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THE LUMP CITY MINER: LUMP CITY, MONTANA. The Lump City Miner. Published Every Saturday Morning at Lump City, Montana. A. M. WILLIAMS, THOS. T. LYON, Editors and Publishers. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: ()Da Year (in advance) .......... $2 00 One Year (when not paid in advance) 2 50 Six Months (in advance) .......... 1 00 - Stx Months (when not paid in advanc).— 1 52 Single ..... Conte ADVERTISIN RATES. Notice@ on local page nts per line for each insertion. Notices to be tited among strictly lone reading matter 20 cents per line for each insertion. No advertisement of this class taken for less than fifty cents. Spam rates in the display advertising columns, by the week, month or year, will be furnished up - \u application. All advertisers will be allowed a change of their advertisement once a month, if desired. without extra charge; but whore changes are made oftener than once a month a charge for the time conenined in changing will be made. To insure prompt attention in changes of ad- vertisements copy must be handed in not later than Thursday preceding day of Publication. Aee Acootnne Pee.tana Mozerstr. Wir.i.raws ct L:ros, Publishers. LUMP Chey, Morrr., Auorser 3, 1896. A Carload a Day. The ore output of Lump Gulch has Steadily been on the increase mince the first shipment was made until it is now averaging a carload a day. This, for a camp less than a year old and which has been largely developed by braw'n and energy, and with little aid from outside capital, speaks volumes for the camp. With the advent of capital from abroad and the opening up of the many claims which with the pros - peeing that has been done, pre- sent as fine a showing as was had upon any (,1* the mines now ship- ping ore and paying dividends in a like stage .,1 1 development--Lunap Gulch will become the greatest producer of high grade silver ore in America. It takes nerve and money to open up and develop mines, and we need more of both, and we would have them too, but for the accurs- ed policy that is being pursued by the present asinine administration at Washington in regard to silver. Happily for the interests of the people at large, of Montana in general and of Lump Gulch in particular, the term of the present unholy, iniquitous and barbarous administration is drawing to a close, the campaign of education is on, and when the ballots are counted in '96 the representatives of the Rothchilds, the agents of Wall street, the aides and abettors of those who, through 'trickery and thrift stole and bought their way into power, and are now trying to rob, bankrupt and enslave a nation will quietly fold their tents and steal away. And then, and not till then, will come that wave of prosperity, for which the farmer, the manufacturer, the miner and the laborer are so devoutly pray- ing. While the unfriends of silver threaten us with the bugaboo of contraction, exports of gold are re- sumed. Over a million in gold was sent abroad last Saturday, smaller slims having already pre- ceded this outflow. The Morgan Syndicate was understood to be pledged to stay this tide until Oc- tober, but has been unable or un- willing to perform this part of its bargain. As it was not required to use foreign gold in filling up the Treasury to its former level of safety, so in other parts of its ful- fillment of the contract it has been allowed by the government to follow the lines of least resistance. The bargain hats been easy and profitable for the syndicate, and the government is at its mercy. (iotti a Fraudulent mensure. The great recommendation of gold and silver as a standard with whieh to compare the value of commoditien, is their natural tend- ency to steadiness, for while the whole quantity of wheat ot cotton or sugar produced in any year is consumed within the year, and a crop failure Ina, make a change of 100 per cent, in price, the quantity of gold and silver produced in any one year bears only a small pro- portion to the total stock in exist- ence, and therefore a total failure of production or a doubling of production in any one year will only' have a gradual and small tendency, either to rais.. or depress their value. So long as gold awl silver were used jointly, fluctuations and con- siderable fluctuations in value oo- caned, but they were gradual and comparatively harmless, but when silver was discarded and the bur- den thrown on gold alone, gold fluctuated violently and constantly upwards. Before silver was dis- carded the value of the products of labor were measured by the total stock of both gold and silver in use as money; now they are measured by gold alone Before 1873 the value of products was measured by approximately $3,- 500,000,000 of gold and an equal amount of silver, and by mean-' of this gold and silver ( the circula- tion of which was facilitated then, as now, by the use of checks, etc.,) all exchanges of products, save those few made by barter, were carried on. Many times this gold and silver turned over during the year, and just so many times an equal 'amount of commodities changed hands. But now silver being discarded the $4,000,000,000 of gold in use as money is required to turn over the same amount of commodities as heretofore were turned over by $7,000,000,000 of gold and silver. Before 187 6 3 the total amount of commodities pressing for sale at one time, equalled in value the $7,000,000,000 of gold and -silver in use as money; now the same commodities must be measured by and sold for $4,000,000,000 of gold or remain unsold. The $4,000,- 000,000 of gold is stretched to do the work of $7,000,000,000 of gold and silver. It is like stretching the yardstick, adding to the weight of the pound, or increasing the size of the bushel, only doubly dis- honest because hidden, and many times more far-reaching because it affects all transactions. Further, population has increas- ed, and if the interchange of com- modities had not been checked by the increased cost of obtaining money, and the consequent in- creased tax on the exchange of products, transactions would ,have increased eteatly in the last two decades. Not only have prices fallen, in many instances one-half, but the volume of transactions has been curtailed, not because of ob- stacles to production, but because of the difficulty of finding a pur- chaser -for the things produced. Production has not kept pace with the growth of population, not even in the production of the necessar- ies of life. To speak of the impossibility of having two standards is begging the question. Bimetallists do not ask for two standards, but one stable standard -e-a standard based on two commodities, gold and sil ver. But by making our standard of value out of two commodities, no more gives us two measures of value than the making of one yard stick en of metal and another out of wood gives us two measures of length.—The American. The Çonsolidation. James J. Hill and his supporters in their gigantic scheme to consoli- date the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railway systems have bumped their heads against one of the corner stones of Mon- tana's constitution, and the con- cuss:on seems to hàve been so severe that they have not yet re- covered from the dazed condition into which they were * thrown. When they do it is more than likely that the scheme will be abandoned. That such a consoli- dation would be contrary to the constitution, and' against public policy is the opinion of some of our best legal minds. And besides T. F. Oakes, one of the N. P. re- ceivers has, in answer to an inquiry given out the following: Reoeivere, as officers of court, are not pieties in any way or manner to the plan against which you say publie 'sentiment le aroused, nor t, • Filly 'dais w hate ver, They will observe strictly their duty of operating the n unàer competitive conditions and for boot resulta to trust estate, and to the states through which the line runs. T. F. OAKEs. This would seem to put a quietus on the matter. Harvey Asks the World to Note a Circumstance. In his debate with Herr in Chicago, speaking of the striking out of the act of IS73, the pro- vision for a :HI grain silver dor Mr. Harvey said: \I want every man and woman in America, who wishes to preserve free govern- ment to this republic, to read the congressional record giving the words uttered in the senate on Jan, 17, 1s7:;. It shows that the silver dollar was in the bill that came from the house that was to put us on the French ratio and that the Senate agreed to it. Mr. Sherman hinieelf extolled it and said that it was a dollar that would float around the world. This dollar was agreed to by both houses and was in the bill when it went to the conference committee. The duty of the conference committee WAS to settle the disputed questions on which the two houses had dis- agreed. The silver dollar was not one of these questions, and yet the bill turns up enrolled with the sil- ver dollar erased from the bill by the conference committe. Senator Sherman and Mr. Hooper, of the house, handled the bill, and either of these two men or a corrupt clerk made the omission. The sig- nificance of this can be beet under- stood when I say that these men represented that they had re-en- acted the law of 1853, except changing the size of the silver dollars; and under the law of 1853 the' silver dollar only had free access to the mints.\ Free Silver Will Not Down. While the gold bugs of the East who wear their trousers turned up at the bottom because it rains in London, are industriously laboring through a truculent press to con- vince the public that the silver craze is dying aud that the cause of free silver is in its decadence, it is refreshing to note that the cause of bimetallism is forging to the front in England. In the late elections the Conservative party was swept into power on a tidal wave not unlike the recent land- slides which have been experienc- ed in this country. And as the leaders of the Conservative party in England are miln of prominence and influence, and are committed in no uncertain way to the cause of international bimetallism, .we shall expect to 06 ngland take the lead, and dobt an inter- national coot re e will follow. That greet good would c ome o f a n ieternation•I arrangement and agreement establishing a uniform ratio between gold and silver, none can doubt. But the United States cannot afford to wait, nor is It necessary that she should await the action of any other country cm the face of the globe. And she will not wait. The principle in valved in the cause of free silver is too great to down; the people ars engaged in studying the mone- tary question, are becoming edu cated, are harising that it is a question that any gins ot ordinary common sense can understand. They have learned in their study that the greatest, most disastrous and far reaching' panic ever ex- perienced in the United States followed the Sherman Act dein(inn- -- tizing silver, properly celed the \Crime of '73.\ They have. learn- ed that since that time all products of the soil, and all the products of human toil have steadily depreci- ated in value, while gold has ap- preciated in value, to the enrich- ment of the owners of gold and the impoverishment of the masses. 'Flue principle involved in the con- test now going on is the same that guided the Mayflower to the bleak and rocky coast of New England, that overthrew the English yokeu SPECIAL of tyranny, and that liberated four million human beings from the bondage of slavery. That princi- ple is not dead, nor will it din A people who rose up en -mass to fight for the freedom of an ignorant fellow -man will not quietly submit while a yoke of bondage is being fettered about their necks. It THE - Chicago Liquor Store Lexington Club Whiskey, AN Kessler's Beer on Draught. T. W. JONES, Prop. would be well for some of those gold bugs who are ocheniing for place and power, and who like satellites hover round the flower of English fashion, and \speak English as she is spoke, donteher know,\ to take up a history of the United States and read a few pages devoted to the civil war. ALHAMBRA SPRINGS HOTEL. A. P. PEAD, - - Lessee, L. S. MOSES, Manager. This popular resort has been leased to me for a term of years, and has been thoroughly re- fitted throughout and is now open for the accomodation of guests. Largest plunge in the West. Finest accomoda- tions. Alhambra Hot Springs, - Montana. ARLINGTON HOTEL, ll 'STREET, LEII' CITY, SONT Mrs. LENA JOHNS, - Proprietress. Transient Rates ,$2.00 per day Rates by the Week on Application. FIRST CLASS IN EVERY PARTICULAR. Large Sunny Rooms. Good Table Board. The Patronage of the traveling public solicited. Why should'ilt we Builinoon hoe make the fastest time to Oma- ha, Be Joseph, Kansas City, St. Louis and all other south- ern and southeastern points? With the shortest and beet built line and with every ad- vantage in the way of rolling stock and englnee, it would be a matter for slued,* if we didn't. But we DO H. F. HUGER, T.P.&P.A., Helena, Mont. W. W. JOHNSTON, Com'l Agt., Billings, Montana. No. 3556. APPLICATION POR PATENT. U. S. Land °Moe, Helpna. Montana, May Mat, UM. Notice is hereby given that Adelphus B. Keith and Henry G. McIntire, whose post - °thee address is Helena, Montana, have this day tiled application for patent, under the mining laws of Congress, for 1500 linear feet of the Bunker Hill Lode, and 1300 linear feet of the Mountain Client Lode, designated as surveys Noe. 4657 and 4656, respectively, situ- ated In sa unorgantviel mining district, Jef- ferson County, Montana, in Section 32, town- ship Q north, range 3 weet, which claims are recorded in the office of the Recorder of Jet- fereon County, at Boulder. Montana, and described aa follow': Beginning at eort,t•r number I of survey No. 41157, Bunker Hill I.' -le. from which the clos- ing roomer ''(Ions 5 ands, township \north r:t t \NI south 20 degrees !«'\t; and running , • • •• o.•••• 45 minutes west 400 degrees :17 minutes east • ••. • • • • • •• • -• •• it h 25 degrees 45 minute' • • s. • • • • thence south 78 degress 57 nun- '. • • •• • •• NI feet, to the plaee of beginning. venial ni lig au area of 16.56 acres claimed. Beginning at corner number 1, of survey No. eia, Mountain Giant Lode, from which the closing (wiener between section' 5 and 6, town- ship iii north, range 2 west bears south 22 de- grees let minutes west. 3797.9 feet: and running,/ thenoe north 24 degrees 45 minutes west ane.0 feet.; thence eolith 711 degrees 05 rolnntes west 1500 feet; thenee Routh 211 degrees 45 mine I. /oust filla,0 feet; thence north 75 degrees minutes east vino feet to the place of begin- ning, oontal sling an area of 20 05 acme claimed. Total area claimed 37.24 aeres, upon which a notice of said applfeetten was posted the 20th day of May, 1356. The adjoining claims to survey No. 44157 are the Reynolds loth• on the north and the Cato lode on the Routh. The adjoining claims to survey No. SIM ar e the Dandy lode on the north and the White Horse lode on the south, all uneurveyed. W. B. (X)X, Register. Date of first publication June 1st, DIM. PRICE LIST BootsANDShoes L. ARNOLD'S 114 South Main St., HELENA MONTANA Men's Bed Rrock, lace ....... . .. $3 00 Men' Bed Rock, congress 3 00 Old Men's Comfort, congress, 2 90 Old Men's Comfort, lace 2 90 Miners' One Buckle, double sole. 1 25 Best Miner,' Lace, two soles and tap 2 (X) Mono's Hip Rubber Boots, leather sole, nailed .. 0 00 Mens' Miners' Boots, nailed 2 50 Men'e Miners Boots, best sailed 3 75 Men's Hip Rubber Boots 4 25 Men's Short Rubber Boots 2 50 goods warranted as represented. Mail orders prompt attention. HOVEY & BICKEL, Civil and i\linindeers. U. S. Patents Secured. hien e i g Hid g, lielena, Mont. LUMP P la TY Mea rket LOUIS STOLL, Prop. All kinds of Fresh and Salt Meats, Sausage, Etc., constant- ly on hand. Free Delivery to all parts of the Gulch. C. C. STUBBS, Dealer in General Merchandise I carry everything needed by the Miner and Prospector. FINLEY & HOLMES Dealers in a General Assortment of Confectiongry FRUITS, CIGARS AND TO It A I ), LUMP CITY, - MONTANA. FRANK L. CURRIE, MINING ENGINEER. Titles Examined and Perfected. Ahatrarta Pnr- nimited. Surveys made. Properties, Ex- amined and Reported on. blersai Cf() TO T \ Sj110()M FOR I HE Brunette Cigar. Prooks tIc Graham, Props. LUMP CITY. MONT. Utah Assay Office E H. TRAIN, PROPRIET0e, CHEMIST AND ASSAYER ( ' Or rt1et A HIM WU 1111011 , for Any and .1 li Metele 'Nam elee ti,g(11,,r et preen rece; \ eVr011i 1.t and , arftful at tentam . Silyrr 75 ()pets. (1.,1d ar,'! iiIver $1.00 Main St., - Helena, Montana. FOOT OF BROADWAY