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VOTICE OF FORFEITURE.— Cooke, Gal
lx latin County, Montana, Febrnary 12th, 1886.
To Robert Folev, co-owner: You are hereby no
tified that I have expended one hundred dollars
in labor and improvements upon the Rob Roy
(Quartz Lode Mimnjrclaim, situate in New World
Mining District, Gallatin county, Montana Terri
tory, in order to hold said premises under the pro
visions of section 2124, Revised Statutes of the
United States, being the amount required to hold
the same for the year ending December 21st, 1885.
And if within ninety days after the puhli at ion of
this notice you fail or refuse to contribute your
proportion of such expenditure as co-owner,
your interest in said claim will become the prop
erty of the subscriber under said section 2324.
3» THOMAS S1IIELS.
\[OTICE FOR PUBLICATION.— Land Of
I. x lice at Bozeman, M. T., April 2nd, 1886. No
tice is hereby given that the following-named set
tler hrs filed"notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof
will be mad*, before the Register and Receiver at
Bozeman, M. T.. on M onday, May 24tli, ISKfi,viz:
Newton S. Lillv, II. S. No. 242, for
tile S. W. U ' of Sec. 10, T. 4, S.
R. !) E. He names! the following witnesses to
prove eis continuous residence upon, andeultiva
tion of, sridland, viz: E. J. Balinger, of Living
ston, M. T.: John R. Hathorn, Livingston, M. T.;
Fiorein S. Compiler, of Livingston, M. T. ; Geo.
J. Alien, of Livingston, M. T.
O. P. CHISHOLM, Register,
[first pub. April 10, 1886.]
XT OTIC E FOR PUHLICATION, — Land
lx Office at Bozeman, M. T., March 29, 1886.
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 betöre register and re
ceiver at Bozeman, M. T., on Tuesday, May 11,
1886, viz: Franklin F. Fridlev, H. S. N<>. 282, for
the S. E. Li, Sec. 28, Tp. 5. So. R. 8 East. He
names the following witnesses to prove bis con
tinuous residence upon, and cultivation of, said
land, viz: Edward C. Alderson, of Bozeman
F. O., Gallatin County, M.T.; Jas. A. Bailey, of
Bozeman F. <).. Gallatin County, M. T. : Benj.
F. Fridley, of Bozeman F. (>., Gallatin County,
M. T. : Jno. W. 1'onsford, of Bozeman F. O.,
Gallatin Countv, M . T.
o i'. CHISHOLM, Register.
First published April 3, 1886.
N otice of forfeiture.—T oH.T.Cep
erley, W. Ayrault, H. M. Sloan and Charles
j T. Doty:" You are lier by notified that C. H.Sowl,
; the undersigned, has expended one hundred dol
| lars (JliNR in labor and improvements upon the
! Little Mack quartz lode mining claim, situated in
Emigrant mining district, in Gallatin county,
.Montana territory, as will appear by certificate
I filed in the office of the Recorder of said district,
I in order t» hold said premises under the »rovis
jons of section 2324, Revised Statutes of the
■ United States, being the amount required to hold
the same for the year ending December 31, 1885.
And if within ninety days from the service of
this notice (or within ninety days after this notice
by publication) you fail or refuse to contribute
your proportion of such expenditure, as co-own
i-rs, your interest wili become the property of the
subscriber under said section 2324.
C. II. SOWL.
Chico, M. T., March 31.1886. 44
N otice of forfeiture.—C ooke, Gai
latin County, Montana, February 25, 1886.
To John Stevens, co-owner, or his guardian, A.
D. McPherson: You are hereby notified that we
have expend done hundred dollars in labor and
improvements upon the Silver Jacket quartz lode
mining claim in the New World mining district in
the aforesaid Territory and County for the year
A. 1). 1885, as will appear by certificate tiled in the
office of recorder of said district on page 213, of
Book 1 of affidavits of annual expenditures. Said
expenditure by us was made in order to hold said
premises under the provisions of section 2324, Re
vised Statutes of the United States, being the
amount required to hold the same for the year
ending December 31st, 1885. And if within nine
ty (lays after the full publication of this notice you
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of
such expenditure as co-owner, being one-iourth
owner, your interest in said claim will become
the propertv of the subscribers under said section
2324. M. M. & ROSA G. BLACK.
WILLIAM II. RANDALL.
VTOTIC E OF FORFEITURE.— To P. W.
Xx Norris, bis heirs, legal representatives or as
signs, and to C. M. Stephens or his assigns : You
are hereby notified that A. G. Hemphill, the un
dersigned, one of the owners of the quartz lode
mining claim, hereinafter described, expended the
full sum of one hundred ($100) dollars between
the 1st day of October, 1885, and the 31st day of
December, 1885, in labor and improvements upon
the "Baby Mine" (piartz Lode miningclaim, situ
ate in tile New World Mining District, in the
County of Gallatin, Territory of Montana, as re
quired bv law, as will more fully appear by proof
recorded in the office of the recorder of said min
ing district, said mining claim being the same
that was located on the 19th day of April, 1882,
record of which location will he found in Bonk
One* of miningclaims, page 391,in the office of the
Recorder of saidcounty : said expenditure having
been made by the undersigned upon said mining
claim, in compliance with section 2324 of the Re
vised Statutes of the United States, and you are
hereby notified to pay to the undersigned your
proper share of said expenditure. If, therefore,
vou fail or refuse for the period of ninety days
from the service of this notice, or for the period
of ninety days after the due publication of the
same, to contribute your proportion of such _ex
penditure as co-owners of said mining claim,
your interest therein will become the property of
"the undersigned by virtue of said section 2324.
A. G. HEMPHILL.
F. (). Address, Bozeman, M T.
Dated February 24,1886.
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NEWS OF THE WEEK
The public debt was decreased last
A fire at Baltimore destroyed property
valued at $600,000.
Another village and two towns have
been burned in Galacia.
The president has vetoed the bill to
make Omaha a port of entry.
Two colored men were hanged below
Friar's Point, Miss., for cutting the levee.
Sam Jones and Sam Small, the evangel
ists, this week opened their crusade
against sin in Baltimore.
Keystone, Iowa, was visited by a terri
ble fire. The postoffice and ten other
buildings were destroyed.
The First Congregational church of
Minneapolis, valued at $30,000, was de
stroyed by fire on Sunday.
On May 1st five thousand employes in
Pierre Lori Hard 's tobacco works at Jersey
City went out on a strike.
Natural gas has been discovered near
Fargo, and a company has been formed to
sink wells and bring it into that town.
Mary Lightbourn was shot and instantly
killed at St. Paul by her brother Charles,
who didn't know the revolver was loaded.
Six head of horses and a car of emi
grant movables were burned in the rail
road yards at Winona Minnesota, on the
The Athenæum building, corner Ex
change and Sherman streets, in St. Paul
was destroyed l>y fire Monday. Loss
A fire at Ogden, Utah, destroyed the
drug store of L. C. Peebles and two ad
joining buildings. Loss $15,000; insur
Sylvester B. Chase, a well known busi
ness man of Minneapolis, was drowned in
Lake Calhoun on Sunday last by the up
setting of a boat.
Chinch bugs have appeared in enormous
numbers in the southern part of Illinois,
and the entire crop of wheat is threatened
In a conflict between strikers and em
ployes of Fuller & Rice's mill at Grand
Rapids, Mich., on Saturday last two men
were seriously injured.
The Omaha paint and carpenter shops
at Hudson, Wisconsin, were destroyed by
lire on the 4th and one man, Alexander
McDonald, burned to death.
Hultgrew, former register of deeds of
Koudiyohi county, serving sentence at
Stillwater, Minn., for the embezzlement
of $8,000, has made a full confession.
Col. W. II. Shelly of St. Paul dropped
dead ou the streets of Washington last
week, where he was stopping for the pur
pose of securing an appointment as Indian
Mr. Van Eaton, from Mississipi, from
the committee on public lands, reported a
bill to grant the right of way through the
public lands to any canal Qr ditch com
pany formed for the purpose of irrigation.
A Winnipeg dispatch says an Indian
who has arrived at Woody mountain from
Poplar Point, says the Yankton Sioux and
other American Indians are threatening
trouble and have invited Sitting Bull to
The application of the postmaster at
Atlanta, Georgia, for leave to close his
office May 1, on account of the dedication
of the monument in honor of the late
Senator Hill, was refused by the postmas
Suit has been brought by the United
States against J. Ordway, G. W. Weidler
and M. Weidler for the sum of $2,000
for cutting timber in Washington terrri
tory since 1883, and cutting it into lum
ber at Portland.
Ic order to assist the authorities in the
the maintenance of quarantine against the
introduction of infectious diseases, the
president has determined to establish, by
means of the vessels of the revenue ma
rine, a national patrol of the coast of the
A fire at San Francisco destroyed the
large five-story publishing house of A. L.
Bancroft & Co., and several surrounding
buildings, on the 30th ult. Total loss
$750,000; insurance $225,000. Patrick
Beatty was killed by the falling walls of
A freight train on the Chicago & Alton
railroad broke in two near Delavan, Illi
nois, on Tuesday, the rear section running
into the forward section and knocking
three cars down an embankment thirty
feet. Four unknown men in the wreck
were terribly mangled.
Toward the close of a game of base
ball at Waterbury, Conn., the grand stand,
which was crowded with people, gave
way, precipitating hundreds of persons to
the ground. Many were taken away from
the wreck bruised and maimed, some of
whom will probably die.
The prisoners confined in the county
jail at Winfield made a break for liberty
on Monday night. They attacked the
sheriff with stove legs and lumps of coal
and four of them succeeded in escaping.
W. P. B< nnett, one of the prisoners, was
shot and instantly killed by a deputy.
The nitro-glycerine warehouse of the
California powder works, Hear Pinale,
California, was blown to atoms on Tues
day by the explosion of 1,300 pounds of
nitro-glycerine. Three Chinese and An
drew Anderson (white) were killed.
The election in St. Paul on Tuesday re
sulted in the election of George Reis,
democrat, as city treasurer by a majority
of 2,000; Frank Ford, democrat, was
elected associate municipal judge. Out
of eighteen aldermen and school inspect
ors the republicans elected but four.
A tire at Buffalo, Wyoming, destroyed
the large livery barn of Braziel & Booth
on Friday night of last week. Loss $4,000 ;
no insurance. The public spirited citi
zens of that town made up for the lack of
insurance by subscribing about $3,000 to
aid the sufferers from the fire m rebuild
A fund has been raised in Chicago for
the benefit of the policemen injured by
Tuesday's bomb-throwing. The amount
already raised is $27,000, about $12,000
of which was contributed by members of
the board of trade, $10,750 by the rail
roads centering in that city and the bal
(ince by private individuals.
The issue of polygamy has at last reach
ed a result in Idaho through the courts in
the conviction of John Jolly, on two
counts and John Gramer, Geo. W. White
and David Johnson on one each. These
convictions were secured through a ruling
by Judge Hays that the first wife could
testify against the husband.
Through the efforts of Chairman Cur
tin, of the congressional labor investiga
tion committee, the strike on the Gould
southwestern system has been ended and
the men, with the exception of a few who
were recognized as those who had com
mitted depredations on the company's
property, were again placed upon the pay
A Washington telegram says: It is un
derstood that tiie president has been re
quested by Senator Beck to withdraw the
nomination of Warreu Green, son of the
president of the Western Union Telegraph
company, who was appointed consul to
Japan, the charges against him being so
serious as to justify hi& rejection by the
Senator Dockery is to report favorably
a bill to extend the free delivery system
to all towns containing 10,000 inhabitants
whose gross postal revenue« for the pre
ceding year were $10,000 or more. The
bill also provides for three classes of letter
carriers, who are to receive as compensa
tion $1,000, $800 and $600 per annum re
The treasury department has decided
that Chinese seamen do not fall within
the prohibitory provisions of the Chinese
restriction act and therefore may be al
lowed to land temporarily, in ordinary
pursuit of their calling for the purpose of
shipping on a return voyage as soon as
possible, without the certificate required
by the restriction act.
The case of Walter H. Lennox Max
well, alias Hugh M. Brooks charged with
murdering C. Arthur Preller in the South
ern hotel at St. Louis and then placing
the body in a trunk, will come up for
trial in the criminal court on Monday
next. Lengthy depositions have been re
ceived from England, most of which
gives the prisoner a uniformly good char
acter. The testimony points to a defense
ot mistaken identity.
A new oiganization, known as the Jun
ior Knights of Labor, has been instituted
and this week held a meeting in Bostor
which was attended by about 100 youths
from 15 to 21 years of age. The organ
ization proposes to support the aims and
work of the regular Knights of Labor,
though entirely independent of that order.
The names of 3,365 members have been
enrolled, representing fourteen states and
A Spokane Falls (W. T.) dispatch of
the 27th tells of the shocking death of
Captain Pingstone, master of the steamer
Kootenai, which plies between Little
Dalles and the Canadian Pacific railroad.
Saturday morning last, while lie was in a
house neai Little Dalles, a deer came close
to the bouse. One of the men ran and
got a Springfield rifle, and in the hurry of
loading the weapon was discharged, the
ball striking Pingstone in the knee and
severing an artery. He only lived a few
Barbarous and Destructive.
The house committee on commerce
have agreed to report favorably on the
following resolution, introduced by rep
resentative Dorsey: "Instructing the
committee to investigate charges that
the present system of transporting live
stock by railroad companies is barbar
ous and destructive; that this system
causes an annual loss of $16,000,000 by
shrinkage in the weight of the animals
transported; that a bonus of $15 per
car load is given by a system of favor
itism to the "association of eveners,"
and to inquire into allegations that the
laws of congress regulating the trans
portation of cattle are habitually vio
The Union Pacific bas su bscrilied $1.
500,000 to the stock of the Cheyenne Si
The Grand L r dge of the Knights of
Pythias will meet in Helena on the 18th
An assembly of the Knights of Labor
has been instituted at Miles City, with a
membership of fifty.
A wind storm on Saturday evening last
blew the railroad platform at Fort Keogh
over upon the track.
The editor of the Jefferson County Sen
tinel boasts of being the possessor of a
The two-year old son of Thomas Duns
ton, living at Gregory, recently met its
death by falling into a well.
The indebtedness of Meagher county
was decreased, from March 1st, 1885, to
March 1st, 1886, $4,567.07.
John Johnson of Billings has been
awarded a contract for government sur
veying in the Yellowstone country.
The city election at Butte on Monday
hist resulted in a substantial victory for
the democrats, they re-electing Mayor
Frank and securing three out of the four
. Deputy Sheriff Rader of Meagher
county arrested Carl Stolil in Iowa gulch,
on Monday last, and lodged him in jail at
White Sulphur Springs. Stohl is charged
with horse stealing.
Ed. Dequasie, of Choteau, justice of
the peace, treasurer of the Odd Fellows'
lodge, has skipped the country with a
considerable sum of money belonging to
Ins trusts and private parties.
Stock Inspector W. D. Smith last week
arrested at Quinlan's ranch, near Miles
City, a cowboy named Jack Williams,
charged with horse stealing. The theft
was committed in Wyoming last spring.
The Journal is dissatisfied with the di
mensions of the new depot being built at
Miles City by the Northern Pacific. It
claims the new station is disqualifying to
a town of the importance of Miles City.
Dillon Tribune: Frank Bradley met
with a serious accident while fishing with
giant powder. He had one of his hands
so badly torn and shuttered that Dr. Pick
man had to amputate his hand above the
The Milner Live Stock company, of the
Shoukin, Choteau county, had six head
of fine horses stolen lately. Two men
driving horses answering thsj description
of the stolen animals were arrested near
A fire at Butte on Friday of last week
destroyed three tenement buildings, one
log and two frames, owned by Curtis &
Mayers. The loss is covered by $1,200
insurance. The fire is supposed to have
The bullion pioduct of the Granite
Mountain company for the quarter ending
March 31 this year amounted to $361,300,
an average of over $120,000 a month.
The shipments for the first 13 days in
April were $63,506.
President Bryan, of the Montana Stock
Growers' association on Saturday last ap
pointed delegates to attend the convention
of cattle men which meets at Fort Mae
leod, in the Canadian Northwest territory
on Wednesday of next week.
Mrs. W. C. Wheeler, of 511 East Main
street, Kalamooza, Michigan, desires in
formation concerning the whereabouts of
her nephew, Ira C. Green, who lias lately
fallen heir to some property. When last
heard lrom he was at Butte.
At a preliminary hearing before United
States Commissioner Matheson at Billings,
F. W. Phelps was bound over to.appear
at the fall session of the district court to
answer to the charge of unlawfully cut
ting timber on the Crow reservation.
River Press: A number of sportsmen
from New York will be in northern Mon
tana some time during the coming sum
mer. They will confine their operations
for the most part to hunting for large
game in the Rocky mountains, aud will
probably make their headquarters here.
The Territorial Teachers' association
will hold an institute in Butte City the
last week of June. Three sessions will
be held each day during the convention
Lectures will be delivered by some of the
most cultured and prominent men in the
Winslow Morgan, who assassinated Fred
Haining near Dillon, last year, fled to
British Columbia and was there arrested
knd taken back to Dillon, has been tried
and acquitted on the ground of emotional
insanity. The killing grew out of an old
Dustin & Hough of Miles City have
contracted for 2,000 head of western
beeves of Hoskins McGirl. The beef
is to be paid for at dressed weight, aud
delivered on or about the first of J une.
The cattle which they purpose to deliver
was stall fed last winter.
Yellowstone Journal : Messrs. Clark and
Shadley, of Rapid City, D. T. large cattle
owners, left town Monday, under the guid
ance of Scotty Andrews, to look up a
range in Dawson county. Should they
find a suitable range they will drive their
entire herd, consisting of 10,000 head,
into that country.
Inter-Mountain : Sheriff Sullivan has
found and arrested Frank Ward who was
held over by Judge Lippincott several
weeks ago for stealing a number of cows
near this city. Ward was permitted to
visit his father in the Park for the purpose
of obtaining bonds and forgot to return.
He was arrested at Shoshone Indian agen
W. P. Gwin, of Butte, lias sent a three
year old colt to Salt Lake to trot with a
colt of the same age owned by B. C. Holly,
of Pueblo Springs, Colorado. The race
is lor $1,000 a side. He also offers a bet
of one thousand dollars that his colt will
get a better place than Holly's in the race
for four-year-olds and under to he trotted
in Butte on July 4th.
A cave in the Narrow Gauge mine at
Burlington last week resulted in the death
of a miner named James Hoskings. He
and his partner had removed a pieco of
timber used as a support in an abandoned
cut, which permitted the roof to cave,
burying him beneath four feet of loose
dirt. Deceased was a native of England,
46 years of age, and a single man.
Maiden Argus : W\ • T. Swope arrived
in town last Friday from White Sulphur
Springs and Helena. During the severe
storm which occurred in Air. Swope's ab
sence lie lost between 150 and 170 head
of sheep from one band by the herder
neglecting to corral them at night. They
strayed off and wolves and coyotes did
the mischief before they were found.
Gazette: I. D. Woodruff, the leading
sheepman of northern Wyoming, will in
augurate a new departure this season in
the sheep business. He will drive 12,000
head of sheep from his Wind river ranges,
a distance of 250 miles, to a point on the
Northern Pacific, and shear them there.
Mr. Woodruff claims that the sheep will
not travel any further than they would in
the same time on the range. Fresh pas
tures will be secured daily, and the ex
pense of hauling the wool to the railroad
avoided. As soon as shorn the sheep will
be driven back.
Stockgrowers Journal : On the north
side of the Porcupine country the boys
are having plenty of riding to do. Num
bers of cattle are found every day mired
down and one outfit alone is keeping six
men who do nothing but ride the creeks.
The horses in that country are all affected
with a cough, and are running at the nose,
but are all in good order. One of the
peculiarities of this epidemic seems to be
that in some cases horses affected with it
become poor, whereas in other bands the
trouble seems to be purely local, and does
not affect their general condition in any
Drowned in the Missouri.
Independent: General Dodge,chief en
gineer of the Montana Central, last night
received advices from his corps, in the
field near Ulidia on the Missouri river, to
the effect that Horace Marshall, draughts
man, was drowned Monday and his re
mains had not been recovered up to 4 j
o'clock j). m. His wife had been notified
l>v mail. The ill-fated man w as from the
cast. General Dodge says that deceased
was a very worthy and promising young
man, well educated and had risen from
the line to draughtsman in Mr. Farmer's
Storm in Kansas.
Terriffic rain and hail storms prevailed
throughout Kansas on Thursday, doing
great damage to property. A waterspout
in the vicinity of Emporia, overtook a
farmer named Jacobs, who was attempt
ing to flee with his family in a wagon, and
Mrs. Jacobs and her younger child were
drowned. A hailstorm on the line of the
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railway
broke 44 panes of glass on the Califor
nia express, including all but a solitary
window on the north side. The streets of
many of the towns were flooded, washing
away sidewalks and doing great damage
Another Mine Accident at Butte.
Tuesday afternoon when the 3 o'clock
shift went down to relieve John J. Lyncli
and David McHyland at a crosscut on the
800-foot level in the Lexington mine at
Butt», they found the two men lying side
by side dead, having been killed by the
discharge of a blast. Just how it hap
pened they were there when the shot went
off will never be known as the two un
fortunate men were the only miners work
ing in that vicinity. It is supposed, how
ever, that the charge of giant powder ex
ploded when they were tamping the hole.
A coroner's jury returned a verdict of ac
Geronimo Still at Work.
A Washington dispatch of the 3d says :
The adjutant general has received the fol
lowing dispatch from General Miles, dat
ed Benson, Arizona, April 29th: Con
firmed reports from Calabassas and Noy
ales state that three persons were killed
about ten miles north of the line. Very
serious depredations have been committed
south of the line. In Sonora many per
sons have been killed and many driven
out of the country. Both Mexican and
United States troops have been actively
pursuing the hostiles. As fast as possible
the troops are being placed where they
will be likely to intercept them should
t] . ;iius on tlicil . n ne? an( l WC re not only in
terfer j nR w itli the running of the trains,
they attempt to move north. The bal
ance will keep as close to Geronimo's
camp as possible, wherever they may go.
The difficulty with the Nava joes lias, I
think, been satisfactorily settled and
troops placed in the threatened district.
The Mexicans are reported well disposed
and all at work.
.Strike on the Utah & Northern.
The trouble which lias been brewing
among the Utah & Northern brakemen
since about the first of March culminated
Wednesday night in a general strike along
the road. At Eagle Rock, Idaho, the
chief railroad town between Ogden and
Butte, a meeting of brakemen was held,
at which it appears to have been deier
mined to inaugurate a strike. When the
north-bound passenger traiu reached there
at 10 o'clock the engine was uncoupled
aud the engineer was given an explanation
of the situation and.told to run his train
into the round house, which lie did. The
brakemen refused to take their places ou
tiie train, and the attempt to run it was
for the time abandoned. Later the brake
men agreed not to interfere with the run
ning of the mail and express cars, and
they were sent forward, but the passen
gers remained at Eagle Rock. All freight
traffic was in a few hours suspended all
over the road. The passenger train be
tween Garrison and Butte was run Thurs
day with Conductor West forming the en
tire crew outside the locomotive. Ore and
fuel trains between Anaconda and Butte
are laid up and a general suspension of
traffic is the result. In attempt was made
to run the ore train from the Anaconda
mine but the coupling pins had been
drawn and concealed, and as a consequence
work in the mine was suspended. To add
to the trouble hoodlums had ditched a
lumber train at the depot, completely
blocking the track.
The grievances of which the brakemen
complain and the reasons given for the
strike are as follows: On the first of last
March a general order was issued to pay
conductors, brakemen and baggage men
by the run instead of by the month. A
certain number of miles was to constitute
a day's work and the run on active duty
must be made to entitle them to the pay.
A run on a dead caboose, one not attached
to its regular train, was not counted. This
order created the greatest dissatisfaction
among the employes, especially the brake
men. Their runs were slow, and often
they were sent over a division on a dead
caboose, consuming their time without
pay. Committees were appointed to wait
upon the officials of the road, but got no
redress of their grievances, being put off
without satisfaction. This is understood
to be the primary cause of the strike,
though the disposition may have been
stimulated by the numerous other strikes
all over the country.
Governor Hauser was telegraphed to by
the managers of the road to the effect
that the brakemen had taken possession of
but withholding the mails as well. They
asked if they could expect protection
from the territory. The governor replied
that the laws of the territory are ample to
protect property and would be enforced.
As a result of the strike the great Ana
conda smelter shut down Thursday even
ing, and will probably remain closed for
thirty days, throwing from 500 to 600
men out of work at that place, in addition
to about 200 employed in the mine at
Defrauding a Widow.
Andrew Stevenson, a former clerk of
the probate court of Lewis and Clarke
county, and who was censured by the
grand jury of last year for gross irregular
ities, was arrested iu Helena on Monday
on a warrant charging him with appropri
ating to bis own use $1,300 paid into that
court in March last, to liquidate a judg
ment against the estate of of J. Y. Stew
art, deceased. The complainant, Cathe
rine Stewart, has a fine rancli in that
county, and the $1,300 represented the
last claim against it, a part of which she
was compelled to borrow. The prisoner,
who is the son of a Kentucky ex-governor,
is described as a big, beefy fellow, with
unmitigated gall, and is said to have
thrashed a Helena coirespondent of the
Pioneer Pres3 several months since for
reporting his crooked transactions. He
was arraigned before Judge Armitage on
Tuesday where, after the examination of
several witnesses, the counsel for the de
fense stated that further examination
would be waived, and the prisoner was
held in the sum of $2,000 bail to await
the action of the grand jury.
Elkhorn Mining District.
T. J. Nicholson, one of the leading
spirits of Elhorn, tarried a few moments
at the Sentinel office Thursday morning
en route to Helena. lie is enthusiastic
over the prospects of Elkhorn, and
thinks that this summer will develop
wonders for that camp. He says the
Jim Keene looks better every day, and
that a day or two ago a marvelous
strike was made, the ore of which runs
$300 in silver, with a profitable show
ing of gold. The two prospects adjoin
ing are in good shape and coming to the
front. The Elhorn camp is a fixture,
and bids fair to rival Butte.—Jefferson
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