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sArTLEDAI on01, . Ami..ss.
PEN ANlD scIB·t .
Thu bill to incorporate the Iaho,
Oregon and Puget S`mnd RHalroad com
anv, proposes to vest in ýidney Dillon,
St'. l)urant, Brigham Young and oth
cr... and their s:.ccessors, thie power to
;,,ild a railroad from a point on the
Uni")n Pacific, between Green river and
1i3 ,tegrees thirty tulutes w et longi
tu,!e, north to Snake river valley: thence
nortllhwesterly to Columbia River valley;
. nue to Portland. Oregon : thience to
.: Sund. T'1"e company asks for
y :'ernate section oft public. nn
iint-ral lands, to the amount of twenty
-,;,rnae sections per mile on each side
: . railroa(d liUne, to be tranted wh.-n_
v nr any twenty miles are built; and
also for tUnited states bonds, payable in
real t."nder, to the amount of $16,000
per mile through plain and 432,000
.hr,,utgh mountain routes. for which a
_of,,,nlJ mortgage to the United States
-:,;; ,e ziv,.n on the entire road. The
:rnt:s are to a ,ply to a l,ranch
r.,::. L,,: to exceed three hinndre-d miles
:n _ dth, conunecting said road with
M .n tar;:.
'rTle F'rolti.'r o!. r, lpublished at Fort
saniie rs. Dakota. says that Dale city now
:liib)'rs nearly one thousand inhabit
n;;. Mn . 11. S;prn;ne & ('t,.. have fifteen
,n ~i ilt 1n getting out ties near Fort
ndtrs. The train of C'omiuissarv
--re snow-lmond in the Black Hills,
:;:re Ibeen rescued by Lieut. ('hns Hay,
.. '. S. The Sioux. under Man-afraid
1.:l,i--horses, burned a ranch between
l',il. Kaurn-vy and Fort Reno, on the
". i:st.. and carried off all the stock be
. _in. thllreto. The Indians made their
... . Out branch of the Fr,,,ti, I,
,. , ,r.eparing to locate at the Swe.,t
v. .r tines,. and will soon be able to
wr,.-l,, with another press fronm the
w, :'.t rn slope, now on the way there.
\\Vii!ianu II. IIooke, of the late firm of
Anio., Phinney & Co., of San Francisco,
has filed his petitiion in bankruptcy. Pe
jtitioner is indebted upwards of $.00,
1?01..1100.0)00 of which is due in San
F ran,-isco for money borrowed,and near
lv \g2tM).ltH)U is dae and owing tor labor
an41 suppllies furnished to the mill of
in. 'Piiinnev & ('o., at Port Ludlow.
!t.- !ha- ass ;: :s valued,. at $5.9'J1, consist
in: ,t. laud, £17.,0)0; lumber, etc.. $25,-.
1-10. and book accounts, *14,814. Albert
\\hite and John 11. llobard, of San
Francisco) have also filed their IWtition
in bankruptcy. They owe as copartners
thit. suot of .i - 53.NO, due in San Francisco
;.n i thi. State of Nevada. Albert w1hite's
indtividual liabilities amount to about
.l.t)0, and the debts of J. I1. Hobart to
2.357. Assets nothing.
There was a bloodless duel in I)oni -
,phan couInty, Kansas, a few days ago.
tllhat affrded much amusen.ent to the
residents. It app ears that a Frenchman I
,ftltr.dl an insult to a prominent resident
or Bell:mont. The latter gentleman
Iromtptly challenged the Frenchman,
who as promptly accepted the same.
T'lhte i'.tolA,. however. wi:re loaded by thl:
. cofnds with blank cartridges- The
Fr.n-'llltau fell. and a bloody haudker
chief. cl,('- :t hand, was promptly wrap
ed arourd his prostrate formn. The gen
tlenia; fromt Beilliont, confident that he
had mortally wounded his antagonist,
took to his heels to avoid arrest, aad has I
n!ot been seen since.
Thei Bose City Wu'rld (Idaho) says
that they learn from a private letter re
c..iv . fr,, ::t Eort Boise, written by the I
colmmlanding othicer, that Mr. IIicks, the
Indian scout of the fort, had quite ai
sharp fight with a band of Snake river
Indians, near the Owyhee river. \Vith
his band of ten Boise Indians, Mr. Hicks
kill.-l f',ur and captured twenty bucks,
and i-,inaws and children. The l1 urld
ayvs lii ks i.si the able scout sllt out on
s"rv\-ice against the hostile Indians by
'Col. Sin:'lair. and has, on two o)r three
previous orcusions recently, di.tinguish
el.d hlinm.-if in succetssful exploits against.
the irelatory savager.
' 'ii1 1, raid thinks Colorado ought to
piubii-h itl history of the resources of
Colorado. for gratuitous distribution
amUongl foreigners, in order to attract the
attention of immigrants to that Terri
tory. A good idea. The money to be
paid for the Colorado militia will help
the Territory solle, and the R., i.rte r
thinks they ought to be satified with the
amount which has been allowed.
The Denver T"ri',eni' says: At an ad
journed meeting of the H. M. H. R. &
'l'eiegraph Co., held at the Pianter's
louse. Denver, Jan. 29, the following
o)thlicrs were elected: A. G;. Langford,
P're.idetint:.l \W. Watson. Vice President;
B. C'. \\ aterman, Secretary; Jos. A.
Thacher, Treasurer; A. N. Rogers, C'hief
Engineer: A. C. Lessig. Consulting En
gineer. hMeasures were taken for im
mediate survey of the route, and the
Th'l silver excitement, says the Den
ver 5, ,rx, is on the increase in the Boul
der valley. Every other stove in town
has a piece of ore on it going through the
roosting process. The `t ex saye: % e'llI
venture the assertion that if any person
will take a piece of brick and start up
Pearl street with it, that in less than
five mtinute:, a dozen men will pronounce
it silver bearing ore. Such is infatuation.
A dispatch dated Grass Valley, Cal..
February 3, says: A ditliculty occurred
over a game of cards, last night at the
Forest house, on Halt creek, about seven
miles from this town. between Thomas
Alcorn and Dick IHanna. Soon after.the
:arties met at a neighbor's house, when
Ilanna shot Alcorn with a shotgun. kill
ing him instantly. Otlicers left here this
morning to arrest Hanna.
The Virginia,Nevada. Eiat:rpri.te says:
Yesterday morning a woman of thetown,
known as 'blda Vernon," or " English
Ida,' was found dead in her bed at a
house of ill fame on Gi street, called the
"Bow \Vindows." It is supposed that
her death was cause(l_ o-
Two convicts, awmed respectively Jno.
Mcet innis and Samuel Call, escaped from
the Kansas penitentiary a few days ago,
after burrowing for three hundred yards
under the ground. They had doubtless
been working for months at their enter
prise They made a complete cave from
the inside of their cell to the outaide
of the prison yard. When caught they
resembled ground bho. who had delved
for a long age jI Iayed mud.
Otway (. Baker. who was comvicted o
killing \V. D. SIggiage, at Omaha, has
made a volauary contedion of the crime
and the 14th day of February has been
set as the day of his execution.
The Pittsbnrg Cowmercialsays : Capt
J. T. Stockdale's new mountain steamer
is being hurried to completion. The
Captain is taking extra pains and spar
ing no expense in fitting out this boat.
She will be among the first to leave in
the spring for the gold regions of Mon
tana and Idaho. Capt. Stockdale'a ex
perience in boat building has been large
The St. Joseph Herald gives adetailed
account of the unparalleled crime of a
mother who carried on an illicit inter
course with a wealthy citizen for years,
finally sold her three daughters, aged
respectively about 1 7, 15, and 13 years.to
the old villian for $500each, and he per
fected their shame; the mother aiding by
the administration of drugged liquor !
The eastern base of the Rocky Moun
tains as fixed by Mr. Blickensderfer-the
point where the subsidy is increased
troln sixteen thousand dollars per mile,
to forty-eight thousand dollars per mile
is 6.6;37-1000 miles west of Cheyenne
and 325 7--1000 miles west of Omaha.
The Denver Triblne says: Coal has
been sold as low as eight dollars per ton
during the past few days. During the
winter of 1N33 and '64, there was a great
demand for it at $40.
Lovers of pugilistic sport will be in
terested in knowinn that John Hardy
and Thomas Delany are to have a pugi
listic encounter at Dale City on the 23d
of the present month for a stake of six
; undred dollars.
Churehes and Socleties.
Religious-minded people will find ma
terial of interest in the following resume,
showing the number of churches of the
leading. ecclesiactic denominations in
the United States. The figures have
been prepared from the most authentic
Methodists .........19.83 Reformed Church...... 440
IJaptitcs ............-...11,211 Drunkards........... ...I61
Presbyterians ...... 5.(~il Re'd Presbyterians.... 136
IComau Catholics... 2 .5~ Mennonites" ...........l
CIongregationaiists. 2,335 Jewish.................... 77
Episcopalians....... 2.14., Adventists .............. 71)
Lutherans............ 2, J W inebreunerians ...... 5
Christians.... ... 2,0GD Swedenbu gians......'. n1
Sni.on.............. 1,361 ,even-day fI.lptists.. 3
Cumb.Presbyterian. ..0 Moravians............. 49
German Refiormed... 679i Spiritulists............. 17
U;ni v ersaiats......... ;;l Shakers................. 1
Freewill alpists.... :.. .tx Principal Baptists i9
F riends.................. 7ti, Minor Sects............. '20
HELMBOLD'S FLUID EXTRACT
BCT C I LC
Is a certain cure for dIseases of the
Bladder. Kidneys, Gravel, Dropsy,
Organic Weakness, Female Coihplaints
and all diseases of the
Urinary Organs. *
whether existing in
Malde or Female.
from whatever cause originatiung and no matter of
Hone Long Standing
Diseases of these organs require the us* of a diu
retic. If no treatment s sibmtuittedl to, Consumption
or Insanity may eusne. Our Flesh adl Blood are
sup;prteei from these souxrces, and the
Health and HIappiiess,
and that of Posterity depend upon prom;t use of a
Ilelmbold's Extract Beuchu,
Established upwards of eighteen years, prepa-ed
H. T. HELMBOLD. Drggist,
594 Broadway, New York. and 104 South-Teutla
Street. Philadelphia Pa. ap27-1v-tw&
H ELMBOLD'S CONCENTRATED EXTRACT
Is the Great Diu:retic.
S lelmbold's Concentrated Extract Sarsaparilia
Is the Great iBl.sel Purifier.
Both are prepred ac'orering to rulbs ofPharmaca
<1 . and Chemistry, and are t lie mimt as#ive tha° can
H ELMBOLD'S EXTRACT BUCIIU gires healt'
and vigeor to the frame and eloonm to tthe pallid
check. Debility is accompanied by xe:maney alarml
ing symptomns, and if no treantment is submitted t.
cRmsumptioa. insanity or epileptio ts ensue.
WELLS, FARGO & CO.,
AND CARRIERS OF THE
D AILY STAGES to and from the terminus
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
Of Omaha, and the
CENTRAL PACIFIC R. R.
S)ASSENGERL ticketed from Omaha to Denver,
Salt Lake City. Austin, Virginia, Nevada;
Sacramento, Cal.. and intermediate points
Stages leave Virginia City for the above points
and for IHelena on alternate days. The Company
will run an
OVERT"LN1D XPInE. S,
In counec-tion with their Stage Line, and are pre
ltpared tb carry Parcels. Bank Notes, Bullion, Gold
a and Silver Coin, and Express Freight to all parts
of the world, at greatly reduced rates. Collections
and Commissions promptly attended to. Partica
I. lar attention paid to the delivery of Express Let
ers, at all points on our routes. For particulars
spply at the oecer.
I The highest rates paid for GCold ars and CoIn.
in Currency or Exchange. Liberal advances at
reasonable rates made on special deposits and on
n remittances for sale or Coinage
S..... B. PAR.ONS, Agent.
J. H. M=G.
Corner o@ Jackson and Wallace 81
Wholesale and Retail Grocer.
And dealer in
TOBACCO, CIGARS AND STATIONEUT.
ALSO, A FINE SELECTION
O Y PACY GOODS A.ND TOYS.
SaltabLe fr Holiday p.ur.sn
DB. 0. . WHIITFOUD,
V AT T OLD CTAND.
8' AT THE OLD STAND."
orner of Idaho and Jackson 8trcets,
SELLING OFF AT
Sale positive, immediate and.
are solicited to call at once,
and secure I)argains
in the endless
Coni-sting in part of
Dry Goods, Grocerle
hiats and Caps,
Boots and Shoes,
Ladles' Trimming Goods!
nY Case Goods,
1o' Willow Ware,
st Iron and Steel of all sizes,
OAK AND ASH LUMBEI
.f any uise.
SV-rginuia, M. T., Oct. 24, 1s96
Quick T'ime !
INCORPORATED under the general Incor
poration law of the State of Iowa, will
start upon the opening of navigation on the
Upper Missouri River, between
Sioux City & Ft. Benton
A line of
First Class Steamboats,
in connection with the
CHICAO & IOITIIJESTEJII I. I.
Shippers, by patronising'this line will save
1,000 MILES I
Of tie most dangerous and difficult river navi
gation, lessening thereby the rates of; in
One-Third, at Least!
And gaining twenty days time.
For information regarding rates, :apply at
the ofices in
15 State Street.
53 Clark Street.
512 Walnut Street,
- IN -
TOOTLE,rLEACz A CO.
Are now I-eceivlng and Open
ing the first Instalment
OF STAPLE AND
Bools & Shots.
LADIES" AND GENTS'
Hals a E Caps!
Which they otffer to, the tradle t a
' great reduction in prices, and :re deter
mint:ed to meet the waut of the country.
Embraces the largest variety of the best
and most fashionalbe gooe!l ev'er brou~rht
to Montana, and all bought from brst
hands. We can and will
Give us a call before purchasng and ex
amine tor yourselves.
Ma~muie Temple Bulldiag.
VIRCINIA, - MONTANA.
* DEALERS IN
Fancy and Staple
IN CONNECTION, HAVE A
'TIN 8 I O I !
Where we are prepared to Execute all kind
of job work, with neatness and dispatch.
PRICES TO SL:T THE TIMES.
Fire-Proof Stone Warehouses.
W. F. DART LIT,
Storage an Commision Ierchant,
COR. WALLACE AND VAN BUREI STS.,
Virginla City,........ Montana
(Old Jefferso Hous,.
K EEPS constantly on hand a large and general
asmortment of the finest
rr7Lberal advances made on Cossigunents. fI
Particular attention given to
Salt Lake Consignments!
A liberal share of the public patronage respect.
ully soliaited. ieL3-tw
I AM closing up the business of JOHN IIOW in
Vi-ginia City, and acourciug to iustructions al
accounts unpaid on the 1st of January, 18td. will
be placed in the hands of an attorney for collec
tion. F. C. DEIMLING.
decl9 w&tw tf
THIS Express will leave Virginia city every
Tuesday and Saturday for Sterling, and leave
Sterling for Virginia city every Monday and Fri
day. Letters and packages entrusted to us will be
forwarded with care and dispatch Oiloe at J. M
Knight's store, Virginia City.
Collections umade in Hot Springs district and mon
FISH & TOINBEE
To whom it may concern :
1M t. WV. 1). Wain bha just arrived from New
1 York aud is is the duly accredited agent
of McAndrew, Wann & Co., authorized by a full
power of attorney to transact all their Ibuiness in
this Territory. No contracts made in their names
after this date by any other person will be of any
JAMES H. GtAMBLE.
Virginia City, Montanea, January ~t). 13ti.
A G E:NTLEM1AN who suffered for years from
Nervoun letility, Premature Decay, and all
the ef-cets of youthful indiscretion, will, for the
sake of ufferiug hunmanity, seil free to all whi,
need it, the receipt and directions for makiug the
simple remedly by which he was cured. ~ufferers
wishing to profit by the advertiser:' exlwrieuce,cau
do so by addreesing. in pereoot confideuce.
JOIIN B. OCDEN,
w-143-11+3 Ne. 42 Cedar St. New Ycr .
BOHM & A1UB!
Dumphy & Bently's Building
MAIN STREET, HELENA, M. T.
J. & W. 3egznman & Co., New York.
J. Seligman & Co., San Francisco
Seiigman, Hellman & Co., New Orleans.
Seligman Bros., London.
B lign.an & Stettheimor,
Frankfort on the Maine
And on the p'incipal Commercial Cities
in th3 United States and Europ2.
Gold. Dust, Bars and Coin,
1BO UGH1T AT THE IHIGH
EST MARKET RA TES.
BARM'L UrlSrLL~G -8.
toHave mo o!*r m St. Louis v" Ft. e
toa a large and osaId.e assortment of
BA ON, onisting in part or
Tobacco & Cigars!
A CHOICE ASSO'T.LEST
DRAKE'S BITTERS I
Robackers' Bittei s,
GIN COCKTAIL !
Red Jacket Bitters !
A large assortment of Farmers and
.tIinuers' Tools '
Ames' Shovels, Picks, Sluice Forks
Sledge Hammers, Hoes,
Scythes and Snathes, Hay Forks,
Rakes, Scoop Shovels, etc.,etc.,
Which they offer at wholesale and Retail at
the lowest market prices. iv27tt
WALLACZ ST., VIBRlINIA CITY,
(Between Van Buren and Broadway.)
RODT CONWAY, - - Proprseisr.
This house will be oompleted and opened to the
MONDAY, OCTOBER stb.
The building is entirely new, and farnisbed in frat
class style. It will afford to its patrees superior
REGULAR COMMUNICATION OF V. 0
Lde No. 1, A. F. & A. M., oa the secoed and
fourth baturlays of each month.
JNO. T. HENDERSON. W. M.
THEO. MLFFLY, tec'y fe.rl-*tf.
Percival & Cranstoe,
STERLINO CITY.. X. T.
W E take pleasure in inrnmlrng the travelllag
public, or persons visiting the mines in this
vicinity, that the 8t.tling Hete offers as maci
comfort to its guests as is generally found at hotels
in the mountains, and charges .s reasonable. The
table is always supplied witq :le qest the market
affords, and thebar with the choicest liquors aad
City Sam ple Rooms
WALLACE ST., VIRGINIA CITY.
FREE LUNCH EVERY NIGHT
CIGARS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
ersc·haum Pipes, Eriar Wood I'ipes, Clay Pipes
&e. &c &C,
Every kind of Smoking and Chew ng Tobsefo
Main Street, Helena Montana.
S IX of the Ane.t Phelai Billiard Tables, and
,J the Bar supplied with none but geanine
Iquors and imported Cign-a.
Virginia City, - - M. T.
H AVE remnov.ltheir than ono d,. r eaat, Wf.el
they ~outinue to manufacture
Tf a.! kinds. to ordl r. Thly have a full suppy of
,w , Iry o,, Zr ir uwn :nau. t.i ture. ALso a e so
A3ERIACAN AND FOREIGN
Ia GO LD d& SIL VEI (.'A SE S.
Enameling and -Entgr.'ving
J1an .. tW.
G-,r 's'. . C01alr3.L; ,
ilanusothr..r ad Dealer is
F c u. rnrit-u'ýe
of every dsereViluOdl
Wallace St., Virglta. i. ,