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DUPÜYEÄ, VOHT.. June lO, 1897.
KO. 40.
James Sulfrove
Choteau, - - M""' '
Munt an a.
justice of the Peace,
Dupuyer, Montana
Deeds, Mortgages, and all kinds of
Legal Instruments drawn up.
fill PI! Y KR. • • MONTANA.
W. H. St, CLfïIR.
IJarber and Hair Dresser.
Uath Rooms in Connection.
Julian. F. Bu.rcl
Notary Public,
Deeds, Mortgages, and all kinds of
Legal Instrumeftts drawn up.
U. S. Corntr)t«»lon««"'
authorized to Becctve Filings mid I'ltm
Proofs o'ii Public Laud.
M ontana.
Boot at)d Shoe leaker
»oop in bcttd '8 rtolle,
31IOTEAL', . '• montana
fei-rh Extracted Without Pain. All
Work Guaranteed.
C hoteac ,
w. H' TITUS,
Physïctan : a*d *• Surtfeer.
dupuyer, mont.
j* E. Wamsley
Physician and Stir$con.
University of Virginia, Jefferson Medical
College, New York Post Graduate.
Tuoteac, • Mont.
The Cascade Bank
Incorporated under the'laws of Montan»
April 15,18ffl.
Capital - -
at pi a* *uu profit
>. R. Atkinson
lacob Swltser
F. P. Atkinson
W. W. Miller
T resident
Vic® President
... cashier
Assistant Cashier
T. Atkinson,
»«ter Larson,
acob Swltzer,
a general banking business transacted- lu
■/•rest allewod on time deposits.
F. P. Atkinson
John J. Ellis,
Jere Leslie.
Hotel ïïiortoit,
First-elass accommodations for the
traveling public. Couiteous
treatment. Moderate
Positively th« best hotel in
Teton County.
J. DEVINE, proprietress
Ifehn Devin« manager.
Terms Strictly Cash.
Park fïvenac, JDapayer. fT)ool..
J. Hifsijbeirç* Sl CO.
...Dealers in.
Boots and Shoes,
Dupuyer, - - TQoivfaixa
Douïï) Tf)ey Go T
On -&.11 Kinds of
GEO. A. FRY & CO.,
BirnsrcriM:, MOISTT.
Cash Store.
fLri<& Fart)isl7if)gs,
Boots emcL Slioes,
l<IEflT tyfIf*K;ETT
W. A. MILLER, Proprietor.
Fresh ßeef Pojrk fllalays off Hatjd.
Only the Best Kept io Stock
The Da payer fleanth»
f:!.Oft PfcB YEAR.
Published Every Thursday.
A Kepub'lcan Newspaper dovoted to the
interests of Dupuyer and Surrounding
Communities. -
Entered at the post office at Dupuyer, Mont.,
H-i "'•oniiwiasH mail matter.
<" r. i"r«bco&t, Publisher.
{• k .1 il - ; is in 'bica^o rea bed
t'igb * .ter mark about May 5,
1897 At the time the last bank
call was made the rational banks
lield in rt posits a total of $137,
870.'136, while. the largest. total
cv. r i.-'i I that made in
D. ;i m i.T, 1892, wt<< n th» banks
in Id u total uf $130,058,550. The
~iinr.c plethoric condition of the
bank vaults is reported from New
Y .rk and from nearly every large
eiiv in tue country. When money
goes b.'gging and capiialists
search ill-- highways of commerce
fur men who can make their
dollars earn something it ind ; ca es
an industrial uncertainty that is a
menace to prosperity. Millions of
dollars are waiting for congress to
call them from their h-ding places.
Favorable legislatioto is needed to
drive money into channels of trade
and industry. Idle dollars are
almris,' as dangerous to our country
.,s i'.ili mer. —Helena herald.
Our free silier friends will
piv'b:.h v n«»tic I hat. u is not more
money that is ueeded. but "favor
able legislation is needed to drive
money into channels of trade and
industry." Notwithstanding the
opposition of the demo po ps, the
republicans are getting into shape
for passage that "needed favorable
The D -in «ratio p:ipe: - 3 th.it
ake their cue from Mr. Cleveland
and more particularly the mug
wumps who would like nothing
better than to see the republican
efforts for taril revision frustra
ted, are continuing to whine aad
growl and scold because Congress
is consistent and does not abandon
tariff legislation work (or the pur
pose of taking up the currency
question. They maintain that the
latter subject is the one which the
people want to have solved This
is an erroneous opinion, out i'
these people want to cling to it
there 's p • law on the statue book
: rbidding th"m doing so.—Bur
• ington, la , Hawkeye, May 22,
A. H. Hersey, who is the Wash
ington correspondent for a number
Montana newspapers, makes the
announcement that John J. Miller,
of Shelby, is a candidate for the
ij poiu'tn nt as deputy collector of
customs at Sweet Grass Station
We know of no appointment that
would give bet T er satisfaction to
the republicans of Teton.
Nebraska is to fy the populiste
initiative and referendum fad
Kansas and Nebraska lie close to
gether, and we believe it would
have beci better for the latter
state to have let Kansas take the
initiative in all fad legislation.
The present indications are that
busiüess will soon assume its
former proportions. Then look
out for the breaking away of many
a pupu i»t's h art.
lu the judicial election in Cni
cago the silver party had aboui
ona-fifth as many votes as the
New York Tribune says: "Th>
publioher of a country newspaper
does more for the money tbaa any
one we know of."
The senate is getting down to
business and is making good pro
gress wilh the tariff bill.
Senator Carter on Wool.
A Washington dispatch credits
Senator Carter, of Mou tana, with
the following remarks:
The effort to get the wool
schedule iu desirable shape has
been long continued. Much of the
difficulty has risen through tbt
inability of the wool growers to
agree amongst themselves on the
exact terms and figures they
desired. Then again certain of
our friends havn created «r-uble by
insisting upon ru*va and terms
they eould not uphold or jus'ify
with logic:» 1 arguments. My own
view has oeen to rid of the ait
valorem duty e ..irely and to secure
specific duties on all grades of
wool, the duties tu be su reasonab'e
just and defensible as to nee»
essarilv be permanent We want,
j adeqrate proie«.tiou or a per
man eut. basio an 1 dutii > imposed
in such a manner as to avoid fraud
through undervaluations. This
end has been pratically agreed
"What will be the tariff agree!
upon as to wool?
"Ou third class or purely carpet
wools of value not exceeding 9
'•en 1 * a puund th- onsy will be 5
cents p.-r pound On firs'- and
second last' wool »e «v i 11, 1 think,
fix the rate at. 9 and 10 cents
respectively. The arrangement
for these rates will be agreed upon
before 'be schedules are reaeheo
in the senate, :;ousquently needless
speech making and resulting 'oss
of time will be avoided The
general understanding amongst
(he friends of the bill is that
speech making wili be left to those
who oppose the bill or desire to
delay its passage We want
action rather than words at this
time. Ever hour we delay the
passage of the bill permits th
landing of an additional ship loao
of wool to depress the hom
market which we are striving f>
secure with the least possible
delay for our home woolgrowers
—River Press.
McKnigtit sells cheese.
Seed oats, barley and wheat
Keep the flies out by buying
your screen wire of MeKnight.
Fob Sale —Ranch of 320 acres,
all fenced. Located 12 miles wesi
of Dupuyer. Good house, stable
and two cattle sheds. First-das?
range. Plenty of water for irriga
tion. Call or address.
J am ks Phillips,
Dupuyer, Mont
The Wool Market.
Boston, June 5.—The Boston
Commercial Bulletin says to day
the wool market- The market
stronger in tone. The largest
manufacturers are buying big
b'ocks, especially of foieign wools
One dealer sold 1,500,000 pounds
of Bunenos Ayres crossbred at 17
or 18 cents: Another sold 800,
009 pounds of«Pu:ita Ay-ei wools at
16 cents; another 1,000 baits of
Adelaide wools on a scoured basis
of 38 cents. Foreign markets are
strong and higher. Tops have
advanced in Europe. The drouth
is sla\ ing sheep by the mil ion in
Australia and stocks of wool in
Europe are much depleted. High
activity and an advance of five per
cent are reported from Montevideo.
Meanwhile domestic wool is utterly
neglected and dealers caunot make
themselves whole on their early
purchaso3 in the west.
State News.
In June 350 Christian Endeavors
will visit the National Park
The plane, of the Missoula Demo
erat was wholly destroyed by tire
June 1st. The proprietors claim
that ths fire was of incendiary
E. N. Lippencott, manager of
the J. H. Ranch near Augusta
reports the oirth a month ago of a
colt with six legs, all of which are
in use. The monstrosity has four
front feet.
Montanians will do will to stay
away Iroai the Ft. Sletle country.
There are men enough over there
to do all the work there is to be
done, and prospecting nearei home
is liable to bring better returns.
Chas. W. Collins a brakemaa on
the Montana Central railway,
was assaulted by tramps at Big
Sandy. He was beaten over the
head witb a coupling pin until he
became iusei»sib ö and theu torown
under the cars. His arm was cut
from bis body.
According to statistics prepared
by Chief Engineer Stevens, of
the Great Northern, the new Cas.
cade tunnel will be about two and
half miles long. The highest
level of the track above the sea
will be 4700 f-'et or 800 feet lower
th.-n the top of the mountain
ab)ve The track grade will be
one and seven-tenths of a foot per
100 f^et.
Section 2726 of the road law
hould be borne in mind ty everv
reader. It provides that whoever
obstructs or injures any highway,
diverts anv water courses
hereon, or drains any water for
his land upon any highway to the
Injury thereof by means of ditches
or dams, is liable to a penalty of
ten dollars for each day such ob
strjetion or injury remains, and
must be punished as provided in
section 1931 of the penal code. It
shall be the duty of the road
supervisor to notify the county at
torney of any and all violations of
Iiis chapter.
The Montana commissioner for
the Omaha exposition, W. H.
Sutber in, is now urging the wool
growers of this state to prepare
xhibits of wool for the Omaha ex
position of next year, so that
Montana --an take the rank she
entitled to as the great wool
producing state of the union.
With this end in view he is out the
ollowing circular to woolmen:
In order to carry out the plan
for an exhibition of Montana's
varied products and resources at
the Trans-Mississippi and Inter
national exposition at Omaha in
1898, it is desirable that sample
f eeees of wool of the clip of 1897
be furnished by sheep owners. 1
will receipt for the wool if
furnished and promise to return
the same or sell to the best po-sible
»dvaLtage and account for it to
the owners.
The natce of the owner, age and
breeding of the sheep from which
he fleece is taken must be furnish
ed in order that it may be prop; rly
entered, and it is very desirable
that the fleece be clean :ind care
fully shorn Tie up neatly, wrap,
and sew in sacking, end keep in a
secure place until further notice.
Everyone concedes that the
sheep industry should be suitably
represented at the exposition, but
it remains with the sheep owners
whether they are represented or
not-, as the appropriation is so
'united that it can only be ueed
fur fansportatlon and installing
Dupuyer's Celebration.
Below we publish a partial pro
gram of the exe-cises to be held
here on July 3rd.
Salute at Sunrist.
9 30—Reading of the Déclara
tion of Independence, addresses
vocal music, etc.
2:00—Game of base ball. Burton
vs. Dupuyer, Purse, $20.
Half mile dash 120 00 $5 00
Quarter mile 15 00 5 00
200 yards 10 00 2 50
f0'»t RACES
Sack race 2 50 1 00
Potato race 2 50 1 00
100 yard race 5 00 3 00
Wheelbarrow race.. 2 50
Tug oNwar. Dupuyer vs. Cho
teau, two kegs of beer, to be
opened by the win. er».
Grand display of fireworks.
Dance in the pavillion.
To the horsemen of Teton county:
You are bpreby given notice that
there is an infectious skin disease
very prevalent among the range
horses of Teton county, and it is
urgently necessary to at once
collect all such horses and imme
diately commence curative meas
ures, carefully treating each horse.
All healthy horses must be
separated from diseased ones and
retained in separate places until
released on examination by the
state veterinarian, or his deputy,
Dr. J. E Wamsley, of Choteau.
No horse, ass or mule, can be
permitted to leave Teton county
unless accompanied by a certificate
ot health from the deputy veter.
inarian, Dr. Wamsley.
All strays not claimed by June
20th, 1897, wtll be taken in charge
by the deputy veterinarian and
proper y dispnsed of.
Information relative to treat
ment of such horses will be fur
nished by the state or deputy
Dr. M. E Knowles,
State Veterinarian.
D r. J E. Wamsley,
Deputy State Veterinarian
Bloc Ideal Newa.
[Received too tat« for last week's Acantha.1
Considerable land is being taken
up and fenced this spring.
Albert Halliday aid wife, of
Beit, are visiting with H. L. HalL
Charles Ellsworth has about re*
covered from his broken leg, under
the care of Dr. Brooks.
Byersdorf S l C o.. butchers, of
Great Falls, have been here buying
beef cattle. They received all
they des'red at satisfactory prices.
Our grass is in good condition,
bei g far ahead of this time last
year, frequent showers of late
having been verj bcneHcial to lb*
Mr. and Mrs. James Col.ins gave
a supper last week in celebration
of the tenth anniversary of their
marriage. Covers were laid for
forty person«. Among the guests
from abroad were S. F. Ralston
and wife, the Misses Ralston, W.
M. Foster and wife, Chas. Monk*
man and wife, Mrs Coffey, G. A
Fry and wife, Miss Peebles, Miss
Bean, Solan Brown and wife, E. P.
Butler, Mrs. Love, of Belt, and
Mrs. Acton.
Buy your supplies for the
lambing season at McKnight's.
Seed oats, barley and wheat at
Notice of Dissolution.
The co-partnership heretofore
existing between James Malone
and Wm. Macdonald Wright, under
the firm name of Malone & Wright,
woolgrowers, of Dupuyer, Mont.,
was dissolved by mutual consent
April 1st, 1897, James Malone
retiring from said firm, Wm.
Macdonaid Wright continues the
business. All liabilities are as
sumed by and all accounts payable
to Win. Macdonald Wright.
James Malone,
Wm. Macdonald Wright.
Lupuyer, Mont., May 26, 1897.
If you are thinking of buying a
churn it will pay you to wait a few
days until I receive my sample of
the best churn ever put on the
market. Guarranteed to mako
butter from milk fresh from the
cow iu one minute. Inquire of
F. H. Federhkn.
Strayed—a bay mare, branded
2V on left hip. $5.00 will be paid
for her return.
Lost—Buckskin mare, black
mane and tail, branded 2V on lett
thigh; weight about 1,100 pounds.
Five dollars reward.
E. Savory, Dupuyer.
The Chicago Markets.
Beêves 4 00
Cows and heifers.... 2 00
Stockers and feeders. 3 40
Texans 3 45
Native 2 50
Westerns 3 50
Lambs 3 25
5 25
4 40
4 60
4 40
4 85
4 60
5 60
There is a strong probability
that cattle shippers' passes will be
taken out of the list of deadhead
tickets soon. Ths Chicago freight
committee discussed tha matter
yesterday and will take it up
again. It seems that certain firms
in the stock yards have been in the
habit of making a little pin money
out of the cattle pass privilege.
Railroads allow one fare trans
portation for a carload of cattle.
This pass is supposed to be used by
the man who is supposed to go
along with the car of cattle to care
for them. It is charged that somo
of the live stock brokers divide up
a large shipment of many cars,
making their clerks the shippers,
and thus get as many passes as
there are shipped. The passes,
according to the reports, then are
turned over to the ticket brokers,
who sell them far under the rate,
and the stock yards people get a
share of the proceeds.
The railroad officials say ther«
no longer exists any reason for
cattle shippers to send men along
to feed and water livestock, as the
railroads bave men and facilities
for di log it. It lis proposed to
stop the practice of issuiug passes,
and Instead to charge a low rate
for boua fide cattle tenders, and
make a corresponding reduction iq
freight charges,

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