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— ....s.•••••••—• The Columbian, PORLISITED M JI•TO. W. PACIC. A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE FLATHEAD REGION. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, BY MAIL: Three Dollars per year to any P.O. Address. If Paid in Advance WO per Year. Six Months, in advance, $1.50. Three Mouths, hi advance, 73 Cents. THE COLUMBIAN invites its patrons and friends to send items of all kinds regarding improvements, and occur- rences which are of interest to the people of the Flathead. Address all letters to THE COLUMBIAN ; Columbia Falls, Mont. ENTERED AT elm:man rAi,Ls POSTOFFICE AS SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTER. ALL ADVERTISING BILLS PAYABLE THE 1ST OF EACH MONTH. THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 1891. Seal skins are cheaper than ever before, and the sealing vessels have lost money this year. That is cheer- ful news, and the probability that seal skin rahnent will get within the reach of common people is a state of affairs entirely unexpected. With the Great Northern round- house and the largest shipping yards in the valley located at Columbia Falls this city can have no quarrel with its neighbors. We can, how- ever, pity the men who have been de- luded by groundless promises, and invested in bubbles, soon to be bursted. L. P. Bowen has purchased the New Northwest, of Deer Lodge. It is one of the pioneer papers of Montana, and was established by Capt. James H. Mills, more than 22 years ago. Its opinions have always been respected, and under Mr. Bowen's management, will continue to merit distinction among Montana papers. The charter of the Pan-American Railway company has been filed at Austin, Texas. The line is to run 240 miles from Victoria to Brownsville on the Rio Grande. The proposed capi- tal is $3,000,000. This is the sup- posed inception of a big enterprise to extend the road eventually through Mexico into South America. . . When doctors differ the patient has a chance. A crowd of learned phy- sicians met at Chicago the other day to decide which spot in the United States possessed the greatest life -pro- longing qualities. They decided that the spot was almost anywhere be- tween Kansas and the Sandwich Islands. Real estate and prohibi- tion in the favored belt are expected to have another boom. Congressman Sweet, of Idaho, will ask for $25,000 with which to improve the Kootenai river around Bonner's Ferry. Twenty-five thousand dollars would make the Flathead one of the finest rivers in the west. In fact, Mr. Dixon can endear himself to the Flathead people and shosY his mettle by getting a slice of the big river and harbor bill for this state. - • If the probability of the United States having trouble with any other government was not a serious matter from any point of view, the affront, - cry of Chili would be simply ridicu- lous --nothing more. If the new government of that turbulent country is walking around with a chip on its shoulder, it will probably receive a black eye. The idea of the United States having war with Chili is not to be thought of, but Uncle Sam may have to take the upstart across his knee and give it, a few spanks. Chili would stand about fifteen minutes in a war with this country. Lawrence A. Brown, who was elect- ed senator from Beaverhead county at the first election for state officers, and who resigned and left his county without representation in the senate, has bobbed up serenely, after hav- ing been \holed up\ like a bear for ten months. Mr. Brown is peculiar -- as a prominent republican expressed it, last winter, \he is d -a peculiar.\ He is in a row with the state inspector of mines, and proposes to test the validity of Montana's state govern- ment. While mine inspection is a good deal of a fake, we believe Mr. Brom' has taken a big contract, and that he will be without a mine if be pays the fiddlers at the dance he proposes to start. To sum it up. Mr. Brown has many characteristics of the long-eared pack animal. - . \County division\ is the cry now, since Flat- head comes down to the county seat with a docket that sends a pang of distress to the hearts of our ta - 4-payers. The costs calcium- tered by Missoula county from that country looms up like a great high mountain to a weary traveler—too much to get over.— Stevensville News. The people of the Flathead country want division, and want it badly. They have lived long enough under the rule of men who believe Missoula eity and the Bitter Root valley are the only localities entitled to con- sideration. The Flathead country is now able to maintain a county gov- ernment, and the burdens wi11 hardly be greater upon the tax -payers than they are now, and . even if it cost twice as unieh. the viirlax )voild be returned in a business -like adminis- tration of affairs. Events in Ireland since the death of Parnell do not indicate an early closing of the breach between the Irish leaders. The followers of the late Parnell have been more solidly united by the death of their leader, while the anti-Parnellites are appar- ently more vindictive than ever. Leaders on both sides have been pub- licly assaulted, and turmoil and strife is the rule in Irish centers. During the factional bitterness, English lead- ers gain strength and the cause of Ireland loses ground. The end of Ireland's struggle is far away. ORIGINAL AND STOLEN. Miss Ida --\How do you pronounce Mephistopheles, Mr. Smith?\ Mr. Smith—\I never pronounce it. I simply mention his home address.\ Watts—\I don't approve of this idea of burying every eminent citi- zen with a brass band.\ Potts—\It would not be so bad, though, if they'd bury a brass band with every eminent citizen.\ Brobson--\What two kinds of men meet in the early morning hnurs?\ Craik—\I'm sure, I don't know.\ Brobson—\Why the hardy sous of toil and the tardy sons of Hoyle, of course. Mrs. Blessington has succeeded in lowering a window the colonel de- clared immovable. Col. Blessingtou—\How did you do that, Maria?\ Mrs. Blessington—\With my hands. How do you suppose!\ Col. Blessington—\I didn't know but you might have done it with your jaw, my dear.\ What high mountains you have in A n 'erica !\ ejaculated the Rocky Mountain tourist to the guide. \Yes everything is high here now, since the McKin \ Just then his foot slipped, and he fell four thousand three hundred feet into the spreading branches of a chestnut tree. \Wife what has become of the grapes?\ \I suppose, my dear, the hens picked them off,\ was the reply. Hens—hens— two -legged hens, I fancy,\ said the husband with some impetuosity; to which she quietly replied: \My dear. (lid you ever see any other kind?\ BUTTE MINER BITS. So Jerry Simpson drinks cham- pagne! No wonder he is unable to buy socks. Ignatius Donnelly has one consola- tion. He will never again be accused of selling his.reputation for a fabu- lous sum in Minnesata. A fashion exchange says that Jane Harding always wears hose to match the color of her eyes. Now, if they will tell us the color of her eyes, we may make no mistake in selecting her Christmas present. Surprise is expressed at the fact that Louis Kossuth learned the Eng- lish language while in prison with nothing to aid him but a dictionary. it bible and a copy of Shakspeare. This is a good deal :i4e saying that a wan- derer escaped starvation, though all the poor man had to eat was a carload of bread, a hogshead of potatoes, a bushel of porterhouse steaks and a barrel of mince pies. A Great Newspaper. The Helena Weekly Independent, as enlarged and improved by the ad- dition of new features, is certainly one of the model weeklies of the country. The youths' department alone makes it invaluable in every household where there are children. Every number consists of twelve pages of seven columns each, an amount of reading matter furnished by few newspapers in the country. The publishers offer a fine premium to the boys and girls who secure sub- scribers in a free ticket to the World's fair. The subscription price is only $2.00 a year, for which sum the paper will be sent till January 1, 1893. The Game Law as It IS. Secretary of State Louis Rotwitt has called attention to the fact that the game law as published by a num- ber of state papers is incomplete and in some cases incorrect. He gives the following as the correct copy of the provisions: Deer, antelope, mountain sheep, mountain goats, elk and moose, Sep- tember 15 to January 15. Buffalo and quail protected until 1901. Hunt- ing for skins only, for market or for sale, and hounding, prohibited. No close season for bears, curlews and snipes. Otters, martens and fishers, October 1 to April 1. Grouse of all kinds, sagehens, foolhens, pheasants and )artridges, August 15 to Novem- ber 15. Ducks and geese, August 15 to May 1. Song and insectivorous birds protected; their nests and eggs, and those of 01 game birds protected. Hook and line and spear fishing at - time, but catching f0fir - PiOfir se of explosives, ts, etc., prohibit - THE OLD PRINTER. A printer stood at his case ono night, In his office dark and drear, And his weary sight was dim as the light Of the mouldy lamp hung near; The wild wintry winds were howling without, And the snow falling thick and fast ; But the printer, I trow, shook his locks of snow, And laughed at the shrieking blast; He watched the hands of the clock creep round, Keeping time with its snail -like tick, As he gathered the type, with a weary tick, In his old rust -eaten stick. His hairs were as white as t': •• falling snow, And silently, day by day, He beheld them, with grief, like the autumn leaf, One by one passing away. Time had cut, with his plow, furrows deep in his brow, His cheek was fevered and thin, And his long Roman nose could almost repose Its head on his gray -bearded chin; And with fingers long, as the hours F told on. Keeping time with the clock's dull tick. He gathered the type with a weary click, In his old rust -eaten stick. For many long years, through joy and through tears, That old printer's time -battered face. So ghostly and lean, night and morn has been seen Earnestly bent o'er his case. In a few years more Death will lock up his form, And put it to press in the mould, And a stone, o'er the spot where they lay him to rot, Will tell us his name and how old; And his comrades will light that old lamp by his case, And list to the clock's dull tick, As they set up his death with solemn click, In his old rust -eaten stick. Before and After Marriage. He settled back into his easy -chair, put, his feet on a foot rest, lit a cigar, and for five minutes let the smoke curl up around his head. He was a picture of comfort. Then his wife interrupted his medi- tations. \George you're getting lazy,\ she said. He shook his head. \But when we were engaged,\ she persisted, \you were as active as any man I ever saw. Why, you were al- ways getting up excursions, and you were the life of every party.\ He puffed out a little whiff of smoke and nodded his acquiescence. \What's the matter?\ she asked. He took another puff at his cigar, and then said: \Ever see a man try to catch a train ?\ \Why yes,\ she replied in surprise. \Ever see one rush on to the sta- tion platform just as the train seemed almost gone?\ \Certainly I have.\ \Got a pretty lively move on hint, didn't he?\ \Why yes; he ran the entire length of the platform as fast as he could. But George -• \Caught the train, did he?\ asked George. \Yes; he just barely caught it. He - \But he caught it'?\ \Of course he did. But, George, you're straying-- •\ \Did he keep right on running?\ interrupted. George?\ \Certainly not. He settled down in a seat and made himself as com- fortable as possible; got a palm leaf fan, and five minutes later seemed ferfectly contented and happy.\ \VCell?\ \Well what of it?\ \Doyou expect me to keep on run- icago Tribune. James Campbell, of Philadelphia, who was a member of President Pierce's cabinet, is the oldest living cabinet officer in the country. Al- though nearly 80 years ohl he may be seen on the streets daily. His interest in public affairs is unabated. k SPLENDID OFFER. An Educational Opportunity For a Young Man or Woman. Every boy or girl realizes the im- portance of Education. Every day business transactions require a knowl- edge of business methods, and the person lacking education seldom wins in the race with educated competi- tors. THE COLUMBIAN has made ar- rangements whereby it can offer to some young man or woman the op- portunity to acquire a business edu- cation. The terms of this offer are so easily complied with that only energy is re quired to reach it. To any young or woman who will bring in 50 yearly paid up subscrib- ers to THE COLUMBIAN, we will give a paid up scholarship in the Helena Business College. This scholarship calls for any branch or branches desired, includ- ing Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Teleg- raphy, Mathamaties, Penmanship or Languages. It is an opportunity that young men and women cannot afford to miss, and can be earned in two weeks faithful work by any ener- getic young man or woman. Call at this office for further particulars, THE SCAN DIA Oscar Steustrom, Prop. 'CON4012.1,1 I.. THOS. H. WHITE, Late of Virginia City and Butte.] .13 A. 11 13 1-4.] It —AND— NOTA.R.Y FTJEILIO. . coLum MA FALLS, - MONTANA. Next to Windsor Hotel. L. A. FARMER, ARCHITECT, CONTRACTOR AND BIJILEDR. Estimates Furnisncd on all Kinds of Bonding. Plans at Reasonable Rates. Oflice over P000llice. COLUMBIA FALLS, : MONTAN A . A. H. BURCH, DENTAL SURGEON Office in Conlin -Miller Block. Columbia Falls, - - Montana. Breery St01 A. RINKERT, PROP. THE BEST OF WINES, LIQUORS, AND CIGARS. !kw: NELsoN I3ELLA IRS BELMONT cMBRAYER Whiskeys. Milwaukee Keg and Bottled Boer Hennessy and California Brandies. Nucleus Ave. Columbia Falls, Mont. HELENA Business Colleg AN INSTITUTE OF Shorthand, Teleu;paphy, Pei man :-41 And ARCHITECTURAL BRANUM:. SEVEN YEARS BEFORE THE PLAiiili*. • Superior Teachers from the East and Abroad. NO VICATIONS—StuBents admitted at any Expen.es Ilodetate. Special lb:taut:co ACCOMMODATIONS for St kilts from Abroad at Students Home. LESSONS ;3 - 4' ML THF. CELEBRATED PERNIN PHONOGRAPHY, Cost of Complete Test Book ' 741 Full Course, by Mail (Si ;4 -7 - References Business and Profes sional men of Montana. Write for Terms, or read 'Business Educator.' Address, • PROF. H. T. 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Perfumery and Toilet Afticles,---- --Fine Winos and Liquors for Mcdicinal Use. Tol)aceo, C 42:ars, St at ion ery. Is The Ev('ry? luiii. ili I ).1•Lig•gist :zirPrescriptions Accurately Compounded. Night Calls Promptly An- swered. 1 A..1. DON A 1.1)ti()N... Prop. Taylor, HOUSE PAINTERS- SIGN I 3 A.P iliVNGETZS. Columbia. Falls, IIMS•Milleltamaltualle14. Montana. We C'a rry our own st yeti - of I 'a i s, ( i Varnishes and Wall Paper, and are 1 1 1.( - pared to do all work without delay. 1 J. HOLLER. M. M. R1C. Arpnilp\ illu ibuttau only the finest quality 4,f 'ffINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS. 0 \Wet Your Whistle\ at The Arcade, Proper Adviee For All to Follow. - - - • First Door North of Postoffice. COLUMBIA FALLS, - - MONTANA. P. J. VsTA I I , - -PROPRIMTORs OF THE DELTA EALOON I Nucleus Avenue. CHOICE WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. MILWAUKEE BEER ON DRAUGHT. - - I COLUMBIA FALLS NIONITANA. F. C. GORMELV. W. H. 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