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Bitter Root Brevities.
Born—To the wife of Andrew Han son, May 13, a girl. A. L. Mowatt, the Victor hotel man, was a Hamilton visitor Monday. Win. Burns and J. A. McKay have purchased the 400 saloon ot Gahan & Larsen. Mrs. James 1». Vance, of Darby, was a passenger on Friday morning's train to Missoula. Mrs. Van R. Wood money and son George M, Davis were Hamilton visitors Monday. Rev. J. D. Stevens, late of Canada, has been called to the pastorate of the Christian church at Corvallis. Mrs. Joe Dent and daughters, Ethel and Yonnie, visited Hamilton friends a couple of days last week. Joe Booth, of Missoula, an old timer in this section, is spending a month's vacation at Sleeping Child Springs. Downing A Butler have dissolved partnership and the Taimuanv in the future will be conducted by Geo. F. Bntler. Three families in Corvallis vicinage were quarantined last Saturday by the county board of health on account of smallpox. Mrs. E. J. Bales last week was sub jected to a very difficult surgical oper ation, from the effects of which she is rapidly recovering. Casper Nicholson, the young son of R. B. Nicholson, fell from a wagon last week and sustained a broken fore pnn. The dandelion pest is rapidly over running sections of this valley. A vigorous and unrelenting war should be waged against this weed. Sawtooth Branch, Western Labor Union, beginning with the next neet ing will meet every Saturday night at 8 o'clock at the Lucas Opera House. The Catholic ladies will hold a busi ness meeting at Mrs. Patallu's next Monday afternoon at 2:30o'clock. All are urgently requested to attend. Supt. J. E. Totman and family have resumed housekeeping in the Arm strong residence, South Fifth street, recently vacated by L. M . Crutchfield. Mrs. Allen E. Shappee has returned to her home at Clark's Fork, a station on the Northern Pacific west of Mis soula now in charge of Mr. Shappee. The latest Northern Pacific railway folder and Thunder Mountain leaflet direct the prospective stampeders from the East by way of the Hamilton Short-Cut. P. B. Bennett, postmaster of Alta, went to Butte Monday, where he is called as a witn|ss before the United States circuit court tn a case of alleged illegal timber cutting by a Hughes creek outfit. Rev. Gustav Mertz of the German Lutheran church, and Miss Louise Sain, an employe of the Missoula City drug store, were happily married at Helena last week. The ladies of the Baptist Aid Society will give an ice cream social on Tuesday, May 27th, at the home of Mrs. James Stout in the Hart Addi tion . A1J are most cordially invited. John Swigert was awarded judgment for $15 and the costs by Justice Morris last week in a damage suit, which he had brought against M. G. Kern of Corvallis, whose sheep had trespassed upon his premises. Rev. R. M. Dungan, of Melton, la., has been called to fill the pastorate of the Christian church of this city, made vacant by the resignation of Rev. B. C. Black. The reverend gentleman is expected to arrive here in time to fill the pulpit next Sunday. Headache Eyeache Blurring of the Print oftentimes show the need of They are some of the indications of defective vision and should be attended to at once. You'll be surprised at the com fort a pair of glasses will afford if your sight is in any way defective. Scientific examination free and proper glasses properly adjusted is w bat you are guaranteed here. A. L: BANK, Jeweler and Optician r for u This Week We Give Discount on Ladies' and Children's Mackintoshes Discount on Ladies' Tailor Suits. Largest Stock In the Valley to Select From, New and Up-To-Date Goods, j* j* j* j* & Ravalli County Mer j N. Miss May McKinney, of the Mis soula telephone exchange and whose home was formerly at Corvallis, and D. A. Ford, an employe of the tele phone company at Missoula were quietly married at Hope, Idaho, on May 3. Their friends here extend hearty congratulations. Eighth grade examinations will be held in the public schools of the county Thursday and Friday of this week. This examination is uniform in all the schools of the state. Those who pass w:L receive certificates entitling them to admission to any high school in the state without further examination. In a letter to the Western News re questing that the address of his paper be changed from Oceanville, N. J., to Mackay, Idaho, former Commissioner John F. Hendricks states that he has made some investments in the Idaho camp and that his family and he will pro bably be located there for some time. Gen. R. Lee McCulloch and family departed for Helena this morning. At H elena the adjutant general will at tend to some official business. Mrs. M cCulloch and little son will continue their journey to St. Louis, Mo., where they will visit Mrs. McCulloch's par ents for a couple of months, returning to Hamilton about Aug. 1. C harles Donovan, of Hamilton, has secured an attachment against the property of the Montana Fruit store, of w hich an assignment for the benefit of creditors was recently made. He claims an unpaid account of $250 for money loaned to R. M. Morrison, who, it is claimed, was a partner. The account is several months old.—Mis soulian. Mrs. S. E. Robbins, of Grantsdale, on Thursday evening received a tele gram announcing the serious illness of her daughter, Mrs. Emma Robbins Dezell, who had been stricken with scarlet fever at Anaconda, and left lor that city the following morning. Mrs. Dezell died at 4:30 o'clock Saturday morning, a few hours after the arrival of her mother. The Stevensville school trustees met last Saturday and elected Professor J. F. Sharp as principal, Miss Helen Stone the teacher in the intermediate department and Miss Ethlyn Million primary teacher. The principal gets $90 a month and Misses Million and Stone $70 each per month. School closes for this term on June 6th, 1902 and it behooves all to put in good con scientious work for the next three weeks. Then for vacation, glorious vacation.—Stevensville Tribune. Sheriff Watts returned Thursday from Missoula where he had gone in quest of J. A. Hork, the tailor, having a warrant sworn out by Mrs. Hork charging her husband with desertion. At Missoula« the Sheriff ascertained that Hork, accompanied by Olaf Lar sen, another tailor, who had been in his employ, had gone to Spokane, whereupon he gave up the chase. St. Augustine's Guild of Darby will give an entertainment at Conner's school house next Saturday evening. The program will consist of recita tions, dialogues and vocal and in strumental music. Admission 15 cents for adults and 10 cents for children. Supper 25 cents each. The proceeds will go towards buijding an Episcopal church at Darby. True Economy in The difference cost between an alum baking powder and the highest-class cream of tartar bak ing powder would not amount for a family's supply to one dollar a year. Dr. Price's is the standard cream of tar tar baking powder. It makes the food de licious and healthful. Note. —You cannot, if you value good health, afford to> use cheap, low-grade, alum baking powders. They are apt to spoil the food ; they do endanger the health. All physicians wiR teil yon that alum in food is deleterious. The Grand Lodge of the Order of Good Templars will meet in Helena in August. Massena Billard, past grand chief templar, says that this will doubtless be the most notable meeting in the history of the order. -During the year it has grown to a member ship of 1,200, a gain of almost half. Eiditor E. S. Kilbourne, of Cassel ton, N. D.. a veteran newspaperman of the northwest, spent the past week in this city the guest of his old friend, W. W. Rutledge of the A. C. M. Co. office force. After 33 years in the newspaper harness Mr. Kilbourne has concluded to reform and has come west with a view to engaging in fruit cul ture. He has gone to the coast. William Green, Harry Latchman, Lou Rennick and Thomas F. Arm strong will form a party which will leave Missoula tomorrow ' evening for Nome. The men are well known lum bermen, having worked in this section for many years. They will go to min ing in that part of the globe and expect to be away until next winter, when they will return to Missoula.— Missoulian. Tne Stevensville post office was made a presidential office May 1, 1902, on a salary of $1000 a year, and Mr. Baggs is jubilant. He has worked hard to make it a good paying office and was around with a petition yester day for re-appointment and received the endorsements of all parties for the position. He has appointed Mary L. Baggs as assistant postmaster.—Stev ensville Tribune. Superintendent Rev. D. B. Price has announced the commencement ex ercises of the Stevensville Training School for June 15 to 17. The bac calaureate sermon will be delivered June 15 by Dr. Joseph P. McCarty of Helena. Monday will occur the class exercises; Monday evening the annual concert, and Tuesday an address by State Superintendent W. W. Welch of Helena. The annual meeting of the board of trustees will be held Monday afternoon, June 16. The sheepmen of the valley report a big crop of lambs this season. Shear ing will begin next week. The shear ers will be paid 7 cents per head. In dividual shearers at first demanded eight cents, but the owners threatened to import outside men and the home talent subsided. There are now more than 70,000 head of sheep in this valley and the range is badly over-crowded, and in consequence most of the cattle men have been driven ont of business and some of the sheepmen themselves are seeking ranges elsewhere. Advertise in the Western News. The heavy rains of the past week have done incalculable good. Dr. and Mrs. O. B. Jones arrived here from Boise Mofiday evening. Taylor Sherrill has sold his Corvallis property to a Kansas man for $3500. Mrs. Thos. Baird and children of Stevensville departed Monday for New Brunswick on a visit to the old home. John Stephens departed yesterday for Denver, Colo., where he goes as a dele gate representing the local union to the National convention of the Western Labor Union. By agreement of the county attorney and counsel for defendant a stay of execution in the case of J. W. Reeley convicted of gambling, of 40 da^g^ras granted for the preparation of a bill of exceptions and statement on motion for a new trial. Chas. Auer and family and T. P. Backhouse start this week for Alberta, N. W. T., where Mr. Auer expects to engage in the cattle business. They will travel in wagons. James Horn and family of Willow Creek also ex pect to leave shortly for the British possessions.. The commencement exercises of the Hamilton Public School will take place on Thurday May 29. Miss Margaret Summers and Miss Ethelyn Chambers will comprise the High School grad uating class. There will be 18 or 20 pass from the Eighth Grade to the High School. J. M. Hamilton, pro fessor of psychology and methods of the State University will deliver the commencement address. Supt. J. G. McKay, of the Hamilton schools has been elected superintend ent of the public schools of Missoula and will accept the position. The pro fessor's many friends here regret to see him go and yet heartily congratu la*e him on his promotion. The Hamilton school board will probably meet early in June and choose a new principal. It is not probable ■ that there will be many changes in the present corps of teachers. FOR SALE. Four Eastman Kodaks, good as new. Will sell cheap if taken at once. J. G. Showell, Photographer. For upholstering go to Maynard & Wheeler. 23-tf For calcimining call on Magni & Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf. Furnished or unfurnished rooms Call on J. D.Powers. tf. Sewing machines repaired at May nrad & Wheeler's. 23tf Thoroughbred Barred Plymouth Rock eggs $1 per setting. E. F. Rich ards. " 28-4t. For paints and wall paper see Mag ni & Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf Money to loan on all kinds of secur ity. N. Farnsworth, Hamilton Mon tana. tf Cabbage, cauliflower and tomatoe plants for sale. S. A. Crabb, Grants dale. 28-tf Maynard & Wheeler's is the place to get your bicycles repaired. 23-tf For painting and paper hanging call on Magni & Harvey, Pell's old stand 30-tf. Bicycle material of all kinds at Maynard & Wheeler's. 23-tf Wanted —To buy a few spring calves. Will pay spot cash. Address Nick Kramis, Hamilton, Montana. 27-4 - Cabbage, cauliflower, tomato and egg plants for sale.—J. P. Hughes. 30-4t If you want anything repaired in a workman-like manner take it to May nard & Wheeler's. 23-tf Ravalli Councy Abstract Co. will list your property and be pleased to quote you prices on real estate, loans and insurance. 46-tf. Mrs. Ida Daniels an experienced nurse is prepared to answer city or country calls. Call at residence of S. D. Stafford, North Fifth street, or ad dress Hamilton, Mont. 52-tf Millinery—Just received a nice line of Ladies and Misses hats etc. and at prices that will surprise you. Come and get your choic Mrs. McLaugi 25tf Second St. For Sale —40 3Erfes of cultivated land 2% miles fjfom Hamilton. Well fenced and first-cteaÉfcater right. For further particulars call on or address the Western News. 27-4 For S ale—"Davis County Chief", a Poland-China hog, registry No. 65,343, sired by "Illinois Chief" and farrowed July 30, last. Call on or address C. R. Bell, Doran addition, Hamilton. 27-4t For Sale —Six acres of first-class garden land 1>£ miles from Hamilton. Well improved? Good water right. 100 fruit trees and plenty of small fruit. Good four room house, out buildings, wells, etc. Call on or ad dress the Western News WHAT THIN FOLKS NEED. Is a greater power of digesting and assimilating food, lor them Dr. King's New Life Pills work wonderp. They tone and regulate the digestive organs, gently expel all poisons from the system, enrich the blood, improve appetite, make healthy flesh. Only 25c at Bitter Root Drug Co. * Take A Bellows when you get home with that bulk coffee and blow the dirt and flies and foreign substances out of it. Thea open a package of v Lion Coffee fee how clean and fresh it looks and note its rich aroma. Th. ual*d ptekag* liuaraa uniform qullty. A Full Blooded PERCHERON, Will make the season of 1902 at Ranch 1% Miles West of Hamil ton.............................. & CHARLEY was bred on Bitter Root Stock Farm by Marcus Daly. He was sired by Cherry out of Modesty. Pedigree will be shown on application. Terms, $10 to Insure. ' J. A. HE Rsman. Ravalli County BANK. HAfllLTON, MONTANA. DlKECTOItS. W. \V. McCkackin. President, T. A. ORArrm, Vice-President, J. F. liAltTKNBK.HOKIt. fusilier, John A. Simmkks. K. A. O'11 ah. v General Banking Business Transacted J. E. POWELL, ......... . ...... • yjtrr .i . ....... Licensed Auctioneer. - I Will cry sales of Household Goods, Stock or other property in any part of Ravalli county. Terms reasonable. Call on or address at HAMILTON, nONTANA. : Pianos,Organs;; and musical Supplies. ««• SHEET MUSIC, 25c. Singer Sewing machines. All Sewing Machine Supplies. Orders by mail promptly filled. HARDENBURGH & ORVIS, MISSOULA, MONT. H. A. Briggs LICENSED AUCTIONEER VICTOR, MO:TT. «3 HAMILTON HOTEL 82° Lipery Stables THOß. BEAVERS, MonniiTon. The Finest Turnouts in the City WD Mtte Dt« to RMtt Opposite the Depot, Hamilton. Mont.