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VOL. XV: NO. 48. PHILIPSBURG, GRANITE COUNTY. MONTANA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1901. PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
HAD HIS LEG BROKEN AT THE THIGH
JOHN LRNDERS' UERY SERIOUS AGGIIENT
While Rolling Logs Down Hill Last
Saturday He Slipped and Fell
and a Log Passed Over
Him-Injured Man Is
Now Resting Com
OHN LANDERS last Saturday had
his right leg broken at the thigh
while assisting his old friend John G.
McLean in getting in some fire wood.
He was brought to town and is now at
Dan Sisson's home, where every possi
ble assistance is accorded him. The in
jury was thought a very serious one, con
sidering Mr. Landers' advanced age
(72 years), but the aged gentleman bears
up remarkably well and hopes to be up
and around again soon.
The accident happened up Sluice
gulch, some distance from Mr. McLean's
ranch. The two aged gentlemen had
ACCIDENT IN THE BIMETALLIC MINE
WILLI.MS MRiS' WITH INSTJANYT DATrI
Is Killed by a Blast in the East
Drift of the 1500-Foot Level
ney Davey Has a Nar
WILLIAM WILLIAMS, a miner em
ployed in the Bimetallic mine,
was instantly killed by a blast in the
east drift of the 1500-foot level shortly
after 3 o'clock Saturday morning. His
partner, Sidney Davey, fortunately es
caped uninjured. The men had drilled
nine holes In the face of the drift and
spitted them. As they were leaving the
first blast went off and Williams, who
was the last to leave, was struck by the
flying rock and instantly killed. Davey
was a short distance ahead of him and
narrowly escaped a similar fate. He
was also struck by fragments of rock,
hut managed to make his way to the
station and give the alarm.: A number
of men started at once to the rescue of
A FINE EXHIBiT OF TRAINED BIRDS
The Philipsburg Athletic Association
held an interesting meeting at their club
rooms last evening, A special feature
was the exhibition of trained chickens,
Among those exhibiting extra fine speci
mens of birds were M. A. Wright oi
Granite and N. B. Ringeling and J. R.
Have Just Received Our New Stock of
KRMRHN 8OGK8 AND SHOE8
We Undo9bted- German Sock
ly Carry the to be FoUnd
Best c in the Town
Ladies' and Misses' High Overshoes, also Ladies' and Misses'
Alaskas, at Prices that are Right.
We Take Measures for Suits and Guarantee a Fit
J. C. McLEOD
gone up the gulch with a team to haul
home some dry logs. They cut down
several dry fir trees on the hillside and
sawed them up in 8-foot lengths
While getting one of these sections
down to the sleigh it lodged against a
stump. Both Mr. McLean and Mr.
Landers secured hand-spikes and were
dislodging thQ log when Mr. Landers'
hand-spike slipped. He attempted to
jump out of the way but fell and the log
passed over him. Mr. McLean placed
I his injured companion on the sleigh in
i as comfortable a position as was possi
ble and started for the ranch. There he
was assisted by neighbors, and after a
brief consultation it was concluded to
bring Mr. Landers to town. A bed was
made in a sleigh and the end of the
long journey was reached without ac
cident or delay.
4 Mr. McLean Ihas romaine in the city
since with his old friend and sees to it
that proper attention is not licking.
Mr. Landers is one of the pioneers of
3 this district and his many old-time
I friends greatly regret his misfortune.
Williams and made their way through
the dense powder smoke. The unfor
tunate man was found lying at the side
of the drift, where he had been blown by
the force of the explosion, but life was
Williams was a native of Cornwall,
England, and was about 24 years of age.
He had resided in this district for about
eight years and was a young man pop
ular with his associates and respecteaby
all who knew him.
The funeral took place Sunday after
noon under the auspices of the Granite
Miners' Union, of which deceased was
an honored member. Impressive ser
vices were held at Miners' Union hall
and at the grave, the Miners' Union
choir assisting with singing. The choir
also sang funeral anthems while the
procession was passing through Granite
and down Broadway in Philipsburg,
which added to the solemnity of the oc
casion. A large concourse of friends ac
companied the remains to the grave and
witnessec the conferring of the last sad
Lucas of this city. Honors were di
vided between Philipsburg and Granite
-Mr. Wright securing three of the
prizes, Mr, Ringeling two and Mr. Lucas
one, A number of guests from neigh
boring towns were present.
..EDERICK JOSHUA WEAVER,
for fifteen years a respected resi
dent in this community, died at his
home in Parkerville at an early hour
Thursday morning, of miners' consump
tion. While Mr. Weaver's illness cov
ered a period of about two years there
were few of his friends who realized
that the end was so near. He was con
fined to his bed only a short time and
the first known by many that his illness
had taken a serious turn was Wednes
day evening when it was learned that
Mr. Weaver was not expected to sur
vive the night. Death came at 2:80
o'clock Thursday morning.
Mr. Weaver was born in Gloucester
shire, England, and at the time of his
death was 40 years of age. He came to
Nevada in 1878 and for the past fifteen
years he has been a resident of this city.
His occupation was that of a miner and
he worked at Granite, Combination and
in the Hope mine at Philipsburg.
Eleven years ago yesterday (the day of
his death) Mr. Weaver was married to
Miss Christine Ecklund, the ceremony
taking place in Deer Lodge. The
union was blessed with five children,
the eldest being now nine years of age.
Aside from his family Mr. Weaver leaves
an aged mother and a brother (James
P. Weaver) residing near New Chicago,
and a brother (George D. Weaver) m
this city. He also leaves a sister (Mrs.
Rev. C, Quinne)) at Virginia City,
Montana. Mr. Weaver was a member
of the Granite Miners' Union and of
Silver State Lodge No. 36, A. O. U. W.
He was master workman in the latter
organimzation at the time of his death.
The funeral will take place tomorrow
(Saturday) afternoon from the Episco
pal church in this city, The A.O.U.W.
will assist in the funeral services.
The sale of the book accounts of the
estate of Wm. Ray, bankrupt, will take
place tomorrow at 2 o'clock p. m. .'ud
w ill be held at the entrance to the Hyde
block on Sansome street. John S. Ax
tell, trustee of the estate, will conduct
Robert McDonel of this city has put
chased the saloon formerly run by Johu
MtcDermott in Drummonct and has made
many improvements in the place, which
makes it one of the neatest resorts in the
county. Mr. McDonel has many friends
in this city who wish him success in his
G. V. Newcomb and Miss Maggie
Price were united in marriage Monday
evening, Dec. 23rd, at the home of the
bride's mother in Drummond. The
ceremony was terlfrmed by the Rev.
A. H. Morton of New Chicago in the
presence of a large circle of friends.
The bride looked %ery pretty in a dress
of white Swiss, quite simple, but very
becoming, with a veil of white silk allu
sion and wreath of orange blossoms.
Miss Agnes Dooley and Mr. I. H. Dad
dow attended the bride and groom, The
young couple have the best aishes of a
large number of friends and start out in
life with every prospect of a long and
happy future. The presents were nu
The masquerade ball given last Friday
night at Firemen's hall by Hope Lodge
No. 7, D. of H.. was the largest attended,
and it is safe to say the most highly en
joyable affair in the dancing line that
has taken place in Philipsbure this
season. At 8:30 the masquers began to
arrive and until 10:80 there was a con
tinual rush. There were in all about
fifty couples present and probably a
couple of hundred spectators. In fact
the hall 'was so crowded that it was
difficult at times to do much dancing.
There were but twenty-three couples in
the grand march, but it was neverthe
less very attractive and amusing. When
the hour for unmasking arrived almost
every masker was on the floor, and much
merriment ensued when the masks were
doffed and the disguised ones made
known to all. The supper served at the
Kaiser house by the ladies of the Degree
of Honor was one of the best ever served
in the city. Many compliments were re.
oeived by the ladies having charge of the
dining room. Taken altogether the mae.
auerade was a highly creditable pro.
action for a place the size of Philips.
burg, and coupled with the eeneral good
humor that seemed to prevail among all
those present, the affair was conceded a
dePded success, and if one failed to en
joy himself it was his own fault.
Prizes for the handsomest costumes
were awarded to Mrs. C. H. Martin and
H. M. Swan and the prizes offered to the
most original characters were won by
Mrs. T. R. McKinley and Claude Rus
Following is a list of those en masque
together with the characters represented:
Marie Connors, Mask; Mary Morgan,
Flower Girl; Mary Gormon, Mask; Mrs.
Thos. McKinley, Country Guy; Mrs. Geo.
Walters and Mary McOale, Siamese
Twins; Mrs. M. Cochran, Sweet Sixteen;
Jessie Hoyt, Runaway Cirl; Maggie Met
calf, Dawn; Caroline Perraut and Mrs.
Edward Brown, Twins; Lucy Perrant,
Stars and Stripes; Mrs. J. A. McKenna,
Mask; Bridget Culligan, Mask; Leora
McKenna, Mask; Lizzie Murray. Mask;
Mrs. H. M. Swan, Orange Girl; Kate
\Warner, Folly; Mrs. A. ' arkley, Red,
White and Blue; Maggie Ryan, Mask;
Frances Ryan, Mask; Ermia Sherrill,
T HE most sensible and serviceable Christmas Presents in all kinds of wearing
apparel within reach of all. Are you thinking of buying a Cllriitmas Pres
ent and don't know what to purchase? If so, look over the followiune list, as you
may find something that will strike your fancy.
Children's Clothing CG'tlenlen's Clothinlg
1 4 ,"'", Children'- veasty suits. sizes M.en dark blnue vHwvit.
3 to t, in brown ohs- snit-,,, ni(r iicm-lv '
viot ....... $1......... . U only ........... .." $8.50
Men's black brocaded nor -
or- vChildren's vsty muits, with steel snits ¢ nine $12 50
fancy vi'=ts. nRs-crt- oily
S ed ittri....... . Mens ine black clay wor
Bi ys' chiiclillai refe frs steel frock si s$12.50
tsizes r to '), goiu( 75 only...........
$2' gray frock suits at $10.00
r *.ý Boys' black or gray heavy Men's very fancy torocadl
melton reefers, ages3 dark blue snits$14
10 to 16............ 4t....... ........ ,m.. 9_
Also an Extensive Line of No Dolbt Yol'l Find Thbi
Children's Ulsters Here Is the Place to
and Overcoats, Bdl[ Clothing for
etc., etc, the Holidatys .
Offerings in Towels, Table Linens, Etc. Rilgs and Draperies
Red table cloth. 50 inches wide, per yard only.... 320 Lace curtains, fair size, good quality at .... 75.
Red table-cloth, 56 inches wide, per yard only.... 30 Lace curtains, 3 yards long and good width, at..... 95.
Very best of all red table damask, per yard only.. 45e Lace curtains, 3%38 yards long and 54 ins. wide.. $1.85
Fine bleached German table linen, regular 65 A45e Lace curtains, 3.j yards long and 54 inches $300
value selling at ............................. wide, Swiss tambour...................
Fine bleached satin table damask, regular $1.00 65; Brusselet rugs, size 27x54 inches, behautiful de- 95c
value selling at ................... ..U....... u signs, only...
Turkey red table-cloth, with fringes, 6-4 size sell- 5Fc Imported Japanese rugs, reversible, size .30x(i0 1.75
ing at. .................... ................u inches, very handsome.......... ..... ... ..
Turkey red table-cloth, with fringe, 12-4 size sell- 75c Newban brand reversible rugs, very bhav'v, size $2 25
ing at .................................. . . . 30x60 inches, flow er designs. .................. .
Fringed white table-cloth with red border, pure Oc Bromley & Sons best quality reversible ruos, $3 I.25
linen--12 4 size $1.65, 10-4 size $1.25, 6-4 size.... Tp size 30x6U inches, only ..... n..........
Honey-comb towels, bleached or unbleached, 34 7 Tapestry curtains, 3 yards long and 1 yard $2.50
inches long, each............... ... ........... wide. nice patterns..
Bleached crepe towels, very heavy, 40 inches long, I2 lc Chenille curtains, 3 yards long and 1 yard wide. $ 00
each .................................... . 2 assorted colors.............. . .......... re e towels, inches long. 1 Chenille curtains, 3 yards long $3
Pure linen damask towels, 38 inches long. each q)l c0 Extra heavy chenille curtains, 3 yards long .75 "/
going at ....L2 and 38 inches wide ......................... ..
Pure fine linen towels, knotted fringe, 38 inches 271 - Beautiful patterns of chenille table covers. 6x4 90l
long, each ...................................... 2 size ..............................................
A Large Assortment of Handkerchiefs and Mufflers in Cotton. Linen and Silk. Prices from $2,~75 down to 1c
Men'sllercoats LADIES' WAISTS
and Ulsters in a Fine iarietU
Men's long talsters, Ladies' flannelette waists, as
cheap ones at.. $3.75 sorted colors, only........ 90c
Men's long black ker- Ladies' moleskin cloth waists,
sey ulsters-at... $8.75 beautifully trimmed.... $1.40
Men's long black chin- Ladies' flannel waists, red and
chilla ulsters.. $12.50 black, at............... $1.35
Men's long ulsters Ladies' flannel waists, Persian
with beaver collars trimmings. all colors.... $2.00
and cuffs..... $20.00 All our waists and wrappers
Men's long astrakhan are made by the famous
nlsters....... $30.00 Banner Brand.
Men's dark blue beav
er overcoats at $8.75 G t' Neckwear
Men's all-wool black
Sovercoats at.. $10.00 A beautiful assortment just
EtrNew line of Men's received, made up purposely
Shirts, made express- for the Holiday trade, in Tecks,
ly for holiday trade. Bows, Puffs, Four-in-Hands,
Men's fine laundered Club Ties and String Ties in
percale shirts, stiff the very latest shades and the
bosoms, assorted fan- very best quality of silk, prices
III cy colors, at... $1.00 ranging-$1.00, 75c, 50c. 25c
II Men's laundered shirt, and 15c.
so, bosom, with two
collars, made up of
fine madras cloth, go- Don't Forget that a Complete Line of
ing at p......... $1.00
Men's white shirtsilkfront, at... $125 Ladies', isses' and Gildren's LShort Gloaks
Men's pure China silk
shirts at....... $3.75 Can Be Purchased Here at Reduced Prices.
Men's pure Pongee
silk shirts at... $5.00
M.A $2,000 shipment
of Men's Hats jnstre- AdBOSTON STORE Philipsburg
the lates.t styles and dress S , Mont.
colors, and ranging in
to m 30o 75 dow All Mail Orders Promptly Filled
p,,,**+* -- ************r i4***cefo$37dw
Ad Brownie; Mrs. C. Mees, Bride: Mrs.
11 Robert Burnett, Queen Flower; Mrs. W.
a W. Nebethal, Night; Mrs Chas. Martin,
a- Greek; Mrs. Harry Temby, Mask; Bessi
Marble, Runaway Girl; Mrs. Joe Kinney
as Nurze;.Mrs.Emma Pierce, Alabama Coon
id Ti ia Frown, Canary; Maggie Hickey
ie Mask; Edna Maden, ,Goddess of Liberty;
>y Jennie Johnson, Jolly Grass Widow;
s- Gussie Ballard, School Girl; Mrs. Kau,
Columbia; Laura Winkler and Hannah
re Warner, Tomboys; Mrs. Charles Carpp,
d: Witch; Mildred Sherrill, Harvest: Mrs.
n, Schatzer, Little Girl; Mrs. Piper. Topsy;
s. Nellie Olson, Liberty; Frances Porter.
o. Cards; Minnie Brown, Topsy; Grace
se Bradehaw, Spanish Girl; Alma Black
n; burn, Girl from Porto Rico; Gertrude
,t Shearer, Knights of Wash Women.
*s. Barney Pickett, Clown: Raymond Man
it, rer, Mask; Robert larmer, Clown; Lytle
a, Williams, Clown; Miles Cochran, Adm'r
ra al Dewey; Edgar Ballard, Gentleman;
k; Eugene Smith, Uncle Sam; H. M. Swan,
te Faust; Joe Walsh, Clown; Claude Rus
d, sell, Hod Carrier; Charles Martin, Rep.
k; of Red Men Band: Harry Temby. Mask;
11, Frank Harding, Mask; A. Solie, Farmer
Brown; Geo. Walters, Mask; Geo. Mc
Cale, Clown ;Fr:ed Dr) g, Tu rkish Count;
Winm. Calhoun, Cooi; Bert Schoonrover,
Milk Man; Wm. Berthond, Coon;
Howard Nickel. Sailor; Charles Lewis,
The Copper; Alex Berthoud. Mexican;
Frank Farmer. Ghost: Fred Kroger,
Tnik; Ned Pege, Oiler; S. A. Brown,
Fireman: Monroe Powell, Clown; John
Bourbonin, Nobleman: W;alter Walls,
Bum; Gilbert Reek. Swell Farmer; thas.
Howard, Domino; John Ilarding, Span
ish Cavalier; Basil Hoyt, Clown; Wm.
Metcalf, An Old Confederate; Joe Ander
CANDY CATH1ARTIC I3
9ie. s5t. " Uro· la
Genuine stamped C. C. C. Never sold In bulk.
Beware of the dealer who tries to sell
"something just as good."