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THE STORM KING.
od, at about 3 o'clock, p. m., this sec Lodwas visited by a terrific cloud-burst, ( *icl coammenced on the mountain east of place, and spread over the bench land ,utary to it, filling the ravines and gullies overlorWing, One small ravine called )rgia gulch was the scene of the heaviest h. 1 T he water poured: down this gulch 1perfect torrent, six oreight feet high, form of a tidal, wave, carrying with it e, boulders, grass and soil, until it ick the farm of Oliver ltgranm, tearing a vy ive-rail leaning fence from its place, rying this onward,. it tore through the .e of A. WI. Pilibury', and then followed one of destructiop painful to witness. A y 7 or 8 feet deep and 15 or 20 feet wide the whole length of the Pillsbtw'y Sh. This ran full, with a ridge of water e feet above the level of the ground, in centre. The water spread two or three Ired feet on each side to the depth of foot, and, in all, reached to the width of lundred feet. This ranch, the soil of :h is magJitiofntly. rich-being undoubt * formed by similar washes-and the con-" lent deposits5-is occupied by a fine field ,heat tund barley. Not less thaii 25 pIer ., and perhaps 50 per cent., of: this crop total lbss, the current being'sufficiently ng to,wash much ofthe grain up'bye'the s, and the balance being lodg(d flat on Iround and partially covered by sedi ,t. llead-gates, flumes and bridges all' ot down together. At this point the Scurrent was powerful enough to have led away a house. le farm of Mr. Christianson lies next in :r. His fine field .of wheat is badly dam I, perhaps more than one-h'elf, and some mer tallowed ground'of hlis dreadfully up. Wnm. Gallahan is damaged to some ,nt, but not as badly as.the' others: In tion', to this, a hail stort' had almrst altaneously threshed out about 50 per of, the outs and perhaps 10 per cent. of w'heat on Wisconsin creek. How much e damage has becu done in this vicinity )t yet known. The cellar of AraOs Pur , grocer, was flooded, but the dilnmage is )ably slight. No doubt the hay ground g Wisconsin creek is covered, with dflfl weral other cloud bursts hate occnrred de ,outhern Montana this season, but none lo as much mischief-as this-. Hail storms su nore orrless violence have also been qIuite , tnlon at this time of year,. Some of the Fli er have been very' destructive to crops, St usually extend over a liimited area., The hl ace of this portion of the Tertitory l ws uod6ubted evidence of violent storms cloud bursts, several of which, in differ- b localities, have come under the o-b.erva ot the writer. One at Bannack washed .h mining bar so completely that qtite a iber of nuggets of value were picked -up next day. One at Spring gulch,. five is below Bannack, cleared out sluices mining property in a twinkling, andc ,e near drowning some men in dd4tt. I I e known cases of timber 'being washed c º considerable distance out upon the drie or bench land,' where' water noer as except at such times, I have seen hail. oumulated ,to the depth.of=three or four +t in hollows. when the hail;storm was c mpanied by heavy rain. Ndthing can so npletely dampen the ardor of a farmer as I destructiie, flood. In a nmoment, and ithout warning, he may see the result of onths and years of hard toil swept relent- I 4sly away by an agency which no amount , pains or forethought could prevent. On a whole, itwill be a safe rule for Montana .'mers to get their grain into the bin at the rliest possible moment. JAMES K Rit'ATRICK. Salisbury, Montana, August 17. INDIAN NEWB.' . gentleman at Bannack, writing to the lependenrrt i~der date of August 15th says: nessenger from Salmon City, arrived in s place at 3 b'.Alock this morning, bring ' intelligence of the murder of .Jesse Mc Sbe, on Lost river. McCabe with four ter men went out'to meet Jo~eph Shel S's train of ninb wagons, freighted with t ods for McCabecaod met them and were • namped for th`d nig t on Lost river. Thir i indians surronaded the train during the .ht and an..nesirea £h~atIbtg ,ChJabe, but up to midnight of the 12th had not suc- I ceeded in capturing the train or killing e more men. A messenger reaehed Salmon I City and a number of persons left at once e tor their relief. Capt. Ball also left at 4 1 o'clock last evening with 50 men. The be- 1 lief of the McCabe party is that the Indians 4 are Nez Perces. Horse Pi'airie is almost 1 without protection. All here hope that Captain Ball may overtake the Ibidians. PLEASANT VALLEY, 8 a. in., Aug 20.- The Indians stole stage stock fromn Pine Biutts and Spring Hill station Ihst' night. One tnam from each station. It is also" be lieved they stole all of Alderdice'i horses at Spring Hill: PLEASANT VALLEY, Aug. 20. -.ewt' has just been received that the [ndians that stole the eight bead' of stage stoclk came from near Camas Creek last night. THE. TERRITORY. From good authority we learn that fears are-entertained of an, uprising amon the f Spokans and Pen d'Oreilles.-Madisonian. One of thailbest haIy ranches in the Bitter -Root valley is owned by Thomas Simpson, I of Etna, who introduced the first timothy r raised in the valley. His drops this year' averaged about three tons tb the acre, and' ha he thinks it worthy of fav'trable mention ': that J. L. Hhinmble cut with a mower ten acres of grass in one day and a half. so Joseph Pardee was to have started this' ar iweek to Bannack, over the new road, to bring in a engine for his thresher, altd a ii1 portable saw mill he is about to start in Bit- S ter Root. He is authorized by Bannack N parties to do work on the Bannack end of a the wagon road, and took with him a force for that purpose.--Missoulian. 'The Heart Mountain excitement is reviv ing. again. Major Borchardt writes from P Miles City tThat it is reported that the mines t' have been discovered, and many are leaving s for thc new.Eklorado. i Mr. Johh M. Sweeney., the popular agent o for Wood's agricultural machinery, was in. t the valley last week, assisting in putting up t machines and taking new orders. Next season he will have his branch establish t went in this city welt stocked, which ha's not been done this year on account of the 1 delay of frelght.-T nes. On August'7th, David Keneda committed s suicide at Betler's on the Yellowstone. He e was aged abott thirty-five ; had been a sol e lier. About twenty months ago he had a stfoke of phralysis, from the effects of which e he never fully recovered. Several times of y late he has threatened to take his life, and I has attempted to drown himself. He has " been living at Boetler's for some thirteen " months, and last Widnesday morning when Mrs. Boetler went out of the house she sawr a Keneda hanging to the hitching-post. She P went to him and found him quite dead. He re was in a sitting position, and on examina s tion it was found that his neck was broken. i The post that he was hanging to was not more than four feet from the ground lie 1 claimed to be a Scotchman by birth, and ", tated that he had lived a number of years er in Wisconsin before coming to Monthna, and il. that he has several brothers living: that are ur wealthy.-Bozeman Courier. ec so Sheriff McAndrews hands us-the follow as ingf-ts an assay from the Cimberland lode, ad on Big Bhwkfoot, as shown bythe certil-, of sate: Gold, $251; silveri $10 per ton.. 'The at- lode is ownedl.by Messrs. Marcum, Kershaw nt and Luce. )n The Postmaster General has ordered the na discontinuance of then Post Offlee at Corval ;he lis, Missoula county,,'`'ifl conseC.uence of the' postmaster having abandoned the oftlce and the mail key being in the hands'of a person who refuses to opeti and distribute the mails." The postmaster at Stevensville has been ordered to take up the effects of the the otice.--New N.rth- West. in T. II. Rees, of Pittsburg, writing to Frank ag- Taylor, under date of August 4,'sa's: "In lc- answer to.yours of the 12th alt., I 'vill give our you my opinion of the kind of bds. most nmel- needed on your"river for the purpOAe'men ,ith tioned, judging from what I have seen and -ere also what I Dave learned from Col. Riberts hir- who came to see me in regard to thdsame. the lie gave met history of the river, 'and said n .thetat .d 0,lles...hosthe th1U, it .wEl.pej fectly free from obstructions, of good aver- r age depth, and but little current until an island' is reached--1 think he called it "Hau ser" islaritd where he says the river is shal low and swift. By a few blasts, hi6vever, he thouglit the main rocks could bh remov ed. I gave him a description of a small boat builtW by us for the Tombigbee river- 28 feet beam, i30 feet long, with gbod sized cabin, whit:h drew but 13 inches at stern and 11 inchA tforward, and' Would carry over 100 tons in- two feet of water. He also spoke of a small boat for towing barges-having two boats-dhe above and one below the island, to thke loaded wagons, unload them, and haul-to the other boat. That is also a good plin,, i td'I:belidVe perfectly feasible. Col. Roberts'is going to write to-some parties in Helena regardinlg the same. I was quite astonished; to hiear that the rive, With the single exceptibtl' mentioned above, was so completely navigable, andlthat there was so much water above the Falls. I really think, from wlikt-he said, there would be no trou ble after rmonving the rocks at the island. I would' su.ggest the idea of sending Capt. r Jim McGarry, of the "Helena," to take a , trip down, as'lie is hard to beat as a practi y cal and experienced steambbat man, and rr could tell exactly what size boat he could d' handle."' -Arald. MILESTONES ON TIHE ROAD TO HEALTH. The recovery of digestion and the re sumption of activity by the liver, bowels and'kidneys are milestones which mark our' prbgress on the road to health. They speed- w. ily become perceptible when IHostetter's Stomach Bitters is used by the iivhlidi. Nothing so surely and expeditiously` co4- the sumes the distance to the desired goal. • As S no bodily function can suffer intert'upt'on without impairing the general healthi of the system, so the system can neverr acquire ca perfect vigor, health's synonym, unti' that function be actively resumed. Take, for in-" T stance, digestion, a suspensiol bt' whibli is j, invariably rectificed by the* Bitters. If the organs upon which it divblopes groWweak, billiousness, constipationl, head Ache, pover ty of the blood, and a hundred other symp-' toms supervene, whith indicate' unmistaka- n bly the baneful general intluenteof dyspep- f ia. The dlsappearnce'otý all . thLse symp tomns through the use of the Bitters snbws iwith what thoroughness it- removes their cause. GOLD AND SILVER STEM AND kEY-WINDING Watches t 845 and 6 oz. cases; All watches fully war ranted for one year. All kinds of Watch repairing done in a work 1 manlike thanner, andlwarranted for one year. 3 JEWE'ELRY. 1 Ladies' Sets in Solid Roman Gold, Cameo, e A)iethyit. Coral, Garnet and Pearl. Sblld 14 Karat Gold GUARD. OPERA AND VEST CHAINS, ROMAr AND PLAIN GOLD NECKLACES,' LOCKETS, CROSSES, ' Flid ER AND EAR RINGS, STUDS, SLEEVE BUTTONS, Ei~c. e '-Solid Silver'and Plated' Forks, Spoonsz, etc. 'i FPIELD AND SPY GLASSES Of the best French manufacture. Special pains taken in fitting Spectanles and Eye - Glasses, to secure a glass suited to the eye. Orders efremi the country filled with care,,'Watches and other goods sent for selection on receitfin gatisfac-s d tory reference. W. . JILEY, , IEjLEz.,.M.T. ýIGN OF THE BIG BOOT: NICI K 11llI.1', Wholesale and Betall Dealer in Boots,. Shoes, Leathd.'andfindinds, HELENA,'.MO TANA; My stock for the wh6leadle and retail frad is VERY LARO1`'ND FCOMP`TE And consists of the bett' n'd la gest assortment of Ladies', Misses' and Children's French Kip, Pebble Goat, Morocco, Cloth and Calfskin Shoes. Mew's Custom-etie Fr.beh and Kli Oots 1ept corstantly ',hand, Also, GIN 0"TOS1.a My stock bei urcbs.se exclusively, r cash, enables meto l u tarn to n way ol THE BEST WAGONI ON WHEELS. IS MANUFACTURED BY FISH BROS. & CO.. RACINE, WIS. We make every variety of FARM, FREIGHT, AND Spring Wagons, e And by confining ourselves strictly to one clAi of O work; by employing none but the o BEST OF WORKMEN, Using nothing bh\t / First-class Improved Machinery' a and the' Ed VRyI BPS' ,O SELECTED TIMBER, Id And-by a thorouh 'k owlede of the business we have justly earned'thr.peputtttio oF rakfnl IIIV JULLJ V46&.u auw ..ý..-.. . - --- , "The Best .. of-a l t wheels." We give the following: warranty with each wagon: We Hereby Warrant the FISH BROBW WAGON No...... to be well made in every par.t)- . ular and of good material, and that the strengtl Df the same is suflicten t for all work with fai use. Should any breakage ocur within one year from, this date by retson of dtfective materialor work nranship, repars for the same will be furnished at place of sale, free of charge, or the price of a a kdairs, as per'agent's price' list; will be paid in cash by the purchaser producing a sample of t4e brdke~" btdefective palts as e~id ice. TI"? w. 4 FISH BROS.4ý C. UDWI"U~l.F5He, ", J. C. H no . g Kiowhni wb*i an suit you' wh solfcit patrons'" from every section of the IUnited States'. Se*o for Prices and Terms, and for a sopy of e.r A~tficultural Paper to FISH BROS. & CO., Racine, Wis. C. L. Vawter &:Co. . AGENTS, HELENA,. - - - ' MONTANA. A. J. DAVIDSON, Manauaftureeof and dealerhin SADDL E.YANl b HfA.NWE S' BRIDLES, WHIPS HALTERS COLARS,; Asid everything pertaining to thetrade. `(GE 'r ,: C O31CT H D ARNESS'ý' Al;g n ain stoek. Repairing ; )oe' atWShort, N'oted , And Prides lower than ever before charged in the Territory.. HIDESI WOOL, PELTRIES and FURS; Bouight, for which thb hi hoht mnrke'ttrice wllibe paad." NO.2 HOtPIERL'.i6K,; HiELENA dL.'J (Next door to Wells, Fargo & Co.) , INTERNATIONAL HOTEL. HELiNA, XONTAIkA. E Unelleoed cwisie uanbtL ieve'jlrb$ o forftF° of grattication of its patrons, convehienl, epaeibus I and blr rooms, and kept se... ~3.g elbsnm arh? o he' hlbf ehi Uf dt6i..1f'ztis justly pc '. hoIl. b,. RntRA & SKlOE WER, Prepd.'' Si t84Y LJOSLLE N. WILXIJIEgiGI '