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SHE TRIBUNE PUBLISHING 00.
1 . K. FOOTE, Editor.
II. liRUN'DAGb, Hu.iruss Manager.
BUB 80 SIPTI 0 N $ 3.00 PER TEAS.
•U month«, $ 1 . 73 , Three month«, $ 1 . 00 .
If paid in Advance $2,50.
Tup. Truk m: is pntkrpi> at tup Dii.i.o«
OFMCE PÜK Tuansmission as Sk< !,.%•» Cl.AS
Dim.on, Montana, Skit. 2, 1887.
MITES A Nil COMMENTS.
.Senator Stanford won a barren victory
when the United States Circuit Court of
California decided in favor of the railroad
tirent Fail«' latent scheme is to build a
ship ( i) canal front that embryo city to the
Pacific ocean. None of the present gener
ation will live to sec it completed.
It was a cold day when Mis Excellency,
Governor Leslie, called the solons of Mon
tana together In extra session. Advices
from Helena slate that the Legislature will
adjourn by the to'.h inst.
The Woman!* Christian Temperance
Union of Montana, which is holding its
fourth annual convention in Dillon, is com
posed of earnest workers who are active
in their efforts in remedy the evils of in
/interfrhr und Jour n<d of Industry was
tial number of the Silt Lai
published last week and lias been received
at this office. It is an eight-page, forty
It i« stated on authority that a statement
in detail of the affairs of the Pacific Rail
roads is being prepared by Major Redding
ton w-itli a view to the prosecution, both
criminally and civilly, of the directors of
these companies, and the recovery of over
$75,000,4x10, out of which tlu-y have said
so have swindled the Government. The
indications arc that tire Administration will
push the prosecutions.
An interesting celebration, purely Amer
ican in character, i* to take place in I'liila
delphia in tire middle of the present month,
when the centennial of tiie adoption of the
Constitution will be remembered with ap
proprlate ceremonies. The adoption of
our Constitution was an event in tiie his
tory our country of tiie greatest interest
and importance, as it marked the abandon
ment byr (lie leading statesmen of the court
try of the idea of attempting to solve the
problem of providing a constitutional form
of government for the United -States on
the basis of a league. When the difficul
ties and discouragements in the way of the
framers of the Constitution are considered
their great and lasting work should be duly
honored by the American people.
The Pioneers' Association of Montana,
at its annual meeting held in Helena last
week,'elected the following officers for the
ensuing year; President, Frank H. Moody,
of Missoula. Vice Presidents—Joe A.
Ih uw ue, of Beaverhead; T. P. Collins, of
Choteau; John A. Guy, of Caster: Con
Kohrs, ol l>cer Lodge; Granville Stuart,
ot Fergus ; J. X. Itcidlcr, of Dawson: G.
Kratt/.er, of Gallatin ; John A. Culver, of
Jefferson; \V. A. English, of Lewis and
Clarke; Alex. Mctzel, ol Madison; Henry
Walley, of Meagher; A. S. Ittake. of Mis
soula, and W. V. Pemberton, ot Silver
Dow. James W. Sanders was elected Re
cording Secretary; Cornelius Hedge*. Cot
responding Secretary ; and S. T. Hauser.
Treasurer. Twenty new member- were
ui mit ted to membership.
The largest bronze casting er made in
tills country, say s the N. Y /-*,»/ •>.' and
\feram, was cast at a foundry in this citx
last week. It is a huge Buffalohead, mod
eled by Edward Kemeys, Jr., which i* to be
placed over the east portal of the Union
Pacific railroad bridge over tlu- Mi-somi
river, between Council P.iuiVs and Omaha.
There will be more poetry clinging to tins
memorial of Great Plains life than attach
column papet, devoted to Utah and its re
sources—agricultural, mineral, stock rais
ing and manufacturing. The paper is to
liavc a guaranteed circulation of 3,000 co
pies, and is evidently a "huoiit paper" tor
es to tiie average railroad bridge decoration.
To old-timers It xviit recall tiie days in the
early liistory of the road when the trains
thundered past far-stretching herds of hi
son, and cockney sportsmen fired from ear
windows and platforms into tlte great stu
pid beasts. The plains are there, and the
'rain* and Hid passengers, who only lack
opportunity to exhibit tiie satne old style
sf abominable cruelty. but one may pass
and repass from East to West and see no
sign of bison save the mounted heads which
ornament some of the stations, and this
bron/e cast over the Missouri bridge
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KXTltA XINSION 1II l;
fiOvr.KNo 11 s
The extra —and, in u.at
r. rc'i'cc:-, cx
traordinarv—session of tin
sctnbly <<! Montana lia« I ci
t-u in 'C"ion fur
several da\ s. It Ojicned wi
ill] a mi! atteiid
ance of member' and i' ■
puirking on the
subjects for which it was .
It i' noticed, in both Hof
-e and Council.
that some of the old bill - !
hat faileii t,> t e
coiiic hrws I a ~ t winter have been ic. ! i ml i.c
cd. The member.-, probable, took tin* dc
fund bills to tbeir respective bornes, rim!
when sumnioneil together again they :t—
surrccted t!icm, much after tire tashion of
warming up cold li.'i-h a* a substitute for
bosh food. This i- r egarded pardon- !
l rest I ioocj. ini' i' icgaiuvn j'.""'"'
j able for a legislator will cling to ,t pel bill j
I with a devotion and affection like that of a
I mother to her first habe. However, the
extraordinary session lias not developed
j sufficiently yet to indicate how legislation
will shape. The
the United State;
■'extra" is running, and as !
Government has to pay j
the expenses it is fondly hoped that Mon- j
tanians will not be out and injured when j
the session is brought to a close.
His Excellency, Governor Leslie. a>
duty bound, transmitted Itis message
the Legislature, which was read and iias j
been published in our daily cotctnporaries.
It is a long-winded document, built in tol
erably grammatical shape, destitute of
"Kentucky diction," and presents recom
mendations, suggestions and statistics that
may prove interesting to readers r
Trihuxe. Its salient points will be d
cd of sufficient interest to alimle to. Hi
Excellency opens by reminding our legis
lators that they had been called together ;
with tim consent and approval of the Pres
ident ot the United States, ami the open- !
iug paragraph closes with a short lecture i
on laws that should be clear, direct and j
withou' ambiguity or doubtful construe- '
tion. lie next refers to the law relating [
to t | u . assessment.and lev v . .1 ta xe«. w hu I. !
, , , , - . . ,1
was passed at last slut - ■ — — 1
session, and '
points out at great length the ambiguities |
pl * j|, e j avv an j that such amendt
be ma j t . to it as w »| free the law of all
j j ou bt and confusion. The Governor, evi
[ dei|tk „ympathizing with the Countv
( ( ;i erhN s |,ows Uiat that class of salaried
j officials toil without adequate reco npense
under some of the sections of the objec
tionable revenue law, and hits Excellency
feels satisfied that there i* a great amount
of labor imposed on the clerks which can
be of very little practical good to the pub- j
lie. Other provisions of the new revenue
law* ate open to examination and improve
ment. The Governor then examines the
liquor license law and finds fault with the
law because it discriminates between the
liquor dealer who sells by tiie drink und
the one who sells by the gallon. The Gov
ernor bucks indirectly at the decision of
the United States Supreme Court deciding
the license on commercial travelers and
drummers unconstitutional, and while lie
acquiesces in the decision of the courts he
believes that the Montana law is constitu
tional and lie would have the Territory car
ry our law up to the Supreme Court of the
United States for investigation and deci
sion. Passing along . in tiie message we
find much space devoted to the bounty law,
and particularly that portion relating to
bounty on ground squirrels, or as the little
animal* arc more vulgarly called "ground
rats." I lis Excellency don't like ground
squirrels, either for food or bounty pur
poses, and he proceeds to cipher out that
if tlii* law remains in force that it will
break the Territory of Montana, showing
that over $48,000 lias been paid out this
year for squirrel bounties. The Governor
appears to have made the "rat question"
one of special study. As tiie ground sqir -1
rels "hunted their holes" ten days earlier j
this year than usual it may have been caused !
by this special session being called for their ;
protection, but the Governor does not men- ;
tion this tact. Dropping the bounty law the ,
Governor discusses the present law gov- !
erning our system of caring for the insane i
people ot the lerritory. He recommends
that a law be passed making provision for
the pm clu'e ot suitable grounds and tiie
erection thereon of asylum buildings, for, j
to quote the Governor — "there i> nothing !
in all the charms ot American civilization
more noble, and that shines a, a brighter i
st;:. Him the lavish hand with which
States, cities, towns and communities all '
over this country , teeming with its mil-i
lions ot people, have given money, erected :
buildings, supplied comforts, and purchav
ed the wry highest order of medical skill
and nursing for those, our suffering broth
ers and sisters. I rue, alwavs provided
1 that there is no "jots in legislation on the
subject. The next paragraph in the mes
advising tiie enactment of a stringent
! * aw ,or the punishment of persons who en
j S a S c in foul and murderous attempts to de
ra 'l al 'd wreck running railroad trains in
j Territory will meet with cordial appro
; vaI ! a,u i t* 11 -' Governor's furtlter reconnue»;
that a law be specially enacted for
punishing burner* of
good and timely, and i
punishment of person
°pcn or displace a railroad switch, or wlto
it should include the!
>ns who maliciously
place on any railroad track obstructions
whereby a train may be derailed or in any
wise obstructed. The Governor intimates
i that t!ic attention of our
legislators will be!
f'.t îî .it tf
:-s, and then
1. c < . cli.o m...'." a
vailing tiie :
a - a 'ort of otic, ial aj'<
m> 4 '
metnbers together in e:
ctllcncy say>: "1 regie:
has compelled me : > In
! i. ou
leave \ our
homes at this urv bus;
of tin* vtar
to engage in eari.C'* '•
r:-.! délibéra |
tion upon mattet s < t' 1<
-, Nothing j
but the strongest abidi:
of du tv inis
prompted tbi* action
t the more 1
s'.icli necessity for tbi'
of the Leg- i
isiative Assemble because t. etc are r.o J
means at command with "hielt to par the ,
members their per diern c*r mileage, or an_\
of tiie expenses incident to tlris coming to
gether, until tiro meeting ot Congress in j
Dn-ember. and until provision shall then ;
I shall make baste to have the
ne macic. l snail inasc n»sn. ... ....... *■— t
subject biought to the notice ot that body >
promptly, and urge immediate action there- ■
Such is the substance of Governor Le*- j
lie's maiden Montana message. It is not.
u brilliant document or one that will stun
the average Montanian with its rccommen
Jutions, or paralyze a mountain people with
its get up. It does not make a forcible
plea for calling an extra session or offer ex
cuses that will be recognized as sufficient.
()ne admission, that ot no pat for the men
hers, is hopeful that, the session will be very
short and sweet Dur legislators do not
receive big pay. When they have to trust
Uncle Sam lot their wages and borrow
money to pav tbeir board bills it will not ;
take them long to shake the dust ot the j
capital from their shoes and return to their 1
respective constituents, where the*, will j
m\e excellent opportunities to ram ready j
noney enough to pay tbeir hoard fills,
Taking this financial view ot the matter it
i» »ale to prtdiet that the extra se ssion will
not last long or be prexiuetivv ot measures
injurious to the people. No money means
a short session.
AN ANNEXAT! »> SCHEME
Our Idaho neighbor* to make a »•<*
for the annexation scheme of
Panhandle of that Territory to Montana
have started a little scheme of their own
to gobble up a portion of this Territory in
payment of the Panhandle piece. Their
annexation scheme is just a little chet-kv,
even for Idaho men. The schemers or
annexationists met the other day at -Sho
shone and belli a conference over the mat
ter, the result of which is briefly told by
"Senator liear-st, with Governor Steven
son ar.d Delegate Dubois, recently held a
conference at Shoshone regarding the pro
posed enlargement of the boundaries of
Idaho with reference to Stutehood, which
Idaho expects to soot» demand with the
other Terriloi ies. Senator Stewart'» move
to annex Nevada to Idaho entirely col
lapsed at the conference. It was suggest
ed that the Idaho line he extended north
w ard through Montana so as to take in the
coui ties of Beaverhead and Missoula."
The proposition suggested at the Slut
shone conference is an exceedingly moder
ate and modest otic. They only want a small
slice of Montana, and just why they did
not extend their proposed line eastward so
a* to take in Butte .amt Helena remains to
be explainer). Modesty must have been
their motive for lenving out tiie populous
part of Montana. Tlte Idaho scheme is
only in its incipient stages, hut if it should
develop into live proportions the people of
Beaverhead and Missoula counties will he
heard from in tio unmistakable manner.
SACRED HEART ACADEMY,
OGDEN CITY. UTAH.
T II K S 1 S T lilts
-01 rm —
1 be course ot »Duly thorough, cm
bracing all the ht anches of a «olid and ac
complished education. Languages, general,
vocal and drawing lessons, free of charge.
Special rates for two or more members
of one familt
the same time
attending the Ae.u!
em v at
nr full jiartieular:
îfi- 4 "
'l l Its
A Jniiitor Dauteil
Uiti* «.y ill tu- n-Fcivcd, until S
t- Dillon ition.il H ink, lor p,
of. ignitor of the* Dillon |*ubltg Sul mo!
mi tors Im» will ho let to Uu- lowot '
t!u- position w!!!
nowii tu>on nppIi'.M
\ »mhlic c\.ivnin:ition of t!»*» »»• ... •*
! head county will he held :
Examination will t«egin atoocanx 1. n. >h.'r,>
! '' lc,nsc ' M '' ' :h > '
MRS. HELEN K. TAYLOR
Countv Sup-. Co anion sJhc.
j Legal Blanks of a!i kind*, and Cont^
i Settler* *" •
Guide, and Mining Code alwavs
kept on hand at this office.
L. C. FYHRIE & CO.,
tire Largest and Best Selected Stock of
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES
In Southern Montana.
Agents for the California Powder Works.
MAIN STREET, DILLON, MONTANA.
BILLON NATIONAL BAM , 1
Ktmwr fit JUivt ofStmfUra
OF DILLON, MONTANA.
*•»!.! up Capital,
Gko. M. Brown, President. !
lmiN F. Bishop, N ice President. ;
David Lamont, Cashier j
G km. M. Brown. Joseph P,. Crow,
fotix F. Hishoi*. Craig Con NKLt-.
T \M 1 s Mauldin, David Lamont.
Trniiinwt a (»(moral Hanking Business.
rxHnmg« S«I«I on nil the I*rlnrl[«-»l fil Ici
«( the World.
A-'fwints of M
tvi Individual« ««Inited.
~ TIME OK
n--jKU.it:, received subject t-.chock or 'lemon,l. Al.
lull'-t tii.xt: will receive personal amt prompt a ten
A full tine of Fire Insurance Companies. Ni
cii-s ur-uud on ail classes of property.
CORRESPOND KXT8 :
Hanover National Bank.......New York
Merchants' National Bank........ Chicago
Wells, Fargo & Co........Salt Lake City
Wells, Fargo & Co.........San Francisco
Utah National Bank...............Ogden
Montana National JRank........... Helena
First National Bank.............Omaha
First National Bank................Butte.
I N the Justice Court of tlu.* Comity ol Itcaverbcad,
Territory of Montana.
Lennar t Klict, piaintitt, vtrsii« Kb. Mil tar.!, tie
The people of tiie Territory of Montana s.nd
greeting to Kb. MiUartl, defendant.
Yon are hereby required to appear in an action
Urcuglit KR.dn-t you by the above named plaint ill,
in thu Justice Court of Ddtcn, County ol lltavcr
hcad, Territory of Montana, amt to answer the com -
plaint on tile tbyn'i:i, within ten .days (exclusive uf
the day ot service) or judgment by default will tie
lotsen again>t you, according to the prayer of said
Ttic.s-.iid action is brought to recover tiie sum c.f
ninety-tour and yp i«j dollar«, being the balance
due upon boot; accounts for goods and merchandise
purchased during the years 1X85, is-tö and 18X7, and
one kit of carpenters' tools, attached, will t>o sold
to satisfy said claim.
And you arc hereby notified that it you fail to ap
j«a. anil answer said complaint us atmvc required,
tiie laid plaintiff will take judgment for said sum of
ninety-four anil 5.1- too dollars and cost* of suit.
<ïiven under my hand and the sent of the Justice
( 9 • X Court of the County of Iteaverhead.Ter
1 SEAL, jritory of Montana,'this.ttstdav of Aug
V. ^ a» A't in the year of our Lord one thousand,
eighttmndred and eighty-seven.
.56 4 tv J. R, HOLDEN. lustice of the I'eaec.
NOTICE TIMlIKi; ITLTIBK
T. N. t.AVn Orric*, Helena, Mtnit., Aug. jo, 1SS7.
COMPLAINT having been entered »1 tliis of
hee l>y Frank l*. Ilradtev against Kit-hard (ilen lor
faourc »0 comply with law as to Timber-Culture
entry No. ijoj, dated February s, 188«. upon die
j SK; ot SKi -4 and SK 1 ( ot S\V f- 4 Sec. Tp. 14 S
] of !.. -j \t., m Iteaverucad countv, Montana, with a
j vie-.v to cancellation of said entry; contestant aj
j icging ttiat the «laiinant has tailed to plow or cut
ti»ate any ot the land or in any manner to comply
; with the Timber Culture Act, and that said bind
j was not subject to entry under the said act.tne said
I jiarties are hereby smnuiniK-d to appear at this of
j hec on the c.ttli day ot Octot»er, 1SS7, at inoVlcck
: a. in., to respond and turnisli testimony concerning
; »«egt-J taiiurc. TYstiniunv to tte used at said
I hearing will be taken hi fore U. J. Moore, deoutv
; We, U . 0, i ,c t ;; t Hilton. Ilcavcrlomd
j count! . Montana, on tlu- ,;th day of October. i-K
' j v . »I. V IIOWKI.L. Kecdvcr.*'
. 1 I>. !.. Sxuril, Vti v tor Contestant.
NOTH'E FOR IT HLICATION.
I. INI' On :
b '* Hi.i.kXA, M I., Aug. jo, 1 XX 7 .
, , hc'i '-v given that die loilowingnam
cd settler tins t.lcd notice of hi< intention to
make final proof m support of his claim and that
lid prnot win tv made before H. I!. Melton,
leaver head Countv, at Dilton)
Octolin- S. IKHï.xi*. . Ialui . s ». ,ta» ter ,
I y i'.f : tiv ?
I ",j t ' " •;.» ,f|>- .*, S nfll 1; \v.
He names tiie following witnesses to prove his
|j""j in,,,,l,s '.'■'•••'Jvncc upon and cultivation •
\*t ' iSJVV/ys Herm.m, James U
Moran an.. \\ illiam *.V. ISeotlcy, all
k'iy, John W.
AV. i-VNOHOUNi;, ttcg.ster.
!»ÄÖÄ! ...... .... - »-■
JV. It. CAKTEtt,
<■'. !.. THOMSEN,
_ 1 JP.
ranch, one- mile e;»t of Diiltrn, on or
me animals a wav
MOW AI, C'A
H. ». FICKMAN, M. D.,
PhjralotRn and Sr sa0(
;:e at Hospital, re.'. 1
street. Office how
C. W. CLARK, M.D.,
Has his office in tire front room of
A specialty made of disease* ot .vox;;
and children, and all forms of ktdncvtroub
J. w. HOWARD, 91. D.,
FhysiHan and Stirgonu,
HIl.I ON. MOST.
prcscti'.. in tin; l'ostofc,
i E. CALLAWAY. Anutxir A Cocnsbim
> Practices in ail the Courts and United
nd CMHces in the Territory All business
to with promptness and fidelity, VligNi« Ci»y, 1
AMES M. PAGE, U. S. Minka xt. Dratnss
vavoa. Lassé butines* mode s spsdiln.
THOS. J. 6ALBBAITH.
ATTOKNKY « COUNMELOU AT LAW
Ptlio ta, Mo ntan«.
Wilt practice In all6ourts ÔT the Territory»» 1
attsad to anv ooattara in tha Land 00 c*
L'.S. District Attorney tor Mnnluua.
H. 4* BURLEIGH,
Um«; in Union Block.
Merchant Tailor, Dillon, MonUw
Gorxl work at reasonable [»rief« N"-*
to sent! East when von can gr ! xot;rclot
cut anti made at tnntu-.
The College of MONTANA
MUSIC 4 ART.
New & complete.
Open to both Sexes on Equal Ter»*
FOR TERMS, &c.. apply 10
Rev. D. J. MCMILLAN. D. 3 -
President of the Coih'ï*.
MP LODGE. Montana
The un tci.-icMud wishes t" . .
tliis portion ot lleuvciiicail Countv. * ' U , ;.
utised \V. T. lv:istmaii t•> oerfort:» the ■ ,,,
»V assessor, for Dili, ti amt sarroimu^
All parties having been siijipln'd • ....
■e wilt please- return the s.tnw t»
the 15th of Align«
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