# Jefferson County Sentinel (Boulder, Mont.) 1885-1899, September 16, 1887, Image 1

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rt.( JEFFERSON COL:NTY SENTINEL. V L. 3. NO. 6. The Pioneer Newsspaper cot acetreroson County —A kl anally Journal—inclependeitit In Polities. BOULDER, MONTANA, FRIDAY. EPTEMBER 16. 1887. 1 , ER Y I -7.A It .„ ho Northwestern! Owing to the fact that our store is about to be rebuilt, remodelled and a;m: mrged, we have decided until the above &here -ices, are completed, to ayarything in our lin• at from 10 to 20 per cent. below regular priests., vr A the time to buy your Spring outfit! Our stock is complete, and are rassi•ing new goods right along. Before buying Clothing and Fur- _ cammomg Goods be inre and call at THE NORTHWESTERN. ----zlitn.'snio3k, Opposite Grand Central Hotel, M. rr. 7 1).GROESBECK, p pa Cook,Heating ROM ll d L i U and Camp IIR,CD1NT, Nails 1 . Giant POWDER, CAPS and Fuse, ( 31R.CDCICP.;Y\ Lamps, Chandeliers, Sash, Doors and Mouldiugs , Plated Ware, Glassware and - Bar Goods. a g ants for the Celebrated Buckeye Force Pumps and Shutler Wa g ons, - TIN ci 1F I01) In coneection where all kinds of Job work end lie - pairing will be done rirOpposite Court House, 'Boulder ▪ Montana, Cgt.. CU. Opposite Court House, DEALERS IN Wines, Boors, Liquors and Cigars, II:tve on hand awl constantly clrry in stock Champagnes, 1 1•,.t - A, Mine Wines, Port, Sherry, etc., etc., Philip Best's - Mil. v ExpIrt Beer, pure hand -made sour mash whiskies of I , l'it.); distilleries seven years old, Guckenheimer rye, Scotch 1 Ir;-411 whiskies, gin, rum and fruit brandies. Family liquors, nil pqr-, a specialty. Imper ted Fancy Drinks! Cigars of all Grades! so a fine --impIe room in coaneetioa is which only the CHOIC- - \ it mODS .: • cand!ed. •-eoseseessemseaso_____. ,,, d V . 011011011, 1i 116-Fullisild ! • _Jo - alder HOT Springs „wrful Curative Properties ! IN ALL CARES OF ...cular and Inflummatory Rheumatism, n.:n g , Constitutional Weakness, and General Debility. PLEASANT RESORT I . • TIOTEL AND BATHING ACCOMMODATIONS. • . fine-cles;1 D rhysieian R IRA A. ].EIGHTON .For full information address, ge from Helena, Butte, Wickes, Elkhorr, Comet, and all Points in the Territory. Terms moderate. 9 Is constantly in attendance. TROTTER & KEENE, Boulder, Mont. The Windsor House. \-. • TROTTER, Prop's. BOULDER, Mont. 1 - e - Everything 30> I ) PER WEEK, $7 00 DAY 2.00 GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL FRA NI FARNH AN, Proprietor, Newly Bilhlt, Italy Furnished Throughout and Centrally Located. THE LE4DING- HOTEL IN BOULDER. The Tables are Supplied with the Best in the Market. BOARD AND LODGING$7.00 BOARD PEW DAN' • • 1.50 Sto.ires owl 411 Potntsi Stop tat This Rotel. ESTABLISHED 1867. No. 1341.D. • Just Arrived! ! 1st Nationanank STOVES ! OF HELENA. U. S. DEPOSITORY. Paid up Capital, $500,000 Surplus and Profits 325,000 DIRECTORS: S. T. Hauser, Prest. A. J. Davis, Vice Pr. E. W. Knight, T H .KI eirmehmidt, Cashier, Asst Cash. A.. AL Bolter, John C. Curtis, H. M. Parchen, R. S. Hamilton, J. H. Ming. C. P. Higgina, T. C. Power. LEES TAYLOR, Carpenter&Builder All kinds of Doors and Window Frames, Stairs, Counters, Etc. made to Order. Plans, Specifications and Estimates prepared. BOULDER, Mont. F. McGOWAN, PRACTICAL Brick and Stone MASON. He has secured the best brick -maker In Butte, and ye ill have BRICK FOR SALE at$10 per thousand. B 0 IT lo E , M. T. CHARLES ENGLUND, PRACTICAL Boot and Shoemaker, BOULDER, MONTANA. Mr. Englund has permanently located among us, and those wishing anything in his line will do well to call. Repairing Neatly Done, Boots and Shoes made to order. Satisfac- tion guaranteed. • The Neatest and Most Pleasantly Located Hotel in the City. HELENA, Mont. Three doors above P. 0. - moil sq. - Tat:wow enu -THE WINDSOIW- STABLES A. C. Quaintance, Prop'r. Finest Turnouts in the City! Horses Boarded by Week or Month! Hay and Grain For Sale. BOULDER, : MONTANA. 0 11ie B1711111111 41 1 17101)111111 isionod Dept. and norek. ooell year. war 312 page% tiN,.. a 113. 1 Ineiseawith over 3 000 illustrations -S w 1 / 2 sola Pfetars Gallery. GIVidl Wholsoal• Prier* direst kil 00••••••11 1411.11 on all good. tbr personal or fasany sae. Tells how In order, and giros auaet tweet of e•ery thing yam nos, oat, drink, wear, or bare fna with. Those ILNVALUABLII 111001U9 eoutaln hafornaation gleamed front the eaarlkets of the world. Ws will nia/1 a copy PRIM to any a4. dross apart receipt of 10 et.. to defray •xpessee of mailing. Let as hear front yoa. Respectfully, MONTGOMERY WARD & CO. air dc $9 Naimoli A.veusaa Chicago. V.$200,000 IN PRP:SENT/I GIVZ:t •191.Y. Send us 5 cent,' poetage, and by mail you will get FRES a package of goods of large value, that will start you in :work that will at once bring you in money :faster than anything else in America. All :about the $200,000 in presents with each 'box. Agents wanted everywhere, of either sex, of all ages, for all time, or spare time only, to work for us at their own homes. Fortunes for all workers absolutely as- sured. Don't delay. H. HALLIBTT lb co_, Portland, Maine The Palace. Fine Wines, Liquors and Ci g ars Imported Wines and Brandies a Specialty M3 I 1RAD FRANK F.WiL(AII, Prop. A Vull Line or Heating & Cook- ing Stoves at Hel- ena prices. Hardware & Tinware a Specialty. Repairin g Done Neatly & Quickly. Main Street, - - Boulder, Mont. E. THOMAS & CO. ENOCH HODGSON, Manufacturer of Lumber and Shingles! Sawmill near Beavertown I am prepared to furnish MINING TIMBERS on short notice; Also deal In all kinds of /3RE.SSE.13 I.UNI131111. ENOCH HODGSON, Jefferson City. WM. H. PIERCE, Manufacturer and Dealor in Lumber, Lath Shingles. Sawmills on Muskrat and McCarter creeks. MINING TIMBERS A SPECIALTY Carried at BOULDER CITY. A. S. KELLOGG, A g ent. Wean on us for Reduced Prioes. ,BASIN.HOTEL Basin, Montana. Henry Joyner, Proprietor. -- Raving Just bought and refitted the hotel at Basin we are now prepared to furnish the best accommodations to the traveling public. Feed and lodging also for horses and excellent care given them. Ileuben Warren, Livery RH Feed STABLE Carria g es, Bu gg ies, Saddle Horses, Double Teams and Everything in The Livery Line. BOULDMII CITY, MONTANA A. BRADLEY* 13 1-2 Alain St., ▪ Helena. Jeweler, Watchmaker I•T —AND----- G P1A_ 7 . 7. M Pd. Repairing and Manufacturing Watches cleaned for$1.50, and other work in proportion. rIrAgent for Luclinious Door Plates. Post Office Store! BOULDER, MONTANA. Stationery, Toilet Articles Ci g ars and Tobacco, Fruits and Con- fectionery, also a fine supply of ALBUMS AND PORTMONAIPS A choice variety of everything in the stationery line always in stock. Ed. MoSORLEY, Proprietor. CHARLES POND, Baker and Confection:.r. And Dealer in Chinese and Japanese Goods. FANCY PORCELLINE ani C IT I i\T _A_ W A. 77 - 1;: CIGARS and TOBACCO. Boulder City, - M Odds ore onsos. as lbwsb. wens Is 71000•0 & C.., 1.0011004. Mo.* ken, tau totornosies eh. eerk Idles les, see ea sod l.114 Tang 1' 50f 11/1 gm 4.. .0111114 6 1101111 i an, . ?we &!..: is i 4.. f • -- I• 4.11 4.0 4 5- um Wm, L'* • ,, ra ontialftra ▪ -, , „.„.„ GOLD W18 LAWTON LETTER. [From our 'Regular Correspondent.] WssiktNGroN, D.C., Sept. 2. The last r incelin g to paralyze the Anglomnani# and admirers of royal- ty, who are* . too numerous in this city, is the Thakor Sahib of Limdi, \from India's coral strand,\ who, with his retinue of servants, arrived on a visit a day or two since. His royal nibs, though a vassal of Vic- toria, claims to be an absolute sover- eign over a principality about the size of England, being in the presi- dency of Bombay. All the local military companies, and quite a ormeourse of citizens as- sembled at the B11611:40 and Poto mac depot mettight or two since to exterrel a cordial welcome borne to the Washington Light Infantry, after their week in camp on the beach at Atlestic City. This occa- sion showed, as had often been the case before, that whatever else might fail as a great popular attraction, a military demonstration, even of a trivial character, sets Washington half wild almost en masse. One might have supposed that these holi- day soldiers, who have never seen a hostile flag, were fresh from some sanguinary field crowned with the laurels of \grim -visaged war,\ when, as a matter of fact, the gallant youths had only been waging war for one little week against mutton chops, codfish balls, clams, crabs, Jersey mosquitos and moon -struck maidens. The recent railroad disasters were perhaps blessings in disguise, and may ultimately bear good fruit in congress, as Senator Butler, of South Carolina, who was in one of the col- lisions, has, by personal experience, been brought to a vivid realization of the perils of passengers and the necessity of special legislation for their protection, and also to provide chat railroad men shall not be over- worked, which proposed legislation will be offered RS an amendment to the interstate law. The senator was originally opposed to this bill, but his recent adventure and the fact that has but one leg anyhow has brought him to its support in around turn. - The political quid nuncs have been aroused from their summer languor by the visit of -Speaker Carlisle to the capital, but that distihguished gentleman declares in an interview that he is simply here on depart- mental business, and that no political significance whasever attaches to his presence in the city, and he further states that be knows nothing of the democratic conference about newstopor- hive had so 1 , ;.'4!: u.s lee a discovered in the United States treasury, this timeeon account of the paymasters of the army, many of whose balances have been found to be crooked. From a casual investigation of the books of the accounting officers of the treasury, it is shown that a num- ber of these army paymasters have not had a full settlement with the government in four or five years. Some of the bonds of the defaulting officials have expired, and the out- come will probably be the loss of several thousand dollars to the Unit- ed States and a number of officers degraded. The supreme councii of the Amer- ican Legion of Honor has just ad- journed after an unusually pleasant and interesting meeting in this city. A new feature intiaxluced into their financial economy, is the guarantee fund of $500,000, to be accumulated from assessments of the benefit fund from time to time. It is believed that a trust fund of$800,000 will be accumulated irm two years. Summer is -the favorite season of suicidal mania, and I belive 'Wash- ington heads- tire list it) suicides. SeIf-niurder here is a common occur- rence; in two days this summer I know of three Attempts at suicide__ two of which were successful. Some of the victims are dismimssd govern- ment clerks; others are cranks or penniless strangers, and some are residents of the city who become de- spondent and do not think life worth living. Only this week the police arrested a recently discharged got'. - • . ut clerk who had just shot and was wildly flourishing • wo iistols, to the imminent peril of Minily and his lamrdlady. President Cleveland has wit hdra von to the seclusionof Oakview for sev- eral weeks' vacation, and announces his iaireose not to visi• the White }:. .L•• • •ex eet • Y.: , sreorry• I. :ion, isjel . kose, for 4,49 the chief magis- 1 trite, the cabinet amid congress, the I civt's chief attravions are gune. THE WOMEN'S COLUMN. Twenty thousand women Knights of Labor are organized, in the city of New York alone, for mutual protec- tion. Like the fabled Amazons, they are ready to assert and defend their rights, but not, as they did, with the sword. They will be com- pelled to demand the ballot for their own defense, and when they do, the great army of organized labor will rally to their side. ADMINISTRATIVE ABILITY OF WOMEN. I have been much impressed in reading historical studies of nations with which we are little acquainted, at. the frequency with which I came across instances of high administra tive ability on the part of women. shown under circumstances where we have little reason to look for it. I recently stumbled upon an instance in the history of China at the present time. Some fourteen years ago the Em- peror Tung Chi died without issue, and a council of princes chose the present emperor, Kwang Hsu, a child three years of age, as his suc- cessor. The management of the empire during his minority passed into the hands of two empresses dowager—the mother and aunt, re- spectively, of the deceased monarch. The two sisters, as eo-regents, car- ried on the government with unusu- al vigor and success till 1881, when one of them, the \empress of the eastern palace,\ died, leaving the whole power in the hands of her sis- ter, Tzu Hsi, \empress of the western palace.\ Now' the instances would be rare in which the absolute power over a vast empire could be shared equally by two men without harm to the efficiency of the government. History shows that double rulerships, as well as triumvirates, are apt to prove disastrous in their conse- quences, and it is evidence of much unselfishness as well as ability upon the part of these ladies, that their joint rule should be successful. But the survivor's reign has been even moore distinguished, and I read in General Wilson's recent work on (bin a that \it is asserted by the best informed foreigners in Pekin that she has proved herself to be the ablest ruler of Chi ma since the days of Klenlung,\ whose reign was con- temnporaneous with the life of George Washington. She is fifty-three years of age, and is said to give the closest personal attention to public business. She has never been seen by a foreign official, and, so far as is known, takes no notice or account of their doings. Yet she is supposed to be a liberal, or to incline toward liberalism and progress in her ideas. She has seen the entire country restored to peace amid comparative prosperity under her rule, and her dominion, at the surrender of it to her ward, on the 5th of February, 1887, was undis- puted to the very outermost limits of the empire. And yet the women of China are cut off from educational alvantages equal to tl nee of men; they are kept in Oriental seclusion from early youth, and less ought to be expected of them than of men. Yet the expe- rience of China seems to be the same as that of other countries. In the few cases where women have been invested with administrative func- tions, they have, as a rule, been emi- nently successful. I have read of late in several arti- cles written by anti -suffragists, ar- guments drawn from the supposed incapacity of the female mind for the higher kinds of intellectual activity. It is repeated, ad nauseam, that wo- men have never originated any great intellectual movement, have never written any epic or dramatic master- pieces, etc. Now, if this were true, t ng it foolish ti trg i n 3 it, (though a very poor one) for passing a law forbidding all women from writing epic or dramatic poetry and originat- ing great intellectual movements; but it would not seem to be a good argument for excluding her.from ad- ministrative duties, which are fields of usefulness for which she has shown a special aptitude wherever she has been tried; yet these are the only do- mains mom which she is excluded to -day by the inconsistency of legis- lation framed wholly by the other Wieloam D. FOULK. wASHINGTON TERRITORY. James G. Clark. the sweet singe-, author of many ballads,and associate editor of the Minneapolis Spectator, has been spending sonic time in -on Tersitory. H., writes: . , 1 ,-, an almost ?. - !.:. , ._.:Is c )i:,!.!!. • ,:. _:-. ,t1:0 in- ..- in I....;',. o7m: e . •, mean* comer • g woman suffrage in former homes, or Washington Territory. Intelligent names in the States. 1 eision, pronouncing \uncoustitstion- cornpetencrf to accomplish the !moll men of all classes condemn the de- Mr. Chairman, I recognize my in - sex. gl\ a measure whirh has dune more to civilize and humanize society here than all other laws combined. The day of reckoning is coming, and when it comes the judges will mourn over their folly. \Rum did it.\ Woman's vote was not for sale at the saloons, and hence, woman as a voting quanity was in the way of politicians whose success depends upon making political cur- rency of the franchise; and the \con- stitution,\ that venerable and bald- headed old hum -bug, that was so of- ten and so successfully appealed to in the time of chattle slavery—was made to put its big and unclean foot npon the necks of one-half the citi- zens of Washington Territory. And none of our great party organs have uttered a protest against a gigantic wrong which, if it had been perpe- trated upon the black men of any southern state, would have raised a howl from every republican sheet in America. JAMES G. CLARE. AN OBJECT LESSON. It is not supposed that the major- ity of men are intentionally unjust to women. They accept custom and the force of tradition, amid leave wo- men at evem y disadvantage politically, without much thought about it. They need an object lesson. What more opportune occasion for this than the centennial observance of the adoption of the constitution, in Phil- adelphia, on the 17th inst.? Let Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, Mary A. Liv- ermore, Lucretia Mott's daughters, and Mary Grew appear somewhere in the great audience, seated with Chinese men and unpardoned cril- nals from the state prision. Let a banner over say: 'Political Equals.\ Then, in the procession, let the army of educated women graduates of our schools arid colleges follow behind the still larger army of ignorant, un- washed men who are all voters, and let these women bear a banner with the words: \We follow our political superiors.\ Mrs. Cleveland, Mrs. Garfield and Mrs. Hayes should be in this procession. Would not such an exhibit open blind eyes to the de- gradaiion of women? Would they not see what the state loses, when all male scalawags out of prision may vote and no good women may do so. LCCY STONE. WOMAN'S COURAGE AT CHATSWORTH. The Chicago News says: \From the stories of eye -witnesses, the conduct of the women at the railway accident at Chatsworth was extremely creditable. Those who died met death with heroic bravery, and those who were fortunate enough to escape did so after rendering those about them all the aid possible. There are some who are made strong. by great dangers or emergencies. The Chatsworth women are of this sort, and dozens of them had hardly extracted themselves from the wreck before they busied themselves carieg for the wounded amid smoothing the pillows of the dying. The attending physicians attribute the recovery of a great many solely to the minister- ing care of the noble and unselfish women.\ Col. Botkln on Montana. In responce to the toast, Montana —\The common shrine at which the oldest pioneer and youngest pilgrim is aim equally devoted worshipper,\ Col. Alex. C. Botkin made the fol- lowing speech at the meeting of the Pioneers' society at Helena: Ladies and gentlemen: In my as- pirations to be a pioneer I seemed to have played in hard luck. I was born in Wisconsin at a very early stage of its existence as a territory, but when the pioneers of that state organized their association I found that I had (idled by a few months to get myself born seen enough to be eligible for n.embership. Coming to Montana. I discovered that I was barred by a proviso of the constitu- tion of your society, which you had placed beyond the reach of amend- ment. Now, to punish your pride and exclusiveness, I wish to remind you that \pioneer\ is a relative term, amid that if you were to compare yourself to Lewis and Clarke . you are only pilgrims and you ought to be looking at your feet to see if the blis- ters are still there. Proceeding up- on these lines, when your ranks have thinned, as, alas! they must, I intend to organize a society to be called the \Deputy Pioneers of Montana,\ and I will include in this organization all those who came into this territory on a hull teani or a jerky, they being bouad together by the recollections of common suffering. We will per- mit no one to ask what the reasons were that induced us to leave our what were Our which yeu have given me in respond ing to Montana. I cannot forget that we have an area of 114,000 square miles, or over 19,006,000 of acres; that within that area we have miner- al richer and more varied than ami t y other portion of the globe; that oel^ valleys and hillsides, with their won- derful fertility of soil, could produce . food for an unlimited populatioe that we have a people equaled by few for their intelligence, cultivation energy amid enterprise; that we have. \The splintered ridge That parts the northern showers;' That we have the heada of two mighty streams of water communica; tion; that theirs is the pert to tell the world that the vast domain through which they flow is and shall forever be one and inseparable. This is but simple recital of facts that are within the knowledge of us all. But when we confront or estimate what the fu. ture will be, the boldest imagination may wisely halt. Among the class of men who are recognized as bene- factors of their race, give the fore- most rank to founders of empires; and you, who, through toil, hied - ships and privation, have made the present actual and the future possi- ble, will have upon the future of Montana a prouder monument than \storied urn or animated bust.\ This . is a fitting connection for that which should be urged in season and out of season,until our just demand is cow: plied with, the demand for the ad- mission of Montana into the Union of the States. We have recently been visited by a number of emineet con- gressmen from the east, and I wonm:. dered when they saw this city, with it dhurches and school houses, sind all the appliances of an advanced civ- ilization; of a commonwealth of 150- 000'souls, equal to them in thrift amid enlightenment, I wonder how they would reconcile it to their sense of right that this people should be lie: prived of some of the most precious rights that attach to AmeriCan citi- zens. It is a happy circumstance that you have with you to -night a Samuel Adams and a Pittrick Henry.' who will not fail to reiterate the de- mand that the people of the west shall be emancipated from their colo- nial condition, and that before these pioneers about me shall have passed aways and gave place to another gent' oration, they shall be permitted to stancre'rect in the full stature of po- litical manhood. Mr. Chairman, I close by expressing the hope that through all the successive changes that are to be, Montana will prove loyal to her traditions, and worthy of her pioneers. A Successful Cast. A San Francisco dispatch of the Ath inst. says: The casting of the stem of the United States cruiser Charleston, new building here, has been successfully ac- complished. The steel stem post wai cast June 22, but the casting of the stem was the greatest feat, the stem weighing fully 16,000 pounds. It is said to be the largest casting ever made on the coati nent. Grand Central Hotel 1 - 1T__,Mi\T_A, RFLD & RINDA, The Leading and only First-class hotel in Helena. Prices reasonable. Everything New and, of the La- test style. - - MAIN ST. Jefferson Market. A. C. QUA1NTANCE, Dealer in Fresh Beef, Mutton, Pork, Sausage, Fish, etc. In fact arm7thine usually kept in a first- class meat market,. Meat Supplied to all Railroad and Tie Camps at Reasonable rates. Ulf - Orders solicited and goods delivered . OretTermon City, Mont. BOULDER CITY Saddle and Harness SHOP John F. Sheehy, Prop•r, .•Oivine purcha..ed a stock of harne.ss leather and mounting. I am now prepared to make anythiue in the above line to or der. All work warranted hand -made aLl DO charge if not satisfactory. Buggy Trim:sing Doae to Order. Obtained, and all Patent Business attend- ed to promptly aid for moderate fees. Our office is epposite the 15. S. Patent Office, and we can obtain patents in leas time than those remote from WatthingIon. Send model or drawing. We advise as to pat- entability free of charge,.and as make a* charge unless patent is se -cured. We refer here to the Posttnaster, the Supt. of Money Order Dir., and to ofticials of the U. S. Patent office. For circular; advice, tertns and references to metes) di: cots In your own State or .county. write tit A. S'Nt , W & e.70o Op Pe:tent ()Me. , W'siolierem•

Jefferson County Sentinel (Boulder, Mont.), 16 Sept. 1887, located at <http://montananewspapers.org/lccn/sn84036046/1887-09-16/ed-1/seq-1/>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.