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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 17 June 1885

LOCAL NOTES. ai jrom Saturday's Daily. w Win. Allshouse who was injured by a wagon falling on him a few days ago or is on the street to-day. bTheo. Gibson left for Helena this in paorning to meet his father, who is daily sI expected from the east. al professor Donovan left on the Helena 84 coach this morning for Kansas City. He F will return in a few weeks. H The steamer Benton has received in structions to load with buffalo bones at Wolf Point on its down trip. Dan Blevins is training a two year old a for the races at Helena. If there is any speeýd in the colt Dan will bring it out. It ()ur wool growers are now all busy p lIc:uring and in about two weeks wool a µ-ill be rolling into Fort Benton at a d lively rate. c Arrangements are nearly completed v to have races on the 4th. Full particu- a lars will be given as soon as the finance t (.coJilnittee make their report. i Mr. S. E. Crandall, foreman in charge a of the construction of the dredge boat, s 11jit with a painful accident t...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 17 June 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Published every Wednesday morning byj the River Press Publishing Company. THE wheat crop of Kansas is almost a total failure. ARCHBISHOP TACHE, it is said, has gone to Ottawa to intercede for Riel. JOHN W. MACKAY, the bonanza king, is said to be ambitious to succeed Jones, of Nevada, in the United States senate, two years hence. DURING President Cleveland's term four of the judges of the supreme court will reach the age at which they are en titled to retire with pay. WVHITTAKER, the colored cadet of West Point notoriety, passed a success ful legal examination before the supreme c:ourt of South Carolina recently. T1HE Dolphin, built by John Roach, whose portrait and biography are given elsewhere, is the fastest dispatch boat the United States navy ever had. GEN. MIDDLETON wants the mounted police force disbanded and a permanent military force scattered through the Northwest. He believes the force has outlived its usefulness. THERE is danger of a famine at Bat tleford...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 17 June 1885

.j. JOHN ROACH, .g of American Shipbullders. ~:h.er fourth trial trip the en tci I),lplhin developed the ý.iare hundred horse power re ';i the naval department of the -tate, and kept it up for six . test is yet to he made of her ,in the open sea. when sh e will aired to maake twelve knots an ided. After then, all being well, 0oah will Ie one of the happiest the c(untrr. Up to the time of rtb trial trip his experiences with iphin were not the most comfort Roach is one of our numerous de men. He is rich, but began extreme poverty. An ambitious at sixteen years of age he left his Ireland for the New World. He i New York, where he sought ment in vain. Crossing over in y, sixty miles from Jersey City, darnan who had worked for his i the old country, and by his was given employment at the \Corks. In three years' time ag Irislhnian had saved fifteen dollars, which he determined inl land. Leaving almost the diis savings in the hands of his Mtr. Allaire at the Howell festarted west with this...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 17 June 1885

STOCK DEPARTMENT. (Contributions for this page respectfully solicited from stockmen and others.] RANGE RACKET. Themes of Interest to StockMen, Gatherd From Various Sources. The Marias, Sun River and Teton round-up parties were at the 28-Mile Springs and the Teton yesterday, We understand the Northern Pacific will send a representative to Northern Montana this year to look after stock shipments. Dan Flowerree's big herd which is being driven from the Sun River range are destined for the Upper Marias coun try-Birch, and Dupuyer creeks. The Shonkin round-up is at the Flat Creek corral. Work has not progressed very rapidly for the past week or two owing to the heavy rains and high water. The following are the cattle Quotations r in Chicago on the 4th inst: Shipping, $4.50@5.27½; range, $3.50@4.65; cows and mixed, $2.75®5.80; stockers and feeders, $3.55@5. p T. C. Power & Bro., have purchased r 1,400 head of two year old heifers and k cows of McCune, Read & Schofield, of a Utah, ...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 24 June 1885

THE RIVER RESS. Vol V Fort Benton, Montana. Wenesday,, June 24, 1885. Vol. V.* Fort Benton, liontana. Wednesday, June 24, 1885. o.. 35. - - m a me a m ma ==5= :mamMM me a me amm m 5 al man me a mag IM CUiRENT NEWS AND COMMENT. The ameer is not dead. The salvation army is moving west. Jeff. Davis is seventy-seven years of age. Emperor William is again in good health. Admiral Courbet of the French fleet is dead. Liberty bell has been returned to Philadelphia. John McCullough appeared on the stage again in New York. The project to establish a cattle trail through Colorado was killed. Henry W. Blair has been elected U. ,S. senator for New Hampshire. Thirty half-breed prisoners taken at Hatouche are on their way to Regina. Caen. Grant's trophies and tokens of honor have been taken to Washington. Gen. Bragg, of Wisconsin, wants all the small post offices in democratic hands. (Gen. Crook is still after the murdering Apaches and is not yet master of the situation. A determined effort is bei...

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. — 24 June 1885

From The Coal Banks. COAL BANKS, June 15th, 1885. Editors of the River Press: This has been a quiet week at Coal Banks. The river is the highest known for years. The last of the freight con signed to the Twentieth Infantry left to-day per contractors and government transportation. Press Lewis,owing to high water, was compelled to go to Fort Assinaboine'via 24-Mile Springs. He left this p. m., and was followed by government transpor tation. Mr. Farr, of the P. W. ranch, reports that the Indians are killing stock around the Bear Paw mountains, he at the above date having rode continually for lost stock since the 3d inst. On account of a balky horse, John Hostler was thrown from the stage on Friday last and received what at first was supposed to be a serious injury, but fortunately his bruises proved slight and he was able to proceed to the Fort to day as usual. Miss Kaiser, en route for Rock Creek, with Mr. Herzog as her escort, is pa tiently awaiting the arrival of the Ben ton. The f...

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. — 24 June 1885

LOCAL NOTES. From Wedneeday's Daily. The steamers Helena and Batchelor arrived at Bismarck on the 9th inst. T. C. Power & Bro. received forty-two ounces of Little Rocky gold last even ing. This represents about $800. The following is from the Billings Gazette of Saturday: A telegram was re ceived by the sheriff from the sheriff of Choteau county to arrest P. P YVollum who was a passenger on the Benton coach. The charge is grand larceny. Vollum is now under arrest awaiting the arrival of the officer from Fort Ben ton. John McCormick came in from Nei hart, where he has several hauling con tracts, last Saturday night, and will re main here a couple of weeks. John is very much pleased with the camp, and thinks it is destined to be a large and a rich one. He reports that a richer streak than ever has been struck in the Montana Belle.-Tranchant. From Thursday's Dally. The Marias river is way over its banks. The wife of Chas. Bristol died yester day and was buried to-day. Mike Lynch an...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 24 June 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. AU £teUre smdot punicat s onswtafai matter in ended for pubestios in this paper, should b adicwed to ''AsjMeer Pres," sand the nameu f thewrker * hk be given to insure attention. Loca ad wrtineirnts wsal be WLted in theese sobemis at the rate of Altre cents per Lne from transie. and en cents per ns froml regular advertiser.a Terms of Subscription. One year ............... ...............3 Six months . ......................... .. * ... 2 00 Payable in advance. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 44, 1585. THE wool clip of Texas this year is estimated at 60,000,000 pounds by a prom inent wool dealer of that State, notwith s8nding the heavy losses of sheep from the cold winter. MONSEIGNOR CAPEL, the eminent Catholic clergyman, who is over from England for a lecture tour in this coun try, deliyered several lectures in Salt Lake last week. He is on his way to the Pacific coast. THE newspaper men of London are raising fdnds with which to erect a mon ument to the dead war correspondents, Edm...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 24 June 1885

LOCAL NOTES. From Saturday's Daily. It will probably be a week or two be fore the telegraph line between Benton and Helena is in working order. It is said that the telegraph line be tween Fort Shaw and Helena can be easily repaired, there being but few poles gone. The Dearborn bridge was not washed away, as reported yesterday. The cur rent of the river was changed, leaving tthe bridge high and dry. The death of Col. Cuvier Grover, of the First cavalry, promotes Major Jas. S. Brisbin, of the Second cavalry, to the lieutenant colonelcy of the Ninth (col ored) cavalry. ,. Wilkeson. representing the firm of C. S. Moses & Co., of San Francisco, and George J. Babson, of Walter Brown & c(o., Boston, arrived on the Billings .:oach this afternoon. We are informed that if something is not done to Sun river above the cross ing near Mrs. Bull's place, the people of that town, after another freshet, will wake up and find themselves in Cho teau county. The races on the Fourth promise to h...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 24 June 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Published every We by the River P1ie) j r. Companiy. MARSHAL BOTKIN will turn over his office to Mr. Kelley on the 30th inst. J. B. FORAKER has been nominated for governor by the republicans of Ohio. THE Dolphin has made her final trial trip successfully and has been duly ac cepted by the government.' John Roach is now happy. ! - - A FARGO correspondent of the Pioneer Press announces the startling fact that a political revolution is going on in Da kota, and that there is a probability of her coming into the union as a demo cratic state. M~IDDLETON has given up his pursuit of Big Bear as a bad job and returned to Fort Pitt. It is said the troops will return to Canada at once and be mus tered out. Are we to understand by this that the Northwest is to be left at the mercy of the "unreconstructed" In dians Certainly garrisons sufficiently strong to protect the settlers should be maintained. WE have another case of horse steal ing by Indians to record to-d&y, as will...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 24 June 1885

GENERAL .ROSECRANS, T!e New Register of the Treasury. ",niili , ,-arke lo.Itoet rauns, of Califor ,:,: lei al)|poin lted register of the ".V i a sthort Ii ne ihis autograph S,' ;,.- \wellC kn,,ow as that of his :, . i:, ,l. l; illlcn lelK . I : luee. Among ui.,tt ý",- ; i hý ,P sition iS that of sign _ r.,-. irio ry ot~es and other S'rhe chllief look-keeper of St:i:,l i.ýt ýrtates, as t!he register of the ,.'-, ttallV is, is r'ecolpelnelsed for , rvil.s w\ith :t salary of tour thoutl , , r- a year. :vryoildy klnow-s miore or less of the ,grathy o,1 (fGeneral Rlos:ecrans, whose .,\ri,'(- in the war were of considerable :.;si jt tie union caus.e. He is an Ohio Sb birth, horn, at Kingston. in the ; "l is ,educ,'ation was military, .,,,-~;·tc \\est P'oint, where he was usd' n 1842. After a year's ser ,., -; ,o,,d(i lieutenant in the United .,. , of engineers, from 1843 to t,, it,: wre...I n instructor at 1Vest Point? ,ut _ tl., next, five years he had ,i 41 o the,, 1rtiicaations at Newp...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 24 June 1885

STOCK DEPARTMENT. (Contributions for this page respectfully solicited from stockmen and others.] STOCK NOTES. The round-up of cattle belonging to the Crow Indians shows about 800 head. Comparatively few transactions in range cattle are reported in Wyoming this spring. The horses stolen from Thos. Beran, (Froggy) were taken by Northern Bloods. C. VW. Barney has filed his bond with the territorial secretary as stock inspec tor of the first district. Mr. Jenkins and party started on the drive north to-day with the cattle just purchased of Mr. John Lepley. The Geddis Bros. of Miles city have purchased forty head of Durham bulls of Poindexter & Orr, of Dillon. James J. Mayne, on the Musselshell range, has purchased William Cork hill's herd of cattle for $34 per head. A band of 2,500 sheep, near Miles City, it is reported, averaged nine pounds to the fleece in shearing this spring. Billy Rowe has gone to Flat creek af ter his fine stallion which has entirely recovered from its sicknes...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Vol. V. Fort Benton, Montana, Wednesday, July 1, 1885. No. 36. ,,,,t ........l \~n A CHEYENNE WAR BREWING. The Tomahawk Buried Eight Years Ago Being Dug Up. W.ASHINGTON, June 2f.-News was rcceived at the war department late this :fternoon to the effect that the difficulty w'ith the Cheyenne Indians is becoming vetry serious. General Augur has order ,i Iur companies of the Fifth cavalry S, to .e scene of the disturbance in l:li:ition to the companies previously .,t ,It Reno. This makes ten comnpa - a:t Ien. and three additional corn 0.,..- are held in readiness to go at a ::lit' nlotite. Arur atttibutes the t iltIIeit f the (.Oi iailsjOl as a cer .il , tti. t' (of di--.s tet t. ; -outbern Cheyenes are located Sw.-tcrH ~part ,f the territory. The i. :r i- lvel andl devo(id of trees, ex ' ! ng , - ltreantl. ()wiing to its great Si1t it is very easy for Indians to keep : the way of the troops. It is be i,-i herse that the Indians are well -ipli.d with arms and ammunitio...

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. — 1 July 1885

A Well Deserved Compliment. Prior to the departure of Sergeant Le noir, of the signal corps, for Washing ton, the citizens of Fort Benton for warded a complimentary testimonial to General Hazen through our delegate, Mr. Toole. The following is the reply of the chief signal officer, which will be read with interest by all the friends of Mr. Lenoir: OFFICE OF CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICER, * WASHINGTON, D.C., June3, 1885. I MY DEAR SIR :-In reply to your let ter of the 2d inst., enclosing a testimo nial in favor of Sergeant Lenoir, signal corps, signed by citizens of Montana, I beg to say that I am much pleased to have received this paper. I have had this sergeant in view for promotion for the past .two years, and hope that his examination, on which much will de pend, will admit of it. I am, very respectfully. Your obedient servant, W. B. HAZEN, Brig. and Bvt. Maj. Gen'l, Chief Signal Officer. U. S. A. Hon. J. K. Toole, House of Representa tives, Washington, D. C. b'irst National Bank of White...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

LOCAL NOT: .8. From Wednesday's nDay. The sheriff, under sheriffand deputies have supplied themselyes with badges. Nearly all of the wool in the Judith basin will be shipped to FOrt EBnton= this year. John F. Patterson arrived yesterday with a portion of his wool clip, consist ing of twenty-eight sacks. Commodore Wheeler was to have left Stubb's ferry this morning with a num ber of passengers for Benton. X. Beidler has gone to Fort Assina boine on business connected with some of the recent Indian depredations. Jack Higgins returned to Benton yesterday, having given up freighting for the season, owing to the loss of his horses, stolen by Indians. Sheriff McDevitt and deputy Finne gan left for the upper country this morn ing on business connected with one of the suits against the Oxley Ranch Com pany. They will be absent for several days. Considerable anxiety is felt as to the whereabouts of Jeff. Devereaux. He left the Little Rockies about twc weeks ago to go to the Sweet Grass Hills...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. All let urs adom.mnuiosicat. S otining initter * endIed for pubideatiof i this paper, should be dddriaed to "Th River Press," and the name of the writer must begiven to insure attention. Local advertfements waill be iasertidu in thesecolums at the rate of fifteenr cents per line from transient and en cents per line from regular advertisers. Termss of Subseription. One year .................. .....................3 50 Six months............ ........................ 2 00 Payable in advance. WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 1,i85. THE Hudson Bay company are heavy losers by the Riel rebellion, several of their posts having been looted or burned during the trouble and their business generally paralyzed. THE Washington Post says out of the eighty-four internal revenue collectors in this county sixty new ones have been appointed, and that soon there will not be a republican in those offices. EVERY boat that has come to the head of navigation this year has return ed loaded with Montana p...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

LOCAL NOTES. From Saturday's Daily. The wool clip of C. E. Beale this year was sixty-three sacks. Jas. M. Childs, representing the B1ost tonl wool house of Fenno & Manning, came in on the Billings coach this after 11001. Jno. F. Patterson arrived this after. noon bringing with him tweaty-three sacks of Greenleaf & Co.'s wool and five of his own. Col. Ilges has an article in the last issue of the Cincinnati Graphic entitled "The Mysterious X., the Terror of the Road Agents of Montana." The first sale of wool was made to-day, Samuel Wilkinson purchasing the Fiske & Burghardt clip, about 4,000 pounds, for 16 cents. The wool is coarse and of poor quality, so that the price, all things considered, is regarded as a very good one. Word has been rece4ved that R. L. Frazee the fainous "Four Ace" flour man will leave for Fort Benton some time between the 6th and 10th of July, accompanied by Commodore T. C. Pow er. This looks like a flouring mill for Fort Benton. X. Biedler came un...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Published everj Wednesday, mormig by the River Press Pt fakMsfl Compan . THE fight for the Bozeman postoffice has ended in the appointment of Robert Menetee. As A result of the recent earthquakes in Cashmere 3,081 persons lost their lives, 70,000 houses were laid in ruins and 33,000 animals perished. GOEWEY & CO., of Sioux City, have failed for $50,000. Fort Benton mer chants in times past had extensive deal ings with this firm, of which the late John Goewey, so well known here, was the head. DENNIS KEARNEY announces that he will run for governor of California next year on the workingmen's ticket, and says he will be elected, too. Horny handed Dennis is growing restive in the obscurity of the past year and is bound to make a stir of some kind. DELEGATE TOOLE is an admirer of the administration and is inclined to find excuse for its slowness in appointing democrats to office. The delegate has the ear of the administration in the matter of Montana appointments, an...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

THE MARQUIS OF SALISBURY. England's New Prime Minister. The brilliant man who succeeds Mr. ;ladstone as prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was born at Hatfield, England, in the year 1830. Like many other aris toc'rats of the old country, he is blessed with a wealth of names rivaling in num ber if not in sonorous quality those of a Spanish nobleman. Robert Arthur Tal bot Gascoigne Cecil is a son of that Mar quis of Salisbury who died in 1868, .nd whlloe honors and estates he inherited. After receiving a preparatory education at the great public school of Eton, he became a studeft at Christchurch, Ox ford, where he was graduated. Subse qluently he was elected a Fellow of an other college in the same university. From 1853 to 1868 he was a member of tile house of commons, representing the borough of Stamford. Since his father's death he has sat in the house of lords, and has been leader of the conservative rainks in that august body since the de cease of t...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 1 July 1885

STOCK DEPART MEN T. (Contributions for this pare respectfully solicited from stockmen and others.] NOTED CATTLE KINGS. Arrival in the City of Richard Frewen, One of the Celebrated "Beef Barons" of Wyoming. Richard Frewen and his secretary or business manager, C. A. Egerton, ar rived in the city last evening from Cal gary and Fort Macleod and left to-day for Bismarck on the steamer Helena. As is well known, the Frewen outfit are the owners of some 60,000 head of cattle and numerous ranches in Wyoming, and are among the wealthiest cattle owners in this country. For some time they have been working up a scheme to ship cattle direct from the ranges to Eng land, via the Canadian Pacific and Montreal,, and they will be doing this very thing before long. They have re cently built large stock yards at Superior City, near Duluth, and this year will ship their cattle that way instead of by Chicago. A ride over the range from the boun dary line to Fort Benton fully convinced tlhese gentlemen t...

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