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Mrs. Jeff Sherman has been quite
sick for the past week.
Cash paid for hides and pelts by
Bryant Bros. Maln street.
Angus McMillan, of Beaver Creek,
is in Helena visiting his brother this
Wanted-A girl for general house
work; apply at this office.
John T. Shults of Gilt Edge was in
Thursday night and became a full
fedged Knight of Pythias.
Bargains in household furniture.
Call at Judith Basin Bank.
George Edgerly of Flatwillow was
in this city the latter part of the wea.
visiting his wife and baby.
Only the best or meats kept on hand
at the Lewistown Meat Market.
Leo Hogeland, the Deerfield sheep
man, was in Lewistown oh a busl
ness trip for a few days last week.
Supply of World almanaco now on
hand at the Argus offioe, 35 cents each.
Geo. A. Parrott has sold the house
on Fifth avenue, at preesft occupied
by George Wiedeman, to J. A. Alk
Buy your coal of the McDonald
Creek Coal Co. Office at Norman's
A. A. Aikem of Humansville, Mis
sourl, has arrived In this city to ssist
his brother, J. A. Alken, in the Gold
en Rule store
If you buy the McDonald Creek coal
you will make no mistake. Leave or.
ders at Norman's jewelry store.
Misses Stella Mackay and Mildred
Corbln were the gusts of Mr. and
Mrs. D. L. Shafer of Cottonwood from
Friday until Sunday.
The product or the Black Diamond
coal mines is first class. Order from
J. L. Beebe at the Bank of Pergus
Miss Margaret Sipple, who is well
known in this city, has a position as
stenographer in New York City where
she went to spend her wi&ter vaca
tion, and will. remain there perma
Home rendered lard is the best
at the Lewistown Meat & Provision
Carl Anderson will stand a fine
English shire stallion one mile from
town on the Kendall road for the com
ing season. The horse is dark brown.
four years old and weighs 1,650 lbs.
He may be seen in the Elkhorn stable
every Saturday. Season, $10.
World Almanacs contain reliable
data-We have them.
Miss Meyerslck, county superintend.
ent of schools, announces that at the
teacher's institute, which convenes
next week, Rev. Henry Quickenden
will deliver a course of four lectures
upon the subject of "Vocal Expres*
Paul McCormick of Billings has of
fered to contribute $1,000 toward a
World's Fair exhibit provided there
can be found fifty other men in the
state who will contribute an equal
amount. President Scallon of the
Anaconda Copper Mining company
says that the various Amalgamated
companies will contribute $5,000 tnd
that he will give $1,000 personally.
Saturday and Monday Sale at the " W OWN
I Multitudes of Rare Inducements for Shoppers A
THAT COME HERE SATURDAY AND MONDAY, MARCH 21 AND 23
Better than any previous sale--yes, we know our former efforts are hard to beat, but it's nevertheless true this time. A progressive store like the
Commercial Company must improve its past continually, otherwise it would cease to be the people's best supply house. So this sale is better, bigger,
broader than those held before, and also it is the best sale held anywhere.
A FEW SPECIALS CORSETS AND WAISTS. DRESS STUFFS
300 yards Turkey Red,reen and Yellow Table Damask. Thidl sat. iYne'wla.h n ur broken lot. odd~ls and r.! i, ,or- Two important Il(h, irpricings in immense lines of fab
Al soft, durable German Linens. Real value et in rabl white and of tandad lue, r ood ality, greatest de
up to 50c er ard. Sale Price Saturdawait. ,arlrirshape, ste adaitandard value, rare good quality, greatest de
up to 50 per yard. SalPriceSatudayt ale Price Saturday and Monday 2Sirability.
and Mlonday ..................................
1i, bolts plain and fancy dresls goods, real val- 12c
10pers, redoz. fal value and fleeed vPrice Satp- e 10 dozein,iot 1-. Seamless ribbed unbleHaclh- e 35e a yard. Sale Price Saturday
r a aa l girls aists and Mlonday ...................................
urday and 'londay .......................... Pri . . Me.... 10 bolts plain and fai:cy dress goods, real value 0 .
25 doz. Men's 9 ounce blue denim overalls, real 20 cents a yard. Sale Price Saturday and
value 75c. Sale Price Saturday and 10 dozen,l,,t 21 ,Seamless ribbed ,l.ach- onday ..........................................
Monday .......................... boy by anl L~ M" Waists MWast :3 Remember above values are for Saturda,
Five dozen Boys Cottonade Pants, real vailu 75c. 3 5 al Price M. Wl ,on... Remember above values are for
Sale Price Saturday and Monday ........ "...* . and Monday Only.
Kelly and Moulton pay cash for
A little girl made her appearance
in the family of Phillip Laux Wed
The Judith Hardware Co. sells the
Sharpless Tubular Cream Separator.
Miss Myrtle Ackerman is spendlag
a few days with the family of Charles
Baelden in Utica this week.
A. M. . Bloan has let the contract
for the erection of a two story resi
dence on Watson street to D. J. Kane.
Send 40 cents in stamps and we will
mall you a copy of the World almanao
Thomas Knight arrived in Lewis
town Sunday from Chestnut Mound.
Tennessee, and has entered the gro
cery department of Lehman's depart
ment store as a clerk.
When you want coal go to J. L.
Beebe, the agent for the Black Dia
mond Coal Co., at the Bank of Fergus
F. J. McShane of Omaha, the rail
road contractor, arrived in this city
Saturday night. He expressed himself
as satisfied that their part of the work
will be completed so as to get the road
into Lewistown by July 1st.
E. H. Crabtree, assays, examinations
and reports. Mining properties listed
for sale. A good list of undeveloped
properties now offered on reasonable
terms. Cyanide propositions a spe
cialty, Lewistown, Mont.
Ruby and Phoebe King, children of
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. King, were strick
en with scarlet fever the first of the
week. Mr. King is staying at the
home of William McClain while the
place is under quarantine.
The two weeks old baby of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Bowman died Wednesday
morning about 6 o'clock and was bur
led in the city cemetery Thursday af
ternoon. The bereaved parents have
the sympathy of all friends and ac
quaintances in their loss.
Kelly & Moulton furnish abstracts
of city, ranch or mining property.
Ben Wledeman is "rusticatin"'
around in Great Falls this week, a
certain fair damsel, whose name we
failed to get from him, being the chief
attraction in the smelter city. He in
tended to return within a week but
may decide to stay away longer.
Lost-Between Washington street
and school house, a ladies' gold watch.
A suitable reward will be paid fdr It
return to the Bank of Fergus County.
Director Foster of the experimea:
station in Boseman shipped a car load
of lambs and wethers to Chicago re
cently, receiving $7.75 for the lambs
and $6 for the wethers. This is said
to be the highest price ever receiv
ed for western fed lambs and weth
Kelly & Moulton represent the
Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Co. of
Hon. John D. Walte returnel Wed
nesday from Helena, where he had
been in attendance upon the upper
house of the legislature. He was
among the number who accepted the
invitation to visit Anaconda, this pre
venting him from returning home at
the same time that Representat.ves
King and Hilger came.
The Good Enough sulky plow is the
stuff. Call at the Judith Hardware
Joseph Vanek and Vo:'Ias, irueska,
who recently came out iele front Ne
braska on a prospecting trip, have
purchased the farm of Herman Clau
sen west of town on CottonwooIy The
ranch consists of 960 acres of the
best farming land in the count; and
commanded a consideration f' $10,
000. The purchasers, who eapect to
engage in general farming and flne
stock raising, took immediate posses
sion and will move their famille~ out
some time in the spring. The deal
was made through the real estat of
fice of Cook & Hilger.
People often ask, "in what way can
I secure the greatest value for the
least expenditure?" Place a tele
phone in your business place or resi
dence and your experience will afford
the ready answer to such inquiries.
LEWISTOWN TELEPHONE CO.
A very social surprise was given
Mrs. R. W. Nobles Saturday last by
Ben O'Hara and Jack Tierney of
Greene paid the Argus office an ap
preciated visit on Monday.
Kelly & Moulton for lots, for hous
es, for insurance, for surety bonds.
Mrs. Austin Warr returned Sunday
from Kansas City, where she has been
visiting relatives for the past month.
Mr. Warr sailed on the 10th for Eng
land and will not return to Lewistown
before the middle of May.
Wesley Sprague and Charles May
were both fined $20 ,y Justice McFar
land Wednesday alternoon for petty
larceny, and in default of payment
went to jail for ten days. They and
Charles Bisset were accused of steal
ing 1,000 pounds of oats from the
property of A. R. Frame. Bisset hav
ing always borne a good reputation,
was let off with a $10 fne.
For sale by Kelly & Moulton, 300
head of cattle from 1 to 5 years old.
The balmy spring days which have
intermittently prevailed for the past
two weeks have aroused the base ball
fever among the thirty-third degree en.
thusiasts and there is no doubt that
Lewistown will have a team the com
ing season. The Montana Hardware
and the Power Mercantile boys are
already lined up and merely await a
nice warm, dry day to decide their
conflicting claims of championship.
Hair Work made to order-Mrs. A.
McLeod, Boulevard. near Third Ave.
The funeral services of Ju4ne John
E. Murray, which were held from the
Catholic church Friday morning, were
most impressive. The house was
crowded with old and young who all
alike, were present to pay a solemn
tribute of respect to a good man gone
to his final reward. The old pineers
turned out en masse to participate in
the last ceremonies over the body of
their dead comrade.
The "Irish" social given at the Pros.
byterlan church Friday evening was
thoroughly enjoyed by the one hun.
dred or more guests present A pro.
gram consisting of vocal and instru
mental music and recitations was ren
dered, some good stories of the sons
of Erin were told and the evening of
pleasure brought to a close with a
dainty lunch prepared by the ladies
of the church.
The Norwich Fire Insurance Socitey
of England is one of the strongest in
the world. Kelly & Moulton, Agents.
Since the installation of the system
of water works the residents of Lew
istown have begun to turn their atten
tion more seriously to the planting of
trees, quite a number of orders having
already been placed with one Lewis
town firm. Nothing beautifies a city
like trees and grass, and as Lewis
town now has the two essentials, good
soil and plenty of water, an especial
effort should be made to add to the
appearances of the city by setting out
trees and sowing grass seeds.
Reliable data on all matters of gen
eral Interest are contamed in the
World almanacs, 35 cents each at the
Leave orders with W. J. Wells for
Miss Ada Meyersick left yesterday
morning for Kendall ant .;ilt Edge
on a visit to the schools.
World Almanacs 35 cents each at
The rooms next to the McDonald -
Hogl bufot has been leased by Wal.
ter Knight, who will occupy it with
his tailoring establishment as soon aa
some needed repairs are made.
The old reliable Phoenix Fire mnsur.
anc Co. of Brooklyn, N. Y. Kelly &
About April 15, 1903, ('ha.. E. Rich.
ards, administrator of th,. estate of
WVilliam H. Davis, deceam"i. will sell
to the highest bidder th, Davis im
roved ranch, located thr,"., miles south
of Lewistown. Terms: Tit per cent
cash the day of the sale arndl the bal
ance on approval of sale by the court.
Deputy Game Warden I emnry Fergu.
son of Bozeman announcls that many
elk are starving to death in the vicinli
ty of the National Park boundary line.
On a trip of investigation he discov
ered eight dead elk the hrst day out
and says that there are hundreds of
them dying in that vicinity. Some
of the Indians employed at Horr have
been killing the animals which are
easily overtaken in their weakened
condition. Two of the Indians have
been arrested and will be tried later.
For ale--A seven room house.
Good location. Apply at this office.
An application has been filed in
the land office by George C. Williams
to locate a ditch and reservoir site ul.
der the national irrigation act of
March 3, 1891. The application asks
for a right of way through townships
156 and 16 n,. ranges 24, 25 and 26 east.
A part of this land is included in the
tract recently withdrawn from entry
from the cammlasioner's letter of
Feb. 14 and the register and receiver
of the land ofice here doubt if they
will be allowed to favorably act upon
the application, under the recent or
Kelly & Moulton have some excel
lent bargains In lots, houses and
A great flare of light In the northern
heavens and a fre call brought out
the boys about nine o'clock Sunday
night, but after a run of s squares
they came to a halt and were soon
sent back to the station. At the For
syth house, Boulevard, a lady had
been endeavoring to obtain a fire In
the stove, and to assist had thrown
a can of gasoline Into the flame. The
result was what might be Imagined.
Before more than some bedding, a lit
tie clothing and one piece of furnl*
ture were mire Mr. Forsyth came to
the rescue and cast the can out of the
window, the prevailing fog adding
brilliancy to the Intense Same. While
all concerned were pleased the fire
was no more dangerous than proved,
the fire boys went home with a tinge
of disappointment, as it was their first
call since the water works were in
running order and as nearly every
member was on hand and the appar
atus was in good shape, they were
prepared to give a good account of
To my old Patrons and Friends:
Having sold my drug stock in Lew
Istown and Gilt Edge, I am desirous of
closing up all accounts at once. I
will keep the l,ooks in my own pos
session for three weeks from this
date, and then they will be place!d In
the hands of an attorney for coli..
tlon. You can h etle cheaper and ,,as
ler with me,. V. H. WIILLIAMS.
Lewistown, March 19, 1903.
Pigs for sale by R. E. Hamilton. city.
Mrs. G. J. Wiedeman has several
articles of furniture for sale. Please
call In the forenoon.
Blackford & Blackford, attorneys,
office in Judith Basin Bank building.
E. H. Crabtree left Saturday for
Denver on mining business. He ex
pects to be gone for ten days or two
"Peruna," a herder of the fleecy
flock, got himself around too much
bootleg Tuesday afternoon and was
taken in tow by Marshal Bebb.
If you have ground that no ordinary
plow will scour in get a Good Enough
Sulky Disk nlow of the Judith Hard
ware Co., and your troubles will ceaso.
Ed. Skinner has purchased of .,11.
Kimball the Mint Buffet on the (or'
ncr of Main street and Fourth aven,,ue.
The new proprie4tor took possession
I. W. Tubbs. a younger brother of
the Tubbs brothers of this city, arriv
ed Sunday from Chestnut Mound.
Tenn., and may decide to permanently
Harness made of solid, pliable leath
er, no stretching, spongy stock, no
ripping, and warranted in every way.
You will fnd it at the Judith Hard
The literary society of the Forest
Grove district has arranged to give a
dance in the school house on the 3rd
of April. Good music will be furnish
ed and a pleasant time guaranteed to
all. Proceeds to go to the school.
Miss Shields, of Chicago, will ar
rive in Lewistown Saturday morning
to enter upon her duties as trimmer
for the Power Mercantile Company.
She was employed by Manager W. D.
Symmes, who Is in Chicago at the
Honorable David Hilger of this
county has been re-appointed to the
position of sheep commissioner for
Fergus county. Mr. Hillger takes an In.
terest in faithfully performing the da.
ties of the office sad his re-ppoint
ment is a just recognltion of his past
Robert Henderson has resigned his
position an bookkeeper for the Barnes
King Mining company and has gone
east for a visit. Upon returning he
will act as bookkeeper for the Alder
Gulch Gold Mining company, whose
properties are located in the Little
At St. James' church the following
services will be held next Sunday:
At 11:00 a. m., morning prayer and
sermon. Subject, "The Character of
Pilate." 7:30 p. m., evening prayer
and sermon. Subject "The Character
of Herod." Sunday school at 9:40 a.
m. Everybody welcome to all ser
vices. A. W. BELL. Rector.
Come to the Judith Hardware Co.
and examine our plows, harrows,
drills, harness, etc. Every article
carefully selected and warranted. We
want you to see these excellent Imple
Deputy Stock Inspector Theo. Nich
ols arrested Fred Davis Friday night
on a warrant telephoned from Havre
by George W. Hall. According to a
letter received by Inspector Nichols
from Inspector Hall, Davis is guilty of
stealing a horse from Ryan Bros.
down on Musselshell several weeks
ago. He rode the horse into Lewis
town and disposed of it to some par
ties who bought a hand of horses In
this vicinity and sent them to Canada.
Inspector Nichols is anxious to hear
further from Hall as he does not want
to hold Davis longer than necessary
for fear that he might prove to be the
wrong man. Hall's letter states that
Davis has sx.rved two terms in the
Buckskin pony. foretop, platt been rtoactui.
nowly 5lh(M oun fore feeti scar nia left hIji
R on erft shouulder. Strayed from Lew:
t, wn March Vtha. Suitable reward for in
formation regarrding his whereabaputr.
Mts. B.C. SHITS, Lewlatown.
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Succesor to 1\uI C. I. WIIAM S
GEORGE M. STAFFORD,
Manufacturer and Dealer In
Harness and Saddles
And oompleteline of Turf Coods,Cuna,
AmmuttiLon and Zloyole Supplies.
LEZWISTOWN1, M * ONTANA.
ELKNORI LIVERY, FEED AND SALE STABLE
J. E. PINKLEY, Proprietor
The oest of Deable
sad siagle igs sad
BAST OP st-m.
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Rough Lumber, Barbed Wire and
Can receive proofs, final proof on land as U. S.
Commissioner. Notary Public.
PUBLIC TELEPHONE IN STORE
Garneill, : : : : Montana.
Juldith Iardwn Stre.
Dr. ledges has practiced den
tistry for over thirty years. Does
Crown and Bridge Work, and in
iact performs all operations per
taining to dentistry according to
the latest improvements of the
All operatioNs assured
In polnt of excellence and
Local aeestetic for pailess
35 CENTS 40 CENTS
AT OFFOE. POST PAID.
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