OCR Interpretation

The Benton weekly record. [volume] (Benton, Mont.) 1880-1885, July 06, 1882, Image 4

Image and text provided by Montana Historical Society; Helena, MT

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85053148/1882-07-06/ed-1/seq-4/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

PIsfiBL1BH U o Ls' mtitt 'R l r AT 'PH iT HEC'OIRD
'TEAMe PCi'sxISHINO iid1CCE. ci:iTNeR MArN
AND L AKIR S., Foit'h huNT' (N, M. T.
5UIJ-'CR1PTION ý;a.ot P111; ANNv 15)1.
L 1T1 Is.l; iNS. rf ikI.
Colu mniu, I year ........ ... ..~
Cjolumnn, 3moth-.... ...:
$4 Column, I year..
j2 Column it ( monthss ..... 4t.!
>; Colum~ n, it mflouth.....S
Colum:iuln, 1 year .... :
t Column, C m ront hs ............. . r
iColumin. 3 ilonti ..
: Column, 1 year -t
C (olumu , t1 mnoutL s .....................
), ColulIn, ;mouths ... ' ,:·· 2~
]'rofeisuaiul cardi occupying the lapce of is
lInes (tins type) or undl'e.r, sixtentl d~illath's pIr
anuumi. Estrav, Co-partnership, Collectiion or
or her tranusent noticre, not exceediug tCe' lines
nonparie, live do llars for four insertif us. TIran
sient advertising must be laid ii arivant e
We ahlow no commissions and prefer not
14; deal w. ith adve rtisitg agentits. A,-ints' or,
ders for advertising, niless accomptanidtl by th.
cash, will receive no attention.
We hare everyV facility for executing the finest
classes of Look and "Joiprinting, and (iir prmice
are ae I~lo as thuse of anx otiter prirntirg t:ialll 4h
macut in Montana. _ll In ik or Job work imust he
paid f:ir on deliver v.
W. H. BEUU, - Editor and Proprietor.
1,0111), 1)I FFl2EIIN, tin1tigl ~h ill sullen 1,'
is slowly recove'rinlg f1101m a lve ;e r u t'k
ofiii fIT ion dpliI i tv Iillli.Ii d!
Eltji rr hs d poile'.,O lonsalddo!
lat5 to lighit Suivant'11, Kit 'ox'S that SUMlt
',a1! is afraidit to take hide upl.
IT is no0w lnlougiu. clat, h fl; lolls ((Ic rdl
311113 lIe a! 1vatiit~giot1"l 1e( tliitoe less tAli,
25,00, ollia.(Irs and1 pr ivates i .Id (41th;.
I.NDER' tihe nlCA ln~xv lo01 telirlltu tinnyý f
0111i.0i~15 we will :0(nhav nit'' ::t'Ily aboul
Its uisefini Its a lcnoiv) ii lI )lt~t :11e en
gine. -
ONE. of the nill:tle W it xt'= 101 o tleu M! -
Iey trial, itr yn p alibi, got
piifO Q 9-V VIIX.
T'lrs: tlermotlratt. bretlhrehI a1 re I'tll"r Iiiis
trustifnl of ecitlh other. --r i li J;'uess. Per
hiilps they hI:ave good 1e:SIt2iIs to he. Are
y o u in t he p o t ?l
I)oN (:.~.x ~ih'1oX i3 saill to hi loll! of Rhien
barb plie, and the p:ti rrigiii r S :tare endcav
oil og to tdecide whethler lit is is an Iitliea
tion of aIh r:trisnl or pie-tn .
A. X F i\ YORIK QexclailinC sp)tikilg of a
retucenlt ile in that c'ity says5 1111' thillhnbis 01
the lut~ljltýige were all mood 001 h e writer's
heatid wlas prioibably of tile sa1e mltateriatl.
AN. imitative m1on~key inl SmithA (arlrina1
1has Si)PP1Ilie tihe 1 li ever's i l I)arwin 1w ith
aniother joint frl :rglflmlt. lie III(J4]II(I
it 3014. er'evretl :t go:itll'\, pilt Il!) hi1 -
1ftillElT -i' 501 . beltter use ( ,orf ullli'dcl'el
can he i l hnie thit iu ing them can be
easily settled if we can inla n.e these people
to believe that a obetter use c.nl ble tunade of
citizens than killing them.
AT the elections recently held iIn Can
ada, tie Conservative party were vietori
oius by a majority of seventy -live. Sir
John A. MacDonall was electedl memlilber
from thle county of Lenlnox by a large Ina
()O all the seltish pcolie beneatl i the
sllimlering stun, those of Sioux City bear
the p!am. A cold wave swcpt down ullpon
them from the north, but they swallowed
it right there.. Nobody else got a s-mneli of
the polar blast.
'l'l Evgyptian Exotlldus reported iln the
despatches was not acconmpanied by a pillar
of fire or a miraculous division of the Red
Sea, but the refugees were -a:ttely carried
away ill war ships, conltll!lnded by a
French Mo es.
AnAI.IL PAsLA is on0 his mauscle. lie
threatens to blow up the Suez canal and
cut up the railroads ii' the civilized govern
ments interfere with his little pastime of
making nmincemleat of foreigl iniisters
and their families.
MIR. Ilalirs, a prominent Nationalist,
denounces Davitt, and says that the course
he has pursued can only result in great in
jury to Ireland. But the Irish people have
confidence in D)avitt and they (don't take
much stock in Harris.
AMO th the towns of Montana t:hat have
been benefitted by a prospective railroad
none have made such favorable progress
as Missoula. The populattion has more
than doubled within a year and all the
business houses are doing a flourishing
AN Indepeindent Report r was soft enough
to ask T. C. Power whether he was a can
didate for Territorial Delegate. The baby
paper at Benton started that racket to draw
patronage from the Power firm, but the
object was too evident to deserve even a
passing notice.
Tire despatches tell us that the Egyptian
troubles were instigated by the Softas at
Constantinople and that the cause originat
ed in popular feelings against Grand Viz
ier Mahmoud Dlanad. Mamnonud is Damad
Ill consequence and the Softas are becom
ing harder in their opposition.
Tn:r Farmer who slirinkles Paris -green
over his potato patch cannot always c:lcu
late the mischief he is preparing. In ma
ny cases the cattle and( poultry have de
voured it and died, and it is now asserted
that it has been washed from the potato
tields on the banks, into the Connecticut
ONE of the striking instances of the
advances men have made in scientific at
tainment in this age, is the fact that as
tronomers are now able to miake' minute
of the day and the hour when solar and In
nar eclipses and planetary conjunctions
will take pl'e for llhunlreds of years in
in the future.
GUITrEAU's unepected show of courage
-on the scaffold is remarkable considering
0ils cowardly conduct on other occasions
when his worthless life was endangered
,Brut there is no accounting for .hie a ions
,f cian.ls nuder any `i sitanes:. Des
pair propably nervefd the vill in to -meet
Tear~rem rably lear winded perspie
tsI 't olul heNwFr
eno, in speaking of the pre.ent ad:tmini
riation invites its readers "'Lot to despair,
but to) si-pend their Ihopes, fort it is safest
to have nl) feeling tot confullence yet
awhile.'' Very we.ll; we will try liot to
.les.ir'i., alhbIough we can't ee what (' itre
ence it will mtakie. We thlrefo.re, as alb
jured by onr Etsto'!n ('0-911. o le'trary, irge
oure patlrons to sluspend heir hopes., o0 tO
tuspend everything they have ilonlilding
their spieulel r h s.
M ,(ICHA:L D)A VIIT's visit i;, hiiis country
~;causintg iio little excitement ameong hi
cOutlilt.'y' n and inative sympat'iizers. Th
teal !ij lect of0 his 1tiissioii is lot geuelll'i
knowin, but the rumori of his rutt)ure with
Parnel i r.e'lm to htave nlo founditation in
fact. Irehtliand's causte lias no more worthy
advoerate than Michael 1)avitt. lis eftforts
in her behalf are purely disinterested, and
the has silI'ieted persecutiron wwvitlhrtlt resent
a:.et aii lal oretdf for iis countin'y witltout
a desire on: an ell.rt for rnotoriety.
W.Iu:IIE e the ',iitic coast the cry is
very general that the C:ihinee inust go,
this seems to :apply only tor the live ones.
ehe Legislatuire of Californ'ia in 1878i pass
ed an act wvhitih iitcrerite' ,-omnewh:;t with
the right of a dead C(iiiantuit to take hitm
self and his pig ttil b!ack to the Hlowery
kingdom. The act is ostensibly to protect
public health from intfection cauise"I by ex
)lmtlattion and t oenoval of the reintiins of
deceased per ,Sos, . :an was passed in de
rog:tion of almotndl-eyed Joiltun:y's right
to infect the miorl health of Amrleiriea. The
aict was recently sutstained in a test case
befor te t alttiforni courts.
':iE: print on ar.ther page a fte-simile
of the Ietter' the RIepublicant Congressiolal
Conlilitt-ee is awIdressiting by tihousands to
oticeers an ii eri.pl"oyes of the tfederal gov
erilintent It;roiughout. the United States
detellanlding lort!ey to "l!:et' expenses ilcl
lent to the (political) camnpaign" this year.
in the exiamiple we hrtave se(-ected for elee
trotypiig the stant specified i- fifteen dol
lairs, and tihe person from whlom it has
been extortcd is a tday la:nborer with a will'
and chiidr'ei: to suppor't. It is assessed on
:in inicomlte ialcu tlated aIs seve n hutdred and
lift, dollars a year. Many other such let
ters have been brought to our attention.
The figu.res vary in them, airdi appear gein
erally to be computed, as in thliis case, by
a perce'.,tange upon the vieiit's ages,
salary or 'lpresnlinred citrol ttii llt ius. Inl some
instanttice, however', they are inserted arbi
trarilyv. We have seen an ex.aimple in
whiicl they reach as high as two hundred
and fifty dollars, aid arnoth1er ill which
they reach as low asow its ree dolias and sixty
cents. In theo latter the persoln a.ssesseil is
an errand boy thlirteeni yeats old, but pretty
fully grown for his age. Women anid girls
in thll etiploynient. of the govel'irnment also
are held liable. The cradle is robbed, :and(
the grave would be if it were aee-silile.
V. I. Hdlre1d.
T. lIT propensity in wouitii, which for
ought we know to the contrary may be a
very excellent propensity, for moving the
furniture all over the house and never per
mitting a singlepicce to remain long enough
in one spot to fully establish itself, has
long excited the wonder, if not the admiir
atioli, of imen. It has cropped out in Pitts
burg,- Pennsylvania, however, in such a
1h:ape as to convince those who seriously
consider the subject that it is far from
piactical when carried into effect outside
the household. The MOnulteiititl Associ
ation of that city, which is managed by
ladies, exerted theniselves nobly and col
lected money enough to erect a handsome
monument to the memory of deceased sol
diers. It is a beautiful work of art, and
those to whom its creation is due should be
satistiedl with the praises of those who visit
it, but not so. With their peculiar spirit
of iti.rest, they soon wearied of seeing it
so long in one place and now they have a
project in hand, in their own language, to
remove it from its present location to a
llace in the plark, where it will be "more
get-at-able." A monument cannot be
wheeled around on rollers, like a sofa or a
centre-table, and the expense of removing
it is estimated at about $4,000. But the
women have settled in their minds that
the massive structure must go, and those
Pittsburgh men who value their peace of
mind and undisturbed rest will see to it
that it does go.
If the heat of the past few (lays is any
indication of the kind of weather we are to
have to-morrow, the 100th anniversary of
the Declaration of Independence, will be a
red hot Fourth of July. It is rarely that
Benton has experienced such a long period
of heat owithout an intervening thunder
shower at this season of the year. August
and September are supposed to be the hot
test months of the year, but we venture to
say that June and July cannot well be ex
celled by any other months on the calen
dar either at Benton or the Gulf of Mexico.
We have not learned of any extensive
preparations to celebrate the coming
Fourth. The hotels will give unusually
good dinners, the Episcopal church has ad
vertised a strawberry festival to take place
in the new hotel building and we believe
there are to be a number of balls, hops,
dances, or whatever else they may be
called, in various parts of the town in the
evening. The brass band and the little
iron cannon will doubtless do their level
best to wake us up early in the morning
and to keep us awake at intervals through
the day, and fireworks enough have been
provided by the different firms in town for
those who desire to invest their money and
amuse themselves in that way. We have
no militia or fire companies to exhibit them
selves under the broiling sun, but there
will probably be enough exhibitions of
a warlike nature to satisfy the most bel
ligerently inclined.
But the Fourth of July is properly the
small boy's holiday. To him it is all sport
because full of fun, noise and danger, and
the older boys and girls will do well tofe
main in doors aoid devote the day to rest or
quiet reerea tin.: Burning. ireworiks 1is
not, at the best, a manly sport, and g~ttipg
druik is not alonefoolish, but posi~tyiey
,sent oinphe A
confined to the city liiins. u!is- we ex
cept driving on the road0.s from t'own, bint
leading to no pairtitilnItr pice of resort.
WVe t1'51, ho.\\ e l, tii:tt. t-t.' li will
ftimd the day pl;!r';'Fs eli'o u h t,ol,s -idering
our litilie(. o n elt s i I t:.,t lti . I'T. l \iii
ta:irl conti ' he x aV li)" 1os }lle, 1Oatea to 1
keen co'l wv- i: cl! bt' dohing we ll e.nough
:itid IIav . l '. 1 s to reI'ref. .lo l:i!l , !1hha if
we ha)il tos.t'ý-cS i :a fu ii i.d of ldes, t e t1 o
,triw'e '0r in i with tle .; u :l it:l it iereizi of elli ty
pockets anfid aclii heads.
IT may be interesting to the readers of
the Re]coin, to know that the ot.,inions of
Mr. T. C. Power, as expressed in a recent
issue of the Inde.,.en Imt and copied into
the Press of Bentoni, are at least consist
ent with those expressed by the same aen
tlenlan w hen ithe steamer Benton mnoade her
4tirst trip to the head of nivigation. That
was seven years ago this season, but Mr.
Power had evidently given the subject
much thought before investing tnOiey in
steamboat buiildiing, and it must be a
source of great s:atisfaetion to him to find
thatt his good business jlat.Ullent hitis been
verified by the. soub-eiuenit prospelity of a
traffic of which lie has it uqiestio0 hibly
been the chief pl.romloter. At a published
interview with Mr. Power, when the towin
of Carroll was first, established a:nd the
opinion was general that Benton had ween
its hobst day, he stated that rival towns
and railroads would never perm:l nenitly
affect the freightinig interests of ienton,
and so far fronm feeling the least ondisour
aged at the outlook lie was a bout to extend
his business, build a steamboat, and othr
wise prepare for a long season of pros
perity. His theory was founded on the
advantageous position of Benton. Its its im
mense tribut:try country of unlimited pas
toral and agrienulural resources and its
great water highway, of whigh no rail
road. rival town or other enterprise could
ever deprive it. Wiith so much confidence
indeed were his predictions made that in
after years, when thle sc. hemne for naviga
tingtvhe river above the Fallts was first
made public, lie became e its strongest a'.d
vocate, believing that while the enterprise
could not injure Benton it. would prove a
great benefit to other and less f:iavored p)or
tions of the T'er'ritory when the railroads
had taken a firm hold andr lwegun to
suck the very life bloodi out of them.
Time has proved that Mr. Power's origi
nal ideas of the future of Blenton were
singularly correct aind we find lii t audv auc
ing tile S:aime vieows whe the ,'aii'od are
almost at our doors. Tie iItuiire of bellton
was assured when the fir t sctiintohoat
touteed the l ntonl levee. n tdian epre
dattions. goverltnllent reservatios~ , alverse
seasonls, river obstrlittio i anld ri val organ
izations &e.,uot to mention bad roatds,nmis
managed steamboat lines, indiferient rail
road icompanties and adverse legislations,
have all combined to crush the
town and county out of existence, but
it's growth has been sure, steady and alto
getlher wonderful, andi it's future prosperI
ty should not for a moment be doubted.
The successful struggles the town has made
to become what it is proves that it possesses
wonderful vitality and has a great future
beforeit. Iis safe to say that if Benton had
been surrounded by forests or possessed
ever theIl advantages of a stone l;a'
ry it would to-day be a hurger
town than either Helena or Butte. But
when the railroads bring us the forests,
the stone and other essentials of whwh we
are now deprived by isolation from eastern
commerce, we shall soon begin to compare
notes with St. Paul and Minneapolis and
claim that we have the largest town in the
great Northwest.
A live congressman is an expensive lux
ury, but under our present form of gov
ernment he is also a necessity. The Con
stitution makes him such. It calls for
just such an article to fill a place in the
complex machinery by which the nation is
ruled. Therefore if he does come high we
iust have him at any price. But just
why a dead congressman should load down
the tax payers of this country with in
creased burthens is a question for political
economists to ponder over. It may be a
bull to say that the dead congressman has
outlived his usefulness, but in the sense of
having forfeited all claims upon the public
treasury when he becomes functus ofico
from any cause, he should cease to be a
burthen whether living or dead,
and yet a custom has grown up
of giving the lucky members of the Senate
and House of Representatives who die in
office, extravagant funerals at the cost of
the Government. In the annual report of
congressional expenses tor the fiscal year
ending June 30th 1881, the funerals of
members of the House cost the country the
snug little sum of $13,366.67. Of this sum
1 $1,330 was expended for flowers and silk
scarfs to adorn the committees of surviving
colleagues who were delegated to see the
deceased members properly interred. The
itemized accounts throw a little daylight
on the whole matter of congressional fu
nerals. In one instance railroad tickets
cost $939.50, including .$230 for a special
car. The bill for carriages was $183. Be
fore starting on the laborious trip, the con
gressional escort fortified itself with a din
ner that cost $150 and a lunch which cost
$149.50, whick lunch, says an eastern co
temporary was partaken of at a liquor sa
loon which does not furnish meals. The
public printed reports show that the print
ing of eulogies ;Of deceased members has
cost up to date $20,0Q0. These books are
elegantly gotten up . and bound by the
thousands, and aside from the few distrib
I uted to the relations of the deceased
mostly find their way to the junk shops at
i cent and a half a pound. Why a con
gressmnan who dies in office should be put
away at public expense any more than any
other public official--a judge or sheriffor
justice of the peace--who, dies in harness,
is one )of those unsolvable problems that
the American people will some time or
thdier inquire into; as well; as the capaeity
of congressional funeral committees for
fluid lunches on such solemn occasionts.
U. lysses 8. Grant, jr., has been promoted
to a $1,600 clerkship in the ITnited States
THiRE wn l _en doubll-t t .:t l a. unusut l
iegriee of e.ar ha:s a titrbia:. !, ee in ti;;,
w'. id. It linhingen tin, .jlf lil~-n t anlt .
strti' up t ite Ipassios!! of tuen, buit in!tenoe
heat, alo telMs Ii nmake men11 neess i
the per formatunce of I teir lu aoits. T'hey nat
urally seek to be as 'coilnortaile as possi
ble, andi ae therefire inclinedl to be t t'gli
gent in tdoing anyIthing f t tt requires men
tai or physical exertion. When the tier
enry is perched on top of the thermomne
ter, ftanning itslf, loafing g.lerally us
suites an epiilemic form atal !no one CIares
to interest hin elf even in the attra:ctive
subject of local polities. It is ir'ct(abo
duti to this depressing influen:ce that ithe
politicialns and otl ice-seekers of Benton have
taken no decided steps towards. preparing
for the coming camipaigln. Riutltors are rit(
of a coalition between so-called .I)ell)o
(raits al] eputtblhans to nominiate a Inoat
grel saite, and of a determi'ination bi
radical mlembers of the two parties to
smash tihat slate if they have to inanipu
late the poll books and bail;ot boxes to do
it; but this is mere rutor, and beyond a
timid presentation by our cotenlporary of
a few 'tnlces, with sotile conl tradlictory re
mliarks added, we are not aware that any
efflrt ias been nade to set the ball a-roll
ing fir any onet canidaate or set of polit
ical aspirants. As sIitirt onl previous ot,
casions, the RJicoin is in favor of i1o0l
nating and electing the best tnein fur Alilct
rcgardless of party or personal interests at
stake. There is mlore than one good mani
for each office in the county, however, aiid
we propose to make up a little slate of our
own, and elect it, too, when the weatheri'
I grows cooler. Here it is:
Delegate to Congress-G :taville bwv
Council---Paris Gibsoi .
Hlouse--I. N. flazlett.
P]robate J udge-J. W. TAttanti.
Sheriff-iotowell t:'i is.
(JCo. Clerk and lRceor ler-J. F. M.airpih.
Assesesor-1- . . A.Kennelt''.
Co. (Cotlnmiailoner--John Lepley.
'reasurer-John 1Hunsberger.
IT is claimed and justly so, that the sil
ver mines of nortliwestern Montana will
compare well, so far as developed, with
those of any other portion of the territory,
and we presume that the good people of
Butte City will willingly back tilhe sser
tion that they have as good mines as 'ali
foriiia, Colorado, the Black 1lills, or any
othcr n _'evral producting region of the
Union. The logical inference of this is
that the silver depolits of the Belt range
of mountainslt are believed to be as rich in
silver as those of any other mines yet dis
covered ini the United Stairs. But the
elre assertion of urnknow\n ltacts proves
nothing. Something moreiauntible than
reported discovcries, are requilred to even
interest capitalists, limuch less to induce
them to risk tiheir money, and skeptics will
not be convinced by sensational articles,
published assays, or eveid a moderate
amouno t of development upon a ! i illie. The
successful minllei aii tirst !,!oille iolliny,
or its equivalent in metal, before 1 lcan
hope to s1.cceOsslliy court inlquiry and il
vestiglation. The Bar:ker 1 i, ricet, it is
true, ihas alieady produiced -(iie bullio'n,
and those who have assited the Wright &.
Edwards mine are convincled that there a!e
millions in it; but the people whiom1 we
desire to interest in the mine-the ca:ita:l
ists or their expert agents-know nothing
of the real facts, beyond the published
statements of our local journils, which
are supposed to be interested in bringing
the mines into notice. More effiective
steps must be taken if the mine owners of
the Barker District expect their nines to
become a famous and(l much sought for
A Mining Exposition is soon to be held
at Denver, Colorado, at which probably
every mine on the continent will have rep
resentation except those of the Barker and
neighboring distri.ts of northwestern
Montana. Our people seem to lack the
energy, enterprise or liberality to secure
representation on the only favorable occa
sion that has yet presented itself for bring
ing these mines into notice. And yet we
cannot believe that the people of Benton,
who are mainly interested in these mines,
are wanting in any one of these essentials
to success. They are probably not aware
of the importance of securing representa
tion at the Exposition. They do not prob
ably know that there will be millions of
capital seeking investment at this display
of .the mining products of the country,
and that the financial fate of more than
one mine will there be favorably or ad
versely decided. At all events it is proper
to suggest that immediate steps be taken
to secure the necessary funds and speci
mens of ore and bullion for exhibition, and
also a proper person to represent the in
terests of the various mine owners of the
Barker, Montana, and othler districts. We
trust there are public spirited citizens
enough to move successfully in this matter,
and that they will give the subject the at
tention it deserves before the time for ef
fective action has passed.
THE St. Louis Globie-D)emocrat thus de
scribes a Washington beauty "At the
Garfield tea-party, held recently in the ro
tunda of the Capitol, there was one beau
tiful stranaer who excited everyone's in
terest. She was tall, exquisitely slender
and graceful, with fine, delicate features, a
creamy complexion and eyes and hair like
midnight. Women of that particularly
rare beauty were only to be met in Sp~un
ish-American countries and approached to
barely by the lovely creoles of New Orl
eans. The unknown lady wore just the
dress an artist would have put her in-a
deep; gold-colored satin, with sleeves and
draperies, of black thread lace and a large
corsage bouquet of red roses, and her hair
was caught back in a gracefully loose k~ut.
She stopped before the Kansfas table and
spoke to Mrs. Ream. Immediately an en
thuisiastic young man rushed to ask who
the Mexican beauty was. 'Do you know
her?' he said, and the; matron gave him
the satisfactory reply that she did. She(
was her idaughter-in-law, Mrs. Rleam, of
the Indiatn T'erritory. Mr~s. Ream was a
priincess t1*the CIherokee Nationii, wit'h a
eoftmiiiusial same of that dialect before
!shepventioialiWfe it by marriage! and
sh sstine of she most $eautifnl wo
Ien c - i."
'I EL !7 -It.AMS.
Yeki4v'5; Fever it N'ew t~riean%-B4:crIO..
eratie ConventioRa-A IMorse Et hie%
aty hrc led--'H'I~e Tor*.ado.
siiecia] to the R!:ixR)7.]
\ I: V (LaE.XNS, Jut1C 2i7.--()fle t a e tt'
1nll'v fever ill tile hospira!.
r *.oý i Av)N ate., title 27.--The D o-w
I1~i'i& UP]' iaiuI is ia sseCon. At the
ieei jfl o#l' thl Siate ioinnittee this evei
i 1y Iteeter w. s rear" fr,%iln General .zAlder
COil, dljIiillAg a IIot1liIa il[0] tOPr Cori rei s
SiAN u- RAN cl.ý, J taoe 27,.-- A disp Utch
fionm 1a: Itoruillnas sap, that two own f vlwe
h nraii ii theire for ihorc stiUI it.
IM INNEAPOLIS, Mii., June 27.-Adv eea
to the rIpib oe 'howl that thle storml of Frii
doy tight extended over Nd inne ota, nlo'th
ern lowaI. an! IVsieooin. '1'here are re
or o Toss of lit,,! il Hie sit lheaSten n
part. of Dalkota1 0(d \l in nesota.
Last Saturday. a couple of coin Ooreiai
gentlemleon froimi the coast, while going to
wards Bo zeman with a tea :: and buggy be
ionginig to Hank Valiron, of Butte, were
throe out of ihe vehicle oi. tIt other side
of the Madison divi'e. One or tihem fell
on hi head, and received0 some severe con
tn.io.e Ti. buggy wa- bally broken,
the horIses got awtay and were not found
for two days, and the two unfortunaltes
walkeid bck ti to own and laid up for re-
pirs. They proceeded on their journey
Tuesdi.y, taking Ga:len's coach, and leav
ing the buggy and team here to he for
wartield to Btu.e.--1adisoeni..
W:. Keniiedy, of Missoulal, brother of
John, Kennedy, of Benton, has opened a
res tauraont in Missoula, where for a tnum
bert ' of y s Ie kept a hotel known as the
Kennedy House. William formerly kept a
raIc aet tio: head of Prickly Pe::r Cani you,
and like his brother has always had a host
of 1rienis. We elip the !following acrcount
of the " op eini g,' from the ]issvulian:
Keennedv's new res:'tran:t openead on last
Fri(h night with a bail, and on Scat urday
went to bt.siless, with t goad lstoi tl.+,
I whici has been ceons itantily inclreasing. The
di inn ro;mn is a tine one--tifty feet long
by twenty-four wide, ain will easily ae
coIuIoe,.tee mweive t:bles. In the cellar
iMr. H. Sw::lne has charge of the Keystolne
lbakery, where he is prepared to supply the
communiity with pies, cakes (ornamental
and I,lain), bread, and everything in the
baltking liie, at short notice and on reason
abile terms. Call anl see them.
A messengler just come in from a place
known as Park stationu, which is sitotted
in Gallatin county four miles this side of
Sweet Grass, and vibout seventy miles
from Billi:s onil the road to Bozeman,i
1)11brings the infonrmaItio; that on TIsueay
night a party of masked inc _ wont, to the
(lootr of Williiam Bradeni's -alooa after he
had retire(l, mtno demanded ,dlmittanee.
Braden:i got up anti steppin,g it the door
opened it, when in an instant 7 or 8 rifles
were tli: charged at him and he fell a life
less corpse upon the floor, being, as some
one( that saw his body expressed it, "liter
I ali shot to ieces." The motive for the
deed seems to be shlroudedl in mystery, the
indice tions poditing to the work of a vigi
lance committee rather than to that of iid
night assatsins. Our informant states that
Braden was regarded as 'a very ha:urd case.'
-Billings IBercld.
Tluesdl.ay mluorning two men were at work
in one ofi the drifts of the Magna
Charmt. They concluded to timber
I the place where the rock was loosest, and
were in the act of placing the timber in
position when a large cave occurred, par
tially burying one of them, Henry Ren
frey, crvuhing his hip and inflieting in
ternal injuries. He was reported doing
well last night.-Butte Miner.
Last Sunday's mail brought in two ilet
ters all the way from Irelan1,. foa- a rail
road man, and they were addressed "in
care of the only brick and stone hotel in
I Helena, Montana." No one but an Irish
(man would have thought of snbh an idea.
-Indelenden..t. V
While attempting to cross the river at
Iron Rod on a temporary foot-walk a few
days ago, a workman, name unknown, fell
into the river and was drowned. At last
accounts the body had not been recovered.
While the night watehman was climb
ing up on0 the water tank at Forsyth one
night recently, his pistol dropped out of
his hip pocket and on striking the ground
one of the chambers was discharged. The
ball str-ck the watchman, inflicting a
wounit from which he died in a few hours.
-His Last Cent.
"Whin I tuk rty drink I sez to the bar
tinder, 'Will ye take a man's last cint?' 'I
will,' sez he. Wid that I put a pinny on
the bar. 'Nine cints more,' says he. It's
me last cint,' sez I. Thin he het me a
swipe wid a wet towel, an' to prevint me
self fallen' I grabbed at the first thing widl
in reach. It happened to be the punch
bowl, an' I was near drowta'd whin they
picked me up,"
'"So far as is is sown by the evidence,"
said Justice Smith, ''your conduct was
outrageously disordeiiy; You refused to
pay for your drink, and, when remonstrat
ed with, you tried to choke the bartender.
You were drunk and disorderly, and made
war upon a citizen who thought himself
secure in the peace of the state."
"Can't I swear a warrant agin the bar
tinder for a breach of thrust?"
"Not at this session of the court."
"'Will you lave me git shampooed to git
the rum out nv my hair?"
"I'll allow you thirty days on the Island,
where all such luxuries can be obtained
It is clearly evident tq tlde most preju
diced observer that certainly no political
machine was the moving power of the
Democratic Central Committee, at their
meeting last Saiturday evening. July 22d
was named as the day for the prinmaries to
take place to elect the delegates to the:
County Convention which meets on the
26th of August. This give a full outh
for the selection of delegates to the County
Convention and gives those delegates u
mot i vliiat lrpaethitikt
AlT'rgTS'w 1Rg D) eLS.
Vihat a, Nre v York Pai nter' Sa'
ot the Pieile W"hm o P08se.
A slight tig.re ilit ted ill al thl door of
the Acs adellly of )esign the othler tairy a 7d
4!isappeared i1:to in inner roollm. She had
:i rosy face anid bri light eyes.
"That is onle of o( m mode ls, ' sd ,ihe
p rofessor, roiling lids eyes at the door. "A
great eli .ingo has t~iaken ii.ace, in public
opinion ('oin'l'lring the t-( of living mod
m.ry i against. it. Pe lpie Salid it was scandal
o% 'os,.inZ being a IlVW thi., it, vwas,
hard to get a mollldel of either sex. Now
youe Cati get hllnlldrelds, and engilag.ielelts
aTo ntlude weeks in adlvanee."
"Whi pay (10 they get '"
"Wihen the life class was first establish
ed we had to pay $1.30 an hour; nIow the
regiillar price is iiltty cents ani ]lour. Modl
els pose from twelve to twenty hours a
week. Theylarechangel d ever.! two weeks,
so as to give the students at c.hange of sub
jict. Mcin are better 1m4odels than woimein,
as they are less easily tatiuted."
"flow long does the nmodel stllnd wit1h
oilt resolth w?"
"AAn ex'erienced(: one only twenty nin
ules at tir.st. Stand iii ole position five
minutes without moving a muslcl , and you
will get some idea how tiresome it is '
"Do they show much emnbarassiment?"'
"So mnuchi that the imuscles are as rigid ias
iron, and they become drenched with per
spiration. But after posing two or three
times the enb:arassiment wears off. It be
comes merely routine business."
"Do many imake it a profession ?"
"There arse s vea-i m enr who do nothing
else. They pose here at the Academy, at
the Art Students' league and at private
studios. Most of our female models are
yolung women who work in workshops antd
factories. They receive small wages and
think is a great piece of fortune if they can
earn $l10 a week extra by posing. They
invariably give lictitionus names."
."Sotne elrl'.ous bits of romance have
come under my observatio,"' the profes
for resumed after a pause. '.A pretty lit
tle brunette came: in one day and asked for
in engoageuentt. She was in straightened
eiiirumstanceg, but did not disclose her
history. She was so sweet-tempered that
she at once becanre a favorite. I have nev
el seen anyone so amnbitious to earn money.
Shie would pose eight hours a day. It
made her grow pale with fatigue, but she
wouldn't give up. Well, it turned out
that she was a married woman. She be
longed to a good family in New Jersey,
and was a mere girl when she married a
Japanese, the son of an ex-Minister from
Japan. The husband spent all his money,
was tihrifless and earned nothing. She
had to keep) hin. She freqtent y posed
for artists in their sIudios. A richly-dress
j ed wounli c':ilne ill one morning and in
quirect for her. The model, she said, was
her niece, and she intended to make her
the heiress to her property if she colld be
foundl. After a two days search the model
was traced to a private studio, where she
was posing for an artist and his wife. This
was the l:st I heard of the pet model.
'It is always the whip of necessily that
drives people into posing. One day a wo
mai of retinement made an application.
She was handsomely dressed, wearing a
sealskin sacque and silk .dress, HIer fee
was pale and care vowani, and site said she
had not hlid enough to eat. Her story was
that she had married well, her husband
having an income of $0,000 a year. 'When
hie died the fortune they possessed took
wings. She said she had tried copying
and other methods of earning a living, but
she had not met with success. Her figure
had idways been admired for its grace of
outline. "Why should she not pose?" '
"Do you have any boys for models,?"
"One of the best subjects we have ever
had was a young boy. He haid a form like
Apollo. His father was a down town bank
er who was ruined by the p:nic of ~1873.
This model, whom I met in the street yes
terday, has now a responsible position as
a batik clerk. One of our students posed
last winter. He was from Maine and had
to depend entirely upon hisearnings. This
young man is one of the most promising
students in the academy. All kinds of
people drift in-people you would never
dream of. One of our handsomezt models
is an itinerant Methodist preacher. He has
the form of a gladiator."-2ew York Trib
At tacked by an Alligator-In a
Whirlpool--A Railroad Crash
-A Young Lady Rescued
by a Dog.
Business caused by W. L. Renfroe, who
lives on Rocky Creek, near Dublin, Ga,,
to be out late on Saturday night, the 3d
inst. As he was riding in the moonlight
along the creek. with his dwelling 100
yards or so ahead of him, something came
down ow the rump of his horse like a flail
in the hands of a sampson. The horse
sprang upward and the astoni:-ied rider
was thrown against the fence. Mr. Ren
froe turned toward his assailant to see an
enormous alligator with head up and jaws
widely distended. Though it was mid
night the moon was at the zenith and ob.
jects were outlined almost as clearly as if
it had been noon. Renfroe thought him
self gone. In imagination he could feel
his body confined in the sanrial's paunch,
and only by a strong effort resisted the
strong impulse of leaping into the beast's
mouth, the charm being of the kind that
draws one to drop froma the masthead. Re
covering his feet and his self possession at
the same instant, the man lunged at the
alligator with a fence rail. The rail went
into the animal's throat but was brokel
like a pipe-stem. Renfroe shouted for help,
and w;hile waiting for some one to come,
used other fence rails to parry the tlliga- I
gator's lunges, wfiich, for some reason
then unknown, were not as fiercely made
as was expected. When his weapons canme
Renfroe shot the beast twelve times with a
revolver, four times with a shotgun and
ended the battle with a broadraxe. The
alligator had broken its tail wthen it struck
the horse, which was killed. If the assail
a, Re~nfro 4 thinks, lhe isan muiht hbave
Ishared .le fite of the hIt-,i. '" ;
:alligaitor \xwas exhibited to) crowd ,of cm i
ons persozis ini Du)tb!ii duiri ng' l:it week.
Tie se'inles sbhowved his w;i."ght to I 5i
While Eginv, W b , rii hi
detaehed loeomontive along the t, ' neat
Hiirtf .rd, ('oniie'Lctie . t i.e ther tid y, he
saw that the i?:,,'olti ive ofa :. tr-.i- oni a
siding t l.i' ,),to ',!e so:imewhat, upon his tailk.
lse knew"- that there te.at be a so;:b-nl
and so juml')Cld al r his lii', tile ti'ctinazt
following. T'le tre.le'i.ae engine at onter
startetd on a wild ru"i . It strtuck the :ir
tettiag locmtiiiv", but kept the trtaik.
The -shock threw oenlie the thirotle nd! lett
ol a full h:e:t of sle:w i. Away \%e,:it the
rnttatwt; like a il-st,. A te'-gral;i opera
tor saw tie curitoilu art-blentit aiite huSt :rerily
tdispatc'he( fr 'wvervi thinitI to lear the
tractk. A switeltlhttan who sin' ti' rtin
iawty (colini.g at the ratell of ":it i i,0th
miles a tltitlttO." is he txpres ed it, tried
to switch the 1ioiivo offvo , iut wias init
lin timenl. 'The Wilt Stee(d roled ol intol
lUartford depot id. lEgi-neer 'New\ton
alind his teman were jut .etting their en
gine and tender oilt the main t:'ack. Ht ee-g
iia.-.so stduddenly upi-e'ared in the air tai1.i a
tlind of steam, smoke antd i4ct, t ii it
wens seel that the r1.1no l'.wyiv had ?-.si ntei
S'+-ov'oln's te ",r and `triad bo ft t.t. t] been tih
ratile;d, antl Ne'.wtoIi'S l(ttomotivte h:nul] in
turn bieent sent running awai - "-ii' iout a
lan to direct or cthek it. ItLt 1 it a- 'aseeit
runaway was Sihort-lived, for Nl ' tollt's
engine struck and denolistedl a third.
bringing things to a st:uatiltill. Them were
lively times all along 1ie track, : et no oe
was killed.
Three Iads. James ioran. Johni E bart.
and Ilhnsel Woods, were attempting to
cross the Ohio river at Louisvi lhe in askiff,
on Thursday evening, when their boat was
drawn by the undertow into the ral)pids
above the fails. People on the shore saw
the boy s.ldehily bend to their oar.- if
rowing for life. They pilltietd lown ;;::si
hard, but were drawn down. In the r;
ids at this season of the year the yellow
water is obeaten into white foamn, and whirl
pools seize whatever conies in their way.
The spectators saw tie skift sucked under
by o;e of these whlirlipools, its occupants
also diisappe:rinig. A moment later the
boat came to the surface bottom up, and
the boys were soon clinging to the keel.
The current was bearing them straight to
wards the falls, where death was certain
unless they should be rescled. RIescue
was attempted by the life-saving crew at
the station there, but the life boat got into
a whirlpool and made no progress. See
inig that help must be rendered quickly,
two young men-Phiilip Ernest and Olsin
Ally--shoved off in a third boat, while the
excited crowd cheered repeatedly. Then
there began a close race for life, the over
turned boat being near the falls and the
rescuet s shooting down the rapids like an
engine down an incline. When the latter
had won and the half-drowhed laids n.ad
been dratwn into the third boat the ontblu rst
from tlhe shore seemed greater than the
roar of the waters. The row back was
slow and as full of danger as the (ozal'ls
pa:li, bat the shore was gained in safety.
Miss Lizzie Brown, a pretty young" lady
of less than twenty summers, is the hero
ine of a most mysterious ronllil nc, which
exciting the burning euriost y of folks in
the pictire qute little village of Edodington,
onh the li 11 of the New York railroad.
Miss Bro'wn is a fa rme'r's daughter, and
she attends to the household duties at the
old Johnson farm, about two miles from
Eddington, which is now owned by Tlon.
C. N. Taylor and farmed by her brother.
On t:aturday night a week ago she paid an
early visit to the Conover farm ab!out half
away, returning at 9 o'clock. Her faith
ful dog Carlo, which almost always accom
panies her, was the only living creature in
the house except herself when she pre
pared to retire. When: Miss Brown was
about to go up to her room, having already
taken off her shoes, a violent noise at the
front door startled her and set Carlo to
growling furiously. In another moment
a large, powerful-looking man, with a red
handkerchief tied over his face, entered
the room and stood i and stood in a threateniing atti
tude before the apparently unprotected
woman, lie commanded silence and a
compliance with his wishes, and presetmted
a revolver at the terrified woman's head,
at the same time barring her way to the
door. The particulars of the struggle
which followed are not given by Miss
Brown, who says, however, that at the
moment when she. supposed that she was
in the greatest danger, the faithful Carlo
jumped at the masked man's throat, and a
terrible struggle followed between the man
and the dog, during which she escaped
from the house and ran for the Conover
farm house. The man finally escaped
from the dog and followed her as she ran
down the road, exclaiming: "I will fix
the dog next time and kill you." Hlow
she escaped Miss Brown scarcely knows,
but her cries attracted the attention of Mr.
Craig Conover, who ran out to meet her,
and she fainted away in his arms. Mr,
Conover took her to his house, and she re
mained in an unconscious condition for
five days, although yesterday she had en
tirely recovered. The strangest part of
the story is that she positively refuses to
give even to her brother any information
which would lead( to tie identification of
the man who assaulted her. Upon going
to the Johnson ftarm-house immediately
after tlh' occurrence nothing yvas found to
attach suspicion to any one.
A Gallant Rescu~e.
NEW YORK, June 20.-A nine-year-old
son of a poor man named O'Toole fell over
board at the steamboat dock at Tompkins
ville, Staten Island, and was slowly carried
out by the tide, yesterday afternoon. A
crowd gathered and tried to throw himn a
rope, but he was too far awaly. He became
exhausted, and was sinking for the lasi;
time, when Mr. Garrett Hogan of Balls
ton, who chanced to be passing, leaped off
the wharf after him. He was compelled
to dive to get the boy, but succeeded in
bringing him to shore in an insensible con
dition. After some exertion the boy was
Mr. HIogan is 19 years of age, and a re
porter f.f the Staten Island News Associa
o:fi. T'his iis .the :fifth boys: that hle has
~~c. -

xml | txt