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One copy I year. tin advatn e) ............ ' on- copy Ii mont ns... One copy 3 montt s....................... Sp 'ciman copies .... . ........... ......... is Strictly in adi Vanc. The circulation of the iTus E in Nortaern Montana is gtuaranted to eic'~e that of and ta per published in the territory. +Address all communications to the T TRIBUNE. (ito AT FALLS, MONT. -A LIVELY CORPSE. A Woman Reported I)ead Suddenly Returns'and is Lik'ly to Kick. a [(utte Miner.] The u'ally ¶uief -village of Ana-1 -conda is just now mightily exercis( over a genuine yen. ion which if p worked -.up vet make the foundat for a rep +rama. bout fteen months ag$ th e arrin d in that cit Mr. and Mrs. David Levin. They h d come from Portland, Or egon, and were reputed to be well to do, which fact was soon fully demon strated by the purchase of valuable paying property, and soon after the husband embarked in the saloon busi ness but did not continue there long as it was apparent the connaenment of the place was not suited to his health. They had not been in the city long before it became apparent that it was NOT A HAPPY FAMILY, and the Police Court was semi-occa sionally made richer by the appear ance of the twain, she usrally being the prosecutor, but after her anger cooled she always paid the fine and the husband went on his way reioie ing. People got anxious to know something about them, and it was soon ascertained that she was fcraner ly a public woman in Portland and that she had amassed considerable property. About four years ago the couple were married, and as indicat ing her previous liking for the inan it is said that on one occasien when he got into trouble by shooting a man she expended fully 115,OO0 to secure his acquittal. Be that as it may. there was an apparent coaling in the ardr of their affections. TROUBLE BREWI G.t About two months ago a gentleman well known in this section happened I to be in Deer Lodge, when he met the woman on the street and was told by p hgr that there was a coaspiramv to send her to the lunatic asxium, anOd begging him if they did to make soam inquiries into the matter. A few days later, while on the train, the gentle man heard some passengers discuss Mrs. Levin in the asylum. and as soon i as opportunity offered he made a vsit. to the institution and found her in < , very excited condition. He advised 1 her to be as quiet as possible and tel - graphed to her son and business manager at Portland. In re:ponsa the pair camne but only remained a few days and departed for home. W Whether they tooks any steps TO SECURE HER RELEASE is not known, but after a short time she got out and at once headed for r Portland. After her arrival there she was at once arrested on the complaint, I it is stated, of her agent at that point. There she insisted that her case be 1 thoroughly examined into and she t; was pronounced sane by competent I medical authority. While this was going on at Port land the good people of Anaconda were surprised by the report that a telegram had been received announc ing her death. This was certainly sudden news for them, for they had only a day or two previous heard of her leaving for Oregon. However, there were some people who took stock in the report, for the public ad ministrator immediately applied for the necessary letters of administrator. and the husband mournfiully imparted the sad news to his friends. COME TO LIFE. Last Thursday, however, a change came over the spirit of their dreams. Upon the arrival of the train that day, there was a look of wonderment on the faces of the people. Mrs. Levin, in propria persona, steppod upon the platform. She was about the liveliest-looking corpse ever seen in Anaconda. Up to date she has made no public demonstration, but it expected that in a few days there will be fun and plenty of business for the lawyers. In the meantime the out siders are quietly awaiting the next move in the game. THE GENERAL'S 31EMENTOES. There has been considerable specu lation and consequent curiosity as to the mementoes that Col. Grant placed with the body of the General, and the family have decided to give to the public the exact facts in connection therewith, and those are as follows: The ring that was placed on the finger of the General after death was a ring that Mrs. Grant had given him many years ago. As his sickness proceeded the ring became too large for the fin ger, and the General kept it in his pocket, answering Mrs. Grant's in quiries as to its whereabouts by the rQpponse, "Oh, I have it safe in my pocket." After his death the ring was found where he said he had placed it. It was Mrs. Grant's desire that this ring should go to the gravel GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE. ADVERTISING RATES. Sweek... $.IS 3.1 g 4.1$ 6. $ 9.1$ 12. 1 month. 5. T.A 7.L1 K 3 mA S T S A 8on f e 1 15. 30. 5 1 yemar, s 12. 15.1I 25. ! 50. 10. 20 Bu-iness notices in reading matte,2 et VOL, 1L GREAT FALLS, MONTANA TERRITORY, SATURDAY, AUGUST.15, 1885, NO1 14 e \ tioan"1 fet"A1erlin :1'::e.1 Insertion of same matter. [wit~ he, and her wish was carried hColnel. The little pack ago tha was placed in the pocket of his coot, about which'tJiere had been so much mystery, had an origin even more simople thai at which induced L, the pla' g ~" t e ring iponm.the fin ger. Thib-pa ,,e contained, after all only a lock of ",.Qrant's hair and 1 thle note ackuowklg the receipt e . terr that as be delivered to her atwl d&ea A-fectionate farewelb and the expression of an earnest hope that thI would soon meet again. FROitM CllItAGO. - An Inter'sting Letter From a For , mer Moittanian. [;", 1ial 1orresponde-le.1 CmexoO, July 30, 1885. Grant is dead. After months of s'aferin', the grand old hero has passed over the silent river in that mysterious land to meet and greet the thousands of brave spirits who gal lantly marched into the fiercest strife at his command to do, and dare, and die,. Chicago mourns the departed chluef profoundly. 3able draperies deck and flunt from all public build ings al many private ones. Many bus-ine-s hou--seh- hi--e" ed largv sunis in this Ium-'te testimony of their appreciation of the worth of the dead General while living and profound -orrow at his oath. Soule of the dry goon: palace' lI-ve no goods displiy ed on their counters except black and h ite. F'dta float at half mast from every ,trio. Even the majesty of the law has di:;plaxed sentiment rather than justice in the punishment of a nia wixho tore dawn a memorial pic ture of Grant and tru-ple- it under his feet. He was promptly arreste by one of our shooting police a11 Iined sevent ,-ive dollar. and was told by the justice that if he ad not been a little drunk when he committed the crime that he would have fined him 5 o01 han ire dollars. } It is thongiht that the family of the late General will have to have a build ing constructed to hold the volumes path -nd conlolence that are being 1 imailc d to thl in onriners at Mount alo rlgor. Every ascClaitiuin, corpora tion and c1mpn1y are expressinig words of love. praise and reverence jor th' d ltd aind svnmpatily for the hlvin . Cticago will erect an eques trian mi'emforial statue to the memory of the nation's greatest son. The statue will stand at the enterance of Lincoln Park near the Lake Shore drive. Contributions are now being received by all the leading nowspa pers of the city. It is proposed to raise a fund of about '1100,000 and to do it in two weeks, and the statue will be begun immediately and will be the first one erected in the United States to the memory of the loved com mander. The weather has been anything but plea;ant here during the pa-;t two t weeks. The b ercury has Leon inger ing in the neighborhood of 90 degrees c above, and the cold waves said to be peculiar to this summer resort have been Conspicuous by their absence. Ninety degrees above zero here means sweltering, you bet! The word hot entirely fails to convey an idea of how t that reading of a thermometer feels lhere. b Old Lake Michigan throws a damp cloud of mist over the city every night and the morning sun makes it boil, and suffering humanity perspire and mop and swear and look like parboil ed mutton. About twenty people were laid out yesterday from the ef fects of the heat and too much activ ity. Chicago is the personification of activity. Everybody is in a hurry. and leaning longingly toward the al mighty dollar without rest or let up. despite the melting weather. General Grant died at 8:30 a. m. I and at 9 a. in. newsboys were selling extra editions of the principal daily papers containing over a forty-column sketch of the dead General's life, to gether with'a column of dispatches giving the last sad scene at the mo - ment of dissolution. That is journal istic enterprise for you. It has since : transpired that an extra force of men e have been kept at the newspaper e offices in readiness to set up the sad news as soon as the wires flashed it a here from the cottage by the Hudson, and that the .biographical portion of r the matter had been set up and wait ing for months. An hour after the news arrived here y men and boys were hawking litho d graph portraits of the dead command - er, which gave at the bottom the date of his birth and death. It is beyond estimate how many of those litho graphs were sold e The Pall M1all Gazette scandal I y promised to become a source of v ealth to some of our active and spec ulative journalists, but the Chicago edition was not allowed to be sold, so the press is stopped for a time at re least. H. THE SENTENCE OF IN EL. f jIrteuseeelhino' _Amono French ('ana (dians ver te ('onvirtion of the Rebel Leader. An Ottawa special says: I here is an intense feeling among French Canadians over Riol's conviction, while English people are generally satisfied with the result. The French contend that the trial has not been fairly conducted, and that what the authorities sought was not justice but vengeance. There is a strong feeling against the government among the French, because, they say, the minis ter sought to parade the Orangemen of Ontario, who hate Riel for causing the death of Scott in 1870. A peti tion to the governor-general -sking for Riel's pardon will at once be put into circulation, and will be signed by about the entire French population It is possible that counter-petitions may be sent in from Ontario. The question will prove a most emnbarras sing one for the government, but what the ministry and their friends hope for is that the British government may interfere, or the governor-gener al may undertake to exercise his pro rogative of clemency without any ad vice from his ministry, and thus en able the latter to evade the responsi bility. This evening a number of French Canadians waited on Loves que, who tore down the Riel effligy a few days ago, and presented him with 1 a gold watch and chain. For over t ten years the Conservatives have been holding Rica up before the French Canadians as a great patriot and a hero, who was prevented and banish ed from the country by the Liberal government in 187:5, and now the men w who have been lauding Rio! find their hero sentenced to death as a rebel and a marderer. They cannot now persuade the people that all they have been saying in praise of Riel was wrong, and must make an effort to t sive him. French Canadian mem bers of the cabinet are in an extreme ly awkward position. They got into power in 1878 larg 'ly on the strength Of thef(, cr flyd f Liberalh aovern Riel by turning him out of parlia mant and sentencing him into exile. Unless they do better for him now when he is in danger of being hang eI. Quebec province will be aroused acainst the Conservative party. Cha'lnau, the Secretary of State who wrote a letter denouneing Iiel and denying that the half-breeds had petitioned for redress of their griev ances, is now strongly conclemned, even by supporters of his own party, some of whom declare that he is a renegade. The statement that the half-breeds never made complaint to t the government has been shown to be untrue. The conduct of the crown prosecutors in refusing to produce the papers captured at the taking of Ba toche also prc-uces much bad feeling, 1 as French Canadians are persuaded that if everything were made known Riel could not be convicted, as ac cording to the most reliable state ment he had very little to do with in citing the half-breeds to take up arms. The general conviction among disin terested persons is that Ril will not be executed. An appeal will be taken to the supreme court of Manitoba on a question of the constitutionality of the court that tried Riel, and the case i may be carried to the privy council of England if a stay of proceedings is obtained. PRESS OPINIONS. THERE is not much trifling in Eng lish courts. Ridl has been convicted and the chances are ten to one that he will be executed on the day appoint ed by the court. The only hope is that executive clemency may be meted out to him. There is no prospect of appeals and new trials. A verdict in an English court means something, and the penalty prescribed by a ver dict is inflicted with a certainty which is full of discouragement to would-be offenders. The United States should - simplify its codes and adopt the di rect form prescribed in the land from e which we borrowed our laws. It seems , pitiable to execute a poor, half-de r mented creature like Riel, but while l the men who tried him doubtless kept that thought in mind, they at the same time believed he knew enough to be responsible for the lives of all the brave men that were sacrificed in 0 subduing him.-Salt Lake Tribune. [- Prospectors should give the Sweet e Grass country a wide berth. The al le gd mines there are on an' Indian reservations and miners have already 1i t been ordered to leave by the govern ment.-Inter Mountain. THE American steamship lines ap a parently intend to force the fight with tt the postmaster general, five of them I the Pacifie Mail, the Red "I;' the Clyde, the New York and Cuba lines --declining hereafter to carry the U. - S. mails. Col. Vilas, however, main tains a stiff upper lip and shows no intention of weakening, declaring that arrangements have been made which will prevent any inconvenience to the public.--Pioneer Press. GRANT fought a th msand battles, ; he captured four armiss, his trophies in cannon, in muskets of and in bat 3 tie-flags were countedsy hundreds of t thousands; yet when he died a uni . form had to be begged from the Gov ernment in which to bury him and a - sword had to be borrn <-3 to lay up on his casket. When the history shall be written it will have to be told that - for saving the Nation the Govern ment never expended a dollar except in the way of a salary to Gen. Grant, with the exception of the medal that Congress voted to him. This is not not the way that other nations treat their great soldiers. What would the world have said, had the Duke of Wellington been forced to spend his last days, whenever the paroxysms of pain would permit, in trying to com plete a work in the hope that it would provide for his family ? Or what would the world think now if Von Moltze was engaged in the same task? -Salt Lake Tribune. Tiix crop prospectsin Montana this year are more hopeful than ever be fore; the mining output will exceed by one-third the product of last year: the condition of the ranges was never better, giving acsurance of an abun dance of grass during the fall and winter season. Altogether Montana is in an eNcocdingly prosperous con dition. It comprises the best coun try in the United States.--Inter Mountain. lRE.'CHINE TOWARD MONTANA. [T or e on Adert, ;:r, 1 The recently expressed determina tion of one of the great railroad com panies in the Northwest to extend its lines into Dakota, and steady exten sion westward of the lines which have already reached there, are indications of Montana except the mountainous western portion that is reached by a branch of the Union Pacific system from the South. The rapid develop ment of Montana as a grazing re gion offers the greatest temptation to the principal roads to reach there as soon as possible, for there is trans portation both ways. Young cattle are rearer in Texas and New Mexico and either driven or conveyed to Montana and Dakota to fatten, and are then carried to Chicago to be dressed. Frequently during the past. three months the Northern Pacific has taken westward from St. Paul as I many as 1000 head a day, and the shipments eastward will soon be as large or larger. The Salt Lake Tri bune says that on the prairies of Montana grow no less than 33 varie ties of grass and clover, among which are a kind of blue aftermart of clover r similar to the famous blue grass of Kentucky, numerous meadow foxtails, ! orchard grasses, timothy and, above all, the rich buffalo grass, which can 1 be found everywhere in the greatest abundance the year round, and which 4 cures on the ground without rotting. The cattle are turned loose to rustle, and receive no further attention other than the semi-annual round ups for the branding of calves and cutting out of marketable beeves. The wild thyme, mingled with the native grasses, gives a peculiar flavor to the meat. The available grazing land I in the Territory (not counting the In dian reservations, which number - nearly 28,000,000 acres of fertile land) can be set down at about 60, 1. 000,000 acres. Less than 16,000 f Indians control the 28,000,000 acres, r which gives an average of 1750 acres to each buck, squaw and pappoose in - every tribe, or a little over two and a r half square miles to each individual. 8 Most of the available land is eminent I domain, and supports over 1,000,000 - head of cattle. Ten years ago there a were 400 range cattle in the Territo s ry; today more than 1,000,000 are scattered over the hills and through e the valleys. GIANT'S BIRTHPLACE. It is reported that Michael Hirsch, the owner of the building at Point a Pleasant, Ohio, in which Gen. Grant was born, sold it for $7,000 cash. If t true, the building, which is frame, will be removed to one of the New a York parks. The strictly temperance town of Creston, Iowa, is exercised over the slugging propensities of her saloon keepers. The riot was the outgrowth h of a liquor case which was decided - against the liquor faction, and the or aleed deructin of 100 kegs of beer. s MILLS AND FACTORIES-GREAT FALLS. 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 S188 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 t 1884 1885 1885 1885 1884 18OO4 IRA MYERS. 1885 1885 1884 I as E. G. MACLAY. 1885 1885 B 1884 1884 1885 1885 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 1885 reat [ L. o1pany MANUFACTURE AND KEEP IN STOCK ALL KINDS OF ough AND_DRESSED Lumber, DRESSED FINISHING LUMBER AND MATCHED FLOORING U LATH AND SHINGLES. All Kiiids of oidlIldinlg. Odiiks FilIed Diiect Fromi the Saw if Desired, CATARACT OLLER IL FULL ROLLER PROCESS FULL ROLLER PROCESS FULL ROLLER PRFCESS FULL ROLLER PROCESS FULL ROLLER PROCESS. FULL ROLLER PROCESS FULL ROLLER PROCESS FULL ROLLER PROCESS FULL ROLLER PROCESS To be Completed With Latest Improved Ma chinery and Ready to Run on the Coming Crop. ZC.Q-ýyGn. & ýe i~on, - ýxprietoxs A. M. HOLTER & BRO Sash, Door and Blind Factory. SIDING SHINGLES FLOORING Hardware & Building Material. Chas. Wegner, - - - Agent. Lumber Yard at Sun River Crossing Lumber Yard at Johnstown, THOMAS ROSE, AGENT. ED DAVIS, AGENT A REMINI8EN('E. H< ye A Victim of an Ophir Duel Dies at an the Sister's Hospital. en he [Salt Lake Tribune.] DIED--At the Sister's Hospital in this city, July 23,1885, John Mealley, an from the effects of a pistol wound, br receiven over ten years ago. di The above brief notice will recall to a good many old residents of Utah th and Montana a thrilling and roman- w; tic incident that occurred early in the of seventies, during the roaring days of Ophir, when everything was booming and that camp was one of the liveliest in the west. Mealley was working in the camp as a miner at that time. tl He was a quiet, industrious fellow, to but in those days the most peaceable n< man could not always avoid difficulty T and Mealley one day had a dispute a with a man named Johnson, who run tl a restaurant. Johnson was in a bul- m lying mood, and proposed to Mealley P' that the two meet on the following I day and settle the dispute by the re volver method. Mealley accepted the m proposition, much to Johnson's sur- P prise, who still did not think his an tagonist would come to time. Nine o'clock on the following day b was the time set for the meeting, and ti Dry Canyon the place. At the ap- m pointed hour the whole camp turned out to witness the duel, and the pre cipitous and abrupt sides of the can yon were covered with people. John son was the first to arrive on the q ground and took up his position be- it hind a cabin elevated some distance r, above the road and watched for the a appearance of his adversary. He had , not long to wait, for Mealley soon ap peared, fully armed and prepared for v 6 the fight. Johnson, when he saw o F Mealley meant business, waited until a he came within easy range, and then, f . from his protected position, took do- c liberate aim and fired. The ball struck Mealley in the left t f shoulder, penetrated the leftlung and l e lodged in the body, but the exact lo- 1 n cation was never determined. Mealley a d has been an invalid every since. He 1 went to the Wood River country, but I c was sent from there to th, Sister's - Hospital about three years ago. A o year later he was able to get around, t and since that time has been in the a employ of Dr. Fowler, driving his. s horse and doing other light work. He y was taken very ill Sunday evening a and experienced great difficulty in c breathing from that time until he I died. t The deceased formerly worked in the Comstock mines and at one time was pretty well known by the miners of Virginia City, Nevada. THE VAN AND BOTTLE. It is said by old prospectors that there is not a mountain peak in Mon tana on the tip-top of which there is not either a bottle or a tin can. Tourists and mountain climbers have a habit of taking up with them a bot tle or a tin can, to be left at the sum- 2 mit for the disposition on slips of pa per of the name of all who ascend the mountain after them. It is also said that one may wander to the utter most depths of the wilderness into places where the foot of mortal man - has apparently never trod, and there will be found the inevitable can and bottle. Indeed, it would seem that I these articles, rather than the axe, is pioneer of civilization. NORTHERN CATTLE THIEVES. [Calgary, (Alberta,) Herald.] Macleod may be said to be in stata e quo, which means, freely translated, in an interesting state. During the e recent round-up, of blessed memory, e a number of cows of the Oxley ranch I were found to have the brand Q C put over the Oxley ranch brand. This r was the brand of Quinn & Campbell, v of the Porcupine Hills, Trout Creek, I and the Mounted Police being in 1, formed set about to effect the capture - of Messrs Q. & C. They arrested Q. but C. escaped, presumably to Mon !t tana,where cattlethieves arebetter un d derstood than in Alberta. Quinn was - brought before Inspector Antrobus y and committed for trial. Unfortunate ee ly bail was accepted,Quinn's own bond it for $2,000, and two sureties of $1,000 '8 q b. As the cattle t ieving carried on by these gentlemen has been a two years' operation, and $2,000 is a flea-bite compared to the profits of successful cattle thieving for two years. Quinn, after "arranging his affairs," skipped also to Montana in company with one Jim Scott, who has been posing as a cattle detective in the Macleod district. The operations of these gentlemen seem to have been of the following description: Driving the calves off to a corral and keeping them with their own cows until all danger of discov ery was over, and then putting their brand over that of the Oxley ranch company. Cattleman say it was not until Joe Johnson became fore man of the Oxley ranch that the frauds were discovered, thus showing the advantage of a good cattle man to run the ranch. Quinn comes from Horse Plains, Missoula county, Montana. Campbell comes from Edmonton, and has been concerned in similar operations in Kansas and Idaho. He is familiarly known as Jim Campbell. HVUNGRY RED MEN. A Miles City special to the Pi oneer Press, Bays: Last Friday a party of Cheyenne Indians from the Rosebud, under White Bull, came to Fort Keogh and made known their troubles to the commanding officer of that post. It seems that the hundred or more Indians from Pine Ridge agency came up to the Rosebud to see their poor relations. have used up all the rations belonging to the latter. White Bull came down to the fort with seventy-three of his tribe in or der to get something to eat.. They gave a fine exhibition of the Omala dance, participated in by all the, iol itors, covered`with paint, featherpand other finery, after which the o manding .oficer issued them a few rations, when they returned to the Rosebud less hungry than whea they arrived, but very happy. The Pioneer Press calls the reca t wind storms in the northwest ;"a0 torn :em b~s," (*ive it tJebsu.