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Ful Returns 'from Meagher County.
The following are the returns from
Meagher county, complete with the ex
ception of one small precinct. It will a
be seen that Maginnis' majority is only ,
13, which lacks a good deal of being 300. 1
Johnston's majority is 80, the Maiden
precinct having given him a big boom, i
the result of the work of Mr. Esoler, his
son-in-law, Rotwitt, the independent 4
candidate for clerk, has a big majority, ,
and Billy Cameron gets there by a few ,
votes. The totals are as follows:
Botkin 981, Maginnis 994.
Waterman 933, Johnton 1,013.
Sheriff 665, Stuart 1,232.
Dean 954, Wallace 842; Atchison 843,
Kanouse 988.
Stevenson 855, Murray 1,036.
Rotwitt ind., 1,064, Hatch535; Ander
son 279.
Folsom 884, Mc(lintock 1,053.
Allebaugh 922, Cameron 985.
Hughes 745, Howell 1,163.
McIntosh 732, Berkins 1,150.
Miss Nichols 994, Tipton 922.
McFarland 881, Wight 1,050.
Potter 891, Lapalm 982.
About Sheep.
While a good many, and they proba
bly know nothing about it, are predict
ing a cold winter, the wool growers in
the vicinity of Benton do not seem to
have any apprehensions whatever in the
premises. Their sheep are now in excel
lent condition, and as all are well pro
vided with feed and sheds for the win
ter, the loss, no matter how severe the
weather may get, will be but a trifle in
comparison with that of former years,
when the business was carried on in a
hap-hazard manner. There is a feeling
of security among the sheepmen that has
not been manifested heretofore, and it is
due, not to any hope of a mild winter,
but to the fact that they feel prepared to
meet any sort of weather, and success
fully fight the elements. They have
made wool growing a business, a prom
ising investment, and not as of yore a
game of chance with the odds in favor
of a big crop-of pelts in the spring.
The number of sheep in the country
tributary to Benton has increased to such
an extent the past year, and the pros
pects of successful wintering are so fa
vorable that it is a matter of certainty
almost that the wool trade of the river
metropolis next year will be something
marvelous. As our buyers can always
command better rates by the river, and
hence can pay better prices, Benton willi
be as usual the favorite market.
Buffalo on Flat Creek.
A letter received from Thos. W. Mur
phy, who lives on Flat creek, on the
Benton roadl, contains the following:
"Hagan's cowboys, while riding on
the range, rode onto a herd of buffilhos.
The buffalos started to run with the
boys in pursuit. But their horses be
came frightened and would notapproach
the herd near enough for the boys to
shoot with any effect. The buffalos
fled on in their slow but steady gait and
disappeared in the north."
These are the only buffalos that have
been seen in that section for ten years or
more.-IndepeRnt.
Montana Horses ina California.
A Montanian who has been attending
the races at Bay View Course, on the
11th inst., writes to friends in Helena as
follows:
In the three-quarter mile dash with
seven starters, Premium old fdr as much
as the balance of the field, and was beat
en by a neck. There wasn't a Montan
lan, excepting Missouri Jim and Joe
Woolmah, left with a splitter.
There were six starters in the one and
one-eighth mile dash, handicap. Joe
Howell sold last in the pools, at about
1 to 8. Howell won easily by two
lengths, carrying 121 pound. s..Tie:
1:58.
Boulls was to have started in a mile
dash, but was withdrawn, and the race
was won by McKinstry.
Jooko will be in the four-mile race.
Froma Mr. H. F. Brown we get he
pening near BSaIeaville, on the Wist Gal
latin, on Thursday lastf, wi4lhb
youngs man named Har tr s
siwly e p scugpcl ieng his .life.
yoeng earu w udridg RpaU9ftnsle
through a ueadowy and wad 1 taWag E
the front bolster ofhe wagon. * sao#k
iThe team beame frightened mad atlit d
his head meanwhile p.revtig
full speed to where the yogg man lay,
picked him up, conveyed him home,
and immediately sent for a physician.
The injuries of Kirk were frightful in
appearance. A gash extended along the
right side of his head, some five and a
half inches, laying his scalp bare for that
distance and for a width of three or more
inches. In the corner of his right eye
was a cut exposing the artery, his left
eyebrow was torn loose, a frightful gash
appeared under the eye, his leg and arm
were bruised and cut, but no bones
broken. A physician shortly arrived
and dressed his wounds, the young man
undergoing the painful operation of
having them stitched and dressed with
out a murmur, He was getting along
nicely at last accounts, and is not
thought to be dangerously injured, al
though his escape is little short of mirac
ulous.--Counier.
A Miner Injured.
On the 16th inst. a man named Clif
ton, working in the Great Republic
rnine, in the Clark's Fork country, was
the victim of a powder explosion by
twhich he was seriously injured. He
was brought to Bozeman Monday even
ing, having been seven days on the road.
Dr. Whitefoot was called to attend the
injured mail, and from him we learn
that Clifton and his partner had, put in
a shot, and after waiting an hour for it
to gooff, Clifton approached and stopped
the hole, when the charge exploded.
Clifton's face and breast were filled with
fine particles of rock and dirt. His
right arm was also bruised and torn just
below the shoulder. Owing to the
length of time clapsing between receiv
ing his injuries and the present, the ex
tent to which he is hurt is unknown,
but his physician expresses.a belief that
he is not seriously injured, and that the
eight of one eye, it not both, will be
saved.
Barker News.
It is several days since we have had a
report from the boss camp, but it has
been moving along in good style during
that time. Last week the smelter con
cluded a most successful run, turning out
1,200 bars of highr grade bullion, it being
much more valuable than that heretofore
turned out. Prof. Foss is highly pleased
with the results of the run.
The Wright & Edwards mime is show
ing up better than ever. Superintend
ent Gray states that he cian take out
thirty tons of ore a day if it were need
ed, but at present there is no demand for
so great an amount,"and no place to put
it. however, they are taking out fifteen
and twenty tons a day, which is a good
deal more than the smelter can manage
with their present roasting capacity. If
the new machinery and roasting furna
ces had been added this'fall, the smelter
would have turned out stacks of bullion
during the winter.
W. H. Palmer is working industrious
ly on his coal contract, and is giving em
ployment to a large number of men.
H. D. Burghardt, the superintendent
of the mining and smelting company, is
east at present.
W. B. Reed & Co. recently loaded
a team with bullion for Billings, which
will load back with goods for the above
firm.
Montana's Fat Boy.
Mrs. Frank Marsh, together with Mrs.
Trowbridge, who has since returned,
left Butte for the east on a visit about
three months ago and is in Mechanics
burg, Pa. Of her son George the Jour
nal of that town says: "The fat boy
from Montana is a "living cdriosity.,
Just think of it! Not quite seven years
old and weighing l23 pounds. Montana
atmosphere and vietua~iamust be whole,
some for a ghost of a fellow to go to take
on some flesh."
Letter List.
The fbUfowig isn a isa list of lettersi emfin
ing in the B1enton postoffice for the week
ending November 11, 1882:
Brown, Eugene Brown, 4Mrs. Sarah
,~fi, Richard
ervey, 'E. ..: Deugan, Thos.
Forebt, lrew .F er, T. J,
Hutchinson, John ull,. . De.nis
SKel ky A. ILeiPressii i
Tie lbd, ike ladd, Charle s=
errion, F:. ....n, W. ."
Persozis csallin for any of the above
lei ,anCri y "Advertised."
T.a
The Land Craze in Manitoba.
There is a big boom at Regina on the
line of the Canadian Pacific. This
townsite, about 250 miles west from Win
nipeg, has been laid out, four miles
square in extent, by the Canadian Pa
cific railroad company and the Dominion
government. The latter put in the even
sections, and the Canadian Pacific the
odd sections of land. The whole four
miles are platted, and valuation placed
on the land at $4,000,000. The lots are
disposed of by allotment to parties ap
plying for them, in blocks of $5,000 in
value each. Two million dollars' worth
of lots have thus far been allotted. The
craze for town lots is simply marvelous,
and due to the fact that Manitoba is the
only live territory for speculation of this
character. The investments came almost
wholly from England and Ontario and
Quebec. It is reported that a single
banking firm had orders to buy $750,000
worth of lots in Regina, before the town
was platted, or any lots were open for
sale. The speculation in town lots in
Winnipeg and along the line of the Ca
nadian Pacific, exceeds, so say well in
formed men, anything of like character
in the history of the United States. An
instance of the speculative mania is fur
nis:hed in the following: A party bought
1 a section of land a long distance from any
1 railroad or settlement in the Northwest,
t paying therefor $1 per acre. His friends
1 joked him on the purchase, and suggest
ed that he put the land into town lots.
H1 e did so, and sold $100,000 worth, even
I without seeing them himself. The pur
chasers, who lived in a Canadian city,
afterward examined their tow .ite, and
e found it under two feet of water, in a
swamp. The story is told in Winnipeg
as a good joke.
Diptheria Cure.
S I:n all cases when used Dr. E. B. Hal
e liday's Blood Purifier has proved a cer
tain specific for that dread disease diph
theria. It must be taken at once and in
double doses, gargling the throat when
a swallowing it. It is not only a cure bu&
preventative as well. So get a bottle of
g it at once, use it and it will do you good
as it is the most wonderful blood medi
t cine now in existence.
g W. J. Minar, wholesale and retail agent,
e Fort Benton, Montana. S. Blachford,
d proprietor, 274 East Seventh street, St.
Paul, Minn.
Beware of Imitations.
The delicats odor of Floreston Cologne
is entirely.novel. Look for signature of
Hiscox & Bo., N. Y., on each bottle.
FIRST NATIONAL BARK
- OF
Fort Benton.
W. G. CONRAD, President
Jos. S. HILL, Vice-President
R.. A. LUKE, Cashier
Anthorized capital .......................... SWO,000
Capital (paid in)................... ..... 100,000
Surplus profitse................................ ,o000
WE TIIANSACT A GENERAL BANKING
BUNIA EgN.
Will issue Exchango or Telegraphic Transfers
-aTalable in all parts of the United States, Canadas
and Europe.
Buy at the highest rates Gold Dust, Coin, Gold and
Silver Bullion and Local Securities.
Keep current accoubts with merchants, stockmen,
freighters and others subject to sight drafts.
:Will pay interest on time lepe.ets and discount
notes or bankable paper.
Will make advances to merchants. stock dealers and
others, as are suited to their requirements.
Will give freight rates on wool to all Eastern cities,
and make liberal advances on same at a low rate o.
Interest.
DIRICcTORI s
g. T. RAURER, JOS. S. HILL,
T. C. POWER, JNO. HUN*.BERGER,
W. G. CONRAD. 1. A. LUKE.
IBETON AND :HELEN
STAGE LINE,
Mak; Daily Ti.3p I3etweei
on and 1e, carrying
Pa$ssgers WiSzprees
Coaches leave Beut at7o'clock over3
i aig, except Sunday.
I. - WERSMa gager.
SilEiIS KLEIN, Agaits at Helena
Pet Wl",N. W. T.
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----O F
Northern Montana.
Transact a General Banking
Business.
Keep current accounts with merchants, stock men
ari others. subject to be drawn against by
checks without not'ce.
PAY INTEREST on TIME DEPOSITS
We buy and sell Exchange on the commercial center
of the United States.
WE WILL GIVE SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE
BUSINESS OF NORTHERN 1A") CENTRAL
IIPNTANA.
And will make such loans to stock men ani farmers
as are suited to their requirements.
Local Securities a Specialty.
Collections snd all other buhaness entrusted to us will
receive prompt and careful att ention.
COLLINS, D9WIFI & CO.
FRONT STREET, FORT BENTON. M. T.
M ERCHANTS)
National Bank
Of Helena.
This bank succeeds the old established and well
known Banking House or L. It. Iershfield a&
Bro.
Authorized Capital, $500,000
Paid in Capital, - $150,000
President-L. H. HERSHFIELD.
Vice-President-A. J. DAVIDSON.
Cashier-AARON HERSHFIELD.
Board of Directors:
SS. 8. HITNTLEY, W.D. DNICH)L~8,
A. 'AND', MOSES MORRIS,
1 THO A8S CR'SE, D. H. WEST, )T ,
CHAS LEHMAN, L. t HEfSHFIELD,
A. J. DAVIDSON, A. HER-HFIELD.
I Exchange on the commercial centers of the
United . tate' and Europe bought and sold.
SCollections and all bu iness entrusted to us re
ceive prompt and thorough attention.
Deposits rece ved and interest al;owed on the
same it left for a specified time.
i, Buy gold and silver bullion, go'd dust, ores, ler
ritorial, county .and government securities and war
rants.
Associate Bank:
Bank of Northern Montana,
f Fort Benton M. T.,
Something of Interest to the Public. I
One of the largest and most complete stock of good,
in Montana is now being diepiayed at the store of
MORRIS BROS.
HELENA.
-The Stock in part consists .f -
Crockery,Glass-ware
LAMPS, CHANDELIERS,
PLAIN AND DECORATED TEA, Dix
• NER AND TOILET SETS,
Bohemian Glass-ware, Majolica Ware
RODGER'S PLATED WARE
C omprising-Silver Tea res, Water Sets. Cake Baskets,
Berry Dishes. Butter DIthes, and everything pertaining
to a complete stock of bilverware.
Also Baby Carriages, Toys, Dolls, in endless variety.
'Ammunition, Playing Cards,
t Poker Checks,
And thousands of articles too numerous to mention.
We are the most extensive Fruit Dealers
. in Montana, and can supply the trade in
any quantity desired on the shortest notice
The only house in the territory that receives
A. Booth's OYSTERS Daily.
Pr'ces always as low as the lowest. Fre-h goods,
largest atock, and honest treatment.
O sJga SOLICITED AND PsnoxMTL ATTENDED TO.
MORRIS BROS.,
Ste LouIS Blook, Helena,
Main Street. Buttet
Buy at dealers' prices.
Ve will sell you any
. . J article for family or
personal use,, in any
quantity, at wholesale
price. No matter what you want,.
s9 se.f.r pur ~ata! ue, -.ei ©on-'
1s over ;A ¶ ]; iittions.
We carry i. sf,:ck 'i .! rSt
variy of goods m th . 1.
- TOMERY WARD a o
227 & 229 WaWAsh Ave.,
C ICAGO, `IL.
CABINET iSALOON,
~ ~ *U CWEU~
abwt q u 'L.-lt o ? ! .·
:~11JI~f3~ ~~F~I~
CiZ~~I ~ydi.
tAX WATXRXA14 u. Q. MCIaTaRs.
WATERMAN & MclNTIRE,
Attorneys at Law,
Will practice in all the Courts of the Territory. 8pe
cial attention giv n to criminal practice.
BENrTON, M. T.
P. ROLFE,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
(Aessociated with Sanders d' Cu)tlen.)
U. 8. DEPUTY MINERAL SURVEYOR.
Ten years' experience in government surveying The
best instruments used. Collections, Insurance, Mli.
ing, Homestead and all land (laims attended to.
BENTON. M. T.
| ---
JOHN M. MARSH,
U. 8. Deputy Mineral Surveyor,
BENTUN, MONTANA.
Has had fitteen years' experience in Montana. All
order- left with John W. Tatta, or at the C+ntenn,.A
hote will receiv- prompt attention.
. W. CALDWELL,
Assayer,
Clendenin, M. T
Is prepared to pay the market price for crew.
J J. DONAELLY, Attorney at Law.
Record Bauilding, Fort Beutoo M3. T.
Will practice in all the Courts. Prrmpt :A:tion
given to all business.
'V. B. SETTLE. ,. L LYTIL..
ETTLE & LYTLE,
Attorneys and Counselors at Laiw,
BENTON, M. T.
Will pract ce in all the Courts of the T rritorv; ; y,
4ell and convey -e i estatoe niinI,'g aid t:wn prci:rly.
:ollections of a't kins promptly attended to
1 'Offiýle-Corner of Main and Bm,nd ,tre :.
DR. P. C. GOODRICH,
Dentist.
BENTO`, M. T.
Office-Choteau Honse.
DR. WILLIAM TURNER, SR.
Physician and Surgeon.
FORT BENTON, Mi. T,
Office at Will E. Turn r's Drug Store. 1A-tf
OHARLES C. CRIFFITH,
Civil and Mining Engineer,
U.S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor.
CRIFFITH & CALDWELL,
Contractors.
Estimates and drawings for Irrigating tiachinery,
Bridres. Earth Work. etc. Special attention g veu to
meth.dis of Wr.ter Supply.
Office-CU.xxING' BLocK, BoND ST. (,uAR M.Ais),
BENTON, M. T.
WOOD & HOUSE,
House, Sign and Carriage Painting,
Papering, Craining and
Calsomining.
Fiine Carriage Painting a Spe~uica!y.
Snop: BacKMAN's BRICK BuLLDING, - - BENTON.
O EO. W. SWEET,
Attorney-at-Law,
Offie--FRONT ST. 'Three doors above Chloteaon ou e,
BENTO'o.N, M. T.
Special attention given to Town-.ite and TllR ' E-4tt,
litigHtion. Associated wi h a firm of l ,wy',v rI t,
Washington. of wich each has been at thie liend of
the Land Dept. of the Government.
108-6w
Berton. MI. T.
- A
Cheyenne Goods, Chaps, Sad
dles, Spurs, Etc., Etc.,
A Specialty.
Repairing done lower than at anY
otlher place in the city.
L. H. ROSE NCRANS,
Corner Front and Bond streets. Benton.
JOHN W. DEWEY,
Civil Engineer,
AROHITEOT
.-AND--
United States Dep.Mineral Surveyor
IENTON, fIONTANA"
OHAS,. DEXTER,
Assayer and - Mineralogist,
815 So. 8th St.
MIrNNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA.
av yr warranfted.. Immediate returns by eOlt
MAIL Ffrnt-class referenoe
OOPPER, GOLD AND SILVER. $. AC
S- . ...cr.awl, natLaw
Attorney at Law
F .'F. 2Lr ,
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