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OUR WASHIIGTiO BUOBE
Senator Morgan Talks Four Hours on
the Land Forfeiture
Bill.
THE RAUM INVESTIOATION ONHTINUES.
Republican Senators in Caucus Fix
Up a Programme for the
Rest of the Session.
The IUatmOUs Faree Bill is not on the
List, totwithetanding the
Reselutions of the Butte
Convention.
WAsr'eoro*, Sept. 11.-The house bill t
for the sale of certain lands for school
purposes in the town of Peliaos, Wta.,
was repOrted to the. senate today from 1
the committee on public lands and placed
on the calendar.
Mrg an the Iorilttae BilL.
The resolution ofered yesterday by
Morgan ntlling on the secretary of the
interior for information as to lands of the
Northern Pacifio Railway company, and
of other companies whose roads were not u
completed within the period flied by the a
granting act, was taken up, discussed
and agreed to On motion of Plumb, the s
conference report on the ralroad for- b
telture bill, was taken up. The main
proposition in the teport is containoed in ti
the frst sectOn as follows: "That there
is hereby. lorfeited to the United States ,
asod the United States hereby resumes tl
title thereti.of all lands heretofore a
granted to sna state or to any corporation '
to aid in the construction of any railroad
opposite to or coterminous with c
a portion of any such railway not
now completed and in operation '
for the construction or beneSt of which
such landt were granted and all such
lands are delasipd tp be part of the pub
lic domual, provtded that this aset shall
not be construed es forfeiting the right of
way or station grounds of any ailroad l
company heretofore granted the same. h
Morgan opposed the report as a log. 1
rolling aschdthe gotten up for the benefit T
of all leafnd·ebt roads. He said that to
while the fiet section professed to he for- a
feiture all other sections related to separ- ti
ate railroads and exempted them from Il
the operatlon of the forfeiture seot;on or
else seuered to them certain pecuniary t
advantages It could scarcely be said rt
that there weAsny land forfeited by the
bill to the government in consequence of ii
the faildre of roads to comply with the n.
terms of the original grants. The most
that could be said of it was that a few ci
stmall roads that had not got friends n
enough in the two houses to stand up for 0
them and hold up their hands were to be
crucifie for the sake of glossing over th
and varnslhing the false pretense of the It
get.eral forfeiture. After speaking for
over four hours, Morgan said he knew m
the questions which he had been discuss- T
ing were going t ýtpir grave in the pas. -
sage of the blHi but that he desired to
gve them decentburial. He had d.shllk
ed to erect a head stone over the graves
Iof .e rght of the people on the line of
the I.or hern PFc so that historic re- ti
cora might or er}n ereafter He had
wanted to remnd tl he people of the
nitod tates of the vast robbery perpe- r
tratedliy that company and which was
sanctionsd, wound up and brought to a i
conclusion by the hill. He knew what
the votp would be; he knew when repub- ni
licens came in on one aide of a report to
and democrats opposing, what the result cl
would be. Whenever the bill was passed g
forfeiture of Northern Pacific lands
would be dead and buried and nothing "
more would be heard about it. Without
finishing his speech Morgan yielded tihe
toor on a motion to adjouri.
Mineral Lands N.xempted. hi
Senator Plumb today reported favor- 7:
ably frost the public lands committee the W
bill declauing that railroad land grants o1
shall not be held to include land rontain. R
log valuable deposits of gold, ilver, cop- tr
per, lead, Iron or other metal, oalen the fr
same be speolfied in the grant. at
hi
some C eases Frigues. hi
The oenaus oalc today announced the t
population of the following named cities:
Cedar Rapids, olaw. 11,901; Dubuque, T
Iowa, 80,4.7, The population of the en- a
tire state of rfIne is given as 0,000,9O1,an
macrease of 11,6.
The Pare L5in. pat.
When the pure food lil is reached in 5
in the senate, opportuhity WllE be afford- q
ed for a quorum to subetitute for that
measure the compound lard bill which
recently passed the house.
RtepubItesa Senators n a(heus.
A cancos of the republican senators
was heldlthipmornoing for the purpose of
agreeingm pon the order of buasness for u
the remaidr ot thise eion of congress
There It ' fulal attendance o' senators
ind Beator odmund presided. The
Feucu on in settosn nearl two boun.
Moat of ..iSem cabers, had measures
which tobeyd ei m lof sulicient import- a
nine to werrgst their beingplaced on the
order Of boul.ne , It was decded, bow
Sever, to lit the programme to the fol
der nmeds, After tbhe elrt o th
conference committee on the land gratf
orfebl hlbe dispoaed of,
T q tit. tbr culture amt.
hiT~j b lsh private land claim
court. s.
4. loreto'relief of the supreme court.
5. Fa*i4to entof olaims of laborers,
etc., und.re eight hour law.
0. ) bepe1 i ours adeylls workfor Ia
lohdore e, gernmeot' employ or I
those U b cooiraota doing gov
Oerfl tresury to the navy
S 'premeodbill.
9. For` sitttiýof claims riosing
10. eb r.l l bil.
11. apilaetierab ip O hl ! under
ah t *1 e' r iO- qgpmerme
law.
could be held for a ":b*1st llae,
' eA
talked-with half a dozen persons ootfi
d liilly, but did not care to give naomer
] 'hemafg had said that Butler Fitch hadl
told that seven pension office employes
had bought refrigerator stock. There
Was where the charges originated which
seemed to be corohorated by newspaper
articles. The commlssioner said Flem.
lag was himself the author of the defain
a ao i articles d Cooper his tool.
"I don't say corruptly." The chair
man again intervened. Cooper remark
ed that he was used to that, to which
tfch replied: "You will learn to be gen
tlensly in your own demeanor" "Iam
not afraid of youe, retorted Cooper de
antly A recess was taken. At thi sapop lt
ering and F tch's testimony. f they
were knocked out, all right. The com
mssaloner thought they had knocked
themselves out. Fitch and Cooper had a
lively set-to at this point over aremark of
Cooper's. Fitch reminded lim he was
on oath and Cooper thought the
reminder was ungeenmteanly,
owardly a nd mean. Fitch retorted that
Cooper was a dirty deog. After a little
they quieted down. Later Fitch was
called and posttivelydenied that he had
told Fleming anything tl,at Cooper had
spoken of.
After recess Assistant Secretary Bussey
was called as a witness and he testified
relative t, the completed filee and order, e
saying In effect that he had approved the v
order, believing that it was the beat means
of disposing ot the pension cases that
were complete or could he completed and
which cumbered the files for years. He n
had been much pleased with the great a
improvement of the pension office under h
Commissioner Raum's admiristration.
Cooper asked if witness had investl
gated charges connecting the commis. a
sioner and Lemon. Witness replied: w
"Do'you suppose I am going to save up is
every thing I see in newspapers and act
upon it? I don't deal in newspaper a
slang." Contulnueg he said, the commis. if
stoner had told him the circumstancesr
fully and the explanation was perfectly ,
satisfactory.
Cooper--"When he got Lemon to go on
his note, was.not that a public disgrace?"
Witness--"I have nothing to do with
that." h
Cooper--"You refuse to answer." i
Wltness-"Under the circumstances I
see nothing wroesg bouhet it." He added
that he was satisfied that the commission. I
er had not the lightest intention to fa- w
vor Lemon or anybody else. T
Adjourned. ti
COLD COMcORT FOR THE YmRIKERn . at
Ihey Interview Chaunsey M. Depew and
Find That he tFuly Esdoises
Webb's Ctoeste.
Nlew YOR, Sept. 11.--A committee of a
five of the representatives of the No ew
York Central road, who went out on the
strike, called on Chauncey M. Depew in C
his office at the Grand Central depot at 5'
11 o'clock today. They were headed by ti
Thomas Balaney, an old freight conduc- ,
tor, and (taffney. another striker, acted I
as spokesman. 'Ihe following convrers
tiln between Depew and Gaffney fol-a
lowed:
Gaffney-We have come to talk over fe
the strike on the New York Central m
road. Is
Depew-I'm afraid there's nothing to
talk aboi.t. The strike is virtually over it
now. m
Gaffney-The strike is not over, be
cause all tile men on the road who are
members of labor orgsnizations have vi
qauit work and are now out. Si
Depew-They have chosen to resogs P
their positions. Webb, who was manag
lng, the road in my absence, took new
men intheir places when they quit work.
This action has been asuslatned by the ex
ecutlve hoard of moanaement of the fee
road. The places of these men have i
been filled and that'sthe end ot it. se
Gafflney then saked'Depew to wait un
lil the committee, had discussed the mat
ter, and he said they would return and
make their propoasition to him. o
Depew replied. "There is no use in di
making false promises to you. There is Lh
nothing more to be done. I do not care T
to talk over back numbers. YoT haveIi
chosen.to resign your places. Webb has w
filled thees and I have nothing moreto
say."
The committee then left. a
Another Wreek o the N. . oentreaL
ALBANY, N. Y. Sept. 11.-No trains
have arrived here from New York since l0
7:80 tonight, owing to a disastrous the
wreck at Schodock, 16 miles below this °us
city on the New York Central val
Railroad authorities here say that an ex- cr'
tra freight train collided with a regular the
freight train, owing toamlsplaced switch by
snd a few freight care left the track. it by,
has been learned from other sources,
however that the wreck is very dises- eel
troul. Two engines, ten cars and a ca- Tu
boose being piled up so a to cover pas
senger tracks as well as freight tracks. Se
The engineers, nfiremen end brakemen
Sare killed and three otlfere are wounded. N
S Will Try to sBreak eords.
OuvaeImUD, Ohio, Sept. 11.-At the
meeting of the Driving Park association Ira
next week, Sunnol, Palo Alto and Royal 6.
Wilkes will be seot to break records. til,
Mound Over to the Grea" Jury. tie
ST. PAUL, Sept. 11,-The preliminary bil
exareiaation of Albert Horton, who is ac
cnsed of having drowned his wife Ella
Horton in the river osthe night of Aug. ae
14, was concluded this morning and Hor
ton was held to await the action of the
grand jury.
e Mrder nd iastelde.
. CIncinNATI, Sept. 11.-A sensational
suicide and probable murder occurred at
ie No. 12 east SBith street tonight. Ben an
Cv Obese, colored, lived at the above place
with his mistrels, Ida Farrell, colored. na
r They had frequent quarrels and while br
nt engaged in one tonight Chase stabbed the
woman twice. He then plunged the we
knife into his breast and leaped from the Ta
third story window and was instantly tit
killed. _ p --as
r. T, Woek Ooppee Minea. Pi
' Dtrt.rra, Sept. 11.--Two English cor- W
or porations have been formed for the pur- O,
or pose of working the copper property on W
r- Isle Royal. The copper is said to be the fe
ne purest known.
ry all vs. iHall. y
SHAAneAN, Minn., Sept. 11.-The third ora
g district democrats nominated by acclama- [
dtion O. M. Hall to run against Congress- fo
man Dan Hall.
.TLere was no quorum yesterday and
Sthe house adjourned.
The senate yesterday took up the con. as
ferenee report on the land grant forleit
jeebill. e s
The latest report from Oautemata IsC
t.g 4oIe. Bnrrundla openeurd fire anod wa
m killed by officers in self defense. IR
Somth Osrolinu democrats beaded their
ticket with B R.i Tillman for governor. u
Petit, world's tenotn chnmpio, form
altU t1 he title. tie has not time
ndthe champloushiP
mM tb lo td is t a staud elli itt Elt c-,
N.Y Gre desage has ben g do. Ui
Lsuta Horn naicitd l by- hangi..)' iL
w y0 nrk, whereupi ber rather tht l
, 1 ,lfs probably fatally. o
lseslQ sNa Albr an . m, ade
SLIPPERYTOMMY NOMINATED
The Butte Conventton Tenders Him a
Renomination by Accla
mation.
OF COURSE HE IS READY TO ACCEPT IT.
A Platform Adopted that Indorses the
Political Infamy of Last ii
Pall.
Chancey M. Depew Gives the Strikers 1
Cold Comfort-He Stands 4
By Webb. 41
BUTTE, Sept. 11.-[Special to the TnR- ci
BunEs.l-The republican convention con- a
vened hore today. Lee mantle was made 1
temporary chairman and Capt. Mills per- ,
manent chairman of the convention. C. w
W. Pomeroy of Great Falls was elected it
one of the secretaries. No other name
but that of Tom Carter was presented to
the convention and he was nominated by tt
acclamation. The convention is now 1
waiting telegrams from Washington to L
learn whether or not he will accept, ci
and the knowing ones understand fully jc
that Slippery Tom is just waiting It be m
"forced" to accept. Up to 6 o'clock p.
in. no reply had been received.
WILLING TO BE SACRIFICED. C
BUTTE, Sept. 11, 9 p. m.-A telegram ir
has been received from Sly Tommy stat- P
ing that if no other person would accept P
nomination and the convention insisted tr
that he should make the race, he was Ci
willing to offer himself as a sacrifice. 01
This settles it and the nomination of Car- U
ter will stand, althdough Hartman, Selig
man, Hershfield and other ambitious 1
statesmen sere hoping he would persist P
in declining.
THE ASSOCIATED PRB8S ACCOUNT.
HflBNA, Sept. 11.-The republican
state convention met at Butte today. The
only business before the convention was 01
the nomination of a candidate for congress di
and naming the state committee. T. H. u
Carter, present representative, who has B
several times announced his determina
tion not to run again, was unanimously
nominated and a telegram was sent him ti
at Washington asking his acceptance. ai
The platform endorses President k
Harrison's administration, urges upon
congress the duty of passing the federal
election bill, commends the proposed in- fr
creased duty on wool, demands strict en- w
forcement of the Chinese laws, recom- p
mends the revision of t le naturalization
laws, commends Speakel Reed's course, si
demandathat no patentsIbe issued to the ii
Northern Pacific railroal until the lands Is
it claims are proven indisputedly to be aS
non-mineral. The course of Represents na
tive Carter and the so-called senators cl
Power and Sanders in congress s affirmed oi
and also that of the S1:ver Bow state can- to
vassers, supreme court and the United 1t
States senate in their action in the Tunnel hi
Precinct case.
seven Barnes Barned. th
HANCOOK, Minn., Sept. 11.-At about o0
10 o'clock last evening lightoing itruck a
and burned seven large barnes at Bull w
fiirm, owned by the Minnesota Agricult. ca
ural company; loss, $12,000; insurance
not known. he
Wilklsmn Nominated.
I MAlKATO, Milrn, Sept. 11.-The dem
ocratic congressional convention met to
1 day. The attempt to endorse Gen. Baker, kit
a the Farmers' Alliance candidate, failed. p,
The first ballot resulted, Baker 41, M. S. me
Wilkinson 47, Dave Bouck 7. Wilkinson at
a was then nominated unanimously. of
THE MARKET REPORT. p0
gel
Wheat Advanees aeveral Notehs--silver ti
DecTlines to 1.1a. s01
S CHICAno, Sept. 11.-Wheat active, trad- in
ing, market excited and closing 4c higher son
than yesterday. The opening was very ml
unsettled and greatly excited with sales ed
varying %@1c in different parts of the ed
crowd and ranged from [email protected] higher of
r than yesterday. The closing was followed Bt
h by a further advance of [email protected] or $1.06% tr
for December and $1.10% for May, or tic
some 6%@.. acove,the inside figures of at
Tuesday. to
I- MInNuaAoLIs, ept. 11.-No. 1 hard, he
5 Sept. $1.02; No. 1 northern 97%; Oct. H
n 98%; Dec. l1.01%; on track [email protected]$1.06; ci
No. 2 northero, 98O . an
MONEY IN NEW YORK. a1
' NEw YocR, Sept. l,--Money tight, dn
ranging from 5 to 6 per cent.; last loan th
6l i, closed offered at 0. Prime mercan- p
tile paper, 607. Sterling exchange ac- in
tive and heavy at 14.80% for ellty day
y bile and $4.84% for demand. tol
D THvE METAIa. -i
NEw YSouE, Sept. 11.-Pig iron dull, N
sf teady. in
r- Bar silver. 1.1.
in Copper-Nominal; Lake, Septenber fo
618.80. Sc
Lead-Strong; domestic, 4.96. by
Tin-Quiet, steady; straits $..10. r
e rTOCK AT CHICAGO. w
t Ccaoo, September 11.-Cattle dull
n and weak. C0
o Beevea [email protected]; teers $4.7.0.4.951 s
stockers and feeders, $4.0004.680; cows, tr
e bulls and mixed $8.86008.181; Western th
rangera 62.O65$4.S. TI
e Saeep-Actitve. Native $4.0i0 .4.0; s
,e westerns $4.16®4.8; Lambs $6.0006.00; i
ie Texans [email protected] 10. t
y NE YonE, Sept. 11.-Today's quota- r
tions on the stock exchange were tk
as follows: Burlington 96r, Northerne
Pacific 81; preferred 494; North- ed
SWestern 108; preferred 140; St. Pau
69; preferrdr 115(; Manitoha 107; to
Omaha 0; preferred 80 Duluth 88, s
n Wis. Centrsl 94; Great Northern pre. w
ae ferred 78%c. y.
The question may be asked why can TI
you afford to sell goods cheaper than oth- in
rd er. It ie very simple. We manage our at
own store and owning a number o them
,- we buy goode In large quan.itie, there
a. fore getting bottom pricee. Stain Broe.
A few more of thee $10 nhat left for
69, at Strain Bios.
d Fly aper at Driver's Pharmacy.
Ten per cent discount on clothing
a. catches Strain Brc.
parsol at coat to ciean them out. Joe
is Conrad
as All the latest styles In wall papCTr, at
tubottom's., - _
it A few more ceustomers wanted at
Driver's D.ug Store.
Preserve your teeth by using Driver's
ne Fragrant Tooth Powaer.
1T, Sold at last: A erge bill of gOtOdl8
Driver's Drug 80 '.
tn Allklad.of Hoes Fnrniaheap at the
lot .e Hive.
for oIpersir M11 i _ I bi/ett "n
MIIIrFAItY M AIRKt tN. H(
How the acore 5Ietwren the Infantry ad
Cavalry at Cuamp UIeglts stoound.
CAM D)ocoLA, Wie.,8eplt.l.-The con.
test for positions in the title and army li
carbine teams closedtoday. The follow
ing Is the result of f.ur day's firing,
two days at a known distance and two
days at skirmishing. The total for
the four d,:y are given. Riftle team:
Lieut. Murr, 17th in. 588; Corpt. Dens
man, 4th lot. 588; Sergt. Davis Co. B,
18th inf. 584; Corpi. Trieoh,-Co. R, 7th
int. 580; bergt. Hamburg, Co .,J, 22d Inf.
520; Bergt. Merriman, Co. E, 15th
Inf. 520; Sergt. Doolan, Co. U, Engineers, A
504; Corpl. Lang, Co. D, 12th inf. 502;
Sergt. Mugor, Co. F, Sth inf.,490; Private
Herman, Co. 1), 9th inf.,474. Carbine
team, Capt. Kerr, 600; cavalry 557; Corp.
Thornton, troop A, r th cavalry, 42;
Blacksmith Keiser, troop it, 0th cavalry,
821; Capt. Hall, troop il, 5th cavalry, Fu
9; Corp. O'Connor, troop A, 6th cavalry,
98; Sergt. Taylor, troop E, 5th cavalry,
493; Corp. Corp, troop L, 5th cav
ry, 490; Corp. boke, troop I 5th
Cavalry ,490; Private Mitchell, Co. K, 6th
cavalry, 579; Lieut. Wright, Co. K, 9th
cavalry, 498. Infantry totals, 5,209; car
aIry totals, 6,010. The first four members
of each team were awarded gold medals; at 2
the remaining six members of each team ha:
were awarded silver medals. The medals Col
were presented by Gen. Ruger this even- tral
ing.
was
Democratli Gains*, on
DENVER, Colo., Sept, 11.-A special to poil
the News from Cheyenne says; pla1
Returns from five precincts of ord
Laramie county have been re. rect
ceived. They give Baxter (dem.) a ma- of t
jority of 19. In 1878 they gave Cory a
majority of 88.
A Mortaege for $s9,000,O. cre:
FoRT BENTON, Mont., dept. 10.-County whl
Clerk Rogers is engaged in recording a b
mortgage trust deed given by the St. "O
Paul, Minnesota and Manitoba and Great site
Northern railway companies to the Cen- mgg
tral Trust company of New York, to se
cure a loan of £8,000,000 for the purpose
of building the Pacific extension of the T E
Great Northern railway. The bonds to p~
cover the loan are payable in 50 years in A
gold with interest at the rate of 4per cent T 8
per annum in gold. A copy of this docu- E I
ment in pamphlet form covers fifty one j E
printed pages. CS
A Reminder of Old Timas. Jer
dcUTE, Sept. 10.-When the Champion Par
stage reached this city this afternoon the We
driver announced that he had been held DB
up and robbed while coming down
Brown's gulch. When the stage left J
Champion this morning it had on board
the driver, Andy Granger, Daniel Mooney W
and a lady whose name the driver did not
know. When coming down Brown's E.
gulch, and about sixteen miles
from the city, Mr. Granger R.I
was startled by the sudden ap- H.
pearance of a masked man at the road
side who demanded an instantaneous up. Th
lifting of hands. As this demand was Het
bacl ed by a Winchester it passed current (.7
and the hands went up. The lady was M.
not disturbed. But he made the men
climb down out of the wagon and when Oril
once on the ground they were ordered to Jo.
take off their coats and vests and place
them on the ground in frontof the bandit
king. D.
As soon as he was satisfied that he had
all their loose effects he ordered both of
the men to take up their clothingand get
out of there with all speed, which order
was cheerfully obeyed. Mr. Granger lost
a valuable gold watch and $10 in money,
while Mr. Mooney lost only $7, all in
cash. According to the best description
that the victims could give their hold-up PER
was a young man of about medium
height and build, with brown hair. T
THE SAND COULEE STRIKE.* Il
SAND COULEa, Sept. 11, 1890. fo
EDITOR OF TRIBUNE: Sir, please be
kind enough to give the following a
l" place in your valuable paper: On the hi
3. morning of the 8th, the manager of the t
SBSand Coulee coal mines called a meeting
of the Sand Coulee miners for the pur. hi
pose of trying to arrange matters so sto to
get the men to go to work. The ques
tr tion was discussed on both sides with
some heat and Mr. Burrell left, remark- st
I- ing that perhaus his presence debarred
ar some of the men from speaking their o
ry minds. The men got togethez and elect
as ed a chairman and secretary and appoint- el
ie ed a committee to wait on Mr. Burrell a
or oftering to arbitrate the question. Mr.
!i Burrell replied that the matter of arbi
K tration was entirely beyond his Jurisdic
yr tion, but if the miners would go to work
of at his figures he would telegraph
to Mr. Hill and find out whether
d, he was willing to arbitrate and if Mr t
Ht. Hill said yes, then the miners and offi
i; cials would appoint a board of arbitration
and whatever the arbitrators agreed was
a fair price he would pay. The men dis
cussed the reply and request and after
it, due consideration told Mr. Burrell thNt
en they would not go to work until they had
n- positive assurance that Mr. Hill was will
c. ingto arbitrate. The meeting then ad
o urned. At 8 o'clock of that same day
Mr. Buerell called another meeting and
told the miners they had Ibetter reconsider d
She matter and go towork, that be had
wired Mr. Hill and foundthat he was in
ii, New York, that he (Mr. Burrell) was go
ing to St. Paul and would confer withir.
Hill and get all the concessions possible
or for them. The men seemed to bedivfded.
Bo-Mr. Burrell propoe that they vote
by ballot as to whether they should work
or'not, the majority to rule. The votes
were cast sad Mr.Burrell was defeated
by 96 to 18. There is no Lklihood
ill of their being any work at the Sand
Coulee mines until the ben are fully as
95 sured of Mr. Hill's willingness to arbi
Oe trate, and they know positively the price
en they are galn to be paid for their labor.
The public will see that the Sand Coulee
0; minerm are pealceable and law-abiding
0i; oltiaMU and fter a correct method for
the solution of the question at ssue, via:
- arbitration whereby fair share of js
retlice will be obtained for both palle,.
in The manner of arbitratin to be conduct
. d s followsn: The miners to select two
ul men, the officials two men and these four
if; to choose the flth. Be it understood the
18miners are ready and willling ltg to
a-wuorkeesoon e thev know Mr. ~nll is
willllngto farly arbitrate the matier and
will abide by the issue of arbitrators.
an The above Inan correct and truthful state
hman. Hoping for Justice to prevail, I
C subscrlibe myself, Cuc TUx.
iun
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ng
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A eream of tartar king #owder.
t. UHs .t ef all In Mwe!iatn. tmagth.
effpmSr a*ier8,AW47,M90.
HON, PARIS GIBSON NOMINATED
i He is the Unanimous Choice of ti
the Democratic Con
vention.
1; o
MUCH ENTHUSIASM IS MANIFESTED.
f to
A Platform Adopted That Expresses d
in Unequivocal Terms the to
Democratic Doctrine. pi
it
r, Full Details of the Routine Work
of the C(onven.
tion.
h co
The democratic county convention met
at 2 o'clock p. m. Thursday at Mmnot
hal: and was called to order by Jerry nc
a Colline, chairman of the democratic cen- to
tral committee. On motion, J. S. Tod co
was elected chairman and G. T. Curtis of do
Sand Coulee secretary. After the ap- de
a pointment of committees on credentials, I:
platform and permanent organization and to.
f order of business, the convention took a wi
e recess of 15 minutes to await the report sta
of the committees.
S CREDENTIAIL COHMITTEE REPORT. feo
On reassembling the committee on fri
credentials made the following report tio
Swhich was adopted by the convention: In
a Mr. Chairman: We, the undersigned ef
committee, appointed to report on cre- fo:
dentials, find the following delegates and w
it alternates duly eh, cted st primary mleet.
mga: D
GREAT FALLS.
DELOEGAT9E. AL.TERNATES. ch
T E Collins, A R Devine, n
u PatKelly, T W Murphy, HE
SA Jensen, A F Schmitx,
Et E Brady, James Matthews,
E B Judd, Wm Ulm, K.
e J K Clark, Myer Harris, W
C N Dickinson, J B Leslie,
Ira Myers, J N Bridges,
Jerry Collins, E G Maclay, D
a Paris Gibson, John Burke, D
e Wm Albrecht, W W Wescott,
J 8 Tod, John Gerin,
Dr E CrutcLer. Matt Dunn.
STtOtEYi .01
J F Wegner. B F Stickney. Cu
MONARCH.h,
SW J Clark. F P Burllngham. Cel
SUN RIVER LEAVINGS. ot
E. Reinicke.
SUN RIVER. F
r B. S. Ford, Jno. Largent. S.
H. D. Blossom, J. C. Adams. p.
SAND COULEE. he
- Thos. Wheeler, Carl Nelson,
Henry Welch, Jas. Anthony, qu
G. T. Curtis, E. Anthony,
M. O'Donnell, D. C. Culberson.
NORTH GREAT FALLS.
Grin M. Lambert, Jas. C. Ross Jus
Joe. Cassidy, Peter Young. sta
ttTRULY.
D. B Wilson. Jno. W. Hopkins.
UPPER BAND COULE.
Jao. Evans.
Respectfully submitted.
IRA MYERS,
R. S. FORD,
M. O'DONNELL,
Committee.
) PERMANENT ORGANIZATION AND ORDER
The committee on.permanent organiza
tion and order of business reported as
follows:
GREAT FALLS, Sept. 11, 1890.
The.undersigned committee appointed
by the temporary chairman respectfully
recommend that the temporary organiza
dtion be made permanent.
1. We recommend that the order of
business be the report of the committee
on credentials and call of delegates; then
the report of the committee on platform.
2. The nomination ofit a IState Senator.
8. The selection of delegates to the
state convention at Helena on Monday
the 15th. We suggest that all delegates
to the state convention be selected in
caucus by the separate precincts.
We also recommend that each precinct
elect one county centa mitteeman
with the exceptions of 0 1 Slln,which
should have five, and SndConlee two.
CHAs. W.eNER,
HEaRY WLova,
ED. innscasa,
Committee.
A STRONG PLATFORM ADHOPED.
On the reassembling of the conven
tion. Mr. Paris Gibson, chairman of the
committee on resolutions, read the fol
fowing platform, which was received
with much applause:
The democracy of Cascade county in
convention assembled reaffirms its fideli
ty to the principles of the party, and
points with pride to its able, honest, busi
ness-like national administration under
President Cleveland, and to the twenty
five years of democratic rule in Montana
which left as a legacy to the republicans
a surplus of over $100,090, which was
diasipated in a few months by reckless
republican legislation.
We denounce the present republican
national administration for its wanton
extravagance as shown I y the fact that at
the end of one session of congress, with a
republican majority in each house, a de
f hlt of X60,000,000in the treasury is an
nounced instead of the large surplus
handed down by the democratic adminis
tratlon.
We denounce and protest igalnst the
high protective tarift policy of the repub
lican party which has continued as a bur
den on the people the tax necessitated by
war, and we especially denounce the Mc
Kinlteyt riE bill which Increases taxa
tion, reduces the revenues of the govern
meet, strangles commerce, stimulates
trusts and combim tions of capi
tal, increases the cost of living
and production adds new and greater
burdens upon the people without any
reciprocal return. The most apparent
Sresult of this vicious legislation is a de
r pressed condition of the agricultural and
labor interests of the country, while
trusts and combines of every conceivable
kind are in the very flush of prosperity
and advancement.
,We condemn the usurpa
tion of authority of the speaker of the
nationss house of representa
tives, whose one-man power is denounc
ed alike by party friend and foe, and
who has broken the precedents of a cen
tury In the house of representatives in
order tq carry forward the party pro
gramme and enact legislation of the
most vicious character, which includes
chiefly the McKinley tariff measure and
the Lodge federal election or force bill.
both of which receive the condeminatlon
of a very large majority of the people.
We desire to put in the most for
taie n Way. the seal of our condemns
liar on the' hlghi.handed outrage
by which the republican managers of
dontsta, through the instrumnmtality fi
pliant or purohasable iOnto I.k t tl~l.,,
Jtack and Hltl, stole the vote of the oev
state and reversed the clearly expressed
will of the majority. A more outratue
ous act of political villainy and ballot de.
bauchery has occurred sthis country but
ones before, and that was when the same
political party stole the presidency and
pieced weak and vacillating Hayes In the
seat to which Samuel J. Tilfen was
elected. We denou.ce in unmeasured
- terms the leaders of this great conspira
Sst4t cahief among theml are Bandets
and Power, who, with "FIRAUD)" stump
ed on their foreheads, are now occitpy
ing stolen seats in thle CUnted States sen
ate -and ask the democracy and people
of Montana to give them a scathing re
buke at the polls in November. This is
the hope and mainstay of honest elect
tlns and honest counts in Montana here
after.
The great democratic party hais always
favored and fostered the Ilt-ro ts of the
laboring mln and ihas a laroer lproportion
of toilers ill its ranks than any ohi.r
ptrty that ever abistted in this collntry.
The democracy of Cascade county in
strict confnrmity with this polty, f'avor
the dvancemenit of thlltie ittersta of lo
est labor in this sommnaslllity.
We pledge the best effortst of thel-s cutsli
date of this convention for state senll:t1st'
towards securing for Great Falls thle to
cation of the State Utiversity, to which
puble institution this city, in our opin
Ion, is fully esttitled, by reason of slocl
tion, population, beaultitful site and many
other strong considl-ratiots.
Pasit Giuaso.v,
I). F. Wtl,sos,
W'I.i. nl J. CLARa.
Onmotios of SIa Myers the resolutions
were unanimously adopted and the
committee discharged.
PARIS (triseON NOMINvATkD.
The next order of bnslnesa was the
nomination of a caldidlate for state sena
tor. On motlon of I). F. Wilson, the
convention took a reeces of 15 minutes
during which time a caucus of all the
delegates was hell. On reassembling
Mr. Paris Gibson's name was placed be
fore the convention and on motion he
was declared the unanimous nominee for
state senator.
Loud calls bhou.ht Mr. Gibson to His
feet and in a neat speech he thanked his
friends of the convelntion for the noamna
tion and the colfidence they had reposed
In him, promising to put forth his best
efforts to merit their approval, bh-th be
fore and after the election. His remarks
were received with hearty applause.
DELEGATES TO 'THE BSTATE CONVENTION.
A committee of five appointed by the
chair reported the following delegates
and alternates to the state convention at
Helena next Monnay:
Delegates-T. E. Collins. Ira Myers, J.
K. Clark, Patrick Kelly, R. S. Ford, Henry
Welch, W. J. Clark and Robert Flinn.
Alternates-Chas. Wegner, Geo. E.
Huy, Ernest Ringwald, E. Crutcher,
John Largest, Thos. Wheeler, C. N.
Dickinson, J. Donovan.
CENTRAL COMMITTEE.
A committee consisting of Paris Gib
son, Ira Myers, C. N. Dickinson, G. T.
Curtis and E. Crutcher was appointed by
the chair to name the members of the
central committee. They reported the
following:
T. E. Collins, chairman; E. A. Ring.
warld, secretary; J. W. Stanton, Jerry
Flannigan, John lBurke, J. K. Clark, H.
S. Ford, B. F. Perkins, G. T. Curtis, D.
F. Wilson, James Greeley, Alex. Cham
hers.
On motion five members was made a
quorum of the central committee.
The central committee was authorized
to place in nomination two candidates for
justices of the peace and two for con
stables.
On motion the convention adjourned.
oic' It
a·fT ddruUIOrepiiei.
F llU lOl t
.Al..lT Ua OEIf Al n o
eked k~rter of an old uggist I
· Dr. Pierrereo's epratowdr" rpled
I "They are sold under a peluwe gnawe
uaeu that thoey will, In every oer., give
lsfaetaoton or the money Y promptly e
funded. ls Favorite Pre..ptlon,'fr all
Sthoee Chronic wsakne ee nervous and other
nfments peur towon, is usd with
::= t, o urs weak book, hear
leg-dlown rm rregculaiitie and weak.
naaele common to the sex, ad beins the
meet potect of tont. modlltuee bulds up
santiretsee mtle eyem. The de
md for t i onrt d I am sn vset n1
w th horae of omes oeed by I't."
strnle after a ew momale' m eo n
tveerabls wieolder of the pestlAO reamt ee,
"the number of uaarmparlllu ad other, so
Sýpd, 'blood medleltn' is leliouo; bua Dr.
pla Golden Medla bl Disoovry outelsl
Sall and it Is the only blo.d-puoler out
of themay whioh I am hobled to keep Uls
myshelrea tchatt 3 muaass to b osft o
woeiall oesefor which It o recmmedeod.
er money paid for it 1 refunded."
"In the Lne of Pills," remarked the old ea*
Uteman, 'the little Sugar-ooated 'Pellet'
put up by Dr. Pierce lead al. other.. both is
amount of males and the enral mleitetion
they give my oustomers.'
d eppefrlet, 1U, by WOD 's Dr. sMae. Am'r.
'$f500 OFFERELD
1 ' tarrh in th a l`ead by the
loltetour of Dr. Sag.s trh emed .
Ilett. soothlna, 0a d et .po t
cum sthe worst cases, oovet alsehwsbag
a S algh . B. druggist U st.. .
Strayed
0 Fro,, Great Fall Montanau, Sepitember2, 1801
Sone bay mare branded J L on left shoolde and
tOne white hore branded X-Xo left shoulder.
SOnero n horse, oars cliwled. Iluformation
e iding to their eceover' will he rewarded,
S EDWARD ROGlERS.
- Great Falls P. O., Montana.
8- Sheep for Sale.
ltock sheep for sole in nuobers to osuit pour.
ebaoers. J. J. IKENNEDY.
Gb- reat F' s.
The Gelebrated French gure,
s ri',e .''APHRODITINE" "!'w!
~ou~ poa is~~
_ POSITIVE
' o. ul OLAANT E
rr IL byrm of tleyrolr.r
0 dliosseorultiesaor
it tOl.roihhl l of the
,su ica oss 01Ot10 market, Wobolo'
a, Seduialoe or fh Su
ga msu of eitherl
Wekc bydoccaOest prtimflozet 14die, '
0 1lelvol use ltu itoorm 8a, teau, or Uelum Ii
6ty lcS~t.uc as .os oeBure u Puat W.c. d l
,It.CPice \LO acall . lrPebsf 0 1 4c fre .
btflon ceipt O to pre.nrrnl erHll1,R
id A 1Vload URAA Ta :tortnrytc ..
tder 0 refund the mototy II " eles,,usr
'ute bif nsoefsfed. Thouseand of s tsl,,,lmou
o d pul yott, ulb o t b eth fexeouueait.
o- teed be Arftatcilbe. ('lc,!ac freee Addots
tTHE APHRO MErICINE )"
1, eor sole by Lapeyre Breo&., Grout Foil,
Faber's Golden Female Pills
ag- FtrFuiuslulecuiiooll~
fei.u estuui.a.. lke [he
f ~ o o.. tbe market. ew
_ i1 tn",uthly (3nnrnntee
i.. .ullots aoppresne
mea mbntatpton.
td AIEISf CERTAIN. I
Dou't he bumbuoetl
' Boave Time, b is
ut audmouey;tlkohto eth
id Sent to any address
mecure by mall on re
'd THE APHRO MEDICINE COMPANY,
'Roxl7,nob, T7I, PO TLAltD, OR
riold by tGreal Wsllp 4 ugt.
BACH, CORY & Co
Great Falls, Montana.
Groceries
Hardware,
OA kCrockery.
Stoves and
; Tinware.
GROCERY DEPARTMENT.
hlis stoce is all new goods of the best grades only. We buy everything In car lot.
from first hands and our pnces cannot be met west
of the Missouri river.
HARDWARE DEPARTMNT.
We are Sole Agents for the Celebrated (harter orik al +' b l,\er.I . ,r aives .nre
ranges; California Powder Co., and for Thmn p.son' C,.rri.,awer itn
IRooling; also Mlining and ilireksmith hulpiner.
ai Headquarters for Builders and General Shelf and Heavy Hardware,
J. K. CLARK & CO.,
REAL ESTATE AGENTS.
We have for sale lots in every portion of
the city and thousands of acres of adiacent
lands. If you desire a safe, intelligent in
vestment call on us.
Residences for Sale on the lostallment Plan.
Houses to lease and rents collected.
We make a SPECIALTY of this branch o
the business.
Exclusive Real Estate Dealers.
J. K. CLARK & CO.,
Avenlue opposite Joe Conrad's Dry Goods Sto'e.
STEELL & WETZEL,
Real Estate and Collection Agents,
MINES & MININI STOCK.
We have a very large list of Business Property, several good Residences
and Cottages, many choice vacant lots in desirable locations, some large
Stock Ranches and a few Improved Farms, several pieces of Acre Property
adjacent to the city and suitable for platting.
BARGAINS FOR RICH AND POOR.
CORRESPONDENCE SOLICI'EI',
Room 2, adjoining Telephone Office, Ist Ave. S & 3d, Great Falls
First National Bank
OF HLENA, MONT
Paid-Up Capital - $500,000 I Surplus and Profits - $300000
Individual Deposits $2,300,000 I overnment Deposits - 100,000
S. T. HAUSER, President, A. J. DAVIS, Vice-Presiden
E. . KNIGHT, Cashier, T. H. KLEINSCHMIDT, Ass't-Cash.
ASOOLIATE B ANKs.
FIRST NATIONAL, Fort Benton. Montans
MISSOULA NATIONAL, Missoula. Montana
FIRST NATIONAL, Butte, Montana.
A General Banking Business Transacted.
. Re. 4INGA N BELT, MONTANA
Groceres, 1Dry o Gods, and
General Merchandise
The Best Prices always paid for Grain and Country ProduL
LESTiBLISHED 11l77.
JAS. Mc]mILLAN & CO.,
PROPRIETORS OF 'AIf,:
1linneapolis Sheepskin Tanner;
ASPD DALEA' IN
7IDES, SHEEPPELTS,FURS,WOOL,TALLQO,
Ginseng and Seneca soot.
SHEEP PELTS 3k FURS A SPECIALTY.
'1. 103 & 105 Secaond st Nort.. MINNEAPOLIS. hlr.
ShllJmrnl SoI,-itd. .- - or ,_ irnul,...
DUNLAP & GAUNT,
DEALERS IN
Famihy Groceries.
We carry a most complete line in those staple geeoo and respectfully call the
rttention of the puoikc of Great Falls and tributary country to them. Special al
entlon given to mall orders.
Goqner 3rd avenue South and 2nd Street Great Falls, Montana.

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