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l.ivingston. Dec. 26.-Mrs. C. N. Sar gent of Jardine was in the city Monday on her return from a visit with friends ill Big Timber. Mrs. J. G. McKay, Mrs. Fletcher and Mrs. J. Ii. Moore of Big Timber were in the city last Saturday visiting friends. Dr. and Mrs. W\. A. Moore and little daughter arrived in the city Sunday from Big Timber for a brief visit with friends here. Mrs. Frank Philips and son of Escanaba, Mich., arrived in the city Tuesday and went up to Horr for a visit with the fan. ily of II. G. Merry. At the annual election of officers of l.iv ingston hive of 1.ady Maccabees the fol lowing were chose: Addlie Towne, lady commander; Hattie (;reer. lieutenant com manader Chloe \'olhctt, record keeper; Eunice Shaw, finance keeper; Katie Iniu sell, chaplain ; Mrs. Ella North, sergeant; Julia Mulholland. picket; Christine lidl ridge, sentinel. At the contclusion of the tleleilnl lunch was served. The Livingston Fire JDepartment hand gave a grand ball and concert in tihe opera Jotile on the eveninig of tecetmlbet 22. In the concert titi lil ad was assisted by the lb.rt local talent. The program in cludtled mltnbers by MIiss I)arrrchl, Messrs. H. It. I.dwards. F. t11. Tolhurst, a clarinet duet by Frank Nelson astd Louis Iltawsn, and selections by the double male quar tet. The Iady Maccabees gave a masquerade ball in the oplera house Christtmas night. l'wel e handlsomte prizes were donated by the merchants of the city. They were: Clock, I. i . t'unfarr; six linen lhandker chief.. Thomplson company; silk waist, Ilelnerlin Mercanti le company; beer stein, Sax & McCuet: military bIrushes, J. IM. Seamani: silk sus.lenders, Winslow Mer cantile conpany and Ge(;corge Iroplild; ladys gohld chai. WV. IPavey; military blrunshes. MNrs. North; silk scarf, Itostom store; point lace haudkerchief, Mrs. Wool icy. It. P. Meyers and J. It. Ilathhorn have been appointed by the county commllllissionl ers as delegates to the mleeting of the Na tional Livestock association which meets in O(regon Januitary 13 to .15 ilnlusive. A letter received from S. II. Crookes, at sea on board the steamsllip Ventura ot the )ceanic Steatimslhip company, indicates that the livingston-Htunolulu party is en joying the ocean voyage and that none of them iuffers froim sea sickness, At the annual election of ofliers of di. vision No. I of the l.adies' Aid society of the tContgregati,,al church, held at the tlioe of M.rs. Scheuber. Mrs. James T'homlp.oll was Ctlcte'ld presidenit. NMrs. liockovem, i ice president. and Mrs. Frank lReese, secretary ttand treasurer. 'The l1o'ertt \'tiodment lodge of C'lyde Park gave a dance in Rock Ctreek hall on Christmas night. The arrangements were in the hands of competent comntmittees and the all air was most enjoyable. Col. W\. II. Yeaton left on Tuesday for Texas to visit a son who resides int that state. iie expects to lie absent most of the winter. VIRGINIA CITY Virginia City., Dec. 26.--.\11 of the churches held elaborate ciristmnas exer cises this week aindl on the whole there have been maniy obsecrvanles ol the day in this city. Sunday evening, at the residence of Richard Peel, ini this city, Fay I(ainau was uniited inl marriage to Miss Syaline Rit's, daughter of Mrs. Richard Peel. Judge M1. II. Parker perforamed the cere maolny. Both bride and bridegroom are well knoiwn and highly respected young people of this city, and their friends are tttmmlleredl by tihe list of their acquaitnt ances. The wedtlingu was ta quiet affair. only a few iolist intimate friends having becni invited. Two younttg peoptle. hboth well known anld npopular in Virgilia Cily and the Ruby valley. were narried in Butte last week. They were Le.ti Iainan and NMiss Riuby Sullivan, a daughter of Aaronl Sutllivatl, formerly of .Missouri but for the last two years a resident of Virgiinia City anid the Ruby valley. The nOt proceeds frim the ,Mother Goose play andl gypsy festival by the El'isc ep:l ututday school was $5o.5o. This was expended in presents for the Sunday schtool C'hristimas tree, whltich by the kilnd permission of M1 rs, Elling was given inl the (hurch on C'hristmas eve. Every hotel and lodging hlouse in tile city ha:s been crowdled to overflowing dur ing the past week, the rush being occa siotnedl by the unusual number of jurors iand witntesses ill attedance at the dis trict court. ,Many of the visitors found ac conlmmodations at the homtes of the hos pitable residents of this city. Philip Beisinger and Viola P. I.angdon, hoth of Laurin, were itarried here re cently by Justice of the Peace Johtson,. On New Year's eve tihe congregationl of Grace Methlodist Eliscopal chlurchl will hold a night watch service. Ieginnihlg at aI p. In. andt continuingii until midnight. l'Thie Virginia City l)raimatic club has selected the drama entitled "Tony, tihe Convict," to be pirepared at the Audi toriuit for tile ienteit of the public school about the middtlle of January. PTrominent allmolng the Pony visitors to the county seat du'rilg court week were WV. \V. Morris, Judge W. S. I)Ducan, D)r. i. S. Stafford andl Willianli Cruse. W. 11. Raymond of IHelnontt park w'as a visitor here a few days ago. Virginia City Chapter No. ,. Orlder of Eastern Star, elected and inst:lleld the fl lowing oficers Tuesday evening: \Worthy matron, Nellie Cole; worthy patron, Juliani A. Knight: assistant miatroin, Essic M. Vickers; secretary, L.ucille D. Knight; treasurer, Flora N. 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Callaway; organist, Ieonard iJ. Moritz; warden, Martha \'ickers; sentinel, J. B. llowmitall; physician, Dr. R. A. White. BOULDER Boulder, Dec. 26.- Following is usual custom the management of the state school for the deaf, dumb anid blind gave a Christmas tree Christmas inornilg. There were inanly gifts sent froml oult side points andil, on the whole, the tree distribution was a great success. T'here were also Christmas trees at both the Prcs Ibyterilan atnd tlhe Methodist churches. Mrs. W. A. Maxfield and chillren were here part of last week, and, after disposini of their househol l goods ill Whitclhall thIey expect to make their home in L'tah. lMarie and Alicei Maguire of Butte are at Mr. C.n Smilth 's in the valley to .petnd holiday week. A New Year hall will I I given ly the ladies (if the l-liscopal uilil on the eveln ing of Tihursdlay, lt-tiemlr .. Frank Ptolt's is huii, trim Lewis. townl for the holidays. Mrs. .\. V. t;ils.un.' lh is visitinig in Illinois, exlects to start home I ecem her o'7. Mis lhi n C(' ik, who is teahling sihnol at Logan, is home for the holiday vaca tion. Iten Itriscne of Ihelena will be united in mal:rriage oln Il)eembcr 28 to M.iss Stephens of Fort .Logan, Meagher county. BIuller eill be very well represented at the stlate teaCh rs' associatiotlt leetlilg in Anacnmla inext -weeuk, those intending to go hlieiiing is Miller and Mr. Toan of the high sclhool: \r. Fox, Miss 'il cher. Mlss, Slater adl Miss I.eavitt of the pullic school: Miss Kriger, county super intenldent. and Mr. MAltnrcy of the state school. Miss Miller and Mr. McAloney appear on the program. The local lodge of Odd Fellows has elected the following ollieers: John M. Tindall, noble grantl; A. J. Mcl.ain, vice grand: J. II. Maxfiehl, treasurer ; G. W. Fox, secretary. The Masonic loiIgc has closen tile fol Inwing officers for thle ensuing year: I)r. A. 1.. Ward, worshipful master.; Iees Tay lor, senior wardeni: A. J. 1lolloway, junior warden ; (;eIrge' I'falt, secretary: Tl'homas Simpkins, treasurer: W V. W\hetstune, senior deacon: William T. Sweet, tiler J. Ii. Miller, lodge trustee. BILLINGS BIillings, )Dec. 26.. --James K. Iolmuies of Baldwin is spending the holidays in town. Miss L.ora Goddard. who is attending the Chicago university this year, arrived hotme this week. Miss l.ulu Railslack. a student of the State university at' Missoula, and Inez and Irene IElliot, students of a college at Ta coma, are at home on a holiday visit. Mayor Fred II. Foster has returned from ant extended trip through Fergus county, where he has spent the past three weeks on business. Miss Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wells Smith, started to Bradford, l'a., Sunday, where she will attend school for two years. Shle was accompanied by J. H. t;ephart. her cousin, who spent several months here. The Sunday school of the Methodist Episcopal church gave 'lie cantata, en titled, "Waiting for Santa (laus on Christmas Eve," at 7:30 o'clock. After the cantata, candly, titts a:nd fruit were distributed to tile iemiblers of the Sun day school. The cantllata was a plronllolnced success and reflected tupont the skill of those taking part. Tom I luhgatn 'has returned front St. Pauil. Mr. and Mrs. II. I., Segive were in Butte last Sundaly. William Mectn iell of the Miles ('ity fire delpartment. and Ilarvey Motlt of tilhe electric light comlpany of the s:ame city, were here during the week. BOZEMAN lhozentan. Dec. 26.--Amlong thle many pleasant 'hristmllas evenlts of the week was tile dance given on Christmas night by the yuung people illn Maxey hall. I)ick Booker of Iliffmanlll is spending a few days in lBozenan this week, visit ing frienis. \W. II. Babcock, an old-time pioneer of this county, left Ibat lat week for Seattle to visit with his son, Dr. Babcock of that city. Mr. John \Viddicomtbe of Melville ar rived here this week fronm his ranch at Melville to spend the Christmas holidays with his family in this city. Mr. and Mrs. John II. Dawes left Sat urday for California, where Mrs. Dawes expects to Itenfit her health. She has ibeen ill for several weeks and the doctors advised a chantge of climlate. Her many friends silcerely hope the chlange will bl ,etiit her. Mesdames IH. II. Holloway, Kate Cowan, L.ouis 'Vandcnhook and Miss Vina Cowan gave a card plarty at the home of Mrs. \':aldenhot k ot Mendenlhall street Wed ncsdlay aftelrllnoolln. There were tell tables, where the fascin~atiig ,:mnte of "Grand" was playedl, thie highlcst score for the aftcrion 'fallin; to the lot of Mrs. Nel son Story, jr., who was given a crilulage board and deck of cards, while the lowest s.core wa\s h-ld hiy Mrs, Van Zanidt. who was con:oledi with a tin hIorn, Acrie No. 326 of the Eagles has elected these officers for thie year 1.o04: A. IR. Cutting, past worthy president; M. J. ('Connell, worthy president; C. A. Backes, vice president: Arthur Freeman, chaplaain; Robert Burts, treasurer: Hcnry Lehrkind, secretary; R. M. Francis, phl sician; Hogan Hansen, outer guard; Gas llenke, Inner guard; A. R. Cutting, Arthur Freeman and G. W. Lansing, trustees. A "Mistletoe" surprise party was ten dered Mr. Leslie and Lewis Cowan at their home Monday night by a number of their friends. Plenty of good things were on hand to eat and drink. Tile young people passed a very pleasant evening in playing all kinds of "mnistletoc" games. After the refreshments were served a short musical program was rendered. The house was beautifully decorated with mistletoe. The -following young people were present: Tne Mijsses Harriet Kin ney, Agnes Morris, Flora IHartman, Edith Armstrong, Lois Hlartman, Anna Koltp, Anna Krueger, Ethel Lansing, Edith Maxey and Ernestine lfills. The Messrs. lester and Iewis Cowan, Charles alalahan, Ed Kinney, John Ketterer, Chars asnd n1i ill Flaherty, Jerome locke, Charles Fridley and Charles (Carmen. 'lThe marriage of W illiam I'.,wardi and Marga:rt'r Cooke took place W\\'iiieday, aftellrnoon at 1 o'clock at the residetlce of the brides' parents in I:Harrison street. The ccremony was performi.l by Rev. Mic.kel of the M. E. church in the pires ince of a few friends and relatives, The bride i, a daughter of Mr. awl Mrs. S. W\. Co oke and is a young lady who has passed the greater portion of her life in this county. After her graduation from the high school she took itp the profession of teaching at which she was very sue ressful. The groom is a popular young tbusiness man of Park couttnty, and is at present employed by the Kimberly com patty at Jardine. Mesdames I.ouis Vandenhlook,; ollis IlHolloway, Kate Cowan and Miss Vina (owan gave a reception Saturday after noon at the homle of Mrs. Ilollis Hollo way in Third avenue. lThere were about º5o ladies at the pleasant event. The house was very prettily decorated with carnations and holly. The hostesses were assisted by Mesdames R. Brooks, W. R. C. Stewart. S. C. Kenyon and Miss Janet Davis. Mesdatnes' Black, E. B. B lotT man and Culter presided over the punch howl, while Misses Willa Brooks, Carrie VanZandt. \'innifred Ferris, Agnes Mor ris, ElizaNbeth Kopp and Edith Ilouston assisted itn serving refreshments. DILLON IDillon. Der, 26.--l'he Christmas festival was observed in all of the churches of 1)illon by services in keeping with the day. There were a number of Christmas trees, both public and private. andi the observance of th1 day was on the whole up to the standard. Matt Johnson left Wednesday evening for I.os Angeles, Cal., where he expects to remlain for the winter. Miss Alice Chambers of the Dillon corps of teachers, and her sister, Miss Gertrude Chambers, who is a student of the state normal. left for their home in l.ivingston Saturday afternoon, where they will attend the wedding of their sister, who is to be married during the holiday week. Hliram Tynee, a former resident of Dil lon, but now living in Salt Lake, was here a few days of the week. William Howard has returned fromn Bill. ilgs. 'The Needle club met at the home of Mrs. II. II. Swain Tuesday evening for the exchange of Christmas gifts. a pleas ant custom of the club. On Monday even ing the ladies will entertain their hus hands at dinner at the Lovell residence, devoting the rest of tile evening to cards. At a regular meeting of Steadman Post, (. A. It., the following oflicers were elect ed for too4: Commander, Hlorace Gil more, Dillon; senior vice, J. F. O'Leary, D)illon: junior %ice. Moses l.orce, Dillon; chaplain. T. B. C('raver, Itedrock; quarter master. BIenjamin lomnd. Dillon; oflicer of the day, R. J. Moore, D)illon: adjutant, Joe Rich, l)illon: quartermaster sergeant, John Cosgrove, I)illon: sergeant major, W. II. Boule. .imna; officer of guard, James Febus, D)illon. In each of the departments of tile pub lic schools there were appropriate exhibits of tile school work Thursday, when the puplils were dismissed for the holiday va cation. All of the rooms were decorated and there were many visitors. 'The holiday vacation of the Montana • tate Normal college began Tuesday, and fully ion young ladies left on the after noon train for their homes in various parts of the state. The vacation will last until Monday, January 4. Mrs. I.. I). (;raeter left Sunday evening for California, where she will spend the winter with friends and relatives. Rev. I)r. hlorn and family will leave Monday evening for Grand Island, Neb., where lie has exchanged pulpits with Rev. A. A. Luce of Trinity church in that city. STEVENSVILLE Stevensville. Dec. 26.-Marion Bales has gone to Ilamtilton to reside. A benefit ball was given at Florence Christmas night. Miss Winnifred Woods, who is attend ing the agricultural college at Bozeman, is home for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. John McGinley and fam ily moved up to their new ranch southeast of Corvallis, which they purchlased from Mr. Raymomnd sonime time ago. The iublie schools of Stevensvil!e closed for thie holidays on Thursday evening, De cemiber 24, and will reopen on Monday, Janluary 4, 1904. A basket social was given by the Degree of Ilonor and A. ), U. W. after their meeting last Monday night. Miss Grace Crooks of Charlotte, Mich., is visiting her sister, Mrs. George Vogt of Sula. She will remain only a couple of weeks, when site will resume her journey to China, where she goes as a missionary. She was accompanied by Mrs. Pauline Loomis, her aunt, as far as Hamilton, where she will visit for a time with her sister, Mrs. A. \V. Vogt. HAMILTON Hamilton, Dec. z6.-Manager James Grisenthwaite of the Ravalli hotel has is sued invitations to a dance given in honor of the friends of the hotel Thursday even ing to dance the old year out and the leap year in, Attorney R. A. O'Hara has been made happy by the arrival of his mother, Mrs, Owen O'Hara, from Lanesburo, Minn., ac companied by Geraldine, the little daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. O'Hara, who has spent the past year and a half with her grandparents in Minnesota. Miss Elsie Strange of Stevensville Is visiting in the city with her friend, Miss Mayme Livingston, Miss Kate M. Leonard of Deer Lodge has taken a position as bookkeeper in the A. C. M. Co, store in this city. Mrs. James Grisenthwaite entertained For centurit the childen of Nature"worshipped on the shores of the } lmos Medical Lae, Sate of Walhinglta. No wonder thai sple eer. de.emd tie caese theae waters gave, supernatural, But we keow that the dklcecy of tile Medical Lake Remedles is due to their Truth to Nature. It is the best Tribute to Common Sens that man can give, that we take thee wters ad hed thl em toe eo aMdited just as they come from the hand of the reat Creator. ByptoC of evaporatlop, they Iose absolutely no strength or virtue. ~ JJ g MBDICAL LAKE OINTMENT contals as m ach Sal a m rema In combination with the best bases conceivable for such objects., Th result is a ointment which is more certain Iis beneficent action than any ether sold. Sczema. Salt Rheum, Ring Worm, Old Sores, scrofuleu lflamme. * tos nad Ulcear readily give way to its application. For Sus Burse Pliddy r. f lseet, Wind Bu . Chadlag, Bruises, Brns, eta.; notdca can r b mere) a01lieti. At the same time it I. most soothing and agreeable. It IS wIr when using the Ointment for eruptive skin troubleS, as also for tsmane or t for piles to to ke Medical Lake baits Internally, and to bathe with Meialt Lake Sonp y These not only a~cclerste the cure, but assure a perfect I relstr.ltihn to helath r:;utm* r time .nd ali the time kep" Medical Lake Remedies in the home.--Not patent medicine Omntment, S6c. a Bos. Sehl, 2.c., S0o., t1.00 a sYet +.. MEDICAL LAKES SA r i Nt o'ceeorry ,hd rrr-shlnt" a toilet (ccessr'that 4,s I 0.0 t ri y h. whuu I. ii i . g1.. " .eke at atl drull torao ..... MEDICAL LAKE SALTS MPF. CO., Sole Mfrs. . MU!W VORK SPOKANI. WASH. MBDISRL LRACB SALTSBaPOR SBLB IN BUTTB BY J. T. Finlen, 3s N. Main St.; Pasxon & Rockedelle, as W. Park; City Drug Store, 343 E. Park; Trevorrow, 445 E. Park; Wilson Drug Co., 4~a S. Main. FOR SALE IN ANACONDA BY Standard and Owl Drug Stores; Smith Drug Co., asa Main St.; Geo. W. Sparrow,saop E. 1'ark. FOR SALE IN HELENA BY Schonborn Drug Co., is S, Main St.; City Drug Store, so S. Main St.; J. I. Lockwood, J37 N. Main St.; Frank C. Sutpher, Diamond Blk., 6th Ave. W. FOR SALE IN MISSOULA BY G. F. Peterson, ai6 Higgins Ave.; Smith & Simone, Higgins Ave.; Missouta Drug Co.; Fresheimer Drug Co., Wholesale Distributors. Montana Drug Sompany, Wholesale Distrlbutern. the members of the Four Times Four W\'hist club Wednesday afternoon at the Ravalli. The head prizse was won by Mr. W. W. Rutledge and the consolation prize lby, Mrs. Mary J. Toole. Refreshments Srte served and everyone had a jolly good tine. Quite a number of university students from this section are at home for the h,,lidays. Among them are: Miss Mag ase Summers. Miss Josie Robh. Miss De horah Waggy. Miss Mabel Waggy, Miss Ruth Ward, Miss Dale Ward, and Messrs. l)elbert (;rush and D. I. Smith. Miss Mamie Summers of Corvallis is in the city visiting her relatives and is the guest of Misses Iluz and Maggie Sum tmers. DEER LODGE Deer Lodge, Dec. 26.-Mayor Tom Mc Tague spent part of the week in Helena. Attorney Edward Scharnikow went to Helena and appeared before the supreme court Monday. James R. Coleman came up from Mis soula the latter part ot last week and will spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lew Coleman. Edward Ward arrived from the coast Monday evening and spent Christmas in Deer Lodge as a guest of his mother and other relatives. Will Albee is home from the state school of mines of Butte, and will spend the hol idays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. II. Albee. Will C. Carroll of Butte was in Deer lodge Tuesday. The Fortnightly Whist club will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Cole man Thursday evening. December 3j . Miss Sue Welch went to Butte last week where she was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W\. W. Dixon for several days. The proposed IIiawatha entertainment, to be given by the civic league juniors, has been indefinitely postlponed. Miss Clara Bien, who holds a position in the Spokane city schools, arrived home list week to enjoy the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Bien. John Trisberger returned from a trip to Lewistown last Saturday evening. Miss Martha Scott, who is attending the state normal school at Dillon this term, arrived home Sunday evening to spend the holidays. MISSOULA Missula, Dec. 26.-The yule tide period Iis been an unusually pleasant one in ?.lissoula this year. The merchants all re I,rted a large holiday trade. There were t rcellent Christmas services in all of the i turches, while there were many family <:unions in the homes of.the people of the t. irden City. The Christmas tree gathering of the holars of the Methodist church Sunday i.,hool and teachers was held at the church Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. An i.tertainment was rendered at which an original poem by Mrs. Wright was recited ly one of the young ladies of the parish. At a party given Saturday night by Miss I lna Taylor the following guests were ltv.ccnt: Chester Beach, L. P. Hutsen i slar, Victor Henderson, Cecil Taylor, ,cny Thomas, John Hempstead, Mr. J.1 sum, Howard Edwards, Charles Buf ;Ington, Henry Owens, Pearl Dillie, Alice l-,,<wer, Clara lHecker, Dollie Finley, I a'ma Prestana, Maysie Taylor, Virginia I avis, Sarah Jones, Lillie Sherwood and .,lua Taylor. Mrs. Harry H. Parsons was welcomed at the depot Monday by her husband, after ,:,ving lspent three months at her old home in Missouri. Mrs. E. L. Bonner and daughter left for New York this week. The next business meeting of the lEp worth League willl be held January g. Next Sunday night the league will hold a consecration service. Miss Cantwell, principal of the primary dlelartment of the Bozeman High School, is in the city for the holidays as the guest of Miss M. Shoup. Electa chapter No. 7, Order of the East. era Star, installed the following officers at their meeting Tuesday night: Effie PEctor, worthy matron; Dr. Sanford Mc Call, worthy patron; Lydia Farmer, as sociate matron; Clara Lawyer, secretary; Ellen Dowdell, treasurer; Sister McCall, conductress; Sister Angevine, associate conductress; Mrs. Pound, chaplain; Sis tbr Bellew, marshal; Sister Woody, Adah; Sister Houston, Ruth; Sister Bellew, Esther; Sister Pulliam, Martha; Sister Reed, electa; Brother Farmer, warder, and Brother Pulliam, sentinel. After the installation, which was public, whist was played and refreshments served. Judge Knowles is spending the holi days with his family, John R. Toole was in Butte this week. The ball given at the Union Opera house Christmas night by the Brotherhood of l.ocomotive Firemen, was a great suc cess. Many were present and an enjoy able evening spent. Missoula local union, N1o. 408, Inter national Brotherhool of Electrical Work. ers, Tuesday night elected the following officers, who will be installed the first meeting in January: Jack Ashley, pres ident; J. Cavender, vice president; C. H. Christenson, secretary; E. H. Collier, treasurer; Messrs. Christenson. Cherry and Bradbury, trustees; C. W. Herring and J. H. Johnson, inspectors, and Dave Haugh, foreman. John Johnson has returned from a visit in Canada. Mrs. Kellogg is entertaining Mrs. W. M. Fergus of Whitehall during the holidays. Miss Mabel Jones has returned from a visit in Virginia City. Miss Mary Evans, a student in the university, has gone to Livingston tor the holidays. Wednesday afternoon at the home of the bride, on Miller Creek, Rev. J. W. Bennett united in marriage G. H. Tracy of Missoula and Miss Mix. Esther lodge, Daughters of the Re bekah, gave a delightful program in Out Fellows -hall Wednesday evening, as fol lows: Instrumental solo, Lucy L. Stevens; recitation, Oscar Larson; song, Clara Crawahaw; reading. Mrs. Stevens; instrumental solo, Cora Culliver; recita tion, Lucy I., Stevens; recitation, Leslie Johnson; recitation, Irene Huckabee: reci tation, Bert Atherton: song, Elmer Wools agle; instrumnental solo, Lucille Stevens; recitation, Emma Shellidar: recitation, Claude l.arson; recitation, Maggie Stev ens: recitation, Mrs. Hattie Atherton; recitation, .Mary Wright; recitation, Eva Triplett; recitation, Drew Williams; song, "State of Montana," by all present. In celebration of Frank I.owney's birth day his parents, gave a dance at their home, four miles west of town Thursday night. Delightful refreshments were served. Those present were: The 'Misses Jenkins. Mattie Daigle, Lillian Sherwood, Alice Brewer, Jones, Flynn and Mrs. Wright. and Messrs. Jenkins, Peat, E. l)anforth, C. Itarnes. I. Hutsenpiller, William Osborne, M. Flynn. H. Latimer, I). Flynn, Emil Leyshon, J. Latimer, J. Flynn and Henry Owens. MINING INTERESTS IN SOUTH TO BE MERGED Phoenix, Arizona, Dec. :6.-The Con tinental Exploration company is the name under which a new corporation will he formed here for the merging of mining in terests in Mexico and Arizona of William K. Ryan and his business associates and the interests of several 'Californians. It is said Ryan will be president of the new corporation. -Many of the properties concerned are operated by individual companies in a number of which Ryan is the controlling figure. The capitalization will be only $500u,ooo, but it is said the combined prop erties are valued at $5,ooo,ooo. It is explained that the purpose of the merger is not to sell stock, but to facili tate the operation and transaction of busi ness through a single channel. A BREATH OF PINE Me. find HARPINA Indis BALSAM IN EVERY CAEL M e pensable for shaving, as a shampoo, to keep the hair and beard In fine condition, and to remove and cure dandruff. 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Minneapolis St. Paul Chicago The shortline between these three large cities is The route of the famous North Western Limited ",'Te Train for Comfort" Every night in the year. Before starting on a trip-no matter where-write for Interesting information about comfortable tray elbg. E. A. GRAY. General Agent, Helena, Mont. W. M. ENRIGHT, Traveling Agent, Helena. Mont. T. W. TEASDALB General Passenger Agent St. Paul,Minn. PATENT MEDICINE MEN TO WAR ON CUT RATE New Yorkers Will Combine to Keep De partment Stores in Line. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Dec. 26.-Soon after the be ginning of the year some of the largest manufacturers of patent medicines will, it is stated, put into effect in this city a new plan to stop the cutting of prices on such articles by druggists and department stores. This will be the first time that the pro prietors have taken a direct interest in the solution of the cut rate problem. Hereto fore they have supported movements con ducted by others, notably the National Retail Druggists' association, to stop the practice. It is the intention to have a fixed price list below which the manu facturers will not allow their goods to be sold at retail. This will apply to the de partment stores as well as to all retail druggists. Acre Treaty Passes. New York, Dec. a6.-The Bolivian con. gress, by a vote of 41 to ,I, has approved the Acre treaty with Brazil, according to a Herald dispatch from LaPaz.