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From the Daily Heraid of December IS.
—Mr. A. Stewart, Commissioner of Meagh
er county, is in town.
—Judge Garrigan, of Meagher county,
was in the city yesterday.
—Mr. Alvin Lent, Treasurer of Missoula
county, is viewing the metropolis, en route
from the Capital homeward.
—Lieut. Wm. Quinton, of the 7th infantry,
who has been stopping in town for several
days paît, leaves for Fort Shaw in the morn
—Dick Ken non, Treasurer of Deer Lodge
county, and the moat popular man of the
West Side, arrived in Helena last night from
Virginia, and departs lictsew^rd to-morrow.
—Rev. J. A. Van Anda, Presiding Elder
of the M. E. Church for Montana, returned
to Helena last evening from Gallatin City,
having made a tour of the southern and east
ern portions of the Territory, and reports
the church prospering iu those sections be
yond all precedent. Quarterly meetings
have been held under his supervision in all
the main towns and camps, with the most
encouragiag results. Rev. T. C. Iiiff is at
present conducting a series of meetings in
Bozeman, and over twenty-five converts have
already been made. Let the good work go
A Modest Request.
We not uafrequently receive letters from
persons residing in the States asking for in
formation concerning our climate, soil, min
eral resources, and a thousand and one other
questions, which, if we undertook to an
swer, would be a heavy tax upon our time
and patience. The following is a fair sam
ple of these letters of inquiry. It is from
Massachusetts, and addressed to W. C. Child,
Register of the Land Office :
"Dear Sir: —Please send full particulars
respecting the public lands in Montana Ter
ritory and oblige
This is a very modest request indeed, and
we hope the Register, who is always oblig
ing, will give the desired information. He
can probably accomplish the task in a week's
time, if he diligently applies himself.
At & Regular Communication of King
Solomon Lodge No. 9, A. F. and A. M., held
at Masonic hall on the evening of December
17th, 1873, the following officers were elected
to serve for the ensuing Masonic year : E.
Frank, W. M. ; T. J. Lowry, S. TV. ; Alex.
Gibson, J. W. ; Moses Morris, Treasurer; D.
H. Cuthbert, Secretary.
A private dispatch received last evening
informs us that the jury in the case of the
United States vs. Maj. Ensign and Charles
Giddings, after a brief deliberation, returned
a verdict of "not guilty." 31. C. Page, U.
S. District Attorney, assisted by his deputy,
TV. H. Clagett, conducted the prosecution,
and Wilbur F. Sanders and John H. Shober
Appointment for tiic L'JacSifoot Affcncy
The Rev. Mathew Bird, a minister of the
TIethodist Church, has been appointed school
teacher at the Blackfoot Agency. Mr. Bird
is an old resident of Gallatin county.
—Six school teachers in one of the Cincin
nati schools spelled giraffe with a " j."
—Mr. Jones, of the National 31ining Com
pany. shipped to New York a few days ago
a gold brick valued at about $17,000 in gold
—Philadelphia has reduced the price of
doctor's diplomas, so that fifteen dollars will
now entitle any wood-chopper to a sheep
—The sidewalk just below Cannon Bros,
is really dangerous for uight pedestri&nism,
and should be repaired at once. Whose duty
is it to see to such things ?
— W e see that Frank Leslie's and other
illustrated weeklies iu the East have copied,
even to the smallest paragraph, what the
3fontana papers contained about the won
ders(?) of " Solomon's Cave," near Black
—The Gazette this morning gives the Hee
ard quite a puff. It says our obituary of the
illufrtrious Agassiz was " excellently written,"
and when the Gazette will acknowledge a
fact like this we begin to think something
awful is about to happen. But we should
like to inquire of oar neighbor if the Her
ald et er fails to get things up in apple-pie
1 order, such, for instance, as giving our read
ers the latest news, both local and telegraphic,
'he best leading articles, the spiciest corres
. ondence and the choicest miscellany ? Come,
j low, own up.
l v om the Daily Herald of I^cember 19.
The boys and girls (especially the boys)
are baring a jelly time in coasting, and the
hills hare become so slippery in consequence
as te render pedestrianism rather precarious.
We like to see the boys and girls enjoy them
selves in this way, but they are too reckless.
It is anything but safe te slide down Bread
way* with the velocity of the wind while
teams are almost constantly passing *p and
down Main street. A little boy yesterday
barely effcafgpd a serious accident in this way,
and we hear of other hair-breadth escapes on
the Edwards street hill and on Bridge street
Parent! should prohibit their children from
riding in these dangerous placss.
Virginia. City Items.
The Madieoniau of the 13th inst. has these
3Ir. J. F. Steer made a sale on last Satur
day of 200 feet of ground on the Chapel Hill
lode, in the Rochester district, to 3Iessrs.
Oaks & Co. We did not learn the considera
tion, but presume it was a handsome figure.
Messrs. Oaks & Co. have been at work for
some time on the load, and a recent crushing
yielded them $90 per ton.
Our Helena cotempor cries are indulging in
a little pleasantry about their respective type
setting abilities, which savors somewhat of
bombast. Now we don't want to mix in at
all, but we wouldn't mind "putting up" a
little that Virginia has a man who can sit at
a case where a compositor is at work longer
and nudge the compositor's elbow oftener,
aud talk longer and say less than any man
who ever visited either of the Helena offices.
Election ot Officers.
At the regular meeting of the Rocky
Mountain Encampment, held in Helena De
cember 18th, the following officers were
C. P.—Chas. 31. Jefferis.
b TV. 1 - J. b. Davis.
II. P.—H. Bunker.
R. C. S,—Wm. J. Auerbach, re-elected.
Tieas.—Geo. TV. Fox.
J. W.—D. Vinson.
—Gold opened iu New York to-day at 111 j.
—P. A. Larger is in the city.
—Gov. Potts returned from Deer Lodge
last night and is at the International.
—The truck of the Hook aud Ladder Co.
arrived iast night, having mad« the trip from
Corinne in 24 days.
—Col. J. A. Yiall will leave for the States
in a few days, to visit his family, now so
journing in New Jersey. He will be absent
—The festival last night at Dusseau's Hall,
for the benefit of the M. E. Chnrch South
Sunday School, was a very pleasant affair
and was well attended.
—Judge Turnley's mill, the "Little Giant,"
has received several loads of silver rock from
Red Mountain and vicinity. The Judge has
been hard at work for a month or more on
these ores, and his mill will start up in a few
days with himself at the helm, which is an
assurance of success.
—The Directors of the M. A. M. & M.
Association, at their last meeting, presented
E. W. Carpenter, the late Secretary, with a
handsome diamond ring, as a token of their
appreciation of the able and fpithful manner
in which he has discharged his duties during
the past three years. Complimentary resolu
tions were also passed.
—Damsels who, in case of breach of
promise, expect to have their shattered hearts
fixed up by a big verdict, are warned not to
ensnare elderly gentlemen, even though they
be millionaires. They are particularly lia
ble to die before the trial is ended, and it has
been decided in the suit against the late
Mayor Kalbfleisch, of Brooklyn, that after
the death of the recreant lover no judgment
can be rendered. 3Iako sure, girls, that the
victim be youug and in sound health.
From the Daily Herald of December 20.
Tbe Yellowstone National Park.
In the report of the Secretary gf the In
terior we find the following in regard to the
NationalPark: "I deem it incumbent on
me to refer to the unprotected condition of
the Yellowstone National Park. No appro
priation has yet been made for the purpose
of opening the Park to the public, and of
enabling this department to carry into effect
the necessary rules and regulations for its
government. I am informed that tbe Park
has been visited during the past summer by
many persons, and that it has been despoiled
by them of great quantities of its mineral de
posits, and other curiosities. A superintend
ent of the Park was appointed in May, 1872,
but there being no appropriation from which
his compensation could be paid, his services
have necessarily been gratuitous, and he
could not be expected, under such circum
stances, to reside permanently in the Park.
Applications have been made by various par
ties for permistloa to erect buildings and to
construct roads within the Park. This act of
3farch 1, 1873, confers upon me the neces
sary authority to grant leases for building
purposes ; but no leases have been granted,
for the reason that sufficient information has
not been obtained as to the responsibility
of the several applicants. It appears to me
to be eminently proper that early steps should
be taken by Congress for the protection of
this great wonder from the vandalism of cu
riosity-hunters. The department should not
be held responsible for the conditién of the
park so long as there is no money under its
control applicable to the ends contemplated
by the act of March 1, 1873. The bounda
ries of the Park should be properly surveyed
and located, as many persona desire to enter
and settle upon lands contiguous thereto."
As will be seen by an advertisement in an
other column, the Gift Chncert of the Ken
tucky Library, which was to have taken place
December 3d, has been postponed to March
31st. This postponement was occasioned
by the panic in the fall which prevented the
sale of tickets, and the epidemic which pre
vailed all over the South. Tbe managers
could have had a half drawing, but the heavi
est ticket holders counselled a postponement
that a full drawing, as originally advertised,
might take place. Tickets are selling very
rapidly. Full particumrs may be had by ad
dressing Tbos. E. Bramlette, Louisville,
To be given by the Helena Hook and Lad
der Company No. 1, Friday evening, Decem
ber 2<jtb, 1873, in Dusseau's Hall.
Committee on Arrangements—Messrs. A.
M. Holter, B. Robinson, W. Mc3Iurphy, J.
3Iichalsky and A. Gibson.
Committee on Decoration—-3Iessrs. E.
Frank, G. B. Foote, C. Mayn, R. R. Gates
and B. Price.
Committee on Invitation—3I«ssrs. Benj.
Stickney, J.* Feldberg, I. Greenhood, 31. M.
Holter, F. Pope, C. G. Reynolds, W. G.
Bailey, J. S. Davis, C. Hall, J. Horsky, S.
Neel, T. J. Lowry, A. 31. Walker, G. Binzel
and E. Frank.
Committee on Reception—3Iessrs. Bullock,
A. R. Wright, H. M. Pärchen, G. B. Chase,
A. J. Davidson and J. P. Woolman.
Floor Managers—F. Pope, Ben. Stickney,
W. C. Gillette, Chas. G. Reynolds and B.
Tickets $4. All Firemen are invited to at
tend in uniform.
The proceeds of the ball will be applied in
payment of a debt due ou the new Hook and
Ladder Truck. This truck will be a credit
to the city, and the Committee on Arrange
ments trust to see the H. & L. Ball liberally
patronized by the public. dtd-dell
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Re-nominated and Csnfirmtd.
The people of Montana, without regard to
party, will rejoice to learn that the President
has re-nommated and the Senate confirmed
W. F. Wheeler for U. S. 3Iarshal of this
Territory, which news came in our regular
dispatches this morning. Mr. Wheeler; dur-
ing his past term, has discharged the duties
of his office both to the satisfaction of the
people ef the Territory and the general gov-
ernment, and his retention in the office is an
acknowledgment of tbe same. The 3Iarshal
is expected home soon.
- m I io» I m
Cash and prompt time buyers of dry goods
will find at the house of J. R. Boyce & Co.
a large and well selected stock, attractive in
its various departments, consisting of every
article usually kept by first-class dealers. It
is sufficient to say that the gentlemen con
nected with this house are wide-awake busi
ness men, fully posted in the late reduction
in dry goods, and they are prepared to give
buyers the benefit of bottom prices.
—Gold opened in New York to-day at 110J.
—Nelson Story, of Bozeman, is in the city.
—The next proceeds of the Sunday School
festival of the M. E. Church South amount
—From the number of tickets already sold
the success of the Firemen's Ball next weeks
—The neatest ' bill of fare" ever turned
out in the Rocky Mountains has just been
executed by our job artist for the Cosmopoli
tan and St. Louis hotels.
—The dancing school last night was one
of the most sociable occasions of the season.
There were some forty-five couples in at
tendance, the music was excellent, and noth
ing occurred to mar the pleasure of all. As
the firemen have a ball en next Friday even
ing, it was voted to postpone the next school
until the week after.
—John Keating arrived from Keatingville
yesterday. He brought gold retort sufficient
to make a brick of the coin value of $15,000.
That is the way Jehn rolls out the "yellow
boys" about every two or three weeks. An
interest in the Keating mine would set well
even on a dyspeptic's stomach.
—Gen. W. A. C. Ryan, who met his death
at the massacre of Santiago de Cuba, was
engaged to be married to Miss Gebhmd, the
daughter of a prominent citizen of Scho
harie county, New york, and a very amiable
aud accomplished young lady. The nnuptials
were to have been celebrated on Thanksgiv
—There are about fifteen men back in
31agpie gulch, 3Ieagher county, prospecting
further for the rich deposits ef gold that are
believed to be there. The gulch is flat and
deep and wet, and can be prospected only by
thorough draining. It is estimated that net
less than $50,000 in money and labor have
already been expended in different drains in
the gulch, and yet the boys are not satisfied
to quit. Success should certaiuly attend them.
—James McPherson, formerly of this
city, but fer the past two years a banker of
Minneapolis, Minn., writes as follows to a
friend in Helena: "Business is good and rates
of interest to regular customers twelve per
cent., and to outsiders two to three per cent,
per month. The panic is over, and business
is considered fair throughout the State. Nine
banks suspended, but we tailed through with
flying colors, and paid everything on pre
sentation. They couldn't 'corner' the boya
from the mountains and we are proud of our
success, which has been eyer since we started
in business, far better than anticipated. Re
member me to all friends in the city."
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^rttrdec* Surveyor General for Montana.
A IHannel of Health»
The edition for 1874 of the sterling medical annual
known as Hostetter'a Almanac is now ready, and may
be obtained, free-of cost, of druggists and general
country dealers in all parts of the L nited States aud
British America, and indeed in every civilised portion
of the Western Hemisphere. This Almanic has been
issued regularly at the commencement of every year
for about one-fifth of a century. It combine* with the
soundest practical advice for the preservation and re
storation of health, a large amount of interestiag and
amusing light reading, and the calendar, astronomical
calculations, chronological items, etc., are prepared
with great care, and will be found entirely accurate.
The issue of Hostetter's Almanac for 1874 will proba
bly be the largest edition of a medical work ever pub
lished in any country. The proprietors, Messrs. Hos
tetter A Smith, Pittsburgh, Pa., on receipt of a two
cent stamp, will forward a copy by mail to any person
who cannot procure one in his neighborhood.
Scientific and Safe Treatment»
When applied with Dr. Pierce's Nasal Douche and
accompanied with Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov
ery as constitutional treatment, Dr. Sage's Catarrh
Remedy produces perfect cures of the worst cases of
Catarrh aud Ozaena of many years' standing. This
thorough course of medieatiou constitutes the only
scientific, rational, sate and successful manner of treat
ing this odious disease that has ever been offered to the
affleted. So successful has it proven that the proprie
tor has long offered a standing reward of £500 tor a case
of Catarrh which he cannot care.
Thos, J. Bishop, of South Brooklyn, N. Y., writes
that his wife had suffered since a child with Catarrh
until it had resulted in what eminent physicians pro
nounced Consomption ; that she had used Dr. Sage's
Catarrh Remedy with Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery, and they have worked wonders with her
STEALING OUR THUNDER.
People should beware of those imposters who not
only try to imitate Dr. Pierce'; Family Medicines but
also copy his original style of advertising by offering
various sized rewards for cases of Catarrh and other
diseases which they cannot cure. Those who do not
possess sufficient intelligence to enable them to write
original advertisements of their own, but have to steal
those ef others, are not likely to have made great and
valnable discoveries in medicines. Look out for them.
It I« at Fact.
It is a fact that while Dr. Price's Cream Baking
Powder and Special Flavorings, Lemon, Vanilla, etc.,
have been made for seven years without reducing their
standard of perfect purity, not another Baking Pow
der or Flavoring Extract in the markst is free from
adulteration. There are no coloring, poisonous oils,
or acids in Dr. Price's Flavors, nor Chalk. Alum, or
other injurious substances in his Cream Baking Pow
der. We know the Manufacturers take pride in hav
ing their articles strictly pure.
Helmbold'e Buchn is the only reliable rem
edy for diseases of the nrinary organs. Take it in sea
son, and do not be imposed upon by quacks and im
We are glsd to learn that tbe absence of the cele
brated Dr. Helmbold has not prevented tbe continued
manufactnre of the Bncbo, so well known as the only
efficient remedy for diseases of the kidneys and urinary
organs. There are counterfeits of this most excellent
medicine. Genuine has proprietor's private stamp.
John F. Henry. New York, Sole Agent.
Everything 1 I« llswn, mad Why No*
These words arc need and repeated on «very street
oomer in the city, and in every house In the Territory.
Therefore, we do a favor to tbe public in calling their
attention to the firm of JD» Sc J. Goldberg, (one
ûuup uIaw th* Post Office-1 where, *»3» —lllilg, Ultj
can satisfy themselves that
Clothing, Furnishing Goods, Oats and
Are sold Cheaper than ever befbre in Montana. On
hand, extra sixes of Cassimere Overshirts.
Do not forget the place—one door below the Pos
A. F. W right. John McMeex.
UHIGHT Sc iHcNIEEN,
Post Office Building, adjoining the Goodrich House
Dannack City, Montana.
Boots, Shoes, etc., etc.
Also, in connection, the Bannack Baker) »
We have now in our Warehouse 150 barrels of High
Wines, which we guarantee to be ot first quality, and
which will be sold cheaper than they can be shipped
from the States.
Parties in want of such goods will find it to their
advantage to call on us.
We have also on hand Double Distilled Whiskies of
our own and Eastern manufacture.
d*wtf-nl4 A. ?l. HOLTEK Sc BMP
tSOZENIAN STAG E MNE
Until further notiee coaches for Springville, Raders
bunr, Gallatin City, and Bozeman, will leave the office, at
the Grub Store," Main street, every morning at 8 o'
clock and arrive daily at 4 o'clock p. m.
dtf-r.26 H. F. GALEN, Proprietor.
IN THE PRICES OF
Owing te the great Financial
and Commercial Panic in the
Ernst, and in anticipation off
m great decline in all commo
We have this day Harked
dowp the Prices of our Goods
throughout our entire Stock frei
SS TO SO PER CENT.
This bring* th* price of Dry Goode down to a LK8S
FIGURE than they have been aold West of tbe
Missouri river since the war. New lithe time to lay
ia your winter »applies. No change In the prices of
carpets for the present
dkwtf-eepM Maim Street, Helena*
POSPO ^ SwI ft \ '|' e
Fourth Gift Concert
PUBLIC LIBR ARY O F KENTUCKY,
A CARD TO THE PUSLiC.
The Trustees of the Public Library of Kemuckr nd
the management of tue Gift Concert auacmiiçç t'
postponement of the Fourth Gift Concert until Tv, ■
day, the 31st of March next.
The public will readily understand rive cans»« wUich
have made this postponement nece^-ary.
The financial panic, which has tor ti.c Iasi two
months parai , zed business of eve-y section ot this
country and of Europe, ha? prevented thousand? 'run
investing iu tickets! The epidemic? pervadmg almost
the entire South have cut off a large and readable
market. And, too, the public, judging from tue eiisets
of these cau?c?, have expected a pos poneraent aul
have declined to invest without a more positive assur
ance of the drawing taking place on a fixed day.
All interested desire a full drawing, but tor the rea
sons ju?t stated this could not be had on the 3d of D>
cetnber, but the short postponement now announced
will secure this.
The management have met with unprecedented suc
cess. Tne sales of tickets, the proceeds of which have
already b«en received, amount to oveb a million
dollars, with a number of agencies in this country
yet to haar from, aud all those iu Europe.
Thus a drawajg, (scaling the gifts one-half) eouM b*
had now, but tue management deem it best to have a
postponement and a fill drawing.
This postponement assures the sale of all tuz
tickets axd a FULL DRAWING- That this deter
mination wiligmeet with the approbation of nearly
every one interested is made apparent by the very nu
merous letters received from every section of this
country and the Canada-, asking tor a postponement.
This action of the management will work no detri
ment to any, but wiii be tor the benefit of ail. By ir
the fortunate ticket-holders will receive their gifts ix
full, while it will not effect those who do not i
In making this announcement the management em
phatically STATE THAT THERE SHALL RE NO I
ther postponement, and to this end all agents w :
be imperatively required to close up and transmit *he:r
accounts to this office by the 21st of March.
THOMAS E. BRAMLETTE.
dAwlt-dec20 Agent Public Library, K
ATTENTION, F A ii TICKS I
The largest assortment of Agricultural Impie: »nt*
ever brought to the Territory, and prices lower .r.
Weed's Celebrated Harvesting fir
Wagon* of ail Size*.
Hand Hay Hakes»
Aaerted size* of Kay Fork*.
Gram ^ack*, etc.. >
And, in fact, all sorts and kinds of farming bn ;
mnets, including all lute patents of labor-savn
chinery, tbat can be fonna at any first-class c|
tarai house in the East. Repairs for ail mac' e«.,
sold by as constantly on hand.
T. C. POWER A CO. 1
Helena, July 3d, ÎS73. dJfcwtf jy3
STÏAM CRACKER COMPANY
Successors to ( annou's Steam Bakery
North Main Street, Helena, Jt, T.
b— — •
Manufacture Lockey's superior brand of crackt
etc., which are guaranteed to be of better quu.ity
any other in the market.
COMMISSION 51 EH CE A NTS.
Wholesale and Retail dealers in Family Grocerk
Farmen»', Freighters', and Miners' Supplies; Floai
Grain, Butter, Eggs, Cheese, and assorted merchan
Orders solicited and promptly filled with fresh goods
at reasonable rates. dtf-amzl
PROF. B. F. MARSH.
«». M MARSH.
ü. S. DEPUTY MINERAL SURVEYORS
A PPOINTED agreeably to the provisions of the
iV Milling Law s of the United States, we are author
ized to make Surveys and execute the work required to
obtain Patents to Mining Claims in Montana.
WORK ON SHORT NOTICE.
Office and Rooms at the CMinop®h* an
MARSH Sc SON,