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Vol. VII. Fort Benton, .o.ontana a, Wednesday, November 3, 1886. No. Ž. TOOLE TRIUMPHANT! He Carries the Territory by an Overwhelming Majority. The Hide of the Old War Horse is Nailed to the Democratic Barn Door. The County Election Close on Sev eral of the Candidates and the Full Returns will be Requred to Determine the Issue. Below we give as full a report of the elections as has been received up to the hour of going to press. The returns from the out precincts are coming in slowly, as will be seen by the tabular statement, which is not half completed. Judging by the precincts heard from, however, it is evident chat Toole will have a large majority, between 300 and 400, in the county. Al. Regers, the democratic candidate for clerk and recorder, is elect ed by a handsome majority, and there is hardly a doubt about the election of Mr. Taylor to the house, Mr. Collins to the council, Mr. Hamilton for assessor, Messrs. Conrad and Wegner for commissioners, Mr. McIntire for county attorney, and Miss Finnegan for superintendent of schools-all democrats. It is "nip and tuck" between Harris and Black for sher il; Maclay and Minar for treasurer and Tattan and Learning for probate judge, with the chances a little in favor of "tuck." In some of these contests it will require the full returns to decide. The tabular statement herewith presented will be an interesting study. Lewis and Clarke Oon1ty. The Herald concedes election of entire democrrtic county ticket. Toole has car ried territory with majority of from 1000 to 1,500. Shergold.-Toole, 38; Sanders, 11. Chestnut.--Toole has 17 majority. Gorham.-Toole, 42; Sanders, 25. Fort Shaw.-Toole, 8; Sanders, 13. Augusta.-Toole, 131; Sanders, 39. The Conquerlag Hero. IhELENA, Nouember 3.-A large delega tion waited on Delegate Toole last even ing, with a brass band and torches, and escorted him to the residence of Governor Hautser. Toole carried Billings by 50 majority. The vote of Red Rock, Beaverhead county, was: Toole, 42; Sa: ders, 25. Bedford gives Toole, 26; Sanders, 19. Good bor IHelena. IIELEiNA, NOV. 3.-Helena gives 391 majority for Toole. His estimated ma jority in the territory is 2,000. Another Dispatch Would Have Settled It. Special to the River Press. GREAT FALLS, Nov. 3.-Great Falls gives Toole 173 out of 250. Another dispatch from Sanders and Power Would made it unanimous. Charley Voorhees May Get There Again. Special to theRiver Press. PORTLAND, November 3.--Very meagre returns are received from the election in Washington Territory. The weather is clear and cold and a large vote polled. In the cities and principal towns about one iifth of the votes were cast by women. The contest over the local officers were overshadowed in the interest of the fight on delegate. The republicans are inclined to think Charles S. Voorhees (Dem.) the present incumbent, is defeated by C. M. Bradshaw, (Rep.) by a small majority. It will not be possible to give the approxi mate figures before late to-morrow, night as the ticket was very long and the count slow." Massachusetts Clope. BoSTON, November $.-One hundred ind fifty-four cities and toWZsgly1 ASOi· ndree OFFICIAL ELECTION RETUTRN FO' CHOTEAU COUNTY, M.T., On TUESDAY, NbVEMBER 2d, 1886. For For For i For COUNTI B TE I COnTY ILEK I COUNTY COUNTY ISUPT. I PUYBUO I COUNTY COUNTY ELGATE COUNCIL HOUSE. SHEMIrF OEUA JGE SSESSO AND REC COMMISSIONERS ATTORNEY [1. CHL'S. ADMINBT7R CORONER 1RYOR. CHOTEAU COUNTY $ _ ELECTION PRECINCTS. oo o ' . Dem Rep. D R D R D R D R D D R D R D D R R D R D R D R D R D R Fort Benton ...........................179 96 172 105 148 127 137 140 134 141 149 125,164 114 198 8( 1-3 146 112 (01166 108 1'2 107 144 134 172 106 156 118 Sun River .........................24 28 15 37 13 38 32 1919 33 21 3 22 29 33 19 38 13 39 1'2 40 12 32 20 ... Choteau .................................... .. .. ....... . .... ... ... ... ..... . .. ... ... .. ... .... Great Falls............................ 172 78 141 109 183 117 119 130 120 130 120 13( X77 172 126 124 ... ..122. ... .22, 128 Sand Coulee ........................... . ..... . Birch Creek................ ......... ' Highwood................. 24 27 20 30 23 28 28 23 18 33 19 32;24 2630 2122 26252723 21 29 21 30 24 27 24 27 Shonkin ...............................38 30 40 27 17 50 26 41 28 40 20 48 33 34 39 28 31 25 34 43 30 38 22 46 35 33 34 34 33 35 Marias .................................. 17 2 7 12 7 12 14 5 6 13 7 12 11 8 17 2 11 10 11 17 2 Judith ................................. ... ....... Valleaux .... ..................1....... *10 3 7 7 7 . ... ... ... W' C3 .. .. ... 3 41 9 4 7 6." Perrysburg .............................. •. . . ... ... .. ... .. ... .. ... .. ........ "'............ Willow Creek ......................... ..... ".............................. Belt Creek ........................... .. .. .. ... ... ... ...... ... ... ......... ..... ....................... .. ...... Arrow Creek....................... ... ... ....... ... ..... ....... ... .............. ...... ... Willow Rounds ....................... .. ... .. ... ..... ... ......... .. .. ......... ............. ... ... ... .. .. Bynum ............................... ............ ...... .............. . ........ ..................... ........... Fort Conrad .............................. ... ... ... ... .. .......... ... ... .......... . ... ... ... .... ... ... ... . D upuyer .......................... ....... . .. . .. . .. .. ... ... .. .. . .. . .. . . .. .. . ... . .. Rocky Point ........................... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . . . . ... ... ... ... ... .. B e l l e v i e w . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crow Coulee ........... .... 13 1 ... 14 9 5 9 8 6 13 1 3 ... 1 6 8 8 6 ............ .. TOTAL ..................... MAJORITY......... Hewitt Elected. NEW YORK, November 3.-Six hundred and forty districts give Roosevelt 50,184; Hewitt, 70,502; George, 50,845. Villages and cities show net repnblican gain over two years ago of 274. Total prohibition vote so far reported, 376. Another Shock. Special to the River Press. CHARLESTON, November 1.--There was another shock of earthquake at Summer vill at 8:25 this morning but not severe. All is quiet here. The spring described in the Custom House yard, yesterday, proves to be a break in the water pipe. Surveyor Beattie Shot. Special to the River Press. NEW YORK, November 2.-Surveyor Beattie, shot by a discharged customs in spector yesterday, is much improved this morning. His physician's report that his condition is most encouraging. The ball, which lodged in the muscle of the left side, has not as yet been probed for or even located, but as the patient has had no internal hemorrhage it is believed that the ball did not touch a vital part. Under the influence of morphine the surveyor passed a comfortable night. ------.umP. )N-m--- Another Line of Steamers. Special to the River Press. LONDON, Nov. 1.--Sir. Edward Walkin,. the well known railway magnate,proposes the re-establishment of a line of trans atlantic steamers in connection with the Canadian Pacific Railway. Powderly and the Cardinal. BALTIMORE, October, 30.-The Sun this morning had the following: Grand Mas ter Workman Powderly, of the Knights of Labor, was in this city Thursday and cal led on Cardinal Gibbons at: his residence, where the conference of Prelates Was held to discuss questions affecting the welfare of the Catholic church in the United States, relation and duties of Catholics who are Knights of Labor. Powderly had two in terviews with the Cardinal, and laid be fore him the constitution and by-laws of the order. He also spoke of purposes of the Knights, and how in his opinicn they were the organization not included in the rules of the church. against secret so cieties which promise blind obedience. Utterances of Powderly were carefully noted and presented to the church of Bishops. The Grand Master Workman was wholly unexpected and unknown among Knights in this city, who did not look for him before liext week. It' was known that he would visit Cardinal Gib bons in obedience to instrucations from the convention of Knights held at iRichmond. It is said that he went away 'frOm Baltl more assured that his organization would not be interfered with. . .. -..4.3 'Hn,. c m-- -- . -. The Helena and Northeirn . Yesterday an organization was effected for the Helena &. ~orthern rail road comnpany and articles of ineorporation were filed iin the office of Secretary Webb. The ineorpriit tors aire Gov. S. 'F Ia ser, '-. C. A. VM-1. nolter, Alber t Kleinschtinidt, IL M. PEarctene ad"i u Klein. The captita stock is $0, The objpets of the! corporation as e clared in their Articles are to4 bild .ail road from Holeoa by w*y Of Su r and Fort Beton the rt O·ftheterritory of MontanaaI build vartous n t Wated. edl o poi ha h noiy - cally ideni eI haas bullt( the teriiKO i' tain arid the Boulder valley roads. The first work done by the Helena & Northern company will be the building of the Marysville extension from Helena, which will be done immediately. Within ten days a contract on that line will be let, and the road will be in course of construc tion. As soon as the work can be com pleted it will be put in operation. It is also probable that a contract will be let very soon on the northern division to build as quickly as possible to the coal fields on the Dearborn.-Independent. Letter List. The following is a list of letters remain ing in the post office at Fort Benton, M. T., for the week ending October 30, 1886: Bashor M L Rouse Theodore F Bishop Edmond 2 Rouse Geo WV Bell Mrs Mahlon Rainey George Etting W W Stuart Chas Fogelsonger W H Smith Miss Ruth Gillam John Skerrett R D Hagg J L Schaffc Carl Heaney David 2 Tutt Jno C Juliusen Johan B Tower Finlay II Jacobs John S Towers Mr Larson Zack Thomas A J Morrison Geo Terry James McDonaldMissAnnie Thomas W H Nicolason Mrs Helen Taylor Frank Ogle John Wilkinson Henry Price Geo M 2 Wely Mrs M Proctor Clarence E Walin Mrs Ettie 2 Potts Mrs L M Persons calling for aiy, of the above let ters will please say "Advertised." M. A. FLANAGAN, P. MI. Stock Notes. It is stated that the cattle ranging in the Judith were never in finer condition than at present. Four hundred and sixty-five Montana sheep were sold in Chicago on the 25th inst. at $3:80. The Musselshell pool sole~' 268 head of 1,208 pound cattle in Chicago on the 25th inst. at $3:75. Messrs. Babcock and David lost every horse belonging to them in the recent raid of Piegans in the vicinity of Utica. The drive of beef cattle to the Blackfeet agency by the Conrad-Price outfit has been concluded. This last drive completes the contract. Wolves are becoming so numerous on the Shonkin range that the stockmen are seriously agitating the subject of employ ing men to put'out baits In order to rid the range-of these pests. : The Shonkjn round-up party are now at Spring Coulee. They have been working down fromn Deep Creek. We have been informed that the branding thus far is something above the average of former years. F. C. Poole and Frank Bain, prominent wool growers of the Wolf creek country, were at Great Falls a day or two ago with 150 bucks which were purchased from E. Beach at Augusta. The purchase was made for themselves and other wool grow e ra ·Iknr thniv winirr ers in their vicinity. The wool growers' of the Northwest Territory-Calgary district-held a meet ing recently and diseussed their industry at length. The tollowing gentlemen, well kntown inFort Benton, took part: Frank SWhi',. Alex. Begg aid 'Mr; Pettaplece. T'i:tu ,t't-ring ateri havinig di-posed of other important busine.'s relating to for eign wool mtirkets dtecide that; just at present, It was not necessary to orgairti xa AflItal Si4tifnl, but tunauiunoisly le* :cited to hppoint a commit tee consisting of Judge 'Tr vis rad White, Ruther. Sord, Johns'ton, Pet'ee-, Martin and Bannister, to watC Wool growers' in =as ,that, s d ta:.fqaod Ilecess; CROWS vs. SIOUX. A Hot Fight on the Reservation--Five Good Indians. A report received from Fort Custer Fri day is to the effect that about 3 o'clock in the afternoon of that day a party of Crow Indians camping on the Little Horn river, about three miles south of Fort Custer, were (surprised and fired upon by about fifty Sioux. The Crows, who greatly out nunmbAred the Sioux, returned the fire, and a pitched battle ensued, which termi nated by the Sioux retreating with a loss of five tiled and several wounded. 'Sev eral Cr is Were alsi wnded. Yester day m infive companies of cavalry went after the Sioux, but up to last ac counts d not succeeded in capturing them. :he Crows'scalped the dead Sioux, and a rcliable report says they: are holding a war imeeting and all have their war paint on. The commanding officer of Fort Cus ter has snt two compalies to the agency to stop them if possible. Further trouble is expec.ed.-Miles City Journal. River Ripples. The Iik1ouri river at Pierre, D. T., is lower thin was ever known before. The Eclipse will start up the river at once. Capt. Gould has orders to get to Dauphin. rapids and take the wool left by the R ebud from there, if it takes all winter. 4t is probable he will return to Rocky Pint and if no great difficulties are experienced she will start immediately for Clagett and remove the wool at that point. The Roebud has been undergoing re pairs at Bismarck, and is now on her way to Poplar~ier and Buford. Steamb/ ting has not been profitable to the uppe sve transportation company du rig theseson and $25,000 will scarcely cover th es. Among the incidents ofl the camp ýi are two steamboats badly crippled, .quiring entire overhauling of the hulls, ides the usual delays caused by low wois. Two Years Ago. This 'i y ay the vote stood by coun ties two y . ag6. The table will be Con venient for Terence and comparison: SKnowles. Toole. Beaverhead. . ................ 136 Chotean .: f. ... ............ 158 Custer ..... <. .... ............ 34 Daw son..... :. , ......... 124 Deer Lodge. . ............. 78 Gallatin... .............. 100 Jefferson . . 164 Lewis an ................ 61 Madisou... a 34 Meagh~ir. 73 SMissoula .. ......... 2 Silver Bow ... 20 Yellowstone . ......... 75 Total m 480 629 :_rn aItt torial Wards. Prof. W. Wylie, territorial superin tendent of ic instruction, has lately been east v the territory's wards at special se there. The territory is educating f eaf mutes at an institution near Phila a, two feeble-minded mutes at an . nstitution in Pennsylva nia for ti ation of feeble-minded children, blind child at. a school near Wasi All .are doing well. The inteli . .tes are learning not only to read, wrii overae ini the sign lan guage and r teligena t conceptions of what: he d read about, :but are making pr itecrn.lig to their ages in the powe i spcih. e, tha seemingl impossible lieliment thiat tes ilts from c d of the vocalOgans. The Thi the Cdlumbia nstitu tiozi isýl J apidly in the eu atio es'ded efor that unfor uifate e w. : .mte bwhe eo. tibtitios ate ally unfortuna-te * ):. . - reason of their being feeble-minded, are being trained by intelligent and experi enced efforts to become, so far as possible, useful and happy members of society. Independent. The Festive Indian. The Indians at the agency of the Black feet have, heretofore been granted immu nity for the crime of stealing horses. Sto len horses would be brought to the agency, taken away from the Indians by the agent, after which they would be severely lectured on the error of their ways and ;Hen-al lowed to depart in peace. This, it seems, has been the humane(?) policy of the past. The new agent,) Maj. Baldwin, will stand no such nonsense and will assist at all times in securing the arrest of Indian thieves and turning them over to the prop er authorities. The necessity for troops in the vicinity of the agency is daily becoming more ap parent, and even if Fort Shaw is not aban cloned there should be troops placed at Cut Bank or in that vicinity. Even a one company post would have a beneficial ef fect. We have repeatedly set forth the reason why something of this kind should be done. In nearly all instances war par ties from the north take this route; it brings them close to their friends and rel atives, the Piegans, where they are usu ally outfitted with provisions. After this is gone they are in a country filled with stock and of course they subsist on good, fat beef. It is most time that raiding was stopped, and if the government cannot do it other means will be tried. Our stockmen will not submit to it much longer. When the green grass comes next spring and the sportive Indian goes on the warpath, they will be met and followed by sturdy, resolute men, and the Indians will never more-return to their lodges and there will be weeping and wailing in the r camps of the Bloods and Piegans. f Stock Matters. At a meeting of the executive committee of the Stock GroweFs' Association, held at Helena, October, 22d and 23rd, 1886, the following resolution was unanimously apopted : Resolved, That we heartily commend the efforts that are being made by the of ficers of the international range association, to secure uniform live stock sanitary regu lations in the western states and territo ries, and we assure them of our willing ness to co-operate with them in carrying out all measures tending to protect the range cattle industry from disease. At the earnest request of the executive committee, deputy veterinarian, Dr. Her bert Holloway; issued the following cir cular: To whom it may concern: I am directed by, the executive commit tee of the Montana Stock Growers' Asso ciation, to give public notice that the quarantine regulations of Montana Terri tory will be rigidly enforced, and all parties violating the same will be prosecu teld to the full extent of the law. All .cattle coming into Montana from east of the Montana line, are hereby required to stop at the stock yards at Glendive, on the Nbrthern Picific- railroad, until passed uItpor by th': territorial veterinarian or le gally auithorized deputy. Shippers -are requested to notify terr torial veteriniry surgeon at :Mileseity, Ftarmng time when stockwill arrive. at G'eidive, an& all stock shipped over Ulon Pacific-or' branches;, are required to stopa Spring [ill;, and shippers will no ti~ erritorial rveteinary surgeon at Eaminations of cattle will be mide THE CHEYENNES ON THE WAR PATH. Report That They are Murdering Settlers on Tongue River--The Troops in the Field. Special to the River Press. MILES CITY, October 26.-A few days ago a Cheyenne chief named Crazy Head and two braves were arrested on their res ervation on Tongue river, 100 miles from here, by the civil officers, charged with killing sheep of the local raisers. The In dians were brought to this city and jailed. The Cheyennes have been troublesome to cattle. owners for some years and have al together developed a spirit of piunder and lawlessness. To-day word was received at the government post that the Cheyennes had made a break and would be revenged upon the whites for the indignity put on their chief by arresting him. It is au thentically reported that six men were killed on the upper river and the women and children of the settlers are flyingefor safety. Three companies of United States troops have been ordered to the scene of the outbreak and are already moving by forced marches. They can reach there in a day. The agent is Capt. Upshaw. The agency is not connected by telegraph and is totally unprotected. There are several hundred Indians at the agency, rations be ing drawn by over 450. An Elopement. Special to the River Press. DEER LODGE, M. T., Oct. 26.--A very sensational elopement occurred here last night, the parties being James E. Stuart, a telegraph operator at this place, a well known and highly esteemed young man of good family and a nephew of Hon. Granville Stuart, and Miss Eloise McMillan, a niece of Rev. Dr. McMillan, a very estimable young lady, a pupil of the College of Montana. The bride's guardian it appears learned of the intended elopment and made careful arrangements for taking the young lady to her home in Chicago. In some unaccountable manner [the young people escaped the vigilance of iallonerned and reached Garrison in a still more mysterious manner, where she and Mr. Stuart were married at 6:20 this morning. The couple returned this after noon and will be serenaded by friends to night. The Post Office Removed. r Special to the River Press. BUTTE, M. T., Oct., 2G.-To-day a tele gram from Washington received by post master Smith late last night determines that the post office shall be removed up Main street one block, into the Miner's Union building. Mr. Smith was notified three weeks ago by the post office auditor to take out a new lease by the 24th and t vacate. A telegram to Washington . brought out the above decision. A gang Sof men was put to work to-day to put the 3 building in proper condition. This decis Sion will break the hearts of thelower Main and Park street merchants who had deci 3 ded that the post office must come down' Stown. A Sad Affair. t Special to the River Press. HELENA, M. T., Oct. 28.-Yesterday af r ternoon R. S. Ford came in from Sun j River accompanied by Geo. W. Dickey, a j relative from Franklin, Ky., and the lat Ster's daughter. Mr. Dickey is suffering with some cerebral trouble and has been stopping at Mr. Ford's ranch for his health, but with no good results. The party went to the Grand Central Hotel, and Mr. Dickey and his daughter went to their rooms up stairs. There Mr. Dickey was seized with a sudden frenzy and catching up a chair he hurled it through the window and was about to take a fatal jump to the street below, when his daugh ter rushed in and held him until other as sistance came. .. . • . 1411D, .-I.- 4 R ,, . . A Big Failure at Miles City. Special to the River Press. .MtEs CITY, M. T., Oct. 28.-Attach ments aggregating $25,000 were to-day levi ed on the Miles City Dressed Beef Co, of Dustin & Co. The works are closed down and numerous others attachments will be levied to-morrow by local creditors who since the desperate state of affairs has be ecme-known are as thick as the leaves on trees. The principal attachments were lev ied by all parties for something over $18;000 and the full liabilities of the firm are sup posed to be $75,000. The senior member of the firmnis now in the East, it is said for the purpose of making settlement. The cause of the failure was on account of the loss by fire three months ago and the new abbatoir was built on 'credit. Dustio failed to meet the run on his bank at Lincoln, Ill., yesterday, and the credi tors of the abbatoir placed their attach ments ihimedlately. Cutting Again. Special to the River Press. Nw Oix.A2se, Oct. 27.-A sp cial to the0Tires Deinocrat from Elp so Texas, says: Cutting is here concoctng a scheme to mlest 10,000 Tm.en to Invde tMexico for the purpwsy of conquering the three states otChtht i, 8ora'aid Dorngo r4 erecting a republic.