SESTATE AND MINES,
R.el Estate Sales For the
p'at Week and
Xew RaIlrond Shops o4n the
We,'et Side - Mining I
e real estate market has been fairly
,e during the last week, when the
in is taken into consideration. Un
unately eastern people entertain the
lvy erroneous idea that in Montana
tiouth of 1Febulary is as cold and d
leatoit. at it is in the eastern states,
this deters them from visiting this
ii dluring the month. If they only
w ii there is no ounith an the year that
lenoaiter than February. Still tlhere
e been a few sales, as evidenced by
list of tranfer's for the week. 'lhie
rrds ehow that the aggregate of i,,
ration for the transfers during the
week is about $15,ttO). In ;iilition
is a deal was consuimallilited yeshlr
involving property nrth about
_I w)Ihh has not yet i'olle ion ricord.
in th th tal for the week iil ,e ontr,
be ,month of February iaal beuen a
lt good one for the I'ownsite c·un
y, The colmpany has made thirte
sales during the month. the consiil
tions aggregating nearly $11,0(1). This
ant is in addition to the tigures be
given and is not a bad showing for
timn of the year. It is noticeable
t of the thirty-live sales above men
ed twenty are in the sixth addition
the river where the company has
up its ground into small lots for
rkingmen. This means that Great
Is is securing a large number of work
people with families who will l.
here are good prosipects for extensive
lding operations here during the sunm
r. It is more than likely that a build
will go up on the I)ickerman ani
elps property on the northwest corner
Central avenue and Third street. It
I be a two story building 7ixl)i feet.
ere is also some talk of a building on
corner of First avenue, north andl
ird street just west of the Tniarve:
ilding. In fact (;reat Pulls may con
e.ntly expect somiething of a building
a during the ensuing year.
Tail: WVET S.IE.
e iio.il Huse ani Sit. 51, !iaupg..
A 'jrenentaittive" nof the i'l I .ln I: vis
d the wes.t side of the river yesterday F
(I Wls ullIly surpriseDil to see the ex
sive imlprovem. nt. in that parI of the c
y. T'flre have been put up ia argeL
mlIr of small hIouises. hmnes of work
men an indisputaHle eviden , of B
I.rity Yesterday I hree new IlIHses r
re btgun. and those, well acquainted
th the situation say that thelr will Ie
noy tiers starte.el ithin lthe next few
hks just as son, n11 fuitl, as the
ather is settled. t
But the most striking imlprovlet'nts
the west side of the river are the new
ildings recently erected by the rail
company. Their size and substan
structure tell their own story and 1
afirnm the reiort that Great Faulls is to
made the headquarters of the Mon
a Central system. Just south and
est of the railroad bridge is the n.w a
and house. This building is semi
reular in forsm and when tfinished will
a complete circle. It is built on a
ius of l.S feet, the building proper
ing 70 feet deep. It is now about
n-thirds completed, the length of thei
reumference of the outer wall being
bout tit) fact. It contains twenty en
se stalls divided into sections of live
aIls each. It is fitted with stand pipes
r water and and a net worHk of steam
ipes for heating and maintaining a
resure in the locomsotive boilers.
hero are not less than three miles of
team plumbing in the building. When
Ily completed the building will Ontain
A short distance west of the ro ued
ouse is the store house, a bhulding lit)
eat long by 40 feet wide. Next to this
'omes the large shops. This building is I
lo feet wide by 15O feet long. (in the
uth side the building is divided into
hree compartments, 41ox50. The eastern
,,nou is the blacksmith a11ip. the central
rtil the boiler and engine room and the
aetern the locomoti ve repair shop.. 'The
arge room is for general car repairing.
bese roenms will be titted up with the
nest approved machinery and appli
neeas for repairing the locomotives and
are of the company. 'l'hes new build
egs with their aplroaches and side
racke have necessitated the laying of
bout two and a halt miles of now track.
e total cost when the isa.ihinery is all
n place will not be far from $P12:,000.
n unprejudiced observer would say
hat this meant business for I treat aills.
e Strike in the Moult,,. (enc'ral
The Diamond R company is to 1ei conl
ratulated. The recently reported
trike is even better than it was at first
ad to be. A rich vein has been found
in the cross-cut at the 300 foot level,
showing six feet of solid ore. Judging
from all that has come to light in the
Moulton it is one of the best properties
in the Neibhrt district.
The men employed in the Galt cutting
a station on the five foot vein, on Mon
day ran into an enlargement measuring
ten and a half feet in width. Ore on the
surface of this mine shows 20 ounces to
the ton, while on the 20l foot level it
assays $100 to the ton.
Col. A. Lambeth of Helena, who was
in camp during the week, says the Nel
hart Miner, announced to us that in a
very few weeks work on the Wtlipporwill
would be inaugurated. The machinery,
very extenseive at that, has been ordered
from the east and is expected here with
in ten days. With eucha mine as the
Whipporwill, and men of unlimited
capital such ma Mr. Lambeth, there can
be but one result, a full development. re
THI c('AiuTLrToI. o
The (astleton is situated on Carpen- ir
ter creek, close to the famous Whippor- t
will, and has some fine showings. Its
present development consists of three
shafts of twenty feet each, and they are al
now working a tunnel which is in about C
fifty feet, showing tine galena on its face. tl
It is owned entirely by Robert Macomb,
and by those competent to judge is de
clared one of the coming properties of v
the camp. C
The latest news from the Florence at
Neihart is that the south drift from the t
fifty-foot winze is progressing on a fit- c
teen-inch streak of good ire, while the I
north drift has not .onme on to the pay V
yet. although it has been cut with a drill.
IN(IWlrO.1 & ,MYONT SIN .
'The lioston & Montana c()ompany rig
port the output of cotpper for the perioid
from July to January exclusive as 1i.
2.c1.Ri poulnds. anll increase of 119).15N1
pmnds over the output foir a like Iperiod I
Ist ylllr. The Olutlput for Januarlllly was t
_,-7 10 ~l,0 IullUIl ali agazinst "..li.14 t
lpou.d.l Inet yeair. lThe lt put f the I
Ilutte A lostotin for .1 allilal was 1, itH;.
(Nl) pounllds. iu"re thaln duhe, 1h' I
illm llt f f lg ll i' al o al ointh last vi'.al v
The following are the pricesIteld for v
iaietial on the New York InarkeRt:.: Sil
ver. )1 cents; copper. ~10..6ti, l).1ti.: hlead.
.ITTLE r.O: I'KI.S.
Pike Landusky. the enterprising utiner
from the Little Rockies, visited our city
last week, transacting some private busi.
nose. Mr. Landusky reports the mines I
of the Little Rockies as being in a most I
flourishing condition and that the out- l
look for the comning season is a very
promising one. It will be remembered 1
that the firm of Manning & Landusky,
of which firm Mr. Landusky is a metu
ber. monded what is known as the (oldl
Bug claim last fall for no small amount I
and which at the time caused iconsider
able excitement in mlning circles all over
the state. Montana Im)olcrual.
Tile Ilutte 3.lei* Killlred.
I l:lire:. e,.eb 7. 7. Two fatal accidellits
by which three ment wlier killed occurred
in two of the Anacontda compllilany's nines
today. Both were lihe result of falling
ground. 'Thie names of the dead are
James Nane. Thomans Carroll, and FPrank
C. I)oyle. Kani was working in the
thirdl thfir. During tlhe morning a
blast was put iii the iflth eIoor and the
explosions loosened the earth below.
When the foreman noticedl this he dis
platcheldl mntti to brir g tiumber andi bilk
head the loos.jg.to nd. While they were
after tie timerl thle ev. oclcurredl
c mnpletelyv hurvyiig Kiane. '['he alarm
was given aml il half an hlour the liidy
was hlilisteil to the surface. .\ feW IIn
utis efit l this ac 'ident the niews that
f soni inlin hitid been kilied in the Btel I
Snline lheta!ilot knownll. 't lihapplne"'ll
Sthruiiigh a big sitii. r r'.- mill two menii
were found to i. le iid wilho. when dug
out were foutnd to bi( very badlyv irushled.
Carroll's neck was brolkeni. t hen the
le lide curred l)oyle Sriiie md. It wasi
this that attracted the attentiolin of tilt
otihers working in thl- iimine.
(1i .ti:, t"Feb,'7. The 1\estern I' niil
Telegraphll c.pany is continuing its
policy of reductions in telegraph rates.
and March I puts into effect a nlow
schedulo reducing rates to and from<
many points in Wisconhin, Illinois, Iowa.
Nebraska, Miniesota. Missouri. anti Kan
sas from 20 per cent to to pelr cent. This
also reduces the present interstate rates
where they are now i0 c.rlnts to 40 .ents
at about 0..W otleic.t in Illinois. :VA in
Minnesota, :170 in Wisconsin, 275 in Mis
souri, 7.8 in Iowa, and :104 in Kansas.
At about 100 oflies in each of the above
states the rate to other olttces within the
same state has been reduced from Lt t'.
25 cents, and they announce this is tme
third reduction made within the last csi
months and that still others aire )iw
(i;r.a Hear~d ero|l,.
S HANT oNio, Feb. 2'7. 1 dispatch
has been rec'eied at the military tle
partmnent headquarters here stating a
party of Garza revolutionists has been
located at La Cala ltasis in Zpipata
county, Texas. Sergeant Frank \Villian
son with seven privates has beein de
tailed to assist United States thdeputy
marshals in arrests and a fight is ex
Nvw OmR.I.X.s, Feb. 2E.--Slavin is in
the city. Mitchell arrived early in the
day and is quietly training in the
suburbs. loth say they will iiet only
local men this trip. If 'tilavin wins with
Jackeson he will return and imake a
match with Sullivan. Matter is asio said
to have arrived in the city and hidden
himself from public view. .liin hall is
here and if it tzsimmons wins he will
challenge him to meet at catch weights.
lie says he cannot get down to to the
middle weight any more anti does n.t
think Fitzsimmions can either.
l)r. J. D. Hunter examined Rtyan's
I throat and found that he was suffering
from sore throat and fever, his fever be
ing at 101. Being asked for an oflicial
certifieate of Ryan's condition the doctor
Iwrote the following:
"Nw ()lOIl.r:.i.S, Feb. 20.
"I hereby certify that I have today
examinedl Thomas Ryan and lind that
he suffers from an affection of the throat
(tonsilities) with fever. This requires
medical attention. It will require at
I least two weeks to restore his health.
e (Signedl .1. 1). H.'xeEI, M. I).'
a An Indian AgeneY Biarned.
OMAII.t, Feb. 27. The Indian board
ing school at Winnebago agency burned
t last night with all its contents. Loss
$15,000, with no insurance.
I A complete line of BlankIpooks and
r, Office Supplies at Calkin's Booktore.
WAnsluicvroa, Feb. 27.- The house of a
representatives today in its consideration
of the Indian appropriation bill autho
rized an innovation which, if concurred
in by the senate, will be of great interest
to Indian agents and ollicers of the
regular army. After two hours' debate
an amendment, proposled by Ilowers of
California, was iadlpted. providing that
the president ima delltail ltlicers of thel
qiry to act as India n aents whenever
vacancies occur in anit of the agencies.
On motion ot Ilolman. holwever. at fur
ther amendment was adtlopted, pro
viding that such army otticers. while
acting as Indian agents shall he undler
the orders and direction of the secretary
of the interior. How army illicers will t
rerei-ve this innovation is a matter of
great speculation among e(ongresanil
today as otlicers of the rmgulai urniy
have always been very jealonust of their
independent pI.oition and may resent
being transferred ferom the war depart
inent antid placed under the onrder., of
civilians of the tlute-riolr ,lhpnrtinelt.
'lThere arHI' lany represell nt:atives. how(
ever, who maintain that the. -hang, will
e i- welcome t.tlne tio attly tilicer and uit
that under the proposld ri-gime thl, In
dians will be inmuh more fair'l treated.
It is Iperlintin t to state ill thianctitectioi
l hat western anliny oltiters hav'e icoatitt t'ed
that all the troubles with ludians for
years past have been attributable to In
dian agents aid that "tlhe Indian proh
lemi" would never ice solved unless the
wards of the nation were placed under
the direct charge of the army otticers
and the war departlment. The committee
then passed on to the consideration of
the clause apLpropriatiug $1i0),itK) for the
construction and repair of Indian day
antd industrial schools: and on motion o;f
Lynch of Wisconsin an amendment was
adopted providing that all school houses
erected under this appropriation shall
lie built on reservations or as near the
boundary of a reservation as may be
Reed of Maine presented his views on
the Inudian problem and advocated the
proposition increased by i1lO0,tt10, the
appropriation for the iducation of the
red men. The Indians must be educated
as a whole. It was useless to take a
child here and there andi after educating
it to send it back to a savage tribe to
again beciome a blanketed Indian.
Peel of Arkansas niade a seech in
general in defense of thet bill, declaring
the committeen Inin Inliu alfairs faith
fully perforined its duty andl denying
that it had in any way crippled the
Hieedl of Maine olferel an anienlhuent,
increasing from *tl,t5ts,itIs to ii1,:tllt,tI5
the alilroplriation for the supplort of
Indian day and industrial scihls,i. but it
Pending thiial ction inl the hill the
c'lllnlitteel ros and the houise adtjournedtl.
\\AIi..utll-s. . Feb. 2s7. ..s tih,, result
"I a l l I I} ',n f Ir ' a l t a ll b e ht w lic n tlh r e e d ,he n us
'lnatie III-limbers oif ithe ' trllll itte (' oI
rules. Messrs. (ri.sp. ('atchins, and Mc
1ii|'en. the ,hL,.rtiination has bien t
nalted to lbring, i i a specttial order ton I
tlIe sil\Ir ll:sti ttioll. It his bteen deterr
:intet h ,take tiwt Illundl free toitnge I
bill a spectial order for IMarch "1 or 22, 1
lthouli this ,late Illay possibly be
changed. The purpose, is to rive- the
btill four lays for consideration ill the
house-. Within this time the bill villi
hIt Idelated anll brought to a votlie. No I
order will be anile talxilng the tinte at
which the vote shall be taken at least
for the present. ''hl fact thit the order t
only makes tlii, silver hill a maitter of
special privilege f(. it limited pe1riod of
time would perhal-lps make it possible for
the anti-silver nlan to iprevent a vote Iy
litans of tillibustering tactics. It is
said. however, that if necessary a rule
will he brought in to bring the matter to
a vote. The rules commitee is reluc
tant to fix thlie tinam at which the vote
must lie taken. It is thought by nllin
Iers of the committee that fillibustering I
will not be founti to succeed, and that the ,
knowledge that ai rule will libe btrought in
if necessary in ordier to cheluk these tac
tics will be sulleiient io prevent a resort
to this method of (iobstruction. It is at
present the purpose of Represesentativ.s
Cochrano of NNew Yoirk, Aindrews aid
O'Neill of MasNsachusetts. andl other anti
silver men toi tight the spacial order of
the ruls ii tllllinitte. at lilt very outsit i
anll endetivor ito defeat it. While it is1
the intentlon of tie rules coilltuuitt.e to
report the uridIr Mslnday it is not in
teilded ti call it l', fi'"ti a tiiton Iar tit
tose for - o lls OnI , iy.
TIHll IlilKEKIUt' I1IANil'll'sr.
A Sti.ukt . iretldint Hikile aliilee In
Vet u of Free Covinag e.
llluonsoo, I"'Ab. `7. .1? notable al:lthi
socially, and liktely ioi prtove nllilu.r
in political and fintanial circles. was the
annual dinner of the Chicagio itit"i, I
club tonight at Kinugsley's. Ever thIree
score ouf gtuests including not it few fit i
the lealers iin wiestern iionitary )ll'iii..
were pr-eseint. 't'h fea.ture lof to I it el
sion was the urema-trkable iaiilrein i ill
vocacy of the free ioiinage of silver Iv
the speaker. Preside nt Williatll . i t.
John of the Mercantile National hiunk
tof New York. tin reviewed the holel
question, and proposed the reopeninut of
the niuints to Kgold and silver tilike. 'aid
iSt. John in conclusion: t.1.sides aiiiin
taining the parity of thie buvlioin vali
of our dollars it will provide atn :ulsh
muatie issue of money lihited by the i
mint's a product of hard labori ThI'l siofe
alternative suggested is in elstiniatiit'i
the capricious issue of lititless legal
Thlt People's preferratre.
'the people of this vIcinity insist on
having ('hamberlain's Cough Iltintetly
and do not want any other." says ,htihn
V. Bishop of Portland Mills. Indl. the
reason is beuause they havet fouitl it su
perior to any other, especially for the
grippe and the cough which iii tiftcii fol
Slows at attack of the grippe. I'ift scent
bottles for sale by Lapeyre lIroc- • ,t ui
A. Nathan is displaying a ihr, .Rto'k
of the new spring styles of I itlOl' -
OUR GERMAN TRADE. o
RECIPROCITY AFFECTS A VERY SMALL
PER CENT. OF OUR EXPORTS. C
In 1891 the Exports to Germany of the t
Artleles Affected by the Treaty Was t
06.3S4,3t7. and ou These the German o
Tariff Is but tllghtly Lower. i
Now that the president hlts proclaimed
the new reciprocity treaty with (Ger- I
many in all its details. there is sufficient u
material at hand to fairly estimate its t
value. In consideraltion for the free a
entry into the United States of raw 1
sugar grown in (ermany, the imports e
of which in 1891 aitniunted to *12.8ltl. t
080, this treaty agrees to aldmit free or t
at reduced rates the following list of
articles. To show the reductions made
we give the old duties and the value of
the various products affected which were
exported t,f"'-,rntany in 1891:
ill pirueit)y Iinmport..
t Ireatty. Il.
W heat ............ . . . - .1ui : It
SWheat. flour......... ,.: 7.:1 41.0r t
R ye .................. ". LI ,l01
yoe fluur ............ i,..: ..')J ....
Oats ... ........... 4 '"' I
Oart eal ........... .:, " .,.
.Malit .............. .. . : ) ...
SCorn... ....... ..... Ji'.titt I
I Cor tlari l..... ... 111.. I. , . a a
Ilr eu l ia l bt-1 Ii . i t.. L1 1:t
I e il:.... t ........ .. : I 'ree..
iled feathler- ...... lret.
Hark for ttnnii . .. .A I., . 67.8-9
t Rough or hmn .. : . '0 :.:i. 3
Otherwie.r r.piard .it .:t
Sawed.i .. ... I A :114,U '
Cut veue:-riltt ...... ti
Butter. .............. N I :1.14
Oleo. oll. t ....... ... Itl Fr . I,::If i
Oxen, teats ........... :IA t,.e
R Hogs, e. ...... . .rohib.
1 .Meats, tresh, except
0 l ,rk ................ 0 I, ...
, Pork, reh.......... Imrohl t. I.
Prepared mteat, ex
S cept bacon......... 91 17 I. i2.t21
Total imports. 1891......... ......... 54,31
NoT'.-Thou tiert aud oeutuld couulllas of fig
urea are I Ill urks-ler liii kilos.
l in 1891 we exported to (Germnuay $91.
a 684.981 of domestic merchandise. Of
q this, only $l6.354I,17, or 1.1t per cent.,
o consisted of articles affected by the new
treaty. The only articles which were
formerly subnject to duty, but are now
g free. ;re bed feathers, anise, caraway
- and curnulin seeds, bark for tanning
and oleomargarine anld similar oily sub
t, The duties on wheat :ctd flour. which
MI were under the old law 5 and 10.3j
if marks, respectively, are now :1.t0 and
it 7.30 marks. The old duties were nearly
prohibitive under ordinary conditions.
Since equal reductions are lmade on
wheat alnd itnr imported from. Austr'ia
Hungary, the advantages which the hilt
ter has over the Unitedt States on ac
,r count of tier close proximliity tot (erunllny
will give her the bulk of the trade.
t This applies eqiually to rye and iauts.
iUnder these cirnllutanctles we cannll)ot
expect to meaterially increase our exlports
of these products to iernlttany.
1To say trothing of the duties imlpoel,
the (hi cr:teter of our harley, alt aunli
n hoips is such that. as ill the past, ewe will i
r export Inone of th.l:so products to (er
Smany. In fact. Uermnany, besides sup
plying her ownl markets, is a large cx
porter of these articles to Great Brliai i
and other countries.
Thesnmall reduction made in the dutie I
on sawed lumber and timber prepared
otherwise than by hewing will have very
little favorable effect on our exlports.
The only reduction made in the dutiesll
on live anituals is that upon oxen: but
our exports of ooxen cannot be large,
since last year only $4.L,5,970 of all kinds
of cattle were exported to Germany.
The duty on fresh meats, except pork,
has been reduced five marks. in 1891
we did not export a lpound of fresh mec:t.
The reduction of a little over one-half a
cent per pound in the duty will not
build up any considerable trade.
Germany removed the prohibition
from American pork on the assurance
of the United ;tates that no diseased
pork would be exported. The high
prices prevailing before American pork
was allowed to enter, equal to about
twelve cents per pound, stimulated our
trade for a time until the German
farmors reduced the price, when it
again fell off. The high duty, coupled
with the fact that Germany is a large
producer of pork, will naturally pre
vent our exports from increasing to astn
considerabl. extent. On prepared meat-.
except bacon, and by this is meant anl
meats, whether salted, pickled or canned,
i te reduction is one third of a cent p r
pound. This nlaty have some favorable
effect on our exports; but the increase
cannot be large. The duty on bacon re
mains at the old rate of twenty marks.
On the whole, therefore, the reduc
tions in duty on less thIan 46.Z4li,317 of
our prodnets, in consideration for the
fre admuission of over $l .8l91,000 of (er
man sugar into the United States, are
i not as largo ti ought to be unule. The
GiermLan go.,erntuent was doubtless in
formed that the feeling prevailing among
the plxople of the United States against
the roimpositiou of the duty on sugar
was so strong that our government
would not attempt it, and accordingly
granted the slight reductions noted
In view of the heavily increased duties
imposed by the McKinley bill upon Ger
man products, which in thecase of wool
ens, hosiery,cottons and liuensfrequent
ly ranged from 50 to 100 per cent., it was
useless to expect any great concessions
from that power. Mr. Blaine was there
fore forced to accept what he could get.
In other words, so far as Germany is con
cerned, the "reciprocity club" was not
Stffectually wielded by the United States.
r The list of articles prohibited in the
1 proclamation of the president includes
many things on which no change in the
duty has been made. Thus, raw flax,
bran, horsehair, agricultural products
not otherwise provided for, raw hides,
charcoal and wool are free of duty, with
out regard to the country from which
they are imported. Similarly cheese,
fruits antd nuts, buckwheat, bacon and
all live an.intdil, except oxen, are duti
able at the same rate whea Imported
from the United 8tates as when im.
ported from other countries.
The only reason conceivable for in
cluding these products in the "reci
procity" treaty was doubtless to create a
favorable impression here by a large
showing. This is nothing but "bhun
combe," pure and simple. The failure
on the part of Mr. Blaine to secure a
amore favorable treaty was not his fault.
lie has been hampered by the limitations
iniromwd by the "reciprocity" act. This
latest example of its work shows, as has
often been aassrted in these columns,
that as a means for increasing our trade
abroad the reciprocity law is a failure.
What our secretary of state needs is at
greater list of articles on which to make
trades.-New York Commercial Bulle
STEEL RAIL TRUST PROFITS.
HItw eautnfululy the .Latet Cloablna
lion Isan Operated.
Early in 1891 the Steel Rail trust
clinch,:d its grip upon the nmarket for
stl, rails by the consolidation of the'
two miills at Scranton, Pa. Previous to1
this time. though both mills were mem
In·rs of thet trust, one of theum was in the
ilabit o, cttlnlg priceis on favorable oc
.asion~. T'rheir consolidation under one
m:t,;:ti:,,t. removed this disturbing
in finne. No but taI illustration of the
rmt ral whivch the rt.st has over produc
till and prices can be given than the
avr:l:t, motntthly prices of steel rails in
Is11 .\ oltinpultedl ly the American
Irn anll Stoci I asx.i :iation, thu average
pricr-s ,f Il,~se"tumer pig iron and steel
rails at Ithe iitills in Pensyvlvatia have
beetn a atllcw::
eIli Iron rail'
tpr tol. ar toll.
.anllury ............. .. ......$1. ' , 20
I'ebrutry................... I i : ao
larch .............. . ......... 1 t 01(i
April .. . .............i.... 1 0 Ill
ay....................... 16 6 11
.Jiule.................... .... 1 25 0
Jolly... ... ................... 16 I 1 0 a r
Agtl..u.1 .. ... . . IC 1t a
pti tlr. .................... 15 W UJO
ctro ie, .......... .......... 15 1 aI
Novetlla -r .............. .... 15 :1 aI
U.re l le l.. ................ 15 a
Though pig iron shows a steady fall in
price, sttiel riails have remained constant
at s:ho per ton. itn the report on the
cost of producting iron and steel products
in thlll United State's, for which investi
gations were niule in 1859, the commis.
sionter of labor says: -The department
has been i.ssitively informed relative to
the cort of making steel rails in several
of the very largest establlishments in the
Unitedl States. lant thb-re is no shadow ot
I a doubt ill the minid of the writer that
I in these estalblislhnitats the actual cost
of standtar.l stetl1 rails is, and has been
for soimi titu'. within a few cents of '.2:
Tilh rit'' i-t hItavy relduttions made in
wiwaits by the Steel Rail trust and tht
fall li price ,f Ht .lesitener pig iron froml
an i'erger- of Olsl.,' per tonts in 18fi,.
when thi. ututuniisioner gathered Ii
statisti's, ti anlt average of $l.I5 iit l
L till ini 111. have greatly reduced the
t cost oIf plrotuilg s.tl I 'ralhs. The iris
ent cost to the trust is ntlt over alt' Itnr
i tii. l"'.r i 'y ttn ii o steel rails sold by
i, the loil'f. of t lie trullt they have
I iaili a promr l ,''r 1t. In 1191 tho trust
-' protli d l.'iiii,,'2i5 toiils of stelI rail-.
SThll proit Itlllrel', ore wer, nit lifr
- ifroin ~i11.i.,i0l,O),. Dolllbtll's those' larg'e
i rl sits latvi eiabled M.r. 'arnlegir'e
mill'h ' Ide.tare ovty r i. int,,lltll 0 ill divi
d,,nld., just as they did in I1ISi.
)During the vetr jlust past atontit I.0I.
00O lbarrels of iapple were received in
Liverpolol frotm tihe ('nited States and
Canada. Iy far the larger part ,iitig
froll the Unitedl Stlit. Out exports
were the largest oiln tord. During th,
fiscal ylear 'i91, before last year' c.il
came on the lt:trket. we, xpolrted tipples.
green and dried, to the value of nearly
t900,t000t , andt if any apples catrime into the
country Fron abroatl, the fact is not
mentiotml in the government retprts.
Even before the present law wan
passed no mtention wa, made it tit,' re.
poirts of any importsl of apples. How
ever, somletlhing bhsi to ie done to ntaki
the farners think that they too are get
ting sonule ,o the I.lnefits of the pirute
tive .systtmi. lience the McKinleyiti
took :;;,l's from tie free list and mlladl.
thaen ,ttiablelt at twenty-five Cents ;
bnshel. This transpltrent humbu nn may
deceive suclh farmner as want to be dtc
ceivid. C(:ittaily no one can be taken
in liv it whto Ilntiw, that Vwe itport ins
apple,. Iit export twin i in .nsidtrabih
qua: titi -
Atl what i tItro of the' dtuty otn ir
aples 1t also true of nearly all othile
Iprotdltcty of the turlt Fat iters l tin get
no direct htilp frutti protection, l.eclulst
their own p.'i hitls g, into foreign man:r
keta and otf,.er nll'eessful iet nttition
there wiith all the world.
1t antted e"rill'i : halln Tilt lll.ll.
A, Itli;ng to s.,w the facility with
which tut 1)t., otf Aci tiritian mtauUfa'
tilre ca Io proicured by thoist having
need for it inl their busitness we quott
the ftollowing let'er trtn a well knowi
Albany lirm in reply to all itnquiry mathd
"ALBANY, Fel. 2.
"DE:.AR Stu In reply to your request
in regard to American till plate would
say that our experience was very unsat.
*'We ordered five boxes of Americanl
bright 1.1 by 20 plato as a sample order
of an agent of Ely & Williams. He saiis
it would be ready for delivery about
thirty days thence. This was, we think,
the latter part of Matrch or the fore part
of April, bat after several inquiries of
their agent (when he came to Albany) he
said he was surprised that we did not
receive the tin: but after giving up all
Mope of en er getting the tin it came to
hand on Nov. 14, 1891. This we presume
was a special delivery, so we have not
taken the chanceof being placed in such
a position again by walting six months
"Hoping you will not have any such
delay as we have had in getting any
plate of American product, we are yonurs,
"KIELEY & STAHL."
Dirt Will Fly Nowl
On to Castle, is the w.atchwoId.
The dirt will fly now, and soon
the great carbonate camp will re
sound with the echoc" of the I,
What's that got to do with Tl.
llt'? .\ good deal.
Many inlndreds ol men \\ill
be put t', work. They'll buy
where t hey crin huy checapct, and
that place is
'Then thee r'll be c cursions and
cro\wd-'ll g to cee the famou,
Cumberland. All thc.eC people'
must have ne% suits for holiday
wear. Many a.man will want a
Suit in a hurry---tailor too slow
our Ready-to-wears just (suit him
(no pun . He'll want
Clothing, and"ihec' tore to get it
if he buysotf us.
Let the dirt fly. Our Clothing
is made to stand it and any num
ber of brushings.
Riversideo Stock Farm
WITH LIS1' OF
HUNTLEY & CLARK,
To ston0, .ontan311.
Cataract Mill Co.
Of CREAT FALLS.
Manufacture the C.I.brated
nI GOLD DUST
Brands of Flour
Made fronm Montana wheat. Highest
Cash I'rice paid for Home Wheat. Send
for price list.
CATARACT MILL CO.
FOR SALE I
Al BLUE JOINT HAY
Free From Weeds.
GEO. F. FIFI.s.
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