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.5 Ustom Department. Beady-Made Dep't.
531 SAMPLES First shipment of spring
S A M P L E SS vx% and summer clothing just.
TO SELECT FROM. ti* received, and will continue to
receive new goods daily, all of
If you want a `nHobby" which will be the latest styles and
suit made to order, \ . o. designs. Also a full stock of Boots, Shoes,.
go to A.'NATHAN, __Hats, Caps, and Furnishing Goods, etc., etc.,
the One-Price *V\L etc., which will be sold at n L
lothier. A perfect THAN EVER BEFORE. LU
fit guaranteed, or no go. THAN EVER BEFORE.
RAPID PROGRESS. a
Mr. Winston Coming to Great Falls- m
Six Thousand Men at Work. tP
HELENA, May 12.-- . P. Winston, for- k
merly of Winston lBros. & Clarke, the 01
build.r- of the N\rthern Pacific, now of tf
Shepazd, Winston & Co., builders of the d
Manitoba extension, is a guest atthe Grand tl
Central, but goes to Great Fails today. O
whence he w ake a trip on horseback
rvey, for inspection, o
hion ou N hrk
en askeod Ir
'ae wes r xtt ensin ta"nito .i
AN ARMY OF MEI.
"The grading corps of 6,000 man and I
3,00 teams are now hard at work from
the end of tracklaying, sixty miles west of t
Minot. These teams and men are scatter
ed alogg the line of location, to a point
somewhere this side of Fort Buford, at
the c.fpluence of the Missouri and Yel
lowstone. This work is under the imme
diate supervision of Pete Sims, and does
not include the tracklaying squad under
the personal supervision of Donald Grant. 1
The discipline of an army characterizes
NOTES OF PROGRESS.
"We shall reach Great Falls by the first
October beyond doubt, as we are now
,cnis g at the rate of four and four and
ne-half miles per day with the track lay
g. The graders are away ahead of them.
ey are now traversing a level country,
admirably adapted for railroad construc
tion. We do not expect any heavy, work
until we strike the Coal Banks country,
but the ground is then rather level
until we get to Great Falls. There we will
strike the grade of the Montana Central,
already made and ready for the rails.
Then we expect to advance at the rate of
five miles per day, perhaps, up to Helena,
which wp expect.to reach before Novem
ber 1st, although there may be some little
delay as there usually is in such work of
AS TO TEE SOURCES OF SUPPLIES.
"Our supplies are now coming over the
Manitoba, but when we shall have got to
Buford we will have the benefit of river
transportation. We have the Bachelor
chartered for the season, which carries
our stuf from Bismarck to Missouri river
points, and what it cannot carry will be
transported- over the Pioneer line. In fact
this company is now doing a great deal
for us now. We shall in any event suffer
no delay for the lack of supplies, although
when we reach the river we shall be able
to facilitate construction work in some
'Mr. Winston is a resident of - Minneapo
lis and last year was the democratic can
didate for the state senate in South min
neapolisa e polled-a strong vote, but
the district being republican, he was de
feated. Mr. Winston is a native of Vir
ginia and has carried out railroad contracts
of great magnitude. He entertained Gov.
Lee of Virginia during his recent visit to
Minneapolis. Mr. Winson arrived at the
Park hotel yesterday and left today for
Fort Benton and the front. He was great
ly pleased with Great Falls-and her bright
The Northern Pacific, Tool
We have it on authority that is reliable,
and from the highest source, that the
Northern Pacific railroad will build to
Fort Benton just as soon as the arrange
manets can be made and the work done.
,The project in view, and which the River
Press has often pointed out as the sensible
Sone, is to build from Billings this way
-first, making the head of navigaion on
the Missouri the objective point. Then,
if necessary, the loop can becompleted by
the extension of the line to Helena. nBut
the line from Billings to Fort Benton is
the important one, and if this field is not
occupied bye theNohern Pacifi, and very
soon ilt ill be by some other road. This
is the view taken by the Northern Pacific
officials high in authority. and steps inac
cordanc . wlfl soon be taken.-Fort Beaton
River Pss, May 6th.
S A Generous Gift.
Te Bt. Paul Pioneer Pri aseays: "James
.;J.ill has sde avery fine present to
Father Callett of the ehurch of St. Mary
in the paintin& 'The uiinidt n,' a
work o ar from his gallery and i dto be
valued at $10,000. Father Caillett has A]
had it hung in the church over the altar
of St. Joseph. As a painting the chief
merit of the work lies in the subl:me ex- T1
pression on the Virgin's face, as under
the eyes of the cherubim she receives the
knowledge that is to make her the adored
of mankind. There is a mingled tender- tp
ness and sadness in the light of her coun
tenance that is exquisite. There is un -e
doubtedly nothing equalling it in merit in Et
the west. The artists name is Gabriel Max.
of Munich. dr
SPRAY OF THE FALLS.
See those waterproof Stetson cowboy H3
hats at A. Nathan's. tf. en
A new and elegant line of neckware just cc
received at A. Nathan's. tf. L
Rooms for rent in Brown's building. mn
Enquire on the premises. 4t sn
We understand the Catholics are taking ta
steps to erect a church building in this
There is every indication of an abundant
yield of grain and vegetables in Montana se
Phil. Gerlach has let the contract for
an additional story to be erected on his
S arpets, window shades, large store win
dow shades and all kinds of goods arrived p
at Thomson's this week. tf p
J. T. Shaw & Co. have a kiln of 110,000 tl
bricks burning, which will be ready to
market early next week. P
Large stock of trimmed and un.rimmed
hats received by express from Chicago
this week at C. P. Thomson's. * r
The Rocky Mountain Telegraph com- p
pany are doing excellent business in this p
1 place. Their line is in excellent condi- n
E. V. Rubottom has painted the bell
tower of the Hook and Ladder company's b
- building. He generously made no charge e
for the work. e
Work upon the foundation of Wm. Al- f'
I brecht's two story brick business block is c
nearly completed and the super-structure n
is to be erected at once.
The Park hotel laundry is preparad to 2
do, in the best and quickest manner all
f the laundry work in Great Fslls. Leave i;
t, orders at the hotel-office. tf c
A boom is being placed in position in
e Sun river just above the mouth to receive
the ties which will be drove -odwn from
the mountains. The drive will begin in a a
Actual settlers are invited to take up
e the valuable government land lying vacant
, along the line of the Sun River cac.ls.
For particulars, apply to or address J. D.
-Ir McINTYrv Great Falls. tf
r Some miscreant or miscreants broke t
s into Dick Mansfield's cabin near the lower I
sr falls and carri'ed off evgrything moveable (
e in the way of clothing and" provisions. I
Dick says he would like to have the rob
ber come within range of his Winchester.
An amusing episode occurred in one of
the saloons on 1st Ave. S. one evening this
week. The party who figured conspicu- I
ously in the affair was lying down on a 1
faro table, apparently trying to sleep,when j
another fellow, an entire stranger, made
use of the cabalistic symbol 3-7-77, which
in early days was the "pusher" used by t
the vigilantes. No sooner had the magic 7
figures been spoken than the inanimate
form on-thc farotable became very active,
and without asking the stranger's consent,
pasted him one full in the face. The
stranger was game, and it was give and
take until they were separated. Then the
faro sleeper explained that "it always
made him hot to hear 3-7.77, as the vigi
lantes came very near causing him to play
a conspicuous part in a necktie matinee."
His explanation was satisfactory.
Will be on Time.
To a Helena Herald representative 1
Col. Broadwater said: "You have all the 1
railroad news in a nutshell, so far as I can
tell you, if you say that the Manitoba is
coming along at the rate of four miles per
day; that til track will be laid to Buford
by June 1st; to Great Falls between Sep
tember 1st and 10th; and the Montana Cen
tral track through to Helena between Oc
tober 1st and 15th."
A child of James eman,
was bornblind with eyes.
The case was one w ghout
Gallatin county, and pers
,tion has been a so
.Its parents. 1Dr.: W*
ocullst of Helena,
S Printing ati
One good 7?
}o quantity of
a r a
s tf -~;
ARRIVAL OF A[R. FANNING. I
The Eminent Engineer Comes to Re- Iit
port on the Water-Power Here. p
I. T. Fanning arrived at Great Falls yes sl
terday, and in company with Mr. Gibson i1
examined the rapids and both the Black e
Eagle and Rainbow falls.
Mr. Fanning is :widely known as a hy
drauhc engineer of the highest rank. His
works on the subject are standard author
ity in Europe as well as in this country.
He has been connected with water-power tj
enterprises of great magnitude, and has
come to Great Falls at the instance of the, a
Land & Water-Power company to devise
means for using the water-power for mills, 1
smelting works and other extensire under
Walter Cooper received the following
self-explanatory telegram recently:
ST. PAtL, April 30th, 1887.
Wailtr C'oope', In,)a mo, if. T.
The N'orthern P.ai c will make exhibit
at American exhirtion London; if you C
can secure some nice specimens of gold t
and silver ores and geological specimens
please favor us au:d send to me by ex- z
press. I intend to go to London to arrange t
the display and it will be of advantage to
make as good an exhibit for Montana as
possible, must have material here as early 1
next week as possible. P. B. GROAT.
Persons .desiring to have their mines
represented at tl. great London Exhibit,
now have a rare opportunity without ex
pense to themselves, of so doing. Sam
ples of ores should be of fair size, and the
name of the mine, and in what district In- "
cated, name of owner, assay value should
1be plainly written on the label of each
specimen. The ores should be securely
boxed and marked "P. G. Groat, general
emigrant agent, N. P. R. R., St. Paul,
Minn." Agent Dodson of Bozeman in
forms us that in all probability specimens
can be forwarded from Red Bluff to Boze
man free of charge. via the stage line for
which he is generar agent. All specimens
thus fowarded will be taken charge by the
N. P. Express AMent VanAllen and for
1 wrrded to St. Paul without charge. Spec
' imens should be sent in at once.--Bozman
Chroniele, May 4.
Fond. of Lamb. Jo
The Hailey Inter-Idaho says: "Eagles tb
are taking a great many liberties with
bands of sheep by eating the young lambs. ce
W. D. Ingle of Grant county, Or., lost nine in
young lambs in one day by eagles, which at
are very numerous. Their modus operandi
is to swoop down upon a helpless little rs
lamb and knock him over, and then fetch, b
another swoop, pick him up and carry him
away to be eaten at leisure. Mr. Ingle shot
one of the birds that measured six feet
from tip to'tip."
Stocklolders Meeting. d
Notice is hereby given that a meeting
of the stockholders of the First Nation' e'i
Bank of great Falls, Montana, will t3
held at the office of the bank on Tuesday, a
June 7th, 1887, between the hours of 10
o'clock a.-m., and 8 o'clock p. m., for the
purpose of voting upon the increase of k
the capital of this bank to One Hundred r.
Thousand Dollars, and such other busi- F
ness as may come before them. c
L. P. x s, Jashier.
Dated May 6th, 1887. 4t a
For Sale at a Bargain.
As I intend moving from Sun River, I c
will sell cheap for cash a fine square
piano, billiard table, a large French plate I
mirror, a fine variety of bar glasses, six
barrels of prime mess pork, set of new
poker chips, a fine chandelier, chairs,
dishes, etc., a lot of cigars, one marble top
bed room. set, a lot of pictures, and three c
gross of playing cards. Parties in need
of articles mentioned, will please call at ,
once. Jonx DEVINE, t
4t Sun River.
For Rent. t
After May 20, a business building cor
ner 4th St. and Central ave., now occupied
by a dry goods store. Address, H. A. Fry,
lock box, 222, Ft. Benton, Mont. '
Dr. H. H. Wynne.
Eye ear and throat specialist of Helena
will be professionally at the Park Hotel,
at Greqt Falls, on Friday and Saturday
May 18and 14. tf
To the publict
will fInd at my store a fineba nob
of samples for sustom sits. Call
aDnd leave your order. .
Hans,' T'he Clothfer.
ThesGret Falls boom.
fb olt Hoter minlml a6tcknq r
's ferry on the El ourl are turn.
,out about $E0,00 feet ofl per
day. The product is marketed at Great
Falls, to which point-11-0 miles below
it is rafted, where the demand exceeds
the supply. The manager of the mills re
port- the- machinery plant at Great Falls
working constantly, with orders ahead for
shingles and all kinds of house finishings.
He is shipping from Helena additional
engines, boilers, planing and other ma
chinery to enlarge the capacity of the
works.-Helena Herall, May 5th.
J. H.. McKnight of Fort Shaw was in
town this weeL.
Will D. Ott of Iowa City, Ia., is a guest
at the Park hotel.
Frank Coombs' family arrived here
Thursday from Benton.
Thos. Ianlon, a prominent Billingsite
made. our city a short visit this week.
L. W. Peck came in from the Judith
this week and will return next week.
Ben. Webster and G. E. Ingersoll of
Beuton were in town several days the past
Chas. Gibson, the well-known and suc
cessful wool-grower was in town one day
I. N. Hazlett, one of the foremost citi
zenis of prosperous Choteau made usavisit
Mose Root of thg H. & B. stage line was
in town this week. He reports business
lively and increasing rapidly.
E. G. Maclay and T. J. Todd, prominent
Benton merchants and capitalists were in
town several days the past week.
E. R. Clingan was over from Belt this
week. He says work on the Belt road to
Neihart is being pushed vigorously.
Dr. E. Crutcher came in from Chotean
Tuesday. We hope to number the doctor
among our residents in a short time.
Pat. Sweeney will leave for the Mani
toba tie camp at the head of Sun river in
a few days and will be absent until fall.
Revenue Collector Jas. Lemon and wife
of upper Sun river were in townsthis'week.
They expect to locate here in a short time.
Mr. Kinney of Bozeman arrived here
from Bozeman last week. He has a .po
sition in C. P. Thomnson's dry goods store.
S. P. Panton. a well-known Montana
journalist and until recenllyon the Gazette
staff of Billings, was in town several days
the past week.
W. F. Parker, late of Helena, has lo
cated in this city end will shortly open an
insurance ofice. He has many friends
and acquaintances in this section.
Robert Vaughn was down from his
ranch one day this week. We would not
be surprised if he became % permanent
resident of our city before very long.
Steve Spitzley arrived here from Hel
ena Tuesday by prWate conveyance. He
has greatly improved in health and spirits
during his visit in the capital city.
Frank Lambert, who has been in the
employ of C. P. Thomson for some time,
left for the east Thursday morning to at
tend his father's funeral. He will prob
B. F. Forbes and H. McGuiley, two well
known commercial tourists of St. Paul, ar
rived in the city by private conveyance
SFriday. The festive drummer will be
come "plenty" shortly.
Harry -lingwald has been -apponte
agent- at this point for Judge Hilger's
steamer. Regular trips will be commenc
ed next week. Due notice will be given
of dates in the DAILY TRI~muE.
Dr. Wvnne, the eye, ear ani throat spec
ialist of helena, came in on Friday's coach
anu is a guest at the Park hotel, where he
may be consulted prdfessionally today.
He will leave on Sunday's coach.
W. P. Reed, superintendent for Kirken
dall & McCune, came down from Helena
Thursday. He has moved his camp down
near the mouth of Sun river and expects
to begin moving dirt in a few days.
Dan Flowerree and H. F. Lowi y, two of
- the heaviest individual cattle owners of
the northwest were in town this week.
They viewed with interest and satisfaction
the improvements made and in course of
con9taction in our city.
W. M. Cairns of the Rocky Mountain
Telegraph company is in the Northwest
Territory, looking after the interests of his
company. Connection will shortly be
made with the C~anadianPaccifcTelegraph
company and its connneations.
Capt: F. !. Tower of St. Paul stopped
over here a day or two this week renew
ing acquaintance with old friends. VHe
a was en 'oute toor Beto to take cher
i of the imprtovemiets bei made on
upperi by the ent
S vans of Truly was in town o
is vciiy 1 tewa,
th cekcutyi n ftefes
THE SPORTING WORLD.
important Changes in Base Ball Rules
-Doings of the Sports.
Befbre the season is far advanced, Great
Falls may have i flourishing base ball
club. The number of athletes here is al
ready large and it will be reinforced when
the railroad engineers and contractors
come along. Some important changes
have been made since last year %hich
Great Falls sportsmen should know in ad
vance. These changes have been accep:
ed by most clubs and are now in general
use. The most radical changes are .un
doubtedly id the rules governing pitching.
The code makes some radical changes in
the rules governing the delivery of the
ball to the bat. In the first place the
pitcher is now only allowed so send in five
unfair balls before he becomes liable to
the penalty of giving the batsman his base
on balls, and the penalty is increased b.
adding the charge of a base-hit
the pitcher every time a base is given on
balls. Then, too, every time the pitcher
hits the batsman with a pitched ball, a
base is given the batsman as a penalty for
the error. The sam i penalty, too, ia. in
curred every time the pitcher commi's a.
balk, and the liability to balk is greatly
increased under the new rules. It will be
seen, therefore, that the pitcher has now
to guard against three costly errors in his
delivery, viz., those of sending the bats
man to his base on balls; for hitting him
with a pitched ball and making a balk.
This largely increased responsibility at
tached tothe position, however, is offset
by an important ads antage which the new,
code grants to the pitcher, and that lies in
the throwing out of the code the clause i
the pitching rules which required the
pitcher to send in balls "high" or "low"as
the batsman choose to call for, such "high"
balls being designated as balls passing the'
batsman between his waist and shoulder,
and such "low" ball as passed between h]ii
knee and waist. This designated class of
balls the pitcher had to deliver, but they
were the most difficult for the umpire to
judge correctly. Under a nev code, t her -
for -, a greater latitude is given the pitcher,
in this respect, as he is now only c lie4<.,
upon to send in balls not higher than the-y
batsman's shoulder nor lower than his
knee, and every ball is now a fair ball!
rovided, of course, that it at the same
time passes over the home base. This is
one of the most important and radical.
changes made in therules for some tim
past, and, though it may bother a fewbats.
men at first, it will ultimately be of advan
ta"e to them. One benefit it yields istha
of-relieving the umpire of a very difficult
part of his duties, while at the same tame
it affords the pitcher greater facilities fo
strategetic skill in his position.
In the method of delivering the ball
the bat will be found another importen
amendment to the rules, and that is th
limiting the pitcher not only to a sing
forward stepinthe immediate actof delv
ing the ball to the bat, but to a clearly d
fined limit .n regard to his method
throwing to base to cat:h base runn
napping ff their bases. Under last year'
rules th itcher could take .ny steps h
choose to make within the seven feet by
four space of his position. Moreover, h
could indulge in several effectual.feints ti
threw to a base withou infringing th
balk line. By a study of these rules
person will readily see that the pitcher
prohibited from gathering force for
delivery of the ball from anywhere b
There hrve also been important agea
in thehttingrules. As previouslys
the batsman has no choice of a ball, and
obliged to bat a either a high or low.one
It was thought at first that this would ma
terially affect the hitting powers of
of the heaviest batters, but so far as th
ha ;e played this year they appea;opo
the ball w th as much readinessasof -y
The bat is held rather high in order
the striker may be in readiness for th
first ball pitched , ver tole plate at th
height prescribed for a fair ball thus en
abling dhim to hit quickly and accuratel
at either a hig or low ball. The exp
ence of prgfessxonal players so far this
son has shown this to be the. best
as it has been found easier to strike do .a
at a low ball than to raise the bat forhi
ing at a high ball,
Visner, Allen and Gnanel have Ieen r
leased by the Minneapolis club.
St. Louis and altimnore are tied for
plaes in the Amerlcan assncitikn.
-The Milwaukee club defeated
in a well played game by i. core of #. c
The St. Paul Ches club defated
Minneapolis club in a series of
Dannie Needham of t.IPaul and J
Doris of Philadelphia, were to meetin
10-round glove contest in st. Pal, on
1Sth inet. #
Fred C. Pilabury has declined to
aschafrma of the state fair committee
L rss adlg. C. Iosng of Slat. Pat
act in his steald.
ise for Safe.
for sale In aboouten days. Equie
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