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Is not only showing the fresh- I
est line of Dry Goods in thi n
* :city, but an honest and swell
selection Ladies' and Child's
Shoes. We don't offer a $4.00oo
shoe for $2 75 or a $3.oo one
i at $O.75, as one can see in
print, but if in need or not of
footwear, sec what we offer daily at $1.75, $2.oo, $2.50 and
$3.00. They are values hard to match in any country.
,,,,i,,s. ,oNT. LSE ISENBERG.
** *
Mail No.............. 1:05 a.m. 1:15 a. m.
Mail No. 1............10:35 a. nm. 10:45 a. In.
Mail No. 4..........10:55 p. ill. 11.05 p. im.
Mail No. 2......... 5:50 a. In. 6:00 a. nm.
Accommodation...... .7:00 p. . n. 6:30 a. n.
Daily Except Sunday.
Accommodation .......6:30 p. im. 7:30 a. in.
Daily except Sunday.
H. N. KENNDY, Agent.
Passenger No. 42 ................. 8:30 a. in.
Freight No. 4 ................. .10:05 a. mu.
Passenger No. 41................. 7:03 p. n.
Freight No. 45 ....................6:00 a. m.
General Delivery... 8:00 ii. In. to 7:00 p. nm.
Sundays ............11:00 a. im. to 12:30 a. in.
Money Order Dept.. 8:00 a. In. to 5::30 p. in.
Train No. 1-Western............10:00 a. im.
Train No. 3-Western ............ 9:00 p. m.
Train No. 2-Eastern ......... 9:00 p. im.
Train No. 4-Eastern ........... 900 p. inm.
Train No. 42-Burlington ........ 8:00 a. m.
Train No. 21-Red Lodge, Mont.,
and Big Horn county, W\yo.... 9:00 p. im.
Stage-Lavina and north......... 6:45 a. im.
Stag(-Pryor and south .......... 6:45 a. m.
L. F. BABCOCK. Postmaster.
-Max Bendix-opera house, touight.
-There will be pies like your mother
used to bake at the pie social.
-Max Bendix company-artists-to
-W. A. Hall, a prominent merchant
of Red Lodge, was in the city today.
-Seats for Max Bendix concert
should not be overlooked.
-Mrs. Mary Griffin of Junction
visited with Billings friends Saturday.
-Bring your sweetheart and your
appetite to the pie social Friday even
-Hon. Geo. R. Milburn of Miles
City is the guest of Billings friends to
/- r. Armstrong left yesterday on a
• fessional trip to the Musselshell
-G. H. Goodrich, a lumber dealer of
Great Falls, had business in this city
-Miss Lillian Reynolds left Satur
day for Helena, where she will visit
this week.
-Sydeny Fox, the bright exponent
of Blackstone, was here Saturday from
Big Timber.
-Don't fail to see the local produc
tion of "Neighbor Jackwood" next
Thursday evening.
-If you have the pie habit remoenm
ber the pie social at the M. E. parson- i
age Friday evening.
-R. Foster of Bozeman was the
guest of his brother, Fred H. Foster, in
this city over Sunday.
-L. Lehfeldt, one of the prominent
uheepmen from Lavina, is spending a
few days in a live city.
-S. T. Simonsen, the merchant of
Absorakee, is visiting in the city, ac
companied by his wife.
/ yMrs. Paul McCormick and children
t yesterday for a week's visit with
friends at Sheridan, Wyo.
-Remember "Neighbor Jackwood,"
Thursday, the 80th. Reserved seats at
Lieberg, Holmes & Calhoun's.
-Superintendent H. J. Horn, Jr., of
Livingston was "jollying up"'the rail
road boys in Billings yesterday.
-." B. Williams and Joe SchneiderI
left this morning for a week or ten
days' sojourn at Hot Springs, S. D.
-u E e ys9 Charming Easter Conceits in all the
- W ste P L of o alho W omens latest and prettiest spring colors will
be put on sale Thursday, March 30, at
ai' ai hief aster 95c a pair. You can buy safely as they
Easter Sl of Ladies aity ndkerchefs , vare the very goods for which you he.ve
Sg of t loves been paying $1.25 a pair. They come
-B u S ng ofatet from France and are unequalled for
s shapeliness and superb finish; in fact every good point of ex
liet Co . u 1ce.t in l llae' Lbb0n M |ffl cellence is embodied in their construction. Shaping, coloring
and style are such as are sure to find instant favor with the
e .Stock Collars a cy hto , most exacting buyer. Our Windows now more pleasing
I l seem than all the pat bath ever been.
-Everybody is cordially invited to
come to the pie social at the M. E.
parsonage on Friday evening, March
-Go to W. B. George for fire and ac
cident insurance. He represents the
largest line of fire insuranee companies
in the state. *
-P. H. Scanlan, traveling passenger
agent of the Milwaukee road, was
working up railroad business in this
city yesterday.
-H. B. Segur returned Saturday
night after a week spent in the central
portion of the state in the interest of
the Burlington.
-0. F. Goddard, wife and daughter,
Miss Lora, visited in Helena Saturday
and heard the grand concert by Sousa's
celebrated band.
-Mr. and Mrs. J.L.Harrington leave
Thursday for Superior, Neb., where
they will visit relatives and friends for
a w ak or ten days.
1$-Deputy County Clerk Will Morse
6as been "under the weather" and his
brother is assisting County Clerk Car
wile for a few days.
-Next Monday will be held the city
election. If you have not registered do
so before Thursday night or you will
not be allowed to vote.'
-The milliners are holding their
Easter openings and on next Sunday
the women of Billings will be togged
out in their new headgear.
-H. C. Steers and wife and W. J.
Haynes and wife of Laurel were inter
ested spectators of Morrison's "Faust"
in this city Saturday night.
-1B. P. Jonas of San Francisco, a
friend of the Bennighoffs, has accepted
a position with the Billings Water
Power company as electrician.
-It is reported that Joe Steinhauser,
formerly a brakeman on the Rocky
Fork branch, contemplates embarking
in business in Gebo or Bridger.
-J. A. Eyler of Omaha, a stock so
licitor for the Burlington, made a fly
ing trip to Billings, coming in last
night and leaving this morning.
-The story concerning the reported
fortune left Mrs. David Ashcroft of
Carbonado for having befriended a
peddler has proven of fake origin.
-L. E. Williams and a Mr. Cook
rived in Billings a few days ago f t
La Porte, Mich. They are okin ver
this valley with a view to lcai g.
-Dan Boyle came down from Liv
ingston Saturday, visiting with his
family over Sunday. Mr. Boyle is well
pleased with his new position of train
-C. Emmerich of Glendive, claim
agent for the Northern Pacific, was in
the city yesterday attending to railroad
matters. He was accompanied by Mrs.
-The Carbon county Sentinel is au
thority for the statement that Frank
McCormick will soon make Gebo his
home and expects to remove his wife
from this city.
-Dr. A. Clark left Sunday night for
Helena to attend court, his case against
the state board of medical examiners
being called up before Judge Smith in
that city today.
WM.rs. Steingrueber and daughter,
a. Dickenmueller, of Hebron. N. D.,
are the guests of their daughter and
sister, Mrs. Peter Peroe in this city for
a few weeks visit.
-Fred Bachelder expects to assume
his duties as deputy sheriff of Carbon
county about the 1st of May, having as
his territory the coal camps of Bridger,
Car nado and Gebo.
Twenty vagrants faced Police
udge Mann yesterday morning, being
Sunday's roundup. Seven were put to
work on the streets, while the re
mainder were turned loose.
-Miss Anna Wallace, a sister of
Mrs. W. H. Smith, arrived in Billings
a few days ago from Kansas for a visit
to the latter. Miss Wallace visited here
a year ago and made many friends and
-The directors of the Yellowstone
National bank held a meeting Saturday
afternoon, at which time E. H. Hollis
ter, the new bookkeeper, was voted the
power of an assistant cashier.
-S. E. Stillwell, who is interested
in Big Horn basin (Wyo.) land, was
here Sunday on his way home to Cody,
accompanied by Mrs. Stillwell, who
had been visiting in Sheridan.
-D. J. Burke, the Burlington sleuth
from Alliance, Neb., was looking over
Billings yesterday. If he had any
special duty to perform he failed to re
veal it to The Gazette reporter.
ifBert Shorey, a prominent Yellow
sa6ne county sheep owner, was in Bill
ings Saturday from his ranch home
near Merrill. He reports no sheep
losses in the Lake basin country.
-Harold Brown, cashier of Yegen
Bros., general department store, ex
pects to take his departure shortly for
Fort Hall, Idaho, to accept a clerical
position at the Fort Hall dian agency.
-Geo. M. H ys of elena was in
the city again S turd.\ He spent the
past week in thi pt ot the state and
the supposition- hat lie was getting
acquainted with the voters for future
-Wm. Cruse of Helena was here
over Sunday superintending the work
of receiving the 2,000 head of cattle be
longing to Thos. Cruse, which were be
ing taken to the N-Bar range on the
-J. M. Morgan, advance agent for
the John Griffith company, was here
yesterday. Mr. Griffith will make his
appearance before the theater-going
people of Billings on Saturday night in
"The Avenger."
-Carbon County Sentinel: The
young people of Billings are preparing
an operetta, which will be given in
that city soon. They have been invited
and may accept the invitation to appear
here at Gebo's new hall.
-A slight change cf time will take
place ii the arrival of the Northern Pa
cific passengers Nos. 1 and 2, commenc
ing next Sunday. The local officials
have as yet received no time card and
the exact change is not known.
-The board of county commissioners
of Carbon county will meet in Red
Lodge April 11 and 12 in special ses
sion for the purpose of opening bids
and awarding the contract for the erec
tion of a $10,000 brick court house.
-Frank Thoms, who has been con
nected with The Fashion in this city
for some time, has accepted a position
with Yegen Bros., and will have charge
of the dry goods department. He will
soon commence work for his new firm.
-The home of Hoen. W. F. Meyer,
the Red Lodge banker and attorney,
was gladdened Sunday by the arrival of
a bouncing boy baby. Upon receipt of
the news in Billings Mr. Meyer's
friends telegraphed him congratula
-Frank Bryant and C. J. Davis, two
yzung men of Erie, Ill., are the guests
of the former's uncle, H. B. Segur.
They have come to Montana with a
view of embarking in the sheep busi
ness and expect to purchase a band this
7 he Gazette is in receipt of an in
vi tion to witness the annual opening
of Buffalo Bill's (Col. W. F. Cody)
Wild West and Congress of Rough
Riders at Madison Square Garden in
New York City on Wednesday night,
iarch 29.
(,-"Big Nell," one of the denizens of
the low lands, filled up on bad booze
and was brought before Police Judge
Mann Friday afternoon, when she
pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace
and was fined $10 and costs, which she
gladly paid.
-Hon. W. A. Hedges of Yale, Fer
gus county, is spending a few weeks at
the Hesper farm, where he is wintering
his sheep. He will remain in this vi
cinity until the sheep are in condition
to be driven to his range in Fergus
county for the summer.
,- abshteen members of the Fourth
chalry. troop D, from Fort Slocum,
N. J., passed through Billings Satur
day on their way to Fort Yellowstone.
They will remain at the latter place
only about a month when they are to
take a trip to the Philippines.
-General Managei Kendrick of St.
Paul and Assistant General Superinten
dent Pearce of Tacoma were in the city
yesterday in the formers' private car,
No. 1. They came in on the east bound
Northern Pacific passenger and went
back on the west bound to look over the
-Glendive Review: M. D. Clark
came down from Billings Monday,
where he has been in the employ of the
Northern Pacific railway. Mr. Clark
says Billings is the best town he has
been in for a long time, and that there
is bound to be a great boom there this
-A civil service examination will be
held in this city Friday of this week
for entry into the United States postal
service as railway mail clerks. The
examination will be conducted by a
special examiner of the postoflice de
partment and will be held in the court
-Frank Henry of Livingston, judge
of the Sixth judicial district, was in
the city Sunday night, leaving the next
morning for Red Lodge to convene
court for Carbon county. Judge Henry
said that the term would likely be a
short one and a jury would not be
-The local interest taken in the en
tertainment to be given by the Bill
ings Dramatic club is being manifested
in a substantial manner by the ready
sale of tickets and the production of
"Neighbor Jackwood" next Thursday
evening promises to draw a large au
-The Northern Pacific passenger,
No. 4, due here at 5:50 a. m., was
nearly fourteen hours late Saturday,
the delay being caused by the washing
out of a bridge on the western division.
With the melting of the snows comes
the high water, which will trouble the
railroads for a time.
-It is understood that W. B. Coch
ran of Wibaux, Mont., has rented the
Kennedy building adjoining the Owl
saloon, and will open a meat market
therein about April 15, shipping in
Omaha meat for consumption. Mr.
Cochran has been visiting in Billings
for a couple of weeks past.
-Sousa, the great band leader, ac
companied by his celebrated organiza
tion, passed through 'Billings yesterday
forenoon via the Northern Pacific on
their way to Minneapolis from a trip to
the coast. Nearly all the members
were asleep when the train reached
here, having been up late the night
-The following persons comprised a
merry crowd of theater-goers from Red
Lodge that witnessed "Faust" as pre
sented in this city Saturday night by
Lewis Morrison and his faultless com
pany: Mrs. C. H. Thompson, Mrs. W.
D. Hayes, Mrs. G. H. Bailey. Mrs. L.
Talbott, Mrs. M. Kearns, 5M1s. G. W.
Pierson and D. G. O'Shea.
-The Cruse cattle, numbering near
ly 2,000 head, were received at the
Northern Pacific stock yards Saturday,
having come from the Gallatin valley,
where they were wintered. They were
taken in charge by the N-Bar outfit'of
cowboys, who started with them Sun
day for the Musselshell country, where
the stock is to be put on the range.
-F. J. Protzman, who has been at
the head of the dry goods department
in Yegen Bros.' store for some time,
leaves soon for Bridger, where he will
embark in business as representative of
several of the leading firms of
Billings. The well wishes of Bill
ings friends and acquaintances will fol
low Mr. Protzman and family to their
new home.
-Bert Martin, the Red Lodge creek
woolgrower, probably sustained greater
losses than any other sheepman in that
section. He is wintering his flocks in
Wyoming and it has been learned that
during the heavy storm in February
Mr. Martin lost 1,600 head of sheep out
of 4,500. Among other heavy losers in
that section are the Clark Bros., who,
it is said, had lost 1,300 head out of
two bands.
-Edward Niles, special agent of the
North British and Mercantile Insurance
company, and president of the Fire
Underwriters' association of the Pa
cific, with headquarters at San Fran
cisco, is spending a couple of days in
Billings. Mr. Niles is conceded to be
one of the wittiest men traveling and
his visits are always a source of much
pleasure to the insurance agents.
-I. D. O'Donnell of this city, chair
man of the executive committee of the
National Irrigation association, an
nounces that the dates of the congress,
1vhich is to meet in Missoula, this state,
have been decided upon, being Sept. 25,
26 and 27, 1899. The time will give
general satisfaction, especially to our
own people, as Montana will be in her
g'lory at that time, with ripened fruits
and grains.
-Red Lodge Picket: The annual
roundup of the Maverick Hose company
of Billings will take place April 8 at
the city corral, when "Doc" McFarlin
will respond to the toast, "How It
Feels to Be Married." After he gets
through, Mayor P. H. Smith will put
on his spurs and entertain the unbrand
ed assemblage with a vivid and correct
description of his honeymoon trip to
the City of the Saints.
-Three demurrers have been filed in
the $5,000 damage suit brought by Ben
Balkwill against L. H. Fenske and
Jeff Brewer, the city of Billings and
Farrell & O'Grady and Andy Cosgriff
for the loss of an eye. The demurrers
are from each of the defendants in the
suit. The city is defended by City At
torney Herford, while O. F. Goddard
appears as attorney for the other de
fendants. The case will come up in the
district court at the next term.
-Word has been received that Rev.
Dr. Iliff, on arrival at Minneapolis
March 15 from Billings, was seriously
injured and is now an inmate of As
bury hospital of that city. It appears
that he arose from his seat in the car as
the train stopped and made ready to
alight, when the train gave a sudden
lurch, throwing him against the corner
of a seat. Just the nature of the in
jury is not known, but it is thought he
will be able to return to Montana in
about ten days.
-Helena Herald: A. C. Clark of
Billings, who has taken an appeal from
the action of the state board of medical
examiners in refusing him a certificate
to practice medicine in Montana, has
arrived from Billings and is prepared
to tackle the quaetions that will be pre
Some person to write advertisements. We want plainly
written, truthful accounts of our stock and prices. We
want advertisements that will tell the people how we
can serve their interest. We have a first-class stock of
Spring Medicines, of Paints, of Kodaks, of Stationery,
in fact of anything found in a Drug or Stationery Store.
We want advertisements to show the people what we
have and why we can make the best of prices. There
are still a tew people who do not know how low our
prices are. We want someone to tell them.
Very truly yours,
sented to him in department one of the
district court tomorrow in accordance
with the order made by Judge Smith
in the case. The questions have been
prepared by physicians at the instance
of the court. After Clark's answers
have been marked the case will be
heard by a jury.
-Window dressing has already come
to rank among the fine arts. It has its
sumed such importance that lonthly
magazine is now publis d in this
country devoted exclusiv y to its inter
ests. Billings has sev al expert win
dow dressers if one to judge by their
displays, which h e een on exhibi
tion the past few da They are at
tractive and show careful preparation,
besides splendid judgment in the ar
ticles making up the display. As a
general rule merchants pay too little
attention to this art, which is about as
essential as a well-kept store.
-After April i, Col. F. M. Malone,
for a number of years the live stock
agent for the Milwaukee road in Mon
tana, will devote his time exclusively
to the live stock business of the north
west territory, looking after stock ship
ments in Montana, Oregon and Wash
jngton. His headquarters will still be
at Miles City. As commercial agent
he will be succeeded by F. L. Kiney,
now traveling freight agent in the
northwest for E. D. Sewell, general
northwestern freight agent of the Mil
waukee. Colonel Malone's promotion
is am deserved one and all his Billings
friends will be glad to hear of it.
-E. H. Hollister left Monday for
Billings, Montana, says the Pawnee
Republican of Pawnee City, Neb., to
accept a responsible position in the Yel
lowstone National bank of that city.
For the past six years Mr. Hollister has
been one of the trusted employes of the
First National bank of this city. His
election and promotion to a lucrative
position in the Yellowstone National
bank, is extremely gratifying to his
host of friends in this city. Mr. Holl
ister is a young man of sterling worth
and integrity, and though we deeply
regret his leaving us, we congratulate
the dfficers of the Yellowstone National
bank in securing a young man of such
eminent ability and moral worth as is
possessed by our young friend Hollister.
Mrs. Hollister will not join her hus
band until some time next month.
Milliner Apprentice WVanted
At once at The Fashion. Apply at
the store. Lee Eisenberg.
For Mayor.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for mayor of the city of Billings,
subject to the action of the voters at
the April election.
96-3 Christian Yegen.
For Mayor.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for mayor of the city of Billings,
subject to the action of the voters at the
April election. J. H. Rinehart.
For Mayor.
I hereby announce that I am a candi
date for mayor of Billings, subject to
the action of the voters at the April
96-3 P. H. Smith.
Police Judge.
The undersigned will be a candidate
for the office of police judge at the
city election.
93-6 J. B. Matheson.
For Police Magistrate.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for police maigstrate of the city of
Billings, subject to the action of the
voters at the April election.
97-2 B. Schneider.
For Police Judge.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for police magistrate of the city of
Billings, subject to the action of the
voters at the April election.
92-7 A. Fraser.
For City Treasurer.
I would respectfully announce that I
will be a candidate for the office of
treasurer of the city of Billings at the
election to be held on Monday, April 3,
1899. Hugh S. Evans.
Billings, Mout., March 17. 1899. 95-5
For City Treasurer.
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for the office of treasurer of the
city of Billings, subject to the approv
al of the voters at the city election
April 3, 1899.
H. V. Bailey.
March 14 ,1899. 93-6
The eightieth anniversary of the
foundation of the Order of Odd Fellows
will be appropriately celebrated in
Anaconda on the 26th of April. It is
believed that this reunion of members
from throughout the state will .be the
largest in the history of the d4er in
Under this heading we will publish
notices for 15 cents per line for thetriht
insertion and 10 cents per line for eah
subsequent insertion. A special rate
will be made for notices running 6"e
month or longer. No advertisement
taken for less than 2.5 eents.
FOR SALE-High-grade Kimball up
right piano for sale at a bargain
for cash. O. P. Nash. 96-tf
WANTED-Furnished room located
conveniently to Grand Hotel. Ad
dress, stating price and location. F. L.
care Gazette. 97-tt
IRL for general housework wanted
by Mrs. J. B. Elliott; wages $20 per
mouth. Apply at residence, North
Thirtieth St. 97-tt
OR RENT.--Large furnished room,
suitable for lady or gentleman. In
quire of W. H. Ross, corner North Thir
tieth St. and Third avenue. 97-3
to work for us in resident section;
,liberal salary guaranteed; good chance
far advancement; no capital required.
For full information address Shepps
Company. 1031-1033 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia, Pa. 89-9
SASH, Doons.
Next to N. P. R. B. Depot,
Writeo Billings. Montana.
Prices. d-. 0fwC ll .
4* 3
You will want Plumbing and
Heating in your house
perhaps both. I can do
your work in a proper and
sanitary manner. Let me
talk the subject over with
you. No. I Plumbing and
Heating is my hobby.
Iron Pipe, Sewer Tile and Plumbing
Goods--Wholesale and Retail.
A First-Class Restaurant, open at
all hours.
Bakery in Connection.
JOS. PARQUE & CO., Props.
Has Been Reffiin.sl*sl ,d
Supplied with. tl'lt'.t " i:
Single and Dori~$ -,k "
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