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Jack Frot has bele in town this week. ,Do~ t forget the LEADsa when you have jobyrork a.linarictU mill has been running i.ght~ad day for some timesat. T°he Montana Wool Grower takes a irm 6rd 5as regards proteleum. ,. Monday morning the first snow ihS taf the seaon made their appear ance. NOfitmes the month of Korember in *oana is the most delilghitf month of te year. 'The kreent diminution in the price of cel is very acceptable and beneficial to the people. Serenal democrats from Great Falls at tended the meeting in Benton last Moo 4day evenng J. M. cKanight has placed on eahibl-., t.ax1ins his establishment on Centnral saenue, a Perkins windmill. :The Helena Record ce out last Sun dyiljýu a fine p,.,ite.th trdle ate to congrs rhom... Carter. the damocrats' recea n ade wodid c ;~ rtain-have been an ztaemely io~i- a allaii one without the HelMa codtin- c H. tallch, mmrchant aylor, is open hig fine estabhshment lp the Boadman Ad block on 8eoodJ steet between Oi d First avenuenorth. I MritzI .T Day, agent fog Gilcbrist Bros. c d&3 lumber dealer asys that not- . withatnding the recent ltclealmnt eath- I' er, the lumber business is dourishing. - lstray-Bay horse, wdight about 80 E pounds. Mane rubbed ..by collar, ls white spot on tight slde g ssal .rope el abosteck. Address celbmua ationsto e 'Chhas Ida decisi in the land suit o against Robert Ford, Mai s, et al. The judge sustains made c by the defendants. e ti Mr. Jan. Farnsworth, of 'ieo, Iowa, co enin the city a few dapal week. It purchase d .t property to > came in a ahortet e before hi he city and soubcui :for the ls Luanan.a - w ond blew so impetuisaly last the streets were cleared of An occasional lsitation of Ssteis a good thio 4 4pensing aA 1 is calls the ie of a it lpubllis a the Sand Sun Riverthe Speak SHelena and ° will , theissuesof th Aare:numiat'' boys in the lu tmade utive a r oed .dmuch to br t,so far s opois He's l.tle, but fmy, he's r-ch, they sayi Mr. Burghanirt, of torm of Chmowen areh e Lis las ` o - dayo moraig. A sitetlie beforee i be't"r ' brandedeese ithdishe"D" on the hpe. E dl,. Snol was closd Tuesday on ac- e i uo.eot of the obseqies, ' he busti.if Sand Coulee sandstone is : dstined to contributeh lgely to thei . ol;: 1 -r a !sort tOm befrel b etonoe. u erun a ofby e ohfthe nd bli oue sandstone, weighing S un.rleds of tons, ae visible in the vicin. In ofGreat Falls. With th iotsthinfu qf the dilly L EADE M. T.d enhama has taken the foreman ship of the mechanical department of the of1ee. Mr. Benham set up and put in ' Wsatisfctory running orderournew Camp- ' bell power press, and to him is due the ' redit to s he npeat typographical appear ance of the tADnan. Hamilton & Eaton lost a span of work hors laist Sunday night. They were branded with a dash "D" on the left hip. Mr. Eaton thinks there is something crooked , aoi.t theli; diyapp gelce, as e they I thav eer soityed blore Bridng them bick straitway and be rewarded. Governor Lesle has offered $1,000 re ward for the apprehension of the assassin of Lewis Sweet, late atsenor of Yellow Stone county, who was murdered by an unknown hand October dth. But little is - known of the mysterious stair and there b is no ue to to e vil.n n who perpetrated The , nttietofd e ta orat'till Co. Ra in Introducing an excellent quality of B seed wheat into this section of Montana, is conduelveaof good results tothe farmer anid hence is calculated to quicken the commercial pulsations in this city. The P LEAnnr is pleased to chronicle the fact I that to such enterprise will, be due the material prosperity of Great Fails A party of prominent republicans left d town Friday afternoon to visit Belt, Kib bey and Clendenin. Among them, were a Judge Race, C. M. Webster, C. H. Ben- W ton, . C. Ray, Judge Rolfe, David a Churchill and E. D. Hastle. They a will addresw'the citizens of Belt Friday night, Kibbey Saturday night and Clen dinen Monday night, returning to Great , 'alla the first of the week. There iwas a large attendance during L the iorguizlon of the republican club g Monday night 'Constitution and by-laws p were read by Judge Race and accepted. g Judge Race was elected president, C. M. h, Webster vice-presIdent, Will Ranks sec retary, and A. E. Dickerinani treasurer' is O H. Benton, Dr. Fairfield and Ed. Sims a were appointed b, thekbair as the: exec- c utiv cominittee.` A. E. Dickermau, te Prank Coemns and C. P. Downing will in ict as Sluahce committee. Short speeches of were made by Judges iae, Bentqp, Ray and Rolfe; Dr. Fairfield, Mr. Clinton and Sotheres. Much enthusiasm was" demon s"trated during the meeting. lst evelga change in the t weather. Send in your order- for job printing sk early and avoid the rush. -ou The business of the Rocky Mountain Telegraph Co. at this place is increasing. ung The LJ.ezer has a fine job stock on hand, embracing bill heads, letter heads, Sa card, etc.. etc. Call and see for yourself. Early risers Thursday morning were ow surprised to see the earth covered with a r.- mantle of snow; but it soon disappeared. A fine discovery of afraction claim, in between the Mann, London, Owrike, o Huxley and Monarch claimswere recent ly made. The rein is over 30 feet wide, of with ore from the surface. Mr. Phil to Burns made the discovery. The water works project, which creat ed so much interest some time ago, if consummated, would materially benefit the citizens of Great Falls. The inade 1- quate supply of water is very inconven lent, and might. in case of fire, prove ruinous. The citizens of Great Falls will have reason to feel proud of the handsome public school building now in course of d costruction. The specifications call for g- a strictly frst-class job, with a view to In- comfort, convenience, durability and architetural beauty. al a Gaend Leodg A. F. A. n Mthe meeting of the Grand Lodge A. F. &A. M.of Montana, at Misoula re . cently, the following offices for the en i. suing year were elected: Moat worship h- ful deputy, A. C. Logan, of Helena; grand master, Brother John Anderson, of Misoula; deputy grandmaster, Broth er R. O. Hickman, of Virginia City; jun. S]for grand warden, Brother H. M. Par c chen, of Helena; grand treasurer, Broth !er C. Hedges, of Helena, grand secretary. Ui That Weeool Oatesla, -ot mwan evenings ago, it will be re - membered, the wool warehouse in this e city was full of democrats. If the mul tiloquence of those free trade fellows a, could have had the desred effect upon i L their auditors, and their mendacious y tenetswere heeded, alas! the wool ware. e house might be used for political pur e poses alone for all time to come. It would never be filled with wooL But K thanks, owing to the republicans, 'twill a i not be thus. It will be a good * f place for the obsequies of the dem g ocratic party In Montana ad Cascade county In November.,. S Oar Austalla Weoo Trade. J. N. McArthur, an extensive wool grower of Victoria, Australia, recently at Chicago, says the agents of American a firms are now in the habit of buying d e Australian wool on the ground instead of I going to London to purchase it. He has t h been spending four months In England andands a great deal of dissatisfaction 's among Englishmen because of this action of American merchants. Mr. McArthur y says, if the United States should take off t the duty on wool the American market Swoldb he the heaviest purchaser and the N V nor m n -#' , Wº rP er4ie- Uaatte Simas. ea '1i4Amiei cn'18ttiucai AssociatIon is d authority for tihe statement that in 1888 e in this country there was a total water 1 ower used for manufacturing purposes " was equal to 1,25,879 horse-power; this being 85.9 per cent. of the total power thus employed in the states. The annual e value of the water-power thus utilized is e set down at $24,000,000. The New Re Egland states alone use 84.5 per cent, of a the whole water-power, of the country, f and altogether the Atlantic states use over three-fourths of the whole. They are Cominag. Information regarding the truly meri torious advantages of Great Falls and the illimitable recources of the country con tiguous, has been disseminated broad cast throughout the land. A great influx of people in the spring will be the result. We learn from different sources that the projects tobe put on foot and consum mated next spring and summer will be commensurated with the expectations of the most sanguine. The development of our vast available water power in itself will attract universal attention and awak ,en Interest throughout the Union. It is not extravagant to say that, for natural advantages and resources, Great Falls is peerless. The Minneapolis House. The Minneapolis House is a arst-class estab lishment. It Is situated on Second avenue South, between Fourth and Fifth streets. Mrs. A. D. Wellinton, proprietress, Is zsealous in her en deaves to make aoemmodatos sood In every respe and she r tfuly sits a share or the Iblie patrsnage ay heard per weeek. Board and room Sa The New Livery Stable. The Eblipse stable has been moved to the corn ner of Third street and Second avenue South, op posite the Pence livery stable, and ocupies the handsome new structure which has occasioned mushl favorable comment. The stable is sup pied with all of the aeessories necessary for a first-class livery stable. The building has been constructed with a view of comfort and con venience. It Is lighted by the electric light. The proprietor, F. M. Morgan, Is now ln a position to accommodate the public In the true sense of the word. He has studiously observed the needs of a frst-class livery stable, and Is now In shape to show his patrons the result of his observations. Churchill & Webster. The popular establishment of the above mentioned firm is located on Central avenue between Second and Third streets. Light and heavy groceries, drugs, drug gists' sundries and all commodities ap pertaining to well regulated stocks of groceries and drugs are constantly on hand. Messrs. Churchill & Webster are particularly desirious of announcing the fact that they have ordered a complete and nicely assorted line of holiday goods, comprising plush goods, toilet articles, toys, etc., etc., and in fact have left noth ing of materiality in an excellent display of holiday goods unordered. The LEADER for job work. . Subscribe for the LADEIn. Sem k Qatas O naamemee Apropos of NaLntucket, one hears soame rather odd sayings and of some quaint n there. se, weare somewhat out of the swy," said one of the islanders; "so a tmps seldom trouble, aand it is only when or summer visitors come that we fthink of lockin our doors at night" Lst fall a man was tried for petty lar e ceny, and senteced by the judge to three months in jail. A few days after the trial the judge, accompanied by the sheria, was on his way to the Boton boat when they pised a man srawing j wood. The sawyer stopped his work, touched his hat and said: "Good morning, L The judge looked at him a moment, passed on a short distance, then turned to glance backward, with the question: '"Why, aheru isn't that the man I sen Stenced to three months in jail?" t "e," replied the heri hesitatingly, "yes, that's the man; but youe-you see, judge, we-we haven't any one in jal now, and we thought it a uaselei expine to hire somebody to keep the jail for three months just for this one man; so I gave him the jail key, and told him that It be'd sleep there nights it would be all ri ght"-. A. Marr in Harper's aga sine. Nat a Peasssa nasset. When an invalid goes to the Carlbdd 8ps or cmure, in Germany, he is informed lnhis arrival that the spa is not a ple resortThere are rules habit and diet that must be observed. All adtsd the sp must are at a certain hor in the morning. At 6 a. m. there sa grand prmenadeconcert. Full dnes is requied upon this occasion. One hour and a half later is t the breakfast hour. SThe are i the simplest. Should a ptin grow restlems comnsequent upon the meagerne of the men, anad indulge in forbidden luxuries, the physicians of the cure flatly refuse to longer treat him. He i practically banished from the sqp. The whole thing is, of cumoe, under govern ment control. A most careful diagnoais i made o eacharriving patient. so be it that his ailment s notone to be benefited by the waters, the patient is toldso. I can recall an nstanceof a St. Louis ain merchant who went toCarls d. Wetheexamining physician got through with him, he said: ' canreoom mend but one place that will do you good; it t the Hot Spaings of Arkansa."-Dr. Bono Sander in Globe-Democrat. Wesen'! Be Peinar Teday. "Macaulay," sid a talker whose con versation ranged over three generations, "did not talk, he lectured. He chose his subject, it mattered little what, and be delivered a discourse on it; poured out masses of efacts, or arguments, of his torial llustration. He was not witty, he had no humor, he was not a critic, as he hlmsalf confessed, he was devoid of Imaginative or poetio faculty. Bathe had the mast prodigious memory ever posemed by a human being, and on this he drew, without stint and without end." People in those days listened to him, his authority was established, his audience docile, nobody interrupted, controversy was out of the question. "Now," con. tinued the witnes., "no dinner table would stand it; he would be topped, contradicted, his long stories vetoed; no monopoly or monopolist is tolerated. If you wanted to know about Queen Anne yoe could go home and read a cyclo pedia."-Londmo Co. New York 'tib. na. o DW.Re, ateDy a., Theaster wegothe to go. We go as fast inf toi day as our forefathes went hin tor -gh, and yet railroad traveling is so and Is such a waste oftime. It is onlyaques. S tion of time, however, when railroaed r- trainswillcary soa u fat that Srensible folks will takto ge riding s ýto e oti. of the world they live in. Time is really not so much of an object a people believe. We don't 1 save much time byall our modern appli is anee after all, for we get there so early w we have to waste it in some other way. -x The o°ly gp. who really gain bpcable arn sare youngsters who are o. courting. Husbands don't want to get e home, and even the young fellow in love stops to have another drink because the cars go every two minutes. We get everywhere so easily now that there is no fun n golnir anywhere.--l n 1_.. e Japaneso Zroe ofr 1werm., I- The love for flowers is innate in every x Japanes, and the poor coolie, who draws Soneformilesjia ticklba, is as en Sthulastlo and as deeply stirred over a slower show as one ofe upper claes. Instead of stopping to rest aftera long e run to one of these suburban flower I shows, the coolie spends all of his time f admiring, exclaim ng over and talking f about the flower., and my particular cooloe the other day made me go here and there to see this and that mar vel, and walk back and forth to com I pare and review the superb flower. There was no doubtbut that he under. stood, appreciated and felt the beauty and sentiment of the exquisite peonies far more than we did, and it seemed cruel that such a really refined, eethetio soul should have to run like a pony in the shafts of a jinrickisha.-New Or leans Times-Democrat. Beles of the Seashore. The relics of a sea washed beach are a strange study, Here you pick up a bot tie-there a can-here a basket-there a box-here an old hat or cap-there a boot or sho-here a great spike-there a bit of rpe-here a piece of cabin gilding there a bit of stout planking. The sea never rests. It brings inand it carries out. The beach one day is shelving. The next run of the tide cuts it full of runs andravines. One tidebrings in a splin tered spar-the next carries it far out to sea. Wherthere is a great bed of oyster and clam shells to prevent you bathing today, there may be only smooth hard packed sand to-morrow.--Atlantic City A movement is on foot in Indiana to erect a monument to Jonathan Jennings, the first governor of the state. A necklace of human knucklebones was the gift received by a missionary from a partial chief. .'To Doeed Vle 4,.N Noodletop-I haven't seen Puffy inyour Many lately, Kanoh; whart's become of Kanob-Ah, we-aw-don't twain to. gethr now. N.-What is the matter? Have you K.-No. I-aw-was obliged to cut the fellah, you knaw; he was too doocid ..-Yas. I acompanied him to his talor's, where he was to be measured for ap alhof twousers, and he asked to be teaere m or po wnts-yaas,sctually asked m emsmrl for pawnts.--Buota Cou A. Nathan, The Largest Wholesale and Retail CLOTHINO DEALER In Northern Montana. o /I I- I -. - 00 Gilchrist Bros.& Edgra, DEALER IN ALL IND OF Pine and Cedar Corner Blocks, regon a Pine a Specialty YARD-Ninth Avenue North aid Twelfth Street. CITY OFFICE-Central Avenue, Be tween part Pdve and Seeond street CHAS. T. DAY, Agt. Ih. Grent Fulls g 8 r LEADER 0 Book & Job PRINTING OFFICE. r HNEW PRESSSE AND New Type. We are now Prepared to Execute o Every Description of LETTERPRESS Printing In the Highest Style of the Art. T City Meat Market, WUOLUALE AND Ri.AIL Dealer in Fresh Meats. CENTRAL AVENUE, BET. SBD AND 4TH Sr. Attention Given to Mail Orders. Will J. Kennedy, Prop'r. J. PFEFFERLY, EXPRESSMAN. Wagon No. 8. Charges Reasonable. Gaeat Falls, Mont. DELMONICO RESTAURANT F. KRAMBECK, Proprietor. Second st, between Central ave. and First ave. S. C. W. COLE. Mover of Light Freight&Baggage Orders promptly attended to. Prices reasonable. JAMES H. BAILEY, EED AND SALE STABLES It HORSES POR SALE. STABLES-On First Avenue South, Great Falls, Montana. O THOS. RUTH, HOUSE, SIGN, ORNANENTAL --AND DECORATIVE PAINTER. Sipgs PaiNdll i asy Design. (raining and Paper Hanging. Kalsominlng and itlaizing. Gilding on Glass, Third St. S., between First and Second Ave. S. C. A. BROADWATER, Presldennt. C.. WEBSTE. SeereA PARIS GIBSON. Vice President. I.E DICKERMY T, il THE GREAT FALLS Water-Power and Townsiti Company. The Chief Industrial Cit, OF TE 'M UrT AND SBOCK DISTmICr OF NORTHERN MONTANA TaxCmow GuFA havng the most stupendous availle ter-Power on the hmaI cftlunet,''ý - aid to bemusie the I-e-eDmaL Crr oft the Northwest The Montana Smelt Compn Is erecting and has in ra opeaton th e most extsive and complete works for I The City of Great Falls Is ared the Terminus of three railroads; to wit, the ST. PAUL, MINEAPOLIS MANITO the MONTANA CENTRAL, and the GREAT FALLS a SAND COULEE BLRANCH; and thedBE MOUNTAIN RAILWAY, onnecting our City with the rich and Inexhaustible deposita of (G Slver, Copper, Lead and Iron, found In the Mining Districts nd Camps of Nelhart, Wolf Cre Barker, Togo Middle Fork and ether Mining localities, is under construction. The great NORI ERNPACIFIJ RAILWAY also has a survey In progress by which Its connectlon with our C.t.; ha secured. GREAT FALLS is THE COMMERCIAL CENTRE Of NORTHERN MONTANA. It has a presentpopulation of about 3.00 and growing rapidly. terprises now under way and to be Inaugurated will more than double the ippnIutlon this yea, No tewn In the Rocky Mountain region offers greater Inducements to the settler or investor. all such are respeotfaly Invited to come and see for themselves. s. For Information regarding GREAT FALLS and surrounding country. addresss Charles M. Webster, Secretary, TGREAT FALLS, MONTANY Wm. ALBRECHT, DEAIEIl IN Furniture and House Furnishings DECORATED AND PLAIN CIIA.NBER SETS. Book Cases, Parlor Desks, Wall Paper, Window Shades, Curtain Poles, Folding Beds, Picture Frames, Pier Mirrors, Office Desks, Baby Carriages, Bedding, Lounges, Parlor Suits, Bedroom Suits, Chairs, Reclining chairs, etc. In factany thing you want in the Furniture Line at Reduced Prices CENTRAL AVENUE, GREAT FALLS, M. T. H. . COWEN. PRESTON KING F. B. WILCO! President. Vice-President.' See. & Trens. Cataract MillCompan Merchant Millers. Mantfacturers of the following Brands of High-Grade Flour: Gold Dust, Silver Leaf Diamond, Cataract. CASH PAID FOR WHEAT MILL FEED FOR SALE. OFFICE--Central Avenue, near Park Drive. MILl-F00oot of Central Avenllue, _GREAT FALLS. E. . CLINGAN, GROCERIES, DRY GOODS AND GENERAL MERCHANDtSE. THE BEST PRICE PAID FOR GRAIN AND COUNTRy PRODUCE. Belt, Montana.