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ADVER.TISLNG RATEI. Iweek... $2.1 31S 3 4.4$ 6., 9. $ 12 1 montk. . 1 6.1 7.. 10j 15.1 5. t months 1 7. 8. I 10. 15. 250. 55. 1 months 1. 10. 2 15. i 30. 1 55.. I11. 1 year...l. 1. 1. 25. I 53. I 1.i 1. Business notices in reading matter, 25 cents er line. Business notices 15 cents per line for first in rtion, and 10 cents per line for each subsequent nsertion of same matter. SPRAY OF THE FALLS. The Cataract Mill is running steadily. Ira Myers was at Benton the past week. Mr. Spear's new building is up and en closed. W. 0 Dexter came up from Benton this week. Last Monday was the shortest day of the year in this latitude. Chas. Wegner is in Helena, straighten ing out accouts with his firm. Messrs. Kennedy and Winters are in the mountains for a week's hunt. We wish all our readers a Merry Christ mas and many returns of the day. Dunlap & Arthur have been making t some improvements on their property. Tom Lough left for the upper country this week and will be absent until spring. Murphy, Maclay & Co. received anoth er invoice of goods from the Benton house this week. WANTED-A girl-to cook and do laun t dry work for a family of four. Inquire E at this office. * Judge IHuy has been confined jto his room the past week with a severe attack E of erysipelas. Heavy winds have prevailed during the s past week. They are disagreeably, but are preferable to snow. Messrs. Wildekopf, IHyde and Wright were passengers on nWarner's outgoing ex press Wednesday morning. s Quite a number of the young folks in this place attended a (lance given on Belt creek one evening last week. Jack Sutherlin, who was thrown from a wagon last week, has sufficiently recov ered to be able to go to work. We notice that the articles of our list of contributors are being liberally copied by a number of our exchanges. The name of the slayver of Bill Lindsay 1 at Yogo, is Willis Rhodes instead of Wil lis Rose, as we stated last week. It is said that the Chotean "('alumet" has made its appearance. So far we have not been favored with a copy. Are we forgotten ? J. N. Bridges left last week for Redtt Mountain, where he expects to remain during the winter, returning here early) next spring. The attention of the stockholders of the Eldorado Ditch company is called to a notice in another column relative to their annual meeting. The boys had ahigh time one night last t week. We learn they had one of their i number dancing for. two hours steady, clothed only in nature's garb. i Miss Ester Griffin of Sand Coulee was c thrown from a horse which she was rid ing, one day last week, and sustained painful injuries, fortunately, however, not serious. c We notice in the proceedings of the Dairy Association, which is published in another column, that Cholteau county's delegate is a residentof Lewis and Clarke county. Nevertheless, Mr. Weigand is a good man. Paris Gibson kindly furnishes us with I an article on the sheep industry, which is ublished is this issue. Mr. Gibson is a nized authority upon the subject and cle will be read with interest by r wool growers. County Commissioner Arnoux, of this I -county, was arrestod at Benton last week for forgery. IHe waived examination and r gave bonds for his appearance before the grand jury. We understand he has been t a meddling with county warrants. a Warm, bright, sunny day have been '1 characteristic of the weitther the past n week. Even the ubiquitous old-timer is s nonplussed, and for once is unable to re- Ii fer back to some ante bellum date when the season was "exactly the same." This little problem is going the rounds, a and only five seconds is given for the cor- 1: rect answer: If a cat and ahalf can catch e a rat and a half in a minute and a half c how many cats will be required to catch t one hundred and fifty rats in fifty minutes? d The weather still continues favorable t for range stock; in fact, in this section, we have had to winter up to date, with the exception of a slight snow squall. I The winter cannot now be a long one, and even should it prove exceptionally t severe after the Holidays no fears are en tertalned of any unusual loss, as the cat tle are in such excellent condition. George Wright, who for over one year has been employed in this office, left this week to take a position on the "Calumet," the new paper which recently made t its apipearance at the sprightly little town of Choteau, in this county. George is one of the pioneer typo's of Montana, and at one time owned an interest in the Boze man Avant Courier, which was founded by his brother, --An eastern paper ter forcibly indi An eastern paper very forcibly indi- r cat: t8he loss accruing to the drinker of we liquors by showing that where land is ad: worth $20 an acre, one glass of beer at five is cents would represent a piece of land vel twelve feet long and nine feet wide, du Sthough the land acquired by the industri- Af ous drinker is generally only six feet by two. The same mathematical calculation is applicable to all expenditures for un- me a neessary articles or luxuries, but the sut amount spent for liquors is'so much in tlid t excess of all similar expenditures that its ers use as a comparison is more telling. obi - - - - - 1 Pioneer Press, 13th inst. says: "C. A. of Broadwater of Helena, Montana, is a pal strong advocate of the good points of the Ca Territory in which he has a nominal resi tat dence. Anything to the disadvantage of ny. Montana he will not permit himself to St( think about, much less give it words. He ka was in St. Paul recently when the mer- cot cury played about the point marking 13 cot degrees below zero. 'There,' saiW; he, Bo looking at the weather record as publish- am f ed, 'that shows IIelena and Montana pos- Ch sesses a better climate than St. Paul. At M. Helena the record shows40degrees above Pa and at St. Paul 13 degrees below.' " Ierald: The projected canal at Sun wit River, to change the channel of the stream of at that place, has been surveyed by Prof. Co Marsh, who will make a report of his A. work to the commissioners, shortly. The hil matter of compensation to Mr. Strong rol through whose ground the route of the Pu canal lies, was referred to an arbitration hin committee. This committee has reported, for recommending that the sum of $5010 be stn; paid the said Strong, as full indemnity hat for any damage by him sustained. This the report has been referred to Mr. Ellis, the cor commissioner from that section, who will rat. further investigatethe matter. The work did on the canal will probably be commenc- out ed at an early date. hin Hop So. cle The Gazette says experience shows that Sea emigration moves with good times, and as the country is now recovering from a season of depression we may expect that the next year will bring a large increase to cor the population of Montana. tri ____- lov A Buyer Found. ch: The Sandwich Islands are for sale for of $14,300,000. The property consists of two wit sugar houses, one extinct volcano and '00 cas cases of leprosy, all in middling repair.-- Be Town Talk. Our devil says he proposes buying this Bet property after he draws his salary next nan week. ant A Bad Man. Willis Rhodes who shot Bill Lindsay at a iogo, an account of which was published a in last week's TI:BUtNE has the re!uta- o tion of being a bad man, and one that will. b shoot upon the least provocation. lie shot a man at Barker when that camp was t! booming, some three years ago, but with- t out fatal results. Caught a Quail. IA3uml'e- At Sun River, Wed(lnesdayV 1 evening, D)ecember 2., i655, George NW. Quail to Miss 3Maggie Mlanix. The cere t] mony was performed by Rev. Largent of f, this place. The bride is particularly for- b tunate in securing a Quail as they are ex- tl ceedingly scarce in Montana. The Tr- i nt-U extends congratulations. S Postal Changes. The following changes have made in tl postal service in this ecction: o Sun River to Piegan. From January 1, a 1886, reduce service to twice a week, be- s< tween Sun River and Choteau, 30 miles, tl now three times a week. p Choteau to Perrysburg. From Decem- w ber 31, 1885; discontinued. it ('artersville to Stickney. From De- d, comber 31, 1885; discontinued. g, Shot Himself. William Shoals, residing in the Judith li country near Utica, had a narrow escape p from death last week. He was hunting fr prairie chickens, and while scaling a fence a cocked revolver which he had in his hand A was accidently discharged, the bullet en tering his leg a little above the knee, and B ranging upward, lodged in his hip. Our in informant states that when lie left the 3 bullet had not been extracted and some ef fears were entertained of serious results sC in consequence. C Wool Market. ie Boston advices of the 11th inst. gives w the following in regard to the wool mark- so et: The market shows iucreasiugstrength ui in medium wools and indiference on the st part of dealers to make sales of some de- Jc scriptions. As previously reported, a few oe sales of Montana medium has been made ac at 26c, but that is now more generally fu asked for choice, and some is held at 27e. M I The quotations show a marked improve- ju ment in both fine and medium wools, the si same being quoted as follows: Montana to fine, 22@23.; medium, 24(@,26e. John Must Go. The miners in Neihart have inaugurated ei a crusade against the Heathen, otherwise known as Chinamen, and propose to oust A every mother's son of them out of the camp. At a meeting held there recently, ui the following resolutions were adopted: D Resolved, That all Chinamen in this F district be ordered to leave within ten I days from this date, and that a commit tee be appointed to notify them. at Resolved, That a permanent organiza- at tion be formed and a committee be be ap r pointed to warn all the Chinese to leave; ta that a committee be also appointed to call mass meetings of this organization at any time they may deem necessary. I tl Fine Condition of Stock. le Never in the history of Montana, have in cattle, sheep and horses entered upon the Vi winter season in better condition than ol now. The fall was exceptionally tfine, no fc heavy storm having occurred during Oc- 1i tober or November. At. this date, there it is no snow on the ground, and no cold d' weather or frost. Some fields have just al been sown with spring wheat, and there sC is nothing except the dry condition of the in groundto prevent the sowing of wheat and ol oats extensively. The outlook for Mon- et tana in every respect is bright, except, ti perhaps, the silver mining interests, which sc of would suffer if the policy of the national is administration should be carried out. It e is certain that our Territory will grow d very rapidly in population and wealth during the next few years. After 'Em. n Our readers will all undoubtedly re 1 member the presiden:'s proclamation last e summer regarding the illegal fencing of n the public domain by cattlemen and oth a ers, It seems his order was not generally obeyed, as suits--both civil and criminal -have been commenced by the secretary L. of the interior against the following com a panies and individuals: The Northwest e Cattle company, in Meagher county. Mon i tana; Dakota Stock and Grazing compa ny, in Sioux county, Nebraska; Dakota o Stock company, in Sioux county, Nebras e ka; Montana Cattle company, Meagher - county, Montana; C. A. Maynard, Madison 3 county, Montana; Patrick Largay, Silver Bow county, Montana; J. A. Campbell and others, Custer county, Montana; Charles Beunden, Silver Bow county, t Montana. Painful Accident. George Wrenn of Sand Coulee, met n with quite a serious accident on Thursday n of last week. lie was returning to the . Coulee from Great Falls in company with A. B. Elkins, and when at the top of the e hill near Mr. Bywater's ranch, the break rod on the wagon broke, as Elkins was e putting on the brake. The mishap threw a him out of the wagon, and the horses four in number-becoming frightened, e started on the run down the hill. Wrenn ' having no way of stopping the horses, as s the reins were dragging on the ground. e concluded to take the chances of a jump 1 rather than stay with the outfit, which he i did, breaking one of the ankle bones in one of his limbs and otherwise brusing himself quite painfully. Elkins escaped 1 uninjured, likewise the horses and vehi cle. t - Serious Offense. tMention is made in another column of t the arrest of James Arnoux, one of the commissioners of this county. The dis trict attorney gives the herald the fol- , lowing concerning the matter: "The I charge of forgery is based on the raising I r of milage certificates. Mr. Arnoux and wife were subpoenaed as witnesses in a case before one of the lower courts of Benton. Their home is twenty miles from Benton, but at the time they were subpoe-. nae(l in this case they were both in town, and consequently entitled to no milage, or only thie nominal amount in such instanc es. Mr. Arnoux claimed milage for forty I t miles, but the probate judge woulnid not allow it, and made out the certificates for 1 one mile. When the certificates came 1l before the conmnisaioners for auditing, 1Mr. Arnoux raised his and his wife's cer tificates by altering the figures romn one to 36 or 40--the exact amount is not known-passed them as correct, and was paid the money. Si1 That Extra Bounty. In, regard to the extra bounty given by the stockmen of the Chestnut round-up li for each wolf and cavote hide, the Hlus- S( bandman wants to know what protection n the members of the association have fi against the implortation of hides from the tl Saskatchewan or Yellowstone regions and claiming a bounty from them. This matter, we understand, was considered by 81 the members, but no satisfactory solution n of the problem arrived at. They are sl aware that they will be imposed upon to si some extent, but they propose to watch t the matter as close as possible, and any o: party that endeavors to get a Baskatche wan or Yellowstone wolf hide punchedl t in order to get the extra bounty, is taking . desperate chances on escaping without ih getting his own hide punched so full of ct holes that it wouldn't hold turnips. How- m ever, the members are inclined to take a ai liberal view of the matter and expect to to pay bounty on many a hide which camne from other than their range. p Absurd. A French -Canadian named Jacques tr Braun, serving in the capacity of porter at in aprominentjhlusiness house in Larimer, Wyo., makes a startling statement to the sa effect that Louis Riel was an illegitimate son of Sir John Macdonald, premier of st Canada. Braun claims to have held a commission as captain under the rebel at leader and to have been very intimate of with him. lie says Riel divulged the at secret of his parentage to him, exhibiting th undisputable evldence in proof of his statement, that Riel asserted that Sir in John gave him warning to escape arrest on the occasion of his first treasonable lt acts years ago, and furnished him with th funds during his subsequent residence in in Montana. He says he made his escape in just previous to the capture of Hiel andth since h1as been drifting south. lie points to the dilatory policy of the Canadian th government regarding the execution of Riel and the abrupt departure of Sir John th immediately afterward as circumstial evidence in support of his tale. A Reminescense. th A correspondent of the Billings Gazette under the caption, "Reminescense of a o Moss Back," has the following to say of ga Ft. Shaw and the Sun river valley, which t will bear repeating: "Fort Shaw is situ- b3 ated upon the south bank of Sun river gi and is-One of the most important umilita-l ry posts in the Territory. It is finely and tastefully built, and has been rendered at very attractive by shade trees, ornament- cc al shrubbery and parterres of flowers, for at the supply of which irrigating ditches l leading from the river have been brought e into all parts of the grounds. Sun river valley is one of the famous stock regions of Montana, and immense herds have found a lavish subsistence upon the rich herbage of its meadows and uplands, but it has long since been exhausted. Here dwelt some of the leading stock-kings, ci about 50,000 head being in the hands of at some half dozen owners, the herds rang- a ing over an immense district on both sides bi of the Missouri. Leaving Fort Shaw we of enter the broken region which indicates w the near proximity of the mountains and pt some of the grandest scenery of which 3( ii Montana oan boast lies on the road to It Helena. Near Fort Shaw is the Square w Butte, called by Lewis and Clarke "For th tification Butte," a huge mass of sand stone jutting up almost perpendicular from the level of the valley and covered on top by a broad grassy table land, con. - taiinng 40,000 acres of unattainable pas St turage. of -- ___ BRIGHT PROSPECTS FOR WOOL ly GROWERS. FORP THE TRIBUNE. - The outlook for the sheep industry of *st Montana was never better than at present. n- Being closely allied to the woolen indus try of the country, it has just passed ta through a period of great depression. Is When financial distress visits our country er the manufacturer of woolen goods is ' among the first to feel its effects. The er consumption of wool becomes less and d1 less every day through the period of con a; traction, until a majority of the mills of y, the country either stop altogether or are run on greatly reduced time. As a result wool steadily declines until the grower et seeing his profits decreasing from year to year, decides to abandon the business. l But at such times, fortunately for the th great pastoral sheep interest of the far ie West, there are few buyers, and only the k- wether portions of our flocks can be as shipped to Eastern markets. -Not so, however, with the sheep owners of the _ East, who have large markets for mutton. almost at their doors. For there, when n wool reaches a point below which there is as little or no profit, thousands of small d. flocks are shipped to market in a body ewes, wethers and lambs, and are sold for e whatever price the market will afford. n In this way, during the hard times, vast numbers of sheep are slaughtered more d than in prosperous times. After the i_ losses of two or three years, and whgn a revival of the industries of the country takes place, a sudden and rapid advance in wool sets in, and a prosperous era for f the sheep business is assured. e The country has just passed through s- such a period as I have refered to. The 1- woolen mills are all running, and wool e0 has advanced about 25 per cent. since Ju ly, with every prospect that it will ad l vance still more the coming year. ;Noth a ing is likely to prevent good prices for if wool and prosperity for the sheep inter a est, but a recurrence of general hard e- times throughout the country. Wool a, growers in Montana have much to en )r courage them besides the bright business c- outlook of the country. The past year y has added so much to the reputation of tt Montana wool, that it stands today, all ir things considered, unequalled among e American grown wools. Nor is its supe riority fully acknowledged yet. Where r- can you find uuwashed wool so clean and Ic so free from burrs and dirt as our wool? St And more than all, where can you find is wool in the United States, so soft, so) sound and with such splen(lid working qualities? And this is not all. I will guarantee that any first-class manufactur e or or judge of wool will say after handl P ing three thousand fleeces from some of s- some of our well-bred flocks, that lie has - 1 never seen an equal ilnumber of fleeces e from any other flock, except it be in Aus e tralia or New Zealand, that would not Svield more low or inferior wool. it is not uncommon to hear some of our sheep owners express regret that they didl I not embark in cattle raising instead of A sheep raising. Had they done so five or S, six years ago, their profit would doubtless T have been greater, as the advance in price of range cattle has been from 100 to 200 per cent. But looking to the probabrlefu- o ture of these two branc<hes of business, it cannot resist the conclusion that the cheep interest promises better results. The complaint that sheep raising requires too rmuich work will be heard in Montana less I and less every year as men come here to engage in the business, expecting to work and are willing to work. The su perior quality of the wool grown here and the great advantages which this Territory B oilers for sheep raising, are sure to at- 0 tract the attention of capitalists, aud large amounts of money will be invested in - ranches and permanent improvements the same as has been done in other countries possessing advantages for pastoral sheep husbandry. It is doubtful if there j is any other place in theivorld where the to sheep busindss, by a proper expenditure hr of money, can be carried on more safely, co and with more profitable results than in HE this Territory. 21 Hitherto nearly all who have engaged Co in the sheep businss in Montana were Ba: poor menl when they commenced. To- k (lay, however, with but few exceptions, these men who have continued atthe bus iness have made money rapidly, and are in a situation to reap great profits from their flocks in the future. Much money will undoubtedly be spent hereafter in \ the improvement of our sheep. The time tic in my Opinion, is not far distant, when st the Montana merino sheep, the outgrowth IH of our splendid climate and rich grasses, NI will stand foremost among the families of si the merino race. Those engaged in the breeding of thor- Ar oughbred sheep in Montana, already note a great improvement over the parent flocks J that were shipped from Vermont. Year by year the Montana merino sheep will grow in strength and hardiness. Being of all animals the most certain to adapt themselves to new conditions of climate 1 and food, we can be assured that they will continue to improve here in constitution th and wool-producing qualities, until they Mo become a distinct family of the fine-wool- N, ed race, certainly unsurpassed, and I be- ° lieve unequalled in the world. co Pxats Gresox. ý NOTICE-FOR SALE. I will dispose of the following property cheap, for cash: A nice lot of mess pork at 9 cts. per pound; a good work team; a good cook stove, complete; Climax to bacco, 50 eta. per pound. Will dispose of of any goods on hand cheap for cash, as I want to get rid .of them before the antici pated flood next spring. Jao. DtvIxE, 0Botf Sa' River, -Montana. MONTANA DAIRY ASSOCIATION. Tranchant: In accordance with the call, a number of gentlemen interested in r the dairy business met in Townsend on I the 12th inst. for the purpose of starting the wheels rolling toward a p e . - territorirl organization. HIon. JC. Stuart was elected president of the meeting, and V. H. Fisk secretary. The laws enacted - by our last legislature for the protection ) of the dairy interests in Montana were explained, and the necessity of united ac tion to see that they are enforced was r made clear to all. A motion prevailed that the organiza Stion be known as the "Montana Dairy 1 A , ,ci ation." Mj1.,e:, 1). get1, E'1sq., of Townsend, was el-ctc.d temporary president; Van H. Fisk tel..porary corresponding secretary, and J. R. Weston ass't. cor. secretary, all I to act in their respective capacities until a permanent organization shall have been r formed and permanent officers elected. It was ordered that a committee of one from each county be appointed to aid in forming a permanent organization by urging upon those interested in their sev eral counties its importance and induce a full attendance at the meeting to be call ed for that purpose. The following gentlemen were appoint ed as such committee: Meagher, A. W. Ford; Jefferson, John Flaherty; Gallatin, J. II. Nixon; Lewis and Clarke, C. 11. Tubbs; Deer Lodge, Fred M. Wilson; Missoula, Anthony Chaffin; Choteau, G. W. Weigand; Fergus, Wm. Berkins; Madison, Mort. Lott. The counties not represented in this committee will be as soon as the proper names can be had. The following resolutions passed: Resolved, That the press of Montana are hereby requestecrto give publication to these p)roceedings, and aid in the protect ivw movement here inaugurated for this great industry. Resolved, That lion. J. K. Toole, our delegate in Congress, be sent a copy of the proceedings, and that he be requestd ( to favor national legislation promotive and protective of the dairy interests'of our whole country. Resolved, That this convention now ad journed to meet in Helena on M lh 4th, 1886, for the purpose or forminc a per manent organization. J.ts. C. SrTU.1T, Pres. V. II. FrSK, Sec. F'ISHIIERIAN'S SONG. SWhen with his lively rays the potent sun I-as pierced the stream and roused the finny-race, Then, issuingcheerfnl, to thy sport repair; Just in the dubious point wherewith the pool Is mixed with the trembling stream, or where it boils Around a stone, or from the bottomed bank Reverted plays in undulating flow, There throw, nice judging, the delusive fly; And as you lead it round in artful curve With eye attentive mark the springing game, Straight as above the surface of the floo They wanton rise, or urged by hunge n leap, Then fix with gentle twitch, the barbed hook. Some lightly tossing to the grassy bank. And to the shelving shore slow dragging SOine, With various hand proportioned to their force. If yet too young and easily deceived, A worthless prey scarce bendsyour pliant rod; Him, piteous of his youth, and the short space He has enjoyed the vital light of heaven, Soft disengage, and back into the stream w The speckled captive throw. But should b you lure From liis dark haunt, beneath the tangled F roots Of pendant trees, the monarch of the brook, Behores you then to ply your finest art. -TuoMesO's SEEASONS. 4 ADKINSON, Attorney at Law. i Gives Special attention to Business in the U S Land Office, F HELENA, MONT. NOTICE OF FINAL ENTRY. LAND OFFICE AT HELENA, MONT. December 10, 1885. NOTICE is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before Wil! Hanks a Notary Public, in and for Choteau county, Montana, at Great Falls, on February 4. 1886, viz: Herman Wildekopf, who made Pre-emptionD.S. No 4667 for tee NE 4i SE , see ne', sec 25. tp 21n of r e, and lots 2 &3 see 30, tp21 nof r2 e He name the following witnesses to prove his continuous risidence. pon, and cultivtion o said Land, viz: Robert Vaughn, John Devine, James Gibb ef Sun River, Mont. and James Mat kins of Great Falls. Montana, 8 W LANGHORNE, Register. Notice of Final Entry L.AND OFFICE AT HELENA, MONT., h Nov. 21, 1885. NOTICE is hereby given that the following named settler has'filed notice of her inten tion to make final proofin support of her claim, and that said proof will be made before the Reg iste' and Receiver of the U. S. Land Office at Helena, M T. on Jan. 4 188.5, viz: Ida A. (Zdle, who made ) S No 5850, for the SE 4i NE ' and the NE 1. SE'4 section 23, Township 18 N of R. 2 East She names the following witnessesto prove her continuous residence upon, and cultivation of, said land, viz: Arthur L North, Fred Turner, Charles Turner. of Ulidia, Meagher county, Montana, and John I! Mink, of Helena, MT S W LANGRORNE, Register JOHN WEDDl. Attorney. for claimants NOTICE OF FINAL ENTRY. LAn OFrrFIcE AT'RELENA, M T, November 20. 1885. Notice is hereby given that the following-nam ed settler has filed norice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the Register and Receiver of the U 8 Land Office at Helena, Montana. on January 4. 1886. viz: John W Ronald. who made Preemption D S No 5183 for the NEi4, NEIL. sec 11 SEX SE'4 se 2 andW% SWW see tp18NR 2 e He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon, and cultivation of said land.viz: William H Ewing. Mrs Rebeea Ewing. of Helena, Montana: andssaac N Jor dan andTyrn M Hubbard of Truly. Montana. ,r 8W LANGHORNE Regist Legal Blanks For Sale at the "Tribune Office' Patronize Home industry! 'The CATARACT ROLLERMILL Is Maiing, the Following Bral : n x X x x x x X Y : DIAMO N D X X X X X X X X X g "STRAIGHT." " LD US T." "Silver -.:- Leaf." Dunlap & Arthur, ---DEALERS IN t- . grocr Prvs s e Prviso Hardware, A Steel Nails, Etc. f A Share of Your Pa'rouage Solicited. Great Falls, - - - Montana PIONEER HOTEL lBest Table and Most ('omfortable Rooms- of any Hotel in Great Falls. SCl-..ag.es "E3easonable Walker & Carter, - - - -Pros Dexter's Ferry Across the IVissouri River above Sun river IS NOW RUNNING. W. 0. DEXTM, Prrp. FOR SALE! OF THE SCOTCH FIFE VARIETY. I have 800 bushels of this wheat produced on my Sun River Valley ranch, which I will dispose of for seeding purposes, only. The wheat is endorsed by the proprietors and miller of the Cataract Roller Mill at Great Falls. Parties desiring to secure a quantity of this wheat should write at onca. Price 2 and 24 cents per pound. Address M. L. STRONG, Sun River, Mct COX & THEBO. Mso L C on left Shoulder. on left hip. P on left hip. Range--Teton, Willow ('reek and Deep Creek. P. O. Address--Choteau. Montana. Well broken saddle, draft and" buggy horses constantly on hand and for sale MICHAEL OXARAR r. Branded same as cut Alsoowner of horses branded on left thigh Range between NOrth fork of Sun river anp Deep creek* Post office-Augusta, Montana Vent-Brand inverted. I'OR SALE: Well broken saddle, drdt sad driving horses. Also several blooded stallions from 14 to.16 hands high ADY'S. Thc BUYERS' GUIDE is issued March and Sept. S each year. ~i 216 pages, Y 83 /x 11% incheswith over 3,500 llustratons --a whole Picture Gallery. GIVES Wholesale Prices direct to consumers on all goods for personal or amily use. Tells how to order, and gives exact east of everyr thing you use, eat, drtnk, wear, eo have fan with. These INVALUABLE BOOKS contain aInormation gleas from the markets of the world. We will mail a copy FREE to any at dress upon receipt of 10 es. to defray expense of mailing. Let us hear frome you. Reaspectlay, MONTGOMERY WARD&A CO. d2t do 229 Wabash Aene, i1cag.o, I.S TENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION, The only lluistrated i devoted to the development of the Greaieiwst. Coctains a vast amoun of g tnl information andisp. ciai articleson stof intereesto .all h omnetet 'trstu Only L a year. LI.. ýmeblisher, No. Pl Front steet Portland,*O. James Adams Sun River iiorse brand; on left shouldr. F S Goss, Fork P 0 Ae r . Florence Owner oL I. lowing bra.4. Qon lft hi W on left ip ,[Horsee brl - Sed samsas ase . The Cochrane Ranche Co Main Office. . Montrsal Q President ..................on d H Cochran. Vice-Pres................. James A Cochame Sec and Treas.... ........... J LI Browning Underbit out of left ear of calveltbrraded up to 1882. Double dew lap on celvre branded after 1882. S'ent-Invert. .edBonlift jaw Vent-Inverted R on left aip. Range--Between Kootenai and Belly river. Address-Fort Macleod, N. W. T. Also owners jof cattle with double dowlap and square and compass on right hip. W. P. Turner& Sons. THfROUGR.RED B ZHOORT-IOR Yearling Bulls For Sale. PRICE 880.00 Also owners of the followin brand Ponlift ribs. WT on left shoulder. W on left shoulder Ton left thigh. RABNGN-Marias Valley. P.O. ddress-Fort Conrad. vi t. e. Ed. Mathews. SVeont em.. abrimnd Addrese-anr &irer