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No Mlarket in the West Is Better Supplied With Fruit, Game and Vegetables. From the First Strawberries in December to the Last Peach in October, The Goods Have Been Excellent, the Supn. ply Large and the Price Reasonable -Poultry, Game, Vegetables. The housekeeper and thosewho love iood living who now reside in Helena can con gratulate themselves on having advantages which were unknown only a few years ago. And in addition they can also be assured that in many things they can live as econ omically, if not more so, than they did "back home." They can, at least, furnish their tables just as well. Helena I. par ticularly well situated as a market for fish, game, fruit and vegetables. To get the ad vantage of a long haul, the railroads make good rates on produce from the far south to Helena, and when the season in the south closes, that in California begins. Then follows Oregon, next comes Washington, then Utah and Idaho. P. 8. Lindsay & Co., the largest ship. pars in Montana of game, fish, fruit and p.roduce, tell a somewhat interesting story of how the seasons run, and illustrate how well a family can live here, and at a rea sonable cost. The season just passed has been an excellent one for fruit, in that there has not only been an abundant supply, but it has been of excellent quality and very reasonable in price. Take peaches for instance. They began to come in about the middle of Augusa, the first being of California growth. At retail they were $2 a box, containing from eighteen to twenty-five pounds. Soon they became more plentiful, the price dropped to $1 a box fqr the very best, and in some cases they were sold as low as 75 cents. Peaches will last during the present month, but those to arrive will be higher in price and not of so good a quality as are now in the market. Watermelons began to arrive in the Hel ena market in June. The flrst lot came from Texas and sold for six cents a pound. These were followed by consignments from California, Washington. Utah and Idaho, the price dropping to two cents a pound. At this price there are yet more on the mar ket, and will be during this month. Of plums there has been a plentiful supply, starting in the beginning of the season at from one to two dollars a orate, and now bringing $1.25 and $1.50. This fruit will last for some time. In apricots and nec tarines there has also been a good quantity, of a most delicious flavor, retailing for ten cents a pound. The lover of grapes has had no cause to complain. The receipts have been large, the quality excellent, and of varieties to please any palate. There are the small but sweet Concorde and Delawares, retailing for 50 cenas a basket, containing seventeen or eighteen pounds, coming from the east. From the west we have the Muscat, Tokay, Emperor, Rose de Peur and others, worth 40 to 50 cents a basket inHelena, and bring ing twice that in New York. But it is in berries that Montana is fortunately favored. It seems that Helena is situated just in the right longitude and latitude to have the luscious strawberry at all seasons, at reasonable prices, when other cities do not have them at all, or else pay exorbitantly for them. This year the sea son lasted from December until in August, and this is how it was. The first came from Florida; then came those from Southern California, followed by a shipment from the northern part of that state. Next we had the fine tasting, splendid keeping Hood river berry from Oregon; then the Washington berry; next from Western Montana; then from the Bitter Root, next from the Prickly Pear valley, and the wind up in August with the Gallatin product. They ranged in price from 50 cents for the Florida fruit down to 15 cents, the average for the season being 20 cents. Raspberries also have been plen tiful, and as late as the middle of Septem ber they were on sale in Helena, raised in East Helena, the delicious mountain vari ety, retailing for 30 and 35 cents for a heap ing full basket. Canteloupes, as a rule, are not extra nice when they arrive in Helena, and in this re spect differ from every other fruit or melon sold. They varied in price from six to 12% cents. The season of western apples is about over in Helena, the Missouri product now having the call. From now on only the eastern-grown varieties will be found in abundance, and they range in price from $4 to $4.75 a barrel. These are the fall va rieties. Next week the first big shipment of. oranges for the season will arirve in the shape of a carload of Mexicans. They will retail at from $5.50 to $6.00 a box, the boxes running from 128 to 200 oranges each. They will be followed later by the California fruit. Helena has b een without oranges during only one month in the past year, and the outlook is that they will be plenti ful and cheap during the next twelve months. Bananas are nearly always in the market, but the Trice is rather high, rang ing from 50 cents to $1 a dozen. As a rule there is always plenty of fish in the Helena market, the average price being 20 cents a pound. Just now we have trout, white fish, pike, pickerel, salmon, halibut and sturgeon. Oysters, also are coming in quiet freely, those in bulk selling for 80 cents a quart, the canned article costing 50@i60 cents according to size. Poultry has been rather scarce and high during the summer and fall, but from now on it is expected to come in more free ly and be cheaper. Chickens are selling at 20 cents a pound and turkeys at 25. Game is in fairly good supply. and is getting bet ter right along. You can buy a mhllard for $1, or a teal for 50 cents. Wait until the first of November and you can buy grouse, prairie chicken or quail. Later on you can have a bear steak or some venison, In the way of vegetables the strictest vegetarian would have no cause to com plain. The best potato grown, that raised In Montana, dry and mealy, is now retail ing for 75 cents a hundred, while last year they cost two cents a pound. Of the sweet variety there is an abundance, the Jersey costing six cents a pound and the California five. There are fipe beefvtoak tomatoes costing six cents a pound; delicious egg plants, from Utah, ten centsa pound; crisp, tender celery. 60 cents a dozen; fine squash and rutabagas at five cents a pound, and all the winter vegetables, looking as tempt ing as can be. Early in January green peas, string beans and lettuce will be in the market. Bo..s' ersey suits in heavy goods, only $=.50 at H. Tonn'e. Blue Points at the motor waiting room. Samn'l K. Davis' Speclal. INVEISTMENT STOCKS. Bald Butte, four 250-share certificates, $200. 1,000 Helena and Victor, $2.25. 5,000 Iron Mountain, 82.4 cents. 5,000 Copper Bell, 10 cents. 800 and 1,200 Cumberland, $2. :1,000 Cumberland in lots P. T. 6,241 0. R. & N., 43 cents. Any of the above stocks are good pur chases at these prices. Rooms 26 and 27, Bailey Block. Artificial flowersin hanging baskets just ar rived at The ooe Hive. Dr. Ai. G. Parsons. Oculist and aurist, has removed to the Granite block, room 18, over Klein ashmidt's storeo M, Thomas . opneen opined tblh tri n -igb s btaemen t last evening ,t Mihii' Wi*h a finaly flnthed preentationUot lieh.. lieu, One oa thhe finished stage portraitt whih lie'in the memory. The audience was one of the most cultured ever sen in Helena. The craftty nature of the great cardinal war powerfully placed before the audience and drew p number of curtain calls. Mr. Keene is assisted by a company a of good players who by their oensol0ei tions work do much to support the acting of Mr. Keene. It was the opening of the season and Manager Remington received many congratulations over the comfortable con dition of the house, it being the frst time the new steam heating plant was put in operation. Louis XI will be presented this evening, the engagement closing with Richard III Saturday night. There will be no matinee to-morrow. JOTTINGS ABOUT TOWN. The Entre None club will give its frit dance this evening. James Gillmour was admitted to citizen ship in the district court yesterday. There will be a meeting of the B. P. O. Elks this evening at eight o'clock sharp. A marriage license was issued yesterday t to t. G. Darnetd and Mrs. Minnie Cole, both of Great alls. One ofthe pleasantest receptions of the season was given by Mrs. Brdden at 5108 Benton avenue last evening in honor of her guest, Miss Romaine Braden, of Indianap olis, Ind. The Sage Creek Sheep company was in. corporated yesterday by Leslie H. Hamil ton and Lizzie M. Hamilton. Capital stock I $150000 in $100 shares. Operations to be carried on in Fergus county. i The Epworth league of the Methodist a church will give a weigh social at the home of J. R. Wright, 1115 North Benton avenue, a west side, to-night. Fat people are spe cially invited and others will be cordially welcome. Crockery. glassware, lamps tinware, sliver ware and fancy goods F.J. Edwards,19 outh a Main street. Men's winter underwear is now in at The Bee h Hive, and prices are lower than ever. Can spit erveyrone. Heavy weights from $1 per suit up- vi wards. _ n PERSONAL. H. W. Child, manager of the Boulder w Smelting company, has returned from the east. Judge Bedell, chief postmaster inepector for this divsion, is expected back from Chi- di cago Sunday. bh Hon. Allan R. Joy, member of the World's ci Fair board of managers for Montana from ot Park county, came from Livingston yester- In day. Col. Charles D. Curdis is reported as getting along well with his fractured leg no and other injuries. There seems to be no isl doubt whatever now about the bones be knitting, both below the knee and at the ro hip. be United States Marshal Furay was in Boulder this week getting signatures of on lawyers to a petition asking the president 1iC to appoint Judge Hiram Knowles to the ar vacancy caused by the death of Judge go Lorenzo Sawyer. thi M.. Arrivals at The Helena. E. B. Coffin. New Will E. Fay, New York. Ydrk. F. W. Bacon, Marys E. L. Whitmore, Marys- ville. ville. R. A. Day, City. C.. Tooker, city. J. S. Tooker, city. Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Mrs. Baker, New York. Keene, New York. Frank Henning. New W. F. Dickson, New York. York. Walter C. Mathews, Eugene Underwood, St. New York. Paul. Mrs. Thomas Weir, Dr. F. P. Tower, city. G:anite. J. B. Clayberg. city. Capt J. K. Ward, Ft. C. F. Kretchmer, Chi- Assineboine. cago. o . IR. Whitney, Brook W. P. Hudson, St. lyn. Louis. H. Wiley, Jr.. New Rev. J. B. Reid, Jr. York. Great Falls. W. E. Nichols, Cooke. J. W. Luke, city. Chas Duffin, Manhat Allan H. Joy, Living- tan. ston. J. H. Finin, Butte. Matt. J. E. Dawson, Julius Simonson, New Butte. York. S. L. Crane and wife, W. l4. itiddell, and lady, Wickes. Elkhorn. Gee. W. Mueller. Elk- J. E. Gaylord, Butte. horn. J. A. Talbott. Butte. Edward G. Thomas, Wm. F. Foray, Deer Denver. Lodge. John lavelle. city. J. J. Buckley, Mis H. P. iarnes, Chicago. souls. H. D. Shackleford. J F. Welmescary, Chi Cincinnati. cage. Gee. F. Kleinberger. F. P. Moulton, New New York. York. Arrivals at the Grand Central. Samuel Jackson, Liv- John G. Lewis, Castle. ingston. ieo. G. Campbell, George Edwards, Lewis- Syracuse. town. Mary Edwards, Dallas, Frank B. Edwards, Dal- Tax. las. Tex. J. (C Lenhart and wife, Thee. Schweitzer, Mad- White Sulphur Spge. ison. G. B. De Pew, Dona E. A. De Pew, Don- giar.Mich. giar, Mich. Mrs. Martha P. Brown, F. D. Howe, KErns Ft. Shaw. City. Gee. F. Cowan, Boul Geo. J. Bottcher, Elk- der. horn. Carl Ahrendt. Balti John Murphy. Avon. more. F. M. Jones, Chicago. J. Berg. Townsend. P. Devine. Wardnor. Mrs. l. Ebner, Great W. A. (obbh. St. Paul. alls. W. J. Bingham, An- F. 5. Morrison. Great Wgusta. Falls. W C. Wiley, Seven-Up A. D. Churchill, Pete. Deweys. Ben Prien, Marysville T. Allen. Diamond. Jamis Burns, Marsy- W. H. Moran, Dallas, ville. Teax. Sydney Huntington, John Bean, City. San Francisco. W. J. l*ennen, city. The largest line of dolls ever shown in Helena can be een at The Bee Hive. This firn imports all of this line of goods direct, thereby saving the profit of the middle man; therefore the lower prices than their competitors. Excursion Rates to California. On the 15th of each month the Northern Pacific railroad will sell round trip tiekets to California points as follows: Helena to San Frnncisco and return, going via Portland and returning same way, $75. To San Francisco, going via Portland and returning via Ogden and Silver Bow,' $90. To Los Angeles, going and returning via Portland, entering San Francisco in one direction either going or returning, $89. To Los Angeles, going via Portland and San Francisco and returnine same route, $98. To Los Angeles, going via Portland and San Francisco, returning via Sacramento and Ogden, $99.50. Tickets will be limited for sixty days for going passage, wittl return at any time within the fiunl limit of six months. A. D. EDoanu, Gen. Agt., Helena, Mont. CHAR. S. FEg, G. P. & T. A., St. Paul, Minn. Union Pacific System. The only line running free reclining chair care between Montana and the east. Folid vestibule trains with elegant diners, colonist and Pullman sleeping cars. The only line that can route passengers eastward via Salt Lake, Denver, Omaha or Kansas City. Round trip excursion tickets for Salt Lake and ]'acific coast points sold on the 15th of each month. Round trip excursion tickets for Denver, Omaha. Kansas City, it. Paul, St. Louis and Chicago, on sale daily. No lay over at Butte or Pocatello (as formerly.) For further particular call on address Ii. O. WILSON, Freight and Pass. Agent. 28 North Main street. Things Worth Rememberlng. 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 "ocyclone safety point;" that there is no medicine so universally applicable to sick nese as fresh air and sunshine; that blow ing out the gas, before retiring is funny-so everybody except the man who tries it; that you may swear as hard as you please, but it will not remove grease spots; that the Wisconsin Central is the most popular route to Milwaukee, Chicago. and coints east and south. For tickets, etc., apply to any ticket agent. 9 What the Good Crops a ut. i. noas Over the Countr ' ! iat Soon Result in, in SOeoar Btan4ord Plediot g Great , -Amount of Railroad Bua in the Waet, i lelan and Mi batanc as a Whole Will ie Prolt to a Large teant Ii the Turn of the Tide, it Oscar Bradford, of Chicago, is ambng the visitors in Helena, having arrived a day or two ago. In addition to being one of the leading business men of Chicago, he is largely interested in Helena, and in con neotion with other gentlemen his holdings A here represent a good many thonaag dol lars. He has done a great deal to interest Soutside capital not only in Helena, but in the state as well. The Dearborn canal is r one of the enterprises which owes its in caption to him, while he takes an active part in all those things which go to make a prosperous city. Talking yesterday of the business and financial situation in the east, e hesaid: "Matters are simply moving along in accordano6 with the law of cause and affect. There is but little life except in stock and grain speculation and moving crope. Those who had loaded themselves up during the previous season of real estate and wild-cat stock inflation are drawing in their resources with a view of liquidation, which process is rapidly going on. Every man who was nipped by the frost of panic last year is at work in the effort to reduce his holdings to money, and while doing so vows with much emphasis that he will never be caught again. Such sums as may be left after payment of debts, will be accumulated in bankers' hands, creating a large surplus of idle funds whioh, when the fear of further trouble is over, will be precipitated on to the market for proitable investment. In wholesome dread of the fire which burnt their fingers before, a strict discrimination will be exer. cised in favor of first-class railroad and other bonds which cah be quickly cashed. In consequence of the demand, the advance in the value of junior securities will attract notice, and soon anything that is embel ished with a pretty picture will go. A big bond market is the opportunity of the rail road builders, and the next thing on the sol boards, especially if the next crop be a good nu one, will be a wild furore for railroad exten- J pion, the theater of which will be the west- lib ern states and territories. Montana will get the Burlington and Northwestern, with the Milwaukee & St. Paul a close third. hi Many branches will be constructed Iopr hb local feeders. Such new roads as Helena needs should be now incorporated and scr- for veyed, so as to ride on the flowing tide of pri speculation. his "A widespread soeeulation in real estate kee is not an evidence that general business is kn good, but rather the reverse. As a love of ma art and luxury indicate the decadence of a people, so does such speculative fevers mean that profitable opportunities in cc, legitimate business are few, and that a ken break up is near at hand. The exoeptions cos to this rule are cities which will be bene fited by the advent of new railroads, of br which Helena is a notable example, The of cyele of dry weather, bad crops andcdimin- Ste ished volume of immigration to the, west is asi past, we may look for a season of ample moisture and abundant crops, which .means one the resumption of the march of population on toward the mountains and the setting suann. th While at present there seems a stringency six had little hope for future activity, this very condition will bring about, as before f stated, and by natural causes, a reverse coc state of affairs, which will particularly af- sae, feet Montana and Helena. Hence the time is opportune for starting railroads and go ing through the preliminary steps prepara- the tory to the employment of the printing cos presses. The next three years will see wild eth times in Helena and a period of improve ment not now dreamed of. While it now N seems impossible to float a railroad to sin Castle. in a short time bonds can be sold to send trains to the moon." the The World Enriched. The facilities of the present day for the production of everything that will condnee to the material welfare and comfort of mankind are almost unlimited and when Syrup of Figs was first produced the worle was enriched with the only perfect laxative known, as it is the only remedy which is truly pleasing and refreshing to the taste end prompt and efectnal to cleanse the system gently in the spring time, or, in fact, at any time, and the better it is known the more popular it becomes Infants' cloaks. skirts. vests, hosiery, etc., in great variety at The Bee Hive at eastern prices. Geo. H. Taylor, dentist, Denver block. The Bee Hive has just received 200 dozen men's neckties, worth $1 each; which they are selling at a uniform priceof 50c. A New Proprietor. The Bristol. formerly known as the Wooldridge house, situated at the corner of South Main and State streets, has been pur chased and thoroughly renovated by the popular and well-known caterer to the pub lic comfort, Finlay Urqunhart, which is an assurance that the patrons and the publio in general will receive the utmost courtesy and attention. Reasonable rates to tran sient guests. Rooms by the day, week or month. Patronage solicited. Jonuvin'skid gloves in evening shades worth $2 are being sold this week at.he Bee Hive for 750. Everything first-etass at the Helena Cafe A Great Snap. Everyone seems to be offering bargains nowadays, but of all the snaps now being thrown open is the stock of dry goods clothing and gents' furnishing goods by M Lisaner, in the Novelty block on Main street. You can get dry goods at your own price. HELENA IN BRIEF. Jackson's music store, Bailey block. Select Knights, A. O. U. .V. Meets evenry Friday. A regular assemibly of Montana Legion No. I SelectKnights. convenes at thenir allU. in Odd Fellows Temnle, this evening at 7:80 o'clock sharp. (Comrades or eister legions are cordially invited to attend. . A. DONNEl Y Select Commander. N. P. WAI1'ER.k, Becorder, CITY AUCTIONEERS. Household Goods. lorses and Cattle will be sold at publle auction at low commissIons. Also auction sales will be conducted evenr evening at our place of business, 102 South Main street, corner Wall. HOLCBERG & RIECHNITZ, Auotoasers. Your Fort Ildl Beanilf Attention. Ladles, If you desire a beautiful, shapely bust plump esk, arms and rbhoelders. true to nature, by a simple but se.ontli tresameut, enloreed by emli cent physlcians. Aheolatel narautnud. Beti .-.Qetl condentiaL GrL r or atlQes Mme lalEILIYI te Ur t» t . . . . . 3,n ,ý t' .trms We are now ofering in our, *FUR DEPARTMENTI Extra Values in JAr, NEWMARKETS, SACQUES, CAPES, MTVFFS, BOAS, COLLARS OF SEALSKIN, SABLE, MINK, LYNX, ASTRACHAN, BEAVER, BEAR, OPOSSUM, THIBET AND OTHER FASHIONABLE FURS. lrn Our Gloak Department We are showing the Latest Importations in Fur Trimmed Cloth Garments and an immense assortment of Plush Jackets,* Sacques, Capes I and Newmarkets, at reasonable prices. "i" BLANKET1 DEPARTMENT. We have just placed on sale several cases of White and Colored Blankets, at very attractive prices, and also display an elegant collection of Down Quilts, Pillows and Cushions, in Satin, China Silk and Satines, at correspondingly low prices. i - INSPECTION INVITED. .* SANDS BROS. MIONTANA Business College. We are grieved to see studente going out from Ssohool after a few weeks' course in some bul ness college (oar own not excepted), only half fitted to pbrform the ordinary duties of business life. It is true that we can furnish the fislahing touches in the soience of accounts to. and mask a first-class accountant out of a person who has had two or three years' experience in business for himself or his employer, in three months' time, for he realizes what his deficiencies are and what principles must necessarily be well impressed on his mind; but we cannot make a first-class book keeper eat of a student who has had no previous knowledge of actual business. in less than six months. 6 No school ean conscientiously advertise to complete a cenrse in either shorthand or book keeping in less time, for neither soience can be I completed in less time, to say nothing of other branches absolutely necessar to the qualification of a first-class stenographer or bookkeeper. Students often come to us, having been promised a situation by some business man, to qualify for one position, as if his whole sucoest depended on that one position. He asks us to fit him for that position in the short time of one month or six weeks. He performs his duties to the satis faction of his employer, perhaps, bat when he comes to cope with a firet-clase bookkeeper or stenographer, alasl he is "left." to use the school boy expression. A sad experience teaches many that it is better to be fully competent, though it cost more, than partially fitted, to cope with an ether. Now we want students to come for a term of six months, in which time we guarantee to give them a complete course, it they make good use of their time. The theory of bookkeeping will consume about four months, taking into consid eration the other necessary branches. The other t-7o months will be given to business practice. We mean to go further than advertis a business practice department. We shall have it in our school and get out of it the best results possible. We have the beet room for this department in Helena. reallzing that many students are not able to lay out much money in an education, we shall reduce tuition for six months from 650 to $40. This reduction will, we think, be appreciated by many students who are economic in their ex penditure of money. The reduction will take effect at once, and continue until Oct. 80, 1891. Although the Montana Business College has done but little advertising, except through its students, it has been well patronized, as students and others friendly to its existence are aware. This can be accounted for only in the fact that it was founded by men of integrity and morel worth, and kept alive on principles of true merit Its pr sent manager hopes to make it the ideal business college of Montana. It takes time to build up a school that will meet the approval of an intelligent people, such as we have in Mon tans. We solicit the hearty co-operation of all that have an interest in such an institution; also in vite you to come to Electric tuilding, corner Sixth and Park avenues, and learn something of the management and courses of study. Very respectfully, HOMER G. PHELPS, Prinoipal, Ming's Opera House. 4 J. C. REMINGTON, MANAGER. º -The Opening of the Regular Season- s THEBEE NIGHTS ONLY THURSDAY, OCT. 8, The Distinguished Tragedisa. Mr. THOMAS W. JEE jiE, And an excellent company of players in the fol lowing seleot repertoire: THIUDAY, ( RIGJ-IELIEU, IBIDAY LOUIS XI, SATURDAY, $lIGJ-IARD Ill. Prices: Sectlons A, B, Cl, I), 11.80 X, , ti ,dy moa Hi. B. PPLM BR --RELENA, MONTANA, DEALER IN----- INVESTMENT 8ECURITIES8 MONEY TO LOA On Improved Property and Ranches. Will purchase County, Sohoo. and niipal Bonds and Warrants, Commeroia Paper and Mortqage otes. N.. 16 Edwardm Stret. Merobhsat National Bank Buildink. Corr.sp.ond.ane. Soll WM. ERSKINE & CO., Plumbers and Gas Fitters SANITARY WORK A SPECIALTY. OUT OF TOWN WORK SOLICITE1 TELEPHONE 237. Merchants National Bank Building, Helena, Mo MERCHANTS HOTEL DINIING ROOM: NOW OPEl Under Management of the +MISSES NAGLE.: TERMS: Board, $7 Per Weok. Tickets, 21 Meals, $8 Per Week. Single Meals 50c, Ea LATEST! .m m m... . FIFTH EDITION!'" Sei)eral cars of Washburn-Gros by Go.'s "Best" Flour arriQed at J-lelena this Wveek, fresh from the great Washburn Mills, the largest and most perfectly equipped flour mills in the Wvorld. Our goods are handled in J-lelena only by ***""""" M. Reinig andt S*** A. R. Gates Grocery C GRAND Janrest Ball -A-BT Hotel May, [BI LDER HOT SPRINGS, iday Eve., Oct 9. MUUIGs Orton's Orchestra, of Butte. TICROKIE Intdliýng Ipper, 380.aa 0. . BECKWltI, MANOGER. SCENTRAL TYPEWRITING BUREAU, HARRISON & BEARY, Sto.ogaphers, Typewriters = and Accountants. ROOM 9, PrLT.smnr I .oo.. Noeleaa * e Mena * REAL ESTATE * J,. P. POHTER, Real B Estate, I i Mines. OFFICE: In Basement Power block, Corner Sixth Ave. and Main St., HELENA, a AND MINES. * TURKISH AND RUSSIAI BATHS. TurkIah Fah fl. Rumlan Bath 1. haIBm pd ower t Mo. lours 8 a. m. to 1Op P~er Ian ap d xIth aveonu, rooms rn - Ul,. .a _ RgWqag. rar