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A GOLD MINE N r Lt
Recent Developments in the KENWOOD district, comprising the Bradford, SBrooke and Syndicate Additions to Helena, make the above statement almoa. 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 BiKENWOOD " 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. 7 ". MUT - , 214, 215, 216, POWER BUILDING, HELENA, MONTANA. THE ASYLUM HIS CASTLE Death of One of the Most Remark able Lunatics of the Century. "Count" Van Courtland Had Lived in Bloomingdale Fifty Six Years. Even Tradition Had Lost the Cause of His Malady in the Lapse of Time. "Count" Van Courtland is dead at last. Everybody familiar with Bloomingdale lunatio asylum will feel this to be a per sonal loss, as the "count" had been in that institution fifty-six years and four months, and everybody knew him who knew any thing about the asylum, says the New York Recorder. He was the most courtly man in New York. Whenever visitors came to the corridor where he set outside his room he rose to his feet and made them a courtly bow. Sometimes be spoke to them in well chosen, polite language, for he was under the delusion that Bloomingdale was his private residence and the lunatics about him his dependents. Medical super intendents succeed each other in long pro cession during his term, but he treated them all alike as his subordinates in the mammoth sanitarium which it was his whim to project and sustain. "Count" Van Courtland died Saturday evening at the age of 90. He was the oldest lunatic in the state of New York and prob ably in America. There is no record of any man living in an asylum as long as he did in Bloomingdale. When he first went to Bloomingdale that institution had been in existence only thirteen years, though George III. had given crown lands for the purpose fifty years before. The "count" belonged to a family dis tinguished for its fidelity to the colonists during the wars of 1776 and 1812. The mansion of the Van Courtlands in Frank fort street received and Gen. Washington twice and Lafayette several times. It was one of the finest in the young city daring colonial times. Thile count's grandfather was one of the early Dutch settlers. liH established himself at Middletown, Conn., when Middletown was ahead of New York in the importance of its business interests. As shipbuilders and for traders, the Van Courtlands thrived and grew wealthy. One brancb of the family thereupon moved to the rapidly growing town of New York and opened a enerral store on the corner of Pearl and Wall streets. To this branch of the family the "count" belonged. Nobody in Bioomingdale now knows why the cornl was list committed. The physi einns believe thot he was always weak minded, but there is a tradition to the ef feat that be was committed on account of a deul in which he killed his antagonist. it.nweier trus iray be, he has certainly tern inenane for tui last quarter of a eon itrry. Wii:~e ) at edinitted he was known as i:ain "4r. Vtu Courtland." His elder lr-tiii-r then bore the title of "the count," reonerred on bhin by the early wits of New oerk beeusse As was the Beau lirummol of the period--in .rviut eo drses and manners the most elen.eit nan rlie cty then boasted. After tie eid!er brotuer died the title was rcirfe: red on th,e lpti-nrt in Bloomingdale, er-d he irs berme it ,rr since. 'lie cout C rru vCrr suave and complni srunt. It err .1 cuItion of tihe I hyscian to c.:sult hir, ,rl.abt Cnry clhautes that were to be made i. his ce.itle. 'Jlherefr'eitesrowth and the wurdr extension of what he supposed was his private charity was a matter of gratifcation to him. He was allowed per feet freedom, and up to five years ago was in the habit of visiting Wall street three times a week, where he studied stocks and made imaginary arrangements, all of which turned out well. At the age of 85 the count's sight and hearing began to fail him. This was espe cially annoying as he was then engaged on a family history which he would intrust to no other hand. On finding he could not continue the work he tore up the manu script, amounting to upward of 700 pages. In figure the count was tall and thin. His face was clean shaven, and his profile fit for a cameo. His death was due to old age. The body was removed by an undertaker acting under instructions from a represent ative of the family. All the immediate relatives of the count have long been dead, and the gentleman who acts as a committee of his person is the eighth to hold that po sition. The others have all passed away. The Famous Shenandoah Valley. In order to accommodate persons who wish to examine West Virginia, Maryland and the famous Shenandoah valley of Vir ginia, arrangements have been made to run excursions on September 15th and 29th to points in the Shenandoah valley from Chi cago, Ill., and all points on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad west of the Ohio river, and from Cincinnati and intermediate points on the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern rail road and Ohio & Mississippi railway. Rate, one limited fare for the round trip. From Chicago to Winchester, Middletown, Wood stock, Harrisonburg and Staunton, Va., $17.25, and from Cincinnati $12.50. To Lexington, Va.. from Chicago, $18, and from Cincinnati $12.50. Tickets will be good for thirty days and to stop off east of Ohio river. Further information may be obtained from O. P. McCarty, G. P. A., B. & O, B. W. R. R., and W. B. Shattuok,: ~G P. A., O. & M. Ity., Cincinnati, O.; L. S. Allen, A. G. P. A.. B. & O. I. R., "The Rookery" building, Chicago, Ill., or any ticket agent of the above named roads. Those seeking desirable homes should not fail to take advantage of this exceptional opportunity to visit the upper southern states, which are now attracting the atten tion of people in all sections of the United States. Publications, maps, etc., will be forward- ed free by M. V. Richards, land and immi gration agent, B. & O. R. it., Baltimore, Maryland. Things Worth tenmembering. That it is dangerous to stand near a tall tree or spire during a thunder storm: that the southwest corner of the cellar is the "'cyclone safety point;" that there is no medicine so universally applicable to sick ness as fresh air and sunshine; that blowing out the gas. before retiring is funny-to everybody except the man who tries it; that you may swear as habrd as you please, but it will not remove grease spots; that the Wisconsin Central is the most popular route to Milwaukee, Chicago, and points east and south. For tickets, etc., apply to ouy ticket agent. Pleasant .Jorrueys. Pleasant journeys can always be had via the Wisconsin Central line. The employees are courteous and obliging, the sleeping and dining cars and day coaches are peers of any in the northwest. The leaving hours at principal terminal points are conven ient, and the depots are centrally located. Altogether It is the most desirable route in either direction between St. 'Paul, Minne spolis, Ashland and Duluth and Milwaukee and Chicago. ''ry it and be convinced. Are You Suffering From back ache, inflammation of the blad der, drick dust deposit or stone in the blad der, or in fact any derangement of the kidneys or urinary organs? If thus afflllicted do not lose time and wastemoney on worth. less liniments and worse plasters, but strike at the seat of the disease at once by using the greatest of all known remedies, the cel etrated Oregon Kidney 'Ten. I'lensant to take., purely vegetable. Satisfaction every time. Theior genIi , a'li0 , en' t el '.-l,,i ia rl he Pys tlir rra'i isa`., h"l, a sp eIf liltle till. ' h,,y plec.r thne., who i,", ith.,,,. ,.rr-r'e Little liar h'ills may we-1 lJ. territ p-rftlo~l. ('orrpetilie aI ti beware "kS, eked ilnto a cock. aLehat" t'lha ice live. SeUU adi. AT A SACRIFICE. After an extraordinary rush upon our stock of Wines, Cigars and Liquors, after our positive announcement that we must close out, we have now on hand that must be closed out immediately Fifty-Five Barrels of Bond & Lillard Spring of 1887 Whiskies, Besides numerous other brands, that we will close out either in part, by the gallon or barrel, or the entire outfit, at PRICES THAT WILL ASTONISH YOU. Cigars, Wines and Fancy Liquors are still being offered at PRICES NEVER BEFORE HEARD OF. We wish to announce to the family trade that we are able to stock their cel lars and pantries with the most delicious Whiskies, Wines and Fancy Liquors at prices never before heard of. We still wish to impress upon the minds of the public that when we say that we must positively close out WE MEAN BUSINESS. Give us a call. I.L. ISRAEL & CO. THE COOK AMALGAMATOR. THE COOK AMALGAMATOR may take the plae of the ordinary mil tables and operate close up to the batteries, or it works with splendid results on the tailings from other amalgamating devices. It is CHEAP. DESIRABLE AND EFFICIENT, and will save ninety-nine per cent. of all the metals which will amalgamate, no matter how fine, and the Soured quick in the tailings from other amalgamating apparatus. There are very many places is Montana where the Cook Amalgamator will pay for itself every month. I Will Guarantee Satisfaction Where I Advise the Purchase, SEND FOR CIRCULAR. G. C. Swallow, Helena, Sole Agent for Montana, Having declined the plae of State Mine Inspector, I am now breBared. t examine and report on mines, and aid in buying and selling the same. I have had porty-five years' experience in mining. G. C. SWALrow. See Amalgamator at my Office from 9 to 12 A. 1. T -E . ''D.EEST 'FIRM" IN, TIHE. CIT'Y. *CLARKE, CONRAD CURTIN, J/AJDWJARE - STOVES.° We now have upon our floor Refirier0ators, the Finest and Most Complete Lawn Sprinklers, Ice Boles, . Lines of all kinds of Rubber Ice Cream HOUSE Garden Hose, Freezers, FURNISHING GOODS, HoseRels, Hose Nozzles, and at prices to suit everybody. Lawn Mowers, *IRON AND STEEL MINING SUPPLIES. 'l=E-,lEP';-NE. NTO. ©O. S. ý2.ý'.ZW '1'