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VOL. 1. RED LODGE, PARK (COUNTY, 1MONTANA. SATURDAY, MIARCIH 8. 1J .
:I RL 8.18i. .,
W. F. Meyer.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
AsN NOTARY PUBLIC.
W'LAND OFFICE BUSINESS
PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
Iced Lodge, Mont.
Allan R. Joy,
ATTORN1'Y AT LAW,
MONEY TO LOAN.
SOLE AGENT FOR
Riverside town lots, N. P. Railroad
lots and N. P. Railroad lands.
U. S. LAND OFFICE BUSINESS
Land Office Business.
Practices In all matters relating to the
Public lands befcre Montana U. S land
ofces and the department at Washing
ton, D. C.
Special attention given Entries and Con
tests. r -Correspondence solicited. 1-t
F. R. MUSSER, M. D.
Ofnce next door to the PIC:I:ET.
Geo. W. Monroe, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND. SURGEON.
Omce at 1I. J. Armstrong & Co.'s Drug
IE) LODGEI, MONT.
E. E. Batchelor,
Omco in Conrad & Co.'s Bank.
Red Lodge, '- - Montana.
W.- . Frost,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Plastering and masonry work.
Plans and estimates given.
RED LODGE, MONTANA.
George W. Devin
CONTRACTORS and BUILDERS,
Billiard and Pool table repairing a
aed Lodge, Montana.
Mrs. E. A. Baldwin
TEACHER OF VOCAL AND IN
Led Lodge, Moatana.
Smith & Hawley.
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS
Job Work a Specialty.
Shop Four doors above Conrad's
fronting on Hauser avenue. 13tf
Reps tT, Tra .and,
iiwnsTle '&cC 00,
Filing r cmentsand
NI 1 o d sterms.
N. . O ANe
S. * C. c
0v OPP'S ETTLER'S
UID 124pP aI dcoonly 25c (postago stampts
S17LOUISMO. h t0 UALULATEX.A
I JI. J. ARMSTRONG & CO...
Window Shades. Paints
Perfumes, Blank BOOks
.9And everythin3g in our line.
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PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED.
As large a Stock as any in Easternl Montana anl Prices itEASON
Red Lodge, Montana .. . i
WHOLESALE A N D RETAIL2
WHEN IN NEED OF A WAGON DON'T FAIL TO EXAMINE THE g
WVHICII FOR STRENGTH, DURABILITY AND LIG HTNESS OF "
DRAFT CANNOT BE EXCELLED.
I,ýEB4uildere EIardwa-ra a Specialtygy T"
WE HAVEQJUST RECEIVED A CARLOAD OF THE FINEST LINE OF HEATERS us
AND RANGES EVER SHOWN IN MONTANA AMONG WHICH AI
ARE THE JUSTLY CELEBRATED
GUNS and A1~WTMUNITION "
Red Lodge, Montana.
P. YEGEN & GO.
WHOLESALE -- and -- RETAIL
Mail Order Reoceive Prompt atten
OUR:COODS ARE ALWAYS FRESH AND OF FIRST QUALITY
SEND FOR OUR PRICES.
You will find them the LOWEST.
P. YEGEN & CO. BILLINGS, MONT.
T. P. McDONALD
THE CITY MEAT MARKET
Red Lodge, - - - Montana.
Keep constantly on hand everything usually kept in a first-class market
such as choice meats, fish, poultry, butter and eggs
and vegetables in season.
PRICES AS LOW AS TI-E LTOWEST
Red Lodge, Montana.
P.ATRIICI JOHNI SON, P"o"
BOARD BY DAY, WEEK OR MONTH.
Table supplied with the best the maket affords.
FUTITRTISIEd D ROOMVS.
COUNTY AND STATE.
Con.ity N'. s.
The railings of thl bridge across
the east hacnel of t>0 Yellowstone
at this place are r~ported blown:
A son was l-orn last Sunda:
'vening to Mri. and Mrs. Janme
Roberts of Chicken Creek.
Last Monda:y Chas J. Potte,
brought in from tipper Shields river
the pelts of ten coyotes and c,.:e
lynx and secured a bounty warrent
thereon from Distriet Clerk Em
Mrs. O'Malley, the wifeof Michel
O'Malley of Riverside addition, died
last Friday might of dropsy ahd
was buried on Sunday at 3 p. m.
Deceased was about .'d years of
age and had been .iufbring with
the mailly that reculted in her
death about five years.
Major Wynian, agent at the c.row
reservation, having recomnecnded
the erection of several new school
hounes on the reservation, has irc
ceived the approval of the com
miassioner of Indian affairs for one
costing $50,000, to be built at the
agency and has been asked to sub
mit plans for the same.
The Rid Lodge schools have re
ali-zed the ditiiculty of keeping pace
wiith a rapidly growing town. Last
spring there were about thirty-five
pupils enrolled. This year they
have an enrollment of one hundred
and twenty-five and more to come.
The trustees are making arrange
ments for the erection of a new
school building the cominig suni
mer. The schools, under the able I
mnanagemen.t of Prof. John F. Cur
ran, with Miss Annie McAnelly, as I
assistant, are making rapid pro
W. A. Frazer and Mrs. Maginnis,
wife of the late Judge Maginnis of I
Billings, were married in Helena, .
The bank to be opened in Big
Timber by W. L.' Shauks and s
Judge Lee will be a great conveni- t
ence to the merchants of that city
and will no doubt be a paying in- r
stitution as both are competent r
business men. t
Olaf If. Shrogrene and Miss t
[Hannah Sandalius of Cokedale, r'
were united in marriage Saturday
evening Feb. 22, Rev. Fowler of- a
J. D. Whelpley, editor of the
Post, deplarted last Friday for a
week's visit in Tacoma, Scatlhe and
other coast cities.
County Physician Collins visitedt
the poor farm Saturday. He re
ports everything progressing nicely
at that institution and no sickness
among the patients.
A minting deed was filed with
the county clerk Friday by which
Herman Leopca and Charles Mol hro
convey to L. L. Lakel the Cashier
mining claim in the Boulder dis
trict. Consideration $500.
A. J. Campbell as attorney for
Wim. E. HIargrave began suit in
Judge Rtdfield's court, Tuesday, ',
against John Wilson for the re- i:
coveryeof lands which'it is alleged c
the defendent unlawfully retains s1
and also for $100 damages. Tile
case is set for the 5th of March.
Charles J. Potter, of Myersburg,
brought in ten coyote and one lynx w
pelts Monday, and received a o
bounty warrant from District Clerk a
Emmaons for $20.50.
Disappointment is the stumbling
block of the civilized race of men.
Several buildings are being plan
ned and we hope that those and a
good many others will be erected
The blizzard of Monday last was
followed by the coldest weather of
the year. The mercury falling to
2?j degrees below on Tuesday and
Wednesday nights. This we be
lieve is unprecedent in Montana for
the latter part of February.
It is with profound sorrow that
we chronicle the death of the infant
child of Mr. and Mrs. Leo at the
residence of Mrs. Lee's parents on
lower Dued Creek. We extend our
sympathy to the bereaved parents.
The funeral will take place to
By C!o. W. v. Alderson in the
"When shall we three meet
again?"-Rickards, Wittier and
"No Surrender" was the watch
v;r.l and so they ingloriously "died
:n the last ditch."
It must have cost the runaway'
cnuator., since the biginning of the
session, a cool thousand each, and
the question is, who footed the hills?
But perhaps we are getting too in
If this should meet the eyes of
William Parberry, W. S. Becker,
Dan'l J. Hennesy, C. J. McNamara,
Win. M. Thornton, C. W. IHoffman,
J. A. Baker and R. G. RIdd, they j
can hear of something to their ad- I
vantage by addressing our applyitgI
in person to Liver Eating Johnson, I
lRed Lodge, Mon:tana. J
It now seems possible thst I ilcolt,
the absconding cashier of the Ser- t
geant-at-Ariis of the "ationel
Iouse of Representatives, was not
so much to blame after all. Hisl
fe et had become so ofitnsive. even i
to himself, that a change of climate 1
was absolutely necessary. lIe is i
now reported to be circulatingl
among the web-feet, trying the vir- i
the of Oregon mud, as a deodorizeri, e
on his lower extremities. t
DEMOCRIATIC UT I'E IANCES.
B13y Col. Dani): l Seatirles ill tlie
Looking back over the past niue
ty days, do Jack and Hall and
Sanders et al., think state stealing
Before another election for mein -
h!rs of the legislature takes place 1
in this state there uwill be such a
tfood of light thrown upon pr -in t I
34 that the state stealers and their ii
r'ump allies will be compelled to L
retire to that political obscurity
which they have so richly earned.
Hasten the day. ic
The Helenea Journal professes to p
see rape, arsoll, murder and all A
the other crimes know to the crimi- tl
nal calender in three or four cart- 13
ridges which some conscienclcss
rump placed in the desk of one of p
the members of the house after h
that body adjurned. HIad the Juur- C'
nal, in nosing around under the ci
beds of some of the me:mberis, found
a saddle, it would have sworn the
occupant had eaten a great horse. ti
A head has the Journal.
.Mo .tn.a \lnin lev w, v,
A contract has been let to run a
tunnel on the (Geeral Grant mine
in the Tously district, four Iiles
from Marysville. The contractors
will take their pay in stock in the
The Manitoba Mining company
has been organized for the purpose
of developing the Manitoba lode
and two adjoining claims in the
Neihart district. It is the iuten
oiln to run a tunnel that will t:p
the vein at a depth of about 500
The Iron Mountain Extention
Mining company of Missoula coun
ty hals been incorporated with a
capital of $250,000 in $50,000
shares of $5 each. The incorpora
tors are all Missoula men.
A Butte property owner makes a
public protest against a class of men
who are making quartz locations
on the patented placer claims
around Butte. The gentlemen who
enters the protest asserts these late
day locations are made for the lu'
pose of blackmail.
The Southern Cross mine, in the
Georgetown district, is developed
to a depth of 250 feet and the ledge
at that point is thirty feet wide.
The company will shortly put up
a mill of its own and those well ac
quainted with the property predict
the early payment of dividends.
Fergus ('o uniy Argu,.
The Fergus County Argus wants
a flouring mill at Lewistown. The
enterprising people of that town
usually get what they want.
Van Spalding and Jack Rowley,
accompanied by their wives, carme
in frontom McDonald creek last week
to attond the masquerade party.
Mr. Rowley says he never saw
cattle looking better in that part
'f the country. Tihe snow storma
.on Sunday, if it extends to that
region, will also improve matters.
[ei as the old snow was scarce and
frozen hard. Though cattle had
Sd not suffered for watter, they might
if it did not soften up or a fresh fall
of sno» colie.
Led! witown and Missoul:i will
d soon have land offices. The bill
has passel the house, and Plumi!,
I" chairman of the senate eoiniuittcl
ec on public lands, has reported the:
Sbill favorably. It will meet with;
ino opposltiion in tihe enate or at
"-,the hands of ti, p:oeideit. lii,
there, Tonmmy !
Foster Ho,.me l1ao u st ry.
: ]:'Great FLat; Trilune.
a, Our columns reflect the progress
1, of the town. They announce to-day
v !another important sale of real es
1- tate, the speedy construction of the
t; ,Missouri tanl and the letting of the
1, contract for the railroi ad extensitn
to the smeluter. All this is glorious
n:ews and indicates c hat is comling
to pass in this young mitropolis.
I The moner sent out of Montana
ii town- for geods thaet could be llti
sor procuretd at l:o::mc, tamunts to.a
n l..rgo su. Front this time out
e peopIl should resolve to buy cloth
s ing, hardware and ldry s"';,,- at
lhome. They i ulld ha:sve all th'ir
printing do::e iat hotme not in ]nar;,
eastern cities, because it is drne
there a little chnapir, owingi to low
wages. , Montana should foster
home industry Anil thus retain at
home the money which.. shle sends
so freely to easterti ind' \si.einj
i that ( ,lit 'i " 1thl'er.l
Superiitendent : ".Jhan : do yu I
love your tetacher?" Johnny 'Y: "es. 1
sir; but ,hie ain't stuck on me t
N:atuie has wisely arranged mat- f
(ors eo that a man can neither pat c
his r(wn back nor kick himself.- I
Lawirc:,ee A sesricanl, t
Fiancie '(a rising bank clerk)
"In a year, d:ereset I shall he cashl
icr." Fiancee (who re:tds the pa- '
pers): You dear bright fellow!
And I have so longed to see somnc
thing of Camda.'"-l Philadelphia
Miss Gatn le: "1 have hadl that u
parrot for three months now and it b
has never spoken a word yet." '
Caller: "Plerhalps you have never t
given it a chaince."-Terre Ilaute s
Magistrate: "Iad you any i10o- mu
tive foi this ilhentiios crime?" Pris
oier : "Faith, I thought, I might tI I
able to get a job iin a dime muuseum." "
-Chicago Jouanal. at
'liaTe you uayihiing to say in
mitigation of your sentoene for hav
ing stolen the pie?" the judlge asked
of.the culprit. "Only this, that by
stealing it I nay have saved sO:me
worthier persons life."--'lhiladcl
The now idea of a revolving
house, conl:'ruted on the Iprinciple
of an ordinary revolving chair, is
ccrtainly an in teresting one, but it
might confuse many a man on a
dark night who has been detained
late at a commnittee meeti:g.--los
lie: "Does your father look
favorably on my suit mly darling?'
She (practically): "No Algernon,
he does not?" (Algernon starts
up.) "Stay Algernon, stay! He is
a gross and groveglling tailor and he
says your suit fits you like a horsc
collar fits a tarrier pup.-Washing
People of!' prollminence.
Murat IIalsted has been hired,
it is said, to edit a portion of a New
Jay Gould is reported to have
been taken in to the extent of
$250,000 in a recent deal in Rich
John C. Reid, for many years
editor of the New York Times, is
spendi:ng the winter in Algiers, ac
comlpaanied by his fan:ily.
Senator iilurst of Calafior:ia is
said lo talk less and to listen most
of all the imembers of the senate.
These are rare accompiishmlents in
The Clan-na-anel celebration in
nemory of Robert Emmct, to be
given at Cooper Union, Neo York,
on March 4th, will be presided over
by Governor Abbott of New Jersey.
Prince Al.exander, the former i
It ruler of Bulgaria, is nov co.ii
s. mander of the Seventh regiment of
d dragoons in the A,::trian arny,
d with a prospect of Leing nmatde a
it (General within a year.
1 Admiral Sir PI'. W. P. W\allis,
i who is nearly t t) v::s old. is the
I oldest flag officer on the active list
I of the British navy, and not unliko
, ly the oldest ollicer in any naval
e service at this time.
D 1)r. George it. Graham. the newly
i delected eomimander of the Grand
t Arm.n. deparunen:t of Maryland,
is a native of Baltimore, and when
but 17 years of age eniilisted in tho
fifth M'aryliand. He was wounded
i it Fair Oaks, and was mustered out
a:s a firt liet'ienat in September,
18S5. Ile afterwards studied nied
icine and is now in practice.
.k _A i.l,, atD 3.
j 1 iai.;'n a , i n e t.al o bf the age of 49
n 'ars nuri' ' .:: it murtlst. lie be , usu
W, ;aits to marvry, and that is just
'I:hat hap>p;,.!d i: 1he history of
.tunt Kcity" :''uri, who died at
arwik11 tIll. rangecounty, last Sat
turdh at the extraordinary age of
i 'l s anid ; ionths. itr maid
en name was Catharine Woodruff,
iand she was born in the adjoining
towni of Mlonroe. 'tIlin c'he as 32
years f agc sh nmairried, Joseph
It.urrli. i lproiinenit and well-to-do
firniir of W'iarwick, with iwhlieint
shil lived until his death in 1872.
"Auit 1aity" is entitled to thI
singular distinction of having gono
to the alter as a bride aftr she had
Oentereid ulpon hIt:r P2ul. y.ear. The
ridegriooni, .Ja:nies .iaen, was I;'
years ohl, and ill,, marriage thok
place two years af.er Ith ti dilt of
her first husband. Before contract
ing this seconid l!trri:ngo ".Auntll
Katy" tore the record of lier ago
from the family JBiblo d nd ilways
derclined afterward to tell her age,
It is knownl positively, howcvcr,
that she was horn in 1782. After
Nelson's death 'Atunt Katy" took.
tip her residenlce with a niece and
resumeed Ilie lanae of her first hus
halnd]- Toron,.t, En1,.p},,,.
w- Lincio:l andit SumtIer.
an Abraham Lincoln must by fulture
generations which r iad the' history
at of his life, not yet altogether nmade,
it be regardod as one of the mn)st.
Il" nique cliairactors in histor'y. l'ven'
or to thl'a who\\t y force of circum-l
Ito sliaces were altYi'' in his ciipanjiy1
he was cve:r develo'hping a an w side,
0- t;rini, reiceigalul Suieier, his sauto
.::ecretar'y, never quite know how to
c take him). Hunmner was fir exter
Sminating such elemints as dared to
ask que.tiis. It is related that
once 010;; someie h:lad rinU'Ced to un(le:
stand an order, or at all event.i had
not obeyed. "I ihelisve I'll Fit
loiwn," saidl Suiumir, "and give
a that iman a piece of my lind."
I"Do so," said lincoln, "''write :1m
now, while you have it in your mind.
Make it sharp; cut hinm all up."
Sg unner did int need a second in
(vitai( n. It was a bione crusher
that he read to the president.
"That's right," said Ale, "that's a
gvod one." "\W'ho can I get to send
it by?" mused Ile secretary.
"Send it!" replied l'incolnr; 'i nd
it l \Viy don't :end it. at all. Tear
it up. You have freed your mind
on the sul;je,-t and that is all that'.a
necessary. Tear it iul. You ncv
"r want to send such lttars, I
s nve'r d(I."
Anotzu]hemr Artesian . ecll.
Ant:iither fin, anrtesi:n flowv t was
struck on Friday on Arthur Mil
aInrd's ranch din niir oil town.
1, ITe flow, which is al:ut one barrel
wva Ininito, was foundl at a depth of.
184 feet, though lhorin,; was coun
" tinued to a depth of 21i fi.t with
Sout any furdth reults. The well
is favorably to ated for irigating
the wholc ranch, with a natural
storage ibiasin or artificial lake ts
hold the wa''ter when not usedl fir
irig:tting purpose-. As sooni as
possible it will be eased with aI
three inch pipe to the botto:n to iii
tsure a l'rp~Itual aliw. The work
was done by 0. Ileck, who has beenr
so suc:ces.;f'ul putting dinan artesiars
Swells in this vicinity. The Millard
ranch is one of the fhi,ect mn the
n Miles City hottom, I.ut owing to
e the lack of irigating facilities here
toforeit has been unproductive it
r 3ry seasons, but from this titme io,
it will blossom with all the pro
r ..!uc "ts of thye Lai.