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Northern Pacific Time Table "Montana Short Line." New Time Table Taking Effect Nov. Ist, 1834 TRAINS A!I.IVE FROM TIET EAST---IELENA No. 1--Pacilic Expres..7:25 p. m. Mountin time TRAINa GOING EAST lOOM IIELFN-. No s-Atlantic Espres ............... U :1i a m TR.AINSARRIVE FROM TIE \vWST No 2-Atlantic Express...................7:50 a m TRAINS GOING WEST FROM IIEI.ENA No 1--Pacific Express...................:75 pm Wickes Branch. Arrive at Helena at ...................... 7:45 Ip t Leave Wickes t .......................... 10:. p :0 m Leave Helena ailty at.........................3:29a , Arrive at Wickes at.......................5:'a imn Helena and Butte Accommodation Leave Helena... .......................... ::, a m Arrive at Grrrison ......................12 :2 pm Leave Garrison ........................... 1l:li1 pm Arrive at lItcln ............... .........5:: p Im Pullman Palace and D)ininng cars rn through between St. Paul and Minnc-a:liis 1:,id It l-na and Portland ont.Atlantic and Pacific express trains. Time from Hlena to Portland. :; hllrs; to St. Paul, 52 hours: ('hicae..o, 7 hurs. S. G. 1 ULIoON. Gonral Agent. RECKLESS .EFF'S SHOT. A Southwestern Frontier 'r.edv- The Story of 'Bronho I'Berti. the Little Girl Ward of a Band of Texas Ianetei's. ]San Antonio (Tex.) 'otr. Phlliladephia Times.] I was crossing the military Lplaza this morning working my way slowly through the crowd of Chili concarne tumale and tortilla peddloers, whei a hand was laid familiarly on my shoul der, and turning quickly I came face to face with my old friend and fellow scout, "Mad Milton." We parted from each other four years ago over the grave of two dear friends who will be remembered along the Southwestern frontier as Reckless Jeff and Broncho Bertie. Late in the winter of '80 Jeff and I were members of a raiding party that penetrated the fastnesses of the Mountains of Death in search of a family of cow and horse thieves named Taylor. The scattered remn nants of Chief Victorio's band were lurking about that section of country then, awaiting an opportunity to cross the Death Plain to a more secure hiding-place in the Sierra D: boloe. And we were continually liintin fresh signs as we slowly trailed the cow thieves to their mountain camp. One morning we entered a lhttle canvyin, through which ran a stream of water. About midway down the canyon, on the bank of the run, the scout in ad vance made a horrible discovery, and we rode quickly to his side. The three Taylor boys. whom we were in search of, and a Mexican vaquero had been ambushed and killed by the In dians, and their stifft~ne:d bodlies, bloody and scalM,less, lay across the trail. They had been killed during the previous night, and the coyotes had not yet scented therm out. All their arms and ponies had lben car ried away by the murderers. \Ve hastily dug a shallo-w grave e with our hunting-knives on the bank of the creek, and buried them side bIy side. Then contining on we crossed the next divide, and reached their camp in a canyon similar to the one we had just left. The Indians had taken a nearly opposite direction, climbing the other wall of the canyon. The camp of the outlaws was a rude affair, consisting of a small tent, a camp-fire, a brush corral and a heavy wagon. Several head of ponies and cows were grazing in the canyou, and the Sergeant commnanding our party ordered several of the boys to round up the stock, while lie dismounted and inspected the camp. Just as he was about to lift the fly of the tent a shrill. treble voice which came from the di rection of the brush corral, cried: "Say, thar, mister man, thet's my tent. Keep ont'n hit." We all turned at the sound of the voice, and the queerest little girl, in a dress of faded calico, bare-headed and bare-footed, crept from under the cor ral gate and walked toward us. She was not above seven years of age, and she had the shrewdest face and the brightest eyes imaginable. "Keep out'n thet tent,' she repeat ed, walking toward the Sergeant. "Hit's mine, I tell ye." "And who might you be?" asked the Sergeant, smiling and dropping the tent flap. "I'm Broncho Bertie," was the quick answer, and she tossed her head sauc ily. "Leastways thet's what the boys call me." "And who are the boys?" "My buddy's, Jim, Bill and Dan. Ye all know 'em well enuff an' I know you; you're rangers, an' if you think you'll git the boys yer left. They're :out yonder in the mountings, an' they'll -shoot quick'rn a wink." We crowded about the little maiden and one of the boys, in as tender and simple words as he could command, told her of her bereavement. She did not shed many tears, but a greatlump that rose in he throat was swallowed with difficulty, and her shrill voice softenied and trembled when she spoke. "I knowed they'd git lade out some :day, ' said aking her head t ihounrnfull better that-a -wy than y you'ns." She e of every man, and tthe side of Reckless wn hand in his. "I like your "an' I'll go with yoe.' Wb took her . on the road she taught us several lessons that set the men to thinking. We were a pretty rough lot, and when one man for some trifling cause began to curse she raised her small hand warningly and said: "Ye mustn't cuss. 'Tain't perlite when ladies is about, an' hit's wicked, too." When we made camp that night Broncho Bertie ate her supper in si lence, and when one of the boys spread some blankets and told her it was to be her bed for the night she thanked him gravely and, folding her hands, knelt down and prayed. I no ticed that the eyes of several of the boys were moist when she finished, and when she walked around the cir cle and lifted up her dimpled mouth to each bearded face to be kissed she received a succession of convulsive hugs that must have bruised her frail body. The entire company held a sultation over the matter the night we reached our permanent camp. and it was formally decided to adopt this brown waif as "tile child of Company E." When Bertie was informed of our action by a committee delegated for the purpose she nodded her head and made answer in her quaint fash ion: '"I like e boys, an' it's a go!" The best tent was fitted up for her especial use. and if a man had gone to the post and not brought back a present for "The Broncho" his life would have been placed in jeopardy. She exerted a wonderful influence over these rough men, and there was not one in the company that would not have laid down his life for her. Reckless JefT in particular was her devoted slave and "The Broncho" was always in his company. She loved him, and would sit for hours in his strong arms listening to the stories that fell from his lips, occasionally commenting in her old-fashioned way. Nevor was Princess draped out more gorgeously with ribbons and fine dresses than Broncho Bertie. Once when she was sick a man killed his h1r w riding for the post surgeon, and the inn tilp :eed ibtir way about the caImp lest -''The irh'ocho" shoihld be disturbed. Mad Milton taught iher to read and spell, and the captain bought her the gentlest pony that could be bought for money. One day -no member of company E will ever forget it- Reeklless Jeff and Mad Milton went to the post and came iack under the influence of liquor. We had just finished a shoot ing-match when they rode in. and both men laughed at our marksman ship. "See hero. boys." cried Jeff. pulling out his revolver, "I'll show you what S'sho tin-. is. Ironch.o" The little maiden stepped forward. nl,., 1?1p',l,:g s:nt'lnhiag in her ear. e Jef i handed her an ordinary bottle k cork. She ran to a tree about twenty y paces distant, and. facing us, set the .1 cork on top of her curly head and r folded her arms. Jeff cocked his six e shooter and slowly raised it. 1 "Don't Jeff:" we cried in chorus, for he lurched unsteadily. Two of the men started forward to e prevent the rash act, but they were a too late. Jeff's eye ran along the bar rel of his revolver, his finger pressed I the trigger and, as the report rang I out, Ironcho 3ertie threw up both her c arms and staggered toward him. I "My God !" he cried and ran toward I her. The blood was streaming from her head and she was reeling blindly, but - when he caught her in his arms she smiled faintly and gasped: "You - - didn't -- mean to-Jeff- good---" Her curly head drooped and she was dead. He laid the body down and I stood for a moment regarding the - loved form. Then starting suddenly hle lifted the still smoking six-shooter I to his temple, pulled the trigger and his soul joned hers in the Unknown. We buried them side by side at the foot of Mitre Peak, and planted a cot tonwood tree to mark the spot. "I took a solemn oath over that grave never to touch liquor again," said Mad Milton, when we talked lovingly of the dead, "and I've kept it." -- -*- - ---- FASHION FREAKS. The latest version of the gable-roof bonnet is the Judie poke, small but pronounced, and very chic. Velvet bonnet strings are being laid aside for those of lace and gauzy stuffs, especially gauzy ribbons. Rose stems with the thorns are in tertwined and used as a wreath trim ming for bonnets and round shade hats. A number of white wings make a very pretty trimming for a summer shade hat, the trimming scarf being of white mull or crape. The Louis XV capote of tulle or I lace is the dressy bonnet of the mo ment in Paris. It is almost conical, to accommodate the high coiffure. A cluster of water green feathers 6look well as the only trimming of a fine black straw bonnet, the lining and strings being of black velvet. WARNING TO SPORTSMEN. The following are the laws relative to poaching, passed by the last Lreg islature, which sportsment will do well to read: SEc. 1.--That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to hunt within the inclosed grounds or lands of another, or to shoot into or upon such inclosed grounds or lands, without first obtaining from the owner, agent or occupant of such in closed grounds or lands, his, her or their permission to do so. SEc. 2.-Any person or persons vi olating the provisions of section 1 of this act, and, upon conviction thereof in any court of competent jurisdic tion. shall be fined in a sum not less than $5 nor more than $100, or im prisoned in the county jail not more than three months, or by both,such fine and imprisonment. e-r The tobacco sales at Louisville, Ky., aggregate thus far this year 100,000 hogsheads, and it is estimated that they will reach 130,000 hogsheads. Corvmi. letters in the Treasury at Washington is now done by calligraph on separate sheets of paper for bind ing in volumes. The new process saves time and money. RS. W, W. EVANS, seamstress ana Dress Maker, SATII SFACTIOjGliRA i' E Cutting and Fitting a Specialty. Sun River, - Mont SS. WAnITTIER, ARENTER & BUILJDER. Job Work ProamtlyAttended to Great Falls, - Mont. Craig & Sturman. Props. Est I Liqjuors, Choice I mportedl Cigars. Fine Old Brandy and Whisky, Extra XXXX Wines, Etc.. Etc. Good Billiard Table And Privy-e Club rooms. Agu.sta. 51ont. IV OLD AGENCY, M. T. George Richards, Pror., to Livery, Feed and Sale re r'- Stable in connlection Stages to the railroad .1d ll n~i nin the Territory. fir l If ONE PFICE irK rrlrj - J SQUARE ELEI I1 LI JL DEALING. l"J . . tr An A 1. good White Shirt, full width, it French faced sleeves, everlasting back ie stay, linen bosom and bands, overstitch seams, 50c. eacl, 6 for $3.00 la COLLARS, 15c. CUFFS, 20c,. e best quality linen, extra heavy, 4-ply. Ly Warranted. All new styles. a My 85c. Wlite S3Iirt a. is warranted Wamsutta Muslin, 2100 to linen in bosom, French sleeves, ever t- lasting back stay, seams felled and overstitched, cut full. The best Shirt t money can produce. Send a sample order. d B, HARRIS, tt HELENA, M. T. NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD THE DIRECT LINE BETWEEN SAINT PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS, OR DULUTH, And all points in Minnesota, Dakota, Montana. Idaho, Washington Territory, OREGO i, r British Columbia, Plget Sound ard Alaska. Exprese Trains daily, to wohich are attached , PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPERS And Elegant Dining Cars No Change of Cars Between ST. PAUL AND PORTLAND. EMEGRANT SLEEPERS FREE] The only all rail line to the Yellowstone Park. For further Information address .CHAS. Sc FEE, G"er. Pasenger A ient, St. Pau', Minn. ( W-m. Warmer, PROPRIETOR Gret Falls otel, Boarding by the Day or Week Livery & eed Stable in Connection CHARGES REASONABLE. William H McKay James F McKay M Kay Brothers, BRICK Contractors and Builders. AWholesale and Rtetail Dealers in Brick, Stone, Lime & General BUIDING M ATERIAL. Great Falls, - Montana L'r Feed a " Sate Stabes, BERKENBUEL & QUAIL, Props. Main Street, - - Sun River eachhey Bros.. & Hickory, General News Dealers and Stationers Caý llts, Nlts, Tsacco, Cigars ar0 Smgkers' Articles. Prices to Su it t h Times. GREAT FALLS, JIONiT. ESTA- L ISHI-ED 1877. PROPrIETORS OF The Minneapolis Sheepskin Tannery, AND DEALERS IN HIDES. SHEEP PELTS. FURS. TALLOW. Ginseng and Seneca Root. $t'ee p elts a opecialty' 101, 108 & 105 Second St North, - Minneapolis, Minn Shipments Solited. TiVrite for Circu!ars. bAtRgNIT TO L Sun River, Mont. James G;ibb, Proprietor. Travelers Will Find Good Accommodations Ft. Shaw & Florence Road. Good accommodations for man and beast. Best liquors and cigars. Give us a call Respt., BL. ScHnDT Herman Wildekopf, Ursulie Convent ]ouse, -OF THE IOLY FA3bEMIIY. ( *Near Ft Shaw, M. T., Se The Ursuline Nuns have lately opened a school at St. Peter's Mission for the young girls of the country. Ever advantage for acquiring a com j A I j1 }1' plete education is afforded by this institetion Terms: 810 per montoh; Tuition . free. Music Lessous $5 a month. For further particnulrs apply to Rev Mother M. Amadeno Superior, FT SHAw, MONT at thesanie Mission ander direetionpftbt A SPECIALTY. ýe9e.sit L Z"I th IS The object of this institution is to afford means of solid mental and moral ednca Interior De rating and Paper-Hang- tion for n foys er ijag oorder, Apply to V 1J. DAMlI 3. treatFal- Mont FIRST NATIONAL BANK. OF HELENA, MT. Paid-Up Capital ................................... $300,00C Surplus and Profit ... ........................... 250,000 Individual Deposites............................... 2,000,000 Government Deposits ............................. 100,000 S. A. HAUSER, President, I DIRECTORS: A. J. DAVIS, Vice-Pres. S. A. Houser, A. M. Holter, J. M. Ming, E. W. KNIGHT, Cashies. E. W. Knight, T. H. Kleinschmidt, Join T. H. Kleinschmidt, Asst-Ca i C. Curtin, R.L. Hamilton, C. P. Higgins, A. J. Davis, H. M. Parchen, T. C. Power. Associated Banks: st National, Fort Benton. Missoula ational,. Missouls. -1_.: Ist National,,Butte. Total Capital and Surplus, $750,00 A General Banking Business Transacted. Montana National Bank OFI HELENA, dMONT., ORGANIZED NOVEMBET, 1882. C. A. BROADWATER, ............. ..... ... . President A. G. CLARKE, ................. . ..................... Vice-President E. SHARPE .... .............................................. Cashier UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY. Paid-Up ,Capital, - - - $250,000.00 Surplus and Profits, - - - 50,000.00 DIRECTORS: 3. C. ASHRY, B. F. POTTS, N. IT. WEBSTER, BERMAN GANS, S. H. CROUNSE, H. F GALEN, R. B. HARRISON, C. W. CANNON AND A. H. WILDER, OF ST. PAUL. Fred. Gamer, Dealer in BOOTS & SHOES, Main St., Helena. Agency for Burt & Mear's and Burt & Packard's CELEBRATED SHOES. Mail orders solic ted. Repairing promptly attended to, $6. 1ate &h CV. (HALE'S NEW BLOCK), HEL.N_, "ONTA-NA \WVholesalxe and Retail Dealers in Fancy Toiret Articles, Paints, Oils & Brushes. And all goods to be found in a thoroughly stocked drug store. Particular attention giventtoorder from ciountry p! ysiiusn. and csntomners. All medirin:,. warranted fresh and genuide and " of the best quality orIs se nd Cattle condition powders; sheep dip, &c. Orders by mail will receive prompt attention. C. B. Jac quemin & Co., MJanufacturing Jewelers, And Dealers in Watches, Coocks, Silver Ware, Etc., Etc. Fine Wlatch andl Jeelry Repairing a Specialty. 8 4TISFACTION CUARANTEED. Mai! orders solicited HELENA, MONTANA, THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR TT~A1 T T7T~Ad T d& CO., HELENA, MONTANA A. J. Davidson, Dealer.r C O oy SaIdles, Hauess HEL~,I Chaps, Bits, Spurs, Etc. SOLE MONTANA AGENT FOR HILL'S CELEBRATED CONCORD' HARNESS. M. SILVERMAN, Proprietor 'HELENA ARMORY Dealerin Ammanition. Fresh Fits~ , Tobacco & Figai Main Street, - HOl na Imnparts a thorough and practical education in alcommercial branches. The advantak,. of this institution are equalto any of the East Som Commercialle Tuitio no higher •ba otL,,,.,.J. erg,/ sa. . t,.,, books andmannerof ine onaaerused eare as in the leading Bryant - Stratton Con.me Dll ENGLISH TR SEAII.l OuL. ia',. lfxn the -'m.. -I giving rates, course of study, and other inaormationhwcob sent to dr nao ioa H. T, .Engelhorn orE. O. Ral back, Princi~ipae, .Helena. Send for new circulars,; Of Fort Benton, MIontana. CAPITAL PLU 70,00000 Wv. G.CNa Co ...................Pret Ea Josx W. Powma,.........ie- " [ LA.