Minister Sargent Receives the
Nomination for the Rus
New England Demoorats in Favor
of Tilden for President and a
Tariff for Revenue Only.
Republican Victory in Kansas--Ma
rine Disaster--A Destructive Cy
clone in South Carolina--A
WASHINGTON, March 26.-The presi
dent has sent to the senate the nomina
tion of Aaron A. Sargent, envoy extra
ordinary and minister plenipotentiary
to Germany, to be envoy extraordinary
and minister plenipotentiary to Russia,
in place of W. H. Hunt, deceased.
CHICAGO, March 24. -- The Daily
News' Springfield, Ill., special says:
Governor Hamilton was in his office in
the state house this afternoon when a
pistol ball crashed through the window
in the executive mansion. A man at
work in the vicinity said the shot was
fired by a boy shooting at pigeons, but
from the fact that the occurrence is
of the same nature as the one which
preceded it a short time ago, there is ap
prehension of a plot to assassinate the
BOSTON, March 24.-The Post to-mor
row will print letters from democratic
members of the legislatures of Maine,
New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachu
setts and Connecticut, in which the
writers give their preferences for presi
dential candidates as follows: Tilden
leads in each state, save Massachusetts,
where Tilden and Butler are about even.
The greenback members of the Maine
legislature favor Tilden as first choice.
On the tariff question the majority are
for tariff for revenue only, and an over
whelming majority in favor of the Mor
rison bill and the gradual reduction of
the tariff and taxation.
TOPEKA, March 25.-The official vote
for congressman in the 2d Kansas dis
trict is: Funston (rep.), 24,116; Riggs
(democratic-greenback fusion), 11,904.
This is a republican increase of 515 and
a democratic loss of over 6,000.
COLUMBIA, S. C., March 24.-About
day-break this morning a cyclone passed
over this county, three miles northwest
of this city. Considerable damage was.
done to farm property.
An Even Match.
SAN FRANCLSCO, March 24.-Whistler
and Muldoon wrestled from 8:50 this
evening till midnight without either
gaining a fall. It was the most exciting
contest ever witnessed. At 12:30 Mul
doen refused to continue the match,
saying that he was too tired. The
rereree ueeiueu LwULI mtZe Uawu wUa.3 a
PORT RICHMOND, March 24.-Hugh
McConnell and John McCormick fought
a prize fight, thirty-nine rounds, for
$200 a side, near this place last evening.
Both men were badly battered up by the
25th round, and at the call of time for
the fortieth round McCormick was un
able to respond and McConnell was de
clared the victor. The fight lasted two
hours and ten minutes.
NEW ORLEANS, March 24.-The river
is one inch above the highest water
mark of 1874-the highest ever known.
BosToN, March 24.-The house has
defeated the bill providing that wife
beaters should be publicly whipped.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 24.-The leg
islative assembly to-day convened in
extra session, add will probably last a
Inspection of Pork.
NEW YORK, March 24.-The provision
exchange has adopted an amendment to
their rules, insuring a more thorough
inspection of mess pork. Pork must
bear the private mark of the inspector
who examined it, and the warehouse re
ceipt must show the certificate of inspec
NEW YORK, March 25.-The brig A.
G. Jewett of Belfast, Me., was wrecked
on February 29, southeast of Hatteras,
during a heavy gale. The captalki and
cook went down with the /vessel, while
the rest of the crew took to a boat. Five
of them died from expos ,re. The only
survivor was picked up kfter bet`g in
the boat 54 hours.
- T a4400 4 º
SAN FRANIrsoo, 1 ;-
tion has reached bere' tt the
f veirhas br ke ott the U. S. er
Iroqgio on her way to AJa~
mtted to-priln in default of $1, bail
for shooting a 'famed Willfred Coad.
The countess -has been stopping at a
house o i outh°TeQ .str burnguf
the g la al nigt 'half, or i
the °morning the l1&dledy nt yobng
Coad, 12 years old, to the room of the
countess to ask her too xtitiguish the
light, The countess immediately seized
a pistol, a'nd without riuing from the bed
shot the boy in the side. The wound is
not necessarily fatal.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 25.-The sev
erest earthquake since 1868 occurred at
4:40 this afternoon. People rushed from
their houses in great fright. The shock
lasted fifteen seconds. Several. build
ings near the water front were seriously
damaged. A second, but less severe,
shock followed at 5:28, and more shocks
Another for Randall.
MORRISTOWN, Pa., March 25. - The
democratic county convention elected
delegates to the state convention to-day,
instructed for Randall.
WASHINGTON, March 25. - The fol
lowing nominations have been made :
David J. Brewer, of Kansas, for U. S.
circuit judge for the eighth judicial cir
cuit. Julius C. Burrows, of Michigan,
for solicitor of the treasury. Col. David
C. Stanley, of the 22d infantry, to be
brigadier-general. J. A. Reider, of Iowa,
for U. S. attorney for Wyoming.
WASHINGTON, March 26. - In the
democratic caucus last night Carlisle's
resolution abolishing the tax on tobacco
and reducing the tax on brandy distilled
from fruit was adopted by a vote of 88
Sale of Seats.
SALT LAKE, March 25.-This morning
the sale began of the seats for the Patti
concert, April 1st. There was a great
rush, over 2,500 seats being sold.
An Editor Dead.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., March 25.-Mr.
Davidson, editor and proprietor of the
Providence Journal, died to-night, aged
A General Row.
COLUMBIA, S. C., March 25.-Col. Ed
wards' company of Warm Spring In
dians paraded this afternoon and were
hooted by the crowd. The Indians took
offense and a general fight followed,
in which a number of persons were se
riously hurt, but none fatally.
Renounces His Rights.
BERLIN, March 24.-Paul Freiderich,
brother to the Grand Duke of Mecklen
burg Schwerin, having been converted
to the Catholic faith, has renounced his
hereditary rights in favor of his younger
brothers and their offisprin g. If his
brothers' families become extinct, the
throne is to revert to the family of Paul
Freiderich, providing his descendants
Then and a Now young Man.
A pallid and thin young man,
A haggard aud lank young man;
'4 greenery, yallery, Grosvenor gallery,
Feet in the grave yonng man.
But he took a few bottles of Dr. Halli
day's Blood Purifier and other remedies
and now he says:
I'm a gay and festive young man,
A happy, contented young man;
A big, fat and hunky, all girls are chunky,
Go, try it yourself, young man.
Sold by all druggists, or by the pro
prietor, S. Blackford, 274 East Seventh
street, St. Paul, Minn.
"Hello! Old Sport! What is the Matter
with you?" '\Oh, I am all broke up; I
have got a pain in my back and side."
"Your liver and kidneys are affected;
the next thing you know you will have
Bright's dtsease of the kidneys. Go to
the drug store and get yourself a few
bottles of Dr. Halliday's Blood Purifier."
"Is it any account?" " You bet! It is
the boss of the business." S. Blackford,
proprietor, 274 East Seventh street, St.
Paul, Minn. W. J. Minar, wholesale
and retail agent, Fort Benton, Montana
HORSES FOR SALE.
The undersigned will sell, singly
or the entire number, the following
lbt of Horses:
21 Brood Mares,
Large size, weighing from 1,000 to 1,200
pounds; 15 head are well broken.
17 Yearling Colts,
10 Saddle and Work Horses.
WV' The anima's will be corraled at the BENTON
STABLES, where purchasers can inspect them.
3-21-1m T. F. SAMPLES.
ISIIL1E SPRINGS HOUSE.
A. J. Vance has re-leased this House, and will reft
and refurnish it throughout; sparing no pain" to
make itas popular a stopping place as when formerly
With the best of hay and ralI, and good attention
to stock. Rate easoable.
this bo Isslmost Com tl fated, being only
The (reat a
sp ta here ibe`
Boo~ .4 $ob ~ plad t
Upf er -a° y St., Benton. Mon.
Sale, Feed and Livery
The Montana Stables have recently been enlarged
and otherwise improved, affording ample accommo
dations for all business in our line.
W- RATES REASONABLE.,
CHAS. CRAWFORD, Prop.
HARRIS & LEWIS, Prop.
Livery,'Sale and Feed Stables.
Light and Heavy Turnonts, by the day, week or
month. Fine Teams a Speeialty. Horses,
Wagons, Buggies and Harness on hand at all times
and for sale at reasonable prices.
The Leading; Hotel!
Season of 1884.
The Reputation of this widely known House for
Best Table in the City !
-Shall be maintained.
JERE SULLIVAN Prop
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GRAND0 U NION HOTEL
FORT BENTON, M. T.
Opened November 2d, 1S82.
Tlhe Loalilll Hotel of Moiltaha Territory,
First C'lass in all its Appointments.
The Finest and Largest Hotel Building
in the West.
First-class 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 Bil
liard Room In the house. Charges Reasonable.
EYNSHBRGZ3 A TI& 7335. Proprietorn.
-: THE :
BILLY YARD, Proprietor.
FORT BENTON, MONTANA.
First Class Accommodations for the Public. The
beds have all been renovated and are first-class.
Good and attentive waiters; parties not promptly
and politely attended to will please report to the
r Open Day and Night
A FIRST-OLASS BAR !
BEST LIQUORS AND CIGARS
Parties may procure be& at any be of the day or
NIL.EL'Z' M14 tORT
Those hine in the country w wis to esewre
"BpA 's TWUarr Ya _.s 01 1c*L
Ooc to Gawnpw," WetI.'
sio, par"is of
s tJhI% war, pubhle ismd '=:. torail
-AN ~o T etc., t .mthe W r d
Nauma ME T
NEW STORE. NEW GOOD ,
Wholesale and Retail
Boot and Shoe Dealer.
We carry a larger assortment and a better selection of BOOTS, SOBES,
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 Feit-claII loot and Shoe libr in connection with the Istablishment1
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, FORT BENTON,
This hotel is a new brick,just completed, with comnfortable anf ('ommodious rooms.
Board by the day or week; rooms with or without fire. ASuecia' accommodations
for commercial travelers. First-class bar in connection. Coach passengerr wishing
to stop at this house will please inform the driver.
Fort Benton Montana. R. S. CULBERTSON. Proprietor.
SEX SON OF 1884.
J. H. McKnight & Co.
AND DEALERS IN
FORT SH-AW. M. rT.
We are in receipt of a large 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. HiARDWAhiE, STOVES AND TIN WARE, GUNS,
AMMUNITION, WOODEN WARE, CROCKERY, GLASS, LAMPS,
HARNESS AND SADDLERY, WOOL SACKS Ai.'D 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 Plows, 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 coun try, We respectfully invite our old friendR and patrons to give
us a call and examine goods and prices before buying elsewhere,
Jan. 1, 1884. J. H. McKNIGHT & CO.
H. J. WACKERLIN. T. C. POWER & BRO. I. G. BAKER & CO
H . J. WACKERLIN & CO.,
Front Street, Benton, M. T.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN'
Bar Iron, Wagon Timbers, Horse Shoes and Nails
Tinware, Stoves, Barb Wire, Tin and Sheet
Iron Roofing and Sheet Iron Coods of
all kinds,Window Class, Queens
ware and Classware, Etc.
Agents for Laflin & Rand Powder Co.
Charter Oar. Acofn Coeshat aOf HlOatin Stoves and Westmilster Base arafanr
Stoves in Stoct
We have tla Larget and Best E ipped TIN SHoP in the Territory, (nd
as wue are, ourselves meohaics we are prepared to contract for. Tin h "')fr"!''
Gt*er, Pi he.,ad all kind of .Job =Work, and wil guarantee to ,give thorough
ýfa total of our patrons. Mail order. ,popet. atfgmde~d to.
mT *xo *
DZA14 IN -
TWobacos, Ogars, Pipes,
Fru ; - Caw, c s of all kinds.
+"a T ST. two dron abovethebMot Office, BENTON
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