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*..... S UoN RIVER S UN.pe .,. .. I Q. ,L SUN RIVER, MONTANA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1884. No, 42, ' t a C•e C::cq ', 'g _f_ 1 bWMI n . s ~; d 1D'IRTISEE1T :F S Jo.0 Ii. MA,,. CARROLL. -- IrMILIN snoiE STOREI John R. Drew & Co., (t.loowurs to Nick Millon) Ind Retail Dealers in Boots & Shoes! 81I 8J OF TIR BIG B9OT. lal attention girvn to orders by mail. itrep ,: . . . . Helena, Mantar. 1 B. Jacquemin & Co., Manufacturing Jewelers, ale's Block, - - - HelenauMo, . -0-- iamonds, Watches, Silverware, E .c., Etc. =.Table Cutlery, Spectacles and Fancy Goods REPAIRING A SPECIALTY. Partles at a distance sending us Watches or Jewelry to be repaired can y on us doing them an honest and satisfactory Job. Correspondence solicited R DS. Hale 8& Co. (HALE''S NEW BLOCK), 3NA, MONTANA Wholesale and Retail Dealers in lus, lChmicals an l llMedicies aancy Toilet Articles, Paints, Oils & Brushes. .all good to be found In . tl.roughly stocked dr tore. PArtrulnr attentimn gl rn to ordeor from country plmylslisna mnd customor. All m dli.nea wnmrrnted fresh and genuine and of the beat quality Hor and Oattle condition powders; sheep dip, ac. ere by mail will receive prompt attention. W mun Hirer. oberte and Best, Manufacturers and dealers In' addles, Chaps, Bridles, Bridles, Bits, Spurs, everythlng in our line. Brtock addls spoclalt. All kinds of saddle and harness made to order. Ordersn byI mail will receive prompt and careful attention. Repairing of all kinds done on short Notice. od.e sold at E elen.a Prices. CL: a .Ll ;aamine our stock of goods. Rest., Roberts & Best. Arthur P. Curtin, "EESalerra, L.contta~n9 The leading House in the Territory in urniture, Carpet, Wall Paper and House MLIurllhing Oloods. s. took offuriturs embrace all grades and pricoe, from a common wocd seat chair to an t parlor or bed room sult; whleo in the C.- APET DEPARMENT an be found an immense stock of Velvets, Body and Tap'y Brus is, 3-Plys, Ex-Supers, cotton chains, rags, hemps, mattings, etc., Smyrna, velvet and tapestry rugs anti mats. WALL PAPER. rders and centres to math. To all of which may be added an en|d variety of housefurnishing goods. The whole comprising together m )st complete stock in the territory. ordial invitation extended to call. Orders will .tci prompt attention and will IM filled utmosteare. Your ect., Arthur P. Ourtin. =av*Le. "E''sttee Has all kinds of Lumber, Latl and Shingles ionstantly on hand and for sale at his mill on the South Fork. Or e and beliver at the lowest figures. P. O. Address, Florence, M. T. .lM. i " Imparts a tiorongl aun pri, tiil rluntllon .iKd1 -4 t it, Pcwnute-rciat rI rnrhto. Thie ad inlikce of this inietoutirrrn ori e ual to on)y of tire h in.t S r n s co /ori . t, nl (, ulitri. TuitIon ne. . Thirer ./ýtrn ottr liit( eII ir tot r rl te . Tti: orro textl - (6/n6 d trioks rntd riruinoro oi inrtrrrli one Iurn unid here nH in t i, 1 ,dinIli Bryant & itratton (trlrllrlr. n rjnrn u n at uau oPu a rin i ' I r in t i ,irtiai i-trio. Ir it ' .<lhurn or t. rU. l- ilsbick, i'f:rlr I, fit 1' tr'. ." r'n: ,Sun River Meat Market. QUAIL . 00 oProprietoOr, irh MelHat, conslistlng of aeefHUutton, Pork, Utto., constantly on hand. litSt,.. '' Sun River. M. T ICY FINGERS OF A GHOST. Their Imprint Left Upon the Throatof a Russian Mariner. The brig Frances, a West India trader of Machias, Me., lay at the foot of Prime street wharf yesterday wait ing for the arrival of a crew to enable her to put to sea. Captain Hial H. Thomas, her commander, a bluff, hearty old sailor, who has, in his time, navigated nearly every ocean of the globe, told of the strange predica ment which has kept his vessel here for several days. The Frances fin ished taking her cargo on board on Thursday last. She is of 68) tons register and is laden with hoops, staves and heading, consigned to a sugar exporting house at Matanzas, Cuba. Captain Thomas said: "To begin, none of my old crew stayed by the vessel when we arrived here, so I ship ped a new lot, five seamen, and sent on board last Thursday afternoon. It never has been my plan to put a crew on board until I was ready to tow out to sea, but there was a new spanker to bend, a lot of fornrigg:ng to set up and so I listened to the advice of the mate and told the shipping-master to bring the crew down. That's where I made the mistake- to put a crow on board alongside of the dock. "Well, they turned to and cleared things up pretty fair that afternoon. I got my new spanker bent and some of the rigging tautened up, and as the men worked pretty well I knocked 'em off early, so as to give 'em a chance to clean the fQ'castle a bit and stow away their chests. I liked the appear ance of the men. There was a big Russian-Finn, two Danes and two Liverpool cockneys. I told the stew ard to feed 'em up pretty well until we dropped down the river. "About 8 o'clock Thursday night I looked into the fo'castle to call one of 'era to take in the slack of the dock line. They were smoking and spin _ii1ig J at .it, and I turned in soon after, thinking that I had a good, quiet set of men. It must have been about 2 o'clock in the morning when I was roused by a noise and the scufiling of feet on dock. I ran out and found the men throwing water on the big Rus sin Finn. He loaned against the fore castle house, pale as a ghost. I went up and looked at him. The man was trembling like a leaf." "'What's all this?' says I. "'That ore fo'castle is 'aunted,' says one of the Englishmen. "By this time the Russian-Finn was able to talk. He rested on the hatch combing and said: "'I sat up talking with my mates here until after 9 o'clock. Then, as they all turned in, I lowered the wick in the swinging lamp a little, filled my pipe and took a turn on dock to get my smoke out. I expect I was on deck nearly an hour, for when I went to the forecastle everything was quiet. I had taken off my duds and was just going to turn in when I felt a cold breeze blowing over rme. I turned to look at the hatch, thinking I had loft it open, but it was closed. Tllhen I looked up to the further end of the fo'castle and I saw that the sliding door leading into the cabin lockers was wide open. I shut it, supposing that one of my mates had been in there and forgot to close it. I turned in and fell asleep very soon. "'I must have boon slooeeping about an hour and a half, awhin I woke up with miy hair on end. 1 felt drops of sweat on my face. A chilly draught still came from the direction of the chain lockers. I looked. 'J'ho door was wide opon. As I put my logs out of the b1.unk to go antli close it I saw an arm, a woman's 1 will swear', stretched out of the gloom of the chlin locker. It seoened to touch the door, which closed without a squeak. My hair stood up on my hand like bristles. I rubbed my eyes and jump ed out of the buink. I took down the swinging latnp anrd trinrored it; then I examined the locker door. It was fastened and the bolt was shot into the socket. 'OI lit my pipe and sat on a chest thinking about the matter. I decided that I had beeoon having a dream, so I turned iuagain and soon dozed off. I couldn't sleep sound. It seemed to me that I coirld hear a woman's screams; then I heard tuighter and sobs alternately; then an awful shriek aroused me. Everythinig was quiet in the fo'custle, and a ihip's boll etfrnok midnight. Idozed auga in. Th,'n the lit thing 1 know I felt myself grasping in my' sleep. I woke up and put out my haiund. I couldn't speak. Somebody had both their hands on my throat, and I know I was choking. I felt the lingers, but couldn't touch anybody. I was paralyzed. I felt I was suffocating, when I managed to sing out 1fdr' help and the fellows jumped out of their bunks and drag ged me on the deck." "I couldn't help laughing at the fright of the man," said the captain, "and I was just going to open out on 'em for raising such a mass because the man had the nightmare, when the cockney sang out, 'Look at the man's throat.' " 'The man's shirt bosom was cpen and there were five purplish spots on each side of the noeck," "It made me feel queer, I confess." "Not one of 'em would go in the fo'castle that night.. They sat up in the gallery until day~ ii and when I turned out at 7 o'clock every moth er's son of 'em had their clothes on the dock. "I tried to .hip another crew cn Friday, but those fellows gave it or t in the bonrding houses that the slip was haunted, and I could not get a man. I sent to New York for a crew yesterday, a:d as soon as they put theuir frot on deck out to sea I go, ghost or no ghost!" "But what is your opinion, captain ?" "I give it up," said the old mariner, as he lit at fresh cigar. "Strange thing. happen on board ship sometimes." Philadelphia Times. A Moving Tale. One of the most interesting por tions of Gen. Sheridan's annual re port is the story of the Seminole In. dians and their treatment by the gov ernment. It reads more like a re mane, than reality, but its truth is unfortunately only too well estab lished. The Seminole Indians, after the war against them in Florida, were remov ed, together with their negro slaves, to the Indian Territory. When the war broke out they remained faithful to the Union, while their neighbors, the Creeks, Cherokees and Chicka saws, nearly all espoused the cause of the Confederacy. Their continued residence in the Territory being ren dored decidedlly unsafe and disagree able by this difference of views, they uruanged with Maximilian, who just at that time was enjoying his little brief authority in Mexico, for lands across the Rio Grande, agreeing. in return for shelter, to protect the bor der against marauding bands of Co manclhes and Apaches. They started across Texas in fulfill ment of this agreement, but. on their way were assailed by a rebel regiment and lost their principal chief. They succeeded in repelling the enemy, however, and got across the border. Their agreement with Maximilian lasted of course but a short time, his overthrow occurring soon after their arrival in Mexico, and the Juarez gov ernment would not grant them a res ervation. Thrown upon their own resources, they beogan a guerilla life on the Texas border, which was continued some time after our war was over. Finally, under Grant's administration, they were induced to lay down their arms, in the belief that they would again be assigned a home in the unoccupied portion of the Indian Territory. The Indian Bureau, however, has never done anything for them. Many of them have been employed by the War ])elpartment as scouts and guides aind have rendered ellicient service; andti the wages of these have sufficed to keep the remnant of the tribe from starvation. Now they have lost even this moeann: of support, anrd unless something is done for them they mdist starve. Their record is good, as (eon. Stanley tstifies, who commands the Detpartment of Texas; and Geon. Shor in0 l halis done It kind and honorable nct in tolling their story in his report and recommenu ding that Congress take early measures for their relief.---N. Y. Mail and Expreos. A Delirate question. One afternoon as the Hoen. W. H. Htaines, a lawyer well known inll we.t ern New York, was traveling over the Central, he was apprulched by the conductor, who was one of his innuin melliablle frillls, nllul who announlced tihat he wanted his advice on a rather deliciate matter. "Well, what is it?" said the lawyer. ' Well, Mr. IlRines, the fact is, thero's a big two-fisted follow forward il the smoker that won't pay his fare." "Well?" "Well, what I want to ask you is: Had I Ibottor let hlm ride free or take a licking?" Thl~ Washington monument is now ' !:, loftiest structure in tile world, be ilng 520 feet and 10 inches above the ground fl oor. Thile next highest struc ture is the spire of Cologne Cathe dh'al, which is 515 feet in height. It will take only about twenty-live more days to complete the monument, so that it will be ready in ample time for its dedication on the 22d of next February. ARP PULLING FODDER. He Dives Down Into the Tricks of Trades and Shows How One Class Gouges the Other. We are pulling fodder now. I've hired two men to pull by the day and two to pull by the hundred bundles. I want to see which is the cheapest. But they get me an how, and I can't help it. If they pull by the day they don't make 150 good bundles apiece, which they ought to make at 75 cents a day, and if th.y pull by the hun dred they make over 200 bundles, and some of them are mighty light. But it is all right I reckon. They are watching me and I am watching them. It is the same old story-cap ital against labor. There are tricks in all trades. You can count the hands in a bundle, but you can't count the blades in a hand, and so they can make them heavy or make them light according to pay. I've hired cord wood cut by the cord, and they can pile it so loose that a pack of hounds can follow a fox right through it and never touch a hair. But it is no deep laid scheme to cheat you. They are just sloshing along, and you can settle with a darkey easier than with any creaturo upon the earth. A mean man can pity them in bacon at 15 cents a pound and flour at 4, when the cash would buy one at 10 and the other at 8, and he can cheat them 25 per cent in the weights and they will never know any better and never care. The Lord never made such an easy, unsuspecting creature as a froee nig ger. There are white men who take advantage of them and cheat them and get their labor for their vittles and clothes; but the darkey is sure of a living anyhow, for if he can't earn it he can steal it, so it is all right any how and the races keep about even. Some farmers are tricky, too; when they take chickens to town the sickly ones are sure to go, and the best po tatoos are put on top of the basket; the richest pine is on the outside of the load, and some rotten corn will get in the sheller when the meal is for market. The merchant has his tricks, too. Ho will bait you with something for less than cost and make it up on something else at 50 per cent. To keep up with hard competition he will sell you shoes with pasteboard soles and nails that break in two under the hammer, and shoddy goods of all sorts, for his customers want every thing at the lowest price whether it is good or bad, and it is buckle and longue whether the moerchant can get ahead of his customers or they get ahead of him. One thing is certain, when the merchant forgets to charge anything it is lost, forever lost. If he makes a mistake in change or weight or measure he hears of it if it is in his favor, and if it is the other way may be he don't. I dlon't know for certain. The miller mixes corn meal with his flour nowadays. They all do it up nortlh and our millers say they have to do it too to keep up, and they comfort themselves with the idea that it is healthier and better, oven though it is a fraud upon the customer. The baker gives six loaves for a quarter instead of live, and that satisties his customers, though the live weighed just as much Is the sixdo now Any thing to satisfy and keep the people calm anld serene. There is a power of comfort in going homme and showing up their lmrgainls. It proves that they are snlart in it trade, or lpopular with the mnorchant, anld that shows how snmat a good merchant is, for lie can make ninety out of a lmimdrod custom ors believe that he likes thiun better than anybody. Civility and a little pleasant flittery is splendid capital for ait merlant. If my wife witas to heaur taccidenoutally that em mnerchlnt in town told somuobody that she had the iprett;est amd best matnnoered daughter in the comnmmunity, she would go right there to trade and womuhhi't Jew him down on mnything. But the biggest fraud of all is in the marrying business, and the lian is guilty of it a heaup oftener than the woman. I'm not talking about thie regular bociety wountn in a town or a city, for I don't think that anybohly cn choeat her. tShe is generally en iceberg in a passol of fine clothes, and she don't know how to do anything but read novels and visit, but the average girl who marries for love i' oftener fooled than the average mun. The timo used to be when o u man didn't begin to forget his wife until he had been married ten or fifteen yeours, but now he forgets her in a few months and won't stay at home of nights if he can help it. Some uico swoet-tmpl)ered young tmurried we moan may be seen nowadays walking to the end of the piazza about ten timenos in ffteen minutes looking up the street for her husband, but ho don't hardly ever come aseording to time. Folks didn't do that way in my days, and my sort of folks don't do it yet. Mrs. Arp don't have to look up the road after me. No, sir. I'm on hand before she wants me,I am. This shows the good effect of early train ing, and so I am obliged to advise the young women to break in their hue bands as soon as possible. You can manage a colt mighty easy with care and kindness, but it is almost impos sible to reform a balky horse. There are the tricks of the lawyers that would till a book and are too ted ious to mention, and the tricks of the doctors and the politicians and the patent medicine men. The editors help them last fellers out and divide the proflts. They don't certify to the lies, but they keep them spread out before the people and scare them mighty nigh to death with their awful pictures of snakes and horrible things. Well, it is a wonder that anybody has got anything, for it looks like most everybody is trying togetwhat every body has got, and they take the nigh est cut to do it.-Atlanta Constitution. The Difference. "Good morning," wheezed an old lady, coming into the editor's room at the head of the stop elevator, "good morning. Ain't you the editor?" "Yes, madam," the man at the desk responded, as he threw a chew of to breco down a knot-hole in the floor and slipped his suspenders up on his shoulders. "Can I do anything for you to-day?" "Well, not very much. I heard something about you, and as I had been reading your paper, I came to see for myself if it were true." "Ah, indeed! What was it? Noth ing bad, I hope." "Not so bad, and not so very good, either. They told me you were just like Ananias. You know who he was don't you?" "Not exactly, madam, though I have soon some reference tohim during the recent campaign." "I don't think you would know him. He was a Bible character who was struck dead for being a liar." "Great Cesar, madam," exclaimed the editor, with a start that knocked his pastopot over end sent his scis sors rattling tj the door, "I hope you don't think now, after you have read my paper and met me, that I am like this man Ananiast" "No, sir," the old lady replied, get ting up to go, "I notice there is a dif ference." "Ah, thanks, madam; you flatter me; you-" ''Don't mention it, sir; the differ ence I detect is that you are still alive." The door closed on the old lady, and the editor jobbed his pen into his up set pastepot and began to write an article on the cruelty and deceit of women.-Merchant Traveller. Not Ills Fault. A county treasurer in Noew Hamp shire was forced to acknowledge the other day that the county strong-box was not only empty, but that his books wouldn't balance within $18,000. Thero was a rumpus and an investiga tion, but the treasurer carried a serene o.pression and was ready to answer all questions. "I really isn't my fault," he pro ceod to explain. "You know wewaut a now bridge over Lickskillet crook? I had hoped to build it without call ing on the taxpayers. That $18,000 went to buy wheat, and I calculated on a profit of at least $8,000 in one deal." "And you lost all!" "Every dollar. Wheat went right dowtn on Inc." "You might have known it!" shrieked one of his bondsmen. "How ? Do I control the wheat mar hkot? I'm sorry, gentlemen, really sorry, but I have the consolation of knowing that while my two bondsmen lome $18,000 thetoiling masses will havo the behonofit of the decline in wheat.''-Wall Street News. .. .. ... . --. ... . Mary Anderson's Girlhood. "Mary Anderson's wonderful career has been a perpetual source of aston ishmient to me," said a Louisville girl. "She certainly never gave the slight est ildication of histrionic ability whol she was a young girl. She was not oven studious, but was always ro garded as a good natured chatterbox, rather incliinud to be wild and cer tainly thoughtless. She was giddy and frolicsome at school, where she manifested no particular aptitude for any of her studies, being vain and in clined to flirt. Her family wore Cath olics, and us ihe grow up she attended a small school. Nobody ever thought her a pretty girl anymore than that she was a bright one. She was tall, awkward, and dressed with little taste,- - Kansas City Journal. PROFESSIONAL CAlWt1 . J .NEWMAN, .4 PHYSICIAN AIp,.IU3mnOON.'. :' SIon iver. . , .,, JVUTICo OF THU r,AO. ". All kipnd, of togl 1ntrnmoat, P,.|p.pma S ,i Alt RIVp ,,eRp . -SAAO D. MeOUTOCHON. ATTORNEY.AT.LAW,., - Will ,a s pecial attolon toomIm. NOMA H. CARTER, ATTORNsY.AT.LAW, OBoe: Maln S8, Poot ot Broadewa, Heles, . T. Dn. A. . TOOTH, DENTIST, Broadway,. . s4meea,.q M (,oSVR aRALD onmos) J OHN W. WADE, V. S. DIUrT LAD noD tashdu inlrVD R. Orden for lld snrra t eIn lpMfltl c t olaity will reos vo promp-sttanoo ..:. Of Boe: Cor. Broadwa & Jackson, T. o WOOD. NOTARY PUBLIC & U. . LAND A.T'., 8urvoying promptly attended to. .14y Florence, Montana. --r CHARLES OGEHWEND, FASHIONABLE TAILOR. Clsinf and relparlin don with aa 1elli Block, SoU 3R, o Mo,. C RsRATUn D. en0To0R. 1.1a1t s~ . EDOERTON AlWWED. ATTORNEYS.AT-LAW, Tho Law of .al Usta aed wasei rights made a specialty. A,.ROR SLO0-00.CO. NAIW AWD CROADWAW, HELENA, M. T. 0"C. MORTSON, SNotary Public;' HAND COULtEE, M.T. IL- elurummonnts of every description proper. -RIFFITH & INGERSOLL, Civil Eulleers & DIp. U, 8,.111. MINERAL SURVEYORS, Irrigating ditches and ranch servery a spe0eshl. OrnICe.: sUN ITEl a NSTON, . DR. WA ALLEN, Surgeon Dentist The doctor hu at the aolicltatlJon of numb: of our rcitira., nder ded to mqýLp periodlyid vgta to Sun tiveor. Duenotice wil be gives. BLACKSMITHING -AND GENERAL JOBBING ,PETER BERTRANG, 01t Aiteacy, . Ti orse shoing a specialtyl; aaf actio ger. - astled. JOHN KERLER, NOTARY PUBLIC,'. Plats and laid entries up to dae. boh land open for entry. Sun Iver, Moat C.N. DICKENSON Proprietor of GREAT FALLS MEAT MARKET. Ituns a wagon inr the Snold Coulee Country an Lowur Nun Ilivrr Valley. JOSEPH L ,RCENT,' MIISOURI IRANCII. Horses Dstured at $1.50 a h.e per uottl. l.ay fed when required at 80 cents per hear per day. (Good tay for ulou. P. O. Addrues, Sun RIverMom, Mitohell house, Ilcadi 'ruekly Pour Canyon, ]elens and hrt Fort Ironton !eoad, A equTre menl, and ta clen, comfortable bed uru th . induotl multt offeredl to travellor The boet of Wines Liquors and OlCgar. Good btablelnbg for Horses. .140nl MAnT MITCIBrLL, POOP. H. L. HULL, Carpenter, Contractor & Builder. Wislha to Inform the public that he will aer. tinmu to blku contract and other general jobbing, Plian and apctifttatlon furni.hled and aetltefee. Lion guanranted. Apr. 22, 1554, JOHN LARCENT, NAS SOMs DualRABLI TOWN AND RANGH PROPERTY For sale at reasonable ratei. corrspoitndotue solicited. btu River, M. T. 2-14y JAMES MANIX, CONTRACTOR ANDBllIDE Of Brick and Stone Work. Special attention gven to plasterlag IndlJSg. buran e. "i EI_.ltoutee furnished e plie/tiner. sun River, MOet.