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SEMI-WEEKLY EDITION , E VI. NUMBER 64 (UREAT FALLS. MONTANA. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 1, 1 890. PRICE. 5 CENTS ann UN- - without exaggera line of Fine Men's best in this part of t, well-fitting, com urable hand-sewed s in Lace and Con ed by the cele era Messrs. Lilly, of Brockton, Mass., given the best of Where we have sold customer, he has celebrated Eastwood fine French - calf oes in lace and con that combine com ability. They are oe, but the good, durable shoe, feel at home em; they are also corns. We will e every time if a cannot be said in celebrated Alfred . They are made no shoddy felt that as worn only a preventive frop are sole agents d-sewed shoes, to $88.50, are con any shoe offered same price. Men's Slipper's in ed Morocco and plete. selling Ladies' cost and have a fair to select from. t a pair for your in or aunt. They e room for men's sale in heavy still in progrees. of these goods we ce we started our has surprised even on't miss this sale. pplied for this win IIfor next spring and omy by so doing. just received an in latest importation in Handkerchiefs for They were ordered but came on a little In order to induce them now we have at 12~c, two for 25c, dozen. Also a line at r dozen. did line of Imported Ralf Hose in blacks at from $4 to . er ery respectfully, S Shoe louse, to First National Bank. DONE IN WASHINGTONI Direct Tax Bill, Whleb President Cleveland Vetoed, Again Passed by the Senate. Montana Election Cases Will Come up for Consideration Feb. 16. WAsnnsmoo, Jan. 80.-The senate, after a brief debate, peased the direct tax bill by a vote of 44to7. Th ilsthe bill which passed the last congress and was vetoed by President Cleveland. At 2 o'clock consideration of the resolution of Senator Chandler, concerning the Aberdeen, Misse., outrage, was reasumed, and Mr. George addressed thesenate. DOINGS OF COMMITTEES. Feb 15 Fixed as the laSe fer Hesrind Oh. Moeatsa Eletietlo Case. WAsmoGToN, Jan. 80.-At its morn ing meeting the senate committee on privileges and elections agreed to take up the Montana election case Feb. 16, and to ive all persons interested a hear ing n that day. MelKller's B111 Referred. The senate committe on finance re terred the McKinley customs administra tion bill to a ub-committee consistia g of Senatorsn Allison, Aldrich and McPher son. Mr. Allison is absent from the city, but the other members of the sub-com mittee went to work on the bill. el"rae Femoent on the Army RIlL At a meeting of the house committee on military affairs a favorable report on the bill placin# Gen. John C. Fremont on the retired lst of the army, with the rank of major-general, was ordered to be made to the house. Favorable reports were also ordered on the bills appropri ating $40,000 for the opening of the new Soldiers' home at Marion. Ind., and to suthorine the asle of the Fort Bliss mil itary reservation, near El Paso, Taex., and the pnrchase of another site. HRens Naval Committees. A favorable report on the bill for the relief of the survivors of thewreck of the United States vesels at Samoa, was or dered by the house naval committee. An amendment bringing those who have since died of injuries received in the dis aster, under the provons of the bill, was' added. The bill transferring the revenue marine service to the navy was discunsed by the committee, but no con cnlusion was reached. Unailmoes for the New euart. WAs t.proz, Jn. 80.-A discussion of the bill introduced by Representative Rogers to establish an intermediate court of appeals, consumed the time of the judiciary committee of the house. The membet of the committee are practi cally unansmous on the bill which aims to gk5 ctrcuit courts appellate instead of ort jtrisdiction. Mte Is the Wheat stae. W4aooNo , Jan. 80.-From statistics just published, Minnesota stands first in the eodatry as a wheat growing state, havin produced the det year 41,000,000 bushel. California comes next with 48,000,000 bushels. The Dakotas pro daoed 48,000,000 bushels, ranking third. Minnesota had 8,100,000 acres in wheat; Caliornia had 8,200,000; the Dakotas 4,40000. Illinois heads the list as r of ats, having raised 145,000 - 0U0 b hels. Iowa comes next with 0,000,000; Minnesota third with 88, 0oo0,000. . THIEVES ON THE BORDER. Bads of Oreasera Robbins Texans of Cattle and Horses,. Baownsvx.LL, Tex., Jan. 80.-Two bands of thieves from Mexico have been operating on this side of the river lately. Last week they captured three men near the Calbaso ranch, about fifty miles from here, and, after binding them hand and foot, robbed them and wounded one with a sword. They suc eeeded in escaping acrome the border with twenty-three head of horses. The other band killed a number ofat cattle and drove off twenty horses and nineteen mules belonging todifferent people along the border. They were foiled in an at tempt to rob a store, but, meeting a man named Santillsn, they compelled him to remove hia clothing, which they car ried o8. Cipt. Brooks, of the Ranger, is now in purulit. ALLEGED TO BE SHORT. The Du Mosnelan le Imuarance Ompay Claim e,000 freeo Their Former see DEe MeoNm, Iowa, Jan. 80.-The Dee Moines Fire Insurance company, of this city, has levied attachments upon the property of Theodore Gatchille, late seo r y of the company, for the sum of 9o, Mr. Oatohnlle reigaed his poti tion a few days ago, sold his etock and left the company. Since then the books have been examined and it is charged that he has drawn warrants which he was not authorized to do to the extent of the sun named. MOST IS FREE AGAIN. The Anacehit Liberated sn a Writ ef Habea Corpus. New Yoax, Jan. 80.--ie argument on the Johenn Most writ ofhabeas cor pus was held in the private room of the supreme court judges, reporters being excluded. Presiding Justice Van Brunt heard te motion for a tay, pending an appeal to the ourt of appeal and granted it, fixing the ball in which Moset may be llberated at 0I,00. ee. Hoffman attaehed her nnse to the new bond and Meet was relesed. Bsulanger fer a Museem FreL. Lotnoe, Jan, ill-The announoemant that (en. Boulanger will lecture in the United States during the autumnIs re scived with incredulity in London, but the Prislia writer have hailed the in formation with more than ocdinsky en thusiasm. Primed with knowledge that the ever juvseele Barnum is in Europe, the French edlace, with their om.nmary .ocurac have eantscted "le brave gen eral" with the immortal Phoes, and robably half them believe t e will b exhibited to the moo of redmen and sprinkling of whites, who, - they know, Constitute the populsiocn Amesric. NO SHEENY FOR CASHIER. Unuj t Aetlon of the Directors Cause a Gigntle Run on an Albany Rank. ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. S0.-There was an exciting time at the Albany County bank Monday afternoon. Cashier John Templeton died a short time ago and Monday the directors met to elect his successor. It was expected that David 8. Mann, the teller, who has been in the bank for twenty years, would be pro moted. But there was a hitch in the programme, and during the stormy ses sion of the board one of the directors is credited with saying that they Did Not Want Any "Sheeny" as the head of their bank. When Mr. Mann heard this he resigned at once, and two of the directors, one of whom was Dudley Farlin, also tendered their reignaton, saying they could not afford to be connected with an institution where such ideas prevailed. The direc tors then selected William N. Se.,ders, a well known business man as cashier. No sooner was their action known on the street and the alleged insult to the race noised abroad than the Jewish custom. ersof the bank began to withdraw their deposits. Within an hour A Crowd of Angry Men representing some of the largest houses in the city and the bank's best customn ers, illed the space in front of the desk, demanding that their accounts be closed at once. One ulan received a certified check for nearly $200,000, and it is said that nearly $00,000 was withdrawn. The proceedings will probably be ocontin ued,but the bank's officers sy they can stand it and are satisfied with their choice. The matter is the leading sub ject of conversation in town. A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY. Olsurwater, Kan,, the SBone of a Brntal and Cowardly Murder. WIcarrA, Kan., Jan. 30.-Dudley Murphy, a leading citizen of Clearwater, 200 miles west, was shot in the back by Dr. Straum, a prominent physician of the town. Murphy was coming out of a drug store and Straum was concealed in a stairway watching for him. As Mur phy had turned to walk down the street itraum shot him in the back with a Winchester. Murphy fell and Straum reloaded and shot him in the back of the neck. He then pulled a revolver and shot the dying man four times, and snapped the other cartridge in his re volver. Murphy was picked up dead and Straumbastened to the jaii and gave himself over to the sheriff for protection. A lynching is feared. Murphy just re returned from Oklahoma, and n his ab sense of three weeks, it is said, intimate relations sprang up between Mrs.Murphy and the doctor. Straum claims that he heard Murphy was going to kill him and hence his action. Murphy's friends say that he knew nothing ofit. Straum has a wife and two children. WAS BUT AN EMPTY SHOW. Codlitorl of mhe Union PaciOe Tea Con. pany Pind That Its Funds Have eGoe NEW YORK, Jan. 80.-A special to The Herald from Montreal, says: W. D. Gallagher, who embodied in his person the "Union Pacific Tea company," has saddenly left the city with a young English woman, issaid to be the possessor of $85,000 in hard cash. A week ago Gallagher complained to his clerk that he was feeling unwell and would have to go home. He took care to empty the till before leaving. He is now believed to be in California. The leftrk's suspi olons were not aroused until a day or two later. When the creditors vi'sied the store to take possession of the stock they saw hundreds of first Glass tea chests that adorned the shop and filled the store rooms behind,presumably filled with valuable stock. Investigation showed that a hole had been bored in each chest and all the tea extracted, the hole then being neatly covered with A Youthful Desporado SAN ATroxto, Tex., Jan, 80.-Tony Wilson, aged 12, and Robert Miles, aged 14, quarrelled at a variety theatre and went to a neighboring square to fight it oat. Wilson remarked that if he had a knife he would settle the matter very quickly. Mile produced a jack kuie ad gave it to Wlson daring him to se it. Wllon at once drove the blade of the knife into Miles' heart. Miles febl dead, and the young murderer fled, but afterwards went home and was deliv red p to the police. He has been an unry boy. A Candidate for Ralglng. TausNTOx, N. J., Jan. 80.-The coro ner's jury concluded its labor in the Kni. t murder case Monday night. The coroner produced a postal card from George Nelson, arelative of Dr. Kniffen, who claimed to have committed the murder. Nothing is known of Nelson except that his description tallies with that of a drunken man seen about town on the night of the murder. The jury retired at 10:80 o'clock and up to a late hour nothing had beeirdone. Leunebars's Bondsmen Cued. NEw Yoag, Jan. 80.-Poetmaster Van Cott has begun suit against the bonds men of the defaulter and suicide Louns buý, to recover $0,000 damages for their alleged refusal to fulfil the terms of their bond and make up the shortage of the late cashier. NEWS BREVITIES. The car has onferred the grand cor den of the Order of St. Anne, the highest in the empire, upon the French minister of Anance. The United Glaes company,whose cen tral offce is at Syracuse, N. Y., has in oreased its capital stock from $1,3d8,000 to $6,000,000 to extend operations. At Kalamaoo, Mich., Rev. Lyman N. Freeman died Mionday, after a serious ilnes of ten days, following an attack of the ifluensa. He was born in Essex, Chittendeu county, Vermont, May 2S, 1808. Ex-King Milan is one of the best paid literary men in the world. He receives a pension of $,000 per month for not writing a book of reminiecences that he has for some time contemplated. He is still industriously contemplating--and refraining. The French press, without regard to polith , deny indignansly the statemente of The Westphslia Gazette and other cGema pape rthat France i fomienting e trikasa n a.em ny, amd euppetimg stdktiis ~m en , I 1Y SRIOUIS WHRCIIS, British Ship Loch Moldart Ashore Thirty of the Crew Washed Over board and Drowned. Five Sailors of the Janet Cowan Lost and the Ship Dismantled-Rtest of the Crew Saved. Four Passengers Crcnated with a Wrecked Monon Train Near In. .lianapolle-a-Mny Injured. LoNDON, Jan. 2O.-Tbe British ship, Loch Moidart, Capt. Andrew, from Pit agua Nov. 2, for Hamb.trg, is ashore at (allanteoog, Holland. Thirty of her crew were washed overboard after she struck, and all perishe8. The British ship Janet Cowan, Capts Livingston, be fore reported having returned to Ply mouth in distress, lost a number of sails when off the Isle of WVight last Thurs day. Five of her crew were lost. Al though the ship was almost dismastod, the remainder of the crew succeeded in navigating her to Plymouth. TERRIBLE GALES,. The Storm Off the English Coast or Un preeodented Severity - Many Sallter LOnDON, Jan. 29.-The heavy gales prevalent in England fot ate past two lays have increased in violence, and a hurricane is causing much damage in the southean portion of the island. The Menal strait is impassable, owing to the furious gale. Many sailors have been blown overboard - and drowned in at tempting the passage. The parade ground at Sandgate has been almost ruined by the storm. The sheep Trex, from Grernock for Ria, was wrecked on The Needles Saturday, and several of the crew drowned. The survivors lung to the rigging nearly twenty-four hours. The lifeboats made several daring hut fruitless attemp. to re:.cue them. Fi lially a ro'ket wa;s successfully fired over the wreck, and by the line thus con veyed the men were brought ashore Sun day afternoon. CREMATED WITH THE TRAIN. esou Paenagers Burned to Death With the Wreck of Ihe, Monon ESpresu-Many Iatred. IoNDIAAPOLIs, Jan. 2.--A train on the Monon was ditched eleven miles north of this city. Four passengers were burned to death and many injured. The tender of the engine jumnped the track as the train crossed a long trestle over Wilkinson creek. The engine sad bag gage car passed over safely. The day coach and sleeper went into the ditch and were burned. The killed are: Mrs. Eubanks, of Broad Ripple, burned; two children of D. S. Oldham, of Sherieldan, burned; unknown man who died soon after rescue; Mrs. Lizzie Fitzpatrick, of Indianapolisi, missing and suapposed to be dead. The injured are; Ahe Angle, conductor, seriously; Engineer Scllope. seriously; Julius Pearson, of Sheridan, seriously; A. L. Clark, of Wetfield, hurt in forehead; Express Messenger Mounger, badly hurt. BLOCKADED BY SAND STORMS. Colorado Trains All Delayed by Bad Drtfel-srious Wreek in Deep Uut. DENVER, Colo., Jan. 29.-Another wreck on the Pacific, near Berthoud, Colo., occurred, in which Engineer John French and Fireman John Richmond, were roasted to death, They were pull ing a freight train and the storm was so blinding that they did not ee that the sandhad drifted a foot deep in the cut. The locomotive jumped the track, bury ing the engineer and iireman. A tele graph lineman wa found naaonscious under one of the cars. The conductor, in attempting to reech the nearest tele graph taltion, had to crawl a part of the distance oa his hands and knees, and hold on to the rails. Even then he could hardly face the tempest of wind that swept over the mountains threatening to dash him to death. Trains on all roads are delayed from the send drifted llke snow. BURIED hN A SNOWSLIDE. Two Henses Crushed In the Slerras Threem PMMlltles-Resldents ].ee to he Tunnels. ]OWIEVILLE, Jan. 29.-A hose at Logansville, ten miles from here, was buried by a snow slide during a sterm, and two of its inmates killed. Fear prevails in Sierra City of another slide. Many familes have abandoned their homes and have taken refuge in the lower tunnels of the Butte mne. Two houses there are already reoprted to have been crushed in by slides. A Chinaman started from Sierra City to his cabin, about a mie distant, but lost his way in the deep snow and per ished. Crashed Under a Train. HAxooK, Mich., Jan. 29.-Three boys who were coasting down hill ran under a freight car coming down a steep grade. The boys were dragged for some distance and jackscrews were found necessary to raise the oar to get them out. Jacob Saunders, aged 9, had his skull crushed to a jelly; Willie Dones, aged LO, hadl boh legs and his skull erusled, but is still alive and may recover; Charlie Donee aged 7, escaped without a scratch, NEWS BREVITIES. Five thousand people attended the funeral, in Elizabeth, of Misa Laura Diron, who shot herself because her lover married. The mild weather has brought hund reds of seals into Long Island sound, but they are not of the variety that yields fur, though a valuable oil is obtained from them. Vassar college receives $6,000 by the will of the late Rev. ., Kendrick, formerly president of the ealege. The bequest is for the establihmhent of a Kendricik cholarship fuod, A terrific gade, accompaied by thun. d and lightning, prevailed on te Irish sea. noh damage wa done to prop erty along the coast. Several person we killed by lightti and a number ttlu~ssd THE NORTHWEST CONDENSED. The Dakota*. Pierre.--Judge A. J. Edgerton is lying seriously ill at the Park hotel, with la grippe or poeumonia. The date of the irst term of the federal court, Judge Edgerton rensiding, is set for the 29th inst., but the prospects are that it will have to be piotponed. St. Paul.--Th c!hamber of commerce committee stateld that the grain dealers could not afford to furnish saor wheat to South Dakota on time. Huron.-The story sent to The Chicago Tribune regarding destitution in South Dakota mtiets with a vigorous denial. Bismarck.--The wonmn suffrage bill failed to pass the No, ih loDaktsta senate, lownlt tms. Burlington.--Rponrl from variolls portions of Iowa and Illinois indicate that the fruit crop next summer will be a failure. The unusuatlly warm weather of the early winter caused the fruit buds to develop to it dangerous decree. The cold snap of the past week following on this condition of things doubtless killed a great portion of the buds. The peach crop is beyond hope and there are grave fears for the safety of the apple crop. Burlington.-In the United States court at Keokuk Judge Love refused to confirm the sale of the Fort Madison and Northwestern narrow guage. which was recently made to partiea reprerented by Gen. (. A. Gilchrit for $'i7.9100. The judge announces that unless thiose inter ested bid a sum somewhere near the value of the road he would order it abandoned and the track torn up. Ru mor has it that Mr. Gilchrist bought the road in the interest of the Baltimore and Ohio. Another sale will be ordered. Sioux City.-Lee Miner, a cattle buyer, in a fit of iianiacal fury, attacked Lean der Scott, an employe at the stock yards, frightfully gashmin his throat with a big bladed pocket knife. Scott died in a few ihours. Miner is crray. His three brothers live near Tekamah, Neb., and are wealthy farmers, Minna.ota Mattern. Alexandria.-The new M. E. church was dedicated Sunday by Bishop Fita gerald. St. Paul.-Commencing Feb. 1, the freight business of the Wisconsin Central will be handled at the Northern Pacific terminals, instead of those of the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba rail way. Shakopee.--William Willson will as sune the duties of postmaster of this city Feb. 1. Red Wing.--The annual meetig of the Goodhue County Bible sociey will be held Tuesday evening next at the opera house in this ity. Addresses will be delivered ny a number of divines. Hinckley.-As the St. Paul and Duluth north-bonnd limited was pulling out of this station Robert Collins, the 18-year old son of Robert Collins, of this place, jumped on the train to take a ride, and, while jumping off slipped and fell under the train, which passed over both of his legs just below the hips. He was picked up about five minutes later byJoseph Tow and taken home, where he died a short time after. PLENTY OF MONEY NOW. The Duluth and WVnnlpog Negotlates a Trust Deed for 87,00o,0o0. DULUTH, Jan. 29.-A deed of trust from the Duluth and Winnipeg to the Guarantee Loan and Trust company of Philadelphia for ,:,0(00,000 has been filed in the register of deeds' office here. R. S. Munger, one of the directors, has re turned from the East, bringing the news that the company has absorbed much new capital and oi new on a splendid financial basis. Work will begin on the extension to the Canadian border as soon us the weather will permit of grading and it will be completed this year. Lo comotives., freight and passenger equip ment will be ordered at once. WV. C. T. U. Barred Out. MILWAUKEE, Jan. 29,-The Woman's Christian Temperance union here has re ceived fo, mal notice from the directors of the Young Men's Christian association that the union could no longer occupy quarters in the Young Men's Christian association building. The notice says that, having allied themselves with the Prohibition party, the women miust be treated like any other political organiza tion, and are therefore debarred from oc copying quarters in the Young Men's Christian association building. The no tice caused a sensation, but no action was taken. Dangerous Dollars. FORT DODGE. Iowa, Jan. 29.-North orn Iowa is being flooded with what bankers pronounce the best imitation sil ver dollar that has been placed in circu lation for some time. The coin is the exact shape, size and color of the gen uine and is stamped perfectly. It is lighter in weight than the good dollar, but cannot be easily detected unless by persons handling large quantities of sil ver dollars. KILLING THOUSANDS. A Mysterious Disease Raging la Persan Khorassan. S~. PETERsBURG, Jan. 29.-Advices from Askabad state that Persian Kho ruasan is ravaged by a mysterious stom acic disease, from which 3,000 persons have already died. In Mesehed 100 per sons died daily from the malady, bhut the death rate there has now somewhat les ecned. Physicians are very few and are becoming prostrated from overwork. The nature of the disease cannot be as certained. An Historic Church Destroyed. FOSTON, Jan. 29.-The Congregational chu -oh at Danvers Centre was burned Tue day. The loss is $35,000, and the insurans^$1,000. The church is an his toric one, being the successor of the ancient Salem village parish church in which the witchcraft troubles began. The present building was erected about 1885, was remodeled about a year ago, and was struck by lightning last year. The parish was knowr, as the Braman's meeting house, the I1ev. Dr. Braman having preached in it for nearly fifty years. Portuguese Varlous at pain,. Lonoxo, Jan. 29.-The correspondent of The Standard, as Liebon says that the Republican element is roaur d to furicu'e auger and is strongly advocating o a lli ance with America. This feeling is due to the publication of a report that Senor Sagnata declared in the Spanishe crtes that Spain did not desiae to offend Eng lanud for the sake of Portsgal. One Dollar Saved -I WTORTH- TWO DOLLARs EARNED! We can save you many dollars just now on Winter Goods. Our stock is too heavy in Winter Goods, due to the mildness of the fore part of the winter, and must be reduced many thousands of dollars in the next two months as we need the room and money for our Spring Stock, which will be TWICE the size of any Dry Goods Stock in Northern Montana. As an inducement to the people of Northern Montana to. help us reduce the stock, we will give them Numerous Bargains in all lines of Dry Goods. Many of them at Less than Cost. For instance: Ladies' Assorted Wool Underwear These Goods have been selling from $1.75 to $3.50 each. Children's All Wool Scarlet Underwear IN ALL SIZES, At strictly our Eastern Cost. Ladies' and Children's Wool Hose at 20C. per pair. These are Heavy and Substantial Goods. Wool Shawls, Hoods, Toboggans, Knit Jackets for Children, Wool Skirts, etc., ALL AT COST. Ladies' and C.hilcien's Coat u an Jacet at cul. We have dozens of other Strictly First Class Bargains in Different Departments which must be seen to be appreciated. We would advise you all to come early and look these truly marvelous bargains over. Reliable Dry Goods House, JOE CONRAD, Prop.