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CITY AND STATE.
From Wednesday's Daily. Send your watch aod jewelry repair work to D. G. Lock wood's jewelry etore. Mr9. Theodore Danielson and child ren returned today from Righwood, where they have been visiting - with relatives. J. H. Wicks, of Des Moines, Iowa, arrived in the city this morning and has taken the position of drug clerk in D. G. Lockwood's store. The plat of the Alonzo Smith addi» tion to the Harlem townsite was ac cepted by the county commissioners today, and filed in the office of the clerk and recorder. Advices from Lewistown state that a decree of divorce has been granted in the district court in the suit of Ellen A- Zilisch against B. O. Zilisch, former residents of this city. Assessor Lewis has completed the annual roll of citizens of Chouteau county who are subject to military duty, which will be filed with the state authorities. There are about 995 names on the list. At a recent meeting of the I. O. O. F. lodge of this city the following officers were installed for a period of six months: John Muir, N. G.: Cyrus T. Neubert, V. G.: Frank Hadley, record ing secretary: R. Cowan, permanent secretary: C. H. Boyle, treasurer. The vote cast at the election to ex tend the municipal limits of this city was canvassed by the county commis sioners today, and was found to be in favor of the proposition. The territory affected was declared to be within the corporate limits from and after this date. The last public wool sale of the sea son at Great Falls was held yester day, the prices ranging from 16f to 20i cents. The top figure was received by A. H. Fey, of Gold Butte. The to tal sales of the season in the Great Falls market are estimated at about 3,500,000 pounds. It is reported from Havre that John Dennis, a man who was ordered out of town a few days ago, met with a fatal accident near Chester. He was riding the rods of a freight train when he fell olï, the train passing over both his leys and causing injuries that re sulted in his death yesterday. A dispatch from Glendive says a man named John Hidore has been ar rested in the northwestern part of Dawson county as a suspected horse thief, the arrest being made by Stock Inspector Hall and two other officers. He is believed to be a member of the gang of rustlers who stole nearly two hundred horses in the country south of Harlem last winter, when efforts to locate them were unsuccessful al though they were trailed some dis tance south of the Missouri river, it is stated that the authorities are searching for other members of the gang and hope to round them up. NOTICE.— If you send during thin month your watch to Jesse Collom, Great Falls, Mont., he will clean and warrant it one year for $1.50. * From Thursday's Daily. G. J, Kyan, the well known sheep man, of Big Sandy, was renewing ac quaintance with Fort Benton friends today. In the district court yesterday after noon, Frank Thornber was appointed administrator of the estate of Edward Thornber, deceased, his bond being fixed at$500. A dispatch from Lewistown reports the sale of the Sam Phillips wool clip in that city at liOS cents, and a small lot of about 000 pounds at "21 cents. These are among the top prices of the season. Road matters in various parts of the county occupied the attention of the board of commissioners today. Bids for the construction of a bridire across tiie Marias riyer will be re ceived by the board tomorrow. It is reported that the Great Falls Hardware company, which has been running a branch store at Havre for several months past, under the name of the Havre Hardware company, has sold out the same to the Havre Com mercial company. O. E. Peppard, the well known bridge contractor and builder of Mis soula, is among the visitors in the city today. Mr. Peppard says west ern Montana, like this part of the state, is suffering from lack of rain, and the fruit, grain and hay crops will be considerably below the average of former seasons. Advices from Havre report that a Great Northern brakeman named Peasley has been arrested and bound over to the district court on a charge of offering to carry passengers from Havre to Spokane at the low rate of S4. It is alleged that he did consider able business in this line by keeping his passengers ou the end of the bag gage car. Geo. L. King, who recently went east with a mutton shipment owned by C. H. Merrill, returned today, having placed the outfit in feed lots at Trevor, Wis., pending the settlement of the strike at the Chicago stockyards. Mr. King reports that North Dakota and Minnesota have been deluged with ex cessive rains, while crops in Wiscon sin and Illinois are suffering from drouth. C. R. Buffington, of Miles City, ar rived from the west today and is mak ing arrangements to build one of the new Crago water lifters here, to demonstrate its merits. Several im provements have been made in the device since Mr. Crago built his first current pumping apparatus some sis years ago. and it is reported to be giving good satisfaction in the Yel lowstone country and other parts of Montana. The state rights for the lifter have been purchased by Mr. Buffington and others at a cost of sev eral thousand dollars. Notice .—If you send during this month your watch to Jesse Collom, Great Falls, Mont., he will clean and warrant it one year for SI.50. * From Friday's Daily Ask for some of that delicious Dowie candy at Power's. * Lots of Baker painted cattle wire («; ;.75 cash at the Hardware. * You can always get the very best rope on the market at the Hardware. * F. H. Crago, of Whitehall, arrived in the city this morning and is inter viewing the farmers in this vicinity in the interest of his new irrigating pump which he invented and upon which ho recently secured a patent. County Attorney Pray returned this morning from a visit east, during which he attended the republican national convention at Chicago, the democratic national convention and the World's Fair at St. Louis. Mrs. Pray is visiting with friends at St. Joseph, Mo., and will return home next month. In the suit of E. A. Marriott against tiie trustees of the Chinook school dis^' trict to prevent the sale of bonds to build a new school house, which was before the district court today, it was ordered that defendants be required to show cause on August 10 why a temporary injunction should not issue in said action. Several local stockmen who attend ed the recent meeting in Helena for the purpose of discussing the cattle dipping problem, returned home to day. It lias been practically decided that the federal regulations will be carried into effect next spring, and arrangements will be made to con struct the necessary dipping plants. The next state legislature will be asked to pass a law to compel the dipping of all cattle affected with mange or tiiat have beeu exposed to the disease, i.u order to prevent fur ther trouble. Notice .—If you send during this month your watch to Jesse Collom, Great Falls. Mont., he will clean and warrant it. one year for $1.50. .Montana Stockmen Meet. Helena , July 20.—Representatives of the leading cattle interests of the state are in session here today, the purpose of the meeting being to devise means for securing uniformity in the observance of the laws for the pre vention of the spread of disease among cattle. The dipping of cattle about to be shipped out of the state is one of the subjects under considera tion. A committee of five members was appointed to take under consideration dipping, and another committee will be named to have charge of the subject of legislation in the interests the cattlemen of the state. John T. Murphy of Helena is chairman of the meeting and Clyde Smith secretary. The meeting also appointed a com mittee to attend a convention to be held at Denver next month for the purpose of investigating conditions in tiie western states regarding land leas ing and forest reserves. At this con vention the delegates from tiie western states will meet officials representing the government, and the Montana del egation goes instructed by formal res olution as to the positiou of the stock interests of the state concerning the matters that are to be considered. Helena Ne« s Notes. Helena , July 21.—The third trial of James Keerl for the alleged murder of Thomas Crystal in the Milwaukee saloon iu this city will take place at Great Falls in Judge Leslie's court. A change of venue in the case was to day granted by Judge Smith, befor whom the last trial was held, when the jury disagreed. The state board of equalization took no action at its meeting today, the board merely looking over some of the reports of the assessments of th various counties. The indications at the present time are that the state's assessment, exclusive of railraod val uations, will fall a little over a mil lion short of what it was one year ago. Deputy United States Marshal George W. Faust returned yesterday from Browuing, where he went to ar rest William Sellew ou a charge of selling whisky to Indians on the Fourth of July. Sellew was arraigned before Commissioner J. M. Arnoux and was bound over to the United States court in a $500 bond, which he furnished. Sellew is an old-time scout and carries letters of recommendation fröm Generals Miles. Brooke and Chaffee. MONTANA NEWS BKIEFLETS. A Budget of Readable Short Items from Various Parts of the State. Helena , July 19.—It is estimated that it will take $77,500 to run the Helena public schools during the com ing school year. This estimate was presented to the school board at its regular meeting by Clerk Thomas E. Goodwin. It was also estimated that the total receipts will be $86,100. Bozeman , July 19.—Dr. V. K. Chestnut returned today to the vicinity of Big Timber, where he, with Dr. Marshall of the United States depart ment of agriculture, is studying the loco" poison. The chief place of of operations has been moved from near Melville to a point on Ten Mile creek. The investigation of the pois on seems very difficult and puzzling, and no definite results are yet ready for report. Lewistown , July 19.—John Yello watz, an Austrian who is employed in the wool warehouse here, was hit on the head by the handle of one of the baling machines last night and it probably fatally injured, his brain be exposed by the blow. He had helped to work the machine, and the wool was pressed down ready to put on the wires. Yellowats leaned over to arrange the catch which holds the g, when the handle came down on his head with terrific force. Missoula , July 19. —A communica tion was received by Congressman J. M. Dixon from the department of the interior at Washington to the effect that hereafter the state institution for the blind, deaf and dumb at Boulder will admit Indian patients from th'e reservations in Montana. The state institution is to care for the affiicted wards of the government and the gov ernment is to reimburse the state for their care. Butte , July 19.—The request of the Aetna Bank & Trust company that the assessment on their property be re duced from $100,500 to $5,504 was tak en up before the board of equalization this morning, and as the request was not granted, it is probable that the matter wil! be taken to the courts. The question came up on a petition made by Cashier A. B. Clements, ask that the assessment of $95,000 made on the franchise of the company be stricken from the assessment. Billings , July 20.—The officers of Yellowstone county would like to find Frank Edwards, reported to be a sheep hearer. Edwards, it is alleged, is is about $100 ahead of the town by reason of having passed two forged checks in this city Saturday night. The fact that the checks were forgeries was not ascertained until yesterday. Butte , July 20.—Alone and pénni less, A. G. Berg, a decorator and pa per hanger, died tonight in a barn in the rear of 442 East Broadway. While nothing definite is known as to the cause of death, it is believed he, fell through a hole from the hay loft to the lloor below. A deep cut was found on his forehead, indicating that his skull was.probably fractured. Kali spell, July 20.—That Flathead county is forging to the front rank among the counties of the state is shown by the returns of the assessor. Last year Flathead jumped from the sixth to the fifth class, aud after the as sessor made his report this year showing an assessed valuation of more than $0,000,000 without tiie railroad, which will add $3,000,000 more, it will be seen that the county will be placed in the fourth class. Miles City , July 20.—Justice Gibb today returned Iiis decision in the grand larceny case against B. I< Butcher and John Bennett, which he had under advisement several day They were both charged with two separate offenses, the killing of an "A. A." steer and also of a "Mill Iron'' steer. The witness iu each case was John Barrow, and sufficient ani mus was brought out during the trials to lead the court to discredit the testi mouy and freed them from being held to the district court. Butte , July 20.—John B. Read, the well known newspaper mau, returned yesterday from St. Louis, where he had been superintending the publica tion of the pamphlet descriptive of the resources of the state of Montana. The book was expected to be out June 10, but so large was the edition run off that the pamphlet has just, been issued. Mr. Read spent considerable time in getting out this publication. He gathered statistics from all over the state, and then wove them into a complete description. The result a book of 82 pages, profusely ill 1 rated. May HuiUl Dipping Plants Helena , July 19. —There will be au important meeting of the cattlemen of the state here tomorrow to take action looking to the establishment of a sys tern by which uniformity on the part of all stockmen iu the matter of dip ping cattle that are to be shipped out of the state may be effected. At present the order requiring dip ping caunot be uniformly enforced, aud the cattlemen hold that unless there can be a thorough observance of the order the objects sought cannot be obtained. It is proposed to form pools of the big cattle interests for the building of dipping plants, so as to secure a general observance of the law . and at the same time reduce the cost of the dipping process to the minimum. .tnother Suit Against licinzc. Butte , July 19.—F. A. Heinze was made defendant in another large dam age suit today. The Parrot Mining company sued him and others in the district court of the county to recover the sum of $2.200,000 and costs. The suit was brought to force Heinze and his fellow defendants to pay for ore which they are charged with taking from the Parrot company's property. Heinze and the other defendants are accused in the complaint of having abstracted from the Little Mina min ■ claim, the property of the Parrot company, large quantities of valuable ores and metals amounting in value to $2,200,000. It is charged that tiie s were appropriated by the defen dants prior to January, 1904, and that they entered the Little Mina ground by means of the workings on the Nip per claim. The Parrot Mining com pany is one of the Amalgamated com pany holdings. Brutally Torture«!. A case came to light that for per intent and unmerciful torture has per laps never been equaled. Joe Goio bick of Colusa, Calif, writes. "For .5 years L endured insufferable pain rorri Rheumatism and nothing re ievad me though I tried everything tnuwn. I came across Electric Bit err and it's the greatest medicine on earth for that trouble. A few bottles of it completely relieved and cured me." Just as good for Liver and Kidney troubles and general debility. Only 50c. Satisfaction guaranteed by D. G. Lockwood, druggist. Terms of Court, 1904. chouteau county. Tuesday, October 25. valley county. Tuesday, September 27. Saturday, November c. teton county. Monday, September 12. Monday, December 12. If tiie Stalvy is Cutting Teeth, Be sure and nee that old and well-tried remedy, Mrs. Winslow'b Soothing Syrup for children teething. It soothes the child, eottene the gums, allays all pain, cures wind colic and is the beet remedy for diarrhcea. Twenty-live cents a bottle. Household Effects for Sale. A quantity of household troods for sale, in cluding a piano, ice box. ice cream freezer, lawn mower, book case, bedroom set, dining table, chairs, open stove and other articles. MHS. C. D. CRÜTCHEK. Notice of Annual Meeting. lie regular annual meeting of the Benton »ep Co. will be held on Tuesday, Augusts, at in., at the office of the Secretary and Treas r. C. H. HAG LAND, Sec. and Treas. House For Sale. A seven-room house, with all modern conven iences, a good stable and out-buildings. Address R. îv. V., River Frees. House for Sale or Rent. House for sah 1 or rent. For particulars apply o MRS. OHAS. HOWE, Port Benton, Mont. For County Treasurer. Having been a resident and tax paver of Chou- teau county for the past twenty-four years, respectfully subir it myseif as a candidate for the nomination for county treasurer, subject to the will of the republican convention. -j. f. patterson. Special Meeting. Notice is hereby given that the board of county commissioners has reconsidered its action in re gard to the date of considering plat of addition to the town of Havre, previously announced for July 30th, and will take action upon same plat. August 8th, 1904. instead of at the time previous ly announced. By order of the board of county commissioners. E. FRANK SA VRE, Clerk of the Board. Five Dollars Reward. Estrayed — A bay work horse, branded Rl on right shoulder, and about eiirlit years old. Bfl Five dollars reward is offered for his return to J. F. PATTERSON, Fort Benton. Wanted. Reliable party to take ewes on shares hnd wethers to winter. J. B, I.UXG & CO. Great Falls, Mont. Sheep for Sale. About '.V.I00 young ewes, heavy shearers, and 1 ,500 lambs; also 60 bucks. Would like to sell before shearing. I'. II. SCHWAHTZ, liig Sandy. Notice of Hearing. In the District Court of the Twelfth Judicial District of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Chouteau. In the'matter of the estate of Richard Bate, deceased. It. appearing to this court by the verified peti tion this day presented and filed herein by Mary Ann Godfrey, the administratrix of the estate of Richard Bate, deceased, that it is necessary to sell the whole of the property of every character of the estate of said Richard Bate, deceased, to pay the debts of the decedent and the expenses and charges of administration, It is therefore ordered by this court that all persons interested in the estate of said deceased appear before the said district court on Thursday, the 18th day of August, 11104, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon of said day, at the court room of said district court at the court house in the city of Fort Benton, in said county of Chou teau, state of Montana, to show cause why an ortler should not be granted to said administra trix to sell all ami singular the property of every character of said estate; and it is further ordered that a copy of this order be published four suc cessive weeks in the River Press a newspaper printed and published in said city of Fort Bex. ton and county of Chouteau. Dated, July 11th, 1904. J NO. \V. T ATT AN, Judge of the Twelfth Judicial District of the State of Montana. DR. GEO. H. TAYLOR, DENTIST. Fort Benton, Mont. Office located in Stockmen's National Batik Building. Phone V F. Water right blanks— only correct form published—for sale at the River Pkess office. T. C. Power & Bro To our Patrons and Customers : For the past thirty years or more we have held deposits for many of our customers who preferred to leave money with us. Previous to the present time we have not solicited deposits, but have carried same as a matter of accommodation to our customers. Commencing July 1st, 1904, we beg to advise that we will be pleased to accept de- posits from any of our customers. We will provide you with check books, issue interest- bearing certificates for time deposits, and provide you with Chicago exchange without cost. Respectfully, T. C. POWER & BRO., L'td. JOS. SULLIVAN, Saddle am Har ness Manufacturer. Agent for the Celebrated MITCHELL MOUNTAIN WAGONS McCormick Mowers, Reapers and Steel Rakes! Standard Binding Twine Wagon Sheets, Stockmen's Bed Sheets, Tarpaulins. Best Line of Saddlery Goods of every description Will manufacture any goods in my line on short notice. Mailorder» will receive prompt attention. JOS. SULLIVAN FRONT ST.. FORT BENTON. BRIGHT' S MERCANTILE AGENCY Reporting, Collecting, Publishing and Rating in the United States or Canada. DULUTh, MAIN OFFICE, 09 TOKRET BUILDING MINNESOTA Write ioi terms. Reference: First National Bank, Duluth (LIMITED).