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John Gannon..........Dillon. j a. ••\V<iist thing in the world for weak young woman." The young woman looked up from the iigiizine in her lap and smiled at her iy bearded mentor on the opposite eide the street car. She smiled with her Jo face—dimpled chili, red checks, 11 lips; even the eyes behind the cou x glasses of her pince nez t winkled. '•Thunk you," she said, shutting the uk softly. "I know it. I Was merely uncing at.the pictures." Then she turned her amused glance ward the front pari of the car. and met e eyes of the driver staring straight at His face lighted up when her glance kis. and with his rough glove he ittetl the left side of his coat, as though shielded something which concerned let The ear was one of those little wheeled locally known us the "Pound Gap b-tails." which ply between Cincinnati, , and its Kentucky suburb, Newport. driver, sole autocrat, dividing his e among the mules, his passengers and • small boys who everywhere mark bob I ears for their own. was muffled to the with in an old oilskin coat, lndted at the aW with a, leather strap. His t ap was j died down to shield his face from the i in. into t,he teeth of which he was reed to drive, and when he entered the , ir to collect the tares his heavy e,»whale j ^»ts completed a grotesque picture, which , ould have attracted attention even in astle Garden. Evidently he cured less r style than for comfort. "What is the fare to Newport?" "Ten cents, please." I I started at the musical voice, and i »ked at the man closely. Wh-a-t?" I said, "not Ferguson, of ! e Gazette?" "Same, party, dear boy, same party." ; He laughed in the honest, whole-souled ; ay that 1 knew so well, rang the bell of i punch twice, smiled at the pretty girl, j ho seemed to enjoy my surprise, anil ! hen clattered out to his place tit the rake, where I presently joined him. This is rough. Ferguson, deneed tigli—$12 ii week and seventeen hours ! day! Can't you do better than this?" ! "Classical occupation, dear boy. One I the children of Greek mythology, you ; ill remember, aspired to drive a car—his ; ther's car. but while his route was it, itle dryer than mine" "It was not necessary for hint to make guy of himself in cowhide boots. That ! girl inside is laughing at you." "I know it. Site always does when she ; tides with me." He 1« Killed through the glass door of the car, and again patted the side of his coat , when he met the young woman's eye. The gesture seemed to please her. "Another ease of tlie maiden and the coachman," remarked Ferguson as he slowed up to take on a passenger. Evi dently he lmd lost none of hiss high spirits since he lmd drifted out of journalism into street cur service, "lint seriously now, don't you know her?" "No, I cannot say that 1 do,"' 1 said, severely. "That's Virginia. " 1 looked again at the girl. She wt s us charming u specimen of young woman hood as is often met with even in the cttl btrwl parts of Kentucky. The infantile cheeks autl dimpled chin toned down the severity of her eyeglasses, and from the hrown plume in her hat to the narrow toe of her shoe she was what is popularly known ns "stylish." Du Mainicr might have copied her pose for i hut of one of his high-bred women. "Yes. sir. that's Virginia. You have laughed at my verses to her for three years, «ml jf v .e drop all the passengers Mote the end of the route is reached 1 nil! take you inside anil present you. ®he knows you by name already. I hnve talked with Iter about you a hun dretl times. She likes that little story of .Vonrs. 'The Cruise of the Mermaid.' im mensely. and always looks up your ioi 'nnu the tirst thing in The Clarion." Then lie seemed to drift into another •me of thought. "Yes, sir. it is rough," he said: "eight men hours a day, seven days in the week, j»t°o many hours for a man to work: ont, thank Cod, 1 am done! This is my J*® tri P- i have something here"—he tapped the left side of his oilskin coat «gain—"which 1ms put me on my feet. Virginia and I hail several blocks, alone, ^mher. this morning, und site knows. Hat s what we are so gay nlxmt. Von '■»'member that Diamond Dollar?' " Did I remember it? It. was that "Din ' ou jJ Dollar" that cost Ferguson his desk Jr \* le Gazette. Not more than two di°' U I ago * le was as dapper, well e.'sed and apparently as successful u tn* n i a * tbere w a s in the Cincinnati repor laifrateruity. His duty was the cover tho news along the river fronts of Pj" Kentneky towns facing and above "inati, nnd, being a graceful writer, ; j ! I ] ! ! I i j I j I . ! i ! i : I ' i ! ! i i j ! j j j ' ! j i 1 ; j i ! j ! i ! I ! I ' j ! he managed to get in « column or two nf Spec ' al lanxtcv «» miscellaneous Mtbjects each week, every column of such matter being a clean addition of $0 to In's not princely sdarv. It was !i o'clock one Thursday night tr ,the' U 'l? ph(HR ' "'Ws , r , U . ^^Raili s office that the ,l greyhound Was burning at 1er ilb ? Ve Newport. " Und IV vrgtisuti and help b inn much ;is possible before !•> and, if it promises " ant there: flet in ! ' " pi onuses good matter after that, " 11 1 ' * .i} 1 '* 8, " t ' " dress i hem up. '' o'clock 1 was again at the pfflci* with the skeleton article. The tire s0n * had taken place early in the afternoon. 1 lives and VOh.OOii worth of property were lost. Hmd seen nothing of JYnra city Dut while I wa» making a hasty oral report to tins effect lerguson strolled into Ihe office. He was at peace with himself und flu* world, and his stiff, white collar lifted itself immaculately above bis black fie and unruffled shirt front. "Nothing moving," he said, airily, as he placed the day s report on the editor's desk. "Kvcrythiug 1 lead along the river to-day." "Xo lights tun- fires?" asked editor in his blandest tones. "Nothing; but here is n little special that will look well in the Sunday supple ment. I have been up at the library look ing up points for it all afternoon. ' With a. scare head—first line. 'The Diamond Dollar! —;t will prove as good matter as actual news, ami---" "There is no actual news, then?" "Nothing of importance." 13y this lime the telegraph man, the managing editor, half of the local force, and even one or two of the brevier writers, had driii' .1 into the city room, where they Honied about aimlessly, waiting for tie explosion that was to lift the uniVmuiati Ferguson. But. suspecting nothing, li, font inned life panegyric on the diamond dollar. "Unless yon call this pice.' of special matter news, there is none. i:m i; will be news: to most of the readers, it deals with the subject of rare coins, giving the date and the vainc of all United Slates pmnhtni . ThcnTis mint;,,,,. ,,f ikoi wide ' ~ ' coins worth morethun their face value. There are hundreds of pieces in daily cir culation for which collectors would' give twenty times their value as bullion. This article will serve to tell the people what dates of coins are in demand, so liait they may watch the money that passes through tliefr hands and sell the rare coins at a one dollar, of the hielt is worth tfi.lUO. For the past few seconds the city editor i, ai | | H , e „ rapidly writing upon a slip of i pap(1 , ti!1(1 , u . ro ho interrupted the eutlm siaM k-remarks about the valuable dollar. "Yott know the rule of the office, Mr. Ferguson." bo said, in an icy tone; "no man with us gets a chance ro be grossly scooped twice. Von have failed to catch one of the most sensational lires of the year, although you hail twelve hours in which to do it. Here is an order on tlie counting room for your money up to Satniilny night. You have my best wishes for your lnlure. (food night!" That was how he lost Ids desk on The Gazette, and. breezy writer that be was, in three mouths he had found it necessary to take up the lines of a street ear driver's life or starve. "You remember that diamond dollar?" he said again, after answering the sharp clang of the hell above Ills head by bring ing the ear to a stop long enough for the gray-bearded talker to alight: "well, curiously enough, 1 lmve found one of them. I should never have known its value had I not collected the data for that unfortunate article of mine: and-" "Do you mean me to understand that you lmve found a dollar of H*ttM. actually worth tjUiOO?" " Precisely so, dear hoy. Drivers handle a great deal of silver, and among the money in my pocket last night 1 I'm inti this." lie had unbuckled his licit, unbuttoned Ids coat, and with some difficulty brought out in his gloved lingers a worn silver dollar, wit hont the milled edges which characterize the late Issues of the coin, He was singularly excited. He looked at the piece of silver as a doomed man might look at an unexpected reprieve, it means another start in life, a chance to build up wealth and reputation on a journal of bis own: it meant a wife: it gave him Vir ginia. His hand trembled slightly with j the tumult of hi- thoughts. One of the j j.-ir's front wheels struck a stone, jumped the track, and for a few seconds the vehicle jolted violently over the cobble ' stones. Ferguson's face suddenly turned lo the ! color of ashes. He leaped over the dash j board surrounding the platform, groped i in the mud under the ear wheels, and 1 then, with his lips set tightly together, ; handed me a battered and lient piece of j silver. i ft was the diamond dollar. It had slipped from his uncertain grasp, and the sharp linages of the ear wheels ! had ground the date and figures from its j face and bent it almost out of resemblance ! of a coin. i Then Ferguson took up the lines agtiin, ! and from his present prospects the people who ride behind liim will continue to laugh at liis odd dress and associate I him in their minds with the mules be ! drives for mouths or perhaps years to I come. . w , He knows that there are halt a dozen ' morals to be extracted front this little «tory, and has given me permission to pubiish it.—Henry Newport, in Cincin nati Enquirer. j \ \iklilema» in a C*' 4 '' ! Philadelphia Call__ Evidently » Skeptical Physb an. Dr E C Spitzka. of New 1 ork. «lues Jt believe in hydrophobia in men and «i^ft soän will produce it in dogs as CARDS. H. D. PICKMAX, Ä. 0., P hy.l oinn and Surgeon, Dillon, Montana. Oir.ec m lhispitil, 1-ear of Episcopal Cliureh. Idaho '•• i iffi.-o hours i p. m. to ]>. m. daily. Uv*kk;u. v npjiovito Hospital. A. !.. DAVISON, 31. D„ Physiciar. aad Surgeon, . 1I1U.ON, MONT. Otb,v on Moniana street, .* doors north ofTsutcxE. ,,f P,„dirai Kx'vri,\ > the treatment ofl-e f. 1a. attention id Children ; : Di: U EN'RY N. BLAKE, Associate Justice of Mon 11 tana years, Attorney and Counsellor at law Virginia City, Montana. " [M45—] t E. CALLAWAY. Attorney * Cocnsellor. ' Practices in all the Courts and United States nd Oflices in the Territory All business attended to with promptness and fidelity, Virr'Tfs Citr. M. T. TAMES M. PAGE, U. S. Mixehai. Defcty So* J VEYOR. Land business made a specialty. Salisbury, Montana. SMITH \ MELTON. ATTORNEYS & ( (H XSKLOKS AT LAW. Dillo n, Mo ntRna. Will practice In all Courts of the Territory and attend to any matters in the Land Office Department. r.J. Galbraith IL ). Bcrleigh. GALBRAITH & BURLEIGH, Attorneysat Lia w, Dillon, llcaverlieail Co., Montana. Office. First door south of the Corinne Hotel. 41-tl BVSXNESS CARDS, AMOS C. HALL. HALL, HARRINGTON & CO., (successors to Raymond, Harrington & Co.) BAnxmta, VIRGINIA CITT, - - MONTANA. Transact a General Banxinc, Hcsiness Hl(Heat Market Tinte Paid tor liol 1! Dust, l.oid :imi silv. r million, and Territorial and l '••»:•' v s HOTBIj CARDS. i BANNACKHOTEL, Baanaoli. Montana, Grugin & Gibson, Proprietors. •»mu »table accommodation« for guest«. ■.I- run in connection with the Hotel. Good "Viola, Hotel. NIOHOLIA, LE MHI OOPFTY, IDAHO Mrs. Mary McEea, Proprietress. Good accommodations affords on the table. and the best the market fi>% gitrds. Regular meetings ot Steedmax Post, No. 8 , G. A. R., are held on the second and fourtli Tuesday« of each month at Post Rooms. Comrades in good standing are cordially invited to attend. OT 1 IO KLEMM, Post Com. James D. Bishop, Adjutant. A NCI ENT ORDER OF UNITE! i . A WORKMEN. Dili.ox Lodge, No. j, A. O. U. VR meets the tirst and thirdTuesday evening » of eaclt month, at S o'clock, in A.O.U.W llall on Montana street. Sojourning brethren, I good standing, are cordialb invited to attend. CHAS. HIRSCHMAN, M. W. L. E.Stkinchau, Recorder. KNIGHTS OP LABOR. D illon assembly, no. 3751, k. of l., meet* at Dart's Hall the second and fourth Tuesday of everv month, at 7:30 p. m. X. O. O. IP. 'ilAXXACK LODGE, No. 3 , : KjSB ?. meets every Wednesday evening at its Hall in Glendale. Sojourning brethren, in u'ood standing, are cordially invited to attend. Wit. V. I isiii k. : A. C. MOK, N. G rjCCI DENT LODGE, No. 8, K. of P., i w meets in convocation every Thursday evening in the Castle Hall, comer of Bannnck and Montana Ail visiting Knights ted to attend. Tom ( » l iiwuk. K. ..t It •reets. arc cordially invi N LI.Si >\. t . t • A POLLO LODGE, NO. 15 , ** meets everv Mondav evening, at its Hall on the comer of Montana and llannaek streets. Sojourning brother«, In uood standing, are cordiallv invited to attend. li. I. N KI.SOX, N'.G. I . I IlKSI IIMAS, Sei u\ id I. o. o. niai Encampment, viltmhiY nights of e i, in Gii-ndaie. AH s"i" id standing are invited t<> W. M11.1.1.K, Seri lie. \o. II, incuts the l-t in li month 11 1 Lodge nu lling l*:il 1-i : :reli> ill attend. WM, GALL, , l . P. THE MONTHLY GLOBE ONX YEAR FOR TWENTY-FIVE CENTS. ,Vl will send any addre illustrated niunthlv magii/ A splendid iliastratei America ir tor _•; \ month. Prize department — valuable books and presents given awav monthly. The ».loue circulates m everv State "and Territory in tlie Union. Hie liest magazine for the price published in tlie world. Sainnlc comes free. Agents wanted on good com mission. Address: POOL BROTHERS, Mechanic F alls, Si aine, l r . S. A. U . f. U. Cnnvt Ibes. D. L\MONT, V. 1» W. II. Smm.mi, Se and Gfit'l Manage DILLON LUMBER AND GRAIN COMPANY. Successors to CROW A KMEA1>.) WIIOI.KSALK & It UTAH. llKAI.KUS IN I, LATH, SHINGLES, DOORS, BLINDS, MOULDINGS, BRACKETS, BUILDING PAPER. X'.A.XILTXS, VXD ALL KINDS OF BUILDING MATERIAL. Missoula Pine Flooring, Rustic Bevel Siding and Finishing Lumber constantly in stock and warranted equal to Eastern Lumber at much lower cost. Hlack Walnut, < );tk, Maple and other imported stock constantly on hand. Wo also make a specialty of handling Haled HAY AND GBAXN. We are ma licited. 'Jail sweeping' reduction ce u*. W prices. Correspondence so li. SMKA1), Sec'v and (»en. Manager. Good G. CALIFORNIA FRUIT STORE. THOMSEN & BLIVEN, DEALERS IN Fruits, Candies, Nuts; Figs. Dates, Currants, Eaisins; Etc., Etc. Also a Pull Xjtxxxo of 0-Z30CBZ3IES. AGENTS FOR THE ALDKRT FISllFR 1JRFW1NG COMPANY. EED- ILdO-W", Feed, Sale^Livery Stable i HELENA STREET, DILLON, MONTANA, K Teams and Outfits for Tourists and Traveling Agents for all p&l't! the Territory, constantly on hand. j iy 2^0 .1 Teams for Sale or Hire o& Seasonable TttVUfc, H i » , , T. W. POINDEXTER, ^ Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Montana Street, DILLON. - - - MONTANA. Keeps constantly on limit! n fresh anil complete stock of FANCY AND STAPLE GROCERIES, Hardware, Tinware, Crockery, Glassware, Lamps; Clothing and Gent/s Furnishing Goods, Boots and Shoes; Blankets, Comforts, Etc.; WINES, LIQUORS ••' CIGARS. Highest Cash Price Paid for Furs and Produce. LIBERAL DISCOUNT FOR CASH, JUST WHAT YOU Anvil, vi nil Tool, st f«,r The Farm $4Art. 95.90, 96.50. .mil II« Kitln r s I IUJ(,II receipt ot* price, if your h.ir«l\varc ► dealer does nr»t c.St.50 V» sent lAioon keep them. < hvul Agents wanted. Clieiiey Anvil & Vice Co„ Detroit Mu* W" TURBINE WATER WHEEL AT A BARGAIN! m One !£-inch Turbine Water Wheel, first class in everv way, only been run a few months and as good as when it left the Shop. The wheel is u soli j bronze casting with steel shaft, lignum vitæ step and boxing, both of which have screw adjustment. Parties wishing a good wheel should see this one before purchasing. Call on or address, H. BHUNDAGK, Tu j dunk Office, Dillon* Montana.