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The Wool Trade Begins the Fiscal
Year on a Sound Basis.
NEW YORK, June 15.--The trade circu
lar of William Macnaughtan's Sons con
tains much that concerns wool-growers in
general. In that document the firm say:
The wool season since June 1886 showed
V uch industrial depression. Capital and la
aor alike suffered. The season has been the
most unusual and disastrous one upon re
cord. Never before have prices continued
weak for so long a period, and manu
facturers so unwilling to buy wool unless
obliged to. Many woolen mills were fre
quently closed for a short time. Facts
such as these would be expected to cause
some shrinkage in values, and they have,
but owing to the conservative business
policy pursued by all, the wool trade be
gins a new fiscal year with good prospects
and on a sound basis. This depresslon has
caused but few failures among woolen
manufacturers, which proves their strength
and soundness.
All experienced merchants agree in
saying that the worst has been past, and
that business generally is starting up on a
new lease of property which will continue
for some years to come. Wool and wool
ens have stood the trial and come out in
better condition than any other branch of
business. Under the most adverse cir
cumstances of a bad market, we have
handled over three million pounds of wool
during the season, and have yet to hear a
consignor say that we have not worked
faithfully in his interests and to his satis
The New York market to-day has a very
small supply of desirable wools, viz:
sound, full staple, good condition, fine
and medium grades. The general tone of
the market during the past two months
has been firmer, although sales have been
restricted, owing to the very small supply
of desirable wools, and while there has
been no advadce in values, the indication
is a good one.
BosToN, June 17.-Denny, Rice & Co.
say that the market has, according to the
sales, been apparently more active, but that
is incorrect, for the heavy transactions in
foreign carpet wools make up the total,
which would otherwise be small to repre
sent the dullness which has surely pre
The leading features have been the con
tinued excitement in the country, com
pelling some houses to withdraw their
buyers, and an active demand for medium
wools, particularly B supers.
Telegrams from St. Louis, Chicago and
Indiana quote medium wools at ic off, but
they are still too high for any dealer to
to buy, although: at this decline it is
claimed they can be laid down for less
than similar wools are offered at here. It
is believed that this weakness will be more
or less reflected elsewhere in the west and
is dcue to the break in wheat.
Montana wools are expected to arrive in
Boston about the 20th, but the bulk of the
clip will not be in until the middle of
The selling prices in cents per pound,
Tor Montana wool, now and a year ago are
as follows:
Montana fine 21 to 22; 1886, 21 to 22.
Montana fine medium, 23 to 25; 1886,
21 to 23.
Montana medium, 24 to 25; 1886, 21 to
The total receipts since January 1,1887,
comprise 130,914 bags domestic and 50,104
bales foreign, against 110,255 bags do
mestic and 48,028 bales of foreign for the
corresponding-period of 1886.
The sales for the week comprise 2,275,
700 lbs of domestic heece and pulled, and
1,269,000 lbs of foreign, making the week's
transactions foot up 3,544,700 lbs, against
2,157,400 and 2,186,400 lbs for the two
previous week's transactions.
News from the Ranges.
MIms CrIT, June 28.-Three of the
principal roundups are within ten miles
of this city. From them it is learned that
the losses have not exceeded 15 per cent,
although some of the outfits have lost a
larger percentage. The bulls are almost
entirely wiped out. Horses are reported
all right, the percentage of loss being un
der 10. The roundups will move to-day
and the season's work will be ended in
two weeks. The bunch grass is better
than it has been for a number of years.
Enough hey will be put up to carry the
outfits through the next winter. Already
several thousand cattle have been ship
Horsemen are Jubilant over their, light i
losses and no complaint is heard from
Several eastern capitalists have been i
here to look up land, and in every case
have secured desirable ranges.
Floods in Alberta.
FORT WaLsH, June 28.-The copious
rains of the past month and the melting
snow in the mountains have caused
nearly all the streams to overflow, convey- I
ing small rivers into rushing streams,
washing out railroad bridges and teleI
graph poles and causing serious damage
and loss of property. Trains are running
regularly, however, on the Canadian
$80,000 Gone up in a Blaze.
PORTLAND, Ore,. June 28-A fire yea
terday destroyed the b.usiness portion of
Pullman, Washington territory. Teid los
.is $75,000 to 80,0 The losers are Me<
Connell, Chambers l; Co., general taer. I
chandise, $80,000; Insured for $20O,@; 4
Farris Bros., hardware,..; Ellsworth & De.
sledge, druggists, and Cochra n & Farr,
general merchandIse._.' .
A Disputed .ntract. .
B. PAum, June28.--. W. Conrad, one
af the agents who was awarded the Mis
souri river tranportailan 6f IndIan -mp- I
plies from Kansas City, Sioux City, Yank
ton and Fort Randall to the upper Mis
souri agencies, is likely to lose his contract
I and forfeit hi§ deposit check. He signed
a preliminary agreement to accept the
terms of the government contract which
was sent him to sign. He interlined the
document, adding that he would not be
responsible for loss from fire or water.
The action of Mr. Conrad in thus abrogat
ing the agreement previously signed with
I the department may cause the govern
ment serious embarrassment by delaying
the shipment of goods. Commissioner
Atkins will sign no such contract as Mr.
Conrad desires, and to send it back to him
will cause another delay. He has not yet
decided upon what course to pursue, but
will insist upon Mr. Conrad saving the
government any possible loss.
Fifty cowboys recently visited Fort Ben
The Miles City base ball club has de
feated the Keogh.
The shearing season is about over in the
Yellowstone valley.
Seventy-five new members have joined
the Butte Board of Trade.
The trotting horse Comet is forty-three
years old and shows his age.
Horses are being shipped from Miles
City over the seato Scotland.
An immense supply of excellent fire
clay has been found near Bozeman.
The Butte Robert Emmet literary as
sociation held a picnic on Sunday last.
Miles City has sent the old pioneer bor
ing and drilling machine to California.
Billings is raising $100 to pay the brass
band for playing on the Fourth of July.
E. A. Pugesley of Kansas City is look
ing for a range in the Yellowstone valley.
Thomas Cruse and T. H. Carter were
recently at their sheep ranch on Flat Wil
Corvallis expects that the Union Pacific
railroad will reach there in less than a
Tyler Worden and Miss Mattie C. Lan
ders were married lately in Missoula. The
presents were elegant.
Lots in the reservation addition at Fort
Benton have risen to $80. About a week
ago they were only $50 each.
About 100 carloads of lumber from the
Big Blackfoot mills are on side tracks of
the Northern Pacific railroad.
Scuenck has been sentenced to ten years
imprisonment for killing Mosen last No
vember. The trial took place at Dillon.
Arrow creek, an affluent of the Missouri,
was greatly flooded by the recent rains.
Bill Martin, an old trapper, lost all he had.
Murphy, Maclay & Co. loaded eight
teams in two days at Fort Benton. One
team was laden with goods for Great
Charles F. Boyle agrees to complete
the Boulder sampling works by August 1.
His charges will be from $2.50 to $8.00
per ton.
The legal opinion has been expressed
in Helena that after July 1 all retail liquor
business will be governed by the new
license law.
Missoula will sell $6,000 in coupon bonds
on July 21. They will bear seven per
cent interest and be payable in 15 years
and redeemable in 5 years.
C. E. Conrad and Major Maginnis are
receiving hearty praise at Fort Benton for
the success of their mission to President
Hill. Col. Broadwater's influence was
also exercised with success in favor of
Fort Benton.
Killed His Friend.
Fort Worth, Texas, telegram: W. T.
Grigsby, proprietor of the Unique sample
rooms, became insane last night from
brooding over financial troubles. He
stooa leaning on his safe toying with a re
volver, making elaborate preparations for
suicide and keeping the crowd at bay with
the weapon, threatening to kill any one
who approached. D. B. Kennedy, his best
friend, came into the saloon at the time
and running towards Grigsby, said: "He
shan't be allowed to kill himself, poor fel
low; I will save him." Notwithstanding
the commandtohalt, Kennedy pressed on
and was shot through the heart. The
maniac realized what he had done, sank
to the floor helpless, moaning, "The gal
lows, the gallows, I am going to the gal
lows." He is now a raving maniac.
Killed theJ)eputy.
SPRINGFtELD. MO., June 28.--C. B. Car
ter and Tom Killon killed the deputy
sheriff and escaped from jail at Mount
Vernon on Monday. Carter was to be
hanged next week for the murder of
Robert Crockett, and Killon was awaiting
sentence for complicity in the same crime.
Carter was a saloon keeper and Killon a
druggist, and Crockett had reported them
for violation of the liquor law:
Hill and Sparks.
WAsuKnGTON, June 28.--The latest
scheme for a presidential ticket talked of
here is Governor Hill of New York and
Commissioner Sparks of the general land
office. Hill, it is said, would receive the
united support of the Democrats in New
York. Mr. Sparks is not in high favor
with the people of the territories, but is
popular in the east.
Murdered by Indians.
Vzcrort., B. C., June :28.-Informatio
has been received here that the sloo
Sedabird," vwih left Piwort Towiend, W.
F., May, 1886, for Alaska never eached
that point, the crew having bei.n imrder
a-Our Stock of Wheat.
Nelwjn o, ne. 8.-Te following is
the viible -supply of ain June a
comnpiledbthe Wos ce Exchange
bi44 tmi0 . b el oyu Ior ,
a rye 789 0,a
d A Long Delayed Pension--the Rev
e enue Marine-Offices Declined.
e WASHLGTONx, June 20.--The subject of
e pensions has generally but little interest
for anyone but individual pensioners and
h their families, but the payment of the
- longest back pensions ever paid by the
g government was to Francis Patterson, a
blind beggar of Elmira, N. Y. It is initr
esting enough to form the plot of a-novel.
t When he was a soldiar in the Union army
t during the war, one day while on picket
duty Patterson became suddenly blind.
He wandered around helplessly for some
days, and being missed from camp he was
classed as a deserter. On his return to
Elmira his-wife and children abandoned
him on account, probably, of his disposi
tion to drunkenness. For eighteen years
he went begging about the town led by a
trained shepherd dog, his only friend.
Now the possession of $13,322, the amount
of his back pension, and the surety of $72
a month during his life time, has caused
his family and former friends to rally
I around him to that degree that he is in
danger of being reduced to returning to
his former partnership with the dog
through their avarice and greed. He ap
plied for a pension some years ago, but
the difficulty of explaining away the
charge of desertion caused the delay.
The American Telephone Company are
unpleasantly conspicuous at present
through the publicity given the former
life of its vice-president, T. W. Tyrer. Mr.
Tyrer has lived for several years in Wash
ington and has been largely interested in
the North Washington Improvement Com
pany. Some enemies of his and the com
pany have published these statements in
order to break down Tyrer and the com
pany. The latter seem able to stand the
assault, as an investigation by a committee
of the stockholders develous no fraudu
lent transaction, but Tyrer will probably
go to the wall, as the charges against
him are true. Mr. Tyrer does not deny
having served a term for forgery in Min
The proposal to utilize the revenue
marine by appointing graduates of the
United States naval academy to the va
cancies in that service is again under dis
cussion. As it now stands the graduates
of the academy are given $1,000 and rele
gated to private life, with the exception of
a few who stand at the head of the class.
They are appointed to such places as may
be vacant in the navy at the time of their 1
graduation. The idea is that the revenue
marine service offers a field of usefulness
for the other graduates. The secretaries
of the treasury and navy, to whose juris
diction the matter belongs, are mute on
the subject; but officers of experience and I
judgement, like Commodore Schley and t
Commodore Walker, express themselves I
cordially in favor of the scheme.
The president held a reception in the t
east room on Monday afternoodn, the first
since his return from the Adirondacks.
There were not many persons present, but i
those who were commented on Mr. Cleve- i
land's improved appearance since his va
cation. Mrs. Cleveland is still away. She c
is now paying a visit to a friend and c
school-mate, Miss Kingsford of Oswego,
New York. The president takes his cus
tomary afternoon drive to Oak View and
his dinner on his return to the white
house, at seven, alone, with the memory
of his bachelor days for company. How
pleasant the present must appear in con
tract with the past. s
Five men appointed under civil service s
rules have declined the positions offered n
them. It being inadequate to the require
ments of the examination-stenography,
penmanship and the higher branches of n
mathematics were some of the require- r
ments. Those who pass do not have a
very high reward for their efforts, while "
those who fail have the comfort of knowing 1
that they are still eligible for the presi
Tony's Body Found.
J. T. King returned Saturday evening
from a trip to Flat creek, where he went
after his team and also to search for the
body of Tony Vodil, who was recently
drowned in that stream, a full account of
which was given in this paper at the time.
After some search Mr. King succeeded in
fi ding Tony's remains about half a mile
from where he was drowned. The body
w4s almost entirely covered by sand and
drift-wood. Owing to the advanced state
of decomposition of the rema'ns, it was
thought advisable to bury him there until
such time as his friends could be com
municated with, and their wishes consult
ed as to the future desposition of the re
mains. The unfortunate man's wife was
iwnorant of the sad fate of her husband
until a few days ago.
Courtesies Exchahged.
FORT BENTON, June 28.-{Special to
the Tribune].-Appended is the first spec
ial dispatch sent. over the wires of the
Rocky Mountain Telegraph Company,
which have just been united at Fort As
sinaboine. The hearty congratulations of
the great northwestern territories of Can
ada were duly reciprocated:
FORT WAsaH, N. W. T., June 27.--The
people of the northwestern territories of
Canada send their hearty congratulations
and best wishes to their cousins in the ter
ritories, on the completion of telegraphic
communication between them, and they
trust that it may soon be followed by a
Killed by Lightning.
From Mr. Jolhn McKee the Tniat
learns that Clarence McCarthy, a n
man who lived near eyser.. a ,tation
about mridway between Kibbe .O n
the village of tanford, was killed by
lightni Saturda yniht. On leaving the
house a Mcarthy told Ihis wife thatl be
woiild go and take a Took eft -the eatle
while .le was preparing supper. As
time after leaving a storm commen
and her husbad not returning Mrs M
Carthy became alarmed. Darkne hav
takting her babe to ° er armns, i'
searching the prairie, and at a distance of
about three-quarters of a mile from the
house, saw objects lying on the ground.
Being frigttened and nervous, she did not
approach close enough to discover their
identity, but hastily proceeded to a neigh
bor's, named Foster, and rllated her sus
picions. This gentleman immediately
went to the place indicated and found the
deai body of Mr. McCarthy, his horse
also lying dead some eight or ten feet dis
tant. Beth had been killed by lightning.
Mr. McCarthy lived in the neighborhood
about four years, and had just proved up
on his claim. He was highly respected by
his neighbors and was well-to-do, having
among his possessions over a hundred
head of cattle. The deceased leaves a
wife and young baby. The remains will
be sent to his former home for burial.
D. H. Chowen returned from Benton
E. R. Clingan, the merchant at Belt, is
in the city.
H. D. Burghardt, the well-known Nei
hart merchant, arrived in town to-day.
The crop prospects in northern Montana
were never more promising than at the
present time.
The year 1887 will go on record as the
most prosperous one in the history of our
fair territory.
The TRIEUNE acknowledges receipt of a
handsome bouquet of flowers from Mrs. C.
W. Black of Belt. Many thanks.
Dan Dutro, the well-known Benton
photographer, is paying this place a visit
and has secured some excellent views of
the falls.
Murphy, Maclay & Co. are having
shelving put up on the east side of their
large store-room, to accommodate the large
stock of goods which are arriving daily.
Several freight outfits are across the
river, above the mouth of Sun river, await
ing the transfer of Dexter's ferry to its new
position near the Montana Central bridge
site on Sun river.
Briggs & Ledgerwood are losers by the
flood to the amount of over one hundred
and twenty-five dollars, by the spoiling of
an invoice of hams which they had en
route from Helena.
A man went over the dam, just after
dinner, while fast asleep. When the boat
made the plunge, he was thrown high in
the air clear of his boat, which floated
down stream. His mishap was observed
by parties on shore who went to his
Any one doubting the wheat producing
qualities of the soil of northern Montana
without irrigation are invited to visit the
numerous wheat fields on the high bench
lands near town, and satisfy themselves
that Montana can grow as good wheat as
her eastern sisters.
The buildin; of the wagon bridge across
the Missouri river at this point, the grad
ing on the Manitoba main line and its
numerous sidetracks, together with the
building of the dam and the erection of
business blocks and dwellings, will give
employment to a large number of me
3hanics and laborers during the balance
Af the present year.
The Indians Again.
WAsahNGTON, June 28.-The north
western Indian commissions are ready to
lay their documents before the commis
sioner of Indian affairs. The commis
sioner has already made a report of the
negotiatians with the Chippewas of Min
nesota; the Aricarees and the Indians on
the Fort Berthold reservation, as well as
with the various tribes on the Blackfoot
reservation in northern Montana.
In the final report the commission deals
with the negotiationswith the Pend d'Oreil
les, Coeur d'Alenes, Spokanes and Flat
The commission, it will be recalled, ne
gotiated with Indians in the northwest and
are preparing for the allotment of lands
in severalty and for the reduction of reser
vations. The commission gives full de
tails of its travels and work.
Mr. Cairns Recovering.
FORT WALSH, June 28.-Mr. Cairns,
general manager of the Rocky Mountain
Telegraph Company, has been in this vi
cinity for some time, but owing to the
fatigue and hardships in crossing the
country, he has been dangerously ill with
rheumatism and'fever. He is now recover
ing and able to be about again, though still
very feeble.
Cattlemen Jubilant.
FORT WAlsn, Alberta, June 28.--The
ranch and cattlemen throughout the Can
adian territories are very jubilant over the
prospects for the present season. The
crops are in most excellent° condition and
the cattle are fat. In fact many of the
bands of cattle would now make excellent
Five Dollars Reward.
The undersigned will pay the above re
ward for z the recovery of a bay pony,
branded a on the left shoulder; or will
pay $2.50 J for information that will lead
to its recovery. Range, Sand Coulee.
JAxMas A. WaLxan.
Sand Coulee, June 14,1887.
Five Dollars Reward.
Strayed from my ranch near the
Rainbow falls, one roan mare, brandedj
on theleft shoulder. Areward- of&-. L
,will be paid for her return, or $2.50: for
informationthat will lead toa her recovery.
Great ?alls, June 5, 1887
F or Rent.
After July 10, a u s bulding eor
Will Wait i Octiber.I
W :Jn2::re tCe
fsn hs
trip.u Octobe
)t Advices From the Great Wool Markets
--Recent Sales n Boston.
BosTON, June 17.--According to Dewey,
Y Gould & Co's report, the receipts of do
me estic for the week have been 13;877 bales,
~ aainst 10.611 bales for the corresponding
week in 1886, 12,854 bales in 1885, and
S11,066 bales in 1884. The imports of
foreign for the same time have been 4,015
bales, against 1,206 bales in 1886, 2,166
bales in 1885, and 1,200 bales in 1884.
1 The business in both domestic and
foreign wool during the week has been
large and the sales foot up 9,479,800
pounds. The market is extremely steady
at about the prices quoted last week on
old. Considerable new wool is arriving
that cannot be sold even at present prices,
owing to its hign cost. This fact has of
course an influence on holders of supplies
of old wool, who are more unwilling than
previously to sell. Notwithstanding the
firmness which prevails, as soon as an
offer is made at a price admitting of a
profit, there is very little hesitation on the
part of dealers, and the bargain is gener
ally quickly clinched. On the whole,
there is not that confidence in the future
of the market which is found elsewhere.
A few dealers are very pronounced in their
views, but the majority are unwilling to
place faith in a permanent advance of
prices so long as most lines of woolen
goods remain inactive and manufacturers
talk so discouragingly.
The position of medium wools is still a
very strong one, and large transactions
have again been made at full prices, which
are high as compared with those quoted a
few weeks ago, but not high in compari
son with the cost in the interior. Fine
wools are firmer in sympathy with other
grades, and with the advancing tendency
of the London market. New wools in
Michiran, Ohio and elsewhere are being
sold at high prices, which are equal to the 1
prices quoted for old wool on the seaboard.
At the close, the tone of the market here, in
fluenced by the firmness in other domestic
markets and abroad, was very strong and
the tendency of prices upward.
A dispatch from London, received here 1
yesterday, says: "Market animated and!
demand good. Of wools suitable for
America very littlehas been offered. Com
pared with the opening rates of the cur- t
rent series of sales, prices are now in
favor of sellers."
The sales of unwashed wool have been a
237,400 lbs. territory; 315,000 lbs. spring
Texas; 62,000 lbs. Kentucky; 63,000 lbs. t
Missouri; 250,000 lbs. Georgia; $55,000 lbs. i
Oregon; 130,000 lbs California; and 217,
300 lbs. unwashed and unmerchantable r
fleeces-1,429,700 lbs. t
Territory wools have been comparative
ly quiet, but prices are steady and un- v
changed. A choice lot of No. 2 Montana r
sold at 27c. Sales of medium territory c
were at 23 to 25c, and fine sold down to a
18c per pound. A choice lot of No. 1 fine t
brought 24 to 26c. 1
The quotations for Montana wool are as t
follows: Fine, 18@20c; fine medium, v
22@25c; coarse, 20@22c.
t Graders at Fort Assinaboine.
Mr. C. G. Griffith, who is so widely
known as a leading engineer on the staff
of the Manitoba railroad, arrived in town
Monday. He brings word that the
1 Manitoba railroad is advancing with rap
s Id strides towards Great Falls. The
graderswill be at Fort Assinabolne by Fri
day next and will be graded as far as
Great Falls by the end of August. As re
gards surveyors and matters of detail Mr.
Griffith is reticent.
It is understood that the grading of the
Manitoba extension is now considerably
in advance of the track-layers, whoare lay
Sng rails at the rate of from three to five
miles a day, according to the weather and
- the nature of the ground. The distance
I between the tracklayers and graders is such
as to ensure that neither will retard the
progress of the other. The immense army
of railroaders is becoming every daymore
efficient, and when they come to this neigh
borhood they will be in a positionto finish
quickly the trunk line which isto connect
Great Falls with St. Paul, Duluth, Chicago
and the east on the one hand, and Helena
and the Far West on the other by means
of the Montana Central, which will be com
pleted nearly as soon as the other.
Saratoga Notes.
To the Editor of the Great Falls Ti
bune: Great Scott butthe'GreatFails'Fr.
BawE is already making itself known and
felt at the Great Esst Twice recently the
the New York Teens announced to the
world that the Great Falls Tahrrnz was
a greatpaper, and that O'Dwyer, an ,old
time New York g ic d T man, wiras it
editor-in-chief. Your New York, name
sake evidently feels pride and a kindly
interest in the Tribun of the Great
But this is met a .goo place to work '
from; people Como: hire for reat and not
ring to the laine the general
o ever, that h aleii so kindly tha
redin tone and twilmot
ment oanykid.I
a[ Hathorn spring, that gushes out of an
aperture in a rgck, is the one in favor.
But, as you know, there are dozens of
ts springs of all tastes and of various density
of saline qualities. But the air,' ap.rt
from the waters, is well worth coming
y, for. My journey from St. Paul was no
, trifle, particularly as that interstate
William compelled us to walk. Even
e, from Great Falls, the fagged business
ig man would find himself repaid for the
I trip.
>f This week the Army of the Potomac
5 will be here; the last time Isaw that
61 army was at Manassas, when little Mac
was the chief, and Kate Sprague was in
the saddle on the field. oodness, .how
much history we have made since then!
S . J. Amran.
n Saratoga Springs, N Y., June 20,1887.
g HBuEmA, June 27.-The Rod and Gun
cl hb of Helena will probably go over to
f Butte to participate in the tournament
8 there on the 6th.
MARBLEHEAD, Mass., June 27.--The
a Mayflower beat the Galatea 13 minutes
3 and 23 seconds in the recent race.
3 LonDoN, June 27.-The yacht Genesta
was sighted off the Lizard this morning.
She is nearly two days ahead of the others
in the race around the British isles.
CHicAGo, June 25.-Fifteen horses are
entered for the American Derby which is
to be run to-day. Several of the horses
may be withdrawn at the last moment. It
is rumored that the celebrated jockey
"Snapper" Garrison was on his way from
the east to ride Hindoo Rose. The mare
has been freely backed in the books to win.
The horses most generally favored are
Goliah, Miss Ford, Terra Cotta, Carey and
Jim Gore.
NEW LONDON, June 27.--A four mile
straight-away race between the Yale and
University of Pennsylvania crews took
place Friday evening, and Yale won easily.
Come in, Country People.
All the arrangements for the grand ball
at the Park hotel are completed. It will
be for the benefit of the Pioneer Hook &
Ladder Company, and on that account
alone should meet with liberal patronage.
Everything has been provided to render
the affair a brilliant success. The cele
brated Fort Shaw band will render the
finest music, while the spacious rooms of
the Park hotel will afford the amplest
room for the mazy waltz or the ever-pop
ular quadrille. While the attendance
will be large there will be no crush like
that which is so great a drawback to balls
in the large cities.
The dancing programme has been ar
ranged with taste and judgement. It is
understood that it will begin with the
"Grand Fireman's March and quadrille,"
whichwill be followed by waltzes, quad
rilles, the Virginia reel, schottisches, lan
ciers, the Sicilian circle, Old Dan Tucker
and other popular dances. There will
thus be a dance to please every one.
Young and ardent people will find recrea
tion in the waltz, while the more reserved
will derive enjoyment from the quadrille,
Virginia reel and lancier.
An interval will be devoted to supper,
which will be served in his best style by
Mr. Ehrhart of taW Park hotel. After
supper dancing will be resumed and main
tained until a late, r rather early, hour.
The dry goods, clothing and other stores
have made ample provision for the grand
ball. They have the latest novelties in
their respective lines. People should
buy early and order at once any articles .
which are to be made in this city.
Mr. Wegner, Mr. Vaughn and others,
who have been in the country, report that
the coming celebration will be well at
tended by people from this and neigh
boring counties.
The tickets will be on sale to-night at
the hotels and principal.stores. Theywill
be three dollars each and will admit a
gentleman and lady. The ticket includes
Mineral-Water Works.
Mr. Chambers has arrived with the
soda water apparatus. The firm, Jones &
Company, which he represents, will soon
begin businessand make mineral waters,
ginger ale, and other beverages on a large
lalefor the trade. Mr Chambers has
been among the liquors dealers and has
received promises of cordial support Mr.
Jones has manufactured soda water for &
Jurgens & Price ofelena forover three
years, and Mr. Chambers has been sales
man for the firm for eighteen months,
visiting Bouldert Wickesand leading mi
ingcamnps. Mr.Jais and e Er.Chambers
wil become permanent residents of
this city.. Their ,famillies will be here
next week. The :im have alreadp re:
eived ordefr Sim u River tantii e
to do a large busiaeu when the:a pd
is open. _
All Wool-Growers invited
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