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LIVINGSTON, M. T, JUNE 5,1884.
Entered at the poétoflice in Living**, gaily €atfipsfer. Published every dav except Sunday. WEIGHT & HENDRY, : Publishers. &•* second-class mail matter. The New York Sun, the leading dem ocratic newspaper of America, speaks thus kindly of President Arthur: ."After the fourth of next March, this country will possess what it has not had for years —an ex-president entitled to the respect of all his fellow citizens, fully sensible of the requirements of dignity and decency, and bearing into private life a personal character on which there is no stain of dishonor, for." That is something worth living The resolution brought upon the con vention yesterday that all delegates should consider themselves pledged to support the nominee of the convention is identical with Roscoe Conkling's motion four years ago, and resulted in the same way. Such a sturdy objection to Conkling's "unit rule" was raised by Editor Campbell, of Wheeling, W. Va., that it was withdrawn. Yesterday it seems to have been Editor Curtis, of New York, who chiefly de nounced the insulting proposition and caused its withdrawal. Four years ago it was brought up by Blame's opponents, but this time it was meant to serve Blaine \ himself if nominated. A private communication informs the Enterprise that a leading caterer of St. Paul, one whose name is favorably known among the traveling public of the whole northwest, is anxious to operate the hotel at Mammoth Hot Springs if he can get possession. It is even said that he would advance money to pay the workmen's reasonable claims—a venture that he could hardly be expected to make. We hope lie will be able to make the arrangement for truly it appears to be the only road out of the difficulty. The two receivers of the company that owns the hotel have failed utterly to solve the problem, but by litigation have added cemplications that it may take even years to decide—an im portant question of the relative jurisdiction of United States circuit courts and U. S. courts in tlve territories that will doubtless reach a decision only in the supreme court two or three years from now. It is possible, however, that one or otlnr of the receivers may in the meantime buy up the workmen's claims, take jxissession of the hotel property and open it to the ac commodation of the pudlic. But w r e cannot say that from present appearances we have any great faith in that result. Either or both of the receivers would doubtless be willing to allow any third party to make the venture, aud it is to be presumed that it is on some such b a sis that the St. Paul gentleman is laying his plans. The concourse of tourists who will visit the Park this summer, provided the hotel is open for their accommodation, would make tlx* property a reasonably profitable one for the season. The work men have from this direction an oppor tunity to be released from their present position with their money in their hands. We do not understand that any redaction of their claims has been or will be asked of them, but they could well afford to ac cept a considerable reduction from their full accounts now in preference to taking chances on getting the entire amount a year or more hence. Few men would care to advance any great sum for thi privilege of opening that hotel this sum mer, and we do not imagine that the gen tlemen spoken of would pay any greater claims than was reasonable. Wo therefore judge that the more reasonable are the demands of the workmen the move likely they a~e to he promptly paid. The En terprise in common with every man in this country hopes a speedy arrangement of the difficulty may be arrived at. The Cnear «l'Ale lies. Ti c great mining excitement bas giver rise to a great man '-I-told-you-so's.' Those who predicted that with the disap insurance of the snow would ebb away tilt excitement over the district and that thousands would l>c entirely disappoiiite in the bright hopes which induced then to stamjje e thither, have the satis faction of knowing that they wore tru prophets. On the other hand those \vh ' ve constantly and consist tamed that there is gold in ti Alencs and plenty of it have a m rect diagnosis. The district presents Hi singular anomaly of a region from whir a considerable and increasing amount r . in v - ima daily falling into duller times and the majority of its inhabitants into worse financial straits. The reason is not far to seek. Though the district covers a con siderable area, it was located in 20-acre kTi'^B^and comparatively few have oh is e a the in tained ground that presents good pros pect». The bed-rock lies uniformly deep, the surface of the country is covered with a dense forest and its conformation is such * # that to and work a claim requires a considerable expenditure of labor and capital. The insane excitement over the district drew thousands there who spent their money and received nothing in re turn, and scattering over the country "from Dan to Bersheba," they have every where given the Coeur d'Alene region a worse name than it actually deserves—a reputation colored entirely by their bitter experiences. This has made capital, needed to develop the district, very wary and caused it to hold aloof and the many who would willingly sell their really val uable claims or shares in them for a rea sonable sum to any person with the money to develop them, can find no buyers. Most of the merchants in the district stocked their stores during the times when freight into the district cost cnor mous figures. Now a reduction has come, goods are taken to the district at one-third or one fifth winter prices and can be sold so much less. During the winter the complete dead-brokenness of the camp caused light sales and the spring saw considera ble stocks in the district, unsold, that cost ruinous price*. Those who owned them are now subjected to a competition they cannot begin to meet. The better walk ing of the spring is causing a constant exodus; there is still but little trade in the district, and failures are the constant order of almost every day. Gold is be ing taken out in large quantities from about half a dozen claims, and in these claims perhaps not more than fifty men are employed. We have so far changed our original - opinion as to believe the Coeur d'Alene is rich and will come to be regarded as such, but just at present the man who goes there to make a fortune needs a good-sized pile as a foundation to build on. At the astronomical observatory of Ber lin, says a translation from Nya Pressen Helsingfor, a discovery has been recently made which, without doubt, will cause the greatest sensation, not only among the adepts in science, but even among the most learned. By accident Dr. Blcnd mann found that the observations of the moon gave but very unsatisfactory results, owing to the intensity of the light power of the moon's atmosphere, which is that strong that it affects the correctness of the observations in a very high degree. He then conceived the idea to make the object glass of the refractor less sensitive to the rays of light, and for that purpose he darkened it with the smoke of camphor. It took months of experimenting before he succeeded in findiug his right degree of obscurity of the glass, and finally found he then with the refractor took a very ac curate photo of the moon's surface. This he placed in a sun microscope, which gave the picture a diameter of 55-jL feet. The revelation was most startling. It per fectly overturned all hitherto entertained ideas of the moon's surface. Those levle plains which former. y were held to be oceans of water proved to J>e verdant fields, and what formerly was consider« d moun tains turned out ns deserts of sand and oceans of water. < Towns and habitations of all kinds were plainly discernible, as well as signs of industry and traffic. The learned professor's study and observations ;>f old Luna will be repeated every lull moon when the sky is clear, and we ven iure to predict that the time is not far off when we shall know more about the man iu the moon tlum us Ixeing an agent in English polîtes. Musical Criticism. [Exchange.] By and by the orchestra be^ac Gounod's "Funeral March of a Marion et." It begins with a tutti passage ending with a crash on the cymbals. The two ladies jumped. "My goodness! That don't sound like a funeral march, does it? ' "That's what's on the programme." "Well, the man must have died sud denly." The band placed Weber's "Invitation a la Valse." The rapid, loud passage which precedes the soft and gentle cioW> deceived the audience. They though the piece was ended and applauded. Then, when the music continued, they were surprised. "That's just like Theodore Thomas. He's always trying to do something smart. He did that on purpose, I know he did. Hee him laugh ! I knew he was trying to be s cart. He just thinks he lus do e it now. WILL EXHIBIT -FOR be as off in One Day Only! -AT LIVINGSTON FRIDAY, JUNE 6th W. H. HARRIS' New Absolutely World Famous • . Nickel-Plate Shows. Pi n he Menagerie of Trained Wild Animals. And Congress of celebrated. EQUESTRIAN STARS A Show of wonderful features and the greatest ever periected or conceived; the top of the ladder of tame, overshadowing all competition, challenging all rivolrv in equestrian aud gymnasts. THE ONLY &lfP$ EARED ONLY \ X Y t w ! VA •0 n / Y. ■ /A % a: A XiLiSSff Umbrella-Eared Elephant With the largest ears of horn brutes. The largest and most savage DEN OF LIONS. In captivity, entered and performed daily The hondsome'-t royal BENGAL TIGERS The Only Grave Robbers. The smallest ponies, the largest horses,'the onljl male and female Samson on this conti nent, pulling against horses and eienhauts. M'lle DORA Wonderful Tattooed Fejee Island Canibal. only one ever seen in America. The be*t broke trick and ring horses aud the greatest Circus performance ever witnessed. Read the hills and advertisements, net one tenth can be told in this limited sjaco. Two per formaces daily, afternoon at 2, evening at 8, doors open one hour earlier. Admission tea " CURRAN & LENIHAN, - —dealers in Groceries and Provisions, / n!) ALL KINDS OF GRAIN-FEED. -- ---- Sole Agents for the Cele brated Forgo Best Flour. CORNER OF MAIN AND LEWIS ST., - LIVINGSTON, MONTANA Frank White's Billiard and Pool Parlor ! - Brick Block under Enterprise office jParik: Street. Having Purchased direct from the East an entirely new outfit, consisting of tl»e Finest Black Walnut Bar, Glass and Fixtures west of St. Paul, and new Billiard and Pool Tables I wouldVespectfully solicit patronage from the public in general. Gentlemanly treatment to all, and none but first class goods will be dealt out customers. Elegant Pri vate Rooms in connection. Come and see me. FRANK M HF1E. CORNWELL & LOCKE, PROPRIETORS OF THE Pari Street Saloon, HAVE AT.WAYS IN STOCK THE Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars. The Best Pool aui Billiards Tallies -TO BE FOUND IN THE CITY.— Furnished Rooms in Connection in F. H. LOR! NG, Proprietor ot the GrlLiT EDGE SAMPLE ROOMS. CHOICEST WINE S LIQUO RS and CIGARS. Princely furnished parlor room in connection. MAIN STREET. - LIVINGSTON. D M. REESE, CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER STORE FITTING A SPECIALTY. Plans and Specifications given for any kind of work. Office at the Brunswick Hotel Pioneer Barber Shop, N. IMO, Trop! "B"St. opposite office of Daily Enterprise Elegant BATH ROOMS hi connection. Everything neat and nice. The 8, L. C. LaBarre, PRACTICAL WAGON MAKER. ,Shops on Lower Älajn St., next door to Griffith's Blacksmith shop. New Work and Repairing done to order. Also carry full line of wood stock. Bank Saloon, J. II. BOWMAN, Prop. Lower Main St., - Livingston FANCY DRINKS A Specialty. Also the 1 est brands of Im ported and Domestic Cigars. C. F. MILLER, CÎ0T Shop on B Street, next to Padden's black smith shop. All kinds of Job work neatly and promptly done. Estimates made upon all kinds of work. \VM. WOOLSEY'S STAHE, EXPRESS AND FREIGHT LIE FROM eangvaan Livingston to White Sulphur Springs, \ Leaves Livingston on Monday and Wednesday making two trips j»er week as follows: Leaves Livingston Monday, arriving at White Sulphur Tuesday and returns on W ednesday. Leaves Liv ingston on Wednetdoy and retuni3 on Saturday of each week. Passengers and express sale! y carried at reason able rates. Also heavy freight transported, to o. fjwni either point with all dispatth.. ♦ [ INTER-OCEAN RESTAU RANT, Second Street. ME ALS aFaLL HOURS. Tables supplied with all the delicacies of the season. First-class cooking and dining room a model of neatness. AIRS. A. B. HARRISON. - Proprietor T. R. MAYO'S Upper Main Street, Are the Most Elegantly Furnished in the West. Roue Bit Expert Workmen Biaployel Bath Booms in Connection• PTFinest stock of Barber supplies in Montana 1 JOHN O. SAXE & CO., NEWS AND FRUIT DEALERS, AND CONFECTIONER. The latest eastern Dailies. Illustrated Journ als and Magazines always on hand. MAIN STREET. o. Harness Emporium Lowei Main Street. SADDLERY, HARNESS MAKING and REPAIRING Neatly and promptly done. Have a large and complete stock of goods in the Harness line and 1 am now ready to receive orders. J. Grannickstadten. Livingston, Montana, Located at the Junction of the I 1 Anil the Main Line N. P. R. R. LOTS IN THE Original Townsite. Plats and price lists, apply to JOHN H. ELDER, Agent Land Dept. N. P. R R. Co., Livsngston, Montana. Or to .L. TAYLOR, G«T1 Townsite Agent, N. P. Ry. Co St Paul. Minn . BANK EXCHANGE! JOHN HIGGIJVS, Props. Saloon, Billiard and Pool Parlor TINE MIXED DRINKS A SPECIALTY. ♦ Choice Wine». Liquors & Cigar». [ PAUK 8TBEET* UVlîi OSTOK* ML 1