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Th« Canadian Authorities Puzzling Over the Disposition to be Made of Sitting Bull and His Band. Arrogance of the Outlawed Ohief Since Wiping His Feet Upon the American Commission. Sitting Bull and his band have been feast ing at the expense of the Dominion Govern ment since the American commission left ; but the tine has come for the police to make some sort of settlement in their case. The difficulty m to find a place for them. If they were toft at their old camp at Wood moun tain, or given a roving commission anywhere near the frontier, there is no doubt they would soon bring on complications. They feel as cocky over their snub of the commissioners as though they had beaten Miles. The police deterenined from the outset to send them inorfch, but the question is, whereabouts north ? Thore is something over two million square «miles of ope» Territory in this region ; but «the policy of the Dominion Government has been to withdraw it from aboriginal sway and lock up »the Indian reserves. Four hun dred and tfi$5y thousand square miles of the tbest land id the country have beensecured by 'treaty, and the savages pushed far back from 'the line of the Canada Pacific railway. In fact, the whole region east «of the Rocky 'mountains has been thus disposed of. So, to ,put Sitting Bull and his people onto a tract held by 1 the Government would be to undo, to some extent, what it has taken seven years ■ of diplomacy to accomplish, while to send them onto a reservation would be to break faith'With the tribe already an occupation. Sitting Bull would be looked upon as an in trude, in a public sense, for >kis alien band • hasi-r.o claim or tide to this sod. This ques tion of the future home of the Sioux, is, therefore, one of no small difficulty ; but it • mu3t be settled before the end of the month. « Col. McLeod is in communication with the «Department of the Interior on the subject. Day before yesterday we experienced the > heaviest snow storm of the season, and win » ter is uow considered fairly on us. , :nnR nez P£KC&£. The police scouts report that the fugitive Nez Perces are suffering terribly from want of provisions. Water-in-tee-sky, one of their men, dropped into this «post the other <lay, and having saved the lit« of the police, who, venturing out too far on snow-shoes, became crippled* was treated.cordially. He . said his peopleware quietly slipping over the frontier, being«unable to live on this side. : He described their long race with Gen. How ard, saying thaUthe latter was hampered by his wretoked cavalry horses and by ignorant scouts, who lech him astray. Miles caught them when they were w-eary and out of breath, axd Joseph, being sick and in low spirits söcrendered. Nearly three hundred üed befass the strrender, but he thinks there are not over a hundred in Canada now. He left us after a night's lodging, and started for the friskier. Stacie of the Xez Perces are rigged'-i» American uniforms, and gave police -scout an officer's sword. Another handed • over a <pscket-«bock containing a letter ad dressed Is a lady In Racine, Wis., which was at oooe mailed toter by the orderly sergeant. 1 ]>KOra»££B? INCKBAëE OF THE ^POLICE FORCE. With Silting Belli comfortably quartered where«Jiecan do tfe least harm, the last of the Indian troubler will be over for the sea : son. In view of what has and may take place, it «is the intention of tiie Dominion « Government- to as! parliament for a grant sufficient .to enable them to increase the po-* lice force from three hundred to four hun dred and ififty. (The force bow costs the Doomb* 0 C #400,00® a year, or $100 in gold , per mac. aad horse. FITTING.S' EL'S THREADS. It is certain that the bad blood caused by this years work widl erupt next season, ln • deed, Bitting Bull «« /er tires talking of his iuteotio» to strike the Americans et the first opportunity. Ho says he know« die coun « try lying between the Missouri and the fron tier so wèlKüat he could keep Miles and Terry danèiag there «all summer. He was fairly considered a successful Indian leader « before the cooi mission, but since his inter • view with the commissioners, which the In dians without, except*», regard as the great est of histKamphs, he has become a brag gart. The police officers are tired -of bis 'boasting, and Major VKcdsh took him «back < tc-day by telling him that if he attempted to attack tbe American t<oops or traders 'from 'Canadian soil,'the police would shoot if im>on itbt spot. «« *» •^^——— Merton's Kalady. [From lh SpringftalÊ Republican.] iTfce idea that Air. Morten has been suffer .iqg these last dozen years from theconse .quenaes of licentiousness dias gained such curreaey that thedestimony of Dr. Middleton «Goldsmith, a prominent physician of TTer gnont, its worth quoting. He was surgeon in rtbe Jefferson find./ militaq hospital when .Morton «x/as at tackl'd toward the close of tbe war, and wus probably the first physician he .consulted. To the .question whether there «was any truth in the reports that Morton's .disease wa»; the result of an injure life, Dr. Goldsmith «cold an interviewer «the other day: •''No, sir, there was not a word of truth in that «tory. £ examined him carefully on that point, for I, too, had heard those reports. I was almost sarrv that his disease was not «eyphy totic, far then ke might Suave been •aured. That form of locomotor ataxy is the •oaly fonun whieh is curable. 1 ' Y*ie bid introduced in -the House by Mr. GJwror, of Missouri, .to relieve the legal disa bilities of women, provides Chat auy woman who shall have been a member of the bar of the highest court of any State or Territory, or of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbisi, for tbe space of three years, and shall have maintained a good standing before such court, and who shall be a person of good moral character, shall, on motion, and the production of such record, be admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. STILL FURTHER REDUCTIONS AT CANS * KLEIN. Notwithstanding the recent Prevail ing Low Prices, we are, in con sequence of LATE LARGE ARRIVALS, able to Make Still Further REDUC TIONS in the price of our FIRST-CLASS CLOTHING FOR HEN'S BOY'S AND CHILDREN'S WEAR. Hydraulic Hose and Duck. Rubberjilothing. Our Stock of Clothing, Cents Furnishing Goods, Hats, Caps, "Boots and Shoes is Very Extensive, and Supplied by Additional Heavy Shipments, and are prepared to offer. GREAT BARGAINS AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. AH the Clothing for this House is made from the Latest Style of Material, under the im mediate supervision of our Mr. Gans, Style, Fit, and Durability being the main object, while they are Sold Cheaper than Cheap Goods so Loudly offered by other houses. GANS & KLEIN. 61 Main Street, and Corner Main Street and Broadway. 1868. Established. 1868. SAM. SCHAWB. ED. I. ZIMMERMAN. COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL, NOS. 37 & 39 MAIN STREET, Helena,.......................Montana. THIS CROUSE IS CENTRALLY LOCATED AND THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS BRICK AND STONE HOTEL IN THE CITY. Charges Reasonable. wtr-jÿl'2 _ Lutéer, Lath & Shingles DOORS, Sash and Blinds. BUILDERS AND CABINET HARDWARE Mecltarlc's and miner's Tools, iron and Steel, Wrought Iron Pipe and Fitted, Belüat and Packing, Hardwood, Horse A Ox shoes. We have tbe best assorted stock of Builders' Hard ware in the Territory, and with our improved Saw Mills and wood-working machinery, we can furnish everything necessary for the erection of buildings al re duce d rates. OT Glazed Sash shipped to ali parts of the Ten • tory. AGENTS FOR Thb LefFel Wheel and Machinery aug7-d&w)' A. i*«. IIOI/rFK A KKC. BENJ. F. MARSH. U. S. DEPUTY MINERAL SURVEYOR, HELENA,. [wtf-janl] Montana FIRST NATIONAL B^JSTK OF 1 HELENA. DESIGNATED DEP0SIT0EY OP TIE UNITED STATES. Paid up Capital........8100,000. Surplus and Profits 860,000. 8. «.MAUSER, ... President, D« C. CO KB IN* - - - Vice-President. K* W. Knlrbt, .... cashier. T. H. KLEINNCHtniDT, • AtsH Cash. We transact a General .Banking Business, on Bay, at Highest Rates Gold Dost, Coin Gold and Silve Bullion, and Local Securities ; and sell Exchange and Telegraphic Transfers, available in all parts of the United States, the Canadas, Great Britain, Ireland, and the Continent. Collections made, and Proceeds remitted promptly. We have also perfected arrangements whereby oar facilities for Silver Ores are particularly good, and this Branch of our Business will receive Special attention. Cash advances made upon Ores, and same Shipped for acoouot of Owners. Or we will BUY FOk CASH, At the very beet rates allowable. Owners of Mines will consult their interests by calling upon us. Board of Directors î 8. T. HAUSER, JO£N CURTIN, A. M. HOLTER, D. C. CORBIN, JNO. H. MING, F. L. WORDEN, GRANVILLE STUART, T. H. KLEIN8CHMIBT. d&wtf-marft THE FALL TRADE. We are now Receiving the Advance Shipments of our Extensive Purchases for the FALL AND WINTER SEASONS, And will soon Exhibit Full Lines of CASHMERES, SILKS, DRESS GOODS, CLOAKS, SHAWLS, etc. In all the Newest Designs, as well as Full StocKs of Flannels, Water-Proofs, Linseys, Domestics, etc., etc. We Make a Specialty of Flour Sacks and Seamless Bags. Our Prices will be found as Low as Ever, and Many Special Bargains will be Offered During the Season. SANDS BEOS. CARRIAGE AND WAGON FACTORY PAYNTER, BROWN & WEISENHQRN. Large Brick Workshop, Main Street, Helena, M. T., Opposite Overland Stage Office. Hlacksmithe, manufacturers and Repairers of Coaches. Carnagt* oud Wagons, and dealers In Hardwood, Lumber and Material, :tt inert' Pieu», and Wheelbarrows. Are prepared to do all kinds of Blacksmithing and Woodwork on Coaches, Carriages, Wagons, etc., at Lowest Rate and Shortest Notice. Light Machine Work and Turm dp done. We will repair wagon*, either single or in trains,—cheaper for good work than any shop in the Territory «•CHEAPEST AND BEST..»;, Our large and commodious workshop, good workmen, and long experience in the business, enable us to give Perfect Satisfaction in every branch of the business. Carriage Painting: done in the best style. We have in our employ the only professional ( anise' Painter in the Territory. d3m-myg The Leading House in Montana in our Line. INTERNATIONAL HOTEL HELENA, MONTANA. Room Accommodations Equal to any in Montana. Table Service Vastly Superior. TERMS, REASONABLE. HAS NO SUPERIOR IN THE NORTHWEST. of H* IMS"«"'* Unexcelled Cuisine, Unobtrusive Provision for the uratificatiou « Convenient, Spacious, Large and Airy ltooms, and kept scrap« ^ ^ Clean are some of the chief characteristics of this justly l ,w l 111 111 RINDA & SKLOWER, Proprietors. ^ ol A. O. HOWE, Clerk«.