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SATURDAY, MAY 14, 1887.
THE best rose which May has
ought is the Rose of Helena.
UDGEo HILGER of the Rose used to
visit Minneapolis when it was St.
Anthony. He will now see a great
acity rise near the other Falls.
CITIEs may be picturesque and at
the same time be prosperous seats of
c.,commerce and industry. St. Paul,
ýMinneapolis and Great Falls demon
s strate this.
STHE ORDR OF ELKS was represented
in town this week by 'a real denizen
of the forest. When the railroads
.,:.are completed Elks will be numerous
enough here, for dramiatic companies
keep up with the advance of the loco
Ma. BARTHOLOMEW, who comes here
with machinery to establish a brick
factory, will merit cordial encourage
ment. The field is wide for all who
engage in the production of building
material. A sash and door factory
will be the next ii order.
Tim river route from Great Falls to
Helena will be a favorite one with
tourists. Lovers of the picturesque
will come here by railroad, and go
hence to the Gate of the Mountains
to see other wonders in the Yellow
Now Is Ts. time for wool-growers,
stock raisers, farmers and miners to
prepare for the opening of the new
railroads. The trunk line that will
extend from the Milk river valley to
Butte will enable Montana producers
to reach markets that have been inac
cessible. Great Falls will provide
facilities for dealing in all such pro
IF BUILDING houses, selling lots like
hot cakes and preparing actively for
two great railroads constitutes a
m," then there is a lively one in
ess at Great Falls. But there is
odic "boom" here like that
mig up at Ashland, Wis.,
quickly subsided, despite the
rits of that city. Our growth
e is rapid but "steady. The price
f realty is reasonable and has not
een iafated by speculation.
_ o i'a will be a legal holi
cople of Great Falls will be
engage in tree planting
the payment of notes
ood work is being
anting. The elms
has had planted,
dem etically the adaptabili
ty of and climate for forest
trees in general. Their ornamental
effect will encourage the use of trees
in other cities, until Montana towns
will rival Denver and Minneapolis in
THx Helena Herald says that Great
Falls "will in all probability expand
to the proportions of a city with a
population of thousands." In the
like friendly and just spirit the same
journal adds: "Great Falls on the
Missouri has even a prettier location
than Livingston on, the Yellowstone;
it haS coal fields quite as near its
door as Livingston, and a water-power
unequalled in the territory. The
townsite is aIagely the property of 1
Mr i of the itoba and Mr.
Bowatber of the Montana Centratl
The wilot s any likelihd
be ., lastiOng for the few
gth comingii of the
SLwas e experienCof Bil
tae building days of the
Pace A nmuber of dXal
ena capitalists who recently visited
there'were favorably impressed with
the town and its' prospects and will
doubtless becoie investors to a con
siderable amounts in lots. 'Forward
march' is the watchward of Great
COLORADo has had her day as a
summer retort. Henceforth people
in search of recreation will come to
Great Falls to view the glorious scen
ery of the Missouri and that of the
Belt mountains, whose snow-capped
peaks defy the summer sun.
"M.; Ciowio- who retires fromu the
secretaryship of the townsite com
pany, has filled that position with
crediVto himself and advantage to the
city. IBe undertook its duties tem
porarily, because his business inter
ests as a banker, miller and property
owner require all his time. His zeal
as secretary in promoting the general
advancement of .the city, will always
be remembered gratefully. As stat
ed elsewhere, Mr. Nichols succeeds
THE TRAFFIC which has sprung up
here, in advance of the railroad, makes
it clear that the existence of Great
Falls supplies "a long felt want."
Every day merchants, miners and
wool-growers come in to buy goods at
our stores or to transact business at
our banks. Al" this indicates that
the passenger and freight traffic will
be great when people can come here
in a few hours from Neihart, the Ma
rias and the valley of the Dearborn.
Pnor. MoRTSON of this city who is
good authority says: "The outlook for
all mines in northern Montana sur
*passes that of any former year. The
mines of Yogo, Neihart and Barker
are showing greater quantities of ore
and of much richer quality than here
tofore. Capitalists are also giving
greater attention to the min
eral resources of northern Montana.
I regard this as the future manufac
turing city of Montana. The vast
iron and coal deposits in our neigh
borhood must render this the Swan
sea of the northwest."
HoN. SAf NICHOLS deserves the cor
rs, dial welcome he has received from the
to people of Great Falls, with whose in
,w terests he will henceforth be closely
ill identified. He comes with good cre
to dentials from the north star state,
rs for to have been clerk of the house
,- of representatives for three terms im
Ie plies genuine popularity, genial man
o- ners and much business capacity. His
subsequent service as clerk of the
supreme court for eleven years con
firms the public estimate of Mr. Nich
3r ols. His presence here will be another
a guarantee to Minnesota that Great
n Falls is marching on.
At WHEN THE mining industry thrives
., all others are generally prosperous.
ie The farmers, storekeepers and rail
;h roads all gain when the miners are
,e busy and miking money. According
)t ly it is gratifying to learn from the
Inter.Mountain, which is published at
the greatest mining camp in the
1- world, that the prospects for the cur
0e rent year are good. It says: "Three
g mines alone, the Blue Bird, Granite
's Mountain and Drum Lummon, will
g show an increase of upwards of $3,
L5 000,000 over their record last year.
The copper production will be 20,000,
- 000 pounds more than the output of
t 1886, and the gold mines recently
opened, or more extensively opened,
's will easily show an improvement to
the extent of $2,000,000 at the present
' rate of production. Montana is al
ready ahead of Colorado, according
to official statistics, and by the end of
the current year this peerless territory
will be in condition to acknowledge
no rival in the field of mining. The
camp of Butte will be entitled to the 1
credit of over one-half of the terri
GmzanAL SHBnRP fortunately re
mains, although most of the great
r commanders have joined "thebivouae
of the dead." His intellect, is -as
bright as when he led the march -to,
the sea, as may be judged from the
following defenses of Gen. Grant,
elicited by Lotti Wolseley's laudatory
arile on GeB.E.Lee. Writing
of Grant afte he became ommande.r
in-chief, Ge hran ai :
tinct armies from the Potom
b Grande, himself assumin
share, he began a campaign
I egy, in logistics and in ta
. Napoleon, and grander tha
tion in crossing the Rapida
t Lee's arny, lighting.him
ness, "forward by the left flank" to Spot
sylvania, to Richmond and Petersburg,
was the sublimity of heroism. Of course,
a he had a superiority of numbers and re
.e sources, but nothing like the disproportion
stated by General Wolseley.
At Vicksburg he began in May, 1863,
- the ,ovement with less numbers than
e Pemberton st.rendered to him along with
d Vicksburg iW.glly. At Chattanooga he at
tacked his enemy in the strongest position
possible; so strong, indeed, that Bragg, a
-most thorough and intelligent soldier,
e deemed it as unassailable, and had detach
ed Longstreet's corps to Knoxville, of
I- which mistake Grant took prompt knowl
h edge, and I never heard before that Bragg
thought the pursuit after his defeat was
not quick and good enough to suit him;
i- and, finally, when Lee was forced to flee
from his intrenchments at Richmond and
Petersburg: by Sheridan's bold and skill
Y ful action at Five Forks, I believe it is
Ll conceded thlit the pursuit by Sheridan and
Grant was so rapid that Lee was compell
ed to surrender his whole army.
5 Grant's "strategy" embraced a whole
continent, Lee' ~raiall state; Grant's
"logistics" were toeiuppiy and transport
s armies thousands of miles, where tee was
limited to hundreds. Grant had to con
quer natural~bstacles as well as hostile
p armies and . hostile people; his 'tactics"
were to fight wherever and whenever he
could capture or cripple his adversairy and
t his resources; and when Lee laid down
, his arms and surrendered, Grant, by the
stroke of his pen, on the instant gave him
and his men terms so liberal as to disarm
at ll criticism. Betwee. these two men, as
t generals, I will not i tute a comparison,
for the mere statemznttof the case estab
t lishes the contrast.
The industrial condition of the
country is excellent. The cotton fac
tories of New England have more or
ders than they can fill. The woolen
r mills are also prosperous. The iron
and steel producers of Pennsylvania
and the south are all busily employ
c ed in meeting the general demand for
iron manufactures as well as the re
quirements of the railroad companies,
which were never so busy in building
new roads or extending old ones.
Further demand for iron is created
by the immense orders for rolling
stock that have been placed this year
in both eastern and western factories.
All this industrial activity is accom
panied by a general revival in trade.
Staple goods in hardware, dry goods
and groqe arefirm in price and
fipd ready sale. Wheat is advancing
steadily and there are fair prospects
of good prices for the rem der of
the crop year. The export dW and
for flour has improved and the bank
clearances show steady gains. lMon
tana is keeping step with this indfis
trial and commercial revival, which
insures higher prices for her mineral
products as well as for her wool, cat
tle and horses. Town lots, ranges
and farm lands are all increasing in
value. The locomotive is advancing
from the north and the people are
pouring in from the east. When the
general round-up of these gains is J
made, the result will be remarkable.
eMOKTAN A AD VA. CING.
We print today some "New Facts"
regarding the. progress of Montana
t which must be gratifying to the peo
e ple of this territory. These facts are
stated simply, for it is needless to ex
aggerate the extent of the industrial
movement which has just begun
throughout this territory. In accord
with the tide of prosperity which
notably in the northwest has set fac
tories busy, increased the trade of
cities and enhanced the value of real
estate therein, Montana is advancing
irresistibly to political importance
and industrial greatness. The west
ward march of immigration which
halted for a while in Dakota, has been
resumed. Thousands of young men
are entering Montana with'confidence
such as that which enabled their fa
thers to nmake great commonwealths
like Minnesota. They come to possess
the land which hardy pioneers had
developed and rendered prosperous
even in advance of railroads.
All misgivings about Montana are
thus disappearing. In the light of
todayahe standi peerless with her
.normous zaineral wealth,; her great
navigable streams and her magni4
tent area, which exceeds that of all
New England and. would provide
homes for millions. Next to this
great movement is therailroad devel-,
opment,qrhich ensures next fall the
ompletionow n lines, which,
traversing the frtil alley of the -
Milk rive will c ees t1 Niesori at
great Falls and proceed hence to
elena whence before long the track
will be extended to the great mining
camp at Butte. For fully 50 miles
on either side of these trunk lines their
benefits will be felt in the growth of
new cities, in the increased value of
ranges and farms and in the develop
ment.of mining camps. The bene
ficial influence of the Manitoba and
Montana Central railroads is being
fel, also in the impulse which they
have given to railroad building in
general and to the investment of capi
tal in mines and other public im
provements. Mr. Hill's sound judge
ment in extending the Manitoba sys
tem to Montana. has directed anew
the attention of large and small capi
talists to the inexhaustible resources
of Montana, and impelled them to
engage in their development. In no
where is this confidence shown more
clearly than in Great Falls, which
enterprising citizens have placed in
the first rank amid the thriving cities
No Money in Politics.
I met, says a press correspondent, Col.
Dudley, the well-known ex-commissioner
of pensions. He was on the eve of his
departure west, where he has secured the
contract to build a five-mile cable road at
St. Paul, P)'un. He said: '"I am going
west to try and make some money. You
know as well as any man how I have got
ten along in the last twelve years. I have
made no money, and the reason is simply
becouse I have been in politics. My case
is more than a fair illustration. I have
been about as successful in politics as
most men, and a great deal more than
many. I have held very good public offi
ces for many years, and still I have lived
from hand to mouth. It costs money to.
get and keep political offices, and it does
not pay. -Yes, sir, I have made up my
mind to stay out of politics in the future.
I am satisfied from my experience of the
last two years that I can make twice as
much money in engaging in private busi
Declared the Fight a Draw.
In the last days of March two windmill
agents called on a Wayne county farmer
at the same time, and under the circum
stances each felt it incumbent on him to
do his level best to make a sale. One
Of Great Falls, M. T.
C. A. BROADWATER, PRESIDENT.
H. O. CHOWEN, VICE PRESIDENT.
L. G. PHELPS, CAsmIER.
A. E. DICKERMIAN, Ass'T CASHIER.
C. A. BROADWATER, PARIS GIBSON, R. VAUGHN, H. O. CHOWEN,
A. E. DICKERMAN, L. G. PHELPS.
A general Banking business transacted. Exchange drawn on the principal points in the &nited
States and Europe. Prompt attention given collections. Interest paid on Time Deposits.
BANKING HOURS, 9 A. M., I P. I.
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JOHN R. PAYNE, GEO. MARTIN, CHAS. Y. KINLOCH
President. Vice-Pres. Cashier.
BANK OFGREAT FALLS.
.;i.!. Tansacted -- ·
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Sells Exchange onIall the Prin
t- cipal Cities.
Interest Paid on Time Deposits. Accounts Solicited.
Special attention given to oollections.
First National Bank
OF HELENA, MONT.
Paid-Up Capital - $500,000 Surplus and Profits - $300000
idividual Deposits $2,300,000 I Government Deposits 100'000
S. T. AHUSER, President, . A.J. DAVIS, Vice-President
E. W. KNIGHT, Cashier. T. H. KLEINSCHMIDT, Ass't-Cash. '
FIRST NATIONAL, Fort Benton, Montana,
MISSOULA NATIONAL, " Missoula, Montana.
FIRST NATIONAL, Butte, Montana.
A General Banking Business Transacted.
First National Bank,l . Q.Co. n -d -
OP FT. BENTON. . E. 3. Maclay, C:m..: (.r"
DIRECTORS: T. 1 ~. & .:; .
.pert T. ~ i Artist. .. l
talked and then the other talked, andthen
both talked at once, and each talked. so
well tjat the farmer could not make up
his mind which mill to take. He finally
said: "Gentlemen, I see only one way to
do. You are both about of a size and you
r can come out to the barn, peel off your
f coats and go at it. The one who licks
mhakes a sale."
The agents agreed and in a few minutes
were hard at it. They upset the fanning
mill, smashed in the granary door, broke
the hind spring of the family carriage and
frightened a young calf into fits as they
thrashed around, and as the afternodn
waned and the sun began to go down
without either man giving in, the farmer,
who was roosting on the hay-mow for
safety, called down:
"Gentlemen, the referee decides the
fight a draw, and you kin wash off the
blood and take my order for both wind
mills.-Detroit Free Press.
Notice to Builders.
Bids will be received by the trustees of
school district 15, Meagher county, Mintl
for the erection of aclihdol-house at Bet
Said house to be of pine or fir logs iid 18
by 28 in size. For further particulars ad
dress the school-trustees. All bids to lie
in by the 17th of May, 1887. The trustees
t hereby reserve the right to reject any and
all bids. It.
HORSES AND CATTLE
The undersigned have commenced stock.
herding, and from this date will run both day
and night herds. Stock taken from and brought
to any part of the town at any time desired.
Charges reasonable, Headquartersat theEclipse
Stables. First Avenue South and Fourth Street,
where orders can be left.
LOHMANN & BULL, Herders.
Great Falls, May 18, 1887.
SUM3f ON .
In the justice court of Great Falls township.
county of Chotean, territory of Montana: Ira
Myers, plaintiff, vs. O. E. Spears, defendant-
The People of the Territory of Montana send
greeting to O. E. Spears, defendant:
You are hereby required to appear in an action
brought against you by the above-named plain
tiff in the justice's court of Great Falls township,
county of Choteau, territory of Montana, and to
answer before the justice, at his office in said
township, the complaint filed therein, in not less
than four days, nor more than ten days, after the
completion of the serviceef this summons. The
said action is brought to recover of you the sum
of one hundred and fifty-nine dollars and seventy
three cents ($t59.73), interest included, and now
due on account for building material furnished -
you by the above-named plaintiff. And you are
hereby notified that if you fail to so appear and
answer sa complaint, as above required, said
plaintiff will take judgment agai.st you for said
sum of one hundred and fifty-nine dollars and
seventy-three cents ($159.73), together with costs
of this suit.
Given under 'my hand this tenth dayof May,,
A. D. 1887. GEORGE E. HUY
Justice of the Peace of said Towns hip.
GEO. W. TAYLOR, Attorney for Plaintiff.
[First publication May 14.]