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WM. iue r 1•11010 wait yam .a.d ther.r In or IS - k ob- i limmull 10 yram vtaave I 10111. - te.. - 11MLIC - 011 o Rbe Viar d▪ am.* 3 rprenle rer rrur.- Rr tt- , e THE PARR PROGRESS. VOL. 2 ASI N. MONANA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1897. M. L. Hewett (St Co. Real Estate and ilining Brokers Choice business and residence Lots in Basin for sale on reasonable terms. Reliable information furnished, on applica- tion, concerning all mining properties in the Cataract district: Office. in the Basin Progress Buildig, BASIN MONT. DUGGAN THE UNDERTAKER 322 North Main St., TELEPHONE NO. 180 BUTTE, MONTANA. DO YOU WANT A WHEEL? Then Buy the Celebrated E Victor Bicycle! The Handsomest, Strongest and . 1 ,110t Dar - able Wheel 'Made! For Full Particulars See the Agents-- Hughes & Kent. Basin L. NO. 7 MINING NEWS New York, Aug. 21—Copper strong; broker's, 11 1-4c; lead st.ong; broker's, 3.60c; silver, 51 7-8c. aha ore bins at the Helper mine have been emptied, and the force of miners were put back to work again, Thursday.. The new jigs for the Boulder mill have been completed. Low water is hindering operations to some extent, and on this account but one set of stamps is now droli- ping. John and Fred Fisher have leas- ed the Bit Carson gold and silver mine on Lowland creek, near the Ruby, \ ànd the trst of the week took up a wagon load of supplies and commenced work. — The Loomis brothers and Tom Jones have lease' the Golden Bar mine on Basin creek, and four men are now engaged in taking out ore. The ore carries gold, silver and lead. J. C. Lalor, L; V. Swiggett and E. A. Smith came over from Ana- conda this afternoon and will go. up Cataract creek hi the morning and spend two or three days look- ing after their legging interests in that section. Mr. Lalor and some other parties are doing consider- able develppmeet work on the Franklin, from which they recent- ly made a shipment of some ex- celleat ore. A. special meeting of the stock- holders of the Montana Mineral Land Development company. own- ers of the Eva May mine, is called to be held at the office of the com- pany, in Helena, next Wednesday morning, for the purpose of in.' creasing the capital stock of the company from two hundred thous- and shares at the par value of ten dollars per share to two hundred and fifty thousand shares ,at the par value A ten dollars per share. Work on the Wake -up -Jim placer mine has been suspended for the season on account of low water. This property is being opened up by Louis and Charley Vogel and George Meyer and Fred Reichert, who httve been do- ing a large amount of development work on it this summer. They were obliged to run. a 700 -foot cut to get to bed rock which is deep and the ground level. Their ground is rich and they expect to he able to take out t% considerable amount of wealth next season. This property is located on Jack creek. - A representative of the Progress visited the Rub) mine Wednesday morning, and found the work there progressing under the most favor- able conditions. A force of fifteen miners are taking out ore under George Chapman, a well known mining man« of WalkervIlle, who has been employed as foreman. Four car loads of ore per week is being shipped to the smelter, and three ore teams aje engaged in hauling the same tó the shipping point at Bernice. In addition to the shipping ore that is b ing MI )11 t a 118. take* outs large amount of milling ore is being placed on the dump. The hoist and pumps were started up Wednesday, and the work of sinking the shaft 100 feet deeper was ommenced. The mill is near- ing completion, and Manager Fhwett expects to have it in op- eration by next Wednesday morn- ing. At present the mill will be of ten stamps' capacity, but the build- ing has been built large enough for additional stamps whenever the company desires to increase the capacity. Personal Mention. Lieutenant Governor Spriggs and Hon. C. A. Whipple are in town tvight from Townsend. Mrs. Joseph LaFaille and daugh- ter, Miss Irene, are out from Butte to spend a couple of weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Lagasee. Mrs. Dennis Driscoll, Misses Florence and Lillian Broughton and Misses Anna and Ella Driscoll and Henry Loiselle formed a party who visited the Eva May mine and mill Monday. Mrs. L. D. Kent returned fro Butte today. Miss; Florence Broughton re- turned to Walkerville Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Hewett and children returned from the east tr.- day. Mr. Hewett has been in New York the past three months on business connected, with the . Gold Mountain Mining Co. Alex Glass, Cap. John Sheahan, James Wasaon, Thomas Dooley and daughter, W. D. Field, Mrs. J. -B. Brien and H. L. Hughes were the Basin delegation who saw Bryan in Helena, Wednesday. Mrs. à. C:11ollenbeck and Miss Dovie Boulware, whose respective birthdays occur on the same day of the month, August 14, gave a pleasant birthday picnic party last Sunday afternoon to a few of tir friends in the grove near the old Dougherty arastra on Basin creek. The ladies had everything possible arranged for a mos . t enjoyable time, in which they were ilitirely suc- cessful, as LI those who participat- ed can amply testify. Elegant re freshments of ice cream, cake, en - were provided in great abundance. and those who comprised the party did not return to their homes until the sun had hid behind the western hills. The members of the party were, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hollen- beck. Mrs. Al. Boulware, Mrs. Sarah Bush anil children, of Butte. Miss Dovie lioulware, Miss Anna Dee, Miss Bessie. Hollenbeck and Messrs. James Langan Henry Meianer, M. J. O'Donnell, ILL. Hughes and Master Charles Bout . - ware. Drop a postal card to the Houk! er Drug Co. for price list of Bello( I books, and they will send you On. cheerfully. • DR. MAWR ETTE . 14 INDIAN TOBAC- CO Asruxrrts will cure any one of the tobacco habit in 72 houri. It is compounded by a celebrate(' phyosivian, and is the moult of s life -time study. Guaranteed harm less. Price only 50 cents for a big box—enough to cure any ordinan case. A.11 druggists, or by mail poetpaid. Circulars free. Drt. MATCHRTeE, Chicago, ID W ANTED- - SEVERA FA ITHFUL TV men or women to travel for reepona- ible established house in Montana. Sod arp $780, payable sir, weekly and expene es. Position pernianent. Reference Enclose self-addreiewd stamped envelope. The Nat;onal, Star Building, Chicago. Nonce of Stockholders' Meeting. Notice ee iesq*eliy given, that there will be a special meeting of the stock holders of the Basin Mining & Development Company on the 1st day of September, A. D., 1897, at the branch office of said company in the town of Basin. Montana, at the hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, to then and three transact such business as will praterly come before such meeting. L. D. KENT, Secretary. Dated at Basin Aug. 14, 1897. Drop a postal card to the Bould- er Drug Co. for price list of school books, and they will send you one cheerfully. BASIN IN BRIEF. For bread, cakes and pies, go to Vogle the Basin baker. If you want a good smoke, try La Matilde; a pure Havana: bl e eabinet, Howard, Lillian Russell, Upmans Rosalind or White Rib- bon, at the Basin Drug store. * Fresh hread, cakes, pies and confect ionery at .1. Vogel's. The Union hotel can now ac- commodate the traveling men with the neatest rooms in the city. The rooms are all refurnished and cati be placed in competition with those of Butte or Helena. Louis SPONHEIM . , Prop. The law requires that all mining notices f' 'r publication—notices to co-owner and iipplivations for pat- -nt—be published in the news - piper. of general circulation, pub- lished - treareet the property. The Progresq fills the bill in every, par- ticull.r; gentlemen, and is the only paper tlik.t isl.gtlly entitled to that clams of legai notices in this dis- trict. 13all ',is are more dangerous to the iibertii of the people than stand- ing an n es. A-3 trerao n A rhyM.hmy Itasuntualloit. The following remarkable phyinolog- Mal statement occurred in the examina- tion papers of a student in a western game , not long mince: \The human body is divided into three parts—the bead, the cheat and the stomach. The bead contains the eyes and brains, if any. The chest contains the hinge and a piece of the liver. The stomach is de- voted to the bowels, of which there are five—a, e. I. o, n and sometimes w and y. \--Calioago Record. The Wisdom of Rzperiames- Aunt Sabins--Berthy, don't you have Done of these here flirtatious young fel lera that propose ita moon an they call half a dozen t mice They ain't no kind of partners for life. Bertha—ltut some of them are very n ice. auntie. Aunt Sabina—Never mind that, Ele -r. thy. I've liVed long enough to know that the holloweet and windiest things is most liable to pop.—Detroit Free The rondo of window Mind* an , maid barometers. Whom the hevome tight, the mime' ia found in the fart that the air is nun«, the eorda have ahaorhed •orne of the moisture, and ao are drawn Rant. When they art' slack. the ait- is dry and the tenaion of the oorda is ra - limn& tosshart .ď. Ti.., An io usual incident °marred in the timber near Fooled, Or., the other day. Mealier and fPrr-nch sawed through a tree melo-nringIl feet in cirruniference. and. thengh t sawed until the teeth of the mlINV , 1111,.. through on the opposite g ob-, though the tree top was free frum an .uppoet. thoneh they pried and chopped anil woudered and talked. still that tree ‚food there, and still the saw remained pinehed in an tightly that it could not be moved. At lest they were obliged to go home, leaving the tree standing on its stump. Next (ley the tree was down. It had apparently sprung or slid from the stump, striking perpendicularly in the sandy mil at first, snaking a hole Ilve feet deep and an far aoroom.--8pokano Spokesman -Review.