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Helena, Montana, Thursday, September 18, 1884. No. 44 <f l|.f iLlcchlii ^(jcralil. R. E FISK D. W FISK, A. J- FISK, Publishers und Proprietors. Largest Circulation of any Paper in Montana Rates" öFsubscription. WEEKLY HERALD: T Än nSt'îSw"*«- (""advance the rate will l>e Four Dollars per yean . ro Postage, in all cases. Prepaid. 6 00 3 00 DAILY HERALD: (Mty Subscribers,delivered by carrier,? 150 a month One Year, by mail (in advance) ............... W 00 ", Months, by mail, (in advMice).......... Three Months, by mail, (in advance)...... * 11 communications should be addressed to A,lc pisK BROS., Publishers, Helena, Montana. v CHILD'S NIGHT-THOUGHTS. They put her to bed in the darkness, »«Anile her l>e quiet and good ; o A t sh. sobbed in the silence, and trembled, ^Though she tried to be brave as she could. r . the niirht was so real, so awful ! F A mvstery dosing around, r Ike the walls of a deep, deep dungeon, That hid her from Sight Htid sound. So stifling, so empty so dreary - That horror of loneliness black ! she fell asleep, moaning and fearing That morning would never eome back. A baby must bear its own sorrow, Since none understands it aright ; — Hut at last from her ttosom was lifted That terrible fear of the night. One evening, the hands that undressed her la-d her out of the door close by, And hade her look up for a moment— I'p into the wonderful sky, Where the planets and constellations, Deep-reoted in darkness, grew Like blossoms from dark earth blooming. All sparkling with silvery dew. It seemed to bend down and meet her,— That luminous purple dome : She was caught up in a glory. Where her baby-heart was at home ;— Like a child in its father's garden. As glad as a child could be. In the feeling ol perfect protection And limitless liberty. And this had been all around her, While she shuddered alone in bed ! The lieautiful, grand revelation. With ecstacy sweet she read. And she sank into sound child-slumber, All folded in splendors high. All happy and soothed with blessings Breathed out of the heart of the sky. And in dreams her light, swift footsteps Those infinite spaces trod.— A fearless little explorer Of the paths that lead up to God. The darkness now was no dungeon. But a key unto wide release ; And the Night was a vision of freedom— A Presence of heavenly peace. Anil 1 doubt not in like manner Might vanish, ns with a breath. The gloom andthe lonely terror Of the Mystery we call Death. SI M M ER IS GOING. FAREWELL. Summer is fading ; the broad leaves that grew So freshly green when June was young are falling : And all the whisper-haunted forest through The restless birds in saddened tonesare calling From rustling hazel copse and tangled dell. "Farewell, sweet summer, Fragrant, fruity summer, sweet farewell!" Upon the windy hill, in many a field. The honey bees hum slow above the clover, Gleaning the latest sweets its bloom can yield ; And, knowing that their harvest time is over, Sing half a lullaby and half a knell, "Farewell, sweet summer, Honey-laden summer, Sweet farewell !" The little brook that bubbles 'mid the ferns, O'er twisted roots and sandy shallows playing, Seems fain to linger in its eddied turns, And with a plaintive, purring voice is saying Sadder and sweeter than my song can tell , "Farewell, sweet summer, NY arm and dreamy summer, Sweet farewell !" The fitful breeze sweeps down the winding air With gold and crimson leaves liefore it flying; Its gusty laughter has no sign of pain, But in the lulls it sinks in gentle sighing, And mourns the summer's early broken spell. "Farewell, sweet sunmer, Rosy, blooming summer, Sweet farewell !" So bird, and bee, and brook, and breeze make moan, With melancholy song their loss complaining; I, too, must join them, as I walk alone Among the sights and sounds of summer's waning ; I, too, have loved the season passing well— So, farewell summer, Fair but faded summer, Sweet farewell ! O. WOULD THAT I MIGHT KNOW. BY LI 1.1.A N. CUSHMAN. 0, gentle hands! that oft have smoothed my pillow In the lone hours of sickness and of pain. Would that thy tender pressure on my forehead Might still the throbbing brain. For, weary with the day's toil and vexation, My heart and brain throb on so tierce and wild; 1 long to feel thy fingers smooth my tresses As when a tired child. No other hand like thine can still the throbbing Or lull to quiet rest my weary brain ; No other hand so gentle, soft and tender As thine in hours of pain. Bear hands! that long since folded on thy bosom— laiid down their work for other hands to do— 0, come in spirit with the old-time pressure That once so well I knew. 0 gentle hands! reach down from the immortal. Down through the earth-mists from thy spirit home. And still this pain; with all the old caresses I plead for thee to come ! Was it thy fingers?—or am I but dreaming? W as it their pressure on my fo rail cad, cold— Allayed the fever-heat, the weary nnguish. As in those days of old ? W iW it thy hands, or wind blown through the casement, That lifted up the tresses from my brow. That lulled the pain and cheeked the pulse's quick throbbing ? O. would that I might know ! WHO WOULDN'T Ï Who wouldn't kiss A pretty Miss? How could you e're resist her? Especially If she should be Some other lellow's sister ? I'm sure that you Would be too-too Ut-ter-ly glad to do it, But have a care No brother there. Or you would surely rue it. But on the sly. With no one by, Your arm her waist supporting, lay back her bend. And the—'nough said. Go, do your own sweet courting. THE PIONEERS OF MONTANA. The And 'Boys of '64" Meet at the Court House Effect a Permanent Organiza tion. Full Proceedings of the Important Meet ing. [Daily Herald September 10th.J The most important meeting of the Pioneers of Montana that has ever assem bled for twenty years, occurred at the court house in this city to-day. It was a " picnic " for the old-timers. About one hundred were present, gathered together from all parts of Montana, and many were the cordial grasps of hands by friends who had not met before lor many years, and some who had not seen each other since the exciting and trying days of '63 and '64 in Alder Gulch. It was indeed a happy gathering of " the boys," if we may so call the gray-haired, bald-headed, bearded men, who were the pioneers of civilization in this great northwest. And as friend took friend by the hand many interesting rem iniscences of early days would be recounted, and not infrequently a tear would dim the eye when the name of some old compan ion and friend would be mentioned who had passed away to the other land—had gone to prospect the great unknown coun try-had been laid away to his long rest up in the gulch, on the mountain side or in the lovely valley. Truly, there are only a " few of us lelt," still camping on the trail." YYhat tales could these pioneers tell ! What history is contained in their lives ! Their days of pioneering are over. May their lives be peaceful and happy, and may they reap an abundant harvest from the seed they have sown. The meeting was called to order at 10 o'clock by Sam'l T. Hauser, who nominat ed as President, Hon. James Fergus, of Meagher County, who was unanimously elected. Upon taking the chair, Mr. Fergus said : Gentlemen: iweuij-two ytma a:_.> to-day I crossed the place where Heleua now stands in company with David Bentley With the exception of some agency build ings on »Sun River, and two or three half breed cabins where Deer Lodge now stands, there was not a house between Benton and the Bannock mines. The only denizens here were a large band of antelope. A few months later I crossed it again with Geo. Beatty, now present. He was trying to convince me there was a hell somewhere— I have been trying to And it ever since— but I don't think it is in Montana. We had what my Christian friends call sheep and goats, but we killed the goats, and that ac counts for the fact that us old-timers are all good people, or I would not have come over 20(1 miles by private conveyance to look into your kindly faces. We were from the North and the South, from the East and the West, were Yankees and South erners, Union and Secesh, Federal and Confederate, but the friction of intercourse has rubbed off the rough corners. Now we are all Montanians, and I am happy to meet yon. Although unused to presiding over deliberate bodies, I would rather oc cupy this position than be President of the United States. Again I thank yon. Dr. Mussigbrodt, of Deer Lodge county, and W. W. DeLacy, of Lewis and Clarke, were elected Vice Presidents ; John Potter, of Gallatin, Secretary ; and Geo. W. Irvin, II., of Silver Bow, Asst. Secretary, and the gentlemen announced their respective positions. Col. Sanders being called for, stated briefly the objects for which the meeting was called ; the principal ones being to get together the Pioneers of Montana for mutual association, and to collect and put in shape the early history of Montana. Upon motion, a committee on Constitu tion and By Laws was appointed, consist ing of Fergus, DeLacy, Mussigbrodt, Potter, Sanders, Pemberton, Chumasero, Johnston, Toole, and Jos. Brown. Appropriate remarks at some length were made by Sanders, Pemberton, Chum asero, DeLacy and Hauser. Upon motion of Col. Sanders, the follow ing resolution was adopted : Resolved, That all persons that were within the limits of Montana on or before May 26, 1864, and all persons who had then left their former homes and were on their way to what is now the Territory of Montana, be entitled to membership in this association. The "old-timers" were then requested to come forward and sign the book. This was done for the reason that some might be called away from the city before the next meeting. Upon motion of Henry Whaley, of Meagher county, the following motion was adopted : Resolved, That all ladies who were resi dents of the Territory on the 26th of May, 1864, or who were then on their way to Montana, be declared members of this as sociation. In order to give the committee on Con stitution and By Laws time to report, the meeting adjourned until 10 o'clock to morrow (Thursday) morning. [Daily Herald September llth.J The association of Old Timers met at the court house at 10 o'clock this morning, pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order by the President, James Fergus. The court house was filled. The President stated that he was author ized to invite all the " Old Timers " to at tend a social reunion at the residence of Anton M. Holter. Mr. Holter, who was present, arose to remark that for fear of a mistake, he would inform his old friends that he was camped over on Benton ave nue, on the West Side of the city, and hoped every Old Timer now in the city would honor him by attending, and bring their wives, daughters and sweet hearts. The committee on Constitution and By Laws here reported the following, which was adopted : 1. This society shall be known as the Society of Montana Pioneers. 2. All persons who were residents within the Territory on or before May 26th, 1864, or who had then started from their former homes therefor, shall be entitled to become members of the society, upon prefering a written request therefor, and signing the Constitution and By-Laws of the Society. 3. The officers of the society shall con sist of a president, one vice-president in each county of the Territory, a correspond ing secretary, a recording secretary, and a treasurer. 4. The president, treasurer, and corres ponding secretary shall be the executive committee, whose duty it shall be to bave charge of the society, to prepare for publi cation such material as in their judgment is useful, and to make arrangement for the annual meeting of the society. 5. The annual meeting of the society shall be held at such time and place as in the judgment of the executive committee will secure the largest attendance and best accommodate the greater number of the members, two weeks published notice thereof being given. 6. The officers of the society shall usu ally severally perform the duties appertain ing to their respective offices. Each presi dent and vice-president, in addition thereto, shall at the close of his term of service, present a paper appertaining to the early history of the settlements of Montana, and each member of the society shall f urnish the recording secretary with his name and age, residence, date and place of birth, the date of his arrival in the Territory, from what place he came to the Territory, and when he started therefore. 7. The Executive Committee, whenever in their judgment it is desired, may notify the members of any amount of money which may be required, and receive contri butions therefor, to be paid to the Treas urer. 8. This constitution may be amended at any annual meeting of the Society, upon one day's notice, by a vote of a majority of the members thereof present. The following officers were then elected : President—James Fergus. The following are the Vice Presidents : W W. DeLacy for Lewis ami Clarke county. Granville Stuart, Meagher county. Jos. A. Browne, Beaverhead. Jas. M. Arneaux, Choteau. Thos. H. Irvine, Custer. John Potter, Gallatin. H. H. Mood. Madison. Conrad Kohrs, Deer Lodge. Perry XV. McAdow, Yellowstone. Enoch H. XX'ilson, Jefferson. Caleb E. Irvine, Silver Bow. C. P. Higgins, Missoula. Corresponding Secretary—XV. F. Sanders. Recording Secretary—Geo. XV. Irvin, II. Treasurer— »Samuel T. Hauser. A resolution was passed requesting XV. F. Sanders and XV. Y. Pemberton to pre pare and deliver addresses before the asso ciatiation at its next annual meeting. President Fergus took the floor and said : Gentlemen :—Those of you who were in Bannack during the winter of 1862 and 1863, and in Alder Gulch during its early days, will remember what complete con trol Plummer and his thoroughly organ ized band of robbers had over the camps of the Territory. They controlled all our elections, electing their own candidates. They controlled all our roads. Gold dust could not be carried out of the Territory only under a strong guard or by unfre quented trails. Human life did not stand in the way of robbery. At Bannack men had to go armed to their work, their loaded guns laying along side of them all day. We were strangers—did not know each other, and at best only wanted to dig out the precious metal in peace. Finally, in the spring of 1863, matters became so des perate that a few of us who had confidence in each other, formed a vigilance commit tee at Bannack for mntnal protection. The discovery of Alder Gulch scattered its members and nothing came of it ; so things went on, and robberies and murders con tinued. It is an old saying, "What is everybody's business, is nobody's business ; all were aware of the situation of things, but all were only bent on getting gold, and all hoping to save it. XVe were not lacking in brave men, but we had no organization, and above all no leader—no central figure around which we coaid rally. All will recollect how the camp was thrilled at the voice of George Ives, when they learned that one had been found who, by his eloquance and bravery had cowered the lion in his den, had faced the desperadoes, with their fin gers on their triggers, where they had never been placed before without shooting. He was the first target they aimed at that did not quail. Gentlemen, you all know that the trial and execution of George Ives, under the leadership of W. F. Sand ers, was the inauguration of order in Mon tana. XVe owe him, and those connected with him, a debt of gratitude ; and I move that a committee of three be appointed by the Chairman to draw up and present to this meeting proper resolutions, expressive of a long deferred duty, to be placed on the records of this meeting. The motion was seconded and adopted, and a committee appointed to prepare the proper resolutions. Beorge B. Foote stated that it was under stood that the grave of Wm. Fair weather, one of the discoverers of Alder Gulch, was in a neglected condition and deserving of the attention of the Pioneers, and it was thereupon decided that the X'ice President for Madison county be instructed to inves tigate the matter and report to the society. At 11:30 the Association adjourned to meet at the same place at 10 o'clock to morrow morning. A full attendance is requested. After the business is over a photograph will be taken of the Associa tion in a group. 'Daily Herald September 12th ] The Association of Old Timers met at 10 o'clock a. m., pursuant to adjournment, the President, James Fergus, in the chair. The committee on resolutions reported the following, which was unanimously adopted : Resolved, The Pioneers of Montana at this, their first general gathering, recalling the earlier perils of those who first brought order out ot confusion and defeated the tyranny of desperate men, take this op portunity to place on record their apprecia tion of the services of Col. XVilbur F. Sanders, and those associated with him, at the time of the trial and execution of George Ives in the earlier days of Aider Gulch. It was the turning point of our history, and has given tone and character to our whole career as a prosperous, brave, law abiding people. A communication was read from James Brown, giving a history of his successful efforts to erect a monument over the grave of Dr. J. S. Click, and stated there was 8200 still due to the settle the expenses incurred. The President said he could not sleep witnout having the nightmare if he went home before his debt was paid. He would head the list with $10, and would exercise his perogative of presiding officer and ap point S. T. Hauser and A. M. Holter a committee of two to raise this amount im mediately, and the committee should each put their names down for $10. Hauser ob jected to serve on a committee with so objec tionable a character as Holter; whereupon the chair remarked that he had known Mr. Hauser and Mr. Holter to be associated in much more questionable enterprises. XVhere upon the old timers indulged in a hearty laugh. The amount of $200 was subscribed and paid in to the secretary in just fifteen minutes. The Hon. Samuel XVord, of Butte, and Cornelius Hedges, of Helena, addressed the Society, giving happy and pleasing reminiscences of early days and "coming the plains across." The following resolution was introduced by Jos. A. Browne, and adopted : Resolved, That the thanks of the .Society of Montana Pioneers be properly engrossed and tendered to J. Russell Wilson, of Dil lon, M. T., who by his published call was the means of bringing together in conven tion this society. Upon the invitation of Mr. Hauser, sec onded by calls from different members, Governor Crosby addressed the Association as follows: ! j j I Mr. President and Pioneers of Montana :— I did not come here to interrupt your pro ceedings, but as a silent looker on in Helena to-day. I regret very deeply that my short residence and citizenship in Mon tana has rendered me ineligible to be a member in your honorable and interesting association, destined, from your personal recital, to become of great historical inter est to our citizens. To you, Pioneers of Montana, a debt of gratitude is due, for leaving home, family and friends. You came to this country years agone, facing hardships, encountering dangers from the cruel savage, to make this the greatest Territory in these United States. Two years ago, or more, while cruising in the Orient with James Gorden Bennett, of the New York Herald, l received a cablegram announcing my appointment as Governor of Montana, which announce ment was a surprise and unsolicited by me. I immediately returned to America and assumed the duties of the office. During the time I have been the Executive every act of mine, official or otherwise, has emi nated from a thorough sense of consci entious and straightforward duty for the best interests, advancement and develop ment of our great Territory. I have been called a "dude" by my political and per sonal enemies. If serving as an officer during the war, from its commence ment to the end, and being honor ably wounded, if afterwards serv ing for nearly five years in the Indian country with Général Custer, who lost his life in protecting the homes of many of you now before me in Montana, entitles me to that appellation, then I cheerfully bear it. I am called a carpet-bagger. If coming into this Territory to remain ; if the in vestment of over forty thousand dollars in Montana ; if an interest in her material fu ture, carries with it such a name, then I glory in it ! I have been called the "Dawdling Dandy from the banks of tile Arno," which name was first applied to me by that honorable statesman and gentleman, Mr. Councilman Cox, of Custer county. If, sir, I deserve this name for my action in having brought to the notice of the Legislature the conduct of the Commissioners of Custer, who were plundering and robbing her unprotected citizens right and left, then I am willing to bear it. And let me say here to-day, to every Pioneer before me, that I am willing to "dawdle" into any county in this Terri tory for the purpose of bringing to pun ishment any official, whoever he may be, who is prostituting his office. Gentlemen, I am not here to make a speech, but I thank you for your kindly welcome, which I do not accept as a compliment to myself personally, but to the office I hold in your midst. Geo. W. Irvin told several stories. They were good. Everybody voted them good. At the conclusion George was loudly ap plauded, and was then requested to furnish affidavit as to his general character for trnthfulnes8. Dr. Steele told what he knew about the organization of new mining camps, with special reference to Alder Gulch. His de scription of a trial, wherein he was Judge, elicited great laughter. It was announced that the photographer was in waiting, and would be pleased to take the Old Timers' in a group after they adjourned. There being no further business before the meeting the Association adjourned sine die. The next meeting will be held in Helena daring Fair week, 1885. The Roll Call. The following names are appended to the constitution of the Montana Pioneers, all of whom were in Montana on the 26th of May, 1864, or had at that date left their homes in the States foi*Montana : Joseph A. Browne, July 27, 1862, Glen ! dale. Robt. X'auglin, June 13, 1864, Sun River. Phil. E. Evans, May 18,1864, Deer Lodge. Charles F. Mussigbrodt, April 10, 1864, Warm Springs. T. H. Griffith. July, 1862, Drummond. John Potter, August 27, 1862, Hamilton. Charles Anceney, May 5, 1864, XTrginia j City. F. Fridley, March, 1864, Bozeman. M. McGuirk, 1864, Gallatin. George Beatty, October, 1862, Beaver j Creek. Edward Cardwell, November 7, 1863, XTrginia City. Enoch XVilson, June 22, 1864, Virginia I City. S. M. XVilson, May 26, 1864, Virginia City. P. A. Culver, Octolter 12, 1863, Jefferson City. A. M. Morgan, June 3, 1864, XVickes. J. A. Bailey, May 9,1863, Boulder Valley. Chas. F. Straub, July, 1864, Clancy. J. H. Baker, June 7, 1864, Virginia City. John J. Hull, December, 1858, Jefferson City. M. D. Mclntire, April 20,1864, Boulder X 7 alley. H. Clay Harrison, September 5, 1862, Pony. John Donegan, April 8, 1864, Puller's Springs. Elmer F. Johnson, April 24, 1863, Vir ginia City. H. H. Mood, April 18, 1863, Pony. Jerome XV. Boles, April 24, 1864, Pony. R. O. Hickman, June 30, 1864, Virginia City. Tbos. Baker, April 20, 1864, Virginia City. James Fergus, August 1,1662, Fort Ma giunis. J. E. Murray, May 12, 1863, XX'hite Sul phur Springs. David E. Folsom, August 1, 1862, Unity. Henrv XVhaley, May 29,1863, Townsend. XV. c: XVhaley, May 29,1863, Townsend. P. H. XVhaley, May 29, 1863, Townsend. Job Thompson, April 1, 1863, Townsend. XV. H. »Sutherlin, April 13, 1864, XVhite Sulphur Springs. John Y. Phillips, September 20, 1862, Diamond City. Robt. Smith, May, 1*64, Canyon Ferry. P. D. Kinyon, July 9,1863, Fort Logan. T. H. Kennedy, June 1, 1862, Missoula county. XV. H. Rodgers, September, 1864, Mis Chas. XV. Berry, April 28, 1864, Missoula. R. A. Pelkey, August, 1861, Helena. Mrs. XV. J. Livingston, 1862, (postoffice not given). A. II. Mitchell, April 20, 1864. Deer Lodge. John Atchison, May, 1864, Overland. XV. Y. Pemberton, July 12,1*63, Butte. H. H. Thaïe, June 17, 1863, Helena. »S. E. Larabie, July 30,1664, Deer Lodge John Bielenberge, July 7, 1864, Deer Lodge. XV. S. Barrett, August 25, 1864, Florence. XVilbur F. Sanders, September 17, 1863, Helena. M. Holter, December 1, 1863, Miller, September 18, 1863] Anton Helena. Ignace Helena. R. S. Hamilton, July 1,1864, Helena. XV. K. Roberts, August, 1863, Hel en a Chas. D. Curtis, May 16, 1864, Helena John XVagener, May 15,1863, Helena. Conrad Kohrs, July 28, 1862, Deer Lodge. Nathan Thompson, July 4, 1863, Salt Lake City. Noah Armstrong, June 10, 1863, Twin Bridges. Dr. XV. L. Steele, May 24, 1863, Helena. Joseph G. Steele, May 24,1863, Helena. James O. Steele, May 24,1863. Helena. XVm A. Dingee, May 17,1863, Helena. Sam Schwab, August 15,1863, Helena. Wm. H. Guthrie, October 4,1862, Helena. Eli W. McNeil, July 4,1863, Helena. J. W. XVhitlatch, September 17, 1864, Helena. Cannon, September 11, 1864, C. W. Helena. Henry Cannon, September 11, 1864, Helena. Wm. Allen, April 10,1864, Helena. Terence O'Donnell, May 23,1864, Helena. John F. Wilson, July 12,1864, Helena. W. A. Rumsey, May 17,1863, Helena. John Moffit, July 10,1864, Helena. John A. Quirk, April 1,1864, Helena. D. H. XVeston, June, 1863, Helena. John Hines, August 25, 1863, Canton. James W. Hathaway, June 8, 1864, Helena. * P. W. McAdow, July 10, 1861, Billings. P. Milligan, June 14,1863, Willow. R. F. Wilkinson, August 5, 1864, Helena. A. Plummer, July 24, 1863, Missoula. Thomas Tweedy, October 7,1863. Otto Peterson, March 20,1864, Helena. Geo. B. Foote, July 25,1864, Helena. John H. Ming, Nov. 19, 1863, Helena. H. J. Reed, Aug. 15, 1864, Ten Mile (Helena). Richard Hughes, April 4,1864, Butt.e Silver Hughes, April 4,1864, Butte. Thos. B. Harper, March 15, 1864, James M. Ryan, June 4, 1863, Helena. M. Carroll, 1859, Helena. John McCormick, June 1,1*63, Missoula. J. X. Beidler, June 10, 1*63, Helena. XV. W. Morris, June 18, 1*64, Virginia City. Mike Burns, May 2. 1864, Helena. T. H. Kleinschmidt, March 24, 1864, Helena. Wm. M. Bishop, March 22, 1864, Helena. John C. McIntosh, June 18, 1*63, Helena. XVm. H. Hahn, August 22,1864, Boulder. Anton E. Miller, 1864, Boulder. James L. Fisk, August, 1862, St. Paul, Minnesota. Andrew J. Fisk, July 20, 1864, Helena. Van H. Fisk, August 15.1864, Bedford. Jos. P. Flick, Septemlier, 1863, Helena. A. J. Davidson, Nov. 25, 1863, Helena. Geo. Steell, 1857, Sun River. T. H. Clewell, April 24, 1*63, Helena. J. A. Featherman, July 2 1*63, New Chicago. Robt. M. Fergusou, May 16, 1864, New Chicago. J. D. McCammon, July 23, 1*64, Boze man. W. XV. DeLacy, Oct., 1*59, Helena. Geo. W. Carlton, Ang. 19, 1864, Deer Lodge. Jas. A. Dixon, June 4,1*64, Missoula. Geo. Raecsh, May 12,1*64, Helena. Phillip Thorpe, Ang. 1,1863, Dillon. Jno. M. Sweeney, Sept. 28,1864, Helena. Ben. Ezekiel, Aug., 1863, Helena Jno. R. Sanford, Feb., 1859, Helena. G. H. Oldham, Nov. 14,1863, Helena. J. H. Nixon, Sept. 1,1864, Gallatin. Cornelius Hedges, June, 1*64, Helena. XV. R. McComas, July, 186.3, Helena. John M. Daly, May, 1864. Helena. Hugh Daiy, Nov., 1863, Helena. Edward Ryan, May, 1864, Boulder. John Griffith, June 14, 1862, Helena. Martin Munter, Jan. 16, 1859, Heleua. Geo. Booker. May, 1864, Helena. Martin M. Holter, 1864, Helena. E. N. Dunphy, 1862, Helena. John .Stewart, Sept. 20, 1863, Helena. James Quirk, April 16,1863, Helena. S. T. Hauser., June, 1862, Helena. James King, Sept., 1862, Butte. Jerome Norris, May 27, 1863, H^na. Fred. Reece, July 28,1864, Helena. XX'. L. Milligan, May 28,1863, Helena. Martha A. Milligan, July, 1864, Helena. A. O'Connell, Sept. 8, 1*63, Helena. Archie A. McPhail, Sept. 20, 1862, New Chicago. Geo. XV. Morse, Aug., 1862, New Chicago, Jeff. McDermott, July, 1*62, Denver. Col. Thos. G. Merrill, Aug. 5, 1*63, Helena. XVm. Chumasero, May 3, 1864, Helena. Jas. Apling, Sept. 28, 1864, Gallatin City. XV. H. Tracy, July, 1862, Bozeman. Eugene Jones, Sept. 1863, Helena. Chas. G. Êirdseye, July, 1864, Blackfoot City. Homer Hewins, July, 1862, Helena. Geo. XV. Cullison, May 10,1864, Helena. E. M. MitHin, May 10, 1*64, Helena. XV. F. XVentworth, July 9, 1864, Helena. Thos. H. XX'hite, May 9, 1864, Butte. J. R. Gilbert, July. 1864, Helena. XVilson Redding, Sept., 1863, Clancy. Henry Blakeman, June 2, 1863, Gregory. J. R. Boyce, June 10, 1864, Helena. A. XVeisenhorn. Oct. 21st, 1863, Helena. Chas. B. Leith, Oct. 31st, 1863, Helena. a i /. e * OA..L iQcA u . Adam trossman, Sept. 26th, 1864, Hel a j Shelton Duff, Aug. 10th. 1-864, Helena. Timothy Wilcox, June, 1864, Helena. L. H. Hershfield, July, 1864, Helena. E. Beach, June 1, 1*63, Helena. A. P. Carter, May 10, 1864, Helena. X\ T m. Coyne, November, 1863, Helena. XV. F. Mellon, September, 1860, Helena Geo. Millen, September 22, 1864, Dillon Isaac F. Bassford, May 5, 1863, Helena. J. P. XVoolman, May 10, 1*64, Helena. C. Imoda, S. J., September 23, 1859, Helena. Wm. Claessens, S. J., 1841, St. Peter's Mission. Frank XValker, November, 1*63, Los Angeles, Cal. Cornelius Griswold, June 18, 1863, Boulder. Cornelius C. XVinslow, April 22, 1864, Clancy. Harry N. Sykes, Feb. 28, 1864, Helena. J. A. Johnston, May 1,1862, Helena. Dominick Freeler, May 4, 1864, XVickes. Casper Freeler, May 4, 1864, Wiekes. Harman Freeler, May 4, 1864, XVickes. Jos. E. Marion, April 16, 1861, French town. I ! Jos. Houle, April 16, 1861, Frenchtown. John S. Bristol, April 10, 1860, XVhite 's gulch. Jos. V. Stafford, August 4, 1864, Canyon Ferry. Chas. L. Dahler, July 3, 1863, Helena. Jos. Currah, October 28,1863, Helena. James McEvily, May, 1862, Helena. Henry F. Sonnefield, May 25, 1864, Helena. Morgan Evans, May 10, 1864, Anaconda. R. A. Conlow, July 4, 1864, Butte. Chas. Rumley, June 17, 1862, Helena. Harry Flegher, July 15,1861, Helena. Jos. Daddow, Sept. 14,1863, Pioneer. Silas F. King, May 24,1864, Butte. XVm. Rodgers, Xlarch, 1863, Boulder. XVarren C. Gillette, September, 1862, Dearborn. Jos. Blackwell, September 15,1863, Can yon Ferry. Jno. R. XVatson, October, 1864, Helena. Massena Bullard, Oct. 10, 1864, Helena. Geo. Travis, September, 1864, Helena. John Larsen, Sept. 4,1864, Marysville. C. P. Blakely, April 16,1864, Bozeman. J. S. Russell, July 7,1864, Helena. Moses Morris, May 1,1864, Helena. • Jno. Horsky, August 30,1864, Helena. Jas. H. Conley, October 17,1864, Helena. Jas. M. Smith, July 1,1864, Helena. Henry Egberry, August 30,1864, Helena. James I. XVinslow, May 17, 1863, Fish Creek Ellen C. Winslow, May 17, 1863, Fish Creek. Marcus Lissner, July 25,1864, Helena. R. S. Hale, July 10, 1864, Helena Samuel Word, September 27,1863, Butte. J. J. Fant, November 1862, Helena. Jno. T. Murphy, July 12, 1864, Helena. Silas H. Croanse, June 25, 1864, Helena. Bennett Price, April 11, 1864, Helena. Jas. M. Vivion, April 24, 1863, Pueblo. Col. E. O. Railsback, August, 1864, Helena. B. C. Brooke, April 3, 1864, Helena. H. XV. English, June 18,1864, Helena M. Mounts, 1864, Bozeman. James H. Kennedy, Sept. 1,1*64, Helena. Chas. H. Snell, May 30, 1863, Helena. John Merry, August, 1*62, Helena. Mrs. Lizzie XVilson, June 18, 1*64, Rad ersburg. M. Dunphy, December, 1863, S. Hamilton, July 1, 1864, F. Gilpatrick, July 1, 1*64, Dillon. 1863, Mrs. E. Helena. Mrs. R. Helena. Mrs. L. Helena. Con Bray, August, 1*62, Argenta. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Ball, August, 1*62, Argenta. Col. Jas. Harber, August, 1862, Bannack. A. H. Odell, August, 1862, Bannack. Jas. Mansfield, Angost 1862, Bannack. Adam Fink. August, 1862, Bannack. XVm. Roe, August, 1862, Bannack. Martin Barrett, August, 1862, Bannack. Geo. Batchelder, " " Sami Batchelder, John R. Wilson, Geo. XV 7 . Dart, Robt. T. Wing, " " " Phil Lovell, Geo. W. Irvin, II., Aug. 22, 1863, Butte. Miss Mary Peabody, Dec., 1862, Dillon. Thos. Selway, July, 1863, " Robt. Sei way, " " " John Selway, James Selway, Henry Burfim, Henry S. Pond, July, 1862. Glendale. Mart Post, " " Narcessa Ladony, " " A. P. Garwood, Sept. 7, 1864, Helena. E. W. Jones, June, 1864, Helena. J. H. Jones, June, 1*64, Helena. Geo. W. Newkirk, July, 1*63, Butte. Dakota Fire. Pieere. I)ak., September 12.-A fire here this morning destroyed the main business block of the city. Loss, $100.000. 1864, I POLITICAL POINTS. Albany Journal : Mr. Hendricks did not write as well as he could in order that Governor Cleveland should seem to have written well. "Greater love hath no man than this." Cleveland Leader : "A man good enough to be at the head ot Garfield's administra tion is good enough to have an administra tion ot his own, said Judge Foraker in his Brooklyn speech. And so say the American people. Salt Lake Tribune: XX T e think most Democrats will agree with the New York Herald that the letter of Mr. hendricV ". on the withdrawal of Mr. Cleveland, v. - unfortunate. It is a had thing for a prou - inent candidate to admit that he evti thought ol the withdrawal of a part of his 0 vn ticket. The Democratic party cannot to-day in scribe a single motto of achievement on its banners from the dark days of 1860 to the ' present which will inspire its followers : with enthusiasm, says the Inter-Oeean. XX hat can it say to the young men just coming into active life and duty? The I less the better. If it could blot' out the past of history the present and the future would give larger promise. St. Paul Pioneer-Press : "XVho is this Grover Cleveland, anyway ?" said a Mis souri delegate to the Democratic National convention at Chicago. It was a perfectly natural question, under the circumstances, for a Democrat of average intelligence. All , we know of him is that he was not long Sheriff, and afterward Mayor, of a pro ■ vincial New York town, who, some two years since, was accidentally lifted from his local obscurity to the Governorship of New X ork by one of those political cataclysms j which confound all ordinary calculation. Buffalo Times (Ind): It will not be de I nied that Mr. Cleveland's candidacy is at ! tended with unexpected embarrassments. The defection of Democratic workers who felt that some better known partisan should have been nominated, the opposition of the working classes, the hostility of Tam many Hall, the candidacy of Gen. Butler, and last, though by no means the least, the scandals concerning the Governor's private character, are among the things that have created this embarrassment, and are the causes that induce the Sun and other papers to advise a change of front in in the presence of the enemy. Fort Benton Press : The Democracy all over the country are trying hard to swallow Cleveland. In view of the recent devel opments he is becoming a bitter pill. Al ready dissension is at work in their ranks and if it continues they will bave but a poor following in November. One faction is strongly advocating his withdrawal from the contest, while the laboring men are swarming to swell the Republican ranks or to help the Butler movement. Tammany is uncertain, and certainly the outlook for Democratic success in the coming election is lessening every day. The abuse which has been heaped upon Blaine only tends to increase his popularity, and as a 'esult, af ter election there will be a funeral and the Democratic party will be the corpse. New York Independent : XVhat a strange spectacle such a law-breaker, if elected, would present in the parlors of the XVhite House ! XX'hat an opportunity it would give to Mormon polygamists to sneer and laugh at the efforts of the General Gov ernment to suppress the monstrous abomi nations in the Territory of Utah ! XVhat a barrier to the successful teaching of mo rality from the pulpit or political platform, or in the halls of Congress ! All decent people, not to say Christian people, would have to hide their heads with a profound sense of shame and disgust. No, no ! The majority of the voters of this country will not and cannot approve of any such beast ly and heathenish standard of morality. James Red path : The defection of Irish from the Democratic party this fall will be on a scale unparalleled in the history of the Irish in America. The feeling of dis affection is widely spread, and they will vote not as Republicans, but as Democrats protesting against the nomination of a * man whom they do not regard as the friend of the working classes. The Irish Nationalists are especially displeased be cause of Cleveland's action in the Devoy case. These men are not dynamiters. They believe in a separate nationality for Ireland, but they also believe in prose cuting a civilized warfare and waiting until there is some chance to fight Eng land effectively. It is a powerful organi zation and generally bitter against Cleve land for his refusal to pardon Devoy when he was sent to the penitentiary for alleged libel against Belmont. I think Blaine will win mainly through the Irish-American votes withdrawn from the Democratic party. Suit ol the Morey Letter Forger. New X 7 ork, September 12. —Judge X'an XX'ick, of the Supreme Court, this morning appointed H. Lafiin Kellogg referee to con tinue the examination of Henry Hadley in his case against the Democratic National Commitree The examination will be con tinued Tuesday. New Railroad Project. Boston, Sept. 11.—A meeting of inter ested persons was held to-day looking to the reviving of the project for a railroad between New York and Boston in which the 190 miles will be traveled in three, hours, it is estimated that a double track road can lie built for $25,(100,000. Postal Matter. ^Washington, September 11.— Superin tendent Thompson, of the Railway Mail Bureau, arranged to have the Sau Fran cisco lettei mail on the Ogden and San Francisco railway post office seperated for carrier stations and box delivery on the cars This is expected to greatly facilitate the delivery of mails in San Francisco U. P. Famine-. Boston, September 12.—The earnings of Union Pacific railway for July, were $2, 383,343; operating ex pens-s. $1,063,693. which is a gain of $9*,<i00 in net result for the month.