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VOL. 4. NO. 51.
LIVINGSTON. MONTANA. SATURDAY, MAY 21,1887.
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LIVINGSTON,
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■ ns A. SAVAliE, JOHN H ELDER,
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cnreseDt standard companies having an aggre
4t ' e ,,f 0 ver $70,000.000 tire assets.
LIVINGSTON, MONT._
a LLAN R. JOY,
* ATTORNEY AT LAW
n(1 Nwt arv Public. Livingston, Montana. A Gen
eral Insurance business transacted.
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for N P. and Riverside Town Lots.
KiHERT D. ALTON, M. D.
Surgeon Northern Pacific R. K- Co.
. B. PERRY,
PHYSIC AN AND SURGEON.
.IViNGSTON, • MONTANA.
Bee in brick building east side lower Eain St.
y if. CAMPBELL, M. Ü.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
LI VINGSTON, MONTANA.
I (flee in the rear of Dr. Ferte's Drug Store.
JJR. W. C. SEIILBREDE,
DENTIST,
permanently located in Livingston First
operations performed, and satisfaction
miteed. Office in Krieger building, Main St.
A. LUCE. JOHN A I.UCE.
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ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW,
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OF LIVINGSTON.
WM. R. STEBBINS, President.
WN1. M. WRIGHT, Vice Pres.
A. L. LOVE, Cashier.
H. L. BURTON. Asst.Cashier.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS :
W R. STEBBINS, GEO. T. CHAMBERS,
W. M. WRIGHT, E. GOUGI1NOUR.
II. H. MUND, C. S. HEFFERLIN,
A. L. LOVE.
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
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Interest Allowed on TIME DEPOSITS.
Collections Promptly Attended to.
LOWER MAIN STREET
FEED CORRAL,
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PROPRIETORS.
BALED HAY, CHOP FEED, WHEAT and
OATS for sale by the pound or
in CAR LOTS.
Best of care given to all Stock placed in my
care. Prices Reasonable
Pleasant Valley Hotel!
YELLOWSTONE PARK,
J. F. YANCEY, Proprietor.
Special Attention Civen to the Ac
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Hay, Grain and Good Stabling for Horses.
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Having just completed our new building on Main
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The Best Brands of Wipes, Liquors
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MAIN STREET, LIVINGSTON.
I NOR SALE.—Five-room Cottage corner of
Calendar and Second streets. Enquire of L.
It. McGugin or A. R. Joy.
R EGULAR CONVOCATION of Livingston
Chapter, No. 7, Royal Arch Masons, every
Thursday evening. A1ÎR. A. M. in good stand
ing are invited. W. C, FOWLER, H. P.
L OST.—A yellow-colored pocketbook contain
ing a small sum of money and valuable pa
pers. Any one returning the same will be suit
ably rewarded. W. E. HARMON.
L ITHOGRAPH pictures of Livingston for
sale at this office at 23 cents each ; put up in
rollers and mailed to any address foraOeeats
each. Enterprise. Livingston.
B ULLS FOR SALE.—We have some goo
young Dulls—Hereford and Shorthorns—for
sale. DABNEY CATTLE CO.,
Shields River, M. T.
P. O. Address: Livingston, M. T. 48-tf
STRAY NOTICE.—Came into my enclosure
J at Muir, Montana, about the lfith of April,
ore bay horse, with diamond brand on left hip,
weight 950 ponnds. The owner is requested to
prove property, pay charges and take the animal
away. 48* JAKE INGERSOLL.
K OP P.—Meets every Friday evening in
• Thompson's Hall. Acordial invitation is ex
tended to visiting brothers.
A. R. JOY, C. C.
E. H. TALCOTT, K. of R. and S.
Yellowstone Lodge No. 10, Livingston, M. T.
T HE THOROUGHBRED imported Hol
stein-Freisian Bull, Cesar, will be at Mission
creek from this time for the accommodation of
parties desiring to improve their stock. For fur
ther particulars enquire of J. C. Beaty, or Work
& Lock.
N OTICE.—I respectfully request every em
ployed teacher in any public school o'f Park
countv to have his or her*certificate registered.
2w-50 BRUNETTE BALLINGER, Co. Snpt.
Livingston, M. T.
A HOUSE TO LET.—A ten roomed house,
with good cellar, stabling and pump-house.
Plastered. Rent $15 monthly. Close to the
Congregational church. Apply to D. J. Kennel
ly, Livingston, Mont. 50-2t
Ï JOR SALE-Saw Mill, Shingle and Feed Mill,
together with water rights on one of the best
mill sites in Eastern Montana. Also 150,000 feet
of logs, all easy of access. Price, $2,000. Terms
cash, or its equivalent. For further particulars
inquire at this office or address A. P. Davis,
Chico, Montana.
N OTICE TO STOCKMEN -To arrive this
week : three carloads of Thoroughbred Short
horn and Hereford 2 and 3 year old Bulls and
Heifers, all pedigreed cattle, direct from Mr.
J entry's Big Thoroughbred Stock Farm, Missouri
River. Cattle will he held at Billy Miles stables
for sale for two or three days, then at King Bros.'
Ranch, MATTHEW J. McGINNIS,
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A GENTS WANTED to sell "Reminiscences"
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mjOTlCE FOR PUBLICATION.—Land of
IN lice at Bozeman, M. T , April 18th, 1887.
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 he made before the Register and Re
ceiver at Bozeman, M. T., on May30th, 1887, viz:
II. E. No. 742 of Thomas C. Burns, of Big Tim
ber, for thefNE** S\V l i, N W}£ SE)* and Eli SE*i
section 10, T. 1, N. R. 14 E.
He names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon, and cultivation of,
said land, viz: William II. Bramble, of BigTiin
her, M. T. ; Charles P. Blakely, of Bozeman, M.
T. ; Newton Budd, of Big Timber, M. T. ; Berry
Dunham, of Big Timber, M. T.
GEO. W. MONIIOE, Register.
First published April 23.
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ATTEN
TION !
We are
TVTOTICE OF FORFEITURE.—Cooke, Gal
il latin Co. Montana, March 4th, 1887. To
Frank Stone, Sam'l Morse, D. McCormick*
You are hereby notified that I have expended
one hundred dollars in labor and improvements
on the "Maggie" quartz lode mining claim in
1886. said claim being situated in the Stillwater
country about two miles north of Sheep mountain
in the New World Mining District, Gallatin Co.
Territory of Montana, in order to hold said pre
mises miller the provisions of section 2324 or the
revised statutes of the United States, it being the
amount required to hold the same for the year
ending December 31, 1886. Said labor and im
provements being recorded in the district record
er's office in Cooke, and if within ninety days
after the publication of this notice you fail or
refuse to contribute ymir proportion of such ex
penditures as co-owner, your interest in said
claim will become the property of the subscriber
under said section 2324. C. M. BERRICK.
Settlement to be made at Judge Potter's office
Cooke, M. T.
[First pub. March 12th.]
S UMMONS.—In the Justice's Court, Township
of Livingston, County of Park, and Territory
of Montana, before Wm. II. Red field, Justice of
the Peace. Carver Mercantile Company, plain
tiff, against C. J. Cornell, whose true Christian
name is to plaintiff unknown, defendant.
The People of the Territory of Montana send
greeting to C. J. Cornell, the above named de
fendant: You are hereby summoned to appear at
my office, in the Township of Livingston, County
of Park anil Territory of Montana, on the 10th
day of June, 1887. at 10 o'clock a. m., and answer
the claim on file in action to recover of you the
sum of eighteen and 89-100 dollars, alleged to be
due plaintiff from you for goods, wares and mer
chandise sold and delivered to you by plaintiff at
Livingston aforesaid during the months of March
and April, 1887, at your special instance and re
quest, and for costs of suit. And you are hereby
notified that if you fail t« appear and answer said
complaint as above required the said plaintiff will
take a judgment by default against you, for the
sum of $18.89 and cost» of suit.
Given under my hand this 4th day of May, 1887.
WM. H. RËDFIELD, Justice of the Peace.
Allan R. Joy, Att'y for Plaintiff.
[first published May 2,1887.]
A LIAS SUMMONS.—In tne District Court of
tte First Judicial District of the Territory
of Montana in and for the County of Gallatin.
Carwr Mercantile Co., plaintiff, against George
B. Hulme, defendant. Action brought in the
District Court of the First Judicial District of the
Territory of Montana, in and for the County of
Gallatin', and the complaint filed in said County
of Gallatin, in the office of the Clerk of said Dis
trict Court. The People of the Territory of Mon
tana send greeting to George B. Hulme, the above
named defendant : Yon are hereby required to
appear in an action brought against you by the
above named plaintiff in the Distiict Court of the
First Judicial District of-the Territory of Mon
tana, in and for the said County of Gallatin, and
to answer the complaint filed therein, within ten
davs (exclusive of the day of service) after the
service on you of this sommons— if served with
in this countv; or if served out of this county,
but in this district, then within twenty days; oth
erwise within forty days—or judgment by aefanlt
will be taken against you, according to the prayer
of said complaint The said action is brought to
recover the sum of $646.17, being a balance due
on goods, wares and merchandise sold and deliv
ered by George H. Carver & Co. during the year
18&1, to the defendant, and for a valuable consid
eration assigned to the plaintiff before commence
ment of this action, together with interest there
on from the 3rd day of September, 1884, at the
rate of 10 per cent, per annum and for costs of
suit, as will more fully appear bv reference to the
complaint on file herein. And you are hereby
notified that if von fail to appear and answer the
said complaint, as above required, the said plain
tiff will take judgment against you for $646.li,
with interest atoresaid and costs of suit.
Given under my hand and the seal of the Dis
trict Court of the First Judicial District of the
Territory of Montana, in and for the said County
of Gallatin, this25th day of April, in the year of
our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty
seven. R. H. NORTON, Clerk,
By R. H. Crawford, Deputy Clerk.
Savage & Elder, Attorneys foi plaintiff.
[first pub April 30,1887.]
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NEWS OF THE WEEK.
The trial of "Boodler" Jake Sharp
has begun in New York.
General Itosecrans has been appointed
by the president, chief of the Pacific coast
survey.
"Gov. Hill of New York has nominated
Col. Fred Grant for quarantine commis
sioner of that state.
The California House at Spokane Falls,
Washington, was destroyed by fire on the
evening of the 17th.
Editor O'Brien, of the United Ireland,
has been elected to Parliament to the great
dismay of Landsdowne.
The governor of Dakota will soon issue
a quarantine proclamation similar to that
issued by Governor Leslie.
Prince Leopold, great grand-nephew of
Emperor William of Prussia, is sojourn
ing in the United States.
About thirty houses m the Chinese
quarters at San Francisco were destroyed
by fire. Loss, $50,000.
General Boulanger has drafted a bill for
the experimental mobilization of the
French army next year.
H. Hie, a Japanese youth of noble fam
ily, has been admitted to our naval acad
emy by Secretary Whitney.
Illinois has 634 labor unions of all sorts
with a membership of 114,365, or one in
every thirty of the population.
The cattle loss in the United States dur
ing the past winter is stated by the agri
cultural department to have been 2,086,
030.
The outcome of the Paris municipal
elections was in favor of the communistic
classes, and there is much disquiet in con
sequence.
Swan Bros., the well-known stockmen
at Cheyenne, Wyoming, have failed. Lia
bilities $1,100,000; assets nominally about
the same.
Powdcrly wants the Knights of Labor
to celebrate the Fourth of July, but says
they must exhibit no red flags in their
processions.
The whaling bark Europe, owned at
New Bedford, Mass., has been wrecked
off the Japan coast, the entire crew of
thirty-two perishing.
The government will purchase 224
acres of land, two miles from Washing
ton, for on experimental farm for the ag
ricultural department.
It is rumored that the Russians are col
lecting supplies at Chardqui, about 200
miles from the Afghan frontier, prepara
tory to an advance on Kharnaib.
The New York Life Insurance company
will build at St. Paul a structure that will
cost over a million dollars, to be used as
headquarters for northwestern business.
Queen Victoria has been presented with
a gold casket studded with South African
diamonds, and a jeweled casque of native
African woods, by the Cape Colony people.
President Cleveland has appointed Col.
Wesley Merritt, superintendent of the
West Point military academy, to be brig
adier general, vice Gen. O. B. Wilcox, re
tired.
The Sultan has just had the ladies of
the seraglio vaccinated, one physician at
tending, in the presence of three stalwart
eunuchs to prevent recognition and com
munication.
J. N. Fairbanks of the Balcourt, B. C.,
municipality, bas skipped to the United
States with over $4,000, receipts from the
sale of land for taxes. It is supposed he
is in St. Paul.
Tames Learney, a New York lawyer, is
in the toils. He surrendered himself to
the authorities and plead not guilty to ex
tensive foigeries aggregating $40,000 and
will be tried soon.
Madame Janauschek fell down a flight
of steps on the 18th, at Newport, injuring
herself so severely as to necessitate the
abandonment of all her engagements for
the present season.
A Cairo dispatch says the new conven
tion between Great Britain and the porte
stipulates that the period of British occu
pation of Egypt shall not be less than two
nor more than five years.
The office of Grand Chief Conductor of
the Order of Railroad Conductors lias been
made a salaried one, and the incumbent
will be required to devote his full time to
the interest of the association.
The financial secretary of India has dis
covered an immense treasure of $25,000,
000, which had been secreted at the pal
ace of Circilion by the late Mahajarah,
which has been confiscated by the crown.
George E. Reed, ex-citv treasurer of
Bismarck, Dakota, is among the missing,
and it is estimated that he is over $4,000
short in his accounts, and the last bond
filed securing the city has also disappear
ed with him.
Masked men broke into the house of
James Porter, near Harrington, Del., and,
after a desperate struggle with Porter and
his wife, secured over $33,000 in cash and
bonds, making their escape with a horse
and carriage belonging to their victim.
St. Paul and Chicago wholesale dealers
have made application to the freight com
missioners, requesting that 5,000 mile
tickets may be sold to them at a uniform
price of $100 each, and the commission
ers now have the matter under advisement.
Mexico has just passed the penalty of
death upon two of her army officers for
coming to the United States and for a
period reveling in intoxication. It is rc
ported that the United States government
will ask that their sentences be commuted.
General Walker, the Parisian consul,
has resigned and over four hundred appli
cations for the vacancy have been made.
Mr. Walker, though a republican, was re
tained under Cleveland's administration
owing to bis thorough knowledge of the
silver question.
A novelty in the strike line has recent
ly developed itself in Chicago, by 1,000
bricklayers and stone masons requesting
that their pay day be changed from Mon
day to Saturday, and where the demand
was refused the men laid down their trow
els and ceased working.
Gen. Viscount Tani, commissioner of
agriculture and commerce, of Japan, and
five other gentlemen connected with the
same department, arrived in Washington
on the 15th inst. They are in this coun
try to study the American systems of agri
culture and transportation.
A new discovery has been made in the
shape of the author of the fraudulent al
leged Parnell letter, it being positively
known from an examination of the hand
writing of Richard Pigott that he is the
person who indited the mysterious epistle,
and for blackmailing purposes.
The Montana Regent has downed the
Baldwin stables at Louisville, Ky., and
Mr. Morrisey has pocketed the neat sum
of $15,000. So far, the Regent has sur
passed any entries made against him, and
it is predicted that before the season is
over, lie will astonish the world.
The residence of T. F. Oakes, in St.
Paul, was purchased by him for $60,000
and quite recently disposed of for $120,
000. It is said to have been bought by
the church as a residence for Bishop Ire
land. At any rate the ex-railroad presi
dent realized a neat revenue from the sale.
In consequence of the lockout of master
masons in Chicago there nre now over
fifteen thousand building laborers out of
employment, and the army is being daily
added to. The brickmakers and other
material men have agreed to stand by the
contractors and sell nothing during the
trouble.
A special from Austin, Texas says :
Fifty armed men are leaving here by train
for McNeill, this state, ten miles from
here, near which point a big robbery ol
a north bound train is reported. One pas
senger is reported to have been shot in
the arm. There seems to be no doubt of
the robbery.
A horrible accident took place on the
D. & R. G. railroad, near Midland tunnel,
on Saturday last. James Manning, a boy
of fourteen, was literally blown to pieces
through an explosion of giant powdei.
He had been dispatched to the magazine
for a box of this explosive, and it is
thought lie stumbled and fell, whilst car
rying the box and thus came to his un
timely end. #
Gabriel Dumont, Louis Riel's lieutenant
in the Northwest rebellion, was offered
great inducements by Bill Cody to ac
company the "Wild West" show to Lon
don, but "Gabe" thought Johnny Bull
would have more than ordinary curiosity
to see him, owing to his participation in
the rebellion, and concluded a visit to
England would not be wise just at present.
Bismarck special: The crew on the
steamer Rosebud struck near Berthold
while the boat wa3 en route up the river,
and Capt. Todd was compelled to employ
a gang of Indians. This is the first time
that the entire boat crew on the river has
been composed of Indians and it is a nov
elty in the steamboat business. The In
dians were willing to work, but the cap
tain had a picnic teaching them to perfora
the duties of the roustabouts.
The city authorities at San Francisco
are making preparations to disinter 20,000
people that have been buried in a ceme
tery adjacent to that place, and out of
this number there are at least 6,000 Mon
golians. Their remains will be removed
to China and, as the permit therefor has a
fee attached in such cases of $10 per cap
ita, it will net the San Franciscans $60,
000, which it is their intention to expend
in the purchase and ornamentation of a
new site, several miles distant from the
city.
There is lack of white laborers on the
Cascade division of the Northern Pacific,
and a few days ago an endeavor was made
to secure a number of Chinamen, but it was
found impossible for a peculiar reason.
Nine Chinamen were killed there last
sesason by falling trees and ten coffins were
sent up from Portland to contain their
remains, and as there was one more than
was necessary, they considered it as an evil
omen for, a few days after, one of their
number met death by being shot, and they
now think the line infested with devils.
Lieut. Gen. Sheridan has received the
following report of an examination made
by the inspector general of the division of
the Atlantic as to the condition of Geroni
mo and his fellow captives at Fort Pick
ens, Florida : "There is a guard over the
Indian prisoners. The latter have been
docile and obedient and seem ready to do
with cheerfulness whatever is required of
them. The extreme cleanliness main
tained in the casemates which they occupy
was a revelation to me, and as to the fort
I doubt if it has ever been so well and so
thoroughly policed as now. Their labor
can undoubtedly be advantageously used
at this post in divers ways, particularly in
garden culture.
MONTANA NEWS.
Philipsburg is to have a $12,000 hotel.
Bozeman is to have a new fifty-room
hotel.
A canine catcher and executioner is to
be appointed at Helena, with a monthly
salary of $75.
From Glenwood to Hecla, a distance of
three and one-half miles, the mail and
parsecngers are taken on a sleigh.
The Montana Central will hasten the
development of the Sand Coulee coal
mines and the Neihart mining regions.
Nazaire Greiner was found guilty of
robbery at Deer Lodge last week ; also,
Louis Anderson, for assault with a deadly
weapon.
The Woolston water works at Helena
are to be pushed right ahead, and an ex
pert civil engineer has begun a prepara
tory survey.
The Independent says: "None of the
'lot looters' have jumped the jail yet, but
there are other looters in there who would
like to jump it."
Xn unique pavement is being laid by
James Wilbur at Great Falls, consisting
of empty beer bottles set upside down,
and closely together.
Attorney Duffy, counsel lor Hart, who
is sentenced to be hung at Boulder City
on the 24th of June, lias appealed the case
to the supreme court.
Judge Thomas C. Bacli opened the
spring term of the district court at Bil
lings on the lfith inst., which, it is ex
pected, will last a month or more.
The hack men of Helena are about to
be placed under the "thumb of the law."
as it lias been reported recently that they
have been charging exorbitant fees for
theii services.
Theo. Fisher, a well-to-do harness maker
of Sun River, has mysteriously disappear
ed, and trouble is feared. He left that
place on the 16th of April, and has not
been heard from since.
The mining deals that are no\v being
made are inspiring a new interest into the
lives of the prospectors, and they aie all
on the qui vive for an opening throughout
the districts of Montana.
Moore, the defaulting Timberline agent,
was arraigned before Judge Carson at
Bozeman, Tuesday, and bound over in the
sum of $1,500, in default of which he
now languishes in jail there.
The old city council of Butte, before
retiring, voted $1,500 to Hamilton & Nap
ton, attorneys for the city in tlje Smoke
house cases, to be used in carrying them
to the United States supreme court.
The seven-year old daughter of Mr.
Brooks of Bozeman, in attempting to cross
Middle creek on Sunday last, missed her
footing and was drowned. The body was
recovered about half a mile below town.
The water power at Great Falls has not
as yet been examined by expert hydraulic
engineers, but the force of the fall from
the head of the rapids to the foot of Rain
bow falls has been estimated at one mil
lion horse-power.
Butte has a trio of bad boys who, after
reading yellow-covered literature, decided
to join the cowboy fraternity. They stole
a horse and saddle and were on the road
when captured by the sheriff. They are
now in jail at Butte.
At a meeting of the Montana wool
growers at Miles City, on the 18th, it was
shown that although the "winds had not
been tempered for the early lambs," they
seemed to have survived and the present
outlook is favorable.
Montana's scab law will take effect
June 1. Under its provisions every per
son having scabby sheep will have to dip
them and obtain a certificate from the ter
ritorial veterinary surgeon before he can
move them to anew range.
A freighter, on his way to a new mining
camp called Libbey with a cargo of liquor,
was held up by a band of Indians num
bering about forty, who got away with all
the fiery liquid they could find, making
good their escape with the booty.
The lot jumping iu Helena has abated
and the excitement is over, but the sup
position at the present time is that many
suits will be filed to determine the tech
nicalities that have been involved and per
manently settle the points at issue.
In the case of the Territory against
John McGurk, who was tried at Miles
City for the crime of rape, the jury were
unable to agree, and the defendant will be
tried at the next term of court. His
bondsmen dec^jned to serve him further,
and he was therefore remanded to the care
of the sheriff and is now in jail.
Last Sunday Herbeit Miller, employed
by Moses Solomon on the Marias, took ad
vantage of the absence of the boss, stole
everything that was in Ihe house, furni
ture and all, loaded it into a sail boat and
left for down the Missouri. He was cap
tured on Monday.
Bennett Bros, of Butte have nearly com
pleted the survey for the new street rail
way, and a telegraphic order for the nec
essary rails has been sent. A thorough
inspection of eastern cable and electric
systems will be made, to determine which
one will be adopted.
Florence Thomas, a cyprian of Butte,
tired of a life of sin and degradation,
suicided on the 17th inst. by taking mor
phine. She formerly plied her nefarious
vocation in Helena, and was known there
as the "Mormon Girl," being a graduate
of that hot bed of prostitutes, Utah.
Judge Hilger's boat, Rose of Helena,
made the trip from Ililger's landing to
Great Falls in nine hours, a distance of
110 miles, shooting the rapids like a dart.
She required two days to return against
the tide. In her trip up the river two of
the rapids were stemmed by the boat's
own powers, but a line had to be run out
at the third to assist lier.
Sheriff Harris and Deputy Vaughn
pulled an opium joint at Billings on the
16th inst., and just as the proprietors were
in the act of fitting up an outfit for some
Indians. Thus has Lo been contaminated
by associating with the almond-eyed fra
ternity. This is the first instance on rec
ord where the redskin has sought to in
dulge in this eastern luxury.
The members of the Montana Knights
of Pythias met in conference at Butte on
the 18th but the proceedings of the first
day were chiefly devoted to the hearing
of theanuual reports and committee work.
After adjournment, the Sir Knights pro
ceed to Renshaw hall, where an elegant
collation awaited them, covers being laid
for over two hundred guests.
The Helena and Victor mining com
pany have stocked the Curlew and Eliza
beth mines in the Bitter Boot valley at
$1,000,000, 200,000 shares at $5 each.
But few shares are offered for sale at pres
ent, and these only to personal friends of
the incorporators. These arc, without
doubt, wonderful mines, the last car of
ore shipped netting $2,400 outside of all
charges.
The trial of Louis Anderson for the
shooting of Nobles at Philipsburg, last
September, was concluded at Deer Lodge
last week and he was sentenced by Judge
Galbraith to two and a half years at hard
labor. Anderson entered the house of
Nobles and began firing indiscriminately
at every object in the room, several of the
bullets penetrating the clothing of Nobles
and wounding him slightly.
The Northern Pacific has made the fol
lowing rates on wool, hides, and tallow
from Helena to eastern terminals: Wool,
car loads of 10,000 pounds or more $1.60
per 100 pounds. Tallow, green hides, and
pelts in car loads of 20,000 pounds or
more, $1.25 per 100 pounds. Dry hides
in car loads of 10,000 pounds or more,
.75. This rate on wool is fifteen cents
per 100 pounds less than last year.
Billings has been visited by another
blaze, this time it being the residence of
Jack Curtiss, which was totally consumed
with the contents, Mr. Curtiss barely es
caping with his life. The origin is sup
posed to have been from a defective flue,
but it is not exactly known. The fire
brigade turned out in full force but the
building was too far from a hydrant to do
more than prevent a general spread.
On the morning of the 14th inst. an
other wreck occurred on the Utah &
Northern road, between Spring Hill and
Red Rock. The train, in descending a
heavy grade, broke in two, the ends com
ing together in violent collision, telescop
ing five cars, and fatally injuring a squaw
and buck who were on the train, cn route
to Red Rock, besides bruising, more or
less, twenty-five other reds, bound for the
same place. Their medicine man was
along to attend to his red kindred.
At the conclusion of the Miles City
term of court Judge Bach passed sentence
upou the following transgressors of the
law : Sandy Forest, three months in the
county jail for petit larceny, and costs of
prosecution. Dr. C. B. Lebcher, fined
$26.85 and to pay the costs of prosecution,
for assaulting Major MacQueen. William
Smith, five years in the penitentiary at
hard labor, for robbery; and Douglas
Doyle, seven years for grand larceny,
which makes a general clean-up of the
criminal calendar for Custer county.
Elsie Farrar, a member of Butte's demi
monde, suicided ut that place on Wednes
day by shooting herself with a pistol, the
bullet entering her left temple and passing
through her brain Her self destruction
is supposed to have been the outcome of
a quarrel with one of her most ardent ad
mirers. H. H. Odell. Fannie Mildred, an
inmate of Emma Wallace's bagnio, took
a huge dose of morphine at about the
same hour, but the timely arrival of a
stomach pump rescued this soiled dove
from a premature death, aud imposed up
on her a new lease of life.

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