Time to tone up the
System and get
Ready fpr the hurry
and bustle of Spring
Nothing better for
the purpose than a
Bottle or two of
Nyal's Celery Nervine
It's really wonderful how it
rejuvenates the system that
feels "Run down" and "Out
of Sorts" after the inactivi
ty of the Winter months.
It Sells for $1.oo per Bottle
It's Worth a Good Deal flore
Holmes & Rixon's
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* FOR SALE.
A carldad of Carefully Selected Jersey
Cows "from the dairynn section of
Central Illinois will be ofered for sale
at the Northern Pacific stock yards
at Billings about
T. J. BOUTON LIVE STOCK CO.
Finest flotel in the Yellowstone Valley ...
jeo. F. Bennighoff, Prop.
I LON A"PLIATION. U illings, mont
On Draught at REILLY'S Minnesota Ave.
4 Agent for Schlitz Draught and Bottle Beer.
S... . E . - L SE E
Wholesale Dealer in I Agency for
W.v Val. Blatz's
Keg and Bottle
SCIC&RS i_ _White. Rock
TBOIPSON-McGi OIiOR LUMBER CO.
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Every variety and size of lumber required in a building.
Also Plasterers' Materials, Doors, Windows, Mouldings,
Papers, etc. Stock Right! Prices Right! We solicit your
Quracs . s uunnn n
A. R. Sickler of Forsyth is at thi
Colonel H. W. Rowley left yesterda_
T. J,. Bouton left this morning ,tfo
Jack O'Rourke of Red Lodge was I,
the city yesterday..
P. B. Moss took his depaiture fo
Butte yesterday morning.
Mrs. Fred Sweetman of Columbul
is visiting Billings friends.
A. L. Norris of Columbus is among
those registered at the Grand.
Doctor and Mrs. E. R 'oty of .Rea
Lodge are guests at the Grand, .
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scott of June
tion are visiting the city today.
J. W. Weatbpitpn and family o:
Bridger are guests-at the- Grand.
James Vestal of Big Timber ij
among today's visitors in the city.
W. H. Murgittroyd of Marysvillh
was among yesterday's visitors in thi
W. D. Hemmiston of Medora, N
D., arrived in the city last night anc
is autographed at the Grand.
Mrs. J. J. Holland and Mrs. J. W
Farrell, both of Gebo, were amona
yesterday's visitors in the' City.
Among those who were attracted
to Helena by the sale of blooded oat
tle was I. D. O'Donnell of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. William Arnold are
entertaining a diminutive, who art
rived last Wednesday to gladden their
Willard Lovell, son of the late' H'
C. 'Lovell, is in from Kane, Wyo.,
where the ranch owned by his fathie
A telephone message received this
morning from the Musselshell re
ports a fall of about two inches of
snow in the valley last night.
Judge Loud and Court Stenographer
Kreidler left last night' for Forsyth,
where the district court for Roseb1d
county convened this morning.
Walter Aiderson, editor of the Red
Lodge Picket and the J. Pierpot. Ml r
gan of Carbon county jouinallpsp,
was a visitor in the city Wednesdaey.
E. Sande, for `several. years in the
employ of the A. L. Babcock ,Hard
ware company, left Tuesday nightrfor
the coast, where he intends to :re
Mrs. H. B. Drum and children, who
have been making their home in the
city during the winter, have returned
to Mr. Drum's ranch on the Mussel
A regular meeting of the sc iool
board was held Wednesday night.
Several bills were allowed, which con
stituted the bulk of the business tran
Mesdames R. T. and W. A. Allen
are receiving a visit from their sis
ter, Mrs. Newell Clark of Winona,
Minn., who arrived from the east yes
A county patient, whose name no
one seemed to know, was buried by
Undertaker Setzler last Tuesday. The
man died the day before. Death was
caused by consumption.
Attached to yesterday morning's
Northern Pacific No. 3 was the spe
cial car of Master Mechanic Mitchell,
who spent the day in the city looking
_r the company's local shops.
Announcement is made by the Yel
lowstone Journal "that A. H. Barth
of this city has driven 10,000 head of
sheep into Custer county, ranging
'em on the north side of the river.
-I-. O. Railsback, representing tlf
Boutoh Livestock agency, took his de
parture for St. Louis yesterday for the
purpose of buying a carload of Jersey
cows to be disposed of on the local
W. H. Pethybridge, at one time a
resident of 'Billings, but for the last
three years of Horr, has returned and
accepted the position of traveling
salesman for the Billings Braewing
Mrs. George Robbins, whose hus
band left some weeks ago for Alaska,
took her departure yesterday for Boze
man, where she will visit her parents
for a time and then will leave for
Mrs. Joseph Sims, who has been
visiting in the city, returned to her
Lavina home last Wednesday. Both
she and Mr. Sims are finding city life
so attractive that they may decide
to build here and make their residence
Because 'of a burned bridge west of
Helena' a temporary embargo was
placed today on Northern Pacific traf
fic. Train No. 2, the North Coast
Limited, due here this morning at
10:10, is scheduled to arrive tonight
°Two electric motors are being in
stalled in the Burlington company's
wool warehouse to furnish power for
rperating the baling presses. By the
lutr94'ctioan p r8 1 big - tower t aore
Charles Lord, who has been fllini
the position of night clerk at thi
postoffice, has resigned to enter thi
railway mail service. His route wil
be between this city and Missoula
on trains Nos. 5 and 6. Guy F. Nurse
succeeds him in the postotfice.
A slight improvement is reporter
in the condition of Jack Bain, who way
shot last Monday evening by 8
Thompson. The attending physicians
consider the wounded man in no im
mediate danger, although he is stil
tar from being out of all danger.
R. H. Kingsbury, the Waco, Texas
lawyer, who assisted in the defense
during the Hayden trial, has returnec
from a visit to Butte and other placei
•on the west side. He expects to re
main in Billings a few days longei
and then will leave for the soutl
A new wool buying 4irm will be or
the local market this season. J. M
Partridge has been appointed agent
for the MclMillan Fur and Wool com
pany of Minneapolis and has rentec
the old Yegen warehouse for storin
such wool as he expects to buy for his
rganization of the troupe which hi
o give the annual minstrel perform
ance by the Elks has been completed
,nd active rehearsing is now of al
most nightly occurrence. Th ,"show'
will take place abouit thlie middle o1
next month. Some decidedly novel
and startling features are promised.
Announcement is mane of the
tended visit of the Right. Reverend
Bishop Brondell of the Catholic dio
cese of Montana, who is expected tc
be in the city Sunday, May 24. Pre.
vious to coming to Billings he will
pay a visit to St. Xavier's mission,
wh.re he will spend a couple of days.
Because of the attachments on. the
"stock at Ryan Bros.' ranch in the
,Musselshell valley all work has been
abandoned and the property is in the
custody of E. S. Jackson, special dep
uty sheriff. So reported J. K. Holmes,
who has been foreman of the ranch
and who was in the city a day or two
Bishop Brewer of the Episcopal
church spent several days in the city
curing the forepart of the week and
left for the eastern portion of the
state, where he is expected to remain
until tomorrow. On the following
day he will administer the rite, of con
firmation to a class of eight at ot.
News has been received of the se
rious sickness at Bozeman of. A. Mul
ler, a well known traveling man, who
makes his headquarters in this city.
Mr. Muller is a member of the local
lodge of Elks and his brothers have
wired to the hospital at which he is
confined to give him every care and.
att tion possible.
An agreement has been made be
tween the stockmen's agociation and
the" counties of Yellowstone, Rosebud
and Fergus by which A. H. Murray
will act as stock inspector and deputy
sheriff in these counties. He will
be stationed on the Musselshell and
each of the parties to the agreement
will pay one-half of his salary.
William Wallace, the Helena attor
ney at law, was among the visitors
in the city last Wednesday. He came
for the purpose of attending the dis
trict court in connection with the
When His Kidney Trouble Has
Fastened and Reached the
C:_.onic Stago? If It Has it is
Incurable by Anything Known
E:c.ept the Fulton Compounds.
We Are The Sole Agents.
A. an ev'idence of the unusual character of the
iultoi Compounds that company does not pub
lish or invite testimonials except those report.
lug recoveries in kidney diseases that have
reached the chronic stage, alleged tobe incura.
ble. Here is another recovery in a case incura
ble till the advent of the Fulton Crmpouuds,
reported by Johns & Johnson, the aecnts of the
Fulton Compounds in Los Gatos:
/W. H. Fridley, a resident of Los Gatos,
having chronie kidney disease (Bright's Dis
ease) had, like everybody else, found all treat
ment futile. Hle commenced on Fulton's Renal
Compound in February, 1902, and on December
10 of the same year reported the total disap.
pearance of the disease. He writes that he has
galnod ififeen pounds in weight and is again
able to do a good hard day's work. Johns &
Johnson, the Los Gatos druggists, conflrm this
recovery and know of several other recoveries In
similar'cases of chronic kidney disease in Los
Gatos. all of whtih were incurable by anything
else known to drugglats. S. A. Palmer, the
leading druggistof Santa Cruz. H. H. Maynard,
thbk Pe slum druggist, the Ferry Drug Com
dany of No. 8 Market street. San Francisco, W.
. Pond, the Berkeley druggist Dr. Markley,
the Oloverdale druggist, Willis a Martta, the
Sacramento drugsts, and scores of other Call
ornias druggists all report specific recoveries
in chronic kidney diseases that were positively
incurable by anything known except the Fllton
Dropsy, rheumatism roem mie maid, gout an4
Cladder troubles are proofs that the kidney
ar not performing their funetios. The ehlroie
stage ot kidney trouble is Brights Disease. It
you feel languid or uisdrable. if your kidney
trouble hangs on send for Pamphlet. Per
sutage of recoveries nearly 90 per cent taong,
urely chroniceases. PIlto's Bnal Oomptld
-r f Bright's d Kidne Diseases ; fo
Diabetes, $1.k John J. leitoln Oo-0 Weas
ington stret,Saa Fraaeiseo,mol mmaosponslers.
tree ansayssefr patisets. Wearv. the ise
Iodide of Potassiumn
For the Blood.
Is the Old Reliable Remedy that has been
used for years and always given satis
faction. $1.00 per bottle; six bottles
Chapple Drug. Co.
motion for a new trial made in the
case of Smith vs. the Northern Pacific
Railway company, an action for per
sonal damages tried at the last term
of the court and decided in favor of
Sollowing the example of the
Northern Pacific general freight de.
partment, that of the Burlington has
issued a circular announcing that the
-ompany will insure all wool during
the coming season stored at its ware
houses in Billings, Cody, Clearmont,
trarland and Edgemont. The com
pany will advance the cost of the
insurance from time to time, as may
be needed, and at the expiration of
the time storage ends will collect fro
No doubt it will please the many
friends of the gentleman in this city
to. learn that "Charley" Brown is to
make his home here once more, hav
ing been appointed conductor of the
freight between Billings and Red
Lodge. Mr. Brown resided here some
years ago, when he was yardmaster
of the Northern Pacific, but for a num
ber of years past has been at Boze
man, to which place he was trans
ferred to take charge. of the company's
Four applicants appeared before the
civil service examiner last Wednesday
to stand examination for the position
or clerk-carrier for the local post
office. They were, Harry W. Paige,
rlo -M. Earl, Fred E. Snodgrass and
Guy F. Nurse. The examination con
tinued four-and-a-half hours, from 9
in the morning until 1:30 in the af
ternoon. Of course, it is not known
who will be the fortunate man, as
the examinations will have to be pass
n at Washington.
S. S. Dulin, who was chief of police
during the latter part of Mayor
George's administration, has about
decided to return to the coast, where
he made his home previous to coming
to Billings. It is likely that he will
again follow railroading, his old vo
cation. The many who have learned
to know the gentleman and admire
him for his many exceedingly good
qualities will regret'that the uncer
tainty of tenure attaching to political
appointments is respansible for his
prospective departure, as he not only
proved to be a very efficient officer,
but also a good citizen.
Last Tuesday May, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. Sayles, was taken sud
oenly sick and for a time her life
was despaired of. The disease from
which she is suffering is tubercular
meningitis and almost immediately
Collowing its first manifestation par
alysis of the lower portion of the body
ntervened. Yesterday she was re
ported to be dying and the end was
3xpected almost any moment. Last
tight, however, a marked improvement
was discernable and this morning the
hysician in charge reported his pa
lent as considerably better and had
copes for her ultimate recovery. Miss
fay is about 13 years of age add the
)nly child of the sorrowing parents.
A Ranch for Rent.
I will rent my ranch, six miles west
)f Billings, on easy terms. Now is
.he time if you want to put in a crop
his spring. I will remain a short
time only. Apply to- E. B. Camp,
ny agent, or see me at the Driscoll
-tf MRS EMMA LYONS.
To the Public.
After May 15 we will discontinue
ssuing trading stamps. All outstand
ng stamps will be redeemed with
remiums in the usual manner until
,uly 1, 1903. 2-3
Cream soda with fruit flavor. Ice
ream parlor in'connection. Fresh
:,d pure confectiquery at the Wo
can's xchan." - 2-ti
Pansy plants 25 and 50 cents a
dozen at Billings greenhouse, Montana
avenue. Bell telephone 62-F. 2-tt
Get your fire insurance written by,
North Real Estate, Loan & Title
Ndw line New York tailored hats
just received at Donovan-McCormielk
Two nicely furnished rooms for
gentlemen. Bath, turn) heat,
ern conveniences, .d ~le lol
Address "W," this ,oll.
The Misses Johnson nave opened,
parlors for Fashionable dressmakiag
over The Gazette olmce, where thte
will be pleased to meet the ladies of
Billings who desire up-to-date
See McCormick's special millinehry
JAS. K. MOORE
Successor to A.'C. HOOSE
Jeweler and Optician
Graduate of two optical colleges.
SSpecial attention to school chil
Satisfaction guaranteed and prices
moderate for expert pervice.
No charge for advice as to whether
you need glasses or if old ones are
Located. here permanently.
Capital Stock, 150,000.00
Paul McCormick, President.
B. G. Shorey, Vice-Pres.
Charles Spear, Cashier.
H. A. Haynes, Teller.
H. C. Bostwick
A. C. Johnson,
C. O. Gruwell,
A. H. Barth,
B. G. Shorey,
-ansact a General Banking Business.
BILLINGS, . MONTANA.
Title Abstract Company
We own the only abstracts of title to all real
estate in Yellowstone county and are pre
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