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From ffc* Daily Harald of Y;»» 25 . BREVITIES. _ John II. Curtis bas struck a lead of ga 1 eut or#. —Fridley & Frazien's wagons rolled out today, loaded with freight for Lenton. _Vaster & Co. reçoive**! to-day a large chipmont of hour from 1 nomas Gauatin Kills. _The Missouri river at Edmonston's Ferry is within two feet of high water mark, and jMZg rapidly. —.Several firms in Helena are giving silver ia change, and fractional currency is on the Ofi of taking a rest. —A train from Bozeman arrived yesterday 180 sacks of flour from Mood's Union Mills, in Gallatin county, for the firm of Da tls * Wallace. The flour is from fine white twister wheat. —John Kisna and Harry D'Acheul have altered into a written agreement with a re caatly elected benedict, which is likely to cost tho parties of the first part a good many bottles of beer. —Mr. John Kivlin, keeper of the Insane Asylum, will leave for the States on the Over land coach to-morraw morning, having in •harga the insane man, George Ridinger. >Ir. Kivlin will deliver him to his friends in Fairfield, Iowa, after which he proposes pay a visit to his old home at Leavenworth, Kan sas, returning to Helena about the 1st of July. I PB21* FROM TOE YEEEOWSTONE. Nothing About Indians. Our correspondent, Dave H. Carpenter, writes from the Yellowstone, under date of the 20th, that everything is quiet on the Yel lowstone. John Renfro, Charley Hearles, Henry Kiser, and Herbert Williams, alias "Buckskin," came up from the new Crow Agency. Mat Carroll's Diamond R train is moving along lively. The road from the crosei»g to Ft. Pease runs by way of Coun tryman's, on the Stillwater, keeping the north side of the river, and is in splendid condi tion. Rich & Willson's train passed over the route safely and smoothly, under the guid ance of Horace Countryman and son. Thé train was expected to arrive at the Crossing on the 31st. The Diamond R train, under the chief superintendency of Matt Carroll, will take the new route. The Yellowstone is booming, and still rising. Lee Huntley and Joe Linley have changed their cattle range for the summer, to the mouth of the lower canyon. No news from the troops. Personal. —Pat Largey left for Iron Rod this morn ing —Capt. Rawn, of the 7th Infantry, left for Fort Shaw this morning. —Thus. Thoston, of Upper Indian Creek, is spending a few days in the city. —A. A. Edgar, messenger for Wells, Far go., & Co., arrived on the Overland coach last evening. —Judge E. S. Wilkinson, the veteran journalist and editor of the Bozeman Times, arrived at the capital last night. —Miss Sadie Lippincott, now a resident of tho Boulder Valley, arrived per Overland coach yesterday evening to spend a few days among her many young lady friends in the city. She is the guest of Miss Hettie Stonner. —John Sweeney and Win. Muth left by private conveyance for Benton yesterday. Their wardrobe was slim, but the supplies carried along were ample for a trip to Bis marck and return. ^ -O 4 4P» t- » -— The Bear Tooth Nlioc«. These extensive mines, situated on a large bar near the Missouri, and not far distant from the Bear Tooth Mountain, are looking well. The prospects for the coming season aro very flattering, and at the present time the ground gives $ 10 per day tofthe hand. Mr. Jno. II. Ming, the proprietor of the large ditch and mines, has leased them for a good interest on the outlay, to Miles & Co., for the present season. Mr. Ming proposes to go East in the latter part of the summer. PMwngers by the Benton Coach. The Benton coach, due here yesterday at 3 p. m., arrived yesterday by way of Lyon's Hill on the old Mullen road, at 6:30, with the following passengers: Mrs. Jas. W. Hathaway and child, Miss Hathaway, Mrs. Olson and three children. Miss Jonson, A. Kleinschmidt, Allen Stewart, and D. W. Fisk. For the States. The Benton coach this morning left with the following passengers destined for the States: iN. H. Webster and wife, and James Deacon of this place, and from Deer Lodge W. Napton and wife, Mrs. Heffley and Mrs. Brown. ------^ »> — - Perfectly Safe. In answer to numerous letters received making inquiries regarding the safety of the route to the National Park, we state emphta ically that no hostile Indians have ever troubled tourists or others en route to that great country, nor is there any danger in the least to be apprehended. Filthy Lucre. Yesterday, W. Hickey, of Hickey, Cotter & Co., sold to Hershfield & Bro., bankers, a brick containing 125 ozs. and a trifle over, for the sum of $1,620,43. The gold was taken out of the Northern Light mine, being an extension of the Whipple lode, on the head of öilver creek. It was the result of a five days' run with an arastra. in FRÜ& BEBTOft. a a The Steamer Dnrfee Arrived— Liîii of ?>a-»**c«i£*rs. Benton, May 22d 1870. The passengers who left Helena on Wed nesday hot, (mention of whom was made in my note from Sun River Leaving,) arrived in Benton about 12 o'clock last night five davs out. We all looked considerably the worse for wear and tear, but were neverthe less thankful that at least we had reached our destination in safety. The road from Sun River to 58-mile Springs, w*ere in a horri ble condition, and it was with great difficulty that we affected a passage over the "lake9. ' Nothing like it has been seen since the spring of '68, and freighting to Helena must neces sarily be greatly hindered. During the severe storm which prevailed, and the mud blockade which followed on the "flats" of Sun River, we were entertained and cared for by Capt Sam 1 Alien and his amiable and accomplished lady at their ele gant mansion, half-way between Sun River and the "Leaving," and their kindness and hospitality will never be forgotten. At 58-mile Springs we met a company of recruits for the 7th Infantry, (98) under com mand of Lieut. Wagner, of the 6th Infantry. These recruits were mostly enlisted in New York and Newport, and destined for Fort Shaw, which post they expect to reach by Wednesday the 24th inst. The steamer E. H. Durfee, of the Coulson line, Todd, master, arrived at 4 o'clock this morning, with 280 tons of assorted merchan dise. A small portion of the cargo was gov ernment freight. She left Bismarck on the 7th inst., making the trip up in fourteen days, which is considered very fair time. The following is her list of passengers: E. G. Maclay, Mrs. J. W. Hathaway, Miss Hatha way, W. D. Stevenson, W. C. Calhoun, Mrs. Mary Olson and family, D. W. Marsh, J. B. Newman, Geo. Cruikshank, Mrs. Mathew and family, A. Stuart, Frank Ford, George Chanley and James Wells, The Durfee will leave for Bismarck and Yankton within two or three days, probably on Thursday next. Among those who have taken passage on her are the following : Dr. C. S. Ingersoll, Henry Cannon, Capt. James Reece, W. H. Baker, — Macready, Mrs. Fryatt and children, Mrs. LeBeau, Dr. Hart and wife, of Fort Shaw, and several ladies from Gallatin County. Among the Helenaites temporarily sojourn ing here are H. M. Pärchen, W. G. Preuitt, Kleinschmidt (the grocer), E. G. Maclay, and T. A. Cummings. U. S. Collector of customs. Benton is lively now, and the merchants, hotel proprietors, sallon-keepers, and in fact all classes of business mea appear to be do ing well. We may mention them in another letter, but at present have not time. I for ward you a good list of new subscribers to the Daily and Weekly Herald— a journal that is so well known throughout the Terri tory and so deservedly popular as a newspaper , that it requires but little effort on my part to induce people to subscribe. The Herald speaks for itself. D- F. necessity for » Hew Cemetery. We believe it is a matter worthy of atten tion on the part of the citizens of Helena, to examine the condition, surroundings and fu ture probable wants of a cemetery for the city. The present one comprises only ten acres and is laid out in lots so small that com plaint is universal and well founded. Possi bly the present ground might answer for some years if the dead were buried as compactly as the dead on a battlefield, but those with families and persons of finer feeling always desire that the resting place of loved ones shall show some taste and care. They desire lots large enough to avoid crowding, as though space were envied for a last resting place. The question is raised now by finding that the first move towards enlarging the the present cemetery is met by a demand of $100 per acre for any additional space. It was a great mistake not to have secured more ground in the first instance, but it is not too late to remedy the matter now. And we be lieve if a move of the proper kind were made to secure a new location, containg at least 40 acres, by a company formed for the purpose, with which, probably,the Masonic Fraternity would co-operate, it might prove a success and be at once received into favor by our citi zens. We invite attention to the matter, and would be glad to hear suggestions from those interested. From the Dailj Herald of May 20. BREVITIES. —Weather lovely. —Mr. Angel, formerly of Helena, has en tered into partnership with Mr. Woodruff, of Cave gulch. —The miners of Upper Indian Creek an ticipate a good season. Work on the " Little Giant " lead is progressing. —It is reported that during the recent storm, snow fell to the depth of 3^ feet on the range which the Camp Baker road crosses. —Jesse Armitage and W. Thompson have opened the Centennial Blacksmithing estab lishment, on Edwards street, opposite the Travis stables. —The Territorial Grange will meet at Sher idan on Wednesday, June 7th. We learn that e7ery county in the Territory is likely to he represented. —Mr. M. Shelly arrived to-day from Deep Creek valley with 5200 lbs. of oats. Mr. Shelly is one of the largest farmers in that valley, and has sown 200 acres of grain this year. —Montanians.returning from the East, say there is great iuterest manifested there in re in of to gard to the Montana miaes. The good re ports published from the different camps of the Territory have created a favorable turn, and Montana mines are attracting the atten tion of capitalists. — Madisonian. —Commissioner Fergus asked for assist ance to repair the damages done to the road in the Prickley Pear canyon. Messrs. Smith, Broadwater and Potts kindly volunteered their services and started out this forenoon. —Mr. D. C. Pratt, who has been on a visit among his friends in New York, arrived home yesterday. Mr. P. made quite an extended tour through the States, taking in all the principal cities of the East. He looks upon ihat country as a good place to have pleas ure in, but says that it is no place for a Mon tana man to do business in. He has come back to remain with us. -Husbandman. Helena and Benton Etoilrond. We are pleased to learn from some of the Helena merchants now visiting our town, that the feeling among the business people of the Capital is strongly in favor of the con struction of the Helena and Benton Railroad, and that this feeling is becoming general in Louis & Clarke County. We are confident that the result of this year's freighting by the way of Benton will strengthen the desire to construct the road. With freights at three and one-half cents, early shipments on this route now, it is only reasonable to presume that two cents would be the maximum through freight rate, if the railroad were in operation. If the road were in running order this year, Helena merchants alone would save on this season's transportation nearly $300,000 , or about one-third of the amount required to build the road. This estimate i3 based upon the year's import shipments. Taking into consideration the large quantities of ores in different parts of the Territory, awaiting snipment to the East, the loss on transportation, to the Territory at large, may be safely set down at one million of dollars, or more properly, were the H. & B. road in operatio», the Territory would save, on the transportation of exports and imports for this year alone, an amount equal to the cost of constructing the road.— Bento* Record. COH HEMAL. r. Monroe Ersu. Hbn Carrie it Dr. G. W. Monroe, a well known physician of Bozeman, and Miss Carrie Evans, a talent ed and accomplished young lady of this city, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony last evening. The ceremony took place at the residence of A. M. Holter, Rev. E. L. Toy, Rector of the Protestant Episcopal church officiating. The attendants of the bride and groom were Mis9 Mamie Evans and Mr. Geo. W. Fox. Immediately after the cere mony, the bridal party repaired to the St. Louis Hotel, where a reception was given, and many of the ladies and gentleman of Helena called to congratulate the newly wed ded couple. It was a pleasant occasion. The happy pair, accompanied by Hon. Sam'l Langhorne and wife and Miss Mamie Evans, a sister of the bride, left this afternoon by private conveyance for Bozeman, where they will permanently i side. Joy be with you throug h life, , ^ _ Miserai aid Agricallnral Patents. The following Mineral and Agricultural patents have been received at the Land office : mineral. Leffler, J. H. et al., Ten Mile Mining Company. Tatham, Benjamin et al., 2. AGRICULTURAL. Auchard David. Magors G. H. Backer Jacob. Neild Thomas. Conley James H. Newman Thomas. CatlinJ. S. Pratt DeWitt C. Powell Rees. Schnepel Henry. Strong M. Wiegand G. W. Chaffin Anthony. Dunkelberg D. W. Edster T. N. Gustofson J. Grill Adam. Three More Victim«. A special to the St. Louis Globe Democrat from Leavenworth, dated the 18th inst. says: "A private dispatch from Custer City states that three men, named Williams, Harrison, and Brown, the two former from Cleveland and the latter from St. Louis, while returning from the Black Hills were tomahawked and scalped by Indians near that city, night be fore last, and their entire outfit carried off. The bodies were found about twelye hours after the massacre, and taken to Custer City for burial." Minins on Hack Creek. We learn from Mi. Thomas Conway, that his company will commence work on the Steiner lead on Monday. This lead is on Duck Creek, in Meagher County, is develop ed to the depth of 75 feet, and the ore assays $36.50 per ton. Tie rock will be crush ed on Mr. Richard's mill. Duck Creek prom ises to become an important gold quartz camp. From the Daily Herald of May 2.T BREVITIES. —Kemp's mill is working the choice ores from the Lexington lode. —The new Quartermaster at Ft. Ellis, arrived in Bozeman on the 22d inst. —Dutton's train from Bozeman arrived yesterday, and left this morning for Fort Benton. —Dr. Hunter is making preparations for a Centennial ball at the Sulphur Springs on the 4th of July. Barrett's down on the Grangers for pass ing resolutions. He says •* Sittin' Bull's corn in' up to clean 'em out."— Times. —It isr eported that the streams in the Gal latin valley are very much swollen in conse quence of the recent rains and heavy snow fall. —We umlertand that Mr. Wm. Jack pro poses to erect a beautiful brick residence on the site now occupied by his present one, corner of 5th Avenue and Warren street. _We saw yesterday one of the finest colts it has been our pleasure to gaze upon. It is from Chas Hard's stallion, M. L. Comings, sired by Henry Clay. This coll is the first one from Comings. —A greater activity than usual is noticea able on all the mining claims up and down Alder Gulch. No idle men are to be seen. The ruling wages is $4 per day. and good miners are scarce at tuat rate of wages.— Madisonian. BZHTOH. H«r Mere lu«* ta »ad laaiaeM Me«. During our stay in Benton we took occasion to look through some of the principal mer cantile establishments of that ancient town. It had been seven years since our last visit, and we were not a little surprised to see the improvements that had been made, and the extent and importance of her trade. Among the leading merchants of Benton are the fol lowing well known firms: I. G. RAKER & CO., Bankers, freighters, Indian traders and wholesale dealers in general merchandise. They offer special inducements to cash buy ers ; pay the highest rates for robes and furs; contract freight from all Eastern cities to all points in Montana, and will insure goods via the Missouri river. The advertisement of this firm appears in the Daily Herald this evening. T. 0. POWER & BRO. Is another substantial and "solid" mercan tile establishment, and is one of the oldest firms in Benton. They are also extensive Indian traders and commission and forward ing marchants. Jno. W. Power, during the absence of the senior member, is at the helm. They have shipped a larger stock of goods this spring than at any former season. Their shipment of robes to the Eastern market for '76 will amount to about 30,000. I. G. Baker & Co. will ship about the same number. TURNER & FLANAGAN Have recently opened a drug store, having received a full and complete stock of drugs, medicines, chemicals paints, oils, and in fact everything in their line of trade, and we be speak for Messrs Turner & Flanagan a flour ishing business. HENRY B. BOND, Wholesale dealer in wines, liquors and cigars, and one of the old-time merchants of Benton, is doing a good trade, and is just as sociable and jolly as when we first met him in '67, after our trip from Cow Island to Benton via the "Prairie Schooner" line. Henry was one of the first to hail the "happy family" that composed the outfit. WETZEL & co., Dealers in general merchandise, are still at the old stand, and appear to be doing well. D. W. MARSH & OO. Are closing out their stock of goods, with the design, we believe, of embarking in other enterprises. Mr. Marsh arrived from the East on Monday last, after a somewhat pro tracted absence. O. BOUIS9INAULT, Dealer m tobaccos, cigars, fruits, confection ery, etc. Mr. Boussinault was for several years a clerk in the old mercantile house of King & Gillette, of this city, and is well known in Helena, where he has many friends. HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS. The Overland Hotel is crowded with guests, and the Rowe Brothers find it difficult at times to accommodate all, but they manage to do it, and in a manner that gives satisfaction. They know how to keep a hotel, and that accounts for their popularity. "CENTENNIAL" RESTAURANT. Robert R. Mills is the proprietor of this restaurant, and has been, we believe, since '68. He has recently fitted his establishment up in first-class style, and is doing a good business. Bob. Mills knows how to cater to the public, and we are pleased to note his continued success. SANBORN & MARTIN, Butchers, and dealers in game, fish and ice, are still doing business at their old stand on Front street, and supply the people of Ben ton with the choicest meats that can be found in any market. POWELL & LILLY Hare an elegantly fitted up and commodious billiard saloon, where the bar is stocked with the choicest wines, liquors and cigars. The boys have many friends, and are making money. MERCURE & CO., Proprietor» of the Benton Brewery, manufac ture a good quality of lager beer, and furnish their customers with that healthful beverage at very reasonable prices. SALOONS. Among the saloons that appear to be hav ing a good run of custom, are Moses Solo mon's, Jno. H. Evans & Co., and Thompson & Conway's. ■- iq -- Regulate the Bodily Functions* This advice should be especially heeded by those who puffer from an irregular habit of body or disord ers of the bladder or kidneys. Inactivity of the bow els, or of the urinary organs, is speedily rectified by that wholesome aperient and sterling invigorative diuretic, Hostetter's Stomach Bitters ; and, as all af fections of the organs of discharge have a strong ten dency to become chronic, and that very rapidly, the nse of the Bitters should not be delayed a moment longer than is necessary. The action of this inesti mable corrective upon the bowels differs widely from that of a drasiic purgative, since it is never violent or abrupt, but always gentle and natural, and its effects upon the bladder and kidneys are strengthening as well as mildly stimulative. The healthful impetns which it gives to digestion also renders it a roo&t de sirable general tonic. A TKCX IHI KLACK H1LÜA A .Nln«r fro« 111« F.l Fn tervieNed kj a "Ksraid" Irpurlrr. What lie bM to Nay t'oocernsnj; that Country. We had the pleasure of meeting this morn ing Mr. 8. T. Grace, who came in on last evening's coach direct from the Black Hills. This gentleman left his home in Franklin County, Missouri, on the 25th of March, ar riving at Cheyenne on the 4th, and at Custer City on the 19th of April. He informs us that everything bears a very unfavorable as pect in that country. Two men are coming away where one goes in. Provisions are very scarce, none being offered for sale, and one can only buy from some friend who is fortunate enough to be the possessor of a surplus. Custer City is merely a station, having some weeks hundreds of inhabitants and at other times but very few. Deadwood gulch, of which so much has been written, is about 80 miles west of north from Custer. There is plenty of water in the Deadwood and Whitewood wrecks, but the other gulches must depend to a great extent for their water supply upon the melting of the snow on the Hills. The miners are constantly kept on the look-out for Indians, and carry their rifles wherever they go. The red devils are continually running off stock and murdering miners. While this state of affairs continues it is almost next to impossible to thoroughly prospect the country. Trains destined for the Hills have to unload at Cheyenne, and will not attempt to go through unless they are satisfied they can do so in safety. Mr. Grace showed us some dust taken out of the Hills, which appears to be of superior fineness. Instead of carrying buckskin purses like our Montana miners, they place their gold in goose-quills, showing that they fail to accu mulate the glittering dust to any great extent. Disgusted with the country, Mr. Grace left for Montana, determined Iipon reaching a mining country. He is an old friend of John H. Ming and A. J. Davidson, of this place. Mr. Grace will undoubtedly settle in our midst and become identified with a good country, and we welcome him to Montana. Tbe Asm/ Oflle«. Bricklaying was commenced yesterday on the Assay Office. Under the supervision of Mr. Steele the work will progress rapidly. —Col May, formerly a member of the le- gal fraternity of Helena, is in the city en remte to the States. - im <♦*>i I - J. R. BOYCE & Co. Display new and elegant lines of Latest Styles in Parasols, just received by Express. Also, New Ecru Lace, Brocade, New Bas ket Plaid, and other Novelties in Ladies Ties, exceedingly handsome, and new in design. Ruchinga, in Ecru Lace, cream colored Crepe Lace, etc., also late style Veilings, Kid Gloves, Ribbons, Laces, etc. . We offer our Organdies and Lawn9 at 15 cts. als , Percales and Cambrics, 15 cts. Bargains in Ladies' and Childrens' Hosiery. Special inducements in Corsets. We unhesi tatingly say that we can and will sell Corsets at such figures as will make it to the interest of Ladies to make their selections at home, instead of sending East for this necessary article. Heavy reductions in all Domestic Goods. Ladies' Underwear at cost, Misses and Chil dren's shoes at cost, to close stock. To the above stock will be added continu ally, new and fashionable dress fabrics, and Fancy Goods, a9 they appear in Eastern markets, to be sold at low figures for cash. J. It. BOYCE A CO. <LSprtf-»j9 "Dunphy Block." ItROVn & WEISEXltUlM. Carriage and Wagon .11 anufactory* This is the largest establishment of the kind in the Territory, and is turning out work equal to the beet 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. _ , . t3fG Ive un a Trinl.jU d&w8m-nS BROWN & WEISENHORN. - qi-ii <411 I' O - THE LARGEST STOCK INf MONTANA OF fresh grass, flower AND GARDEN SEEDS, At Eastern Catalogue Prices. For sale by 19. M. PARCUEN A CO. Send for Price List wtf-m23 SAINT LOUIS HOTEL. entrance on Haiti 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 Louis. The tables will be constantly supplied with all the delicacies of the season. Guests will receive prompt attendance, and charges will be reasonable. dtt-ul8 - an l — •• —---- BRANDS AND ÄAKßS. 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 tbe Herald office. Price 75 cents per copy.