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.:-: PROGR OF :RACES :-:,
Three days racin. $1,000 in lmrses. Thuradey, Sept 17 horses at ea!ch mile; rider to saddle;
We have a good half mile track and and unsaddle ,own 'horse; oneahelp
ample stable accommodation. 1. mile da..h.. .... a.$35 $16n nh e o.
Four to enter all races and three 2. 3 r mile dash...... .'100 .5 er allowed with each rider. Pure
to start. .3. 5 mile dash-Chouteau county to be divided as follows: $175 first,
The Fair Association reserves the horses... ...... 250 $50 second, $25 third. Only cow hoarse
right to substitute races in case they . Relay Rce. allowed. No horse alloIw edi tha'~ 5'
Sfall to fill. Entries close 6 o'clock Pa, S pt run' for money on any association
of evening vious to the race, track except in a relay race.
SEntrance fee 10 per cent in all 1. % Pony race 14% hands, $40 10 No entrance fee for this rata.
.,'6,. eR2~ep reflit . .. 2. 48 mile dash, ...... .,70 15. . . ' . . . . ,: , ,
3e. %m mile dash for non- winners
W d ed y Se t 16.. ,,.............6 u5B cking.Contest , ..
1.Wdedy et 64 Relay Race I id "
". Bucking. Conrtest i rn;o h
2. % mile Dash. ........O 5 ely R7e be pooled and riders draw mounts.
3. % mile Dash........ 8 0 Relay race for purse of' $250. Five Pize,` $75 for first, $25 for seconda'
4. Relay Race. miles to be run each day, changing for winner of the three days conitest.
1 SEPTEMBER 16th, 17th and18th'
A. W, ZIERBARTH, President 0. A. BERGESON, Secretary
SJAMES GRIFFIN, Vice-President - THOS. DOWEN, Treasurer
Chinook, Montana, Aug, 5, 1908.
(Received too late for last week).
Miss Lizze Richards from Helena is
noa visiting her brother E. T. Rich
ards for a short time.
Toby Ronne left this morning for
Mr. and Mrs. Christ. Miller went
south to their home last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Duke left for
the mountains Wedngeday.
Many people, wishing to get away
from the heat, have gone to the moun
Les and Chas. Sprinkles returned
Saturday fr.m the county seat.
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Hankey left on
Friday evening for the Falls, where
Mr. Hankey is having his eye doct
Miss Leafy Riegel returned Satur
day from a week's visit with her
Mrs. Chas. H. Barton of Harlem,
was in the city Saturday attending
the 0. E. S.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Lohman were
out on their ranch on Redrock last
There was a dance given by the
young folks of this city last Satur
day evening, lasting until midnight.
Everybody reported a good time.
Melvin Brocten came in town Wed
nesday noon from the Lohman ranch,
returning again Thursday.
JMrs. N. Fogarty expects her daugh
ter, Alice, home in a few days from
her school in New York in a few
days. Miss Alice will spend the sum
mer at home.
Miss Agnes Prosser has taken Ran
dall Stam's place in the telephone of
fice this week while Randall is away
C. M. Sedgwick is in from the
Harlem, .Montana, Aug. 11, 1908.
Milo Laraoc left for Fort Benton
and Helenaa the middle of the week
and returned Monday.
S. J. Maekstad went to Chinook on
'1 hursday 'to play with the Chinook
ba eball team against the Boston
Mr. and Mrs. Vern Butler, Ruth and
Roy Colegrove, Loutrelle Goodremont,
Elsie Farnum, Clyde Colegsove, and
Charlie Sadler started on Friday for
the Little Rockies where they ex
pect to spend the next ten days.
N. Wolary was up from Savoy the
latter part of the week.
Mary Watz has been very ill for
the past few days.
Mrs. George Heath was taken to
the hospital at Helena Saturday night.
The Harlpm boys played a fine
game of ball Sunday at Glasgow with
the Glasgow team and won by the
score of 9 to 6.
Father Kokenge of Havre came dow
on the monring train Sunday to hold
services in the Catholic church.
Miss Maybelle Brooks is taking care
of Mary Watz nights during heir ill
Mr. Birdwell arrived here Satur
day for a short visit with his son,
Horace, and his daughters, Maggie
Some of the mountain parties have
returned and report delightful trips
A; W. Ziebarth and son, Harold, are
down from Chinook to investigate
about the sugar beet factory .
Fort Benton, Mont., Aug. 11,'08.
O. G. Skylstead of Havre is visit
'. in town on business connected with
his duties as county comm.ssioner.
W. S. Chmidlin came down from
Great Falls Sunday for a short visit
with his parents.
Miss Ida Evers left the fir.-t cf the
week for a two weeks visit at her
brothers at Everson.
4 party consisting of Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Evers, Miss Rose Evers, Miss
Julia Crane and Miss Mabel Culbert
son left Monday morning for a trip
through Yellowstone Park.
The stock yards at Kershaw, the
shipping point for Fort Benton, were
completely destroyed by fire Sunday
evening with about thirty box cars.
The loss is estimated at about $20,
Mrs. H. W. Gross, formerly of
Havre, but now of Couer d'Lene, Id
aho, who has been the guest of Mrs.
L. O. Hudson for the past week left
for Havre Monday morning, accom
panied by Mrs. Hudson and son.
The funeral of the late William Ar
cher, who died at Anaconda, the first
of the week, after a short illness, took
place from the Episcopal church on
Thursday morning. Before go ng to
Anaconda this spring Mr. Archer was
a mail clerk on the Great Northern,
having held a run from.Havre to
Anaconda for 12 years past. He is
survived by a mother, a sister, Mrs.
J. F. Murphy and a brother, Reuben
Archer, all living here.
Mrs. F. E. Stranahan left for a
visit with relatives in Helena yes
Mrs. J. M. Powers and children re
turned to Great Falls the first of the
week, after a short visit with her sis
ter, Mrs. A. E. McLeish.
Hlarold Russell, oldest son of Dr. J.
H. Russell, who was quite seriously
injured in the head about a week
ago by his horse falling with him,
and who has been unscious since, was
taken to Great Falls the first of the
A very enjoyable dance was given
by the young men in the Baker opera
house Friday evening. Quite a large
crowd was in attendance and all re
port a most excellent time. Music
was ftrnished by a five pliee or
Fort Assinniboine, Mont., Aug. 11.
Captain Geo. D. Freeman, Jr., 2nd
In:: I try, has assumed command of the
Mr:s E. A. Shuttleworth, wife of
Caut,in Shuttleworth, commanding
ince Third Battallion 2nd Infantry,
Cnew at American Lake, Washington,
is sjer ding the summer months with
her aunt, Miss E. Moore,, at North
Mrs. Willis S .Yates, wife of Sergt.
Yates, hospital corps, recently under
went a successful operation at Roch
esier, Minnesota, and is reported to
be doing nicely, and p speedy recov
ery' is anticipated.
The numerous friends of Major and
Mrs. John B. McDonald, 15th Cavalry
will be grieved to learn of the death
of their daughter Kathleen, which oc
curred at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont,
on 'July 31st, 1908.
Count Zeppelin, the famous ballon
ist, who recetly lost his airsh'p,
served with the Union army during
the Civil war, being attached to Gen
eral Schurtz's command. His first
balloon ascent was made in a captive
blioon sent up to observe' the Confed
Mrs. J. Fenton from Milk river is
a visitor at the-post.
Lieut. Edgerly, quartermaster at
the post, will avail himself of a two
months 1 eave of absence granted him
about September lst. He, will visit
his ',parents at Pittsfield, Mass.
That competition is at least the back
bone if not the life of trade is illus
trated by the big city department
stores, especially those located in the
same district, where rivalry runs high
and the efforts to attract trade are
studied with particular care in time of
depression. That this same incentive
for progress is not given to stores in
the country may be one cause-or is it
effect?-of the degeneration of some of
our rural districts in the east One of
the heads of a prominent New York
concern who spent a vacation in New
England last summer went to the local
"general store" to buy a few yards of
.a certain cloth.
"We don't keep it," said the store
"Why not?" was the reply. 'This is
a staple. How can you get along with
"Waal," was the indifferent explana
tlon, "we jest can't keep it I laid in
some a short spell ago, but it was
bought out, and every time P've got
some it.only gets sold. There's no use
trying to keep it here!"-System.
Nature teaches us to love our friends,
but religion teaches us to love our ehe
It was the first time she had ever
-used a telephone, and the drug lderk
detected the fact by the nervous way
in which she held the receiver.
"Dear ,xpr" sile exclaimed timidly.
"Why are all those sievelike holes in_'
"They are there for a purpose,"
plied the'dtig clerk solemnly.
'.'Wy. so= -asp.'astri yu= ,voi~s
And shalie as so embarisge at
forgot the numbe she was to call ap.
ELNA WALLAGE HU r EH,
Edna Waliace Hopper, the popular comic opera favorite who bad retire.
temporarily from the stage because she expected to |nherit a fortune'whitei
she failed to get, will return to the footlights the coming season nfa new
thusical comedr at one of the New York houses.
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It will pay those in search of Presents to come and inspect on
Stock, which is complete as it Never Has Been
Before, with the LATEST STYLE OF
High Class Jewelry, Novelties
Manicure -and. Toilet Sets
Records Eyes Tested
Fine Watch Free and
Reparing to F'it
Jeweler and Registered Optiian Opp. Hotel Hav;e
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