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THEANACONDA STANDARD: SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER sp, 1889.
jlor the 1-hUade l|^lit^ Time*.^Um- Kiuriu of IM^li^Ui.
Atthe rkar off 1811, in the estate of Ne-^naimdorr, tiavrilo Uavrilovitch, a Russian^proprietor. Hia unbounded htatpitality^and frail knew won him many frienfla^^motif Um^ neighboring proprietors.^While many would visit him to partake of^hia hospitality or play a came of curds with^hia wife, Paraakova Pietrova, an aimahle^and prepossing lady off 40, the thfMights^and aspirations of tla- majority were^chiefly centered ii|mmi Ilia 17-year-old^daughter Masha, wIm^. in addition to her^line manners, pretty PMM and statue-like^figure, waa a wealthy lieireaa, ami many a^aleepleaa night did that little circumstance^cause the young men of the town. But^like many other girls of her age and^atation in the Russian provinces. Muslin^had heen hrtMight up on the French novel,^and it goes without saying that alie was^passionately in love. The olijeet of her^affect kmi,w1k^ wan also her ideal of a hero,^waa a poor army officer, who lived a few^versta away from la-r father's estate. Off^course lier ^ideal^ recipns-atefl her love.^But, alas, true love seldom runs smooth.^Masha's parents iMMtitivc ly ^^l^jeete^l to the^match and the young mull's welcome la-^came cooler every day. Thia, however,^did not hinder the lovers ffrom corrcs|MHid*^ing or from meeting quite frequently in^the forest. Amid romantic surroundings,^with no human heitig to detect or to over^^hear them.thcy would pledge to each other^eternal love, would bewail their fate and^fie vise all sorts of schemes. ^lo|m^ment^waa of course |^ropoacd in due season by^the young man, and us Maalia wua an ani^^ent admirer of all sorts of adventures per^^taining to heroism, it more than pleased^her romantic imagination.
Thecold winter put an end to their se^^cret interviews; the more voluminous,^however, became tlieir eorrcHpoiideiice.^Vladimir would entreat his beloved in^every letter to entrust her destiny to him;^to elope, to keep out of sight until the ex^^citement should Is- over; then to appear^before her parents, who would undoubt^^edly he resigned to the inevitable, to kneel^down before them and beg their forgive-^new and blessing. And thia, according^to his calculations, would surely end in :^^Come, children, to our embrace and be^happy.All this seemed very fascinat^^ing to Maalia, and, without meditation,^she consented to follow the course sug^^gested by her lover. Ami the MM was
Onthe day of Iter departure she was to^decline taking her meals with tier parents^at the table, pretending to suffer with a^severe headache. Thus ahc would la- en^^abled to make the necessary preparations^for her Journey in her room. Her servant,^who waa in the secret, was to accompany^her to the gate, where a troika, or span of^three horses, sent by Vladimir, would la^^in waiting. Tls^y were then to drive as^fast aa the horses could carry them to the^church in the village of Dahudrimo, where^Vladimir would la- sure to meet them.
Nowif any one s|s-nt a most miserable^and aleepleaa night in Gavrilo (iavrilo-^vitch's house it was his daughter Masha.^After packing her things and clot lies she^wrote two very long letters one to her in^^timate friend, a young girl of her own age,^ami the other to her |Mtreuta. She took^leave of them iii the most touching and^pathetic words, ascribing her rash action^to u providential will, expressing her^hf^pc that lier step towards ^perfect hap^^piness^ might not incur their auger and^concluding that the happiest moment in^her life will Is* that when their paternal^blessing will Is- la-stowed upon their^daughter and her moat noble htialNind.^After sealing her letters with a aeal, ii|^oii^which two impassioned hearts with all^appropriate line underneath were en^^graved, she threw liersclf u|m^ii her^bed ami fell ill a sort of a dream. Awful^visions kept her half awake. At^one time it seemed to her that at the very^moment she took her scat on the sleigh^and was ready to drive to llxlindrino her^father overtakes her; he drags her down^and throws her into a laittomless cave.^Down she goca with a broken ami horror-^stricken In-art. Then she sees her Vladi^^mir lying upon the ground, pale ami^blf*cdiug. lie implores her in a heart^^rending voice to marry him ere he parts^with lift*. Many other horrid visions of a^similar nature pas- I a-fore her in rapid^succession. At last she awoke, luiler than^usual, and this time with a real headache.^Her parents saw at a glance that some^trouble weighed ii|miii her mind, and their^tender care ami incessant questions as to^her health and welfare made her heart^the more oppressed. She made all cll'ort^to a^a^the their anxiety, to assume a happy^and cheerful face, but failed. Kveiiing^came. The thought that it waa her last^flay under her iMtrcllts' rtaif gave her no^peace. She could scarcely control her^feelings. She mentally took leave of all^the people iu the house, of all the sur^^roundings. Supper waa served. Her^heart !^^ at faster than ever, us she de^^clared thai she would la- conqa-llfd to re^^main in her room.
Itwas nearly midnight ^ In n Masha and^her moid left tin-house. Tereshka, Vladi^^mir's driver, waa already awaiting them^at tin- garden gale. lie liel|Nil them into^the sleigh, ami after arranging the bun^^dles and packages and seeing that his^master's ^jewel^ was comfortably seated,^took up tin- reins, and ht tlv
theywere la-yoml tht^Ciavrilovitche*s estate.
WhileTereshka is taking care of Masha^we ahull turn our attention to our gallant^officer. Vladimir bail his hands lull all^flay. In the morning he visited the Itsliu-^ilrino minister, who, after considerable^flillleulty antl uiaiii receiving a liandaotuc^fle|MMsit. consented to marry him. Then^he act out iii search of tin- necessary^three witnesses. The first one he met^a retired colonel, Druviu consented^to accommodate him. This adven^^ture, lie assured him, recalled to him hia^past associations and his own adventures.^He insisted upon Vuldimir's staying for^filmier.assuring him that there would la-^no difficulty in finding two more witness^^es. And so it happened that no sooner^was dinner over than two local proprie^^tors wen- announced. I loth w i re in favor^of the marriage, us wc!l as of the means^of effecting it, antl, of course, were ready^at a moment's notice to oiler their ser^^vices anil, should circumstances reouire^it, to sacrifice tlieir lives for the noble^cause. Vladimir was overjoyed. He em-^bract-d hia friends ami aft^ rhidding them^an affectionate dosvidaolc igtasl byei^hurried off to make the necessary prepa^^rations.
Theday drew to its close. Night act in.^A strong northern wind Idled the air with^burning colli. ^A miatt 1^ I storm i, Vladi^^mir thought to himself, as he sat in tin-^sleigh driving as rapidly aa his horse could^carry him to T^shadrino. where be intended^to arrive la-fore Maslia. The road to^T^shadritio waa familiar to him, anil he ex-^^M*cted to traverse the short distance in an^hour at the most. The reverse of hia ex-^pectationa, however, waa the result. The^wind grew stronger and stronger, culmin^^ating stain in a raging and blinding snow^storm. The rood was swept out of sight,^the familiar surroundings vanished. \ la*^flimir's efforts to keep the right track were^fruitless. The horse went on ut liu|^-^liaxard, now ascending a snow drift and^now falling and upsetting the sleigh in u^ravine. An hour, two passed, but not the^slightest sign of Dshudrillo. The storm
continuedraging. The prospects for a^brighter sky were anything but prom^^ising. Tin- poor horse was complete^^ly tired out, being scarcely able to move^on. Vladimir waa in despair. A cold^sweat bedewed his face.
Atlast it occurred to him that he waa^traveling the wrong way. He stopped, re^^flected a moment, mat It- some sort of a^geographical calculation and turned to^the right. He consulted hia watch; it waa^past two in the morning, t Hi. horror!^But towards llsliadrino he went, iu spite^of th^- ImhiimIIcss snow Held ami the in^^numerable snow drifts and ravines that^iay la-fore him. Now and then his sleigh^would upset, throwing him Into the snow.^But Ilia own laalily comfort was the least^to la- thought of.
Atlast a welcome object presented itself^to his sight. It was a small forest.^^Messed Va- the Lord,^ he thought to him^^self. ^Ushadriuo must Is- near.^ Thus^encouraged he drove on ward. But the.^farther la- went the more emliurraasefl la-^came his | xs.it ion and more horrid were^the thoughts that tilled his mi nil. Only^How he Ih gall to realise the full extent of^his |a-rilous adventure. He lashed the^horse; the ptair animal math- all effort to^move. He lashed it again and again,^but it would not trot. Gradually, how^^ever, he pascd the forest. The plain,^snowy field, stretching in the distance as^far as the eye could reach, presented^itself once more to hia sight. Although^the storm subsided ami the bright moon^hung once again over his cheerless ami^monotonous surroundings, it wua bitterly^cold. As he drove along, contemplating^all sorts of means to extricate himself^from his periliHis ixmition, he Im-Im-Id u vil^^lage, consisting of four or five little huts.^He directed his horse towards it, antl as^he reached the first hut began to rattle at^the window with all the might of a man^for whom then- is nothing left but despair.^A few minutes later the window waa^raised ami a long, gray Is-ard, apparently^la-longing to the master of the house, be^^came visible.
Whatis It you want^
Canyou tell me how far it Is to Dahad-^rilin^
Dahudrino!Dshatlrino! Let me see.^I reckon It will he about t^ n versta.
Athunder or an electric shfM-k could^not have had more effect upon Vladimir^than these words. He remained upon the^spot, motionless, like a man doomed to^death.
Andwhere ilo you come from^^ re-^su met I the old mull. Vladimir hail no^patience to answer his question. ^Can I^hire your horse to take me there ^^ he ut^^tered at last.
Hiremy horse! Why, man. wait till I^buy one!
Thengive me a guide. 1 will pay him^all lie wants for hia services.
ThisI'll tlo. Just wait u second, I'll^send nut my son ami lie will take you^there,^ said the old man disunite uring iu^the darkness. The young fellow, armed^with a dvhiua, aoon up|a-ared, and with^^out losing any time, they started on their^way to Dshadriuo. Morning dawn -d^when they reached their destination. The^church was locked. After paying his^guide he directed his steps towardj the^minister's houm-. Alas! his team was not^to he seen then-. How sail the news that^awaided him.
Butlet us return to^see what is going on iu^vttf he'a house.
Aausual, the old folks rose early in the^morning tiavrilo fiuvrilovitch appearing^ill hia ancient ^kolpak^ and felt jacket,^ami I'araskovia IVtmvnu iu her warm^morning gown. The samovar was brought^iu, the table waa act and us Masha failed^to ap|a-ar in the gostinmii, or dining room,^a servant maid waa dispatched to her^apartment to inquire how ahc slept dur^^ing the night and how ahc felt ill general.^The maid soon returned announcing that^tin- bariiishuia liniasi hail a restless night,^hut that she felt much la tter now anil^would stain join them ut the table. The^maid hail no mauler made her report than^Muaha apis ared, approaching her papen-^ka antl mauieiika with an utTcc tinuutc^gotsl morning.
Howia your health, dear,^ inquired^tiavrilo (iavrilovitch.
1feel much la-ttcr, papa,^ replied^Masha.
Youmust have caught cold, Muaha,^^interiHiseil I'araskovia Petrovua.
That may la-, Mamcukn.
Tin-flay passed quietly, but towards^evening Maslia tiaik sick. A ilia-tor waa^immediately sent for, ami when he ar^^rived two hours later he found the patient^ill a stati- of delirium. 1 soon developed^into a high fever, and for two weeks the^poor girl hovered Ix-twecn life and death.
Noone in the house bad the slightest^idea about the intended elopement. Tin-^letter which she addressed to her parents^the night previous ahc destroyed as stain^aa she returned home, antl the maid, fear^^ing to incur th^- auger anil puiiiahmetit of^iier masters, kept the secret to liersf If.^The minister ami the witnesses were alike^reticent alanit the matter (tht y hail gtaal^cause for it I. And aa to Tereshka. Vladi^^mir's drivei he knew well how to keep a^secret, even when drunk, tin- more no^when sola-r. Thus the secret was kept^sacred by over a half a dozen conspira^^tors. Hut Masha herself iu her de^^lirium la-gall to unravel the mystery.^Vet her mother, who never left her^daughter's rtsiui. paid no attention^to her words. She merely nscrils-tl them^to the fact of Masha being iu love with
\'I.illr. thinking that iu all probability
herunsuccessful love was tin- chief cause^of her sickness. Something had to la-^done, and one line morning she consulted^her husband ami some of their neighbors^as to tin- advisability of gratifying Masba'a^wish. All came to the conclusion that^sin-h waa Masha'a lot; that the iucvitabh-^luilst hapia-ii; that |a^vi-rty is no crime;^that it is not riches that make the man,^lint vice versa, and so forth. When our^conscience is pricked anil we find no jus^^tification for our tlospoiie deeds we gen^^erally cling to highly moral texts, which^upon other occasions may not convey the^slightest meaning to us.
Intha- meantime Masha Is-cumc conva^^lescent. Vladimir was no longer to bo^seen in tiavrilo (iavrilovitc he's house.^The rude reception offered him during^his last visit kept him aloof from their^house, tine more council was held ami it^waa decided to write anil aak him to pay a^visit. But their surprise may la- imagined^when in answer to their invitation he^wrote a very indignant letter, declaring^his determination never to cross their^thrcshhohl. asking them to forget bin.^the unbappiest of mortals, ami conclud^^ing that death was his only hope ami con^^solation. A fi-w days later they heard^that Vladimir hail entered the army.^This MtVM in 1*1-.
Weeksanil months passed by and none^dared to a|a-ak of Vladimir ill Masha's^presence. She, in her turn, never men^^tioned hia name. At the end of four^months,while glancing over a daily pa|a-r,^she happened to see his name mentioned^among those mortally wounded in the^battle at Borodino. She la-came almost^prostrated with grief, anil grave fears^were once more entertained as to the |an^^^ ible consequences.
Nothingaeriotia, however, was the re^^sult. Five weeks later tiavrilo Gavrilo-^vitch died, leaving to Masha all his |s^s-^aeasioua. But her fortune never cheered^her. Poor I'araskovia I'ctroviia was al^^most overcome with grief, and Masha's^attention waa now wholly devoted to her^mother. Ncnuradovo, with ita aorrowful^recollections, waa no longer attractive^to them, anil they decided to leave^it and make their home in the city of N.
There,amid the new surroundings, they^bought they would enjoy the peace and^quietude of life. They were disappointed,^however, when a number of swells, ready^at any moment to offer their hands and^hearts to the charming young heiress,^though site never encouraged any of them,^crowded tlieir bouse every evening. Her^mother would occasionally apeak to Iter^on the subject of marriage, hut Maslia^would always avoid diacussiug this matter.^Although Vladimir was no longer among^the living ^la* died iu Moscow at the time^when the French entered that city^yet^the memory of the man she had loved^was sacred to her; at least she kept every^^thing that had any association with hia^past, his laaiks, his drawings, his music,^as well aa the verses which Tie had copied^expressly for her.
Herfriends often admired lier firmness^and wondered ut her devotion, but^many were anxious ami impatient to see^a hero ea|^able of conquering tile heart^of this virgin Artt-iucsiu.
Inthe meantime the Franco-Russian^war drew drew to a close. Our regiments^were returning from the buttle Held.^Young and old turned out to meet^them witti appropriate songs and music.^^ ^ur ga I la ii t officers were la-flecked with^crosses ami medals^a mark of distinc^^tion not so easily attained in our army.^Here anil there a soldier would Is- sur^^rounded by a group of |Kf ^ple, who would^eagerly listen to his heroic tales of tin-^war. Freueh ami German words were^Ills-rally used by tin- soldiers in their talk.^A time of rupture and glory! A time^never to la- forgotten by our countrymen !
Andthe women ! ^ ^ur women at that^time were irreproaclinblc ! Tlieir usual re^^serve vanished, their joy and glory knew^no ImmiiiiIs, their rapture was intoxicating:^when meeting the herta-s they shouted^hurrah, antl
Ip ill the air went tlieir caps.
Thegreat event of tile return of the^army and the close of the war seemed to^be even more appreciated in the little^towns anil villages than iu the large cities.^The ap|M*araiice of an otllct-r in a small^town was looked upon by its inhabitants^as a great event. Mammas with mar^^riageable daughters adored him, young^maidens would dream of him, while the^awallow-tailefl young men, being com^^pletely thrown into the shade by the hero^of the day, generally wished thut lie hud^never come to their town.
Althoughstill surrounded by a host of^admirers Masha was as cool and indiffer^^ent to them aa at the time when she first^came to the city. Sin- changed, however,^her opinion when one line afternoon a^wounded colonel, Bruiiiii, with a medal^and a Georgian cross in his buttonhole,^antl a very handsome antl attractive face,^which seemed the more interesting lie-^cause of its paleness, waa Introduced to^lier. He was quite young iu the iieigh-^borlifMsl of thirty-two or three. Masha,^of course, made an exception in his case.^She would talk to him iqs.ii various aub-^jeets, would la-come quite animated in his^presence and although no one could^charge her with CfM|iictry or flirtation, yet^had u |mm-t seen them he would surely^havi- said:
Seamor non e, die diiuche ^^ As to^Brim in, Iu- wua certainly u Hue, amiable^young fellow. He pirnsc sscfl that sense of^humor ami aclf-respcf t which seldom fails^to please women. His relations to Masha^were unrestrained and quite natural, and^yet one could see almost ut a glance that^there was something more than inert-^friendship la-tweeii them. He up|m-urttl^to Is- quite settled ami reserved, although^rumor had it thut once ti|a^u a time In- was^the greatest mischief-maker living. This,^however, did not lower him in Masha's^estimation. On the contrary, ahc regard^^ed hia past tricks as something quite nat^^ural to youth anil activity. What had in^^terested her most, more than his tender^^ness, more than Ilia pleasant conversa^^tions, more than his bandaged arm,^waa his silence, often accompanied^by heavy sighs. Indeed. her curios^^ity and imagination upon such oc^^casions were almost la-yoml her con^^trol. She could not help acknow ledging^that he took more than an ordinary inter-^eat in her, while on the other hand he, too,^must have observed that of ull her admir^^ers he was the only one who received her^attention. What then had kept him from^falling at her feet antl declaring hia love*.'^What wua the cause^ Wua it that timidity^which kin's hand ami hand with true love,^or the mere policy of a cunning dangler ^^She relict ted upon the matter anil came to^the conclusion that timidity could la- the^only cause. Her impatience grew stronger^and stronger. Suspense, of whatever na^^ture it might Is-, anil ca|m-ciully when love^is at stake, is always burdensome to wt^-^meu. One evening Bruiiin up|a-aretl in^her room his face paler than usual ami^hia Is-autiful eyes expressing that tender^^ness w hich ia Isith la-witching anil power^^ful. Slic thought tin- loug-wishctl-for mo^^ment hail come ut last. But the ^declara^^tion^ was not made.
Herlit-ightairs ami friends in the mean^^time discussed her w ctiding as a matter of^fact, while her mother waa simply delight^^ed with her pros|m-etivc son-in-law. Thus
Onemorning, while I'araskovia Petrov^^ua was busily engaged ill Itaiking overall^old almanac, Iti-iiniu entered her room.^^Can Masha la- seen '.'^ be asked, ^You^w ill sec her in tin- garden.^ replied the^old woman. ^1 will expect you to have^dinner with us.^ As llruniii went out^I'araskovia l'etrovna crossed herself, sii|^-^plicatiug the Almighty that the proposal^of marriage might take place.
Itrimiufound Masha by the pond under^a willow, all dressed iu white anil with a^laaik ill her hands. ^A real heroine of a^novel,^ be thought to himself. Alter the^first few words Masha cut tin- conversa^^tion short, thus effecting that mutual cin-^iKirrassuiclit from which there was but^one way of ridding themselves anil thut^was for llruniii to open his heart. Anil so^he did. He fell on his knees, declaring ill^a most solemn antl impassioned voice that^he loved her most dearly, that hia life^without her was not worth living. ^Hut,^^he said, ^I have acted carelessly; most^carelessly, by seeing anil hearing you^every day. 1 hail no right to seek your ac^^quaintance ami friendship. Oh, wretched^man that I am. It ia t^ai late, too lute,^now! Your memory will always haunt^me, your charming image will give me no^|a-ace. t Hi, that I could Is- sparttl this^torture! Try to forget and to forgive me,^dear Masha. 1 am unworthy of you! Thut^obstacle
Thatolsttacle always existed,^ said^Maalia, ill a suppressed voice. ^I could^never la- your wife
1know,^ he replied, quietly, ^l know^that you a.iveoiicc loved. Hut he is dead,^and time effaces the sweetest of iin-i i lo^^ries. The thought that 1 might have Is-t-u^happy with you iff--
Notanother word, for God's sake; not^another word: you torment me
Yea,I know-. I feel that I might have^la-en happy, that you might have been^mine, but, oh miserable man that I am, I^am married!
Mashalooked at him aghast for a mo^^ment, hardly realizing her whereuhouta.
Yea,I am a married man,^ resumed^Bruiiin, more firmly, ^but 1 have not the^slightest it lea who my wife ia, where silt-^is, whether I will ever see her again.
Isit possible.^ exclaimed Masha,^scarcely being able to control her excite^^ment, ^ia it lamaiblc ^ Tell me all about^it! I will later-
Inthe la-ginning of 1812,^ said llruniii,^^1 was on my way to Vilim, where our^regiment was then stationed. It was a^colli night, a storm waa raging, we lost^our way ami my driver was in despair.^But as I was iu great haste to reach Vilno
Iordered him to proceed regardless of tha^weather. We crossed hills and valleys^and rivers, and after being frosen almost
todeath, entered a village. Aa^we drove along the street I sod^denly beheld a light; a few minutes later^we found ourselves in front of a church.^It waa dimly illuminated; some people^were inside. 'Thia way, this way!' I heard^several voices shtsating. I ordered the^driver to atop the horses. 'What have^you heen doing all thia while,' remarked^someone; 'why your girl is In despair, the^minister was at a loss to know what to do,^and we were just ready to drive home.'^Without considering the situation I en^^tered tls^ church and was soon directed to^a ilark corner where upon a bench lay the^bride, while a girl, evidently her maid,^busied herself about her. 'Tliauked be^the Lord, are here at last.' cried the girl to^me. 'Why, the baruishnia (miss) is over^^come with grief.' I hail no sooner di^^rected my attention from tls^ bride when^tls^ half-blind old minister apprtatfbed^asking me if I was ready for the altar.
^Certainly, certainly,' said I, hardly^knowing what I wua ulsMit. The bride^was helped to the altar; she Impressed^me as a gtaal hacking girl^O, wretched^man that I um!
Itook the place la-side lier at the altar.^The minister was inquitient, the three^witnesses ami the maid supported tile^bride, and it seemed that their entire at^^tention was given to Iter. We were mar^^ried. 'Kiss each other,' commaiiued the^minister, after the ceremony was over.^My wife removed tlie veil from lier face,^antl as I was ready to kisa her site drew^back shrieking, 'Away! away! It ia not^bet' All turned tlieir frightened eyes on^me. I retreated quietly, threw myself into^the sleigji and waa soon out of the village,^leaving a scene of 1 Mirror behind me.
MyGod !^ exclaimed Maslia, ^and you^have no idea what had become of your^poor wife^
Notthe slightest; nor do I know the^name of that village or when- it is situ^^ated. I thought so little at the time of^such tricks that it soon escaped my mem^^ory. My driver, who waa with me at the^time, had long since died in the war^and^here I am, with not the slightest prospects^of ever finding the woman on whom I^played such a cruel joke.
Strange,indeed,^ cried Masha, clasp^^ing her hands. ^And do you no longer^recognise the girl whom you married on^that stormy night^
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TrueVanning Machines and Emhrey Concentrator. Electric Light Plan**.^Agents for Rand Rock Drills and Compressors, Otis Elevators, Knowlee*^Pumps, Root Blowers, Kiugsland ^ Douglas Saw Mills. Pennsylvania,^Diamond Drill and Mfg. Co. Baragwanath Heaters.
UnitedStates Electric Light Co. New Haven Machine Tools. Mason
General Western Manaoer.
SALTLAKE CITY, UTAH.
SoleWestern Agents for#
TylerWire Works Double Crimped Mining Cloth.
Dcsinner to close out our entire stock of Clothing aud Furnishing^Goods and handle nothing but lioots and Shoes exclusively, we will^continue our sale of Clothing at Actual Cost until every garment is^sold. If you need a suit, a pair of pants, or an overcoat. See our^prices before you buy and save money.
15.O FREYSCHLHC St CO..
NextDoor to Hank, .... Anaconda, Mont.
E.C. FREYSCHLAG ^ CO.
Bart^ Packard and Laird, Schober ^ Mitchell's '^FINE SHOES AND SLIPPERS.
CLOSINGOUT SALE (
Havingpurchased the business formerly eomliieteil by James McNulty is now mm^pared to furnish his eiiHtouiers with the finest braiuls of
Domestic,Imported and Key West Cigars
ToIs^ found in the city.
Freshand choice. A well assorted stock of STATIONERY.
JOS.F. MURRAY, - - Main Street, Anaconda.
J.IB. PARKER St CO.
SuitsMade to Order at Moderate Prices. Ladies'^Jackets and Ulsters a Specialty.
ThreeDoom Below Grand Central Hotel. Cleaning and Repairing Promptly Attended ta.