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THE PHILIPSBURG MAIL.
VOL. 1. PHILIPSBUIRG, DEER LODGE COUNTY, MONTANA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1887. NO 35D
THE PHILIPSBURG MAIL.
Bryan & MIeCoy, Proprietors.
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Lodge county, Montana, as second clasa matter
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ing us and paying up all arrears.
County Official Directory.
lemlbcher of iCouncil ...............J. K. Pardee
.e;,pr.:clitative ............ .......J. R. Toole
hcritl'. ................. ...Leow Coleman
Under tSh(rli it ................. Frank Hatton
Clerk and jiecorder...... ... '. M. Thomlpson
Trca::rer ................... Richalrd Kenyon
As.se.sor .....................1.ohlin J. King
Pr,,a't .JuIl:. ................ O)ren. LnEmerson
!)i,,uty Clerk )iitrict Cour..t...W\Vm. Shanuley
('iounty ttornev. ..... .I). M. )rfee
Plb!ic .A:dm1iu gIr:t,or...........Jo.eph Lodge
Superinitendeint of schools.....Mar:ur et Wolfe
Win. Walker, ...............Commnissioniere.
J. Y. Battorton, )
To iWNVSIIII OFFICERS.
A. Labric..... Justices of Peace Phil i- ....rg
J..)Mel)nell.. . . ... Granite
C. I1. Ocutt,... Coiitables ..Philipsburg
.Jai. Carten .... .....Gramte
A. LAERI-. MI. D.,
PrYsItIAN AND SUEGCO:N,
Iroprietor of the Miner's Hospital.
BY. U. ALL~T,
PHYSICIAN AND SUIGEON,
Disceaies of women s:eci:dlly treated. Office
Room No. ", Kaiser House.
P iLIrsa, - - - MONTANA.
('. :. ElS WIfE,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Calls Promtlly Attenddl to in Town or
('ou.itry. Office at City Drng Store,
Phuliosuhrg, F- - ontana.
PIHY-SICIAN AND SURGEON,
('ronlic Diseas.s a Specialty. Twenty years
devoted! to the Practice of MSdicine. 1)ireases of
women and children a speciaity.
Office one door west of Judgo Waterbury's
!ffice. "Opnca day and night."
ANtCt:)O., - - -MONTAMA.
BUROWt)' & CIR:TT('IFIEL3LD,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW & NOTARIES PUBLIC.
Al legal business promptly attended to. Spe
oial attention paid ta, colleet.iun.
MILOT P,UILDIN(r , - PuIIIrPsn3trt.
RCstalrant and Chop House,
Will be re-opened with a
GRAn D FAMILY DINNER AUG. 21st, AT 4 P. M.,
In Our New and Elegant Quarters. Three private rooms for families and ladies and
their seý ,rts. The tablh will be kept in first-class style and furnished with all the deli
cuies of the season.e rg
George Modini, Prop'r.
II H I i ii HH it
C. B.. HOUSER & CO.
Wholesale Liquor Dealers,
Have Just Opened With a Full line of
Liquors and Cigars,
Falk's Milwaukee Beer
Ever thing Connected with a Wholesale House
Which we Offer at BED ROCK PRICES.
We do Strictly a Wholesale and Jobbing Business;
give us a call.
LOWER BROADWAY, Opp. Capllce & Smith's.
IKE N. SMITE,
All indemnities paid through E. L. .Le t, at
the Granite office; Chas E. Gable, of the Sydne;
Eugene Smith, of the San Francisco and yr. C.
Stevens of the Hope, Accident policies of all
occupations written up. No delay in gettingyonr
pay for accidents. Walter natheson, state agent,
F. Adkinson, H. Ferrest Titus
ADKINSON & TITUS,
Special attention given to applications for
mineral and agricultural patents, and contests
before the Land Office and Interior Depart
W. N. SIKAW,
ArBonoxo r AT LAw,
All legal business promptly attended to. Min
ing work a specialty.
GRANITE, - - - MoTANA.
N. HI. ONNOLLY.
AocouorTAr AND BooKEEPEn,
Neglected Accounts Carefully Examined and
Office with F. D. Brown,
PHLIPSBUB. - - MOT.
D. M. DURFEE,
ArrounnY AT LAw,
Prosecuting Attorney for Deer Lodge county.
Legal business of all kinds promptly attended to.
Par.PrsBuno, - MONTANA.
CAMPBELL & DUFFY,
ATTORNEYS AT Law,
Legal business of all kind, to be transacted in
Philipsburg or vicinity will receive prompt at
BUrn CIrr, - - - MoxT.
FRIANK D. BROWN,
NOTARY P aBLIC,
General Legal Business Promptly Attended
to. Mining work a specialty.
PHILIPSBURG, - MONTANA.
VW. J. SWARTZ,
Shaving, Hair Cutting and Shampooing neatly
and promptly attended to.
GRANITE, - - MONTANA.
G. A. KELLOGG,
[DEPUTY U. S. Mineral Surveyor.]
Orders for surveys of mineral and agricultural
lands will receive prompt attention.
DEEB LODGE, - MONTANA.
CoNSUMERS OF WATER,
Are notiled that all rates must be paid prompt
ly by the 20th of each month. All persons using
water from the Company's hydrants and not pay
ing therefor will be prosecuted to the full extent
of the law.
Wx. '. T. LLso. Supt. and Collector
L. S. AUSTIN,
Samples may be left at the telephone
office or at the Asssay Office near site of
the new depot.
Charges Moderate. Preapt Returns
Doings Throughout the World and
Items Taken From the Latest Tele
graphic Reports on Subjects
A gale from the northeast Saturday
night caused great damage at Portugal
Cove, Nova Scotia.
The steamers Champagne, Alaska and
Germania brought $1,384,000 in gold to
New York last Monday.
Eight men were killed by a boiler ex
plosion on board the West India steamer
Elbe during a trial trip in Stokes Bay
Annie and Amelia Thompson, sisters,
and Charles Brown were drowned in a
slough six miles south of Blackfoot,
A young drug clerk from New York,
who lost his all in gambling at the
Nicollet House, Minneapolis, committed
Nine indictments were returned by the
grand jury, at Chicago, against the four
persons alleged to have been abettors in
Boodler McGarigle's escape.
Reports from Missississippi indicate that
the cotton crop will fall short. Tenne
see, North and South Carolina report
cotton progressing favorably.
Maurice Bernhardt, last Sunday, at
Paris, severely wounded a journalist
named Alexis, who had written an arti
cle reflecting on Mile Bernhardt, his
The doors of the First National bank
of Corry, Pennsylvania, were closed Fri
'day morning by Bank Examiner Young.
It is impossible to learn the financial
condition of the concern.
Ninety-one Chinamen were arrested in
two Chinese stores on Clark street, Chi
cago, last Friday night. They were
playing bung loo. All were bailed out
by one of the storekeepers.
Rev. Dr. McGlynn made an address be
fore the New York conference of . eth
odist preachers, this mornng, which
lasted an hour and a half, and was lis
tened to by 500 ministers and others.
Captain J. B. Mullet, an officer in the
United States revenue marine service,
committed suicide at San Francisco last
Sunday by shooting himself in the head.
Moroseness, due to ill health, is supposed
to be the cause of the deed.
The George Weber Brewing company,
of Chicago, made an assignment last
Monday morning. Liabilities are esti
mated at $500,000. Preferences in the
form of mortgages are given aggregating
$163,000. Assets, $350,000.
A table compiled from specials to the
Post, shows the gross clearings of the
leading clearing houses for the week end
ing September 17, were $956,066,615, an
increase of 7.3 per cent. over the corre
sponding week of last year.
Mercer Beasley, Jr., son of Chief Jus
tice Beasley, of New York, committed
suicide by shooting himself in the head,
at Trenton, N. J., last Friday night, dy
ing in a short time. The cause is un
known. He was a brilliant lawyer.
The general passenger agent's associ
ation have adopted the system of uni
form tickets, which has been discussed
for ten years. Contracts of all tickets are
to read alike,with orange back; first-class,
green face: second, yellow; third, drab.
A son of M. Schnaebel, the French
Commissary, who was arrested at Pagny
Sur Moscelle last April, has been arrest
ed and imprisoned by the authorities for
crossing the French frontier, near Che
mot, and affixing a treasonable placard.
The steamer, Gellert, of the Hamburg
American line, from New York, Septem
ber 8, for Hamburg, lost two of her pro
peller blades, Friday. Her mails and
passengers for the continent were landed.
at Plymouth, Eng. The steamer will
proceed to Cheerborg.
A dreadful collision occurred last Fr:- ,
day on the Midland railway, England. A
train filled with excursionists who were
going to Doncaster to witness the races
at that place, collided with another train,
and was wrecked. Two excursionists were
killed and many injured.
At Friday's meeting of Northern Pa
cific stockholders in New York the vote
of 754,193 shares was announced. The
new board of directors re-elected the old
officers, except Second Vice-President An
derson. The president was authorized to
appoint a committeo to consider and ad
just differences with the Union Pacific
and Oregon Railway & Navigation com
The sovereign grand lodge of Odd
!ellows is now in session at Denver, Col
orado. It is estimated that 10,000 vie
tore are in the city. The grand lodge i
vas called to order at 11-25 o'clock
Ihesday morning by the grand sire, and
rent into secret session at 8 p. m.
The Trafalgar, the largest ironclad ever I
anstructed, was successfully launched
in Tuesday, at· Portsmouth, Eng. The
ressel is 11,940 tons burden and 12,000
vorse power. She is to carry twelve guns
-four of 67 tons and eight of 40 tons.
Eer side armor is 25 inches thick.
Ensign N. S. Moseley, of the United
States surveying- steamer, McArthur,
mrveymng Shoalwatar bay, Oregon, was
n a small boat which capsized last Sun
lay. He was rescued, but died of con
restive chill soon after. He leaves a wife
rnd infant child in Stockton, Cal.
A horrible accident on the Chicago,
Minneapolis & St. Paul railway, two
miles north this city, took place about
3:30 last Monday morning. The north
nd south bound trains collided at full
speed. Five trainmen were killed, and a
cumber of the passengers slightly injured.
The officials of the Northern Pacific
railroad are preparing a call for a meet
ing of the preferred stockholders to con
sider a proposition to relieve the man
agement from the restriction against
issuing new bonds, which was one of the
provisions under which the road was re
Letters have been received by the
American board of commissions for for
eign missions picturing the terrible con
dition of the people of the Sicilian plain,
in Asia Minor. Large numbers of the
inhabitants are starving. The board has
decided to make a general appeal for
funds with which to alleviate the dis
Jerome W. Manning, of Cambridge,
has brought suit for $100,000 against
Hon. Asa French, et aL, judges of the
court of commissioners of Alabama
claims. Manmng was a lawyer and was
debarred from practicing before them.
An attachment has been filed against the
estate of Judge French.
The freight department of the Mexican
Central railroad has made an exceeding
ly low export rate on Mexican fruit to
Chicago, Denver, St. Louis, Omaha, Min
neapolis, and other western cities, and as
great care will be taken in packing the
fruit, it is expected to compete with
Southern California oranges and other
fruits in western cities.
A report was circulated in New York,
Tuesday, to the effect that a loan of from
$8,000,000 to $10,0,0,000 is about to be
made by a third mortgage on the prop
perty of the Northern Pacific railroad
company, the loan to be for forty years
at 5 per cent. Mr. Villard, it is said,
would place the loan in Germany at 95
per cent. Direct confirmation of the
deal could not be obtained.
Consul Baker, of Buenos Ayres, has
made a long and interesting report to
the state department, giving the re
sult of the recent explorations of Terra
del Fuego. The Archipelago contains
valuable farming lands, forests and min
eral deposits. The Argentine govern
ment is taking steps to colonize and de
velop the islands. A governor has been
appointed, and a thorough scientific ex
ploration is to be undertaken.
The association of ex-confederate vet
erans at an immense meeting at Atlanta,
Ga., Monday night, amid great enthus
iasm, appointed a committee of fifty to
arrange for a fitting reception of the
union veterans of the Army of Ohio, Ten
:nessee and Cumberland, who fought
from Chattanooga to Atlanta. The pro
gramme of the reception and fraterniza
tion will extend through the week begin
ning October 10 and will be elaborate.
Last Friday morning, at New Orleans,
an explosion occurred in the grocery
store of Dominick M. Messina, at the
corner of Eighteenth and Dauphin
streets, and a moment later the entire
building was on fire, and all escape from
the upper stories, where Meesina and his
family resided, was cut off. Every effort
of the firemen to rescue the unfortunates
failed, and the entire family, consisting
of Messina, his wife and four little chil
dren, were burned to death.
An east-bound passenger train on the
Atlantic & Pacific railroad was stopped
at Navajo station, Arizona, last Friday,
by five masked men, who fired several
shots at the engineer, fireman and brake
man. They boarded the express train
and robbed the safe, which only con
tained a small amount of money, but did
not interfere with the passengers. They
then mounted their horses and rode off
in a southerly direction. The Atlantic &
Pacific railroad and Wells, Fargo & Co.'s
express offer $1,000 eacu for the arrest
and conviction of the robbers.
Items of Interest From Both Sides '
of the Divide. c
Notes Clipped and Condensed From
Exchanges Published Within
The postoffice at Central Park, Galla
tin county, has been discontinued.
The residence of Thos. Creighton in
Walkerville, was bushed last night.
Donald Grant,the Manitoba contractor, i
says the track will be at Benton on the
1st of October.
Birdie Johnson committed suicide in a
house of ill fame last Sunday in Butte by
Biddle Reeves, an old-timer, resident
of Prickly Pear, Mont., was drowned at
Spokane Falls last Friday.
Independent: The police magistrate
yesterday had before him fourteen men
who live upon the disgrace of women.
Their mistresses paid the usual fines for
Livingston Enterprise: About fifty
hotel employee in the Park were discharg
ed this week by the Park association, the
reason being that travel is not sufficient
to keep them employed.
J. W. Story, general merchant, of Oka,
Meagher county, and widely known
throughout eastern Montana for his ener
getic and honorable character, died sud
denly at that place on Monday evening
Late last Monday night as John Con
nell and his wife were returning from the
depot at Helena to their home in the up
per end of the town they were set upon
by two men and the husband was badly
cut with a razor.
The board of trustees of the River
Press Publishing Company met on the
evening of September 12 and declared a
dividend of 20 per cent on the capital
stock of $10,000. This is the second div
idend within twelve months.
Independent, 18th: A meeting of the
trustees of the city library was held at
the library rooms last evening, at which
it was decided that $500 worth of new
books should be puchased and added to
the library, as soon as a proper list could
Last Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock,
CoL J. C. C. Thornton, one of the best
known and most highly respected men in
Montana, died at his residence on east
Granite street, Butte. He had been con
fined to his bed only two days, and was
suffering from a complicated internal dis
Madisonian: Some fine samples of
apples raised in Madison county were
brought in by Sheriff Caruthers from Joe
Pennington's ranch, on the Big Hole,
and are fully equal those that are import
ed from Salt Lake or the states. Joe has
been so successful with his experiments
that he intends to branch out in the
apple-culture business next year.
Last Saturday some of the lovers of
baseball in Helena decided to incorpor
ate for the purpose of managing and
maintaining a baseball club and for the
encouragement of athletic sports gener
ally. Articles of incorporation were drawn
up for the Helena Base Ball Association,
the capital stock of which is fixed at 400
shares of a par value of $5 each.
Sheriff Hathaway reached Helena last
Saturday morning with the half breed
Cree, Geo. Godas, who is accused of the
murder of Embody on the Dearborn. The
prisoner denies Ins guilt and is as sullen
and morose as men of his class usually are
in similar circumstances. In denying his
guilt Godas coolly announced that he
never killed a man this side of the line.
September 9th an army party, while
guarding the Florence mine near Maiden
were fired upon from within, and Dennis
O'Brien was killed. The fatal shot was
fired by James Burgers, formerly of Ben
ton. Considerable excitement prevailed
and troops were sent from Maginnis.
The mine has been seized by the military
and all unauthorized persons ordered of
Last Friday afternoon, at the St. Louis
mine, Marysville, there was an accident
which resulted in the serious injury of
one man and slight hurts to two others.
Peter Fleming and two partners were at
work, and in some way, as yet un
known, a premature blast occurred and
Fleming got the worst of it, being not
only burned bat badly braised, with in
dications of having received internal in
juries. The other two men escaped with
slight bruises. That all three were not
killed seems a remarkable accident.
A tire in Walkerville last Monday night
destroyed the residence of Albert Tracy.
Loss $1,500; no msurance. For a time it
was feared that the flames would spread
and there would be a most disastrious
conflagation, but the fire department
succeeded in getting the flames under
Nearly 10,000 sheep, en route for the
end of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Man
toba track, have passed through Benton
within the last few days. It will be the
first shipment from Montana by the St.
Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba railway.
The end of the track last Monday was
about twenty-five miles from Bentos.
Dillon Tribune: The First National
Bank, of Dillon, has attached the real
and personal property of the Beaverhead
Live Stock company for the sum of
$5,800. Wm. Koch, of New York, has at
tached the same property for $1,100,
Charles Bliven has also attached the
same property for $1,100. money advanc
ed by Mr. Bliven to pay for labor and ex
penses of the company.
Prof. Colin Napier, accompanied by
George Wren as general assistant, has
gone to Milk river to make an examina.
tion of the coal fields of that region. He
is thoroughly equipped for "roughing it,"
and will be absent probably a month.
The coal, he says, is peculiar in many
particulars and altogether different from
any he has thus far seen in the northwest.
It seems probable that it will be a good
article for fuel, but its value for steam
and other purposes has yet to be ascer.,
tained. It cannot be coked.
No orders for any of the stock of the
Sydney Con. mining company, which is
now pooled will be accepted before Jan.
1st, 1888. By order of the Board of Trus
tees. J. SHuL., Secretary. 32f
The Granite Mountain and Bi-Metallie
mining companies hereby notify all par.
ties that they will not allow any dead
animals, garbage, household refuse, or
any other objectionable matter dumped
on their ground.
JOHN W. PLUMMER, Spt's
JAMEs B. RIsQU, up
Sealed proposals will be received for the exca
vating and stone.work for the foundation of a
Catholic Chmrch . St.75 feet. Bidders ae reqe.t.
ed to give the price per yard for the excavating
and the price per perch for the stone work. Bids
to be received not later than 2 p. in. Sunday,
September 25th. I will be pleased to showbid
ders the plans and specifications at Caplice &
Smith's store. The right to reject any or all
bids is reserved.
By order of the Catholic Church Building Com
mittee. JNO. G. MORONY, Secretary.
Notice is hereby given that the firm of Noble -
Sweitzer is this day disolved by mutual :consent
Homer Sweitzer retiring. William Noble will
continue the business at the old stand, known as
"The Capitol." collect all indebtedness land as.
sume all liabilities. Wi. NomBI.
Philipsburg, M. T., Sept. 19, 1887.
Deer Lodge, M. T.
Deer Lodge County Agents for
J. R. Hill's
Dedrick Hay Presses and
Adjustable Hay Bale Ties.
A complete stock of above on hand and
to arrive. Also Studebaker Bros'. Farm
and Spring Wagons and Fine Buggies.
Telephone orders promptly attended to.
Telephone No. 7.
I Have Moved Entire Stock uf
Store near Hammond'sStables
Of the Firm of
Will make monthly calls through Cable,
Georgetown, Philipsburg and Granite
with samples of Clothing, Dry Goods,
Notions and Gents' Furnishings, etc.,
Prepared to Down any Price Quoted
g'Orders by mail carefully and
promptly attended to.
Wait for the Wagon.
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