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PECULIAR .POSTOFFICE, WORK
Witnesses Testify that they Were
Sworn in, Received Pay, But
Never Worked.
AN EXCURSION TO BUTTE.
The Democrats of Lewis and Clark
and Silver Bow United and
Enthuenastle.
The Complete Census Returns for
Motntane by Coaunties.
WAnsTaxrow, Sept, 29.-The lavestiga
tion into the chargds preferred against
Postmaster Wheat by Representative
Enloe was continued today and a large
number of witnesses examined. The
most ilportant testimony was given by
Wm. E. Bradley, wjso said he was ac
quainted with Postmaster Wheat; had
never performed any work as clerk in
the house, but had been sworn in as mes
senger. Young Wheat had come to his
house and asked him if he wanted to
make some money. by being sworn in
place of a man who was expected in a
few-days. This man's name was Denney.
He was simpl) to have his name on the
roll, Whist doing the work. Wheat told
him he would not even have to come to
the otece and would receive $5 for his
trouble in being sworn In. This was
early in March. At the end of
March ,he drew something over
sixty-seven dollars, all of which
except h e.turned over to Walter
Wheat. Young Wheat also got Repre
sentative tUswell to endorse his applits.
tion for a place inthe government print
ing ofoee. At the end of April he was
still on the rolls in place of another man
named Hall. Thls tsme he drew $96.67.
In accordance, with the wish of young
Wheat he kept this money for a week.
He then settld with young Wheat. There
was some diaMcson as to what sum he
should keep. Wheat wanted to pay him
$5, al Ie hetonght he should have one
hal f. -. this title Postmaster Wheat
was pitent and'd ggesieddto Walter that
he get Uaswell to 'wlthdraw his endorse
mentof witness' application. The mat
trietwas finally. settled by his retaining
$10. bhe money. Finally he was die
chared by the postmaster.
Retstative Caswell, representing
Wheat, called the attention of the com
mittee tothe act makig an appropriation
for the house postoffice and contended
that its phraseology gave ttlhe pootmaster
ubsolute right to i5,000 appropriated for
J.e i Ba, fant etiploye of the house
postoffice, testified ithat Culberteon told
him he had paid Wheat over $700, and
that at the time of the publication of cer
tain charges is the newspapern concern
ing Wheat, yonng Wheat had come to his
(Culbertson s) house and on his knees
had begged him to take hback r 00 and
turn It over to a third party. Walter
Wheat, the postmaster's son, than took
the stwad. He testified that he di snoat
of the work for which Bradleylaiald
and was entitled to the money he re
ceived.
Pan-Amseritoa Expeeans. t
The secretary of state today sent to th
senate a statement of the disbursements t
from the appropriation for the expenses a
of the late Pan-American conference.
The appropriation was $186,000, and. ex
pengitures $18D4,97.89, the" balance of r
$20.11 being turned Into the treasury. 1
The prinocipal expenditures were $40, t
490 for tours of inspection; $26,06 for
pay of various employes; $18,29 for
utenog.aphers services, and $15,174 for
expenes of Amnerican delegates, Tres
cot's expenses being the hIghest on the I
list, p0 40, and Carnegie's the lowest,
$180. •
eaxcrstin to Butte.
HLEaxA, Sewt.2..-[Special to the TaI
RNea.]-Relena people are delighted
with the excurdlon Sunday and (great I
Falls is more talked of today in Helena I
than all the rest of the state. The Mon- I
tana oentral will run an excursion from
Great Falls to Butte next Sunday, cIaving
at 8 a. m., and returning will leave Butte
at 11 p. n _.
Demoerata Oiaanlltag.
HutaNA, Sept. 29.--[tpeoial to the
Tnrsuua.]-The campaign work is begin
ing in earnes and the. enthualuam for
Dixon is widespread, The domeorata.
are organized here aod expect to do good
work. Reports from Silver Bow are to
like effect while the (arter boom seems
to have gone glinmtering.
Orashd Woser the ¶haall.
H-LBaA, SBept, 2.-Chas.Lawson was
crushed and mangled in a terrible man
ner in the Northern Pacifio yards about
10:80 Sundaynpornlng, and yet so sudden
was his tekingof that although two men
were withlnia few feet of him, no one
knew of the accident till the Jolting of
the cars going over his body suggested
the idea that i man might be under the
wheels. Lawson was a brakeman and
was standing on the end 'f a car to which
acome coupling were being made. The
Har of tbhen s l ratnlkins the car caused
him to l.aesl balance ansd fall. When
found he wea lyit on his ta and fou
cars and the engine .od gone .ovr his
body just hbout the wlat, cutting him in
heive. LJawlo l was a sober, tIlttt.ltau
Swede and ba4 been employed arebolhe
Nor tpo 0Peoi yascd about a year.
*eslsse as Tremle.
Hawrr. ,, Sptoet '*--[I0pei.., to the
cpiniti' thia aorn.lg l the treat rail
way cases, whieh- is esiet b Broad
water people sadIn favor of Wallace db
Thorabtrglh The giat of the opinion is
that the Olt ooinolil declded byordin
anus that r.q m ere th. U one trck in ad
dition to the old cos.f the Heleaa Stre
Railway cmpqA aslbuld be aid on tMai
atreat tmn es p0 franehises to two
different o The question then
reolved itself pro Iorl.y of fran'hll e
atd Wa.lstk'h nburf holding this
ple s5a a, oii of an ~pai. The
ple00 SioBIe ii aproeitwy le batwean
Oeici r6$ and P j avenue,
Bnyeo , N. ., .ep P -The bmuler
way andi $,.. W d t . h p-e_
lver sis mpglat mawh
eut
Stein, Kon aemigzj#7r 4lpM{lylded
and bed $nspa qne1 5 a. '' force of
the eaplaes M bslilBi a 40is
away and tine 1qkwstp iaj7 i l
over air mils :SwLiry. o i StW S -01T
ths;º itrr111t~i" 4" 19it 1Q H-+ !
CEN03 U FIOURES FOR MONTANA,.
Te te Contains 181,7To and Casoade
County 8,7t4.
WAMmnnlolow, Sept. 29.-The census
bureau today announced the population
of cities and towns as follows: Butte
City, Mont., 10,701, increase, 7,3888. Hlel
ens, Mont., 18,884, increase 10,210. The
population of the state of Montana by
counties was announced today by the cen
sus bureau as follows: Beaverheid,
4,608; Increase 1,928. Choteau, 4,680; in
crease 1,822. Custer, 5,801; increase 2,
791. Dawson 2,072; increase 1,892, Deer
Lodge, 15,200; increase 6,824. Fergus,
8,497. Gallatln, 0,288; increase 2,596.
Jefferson, 6,002; increase 8,088. Lewis
C Olarke, 19,128; increase 12,601. Madi
son, 4,560; increase 645. Meagher, 4,755;
aoreasn 2,012. Massula, 14 411; increase
11,874. Cascale, 8,784. Park, 6,781 Sl
ver Bow, 28,715. Yallowstone, 2,068.
The population of the state is 181,769.
In 1880 the population was 39,159; in.
crease 092,610, or 216.80 per cent.
The Day In Congress.
WAsBINGTON, Sept, 20.-In the house
today on motion of Carter of Montana the
senate amendments to the house bill for
the disposal of Fort Ellis military reser
ration in Montana were non-concurred
in and a conference ordered.
On motion of Payson of Illinois the
senate bill was passed extending for
one year's time payment by settlers
on public lands in cases of drouth.
The appropriations made by the firsl
session of the 51st congress were $861,
811,688. The permanent annual appro.
priations for the year 1890 91 amount to
$101,68,468; making a grand total for
the year of $4890,88,989. Increase over
the 50th congress of $40,818,818.
Conference report on tariff bill, after
debate in senate, was laid aside inform
ally without action. Conference report
on bill opening for settlement a portion
of the Fort Randall military reservation
in South Dakota was presented and
agreed to. Heoar from the committee on
privileges and elections reported resolu
tion, which was adoptes,, declaring that
the senators from North and South Da
kota, Montana and Wyoming are entitled
to their compensation from date of ad
mission of those states. Conference wao
ordered on ho use bill to provide for the
disposition of the abandoned Fort Ellis
military reservaton, MoMontana under he
homestead law. Indivldual pension
billon calendar were'then taken up and
passed-44 in 46 minutes. The senate
bill granting riglht of way across the Fort
Asalnnibsdne military reservation to the
Great Northern ra,lway was passed.
Representatilve Miller of South Caro
lina today introduced a bill making an
appropriation of $280,000 for the erection
of a monument n some city to be select
ed by the committee to be appointed
for that purpose to simmemorste the
valor and patriotism of negro soldiers
who fought In the unism army duringthe
late war. He also introduced a bill ap
propriating $1,000,000 for the erection of
a suitable home where disabled slaves
may be cared for.
Representative Owen of Indiana intro
duaed a bill providing that all pensions
granted to soldiers upon applications filed
after first of July, 1880, and which have
been granted in consequence of wounds
received in line of duty, shall commence
and be paid from date of honorable dis
charge.
The commissioner of pensions is au
thorized to adopt such rules for the pay
9ent of arrears of pensions granted and
the secretary of the treasury is directed
to issue bonds of the United Sates to the
omount of $600,000,000 to pay the arrears
of pensions bearing 21 per rent interest,
payable in 80 years from ;ate. Every
so fler or person who may ba entitled to
receive alears of pensions under this
law' , yf elect to receive such portion
thereof in bonds provided.
4IoNDMNBED TILEGRAMS
A seven y6ar-old son of Alte Hinkle,
in Nicholas county, W. Vs., killed his
five-year old sister because she threatened
to "tell",oe him.
Judge Doolittle, hurt Saturday at Ra
alne, will recover.
Rev. Melsy of Chicago preached on
laying np treasures in Heaven Sunday
night. W he reached home burglars
had been SJere, but he had laid up no
treasure there and the thieves left empty
handed.
Among the items dropped from the
deflenoy bill was one for 420,000for mon
uments to mark the boundary line be
tween North and South Dakota.
Ten thousand dollars for a Winona,
Minn., public building was inserted in
the deficiency bill.
Mlembers of the Tlpperary crowd, who
were clubbed by police, are likely to be
arrested for incitling riot.
The senate agreed to the. conference
report on the bill for the relief of settlers
on the Northern Pacific indemnity lands.
The senate adopted the conference re
poo on the deficiency appropriation bill
and the h0onie did likewise.
The Fowler park Are at Chicago was
offlclily reported extinguished yester
1,.h The insurance aggregates
The President appolhted the following
postmasmterln Wisconsin: C. A. KIrk
asm, Augusta, and.P. B. Wilder, Evans
Among the bills passed by the Senate
yelsterday was the senate bill grantang
the right of way to the Jameatown and
Northt rn railway eompuy throuogh
DetLt's Lake inulan reservatioin.
The Barrowvllle mill ast Morton, Mass.,
burned, cansing a loss of $.,000.
The Chicago west divitoon street car
men will strine Monday.
The winners at Gravesend yesterday
Veronica, Rlhono, Donshue, Bravo, Rubth
erval.
T%. Mrkets.
N.w Yoga, Sept. 29.-Money easy,
ranging from 9% to 4 per cent.; last loan
t closed offered a1t. Prime
tile paper . S../, terling exchange,
quiet but irmer aat $4.80 for sity day
bile and $4,863 for demand.
WHEAT IN MINOnAPOLle.
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. B9.-ReOlepts 8.1
amre shipments 79 cars. Closing
quotations: No. 1 hard, Sept. 97u
on tr.ok, ifc; No. 1 northern Sept.
t and Ont. 90 c; Dec. 98Mc; May9'c;
on track c; ;o. 2 rothern. Sept. e;
o lncrsc . nsaw Yo70.
SNew YOs, Sept. 9.--Burlington
e ; Northern Pacific 80, preferred
i 75% Northwestern 107%, preferred 142;
St, Paul 85}x, preferred 1143; Manitoba
0; Omahs a9%, preferred 75; Dulut,
a Sgiq% Wisconsin Cenital 223a;GeatNort-"
ern preferred 78i.
TItE METALS.
Now Yoag, Sept. 0.--lar silver
( 1 ron-Steady and dul; American
S ele; Lake, September,
S domec $S i e. 7
, tauCAo, Sept. 0.-
(Dfl 06;ttm , ge steers) $.O00
lorwsterns, lw,
ib)cl; imbot 111100413
FREE COAL FOR DAKOTA'S POOR
The Great Northern will Carry the LI
Coal Free, But Don't Want
to be Imposed Upon. U
$500,000,000 FOR PENSION ARREARS.
Individual Pension Bills Rusheda
Through. - A Busy Day in a
Congress.
The GreatNorthern Granted Right-of- I
way Through Fort Assinaboine 1
Reservation. t
ELraLNDALE, N. D,, Sept. 29.-Mayor
Soefton of the city, who wrote to Jlames J.
Hill, president of the Great Northern
Railway campany, asking that conces
sioen be made in the transportation of
coal for needy settlers, has just received
a copy of a letter sent by Hill to Hon. J.
H. Fletcher, lieutenant governor of South
Dakota, with information that the offer
made to the people of that section will
apply to Dickey county. Mr. Hill says:
"If the communities that will need aid
in getting cheap fuel on our line in the
district you name will make some organ
isation to take charge of the fuel matter,
we will carry their coal free to the ex- I
tent of one thousand tons, or mcrr, if
necessary. We desire, however, to avoid
coming under the inter-state law i
in regard to carrying coal I
for those who can afford
to pay, inasmuch as the law
would compel us to carry for all alike,
and again, our experience in the past in t
such cases has been that many people
who are abundantly able to pay take ad
vantage of such circumstances to get
their own coal hauled for nothing. For
the last year both in North and South
Dakota the matter of fuel, transportation I
of supplies of various kinds and furnish
ing a guaranty on seed wheat have made
the burden unusually heavy on our rail
road, and while we desire to help as far
as we can to alleviate suffering of the
settlers, it is necessary that we should at
the same time protect the company from
any imposition on the part of those who
are not in need."
Slarin and McAullife.
LoNnoN, Sept. 27.-81avin and McAul
iffe have been arraigned for committing
a breach of the peace and remanded till I
Friday.
BEATS THE ieOBLp'8 BReCORD.
Nelson, the Great Stallion, Beats His own
and the World's Reeord.
KANKAKEE, Ill., Sept. 26.-A large
crowd witnessed today's racing on the
kite-shaped track of the Kankakee driv
ing park. The weather was cool and the
track perfect. Nelson, the great stallion
from Maine, trotted to beat his own re
cord and the world's stallion record of
2:12 and lowered Itone-half second. Both
owner and driver, C. W. Nelson of Water
erville, Maine, were loudly cheered. Nel
-on said: "I have come all the way from
Maine, where we have snowballs for
breakfast nine months of the year, to get
,this record on the fastest track an theworid.
I am the happiest man in existence, for I
have the beet and fastest stallion in the
world."
Fauatina, the famous two year old,
driven by John Dickerson, trotted to beat
her record of 2:2035, and lowered it to
2:241¢. The last half was made in 10~0t.
R" G. DUN a CO.'S REPORT.
Tae ommnereMl and Manahetatunag Intr
Beta of the Couatr7 in Good Condlitmn.
Now YonR, Sept. 28.--. G. Dun & t
Co.'s Weekly Review of Trade says: t
Liquidation In nearly all kinds of specu- o
lation comes to disappointment of many, e
in connection with largely increased sup- t
plies of money, and prepares the way for a
healthier trade in alllegitimate branches.
With lower prices there appearsa decided
improvement in exports of products, and
the decrease for the past three weeks is
now only 4.7 per cent., comparing
with last year. Imports are much en
larged by effort to get goods into the
country before the new tariff goes into I
effect, but the current accounts of each
increase are exaggerated; the value of
all imports fur three weeks has been but
I 15) per cent. above last year's record.
Considerable increaseappears in woolens,
lineas, silk and other dry goods, but
there is fair prospect that merchandise
exports will now exceed in value the im
ports for the month. Grain does not
move freely as yet, but exports of cotton
exceeds last year's materially, and pro- I
visions move in large quantities.
Reports from other cities show re
markable activity in all branches of legi
timate trade. The exces of bank clear
ings over those of corresponding weeks
last year, in all citlies outside of New I
York, rises to sixteen per cent for month
thus far, and at western and southwest. -
ern ponts the gain ayerages about twen- I
ty-three per cent. Though money is
very active at most points, and rather
stringent at many, the olasme of,buslness
does not seem to be awhori9 curtailed
thereby, and reports ato ieollbctions are
much more favorable 'thn usual. rteet
industries, as reports already cited ahow,
are decidedly active, mill manufac
turer having especially improved, with
much more satisfacthry orders. aotton
manufacture sustained by a large oe
mend for resdo And the numerons minor
destritee i9e cohange of duties Is
fd to be tba Imld of greater soUvttv,
rn is moe flMA at Ptilaadelpna .and i
I not muk presd for as hure, though
some Chicago sals in ths region e, re
ported, but the demand for bar increases
with advance ino pe, .ad plas asd
structural mills are crowded though
steel role are still luctive, emp tm
rorement is also reported In coal. Thqre
as been muh l~luidaion ..itilooks
without serious decline In prelvs r any
I excitement.
The buesiness fal urea eosring du
ing the last seven tyse numLber 119 .e,
compared with 190 l.t week. War tie
correspondling week ise year the Sgecea
were 199.
There may be persons In this cosnao
r ntly who are At times troubled with colic,
or subject to attacks of bowel complaint.
If so, they heonld try Chanberlain's
Colic, Cholera and DiTarrhea Remedy It
will sord almoet immediate relief and
when reduced with waest Is pleasant to
take. If taken as soon as te first lll
cation of the disease is fel It Will word
off the attack. Many people me it i
7 Ii psyi'nt bottle may be obtained foam
ILop oyBr:Brs.l lt
ARE YOMADU MADm mslrshle by Indi
a nppetlte, Yellow M "ki 3 lO' Vil,
lner is a posItive cure. 1cqpe , B.
b. Driver, druggist.
BUSY NRIRART.
A Bright ansd Biany Hatch of Items
From One of Onr Great Mining
Camp%.
LSpooial corraepondence of the TnInons
NEIHAwr, Mont., Sept., 27, 1890.
General activity prevails in our camp,
the clatter of carpenters' hammers can
be heard Into all directions. A small sen
satlpn was occasioned by Dr. McCann
commencing to build a house on a lot he
bought from the Compromise company.
Mr. Muller, our county commissioner,
entered a complaint against the doctor for
obstructing the county road. A warrant
was Issued and he was arrested and taken
before Jultice Choate, who held him to
appear at our next term of the district
court and fixed his bond in the sum of
$500. The doctor refused to give the
bond and was sent to tie county jail. ie
is now on his way to Livingston, being
taken before Judge Henry'on a writ of
habeas corpus. So ends theltrst chapter.
Very few loungers or idle men areto be
seen about our streets or saloons, there is
work for all who are Inclined that way.
But there appears to be enough laborers
at present to supply the demand. A
goodly number of strangers are coming
in who appear to have an eye to business,
and all of whom appear to be pleased
with the outlook.
The owners of ming claims-not pat
ented-are now doing their yearly repre
sentation work, and we hear almost dall'
of large bodies of ore being discoverrd
in the old locations in places where they
were not known to exist.
A Mr. Van Arnsdale, from Aurora, Ill.,
came in yesterday. He is making ~ gen
eral examination of the mines. I have
heard it is his intention to put in a smel
ter here.
The new Friseco hotel will open for
business October 1st with a grand ball.
Registration of voters is progressing
slowly. Very little interest appears to
be manifested in the election, but there
Is time enough yet to start the pot to
boiling. No one appears to be particu
larly grateful to Mr. Carter for what he
has done in congress for this partof Mon
tana. NEIHART.
How Longl O How laong
The report of poor mail sevice betweent
Great Falls, Barker and Nellhart seems
to attract no attention from the officias.
The office has been removed from
Mann's to Barnum's, a distance of one
hundred yards, and the driver of the
stage refuses to stop at Barnum's for
mail. Thus it accumlates at Mann's for
weeks and is passed on to the camps only
when some ranchman or traveler takesit.
This state of affairs is an outrage on the
people of that region. The Titou.N~ has
discarded the use of the mail service to
those points and finds the semi-weekly
train to Monarch more reliable.
nnumenfunl Exursalon. ob
The excursion from Helena Sunday an
was a big success. Over two hundred du
came down from the capital. The train tu
arrived 12:80 and time was allowed to the by
visitors to take lunch. At 2 p. m. the an
train ran down to Black Eagle falls, do
where, through the kindness of Mr. Par- thb
sons, the big blast was delayed for the ii
benefit of the excursionists. Fully two by
thousand people stood on the south bank gr
of the river when the face of the cliff on in
the opposite side was seen to tremble, or
rocks were thrown high In the air and a tat
dense cloud of smoke and dust rolled f1
down the river. The roar of the falls ad
deadened the report of the explosion un
til it was only a dull roar. The face of
the cliff was torn out for about 400 feet
and a large force will be kept busy for ip
over a week clearing the loosened rock mi
away. The blast was put in to make lt
room for the buildings of the Boston &
Montana smelter.
About 45 minutes were spent in view- N
ing the dam and falls, after which the t
train was run down to Ranthow falls. ac
Many of the excursionists hao never seen i
this beautiful fall and were pleased with di
the grandure of the scene. Concerning ,'1
the trip to the spring the correspondent N
of the Independent says: "Next the
train backed up to the Montana smelter Pt
and tiant spring. Forty-five minutes th
was spent there. The spring is a most
wonderful freak of nature. A hundred
bubbles forming a large pool make a ruf
fled scene of laughing water,crystal pure of
and which can be peered into for many
feet. Nothing less than a river of water
flows in hurried, dashing, splashing fall pi
from this spring into the Missouri. Water al
cress flourishes in this crystal pool in s
great quantity, and looking down to the
bottom is seen an endless variety of col
ors. The spring Is a truly wonderfnul at
eight, one that wordns can not properly at
describe. Enough water flows from it
to supplyeven as large a city as New
York. To see this spring alone is worth
a day's journey."
The smelter was visited by many and ci
at times several furnaces were giving
forth their streams of white metal which $
the visitors saw cast into bars of bullion a
of silver and lead.
The train then returned to town where '
the wants of the inner man were again
supplied. During the two hours pent g
in town many of the excursloaste strolled
through the streets and expressed satis- b
faction at the progress shown. At 7
o'clock the train nulled out for Helena
and it is safe to say that a better pleased
party never left thlcapiiel..
General Peeseager A nt Llyl, as
sisted by Traveling r ger A gent
Hubbard, did everything possible to
make the trip pleasant.
OoCurgeat ona mOrgalsation. I
On Thprsday evelnng of this week,
October s,a counqil of Congregational I
churches will convene it Arins hall at
8:80 p. m. to examine a candidate for the I
ministry and It deemed advisable con- I
duct an ordination service.
This council will also convene again at e
7 p. in. of the same date and at the same t
place to advise in the matter of the organ
lusson of a eongregattonal church in I
(Great Falls and assist in the public ser
vines appropriate thereto.
Thq publio are cordially invited ti be
present at both of thee services. e m
memhber the hts sad place-Thurday,
Octobcr r, 8- p. m. and 7 p.m . id
A ron hall. n the evening the prelol
lIIry service will occupy an hour. The
public service proper will begin at 8 1
SAra.Mr.Fowler ivigalton: Ii0C V.
loWells. HBale; kr. eMr. Kelq h, mv.
Mr. A. d. . e oodwin, Helenb I be
p nt so assist in theserscmIcr.
The program for the evening lass fol
I. Prellminaris; 3. Reading minutes; 1
8,. Hfy j 4. ,rayer. 11.
ivingston; 8. Solo, hck o Age 10.
SPrgqer of lRscogniton, Roe. IMr. lsitells,
t estf;11. IPropouaiing of confession sad
covenant, Rev. Mr. Hell, Helena- 1.
It. Maley, Helena 14. Right Hand of
I Fllowship, 1ev. Mir. Bell; 15. Anthem,
Taut Oreator; 18. Benoedlpllo,
s 81 8EV. GEO. ' U. TIAYEII, of
, Ind says: ýti*DriO myself and
wt ownour-/iv to SHILOH% CON
" R1ýThjTI ~ V For-e a by J. B.
S$ WasBts ae Fsgs ijsu the
THE M'KINLEY HILL HEADY,
Conference Report Presented to the
House and Will lie Called up
To-day.
CONORESSTO QUIT BUSINESS TUESDAY,
The Binders' Twine Trust Succeed in
Retaining the Duty on that
Article.
R. G. Dun &. Co. Report oil tile Condi
tion of Trade Tllroughout
the (ountry.
WAsuHNo.on, Sept. 2I.--MciKmley pre
sented the co"ference report on the tarifft
bill late this afternoon and it was ordered
printed in the record. He then gave no
tice that Immediately after the reading
of the journal tomorrow hle would call
up the report for consideration and final
disposition. Before the recess McKinley
offered for reference a resolution for final
udjournment of congress on Tuesday
nrextlt 2 o'clock.
WAsI.INIroO, Sept. 20.--After ten days
i halrd work tihe conference committee
on the tariff bill completed its work late
this afternoon and reported the result to
the house. The committee had to deal
with 484 amsedmenta, many of them in
volving cardinal differences of principle
in treatment and many were the sabject
of bitter controversy between conflicting
interests. In tile more important items
of this kind the result of the comnmittee's
action was as follows: The date when
the bill Is take effect was made October
ith; February 1st next was fixed as the ul
timate date upon which goods deposited in
oand before October slt may be with
drawn at the old rates of duty. In the
case of sugar, in the place of a uniform
bounty of two cents on grades of
eighty and above provided by the
house, maple sugar was included
and other provisions for bounty adopted.
'ree sugar under 10 Dutch standard, and
free admission of machinery for making
beet sugar. On binding twine the rate
is fixed at 7.10 per cent., but on tther
manila cordage, rate is advanced from
f1 per cent, to 1Y per cent. per pound,
more than was agreed upon by either
house. On pyrites, the senate rate of M
cent per pound on that containing cop
per is retained. On boiler and other plate,
iron and steel, new grades are estab
lished valued at two cents or less per
pound, on which rates run from 0 5-100
to 8-10 cent per pound and higher rates
for higher prices. In the case of tin
plate the house late of 3y cent per pound
sbove sheet iron rates up to July next
and 2 2-10 cents after that date is retain
ea. The senate rate of further additional
duty of thirty five per cent on manufac
aures of tin plate is replaced
by absolute single duty of 55 per cent,
and its stipulation for free 03 pound tin
after 18900 in case of the failure of the
domestic works to produce one-third of
the consumption is retained. In steel
angots and blooms the senate rate (lower
by i-10 cent per pound) is retained on
grades below 18-10 cent in value and
above the higher house rate prevails. On
iron and steel bars or plates cold rolled
or blued, the higher house rates are re
tained.In case of sawed boards and lumber
of white pine the house recedes from its
$1.10 rate, and the senate rate of $1 is
adopted.
The rates on wools and woolens are but
slightly changed from the rates fixed by
the house.
The conferees agreed to the senate reo
Iproclty and retaiatilon amendment,
making but one change, which was in
the date, changing it to January, 1892, in
stead of July next.
Bishop Shanaiy Protett,.
Bishop Shanley, bishop of .Jamestown,
N. D,. called on the Secretary of the In
terior to-day and protested against the
action of Indian Commissioner Morgan
in abolishing one day school and one in
dustrial boarding school at and near the
Turtle mountain Indian reservation in
North Dakota. Bishop Shanley strongly
protested against the arbitrary action of I
the commissioner in this matter.
Of Interest to the Great Northern.
The commissioner of the general land
office has issued a rule upon the St. Paul,
Minneapolis & Manitoba railway com
pany, to show cause why recognizance
should not be made tothe United States
as contemplated by the act of March 3,
1887, of about 50,000 acres within the
state of Minnesota, heretofore certified
and patented on account of grant to said
company.
Willt By No More Sliver This Month.
The Treasury department today pur
chased 105,000 ounces oi silver, paying
$1.18 for 40.000 ounces and $1.18~4 for
65,000 ounces. Amount offered was 160,
000 ounces. The total purchases of sil
ver to date under the new law is 7,267,
000 ounces. The treasury department
gave notice today that the government
has purchased all the silver authorized
by law for the present month, and that
no further ofers will be considered until
after the first prox.
SCUHitAP ALUMINUM.
A Metal That muay Coue Inte Competition
With Tin, reasu and Even Copper.
CLEVELAND, Sept. 20.-An announce.
ment of interest to the metal trade is
made today by the Cowles electric smelt
ing and aluminum company of this tity.
t Heretofore the lowest price made to the
public on aluminum In small lots has
been $8.50 per pound. The Cowles Co.
who are the largest manufacturers ot
t aluminum in the world, issue a circular
a tothe trade today, cutting the price to
l $1.00per pound for aluminum contained
lin aof their alloys. Five years ago
whei Cowles aluminum was frst offered
foe# ale the current price of the metal
was $20 per pound and little if any was
obtainable even at that figure, and this
without tay guarantee of chemical purity.
hhe first yrice made in CowIs alunminumu
as $5 per pound a saga.nst the above
ure. At $1 per pound aluminum will
sme a serious competitor with both
brass and til. At 50 enut pure alulinO
um would bileome a formidable competi
tor. with copper.
Openinag of the Catholle Chareh.
Next Sunday the Rt. Rev. Bistop Bron
del, together with the Rev. A. H. Lam
baser, will come to Great Falls on the
S tssalon of the openlig of the new Catho
ti.tehreh. There will be two masses in
), the morning, and in the evening Bishop
Brondel will lecture on Jerusale.. Hilsh
op Brondel is well qualilitd fior t.-o tasa..
as he spent some time traveling through
the Holy Land, visiting the many points
of nterLst and he came back loaded with
' facts and anecdotes. The lecture will be
one of historic interest and contain
f shetehes of Oriental life and character
d which, when explained by so able a lec
I. turer as the bishop undoubtedly is, can
f. not help being both entertalniog and in
teresting to old and young alike. The
lecture will be given for the belefit of
e ithe church, ilckets can be procured at
the price of $1,00.
AN ATTEMPTED OUTRAGE.
A Villain Frastated iu His Hellish De.
siganby the Timely Arrival of
Neighbor.,
A dastardly attempt at rape Monday
at noon upon the person of a married
woman living near the freight depot, was
defeated by the timely arrival of neigh
bors who were attracted by the screams
of thile woman. City Marshal Treat was
immediately notilfed if the occurrence
and lost no time, from the deseription
given of the man, in runing him illn. He
is now sately lodged in jail anl will have
a hear;in this foreaoii.
LArTEl.- -t hals ti e rn learned that the
man's name i. E. ,. Brown anld has lately
been employed at the dain. le has for
several day' been on a spree, w hich cul
minated inl al at" which iv likely to fur
niish hm wth fr,' , boalId and iildging
for a iunillher yearo ainl IIIe may ian
sider himllil if fI'rtllate that, hie was hit
strong lup to the neiare'.t icoveaielit pitce
for his lheinrcini ittfene. We hiave sop
pressed tlhe oull'i'. llll Iy reo!lerSt.
To It'e /I. ol f .ll.li1 (- 1
Anothier crew 'i'.tetoiing to oake the
trip down thi" "i- '. ri - , 1
place. Thi- Iiii ýi i 1 li h,, u: e l
tlemen tri ilnr e ]llt I / o I ri. inta,
lion to float aluoi viai! t:Jear tl" sMo i ,,a ,,&
Mesiro, iii' I ' ,iiholake ,ii
trip along he's, -i to lornri a. I aptain
(urrier i. h r,< - i, , illf 'iill i ii 1
i:,nstrulction tf thii boat whichl wii llie ai
large one i he keel ol'irder aid carries
5 square yard: .i ilt. Til. he fpart ..ni
llits of tMessrs. i.dlr JailDtii, .'imel
Woesley, R. Donnlll, D)r. E. M. ( ,ddle
aid another whose name we sar' 'iuble
to learn. Unless caught by stov ,re cold
',eather be.'ore they reach tI1r Missippi
we predict for the traveleirr: :lit pleas
ant trip.--lenton Review.
"Kaia-r" Dead,.
"Kaiser," Dr Fiirfleid's old water
opaniel, died Sinlay. lie was the first
dlog to comne toi Great :olls and was
veorybody's frierdI. During the past two
years he has had no home but has been
fed and kindly treated wherever he
stlayed in town. Smile iof the boys haid a
lice box made for him and laid him away
sithl the honors dlue ia pliolner. Kaiser
was a dog of mornle tan ,Iordini y i ipoirt
ilre. 'The city i'lollllil ..nto timse iao
adopted a resolution that lie should le
forever exempt from taxation,ll and lie
therefore had no terrors for tihe log
catcher. The freedomt of the city wam+
his. He also made occasional trips, dur
ing the past few years, to his formner
onme, Fort Ienton. He sould jamp
aboard the train anid no trainman would
put him off.
$440 Per Front PFot.
Messrs. H.F. Mark, A. T. Furney and
H. II. Kreasler, from Pennsylvania, have
have bought through Thos. Gahagan, the
property occupied by the Merchants'
restaurant. The lot is 25x150 feet on
Central avenue oand the price paid was
$11,000 cash or $440 per front foot. This
is the highest price ever paid for real es
tate in Great Falls, yet in view of the.
splendid location and the rapid growth
of the town it is a good investment.
Os
AKIN
POWDER
Absolutely Pure.
A cream of tartar baking powder.
Highest of nil in leavening strength.
U. S. Governmenlt Reporl, A.1. 17, 1889.
Notice.
Notice is hereby given to the ta-rpayers of
JOSEPH PERA ULT,
Trustees in Districa t No. 21.
UPpaR Box ELDER, eapt. c2, 18W a t
C, H. CAMPBELL,
Thorouh - Bred Stock
OF ALL KINDS
300 I)elaine Merino Irams for sale; also
rood IHeavy Team. oanch 10 iniles
southeast of Great Falls.
Real Estate and Loans,
Vermont Maple Sugar and Strup.
Will be at office In (libsoo & Itenner's
building, opp. Park Iotel, Tuesiday,
Thursday and oatulrday fternoons.
Sheep for Sale.
S to sheep for sale in numier to suit pur
oher ccI. l j. KENNEDY
(nreat Falls.
The gelebrated French gure,
,;;a "APHRODITINE" ,,i
s SOLD os
POSITIVE
at hl eo ore ace
Sdirsolder of tilh
UEg AElecirat O Tl" A
2 t hll of o eltll e c
sex whether itr
Sexcrtav ue A o ctlmtolaCt, l'olel or Pim,
or.lbroug youthlll a udt. cretion, over lldulop
9l1et, A&e, etch s I.osa of Bra1i Power, W akefu'
a ptea, earlug dot Pall te Ao, a oniut
Weeklie, bgrtelai aNervoua Prestratlou Noeturr
I ntito lea , .eltucrrhms, Doazaues., Wealk atla
roytIof cower t.-oo lllaotehrP, whielh I uli
lete olu lead to p'enltllreohl l hoc A, i Iidaeb
2ly2 PrOeIL.00 abox. fbu ANa ( 15.W dTu b
A WRIV: TTEN (I ARA NT R forevery5 .'
rer t' refunda thy maletene l,ca. lls'
rre Ir, ot eted. Tuousa l' of tosttlnollht
ham oldsudn yoUng, of both Saxe` permlauelut
tnodbvAPHyoDrn o lNa. Circular free AddreA
-H" APHRO MErIClN C )
I.ORTLAhtr. O
lcor sale by Lapeyre Bros,. Great P ll,
Faber's Golden Female Pills
For Female Irregolar
S I ttes: uoth|Dli OIhc
1tho marki ett. o iot
JntL. "ut, ee..fldly ire
OL y , UGtLalltee
to relieve b rce.
meuut uatlou.
SURE! SAFEI CERTAIN
SDou't be hutabugge
a Savo Time, Health
r ' and mouolytake ii oth
enut to any aldrec
seceurs by mail on re
S THE APHRO MEDICINE CONPANY,
t Watara BT.lOh, BOasTL0 LND, o0
Will y 41"aS Paa dragi ta
S. . AAHBY. C. A. BROAD ArERt
S. C. ASHBY & CO.,
HELENA AND GREAT FALLS,
e, /VAeCoomi4e
Fine Carriages, Buggies, Phltons, Cutters,
Mitcheil Farm and Sprinl W.'a;.,.-i t. j.n rds -nJ Road Carts.
CWl \1,. l iv in -Ic.k , 11 i, , . ',, y flni· .ddJ
fouth and Drug ILr w,, . , I, t Ir;', ,
den 'Ui tlivatrs r n 1 I J l, ani . N ',, , 91,. . M .
UDEIERICK iiA PRESSL, BALING fIES,
urst & Bradly's Sulky, (iabg and Walking Plows
EXTRS FOR MACHINERY.
C. A. BROADWATER, Iresient C. ..I, I8I' ELI, Scretary
PARIS GIBSON, Vice-President. A.E. II( KEHEIMAN. "I're:,er
THE GREAT FALLS
ater'-Powr & T onsite C
Industrial City.
GREAT F.LLS, having the greatest available water-power on the America,
continent, is destined to be the chief Industrial city of the northwest. The Montana
Smelting Company having erected a Silver-Lead Smelter costing $1.000,000, now
employs 100 men.
The Boston & Montana Consolidated Company has began the construction of a
Copper Smelter to cost $1,500,000, and will employ within a year 1,000 men.
GREAT FALLS is now the terminus of three railroads-the St. Paul, Mince
spolis & Manitoba, the Montana Central and the Great Falls and Sand Coulee line
now extended to mines of urecious metals in the Ilelt mountains.
It is the Commercial Center of Northern Montana
It has a population of 5,000 and is growing rapidly. Enterprises now under way
ind to be inaugurated will more than double the population this year.
The great water-power is being developed upon such a scale as t, forni-h
power for sc-ores ,t manufacturing instituttons and employment for tho.sand< of
men.
No town in the Iocky Mountain region offers greater inducements to the settler
or investor, and all such are respectfully invited to come and see for themselves.
For information regarding GREAT FALLS and surrounding country, address
CHAS. M. WEBSTER, Secretary'
Great Falls, Montana
T e Fidelilty ni Casll t Co.
Cash Capital, - - 250,000
Assets, - - - 890,000
U. S. bonds deposited with the N. Y. Insurance Dept. 200,0(t)
Accident Plate Glass, Fidelity and Steam Boiler Departments.
AGENTS WANTED IN MONTANA.
PHIL GIBSON, State Agt Great Falls Mont.
THE PARK HOTEL,
The Only First-Class House in i Fine Billiard-Room and Bar
Great Falls. Stocked with
OFFICE OPEN DAY AND NIGHT CHOICE LIQUORS AND CIGAUl
Central Avenue and Park Drive.
JULIUS HORST, Proprietor.
Rubottom & Gilchrist,
Interior Decoratills, Paintfil'
Wall Paper, Willdow Shades and Fixltulres. Pictures, Frames adl
Mouldings,
Postoffice Block, Second Street North, . Great Fails.
C. F. FULLERTON,
Bookseller - ald - Stationer,
BLANK BOOKS AND LEGAL BLANKS.
Also a complete line of Newspapers and Nuvetit:s, SI hol Supplies, Ntc. (s
from outside of the city will be give prms pt attention.
I)UN BLOCK. - - . - GREAT FALLS, MtINE
gSTABLISHED 1877.
JAS. DKoILLAN &e CO.,
Minneapolis Sheepskin Tanners
ANDi DEALEIS I5
ZDES, SEEPPPELTS, FURS,WOOL, .ALLOQW
Ginseng and Seneca Root.
SHEEP PELTS & FURS A SPECIALTY.
:t1. 103 & 105 SseondSt Norta. MINNEAPOLIS, MI
Shipment Solidted, wriite ro (5iil.lla i
DUNLAP & GAUNT,
DEALERS IN
Family Groceries.
We carry i most complete line in those staple gr is land respectfuilly call tbll
attention of the puoiic of Great Falls and tributiary coi llr'yic t them. Mpecial at.
e ntion given to mall orde "s.
Corner 3rd aveaue South and 2nd Street Great Falls, Montana.
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