( Any of These
Tvwo lots within half a
block of the N. P. depot;
0F1.30 feet; a big bargain at
$1;000; only $500 cash nced
Two lots, each 40x130 feet,
on South. Third street; ce
oeat walk in front and city
water within 10 feet; a spe
cially fine' opportunity for
the home-builder, as I can
make terms to suit the most
modest purse; $375 each.
Six fine lots in block 52,
South Missoula. They are
right where the city is im
ploving most rapidly and are
an excellent buy; $250 each
-one-third cash, balance one
and two years.
THE CONVICT WOULD
FAIN BE FREE
"COYOTE BILL" SEEKS THE AID
OF FRIENDS TO SECURE RE
LEASE FROM PRISON.
A letter has been received in MIs
souls from K. F. W. Beeskove, who
is now serving a 10-year sentence in
the state penitentiary, asking frienle
to make an attempt to secure his re
lease or to have his sentence comrn,
muted. It will be remembered that
Bieeskove, who is better known as
"Coyote il11l." was sentenced for the
murder of W. F. Burrig, whom "Coy
ote Dill" is said to have deliberately
shot to death on account of a dispute
over a parcel of timber land whl, h
both men claimed. The land in ques
tion Is located at a point about i.t
miles up the Rattlesnake, and is now
supposed to be a part of the Burrig
ranch which adjoins at c(Ihimi held by
Itieskove. Burrig was killed while in
the act of cutting timber on the dis
puted strip, when fleeskove., without
preliminary warning, shot the man
down. Beeskove was tried ill the dis
trict court and sentenced to be
hanged, but on second trial the sen
tence was changed to 10 years in
On November 22, 1906, "Coyote Bill"
was taken to states prison and Itt in
tervals since then has made a nunm
Ibr of appeals to his former attorney,
H. H. Parsons, and to other friends,
for aid in an attempt to get a pardon.
Burrig, the man whom Icteskove
murdered, is said to have been a h!-'
working and peaceable fellow, and had
a wife and several children to support.
The last paragraph of Ilteskov.'s
letter is as follows:
"If I could get my time cut to five
years and then take off the time I was
in jail that would release me next
summer some time. I am sure that
those who know me in Missoula will
do what they can to secure my release
from prison. Any true brother might
he willing to help an unfortunate
brother. Will you do it--------
the letter Is signed, "Your fraternally.
K. F. W. B.eskove, 'Coyote Bill:'"
BY LOCAL LAND OFFICE
In the land office ystelfdy tao
finalt timber and ,tl e Ilroos were
made and the land off. 'I tnt.lon i'd
the issuance of patents to the pItitiion
ers. Zoe IL. Smith of t ttomtc tade
her final proof oni the west hal of o tht
northwest quarter of sectitl 24 in
townshlp 14. north of ranlge 15 \ es.t,
containing 80 acres, at $2.5) 111 ;ar
The second proof Vwas ttmade by El
len W. Fairbanks and wais for the
southeast quarter' of thlt northwest
quarter of section 26 In township 14
north of range 16 west, containing 40
acres. The price was $2.50 per acre.
Piles Cured in Six to Fourteen Days.
Paso ointment is guaranteed to cure
any case of itching, blind, bleeding or
protruding piles in 6 to 14 days or
money refunded. SOc.
We have a customer for
a small place where chick
ens can be raised, at a price
not exceeding $1,000.
If you have such a pla
in and let us kno
TRACT AND FIXES
Mr. C. A. Harnols, Mlssoula Mont.:
A. "Alaskan" is car ryn. 60 pe,!ldL
and two 70-foot baggage ' ars and or
chestra, best I can sell to you for
opening your theater Is $1000.
Mr. John Cort. reattle, Wash.: Your
proposition accepted. Will open new
theater with "Alarskail" February 2.
C. A. HARNOIS.
These telegrams were exchanged yes
terday over the wires of the Postal
complany and concluded the arrange.
rments for the opening performance at
the new Harnols theater. Those who
are familiar with the piece and the
company say that "The Alaskan" is
worthy to open the best house in
Montana and that the performance
will be entirely satisractory to those
who have been watching with pride
the progress of the building of the
handsome house which is now nearing
Writing of the play, one of the lead
illng dramatic critics of the Pacific
coast, Clarence Urmliy of the San
Jose Mercury, says:
"'The Alaskan' is thle best musical
play of the season. It Is a show that
Il\ves up to every line of the advance
notlces. It is at wonderr Irl its appeal
to really musleal people -people who
know music from make-believe." And
Mr. Ury 'lotses ithl tihe fol
low ing appeal: "LonI.; lift to Ahitskanrt,'
and especlally to Itiwarurd Marrtindel,
thei mall with the golden 'volic."
\'With this $1,000-contrac't rln ll
hiands for his opening night, Mr. liar
nrols toolk off his crt 'lld \lwent to
hustllng harder titan r everr. ie rceased,
for tihe time, to Ie Mamrnrager IHarnois,
anld hr' wirs your Url.'h' C(ri'lhr' aigain,
o 1th llre Ir his ey' and dlterm'lnira
tion ir Ills overy wr'rd. 'The nerw
theater must Ibe finished beforl'e the
end of thei' ntt. That is all thiere
is to It. There' aire 31 days land 31
nigihts, rrand the're will bIe somerr'thinrg
doing in 'every oncr of thein. Thinhrgs
will go some, but tuIn' house will be
nealdy. The' rntrrtrr'l is sigred, theire
is $1,000 at stake, arrd thie company
cannot show Iit hr' ohl house. Noiw
Year's evr found tilt' work at the
new tlleater rnovillg at a rapid rate.
'i'lth the pla I:st'ring rnel'ry flnlished
rand trhe finail de'T'oratnllrg twll begun.
tilte completion of til'h new theater' is
rapidly becoming il lratt IIer orrf the near
future. The plastering is prattically
finllshd Irn the' foyer', anid alre'ily trhe
dnturattor's, who hlave 'rnc troln Min
nallr' lls for tI e llt ur of Iputting i tihe
Iratlol touches oti the walls and cellings,
hIave :arr'ived and ar'r hIrad at work.
The boxes andl th, stage fr'ont arer nil
to bet Illrtist nd i orrt' inentalr plaster
of tihe samen kind ur thalt vwhiclh Is
being put upon tlhe walls. The iproce
niuln arc'h is all ready for tihe' color
Manager lirrnois starterd it night
sihift last night and is pushinl for
ward tlthe work irs rapidly ras pros
The newV sc''renory, which is as frr s;
perior' to tihe old as tihe new bu\ ingr
is to the pr'esent ioat'. ifls all comre,
and with it tihe seats, whichr are of
tihe best possible' make. Todaly the
vnrrk of lrstalling these will be startred
and ca:rried oin rs f's.t as tihe work of
ithe decornr tors will talIlor .
EAGLE BAND ANNOUNCES
A SERIES OF DANCES
The Mis.soula Eagl hand aInnLounces
that it will give a series of dances in
Elite hall, the first tol Ib.e on next Mon
day night. January 4. The full band
will furnish the mulsic for those danc
Ing parties, which are to be given at
intervals of two weeks Tlhe proceeds
aie to be used to pay the andlo's run
niniIg exlpenss, which, including the
sal't) of the director, Inre rather heavy
;Ind ill nnot be 1et by the subscrllptionl
list .tartlld last .summlllll llr The band
ls 1 s r1111 n( ' t haIt its next free con
cert will he given at th(e Union theater
o il Suliday, Janutllary 1t) Thle ban1d is
in slpl'ndid shape now and its contin
ted effiiilency 5 iinslrll te by tihe rapid
de.velopment of the juvenile hand, frioi
whlich Vnnlties ,f lears' to ctelll uit.y
MANY MEN AND MAIOS
MATED IN MISSOULA
Yestelrday the clerk of the district
court issued thte 304th, 305th and 306th
marriage licenses for the year 1908.
Andy Dent of Quartz and Sylvia Ox
ford of ULssoula, Francis M. Barker
and Jennilel M. Thorpe of Missoula and
Herbert I'. Cralnlllr aind Frances
Stella Morgan, also of Missoula, wind
ing up tile ye'ar's delmaind for permits
to wed. During the year just closed
exactly 306 lmarriage licenses were Is
sued in Missoula. this being 75 more
than during 1907.
Wh111ile Christmas was green, it's a
cinch that New Year's day will not be.
The snow of the past few days was re
inforced by intermittent precipitation
all day yesterday and the Indications
for a snowstorm on the first day of
1909 are said to be excellent. Yester
day was warmer than the day before,
when the mercury dropped to 1 de
e zero. Yesterday's observa
t 6 p. m.
- -.....- ..- - ..12
. . 6:86
AnC tr m
ORE THAN TEN LOTS A DAY
SOLD SINCE DALY'S ADD TION
HAS BEEN ON MARKET.
According to the announcement of
the selling agents, the sale of lots in
Daly', addition ended last night. Lots
were sold on the last day of the sale
rather briskly, and when the officials
closed last night there had been a
material addition made to the re
ceilpts of the sale, which has been
the most remarkable real estate sale
ever held in Missoula-probably the
most successful ever held in Mon
Ten lots a day and a little better is
the average of the sales sheets. It
was exactly 75 days ago that the sale
was started. Deducting Sundays and
holidays, there are left 62 business
days in this period, and the total
number of lots actually sold In that
time is 622. In addition to this, there
are options out on more than 40 lots,
which, according to the agreement,
must be honored if they are taken
up this week. But the actual sales
were better than 10 lots a day.
"It has been a remarkably success
ful sale," said John M. Price last
night, speaking of the way things
have gone. "We have disposed of
the first allotment in faster time than
we expected. The lots are fine, our
prices were reasonable and our adver
tising campaign was vigorous. To
these three factors I attribute the
success of the sale, I want to say
that we have been delighted with tile
direct results that have come from
outr advertising. We have done no ad
vertising except in The Missoullan,
and consequently we have had no
trouble in checking up the results.
We have made many of our sales di
rectly from the advertising. Others
we have had to rustle for, but the
corllnb tio n of the tadlvertising atnd the
rustling hias been Just what you see
the best real estate salet that anybody
itn tills pa;rt of the counlltry ever saw."
Fr'id C. Stoddard Indorsed the senti
mInnts of Mr. Price. "I btelleve that
tlhe succ'ess of the sale has been due
to the fact that we advertised
strongly and that weI made gqpd all
of our advertisements. The lots were
the best in the market and they made
good aIll of oulr advertised statements.
WeVt have learttned to value highlly the
tdvertisting columnns of PThe Mltssoullan;
they havi' provted an indis:ensable
factotr In the estle's sutccess. The ad
vert Iising hats been lup to date and
alive and its results have been ap
parenl'llt frnt the outset. We have had
pride in tihe ftact that the lots were
teverything that we claitned for them.
Whei'n wet s.howedti them to customelrs
there was nlothilng that wits not ex
rtetly as, hlid been tnnlounce'let. These
f;ctorst have i o\' 'tInned, as Mr. Prtce
says, tto make the salet a ntotteworthy
Ievent in thell rea etstat(e business ' of
this part of thei state."
It. M. Cobban, who was asso'iated
with Stoddlardt & Price In the sale of
these II.ts, indorsed the opinions ex
pressed.l "It ihas been remarkably
utcct'tessful," he said last night, "and
It shows l \\hath good advertising will
Fo,r its wn paIrt, T'he Mlssoullan Is
lprouid o the success of the Daly's
;dlllititon sal. All of the atdvertlslng
thllat wais done in this sale was done
in the columlns of The Missoullan;
there' waits no other ne'wspaper adver
tising and there was no clrcular work
donite. The enertgy of the agents was
supplemented by the rapidly changed
and well arranlged advlertising, which
has been plleasantly tnllmmented uponl
in real estate ('h'rles all through the
west. The fact that the response to
this adlvertising has been so prompt
andt s saitlsfactoiry Is niturally pleaits
lng to The Missoullian. It was ex
pected when the advertising camnlpaign
was inaugurated that It would extend
iover it longer period, but the allotment
was exhausted, so that the close of
the sale calne last night. A good ad
vertising contract has been cut short,
but the results have beell so) satisfac
tory that the record constitutes a
testinionial to the excellence of The
Missoullhian's advertising value, which
is worth miiuch to this lnewspaper. And
this stattlement was mtadle llt Stoltldlrd
& l'ri'e last night lby The Missoulhin:'s
lllvertisini l nalll l ger when the agents
oIf the .lld tin hald spoken.
"We wish you wotuldl lid,'' said Mr
Stt.italt , "that we grealtly allio t'ialt'
the busiitess t hlih this sale has ie
yti. friends and iatrons our extreme
gr:titllat it Ind our best ltwish for
:i hai'y Net V'itr '
RAVALLI MAN IN JAIL.
litlputy Shteriff P',ter Mellonali left
last evening on No 5 for Stpokane to
bring back Arthur ,ynn, who is under
arrest in the Washington city. Lynn,
whi fortmerly conducted a hotel at Ra
valli, 1s charged by Thomas Ethell, one
of the lroprietors of a Ratvalll-Polson
stage line, with having sold tickets
without turning over the proceeds.
" WAY DOWN EAST."
Tonight the Sutton company willt
tiresent "Way Down East" at the
Union theater at popular prices. New
specialities are announced. The com
palny is booked for two more plghts
in Missoula. The company has been
unusually successful durlng its en
FUNERAL OF JOHiN VEEDER.
The funeral of John Veeders, the old
pioneer and (l A. R. veteran who died
suddenly several days ago, will be held
this afternoon at 2:30 from Lucy's
chapel. Rev. OWalter Lennte-Smith of
the Episcopal church will conduct the
services. Burial will be In the Mis
soula Valley cemetery.
Notice to Contractors.
Scale of wages of International Hod
Carriers and Building Laborers, to
take effect January 1, 1909, will be:
Tending plasterers, $5 per day: mix
ing and handling mortar for masons
and bricklayers and carrying hod, $4.50
per day. All other work, tending ma
sons, bricklayers and carpenters, and
mixing and handling concrete, $4 per
day. Eight hours (between 8 `a. m.
and 5 p. titeo a lday's
work. All shall
he pal d
Smoke Wm. Hooper cigars.
B. Fitzgerald of White Pine was in
the city yesterday.
Ring 263 black for Ed's hack.
J. C. Phillips was d.wn frolt his
home In Butte yesterday.
James M. Rhoades, fire insurance.
F. M. McLaren of Butte visited this
city yesterday on business.
Marsh, the undertaker, phone 821.
M. M. Ross of St. Regis spent yes
terday on business in this city.
Public stenographer, Florence hotel.
Richard Jones was a Missoula vis
itor yeterday from Hell Gate.
Public stenographer, Dawson, 5 Dixon
Mrs. 0(. _M Aldrich of Lothrop was
a guest at the Windsor yesterday.
C. Ferguson, insurance, real estate.
R. W. Fisher of Bozeman was reg
istered at the Florence yesterday.
Dr. Willard, osteopath. 1st Nat. bank
O. J. Lien of St. Regis was a bus!
ness visitor In this city yesterday.
Piano tuning, $3.50. Phone 653 red.
A. L. Demers of Arlee is visiting his
friends and relatives in this city.
Majestic hams and Edgewood eggs
E. S. Stier of Spokane visited Mis
souia yesterday intent on business.
Children Sc at the Lyric's special
matinee this afternoon.
Mrs. II. Pomanville of Fairview was
a guest of Missoula friends yesterday.
It. Gwlnn, M. D., diseases of the eye,
ear, nose, throat. Glasses fitted.
W. G. Campbell of St. Regis was in
the city yesterday on a short business
Have your carpets cleaned the new
way. Phone 561. Sloan Davis.
James Bailey, who has been iii for
several months, is now able to be
Drink Joel B. Frazier at the Oxford.
"Every swallow makes a friend."
J. H. Brauer of Thompson Is at
tending to businnass matters in thl.,
Colnplete chlarge of program at the
matinee this afternoon, Lyric theater.
William Vogel of Hamilton was in
Missoula yesterday on business and
J. Meriam, electrical fixtures and
supplies. Phone 311 black.
O. H. Linn was In the city yesterday
from Wallace to spend New Year's day
H. J. Hamill, architect, top floor
First National Bank building.
Marshall Wood, one of the prominent
imen of Clinton, was a visitor in this
tHigh-class piano instruction by Neal
C. Perry, graduate pianist. Phone 82
W. .M. No,blh of Hamilton was
among the Bitter IRoot people who
visited this city yesterday.
The Star roller rink will be open
every afternoon and evening from
J. it. I)urius, the hotel man of
Fren'htown, Is spending a few days
on business in this city.
"Roller Skate ('raze." at the Lyric
this. afternoon. See it and laugh. 2:30
to 5 p. m.
Mrs. Harry Blakeney, who submitted
to, a operation at St. Patrick's hos
iital yesterday, is recovering nicely.
Dr. Reisland, optical specialist, Ham
mlond block, directly over Missoula
Drug Co. Glasses ground. Phone 374
Mr. and Mrs. it. W. Day of Taft are
visiting in this city. Mr. Day is chief
engineer of construction on the rail
road tunnel at Taft.
J. Hi. Seidle of Bonner is in the city
to sptend New Year's day. He will re
turn to hills work for the Dig Blackfoot
Milling company tomorrow.
Careful housekeepers usually keep a
supply of Hunt's Perfect Extracts and
Baking Powders, as they know they
are to be depended upon for perfect
Police Judge Harry Small is con
fined to iL s home with a bad cold and
on that account there was no session
of the Inlice court yesterday.
Miss Margaret Sadler, who has had
her hIcadquarters at the Florence ho
tel, has gone to Helena, where she
will be one of the corps of stenog
rahtlers fo' the coming session of tile
SOME COLD WEATHER.
St P'aul, lDc. 31.-The old year Is
closing with the coldest weather of
the seasont it the miiddle west. Today
in St. Plaul it was 5 below zero. At
Saiskatchlewan 30 below is recorded
and 22 below at Mandan. Calgary 12
bIelow. Hlavre 14 bhelow and tHelena 6
THE HOTEL SHAPARD
Is a good place to eat your New Year dinner; served from noon. The serv
cle is excellent, the dining room is bright and pleasant; the cuisine is
Fresh Tomatoes ...............25c Cucumbers ................. ...250
VW ilted Lettuce ................ 25c Queen Olives ..................10c
Ciel ry .........................25c D ill P ickles ....................10c
Cons ,omme a la Colbert ........ 15c Clam Chowder, Boston Style
Baked Salmon, sauce Holland- Silver Smelts, Breaded ........5ce
alse ..........................40c Fresh Clams, Breaded ..........5e
Boiled Halibut. Tartar Sauce..35c Steamed Clams ................35c
Fresh Oysters any Style
Leg of Mutton, Caper Sauce . .85c
HIalf Spring Chicken on Toast..65e Pork Spareribs with Browned
Veal Cutlets, a la Flanande.....50c Sweet Potatoes ..............40c
Fricassee of Chicken with Dump- Calves Sweetbreads, Ftinanciere, 40c
lings .........................50c Baked Pork and Beans .........25c
Timbales of Calves Brains, Cre- Waldorf Salad .................15c
ole Style ....................40o Peach Cobbler. Whipped Cream, 15c
Stuffed Turkey Cranberry Prime Ribs of Beef, au Jus.... 50c
Sauce ....................... 65 Le of Pork, Apple Sauce .....40c
Young Goose. Gible'. Sauce ....60c Sirloin of Beef, Brown Gravey..25c
Mashed w id Steamed Potatoes Asparagus on Toast ...........25c
Sugar -n in Cream Cauliflower in Cream ........15e
French Peas. ...............25c Spinach with Egg ..............15
Steame, ding. Hard or Vanilla Ice Cream .............150
Bran ............15c Chocolate and Fig Cake........10c
Apple, mpkin Pie, Grape Fruit ...................250
...... ....10c Peaches and Cream ............250
I _ _·t:
2hes olden Rule
sxtends Jappy HYew Year
qreetings to 411.
$450 piano ECickets [email protected] viOi each. aoc
dapurchas orom a;any
deparlment or with a 25c purchase ofr anyy:"
DAUGHTERS OF HERMANN
GIVE NEW YEAR DANCE
'Thet newly remodeled Elite hall was
crowded last night with a large and
merry lot of people, both young and
old, who were present to dance the old
year out and the new year in. The
occasion was the annual dance given
by Lena Lodge No. 7 of the Daughters
of Hermann, and was one that will
live long in the memories of those who
were fortunate enough to be present.
The large hall was just the right size
to take care of the crowd which was
in attendance, and the floor was in
perfect condition. Several hundred
dancers braved the cold night and
helped to make the occasion a mem
orable one. The committee in charge
deserves a large amount of credit for
making the affair as successful as it
was. The committee consisted of the
following ladies: Mrs. Fox, chairman,
Miss Schatz, Mrs. Coulombe and Mrs.
BODIES TO BE SHIPPED.
Gireat Falls, Dec. 31.-The bodies of
four of the victims of the Midcanyon
wreck will be shipped this morning on
the eastbound train. The body of one
of the victims of the Midcanyon wreck
has been identified as that of Clifford
Fuller and will be shipped to Hancock,
Minn. The body of Nels W. Beal will
be shipped to Braddock, N. D. The
bodies of N. L. Headline and H. C.
Morrissey will be shipped to Faribault,
Minn., and Meadville, Pa., respectively.
TO SUBSTITUTE COTTON.
New Orleans, Dec. 31.-In further
Ince of the campaign for increasing
the consumption of cotton, it was an
nounced today that the directorate of
thi, New Orleans Cotton exchange
yelterday adopted strong resolutions
favoring the substitution of cotton for
various imported products used in the
manufacture of baggage, twine, rope,
Go to the Palace Market for your
New Year's poultry. Special assoited
young hens, turkeys ducks, geese and
Missoula Investment Co's Procery Shop
121 EAST MAIN ST.
PHONE 72 A. J. BREITENSTEIN, M . PHONE 72
Buckwheat Cakes and Broo eId Sausage
Isn't that compensation enough for crawlinga o of a warm bed on a
cold morning? This is the kind of food our pi r ancestors ate and
they thrived on It. The real genuine buckwheat P 10-pound sacks, 6B#
Brookfleld sausages, per pound ... . ...... ....... SO
Corn never popped like this corn. i d an A No. 1 rioe
popcorn and every kernel bursts into a wh r of toothsome good
nesr.i Three pounds ... ................ ..............
A perfect product of the chotcest peanuts, table and easily digested;
can be used in various ways in connection $th other foo. You'll de
clare that peanut butter on your bread is tI best combin tion you ever
tasted. Per jar ....................................... . ....... 5
A happy and prc.-r""ous New
Year to you.
If you're looking f r ,o good res
olution put this undt" your hat
"When I need a suit or overcoat
I'll have Joe make it for me, and
save $5 to $15.
"When I'm running shy on shirts,
collars, neckwear, underwear and
other things peculiar to man I'll go
to Joe's-the place where men are
known and their tastes understood.
"And when I don't even want a
blooming thing I'll drop into Joe's
and get posted on all the new
Do this and you'll live happy for
the next 12 months.
Yours truly, JOE,
223 Higgins Ave.
A Cigar that Pleases
J. E. DEAN
PAINTING, PAPERHANGING, DECO'
Estimates cheerfully turnished
Contract work a specialty.
Shop north of Shapard hotel. Tele
phone 0*4 black.
MISSOULIAN WANT ADS
BRING QUICK RABULE'
L ok at This
5-r l house, two ts, 18 bearing
tru[ trees, woodshed chicken house
an shade trees. Al for ..1,800
I(line a Keith
INMURANCE, RE L ESTATE
AND LO NS
Rem 10, Dixon Blk. hone 819 Red
/ Wines, quors
and Ci ars
For the holld a phone
J. E. PWER
Family Liqu Store
Corner Main Woody
Magone & nderson
Gatolb Itnin ompany
Room 5 Al Blook
J. P. LADY
119 W. Odar St. Phone 175 Red
Reseitne PtRO 510 Bleak
Missoula Pr . Market
J. D. WATTS
Wholesale and RetaiL
FRESH AND SALT MEAT.
BUTTER AND EGGS
Phone 143 306 Higgins A
M. L. GULDEI
Won Medal at St. LOS.
601 N. Second St.
DRL H. FREEZE
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Special attention to diseasee of
Suite 86, Higgins Block, Third Floor.
Telephone 517. Missoula.
MI8SOULIAN WANT ADDS
BRING QUICK RESULTS.
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