GREAT FALLS TRIBUNlE.
Pdliihed EverY Saturlay at Great Fhll, M. T re
WILL HANKE, Pt-;ia.isirua.:
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Ml. G(EOGE BUDIN.'TO; irsi .la
thorized agent of the Truinsa to s;
licit subscription, job work and a .
vertising. All contract. x l' byve iny
him will be faithfully carried ,,ut by it
this office. In
Cranky Riel. tl
Lemie, counsel for Rie, has ser:t a ri
request to the Governor General ask- i
ing that a medical comnmission 1e ap -
pointed to inquire into fliel': mental o
SSale of N. P. Lands. n
At a meeting of the Northern Pa
cific directors, it is stated that. the ri
confirmed the sale of about 80.000 f)
acres of land to an American syn-di
cate at about $1 per acre. -
The Governor's Report.
Governor Hauser's annual rep:rt to
the Secretary of the Interior,---a p,r- di
tion of which is published on the tir-t ni
page of this issue-is receiving nmo h\
favorable comment from the Territo- u
rial press generally.
Down and Out.
The Livingston Enterprise L.as
changed hands. J. E. Henury st:n:p
ping down and out, and (.Gorge H. b
Wright assuming sole p:rrieiitor liip.
The Enterprise is and alw;ays hs::
been an excellent paper, and under
the new regime will undoubtedly eus- it
tain its reputation. ,
In a recent interview with a Hus- w
bandman reporter, T. C. Power is. T
quoted as saying regarding the Plul
led-Angus breed of cattle: m
The Polled-Angnu are all that has ri
been claimed for then, and when in
crossed upon the range cattle of ,Ion
tana, I think the result will be far
more satisfactorv than anyv other
breed that has yet been introduced. tl
The following notice appears in the l
Deer Lodge New Northwest, and fr
while not being poetical, nevertheless is
is expressive and forcible:
To my Dear old Long-winded Custo- i
I have placed your accounts in the
hands of F. R. Bill for ,collection.
Call and see the Judge and swear at
me. Joux O'N-:i. it
The Argus and Stockigrowers Jour
nal have been discussing the merits ,
and demerits of Montana's agricultur
al resources and possibilities, and for C
a clincher, the Argus brings the fol
lowing to the Journal editor's notice:
Sandy Cunningham brought nine
potatoes to town last week that weigh
ed twenty-five pounds: the largest u
weighing 3.lbs. They were grownm on
Valentive's ranch, just below tovn.a
Six of these potatoes would m::ke a Sh
meal for the editor of the Stockgrow- i
ers Journal. ru
Gave Up the Ghost.
The Anaconda Weekly lIeviw has
succumbed to the enevitale. and: the!
editor writes its epitaph thusly:
"In Memorian. -- The A aeouda
Weekly Gazette is numbered among to
the things that were. All prsoin w.
having claims against the undersign
ed are requested to present them bit
promptly, and those indebted to the
concern will please make imrnmediat Of
settlement. 'De mortuis nil nisi sti
bonum."' JoeN S. M3ILLs.
Formerly Editor and Bus. Manager of
The Gazette is likely to have plenty mi
of company in that haven of rest al
where defunct Montana newspapers oil
go, before the third chinook puts in an ofl
appearance next winter. ar
New Military Order.
The Secretary of War has issued in
the following general order which sp
will henceforth be an additional reg- si
"In time of peace details of not less
than one officer and three enlisted th
men will be kept constantly under in- th
struction and practice of military sig- no
naIling at each post in the United da
States, until the officers and all the
men who have sufficient intelligence ap
are proficient in the code of signal- su
ling by flag, torch, and heliograph
and homeographic code with disk. su
Post commanders will detail an act
ing signal officer at each host to give
the necessary instructions and super- ea
vise the field practice. Monthly re- di:
ports of instructions and practice will be
be rendered to the chief signal officer
through department commanders." "
The Special Session. ye
There is more or less newspaper
talk of a special session of the Legis
lature being called by Gov. Hauser. it'
It is improbable that such will be the r'
case, as the Governor would have to a
have the approval of the President,
and also get an appropriation before- P
hand, before he could call an extra
session, and, as there is nothing of
such an urgent nature as to require T
the deliberation of that august body, re
there is not much likelihood of the in- at
terests of Montana being again jeop- to
ardized by their assembling. In fact, bE
the people of the Territory don't fo
want them to convene again. They tl
made such ludicrous asses of them- ti,
selves last winter, that evey man that er
voted for any one of them has been w
ashamed to acknowledge the fact K
THE C. P. BRANCH. p
M.ore. or less excitiement is mani- h
fested in :ino-th.rn Mointana. over the s,
Ireporlted di', ' i ir Alexa.Oer e
G.ault. co-,' ý'rati'4 v,.ih the Can-adi- o
an PacfO to con-ct,'t 1 brnch lo:d1 h
from Lethb:i :l:(, in the N, rthwes
Territory-- Ithe t riinus of the Gault F
1:,1e-i.nto M it ma with Ft. Bentoni
a , to oj 'cti: e p;Oit fur the 1prý E iat.
S hile. we have but the kindliiest c-l- d
i ing toward a!" 'nto'ril:':, which will 1
7 in any way cnttribite to the advance- t
menit of >nd aeta in pen era aid this a
1porti in part icular ", fail t o see in
thi; scheme anything that will mate- c
a Ially i - in Mon tant 's develop- i
Sne.,t at this or any fulture period. It C
) will :.ut tplace in direct comntlll-i I
I catin with any of the markets of the 1
e:ast or west. The rounld about way
nce-cssary to rach an;y eastern coin
Iirci l i :dt vhich it would offer, C
- makes it anything bhut a desiraile car- e
rier during the sunmmer season, while!
for winter tratfie, the C. P. is not go- i
Siig, to be a very great success for f
s.me years to com,n, and this fact is 5 s
41gener":Il :n:lderstood. W\here then
o will Monitana derive any direct or in
1- directt 4' et fSm railroad conn,)1i
t ication uith ithe Canadian Pacific? I
h With cheap river tiransportation seven
- montihs in the year. with which the
road, owing to its circiitous route, .
could not. hIop, t, competll , while e the i
,alance of the year it would be almost
as iimo.racticalle, and1t ullleortaiii as
navigation, it is dii~hlult to see where
by Montana will gain anything, and
equally as difiiiul to understand how
the enterprise can be mad,, self isu s
t'ining, ow;ing to the disadvatiiages
it would he compelled to labor under.
Pcssi-,ly Sir Alexa..deor exipect to make
good any 10o- 1y supplVi.hg [ointana
- with coal from his extensive mines.
i This wouh11 provve f- bile also. as the t
1 Sand Co(.uhe Coal Fields are not only
more cantensiv,\ but the coal is supe- I
is rior and more easily mined. Regard
n ing the- ro',.t, the Salt Lake Tribune t
-It s-'ms like a joke to read that t
there is a lpropo1itioin to build a rail
road dow n into the United States
I from the Nohwiiest Tterreitory. * *
Think of the Butte miners obtaining
(e the coal to hoist and reduce their ores t
4 from away off in unlexplored Brit
s ish Coulhbi:,'
As previously stated we are in ac
cord with any enterprisie which prom-i
, i-es to further the de,'elopment of
.ilc:tana. and if it cau be demonstrated
ie that the proposed C. P. branch will
bt be such a factor., ve will glatdly give
it all the aid and support within ,our
epower; ot herwi e, we will noti. Ttie
hiitory of every ji44-cro, bran' r:'l!
r e road, shows that thi'4 are but blood
,suckers in the counltr yi hich they
traverse, and we believe the l1a: a.1se:(
,r C. P. branch will pro', e to be :o .ceep
Land Office ui ng.
It i aile at. the Lan 1, 1 ( 'ie tt it
uneh lher tw ,res(-i tt lracti" of that of- of
five wlhen pulie land- within a town
ship are opened to entry through the si
fi lig of plats of survoey there was a n
rush of speculat:ors and land grabbers, A
who '(ten .uccededl in securing the I
lest linds to the great injury of the go
S,.1nfide settler::. doroover, this class
' ptr;ons were able friequently to Co
learn when the plats of surveys were
to !: re'tceived in advance of settlers,
who were placed at a disadvantage. Se
To correct this abuse as far as possi- a
ble the Commissioner of the Land Co
Olfice has issued the following in
structions to local land officers: a
Hereafter, when an approved plan n
of the survey of any township is trans- th
mitted to you by the Surveyor Gener- mi
al you will not regard such plat as b
olicially received at and filed in your be
office until the foiioving regulations y
are complied with: tr
1. You will forthwith post a notice ra
in a conspicuous place in your office
specifying the township that has been
surveyed and stating the plat or sur
vey will be filed in your office on a v
day to be fixed by you and named in 1
the ntoice, which shall not be less ta
than thirty days from the date of such
notice, and that on and after such
day you will be prepared to receive co
applications for the entry of lands in ye
such townships. of
2. You will also send a copy of to
such notice to the postmasters of post- ti(
oilices nearest the land and a copy to vat
each clerk of a court of record in your to:
district, with the request that the same no
be conspicuously posted in their re- ty
spective offices. ca
3. You will furnish the press of is
your district with copies of such no- re
tice as a matter of news. tic
4. You will give such other public- pu
ity of the matter, in answer to inqui- or
Sries (for which you will charge no fee) as
and otherwise, as you may be able to to
do without incurring advertising ex- fo
Chinese Agitation. ge
Governor Watson of Washington
Territory, has telegraphedito the Sec
retary of the Interior concerning the C
anti-Chinese agitation in that Terri- l
tory. The Governor says there has
been much agitation on the subject of s
forcing the Chinese residents to leave
the country, particularly in the coun
ties bordering on Puget Sound. Sev- hi
eral meetings have been held, at th
I which were present delegates of the l1
Knights of Labor, and violent in- C
cendiary speeches were made. The ed
principal point for these meetings
has been at Seattle, and there has al
a so been a great deal of agitation at
r Tacmoia. Thus far there has been no
outbreak, although serious trioub'e
1 has been threatened. The persons sti
t accused of kiiljng the Chin.ese hop a1
t pickers near leattle have been arrest- su
, ed. and one is now in jail under in- St
dictlet for murder in the second co
deg'ree. St:rong efeorts have been of
11 mde-' to intimidate the Chine:se at
the J'ra::i!ini and New Castle mines. a'
and ilny Chinese are now leaving. Ir
SThies~ plac'es arc now quiet, but the ar
_ coal Cetloml)aies are anxious in regard It
to the .s.'e:ty of their p1'prty. The TI
SChlinse consul at San irani:-ico has er
_ been irfi'o',med of the arrest of the
, persons accuseCf of murdering the s
Tie CGoverinor :ays it has been his ar
desire to m'iltain order without the th
em'ployment of troops, and a strong to
or-'ga:ization of the better class of cit- sa
izens has arrayed itself under the law w
r for the I reservation of peace. The
is situation has been improving from le
n day to day, and it is concluded that or
1 no nee'rsity exists for calliing uplo i:
Ithe ilitar'. t seriosI i'.)iiOuble arie a
the Scewf(utr %, ill lie u, i i '; , t l,:
n graph, and if troot)ps stiioud ).' riequir
oe ed there is ample force at ta:icouver o
Barracks, within a fewv iloes of the si
e distuirbed localities. ri
t Ginning'Ern Up.
The Miles (City Stck Journal soml e
time ago tale a remark through its
cohluoins against the agricultural re
s;olrees of Montaitna,.l got a soullnd
thumning for it from nearly every
paper in the territory. The argn
r. !inllts i'o an COil were enlertaiinllg.
if not logieal. and to anseer every and
" all the attacks made upo!)n it. the
SJournal would have been comipeelled
to use all of its availalle spacte in
several i'ssues:; so in the current num
I her it makes a general )in'd-up of
the papers and after branding them,
turns them together in one bunch, euts
out a few and gins th(em up, then
t i turns them back in the herd again
s and proceeds to make them all feel
Smiserable and ashamed of themselves.
SIn the last act, just. before the cur
tain falls, he turns them out on the i
t bleak. chilly range, with the caustic
remark that hereafter they must rns
tle as he will pay ino attention to their
f bellowing and bawling.
e wo ould like to shoot the Journal
11 editor with a 4th "spud" which is on
e our table, raised without irrigation. `
v1 It won1d probably change his views
in reir l to Montana's agricultural
1 osspi ii1ies: at least he would have ol
to -'Jaenowledlge that Montana soil
Swas adapted to the production of in
it ::n umoth "murrphies."
Imrprovmrent in Business.
Evideuices of a bettcr condition of
affairs in trade throughout the coil
try continue to multiply. The trafftlic
of the leading railways-- always an
,:'cel.lent barometer of business -
shows steady inmprovement. and on
many lines every wheel is int uiotion.
A large number of interior merchants,
only recently in this city buying
goods, have returned home and or
ders to replenish stocks are already
coming, which plainly indicates that
internal trade is increasing in volume.
In one section the cotton crop promi
ses to be the largest on record, and in
another the same can be said of the
corn crop. These are the two most
important products of the country,
and with such an abundant yield it is
not surprising that confidence as to
the future is expressed throughout
merchantile circles. In certain
branches of industry which have long
been depressed improvement is inak
ing progress, noticeably in the coal
trade and in the manufacture of steel
rails. Wall street has caught the in
fection, and while special causes have
to a certain extent stimulated the
buoyancy and activity the general re
vival of business has undoubtedly had
much to do with the advance that has
taken place.--New York World.
Choteau County's Assessrment
The assessment roil of Choteaun
county will foot up $3,700,000 this
year; an increase of $700,030 over that
of last year. This is highly satisfac
tory, when it is taken into considera
tion that property has depreciated in
value considerably throughout the
territory during the past year--and
none more than Choteau county prop
ty, owing to a peculiar combination of
causes-and then again, the assessor
is now a salaried officer, instead of
receiving a per cent. as his compensa
tion. This is not written with the
purpose of casting any reflections up
on the honorable gentlemen who act
as assessors in Montana, but it is fair
to presume that an assessor working
for a commission would be more vig
ilant and rustle around more ener
getically after assessable property,
than he would while working for a
niggardly salary. If there is any oc
casion to call together the remains of
last winter's legislative fiasco, let it
be for the purpose of repealing the
Special Agent Appointed.
George R. Milburn of Miles City,
has been appointed Special Agent of
t the Interior Department, to make al
lotments of land in severalty to the
Crow Indians, under the act approv
Sed of April 11, 1882
s WASHINiTON LETTER.
tt [From our Regular Correspondent.]
0 W1smHNGTON, Oct. 16, 1835.
e As the touch of frost clothes the
Is streets and parks of Washington in
p autumnal hues, the city begins to as
t- same a livelier and gayer appearance.
1- Stylish equipages, with their liveried
d coachman and footman. a sight not
n often seen during the summer months,
it now pass frequently up and down the
,. avenues. The store windows are
bright with the display of fall goods,
0 and the crowd on the pavements of
A Pennsylvania avenue daily increases.
The hotel and boarding house keep
I ers. and restauranters, as well as those
to who have reception costumes and
to swallow tail suits to hire, are making
elaborate preparations for the season;
is and members of Congress throughout
to the country with their female en
g tourage bIegin to pack their grip
t sacks and Saratoga trunks for their
w winter's sojourn at the Capital.
I Few people realize what a worth
n less specimen of genus homo the av
it erage Congressman is. Not every
Smem!ber of Congr, ss is as truly good
a ,ni::1 tl:hat ,a..on of eloquence
:nd ,e .,evli who ireprs:nts the
' ret .r',a ,i .ctf'. The oth r kind is
ro:e wh', h:vin:, hy dint o tflattering
si o"c'hlt-, deOlusivo loro liies, and
reidily spnt mlo 'y. lon elected to
fill i plue in the .eg slature, his slip
1e":' u'I , eo,twlttin"g i(ltmem"ory ea
t ily forget- nl' lh, promises on which
he hts cli~:,,ed to his post. honorable
in itself, aut di-bonored while in his
poses ,,,on. Nar.issus-like, he is lost
in ailuraittion of his own inmae, and
J rhps ourgt'ts the pu'rl.oe fuor which
ther was helc'teJ, and which may have i
,eon to vie ag1 inst an increased tar
iii on wool. cr to urge an appropria
tit, ftr imp'oving the North Fork of
Little ii - ddy Run. So, dur:ng .hit
of winter -ession, hie spends the greater
part of his time in the parlors and
dining saloons of hotels and at vari
ous places of amusement and interest.
During the few hours daily that lie is
el etxpected to be in the House or Sen
ate, he lounges in an easy chair or on
ra sofa, slmoking, reading the newspa
pers, gossipping with female lobby
ic ists in the waiting rooms, and flirting
with gallery goddesses. He pays lit
tle attention to the debates that are
about matters outside the area of his
al narrow district; and can always be
relied upon to vote for an adjourn
W1hen two years have almost claps
ed, and he realizes that his term of
oftice is about to expire, he rouses
himself from his lethargy, and dislik
ing to relinquish his role in the great
drama of history, he gets one of the
many "literary fellows" who are al
ways hanging around, to write him a
f speech, which he reads to empty
chairs in Congress, and sends several -
hundred copies of the Congressional
1 Record in which it is printed, to his
con:;tituents. And when the end of
his term conimes, his exit from public
life reminds one not of a faliling star,
Sut rather resembles a dropping
This is not an exaggerated type of
B statesmanship in Washington. There
t are so many like him that he is not
conspicuous for indolence or stupidi
- ty. The idea that the mission of
a leadership is past is a mistake. There
0 are a few prominent men on either
t side who birect legislation, and the T
rest are but followers. Although the -
S vote of the dullest member counts as
o much as that of Daniel Webster, he
t gets his cue from his chief and is able
a to vote without disgrace to himself or
disaster to his country.
But it is not strange that legislation
l lags and that bills are sent forth half
made up, when so many of the peo
pie's agents are unqualified by mind, v
0 education, or aspiration for the work
c of legislation.
Much has been said and written re
d cently about the reform of Civil Ser- -
s vice. A radical reform in the legisla
tive service is most urgent. If Mr.
Leatherlung and Mr. Set-'Ein-Up
n were compelled to pass a competive
s examination they would never attain
their places in the Senate or House.
Hunting Winter Quarters.
The Canadian Pacific is credited
a with an intention of acquring by pur
e chase the Portland & Ogdensburgh
road, and in connection with the
Southwestern, making a route to
'f Portland mith a view to used the lat- F
r ter as a winter port.
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