We have received a dire
be Nothing finer
MOHA AND JA
C RECEIVED W
Importers of Havana
S BOARD AND 000% ()FPERED).
e. jfORT RENT--FURNISHED ROOM, WITH
or without board; furnace beat and bath.
S25 South Hodney street.
d- T1O. R ENT-ROOMS AND BOARD, 200
' Warrea street, corner Sixth ave.
NT FOR RENT-MINCELLANEOUS.
d FOR RENT-THEI REGINALD. CONTAIN
" ing 44 rooms, adapted for offices or fur
nished rooms: I situated in the business center;
urn steam heat, baths, etc.; bebt fittei and lighted
house in butte; water and heat furnished by
owner; is now rompleted and will be rented to
respins;ble party. Address J. k. Kelly. Butte,
TO RENT-HERBERT B. REED & CO.. 17
North Main street; largest list of houses and
DD rooms in Helena.
IFO. LEN'I'--I I. Ii,1N ta,.
E OoR RENT--TWO BRICK HOUSES. NOS.
tal 1045 and 1047 Warren street; all modern
conveniences. Apply F. M. Shaw, care of H.
Nicholson & Co.
FOR RENT-$25; SIX ROOM ROUBSI. NO.
820 Eighth avenue. Thos. E. Goodwin,
TO room 316. Granite block.
ix MONE Y TO' LOAN.
BY ONEY 'tO LOAN--HERBEiiT B. REED &
CoB , Thompson block, opposite Grand Cen
er- Oral; 50 to 10.000 to loan.
- ONE TO LOAN ON IMPROVED CITY
and farm property. Wm deLaoy. Feeadv.
ONEY TO LOAN-11. I. kAL.ME. SEh
adv.. page .
UUND-A ROSAIRY. OWNER CAN HAVE
- came by applying at Independent office.
proving property and paying cost of this adver
EUD "LOUND - A PAIL; OF SOECTAC(LES.
ek. I ( Owner can have the snme by applying at
this office and paying for this ad.
eobe ihad now. I have always been a tree tra
but I begin to tblnk.l.d rt eat m
others are beginning to think that
should have reciprocity."___
A River of tan.
A curious phenomenon occurs in "Do
y all est Africa," where runs a small wt
rder, course which the chemistry of nature
r turned into n stream of real ink. The 1
thof mation is obtained by the union of
me a small rivulets. of whioh one is strongly i
one prognated with iron to a high percents
rion while the second brook. percolating throl
a rest marsh, absorbs gallic acid.
Nature knows no waste-nor man eli!
Nlan- when he Is pressed to it-hence letters
cied comfortably wt itten with this singular
itlat of Mother Earth. A gentlemen return
dfe from Algeria, the nlighbo.hood of I
d of natural chemistry phop, found it in cc
mnon use there.
der THE MARKETS.
the Niw Yons, De. 10.(L-lar silver, 881.
Copper-Firm; lake. $12.20
ass Lead-Quiet; domestico, $3.7.
ly of The stock market was very active to-day. ]
por- tiller.; and Western Union bounded tip rap
'ter at the opening and other Gould stocks sym
treet thized. In a short time Western Union i
by from 93 to I7, Missouri Pacific from 57tP to
t the Manhattan from 183% to 137. National Cord
in a common rose to 112. and National Starch net
rible two points. 'lhe close was strong at the
ars Petroleum--Upeed firm; sold at 5Sc
onin losing Clos
ten- U. 4s coupon... 114 Oregon Imp......
e Paoiic ,......... 1 Oregou Na,......
te Atohlon........... 4% Sign Short line...
r- American bxp.... 117 Pacific Mail..... .
eral Canada lactfio.... N'9a Pullman, ... 1
Long snada South... .. 552 eadin ........ ::
at- t'entral 1 aifi.... 2 Terminal...
Burlington......i.. O I.d. tn estern....
Cotton il......... I . W. pref....
Laciawsanna...... 152". ( it . lets. ... 7
Vl. a& I. te. pref.. 591 Root Island.......
Distillers.......... 70 tt. Pa l........... 7
Ken e A Te .....0.. :'; St. P l Omaha... 4
To. Lakte Shore........l3l014 Sugar.............11
Lead ' rust.... 474% exas Pacific......
L'vile & .tash .... i m Cnion I acific..... I
am- Mich. tCentral;.... U. l S. p......... tu
illy North American,. 11t, argo exp........ 1
at Forthern Pacific.. 171* Western Lnion.... V
N.N. l pref.......... 101( Eleetric........... I1
tids Northwestern...... 11', Li.nseed..... ...... 9
ugly N. Y. Central ..... 1(05
eln CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
into CAco.o Dec. 10.-Ca('ttle-laeeipte 1,1
slow and weak; (hristmas beeves , 5 715..
l- othera, 2.8..(5.40: heifers, $2. 75Y3.5(; stot
rh, er e.'$1.70l y2.0; feeders. E n.t ar)I4:Lt0.
fol- Hoge--eaeiptas. 12,000: .teven: closed low
e.- rough and common, $5.72 ,5.s7i; packing a
mixed. $S.It11.1;; butchers' and medic
rt weights $6.*0t'.20; light, $i.70(1r a.15.
r hep--a eceiptr. 1.03: active; prices strol
[e r t ('ritmas weters. [email protected] .00; natives, $4.0
the 1,.25; westerns. $4.45i41.fl0; 'lexans, $1.304.90.
ftly. CIIICAGO) PRODUCI:.
ack CntCACoo. Le. o10.-Cloning-Wheat-Stea,
swd cash, 727y May., 78c.
and torn--birmer; cash, 42%c: May. 47%t.
ird Oats--Steady; cash, 301,; May, 3S0a.
Pork--teady: cash, f14.45: January. $15.6..
to lard--!.tedy: cash, $11.68,; January. $9.67
sed Ribs--Steady: cash, $8.15; January. $8.15.
Short Clear--$SO.Tr8 55.
ito o --c -- -- -c
ady Orris Emlo e t . . o ae. cY.
the 3 3 North lain Street. Telephone I
her 10 coal moiners new vein,
and .o rsilro.d laborere, free fare.
10 two-horse teaniseers, free fare
70 wood choppers, $1.25 oDr cord.
5 tie-makers, lO cents each
5 mea, $2.25 per day, froe fare.
the I man cook.
ald, 1 wuman cook.
an diningroom girls. 2e5.
nd tirls for general housework.
Sbe T TO O HOLSIeI - THE A
Sof anatl meeting of stockholdelors for the at
oeat tion of directors of the birst National hank
-1 Helena will be held in the parlors iof the i
National bank on the 10tll day if January. 1t
ao- F. W5. KNIHIIT, Cashier
n is Helena. Dec. 10, 15.
the The Richest in N
I The Flathead valley, ten years ago
almost unknown region, the home of t
lie Agricultural Region in the Northwest Is odue ctvaile yse, tion o r st
savage and wild beast, to-day is t
most productive section of the nor
west, yielding per acre double the or
put of Kansas, Iowa -r the Dakot
and is the only section west of the 11i
issippi river which can rival the co
b a e I Red River Valley of the North
tie superior quality of its cereals. It
the o ily agricultural section in the sta
I CT. o' ontana, where crops can be r lis
without irrigation. Vegetables of
kinds are grown in abundance, wh.
apples, plums, peaches, cherries, pea
and the small fruits such as st'rawb
ries, blackberries. ooseole res, rampb
.s more than 100 miles a
the finest agricultural
Freat Northern railroad
mnded on all sides by E
tnd produces a crop eve
ley, contiguous to ch(
he agricultural, miner
Le key to the Great Flal
D N 1R,
Kalispell Townsite Co.
I, CQRY'& CO.
Everything Toothsome In the Line of Edibles can be
Found in Our Retail tStore.
lot importation of PLOWS & ROOKWOOD'S
STea, Celebrated Chocolate Creams
GORDON & DILWORTH'S
VA COFFI PRESERVES
EEKLY. CUSTICE BROS.' CANNED
BO0N BONS, Fruits and Vegetables.
Mountain Club Extra Quality
tTATION. Canned Vegetables.
Cigars, Fine Wines and Liquors and Table Waters
1, CORY & CO.
MISCELLANEOIRM. WALTER MATHESON'S LIST.
i Ae to twenty stamps. Address, with fuall DWELLINGS ON INSTALLMENT AeN.
particulars. G. W Averill, Hatte, ilont. $a2,00--Iandsome dwelling on Blake stree
OR OR UNFURNISED th hall, five rooms. two closets, pantry, celia
VAT -- h steaI OR MOheat;E UNFURNIb ED ath room, oity water in kitchen; $150 down. $
rooms ith t hut. m t e pr month.
Main street; good tenant. Address S F., this $,,oi--bix room dwelling on Ilth avenne b
office. tween Davis and Beattie streets, with two ic
D-PIVATI OOL MAY having a combined frontage of 100 feet; stab]
fur- .Jackman. Room 48 ailey block. A terms 1 100 down; balance on three yers time
ter Jama, $oom2leybloo. 5--New brick dwelling on Ihird atrl
ted near Beattle, with hall, seven rooms, bath rooe
S OTICE TO CREDITORB.-ESTATE OP cellar, pantry, several c!oets, hot and co
d.se, d ., water, finshed in oak; good lot; $200 down, -
dNotice i hereby given by the undersigned. d per month.
t milotor he liven tt ndeiAed, 1d- - bricko dwelling on Highland tr e
ministrator of the etato of J. A. los two blo cks from Broadway, eight rooms, bh
dec7 ased to the mdtrn of and deceased to room with extra good plumbing, hot and o0
L haind lthma aint the iaha deenord, tho i- water, furnace; good lot, house fronts north at
S hib them, aterth the resteaveolehimr, within l s very ine view; 500t down, $40 per month.
four months ater thei fisttmsbieatioun o thisno- $.ti0-Modern maven-room house on Fit
ti. to bthe mid adminl istriao at thle oi. of avenue between Heattle and RaleighN bath, ft
David o. Ure nter. room ios Bailey block. Hel- a rg and ewer connection gn bar; I
L) a * Monteaa thme mama bmi the place for t)o down. gas a ser cmiot n; ood barn
e outransaon of thI e bl.ao maid estate, in the ''enroom brick dwelling on Sooth Ewi.
ern Aount of Lewis and Carke. within three minutes' walk from court hour
SJAMur t h EDWAtkDS. with lot 4210U0, at $4.250
Administrator of the estate otJ. A. Caler, de
oeeused. IARGAINS IN LOTS.
S Dated Helena, Mont., Nov. 19, 15. $950-Lot 42:i00 on Fifth avenue: $300 dow
-.. - .... balance in two years.
NOTICE O CBEDITOIt --IN TEE DIS- $it0 each for two lots., each 50x140, near Mo
tans avenue in Flower Garden addition.
trlct court of the First judicial district of $1,180 for 100 lots en Hoye addition, wl
the state of Montana, is and for the countn de 00 oye dditi ell
of Lmeis and Clarke. cated,
t.ro an C e. o .4,100-Corner on Benton and Gilbert strin
en- In thmatter of the estate of John Walker. 100xl10.
h otice is hereby given by the undersigned, ad- $150-Good building lot in Easterly additoon.
[TY ministrator of the estate of John Walker, 1--Lot in Brodwa!er addition on elect1
dv. dceased, to the creditors of, andall person hav- lionei
i-g claims against the aid decea.ed, to exhibit Lot on South Iwing one block from cot
it B them with the necessary vouchers, within four house, S00.
months after the first publication of this notice.
to the said administrator at the law office of lOUSE FOB RENT.
Maesena l ullard. room S. Gold block, in the From $6 per month up.l
city of Helena, in the county of Lwis and Clarke. $12-Nicely furnished front room on first foc
estate of Montana the same being the place at II ltifth avenue.
for the transaction of the business of said WALTER MATHESION.
er- estate. in said county of Lewis and C(larkes Room 15. Gold block.
Dated November , 1818 O
EPg JOHN WALKER. --- ___
at Administrator of the estate of John Walker., FOR SALE-SCHOLARWHIIP IN THE HEI
deceased, ens Business College. Call at this offlsoe.
ries are being Ta;Fed Rluc'essfully. With
a ready market for all products of tie
soil in the rich mineral di tricts to the
east, west a d south, the farmers of the
Flathead valley will ston be classed
amotng the wealthiest and most infiuen
Stailof this new ountr . Wheat averages
thirty five bIasheli p .r icro, oats sixty
bushels, barley forty buslhel, rye thirty
bushels, potaloes -(10 biuch i s, cabbt ge
5! .ten tons per acre, rutabagas tlhir y tone
The Flathead rivw r, with its tribu.
taries tl e North. South and Midd a
forks the Stillwter and \Vhitstlish
aS rivers, with th Iir name -o Iisr anches,
a making a total of oer ,0 I miles of lo:
gnog streams, a I of which converge at
Kalispell, flow tlhrou Ih vast fores's of
pine, tamara,'k, lir. lurch anid o ti r.
Under th ro,'u t. law ioni:c:e. by con
gress these bo tld'cs.; traits of timber
land can 1 e ptrchastd al $2.50 Feor acre.
According to the state and tor's report,
quare. The Flathead ofthe l0:I.4St,.2.s: feet . I.. Irnber ied
land. In the heart of ;n 'h tit Isa d.ri'o tite .sar 1u:11, o100,
0 000 was t awod in Ai sasoulti county,
is located thus de.onstrating tlis portion if the
state's su reniacy in the lumbter in.
In the nor hersi l r;i, n of the valley
are hid tdel \it e Ol . llsurti of a lupllt iir
9 quality of c.-al lolards wiich the rail
roue s are alre dy building, and the do.
wel ti lnent of thins resoil.rce alone wI 1
rich farming country render this e n se the l'tttbitag of the
northwest. Aiijolnini th so inim on
ry year. KALISPELL bodies or coal l:e largo tra i.ts ol oil lauld,
which g.ve pro ,is. of e.t. a . ig the ri.It
ap wood, coal, cheap atural ga t as t u orbeen disconnsered inl
1l and coal lands are thli h l bn dis covered inio
bead country. tIndellyiy a targe potit i ort
the valley, it tlirty-tout sta rt
unt of the finest qull ty of fi a
clay is found. which otfT rs excep.
tional opport in ties for tho manufano
turi, of potte\ry, and al.. rds the brick
maker a coime i nt nd unlimi e I sup
lmy tor h a kiln. (crtsulon and pressed
TEbrick of a motist siuper or quali y have
E T O b iten I iade fli ton m ii clay, Iand niti, r
SUotis hanilldBOll buildisgs I tUrolg. out she
I , i. lily a and as nionumllln s to this in
Mt ntant.S ,iineral aotltiit, wil "II niw
l0 surpasses s hat of ant u her s a in hoe
0 ui n. will be largely it gieu oil by the
S desehupmtent ofr he hidden reamures in
the miiounta i rnges surrounding tlhe
" a head valley. Rich vwtins of tolht,
silver, a pper and lead, whiich hive
already b en dis.ov redi, tre attrae itlg
the at enliii, or the capi alisa whJ
have inves ed largely in miiinig propolr
its 'hroughout this ste. ini, and a
ravidly uunhinm their develoomlnu .
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