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AGODMN NEVERY !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 meKENWOOD 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. AL A. M U T -I 0 26 BIN H9 214, 215, 216, POWER BUILDING, HELENA, MONTANA. PHILOSOPHY OF CROOKS. How Cracksmen Find Out When Houses Are Unoccupied and Full of Plunder. Information Gained by a Kodak Fiend Sent Out Into the Country. Burglary as a Fine Art-What Is Sought by the Housebreaker-Goods Easily Disposed Of. This thing of amateur photography has Its disadvantages. If I had not been sent into the country by the managing editor, and if I hadn't secured a lot of charming views in a section rarely visited by the city man, and if I hadn't been there in my wife's sewing room trying to develop a lit tle picnic scene on the bank of a lake, I wouldn't have known when the burglar came in. How he got through the outer doors I will never know, for I forgot to ask him that, and there was no hint in the shape of jimmy marks or skeleton keys when the policeman came in the morning, says the Chicago Herald. He came across the dining-room floor with a perfectly noiseless step and stood there behind me without a movement or sound that could have attracted attention. Yet I knew he was there. I had known it for the past two minutes, and had been wondering what I would do. And when you are conscious that a felon, on the very act of perpetrating a crime, is standing within three feet of you, two minutes is a long time. Presently I turned around slowly and our eyes met. It did me a great deal of good to notice that he was as much startled as was I. Of course I was more accustomed to the degree of light given out by a ruby lantern, and could more accu rately measure my man. But it in no wise erases the fact that I was a terribly fright ened man. "Good evening," he responded. There was a hint of good breeding, but at the same time a hard quality in his tone, and together they provoked or encouraged me to demand, still in an ordinary voice, "What do you want?" "Well, I don't exactly know," he said. The situation appealed to what might have been sense of humor in him at a better time. and he seemed to have concluded not to retreat so long as he was not compelled to, and not to attempt any violence on a man who treated the visit as commonplace and inoffensive. "I never exactly know, you see," he said, "till I go over a house and see what sort of things they keep. homnetimes I go in with watoes on my mind, and then I am likely to pass plate or fone or esen money. And then I might go in thinking of nothing so much as money, and pass as many watches as I can carry. So mostly I just go in and take a survey, as they used to say in the railroad offies, and whatever seems to look best-that's what I want." "How long have you been at that busi nses?" I asked him. And my nerve was so good that I turned a little more developer over the film and watched it under the ruby light of the lantern. "Well, only three or four years as a regu lar business," he answered calmly and with just a hint of reflection. A moan doee'nt care to make a mistake when challenged on the matter of continuity. "But, of coin se, I had some experience before that. I used to go through the offices in the railroad building now and then; nod once in a while I would do what business I could in the of floes kept by my friends. I used to know lots of janitors. leut there is nothing in it. Rouses are worth more in a night than all the offices in a month-besides the risk. I tell you, when you steal anything from a railroad man you have to get up pretty early in the morning." "What sort of houses do you find most profitable?" I asked, pushing a chair to wards him with my foot. "Well, what you call poor people make the best suckers," responded the burglar, sitting down easily and crossing one leg over the other. "That's why I came here to-night." "Charmed, I'm sure," said I. "Yes," continued the burglar, "your real rich peop!e keep some one in the house whenever they are away, and you couldn't get in whenthey are at heme. What makes me mad is that every now and then these fellows that the rich Lnys leave in the houses for safe keeping steal a lot of truck and pries the front door open and does all sorts of things, and lays it all on us fel lows; and we never get a cent the benefit of it." This in a grieved and injured tone. "Of conise, the real poor, on the other hand, never have anything to take; but what is worse is that even if they did they never have a spare rooth. And you can't rob a house properly unless you have a spare room in case of emergency. Some times the man with a good situation down town is given to buying lots of jewelry, and pretty good at that. Well, of course, we know them and know their wives. We go down town and up town and all around town, and we get to knew all about these things; and then we find out where they live. They always have flats, unless they have so many children no one will rent flats to them; but if they have that, of course they don't get much money to spend on shine." This with a reflective tone again. "Lots and lots of people go out of town in the summer. Time was when its one but bankers and the like went to the country lakes for the hot season. But now any one can Lo. Of course, they leave the house empty, for they have no one to leave with it. And when they have been gone three or four days we find it out by the cironlars that lay on the front stoop, if they live in a bonse by themselves, or by the milkman that goes away without serving them every morning. And then when we have a chance we go through their places. They never leave any money. Generally need all that and more, too, to make a good show at the lakes. And they never leave any jewelry, either. Need that sometimes to raise money to get home on. But they always have ta bleware that is good, and it isn't very hard to carry. "The best furs I ever took in my life was the sets of married women in what you call common circumstances. How they ever got them is more than I know, but mebby they was the daughters of rich fathers that rat riod handsome young fellows. Handsome young fellows that marries rich girls always have to wait such an awful time till they get their money." He sat there looking around respectfully, and I wondered in what class he had concluded to locate me. "You never get much money in what you call a rich man's house. He always has a safe at the oflice or the store and he puts in there whatever he has. If he wants to pay a bill or buy anything he gives a check. So be don't carry anything. Young lawyers, if you hit them right, are the best people for cash. But generally they are hot sports and when they do start home with a roll they are liable to got into a game some where and drop it all. I have seen a man leave his office with *500 in a wad and when I looked through his pants at 1 o'clock there wouldn't be a thing but three white chips and a bunch of toothpicks. So, you see, you never can tell." "How did you con,, to get at this work?" I asked presoently, for he had caused speak ing and seemed iruspecting again. 'Oh, just because it was co easy," he said. "Anybody can steal if hoe acts hon est. It's kee:iing from getting caught that troubles a fellow. BIut when a main works every day in a certain place he can always stand off the ulhicere, even if they do pinch bin,." "But do you work, now?" I aeked a little surprised. "Oh. yes. I have to be on duty at eight in the morning." "Whore?" "On the north side. Well," and lie rose with that "f-must-gu" expression we all know so well. My wife had been n "rich man's daueh ter," and I trembled for her jewelry. For all I know he had it in his pockets now. And the sweat came out on liy face as I thought of my watch, lying carelessly out there on the dining room table. My wife always did the purohasing, and there was quite a little money in the dresser of her room. He may have been through the house before he came to me. "Well," I said, trembling, but hoping he did not notice it, "you have been treated pretty well here. 1 don't suppose you feel like carrying anything off." "Oh," in an argamentative tone, and yet with the ghost of a smile, as if he had really expected something better of himself, "business is business, you know." Pronounced Hopeless, Yet Saved. From a letter written by Mrs. Ada E. Hard, of Groton, S. D., we quote: "Was taken with a bad cold, which settled on my lungs, cough set in and finally terminated in consumption. Four doctors gave me up. saying I could live but a short time. I gave myself up to my Savior, determined if I could not stay with my friends on earth. I would meet my absent ones above. My husband advised roe to get Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, coughs and colds. I gave., it a trial, took in all eight bottles. It has cured me, and thank God I am now a well and hearty woman." Trial bottles free at R. S. Hale & Co.'s drug store; regular size, JOe. and $1. A Petrified 'Coon. S. R. Shelton, while cutting up a tree lap, which he had cut down for a rail tree eight years before, cut into a hollow, exposing what he thought wasa squirrel's nest. Upon opening a large orifice he drew from the hollow a dead 'coon, perfectly preserved from decay, which had lain there for eight years. The tree had fallen on the hole by which the 'coon had entered. It had died of starvation, and the body was preserved from decay, as is supposed, by the tan ooze of the red oak tree.-Covington (Tenn.) Record. Good Looks. Good looks are more than skin deep, de pending upon a healthy condition of all the vital organs. If the liver be inactive, you have a bilious look; if your stomach be dis ordered you have a dyspeptic look, and if your kidneys be affected you have a pinched look. Secure good health and you will have good looks. Electric bitters is the great alterative and tonic; acts directly on these vital organs. Cures pimples, blotches, boils and gives a good complexion. Sold at R. S. Hale & Co.'s drug store; M00. per bot tle. The Weekly Independent, 12 pages, to Jan. 1, 1893, for $2. Excursion Rates to Callfornia. On the 1ith of each month the Northern Paciiic railroad will sell round trip tickets to California points as followe: Helena to San Francisco and return, going via Portland and returning same way, $75. To San Francisco, going via Portland ani returning via Ogden and Silver Bow. $90. To Los Angeles, going and returning via Portland, entering Sen Francisco in one direction either going or returning, $89. 'lo Lire Angeles, going via Portland and San Francisco and returning same route, To Los Angeles, going via Portland and San Francisco, returning via Sacramento and Ogden, $1re.50. Tickets will be limited for sixty days for going passage, with return at any time within the fina limit of six months. A. I). EniAn, Gen. Agt., Helena, Mont. CHAs. S. Ficr, G. P. & '. A., St. Paul, Minn Excurseon Itames Nast. The following low rates ure in effect via the Northern Pacific railroad: From Helena to St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth and West Huperior and return, $60. Helena tý. Mt. Louis and reti n, $;7r. Helena to Chinero and return, $8). These tickets are limited to iitree rnoo bs and ian be made to return via any ditect route. Itemeruber that the Northern Pacific Is the only line running solid v'atilblud trains thbroug to C8iciigo without change of care. A. I). Enuij , (Jen' Agent, Ielena, Mont. ('IAs. K. ire,, G. 1'. & T. A., St. Paul, Minn. Teachers N Employed -BY THE MOpTMA Business College. The teaohers now employed by the Montana Business College fof the year T891 and '92 are as fold lows: PROF. S. A. D. HAHN, Principal of Shorthand. EHis world in Phonopraphy and Penmanship is too wel known to need further comment. PROF. J. T. DAILY, of Omaha, Nebraska, is principal of Penmanship and Theory of Bookkeeping; also teacher of Com mercial Law. Prof. Daily has been principal and business manager of the Omaha Business College for the past five years. He has had 20 years' experience in business college work, and as a teacher of bookkeeping is unsurpassed, and is one of the best penmen in the United States. H. G. PHELPS has charge of the Business Prac tice department. This department of the school is designed to give a broader knowledge of business transactions than can be gained from the theory of bookkeeping alone. MISS KATE R. METZ. of Newark, Ohio, is principal of Typewriting and Assistant in Shorthand. Miss Metz comes well recommended by the celebrated shorthand man, Jerome B. How ard, of Cincinnati, Ohio. Students who come under her supervision will find her an excellent lady and well fitted to give instruction in the department which she has in charge. MRS. FANNIE CARTER gives her whole attention to Elo cution, Reading and Rheto c. The classes in reading and elocution are astounded to realize how well they can express the thoughts and actions of others. No school has a more efficient corps of teachers for the work they have in charge. Corner Sixth and Park Avenues. jitlti H;Y BLEMlINi it Io.\l'AN Y-A'T A ernterfur ook the tes of the Jcrwy Bsne Alining ,ioipauy. hard Uut. 1, al tie oiis, of the lmpansy. in teatca, a unajoat arnount of etoolcbiatgi t'pr.'isut~J. it wes vouad to, call a eps,,lsl ameeting 4,f the etoi+.t,,ldcre, at the sum puny a otlice, in eloena, noi tic, hral day of 1900 emtAF, at four o'cloiik p. is.. for thce tscrpem of ,clink upon thme propoesil to reo~rganize tics corn pany upon so asssesabtie stock baits. J. 0 U. iiUN U¶', Piessednt lhelena, Mont., Oat. 1. 189L The Leading * CLOTHIE RS Of Montana. WE ARE NOW EXHIBITING The most Full and Complete Stock of Fall and Win ter Clothing ever brought to the state, and we now invite inspection and comparison. We are display ing in our windows Lot 711 and 712 UNDERWEAR, which we are selling now at $2.00 Per Suit. Good value at $4.00, former price. Mothers will find a complete line of Children's Suits, Overcoats and Flan nel Waists. THE JBOSTON'S $5 SClOOL SUIT, Single and Double-Breasted, best value, and cannot be excelled in the northwest. We are the sole agents for Helena for the celebra ted Wright & Richards Fine Shoes for Gents, and can fit your feet at prices that will "fit" your pock etbook. Our fine Single and Double-Breasted Kersey Over coats, in the "Box" and Tight-Fitting backs, are the ",catch" of the season, and the young men are taking advantage of the opportnity to get an Overcoat equal ly as good as custom made, at less than one-half the tailors would charge them. Give us a call and be convinced of the truth of our statements. One CloPrice, Square Dealing Plain [igures Leading Clothiers.