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The Billings gazette. [volume] (Billings, Mont.) 1896-1919, September 17, 1909, Image 4

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-better made. of better meterials apd
finished better than others. Compe.
iag with the world's best makes. Ke
Katter Tools received SLT IwuI
awarded ny complete line of edged
tools. for excllene of quality
General Merchants Huntley, Montana
Kobelin & Weistaner
General Merchants
The New Big Store of the Huntley
Project is Now Open for Business
In Its New Brick Building.
Flour and Feed Boots and Shoes
Groceries and Canned Goods
Tinware and Hardware
Give Us a Call. You
Will Be Welcome.
Kobelin & Weistaner
Huntley, Montana
Steam Heat Acetylene Lights Baths
Ella A. Hooton, Prop.
Rooms $1.00, Meals 50 Cents
Rates by the Week and to Residents
New Management Huntley, Montana
She Pioneer Drug Store of the Project
Carries a complete line of Drugs, Proprietary Medicines,
School Books, Stationery, Fine China, Lamps, Glassware, etc.
Owen's Cndies a n tley nly Place ino Huet.dI
Sp Montana orSouvenir Post Cards
Appropriation for
Indians Unnecessary
Payment to Minors of the Sac and Fox
Tribes May Be Made
When 21.
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17.-A spe
cific appropriation by congress is not
necessary to pay interest on Indian
moneys provided for either by treaty
or general law, according to a de
cision of the comptroller of the cur
The comptroller holds that until
the minors in the Sac and Fox of .lis
souri tribe in Kansas, shall arrive at
21 years of age. their resipective
shares in the fund accruing to the
tribe for the cession of their landl to
the United States, shall draw initerest
at 5 per cent.
The $100,000 fund of the tribe, r, ,
resenting an unexpended balancer, w~
ordered by congress to be distributel
per capita to the members of the trlbe,
the per capita to the minors, how
ever, being retained in the treasury
until the minors become of age. The
minors' shares aggregate $:l,227.
]News of Huntley Project
Local and Personal.
William S. Arthur, chief clerk and
fiscal agent of the reclamation ser
vice, left for points west on his vaca
tion trip Wednesday evening. Mr.
Arthur will visit the Alaslka-Yukon
Pacific exposition, several points in
California, and spend some days at
his home in Denver, thence returning
to Huntley.
C. D. Howe, assistant engineer of
the reclamation service, returned Mon
day morning from a week'S visit at
the Lower Yellowstone project at
The young people of Huntley gave a
dance in Day's hall last Friday even
ing. The dance was well 'attended,
Billings being generously represent
ed, and all enjoyed a good time.
The erection of the new residence of
T. P. Walter, one of Huntley's lead
ing merchants, is being watched with
interest as it promises to become a
big improvement and addition to Hunt
During the past few weeks a great
number of homeseekers have visited
the Huntley project and all were fa
vorably impressed with what they
saw, the crops and conditions in gen
eral on the project being a good draw
ing card. The result of thi4 season's
crop certainly shows what the soil
on Huntley project can do if properly
taken care of, and in many cases ex
ceeded expectations.
C. H. Pollard and wife, accom
panied by Mrs. M. A. Hooton and
granddaughter, arrived Tuesday after
noon from Chadron, Neb., to visit Ella
L. Hooton, proprietress of the Hotel
Huntley, who is the daughter of Mrs.
Hooton and sister. of Mrs. Pollard.
Mr. Pollard is a printer and came
here primarily on a visit and for rec
reation, but is so pleased with the
project and the community that he
may decide to make his home here.
R. Richards of the United States
geological survey at Helena has been
at Huntley the past few days on busi
ness in connection with the river
Everywhere on the project signs of
prosperity and improvemexnt are in
evidence. More cement sidewalks are
appearing on Huntley's main street
and it is hoped the good work con
Women and the Home
The best dustclothes are made of
old silkaline.
Grass stains may be removed by
cream tartar and water.
Scotch snuff put in holes where
crickets come out will destroy them.
Salt on the fingers when cleaning
fowls, meat or fish, will prevent slip
To clean aluminum wash with
strong soapsuds with a little of am
monia and soda.
.Mustard water is useful to clean the
hands after handling any odorous sub
A few drops of oil of cloves added
to paste will prevent the latter from
turning sour.
For blood stains use cold water first,
then soap and water. Never use hot
water, as it sets the stain.
Wood ashes put in a woolen bag
and placed in the water is a simple
means for making hard water soft for
Yellow soap and whiting, mixed to
a stiff paste with a little Water will'
stop a leak in the pipes as quickly as
Use vinegar instead of water for
mixing stove polish; this will make
it stick much better and will also give
a better polish.
Half a teaspoonful of sugar thrown
into the embers, will nearly always
revive a dying fire, and it is always
safe to be used for that purpose.
To prevent lamp wicks frpm smok
ing, soak them thoroughly in vinegar
and then let them get dry before put
ting them into the kerosene lamp to
be used.
If the ceiling should become smoked
from an improperly regulated lamp
underneath, the blackened surface may
be cleaned by washing it with a little
weak soda water.
When packing away white summer
dresses or any white goods for the
winter, wrap each piece carefully in
blue paper. It will prevent the white
material from turning yellow.
Writing ink, especially it kept in
an open bottle, quickly becomes thick
and unfit for use. In that case dilute
the ink with a small quantity of vine
gar and shake the bottle wiell.
If soot should fall on tle carpet,
cover it liberally with salt before mak
ing an attempt to sweep it up. It will
then be possible to remove the soot
with the salt, leaving the spot clean.
Rugs often have a tendency to curl
at the corners. To prevent them from
doing so, bind them on the underside
with a strip of narrow webb ng of the
kind that is used to hold the springs
in furniture in place.
It is a thing well worth knowing
that a few drops of oil of lavender
scattered upon hook shelves back of
the books will prevet damptess from
injuring the bindings of books during
prolonged seasons of rainy weather.
.\loths do not like to make their
nests in any place whe.re salt has been
and one may often get rid of' them by
scrubbing the floor with a hot and
strong solution of salt before laying
down the carpet and scattering dry
salt on the carpet when sw;eeping it.
The. Pessimist---We'll pay for all
this fine weather later on.
The Optimist - Well, cheer up!
That's the regular time for paying for
things, isn't It?-Puck.
'Fl.e Complete Bookkeeper.
Mrs. Knicker-H-ow do you nmake
your books balance?
Mrs. IBooker-That's easy; I always
spend the exact sum I receive right
away.-New York Sun.
SLocals From Osborn
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Bingaman are
receiving a visit from her parents,
who arrived this week from Kansas.
The two Misses Coliers of Lockwood
spent Tuesday at the Johnston ranch
at Osborn.
Mr. and Mrs. Cohan are entertain
ing friends from Billings.
William Jeffries, Vasco Jeffries,
Ray White and Arthur Spence are
spending a week with Ray Spence on
the ranch.
Relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Eiker,
after a pleasant visit, departed for
their home in Illinois last Wednes
Miss Edna Eiker took charge of
her school at Pompey's Pillar last
Miss Violet Peterson is teaching the
Myers school.
Miss Eugenia Eiker has returned
to Billings to enter the high school.
A carload of lumber was received
Monday at Osborn for the new build
ings on the demonstration farm.
Miss Jessie Riley entertained a
school friends from Townsend last
A musical given at Osborn Tuesday
night was highly appreciated by all.
Mrs. Cohan rendered several vocal
selections and Mr. Sheats played a
violin solo. The violin solo by Attie
and Frank Russell was good, showing
they are on the road to success. A
recitation by Rev. Gault was good,
while Miss Haw, who accompanied,
needs no praise, as it was all so well
C. Campbell of Illinois, who has
been visiting at the home of William
Seagle, has filed on a farm and will
settle here.
Ballantine Briefs.
School opened Monday with a full
attendance in 'both rooms. A number
of new pupils were enrolled.
Miss Phyllis Trask left this week
for Minneapolis, where she will be
come a student at Graham Hall. Mr.
and Mrs. Trask accompanied their
daughter for a short visit.
E. A. Boschert and A. A. Boschert
made a trip to Helena last week.
Rev. Joseph Pope will preach at
Ballantine Sunday morning, Sept. 19.
Mrs. Edgar Hibbs and Miss Re
Bryson entertained recently in honor
of Miss Nora Holbush of Billings and
Curry Bryson of Nebraska. About 20
young people were present and spent
a pleasant evening.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
Wednesday, Sept. 22, with Miss Grace
James Silvey of Custer was visiting
Ballantine friends lst week.
Charles Kinmouth is building a new
house on his ranch east of town.
.T. W. Webb has rented his farm
unit to 1. L. Brooks for the coming
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Brooks have
gone to Billings for the winter.
Why Pat Dropped.
An Irishman fell from a house and
landed on a wire about 20 feet from
the ground. After he had struggled
a moment the man let go and fell to
the ground. Someone asked why he
let go. "Faith," was the reply, "I was
afraid the domn'd wire would break."
-Medical Summary.
For Him to Say.
"Do you think I can stand an opera
tion, doctor?"
"You know your financial condition
better than I do."-Houston Post.
Huntley Branch
of the
Located at the office of
the R. E. Shepherd Lum
ber Co.
Resident Agent
Settlers of the Hunt
ley Project
Take your Milk and
Cream to the Huntley
Branch and get the
Best Market Prices
J. H. Graham, M. D.
Office Over Day's Store
Huntley, :-: Montana
Successor to J. W. Day
111]We are Increasing Our
Dry Goods Stock Every Day
Shoes Complete
Hats and Line
Caps Up-to-Date
We want to make our store the Groci.es
Deering model store of Huntley.
Harvesters Full Line
Weber Come and trade with us and Hardware
Wagons and
feel at home in our store. Gpoood
Heath and We have everything in Dry
Paints Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Har- Grand De
The Yankee
Zenith ness and Implements. Yankee
Guaranteed Our Prices are right and we will
will treat you right. Discs,
Harness and
and We are lowering prices in our Cultivators
Yours for business,
The Best Equipped Store Put Your Shoulder to We do the Business of
in the Huntley Project the Wheel and Push the Huntley Project
Successor to J. W. DA Y
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CAPITAL $20,000.00 DEPOSITS $60,000.00
Officers and Directors
J. B. ARNOLD, President
T. A. SNIDOW, V. Pres. W. L. SCHOLES, Cash.
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Osborn Mercantile Co.
President Vice President Sec. & Treas.
Full variety of Canned Goods; all kinds of Break
fast Foods; National Biscuit Co.'s line of Crackers;
Flour and Feed; Household Utensils; Garden Seeds of
all kinds; Lamps and Chimneys; nice grade of Dried
Fruits; fine line of Candies, Nuts, etc.; Cigars and
Tobaccos; Comforters and Blankets; good stock of
Dry Goods; Notions in large variety; all kinds of <4
Garden Tools. The location of the Osborn Postoffice.
Money order department was established June 1, 1909.
Money orders made out to any part of the United
Osborn - -----. - -- Montana a
We sell Building Material of all kinds.
Quality is the best and we will give you
a square deal. See us before you buy
The Valley
Meat Market
i. f. DAVIS, Proprietor
Fresh, Salt and
Smoked Meats
Butter, Eggs, Poul
try, Fish, Etc.
The Evening Journal, 50c month.

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