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PATHORNS OF iUSBANIRY,
WazheerthIaU invite anemberI of our-Order to coanIbtp uiadrenz. 8doart, pointed arti e~esforthegoo of~~rdr, wsof Its progr es, co-operative business plana, educational interests, etc., especially solicited. *DIRECT ORY. NATIONAL GRANGE. MASMn-JOHN T. JONES, Arkansas. 8ECRETARY-O. H. KELLY. Louisville, Ky. T gAaBuRR-F. M. McDOWELL, N. Y. TERRITORIAL GRANGE OF MONTANA. MASTER-BRIGHAM REED, Bozeman, Gallatin County, OVERSBER-G. W. BATTERTON, Deer Lodge City, Deer Lodge County. L"TURER--A. MYER, IHelena, Lewis and Clark County, STsWARD--J. C. LANGDON, Nevada City, Madison County. A IaTANT STEWARD--J. UNDERWOOD, Boulder, Jefterson County. CGAPLAIN-4. H. OLDHAM, Beaver Creek, Jefferson County. TSRASURER-IH. 1. MOOD, Bozeman, Gal latin County. SachETARY--J. D. McCAMMON, Bozeman Gallatin County. G s KEEPEft-W. M. WALLACE, New Chicago, Deer.Lodge County. CqRs--FMR. G. W. BATTERTON, Deer Lodge Ci ty Deer Lodge Count?. PostoxA-M9.`. JNO. ' CULVEL, Itaders burg, Jefferson County. Fwna-MIRS. A. W. 81WITZER, Virginia " City, Madison County. LADY ASSISTANT STEWAND-MRS. J. C. ,ANGDON, Nevada City, Madison Co. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. 2RIGHAM REED, Bozeman, Gallatin Co. *G. W. WAKEFIELD, "6 46 64 DAVID BUJRT, New Chicago, Deer Lodge County. P. B. MILLS, Boulder Valley, Jefferson. Co. A. -W. SWITZER, Virginia City, Madison County. W. ' ALLACE, New Chicago, Deer Lo County. A. F. RNS, Helena,.Lewis and Clark Co.' DISTRICT DEPUTIES. A District-DAvab BURT. 24 District--J. JONES. 3d Distrct-PY. B., MILLS. 4th Distriot-A. W SWITrzR. $th st$rlet-J. O . I oPrGm. SUBORDINATE ORANGES. *Stir~bl% West No. I-Meets 1rat and third Sat dtay off.h mouth. " U. C. McF acden, Matr mpar, Sorethu. . v. Btozeman Orranige No. 2-Mieets W.N. McAdow, ).aster; John MeCormlck, Secy. sast Ga latiff, `No. &.--Meet ictsu2 and' fourth .tayurdaig2hts of each msonth. C. L. Weaver, , Secretary. 1 e-toti, Noo. 4r-Mets first and third Wednes of each month. A. Johnson, Master; fY T.. rb , Secsetary. Farmingtoa No. ,n-Mapts an the third Saturday evening each~aonth at7 9clock p. m., from the iretof October tot the tat'April and2o'clock, . .oth ist o t the itof October. T.L. Lue, W.,M B.M.A -tea; Sslr. ElkGrove Grange No. 6.--Meats second and fourth SatAurdays ýamonth. 8. B. cope. Master; Jos. Plumn, 5eoretery. iy Pear, No. 7-Meets second and fburth Saturdaysof each month, at half Unst one o'clock, p. mm. QRJones, Master; J. H, Jones, See'y. ýGa ton Orbe to . 9--)Meets ,"me Powers, ster; Moses Doggett, Sec'y. 't rS*rangeJpl .10-Meets third Saturday in Uang 9b Master; B.. P.. Jianborn, Three. s*sg .1J.Ie Fraa~ l~t tr; Jo rrll, Storetary. Fairy e a Nfo. 1t.-Meets aeaond and t ia month. ,N. Fu. Jaium, ' , ! ' setsth irs a nd tohrth .Tues da en modt G. T. Iewis, M+ ec; eta No. 16-A thaesond awl fourth Sat umt a . f ehM s. Johni B.(.atihin as wa o, )iU-Meeseod, asdfburth Sat hts of each month. W. E. Uss, Mastwry f.s n, 46etry'. ,Qawe ag *1o. 18.-Meets on the last in lonth. Davi4 Burt, Master; J. Sti;B-Meeta the frst and third Satur y ,'. A. Maynard, Master; I ;'Nro. S.-Meets the third Satinr . . A. Bailey, Ma*tzer; P. B. 4 No.. M44eets every fburth Saturday ~oa~th.A~. Naconai~r, Master; W N.. 'V-Moets the- second and or ach month, at 1 o'clock p. ma: *at~r; (iseo. Arnold, Sce'y., o. *i.Mas the Brat and third > Af'eek amoMth, at I o.clek, P. , a. 1. 9 0y, l tas 4. B. Uarvey. Secetary ,. oftaxa, Mairh 4s, tso, mpp roaelpt of a ajm ber of " Patron. Pocket i e sp," wb' o ITRp t1raftLth t Patrons, pre. pa)bp , tr gran, IHe gt s *$sp tI Teryiory will beeln ett$ Terretorlal Grange has beagip#1ealito coniven at Petably irAt WWI& G the 1M It is expectp a t belli 1*1 pe, and It Il 0-. abodi Q p tUll THE GRANGE. Comparatively speaking it is but a'lay since the farmers organized into what they called the Grange. The object of this or ganization was not towage a warfare against any portion of community but in the hope that by unity and concentration to protect themselves from those who preyed upon and sapped the cream from their earnings. In the history of our country no organiza tion has so rapidly grown up and so imme diately made its power felt, and as rapid has been the advantageous results to those who organized and originated it. The results ac complished have been far greater than the anticipation of those who conceived the idea of the organization and what they will ac comphsh it the Grange continues true to its prineiples is beyond the ken of any livi4 man. Its march onward must be one 4 true progress and higher development, for the Grange can, and will, produce results that will stand an enduring pionument to the pride and glory of the rural population of the world. The true aims of the Order are as yet construed- in far too narrow a spirit and it does not take as wide a scope as it should and as it is yet destined to take. The sons and daughters of the Grange de mand a broader culture, superior edg.&eation al facilities, and a high moral tone, order to advantageously compete with the pro fessional aristocracy, and the grange is lay ing the corner storn for this desirable issue. The Grange could exert an influence in behalf of the sanative condition of the la boring classes; also in the beautifying of their homes, in order that they may liar monize with Nature's plan which ever mmn gles beauty with the sterner qualities of util ity, and makes them attractive centers for the children clustered around the firesides, whose souls alwayhdelight in forms of beau ty. Such homes will be to those who go from them intothe outer `World, bright stars. to which their dhoughts will ever turn with loving remembrance. The Grange would benefit the family to a much wider extent if the sons and daughters were more generally, within its gates. To the young ppopie of the land its educatienal advantages are the mo # rctrivan rney ire' ma on a r take the places which the parents nod oc cupy, they should enjoy the pr(f ogs which will fit them for the fulfillment o, their duties to the highest advantage. Again the social requirements are strong, and the inducements offered by the Grange In their behalf should not be neglected, as it may tend to strengthen their love for country life, and counteract the tendency now so prevalent for the excitements of the city. Grange members should be earnest In' their purposes, faithful ii their obligations, Un tiring in their work, patient in their expec tations, temperate in all things, unceasing ly strive for the highest moral and intellect ual elevation, and ever exercise true broth erly and histerly love.-Sacramento Agricul turist TIE REtIZ ITS 03 TZEE GEAGlIt . The Grange is a moral organization; the virtues of honesty, integrity and frugality, are taught and kept ' constantly before the minds of the members, and no gne Is enti tied to membership who is dis'honest, In temperate, vulgar or profane. It is also a social organization, for the reason that those brothers and sisters meeting in happy uni son, rejoicing together in that fraternal feel ing which has a tendency to Improve socie ty, and make us willing to listen to the wants and relieve the distressed of poor, un fortunate sisters and brothers. It is also an intellectual organization, for in the Grange, brother strikes hand wih brother, and sis ter with-slater, and each one tries to eluci date, enlighten and invigorate each other. It also helps to educate theta In their house, home and field duties, as we well know that a good housewitb will in exemplifia tion of bhr duty, stimulate her sisters to go and do likewise. Also a pleasant, attrac tive and well-ordered house cannot thu to inspire attenthusiasm which cannot be re sisted, and which 'must make an impression that panot be easily erased. 'o also with the farm ; the brother who raises two bush elsf corn, or other crops, when the, other raias but one, and exenmplIlefit, mugt and 'WWAwaken a desire to all others to obtain a siilar reault.--ltlViiaU Granger. The' Gaisers of Gatllin valley celebr*w ,elsthe ?ph with a ,ppnlng pIo-le. DRESS -REORM IN THE GRANGE. The following essay was read before Lib erty Grange, Grant county, Ky., by Mrs. L. J. Vallandingham, and was published in the Farmers' Home Journal : Worthy Master, Brothers and sisters: We, as a band of brothers and sisters, have united to try to improve the condition of the 'farmers and their families. There are a great many changes to make that will take time, ihoney, economy and wisdom, industry, punctuality and patience. Truth fulness, love and friendship should always gb hand in hand, and we must have confi dence in each other. As for time, that we cannot control; but we must improve our time. We cannot tell how long we will be permited to remain with our friends here. Now, sisters, let us begin by adopting a cheap ibode and style of dresses in our grange. ,Just see what it costs to get up a fashionable suit. Now, let us have grange suits, and cheap ones, that we may prove to outsiders that we are trying to, put down foolish pride and vanity and cultivate more solid qualities, and thus teach the rising gen eratiop to keep clear of debt and the rings and speculators that have brought the farm ers near ruin and bondage. Sisters, we can do something. and it is our duty to help our husbands and fathers and brothers. We must try to lighten their bur dens and make lifQ more pleasant around us; and by adopting this cheap mode of dress we give all a chance to dress alike, thus do ing away with all feelings of inequality, and so try to be as near of one mind as possible in regard to this great and noble cause and we should always look to the Author and Giver of all good things. GRANGE ITEMS: The granges in Texas are in a mnost flour ishing condition, and with a few exceptions, are used as schools, debating societie9, anid social reunions for neighbors and friends, Where all teach and learn, and feel called up. on to Five their experience for the general good. T'he Knickerbocker Grange, of New York nize with care every circular' ptiiporthin to conie from that city, and to forward no money "to any Individual or firm not inem bers of the Order or regular bonded agents, and fraternally offers to examine and report upon any question that may arise upon any matters pertaining to New York City, such as the standing of various firms, etc. The Grange store at Hyde Park, Vt., is selling more goods to outsiders than all the other stores in the town, besides supplying several granges with goods. Grangers are generally enthusiastic,' and so much in earnest in the matter of co-oper ative stores that the imperfect knowledge of many committees appointed leads them into numerous errors and difficulties. A little more care and time in studying into plans And causes would save many from ship wreck, in plunging headlong into business Which they know little or nothing about. f A general "spirit of progress " is mani fested 'among the members of subordi nate granges everywhere. Subjects for dis cussion are chosen and members appointed beforetand to elucidate them, who accom phlsh their task with an ability that shows a most rapid advance of intelligence among the brethren of our Order. Never has there toeen so much learned within the short space of three years., The Patrons of Lenawee county, Michi pan, have organized themselves into a club tor the discuslon of questions pertaining to their business. The club has eight standing committees, as follows: On soils and their lmprovenment; oji wheat, oats and corn; other cereals and roots; fruits and gardens; pastures and meadows; the dairy; domes lie animals; library. The Patrons encampment at the Centen nial, is said to be the largest construction of its kind in the world, The hotel is 490 feet by 450, and contains 1,200 rooms. From 3, 000 to 4,000 persons can be comfortably, en tertained. Though a grange idea incorpor teid, agricultural societies, farmers' clubs, temperance societies, etc., are bid welcome and made to feel at homie. ltdoms' $1 per day, meals 50 cents, THE Sovereigns of Industry are Inereasing In populai4ty and number. LEOPOLD MARKS, Sole Proprietor of the CALIFO(WTXA STORE. Begs leave to announce to his friends and patrons that he has still on hand as large a stock as ever, consisting in part of a Full 'Lihe of Ready-made Clothing, HATS, CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES. As complete a stock as ever was, of Is now in Meagher County. A full and large assortment of DRY GOODS OFALL DESCRIPTIONS LADIES' AND MISSES SHOES And anything that may be called for. In the Cannot be competed with by any business house it, the County. I have a very large stock on hand, and anything thatf cannot furnish in this liitecannot be had in the Territory. WINES AND LIQUORS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS. I always keep a large assortment of the best brands, and sell them at the lowest 1igures. 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. 1I will make no more discount to those who buy for cash than those whom I credit. I Treat all Alike And will not sellegoods to those whom I thin), will not pay, consequently, those who buy on credit Will pay no Inore than cash buyers. DO NOT INTENDI TO BE UNDERSOLD. Give me a call and satisfy yourselves. Jaxnuary Gth, I 78.-Tf. ºMA b MIRS' OUtTFIT'L'ING STORE. Ws. F. MAASE, Dealer in Groceries and llar are. DIAMOND CITY, MONTANA Keeps constAntly on hind Pure Liquors, California Wine, Case Liquers, CIGARS. AND TOBACCO, EVAPORATED AND DRIED FRUITS, shirts, Overalls, and Oumn Boots.. STATIONERY, NUTS AND CANDIES. Paintm, and Oils, DRUGS AND MEDICINES, TOILET ARTICLES, Etc., Etc. And, in ikets a.ill assortment of everything us' ally required by Miners and Ranchmen. Call and examine-before purchasing elsewhere. W. F. UAASE. SOFFIT & ROSENCRANS, Dealers in STAPLE and FANCY STATIONERY, School Books, Picture Frames, Mouldings, Notions, Fancy Goods, etc., ete. MAIN STREET. POST OFFICE BUILDING, HELENA, - - - MON'TANA. News Depot connected with the establishmeut. Subscriptions received for the leading Per1dieals, Magazaeus, Newspapeas. Etc.,etc., and maled regularly to subscribers. Decembe 30, l87i1 -Gm. ryosbcie. B. F MARSH, I. s. DEPUTY MINERAL SIRTTR, nELENA, - - - MOsTA EA.