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MTSSlCIAK and StJRGEON.
iv XrDO&AV ^Kt,
OF MANDAN, DAKOTA.
not pabltafted fur fun, buy for
tgiAdTertlalnsRatea made known on applici
£k8tandlng AdvertlMinnntB pavahlo qiyirtefty.
^Transient Advertisements and altJob inah
tj In right
"THE BAD LANDS:./-,•OW
SZ$£. ft' r. 4
I&S}£, F'L^ MTOOB^. DAKOTA
JUtered at the postoffice at MedAra, l)ak.» WW®'
ond claes mailmatter. ..:
tfork doA9 neatly and praioyOyl'j^w^r
I wast tftfprtUr ?e«ort f((p a quirt itarad oj.bi)*.
vkard# or poo!r: ot ^'erythifl^
I N E
S\* Aad8moker«^Ariiclea(:V '.r--.
We niake1* a «pociulty of frfpifalting
attle for-wostomnmeliea. ,,
^Y FOR SALE
aiid Second Qual
BAP LANDS COW BE
lie dexU axelu.lrely III flrst-clttfls -oods. His
Irltftd* jra InviUtI to JJIYO bint ft tiuli ,•
MAX BASS, Pnop.5?
$ F. E. BENJAMIN,
E N E A
N. R. G. CO:,
tnkldo* Tta* l)epit»ita:o
BwtileMdono ALL SON)fltOPi-
i, **,% Uf ^v*i
i-'^Ow of t1i«-aeatesi-lionMi oalhft line of the K.
AP. l5. Qnljf a fow steps from the depot
Xewairl]^ of all klml* promprtj ezeentenrV^ i-T.
rpm -out of- totrn- reeeivo mj. ptr0BaIv
MH «arefal attention
'i^c JS7 ^at."
"DAS A COMPLETE LINE ,0F.
^^#*^1®-:, -.• ... ?/AsAfe^«s** ,. s&ttk
-r s-and ih& !lne«t liar lu the city.
O E S O E S
LAEQE STOCK 0»?^
BOOTS AND SHOES,
UJi and FEED.
W »T, OiTOSim Cbtr EOT OfntE
and hence iiuratuttiai \um
tfcn frmrftt Vnr prim
i" bKfa V*•£
O S E
PETER MALLOY, Prop.,
Little Missouri Dak.
Transient Rates per day. $1.50
Regular Board per week, 6.00
.'^A fhil lino ol *J1 kinds of-. v.
!'&js 04 Main Sti-cct. -i
^S-«FH0ICEST BRANDS— FT®*
LIQUORS & CIGARS.
Transient Rates,-per: day $2.00
Regular ^oard, p£p week 6.00
_, '.H^TTTLE MISSOURI, MEDORA P|O., DAK. OCTOBER 30, I884:
Aiicn.BoYi. «S. ALSXAKUKJU
7 ..v Bailroad and
•UiaTary Stable in Cf6nnectmn
A I N E A
,•? & ys&r^'kr W^,
counccted witK ilie IIOUBO. V?-4
& I E S
-PARLOR SUITS, sm(
...-..'..,,?k «?i wM
Urlm bT mail TTUI recelvoprowpt tttsntioh.
5-" HAGER BLOCK,%!ANDAN.
Colts' Six-Shooters, Cal. 45^(14.
4 5 0 0 a id $ 2 7 5 1 0 0
Best Powder 40 cents per pounrl.
y.-.' Loaded Shot-GunShells $4 per 100
jfev J.^ Ji*1"
THE BEST HOTEL IN MEDORA, DAK.
^ssV S ... .-_.4
JLocatedSeiitrally, but a
wrttr THE HOUSE.
The Jast trip was the fastest ever made
froin the line, of Northern Pacific raii
roatl, ami tlioso "who, know say fiify can
beatjihe time a dttj' ot so.
A'. riajl. route is to be established be
tween Spearflsli and Carbouate Canip, a
distance pf seven milts.''
Bad Weather has lutcrrupted the bust
ness.of soine of the stage lines, Kit the
Medora liiie seems t-o bo eBpeeialiy fir
vored in ttiis respect. Veiy little snow
snow falls in this region, and ho trouble
is anticipated''froin snow storms.
Taking eveiything into consideration,
the Meifora Stage and ?orwar(ling Com
pany is a success in overy particular, and
there are no good reasons why it slunild
continue to bo so. •.. \j¥^y
.rn-iTrnT,,,, little too far, and there is likely to be
Jobbing a Specialty
Send ot aspreaa your goods tot repairs to me and
I will guarabtee satisfaction did rettirn tbom
ftd aoon aa poaeiUlo. Ilare hatt twenty Are
^. -.^^iLra, expcrlonco in in
..••• tboUniteddtatMLv, ,K.,-••:
Addr«8s all commhoi^fitibha j-
J. SLATOHER DtOKINSON. bAK.
FINEST BAR IN UTTLE MISSOURI
IB nt constant nttefidance.
8H0RT-H0fiK BULLS AHDHEIFERS
& $100 to' $1^00!
A report that the Montana'
were on their way to Medora caused con
siderable talk, and all kinds of rumors
were aQoati Last week they captured an
innocent"'cow boy and held him in cus^
tody for lwodayB. lie says he could not
conviuce them ihat 'he was honest, nor
would tliey iisten '_to 'anything-he said,
but knew" everything. It seems strange
that men from :other-i territories should
come to Dakota to hunt for cattle thieves,
when it would keep an ariuy of men
very busy tor along time*'to eliminate
that element from their own borders.
Medora is able to take'ea'e 61 her own
stosk, aM an dispense with the aid of
the "stranglers,". as they style them
selves. A lioise thief stands no show,
nor does he deserve any, but 10 take men
Who are looking for estrayed stock and
string tliem up a coutlS of times in
order to get information, is going a
caught stealing stock, gne him tlwben
efit Of the noofc- but u»le«s a clear ca=c
is against him lie shonld have a chance,
to piovo.Iils injioeencc. It is hoped that
"they esercise'a little more precaution in
The *cow boy's cure for snoring^ is
unique and effectual if not soothing. On
the Utah & Northern' railroad last Sun
da a 2t3-poand man. lay Buoriffg on
two facing seats. Iiy roar, had been
hedrd to the discotafort of a carfull all
afternoon. At abmt 4 p. acovV boy
got on at one of the canyon stations." He
heard tho foghorn with evident impa
tienee for a half hour or so, when he
stepped up to tlie sleeper and said: "Say,
stranger, stop that 'ar snort or .you'll get
fired." The cow boy was not large, but
he was full of guns and there was busi
ness in his eye. The big mau said noth
ing but lfty still", and his sleep, if he
slept, was as quiet as the slumber of in-'
fancy.—[Dallas, Ofoj I*tteri
A large train of tlig Smallest bulls
that was ever seen in the world came In
yesterday with freight from, BelSeld.
Tlie diininutiveness of many of theni ax
tracted the attention of the crowd.
Charley Shaiiklih inquired of one of the
teathsters where the' mothers of those1
calves wire, supposing they had 'been
bi ought along to furnish in ilk for thorp*.
He was answered Willi a stare.—[Rkfcki
A colony of fifty settlers from Conner-,
ticut, under tlio patrpuago of P. T.
Barnnm, have bought a tract of land in
Barnes county, Dakota, and wilt settle
4iw»^th .vNothin s$enist
Tlte growth of the great tefflta^SBsr
to boa state, 19 something plienenieual.
From present appearances it will'' not
be long before we have telegraphic
communication with Medora. A con
tract has beert let foil Spearfish party to
furnish the poles on the ground for the
entire distance, and 'they are now being
cut and pooled.—]Black Hills Pioneer.
The weather in this vicinity.contiaues
very fine. We have had-- a couple of
tloudy days,- but no cold lias-been ex
perienced, find cattle inert are taking ad
vantage ot it aiid are getting -things in
good shape for their stock.
Considerable interest is Manifested
here as to the resrilt ot next Tuesday's
election. The. republicans are.very con
fident, and claim that the victory in
Ohio virtually settles all ciladces of the
W. Storey, proprietor of tho Chi
cago Times, died on Tuesday last. He
hadbeenin poorhealtliforsomo time
TTrt diver bullion shipments frran
^Carbonate: Camp art expected to amount
to 380.00Q pounds per month.
.President Arthur, it is said,is*t^! M
piraut for senator from* New York dis-
Kacli week shows an increase of bust
uess.transacted by the Medora Stage and
Forwarding company, and when the 'im
provements now beins niiulo are
completed,. the ucw liue can:: carry
passengers, freight, and express matters
in Jess tinio and: bettor shape than any
other route entering the Hills. Man
ager Packard reports everything pro^
finely and is confldent that
when- the public learns the manner in
which this route handles everything en
trusted to its care,: they will not be slow
in taking the many adyantages it af
N. P. BEF. CARCO.
CONTINENTAL CATTLE af'
IIL'OHES & SUIPSOH.
LABK &PLCV. I
DICKEY BEOS. 1
E. G. PADDOOC'
1 -r1 V,'.-
fti STOCKJTOTES. |3
f' -.'.'••o •.!-». •,'.
Tile above reward will fee paid" fw in
formation leading to the arrest of any
person or persons setting Are to the
grass in the cutflfe sections of H'estent
Theya^ove reward jriU$1e.i forfbe
Jf&iilonatS re^fil wirt' fc palJ"ior'tljr|
return of any pA-thcm. Jhe^tock «on
sists of the following horses:
One lay niare, one bniwn- mare And
ono roan marc, all young and .-branded
double or reverso on' left shoulder as
adwrtiwd in our brand columns. Also
one light- SQITCI pony, white legs and
face and branded NC 011 left shoulder
and triangle JP on right shoulder also
as advertised in our brand columns.,
"V*?-8 Medora, Dak. ••:.
Lo"t—-SI 0 Ec« ard.
Lost from the Little Missouri jpund
up, one bay horse 5 years old, branded
on left fhOulder and S on right flank
partly broken and lery wild when he
left had picket rope around netk,. Any
one returning or giung information of
lum will reeene the abo\e rewaTd.
W. N. THOMPSON & CO,
A large sorrel horse, branded
Jay-Eye-See's new sulky weighs forty
one pounds, and is paintpd purple," to
match Bither's suit. *f
In Western Montana, 'A contagions
disease called catarrhal is causing consid
erable trouble among horses.
The British bntllorites, report the
almost total eradication of foot anil
iftffnw desuifff"rjle^Sud" Teg
govern'ngllie j.nrjg Fat Stork show at
Chicago bhould auuie^s tho secretary ot
the state boaid of agriculture, Spring-'
field, III. j»
The country up around Spearfish arid
near Jennie'ssttickade is fast settling up.
A party Of land prospectors from'this
place 1 ave just retuin^l, and are very
much pleased with the country.—[N. Viv
L. S. Journal.
W. H. Robinson of Cleveland Ohio,
obtained a verdict of $5,000 and costs
against Amos Rani:, Joel Sharp, et. ah,
for infringing on his patent of an
appliance for feeding and watering cat-S
tie in railroads cars. Others sfiits. will
Irt hile Colorado viill' require, ere
another harvest, a million bushels of
oats for feed,- it lias not produced to ex
ceed 25,000 bushels. The ^farmer who
has raised wheat that is so far in excess
of the demand should give this a thong&t.
—[Col. L. S. Recordi =5Z
There lias been Icss'of "i5iab this year
among the flocks of Colorado than in any
prior year. The flock owners are paying
better attention than heretofore, know
ing that it will not do to be so careless
ofan auiiual that reonires the best of
Attention fgi'iimiw.1 f?ol
fifTTihicago stock yards were con
structed aliout twenty years ago, and aire,
the largest iu the world. They are
capable of accoiumodating 20,000 fettle,
150,000 hogs, 10,000 sheep, and 1,50U
horses. Seventeen different.. railroads
center in the yards. It is estimated tliat
tho number of car loads received and
shippid last year would make about 9 00Q
trains of thirty-one.cars each. If placed
in one train they would reach from New
Vofk to SVi Louis «ud back? a distance of
about 2,146 milcss
Espmiineilts have bden tfiaiio i& Eng
land as to the comparative value of goo^
hay and stack,« UK the result that it
estimated that 100 -pounds ot hay are'
eqnal to :S73 pounds of green Indian
corn, 400 pouiids «f CTCC1» ,ciover, '44s
pounds of rye straw, 3ft0 pounds
straw, ISO pounds ft£ oat straw, 180
pounds of barley straw, 153 pouiktia ot
peh straw, -800 ^unnds of buckwheat.
6traw, 400 pounds of dried-. Cora stslkB,
175 pounds of raw potatoes. SM Dounda
of thrnipR 3po pounds'of carrots, S^'
potu^ of rye, 4R" pounds -wheat, 64
pounds of oal^. tewnriOB Of nfauA^ fjgi
«md beans, fti ponada of Wcka hea^ ST
pounds of Indian corn, OR pwmds «t.
aranms, 103 pounds of whrtt brrai' 167'
poundsOt wheat,pea.»idnat ehafl^' 1T9
pounds of ,Jafa594"^j«(«ni barley, 60
pounds »t Jfedwed. mi- 880 oonmls of
'Tr 'T^ricb. .$».&> frE« YEAR
feibottt tliir^y-five ^er cent of cattle iff
Illinois are daw^d ft high jarrnd« hy the
^epaH^irt -«^|iieAKip'et By high
grade is meant those havih* store than,
lialf blood pfonue^f lhereiiogaiied pttri
breeds. ^Tfteincrease of value fromihi*
Gor: GU«^Uidli£sbotit to start on JUI
:hil)iUan loor tb Aflvtrtisfi the advant
ages-of New iorkasststoolf raising state'
He e™«60o-ta^ the Brat prize at ^ew
aric. A 8torfe ear is provided.
lie is the first Jertey product
AnyxmreanteiBilkod dry in* few
3veeV» by irrc^iilar miUctng, fometimes
-internwo^^irt]e^onr hours «nf
inteny,,.jaShange to new loca-
lion,' a sfrarig8 ni3 lker and woldiiig
voice, are sources of Ittitatlou that more
le^a'imgaiiriheSnUlulg qualities Of
A cane made entirely of the horns4f
catHeJias^bfien .prese^t.od to Major 9ain^,:
water, ofi "fit. Louis, "chairman of the
executive comifrftte of the national coitr
ventioaot cattle men thatmeetei?i St,
Louis jiexf mqnfh. 1 He is also tft Ve,
given# chair, the trains of which willhe^
composed.jof the Jhoma of Texas cattle.'
and SviH occupy it on the platform.
AcitizeiLOf Thrra'nt county, Colorado!
whose wife was sick,-wishing toga for
his daughter, who was sixty miles dis
tant on a visit, in the absence of ahorse.'
rode a two-year-old bull, making the
roundj£,top—120 miles—In forty-eight
hoursl He said the bovine was rather
too poor to ride without a saddle,'and as
he expressed it, "putty bad gittin oq
ngin aftir the wind strikes me awhile."
The calf crop is surprising thecattle^
men in northern Sew Mexico, andi^
likely to^nake up for the discoura^ng
shortage last spring. Front as reliable,
an informant as Col. Dwyer.of Colfax
we learn that the Calf brandinK of the
last round-up iu this neighborhood wSS
much lSrger than was ever lopws in tlie
fall season here before, And that the
shortage of ths first round-up will td
more than madeydp,—[CoLJ^ S. .Record."'
left hip and cross (see M. S. & F. CO.'E
brand in brand column) on left shoulder
The above horse strayed from Rocky
Ridge station on the Medora stage.line
October 5. A reward of $10 will bo paid
for information leading to hld'rccd\ory.
It is tiie opinftn of many of the larger
cattle holders upon tlie plains that the.
death losses in winters will riot .excee^
two per cenL, if a term of ten years be
taken into accihuit. The winters of 188Q*
and '81 were severe and the loss was not
IJSS than four per eent. of aMUthe cattle
not exceed otto and a half, la
The ('orn crop for the present year is
placed by the national department at
agricnlture at tho enormjus figures of
1,800,000,000 bushels. This should fat
ten a great many htecrs.
The cattle shipments over the Northern
Pacific from July 20th to October 25th
amounts to 2,896 cars. Tlie number, of
cattle carried is 74,920. It is expected
tliat 3,500 cars will 60 sliipped liy No
went to -thre^.' For, several JrhtUfgli
prior to 1880 it did not exceed one andjiE:
half per cent.^CCoL L. S. Record.
The Garden City irri^tor says
south of ns vtia si^roached- lately by 11
"grange^* Who wished to buy cowv It
-o happened thaiilie e. m. had an old
cow that had seen her best-days, and be
ing in sight of the ranch they rode out
to look at her.: She wai pretty well
coTered.^with brands of varioos descrftfiit-'
ions(.'and most awfnl pob^.'-" The .granger
walked around hera tinfto# twoaiid
then-f omarked, "She &rf« ftHfeK^fajqow"'
"So," said the c. ni. "but tlie's got lots oit
good reading on her."
The winteriHjof sfiaep depSads much"
on the condition of the flock at the begin-- I
ning ot winter, remarks the Michigan
Farmer, Sheep fifet ar£ ibtk in flesh lit
the fall hardly ever improve, but keejf
going down hill all along, nntil before
the spring time dr&wB around their pelta
are hanging in the shade. See, then,'
tliat. your flocks are in good condition^
and if there are any thin ones among
them, separate them from the rest and
give them a little grain each day nntif
they have gained their wonted vigor.
If there is one class'of men in iliis
world:more not«d than another far honJ
esty, we believe it is ths editors. The jpsa
habit of appropriating cattle' belonging gtg
to aiiother fflieli £iforalile. oj^nxt^mity
offers is entirely too popKlati bat this is
a crime of which an editor would' n(£ tief
guilty, at least tliis appears to be the
case with Brother Hays, of theAvmlanchc/ -.
published a Silver City, tdaho. He thus
ci ies out: Somebody's calf, withsoine
body's brand on it is suekiiig onr«ow.°
ttiTi calf.agasJjur itia not^mre.^—
[K. W. L. Journal.
The American race horse Foxtail that
created such a sensation in Europe three,
years ago by winning the grand prise of
Par^s. the Camfarigeslitre find tiie Czare
whitch, has been sold by Mt. 3.6.' Kee&«
to Lord Rosebery, the price beih^^)fOOQ.
The purchaser recently returned from a
trip" arouud the world, and in the course
pf liis Journey witnessed the perform^
end therefore the selection, on returning
home, ot an- American-bred one to plae*
at. the Kead of .ills stud farm is ded^d
couipUmwrt to thiB country.
T6 A' Karttwortang h6we/' repa» Is
«lmhst fta mucli as good foadf but tired
though lie tuaybe, he is oftetfvery shy to'
lie 'down* even whfen acMan1 hei ha*
boenprovided for him." Unless*
liesv.down regularly, hU real is
9ompleteV and Ms joints and
atii&niaBa srtiilett istnj* tlmt
hordes th^sbeep InastaadtaigpoeiUon
continue td-work for maay years, it ts
«quidtf triuj tiiat they would wear mudi
longer, ahd ^er^jrtu their work much
letter, if they rested ojitgfK$ Voting
ttei%oue faprse^nei.^nifre^Wtl retos*'
&)U«C dowh wlM first nuid« to ooce»y
^D,'c«^d,'#hen iiitfoOaeeit ioui a tewri
Aable, thehehifffliy toot^eeonflnapd,
unless inducements an offend to ewer* .^5.
come the disindinatiMi.-^B^wUv4tf
Draught ItotMK .'-K:'
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