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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE.
SATURDAY. JANUARY M. 1888. SEMI-WEEKLY fO FORWARID. The democratic party as represented in the house of representatives, has done nobly in passing the omnibus bill. ln stead of whining over defeat or persisting in past errors, it has at a bound placed itself in the vanguard of progressive leg islation. The brave pioneers, who have established commonwealths from the Minnesota border to the Pacificare full of gratefulness to Springer, Cox and other stalwart democrats, who have proclaimed that the Dakotas, Montana and Washing ton shall appear in that glorious constel lation which is the hope and admiration of the world. In acting thus, the deino cratio party declares that it is better to be right than to be in power. Instead of following the lead of the republicans as it has done too often, it advances to n higher plane and compels the republican senate to accept its policy or incur the execrations of every homestead in these wronged, neglected, territories. Now for another stride. Let the house pass the senate tariff bill. Many demo crats may not approve of the provisions of that bill, but such objections are offset by the large reduction which it would effect in the public revenue. Both par ties are pledged to reduce the surplus that is, they are pledged to take less money from the pockets of the people and forego needless accumulations at Washington. The people at large de mand that this reduction shall take place. They do not care so much how it is done. The republican party is responsible for the tariff bill. Do not divide that re sponsibility by attempting to revise it in the short interval between now and the 4th of March. If, as the result of the senate tariff bill, the people have in their hands a year hence $60,000,000, which otherwise would have gone to swell the needless hoard in the treasury, they will thank the democratic members who abandoned vexatious opposition and placed "revenue reduction" on the flag which bears already inscribed in letters of light the inspiring words, "territorial emancipation." Apart from party considerations, the industries of the country demand rest from tariff agitation. The Mills bill of blessed memory cost Montana a heavy sum by demoralizing the wool industry. In other parts of the Country the loss was likewise heavy. Let us then get this tar iff boulder out of the way and take up pressing questions of reform, on which the democratic party will not be shackled by prejudices born of slavery and sec tional lealousy. BRUTALITY. DUELLING was formerly.common in the United States, but it disappeared before the advancing strides of higher civiliza tion. Prize fighting is now also common and the wires are loaded with details of such brutes as Sullivan and Kilrain. In Missoula, on Saturday, Montana was desecrated by a brutal fight. Its brutali ty may be judged from the following ex tract from the Independent's report: "In the fifth round both men were covered with blood and the ring was slippery with blood. Both men had been severely punished, the handiwork of each telling on the other's face. This was a desperate round. The men rained blows upon each other, with terrible effect, each striving to get in a knock-out blow, but time was called before this was ac complished. When the sixth round was called, both men sprang at each other like bulldogs, exchanging savage courte sies which showed there was plenty of fight in them. Fierce blows were given and taken, neither men shrinking from the punishment inflicted." The arguments are so overwhelming against allowing such exhibitions of savagery, that it is needless to rehearse them. The statute book contains strin gent laws on the subject which should be enforced. What is needed is a reawaken ing of the public conscience which will makethe law officers do their duty. HQM. J. K. TOOLE embodied in his speech a large amount of information about Montana, which merits-wide circu lation. But why did he use as serious matter Editor Read's pleasantries regard ing the newspapers as published in the Butte Inter Mountain for 1887-87 For instance, the River Press, which suppoit ed Mr. Toole through thick and thin, is describod asa "mugwump" journal. Ibis journal, which also supported Mr. Toole, Is described as"on the fence." Mr.''Toole should next appear in the house in saek cloth and ashes to make amends for such blunders. CAPTAIN COUcu has' now become one of ourselves and will always be welcome at Great Falls. It is men like him that have made Butte the greatest mining camp in the country. We are glad that he has acquired on good terms a valuable property, which will be worth double what he paid for it in a few years. The transaction is creditable to htiself and Mr. Vaughn, who has the pluck and abil ity to establish another ranch before long. AcOgDnorG to our telegrams Tipperary is seethipg with excitement on account of the prosecution of William O'Brien, til1 distinguished orator and journalist. The police are acting with their customary brutality and are forcing the forbearance of the people to the utmost. If Gladstone does not seon regain power, Ireland Is likely to have recourse to physical force which was always the popular policy in gallant Tlpperary. V E.Rnn gamblers here are puzzled at the list of forbidden games Il the Hunt bill. It amazes them'how.Mr. HMits and the legislature have mastered so quickly the mysteries of the art. When asked to explain the relative degrees of chance between most of these games and faro, the said gamblers smile. Mr. Hunt should make a discourse on the gambling question for the instruction of the neople at large, ELI.OTICIc FORCE. The following article on "Electric Force," which we copy from thePortland Oregonian, will be read with interest by the people of Great Falls. It .fore shadows what will be accomplished by the vast water power of the falls of the Missourl, located as they are on the bor der of the.Rocky mountains and ata point where can be shipped the qre product of the greatest mineral producing region of the United States: The largest electric power plant in the world is located on the Chollar incline, 1,700 feet below the surface, and generat ed by Pelton water wheels, on the SButro tunnel level of the Comstock, near Vir ginia City, Nevada. Power is transmit led on copper wire to motors at the 69 stamp quartz mill at the surface. This power amounts to 89 per cent of the total efliciency saved. The Truckee river is only 16 miles distant, and by taking ad vantage of its fall 1,000 stamps can be run at the Comstock at a cost which will make it profitable to handle millions of tons of low grade ores. Here is another example of what can be accomplished by using existing water power to transmit electric force. There remain, unworked, at the Comstock mines, millions of tons of low grade ores that could not be work ed when steam power had to be generated at great expense. During the palmy days of Nevada min ing only the rich ores were available, but now that electric force can be transmitted and power created at so moch less cost it will be possible to crush and work ores that were too low grade for old-time working and produce millions of money and give reliable employment to thous ands of men for a long time. This will have its effect on Nevada as a state, by making mining possible in many districts not as yet worth working. The trans mission of force has only begun to be avarled of. The not distant future may see Niagara's immense power utilized at a distance. It may be that New York city can some time use Niagara Falls as securely as Portland expect to use the falls of the Willamette. Whenever force can be stored and economically used in that form then the winds and flowing waters will be turned to ancount and their power treasured for use under lock and key. These possi. bilities assume shape and become facts in common use while we ponder them. The world of today has left its dead past far behind and a lifetime now includes more than centuries could achieve pre vious to our own day. What the efforts of science and invention can achieve we 0an only surmise, but can safely expect that the triumph of mind over matter has only commenced and the -forces of nature are but beginningto be understood. Therefore human intellect has more struggles to make and battles to win. We arve lived to see the beginning of human achievement and can not conceive the end. This invasion of the realm of doubt and finding out of nature's powers will naturally lead man to a nearer and clearer understanding of creative omni potence in the deity, of the power that rules the universe, and mind will be liberalized as it comprehends matter. lHON. WiLL KENNEDY, in opposing the printing of the governor's message by the territory, said: "As an advertising med um, the message was on the wrong side of the fence, as it would show that the territory had no public institutions and would of necessity have to build some; lhat the building of these would necessi tate the levying of heavy taxes, which certainly would not be an inducement for people to come to the territory." This is queer reasoning or lack of reason. Ac' cording to MIr. Kennedy, people will fock to places such as New York city, which has jails, penitentiaries and insane asylums, instead of coming to the broad west, where such institutions have not yet been provided. People up here pre fer a quarter section of land without an asylum near by, to a tenement floor in New York with "public buildings all around. SENATOR VEST plays the clown by presenting a ludicrous alleged memorial from dentists asking a bounty of a dol lar each for teeth extracted, "in order to encourage honest industry, lower the cost to patients and encourage Immigra tion of dentists from other parts of the world, thereby making a better market for agricultural and other products of this country" Mr, Vest thus attempts to be satiric on the senate bill which gives a bounty on the production of sugar. Yet Napoleon I, encouraged by bounty the production of beet sugar; Canada offered a bounty for the manufacture of iron and steel and American towns and cities are ready to give "bonuses" or bounties for new industries. Mr. Vest should not be so severe on a friendly act toward a southern industry. THE bill to admit Montana to statehood will soon be presented by the house to the senate. Yet the Montana house of representatives, which has been in ses alon over a week, has done nothing to promote the success of that measure. On the contrary, it has created a false im pression by tabling the resolution which the council, to its credit, so promptly. passed. What explanation has Mr. Hunt, the republican leader, to give for this in action ? While Dakota is seething with excitement for statehood, our house of representatives is busily engaged in sup pressing "stud horse poker" and 'lchack luck." Give us statehood and in its train will come law and order to our heart's content. THEna is no time to be lost in making heard thevoice of the Montana legisla lure for statehood. The council has done 1t duty; what is the house doing?. Croup to a terror to young mothers, especially during the winter months as it s then most prevalent It can always be prevented, if properly treated as soon as the first symptoms appears. Hoarseness is the first symptom; this is soon follow ad by a peculiar, rough cough, If h.mberlain's Cough Remedy is freely ivenas son as hese symptoms appear, t will Iiarably prevent the attack. There is no danger In giving the reme dy; asit contains no inaurious substance. For sale by Lepeyre Bros, How Dentorn Conqeer Death. Dootor Walter K. Hamgtohd 'says: After a long experience I havecome tothe conclusion that twothirds of all deaths from coughs, pneunionia andeonum ion might be avoided if Da, Acker's Eg lish Remedy f~eonsumption were osay carefully used in time. This wonderful Remedy issold under a postive guarantee by Lapeyre Bros. A GRAND Prize Distrition UNDER THE LAWS OF MONTANA, To take place publicly in the ICourt Ilouse, at Billings, lont., -ON \ . IMONDAY, APRIL 15; 1889. FIRST PRIZE--:The well-known and popular GRAND - HOTEL VALUED AT $64,000. NOTE.-A Warranty Deed. for the Hotel and Residence, free from any and all inoumbrances, has been placed on deposit in the First National Bank of Billings, to be delivered to the persons holding the lucky numbers on the day of drawing, H. H. MUND, Cashier, HABiY QL)IHAM, Asst. ash SECOND PRIZE-.. A TWO - STORY RESIDENCE VALUED AT ,00oo0, THIRD't PRIZE,,.- ... One - Steinway- Grand - Piano, VALUED AT $1,0000 1 Cash Prize.... 10 Prizes, at 100 each...'''......"' ....... i.. .. .. . . . 500 .0 . . 0 .. .. . .... . . ... 1,000 .0 ..................... .... 000 L00 " .. .... . . ... · ·000· .......- 500 Agregat Prizes,. $75,000, 15,000 tIceb at $5 each, o o The President bf the Legislative Council, the Speaker of the THE PLAN OP DRAWiNG,. The numbers correspondlng with those on the tickets, printed on separate cards, will be placed in one wheel, Tle084 prizes semilarlyprrm e n oseparate cards will i plaed In another wheel. The pheel will be revesesssait, the. tickets thoroughly nixed, and a number will ches he rawn from the wheel bf numbers by a chil... "he numbers esnd prizes drwn' froom the other wheel by anotherchild. The sum. seris and prizes drawn will be exhibited to the audience and registere. byl the comi sittee, the prie being placd against the umber sr Tis operation will epestad until the prizes are draws out ll ent wantes'i every town i1 the Territory, at good commissinas. Address A, J, NICKE, Box 118, illing, M. T. ALEX R. LAPEYRE BEN E. LAPEY I LAPEYREE BROS. WE CARRY A FULtLINE OF Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Toilet Articles, Paints anl Oils, Glass, Lamps, Wall Paper, Stationery, &c. &c. Prescriptions a Specialty. Mail Orders Receive. Prompt Attent,; A. M.tHOLTLEr President. gM. M. . HOLS, Vice-President. J. W. McLEoD, Secretary-Treasurer CHARLES WEGNER, General Manager. HOLTER. LUMBER CO. Incorporated. Cultal, $100,000. IN CONNECTION, GREAT FALLS PLANING MILL. DEALER IN Lumber,_Flooring, Siding, Shingles, Lath, Door Win lows, Lime and Building Material. HOTCHKISS & HAWKINS HAVE THE FINEST ASSORTMENT OF Shelf, Building and Heavy Hardware in GREAT FALLS, andlat prices that defy competition. All kinds of TIN WORK DONE TO ORD Call and get prices. Stone block, Central Avenue. . ESTABLISHED 1884 GREAT FALLS LUMBER CO I:' . MY-: S c .: .... . .1'y_ WE MANUFAOTURE AND KEEP IN STOCK ALL KINDS OF Dressed and Matched Flooring, Dressed Siding, Finished Lumber Lath and Shingles. ALSO DEALERS IN Minnesota Flooring, Siding and Finishing Lumber, Sash, Doors, etc. First-class Oregon Cedar Shi always on hand. All kinds of Moulding. Orders Filled direct from the Mill if desired. C. B. JACQUEMIN & CO W.rATCHMAKERS & .EWELERS, -AND DEALERS - IN SILVERWARE & FANCY GOODS. SO Fine Watch Repairing, Artistic Designing and Engri HAewelry anufactured to Order. HALE'S BLOCK, HELENA, M. T. JAC~KSON'S .Iusie Store, HELENA, M. T. SNAKE, DECKER BROSI. BERR BRO.e & CO~, J.h &C. FISCHER, IVES & POND, mm9 OTBIER 'irstClass Pianos. A;..ChJase, Chicago Cottage and ,Clough &.Warren Organs. An kind of 1Smwlboloaj at an da Msach C'oresaanead c SolicIted. G. W. JACKSON. tacoed M[acoh . and." each Year. It 1. n.oey elcuedja at ousae lobst. tion for all who H obsa. tU. 1uot op t#. ow u home,1 at me end q ~tiup.JnoaI*pup out whobi airedu #to $1 tbqa. iin p.001St .5 10 .t (to, MONTGOMERY WA~aQ COMMISSION M CWANT ORUAT 1ALLS, %f. T. am the onlyin'e obfoein the Territory doigaa pnrohsacer. acha optti $ooaatton oetral bpd tcc diwot lipsn t. estssoati h to bay point eaBaO.Ytl.tX 7 w 'Perrone bav stooor scain will aind it to thtcrcinteret to thc banadnith apa. Ocncecacnn ascc colieted. J, J.. KENNEDY. The Colleg8 of ctf-MY n a. 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