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TheJÜontanian, Yol. XII, No. 8. .CiîOTÈAÜj--' TETON: COÖ^TY, MONTANA, JUNE '21, 1901. ' >'Jy l Tfi“ Teton Chronicle, .V.pl. IV, No. 46. SHOES .for delicate feet. . .j&ViyCr Ladies^Ö'xfprds, in three strap patent Vici ; oùe'Mnìbklc Vici, vesting top; Bris tol Opei’a Tan Vici; English I)nek and many other styles and grades too numer ous to mention. The best $2.00 LADIES SHOE in state in Dongolia and Kangaroo Calf. the - —. — We have the largest assortment at the lowest prices in CRASH. SKIRTS from 50c to $5.00: Ladies’ Shirt Waists in Pique Swiss-, Dimity, Lawn and Sateen, 50c and up. Dimity Cords, entirely new. Gc. Scotch Lawns, small figure, Ole. Quick sellers, and why not?— Our Warm Weather Clothing in coat and vest and suits for men and boys. Full line of Canvas I-Iats. Better than GOLD DOLLARS'..'FOR FIFTY CENTS— The American Lady Shoe, in Goodyear welt, extension sole, new patent tip. Also the Empress in hand-turned sole. FIT and QU ALITY guaranteed. Gents’ Oxfords and Slippers in Goodyear welt and turned soles. Ladies’. TAILOR-MADE SUITS, sep arate Skirts, Silk “Waists, Fancy Belts, Novelties in Ncckware, Hair Orna ments of all descriptions. Trimmed Sailors and Pattern Hats. We are offering great bargains in Wash- Goods Remnants. 'FIT, well;. FEEL. .wellBfiOOK well— Our' CHlLDREN:’S;-S lJO E S in end less variets of styles-aiid^lors. Also our LITTLE GES&S’ SHOES— just like papa’s, B r ia^^he little man. around. We'll please lninjand you. - ' Ask to see our RidiggA-and Sporting’ Boots and Shoes. Ladies’ Muslin Undorwcaijfcwith Embroid ery and Lace Trimmings.'-^Mercerized and Silkalisle Vests and UnionVSuits. 'Also.a nice, lino of Ribbed Coito)*'.. Union Suits. Vests in prices from 124-hdij?. Our new Tennis Corset, ^55e. Our new Duchess Corset, 75c. m m M Poor Goods spoil the temper. Be on the safe side and buy your STAPLE and FAN CY GROCERIES from .T. ITiRSII- BERG & CO. Our stock of Glassware, Ucuckery, China, etc., is complete. Slid]?. and Heavy Hardware. Harness, Sad(ii&, etc. Wagons, Buggies and Machinery: ' Y# B I G D E P A R T M E N T S T Ö P E CHOTEAU, MONTANA. BIG IDAHO W OOL-SALES. Two'MIHIon Pounds at Loss Than - 1 ' . Ten Cents, Sales of wool aggregating 2,000,000 pounds aro reported by eastern buy ers at Caldwoll and Mountainhome, Idaho, nccordigg to a recent Salt Lake Tribune. The following repre sentatives of Boston firms aro report ed as having bought as follows: L. Eismann, 800,000 pounds: J. Puller- son, 100,000; Arthur Dupoe, 40,000; Jamos Salter, 70,000; Johu Johnson, 60,000: Alox Liyingston, 60,000. The prices quotod wore 9 to 12 conts. - S. H. Hallet, of Boston, has just bought fivo cars of Soda Springs wool, 110,000 pounds, and four cars of wool from the St. Anthony branch at 9.V and 11 conts. Soda Springs wool is reported this year iu good shupo. Joseph Struugo is reportod to have bought 80,000 pounds of wool at Col- liuston aud 110,000 at Ktimotun.’ -Í*'\ •:'S is s s a ; r m r m m m M . 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Choteau, Montana. 3 3 3 3 a ■ 3 ; •-B. - a 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 . 3 ' '3 3 3 - 3 3 3 a - a 3S3Q vr. CITY J)^UG C . H . . D R A K E , P r o p r i e t o r . Complete Stock of Stationery: Tablets, Box' Paper, Ledgers, Day Books, Journals, Writ ing Paper. : ; AT EASTERN PRICES. Prescriptions Acciirr.tely Conpounded From Purest Drugs.... i * C H O T E A U , - M O N T . EnEEEEQQQQCEEEEEEEOnEEEEQEEEnEnEEEEEEEEnBEEEBiEECBEEEE TO RESUME WORK. C o m p a n y O w n ing Principal P r o p erties on the Ceded Strip Is Now Ready to Push D e v e lopm e n t. An officer of the Michigan Mon tana Copper Mining & Smelting com pany, owning the principal claims on the ceded strip of the Blackfeat reser vation, says the Groat Falls Tribune, having just roturuad from tho oast, where he made such arrangements that tho financial .affairs of tho com pany are now in good condition, and work on the claims will bo resumed as soon àsTmén.-cah get into thorn. The Michigan & Montana compauy lias absorbed the old Esler_company; » -Va. , ., - thrsi’ eomp'ää yT’TTûch' do velò p mont has alroady boon done on tho'drucker, Josephine/ Bull’s Head and other claims, and a concentrator is ready to bo operated. Tbe compauy is;pla.n- ning to build a smelter, but this will hot.be erected for some time. ' * r-A ll reports aro to-the effect that much concentrating'ore has been ox- •’ * y* ' .♦**.. ' tracted-, and in a short time coucen- ull thb.Vbther ’ coiicflfo.s in the state ’T h e ' disorepeucy in th’e Hiliv was no tieod by \ontvof • the-commissioners who reforrod tho matter to the county attorney, with tho result named. ' Tho new managèmôôf of-the prop- erties is more conservative than the' old, and will not make any statements as to what thoro is iu sight; but tho company is prepared to do extensive work, and expects the.results to-show • i ><>30000^0 OCK>O.^KK> 0030 CK»C> 3003 30D3 3 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 3 ^ 3 J ' ■>! ' ” ............... ■»— • i i i The ÁNGDS BBUCE,Proptlir ' K ■;M E A L S -. A T ' \ A L L H O U R S . Firstclass ' Restaurant.....'. Under New Management. Cui« Unsurpassed. for themselves. -- r ’ ArthurP. Moore,a mining engineer, is superintendent of the company’s properties. Tho “ boom” days of tho ceded strip seom to havo passed, but many mon will beiu tho district this year. Those who own claims thero aio now going into tho district and they will work on a conservative basis, aud ex pect to bo able;to show this yoar what their; prop or tl es are worth. o e o o M c o s c c c c s c c c c s a e s c c e e c * B R A R E N ’ S ■ -POSTOFFICE . . ' . » A A C I—1 ----------------- BUILDING ' i L n O r l - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - S H E L B Y , ¡ S-LORE M O N T . l JUST RECEIVED A FULL LINE OF Sijoes 1 Stick Gloves j Our stock of Cigars, Tobacco, Nuts, Can dies and -Stationery cannot besurpassed. Suits made to order from $8.50 up. : : . FIT GUARANTEED., ! CARL J. V V-*i> A.. Ui;- MURDER*NEAR GLASCOW. Dlscrepengy.'^n the Law. v\-sv - - Helena, Junejlß.^-Iii responso to' a request for auiopinjon from 'tho board of coiml-yV. commissfonors, County Attoniój^Òjléll-W . ACcCon- loday guvoJan’:opiuion hohlinrr nell today gavôJâjUopiuion hold iu that (ho payment©f. tho salary of tho surveyor by tho cSunty is illegal/^- - Mr. McG'onno.lll'statos (hot tho law passed in 1899 -repealing previous laws relating to t^o< office of county surveyor failed tafix- tho compensa tion for that the county obligod to resign..,or roly upon tbe next legislature.tci.Jcompensate him. _ The decision is qf great importance,, ’•â^ki&feétÿ‘}thtiiè^^^^ri?v8'y6,rsf''ôr individual. : surveyor Therefore '5 will either be 'STA T E LAND RECEIPTS. Week Made Good Show ing Despite Return of L e s s e e s ’ M oney. 'Tho weekly statement o f tho regis ter .of'tile stato lands, made with tho trates wifl;bo co o lin g ^ ^ ^ h ^ G y o a t p af 0''troasurorj ahou,Ga that tho land Falls smelters.\ !-c : \ * * • ' - - ^ - department had collected §3,605.28 for the state'.- -During-tho week tho JS iítí L- a i * ___ i _____________ office.,rot,ifrno.d to prospective lessoos $861.50, which could not bo accoptcd under tho uow rulos of. the board. The .ipon'ey returned was sent to the land offico' by mon who had se lected sections of state' lands and re mitted the first year's'- rental with their, applications fdi^Toasos. Tho board' has agreed that.,mo one.-man shalk.hold adoaso oirimoro\ than one •••: * • *V' * \ ‘t soction.ot -stato.'.land. Tho\'money returned roprosonts^ thq'-'sum sent to tho offico by men who-, already, had tho one section...undor\ loase, aud could not, thorefbre,' ,bo allowed ‘ to tako.moro land:.. - DECLARE WAR. Alaska Indians Are on th e ’ Fight Because Their Chief Was Killed. Minneapolis. Juno 16.—A special to tho Times from Tacoma, Wash., says: “Tho young members of tho. , _ ■* *.. t - * Hidnh Indian tribo, noar Kotchklau, Alaska, have declared war aguinst tho whiles because Deputy Marshal last week shot Kotchklnn, thoir chief, bo- cause lie rosialod arrest for cutting timber-on government lands.; >Thp chief was hit twice and badly wound ed. Tho Hidhas are very wnrliko and havo frequently killed white mon on slight provocation. Pros- pe\tors on tho Sugliu hills aro to re turn to Kotchklnn toremnin until tho alarm is over. Important Land Office Decision. 1 _ t- '¿Shaw -.THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT. b “ V ’ — - ------ - - February 1, 1 9 0 2 . Is the D.ate Sot F ifteen-Y e a r -O ld ..Lad the Victim *of Foul Play,. The body of a 15 year old, boy was found on the bank of thq_ Mis souri river south of Glasgow. Indi cations show plainly that the boy had been murdered. His skull had been crushed with some blunt instrument. The boy: had been dond several days, when - found and tho , identification- was not complete, except that, from a latlor found upo.n his person, ho is supposed to be Harry Drabbs, son of a resident of that name of Hinsdalo.. A few days ago another boy was seen near Glasgow with a horse which had been ridden by young Dabbs, and he is being looked for as tho suspected murderer, but tbere are but few duos to his identity or whither bo has gone. Gives Up tho Attempt, Tho officials of Missoula county For Its Organization. . - Washington, Juno 15;~It. ¡s' now learned that when the- Cuban com mission was in.Washington tho dele gates informed-Secretary Root that they did not think it- would bo pos sible to have the Cuban gove'rnmont organized before Fobruary 1, owing to tho fact that cortahi procedures must be had under their now consti- tutioD. The opinion is expressed at tho war department that thero will bo little or no difficulty in effecting « thq.chango from American military control to Cuban civil control. Civil service, which General Wood has organized, is largely composed of Cubans, and it is believed that the new' government will utilize this machinery. In the caso of Benjamin A against the stuto of Montana involv ing title to eighty acres of land in tho “Big Hole valley, Beaverhead county, tho secretary of the interior has do- cidod.tliat a settler who locatos on school laud prior to its survey may hold the land, if he filed upon i t as a homestoud, and will loso it if ho filed upon it as a desort laud. In the caso in quostiou Mr. Shaw mado a desort onlry upon tho land iu 1898 and by a subsequent survey was found to bo located on socliou 36, which was school land. Tho laud office at Missoula denied Shaw a final receipt on account of tho decision iu the Noyos caso. Ho appealed to tho commissioner of tho general land offico who affirms tho decision of tho Missoula laud office. Following is tho conclusion of tho socrotary of tho intorior addrossod to tho commissioner of Ihogoneral land office: “On January 24, 1901, your office decision hold Shaw’s entry for can cellation upon tho authority of de partmental decision in tho case of Noyos vs. stale of Montana, whoroin it wns hold that tho provisions of tho act'of February 28, 1891, protecting settlement rights acquired upon school lands prior to survey, aro in applicable to a dosort land entry. ‘Appeal has boon taken to tho depart ment. ' “ It is clear that the amendatory act of 1891 only protects settlements made upon said school land sections prior to survoy, with a viow to pre emption or homestead entry. Said soctio'ns, whetlior survoyod or unsur- veyod, rornaiu resorvod from further ontry under the land laws. Tho de cision of your offico is affirmed.” London Wool.' have abandoned tho attempt to col lect taxes from the Indians not living on reservations, for they allowed to become permanentThe injunctipn-,ob/ tainod by tho Uniled Stales .through; London, Juno 15.—Arrivals of wool for the noxt seriesj'of wool auction amount to 137,0Q0. bales, in- cluding’9,518 forwarded direct.- 'Im ports of wool during the wbek-follow -N e ^ p u iC W a los, 18,629y@ b W no, Q?of PREPARING TO BUILD. Insurgents Surrender. ‘ Colouols Infant T h e Now Railroad C o m p a n y Files Articles In Missoula County. MiBsoula, Juno 11.—Articles of in corporation were filed hero today by tho Montana & Great Falls Railway company, the capital stock of which is placed at $10,000,000. The com pany will build into the Missoula valley, making connection with * the Northern Pacific at Jocko. Part of tho road will pass through tho Flat- head valley, v Manila, June 16. and Guivara, representatives of Collies, today signed the names of their principals to an agreement to surrender. By the terms of the agreement Caillos is to assomble his mon at Santa Cruse, Laguua pro vince, ns quickly as possiblo, .aud thero stirreuder himself uud his com mand to the American authorities. Tho exact uumbor of his forco is un certain, but there will probably bo more than 500. Allison For President. Des Moines, Iowa, June 15.- Big Horse Shipm ent. Falls,alls, Junouno Groat F J 15.—A largo shipinont of horses loft this city this morning over tho Moutaua Central, bound for St. Paul. It cousistod of nearly 1,000 horses'iu two bunches. In ono consignment there were fifteen cars, belonging to Lockwood, Otis & Hubbard, whilo 1 lie second section consisted of seven toon cars, the proportv of Mr Thomas. At Chi nook the shipment wus added to by twenty-seven carloads of horses be longing to Lockwood, Otis & Hub bard. Notice to Stockm e n . Gov ernor L. M. Sha\y tonight sent (he following telegram toSenator'William - B. Allison: “ I notice- with much satisfaction that the country is taking kindly to the mention of your name for tho presidency. I hope you will encour- ngoits use. I will ho mere than glad to aid to the best of my ability. Let lowu aud tho nation rally to j’ou as never before. Don’t say no.” ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. A n n iversary of the Evacuation of Valley Forge and Philadelphia Was Observed Today. Philadelphia, Juno 15.—Tho 123.1 anniversary of tho evacuation of Philadelphia by tho British, and the simultaneous rotiremout of tho American army from its wintor iu tronchinonts at Valley Forgo was absorved today with appropriato exer cises at Fort Washington, White- marsh, whero on December 7, 1767, tho Americans ougagod tho advance The Montana Agricultural lixperi- mont Station in oo operation with (ho Department of Agriculture at Washington, and (ho State Veterin-1 dresses by several speakers of promi- eolumns of General Howe’s British troops iu a threatened general attack and where both armies suffered heavy losses. Tho anniversary’ exercises woro hold under, tho auspices of tho Philadelphia Society of the Sous of the Revolution and consisted of ad- arinn at Helena, is attempting during tho present season to make n study of the plants poisonous to slock in this stato. In order to fully deter mine tho conditions under which ibis poisoning normally occurs and the plants to which it may bo referred, it is desired (bat detailed reports bo mado to this Station of losses now occurring; as woll ns any losses which may havo occurred in llie past, noting, ns far ast practicable, (l) llie oxact locality in the stato. in which such poisoning occurred and the local concluions; wiiolbor lowland or upland;1 plains, foothills or moun tains; about springs or along streams; (2) tho time of tho your of such poisoning; (3) stock affected, whotbor horses, cattle or sheep; (1) tho uum- bor poisoned, thoir symptoms and treatment pursued, as woll as relu tivo proportion of deaths; and (5) tho plants suspected, with descrip tions or specimens. It is only by tho compilation of such data that tho daugorous zones in tho stato can bo accurately determined, as well as tho timo .when they must bo avoided. By the co-oporulion of the stock men of the stuto in this work, par ticularly in reporting promptly' for investigation, all now cases of poison ing that may occur, it is hoped that dolinito results may bo secured and the prosont loss duo to this cause prevented. Address all communications and spoeiinons to Montana Agricultural Experiment Station, Bozeman, Mont. ncuco. Chilean Proposals foV Arbitration. New York, Juno 15.—A dispatch to Ilio,Herald from Rio Janeiro says it is asserted that, tho goyornmout of Brazil 1ms received a roport from Washington announcing that the executive committee on tho pau- American congress 1ms decided to return to the original program and to exclude the Chilean proposals about arbitration. NINETEEN CASES Of the Sm a llpox Reported Ijjrom Flathead Reservation. T. it. Burger, special quarantine ofliosr for tho Missaula county board of health, 1ms roported to Dr. Par sons, of the county board of health that thoro aro now ninotcou cases of smallpox in quarantine on tho Fiat- hoad reservation,with buLlittle likely- hood that uttempts to suppress tho disease at its present stagohavo been successful. DEVASTATED BY TORNADO. Tariff Annulled. Washington, Juno 17.—Socrolary Hay received tho following from Goy- ornor Allen of Forlo Rico, nt San Juan:* “ By a unanimous volo today, tho hoods o f departments fixed tho dalo for tho special session of the legisla ture for July 4. Tho date of tho proclamation will bo announced at tho noxt session.” The proclamation referred to is that which will declars free trade to exist between tho United Statos and Porto Rico, niter tho designated date, iu conformity with tho terms of tho Forakor act, which allowed two years to test tho ability of tho island to sus tain itself,through international taxa tion. Governor Allon’s reports havo indicated that, under ftho Hollander act.PortoRico is uow ready to assume free trade. C h o c k s Must Be Returned. N e b raska Vlllaare W r e c k e d —Storm T h r o w s a Freight Train From tho T r a c k . - Lincoln, Juuo 15.—Tho villago of Dorchostor, thirty milos wo9t of this city, was almost devastated by a tor nado this afternoon. Sovoral build ings in the conter of tho town wore picked up bodily nnd hurled into tho streets. Several barns unroofed and demolished and trees uprooted and their limbs scattorod all over town. Nono of tho inhabitants was injured. A Burlington freight train was cnuglit by tho storm and tho cars, thrown from tho tracks. Tho engin eer saw a funnel-shaped cloud and pulled the throttlo wido open seek ing to ouldislanco the storm, but the wind turned,, however, and toppled the cars into the ditch. The engine alono kept the track. A tramp hid den in ono of the cars was badly mangled. / BOUNTY FUND USE UP. tho Alcodo-W on The Suburban... .-. New York, Juno 15.—The ;-.Subur- ban was’won by Alcedo, two-lengths; Water,Cure, second, a length’l^íoíldy. Helena, Juno 17.— Merchants, bankers and others who havo checks upon which tho rovonuo stamp is printed, if they dosiro to havo a re fund of tho tax after July 1. must surrender the checks, and these will not be returnod. Such was the im port o f a ruling from Washington, recoived-by Collector Webster today. The bankers aro protesting against the rulingj as it means the destruc tion'of thousands o f dollars worth of checks which havo been -.printed! for.. 4 • - „ ' * , » \ * iVinir mtatnmarS. • j JK Claim s on File Will Exhaust M o n e y on Hand. Bounty claims filed with N. N, Davidson, dork of the stato board of . examiners, up to and including last Saturday, exhaust tho bounty fund '■ of tho stale. Theso claims have notify yet beou passed upon, but thoro is no' V reason to boiiove that tho board of oxauiiuers will not approve- them. That me&us that there will bo no claims im d until tho 'collection taxes this autumn. ' % of ■ • - ■' -''ípISS The stalo board ata'rocoiit meol-.’-t' ing allowed, all claims up to Juue-4..^|^ When those wero paid there romMued.'^htf in the fund about S1I,C00. A many claims •hat'.wore t not ri in thh investigations' by^lhoi were ¿m file,: and many 'other! since been.'sent many qtheM in. Saturdays- '’sufficient