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LIVINGSTON. MONTANA. SATURDAY JULY 20, 1889.
VOL. 7. NO. 8.
PRICE 10 CENTS
Xirinqiston (enterprise.
LIVINGSTON, - MONTANA.
QEO. H. WEIGHT, - Publisher
SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1880.
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AN R. JOY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
NOTARY rt-BLIC.
COUNTY ATTORNEY.
Money to Loan.
Insurance and Real Estate Sole Agent for
Riverside Town Lots,
>. P Railroad Lots and
N. P. Railroad Lands
U. S. Land Office business a specialty.
F
RANK M1LLIN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will practice In all courts
firs third door east
[AK \ N K HENRY,
of the Territory,
of court house,--
Attoiin ar-AT La w . ami. Nota it v Pohi.ic.
Will practice In all Courts of the Territory.
I rear of National Park Bank. Livingston
1). KELLY,
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ATTORNEY AT LAW AND NOTARY
UBLIC.
OLLKCTIONS ATTENDED TO
(Iffire. soutli side Calendar street, Ik- tween .Main
and Srcond streets.
Main - Stwikt,
DEUTSCH,
CiiOttTT SrtiTRVot;
I.IVISliSTON, M. T.
U. S. Deputy Si rvetob.
Litinostow, Park Co., M. T.
T. COLLINS, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
WT T. COLLIN*, M. U.,
,
Offii e and residence Rooms 58 and 59 Albemarle
M.m street
Hotel, Main Street,
Livinuston, - - Montaka.
.1. GALBRAITH,
AkCIIITBCT ANII SlTHUINTKKIlHNT.
___Estimates furnished tin all kinds of work
Office Entbupiusb Building, corner of Park and
Second Streets.
1» D. ALTON, M. D.
LIVINGSTON, MONTANA.
Office In the National Park Bank bulldin
corner Main and Park streets.
w
L. SlIAWK,
PHYSICIAN
AND SURGEON,--
fifties over Slieard's Gun Store, Park ftreet,
opposite N. P. Passenger Depot. Calls
promptly answered night and day.
8 .
M. PARKS,
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENT,
Office In rear of Postofflce Building,
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LIVINGSTON,
MONTANA.
j^£ISS JULIA WETZSTEIN,
Tbachbk of tub Piano Forte Ststhm
m perConaertatory of Music,Stuttgart,Germany,
ty Beginners and Advanced Scholars
Taught.
w.
C.SEIILBKKDE,
DENTIST.
Special attention given to the preservation of
the natural teeth Office in Krieger building,
Main St.
!.. A. I.UCB.
40118 A LUCE.
jycr A LUCK,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
BOZEMAN, MONTANA.
i-WHI attend the Courts of Park County. .Æi
J A. SAVAGE,
Attorney at Law and Notary Public.
Money Loaned on long lime on real and
psravnal property.
T IVINGSTON
Cq-oi'EifATivK Building and Loan
Association
{Test. Jas. McNauuijton. Sec. E. H. Talcott.
Vlce-Pres't O. Emmons.
Treas. A. W. Miles. Attorney A. R. Joy.
Regular meetings on the fourth Monday even
ing of each month, at Dodson Building, Main
atreet.
J.
R. SMITH, M. I).,
Livingston, Montana.
Office in National Park Bank Building, corner
Main and Park Streets.
National Part Bait
OF LIVINGSTON.
CAPITAL, - - 550,000.
SURPLUS, $10,000.
VM. M. WRIGHT, President.
J. S. THOMPSON, Vice Pres.
C. H. STKBBINS, Cashier.
[. H. TALCOTT, Asst. Cashier.
BOARO OF OIRCCTOIIS:
W. M. WRIGHT, E. GOUtiHNOUR.
J 8. THOMPSON, GEO. T. CHAMBERS,
K. A.KHIKOKR. A-W. MILES.
W. D. ELLIS.
JENERAL banking business
TBANSACTBD.
Exchange on all the principal cities of the
United States and Rar ope.
Ibtbrbit Allowed ob TIME DEPOSITS.
Collection! Pbomptly Attended to.
L OST.—On the 4th of July, near Jas. Carroll *
"table. a pair of field gfaeees anil ease. The
finder will he libeiallv rewarded by leaving them
with the Carver Mercantile Co.
7-18 at* ARCHIE McGREGOR.
I JOK SALE — I have a lot of yonng pi-.B which
I will sell in lots to suit purchasers Also
a fresh milch row with heifer calf. Apply at
ranch, one-half mile west of town.
II. MACADAMS.
^TKAYED OK STOLEN.—brum my premises
lO south of Stillwater, about the lOtli of June,
a black stallion, with white hind feet, white strip
in face, slightly swayhack, very high head, and
weighs in good condition 1,130 pounds. I will
pav $3<l reward for his return or information
that will ensure his recovery. F. A. PEASE.
Stillwater, July 1, 1889.
i iA REWARD—Strayed or stolen, one
tJ5t),Ov dark bay work horse, branded
blotched/, /jy, on left thigh, formerly owned
by Nick l/y Webber. Will pay aliove re
wartlfor*'*' information. Also'$5.00 for in
formation as to the whereabouts of one small
sorrel mule, branded L I L on left hip, and other
brands unknown. JACK WEBBER,
7-6 tf Red Lodge, M. T.
L OST. -On Canyon creek, near Sheelds river,
two hay horses, both rough shod, and brand
ed N S OD left shoulder: light hav snav-backed;
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one hobbled and other rope around foot : weight
about 1,000 pounds. A reward of $10 for infor
mation leading to their recovery.
<;. A. PFOIIL,
Jnly30-lin* Fiidlev Mont.
To the adminia
Joseph
Fischer, deceased : You are hereby notified t hat
the undersigned nave expended in labor anil im
provements tlie amount required by law upon the
Germania quartz lode mining claim, situated iu
the Slieepeater 1 unorganized) district, for the
nr 1888 , and that unless yon contribute your
N otice to co-owner.
trator and heirs of the estate of

proportion,
to-w it.
e-f<mrth of said
ipend
: itnre. together with interest and cost of publish
ing ibis notice, within ninety days after the coin
I piste publication tliereo., your interest will be
| come the property of the undersigned, under the
i provisions of section 2324 of the revised statutes
' of the United Slates. VOGEL Jt BUCH LEU.
j July H, 1889.
N
OTICK FOR PUBLICATION.- Land office at
, Bozeman, M. T., June 20, 1889. Notice is
hereby given tliat the following-named settler has
filed notice of his iutention to make final proof
in support of his claim, and that said proof will
lie made before the Judge of the Third Judicial
District Court, or in his absence before the Clerk
of said court at Livingston, Montana, on Sat
] urday, August 10, 1889, viz: Bernard Maguire,
j w ho made H. E 1095 for the east 'i of southwest
southwest quarter of southeast >4 section 14,
township 4 south, range 9 east. He names the
j following witnesses to prove his continuous resi
dence uiion and cultivation of said land, viz:
Joseph W. George, Luther D. Bullis, George W.
Donaldson and David P. Rankin, all of Living
ston, Park county, Montana.
Any person wlio desires to protest against the
allowance of such proof, or who knows of any
suhetantial reason, under the law and the regula
tions of the Interior Department, why such proof
should not he allowed, will tie given an opportu
nity nt the above mentioned time and place to
cross-examine the witnesses of said claimant, and
to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submitted by
claimant. GEO. W. .MONROE, Register.
(1st puli June a*, 1889)
N OTICE FOR PUBLICATION.—Land Office
at Bozeman, Montana. June 11, 1889. No
tice is hereby given that the following named
settler has filed notice of his intention to make
final proof in support of his claim, and that said
proof will he made before the register and re
ceiver at Bozemaa, Montana, on Tueedav, July
SB, 1889, viz : Lewis Dauber, ILS. No. 1065, for
the lots 9 and lOandeaet half of southeast quarter
section 2, tow nship 4 south, range 9 east. He
! names the following witnesses to prove his con
| tinuons residence upon and cultivation of said
j land, viz: Alexander Budke, Lewis Price, Thos.
' Fallen and David P. Rauken, all of Park county.
Montana
Any person w ho desires to protest against the
allowance of such proof, or who knows of any
substantial reason, under the law and the regula
tions of the Interior Department, why such proof
should not he allowed, will be given an opportu
nity at the above mentioned lime and place to
cross-examine the witnesses of said claimant,
and to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submit
ted by claimant.
GEO. W. MONROE, Register.
(1st publication June 15, 1889.1
N OTICE OF PLEDGEE'S SALE.—Notice is
hereby given that the undersigned will, on
the 15th day of July, A. D. 1889, at 12o'clock noon,
at the office of Porter, Mnth & Cox, in the Gold
block, on the west side of North Main street, in
the city of Helena, sell at public auction, to the
! highest bidder, the following shares of stock in
! the Shields River Ranch and Cattle company, to
wit:
Certificate No. 2, for 12', shares of said stock,
! issued in the name of Walter Ayrault.
j Certificate No. 3, for 12!, shares of said stock,
j issued in the name of Walter Ayrault.
I Certificate No. 4, for 50 shares of said stock, is
sued in the name of Walter Ayrault.
Certificate No. 5, for 12'i sfiares of said stock,
issued in the name of Henry T. Ceperly.
Certificate No. 6, for 12!j shares of said stock,
Issued in the name of Henry T. Ceperly.
Certificate No. 7, for 50 shares of said stock, is
sued in the name of said Henry T. Ceperly
Each share of said stack having a par value of
one hundred dollars (Ç100) per share. All of
which said stock was pledged to me by the par
ties to whom the same was issued, as security for
the pnvment of certain notes signed by said par
ties. W. E. COX.
Dated Helena, July 3, 1889.
I N THE JUSTICE'S COURT, Township of Liv
ingston, County of Park, Territory of Mon
tana: Before Samuel Hosford, Justice of the
Peace.—Albert L. Babcock and Arthnr W. Miles,
as Balicock & Miles, plaintiffs, against Thoms
Sing, defendant—Alias Summons: The people
of the territory of Montana send greeting to
Thoms Sing, the aliove named defendant : You
are hereby summoned to appear at my office, in
the township of Livingston, county of Park, and
territorv of Montana, within ten (lavs from the
service of this summons on you by publication
and answer the complaint on file in an action to
recover of you the sum of fifty-three dollars and
seventv-fivê cents, alleged to be a balance due (he
above'named plaintiffs frein you, for goods,
wares and merchandise sold and delivered to you,
at your request, during the months of March and
April, 1889. And you are hereby notified that if
von fail to appear and answer said complaint as
above required the said plaintiffs will take judg
ment by default against yon, for the sum of fifty
three dollars and seventv-flve cents and cost9 of
suit. Given under my hand this 1st dijr of Jnly,
A. D. 1889. SAMUEL HOSFORD,
Justice of the Peace.
J. A. Savage, Attorney for Plaintiffs.
(1st pnb J nly 6,1889. ftt 1
I N THE THE PROBATE COURT of the county
of Gallatin, territory of Montana. In the
matter of the estate of Achilles Lamme, de
ceased.-- Order to show w hy order of sale of real
eetate should not he made.— F. K. Armstrong, the
administrator of the estate of said Achilles
Lamme, deceased, having filed his petition
herein praying for an order of sale of a part of
the real estate of said decedent at private sale for
tlie purpose therein set forth, it is therefore or
dered by the judge of said court that all persons
interested In the eetate of said deceased appear
before the said probate court on Wednesday, the
14th day of August, 1889, at 10 o'clock in the fore
noon of said day. at the court room of said probate
court, at Bozeman, in the said county of Gallatin,
to show cause why an order should not be granted
to the said administrator, as shall he necessary:
and that a copy of this order lie published at least
four successive weeks in the Livinoston Entkii
i'kise, a newspaper printed and published in Park
conntr, Montana Territory, the property sought
to be sold being situate in said Park county.
[FltOBATK seal.] A. D. McPllERSON,
Dated J uly 18, 1889. Probate J ndge.
first pnb julyiSMt
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PATS
MftMtr by tk*
Ckasleàl Sk
Trafo
Big G has given univer
sal satisfaction in the
cure of Gonorrhoea and
Gleet. I prescribe H and
feel safe In recommend
ing It to all sufferere.
A. J. ST05EB, N.D.,
Decatur, III.
PRICE. $1.00.
Sold by Druggists.
R. C. GRIFFITH,
BLACKSMITHING
AND WAGON MAKING.
All kinds of repairing done neatly and promptly
to order. Special attention given to
Hirteshoeing and Making Stock Braada.
Shop, lower Main Street near Billy Miles ABro.
reinsure w hile in Good Health
When von are Sick von Cant..
THE NEW YORK LIFE
Insurance Company
—Issues—
A .'.VARIETY .'.OF .'.POLICIES
Suited to the Needs and Tursea of
all Classes.
c. EVERETT , - - Agent.
OR SALE.—A voting milch cow, with or
without calf. Inquire of F. YV. Wright.
F
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H or.SE FOR SALE.—Price fUWtO; euitable for
two families. Inquire of E. I). Conger, at
Carver Mer. Co. 3-30-4t
Also
at
F OR SALE.—I lie Bozeman hotel at Bozeman
Depot, containing 18 rooms fully furnished
and doing a good business. Apply to John
Fitzgerald, Bozeman, Montana. 27-tf.
strip
and
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P ARK LODGE NO. 17, I. O. O. F —
Meets in Thompson Hall every Monday
evening. Sojourning brothers cordially invited
to attend. W. G. ATKINSON, N. G.
WM. WOOL'EY, Secreta ry. ____
K OF P.—Meets every Friday evening in
• Thompson's Hall. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to visiting brothers.
J. J. Bl'RKEY, C. C.
A. W. MILF.P, K. of R. and S.
Yellowstone Lodge No. 10, Livingston, M. T.
Y ellowstone park lodge no. 45,1.
O. G. T.—Meets every Friday evening in the
Danforth building. Members of the order are
cordially invited to attend.
ORLANDO EMMONS, C. T.
SAMUEL llOSFORD, L. I).
MRS. EMMA EMMONS, II. S.
N OTICE.—Fishermen and hunters are warned
against fishing or hunting on the ranch of
King Bros., (better known as the Pease ranch.I
O. T. Armstrong will enforce this order and any
person or persons caught on the ranch, fishing or
minting will be prosecuted to the full extent of
the law. Signed, KING BROS.
Jacksonville, III., June 10th, 1889,
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tJTRAYKD.—From George C. Howard's ranch
Ö near Bozeman one black horee mule and one
black mare mule: each long mine and tail: also
one clay-hank horse, black points, branded S.
Mules liai! on heavy shoes. I will pay $5 reward
per head for said stock or any direct information
leading to their recovery. Address I.ivincston
KsTEitritlsE, or GEO. C. HOWARD,
4t Bozeman, Mont.
N OTICE is HEREBY GIVEN that the follow
ing numbered w arrants w ill be paid on pre
sentation at my office, and interest will cease
from this date :
General Fund Warrants—Nos. 617, 519, 598.
Road Fund Warrants—Nos. 292, 2S6, 285, 297,
310, 318, 304, 284, 317, 164, 319 320 212, 323, 346, 339,
332, 364, .'165. F. W. WRIGHT, Treas. Park Co.
Livingston, Montana, July 1, 1889.
d»-| /\ REWARD—For return to Hunters Hot
tP-L" Springs. Dog strayed from the ranch
of Janies Ennis, Springdale: resembles a shep
herd dog; is shaggy black, brown spot over each
eye, light brown leet, bushy tail with white tip ;
ban on leather collar studded with brass nails;
name 011 plate—"Jack. James R. I.ambly, Lin
den, N. J.'' Information leading to recovery
will be rewarded. Address
C. B. MENDENHALL,Springdale.
N
JOTICE TO CONTRACTORS—Sealed pro
posals will lie received at the office of M. D.
Kelly, Livingston, Montana, until 12 o'clock m.
of July, 16, 1889, for finishing the brick work of
the Catholic church building on Third street,
Livingston, and putting the roof on the same.
All material to be turnished hv the contractor
and all work to be done strictly in accordance
w ith plans and specifications, which can he seen
at the office of M. D. Kelly. Work to lie com
pleted by the 1st day of November, 1889. The
right is reserved to reject anv and all bids.
KEY. JOHN' B. BRONDEL,
6-29 Bishop of Helena, M. T.
D esert land final proof - notice
for Publication.—United States Land Office,
Bozeman, Montana, June 10, 1889. Notice is here
by given that George T. Wickes of Livingston,
Park county, Montana, has filed notice of inten
tion to make proof on his desert land claim No.
405, for the northeast quarter of section 12, town
ship 2 south, range 9 east, before probate judge
of Park county, Montana, at Livingston, Montana,
on Friday, the'26tli day of July, 1889. lie names
the follow ing w itnesses to prove the complete
irrigation and reclamation of said land: Alfred
Nichols, S. Deutsch, Charles A. Berg and George
T. Young, all of Livingston, Montana.
Any person who desires to protest against the
allow ance of such proof, or who knows of any
substantial reason, under the law and the regula
tions of the Interior Department, why such proof
should not be allowed, will be given an opportu
nity at the above mentioned time and place to
cross-examine the witnesses of said claiinant.and
to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submitted by
claimant. GEO. W. MONROE, Register.
(1st publication June 15, 1889.)
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D esert land, final proof-notice
for publication. United States Laud Office,
Bozeman, Montana, June 24, 1889. Notice le
hereby given that John Anderson, of Big Timber,
Park county, Montana, has filed notieo of inten
tion to make proof of his desert land claim No.
179, for the lots 3 and 4 and the N!j of SW 1 * of
Twp. 1, north of Range 14 east, before the Jndge
of the Third JudiciafDistrict Court (or in his ab
sence before the Clerk of said Court) at Living
ston, Montana, on Monday, the 5th day of Aug.,
1889. lie names the follow ing witnesses to prove
the complete irrigation and reclamation of said
land: Alonzo M. Harris, Edward Everett, Wil
liam R. Bramble, Newton Budd, all of Big Tim
ber, Montana.
Any person who desires to protest against the
allowance of such proof, or who knows of any
substantial reason, under the law and the regula
tions of the Interior Department, why such proof
should not he allowed, will he given an opportun
ity at the above mentioned time and place to
cross-examine the witnesses of said claimant, and
to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submitted by
claimant. GEO. W. MONROE, Register.
(1st pub. June 2!*, 1889.)
N OTICE FOR PUBLICATION.—Land Office
at Bozeman, Montana, July 12th, 1889.—No
tice is hereby given that the follow ing named
settler has filed notice of his intention to make
final proof in support of his claim, and that said
J 1 roof will he made before the Judge of Third
Uidicial district court or in his absence before
tlie clerk of said court, at Livingston, Montana,
on August 27, 1889, viz: John F. Woik, Living
ston, Park county, Mont., II. E. No. 1102, for the
lots 1 and 2 and south !4 of northeast '4 section
2 . township 2 south, range 11 east, lie names
the following witnesses to prove his continuous
residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz :
John F. Lock. Samuel P. Tunnell, Lemuel Denny
and Charles F. Cady, all of Livingston, Montana.
Any person who desires to protest against the
allowance of such proof, er w ho knows of any
substantial reason, under the law and the regula
tions of the Interior Department, why such proof
should not be allowed, will be given an opportu
nity at the above mentioned time and place to
cross examine the witnesses of said claimant,
and to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submitted
by claimant. E. F. FERRIS, Register.
(First publication July 20th, 1889.)
D 1
ESERT LAND FINAL PROOF.—Notice for
publication.—United States Land Office,
Bozeman, Montana Territory, June I8th, 1889.
Notice is hereby given that William Wright, of
Springdale, Park county, Montana territory, has
filed notice of intention to make proof on his
desert land claim No. 340, for the NW 1 * of Sec.
17, Twp. 1, south of Range 17 east, before tlie
Judge of the Third Judicial District Court (or in
his absence before the Clerk of said Court) at
Livingston, Montana, on Monday, the 29th day of
July, 1889. He names the following witnesses to
prove the complete irrigation and reclamation of
said land: William C. Fryer, Spencer Jarrett,
James Ennis, Thomas T. Prather, all of Spring
dale, Montana territory.
Any person who desires to protest against th >
allowance of such proof, or who knows of any
substantial reason, under the law and the regula
tions of the interior department, why such proof
should nol be allowed, will be given an opportu
nity at the above mentioned time and place to
cross-examine the witnesses of said claimant,
and to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submit
ted by claimant. GEO. W. MONROE,
(1st pub. June 22, 1889-B.) Register.
D esert land final proof-notice
FOR PUBLICATION—United States Land
office, llozeinau, M. T., June 19th, 1889.—
Notice is hereby given that John Mortimer, of
Livingston, Park county, Montana lias filed no
tice of intention to make proof on his desert
land claim No. 296, for the SW'i of SW 1 * of Sec.
24, W l j of NWI 4 of Sec, 25 and SE >4 of NE^ of
Sec. 26, Twp. 3, south of Range 9 east, before the
Judge of the Third Judicial District Court (or in
his absence before the Clerk of said Court) at
Livingston, Montana, on Tuesday, the 30th day
of July, 1889. He nam e the following witnesses
to prove the complete irrigation and reclamation
of said land: Geo. W. Donaldson, Sigmund
Deutsch, John McCarty, Moses McCarty, all of
Livingston, Montana territory.
Anv person who desires to protest against the
allowance of such proof, or who knows of any
eubstantial reason, under the law and the regnla
tions of the Interior Department, why such proof
should not l>e allowed, will be given an opportu
nity at the above mentioned time and place to
cross-examine the witnesses of said claimant, and
to offer evidence in rebuttal of that submitted by
claimant. GEO. W. MONROE, Register.
(1st pnb June 22, 1889)
N OTICE OF FORFEITURE.— To Philip Lynch
Lewis Sperling, M. L. Strasberger and to
their heirs, administrators or assigns: You and
each of you are hereby notified that we, the nnder
signed co-owners, have expended in labor and
improvements the sum of one hundred dollars
for each year upon each of the following quaitz
lode mining claims, situated in the New World
mining district. Park countv, Montana, to-wit:
The "Puck'' and the "Silver Zone Number Two,"
in accordance with section 2324 of the revised
statutes of the United States and the acts amend
atory thereof, being the amounts required to hold
said premises for fne years 1887 and 1888. Said
iinprovemeat8 were made by ns as aforesaid, dur
in<r the years within which said work was neces
sary as required by law to hold said claims. And
if von and each of you shall fail or refnse to con
tribute vonr proportion of such expenditure, to
gether with interest and costs, within ninety days
of the complete service of notice of publication,
viz: To Philip Lvnch, his heirs, administrators
or assigns, three-eights in the Silver Zone Num
ber Two, and one-sixth in the Puck, for the years
1887 and 1878 on each; to Lewis Sperling and M.
L. Strasberger, their heirs, administrators or as
signs, one-twelfth in the Silver Zone Number
Two, for the veare 1887 and 1878; then all yonr
right, title, interest, claim and estate in and to
the aforesaid quartz lode mining claims will be
come the property of the undersigned, yonr co
owners, under said section 2324. Settlement to
be made with Savage & Ekler^UWngtonjMont.
S. A. BEECHEÏI.
(1st pub. April 0, IBM.)
NEWS OP THE WEEK
The president has appointed Alphonso
Hart of Ohio solicitor of internal reve
nue.
The Otis Iron and Steel company's
plant and business at Cleveland, Ohio,
has been sold to an English syndicate
for §1,500,000.
Two hundred people at a picnic near
Seeley's Bay, Quebec, were poisoned by
eating ice cream containing lactate of
zinc, and several deaths may result.
At Salt Lake City Mrs. Perry attempt
ed to light a lire with coal oil. The ex
plosion that followed caused the death
of herself and 13-year-old daughter.
The International Salt Trust associa
tion, with a capital of 820,000,000, is to
be incorporated under the laws of New
York. It will begin business January 1.
The expected collision between strik
ers and Pinkerton men at Homestead,
Pa., did not occur, and the differences
between Carnegie and the strikers is be
ing amicably adjusted.
John E. Burton of Elkhorn, VY 7 is.,
known as the "Gogebic Iron King" dur
ing the mining craze two years ago, has
failed. His liabilities aggregate 8825,
000, with assets of 8750,000.
The town of Princeton, in Butler coun
ty, Ohio, was blown away by a terrific
windstorm that swept through that sec
tion Sunday afternoon. There were
about thirty houses in the place and all
are gone.
Prof. J. R. Dodge, statistician, has
been detailed by Secretary Rusk to in
vestigate the agricultural statistics of
the states and territories in the Rocky
mountain region. He left Washington
this week.
A collision occurred at Grenoble.
Prance, on Sunday, between a passenger
train and a freight train on the Paris,
Lyons Jfc Mediteranean railroad, by
which twenty persons were killed and
many injured.
A London syndicate proposes to or
ganize a company with a capital of §30,
000,000, to put in plants for making
cheap gas all over the United States.
They claim it can be made for 8 cents
per 1,000 feet.
The contract for the new congres
sional library building at Washington
has been awarded to a Hartford Granite
company for 81,200,000, It will require
a thousand men nearly four years to
complete the work.
Texas fever is reported to be playing
havoc with herds upon tho Cherokee
strip. Hundreds of cattle are said to be
dying in Oklahoma and it is predicted
tfiat not a hoof will bo taken north from
there for some months.
A controlling interest in tho Fargo
Argus Printing company has been offered
for sale to the highest bidder to satisfy
a debt, and it is probable that the man
agement of the institution will change
after the 20th of this month.
Sullivan and party, arrested at Nash
ville, Tennessee, last week upon a tele
gram from Governor Lowry of Missis
sippi, were released upon an order of
Judge McAllister, who held that a mis
demeanor was not extraditable under
the laws of Tennessee.
A, W, Crandall, a former employe of
the Northern Pacific freight department
at Spokane Falls, who skipped out with
81,100 of the company's funds last fall,
was captured at Salt Lake and taken
back to that city Saturday. He waived
examination and was held in §2,000
bunds to the grand jury.
It is reported among paper box manu
facturers that the straw braid trust has
given up the fight, and that it is only a
question of a few days when the pool
will be broken. The rumor is partly
confirmed by the decline in the past
week of from 812 to 813 per ton in the
price of straw braids.
Judge Cooley, president of the inter
state commerce commission, and United
States Attorney Baxter held a confer
ence in St. Paul Tuesday, and as a re
suit the officials of the Soo railroad are
to be indicted for alleged discrimination
in carrying 1,800 gallons of alcohol from
St. Paul to New York for 47% cents per
gallon.
Secretary of the Treasury Windom has
approved the course of the immigrant
commissioners in detaining the immi
grants sent to Agent Hill of the South
ern Pacific railroad by Wright & Son of
London, and ordered the immediate re
turn of every man sent Agent Hill, un
der the law prohibiting the importation
of contract labor.
A waterspout caused the Bmall streams
known as Herring's run and Moore's
run, near Baltimore, Maryland, to rise
to an unprecedented height Saturday
afternoon, bursting two dams. The
water rushed down in a wall twenty feet
deep, sweeping everything before it.
Several persons were drowned and great
damage done to buildings and growing
crops.
Secretary Noble in an interview with
Delegate Carey of Wyoming said the
policy of the administration would be a
broad and liberal one towards the terri
tories; that lands where there was no ev
idence of mineral should be open to pat
ent; that persons who settled upon pub
lic lands or purchased land in good faith
should understand that this was his
policy.
C. W. Rich and J. T. Jamison were ar
rested at Purvis, Miss., Monday, on war
rants charging them with aiding and
abetting the Sullivan-Kilrain fight. They
were placed under bonds for their ap
pearance at the next term of court.
John Fitzpatrick, the referee, was also
arrested, and it is reported that Gover
nor Lowry is after some of the railroad
officials.
Information was received at the office
of the United States attorney at Topeka,
Kansas, of the killing of Robert Dalton,
a deputy United States marshal, in Ok
lahoma Sunday afternoon. Dalton was
in the act of arresting Lee West, a no
torious criminal, for being a moonshiner,
or whisky peddlar. West shot Dalton
fatally, but before he expired the officer
shot West, killing him instantly.
London has been greatly startled by
another horrible murder, thought to
have been committed by the butcher of
fallen women, known as "Jack the Rip
per." The body of a woman, mutilated
in the usual frightful manner, was found
Tuesday in Castle alley, in White Chapel
district. Although the police have used
every means to apprehend the murderer,
no trace has yet been found.
A circular has lieen issued that bears
the signatures of the chief officers of the
principal labor organizations of the
United States, including the Knights of
Labor. Federation of Labor, and Broth
erhood of Carpenters and Joiners. It
proposes an alliance of all labor organi
zations in the country. If the alliance
is realized it will be by far the most for
midable labor organization that ever ex
isted in the United States or elsewhere.
The races at Washington Park on the
12th were made notable by the fastest
mile ever recorded in a race, Maori
beating Little Minch and three others
in 1:38 4-5 official time, Outside timers
all made the mile faster, and none made
it slower than 1:39%. The electric tim
ing clock made it 1:39%. The race was
run under the scale of weights prevail
ing when Ten Broeck set the record at
1:39%, and he was to receive'81,000 ex
tra if this record was beaten.
The president is enjoying his summer
vacation at Deer Park. The announce
ment is made, however, that he still
keeps an eye open to the^business of his
office in Washington, and as fast as the
heads of departments get their papers
into shape for the appointment of
subordinates they will be sent to the
Alleghanies and the president will, if he
approves them, sign the commissions
and return to his executive clerk, and
an announcement of these appointments
will be made from Washington, as usual.
A warrant has been issued for the ar
rest of W. H. Sherman of Buffalo, New
York, the head of the firm of Sherman
Brothers & Co. (limited), who is alleged
to have sold certificates for
amount of grain in the International
and Lake Shore elevators, the grain
having been previously withdrawn by
him sind marketed. The warrant charges
Sherman with grand larceny. Ho is
missing and is supposed to have gone to
Canada. E. C. Hawkes, one of the own
ers of the International elevator, says
the matter is being investigated; that it
involves the mixing of wheat also, and
that the shortage may amount to 8200,
000 .
A Springfield (111.) dispatch says:
About four hundred representatives of
the local Brotherhood of Locomotive En
gi« cere of the state held a secret meet
ing Tuesday. It is thought that prelim
inary steps were taken for the amalga
mation of the brotherhood with other
railroad organizations. Chief Arthur
addressed the men, hut he is understood
to be opposed to amalgamation. It has
been known for some time that the en
gineers are dissatisfied with the outcome
of the strike on the Burlington system,
and it has been understood that this
meeting was to consider tlie best plan of
regaining their loät power. To do this
it is thought a general strike of the en
gineers and firemen on every western
road was proposed. Representatives of
the brotherhood as far east as Ohio and
from the western states were present.
One of the most exciting murder trials
ever held in the state of Kansas is now
iu progress at Ingalls. Red Singer, city
marshal of Ingalls; James Mastons, dep
uty sheriff; N. F. Watson, county clerk,
and W. P. Allensworth, a prominent
business man, are the defendants. The
prosecution is being conducted by At
torney General Kellogg. On January
1st, as a culmination of the county seat
fight between Cimarron and Ingalls, a
posse of heavily armed men, of which
the four named formed a part, went in a
wagon to Cimarron, six mues east, where
the clerk's records then were, and while
a part of the crowd held their guns on
the parties in possession, the others
hustled the records into the wagon and
drove nwav, leaving the four in a state
of siege in the upper room where the
records had been taken. Citizens of
Cimarron gathered with their weapons.
Some one fired a shot and in a few min
utes the fighting became general. When
it ended, K. English, a nurseryman liv
ing near Cimarron, was dead, and six
other men were seriously wounded. Tt
is for the killing of English that the
four men are on trial.
A New .Sty.e of Cars.
The Northern Pacific has just received
twonty new colonist sleepers from Bar
ney, Smith <fc Co. that are models of
beauty, convenience and comfort, and
contain many improvements over the or
dinary colonist sleeper, or so-called tour
ist car generally in use. Each car has
fourteen sections with gentlemen's toilet
room in one end and the ladies' room,
supplied with marble-topped washstand
and force pump, in the other. In pne
ond of the oar is a Baker fire-proof heat
er, which heats the car by means of hot
water conducted through pipes. In the
opposite end of the car is a cooking
range surrounded by good kitchen facil
ities. Opposite this range is a twenty
gallon cooler for drinking water, also
large tank holding seventy gallons of
water for general use. These cars are
finished in natural woods -ash, maple
and butternut beautifully polished,
and at night are lighted up with eight
Acme lamps exactly similar to those in
use on Pullman sleepers. The sections
are divided by sliding head boards, ef
fecting a privacy not possible in the
present style of cars where the sections
are divided by a wire netting. An in
genious arrangement of the seats enables
them to be extended fiat or with head
rests when prepared for bedding, and
under each seat is a box in which can be
stored bedding or small baggage. In
each section there is also provided a
movable table similar to those in use in
Pullman cars, which is extremely con
venient for many purposes. All cars sire
provided with curtain rods. Notwith
standing the fact that the Northern Pa
cific employs a porter to look after these
sleepers, all holders of second-class Mon
tana and Pacific coast tickets are allow
ed to use them free of charge. The
Northern Pacific has a greater number
of these sleepers in service than any
other transcontinental line, their total
equipment now amounting to sixty
three cars. It is clear that in providing
for the comfort of the traveling public
the Northern Pacific, with its new vesti
buled dining and sleeping cars and su
perior accommodations for second-class
passengers, leads all its competitors.
Cooke Correspondence.
Those who have for so long pinned
their faith to Cooke are beginning to
meet with the success their efforts de
serve. Though only small sales, involv
ing but a few hundred dollars, have
lately taken place, the many visitors
who are attracted here must soon bring
most tangible results.
A party of engieeers, Van Arsdale in
charge, consisting of sixteen men and
twenty-four horses, are reconnoitering
the mountains about town. We are in
formed that they are engaged in a pre
liminary survey and estimated cost of a
railroad from Red Lodge, at which place
they outfitted. S. B. Williamson of St.
Paul, transitman, came in by coach Sat
urday and joined the party here.
H. Kerns & Co. have let a contract to
run fifty feet of a tunnel on the Daisy.
B. R. Holland and Gus Solomonson are
the contractors. The Daisy is in the
Homestake and War Eagle group of
mines, and is considered a promising
property.
J. W. Winwood, an expert from St.
Paul, is spending a few weeks in camp.
He is making a thorough examination
of the different properties, and rumor
saith is here in the interest of a few
Northern Pacific officials.
Among those who have lately returned
to the old camping grounds for the sum
mer we notice C. G. Ross, James Howell,
Billy Randall and Ez Bowen.
C. A. Baker, St. Paul; James Ross.
Montreal, and John B. Wilford, Denver,
Colo., are registered at the Cosmopol
itan.
Terrible Flood In China.
The steamer City of New York arrived
at San Francisco Monday from Hong
Kong and Yokohoma. The Japan Ga
zette of the 29th ult. contains the fol
lowing: Intelligence has been received
at Hong Kong from Kiaying Chan in the
northeast of Kwang Tung that early on
the morning of the 2d inst. the Chang
Ping and Twen districts were flooded by
the bursting of a water spout or tornado
described by the Chinese as a water
dragon and devil. The country was
flooded by nearly thirty-six feet of
water. The villages of Choe Kon and
Ha Ku Hi, in the Hing Yuen district,
and Cueong, Tan Hop Lui, Nyai Ku,
Sam Chan Kiu and San Pa Hui, in the
Chan Pang district, are overflowed, many
houses being w'holly swept away, while
others wrere inundated. Upwards of
6,000 lives were lost.
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died at his home, near Toston, Tuesday
evening, from the effects of injuries sus
tained by the kicking of a broncho
The examination at Missoula of Finley
and Matt, the half breeds, for killing thé
A postoffice has been established at
Lucile, Choteau county, fifty miles
southeast from Fort Benton, with Wm.
P. Turner as postmaster.
Jef Sharp, an old-time Montanian.
on the lGth, rendering amputation of
the injured member necessary.
On Friday of last week a miner named
Pete McGill, employed in the Granite
Mountain mine at Philipsburg, fell down
the manway to the bottom of the shaft,
a distance of ninety feet, and was fa
tally injured.
Patrick Lyons, the man who struck
Thomas McGoogan on the head with a
chair at Butte last week, inflicting fatal
injuries, has been admitted to bail in
tho sum of 85,000, to answer the charge
of manslaughter.
William B. Courtwright, who was sen
tenced in the fall of 1888, in Jefferson
county, to one year in the penitentiary,
on a charge of manslaughter, has been
pardoned by Governor White and re
stored to full citizenship.
A. J. Fisk, grand commander, has is
sued a circular letter to the Knight
Templars throughout Montana, calling
the annual conclave to meet in Helena,
on Thursday, October 29th, the day pro
ceeding the meeting of tlie grand'lodge
at Great Falls.
A wreck on the Montana Central oc
curred near Wickes on Sunday. Three
carloads of cattle were precipitated from
a bridge, a distance of fifty feet. Thir
teen of the animals were killed. The
wreck caused a delay of several hours in
the running of trains.
Bryson, the murderer, confined in the
Boulder jail, was last week the recipient
of several religious tracts from a lady
in Portland, Oregon, accompanied by a
letter iinsigned, exhorting him to pre
pare his soul for the great beyond and
to meet her in heaven.
Under Sheriff Thornes on the 12th
served w rits of attachment on the Cli
max mill and mining proj»erty,on Divide
creek, to satisfy claims of Sfi'ooo held by
Butte parties. The live stamp mill im
mediately ceased dropping stamps and
will hang up for the present.
John S. Mills, having resigned his po
sition as editor of the Doer Lodge New
Northwest to accept a position in Hel
ena, has been succeeded by L. P. Bowen,
formerly associate editor of the Leaven
worth (Kansas) Times, and more re
cently editor of the Helena Journal.
Mose Miller, a cow boy working for the
Circle Bar company, was arrested on the
11th at Fort Maginnis by an under sher
iff of Fergus county, chargea with a
murder committed in 1884 near Merid
ian, Basque county, Texas. He will be
held at Lewistown until the arrival of a
Texas officer, who has been advised of
his capture.
The body of an unknown man was
found on the track Saturday last near
Hardy, on the Montana Central railroad,
badly mangled. He wns fluppoBod to
have como from Helena, and was trving
to steal a ride to Great Falls. A man
tramping with him heard him say that
he was a piano tuner. His bodv was
buried at Cascade.
A vast amount of damage from forest
fires is reported near Basin, on the Mon
tana Central road. Five thousand cords
of wood are said to have been consumed
and the flames are still uncontrolled.
The fires in the Elkhorn mountains are
also burning fiercely, but have spread
away from the wood camps and tire do
ing no damage except to standing tim
ber.
At Rumsey, a small town near Phil
ipsburg, on the 11th, Charles Francis
was fatally shot by Ben Hill. Hill is a
wood contractor for the Buckett com
pany and Francis w r as emploved as a
wood hauler. They quarrelled' about a
bill and to square the account Hill per
forated Francis' heart with a bullet.
After killing his man Hill went to Phil
ipsburg and gave himself up. He says
that he killed Francis in self defense,
and that ho did not shoot until Francis
had fired at him several times.
About 100 Italian laborers on con
struction work of the Gallatin branch,
six miles from Butte, demanded that
two of their countrymen recently dis
charged for laziness be taken back or
they would quit work in a body, where
upon the contractor discharged' the en
tire outfit and replaced them with Amer
ican laborers. These dagos were im
ported from St. Paul. They grew
stormy soon after their discharge and
made threats of violence. Contractor
Drum, fearing trouble, went to Butte
and got Sheriff Lloyd and three deputies
to go out and keep the peace. The offi
cers found the Italians excited but
peaceable and willing to go away with
out making any trouble.
The ranchmen of the Boulder valley
were last week circulating a petition to
the governor, which was being extens
ively signed, protesting against the ac
tion of the managers of Central Park, on
the Montana Central road, in damming
up the waters of the Boulder to form
their artificial lake. The filling of the
lake at this season of the year, when
there was scarcely more than'lOO inches
of water in the stream, has cut off the
supply entirely from the irrigating
ditches and placer flumes along the val
ley, and has already caused great dam
age. They also express a fear of the
probability of a flood from the breaking
of the dam with the first freshet, and
the consequent destruction of life and
property. There is some talk of apply
ing for an injunction prohibiting the ac
cumulation of such a body of water at
the head of the narrow vallev.
Miss Fannie M. Vandervoort, em
ployed in the law office of Col. J. D. Mc
Cutcheon at Helena, was accidentally
shot Saturday afternoon. It appears
that Arthur McCutcheon, aged 16, a re
cent graduate of the Poughkeepsie mili
tary academy, and Miss Vandervoort
were in the law library, where the lady
usually performed her work. The young
man was exhibiting to her a pistol, which
she asked to be jiermitted to examine.
He held it toward her and when she
reached to take it teasingly drew it back.
She said: Oh, if you won't let me see
it, you need not." He again offered it
to her, when w'ith a quick motion she
grasped the' pistol, a self-cocking. 32
calibre Smith & Wesson, and it was dis
charged. The bullet penetrated the
right eye ball and passed back of the
orbit. It injured the brain and lodged
near the scalp an inch and a half back
of the right ear. The ball was removed,
after which the girl was conveyed to the
hospital, when the eye, which had al
ready protruded from the socket, was
taken out. Physicians have slight hopes
of her recovery, and think she will linger
a few days. Young McCutcheon imme
diately surrendered himself to the au
thorities and was admitted to bail in the
sum of $5,000. Miss Vandervoort was
stenographer of the council at the last
legislature. She came to Helena from
Minneapolis, where her parents reside,
her father being a prominent real estate
dealer there.
THE CON Vi .N TION.
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tion Makers of Montana.
Thursday. July 10. Convention was
called to order at 10 a. m. The following
reports, resolutions and propositions
.. were submitted and referred: By Eaton,
I chairman of the committee on military
sus- : affairs: That the militia of the state o'f
; Montana shall consist of all able-bodied
1 male citizens of the state between tlie
thé i ages of 18 and «»elusive, except such
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boundaries described for the proposed
appointment
of committee on irrigation: amended on
motion of Burleigh making committee
consist of eleven members; both report
and amendment adopted. Conrad of
Cascade reported for committee on print
ing, recommending employment of sten
ographer at a salary of 8Î5 per day and
20 cents for each folio transferred.which
was defeated by a vote of 39 to 34. By
Conrad, of Choteau: There shall be no
new counties established unless the as
sessed valuation within the limit?
county shall be 83,000,000 or more. No
territory shall be taken from any county
whereby it would leave said county with
less than 84.000,000 of assessed property.
Park: Providing that
hildren shall be between
8 and 14 years, and requiring at least
twelve weeks' instruction in each year;
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by any corporation or jierson in mines or
manufactories. Bv Luce, of Gallatin:
Providing that no citizen of Montana
shall be required to pav license for priv
ilege to carry on or engage in any trade.
profession, occupation or business what
ever. By Burns, of Lewis and Clarke:
That the legislature shall provide for
the construction and maintainance of a
system of irrigation, canals and ditches
in this state, said canals and ditches to
belong forever to the state, and remain
forever under its control. By Rickards,
of Silver Bow: That the legislative as
sembly shall have no power to make an
appropriation, for any purpose whatever,
for a longer period than two years. By
Field, of Park: Relating to the appoint
ment of special deputy marshals, police
men or private detectives by sheriffs,
mayors or any other persons of the state
authorized by law to make such ap
pointments: also, relating to the protec
tion of discharged employes; that if any
person, agent, company or corporation,
after discharging any employe from his
or its service, shall prevent or attempt
to prevent by word or writing of any
kind such discharged employe from ob
taining employment with any other per
son, company or corporation, such per
son, agent or corporation shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor, and shall be liable for
damages to be recovered by civil action;
that if any railway company or any
other company or corporation in this
state shall authorize or allow any of its
or their agents to black list any of its
discharged employes or attempt by word
or writing or any other means whatever
to prevent such discharged employe, or
any employe who may have voluntarily
left said company's service, from obtain
ing employment with any other compa
ny, such company shall be liable in tre
ble damages to such employe so prevent
ed from obtaining employment, to be re
covered by him by civil aofciou. 15}
Reagan, of Silver Bow: Providing
against the importation of contract lab
or and Mongolians. By A. R. Joy, of
Park: Providing against the employ
ment by corporations of any Chinese or
Mongolians, and to prevent their em
ployment upon any public work, except
in punishment for crime; all contracts
for such labor shall be void; the legisla
ture shall delegate all necessary power
to the incorporated cities and towns of
this state for the removal of Chinese
without the limits of such cities and
towns, or for their location within pre
scribed portions of those limits. The
following was offerred by Maginnis, of
Lewis and Clarke, and referred to the
committee on irrigation, to be included
in the memorial to be drafted and sent
to the congress of the United States:
Whereas, 1 he government of the United States
has customarily granted the new states all the
swamp lands within their boundaries; and
Whereas, The quantity of such land in the
state of Montana would be very limited and of
little value, and the government should deal as
liberally with this state as with our predecessors :
Resolved, That in lieu of the swamp lands the
government should grant to the state of Mon
tana all the arid lands within the boundaries, on
such conditions as may provide that the value of
such lands shall be devoted to the purpose of
constructing and maintaining reservoirs, agen
cies, ditches and other modes of reclaiming the
same by irrigation and making them productive
and valuable.
Convention adjourned to Monday at
4 p. m.
Monday, July 15.— Convention called
to order at 4 p. m. A communication
from N. W. Harris & Co. of Chicago,
asking that there be incorporated in the
constitution a plank limiting the issue
of bonds for county, town and municipal
indebtedness to five per cent, of taxable
property, was read and laid upon the ta
ble. Joyes presented a petition for uni
versai suffrage. Rickards, chairman of
the committee on education, reported,
recommending that the proposition sub
mitted by Felton for compulsory educa
tion be not adopted. Maginnis, chair
man of executive committee, made a re
l>ort which was ordered printed. The
committee on printing reported in re
gard to printing the laws for general dis
tribution, recommending that no action
be taken. Breen, chairman of labor
committee, recommended the establish
ment of a labor bureau, to be presided
over by a labor commissioner. The re
port is as follows:
Resolved, That any person or persons convict
ed of a crime in tlie state ot Montana, and while
under sentence for the same, shall not he allow, d
to labor tor any individual, company or cotpora
tiou : neither shall the state have power to enter
into agreement or contract with any individual,
company or corporation to have convicts do any
labor that will in any way compete with free
labor.
Resolved, That no child under 11 years of age
shall by anv corporation or person be employed
in either mines or manufactories in this state.
Resolved, That on and after the adoption of
this constitution by the state of Montana it shall
be unlawful for aiiy company or corporation to
pay their employes' in any other way than iu
lawful money of the United States.
Resolved, That on and after the adoption of
tliis constitution by tlie state of Montana, all
state, county and municipal work shall he done
by the day, and that eight hours shall constitute
a legal day's work for all classes of mechanics
and laborers in connection with the same.
The committee on legislative depart
ment reported in reference to the resolu
tion relative to the appointment of peace
officers and private detectives, claiming
that it did not come within their juris
diction: judiciary. Buford offered a res
olution limiting the time for county
and state officers to two terms, except as
to members of congress. The resolution
was divided and referred to the execu
tive committee and legislative depart
ment. Conrad offered a resolution cre
ating the office of state examiner. Re
ferred to committee on legislative de
partment. The president announced the
following committee on irrigation: Par
berry, Meyers, Burleigh, Kohrs, Luce,
Graves, Mitchell, Hobson, Marion, Bu
ford, Chessman. On motion of Burleigh
the convention adjour led.
Tuesday, J uly 16. -Convention called
to order at 10 a. m. Warren of Silver
Bow introduced a memorial in relation
to the Sunday law, asking that no legis
lation be enacted enforcing the observ
ance of the Sabbath-day. It states that
religious people should choose their own
day of worship and not dictate to other
creeds what day they shall observe, and
asked that the memorial presented by
the M. E. church he laid on the table;
referred to committee on preamble and
bill of rights. J. K. Toole, chairman of
committee on legislative department ra
ported adversely on resolution INo. a.y, in
was I relation to the restriction of appropria
1 tlon by legislative enactment. Kotwitt,
from committee on suffrage, reported ad
! versely on resolution No. 12, in relation
to e< l ua ' suffrage. Watson of Fergus
o'f tuade a minority report urging favorable
I legislation on the resolution regarding
tlie | printing of all general laws in newspa
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! c ' n . n " ave * ne benefit of knowing the rel*
ative acts without cost. Eaton of Park
introduced a resolution for the reduction
of the clerical force of the convention,
owing to the expense, and on the ground
that such reduction would not impede
the work of the convention. The reso
lution provoked considerable discussion,
and was lost by a vote of 14 ayes to 41
noes. The convention then adjourned
until Wednesday at 10 a. m.
Wednesday", July 17. Convention
called to order at 10 a. m. Hickman of
Madison presented a memorial asking
favorable action in relation to equal suf
_ frage. Dixon of Silver Bow, chairman
! 11 diciary committee, reported adverse
on
of
no
ly on resolution 1G, in relation to the ap
pointment of peace officers, and asked
that it be not included in the constitu
tion. Brown, chairman of the committee
on city, town and county organization,
reported adversely on resolution 18, in
relation to the length of the term of
office of town and county officers; also
unfavorably on resolution 9 by Kennedy
j in relation to the naming of counties,
or ] Galloway, chairman of committee on
boundaries, public lands, etc., reported a
1 provision defining tho boundaries and
! jurisdiction of the state of Montana,
I Botwitt. chairman of committee on suf
a
to
:
frage and rights to hold office, reported:
Section 1. All elections by the people shall be
by ballot.
Section 2. Every male person over the age of
21 years, possessing the following qualification",
shall he entitled to vote at all general elections:
(1.) He shall he a citizen of the United States.
(2.) He shall have resided in the stale one year
immediately preceding the election at which he
offers to vote, ami in the county, town or pre
cinct such time as may he prescribed by law.
Section 3. For the purpose of voting no per
son shall be deemed to have gained or lost a resi
dence by reason of bis presence or absence while
employed in tlie service of the state or the United
States, nor while engaged in the navigation of
the waters of the state of the United States, nor
while 11 student at any institution of learning,
nor while kept at any almshouse or other asylum
at the public expense, nor while confined in any
public prison.
Section 4. Electors shall in all cases, except
treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privil
eged from arrest during their attendance at elec
tions, and iu going to and returning therefrom.
'Section .5. No elector shall he obliged to per
form military duty on the days of election except
in times of war or public danger.
Section 6. No soldier, seaman or marine in
the army or navy of the United States shall be
deemed a resident of this state in consequence of
being stationed at any military or naval place
within the same.
Section 7. No person shall he elected or ap
pointed to any office in this state, civil or mili
tary, who is not a citizen of the United States,
and who shall not have resided in this state at
least two years next before his election and ap
pointment.
Sections. No idiot or insane person shall be
entitled to vote at any election in this state.
Section 9. The legislative assembly shall have
the power to pass laws excluding from the rights
of suffrage persons convicted of infamous crimes.
Section 10. The legislative assembly shall pass
laws to secure the purity of elections' and guard
against abuses of the elective franchise.
Section 11. The legislative assembly may pass
laws allowing women tlie right to hold any school
district office ami vote at any school district
election.
Section 12. No person sliall he eligible to the
office of governor, lieutenant governor or super
intendent of public instruction unless lie shall
have attained the a p r e of 30 years at the time ot
his election: nor to the office of secretary of state,
stale auditor .-tale measurer unless" he shall
have attained the age of 25 years; nor to the
office of attorney general unless he shall have at
tained the age of 30 years and have been admitted
to practice in the supreme court of the state or
territory of Montana, and be in good standing at
the Unie of his election, in addition to the
qualifications above described, each of the offi
cers shall be a citizen of the United States and
have resided within the state or territory two
years next preceding the election.
Section 13. No person shall be eligible to the
office of judge of the supreme court unless he
shall have he"ii admitted to practice law in the
supreme court of the terrritorv or state of Mon
tana, he at least 3) years of âge and a citizen of
the United Siat-s, mir unless he shall have resid
ed iu said territory or state at least two years
next "receding his election.
Section 11. No person shall he eligible to the
office if jndge of the district court unless he be
at least 25 years of age and a citizen of the United
States, ami shall have been admitted to practice
-aw in the supreme' court of tlie territory or state
of .Montana, nor unless he shall have resided in
this state nr territory at least two years next pre
ceding his election, and at the time' of his election
be a resident of the district for which he Is
elected.
Section 15. No person shall be a member of
the house of representatives who shall not have
attained the age of 21 years, or a state senator
who shall not have attained the age of 25 years,
and who is not a citizen of the United States, and,
who shall not, for at least two years next pre
ceding his election, have resided within the coun
ty or district within which lie shall lie elected;
provided, that any person who at the time of the
adoption of this constitution was a qualified
elector under the territorial laws shall he eligible
to the first legislative assembly.
Section 16. No person shall he eligible to any
county office unless he is a citizen of the United
States, nor unless lie shall have resided in the
county two years next preo'dius- his election.
Section 17. No person shall tie eligible to the
office of county attorney unless he lie admitted to
practice law in the supreme court of the territory
or state of Montana.
Calloway, chairman of committee on
public lands, reported favorably on reso
lution 8, relating to stile of school lands.
Kohrs, chairman of committee on agri
culture, reported, advising the establish
ment of a bureau of agriculture and
manufacture, toTso located in the capital
city, appintment by the governor, amt
to hold office for tlie term of four years,
and that the first legislature pass laws
for the governing and supporting of the
same. Luce, of Gallatin, presented res
olution in relation to the restriction of
the number of retail saloons; also, that
gambling of any kind be not deemed a
legitimate trade, occupation, profession
or business, and may lie prohibited by
legislation. Resolution by Brown of
Choteau, that the legislative assembly
of the state of Montana shall have ne»
power to reduce or increase the fees or
salaries of county or state officers during;
the terms of office for which they are
elected. By Hammond, prohibiting
games or gambling in any building or
room where liquors are sold. By Loud
of Custer, providing for apjiointment of
state board of railroad commissioners.
The resignation of Wm. Taylor, assissant
chief clerk, was read and accepted, and
Miss Jennie M. Merriman unanimously
elected to the position. On motion of
Warren, Hon. H. B. Blackwell was grant
ed the floor to address the convention on
the equal suffrage question at 8 p. m.
Northern Pacific Acqnlaltion.
The Northern Pacific company on
Tuesday took possession of the property
of the Northwest Central railroad, which
runs from Winnipeg to Edmundton, N.
W. T. The sale was effected some weeks
ago, but the transfer did not take place
until Tuesday. The career of the North
west Central has been checked. It has
not been completed, owing partly to the
apparent irresponsibility of the parties,
who were endeavoring to obtain the land
grants from the Dominion government,
and partly to the determined opposition
of the Canadian Pacific railroad This
road runs northwest from Manitoba,
g enetrating the vast wheat fields of the
uskatchewan »-alley.
The state commanders of Illinois,
Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana,
Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas
and Wisconsin have issued circulars ail
vising all G. A. R. men except actual
delegates to keep away from the en
campment at Milwaukee in August.
This action' has been taken owing to the
refusal of the railroads to make a one
cent a mile rate. T^e annual encamp
ment will therefore consist of only the
900 delegates instead of the thousands
that wore expected.
The American Express company has
succeeded the Wells-Fargo company up
on the Montana Central road.

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