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ITEMS Of' I JS T E Jt EST Kissing- tiOod-By. \ A kiss he took and a backward look, And her heart grew suddenly lighter; A trifle, you say, to color a day, Yet thedullgray morn seemed brighter, For hearts are such that a tender touch May banish a look of sadness; A small slight thing can make us sing, But a frown will check our gladness. The cheeriest ray. along our way Is the little act of kindness, And thekeenestatiugsome careless thing Tha t wa s cl one in a moment of blind ness We can bravely face life in a home where strife No foothold can discover, And be lovers still* if we orily will, Though youth’s bright days are over. Ah, sharp as swords cut the unkind words That are far beyond recalling When a face lies hid ’nen! li a cofliu-lid, And bitter tears are falling, We fain would .give half the lives we live ¡/To undo our idle scorning. • Then let us not miss the smile and kiss When we part in the light of morning. —San Francisco Call. Sim, River Valley. Butte Miner. Captain Thos. Couch is back from his ranch in Sun River val ley, where he has been superin tending the harvesting of immense crops of hay and grain. ‘‘The farmers up there say that never within their memory were the prairies looking so green at this lime of the year as they do this season,said the genial granger in his bluff hearty way. “ They have already had one crop of hay off thorn and the grass has grown six inches since. The grain crops are splendid. The farmers will have all the wheat, oats and bar ley they want this year and will be able to ship some of them away this year instead of sending to Minneapolis for grain as they have had to do for two years past. All their loose cash has gone there. Now they will get some of it back. The crops are the greatest ever seen there. l?m going up to my ranch on the Missouri river soon, where [expect, to harvest the big gest crop of hay ever seen in that section.” The same glad tidings come from every fanning section in the state, so rhat 1891 is like'iv to be a mem- » \ * *• orabie one in the agricultural an nals cl Montana. listrayi'd or Lout. One dark brown horse, branded V on le/c hip. One bay mare, ? > years old, bar on left hip. .; One block horse, branded half citele on left shoulder, .^LU reward for tueir recovery. Apply at this office. Lost oh the 26th of .June, on the Dry Forks of the 1 Iron gray year ling tiiley—-nearly; black, branded circle dot, on i-ignt l:ip. §L0 reward for her recovery. Apply ar/this office. ‘A .. Lost on May.’5, near Choteau: One light bay horse, 9 years old, branded D on left hip,‘blind in Jefteve. Had halter on. §5 reward wfil be paid for informa tion. Apply at this office. Between thfe middle and last of June, one light bay horse branded 1 (bar) on left shoulder; left hind foot white. $5 reward for information leading to his recovery. Address this office, Taxable Property for 1891. -The board of equalization of Choteau county has completed its labors, and the revised lists, upon which the assessment for the en suing fiscal year will be made, ag gregate as follows; Oath value ol land $ 302,649 “ “ improvements 202,440 town lots 144,2S0 improvements 119,940 Mortgages 313,003 Taxable bonds 4,750 Watches, jewelry, etc 9,588 CC u u Musical instruments Merchandise •Saloon fixtures, etc. Horses, etc Stock cattle Sheep Hogs Hay and grain Moneys and credits Railroad property All other properly Total Under the levy for county pur pose the tax on the above will be about $85.000. A «oft Side for Treason. The way to find favor in the eyes of modern Democrats is to get con verted from Republicanism. Pal mer of Illinois did it; Governor Campbell of Ohio did it; Governor Gray of Indiana did it, and Gov ernor Eoies of Iowa did it. ne- gade Republicans easily kick aside the old wheel-horses o f Democracy and take the best things in sight. —Inter-Ocean. »,56 L 106,467 4S,203 348,870 1,811,642 771,682 262 357 122,537 1,044,920 85,575 $5,440,738 Chicago has 6,000 saloons. A Baltimore mulatto is turning pink. Brooklyn has th e distiuctym of hav ing the shortest cable road in the world > it is but 2,550 feet long. A cow with seven legs is owned in Ath ens, Ga. The extra limbs grow from the top of her shoulders. Africa is the land of many tongues. The Bible has now been translated into 60 of its languages and dialects. A former well-to-do Kansas farmer, how is over six feet high and weighs nearly 200 pouuds, is Btranded in Okla homa, and is selling bouquets of wild flowers for a living. A public school law recently passed in New Mexico baa caused a great de mand for souool teachers. The appli cants so far nave not been above one- third the number required. Herring and smelt nave been so thick in Dei Norte, Cal., bay this week that a boy walned across at the mouth of the Elk river on top of the fish, barely wet ting the tops of his snoes. A curious example of natural “ inarch ing” of trees exists in Lawrence county 111. The trunks of two elm trees, stand ing about twenty feet apart, have met at quite a distance above the ground whore they blend into a symetrical trunk of large dimensions. The trunk is near ly 100 feel high and well developed, and wagons can easily be driven through the great triangle wnich forms the base. According to the Scientific American the earliest Connecticut patentfoundon record was grauted m October, 1737, to Euward Hinman, of Stratford, for the exclusive right and liberty of making molasses from the stalks of Indian corn in Fairfield county, for ten years, which grant ended with these woads: “ Always provided the said Iliuman make it as good molasses, and make it as cheap, as comes from the West Indies. PROTECT OUR BREAD. The machinery of the law has not been put to work too speedily against the fraudulent use of ammonia and alum in Baking Powders. Both health and the pocket of the people are demanding protection. The legislatures of New York, Illinois and Minnesota have taken this matter of adulteration up, and especially that of Baking Powders. It will be in the interest of public health when their sale 'is made a misdemeanor in every State in the UNION, and the penalties of the law are rigidly enforced. There is no article of human food more wickedly adulterated than that of Baking Powder. Dr. Price’s Cream Baking Powder is the only pure cream of tartar powder having a general sale that is free from ammonia, alum or taint of any kind of impurity. It makes the sweetest and lightest bread, biscuit and cake that are perfectly digestible whether hot or cold. It costs more to manufacture Dr. Price’s than any other baking powder. It is superior to every other known and the « standa“d for forty years. Dr. Price’s Cream Baking Powder is re ported by all authorities as free from Ammonia, Alum, or any other adulterant. In fact, the purity of this ideal powder has never been ques tioned. - T H E C H O T E A T T - • BLACKSMITH -A-3ST JD W A G O I T S H O P . HORSESHOEING & MACHINE REPAIRING A SPECIALTY. ADLAM & HARMAN, BLACKSMITHS.. ¡Subscribe for T he M ontanian . 1Ô91. THE HELEM JOURNAL T H E R E PR E S E N T A T IVE REPUBLICAN PAPER OF TH E S T A T E LOCATED A T THE CAPITOL SUBSCRIBE NOW! Every Edition of T iik J ournal will contain the news of the world, special, local, and State articles, and many novel features. The issues of the day will be presented in an attractive way. Daily Journal, Weekly ” Montana Mining Journal, Farming ami Stock Journal, Two of the Weeklies, $9,00 per yr. 2,00 2.00 2,00 ” 8.00 ” INFORM YOURSELVES FOR THE IN 1892. This is the Greatest Epoch in the Nation’s History. THE JOURN AL is the x>aper of the People without respect to party. Sample copies sent to any address on appli cation. Address, JOURNAL PUBLISHING CO., HELENA, MONT. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Land Office at Ttel^na, Mont , | J lily .list, 1891 .| Notice is hereby given that the following- named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof In oupport. of his claim, and that said proof will ho made before A. C. Warner, U. fc> Commissioner, at Choteau. Mont,, on September I9fh 1S01 viz: EDWARD TROMMER. who made pre-emption D S. No. 0749, for the E-2 No-4, Ne-4 So-l, sr u :'d, Sw-t Nw-4,3ec27,Tp. 20 nor;h, range G west.. He names the following witnesses to provo hie continnoes roddonce upon, and cultivation of said land, viz: William D. Jones, James iiulph,William L. Cowgill, Kasiuus Fargeli, all of iJupujor, Moat. 8. A. SWIGGETT, Register. Firm, publication,June 19th NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION- Land Office ut Helena, Mont. August 17th, Notice is hereby given that the following- named settler hua filed notice of his intention td make final proof ui support of his claim, and that said proof will be made be »old A. U. Warn er, U. S. Commissioner, at choteau, Mont, on October 3, IS91. viz; JEREMIAH J. HUGHES, who.n.ado pre-emption D. 8. No. 9998 for the lots 1, 2,3 and 4, section 5 t . . 22 north, range J west. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence npon and cultivation of said land viz: Charles F. Groan, Moretl Wilcox, Stephen G. Head, Daniel F. Whyte, oil of choteau, Mont. S. A. S wiggett , Register. 1st publication, August % iat,