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«tarnt 4 C#) :"?Ç?!?23 Price, 10 Cents. VOL. I. NO. 294. LIVINGSTON, MONTANA, WEDSESDAY EVENING, MAY 14, 1884. ïïm §8% Œtdtvpttet, Published every day except Sunday. KTGBT & HENDRY, : Publishers. ^IVlXGCTOtfi M T., MAY U. 1884. TEEMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. •; '• y li . -vii......................... $13 00 (mill; Uv mail....................... fi 00 Mouths, ir mail.............. 3 00 T > ( IT Y 'SUBSCRIBERS: ,n< every evening.........1.35 per month. . lOcta or in ore...................5cts each. \D.VBRTi»lNt;; RATE y : 7 , . 1 ' Hvertisemeuts, rati« will he given ution. i-dicep for «ne insertion onlv. fifteen . Vor two or more insertions, ten line each. PÏJY SiCAN AND fUTtCEON. ' , rvi.^fOX ' - MOJtfANA. Lei'Ve o nier 8 tit P. O. drug store. L!J::> DROT.-IeRS, . i' Ä RKAL ESTATE DEALERS. ' poimence solicited. Office on main street. ' GTE RLEY & AYRAULT, REAL ESTATE, FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE. ft I Y E R S 1 D E A D D I T I O N. orrespondeiioe solicited. Office on Main Street . V •/. CliAMBJiRLIN, • ji # 1 : \\ii ESTATE AND INSURANCE. -Age*j* roui Pauk ax» Palaoh Additox»— 'dirVorreppondcnco solicited. Office on Park Street opposite Depot. 2 A .SMI T H, - attorney at law — Office 011 Main street, Boar 1 T # rade room. 1 EOltOS HA1/DORN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. LIVINGSTON, - - MONTANA. £1 I). ALTON, y. D., „ -SURGEON,— N. P. R. R. Co. Office Main street, in Dodson building opp. P. O. Bank of Livingston. STCBBINS, MUND & CO., Livingston, Montant? Transacts a GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS. Exchange on all the principal cities of the United States and Europe. Interest Allowed ox TIME DEPOSITS. Collection? made a.specialty. Correspond ence solicited. ASSOCIATED BANKS. Wem?, Mum! Co , Miles City, btebbin«, Co., Billings. St«> bins,- Conrad & Co., Buffalo. Wyo't Merchants National Bank, Deadwood, D. T. htel bins. Mund & Fox, Central. I). T. Htebbine, Fox & Co , 8p< artlfih, D. T. A. L. LOVE, Cashier. V. . Pogautt, Pre^t. I». H. Dcdloxg, Cash'r. r he Cooke Bank, COOKE, MONTANA. Transact a Gérerai Banking Business. hi v in id -ell exchange on all parts of the worn. Mining and gençral Conyey nncitgdone \yitL accuracy v and diè patch, vt > > ; / * Legal Ccuhuel Gcnnccted with Bank. O t > H \ ( 1 n n K.séo x nuk t ? :—L if st * National Hank. I.;vii tet'ui; First National Rank, St. Paul: First National Rank,-Chicago; Importers and Traders, New York. re r OF LIVINGSTON, MONT. Authorized Capitol,* CaAh Capital. $350,000 OO 00.000 00 [cfeaie B01M ét Solô on si! peris oi ftl'VKtt. C oliections IVIacJe And ail Ranking business prompt! aU* mum to. mm OFFICERS: U hvixii'-nH, Preà.' D. E. Fogarty, Cariihr < 'ni: UKH vonM ercantile Nation;* *'• w V.-rk: National Funk W tttlftoi--. Utncago •'am. of Mimif.-oitt, St Paul. E. J. Chamberlin, Real Estate and Insurance 00 Agent Park, Palace, and Minnesota Additions—All Within ten minutes walk from Business. 3 k£ixin.@sota. ™£^d.d_iti©n, Lying on + he broad space of level ground adjoining the original townsite on the east, lias just been platted and lots are now in the market at prices ranging from to $100, Convenient to Business and the Railroad Shops. Building has already commenced. A Liberal Reduction to Parties lmprovIng]Property. Fnnw Ifflmt Vi y Residences for sal$s or rent. Business lots in all parts of the town. Ranches, im proved and unimproved, ranging from $1,000 to $0,000, on easy terms. Two ranches suitable for stock business on a large scale. Plats of Gallatin county, east of tiie range. Entries made under the homestead,pre-emption,and desert land law. Insviian.ce I Six of die oldest and strongest companies doing business, which- personal acquaint ance and experience enables me to endorse. Good policy forms that insure prompt payment on honest losses. Qfo.ce on Park • St., Livingston, mmsrmmmom "*K>\ rI2ESL Qj Q 0 ]AS. ENNIS&C 0 . WHOLESALE AND RETAIL utchers! Game in Season, jp&TJxjr^cir, Mss, Bier, Eggs, Elc. IT yorrp ïUHÜ RANCHERS' ORDERS -GIVEN PROMPT ATTENTION. Orders called for daily and delivered. (§**/ BOUGHT : 6 © G >/WOOL and HIDES.\^ Brunswick Hotel ! IVî. Cj MURPHY, Propr. Tliis elegantly appointed and carefpllv managed hotel is now ready for the reception 0 guest? Travelers!...PKing neat ai d coirlcrtal le rooms and a veil supplied table will find themat the BRUNSWICK, opwisite |,o?sengtv depot, Livingston, Montana J PEASE'S OLD STAN J, Feed An d Sä ®i m - Trie Cheapes PLACE. s'il Liverp in Town. F. E SJf Y DEB. P op. THE FIRST NATIONAL. A Description of its New Building: and Some Reference to the Bank. ^ To-day for the first time the First Na tional Bank of Livingston is established and doing business in its new building on 0 the corner of Park and Second streets; it is therefore an appropriate occasion to re fer at some length to the institution itself and to the edilice which it will henceforth occupy—both fit objects of pride on the part of all residents of Livingston. TIIE BUILDING was planned, generally, as early as the idea of a National bank in Livingston was conceived by its founders, and readers of the Enterprise will remember that be fore the bank began business the arelii tect's plans of the present building were described in these columns. Owing to various delays in selecting a site the build ing was not begun until in September, when the three lots on the corner of Park and Second streets were secured—the one by the First National and the other two by James II. Boardman and John J. Donnelly, two of ^ Its directors. E. R. Bassford, a St. Paul architect, drew the plans in conformity with which the building was erected. It consists of a basement, rising considerably above the level of the street, and two main stories, and is for all practical pur poses and in general appearance a three storv building. The structure was origi nally intended to be of brick with stone trimmings, but as the work developed and good stone and workmen were ob tained, the walls were laid entirely of cut stone to the upper story and from there finished with pressed brick ornamented with galvanized iron cornices and trim mings. The effect is very imposing and pleasing; the structure is not only viewed with pardonable pride by residents of Livingston, but is the subject of admiring comment on the part of all visitors and those who pass through the town and notice it from the depot which it immediately fronts. It is indeed a building which would be creditable to any city no matter of what size or ag*\ and that it should be erected in Livings ton, a town of but one year's growth is, at least, cause for comment, and indicative of something more than an ephemeral pros pect. But if the edifice as a whole is worthy of detailed notice, a view of its interior is even more attractive. The basement is to be occupied by M. Wetz stein as a bar-room and will be the most elegant room of its kind in the northwest; the second or upper story will be ft part of tbe Albemarle hotel; the first story is occupied by the First National, and it is tliis portion of the building which de serves particular notice. We can confi dently say there is ho banking room in the northwestern territories which pre sents so tasteful, so elegant, so hand some an appearance, and it is even stated as a fact that there is no bank in St. Paul or Minneapolis so beautifully fitted up and furnished. Tiie front on Park street pre sents two lights of plate glass each 79x89 inches—as clear and free from spot or flaw as the pure light of day. The en trance is through spacious glass doors at the corner, approached by several steps which are to be built of granite as soon as tiie material is dressed and completed. The transoms over the doors and front windows are of old cathedral glass, stain ed and in various artistic and beautiful designs. This glass was manufactured under sjiecial order and only a part of it has yet arrived and been placed in the sashes so that its rich effect can only be anticipated. From Park street the room is lighted by a number of very large windows each of two sashes or lights of glass. The bank room is 25x85 feet in size divided into apartments—the regular counting rocm, the president's office and the director's room. The flooring in front of the railing consists of tiles, of English manufacture, oi various colors laid in tes selated form. The entire system of fixtures in the room—the railing, doors, and low partitions between the different apartments, consists of red ( berry, cut and carved in elaborately handsome designs; the greater jiart of the surface remains in the natural color of the wood, though sonic of the paneling is stained to a darker shade, pre on it of it senting a-contrast that enhances the beauty of the general effect. The upper portion of the front railing is sashed with old ca thedral glass stained and unstained. The casings of the doors and windows, and the doors themselves leading from the room have been painted and stained to ex actly correspond with the coloring of the red cherry furniture—work executed by Mr. Pine, the painter, for which he cer tainly deserves credit. Any description, even the most detailed, will not do justice to the appearance presented by the inter ior of this room; it must be seen tobe really appreciated, and that its beauty of harmonious coloring, tasteful design and clegant effect may be enjoyed. Within this room is the bank's fire and burglar proof vault. It rests upon solid masonry built from tbe lowest foundation of the building twelve feet below the floor of the vault. It is fitted with Hall's celebrated burglar proof safe doors, fastened by a time lock. The vault is large enough for the bank's requirements for years to come. A portion of it is to be occupied by 100 steel safe deposit boxes of various sizes to be rented to private lessees for the storage of their valuables. These boxes are or will be so arranged that one key will be in the possession of the bank's custodian and another will be held by tbe renter of the Ûox,and the presence of the holders of both keys will be necessary to open any box; and various other precautions will lie taken to ensure absolute safety to the bank and the renters of the boxes. Tliis will inaugurate the system of safe deposit boxes in Montana; nothing of the kind is in the territory at present. The stone for the building was quarried about 12 miles from here across the Yellowstone, and beyond Mission creek; it was hauled to town and cut as required in the walls. The brick came from Boughton & Harper's kilns. The lumber was supplied by the Montana Lumber company. The red cherry fixtures came from the St. Paul Furniture company. E. R. Bassford of St. Paul, drew the plans for the building, and Mr. Frank Howe took the contract for its erection and personally superin tended tiie work. Mr. Pine did the painting of which we have spoken else where. The building as a whole is a credit in the highest degree to all in any way connected with its erection. TIIE FIRST NATIONAL. The idpa of a First National Bank in Livingston was conceived before the town was laid out, or even its exact location settled by the railroad company. As early as December 12, 1882, 1). E. Fogarty, the present cashierfof the bank, obtained from the treasury department permission for its organization. Afterward he made several visits here to arrange for the or ganization, and to prepare for opening 11 ic bank, and when the red tape regulations of the government had been fully com plied with, the First National Bank of Livingston began business in Smith & Hagy's building on Park street, on the 17th day of July, 188o. Its history since is well known to our regular readers. The bank has prospered, and though located in the youngest town in the world that has a national bank, lus come to be rec ognized as one of the solid institutions of the country. Its present capital is $50, 000; the sum is to be doubled in a short time, and as the bank is backed by very wealthy stockholders, its capital will be increased to any extent that the business of the town and country will de mand. The officers of the bank are O. Livingston, of St. Paul, president; D. E. Fogarty cashier, and E. B. Weirick assistant cashier. The stockholders are : J. S. Boardman, New York; D. E. Fo garty, Livingstou; C. Livingston » St. Paul;* G. G. Beardsley and C. T. Scott, Fargo; D. J. Kennedy, J. J. Donnelly, F. D. Pease, C. F. Cady and H. J. Wright, Liv ingston; T. L. Schurmeier and W. H. Vanderburgh, St. Paul; and Joseph Smyser of York. Pennsylvania. .They are all solid men—some of them possessing wealth 'enough to individually support sev eral national banks. Jhctee Wallace, of New York, has re moved shipping commissioner C. C. Dun can for not having projicrly performed his duty and ap[Jointed Jas. C. Head in Ids place.