The Montanian (Choteau, Mont.) 1890-1901, November 06, 1891, Image 2

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. THE MONTANIAN. PubHshsS Ewsry Friday Evaning at Chota»«i, Chotaau Co., Montana. S. M. CORSON, Editor. the first laws of Nature. A cam­ paign of education has always brought the people to see things as they are and not as some peo­ ple represent them to be. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION. BY MAIL— POSTAGE PREPAID. O b * copy, one year (In Advance) ............. $ 3 00. Six Month* ........ “ ................. ISO- Three M onth*... .* ................ i w* Single Copies.... \ ............... 10. Advertising Bates on Application. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6,1891. NEWSPAPER LAW. A postmaster is required to g ive official n otice (returning a paper doea not satisfy the law) when a subscriber does n o t take his paper from the office, and to state the reasons for its being taken, and a neglect to do bo makes the post­ master responsible to the publisher fo r the payment. Any person who takes a paper from the poet- office, whether directed in bis name or in that o f another, o r whether he haa subscribed o r not, is responsible for the pay. If a person orders his paper discontinued, he must pay all arrearages, or the publisher may continue t o send it until payment is m a de, a n d collect the w h ole amount Whether it be taken from the office o r not. There can be n o legal discontinuance u n til the payment is made. I f the subscribe orders his paper to be stop­ ped at a certain time, and the publisher con ­ tinues to send it, the subscriber is bonnd to pay for it i f he takes it out o f the office. The law proceeds npon the ground that a m a n m u st pay for what he uses. The courts have decided that refnsing to take newspapers and periodicals from the postoffice is prima facie evidence o f intentional fraud. T he Campbells have com e and ——gone. W here are the Campbell’s going, now? W ould it not be suicide to ig nore the first law of Nature? W herever protection was made the political issue this fall Bill McKinley has been in it. T hat ’ s right! Give us a campaign of education every time. Truth is never injured by enlighten­ ment. D e m o c r a t i c Prediction and Re­ publican Affirmation The—Failure and Fulfilment Thereof’ is the title o f a work just out in Ohio. L ieut . B eacom , Third Infantry, is on the recruiting service at the Blackfeet agency. He is enlisting the young Piegans for a term of three years service in the regular army, and has so far has secured some eight or ten of these young braves. In this the government seems to have adopted, thé idea that the cheapest way to make the Indian peaceable is to train him in the art o f war. T he democracy claims to have been conducting “ a campaign of education” in Ohio and which was to have spread all over the United States» and Great Britain next year. Tuesday the first examina­ tion was held in that state, and revealed whatever advances may have been made in educating the people in their Free Trade theory. Education in America and educa­ tion in England is two different things. T he Chinook Opinion comment ing on our Town Improve'ment corporation last week says: “ The people o f Choteau are surely wide- a-wake and their action is a good ex­ am pie, which we would like to see followed by the people o f Chinook. Wake up, citizens and keep mov­ ing.” Thank you, Brother, for calling the attention of your people to the fact that oui people are doing something commendable. It may stir up â bit of healthy rivalÿ be- tweén the two towns. TH O S E TWO IN T E R V IEW S . H elena did not get the National Educational association te meet there next year. Saratoga, N. Y., was the winner in the triangular light. Too bad ! I n a warm climate people ap­ pear more as they are than where the thermometer runs low, yet there is much more deceit about the former than the latter. ____________ *_ _______ V ol . I. No. 3, “ The People,” is the latest venture in Montana journalism. It is a neatly printed and newsy paper, and is published at Butte, by The People Pubish- ing Co. T he election in Ohio Tuesday, where “ Protection” and “ Free Trade” doctrines were the issues, clearly demonstrates that the peo­ ple are tally imbued with the first law of Nature. B y 1892 the scales of supersti­ tion will have fallen from thous­ ands of eyes and Henri Watter- son’s alleged Star-eyed Goddes of Reform will be seen in her naked­ ness, a shrivelled and senseless old hag o f iniquity. T he people of Ohio are not so cowardly as to wilfully disobey For a long time now the demo­ cratic press has been publishing all sorts of stuff and nonsense about the tin plate factories o f the United States being frauds, etc. None have been louder in crying down these enterprises than the Great Falls Tribune, particularly that o f Niedriughaus Bros, of St. Louis. That paper claimed that that no tin plate was being made in , this country, and that none would be made, nor were there any preparations being made to make it other than a few pots and kettles. The Tribune was putting out these things as truths, know­ ing them to be lies. The republi­ can press on the other hand, claimed that tin plate was being made and that large manufactur­ ing establishments were being built to increase the- production of tin plate. The other day H. L. Niedring- haus, of St. Louis, was in Great Falls and accorded representa­ tives o f the Leader and the Trib­ une an interview. Both had an equal show to learn of the great tin plant at St. Louis, but the Tribune man keeps shy o f the sub ject, as is shown by the interview below, which we give entire: “ H. L. Niedringhaus, of the Home Land & Catt le Co., arrived in the city yesterday. In conver­ sation with a Tribune reporter Mr. Niedringhaus remarked that it had been a first-class year for cattle men and that they were accord­ ingly feeling very good. His com pany had, he said, shipped about 12.000 head and will ship about 30.000 more. The ranch will not, however, be in the least decimated by the lot as 10,000 head have been brought up from Texas. In remov­ ing these the popular modern cus­ tom of shipping was not followed, the company adhering to the time honored custom of driving the bel lowing Texans the entire way. It is tho gentleman’s first visit to the city for fourteen months and. just as do the many others, he notices great changes. The Bach-Cory block was starting at that time and the Tod, Cory and Townsite blocks had not started yet. “ Wern’t you surprised to see these changes?” was askedi “ No, I knew this was to be a f reat city. It is one naturally. he advantages are such that with very little fr«*m man it will even tually be a big town.” Mr. Niedringhaus came yester­ day from his ranch and leaves to­ day for Helena. From there he will return to his home in St. Louis. Following are a few extracts from the Leader man’s interview with Mr. Niedringhaus. Further comment is unnecessary: H. L. Niedringhaus, o f St. Louis, a member of the great manufac­ turing firm of Niedringhaus Bros., proprietors of the St. Louis Stamp ing works, who omploy over 2,000 men in their iron and tin plate works at St. Louis, is in Great Falls. In conversation with a Leader reporter, who asked him for some information about tin plate. Mr. Niedringhaus said: “ Certainly, tin plate, the bright plates as well as terne plate or roofing tin, is manufactured in this country. We have been ma­ king both for the last six months and using the bright tin plate in manufacturing tin ware. We only made twenty-five boxes per day, however, as we were to some extent experimenting. We have built a new tin plate mill which has now been running for a couple of weeks with a capacity of 6u0 boxes of tin plate per day. This is the largest« tin plate mill in the United States at present in opera­ tion, I believe. It consists of a rolling mill 100x150 feet, construc­ ted of iron, and furnished with power from a 1,200 horse power engine, an annealing and pickling house 60x125 feet., a tin house, 250x60, and a warehouse 250x60. “ In these buildings will be em­ ployed 650 men, and ythey were constructed at a cost of $200.000. “ I f the democratic papers that allege that there is no tin plate inade in this country will send our firm the market price we will send them tin plates or tinware made with American tin mined by American miners, and American steel plates rolled by Americau mechanics. We will agree to manufacture the trn plate in the E resence o f any democrat in St. ouis and ship it to them, with our guarantee that it is as good a tin plate as any foreign made plate. I don’t see what more than this can be asked. “ W e pay twoand one half times the amount o f wages that is paid in Wales for the same work. We have about fifteen expert Welsh tin plate workmen in our employ, the balance o f the. workmen are American. We have used both the Temescal pig tin, and tin from the Black Hills, Dakota, and find them both as good as the tin mined in South America or Wales. There are tin plants in Chicago, Pittsburg, Philadelphia, Dernier, Ohio, and other places. The one at Piqua, Ohio, only makes terne plate, or roofing tin. The plating on these sheets is composed o f lead and tin mixed in the propor­ tions of one-fourth tin and three- fourths lead, and the metals used in the McKinley campaign ^ there so state ou their lace. It is sheer folly to talk about the danger of poison from them No tinsiniith would think of using them for cooking utensils. The Piqua tin is all right for the purpose it is designed for and just as good qual­ ity as the English ternepiate. The price o f tin plates has not in­ creased by the amount o f the ad­ ded duty. The increase of the price o f imported tin plate since the passage o f the McKinley bill has been very slight. Most of the added tariff has been balanced by the reduction in price made by the British manufacturers in their efforts to sell their tin plate. In my opinion the price of tin plates will be much lower in this coun­ try in two or three years from now than they would have been with­ out the passage of the McKinley bill. The consumer o f manufac­ tured tinware has certainly so far paid no more for his goods, and there will be. 650 men working at our new tin mill in St. Louis, who would not have been working there if it had not been for the passage of this bill. We.are coil- fronted by a condition, not a the­ ory.” From a comparison of the two interviews we infer that “ where ignorance and lies best serve the demo cratic purpose, it were folly to be wise or t.ruthfull.” SUGAR B E E T R E T U R N S . Some time ago, R. C. Walker, Secretary of the Helena Board o f Trade, sent eighteen samples of Montana grown sugar beets to the Lehi sugar factory in Utah These samples contained twenty pounds each and came from Lewis and Clark, Meagher, Custer, Gallatin, Dawson, Missoula and Jefferson counties. A few days since the returns came in. The report o f the chemist shows six o f the eigh­ teen samples to be “ first-class su­ gar beets.” Nine of them were above the minimum, which means that they were above the lowest grade at which they may be profi­ tably manufactured into sugar. Six of the samples were badly sprouted and unfit for analysis. The per cent, of sugar ranged from 9.77 to 18 57. This last was from beets grown on Ten-Mile, near Helena. The average weight of this sample o f beets was 10.8 oun­ ces, the smallest o f any in the lot. The poorest lot was from M. A. Mitchell and averaged 26£ ounces each. This matter should interest the farmers of Choteau county. P. A. P. Carter, minister o f the United States from Hawaii, is dead.

The Montanian (Choteau, Mont.), 06 Nov. 1891, located at <>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.