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WILLIAMS* . Ranoii, Idauo, ■ \ June 21s*, 1876. .) Bannack is the pioneer camp of Montana*, for here goid was first discovered in paying quantities, and the first sttmpede that resulted in anything was to Grasshopper Creek. The first discovery was made in the fall of 1662, four miles be'ow the town ot Bannack, and the discovery was called White's bar, an honor of the discoverer. John White, who killed in the following year by horse was thieves. Mandeville, Eeriah, and others, known as the St. Louis Company, struck dig gings about the same time, and noth parties claimed to be first, but the honor is now gen erally conceded to White. Two towns started up and both grew rapidly, but Bannack held the lead, and "Yankee Elat," on the opposite side of the creek, has disappeared. Bannack to-day is the liveliest town that I have visited this season,* business is brisk, everybody is employed, money is circulating, and grumb lers are scarce. The placer mines continue to pay, the mills are running, and the silver leads are looking remarkably well, several rieh strikes having lately been made. The business men of Bannack are fully up to the times, wideawake, liberal, and enterprising. C.. OTrask A Son have several trains on the road, and will ship a heavier stock of goods this year than ever before. S. F. Dunlap is engaged in the drug, trade, carries a large stock of goodsin his lice, and en joys a liberal patronage. George W. Dart is dealing in stoves, hardware and tinware. Earl & Dempsy carry a very large stock of general merchandise, and the express office of Wells, Fargo &* Co. is located in their establishment J. C. Kepler, jeweler and watchmaker, basa 'lue stock of goods in his Mne. Henry Fond deals in groceries, drugs and stationery. Harby's brewery is the most extensive estab lishment of the kind in Montana outside of Helena, and judging from appearances, the most profitable; everything is conveniently arranged, cellars roomy and cool, and an .abundance of pure water. Mr. flarby ad vertises this property for sale, and it is an opportunity seldom offered for somebody to step into a safe and lucrative business. Wm. Merry is proprietor ot the.Eagle Stable, and is careful and attentive to all stock left in his care. J. B. Crow runs the Metropolitan Meat Market, assisted by George W. Sperry. Geo. Taylor is the boot and shoemaker, and claims to be the champion workman of Montana. Peck/fc Bishop, of the Bank .Exchange, have a fine billiard hall, do a large business, and are deserving of all their success. John Steger is chief engineer of the Gem Saloon, and useoncoctor of bibulous drinks is a grand success. The two hotels of Bannack are a ■crédita» the place, and 1 can assure the trav ailing public that they can rely on good grub, clean beds, attentive waiters, and moderate kills, at either the Goodrich House, C. Mul key, proprietor, or the Metlin House, pre sided over by J. C. Metlin. Mr. Mulkey has a livery stable in connection w h the Good rich House and makes it the head quarters of the celebrated stallion, Treasure Boj. A. Bassette, one of the lucky owners of the True Fissure mine in the Trapper district proposes to visit Canada this summer, taking in the Centennial. .By the way, James Ferster is still a resident of Bannack, and is as jolly as ever. Win. G. Kepler, is head school master and is in every way qualified to fill the position, don. Thos. Watson, is building a blacksmith shop, his present stand having been selected as the site for the new court house. The professions of law and physic are ably repre sented ty Hon. C. Mead and Dr. E. D. Leavitt. The public buildings of Bannack are a fine Masonic Hall, with a school room on the first floor, a church building, a hall over the Bank Exchange and the jail. Work on the new court house will be commenced soon by the contractors, Messrs. Steel & Tas ker, and their names ai;e sufficient guarantee tor a good job. A short distance below Ban nack is Marysville, where the quartz mill of Phil. Shenou and Wilson Waddams arc located, but. of this place and mines around Bannack, 1 shad speak on mv return. J. W. A. til bill plan CliriNtinsvy's Silver Bill. ash ington, June 20. —Christiancy's Sil ■. vi bill, introduced in the Senate to-day Uiid.es silver coins 25 and 50 cents legal ten der for $10. smaller coins to extend to $6 i he aew silver dollar to be eoined is to be made a legal lender for $10. Silver bullion in bars stamped by mints w'ith their weight and fineness, and also the existing trade dollar are to he made legal tender for the payment all debts according to their metallic value ,ls compared with the present gold standard. The market value of silver is to be déterminée and publicly announced from two to five days betöre the first of each month, by a board consisting of the Secretary of the Treasury, Director of the Mint, and the United States 1 n asurer. The bill also authorizes the mints Jo issue certificates, payable in mint silver Jars > and provides that silver bars shall be ex chan gable for United States notes at their Nominal value, which shall thereupon be Permanently retired and made part of the miking fund. It also provides that the Trea ty may obtain silver bullion of the United ■pâti s market value, in exchange for silver dollars or United States notes, or gold coin, r that it may be purchased by means of the present bullion fund. ^ — — Nominations. ashingtoe, June 20.—The President to ' aj nominat ed James A. Williams, of Iowa. OoniD)'Bsinn»r fl _____i ./ .1 r , « _ ÜQ »mnii.Bsioner General of the Land Office, " ames Davis Agent for the Indians of e . out hern Apache Agency in New Mex The and an who dig is the is in & TELEGRAMS B «PORTED SPECIALLY FOB THE HEBALD BT WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. How Hayes Was Noaitmled. New York, June Id.—Returning from out of the smoke of the Cincinnati contest,a few suggestions have interest. What combina tion nominated Hayes ? is asked by alL It did itself. Every attempt at previous com bination «failed, and the only agreement Pennsylvania and New York could make was to stiek to their own candidates. Don Cameron, snore than any one else, defeated Blaine, a»d a majority of his delegation was for Blaine all the time. When Cameron could not deliver the delegation to*:Conkling, he spent himself in appeals to stick to Hart ranft. When four of the Pennsylvania dele gates rebelled against the unit rule, Blaine's friends supported the right of independent voting reg-ardless of instructions. This was clearly right, but it offended Cameron, and also destroyed the rule under which the ma jority in the delegation could have compelled Pennsylvania's vote to go solid*for Blaine. At the critical moment, Cameron » being of fended, struck hack and withheld from Blaine all the votes he could control. He did not wish Hayes, but he did not want Blaine un der circumetanees that would deny him Cameron) credit for it. It is complimentary to Blaine that Cameron could not cocat upon obtaining from him a consideration for de livering Pennsylvania's vote, and sc he with held it. The general agreement for Hayes came upon the spur of the moment. The eminent danger of Blaine's success indicated by his ballots, « rallied all bis opponents to in stant combination. Bristow was impossible ; Hayes had no enemies ; he had a record in which there wa3 no danger. He had a hun dred votes already, so Hayes was .taken. There seems toffiave been little plan or con cert about it. It was an instinctive fusion of a desperate opposition. Blaine's original friends stood by him to the last. His last vote was the highest, and w r ithin thirty of sucoess. Hayes' nomination, while it did not provoke the favoritism that Blaine's would, has smoothed away the bad feelings that would have followed that nomination .on some.questions. The nomination of Hayes was like oil on troubled waters—all the ele ments .seem satisfied. Blaine men bear their defeat with the utmost good nature. The hand, j nomination is acquiesced in on every hand, j sod tbe eonreation lies smashed the political 1 a rings. Spencer and Shepherd were formally turned out of the party, and a blow was dealt at the Cameron ring in Pennsylvania such as it never received before. A fierce conflict is now predicted in Pennsylvania for and against the Camerons. grub, Mul pre has Good of A. True the still ever. is The repre D. room hall Work Tas Ban of arc now predicted in Pennsylvania for against the Camerons. Sil $6 be be The Dead Lock. New Yore, June 21.— 1 The Sun's Wash ington special says : The Democratic mem bers of the House charge that the Democratic members of the Senate are no better than Republican members of the House, with this advantage on the side of the Democratic Sen ators, that they are covers for their Repub lican associates. In the commktee of con ference appointed to dispose of the appro priation bills, the party seems hopelessly divided on this important issue, and when the surrender is made to the Republicans will be glory enough for that party to say that the Democratic members of the Senate repudiated the action of their own partisans The House propose to avoid this embarrass ment in this way : That the joint resolution suggested by the President should be passed, renewing all existing appropriation bills un til the 15th of December, with the under standing that if the Republican ticket is elected, the Senate bill shall pass, and if the Democratic nominees are elected, the House bill shall be concurred in by the Senate. The proposition is a novel one, yet prominent Democrats of the House seem to prefer this plan to a dead-lock from which there is no hope of escape. All salaries are to be paid as now provided ; but to be re-adjusted next December if the bill appropriating lesser amounts should become law\ Feeling 1 fop the Red Skins. Cheyenne, (Wy.) June 20.— The Crow and Snake allies having joined Gen. Crook on Goose creek, the command marched on the 15th inst., expecting to strike the com bined Sioux under Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse inside of four days. The Crows re port having seen a large Sioux village on Tongue river. Gen. Sheridan arrived from Fort Laramie and left for the East to-day. The Fifth cavalry now at Fort Laramie, are ordered to move northward along the Pow der river trail and co-operate with Genera'. Crook, more particularly in intercepting In dians coming southward. Colonel Stanton joins this command. Morrill Nominated. Washington, June 21.—The President has sent to the Senate a message nominating Sen ator Morrill, of Maine, to be Secretary of the Treasury. Blaine to be Made a Senator. New York, June 21.— The Post's Wash ington dispatch says it is thought here that 31aine will be appointed to fill Morrill's un expired term in the Senate, if he will ac cept. Preparing for Sea. London, Jane 22.—It is reported that all the available banda are working night and day at Cronstadt to the Russian fleet BT It j The ex-Speaker's Health. Washington, June 22.— Blaine is -worse and is confined to his bed, Surgeon General Barnes thoroughly examined his case this evening, and 'finds him suffering from ex treme exhaustion, and from severe mental depression. These features of his case are complicated somewhat with threatened or ganic troubles, and Barnes prescribes abso lute .rest for several weeks, as the indispen rible condition of averting very serious «con sequences, and that the rest betaken in some invigorating air on the sea shore and moun tains. 1 Doctors Pope and Verde,who were in attendance upon Blaine during his original attack, have been urging upon him the same course prescribed by the Surgeon General. The Blaine Republicans. Bangor, Ms., June 22.—The Republican State Convention met here to-day, and heart ily applauded ex-Speaker Blaine. Thp fol lowing resolution was unanimously adopted : Resolved. that in view of the probable va cancy in ;the United States Senate from Maine, this Convention respectfully com mend the appointment of Jas. G. Blaine, 4o fill the vacancy. Massachusetts please take notice—A mes sage was read from Blaine, saying every effort must be made to give Connor a mag nificent old-fashioned majority in September, and Maine must pave the way for the tri umphant election of Hayes and Wheeler. Gov. Connor was re-nominated by accla mation. W. W. Thomas and N. A. Far well were nominated Presidential electors at large. Resolutions were also adopted ac cepting the Cincinnati candidates and plat form, and thanking the Republicans of other States for their enthusiastic supportof Blaine, and reaffirming adherence to prohibition. ---—— Morrill's Appoint in cut. New York, June 22.— The Tribune's Washington special says Morrill's appoint- ment is every where spoken of in terms of the highest praise. Democrats and Republi- cans say a more satisfactory and creditaole appointment could not have been made. ------- m « --- Maine .Nomination. New York, June 22.— The Republicans of the Fourth Maine District nominated L. Powers for Congress. Scalpers. Chicago, June 22.—Steps were taken here to-day to re-organize the " Tanners " of 1868 under the name of "'Scalpers," a name sug gested by Gov. Hayes' letter in 1864, in j he said . Any man who leaves the 1 a ™ y 10 go home ,0 electioneer for Con gress, should be scalped." political 1 a ™ y 10 go home ,0 electioneer for formally dealt as is and Wash mem the this Sen Repub con appro when it say Senate un is the The this no paid next on re on are In gress, should be scalped." — -« < wa»- >* - Relieved. Washington, June 22.—An order has issued by the Secretary of War relieving Gen. Schofield of the command of the military division of the Pacific, and assigning him the command of the West Point Military Academy, relieving Col Ruger. Gen. Dowell will take command of the military division of the Pacific. The division of South will be discontinued. The department of the South will be under the command Col. Ruger. Roped In. Cleveland, June 22.—William Adin, who killed his wife, step-daughter and Mrs. Ben ton, last December, was hanged to-day. maintained to the tost that the deed was not premeditated. Washington Items. Washington, June 21—Mr. New this morning sent to the President his resignation as Treasurer. The Committee on Banking and the cur rency had under consideration to-day a bill for the repeal of the specie resumption act. Two amendments will be allowed in the House, one for the accumulation of coin in the Treasury, preparatory to the resumption of specie payments, and the other providing for the funding of greenbacks. The com mittee were evenly divided as to reporting to day, one member being absent. Another meeting is to be held to-morrow. The House Committee on Pacific Railroads to-day considered a bill with reference to fix ing the freight charges over the Omaha bridge. Ten members of the committee are evenly divided on the proposition of Repre sentatives Throckmorton and Crounse, while the remaining member is opposed to legisla tion on the subject. Republican Mass Meeting. San Francisco, June 25. —The Republi can mass meeting last night, to ratify the Cincinnati nominations, was large and en thusiastic. General J. F. Miller presided, and the meeting was addressed by Hon. T G. Phelps, Hon. Thomas F. Fitch, John M. Goghlan, ex-Gov. Woods, ex-Senator Stewart and other speakers. They paid earnest tri butes to the character of the nominees of the convention, and waimly endorsed the plat form. A motion was enthusiastically carried to invite Blaine to visit California during the campaign, and every reference to him was greeted with rounds of applause. New York Post Office Building. New York, June 21.— A Time's Washing ton special says the House Committee on ex penditures on Public Buildings are investiga ting the New York Post Office. Several wit nesses are already examined and more are to follow. It is alleged that $227,000 has been expended on the building in excess of the amount appropriated, and this in violation of law. $220,000 of this is still due and unpaid. The parties who furnished the labor and ma terial are clamorous for their pay. It is not charged that the deficiency comes from this ex are or in : 4o at The Sew York Pres» on the Bounty Bill New York, June 21.—The Times severely criticises the equalization of the bounty bill, passed by the House yesterday. This mis chievous, costly bill seems to have a charmed life, as it was passed before but w as stopped by not receiving the President's signature. It calls for the expenditure of an indefinite amount, some placing it as high as a hundred millions. The Times calls attention to the fact that when it w r as passed by the former Congress, it was called a specimen of Repub lipan extravagance. The World, on the contrary, praises the bill and joints with pride to the fact that the entire South votes for the measure as a sign that they are now loyal. The Tribune's Washington special on the House soldier's bounty bill, says : The Dem ocratic House boasts that it has made a re duction in the appropriation bills of $40,000, 000, and yet it passes a bill requiring the pay ment of Ihree times that sum, when no con tracts exists requiring it, when it is not ex pected and when it is not asked for. It is known, also, that if the bill should become a law\ only a small portion of the money would reach the hands of soldiers, the bulk of it passing into the pockets of attorneys and claim agents. The Herald also denounces the bill. Lord Derby on the Treaty. London, June 22.—The Telegraph supports Lord Derby s position on the extra dition question, which concludes as follows : Tis better there were no treaty at all than Eng land yield to any power her immortal right to know upon what ground, and what an offense the meanest refugee is surrendered from her soil. That is the principle which i dominates in British matters, and Lord Derby J 1 has the whole nation behind him in the policy he has followed throughout the present com plication. THE EXTRADITION. In tiae House of Commons this evening, Thomas Rowley, liberal member, gave notice that he would ask Disraeli on Tuesday whether negotiations are progressing with the United States for amending the extradi tion treaty between that country and Great Britain, and that Parliament be afforded an opportunity during the present session to dis cuss the principle of amending the treaty. Edward Jennings, Liberal, asked Burke, the Under Foreign Secretary, whether the Government of the United States had taken the necessary steps to complete the organi zation of a fishery commission under the treaty of Washington. Burke in reply said negotiations had been progressing some time, and he had hoped the organization of the commission would be shortly completed by the appointment of three American Commissioners. He could not enter into details regarding the settle ment of the question betw r een Canada and the United States. Military Mc military of the department of who Ben He not this cur a bill act. the in com to Another fix Omaha are Repre while legisla ment of the question betw r een Canada the United States. Another Clerical Scandal. Lowell, Mass., June 22. —At a meeting at the Second Advent Church night, Mrs. M. R. Pettepace, wife pastor, presented charges of adultery base lying against her husband. A mittee waited on the accused who the truth of the charges. To-day he his pastorate and Christian ministry. Explosion. New York, June 21. —An explosion curred in Wolfe's torpedo factory, in ville, N. J., this afternoon. Two boys killed, and a number of persons The cause is unknown. Congressional Proceedings. the en T M. tri the plat the was ex wit to the of not SENATE. Washington, June 21.—The Chair before the Senate the message from the ident in regard to the case of Winslow was read in the House yesterday; printed and referred to the Committee Foreign Relations. Mr. Sherman called up the House resolution authorizing the Secretary of Treasury to issue $10,000,000 in silver in exchange for legal tender notes. He mitted an amendment providing that dollars shall not hereafter be legal and authorizing the Secretary of the ury to limit the coinage thereof to such amount as he may deem sufficient to meet export demand for the same, which agreed to. Sherman said he thought at least $20,000, 000 should be issued. He moved to by inserting that amount instead of $10,000, 000, but objection was made and he drew the amendment, and the joint tion was then passed. The Senate then went into Executive sion to consider the nomination of Morrill be Secretary of the Treasury, and at confirmed it without the formality of ence. The Senate then resumed the consideration of unfinished business, being the Indian propriation bill, the pending question on the amendment proposed by the Commit tee on Appropriations to strike out the section of House bill proposing to abolish the Indian Bureau and transfer the govern ment of the Indians to the War Department. In the evening session of the Senate, third section, striking out the transfer of ndi&n Bureau, was agreed to, 24 against The bill then passed. The Naval Appropriation bill comes up morrow. Adjourned. HOUSE. Washington, June 22.—The House the the the re is a it : i . 000 toTlflO OfwT 11 ^ Francisco from $30, 1 000 t0 $100,000. He characterized the course mittee of the whole on the sundry civil ap propriation bill ; the question being on the amendment to have the public printing done under contract to the lowest bidder, which, after discussion, w'as agreed to. An item having been reached in the bill directing the Secretary of the Treasury to reserve out of the revenue of the District of Columbia a suf ficent sum to meet the interest of 3-65 bonds accruring with the next fiscal year, and apply the same to that purpose. Mr. Randall moved to add a provision in case there should not be a sufficient amount of revenue belonging to the District, at such times as the interest be due, the decretory of the Treasury shall advance the amount neces sary, and shall reimburse it to t he Treasury out of the District revenues. After debate, the amendment was adopted. At this the House voted to cut off the debate by 121 against 75, a strict party vote. Mr. Chandler moved to strike out what ever relates to the enforcement act : rejected. The question of the enforcement act came up again, and on motion of Mr. Chandler to strike out the item of $25,000 for the detec tion and prosecution of crimes against the United States : the amendment was adopted, and soon after the House took a recess uutii 8 p. m. The Senate amendments to the Indian ap propriation bill was nou-concurred in and the committee on conference was ordered. Randall, Sparks and Hurlburt were appoint ed. .The House then resumed the sundry bills. J A gieat number of amendments were pro posed and rejected on the subject of towns, postoffices and public buildings. At last Piper moved to increase the item for the of the Committee on appropriations as mis erable economy, deserving the denunciation of every decent man. [Laughter and en couragement on the Democratic side.] No reply was made to Piper's speech, but the proverb as to the impossibility of mak ing a silk puree out of a sow's ear was quoted by Mr. Randall in a lew tone, but it reached the ear of Piper, who deman ded what Randall meant. No reference was made to Piper, and pending the motion on Piper's amendment, the Committee rose, having just disposed of half the bill, and the House at 11 o'clock adjourned. Burke, the taken organi the been hoped would be of could settle and having just disposed of half the bill, and the House at 11 o'clock adjourned. Telegraphic Brevities. business last of the and com confessed resigned oc Greene were injured. laid Pres which ordered on joint the coin, sub trade tender, Treas an the was amend with resolu Ses to once refer Ap being third the the 22. to met [From Telegrams of the 22d.J Plymouth church yesterday fixed the sal ary of Beecher at $20,000. It is expected that Congress will adjourn in about a month. There is some prospect that the House will recede from its position in regard to the Leg islative Appropriation bill. Col. Daniel Hall, of Dover, N. H., will probably succeed Senator-elect Rollins as Treasurer of the Union Pacific Railroad. Gen. Sherman will in a few days take pos session of the diamonds belonging to his daughter, Minnie Sherman-Fitcb. They have been in a New York bonded warehouse about a year. Col. John S. Mosby authorizes the state ment that he will support the ticket of Hayes and Wheeler, and all the conservative men of Virginia, he thinks, who desire peace and reconciliation and those who see that no good can come out of the Democratic party, will do the same. Thos. A. Scott has written Proctor Knott that he had nothing whatever to do with the Caldwell letters, except to acknowledge the receipt from him of a message. All state ments that he said, or guaranteed to say, any thing are false. When he saw the hostile and unfriendly statements printed, he authori ized the telegraph companies to furnish Knott's committee with all telegrams between Caldwell and himself, which was done. During Ma y the number of deaths at Bag dad from the plague amounted to 1,222. The failure of Cameron, Payne & Co., dry goods merchants and importers, is reported. Commodore Vanderbilt was very low on Tuesday night, and was not expected to live. The California Rifle Team, who are to compete in the Centennial rifle shooting match, left Briches' hotel, Hoboken for Fhil adelphia yesterday. Jimmy Arnoux's Cow. Upon the departure of the steamer Carroll, on the 16th inst, a very exciting and ludicrous scene took place on board of that staunch vessel. The Hon. J. M. Arnoux had con tracted to furnish the boat w ith a fine and gentle milch cow, at that time peacefully grazing upon the luxurious bottom of the opposite shore—thus Captain Burleigh is al ways looking out tor the comforts of his pas sengers. The Carroll left the Benton shore and straightway went to receive the much coveted animal. The boat being made fast, about two dozen roosters encircled the bovine standing there in readiness for them, and having under the supervision of Mr. Arnoux fastened a rope around its horns, they by main strength pulled the animal on board the boat. Here the scene changed as did the mastership of the noble craft. After a few furious bellows, the animal took supreme command, the roosters disappeared in crevi ces and took refuge among the cros 3 -beams ; Capt. Burleigh quickly ascended to the pilot house, and the Hon. Mr. Arnoux was heard to yell from underneath the boiler : "A mis take, boys ! This isn't my cow. It hasn't my brand on!" After clearing the deck the Texas steer, for such it really was, majesti cally walked on shore and solemnly devoured a quarter acre of primolo odorato. No milk