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A GOLB MINE ON EVERY LOT.
Recent Developments in the KENWOOD district, comprising the Bradford, Brooke and Syndicate Additions to Helena, make the above statement almost absolutely true. But there are other features of this part of Helena that out weigh the probability of finding gold in paying quantities, and those are the freedom from smoke and dust that SKENWOOD Enjoys beyond any other suburb the direct water service, insur ing purity and freshness, the fine view, the rich soil, school facil ities, street car service, good drives and numerous other advantages. Prices are now reasonable, and the present is the time to buy. My list com prises many very choice locations. W9 MUTH, 214, 215, 216, POWER BUILDING, HELENA, MONTANA. tries of Snakes in a Land Terior and Many Marvels. oisonous Reptiles Abound in t Midst of the Weed That Cures. oving Mountains in a Desert-Sprin With Medicinal Qualities-A Hand Car Journey. There are easier billets in the world th tt of roadmaster on a great railro ere are few more responsible. A ro ster is a tort of amatetur engineer, w i pposed to possess exceptional ahi an e able to cope with extraordinary c gencies. If his division is on the Co rd desert and beyond he is expected to n sther prophet and a gaure rolled i o, writes J. H. Gilmour in the San Fr co Chronicle. If he is not a p bulating; report-writing, intellc l barometer the company has lit for him. A roadmanter has eion gangs under his immediate contl o a velocipede and a sail car. Taken iall he is an important personage in tra ad commonwealth, so when E. ulihill, whose division extends fr Cton to Tortugo, asked me to take a r wh him on the hondear from the lte pc to Salton, I gladly consented, a uld afford me opportunity to ma ser acquaintance with that interest l mysterious country. 'here is something positively fascinat bnt the desert. Its weird stillness is c tly startling. Nothing is more harass the nerves than this desolate silece n the desert is so quiet, so deathlike, ionhess, that you are inclined to puc yrself and feebly inquire whethery anot inanimate clay, so awfully does tert impress its strange personal ,n you. Aniting fertile fields a adens glittering with trait a Ilors you feel the mastery nare; here nature is your master.. e dolation has no sytmpethy with tano. h re a his advatcei, and if Ie stase itures him and deniicates iitu so th ohly by ter liil. dry atmosphiri th e nits a furtilizir he loses his ultim Iulnes,. Such were mv thoughts as I stood fr the ortierly section house at Flow Vlls. tohn tit llliran, the seotion bo mas knlling a heave etieiavor to cultiv sandy laitd, ni was showit ut two ttital, tig trees and eastie yzlltaw-bi itg iaeti. Mrs. ,Spillman, tihe ira lker's wif,tn mad( the house happy w b cheery personahty. her bustling w a her ciitintted dispiaoititn--strtit trgs contrstls to the dismal uurrou there is a refreshing sound atloti an of ]liwing wt , lls. lost it, is it sad i no ittitntit. iu 1C82 the Foathern a c ioinpany dug a will and wi S rded by a I'ttrst of clear cool water feet. Track Suitprintemlent Cur Iotlier illicials threw high their h lth I ir si confident were they of hav uck fresh water, for it miuist be retit ied that each train had to carry a tt lrait Wtt'irs to V11ian, a tlistetice ofl his. Their ietaey win, however, sh .d, for the water was vire salty. It i itses, for the Ilexictitis have stnk itIiti t its liialitig irtlitorcties ate maervelos r sluivhill telhitg te that lie has se i who have Ioen terribly sillictetd fc[ cured after ii witk's batiins in t waerful lltlihesdua. hi is oomtllt llit whin thetse wellsanre bater kisWi they will be patrouhgil b patients from all over California. In the vicinage of those wells, and rather more sparsely over the desert, grows the squaw weed, which is employed by the Indians for medical purposes. It is at coarse sort of bamboo grass, having similar compart menta and exceedingly bitter to the taste. The squaws boil the spearsinto ten or make poultices from them. Either cures certain difficult complaints. So impressed weas an Englishman with its healing qualities that he packed and sent home to a doctor in England quite a supply of the weed. Between 'Tortuga and Mesquite are the famous mnoving mountains. They are enormous sandhills about half or three quarters of a mile in length, and attain an altitude of .00 feet. They point east and west. In the spring months, when the wind blows fresh and strong from the south west the mountains of sand drift eastward, coming year by year closer to the rail road track, Then in the fall the wind sets in from the northeast and the sand mountains shift to the west. Malvi hill says by actual measurement and close observation, extending over several years, he has learned that these hills move some forty feet in a year, and, as I said, are slowly encroaching upon the track. About Tortuga is sea level, and the grade from Flowing Wells to Salton is considera ble, as the latter point is 268 feet below the sea. 'Ihis is the lowest point in the desert and also in the United States. From Flowing Wells to a little above Vol cano tbere is some vegetation. Here can be seen thick bunches of gayeta, a coarse grass, on which cattle can thrive. Old prospectors have told me that it is exceed* ingly nutritious and that stock prefer it to hay. Here also are seen desert flotwers unlike any elsewhere. A wild pink verbena grows luxuriantly; a species of dandelion displays its yellow petals in big bright patches: little squares of vetch, with the purolo blosoms hiding among the pale-green sprays, delight the eyes, while the sandy soil is almost hidden by the thick growthof the snake weed. It has never been so plentiful before, owing prob ably to the copious winter rains. The snake weed is a valuable plant. Rattle snakes, which are here known as side winders-because they wiggle along side ways-cat it when they have been bitten by other snakes, and teamsters inform me that Indians and others, when they have been struck by a sidowinder, make a poul tice of the snake weed, and, quickly apply ing it to the wound, have averted the fatal conseqluences. There is much contention about the dan gerous qualities of the sidewinder. One class of men emphatically assert that the bite is fatal despite the whisky, snake weed and ammonin: while others contend that beyond excruciating pain naught else need be feared. George WV. Durbrow-nod there is no better authority on the desert and its life-declai es that the bite is fatal. He de spises the sidewinder, and is never so happy as when catching them. Some few woeeks ago be sent to the Smithsonian institute ait miagnilicent pair, male and female. Extra orditnary stories are told about the side winder. Air. Mulvilill is resconsibloe for the fol lowing: A seetion foreman was bitten by one of the stnakes. He dinnk ntumeroust bottles of whiiky and was sived. Bnt he became the color of a rattlesnake, hissed and would sonotities crawl on his side. lie was positively a distressful object and had to leave Walters. All, in fact, that he could not do was to rattle. 11i was in this awful condition for several siontus, "but thank (od," says Mulvilhill plously, "hlie wats cured, hut I warrant he's not hanker ing after the deserlt." 'IThe emost desolate spot in the desert is betwent Volcano Spritugs and Finks. For aninny niles notlhing gi owe. The red. sun scorcheld pitin is as clear of vegetation as the p.lin of the hand. Nothing grows, ab solutely nothing. The grouild underneath seems hollow, snd the noise matte by the htandcatr aits it passes over this suhterrtnean unkonwn tunnel is very loud. "There is aotethiung wrong about this place," said IttMnlivihill with ait shudder. "()noe day we will hear of a traitu falling through here." It is indeod a mysterious, awe-Inspiring countity. Close to the track tre two gov sers. line is of yellow, hbubbling, muddy water, which seothes and futmes is if bhuil ing. but in reality is coid as ice; a few feet distant is snother well of thick black, blue andt greenish mud heaves and groans and seatters the foul sulphurous soil in great splashes. Mr. l)rling, the agent, told me that one of his predeoaura holdt a oat over this geyser and thatit died in a few minutes from the exhalations. Four miles from the section house and depot are some hot wells which have med icinal properties. But the feat of getting there is surrounded with danger. At any moment one may be plunged into a boiling bath of mud, the upper crust being very slight and treacherous. Prof. Hanks. while exploring in this vicinity, fell through into into such a mass of hot mud, and was so severeiy scalded that his life was in danger. Chief Engineer Hood speaks in most respectful terms of this place. His horse stepped into such a hole, and he says if it had not been for the wise and quickway the intelli cent animal extricated himself and care fully retraced his journey, both would have perished. Undoubtedly those mud wells are beneficial, for Mr. Bailiff, the agent at Calbazon, who is a martyr to the pangs of rheumatism, derived much relief by lesting his legs dangle in the cooler of the baths. The journey from Volcano Springs to Salton is uneventful. At the latter place are the famous salt beds which I have before de scribed in the Chronicle. Sunday Excursion Rates. The Montana Central will sell during the summer tickets from Helena to Alhambra and Boulder and return at one fare for the round trip. Tickets will be on sale Satur days and Sundays and will be good to re turn until the following Monday. It. H. LANGLEY, General Ticket Agent. Fourth of July Excursions, 1891. For the above holiday excursions the Montana Central railway will sell tickets to stations on their line within a distant" of 3100 miles from Helena at one and one-fifth fare for the round trip. Dates of sale, July 3 and 4; limited to expire July 5. B. H. LANEmuY, Gen'l Ticket Agt. What a Noted 'Physician Says. CnIcAo, Jan. 31, 183. W. P. Wisdom: Dear Sir-As you requested I have exam ined the formula of your toilet preparataon called "Itobertine." I can assure you that the ingredients are both bland and harm less, and that the compountd would form an excellent application in irritated condi tions of the skin. Yours truly, ART'uu DEAN lirvAN, M. D. Professor of Anatomy, Hush Medical Col lege and P1'. A. Surgeon, U. S M. H. S. National Educational A:oovintiom t'Convention at Toronto, July 14 to July 17. ror the above occasion the Great North ern railway linte will sell tickets from Hel ena at $73.95, which includes $2 for imenI hership fee. T'ickets will be sold July t; to 11, with final limit Sepltember 30, 181. B. 11. LANm.EY, (.en'l Ticket Agt. O. K. T.-lonesut Resultt.-It. K. T. Many of the pioneers of Oregon and Washington have cheerfully testilled to the wonder ltul curative properties of the cele brated Oregon Kidney Tea. Purely vego table anid lileasant to the taste and can be takeno by the youngest child or moust deli cate femaleo. O. K. T. is a never failing remedy for pains in tlhe back and loins, non retention of urine. scalding or burniing senusation while urinaltingl. Ilueous dis charges and all kidney troubles of either sex. $1 at all druggists. Aatsnnattleo Manner. But time changes minds as well as man. nors, though even now when making changes from one circle to another, it often requires that adaptability which could be said found in one who has automatic man ners. However, such radical changes not only appear in drawing-room repartee, street dres, etc., among people but lanlso 'n the conveniences and luxuries affordej mankind. Railroad travel ts one instance. A few years ago, comparatively, one had to consume unch valuable time in an uncomn Sertable way to tusmake what is now thoughl nothing of as a night's Journey in a sleeper. The mosat modern equipment and trania rortstion facilitlues can be found on the fast trains of the Minneapolis & St. Louis railway to Chicago St. Louis, Hot Springs, Kansas City, etc. Inquire of any gelant ii the company, or C. M. Pratt, general ticnit sa pv age.r aent. MinnU stuls. Mlu.a TEN TIMES BETTER THAN EVER. Coming on its Own Special Train. 4. WONDER WORLD TITAN. McM.E.I ON'S New ,Railhoad Sho Circus, Wild Animal Exposition, --AND -- Grand Anthropological Museum. WILL EXHIIIT A? HELENA, FRIDAY, JULY 10, Augmented In Every Departmnent. To A ,allum l1nd A flIIsO. Gran1 Ar nic Assembly of Nation`,. Over 100--PEERLESS METEORS--100 The Laurol Crowned C.hanidonos of Five C0nlillhnts in Fririldly Rivalry AT EACH AND EVERY EXHIBITION. . O-JO Europe's Greatest Wonder ,lO-JO 'The Auole a' of th,, Curiosity W\Vrid. -..Eg tgnd at a Salary of--- $1,000--PER WEEK -$1,000. QUEEN .TITMIU() AND IoM)IEO. 'iTh Diald Moving Mountains. TIlE TALLE.T AND IIEAVIINT ELE PIIANTS EVER KNOWN. Fiull 50,) Alhvoltely New Fe'atnrres, too Numoerous to llnlitl lion' . A .n'e'ral I col ti' tve hi, brooing Hloliday for All. 2.Gill\NI) EIIIIBITIONS I)ILY'.2 l)eora O(pn atI 1 1 7 I'. 11 I'~rrfortnltll t On() liomr Afterw~ rls. For particulars, ooll Ilulloltiln Ila, l. I ithographs and tiho various lAdvorrt ioig o.Iti iii. N irl I'. (T'llNIiI'TITOnIS -TIN rPN t1R'n'" oullrt ofi ti, First judicial district of the st at, I flTontana. in and fur the count) ll I.Nels anllt t'larke. dIt th I ti atter of the tulltate of Ni iorgi I'. Staples. "L It i.h rol 'g givl by ii nll [l. rsiglN I. adll tN iflninitriL ortf h". -colt oft (,r ti I,. hN1 ,;er, tldcrrt'el,, to heeredliors f oIi oIt all niri, . lInaNV li l ahti n ie lust NI,,, .eaid d, r'en.a , Nl exhibilt (hent with tim l n leet"nart ,Olh,'l, with in fouir oNlllNls after ithl. BNut t llN t iol N of tis notice, I,, tIh ItlNt dilNll lltraii at. il' rtnl,'.onr in ltM rytvllle, M nll all na. Nhi NNll llIi N tL il t Ill n,', frl ihe lrat, tnatiolr otf Ihli l, aiiol'n oralj s 'idhti(U ill ilt, Stahi otanty of Lowl. and N 'larki. HII.ENA N'rAI'rIAPF. Adluin lritrix of the eualu OU UUage iIi IetallN Dateod Aprnl 0, 1U81. THE COOK AMALGAMATOR. THE COOK AMALGAMATOR may take the plnce of the ordinary mill tables and operate c<loso up to the hat or.os, or it works with splendid resulis oa thle tailings fro u other am d·:anatin. deovices. I.t is CHEAP. I).ESIRAI3LE AND) EFFICIENT, and will save ninety-nine per cent. of all the metals which will amalgamate, no matter how fine, and the ltoured quick in the tailin!es from o:her umnalglmati:ag apparatus. '1 hero ar, very many plac~s il Montana whoa, the C.'.k Amal.a.oa.'.or will pay for itself every month. I Will Guarantee Satisfaction Where I Advise the Purehase. SEND FOR CIRCULAR. G. C. Swallow, Helena, Sole Agent for Montana. IIavin, declined the plr.e~ of Sta t Mino Inspector. I am now prepared t* exanmito and report ,m mione, anll aiI in bhyi+ng sad uslling the sa:me. I have hal forty-live years' oxperin o i: mninng. G. C. Swttu.ow. THE OLOEST FIRM IN THE CITY. Clarke, Conrad & Curtin HARDWARE an STOVES. We now have upon our floor the finest anl most complete lines of all kinds of HOUSE FURNI;SIUNG GOODS, and at prices to suit everybody. 1Refrigerlators, Iee Boxes, Ice C.reaml FI'reezers, Rubber rldeu llIlose, Hose Nozzles, Lawn Sprinklers, hose Reels andl Lawn Mowers. RON and STEEL MINING SUPPLIES. TELEPH-TONE NO 90.