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SOME NEW ARRIVALS
The Past Week That Should Interest You! h « PRINCISSE PETTICOATS. Perfect Fitting, Tailor Made, no drawstting, no hooks and eyes—but the NEW ADJUSTABLE BAND. Must be seen to be appreciated. Made of extra quality Mercerized Satteeu with many ruffles. Prices from $1.25 to $3.75. SPECIALS. 1 Lot 75c Silk and Cotton Summer Goods, now................ 45 Cents 1 Lot 65c and 75c Wool Challi, now ..........................37 yi Cents 1 Lot 85c and 90c Silk and Wool Challi now........................ 59 Cents NEW STOCK COLLARS. Entirely different from anything you have seen. About 30 in the lot— no two alike. Come now if you want the best. Prices 35c to 75c Each. Pearl Sash Pins and Blouse Sets. VERY PRETTY and the LATEST. Prices 35c to 75c Set. Boys' Shirts. Of Good Material, Well Made, Light and Dark Colored—Madras Cloth. Our price Only 50c. Boys' and Girls' Caps. NEW STOCK—ALL STYLES AND COLORS. 25 Cents Up to 75 Cents. YOURS FOR BUSINESS, Ravalli County Mercantile ...Company... ^ % Bitter Root Brevities. * W. B. Faulds was tip from Stevens vilii- yesterday. W'm. Wetzsteon of Stila was a Ham ilt h visitor yersterdav. Judge J. M. Evans was up from Missoula Monday on legal business. A farmers' union was organized at Wt odside last Saturday with 21 char ter members. Manager C. H. McLeod of the M. M. C i , Missoula, was a Hamilton visitor W, dnesday evening. t has. Blaisdell of Missoula is the guest ol his oldtime friend, Rory McLeod. Landlord A. L. Mowatt of the Ravalli house, Victor, did business in the county capital Monday. Mrs. C. B. Hart and daughter, Clara arrived home Friday evening from an CA'.ended visit in Kentucky. 1). F. Boyer and J. L. Robbins, pros pt rous ranchmen of Willow Creek did bi siness in the county capital Monday. Milton Hammond and daughter, Miss Myrtle, and Mrs. A. E. Ham mond drove down from Darby Mon thly. Ml Out of Sight" i A broken eye glass lens, figur atively speaking, puts many a person out of sight. 'Out of sight, out of mind," as the old adage goes. One might as well be out of mind as out of sight, without good eyes or good glass es. We remedy all glass breaks, or should you prefer a new pair, we will fit your eyes accurately with the finest lens at right prices. Scientific examination free of charge. Opening Up New Silverware and Some Beautiful Cut Glass Suitable for WEDDING and ANNIVERSARY GIFTS Which is now open for your in spection. No trouble to show goods. A. L. BANK, Jeweler and Optician. Only Exclusive Jewelry Store in the Valley. Olaf Beck a native of Sweden made declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States last Thursday. There will be no preaching services at the Presbyterian church next Sun day as the pastor will attend the spring meeting of Presbytery at Philipsbury. John P. Cleary is logging a small tract of timber which he owns near Woodside. The sawing to be done by McVey & Johnson. Mrs. F. D. Dudley and children and Miss Bessie Chapin arrived home Thursday evening from an extended visit in Seattle. Win. Lund and Miss Bertha Dahl berg, both of this city, were united in marriage last Fi iday evening by Justice Morris. I. L. Humble has purchased the James J, McGrath ranch adjoining the Orchard Homes near Missoula. The consideration was * 18 , 000 . Horace M. Putman has returned fioin Detroit, Mich, where he spent the winter at his old home and which he had not visited for 19 years past. The Wiles estate, consisting of 160 acres of land, the hotel and springs on East Fork were sold yesterday to Geo. Steele of Grantsdale for S3,500. The Scott Sherrill ranch of 160 acres in Ross Hole was sold yesterday by Mrs. Sherrill, administratrix of the estate, at public sale to C. R. Bell of this city for S3,000. Matt Blindaucr arrived home last Friday from Wisconsin where he was called to attend the funeral of his father. Nicholas and Peter Bllndauer will return in a few weeks. The dates of Rev. Wilson, the noted socialist speaker, throughout the val ley, have been cancelled on account of sickness and Mr. Wilson has returned to California. Miss Mollie Wiles, county superin tendent of Powell county, was in town yesterday on business connected with the estate of her uncle, the late E. B. Wiles, of which she is administratrix. The Northern Pacific Railway com pany has posted a bulletin to the effect that the logging train wi»l do passenger and freight business henceforth between Hamilton and all points south. John McGinley and family formerly of Burnt Fork, and who removed to Seattle some months ago to reside, have returned to the valley and are now domiciled on the D. L. Reynolds place. They didn't like the coast and declare that the Bitter Root is the best country on earth. James Carney a member of the local , _ •a or union, died April 4 in the Sisters' hospital, Missoula, after a lingering illness of consumption. The Himil ton union took charge of the funeral arrangements. Grand Master F. E. Smith of Lewistown will visit the Masonic lodges of the valley on the following dates: Oriental No. 28, Stevensville April 16; Corvallis No, 39, April 17; Ionic No. 38, Hamilton, April 18. It is unofficially reported, on what seems to be good authority, however, that the time card of the local pas senger train service is to he changed May 1st or 5th. A Sunday train will be put on at this time also. Dr. Nash assistant state veterinar ian came over from Heleua Friday to investigate a malady afflicting some cattle in the herd of John 1). Byrd of Darby. He found that several calves were afflicted with blackleg and took prompt steps to eradicate the disease. Fifty Years the Standard w --- Awards! Highest Honors World's Fair. Highest Tests il. S. Gov't Chemists PRICE BAKING POWDER CO.. CHICAGO. J. W. Tisdale and bride ariived from Spokane Thursday evening' and are now at home to their many friends. Mr. Tisdale's brother Elks presented them with a handsome silver tea ser vice in commemoeration of the event. Never in the history of Hamilton has there been such a lartre and com plete line of Pattern Hats. Trimmed Hats and "Street Hats as are now ready for inspection at the millinery store of Miss Krummel. Special at tention is called to the Pattern Hats. The ladies of Hamilton and vicinity are cordially invited to call. Twenty-one of the most substantial and progressive farmers ot Woodside vicinity met at the Sears school house last Saturday and were organized into a Farmers' Union by George Wold. This is a uew organization affiliating with and working under a charter granted by the American Gabor Union. Farmers' Unions have been organized at Missoula, Stevensville, Frenchtown and Woodside. P. W. Fann, the Bitter Root Hicks, who come to the valley when St. Mary's peak was"a hole in the ground" and who is thoroughly convers ant with all the signs predicts that following the late spring and with such immense deposits of snow in the mountains, very high water is inevit able. He says that this season's crop of hay is bound to be one of the big gest on record. Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. Burke returned last week from a little swing around the circle. They visited Kalispell, Lewiston, Idaho and Washington points, Mr. Burse being on the look out for a business location. He saw no place like the Bitter Root and con cluded to come back. Mr. Burke says Hamilton is the liveliest town of its size that he saw in his travels. Geo. M. Steele, who purchased the Wiles Hot springs, stated today that he would make considerable improve ments about the springs at once and that henceforth there will be comfort able and ample accommodations for the public at this popular resort, of which he will assume the active man agement. Mr. Steele contemplates opening a store at the springs and carrying a complete line of general merchandise. The Woodside Creamery Co. is to put in a skimmer at Victor, and which, it is anticipated, will result in doubling the output of the creamery. Manager Pierce reports that the dairymen of the vicinity are taking great interest in the enterprise and that the milk strains are being gradually improved and much better care is being ac corded tile cows than formerly, and —.....— — 1 voi I11V.11] which is a "mighty good sign." ' W ' D " McLaren, bookkeepe bookkeeper for Harper & Baird at Florence was quite I seriously ill for several days last week with what was feared to be spotted fever, he having been badly bitten by a woodtick. He pulled through all right and was able to come to Ham ilton from Stevensville on Friday evening's train and is spending the period of convalescence at the home of Mrs. M. R. Gray, mother of Mrs. Mc Laren, on the Westside, ! Mr. and Mrs. Grant McKinney enter tained a number of their friends at their home at Como Thursday evening. I Those present were Mr. and Mrs. James Harris. Mr. and Mrs. George A. Toulinin, Mrs. Walter Wells, Mrs. Smith, Misses May See, Minnie Lo gan, Jennie Logan, Forest, Emma ! Dixon, Annie Dixon, Mill Waddell, , Mary Waddell, Allie Logan, Etta Me j Whirk, Messrs. Ben Oertli, Henry ; Oertli, Forest, Froy Williams. Will Waddell, Eldridge Ray Kyle, Linn-1 Kyle. Elmer Nicholson, Frank Whit- j taker, Frank Simmons Jasper Benson, '• Isaac Williams, Amos Williams, Troy J McKinney and George Watson. Dane- J ing was the chief amusement. Re freshments were served at midnight. Seattle buyers, representing Frye Bruhn Co., gathered in some 600 head of Bitter Root beef cattle last week. They bought about 100 head of the Wetzsteons and A. Vogt of Ross Hole and about 500 head of the Bitter Root Stock Farm. One train load was shipped Friday and another will go the last of the week. The cattle sold for $50 per head. The Bitter Root stock farm fed 1,000 steers for the market the past winter, and have disposed of the most of them at fancy prices. M. S. Gilman has brought suit in the district court against J. C. Gilman and Lavinia I. Gilman et al., to re cover on a certain promissory note alleged to have been given to the plaintiff by the defendant. The note is for $2,350.10 and bears interest at 8 per cent from date, September 4, 1897. In addition thereto plaintiff asks for $340 attorheys fees. Suit is brought in the name of M. S. Gilman, of Klemme, Iowa, by George Metcalf, who is acting as agent in this matter. W. P. Baker is the attorney for the plaintiff. Hon. W. B. Harlan, of Como, te turned Wednesday evening from Helena, where he attended the meeting of the Farmer's Institute Association. An organization was perfected and the work for the year was outlined. Mr. Harlan was elected president and Prof. S. Fortier, of Bozeman, was chosen secretary. It was decided to send a corps of instructors first into the Milk river country, to hold insti tutes in the counties along the line of the Great Northern railway. Later, probably the last of June or the first of July, meetings will be held in the western counties. At this time meetings will be held in the Bitter Root, at Florence, Victor and Darby. Meetings wil be held in Hamilton and Stevensville in the winter. Commissioner J. A. Ferguson of the state Bureau of Labor, Agriculture and Industry spent Thursday in town investigating the matter of the im portation of the Norwegian immi grants. He did not care to be inter viewed about the matter but it .is understood that he was unable to dis cover anything in connection with the matter that would warrant official interference. It develops that all but one of the immigrants are mechanics and tradesmen and practically of little account as farm hands. Thirteen of them joined the union last Saturday night and it is stated that the re mainder will be taken in shortly. These laborers all receive the ruling wage of $25 per month. Several of them have already been discharged and others have quit their jobs on the Daly ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Guy McCune and son of Victor were Hamilton visitors Thursday. J. A. Wetzsteon, the well known Sula cattleman did business in the county capital Thursday. Births. Tallent: To Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Tallent, April 14, a girl Idaho cedar posts for sale by A. C. M. Co. 52 tf For sale—A new ingrain-carpet call at this office. 24-tf For calcimining call on Magni & Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf. Hamilton Bakery for Sale—Address or inquire of Jacob Helwig. 23tf For paints and wall paper see Mag ni & Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf. 300 Grape Vines for sale, the next ten days. J. Woodside. Call with E. Hauf, Money to loan on all kinds of secur ity. N. Farnsworth, Hamilton Mon tf I tana. For painting and paper hanging call on Magni & Harvey, Pell's old stand. 30-tf. Mr. B. W. Fisher, Upholsterer and Mattress Repairer. Inquire at Ham ilton Bakery. 23-4 Thoroughbred Plymouth Rock eggs $1 per sitting. E. F. Richards, 22-4t Hamilton, Mont. Donavon and Barns are the exclu sive agents for the justly celebrated Irene Cigar. Try one. 19 tf. Five room house and lot on Seventh street for sale cheap for cash. Inquire at The Western News office. 23-4t FOR SALE OR TRADE—1 sixty egg Shoemaker-Globe incubator and brooder—Call on or address Chas. Bohler, Corvallis. 23-4t Magni & Harvey have just received their spring stock of wall paper which includes the latest and most beautiful designs. Call and see them. 22tf There will be an auction sale of milch cows, horses, wagons and har ness etc. at the Hamilton stock pens on Saturday, April 18 beginning at 10 m. F. J. Morris,"auctioneer. 24 2t. j '• J J I Filed for. Record. Eeed—Geo. May and wife to Arthur Porter, lots 1, 2, 3, 5, block 1, Dobbins addition to Stevensville; $105. Deed—Geo. W. Dobbins and wife to Arthur Porter, lot 4, block 1; $1. Deed—Missoula Real Estate Asso ciation to Ann E. Williams, lots 3 and 4, block 15. -Stevensville; $175. Deed—Bitter Root Orchard Co. to Geo. A. Shoemaker, an undivided three-eightieths in and to 80 acres; $900. Deed—W. A. Drew and wife to W. . R. Dickson, of Carbon county, an un divided one-third interest in 480 acres; $876. Deed—Henry Buck and wife to Ar thur Porter, lot 3, block 1, Dobbins addition to Stevensville; $400. Deed—Win. E. Davies and wife to J»' D. Middleton, 40 acres; $1. Deed—School District No. 1 (Corval lis) to E. J. Stanley, lots 1 to 10, block 3, Corvallis; $200. Deed E. J. Stanley to Joseph Bow den, lots 1 to 10, block 3, Corvallis; $250. Deed—Arthur May e' al to Fred Du montier, 6 3-10 acres near Stevensville; $ 1 . Deed—Chas. P. Mendel and wife to Ad lor L. Spooner, 160 acres; $1. Deed— B. L. Logan to Emma F. Logan, 160 acres; $1. Deed—John W. Mason to Edward Riley, right to 160 inches water out of Rogers creek; $1. Deed Agnes T. Baggs and husband to Win. E. Godfried, lot 5, block 10, Pleasantvi*ie addition to Stevensville; $40. Deed—J. D. Miser and wife to Mrs. E. A. Hatch, lots 1, 4 and 17, block 5, Stevensville; $50. Deed—Joseph F. Strout and wife to Chas P. Mendel, 160 acres near Vic tor; $1. Deed—A. L. Spooner to Maria A, Fisk, right of way; $100. Ceed—Victor Townsite Co. to Nellie McCune. lot 17, block 5, Victor; $25. Water Right—by D, E. Greenup out of Vance creek. Deed—W. A. Drew and wife to Tel ford Dickson, an undivided one-third interest in 480 acres; $876. Dced-John M. Bceeclibill et al to Allan B. Breechbill, 16) acres near Stevensville. Roy Burke has rented the Page blacksmith shop, rear of Hotel Ham ilton, and is prepared to turn out all kinds of blacksmithing and repair work in a first class manner at short notice. Horse-shoeing $1.50. Give him a trial. 25-4t Citizens Take Notice. All property owners of the City of Hamilton are hereby notified to clean their alleys and repair the sidewalks fronting on their premises. Failure to comply with this notice within ten days from date will necessitate that the City take charge of this work, whereupon the cost will be assessed to each property owner who neglects to comply with the ordinance made and provided for such cases. By order of the City Council. W. A. STRANGE, City Marshal. Hamilton, Mont., April 15, 1903. ion States of America The greatest nation in the world is the greatest consumer of coffee. Lion Coffee is the standard beverage of every state and territory of the Union. It's pure—that's why. Alwaye In 1 lb. air-tight, Malad package*, lnsoring freahneu and uniform quality. Tim millinery ...Store, Open Co-morrow, A Handsome Line of Millinery. All the Latest Designs and Creations. ewrythlna is new and Strictly in Smog. The ladles are cordially In vited to call. No trouble to show goods. mrs. R. £. Carpenter, Two Doors South of liavalli County Mercantile Co. Store. The Western News for job work.