The Montanian (Choteau, Mont.) 1890-1901, February 19, 1892, Image 1

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VOL. 2 CHOTEAU, CHOTEAU COUNTY, MONTANA, FRID AY, FEBRUARY 19, 1892. NO. 41. ATTORNEY'& COUNSELOR at m : ; J. $ . W A K íSÍ/E/Y. & >3<afgeé>#i. C H O T E A U . * - - - * MONT. J. P. BOÜ8CABEN CIVIL AND HYDRAULIC ENGINEER. A U iv m : P. O. I n 34, CHOTEAU, Meat. ■ W E L S T C L Ä I R , B a í'feeri Hfc^íxáí'egger, m r HOT AND COLD BATHS. Main Strut, Opposite Choteau Home J O H N O . I D T j r ’P ’, Authorized to practice before the De­ partment of the Interior, the Land Office, and the Pension and other Bureaus. PBNDION CLAIMS SPECIALLY ATTENDED TO. Cor.' Hein and St. John Sts., Fort Benton. G rand U nión H otel , C H A S . R OW E , P r o p r i e t o r . FORT BENTON, - - MONT. , xsjL*sf iac iMrq’iE&E^xx'S\ H. Ik. DAY 4 THOMAS W. MURPHY, L a w y e r s , GREAT FALLS, - . - - - - MONTARA OFFICE OTXR FIRST NATIONAL BANK. ESo H e 3 DHJLTTXS 0 ?, ROOM 14 C O ILINS.LEPLV BLOCK, O I U T F A L L S , - - - - MONT. ¡ TEETH Extracted without PAIN by the use o f Vitalized Air. . E .C .G a r r a t t . , \ Ä . C ,W a r n e r ! GARRETT AND WARNER R E A L E S T A T E A G E N T S N O T A R I E S PU B L I C A N D C O N V E Y A N C E R S Baade, Mortgagee and other Legal Documenta executed. . Public Land Plate end Abetraete. . Ä. C.- WARNER, U. S . C O M M I S S I O N E R . L A N D 1‘ UOOPM A V I ) F I L I N G * . Comer Main A Hamilton Street, CHOTEAU . . . . MONT •W *<E. EC. X j 'X’COST, 2 T o t a x 3 r S P T j/blic BEBO . MORTGAGES f.nd a 1 kinde of legal instrumenta draws'’np. Subscriptions received for all News* papers and Periodicals at publisher's rates. C H O T E A U , - - - - M O N T . J . J T D A Y . IRRIGATION AND LAND SURVEY­ ING A SPECIALTY. SATISFAC­ TION GUARANTEED. C h s t s s u , M o n t a n a . 4194. N ational B an k , O f F ort B enton , M ontana . (Sacceede t he Bunk o f Northern Montana.) C a p ital paid up. $ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 . JNO. W. POWER, - - - President. L. W. PECK, - - - - Vice-President. CHAS. E. DUER, - - - - - Cashier. Board of Director s; J no . W . P ower , L . H . H krshfield , J no . L e p l e y , C ham . E L ibby , Jos. H irshrerg , J no . H . G reen , L ouis W . P eck , D avid G. B rowne , Cues. E . D uer . T r a n s a c t a G e n e r a l Banking* Business. LOCAL SECURITIES A SPECIALTY. Intertit allowed on time deposit«. N O . 3 5 2 5 . OF GREAT FALLS. OFFICERS: T. E. C o l l in s - - President, J. T. A rmington - - Vice-Pres. A. E. D ickerm a n - - Cashie** H, H M atteson - - Ass't Cashie DIRECTORS: . C A BROADWATER JOHN LEPLEY PARIS GIBSON IRA MYERS. ROBERT VAUGHN H. O. CHOWEN J STEWART TOD J H McKNIGHT. JBOOKW ALTER L G PHELPS. . . m »»-■ -. A general banking buaineaa tranaocted. E x ­ change drawn o n the p rincipal p oints in the eaat a n d Europe. Prom pt atten­ tion g iran t o c o llection s . Interest allow ed on time deposits. Gri»»c Fulls - - M o n tana THE MONTANA ■ w - A - o - o n s r AND C -A .3B iaX J L a -E S H O P . All kinds of wood work neatly, safely and promptly done. , f _ W HBCL VtCPAIRINa A SPECIALTY* •« . J. E. WEBB. CHOTEAU, - - MONT LAU6HLIN BRUCE H A V I N G O P E N E D A SHOE SHOP A t G^dten<a. Would announce that he is pre­ pared to make BOOTS a n d SHOES to order on short notice. REPAIRING NEATLY DONE. K E S E U V A T I ON NO T ES Special Correspondence. W illow C reek , Feb. 15, 1892.— A great writer has said: “ Archi tecture is frozen music” and it may be added, like music, it soothes, inspires, exal ts and iritales as our natures interprets it. We look around and see upon all sides Nature’s examples; tow­ ering mountains rent with deep canyons, through which sparkling streams wii.d their way to the val leys below. Their iorce is’ spet t in clothing and making glad the smiling landscape with a constant renewal of life and productiveness. Meadows clothed.with verdure, ail forcible and speaking educators ot the students o f Art. H re we find building material-of every variety, lime, sand and clay, grain better adapted to withstand out climatic changes than any we can import; with undisputableeviden ces of the existence of slate- and fire clay—in fact, all the material now used in buildings. It is true, many o f these resources are as yet undeveloped, yet one can speak trom peronal knowledge that they exist in our midst. The first building o f any impor tance erected in the Willow Greek valley, (9 miles from ttlackfopt station, and 2£ from Durham, fit, the line of the Great: Northerii) are the two government : school buildings, one a common and the othet for a boarding school. The former is an imposing two story structure and contains on the first floor, two school rooms, one sitting room and two sleeping rooms, with the usual adjuncts and con­ veniences found in all first-class school houses. Upon the second floor are to be found two large sleeping rooms for boys, and one room for general exercise. The bui'ding proper is 28x50 feet with twelve foot ceilings. The boaid- ing school building is also two stories. The dining room, which is on the fir*»t floor, is 30x50 feet, and the kitchen 24x24. On the second floor, are three large sleep­ ing rooms for girls, and eight smaller rooms for the use of the superintendent, teachers, _ etc. These two buiidinss are built of pine lumber ami, though plain in outline, present a pleasing appear­ ance. When the undeveloped con­ dition of the country is taken into consideration, too much credit can­ not be given to the promoters of the enterprise, and from an archi tectural point of view, Mr. Sene ieur, o f Fort Benton, has left a monument as awiness to his skill and ingenuity. Under the supervision of Supt. Robinson and Miss Cora Ross, school commenced at the new school house on Wednesday, the 14th inst. At present there only 25 boy8 and 15 gils in attendance, but this number is shortly to bp doubled. Two Medicine, Willow and Cut Bank creeks and the Milk River country are being thickly settled, ; the principal settlers being Indi­ ans and half breeds, whose pale- faced brethern can only look on with amazement at their rapid strides toward self support. Two young pale face “ dear hun­ ters’^ with anxious faces and pal­ pitating hearts, are busily engaged in manufacturing pretty symbol- of devotion iii sufficient quantities to stock a New York store. Don’t get discouraged; young gentlemen, the game is worth tbe ammuni­ tion, and should you fail altogeth­ er, you will recover your appetite for dried meat and pemmican. Before another year rolls around yoiril wish you had kicked your­ self across the reservation, before laying bare the secrets of your heart to the “ fair, but: fickle, loved and lost,” Miss ------ . “ Mormon Chris” is a firm believ­ er in ghosts, but he will not allow them to interfere with, his enjoy­ ment o f life. The ghost at his favorite lesidence, Birch Creek Lakes, was thought as much of as were it a heirloom; It was digni­ fied enough to be the shade of a departed cavalier of the reign of Nero. More anon. S ynax . ....... • ----------- W h a t Paris Gibson Says. [Great Falls Leader.] Said Paris Gibson a few days ago: •'Everything indicates a prosperous sea­ son .this yearnotwithstandingthe presi­ dential election. .Tbs Great Northern road is being pushed on rapidly, to the coast and will come very near being completed this year. The Burlington & Missouri will be finished to Great F.i Us this year o r early next Summer.: I think the prospects for the Neiheart and Castle road being built are good, .The Castle road is-needed by us and I believe it will be pushed through. There is some talk of the Great Falls A Canada road build­ ing a line to Augusta. ' I t will open up a good traffic for this road and th'e passen­ ger traffic will bring them a good busi­ ness. Their road will have a good pass­ enger traffis anyway as soon as their : passenger cars are running regularly. I think a road will be built soon from Great Falls to Cnoteau and that part of the country. The traffic of this section is worth looking after either by the G. F. & C. o r the Great Northern. The prospects for the capital being placed nere are in * my opinion good. Great Falls will be connected soon by railroads with all Eastern Montana, with Missou­ la and Western Montana, and . it has a good line t o Butte. Besides, the north­ ern half of the state is settling up fast. There will be a great population north bf the Missouri river in a few yean.\ : The following land patents have been issued to residents of Choteau county: James W. Fryer, 160; Squire C.Chezum, 160; Jonathan D. Carney, 160; August Kropp. 160;- James R. Hibbs, 168.81; John Henry, 190; David Heaney, 160; Denial McGowan, 158 30; Finlay H. Tower, 160; Phil. H. Summers, 159.91; Fred. L. Smith, 160; John F. Simero, 127.31; John Joiner, 160; James J. ’■'Frown, 160: Ulysses G. Allen, 160; W.H. ; Gallagher, 160. F O R S A L K . Good claim on the Dry Fork. 100 tons of hay in stack, and about- 100 head of stock cattle. Good sheds, cor- rails and plenty of water. Good dwel­ ling houe. Also farm machinery and teams. T o be sold cheap for cash. En- S uire a t this office. ct23tf

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