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ELEBRAMS. : PORTED SPECIALLY FOR THE HERALD BY WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. THE I YCLOXE. Hu- .Host »('slructivcNtorm Ever Known tu the West-Death unit Devas tut Ion Everywhere it ft truck. St. Louis, April 21.—The Timen ' dispatch from .Springfield says the tornado of Sunday night raged with great fury in the valley of the Games river, several miles south of here. Many houses were destroyed and the country laid waste. The following killed and wounded are re ported from that section : Killed—Mrs. M. Thompson, Mrs. Chas. Galloway, Mary Scott, an infant of J. J. Scott, a son of Mr. Kershinere, Sam Kelly. Wounded—Miss Larkins, Miss J. M. McCoy, Mrs. D. E. Thomison, T. M. Lee, two Misses Morrow, Sam Morrow, Mrs. McLane and three mem bers of her family, J. M. Robertson and his daughter, six members of the McCaulay fam ily, Dr. James Horn, Mr. and Mrs. McKinley, Mrs. Eddings and son, Mr. Storey. About half the wounded are seriously or dangerous ly hurt. The hurricane originated about twelve miles south of Ozark about 5 o'clock Sunday evening. Twenty-nine houses were destroyed iu Findlay. 18 or 20 miles from here, and Sam uel Kelly and a boy named Eddings were kilied. Pineville, Caseville and several small towns are damaged. St. Louis, April 21.—The Republican's Marshfield dispatch says seventy-one victims of Sunday's storm have been buried and twenty-five more are dying. The number of seriously wounded is about 150. A babe about eighteen months old, whose mother was killed and friends all seriously wounded, was found yesterday in a ravine north of town, where it lay all night. It is now doing well. Another child two years old was found yesterday afternoon in a tree top where it had been nearly twenty-four hours. It was con siderably bruised, but will recover. It was to-day claimed by its parents, who live two and one-half miles south of town. Its ærial fiight, therefore must have extended over three miles. A wagon has been found that was carried four miles, and a section of a smoke stack of a mill over three and one-half miles. It is reported that thirty to forty persons have been killed by spurs of the tornado in the country, and eight at the town of Corsi cana, in Barry county, which is as badly wrecked as this. The limes' Marshfield dispatch says a number of the killed have been buried with out identification, and as no record is kept it is impossible to obtain an accurate list of the deaths. The citizens are organized in com mittees for various purposes, with E. F. Barnes as treasurer. A relief committee, with J. W. Thompson as superintendent and J. R. Hadnall corresponding secretary, has also been formed. Telegrams offering assistance have been received from Chicago, Philadelphia, 9t. Louis, and Oswego and O. Iambus, Kansas. ODe hundred and twelve residences were destroyed, besides numerous outbuildings. The loss on buildings is estimated at $300, 000 ; on business houses $90,000, covered by fire policies amounting to $117,000 in Spring field, Mass., companies, New York Under writers, Phoenix and Hartford. A report comes from Panther's valley, fif teen miles from Marshfield, that seven per sons were killed by the storm. Numerous deaths are also reported from Green county and from Henderson. St. Louis, April 21.—The latest advices from Texas county state that the town of Licking was entirely destroyed excepting three houses by Sunday night's storm. Three hundred persons are left homeless. One life was lost and seventeen persons wounded, five of them seriously. The damage is fully $50,000. The tornado did an immense injury to all kinds of property throughout the county. Dispatches just received say the storm was very severe in Morgan county, its track being strewn with demolished houses, barns, and other farm property. The little town of Barnetsville was torn almost to pieces, and several people killed and wounded. The names of the killed have already been tele graphed. It is now ascertained that Webster county, of which Marshfield was the connty seat, has fully 100 people killed and over 200 wounded. Among the killed in the connty are John Rese and daughter, Richard Hale, John Car son's wife and two children, and three mem .bers of the Scott family. The loss to property in the county is esti mated at $1,000,000. St. Louis, April 21.—The tornado of Sun day last seems to have covered a much greater breadth of country and was more deadly and devastating in its effects than any storm that has occurred in the West for years. Reports show that it dealt death and destruction not oDly over nearly half of Missouri but raged with great fury through the northern part of Arkansas and a considerable portion of east ern Kansas. At Shawnee Mission, Kansas, a number of persons returning from a fdneral at 3 o'clock in the afternoon were overtaken by the storm ond took refuge in a shed adjoining a large brick building. Shortly afterward a portion a of the store was blown down upon the shed, buryiug a dozen or more persons in the ru ins, serious!}' injuring four and more or less injuring the remainder. Little Rock, April 21.— Advices from Fayetteville respecting Sunday's unprecedent ed storm, say seven houses were destroyed, Mrs, Sloss killed and many stores and other buildings badly damaged. Eight or ten frame buildings east of town were torn to atoms, a number of people wounded and a child killed. The storm extended as far south as John son county. Rollo, Mo., April 23.— The cyclone which visited Licking, Texas county, Sunday night, worked a complete destruction of the place, which consisted of only GO buildings of all descriptions. Only two buildings were un- touched. The oniy loss of life was one child. The duration of the cyclone was fifty seconds. - mm *•« ►► m - SWAMP FIRES. Their Terrible Ravages in North Caro Iina-A Whole Family perish in the Flames. Norfolk, Ya., April 22.— Tidings of the terrible work of the fires in the swamp re gions of North Carolina last week have reached here. Life and property have been destroyèd, and houses and woods devastated. Zachariah Owens, engaged in getting shin gles from the swamps on Alligator river, lived there iu a house surrounded by woods. He left home on business, but had not gone far before he saw the flames approaching so rapidly as to imperil his house and family. He hastened back to save them, and hurried his wife and three little children along, hop ing to reach the main road beyond danger. They were ail overtaken by the flames in the swamp, midway between their home and safety and burned to death. Their bodies were found by neighbors next day, the moth er clasping her infant in her arms, and the father and other two children were lying close by. Destructive Fire. Ottawa, April 21.— A great fire is raging in Hall, opposite this city, and spreading with fearful rapidity. The whole rear of town appears a mass of flames. Probably 150 dwellings are destroyed. The steamer Conqueror and a part of the fire brigade have been sent over to assist the local fire compa nies. Later. —Fully one-half of the city of Hall is in ruins. The area of ground burned is one mile long and tour hundred yards wide. It is estimated that between 700 and 800 houses are destroyed and over 4,000 people are homeless. Several lives are known to be lost. It is known positively that a woman uamed Tatramonil was burned, also a man named Ouillette. The woman was confined yesterday and unable to leave the house. There is very little insurance. Means have been taken to relieve the distress, and hand some contributions have already been raised. The loss is estimated at between $500,000 and $600,000. Charles DeYoung Killed. San Francisco, April 23.—Chas. DeYoung was shot and killed at 7:30 this evening by I. M. Kalloch. son of 1. 8. Kalloch, in the Chronicle office. beorgla Republican State Convention. Atlanta, April 23.— The Republican con vention passed a resolution condemning the outrage on cadet Whittaker, and calling on the Administration to fully protect colored cadets. The selection of delegates to the Chicago Convention was the occasion of much wrang ling and fierce debate. The Grant men rallied and secured more strength in the delegation than they hoped for yesterday. Fourteen colored delegates were chosen. W. A. Pled ger (colored) was put at the head of the State Committee aod that committee was empow ered t > nominate elcctors-at-large. The dis trict fleet jis and Congressmen will be nomi nated by the district conventions. The Grant men claim twelve delegates, but the general estimate is eiübt for Blaine, eight for Sher man, and six for Grant. Various rumors are circulated about the probable changes in the delegation, but the anti-Grant men are confi dent that they have gained a decided victory. A resolution that the delegates go uninstruc ted, and consult the best interests of the party, was passed. CAPT. MAGUIRE'S REPORT. No reading can prove more interesting than the report of Captain Maguire on the upper Missouri river, made as the result of his pre liminary survey last season. As an earnest of more to come. Lieutenant 8tevens and party are already in the field making a more complete survey to work by. Theré is little doubt, and with general unity of action among oar people there would be none at all, that work will be this very season pushed far enough to render navigation feasible for the next season. It is a measure that interests every portion of central and southern Mon tana. Whatever may be our hopes of secur ing a railroad, we all alike need the river. It U the staff that nature has pot in our hands by the discreet use of which we may always In a measure be masters of our own destinies. We shall never see another season when we a hft.li be as free as now to labor together for our common good. If we were sure of hav ing a hundred railroads we should still need the river just as much as we shall need wagon roads. It will be to Montana, so long as ''grass grows and water runs," the great free national highway for a commerce of indefi nite powers of expansion. a The lensns m Montana. Twenty-seven enumeration districts for Montana are allowed by the Superintendent of the Census. Each enumerator will re ceive $6.00 per day while actually employed in taking thé census, and no mileage or other traveling expenses allowed. The districts for Montana are as follows : beaverhead cocnty— 2 Districts. District No. 1—The Beaverhead river. District No. 2—The Big Hole river. choteau county— 3 Districts. District N#>. 3—Between the Sun and Teton rivers and the Missouri river. District No. 4—Between the Teton and Marias . rivers and the Missouri river, and south of the Missouri above the mouth of the Marias. District No. 5—The remaineder of the county. CUSTER county— 3 Districts. District No. 6—South of the Yellowstone river. District No. 7—North of the Yellowstone rives as far as the longitude of Fort Sarpy. District No. 8—The remainder of the county. Dawson county— 1 District. District No. 9—The entire county. deei: iddge county— 4 Districts. District No. 10—South of first standard parallel. District No. 11—Portion of county lying west and south of Deer Lodge and Hell Gate rivers. District No. 12—Portion of county lying east o f Deer Lodge river, between the mouth of the Little Blackfoot and the first standard parallel. District No. 13—The remainder of county. Gallatin county— 2 Districts. District No. 14—Region drained by Yellowstone and its branches. District No. 15—The remainder of county. jefferson county —1 District. District No. 16—The entire county. lewis and clarke county— 3 Districts. District No. 17—Town of Helena. District No. 18—From south boundary north to latitude of mouth of Prickly Pear creek. District No. 19—The remainder of the o unty. Meagher county— 3 Districts. District No. 20—Missouri river and tribu taries from south boundary to gate of moun tains, and upper Smith river and tributaries to mouth of Hound creek. District No. 21—Missouri river and tribu taries from gate of mountains north to boun dary line, and portion of county west and north of Judith river. District No. 22—The remainder of the county. Missoula county— 3 Districts. District No. 23—Valley of the Bitter Root. District No. 24—Valley of the Hell Gate and its tributaries, and country west of it, and Clark's Fork. District No. 25—The remainder of the county. MADISON COUNTY— 2 Districts. District No. 27—Madison river and its branches and the head of Rock creek. District No. 29—Jefferson river and its branches. ___* — t attle Raising In Montana. the the the [From the Hour.] Among the various causes of the rapid in crease in the population of our Western Ter ritories is one now attracting great attention both at home and abroad, particularly in En gland ; it is cattle-raising. While it has not the speculative character of the mining ex citement, it promises large profits to those embarking in it upon the usual business prin ciples, which alone secure success in any business. At the same time there is enough of breezy life and open-air adventure about the pursuit to make it desirable to young men beginning life and undecided in their choice of a profession. Numerous magazine articles and books are being written on the subject, and within the past month or two the desire for information on the part of the people in tending to go into the "ranch" business has very much increased. Up to the present time Wyoming appears to be a favorite Territory for this sort ot set tler, and many new ranches have been built this year ; but very little has been said about the more northern valleys of Montana. In Montana, however, the finest cattle can he bought at the cheapest price, owiDg to tbe great distance of railroad facilities for trans portation. The cattle now in the Territory come principally from Texas, and are half breeds, three-quarter breeds, or fifteen-six teenths. The bulls are brought from Ken tucky, out of the celebrated Alexander and other herds, and every one is registered by name in the Kentucky short-horn book. Every owner of a bull is also required to take out a certificate from the clerk of the court that the animal comes up to the required standard, on penalty of his being slaughtered by any one finding him at large. An idea of the price of cattle in Montana can be formed from the fact that two years ago the United States government made a contract at Helena (the capital) for prime beef, delivered on the block, at 1 cent a pound. The ordinary mode of stock-raising is to settle on well-selected bottom lands along the streams. As these cannot be purchased from the government in advance of surveys, notice of occupation most be filed in the nearest Land Office. This formality gives a right to tbe title. A ranch house is then built, consis ting of a log cabin, and a few outbuildings, also of logs. The cattle roam at large after being branded, and twice in the year there is a grand herding, when different owners pick out their stock. The brands used are filed in the County Clerk's office, and strict penalties are enforced for counterfeiting or changing these brands. The beef from these animals is of the very highest grade, both in tender nese and flavor, owing, not only to the rare fied atmosphere of the high levels on which they are raised, but also to tbe nutritious qualities of the "buoch" grass, which is to tally different to that on the plains this side of the Great Divide. The ordinary means of getting beasts to r \rket has been either driv ing them to the Union Pacific Railroad, a distance of three hundred to six hundred miles, or to Benton, over fifty to four hun dred miles, where they can be shipped for six months in the year down the Missouri river to Omaha or St. Louis. But such methods are very inconvenient, although good pasturage is found all along the route. Thus tbe only obstacle to an enormous production of tbe best beef in the world is the want of adequate means of transportation. But the Northern Pacific Railroad is steadily advanc ing toward Montana, being now in operation to a point fifty-eight miles further, so that the old routes to market are superseded by driv ing tbe herds to this nearest point. When the road reaches the Territory, which it is hoped it will do in about three years, it will run through the very center of the cattle raisiDg districts. The best breed of cattle can be bought now on the spot at about half the prices they readily bring at Cheyenne. The advent of the Northern Pacific will bring within immediate reach of the central mar kets all tbe resources of the Territory, and, of course, tbe price of cattle will rise con siderably. A settler arriving there would have to wait three years, or perhaps more, for bis market, but his prospective gain is very large. Even under the existing draw backs the number of ranches are greatly in creasing. In 1873 there were less than 105, 000 head of cattle in the whole Territory. By last accounts there were about 300,000. Mr. Groom, of Kentucky, who knows all the cattle-raising districts of this continent, from personal observation, affirms that the Yellow stone valley is the finest of them all. The grazing grounds of Montana are three times as large as the six New England States. The climate is healthy. Much snow falls on the mountains, particularly in the northwest, but the average temperature is higher than in the same latitude further east. In the yalleys, especially in the south, there is usually but little snow, and cattle winter well without shelter. These valleys, besides offering most excellent grazing grounds, possess a very fer tile soil, and are for the most part easily irri gated. 45 Years Before the Bublie* THE GENUINE Dr. C. McLANE'S LITER PILLS are not recommended as a remedy "for all the ills that flesh is heir to," but in affections of the Liver, andin all Bilious Complaints, Dys pepsia, and Sick Headache, or diseases of that character, they stand without a rival. AGUE AND FEVER. No better cathartic can be used prepara tory to, or after taking quinine. As a simple purgative they are unequaled. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. The genuine are never sugar-coated. Each box has a red-wax seal on the li5 with the impression, McLANE'S LIVER PILL. Each wrapper bears the signatures of C. McLane and Fleming Bros. 8®"* Insist upon having the genuine Dr. C. McLANE'S LIVER PILLS, prepared by FLEMING BROS., Pittsburgh, Pa., the market being full of imitations of the name McLane, spelled differently but same pro nunciation. CoughsTBronchitis and Consumption. Wliat a Well-known Druggists says about Allen's Lung Balsam. MOTHERS, RE AD ! Oakland Station, Ky. Gentlemen : The demand for Allen's Lung 0a.lsa.ni is increasing constantly. The ladies think there is no medicine equal to it for Croup and Whoop ing Cough. C. S. MARTIN, Druggist. Sold by all Medicine Dealers. SPECIA L SH EEP DIP. Davis & Wallace are in receipt of some of Ken nedy's Special Dip. SEND IN TOUR ORDERS. dlw&w2t-ap23 A CONTRACTS MADE For the purchase of STOCK SHEEP, BUCKS, Thoroughbred CATTLE. Quotations and information promptly furnished. Agents for LITTLE'S XOX-POISONOUS SHEEP DIP Used mixed with cold water. FALKNER. BELL & CO., Wool and Live Stock Agency, 430 California Stieet, San Francisco, California. w3m-feb5 öittIrs Fever and Ague« The true antidote to the effects of miasma is Hoatet ter's Stomach Bitten. This medicine in one of the moet popular remedies of an age of successful proprie tary specifics, and is in immense demand wherever on this Continent fever and ague exista. A wineglassful three times a day ia the best possible preparative for encountering a malarious atmosphere, regulating the liver, and invigorating the stomach. For sale by ail Druggists and Dealen generally. ASSAY OFFICE AXD CHEMICAL LABORATORY, Established in this Territory In 1862. BROADW AY, - - HELENA, MONTANA. CHARLES RUMLEY, Late Assayer in charge of the Government Assay Of fice at Helena, Montana. Samples by mail or express of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead. Tin and Cinnabar Ores will receive prompt and careful attention. Instructions given in Assaying. Correspondence invited. fl&wly-mh2 Justice, Bateman & Co., WOOL COMMISSIONS =MERCHANTS, 122 SOUTH F1COVF STREET, PHILADELPHIA. More Wool Is Manufactured in Phil, ndelphla. than in any County in the United States* Wool Shipped to us is Sold direct to the Manufacturer* wly-apl5 WOOL! I am purchasing Agent in Montana for several Eastern Wool Dealers and Manufacturers, and am prepared to pay tlic FULL MARKET PRICE FOR THE WOOL of this TERRITORY. My principal Office will be Helena. HP* Correspondence Solicited. PARIS GIBSON. d&w3m-apl4 at DRY ROODS SALE! The Closing Sale AT COST ! contin ues at the DRY GOODS EMPORIUM OF J. R. BOYCE, Jr., BROADWAY,.....................HELENA. To close balance of Stock, I offer the fol lowing lines of Goods, at such figures, as will cause quick sales : 14 yards Best Standard Prints for $ I. Paper Cambrics, 8c. per yard. English Cambrics, 7c. per yard. Wigans, 10c. per yard. Best 100 yards spoo! silk, 10c. per spool. Coats' thread. 5c. per spool. Alpaca braids, 5c. Best wire hair-pins, 5c. paper. No. 12, best all silk Gros Giain Ribbon. 22c per yard. All numbers add colors at correspondingly low figures. PARASOLS! PARASOLS! An endless variety of Oil Boiled Silk, Serge, Twilled, Linen, ond Cambric Parasols AT LESS THAN NEW YORK COST, TO CLOSE STOCK. DRESS GOODS ! DRESS GOODS ! Sold AT HALF the usual prices. FLANNELS ! FLANNELS ! Full lines of Red and White Flannels at New York cost, together with a large line of Cottonades, Jeans, Water-Proofs, Table Linens, White Goods, Piques, Veilings, Hosiery, Kid Gloves, etc. We call attention to our two-bntton Kid Gloves for 50 cents per pair ; three-buttoned at 65 cents. In addition to the above will be found lines of the following goods : English and French Crepes. Velvet Ribbons, all numbers and colors. Gros Grain and Brocade Ribbons. Swiss and Tarlatans. Grenadines, Plain and Brocade Figures. Percales and Piques. Shawls and Suits. Spring Ulster Clothe. Water-Proofs and Fine Cloths. Tickings and Denims. Ducks and Drills. Buck Gloves and Counts. Corsets and Stays. 8 Cotton and Wool Hose. Fringes and Buttons. Tapes and Braids. Combs and Brushes. Hair Ornaments and Pearl Buckles. Table Covers, Wool and Felt. Trimming Braids and Laces. Table and Floor Oil Cloths. Lap Robes and Baggy Mats. Boys Straw ana Wool Hats. Knitting Cotton and Yarns. Crochet Needles, Hooks, etc. Silk Illusions, Wash Blonds, Irish Linens, etc., Together with an endless number of other articles both useful and ornamental. As this stock is on the market at half the price offered by other dealers, buyers will not fail to consult their interest by securing goods at New York prices and less. J. R. BOYCE, Jr., BROADWAY DRY GOODS EMPORIUM DO NOT FAIL to «end for our Price List for 1880. Fjiek to any address upon ap plication. Contains descriptions of every thin/ required for personal or family use. with over 1.200 Illustration«. We «eil ail S oods at wholesa'e price» in quantities to mil le purchaser The only Institution in America who make this their «pedal business. Andress, MONTGOMERY WARD & VO.. NOTICE. [By Telegraph.] Butt*, March 15th, 1890. Inasmuch as my wife haa left my home to play in the theatre without my consent, I therefore caution all parties that I will not pay any bill or account con tracted by her. dtf-mhl5 FRED. LOEBER. B. M. Du RELL & CO., WHOLESALE 6R0CERS And Dealers in WINES, LIQUORS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS. wtf-j ylT GLENDALE. 1 Montana LION CITY, f Montaca - GEO. F. MABSH, (Late Chief Clerk Surveyor General's Office,) U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor. BUTTE,.............. ............MONTANA. All Work Promptly Executed.