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LUME VI.--NUMBER 141. GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, SATURDAY, MAY 3, 1890. I'RICE FIVE CENTS.
Mt*l*e srt Fanlartehe Kni n u
P' Flannel Shirts,
Boys' Waists, Boys' Suits,
Everything in the shape of Boys'
sists now in stock. An elegant
o of Peroailes, Cheviots, Sateene
d Fine Flannels for the "kids."
1 1
loves! GIoves!!
Gloves! Gloves!!
How can you get gloves, a pair
is light, soft and at the same
e desirable? We have solved the
oblem. We have only just received
invoice of what is considered the
e of perfection in a driving glove.
y are made from seal pup skins,
a Oalifornia factory, who make a
ialty of tanning and making up
ase skins into fine gloves. Each
hi is warranted to wear and fit and
beyond doubt, the best glove for
purpose ever placed on the
ket. We are sole agents for
here in Great Falls. Drop in
look at them, they are beauties
no mistake. Our stock of fine
and castor gloves is now com
eat all prices from SL00 to $2.50.
heavy gloves and mitts we take
e lead. Our dogskin, heavy gloves
or workingmen, are the strongest
d most satisfaectory goods in the
arket. Also a complete line of
nuke; in plymoth and oil-tan.
pr- aS ! Sp- Suits!!
Ah, "This is where we Shine!"
Everyone who has looked at our
tailor-made garments for spring,
pronounces them beauties and they
fit like gloves. If you. my reader,
want a new suit this spring, don't
fail to inspect our line before buying,
because we can save your money.
HATS! HATS!! HATS!!!
Well, we should say sol We can
safely say that in this department
we have the most complete asort
ment of fine goods, medium grades
and cheap, that could be found any
where in Montana Our stock com
prises in stif hate. such celebrated
makes as the Knox and Battereby's
beKanglish goods. In soft hats we
hans complete assortment, inclid
ing 8tetson'sgoods in all grades. In
short our hat stock is complete in
every detail.
SHOES! SHOES!
Our shoe stook is now one of the
best assorted in Montana, it is com
plete inleading makes, at the lowest
possible priose.
TIE I8 STI N,
Andrew Jensen, Prop'r,
Next Door to irst National Bank
F. M. MORGAN
AROHITEOT,
Oeice--Third loor of the Minot build
Ing, Great Palls, Moat.
OATARRH oUiD. health end sweet
rrth eurd, by blSlobC Oatrrh Res .
**. Per sale by li ry
MERRY MAY DAY TURN OUTS,
Thirty Thousand Men Take Part in the i
Demonstration at to
Chicago. th
to
Strikes in Detroit and Peorla-An
Immense Austrian Strike-No ci
Disorder. e
No Turbulence in Europe-The Horny- .
Handed Sons of Toil are Resolute N
But Peaceable. a
CntciAOo May 1.-[Speclal to the
TaroaNE.]-The great eight hour day oi
parade is taking place. st
Thirty thousand are in line. di
This May day parade Is deemed the t
greatest labor demonstration ever held. aS
The city saqulet, but people are awe- b
struck at the numbers and discipline of dl
the labor organizations.
BIB sTmIKx IN ORIoA, ILL. e1
ti
Twelve Hundred Coal Minersn Demand
Higher Waem.
PeoarA, May 1.--[pecial to the TtRI- a
nuaNn.-Twelve hundred coal miners a,
have struck today. They demand 45 I
cents per ton. The prospects of a settle- at
ment are slight. Both sides count on a ti
long, stubborn fight. tt
TRIKE IN DITROIT. MICoHIGAN. ,
tceen Huandred Caarpeen Demand the B
Rght Hora Limit. Si
D.r.orr. May 1.-[Special to the d
Trtnaal].-May day has been ushered
in here with a strike on the part of the 6
carpenters. Fifteen hundred are on a
strike. They demand thateighthours be p
a regular day's work. The city is quiet. n
No disturbamne is feared. is
NO DISTUIRBANO IN EUROPE. o
ti
A Million Workmen Ane on Strike in
Aunstri.
LONDON, May 1.-[Special to the Ta.a
our.J-Advices from all over Europe say a
that the workmen are quiet
Over a million men are on strike in
Austria for eight hours a day.
BANCHING AT KIBBEY,
Mash Groaud Brokena-Jmping Settlern'
Claims--Oseae Swanson Beer.
(Special Correspondence of the TaRmma.)
EKasna, April 28.-This has been
rather a backward spring, but most of the
farmers are nearly through with seeding. fs
Much breaking is being done and the k
new ground is sown in wheat. With a d
little more rain the crop abhout Kibbey
would be a grand success. a
The Klbbey sachool sla in runing order.
Miss Fergus is our teacher, and a good u
attendance is reported. c
Miss Bertle Owen, of Otter creek, is
visiting her uncleMr.VanHenderllter and
attending school here.
The Rev. Mr. McGregor, of Indiana,
has lately arrived and may toae up his
residence among the Kibbieltes. There
ie much need of a church in this locality.
Considerable excitement is occasioned
by the needless jumping of claims on the
eaest bench. tSome people should mind
their own affairs and not advise the new
settlers to jump a man's claim because
he happens tobeaay.
Oscar Swanson, one of our prosperous
farmers, who has been confined to his
bed for some time by a severe attack of
inflamatory rheumatism, is now able to
be around again. t
THE UPPER BELT COUNTRY.
BattUlne on the Beach Leads-Wolverines
Comlag la-spring Work Over.
[Special correepondeeoe of the Tramval
UPpEr BELT, April 9.--Nearly all the
available land on the bench east of Kib
bey has been settled on. Many new
Wolverines have come to the Michigan
colony. All are satisfied that their new
home is a grand improvement on Michi
gan proper.
Therm is a great deal of talk about ap
plying for a new posto®le for this locall
ty. The recent change in the Kibbey
pootoI has caused d leasure among
the resillnts of Upper JBei
Among the new members of the Michi
gan colony is a Mr. York and family.
They have taken up a ranch near Nason
coulee and propose to grew up with the
country.
All spring work is finished and the
ranochmen are turning over the sod so
that in oanother year Upper Belt will have
the appearance of an old farming com
munity.
NOTrs raOM NEIAnTr.
MBay Improvemeats Golng Worward-
The slver camp to Have a BrasM MBed.
Times are rather dull in Nelhart at this
time as many of the boys are out pros.
peoting and others are attending court at
White Sulphur Springs.
A brass band of 18 pieces has been or
ganized at Neihart and every evening the
harmonlaing "to.C" of snmo~ l. ower
can be ed frroman *the~yotkeeve
town. Prof. Stanley is todhinng'hhdbc.bo,
end says he will be rleady to seresae the
first train comminsg to Beihart.
The Neihart school, under the man
agement of Prof. lidges, tol doing finely.
An etendance of 80 pupils is reported.
The Frisco hotel tobe builtby Mrs.
Roehle will be BOzS6 feet and three
stories high. It wil be fitted up with all
moaem convenienCes.
Mr. Chs. OCrawford is erecting a large
aoubtealial building to be used as a
blmcemlth and wagon shop.
The towndte ompany report several
sales of realty dcnng the lat week.
The Dakota mine, owned by Messrs.
Legeron, Sylveetre d Toole. is being
thoroughly devealoped. Mr. egeron is
in charge of o large crew o men. A
tunnel 980 feet long has been drilled
throughtthe solid rock, into a fine sitrst
of ore. The Dakota I one of the best
mines in Neihart, cnying about 16)
ounces of silver besides lead and iron.
Parssuols--the lerget stock in Montaoa.
--Joe Conrad.
Just received-another large aort,
meat of French Satines-at Joen onrad's
Have you those French Dres
Patterns at the New York Caah Bazaar?
A l.rge eorts.ent of Flower Pots at
the Bee Hive.
CASCADE COUNTY NOTES.
uev. J. . MeGrelor Ulves His Impren
sions for the Benefit of Hoosiers.
The history, geography, and geology of
the Rocky Mountain region are of in
tense interest to the citizen as well as
the student. The cllmate is so congenial
to animal life that cattle, horses and sheep
live, thrive and multiply with the least
possible care, probably not one tenth the
care they would receive in Indiana. It is
said to be similar 600 miles northwest of
Great Falls. Just over the mountains
it is better, and not far distant almost no
winter. I have been told that the Great
Northern (Manitoba) has not been block
aded, nor delayed an hour since the first
year, while the Union Pacific had long
blockades last winter.
My friend and classmate, Mr. Collins
of the Great Falls TRIBUNE, conilrms the
statement of Mr. McGinnis and the con
ductor, (all have been here during the
time) that the trains are not delayed on
account of snow. Settlers live in log
buts, the like hardly to be found in In
diana, and appear to be healthy and
prosperous. All this would hardly be
expected so near the north pol , where
the days are perceplbly longer than at
Mt. Vermon.
The atmosphere is very dry and that or
something else accounts for the power of
animal life to endure. To illustrate, as
I first looked upon Dakota's prairies I
saw an elevation seeming to be eight or
ten feet just across a field one half or
three quarters of a mile, but a trainman
said that is a ridge eighteen or twenty
miles distant. When I first saw the
mountains from the train in the Milk
River valley they looked like hills a mile
and a half or two miles beyond the river.
I asked one just from Evansville how far
do you think it is to those mountains?
"About ten miles;" but it is thirty. At
Great Falls we can see the Rocky mount
ains 100or 150 miles. Often newcomers
propose to take their guns for an after
noon hunt in the Bcrt mountains, thirty
miles. This shows how different Mon
taos is from some other parts.
The geologic formation of the region
of northern Montana and Dakota con
tributes to the fertility and durability of
the soil. The surface indicates thatthere
was a sea here long after the forming of
other parts of the continent. The gullies
and washes, the liae and sand stone
cause the surface of fhe esrth to appear
very different from that of Indiana, Ohio,
or Virginia, and show that the different
forces operated.
In Dakota there is an elevation called
Coteaus "(hills ot) the Missouri. It
is supposed great icebergs press
lna southward pushed out these
hills or ridges which separates the waters
of Mouse river which flows into the As
sinniboine, then into the Red river, Lake
Winnipeg and finally Hudson bay, from
the waters of the Missouri river.
Both limestone and sandstone are
found in Montana, but there are many
kinds of pebbles; showing plainly that
both forces and sources of formation
differ.
A result is there are various kinds of
soil, and often the very best is found on
the hill side and in valleys. Near Great
Falls grass roots grow down t ow and
three feet, some places the soil dbs not
change in appearance 12 feet deep. Con
ldar ing the waste of the moutainss, the
want of ra!n on bench-lands, acnd the fer
tslity of the foothills and the ready cash
market for all products of the earth
grown here, a blind man ought to see
that those who get good land sure of rain
may do well. There are persons coming
to Great Falls almost daily and look on
the dry benches and mountains and turn
back disgusted.
That is not the way togo to a new
country. Take it as it s and make the
best of the chance. This is not Utopia,
the climate is not perfect, but I am sure
parties will come here yet and do wellin
health and competence. The country is
new; sahoolsechurches, fences, residenes,
and conveniences are wanting, but that is
the opportunity of te man that ought to
come here. Anyone who has a good
farm in Posey and good health does not
need to dome though he might better his
condition. But there are many with poor
health or poorer pockets that could do
well here far better with the same effort.
The conditions meet, free land, good soil
and a ready market. In verity
J. F. McGuino..
J. F. WlWUBEOOt.
VANDERBILT AND HIL.
SRaether Sensational Rteport From at.
Paul.
HarauA, April 29, 1890.-The Journal
has a St. Paul telegram which says that
at the. next election the Vanderbilts may
obtadi oontrol of the Great Northern.
Itiay be Inferred from the despatch
tiJatthere will be a friendly alliance be
tween the Hill and Vanderbilts for the
pTrpoee of providing the Vanderbilt
se2tm with an outlet to the Pacific coast.
This as to he secured by extending the
Great Northern system to the ISound and
tobo Fea rnisco.
ThoJJornal sas: "Vanderbilt's mon.
ey, aided by Htil brains, seans success,
and Helena rejoices at the prospect oa
such a combination."
A Read to Nethart.
HaLENA, April 29.-The Castle Moun.
'tan Railway company has been incor.
porated by Aaron Hershfield, David E.
Foleom, Charles E. Beverance, Elmer J.
Anderson and Thomas Hanlon. One
terminus will be at NelhaNt and the other
at some point on the Northern Pacific
railroad. The capital is $2,000,000 in
shares of $100.
uonuarh Mine ahut Down.
We understand that orders have this
daybeen ent toNelhart to close down the
Monarch mine for an tiedeflnlte period,
pendlng negotiations for the lease of the
property to an eastern company.
Capital Notu.
The house committee on public lands
has directed favorable report on the sen
ate bill for town sltes and commercial
purposes in Alaska.
enator Ingalls has introduced a bill
granting a pension of $6 a month to all
persons who served in the late war not
less than three months nor more than one
year. and $8 a month to those who served
more than one year and not over eight
hundred days, and those who served over
Ieight hundred days one cent per day for
each day's service. No parsoe who is
worth $6,000 or over at the time of the
PoPlication will be entitled to thts pen
A Ordgither.
Miss Lillle Rosecrans, the fiancee of
Governor Tools, of Montana, stood as god
mother at a most notable christening at
Washington on the o11h the child being
t aion of a r.-a b rs . so hn D.h lgrdaen.
Cardinal Gibbonsstood us tather.
RESPITE FOR KEHILER.
Old Age and Electrieity Are Having
a Hard Fight for Their
Victim.
The Electrocution Again Delayed by an
Order for His Appearance In
Court June 8.
The Murderer's Nerve Breaking Down
by the Horrible Torture of Uncer
tainty He Has Undergone.
AUsBnu, N. Y., May 1.-Judge
Wallace, of Syracuse. has issaued an or
der to produce Kenlsnler before him June
6, and the execution will, therefore, be
postponed.
IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH.
Remmler Rapidly Weakening Under the
lHorrible Strain of Uncertainty.
.AusaaN, N. Y., April 80.-The sun
shone bright on the lawn in front of
Kemmler's cell, and the robins sang and
whistled in the ivy. There was the same
dribbling stream of curious looking peo
ple on State street, and there was the
same halt in front of the big iron gates
as before. The one-armed soldierly
looking guard who stands at the gate
was kept busy turning his great key in
the iron-barred door. The correspondents
were ubiquitous and swarmed every
where. Kemmler, who is t present the
object of interest in the entire conntry,
spends his time scratching his name on
cards, and adding, as if nobody would
know it unless he did so, "Anurn,
N. Y.," and the date.
It is said thatthe prisoneris begin
ning to feel the strain. He known per
ectly well that his time is up and he
knows he is only waiting the warden's
pleasure. He is becoming quite nervous
and acts strangely. He looked out of
the barred window a long while after he
had eaten his brealfast, and when he
turned way he sighed deeply; he might
never see the sun shining again. It
looked so pleasant outside, with the
grass taking nabright green and the
resbudding in the spring air, and the
birds flying here and there, that life
must seem very sweet to that ignorant
man who is waitting for a death of which
he knows nothing andwhich he does not
understand. He has been told it will
come painlessly, but surely. He is not
so confident, so cheerful as he has been
and unless the warden works qunickl
there may be a scene in the death cham
ber when the man is about to begiven
over to the grasp of the big armed chair
nd shocked into eternity.
WILL PROBABLY ARBITRATE.
A Prospeet eor the Settlement of the
Clasano Carpenters' Strike. I
CHIcAGO, May l.-There is now
prospect that the carpenters' strike will
soon be settled. The arbitration comrn.
mittee of the Carpenters' council and
the Boss Carpenters' association, to
gether with four of the Citizens' ooam
Smitte, met at the Iroquois club room,
The situation was thoroughly reviewed
and the quetions at issue discussed. At
the clow af the conference the two som
mittees most interested decided that all
existing differenrcs could be easily set
tied by arbitration, and agreed to ree
ommend such a plan of settlement to
1their respective organiations. The Car.
I penters' council will hold a special ses
sion for the purpose of instructing its
Sarbitration committee, if arbitration is
agreed upon, as it doubtless will be, The
new bosses' association has all along
been willing to arbitrate. If the present
plans of the two arbitration committeeo
are sanctioned by their organizations
they will meet on Thursday fbr the final
settlement of the strike, and itis prob
able that the greater part of the striking
carpenters will be at work next Mon
day. The Carpenters' and Builders' as
i sociationis in noway a parpc to theplro
Sposedsettlement, but remain obstinate
min the matter of recoq ng the unios.
"Wizaerd" Shaefer and Coast Chain
pion McCleery have depited $1,00l
Seach sa forfeit on a billiard match
to be played the nights of May8 09 80
and 81 at Metropolitan hell, at a..
Franciaso.
Dice fraom a movsing Trai.
COLOmEA, S. C.,May 1.-A remark.
able leap from a moving train was made
by Vines Story, an escaped convict, who
had been recaptured in Georgia and was
being taken to the penitentiary. Stor
w in charge of a gurd an had hi
hands tied together. While the train
was pacaing through Edgeeld county at
the rate of forty miles an hour the
prisoner sprang, headfirst,throngh an
open window. The train wae aoped
as soon ae possible, end ran back the
place where the terrible leap had been
made, but no trace of Story could be
found. The guard remained behind to
continue the search.
SMt Her BetrayeL
ToRlrro, Ont., May 1.-Martha Mc
Lean asked Nathaniel K. Hutchinson for
the last time at noon to marry her and
save her from disgrace attendant upon
his betrayal of her, and upon his refuse
ting drew a revolver and shot him in the
head. She then took a largs dose o
laudanum aend lay down to die with her
betrayer, Hutchinson will die, The
girl l ina fair way to recover.
Famrniture ar.rs WIlm Strike.
GRAND RalPme, Mich., May 1.-Ate
meeting of the carvers it was decided to
go out on strike May 1, unless the de.
mend for nine hours is granted. The
manufacturers are firm and will not
grant the demand. A general strike
may follow if outside carvers are
blrought in,
haon Btruck Hi (Colos.
SAx FRANwaco, May 1.-Billy Shan
non end Billy Mahan, local middle,
weights, fought in the Occidental Ath.
lutio olub rooms Monday nightr ke
out in the fifteenth round, after a hard
fight.
Doetrlt .arpentes Neut
Dasaorr, Mich., April 80.-Unless
there is an unexpected change during
the next forty-eight hours, a general
strike of the carpenters and joiners o
Detmoit will occur Thursday morning.
Wine for namlly Use.
The time has come when everybody
can drink wine as it is now sold by the
Great Falls Liquor Co., at Wetzel's old
stand, as followas Claret and White
wines, $8 per doz. t Claret, per gallon, *1;
White wine, per gallon, $1.50. Goods
delivered to all parts of the city.
Don't forget that we are headquarters
for fancy groceries. Strain Bros., Second
street.
Remember Milligan & Salisbury's sale
of dairy cows at the "Elicps stables to
aorrow. Sale begins at 2 p. m.
THAT IOWA DECIMION.
rie Prohibition Law Is an Intererence
wsth Interstate Conmeroe.
WASHINOTON. April 80.-The United
States supreme court has rendered an
opinion adverse to the constitutionality
of state laws in prohibition states, pro
viding for the seizure of .tquor brought
from other states. Such laws, it is held.
are interference with interstate com
merce. The case in which the decision
was made was that of Leisy against
Hardin, brought here on appeal from
the supreme court of Iowa. Leisy, a
beer manufacturer of Peoria, Ills.,
shipped beer to Keokuk, Iowa, which
was seized in the original packages by
Hardina state official, as having been
sent there in violation of the Iowa law.
The supreme court of Iowa held that the
law under which this official acted was
valid, but the supreme court has reversed
that decision. Justices Gray, Harlan
and Brewer dieseented from the opinion
of the majority o? the court. The opin
ion cited a number of cases bearing upon
interstate commerce, among others "the
license cases," where laws passed by
Massachusetts, New Eampsehire and
Rhode Island in reference to the sale of
spirituous liquors came under review in
the court and were sustained, although
the members of the court who partici
pated in the decisions did not concur in
any common ground upon which to rest
them, in which Chief Justice Taney is
nuoted as holding that spirits and dis
tilled liquors are universally admitted
to be subjects of ownership and prop
erty and therefore subjects of ex
change, barter and traffic. like
any other commodity in which a
right of property exists; that congress.
Sits general power toregulate com
merc with foreign nations may pre
bseete what merchandise sall be ad
mitted and what excluded. But, inas
much as the laws of congress authorized
the importation of ardent spirits, no
sate has the right to prohibit their in
troduction.
After referring to these and other de
lisions bearing on state license laws, the
court, in its opinion, says:
"Thee decisions rest upon the un
doubted right of the states of the Union
to control their purely internal affairs,
in doing which they exercise powers not
surrendered to the national government;
but whenever the law of the state
amounts essentially to a regulation of
commerce with foreign nations, or
among the states, as it does when it in
hibits, directly or indirectly, the re
ceipt of an imported commodity or Its
disposition before it has ceased to be
come an article of trade between one
state and another, or another country
and this, It comes in conflict with a
power which, in this particular, has
b-_ exclusively vested in the general
gmoveornment, and is therefore void.
aThe plaptiffe, citizens of illinois, had
the right to import their beer into Iowa
andhad a right to sell it, by which act
alone it became mingled with the com
mon mass of property within the state.
Upi to that point of time,in the absence
of congressional permission to doso,
the state had no power to interfere by
seizure, or any other action in prohibi
tion of importation and sale by he non
residet importer. Articles which con
gremrecognioss as subjects of interstate
eosnserca, may be controlled by state
i la mounting to regulations, while
they etain that character; but to con
cede a state thepower to exclude such
artiol8l tha.ot eoioual permission
iz to concede to a maority of the people
of a stat represented in the state legis
lature, the power to regulate commer
cial intercourse between the states"
The court also decided the case of
Henry Lyng against the people of the
state of Michigan involuing the validity
of the Michigan law taxing beer in the
original packages, manufactured in Wis
consin and sold in Michigan. The court
denies the power of a state to exclude,
directly or indirectly the subjects of in
terstante commerce by the imposition of
burdens thereon, or regulate such com
merce without congressional permission.
The same rule, it is held, which applies
to the sugar of Louisiana, the cotton of
South Carolina, the wines of California
and the tobacco of Maryland and Con
necticut, applies to all commdities in
which a right of traoffic exists, recog
nized by the laws of congress, the decis
ions of courts and the usages of the com
mercial world should apply in this case.
The decision of the state court of Mich
igan, deciding that Lyng was liable to
tax, is in this case reversed. Justiees
Gray, Harlaon and Brewer dissented
from the opinion of the court on the
same grounds stated in the Leisy-Hardin
case.
No Pay for Property Destroyed.
WA~smroTON, May 1.-The house
committee on war claims has decided to I
report adversely the bill introduced in o
the house by Mr. McComas appropriate
'ng $282,500 to reimburse the towns of
Frederick, Haggerstown and Middle
town, Md., for damages from raids and
invasions by Confederate troops during
the late war. A bill introduced by Mr.
Funston appropriating $892, 80 to re
imburse the Stateof Kanae for property I
captured or destroyed by the Csnfeder
ate forces during the late war also re
ceived an adverse report,
Anutralian Law Defeated.
CoL usota. Ohio, May 1.-One of
the last acts of the house before finaliy
adjourning was the defeat gf the. senate
joint resolution creating a commission
to investigate the Australian ballot sys
tem, a bll to aopt which paoed
through the house, but was postponed tc
next January by the senate, although
strengly recommended by the governor
in his message. The lawhas virtually
been rejcted oy the legislature.
The Southern Pacific annual report
shows a deficit of $M6,472 this year,
ttrainet a surplus of $1,879,488 last year.
KeetoaLr., BoUTr DAKOTA, GRAPHIC:
While the colums of the Graphic are
open tI, any and all unobjectionable ad
vertise:nents, yet it is quite impossible
for us t, speak knowingly of the merits
of the various articles of merchandise
advertised, Particularly is this true of
patent medicines, But there are excep
tions occasionally and a noteworthy ex
ception is the celebrated Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. This now universally
known medicine, has been advertised in
the Graphic for four or five years, but
not until recently had we any personal
knowledge of its wonderful efficacy,
which has come about through the pre
valling influenza and the stubborn cough
that heu so often afeaded it. In the
writers family this medicine has on sev
eral occasions this winter, cured a cough
that baffled any and all other remnedles;
and the saipber of temliles ti Kimball
and vicinity in which this remedy has
been used with like effects attests to its
value as a specific for coughs and colds
of every nature. For sale by Lapeyre
Broa.
Too lovely for anythin but just the
thing for you--our Dress Joodewe mean.
-New York Cash Bazaar.
Bdi Sok of Buildde"s aHrMware at
Uses, ory « Co's
DAYS FATALITY LIST,
Family of Four so Seriously Burned
at Milwaukee That None of Them
Can Survive.
Seven Mississippi Flood Refugees
Drowned In Fleeing From a
Burning Gia
Bodies of Six Flood Victims Recovered
in Baton Rouge Parlsh
('asulties.
MILWAUKEE. Wiw.. April 80.-At b
a. m. fire brhok,' iut in a small two,-at '
frame bni.tri:l it the corner of Si:c,
and Fifth :rr ete. the lower Tart ,
which was . , Ipled by Robert Virtel':.
grocery and . upper rlotus ,o livint
rooms. The oI wll o ..o e'reloped
in flames anil sr' icuinutet p~e.sed be
fore a ladder could be founed i.d set up
against the window to resc,u Mrs. Vin
tel and her three children Before th,
ladder :onld be raised Mrs. Virtel with
one child in her arms, jumped to the
ground. It was then learned that tw,,
other children were still in the hurnine
building, and a man. dashing up th
ladder, esucereded in dragging out one (
the little girls. Then one of the firemene
went up and managced to get her young
est child, who was horribly burned. The
mother was badly burned and suntaine.:
painful internal Injuries by her jumi.
At 4 o'elock a. m. it was thought the,:
none of them would live. Mrs. Virtel',
husband is at pr~··rc on a visit to St.
Louis.
FROM FIRE INTO FLOOD.
seven Refugeens )on .,oned In Attemptlns
to Empe Fr m a nso irninKg Ol(
New ORnFANS, April 80.-The steam
gin and saw mill of Charles Lawrence,.
situated in Sparkh,, three miles from
Rolling Fork, Mi.,,.. was burned Ratur
day night. The loss is estimated at $50.
000 partly covered by insurance. Fifty
or eit'y of Mr. Lawernce' tenants were
qunarered in the gin and in their efforts to
es.ape from the flimes seven were
drowned. The building wos snrrounded
by water seven feet deep. They had
taken refuge there from the overflow.
and it is stated their carelessness caued
the fire.
OVERWHELMED BY THE WATERS.
Six Neg.o Bodies Ieeosered faom the
Lobdell Break In Ilaton Rouge Parish.
Naw ORLEANS, April 80.-The rumor
which prevailed some days ago about
the loss of life from the flood in the in
terior of West Baton Rouge are authen
ticated. Six lives were lost as far :s
known, all negroes. The bodies have
been taken from the Lobdell break. The
water rose so suddenly that most of the
cattle were drowned before they could
he gotten out.
SULLIVAN ACCEPTS.
The Championl's sicnager Hn Tle-l,
graphed an Anawar to the California
Club'. Orer.
San ViRan CIco, April 80.-President
Fulda, of the California Athletic club,
has received a dispatch from John 1,.
Sullivan's manager saying: "John l .
Sullivan will acoept your proposition
after the Mississippi affair is settled.
which will be June 2id. The winner to
take all." Fulda has been carrying tn
telegraphic and mail corresponaenfv
with Sullivan's man er (Clark) and says
this answer settles the matter, and a -
sures Sullivan meeieng Jackson he i
some time this stmunmer. Jackson's bu
nens manager, Wiii t Nhatiehton. e. -
rived here Sunday. [ie oyo Jackoen ,
in prime condition. ;.:'d ihat stories of
his dissipation are falee.
HEADING OFF CELESTIALS.
ast of the Meathen Captured Trying to
Run the P.lrlkado.
NOOALEs, Ariz.. April 30.-The depc;y
collector of oustoms here has cix Chin;t
men in jail, who were captured while
crossing the line from Mexico into the
United States. They are a portion of a
party of eighty.seven landed a few da o-;
ago at Guaymas by the Mexican steamer
Alejandro,, which t:,k them from th:e
Panama steamer City of Syd.ey, that
steamer Oceanic, fronm China. Inspecotor
Schell has discovered thitt another party
had intended crossing into the UnttedI
States front San Sabe. The force of
nounted inspectors along the line seems
wholly inadequate to the task of head.
log off the invading Chinese.
Used Uncle .an's Cash.
TRENTON, N, J., A.,il 80.-Cashier
Socier, the head clerk of the Newark
poetotiece, has been commuitted to the
Trenton jail by United States Commi..
sioner Rowe in default of $5,000 bail for
embezzlement from the money order
department of the Newark posto8cte.
He came here and surrendered hinself
to Commissioner Rowe. He took the
mnoney to pay off debts and made eomr
invorlu;ents, He is 27 years of age. ia,
a wife and child and is well connected.
A Town Demnlslthed.
LITrLE ROCK, Ark., April 80.-York.
ville, a village a few miles southwest of
Cotton Plant, in Woodruff county, was
entirely blown away during a heavy
nwild and rain storm early Sunday morn
eng. Iiundr.ds of cattle and stock are re
ported killed, but there was no los of hu
man life so far as can be learned. Many
houses were overturned and the families
narrowly escaped death.
lnvestigating the soldlern' Homs.
ST. LouIs, April 80.-There is trouble
at the Soldieres' home in Leavenworth,
and an inveetigation is now in progress
under the direction of the Misesuri and
K.nsas department of the Grand Army.
A number of serious charges have been
preferred against the management of the
These Disorderderly Churchmembe·n .
NAPIRVILLE, ills., April 80.-The fac
tions of the Evangelieal church, those
who favor Bishop Eeher were so dlaor
derly Sunday at the Brickh huroh that
the police had to diper Se nsem.
binge.
Caught the Golden Eg.
Fifteen thousand dollars falls to two
Fieirvb,'w CtizCes.. Ticket No. (4,3t8 in
The Louisiana State Lottery drawing of
February 11 captures the prize for J. S.
Betts of the firm of Betts Bros., grain
dealers, and L. G. Michener, agent for
the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R'y.
The money was promptly paid through
the Falrvlew State Bank.-Falrview
(Kansas) Enterprise, March 15.
White Bed Spreads at $1.10. Big Bar
aitns.-Joe Conrad,
Largest in Town
JOE CONRAD'S
Stock of
CARPETS
Also
THE CHEAPEST.
We have shown our Carpets
in our basement, but if we
have to ask you to go below
the ground floor we also put
our prices below anything in
the country. Our prices do
the talking. We realize the
fact that it takes low prices
and good goods to make a
sale and you may depend we
are here to sell.
OUR STYLES THE LATEST
OUR PRICES THE LOWEST.
They are both Bound to Please You.
Going at 25c to $2 per yard.
-3RUGSE
We have also the most
Elegant Stock of Smyrna Rugs
In this part of the country.
ALL SHADES AND SIZES.
Selling from $1.50 to $60 each.
Come in and take a look is
all we ask.
JOE CONRAD.
OA.SH- PAID WOE.
H iides, Sheep Skins, Furs d Tallow.
SEastern market prices paid for all the above stook. Prompt attention
given to all shipments made to me. Quotations frnished on application.
Warehouse on R. R. track and Third ave. Sonth. Oflice opposite the
Park Hotel. Addrss,
'Theo. Gibson, c}reat Falls, M. 'I.

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