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Hfîena, Montana, Thursday, June 6, 1872. No. 28 TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION TERMS FOR THE DAILY HERALD. Sbigle Copy................... $0.28 One Week........................................ 1.00 One Month.......................................3.60 Three Months....................................9.00 One Copy Six Months............................16.00 One Copy One Year..............................2T.00 TMRMS FOR THE WEEKLY HERALD. One Copy One Year................ $8.00 " " Six Months...................... 6.00 " " Three Months..........................3.00 THE WEEKLY HERALD. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING. Ê&ÏÏÈi FISK BEOS., Publishers ALMOST INCREDIBLE. When Jacob courted Mary Jane, A lass without a fault he thought her, And every evening, fair or rain, Attired in all his best lie sought her. She's honest, true, and kind, said lie, As she is pretty in her features; And if she'll only marry me, We'll be the happiest of creatures. llis parents, hearing how he felt, And noticing his eager flurry, Raid : "Son, be cautious. She won't melt. Don't be in such a precious hurry. Her family are not renowned For being quite as meek as Moses, And some who married in it found No end ot thorns among their roses." "I'll try lier temper," Jacob cried, " In all the ways by spite invited ; But e'er a dozen tricks he'd tried, His own good nature sore repented. The more he tease.., to make her mad. Instead of vixen spunk revealing, She only seemed as meekly sad As comes of wounded tender feeling. No longer seeing room to doubt That she was mild beyonu expression, Onr Jacob brought the question out, And she surrendered at discretion. In proper course the wedding came, With orange blooms and tears and laughter; A bridal tour to crown tire same. And pretty cottage home thereafter. But, all ! alas, for Jacob's peace ! Ere yet the honeymoon was over, His Mary's temper broke the lease He thought he had on life in clover. From being gentle as of old, And shedding tears when he'd oflend her, She turned into n perfect scold, As ugly as the Witch ot Eudor ! Astounded at the fearful change, And wond'ring how he had beon blinded, The hapless man could not arrange The question's answer as he minded ; Till, albt, father's house, one day, He put the query, quite emphatic ; " How did you take me in, that way ?" She said: " I'll show you, in the attic." And then they climbed the garret stairs, Till, standing under beams unnumbered. The lady showed, with mocking air, A central post, with braces cumbered; "You see it's nearly worn in twain, Or seems to be, with weight it's carried ; But mill ni y teeth I gnawed the grain, A fornight, just, before we married ! *• Whenever yon would tease me most, And then had gone, and left me beaming, I used to come and gnaw that post, To keep yourself from raging screaming ! I knew you'd never know yonr mind If temper I should show forbade you." Said Jacob : " That, my dear, was kind ; But don't I wish some other had you Insanity und Tobacco. According to the statements of Dr. Rubio, the number of lunatics is much greater in the northern countries, where Ute consumption of spirituous liquors and the use of tobacco arc much greater titan in southern countries, where the people are very sober and small smokers. According to Moreau, not a single case of general paralysis is seen in Asia Minor where there is no abuse of ulcoholie liquor, and where they smoke a kind of tobacco which is almost free from nicotine or the pecular poison in tobacco. On the other hand, insanity is frightfully increasing in Europe, just in proportion to the increase in the use of tobacco. It is, however, to the young that the evil of smoking is likely to be the most disastrous. Whatever benefit may be derived from smoking in maturity and old age, it is obvious that the young cannot need the fictitious aid of a narcotic. Parents should look to this,- and prevent the most deplorable physical or moral consequence of tliis habit to their children. Many a young man dates the ruin of his health back to the fij'st whiff of tobacco, which, liy dint of a nauseating practice, he was at length able to smoke, in the foolish imitation of manhood. That smoking must injure the digestion and impair the nervous system of the young, seems cer tain, and that it may lead to drunkenness or excess in drink is more than probable, from tlie thirst it necessarily occasions. Democratic Straws, The Baltimore Gazette savs Mr. Greeley "can never receive the support of the Demo cratic party, or any respectable number of its members.' The Philadelphia Age declares "that it is a slander on the Democratic party," to suppose that it will support Greeley. The Louisville Ledger thinks "there is no course left but to put up a regular Democratic ticket." The Pittsburg Poet "risks nothing in say ing that Mr. Greeley will not receive any Democratic support." The New York World says "if, as seems likely, tiie Democracy ignores the Cincinnati Convention, and nominates a ticket of its own, wo shall give that, new ticket our sup port," and hopes "Mr. Greeley will stand by his guns, and not retire from the canvass." Tne Lancaster (Pa.) Intelligencer, Hart ford Time*, Cleveland Plaindealer, Washing ton Patriot, Boston Poet, Albany-4 ?•#?«, Ro chester Union, and Detroit Free Pres* all I favor a regular Democratic nomination. I FOUR ACES THAT DIDN'T WIN, A Walla Walla flame of Draw Poker From the San Francisco Chronicle. Two young and enterprising Portlanders recently visited Walla Wall, and—didn't make a cent. They had been taking lessons in that game which Ah Sin didn't understand, and concluded they knew how it was themselves, and made a trip up the river for the purpose of raking in a few dollars. Now these young gentlemen were not gamblers, nud although they proposed to play the game to win, would have felt highly insulted if any one would have charged them with a desire to play un fair or cheat in the least degree. For several days after their arrival in Walla Walla they loitered around the hotel, played "freeze out" and "sich" for something to drink, and even went so far as to play a little "bean poker." They were biding their time, and waited for an opportunity, aud it finally came. One evening last week a party of gentle men who never play for great stakes, but who sometimes indulge in poker for pastime, as sembled in one of the hotels aud began play ing. Onr youthful Portland friends heard of the game and took measures to secure a band. They were soon gratified beyond measure bv being invitod to join in the play, and took seats at the table and commenced chipping in quite lively. The game proceeded, and luck seemed to favor the young strangers, who were joyous over the fact that they were already some $200 ahead of the game. One of the players was Judge Blanck, a man who dearly loves a game of "draw," sind who knows about as many points in the game as "any other man," be he a professional or common player. The Judge soon detected the young men from the '"Big Willaiiiet" playing roots," and took means to head them off,' but how he did it we don't know. He called for a new deck of cards, and after a while was made happy by having three kings and a pair of duces dealt to him. Of course he "chipped" in. One of the Portlanders- the one who had dealt the cards—raised him, and betting beejpae lively until some $1,000 were on the table, when a "call" was made. The Judge displayed his full hand and rcachcl for the money. . "Hold on, cried the Portland youth, "I've got four aces and a king," aud ho went for the coin. "Don't be too fast," responded the judge, "I guess I'll take the money, for we don't let a man play six cards up here," and he shoved his finger upon an ace, and lo and behold! it separated from a ten-spot with a snap as if it had been held by a bit of wax. The Judge raked in the money, and the young man from Portland quit playing, say ing as he did so. "There's cheating going on around the table." The young men are puzzled to know how the Judgc-did it. -- « di ►» m - Dloran'« Pnintinjr of the Yello wstone Uanyon j^,Tho New York Post has the following notice of Thomas Moran's painting of "The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone," now on exhibit ion in that city : This picture is a literal transcript from na ture, the artist having given in detail the strongly marked and stupendous features of the canyon, its rocky formation and local color. In perfecting his studies for this work, which is of grand size, Mr. Moran spent the greater part of the last season, and during the winter has worked his sketches into the imposing form now presented to the public. The view as given is taken from a high point about two miles below the great falls of the Yellowstone river. These fails are upwards of 450 feet in height, and on either hand are walls of rock rising 1,000 feet above the water. Along these walls of rock which encompass the river, ris'rtig jets of vapor indicate the presence of the Gey sers, and, again in the distance, upon the plateau which bounds the river, the "Great Geysers" give a more emphatic suggestion of their power. Forests of pine fringe the banks of the river and plateau, and in the fore ground the sage-brush forms the only vegeta tion. This canyon of the Yellowstone is about thirty miles in length, aud while in this view the artist gives only it section of two miles, he has yet selected its grandest point of sight. The formation of the cliffs, being of a species of limestone decomposing under the influence of thu atmosphere, presents a very singular appearance. On the right the cliffs, rising in the form of ruined domes and spires, have assumed a deep golden color, and the decomposing rock, in the form of calcareous sand, appears like a cataract of mtfiten gold running down the fhoimtain side. Onxhe left the rocks appear of a different formation, and have assumed the color of the sage-brush, under the effect of reflected light I which grows in their crevices. Huge pines rising here show the nature of tiie timber. The first view of the picture causes a feeling of disappointment, owing to ils extreme bril liancy of color, but after a few moments of study tiie composition is felt to lie in liarmony throughout; the gorgeous tones of the fore ground blend in subtle gradations with the receding colors, which leud off into the per spective, and are in effect refined and beauti ful. The picture is carefully painted, and, what is remarkable in so large a work, it will bear a close examination. The structure, texture and character of the rocky format ion of these remarkable cliffs are most vividly rendered, aud the artist is to be congratulated on the success of his work. Hbrkixo and shad are so plentiful in the rivers in North Carolina that the former are selling for $1 50 per 1,000 and the finest shad at 10 to 15 cents each. In a seine at the mouth of the Chowan 300.000 herrings were caught recently at a single sweep. Eveifneni Destroyed—East winter's Work—A wide-spread Disaster—mil lions of DollarsTiost. [From the New York Joarnal of Commerce, Mar 2d.] From Virginia to the Canadian shores, and from the eastern slope of the Rocky Moun tains to the Atlantic, the evergreens are dead or dying. Millions of dollars worth of liardy plants, that have for years withstood our northern winters, now show the ravages of the zero weather of the last season. Norway spruce, pines, arbor vit», junipers, rododen drons, dwarf and standard roses in public parks and private gardens have "put on the sere and yellow leaf," their symbols of decay. Long Island has suffered severely. In the gardens at Astoria, where immense numbers of evergreens were growing for 6ale, the loss is estimated at hundreds of thousands of dol lars. Rows of arbor vitae, containing thou sands of plants, are actually valueless. Pros pect Park and the private gardens in Brook lyn have not been spaired in tiie general dis aster, and the gardeners at the Central Park, New York, pronounce the loss in those grounds almost irreparable. -At Flat Bush, Long Island, and in Westchester county the loss has been great. Some of the nurserymen have lost their entire stock. In other places the effect has been pecnliar. Plants of the same age and apparent health, growing in long rows, have been touched at intervals of a few feet. The first dozen in the row are dead, and tiie next half dozen are well and thrifty. In Brooklyn the plants on the north and east side of the houses have suffered most. In New Jersey tiie horticulturists have no ticed that plants which were shaded from the winter sun have escaped the worst effects of the season, and may be saved with much trouble and time. The reports from the vicinity of Boston and further east confirm the sad tidings of wliat was only rumor a few weeks ago, and from the great nurseries at Rochester, the Ohio valley, and even further west, the words come to us, "our evergreens are dead." The causes assigned for tlus unexpected loss are various, but from among them the following may be taken as having in them the most of probability : It is said that the wann days of Februaty gave the plants an early start as if the spring had really opened, and then, when all were swelling with the new life, the weather changed again to hard winter, freezing with the cold March winds. Another view is that the plants were killed very early in the winter. There was not a gradual diminution of the temperature as in former years, but the season came suddenly upon the plants before they were properly shielded or prepared for it. Their color changed, but not enough to cause alarm, and although the plants remained green they were dead. Only when tne warm weather of the last few weeks started the other plants into general activity was the damage to the ever greens visible. In support of tiie first theory it is observed that in one place on the Hudson, « private garden, there were several tine specimens of the golden-bark arbor vitae. They had been covered nearly all of the winter. During the warm days of February they were exposed, and seemed remarkably vigorous. They have not been covered since and arc now dead. Where the new supply will come from is as yet a matter of conjecture. Nurserymen are afraid to purchase the few plants offered for sale until the season is more advanced. Many think they could save some of their stock by carefully nursing it for two or three years; but the ground is too valuable to be used for that purpose, and the evergreens will be cut down and cast away. There are many sorrowful faces among the nurserymen, and some of them will be sorely tried in the effort to recover front the losses inflicted by the death of the evergreens. Nellie Kraut. Although the cable keeps everybody well informell as to the moyements while abroad of Miss Nellie Grant, still inquiries are con stantly made about her own account of her self written to her parents. They are in re ceipt of several letters from her telling of the very great enjoyment she is experiencing. Fortunately, although so young (she will be seventeen the 4th of JulyX Miss Grant is not one of the girls who is likely to have her head turned by the attention she is receiving in Europe. ' Although she has been constantly with her parents ever since her father entered upon public life :uid has, as a matter of course, received much attention and no little flattery, she ie thoroughly unspoiled—is, in fact, one of tiie most modest, unassuming girls I have ever seen. She is a young lady who will do credit to American young-lady dom abroad. Without being a beauty, she is very pretty, having about her Hint peculiar grace of youth aud innocence which is as rare now-a-days as it is charming always. She is about medium height, a little taller, I think than her mother, lias light brown hair, large gray eyes, and a fair complexion, with a del icate iiloom in her checks. She is graceful and quiet in her movements, and easy and natural in lier conversation.— 1K««A. Cor. N. Y. World. The New York •its: ne'e present stock holders—that is, dating January 1, 1872—arc Horace Greeley. Mrs. Greeley, Bayard Tay lor, Thomas N. Booker, Solon Robinson, Samuel Sinclair, George lliplcy, Theodore Tilton. Oliver Johnson, Charles E. Wilbour, C. A. K.inkle, John Hooper, Ellis, L. Price, Silas E. Cheney, John F, Cleveland, Patrick O'Rourke, Phillip A. Fitzpatrick, Wbitelaw Reid, Parsons Famham, E. H. Jenny, J. C. Ayres, and the estates of A. D. Richardson and S. T. Clarke—twenty-two owners and 100 shares. Any owner who wishes to sell a share can readily get $10,000 for it, and some thing over. But even at that high price the Tribune stock is a better thing to hold than to sell. A year hence the Tribune will "pull down its bam and build greater." The pre sent structure will give place to one worthy of so great a journal. Its erection will be carefully superintended by Mr. Sinclair. Nloaby and tike President. A Washington correspondent of the New York Time* gives the following account of an interview with Colonel Mosby, the ex rebel guerilla, after his late meeting with President grant. A friend called upon tiie Colonel, when the following conversation ensued : Friend.—Well, how do you like President Grant? Mosby.—Oil, he is very plain. One don't feel small in his presence; yfiu don't feel that awe or reverence one has when ushered into the presence of General Lee. I was very much pleased with Grant and my reception. Friend.*—How is the issue down your way? Mosby.—Well, I think it best to go for Grant. James Barbour is for him ; General Paine and one or two other ex-Confederatc Generals are for him. Friend.—How is it with your friend Gov ernor Smith—"Exlra Billy ?" Mosby.—Oil, he is for Horace. Friend.—Well, what is your opinion of the political situation? Mosliy.—I think it would be to the interest of the Southern people to go for Grant than a dried up vegetable like Uncle Horace. He is a free loveist, an agrarian, a Fonricrite, and if elect «1 might have Susan Anthony or Lucy Stone in his Cabinet. Grant could benefit the South more than Greeley, because he would have the power in and out of Congress to do positive acts of friendship for them, whereas Greeley could not. reeley Mosby was of the opinion that Grant may cure the votes of the Southern people if they are convinced that they are no longer to be subjected to persecution, but shall have an equal voice in the Government, and that the policy of his administration will be to restore kindly relations between the sections. He says : "I think the election will give General Grant an opportunity of making friends with the Southern people, and the Southern people an opportunity of making a friend of Grant —in other words, if he is for amnesty to us we will grant it to him." All the issues be- tween tiie North and South had been settled by the constitutional amendments, and ho (Mosby) would not be the one to roll away the stone from the sepulchre where they bad been buried. - m * i^ > » — - Ken. Hawley Clearly Define« hi» Po sition. From the Hartford Courant, May 16. The New York Tribune inflicts upon Gen. Hawley an offensive eulogy, which credits him with honor and conscience, but impertinently nssumes to pass judgment upon his most se cret heart, and charges him with violating his own sense of duty by staying away from Cincinnati. The Courant ' * comments upon the Cincinnati Convention cannot have left any daily reader in doubt. But that the Tri bune may not misapprehend us the Courant says that it never had any sympathy with the Cincinnati movement, believing the whole theory wrong. It honors many of the men there. knowing them to be high-minded, pat riotic men in search of the public good. It believes that all such came grievously away disappointed. It considers that body the most corrupt National Convention that ever assembled in this country, and upon the evi dence of the best men in the Convention ; believes the nomination of Greeley and Brown to have been the result of the most shameless political bargain made in many a year, unless the Ferry coalition can compete with it. Further and finally, it believes that Horace Greeley is the only man of great abil ities and national reputation who is totally unfit for tiie Presidency, llis election would be a great calamity, and were there danger of it, three-fourths of the country would ri irrespective of party, to avoid so vast a mi fortune. In all this General Hawley agrees •with the Courant. Does the Tribune under stand that ? Thought» on Journalism. [From the Nation] Nobody will assert that a newspaper should never assail a man's character. To lay down any such rule would be to deprive the press of three-fourths of its usefulness, and give a huge body of knaves all but complete Impu nity. Nor should an editor be required to know personally the facts of every charge he makes. If every editor had to satisfy himself of the truth of everything he published, newspapers would cease to appear. Nor is he bound to give the name of every man who criticises the opinion or public career of public men. It makes no difference to anybody who writes the comments which appear in a news paper on facts of general notoriety. The question in this case is not from whom do these comments come, but, are they sound ? But when an editor determines, for reasons of public policy, to denounce any man as a thief, or embezzler, or forger, or peculator, we believe the generally accepted and sound rule is that he should be ready to produce evi dence of the truth of what he says, whenever called on by the accused person, before any tribunal whatever, libel suit or no libel suit, lie is bound to show the documents on which he based his assertions, or produce the jierson whose word he trusted when lie made them. Anybody who asks an editor to allow him to make charges of tills kind in his paper, but refuses to come forward in support of them, it called upon, is unworthy of belief, and de serves no more pity, shelter, or connivance than any lurking assassin or sneak thief. Sftulking patriots, who are anxious to maKe "exposures" of private character, but unwil ling to shoulder tiie responsibility of them, are a very large class. Every editor is famil iar with them, but we believe it is the general practic e of edito rs t o refuse them a hearing. Tiie entire alphabet is found in these four lines: Uod givq* the _ grazing ________ He quickly hear» the sheep'« low cry ; But man, who tastes Ills flnest wheat, Should joy to lift His praises high. The estimated value of the nroporty of the established church in England is more than $820,000,000. ox his meat, A Colorado Character. Jim 'Whitlatcit'sJ luck—The Good and Had of it. The Denver Newt, of a recent date, has the following in reference to our former towns man, James W. Whitlatch: "Here is the case of Jim Whitlatch, who used to lie called tiie 'Quartz King' of Mon tana. Jim was among the nfty-niners who halted by the holy waters of Cherry creek. He was then not out of his teens. Like many others, who had the advantage of being older and stronger, he had traveled a hard road from the Missouri hither, though he fought the privations manfully. Other men prospered, and scores got riches, but Jim plodded on in poverty. He seemed to take naturally to a vissitudhious kind of life. Finally, his star of luck got into the oscend bark ran on the high tide of luck over there. He prospected and mined, and, like old king Midas, or Midas of old, everything he hand- led turned to gold. It was lie who discovered the 'Yankee Blade,' the «'Whitlatch Union,' and half a dozen other equally celebrated mines. Somehow or other, though honor- ably, he amassed a fortune of $00,000. But, alas ! it takes a strong man to hold a small fortune, and Jim's grip wasn't equal to the emergency. At any rate, he saw bis last dol- lar—never so highly prized as the first one— vanish from his clutch. -"Then Jim betook himself, by bull-team express, to Montant^ and gradually gravitated to Helena, whence he started on a prospecting tour. Luck was with him again. He dis covered and christened the Whitlatch lode-^ by all odds the richest gold lead in the Terri ll» He visited New York,'ban aniz tory. Thence forward he traveled on up hill trail to fortune. He visited New York, ban queted the Wall street capitalists, organized a company, with a million or two of funds, and returned home, a wiser and happier, as well as a wealthier man. Jim was substan tially, not superficially successful, and be was commonly regarded as a millionaire. But a year or two ago Ills fortune began to go to pieces. The rest is easily told. Perhaps, it was with him as Josh Billings thinks it al ways is with men on the downward road. Perhaps, every one gave him a kick. "Last week, it may have been the week before, Jim plodded out of Salt Lake, in a southward direction, on a prospecting march. He is poorer, if anything, now, than the poorest of us. Jim is an estimable, amiable, and faithful man. Modest and retiring in hiB habits, warm and affectionate in his feelings, just and honorable in all his relations, he has managed, in most localities where he resided, to - 'bind to nim with hooks of steel' all who knew him." Advantage« of Drunkenness. If you wish to be always thirsty, be a drunkard ; for the oftener and the more you drink, the oftener and more thirsty you will be. If you wish to prevent your friends from tard; ui ractjro own attempts to do well, be a drunkard» and it your raising you in the' world, be a drunkard ; und that will defeat all their efforts. If you would effectually counteract your you will not be disappointed. If you are determined to be poor, be a, drunkard, and you win be ragged to your heart's content. If you wish to starve your family, be a drunkard, and then you will consume the means of their support. If you would be imposed upon, be a drunk ard, for that will make the task easy. If you would get rid of your money with out knowing bow, be a drunkard, and it will vanish insensibly. If you wish to expel comfort from your house, be a drunkard, and you will do ft ef fectually. If you would be hated by your family and friends, be a drunkard, and you will soon be more disagreeable. If you would be a pest to society, be a drunkard, and you will be avoided as an in fection. If you would smash windows, break the peace, get your bones broken, tumble under horses aud carts, lie a drunkard, and It will be 6trange if you do not succeed. If you wish all your prospects to be cloud ed, be a drunkard, and they will 60 on be dark enough, as drunkenness is the mother of disease. x iai I - A Sensible Young Lady. The life of Dr. Raffles of Liverpool has the following : A young lady, the daughter of the owner of the house, was utldressed by a man who, though agreeable to her, was disliked by her father. Of course he would not consent to their union, and she determined to elope. The night was fixed, the hour came, he placed the ladder to the window, and in a few mo ments she w as in his arms. They mounted a double horse, and were soon at some distance from the house After a while the lady broke silence by saying: "Well, you see wbat a proof I have given you of my affection ; I hope you will make me a good husband." He was a surley fellow, andgrufly answered, "perhaps I may, and perhaps not." She made no reply, but after a silence of some minutes she suddenly exclaimed, "Ob, what shall we do ? I have left my money behind me in my room!" "Then," said he, "we must go back and fetch it. " They were soon again at the house, and the ladder was again placed, the lady remounted, while the ill-natured lover waited below. But she delayed to come, and so he gently called "Are you coming ?" When she looked out of the window and said, "Perhaps I may, and perhaps not;" and then shut down the window, and left him to return upon the dou ble horse&lone. Ben Wade gets a salary of $15,000 a year ns attorney of the Northern Pacific Railroad. He is also a Director of the Union Pacific Railroad.