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WHEN THE NURSE POURS the medicine for the patient she has more faith in it if she knows we made up the perscription. She knows that at this pharmacy purity, strength and accuracy are assured. Please the nurse and help the invalid in your house by bringing your prescriptions here. RED CROSS DRUG STORE Billings, Montana Local and Personal From Thursday's Daily. Mr. and, Mrs. E. C. Hibbs of Ballan tine spent yesterday in this city. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Spencer of Lau rel, are spending a few days in this city. Guy McCoy returned to this city yesterday from a short business trip to Laurel. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. DeGroat of Bal lantine, were the guests of Billings friends yesterday. John D. Waite, a business man of Lewistown', is attending to business matters in this city. Miss Marjorie Slowen is spending the week at the Sherwood ranch four miles west of this city. Mi. and Mrs. J. W. Tobin left Bill ings yesterday for a ten-days' trip to Seattle and other coast points. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Trak and daugh ter, Miss Phyllis Trask of Ballantine. spent yesterday with friends in this city. Thomas Fletcher of the G. M. Fletcher company of Fromberg, is at tending to business matters in this city. Mrs. N. C. Davis of Welsh, Louisiana, arrived in Billings yesterday and will be the guest of friends in this city for a few weeks. John F. Trumbo, cashier of the Am oretti-Barclay company of Bridger, spent yesterday attending to business matters in this city. W. L. Hobson of Albion, Ill., is spending the week in this city with a view to making his home on Yellow stone county dry land. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Eskew left yes terday morning for Owossa, Mich., where they will visit with relatives and friends for a few weeks. Bert Ingalls went hunting last week. All he got for his pains was the pleasure of drinking Folger's Golden Gate Coffee which he took with him. Mrs. George Stocking and son re turned to their home in this city Mon day after spending a few days in Butte. Mr. Stocking will return to Billings shortly. J. F. Bacon of the Billings & North ern Townsite company has returned to his home in this city after an extend ed business visit to Hedges and other towns owned by the company. William Taylor, manager of the Helena office of the Western Union Telegraph company, was in the city yesterday looking over the damage caused by the fire of Monday night. W. T. Sidell, formerly of this city but now a resident of Comanchee, returned to his home yesterday after spending the first part of the week attending to business matters in this city. James Corn, who has been spending the summer with his brother, Wilbur S. Corn, left Billings yesterday for his home in Cameron, Mo., where he will again take up his studies in the high school. Edward Corbett of Foster, Mont., was in the city yesterday for the pur pose of making final proof on his FOR SALE Full blood Oxford and Hamp shire rams. Prices according to selection. Have six hundred young full blood Oxford ewes \which are for sale. Prices rea sonable considering quality. Ad dress G[O. H. WEBST[R Bozeman, Mont. J. A. PEED, D. V. S. Deputy State Veterinarian Calls Promptly Answered. Phones: Bell 96 B., Mutual 1131 103 N. 25th bt. Billings, Mont. homestead near Foster. He brought with him as witnesses Harry W. Reese and John R. Matheson, both of Fos ter. Alfred Johnson arrived in this city yesterday from St. Louis and is spend ing a few days as the guest of his brother-in-law, Director L. T. Eaton of the Polytechnic. If he can find suitable employment he may decide to make his home in this city. Miss Margaretta C. Embree and Miss Ina Knotts of Bridger, were in the city yesterday attending to business at the land office. Both ladies have recently filed on dry land above the government ditch near Pompey Pillar and will make their homes there in the near future. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Trask and daugh Ill., who visited with Billings friends a few days ago and who left the latter part of last week for the west with the expectation of making their home in California, returned to Iillings yes terday. Mrs. Black was taken sick in Butte and will return to Aurora as soon as possible. From Wednesday's Daily. Carl Sass of Helena, is in the city on business. Joseph Watts of Broadview, is spending a few days in this city. J. W. Cornwell, a business man of Forsyth, is spending the week in this city. R. R. Baker of Moberly, Mo., is spending the week as the guest of Billings friends. Guy A. McKay of Helena, is spend ing a few days attending to business matters in this city. A. L. Thomas is spending the week showing a party of New York men his land in this county. John H. Coleman of Broadview, spent yesterday attending to busi ness matters in this city. Miss May Crawford of Wahoo, Neb., arrived in Billings yesterday for a short visit with friends in this city. Scott K. Snively and A. B. Minty of Sheridan, are spending the week at tending to business matters in this city. B. G. Brockway has returned to his home in Laurel after spending a few days attending to business matters in this city. S. H. Stambaugh and wife of Wi baux, arrived in Billings yesterday and will be the guests of friends for a few days. It Ben Vrymoet of Alton, Iowa, is spending the week in the city. He is contemplating locating on dry land near this city. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Keil and Adolph Linstrom, who have been spending the past two weeks on the Stillwater, have retured to this city. .D. E. Fitton of Eugene, Ore., ar rived in Billings yesterday and will spend the latter part of the week at tending to business matters here. O. A. Olson of Galesburg, Ill., is in Billings this week. Mr. Olson is spending his time investigating the non-irrigated sections of the county. C. G. and G. C. Stough of Bridger, arrived in Billings yesterday for the purpose of spending a few days in this city attending to business mat ters. . Mrs. J. W. Willard and little girl left Billings yesterday for Willow Springs, Mo., where they will be the guests of relatives for the coming few weeks. Mrs. Ben F. Greetmen of Pasadena, Cal., who has been visiting for the past two weeks with friends in Bill ings, left last night for New York and other eastern points. The First Baptist church will hold its annual business meeting this evening, beginning at 7:30. Reports, election of officers and plans for the coming year will constitute the pro gram. Albert H. Doan, formerly of Spo kane, has decided to make his home in Yellowstone county. Yesterday he filed on a quarter section of govern ment land on the ceded portion of the Crow reservation near Hardin. E. E. Enderline of Sheridan, is spending a few days in this city on business. Mr. Enderline is the attor ney engaged by the cattle men in the coming trial of several cowboys charged with killing some sheepherd ers near Basin. Don Hays, who has been connected with The Gazette during the summer months, left Billings yesterday morn ing for Champaign, Ill., where he will attend the University of Illinois during the coming school term. He is studying engineering. WIlL EXHIBIT AT RED LODGE Local Poultry Association Will Stim ulate Interest by Show In Carbon County. PRIZE LIST IS READY Yellowstone Poultry Show, which Will Be Held During Dry Farming Con gress, Attracts Attention and Many Exhibits. In order to stimulate interest in the first annual show of the Yellow stone Poultry association which will be held in this city during the week of the Dry Farming congress, the leading members of the association have decided to exhibit their choicest birds at the Carbon county fair which is to be held in Red Lodge October 11, 12 and 13; and at the same time to widely herald the fact that the same birds and many others will be on exhibition at the Yellowstone Chicken show a few weeks later in Billings. The officers of the Carbon county show have declared that they will be glad to have the local chick ens exhibited at Red Lodge, and will provide ample space for the cages. The Yellowstone county chickens will, of course, not be entered for any of the prizes, most of which are offered for Carbon county chickens only, but the presence of the exhibit cannot but at tract attention to the Yellowstone as sociation and its coming chicken show. During the next month B. F. Green ough, one of the boosters of the Yel lowstone Poultry association, will spend the greater part of his time traveling throughout the eastern part of the state in an attempt to arouse interest in the coming show. The en tries are open to all comers, and the local association, which has a mem bership by no means confined to this city and its immediate vicinity, wants every blooded chicken in this state to be present at the show. The prize list for the show is now complete and in the hands of the printer, and will be ready for general distribution in a few days. It includes premiums valued at several thousand dollars and many fine trophy cups which will be of fered for the best displays of different breeds of chickens. RIMROCK TUNNEL IS AGAIN BEING USED First Freight Train Goes Through 1 Bore Yesterday-Local Passen. gers by Saturday. From Thursday's Daily. After being abandoned for a period of over three weeks on account of the disastrous fire which almost com pletely destroyed the lining of the tunnel on the line of the Billings & Northern about ten miles west of this city, the tunnel was again put into use yesterday and during the day sev eral freight trains made their way through it and on to the north. It is expected that local passenger service will be resumed through the tunnel by Saturday. The stub trains which are at present being run from I either end of the tunnel will be aban doned and an accommodation train will daily make the trip between Bill ings and the towns along the line which are tributary to this city. Through passenger service will not be resumed until the new lining of the tunnel is all in place, which Will not be for some few weeks. During the meanwhile trains No. 43 and 44 will continqe to make thier way to the coast by going to Helena over the Northern Pacific and from Helena to Great Falls over the Great Northern. The exact hour of departure of the accommodation train which will for the present serve the towns along the line has not as yet been announced. An army of nearly 200 workmen is at present busy replacing the lining which was burned out and camps have been established at either end of the bore. All carpenters who apply are given work and the road has enough timber on hand to insure the completion of the work without run ning out of material. TELEGRAPH OFFICE IS AGAIN WORKING From Thursday's Daily. The Western Union Telegraph com pany's downtown office in the Smith block on North Twenty-seventh street i was again opened for business yester day morning, after being closed a day I to allow workmen to begin the repair s work necessitated by the fire of Mon day night. William Taylor, manager e of the Helena office, is spending a few days in the city overseeing the work of repair and a large force of linemen and expert electricians are busy replacing the battery room where the fire originated. . During the time the instruments at the downtown of f fice were out of commission the com pany opened a temporary office at the freight depot. AFTER CONVENTION. Fred Ohland and Peter A. Ribb, s delegates from the Maverick Hose company, are at present attending the state convention of the gremen which d is being held in Kalispell. It has r been seven years since Billings en L- tertained the state firemen and the e delegates fro mthis city have been in is structed to extend an invitation to the . body to hold its 1910 convention in this city. LAUREL COUNCILMEN TURN DOWN PAPER Petition for Removal of House of Ill Fame Is Tabled by Mayor Westbrook. At the meeting of the town council of Laurel held Tuesday evening, a petition presented by a goodly dele gation of Laurel citizens asking that the council take some immediate steps toward the removal of a house of ill fame which has recently been established in Laurel, was placed on the table by Mayor Westbrook. In speaking of the matter M. D. Young, a real estate dealer of Laurel who was in the city on business yesterday, said: "The majority of the people of Lau rel do not feel that they received A square deal at the hands of the coun cil. The petition was signed by over 200 citizens and taxpayers of the town, and there were from 40 to 50 of the signers of the paper present at the meeting. Attorney Price present ed the petition before the council, Rev. Drumwright of the Baptist church told in a few words where the people he represented stood on the proposition, and Mayor Westbrook, without so much as putting the con sideration of the petition before the councilmen, of his own right as head of the body laid the petition on the table. "The mayor's action has by no means put a stop to the work against the house of ill fame, however, and has but added strength to the move ment. We will now resort to town and state laws." YEE SAM LEE WILL CLEAN HIS ALLEY Chinaman Is Brought Before the Court and Fined for Failure to Remove Filth. From Thursday's Daily. The city campaign for cleanliness in the streets and alleys has reached the place where those not inclined to obey the municipal orders are being brought into court as a gentle remind er that there is a power behind the movement. Yesterday Street Commis sioner Bryan, the guardian of Bill ings' "white wings," caused the ar rest of Lee Sam Lee, a well to do Chinaman who owns property on Twenty-seventh street south and against whom several complaints have been made. Lee was charged with leaving his place in such a condition that it was a nuisance, and was fined $10 as well as made to offer assur ance that the objectionable filth would be removed at once. The city officials say that they trust such drastic measures as were used with the Celestial will not be neces sary with other residents and prop erty holders of the city, but that it will be well to avoid all chances of appearing before the bar of justice by making a thorough cleanup at once. making a thorough cleanup at once. ANOTHER BUILDING NEAR THE DEPOT The erstwhile barren appearance of Montana avenue near the depot is to be still further altered within the coming few weeks by the construction of another modern store building be tween Twenty-fourth and Twenty fifth. The building will be built on lot 3 of the block and between the present building occupied by the Rex bar and the new three-story McCor mick building. It will be constructed by Ryan and Charborneau of Ana conda, the ground floor will be used for store purposes and the second story will be fitted up either as a rooming house or for offices. Pressed brick will be used in its construction. John Ryan, one of the members of the firm which will erect the new building, was formerly a resident of this city having had charge of the bridge gang of the Northern Pacific in the early days. He will return to Billings and make his home in this city. CROPS ARE BULLY. r CHICAGO, Sept. 15.-James M. Wil son, secretary of agriculture, arrived here today after a five weeks survey - of western crops, which he declared were "bully." 4 -----+------- CADETS DROPPED. WASHINGTON, Sept. 15.-Four ca dets at the Annapolis naval academy have been dropped from the rolls by direction of President Taft because of "inaptitude," which was said to have been demonstrated on the practice cruise of the corps this summer. h 4.---+--- t William Hadart, a range mate and cordial friend of Wright Harvey, dep v uty sheriff, has concluded a pleasant r sojourn in this city and returned to - the Musselshell country through r which he is engaged in driving a a stage. e + QUO WARRANTO + e UPON FOSTER + 4 (Special to The Gazette.) + + HELENA, Sept. 15.-Assoc- + + ciate Justice Smith of *the su- + + preme court, has granted a + + writ of quo warranto, return- + + able 20 days hence, directed to + b, 4 F. H. Foster, who declines to + e + surrender the office of clerk of + e + the court at Billings on the + h + ground that the election re- + l 4+ sulted in a tie. The writ was + i- 4 sought by counsel for L. T. + Le + Jones, who had been appointed 4. 1- + to the office by the county com- + ie 4 missioners. + n4 . +4 + + +4 + + + 4+ +4 BOZEMAN BURIED UNDER FLOWERS Popular Emblem of the Sweet Pea Carnival Appears in Profusion Every Place. THOUSANDS OF GUESTS Handsome City of the Rich Gallatin Valley Filled With People From all Parts of the State.-Triumphal Pro. cessions, Entertainments, Etc. (Special to The Gazette.) BOZEMAN, Sept. 15.-Bozeman is filled to overflowing with visitors from all over the state, who are here to attend the Interstate Fair and Sweet Pea carnival in progress this week. Main street from end to end is lavishly decorated with the emblem colors of the carnival, pink, white and green, which covers the buildings and awning posts. The large welcome arch and illuminated posts, placed at the intersection of cross streets, adds greatly to the effectiveness of the display. The carnival was opened last night with the coronation of Queen Mariam I., who is Miss Mariam Cooper, daugh ter of Hon. Walter Cooper. Prior to the coronation the proces sion was formed at the city hall and comprised members of the various or ders and lodges in full uniform. All the colored electric lights with which Main street was ablaze, were extin guised, and the procession, lighted only by Japanese lanterns carried by the participants, marched to the home of Miss Cooper. Here the queen and her six maids of honor, seated in se dan chairs each carried by four men, joined the procession and were es corted to the coronation stand, pre ceded by thirty little maids gowned in white. The ceremonies attending the coronation were elaborate and were conducted by Attorney George D. Pease, the lord high chancellor, Later the procession, to the music of three bands, the Ladies' Imperial band, 'the Maryland Agricultural band and the Livingston band, march ed to Elks' hall, where the queen's ball was held. Today the large parade will take place and will be participated in by decorated vehicles of every descrip tion. Tonight the second ball will be given in the queen's honor. The attendance at the fair grounds yesterday, the second day of the fair, was exceedingly large. One of the most important features was the races, which will continue daily. Yesterday's program was as fol lows: First race, 3-year-olds, trotting: Kingbrook, driven by D. C. Flint; Annie Mack, driven by Jas. McQuil lan; Orphan Boy, driven by Carl Walker. Second race, 2:20 trot, three in first heat: Minium, driven by J. D. Mc Donald; Patsy Rice, driven by Carl Walker; Dr. Chas. K. Cole, driven by Frank Ragsdale; Hokolo, driven by S. M. Mills; Hazel Dotte, driven by Jno. McAuley; Alfreda, driven by Gean Patch. Third race, girls' relay, three miles: Participants, Miss Ida Smith of Big Timber, and Miss Winnie Davis of Gardiner. The big live stock show is creating a lively interest, as are the grain and lioultry exhibits. Women Delegates Fight with the Men Yeomen National Convention Opens With Disgraceful Row Over Dis puted State Charters. SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15.-Wo men delegates struck men delegates over their heads and shoulders with umbrellas while the masculine dele gates fought among themselves at the opening session of the national con vention of the Yebmen of America yesterday. The trouble started at the outset of the meeting. It is charged that an at Stempt was made to seat delegates who said they represented lodges in Illi Snois and other states to which char ters have not yet been issued. The excitement was intense for a time, but order was restored before any one was seriously hurt. • 4.----- Henry Gerharz returned to Billings Syesterday from Forsyth. He has been Sspending the past few weeks survey ing the new extension of the ditch of the Rosebud Land and Improvement company. Mr. Gerharz says that work on the ditch vill begin this fall and Sthat it is expected that the canal will Sbe carrying water in time for next tyear's crops. Read the big Sunday Gazette. a Billings A Matter of Chok... Really, as a matter of choice, while we weklome b S tt and small deposits, we would rather have ten persons deposit $1 each than one person F ten persons deposit $10 each than one person ten persons deposit $10) each than one Verose , r, ten persons deposit $1000 each than one person d00. B a~K It is true, these smaller deposits give is more tbor to i for them, nevertheless, we prefer them. fo eai% L ;r. B. G. BHOREY, President fore should feel at aRl timid about brig~ng n sain . HENRY WHITE, Cashier deposits. CHAS. SPEAR. Vice President 8. L. DOUGHTY, Asst. Cashies i i m ll i i i I i i mil CHAPPLE'8 1 CHAPPLE'S TRUSSE that fit with ease and comn fort. That holds the rup ture secure. This is the kind we sell and fit and guarantee. It costs you nothing if it~does not de.#: all we say. CHAPPLE DRUG CO. I "You Can Get it at Chapple's" CHAPPLE'S Cs Watch For Our Next Ad. 0 CrlAPPLE'S The First National Bank of Billings Personal Attention Given All Accounts We invite you to open your bank account with as by making a deposit of One Dollar or more . If a small deposit is profitable to us is it not much more profitable to you ? We give personal attention to all accounts, and if you are a newcomer in Billings we ask you to come in the bank for any assistance that you may wish in establishing yourself here. This bank has been in business over twenty five years and our strong connections in various parts of Montana and Wyoming place us in a po sition to give you the very best banking service. THE FIP.T NATIONAL BANK OF BILLINGS k. B. Moss, President Lee N. Goodwin, Vice PresidenL Robert J. Newton, Cashier. '. M. Lipp, Ass't Cashier. L. B. St. John, Ass't Cashier. Interest Paid on Time Certificate,,of Deposit I The Value of a Man's Credit BUSINESS man's greatest asset is his credit. The life of his business would be snuffed out with its loss. In these days, also, a bad credit record with a Bank follows one every where. But conversely, a bank can, it it will, greatly help in the establishment of a man's credit. It is the policy of this Bonk to whole-heartedly lend this aid when it conscientiously can. Yellowstone National Bank Capital and Surplus $150,000.00 United States Depositary Billings, Mont.