J^»H MCFTTFLH, M. D.
fe, piu31oian ima BtrtteitoN.
^"BAP.LAN^S COW BOV,
'1 L1"™ Co* BOTtaAst^sMfrtpt 4*$ A«i t«t iiw
Adlna nU *'.auMnlutlgB* lo-.v ,•
TH»JB« LMOI 4CW BAR.
Jeweler and Watebmaker,
lnibta|«( all klafe fromptlr •nnM
ont of towm m«Iv« my jwrocaal
a«Mr«I, vcHkki«f u* XxtkuMi BiMUtH »i
KtSSKZIE & CBSTElf,
^erk doae neatly^and promptly.
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jrt 9f Ml*
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W/f'' 1 t% IIELFICLO, OAK
jntaMr to. f00^
*imli art IftrlWd to «it» hi* ft c«ll..
MAX CASS, PROP.
li^ie for wHVern tfw*
FOR SgE I
otib Vir»rf4$l Second Qiial-
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tkl lia# Ofihi
iVtftii-&•-*t*w •Upitrom th« depot.
,' V. E. BENJAMIN,
84 Kaia .Street'/.
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LITTLE MISSOURI, MEDORA P. O., DAK., OCTGlBER
PETER MALLQY, Prop^j
&tAr-*l i-V^ 1&*
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,1 Little Missouri, D. T, 1
®r i. ^'^a
Rates per day. $1:50
Regular Board per week, 6.00
A FINE BAR
eonaaetod: tri&r tio hotiMfx
B&Uro»fl uid-JojtimereUl Hmu-^
TBBM8, $3.00 PER DAT.
TUB —j¥ ^dk
I obaco and Cigars,
THE BEST HOTELIN
Transient Rates,'p«r"day $2.00
Regular Board, per week 6.00
ITMtnlt nd lUH
and tan puchasm have
Located centrally^ but a few
ttypifrom, th» dej.
it stwx A»f6 Bia.Brco^
ON WIIS THB HOCIB.
-1 .t 1l if» TV fs, pi
SttbU in Connection.
r- .••••• .-•--
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS.
The'ariveiB report plen^ 6t j^me.jiind
it i&a-esminon thing to see herds of an
telop® numbering fcom
Otdat* by dull win nMhpjm^pfttttntioii-''
44AGER SLOCXv MANDAN.
Colts' Sis-Shooters, Cel. 45, $14.
45-60 Cartridges 1175 per 100."
Best Powder 40 eents per. pound,
':isd\ Loaded Shotgun Shells 94 per 100.
Jobbing a Specialty
8«&d or «zpm» jow goods for r*paln to m« aad
I.wiU sisraatoe Mtfitaetton laid wturn tfa«m
.djwn!* «xp*ri«nc« fn fctat armorlM ia
tht UAltod SUtM.
Addms tU oommsiile«lioii« to o^-^ -s:v V,
r:^6kATCHER DIOKINCON. DAK.
FINEST BAR1H LITTLE MISSOURI
iw?, »|p- a.
Win® Liprs and Cigars
%I4 eobstwtf attendance.
SHORT-HORN BULLS AND HEIFERS
(t .seeQs strange that there are no
schools in this vicinity.: We ^think .there
i» a gtxxi opening'for some enterprising
indi^ttsl. It is.notjtlje proper, thing to.
let but young people grow up ini igno
rance, when by ^-UtHe exertion a good
sehooXcould be'^d^Ush^- Thereat*
a ntimbe^. oat"«fas^ wuo uie UUA
ioud to have one Btarted, and are will
ing to go down into their pockets to aid
in sustaining a' good sehoot Let us have
a pcliool by all means.
Canderbilt has lost about $60,000,000
by^rifikage in stocks. Ho will not go
tofhe^poor house for some time, as he
sti|l pjusesses one hundred andj thirty
"ion flat dollars to help 'him ont, in.
October 20.—We. noticed the
ipicupus-silehce inyonrlast issnein
re^ud to the republican convention at
Binoarck, and the. inference we drew
wS that either your candidate', got
"scooped," or else your correspondent
got.'loo full for utterance."
Jh« convention was called to order, by
Chairman Wallace, of the district cen
tral committee,-who read the call for the
Hon. Johnson Kiclceus of-Jamestown
an^Ur. Charles Bichardson, of Valley
City were nominatee for eouneHmen,
andi Dr. Henry W. Coe, of Mandan Jnlitis
St^ens,of Griggs county W.F.Stoele,
of Kidder county, and Hon. E. A. Wil
liams, of Bismarck, for members of the
legislative central cominittee was
appointed for the ensuing two years, iind
Ch#rie3 W. Sleeper'was chosen as a mem
be^! of this committee from jBillUiga
ZChe convention then adjourned^ .'
Additional Local 4
Mr. John UcGregor returned to hft
The Marquis presented Vic Smith
a .valuable rifle Wednesday. JUr. Smith
is very proud of his new acquisition.
Mr, J. A Ferris, of Little Hissouri, re
ports things booming on his side of the
rivet, Although Joe's stove requires a
stove pipe, it is self-acting. Allhe has
to do is to start the coalffrom his mine
in the s|d* of the bluff udit rolls into'
thjt .stoTe. Joe says it is as handy, as a
pocket in a shirt.
'•.Mjnimn. The Sfiort l#!ne to fh*Ttn»«:
His MedorV Stage and yorwwdJUg
codipaDj is ioing a nuiiing bdii
ness, both rasaenger snl express.
The coaches ootii ways haVfl been
heavily loaded, Wd- Jf7 business foil*
tlAOes Jo increasXa dalljf will be pat on.
ia the Afiat: futar«k MaiiEger Packard
started over the lluo 011 MonilaT 011 a
tour of Inspection, anfl reports froin the
first home station thaV everything is In
K004 shape. He intend to bare the
rontet in first class oamdltien for' the
*brt^.!ij»dijo •pains.or^'&ipense •will be
sfage line entering th« Mls JSoSalo
lobes hSve%rrivea, jnil «m3i cbqce will
^l» eoppUeS "with' three 'tribes. Thi
epnntty^aTersed by thia^favortteronte.
l«Mc rtiperior for agricnituralpnrposei
thanthat travelled by any' Other line.
Ilie scenic displays are also very .fine, eis-'
pecidly through the BadJLa^ds.
to 100 bead
grazing within easy s£ot of the slttge.
Bnflflos are also'reported as working
do®# from' the: reservation towards the
line^f the itage route,. ..Some elk have
Alsojieen se^n. These reports jue iiiot
snrpdsing, as, tbid country has long,
bee^itnown as the hunter's paradise-
Jen Manager Packard returns, the
publfc can rest assured that the Hedora
and Forwarding Company will be
in aj|rst clasg condition for all 4inds of
Parties going to the Hills will
do well to give this line atrial.
Be young man who .resides in town
and attempts to make money at farm
ing iriauallycomes to grief. The idea
that^a young man can ruiia store or a
newspaper as his regular buBiness' and
tun farm between tiimes is a mistake.
.—Uandaan Pioneer. One thing is cer
taiu^and that is that a young man can
not work at the newspaper business in
Mandan and make money, as the pro
prietors prefer"'hiring '0rlB instead of
payihg men fair wages. That is a good
way to boom the coqnfay.
®ie above rewan* Will be paid for In
farmBtion leading totiie fareet of any
person -or persons setting fire to the
grass in the cattle sections of Western
N. P. Rnr.
CONTINEMTiL CATTM OK
CLiEK & PlUM. S. 4&
B. G. runtOCK.
return of the following stfiei ori" pro
portionate reward wW 1w paid lor the,
return of any of th(toy Thestoek con
jUste of the following horses:
One bay mare, one brown mare and
one roanmare,all|yonng and branded
double or'reverse on left shoaMeras:
advertised in our brand columns. Also
one light sorrel f»ny, white legs and
face and branded fiC on left shoulder
and triangle JP right shoulder also
as advertised In otf brand columns.
$ Uedora, Dak.
Lost from the jLittlfi Misaonri'roand
up, one bay horse« years old, branded
on left shoulder and Son right Dank
partly broken aad very wild when he
left had picket r|pe around neclt Any
one returning or giving information -of
him will receive the above reward.
W. JJ. THOMPSONjfc Co,
The l^arquis de Moras and Vie Smith
returned from a three days' hunt on
Wednesday. A number of black-tailed
deef and several monntain sheep was
theresult,of their trip. The Uarquis
sucteedea in killing the fineet specimen
of mountain sheep ever seen around
here. Vic says the Marquis is "away up"
on the shook
Remaining at the Medora postoffioe for
the. week ending October 23,1884:
AU,Eany tW Gillespie,
Aven t, Gourley, -4- ?.
BambriA, James Hanson. Theo
KiggoB Lenahin, James
THE GEMAL JJM
ColliM.iL r:t? Phllbrick,
ConnelLi Sinnahan, J,
A large sorrel 'horse, branded on
left hlpand cross (see H. S. & F. Co.'s
brand in brand eoiumn) on left shoulder.
The above hore] strayed from Rocky
Ridge station 09 the Uedora stage line
October 6. A reward of $10 will be paid
for information leading to his recovery.
There^is to, Jbe over 50000,000, sheep in
the United States.
Johnson, the picer, made a mil* In
2:06& in Chicago last Friday.
A large land'aiid cattl* company has
been organized ^n Warren County Iowa.
it is claimed that theoeare ten million
The nnmber of cattle'shipped 'from
Chicago to the seaboard ports for the past
week was 7,380, against 6,330 the pre
vious -week '•'.-•i-'
Information comes from northern "Wj^
oming^hat the nude herds-in that see^
tion are -sufferipg seVerely from the
ravages of wolves and coyotes."
During the past weeb about one hun?
dred head of tottle- have been^killed ia
railroad vn^s^thii^ five miles of
Hedora. It seems as though the riot act
ought to be read to some one.
It is said that Hereford eows, more fre
quently than any®ther breed, produce
twins calves. We have noticed stx pairs
of these little white faced beaaties the
present season.—[Col. L. S. Record.
From stockmen iii different- parte
of the country we learn that the rain*
have been general throughout the north
west and eouth, and that cattle are io-'
ing remarkably well.-—[Colorado Clipper
Said Mr. Henry Wendling ths other
day: "It took me twenty years to dis
cover that a calf could milk a eow
cheaper than I conld,. and. since I have
quit the competition, I have prospered
and so has the calf,
A call has been issued for a meeting
of the National Cattle Breeders' Associa
tion to be held inChicago on the 13t^i
and 14th of November. There will also
be a convention of stockmen in St. Louis
on the 17th of November.
Forty head of Colorado and Wymning
bred horses were soldJn. London* few
days since for prices ranging- from $Sito
to $250 each. The agfmals were large
h^lf-bted Perchero^otmans, abd nrp-'
broken: except io'lead.—[OaL L. '8.
The mammoth cattle eampany, of
which Ben-Bntler wiu the bead, has not
purchased cattle this season ss it waa
advertised to do. It was reported early
in the season that ttiey woald place fifty"
thousand kead on tha coimtry south of
the Arkansas. They have not done it—
[Col. L. S. Record.
In an interview with Hr. Oakes, of the
Northern Padfie railroad, heatated that
the eastern-stock shiptnentsof the com
pany this fall will amount to 18,000 head.
One hundred thousand head have heea
shipped into Montana this fall, and
about 150,000 head have come over the
the trail into Northern Montana.
It is too bad that stoekhrfders, as a
rule, are short sighted. Divides* th*
largest kind ara what Uiey wairt and ex
pect the first year or two after* freshly
8tocldng a range. A Uttle' ^atiene*
would tie of great value to Bauge
cattle should never beeent tojituAeV
under three it'age^
[TexMU S- Reoord. I
Evans, H1 Tynan,
FitzceraM,Bichar9 'Thayer, IS
femes $3.00 PfeR
TlnSt.^oiiis Fair Aseoeiatlon will ex
clude all cattle trap their fair. Kiss
liti dMlK tiilltb to to tared It
will canseaune lmjon*enienee to lnfa^d'
ing sxhit^is. 1| may,
It ls^ta^Tfromsill parish
The Fort Worth) Texas, Live stock
Journal gives the following sceount of
the workings of a bianding machine in
some sections of the conthem tang*
country: "Aboui ten thimsalid|^MMbo^
cattle have been' branded'tfati^xon at
the Crawford corral, on th^famth side ef ,,
the river, in the Pariy"Warhne. The
capacity of thb maeMm ts about four
thousand dally. Tb*3rii»»of faoanfiin#
is from seven to t^«entsa .jiea£' TU*..
week one thousand liead^rf-'^Hati^ra eat- .^
tie have beta branded there. The ma
chine is alxHit-twenty feettong'iwiwUl
lold from fear to"Wx lscia at ia time. It V-:
is just wide enough forthe^ssaK8«f ».
iull grown animad. When the «ittle-«n
ker the machine they ^flnd -on the bottenf,
fa wooden frame eroffledvigr1 iron rods
Jsbout six-inclies ttpait* Wfen the ma
Wiine is full U* -frame IsMevsted b/
pulleys operated by a &arse. Th* legs
of fte «nimals are between-the rods and i|
presently the reds strike their'adbomens
aiid left them from tha- groiatd, their
bodies resting on therofla, tdth their
legs swinging underneath." While, in,
this helpless condition the branding iron.
islapplied. It requires 3ve met-to vn»k' St.
Prondnent among tiie iojiicg that will
claim the attention of the convention at -.^
St Xotila tiext tnonth, *£il jjb t3^e great &
natiocia highway—th* trail np: from
the breeding grounds of Texas, to th*
grazing fields of Colorado, yansas,
Wyoming, Hcmtsne -and thfe British
Poesessions. To most sto«9t growers in
this- plains country, the necessity for
this highway la apparsnt. Bat w* ar*
aware that th^-a will ba opposition to It., i«|
There wlfl be men who think- tbsro will 0
be aa embr.rao laid as against th* com- »f
ing of mors Texas cattb, tithers would
like to see the railroads carry the eattle,
and still another class claim this north
country can breed ell tvie zuiroal*
Killing off rough, ungainly 3u!ls an4t
spaying the nhdesirabteeowj is the"
keep down the sarptrMOt. poor anlmals.
Texas rangmra wiB he, overcrowded
ihantoqaantity. It vVQnld not he a-b*d
Idea to adopt the ColOtadorale et ca»
tratlng on sight erety enlmproved lteaa Cote»* *nd Wjmo^ng.—tCri.
b»U-[I*XML. &. aooard.
gone from Ool^ado dowd to ))m
fields of .Kejaras£vto fatten/t1i2r
winter. Poedbly m» tmof -max iwff,
Kansas.. Sheep areablesfingi^
the Nnalldtatmarg la Kansas v7ho hav*
grain to feed, eiaoe it t|kt« jnodi le*^
money to^ray shenp thanit dOMtetnif-'
steeri—[Col. L. S. Record.
The lafrraios, which afi almoct wteb^
out preeedeat inthe Biaek Sills, eominc
at this time yt*r+ -have steited ,-,the.
grassafresh, and- liave«reKted imMUtr
tie aaxlety among stoekmsn, who lead
the forage may aot cure in tt good a
state as heretofore when the atrtmnn
months }iave been dry. Kanneim, how
ever, ore benefitted, as the groimd has
ing. Early Beedi^'Mmslo.seDelrally.
produce the best crops here and it Is
only liy having ttie fields plowed in tha
fall that *arly seeding is mad* psssible.
•It is stated by stockmen thst the ralns of
the past month have cot extended ont
to the Chereniuy po that thtidagmgjito'
forage—if dunage therehe^iSsiiot^fUb|-'.
spread.—[B. H. World, •'•ft® v,:
',T t"1* r-^T
try that -4S# eatUe which, a time
since ireaS»ffl}cted with .JMKshort
recoveredSuid tiiere i» BO neir1case« re
pealed. J§» Srrt tract wmSred tU,
the 6^|Je|n jtha vicinity of Ueztev
m*& tobMWPgto JWrt
numben wtth mad Iteh. Hogs is. the
same aeetkm of ieonntry art said to be
grsBsM will srutain wiUwot fuithor fin
portaticc. ^e l:liever on a*' other i's
hand that nine-tenths of thtfmtai ki
Coloradowhoreprcsent tbiefeaft* dt'tSk*
cattle weilth wiii be found In fa^osfof
thlscsatiom:]' trail. They havilniha^
ity-exped&tc* that th*v bettet
ground, is lh lSsxas. ^hat tha ealf
eighfy.-flve pet erat
the cowi yt-irly, while at th^Mgh**iatt£
tude tt ^wlll" u(ft go sixty. Th^
that a steer eoicing up hom th*
Star 8tatewiU mitute.and pnt en'onet1
two And men thrtie hundred tymndii.
more flesh liera"than-th* sam*-1
would h»f* done If kept ou his nadv*,
hoalOi. Tbtse facts alanewillatray th»V
heavy eattte hasttlen of Colorado oft tbl'r
side oLthe Katlonal ^TralL. Wlthon^thtt'
ttail,^e-eattletraffl*- aa- betimii ^i*.•..:
with auch dlffleul^r. The Cherokee
Nation are abeady kiting agalnst ^thi*
passage access then lands, aoid th»i*t
tlefsare fencing up the streamy- anft Ml
th«e bs'no altornatlve bat th* $&st
nil. Then- will th* state* and:
territories into whldh flwy- MHE.
quarantine1 against th* ehfiadbig tit'
eniinal* that we so Irwh'
feeding ground, end liable to bring with
them the. gennsof disease. It is onr
evlniMTthat the in&srtsts of th* aortic
west, as well as that of Texas, demand
thlsnatioaal trail. ttlattaa-TitBtia^
portancatothis. gtuing country Mil
%6 Missiislppt to the valley timmgh
"Mich it runs. -Railroads may «-par-'
«uit the shippers* fi» bb»ie«can tKk*
highway and bf^ tuvammvit
Bn nontagiooa fovtnT of ~ib* «oethsm,
elime «r* he reaches th* green jiiUavT^
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