and front of rape trimmed
" ith Angora fur; sizes 36 to 44 jnch.es.
$10.00 and $13.00 Values
Only $6.75 each
of fine Boucle, Plush, Beaver Cloth
etc. Length 22 to 27 inches. Some are
I trimmed with fur, others with Jet and
narrow braid. Some of these Capes are
very choice.
The $13.50 quality for $ 8.75
•„tliiG it. $15.00 quality for $ 9.75
$18.50 quality for $11.50
*9fJW -T) ■ '1 $20.00 quality for $13.00
■ ' n ''' ' $25.00 quality fur $15.93
Lined with serge, length 22 inches, high
storm collar and front of cape trimmed
with Angora fur; sizes 9.4 to 42 inches,
$(>.50 and $7.50 Values
Only $4.75 each
PLUSH CAPES—Same style as the
above, but 27 inches in length, lined
with serge, high storm collar and front
of cape trimmed with Angora fur; siz-s
36 to 44 inches.
$10.00 and $12.00 Values
Only $6.75 each
heavy weight, in black only; linings of
heavy serge, storm collar and front of
cape'trimmed with Angora fur. These
(•apes are very warm and strictly serv
iceable; all sizes, 36 to 42 inches.
$10.00 and $12.00 Values
Only $6.75 each
i >,:/
At Half Price
Some 50 or 60 Trimmed Hats, large and
small shapes, with trimmings of wings,
plumes, velvet, etc., worth from $6.50 to
$10 each, and there's quite a bunch of
pretty Pattern Hats, too. These all go
at half price.
We have just opened up a lot of Jersey
Waists for women. The qualities are
generally of the higher grade, and there
are no two of the Waists alike.
These are merely a sample line of the
latest fad sent to us with the expectation
of receiving a general order. Colors, red.
navy blue and black; sizes. 34. 36 and 38
inches. Prices from $4 to $13.5« each.
Butte, Montana.

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