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The weekly tribune. [volume] (Great Falls, Mont.) 1891-1894, November 28, 1891, Morning, Image 2

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OP1'.t 1if f'.P(I.1 NO.
And now comnes that promised and
anxiously looked for report of the super
vising agent of the treasury Mr. A. K.
Tingle. t..uching the smnllglingof opium
into this country from the. other side of
the boundary line. The first dispatchIes
published in thews columns some time
ago concerning the matter stated that
the report would le very voluminous and
that it would implicate many federal and
other olticers in smuggling the narcotic,
ilmong wha ii were five congressilen and
two United States senators. The report
makes no mention of this branch of the
subject, but deals directly with the
smuggling of Chinese and I is insepara
ble coplialliion opium.
The peculiar fI.ture of the report and
one which will provoke more or less
comment upon ithe part of the press of
the country is the recommendation of
the agent that the ercessive duty upon
manufactured opium lie reduced or
taken off altogether. lie tells how the
crude article is manufactured by our
northern neighbors, who exacts and re
cwlves a duly upon thel raw material and
then smuggles the finished product into
this country thus avoiding the payment
of the tariff tax (,f 02 per pound. About
70i,tA0 pounds of the prepared article
was mani in Victoria last year, about all
of which was doiubtless stIuggled into
the I'nited States thus saving the ninou
facturers somiethinlg like S li).tl,). This
is a nie- little plum for ia few men to
make andl it would e.xcite but little won
der if iimpecuniious parties occup.ling
high Ilti-i;nl stations had a tinger in
thle pie'.
The, tu'iljilation I., sltiugcAl the rll -
lislle itiu . 1i, -'i.litry is toi i griaut fri
so.i lln illn ti. o withsltall . illl Ipthe lt'e'n't
aili rl li l ."1 \, ;I: t lli treasury, nigi nt tg -q -
cests. i. lit, reidutii ou of ti- l duly. Il t
reaslons .tl i a great deal of fori'e-ai
c'learly si ws ti; t it i- th l only lin .ti
,'able way tI .hIck the g.rwing illicit
.raliie. Hlis ligi .i- ": tidu ..th .l.duty
and smutg.illin a 1 ci ,'a. 'T lurning in
uinither direction r Tliiu,.l mia yet
fini e uiilm to re, ,,t tlh' Catm advice.
ot ir artihihs wheiun thei duity is e
.e'ssie' or nI'.tually prhihitory lmay lbe.
if not alr lny. snitlggl- into the luiintry.
The ciast lin' from dlaini to lhirila is
il li"in iSae laii iers manyU slheltering
.inves into tuhilch sIarp lsuglglers imay
run thir .-rafts andiii unlai tie .
Iligh dutiest breed su ile igling. That is
the rcord if hi story, t
luefrril t to lrh' sliiuggliug of ('hinese
the relport preiRnts niithinig new. As
the courts halve deicided tliat Chinese
.oltiing into this country coiintrary to law
from Canadia imust ble returnied to that
dominion, it remains for coingress to
remedy the evil by legislation. As in
opium smuggling, Canada gets the best
of the deal with the Chlinese. That
country taxes the heathens A) i ah iadt
as entrance fees. John Chinanian has
no use for ( anada. He pays his d0 for
the opportunity offered to enter the
United States. lie is willing to take the
chances of capture. If captured he is r
returned to the Canadian line and re
fused admittance into the dominion un
less lie piy $5I more. This lie can't pay
and wouldn't if he could and so he is
sent back to the Celestial Kingdom by
the United States without charge. This n
is a picnic for John. lhe gains a whole
lot of experience and sees ait new country c
and travels thousands of miles, all for "
lhl is passage moiney one way and fifty dol
lars. ('ongrs..ioinal enactnients are c
itei-di-d to 'iover both lcases.
1'iur It ORJU. Is)'t)J'UI..tTI(,'N.
I'h1I( :ua~r, is nut, lit-inl n who can give
.invitl hii". nar tII 'iat"t liiopulition f fI
tli, wilrl'i. ('i\ ilizeal lIufiilcr havrt Sys
titus ifr f-fiii,'riativi ly" whilih figures
tof th ,it of 'l ifI tfi V II ' i.uhict'ufif I
But tl' -i arci tlijukll aIputft'd Ff111i
liust tI" ivtiifiatl fipii tiI ibitit. miucih of
\t i, 6 is purilvirienj. turdl. Iuit in this
gii"' if 'tluahlt ll fi ra it triin-po rtation I
''ii, , ;ui," ti~in r·tir iil, llo-l Is voili· rt
1 ,i"i ,l;ttit : ' rutititi'iai>- arr ii-iiibi-le
"'"ýiV1iitl, tall v iii ri-u-lul YtI r ilafr ilc 1
ii''ýrI~" ,' 1,-r -I ti-"i. iiihalatarits+.
tIr u-li-it "f iti,- ti-tai isl fatiun fi the
a"Unt lut ll at Iii I,,,ufit nii-f ii 'iu ar
thlat pircd ruta,, lar ,hi r'-alo the ir cadtl-r
ulaII-'. tIv til'. 'utirii' tH i' il at
1.11i s'. T h'1 anine al ir e u,'-n uw- ini
tI12_ is put lii. at ab lut C.u11iM1u* 'iii.-'
liui tr '.f Is rulv a tii'sa Liati-ult in
finuroJl. i. ii luh 1n '4 iiuhaidiiiat t~ 1k
tiP t -ue iru-p ii, .' Ariuta ii thirdl itli
a lift1 Australia 1
Ji",,i"t"- I21iri-v a"u unf rui-'lu-.. ''f i-u
hu1t.i. t''.1i1"1\ a 0-1I lats vii,,; fir' i
ifift f ?u-l p." ff'1 ItI ti lgl
iopjuiiatfion that fcat i\.iiat Mauiu a siluar
Iflilfi of tcrrit'.ni. iuiI if it hi-, Iftouiblll. of
whii.l, thiere fcail lof- 1, fiilt.titt
niumiber Uponl the sagoi' area it will ha
foaund the-re it riffoff e-ou~gh uponr our
3,O(*91f,Oti square- iile-s. Iift fhfufitiig
Alaska. fur tweive tiiiie* its piriesent
populationi or. ini rounud nuuniiers, 7tJ8.
tihO,u~tJIfOoule. Wh'len that nu wiher shalt Ib
reached the juountaina will be seveled
and all the waste place., will blooi and
bkiossut like the rose.
The political prophets are at it again
and partisan forecasts are already at a
discount. Some say that the great hght
for democratic domination next year i
to be made in Rhode Island, Connecti
cut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Indi
ana, Iowa and .Michigan. These four
eastern and three western states must
he won, say the wiseacrens or the demo
erats will be left in the presidential race.
Now if they had said that New York,
New Jersey, Connecticut, Indiana and
the solid south must be carried by the
democrats to win they wouldl come
nearer the mark. IIow it happens they
must capture Massachusetts to aucceed
does not clearly appear. The democrats
will elect several democratic electors in
Michigan as under its new law presi
dential electors will be elected by ion
gressional districts instead of by the
state at large as formerly.
The tariff, of course. will be a promi
nent issue in next year's campaign anti
unless the incoming congress eliminate
silver from politics by enacting a satie
factory coinage law it will also be an is
sue in the platforms of both parties.
There are prophets, however, who pre
dict that if silver he pushed to the front
by democrats as an issue the party will
lose the presidency. The TItmntrsv does
not believe it. The recent state elections
show that the democratic party has lost
nothing from its triumphs of 18:.) and
that everything is working in the line of
its intere-sts. The democratic horizon is
glowing with hope and is. brilliant with
promise. prophets of evil to the co.ntrary.
Jr woultl seem impossible that in this
day and generation of cheap newspalpers
and quick communication of facts and
news. that two metn coult be found who
wonuld deliberately and innocently blow
out the gas in their bedl room Ibefore re
tiring for tih night. An.\ yet that is
just what two laiikota ti en did in a
Mlinnlapolis hotel a night or two ago. It
.touIt bIe ita gxl pIlain for lhotel keepersl(
using gas to attach it lhcard to their
gas Iburners requtrstingguests to turn oaf
and not blow tout thelir ligihts. Manyv
Ihvt,- of very ig. norant pt,. h, might _th,_I
h ' ..;tt','- .
T 'oIr. IIh'hqu, Indep1endhenzt is ,ugnani
1IUS tnlltlgh to give' ran01 tor t.I, 1t-:
rI r's dnial of the Ilndepndent's 'Icharge
that mob violence was contemplated or
oIlfereld against Jew .lJke forhis slhti ting
M1arshal Treat ani otlhers in this city
];::t tllalluy. But our Helelni r.onten
I srary fails to offer any explanation as
t, Ihow it obtained such news or to re
tract one word of its conllnents hI.sed
upln it. As the Independent's regular
corresponldent it (ireat Falls emphat
ically denies having telegraphed such
matter to that paper and it is learned
that nothing was sent over the wires to
the Independent or any other paper that
could he tortured into a charge that a
mob had demanded the person of Jew
Jake. the belief prevails here that the
story was made up out of whole cloth in
the Independent otfice.
S:v.:n.st, enthusiastic, but thoughtless
republican journals, are shouting for
Blaine and McKinley for the president
ial ticket next year. They do not seem
to comprehend the fact that the logic of
the Ohio election points to McKinley as
the leader of the republican party in the
next campaign. But whether they ad
mit it or not Mr. McKinley will never
consent to play second tiddle to any man
in his party. lie will work in the lead
or nowhere. As the father of the pr.s
ent tariff and as its defender in a hotly
contested election in which he was a suc
cessful candidate, he ian justly clhin
tirst pltaee upon his party's presdlential
tic'ket. Il will have it or nothing.
IT may )I.e met down as a tfaet tlhat the
silver men of the country will never be
satisfied with i any silver law which
leaves the, metal s a mierclhantable coml
umdlity. lThe sl.stion is one easily un
derstoWdI. 'ltsiny silver is quoted at 91.
'ITaiorrow gold -btandallrld England may
tix its lrice. as thIe dloes the price of our
wheltat, at an lldvan~c ovr those, tigiur res.
oir she " l Il rteduce the.lll. '1IThe silver
own, f lthe union protest against this
spe:culatiln in the royal nmetal and they|
will prot-st until it ite- taken froum wheat i
anl pork and iron and clttons andl
w,,,lrnS. aid be plaaeed where, it ,belongs I
bi.sildel gold in thei mom1 tariy cLlannlls I
oif thel iunitry.
Bt i.t i. is h appy(.Iutte deser.ti amp
pinss. l-Enveloped as shte is in a loud'
of sellihurous smoke which would make
Satan himsetlf ,hsrt hades antd ltmell to
Great Falls fr a breath ofpure.0. cii.
refreshintg 4~,0tn1. it cannot be presume.l
hli blis coiles inl heroic measurts. IButll
when it ,liis oiome.. however smllall the
doe- ihei enjoys it. The latest glance at
tile silver lining to the hovering :loaud
revealed ftei fact that two of her stal
v. art niiirs had stttosid. te-atien lifo
kio.i-, i:d out thet chalmpionl rock drill,-rs
i, all of (Colorado,. That was glory
(enohugh tfr a week and every unitk4 bi .
griuel t , couutenance in the greatest
,ining 'ampt on earth is wreathedl in
slmili. All hail to Butte.
TuN. alliance having lf.ut swallowed
by the people's party, the latter in turn
will *be swallowed by the dehutcratic
party. The people's party will muake its
tights against the tariff and for free coin
age of silver. Its natural home i5 in the
wigwam of demcracyv.
If the representatives of the :33 states,
having delegates at the Denver mining
congress, represent the views of a major
ity of their constituencies there can exist
no possible doubt about the propriety of
emrodying an out and out free silver
coinage plank in the national platform of
the democratic party. The congress
adopted resolutions touching upon the
subject which cannot possibly admitof
two interpretations. There is no am
higuity of language. nomincing of words.
no concealment of sentiment behind
meaningless phrases, no "glittering gen
eralities" in the resolutions. They say
just what they mean. in plain, every day
language, and the unanimity with which
they were adopted bespeaks the earnest
ness of the congress and its fidelity to
the cause of the white metal.
They say that the demonetizatiol.lf
silver was a practical violation of every
contract then existing in the United
States. It was. The congress could
have gone further and declared that it
was a violation of every contract exist
ing between the United States and the
holders of its bonds. Let us see it this
is not true. The country incurred a
great debt in suppressing the rebellion.
It amounted in 1806 to 82,783,000,0tº.
The debt was represented by bonds held
by banks and individuals at home and
abroad. The greater portion of this
immense debt was lmade payable in law
ful money of the United States. the in
terest being payable in coin. Silver was
lawful emoney and a lawful coin. In
Is;t1 the bondholders prevailed upon a
republican eingress to make tlh princi
pal payable ill coin its well as the inter
est. This was done. All the pins being
now ret the next step of the Iandholders
was to i dm netize the silver dolllar so
that the princtipal and interest of their
bonds must be paid in gold coin. This
was done in 1s7:1 hby an art entitled
".An act to reviise and annndl thlie
Ilis relative t l o the stints, s say
olHlces and c'inailigei of tihe' I'lited
States." The hill looked all right
upon its fate but it ioncetialed at kliife
which stabbed Filver to its doath. This
was dtlone i o:itting the silver 4ilihiir1 inll
the list of .oins to be minteld b1, tihe
governmentn. It was claimedii to bet a.
cidental. It was. however, purlposely
elimninated, after thie bill had passed tihe
senate. Sildver was decminitized yi
The bondhollrs then had their inn
legs- Th'1y held govermltent securities
which they bought under contracit that
the ondtls should lie paidil in the lawful
lmonltiy of the United States. They had
now fixed liatters so they shouhld he paid
in gold coin. Therefore we say that the
Denver Congrssscould have gone farther
and charged that the demonetization of
silver was a violation of the contract be
tween the United States and its creditors
by which violation the creditors swindled
the government and the people of the
country. They enhanced the purchasing
power of their gold by making money
dearer, and it was only by the Bland
coinage act of 1878 that bankruptcy and
ruin were averted. That act, however.
was only a partial relief and the silver
men are now fighting to make the relief
comlplete in which endeavor they are op
posed by the gold bugs of the country.
Tihe resolutions of the Denver congress
should be read and preserved by every
miner, every farmer and every other
laboring man in the country. They
should be frainad and suspended over
the hearthstone of every toiler in the
land. Here they are and only one soli
tary dissenting vote was recorded against
I thr/arO . The dlemnonetization of silver
wocrked a practical violation of every con
tract then exisatng in the United States.
entailed uncounted losses., reduced
prices mnore than:10 per cent and its fl
feet is practically to make debts perpet
ual as it takes from the debtor ability to
pay. that it caused a contraction in the
currency, that we believe the certitieates
of the government buacked dollar for dol
lar by gold or silver coin on deposit in
the treausury of the LUnited States is a
safe and sound currency and has been
approved by the people, be it
Re'.Ilie'Sl. That the first national mill
ing congress is unalterably in favor of
the principles of bi-aletallism asapproved
by Jelfersuon anmid amilton enacted into
law by congress in 17:.1 and accepted by
the country for all public and private
business for the first eighty years of our
country's history, that we helieve gold
and silver -not oine to the exclusion of
the other are the money metals of the
constitution, that we are opplosed to any
law which treats silver as a commodlity,
that we mbelieve gold and silver shoulIl have
by law equal rights and uses for muonetary
purposes and to that end we demand of
.orgress the enactment of laws by whichi
silver shall be coined free in all the
mints equally with gold and to have with
it full and unrestricted monetary power
and that they be in the ratio of Ifi to 1,
and when coinage is represented by
treasury notes, each dollar shall re.tre
scnt ll~l grains of standard silver or
2,-.4 grains of gold, and
Whereas, Ily section :.(if.t of the re
visedl statutes of the United States tthe
faith of the Uinited States is pledged to
the paymnent of its olbligations in emins or
its equivalent the conventin)li wanlts sulch
I.pavnientsa made in coiln, and
Iteolved, 'Tihat the alien act, at least
·u far as it olperates to excluLde foreign
calpital from investments in mining lands
in the territories is false in principle and
pernicious in effect and that therefere
the interests of mining territories de
I and at the hands of congress an in
mediate repeal.
T THA'r cold wave which the signal serv
iee bureau predlicted would strike the
northwest 'amei on at. the appointed
time. As a weathmer prophet the bureau
is out of eight.
The presence of Chinamen in any com
munity is the cause of more or less fric
tion and trouble. The history of the
Pacific coast during the past forty years
and that of the tocky mountain states
for the last quarter of a century prove
this. Still, disagreeable as is their pres
ence, no way has been found by which a
community may rid itself of them when
once they have obtained a foothold in
it. Like the poor they are ever with
those who have permitted them in their
nmidst. Yet there is a way, and only one
within the law, to force themn out of a
place, and that is: Not to patronize
them. If the whole people of any com
munity will not employ or purchase the
goods and wares manufactured in this
country by Chinese labor John China.
man cannot live. lie must leave or
The Chinese cannot subsist upon each
I other in this country. They must work
for the superior race in order to make a
living. It then follows that if labor IHb
withheld from them they must go where
they can find employment or become a
public charge. A Chinaman will return
to his native land rather than become a
dependent upon the bounty of an alien
country. That is a very commendable
trait in the Chinese. There is one
thing, however, which stands in the way
of a city or community thus ridding
itself of the heathen. Public sentiment
is not strong enough against the em
ployment of Chinamen to imke a with
drawal of white patronage effec.tive.
Many people think they can't get along
without Chinese help. Others are in
different and do not care who does their
work and others again entertain It ior
hid sympanlthy for everyone and anyone
exceptt the poor of their own ra(ce and
color. .A people thus divided will never
rid theiir community of ('hinaltun.
Ev:\ery city in tlhe state ex.ep.t i(reat
ualls is infected with the pestilemcetf
'Chillnese presencell in ilnd out everyone
has its Chinese qulrter w" here ibout
I\.vry kI(lownl 'i Illcunder thll suln is
practicedliilli, n wherle tilhe street 'scihooll
inlg of manlliy hit chihlren is obtained.
Tihe lineSlity of sllll'pressling those dens
lof vice is recogniized Iby evleryone and
yet they go ln altnd l onl all thei Sll ine and
toI ihdetermined iitiloln uaginst thei. The
people of Great Falls will not permit the
I presellnce herei of (lhiniiaen. .As lIng as
they alldhereo l their determ'inltioni tlhey
I will havie no Chinese pri obleml to solve
for themselves. uint t1here iare othier
cities i MontaIn ill hich the lrolleni
is a ery seriousll one. Thely liavel strug
gled with it but to iino avail andl will al
ways ineffectually cope with it until pub
lie sentiment lie strong enough to unite
all in leaving (hinamen severely to them
selves and withdraw patronage of all
kinds from them. When this shall be
done the Chinese problem in so far as
the heathens affect white labor and
exert a demoralizing influence upon the
youths of the land, will be solved.
I| straws show which way the wind
blows then the feelers which leading re
publican newspapers are throwing out
indicate that an effort will be made in
the United States senate to unseat Sen
ator Brice from Ohio. Sherman wants
to succeed himself and Foraker wants to
succeed Sherman. If Brice can be un
seated upon the charge that he was not
a resident of Ohio one year previous to
his election room can be made for both
Sherman and l'oraker and all friction
between those two gentlemen will be
avoided. It is a dirty little game. but It
is very doubtful whether a sullicient
number of republican senators can be
found to go into, the nasty business to
insure success.
Ar the recent gathering of the mem
bers of the constitutional convention
lion. T. E. ('ollins presented an excep
tionally able paper on *"levenue and
Taxation." The subject was handled in
a logical, forcible manner, and every sen
tence was most conclusive and convinc
ing. Chairman Collins is an earnest.
patriotic worker in every cause identified
with the best interests of the masses,
and his recent contribution to political
literature shows him to Ibe a hearty and
enthusiastic advocateof practical refoirm,.
Montana I )emocrat.
T'ie hinding twine trust las now got
its grip on the throats of the farmers of
the country. It now owns every bind
ing twine manufacturing plant in the
United States. With free raw material
and a protective tariff on twine to pre
vent competition from forieign countries
the trust holdls the key t t the music hox
and can make the grain growers waltz
to its music whether they like it or not.
Without a high protective tariff trusts
could not exist in the country. Sticik a
pin there.
Aso now comes the Chicago Trilbune
with the admission that there has ieiver
been it sheet of the tinplate nee.ided for
the domestic article made in this coun
try. The elections are over, and lane
newspapers think they can affordlto tell
the truth, while the tinplate liar is get
ting his breath for next year's campaign.
Now THAT the Chicago police have
their hands in they should see to it that
not an opium smuggler leaves that city
only to take a trip to the penitentiary. I
Chicago has led out in arrests and Han
Francisco, Saeramento and other coast
cities in this country where Chinese con
gregate should follow suit. let nol
opium smuggler escape.
The proportions which the pension
list is assuming is really startling. If
one were told that it had increased from
207,000 in 1871 to 076,000 in 1801 he
would question the figures. But they
are right, and, what is more, there are
over 500,000 new claims pending, nearly
all of which will doubtless be allowed, as
desertions and dishonorable discharges
are no bar to claims for a pension. The
cost of pensions this year will reach
150,0,o0,000, an increase of $100,000,000
within the last ten years. That is more
than double the whole expenses of the
government before the war and at least
one third of the national revenue. These
are facts which the people of this coun
try must sooner or later consider and
act upon.
It can not lie supposed that this work
of claim agents and pettifoggers and
idemagolgues can go on forever. There
must lie an end to the reckless pension
pxiliey of the present administration.
Every deserving war veteran recognizes
and acknowledges this fact. He knows
that the way the pension list is being
daily added to must result in the bank
ruptcy of the nation or a scaling down of
pensions by which the really meritorious
must suffer in order that the undeserv
ing may be provided for. Something
must be done to protect the honorably
discharged and disabled old soldiers.
This reckless pension extravagance does
them great injustice.
Tii.\r Iaw is powerLess against public
sentiment is strikingly illustrated in
East 'I'eni.seei-. Thie ninc-rs at Btrice
villei lilI.ratied :(i convi'ts whose labor
luit beeniu l..Ied under a state law tocer
t;winl inine i'ntra;tcuors. .1 mob A of t6,(t.)t
or 7.11) men turned the, lprisoners loose.
(ouv. lHnuhanain tofereld i reward of
..ZiNNI for the arrest of the leaders.
Th'llhese leadtos are at work every day
ihollult the mines ani d nattempt no conceal
ienlit. hut strong is pubtlic sentiment
or esympath;l in their favor that noi man
can ie founld in that part iof the state
who will Ipint theel( out and cause their
arrest. The h',.IKNl rieward offers no
temuptation l to the sturdy miners. wlhol
havie in this instun.,ce takln the lan\ into
thieir own hltunds.
Wa1r Senuator Teller said: "Tile de
lfl lnt for lfree coinage of the American
product only i the denmand of the
entllmies and not of tilhe friends of silver,"
he said what every observing thoughtful
mlan knows to Ie true. And further
moire when he said that if the friends of
free silver coinlag(e listen to any conl
iromnise based upon the coinageof Ameri
can silver alone they wil neither get un
limited coinage nor the coinage of the
holnme prloduct. he allso sai5d what was
was true. UInlimnited coinage of the
white metal will he obtained only by
persistent and vigorous fighting. No
half-way measures should be accepted.
The people want unlimited coinage, and
the time is fully ripe to give it to them.
Rl..au.(o to the Denver Mining con
gress the New York world says: "Such
millionaire owners and operators as
William A. Clark, Marcus Daly, Gen.
Charles S. Warren and Thomas N. Couch
have signified their intention to he pres
ent." The only remarkable thing about
the excerpt is that they are all Mon
tanians., and according to the World all
millionaires, although two of them have
never been classed, financially. among
them. The Taun:Nc., however, takes
great pleasure in recording their ad
vancement into the ranks of the nillion
TIt:,.;l: is nothing small about New
York. She wants both conventions.
One of the inducements that city offers
is a sight of the (;rant hmtnumeut which
she didnt't Iluild.
14Tn \T great apostle of temperance, ex
(ov. St. John. has figured it out that if
all the saloons in tile United States were
placed in a linet they would mlakel a solid
street 8(O mliles long. In this calcula
tion no account is taken of the joints.
blind pigs, andti Ioot-legs of those staunch
I prolhtliltio states. Maine. Iowa, and
Iansas. If they were added the street
could be extended a culllle hundred
mliles further.
As . butter prollduer the Texas steer
is forging rapidly 1to tlhe front. An in
crease of I2,(X0,(;'0 pounds in the manu
facture of hullyomargarine the last week
shows why his horn shaould be exalted.
Soon the revenue from this soul-destroy
ing industry will rival that from whisky.
Pioneer Iress.
-tt(llll.o will make no undignitied
scrumaIIlll for the national convention,"
says the News of that city, "but ('hi
cagos a pisition must be interpreted as
similar to that of the coy maiden who
is prepared to consider an offer of ulat
ritlmnny. ('lhicagn's blushes simply Illean
'Yts, thlnlk you.'"
(hIIm republicans are figuring how
they can gerrynlander that state so as
to el,.ct set.vnteenr of the twenty-one
edofgresselnn. If thely leave the demo
erato four the latler should feel very
l J(l'lilANA lottery prirts are very luceh
smallor than they were heforlt the mails
and newspapers were cltksl against
them. But they ar, much larger than
.KW of ivery one thoulisand of their vie
tims will ever draw.
The supreme court of the l)i tH
Columbia and the supreme court a
United States have each deeided
the statute forbidding the leryij
political assessments or the receipt
political contribution is constitu
Yet the law was openly and notiri
violated by federal officials in New
durring the recent campaign in that
They issued and sent circulars to
ernment employe. asking for cent
tions for political purposes. The la
very exphecit in such cases and pro
th..t its violators may be punishne
fine and imprisonment. One of the
fenders is Postmaster Van (Ctt :
another is Collector Hendricks, both
New York city. Congressman w
worth, whose name was signed to
circular as treasurer of the commi
resigned on that account. Yet note
standing the publicity given to the
ter President Harrison does nut askl
the resignation of either, neither
the district attorney of the city of ,
York ask for an indictment against t
But the republican party of that state
howling itself hoarse in urging its
bers to "stand for civil service reform'
Very desperate, indeed, must he
condition of a party when its miostp
inent representatives and leaders _
violate a law to maintain itself again5
political enemy and very unscrupul
indeed, must be the officials wiho
knowingly violate it. During C(
land's administration begging letters
federal. employes were unknown,
federal officials on the stump were
seen, but in these Harrisonian ayvs it
expected that every office holder ,
work on or off the stump. andl o
federal employe shall contriluta .,,a .
thing out of his salary for the g,.o d
his party, and they must do this or I
their official heads. Civil service. rnf?
is a very good thing to talk about wr
elections are not on, but it cute Ao tie
when it comes to fat frying fi :a
ruption fund. Every clerk uial t.
and scrubwoman in government ,'j,
must put up or give place to thtsw .
PI'Ftnem:son1 C. ;. w.\r.,ow hlias ta
editorial charge of the Montana Min
lieview which has been sold to a ar;1
cate of Helena citizens. lh Itl tI:
enlarged antl otherwise gre atl? I : ,
under the new management.
"I inherit some tendency to D
p. " Crom my mother. I suff
t ; in this way; consulted
tn of doctors. They did
no good. I then u
Relieved In your August Flo
and it was just
days when I felt great relief. I
got so that I could sleep and eat,
I felt that I was well. That
three years ago, and I am still fi
class. I am ne
Two Days. without a bottle,
if I feel constipat
the least particle a dose or two
August Flower does the work.
beauty of the medicine is, that y
can stop the use of itwithout any
effectson the syst
Constipation While I was sick
fe lt everything
seemed to me a man could feel.
was of all men most miserable. I car
say, in conclusion, that I believe
August Flower will cure anyone
indigestion, if take
LifeofMisery with judgment. A
M. Weed, 229 Belle
fontaine St., Indianapolis, Ind." 0
Room 1, over Postofle.
Real Estate and Loans
Spot Cash to Loan on City
* *,
Forty Choice Delaine Merino Iat,'
just arrived from Vermont for sale at
Orvitt Patterson's ranch, near Benton.
Try my Pure Vermont Maple Syrt;
on (em Breakfast Cakes. For sale I.
Murphy, Maclay & Co.
U. H. Campbell.
Improved ranch, suitable fo'
sheep business. 8oo acres. Build
ings are frame with two-story
dwelling. Controls water and
range to run 1o,ooo sheep. Hav
ing moved to Great Falls will scl.
at a sacrifice with or withou:
sheep. Chas. S. Gibson.
On, lar ie. ha.tuut har a. slout tan years old
three white feet ba a eon left ahouldr
plta one lIMF horne iu ,. srw bremadeIl ,aD
ihdf bhuululari r war, l ,me tar Man atW
.ir. 10 rumwed itapl hrenauFo U (trt
elled: 'eradr railw1 o'u.,l .rt I t- a

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