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THE MINING INDUSTRY.; WEEKLY P10NEMUE8 ONE pro to gained weight from tb prusoo ot th defendants father, tardy, gray-halrwd man of fin spranc and dignified bearing, who took anything but th air of 41 dtspsrado. ills sister. Nellie, an attractive, modest and They banish pain v1 nmlrtnrr life. ' i. GIVES RELIEP. Cats (car) 15 .25 B.an, psr ion 8.00 11.50 M.ddllna, per toil .o0 12.50 Chop, per ton 9.00 10.50 UnseeJ meal . 17.00 23.00 Chicago markets No. 2 red wheat 66 103 No. 2 rash corn 26 ,29H No. 2 white oaU 18 .30 SUM sjn. machinery and material for the buildings. Rush orders will b given and the doctor hope to begin work upon the new plant within 30 days. H Informs us that he will hav the storage yards In shape to commeao buying ors Insldv tf 60 days and that the now plant will be In operation In about 3 months. Although there was a clean loss of over )loo,ooo lo the company by the fire, the Messrs Swltt and Dr. Carpenter do not feel discouraged. The smelter was a perfect success, after yean of Inceseent toll and they propose to perpetuate one of the finest milling plants O O i will proposition with coldness. aud, in many sections, au absolute rejection. In Minnesota the patriots who visited that state to urge the populists to save the country by helping elect democrats .o office, found no encouragement. On the Tactile coHi the fusion proposition was mat with bitter opposition and tt eems unlikely to be accepted. In. Ju-ix.su the populists, In their state convention, not only rejected the proposition, but went to the extent of displacing from the national committee one of the Indiana members who favored fusion, and elect --. a non-fusioulst in his place. This plan ot removing fu-slonists from the national committee has been received with so much favor by the populists In other sections of the country that a counter movemenl to prevent the complete elimination of lu-sionists from the national committee has beeu begun by the presentation at a new rule providing that members of the national committee cannot be removed without the approval ot that committee itaeif. Whether this plan will make It posjibie to whip the pop No matter what the matter is, one will do you good, and you can get ten for five cents. A mm mtm mvMm rmt UMM rtVLM In parr rart-n t-tthmtt ti no far ml j gajsgya firUsy ikorm raaiiflOTri. Ttua lu i14i gsrt w nttinlfi f.-r int"r amI ih r.notai. nrrm. Ttuc lu full's! gsirt ia uitstiMlml Tt !("' amI lit rronotal. A oswi t h od bjr until by gu.iiitr turiy rigfbl rtytttn W HlnssH. Sow V. rt or ). mrU (tan 1 ervasT smmI) guar 11k Wurl! wmm frid. I ulist into line for fusion remains to be seen. Another d.fU uity and a more serious one with which the managers of the proposed silver campaign find themselves couf routed is the loss of strength of the Issue lu all tlementa ot the com munity ana especially among the farm era. When wlieui advanced some mouths ago lu thj face of the steady de clineof silver the excuse was made that it was duo simply lo a shortage abroad and that it did not alfect the claim that the low prices of farm products were due to the low price of silver or the abeeiKe of the class ot currency which they bad bun urging upou the country, but uuw that all classes oi farm produviiou have, since the enactment of the Piuglcy law and the resumption of worn in Uio (anodes, advanced mau-riaily iu price, It is impossible lo longer assume that thctte advances are u. in tie ii-riik-iu due lo uou ages abroad oi Ij further utilise tiiii claim tht ihe price of silver in some mysterious way governs the price ol farm products. Eveu iu tne case oi col ten, it has oecu shown, as aiieajj Indicated iu fins correspondence. Ilia, the low llgure much it litis reached I. due to au enormous Inueaoe iu Ill-production in mitt rouulrj aud iu i Ik world, while i.i oilier uucies ol lain, pi imIiii tio!; llu .e has been a main.' increase in ru-s. '1 iicse au.u.uu. a; piy t practiiuny all arm ies p.jilucc. by farmers an.l as it was among in. farmers that the n.embers of the silver party made Uic itrealest gains iu lSao they nuluiai. iook with anxiety i tt a tempting to ile-ernuuu whether u. .v li 1 a', i ; . .10I1I through tuslon in support of silver, the vote which they controlled lu that election. Not only do the advices received thus far show that they are not going to be able to hold the populist vote, but they also show that the silver proposition has lost greatly among the farmers who are not only too busy and too prosper oiw to again consider tt seriously, but And in the general advance In prices an absolute refutation ot the claim that the low prices which obtained dur Ing the existence ot the low tariff were due to the low pi Ice ot sliver or the earlier discontinuance of lis coinage. The following comparison ot prices on July 10, lS'jG, the date of Uryan's nomination, w.tlt the prices ruling March 10, 18U8. will show that Instead ot a "corresponding fail in the prices ot commodities produced by the people with the price of silver," there has been an advance In the price ot "conimodl ties" corresponding with the fall In the price ot silver. The first figure is the quotation ot July 10, lsitti, the second figure March 10, 1898. They are com piled from the World-Herald ot the dates named: DIADWOOO - BOOTH DAJsOTA. UsWCRIPTION. ILOS PK TBAK. staler m seond- class mattor at th DesaVwood poatofBc. HOW WAR IS DECLARED. In Great Britain and roost other mon archial governnieiiis the power to declare war Is tbe exc.usive prerogative of the crown. liut In this couutry, when It In decided tl at we have casus belli oa our bauds and that war must or ought to be mailt-, it Is uecessary to begin proceedings 111 accoidauce with that clause lu the Federal constitution which stipulates that the sole power to declare war rests in Congress. The president may recommend it, or even urge tt, as he has done on two occasion in our history, uut congress must agree with him and pass the enabling act before a siaie ol war can exist. And in this necessary acuou of the Federal Legislature lie mummed possiuiiiilea of unlimited, t'cilei aud Joneses and other six -day orators putting off the opening of hostilities (or an Indefinite period. In the matter of war with other nations we have ouiy two precedents to go upon, the war wuu England in 1812 ' and the war with Mexico in 184$, and for certain reasons iiuitiier of these la very helpful for pickcut guidance. Look lug back upon it now, tne American people of to-day aie unanimous iu the conviction that the war of 1812 was perfectly Jusliliabic, and the only wonder Is that the Anu-iu.au people of that day endured the .lUU.id insults and outrageous conduct ot the Kugllsh on land aud sea as loug as they did without striking back, liut clear and good as the provocation lor thai war seems to us now, it did not seoui so to all the people then. The question whether war with feugiuud su-iuid be declared was made a parly io: ue between the federalists, led by tUuuolph, and the republicans, led by Cm), the former de claring that peace otignt to be main tained at almost any puce, and the lat- ter Insisting that not a day ought to be lost In avenging the wrongs which America had suffered at the hands ot Jugland. There was a lieice and acrl-iuonious debate ou the subject, lasting through the whole session of 1811-12, and the act declaring war was passed Anally by the lower no use with a majority of only thirty votes, aud after- (ward In the senate by a majority ot only six. The "war-hawks," as they were called, were mostly Southern men, while New England and New York were the "hot- beds " of the peace-mak sirs. In the case of the Mexican war mat ters moved more rapidly. Wt are far Jrom being unanimous at this time as to the necessity or the righteousness of that struggle on our part, but the people then were practically unanimous In smpport of tt. Uut after the deliberative and legislative stage ot proceeding Is over, and rwar has been actually declared by act ot congress there are certain observance enjoined upou us by International Saw which would prevent our pouncing forthwith upon the Vlscaya, if U were in the harbor at that time, or doing vlo Jejce lo the Irst body of Spaniards fwho tell In our way. One of the darkest deeds set down tu the credit of Napoleon Is that, upon the rupture with England after tne peace of Amiens, be lordered the immediate arrest ot all Englishmen then In France between 16 ana 60 years of age, and kept most ot them Imprisoned for more than ten years. Even the Turks feel compelled -to do better then that In these times, lor ou the outbreak of the late war with Greece they gave all the Greeks on Turkish territory thirty days to get Ibeyond their reach if they could. The Vxuct number of days of grace to be g, Wen to an enemy uiulor such circumstances does not appear to be fixed by ny law, but the period must be long enough to give everyone a fair chance lo look out for himself. The Ambassadors and other resident officials ot the opposing nation must be given official notice that their room Is better than their company, and time to shake off our dust from their feet In a dignified way. When all has been done, and the president has Issued his proclamation and his call tor men. when the govern ors have responded, the munitions ibave been prepared, the equipments provided, the big guns ready, the decks cleared, then, and not until then, will ! be prepared to engage in the heroic business of vindicating national honor rand slaughtering our fellow men. A POPULIST PREDICAMENT. l Theenvbarrassmcnts which Chairman Jones and his popullst-sllver allies en-sewnter In their effort to make the liver cause the cbelf Issue of the com-Jag campaign, multiply as they hear from the varlom parts of the country. 5"he populists are recelvlnf the fusion Large Interest in a Southern Hilis Property Sold to a Chicago Party. Miniature Hoisting Plant That Answers Every Purpose and Costs Little. P. L. Edholm yesterday soM to Dr. H. 11. Muggiey, of Chicago, his entire Interest in nineteeu claims which lie three miles southeast ot the new camp. Hornblende, near Koch ford. The prop erty has been pretty well developed and Is considered e, bas piospect by those who are familiar with It. A shaft has been sunk 100 feet below the surface from the bottom of which the formation has been cross-cut 70 feet on one side ot the shaft and 50 feel on the other. Several l dges of ore have beeu exposed by the ilevelapinent work, on the east side there beinij a 30-foot ledge of base ore from which assays have been had running from $1 to J40 per ton In metal value. A vein ot tree- milling and concentrating ore, ranging from 16 Inches to three feet In width, was opened on the west side the ore from which has assay between $15 and 25 per ton free-milling, beside carrying considerable value In the con centrates. Dr. Muggley informs us that the own ers will perform extensive development work on the property, commencing In the near future, and expect to develop a fine producing property. Plans have been made for a small smelting plum and the owners ot the property may, de cide to build It this se3on. A MODERN HOIST. A nobby little steam bolst standing In the front show window of the Ayres & Wardman Hardware company's es tablishment attracted t great deal of attention yesterday. It looks like a model of a hoisting plant, while In far: It Is one of the smallest sized machines manufactured oy the Hendrle ft Balt-hoff Mfg. Co., of Denver, and It It will perform the work guaranteed by th makers. Is a wonder. The machine covers not to exceed 4x5 feet of floo' space and stands about three feet high; Its weight Is 2.000 pounds. It consists of two engines with cylinders 4xi Inches inside, that run at n speed of 2xi revolutions per minute. The engines run constantly, the drum upon which the cable is wou ld being tel In motion by throwing a 'ever that sets a lar ft- friction driver Prmly upon another drum on the main shaft of the engine. The machine la guaranteed to hoisi 1,000 pounds 500 feet and It Is said It U absolutely reliable and very durable. A ten-horse-power boiler will supply the required stara pressure to operate It A steel cable M or may lie used and the drum, though small, will hold the amount necessary to hoist 600 feet. The little machine Is Just the thing for prospecting and does not cost a for tune. 0. and D. Smel'er. The board of adjusters, who have been at work the past few days adjusting th loss sustained by the Deadwood nd Delaware Smelting company. through the destruction of Its smelter. In this city, two weeks ago, completed Its work and agreed with Dr. F. R. Ca. penter. manager of the company, upou a settlement, yesterday. The board con slstcd of J. F. Edmonds, ot this city, who represented a number of the companies carrying large risks, W, E Hitchcock, of Omaha. H. H. Frledley. of Chicagu, superintendent of the loss department ot the Royal and Col. Thos. II. Smith, of Chicago, a general adjuster. The report allows a total loss on thj main building and machinery and the whole amount to be paid la $76,000, of which $40,000 Is on the main building and $35,000 on the boilers, engines, fur naees, etc. Dr. Carpenter Informs us that the amount will not cover the loss by considerable and that It should have been larger. The trouble was, said he, In the division ot the insurance; there waa too much on the reverbratory building, dust chambers, masonry, office building, etc., which were not damaged and not enough on the main building and plant The doctor does not blame the adjusters nor criticise their work; on the contrary he thinks they have shown a disposition to be fair and just. A large crew of men will go to work this morning clearing up the debrli and removing the warped machinery preparatory to commencing work ot reconstructing the plant Another crew ot men Is engaged cleaning out the well and bedrock dam and retlm-berlng the shaft It la the Intention to of men Is engaged cleaning and retlm enlarge these underground openings to procure a larger supply of water. Dr. Carpenter has designed and outlined the new plant and has his data ready for the architect and mechanical engineer to make plan and specifica tions for the new building. He says the new plant will he considerable larger In are, than the former one and will be the moat complete In th country The buildings will be solid steel and Iron throughout, without a particle ot wooden material about It When tht smelter was built, tt was the most complete mill ot th character In the country and waa copied exten sively, especially the furnaces, and at the time of the fire was doing th best work and giving the most satisfactory results ot any matt smelter on this dwitlnonl. " Tm lt.MM.lM will m n . n I V. 1v.a msi a. ' Saturday to make arrangements for the refined appearing; young woman, was also at hi aid. Pulnsy himself want the marks of th bad man. Hi appeal-ance 1 that of a quiet young ranchman or cow-boy. Ou?'7 or sot guilty, the Putneys ar surely food stock. They stand by their own In adversity, and If th son of such a father has fallen, his pljnge from honesty and respectability waa a long and dlssy on. Mr. Tempi believed that th wit nesses for the stat were mistaken to Identifying Putney. They had never seen th man they took for Putney before, and In the excitement and fear natural to the moment, could not b ex pected to retain a clear Impression of him. He claimed that Putney did not break Jail. That he simply walked out when the way was clear as many an Innocent man, yielding to Impulse and the love ot freedom, had done before. This point, if established, will toll in Putney's favor, as the man who held the guns upon Marble and Tlchnor would naturally hav been the leader in the break for liberty. At th morning session the stats placed upon the stand Henry W. Tlchnor, E. W. Mitchell, jeweler, and C. A. Dana, druggist, and A. H. Shochley, of Bell Fourche, who swore with more or less poaltlveness that Putney was ons of the bold, bad, four. J. D. Hicks, stock detective, John Minefield, Jailer, and ex-Sheriff Manning cave evidence bearing upon the pursuit, capture, es cape and re-arrest of the bank-robbers. At 2 p. m. the slate rested and after the opening address the following testimony waa given for the defense. Ell M. Putney, the father, mads an evident Impression upon jury and audience. He stated that he was a farmer In Marshall county, Kansas. In an swer to questions he said that he had represented his county In ths se&at during territorial days. Calmly and In a tone which attested bis sincerity, the father testified to the good character anr dutkfulnees of his son. He had left home nine years before at the age of 18 to go lo Wyoming, and had visited his home and Invalid mother on several ore as Ions since. Attorney W. B. Dwlnnell, a former resident of Marshall county, and a rhool-tnate of Putney .gave him a good character. Joseph Ford, ths barber, who knew the defendant at Casper, said that hs was a quiet, sober, and orderly man. He was foreman for one of th stock outfits. P. D. Clayton, formerly of Bene Foun-he, swore that during a conver sation with Arthur Marble at ths Bells Fourche bank, th latter had said that the four men brought back were not the robbers. Clayton's testimony, while not seriously Impaired, WM not strengthened by Attorney Bios' lncl slve cross-examination. Curly Raney waa a good witness tor the defense. He swore that he mat the four robbers a short distance from Belle Fourche on th morning of th affair, and talked with on of the Jones boys for twenty minute. Had known him upon the round-up. Putney wu not of the party. Raney was positive in his statements, and Mr. Rice's adroit questlone did not impair th weight of this testimony. After considerable sprlng over the admission of a tranecrlnt ot the test! mony, offered by th defense to Im peach the evidence given at to the Id en tlty of Putney, which Judge Moore refused to admit an adjournment waa ta ken. The case promises to develop interest Ing, If not sensational and pathetic feature at to-day's sesetoos. NOT BUYINO HORSES. Major Wells, ot ths Eighth United State cavalry, stationed at Ft Meade, was In this city yesterday. Questioned concerning the telegram that went out to the eastern press dated Ft Meade, recently, to effect that th government had agents out through the ranges of the Black Hills buying and contracting for cavalry horses, th major said there Is absolutaly no truth In th statement There are no agents out buying horses tit all. The report doubtless originated from a small advertisement Inserted in a local paper by several of the young men at the Fort who advertlaed for. a few ponies to be used In playing polo. The major says that no orders havs been received at the Fort to prepare the troops to be moved, in fact nothing that would Indicate a warlike more or condition. The rumors that hav been afloat recently afford the officers at Ft Mead much amusement SagastaApproves Blanco. Madrid, March 23 Spec' al: fienor Sagasta said to-day that the Spanish government approves ths course Qen. Blanco In denying that ot ths Maine's magazine were blown up with dynamite aa alleged by Americana The strictest censorship has sodden ly been developed aa regards dispatch containing any mention ot the torpedo squadron now la the Canaries. Last night my dispatch, of cozuildera&ls length, waa stopped because at the end there waa a statement published by ons of the papers that th Christopher Co km, one ot th strongest war ahlps th Spanish nevt. had been ordered in to coal with th tttmost rapidity at Cartagena and to start tor th Canaries, there to join the squadron, accompany Ing It oa Its further journey aa oort appear t&at tb statement la not acenrate, or, 1! so, that th plana havs been altered, tor now the government atatsa that Captain VUiamll has asked for another merchant vessel, at a war ship. THE NEW CHCM. ENGINE. Chief Frawlcy, ot t't tin department has Just completed tne ui chase of chemical Ore exuiifi. Mi ug appartui. The machine Is bu..t l the Fire Extinguisher Mauut'acturi i Co., ot Chicago, is of the latest d ign and supplied with the mon i"nt improvements. It will be delivered lu Dead-wood about May Is: au. cost F. O. li. at Cntcago, )t5o. It wi . weigh when ready for service, 1.3'x pounds, o-about the same as cne of the hose carls, carrying tioo feu .' hose In present use in the department. It Is slntle cylinder apparatus, mounted on two wheels, which revt.ve on roller-bearing axles. Ihe ro' .r-bearing device is a late idea in Ore extinguishing apparatus, and like lU ball-bearing wheel, reduces the fnci.tn to a minimum. Tlie cylinder, o ntalning th extinguishing fluid, is of a capacity ot fifty-five gallons and will supply a con tlnuous stream for fi-m fifteen to twenty snlnutes. One L' udred and 111 ty feet of hose is carried, of a diameter slightly greater than ordinary garden hose, but of different texture and much greater strength. The extinguishing power of the fluid Is estimated to be 40 times as great as taat of an equal amount of water. The working po-- tion of the apparatus consists of tne cylinder or tank partly filled with wa ter containing calcium carbonate. In the upper part of the cy'lnder is suspended a glass vessel vontalning a quantity ol sulphuric acid. The work ing oi a lever precipitates the add into water and sets up a chemical action, which results in the formation of carbonic acid gas. The water being hlgu ly charged with this gas, becomes . most efficient flie extinguisher. Car bonic acid is the heaviest gas known to t dentists, being many times heavier than the air. li consequently setuei down over the substance in combustion precludes the oxygen of the itmos-pnere and actually smothers but tne fire. The usefulness of the apparatus. In Incipient fires, cannot be over Mil- mated, as It is ready for action the mo- raent it reaches the burning build. n. It Is the intention of the department to house the extinguisher In the Are quarters in the rear of the city hall build ing. For this reason It was thought expedient to wait for warmer weather before putting it In service, as the wa-tr and acla might at any time become frozen in those exposed quarters, imo new "chemical" company will be form ed, but the extinguisher will be manned by present members of the department. OLD TIMER DEAD. Mrs. Kate Webster died at the home jf her daughter, Mrs. John Beemer, at Lead, at 4:45 o'clock yesterday after noon, after a brief illness, from pneu monia. Mrs. Webster was In her 62nd j ear and until quite recently hd en- Joyed good health. Mrs. Webster was one of the earliest residents ot Lead. She was the widow of Col. Thos. J. Webster, who published the Lead City Enterprise during the years 1879 and 1880. She bad a very large circle of friends and was highly esteemed. Col. Webster and family moved to Iramle City, Wyo., from Nebraska City, Neb., where he published the Lar amle Chronicle. From there he went to Cheyenne and published the Gatette. Col. Webster and faa.lly came to Dead- wood In the spring of 1878 and the co.- onel established the Western Enter prise. He moved the plant to Lead tne following spring r ' for more than a year conducted a successful business. He later moved to Central City and published the Index. Col. Webster died In 1881. Mrs. Webster leaves three daughters, vis: Mrs. John Beemer and Miss Kate Webster, of Lead, and Mrs. H. H. Folk, of Lumberton, Mies. Two sons also survive her. Tom, who resides at Lum brrton and Frank who Is in Texas. The funeral will occur at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Beemer, Archdeacon Ware officiating. A large number of friends of the fam lly will unite with the Pioneer-Times In extending sympathy to the surviv or during their bereavement Cirduit Court. Jan. F. Garvey. who pleaded guilty to forgery In the fourth degree was sentenced to serve four months la the county Jail. Fred 8. Rollins, who was caught last week passing forgrd checks, was arraigned on Information of forgery, on three charges and pleaded not guilty, He will be tried after the Putney and O Day trials aie disposed of. In the Belle Fourcne bank robbers' case, their attorneys. Temple ft Mc ItuRhiin, moved for separate trials, which was granted and upon request the trial of Walter Putney came first Th panel of 36 Jurois was exhausted In securing a Jury which was finally passed, the personnel of which la Harry Yeomen. Joseph Kelly, Oeorge Damon. George Parker, Walter Wu niarth, Wm. J. Morgan, Henry Robin son, Geo. H. Hoyle. Jss. Dingle. Daniel Klllon. Louis Walter and Hesseltlne Wltham. The trial commenced at 3:30 and will probably ocvupy two days. The only wWr?as examined yesterday afternoon waa Cashier Arthur Marble, of the Belle Fourchs bank, who pooft Ively Identified Putney as one ot the rot rers. The prosecution Is conducted by Spate's Attorney T. W. LaFlelche. ot Bel'.e Fourche, assisted by Rice 41 Polley. ot this city. The father and sister ot the accused recently came her from the east and occupied seats beslds him durljg the trial. . - . In the world. l'.JCH STRIKE AT aWRNBLENDE. Roc h ford, March 23. A very rich strike has just been mad on th Telle w Bird group. At nln feet, a 14 foot eln Is opened, tht rocheat or yet tound In the Hornblende camp. This I'rinind Joins the Omaha Co's ground on the west, and the North Star ground on the northwest, and Is owned by Oberg ft Myers. A one-halt Interest In th North Star group of 2 claims and 4 fractional claims has been sold for a good price and developing work Is to be started April 1st in an extensive way. The litigation heretofore pending on same has lieen compromised and dismissed. The Crlswell mine shows up better as work progresses, alsa the Benedict is looking well. Joe Craig la sinking a shaft on his ore that shows free gold nnd looks very promising for work so far done. Grady ft Miller are doing considerable work and are well satisfied with their outlook. AT MYKRSVILLE. James Cochran is doing development work, getting ready to break ore for his mill which Is froze up at present, but lays large dividends during the summer months. Work Is being pushed on the Gold King mine. Another large shoot of h'h grade ore has been opened In the main vein, 60 feet from shaft, and from t to 20 feet down. Ore runt from $15.-40 to $0.3() per ton. free gold. L. M. K. CONCENTRATES. J. H. Jamee, a prominent mining expert of Chicago, arrived yesterday to attenu to ome Important matters for eastern associates. Frank P. Williams, agent of th receiver of the Harney Peak Tin company, came up from Hill City yesterday on business connected with his company's affairs. Mr. John Wilker baa resigned as superintendent of the Frazer and Chalmers Iron Worsts, of Chicago, and will assume the general management of the company lately organized to develop the P. H. Smith property at Two Bit The Yellow Creek district Is more t'tan holding Its own. Tne Wasp No. 2 company Is shipping on an average fivi- lare cars of ore per week to the kvi.i!-us City smelter for treatment The ore is high grade and yields large re tains over and above all expenses. The jwncrs of the Little Blue property are xcklng occasional shipments but are paying more attention to developing ihelr ground than to taking out or. Ed Hunter waa down from Plums yesterday and reports the opening of two tunnels on his claims In Strawber ry gulch. With'n forty feet ot th mouth of one tunnel a streak of ore was encountered, a sample ot which as sayed over $4.00. The Hardin Standard Mining com pany, of Two Bit of which Charlie Hardin is the manager, started Its ele-gent new hoisting plant on Saturday id It Is working splendidly. The shaft la 37 feet deep and Is In shale. Day and night shifts of miners are em ployed and good headway la being made. SPECIAL SHOE SALE. Twenty per cent discount on Shoes from 25th of March to 2nd of April. d-w NEW YORK STORE. THE PUTNEY TRIAL State Restt I1j Caie-Defendant't At torneys Expect to prove an Alabl. This is a season of great lawsuits In Deadwood. It Is but a week sines the Button-Golden Reward case, perhaps the greatest civil action ever tried In Lawrence county, drew to a close. And now the State vs. Walter Putney, I case which promises to become a crlm lnal cause celebre, is on trial before Judge Moore. The offence charged against Putnev Is that he was one ot the four desperate men, who on the 28th day of June last. entered the bank of Clay Robinson Co at Belle Fourche, and with drawn revolvers held up Cashier Marble, securing something less than $100.00, and a lively farewell from a dozen win cheaters, as they mounted their horses aud dashed madly out of town. Putney pleads not guilty, and the de mise outlined by his attorneys, Messrs. Temple and McLaughlin, la a double-barrelled one, mistaken Identity and an alabl. In his opening address to the jury Mr. Temple stated that he exnected show that Putney was at Thermopolls, Wyo., 240 miles distant from Ben Fourche "as the crow flies." while tie man alleged to be Putney waa looking along the blue barrels of two revolvers at the surprised cashier and clerk the Belle Fourche bank. He honed show that Walter Putney had always borne a good character, and was known about Thermopolls as a quiet, peace bis and law-abiding citlsen. He would open to the jury the past life ot the de- fendant and then ask them to say whether Putney's character and antecedents were those ot a tank robber and desperado. This portion of the lawyer's calm and lucid outline of what he fjgck UMiotiietmirfarioalvi a, thai fel?aM CbUQbTMaI. C lssTaaff mi UM Nail US? 4HkH. NO EXPERIMENT. Dr. L. Miller's sxperlsnc In ths treatment ot long-standing and difflcult nervous diseases, makes ths care surs In ths cases hs undertakes, 'or he sends ths Incurable away without taking a fee. The cause ot disease is ttulckl apparent, hence th doctor does not experiment but remove it, as rapidly as ths co-operation of ths patient allow. Among other dbmses these art curable: Stammering, rheumatism, St. Vitus dance, catarrh, gostlr, pllsi, ut eases ot ths skin, blood chest throat, liver and stomach, producing, nsrvoui prostration, weakening functions, ds blllty, dlxilnesa, loua ot memory and other symptoms. Consultation free M Gillmore House, Wedneeday March 30, from 1 to I p. m. SPECIAL SHOE SALE. Twenty per cent discount on Shoes from March 25 to April . d-w NEW YORK STORE. THE 8TARVINO CUBANS. Hon. Amos J. Camming cables the great horror of which the following are the first and last paragraph: Dan. to apparently stood on the bor der of Inferno on his way out and looked backward. He has accurately expressed his feelings. After vlsltlns a score of the reconccntradoee In Cuba you feel like one who stand on the edge ot Inferno at Havana and looks backward. "The vast majority of the reconcen- t rations are dead, but thousands remain Looking backward over the desolate ramps, and thos where remnant of humanity are panting for life and dying for lack of food, I feel Ilk on gas-ing upon th blackened embers ot a fearful conflagration. Ths fertile plains ar dotted with Bpanlsh blockhouses and the chimney of burned sugar mills The fields are the prey of wild vegeta tion, and the whole country Is appar ently deserted, the combatants alone remaining. Evod the bussard has flown to the seashore ia search of food, and rarely casta a shadow on fields ence the most fertile and productive in ths Western hemisphere." Speech and silence usually hare a greater ratio than 14 to L The allonm of Billy Bryan on "the Great Cims" just at present is worth 1600 to L HANDS ACROSS THE FLA(J. In time of peace I am a democrat, B'goshl But at present I ain't thlnkln much o' that, B'goahl When there come a foreign enemy to slam, And th surs and stripes ars waved by Uncle Sam. An American's ths kind o chap I am. B'goeh! 'Ths president who's runntV things is mlns, B'gosh! Hs'U find your humble -servant right in 11ns, B'gosh! At present I'm a Yankee through and uroun. My politics ts old rdwhlt-and blue- Hurrah Tor Unci Sam, and tor Bill McKlnley, too. B'gosh! "Here's a hand for you, my brother pat 'or there, Bjlnrjl You're the kind ot stuff I honor, so you sir, . B'jlnkst I'm a republics until the day When our foreign foemen go to glttln gay- Then wave the starry banner and put politics away, B'jlaks! "The consul at Havana town Is mine, B'jlnkst He's ths tort o' chap we need la our line, B'jlnks! Our tent U big enough for you and ma. We've a platform now oa which we can agree Hurrah for t'cls &ua and for Flu- nufh Lee, B'jlaks! ashfUM UH tUuiew) Ta V, Mo. 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An' then you'd see us wake to life When came his warnln' cry: "Hey, Ruber There wasn't nothtn' in ths bis That stirred us up like that: W waltsed Into th fight, gee whls! Before you could say scat! The anlmlles might all Tamoose An' go a-ruthln' by; Ws'd let th whole concern turn loos When cams that warnln ery: "Hey, Rubs!" It all comas back to me again From watchin' Uncls Sam A-lookln' toward ths sunken Maine An' waltln' cool and ca'm; But, Lordy. wont there be a swoop-It's eomln' by an' by Whsa Uncle give a mighty whoop An' sounds th' warnln' ery: Hay, Bubal Bar silver (N. V ) .68'$ .644 Deef steers 4.15 4.W Cows 3.00 3.90 Heifers 3.00 4.10 Calves 6.00 6.00 Bulls 2.90 3.75 Hogs 3.16 3.85 Stock sheep 3.25 3.90 Lard. Calumet 04 .05 Cheese, young Air. 09V4 .lHs Native steers 064 .0? Pork loins 05 A1 Shoulders 0 .0a Greec hides 04 .07V4 Sheep pelts, grven 40 .75 Tallow 02V4 .02 Wool, unw'sh'd heavy .07 .15 Wool, unw'sh'd light.. .09 .18 Wool. tub-wahd 18 .30 Wheat. N. 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