The Montanian (Choteau, Mont.) 1890-1901, March 25, 1892, Image 2
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THE MONTANIAN. Published livery Friday Evening at Choteau 1 Choteau Co., Montana. $. M. CORSON, Editor. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. BY HAIIi— POSTAGE PREPAID. One copy, one year (In Advance).............$ S 00. 8ix Months .............. “ \ 150. Three Months... “ “ 100. Single Copies.... “ “ 10. Advertising Rates on Application. FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1892. NEWSPAPER LAW. A postmaster is required to give official notice (returning a paper does not satisfy the law) when a subscriber does not take his paper from the office, and to state the reasons for its being taken, and a neglect to do so makes the post master responsible to the publisher for the payment. Any person who takes a paper from the post- ' office, whether directed in his name or in that o f another, or whether he has subscribed or not, is responsible for the pay. If a person orders his paper discontinued, he must pay all arrearages, or the publisher may continue to send it. until payment is made, and collect the whole amount whether it be taken from the office or not. There can be no legal discontin uance until the payment is made. If the subscriber orders his paper to be stop ped at a certain time, and the publisher con tinues to send it, the subscriber is bound to pay for it i f he takes it out o f the office. The law proceeds upon the ground that a man must pay for what he uses. The courts have decided that refusing to take newspapers and periodicals from the postoflloe is pnma facie evidence of intentional fraud. A P R O C L A M A T I t>19. Gov. Toole has issued the following proclamation concerning the observance of Arbor D a y : S tate of M ontana , ] E xecutive O ffice , !> H elena , M arch 4,1892. j Tuesday, the 19th day of April, A . D. 1 8 9 2 ,5s hereby set apart as a day for the planting of trees, beautifying homes, cemeteries, highways, public grounds, and landscapes, and those who teach in public schools are especially requested to train the thoughts of the youth in tree planting and decorating by practi cal observance of that day. In testimony whereof, 1 have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of the state to be affixed at the city of Helena, the capital of the said State, this fourth day of March, A. D. 1892. By the Governor: ,Jos. K . T o o l e . L. R otwitt , Secretary of State. T h e indications now are that the Burlington will build this way at some distant day. The attention of mining men is called to the enormous beds of coal in the Crow’s Nest Pass, and the advisabilit}7- of building a rail road north from Helena through this section. T he government wants to know why Helena may no! dam the Missouri river at Stubh’s Ferry, and Great Falls will try her level best to give the reason why it should not be done. ident Harrison says on the subject . He demands the re-establishment of last year’s modus vivendi, not receiving which, he will protect the seals by force oí arms. This means business, and if Johnny Bull wants a fight, he can have it. W h i l e the work of the Choteau county grand jury in exposing the bounty frauds and bringing the perpetrators to justice is highly appreciated, considerable wonder is expressed that the burning of the court house and county rec ords, and the entry of town lots .on the old military reservation some years ago, was not looked into. River Press: The people of Cho teau are in a fair way, from pres ent appearances, to get a railroad through that section much sooner than at first anticipated. It now appears that the intention of the projectors of the Burlington is not to stop at Great,Falls, but to go on past Choteau right up through the rich and fertile west end o f the county’, to the Great Northern, which it will intersect at. a point just east of the Marias Pass. Crossing the Great North ern, the Burlington will go on to FortMacleod, N. W. T. A branch of the Canadian Pacific from Cal gary will pass by Fort Macleod westward, and with the Burling ton, go through the Crow’s Nest paS3 to the coast. This is the plan of operations upon which the Bur lington has about decided, aud our Choteau friends are jubilant in consequence. W I L L P R O T E C T T H E SE A LS Evou Though it Taises Uic Ekt- tire M ilitary ami N a v a l Force o f The 8J. S. W ashington , March 23.—The presi dent’« message transmitting Lord Salis bury’s reply tc* the last note from this government relative to the modus viven di was laid before the senate in executive session at 12 o’clock. Lord Salisbury’s reply, as already stated, is a virtual re iteration of his declination to renew the modus vivendi on the same terms as in sisted on last year. II is refusal to con sent to a renewal of the modus vivendi is accompanied with several counter- propositions, the reading of which was received with ill suppressed irritation by the senate. in his rejoinder to Lord Salisburyfwhich appeared to meet with . the unanimous approval of the senators. * A N O F F E R . ‘ p The undersigned hereby agrees to lease a mill site adjoining the town of Choteau, free, to any re* liable party or parties who will build and operate a 75 barrel! flouring mill thereon. Said lease to hold good as long as said mill is operated. J. G. H opkinson . A FINE COPPER EXHIBIT A huge piece of ore weighing nearly five tons was recently shipped from the \“ Mountain Con” to Baltimore. The ore was : solid copper glance and had been mined for over a year. Fqr nearly that time it had laid neai the Moun tain Con hoist. A few days ago* Marcus Daly ordered it to be packed in sawdust and placed in an iron bound box and sent to Baltimore. From there it is said it. will be shipped to France, where it will bb exhibited as a huge advertisement of the great ness of Butte’s mines. From Fiance it will probably be ‘ship ped back to America, and will be given a prominent place in the Montana mining exhibit at the World’s Fair. It is a very rich piece of ore, and it is almost pure metal.--Butte Inter-Mountain. W E A T H E R \R E P O R T . F e b r u a r y . 1892. 1891.' Mean temperature, 21.3 8.3 “ Max. “ 39.4 17,4 “ Min. 9.8 - 5 . 3 Highest “ .66.8 41.0 Lowest “ -1 9 .0 - 2 6 . 0 8 a. m . “ 19 6 1 0 . 6 8 p . m . “ 2 2 . 8 8.8 Greatest range, day 57.4 31.0 . “ “ 24 hours 60.2 38.0 Snow fell, days 4 7 “ inches 7.25 • 20.5 ThB Montanian is Fublishad W B B k l y at CfiotBau Chotsau county, Mantanai Sub scription 3S3 per year In Advance. Advertising Rates on Application LAUGHLIN BRUCE HAVING OPENED A SH O E SH O P A t Ob&tefei (a, Would announce (hat. he is pre- W hile Hill was down in Mis sissippi talking states rights and demanding the death of the R e publican party, Cleveland went; gunning and bagged a fine lot of game claimed by Hill. T he 'large deposits of coal in the Crow’s Nest Pas's, north of here, can only be brought to Montana along the eastern base of the mountains. This insures a rail road for this section and at no dista'nt day, either. T he ati tude o f the British gov ernment toward .the United States in regard to theBehering Sea mat ter is not satisfactory to Uncle Sam as is plainly shown by what Pres- Tiic president’« rejoinder was also transmitted to the senate. It is a pun gent communication in which the presi dent broadly but in diplomatic language hints that Lord Salisbury has not met his overtures iu a straitforward, busi ness-like manner. The president insists upon a renewal of the modus vivendi without reference to insignificant or ir relevant conditions and closes his note- with the stirring assertion that if the government of Great Britain declines to assist in the protection of seals during the arbitration of the claims of the United States he will proceed to enforce the laws and exclude poachers from. Behriug sea if the military force' of the United States is required to accomplish it. The note created a sensation in the senate. There was no expression of opinion by the president in his letter of transmital, but this was not needed in view of the clearly defined position assumed by him p a f e d to m a k e BOOTS a n d SHOES to o r d e r on ' sh o r t n o t i c e . REPAIRING NEATLY DONE. At the Stop ULM House Great Falls. . 1 0 9 3 . THE HELENS JOURNAL, . TH E REPRESENATTIVE REPUBLICAN PAPER OF T H E STATE ZFZESOZFIBSSIOZfcT.A.ZLi. ................____________________________________ ■ ■ • ■ CT. < 3 - . ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR RT LRW. . - ■ J. E .-W A M S U S Y .’ CHOTEAU. - - - - - - - MONT. J. H. DAY. IRRIGATION AND LAND SURVEY ING A SPECIALTY. SATISFAC TION GUARANTEED. . C h o t e a u , - - - M o n t a n a . • W \ H . S t C L A I B , i m * HOT AND COLD BATHS. Main Street, Opposite Choteau House w m . h . x / v e a s r , 2 > T © t s i r s r S P - u / b l i c , DEED3. MORTGAGES and all kinds of legal instruments drawn up. Subscriptions received for all News papers and Periodicals at publisher’s rates. CHOTEAU, - ; - - MONT. E.C.GarrBtt. Ä.C.WarnBr, GÄRRETT ÄND WÄRNER REAL ESTATE AGENTS NOTARIES PUBLIC AND CONVEYANCERS Deeds, Mortgu ee and other Legal Documents executed. Public Land Plats and Abstracts. Ä. C. WÄRNER, U. S. COMMISSIONER. L A N D P R O O F S •* - A N D F I L I N G S . Corner Main & Hamilton Street, C H O T E A U ............................... MONT. REPAIRS AND CLEANS WATCHES & J E W E i L B Y . C h o tea u , - - - M on t . I. S. CORSON, REAL ESTATE. ESr* R anch P roperty a S p e c ia l t y . ROOM IR, DUNN BLOCK, GREAT FALLS, - - MONT- G rand U nion H otel , CHAS.ROWE, P r o p r ieto r . FORT BENTON, - - MONT. I D J L . - Z T < S s t M T C X I R I F U T Z ' H. A. DAY & THOMAS W. MURPHY, X ju S GREAT FALLS, - - - - - - MONTANA OFFICE OVER FIRST NATIONAL BANK. zD Z E isr'zn D 3 a z \ ROOM 14 COLLINS-LEPLY BLOCK, GREAT FALLS, - - - - MONT. TEETH Extracted without PAIN by the use of Vitalized Air. ZTOZE3Z3ST o . ZDTXZEUF, Authorized to practice before the De partment of the Interior, the Land Office, and the Pension and other Bureaus. PENSION CLAIMS SPECIALLY ATTENDED TO. Cor. Main and St. John Sts., Fort Benton.