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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 18 November 1885

THE RIVER PRESS--Supplement. __ _-... i . . .H .... mi n mii i oi t am m i n, I iii m m as Imi .In ni i mD .. . ..ll~ . ... -imHH I l i I f H N H Iao in l . i • I i THE HIONEY-ANTS. PECUL,4R HABI;TS OF THESE CURI OUS NOCTURNi L INSECTS Laying Up Sweets for a Rainy Day--Selec. tion of Living Storage-Bottles-Tak. ing. Care of the Honey. Be are s. [Youth's Companion.] The honey-ants are found from southern Mexico as far north as Colorad-o, and are easily recognized by the tall mound-like structures or nests that they erect. They are like the owl, almost entirely n octurnal, carrying on their out-door work at night, although their domestic duties undlergroun(l are probably not neglected during the day. As soon as the darkness comes on, they sally out of their sub terranean cities, and wander about, climb ing bushes and trees in search of the food of their choice, which, curiously enough, is honey. This will occur to you as an excep tional case among ants, as they gener ally, perhaps, as...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 18 November 1885

In mPL- ~ I nn n .. . I This is no war news, nor is it railroad news, yet it is the BEST OF NEWS, news which is of more importance,to the public than any other at this time of the year. JOE HIRSHBERG has dissolved partnership with A. Nathan, and is now doing business in his own name at the old stand of Hirshberg & Nathan, opposite the Grand Union Hotel, where he is selling GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, BGGTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, Blankets, Quilts, Trunks, Valises, And everything else generally found in a first-class Clothing House, at LOWER PRICES than ever before offered in Fort Benton. I will quote a few prices in order to show that I mean business. TYOTY CBTYY !J ' I A good duck-lined Coat from $2.50 to $3.50 A good pair of Overalls for 75c. to $1.00 A pair of Arctics for $1.50 Best Snow Excluders for $1.75 per pair. A good pair of Wool Boots for 1.60 German Socks from 1.50 upwards. A good pair of Boots from $3.00 upwards. Winter Gloves a dollar a pair and upwards. A good pair of Wo...

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. — 25 November 1885

H RIR RESS. Vol. VI. Fort Benton, Montana, Wednesday, November 25, 1885. No. 5. Territorial Tidings. The Independent proposes to publish a holiday number. It is thought that City Attorney Smith of Butte will recover. There are only eight persons in Meagher county who pay over $1,000 taxes. Earrhquakes have been troubling the people of the health resort recently. The Sage Creek sheep company will re ceive 100 heifers from the east this week. Peter Ronan was re-appointed Indian agent at the Fladhead agency on the 16th inst. Mr. H. W. Child, of Helena, has been elected manager of the Boston and Mon tana Gold Mining comyany. J. P. McCabe was defeated for alderman of the 6th ward, Helena, in the recent election, Mr. Duignan, his competitor, receiving 20 nmajo ity on a vote of 106. A Helena correspondent of the Miner charges fraud and corruption in the build ing of the new court house, denouncing the ring having ihe building in charge. ('ol. C. H. Gould, late receiver of the land office a...

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. — 25 November 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. a Published every Wednesday morning t by the River Press Publish- s ing Company. a MRs. WALKTTP who was recently acquit ted of the charge of murdering her hus band wants to go on the stage. HUGH M. BROOKs, better known as C Walter Lenox Maxwell, was arraigned in C the criminal court at St. Louis on the 14th inst. He pleaded not guilty and was re turned to jail. t THE execution of Riel is liable to stir ( up the French Canadians to rebellion. One American paper suggests that the people of the province of Quebec pass an ordinance of secession and annex them selves to the United States. AMERICANS haVe paid to Euglish breed-, ers in the past six or eight years nearly or quite $2,000,000 for their cattle. They have probably paid for the transportation of these cattle to America, and the ex pense of putting them through quaran tine, nearly $700,000 nmore, say $2,500,000. THE action of the autocrat of the signal service in calling a court martial to try the men of the corp...

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. — 25 November 1885

Another Refugee. Baptiste Boucher, one of the prominent leaders in the half-breed rebellion, arrived in this city a day or two ago, having fled from impending doom. Boucher was se verely wounded during the fight at Ba toche, and had permission to remain with his family until he recovered f( 4bi wound. He bears vith blyettetwgoueh ing for his good carascter, End also Ietttrq from Bishop Grandin and General Middle ton urging upon him to keepd Is parole and surrender; but seeing how affairs were working, and not wishing to put a halter around his neck, he skipped ,ie country and came to Montana. He f-le justified in breaking his parole from the fact that he has a wife and fifteen children -nixe girls and six boys. The letter from Bishop Grandin states that he would probably not suffer more than three or four months' imprisonment, but Boucher did not care to take chances. He has a claim in the Sweet Grass hills and will re turn there in a few days. Yesterday he went before the deputy cl...

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. — 25 November 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Au letters and eemmsaaioions contaiing matter is-, teesded jbr pubeteion in this paper Should be addressed to "Tmhe Rier Press," and the amme of the weriter mdet he given to insure attention. Locna adwartarsmetaiue be inserted in theevs .noun at the rate of Afteen vents per Kue from tranterst aad ten vents per Isw frog regular admertiwer 2'ermes * Subseriptein: One year ... ..................... $50 Six months.. .. ......... 00 Payable in advance. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1885. THANKEGIVING PROULAMAT1ON. In the midst of the abundant evidences of prosperity, health and happiness that surround us on every side, I deem it emi nently befitting that the people of Mon tana should join in a general thanksgiving to the all-wise Being from whose hand cometh every good and perfect gift. Therefore, in accordance with the estab lished usage, and in conformity with the proclamation of the president of the United States, I, S. T. Hauser, governor of the territory of Montana, do de...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 25 November 1885

LOCAL NOTES. From Saturday's Daily. There are 126 short biographies of the residents of Choteau county In the History of Montana just received. A lively runaway took place to-day. Fortunately no damage was dine save the breaking up of a fine buggy, Jack Lee says he can handle two, four or six horses, but when it comes down to one, his experience is worthless. A dollar and ten cents a hundred sort of smile illumines the countenances of our farmers who have sold their oats n Fort iBenton. We learned to-day that Mr. Barker one of the owners of the Neihart smelter, had gone to Helena to secure the services of John Longmaid as superintendent of the smelter. We have not had an opportunity of ex amining the History of Montana critically but will do so in a few days. The volume contains 1,367 pages and it will require some time to go through and thoroughly digest it. We were informed by the president of the Gun club that eight entries had al ready been made for the shooting match on Thanksg...

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. — 25 November 1885

LOCAL NOTE& From Wednesday's D ai. About $65,000 has thus tar been sub scribed towards the bonus for the Canadi an Pacific railroad. Cottonwood holds its own at $8 per cord, delivered. Large quantities have been arriving the past day or two. We heard of sales of oats yesterday at $1.25 per hundred. This will be good news for ranchmen. We believe the offers were cash. Duncan McDonald arrivel from Neihart last evening. He reports that the smelter started up, but closed down after a few days' run on account of ice. Charley Green left on the Helena coach this morning 'o seek the salubrious climate of Arizona. We wish him good luck, but are firm in the belief that he will return to Montana before many months. The Union Pacific announces a special billing rate of $2 on wool, hides and, pelts less than car lots, and of $1.75 on wool, hides and pelts in straight or mixed lots of not less than 10,000 pounds from Montana points to Missouri river points. We have been informed that as soon ...

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. — 25 November 1885

'"kE5jA55A FREDERICK H. WINSTON, Ot Chicago, Just Nominated as Minister to Persia. P'resi den rt ; le vela'tuil nas selected Fred crick II. WViniston to represent the Un~ited Strates government in l'ers;i'. He will re ,ile in hlTehera n, the caipit al. a city -of one hundred thouandihabitanits. 'Tie court of 1"'rsia i oue of great miit gr it(elnce, the sovereigw hiaving the whole revenue of the country at his disposal. Nassr-ed I )in, the present Shah, ik w rth twenty miillio)n dolblr. iii money .abt1 property. It is rniev mibered that whien he visited Europe a tew years ago, his diamioInds were the envy of the ladJies. Livi'4ng ii Persia the-mi nister ofI 1 great nation, is more apt to diminish than to increase the wealth of the representa tive. Mr. Winston's salary will be five thousand dollar= a year only. He is a man possessed of large property and can afford to represent his coountry at a logs to his pocket, but with much of gain in ex-. perience and observation. During the las...

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. — 25 November 1885

STOCK DEPARTMENT. [Contrib tions for this page resp-ctfull3y solicited from stockmen and others.I STOCK NOTES. A few head of Montana cattle sold in Chicago on the 13th for $1.55. Stockmen inform us that cattle were never in as good condition to stand a se vere winter as at present. As a rule branded calves are always 'carred when they arrive at maturit', and are in a mark-it-able Co. dition. A humane correspondent. asks in his: "Are the calves on the western plains usually branded with a fire-bra-d ?" Reports from Chicago are to the effect that prices have advanced on range Battle 25@40c. above the prices of last week. The Northern Pacific read has shipped over its western division since May aid up to October 1st, 32,000 cattle, 36,823 sheep, and 3,680 horses to points east of the Rocky mountains. The following are the largest receipts of stock at Chicago in any month since the opening of the stock yards: Cattle, Oc tober, 1883, 217,791; calves, September, 1885, 15,449; hogs. Novemb...

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. — 2 December 1885

HERIVER RESS. Vol. VI. Fort Benton, Montana, Wednesday, December 2, 1885. No. . HELD UP AND SCOT. A Man Near the Blaekfoot Agency Way laid and Made to Disburse. (Inter Monntain.) Some ten or twelve days ago a party named Newcombe left the British territo ry for Choteau, Montana. Having just concluded a trade, by which he realized the ROUND SUM OF $3,000, he started on his return trip to Montana, putting all his funds, with the exception of two or three hundred dollars fur pocket money, ii the shape of a dratt, which he did not take with him. He acco.mplished his journey speedily, and in two or three days pitched his tent not aquarter of a mile from the Blackfoot Indiaui agency. Latt Monday morning while he was engaged i i cooking his breakfast at that place two men on horseback rode pup and ordered him to throw up his hands. Instead of complying he ran for his revolver, which was on the other side of his camp fire, and was immediately saluted WITH A FIST'IL SHOT from one of the brig...

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. — 2 December 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Published every Wednesday morning by the River Press Publish ing Cornpny. PEATr OF VICE PESIDENT HEN DRIOSS. The telegraph brings us the unwelcome intelligence of the death of Vice President Hendrieks, which occurred at his home, suddenly and unexpectedty, on the 25th inst. The death of an offcial of such'high rank, the second in the gift of the people, particularly when it was wholly unex pected, nlaturally casts a gloom over the land, and, occurring on the eve of Thanks giving, it rendered that day one of sor sowing as well as rejoicing.. Thos. A. Hendricks was born in Mus kingum county, Ohio, on the 7th of Ser tember, 1819, and was consequently at his~ death past66 years of age. Hte was edu cated at South Hanover college, where he also studied law, completing his legal course at Chambersburg, :-a., in 1843. Soon after he settled at Shelbyville, Indi ana, with his parents, and entered upon the practice ef his profession with the greatest success. In 1848 he entere...

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. — 2 December 1885

NEEVY NEIHOFF. How he Routes a Trio of Indians and Re covers a Band of Seventy-Five Horses. On Monday last Henry Neihoff went out to look for hoeres which he supposed had strayed away and yesterday while at a point near the head of Crow coulee be tween there and Eagle butqes he eime up on the horses, but with theta were three Inlians, one holding some penies and two others rounding up the band. Henry rode within 'two rods of them aad opened fire with his revolver which was returned, and a very exciting engagement took place. When he shot the first time the Indian yelled and it is supposed he was badly wounded. Henry being mounted on a good horse gained on the Indians and rode up within six feet of one of them and pulled the trigger but, the cap missed fire. IIe passed by them and continued firing but with no results as far as he knows. About twenty-five shots were ex changed during the engagement. The In dians escaped and Henry rounded up his horses, about 75 in number, and drove th...

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. — 2 December 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. AUl letter and communications containing matter in. tended for publication in this paper should be addressed to "The River Pres," and'the name of the writer must be given to insure attention. Locat aderti.mnents rcilU be inserted in these columns at the ratsof fteen cents per line from transient and ten cents per line from regular adertisers. Termes of sbsaeriptiHs: One year ... ....... ................... $3 50 Six months... ..... ...................... 2 00 Payable in advance. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1885. MEDICINE HAT now" has a newspaper, the Times, the first number of which has just been issued. NORTHERN PACIFIC stock still climbs. Common last week reached 31, and pre ferred verged on 65. THE prices of Montana beef in Chicago have not advanced much in the past two weeks. On the 23d, 1,212 pounders sold for $4.25, the top price. THE result of the English elections is yet in doubt. As the dispatch puts it the liberals are sanguine and the conservatives confident o...

Publication Title: River Press, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 2 December 1885

LOCAL NOTES. From Saturday's Daily. Presbyterian churches are to be erected at Macleod and Lethbridge at once. The Choteau Calumet was to have been issued Thursday and ought to reach us soon. ' - G. H. Goodrich returned' on to-day's Billings coach from a busie'ss t4p over the line. Sam Kohlberg and Jere Sullivan will leave for Choteau Monday to institute the new lodge of Knights of Pythias at. that place. Governor Brooks, of the Judith, one of the prosperous stock owners of that region, having spent a pleasant Thanksgiving at Fort Benton, left for his home to-day. Said the "pill roller" to the waiter at the G. U. H.: "I'll take some cold meat." Said the "lightning jerker" to the man o' drugs: "Seems to me you're as fond of cold meat as a grave yard." Corp. Hodden of the N. W. mounted po lice, who has been stationed at Lethbridge, has purchased his discharge and entered into partnership with Hod. Main in the butchering business at Lethbridge. The Gold Hill and Lee Mountain Min ing co...

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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. — 2 December 1885

LOCAL NOTES. From Wednesday's Daily. It is 'estimated that three millions of turkeys and numberless millions of chick eas will be sacrificed to-morrow. Ashby Conrad, Miss Alice Conrad, How ell Harris and wife and Miss Sallie Bab bage arrived in Helena on Friday evening last. G. H. Goodrich is now out on the Bill ings line looking after the business of the stage company. He was at Ubet a couple of clays ago. The ranchmen on the Teton are enthu siastic, and most of them have agreed to give the railroad the right of way through their ranches. John Maguire, in a characteristic letter to the manager of Sarah Althea Hill, de clines to offer Sarah as an attraction on the Montana circuit. Dare & Kennedy have purchased the ranch of Kyle Price, on the Marias. Mr. Price has purchased the ranch formerly occupied by J. Willard Schultz. Capt. Howard. the Gatlin gun agent who figui ed at Batoche, will receive a bo nus of $5,000 for his services to the Do minion government in the Riel revolt. C...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 2 December 1885

- --I - WILLIAM aHARON, Millionaire of California, Died November 13, 1885. Ex-Senator William Sharon, Who died ;.t the Palace horel, San Francisco. on No vembher 13, is less known a- a statesttiai than as the deflendant in a sanlldaki+ln trial whic lith t,,k pi;ce lately. lie was :t very rich mnanl, worth prob Lbly lhirt.y mil liion d(l ,,ls, which vas stun the plaintiff in the s lit has not snllee' rtied iln danger ously dinliiislhing. Proceedinlgs are., et on, anlld aIltthotugh a lthe result of the trial, Sarah Alt hea Hill was said to be Mr. Sharon's wife, and a divorce and a divis ion of the -Idefhl'ldt's p'roperty decreed in her favor, flTe time ny;uV come when his dying declaration, that thei- loctutsientt pro duc(ed as uarria-e contract betw"een him and her was a forery, will h. proved. Sharon's service- to his country as a Uni ted Sates setlatr" from Nevtda, were those of a rich man unacquaintred wiilh statesmanlship and seltdom occupying his seat at Washingtoun. The dead mi...

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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. — 2 December 1885

A PROMINENT SP' RTING MAN Del'ver a Few Philosop'hical Observa i ons on Gambling and Its Devotees. [New York World.1 Said a prominent sporting man stand ing in the door of a well-known sa'oon on Broadway: "From early boyhood I was much interested in and generally success ful in all games of chanlce, so that the gambling spirit was to a certain extent born in me. I believe card plying and all games of chance come to me intui tively. I seem to understand anything instinctively My home teachings were good and all right, and I have no one to blame but myself for drifting away from the paths of my forefathers and rushing headlong in the snare a wicked fatality had set for me As in Wall st eet, those who resort tI the gaming table generally win at tirýt. and elated by their cursed luck and misled by a senseless belief in their, good luck, they seldom get out of the in. isibie mesh that encircles them any oftener than the legendary moth es capes from the traditional º and.e. "As illy Deuts...

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. — 9 December 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Vol. VI. Fort Benton, Montana, Wednesday, December 9, 1885. No. 7. . ... . . . ..... . . . . .....~~ ~~~~~ ~~~ n'I nn • mnnann -lam nu no num mm nunnn l nn m u n n lm m. . . . OUR INDIANS. Annual report of J. I. C. Adkins, Com missioner of Indian affairs. W\ As-IIGuro-, December 2.-General J. ll. (. Adkins, commissioner of Indian af fairs, has submitted his annual report to the secretary of the interior for the fiscal year enl led June 30, 1885. The conrmis sioner p)r'fnces his report with the state ment that "it regqalires no seer to foretell (IVII.IZATION OF THE INDIAN race as a result naturally deducible from the knowledge and practice upon their part of the art of agriculture, for the his tory of agriculture among all people in all countries intimately connects it with the highest intellectual and moral develop ment of man."' INDIAN FARMING. lie continues: "The increase of the in terest manifested in agriculture since the openini of last spring and the prepara t...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The River press. — 9 December 1885

THE RIVER PRESS. Published every Wednesday morning by the River Press Publish ing Company. THERE has been a recent rise in the price of copper and Butte is not a little elated over it. PRESIDENT CLEVELAND, it seems, yield ed to the urgent request of so many citi zens and did not attend the funeral. THE dead vice president was laid to rest Tuesday. The ceremonies were simple and impressive, thus according with the life of the deceased. THE result of the English elections are not yet fully ascertained, but it is certain that the plurality either way will be so small that the PP.rnellites will hold the balance of power. This status of affairs cannot but result in good for Ireland. THE report of the grand jury of Lewis & Clarke county is devoted principally to the new court house matter and is a se vere arraignment of the board of county commissioners, and more particularly the chairman of the same who is charged with "unsavory, arbitrary and unreasonable" conduct as regards the let...

Publication Title: River Press, The
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