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THEMONTANA POST. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1867.
Thefollowing beautiful scenic descrip^^tion ii from the pen of Col. McClure,^written to the New York Tribune from^Denver. The copy containing it has^just come to hand in one of the back^mails. It gives expression to those emo^^tions common to all on the first view of^the sublimities of the Rocky Mountains,^and is not inferior to D' Israeli's de^^scription of a storm, held as a model of^descriptive composition:
Gowhere you will in this section, the^prospect is most charming, but all is^dwarfed by the indescribable grandeur^of the mountains. We have read and
writtenvolumes about the grandeur of^the Alps, but the world has only one^such view as is presented from the roll^^ing prairie east of Denver. In bewil^^dering sublimity none but itself is its^parallel. There may be isolated views^of the Alps as beautiful as any 20 miles^of the Rocky range, and the icy land ot^Russian America has its St. Elias, that^towers higher toward the heavens than^the highest of these, but here is present^^ed, in one grand view, nearly 200 miles^of the Rocky Mountains, from beyond^Pike s Peak far off to the south, thence^by the Spanish Peaks to Long's Peak,^and still on towa^i the north, until the^range is lost in the dimness of distance.^Black threatening clouds hung about^them when first I saw them, and added^to the peerless beauty of the scene.^Around Long's Peak the storm-king^seemed to be spell-bound or held an easy^captive, for he had no deliverance until^his heavy clouds had been discharged^and broken, and his thunderbolts drawn^in harmless violence. Far behind the^struggling tempest the setting sun was^casting his evening rays through the^tossing clouds, and fringing the very^lightning with his matchless tints. On^either side of the storm he was reaching^out his light, flinging the silver lining^around the raging elements, breaking in^refulgent splendor on the distant peaks,^and flashing in almost dazzling brillian^^cy upon their eternal snows. To the^north the sweeping snows, falling and^flitting in graceful waves, seemed to de^^fy the lightning's erratic flash, while on^the south, the bow of promise illu^^mined the heavens. It was the very^sublimity of moral and material gran^^deur^a panorama that Ood alone^could have fashioned. The great Snowy^Range is the first to meet the eye.^and the observer insensibly wanders^along its vast, ridged, and broken^sweep, until it is lost in the deep blue^vaulted dome on either side. It has no^two points alike, as if the (Jreat Archi^^tect meant to confuse the very concep^^tions of men in this colossal masterpiece^of His creation. Yonder is a cluster of^peaks as if made up of huge inverted^icicles, and beside them it would seem^that gigantic snow-drifts, with their^unique and countless forms, had fallen^in. Here is a hillock of spotless white,^whose garments change not with the^revolving seasons, regular, graceful,^rounding with apparent mathematical^precision until it finishes with its taper^^ed cap of mow. There are deep ravines,^vast gorges, and rude, craggy peaks, as^if the earthquake had taken the West^^ern world in its frenzied arms, and toss^^ed its mightiest rocks in wild disorder^across the plains. Thus north and south,^as far as the eye can see, and for two^hundred miles toward the setting sun,^these vast, snow-clad monuments of om^^nipotent power present their varied^beauties aud surpassing grandeur, and I^turn from them only when the last ray^of the receding sun has parted with their^top-most crowns, and the mellow moon^^light takes up the grateful task of dis^^playing, through night's weary shadows,^this mute but most impressive tribute an^all-wise God has reared to Himself.
ATTORNEYSat Law, Helena, Montana,^^o. 21 Bridge Street, up stairs. Practice^in all the Courts.d 1 *
L.W. FBARY,^SURGICAL and MECHANICAL
TWOdoora east of the Post office. Virginia City^If T. Single and complete setts of teeth in^^serted in the best style known to the profession.^All work guaranteed. Prices reasonable.
B.A, MELTON ^ JOHH B. TAYLOB
ATTORNEYat Law, opposite.Planters' Hons*,^Idaho street. 140
OCTAND SHOEMAKER, No. 3, Jackson^street, Virginia City, Montana. Particular^attention paid to the manufacture of Gents' fine^beets. Keeps constantly on hand a large stock of^French calf-skins ; also, kip and sole leather. All^of the finest quality. 132*
ivariety of Blank Bo^rand urns just received at the City Book Store
^Nimmense variety of Blank Books and Memo.
GIN DEALER, opposite Ourney A Co.'s, Wal^^lace Street, Virginia City. Repairing neatly^done. 133*
IFASHIONABLEHait Dressing and Shaving^Saloon. Bridge street, Helena, Montana Terri^torr. !23
Helena, - - - - Montana Territory,^G. JULES GERMAIN, Proprietor. 1M
OPEN-^ID-A-TT mid NIGHT.
JOS. APPOLONIO, Proprietor
HEbest the Market affords and the sea^^son furnishes, dished up to guests at^ALL HOURS during day or night. dl-tf
COMEto my ranche on or about the 1st of May.^four oxen, two of them black and two red brin-^dle. Any one proving, describing and paying^charges ^:an have them by calling on the subscriber.
W.M. HOUSE,^House's Mill, South Meadow Creek.^August 27th, 1867. 156-161
FortBenton, KfonUna Territory.
Beingexclusively in the Storage and Commis^^sion business, we will give our individual^attention to receiving, storing and forwarding ali^goods consigned to as. We respectfully solicit the^patronage of the business men of Montana Terri^^tory. We refer, by permission, te^Messrs. Pfonts a Russell, Virginia City, M. T. ;^^ J. J. Roe A Co.,
Gerhansa Pat ton. ^^Mr. John S. Rockfellew,
John H. Ming,^Messrs. King A Gillett. Helena City,
Oaston, Simpson A Co., Helena City, M. T^Mr. J. R. Upson,
Capt.W. H. Parkinson A Co.,'*
Messrs.M. Branham a Co., Blaekfoot City, ^^Mr. A. Beattie, Banker, St. Joseph, Mo.;^Messrs. Strode, Rubey a Co., St. Leuis, Mo. ;
Dameron Brothers A Co., ^^Mr. E. M. Samuel, St. Louis, Mo. ;^Mr. William North.*^l
J G H A. lv fc R
FortBenton, - - - - M. T.
Wehave two large warehouses, capable of^storing 400 tons of merchandise; also, a^large stock of Goods, suitable for Freigeters, Auc^^tioneers, Miners and retailers.
Wesolicit a share of public patronage, confi^^dent that we can make the prices an advantags to^the purchaser, over any point in this Territory.^wl31tf
Transportation Line !
254Broadway, New York.
GENERALWESTERN OFFICE :
St.Joseph, - - - Missouri.
AWashington dispatch to the N. Y.^World, dated July 7th, says the Bar of^the Supreme Court of the District of^Columbia, Saturday afternoon, passed^resolutions consequent on the death of^Judge Wayne. One ot them is as fol^^lows :
Resolved,That we honor and admire the em^^inent judicial qualities, the great learning^spotless integrity, keen sense of justice and^signal urbanity which distinguished the de^^ceased during his long judicial career, and the^devoted patriotism manifested by him at the^most critical period of the history of the^country.
Hon.Caleb Cushing, Mr. Bradley and^Chief Juetice Cartter pronounced brief^eulogies. The last named said, ^One of^Judge Wayne'i characteristics was his^unfaltering belief in the perpetuity of^this nation, and he ever looked forward^through the gloom of war to the ultimate^triumph of the nation.
Inthe Criminal Court Saturday morn^^ing, before proceeding with the Surratt^case, Chief Justice Carter being on the^bench, Mr. Carrington announced the^death of Associate Justice Wayne of the^Supreme Court, and said he thought it^due that this bar should pay a tribute of^respect to so eminent a j urist. He there^^fore moved the appointment of a com^^mittee of five members to prepare suits-^able resolutions to be presented at the^meeting of the bar to be held this after^^noon. The motion was agreed to, and^Judge Carter appointed Messrs. Car^^rington, dishing, Pierrepont, Bradley^and Merrick the committee contem^^plated.
Thefuneral of Judge Wayne took^place this afternoon, and was attended^by many persons of distinction.
BTvirtue of an execution issued out of and by^the Probata court in and for Madison county.^Montana Territory, bearing date, 7 th day of Aug.,^A. D. 1867, I have levied upon and will sell to ths^highest bidder for cash, in front of the sheriff's^office in Virginia city, Madison county, Montana^Territory on the 14th day of September, 1867, be^^tween the hours of 10, a. m , and 4, p. m , of said^day, the following described property, lying and^being in the county aforesaid, to-wit: Claim No.^four (4) northeast from discovery on the Oaleua^lode; one-third of discovery and claim No. one (1)^northeast on the De Ruyter lode; No. seven (7) ou^^he Plata K\ Vesta lode; undivided one-half of dis-^^covery on the Minnesota lode. All the above prop^^erty is situated in Hot Springs district, Madison^county. Montana Territory; taken as the property^ef Thomas Swan, to satisfy an execution in favor^of John C. Otto.A. J. SNIDER, Sheriff.
ByNICK. Bekbt, Deputy.^Virginia City, Montana Territory, August 23d,^1867. aug^4-tw3i
Justices'Court, j^Deer Lodge County, Territory of Montana. 3^Cbas. Wunderlick }
ToWilliam EI linger : You are hereby summoned^to be and appear before me. at my office in Red^Mountain City, on the second day of September, A.^D. 1867, at nine o'clock a. m. of said day, to answer^the complaint of C- Wunderlick; and if you fail to^answer said complaint within the time aforesaid,^the plaintiff will take judgment against you for the^sum of one hundred dollars and costs- This aetion^is brought on an account for blacksmith work done^by plaintiffs.
Witnessmy hand this 22d day of August. A. I).
1867.E, S. STACKPOLE, J. P,
Tothe sheriff or any constable of Deer Lodge^county, greeting : Hereof make legal service and^return. [158-41] E. S. STACKPOLE, J. P
Cornerol Jackson and Wallace St.
Wholesaleand Retail Grocer.
Tobacco,Cigars and Stationery,^also, a pine selection
o*yixcr goods ajto toth.
Suitablefor Holiday presents^iy Toilette articles of ths best French Manufae-^ura
fismiilAjrtit of the GoTernment and ApproTtd Depository^FOR DISBURSING OFFICERS.
WILLFORWARD FREIGHT TO THK TER-^ritories of
Fromtheir Warehouses at the terminus ef the
U.P. RAIL ROAD, E. D.
EZRAMILLARD, indent.^J. H. MILLARD, C^kicr.
Capital$100,000. Authorized Capital $500,000.
THISbank deals in Foreign and Domestio Ex^^change. Government Bonds, Gold Coin, and^makes the purchase of
ppingairecnons, eio., apply at the^General Offices of the Company, or to
Kight^ Parker. Agents, No. 106 Washington^Street, Boston.
GeorgeB. McCulloh, Agent, No. 42 South^5th Street, Philadelphia.
SidneyRice, a (rent, No. 1 Burnet House Cin.
JosephMcEntire, Agent, No- 72 Commercial^Streel. St. Louis.
HenryHargis, A^nt. So. 53 Clark St. Chic'jro
Daniels^ Brown, Agents, Denver, Colorado.
GeorgeT. Clark, Agent. Central City. Col.
Fisher^ Cass, Agents, Golden City, Colorado,
Godbe^ Mitchell, Agents, Salt Lake City.
PFOITS A HI SKILL, Agent*. Virginia^City, Montana.
DanielCorbin, Agent, Helena, Montana.
Smith^ Graeter, Agents, Bannack and Mon^^tana Cities.
C.E. Blake, Agent, Santa Fe, New Mexico^Oscar Nicholson, Agent, Junction City, Kan^^sas, (present terminus U.P. r.r. E.I^.)^G. C. BARTON, Contracting Agent, North^Platte Station, Nebraska, (present terminus^U. P. u. k or to
W.E. SHORT.^137General Traveling Agent
GoldDust and Bullion a Speciality ! CHRIS. KIBLER.
J.ii. Millard, formerly of Allen St Millard, Bank^^ers at Virginia and Helena Cities. Montana, is now^Cashier of this Bank, and will be pleased to tea^bis Montana friends.147 6ra
ONthe night of the 25th of July, 1867, from the^crossing of Stinkingwater, on the Salt Lake^road, about 16 miles from Virginia City. M. T., the^following described stpek, to-wit: Thirteen head ot^American Mules, from 14 to 16 hands high, branded^^r C^ on r irht shoulder; 8 head of these mules are^branded ^V 8^ on left shoulder, and ^8^ en left^side of neck; one mule is branded ^^^ on left hip.^Also 9 heat! of Horses,, described as follows, to-wit:^One dapple gray mare and colt, branded K C^ oa^right shoulder; 5 head of bay horses, with varioas^brands; 1 blue dun horse, 1 roan and one iron gray^horse, branded on the neck with mule shoe. Said^stock is known to have been stolen, as they were^tracked towards Snake river. The undersigned^will pay the above reward for the recovery of the^said stock, and (500 for information of their where^^abouts.
AddressD. W. Tilton St Co., Virginia City; Capt.^Williams, Nevada City, or
JOSEPHSMITH, Stinkingwater Valley,^augl-tw.
Noteof Explanation from Col. A.^K. UrClure.
VirginiaCitit, M. T., Aug. 21, '67.^Eds. iNkws .-^A correspondent of your^paper criticizes one of my Tribune let^^ters, with apparent justice, because I am^made to say that, ^ there has been no^practical use made of the thousands ot^troops, now nearly as large on the plains^as Sherman required to march against a^powerful and well commanded foe, from^Chattanooga to Atlanta-^ When I ex^^plain that the word ^ large,^ as printed^in the Tribune, wig written by me^^ long,^ the apparent inconsistency of^my statements disappear.
Bypublishing this you will much^oblige,Yours, truly.
A.K. McClt/kk.^^Denver Nettm, Sept. 8.
AGENTLEMANwho suffered for years from^Nervous Debility. Premature Decay, and all^the effects of youthful indiscretion, will, for the^sake of suffering humanity, send free te all who^need it. the receipt and directions for making the^simple remedy by which he was cured. Sufferers^wishing to profit by the advertiser's experience,caa^de so by ad Iressing, in perfect confidence.^JOHN B. OODKN.^w-143-1X1No. 42 Cedar St. New York.
WE HAVE CONSTANTLY ON HAND A^LAROK supply of
BREWERYFIXTURES,^BEER KEGS, ETC
Allorders in eur line of business will he prompts^^attended to.
LastBoat for^St LOUIS!
c.n. hi. \ v. w
WALLA CE ST. VIRGINIA CITT.
Inthis Market win be found, at all seasons of^year, dressed ia the most
Andwf the best qaality obtainable for money.
A. 8CHEFFLER, Prop^r.
Inreturning my thanks for past patronasre, I^would respeetfully inform the public that I keep^constantly ou hand the best quality*/
forsal* as heretofore in quantities te suit customs**.
Ihave also refitted and refurnished say
Wherecan alwa vs be had the best quality of Be*
assortedLi'loo's. Cigars, Bread, Pies,Oave, etc.^wl52-164A. SCHEPt'LEK.
JOHNB. FULLER,^47 DEY STREET, New York City,
Manufacturer and Dealers in
STEAMEHBUES AID BOILERS.
From'* to VSO Horse Power.
Mostapproved Circular and Upright Saw Mills,^Orbit Mills, Sugar Mills, and all kinds of Miaing
andPlantation machinery on hand and built to^order.
fjyShafting, Pullies, Leather and Rubber^Belting, and all kinds of Iron and Wood-working^Machinery.
f_yMachinery and Railway supplies in^and shipped a; the lowest rales,^sepl 4-1*0-1'*
THISfast and splendid first-class steamer, favsra^bly known to all the traveling publio, left St^Louis July 3d, for
andwill be the fast boat returning
Tothe States this Season !
Game,Large and Small,
fc*ySpecial attention paid to^ladies and children traveling unat^^tended.
Herspeed, light draught and fine acoomm sta^^tions commend the ^ Only Chance ^ to all travel-^era to the States. 150-w-td
WEhave now at Virginia City, for sale, a few^selfrakiag
K.rrelniorReapers ^^ Mowers,
Thecheapest and best machines in the world
Simplein construction, light in draught, easily^adjusted to grain or grass, saving two hands more^tlian any other- These machines hare been able to^compete with all others successfully.
THEYDO NOT GET OUT Or REPAIR EASILY.
Areconstructed principally of iron and steel, and^those portions of them which wear oat can be da^plicated in the Territory
EveryArticle in their Line.
yCal1 ^ad ^ pamphlet and see list of pre^^miums taken aad recommendations.
W,F, If A RTLIT, Virginia City^^Tno ^T- Tloe *Jb^ Go-
VirginiaCity aad Helosa-^Jaly IS, 1SS7. rill
Thelarge stock necessitated^by their extensive business enables^purchasers to make a selection ex^^actly suiting their taste.
I3F*Customers waited upon and^their orders promptly executed.^Young persons sent to this estab^^lishment will be especially attended^to.134
Reopened.White Pine Lumber Yard.
Censerof Jmekmon St Corn- Si. Virginia City, ii. T^H0LTER A BROTHERProprietor.
ALLr'leseriptions of whit* pin* lumber constant^ly on hand ssr sale. K. M. REK8HAW,^S410S-^ As/os*.
BANNACKCITY, M. T.
Alwayshave en hand and for sale a
ffiiiiiff/ mV\t mil 9 j
HARDW ARK!^Tinware. Glassware,
Ir^ ^^oo^1n, Etc.
Also,a large and well-assorted stock of Drugs and
Allof these articles will be sold at the lowest
l^Cash Prices -JgEl
W have a commodious
LiberalAdvance*; Will be Made on
OR.LEAV1TT,^Physician and Surgeon, Bannack
3.B. PATTOK, HI. !^.,^Pbysilclan and Sargeon, Bannack^City, 1*1. X. 132
E.F. PHELPS,^Attorney at Law, Bannack, 1*1.
WILLpractice in all the courts of the Territory,^and pay special attention to the collection of^claims. 132
3.IV. WILL1AM^.^Billiard Saloon, Bannack,
AFINEstock of Liquors, Cigars. Ac.^ways be found at mv rooms.
Establishedin 1864 !
(4doors above the Post Office.)
WOULDrespectfully inform the citizens of^Montana Territory, that they have now^on hand the largest and most complete stock of
Office and HoiiMchold^Furniture in the country. Having the neces^sary machinery for manufacturing, we fee^assured that we can sell
Cheaperthan any other Honse^the Territory. Our Stock consists of
Bedsteads,Sofas, Oh airs, Bureaus,^Wardrobes, Washstands, Center Tables, Dining^and Breakfast Tables, Office Desks, Etc., Etc.^In fact, we can manufacture
inour line of business. We are prepared to^manufacture
Sash,Doors, and Blinds
Twenty-fiveppr cent, cheaper than they can^be bought elsewhere.A large stock
Coffinsmade on short Notice.
BilliardBalls Nicely Turned^Give us a Call
141-166 Wallace Street, Virginia City.
Miner*'Dni| StorV^^(Opposite King * Gillette's Stone j.^Main Street, Helena, ]* ^
OfficeHoursFrom 9 a
INacknowledging past favors, ths n^^^the attention of ths Montana' puh^U(^,^ressful mode of treating all CITRoviV* ^^sm^VATK DI8EA8E8, and their atteBrf *** ^^quences^no matter of how lonr dun.^^* ^^*^^fers the advantages of hi* knowledgeZ i B^ ^^to all who may stand in need of medicaltJ^'***^he does with that confidence which nositi *w^edge alone can give, and with the .J,*8 k*^*.^all who seek, as those who have soue-ht^1* W^in a perfect restoration to health and virT1^1^^^Primary Stages of Syphilis and OcnorrW^is guaranteed in a few davs, and in tbsl!^^^^and Tertiary Stage*, which ari** frn-^improper treatment, he gives assurance ofT***^cure in as short a time as it can comni-V***^safely be /nade.*-'v^eij
TheDoctor would urge those afflicted wit,
toapply to him at once, as the earlier the^tended to the more easily will a cure be ^V**^Cases of Spermatorrhea. Involuntary Dksw!^1^and Impotence are always aggravated hy2j*
Affection*of the Ltmm
I.iver,Kidneys and Bladder, whet'ner ir^chronic, are treated with invariable soee**** ^^all eases Doctor Kobinsvn guarantees ^' ***^within the reach of scientific treatment '^afflicted with troublesome Vaginal or I ter; *^charges, falling of the womb, suppressinii-T^^irregularities of menstruation, to which tbeiT^peculiarly liable, would de well to consult th^7*^tor personally or by letter. Patients livincaut^tance wishing to consult by letter most ^^description of their symptoms, ags and asssk^living, and the necessary remedies and aZasiJ!^will be forwarded by mail or express,^packed and free from observation. All^cations
AddressB. ROBINSON, !vf. D..
P.0. Box 44S,
Or,per any Express Liae. 144-lv
Wholesaleand Retail Dealer ia
TIN,SHEET-IRON I COPPERlffi
Allkinds of jobbing done by the best of worta*^and all orders promptly attended to. hwsta^Jackson street, opposite to John 8. Rockfellswi
VirginiaCity, Jst. T., Aug. 28, 1P67. i^n
J. JUT. KJVIGHT
davis, hoi st. i. ^fc co.
OPPOSITETHE POST OFFICII,
VIRGINIAVITY, - - M.I.
Farmingand fflniiif .Dple****
Ehave a largo and eommedieas
DR. lit i IJi^i.Vit S
Connected with oar ^^tabli*aiB*s^^Cash Advances
Madeon consignments of General MerehasAs*^Produce.r0irt
aa-8bscriptio^e to the Montana * ^^ceived.
Thebest Purifier of the Blood !
Apleasant Tonic !
Avery agreeable Drink !
Unsurpassedfor aeting snielv but^gently on the secretions of tbe kid-^neys, bowels, stomach and liver !
Forsals at all wholesale and retail li^^quor, drag and grocery stores).
NOBODYSHOULD BE WITHOUT IT!
J.G. FaiscH, Proprietor.
TA*X0M4% bkndkl, Sole Ajreats.^^^,^7 lfl^413Clay St., SanPraaeiseo.
DR.J. B. I8MU
HASlocated in Virginia Ciiy, M- T-JJTass^pared to perform all operations m .^r-tysi*^I^entlstry in tbe most approved and r^TT. f**^tbe profession. Persons desiring- Art!ik* } a^would do well to give him a call. 0ffif* yirf ^*^son street, in the Photograph Gallerv.^ fJ3a^^City.
M.CiUOU, ^*8t^*^CARROLL St. STEE*-0^#^F^rwarding Storage and Dealer* ^^eral Merchandise-^Fort Beaton, **^ T