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Special Correspondet ce Ii.itdh, Jhne 0.- alter W. Wit der .of the lipmbeft finnof Wtilder & Good; who have their plant ai Libby, Montf.; hat ho.eh in the Bitter Root fit' sev¢ al days, part of which time he hasa stit at the lumbet camps of the Anano hta Coplper 1filstng company oh Lick prok, where he has been mating ,a stpiy of.'he wgrkfu~gs of ,tle "don .key" engines which the company is Busing it its loggtng operatitotw. Mr. Wilder was faIvorably impressed with -the engine syttemt of logging and ini .tends to use that method at his own plant. Mr. Wilder returned to Iibby this morning. MRS. POWEN BURIED. Special Crreiapondence. V t T, Joine C. -The funeral of Mrs. Chrisaina Bowen was held from the Presbyterian church yesterday after noon, the funeral service, being con ducted by Rev. George A. Blair. Mrs. Bowen came out from Kansas a few Scars ago to live with her datugir , rs. Jennie Williams. Site had b lh.fi poor health. The deceased was bp3r, -It .Gernmany in 1835. Her fatli#2t4 at sea, ott the way over to !t} e io wAs the oliest of seven , Erfn EtlkI st tved thett all. She le e~atit eltdren, two sons and four d , htei5,. Sirsa Jobtle Williams being 1,p only one resldent in Mon tana. Se was an ttirnest Christian woman and was_ loved by all who knew her. NotIce. The office of the Monftat jaide T pendent Telephone company is it the real estate office of J. M. Rhoades, vbhere all payments for stock can be made and other business transacted. The BitterRoot Valfe A Paif ic ,Sope Ladi IFam11ed for Its Perfcot F rit and Its 1reat oR f its The Valley of Opporttif A'single acre of land in' thins valley has been kbowyn to plodnce a net profit of over $1,800 in one year; $500 annual net profit from an acre of land is a common event. Crops never fail, fruit pests are unheard of and fatal diseases among stock, hogs, and] poultry are unknown. Water for irrigating purposes in accessible and inex haustible quantities. The bleutiful mountain scenery, an abundance of pure water, healthful mnontain air, n rivaled climate,' good iwians of transportat ion, etmVnience to markets, good sihools, close proximity to state university, and the lowest eost of living all combine to make this locality the most ideal place for a home in the great northwest. Write, for free illustrated booklet. Bitter Root Valley Irrigation Company HAMILTON; MONTANA BIG BLAKFOOT MILLING CO. BONNER, MONTANA The Largest Manufacturers of Rough and Dressed Pine Lumber IN THE WEST Mills at Bonner, St. Regis and Hamilton, with an An nual Production of One Hundred and Sixty Million Feet. Complete factories for the manufacture of Box Shooks, Sash, Doors, Molding and all kinds of Interior Finish Estimates Furnished From Plans Largest stock of seasoned timber always on hand for the Iroinpt filling of orders for the com mercial trade. Write for price list. Retail yards in Butte, Helena and Missoula, dealing in Lumber, Mill Work, Lath, Coal, Lime, Building Paper, etc. The Missoula yard is now making deliveries of the 16-inch mill wood at $3.75 per cartload. Phone 106 and order a load. i Backfoot Milling Co. BONNER, MONTANA IS HI INRCO i A1EI Sphrinl T orrespondence. Tlanitlton, June 6.-Articles )f in corphration were filed in the offlee of the county clerk yesterday by thre Steventiville Electrie Lighi, Power & ITmprovem(ent company. 'the coTriTptny is inrw-`parrated with a capital of $35, (1560, which is divhied into 350 shares of $lue each. The inTcfrp)oratrirk are C'. B3. Mbe arthy of T-eleun, George T. Enggs of Steventvine Tnro W It. Enherr o; Siteven: ville. The principal place or bu~inses c II he nit itevns vtlle. CIRA M1ON YiRL W11T f MM I tOtEST 3ipokane, adsi., June 6:--Frank I' rointT of the lITokfale Rifle hod Re volver clth, who is clIamTIpionT revolver obTt of the United States, will rnfet J. E. V3TGormian of the hlSlh MoTad club of Son FIra nTlsTT , a crack pistol shot, In a TatcTh sTme thim tills mrionith lor the chlainollnship of the western country. The miatch calls for 50 shots with i pistol and 5I0 with aiT revolver Tat 5(T yards. At thl match heTiToTn the Shell MriTTTd club and the Spoken Rifle and ltevolver club last fall, Mr. Gorerin was high man, and miode a score that helped his team wlii the match by it snTlT maIrgin. '1hut oucom'i( of th rinatclh hetwe'h the two best mnb iTn this country In their clasTes will li eagerly awaited till over the contineiit. SHUUOOMAY OM[ FIIDM_flAOO BRIDGt$ ARFE PUr OUT OW'BiJSI NESS BY WA1ERS AND MILL MAY CLOSE. Special Correspondence. Ialailton, Juno 6.--W. J. Gibson, who is in charge of the crew that is rehairing the bridges that have bemh Tortly washed away between lainill ton and Darby on the Northern Pa cliii railroad, stated Itist evenitg that it would take several days to put the bridges ii repair. Sfventy feet of bridge No Tt, which Is about a mile sliuth of Lost hlorse freek, has been e'ashed away by the flood waters of the Bitter Root river. If it Is as Mr. OGibSon says the big sawmilll at Ham ilton will have to close down for it day or so. Suptrintendent J. B. Totrman of the Anaconda (oupper Mining compiny's lumber interests stated last evening that be did not think a shutdown would be aheessary, but, according to Mr. flbsob, the bridges will not be re paired in time to get logs down Mon day. At Lake Como the water is rising at the rate of an inch an hour. OlAM1[I1N_BA[YIII[S SpieCitl Correspondence. Ilamilton, June 6.--Mrs. T. fT. Iath eway of Misoula is in 'll1mfiton. C. 'Wltdenei of Tozenman is tog iste ed at thel a i iltoin. John A. Taylor of Hibula, Iowa, ar rived in Ilamnlton last evening. Mr. Taylor will riomlin several days look ing over the Bitter Root. Ralph It. Robinson of Steveneville is stopping at the Hamilton. Dan P. Mahoney of Wallace, Idaho, arrived In ifsnilton l'as't evening and Is stopping at the Hamilton. C. 1i. McCarthy of Helena is a busi ness visitor in Hamilton. William Fate of Missoula is regis tered at the Hamilton. James Nell cnjie 'down from Thaiby lust evening to attend to business nsa tiers in Hamilton. Ralph It Ritno of Coi'vallis came up to Hamilton fist evening and re mained over night. C. IT. Gregory of the forest Service canti down from Lick creek last even ing to spend Sunday in Hamilton. Attorney Henry C. Stiff of Missoula is registered at the Ravalli. Glen It. Harrington of Butte camne in on the Copper City local last even ing on a. business trip. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Douglas of Den. ver are guests at the Iavalit. J N. Walker came up from (or vailis last evening to spend tilhe night iPt lamiiiton. I). V. leiin spent yesterday in MIs soula on business. James I'iequett came up from Mlý soula last evening to look after his business interests here, J. Finley Torrance returned from a teits to Missoula last evening.. Mrs. B. MacDonald of Tacoma and son, Arthur, inspecting engineer for the state at Lake Como, are guests at the Hotel Ravalli. Mrs. Thlies, former housgkeeper of the Bachelhors' club in Butte, is In Hatmliton looking for a location for a boarding house. Mrs., C. S. Miles returned yesterday from t. week's visit at Florence .ilhn Waddellt, a wel1-known rtincher of the upper Bitter Root, spent yes terday in Hamilton on business. W. 1V . Ilarlari of Como spent yes terday in HamIilton attending to busi ness matters. Mrs. Rut hiregory returned to Gal toogly Springs yesterday after visit ing in Hanittltop for several: days. .Edwdrd Barrill of Darhy spent sev eral hours in Hamilton yesterday.* Miss Rditii BIuh ot Z1ubt is visit ing in Hamilton at the home of her sister, Mrs. William Grobthtm. John ,Nelson returned list evening fromn a trip of several days to Salt Lake and Butte. IN ME Y OF DEA SERICES Ai HELD Despite the bad weather which pre vailed there was a large itttendance at the memorial services held by the Wooduten of the Worl4 at the MIls Santaul and Catholic cemeteries yester day afternoon. At the graves of the dead menmbtrs, to whose memory the day was dedicated, short ritualistic services were held, after which they were generously decorated with flow ers supplied by members. Several members who were unable to attend the services signified their sincere co operation with the purpose of the or der by sending large bouquets of flowers. BRIDEGRO'M RETURNS. Special Correspondence. Hamilton, June 6.-Tltejantin TI. Stewart arrived in Hamilton last even ing front Fayette, Mo., where he went to wed Miss Edna Ewin. Mr. Stewart, aceompanied by his bride, stopped off at Hamilton to visit for a few days with his brothers, Layton and Robert. Mir. Stewart holds the position of mining engineer for the Federal Mlining company of Wallace, Idaho, and from here he will go there to assume his duties. LICENSED TO WED. Special C'orrespondence. Hamilton, June 6.-A marriage license was issued yesterday to Thomas Kane and Grace Laws, both of I'orvallis. Both young peopie are well known in this section of the val icy. DESSI' ST RE# EL FS STiiU dK BY E STONE-r1IPROVEMNEN'tS AT STEVENSVILLE. Stevensville, June 6.-Word has just been received frn Stevepsville of a citarrel or child's prank at the Three' Mile school house on Friday evening in which Dessfe Strebel was struck Over the left eye with a rock, tvas rendered unconscious and is In a very Critical cohdition. As near as can he learned, the little girl, who is aged 10 years, was on her way home from school in company with her sister, ltlyrtle, aged 11, when they were held up by Oliver Sherids, aged 15, and Carl and Paul Dayton, aged 11 and 10 years, iespectively. The bOys daught iho hoite by the reins, but the animal was whipped up by the girls and got away from the boys, who fol lowed the rig for some distance And the rock was thrown by one of the trio. The injured girl has been under the care of a physlcian sine the trou ble. It is not known whether it was a quarrel among the children or whether the boys were trying to scare the girls. Water Works. Work on the water works system has been prtgreesing rapidly for the past week and at this time about three miles -of pipe have been iMid and there is about that amount more to he put down. The reservoir, which is 10 feet deep and 90 feet square, has been excavated, and the pipe from the reservoir to town and down Second street 10 in position, while on Main street Most h' the pipe hps ' been placed under ground. The workmen have been greatly hindicapped for the past few days by water running into the trenches from the irrigation ditches. Telepho nes. The Montana Independent Tele phone company yesterday had car penters fittinii urc their quarters in the new building of the Stevensville Mer cantile dompdny. Their office will be located two doors east of the post offlce. The Awitchboard and tele phones are expected to arrive the first of the week and work will probably start the last of the week on the 'Stevensville exchange aild the ''toll lines. The Hamilton work will also be taken up within the next week or 10 days. OIL FROI MEXICO Washl 4 ton, June 5.-Piesidelt Taft and Secretary Ballinger reached the conclusion, that it would not be incon sistent w1il the interests of public service to divulge the details of infor tpation . gathered in the ' oil fields of Mexico recently by Dr. C. W. Hayes, chief geologist. This decision was communicated to the senate teday In a message from the White House in response to a senate request. The conclusions of Dr. Hayes are that while these oil fields promise to yield a large quantity of crude oil, its quality is such that it cannot compete uuder present conditions in the markets of the United States or Europe wills the high grades of petroleum of the lli nois or tiod-continent fields. Furlher, the conditiobs are such that the do mand for fuel oil and refined prod ucts in Mexico exceeds the supply available at present or in the future. s- KLING WILL RETURN. Chicago, June 5.-President Charles l- W. Murphy of the Chicago National t- league baseball team, upon his return here today from Cincinnati, practi V- cally admitted that Catcher John Kling woulkl be with his team befori t- the end of June. Kling wired Murphy er he was willing to rejoin the team be foige Jtly 1 provided he got his share 1g of ,the $10,000 bonus given the players At who won the world's championship in 1908. President Murphy instructen Manager Chance to hold a pro rata share of the bonus for Kling in case he returned. STABBED IN BACK. 0 5tutte, June 5.-Edward A. Hinch cliff was stabbed in the hack this morning by an unknown negro on N~rth Wyoming street netr the Fin e len hotel. The negro then ran north le with the lilood-stainct ksife still 1n . his hands. but he did not escape un i. ti the had received severe treatment 1e front a crowd which quickly assem le bled. Hinchcliff will recover. IC Special to The Daily Missoulian. y GUNS AND TENTS IN AFRICA. at - td In the issue of Harper's Weekly for - May 15 the Rev. W. F. Rainsford, D. D., describes how the hunter's car.a van is made to order in East Afyica. It is a sale rule to allow 20 porters to carry your personal belongings, while a caravan of 100 porters-not in eluding gun boys, head man, tent boys, cook or Cyce, can carry for. a month just 1,500 pounds more than their food. O- Of course, one is mainly in the hands 1 of the head nian. The next ally. 1s one's tent boy-although Dr. Itttisford's ok thibited an inexplicable reluctance to a beat a swamp for a lion. The cook, of course, is an important personage. a Least on the list is the toto, the a0 o prentice boy, whom you see first as he e totters along under his heavy btrden e in the rear of the Column. The toto is not otn the strength of the caravan, but is hired by a party of five ol' six por tets to do their jobs around canm, carry water, cook food, etc. Most of the totos are orphans, "rickety, con e sunptivc, haltf starved atoms of hu o inanity, who ytt face with an African's h quite wonderful cheriness the chances . of safari (caravan) life, because it - offers them plentiful food and some sort of home." tAKEN_8Y`FAR BYV ANFMAL ENTERS CABIN OF TEKOA MINEFS AND GETS AWAY WITH SWAG. ist Special to The Daily Missoulian. a Wallace, June 6 -Miners at the re' property of the Tekon Mining company .ng had an experience with a bear it Irk their cabin early this morning as a ,as result of which they are keeping a 'ry watch during the, night. The ani be mndl entered the cabin threfugh a win fh dow, seized a ham from the wall and, om whether accidentally, or not, wrapped er, the ham in the blankets torn from eld the bed where two of the men were nd sleeping and then made its escape. The nd men Were too terrified to take after w the bear. n )e rGrand Lodge Plans. 01 .nd Among the events scheduled for the the .week of the grand lodge meeting of Ier the 'Idaho Knights of Pythias and Su- Pythian Sisters in, Wallace, June 15 to ýas 18, are the military ball by the uni or formed rank, the competitive drill by are the only two uniformed ranks in the state, those from Wallace and Coeur d'AIfie, the 'rubbefneck special" up em the canyon to the Federal mines and the a parade. It is expected 250 delegates )ut will be In attendance. ire More Machinery. ich A4 spon its the snow goes off some ias additional machinery will be taken to the the Bullion mine near Saltese and the md shaft will be sunk another 100' feet to rtin a depth of 280 feet. The vein is en dipping toward the shaft. A small len crew is engaged at the mine iii break the ing down the re. nto __--_ SPOKiANEWILL SEMEN the EXPERT RIFLEMEN. be st le- Spokane, Juno f.-The Spokane rsItifle and Revolver club will send a bty sttong team td meet teams from Seat the UP, Tacoma, North Yakima, Kenne wick, Walla WTialla and other points iso for the title at the championship or shoot at Sedttle the last of July or early In August. The shooting will be with rifles, and unless there are some added events, there will ie no pistol matches on the regular pro gratm. Prizes will be offered for the win ning teams, and also for the men who finish second, in addition to the indi vidual prizes for the high scores and averages made during the week of the aft shoot. the Arrangements are under way for )n- special matches between the best 9lc shots from the Seattle Cad Spokane or- clubs, aside from the events that will be giveni at the Alaska-Yukoni-Pacific exposition. In these it is expected e',s that revolver events will be pulled off in to settle the ujuestion of Supremacy in between the two biggest clubs in the ,he state: 11l As all entries are open, other clubs in the state may decide to enter g teanli , but up to date oaly five organ is izations have lent in their entries. ler ____ of ' : DEEDS ARE FILED le )f- Special Correspondence. ily Hamilton, June 6.-The following in I struments of record were filed in the office of the county clerIc yesterday: Deed-Albert Ahren to school dis tricf No. 16, one acre of land near Florence, $10. les Deed-Annie V. Combs to Claude R. rial Davidson, 120 acres of land near rn Hamilton, $5,000. ti- Deeil-Claude R. Davidsoh to F. H. ho Reeser, 120 acres of land near Hamil )t, ton. iy Deed Rittei Root Valley Irritation me con'ipany to Harry W. Hall lots 23 and ore 24, block 6, Setmanerdsle Orchards. ars Deed-Bitter Root Valley IrrigatIon company to Harold L. Fogley, lot 5 and half of lot 4, block 1, Hamilton Heights. WHEN YOtPUE IN HAll ILTON Don't Fail To spend a pleaslant hour at the STAR Theater Motion Pictures. Illustrated Songs. Suldady night the "Passion Play" will be exhibited. Mr. Bitter Rooter When in Missoula get your meals at. the Vienna Cafe Open day and night. 107 W. Main St. Missoula Bitter Root Valley THE BEST IRRIGATE1R LAND IN WESTERN MONTANA. The available water supply is inexhaustible and capable of irrigating 15,000 acres of the best orchard and farm land in western Montana, where crop failures are un known. Only twenty minutes' ride from Hamilton, the county seat of Ravalli county. Telephone, public schools, railroad, rural free de livery. Write for free illustrated booklet. Address all corres pondence to S. M. WARD, Hamilton, - - MIoitna Best Buy in the Bitter Rfoot Valley 240-Acre farm, highly improved, on main road near Woodside, 150 acres bottom and t0 acres bench land, water right perfect, 64 acies orchard, 10 acres bearing, 20 acre's timber, good buildings. All stock, tools and half the crop goes to purchaser. Will sell all or part. Price $95.00 per acre. Part cash; easy terms. I and 5-Acre Tracts Right in Town The finest location for a home in the town has just been placed on the market at very reasonable prices and almost your own terms. At the rate selections are being spade they will all be gone in less than 90 days. Investigate now. We refer to West Hamilton Addition Bitter Root Land and Improvement Co. Hamilton, Montana When You Come to Montana Fall in line and be a booster. Call and see J. O. Read, the original booster of the Bitter Root valley at the HOTEL HAMILTON HIs rates are right; his table is good and the accommodations are first class. HAMILTON, MONT., the heart of the Bitter Root Valley F. H. NICHOLS & SON Contractors and Builders We build from the ground up. We furnish plans and specifications. We turn the house over to you complete in every detail. We can save you time and money. We have our head office for the Bitter Root valley at HAMILTON, MONTANA WxNroN SIX The Six-Cylinder Car Made in two sizes. Five passenger, 48 H. P. Seven passenger, 60 H. P. Starts from seat. Requires no crankfng th front. Goes the rouite like coasting down hill. For detailed description call on or address J. E. TOTMAN, Agent, Hamilton, Montana Will be pleased to demonstrate the "WINTON SIX" 8,000 ACRES OF THE DALY FARM The most highly developed, ufost thoroughly irrigated, most carefully cultivated laind in THE BITTER ROOT VALLEY The firoius Daly estate off rs for sale 5, 10 and 20 acre tracts, ideal lonations, never faihing water suipply, splendidly adapted for rafiing fruits, vegetables and dairy ing. Prices, S75 to $500 per acre. Some of the tracts have substantial inpro'venients. EASY TERMS 25 PER CEN'T DOWN, BALANCE IN 10 ANNUAL IN STALLMENTS, WITH INTEREST AT 6 PER CENT PER ANNUM. Handsomely illustrated booklet free for the asking. BITTER ROOT -STOCK FARM, HAMILTON, MONT. WELCH & HiARRINGTON, Agents .115 Higgins Avenue, Missoula.