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THEDAILY INDEPENDENT: HELENA, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 20, 1889.
TheWonderful Effect of a Big Water^Ditch, as Seen Near^Billings.
WhatHeman Clarka Experiment^Has Done for the Yellow^^stone Valley
plentyof lM^i l-efl for the SettWr. Where^He May ^^ Sure of ^!* trou*^Kr^rj Year.
E.G.Dannell, the correspondent of t lie^New York Times, whose letter on NM^was published in Tn^ Independent last^Sunday, seems not only to UaTe looked the^eitiea over with a oritioal eye, hot likewise^the country. In a letter under date of Bil^^lings, he thns touches on the irrigation^quest ion:
Gowhere you may in the west, within a^tract bounded on the east by the western^boundary of Minnesota, on the north l^v^the international boundary liue,ou the west^by the Kooky mountains, and on the south^by the line of the Union Pacific railroad, the^burden of the agriculturists' speech is a^prayer for irrigation. The farmers in some^partH of the large area indicated have not^all been equally unfortunate this year.^Many of them have been sadly, perhaps^fatally, injured for two or three years by^drought, blight, or by both excessive cold^and scorching heat during one crop season.^Against the dangers to In) feared from un^^usual cold thev can protect themselves ami^their stock. Onlv to a small proportion .if^the millions of farmers is rt at pr. s. nl ptvfr^ticable to guard against a rainless season ^^l^six or term months, .luring wkiok the hot
southwinds will blow for a few dm^with such f.inrot as to kill the gram in^blossom. W iving MM uimiii acres of it to^wave mockingly in the face of the farmer,^who has pssdfjsd his land mid his home and
^enhis pi'^s and his hens to the iley-
lendertolieable to get the seed in the^ground. Tarts of the northwest, In Wssh-^uigtoa, in Oregon, ami beyond Helena, m^the Teton and Milk river valleys, claim ex^emption from tlie ilioii^lil thai has now for^several years come with horrible regularity^to discourage and ruin luiiny of the Dakota^farmers. Whither tiny will ba ^bis i'i^raise cereals up ill the bench lali.ls from^^Web they have riapcil them this \iar. an,I^to do it season after season w it limit irriga^^tion, remains to be proved. They believe
thattli. v can. lii the rietoHj of Ohiik,
farto the east of Helena, and almost due^north of Killings, wiicut ami oat , have been^raised tins season, and very satisfactorily.^But there was rain latsf at OUaook thim^there was here. The winter was milder.^There was more snow.
BUilnasattracteddmbj tat information.
obtainedat Helena, that a good example M^the advantages and complete success of irri^^gation could he found here. It would not^be likelv to attract a vsitor who was look^^ing for towns full of push and drive. There^is a great deal more of it thuti there wa^ m^IHKI. At that time, when the writer stooped^to look lit it. there was little here cxc. pl^three or four saloons, a store or two, a few^unpauitcd bouses and u premature strict^oar line that began in the prairie at one end^of the town and ended in the prairie at the^opiMsite end. There is nothing left of the^streetcar line now but the cars, wr.ek.it^uimn the bank of the Yellowstone, where^they were beached veals ago. The rails^MM torn up aud taken away to start^another town. The saloons are outnum^^bered now by the brick and stone buildings,^some of whieh are neat ami siihstantml. As^usual in western towns, the bank is the liesl^building in the place. That building of one^kind has been pushed beyond the needs of^Killings is plum There are many vacant^Stores, which have been occupied. There Is
not,however, a sutlieieiit number of dwell^^ings for the pipul.itioii. for a man who had^lieeu trying to rent on. told DM that he was^compelled to occupy I second story over a^store, or else give nji t rying to get a tene^^ment.
WhenKillings was started, and at the^time that it was expected to decline a great^town, Mi. Heman Clark was ^in it^ pretty^deep. It is common to hear people in Bill^nigs denounce Mr. Clark. He KM] DSOfltl^Vied to very severe c. nsiire, but whatever^us purjxist was he did one thing for the
lacethat promises to If greater and
lorepermanent value to it than the com^ruction of the horse railroad or the intro^ctioii of the electric light ill its streets^I cut n ditch, lieginning at the head of tl ^^id of the YelloWntoiie vallev 111 wliuli^'lugs lies, and carried it for about thirtv-^t miles along the rim ns-k bluff at tin^h, iliscliarging it again into the Yellow^*^ river. This ditch was planned h]^' engineers, and the construction of it^^irried on under tin ir directions. There^^5 MMl Humes, by which the water was^^^1 across ravines. Tin y were MAM^begin with, and needed constant re-^Pi' keep the ditch m a useful condition^''ginning of the ditch at the west was^'.W.i below the lied of the Yellowstone.
heriver was let into it there was at^'^^fiiniil twenty-two feet wide, about^,w^deep, and thirty-nine miles long.^ex V along the edge of a prairie with^*^ *\ uniform grade to the south. This^Pr,llSs from four to eight miles wide.^^T'bc extreme east Hiid west ends.^JJ ^J.Jiactlvabott.ini land, for to the
soutii|1(.nrilil trsvsfssd by the diteb
lu,'r,*iwerlevel skirting the Yellow^^to^^' mid extending back many acres.^^yK\ ^iiany cattle and horses graze.
*u,',whsconstructed with the idea^of muly^ ()f eventually, hv the en-^^yp1^. irrigate a5,(^^' or :^i,UIU acres^V'1^1 capacity at present is about^'^.'^*' ^^tt the draught upon it is much^'ees- 1 ^t been able to hud time to^stop at Ln j0reHU|tH 0f initia
tionin tjntju valley, where it is no^longer . (ls nn Mperiuieiit. nnj^where, t(1 ,.xr,.|4j,inally drv season^just eiiiiet|ir|u(,rH |mvt. j,r(Hju'(.^Hi |h.i_
tercroP^ her farmers without irriga-^tioii h^n^|n M,^^.^^, or 1^1(.
ui! ^ i* I found the Itev. K. F.
r.i,^ r' ithis place as the pas^^tor ot l^^ \ltj,,lm| olmrch. otliciated^as its ^U)ul lml|. ^ cburch
fH-gg3 health. when E^,ook ^ r the desert land act w.th-^'^^' ^l'e ^lark ditch.^Wg*y...l.vMr. Shuart was not.
V ..i iiUnii-hid fair .'razing
,0rrH w.s }^^ ^'^^^ ,n ,h^ ^^^-^^To r m ikSulked arable land.
. I .. .1 i.iii' r by several main^^,U' ^'Kr l Aeronesoversoninch^lu^^ ,' w tefromveartovear.^fci1 Xof it i^HJ acres, auJ the^1'7 T. i n ileswnter had. after a^Sri ,l^lue,l^Wrolling^ntessiblv refresl'tll't'K^; *^- '^^^^^Ching to spesk ^'^e whohadsi-eu^things, except the) *a^ of growing^.-na. since leav n^^d to es of Hel-^I'tah. There wait Lake rulley of^foretaste of what ^^t to be said, a^out to be on the wrf h farm turned^^ti^^ had lak^n him Other farmers^the waier pmile . ^re iwying for^corn and grain, and J MM of hay,^stacka ^r in plowsy alsiut their^however, f or purislil I* enough,^suck to Mr. Shuart illustration, to^premises.V* ^'^^^^ bis
Atthe w^st end^touches the big ditehin. where it^through w bJcb he can ' were seen^needs it all the water hoy time he^twenty miner1* inclu* tthe rateof^qnant'itv, he eiplained Son. Ibis^Huswered for sA crops, tup, and it^it ran iuni one of about big ditch^two feet deep, carrying ride ^.nd^nches of
water,perhaps in the prism. 1 hrough this^it ran until diverted bv gates set to swing it^across the heads of fields of different areas.^By setting up canvas aprons in the lesser^ditches the water was rawed alsivc the Iciel^of the field, and then it flowed across he^field toward the distant river soloug a^'he^overflow was maintained. When tHere^were variations from grade the difficulty^would l^e overcome bv carrying the water^to a new point of distribution in a ditch^at a higher level. As the Yellowstone never^falls, the sunplv of water has always ls*n^abundant. The river is tapped too far from^the mountains to exp.se it to anv danger^from spring freshets, of which there has^been none since the ditch was built. I lie^warm weather of spring ooiues earlier^nearer to the headwaters than it doe* near^Killings, aud it approaches slowly.
Asthe first example of what a (inline that^was five years ago an uncertain grar.ing^land will do under irrigation a field of corn^was shown. It was a pretty sight to see.^There were many acres of it. standing uni^^formly alsiut six feet in the stalk, strong,^full-leaved, and singing in the breeze with^a mighty rustle. The ears were large and^fat. None of it had lwen nipped by the^frost that had a week earlier cut d^wn^everything in the liottorns nearest the river.^The cutters were at work aud wagons were^carting the harvest away. This corn had^met with no set back from the moment it^was planted. Theearlv rains of the sum^mer had given it all the start it needed.^After the last drop of rain had fallen, early^in Julv. the field had lieeti furrowed with a
Slow,the canvas aprons set across the little^itch at one end of the cornfield, the water^was let in. raised to a proper level, and then^sent coursing down the furrows to the south^side of the planted area. The roots were^not flooded. A little rivulet ran MtWMl^each row of lulls, and seepage did the rest.^The same course was followed in irrigating^the potaUKW. These had flourished as well^as the corn, and the pnaluct was as flue a^crop as ever gladdened a fanner's eyes.
Keyondthe corn field was what appeared,^at a short distance, to la- a beautiful lawn,^waving in vivid greenness in the brilliant^afternoon sun. It was a field of fifty acres^of alfalfa, ready for the mower. It was^alsiut ten inches' high, apparently, all over^the field, and a rainstorm a night or two^before had lient it a little. This field was^one of winch the proprietor was very proud.^When lie began to cultivate the tract he^planted this tiftv acre lot with alfalfa seed.^He h not dropped a seed on it since. 'The^spring rain brings it along early. He cuts^it. turns on the water from the ditch so as^to flood the whole tract, and in alsiut a^in.mill the second crop is ready for the^linoM i. A second flooding; is sufficient to^bring along the third crop. From this lifty-^acre field Mr. Stuart has taken during the^season just ended :XK) tons of hay. Hay is^scarce and high in Montana. He considers^it worth if H a ton. loose. He has one stack^of hav from this field that is 4UI feet long^and 1'.' or 1ft feet high by L1^ feet thick.^It is not his purjHise to sill it. Ke-^^MM being a farmer he is u sheep^raiser. Having tried the experiment of^fee hug his sheep one winter oil alfalfa hay,^be discovered that they remained in as gisid^condition during the winter as thev had^been in summer on the range, and he has no^doubt that the quality of their wool was im^proved. Not only did he secure a gissl clip^of wool h^ taking care of his hI.h'K, but he^had a ^corner^ on mutton, and could sell^sheep to all the neighboring consumers at^alsiut double the prices that were obtained^for the skin and bones of annuals I hat had^U-en compelled to pickups living on the^ranges
Thecalculation of this irrigating farmer^was that his alfalfa hail not only paid for^the water taken from the ditch, but that it^would be more valuable tor him to retain^to put into wool and mutton dur' ig the^winter than it would to sell it for *^,^^^' and^buy hay. The fifty acre lot had given three^crops .if six tons to the acre. He had not^planted much grain, but Ins wheat had re^^turned forty bushels of bard wheat. Ins oats^had turned out bountifully and he had a^crop of corn that could not be beaten in^northern Ohio. Mr. Shuart had also raised^some ha^ from the native blue-joint prai^rie. He was not satisfied with that experi^^ment. It had licen his experience that the^blue joint needs more irrigation than al^^falfa, that it deteriorates from year to year^in spite of irrigation, and that tIn^product at best is not so satisfactory as al-^talfa. of which the stock of nil kinds up^pear to be ravenously fond. The hogs eat^it voraciously and horses prefer it to any^ot her feed. It In not only vividly green in^the field: it retain- a |00d deal of its bright^^ness win ii cured, ami you only have to tear^off a few sunburned wisps from the outside^of the staek to find the liny beneath it^i i|ii.illy dry. but of a very distinctly green^hue.
Withsmall fruits, squashes, melons, Mr.^Stuart has had equal success. He is con^^vinced, absolutely, of the advantages of ir^^rigation over an uncertain rain supply. He^declares that he would not now willingly^exaliaiige his farm in a region in which^rain diss not fall from July to October, for^one where the rainfall comes to embarrass^the farmer after the harvesting season sets^in. As he is now situated, when the last^shower has fallen m June or July, if he^wants water, he can have it, when or where^he ph ases. After he has begun to harvest^he has no fear of interruption. The^sun shines every day, tho crops are^sisiii dry. there is no intcrrii|^tioii of^the work of gathering them. When^he hears expressions of sympathy with the^Montana farmer, caused by drought, he^I. ^ i- like offering his condolences to the^eastern farmer who has lost Ins crop by^rust or a protracted storm that came after^the reaper had been at work. As for the^winters, he says they ale not so severe as^represented nor so long. His ex|icriencc^has b#M that plowing could lie done at all^ton. s. except for about ninety days between^fall aud April. He Inqs's to have MM^neighbors by and by. 'The land is not yet^taki n up, and there are acres and acres of^it that can be irrigated from the same ditch^that he uses and with results equally as^satisfactory. The main reason for winch^he abandoned the ministry was prostration,^inability to sleep or do church work. The^return to farming, the occupation to which^he had Im i ii accustomed in boyhisid, was^the beginning of a recovery of health, and^he now ap|h'ars to la' a man of vigor and^strength.
Wheneveryou talk with farmers in the far^west you hear references to the senate com^^mittee on irrigation, that has been travel^^ing all over the arid and sub-arid region,^talking irrigation and silver with about^equal earnestness. It is not easy to find out^how the impression got abroad, but Sen^ators Stewart and Iteagancaii probably tell,^that the next session of congress is to irri^^gate the desert lauds of the country, and at^the same time is to give to the silver pro-^diners the inestimable ^boon-1 of free^coinage of silver. There d.s-s not a pp. o to^have been any log-rolling scheme minutely^planned, but a great many farmers have^come to believe that the price of IiIhtiiI a|e^propriations for experimental wells and res^^ervoirs and ditches for irrigation will be
theremoval of the limit ot ^!' as
Hintto which the treasury may go monthly^in coining silver dollars. Some of the farm^^ers, who have not yet irrigated, and wIn. are^not altogether lacking in humor in their^adversity, suggest that it would Is- as easy,^under the Stcwurt-Kegan plan, to irtig.ite^with molten silver as it would to under^^take to get water enough to cisil off their^craze.
Whenthe area reclaimable by the Clark^ditch has been put uuder cultivation, and^the Northern Pacific couqiaiiy has built the^railroad that it intends to run from Killings^across central Montana to Fort Kenton,^ojsiiing up the Magiunis mining country,^with its treasures of gold and silver, and^the agricultural and csil regions of the .In^dith basin, aud bidding for a shin . of the^st.s-k transportation which tn. Manitoba is^now moiiopoliziug.Klllingswill have tenants^for all its empty stores, and will need more^stores for more merchants. Its business is^now a great deal better than it hsiks. The^opening of the railroad to the Ited Ijidge^coal mines, at the south, baa made a differ-^i ace to it. When the road is extended to^Cooke City and its silver mines it may rea^^sonably look for a ^boom.
TheI ir.i Chinese I ^^lLr ta ('hlrafo.
Cbicaoo,Oct. 19.^The first Chinese Ma^^sonic Ixslge in this city was inaugurated^last night. It occupies a five story building^with lodge room*.
NOT\n [MFABTIAL IA R.
TheDenier Mierln^ IVeprlvcl ^f Our of the^Duties of III* Ollt. e
Denver,'Jet. lit.^A sensation was created^in the district court yesterday evening when^the state's attorney filed an affidavit lM^fore^Judge Decker alleging that so long as Sheriff^I Weber or iiuy of his deputies were allowed^to summon veniremen, or have anything^to do with the case of James and Charles^Conncrs. of this city, who, with Jim Mar^^shall, of Kansas City, are now on trial,^charged with conspiracy to rob the Denver^A Kio Grande express, the people could not^get an impartial trial, for the reason that^the officers favored the case of the defend^ants. The affidavit also asked the appoint^ment of others to act instead of the sheriff^and In- deputies. On convening court this^afternoon the application waa granted and^L. M. Cantrell and John L. Daily were ap^^pointed to act in the future proocedinu* ln^the case.
Theuse of calomel for derangement* of^the liver ba* rained many a fine constitu^^tion. I hose who, for similar troubles, have^tried Ayer's Pill* testify to their efficiency^in thoroughly remedying the malady, with^^out injury to the system.
SpokaneKalla New Line.
TheI'nion Pacific Kailway. having com^^pleted its line to Spokane Falls. Washington^territory, is running it* trains direct to that^point, thus forming the most desirable^route from the Fast on account of its l*ull-^inaii Palace sleeping cars, Pullman Dining^oars and free Pullman Colonist Sleepers.
SpokaneFalls is situated in the Palouse^country and ia the distributing oeuter for a^section of the Northwest, the resource* of^Wbiell are unlimited. As an illustration^B0,000 bushels of w heat have been raised^from IfiOO acres of land. Another feature^of the country greatly conducive to the^raising of crops, is the rainless harvest*, no^rain falling while the crops are being har^^vested.
Manydesirable farms may yet be had lu^this remarkable productive region on reas^^onable terms, and a more favorable oppor^^tunity for procuring a farm cheap will not^soon present itself.
Forpamphlets descriptive of the country,^or for rates, time tables or maps \^ it.lining^to the DnitM Tacilic Uailway apply to your^MM st ticket agent, any agent of this coin^puny, or the undersigned.
C.S. liOMix. lien. Pass. Agt.
A.F. \ i wii. Pass. Agent.
Vheuftaby was itek, k*-s her Castorla,
When she whs a i MM, MteMdl for OMMM
iiiMl i.e. .e. . HMh nhe clung to .^sslorta.
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TheVerdict I nanimous.^W. D. Suit, druggist, Kipus, lnd., testi^^fies: ^lean recommend electric bitter* as^the very best remedy. Every Ixittle sold^has given relief in every case. One man^took six bottles, and was cured of rheuma^^tism of ten'vears' standing.^ Abraham^Hare, druggist, Kellville, Ohio, affirm*:^^ The best selling medicine I have ever^handled in my twenty years' experience, i*^electric hitters.^ Thousands ot others have^added their testimony, so tl.t the verdict^is unanimous that electric I. iters do core^all diseases of the liver, kidneys or blood;^only a half dollar a bottle at li. H. Hale .V^Co. ^ drugstore.
Dojrou suffer with catarrh-can he mrad
ifoatak^ Hood's Sarstqiarills the great hlisxi^purifer. Sold by all drnggi-i .
ombinestht juice of tlic Blue Figs ot^..oforuia, !^^ Uxative and nutritious,^.oh the n.eduiiiil virtues of pMstU^mown to be most beneficial to the^in m gvteni, forming the ONLY PI' K^r REMEDY to act gently ye;^|,ioiii|^tly on the
KIDNEYS,LIVER AND MfSU
Clear:;s;.* System Effectually,
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jQDALIZATIUN OK CITY ASSKSSMI S I .^*J Notice i- hereby fiVM that the assessment ^^f^iiroi*^rty for city taxes fur the current year ha*^!^-e!i complete.I and that ^ll isrsons feeling^themselves aggrieved thereby shall *|i|iesr he-^fore ttie eity council, sittings* a Issiril of .s^oali-^cation, on Tuesday. I let. 21. I*s^. at ^::^^ p. m.
H.IL IMII lil.AH. City Aswswir.^Helena. Mi.ut, Oct. t't. IH*n.
YOTICKOrBTOCKHOLDEBff MKKTlNli^41 The annua) meeting of the stis'kholders of^Ihe II t.iue building ,1 I .'.an Aseis'iatinn, of Hel^^en*, for the election of nine trust**^., to serve for^Jin- ensuing year, and for lls^ transaction of other
businis*.will be held at Itthee of the a-... is
tion.risim 2, llr.wdwater bhs-k. at tl i^. m.. Hatur-^^ lay, Oct. JH. A. .1, KTKKI.K. rWy
ViiTlcnALL TE^CHKH8HOLDDM] ^ Tlt-
41tlfic^te^ to teach in the colllitv of l^'wis and^^ lsrke. are r.s|iiinsl to ^tlen.l the Institute which^will lie held iii Hie Helena central m-IhsiI huild-^ing. Warren street. Nov. 14. \'^ anil ID.
IIKI.KNP.clarkk^Co. Kii|il. Common HcIhmvIa.^Helena. Oct. IS. ISsH.
KH^HdlKltS MKKT1 NO. TIIK ANNUAL^nieetiug of the utiK'kholdcr^ of the Paymaster
Miningconi|^iii will !^^ held at the office of A.^K. Hints a.r in lleli n^ on K*t unlay. Oct. J*th.^lss*. Hy order of W. II. tiroen. i,resident*
W.U. SMITH. Hscy.
DDBLICBALK,NOTh BIBUERKBi i.IVK.N^' t list in pursuance of an order of the prolate^eonrt.count vof Iywii- and Clarke.territory of Mon^^tana, male on the 121 h day of October. 1 - ^ ^ in the^matter of Ihe .ftate of Jamee MeAvo) deceased^the undersigned, executor of the estate of *ai.l^ilcccReeil will sell at public auction to the higti-^^~t l.i.liter, fur cash, on Thursday, the Mlh .lajr of^Ortolier. I saw, at 10 o'clock a. m at the residence^of *aid Kelix liandry, on Ten Mile creek, in said^Lewis and Clarke county, th* following personal^nro|M*rt*. to-wit: One saddle horse, A years old;^I light hay mare, 10 year* old; one hay mare. (^years old: I sorrfl colt I year* old; 1 hay filly 1^rear* old: 1 sorrel colt 1 year old; 1 brown oolt^1 year old: 1 hist horse; 1 set harness; 1 Main^wagon: 1 svldle; bedding; 1 stove and fixtures;^provisions and dish.*; 1 grindstone; 2 news; I box^stone-cotter's tool*; 1 set wood-chopper*a tool*; 1^^nn Ac, Ac.
Kxecutor..f iheffotate of Jun^ MoAvuf. de^^listed (^ct. 12. nee.
WEARE SOLE AGENTS
FINEST RESIDENCE PROPERTY
INOR NEAR HELENA.
HOTELand SEYMER PARKS, and^WALLACE'S SUBDIVISION
Andhave the Inside on ALL of the West Side^Residence Prooerty. If you want a lot or a
block,or a dozen lots, or a dozen blocks,
wecan Accommodate you.
Wehave piped the ames, brooke, brad^^ford and bellevue additions for water, and^are now 3-rading hauser boulevard, which^Will be the Finest Drive in the City, and the^Shortest Road to the hotel Broadwater.
Rememberwe are Headquarters for West Side Prop^^erty, and call on or address
PORTER,MUTH ^ COX
Gi-olcLBlocfc, - - Helena.
OFHELENA,^Pioneer NationaMBank of Montana.
Orgnizt d in 1866.
DesignatedDepository of U.S.
PaidUp Capital^Surplus and Profit*,
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f*n^ral Ilankina hn^iriMi. tran*act^l. Inimx^paid n time.Ifrxwita. ',^'
CA. BHOADWATEH, - l'rw.id
L.0. PHKLPH, -Vice-Pr*.. anil Act rlla^H. K. ATKINSON. - - AaaiMamV,
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PAIDJN CAPITAL ^ ^ $350,000^SURPLUS AND PROFITS 75,000
Lll. BER8HFISLD, PmUmM^A.J. DAVID^0M, VHot PmMmI^AAKON lUttUniLD, Cashier
THOMAS1 Ui'SK. M. SANDH,
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A.J. DAVID8OM,MOSKH MOKKia,
1. II IIKK.MIKH.I.I), AAKON IIRKHHKIKI^,
Col|p-tiiiriM Ilc^t't^iv^ I'rompt Attention.
PurrlniHoI Jnl.l ami Silver Bullion, Gold^^DiiHt iiinl County Securities.
InternetAlloweil mi DejMimtg Iieft lor^a Speritietl Time.
A(ieneral Hanking Hu*itiens Tritnsact^d.
Kichane Sold on the Principal CitiM^of Europe.
I'AIOI l^ CAIMTAI., - *7.-.,OO0^Ht'lMM.rs AND PltOFITS '-'0,000
H.I) Km.i hi.in, . Preniilent.^C K Coi.i:,Vice Prenident.
GbonqiB, 0nu^, OhUw.^.Im N. Ki.m K, AasiHtiint Caahiw.
FredStolba Fur Co.
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SeulQtltWltl in New and Exclusive^dt^H^iin, mid Perfect in Kit. Orders^and 1116)1811 rea left at the Helena^Corset mid Kid GHVW I'lirlor* will
receivel'niiii|it mid Personal Attention
tM,.ri(0 buys a led^e of hematite iron,^HuxinK, linie stone and water right,^threw quarters uf a mile from railroad.
$8,.ri() Iniya 440 acres of fenced land, and^all appurtenances for sheep tfr^*'11!^business, with ri^lit of the eldest and^best range in Montana, twenty live by^^ixteen miles in extent. Also, if wanf^^ il. 3,.raXI head of sheep at |i.V^ will go^with tho range. Wimn). water, graaa^ami shelter plentiful.
11,100buys an undivided four sixths in^^terest in .'FJ0 acres of coal land by m^railroad near Hutte, containing thnt^distinct veins of good coal, resnecV-^ively 2 feet, 4 feet and 12 feet in thiok-
Also,tine building pr^i|K^sitions in th*^business center uf Hutte.^For sale by
EVANS,NICHOLS ^ CO.,^Real Estate ^ Mining Broker*.
82EA8T BROADWAY. BUTTE, M. T.
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BloodPreparation known. It will posi^^tively cure all Blood Disease*, purine* th*^whole system, and thoroughly build* up th*^constitution. Remember, w^ fuaraat** It
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