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 Deer Lodge ~ Lewis & Clarke County Montana Newspapers, 1894

Deer Lodge County

Population 15,155. Large prairies, affording pasturage; soil in the valleys fertile. Mining: gold and silver. This county is said to contain the largest copper smelting works in the world, the "Anaconda," also the most productive silver mine, the Granite Montana. The U. S. Penitentiary for Montana, the State Insane Asylum, and College of Montana are also in this county.

Anaconda, Population 3,975

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Review L. O. Leonard Thur. Rep. 1884
Standard Standard Pub. Co. Daily Dem. 1889

Deer Lodge City, Population 1,463

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Churchman E. G. Prout Month Religon 1883
New Northwest Jas. W. Fox Sat. Rep. 1869
Silver State Hass & Son Wed. Dem. 1889

Fergus County

Population 3,514. Soil fertile and well watered; gold, silver, and coal mines. Products: live-stock, wool, gold, silver, corn, wheat, oats, barley, and vegetables.

Lewistown, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Argus J. M. Vroomau Thur. Rep. 1883

Flathead County

A new county formed from Missoula county. Surface, mountainous. Valleys well adapted to agriculture. Considerable manufacturing carried on.

Columbia Falls, Population 450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
The Columbian Jno. W. Pace Thur. Ind. 1891

Kalispell, Population 2,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Flath'd Herald Journal Moore &Houtz Friday Dem. 1891
Graphic Mock & O'Connor Wed. Rep. 1891
Inter Lake C. O. Ingalls. Mgr Friday Rep. 1890

Gallatin County

Population 6,246. Mountainous, with extensive fertile valleys; largest grain-raising valleys in Montana; extensive argenti-ferous galena and coal mines. Coal fields cover 50,000 square miles, and 1,000 men are employed in their development. Products: wheat, oats, barley, potatoes, hay; cattle.

Bozeman, Population 2,143

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Avant Courier W. W. Alderson Sat. Rep. 1871
Chronicle Yerkes & Fell Thur. Dem. 1883
New Issue New Issue Pub. Co. Friday Prohib. 1890

Granite County

New county, no statistics.

Phillipsburg, Population 1,058

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Mail Bryan Bros. & Co. Thur. Rep. 1887

Jefferson County

Population 6,026. Products: oats, barley, wheat, potatoes, butter, hay; live-stock. Gold is the chief export. Several quartz and saw mills.

Boulder, Population 1,146

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sentinel B. A. Robertson Thur. Ind. 1885
The Age Will Kennedy Wed. Ind. 1888

Lewis & Clarke County

Population 19,145. Mountainous; soil fertile in the valleys. Products: wheat, oats, barley, potatoes, butter, hay; livestock; gold and silver.

Helena, Population 13,834

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Christian Advocate A. D. Raleigh S. -M. Religon 1881
Herald Herald Pub. Co. Daily Rep. 1866
Herald Weekly Editiou Thur. Rep. 1866
Independent Independent Pub. Co. Daily Dem. 1871
Independent Weekly Edition Thur. Dem. 1867
Mining Area Mining Area Pub. Co. S. -M. Mining 1893

Marysville, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Mountaineer W. C Mahurin Thur. Ind. 1892

Montana Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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