President Willard 1 ill Have a Line
to Renton-The Cerem onles Over
the CVenpltion of the N.P.
[Special telegram to the RECORD.]
HErIENA, September 10, 1883.
Between 3,000 and 5,000 people witness
ed the spike driving ceremonies Saturday
near the mouth of Gold creek, fifty-five
miles west of Helena. Forty Pullman
loads of guests were with Villard. The
visiting parties' train came from Portland
and train loads went both from Helena and
BENTON WAS REPRESENTED
by Messrs. C. E. Conrad, Sullivan, Col
lins, Cummings and Gibson. At the point
where the ceremonies were performed a
mammoth frame pavillion, capable of seat
ing about 2,000 people, was erected north
of and faicing the spot. In this the foreign
and eastern guests were seated, while
Montanians stood on the other side of the
track while the spike was driven. Ad
dresses were lelivered by Villard, Evarts,
Secretary Teller, Ex-President Billings,
the English Minister, Lionel Sackville
West, the German Minister, Von Eisin
decker, Gen. Grant, the Governors of Wis.,
Minnesota, Dakota, Montana, Oregon,
Washington and two or three of the foreign
guests. After the speech-making was
of track laying was given. One thousand
feet of track had been taken up extending
on both sides of the pavellion. A loop
switch was put in around this gap and on
this the excursion trains stood. Gangs of
track layers were stationed at each side of
the gap and at a signal commenced a track
laying race for the centre, the time re
quired for laying the thousand feet being
little over seven minutes. The finish
was made amid great commotion, cheers,
firing of cannon and playing of lbands.
TIIE LAST SPIKE
was not of gold, as originally intended,
but of iron. It was the identical spike
which was the first driven at the
commencement of the road
building. P. C. D)avis, as
general passenger agent, wielded the
sledge on both occasions. Villard, Grant,
Evarts, John Bull, chief of the Crows,
and several others also hit the spike a lick.
The point at wJiich it is driven is 1,119
miles from Lake Superior, aild 827 miles
from Portland. The party in passing
west did not stop in Helena to visit the
Fair, and consequently did not get to see
and our city's fine exhibition. President
V'illard was called upon at the train by
the Choteau representatives who talked
with him half an hour about the require
ments of Northern Montana, and of Ben
ton's urgent need of a railroad. They
also presented him with documents con
taining facts and figures in relative to their
county, its products, resources, business
and population. Villard was much in-
terested and assured the committee that
he would furnish Benton with a branch
road frn.n nither Helenaor Billings. but
was not yet prepared to say when. He
will examine the documents given him,
and on his arrival at Portland will advise
the committe more definitely.
Someth ing Abcut the Jlcst that
Doing Such Good Work on the
Yesterday a party went down the
river to meet the little steamer Emily,
which has become as well known in this
section as the Great Eastern on the Atlan
tic coasts. The Emily was found on the
Shonkin bar, as busy a bee, trying to get
off the sand into deep water. The party
went aboard and spent some time in a most
pleasant manner. The Emily has had a
hard trip,but the intention of her officers to
bring her to Benton or break her ribs on
a sand bar, was' carried out. Her crew
seemed to enjoy themselves,uotwithstand
iug the hard work the festive sand bar
made for them, with the possible exception
of one erratic deck hand, who relieved
himself of his pent up feelings in this way:
Away out West where soda pop
Is through the coulees flewing,
Where buffalos graze upon the hills
And summer winds are blowing,
Where prairie dogs and coyotes howls
Enough to make one shiver,
have a job as watchman on
The great Missouri river.
Oh, lonesome, windy, barren place
Where rattlesnakes prevail,
And roasted mud hens raises cane
Great Caesar, draw the veil! -
And when our boat gets through her work
And turns her head for home,
I'll hie me back to Kalamazoo
And never more will roam.
The boys thought he wasn't well, but no
sick man could make such exquisite poetry
as that, even if lie did come from Kalama
zoo, near the home of the Sweet Singer,
Michigan's pride. There was every evi
dence visible of the hard work the little
boat has done and though she is not as
handsome as she once was her officers
take great pride in the scars she shows be
cause, they say, she won them in a most
honorable way in endeavoring to improve
the condition of the watery road she will
have to travel hereafter. The men who
command the Emily are' gentlemen of
ability and judgment and their work on
the river this season shows better than any
thing else what their capacity is.
Captain Gould, an old-time river man,
will take charge of the boat as soon as he
can arrive here, and in the meantime,
Capt. Bennett controls the vessel. There
are eighteen men in the crew in addition
to the engineers who are doing the river
work. Captain Durage, who is in charge
of the engineers, has been in the city for a
day or two buying provisions and attend
ing to private business. He states that he
proposes to have the riverchannel in such
condition next year that boats can come to
Benton atany time except when the river J
is frozen. A dredge boat will be abStruc
tdtk as itrad put to work as iy as
possible in the spring. There wiRhet
im mense aupnttf work e on .i .
river next year, provided- s
the OWN&eary apirp l~;ro X I ht
s $ w
JOHN T MURPHY E. . MACLAY. W. W. RHoem-.
MURPHY, MACLAY & CO.
Wholdsale and Retail Dealers in
WINES, LIQUORS I CIGARS I
Glass and Queensware,
A gricultural ipicimenls,
We have the exclusive sale of the celebrated
Buckeye, Binders, Buckeye Mowers, Buckeye Table Rakes, Farst & Bradley's Sulky
Plows, Sewing Machines, A. W. Coates & Co's. Lock Lever Hay Rakes,
Scutt's 4-point Barbed Wire, and Schlitz Milwaukee Beer.
`We also carry in stock 4-pound Wool Sacks, Wool Twine, Ward & Payne and Kan
garoo Sheep Shears, Little's Chemical Fluid, the great English Cold
Dip, a perfect cure for scab and a complete eradicator of
lice and ticks. Also Hill's pure Sulphured Leif
Tobacco and Hill's Tobacco Extract,
the strongest and best Tobacco
known on the market.
We manufacture everything in Tin and Sheet Iron, Sheep Tank Bottoms, &c.
Highest Cash Prices paid for Robes, Furs, Skins ahd Peltries.
Come and see us. We guarantee you honest goods at bottom prices.
MURPHY, MACLAY & CO.
visions and in order to have the name of
running up the last boat of the season.
He gave orders to Captain Bennett to
bring the boat here even if he had nothing
but the smoke stacks left. Captain Ben
nett obeyed the order perfectly, and the
Emily hove in sight just after noon. She
had a great deal of trouble in getting over
the bar just below the city, but finally ac
complished the task and anchored safely
in port. She will remain here until to
morrow night and then leave for down
river points. She will be taken to Sioux
City this winter, where a complete new
set of machinery will be put into her, and
the vessel thoroughly fitted up for next
THE RECORD is much pleased with Cap
tain Durage's work this season and hopes
no impediment may be placed in the way
that will prevent the carrying out of the
plans he has arranged for next year. The
Captain and the Emily are very necessary
to the interests ot the people of this section
of the river country, and THE RECORD is
sincere in its wish that they may remain
to carry on the good work undteraken until
it is fully accomplished.
The Dead Pretender.
PARIs, Sept. 3.-The remains of. Cham
bord were conveyed from Frohsdorf to
Walkerdorf, Snnday morning, and sent
from there to Goritz in the evening. All
the inhabitants of Frohsdorf accompanied
the procession to the depot. The cortege
consisted of a force of local volunteers
and intimate friends of the deceased. The
coffin was placed in a railway carriage
draped in black. At Goritz the railway
depot was heavily hung with black dra
pery. In the streets through which the
procession passed many black flags were
displayed from public buildings and resi
dences. A plaster cast and sketch of the
body were taken as it lay in state.
GoRrrs, Special Telegram, Sept. 3.-The
refusal of the Orleans Princes to attend
the obsequies of Chambord created con
siderable sensation. Over 5,000 French
men are here. Groups are forming to pre
pare resolutions upon the death of the
Count. Several royalist notables declare
they will return to Paris forthwith, and
some have already started. It is thought
probable that the agitation may lead to
some outward demonstration. It is stated
that a large legitimist meeting will be held
to examine the political situation and pre
pare a manifesto in favor of the Count de
KLEINSCHMIDT & B RO.
Wholesale and Retail Grocers,
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Canned Goods a Speciality.
8n river "I[ BOe"
. .. - .. .
PIfTSBURG IINIltl CO.
Incorporated Under the Laws of the
Territory of Ilontana.
J. M. GRAY, President.
DAvID BRowNY:, Vice-Prest.
W. B. SETTLE, Attorney.
D. G. BROWNE, Treasurer.
WM. B. SETTLE, Secretary.
CAPITAL STOCK, $1,000,000
100,000 shares at $10 per share.
OFFICE: - - FORT BENTON.
NEW CIGAR STORE,
The unaersignea has resumel the manufacture
of Cigars in Benton and is located on
FRONT ST., oNE DOOR BELOW T. J. TODD A CO.'8.
Fine hand-made Cigars at wholesale and retail.
Smokers' Goods of Every Description.
Imported and Domestic Cigars !
PLEASE GIVE GIVE ME A CALL.
ROBERT PFAENIDT NER.
ST. JOHN ST., OPPOSITE PACIFIC HOTEL
Hair Cuttlng and Shavln g.
IN ThE VERY BEST STYLE OF TEZ TONSORIAL ART
Ie lore Chtt1oe Allo d.
At a meeting held by the Judith Basin and Ar
row Creek round-up, August 14, 1883, it was re
solved that the owners of cattle on said range
should not be allowed to increase their herds on
said range by driving in any more cattle from
outside ra naes, States or Territories.
JUDITH BASIN AND ARRow CRaEE ROB D-UNP.
DAVID S. PHELPS, Sec'y.
GHGII NB &Ud, 1r' I.
EGGS, BUTTER and FRUIT,
On Main Street,
Near Centre Meat Market.
SQRanchmen and farmers who have
producefor sale are Invited to call on the
new Irm who will pueha.e from them at
the highest market prices.
At the teikl btSreoads to Xeataa Distriot,
3arker Wei.t reekaid JUailb
F~ eqms.wtth te ihon
SPRING OF 1888.
" NEW DEPARTURE.
Finding that our rapidly increasing sales are not allowing us to
attend properly to all our former lines of trade, we
have sold out our Hardware, Furniture and
Queensware, and will confine ourselves to
Dri Goods, Boots and Shoes,
Hats and Caps. Gents' furnishing Goods.
Clothing, ' Wooden and
Harness and Willow Wares
We willalso keep Y Nand mention
a falland well as- 'among others
sorted line of U 11 ITi S the tamous
MITCHELL STEEL SKEIN WAGONS, CHAMPION REAPERS,
STUDEBAKER SPRING WAGONS, CHAMPION MOWERS,
MILBURN SPRING WAGONS, TIGER HAY RAKES,
DEIDRICK HAY PRESSES,
MOLINE BREAKING MOLINE SULKY PLOWS,
and STIRRING PLOWS Jerseyville SULKY PLOWS,
12 to 16 inch FANNING MILLS.
GRAIN and WOOL SACKS.
PEPER TOBACCO SHEEP DIP, LUG LEAF EXTRA STRENGTH,
HAWKEYE THREE STRAND BARBED STEEL WIRE.
TENT AND WAGON COVERS, HAND and MACHINE MADE, all sizes.
We will ship the largest and most complete line of Groceries that
ever came to Fort Benton for that trade. We have made our requi.
sition for Fancy Shelf Goods very elaborate, and will undertake
to furnish anything in that line that may be called for. Our fa
cilities for filing orders are greatly improved, and all orders
will receive prompt and careful attention. Owning our own
steamboat transportation we will lay our goods down in
Benton this year at one and a quarter cents per pound from
Chicago and St. Louis, and we propose to give our cus.
tomers the benefit of this low rate in prices on our goods.
Having gone out of the Indian Trading business we
will devote ourselves to the trade of Farmers and
ranchmen, to whom we olfer special Inducements.
March I. U-. Baker & C.
JOHN J. KENNEDT DWARD KELLY.
KENNEDY & KELLY, Proprietors.
BEEF, MUTTON, PORK, FISH, GAME
Vegetables and Fruit in their season
0- c -
,We will purchase Beef and Stock Cattle, and are prepared to deliver
them on board of Steamboats at Fort Benton, or at any other point
on the Missouri river, either by the head or gross weight, at LOWEST
dtf KENNEDY a KELLY.
NEW STORE, BENTON PRICES.
PETERSON & PRICE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
Dry goods, groceries, ardware ,
Drugs, Wines, Liquors, Tobacco and Cigars,
And a complete line of
eneral Mercha ie, Clohig,
Cent's Furnishing Coods, Boots and Shoes,
Notions, Etc. Highest prices paid for
IW)ES, PEL'TS AD FURS.
HNaig purcasth stand fore occipe4 by John . Csta, r rit ocked
thr large Ck of etirely new goods, weare pVrods iU s routl
T. C, POWER & BRO.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
NOTIONS, CLOTHING, HATS AND CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES,
Centlemen's Furnishing Coods,
Furniture and Carpets of all Grades,
Fancy . Staple Groceries,
SHEEP MEN'S SUPPLIES, Wool Sacks, Sewing Twine Sheep
NOTE :-We are Territorial agents for Ladd's Sheep Dip, warranted to cure any case
of scab in sheep.
- - (o)-
Wines, Liquors, Beer, Ale, Cigars and
Wood's Reapers and Mowers, Hapgood Plows ! Twine Binders
and Extras ! Hay Rakes and Gardening Tools, all of the
Best and Most Reliable Makes.
This year we will introduce the celebrated
Guaranteed the best made
Our stock in the above departments will all be complete on arrival of the first
boats, and being selected wi.h great care and shipped direct from eastern markets,
we will be better prepared than ever before to offer
Inducements to the Wholsale Trade.
All our goods are bought from FIRST hands and in large quantities, and we
propose to give dealers the benefit of
Low Prices and First-Class Goods.
We can furnish low figures on application on all kinds of Hardware, Glas$war
Queensware and Woodenware.
Inspections and Orders Solicited.
T. C. POWER & BRO., Benton MVI.T
JOHN HUNSBERGER, Proprietor
QORT JBE1TO1Y - - - MO1ŽTA.AN A
Now Holse, Now Roos, low Fi.ritireo, Atton.ve Wtors
Excellent Accommodations for Ladies and Families
IRE BELE.AJ ST JGE STOPS AIT THE DOOR
The Superior accommodations and convenientlocation of the Overland make it the most desihable st
ping place in town for
LUMBER AND SHINGLES !
BIG- CASINO Mills!
Four Miles from Reedsport, Mont.
FI ST-CLASS MILL,
FAI.~ PRIIOFS I
Full slocd constilll4oI hil. Ilollsioi stil tO Order
W. H WATSON.
in the District Court of the Third Judicial District
ofthe Territory of Montana, in and for the
County of Choteau.
JosauBaNX ALLN, Plaintiff,
Jers ALLaN, Defendant.
The people of the Territory of Montana send
greetingto the above named defen4ant:
You are hereby required to appear in an action
brought against youbythe above named plaintiff
in the Dirt Court of the Third Judicial District
of the Teriltoryof Montana, in and for the county
of Oboteau, and to answer the cosmplaint iled
therein, within ten days (exclusive of the day of
service) after theernoe on yo of this summons,
if servedwithin this county; or, if served out of
this county, but in this Dstrlt within twenty
days;therwiae In forty days, orjudgmeut by de
fault wilib ken a t you, according to the
es id' ruh to obtaina decree of
said Ccert,,c the b ends of matrimony
now i between yo, ad said plaintiff and
foraale an hc'stW ofthis action, all of
which l apeaisby srurenceto tlescom*.
And eare s a.setied that if you failto
osumplaint. as above
sequt pyto said Counrt
fh demas.*t . ab t herein
Givenra y h a d the saat aftte Dis.
Icthapt$.o t thp r d..1foal D atrletd the
aT M a d for tihe coa yof
it lbs our
Auctio! au ion!!
GEORGE HOUK, Auctioneer,
FORT BEn.TON, M. T.
Property of Every Description sold to the
By request of a number of the citizens
of Benton, and to fill a long-felt want in
this communitzy, Mr. Houk bas taken on
a licens as
and will girve mpt attention to eal bu
ndesi thie line.
Log.e dau with 1 Sallvan, hara
_ r, Ppa s nest.
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