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IT MAY MAKE A GARDiEN.
The Extraordinary Changes Likely to Occur in the Great Col orado Desert. A Permanent Lake Would Com pletely Transform Exisating Olimatio Conditions. Deseriptlon of the Remarkable Region Ia Whioh the Scientists of the WVorld Are Now Interested. The extraordlnary transformation which is taking place in the desert which is named Colorado after the great river which runs by it, is attracting the widest attention from scientific men, sars the Denver News. The following description of the country and of possible changes will prove interest ing: The Colorado desert covers 3,000 square miles and extends about 100 miles from the Colorado river to Seven Palms, on the Southern Pacific railroad. It is in San Diego county, the southernmost county of California. It ineludes the Idaho or Cos huilla valley lying between the San Ber nardino range of mountains on the north east and the San Jacinto range on the southwest. The Southern Pacific railroad rune through the northern part of the desert and the descent from Cactus on the south, 395 feet above the sea level, to Sal ton, seventy-five miles north and 263 feet below the sea level, is said to have no par allel in railroading in this country. The desert is a great waste of granite points, sandhills, dry lakes, mud volcanoes, hot springs, a growth of cactus and intolerable heat. The soil is sandy, alkaline and saline, with scanty vegetation. The sur faee reflects light like a mirror. The dry lakes are flat, yellowish white patches of soil that to the eye are as level and smooth as a marble floor. They vary in extent from a few yards to three and four miles in diameter. During the rainy season they are covered with a few inches of water and are thus converted into actual lakes for a short time. The water evapo rates rapidly and with approaching warm weather they soon become dry. During the greater part of the year they are hard and smooth and glare and glitter under the scorching rays of the sun like immense sheets of iron. A traveler, in describing one of these dry lakes, said: A perfect lake was visible; not as is usu ally the case in the desert mirages, blue and placid, reflecting the stunted growth of vegetation that lined its shores, but ap parently in motion, like a large body of water just after the cessation of a heavy wind. The waves were as real to the eye as the genuine article. Another point of view was reached and the waves and water suddenly disappeared and the white, bhare surface of the dry lake flashed out in its place. The trees were gone and only the dusty greasewood was there. Greasewood is not iretty, and it smokes like tar when it burns, but it is all the fuel to be found in the desert, and even greasewood is hard to get sometimes. The soil in many places is very peculiar. It is known as "self-raising ground." Af ter being wet it rises up and cracks open, and, after becoming dry, is so light and soft that one will sink six and seven inches into it at every step. Stretches of this ground miles in extent are found in many places in the great Colorado sink. Lizards and horned toads abound. They dart past or lie panting on the ground un noticed, unless it bse some peculiarly marked or brilliantly colored one. The most com mon lizard is a light colored, trim built fel low, about four inches long, with a tapering tail about the same length as his body. Near the end his tail is marked with white and black rings alternately. When alarmed he darts oif like an arrow. There are many kinds of lizards seen on the desert-white, black and mottled, with bright colored sides. It was noticed by a traveler that horned toads would to a degree assume the color of the ground or rocks they live upon, like chameleons. A horned toad is no toad at all, but a lizard. Some of the larger lizards, the chnakwalla, for instance, will bite, and if strong enough can give one a severe pinch. The chuckwalla is a favorite arti cle of diet with the Indian. Its meat is white, and when thoroughly cooked resem bles chicken in taste. Rattlesnakes are numerous. The most interesting of these is the "sidewinder." This is a small grayish snake with ordi nary rattler's markings. Its length is about eighteen inches. Over each eye is a horn about one-eighth of an inch long. 'Ihe peculiar feature of this snake are itt horns and its occasional mode of locomotion. It is the most dreaded of the rattlesnakes. Many lives have been lost on the arid desert. In many of the cases of death by heat and thirst gross carelessness and ig norance of known watering places was ti:e primary cause, though it is difficult to con ceive of the terrible heat of those veritable ovens of the desert. The sun shooting its burning rays into the deep and at times windless valleys, and being thrown back by the glaring, whitened surface, fairly cooks the atmosphere. Perspiration is so rapid and profuse that it seems impossible to drink enough water. The canteen will no more than leave the lips when they are dry and parched again. Conservative men, men who are acquainted with the country, say that it is a very dangerous thing to travel even a short distance at the hottest time of the year. The thermometer fro quently registers 110 to 140 in the shade during July and August. Of plants there is ecare anything to be discovered besides cacti, which only repre sents a sort of vegetable half-life. and clumps of chaparral that are gray instead of green. One sort of cactus that grows to be five or six feet in height, with extended branches, is called the "dead man," be cause each stalk in the ni,,ht looks like a corpse by the wayside. In rare spots where water has gatnered may be seen a singular fleshy bush without leaves and with thick green stems. Such vegetation as there is it; rank and spiny, its gray or dull olive hues harmonizing weirdly with the parched and baron aspect of the great alkali crust. Those who have visited it say that it is beyond human powers of dscription to picture the wholly unnatural scenoe to be be held in some parts of thre desert-the vast stretches of white plain variegated with black lava, the allures,., mirage, the total absence of trees, tife dt'rrth of animal life, and the mintenee heat, from wthich there is no escape. Here aind there, too, are pIebble beds, minles in extent, mrade uip of argate, moss agate, chalcedony, jasper and obsi dian. The Indio valley resembles thie great DI)eath vtlley many miles north, which a government exploring party recently tra rersed. Special attention was plnid by the exploring party to the animal life. Among the interesting animals were found three species of ground squirrels, which live in burrows and feed at nighit upon roots, leaves and seed of plants. One of them often climbs the stalks for the purpose of getting at the seeds. At other times it stands on its hind feet, clasps the stems with its fore paws and bites of the seed pods, distend ntg its cheek pouches enorm ously with the food. Another most interesting animal is the "Kangaroo rat." which makes its way about by jumping. It has long and power ful hind legs and a anrprisingly long tail. Its coloring varies from light gray to dark brown, according to whether it frequents the alkali or the lava, nature Iintending to protect it from capture by the likeness of its hue to the surroundings. 'The kanuaroo ratlives in borrows, as does likewise a smaller kind, that is comnmonly called the "kangaroo mouse." lBut neither is in any true sense a monse or a rat; they belong to families quite different. One of the most curious sorts of rodents common in Death valley is the "scorpion mouse," which lives almost wholly upon scorpions. B the "lastinot," which means exerients inherited through aeneations, it has itarned which ad to tacklits prey by. Ather creature in the same region that lkikes scorpions also is the "ob parral cook." which gobbles them by ti thou. sands, and is not less fond of ce ipedes, tarantulas, liards and horned toa.i. The last named are too bigto swallow as a gulp, and so the fowl tears them to pieces before devouring them. Perhaps the most beautiful mouse in existence is found in Death valley, and is known as the "grasshopper mouse." It is a lovely beast, fawn-colored on the back, with a snowy belly and sides, a short tail and pretty little ears. Other animals are "pocket mice," with pouches outside their throats to stow provisions in, gophers, wea sels, shrews and a newly discovered species of lavender-gray fox without ears. A won derfully big species of coyote has been found in the valler. Irrigation would make this arid region blossom like the rose. Scientific eyes have been cast upon the Colorado for many years and scientific minds have suggested plans for turning its immense volumes of water into channels out through the valley. Gen. John C. Fremont activoly advocated the di version of a portion of the Colorado into the great Indto basin to the reclamation of the vast expanse of parched yet fertile land. Another scheme was, by the Colorado's waters, to make a vast inland sea of the basin. Such a lake. it was urged, would materially change the climate of the neigh boring sections in making rain much more abundant. Upon the Arizona side there is a project to cut a canal from the Colorado about twenty-eight miles above the town of Yuma, at a point where the rocky formation of the banks and the narrowness of the channel furnish important advantages for the con struction of a dam. 'the plans of the dam embrace details of an effective lock, in or der that the navigation of the river be not obstructed. In addition to irrigating the lands north of the Gila river it is designed to construct an aqueduct across the latter stream and to furnish water for irrigating the mesa lands lying to the south of Yuma. As far as the Mexican line the canal would he the means of irrigating 170,000 acres of unsurpassed fruit land. The soil about Indio has lately produced under irrigation some remarkable results. Competent authorities who have made care ful researches in this country claim that on account of the almost entire absence of fog, the even, high annual temperature and other favorable conditions that the date palm would flourish at and around Indio. The importance of this fact will be appreci ated when it is considered how large a fig ure the culture of the date cuts in Oriental countries. Tens of millions of people are maintained by the various products of the palm family, and where the date palm will thrive it is quite safe to believe that, with a irrigation, anything in the tropical way can be raised. If the water continues to rise and this great arid region becomes valuable, tillable land, it will only be another evidence of - the remarkable character of the country. The generally accepted theory of the forma tion of the Colorado sink is that the Gulf of California formerly extended to the neigh- - borhood of San Gorgonia pass, which was - cut off by the detritus of the Colorado river. or some of the other slow, silent forces of nature, leaving a great body of salt water, 150 mives long by forty or fifty miles wide. This residue of brine for some incompre hensible reason, retained an existance as an inland sea for some time. finally drying up, leaving the large bodies of salt that were being profitably mined at Salton until the water began to push its way upward, after traveling no one knows how many miles underground. You can buys silk umbrella at The Bee Hive 1 for $1.75. THE MARKETS. ETOC tO New Yo.e. July 10.-Bar Silver. $1.00l,. Copper-Heavy; Lake, July, $13.00. Lead--Dll: domestic. $1.45. The stock market still showed no change in its character to-day, Thera was more than usual bear manipulations, directed especially against granger stocks. Burlington and St. Paul in par ticular, buta covering demand sprung np which reversed yesterday's tendency La prices. A bor rowing demand for Burlington was especially urged. In the early dealings the decline of the grain market was reflected by some buying orders from Chicago. which strengthened grangers and probably headed off considerable pressure upon them. ' he opening was steady, but the pressara of the bears forced fractional losses during early dealings, when publication of St. Paulearnings and other favorable reports and items of news changed the temper of speculation which re mained firm tthroughlnt the rest of the day, be coming pos;tively st:oil in the last hour. The clos., however, was un'y firm but at top figures of the day. The final changes in almost all cases small fractions advance. Government--Stea ly. Petroleum--(loso:l ie. Closing (tlosing U. 8, 4e registered .l10it Northwestern prof 132 U. . 4s coupon... 11ti N.Y. Central...... 977 U. . 4Is cupon..lO5i. Oregon Nav.... n Pacific Is ..........0ll Oreon ,hort Line 24 Athio.......... l1 srt Alor :cal... li!s ( anadala t'ac..... e 1 .' saili Mail....... :Ili!a (Canada Southlrn.. 4hi. )reading........... 29 I'entrail Pacifi ...l 0 II. i. Western.... I40 Burlisg!on g ..lb0usi . 1. W- prf...... F,811 tIclaware & lack. :',l, It. t. \V. Ita..... 7.2? D A it. (i.. pref.. 18 Rock Island....... 71. E:riu ........ .. .. 10 ct. P nt....... i. a Kansas & Texas... 11 tit. Paul & Omaha. 24 La.e thorn . . 99n 'Iexaa.'seffe ic...... 1it I. villa S Naville 'l erminal .......... 1414 Ilricligan (eetral. s r I iut Pdacilita ..... 44 Miossuri P'acific... 717d U. Si. Fapre(ss.....0f0 Northern Pacilic.. 21, targi;o E.:..,rs :... : 7 N. P. pref......... f \'1e ternC Unioln.... 7953 Northwestern .....101 Ameri. (itton Oil. 21 MIney on call easy; closed offered at 2 per cent. Prime mercantile paper unchauged. Sterling exehaig, st ong: sixty day bil.e. $4.5,5; duemand. $Lb. ('tl1'AI,) t"ATT'LF,. ('rfIr(Ane. July 10. Paloe.-- Inheeip.. 10,00:; nati rs rtea ly; Ieyat u sr:gnir, tomp rices.e 9"1.15 0, 6.11: ext:ra r:aties. nu,,n n ale: good to medinm. .".Ov,( ..,f', j: oflLors. i 1.5l¢, 4.73; T'xan', $2.U90'E 4.3':% ei ekern.. 2.215i 3.25. lows - l,'it ta. 21,01.0: actier. higher; closing strongere: do:lh and c,snmuo, .4.,10:t 4. i1: ctilesl and lckrl , Sic 4.ki , 4..:e; prime heavy and elsteh cr,' ucigh!-, 1.5.c005.10; prima light, 025.i0rll .,.10. slneeP I ereipt.. :,.1.00: mutton graden -'adyi: ,:h,,r, clw, w-Ik: nativ,: ewes, $3 :,lug 14.6(l: nli.,l and waellhnr. h'.7225.:5: 'lelasn, ,;,5.,f I1.4.: oW :,A rns. h'tS's 1.w r. C(fit 'A(I!) 'tO)Dl C'l Cn.rasco. .lly l . c-lrse -\hu.dt:. eoyt cash. 9OO 1c; Seplembhr, bhtv ilascc;: Docembcr, b'/,c. 1,oru-Stnlady: cash, 5li.c: September. ICC CO . 51%e, Oats i'asy: sta:h, 7tile; ei",t:umber. 284c. arl Nominal:SrN. i8 Y 71. P'ork Filr; cO.l, t l1.26,14.20; .epitemOer, r10... 10.17 t7' r, Lard-- b irm: cash. ,.25; September, 16.15, 0..,42/. lhnoldnrsg- b5 10t 5 .12. l1hort clear 5.. "i(cc,i; Q0. bhourt rib:,. : t 5 Ot1.22S. WOOl. 'III1 'AII I.I'HI ,Jl l:,1. Wool steady: Mont, nu, 19- 2::; torrisorial, 130 21,. COUNTIES. SCHOOLM COMPANIES, ST. R. R. CUMPANIESre ('orr".lcionittenir:. cli:,itd. N.W.HARRIS & COMPANY,Bankers, 1.3165 Dearborn Street. CHICAGO. IS Wall Street. NEW YORK. 70 State St.. BOSTON. I.t1 Ill'. OF API'LII 'ATIIIN 'If:l':'''l'UT T 1111 In ac:-ordc:.:o wvile, t1 Ic Iroviisins of sectioni C, rules aic leul:ltialls r Irla-sri 'fl by tll 1, .on c~rab,,.c sri-t;.' 1 )l initerior. oneS iS:. I.J isod, r.figcd, hl.rIb,,; gio ,In in':t-. hat it th, ,cc i raticn of Iwatsny-oue t a. fcorn sin first ,i sfta lion (f this c:::lce. I will nsls wriitten alp .' ticu to titc houolc able herer0 '1tr0 f 1I1 icssore,,r fr ulthtority tocut an Iicremioi all t;i IIIrc:creaalahlv raw lus n.l lie, Ifnbhir on thse folwisg cdo acrihid pislI, laans 5,.-wa: Shi:h whe-n c .,rve.yed will be. Itb: IOrilihcuct tluasrtcrcf seiti1n Is, owashin l3 inorlh, rouge 21 wset, .ais tract of lansl a l.:inieing 1i1s0 acrce, and havirng tll,.ico! als-'it Iil,)i(il feat of pine tiniber; alas tliatr iertain other tract of land wlicrlhw,wi on curnyes will Ice the souhe.st helf of th, s,:utlhersst cuarti'r of sect.ion 12, lownhilsp 15 nosr'hi, range 22 wst, saidl tract, of laud concainil:g hO ac,, :: anfI hifving lieri.oc al 2.tt 21,0.(,0 feeot rcf rin,: tit:l'r: said :arnd ia r:ckv Iwncchina d os tnl :,dal,!petl toi agricnutueo, aiid 'siat d it, tlisosola county, in t: u ta'a of Moonitia. lrronchtlwn. inluntara. July 7. 1004L ileSt publication July 9I, 111.o WANTD-A GOOD HOUSE BRYANT. 2i SBouth Beaton aveanue. HELP WANTED-- ALU. V ra hmen, t 8 men waiters out of town, $0; lt bdwanle steeto. W ANTED-CHANDLIER WANTS TEAM ster, $40; rnohman. $3; waltrs$80. 4i Edwards street. TANTED-TWO YOUNG MEN AS NEWd P agents. Apply to horthern News Co., N. P. depot. SITUATIONS WANNTED--FEM ALE. Advertisements under this head three times FREE. 8ITUAIION WANTED-'lO DO SEWING with private familin: understands cutting and fitting, Room 4 Goshen block, Rod noy street. SITUATION WANTED-AS NURSERY GOY 5ernes.R Teaches thorough Imnglish, music, etc. Mest of referencrs. Address Miss M., theis office. .1TUATION WANTED-AS COOK AND laundress in private family. Address S. N. this office. SITUATION WANTED-A WOMAN WANTS washing for famllios at her own home. Ad rssn t11. H.. this office. SITUATION WANTED--A YOUNG LADY wants place as seamstress in family; will heks with work. Address L., this office. SITUATION WANTED-BY A GERMAN girl as cook or hou.ekeeper. Address 317 West Main street. SITUATION WANTED--Y A LADY AS cook in the country. Address L. B., this ofice. WANTED-WASHING BY WOMAN WHO s compe tent in all kinds of laundry work, Address A. ,, this office. SITUATIONS WANTED-MALE. Advertisements under this head three times FREE. SITUATION WANTED - FOR A IdA ker, poetry cook. Also confectioner. Ad dress A. S. Baker, 10 Cutler street. FOR RENT-FURNISHED ROOMS. FOB RENT-TWO FUIINISIIED ROOMS a nd two rooms for housekeeping, complete, at No. 52 South Rodnsy. F tOR RENT--FOR THE SUMMER. FOUR Slsrgenicely furnished rooms. closets. pantry and bath; pleasantly located. 115 Blake street. FOR tENT--FURNISIIED ROOM. 429 orth Benton avoen. FNOR RENT--ILEASANT SUITE OF ROOMS 'for two youne gentlemen or man ani wife; - also two single rooms. I. North Benton ave. 1OE RENT--NICELY FURNISHED ROOM, 1417 Warren street, corner Ninth avenue, OR RENT-COMFORtTABLY FURNISHED Srooms at reasonal rates. larvey block. (Grand street. Next door Hotel Helena. BOARD AND ROOM OFFERE... FOR RENT-ROOM IN PRIVATE FAMILY s with board at 505 Ewing street. FOR RENT-217 EIGHTH AVENUE. PLEtS ant furnished rooms. Firet-class table board - TLOR RENT-THitIEE FUR'NISHED ROOMS 1 woith or wthout board, No. 19 North Benton 8 avenue. OR RENT-NICELY FURNISHED ROOMS F with board, at - 8 South Rodney street. d BOARD-FIRST-CLASS BOARD =6 PER Sweek. 119 Htodney street. WV ANTED-TWO YOUNG GENTLEMEN v room and board $26 per month. No. 20J Fifth avenue. FOR RENT-DTVELLINGS. 'OlR RENT--FO UII-ROOMi F1'UILNISIIED Shouse: would laks board for rent. Apply to W. h. Mann, 310 Nor;h Manm. FOR RENT--FOUtI-II(OM IHOUSE' ON SDivision street at $12 per month. Addtosa Mary Hegan, IIotel Helena. FOR RENT-A NUMBER OF DWELLINGS at very reasonable rents, some with barns. Matheson & Co. 1OR IRENT-NICELY FURNISHED HOUS11, Sfive ooms, $31.00 per month. E.nquire No. 212 State street. S'OR tLENT-A DOUBLE FRI('K HitUSE near the armory. on Warren -.trewt; seven rooms in each house, bath rooms, steam heat and all modern improvements. Address J.. 1). Hod son, Mlarysvill. Mont., or John A. Quirk, city. '"I1R IRENT -EIGllT-IOO(M HIOUSE WITII 3' bath, clore: and all modern econveniences. 320 East Cutler, near Rodney street. FOR RENT--A SIX-ROOM MOUSE ON COR ner of -i-th and Davis street, wi'h adl mod ern conveniences. Inquire at 424 Sixth avenue. FOR RA LE-MISCELLANEOUS. 01L SALt,E Oil RENT--A SALOON ON upper Main street, which ha- been m(o eass fully carried on for ten yeara. Enquire of I. L1 Israel. F OR SALF-OLD PAPERS AT A BARGAIN 1' at this office. 'OR SALE-AN ELEGANT PARLOR SUITE Sfor sale cheap at 173 Sixth avente. It has bhen in use three months, and cost when now 'OR1 AIE-HlOUSEHOLD F UNITIURE and t:ne family horse cheap; at 14 tor.;i Rleioth Streit. 'Ol SALE -SCIIOLARSH IP' IN THilE 110)N t-na B usineoss College (all at this ollxce. F01R SALE--SCHOLARIIfIP IN ITIl': IIEL ens Business I ollege. Call at this of.io-. OIt SALE--AT A HARHIAIN, HI:ESTAUlIIAN P th doing good bubiness. Address les'aurant, this olitce. 'TOlt SALE-A NEW IOUSE OF SIX IuoOM) , 1L pantry ani bath room, on Howieo trcet, No. 127. Also the two adjoining lote of 42:100 feet Apply at said house. LOST LOST--A BUNCHt OF KILEY,: FINDERIt WI:LL phlase return to this ofice or to Henry lieliter. OSTI--ON THE ROAD 'IO MONTANA (' CTY SJolsy 1. one -lock nit noto citeular. Finder plea- o tave at tle lnld.l.tdolltt othlco. OFT-A 511t0-:. Hll FWVEN MONTANA AND SIttdney. IBl-tirni to this office. OBt -- l- I) '(iCKlE.THOOKI (I)NTAINING S$120. howard of $20u. lietrns to 8t1 Lifth avenue. iFttUN Is, 'OUNI) A \VTWO IlOlI,lAl AND HIIALF F ;od pis-r. w ith lt tlO rt'ai r t (!r, there ste. (J Jtree- ca lint- na tl,' ble I ty do,,ri'in, i ir - erty and paImng for si, at Ilotel lIro~dlv.:atr. 31 IsEI,.A N EOi;0 . y party witth,- tti is1, t ai i''y fyllirtihed o s i 1 lt g ttd Jltttiltl' tt }lo.,t l, fo) ur he 11 ' itilU r or !or r ir. in,, rn at [ Ithe lnJlu l .d ull otnie. I)AINElIltl WAN I I-AL 1,ill 'liiE ,'VIE l-' toluntaln ton ll one of hIte b st invenltions niriw on t-e i . lt'it. -at!ol go d anll IAr1o t laroi. I errti r to imre t tt r th b lltihrsi of lhl rtwo, P:.all r 'al,itzl r.,un itod. d ,,.t oe f te nor erga"sCiit, tio'l rt.u I r(ilrd. Ad-lress S. ioLk hIux S,01, Ilee o Lla, UIalnt. r ANT'I'D IJNfY'Iei I IiAV IIN tr- A irI-tLi Sfor forty acrealrefltrir(n:at All,,. Mastte ,l Xt ANT-F l, I li 'IIAI A NEW -:T Ill'-, o Lroono Ill llllh tre i rl l n.r e stlls, in' 'n, r ilrer-age. ,ir sll crI ot't r liy for l e7:-l Irt l.r,'u in two-l'areeatl, it l.re tl lot. AdrllL, a .r- lage I, S'lhirly Ltd-roo, ht.lllns a t hntlr hurtiu r-l tituire futr i.rle ch'itp at tl ,! M,,rcharut.. ,,ol. h1. ItLI.AItD. Ac.igte.n, \tANTE'I.h ANY (NI-.: IIAVINo A wVE II, tllatd Itt,-o of lh vI or sin rlloslt, p'ecantly l,,'atcd, ilt rin of ga, tains. till htiir o a irotrlpt pialytg andi 'artfal i-nant. Atdrlest l., ti ,llur-i,o t. -,IAN'l I- A- - (11)1) i lR'Ii It:l ,N 'lbA 1. office.ion ott Sharoa. Ihquire at Ielnl, ent 'XAh'I El) |'II 1I11I,(-N i.Nr Ell FIVE I }taro of age tt, oard, 5:ri Ii5xlh avt-nu,,. mer for ihrt-5 Iear,, oit icar's; half wiul and increase; parties have eolporisce, buihldings, water arnd hay. Addres W II. btatddith, Ilrte'e Attorney, ILakota, iAorth! Dakotra. "OR SALE.-BUAL ?ETATeI. ao1' n S4 .,." .-TWO ICXC L '1.'.NT"' :-" & motor; I5down. ,SI pet mnontl" Price, $100 emot: Matheson & Co. 1~OR IALE-$O WILL BUY FOUR fLO.N.T 0eacht,1 00 (corner), on korthern Paae Fit addltlop 400 down. live years' time on balance. Mathbson & Co. S1'O IBALE--$ 73 SPOT CASH FOR A LOT aI' 0axnt4l, in Flower Garden addition, near 1, Montana avenue, Matheson A Co. S Lb'Oi L.A e-$i 60 loOUS E AND LOT ON west side: $10 down, Mieon & Co. F4R SALTE-FIVI - ROOM IIOUE AND lot In East loena, and one rand square d anoe. Inquire of Joseph trudgian, heat L'OR SHALE-$5 PElt FRONT FOOT, LOTS 5 and tl in block l. Flower Garden addition, each oUxlo0t, only 1W feet fromn Montana avenue. a I 'he!e arc good, level iota and are offered at a loss price tihen any others in the addition, on ac count of the ill-health of the owner, who is com i p:Ulod to go cast. Matheson A Co. 'LOlt SALE--ON PIEOSTA AVENUE. ONE Sblock forom electric motor line, a new frame dwelling having hall, 7 rooms, bath room (ns plumbing), large closet, pantry, cellar, city water; good-sized roonm and well arranged. 1'riceonly $2,000. payableo $i0i down, $30 per month: interest on deferred payments 8 per cent Matl csonn Co. . I'OtH ALE-- It00 DOWN, .5 PElt MONTH, Sfor a comfortables nroom twelling on west side, ons block from electric motor line; price, S$1050. Matheson& Co. OR t ALF--$2 DOWN, $10 PER MONThI. for lot 2Hx140 on Livingston avenue; price, $te00. Matheson & Co. L'OlR SALE-$-1600 E (CASIT--RALANE ON it long time will buy one of the prettiest now Sreesicenoes in the west endl: eleven rooms hand eomoly papered, furnac, electric bolls and all modern improvements; beautiful lawn, cotorete walkC, carriage hon.-e, et. An incvetment. I:os.esaiou when desired Address W., P. . box 1022. HOR ESALE-WAIIEtOUSE I.OT'T IN EL. listo,,, on N. P. right of way, n100. Mathe son Jt Co. FO1R tAIE--EIGHTY ACRES TIRNE AND ono-half miles north of city limits. $75 per acre. This is $25 per acre laes than any ad holning property can be bmrtoht for. Will guareonte punrchaser 8 per cent. par annum for three years on investment Glass A Fletcher. corner iGrand anl Jackson ,tret. FOR SALE-FORTY ACRES VALENTINE Scrip, at John m. M, Neill'e, 1a Edward street. FOR SALE-i,600 FEET IN THE AMES AD - aition at a barogain. The Withrbeo An drew Co., Gold bloct. FOR IENT-.1SCEOLL ANE IOUS. FOR RENT-U- tOMSIHSUITAIOLE FOR F housoaeoping; convenient location. W. e Cox, Gold block. OR SENT--TWO NICE UNFURNISHIED rooms, at 716 Broadway. NOR RENT--TWO OFFIiES ON THIRD i floor of Montana National bank building. F1OR RENT--LAERGE MSTORE ON NINTH avenue and lohback stlret; with modern ehelving; rnitabls for any mercantile buriosse. Apply to Bach, ceory & Co. L'OR lENT-TIBREE FINE LAIRGE UN furnishod rooms, hot and cold water, bath. etc., with use of stable; 01". 613 South Rodney siree. O(R RENT- TWO UNFURNISIISED ROOMS. L" 716 Broadway. T'OR liENT--UNFUilNISIIE) ROOMS FORl haueokooping..Mo dern lltprovemelts Single or ensnitc. $l to $1_. 516 Eighth avenuo. F OR RENT--TWO LARGr E CNFURNISRED. room en sluitle, with alcove and bath. Very deoir:ble. 717 biSth avniue. NOTICE--TIIE ANNUALI MEETING OF THE Sstocklo ohlers of the Fourth of July caumpany will be held at the Montana National hank on Saturday, July 11th, 18111, at 3 p. tn. G. M. IIEDDEItI(C'H. fec'y. STOCKHOLDERS MEETIN(i- 1-TIlE AFNUAL U metrig of Ihs rtockhostcre ,f the Helena Electric lailway cumeanr wil be holb] a: he cecnral ofie of, tlhe company, No. :159 North dain street, llelena, 9lo;tan:, on I,'Mnday, July 13, 1891, at I p. In., for the aotnua! election of rli rectors and for the transaction of euch otlher business as ehall tproperly come tmlfore thle meet. ing. 11. L. WALKERH, Secretary. NOTICE i, JiEIEIRE. GIVEN THAT THE thie artnorslhip hitherto existing under the fir:'. rme of ('handler & Il|oth, ii. by tnutual ci o.,rnt, this day Ilull 1:, tOll dissolem.l. i h1. .Chand:er will c,!lldluct the sep loyenont bus'no.s at the same oafeco. 24 I.dwads street, and L. W. ellath will tak echarge of tl. real stata rening buine and reiling bsnhands will be found at the ,ffic, of Armutago A Platt. corner of ;,lain and Grand street, All busine a co:wlctld wth the above firm op to date will be senttled by L \\. Heath. W. Ith.lI'IitT ( HANDLiI. L. WV. hEAT'll. AB9BESMENT NOTICE--OFFICE OF C'AS A cade Land company, room 1. Power bnilding. Noltice is hereby given that at a regular monthly meeting of the trnsteeA of si.d )company, held on the 8th day of ,.uly. 11. ant assesemeont of ten (10) cents per share s\as levied noon t e capital stock of the t a ceao Land rormptny. payable on the 10th dty )of Auguest, 1811, to it. brownl, veretary of sawl [ ,ompany, At tile uol J5;ltlty'" ,1tflC, r,)ln I, Power builiu.in, in 0 t, oily of h10nlelo, .1llana. Sny stock Uipl whichll as'ses;nofl ea ll remain unpaid on tho hrst day of venpitelo." 1811. 0)11 I:. dooemed leoinluonlt,l and 01hall bI duly adver1 ti-ed for cahk a 1 pubhlic anction.: td uless pay- ment t hall hbe made t,efre., will ho so01 on the let day of Ut t)ob r. 1891. to pay dnlinot.ent asOess mrnt, tt g.tl.er w ih tIhe coot of adlVertising ant expenses l f allS . 11. BROWN, jeerotary. IHlena, Montana, July, 8. 1891. DISSBOLU'TION OF' IPART'I'NERSHIP--''IE i:l.rtle lest p lortotf,-o eistl.n hontwlnn John Potter anld WV. J lulntir is tlls daty lie solied by mutual con-ont. Mr. Potter rot ring to ongagu in other Ihoi0ose. All accounts will be nettled at room 2 Denver block. J,)1l1N POTT.R, W. J. IllUhTEtt. HIlona, July 3, 8191. N O'I'ICE TO ( ,DITORS--IN THE DrST'TRIU' co.rtaaf tht First judicial ii trilrt of the state o .tana, in and for tile countly of Lowis and In the matter of the eslate of George E. Staples. decraci-d. 1 oic.- is Iheroeby giivern by thIe nndlorsignl. ad-i ministratrix ,f thi, otate .forgf I( . 1Fi Sales, rrl0ecoa.l, to tte creditolrs of, a. n all ll rrne.o h"iv ing vlair, a agaji: I the sai dr coaled, to exhibit thoes with ti, nreroesary voulho, r. withlin follr months aRter tIho mr, l)blbihati)n of thlis ntOice, to sile said ahnini-tratri at hflor rendCesnreiu Morysvilh. M,-nrana. t slhe , n imte leg tL:o elars for the traoasrtl,n f i s si t ,f ro ns als ) it inl tll saitd oualty of lsawis andi I 1.rro. ItEIt H' A , 'I'AI'Ii-:. Admi nistranrix of the as:t1 fel ceorge L. btaeplea. antdl Aitril i. 1t8'.1. NOTI()E OF APPLCATION 'IO "UT TIM pERI --In ).eorlinri wil thi t prt-viilho of rs.tiu 8t. ruirs anl r giatlionss rtscr icId by thie hor:ora ble secretary of thea intorior. May, . 1t1. , l ti, ln d.raigned. give n1,,i,, thaIt at the eal ialtion of twen'y-one days from the f:rst tpllsitadtot of this note., to mak witt lon ntplatioun to tie hotriabl0 o tre n ary i Lthe ialtcrlor fr au thorily to :nut as,d r.smov), all ihe m0rlhan510l)s saw-loge. pise aod hr, on the following described Isa d. t0) wt: ('otnmanring at the nortlleast eornor of section 1, township 1.. north reaI, 4 wa-th:. thence east along the north i . lo to i Mi-sot1ri liiver; tils r:e soath along lt.e loft ban1k 1sf seld river to, the centra tlbwlaltip itns: tih,,ue wI-nt ilsing sild lin,, to the cooht Ilast, IlartI r of sction rl 1:I. townsbip lt. nrth ranre 4 wel): ti,,tleo Inorth) 10 the plac of iwginnsg. acril 11ad Iav;ng tlsereon about to00.ra for t oIf pi. annt fir rililmber Cortomr c l n :, nt ar oi ll rout sine mile west from e v wl:-a th,. lividing line ,e: w0.on Ctaseastd and MeaIghler :lr,,mtlo e0 Tros Hell ('reek: thence s toath about elath( m In to a point s aot ol n mile west whler Iharley ( re rlolx into l.Ilt 1'rook; thrner we.i at out pin n.l..; tl.enct nortll asoaut eight nilea o th.. dliriditng lino ttoLwr.e r.oth crsantica untoll; thllnc ea t to plane Iof beginning. ta'&i lttnd having thereon about 1.:10,000 feet at 1inle ssd i r tiut.er. (tornetsneilig at th1 raol) 0e1a. lluarter eornoer of ectilon Il I. loln:;hid 11 north lane :It werlt. and rsnnins: the n,,s Let cix mi'oe; tlenme in a norherly sdir' e-l,n titrse os lllis ws-,: to northeast oel-tion corner sf enettin 1. townohin 14, norti'ra)lgst . n, 11., asd the)n,'. yoth tis tt place of bhsa1nniun. -,,id tract ,sf asl Ihaving thereen about 1.ss lO,0 Iet of ;nx e.nd firtlssirstt. Also all sf arc.isn . 2, , II, 12 :tsd 11. in townahin 14 n., r. w.. .raid tracts of lanld havig theleoon abossr 1,10).ntO5 firt of ple asid fir tllalsor. Alo t.hat cr:rlan otser ltra't: oeastmenring at the northeat earnrls of sect u 5 al, Iownship Ill l5orlh range ;I 0v.-t, ard rnnlainl thlarst east six ynilee; thencrr lllath three mliles: thin.e west to the soetsheat curtser of e-elion 13, townashlol 15 north range 3 wet- tlhence notish Io ple osf be ginning. Paid trine ,f landl havling thiereon abont I.OW,(.Il fsrl of iune and fir tilbll0er. All of asld l idasd is Iturvolyld, esnost what Is marked by se)ttion. Icing 15l1u5 m5i:1 eral, rolghl andll sletp uni n.)to adlitdt for agricultural tIerpn, ao s nd is lscat, I us 1tse countie of l ewis an I ('larks.. ssondel, anud Meaghue, in the ta01e sio Moultaa. )di 1:1'1 It LUMBER C(O. ity ('lHAtnl.rH Wr.lNsai, Mallager. First publlcattun, J une 21. lTil. I!Mig's Opra Housel 4 J. ý I tafeIGT . AGiR. THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. IJUly 9, 1.0 AND 11,: And Saturday Matinee. The Celebrated Comedienne, Mies Venrona :JARBEAU In Her Brilliant Musical Comedy, STARLIGHT, Supported by Her Own Company of Comedy and Musical Talent. EVERYTHING CHANGEDI eow Songs, New Faee, New Densea. ew Costumes. New Muslo, , New Sayings. NEW FUNNY SITUATIONS. NEW GAVOTTE, lTy iHandome (irls, Beautifully Costumed. IThe ilt of the Eeason, MISS JARBEAU'S NEW SONGS, "Wink the Other Eye." W 'it's the Same Thing Over Again." iJFF. D. BERNBTFlN,. PROP'R AND MAN'R. leeervo seats open for eels Wednesday morn ing, Jhly 8. at I'olie & O'Connor'e Drug Store. N OTIC TO CREDITORS-IN THE DIB trict court of the First Judicial District of the State of Montana. in and for the county of Lewis and Clarke. In tee matter of the estate of William H. Gtl a er. deceased: 1' otice ie hereby given by the undersignead, ad ministratrix of the estate of William H. (iebauer, deoeased, to threditors of, and all persons hav ing clain:e against the said deceased, to exhibit them vith the necessary vouchers within tea months after the first publication of this notiee, to the arid adiministratrix. at the law office of Massena lUllard, room 8, Gold blosk, Helena, Montana. thesame being the place for the trans action of the businees of said estate in the coonty of Lewis and Clarke. Dated at Helena, Montana, June 2t A. D. 1891. MbLIESA M. GERBAQEHt Administratrix of the estate of William H. Uuesuer. deceased. To Chicago in Less than 14Hours Lt VIA t SNORTHWESTERN LINE C. St P, i. & 0, Ry. C, & N.-W. Ry. The Shortest and Best Line From St. Paul to Chicago, Sioux City and Omaha. The only line running all. its Paseonger Trains in less than 14 hours between St. Paun and Chi cago, and while this time is quick, trains do not have to run at as ligh rate of speed to mate their time as on other lines, becues this line is shorter than any other line. "The Pullman and Wagner Veetibuled Limit. cd," leaving St. -sul at 7:80 P. M., makes.the trip to Chicago in 1814 hours, returning in 18 hours and 25lminutes. "'The Daylight Express," leaving St. Paul at 7:45 A. M.. makes the tripto Chicago in 18 hours and 50 minutes., returning in 1 hours and U4 minutes. This is the only line by which conneolona arem sssured in Chicago with all fat line trains from Chicago to the east and south in the morning and at night. Close connections are made at St. Paul with Northern Pacilic and Great Northern trains. For rates, maps folders, etc.. apply to C. E'. M. T[NL1N(. General Agent, Bailey Block, No. 88 N. Main St., Helen, Mont. T. W. TEASDAI,E, iGen. Pass. Agent. St. Paul. Minn. HEALTH IS WEALTHI I)Dr E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Treatment. a guaranteed specific for Hysterle, Dizzin-ss, Convulsions, Fits,. Nervous Neuralgia, Headache Nervous Prostration caused by the use of alcohol or t 'bacco, Wakefulnerss, Mental Dprsson Softening of the brain- resultin in insanity a lead:ing to misery, decay and death, Premature Old Age, Barrenness, Loes of Power In either sex. Ilnvoluntary Losses and Spermat.orrhea caused by over oexeortion of the brain, self-abuse or over indulgence. Each box contains a month's treat. ment. $1.00 a box. or six boxes for $5.00 sent by mail prepaid on receipt of price. WE GUARANTEE SIX BOTTLES To cure any case. With each order reoivea b. us for six boxes, accompanied with $5.00, we will snend the purehiaser our written guarantee to ros fend the money if the treatment does not effec acure. Giuarantes issued only by HI. M. Par hehn & Co., druggists, sole agents, Helena. Mont. $500 REWARD I We will pay the above reward for any case dl Liver Complaint. Dy-spepsia. Sick lladache, In. digestio'n, C(onstipation or Costivnctes we cannot --ure wit: West's Vegetable Liver Pilr, when the directions are strictly complied with. They mae purely \'eogetablo andnever fail to give satiefao. t1on,0 Sugar ('oated. Large boxes, containin I 10 Pills. oent Beware of co.oyter.its and initr:tions. Ths genuine manufactured only hy TouJuri C. WesT COMPANY, Chicb o,U ll. by h. it. Parchen & Co.. dcaggists. Melena. ;K. RES scoIO , MA.JBLE GRANITE H Y MONUMENTS * t AND * Headstones. IIELENA. - - MON LYON & HEALY S ATH I MoCyROFS ,CHcAo. Catnsnlue of ian Inland romn d, - Unn.arms and Eisipmentl n. i'n Fn InllusteNionr dh crltg usury o eUa r rileo .adll bynf endoroDlum C.rp l, ncldSigLa RepalOc blhair rWak Trimmois, etc. h 05n.n cise Eie wosld h f Comto R " -Ban .te, lod Aatrsipi f u sd i .rt.R-La. ws ond Ci h . icd Lit of uld Mu*0 THE CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL R'Y. o I the Fast Mail Short Line from St. Paul and Minneapolis via La Crosse and Milwau kee to Chicago and all points in the East. ern tautes and Canada. It is the ouly line under one management between St. Paoul and Chicago, and is the Finest Equipped Railway in the Northwest. It is the only line running Pullman Drawing-room Sleep ing oars with luxurious smoking-rooms, and the finest dining-cars in the world, via the famoul "Hivl Bank Route," along the sthores of Lake l'epin and the beautiful Mississippi river to Milwaukee and Chioe. go. Its trains connect with those of the Northern lines in the Grand Union depot at St. Pauln. No change of oars of any class I betwleen St. Paul and Chicago. For through tickets, time tables, and full information, apply to any coupon ticket agent in the northwest. wAerkly for ran aIliaucin in _oar vie nity iOMEan Iicr y Nueery ic~tkt r e..oroac , to L. L MAY A (C().. Nuiser~uien, 1lirlati and N-edm.on St. l'aul, fIian. First National BankS**** 03' HELENA, MONT. PAID U CAPITAL .- $500,000 SURPLUS AND PROFITS, 700,000 Designated Depoasitory of the Uni ted States. Interest Allowed on Time Deposits. General Banking Buslaes Transsoted. Safety Deposit Boxes for Bent. Directers. S. T. HAUSER, - President E. W. KNIGHT. . - Cashier T. H. KLEINOSHMIDT, - Asst. Cashier (lEO. H. HILL, - 2n& Asst. Cashier Granvillo Stuart, . - tockgrower Hon. T. C. Power. - - U. S. denator J. C. Curtin, - Clarke, Conrad & Curtin R. S. Hamilton, - - - Capitalist O. B. Allen, M-Ining ana Stookgrower Chas. K. Wells. - - - Merchant A. I. Holter. A. M. Holter Hardware Ce Assoclated Banks. Northwestern National Bank, - Great FaUl Firet National Blank, - - Misnnoule, First National Bank. - - Botis The Thomas Cruse Savings BANK, OF HELENA. Incorporated Under the Laws of Montana, PAID IN CAPITAL, - $100,000 THOMAS CRUSE. - President FRANK H. CRUSE, - Vice President WM. J. COOKE, - See. and Asst. Treas W. J. SWEENEY. - - Treasurer Board of Trustees. Thomas Cruse, ' Frank H. Cruse. W. J. Cooke. Johp Fagan, W. J. Sweeney. Allows 4 per cent. interest on Savings Depeolts aompounded January and July. Transacts a general banking business. Draws exchange on the principal cities of the United Leates and Europe. Deals in county and city bonds, and makes ]eans on real estats mortgages. Office hours from 10 a. u. to 4 p. m. Also on Saturday and Monday evenings from 7 to i o'clock. Second National Bank.... OF HELENA, MONT. PAID UP CAPITAL, - $75,000 SURPUS AND PROFITS, $25,000 A General Banking Business Transacted. E. D. EDGERTON, - President C. K. COLE, - - Vice President GEORGE B. CHILD, - Cashier JOSEPH N. KENCOK, - Ast. Cashier Board of Directors. J. B. Sanford. C. G. Evans. H. W. Child, S. J. Jones, 0. C. Swallow, Chris Kenok, k. D. Edgerton, C. K. Cole, George B. Child. ontana National Bank. OF HELENA, MONT. UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY. Capital Paid In - $500,000 Surplus and Profits, - $200,000 Dlrectors. 0. A. BROADWATER, - President L. G. PHELPS, - - Vice President R. L. MoCULLOH, - - Cashier S. E. ATKINSON, - - Aest. Cashier A. G. Clarke. Herman Gans, H. F. Galen. Peter larson, C. W. Cannon. R. C. Wallace. David A. Cory. erchants National Bank OF HELENA, MONT. UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY. Paid in Capital, $350,000 Surplus and Profits, - $ 90,000 L. H. HERSHFIELD, - - President A. J. DAVIDSON, - - Vice President AARON HERSHFIELD, - - Cashier S Board of Directors. Thomas Croes, M. Sands, S. S. Huntley, A. I. Plescott, A. J. Davidson, ]loses Morris L. H. Hershfield. Aaron llereshiold, J. Switzer. First-class City, County and State Securities bought and sold. Exchange issued on the principal cities of th United btatcste and Europe. Transfers of money made by telegraph. Interest allowed on time deposits. Collections promptly attended to. toxes for rent at reseonable prices in one of the best constructed fire and burglar proof safe depo-ir vanlts in the country. The American National. BANK, OF HELENA. CAPITAL. - - $200,000 T. C. POWER, - - President A. J. SELIGMAN, - Vice-President A. C. JOHNSON, - - Cashier GEO. F. COPE, - Assistant Cashier Dlrectore. T. C. Power, A. J. Seligman. A. C. Johns n. Richard Lockey. James Sullivan. Interest allowed on time deposits. Exchange issuned on principal cities of the United States, Canadaand Europe. Transfers of money made by telegraph. Collections promptly attended to. City, county and state securities bought and sold. NO. 4400. J elena National Bank . . . OF HELENA, MONT. CAPITAL, - - $500,000 Transacts a General Banking Busi ness. JOHN T. MURPHY, - President SHIRLEY C. ASHBY, - Vies President FRANK BAIRD, - - - Cashier Interest alloweod on time deposite. Exchange issued on foreign countries. Transfer :f monoey b' telegraph. First-class city, county and state esO.urities Iought and sold. Collections promptly attended to. Board of Directors. John T. Murphy. Shirley C. Aelhby, I'. W. MeAd.s, Frank Lair. has. K. Wells, J. P. Wiolman, E. . Maclay, W. i. ('uilen, Joe. 8 Mndenhall. Abner B. Clements; It H. Ford. A. A. McDonald. J. P. Porter. J L. SMITH, J Freight andl Transfer L , HELENMA, MONTANA. All kindn of merchandla and other freightb Includng ores. d promptly tranaferril froim the Lepno. Orders will receive prompt attention. uryiO-At J. Fe'.diberg's tle sai at the 1)l)u4.