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Madison ~ Yellowstone County Montana Newspapers, 1894

Madison County

Population 4,692. Mountainous; large forests of pine. Products: oats, wheat, barley, hay, potatoes, butter; live-stock. Flour, saw and quartz, mills. Mining: gold, silver, lead and coal.

Twin Bridges, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Madison Co. Monitor Monitor Pub. Co. Sat. Ind. 1892

Virginia City, Population 624

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Madisonian A. B. Kiser Sat. Rep. 1874

Meagher County

Population 4,749. Mountainous; large treeless plains and fertile valleys. Products: wheat, oats, potatoes, butter, hay; livestock. Mining: gold and silver.

Neihart, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald Herald Pub. Co. Sat. Ind. 1890
Miner Alex Wright Thur. Dem. 1891

Townsend, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Messenger J. C. Kerby Friday Dem. 1890

White Sulphur Springs, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Meagher Co. News A. R. Rhone Sat. Rep. 1889
Rky. Mm. Husbandman Sutherlin Bros Thur. Agrocul 1875

Missoula County

Population 14,427. Mountainous; soil of valleys and prairies fertile. Products: wheat, oats, barley, potatoes, butter, hay; livestock. Gold, silver and copper. Several saw and quartz mills.

Missoula, Population 3,426

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Missoulian Harrison Spauldiug Wed. Rep. 1871
Western Democrat Demo. Pub. Co. Sun. Dem. 1892

Park County

Population 6,881. Mountainous, with fertile valleys. Building stone, lime and marble, fine clay, coal, lead, iron, copper, nickel, gold and silver in abundance. Chief industries: mining, stock-growing and agriculture. Coke and fire-brick made.

Big Timber, Population 491

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Blade E. L. Boardmau Wed. Ind. 1893
Pioneer M. W. Hatch Thur. Rep. 1890

Livingston, Population 2,850

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise G. H. Wright Sat. Rep. 1883
Herald Herald Pub. Co. Wed. Dem. 1891
Post Geo. Alderson Thur. Rep. 1889

Red Lodge, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
New Idea Dillard & Webber Thur. Ind. 1893
Picket Repub. Pub. Co. Sat. Ind. 1889

Ravalli County

New county, no statistics.

Hamilton, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bitter Root Times John D. Ruff Friday Ind. 1892

Stevensville, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Northwest Tribune Jas. R. Faulds Friday Dem. 1887
Western News News Pub. Co. Tues. Ind. 1890

Silver Bow County

Population 23,744. Largely mountainous, with but little level surface. Principally noted for its immense mines of silver and copper ore.

Butte City, Population 10,723

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Butte Bystander Jno. Fogerty & Co. Sat. Labor 1891
Inter Mountain Inter Mount. Pub. Co. Daily Rep. 1881
Inter Mountain Semi-Weekly Edition Su.-We. Rep. 1881
Miner Miner Pub. Co. Daily Dem. 1876
Miner Weekly Edition Thur. Dem. 1876

Valley County

New county, no statistics.

Glasgow, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Valley Co. Gazette Robert N. Lewis Sat. Ind. 1893

Yellowstone County

Population 2,065. Table lands and valleys; soil fertile in valleys, with irrigation; valuable cattle ranges on the high lands; extensive beds of good coal. Products: barley, wheat, potatoes,
oats, hay, wool; cattle and sheep raising, and mining.

Billings, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette E. H. Becker Sat. Rep. 1882
Weekly Times J. D. Matheson Thur. Dem. 1891

Stillwater, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bulletin J. M. Ramsey Sat. 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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