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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

THE RIVER ESS. Vol, IV. Fort Benton, Montana, Wednesday, July 80, 1884. No. 40. THOMAS A. RENDRICKS. A Sketch of the Political Career of the Democratic Candidate for Vice President. Tr1ho....s A. Hendricks was born a Buc'keye, his native place being a small villnuge in 1Mluskingumi county, not far from Zanesville, 0. In 1822, when he was three y'ears old, his father moved to Sihelly county, Ind., and that state has ,ile been his home. His father had suflicient proplerty to educate his chil dlret, and at the age of twenty-two young Hendricks was graduated at Hanover college. He went imnmediately to (;hamibersburg, Pa., where he studied law, and in two years later was admitted to the bur. He then returned to Indi ana, and in the village of Shelbyville hung out his shingle. Old acquaintances say he made a iquick success, both by his knowledge of the law and by his attrac tive personal characteristics. It is said that the late Governor Morton, when opposing young Hendricks, could usual ...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

THE RIVER PRESS. Published every Wednesday morning by the River Press Publishing Company. SECRETARY TELLER has requested the resignation of Superintendent Con ger of the national park. THE cholera has broken out in Paris and that gay city is likely to have a ter rible visitation from the scourge. THE prohibition and home protection party met, at Pittsburg yesterday to nominate candidates for the presidency. THE president has called for the resig nation of Gen. Longstreet, U. S. mar shal for the northern district of Georgia. A CORPORAL'S guard of so-called in dependents had a meeting at New York the other day and resolved to support Cleveland. SENATOR LOGAN'S letter of acceptance is published, and like that of Mr. Blaine it is an exhaustive and excellent docu ment. QUEEN VICTORIA telegraphed her congratulations to President Arthur on account of the rescue of Lieut. Greely and his comrades. AT the ball recently given in Paris by Minister Morton, Mrs. Mackay outshone all French or Amer...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

THE MONTANA INDIANB, Their Disposition Discussed by Delegate laginnis, Secretary Teller and Com missioner Price. -ASHINGTON, July 18.- Secretary Teller, Comnmnissioner Price and Delegate J1aginis of Montana held a lengthy consultation at the interior department this morning in relation to the condition and disposition of the various Indian tribes in Montana. Mr. Maginnisrecom nmended that the Fort Peck and Poplar River agencies be broken up and th Indians incorporated with their relativ and friends at the other Sioux agei es in I)akota. He claimed that none f the Sioux belonged in Montana, t t the were co.axed and driven up to ort P in furtherances of the designs an il ferillgs of the Indian ring in 1872. The Chlevellenes on Powder river, he th ght, hoiuld also be incorporated wit the resit of their nation, either at Red 'Cloud or elewhere. He held that all kindred Indians speaking the same language shoul(l be gathered together. He also asked that a commission to consist of Gen Huge...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

THE RIVBRL PR ESS: _ THE RIVER PRESS. JERRY COLLINS. W. J. HARBER. Editors and Managers. AU ietters and commuscations containing matter in ended for publication in this paper, should be addressed to "The River Press," and the name of the writer must be given to sure attention. Local advertisements will be inserted in these columns at the rate f fifteen cents per line from transient and ten cents per line from regular advertisers. WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 1584. For President JAMES G. BLAINE, OF MAINE. For Vice-President JOHN A. LOGAN, OF ILLINOIS. THE streets of Helena are to be light ed by the Brush electric light. A CASE of yellow fever, that dreadful scourge of the south, is reported at New Orleans. ST. PAUL'S assessed valuation is ne&rly $70,000,000, an increase of nearly $20, 000,000 within the last year. Ex-GOVERNOR ST. JOHN was unani mously chosen as the candidate for president by the prohibition convention. ST. JOHN and Daniels is the complet ed prohibition ticket. It will not...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

LOCAL NOTES. Frm Saturday's Daily. SCastner's teams came in last evening loaded with lime. peter Wilde, Helena, is registered at the Grand Union. M. C. Travers will return from Fort Asiuaboine on to-day's coach. Giessey sold a train load of coal from Castner's yesterday at $12 a ton. A valuable cow belonging to J. J. Healy died from poisoning night before last. The latest reported quotation in Drum Luulilloll stocK in London was 52 shil liags. It is reported that the capacity of the Aniaconi9a works, already of wonderful exteit, is to be doubled. ,Mr. Paris Gibson will leave Minneap ollh to-day for Helena and may be ex l,ected here the latter part of next week. Several contests for land in this vici nity have been filed recently, showing t1hat (hoteau county dirt is considered of mtluch value. M\r. Ben Kingsbury arrived yesterday from \ eiliart. If his mine looks as well in proportion as he does, it certainly is a ibonanza.--Miner, 22d. The small fruit crop of Montana this season is...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

Mr. Blaine's Letter of Acceptance. AUGUSTA, Me., July 18.-Following is Mr. Blaine's letter of acceptance: AUGUSTA, Me., July 15, 1884. To the lion. John B. Henderson and others of the committee: GENTLEMEN :-In accepting the nom ination for the presidency, tendered me by the republican national convention, I beg to express a deep sense of the hon or which is conferred and of the duty which is imposed. I venture to accom pany the acceptance with some observa tions upon the questions involved in the contest-questions whose settlement may affect the future of the nation, favorably or unfavorably, for a long series of years. 1n enumerating the issues upon which the republican party appeals for the popular support, the convention has been singularly explicit and felicitous. It has properly given the leading posi tion to the industrial interests of the country as affected by the tariff or im ports. On that question the two political parties are radically in conflict. Al most the first act ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

LOCAL NOTES. From Wednesday's Daily. A postotlice has been established at judith, with G. R. Norris as post lluaster. D). C. Anderson of West Liberty, Iowa, w~a one of yesterday's arrivals in ihe city. A st:ge horse was killed by lightning ,at t'it creek, on the Helena road, on '1on1day. (;eorge C (apin and family take their ,etrhtur.e 'for White Sulphur Springs .dtayt Io )ecolne permanent residents (,f the ariatoga. 3iss EL. Worthington of Ohio, a rela tve of Mrs. Henry McDonald of Arrow , arrived from Helena yesterday (id is at the Grand Union. 3liss An~ne Caplice, daughter of John (d'llice., 1.(t., one of the belles of Butte, , riet to Geo. E. Rockwood, of t. ptaul, at Helena, Sunday. W. (). Dexter received a new Ault Wan & Taylor threshing machine on the lIatchtlor. He offers it for sale, but ill cas l,, purchaser is found will run it himsiel this season. Wýe heuar of astounding railroad de Ce1O loIclts that are to occur in the next (ixt days the nature of which is as yet ve...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 30 July 1884

STOCK. DEPARTMEh :T. (Contributions for this page respectfully solicited from stockmen and others.] ENGLAND AND WESTERN UATTLS . An English Deputation Asks that Re strictions be Removed From the Importation of Western Herds. LONDON, July 25.-A large and influ eutial deputation waited upon Baron Carlingford, lord of the privy seal, to day, and urged the immediate removal of the restriction placed by the privy council on the importation of cattle from Wyoming. Earl-of Warnicliffee, Baron Wenlock and Lord Edward Cavendish, Cyril Flower, Sir George Balfour, Al bert Grey and Charles Palmer, member of commons, together with Moerton Frewen, delegate of the Wyoming Stock Growers' association, were present. The speakers urged that cheap, healthy cattle were obtainable through Canada and from the country west of the Mis souri river. They declared that no cat tle disease existed in these regions, and the strictest precautions were taken dur ing the transportation of the cattle through to the s...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

., . ý... . . .. . . ... . . ..,m .. .rm . ..r... . ..e u ... -.k . .. ... . . . ... . IHE I R. Vol. IV. Fort Benton, MVontana, Wednesda~y, August 6 o 1 *~ .. LHON. JOHN A. KASSON, Our New Minister to Germany. lionl. Johni A. Kasson, of Iowa, who w.u lately appointed as minister to Ger alluy', was borl at Burlington, Vt., Jan uary 11th, lb22. He acquired the rudi littlits of his education in the public schloolý of his neighborhood, and when tweitty years of age graduated from the university of Veriaout. Upon leaving this intitution he determined to study law, and pursued a course of reading in M3assatc11usetts ; and after bein tg adm itted to practice he removed to 6t. Louis, where he engaged in his profession un til 1,57, when ne settled in Des Moines, Iowa. In the following year he was elected state director in the organization of the state Bank of Iowa, and in the next was state conimmissioner to investi gate and report on the condition of the executive department of Iowa. About ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

THIE RIVER PRESS, 01H THE RIVER PRESS. Published every Wednesday morning by the River Press Publishing Company. PHILIP CHATMAM, the oldest Free mason in England, is dead, aged 97. He was initiated in 1811. THE total expense of the Greely relief expedition is estimated by officials of the navy department to be $700,000. RELIABLE information has been re ceived by the English government to the effect that Gen. Gordon is safe and has an abundant supply of provisions and ammunition. W. H. BARNUM has been re-elected chairman of the democratic national committee as nobody else could be found to accept the place. Barnum's usual luck will attend him. FORTY buildt. qa ty ta ken u1I.ev il's Lake, Da Y the c atheh Zt the 27th. Ten real esta.lwr..: and eight saloons, among others, were redneed to ashes. MAINE will fire the first important gun of the campaign, the election in that state occurring in September. Ohio votes in October-and both will give rousing majorities for Blaine and Logan. THE N...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

ji~1ect~rlc Raiiroad a Succuse. I 82 n l h si; a Electric Railroad a Success. CL EVtLAND, July 25.-The first com nwercially successful electric railroad in Anleric'L was started in operation to-day this city by the East Cleveland Street 1 ailroad company, who have just com leted da mile of road, and ran cars on it p tiay for the tirst time, The experi Sent was so successful that the company epects to change its entire system, olo v-rising over twenty miles, into elec cric railroads. The system used was a onribination of the Brush, Knight and pentley systems, and the current was 0crried on underground conductors and il conducts like those of a cable road. The ecoinomny is claimed to be greater than that ot cable roads, and the cost of conutruction less than one-third as great. AY 1 number of cars can be run up to tifteen, and can be run at one time on a single circuit, and from one machine, which is a result not attained by any of the European systems now in operation. The success of...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

THE RIVER PRESS. All letters and communicatins containing matter in ended for publication in this paper, should be addressed to "The River Press," and the name of the wr.iter must be given to insure attention. Local adertisements will be inserted in these columns at the rate cf fifteen cents per line from transient and ten cents per line from regular advertisers. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 184. For President JAMES G. BLAINE, OF MAINE. For Vice-President JOHN A. LOGAN, OF ILLINOIS. THE decrease in the public debt for July is $13,993,289. TIHE failures in the United States last week numbered 251, against 254 for the preceding week. THE cholera epidemic in France seems to be on the decline. Fugitives are re turning to Marseilles and Toulon. BLAINE is still working on his bovk, what time he can steal from social du ties, callers, correspondence and other pressing work. THE balance of trade in favor of the United States for the last fiscal year was $72,798,997, as against $100,658,488 for the ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

THE RIVER PRESS. . ....MM li n a m k m11 m Tu ,naa LOCAL NOTES. From Saturday's Daily. A wedding is soon to take place on iighwood. A. M. Rowles loaded yesterday for t"s in Sun River, SCounty Clerk J. F. Murphy is serious ill and confined to his bed. Johbn Lepley contemlates visit to lontanla's health resort shortly. L..-5 ge Wade has returned tois home at Helena after spending a vacation or [\vO llOllthS east. 'The Anaconda company shipped near ly 5,o0)) tons of copper ore last month, averaging between 35 and 38 per cent. I)r. Fairfield is said to be very success ful in his practice, and is gaining many friends by his geniality and sociability. lSheriff McDevilt and Under Sheriff Aspling left Thursday evening for a tri.j n"orth, and will be absent about two ie le seson opened yeser 'froli this on the festive hunter can shoot all the prairie chickens he may wish dby the way chickens are lenty A little scrinImage ' lace on Front ttreet yesterday afternoon between two well kInowni cit...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

ii RLR TO KISLINGBURY'S RELIEF. Surrounded by Sioux Under Yellow Vagle on the Musselshell. The Ill-Fated Liautenant' of the Greely Expedition Shared the Pernils and Hardships of the Indian Campaign. St Louis Globe-Democrat. Col. Guido Ilges, .late of the United States army, is at Koetter's hotel. The colonel served many years on the plains and gained some celebrity as an Indian fighter He was a personal friend of the ill-lated Lieut. kislingbury, of the Greely party, who diea of starvation. The tollowing narration, in which Kis lingbury figures conspicuously, was re lated to a -Globe-Democrat reporter yes terday afternoon by Col. Ilge s: In anticipation of a winter campaign of Gen. Miles against the hostile bioux, under Sitting Bull, then supposed to be encamped along Frenchman's creek, in the Milk river country of Montana, and north of the Missouri river, Gen. Terry, commanding the department of Dakota, caused the steamer Batchelor to load about sixty tons of government stores, con...

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Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

THE RIVER PRE SS. 1-4 "A 'W .Wr Aft MIM C% e4 I LOCAL NOTES. From Wednesday's Daily. H. D. Burghardt and Win. McQueen leflt for Barker yesterday, but expect to return in a few days. There are encouraging prospects for the reumption of operations at Clen denin1 in a short time. E. 1t. Cowen, of Murphy, Maclay & Co., leIt yesterday morning on a busi ness trip to Belt creek. Coummodore Wheeler was to have started from Helena yesterday with an other excursion party to Great Falls. Major Lincoln and wife arrived in the city yesterday on the Billings coach, re turnlng from their trip east. They will leave for Fort Belknap in a few days. Insurance rates in Miles City have been advanced two and one-half per cet., all around, whereat property own ers kick vigorously and justly, but un availingly. IH. J. Wackerlin and Co. are putting iron grate doors and windows on the 1.'irst National bank. It will take an expert burglar to reach the treasure in that institution now. It is claimed that m...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 6 August 1884

TILE RIVER P RES S. STOCK DEPARTMEh T. (Contributions for this page respectfully solicited from stockmen and others.) RANGEMEN'S RESOLUTIONS. Legislation to Stop Stock Stealing. -Reduction of Indian Reserva tions-The Foot and Mouth Disease Bug-a-B o. The convention of Montana stock growers met at the court house in Hel ena at 10 o'clock Monday and was called to order by Col. W. B. Hundley, who was chosen temporary chairman. Rus sell B. Harrison, of the 'Montana Cattle company, was chosen secretary. Eleven counties of the territory were represented by forty-two stockmen, of these only three being accredited to Choteau county, to-wit: D. A. G. Flow erree, R. B. Harrison and Thomas A. Ray. While these gentlemen have large herds in Choteau county, they are all residents of Helena, showing that none of our resident stock owners took sufficient interest in the gathering to at tend it. This is not creditable to the enterprise of our cattle kings. Ex-Gov. Potts called the attention of the m...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 13 August 1884

HEIVER PRESS. Vol. IV. Fort Benton, Montana. Wednesday, August 13, 1884. No. 42. Shonkin Shots. Harvesting has commenced in fine shape, l id nearly every one who has graiu to cut is now busy at work. Those yhbo have ranches in the mountains claim to have the largest crops ever raised oil their places, while those lower downl ill the valley report good crops; 'o it is quite probable that the yield of this sectiown will be equal to or greater than that of last year. But for all these lprospects produceis are not very cheer ful, on accounlt of the low price which will undoudtedly be paid foroats. W\hat an oJ)portunity the present out look oflers to some enterprising individ ual ill the way of a grist mill! A few (lays ago a party of women and children' came out from town to gather heries. The day was drawing to a clore, anll each one was toiling along under the weight of a well-tilled bas ket, whlieii one of the tender sex startled the rest by a long-drawn scream of ter ror. "A bear ! ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 13 August 1884

Published every Wednesday morning by the River Press Publishing Company. THEY had an election in Alabama a day or two.ago in which the democrats made a clean sweep. They always do. J. I. CASE has arranged to trot Jay Eye See against the 2:093 record of Maud S. on the 15th at Belmont Park, Phila delphia. THERE was an election for county of ficers in Utah on the 4th inst. Mor mons were elected in every county in the territory. A. J. DAVIDSON of Helena, in con junction with John Healy of San Fran cisco, has purchased 300,000 pounds of wool this season. THE restrictions on the entrance of live stock into Manitoba from the Unit ed States have been withdrawn by the Canadian government. THE call for the democratic territorial convention at Deer Lodge, on Thursday, Sept. 25th, appears in the Independent. Choteau county is entitled to six dele gates. MAUD S. has just surpassed all former records by trotting a mile in 2:094, and on a slow track at that. The mare is now a quarter of a second a...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 13 August 1884

'Ihe Next Congress. WA-SI.IN(STON, Aug. 1.-Although it i a lttile early yet to do much figuring (ij the comp1l1lexion of the next congress, olfe ui) the politicians are at it. The odewocrats, of course, do not admit the ),ssihility that they will lose control ot' the house, even admitting, as some of then' d1o, that they may not hold their present large majority. They admit the Posýibility of losing a few imembers in e east, and possibly here and there one iº1 the south. They claim to believe these loes will be offset by gains in the vest, where say the opposition to the t,arill policY of the republican party is rapidiy grt\'ing year uy year. This is tie ol'uLt; the talk at democratic head quarteirs here. Secretary McPherson, of tue rep1, 1e an congressional committee, believes the republicans will make large dailns in ,congrlesitnen, although he is not Set wi0llig to say he believes they will be able to capture the house. The cam paigli is too young yet. He said to-day : our al vi'...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 13 August 1884

THE RIVER PRESS. All letters and communicafton. containing matter in. ended for publication in this paper, should be addressed to "The River Press," and the name of the writer must be given to insure attention. Local advertisements will be inserted in these columns at the rate of fiteen cents per line from transient and ten cents per line from regular advertisers. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1884. For President JAMES G. BLAINE, OF MAINE. For Vice-President JOHN A. LOGAN, OF ILLINOIS. CERTAIN TO BE ELECTED. The democracy has never entered up on a contest for the presidency and con trol of the government under more dis couraging circumstances. Their pros pects looked brighter at the beginning of the campaig' of 1872, when poor old Horace Greeley hias defeated and mur dered. The popular enthusiasm for Blaine, the just demand of Americans for protection against the pauper labor of Europe and the revolt of the Irish American citizens against Cleveland are three important factors in the problem ...

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