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* Thanksgiving is near at hand and will undoubtedly be more generally observed by everybody m Helena than ever before. We have a great many things to be thankful for, but perhaps noth ing that will demand such gen eral observance as our recent victory in the capital fight. In order to justly celebrate nothing should be overlooked in the way of table delicacies. Certainly the turkey will play an important part with you and your friends gathered round the festive board. But another thing that we wish to remind you of and that you should not forget to provide for is the proper supply of Wines which will be needed to properly celebrate and whch will also add to the tone and increase the ap preciation of everybody's hospi. tality. By giving us your order we can make this part a most inexpensive addition. Prices speak for themselves, and highest grade of quality of goods every body acknowledges. TABLE WINES. At 75c a gallon and upwards. DESSERT WINES. At $1.So agallon and upwards, according to brand and vintage. PORT AND SHERRY Domestic and iorted. CHAMPAGNES. All brands and sizes of pack ges. A trial ordSr especially olicited. California ine House. AUGUST FACK, Proprator. lee ~lolI 291 416 8, la 8t Weinsteins. HEW YORK-165 Sixth Av. HELENA-Sixth and Mato. The stock of holiday goods ill surprise you-even the im ense store in our new building crowded by it. Only a few ys more to get the carpenters d painters out of the way, and e'll be ready for your holiday ade. Haven't reminded you for a w days how cheaply we can 11 toilet soaps-so here goes: ocos Castile soap, dozen...4oc ize Medal soap, duzen.... 4oc ina Bouquet soap, dozen, 4oc itary Bouquet soap, doz. .55c All ready for the winter sports Barney & Berry club skates rt at 40 cents per pail, and ds at 50 cents each. Better ades of both in stock, of course. For to-day only, a lot of cigars prices which can't be dupli ted by any firm in the country: al of Havana, per zoo... $3.50 ympia, per Ioo......... 3.10 oke, per too.......... 3.90 uld Tobies, per zoo.... .95 AN AWFUL 70 1OURS. Janr i uneWleahm in the Mount-on of Dr Laeg WNle Out on s SHuiMng Trip. NNO FOOD, NO DRINK, A IROKEN LEO. Shoutlng by Niht t Koop Off Wild Beats and Crawlin by Day o Prevent InF-, Among the visitors to Helena this week was James Stuart, who came over from Granite county and stopped here a few days on his way to Winston. Mr. Stuart has gone through what is perhaps one of the most terrible ex perlences that a man could have and still live to tell it. He is a Scotchman by birth, and, though he has been Ir America for many years, he still re tains the broad accent of his country. He came into Montana with the advent of the Northern Paciflc, and has been engaged In mining and In other occu pations ever since In this state. Up to the time of the closing down of the F1t-Metallic mine last year he was the storekeeper for the company. Up to that time he was as sound in limb and body and as rugged and hearty as any man in the state. He was still rugged and hearty when here, but he limps a little. Hils limp Is the only thing he has by which to remember the three days and three nights he spent in a lonely gulch, with a broken leg., without food or water, and with no com panion but a dog and no other visible signs of life but wolves and mountain ions-that Is, all but ethe menery, which is freshened every time Mr. Stu are feels a tinge In the neighborhood of his right thigh. On Nov. 8, 1833, Mr, Stuart and and Basoom started out from B-Metalllo for a day's hunting. They had fair succees in the morning and, after lunching together, started off In a new direction. Coming to a ridge of hill, Bascom took one side and Stuart the other. After traveling along for some time, Stuart thought he would hunt up his companion and began to retrace his steps to get around the hill. There was no sign of Bascom, and, as it was grow log late, Stuart decided to make a short out for Drummond by a path which he knew quite well, itf he could onlly find it. While searching for the path he walked along a narrow ridge. On the one side was a steep hill and on the other a sheer precipice. He was pick ing his way carefully when a rock on which he stepped gave way. As he slipped toward the precipice be threw up his hands and his gun went sail ing down the hill. Another large boul der stood beside the one which had proved such a treacherous foothold. Tbls he grabbbed as he slid over the side of the ledge. It, too, seemed to have been lying in wait for a victim, for it gave way and man and rock reached the bottom, twenty feet below, about the same time. With them came a mass of rock and earth, most of which fell on Stuart. As soon as he could "get himself to. `ether" Mr. Stuart took account of the damages. All the skin was torn from his forehead and he had too many bruises to count. But it was when he tried to move that he found out the worst; his right leg was broken away up near the hip. Baseom's dog, which had followed Stuart along the ledge, also followed him when he fell. Here was a situation: He was alone but for the dog, his leg was broken and use less, his gun was on the other side of the ridge, and night was coming on; he had no food with him and nothing to drink but a small bit of whisky in a flask. This he felt sure must have been broken when he fell, but on examina tion he found the flask intact. With no thought of the future he drained every drop of liquor from the flask, and, as there was nothing else to do, he lay where he had fallen and waited for the help which he knew his friends would send when they found he had not re turned. The nights during November in Mon tana are chilly, no matter how fair the day may have been. And all through that chilly night, with the wind blow ing a gale, and unable to make any great exertion to warm his numbed limbs, Btuart lay where he had fallen. But the cold was not the only enemy he had to fear. Now and then the faithful dog would give a growl and, running off a short distance, bark vig orously. His instinct told him danger was near, and th.e other noises that came responsive to his barking told Stuart there were both wolves and mountain lions about. Even the cold was forgotten then in the still greater danger, and Stuart simply sat and hal looed all night till his voice was husky to frighten the wild animals away. To have fallen asleep would have meant to have been torn to pieces, even if the more merciful cold had not first claimed the victim. When the clamor of the hungry beasts had been silenced for awhile the dog would come back to the man, but, as the hideous circle nar rowed once more, the barking of the one and the hallooing of the other had to be resumed. And so passed the first night. When morning canae stuart saw, about a hundred yards away from him and down the slope of the hill, a clus ter of boulders with some brushwood near. He was chilled to the marrow and determined to reach that spot and build himself a fire. It was slow work, this traveling. He had to lie on his left side, with the useless right leg resting on the other, and with only his hands drag himself along. He had on his gloves when he fell from the ledge, and he had not taken them off. They afforded him some protection from the sharp stones, but still his hands were torn and bleeding when he reached the spot he had started for. To lather some brush, In his crippled condition, was a task of some magnitude, but he kept at it nod eventually had the pleasure of sitting-or rather lying down-be fore a cheerful fire on the leeward side of a big rock. The fire he meant to serve a double purpose by day, and by night still another. It would keep him warm and the smoke would attract the attention of those he knew must be searching for him, during the day; while by night, if he had to remain there that long. the fire would do all that and keep the wild beasts away as well. The day was an uneventful one. Stuart, strange to say. did not feel hungry, though his thirst was terrible. There was no water In Iight, Had there been he says he would have crawled miles to reach it, dragging his broken leg along behind. Then he regretted that he had emnptied his whlsky flask. There heing nothinl else to do Stuart devoted the day to feeding the fire and gathering material to keep It going all night. Hut with the night came a ter riblhle storm of wind, rain and snow, and thie fire was seattered about and the fragments extinguished. It was freez ing cold, and the only exertion that Stuart was able to make was to move his arms about to keep his blood In circulation. Even this added to the pain of his broken leg, and he adopted the plan of rubbhlng one hand up and down the foroarm. It kept him from freaeing to death but It left his arms hare of flesh. Thus slowly wore away the second night. The day Irnkn clear and oldnh and with it came the realiaation that he was ecominf beleious. He imagined that below him I the gIrch were punning *tream* of crrstal water, and on the lope of the hill be)yond he saw a sabin with people movil about. He losged his eyes nad when he opeaed them again the streams of water and the cabin and the people ware all gone, and nothing remained but the terrible, raging thirst. As he continued to look the visions of plenasnt things came back to him and he had to clos, his eyes to bring himself back to the stern roeality of his position. Then he decided to travel as he had before, resting the injured leg upon the other. This so occuped his time and strength that for hours he was aide to shake off the de lerluln which hu knew was toittllly growing on hilm. Once the shoe on his right foot caught In soum underbrush. To draw it clear or to go backward to release it would have breen too* painful. No he leaned over, untied the shoe and left It sticking there,. going on with no (overing oIn that foot but the stocking. Thum he kept going all dlay. Up to this time Stuart had been forty. eight hours wlthout food or water, rind had not slept a wink. As the third night came on nature began to assert itself. Hle tried to keep awake, knowing that to fall asleep might mean death by freezing or from the wild animalt prowl ing around. Blut It was useleans to try. Now and then he' dosed off and dreamed of springs of cleat cold water, of tables loaded down with food, and warm fires and pleasant beds; only to awake to hear the howls of the wolves and the mar of the mountain lions mingled with the barking of the faithful dog, to which Stuart alddledl his own cries. Between such dozes and such awakenings htuart passed the third night if his terribly stasy In the mountains. On the morning of the third lday ,tu art began to c.awl about again. lie had to do it, for he felt the numbneon which told of freezing to death. He was beginning to feel disheartened, though still clinging to the hope that rescue would come. Hle kept moving all the morning and well Into the after noon. Progress was plow, but It kept the blood circulating, and as he had no definite point In view, that was all that was needed. Along about three o'cloek In the as ternoon came a welcome shout. It was one of the party of rescuers who had started out from Drummond to hunt for Stuart the morning after he fell from the ledge. The rest of the story is soon told. The firing of the signal from the gun of the man who found Stuart soon brought the others of the party. A litter was made and the In jured man borne down the gulch by his rescuers. A spring wagon was obtained and Stuart taken to Drummond. His mouth was raw from the awful thirst, and for awhile he had to be fed on milk and whisky mixed. Yet, in spite of all he had gone through, he was walking around on crutches in a month. He had been alone In the gulcoh from the time he fell and broke his leg, to the time he was found, just seventy hours. "In all this seventy hours that I was crawling around." said Mr. Stuart, "hunger never troublbd me. It was thirst, and a terrible thirst." When here he had just returned from a hunt Ing trip. Mr. Stuart Is loud In his praises of the kindness of his rescuers and of the attention he received from Dr. J. M. Sligh, to whose care he at tributes his being able to use his leg again. GRAIN CROP BURNERD Capt. Stafford Loses $2,000 Through Sparks From an Engln.. Wednesday,. the 14th, the entire grain crop of Capt. J. V. Stafford, at Ava lanche, was destroyed by fre. The thresh Ing crew of John Nichols. with their ma. chines, arrived at Avalanche on the morn Ing of the 14th. Just before noon of the same day sparks from the engine set Ore to the large stacks of wheat and oats. Before night the Arq bad 9ompletely oqn sumed the product of nearly a bUyWrE acres. A high wind' prevalled and' for a time the haystacks and buildings of tie ranch were In danger. The loss is estimated to be about 3,000 bushels of wheat and oats, valued at The A. O. H. P. Entertaimnnts. To accommodate the large number of people who desire to attend the free enter tainments to be given by the American Or der of Home Protection, the manage ment have changed the night and plaoe of holding the first one. By the present arrangement, the first party will be given on Thanksgiving evening at Grand Army hall, on Park avenue. Tickets can only be obtained of members of the order, and will be ready for distribution at the meet ings of Washlngton aid Monroe councils this evening. Warmning to Milor. All miners are cautioned that the wagen paid by the "Little Nell" mine at Lumn;p Gulch is but $3.75 per day, while the union scale in all other mines operating in Lhat district is $3.50. You are therefore no,;t. fled to pay no attention to advertisements for men to work in the "Little Nell" .un til further notice from this union. CLANCY MINERS' UNION. Buy the Universal paper paterns. They are the best. The Northern Pacific to the only line running through trains to Lt Paul, Min neapolis and the east. A Delightful Trip. Via Salt Lake and Denver to Chicago and the east. A dip in the great Balt Lake or a few days' visit at Manitou Springs. situated at the foot of Pike's Peak, cannot be equaled on this conti nent. Pullman dining car route. For rate.. etc., call at the Union Pacific oice, No. M North Main street. Helena. H. O. Wilson, Passenger Agent. You can buy a dress pattern at the Bee Hive with linings Included as cheap as the price of cloth. Dust is one of the chief annoyances of a transcontinental trip, but the Great Northern is entirely free from it; the roadway is stone ballast. A New Short Order House. Elieston & Riley open to-day at No. 2r North Rodney street, a tirst 'Ilans hort order house. Home cooking, a neat pIaLce. perfect satisfaction guaranteed. Baby carriages at closing prices at the Bee Hive. Dress patterns at the Dee liive cheaper than ever. The Bee Hive Is selling standard call coes at Aive cents. Popular priced CloakS rt the Bee Hlve. Change of cars and waiting at Junctlon polnts for through truin econstitute one of the chief annoyallte of pas.entcr travel. hence the popularity of the North ern Pacific. which runs through ears, antl through train,. direct to It. Paiul, Mllnne apolli. lljokane. Tacoma and P1ortland, without change. Veor ll Rebekat lnge . O 0. 7. Ne. 11. Met .oaned a4d fourth Tkraday in ak mouth at I. O. O. F l.hall. Jarkon st~t. i. Ia1 membmhr aU oondllll, vitOd to . IlNhlI LATI'LI. N. U. Mai. IAnos ('alstrtul li. owo. Iear COesllet ir. 8, A. O. H. P. M ost cah lrdy of each wek at A 0. O. W. l at 7:p o oluok . m. sharp. Visitiag bero Ord alll, iawit.d to att N iso I. BeDt. T YIih} L~ C oatI Iyrle L.edg. N*. S. K. t Fp. A. D. EDGAII '" LC . Gil. KNOWLEDGE, Bringft io,;kfurt atd Inmprvement anwl tends to ersonal eycnjoyment whenlc~r rightly I-. 'JIuh many who liv 1*1 ter thati it hir. and enjoy life tort, with Ile cXa tll titU r, 'Dy miore promptly adaptIin the worldl's best iprrrlucts oi the needlk of rlhysicenl being,, will attert tho value, tIo In~lth of tl.e pttnr liyuii laxative lrinsuiks en. bicedi in. the remedy, syrup, of Figs. Its cex l l knee ii 'tue to its, fir"%.ntln, in the form to'st areept4.hl and pIlean Got to the taste, the ref reluhing' mnd truly betiefcl Ie properrtiits of it Iri"'rF t Iax ative At; aiwt·ltlly eleanrtsIg the sy.ten", an, P()luloll(. ntly luritlg v'(nstiinltinn. It ha's 8 1i11. nntitf:altioln to llhlonf aitd met t'itlh Ihe np 'pval tof ti nedical trofessioi.. lHnIuw' it Irt A on te heKid neys, frivo~r and f lowelIJ withlulll. weakl tning thew and it is perfectly free from evory objectionable subttance. Syvt p rf Figs i's for sale ly nil drumg gists in :,., swnt bottles, but it is man. ufactrred by theo ('aliforlia Fig syrup Co. only, wlhose n ame is prinkual otn every pack'sg, als, the nunne, ISyrup of Figs., and beisg well informed, you will not tceept any substituto it odered. WE ARE Making new friends every day by selling The Lewis Underwear. THERE HAS NEVER BEEN ANYTHING EOLD HERE THAT GOY PARES WITH THIS MAEE FOR A FIRST-CLASS UNDERWEAR. WE HAVE OTHER KINDS, TOO. REED & CRAIG CO. d Y BLOCK. Sh.'m A Bi, Gut Is easily made with our',. KNIVES Because they are all of best material and workmanship. En - glish, American and German makes. ParcheonD'Acheal Drug Co. R **,i 1* LA DIGGING AWAY. We are aiway's %iIg Iag to haln new things tro the hsnetit of our friends. Ousr friends art tho,. who. hsve ove been servel by us once. (Inca I hmo nmk t reavac. any enes that to, mate tile bsst Suits for the leut monely Ln always pisrie. WALTER & DULL, MK1RCHANT FIAIIUK,. 1)1 SALE. 000 trltK aflO,. %fllttt LAID)-1W wet" rlahr. 100 a., naRd" tIws. 'I- a., dltaw I ..rria'. Inca. IWUt ,eWa I taw. Ito Iwi.n urs m~ile from. u mket Are .1.. fro* It.~a~a. \t ll .llt the whale 0 iu )ur faitibe labu satlu~og enre ARK YeLLe, XESS. ,.- TXBS. To Reduce Our Stock We Offer KEILLY'S ALL STEEL POI1IT IED PERFECT DOUBLE-BIT AXES 95e EACH. F';iil City Double-lit Axes at 75c lEach. Wood Chopper.' Maul., WVcdgcs, Etc., at Low Pricea. A. M. HOLTER HARDWARE CO. GILGHRIST BROS. DEAL.l tS IN- Lumber, Sash, Doors, Etc Mill 'Work of .All Kli<ds. Sole Agents For Rocky Fork Coal. - -- COI) WOODI....... CIlY oartiCI:, (rnAI. 'F.VTAL &I'AIt oURY. TV.L IP311N1W NO. 104 EE OTUjMES tas.oed Cad :nano to order. MMaSpUEA !:ac', beards. wp, wg Ordor ,rom any p.rtr of the oo:~ '.ry p:rrnptly Iilled. K1lear lrihr nti. rbiok. Warren ~rot and Sixthl ...- e tr- .:.M , tH. L'LUML. We Are Now In Heceipt of the i'3no3t Stu:k c STOLBES IN TH E CITY. Wood ard Coal f~eaters - AAO -- - bc'f0" . COOK STOV&S A RNANGFS For Wood or CoaL ¶~LLW HARDWARE. IRON AND NAILS, , House Furnishing Goods OF ALL sixDS CLARKE & CURTIN. MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED. Si 1 42-44 S. MAIN STREET I JO. 0HNa REX FLOUR Still Takes the Lead. It Is the Capital Flout ROYAL MILLING COMPANY. Great Falls. Montana Q UAIL that makes your mouth water to look at, to say nothing of having some fIled up on toast Our Dressed Poultry is the tinet on the market Fresh tish received every day. CHICAGO FISH CO., Stevens I3ros, Props. Broadway, next to Postolffice. Telephone, 110. SAMUEL K. DAVIS. HI'ECI1AL. Mining Investment Stocks. 2..O Iron nMo.untain. This stock is now puying regula'r dtvldendi and is the b.at purhuars= on the list. r1il Onta:rio, Peer loodge county, a lafe Ilivureatient. Lrs ithnton group. N.'lhlrt. low price. I.,00 to :S,.o Double I.agll. Spotted torse,'. Maiden, off.red tlo. . A',OlW None such, at a bargain. Room 26 Bailey Block. The Old International, MAIN ITMlt.r, IaNI.KN , The "Id and oepe lat tia.oau L Motetl L ,pen for hI. lnes bs on tee Aoerioen iad baropeaa p aL. and. tttaugemIet of Mae cus l.luter. Itates trean $1.1 *a Deli Up. Ilgle noale Ms Coeae. Ilnlal riom andar the m auagment Cls.i. ' h. eole~rated Ifeauor's Miamlr Watle a iant allMineral Bthn Connectiondprt Elegant Mineral Baths in Connection Thomas F. Oakes, Henry C. PayI, Henry C. Rouse. Receivers. ORTHERN PAOFICO R. R. Runs Through Cars BETWEEN ST. PAUL, MINNEAPOLIB, DULUTH, FAROO, GRAND FORKS and WINNIPEG -AND HELENA. BUTTE, SPOKANE TACOMA. SEATTLE, PORTLAND. Pullman 8leepinu Cars, Elegant Dining Cars. Tourist Bleeping Cars TIME $4H KLLI. TRAIZN ARUfl AT 5V3.ITA. O. PI.r.fo Mall. wu.t bond...... «0I. o.3taatl .tt Mall. no bouna....... M&416 N . PYRuUI socummod.Uln...... m*a . Wk kuldar sad ikaers seoumm.iii4atLt pdatij "piict fu. daysi. ....1 No. 1V1, litmial tinaid. Moods,, ooll)..y........ ..... . ... Y:I". a ThAINE DlWAUT IVIoy UULURA. "not. rslfo ail, wml bund ........ 9* .mm 110. 7.Pttl~srllio Mal, seat )wusd .... Who, m E~ ~ ~ aa horn ItS..~ nl~o·io.. * i Ia ic k Ubr. B&ldw sd Plllokkr 111 .· Scoummwbllu Mmaly u lald psn· For lnoraalna. imO cards. maps anJ tickets Scall us or write A =). EnOFAR. GENI(tAl AGENT. IIELPNA, MUNTAN.1 -- --oft- CHA& & FEE, G. P. & T. A., ST r~VAI It INN. WW WILL BUY Aula at All Kinds nf Flrhitera, llolloho1 Goods, Hun.... W uloulI ad soadm .r aI de.u.I Iup. raun tI.h ig.ºt r.h i·ie. log tbimmh 1++ gutrot Titford'' 'rent l'te.i. JA. TWIFORD & CO. OLBookkeeping, Shorthand, T110writing, Etc. 1:r.Nos e bo~lepeam Mondy. Norrrb~r 11 1'. U. 56 and U51iVsy 111.6k. UM addres. MAR! B. JAC'YEAN. Va.igL MME. C. LAFLEUR. FURRIER, 219 NORTH RODNET.