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Hc·C'il r ý.!lIirntw d} atlOn 3 of the above named rig ,Lrr hioI 'lti :; f. in. on the flr-t and1 third 4aturdtn\ h ,}l } a," , uoiith. 4iictntbera of mister tod+.g""-:}ud - notrrl}u brefthren are cord ially in- i 4:t 1 t .t ItIwl. i____ l__ PYNtE, W. M. tJ ho. 14. CKANC.:, S(.crcl ry. CHOTIEA IODGE, No. I I, 1. 0. 0. ' A regular meeting of thl above Lodge will be a.id on Wo,[nesday evening of eahi week, at their tUdge room in thisci:y. Sojourning brothers ark sorl , i\ in Lvtel| to at"Ltll. CHARLES CRAWYI(ORI), N. G. PETER McDoNALD. .ut,t v,,tr MOT N t IODGE No. , A. 0. U. w. The regular commuticaiion of the above Lodge con e1 e e ,t theu M ) ion c Hal every Thursday eve niiag at 7:30 o'clock Hy tih order. CilAtLE tUKAWF'ORD, M. W S. (GENZBE)oGEK. li.c:oltdr. KlIGHT% OF PYTlI-A$. (rescent Lodge No 4. 1lect~ every N.1n,1day nlght . 7:30, at Castht Hail in Nli:onzic holl.) t1 C. cINTIRE, C. C. W . it. IlDti., K. o( it. lant . Churclh Seryiceb tPISUOrA.L CHURCH. ervtcres will tie heltd e;err tunulay at the Epis -pal (;htlrch. at 11 a. ll., and at 7 1p m. Sunday hool at 12:30 p m. A cordial invitation is ex StEV. S. C. BLACKISTON, Resident Pastor. CO NORGATIONAL. t toV. l.. I. )e!uii~.t. under the auspices of the niermcan II,::t" l lisi ionarl Societ\y, is holding via,., :1t t.:: (court l!',use twice each alternate liab;.st'.ii 1! a.ti. and 7 p.m. Sabbath School at 1 in. 'ii l iP li, gi terallv are invited to attend. T'--'; TO ALL. The I~A.c(,i.) hlia.:; ily contracted under hie lprituliig l:tw t do all the legal adtver ising and puldi, ii in ltg for which Cho eau co .tl, I- cit:ll',rgeable, and has filed he bondl req uirv! 1 law. Na)TIE'L. The .luhbcrt!tiet price of the DAILY t RcohID hClJ:r:te1, will be 25 cents per week. r --·--- --- f LOC) . N EWS. From ViFri I:. l):: . V. U( . l..~ t .r 1' ini town. Rev. M. Mill. returned from Sun Rivet last nii,,lt. 1i ye you seen Julibet? No, but I am go ing tou,. yu bIt. E. 11.!i S ,,r\'en, St. P':I l, enme to Benton la- ni ,it;:t l i- .nt,lp il.g at the Pactific. John li ie I a lhari i, b fore Juifge T ttta:i yesterday, :mil was fined $3 and costs. John ''T. Patterson to-day liled an atgri cultiral claim for 160 acres of land on the Shout kin. The r',l'hk work on th+- second floor of W. S. S[,cki',i '- newiv building on Front street is t.,nipledtel. WVilli:in T'lhlimas, Ilii.rhwood, and Milt C.l'lliiar lters, fro nit the lMoniit na district, are at the Overland hotel. ll,,wari ( riss, fromnt C.irterville; Daniel Thomnia.. Wl. If ('reek, and John [lick-haw' from Iliigh wood, are at th.ý Grand Union hotel. Be it remnmbere 1 th it I. G. Biker & Co. have the only geuiine C:hlyenne gad dles andl Concord harni:ess in the city of Fort. Benton. Don't forget that T. C. Power & Bro.'s mammoth dry good4 store they have the fines., most comllere and best assortment of dry goods in the Ter ito y. One of i. G. Baker & Co.'s bull trains loaded at their store this morning with merchandise for Fort Macleod, and will leave for that place in the morning. The appointment of Jos. K. Toole, as prosecuting attorney for the Territory of Montana at this term of court, was yester day confirmed by Judge Galbraith. Geo. D. Patterson and Miss Louisa Pratt were married last evening at the residence of the bridle's family, by Bishop Brewer. The couple are at present stopping at the Choteau hou e. Benton is at present crowded with visi tors. The Choteami house, Overland and Grand Union are taxed to their utmost ca pacity to furnish accommodations. At the Grand Union cots have been placed in the parlor. Jim Clark, the driver of the Assinaboine coach,. says he passed two or three mule teams on their way to the C. P R. R. track. lie also met a number of men out on the round-up on the other side of the Marius. The Assinaboine coach got in quite early this afternoon. There were two passen gers on board1- Rihert BIuirke from Asina boine, and Thomas Butler from the Marias. After next Mohnday the schedule will be changed and the coach will go through in one day. The tickets for Romeo and Juliet have sold quite rapidly, but a number of the best seats are yet unsold. No one should fail to attend the third perform ince of this laughable travesty. It is for a most char itable purpose, and the pllay is well worth twice the money. The Atl:antic Saloon has been fitted upin first-class style andl will be opened next Saturl'ay ltight. Mr. Lomb:ird, proprietor, has sp:aredi no pal:ins or expense and it will not be his taitlt if the Atlantic is not the liuest sal:toon in town. The lot sA.,l yesrterd :y for $1,500, report ed in the ]IRcoaD as having belonged to Charles Rowe, was the property of Win. Rowe, who informi s us that live years ago the same lot was offered to Johnson, the well-k nlow t barber, for seventy-five dollars One of Benton's citizens during his thip east l)reseitted at the ticket ofice of the Pullimani Palace Car compaty a bank iiote of the First National B nk of Fort Ben ton, which was refused, the ticket seller saying th.tt there was no such National Bank in e xistenice. Blute libbon O. K, whiblesi, Five hundred barrels celebrated O'Don itell's Blue Ribbot O. ICK. wh·b ky in tratt to Tom Todd & Co.'s o Q epply ttiabt of Messesr From Saturday's datil . Rout. Burke eft for Helena on the coach this morning. 31. C. W. Root, from Bozeman, is registered med at the Chotenu house. hirId J. O. and W. A. Patter-on, brothers of Sin- tGoo. Patterson, came to Benton from Oka y i ist night. Dr. Samuel L. Kelly yesterday treated his many friends to free lemonade at Mfi- 1 nar's drug store. Petitions for letters of administration for r Frank II. Burd, deceased, were filed to day with the Probate Judge. t S J. 31.. Powers, Superintendent of the art Benton & Helena stage line, came in town on the coach last night on business, and left again this morning. A. J. Burrows arrived in town from t t. r. Paul last night. He came in on the Bill ings coach and is stopping at the Grand Union. A party of legal descendants of Izaak W. willleave Benton for High wood to morrow evening to pursue the speckled trout. it stit The Benton stage leaves Billings at 9 a. t S. m. on Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday of each week. Travel on this line is increas ing.-Billings Post. RE -i, The five piers will be finished to-morrow ` noon and ready for the boom logs, which O will be brought in by D. G. Browne's B ar. teams next Sunday. Edward Reinicke this morning became Ic the a citizen of the United States. He took at 1F the oath of allegiance before Judge Gal at hraith, and had J. J. Donnelly and J. J. Healy for witnesses. The Fort Assinnaboine Troupe expect de let to visit Fort Benton about the 20th of May, 4 ar- 1883, and will give one or two performan to- ces. A full string and brass band will at ed tend. Pc At the evening session last night the ev only case brought up was that of Victoria Scott vs Geo. Scott. A divorea was given er to the plaintiff. W. B. & G. W. Settle ap peared for plaintiff, Donnelly & Eastman for the defendant. The Court is doing good work. So is the Deputy Clerk; and when the lawyers attempt to shirk, the Court brings 'erm up o with a jerk. That makes them think he w do is going to Burke 'em. er The front of the Stocking building, on Front street, is now finished. A large sei marble block, b.earing the legend "W. S. S. 18S3," is let into the brick work near the top, which gives the lofty pile a funerial tappearance. lot the The un:tion sa:le of the efferts of the lae ate Kil Glernn took glle this afternoon on `Main street near B;ker. There wag a oat I: large attelldaneo, oc,;ý:ioned. pcrh:i p", by that :ime unr'io iri y whiich brings to the e "!ction sales of the effelts of prominent llt coiurte:=ans in 'ari; suchl r(wds. The ar icI-es seemed1 to bring good prices. At the aftlCernoo1 .ses-in the Grand Julry hrourht in indicrn;ents for bllrglary t It a ainst C. W. Farley a:td Chas. Hildreth. The part'ies inamed were both arraigned urti and were given un til to-morrow to plead. 1 Max Wailermain will be counsel for Farley, G van S. C Eldgertoi counsel for hildreth. to S ,Robt. Piaendtner hts rented the room next to T. . . Todtd & Co.'s store, on Front street, nd is htIving numllerous repairsr - made. lie intends utingg the room for a t tobacco store, :and will open up about the first of next month, (e S Qui.e a number of immigrants from the r e vw.stern part of the Territory arrived here ly b t this afrernon. A number of them have agricultural implements, and they will the a locate some where near town. i Co. Ei of the 21 cavalry, and Co. D of 1 the 18th infantry, are going to Sweet Grass an Hills in a few days, to make their summner as S-amp at Ihat place, Itwlllberemembered not f that the RizCOiD has repeatedly suggestel Idu - the establishment of a military post in the Sweet Grass, and we presume that this T Smove on the part of the military is in ac- ROO cordance with our recommendations. kiuI The Four new suits of spring clothing deco- i Srate the graceful forms of four of Benton's mea youths to-day. There has been some talk Sof irrigating these garments, but we think live no move has yet been made in that direc- l . tion. Citizens should take care th:,t an an- wh cient and honored custom does not fall in- he to disuse. Mol Choteau Lodge No. 11, I. O. of O. F , y intend giving a ball on the twenty-sixth othe of this month at the celebration of their the anniversary. The ball will be given at ordi their ball on Main stree , and will dloubt less be a grand affair. The following committee of arrangements has been ap pointed: J. F. Mutrphy, J. W. Wheelock, 1 Jas. McDevitt, Gui. Senieur, J. Harris. ring and Jas. Gillette. Quite a large number Bog of invitations have alreadyf been issued. the : or invitations nave alreaay Deeti issue,. Indian News. The following telegram was received re here from Fort Assiunaboine, dated the st 19th: ii .Messrs. I. G. Baker & Co., Fort Benton: a Major Shurtliff, commanding Fort Walsh, informs me by special courier un h der date of April 18th, that three or four days ago a war party of Crees started for n Piegan Agency to steal horses, and saAy Lt he thinks they will go and return by way r, of the Sweet Grass Hills. Please isen4d 11 Cavalry to Agency to settle and give 1e alarm. I have my Cavalry out: and hop, they will have some lunk. G. ILOES, Commanding. o To the Benevolent and Charitable. o The following communication has just been received: 3 Your immediate and kind a;sQistaince is p most urgently needed to defray the expin e ses oftanew pairot slcssors, for use in the e Daily Reprint othice.the editor (I) !a charge - having during the past few days, actually *r worn out those left in his care, anmlhavig, i further expended all his pocket imone o4 bibles and billards, is unable toat met the heavy espensesof a new pai For r iwes as to his rs iletabi , eiq ' t " the Palace, or. a* ,·b ~p p tf It gt#ev?' .Ctadal, Presidept.4 Stainps, apuched e0Sl, na ft das, thnu kMW, I'" * Fr mr MOLdav's daily. oach Gloves at cost, at I. G. Baker & Co's. Court will probably adjourn next :red Wednesday. H. W. Niehoff, from the Shonkin, is in rs of town. Oka J. H. Mudge, from flighwood, is regis tered at the Choteau House. ated W. S. Wetzel is expected home on the Mi- Billings coach this evening. B:shop Brewer left for Fort Shaw this t for morning on the Helena coach. I to- The District Court will probably get through to-morrow or next day. 'the Jos. A. Baker, C. G. Griffith, and L. M. owl' Peck, left for Highwood this afternoon. and M. E. Milner arrived in Benton from his ranch on the Shonkin, to-day, noon. t Joe. Cobelle, Shonkin; and C. Richter, Bill- :Teton; are registered at the Overland Ho andel. Ed. Lewis' teams loaded at H. J. Wack saak erlin & Co.'s with hardware, for Brooks & to- Higler. fled A raw, Northeast wind has been blow ing in this vicinity since an early hour 9 . this morning. " Y The sale of lots was not a great success eas- h this morning, but they will now probably sell rapidly enough. row Chas. Walker, today, sold to H. J. ich O'Hanlon, four lots: 15, 16, 17, and 18, in le's Block 91. Consideration, $4,500. S. E. Suitor loaded with merchandise "me for Hunter & Williams, at Maiden, to-day 9 nok at I. G. Baker & Co's. and T. J. Todd & a al- Co's F. W. Reed has just purcebased a large stock of merchandise for his store at Clen ect denin. He bought mainly from Murphy, 9 ay, Maclay & Co., And T. J. Todd & Co. an The directors of the Benton Public Li- r Lrary will meet at S. Duffin's gallery op- r posite I.G. Baker & Co.'sat 8 o'clock this r the evening. ti Win. Wood, High wood; R. Morrison, Helena; Juo. McNeary; Jas. Ketcher, b Wolf Creek; Geo. D. Legazy, Dearborne; e tan nd F. Milot. Helena; are at the Grand P Union. ers Hon. Jos. A. Baker has purchased from SoJohn Harris the latter's ranch on High- A he wood, consisting of 160 acres. Considera tion, $3,000. on II. Brinktnan, road supervisor, sent out "s everal men, teanms, and scrapers, to High S wood, to hbe used on the road between ti hoHighwood and Relt Creek bridge. ill i;l Bill Blevins, thiFs p.orning brought in a nt load of evergreens, tobe nzed in decorating the OId Fellows Hall next Thursday night N Sat the celebration of their anniversary. M F:ather Camp will leave for Fort Assin- U ntahoine to-morrow morning, to hold ser vices there next Sunday. It is his inten- te rt tion during his residence here to make Ti trips to Fort Assinnaboine, Shonkin, in Ilighwood. and Barker. . Charles Gnsky, who was indicted by the 1, Gri nd Jury this morning, is the man who m, shot Henry Raney, pet toe Marias, last Sat- co t urdt'ay and was arrested and brought here an Sby Sheriff McDevitt Saturday night. gi Gusky wa-s given till to-morrow morning Sto plead. Max Waterman will be his re tcounslfeel in hi at l'he river is rising, but has not yet a Sreached a high stage, and unless heavy and ha a contintuous rains soon set in we shall not be e h:vt a good b)ating stage before the mid- Pt die or end or next month. The Coulson Lie Steamners will, however, make the N( I tirst trip light-loaded, and will undoubted- de e ly' be the first boats to reach Benton. so II ('hinamen seem to be thle best, or at least the most successful vegetable gardeners in W this vicinity. One of those industrious the pig-tails is alr,-ady hawking young onions by anld spinach, atnd had a good stock of celery n as late as thte first of February. They are col not very modest In charging for their pro duce, however. Ov The Aroade Restaurant and Luunch ho SRoom ad. was accidentally left out in ma- ur king up the forms for last night's issue. The Arcade flourishes and is doing a rush ihg businesS. If you want a good square thu Smeal, call around and seeJohn. He k Constable Finnegan informt us that a ne: k lively row took place this afternoon at Gr SMollie Kelly's dive in Benton, during ela which a cow-boy from the North got his be head split open Wirth a beer bottle, and cot Mollia's place was thoroughly ventilated lno by broken windows. A few lamps and slo h other brittle articles are also the worse for Snt r the fracas. Here is a call for another City It ordinance. OIt ordinance. It M atrimonia.t k, We take pleasure in announcing the mar s. riage of Miss Phoebe Wright and Mr. A. E. er Rogers, whish took place last evening at 1 the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Conrad. The wedding was private, only a few frip.nils of the bride and groom at tending.' Mr. Rogers is one of our most e4teemed residents and his bride one of 1e the most amiable and accomplished ladies in Benton. The happy couple have our rt hearty cpngratulhtions and earnest wishes for tmliarited prosperity, Ol4 AgDcy Matil Route The mall route between Fort Shaw and Old Agency has been discontinued-not i y authority, but because the contractor has failed to put in an appearance. The t nail : IJtI been carried, tor some time by Mr. Leighton, hbt the Department having refused to pay more than the° contract rates, which were not suffi.ient- to cover .expenses, much less afford a profit, Leigh at tlo w:s obliged to dipsontinue his serviees. The fac#s are pr ~ bly these: Some fool, is without any ktnowledgeof the route, like $ contracted at so low a figure that he ze founld upon intqiry that he was unable to Sfill . engagtgwt without loss, at d is ly aco' dingly trying to crawfish out of the rg contract. But why the Department hasP~ 4 iot insisted upon the completion of the te come rot, o fwtae of bonds, is soed * r- thiing hthe enumr te#ets ut bt> et .nds :'u-og the re wd lik es know. Our Del te In Cngtressh From Tuesday's Daily. *" H. D. Burghardt and J. H. Emory came next to town Saturday night. W. H. Burgtess returned from his east is in ern trip last Saturday night. G. M. Woods, from Highivood, is egis egis- tcred at the Pacific hotel. Ladies' and children's rubber circulars a the at T. C. Power & Broa. Jere Sullivan has just received a large this register from Geo. E. Boos, of Helena. L. Minugh, Assinahoine; G. W. W. Hunter get and Wm. Moore, Maiden, are at .ne Cho teau house. .M. Mose Solomon left for his ianch on the Marias this morning. Trom Bishop Brewer will leave for Fort Shaw . to-morrow morning. iter, The Macleod coach arrived to-day, noop. Ho. Samuel Smith was the only passenger. Sol. Abbott, from Willow Rounds, is at ack- the Overland Hotel. t & A. M. Jackson left for Alaska by way of Helena this morning. ow- Thos. Goff, of Murphy, Maclay & Co., our left for Helena on the coach this morning. John Cavanagh to-day transferred lots Ls 12 and 13 in block 7, to B. M. Godsal; con sideration $175. J. The Fort Macleod Gazette of the 14th in instant announces the arrival at Macleod of our genial friendi J. R. Craig. Ase A J. Burrusfor Hughes City, A. Flumm lay and J. C. Walker for Cora cre k, were pas & sengers on the Barker coach this morning. J I. F. Churchill returned Saturday night rge from the East. Mr. Churchill has been en East buying a mammoth stock of dry by goods for I. G. Baker & Co. Hon. Jos. A. Baker and Mr. Steadman Li- returned on horse back from the former's ranch on Highhwood to-day, noon. They his report that three inches of snow fell out there last night. C an, The dance to be given on the 26th inst. e er, by the Odd Fellows promises to be a most le; enjoyable affair. The lower floor has been ti nd prepared.for a ball room, and the supper % will be served up stairs. t( )m D. G. Browne's teams have gone to Fort Assinaboine to transfer the U. 8, troops % ra- from Fort Assinaboine to Sweet Grass c: Hills, where these troops will make their ai summer camp. h- Ranchers and farmers should remember en that I. G. Baker & Co. have the only gen nine Cheyenne sadd!es and Concord har a ness to be found in Benton. ig Dan Samples, Teton; Thios. Gallagher. ht New York; E. M. Cook, itlena, and R. IR Morrison, from Helena, are at Grand n- Union. r- Two Bentonites got on a little tear yes "' terday and had -a tlhlt in Bouraýsa's saloon. ke They each paid $6.00 and costs this morn n, ing. of The members of Choteau Lodge No. 11. " le I. O. O. F., wish it understood that all S 0o members of the Order in good statndilg will ' C it` consider themselves iinvited to attend the " re anniversary ceremonies and dance to be of it. given on the 26th inst. SMrs. Coomes, wife of one of the men " Srecently lynched near Helena, Montana, ra for arson, says the night of the fire her w et husband was at home all night, caring for fr a sick baby. There is a growing belief d hat the lynch era, who re reported to have fe Dt been drunk, were too previous.-Pionteer- f . Press. n This is what the leading paper of the e Northwest says about the ludicrous inci . dent, whereupon Governor Crosby jested D so wittily. D t Mr. A. E. Rogers and Miss Phoebe G n Wright will be married this evening at a the residence of Mr. C. E. Conrad, at 8:30 l by Bishop Brewer. We join Al's other numerous friends in extending our hearty e congratulations. of - J. F. Overfield, a brother of George L. e Overfield, arrived in Benton, from his L h home at Grafton, West Virginia, last Sat . urday night. Mr. Overfleld expects to farm somewhere near Benton. br - A banquet will be given by members of ni' e the Benton Bar to Judge Galbrdith and tom Hon. Jos. K. Toole, acting District Attor- be a ney, on Wednesday evening next, at the taGrand Union hotd. The menu will be on g elaborate, and the Wines the best that can pe is be procured in the Territory. Officers of te d court and some prominent citizens will be vi d invited. It is intended to madie this occa- th d sion a fltting :tribute to an upright justice op r and a zealous and able prosecutor. liver News. The Helena of the Benton ine left Sioux City on the 14th insts,, on its, way, up to r- Benton, and if it is not delayed at Bismarck it will be the tirst boat to Benton. Shehas I been fitted upin Grand style, $slO worth of repairs have been made on,h~,.pd she will be the Anest and best boat thit lands Shere. The railroad transfer trr was [ washed away by the break-up and the , freight could not be transferred to the a boats, hence the delay. The Butte will ir very likely leave Bismarck to-da . City counest There was a meeting of the members of the City Council held. g8atry night Ed at the office of T. A. Cuinntings, an Bond I st street. Several city ordinances were passed, r which will appear in the RECORD, one ie relating to sidewalk4, one to opium dives, I one to hogs, one to domestic animalsIbo -e.: to raising a revenue and one .to road tax. A The bonds of the different city officials were 1 accepted. On H. R. Buck's bond A. C. 1 Johnson and R. A. Luke were the sure . ties; on S. L, Ielly's, A. C, Johaeop it W. - . u.at,. Jr.; o:C. L0 . ;Spn$ r Paria Gibson and Wm. L. K.eedler; on Chas. C'rw9lrd', Jos. Hirshberg and J. J. t Kennedy. AU solid men;. 1 Captr ge oa e et the "Cree liaratnd* Sera. se *Fo L ;a w, April 12, '83. fm ioIbn a o geny foa t From Wednesday's dally. ieI J Macleod coach left this morning it I charge of Holmes. st- Murphy, Maclay & Co., have a large i stock of garden seeds on hand. ;ism E. G. and Jno. T. Maclay left this morn ing by private conveyance for Barker. ars J. J. Viall was a passenger to Stanford on the Billings coach this morning. *ge Charles Peterson, of Peterson & Price, Pittsburg, is in town. ter Frank Bosworth, representing Iler & to- Co., of Helena, is in town. Jas. A. Graham, from Livingstone, is he registered at the Pacific House. W. E. Clark, from Barker, J. B. H. vw Hewitt, from Belt Creek, are at the Over land Hotel. p. Call and see the sacrifice that I. G. Ba ker & Co., are making in clothing, to get at rid of it. Three trains, C. P. R. R., reached the f terminus, near Fort Walsh, on the 14th instant. F. W. Godsal loaded at I. G. Baker & Co's. with merchandise for Fort Macleod this morning. Thos. Gallagher, A. McCool, and R. Morrison, left for Barker cn the coach this h morning. d S. B. Stevens, from Sun River, and L. Minugh, from Fort Assinnaboine, are reg istered at the Choteau House. The Benton Building Association has just purchased from Jas. McDevitt, 8 lots, Sin Block 156. Consideration, $425. R. W. Main, and A. E. Rogers, will r leave to-morrow morning in a small mack inaw for Rocky Point. A banquet will be given to-night by the t 4 Benton Bar Association, at 9:30, to Judge Galbraith and Jos. K. Toole. I t flhwoogly Cheyenne saddles 4nd gRquine i Concord harness in Benton, are to be found at I. G. Baker & Co's. 14 t R. Pfaendtner, who is about to open a o t tobacco store next door to Griffith & Cald well's office on Front street, began moving n to-day. Quite a number of witnesses in cases which have been decided, got their certifi- p cates from Deputy Clerk Spencer, to-day. i, and left for their several homes. The steamer Rosebud passed Bennett at 5 p. m., on the 16th inst. She will be the , first bhot to leave Bismarck for Benton. Bismarck Tribune. I. G. Baker & Co., have juPt received ir about i00 pouncds of butter, in one pound prints, which they wish to dispose of in le one lot. Call and see it. 'I he Canadian Pacific railroad Is now running trains to Maple Creek, twenty- ti eight miles north of Fort Walsh. We c:ll yonr attention to the final report fe of the Grand Jury which we publish in I another column. This jury was compri- 1 sed of the leading citizens of Choteau in county, and they have performed their duty a well, antd deserve the thanks of the citizens of Choteau county. Good for Charley. We don't know dl what a "'Commissary of Musters, with the + rauk of Major" is, but the Governor would nort have appointed so staunch a frienzd of the Republican party to any in ferior position. We congratulate our old friend Charley. I 11. A. Nottingham, Shonkin; Jos. Allen, Sand Coulee; A. Trandum, Liv ingstone; A. W. Kingsbury, Big Sag; Dan Samples, Teton; and John A. Mc Donald, `lelena; are registered at the be Grand Union Hotel, 30 Jas. A. Yore and family, and her sister er Miss Nellie Kelly. will leave for Mr. ty Yore's ranch on Belt Creek the latter part of this week. Mr. Yore and family ex pect to remain at the ranch all summer. SMiss Kelly will return to her home at St. Lduis, on the first boat. to The directors of the Benton Public Li brary met at the photograph gallery last of night. Mr. Duffin tendered to the direc Id tors the use of one half of his gallery, to ._ be used for the library. It was accepted. lie The directors concluded to open the library be on the arrival of the books, which are ex an pected here on the first boat. It is the in of tention of the directors to engage the ser be vices of some young lady to take charge of a. the library. The library will only be ce open three hours a day-from 7 to 10 p. m. The two Indians, Rider and Tall Rider, stated that their Agent Young had given them permission to kill upon the Reserva tion at any time they were hungry any to bull calves they might find, and that the whites would not say anything, and that the animal killed was upon their land. th The Judge stated in effect that the agent lie was liable to be indicted as a party to that crime. as he ' 'A EOlable Agency. ll le County Commissioners have re ceived, through Col. Rice, account of Col. shby, the final installment of insirai.ce in the old Court House, amounting in all to sf.' thbuisnd dollars. Commissioner of James M. Arnoux, informs as that pay lt ments 1v b.qe mande very promptly and id that he- tily recommends Col. Ash d, by's agency as one of the most reliable in ne :he Territory. We would add, from our .,, personal knowledge, that before Insuring any building Col. Ashby becomes thor o. otghly, acquainted with alLthe details of re the risk, so that in ease of loss by fire . there is little delay in adjusting his ac e- counts. n Lost from the Pen d' Oreille Coulee one J. buc.ekin horse, four years old, branded ,itbala Ra T ota the left shoulder, letter J . the Jef thigh, and one sorrel horse brag ie witE h ~ e sem-ciries, on wtithi the othera the left thigh, iven the same onRie .eholder, said hse being high h ;eth wild. 'i ",ette btekls i u had ,a .lt*rheadll, and 1th oelad a b e e and 'beu , .0 teet of From Thursday daily. in S. C. Burd left: this morning for Old Agency. irge A. B. Coe left this morning for his ranch on the Shonkin. en- "Kelly the Pimp" was arrested and lodged in jail last night. brd F. W. Reed expects to leave for Clen denin on to-morrow's coach. ce, W. Mulcahy returned home on the Hel ena coach this morning. & Sol Abbott returned to his home at Wil low Rounds this morning. is John E. Morgan and W. L. Woodnutt, from Ulidia, are in town. H, Jos. K. Toole left this afternoon in his .r- own conveyance for Helena. We are informed that there are three a more marriages to come offshortly. ,et Judge Galbraith left on the Helena coach this morning, for Deer Lodge. he Geo. D. Patterson, and wife, left for bh their home on the Skonkin this morning. W. S. Wetzel hasa s eamboat load of O' & Connell O. K. K. whisky on route to Benton. id T. C. Power & Bro. have some beauti- I fully embroidered silk Medalllion in all I . colors. is. O. H. and David Wareham returned home by private conveyance this morn Sing. " Win. Van Blarcom. High wood, and Jas. Gillett, Willow creek, are registered at the 5 Overland. " W. S. Wetzel has been unavoidably de tained, and will not arrive until Saturday r, II night. C. W. Jones & Co. are constructing a sidewalk in front of W. S. Stocking's new tl e building on Front street, e Deputy Sheriff Healy will take the late- t ly sentenced prisoners to Deer Lodge next de ! Monday morning,. i John W. Marsh, county Surveyor, will R leave for Blackfoot Agency in a day or two bi on a surveying tour. at 1 - - -- .ni d- Sheriff McDevitt expects to leave to g morrow morning, on horseback, for a bu ,iness trip to the North. es W. S. Wetzel has just received by ex press a large invoice of jewelry, which he " is offering to the public cheap. If the person who borrowed 1. 0. Baker St & Co.'s step-ladder will please return ithe we will gladden the hearts of the clerks. The comlpanies of cavalry which arrived here to-day from Fort Maginnis are await cd ing instructions from Gen. Ruger. Robt. Main and Al. Rogers did not leave as they expected this morning. They have postponed their trip for a day or two. Quite a number of men are at work at the Riverside Cemetery. Several reads are being made and the ground is being rt fenced. Horace R. Buck, Ford S. Caldwell and W. J. Hinckley went hunting this morn U ing, We expect beef to go down to 5 cts. Y a pound on their return. There is only one place in town where you can purchase genuine Cheyenne sad I dies and Concord harness; and that is at eI. G. Baker & Co's. A telegraim was received here to-day, dated the 20th, saying that the Rosebud left at daylight this morning, and that the Butte will leave to-night. T. J. Todd, of T. J. Todd & Co., is at ;" Bismarck, where he will remailn during the boating season, attending to I. G. Ba ker & Co's., and T. J. Todd & Co's. freight. N. Bailey, Big Sag; Win. Wood, High wood; C. C. Turner, Box Elder; James r Graham, Belt creek, and E. E. Lea, Fort Assinaboine, are registered at the Grand Union. A telegram from T. J. Todd received to day by F. M. Eastman, Esq., says that the Rosebud left Bismarck on the 24th inst., and that Mrs. Eastman was on board. Judge Tattan to-day put Millie Kelly t and her husband under a $1,000 bond. Up to the present time they have not been o able to obtain bond, and are both in jail. The anniversary ceremonies, and dance, I of the Odd Fellows, which will be given to-night, promises to be a grand affair. .The hall will be decorated with ever greens. The lower floor will be used for Sdancing and supper will be served on the e second floor. All members of the order, of good standing, ale invited to attend. Capt. J. G. McAdams, and Lieut. L. M. a Brett, U. S. A., in charge of company's - H. and B., arrived here to-day noon from y Fort Maginnis. Two companies of Caval e ry arrived here this afternoon and have t camped across the river. They are on their way to Sweet Grass Hills, where they will camp for the summer. Gentlemen who enjoy a quiet game of stud or draw poker had better not bie northward. We clip the following from the Fort McLeod Gazette. H A. Kanouse, R. K. Kennefick, R. Pete, Baptiste bone and J. McDougall, jr., appeared before Major Crozier to answer the above charge on Tueaday. The evidence was to the effect that the game being played was a small one, sim ply for the sake of passing a dull evening. SThe Major then said that the evidetce was Svery straight forward; and that he did not think it was the intention of the law to come down on a social game, even if it was for a small stake, but to put down gainm - bling dens where pilgrims were fleeced. As a magistrate and policeman he said that he would do his utmost to put down such places, as hlie was certainly able to do. if any Plsrang up.. He went on to say that he would not make the fine heavy, and gave out his warning that he would show Sno mercy to anyone tound ru ning an es Stablishment of the above description. He would do this for the protection of the Spublic and on principal. He ended by ad. Svising them to-be a little more care~ttd ti e fe fature and fined each one 2.0. Pete i took the altr e of thirty days. U.e :Br.wer. at ~1 of api·t· Court Proceedings. Old Gus Schaeffer vs John Caruthers. Judg h ment for the defendant. O. H. Mayhew vs W. S. W`ftLl t al. and Defaultentereci for want of an :tns~cr. W. R. Early vs F. R. Alley. D.efault of len- defendant ordered. Wm. Witt vs Thomas Lacy. Case con tel- tinued at defendant's costs up to to-day. Cases of Jos. Jedlica, J. R. Wilton and Jil- john Keenan against Chas. E. Conrad, administrator. Default for want of an an swer. itt, P. R. Smith vs J. J. Kennedy. Contin ued by consent for the term. his Victoria Scott vs Geo Scott, to be heard at 7:30 to-night. tee I. G. Baker vs Walker & Donavan wa' stricken from the calendar. na Will E. Turner vs Chas. Rowe. Demnur reroverruled. Leave given till till t-morrow Sto answer. or IIowell Harris vs. David Graham. Cage ' dismissed by consent, each to pay hi, own costs. "n Charles H. Rowe and 11 sley .1. :1- Rowe by their Guardian Chas. R(o %% ,. il Will E.Turner. Default of defenwdautfor want of an answer ordered. d The Grand Jury brought in three in 1 dictments : one against Thos. Bryant, for grand larceny; one against Frank Martin, grand larcy, and one against Mike Lynch. The acuseod were thee, arraigned. 'Thosz. Bryant's case was set for 3 o'clock this af ternoon, Bryant pleading not guilty. Mike Lynch was given until 9 o'clock to-n-lr Y row to plead. Frank Martin was also given until 9 o'clock to-morrow to plead. a At , o'clock in the afternoon the case of w the Territory of Montana vs Thos. Bryant was taken up. J. K. Toole alppeare.d for the Territory and Max Waterman for the :t defendant. Bryant is charged with hav ing stolen a horse from Robt. Main, AIt II Rocky Point, and was captured and o brought here by X. Biedler. Robt. Main and X. Biedler were witnesses for the prosecution, and Thos. Bryant the only witness for the defense. The jury after being charged retired and brought in the following verdict: "Guilty of otfhease as charged, and to be punished by conlfine. w ment for three years in the penitentiary.'" MORNIP% SESSION. cer he In case of Chas. H. Rowe & W. J. Rowe by their guardian Chas. IRFwe vs Will E. Turner. motion to set aside judgment by ed default set for to-morrow nm -rnirg. Aft davits in support of motion to be filed to day. lot Cases 222 and 223 the Territory vs Jen ey nie Russell and Kittie Carroll were con O. tinued for the term. at In the case of O. H. Mayhew vs W. S. a(s Wetzel, judgment against defendant for ng $180, costs to be paid by plaintiff. The motion for default was sustained in nd the cases of J. R. Wilton, Jos. Jedlica and .r John Keenan vs Chas. E. Conrad, admin ts istrator. Frank Martin and Michael Lynch, in dicted yesterday by the Grand Jury, were d- arraigned and pleaded not guilty, and their at cases were set for trial on Monday. William McCowan, indicted for r:an slaughter, was given until to-morrow Lu morning to plead. ud he AFTERNOON SESSION. The afternoon was spent in hearing the at case of J. C. Hussey vs. Chris. Tilson. The suit is to recover a bull team, con sisting of sixteen head of cattle and three wagons, which were sold to the defendant by a man named Ballard, who was in the employ of Hussey, and had charge of said team. The case was heard by jury, Set es tle & Lytle for plaintiff, Waterman C rt McIntire for defendant. id MORNING SESSION. o- In the case of J. J. Kennedy vs. J. J. Healy, sheriff, a return to plaintiff of the t., property, if possible; if not, the payment to him of its value ($225) and costs of suit. The case of Kleinschmidt vs. Milt Ends ley was continued for an answer. In the case of John W. Tattan vs. Will E. Turner, the defendant has twenty days from-date to answer. e, The case of Nathan A. Lewis vs. The Pn Clendenin Mining & Smelting Co. On ir. motion of plaintiff, the case was dismissed r- at plaintiff's cost. or The case of H. R. liuck, administrator, he vs. James W. and John Armstrong was r, continued for service. The case of the Territory of Montana . vs. Chas. Gusky was heard. Gusky was s indicted yesterday by the Grand Jury for m an assault with a deadly weapon on Henry 1- Raney. The defendant pleaded not guilty ve and was held on his own recognizance for >n his appearance at the next term of Court. re His recognizance was taken in open Court for $500. The case of Benton Lodge No. 25, A. of F. & A. M., vs. Jones & Merril, was le brought up before the trial jury this mcrmi m ing. All the testimony for the prosecu tion was heard, and the Court adjourned R. till 2 o'clock this afternoon. , AFTERNOON sESsION. The greater part of the afternoon was he spent on the case of Benton Lodge No. n 25, A. F. & A. M., vs. Jones & Merrill, Sand up to the time we go to press it is still as progressing. At five o'clock the prisoners wot ere brought in and were sentenced by to the Judge. Dick Kipp was s rtenced to as 2 years; Tall Rider, 1 year and 6 months; and Rider, 1 year and 6 months; Michael d. Lynch, $50 and 4 months in j il; Thos. SBryant, 3 years; and C. W. Farley, 5 years. All sentences to be served in the lo. 'errltorial Penitentiary, and the prison at era to pay the costs of suits. Th.e rentence nd of Wma. McGowan was postponed until W this evening. El A CARD. he il. Thelast installment of insurance on the in County Court House, recently destroyed y f rei, has been placed in my lands by Col, REice on account of S. C. Ashby's It. Ssuaeraeagency, Helena, M. T. i. p.B . Ei rit have beeo very prompta*td I cot dly ;recotwmund Col. Abbf~ iii one et ptt SDR. + z Ki. .....1 . l Cc .. t( v4.:.