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From the Avant Courier. The officers of the United States Land Of lice at Helena have received official notifica tdon that the N. P. R. R. Co., will relinquish their title to railroad lands in Montana which were filled upon by bonafide settlers between the time of the location of the lands and of the notification from the General Land Of ice. Col. J. A. Viall will act as agent for the railroad company. From the Helena Independent. Private letters received, state that the bal ance of Carroll has been washed away. The Ten Mile bridge on the overland road has been repaired, and trains are passing over it. I is reported that the Utah Northern railroad is only carrying thr~e mails a week from Ogden to Franklin, and in consequence there is three clays' interval in Montana mail. If this is correct steps should be taken at nee to annul the contract and restore the ild route. We can't afford to be without a.ils for three days at a time. Seth Bullock and Sol Star while on their gay to Benton, came very near loosing their iVes while trying to ford the Little Prickly 'ear last Week. From the Madisonian. A squad of soldiers passed through Vir Inia City on the 22d inst., to repair the tel graph line between here and Corinne. they will work southward until they meet lie squad coming north on the line. The Madison bridge had -a close call on 'riday and Saturday, but stoc1l the extra rdinary rush of water without being dam Iged. From the Helena Herald.. Supt. Lewis of the Rumley mine was in [elena on the 23d inst., with his buck-board. le came on business connected with the lancy Concentrating works, which will be eady to start up next week, as the Cornish oilers are now in place. Prof. Howe, who cently arrived from the States, will har'e upervision of these Concentrating works. Commissioner Fergus and Beach are vig rously pushing the Benton road. A large orce of men are at work and are rapidly etting the canyon in a fit condition for vel. E. G. Maclay expect* to ge.-tne arns of the Diamond "R" Line through he canyon this week. Ten wagons are be ow Fergus' ranch, loaded with hides and urs for Benton, awaiting the workers from low. From the New North-west. Wednesday morning of last week, Mr. S. .Whitcraft was thrown fro'm his horse on he Deer Lodge and Butte road, near Pres n's ranch, and so seriously injured that he lied the tollowing Tuesday. The deceased 'as an old resident of Deer Lodge county ad was universally esteemed. Charles Ruleau's stable was struck by ightning, which caught on fire, and was )artially burned before the engine company neceeded in extinguishing it. Three or four ns of hay were burned in the stable. Front the Butte Miner. Peter Goehi and others are running a day acd night shift on their placer claim, and d01oin well. It doubtless will be news to any here to lem*n that a profitable placer im is being run within a lew miles from town, in a dry gulch hitherto unobserved: The water is brought from Oro Fino gulch. From the Missoulian. The grasshoppers are as voracious and rapacious as ever. We 'ear of them now trying. their teeth on freighters' harness, picket fences, wall-paper, saddle blankets adl .other innunuq rable things. Nothing seems too hard for these pests, and how they can abstract any nutriment from a picket fence is beyond our comprehension. Their devastating qualifications.are certain ly large, and their thread of life seems about a8 tough as that of a male feline or the fa mous Washington body-guard. The hopper is a peculiar brute. His moe-e meats nIndleate governinent and military dis eipline. When one loses his equilibrium by too great a hop, he Immediately comes to a right about face, and goes on with the bal anee' as. it nothing had happened. The course of the brutes is east. They may have seen in the lotc i paper that Clark and Ban croft have a fine garden near Rattlesnake. Thley do read papees. Judge Childs Iover a'some choice vegetables the other day with Rewapapear, but hebshortly after discovered they hall devoured the , vegetables adl were scanning the papers. They under stand something of civil engineering, too. - Thomas Newman, of the Keystone ranch, was out the other day surveying a ditch with a triangle, and while he laid it down for a few minutes they devoured the line attached to the plumb-bob. But they know nothing of triangulation; when they come to a house or river, the poor fools try to go over all the same. REWER'S WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. SMITHI RIVER VALLEY, MEAGIIER COUNTY, MONTANA. These Springs are situated on the Helena and Car roll road, 40 miles east of Diamond. The beautiful location and wonderful curative qualities of the Springs have already induced hundreds of invalids and pleasure seekers to visit them. Visitors will find good, comfortably furnished rooms, and the table supplied with the best the coun try affords. I TERMS REASONABLE. r-T H. B. BRAINARD. June 29, 1876-32-6m. HAY MARKET AND FEED STABLE. JOSEPH HORSKY, Proprietor. LOWER MAIN STREET, HELENA. Accommodations for ALL KINDS AND ANY NUMBER OF. STOCK. Is prepared to COMPETE WITH ANY STABLE IN THE CITY. HAS FAIRBANKS' HAY SCALES. I have 620 acres of the best hay land in Prickly Pear Valley, six miles from town, from which I get all my hay. Highest Market Price Paid for Grain. June 29, 1876-32-tf. To C. POWER & CO., DEALERS IN FaArRmM MaAcChH ilnNeErRyY NO. 93 MAIN STREET, HELENA, MONTANA. --- GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES FOR 1876t -0 We have just received an invoice of Light and Heavy Wagons BUILT EXPRESSLY FOR MONTANA. -O- FARMERS AND RANCHMEN Please call and examine our extensive stock, or send for price list before ordering, as we are determined to sell Low Down' for Cash! Our stock consists in part of Wood's Harvesters, Wood's Light Mowers, Wood's Self Rake Reapers, Wood's "Drappers Combined, Wood's Iron Frame Mowers, Champion Mowers and Reapers, Mowing Attachments and Extras. We are also Agents for THE IMPROVED MARSH HAR VESTER Gale, Hollingsworth, Taylor and Revolving Hay Rakes; Superior Grain Drills, Mas stlon Threshers, Eclipse Wznd Mills, Pitt's Horse Powers, Fanning Mills, Crossby Gang, Hap good's Breaking, SolTh Bend Chilled, and Stirring Plows; Road crapers. Sewing Machines. * Temple Son's Farm Pumps for any depth of well; Improved Domes tic Sewing Machines. Patent Sickle Grind ers, Climax Churns, Tilton's Steam Washer, Seamless, Flour mud Ore Backs, FAIRBANK & CO.'S SCALES We also have in store a full assortment of Hand Hay Rakes, Forks, ForlX"Handles, Scoop Shovels, Barleyv Forks, and a full supply of epalrs for all kinds of Machinery and Wagons sold by us, which is a great assistance to thepui.chaser; in fact, every thing kept bya first-class Agricultural House. J'une 2, 1876-31-Sm. T. E. COLLIS, ATTOI4EY AT· LAW. Speedal attention giveanto Collections in all parts of tle Territory. Conveyancingprbmptly attendedto. Offlee at County Clerk's fflee, DIAMOND- CiY, - .- MONTANA' Nov. s2,.1875-tf LE EOPOLD MARKS, Sole Proprietor of the CALIFORNTIA STOBRE, Begs leave to sanounce to his friends and paone that he has still on hand as large a sto-k as ever, consisting in part of a Full Line of Ready-made Clothing, HATS, CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES. As complete a stock as ever was, or is now in Meagher County. A full and large assortment of DRY GOODS 0F ALL DESCRIPTIONS I.ADIES' AND MIISSES SHOES And anything that may be called for. In the '-4 Cannot be competed with liy any business house in the County. I have a very large stock on hand, and anything that I cannotfurnish in this line cannot be had in the Territory. WINES'AND LIQUORS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS. I always keep alarge assortment of the best brands, and sell them at the lowest figures. My stock of PATENT MEDICINES Is also complete. In fact, I keep any and every thing that can be found in a FIRST CLASS ESTABLISHMENT, And intend to sell them at the lowest prices.. I will make no more discount to those who buy for cash than those whom I credit. I Treat all Alike And will not sell go6ds to those whom I think will not pay, consequently, those who buy on credit will pay no more than cash buyers. 10 NOT INTEND TO BE UNDERSOLD. Give me a 'all.~-' . LEOPOLD MARKS. January at i 70, 4tf. M I NERS. OUTFITTING STORE. W. F. HIAASE, Dealer in iroceries anl Hardware. DTIAMOND CITY, MONTANA Keeps constantly oni hand Pure Liquors, California Wine, Case Liquors, CIGARS AND, TOBACCO, EVAPORATED AND DRIED FRUITS, Shirts, Overalls, and Gum Boots. STATIONERY, NUTS AND CANDIES, Paints, and Oils, DRUGS AND MEDICINVES, TOILET ARTICLES, Ete, Etc. And, in fact, a full assortment of everything asu ally required by Miners and Ranchmen. Call and examine before purchasing elsewhere. W. F. HAASE. ,N ov25-5-tf. CHA1ALEM MARKHAM, MAIN STREET, HELENA, M. T., Wholesae and Retail Dealer in, and Manufacturer of Saddles and Bridles Riding Saddles Riding Bridlea,.Horse Collars, Har ness Oil Pistol Holsters, Linen Sheets, Gig Saddlea, Spanish Bite, Mexican Spurs, ROUND AND FLAT BRIDLES, Ivory and Horn MlaringaleBings, Stage Lashes Buggy Whips,. Ankle BoDts Slipper Stirrups, Nll's (Juncord ifsrnes8,Bua.kskins, Culifomia Saddle Trees, Side Saddles Curry Combs, Brushes, etc. All Salse made at Lowest CasA Rates. January 20, 1876-ly W.ALTER WI. DELACY, U..&BEPUTY MINERAL SURVEYOR RLENA, - - - MONTAYSA. HE GRANGE WAGON. the yase Wagon is manuetretur in B$.dLmis, of teoro am sesoned. ber, . ell , pi_ up by aperiueed vac al rork ..· w e have do das ountrade mark,. , . Wmap_, P.c f ' wlh laks in n form e theides of the body. We are thenoy parties who can manuthetPre thisewgon,' ~' we ution a pasies intermesd to beware of imitatleas. Noa aregenuine without " The Grange Wagon, P. qf H.' in monograsm fbrm on the sides, and our. name it the rent of the body. PRICKs ON BOAJkD CABse-*nBOAT Ix ST. tLOUIs ' body. outbody, 2 _4 in. Thin*le Skein, light 2-horse, carries 15 lbe - - - 795 slbs. 57Olbs. 066 0 3 In. Thimble Skein, 2- i horse, carries 1800 l b 840 " 61 "- g. 00 31-4 in. ThirA9l Skein, heavy 2-horse, carries 24001bs. - 940 0" S6 N Wi 31-2 in. Thimble skein, 8-h'se.carries 9001bs.. 140 " 77970" * 19' 33-4 in. Thimble Skein, 4-h'so;carries40001bs.. 1140 " 865 " 73.0 1 1-2 in. iron ax. light 2. h'se, carries 1576 lbs. 810 ' 585 "' 069 15-8 in.iron ax.,.2-h'se, carries 2000 lbs. 865 ": 6865" ' 6~0 13-4 in. iron ax., light 8S- " c 2 .. - h'se, carrtes25o00lbs.. 1000 ,t 70 (* 08 00' 2 in. iron ax. 4-h'se, carries 4000 lI.. - 1240"' . " *O '* When bodies are not wanted with above wlagos, deduct $12 50 each. W'ghtooma lete, PBce. 21-4 in. Thimble Sen,.-h'se 4801be. $40 0 21-2 in. ' " " 6 . ". 4'90 11-4 in. Iron Axlerl-horse,. 510 " 1 5-8 in. " 50 " ' Pole and double trees for 1-horse wagons extra,W. Spring seats $4 50 extra; Patent brakes,.pi 5 extra ; bows, 5e per set extra; tBed' troughs, 1 50 extra; wagon-sheets,, heavy ,l 0x1, ft, 560 extra. NOTE.-State whetter wi0 or aOrrow t ac gowago~ are wanted. FOBM OF WARRANT. We warrant the Orange Wagon of our brand,. sold to -----to be well made and of good .essone. timber. Any breakage, withordinary usage,'wltl in one year fom this date, resulting from bid work manship or defect in material, we agree to have re paired or replaced without cost to purchaser. Wt. J.. Psuc. i Co. St. Loduis, ., 187 . DUMP CARTS. W'ght, complete. ake, 3 1-9 in. Thimble Skein. 525 lbs. $86 0. S3zin. 1' " b50. " 8 00 1 1-8 in. Iron Axle. 525 " 805 2 3-4 in. " 575 ' 8800 SPRING WAGOQNS. SPRING WAGON, WITH COMMON WHEL, . 11-8 inch Iron Axle, 11-2x5-16 inch tire 8 5srti . (front spring 11-2x4 inch leaf, hind spring, I 1-xi: inch eaf) bed 6 feet9 in. long by 8 fiet 1in wide, 1 seat and1 cushion- 1 With shaft, - - . - - $ 95 With tongue, - - - .- 100 0 With shaft and tongue, - - - 10000 11-4 inch Iron Axle, wth springs am work in pro portion, $5 higher tian aovQprl .. . BPRING WAGON,, WIZ P4TEhNS WEBLS.I, 1 1-8 inch Patent IfroniA A , 1 8-8sx&-16 neh ~rch springs 11-2x5 incb leaf. a 11-2x. lnch ilef,. bei 6 f'eet'9 n. long and 8.3let 8 in.. wide, lea ter dash board, Iseasand letUshion With shaft, .- - $10:00" With tongue, I- - - - - 29 0 With shaft and tongue, - * . 180 00 11-4 inch Patent Iron Axle with springs and work in proportion, $5 higher than above pataes Weight (complete) boxed, 400. * BUGGIES. OPEN TOP BUGGY-PATENT WHEELS. 1 inch Patent Iron Axle, 1 1-4x8 nch leaf sprinF leather dash board, cushion and fbl,. quar. body and finished in good style,, - - -. $190 TOP nUOgY--PATE.T WaRRnL.. 1 inch Patent Iron Axle, 1 1-4x8 inch last front spring and 11-4x4 inch leaf hind sprlng, leather dashioard, cushions and all, shifting top roof of top rubber, balance of top leather, flfifed in good style, .. - $20000 We have our Wagons and Buggies made in St. Louis. They are handsomely -lnishod and we guarantee them to be made of the very bes.materisl. If you want a Spring Wagon or Buggy that is neat and durable, send us your order. WM. M. PRICE & CO.. No. 14 South Commercial St., St. Louis, Mo. DEER LODGE, M. T. January 81, 1867. BRn. R. N. SUTERnLIN: I wish to state for the information of those that wish to order' anythlh) through W. H. Price & Co., St. Loulp, Me., tharI ordered a buggy of them, which gave entire sail faction, both in quality and prieo. It wae pro nounced very cheap by eompetent uds. Fraternally Yours, PHIL.. ETANS. GRAND CENTENNIAL FOURTH OF JULY BALL To be gfre at the DIAMOND CITY HOTEI, On the evenhag .t TUESDAY, JILY 4tb, Is70. This ball is to oonctlud the Celebration of this, the hundredth birth-day I our Nation,.by the pev pie of Diamond City. TICKETS, INCLUDINIG SIPPER, 44.09M A general invitation is extended. G. A. HAMPTON. pEOPLE'S MEAT MARKET. :, KROF1' & FLEMING. Seep coastmtly on band the bet quality o( BEEF, POfK,MUTTO A.ID 8AUSA GIE eary opposite the Ra.lbanidman Oflice, MAIN STREET, DIAMOLND CITT M.L T. Nov. 15, LZL-tt.