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.fine. Dig' ont» hol« »hole A pretty, wc -^'-Ttriwr I |-'*^*"* *THTr (rTT -yr" ■ '■*"'ft*. ~?WlrfÉ L JW* ■tmroix««*» wstor prop the erlj *3 the .NÄ , JUÎ iSDAY UÖL. BILLINGS NO de«p to hold the roots any ohngTg earth from With one hand bold the In the hole, while with the to All tho hole. If wiUjpi « 1; I found Jaek 1 , 1882 . 111 Md to n m » widow: to • ton, «ad « gioandlMB nod in iM^lndto oatoute, imp* sp«ftk for himMlf. To« hare edged tool*, sis; may you be « wftning to you in the future; that to the pore all (hinge are cease to earil at your fate beoanee d counts » Beat eft ! In the ufito aloore made aacred to rjoat bxk of the oroaoeo iT—Lew THE BILLINGS HERALD. BILLING» 1 , MONTANA, Jl'NB *> 1 ^ 82 ; Entered atCsalMiiPMt (Mice m Second CtnsSHatter PUBLISHED r.VKRV JHUH'AY BY BROMLEY ft PBVIWE SUBSCRIPTION Tnro*' Months................................. hi* Months.......................-............ • Mas Year............ .... —' fPWB|4>n " c ü )■ 84 £ WZHTTSING BATES. ,.#i.yt 3 : One Inch, l insertion...................................* J'JJ! •• l month........................................ 2*00 " 3 months....................................... ' „ «Æô il notices act in Minion ty|*o, 15 cents a line mertion. Jal Rates (riven on Ions time and large advertisements. _ T. A. DAVIE. M. D., 'hysician and Surgeon, IIVXJWOTA AVEKt E OlTOSITi: 1 IEADQCARTEB 8 . MflHn g« . . Montana. DR. H. C. STICKXKY. Physician and surgeon, Offioe at the Model Drug Store, ILLINGS, MONTANA. WHEELER <fc DUNN, ^Livery, Sale and Feed Stable. DAY AND SIGHT HERD. Lmvi Orders at Billing* City Corral. Burns Smith, FINE IMPORTED Wines, Liquors -AND— CIGARS. fax Supplied with as fine Liquors as are in the West. illiard Hall IN CONNECTION. - O Corner Main and McCormick Aves. Junction City, M. T. STAGE LINE. Sorthem Pacific Mail and Express. - 0 - • Dally Service Between Billings » End of Track IL IR. C. YOUNC, - the proprietor of the Northern Pacific tiHttcimioii Mail an<l Express Line, is nmwintr ^Ktagt- Line lictween this town ami tlie Kn<l«f the Traek. He is prepared to vnrry lV'^fcnevrs, I'a nr Is, Packages ami y-teii.'ii these point*, at very rca.OK.tble 1 aft**. Gtai v l niece Safe Delivery, Moc|el Drug Store HV TJ' G-S ! iemicals, I '»tent Medicines, Ws, Vamishi Window .... WaU Paper,, *n« )RS AND tTIGARS. Ijf Druggist*' Sun L pilled Day and ITi. ^t. . Brag Store. Xt ■ i, a»I,'i '"'iO'y It Patent Medic •Miibl SNA Wc have formerly in * If the hovest In this yieinltr lurpiaed iu the Wert for 05 dt HULL ., » Montants. rw. # Toilet A EY, I Builder. y furnished nt short one. Orders in irrit |y attended to. OtircMubli and our He variety aatl Coulsoi j. Contra plana and natfee. Job W lagMit thU Barter, 'Shingles. a «tad Mouldings * 1USE rietort. hours. Goo«l Illings, M- T dally Located. Steeping. VanCleve £ *&rrf *=-*<■'« 1 82 ; ,.#i.yt i -.a * i;; BILLINGS, Montana. In Billings. AND IN cADOW ADDITION. IL W. ROWLEY. J. O. WORLEY. Rowley & Worley, REALESTÛt SURVEYMB, AND INSURANCE, gQQ JjQTS F ° r m '^^ erHOn s Addition. Only desirable Business Lots to be had at Original Priées. Also 200 Other business and residence Lots For Sale in Billings. Land and I/its bought and sold on Commission I.and and Lots Surveyed, and Settlers located. Minnesota Ave., opposite Engineers' Headquarters Billings, Monte r MILES & CAT r -DEALERSIN Shelf 1 Heav » < V Stoves at Barbed Wire, Doors, Wind: ,»;r* r r,( . «y Çi ' -\ 1 -Wholesale and ret.' r - - Paints, Oils and G tana Ave. and 27th St. BILl j Ui. vl ison Bros. & Go., (ALK AND DETAIL DEALERS IS LUMBER. Coal and Wood Sash, Boors, > > Mouldings, Nails, Paper, . Paint. MOj ihsad, d. t. 'J Whit! Bn.. GENERAL LUMBER Merchants. -r. i Agents for P. Tard and Mills : Cor. 9th St. and N.P. Ave, Fargo, Dakota. & CO., N. f )n, Minn. TED PAGE, CITY REAL ESTATE. SURVEYORS. Reference : M. M. L. I. CO. Billings, Montana. Shaw & Duffield, Contractors • AND * Mrs. M. L. Rooney, Millinery i Dress Making Fancy Coods, Hair Coods, Etc. I Imve recelveil n jxirtion of niy New Spx'k and dauv expect the rcinniinU-r 1 st Ave N. and 31 st St. Billings, Montana. STEBBINS, POST & MUND, Builders. BAN KERS,: Billings, - Montana. Job Work Neatly Done. ! Do a General Banking Boats Built on Short Notice. ! Collections promptly made and ri^nitted for. Kxi'lnmgc »«old on ull parts of l he I'nited States HILLINGS, - MONTANA. 1 1 Interest Paid on Time Deposits. Billings Real Estate -BOIOIIT AND SOLD BY BENTON, WELLS & CO. joir Of choicest business and t ss'.c; ;, + . lots for Sale. N. 'TON, WELLS & CO. . L. vJL^ »• -x. VL,.n igfr. # D' l/W 1 -; •* Ci Montana. •»a tv- artd i.'f»sli St. l 3 t? M t.: ; • I "T*r <* é , f «1. -'it tJbt* s* eilitioo ,.r J I o \ii- a:,)': 1 • • » . . N" - : 1 .. ' i. « .* • 11 . •• i '.aras ion l»v ■. T-i-.vu . .*and Bail* ; , I < lived «irais oil file • ->.'i > . ection. t ., 4 • jontracts and all ; [r • .1: promptly prepared. i. all Courts in ^Tontana v 1 in the United States nit Agricultural Lands a Specialty. °'t J. W. Murphy & Co.'s Sample Room. 1872 HAYN0R WHISKEY. 1872 And other Liquors of Flue Quality at M holesale and Retail. IEW1 Messrs. Po I Would respectfully announce to le public that they have opened, .'<he budding formerly known as hn A "Ttfu.v. /, M v 1 A If ..11 tl _a n__ 1 ..... *** »'«»»'Aiiip iV/iJUCUY JVliWYlIL MC the " Diamond A Hall," at Coulson,. A First-Class Dining Hall, ' Where IU will he Borve.1 expe-l' ditiously, neatly, and according to j the tiLsti* of f.nosn wli n natroiiize I J. Blatz's Expo By the Case, llottlc or Glass. D. W. Murphy & Co., 0pp. Post Office, Ocaisc-, Montana., the taste of those who patronize them. Charges moderate. Potter & Aldrich, COULSON, - MONTANA. [< JAS. MUL 00 WNEY. t- • f> t »•* . y - f :® ; y j| É < : ? : 0 JU J iNG EAST OF CLARK 5 STORE, MONTANA AVE. Imported WINES, LIQUORS -AND CIGARS A SPECIALTY. Most Popular Brands Of isstic Goods! Always in Stock. A very fine stock of # Printing and Office Stationery Paper, Envelopes, Illnnk nooks rocket Books, MemornmlnmHooks, lens ^ ' j } Fancy Gooiis, etc., etc. I jjelOZIER MOXLEY A CO. - I'' PIKE CICAR8. .Vs flue a lino ns van be found wst of St. Paul. [< Billings Hoald Building, ; 1 ADJACENT MINES. The Most Feasible Boated Thereto —The Eichnea of the Argentiferous f \ X Deposits. V I — labißttes of Probàbifities of their Early Development and Successful Working—Miners Montana's Resources. Maidenville, the licadquartcrH of the Mapinnis niinin«' district, is nitunted about miles, a littl(i west, of north, from Hilling, M. T., at tlie hcaiUof Warm Springs creek, in the Judith mouutaiiiH, and i« about III miles liv trail from Fort Maginnis or, if you wish to travel by wagon, you mast go about 45 lniUis#, Tim iiuitp from Bllllugt 5 is a yen' direct one and quite pruetiuablc for wagons and miglit easily lie improved by a little work in brillgjfö a few streams P< »levs. Tlijpre are a few bills with v heavy grade, but not worse tlian Our vint to the mining district wu* it almost impossible to travel We nj.nle a visit to the (.'hollar owned by several |«irties, We found that tliev bad feet from which a number of assays have been made, wbieli we were told, ran from $l<i0 in silver per ton, upwards into the thousands, besides carrying a small quantity of gold. There is quite a large araouut'of roek lying on the dump, which we would be very glad to accept of as a Christmas present—some pieces we saw were a very bright ruby color, indicating roek of great value. Besides this mine the same parties have several claims which we were unable to visit, hut which they consider quite as good prospects as the Chollar, hut none are yet opened far enough to thoroughly test them as has been done with it. We also visited the Montana mine which was bought a short time ago by some parties in Helena, M. T., for $15, (XX). This mine is gold bearing and we were told that the assays from a 10 foot vein average $100, and that there is now lying on the dump rock worth more than twice the amount paid for the mine. The superintendent, Mr. Easier, ,v:is so that, wo- wore -imaLL?..*" examine it as thoroughly as we would have wished, hut from wliat wc saw we were satisfied that they have a good tiling. There are some four to six hundred people at Maidenville, many of them busily at work improving the town and buildings were going up on every hand. Lumber is plenty' and sold at £10 per thousand at the mill aboutmiles below the town. Provisions seemed to he plentiful and were sold at reasonable priées. Beef at 12 cts per 11». and other tilings in proportion. A great many miners were already there waiting for the snow to nick so that they could begin prospecting, and on our way back we met a great many more every day on there way there, and alloue saw seemed to he very confident that there would he a great rush to the mines as soon as the weather would admit and everyone was hopeful in regard to the future and those the most so who seemed to bo the best posted. There are also some placer diggings, but they have not been worked very much yet, for want of water. About 8 miles distant from the Judith mountains are the Moccasin mountains, in which is situated the Barber district, said to con tain some very good mines, but which we did not visit. Besides fliese districts already known, it is proposed to explore the adjacent ranges, the Snow mountains, the r.elt range and the Unisys, all of which give promise of plenty of mineral, in fact it is claimed that good float mineral has been picked up in the foot-hills of the Snowvs, already, and it would not he at all surprising if very extensive mining regions were opened this summer in all these ranges. If this should he the ease it would bring them po much nearer to Billings, as the Snow mountains are iibout 85 miles distant. The greatest need at Maidenville just now' seems to be capital to develop the mines already found. There arc plenty of good mines and gi>od prospects, hut no one seemed able to go on and put up the mills necessary to re duce the ore. With capital invested in that direction, and with a little labor and money invested in improving the road from tliis point to the mines, there is no reason in the world kv prevent our re ceiving a very' substantial benefit from all that region, and it should be done immediately, as it will not do to imagine that our natural advantages in the way of location, and accessibility to tho mines will he sufficient unless we im prove these opportunities. The route wo traveled and tho one acknowledged to be the best, is the one leaving the valley by way of Alkali creek, running nearly directly to Olden's ranch, on the Musselshell, 55 miles, from there ttireetly towards the an a few a n Snowvs, until within a few miles of the mountains, when we bear westerly around the foot-hills to the Judith pass, soon lifter crossing which we enter the Martins»lain and Magginnis road near Gregory's, on Buffalo creek. Tliis roud we follow to Deep creek, where wc leave the stage road and*go to the west of the Judith mountains to Warm Spring creek which we then follow to its source at Maidenville near the divide of the mountains. There iH no reason why a railroad could not be built over nearly - the same direction, if deemed necessary, which it soon must be, and if it is not •The contract for constructing tho dl.ci i rond ver this JUmlio.. has boon liuulo and tho Kamo ill be pushed forward to au early completlou. a taken hr^^fL a short branch will jÿ' ^ne/j-ecr The Judith liasin i.$«tc.f'iu<\ine of the finest regions iu Montana nml is being rapidly settled. It is filled with small streams of pare living water affording excellent opportunities for irrigation and the uplands are among the best for graz ing. Mountain trout aliound in these streams and if any one wished to enjoy n few weeks' of pleasure duringthesum mej let him try a tri|Ktlirough this val ley and amongst the mountains sur rounding it.' * The claim has liecn made that the best point for reaching Maidenville from the X. P. R. It. will be at Glcndive or Miles City. By looking at the map one can see that either plate is nearly twice the distance from Maidenville that we are at (Billings. Maidenville is not far from A? miles further west tlian this place, so that points 180 miles or more east of tis will' find it difficult to reach there on i\ shorter route tlian ours, be sides which the country» east of the Snowvs is well known to be badly broken hv the Bad Lands, and in fact some parties from these eastern points have made the trip this spring and have returned by way of Billings preferring tJiat uj* the heat route, even cefore the railway lias reached here which will demonstrate how very mach superior the route will be after the advent of tlie railway. BILLnfGS. So much lias appeared, recently, in the press throughout the United States, respecting the town of Billings that further discussion of *tlic place would seem superfluous. It appears, however, only fitting that the initial issue of a newspaper published in the town should devote a portion of its space to a brief description of the enterprise which the Billi.vos Hekald is hereafter to repre sent liefere the public. The sudden trun*$|rmatioii of an open prairie into a city is a phenomenon but seldom wit nessed, even in this age and country of rapid progress. The transition from bar barism to civilization is usually of slow ac complishment. In the present instance, however, the change has been instan taneous. Only a few weeks ago the spot on which tliis paper is printed was a barren plain, dotted at long intervals with the humble ranches of venturesome frontiersmen, and from time imme morial the home of the buffalo, and the Indian. To-day houses «ttfc. erected on twenty different streets, and new ones are going up on every side, wagon trains laclen with merchandise are arriving daily, and the thoroughfare's of Billings present a scene of business activity such as is not witnessed in any other town of Montana. The change seems almost as wonderful as some of those related in the old time tales of Eastern magic. Xo such supernatural influence,however,has been required in this instance. The only magic brought into play was tliat of ■'**' -lArit of cited into activity by the fast approach ing track of the Northern Pacific rail road. Several months ago Mr. lleman Clark, the leading contractor of the X. P. It R., foreseeing the advantages of the location, purcliased from the company all the lands contained in its grant fil the tract known as Clarke's Fork bottom. This extensive purchase embraced up wards of (50,(XX) acres of the most fictile soil in the Yellowstone valley begin ning at the point where the railroad, making its first crossing of the river, emerges from the jCrow Indian Reservation. The roquireiients of the railroad made it evident that a town was to be built somcwherjjMjGhat locality, as a division terminus wjÇ.ÙrJC needed immediately after lea'ing tlie region sacred to the Crows. Awownsite company was organized, wiyMr. Clark as the president, and the pgsent loca tion was decided upon, nut early in April last the plat was pla<ed before the public for the side of lots!^ The unprece dented rapidity with v&ieli tho latter have been disposed ol shows conclu sively the popular confidence in tho In trinsic merit of the scheme. Inside of four weeks nearly 6,000 Jots were of and in every instance thè*^rder foiyfc land has been followed by to^jquired cash payment. The only <li cu ity has been to satisfy the eager lias< 0 f appli cants. The location of the town . peculiarly attractive. As far as the eye&.nt readies the grassy plain to the vL^ gfopes gently and evenly from a pciLndicular ridge of soft sandstone, which* One ellowsfirtie"^; separate it Reserve. - northern boundary, to the whose swift flowing w on the south from tin Oil the opposite banks o: a series of picturesque castellated above whose heights appear the snowy tops of the Big Horn and the Prior ranges. About 90 miles to the west the Rocky mountains rear their snow capped summits to the clouds, and appear in the dear pure atmophere not over 15 or 20 miles distant. Surrounded on every side by lofty eminences, the town lies on a beautiful prairie whose soil, wherever essayed by the agricul turist responds with luxuriant crops. The town company owns ône-ludf the land for a distance of thirty-two miles west from Billings, and applications are daily received for the purchase of farms. Within the next twelve months an agri cultural community will have growu up on the company's property in tlif valley which by itselfiwill insure the enduring prosperity of a town of lO^XX). inhabi tants. Excepting at Pease's bottom and a short stretch on the Crow Reserve, tliero is no such fertile soil in tliç Yel lowstone valley east of Clarke's Fork Imttom. For the cultivation of wheat and oats its capacity has already been tested. Artificial irrigation does not appear to bo generally necessary, but in order to insure successful crops, and to render the farmers independent of con tingencies of raiP'fidl» the eompuny in topd to construct a ditch akmg the foot of tho bluffs through tho entire Btretcli of its domain. This great canal, which will enter tho Bottom at Wensleys, about 32 miles west of Billinpfis to bc|j)0 feet wide and 2.j feet in £pth. It is calcu lated by this means \o irrigate, if re quired, every acre of j bottom. Wmfkhna » on this prise by jm on the V, tag»» VT Besides the benefit upon the agricultural common ity, the ditch will afibrcl excellent water power facilities for mannfecttiring pur poses in town. The internal resources of Billings are tolly in keeping with its extensive oat- . side advantages. As the end of g divis ion a large force of employes wffl be l^nnanently engaged in eprt&eg the round houses and the machine, repair, and general shops. A tonet railway company has been organised and the «ara will lie traveling the principal arena«* \ before the locomotive whistle baa cotte within hearing distance. The Imwl^r business and brick mannfkctnre are wow engaging the attention of a numi*r of firms. Artificers and laboring every grade will find steady here for months to come. Hie cattle ranges of tho Musselshell valley, the Judith basin and the upper Yellow-» stone will send their products to* Bil lings for shipment. Two hundred ear loads are already engaged by a single cattle firm for transporting their atock east from this point in September. A boom is in process of eonstrirtffkmYnTII&f' river a short distance below here and the pines and firs Gf the upper valley and ot Clarke's Fork will be driven here On the coming "June rise". A party of engi* neera is now out surveying a rente from Billings to Fort Benton, which will' attract to this point the extensive upper Missouri traffic in furs, robes and «ores. A branch will undoubtedly be con st ructed to tho Fort Maginnia gold mines on Warm Springs creek, and the route for another will be explored this season to the Clarke's Fork mining region. Another railroad, which wifi* challenge the interposition of BUUngs capital, is projected from the town. :tç the Bull mountains, 40 miles ntofth where coal abounds of quality fkr riortothc brittle. lignite of the valley. Billings is furthermore to be the fitting ont place for route to the National Park. In ft it will speedily become the* focal of all the industrial enterprise# cm Montana. The social characteristics of the town likewise give promise of attaining à high standard. Airs. F. Billings, the Wifi} of the former president of the X. P. B. B. after whom the place is named« has made a generous endowment fofUL Con gregational church, which has been organized and whose edifice will be erected tliis autumn. The pastor ie already on the ground, and a church service held by him last Sunday was largely attended, a fair proportion those present being lidies. An fund has also been donated for t establishment of a non-sectarian scl The town company presents all the hind required for both religious and educa tional purposes. A publictibnury associ ation was formed last week which will build shortly on property adjacent to that owned by the Free Mi Spacious parks arc laid out on the anil tlie south sides of the wtiicri ftTfiriupiu.y ful cottages. For the rich and the the merchant and the laborer, mechanic and the seeker of pleasure the town of Billings ofieiu. tractions nowhere else attainable M latitude on the North American conti nent. A. »A. «tor FARMING IN THS YELLOW STONE VALLEY. sold]00 bushels. The following information wKhjfrcgard to a tract of 325 acres which has been under cultivation was obtained from p__ W. McAdow, Esq., a gentleman who has been for Borne years associated with this locality as a mercliant and business nfim and who has included in the ramifie#? tiens of a large business, tho operation of a farm on these 325 acres which are situated in the immediate vicinity of Billings. - Iu tlie season of 1881, 000 butoaeto of oats were sown on 300 acres, yield# *t the harvest 12,000 bushels. \ ^ One acre planted with 8 bushels .A potatoes yielded 250 bushels. One slid aanarteracres i busheDf wheat ig* The expense Of cultivating erty was as follows Labor..— ......... —■■■ One Threshing ....... One broadcast ............ Four sulky ..........'A ......... ......................... ... tto Total___ It will b«N above figures paid a profit ott the p labor and seed, but on thetota tures as well. This will the great possibilities of this immediate vicinity, irrigation ditch will he col 000 acres will be ready to turns without tho. lartfB given. [Written tor the Billings Herald.} AM ODE TO KLLnraal BYUCHABD OOKHWriJM. When Adam sn, on Eve's ocoonnt, From to And tried 74« 83 ) 100 aw 6 , 0 » '"■Y cr* iu Oh! had hé How He'd» A good rite i. A grand hotel In modsrni Will take yum hone* si And never mil to »pread at The name and fame of 1 m A banj And BWÄfeil of •«essr; Wltf^atotelomHs A little spardng.too Hut n«> untimely ktl Will ever bring Am Ouijgoodl)' town of [NorK.-The shove wises were the torst mit In type tor the Hiuuuk, They wére wrt zmstsfim well-known Xew-Y Ooerdeler,..... pen and o evening, at aaieat poem was prnduond. who wss .a "