SILVER IN REICHSTAG.
Resolution For an International
ROSEBEET ACCUSED OP JINGOISM
Keary Laboncliorp Poos Not Like the Tre
uairr's Attitude Toward Home Knie and
the House of lairds—Minister Gray's
Body Started Home From tJie City of
Berlin , Feb. 17 —Count von Mir
bach (German Conservative) introduced
a resolution in the reich s tag instructing
the federal governments of Germany to
issue invitations for an international
monetary congress to take measures to
bring about the rehabilitation of silver
a« a circulating medium. Mirbach said
that the moment had now arrived for
Germany ta take the iniative in settling
this question which is of great import
ance. Bimetallism would cause the
raise of all prices in gold, when gold
was the currency. Agriculture would
be ruined if the present system was
maintained. America would either ab
sorb Germany's gold or adopt a pure
silver standard and capture the whole
»astern trade,. Other supporters of the
resolution indorsed the position that
Germany had taken at the Paris mone
tary conference in 1883, namely that
ehe regarded an international agreement
upon a ratio between gold and silver as
Favored by Herbert Bismarck.
Dr. Theodore Barth (German Radical
Unionists) sa» i the Brussels conference
had proved a fiasco and the conference
in Germany in 1893 was fruitless.
There was little or no connection be
tween the depression in husbandry and
and the introduction of the gold stand
ard. Count Herbert Bismarck said the
failure of the Brussels confer« nee was
partly due to the absence of an entente
between the powers which took part of
it. The Berlin conference of 1*78 ar
rived at a result because Great Britain
and Russia had previously reached a
basis for an agreement. An interna
tional entente upon the currency ques
tion would be arrived at in the course of
time and in the case of Great Britain
the feeling was growing in favor of bi
metallism. In conclusion Count Her
bert said: "It gives me great pleasure
to show how warmly my friend Balfour
lias taken up the cans« in that country. "
Herr Schoenlank (Social Democrat)
contended that the introduction of bi
metallism would lead to a fall in the
value of currency and would promise
nothing but a hopless future to the
workingman. Dr. Lieber (Center) said
the Centrists willingly supported the
measure because they saw in the pro
posed conference an attempt to remove
the difficulties in regard to the monetary
standard—a question which was of par
amount importance to commerce. Chan
cellor Von Hohenlohe delared that he
was inclined to favorable consideration
for a proposal for an interchange of
views on the subject with those states
which were concerne'
question. The delta; "
nclicr«' Dissatisfied NVith the
London , Feb. 17. —On the resumption
on the address in reply to the queen's
speech opening the session of the house
of commons Friday, Joseph Chamber
lain offered an amendment declaring it
was contrary t<> the public interest for
the time of parliament to be occupied in
the discussion of measures which, ac
cording to the minister's own state
ments. had no prospect of passage into
law. while proposals involving grave
constitutional changes had been an
nounced on which the judgment of par
liament should be taken without delay.
In speaking of his amendment, Mr.
Chamberlain said lit" refusal of the
government to disclose the terms of
their proposed resolution against the
house of lords was disrespectful to the
house. The government was tottering
and could no longer represent the inter
ests of (îreat Britain in councils of
Europe. Neither could it enact meas
ures for the enforcement of its domestic
Herbert Asquith said it would not be
the government's fault, but that of the
house of lords if the measure did not be
come a law. Henry Laboucliere said
his party was dissatisfied because a
leader, Lord Rosebery, who was a mem
ber of the house of lords, had been
planked upon them. II • blamed Lord
Rosebery for pandering to the "jingo"
party. There had undoubtedly been a
change in the attitude of Liberal offi
cialdom since the retirement of Mr.
Gladstone, both in regard to the home
rule and the position on the house of
lords. The change was due to the in
fluence of Lord Rosebery. Mr. Labou
cliere warned the government the coun
try iiad n> it changed it* view of the
question, bat demanded the abolition of
the house of lords. He urged the gov
ernment not to pursue a course which
would surely lead to disaster.
Rescued Fourteen Missionaries.
Washington , Feb. 17. —The navy de
partment lias heard from Admiral Car
penter from Chefoo to the effect the
Charleston had arrived there after hav
ing rescued 14 missionaries, and that he
bad directed the Yorktown to go to the
south coast of Shantung, China, to the
assistance of missionaries there.
Sighted a Burning Vessel.
Havre , Feb. IT.—The British steamer
Topaz, Captain Gray, at this port from
Savannah, reports that when in lati
tude 4», longitude 17 west, she sighted
a vessel about 150 feet long on fire.
There was no sign of life on board the
Scheme Is Impracticable.
City of Mexico , Feb. 17.—The at
tempt of the free silver men in the
United States to use silver by having it
coined in Mexico is impracticable. The
old Spanish system of coinage has been
abolished and the real ar.rt half real
pieces have been demonetized by law
and no longer exist.
GRAY 'S BODY STARTED HOME.
Flags to Be at naif Mast T T ntil It Crosse!
the Rio Grande.
CrTY of Mexico , Feb. 17.—United
States Minister Gray's body left today
at 9 a. m. via the Mexican Central on a
special train for his Indianapolis home,
tccompanied by Mrs. Gray and Bayard
Gray. President Diaz accompanied the
body with a brigade of soldiers to the
train. A general order has been issued
by President Diaz that all national flags
throughout the republic of Mexico shall
remain at half mast until the body has
crossed the Rio Grande river. The
president personally paid a visit of con
dolence to the legation. Mrs. Diaz
called on Mrs. Gray.
The German minister has asked his
colleagues to let their flags remain at
half mast until the body has crossed the
frontier. The city is in mourning.
Intense Cold Prevails In Europe.
London , Feb. 3 7. —Advices from the
continent show that the cold weather
prevails in the whole of central Europe.
Feasants ISnried In an Avalanche.
Vienna , Feb. 17. — An avalanche
buried several peasants at Borszescow,
Gallieia. All were suffocated.
Minister He Leon 111.
City of Mexico , Feb. 17.—Guatema
lan Minister De Leon is confined to his
bed bv a slight illness.
WHITE RÜ3BONERS IN SESSION.
The Polyglot Temperance Petition Has Ar
rived In Washington.
Washington , Feb. 17. —The opening
sessions of the W. C. T. U. convention
were held here Friday. The address of
welcome was delivered by Mrs. M. F.
Griffith, president of the District W. C.
T. U., to which Mrs. Clara C. Hoffman,
the recording secretary of the National
The principal topic of the gathering is to
call to the attention of congress and the
president as strongly as possible the im
mense polyglot petition which has ar
rived in Washington after a journey
around the world, and now it is asserted
bears the signatures of more than 8,000.
000 people of all nationalities.
Mrs. Matilda B.Carse of Chicago gave
a retrospect of the W. C. T. U. and
made a strong appeal for bonds to assist
in building the new temperance temple
in Chicago. Convention hall was
crowded by i',0;>0 persons at the evening
session, over which Mrs. L. M. N.
Stevens presided. After devotional exer
cises,conducted by Mrs. Katherine Lente
Stevenson, Mis- Anna Gordon read
Miss Francis Willard's address, the lat
ter not being present-. Both she and
Lady Somerset were detained in Boston
by an attack of the grip, but are ex
pected before the meeting closes. At
the close of the reading of Miss Will
ard's address, Miss Belle Carney de
livered an address to men. She was fol
lowed by Dr. Lunn of London and Mrs.
Baker, the national treasurer of the
Proposed Kassian Thistle Laws.
St. Pace . Feb. 17. —The Russian
thistle interstate canvention passed a
sc»ri ,v - of proposals of laws in the inter
e- -1 states as follows: A special law
relating to Russian thistle alone should
be passed; this weed should be declared
a public nuisance and every plant should
be destroyed before it matures its seed;
owners of land should b ■ compelled to
destroy the weeds on their lands; pro
visions should be made for the destruc
tion of all these weeds on all highways
and other state lands; an earnest appeal
should be made to the federal govern
ment by concurrent resolutions to se
cure a liberal appropriation to assist
those sections of our commonwealth
where it has become a scourge beyond
the control of its citizens.
Snow Storm In the Sontli.
Memphis , Feb. 17. —Reports from all
sections of the south indicate that the
snow storm has been more extensive
than ever before known. At Birming
ham some two feet has fallen and from
2 to Ki inches throughout Texas. At
Winona, Miss., a man named Thomp
son was frozen to death within half a
mile of a house where he had stopped to
warm. At Birmingham much suffering
i> reported among poor people on ac
count of the continued cold spell. Cat
tle are reported dying in great numbers.
Philadelphia , Feb. 17. —The Penn
sylvania Scotch-Irish society held its
sixth annual banquet at the Hotel Belle
vue. A large array of distinguished
guests attended. The speakers of the
evening were Secretary of the Navy
Herbert. Senator Manderson of Nebras
ka and Representatives Hatch of Mis
souri and Grosvenor of Ohio. Colonel
A. K. McClure presided.
Approved by the Governor.
Cheyenne . Wy., Feb. 17.—The gov
ernor has approved the law providing
for the acceptance and reclamation of
the 1,000,000 acres of laud granted to the
state by the government under the pro
visions of the Carey law.
Fruit Importers Assign.
New York , Feb. 17.—The schedules
in the assignment of Mat-hew Dean <fe
Co., wholesale importers of fruit, were
filed. The liabilities are $18o,529; nom
inal assets, $127,525; actual assets, $95,
Engraver Vogel Is Dead.
Munich , Feb. 17.— Johann Friedrich
Vogel, the well known German en
graver, is dead. He was born at Mus
bach, Bavaria, in 1828. In 1872 he was
made a member of the academy of fine
Municipal Suffrage For Women.
Boston , Feb. 17.—The committee on
woman suffrage of the legislature de
cided 8 to 3 to report a bill in favor of
municipal suffrage for women.
Payne Dies at Rome.
New York , Feb. 17.—Percy R. Payne,
vice president of the Delaware, Lacka
wanna and Western Railroad company,
died at Rome, Italy.
Novelties In Stationery—Fads and Fancies
More or Less In Vogue.
Certain fixed rules have prevailed and
are likely to prevail as regards letter
writing, but no law has been laid down,
even by Dame Fashion, as to what size
or shapo of paper and envelopes, what
thickness or what color is correct. Un
ruled paper is of course the only thing
possible. To write with lines implies,
to put it very mildly, a neglected edu
cation. The noto or letter stamped with
the hall mark of good breeding is gen
erally on a medium sized cream tinted
sheet absolutely without any fragrance
savo a very faint one of orris root
Bright blue paper or bright purple
has lately been shown at the stationers'
shops, paper that will fold not into
square but into oblong envelopes. It is
a fancy that will not last. Crests, mon
ograms and coats of arms are all more
or less affected, but the favorite orna
mentation on any paper is the address
stamped at the top of the first sheet in
clear, distinct letters, not script. On
the envelopes there is never anything
put. There was an attempt to have the
address also on the back of the envel
op«, but tradespeople adopted the plan
at once, and it was then tabooed as bo
ing too professional.
All sizes of paper ought to bo kept on
hand on a well appointed writing ta
ble. Letter paper of good size, note pa
per, medium and very small, and even
a few of the cards which lit- into square
envelopes should be within easy reach,
and there should also be some thin large
paper or pads for common use. Paper is
much cheaper than it used to be, so
there is very little excuse for untidy
letters written 011 half sheets and folded
into envelopes that do not at all corre
spond in color or shape.
Writing pads are capital things to
use. The finest qualities of linen paper
come in these pads of the right size to
go into the small square envelopes, and
when there are a great many letters to
be written it is much easier to write
them on a pad than to sit down at a
writing table to do it.
It is always smart looking to seal a
note or letter with sealing wax. Red,
black and pale blue are the best to use.
Postal cards are not in favor for cor
respondence. They are used only in giv
ing orders or for business purposes.
Writing with quill pens is not so
much of a fad as at one time it threat
ened to be, but clear, legible handwrit
ing should be cultivated. Colored inks
are not used. Jet black is decidedly the
thing, according to Harper's Bazar,
which is authority for the foregoing.
What the Irrigationists Want.
After a long and very animated de
bate the Denver convention adopted a
comprehensive plan for reaching con
gress. It provides that the new national
committee shall draft certain bills, the
purposes of which are to be as follows:
Repeal of desert land laws.
To withdraw from settlement all
lands, except mineral, for which water
is not accessible.
States to be permitted to select recla
mation lands as security basis for irri
gation works, titles to remain in the
federal government until it passes from
the state to the actual settler in 40 acre
State s to make hydrographie divisions
of such lauds.
States to have proper irrigation de
partments. A national irrigation com
mittee to be created. .The territories to
receive a million acre bounty provided
for arid -tates by the Carey law.
International commissions to settle
stream and water questions between the
United States, Mexico and Canada.
State legislation is recommended to
unify irrigation and water administra
tion. State conventions to discuss the
million acre state grants and their prop
tr use are proposed.
The judicial and divisional water
îontrol adopted by Colorado and Wy
aning are recommended as models.
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FURNITURE, COFFINS, REFRIGERATORS,
— BABY CARRIAGES, BEDDING AND Flin
ch' NITURE SUNDRIES
Our facilities for giving our customers its 1 »est and most
goods for the money are unequalled in Montana;
G. T. PAUL, Manager.
, Staple and Fancy ,
We keep nothing but
We buy strictly for
cash, and will
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Notice of Administrators Sale.
In the district court of the lit til .judicial dis
trict. State ot Montana, in and ior 1 lie
County ot Madison.
In the matter of the estate of
Christopher Kingery defeased.
Notice is hereby given, that 1, William
Taylor, administrator ol the estate ot
Christopher Kingerv. will sell at public
sale 011 March 5, 1895, the lollowing des
cribed real estate.
The west ball ol south east quarter and
east halt ot south west quarter of section
28 111 twp 0, south ot range 1 west, contain
ing IGO acres, more or less, together with
improvements thereon, consisting ol the
dwelliug house, stables, out-houses, lenees,
etc.. together with all the tenements and
other improvements thereou, and also the
water and water rights, ditch and ditch
rights belonging or appertaining thereunto.
Terms hall cash in hand with six months
time at ten per cent, with mortgage lor
Sale to take place at the residence ot de
First publication Feb. 2, 18!t5. 15-i
Notice to Creditors.
Estate of William J.Norwood,deceased. No
tice is hereby «iven by the undersigned admin
istrator of tiie eitaie of William J. Norwood
deceased, to the creditors of and all persons
having claims against the said deceased, to ex
hibit them, with the necessary vouchers, with
in four months alter tile first publication of
this notice, to the said administrator at tils
citlice in the city of Virginia, county of Madison,
state of Montana.
Dated at Virginia City, this 3othday of Jan
uary, lssU5. m
JULIAN A. KNIGHT.
Administrator of the said estate.
First pub. Feb. 2, 18 'J.V 15-6
C rder to Show Cause.
Iu tne district court ot the tilth judicial dis
trict ot the State ot Montana in and tor
the County ot Madison.
In the matter of the estate
of John S. ßartrutf, deceased.
It appearing to this court by the petition
this day presented and tiled by Julian A.
Knight, administrator ot the estate ot John
S. Bartruff deceased, that it is necessary to
sell the whole ot the real and personal
property, ot said estate, to pay the debts of
decedent and the expenses and charges ot
It is therefore ordered by this court that
all persons interested in the estate ol de
ceased. appear betöre the said court on the
23 day ot February, A. D. 1895, at the hour
ot ten o'clock a.m. ot said day, at the court
room ot said court, in the City ol Virginia,
County ol Madison, State ot Montana, to
show cause why an order should not be
granted to the said administrator to sell all
ol the real and personal property ot said
estate, and that a copy ot this order be pub
lished lor lour successive weeks in the
Mapisonian , a weekly newspaper publish
ed and printed in said county.
Dated Jan. 23d. 1895. 14-5t.
Order to Show Cause.
lu the district court of the tilth judicial dis
trict ot the State ot iloutaua, in and lor
the County ol Madison.
In the matter ot the estate ol Dennis Col
It appearing to this court by petition
this day presented and tiled by lias Roches
ter, the administrator ol the estate ot
Dennis Collins, deceased; that it is neces
sary to sell the whole of the real estate ot
said decedent to pay the debts of decedent
and the expenses and charges ol adminis
It is therefore ordered by this court that
all persons interested in the estate ot said
deceased, appear before 1 he above named
court 011 Monday the 25th day ol February,
1895, at the hour ol 10 o'clock a. m. ol said
day. at the court room ol said court, at the
coiirt house in Virginia City. County ot
Madison, State ol Montana, to show cause,
il any they have, why an order should not
be granted to said administrator to sell so
much ol said real estate as shall be neces
sary, and that a copy ol this order be pub
lished lour successive weeks in the M adi
sonian , a newspaper printed and published
in said county.
Dated this first day February. A. D. 1895.
J. E. C ai.i.away , Clerk.
Atty. lor petitioner.
First pub. Feb. 2,1805. 15-1
To Whom it May Concern.
U. S.LAND OFFICE AT
B ozem an , Montana, Dec. 27 1801
Notice is hereby given that the Northern
Pacific Railroad Company has tiled in this
office a list of lands situated in towhships
described below and has applied lor a pat
ent for said lands; that the list is open to
the public lor inspection, and a copy there
ol by descriptive subdivisions has been
posted in a convenient place in this office
lor the inspection ot all persons and the
south ani) west
Townships fi and 7 south range 1 west.
Township T 60utb. range 2 west.
Township 8 south, range 1 west.
Towuships li and 7 south, range 1 east.
Townships 1, 2. 3, 4, 5 and 0 south range
Townships 1, 2 and I south, range 2 west.
Within the next sixty days lollowing the
date ol this notice, protests or contests
against the claim ol the company to any
tract or subdivision described in the list on
the ground that the same is more valuable
tor mineral than agricultural purposes, will
be received and noted lor report to the gen
eral land office at Washington, D. C.
C. I\ BLAKELEY.
John F. Atbury , Register.
First pub. Jan. 5 1895. ll-10t.
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