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Published «very d»y except Sunday. J
WBIGHT & HEHDBY, : Publishers,
LIVINGSTON, M.T, SEPT. 22,
Entered at the postofflce in Livingston, M.T. \
^«Koad-ci». rail ratter. I
' The Far™ Republican has changed
from a morning to an evening paper.
The democratic delegations from Silver
Bow and Beaverhead counties are in
structed to support G. W. Stapleton for
nominee as delegate to Congress. The |
delegation from Jefferson county is in-.
atructed for J. K. Toole. |
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The democratic convent™ for YeUow
stone county xs in progress at Bill mg, to-
day. Candidates for the «»portant offices
were numerous and very active, md a L.
warm fight is doubtless in progress. The I
republican convention for that county will
meet on Wednesday
The democrats of Choteau county made
a mess of their convention. The chair
man of the county committee issued a
call for a convention, and so did another
member of the committee. When the
two sets of delegates got together they
agreed to disagree, removed into separate
rooms, held opposition conventions and i
nominated distinct tickets throughout.
That will make a pretty row in the county
and will give the republicans a chance for
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The Dakota republican convention,
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which opened at Pierre on the 17th, closed
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its work on the 19th by the nomination of j
O. S. Gifford, of Canton, Lincoln county— |
on the Sioux river, which there forms the
boundary between Iowa and Dakota. The
convention was made up of heterogeneous
elements. There were North, South' and
HA ntral Dakota factions There was a
Central Dakota iactions. iucil
strong following for Raymond, the present
delegate a McMasters contingent, and
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backers of many other candidates. Gif- 1
ford «ot there. He is a lawyer and an
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able one. He is a pronounced South Da
kota man, but one who will represent the
territory with honor. His nomination is
presumably equivalent to an election, as
the territory is very strongly republican. |
It will be a matter of doubt in the minds
of even his most confident friends whether
the revealed defense of James G. Blaine
to the Indianapolis Sentinel charges has
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betteiedhis position. The defense t rest8
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upon the allegation that ne anil ms wne
contracted a secret marriage nearly a year
Lofnrp thp marriage which was made pub
Pclore tlie marriag i
lio The exDlauation of the second mar
in,. i nu JJ
riage is that he discovered that the first
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was invalid for lack of a license. beveial|
parties, the clergyman or other official I
performing the ceremony or the two al
leged witnesses know that a license was I
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necessary? It is certainly a most aepior
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able system, this importation of attacks I
.. rtrivntp phanu-tpr and
upon the sanctity of private character an
of the home and family of candidates to
influence voters; but the work was begun I
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bv the republicans, and they are reaping
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a harvest of their own sowing. Mr . |
Blaine's early record seems to have con-1
tained incidents that might well have|
been covered by impenetrable oblivion,
but the veil has l>een lifted and this libel
suit will reveal whatever there is to public
The republican primary held at Boze
man on Thursday resulted in the election
of the following :
J. V. Bogert
Ed. F. Ferris.
E. M. Gardner.
W. W. Alderson.
Geo. R. Nichols.
P. H. Bohart.
J. H. Nixon.
J. A. McElroy.
C. S. Hartman.
T. J. Lynde.
J. H. Aylesworth.
Two tickets were placed in tlie field by
opposing interests. One hundred and
ninety-two votes were polled, of which
ffie elected ticket received an average of
somewhat aver 120.
Appointment of Trnateo.
Some days ago B. A. Chisholm, one
of the board of school trustees of this
«district placed his resignation of that
position in the hands of Dr. Monroe,
-county superintendent. To fill the
place made vacant, £>r. Monroé has ap
pointed F. L. Mtntte. Mr. Chisholm
public MtisfheUon. ^
Custer County Domoerntte Convention*
The democrats of Custer county
made the following nominations in
their ! convention on Saturday: For
sheriff, T. H. Irvine; treasurer, M.
Brandenberg; clerk and recorder, L.
jy eM; probate judge, W. C. Colter;
assessori gam. O'Connell; coroner, Dr.
Redd: »uperintendent of schools, A.
C. Logan; surveyor, A Hall; member
of the council, W. J.Macqueen; mera
bers of the lower house of the legisla
ture, J. M. Holt, S. F. Biddle. Dele
gates to the territorial convention un~
A „ other CoootJt Heard From.
jjillings Herald: The selfishness
and greed displayed by the numerical
* democratic convention,
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L. co i ura n, will tend to materially
weaken the party in the November
eJection The jjvingston delegation
conceded the offices of profit, but de
sired the legislative offices; the Boze
man faction being sufficiently strong
to have everything their own way,
would not accede to this reasonable
request, wherein they sowed the seeds
of discord, from which they may reap
a harvest of defeat in November.
A dispatch from Dickinson, Dakota, on
the 19th, says: About 7 o'clock this
evening two Montana horse-thieves. Clay
Leighton and Henry Scott, captured at
Miles City and brought here for stealing
horses,, escaped from jail by prying open
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the door. Parties are in pursuit,
-pj .,publican CONVENTION
^ , Rel ,ublic»n
Territorial Convention of the Territory of
Montana will beheld
at Helena, on the 27th day of skp
temrkr, 1884, at 12 o'clock, noon,
For the purpose of nominating a candidate for
j) e j e g Ute congress, and the transaction of
such other business as in the judgment of the
convention appertains to the welfare of the
p ^ ty Mo „ tana .
The several Counties of the Territory will be
entitled to representation in the Territorial
J„ vention a9 (0 „ 0WS , ta wit:
couuties No. Delegates
Deer^ l^dge.............................. • ; t
Jefferson ................................... f
Jf a ^j 8 0 * nd clarke
Meagher............... -. 3
silver Bow................................... to
The County Republican Committees of the
several counties will proceed to call county
conven ti ou8 In their respective counties and
elect delegates anti alternate delegates from
eaehof sa |,| counties to the Territorial conven
"îf i SKî47tSfJSffl C lent notice otsucl. cog
vendons be given. The Territorial Republican
committee respectfully recommentis that the
said county conventions be held in the last
half of the month of September, but such date
should be fixed therefor as, after giving due no
to the Republicans of the counties, will be most
C onvi 'nient.
convention are eiecieu iruiii me tcfprouvo
Urgent ^ ^ ^
I remote from or near to the place of holding the
Territorial convention, shall have opportunity'
to be re p r eseutc.l therein fairly, and to prevent
any extraneous interference with the deliber
I desires of the Republicans of each county,
ihefollowing rules have been prescribed by
former conventions for the government of the
Republican Territorial conventions in the Ter
ritory of Montana :
I ' TY>eTegaïés"and alternate delegates shall
I be elected in thefuture to Territorial convon
tions. and in theeventof a failure of a delegate
to attend the Alternat«* Delegate shall cast .the
| vote of the delegate whose alternate he is.
' ~ lie absence of a delegate and his a
majority of the delegation from that
jhall cast the vote of tlie abs ntee.
3. Iu the absence of all the delegates and Al
.ernatc delegates from any
shall be cast ior such county'.
Bv order of the Territorial Republican coin
.ittee. YV. F. SANDERS, Chairman.
M A. Meyendorff, secretary.
n ft« 1 a * ma j o r it y C o f° t he ^lèïtSt i on d f rom 01 ^"
2 Niglits! 2
May and May
The Successful Shakesperian actor,
Geo. O. LÆiln,
Unstained by the young and talented
WM. LLOYD, and a complete company ot
artists. Friday evening,
*1188 PAYN in her remarkable impersona
tion of Lady Maebeth, and MR. MILN, '
•• *.j aa Macbeth.
Superb costumes. Magnificent Company
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, ____ and 11.60. Reserved
•eats forsale at the P.O. Drugstore.
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JOHN O. SAXE & CO.,
NEWS AND FRUIT DEALERS.
The latest eastern Dailies, Illustrated Journ
als and Magazines always on hand.
D M. REESE,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
STORE FITTING A SPECIALTY.
Plans and Specifications given for any kind
Office at the Brunswick Hotel
NEW BUCKSMITH SHOP
Opened on Lewis St., near M. E. chnrcb.
Wm. Nevenhuisen, Prop.
Have had long experience in Eastern Shoe
ing Shops and can make all kinds of (f|) Shoes.
Defy competition in Shoeing Crippled horses.
Do all kinds of Smithing and Carriage work.
Also make new plow-shares. Give me a call.
No matter which, the
IS YOUR LINE,
As it will take you in either direction between
ST. PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS, DULUTH,
G LYNDON, MOORHEAD, FARGO,
CASSLETON, VALLEY CITY,
(DEVIL'S LAKE,) MILNOR, LA
MOÜRE, BISMARCK, MANDAN,
GLENDIVE, BILLINGS, LIV
Yellowstone National Part
Helena, ÜÆ. T.
DEER LODGE, BUTTE CITY, MISSOULA
SPOKANE FALLS, WALLA
WALLA, THE DALLES,'
Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle, Victoria,
B. C., all points in British Columbia,
and Alaska, Salem, Albany,
and Roseburg, Or.
Donurmhop That the Northern Pacific Railroad
HUUlulliUul runs the only Emigrant Sleepers,
The only Day Coaches, the only Pullman Sleepers
and the only Dining cars between St. Paul and
Fall information in regard to the Northern Pa
cific lines can be obtained free by addressing
CHAS. S. FEE,
General Passenger Agent, St. Paul, Mint
AnD A LL KINDS OF GRAIN -FEED.
Sole Agonts for the cele. rated
FARGO BEST FLOUR
CORNER OF MAIN AND LEWIS ST.,
Don't be Deceived!
We are selling our goods cheaper
than ever. Can duplicate prices from
any concern in this part of Montana.
We study the markets and buy where
we can get the best goods for fhe least
money. We have just received a car
of Canned Goods via water to Duluth,
and by the case we can give you won
Have you tried a Sack ot our "BEST" MINNEAPOLIS FLOUR ?
READYMADE CLOTHING way down.
BOOTS AND SHOES made especially to our order.
FURNISHING GOODS coming daily.
Now is the time to buy DRY GOODS; we must sell way down to make room for
new goods soon to arrive. Respectfully.
Boston Boot & Shoe Store.
Fall and Winter Styles, Just Received, from $1.25 Upwards.
GLOYES AND MITTS,
Merrill & Mclnerney.
NATIONAL PARK HACK AND EXPRESS LINE!
fbom ootabar to mammoth hot springs.
Private Carriages or v ad(Lle Horses Furnished Tourists
at Reasonable Prices.
CINNABAR AND MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS.
sjolö . Sale StaTbl® •
Full Rigs and Saddle Horses on the Shortest Notice.
E^HORSES BOARDKI) BY THF DAY, WEEK OR MONTH. JCî ^ ^ ^ thf
Horses, Harnesses, Wagons, Baled Hay andOats bought and sold. GeiiGe 1 h*i. e.
use of ladies to be bad at a moments notice. Prices reasonable. ^
Stable corner C and Lewis Sis., Livingston*
CEO. W. METCALF & CO.,
Feed and Sate Stables
CORNER MAIN AND CLARK STREETS. ^
FINEST "TURNOUTS" IN THE CU^
Tourists and Travelers carried to or from the remotest points wntn wt :
Horses, Mules, Harness and Wagons bought amt ^ ( •
OatB and Baled v * 0
Stock boirMlv the dn; or week. atten«°n^ventoGont en
Tbnns as reasonableasany in the city. Call and
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