DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR CONGRESS, WILL ADDRESS
THE CITIZENS OF HAMILTON AND VICINITY ON THE
POLITICAL ISSUES OF THE DAY AT THE OPERA HOUSE
Bitter Root Brevities.
W. T. Tyler has returned from Ten
Bert Churchill, of Florence, did bus
iness in the county capital Monday.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hig
gins of this city, Oct. 26, a boy.
Clarence Goff, of Stevensvillc, did
business in the county capital Mon
W. F. Sinsei of Woodside, was doing
business in the county capital yester
Jack Winslow and family have mov
ed up from Stevensville to spend the
The Catholic ladies hold a fair and
bazar for the sale of fancy work in
in this city on Nov. 8.
Henry and James Lockridge of Ste
vensville vicinage are doiug business
in Hamilton today.
A marriage license was granted
Thursday to Fred Howard and Emma
Iriser Russell, both of Stevensville.
Geo. Metcalf has sold his barber
shop to Frank Hyde and has gone to
Hughes creek to look after his placers.
Herman Moll Sr. arrived home from
Sumpter, Ore., last Thursday and is
now engaged in watching the pol'tical
Tom Butler concluded his visit with
his brother, George F., last Thursday
aud has returned to his home in Alex
Dr. and Mrs. T. B. Owings moved
into their handsome new residence in
Riverview adddition and which is one
of the prettiest and most comfortable
homes in the city.
The ladies of the Christian Aid So
ciety of the Christian church will
serve dinner and supper at Corvallis
on election day.
Mrs. H. R. Scribner, of Cherokee,
Iowa, arrived last Thursday for a visit
with her brother, N. Farnsworth and
family of this city.
The Epworth League from their re
cent ten cent social cleared $20.90,
which will be applied in the near fu
ture toward having the church
What are Your Wants in Bedding?
it makes no difference what they are, we can suit you,
IN KINDS, QUALITY AND PRICES.
We bought our Blankets before the advance in prices and
are in a position to give you extra values.
IOO Pair of Gray 10-4 Blankets, made of good quality,
cotton, extra soft fleece, no sweepings or dark spots in them.
Our Price the Pair, 75c.
50 Pair soft white 10-4 Blankets, good quality, cotton,
extra soft fleece,
Our Price the Pair, 75c.
EXTRA GOOD VALUES in Fancy Mottled, Fancy Striped,
Plain Tan with handsome Borders, Plain, White, etc., etc., at Sg
California All Wool Blankets in large variety of prices, in
colored, white and gray, 75c to $1.00 the pound, none better,
few as good.
You will find our stock of comforts attractive in both qual
ity and prices, good size and all filled with good, white cotton,
no shoddy, if so we will tell you. Prices from $1.75 to $3.50.
We have a shoddy-filled comfort with good, strong cover,
Better look over your stock of winter underwear and if
you are short come and supply your wants now. Here's the
to save money on vour underwear bill. By and by we
mav not have your sizes.
Ravalli County Mercantile Company.
Remember, gentle voter, that the
circle nö longer appears on the ballot.
You must place your X in the square
opoosite the name of every nominee
you want to vote for.
Do you want pictures enlarged ? If ;
so, communicate with H. G. Davis,
Darby, Mont., and you will get pic
tures properly finished and delivered j
as per contract at reasonable prices. 1-2 j
P. C. Newell, state commander K. j
O. T. M. will be in Hamilton on the
evening of Nov. 14 to meet with the
members of the local tent. All Sir
Knight"» are req&ested to be present.
Leslie Sutherland returned Thurs
day from the Priest River district in
the Kootenai country, where he has
been employed for several months
Mr. and Mrs. Forbes Buchanan of
Butte are spending-a few days with
relatives and friends in Hamilton and
vicinity. They expect to visit their
ranch on Rye creek before returning
The-new Hamilton—Butte train ser
vice takes effect Monday Nov. 1. The
train will probably leave Hrmilton at
7:30 A. M. and arrive here about 9 o'
clock, departing from Butte at 3:30 p m
Mrs. M. J. Morrison, who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Martin Ting
ley, for several months departed last
Saturday for Seattle to join her hus
band, who has just returned from
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Crawford of
Winnepeg, who have been the guests
of Supt. P. J. Shannon and family tor
few days departed yesterday for
Portland, Ore. Mr. Crawford is a
cousin of Mr. Shannon.
As was announced in this paper sev
eral weeks ago the evange'istic servi
ces at the Christian church will begin
Nov. 9tb. Rev. M. E. Russell of Mis
soula will assist the pastor. the
public is cordially invited ta atted.
The Methodist people have just re
ceived a shipment of new singing
books, 100 in number, which will be
used in their services next Sunday
Good singing may be depended upon
in the future as a feature of the ser
Wheeler & Lazenby's is the place to
get your bicycles repaired. 23-tf
How good, should be the leading
question confronting" you when buying a
How much, should not be lost sight of.
Some jewelers harp continually on
the quality of their goods and try thus
to give them a fictitious value.
Others talk price only, and sacrifice
Our plan is to talk both,and give both.
In clock selling It pays us to soil the
It pays you to buy the best.
It pays you to spend your clock dollar
here, because it pays us to make your
dollar go a little further t han elsewhere.
A I RAIMIS JEWELER AND
• Li - oniyiv, optician.
The Only Exclusive Jewelry Store
in the Valley.
Alderman Louis Peterson and fami
ily arrived home last evening from a
six months visit at Lund, Sweden,
Mr. Peterson's old home. Enroute
home they spent a week at Berlin.
All the family are in excellent health
and had a most enjoyable trip.
Mrs. A. C. Warde will organize a
class in music commencing Nov. 1st.
All desiring to become pupils will
leave word with Mrs. Harris on 6th
street. Terms reasonable. All musi
cal instruments taught. Violin a
Do not forget the dinner on next
Tuesday. Where? At the Acme res
taurant. By whom? The ladies of
the Methodist church. For what pur
pose? To help pay off that church
indebtedness. Of course you will take
dinner with them. Lunch served dur.
ing tbe afternoon and evening. What
day? Election day of course.
A dancing parly was given at the
home of Wesley Barcus of the west
side, in honor of Walter Gray, who
has just returned to Salmon City, Sat
urday evening. It was very much
enjoyed by all who attended, about
40 in number.
There will be the usual preaching
services in the M. E. church, south,
Sunday, morning and evening. In
the morning at 10 o'clock the Sunday
school will be organized. All who are
interested in this work are invited to
attend and take part.
A. A, WALKER, Pastor.
The Bitter Root steam laundry
changed ownership the first of the
week, Messrs. F. J. Campbell and W.
B. Spearman, late of Milwaukee, Wis.,
having purchased the property of
Chris Sandven, The new owners have
had IS years experience in the busi
ness and propose to give Hamilton the
benefit of it. Mr, and Mrs. Sandven
expect to leave in a few days for Wal
lace, Idaho, where they may locate.
The Bitter Root Stock Farm people,
according to Supt. Shannon's figures,
put up 11,087 tons of hay this season
and which is the biggest hay crop
ever raised on the big farm. The
most of this product will be fed to
beef steers, Joe Ray, the foreman of
the cattle department, having left for
Oregon on a cattle buying expedition
Judge F. C. Webster on Oct. 18th
issued final naturalization papers to
all who were entitled to the same.
The following were transformed into
good American citizens: Tames Colli
gan, Daniel McLaren, Tlios. G. Kirk
and Robert Plews, all natives of Can
ada; Carl Magni and John Anderson,
natives of Sweden; Jos. J. Handley, a
native of England, and Jos. Ortman,
a native of Finland.
Methodist Church Services.—Next
Saturday and Sunday is the occasion
of the first quarterly conference servi
ces for the conference year. The
quarterly conference will be held
Saturday evening, the Rev. Dr.
Jacob Mills, P. E., in the chair. Dr.
Mills will preach Sunday, morning
and evening. The morning sermon
will be followed by the administra
tion of the sacrament of the Lord's
Supper. Revival services in the church
the week following.
President Dan McDonald of the
American Federation of Labor and
Dominick McGuire of the local labor
Union last week waited upon the lum
ber department ot the A. C. M. Co.
and Dunbar & Johnson, whose are the
only saw mills now operating in this
immediate vicinity and invited their
attention to a re-adjustmçnt of the
scale ànd requested them to sign the
same. President McDonald stated to
the editor of The Western News that
while no immediate action was taken
both parties expressed a cheerful wit
lingness to comply with his request in
the matter. Mr. McDonald was high
ly pleased with the result of his visit
here. He said that without exception
the sawmill operators of Ravalli
county were disposed to be very fair
and accord just treatment to their em
Idaho cedar posts for sale by A. C.
M. Co. 52 tf
Write Briggs, of Victor, for nursery
Sewing machines repaired at Wheel
er & Lazenby's. 23tf
For paints and wall paper see Mag
ni & Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf.
For calcimining call on Magni &
Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf.
Fresh oysters and all kinds of
smoked fish in season at the City Meat
Market.—R. O. Russell, Prop. 51tf
Farmers, I want to cry your sales.
See me, write me, . telephone or tele
graph me before making your dates.
51tf C. L. Smith.
HOLD—your orders for nursery
stock. H. A. Briggs, agent for Mis
soula Nursery Co., will call on you. 38t
For painting and paper hanging call
on Magni & Harvey, Pell's old stand.
The best and cheapest nursery
stock—Missoula Nursery Co,—H. A.
Briggs, agent, Victor, M ont. 38tf
Money to loan on all kinds of secur
ity. N. Farnsworth, Hamilton Mon
For Sale—A 20-acre ranch contain
ing 1000 growing fruit trees, two miles
from town. Easy terms.- Inquire at
this office. 49tf
For smooth shaves, artistic hair cuts
and glossy shoe shines, call at tbe
Hotel Hamilton Barber Shop.
44tf Powers & Lynch, Props.
If you want anything repaired in a
workman-like manner take it to
Wheeler & Lazenby's. 23-tf
Wanted—A few milch cows to win
ter. Will feed and care for them for
the milk. Call at The Western News
Fifty Years the Standard
Highest Honors World's Fair.
Highest tests U.S.Qov't Chsmlsts
Mrs. McDaniels, beloved wife of J.
C. McDaniels of this city,died Sunday
after a lingering illness of dropsy. She
was 56 years of age. The funeral was
held Monday and was largely attended.
The bereaved ones have the heartfelt
sympathy of the entire community.
A Quiet Wedding.
On last Sunday evening, a few min
utes after the evening services, and
the Rev. J. A. Smith had returned to
the parsonage, a rap »vas heard at the
door, and on opening it the minister
was greeted with the words, "We wish
to get married." They »vere readily
»velcomed in, and the pastor said the
words that made John E. Wilson and
Mrs. Parealee Mace one. The wedded
couple soon went on their way rejoic
ing, and to receive the congratulations
of their friends. They will reside
after election, on Hughes creek, where
Mr. Wilson has interests in placer
Walter Pell Dead,
Walter Pell, one of the best known
citizens of Hamilton, passed peace
fully away at his home in this city last
Sunday at 10:30 a. in. Mr. Pell had
been seriously ill with a complicated
malady for many months. He made a
gallant but unavailing fight against
the inroads of the disease. Mr. Pell
is survived by his wife and one son,
Harry, of Davenport, Iowa. He was
born in 1838 in the state of New York
and upon coming to Montana first set
tled at Glendive. He was one of the
first to locate in Hamilton after its
foundation. He was a respected citi
zen whose demise is mourned by many
The funeral took place from the
family residence Monday afternoon
under the auspices of the Woodmen of
America and was largely attended, in
terment being made in Riverview cem
Death of Louis L. Odell
Missoula, Oct. 25.—A telegram re
ceived here tonight contained the sad
intelligence of the death of Louis L.
Odell, which occurred at Portland this
afternoon. Mr. Odell Had been suf
fering from pneumonia at his home in
Wallace, but had improved so much
that the members of his family who
had been with him returned last Tues
day to their home in Missoula. On
Thursday he was taken to Portland to
remain, it was thought, for a few
weeks, until he was able to resume his
to the East.
People who are not for style, bat who are for com
fort, say Burlington tourist sleeping-cars ajre just the
Tourist cars are firstelass ia everything but name,
and are great money-savers.
If you go Fast via Burlington route—thro' Denver,
thro' Billings, or thro' St Pool, ask about the tourist
8HOUR, SIMMAk AMNT.
work. An operation was performed
upon him to relieve bis lungs yester
day, and he died this morning. The
news was a shock to his family, who
had supposed him out of danger, and
to this community, where he was a.
favorite. He had lived in Missoula,
and the Bitter Root yalley for many
years, and for four years had been ia
Wallace. For two years he had beea
cashier of a bank at Wallace. -He
was 30 years old. He leaves a father
in the Bitter Root valley, two sisters,
in Missoula and a brother, whose resi
dence is not known.
Mr. Kippen Is a Candidate.
Ed. Western News :—
In a recent issue of the Ravalli Re
publican I find.the following: "And
L. Lacoursier for county surveyor;:
Kippen, their ^candidate, don't want
the office and would flatly refuse the
nomination if elected." I desire to
state that I am a candidate for the
office, subject to the will of the people
and shall be in the race to the finish. I
appreciate the honor of the nomina
tion and if elected ;vill attend the
duties of the office to the best of my
ability and in the interest of the
I feel that I have a fair chance to
win this time, not only on the merits
of the case but for the reason that Mr.
Sherman and the Republican are op
posed to me arid my ticket. This sup
port has always been a hoodoo to any
person or cause they championed.
M. D. KIPPEN.
Filed for Record.
Deed—Harry D. Fisher and wife to
J. R. Dingle, 80 acres Burnt Fork;
Bond for Deed—Wood I'lacer Min
ing Co. to J. A, Nelson, six placer
claims or 316 13-100 acres on Hughes,
Overwhich mining district; $100,000.
Deed—Brown Ferrell and wife to M..
D. Newton, 20 acres on Skalkaho; $1»
Deed—Anaconda Copper Mining Co..
to Sophia S. Roberts, one acre in Hart
addition to Hamilton; $1,000.
Deed—J. P. McLain and wife to
Lena Miser, lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9,.
block 19, Stevensville; $300.
Placer Location—"Mollie McGuire,'*
Overwhich by H. O. Smith and Wal
Deed—Victor Townsite Co. to H. O.
Shields, lots 14 to 25, block 7 and lot
16, block 21, Victor; $320.
Deed—Anna M.Youngman to H. O.
Shields, lot 1, block 5, Victor; $275.
Deed—S. Sedgwick and wife to Sev
enth Day Advent church, lots 1 and
2, block 4,Dobbins addition to Stevens—
Deed—Bitter Root Stock Farm to H.
O. Shields, 10 acres near Victor; $500.
Wanted Position «s Seamtress.
Wanted position as seamtress in pri
vate family. Also can give violin
lessons. Call on or address The West
ern News office. 1 tf
A. E. HART.
All work entrusted to my care will
be sysedlly and satisfactorily done
Leapt Orders a T. C Baras' Store.
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