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1LJFIRST LBIAlIUAIAA IB!NK
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. Bort Benton, M. T.
C S)1H CAPITAl ,, :Pald up) 8100,000
rWIPIIUI - - $- 55,000
W. G. CONhAD, President
JOS. S. HILL, Vice-Prest.
E. G. MACLAY, Cashier.
'VE TRANSACT
A General
BANKING BUSINESS,
DIRECTIORS:
W. G. CON :AI), T. C. POWER,
S. T. IIAUSILt. E. G. MACLAY,
.l)l N H1UN, ERIGEiR, JOS. S. HILL,
it. A. LUJK E.
NI' ECLI L NOTICES.
NOTICE TO ALL.
The lRECOfRD has duly contracted under
tlhe printing law to do all the legal adver
lidingC and ipublic printing for which ( ho
an c:liou:-ty is chargeable, and has filed
e butd re(quire(l by law.
IOO1K OI;T FOR TIIE BOOM.
The till shipmnent of I. G. Bak
er & (o.'s dry goods are daily ex
pected. 'it'hey will comprise all
of the novelties in fancy dry
goods, and will be the most com
pl'testo:k ever brought to Ben
ton. T'ake time by the forelock
andl se(ure bargains only one
chance in a lifetime. Avail your
s.,l'o it. WVe have also a few
siwiantmer goods w hich we are sell
iu g at cost to close the ;stock.
to anore Sig Ilorn goods.
,lloln IRieher, at the Arcade restaurant, i
is prepared to furnish meals at all hours' I
day or night.
Ift you want hailder-' hardware go to
\Vaekerlill's.
The stock of qutlell.\u e, hardware,
lamups and chandeliers at II. J. Wacker
lie's is now complete. The hardware de
partment is mre compIletely stocked than
that of anty other house in Montana.
You can get a good square meal at Kle
her's A .irade retau.rant. Reasonable prices
guaran tee!.
Tihe best and finest assortment of chan
dtliiers, brackets, and stand lamps ever I
broulght to lhintton for sale by M. A. S
F'laiiagaa .
A line lot of saddles, bitts and spurs for (
sale by Joseph Sulnilivan.
l'etcrson : Price, at Castner, have pur- e
(lchasd a large stock of goods and are pre
pared to sell to ranchllmenl and others at
prices which will defy competition. All
their goods are lurchased from the east,
an:. as a natural 'OnIseqlllence goods must a
he low.
T. C. Power & Bro. have now on hand 14
:t line supply of men's seal skin caps and O
oither winter goods.
A. J. )a:tvidson is salling out all of his
harnless a;!ld :adi liry at cost, by purcihas
inrg iof this firm you will save money. i
I f you want a good hand .made tent you g
c:nnot do better than by purchasing of T. 0
('. Power & Bro.
1 larn.ss made to order by . os. oum:,ra,.
T. C Power & Bro. are at present mak
ing a great display of furniture. This
will last for two weeks only. In the mean- s
time tity- will continue to sell the same at '
plenominally low lprices. d
The City Bakery has a large supply of I
nice Cream Puffs, Eclairs, "lovely" bread e
and the finest assortment of candy in the
city.
You will nuit missit if you go to Murp by,
Maclay & Co.'s for your hard ware. They
have the largest and best stock in the Ter
ritory.
Furniture for sale cheap by T. C. Power
& Bro.
Bain wagons at cost, at A. J. David
son's.
The best buckwheat flour in the world
for sale by I. G. Baker & Co.
A. J. Davidson lhas a Deibold burglar
proof sate which he will sell cheap.
I. G. Baker & Co. have canvass boats
12 feet long, 3 feet wide, and carry 600
pounds. One of them can be put in a seam
less sack, sticks and all.
Cretonnes, Table lineal, Ladies'
and Misses' Hosery, Gcnts' far
nishing goods, and the most com
plete assortnment of Boots and
` hoes in llenton for sale by I. U.
lsa ker & Co.
A few trunks and robes left at A. J.
D)avidson's. They will be sold for cost. I
T. C. Power & Bro. are agents for the
celebrated Burt's boots and shoes. They
have the largest, best and cheapest stock
of boots and shoes in the city.
Chopped feed, corn, wheat, and oats, for
sale at 1. G. Baker & Co.'s.
The famous Schuttler wagons for sale
only by Murphy, Maclay & Co.
Chandeliers, bracket lamps, stand lamps,
lamp shades, ete,, at Flanagan's.
Hair eutting, shampooning, and shav
ing in the higihest style of the art at
Ito,.er's Pioneer barber shop.
Cheyenne saddles for sale at I. G. Baker
& Co.'s.
The saddles of A. J. Davidson & Co. will
be sold at actual cost for the next 30 days.
I. G. Baker & Co. have the Racine fan
ning mills.
Flanagan has a splendid line of blank
books and stationary which he is selling
at wonderfully low prices.
Wool sacks and twine, at cost, at A. J.
Davidson's.
Murphy, Maclay & Co; have the finest
assortmentof queensware, crockery, etc.,
ever brought to Benton and they are sell
ing them at bed rock prices.
Fresh Eggs, Cauliilowers. Cab
bage, and all kinds of veg
etables constantly on hand, and
delivered, by Higgins &k Ay-res.
1. G. Baker & Co. have the celebrated
Moline breaking and stirring sulky plows.
Hot and cold baths for 25 cents, at A.
M. RoZier's Pioneer barber shop.
A large lot of grain sacks at I. G. Baker
& Co.'s, for sale cheap.
There is nothing in the saddlery line
which you cannot purchase at absolute
cost of A. J. Davidson.
The most complete assortmentof staple
and fancy groceries ever brought to Ben
ton at I. G. Baker & Co.'s.
Envelops, writing paper, blank books,
at Flanagan's.
Great Bargains in harness and saddles
at A. J. Davidson's.
I. G. Baker & Co. can supply anyone
with 13i and 2-inch sidewalk lumber.
Their stock is large.
Gent's overshirtsand undLerwearitn eon
less variety for sale byT. . Power & B.
Bar furniture, glasses, dcanters, A.
jolica warS, eet, at WaelterUn's.
THE NORTHERN PACI IHC.
What a Reporter Picked Uip Con
cerning it in a short Interview
To-day.
A reporter of THE RECORD fell in with
Mr. E. C. Hall, a member of the Northern
Transcontinental survey this afternoon
and had a short but very enjoyable chat
with him. The transcontinental survey is
sent out by the Northern Pacific railway
to report upon the resources of the north
western country, and Mr. Hall has charge
of a small party now located in the Judith
Basin. The party came up from Bozeman
along Shields river to Judith Gap, where
they have been located for ten days or
more. Their object is to ascertain every
thing possible about the stock and other in
terests and also to report upon the grazing
qualities of the country contiguous to the
Judith. Mr. Hall states that he will be in
the Basin and vicinity until snow flies,
and that a very thorough examination of
the country will be made. So far as seen,
he says, the Judith country has no
superior for grazing purposes and offers
every inducement to railway companies
to build into it. He is highly pleased with
the different portions of Montana
he has examined and will
make a most flattering report to head
quarters. Ac Mr. Hall has been em
ployed by the Government census bureau
for some time in looking up the cattle and
wool interests of the country, he is certain
ly a very competent judge and his opinion
of Northern Montana is valuable.
When asked if he knew anything of the
intentions of the Northern Pacific com
pany concerning Montana Mr. Hall re
plied, "Nothing official, of course. They
may build in here at once or not at all. I
heard in Washington recently, however,
that it was the intention of the company
to complete their main line before under
taking ally branches. They will probably
build from Wallula Junction, in Washing
ington Territory, to some advantageous
point on the coast at once, taking in the
Yakima valley, on the Columbia river,
one of the richest agricultural regions in
the U'nion. The company has a large land
grant up there and must have its line
through very shortly in order to hold it.
The valley is already quite thickly settled
and offers great inducements to the com
pany to build through it, in addition to
saving the grant. After this line is com
pleted other lines will be laid out and it is
quite possible one may be run to Benton.
This is only my personal opinion, how
ever; I have no official information."
Mr. Hall also stated that the Northern
Pacific had seven parties out under charge
of Professor Pumpelly to his knowledge,
and thought perhaps there might be
more. They are all busily engaged in
looking over the prospects of Montana and
other portions of the Northwest, and are
making excellent reports. Montana, it
seems, is the objective point of many rail
ways, and the Northern Pacific is making
haste to familiarize itself with the topo
graphy and resources of the Territory in
order to work intelligently hereafter.
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The i 'tT ''.." * ..ý... ý ..... ý . .
W~A o... .-rk, whore
they will remain for some days. Mr. H.
is purchasing supplies for them to-day, for
surveyors, like other human beings, must
be well fed. lie will remain in the city a
day or two longer, and the manipulators of
THE RECORD'S news pump may be able to
extract something more from him before
he leaves.
BELL'S BLUNDER.
A Colored mlan Takes a Spoonful of
Croton Oil by Mlistake and Will
Probably Die.
A colored man named Robert Bell, who
hasbeen employed by Frank Yard, Esq.,
for some three years and is well known in
the city, took a dose of croton oil last eve
ning which will probably send him over
the range. It seems that Bell has been
ailing for some time from injuries received
by being thrown from a horse and has
been taken care of by Mr. Yard. Yester
day Mr. Yard went to a physician and pro
cured certain medicines, among which was
r. bottle of croton oil to be used as a lini
ment. The doctor had been very careful in
giving Bell directions as to how to use the
liniment and, thinking everything under
derstood, did not label the bottle when it
was put up. When Bell received the medi
cines from Mr. Yard, he said he fully un
derstood how to use them and the latter
paid no further attention to the matter for
some time. Late last evening he droppec
in to see Bell, who told him he 'had taken
his medicine according to direction and
was feeling easier. He acted a little flighty,
however, and Mr. Yard asked him how
he had taken it. Bell said he had taken a
teaspoonful from the little bottle, but had
left the other medicines untouched. Mr.
Yard was considerably frightened, as he
had every reason to be, and sought a
physician at once. The doctor could
scarcely credit the statement that Bell had"
taken such an enormous quantity of croton
oil and yet lived, but further examination
showed such to have been the case. Bell
suffered terribly for several hours and the
opinion of the physician is that he cannot
live long. He is resting quite easily at
this writing, however.
Bell had not fully recovered from the fall
he received some time ago and had been
suffering considerable pain. Mr. Yard
thinks the pain made him more or lesq
delirious and that he was not in a respon
sible condition when he took the medicine.
Bell has been a quiet, hardworking man
for years, but of late has been taken care
of by Mr. Yard on account of his inability
to work and for past services. He has been
on Mr. Yard's ranch for a time and was
always steady and reliable.
Gen. Grant was on hand at the N. P.
celebration at St. Paul. The Pioneer Press
says that the General has gt overhis re
luctance to speak in public and Is always
ready to address the peoe. Pxartie who
know Grant better than the Press, say
thathBe is only too -ready shoot off hb
mouth, whbether there ia occasion or n
In fc he has deg nerateda a chant
bore an his friends ve a ad
"`hnve h f w Wte
:elf tower."
LARGE SALES.
A Boom in Real Estate Which Prom
ises to Develop into some
thing Grand.
As stated in THE RECORD yesterday
there is a sudden desire shown by foreign
parties to purchase real estate in Benton,
especially since President Villard has ex
pressed a determination to build a branch
of the Northern Pacific railway to ,this
city at an early day. In addition to sever
al recent heavy purchases, Judge Tattan
has just sold 400 lots in the reservation
addition to the townsite of Fort Benton to
Charles E. Conrad, whom, it is presum
ed, is acting in the interest of friends of
the Canadian Pacific directory. The lots
are evidently purchased as a specu
lation, but it is a pretty clear
indication that Benton is on the road to
still greater prominence. The rail
road boom now being worked up
is doing Benton a g deal of good
and when a road is once built into the city,
property will almost double in value. "It
isn't best to get high toned, though," as a
friend said to THE RECORD to-day, "and
put the price of lots up to such a figure
that no one can afford to buy. Property
owners can well hold their property,
but it is best to give every man who comes
a chance to invest as his means will war
rant. Every person who owns property
in Benton will have plenty of opportuni
ties to make money next year, and don't
you forget it."
Appropos of the sale made by Judge
Tattan there still remains some 500 lots
in the addition which should be dis
posed of at once. If the school board dis
poses of its property in the addition a $40,
000 school building will be erected next
year which will be a great credit to the
city. Every citizen who has a few dollars
to spare should invest in lots and those
who do can depend upon receiving
immense returns. There will be a boom
in real estate as soon as more
definite information is received concern
ing the N. P. branch and every wise man
will secure as much as he can right
now. "I'll bet ten to one," said the gen
tleman whose remarks are quoted above,
"that in a year from now you can't buy a
lot in that addition at any price. You
may think I'm joking, but I never was
more sincere in a belief in my life." Ev
ery one expresses the same opinion and
THE RECORD is much pleased with the
outlook.
Horse Thief Captured.
Sheriff McDevitt and Marshal Healy
made quite an important capture last even
ing, and one which reflects considerable
credit upon their promptness and ability.
Some time since sixteen horses were stolen
m Godfrey Brothers' ranch at Judith
Gap, and no trace of the thief or thieves
could be discovered at the time the horses
were taken. Every effort was made, how
ever, and it was soon ascertained that the
stock was being taken to Assinnaboine by
a man named Harris. Pursuit was given
were taken from him but he managed to
make good his escape. Day before yester
day Harris was seen to board the stage at
the Coal Banks for Bentoa, and a telegram
was sent to Sheriff McDevitt to that effect.
The sheriff made preparations to give the
man a becoming reception upon his arrival
here, but when the stage drove up Harris
was not visible. It was then learned that
he had left the stage about a mile out of
town, doubtless intending to deceive the
officers by walking in. But McDevitt was
a httle too "fly" for him. Hastily mount
ing his horse and accompanied by Marshal
Healy he started on the war path after his
man. After considerable search the two
officers discovered Harris in the hills just
out of town and proceeded to take him in.
He was brought to the city and at once
placed in jail, where he will be held to
await further word from the Godfrey
Brothers or other interested parties. Har
ris is about 30 years of age. fairly well
dressed, and has been seen in this city be
fore. He will probably pay dearly for his
last-tiick.
Charles Williams, alias Harris, the man
who is charged by Godfrey Brothers with
the theft of sixteen horses, was arraigned
before Judge Kanouse this morning and
pleaded not guilty. After trial he was
bound over to the district court in the sum
of $1,000. Failing to procure bail le was
locked up and will remain in durance vile
until the grand jury is empaneled and
looks after his case. Godfrey Brothers
have had a great deal of hard luck with
their horses and, thinking they have suffi
cient evidence to warrant it, will push th t
case against Williams to the bitter end.
NEW SADDLE HOVnsE.
Win. Glassman, late of Roberts & Glassman,
proprietors of the Cheyenne Saddler Shop, Helena,
X. T., has purchased the business of L. H. Rosen
crans of FortBenton. Mr. Glassman has a wide
spread reputatior as a saddler and the following is
a testimonial of some of the most influential stock
men of the Judith Basin, which speaks for itself:
JrDITH BASIN. M.T., July 20, 1883.
Mr. Wn. Glaseuazn, Port Benton:
DEAR SIR--We, the undersigned cow men of the
judith Basin, having used your saddles tor the
past year And them far superior to all others for
dnrability, workmanship and for being the best
cow saddles for general use.
Horace Brewster. Jesse Phelps.
Charles Brewster. David S. Phelps.
Perry Westfall. Ed. Olden.
James Roward. Ensign Sweet.
John Campbell. Sim Campbell.
Jim Smith. a -"m3
NEW ENTERPRISE
Our stock of general merchandise, con
sisting of a full line of groceries, dry
goods, boots and shoes. hats and caps, etc.,
is now complete in every detail, and hav
ing bought at the very lowest market rates
we are prepared to compete with Benton
prices or those of any other town in Mon
tana. PETERSON & PRICE,
d&wlw Pittsburg, Montana.
wA1iVTED.
Two sober, industitos mean oompetent to take
e eaire h .eanid ran a Vibrator Threshing Ma
oBu ee iU employmnit Wapls at the
Fort Bsutou, M. T.
The aim of Yard l heras been dissiolved
tt lies a sad t ___ ________
WAY.' 1tb
Aeil
FUN AT KHE FAIR.
How a Prominent Bentonite was
Mistaken for General Grant-A
Job on Thomas Wall.
l To the Editor of the Record. 1
Helena, during the fair week, presented
so many attractions to the visitors who
came flocking thither to share in the
pleasures and excitement occasioned by
the presence of Villard and party and by
the number of horse races and other at
tractions too numerous to mention, that a
few words app ropos of the doings of a few
of Benton's solid business men here, but
on pleasure, may prove of interest to the
many patrons of your journal. Scott
Wetzel, as every one knows, is a social,
whole-souled fellow, rather frolicsome and
ever bent on having a good time, and on
a good joke at some one's expense. But
Mr. Wetzel had on this occasion a joke
played on him well worthy of repeating.
Returning from the race track behind two
handsome prancing trotters, some one ex
claimed, "There goes General Grant."
The rural element, who had never seen
the General, naturally followed Wetzel,
giving cheer after cheer for the suppcsed
hero of Appomattox. In vain did Wetzel
try to escape. The lash was plied with a
vengeance, but the crowd followed on and
insisted upon a hand shake, As there was
no avenue of escape, the request had
to be complied with, and finally [twenty
minutes was taken up in shaking the
hands of the multitude. The unfortunate
Wetzel carries his arm in a sling and off
ers a reward of one hundred dollars to
know the man who shouted, "There goes
General Grant."
Thomas Wall, Esq., the rustling lumber
man from Clendenin, came in for a share
of the pratical jokes perpetrated. At the
depot he was taken for Carl Schurz, and
taken in hand by our German business
men and compelled to do penance in drink
ing lager and eating bologna. However,
his identity leaked out before the band ar
rived and he was bounced then and there.
lie now rooms with Wctzel and swears
vengeance also. Dame Rumor has it that
to-morrow he departs for Butte to take
unto himself a helpmeet and that ere long
Otter creek will rejoice in the possession of
one of the most amiable belles of Butte.
In haste. CRITERION.
Wanted, a mI1i.
Charles Rowe came in from his ranch
to-day and was shaking hands with his
many friends. In conversation with a
RECORD reporter Mr. Rowe stated that
there was a great desire among the tarmers
of this vicinity for a grist mill, and thatall
those with whom he had talked would agree
to raise sufficient grain to supply the mill
with material to work on for a year. A
meeting of farmers will be called on the
29th inst. in this city and an effort be made
to get the matter into tangible shape. It
is understood that a prominent citizen of
Benton stands ready to erect a mill at
once, provided farmers will agree to give
him sufficient wheat to keep the mill in
syo;-.,..- ~.) -,- .It ne ant ne ex
presses the belief that something definite
will come of the proposed meeting.
Owing to the lateness of the hour TIlE
RECORD cannot enter into details so fully
as it would desire, but will refer to the
matter again in a much more comprehen
sive way. The subject should be agitated
as much as possible, both for the benefit of
the farmers and the business men of Ben
ton.
Cow Boys! Attention!
I am manufacturing stock saddles, which
I will warrant superior to any advertised
as Cheyenne or California saddles, or
money refunded. Every saddle warranted
to be made of hard wood and of the best
California Oak tanned leather. Particular
attention paid to the manufacture of fine
saddles. Jos. SULLIVAN.
NOTICE.
An election will be held on next Satur
day at the school house for the purpose of
ratifying the purchases of lots made by
the Trustees, and also for the purpose of
authorizing the Trustees to sell such school
lots as they may deem necessary to enable
them to erect a graded school.
FOR SALE OR RENT.
The station on the Helena and Benton road. 28
miles from Benton and known as the Twenty
Eight-Mile Springs is for sale or rent at reasona
ble figures. For futher information apply to Ken
nedy& Kelly Benton Meat Market. auldwtf
Notice.
The undersigned, having dissolved partnership
in the livery business, have placed their books in
the hands of Messrs. Donnelly & Eastman, upon
whom parties inpebtcd to the ate firm ,will please
call promptly and make payment.
HOWELL HARRIS.
WILLIAM ROWE.
DISSOLUTION NOTICE. q
The firm heretofore existing under tbe name ii
and style of John H. Evans & C'., doing a brew. b
ery business in the City of Fort Benton, is this
day dissolved by m2tual consent, Hlrshberg &
Nathan retiring. John H. Evans will continue
the business, and is responsible for the debts of the
firm and will collect all outstanding bills.
JOHN H. EVANS.
HIRSBBERG & NATHAN. f
Fort Benton, June 27, 1883. jn30dw n
DISSOLUTION NOTICE.
The c.-partnarship heretofore ex.sting be
tween Hotland & Hackle is.tiis day dissolved
by mutual consent to all, Holland retiring. All
debts of the said concern' will be paid By C. C.
Hackle who will also collect outstanding debts.
DAN. HOLLAND.
C. C. HACKLE. s
Tort Benton, M. T., July 6,1883.
Closing Out Sale.
The undersigned offers
for sale his entire stock
of Cigars, Pipes, Tobac
co, Cigarettes, Snuff, etc.
at cost price. Fine cut a
specialty.
Robt. Pfodtner.
Next door to T. J. Todd & Co.'s.
FOR SALE !
25 Thoroughbred Merinos,
50 High Grade Merinos,
30 Shopshi re Grae Rams from import
: l r ormenn.
$50 Reward.
Strayed or stolen from the premises oi
R. Beauvis, Pincher Creek,. N. W. T.,
about May 20th, one bay mare, three
years old, white star on forehead, and
white strip on nose, branded R B on left
shoulder. Any person giving informa
tion that will lead to her recovery will re
ceive the above reward from the owner.
Apply to Gazette office, Fort Macfeod,
N. W. T. jn22dwtf.
Estray Notice.
Came to my ranch on the Missouri river,
seven head of horses branded I J on left
shoulder, T L on left thigh, N on right
shoulder. By proving property and pay
ing charges the owner can obtain same.
BENJAMIN RUMNEY,
Carterville, M. T.
ESTRAY NOTICE.
Came to my ranch, on the Teton, on or about
the 6th day of June, one Sorrel Mare, with saddle,
and branded B L on left hip. Owner can have the
same by proving property and paying charges.
je2ltf JOHN A. BIACKABY.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
All parties having claims against the estate of
Elijah S. Kirkwood, deceased, (better known 4s
"Missouri Bill") are hereby a tified to present
their accounts for settlement, with the necessary
vouchers, to me, she undersigned, within four
months after date of Dublication of this notice.
J. H. RICE, Administrator.
May 31,1883. 4m
ESTRAY NOTICE.
Came to my ranch, on the Missouri, seven head
of horses branded I J left shoulder, N on right
shoulder, T L on left thigh. The owner can ob
tain same by proving property and paying char
ges. BENJAMIN RUMNEY
jel5-30d Carterville, M. T,
ESTRAY NOTICE.
Came to my ranch on Sun River about 2 months
ago, a dark sorrel horse, with bald face and four
white feet, branded F. M. on left hip and shod all
round. Owner can have same by proving property
and paving charges.
auldw4t WM. HEALY,
Taken Up.
Came to my ranch, July 1st, 1883, one black
horse branded IV D on left shoulder. One gray
horse, blotched brand on right Shoulder. The
owner is requested to prove property, pay charges
and take them away.
CHESTER EATON,
Augl7d-wtf Fort Benton, M. T.
Estray Taken Op
Came to mn ranch, on the south side of the riv
er, below the mouth of the Marras, three horses,
two sorrell and one chestnut sorrell branded cir
cle K oa left shoulder, and one branded with
anchor on left shoulder, (brand partly effaced)
and circle cross on left hip. On the chestnut is
bianded 2 on left sboulder. ' he owners can
have the horses ou paying charges and the cost of
n si aivertisement.
j30d I. N. CHURCiHILL
STRAYED OR STOLEN.
$50 Reward.
From Seligman, Bailey & Kennett'sranch, near
Fort Maginnis, 10 head of horses branded I J on
lelt should-r or hip. One dark bay mare, white
spot on forehead, branded seven and six connected
on left shoulder; one dark bay mare, seven and
:ix connected on left shoulder and t J on left
hip; one two year (ld, clear bay stud, I J on left
hip; one large bay mare. seven and six con
nected on left shoulder; one bay yearling, I J
on left hip: one roan pinto mare, E on left shoul
der ani I d on left hip; one bay yearling I J on
left hip. $10 will be paid for information lead
ing to their recovery, or 50 for their delivery at
the ranch.
SELIGMAN, BAILEY & KENNETT,
Fort Maginnis, AM. T.
25.00 REWARD.
Strayed from the wood yard of W B. Shanks.
on the Missouri river near the Coal Banks, one
buckskin horse branded S on left side of neck un
der the mane, dim brand on left shoulder, weight
about 800 pounds. Also one bay horse branded
joined AF on le't shoulder, weight about 850
pounds. A reward of $25 00 will be paid if de
livered at the Park Stables, Fort Benton, M. T., or
$20.00 will be paid for any information which
will lead to their recovery.
Aue25dtf.
Le t my ranch. on Spring Creek branch of the
Shonkin, about three weeks ago, one off colored
pony, white streak on face, branded S, on left ribs,
bar on shoulder and another brand on left thigh.
Had on a double cinch saddle and halter head
stall. The finder will be suitably rewarded on
leaving information at this office or at I G Baker
& Co.'s. O. A. PARSONS.
August 1, 1883--tf
ESTRAY NOTICE.
Left at my ranch, on Big Spring creek, in place
of horse stolen, one grey mare branded S on left
shoulder and A on left hio. Owner can have same
by proving property and paying charges of this
advertisement. J.L. CLEGG,
aul4tf Reedsfort, Montana.
STRAYED OR STOLEN.
From the Caplani ranch, Belt Creek, M. T., two
large black horses, three and four years old,
branded (T L combined) on left shedlder and hip.
Both had head halters on. A liberal reward will
be paid for their return or any informatien that
will lead to their recovery.
MADAME CAPPIANI, Cappiani Valley.
n30d&w30d.
IBTARES LOST.
Strayed or stolen from between Belly and Koo
tanie rivers, N. W. T., on or about the 23d of June
last, twelve mares branded JH (monogram' on
left shoulder. Any person giving information
that will lead to their recovery will be suitably re
warded. JONES & HEATH,
Fort Macleod, N. W. T.
aul4tf
LOST.
One bay, bald face horse branded J-P on left
shoulder, figure 2 on left hip. One black mare
mule branded figure 2 on left hip. Both animals
shod all round. A liberal reward will be paid for
the delivery of the animals at the Park Sta bles, or
for any information that will lead to their recov
HARRIS & LEWIS.
jly7d&w.
JOHN H. EVANS.
Broryw al Brew ery saloon
FRONT ST., FORT BENTON.
I am manufacturing and selling Beer of tlhe best
quality, bottled or by the keg. Delivered to fam
ilies in all parts of the city, The Saloon is carry
ing the t nest stock of wines and liquors ever
brought to the Territory. jyS-ly
DISOLUTTION NOTICE.
The co-partnership heretofore existing between
S. A. Robertson and Charles Kendall, under th
firm name of Robertson & Kendall, is dissolved by
mutual consent, Charles Kendall retiring. S A.
Robertson assumes all debts and collects outstand
ing bills. S. A. ROBERTSON.
CHARLES KENDALL.
Fort Benton, August 10,1883.
DISSOLUTION NOTICE.
The firm heretofore existing npder the name and
style of Samuel Spaulding and Jerry Flowers, do
ing a saloon business in the city of Fort Benton, is
this day dissolved by mutual consent, Mr. j. Flow
ershaving purchssed the entire interestof Sam
uel Spaulding in the concern, and is responsible
for all debts of the fixm subsequent to the 18th of
April,1883. SAMUEL SPAULDING.
JERRY FLOWERS.
Fort Benton,June 18,1888.
Choice '-Sheep Ranch For Sale.
In the vicinity of Fort Maginnis an improved
sheep ranch, capable of sustaining 10,000 head of
sheep. The improvements consist of a shed and
corral for twenty-five hundred sheep, good log
h uses, stable and herders cabin. Have a .'pan of
horses, new wagon, mower, rake, plow and har
ness, household goods. e..te A will be sold
-cheap if disposed o within 0 days. 100 tons of
hay can be cut on the plaee.
For further varticulrs, inquire at, Or address
the Benton Racoxu,
NOTICE TO CRGEPEITO .
Estate of Frank H.r Burd, decea5ed.
Notteeslahereby g iren the underxaned, ad
minitlator of the estate of Fra Eurd, -
ceased, to the creditors of and all persons haitng
claims against tie said deeease4 to exhibit them
with the necsway vuhebr within four monthS
tattr the iasst publication ofUls notte to the said
administrator at Old A Chotean County,
M.T*, or to Messas. Bu mt, attorney, as
their ooe at Fort Beton.
: Administ a1 r of thestae6
Sy e d sf.r+ h
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F. C. ROOSEVELT,
-DEALER I-
FINE and EOMMON FURNITURE
-:0:
I respectfully invite tha public to inspect my late arrivals of Fine Furniture, including
Chamber Sets of All Grades
In WALNUT, MAHOGANY, MAPLE, CHERRY and ASII.
SIlDOAlIDS, IllIJ9 ABIlES, BOOK-CAS, CAIIEiTS. WlBOIIOES,
Tn a great variety of handsome patterns. Our elegant line of
PARLOR FURNITURE
Includes Parlor Suits, Easy Chairs, Window Chairs, Divans, Patent Rockers,
Lounges, eac., upholstered in Silk Tapestry, Silk or Mohair Plush.
.Jute or Linen Velours, and other choice fabrics.
Dining Chairs, Office Chairs, Library Chairs, Mlatrtesses.
Pillows and Bedding of all Kinds.
F. C. ROOSE VELT.
1883..
Old Reliable Coulson Line
Dacotah, Big Horn,
Rosebud, Josephine!
The fastest and most elegantly appointed boats on the river, will mate regular
trips between Yankton, Bismarck and Fort Benton. For freight and passage
rates apply to
D. W. MARRATTA, Gena' Supt., Bismarck, Dakota.
W. S. WETZEL, Agent, Benton, I. T.
FORT BENITON. - . . . MIONTANA.
WTEOLESALE and Retail GROCER!
DRY COODS, BOOTS and SHOES,
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
O'Oonnell 0 K. Whisky Constantly
on hand.
RECEIVING, FORWARDING AND COMMISSION.
THE LEADING HOTEL.
.A9SO1"T ox 18--8.
The reputation of this well-known house for neatness, careful management and
BEST TABLE IN THE CITY
will be maintained
JERE SULLIVAN, Proprietor.
M. A. FLANAGAN,
Fort Benton, : : : : : : lontana.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
Drugs and Chenmicals,
STAIDARD PATENT IEDICINES,
PAINTS, OILS, TOILET ARTICLES, SHOULDER BRACES,
VARNISHES, PERFUMERY, TRUSSES,
SYE-STUFFS, SOAPS, SPONGES,
am:DALL VAISEN RE OF
DIRGGTSTS' SUNIDRIES
CIGARS,
P Fre Wis 4liquer Mdiial Use.
S`OOKS, WALL PAER, &e. Also a -fulflne of TATIONERY.
e Preriptions Carefully Compey te .

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