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LIBBY - - MONTANA
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Bntfalo Block - - Kalispell, Mont.
TIMOTHY MILLER .
U. S. Land Commissioner.
LIBBY - - MONTANA
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Physicians and Surgeons
LIBBY - - MONTANA
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Application made at the postoffilce at
Libby, Montana, for entJy assecond-class
matter under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1911.
S. H. Dennis, the real estate
man, visited Troy Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Chase of
troy, were in Libby Monday.
The state treasury began the Ist
of this month with $846,937 on
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. W. Scott of
TrQy visited here Sunday and
Ex-Senator Kennedy went to
Helena Sunday, to be gone about
The'Libby and Kalispell teams
are booked for a labor day game at
Miss Helen Shafer left yesterday
for Detroit Mich., to visit with
R. Moran of Helena, state boiler
inspector, paid the camp an 6fficial
visit last week.
W. M. Mizener, of Dennis &
Mizener, returned Sunday from a
week's visit at Shelby.
"Pitcher Roseburrough of the
Libby Reds has gone to Newport
for a week's visit.
Frank Pival has petitioned to
become a naturalized citizen. His
native land is Austria.
Dr. Flinn returned Friday even
ing from a week's visit in the
eastern part of the state.
The forest service is expending
$600 on a trail up Quartz creek to
the Seventeen-Mile district.
Engineer Pratt and assistant, J.
D. Weir, have been surveying the
sd4ition to Libby west of the court
According to the interstate com
merce commission on June 30,
19io, there was a total of single
track mileage of 240,438 miles of
railroads in different states. It took
58,947 locomotives to carry cn the
business of these lines and 2,290,
331.cars of all kinds. There were
employed on the steam roads i,
699,520 persons, and the capitali
zation of railroad properties was
$18,417,132,238. The number of
passengers carried during the year
covered by the report was 971.
738,499. From the foregoing items
it can be easily understood that the
railroad proposition in the United
States is somewhat stupendous.
Under the new apportionment
bill for the lower house of congress
there will be 433 members, an in
crease of 42. Montana will choose
two members at the next election.
The Pacific Power & Light com
pany is perfecting plans to develop
one million horse power by hydro
electric installation in the Colum
bia river at Priest Rapaids, south
west of Spokane, at a cost of from
eight to ten million dollars. It is
estimated that eight years will be
required to complete the work.
Bee : Fred Whiteside visited
Lincoln county on Sunday and re
ports good crops and prosperous
:onditions, especially in and around
eureka. Libby is also very pros
perous, there being much activity
in mining, both placer and quartz.
t4any substantial brick buildings
iave been erected in Libby and the
dlace has assumed the air of a me
Marsh Roberts and Lou Hale
,f Troy were in Libby last Thurs.
tay preparing for a prospectlng
rip at the head of Pipe creek,
vhere they are following up some
rood mineral indications.
house. It consists of 12 blocks of
close-in property that should find
W. O. Fraser, a life insurance
man with headquarters at Mis
soula, was in town this week.
Stanley WooI, the Troy mer
chant and baseball fan, took in the
Kalispell-Libby game Sunday.
Wm. Lusher and family, who
have been at Spangle, Wash., since
lst fall, have returned to Libby.
N. Boleus of Shelby, Mont., a
sign painter, arrived in Libby last
Sunday and has decided to locate
A marriage license was issued
Tuesday to John Henry McCarty
and Stella Gertrude Taylor, both
H. O. Bell, manager of the Met
ropolitan Motor Car company of
Spokane, was a business visitor
Frank Mateja and Agnes Vlasak,
both of Libby, were married on
Saturday last, Judge C. R. Hoff
The register and receiver of the
land office at Havre have been
suspended, pending an investiga
tion of the office.
Chas. G. Reeder, a Spokane cap
italist and mining man, was look
ing over property interests in the
[,ibby district last week.
Gilbert Omlie of Troy was circu
lating among his friends here last
Thursday and incidentally attend
,ng to some land buisiness.
According to the estimates of the
Big Blackfoot Milling company it
>wns 785 million feet of standing
imber in Lincoln county.
The Libby Realty company has
_eceived a set of new office furni
ure for their suite of rooms in the
first National bank block.
J. A. Tormey of Bayne's Lake,
3. C., associated with the Frost
nIvestment company, Eureka and
ipokane, was in Libby last week.
For 90 Days
Will Buy a Year's Subscription to
Cash in Advance
The trustees of the Presbyterian
church at a meeting Sunday even
ing, decided to erect a church on
their lots at the corner of Califor
nia and 4th.
Teachers examination will be
held at the courthouse, and the
8th grade state examination at the
school house, in Libby, Aug. 25
and 26. Supt. Schools.
Jas.. Quivey has sold his resi
dence property here to Crottean
and Richards and has gone to
Cheney, Wash., where he has
property and will reside for a time.
Jas. Casey, Jr., has been in Spo
kane during the past week visiting
his wife, who recently underwent
an operation for appendicitis. He
reports her as recovering from her
H. L. Heidelburg of Anthon,
Iowa, and wife and daughter, after
a week's visit with his brother-in
law, C. C. Bradley, left Tuesday
for home, returning by way of
Pacific coast points.
Willie, the 9-year old boy of
Smith Sollinson, while playing
with other children Tuesday, met
with an accident in which he re
ceived a broken leg. Dr. Auld
reduced the fracture.
Keller Bros. jewelers, and Bene
dict, the druggist, have removed
to the new Duncan brick, on Min
eral ave. and 3rd, where they will
have handsome, modern quarters
for their lines of business.
Henry Shriber, the county bridge
builder, will start work soon on a
bridge across Pipe creek, about
three miles north of town. There
is quite a settlement above that
point and more are coming in.
County Assessor Stonechest is
preparing plans for a handsome
seven room bungalow residence on
the building site he recently pur
:hased in the Lukens addition.
Work of construction will begin at
H. P. Burlingham came down
'rom Gateway Sunday, where he
sad been looking after the dis
mantling of the Burlingham saw
mill, which will be removed tc
Parmenter creek, west of Libby.
Five cars will be required to trans
port the plant, and the work of
getting it ready for shipment i:
well under way.
The families of Joseph Copping
er and Mr. Morrow arrived Sun
day from Oklahoma, joining their
husbands who had preceded them
a couple of weeks. Mr. Coppinger
is on a deal for two lots and will
build a residence at once.
The Kootenai Land & Invest
ment Co. located the Hersch broth
ers of Nebraska on claims north of
Troy, and yesterday three prospec
tive settlers from eastern Montana
were taken to Troy to look at
claims in the same vicinity.
Announcements are out for the
marriage of Miss Pearl Whiting to
Ray L. Burr of Spokane, which in
teresting event will take place at
the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Whiting, at
Troy, on the 28th of this month.
Dr. and Mrs. Montgomery, At
torney Rice and sister, Mary
Virginia Rice of Denver, Colo.,
and the Misses Helen Shafer and
Anna Ketridge, returned last
Thursday from a ten-day outing
trip to the Silver Crown cabin near
While up at his property on Big
Cherry this week "Dock' Howard
noticed a big blazed tree upon
which was scrawled with a pencil
"Headed for the N. P. Bank rob
bers, train robbers and postoffice
robbers-the 8 who robbed the
Libby bank!" Whether this is an
echo of the bank breaking at this
place or the work of a josher,
"Dock" says he is entirely too busy
Jas. W. Blackford of Lewiston,
Mont., has taken office room in
bank building and will practice
law here. The gentleman comes
well recommended as a most cap
able lawyer and will be a valuable
acquisition to the town. He was
so well impressed with the pros
pects of Libby that he has invested
Kalispell Times: Jas. A. Cor
am and son Chester D. Coram, and
Chas. M. Wood, a Boston lawyer,
arrived in Kalispell Saturday night
and are making quite a stay here
as guests of the James Corams. Mr.
Joseph Coram is one of the pioneer
investors in Kalispell and the Flat
head and was instrumental in or
ganizing and promoting the origi
nal waterworks company in Kalis
pell. The B. & M. mill on Still
water was also one of his enter
prises and he was until recently
owner of the Libby townsite.
Mr. Coram sees the immense
possibilities opening ahead of this
country and is now- considering a
proposition looking to the develop
ment of power at Kootenai Falls.
It is asserted that sufficient energy
can be developed there to turn
every wheel in the state of Mon
Sheriff Kerens of Bonner county,
Ida., arrived yesterday from Hele.
a with requisition papers for the
two men who recently burglarized
the Little store at Bonners Ferry
and wererrested here by Marshal
For sale-16 inch, i8 inch and
2-ft. wood, delivered. Leave or
ders with J. P. Wall.
B. F. HOWARD & SON.
MONTGOMERY G. RICE
Office in City Hall, Mineral Ave.
Libby - - Montana
about $5,000 in real estate, Mr.
Blackford spent last winter in
Oklahoma and in other states, but
until he visited this section, found
nothing which appealed to him
sufficiently strong to induce him to
choose a new home.
The assessment roll for Lincoln
county for this year covers a prop
erty valuation of $2,772,489, ex
clusive of railroads, which last
year was $2,432,251, which if it
remains the same this year will
give a total in the county of $5,
204,740. It is not probable that
the railroad valuation will be less
than last year and there may be a
small increase by the state board
Mrs. J. J. T. Vaughn died Mon
day night, after a protracted ill
ness. The deceased was born 47
years ago in London and came to
New York when a child of 12.
Two years ago she was married to
Mr. Vaughn and has resided here
since. Funeral services were con
ducted from the Presbyterian
church, Rev. Reed officiating,
Tuesday afternoon, The pall
SIXTEEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK.
(Items Culled from Old Troy Times.)
A force of men and some teams
were at work on a ditch and flume
at Kootenai Falls.
Peter Larson, better known as
"Swede Pete," killed Ed Hawkins
with a club in a Troy alleyway,
during a drunken brawl. After
being pretty roughly handled by
several railroad men, Larson was
taken to Kalispell for trial.
The boat running from Ft. Steele
to Jennings brought down the first
shipment of ore from the North
Frank McParland, a guide and
prospector, was drowned in Lake
McDonald by a boat upsetting.
Fourteen sacks of Kootenai river
sand were taken to Spokane for a
test run through the King fine
gold saving machine.
A free ferry at Troy was put in
A full line of
All Fresh and New
LIBBY JEWELRY COMPANY
E. M. BROWN, Mgr.
Libby, Montana - - In Postofice Bldg.
D. W. GOOD, Propr.
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LIBBY - - MONTANA
B. F. MAIDEN
Practice in State and U. S. Courts
and Land Offices.
LIBBY - - MONTANA
DR. L, E. MONTGOMERY
Office: Libby Hotel.
LIBBY - - MONTANA
bearers were M. J. Brown, W. M.
Curtiss, Timothy Miller, A. C.
Ross, John Elliott and Jos. Pritch
Coroner Geo. Ottowa returned
Sunday morning from Eureka,
where he had been called by a tele
gram that Mrs. A. L. Queen bad
been found dead at her homestead
on upper Pinkham creek. An in
vestigation showed that death had
come from natural causes. Her
husband is an employee of the
Eureka Lumber company and Mrs.
Queen and four children were liv
ing on the claim.
Not to be behind other progres
sive cities, Libby now has an auto
livery and transfer, Mr. Edwarc
of Vancouver, B. C., instituting the
enterprise, having arrived last
week with a '45-horse power car.
le will bring in two more cars as
soon as he acertains the proper
:ars needed for the roads in this
section. It is expected. auto out
ing parties will soon be a feature
)f the Libby country in providing
utdoor sports of recreation and
to service to accommodate the Yahk
The mineral land commissioners
began examining and classifying
lands in the Libby and Troy dis
The air was heavy with smoke
from forest fires. A heavy fire was
reported from Kootenai Falls.
Columbia Falls was awarded the
state soldiers' home. The citizens
of the town had subscribed $3200
in money and 142 acres of land.
Whitney, charged with horse
theft, who had tscaped from the
Kalispell jail, was captured at
Troy and Sheriff Baldwii was no
-James M. Blackford, Lawyer,
First National Bank Building,