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The Trouble &t ,h 1 in the Northwest Terri tory Aboutt Ended. An Attempt to Revive the Nicaragua Canal Scheme--Woolen Mills in PennsylvaniaAnnounce a Re ducion in Wages. Indian Troubles. MINNEAPOLTS, February 26.-Advices from Regina, Northwest Ty., say that the Indians at Crooked Lakes still defy the mounted police, and will allow no one to enter the agency building. Go pher Tom, leader of the Hill Indians, is under arrest, and a strong detachment has been sent out to arrest others. No further trouble is anticipated when they have been secured. WINNIPEG, February 25.-Saturday morning twenty policemen under Col. Hoeschner started for a cabin thirteen miles north of Qu'Appelle river, where Yellow Calf's band of seventy-five men were holding sway. When within two miles of their destination the In dians came waving and flourishing their guns, and refused to give up any men or provisions they had stolen, saying that they never would surrender with out a struggle. Irhe police were then formed in line, but the last man had not taken his position when suddenly the doors and windows of the cabin were thrown open and the openings were fairly filled with rifles. Owing to the great odds and the Indians' protec tion in the cabin, Col. Hoeschner, after a short talk with Yellow Calf, withdrew to a farm house for the night. The peo ple of Broadview are considerably ex cited and an uneasy feeling prevails. BROADYVEW, N. W. T. February 26. -Contrary to expectations, Yellow Calf, the rebellious Indian chief, gave him self up to the police this afternoon, to gether with four of his braves. They started for Regina this evening to be tried in the courts. Everything is quiet to-night and the trouble is probably over. An Explosilon. LONDON, February 26.-An explosion at the VictoriP railroad station shattered the windows of the Metropolitan under ground railway, one hundred yards dis tant, and the fronts of houses for some distance in other directions were badly damaged. The Victoria refreshment room is wrecked and a clock eight feet high was blown from the wall and thrown six yards away. The neighbor hood is completely strewn with broken glass. A large force of police and the fire brigade reached the spot and extin guished the flames, saving the depot. The debris was left untouched until the arrival of Col. Mojenden, chief inspector or explosives, who will make an exami nation. Detectives are inquiring into the matter, and the hypotheses, gas, gunpowder and dynamite, are advancec and discussed, dynamite being the fav orite. Mapleson's Donation. CINCINNATI, February 25. -- Mayor Stevens received to-day a draft for some $5,500 towards the Ohio sufferers relief fund from Col. J. H. Mapleson. This amount has been'derived from a series of benefit performances. -------.f .41 c-I---- Disastrous Fires. ST. PAUL, February 25.-A disastrous fire occurred here this afternoon. The large four-story warehouses on the cor ner •of Pine :nd Prince streets were burned down. The building was occu pied by Buford, Barwell & Co., dealers in agricultural implements, as a branch of the main house at Rockland, Ill., and other large wholesale dealers. The loss is estimated at not less than $120,000, the insurance being $85,000 at the most. Buford & Co. carried a stock worth some $60,000, which is said to be insured for $32,000. JACKSON, Mich., February 25. -A large and disastrous fire broke out here this morning at 6 o'clock, in a cigar store, destroying the Union hotel block, occupied by the Union hotel, Union theatre, and several large stores. The loss by fire and water will exceed $125, 000, partially covered by insurance. Sev eral lives are reported lost, but as yet only one body, that of Chas. Cornell, a crippled soldier, has been recovered. Four others are injured and it is thought they will die. The Nicaragua Canal Scheme Revived. MINNEAPOLIS, February 26.-Efforts are being made to revive the Nicaragua canal scheme in opposition to DeLes seps' proposed canal, and Gen. Ross, of this city, has been offered the position of chief engineer. He sails from New York on the 7th of March for Nicaragua to look into the matter. Reducing Wages. READING, Pa., February 27.---Notices are posted In nine factories, empijging eight hundred hands, announcing; a -e duction of 12 per cent. 'The reasons given are competition and ýexorbitant duty on wool. The Wester machine works at Lebanon, employing sevevn hundred hands, reduced wages from 8 to 12 per cent. The Test Oath Repesd. WASHINGTON, Fbruy 21-The repealing the test oatJ1 wo rece psseed the house, hasie -afer being roodifid da. ti~ttee, providing Io hed 4 commisles 1M# 8st riarat n beforethie aU y p o I In t r aw or Mr. Hunt Dead. ST. PrTERSBURIG, February 26.-Unit-: ed States Minister Hunt is now dying. He has bxe i unconsious since Sunday last. WASHINGTON, February 27.--A cable gram received by the se;retary of state frdm St. Petersburg announces the death of Minister Hunt. Welcome H1ome. CLEVELAND, O., February 26.-Lieut. Harber, who brought back fromu Siberia the remains of DeLong and comrades, was given a public reception in Youngs town, 0., last night, which was attended by 5,000 people. Death Sentence. SYRACUSE, February 26.-At Morri sonville, to-day, Mrs. Haight was sen tenced to be hung April 18th for the murder of her husband. Expressions of Condolence. WASHINGTON, February 26.-Speaker Carlisle received a letter addressed to him personally by several of the most prominent members of the liberal party in the German Reichstag expressing their condolenee and respect for the memory of the late Herr Lasker. Flood in Louisiana. NEw ORLEANS, February 26.-The Shreeveport river is the highest known since 1849, and is still rising. Steamers are bringing in people and stock from the submerged plantations. For a hun dred miles above and below the country is reported under water, and great dam age has been (lone. Eur1opean Emigration. VIENNA, February 26. - A strong movement is on foot in the provin e of Galicia in favor of emigration to Am erica. The magistracy of east Galicia recently petitioned the government of the province to prohibit the sale of pas senger tickets to American ports. . -, +44 s º. -- Pugilistic. SAN FRANCISCO, February 27.-An agreement was signed last evening be tween John L. Sullivan and G. M. Rob inson for a four round knock out. Rob inson is the champion heavy weight of the Olympic club. A. T. Stewart's Store. NEW YORK, February 26.-The widow of A. T. Stewart has sold the Stewart building on Broadway and Chambers street )o Judge Hilton for $2,100,000. From an officer of the Fourth cavalry it is learned that Buffalo Bill (W. F. Cody), the whilom scout and present star in the lurid sensational drama, has applied for permission to take the horse Comanche and use him in connection with his theatrical performances through the country. Cody promises to give the horse the best of care, and to pay what ever is just and proper for the use of the animal. He will also enter into good and sufficient bonds for his safe return or to indemnify the government in case of loss. He urges that his application be granted, chiefly for the reason that it will arouse public attention and will serve to keep alive the memory of the gallant deeds of the heroes of the regi ment. It is hardly necessary to state that Buffalo Bill's request will not be granted-if for no other reason, because there is no power to permit public prop erty to be used in this way for strictly private purposes. Not a little romance -or rather cold, cruel reality-attaches to the history of this old horse. Co manche was the favorite beast. of Capt. Keogh, and was ridden by him into the fight on the Little Big Horn in 1876. He was the sole survivor of the Custer massacre. To be sure, Curley, the Crow scout, is thought by many to have es caped from that bloody field, but there are grave doubts among the officers of the Seventh whether he was actually in the fight, and it is believed he witnessed it from a safe hiding place. Comanche was found shortly after the battle stand ing in the waters of the river. He had seven wounds, three of them quite dan gerous ones, and had painfully made his way to the river to slake his thirst and allay the fever resulting from his inju ries. He was brought to Fort A. Lin coln and remained there until the head quarters of the Seventh were moved to Fort Meade, where he is at the present time. Comanche originally belonged to i Company I (Keogh's), which is now stationed at Fort Totten under command i of Capt. Nowlan, but in 1878 Col. Stur gis issued an order transferring the horse to the custody of the adjutant of the regiment and directing that he never again be ridden by any one. The order also provided that he be properly capa risoned and led in front of the colors at every para.deof the.regfiieit. In color Comanche is dark dun, and although over twenty years old, he is in excellent condition and frisky as a colt. He re ceives the best of treatment, and the day wh in the Dold horse no longer matches in review will be a sad day for many of the men. Possibly the man of facts and the cynic will smile or sneer at this as clap-trap; but what a chapter of wa. what avision of; gallant en deavor gn heroic death there woulld be if Comatiche could reveal what he saw an4 head. on theat disastrous day of the Little Big rn. ae B-en Hogan and the atesthe tspaortng men of Butte p rious time. The Burns %otaJ pis now the latest .h tie Drum Lem 3~now at Metnscnbeee sahqbad~ Coithk Upper Main St,, Benton. Mod. Sale, Feed and Livery STABLES The Montana Stables have recently been enlarged and otherwise improved, affording ample accommo dations for all business in our line. Wl" RATES REASONABLE..I. CHAS. CRAWFORD. Prop. PARK STABLESI HARRIS & LEWIS, Prop. Livery, Sale and Feed Stables. Light and Heavy Turnonts, by the day, week or month. Fine Teams a Specialty. Horses, Wagons, Buggies and Harness on hand at all times and for sale at reasonable prices. Choteau House -0 The Leading lotel! -o - Season of 1884. The Reputation of this widely known House for Careful Management! Neatness! -AND THE- Best Table in the City! - Shall be maintained. JERE SULLIVAN, Prop GRAND UNION HOTEL FORT BEfNTON., M. T. Opened .ovember 2d; 1882. The Leailg Hotel of Montana Territory, First Class in all its Appointments. The Finest and Largest Hotel Building in the West. First-elass Accommodations for the Traveling Pub lic. Sample Rooms for Commercial Travelers This house is centrally located, and all coaches arrive at and depart from the door. -First-class Bar and Bf lHard Room in the house. Charges Reasonable. ... .HEUISBRGZ BEE T.BVZE8U. Pro~prifetors. -: THE :-, OVERIRLAND HEL, BILLY YARD, Proprietor. FORT. BENTON, MONTANA. -o RE-OPEXKB and BIU:IBISIED 0 First blase Accommodations for the Public, The' beds have all been renovated and areN,:.rtcias . Good and attentive waiters; parties not pron.a ly and politely attended to will p.ease reportAo t.wih I~ Open Day and.ilght A FI18T-CLASS !BAR U L-,QUORS AR $I " Parties may procure be.ds at any o1r o he day or ni-h ++ . m t.mr rT '+ wtt - 4 .,p +..bp'm+.+ ++.+.! m++o NEW STOt E. N W G. N rl) F. .. BUC " Nt, Wrhclesýae rtn4i Hetail Boot and Shoe Dealer. We carry a larger assortment and a betterselection of BOOTS, SOES, SLIPPERS AND RUBBER GOODS than any house in Fort Benton, and making a specialty of Boots and Shoes we can guarantee better prices than elsewhere. A First-class Boct d Shoe ahker in coneaotion with the Establishment, We also have a full and complete stock of Cigars and Tobacco, Smokers' Articles, Snuff, Toys, Notions, Fresh Fruits, Confectionery, Blank Books, And a General Assortment of Everything found in a Fancy Goods Store. --() Mail Orders Promptly Attended to. Next door to Masonic Building, F B .. l 7'is hotel is a new brw ck,Jujst coumptjt.. .u . , t.... *'u, unt . Board by the day or week; rooms with or wit6.1o. i irt.. 5N ecia ,i,.,rrj,,,,,iut#in for commercial travelers. Fi'rst-cl.ss bar ti/ ce.ictiCr(,Ln .' ouch0t ..inj,/s.t, r.. ,ishi y to stop at this house will please intorm thve dri i'er. Fort Benton Montana. R. S. CULBERTSON. Proprietor. ,,raa nI un • am i il a~a la I li D~m I iDigli~l Ili~llil~l. ' I ~al~ l . . . . I l awl " SExA3O N OF. 18.4. J. R. McKnight ( Co. PoST TRAD ERS, AND DEALERS IN F'.)RT SIFIA\V, 1. '1 . We are in receipt of a h-rge stock of Goods bought for cash and which we offer at Bottom Prices. Our stock consists in part of STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, BOOTS AND SHOES, CLOTHING. HARDWAhE, STOVES AND TIN W ARE, GUNS, AMMUNITION, WOODEN WARE, CROCKERY, GLA S, LAMPS. HARNESS AND SADDLERY. WOOL SACKS AlvD TWINE, TENTS AND WAGON SHEETS. We carry a full line of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, consisting in part of the Celebrated Wood's Self-binders and Mowers, Tiger Rakes, Sulky, Gang and Walking Piows, Harrows, Wheelbarrows and Pumps. We are agents for the celebrated COOPER WAGONS, which are conceded to be the best wagons made for the west ern country, We respectfully invite our old friends and patrons to give us a call and examine goods and prices before buyine elsewhere. Jan. 1, 1884. J. H. McKNIGHT & CO. H. J. WACKERLIN. T. C. POWER & BRO. I. 1. BAKER & CO H. J. WACKERLIN & CO., Front Street, Benton, M. T. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Bar Iron, Wagon Timbers, worse Shoes and Nails ,Inware, Stoves, Barb Wire, Tin and Sheet ..- Iron Roofing and Sheet Iron Coods of atl kinds,Window C(lass, Queen E ware and Classware, Etc. i} Agents for Lain & Rand Powder Co. 'hartcr :fx. Aci Coekitt .lHeating Itoves and Westminster Base Barneo tios t il Stock, We have the Larr t anid Best Tipped TIN SHOP in the Territcy, ana as toe are ourseles recaie we are ,rar to contract for Tin RooMOg .utters, Pp:ai io f .b Wakt tlad + guarantee to give tho.ough satisfaction to all of our aroi s. *ti orders %vpr tply attrended to. ~~pxbpi'w 4at~~o~rir· , fat bp wil e.adt wll$dii both o ~proRR04ik·J~ ~ ARTHUR G. HATCH. toreyat Lam : 4 .