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THE MONTANA POST, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4.
REPORTEDFOR THE POST.
titoriic)(.eneral on the Klulil^^lour Law.
$r*York, Not. 29.^Attorney Own. Evarts^ha* forwar to the President his opinion on^the op^r.it i'/n of the eight hour law
fourteenthamendment prescribes the modes^for punishing participation in rebellion,^which is disfranchisement, and no other pun^^ishment is prescribed. The prosecuting at^^torney moved to postpone the motion until^the latter part cf the term. Chief Justice^Chase decided to hear the argument on the^motion on Thursday.
Washington.Not. 2a.^The following pro-^mctions in the navil service were made to
MayorShutliff, in reply to a dispatch, inviting^him to the hospitalities of Boston, declining^all public demonstration, and stating he^would be happy to receive such citisens as^may call at tbs St. James Hotel, where he^will stay during his Tisit to Boston.
Plymouth.Dec. 1.^The trial of Deacon^Andrews for the murder of Cornelius Holmes^was commenced to-day before the Supreme^Court. The jury is being empanneled.
Memphi.-, Dec. t.^Jesse Thompson was
tobe Commodore. Commander R. F. Ken-^shaw to be Captain; Lt. Commander Richard^W. Meade to be Commander.
TheUnite,! States has entered suit against
../i t;' c ^mp*n*ation of employees he i P on
f l*w b-^in^ sil-nt on the subject of 1 ^ B ^]^*tee.d, late disbursing dark of Us
compensation, government officials are at^, an tli^ir di-cretion in the matter,^law of equality which has heretofore^^ 1 the wages of government employees
requiresthat they shall receive the sans* con-^nen^ation as for labor paid la private eetab-^fcaacats in the vicinity. The law of 1863^| mi Ml fix w-iges, nor does it require the^:i-nt to p:iy ten hours wages for eight^mtl w.rk. If the citis^ns adopted such a^teases tli' government mu-t do the same, but^sj the lew now stands, it is left to the option^! i Tiiinent official.'* to pay the same wages^when m-n worked ten h..u'.-. or reduce the^prop irtionately to the reduc^^tion of hours of labor.
ii.Joint O'Nell. President of the
1*11'Ip'ii i. Xov. 2J.^Gen. John O'Xeil^luiaseadj el-cted President of the Fe-^I :;i^1 at the Congress in tin - city,^fas Islegatai paaiprai their entire support to^MasBtttaa by him, and resolved to^t influence to stn ^ all recriminations^. i .unn.ttions am hi.; Irishmen laboring^tii- ii, Impendence of Ireland. After an
sion the Congress adjourned
\notiicr Cuban Humor.
.\',,v. 2 ^. ^ HM Republican's New^i'ork s| ' ^ays private letters from Havana^- i belief the m-urrection in Cubi will^I r'.v - -u ul ; that the insurgents will ^x-^pel the Spaniards, abolish slavery, and estab^^lish a Republic of tbeir own.
IipMi Mar Dc^ larcj.
Nov.2*.^A new Express war^n be opened between the Adstns and
i- ^:i-.. 11 luted American and Merchant's^n. ihe A lawn declares it can and will^tread down all rivalry if it spends millions.^1 . . nte-t i- likely to belong and fi.^rce.^.Napoleonic Libert}.^Pariaj Nov- I'**.^The e-litor of the Reville^,.,i- b-*~n sentenced to two month's iti_prison-^Bsl i fine of 2.U0U franc-: the editors 'f^til* iribune and l/Avenir pay a fine of 2,909^: t oaj .hi 1 each of the editors of the Temps^in i j mi ill ^ 1 'Paris p iv a line of 1,1100 francs^!..r pu'dl-hl :i ^ articl ^.- encouraging rubrcrip-^; i th 1 monument to B.inden.^Atlanlir Cable Di^|^attliew.
!.^ 1 n. Nov 2'.'.^A majority of the later^i- have been in favor of the Conserva^^tive-, who always had a riirprapiirtin^tr
datefrom Sept. 20th. Capt. G. F. Emnaonds arrested at Vicksburg for the murder of Gen.
Hindman,he having confessed to a negro he^did the deed. He now denies it.
ADelegate in Trouble.^Boston, Dec. 1.^Alvin Flanders, Delegate^to Congress from Washington Territory, was^arrested at Charleston by the sheriff, on a writ^involving a claim for $3,000. /landers ap^^peared in the Supreme Court yesterday with a^petition for a writ of habeas corpus, demand^^ing to be discharged^that he, being a dele^^gate to Congress, was exempt from arrest in a^civil suit. Judge Foster to-day decided the
Postoffice department, to recover $80,000,^the amount of his defalcation. A criminal^suit is also pending against him.
NewYoik, Nov. 30.^A young girl named^Barker, has been arrested in Corning in this^State, for stripping an infant which was left^in her charge almost lifeless, and roasting it^on a red hot stove.
O'Baldwin,the Irish Giant, was released on dered hiVreleat
bail,promising not to attempt a breach of^the peace. He will soon go to Cuba.
Washington,Nov. 30. ^General Grant left^this morning for Boston, thence to Chicago.^The Panama War Ended.
petitionerwas entitled to discharge, and or- I ., '. .. * ' ^^, ,,the United States Government has recognised
theCuban insurgents as belligerents.
AdiniratMendex Nunes has arrived at Mad^^rid.
Osbornsoon after the meeting of Parliament. I Faited States twelve-inch main on First street east' #Z^As*s^l*mmi^^^sf
Mr.Disraeli will not propose any mora ten thousand d^l lers.( * '*^ ' ^ ^*
namesfor the Peerage during the remainder^of his present administration. *
Agrand testimonial banquet is projected^in Liverpool in honor of the members of the^expiring cabinet.
Gladstone'schapter of an autobiography is^generally thought to be needless and inju^^dicious. Its publication i- believed to have^alienated mmy of his friends.
Madrid,Dec. 1.^On Monday a political^meeting of Monarchists at Valladolid was^(^roketi up by Republicans.
Paris,Dec. 1.^-Gen. Prim, in a letter to^Goulis declares the Spanish government will^have no dealings with the Bourbons. He de^^nies with indignation the truth of the report^that he purposes a coup d'etat.
London,Dec. 2.^ The great scull race on^the Thames to day between Joseph Sadler and rendered iu the preparation of said work an it r a^Harry Kelly, resulted in the defeat of Sadler resolution of the Senate of March sixteenth, eight- |^by four lengths. The weather was fine, and^an immense crowd attended.
Madrid,Dec. 1.^The rumor is abroad that
orpurchase of stationery, books, maps, plans, 1^office furniture and contingents of the office, three 1^thousand dollar* -
Toenable the Secretary of the Interior to pay^for fitting necessary shelving, and for record books^furnished or ordered- for the oBoswf register of^deeds of the District of Columbia, during the^period when Edward C. Eddie was snch register, ^^five hundred and fifty dollars.
Topay V* iliUm U. Wast for services rendered in ^^taking care of and keeping safely the bonds held^M trust by the Secretary of the Treasury for the^for the benefit of the Smithsonian Institution, from !^March first eighteen hundred and fifty to Jnly .^first eighteen hundred aad sixty-three two thous^^and five hundred dollars, to be paid out of the^Smithsonian fund
Toenable the Secretary of the Senate to com^^plete the alphabetical list of private claims to the^end of tbe second evasion of the thirty-ninth Con^^gress, and to pay outstanding claims for services
Therewill be sold at the
MAINSTREET, - HELENA.
(Twodoors below Dunpby A Bently's block.) on^and after this date.
ONESTEAM SAW MILL
Nearlynew and in good order
TheAlabama Claim* Deadlock.
Chicago,Dec. 1.^The Republican's special^says it is asserted that Seward insists upon^the following points in regard to negotia^^tions for settling the Alabama claims: First.
TheRepublicans attacked and dispersed a^meeting of Monarchists in the town of Orenz.
NewYork, Nov. 30.^Panama advices tothat the appointment of a Commission shall^t he 221 stare that when Gen. Correso arrivedbe understood to constitute the admission]^.'it Chirriijui he found the place abandoned,that England was wrong in recognising the^He then went to Santiago and found it alsobelligerency of the South; second, that the^abandoned. From that place he proceededclaims of British subjects which hare been^| to Hatillo. Tbe enemy, 400 strong, at-decided adversely in their own courts are not^i tacked Correso. A battle lasting three hoursto be brought before the Commission. Prob-^ensued, when the enemy fled in disorder, leav-ably those claims which have only been dus^^ing -everal killed, among them Abaldia, theirallowed by American courts will not be in-^I lewder, many wounded, a number of prison-eluded in this exclusion. It is feared a final^^ r-. and all their arms and ammunition. Theagreement between the two countries will not
LAWSOF THE UNITED STATES.
governmentlost General Pedro Forta. This^battle will put an end to civil war in the^-t it- of Panama.
VmMWMI ii veatlitaten.
Washington,Nov. 39.^E. B. Washburne,^who has been exaiuin'.n^ the estimate* for^appropriations for the nejtt session, says he^should find the condition of things very sat^^isfactory except tor the Indian war, whici.^has greatly increased the necessary expenses^of the War Department. He expresses the^opinion the next Administration can make^t!ie Posf Orlice Department p.iy expenses, and^that will considerably decrease the expenses^of the Treasury Department.
BMi.'v|ead^',^^ Report.^Washington, Nov. 30.^Gen. Meade's re^^port details the prominent events that have^occurred in hi- Department. He says : ^Du^^ring the whole period of my civil administra^^tion, extending over a space of eight months,^there were tried by Military Commissions in^the St a ' - ' ^ t ^^^ ' _ i '. A U!..t'H.i ami Florida,^only p'T-nns. ^)t the-e but 15 were coff-^vioted. Four of tii**^e sentences were disat^-^proved, I others remitted, and two others re-^i -rrel to ta* I'r^ident of the United States,^and are still awaiting action, leaving bnt one^per.-un convicted an i in confinement for vio^^lation of the civil law, and tried by Militiry^Commission on the cessation of military au^^thority, lot- simple statement of facts 1^irn^th in tho-e ^countTes. Their gain in the I deem to be complete refutation of the charg
bereached until both Seward and the present^British Ministry retire from office, thus b^^queathiug the entire question to new men on^both sides.
NewYork. Dec. I.^General Fits Heury^Warren sailed in the Arizona for California.
TheHerald's Washington special says Sen^^ator Sumner recently expressed himself deter^^mined to take a stand in Congress for the im^^mediate resumption of special payment. He^thinks nothing more need be done with the^reconstruction laws, as Grant will enforce^them. He was utterly disgusted with Rever-^dy Johnson and torry he consented to his con^^firmation.
Washington,Dec. 1.^The public debt^statement will probably show an in/crea^e of^ten millions for the month, though it may be^the returns not yet received, will materially^lessen this amount*
DuringNovember, there were issued bonds^to the Central Pacific Railroad, to the^amount of $1,280,185.
TheUnion Pacific Railroad received bonds^to the amount of $1,40,000.
Nearlyall the reports, including the Peesi-^dent's message and the report of the Secretary
ofthe Treasury, will be completed and in the I rates not exceeding fifteen dollars per mile for
ANACT making appropriations for situilry civil^expense* of the uruverument for the year ending^June thirty, eighteen hundred ami sixty-nine,^and for other purposes.
E.XPKNSBSOK THE COLLECTION OK UEV-^ENi'E KitiiM lAIMOl public LAMM
Forsa'aries and commissions of registers and^receivers of public moneys at sixtv-six land^offices, two hundred and forty-four thousand eight^hundred dollars.
Forincidental expenses of the land oflices.^fifteen thousand five hundred dollars.
Forsurveying tbe public lends ia Minnesota, at^rates not exceeding ten dollars per lineal mile for^standard lines, seven dollars lor township, and^six dollars lor section lines, twenty tbou*and dol^^lars.
Forsurveying the public lands in Dtkota Ter^^ritory, including the lands along Ihe Ked river of
theNorth, at rat-s not exding ten dollar, per
linealMM for standard IiiH-s, seven dollars tor^tow Bah ip, and six dollars for section lines, |jiet.ty^thousand dollars.
Ior survej ing the pnblic lands in Nebraska, at^rates n^^t exceediug t*it-dollars per lineal mile for^standard lines six dollars for township, and five^dollars tor section lines, forty thousand dollars.
Forsurrey in* the public lands iu Kansas, at^rates not exceeding ten dollars |*^r lineal mile liir^standard lines, six dollars for township, and five^dollars for section leiea, fo ty thousand ,l^^llttr^.^For surveying tbe public lands in Idaho, at
eenhuodred and sixty six. two thousand dollars.
Thatthe sum of fifteen thousand dollars, ores^much thereof as may be aeceesary: be, and the^same is hereby appropriated, out ot any money^: in tbe treasury not otherwise appropriate,!, to de-^1 frav tbe expenses of the Joint Committee on^, Ordoaoce. aod that tbe same shall be drawn from^I tbe treasury; ipon the order of the Secretary of^' the Senate, as it shall be required; and any portion^I ol ihe amount hereby appropriated that shall be^! allowed by the said .joint committee to witnesses^; attending before it. or other reasons employed in^its service, for per diem travelling or other necea-^I sary expenses, and pai l by the Secretary of the
'Senate, in pursuance of tbe orders of said )^iat 4.000 lbs Coffee. 1.500 gallons Cider Vinegar, war
committee,shall be accordingly credited aod | ranted pure, loo Heating and Cooking Stoves
allowed,by the accoautiog oftice.-s of tbe Treasury All fixes up to No- la Cooking 30,00 * lbs Horse
Department.| and Mule shoes, all sixes of Iron and Steel. 6 000
Toenable the Joint Committee oo the Library ; lb* Horse Nails. Two forty Norway Iron, Range
topay Mrs. Larab F. Ames, an additional com- ]
peusatioufor her marble bust of President Uincolu 1
fivehundred dollars.^I For expanses of the trial of the irrpeachinent of
Andrewjoboaon. President of tbe Culled States,
sixthousand dollars, or so much thereof as may .
benecessary; to be paid into the contingent fund
Forthe purchasing of suitable sites for the
ractioa of additional school bouses, and for tbe
maintenanceof school* in the county of Washing^^ton, ontside of the limits of tbe cities of Wash- '
ingtonand lieorgelown tbe same to be expended |^\ under the pireclion of the levy court of tbe eounty
otWashington, subject to the approval ot tbe
Secretaryof the Interior, ten thousand dollars.^She ^^! Ami 'ir i! i^ri)trr tn.KtiJ. That there
be,ami is hereby appropriated, out of any money
inthe treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum I OC1
ofnine ttiousaud two bua-lred and sixty three 1 IO Curry Combs and Ilrushee. Wagon Whips^dollars and eighty live cents, or so much thereof Canvass Tents. Tarpaulins and Kaolin - Hay and
OneAmerican Water Saw Mill:
Sixtyinch saw patent teeth, drafts can be seen ti^calling at the store.
4,000lbs. PRIME BACON
Uratesand plates, 5 Portable Forges. 12 setts^Carpenter's tools with Chests, 1 J do. Blacksmith's
Toolscomplete. 17 do. Saddler's Tools. 16 do.^Plasterer's Tools. 1^^ do Stone Cutter's Tools.
TOOLSOF ALL I4I%I^*
(Balls a Buckeye
CYTIIF.S. Hakes. Picks etc. Stable Parks
j.'e-iit i- al.-o undoubtedly attributable^1 ir^-lv to th- ksMnM ot the Liberals,^.\ ^re re:i le-ed careless by the h^avy ma-^. \ - -jure I during the first week of
tl1 'Ction-i. In the manufacturing districts
1^ - ^ii a spirit to array the Orange^organization n^iin-t the candidates who^favored the disestablishment. The entrance^ol thi* element into the strife in some quar-^t-T- 1 1 to in ib law and intimidation of vo-^it:^i with re.ponsibility for these ex-^llie Liberal ptrty have suffered so se^^verely from them it h:i- become utmost a^unit in tavor of voting by ballot.
Hackin !i ^nat ion |s cau.-ed unions; British^ship nwiiT- by rea-on of the rumor that the^Alabama treaty will not allow the claims of^Kn^li-hm-n ba-ej on the derisions of the^American prize coutts to b' reopened before
rimission.The shipping Gazette says^such a p'ovision is contrary to the precedents^r-t itdi.-hed by the Americans themselves, ex -^i-iu le. claims undoubtedly Well founded, and^a^I.lias if this report is true the convention^is a capitulation and Parliament will never^sanction it. A writer in the Observer takes
lie\ lew . ol the sill'1 -c I u d dl-CUSses I t
at length, citing many authorities.
iiii ^-' Paris correspondent, and other^!. i ii j .per- L.'ve lit.-Iv _;.\on currency to
7urs that the health of the Emperor Xa-
patMtis tailing. Public Confidence in con-^-e |lie||.-e b is Oeen Soin -nliat disturbed. The-e
norsli ve been officially contradicted Iroin^^ ' . i-.\ tlf - well understood that without^' . 11\ e illness the Kinperor de-^elHMitotakehis usual
.ii .-!,ows -ns ol decay ing^^ir- ._^.. : me;,i.,I apathy, and the policy ot^i- (wVfVMMati seems just now to be to make^^ us of vigor again.-t the opposl*^ti^ ti. la rentier the latter unpopular and pre^^serve the morals of the departmental officials.^Pir -. N ^v. 29. ^ Pierre Anloine BerrieAr.^' -brated advocate, died yesterday, aged^i I y ^ars.
\lenn i. IT iv. 29.^The Austrian govern^^ment has title 1 out and dispatched from^Trieste, an expedition to sail aroaad (ha world.^It is under command of Carl Shurzer. The^id.| ^ is of the enterprise are merely to intro-^t p'oducis ot Au-tnan industry to dis-^!.n t market , and extend the commerce of the^empire. The expedition is under special in^^struction- to visit the principal ports of China^and Jspan, and proceed thence to California^mwi cmise along the South American coast.
Lisoon.Nov. 2^.^.^The tniil steamer from^Uio says the Ilrazillians had sent a column of^12.000 men across ihe (Jran Chat fore-t to at^^tack Lopez at Vill.^tta on the flank. General^1 lain is awaiting the result of this flank^wment to attack the river bxlteries with^Lis irou clad*.
I'lic it. v nlutlontatM t \ plain tiselr^Poaitloil.
N-iTOrleans, Sor. 29.^To-day's papers^pildish a communication dated Havana. 25,^purporting to be from representatives of the^Provisional Republic Government of Cuba,^e-t il.lished iu the town of Bayamo, refuting^tn^ reports circulated in relerence to the rev^^olutionary movement to lay down their arms^on the condition of the Capt. Gen. guarran-^'lertain reforms. They say it was
iiMy and unhesitatingly rejected by the^revolutionary chiefs. They are not fighting^for reform,but independence. They conclude :^^We who are fully informed on everything^i;oing on, and particularly well informed as^t ^ the plans of the revolutionary lenders,^with whom we are in communication, b
thatmilitary trial is despotically and arbi^^trarily exercised.
Sliormanand *^taittoii out ol tlic*
Washington,Nov. ..^^.^Senator Sherman^-^ it ^- em,, i.iticilly tliit the u-e c! his name^in connection with Grant's Cabinet is unau^^thorized. :yid he will not accept any position.^X.in.'jii make- the same announcement.
nrral^^-\%^^.^Washington. Nov. 30.^The sketch of the^^ 1 sent by Reverdy Johnson is very un-^.iti-lai. tory to this government. Amend-^uient- have been sent back by cable, ihe^opinion is becoming general that the present^British Ministry will not have time to com^^plete the Alabama negotiations before the^meeting of Parliament.
XewYork, Nov. ;i.^Commodore Kearney-^died at Perth Amboyyesterday, aged 78.
Loudon,Nov. 30- ^ l'tie limes comments^on the rapid progress of the Pacific Railroad,^and commends the enterprise of Americans in^overcoming obstacles, heretofore deemed in-^sutmouni.iole. It explains the influence that^this great project will exercise on the com-^me'ce of the world.
Dublin.Nov. Mi^The nomination of Mr.^U'Coi.nor. lor member of Parliament from^Sligo county, was seconded by Rev. Mr. Con^^way, a Catholic Priest, who, in a speech on^the occasion, declared the Fenians in America^were strong in members, organization and nr
handsof their sutbor* by the 5th.
NewYork City Election.
NewYork, Dec. 1 .^The total vote of the^city tor Mayor, is 96,014.
Hall's(Dem.) majority is 64,094. O'Gor-^m.ii,'- is about the same. Total registry is
tonx ^ ntion ol^ i ai i lc ^ omiiilHstloncrn
Chicri;o, Dec. 2.^ The Convention of cattle^commissioners met nt Springfield yesterday, | Mflr^Mrfl *eifrHe^ of_.|a,i,,,J*'^in pursuance to a call issued by Gov. Oglesby,^t ^ consult in reference fo the history, nature^and character of the di-ease. The Conven^^tion was largely atten led. delegates being^present from about fifteen States and also^from the Province of Canada. Lnrg^ delega^^tions of gentlemen interested in the question,^are al.-o here in the city, including large cal-^tle dealers, agricultural editors, Ac. A com^^mittee of one from each State was appointed^to draft a law to be submittal to the State^legislatures, in regard to the prevention of I
mament.aud should the righj^of Ireland bel^^ce on the death of Senator Randolph, ami
withheld,they should act at once on landingRepresentative Martin -v^re adopted. Eulo-
andIreland would join them.g^w were delivered by several members, after
Paris,Nov. .10.^Hale, American Ministerwhich the bouse adjourned,
tor-oaln, is here, consulting the medical fra- 'New \ork. Dec.
teruityregarding his failing health.ploded yesterday on the grounds ot the Dean
London,Nov. 30.^It is credibly stated theGre Mining Co., at Fort Montgomery on the
EmperorNapoleon is suffering from an at-Hudson, killing three men and wounding one
Uickof diabetes, that he cannot give full at-other fatally, aud three slightly. The explo-
tentionto business and that the Empress*^^t^ *^^ the result of carelessness.
Ithe detail- ot the\ PfgffaJ Willi tlic ^ llcientiea.
administration, relieving the Emperor ofgt. Louis, Dec. 1.^The Democrat has a
manyof his burdens.-p.vi tl dated in the field. Indian territory,
Anlnt(^ri^^tliis Kriisatiun Bl^patrli.Nov. 2^. which says the Cheyenne village of
llsemsesby some uniform action in regard to ^ rates ^ot ex^e^-dmg fifteen dollars per lineal mile^the importation of Texas animals. One lex ' t'-r standard line-, twelve dollars f^r n.wnshi!^and one native steer were slaughtered yester-^d.iv. it 1 it p.^-t mortem examination made.
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Albany,Dec. 1.^The testimony in the case^of General Cole for the murder of II is cock,^was closed to-day. The arguments commence^to morrow and will probably occupy two or^three days.
Cairo/ill.,Dec. 2.^Sam. Holliday, of the^firm of Holliday ,t Pros, died to-day.
Columbia,S. C, Dec. 2.^In the House of^Representatives to-day. resolutions of condo-
andten dullars tor suction Hues, lil y thousand^dollars.
Forsurvey ina^ the pnblic lands in ^ Irejron. at^rates not exceeding fifteen dollars per lineal mile^for standard lines, twelve dollars lor township,^and teu dollars for section lines, forty taonsand^^ioilnrs: I'r u-ni .1, i urn out ol litis^tbe Commissioner of^pay a sum not exroe^surveys of last year
Forsurvey ing the pnblic lands in Washington^Territory at rates not exceeding fitteeu dollars per^lineal mile lor standard lines, twelve dollars for^township, and ten dollars for sectiou lines, fifteen^thousand dollars.
Forsurxeying tae public lands iu New Mexico^at rates not exceeding fifteen dollars |^er lineal^mile lor a.andard '.ines. tw elve dollars for town-^^bip. and ten dollars for section lines, live thotSS^4 can of powder ex- and doltais.
Forsurvey ing :h^ public land* in M,int^n^ Tsi-^ritory at rutes not exceeding fifteen dollars per^lineal mile for standard hies, twelve do iats :,.r
mayt^e uecessasy to p,y lia lanee due tor the^survey of lands embraced in the Osage Indian^reservation, in the state of Kansas, under c, ntract .^dated August fourteenth, eighteen hundred and^, sixty-six, tbe said sum to be re; urned to the treas- j^ury out of the proceeds of the sale of said lands ^^as provided by treaties with said Indians^j SaC. 3. And be it further tnactnl. That the^1 sum of seven tliousitid seven hundred and seventy^five dollars or so uiueb lusrcif as may in - -^' sary, is beieby appropriated, out of any money^in tbe treasury not otherwise appropriated to pay^for tin balance due for surveying several Indian^reservations in I'tah Territory: tbe survey , f which ,^was provided tor by aot of Congress approved^May fifth, eiirhteen hundred and si xty-tour.
HtC.4. Anil be it Jnrtkir enacted. That the j^sum of thirty-nine thousaud and fourteen dollars |^i und si xty three cents, or so much thereof as msy^; lie necessary, is hereby appropriated out ot any
ey in the treasury not heretofore appropriated
jto pay for tbe survey of tbe Usage Indian trust^j lands ceded to the I'uited States under treaty con-^eluded September tweuty-ninth. eighteen hundred^and sikty five, upon a contract made u.tb the^(^eneral Land Otlice under date of September^eighteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and^another contrive! lor aDother portion ul said trust '^lands, dated May twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred i^and sixty-seven; Jnhicb survey is according to 'he |^! provisions ot tbe second article ol treaty concluded^I with said tribe September tweoty-ciu'h, eighteen^hundred and sixty t,v^.
Kkcobe it further ^nnr;r,t That there be
andis beret.y approprirted ou' of any money in j^the treasury not otherwise appropriate,!, the sum^of three thousand three hundred and sixty two 1^dollars and threecenta to pay Ihe balance due for^the survey of the lanUs embraced in the Omaha^: and r\ iuuebago Indian reservati ^u iu 'he Stale . t^] Nebraska, under Contract da'ed August fourteen!!]^eighteen himdreil and sixty.six u- provided by a^| treaty with the Omaha Indians and au'honzed t^y^' act of Congress approved July twenty-eight eight^een hundred and sixty six-
Si.i I, Ari /,. ,i J.:rti,rThat the
Commissionerof tbe Ueneral Land Otn^se is hereby :^, anthorized to contiuiie tbe extension of the geo- |
logicalexplorations as begun in Nebraska under^I the provisions of the secetid section of the deti-^ciency aft of Congress, approved Man-h twoeiglit- .^eea hundred and sixty-seven. fnited States I
Statutes . ,^'l,i hundred and sixty - K, and
na,out ol lb,, appropriation , ri f.n huU(lr^, at^,y,^ tour
heUeneral l*nd OflW may h*)(1rM ^^,, .,.v^nty, to other portions of the ,^d.-igone thousand dollar, forUmU. an^, for purpo.^ ,a^ ,uin ^, ,,v.
thousand dol'ars is hereby appropriated out of^any money in the treasury not otherwise appro-^1 printed.
i Sir. 7. And In it 'further madid. That tbe^Commissioner of Paten's tie authorize.) ',, rent,^uniler the lirection of the Committees on I'atents^of tbe Senate aud of the House i t Kepresenta-^I lives, such rooms as may tie necessary tor^the speeily and convenient transac^on of the^business of the office: I'ruriii^, naoceys standing to the ere,^' fund. ' or in 'be hands of
'Patents, and all moneys hereafter received at tbe^Patent Office, for any putposc, or from any source^batever. shall he paid into tbe treasury as re^^ceived, w ithout any deduction whatever; and tbe^sum ot two bund red aud fifty thousand dollars ia
Platformand Army Scales.
standardlioea. twelve dollars tor townshid, and^ten for section lines, fifteen thousand dollars.
Forsurveying the public lands in Colorado, at^rates net exceeding fifteen dollars per lineal mile^lor standard lines, twelve dollars tor township,^and ten dollars for section lines, forty thousaud^dollars.
Forsurveying tbe boundary line between tbe^State of Nebraska and Territory or Colorado and^that portion ot th^; western boundary of the ^state^ot NehrasK i ciabraeed between t.o |,,r'y tir-I an 1
hundredand twenty ni'les, at no', exceeding fif^^teen dollar* per mile, four thousand e glit hundred^dollars to be expended under the direction of tbe^Cominiss ouer of the Iteneral Office.
Fortun ey ing the public lauds ia Nevada, at^rates not excee ling fifteen dollars per linesd mile^for standard lines, twelve dollars tor township,^and teu dollars for section lines, titty thousand^dollars.
Forsurveying the public lauds in Arizona, at^rates not exceed.tig fifteen dollar* pet lineal mile^for standard lines, twelve dollars lor township, and^ten dollars tor section lines five thousand dollars.^For surveying the public land* in California,
IE3X_. O AAT ^3 .
Alarge lot of Wagon Tongues I 'onpli.ig Poles^Etc., of
Agood Assortment of Paints and Paint Brushes,^Oil*. Putty, Olass and Sash. Tar, Pitch, Tur^^pentine. Kosin, Beeswax, Shoemaker's and Sad^^dler'* Wax.
Alarge lot of Harness, Saddles, Double and^Single Trees, Orcy Harness. Harn.se Leather, etc.
IIinch Verry Rope and
JackSt reivo A: EScm-ii Screw*
ifother things too numerous t
]||| | j | H ATS. 1, .00 Over.y and
a'Jv/VfInfantry Overcoats, 5(0 fine dress^-military- Cloth Coats. 500 .Shirt* and Drawers.^15O0 Beams of I^et'er and Fools-ap paper, lOil^Beams Post Folio, 10.000 Official Envelopes, Steel^Pens and Penholders. Mucilage, Sealing Wax^and Ink.
Theabove will b-
Sold for Cash!
VeryLow. Ix^wer than any firm in Helena.
HoKBNUflSl STOKV^Helena. M. T.. ^^^;^^. M. ISIS, d
A K. Will,
I-ateIlunlap A Co.)
ii ^^ iouin
' w ho. 35 Main st, Helena, M. T
BlackKettle's i.. .. i. on tbe north fork of^Witcba hiver, was captured yesterday at day^^light by tbe cavalry under (ten. Custer. One^hundred and fifty Imlians were killed and^fifty-thre^ taken prisoners. A large amount
Chicago,Dec. 1.^i'he Republican's New^York special says the story is circulated this^a. m., and generally believed, that Jay Gould,^Receiver of tbe Erie road, lias absconded with^eight millions of the Company's funds. De^^tective Young states he was notified, late last or property was captured, consisting of fifty-^uigbt of Would and Fisk's intentention of on* lodges, neatly a thousand males and^absconding, and accordingly stationed detect- | horses, arms, ammunition, horse equipments,^ives to watch the Erie buildings and all the *c- the most of which w is destroyed. Black^down town ferries and depots. About mid- Kettle, the principal chief, was killed. Capt.
andcontingent exjienses of the Patent Otlice. aod^for n itUdrvi wills, and I ^- n. m^ * '^money .; paid bv^mistake to l^e disburse I under the direction of the^: Secretary of tbe Interior- Aud it shall lie; he^duty ot ttie Commissioner of P-dcutt to column-^t'ongiessat the commencement of every^II and detailed account of
township,and teu dollars for section lines, tweuty j
Forsurveying the public lauds in L'tah Territory ,
atrates not exceeding fifteen dollars i^er mile for , .^II,.- . i j ^^ _ t . ' , . hereby appropriated for salaries and miscellaneous^standard line*, twelve dollars lor township and , _ ^ _ '*., _ ..k^,,
tea dollar* for section lines, twenty thousand
r'orsurvey i^ig public lands iu the Stale of Flot^^illa, ten thoustn.l dollars.
for surveying the eastern boundary ^^! N, v^e*timaletl tour bun,lie.1 and^not exceed ng twenty-five dol,^,
., . . , -. , .J , ,,moneys received tor duties on patents and for
thousMndsix bundled and twenty- five dollars to
beexpended under the direction ol tbe Commis^^sioner of the Oeneral Lana Office
PLBLIC M ILDINOS AX1) CROI'NDS.^For repairs and improvements of p'lhlic build-^i i iiirs and ground* betetotore umler tbe direction of^the Commissioner ol Puhlio Buildings, to-wit-^For casual re|^^trs of tbe navy yaid and upper^dollars-^ng ceie of the bridge at or^^tie Potomac river, twenty-
twentyfive mile* at |to Congress at tl
dollarsper mile, teo lumber *e^uon a fu^.... J... .i.^ money* received tor
_ ;.Kr^.^., hot were completely^boat. The detectives inferred the two myster powwed and very bidly whipp-d.
mentrie.1 to cross the river by the L.werFort Laiaj etK- In Fluissea.
ferry,but finding theui guarded h i i .; ne t.tr New York, Dec. I.^-ymte ;m excitement^up town to reach the Aew Jersey, and then 1 wa* caused to-day by a fire in the wood work^drivin to the Erie depot. The detectives Qf yort Lafayette, it being known that the^stationed at the depot, found a locomotive magasine contains thirty tons of powder,^with steam up attached to the Director's car. \ Some of the carpenters had been making re-^They inquired of the conductor if he was go- j p^,^ on tUa roof and had kir.dled a fire which^ing out: he denied that he was-, but refused to i caused the disaster. The fire utterly de-^explain anything. While there, they heard *troved the wood wcrk of the building, in-^tbe whistle of the locomotive near Bergen j eluding the quarters of the officers and men.^Tunnel. The station master ordered them off store rooms. Ac. A large quantity of thin-^the track, saying a freight train was coming glee piled around the door of the magasine^in. During the confusion the Director's car j was also consumed. The lo*s is variously es-^steamed off. convincing the detectives that ^ ' ti mated from $100,000 to $300,000. Tbe fire^successful trick had been played upon thrm, ^ i^ still burning at midnight, but the maga-^and the men they were watching had escaped. | tine is considered out of danger. Some^to I Gould has been at the office of the company twenty shells exploded in the center of tbe 1^assert7ao*t p^liivVV.^hat^Vitk has sbscjnded. '
disarmto uj down'our arms, we are about , Hs says the train was sent to carry men on^t tnke a blow that will echo on the coati- \ important business of the company. Drew^We will lay down arm- when Spain re- , ^nd oth -rs believe he has run away. Opinions^guises our independence and not before, ' are greatly divided aad there is n^uci excite-^i. twithstanding Spanish proclamations and j ment about the matter. Important develop- ; ting at a special term of the Supreme Court^rumors to the contrary.^men is are expected to-morrow.j^ f.ais cjty today, granted an order on the j roved March
allmoney* expeodetl by him tinde- ami by uirue^of this provision for sai 1 contingent and miscelia-^I neous expenses, and for salaries, and the names of^^ the person* to whom *uch sularies are paid, and
theamount thereof paid to each^i BBC 8. And be it further emucttd. That the city^i of lienrgetown. the city ot Washington, and the^j levy court of the county or Washington. District^I of Columbia, be and they are bereoy authorized ^^to levy and collect a special tax on tbe taxable ,^projss-rfy within tbeir respective jurisdicti ons. for^tbe erection of school houses aad tbe support ot^public schools, not exceeding titty* cent* oo each^one hundred dollars for any one year, to be assess^^ed and collected a* other taxes.
SaV.'J. And Or it further enacted. That all^laws aud part* of l^ws mat regulate the price* of^For care and improvement of ground* south of labor in the C, .vernment Prin'ing Office be. and^the Preaidci.C* House, one thousand dollars.I tba same are hereby repealed; aod it shall be the
Forextra labor in removing snow and ice from duty of the Congre-sioiial Pxinter to cont-asct with^tte pavemeuts and public walks, five hundred tbe persons io that employment at such prices as^dollars.| are tor tee interest of the guveruuieit, aod are just
Forrep.i.r ol water pipes, one thousand dollars, to t'i ^ss employed
Anddealers in American and Foreign^GOLD and SILVER WATCHES.
CLtCKS,PLiTEl ITiEE, E1H
Theundersigned respectfully nfrtrm their friends^copies of records and drawings, and all other and the publfc generally, that having purchased^money* received by virtue of said otlice; aud of the interest of tbeir former partner. Mr- B. Ounlap,
rbridge across tiie Po^^tomac river, tlfieen thousand dollars.
F.r tuel for the President's House, five thou*.;: I^dollars.
Foriuiprov emen' and care of reservation num^^ber two ami l.a ay ette square, two thousand dol^^lars.
Kormanure f,.r toe public ground* and reserva^^ti ^o^ and cartage of the same, two thonsaud dol^^lars.
Forcare ol r, ^^^! \ . . 'i- ,:i N*-^ Vork Mas^a-^cb'isetts. Vermont and Maryland avenue*, three^thousand dollars.
Forpainting iron fences around the public^squares and rc-erva:ions three thousand dollars
8ec.10. And br it further enacted. That for^j the purp-sse ot exta-ntiug tba fourth article of the
tieutyof Washington, concluded on tbe ninth day ,^1 of Augii^t. eigbteeu hundred and forty-two, the '^I Secretary of the Treasury i* hereoy authorized and \
directedo pay to the State of Maine for ninety-^! one thousand one hundred and twenty-five ae.es of^land assigned bv said .State to set: ers under said
Jr.,they still continue at the old stand and are, as^heretofore, prepared to manufacture every descrip^^tion of jewelry from tba
Constantlyon hhiid a large and splendid assort^ment of
I'llBCIOI S s TON ES.
Allwork guarantee,! a* represented. Urde^from the country promptly attended to.
ianll-twtf^HAKTOS A Wild.
Mil!continues in charge ,,t the Watch and Clock^department, and all work passing through hi*^hand* is warranted nt give sntisfact ion ap'Jo
fort,but no one was hurt. The fort is gar^^risoned on'.y by a reargeant's guard from^Fort Hamilton.
AiiotlacrOrder in tlie l^rle Case.
Bimghamton,D-c. 2.^Justice Balcota, sit
Forannual repairs of tbe President's House, live i article, a sum equal to one dollar aod twenty five
centsper acie: ami to the Commonwealth of Mas^^sachusetts for tweuty six thousand one hundred^aod fifty acres of laud a su'n equal to one dollar^and iwentv five cent* per acre: Pronded, That^before said sums are paid the States of Maine and^Massachusetts shall agree with tbe I nited States
Korflower-pots, glasses, twine, and so forth, one^ibousaadkdoihsrs.
Forfuel at the centre building of the Capitol,^one thousand five huodred dollars.
Forcare of the circle, one thousand dollars.
CencratGrant's OfHclnl Ileport.
AGood Project Endorsedapplication of the A
hic.go, Nor. ^^.^ .^.. Grant s official j St. Louis, Nae. 3^.^Ta. Merck^U' E^- , St-te, ^J^f ^^report | or the present year is very short. It j change to-day .^doptrf II Ijlll Cordully fcf to DifUCU^ fra^ -
merelytransmits the r
Forlaying pavement through tbe mall along that the settlers u|x^n tbeir pub'i-s lands in tbe late^Sixth street swath, opened by act of Congress ap- | disputed territory in Maine eolit.'ed to be quieted^second, eighteeu hundred aod sixty
ofthe several approving of the bill now before Congress, . nng any V^^V*^J *^ *n7 receiver or other^a earnestly renews i fl^osiii*. union of telegraphiug with the person than the recei ver l|| 111 11 by the^^ niTthat ^h^nSl of tl,: 1 postal department of the government, and , Court, n^.ng Hon (,,les Uotcuk.ss of this
expres-iogbelief that such action will city, ^s referee to take testimony on all mat-^work a practical solution of the evils of the tees, transactions, etc, of the Company, and^preset telegraph system.file m- r-,--m ... i.i.ei,
NewYork, Dec. 1.^Attorney Oeneral Kv-^arta coniiders the practice of compromising
Indiansbe transferred to tbe War Department,^lie thinks while the Indian war continues no^.eneral legislation for tbe rudactioa of the^army is advisable, all tbe troops oa the plains^being needed, and troops are still aeeded in^the Southern States
ith the evidence^him, with this Court. This action sustains^the directors ot the road against all other^persons.
iatheir |m^s*e*sion. as ascertained bv commission*^seven, two thujssnd dollar*.. heretofore insfi;ipe^l by sd4 Stales, shall have
or additional lepaiis ^if con^orvat^^ry at the . been or shall be qsasSad b_. a release of the^President's I loose, and for supylyitig the same ^ the said Males
sritka suitable eollectio* of plants to replace; ^^^, 11. Aud* be U further enacted^those destroyed by ire. live thousand dollars. ^ Secretary of tbe In-erlor, in hi* discretion, is au-^Forcompleting tbe culvert through the botanic thorixed to expend the approfiriation heretofore^garden, thirteen tboossitel dollarsj made for the purpose of erecting a penitentiary
Forthe further improvement ot Lincoln sipiare, for tbe Territory of Colorado, oo the site be'ong-^eight thousand dollars.ing to and prot ided by the said Territory for the
Forhue of cart* on the nublic gtouo.U. three , purp^^*e: l'.^ri,'ed, Tba t no |^art of this property^Ibouabad dollar*.CI shsll he said i^r traosferrml without tbe Ooas^ntof
Fur purchase and repair of t.^^U used in the the Coiled Stale* u.st had aod received
Granthas written he will certainly | Internal Revenue frauds illegal, and coose
ndthe great military reunion in this city
ArmyKeuiufer lor 1868.^Washington, Dec 2 ^The official Army
i.dii.It is believed a greater rutn-^ber of officers will be assembled on that oc^^casion than have been together since tbe war.^'ieneral- Schofield, Sherman and Thomas will
TheJcfl'. Davis Trial^^lotion Co^Quaaks I iidli Uncut
r.ichmond.Sow. oil.^This tesaiac tte^I aMwd Mat** Circuit Court Robert Ould,^counsel for Jeff. Davis, nsade a aaotioa to^quash the indictment on the ground that the
quentlyRollins will be notified he must in^tbe future submit all such cases to Secretary^McCulloch or the Attorney (Ieneral.
Yesterdayp. in. a box containing^was stolen from the Pequannack^Bridgeport, Conn. The box was^vault of the bank. There is no trace
missingp^eoperty. ... _ i Mai. General Rob't K. Scott resigned.
Theaaniversary of the Polish rerolati on * m^of 18S^ was celebrated to-day by the PolishAtlantic Cable Dlspatt he.
taof this city.London, Dec. 1.^The Queen has recovered
Boston,Dec. 1 .^Gen. Grant telegraphed i from her ^light indisposition, and will leave
publicgrounds, one taoosaad dolhxrs.
Farpurchase of trees aad tree boxes, to replace i^when necessary, such as have been plauted by tbsja^I'nlted *tate*,^to whitewash tree box.i and fence*.
Approved,July i-^^'. Id ^.
Register,just published by the War Det^art- ! aod to repsor pavements ia frooi of th^ public
P.fcC huadbttrvs^I 'is I I'It LIS. 51 I . IM'IM.N
ByVegus fk Whitehead's 8tage Line.
Shortestand best Route '.
WKmake tbe through trip io nine hours, aod^only nine miles by saddle horse Leave-^Helena, Monday. Wednesday aad Friday of each^week. Fare ^1J; Freight^ eta Packages, let-^title of' ter* K'press matter carried and delivered with^dispatch to
Lincoln,and all intermediate points.^via.
liverCity. Trinity. P'egan ami Oeorgetown.^fflce at Mansfie d St Co s. W. O. PBEC1TT.^13^ltfAgen:
CI.A S BEY HOUSE
JACKSOX STREET.^VIRGINIA CITY, MONTANA.
JAB. T. ^LASIli:Y, I'rop'r.
rpiIISHOC SB has been recently I tied up in an^X. elegant style for the accommodation of the
For i ^proveaseet u^tho isa.nl dollars.
Fcreoatiouiog the l olled Mates twenty-iaoh '^wa' r main from ;'s press at termiau* ia north B^.ree* ,ss the east *ele of DeUware avenue to the
two, urday *
public,aod it is ihe determination to keep a
Thetable will be supplied with all the market^afford*. Kvery attention will be paid to tbe com^futt of guests Tbe services of O. P. THOMAS^Lincoln Oulnh. Wednesday'^, Fri lAy * and ^os have been secured as ftewaed sai Oeneral Super^^ 's.visor, aod be will devote his atteatioa to the table
Ottoat Hall A Miller's, in Helena, to see that it is supplied with everything obtain
Ate' f Ti.ia Mote'. ia Ltneo'n,Uidtable. sepI'Altf
BetaeeaH BURN A and LINCOLN lil'LCtx.^lassvea Helena. Tuesdav s, Tbunalay s and Mat