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Holmes & RBion's
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
John Walker of Helena is registered
at the Grand.
Frank Scott, tile Junction merchant,
is at the Grand.
Colonel Rowley departed last Sat
urday for St., Paul.
J. L. DeHart of Livingston is .- a
guest at the Grand.
Tonight the city coincil will meet
in adjourned regular session.
Doctor W. X. Sudduth of Fairview
arrived in the city last Sunday.
Frank A. Vogt of Livingston was
among yesterday's visitors in the city.
The Honorable John D. Losekamp
,returned last Sunday from his visit
to Texas and Arkansas.
A toll station has been opened at
'arland, Wyo., by the Rocky Mountain
Bell Telephone company.
' H. B. Segur, general agent for the
Burlington, has gone to Deadwood
on business for the company.
F. H. Hathhorn left for Big Timber
yesterday to be present at the don
venring of the district court for Sweet
H. W. Gamble arrived a few days
ago from Beatrice, Neb., to enter the
employ of the Burlington as clerk at
the freight depot.
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Clement and
children left today for their r~anch
at Flatwillow, where they expect to
spend the summer.
A linen shower was given last Fri
day by Mrs. H. G. Williams for Miss
Liplian Allen announcement of whose
marriage has been made.
Clifford Jones is receiving a visit
'from his brother, Ernest W. Jones
of Guthrie, Okla., who expects to
~remain a number of weeks.
The Honorable Paul McCormick,
Billings' representative on the Louis
iana Purchase exposition commission.
returned from 'Helena yesterday.
Excavation for a new residence that
P. H. Smith intends to erect in North
Thirty-second street ;between First.
and Second avenues, has been begun.
Next Saturday the county commis
sioners will meet as a returning board
f the purpose of canvassing the vote
at the bond election last Saturday.
st Sunday was observed -as Me-,
orial day- by Billings Star lodge of
Odd Fellows and Zelda Rebekah lodge.
Both organizations attended the Epis
copal church' in a body, where sapcial
services were conducted.
For stealing 10 calves from t
Crow Feservation Osa Foree was sen
tenced to ,one year in the pehiten
-tiary and to .iay "flne .6f $100, Tlfe
'.trial of Foree took place in the fe
-oeal court at Helena last week.
iarry Segur is visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. B Segur, and will
remain in the city several weeks. At
the end of his vacation he expects to
go to Butte, where he will enter the
-employ of the Oregoi. Short Line.
The funeral of the late Willie Bow
leyi son Qf Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Bow
ley, who died last Friday, took place
'Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Ser
vices were conducted by the Rever
endu Mr. Miller, pastor of the Baptist
Over 200 carloads of cattle have
ried from the south. Some were
destined to the ranges of eastern Mon
.tana, while othere were for th north
ern part of the state. Ten cars were
billed tor Seattle, whence they will
forwarded to Alaska.
challenge h~ been issued by the
" en m ofes te elty to thei at men
* f aor 4 me of baseball. The " a"
r 0 ~ofte l thath do
are prepared to back that opinion
pith their weights.in greenbacks.
--otwithstanding the one-sidedness
of the score, the game of ball played
last Sunday afternoon between the
regular Billings team and a team
composed of employes of Yegen Bros.,
inc. proved to be interesting. Bill
ings proved the victor. Score, 18
Thursday evening the Rathbone
Sisters will give their country dance.
It has been decided to hold it in
Elks' hall, the lodge room of the sis
ters not being large enough to accom
modate all who are expected to at
tend. The invitations issued request
7ndance in costume.
YFrom Helena comes the report that
t e people of that place have suc
ceeded in raising the money required
to buy the old fair grounds and will
deed them to the state, thus insuring
establishment there of the state fair,
provision for which was made at the'
session of the legislature. /
Brown as a- berry and strong as
an athlete, O. D. Hogue, former alder
man of the city, ivas in town last Sat
urday visiting friends and doing a
little trading. He declares that at
last he has found the source of eter
nal life and cannot understand why
any one can resist the temptation to
ecome a rancher. -
1 Trainmen from the south last night
brought information of the death of
the Crow woman, who was stabbed
last week by a Sioux squaw visiting
the agency. From the same sourcre
it was learned that in addition to the
one already dead the visitor also cut
another woman and that the latter
was not expected to live. Jealousy is
given as the cause of the affray.
O. F. Goddard has returned to Glen
dive, where he appears as counsel
for the defense in the cases of State
vs. Donaldson, and Broadbent, who
are charged with the wholesale theft
of sheep. The men have been con
victed once and were sentenced to the
penitentiary, where they spent sev
eral months. On an appeal to the su
preme court they were granted new
Mrs. Cora L. Ramsey; who for the
past four years has been the eflficient
deputy county treasurer, relinquished
her position in that office last Satur
day, Mrs. Ramsey will be engaged
in bringing the abstract books of the
Yellowstone Investment company up
to tate during the next few Months
and will then go to the Stanford uni
versity in California to take a course
Bozeman has decided to put a semi
professional ball team in the field
this season. Bert Storey, who has
played with some of the best known
clubs of the state, including Red
Lodge, has ,been engaged by Boze
man to manage and coach its team.
As soon as the Bozemanites get into
shape they expect to challenge phe
teams of the east side, as they thinik
they will be able to take all of them
.According to the accounts of those
who witnessed it a game of baseball
mpre than ordinarily Interesting and
exciting was played at Laurel last
Sunday. While the contest .was sup
posed to be between Laurel and Ro1
erts, it appears to have been in reality
a match with Laurel and Park City
on one side and all of Carbon county,
possibly Red Lodge` alone excepted,
on the other. Notwithstanding the
ida of a altost u4plimited htel.4
fom which to draw players that the
aiegged Robertb team posseusee, the
proved victorious, they winning the
game by a score of 1 S`to ':
A fSock of 4,900 sheep which` he
bought in this vicinity isf being tta.l
ed into South Dakota by John '1
mon. He passed Miles City last,.( at
urday, where he sold the wool obtain
ed from shearing the sheep. The
clip weighed 18,000, pounds and was
sold for 14 cents a pound. Harmon
reported that, with the exception of
having found feed somewhat short
in some localities he had experienced
fto thouble in his drive. The tSheep
were bought from F. W. Sshauer, H.
L. Osnes and several other local aheep
men and on an everage ,50 a head
was paid for them. They were shorn
at the Sunday creek power plant,
north of Miles City and' crossed the
Yellowstone at the latter place.
Because in effect everything in,con
nection with the erection of the pro.
posed, court house and jail had to be
done over again the codnty commis
sioners have decided to reject all .ro
posals. submitted' sometime ago for
the construction of those buildings.
T he, bid of Foley & Crowe, which was
the lowest and which had been pro
visionally accepted, will go with the
others, the board believing that ac:
ceptance ot it would be hardly proper.
This action is based upon the fact
that it was necesqary to hold another
bond election, which proceedings vir
tually nullified everything done pre
viously. It is now said that the 'board
will specify Columbus stone as one
of the materials to be used. New
proposals will be invited 'soon.
F. A. Arleigh, one of the names he
has given since his arrest, was ar
raigned before Judge Fraser last Sat
uiday on the charge of grand larceny.
The prisoner is the man who hired
a horse from . H. 'Smith and then
bld it and who also sold a bicycle
belonging to Behrendt Bros. He admit
ted his guilt and asked if a special
judge could not hear his case ailid
sentence him, as he was in a hurry
to begin serving-, whatever was 'in
store for him in the way of sequestra
tion at Deer Lodge. When told that
he would have to wait until the next
term of the district court he expres~ed
great disappointnment. In default: of
$500 he will be compelled to remain
at the Hotel de Hubbard, unless ahe
succeeds in getting away before 'cotrt
ARE BECOMING INTERESTED.
Many Horsemen Will Attend Montana
Company's Big Sale.
Every assurance has been received
by the gentlemen who are managing
the affairs of the Montana Horse Sales.
company of a large attendance of
both buyers and sellers. Observation
td' experience have taught the breed,
er that he may always rely upon ob
taining better prices for his animals.
at a competitive sale than when he
undertakes to dispose of his stock at
private sale. In this instance in par
ticular the number of buyers who will
be on hand will be exceptionally large,,
as 'the torthcoming sale has been ad
veftised extensively and knowledge of
it has reached every part of the coun
try. Another encouraging feature is'
the unusual demand that exists for
horses of every description ,especial
ly western animals, consequently bid
ding may be depended upon to be live
ly and spirited and full value will be
received for everything sold.
The company has secured one of the
best and most famous auctioneers in
the country to conduct its sales. He
is thoroughly familiar with every
part of the business and always ob
tains good prices for stock he sells.
No charge will be made for \nimals
not sold and no horses will be sold,
except with the consent of the owners.
A commission of only $1 will be charg
ed for horses sold in lots, while $2.50
is all the charge for selling single
animals or pairs.
UNDER STRONG GUARD.
Dewey Gang Going to Place of Pre
Denver, Colo.; June 8.-A special
to the Times from Colby, Kan., says
that under guard of a sheriff and
posse and a company of state militia,
Chauncey Dewey, Clyde Wilson and
W. J. McBride ,alleged murderers of
,B. M. Berry and two sons, left there
today for a 40-mile march across
country'to St. Francis, 'here the pre
liminary trial will be held. It is be
lieved that the march will consume
three days, and. as telephone wires
have been cut, the guard is not likely
to be heard from until St. Francis
Dewey, who is a son of a Chicago
millionaire; and gecond coussl to Ad
m.iral Dewey, refuses to talk, but
seems cheerful and in good spirits.
Offcers of the militia and others dd
aqt fear an open battle with armed
settlers, but are afraid that as the
party passes through the bills and
.wooded places efforts may be made by
asbrppbQoterp to pick off the accused
CHANGE IN ITINERARY OF GER
SIDE TRIP TO THE PARK
Tourists Conclude They Would Rather
See Geysers Than More Farms
Fn preparing the. tinerary of the
German agriculturalists who are siak
ing a tour of the United States the
man connected with the department
of agriculture at Washington seems
to have taken it for granted that the
visitors did not care anythihg for
sightseeing and wished to devote the
entire time at their disposal to look
ing at farms, packing houses and
kindred institutions connected directly
or remotely with farming. For, that
reason every day that the Germahs
would remain in the country was
scheduled for a visit to some place
where they might see all that the
farmers, feeders, irrigators and pack
ers of the country had to show them
that was new and different than to be
seen in the land of the kaiser and
Francis Joseph, as all are subjects
of Germany or Austria. r
The" visitors, however, it appears,
had notions of their own, and after
they had seen how farms are tilled in
the eastern states, how hogs and cat
tle are slaughtered and packed at
Kansas City and how irrigating is
done in the southwest and far west
and they had become filled with won
der and amazement at the prodigous
ways and incomparable thrift and in
genuity of the Americans in every line
of particular interest -to them, they
concluded to see something else. Bill
ings was among the places of the most
importance named in the itinerary
sent out from Washington, but that
made no difference to the tourist
The fact that this is the center ,a
the greatest Nsheep feeding territory
in the world did-not appeal to thenm.
Neither did they care that over 'on
the west side, in the Deer Lodge val
ley, much that is unusual and inter
esting is to be seen. They cut both
out., Instead of stopping they con
tinued on to the Yellowstone National
park. T'hey had read and heard so much
of the way nature has in that charmed
spot of surprising and aweing poor,
insignificant man that they deemed it
would ,be neglecting the opportunity
of - a lifetime not to stop there and
see if *hat they had heard was true.
They may have thought it to be
another of the marvelous inventions
of the Yankee that their Teutonic cau
tion and prudence had taught them
to take it with a grain of allowance,
but being so near they decided.to take
chances and see for themselves. If
their phlegmatic natures will permit
they will probably say upon their re
turd home that as a show place the
park excelled anything they saw on
their entire trip, even though they
may with true German practicality,
deplore the fact that so much energy
and power cannot be utilized, instead
of being permitted to gO to waste.
So the park and not Billings and
Deer Lodge had the pleasure of filling
their minds with new thoughts and
gratifying their vision with 'sights
never before beheld. It is undoubt
edly true that the park contains more
naturab wonders and novelties than
the Hesper or any of the other farms
which it was intended to show them
in the Yellowstone valley, but it
is unable to give them the informa
tion they might have obtained had
they carried out the trip as planned
for them by one of the' hired men
of the secretary of agriculture. Spe
cial arrangements had been made by
Mr. O'Donnell and others for their en
teitainment and - diversion. Several
thousand sheep were to be rounded
up and herders in their portable
houses had. been kept within easy
al!, so that they .might drive in and
et the foreigners see how they live
and case for their charges, while the
reediig pens were to be showd them
and the manner of fattening sheep
for the market ,was to be explained.
The irrigating ditches are pow all
running full and the alfalfa is about
ready for the first cutting, Then thero
was to be a big dinner under the shade
of a magnificent grove, with luit a
ittle beer, and a drive of several
miles over the country. But all this
they chose to forego for the sase
of seeing what the geysers can do
sad it they iise really the big things
report said ithey were,
Of course, those who hal expected
to catettalu\ the dlistlgulabed party
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were disappointed when they learned
that instead of stopping here the visi
tors would merely whisk through
town. An a measure, however, they
had been prepared. A number of
days ago I. D'. O'Donnell received a
letter from the secretary of' the party
informing him that in ail probability
no stop would be made here, as it had
been deciQed to visit the park ind
this would necessitate a change in
the original plans. Still hoping that
they would be able to make a tour
of the park and visit Billings also,
Mr. O'Donnell said nothing about
the change. Last Saturday a baggage
car containing the baggage of the
party arrived from the west' and re
Tnained until a through train arrived
and then it became very apparent
that no stop would be made, and Mr.
O'Donnell let it be known. Because
of the length of 'time necessary to
view the park it was accepted here
a a fact that other places would not
be honored with a visit, notably Far-'
go, N. D., where a stop was to be made
for the purpose of visiting the big
wheat farms of the region.
BOND ELECTION ALMOST ALL
CITY CIVES BIG MAJORITY
Expected Opposition Proves to Have
Had But Slight Existence
Park City a Surprise.
though it was generally conceed
that a safe majority would be record
ed for the affirmative in last Satur
day's bond election, the smallness of
the negative vote cast in the city pre,
cincts came as a welcome surprise
to the friends of the proposition to
bond the county for the erection of a
new court house and jail.
When the commissioners decided to
call a special election considerable
opposition developed in the city, par
ticularly on the south side, where the
prediction was made that the question
would be defeated, or if not defeated
the majority it would receive would
be infinitesimal. As events go to show
the anti-bond men overestimated their
strength or else *a decided' change
in sentiment occurred between the
date of the call and the election.
No. 3 was the only southside pre
cinct that came anywhere near mak
ing good so `far as voting down the
proposition was concerned, but even
there. a majority was in favor and
those who were advocates of the
bonds have .no great cause for sor
The election passed off quietly and
but little was heard, concerning it
during the day. But in spite of this
the interest was great and the vote
polled surprisingly large. With but
few exceptions the heavier taxpayers
favored the prepositlon and they not
only. voted, but worked for the seue
ceeas of the measure. Almuost to a
unit the workingmen voted for th
bonds. This was but natural;, as th
will be among those labet
directly. The bul~ . .
be distributed amnong 'the e
in wages for work. on the bild
or in the production of the ma
that will enter into them..
Vote in the 'City.
Following is the vote cast ini
four city precincts.
No. 2-For bonds,111; against b*
No. 3-For bonds, 40; agafistb
No. 13-For bonds, 133;
No. :--For bonds, 58; against
Total vote cast, 431. For bqn
34%; against bonds, 89: Majori.ty
bonds, 253. With this majority
overcome even if ever" outside pre
cinct had voted against the bonds the
would still have / carried.
The vote of the outside precin~
so far as received is as follows:
No. 5, Laurel-For bonds, °i24;
against bonds, 12.
No. 6, Park City-For bonds, 9
against bonds, 44.
No. 7, Columbus-For bonds, 4.
against bonds, 6.
No. 12, Musselshell- For bonds, 11
against bonds, 8.
Topeka, Kan., June 8.-It is rega .
ed as practically certain that them
will be a special, .session of the s b
sas legislature in two weeks tor
lieve some of the suffering carle
by the flood of last week..
See shoemaker under Yegen Bros.
Savings bank. Good work; pri
Not Rare, but Confmon-All Kid
ney Disease is Bright's DIsias.=
-The 8th to 10th Month lt'5s
comes Chronic and Incurabl; bi
All Known Means Except .l
new Fulton Compounds, whlis
Record 8T% of Recoveries
We have before us a little work o3 k
liseases by JdeephF. Edwards, M. D., at P
lolphia, that contains some things that i
me ought to know.. Wany people .m gi
fright's Disease is rare, when, in tac~,
rvers the whole gamut of kidney dihe
L'nis book sets out that the kidneys have
tue function, viz., the eliminetlon ofg the
ud waste products, and that sil ihterfereoes.
with that function are called Bright's- lAýgetas
)r. Edwards adds: "For the benfedto
;ans who may read this book I will g5ive ~
,f the ca-es which I attribLte to .ua.gm
Congestion of the Kidney.
De.eneration of the Kidney
Fatty Degeneration of the Kidney.
Inflnanmation of the Kidney.
Disease of the Kidney."
Thus, sll kidney ciaesse being Elh
ease, the serious question is. is o tsas
Ihronic? In other worus, is it inth
econdary stage? After the t
onth it becomes chronic a l is
y all known means except the,
ounds T Tile kidneys are not
often no nltooe of the ýo
ready fastene. I you h
athe first stage the Renas
tcquickly.' l is aotmre ps
tending it is the only- thing l
are it. In proof that notbing i
il medical works aseydani e t
here has been. tdig
fihta wrs ei seeL¶
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