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From the Daily Herald of April 20. 'i'llE DEER LODGE CONVENTION. Election of Blaine Delegates. [special dispatch to tue herald.] Deep. Lodge, April 20, 1876. The Republican Territorial Convention which met. here at 12 m. yesterday, organiz ed by the election of F. L. Worden, of Mis soula, as temporary chairman, and Theo. Shed, of Helena' as secretary. On reassembling at 2 p. m., Worden was elected permanent Chairman, and Shed, Secretary. The afternoon session was spent in discussing the resolution endorsing Blaine tor next President of the United States, which passed. At the evening session, W. F. Sanders, of Helena, and E. D. Leavitt, of Bannack, were elected delegates to the Cincinnati Convention, with R. O. Hickman, of Virginia City, and B. H. Tatem, Helena, as alternates. The Convention adjourned at 9:30 p. m. A Trip to California—Mon tan inns in Nan Franc 'soo. Capt. T. C. Bailey, formerly of this city, but recently connected vvith the Surveyor Gen eral's office of Utah, has been visiting friends on the Pacific Slope. In a letter to a friend in this city, he says: "I have just returned from a trip to the 'Golden Gate' after an absence of thirty days. California presented a contrast to the bleak mountains and valleys of Utah, and the green grass and fragrant flowers were beautiful tobehold; but I found, after all, the incessant rains and cold winds anything but pleasant. During my stay in San Francisco I met quite a number of old Montana friends, among whom I might mention—David Wilcox. His daughters have grown to be young ladies, and they are very pretty. I called upon A. J. Simmons and wife, where I also met Mr. and Mrs. Coates, Mrs. John McCormick and Capt. Nat. Pope. Mrs. Pope was absent on a visit to Mrs. Whitlatch, so I did not have the pleasure of seeing her. I took a ride out to Mills' Seminary and called upon Miss. Daisy Getchell. She has grown to be a very dig nified, and I might add, beautiful youDglady. There were some 170 young ladies in the Seminary, which, by the way, is a higli-toned institution of learning. The students were dressed in the latest 'pull-back' style, and as they promenaded through the flower gardens they gave the place the appearance of (so to speak) a Fairy Land. I also met S. H. Bobm, J. E. McDonald, Joe. Hirschman and several other Montanians, whose names do not occur to me just now. California is a fine country to 'look at,' but I should not prefer to live there permanently. I like the climate of Montana and Utah much better.' 1 Bozeman items. By a letter received yesterday from Boze man, we learn that C. L. Clark, ex-Sheriff of Gallatin, and L. J. P. Merrill, one of the directors of the Bozeman National Bank, propose starting at an early day for the Big Horn Country. Times are good, and running along smoothly in the leading town of Eas tern Montana. Capt. Wright, of the Courier is very ill though mending slowly. Some shrewd parties with a view to cheap living in the near future played it over the Bozeman merchants, in a w ay that was peculiar. The latter placed their goods down to low' rates, for the exclusive benefit of those preparing to go to the Big Horn country. Several availed themselves of the opportunity to obtain their supplies at these low rates, and prepared to leave for the home of the Sioux but after obtaining the goods forgot to start. ---—-- Deer Eoilge Alining? Items. Sim Shively has discovered rich quartz at Rock Creek. Barber Bros, are reducing ores from the "Silver Moss, - ' in the Silver Lake Mining District. Cameron, Kelly & Co. are taking out very rich gold quartz from the "Pyrennees,'' which will be reduced in the Hanauer mill. The Murph;, Pemberton, Kelly & Co.'s placer mines, will be worked by Con. Kohrs' Cable ditch. E. B. Waterbury will remove to Boulder mining district, to direct the developementof the several galena lodes there, iu connection with Brown. Bros and others. Tbe Nellie Grant Eode. In our last notice of the Nellie Grant lode it had a nine foot vein with four feet of solid galena. It has been considerably devefoped since, and now T shows a vein of solid ore six feet in w idth. The proprietors Messrs. Hurst and Meyendorff are confident that this lode W'ill be among the richest in the district. Four men are taking out eight tons of ore daily. A patent is expected from Washiag ton. ^ -»< 11 ^ Personal. —W. G. Conrad of the firm of I. G. Baker & Co., left for Benton yesterday morning. —Maj. Walsh, is improving and is now able to be out on the streets. He will leave iu a week or so for Canada to visit his family, and will bring them back to the Ter- ritory, with him wheu he returns. -«4-«< Pistol Practice. Yesterday three of our shots laid down their rifles and proposed trying their skill w'itli Colt's dragoon revolvers. To add inter- est to the contest, pools were made and the following named gentlemen won the num- bers set opposite their names. Hauser, 1; Flowerree, 4; Meyendorff, 7. 1 Tbe Centennial Mill at Butte. Although at present, working only five stamps has turned out on a short run over $3,000 in silver bullion. The capacity of the mill is far short of the quartz that is waiting its turn for crushing, and will not be able to really show any large dividends to the com pany until they have completed the other five stamps. As it is, th° mill is running day and night, with the most satisfactory results. The following extract is made from the pros pectus of the Centennial company, dated at Butte City, April 5th: "It is thought best not to work the mines of the company at present, when ore can be purchased on the dump from the many mines in this camp. For this purpose (to buy ore) the directors have this day ordered the sale of $10,000 of Reserved Stock to be issued as Paid up Stock. In offering this small amount of stock, the directors believe they throw upon the market an investment which for security and profit will stand sec ond to none in the United States. "The mill and mines are paid for, and held by the company by good and sufficient deeds of conveyance, and are unincumbered, and the prospects for the first year's business, are of the most flattering kind. The com pany have two hundred tons of ore on the dump, within two miles of the mill, which, at its assayed value of $70 per ton, is worth $14,000 which, when worked, will go into [he first divide id to be declared to the hol ders of origina: and reserved stock. "Taking into consideration the fact of a first class mill worth $30,000 now running in one of the richest silver districts in Mon tana, and with all the work it can do by con tract running, it appears plain that the stock which is offered for sale ought to meet w'ith ready buyers in small qnantities and an amount such as is wanted for more ma chinery and to purchase more quartz." Accident. While handling a cartridge yesterday, Al. Charpie had his thumb and forefinger badly lacerated by the explosion of the cartridge. It was fortunate for Al that it was no worse. -- m -«4 40» ►► » ---- From the Daily Herald of April 21. The Railroad Election—Official Tote of tbe Territory. At last w r e have received the official elec tion returns of all the counties, and hasten to give our readers the result : Subsidy. Against Subsidy. Deer Lodge County............ " Maj. 41L Gallatin " ............670 Missoula " 138 Lewis A Clarke Co............. 132 Aiadison County................113 Beaverhead " 190 Meagher *■ 227 Jefferson " 1C3 Choteau " S6 9^6 1.184 Majority against subsidy........................24S — ■■■ " -■ ■ '—Mb «4 '$<£>► 1 • — The Accident at Rig- Indian. Norruon Dietendorf, the unfortunate man who was seriously injured a few days ago iu Big Indian gulch, by a bank caving on him, was brought to the city this morning by Messrs. Cutler and Smith, and taken to the Sisters' hospital, where he will receive good care and attention. The injured man is get- ting along as well as could be expected under the circumstances, and will, with proper medical aid, recover. He bears up under his sufferings manfully. -—- — .4 <4C2»> W----- Big: Indian. Preparations are being made in this gulch to commence working the ground as soon as the frost is out of the banks. Two com- panies in the upper, and several at the lower portion of the gulch, are preparing their ground for the coming season's work. The "Bullion" mine at the head of this gulch is being sunk on and a quantity of gold bearing quartz is taken out daily. -- i l l m j^i BREVITIES. —The snow on the main range is three feet deep, extending a distance of about three miles. —One of Murphy, Neel & Co.'s trains left for Corrinne yesterday. Another train be longing to this firm leaves to-morrow for Deer Lodge. —Thomas Sullivan, steward of the Over land House, yesterday disposed of his placer mine in Dry Gulch, to Mr. Michael Corr, in consideration of the sum of $600. Mr. Corr will immediately commence working on the claim. —Magee & Co., dealers in wines, liquors, and cigars, are selling goods on the most reasonable terms. We recommend those de siring to purchase in their line to call. Casper Spangler invites his friends to interview him at this house. —Last night a Granger's ball was given a the hall of the Order, in the Prickly Pear. It was largely attended, everything passed off smoothly, and all who participated in the festivities of tbe occasion expressed them selves as being highly pleased with the Granger's Ball. —Sheriff Fleming, of Meagher county, ar- rived last night from Diamond City, and re- turned this morning with Charles Grady, the soldier who last fall killed a comrade at Camp Baker by the name of Brady. The prisoner will be tried at the next term of the Meagher County District Court, which begins on Mon- day next. - ^ 44 V- ^ brands and MAlfKS. To Stock Growers. We have on hand fifty copies of this pamphlet, containing a complete record of the Stock Brands and Marks of Montana, which was published by authority. Every stock grower should have one of them. Copies for sale at the Herald office. Price 75 cents per c°py- dtf obituary. Death of Mrs. Hebe Ashby. The death of Mrs. Hebe Ashby, mother of Mr. Shirley C. Ashby, has cast a gloom over our community, and left many sorrowing friends to mourn her loss. Mrs. Ashby was loved by all w T ho had the pleasure of her ac quaintanc, and her death has left a void in a large circle of friends, which cannot easily be filled. All that medical science, friend ship and love could do to alleviate her suffer ings, and smooth the way to the realms of the echoless shore, was done but without avail. '•Thou art gone to the grave, but we will not deplore thee; Tho' sorrow and darkness encompass the tomb, The Savior has passed through its portals before thee, And the lamp of his love is thy guide through the gloom." Indians Encamped. Three lodges of Flathead Indians are now in camp on Ten Mile, having just returned from the Judith Basin. They report that the game was scarce in the country they came from, having seen but very few buffalo, and consequently taking no robes w orthy of men- tion. No Sioux w r ere seen during their hunt, and the Flatheads are of the opinion that they are concentrating at some point on the Yellowstone. --- —I 44 ►► - Mil--- Personal. —Sanders, Taylor, Kinna, and Tatem w T ent from Deer Lodge to Butte, and w r ill not re- turn home before Monday next. The other delegates to the Republican Territorial Con- vention returned home last night. - Ill <4 44»^ ►► 4^— From the Daily Herald of April 22. Real Estate Transfer. Geo. S. Kennedy purchased of II. II. Clark a bouse and lot on Sixth avenue between Rod ney and Ewing streets for the consideration of $700. The house now occupied as a residence by Rev. E. L. Toy, on Lower Main street, was sold yesterday with the lot by Alex. Gibson to Charley Kenck. Price, $950. personal. — O. B. Barber, of Virginia City, is goiDg to San Francisco in a short time, on a busi ness trip. —T. C. Groshon returned last night from the States, having been absent about five weeks. —Dr. Hugh Bell, of Philippsburgh, gave us a call to-day. Odd Fellows Ball. On Thursday evening next the Fifty-seventh Anniversary of the I. O. O. F. will be cele brated by a Grand Ball, to be given at Inter national Hall, under the auspices of that Fraternity. Music by Professor Hewins' Band. Tickets may be procured of the Ex ecutive Committee. The following are the various committees : Executive Committee.—James L. Davis, C. Hehl, M. Silverman and A. D. Howe. Committee on Invitations.—John II. Ming, D. H. Cuthbert, George W. Fox, L. E. Holmes, D. Vinson and VVm. J. Auerbach. Committee on Reception.— P. T. Williams, E. Frank, John Ilorscky and A. L. Pichler. Committee on Music.—Homer Hewins, G. F. Marsh, William Stipe and John Woods. Committee on Decoration.— F. L. King, L. Kaufman, Chas. Miller, T. B. Smiley, F. H. Borstadt, J. Bartels and T. Molitor. Floor Managers.— Chas. M. Jefferis, F. H. Borstadt, D. H. Cuthbert and G. F. Marsh. Cost of a Narrow-Gauge Railroad. According to the estimate of an enterpris ing Bostonian the cost of a narrow gauge railroad such as would supply the needs of Montana, can be constructed for $5,000 per mile. He has recently concluded a series of experiments iu narrow-gauge railroad build ing, the results of which, he holds, are des tined to create a revolution in the construc tion of railroads. He claims to have demon strated that a railroad with a gauge of twenty or twenty-four inches is all sufficient for rail road purposes, and that the practicability of introducing excessive narrow-gauge routes in places where common railroads cannot be built at all, or could not be operated at all, is beyond dispute. He estimates that by this plan a railroad could be built and equipped with rolling stock for $5,000 a mile, and by winding around hills could be made to reach even to the highest settlements in the moun tains. As connecting links from isolated towns to lines of existing railways, they will prove of great benefit; and in the Territories especially, where towns are widely separated, a railroad that could be built and equipped so cheaply could not fail to be universally adopted. To Merchants and Business Men. The Herald office has the largest jobbing stock and the most complete office in the Territory. Merchants and business men gen erally can be supplied with bill heads, cards, letter heads, envelopes, circulars, posters and job w T ork of every description at Eastern prices. Send in your orders. RROWN & WEISENHORN. ê __ Carriage and Wagon Manufactory. This is the largest establishment of the kind in the Territory, and is turning out work equal to the best in the East. Our Horse Shoeing Department is under the supervision of the best horse shoer in Montana, and we are prepared to do work in this line to the satisfaction of any one who may favor us with their patronage. HTGive us a Trial.jd d&w6m-n3 BROWN & WEISENHORN. a 3 a in It by Deer Lodge Comity and Elsewhere. 3Iartin Nunan's placer mines at Cariboo are in full blast, and, as heretofore, will make good clean-ups. Sim Shiveley'at hydraulic mines at Rock c^eek will be fully opened in a few days. Carpenter & Co., of the same place, will re open their ground early this season. Jack Hayes & Co., with increased facilities, will be in full operation shortly. The Barker Brothers will develope the Lake lode, Rock creek, this season. West & Lowry are anticipating a big clean up in Wilson creek. Mason & Co. are in full operation and cleaned up 13 ounces wire gold in 12 days run. HENDERSON GULCH. The Old Smart Co.'s ground is in running order, as is also the claims of O'Brien & Hennessy, Denney, Flanegan & Co., Ilale Bros, and Ferguson. Negotiations are now pending for tbe purchase of the O'Brien & Hennessy claim for $10,000. PHILL1P8BURG. Rumor has it that Holland & Estell will prosecute "work on the Little Emma Mine. This has the reputation of being one of the finest in the Territory. The Salmon will also be considerably mined. This shows a large body of ore of the same nature as the Speck led Trout. Ullery & Co. have been develop ing a lode, an extension of No. 5, Trout mine. Ores averaging $645 are now being taken from the Trout and reduced in their mill. The developing of the Boulder mines, sup erintended by E. B. Waterbury, Brown Bros, and others, shows the Princeton and Sandy Brown to have the largest veins of galena ore in the country. There will be lively times in Boulder quartz when "Old Jake" turns loose. "Development and representation will be carried on in dead earnest. None of the old time, shot-gun on one shoulder with pick and shovel on the other, you bet," is what a correspondent writes. Dan and Sandy Brown prosecuted work in Boulder duriug the entire winter. Both mills at Philipsburg are running and doing well. iThe Hope mine is growing richer every day. Twenty-seven men are kept at work on it. FREDERICSON. This camp promises to be a lively one. Jack Nelson & Co's hydraulic claim is in operation. Jackey Robeson's "Tin Cup Joe" claim will start up iu a few days. Phil. Lynch & Co., with others, expect big clean-ups in French gulch. Emerson & Co. will work their rich Ger man gulch diggings soon. TRAPPER, VIPOND, AND GLENDALE. Chas. DeLorimier, and others, of the Trap per mine, have been taking out rich shipping ore. The El-Mo-Tou, Franklin, New Dis covery, Calico, Minnie Gaffney, and other ledges, have been extensively worked during the winter, and a large quantity of ores await shipment. Two new water jacket furnaces will be erected this summer by Armstrong & Co. of Glendale. The one used last season proved a decided success. Branegan, Legatt, aud others, will develop their several ledges in Yipond the coming season. MOOSE CREEK. Dicke} 7 , and Dodge Bros, have been open ing their ground this winter, and will be in readiness when water runs. Their ground, it will be remembered, turned out a 1 pound 3 ounce nugget last season, aud one almost as large was taken out this winter. Talbert & Co. will soon resume work. Connors & Co. have just received a large stock, and will liquor up the Moose creek boys this season. Burgess & Co.'s store is again open. The camp is rapidly filling up. Billy Flowers' arastras are kept busy ou the ores from Murphy & Co.'s Only Chance and Nevins mines. Billy has rich gold ore from the Patterson ready to run through. The extensive Worthington mines on Big Pipestone are making a good clean-up. These cover 160 acres, and are kept supplied with 1,000 inches of water duriDg*the season. SILVER STAR. It is reported that the Cleveland Company will run their mill and mines. All would de sire to see Everett's back once more and listen to the music of the stamps. Quartz interests are looking up in Iron Rod. _ Removing Life's Heaviest Burden* To remove Jhe burden of disease, the heaviest that poor humanity is compelled to bear, is certainly a grand object, a glorious mission. Assuredly the dis coverer of a remedy which accomplishes this result is entitled to the gratitude and respect of mankind. Such a remedy is Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, whose great success is attributable to the ract that its restorative action upon tbe debilitated and disordered system is in accordance with the principles of common sense. It invigorates the sick, and, as their strength increases, the burden of disease grows lighter. It reforms those physical irregularities which render weakness chronic, and thus eradicates the evil at its very source. Liver complaint, malarious fevers, constipation, urinary troubles, uterine weakness, and many other causes of general debility and ill health, are completely removed by the combined tonic and alterative operation of the Bitters. SAINT LOUIS HOTEL,. Entrance on Main and Jackson streets, Helena, Montana. SCHWAB & ZIMMERMAN, Prop'rs. Having secured a lease of this large brick hotel for a term of years, we have commenced to remodel the same, and shall continue to do so until it shall be second to none west of St. Lonis. The tables will be constantly supplied with all the delicacies of the season. Guests will receive prompt attendance, and charges will be reasonable. dtt-nl8 BREVITIES. —A foundry aud machine shop are to be established at Butte. —Phil. James & Co. have commenced mining operations on Washington bar. —Al. Graeter has located at Watson Post Office, where he is to act as agent for Wells, Fargo & Co. —Mr. Al. Dusseau has returned to Deer Lodge, and fitted up his photograph gallery in good style. Dan. Cameron left this morning for Butte. Daniel goes to attend to his mining interests there. Judge Alden is fixing up a home for Mrs. Alden and the little folks, who are expected to arrive in a few days. —The Fire Department received yesterday additional property for the steamer. The "machine" is now complete. —George Perry, of Pioneer, has his Pike's Peak flume running, and expects to take out plenty of "dust" during the season. —Rev. Father Kelleher preached an excel lent and impressive Easter Sunday sermon in the Catholic Church last Sunday, which was heard by a large congregation.— Madisonian. —Jo. Alger, w'ell known to old-time Phil ipsburgers, has committed matrimony, taking unto himself the widow of the unfortunate McArdle, who met his death by falling into one of the Philipsburg shafts over two years ago. Jo. is now a Granger up iu Iowa.— Missoulian. Meagher County Item««. G. H. Majors, of Smith's river, who has been visiting his friends in Iow'a, returned this week looking remarkably well. He says times look dull in that country to a mountain man; that hundreds of people there would come west if they had the necessary means. Messrs. Lewis, Moore, Ellis, and others, of Smith's river valley, have returned home from the Musclesheli with their herds of cattle. Messrs. Hathorn & Johnson of White's gulch, cleaned up $800 last week. They have a good claim and will realize hand somely from it this season. J. M. Robinson, popular merchant of Cen terville, is closing out his business with a view to returning to the States. Mr. R. will go via. the Northern Pacific line, upon the first boat that leaves Carroll. He will spend the summer among his "Hoosier" friends, and at the Centennial, in accordance w ith an agreement of several years' standing. When a season's holiday has passed, he will return to Montana with a large stock of general merchandise, and open out in his old stand, being resolved to spend the remainder of his days iu our midst. Messrs. Marks & Patterson, of the Mis souri valley, will cultivate six hundred acres of land this season. About sixty acres will be put in wheat, aud the remaining five hun dred and forty iu oats. They are now run ning four gang plows and two single plows. Aside from this, they milk fourteen cows, from which they make and sell a large quan tity of butter weekly. They aho have their train of five six-mule teams, on the road doing good service in transporting supplies for the military in eastern Montana.— Hus bandman. DRY GOODS. As heretofore, we again take the lead in putting down the prices of goods in our line, hereby fully demonstrating the practicability of th- CASH SYSTEM. Retail Prices. Print», »Standard Brand)«," 10c. Eaitci»a!e 4x4 Soft Finish Bleach Shirt ing:, 15c, With corresponding reductions in all Cotton Goods, Bleach and Brown Sheetings and Shirtings, Difilings, Tickings, Domestic Ging hams, Cottonades, Denims, Duckings, Linens, Toilet Quilts, Cotton and Linen Diaper, Towels, Cash, Napkins, Table Oil Cloths, etc., etc. Our stock of the above goods being large, we purpose reducing the same, by offering superior inducements for CASH ONLY, pre paratory to receiving our SPRING shipments, now in transit. Ladies' Underwear AT COST, to close stock. Bargains in Ladies and Childrens Cotton Hosiery. Corresponding reductions in Dress Goods and Corsets. Ladies and Childrens Shoes at cost, to close out stock. Buyers will net fail to examine and com pare stock and prices. Orders promptly filled at above low figures. J. R. BOYCE & CO. d&wtf-ap4 "Dunphy Block." THE LARGEST STOCK IN MONTANA OF FRESH GRASS, FLOWER AND GARBEN SEEDS, At Eastern Catalogue Prices. For sale by H. M. PÄRCHEN Sc CO. Send for Price List. wtf-m23 *4-4 NOW OR NEVER. Try Me On. At my Carriage Manufactory, Lower Main, corner of Grand street, Helena, I am prepared to do all kinds Manufacturing, Blacksmitking, Repairing, etc,, at the shortest notice. Fill orders tor Miners' Picks, Wheelbarrows, or heavy quartz wagons. W'ill put. a spoke in a carriage wheel, or make a new carriage throughout—to suit the wants of my patrons. If you think i don't do work at bed-rock prices, just call and get my figures. d*&wtf-mh7 WM. McLEAN.