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WE ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR EVERYTHING IN THE
Toilet Cases Complete line "1847 Rogers Bros."
Hand Bags Silverware
Smoking Sets Ties and Suspenders in handsome
Smoking SXmas. Boxes
Shaving Sets Gold and Silver Mounted French
Carving Sets Briar Pipes in Cases
Tobac co and Cigar Jars Famous Phoenix Mufflers, all Sizes
Post Card Albums and Colors
Ink Wells Celebrated Tree Brand Cutlery
Souvenir Spoons A Complete Line of "Danial Gi een"
Childrens Serwing Sets Comfeys
Childrens Work Boxes Fancy Christmas Boxes of Candy
German Silver Card Cases A Complete line of Lowney's Candies
Silver Plated Glove and Hdkf. Boxes of which we are Sole Agents
Fancy Parlor Lamps Both oil and Electric Initial and Fancy Handkerchiefs for
Dinner Sets, Pipe Racks Ladies and Gentleman
Gillette Safety Razors, Latest Models Sweater Coats caps and gloves
in lcd eylything to be wished for in the way of suiilabe presents for every member of the fually or friends.
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CAPITAL $50,000.00 FULLY PAID
The Peoples' Store One Price to Everybody
At the coal mines near Havre the
price of coal has been advanced to
four dollars per ton.
Plans are being considered for the
construction of an electric railway
system in Kalispeli and vicinity.
Thirty applicants are registered for
the regular examinations for admis
sion to the bar In the state on Dec. 8.
It is announced that not later than
April 1 construction work will begin
on the Gilmore & Pittsburg railroad
line from Armstead to Dillon.
Last week the enrolled students at
the Montana Wesleyan University at
Helena numbered 110. This is the
largest enrollment for the school for
Grain prices at Lewistown advanc
ed remarkably fast last week, and as
a result farmers are bringing out
much grain which they intended to
National forest, ofTicials in the state
have been allotted two thousand do!
lars to be expended in localities where
losses to stock from predatory anti als
Because some of the furniture for
the building has not arrived, the
dedication exercises of the new Pres
byterian church in Bozeman are pos
poned from i)ecember 19 to some time
Resident licenses during the past
hunting season numbered 55,489.
There were 231 stipping permits is
sued, 961 guide and taxidermists
licenses. From the 5S arrests made,
fines amounting to $2.147.5o were
Superintendent J. II. Brown of the
Fort Shaw I nadian Sehool has made a
request that no liquor license be
granted to any one to conduct a saloon
at Fort Siaw. Mr. Brown understood
t hat such a license was to be asked
11. .1. Cunningham, superintendent
of lirzema'n's public school system,
says Montana ranks with t he first in
the list of states in point of average
F salary paid to teachers ald in the per
capita expenditures for the education
The new electric light plant, at,
Lewiston which was to have wen put
in operatior in November will not, be
used until the arrival of the rest of
Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget
Sound railway company representa
tives have purchased right of way in
Lewis and Clark and Powell counties
for the extension from Bonner.
Articals of incorporation of the
Hammond Irrigation company were
tiled last week, the principal office of
the company to be at Forsythe. In
corporators are Thomas E. Hammond,
James E. Rae and F. V. H. Collins.
Capitalization is *50,000.
The Rev. Jacob Mills of Helena has
announced that he will contribute
*10,000 toward th^, building fund of
Wesleyan university of that city,
providing the citizens of Helena con
tribute $50,000. The university now
has an enrollment of 110 students,
and thisnumber is steadily increasing.
In the bulletin of the insurance
department, issued by the State Au.
ditor Cunningham, agents are no
tifled that they have no right under
the law to solicit business for or
place business with the Brooklyn
Fire Underwriters, which has been
listed as unreliable. The Interstate
Business Men's Association of Des
Moines, Iowa is also warned against
doing business in Montana prior to
applying for license and being proper
At the convention of Shriners held
in Helena last week the following of
ficers were elected: Illustrious pot
entate, 0. L. I)illenbacac of Butte;
chief rabban, H. J. Rainsford, An
aconda; assistant chief rabban, Archie
W. Mahon, Glasgow; high priest and
prophet, 0. M. Lanstrum, Helena;
recorder George Booker, Helena;
treasurer, H. M. Parchen. Helena;
oriental guide, H. R. Cunningham,
Butte; delegate to the imperial coun
cil at New Orleans in April, J. D.
Wait of Lewistown, B. E. Calkins of
Butte, J. Benton Leggatt, of Butte,
O. L. Dillenback of Butte. The
illustrious potentate made the fol
lowing appointments: Director, J. D.
Waite, Lewistown; first ceremonial
master, J. H. Hall of Great Falls; sec
ond ceremonial master, P. B. Moss
of Billings; captain of the the guard,
Alexander Lehman of Lewistown;
outer guard, Henry Cowden of
Helena; musical directors, L. C.
Isreal, and Tom Hauser of Helena;
alchemist, Thomas Scott and S. P.
Wright; marshal, Charles E, Beeb