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IssL-1.1) Every Friday Evening. Published by THE TBIBUNE PUBLISHING 00. (Incorporated») K. !.. FOOTE, Editor. B. H. BKUNDAGE, ltafiness Manager. SUBSCRIPTION $ 3.00 FEB YEAB. Ils month», |1.7S, Three month», $1.00. If paid in Advance $2,50. PKR ANNUM. The Tribune is entered at the Dillon Post office poR Transmission as Second Class Mail Matter. Dillon, Montana, Sept. 9, 1SS7. NOTES AND COMMENTS. Helena advices sav that the gopher boun ty law is about as good as dead. The Council of Montana is expected to tackle the temperance and woman sutTrage questions shortly. The Montana law licensing gambling houses does not diminish gambling or add toward an increase of revenue. Many noted Americans, visiting in Eng land, attended church at Hawarden on Sun day to hear Gladstone read the lessons of the day. His Excellency, Governor Leslie, is slow in filling out Colonel Reynold's commis sion. Great bodies, and great men, do move slowly. The International Congress of Doctors sitting at Washington consists of the most distinguished pili-peddlers and saw-bones of this country and other lands. An item of news telegraphed is that the Western Union wilt at once string a cop per wire from Ogden to Dillon, thence to Butte and Helena and on to Portland. So far during 18S7 about 6,500 miles of railroad track have been laid in the United States and Territories. Of this amount about 275 miles arc accredited to Montana. The Legislature should pass a bill paying a bounty on stopping up ground squirrel* in their holes. The little brutes are all asleep now, and to keep them in their holes Is a matter that should engage the atten tion of Montana's statesmen. A new exchange is the Wallace Free Frets, a weekly paper of twenty-four col umns published at Wallace, Shoshone county, Idaho, by Dunn Brothers. It appears to be opposed to the annexation of Idaho to Nevada. In the ranks of the Workingmen's pa rade in New York, on the 5th inst., there were printing presses in operation, bakers' ovens in full blast, saws running, a sailing boat fully equipped, and a group of girls manufacturing cigarettes. Ex-Speaker Galusha A. Grow, who se cured the passage of the Homestead Law —under the provisions of which many Montanians now enjoy happy, comfortable homes—has received a cane bearing this inscription : "To Hon. Galusha A. Grow, Speaker of Congress, 1861-2. This cane grew on the first homestead in the United States. Presented by the first homestead er, Daniel Freeman, Beatrice, Neb." I lie existence has just been discovered of a microbe that feeds upon iron, and which has been proven to be tlie cause of numerous railway accidents in Germany. The worm is said to be two centimeters in length aad of the size ot the prong of a sil ver fork in circumference. It is of a light gray color, and on the head carries two little glands tilled with a corrosive se cretion, which is ejected every ten minutes upon the iron. This corrosive secretion is a liquid that renders the iron soft and spong, and ot the color of rust. The iron is the greedily devoured by the worm. Tiie farmers of Beaverhaad Valiev are now in the midst of a hounteoas harvest, and a glance over the various sections of the valley causes one to indulge in re flections of a chcci lul chalacter. The oat and wheat fields are covered with heavy crops and the harvesters are being run to utmost capacity, and in their wake the bundles of grain lie thickly on the ground or are gathered into large shocks which it is a delight for the farmer to look upon. The heads of wheat are of large size and well filled and the oats are large and fine. A good harvest is gratifying at any time, but it is more welcome this year as it, in a measure, counterbalances the heavy stock losses ot last winter. IT X SS unless the advertisement is sustained by LARGEST STOCK IN TOWN, but we PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, WALL PA No trouble to show goods. M*»N STREET. DILLOH, MONTANA. A No. 1 Goods «t BOTTOM PRICES. We appeal to intelligent people 1 ^ -TL PI-R, MC etc «. rc crivej . eta*. II,. of IW.* »„J I. | FAK ° ° ° 0 O O O o o O O o n f. GARS. Smokers will do 0o °oooo careful buyers. We do not carry CY GOODS, FISHING TACK I well to examine them, before percha»* 1 EASTMAN A HOLDEN. THE CAPITAL ON WHEELS. The extraordinary session of the Legis lative Assembly of Montana being in ses sion, and there appearing to be little work for our legislators to perform that «ill be of general benefit to Montanians, uis earn estly suggested and urgently urged that a bill be introduced entitled "The Capital on Wheels." The removal ot the capital from Helena—where it was located a number ot years ago merely for "temporary purposes" —would be a question that woulc interest the mass of Montanians who are growing weary of wearing the Helena yoke. Now would seem to be the accepted time. There are u multitude of reasons and strong ar guments to be advanced in favor removing the capital as speedily as possible. When Helena secured the capital prize the citi zens of that town said it was only a tem porary location, and that other towns of the Territory should, in turn, have the tcmpuraiy capital until such time as the development and geographical considera tions should warrant the permanent loca ting of the seat of government. The pro per time seems to be approaching, and as Helena does nut want the capital it would be a generous act on the part of outsiders to relieve the citizens of that city of a bur den they are carrying. We are credibly informed that a good-sized majority of the members of the Legislature, mindful of their duty to the whole people, are favoring and secretly, but enthusiastically encour aging a measure of this kind, and that if introduced it will probably pass by an ovtr whelming vote. Of the places menttoned instead of Helena many possess superior advantages and finer geographical loca tions—for they are not dependent on a lew Prickly Pear potato patches for sustaining life. Seriously regarded Bozeman is con sidered a place where all Territorial official business could be systematically and eco nomically transacted, and it is confidently predicted, taking in consideration the fact that Helena lias lots of money, that if the question of removing the capital is sub mitted to a popular vote that Bozeman would be selected, in preference to Helena, by a large majority of the votes cast. A paramount point in favor of Bozeman is its centrality, and its accessibilty, when com pared with a one-sided,out-of-the-way place like Helena, will strike everybody forcibly. People can get to Bozeman from all parts of Montana, whereas to reach Helena the only avenue of approach is up last Chance Gulch from the east, and by the air-line balloon route from Butte over tiie main range and down through dense forests from the head of Grizzly Gulch to Helena. In a moral point Bozeman is ahead, tor while Helena is wicked Bozeman is good. The city of Butte would be a pretcrabie place to Helena, but Butte lias mines to depend on, 111><i it 1« doubtful whether tiie citizens ot the Silver City would consent to have the capital removed to their city. Other towns might be modestly mentioned, and favorably considered. Even Dillon, to-dav, has belter surroundings and greutcr natu ral advantages than Helena had when the capital was temporarily located at that city. Ollier powerful reasons might be given in support of a proposition to remove the cap ital Irom Helena. Helena is too hoggish. Her people and politicians want every innig, from Delegate to Congress down to Terri rial dog pelter. They want the Republi can and Democratic nominations, and no man, unless he wears a tin collar marked "Helena," gets a show for llelenaites hang together like hungry blood-suckers when they want a nomination or an election of their man. They are selfish—they are a heap hog. It is a good time to smash the Helena ring. It is time to remove the yoke of subserviency from the neck of Montanians. We are a proud and prosper ous people, whose pride is handicapped and whose prosperity is shackled by long-con tinued dancing to music made exclusively to tone and tune Helena up. It would make matters more even io put "the capi tal on wheels" again. Should the extra session last much longer some member should introduce a bill lor the removal of tiie capital. " lilt IC K " I'OHKKOV'S IllU TUNNEL SCHEME. in a recent issue of the New York Sun appears tiie following: "One ot the most prodigious engineering projects now on the tapis is that ot tunneling the Rocky Mountains under i ray's 1 'uak, which rises no less than 14,44• *eet above tiie level of tiie sea. it is stated that at 4,441 feet be low the peak, by tunneling irom east to west loi 25,000 feet direct, communication could be opened between tiie vallcyson tiie Atlantic slope and those on the Pacific !> 'oe. 1 Ids would shorten the distance bo * w een Denver in Colorado and Salt Lake in l tub and consequently tiie distance be tween the Missouri River, say at St. Louis ami Sau Francisco nearly 300 miles, ami there would he little more required in the way ot ascending or descending or tun neling mountains. l»arl of tiie work lias already been accomplished. The country Irom the Missouri to the foot of the Rock ies rises gradually in rolling prairie until an elevation of 5,200 feet is reached above t u sc.i lc\el. I he Hookies themselves rise at various places to a height of it,000 ket. Of the twenty most famous passes only seven are be'ow 10,000 feet, while five are upwards of 12,01x1 and one is 15,1x10 feel. The point from w hich it is proposed to tunnel is sixty miles due west from Den ver, and, although one of tiie highest of tiie peaks, it is by lar the narrowest in the great backbone of the American conti nent. LEONARD ELIEL, DILLON, - - MONTANA, Wishes to announce the daily arrival of new Fall and Winter goods. Never before has there been as large and well» selected a line of Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, gör* Trunks and Yalises, JÖS* Gentlemen's Furnishings, gdfe* Carpets and Rugs, SÖT* Wall Paper and Decorations, in Dillon, as we will display in the next few weeks. PRICES TO MEET ALL COMPETITION IS TO BB TUB BzTJLB. X S3 The latest novelties in Dress Goods and Trimmings; H The finest assortment in Plushes, Velvets and Fancy Goods; The greatest variety in Men's Clothing; The best selected stock in Boys' School Suits; The newest styles in Ladies' Fine Shoes; The best wearing Children's School Shoes; The most delicate and' substantial colors in Brassies and velvi The prettiest styles in ingrain carpets and matting; [carpet The newest rags and oil cloths; Wall Paper in over 100 colorings and designs. It will be to the advantage of the intend ing buyer to examine our stock before pui chasing. DILLOH NATIONAL BANK, (Sntennmr to Boni ffSowibtm Monte**,) OF DILLON, MONTANA. «•rI«I np Capital,...................$30,000.0* ...................................$ 0,300 G ko. M. Brown, President. John F. Bishop, Vice President. David L amont, Cashier. DIRECTORS : Geo. M. Brown, Joseph B. Crow, John F. Bishop, Craig Cornell, James Mauldin, David Lamont.' I ransart a (»plierai Banking Business, I x-linngf) Sol«l on till the Principal ritte» of the World. of Merchants and Individuals solicited. INTEREST ALLOWED ON TIME DR 1 'OSITS. Deposits received subject to check or demand. All Don ' ' >nS W ' Tl ' celvc personal and prompt a ten . * i fu11 'ir of £ ir . c insurance Companie*. Poli nos issued on all classes of property. CORRESPONDENTS: Hanover National Bank.......New York Merchants' National Bank........Chicle w*!! 8 ' ........ SaU Lake Ci *j n.!h v F f. rg0 , & n Co .......... San rranciscc Utah National Bank......... .Ogden Montana National Bank...........Helen. First National Bank........... Omaha First National Bank.............. Butte. L. C. FYHRIE & 00., GENERAL GROCERS. W e carry tiie Largest and Best Selected Stock of STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES In Southern Montana. Agents for the California Powder Works. M*»N STREET. DILLOH, MONTANA.