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SFrm the Gcuage tribune. S-.otOst every week in the year heavy itda of buffalo hides may seen pass Ing through the streets of Chicago, a p. z ipped hence for all points East and .for Europe. Few people know whence they come, whither they go, or for what uses they are destined; yet they form a not inconsiderable item of the infant commerce of the great plains of the West. It is estimated that some 200,000 buffalo were shot last year (up to the end of the year). For some years pre viounsly the supply of skins had beeh small, very littie more, in fact, than those of animals slaughtered by In dians and white hunters for subsist ence. The price was, tlorefore,'re munerative, ranging from $4 ~to for a cow skin, and $6 to $7 ~ab skin. Many reasens contib ut& to an increased supply. Hunters found it profitable to kill the ,animals as a means of livelihood at these prices; the herds, confined by railroads to a comparatively small ranging ground, became easier of access, a.d the-de mand was at all times greater than the1 supply. Hence buf.alo-hunting ; came a pursuit of considerable valub, and hunters formed sp~ties, or limited companies, and we`a forth in regular hunting expeditious of .~ua h greater mognitude thanh ~ been con ceued before. Thik a,-nesa became the theme of the newttins that e gan to dot and fringe the plai.s, mgre hunters joined in.the enirprise, and the work of slaughte ri iftoblfor the sake of their skins became an es tablished business. The fladers are familiar with the plaint that came from the plains over the wires last spring of the frightful destruction that had been accomplished, and the de mand that was .-made on Congress to pass alaw prohibiting the killing of buffaloes, except at stated seasons and " under regulations. The fact that more than two hundred thousand animals were sacrificed in less than twelve mnonths,,for so small a sum of money as their skins produced, created no little excitement and indignation in the cities of the plains, and in the hide markets of this country and Europe it necessarily led to the cheapening of the article; and at present the hide that the hunter could have obtained $5 for a year ago, he would be glad to sell at $1 50. The markets everywhere are glutted, and it will be some months, at least until the faIl, before the stocks on hand are worked off. Several European Governments, taking advantage of the low price of these skins, are manufacturing them into knapsacks for soldiers. They are largely used in the French and Belgian armies, and army contractors every where are large buyers for the purpose, of making them up into all kinds of regimental material, such as straps, cords, harness, &c. They are used, in this country, principally for making a cheap sort of boot, and for horse col lars; but their introduction in connec tion with machinery and general work shops is only a matter of time. The tanned skin is said to turn out but in ferior leather, in consequence of its porous character; but dealers who pro fess to know "say that the fault is not with the hide, but 'with the hunters and tanners. The hunters sometimes kill the buffalo at a Season when his hide is almost valueless for manufact uring purposes, and make no attempt at preparing, or even preserving it. AlA that is done, as a general rule, is to wash and dry the blood-wet skin, and in that state it is brought to the nearest railroad station and shipped off by the agents to Chicago and else where. The tanners, as a rule, have never experimented on buffalo hides, and they follow the same treatment as for the bidse of the farm bull and cow. There is no doubt whatever that buffa lo skins can be used for almost all pur poses to which dressed leather is ap plied, and that improvements can and will be made in their preparation that must lead to their becoming a valuable article of commerce. Most of the skins shipped to Chica go are consigned to WolfT. & Epstein, Kinzie street, acid by themi forwarded to their enustomers East and in Europe, They come chiefly from Sargent, a sta tion on the .Kansas Paocife Railroad. The balance df the hides are priici. pally h ndled a Leaveuworth,Ksanas, and are sent thence by local dealers to the different markets. The ordinary weight of a dried cowskin is from eigh teen to twenty pounds, and of a dried bullskin forty to ffty pounds. Of course the price vat$e b tit averages two dollars and Offty cents for a bull skin, -delivered in Ohio Aftern costs of shipment and transport, com mission, a4 all ef .Pbiah iag have been taken out, the banter ay a~a the sh ev of thApp4: bmy i 'pS e been f re an chtasepto long mtie; and a ts wpi. the sinuoan la d, bdnAgiu r t .. star to t earmI th t e heaidt f th wild career. Cbayhetakesmaerr. an Wtiai thia bld odl soklaodi rai: lodgetsb laead4i of death in the brain of lte lassoed brte. Leaping ightly from his steed, the hunter thoen advances canutiously, with knife in hand, ard the bie.n~s ahert has scarcely ceased to beat ere the lnuscious tuak t pe ig coal. And so h air so on, until maining h beelt h 6i& a tree or buried, to be come >*r at an other time, and the ani aldtdy flayed and the skin 01a o dry in the sn.d Fodir °ia gil b og ifond of rmwae, iTyho had theoli d out all c itx reality is someticks n raethae gri af fair,+ The bison run in herds of from two to four thousand headi and when they are alarmed theyscaper oft and when they scamperi off, God help the hunter or score af hunters who are luckless enough toatand in their way. -A hundred hunters would tbe w ep o the earth into atomi th , i ertainly as though they we to.appose with their bodiesa moco-inoe engine. The bold huntersno not chase the bounding bison inthway. They have learned wisdom and tricks since they shot bi son for the, Easteri markets. They adopt all kinds of strategems, the most successful of which is the dig ging of little pits, or hiding in natural holes, where the buffalo are pretty sure to pass. Here they wait many weary hours before the herd takes up such a position that they can be safely scared from the rear with the certainty of advancing in the direction of the hunters. Once seared, they will come tearing on like the wind, and the hun ter can pop at them in front out of the pits, while those in the rear pop at them behind and on the sides from their saddles. A bison will always jump a hole, but if he turns and means fight, most hunters prefer not to abide the issue. It is a risky business, and only fit for Indians and whites of the most unsettled habits. RETRIBtTTION.-There is an old lady living in the city of Louisville who, in 1825, succeeded in gaining the affec tioaasof a ma d;mana,. who got a di vorce from his wife and married the lady above referred to. By his divorced wife he bad one son, who is now living in Cincinnati, and is wealthy. By. the preferred lady he had seven boys. The father died sometime ago, and the first son by his second marriage was drowned at sea, being a sea Captain; the second son was drowned in the Ohio river opposite this city; the third son was hung as a deserter fromg the Uni ted States arms; the fourth was shot in Louisville while settling up some business with his partner;. : the. fifth was struck by lightning; the sixth had his neck broken by a runaway horse, and the last died anatural death after' barely having escaped the penitentiaay for stealing. COMING OF THE IRo$.--The brig Orient, loaded with iron for the North ern Pacific railroad, was towed up the Columbia by the Emma Hayward on Monday. By a gentleman, who came from Kalama yesterday, we getiinfoi mation of the arrival in the river of a second vessel similarly freighted. The Idaho's cargo is lying at Kalama, and the brig Perpetna and barkentine Me lanethon and Webfoot are-looked for daily, all bringing iron. With these vessels in,- there will be suflicient- ron to complete the road into Tacoma, and track-laying will be resumed at once. --[Tacoma Tribune. THE pluck of the Graphic managers cannot fail to win the admiration even from their enemies. They are con structing a large silk balloon, and if it fails, they say they will build another, and continue fitting out balloons until they succeed in sen ing one across the Atlantic. " M. SI~xPns, we have not enough chairs for our company," aid a gay wife to her frugal husband. "Plenty of chairs, dear, but too pmuch com pany," replied Mr. Simpkins, with a A wmow said to her daughter: "When you are of my age, it .will be time to dream of a husbanud. "yes, mampsreppUed the thog a girl, "of aesecopdne? The mother te. ab j~g~ on the floor, fiP~t te di~ s ti - adtor, oee to to nwho e shee ing t apn, anei threw the sees a iewooe bwere , t nrnaldn ta therd pistol ian toto t. e S n wand bwhdiertm wh hib t o. po tins of hardy-gu rd bl igtys, but I never r l9 tld hielp going0o u the fmemdsaw orslc at a sanon-e twith orboote a dac wheamver s' tw headl. h :satd matl1, sort of a half Sloxin ip and half miner, who had a o bhi bilose to town, and who seemed to take a 4pecial, interest in these bat dtie. e.Ie was known as "Long Dan, atwas carried a pistol,and tooksa pride in getting into trouble. A gambler, called from his grand look and mpanner, "The Prince," warned him that he would die, with his boots on. "Now, see if you don't, if you keep on sling ing your sizx-shooter rotmd loose in this way; you will go up the flume as slick as a salmon-die with your boots on before you knowl it." Dan blandly stniled as he tapped his ivory pistol butt and said: "Bet you the cigars I don't. Whenever my man comes to the cent&rT'll call him, see if I don't; and get away with it, too." Soon af ter this conversation, pistolshots were heard at the howlin' Wilderness, and Prince rushing thither learned it was "Long Dan." As a friend and ielgh bor of the wounded man, room was made for him at the monte-table, and Dan whispered to him a request to take off his boots. "The Prince" hast ened to comply, and again Dan whis pered to him, "Prince, Prince, old boy, I've won the cigars! i've won 'em by the holy poker." And so he died. yVi8RAnl a znwI nts isE. MEAcHAx has been. lecturing on the Modoc war in San Francisco. He is the man who killed Sconchin, who was torn to pieces by a shell in the lava beds, and was also last Friday hung at Fort Klamath. A. SPLENDID necktie on a wizened throat only calls attention to the la-. 4entable loss of eharme for, which :ewels cannot atone; and, as a rule, at/ public parties the ugliest women wear the most diamonds. niuat eourag iseiol and calm. The bravest men have the least of brutal, bullying . usoleuce, asd- in the very timef'of danger are fomind most serene and free. " GINx's BABY" Jenkins has been solaced for his late defeat in Dundee, Scotland, with a piece "of plate and £1,000 presented by admirers in the town.: BLONDE hair is worth more than its weight in gold. The metal costs about eighteen dollars an ounce, while the hair sells for from twenty to thirty dollars. ýýfl77 unmran n€ WitTmivn 71M-0 (fl4 ' THa women of Wyoming are going to nominate two women bfor the Legia lature, and promise strong support to .the party that ratifies the nomination. A BUFFALO man hasi pia t of water brought ~rom the Red sea, and he has several times ontered to trade it for the same quantity of old J tmaica. PORxSMOU.rH, N. ' ,, produces an. nually, in addition to the numerous temperance orators, 120,000 barrels of ale and 90,000 gallons of rum. A TEX. woman has arrived at St. Louis with one thousand head of cat tie, helt own property, which she assis ted in driving from Texas. THE Governor of Vermont receives a iemary of $1,000 per year, and the honor of the office costs him $3,000 over and above. YOU You want a new -shoe to ft aS e asilyas an old one put on two pair of stockings before your measure is taken. (IE BAI~ R jBRAGG is cAivassing the cities of Gergia as agent for a patent wetole water-pipe. WxA lid the wlie ha s .. s taadieneive at Du EAsh RU @LL hw ia 0" 1 ' th ignatednan ii"P AND RO .-TO ARIVI;I Every Depr~ ent COMPLETE! t. ý Y Ev1r Brouht t·th"Mountain AND N" TO RRITR trlP DepartmentR~';: EVERYTHING NEEDED IN A NEW COUNTRY At Lower Prices than Ever Be fere Offered in this Market. DRY GOODS, *ROCmIRIM, CLOTWNIG, IARDWARKE, QUEN.SWAR8, TINWARl. BOOTS AND B1O0S, RATS AND CAPS. F'urnishing Good _ CARPETINGS, Out fitting Goods OF EVERT DESCRIPTION. THE RANCHMAN Will always Andl a fall upply of FARMINC IMPLEMENTS. THE MINER Will at all times And evert desription of RMININC TOOLS. THE LADIES Are mavIted t ol and eamlue our full lias of LADfES= DRESS POTDS, MINDOMTI GOODS, Ec.. ETC THE GENTLEMEN Will Sad a couplt.w assortment "i GENTLEJIEN'S WIEA, OLOITW Cras8tME1Us, fA*4 the vry latest Utyl*f Reeady-Mad. CIothing. O~uutu7 roduce TAKES ~ 4Ago, Attb ER I STER WAO0K Fo FAi. PLiANTATION AND FRlEIGT. ALU80 SPR* t .0 DEMOCRAT WAGOIIL Where we have no Agents we will sell direct to parties desiring them. Price and des cpiptn furnishedon ap plication. The Whitewater costs a trifle more than ordi nary wagons, but is the cheapest in the long run. SEMPLE, B1RGE&CO. 13 80UTH MAIN 8T., 8T. LOUI8. Parties writing us, will please mention in what pa per they read our advertise mnen as we w:sh to give *e ·= where it is due. c8Iar PATENT POST HOLE AUGER. wýoa~raso y SEMPIE. R8BE A M, 13a a. Na ft, S LI " HAY RAKE. It disc e itself, and thus aes lmos, the entire labor of the operatr, Ite ian ivalua Deu "iption wil be Sent to staeln whtpawhowile plese the advertee a o Bemple, Birge & Co., 18 80UTH MAIN ST., ST. LOUI& WHEELER'S PATENT THREHERs AND, CLEANERI THMiiEOHER AND SEPARATORS, RAILWAY POWERS, Msma dbyw the W heder . &M.icolk ,. New York. For tsnvemeinoo and oh Hnas of tdel_ to Weatihan Td e k stIoos k kept 8EMPLE, BROE & C00., 18 8OUTH MAIN 8TiEET, ST. LOUIS, T ws.m e.e.m .dMne M. edgusme. THE HO8SER DRILL. Ks' TW C - i za T1 hOTEIL, WrP roprip r, ;d .Improed! hY t! C0UIttt s snow turning out the finest Printing ever den. ia the Territory and a Ioewer rates,. Ob:.;e .osters land every descriptnes of -fancy ord. 3007T &ES 1701. HI GBIISTOIN, BIKR C& C., ' OULD annonne" to the peuople of Gallstin county that they have just opened in lPerkins' ,Iw brick building, adjoining the CouRnrt oilee, MAIN STREET, BOZEMAN, M. T., A full assortment of OOTS & SHOES, Consisting of Ladie' millelnf's u CbthCIa's Wear. the store at Bozeman is in charge of Mr. C. B. VAUCE T£, an experienced workman, who wll Manufacture Boots to Order, and Guarautee a Perfect Fit. Keep constantly on hands a fll Use of GraIn ]EOOt1s, for the Farmer and Miner. Making this businesaa specialty, we are enabled to Keep a Better Stock and Sej at Lower Pylees thaa an Other Huce, in Bou:ea .. MOUND CITY [Formerly called Ie A Stew~a t'e] 190s. SI ami d1Northt 4th Stree.t, ST. LOUIS. MISSOURI. 2 O.S. 4.. ICA, FreeGd, I. Full Cotmmmreacil Cerue, S..e. eTH@aLreI BOOK-KEEPING, COW. ARITHMETIC, PENMANSHIP, . ... COR ES TLIS) GRAMMAR, BUS. CORR REP'ARAT6 ERCIAL LAW, - thorough Book-keeper. Quick an accurate in Figures. An Elegant and Rapid Peama. An Fluent bpeaker and Writer. Conversant with the Laws of Business. Posted in Commerce. Trade and Finamee, and in general a thoroUgh, wide-awake business man. Every farmer and merchant should it his soa hr successful life by sending him for a few months to our instItution. We have tuequalled heilllties for imparting a thorough.busiese edueation. Our teachers are all experiencpd aco Wpqisats. Webaves Oorsee of lee-' ltares on busine,; aias an t nics z:I ed in the United States. We f introducing our students lpto'ctiu business oper ations in St. Lohis. Stnets cnn be piaced ifthe family of ons ef ik ftus sing under hs I Youg Ae e. Ipoyimk.t We have pe·rteteede aewng e .ts by manus of comtract, to thoN.a nihing the Seourltat la1sily I a "- a ... PIBETH & KERUG, BOZEMAN, MONTANA. Keep constantly on hand a boantif.l supply of LAGER BEER For Bale in Quantities to suit Purchasers. THE TRADE SUPPLIED on reas.aable ter.s. vi e would especially call the attention of famiih. and others to the unrivalled lacilities at out GRIST MILL, For furnishing all kinds of MA.SH, etc., At Prices to Suit the Times. SPIETIi & EKUO. -#9455000 iLN C ASH .GI"T$, .To be diJ tribated by tse Iercaitile Prize Associ a t on OF NEW YORK, Daily Drawings!! A PRIZ1 FOR1 EVUR TIOKIT. I Cash Gift $100,0(0 75 Cash Gifts ea. $1,00C SCash Giftere. 50,0(01 0 " ' , , .0o 10 " ' 56,000 00 100 oo '" " +" 5,000 1560 " " " 100 ) Gold Wa4 es.......................... 1 7E5o 300 27a Sewing Machnes....... ............ 60 to 150 75 Elegant Pisaos .............. ea. 50 to 700 80 " Melodeons ............. " 5010 200 Cash Gifts, Sliver Ware, etc. valued at I1,500,000 A chance to draw any of he above primes for X cents. Tiekets describlng prizes are SUALbD in en 0eiopes and .ell mixed. On) e eeptof 1 ecnts a assr1,Z ri.x> r is drawn without $olce and sent by 4mall to any address. Tbh prize namem d upon it will be delivered to the ticket holder on paymenl of sa l..tLAa Priesare Immedllatlly nt to san adtdress by express or return ial l. You Wll knowwhat youear prize is before you pay for It. Any prie exchangaed bfor another of the same value No blanks. Our patrons can depend on fair dealing. OruSaons in TS. Pa..s:-J'air dealing can be re lied ou.-0. Y. I.arld, Aug ..o A genuneUdistrl bution.-World, Sept. 9. Nat one of the day. Wrrrek 2Wbune, July 7. They rive general satitS Non.-,pUmscs;-..y kind permission w refer to the ollowing :-Franklln 8. Lane, drew $13 000 e aT. isks, St. Paul, Plans, $700. Samuel V. Raymond, Boston, 55.500. Euene P, Braokett, mtteburg Watch, e300. Miss ale Ops od Now 0ei60, S.,000. Emery L. Pratt. Com u, Ohio, Oitn a CAS Girr In every package of 150 tickets _gusrsntee; tlckets for-i 00; 1. foro5 00; 25 for l 30 ror *5 00; i 10 for I15 uD). . . s ra. ted, to whom we oS lhbetal indae m•enanu gtnrstee satisfaletio. -anL - ,', A. J. JACKSON 1 Co, No, • 3Na4sans Street, New York. lee M.agee. E i a.as., MlU EE & Co., WHOLESgA. ..BAiR LAss WARE,