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THE MONTANA POST. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1867
MTVBDIT, SEPT. SI, 1867.
Ol'RAGENTS.^A. B. HAMILTON, to our Agent at Fort Benton.
Mr.A. j. Smith is oar Agent at Bannack.
j.^i Fish, Sasrling, Hot Spring District.^Geo- 8. rawu5g8, Silver Creek.^J. M. MlIXJS, Silver Bow.^James Stuart, Deer Lodge.
wohpeka Co., Hell Gate.^Agency of Pout, 52 Bridge street, Helena.^JOHN temple, Junction City.^w. P. Parsons. Gallatin City.^ED. AtAJTELD, Germaa Gulch.
H.H. Hathaawt, Highland District.^F. CMVRCH, Summit City.^Campbell A Co., Confederate Gulch.^R, C. JonxsoX, Blaokfoot.
I.X. BUCK, Boulder Valley.^Weslet W. Jones, Reynolds' City, Elk Creek.^8. V. Ball. Beartown.^J. W. ItAGRLKKT, Rocker City.
J.8. Williams, St Louis, Mo.^L. P. Fisher, San Francisco. Cal.^Hf.NRY Rieriven, Argenta.
H.Ellis A Co., Leesburgh. Salmon River Mines^CHACSCY Barber, Bear Gu'.ch and adjacent^mines.
AnsonFort\ Butte City.
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Sc35^ 24.582 ^.^c^Average temperature, 51ts .^The barometer fell continually from 24,586^inches on last Tuesday morning, the 10th, to 23,-^932 inches on Sunday noon, anticipating the pres^^ent stormy weather. Since that, it has been rising^until it has reached 24,600 inches. We may reason^^ably expect aa immediate change for the better.
Arrivalsand Departure** During the
LillMcGraw^J R Drew^E G McClay^E L Barry
LouHoopes^E G Maclay^J W Fike^J W Welts^E F Pneips and
FrankDrake e G Maclay
ieo.Chacrifield Frank Gigerv
Departed.t L^ O'Donnell^Chinaman^e G McClav^W C Wright^wife
AdamKnho^Chinaman^H a Kennedy^Col Harrison^Chinaman
Arrivalsat the Planters9 House.
September10^D II Hopkins. Norweigan gulch;^John Snodgrass; Leroy Soathmayde, Summit; J T^Cqpner, Brown's gulch: M D Hathaway, Salmon^city. Frank Kenyon, do; Hy Templton, Highland.
Sept.11^a M Woolfolk, Helena; Geo L Batch-^elder. Bannack; Louis Vogel, Summit; a Hall, do;^J M P Snyder, Mill Creek; L C Smith, do; G^Lowry; Samuel Gates; E. C. Goodard, Bivens^gulch-^Sept. 15^8 Harris; a V Com, Pine Orove; H^a rod:, Summit; E Stony, Dozeman; F W Bank-^inship. Junction; J M Page Madison Valley; John^Sinnottdo; Thos Deyamon.Dry gulch; J M Grant,^dity; F ^ Sholty. Bivens gulcb; a W Smith, do;^J B Telinge, do; a J McAllister, city; R Decker,^W CGoodman and lady, Bannack; Tom Hughes^Beartown.
Sept.16^8 Content, city; J L Kinney. Gallatin.^S D A Bennett, Williams Creek; J VV Stanton'^Brown's gulch: S B Goodrich; J K Goodrich; J M^Wolf,-Summit: John MeCor-.nack and lady. Helena:^J M Fish, Sterling; J W Brown, Brown's gulch.
Sept.17th^Prof a K Eaton. Brown's Gulch; Jno^Murphy. Bivens Gulch; Kathaniel Wood, Beaver^^head; N L Sibley. Summit; J W Fike. Salmon riv^^er, J W Stanton, Brown's Gulch; L Coppock, Jef-^fersec Valley; Jas Crouch Meadow creek: J B^Rand, Ramshorn; Col NeiMIowie, city; Jno Zent;^Mrs A F tiraeter, Bannack.
Sepi.18- Mrs Myers. Salt Lake; Mr Sichel, city;^T 8 Hamilton. Summit; Col a K McClnre, Union^City; Ben Ezekiel, Summit: J W Wolf, do; a L^Riddle, Ramshorn: M Mathuse, do.^~Sep'.. 19th.^a S Potter, city; J L Manning, do;^Hei Templeton, do; Tom Hughs, do; Robt Denny,^Sterliag: Elk Morse. Gallatin Valley: W C Orr, J^M Pialev, Helena: Frank Salisbury, Jas Earie,^Silver Star; F L Murphy, Nevada City; D Maltby,^Brown's Gulch; J M Cooke, Sterling: John James,^Pine Grove.
TheMurder.The brutal, col
bloodedmurder of Mr. J- D. Davidson, at Elk^Grove, near the upper ferry on West Gallatin river,^on las' Friday aight, has occasioned an intense feel^^ing in this city, and every exertion will be used to^ferret out the perpetrators. Mr. Davidson was^well known and highly esteemed is this Territory.^He wss from the vlctmty of Hew Lisbon, Colum^^biana county, Ohio, and has been ^n the Territory^some two or three years. He was engaged in farm^^ing in the Gallatin Valley and had saved about^^3.000. with which amount he was about to return^to hi* borne, proposing to leave on la^t Sunday.^He was in Virginia in the early part of the week^and wanted to exchange bis money, which was in^5's, 10's and 90**, for large bills. Mr. Samuel Rus^^sell, of this City, introduced him to a gentleman^here having U. 8. coupon bonds, and Davidson^bad partially concluded to exchange for them but^the exchange was broken off on account of the^accrued interest upon the coupons which he did noi^seem to understand. He then said be would return^and exchange with John Richards at Pozeman.^who had large money, and be carried the small^bills back to the valley, having them wrapped in a^piece of buckskin. There were about 83,000 in^the package. Air. Davidson was Senior Warden of^Gallatin Lodge (No. 7) at Bozetnan. an honest, ir-^dustrious gentleman and a good Mason. Mr. May,^his companion, is said to be entirely above any sus^^picion of complicity in the transaction, and ot irre^^proachable character. The number of murders com^^mitted recently is alarming, aud call for such pun^^ishment to be meted out to the perpetrators as will^serve as a warning to those who hold life so lightly^and this atrocious instance would warrant a short^shrift end a long rope to the whole gang engaged^in it. The reward otfeied for their arrest by the^Bozeman City Lodge is sufficient to warrant the de^^tectives in taking such measures that escape wonkl^be an impossibility.
docksolected for his benefit last evening the great^historic play of Louis xi. In so far as it depends^upon the personation of the cruel, crafty, treach^^erous, parricide and king, passionate, vindictive,^and cowardly, shedding innocent blood and gloat^^ing in demoniac rage at bis deeds of damning ini^^quity, and with the dissemblance of a skilled bypo-^crite, t. lling bis Aves at the vesper bells with many^a sanctimonious sigh; in the trembling terrors of^remorse, and the cowardly shrinking from De Ne^moors revenge, the play was all that eould^be wished. The Dauphin, Afarie, and Due^De Nemours sustained their parts creditably,^and were appreciated; but with all this the^play was not so well received as many whose ren^^dering has been less faithful and whose merits were^greatly inferior. ^ Louis xi ^ is a fine drama, and^Couldock's personat'on of the Monarch is, we^think, par excellence his best character outsi.le of^domestc drama ; but with the limited company,^scenery, costumes, stage properties and stage facil^^ities, it ..s simply an impossibility to present the^standard tragedies familiar to the appreciative por-^tien of the audience, in an attractive and successful^manner! This has been demonstrated to a certainty,^and m-ch as it is to be regretted, we think it^will be admitted by artistes and audience that Tor^the present at least we must look for our most^attractive performances in less meritorious plays.^The ca!l before the curtain demonstrated the ap-^precitfti ^n of the acting. ^The Vagabond^ by Mr.^Couldo- k. was the finest recitation of Trowbridge's^excellent poem that we have heard. The College^Boy, w ith its absurd situations and side-splitting^comicalities put the house in convulsions. Mrs.^Langrishe has again appeared, and was gladly^welcorred back by her numerous friends.^To-night, by special request, Mr. Couldock repeats^his great character of ^Luke Fielding^ in the Wil^^low Copse. As this is the last representation of^this great piece here, there will be a crowded house,^'The Youth that never saw a Woman,^ is on as^the Afterpiece. Go.
Theatricals.The ^Jew of Frank^^fort,^ a very neat two act play, said to be founded^upon a historic incident during Wellington's cam^^paign against Paris, was produced to a well filled^house oa Friday evening. There are some fine sit-^uatioas in the play, and the principal characters^by Mr. and Mies Couldock, were very well render^^ed, the last act affording fine scope for their talents.^Oa Saturday evening, ^ Jocrisse the Juggler^^was put on, to another good house. Our people are^awakening to the excellency of the dramatic rep^^resentations now being given. Jocrisse requires^more stage effects than are at command here. The^audience was very much pleased, however, and we^do not propoee to invoke the displeasure of the com^^munity by pitting our fancies against their judge^^ment. ^ B. B.^ brought down the house. Mr.^Langrishe and Mr. Martin were in their element^and made the most of it.
FromLeesburg.^We learn from^parties lately arrived from the Salmon mines that^the miners in the Lemhi Basin are to a man doing^well. About three hundred men remain, all of^whom have employment. On Sunday, the 8th^inet., more money was in circulation than at any^previous time this season. The miners and mer^^chants, as a general thing, feel sanguine that the^camp will prove better next season, and more mon^^ey be taken out than that of 1867. Large ditches^are being brought into Smith's, Ward's and Sierra^gulches, which are now nearly completed, when^those realities will again yield largely. a major^^ity of .hose who left Salmon river this summer,^crying! ' humbug,^ may considerjhemsel ves for^^tunate ho be able to return to that locality next^in]
Arrivalsat the International Hotel.
Sunday,Sept. 14.^Robt G Shates, Salt Lake;^Jas Moaldin. Salmon; Frank Fox, Salt Lake: Mo-,^vin Hayes, eity: Win Shonly, do; Jack Robinson.^Summit, Cbas Blair, do; H P Epperson, do; Judge^Potter. Highland; H B Seaton, do; Q M Brown,^city; G O Spencer, do; Col Neil Howie; Capt Dea-^scey; I^ Chapman. Spring Gulch; J F Worrell, do;^H Kiddeo, do; A B Hopkins, do, Wm Barnett; J B^Ross; W Berger. Salt Lake: J Mentor, do: n J^White. Sommit; J V Vetter. citv; M Brown, do: J^R Down, Helena; E G McClay. do; A H Barrett,^do; A Gordon, city; A V Corry, Pine Orove; H J^Callahan, do: J Porter.
Sept.15.^Wm Tiernan; Jno Goldfinch; Bruce:^G W Basor, Summit; Wm Lowe, do; O P Ray^^mond, city; David Page, Spring Gulch; T W Ir^^ving, city; i T Morrill, city; H Monroe, Bivens^Gulch; C Hawkins, do; W Wells, do; J William*,^do: J Traxier: O D Linsley; M McManamon: Geo^Clinton, Madison; J Bombey, city; Chae St Clair,^Highland; FO Deimling, city; R Williams, do; J^S Collins, do.
Sept16.^C W Brittian. Blackfoot; H J Calla^^han, do; Oec Davis, city; S Mesler, do; r Daley,^Daley's Kaoab: J G Kinney, Gallatin; J Riblet. Yel^^lowstone; F C Cornell, oity; J Barnuin, Selt Lake.^Seot 16^Hoc Henry Kennedy. Fert Benton; W
Wright, de; Ma( J W Wells, 0 8 Indian Agent;
fi.FHenry. Wheeling. Va; W C Gillette, Helena;^Louis W Borton. Missouri River.^**pt 17^N J Bond, Citv; L D Bates. Silver Star;^\J Urtford. Wisconsin Gulch; Dan Holland, do; H^'Daley, do; F Richards. Jefferson Valley; R Leach,
city;V C Cornell, do; B F Christenot, do; Jno Day
MillCreek; A J Wood worth, city; Robt Hedge!
'Nevada;N E Lissley, Harris Gulch; H Robinson;
JW Larwin, Baaaack; G C Holt. Dear Lodge; A
j8ept i8^B Bovce. Salmon; A Rogvers. do; II^Dellettoev, de; M B Boordmoo. do; J L Kenny,^.Bannack: H P Grinnell, city; J W Hill, do; E t^Maolay. Helena; Paul Schwarze' city; John Mur-^d ^: Ben Ezekiel, Summit; Col Ilynson, city; James^j^ xouch. Meadow Creek; Robt K Jaeksca, city; G^W^ Faulds. Bannack:
ept.19.^J Murphy; A Bain; Ale McManamon,^city; 8 Drum mood, do: Joseph Wright. Democrat;^D 8 Stanley, do; Cobb, do; John Willhart;^J A Cline, Jefferson Bottom; E Everson. do; An^^drew Anderson; Hugh Da'ey, Wisconsin Creek. J^t Harvey; Jas Danley. Gal'latin: J W Auringer,^Summit;. Jas Murphy, do; J R Little, Pine Grove-^John Phi I hurt. do.
Sept20.^F Church, Summit; J H Fuller, do;^Jas Crouch. Meadow Cseek; R C Kendall, Sum^^mit; H T Kendall, do; M O Eells, do; H P Epper-^sba, do-. Frank Davie, do; Wm L Farlin. Platte^City: 8bavey, city; Dick Houton, do: Jas Gestlkig.^*^l^t I^ke; 1^ (ia'lveston. Madison: Jno M Cook,^Sterling; Fay Harrington, ^eity; J Anderson, Fish
Arrestfor Debt.^On Monday, the
9thins'., at Bannack, a negro who had been in the^tonsori.il business aud become considerably invol^^ved, undertook to leave the place without settling.^He war followed and brought back and placed in^jail for debt. At his examination, being unable to^fee a lawyer, he called on his friend Bob, another^negro, !o assist him. Bob was sharp enough to get^him acquitted. The negro again left town via^Horse 1'rairie. Five men followed and overtook^him, ai'd we are informed, left him nearly dead,^having;whipped him in an inhuman manner.
Theatricals.On Tuesday evening,
TheWillow Copse'' was put on for the second and^last time duridg the engagement of the Couldock*.^the only Luke Fielding and Rose there are on the^stage. If on the first evening its rendering was ex^^cellent, its last was still much superior. Why^this was so with the principal characters, who^have played it for so many years that it would^seem the most minute expression would be a ster^^eotyped repetition, can only be accounted for by-^some subtle influence, a kind of mysterious agencv^that is not controlled by the size of the audience, by^ti'ne, or place, or circumstance ; a chain of mag^^netic sj mpatby welded by the foot lights, binding^actors and audience closely together and intensify,^ing iuterest as it inspires exertion. We have amend^^ed our opinion of Willow Copse. Not that we con^^sider it less cruel or extravagant. It is too merci^^lessly severe; but the moral of the piece makes par^^tial atonement. Men who have trodden the strewn^battlefield unmoved have wept like children at its^mimic scenes of woe. Miss Couldock's acting in^the letter scene is a Moses' rod that cannot but open^the lountains of the stoniest heart, and they are few^who can completely divest themselves of the seem^^ing reality and attribute to artistic effort that which^appears impulsive and uurestrainablo. In all her^characters she is a careful, truthful actress ; but as^Rose Fielding she is really great. If Air. Couldock^should ever die, which we really hope he wont, his^sign board should be inscribed, ^ Here lies Luke^Fielding.^ Langrisbe, Martin and Norwood were^as precions a trio of scoundrels as one would wish^to meet in an anti-vigilante dark alley. The latter^was immense^avoirdopoisly so, aud the entire^company acquitted themselves creditably. Airs.^Langrisbe as Colin in ^ The Y'outh who never saw^a Woman,^ is responsible for the moHt shockingly^boisterous levity that a Virginia audience has ever^been guilty of. . We liesjxwk its repetition before^the company leaves Virginia- By the way, we^only have three nights more. Let each one he a^bumper It will be long ere we have such enter^^tainments here again.
Equinoctial.Some astute naanufac- j
turerof cabalistic characters and eccentric carica^^turist of fish and flesh, in the interim sfsnMMssl^contests or perhaps during the pardonable lunacy j^of the honeymoon period, several hundred or more^years ago, described a belt in the heavens through |^which the sun |^assed, and sketched upon it adczeu j^grotesque figures denominated zodiacal signs, co^^pies of which have been bunded down to the pres^^ent generation by meaus of agricultural almanacs 1^and astrologers robes, by careful attention to which^superstitioux housewives are enabled io raise good^carrots, and a lot of iifernal old masculine scouu- i^drels dupe sighing lovers in the young bovine pe- I^riod of lbe tender passion. One of the illustrations !^(Libra) applies particularly to mining cumps,^which accounts for the storm prevailing fur the past^few days, as old Sol approaches that point, aud is^generally designated as the equinoctial storm. On^next Monday, the 23d, the days and nights will be^weighed in ^the balance^ ami matters made even^between them, after which Old Sol. like Gail Ham^^ilton, will go ^wool gathering^ after Aries until the^21st of March, when he will find Nox has taken^advantage of him aud there will be another stormy^settlement. At dusk last evening the loot hills^were covered with snow, and the streets were^slushy with the melted flakes that were shaken^down from the dismal clouds during the greater^part of the day.
TheCity Government.^The City
electionon Tuesday passed off very quietly. The^vote was only about half as large as at the general^election on the 2d- The total vote was under 300.^The vote of all the wards fur Police Magistrates^aggregates as follows: Mulfiy. 210; Beery, 133,^AlcKvily, 92; Cowan, 30. For City Attorney,Chiles,^313: Edwards. 134. For City Alarshal. Hurst, 213;^McKenzie, 189- There was no opposition tor the^offices of Treasurer and Assessor- The following^is a list of the City officers elected:
PoliceMagistrateTbeo. Muiffy-^Clerk and AttorneyWm. 11. Chiles
MarshalGeo. B. Hurst
Treasurere. 8- Calhoun
AssessorC. C. Alenaugb
Alderman,1st Wardc. Hampton
Alderman,2d WardH. A. Pease
Alderman,3d Wardii. S. Gilbert
TheBoard of Aldermen met last evening to can^^vass the vote, and the successful candidates will^be sworn in and assume the duties of their respec^^tive offices to-day. The results give very general^satisfaction, and from the character of the gentle^^men, we think all will be tally as well satisfied^with their administration of municipal affairs at^the close of their term, as they are now at their^election.
Withot u Compliments.^The Hele^^na Herald, better known in Montana by the appro^^priate titles bestowed upon it by the Gazette, has^recently flung an inuendo or two at the Post. As^to any intention on the |^art of the proprietors of^this paper to lessen expenses or suspend the Tri^^weekly, it is a falsehood, aud that is all we have to^say about it. The Herald bas all the business on^hand it is competent to attend to if it keeps even^with the Gazette, and we do not consider it of suffi^^cient importance to devote any further attention to^it. It is considerably addled with vanity just now.^After it gets well of that d'sease it will be more re- i^spectable, perhaps.
TheNew Paper^Mr. Frank Kenyon.
wellknown on the other side as an enterprising^newspaper man. has en route for Deer Lodge City-^two presses, a fine assortment of newspaper and job^type, and will shortly commence the publication at^that place of a weekly newspaper, devoted to the^iu general and Deer Lodge
ASpecimen Poem.^It bas been said
tbatman is naturally a religious animal. From^the amount of rythmical effusions of questionable^merit that find their way into print and tbe multi^^tudinous number that nece-sarily find their way to^tbe waste basket or are preserved as too sacred for^tbe public eye by the loving authors, we feel al^^most incl ined to add that the prevailing ambition^of young men and young women is to be a poet or^poe*^ s- The number of ^mute, inglorious Mil-^tons,^ is increased by every mail reoeive 1 at a^newspaper office, and if it could be left to a vote^of those enjoying single blessedness a larger^majority than Brownlow teceived in Tennessee^would in every State denounce editors^except^Dow,of the H'urtrly^as most unfeeling,unapprec^ative mousters, compared to whom Caliban was an^angel of light, and Herod a minis.er of mercy. Wc^do not propose to vindicate the character of the fra^ternity in this number, in fact not at all. That we^are of*tbe vampirian species, sucking tbe blood o^each other to maintain life or satiate a craving for^tbe liquid luxury iu which bandits are said to^baptize their orgies, is undeniable, and so what we^are charged with may stand as an offset to what we^are guilty of. Yesterday's mail brought ^^^pome^ of twenty verses, from Providence, R. L.^^Providence is a good thing in its way^felicitously^describinga ^clam bake,' soliciting an early in^^sertion and assuring us that ^the ftersons named i^it have no objection to their names being published;^the most remarkable instance of humility on record^We shall hereafter look upon Rhode Island as the^home of the martyrs. Unhappily we are limited^by space to n few extracts. Here is how the thing^was gotten up.
Tbesun rose cloudy on a July morning,
Whenfrom their beds^As tbe day was dawning,
Uprosethe clam-bakere' heads.
Itwill be inferred that the dawn of day comes at^I sunrise in Rhode Island. From the next it will be^seen that a cloudy sunrise is indicative of a fine day
Theirtoilets they did quickly make.
Andwent down to breakfast in full array;^They filled their baskets with pie aud cake^In anticipation of a very fine day.
Thejourney is then described at length, which^| ended very fortunately at the house of agemleman^whose name rhymes beatifully with ^scramble.
Soonwe arrived at the bouse of Mr. Candell,
Wherethe clam-bake was to be.^They got out of the wagon with a great scramble^For they were so happy, light aud free.
Theparty then visited ^a revolutionary Fort,^^^which should be compelled to take the ^iron SaSaT^' ^got wet^the author has a dry way of telling it^^ran to the house and eat clams, alter which, tor^I some mysterious rer.son, the girls ^all felt blue. ' To^improve their color they ^concluded to ride down^hill.
foin the wagon they soon climbed.
Andthe wagon they did till.^Two boys pulled in front and two pushed behind^And ran the whole wagou load down hill,
Buthere comes a horrible catastrophe
Anddown another hill we ran^Johnny ami Eddy were at the aft;
CharlieButter and Walter Pitman^Let go and broke the shaft.
Thegirls screamed, of course, but the young^gentlemen meutioned, were masters of the situation^and soon had the girls safe back at supper. Th^fcktivities are described at length. Finally,
At7, p. m.; their homes they did reach
Andwalked in the house with such presumption^Then drank a glass of brandy and water each^To prevent them from catching consumption
ispositively the last of the dramatic se son in Vir^giniu. It has been a suc.-.-ssful one to the manager^a pleasant one te the company and a delightful one^to our citizens. This last night Miss Couldock^receives a Benefit. Mr. I'ouMock has nurtured an^envious heir to his talents and fouud a dangerous^rival ere the mantle has fallen from his shoulders^Even now the populace accord equal honors, and^not without cause. His support a few years since,^she now walks hand in hrnd. as true a reader as^tbe worthy sire. Her fine rendering of every char^^acter so far represented has elicited deserved enco^miums from every lip. and to-night she essays a^character she has never hitherto attempted, that of^Airs- Haller in Kotzebue's sterling play of ^Tbe^Stranger,^ and we err in our estimate of her abiI^ties if she does not win brigiit histrionic laurels oa^the dangerous ^first night.^ We are glad to see^^One Touch of Natare on again as the al.erpiecc.^The treble attraction of debut, benefit and farewell^performance, in undoubtedly the best bill ot the^season, and the opportunity afforded ot manifesting^in a practical, matter of fact .way the deserved ap^^preciation of the beneficiare. will fill the Peoples^Theatre as it bas not been filled before. The only^hope there is for a scat is to apply early this morn^^ing. Air. Couldock appears as tbe Stranger, Atr.^Shields as Baron St in fort, Mr. Brown as Count^Winterseu, Air. Mart.n as Soloinou. Air. Norwood^as Peter, anil Air. Griffith as Francis. Airs. F'itz-^williams and Mrs. Shields are also in the cast.
CongressionalScrip.^Mr. John S
Lott,late Auditor of the Territory, requests us to^make the following statement i There was a deb:^of 815,000 incurred for Territorial expenses during^Governor Edgertou's administration for which n^appropriation was made. Governor Edgerton ap^particular. It will be called ^ The I ProTe^l ^12,000 ol it. and General Meagher issued^Weekly Independent.^ and we understand is to be I dr*ft^ OD '*^^^- ^ S. Treasury for that amount, which^independent in politics. Frank is a good business WM ^1*.,d- About 83,000 was never approve.!, and
forwan ed to Headquarters frum Camp Meagher,^states that Jno. Thompson, one of the three men^rescued by Col. Howie, at Boulder Creek, and wfco^had be^ n severely wounded by the Indians, died^at t imp and was buried with military honors.^Thompson had just came through from the States.^He was from Leeds, England, aud was about30^years of age. Five men arrived from Fort Smith^on tbe 4th. They only saw one party- of fifteen^Indians on the road.
man,a live editor and good fellow. We wish him^most abundant success in his new enterp1 ^.se, and^commend bim to the people in that quarter as well^worthy of support. His prospectus will be issued^in a day or two, giving terms, etc.
Whois Hi;.^Wm ^m^ the following
inan exchange : ^Several bricks ot Montana gold^Communication^ nave recently been received at St. Louis. Among^them is one valued at ^9,600; two bricks, one^weighing 452, and the other 453 ounces, valued^respectively at #7,60!) 47, and #!^,775 43, each con^^taining 43,100 of pure gold- These bricks are the^result of a lucky venture of a St. Louis typo.
/^^* Tutrdfi'w TH-Weekly
Fastkr.The Idaho World says the
stagefrom Canyon City to Dalles City, Oregon,^lately made the trip. W0 miles. 1n 29 hours, and^calls it fast ^ That is 6i miles per hour. The^Wells, Fargo eeach eame into Virginia on Satur^^day morning in 57 hours from Salt Lake City, 450^^^Tiles, within a small fraction ot 8 miles an hour,^including stoppage*, ferriages and night drives.^We may he pardoned lor our title of '* faster.
Enlarged.The Salt L^*ke Vedette
hasincreased its proportions to the original size^and added greatly to its appearance and value.
AnotherPaper.^O. J. Ooldrick, well
knowsthroughout the West, is about to edit a new^paper in Denver, to be entitled the Kooky Mountain^Herat*. Price #5 per annum, payable in^cash.
;Ixkst.A letter addressed to Eugene^^ k some ^iace between Content's Corner sad^^h. Poatorrtce. The finder will confer a favor by^leaving the same at Whitehi.l's keg saloon. twit
Bura .copy mi theVi^ilaate*.
To-Day.The election for municipal
officersto-day, promises to be warmly contested.^Several gentlemen have an admirable appreciation^of their capabilities for dispensing justice in the^capacity of Police Magistrate, and have been dilig^^ently engaged in .inputting the idea to their fellow^citizens during the last week. There are really too^many candidates for the various positions to give^them each personal mention, but some of their^friends will, no doubt, discharge that duty with^pleasure when you go to vote.
FromThursday's Tri- Weekly.
Patmv Mauley Again.^We some^^time since published an account of the death of^Patsey Marley. as related to us by Mark M. Bs^^uiaine. The Reese River Reveille discredited the^statement and asked Information from other parties,^basing its doubts uj^on the fact of the length of^time that had elapsed between the tim^ of his death^and the publication of the statement. Of Mark M.^Komaine s character for veracity we know nothing.^His statement may be questioned and it may be^untrue. He is at present in the volunteers, some^125 miles from here, and we have no immediate fa^^cilities for procuring further particulars or substan^^tiation ; but the following circumstance should not^be forgotten by tbe Reveille : In tbe early part of^this year we published a statement of Marley s^death, and gave J. C. Orem (Con) for onr author^^ity, stating at the time tbat it appeared very^strauge that occurring so much nearer Salt Lake^City than Virginia, the Vedette and Telegraph, had^not received the information We discredited it.^Meeting Con. Orem afterward, he stated that he^had received a letter written by Marley s request,^ami that tbe writer would soon be here. Romaine^was tbe person. He came to this Territory and en^^listed in the militia. Coming to Virginia as an^orderly. Con Orem brought him to this office, where^he gave the information as published. We inquired^why he had not before given it publicity, and he^said tbat having writ^n to Con Orem be supnosed^it would become public. He had been in the moun^^tains and is not that kind of a man likely to hur*^an editor's sanctum had he been in town. He gave^tiie name ar^i address of the man who was in com^^pany with Lim, who is now in California and said^either of them would saake oath to the circum^^stances. Not being familiar with the locality we^assume all discrepancies in that particular. There^is one ether thing to be considered. If Patsey Mar^^ley is aot dead, where is he ^ Our first statement^has been published six months or more. The last^account has been copied io numerous papers on^the coast, and tbe letter from Jas. P. BulL of Har-^dysvi i le. At zona, published in the Reveille, is just^equivalent to an admission on his part that he does^not know anything about it. If Mark Romaine will^make a certified statement of the whole affair and^send te this office we will publish it-
P.8.^Since writing the above we have received^a 8alt Lake VedeMe of Sept. 12. stating that it pub^^lished as account of Marley s death in Deo ember,^1866, from particulars received direct from Fahran-^agat, and MeLaugebn says : ^ We will consider^Atari* y dead until further advices. ' So ssy we.
Buta copy of the Vigilante*.
TheI.am.kisiik Bknekit.^Mr. Lan-^grishe's benefit on Thursday night was just such an^one as we think any actor would desire^a good^bill, a full house, a fine cast, and a hearty recep^^tion. There bas been no entertainment during tbe^season more highly appreciated or more worthy of^it than that of Thursday evening. ^ One Touch of^Nature^ brought out a new phase of Miss Coul^^dock's acting^a woman with woman's instincts,^vivacity and coquetry, predominating ; a glimpse^of Thespian sunshine, not so grand perhaps but^more lovely than the storm. We have had tsars^enough within the month to atone for all tbe sins^committed since the creation. For some incompre^^hensible reason play goers demand the serious,^tragic, miserable, broken hearted, skull and cross^bone pieces, and managers cater to their morbid^desires and depraved intellectual appetites, sand^^wiching in a smile between two floods of tears and^see them gobbled as dainty luxuries by apprecia^^tive audieuces. Thursday evening was comedy^night, however, and everybody enjoyed it. Lan^^grisbe as the Irish Kir grant took splendidly and^his songs were applaud d to the echo. The orches^^tral accompaniment to ^Wearing of the Green^ was^one of the most astonishing musical achievements^we have ever heard. Mrs. F'itzwilliams made a^most decided hit as Mrs. Grimgriskin- One of the^very best actors of the company we have hitherto^neglected to award the mention his merits deserve,^Mr. White, tbe ' old man^ of the company, whose^characters are unexceptionably well rendered. The^cast of tbe evening gave several of the company an^opportunity to appear to better advantage than in^any bill hitherto offered. The only regret was in^the mengreness of Mr. Couldock's part as Penhold^^er. Mr. Lankrishe will have occasion to remember^his benefit with pleasure, professionally we know,^snd pecuniarily we think we know. Mr. Langrisbe,^accompanied by Mrs. Langrisbe, lelt for Helena^this morning, to make arrangements for a short^dramatic season in that place- Mr. and Miss Csul-^dock and the entire company will reach theieearly^in the coming week. We bespeak for them a cor^^dial reception and generous support in the sister^city.
Turnedup Again.-^Patsey Marley
hasbeen a deal of trouble to get stowed away. No^sooner have we got bim comfortably disposed of^than he ^turns up again,^ and will not down at^our bidding. Since our last issue we have learned^tbat Romaine bss miraculously disappeared from^camp without the usual formality of discbarge pa^^pers. The Vedette also publishes the following^from tbe Arizona Miner ot Aug. 24. which about^settles it in favor of Patsey. Marley expresses a^desire to set up a shoe shop in the vicinity of Ro^^maine. From all accounts there would be strong^competition in that business. Several persons in^this quarter will go at it tbe first opportunity.^Patsey will be considered alive until further ad^^vices ^ Patsey Marley. who has lived in Presoott^shce last winter, has called upon us to say that not^^withstanding tbe reports of tbe Montana Poet, the^Reese Rivet Reveille, the San Francisco Call sad^the story of one Mark M. Romaine, upon which^they are based, be did not die in Death Valley in^November last, either through exhaustion or by^violence, snd was sot buried there on tbe 9th of^'.eat month by Romaine or any one else, but is alive^and kicking, and would be most happy to kick said^Romaine lor his false and; sensational assertions^regarding him.
thescrip for tbe same is yet outstanding. The cred^itors expected that on the arrival of Secretary Tufts^their scrip would be redeemed. Advices from^Washington instruct the Secretary that it cannot^be paid until tbe claims have been forwarded and^audited at tbe Treasury Department. Also that^the vouchers tor General Meagher's drafts which^had been authorized by Governor Edgerton and^were forwarded to Washington have never been^received at tbe department, aud lie has not yet been^credited with the expenditure. Tbe scripoutstand^ing cannot, therefore, be paid until the accounts^are audited by the department at Washington.
AnotherMill for Sterling.^Mr.
L,W. Borton; an energetic and well-known resi^^dent ot this Territory, organized iu Wheeling. Va.,^last February, a mining company known as the^Hot Spring Gold and Silver Mining Company. It^is coni loosed of a limited number of business men^in that place. They purchased at Marshall ^ Qa*e^Western Foundry Works in St. Louis, a 15-stanip^mill, of exeellant workmanship,- and shipped it per^steamer Zephyr, which reached the mouth of Ala^^lia's shiut the 1st inst. Tbe mill is now being^brought through and will be on tbe ground in ten^or fifteen days. The company own some very-^promising leads in the Hot Spring district, among^which are tbe Hayner. Oleander. Borton, San Jo-^quin and San Jose, said to be very rich and easy of^acce s. They have ample power for propelling the^mill, aud extra power for hoisting, etc. Air. John^F. Hcrvey is Su|^erintendent, and has several years^experience among mines and minerals to practical^^ly qualify him for his labors. If energy, industry^and perseverance will command success, we shall^predict for the H. 8. G. A S. M. Co. a prosperous^future.
Minor Itemh.^The telegraph ha*
beendown, east of Salt Lake, tor the past three or^four days. They were working yesterday P. M.,^but there was over 600 dispatches accumulated at
SaltLake taking precedence of tbe news report
TheMasonic dedication, procession, festival, ball,^^e., has been postponed from Tuesday the 8th to
Thursdaytbe 10th of OctoberLate arrivals
fromthe Gallatin say teat no trace of the murderers^^f Davidson has been discovered. ...Most delight^^ful weather has succeeded the mid week storm
Aninebriated devotee of Bacchus was yesterday^loused with several buckets of Adam's ale, from^lecond story windows, much to the amusement of^the Jackson street idlersCon. Orem is negotia^^ting with a celebrated time-keeper, of the Denver
sourse,to act as referee In the coming fight
Col.Neil Howie leaves for the Yellowstone this^Homing on important busiuess.
Gratis.Dr. Nichols, the uptown
Dentist,played a rather practical joke on a loafer^yesterday who had came in and gone to sleep en^iis chair. Loafer unfortunately sleeps with his
Masonic.The attention of the offi
cetsof the subordinate lodges in this jurisdiction is^called to tbe requirements of the Constitution and^by-laws touching their reports to the Grand LodK'-^The third annual communication of the Grand^Lodge will be held at Virginia City the first^Monday in October next.
W.F. SANHEitrt. Grand Secretary.^Virginia City, Sept. 20th, 1S67.
Geta copy ot the Vigilantes to mail^home.
Ballat Nevada.^A grand ball will
begiven at Adelpbi Hall. Nevada, on Friday eve^^ning. Sept. 27th. Colwell's full quadrille band^will be in attendance. Tickets, including supper,^#6 currency. Committee of Arrangements^Jake^Poznainsky, r. O. Bailey, W. H. Patton, Nevada ;^E. F. Davis, Junction. sel8-2t
Attention,Comrades!^Poet No. 1
t3A r , meets every Tuesday evening, at St^o'clock. By order of [tt] COMMANPKK.
Sendit home^the Vigilantefi. To be
hadat tbe City Book Store.
Attention!.U. L. A. of Virginia city-^Meetings, every Saturday evening. Jan. 21, tf
THOKOtHUMAN^BOYI K^At the residence of the^bride s father, Alajor J. R. Boioe, on Thursday ere^ning. the PJth inst , by the Rev. Father Van t.amp.^Colonel Thomas Tlioroughman to Miss Mattie L.^I'oyce. all of Virginia City.
FrontTv.ee day's Tri-Weekly.
.Chinese Funeral.^The Chinese wo^^man who was murdered on last Sunday night, was^buried on the afternoon of the 10th inst- Quite a^large number, excited by curiosity, attended tbe^burial, but there were none, or but very few, of the^ceremonies incident to such occasions, performea.^None of the'Chinese masculines attended, whether^on account of the method of her death, or because^she did not owe allegiance to any of the principal^men here, we know not. On arrival at the grave,^her clothing was taken out of tbe hearse and set on^fire; the coffin was then lowered into the grave,^which was very shallow, being not more than three^feet deep, a lew incense rods burned, some fruit^thrown into the grave and a few hand fulls of rice^scattered around promiscuously, and the ceremony^was ended. But three of b^r femele friends at^^tended, and the proceedings were conducted by^them-
TheRace.^It would Reem that the
fallraces had commenod in earnest, as racing is^now the moet prominent topic of conversation one^hears on the streets. Our city is blest with quite a^number of men who think they have fast horses, and^also with an equal number of others who imagine^they are the professors of nags ^ ho can ^do^ their^i in just a leette better time than the former. The^result is that a considerable amount of sport may^be looked forward to within the next two weeks.^The race on Wednesday last, between Comstock's^sorrel mare and Bailey's roan horse, was a lively^arT'iir so far as betting was concerned, two to one^being offered on the horse with any number of^takers. The race was 300 yards for *#.'^0 a side,^and was won by the horse, according to the^judges' decision, nine feet. Some dissatisfaction^was manifested at the result, and one man offered^to bet #1,000 tbat the mare couid beat the horse,^both to run tbe same distance over again, but could^The affair, however, passed off
aouthopen, Doctor, supposing (of course) that he^ras en business, examined his molars, and the^^' rst intimation Loafer bad of his presence was on^feeling a slight twinge snd seeing one of bis teeth^held triumphantly in the Doctor's pliers. The joke^j s too good to lose, if tbe tooth was not. We are^I *rrquested not to mention names.
ForSummit.^We are informed that
sten stamp mill, marked Lechner A Soutbmayde,^snd intended to be erected in the Summit District,^vas brought up on tbe JSephyr, and will shortly^srrive front the mouth of fbe Marias.
Retikxkd.^Harry Robinson, a Mon^^tana Sixty-fiver, who will be favorably remember^^ed by tbe patrons of Carroll A Co.'a Miners' Store^in Nevada, and who bas been rusticating for a yeaa^er two amid the clsasic shsdes ot West Virg'inis^has returned to this city and proposes to again com^^mence business in these mountains.
CnANOE OF PlA'cE OF WORSHIP.
Divineservices in tbe Methodist Church will occur^leld on Sunday next, at tbe school bouse on Broad^^way, near Idaho street, and will eontinue there on^^ach subsequent Sabbath until the completion of^the new church.CHABLE8 Kikg, Pastor.
TheVery Last Boat.^By reference
toour advertising columns, under the head of^^ New To-Day,'1 will be found the advertisement^of the fine, full cabined steamer Iluntsvillc. The^stage of the Missouri and the light draught of this^boat, only 17 inches, promise an expeditious and^pleasant voyage to St. Louis. The boat is well ap^poiuted iu every particular for a late trip, and well^officered. Parties intending to take this boat should^start from Virginia per coach on the 21st. and from^Helena on the 22d inst., to make connection with^the last mackinaws that will convey passengers to^Cow Island, where the Huutsville starts from.
NewBook.^A new work, written by
agent eman resident in this Territory, is shortly to^be published. The work is to be entitled the ^Un^expected Heir.^ and will be a charming blending^of historical lore and fanciful fiction, after tbe style^of J. F.Smith. O. P. R. James, G. w. M. Reynolds,^and other authors of like note. It is to be pub^lished by subscription, and quite a large list o:^names have been already procured. Considerable^anxiety is felt to have the work published at an^early day, as it will undoubtedly be one of thril^^ling iuterest. Should it meet with that success^which the author and bis friends confidently anti^cipate. we understand be is to be employed on a^serial tale by one of our city papers.
A.Strange Case.- We have heard
ofa strange attempt at the abduction of a young^girl eleven years of age. under circ.imstancos which,^to say the least, are unaccountable, if aot iuhnmun^and depraved. Through the exertions of Mr. Beid-^ler the child was restored to her family, and joy^now reigns where heretofore there was naught but^gloom and despair. Owing to the peculiar nature^f the facts which surround the case, we forbear^comment, with the hope that should the parties un-^undertake to play a like game in the future, they^will be dealt with in a summary and effectual^manner.
Jewelry.Messrs. Dunlap ^ Co. have^lately received a large assortment of fine English^and American gold and silver watches, diamond^rings, and an extensive stock of jewelry of every^description. The work turned out by this firm,^from native gold, cannot be exoelled in workman^^ship or design by the shop* of Ball, Black At Co., or^Tiffany A Co., of New Y'ork. They have manu^^factured some beautiful setts of jewelry, neck^chains, rings, etc.. and have constautly on band a^large supply. Those going East can take along^with them no more appropriate reminder of the pro^^duct and manufactures of our Territory, than a sett^of this jewelry, or a chain of the moet durable ami^artistic workmanship. Give them a call.
Topography.Mr. Foot, who has for
sometime past been engaged in getting up a map^of Edgerton and a portion of Jefferson counties, in^^forms tis that his labors will soon be completed and^he map sent East to be lithographed. Those^'uerefore, who own leads and wish to have them^ocated on this map should lose no time in calling^^n the gentleman, as they will be able to avail^themselves of the opportunity for a short time only.
SilverCity.^From Mr. Rose we
earnthat everything is moving along lively in^this camp. There is but one drawback, snd ^that^is the supply of water- This, however, wil! be^remedied in a short time by tbe ditch which is being^brought in frem the Prickly Pear.
Gone.At length, after a delay of
somethingover a year, F'oster was sent down tbe^river to serve out his term of imprisonment in the^I*. 8. Peniteutiary at Detroit, Michigan. He goes^in charge of M r. Knox.
Returned.Mr. L. W. Borton, for^^merly of Virginis. reached here on Friday last af^^ter a tedious trip up tbe river, The gentleman^brought a quartz mill with him. and intends en-^Hsging extensively in mining operation*
QuartzSale.^Messrs. John Simondo
AndHenry Angnstine told to Mr. J. C. Ricker 88^feet of the east end of claim No. 1, west from dis^^covery, on the Whirl:,tch Union lode, for the sum^of #10,000. being at tbe rate of #125 per foot. An^exceedingly good bargain.
tCity Reservoir.^This much needed
improvementtowards tbe protection of oar ciry^from fire, is fast hastening towards completion.^The ditch is finished to the point of tbe hill east of^Main street, and the reservoir bas a force of men^at work on it. It is expected that the whole will^be in running order by tbe first of October
LastChaw k.-There is cond-h
workbeing done, both in the abov. . , ^^hills on esch side. a visit to sSsaaCu^ ^Hi.^and seven below discovery on tk. ^Ws.^found matters and thing, pro*n-ssiT. Ma^The clann. are known as the K^S^aud belong respectively to Taylor e^*.^Co Holloway a Ludky ^nd Gerwi,,t''*'***^well worthy a visit. They are now 1 V**d s!^these chums a bank of gravel wnich . ,n* C^twenty feet in depth and run, *m) ,!7^^w*^^day to the sluice, with no bed rock ri! ^** Z^ranges from three and a half to ^-,.*^7^least at the upper claim, and ^prs-/r, *2^ally deepening as they penetrate the ,^ ^N^^sag, or whatever else it may be eallrt N^iroin about the upper line of He five, ^ n,**ll^and si supposed to be ^^ ol.i n, ' ^^^has been sunk down through pay to ^ . ^^^1. .^feet, but owing to water they are nashi*^it any deeper than above mention't U *^^'^present evidence the claims may last f ^^it is hard to even approximate ^totbeirTZ^N^or relative worth. Certainly they ar^^^**^
tIX. kn,,w orin the *n,ch ^inin* Sh
BentovNews.^The new* fs,,,,, ,
seaportis rather unimportant at present t^ ^^stirring which we have heard from tber. **^time is the account of a charivari tenderli^of the irrepressible youths of that **^^prominent employee of Wei's, Fargo iT*. W^^press, who had taken up his residence it, ' **^short time^to enjoy the sea breezt^we suppose. He had taken u|^widowed lady, and his friends s^^been aud gone and done it,^'or iu^^spliced.^ proceeded to give them -Tt^IiiT'*1^manner aforesaid; but they were tssaa^^dertand, by the recipent of their favors ,k*'* *^was not the case, as he was but a transien* i^.**1^and had no such iuten'ion as that attribntl^*'^'^The affair was finally settled, but not u -i ^*^e. hail shot oir his d^ringer, ami a so b;^latter to a heavy extent. ^^aSj
TheRain.^The late rain hag
dedlychanged the aspect of things both a'nu.^rically and individually. From the %K*h**^heat of So degrees in the shade, we navel*, i^ed, without auy gradations whatever ts ^5^uigbts, and that ^sere and yellow leaf* ill^^year which we all innocently thought was ^ti^a month bence. As a consequence, our^torsJ**^chants are doing s lively business, heavyefcaS^is in demand, and that bipedal pbenotne^as tho ^stove shark^ is beginning to tutait ti^^rious saloons and bar rooms.
ElDorado Bar.^The ditch tot!
barwill be completed, it is thought, bv thesns*^of tbe next month. There are nosr over one hi'^red men at work on it. and every exertion hSI^made to push it rapidly towards completion^^the certainty of its being finished beesjsjsi ^Wr A.^strated every day claims on the bar are lookirur^ward, and now range in price from #500 to t!^^and ready sales are found at these rates, it L;^without doubt, be one of the m.^st pr.nl ^ v,^tricts in this vicinity, when once they are enabfc!^to work it.
NewGulch.^A new gulch has ]ate
beendiscovered by Col. W,ssl^, well kseei!^Virginia and Nevada as one of ibe aitst success^miners of Alder gulch in early days. Tbsssk^is situated on the headwaters of Salmon pR^across the divide from Pioneer gulch, a tribute^of Deer Lodge. The gulch has been saai^Dahlenega, and prospects sufficient are essss^to warrant the running of s drain ditch. TatOj^thinks lie has something pretty good, and wt tii^cerely hope that bis anticipations will bs fail'^realized,
AJaw-Breaker.^A man name
HenryDalleouise, having got outside of kss mac^of tbe fluid extract of corn, on last Saturday aftt^ooon, mounted a fractious cayuse,acd,as a nstsn^consequence, the cay use got the best of bin. Tl^animal threw him off and dragged him a conside^able distance, breaking his left jaw io twopaes^and otherwise bruising bim. He sustained see^ternal injuries, and was doing as well as coaldb^expected, on last Sunday afternoon.
Thompson'sRiver.^The new dig^^ging* on this stream are attracting cotiinieraW^attention, and parties are every day leavinj nV^mines in our immediate vicinity tor the new CUr^rado. a party of some twelve or fifteen left On,,^ally Range on Saturday last, and another psrtj^from silver Creek outfitted iu this city un SutxLr^last, and started on Monday. The^sent the diggings as being good, with plenty ^.'^water.
HotSprings.^This favorite place of
resorthas lately undergone decided snd much^needed improvement, and it stands, both in con^^veniences and adornments, second to no house in^the Terriiory. The lessee, Mr. Matterson, has dis^^played decided taste in fitting up the interior, and^the spirit of enterprise wh eh prompted the outlay-^will no doubt be well rewarded.
Fora first class cocktail, or other
spiritualbeverage, go to the Crystal Palace saloon,^Main street.
APope, Main street, Helena I
Morn. Noon. Eve.8. H.Aver.
Septemb'r1045^ 7f^c 66^120^a2i
u 58 78 64 11466*
ArrestedThree sons of the Celestial
Kmplrewere arrested on Friday for keeping a gaw -^bl'ng ball without license. Case was continued un^^til Saturday.
TheVigilantes are for sale at the City
Buya copy of the Vigilante*.
GravellyRange.^From Capt. De
morest,just in from the above diggings we la-,^tbat the prospects and appearance ot things Ink^favorable for a lively camp iu the future, and prop-^ably at no distant day. The water was let istc^tbe ditch last week, and sluicing had comment*^in the gulch. A tunnel was also being run into the^hill, at the expense of the claimholders. tor the pot-^poe of prospecting it, and highly flattering result^have been obtained.
LookOut.^Our merchants and busi^^ness men canuot be too oarefal in regard to us^quality and description of gold they take in. If they^do not. they may find they have been taken in tses-^selves. An attempt was made by a seedy-lookist^individual to pass some bogus dust on I'usasssB^a Hehm. (or clothing which he stood much in nte^^of. It failed, however, and they let the chsp sf^with a reprimand more forcible than poetic. -
Gone.The (steamer Imperial left
CowIsland on about the 17th instant, bsriug a^board a total of 186 deck and cabin pnssenrers. snd^forty-four soldiers. She also receipted for 9lOO.Jlf^in treasure.
FromSaturday's Tri-Wcekl).^The New Diggings.^From a corre*
pondencewhich appeared in last Thursday'i G*^tette, over the signature of ^ Ninette ' we pies'^the following particulars with reference to tbe d^^^mines further north : The mines are situated is I^tributary of the Kootenai, aud empties into us'^stream below tbe Big Bend. Prospects as high a^#1.25 and as low as two cents to the pan has bees^obtained, and it is thought it will average twenty^cents to tbe pan. It is from two to ten feettsts*^bed-rock, with plenty of water. It prospects;betw^than either Boise or Kootenai did. There V*^some five or six hundred men now in and nHftf*-^ng daily. The direct route is down the Hellss*^canyon, pass Missoula and turn north, taking '**^road to Jocko valley, thence down said vabsy*^Flathead river, crossing the river to Collint Isflry'^thence on the main travelled road to Horse Pnurt*^where the road turns off through the moasasst^The men who were lately killed while packing3^^the camp wore tinmen Anthony Cavanangh ^^^'*
MooreaudAllen. Tbe deed was sajMSsP
bya party of Kootenai and Pen d'Oreille IstfjS*^who barned the bodies of Cavanaugb and AOsa^but buried Moore. Joe Herron, the fcarth ^*^was shot through the body-, but managed foer^^^away. Hs was twenty-three days in reisMSl^camp, a distance of only eighteen miles, sss*^^sufferings must have been terrible. There sjesss^enough miners in there to protect themselves, sss^we have no doubt but that they will do it
TheBig Sale.^The most excitin,
topicwhich has transpired of late in this *jj^2^has been the sale of the Whitlatoh Union. ^ *^consummated on Tuesaay last, Whitlatch dassasj^of his sntire interest in ths mine, buildings, eta.^J. II. Hubbell, of the North West Fur Cffsjjssy.^Gen. Sol. Meredith, Surveyor General ofMaisaa^and Pinnsy A Trumbull, bankers, of Hsleo*^the sum of #25U,000- This comprises suwj^^ground en tbs mine except that owned bv tbe r^adelphia Gold Enterprise Co., and the I * L ^^and a few other outside parties. The^recorded on tbe 2Sth day of February, ie6*^T^which time work bas been constantly dune si^until at the present time it is one of tbe teas ^^oped leads in the Terrttory, snd, under ^b^^efficient management, there is beyond a donD^_^ficient wealth in it to make Rothchild'sofsJl^^^ested in its purchase. The snm taken in ^^^^j^tien with the known wealth ami advanced ^^^T^^development of the mine is comj^srativ*l.v ^^and tbe sale can only be accounted for on the ^^itable grounds that tbe owner wished to ^^himsslf from the excitement and turmoil in,'^!^_1,^-^a miner's life, and retire en a handsome ^**j^^fence. And just here we wish to state that u^ jj^^not now, and probably never will be, a IB**sJjjss^better deserves tbe good fortune which hi
andif such is tbe case, Montana will haniij^upon bis like sgaln-
fromMr. Besupre, that ths above gnlck ats^^people in it ^still live. ^ There are now *^^^|sj^men st work is the gulch, the majority oi^are doing well.
tothe owner of the Whitlatch Union. It^tention, we understand, to shortly P1^^,^isss