HAMILTON. MONTANA. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 7. 1904.
Special Handkerchief Sale
R COMMENCING MONDAY, SEP. 12
We will sell all the Handkerchiefs
displayed in onr window at
10 Cts. EACH
MANY OF THEM ARE WORTH 25c. ALL ARE WORTH
MORE THAN WE A SK FOR THEM, BUT FOR
THIS SALE ONLY THEY GO AT l()c.
McMurry, Cooper & Grill
LAGERQUIST & ERICKSON,
PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATES FUR
NISHED ON SHORT NOTICE.—Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Famous for their Healing virtues are open to the public
all the year 'round.
A Tri-Weekly Stage Runs From Hamilton
Well equipped bath rooms and an abundant supply of Hot
and Cold Mineral Water. First class Hotel accommodations.
Good Stables in connection, also plenty of good pasture.
J. C. HARVEY, Manager.
I CITY MEAT MARKET f
CORNER MAIN AND THIRD STREET,
Is prepared to furnish the retail and wholesale trade
with the choicest :: :: :: :: ::
Beef, Pork, Mutton, Veal, Etc., Etc.
We take pleasure in announcing
that we have just received the larg
est and finest selection of wall paper
ever brought to the Bitter Root val
ley. We have the
a wall hanging never before seen in
this part of the country. Come in
and take a look at it. We also carry
a full line of Alabastine, Glass,
Brushes, Varnish, Picture and Room
Moulding, etc. Respectfully,
MAGNI & HARVEY.
Fish and Game
JOHNSON & STRANGE, Proprietors.
A GOLD BRICK
REPUBLICANS TAKEN INTO CAMP
BY THE Bid CORPORATION.
AMALGAMATED LEGISLATIVE TICKET
P rohibition Element Strong Factor In
Convention—Nominate Cook for
Sheriff and Calkins for County
. Attorney—The Ticket.
The republicans of Ravalli county
were taken into camp last Saturday
by the partizans of the Amalgamated
Company. A coalition between the
heelers of the company and the prohi
bition element resulted in the nomina
tion of J. Frank Cone and Amos Buck,
both of whom favor Tom Carter for
United States senator and are strong
Amalgamated men, for the legislature
and W. F. Cook and C. B. Calkins,
who were put forward by the "drys,"
for the offices of sheriff and county
lev, respectively. Very little
friction developed in the convention,
the entire slate as agreed upon being
put through with neatness and dis
patch. No attention whatever was
Hamilton hogging all the offices.
On motion of Amos Buck and by a
unanimous vote the Ravalli county
ttion to the state convention was
icted to work for and vote for
Aaron Conner of Darby for the nom
ination for lieutenant governor. Mr.
Conner was promised this nomination
by Tom Carter and the other Amalga
1 managers as a reward for his
strenuous efforts in behalf of the big
ration at the last sessions of the
ature. An amusing feature of
the convention was afforded when Mr.
Conner, as chairman of the committee
Mr. Conner was a mem
ber of the legislature when Governor
enacted into laws. Mr. Conner was
then one of the most active of those
who labored so assiduously and suc
cessfully to defeat these measures.
Harlan Chosen Chairman.
Chairman Wynne H. Roberts of the
county committee called the conven
tion to order shortly after 10 o'clock.
On motion of Aaron Conner, W. B.
Harlan of Como was unanimously
elected temporary chairman and J. E.
Marvin of Victor, secretary.
Mr. Conner then moved that the
usual committees be appointed and
after a few minutes recess the follow
ing were announced: Committee on
credentials, T. M. Doran, Alexander
Mitchell and H. J. St. John; commit
tee on permanent organization and
order of business, E. J. Kerlee, Amos
Buck, W. H. Roberts, A. F. Holt and
William Mason; committee on resolu
tions, Aaron Conner, G. I. Watters, J.
W. Lancaster, W. P. Baker and J. A.
Summers. The convention then ad
journed until 1:30 p. m.
In accordance with the report of the
committee on permanent organization
and order of business, on reconvening
the temporary organization was made
permanent. The report of the com
mittee on resolutions eulogized Presi
dent Roosevelt, Mr. Fairbanks and
Congressmen J. M. Dixon, and asked
for the enactment of a law providing
for the initiative and referendum, for
a direct primary law and for the crea
tion of a railroad commission to regu
late railroad freight rates.
The committee on credentials re
ported full delegations for every pre
ci net and no contests except in Eight.
Mile precinct, where in the primaries
there had been a tie vote. C. M.|
Mason and Wm. Shaffer, the contest
ing delegates, were each given one
half vote in the convention.
Following the adoption of the re
ports of the committees the conven
tion immediately proceeded with the
nominations in the order designated
by the committee on permanent or
For members of the legislature, J.
Frank Cone of Hamilton was placed
in nomination by W. P. Baker and
Amos Buck of Stevensville by Aaron
ArthurC. Baker of Hamilton was
nominated for clerk of the court by
William F. Cook, of Stevensville;
Sam bowman and F. B. Tanner,
Arthur Beckwith, of Victor and Henrv
C. Tuttle, of Grantsdale were placed
in nomination for sheriff. The first
ballot resulted: Cook, 30; Beckwith,
11; Tuttle, 21. On the second ballot
Cook received 34. Beckwith 9 and
Tuttle 19 votes and Cook was declared
Geo. A. Reese of Hamilton was nom
inated for clerk and recorder, the vote
being as follows: Reese, 32; B. F.
Martz, 9 and W. B. McLaren, 21.
For county treasurer, F. M. Lock
wood of Hamilton and J. E. Marvin
of Victor were placed before the con
vention, Lockwood receiving 34 and
Marvin 28 votes.
Three ballots were required to nomi
nate Dave Vanblaricom.of Sage Brush,
for assessor, the final vote resulting:
Vanblarieoin 32 and Fred Robbins of
Attorney C. B. Calkins of Stevens
ville was nominated for county at
torney by acclamation. H. J. St.
John of Victor was nominated for
public administrator by acclamation.
W. T. Adair of Hamilton, county
coroner, by acclamation; Miss Kittie
Ostermeyer of Hamilton, superintend
ent of schools, by acclamation; L.
Lacoursier of Victor, county surveyor,
by acclamation, t
Delegate« to State Convention.
On motion of Aaron Conner the fol
lowing delegates to the state conven
tion to be held at Billings were nomi
nated by acclamation.
Delegates— W. B. Harlan, Aaron
Conner, W. H. Roberts, R. A. O'Hara,
W. P. Baker, W. W. McCrackin, J. A.
Summers, J. L. Humble, T. H. Han
bidge, J. M. Price, Martin Cramer,
Amos Buck, Thomas Baird, J W.
Lancaster, Bennet Baker, T. M.
Doran, Charles Mason. Alternates—
A. W. Vogt. R. Y. Hart, F. M. Lock
wood, F. T. Bullock, C. F. Moore, W.
T. Adair, A. H. Downing, Alexander
Mitchell, John Watts, A. L. Mowatt,
J. P. Cleary, H. D. Fisher, C. P.
Williams, J. W. Howard, J. Haley,
Fred Van Vliet and A. Plummer.
The delegation was instructed by
the convention to vote for Aaron Con
ner, of Darby for the office of lieuten
ant governor on motion of Amos
For JucUcei of tho Pooco.
For Edwards township James Lewis
and W. P. Rodebank were nominated
for justices of the peace. For Ward
township F. J. Morris and Edward
Whaley were nominated for justices
of the peace and E. E. Stockman and
Frank Simpson for constables. For
Corvalllis township W. S. Jones and
D. R. Boughman were nominated for
j ustices of the peace and James Crad
dock and James Popham for con
stables. For Stevens township John
Jamison and D. N. West were nomi
nated for justices of the peace and
Harry Townsend and J. J. Hightower
For the different precincts the fol
lowing central committeemen were
chosen: Alta, B. J. Castner; Sula, W.
C. Wetzsteon; Darbv, Aaron Conner
and W. B. Harlan; Grantsdale, A. F.
Holt, and J. C. Ward; Hamilton, W.
P. Baker, and W. H. Roberts; Cor
vallis, J. L. Humble and M. L, Chaffin;
Victor, H. J. St. John and J. P.
Clearv; Stevensville, Bruce Wells and
E. O. Lewis; Florence, Phil Wagner
and W. E. Gleason; Eight Mile, W.
A meeting of the candidates and the
county central committee was called
to convene at Hamilton Sept. IS, when
a chairman will be chosen.
The following delegates and altern
ates were accorded seats in the con
Delegate— D. N. Ward. Alternate—
J. H. Loveall.
Delegate—William Wetzsteon. Alter
nate— H. W. Lord.
Delegates—Aaron Conner, W. B.
Harlan, R obert Y. Hart, E. J. Kerlee,
G. L. Shook. Altenates—-J. B. Over
turf, James Wilkerson, C. Sanders,
Delegates— O. P. Gregg, A. F. Holt,
W. A. Mason and C. W. Harvey.
Alternates— L. Pennoyer, J. C. Ward,
H. B. Wayland and Thos. Patterson.
Delegates— W. P. Baker, F. V.
Hoagland, F. M, Lockwood, W. T.
Adair, A. H. Downing, Fred Grill,
Harry Chapman, H.W. Johnson, T.M.
Doran, W. H. Roberts, C. F. Moore,
J. C. Brown, J. J* Crush, Frank Bul
lock, J. H. Jones, S. F. Solsberger.
Alternates—J. J. Howley, C. C. Coul
ter, George Sullenger, F. H. Drinken
berg, W. E. McGlauflin, George Bron
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
HAPPENINGS OF THE WEEK IN
THE LOWER VALLE> .
VICTOR IS FORGING TO THE FRONT
Several New Buildings Under Way
Victor People Attend La
bor Celebration at
Slietlal UurrBsuotidetne to the Western News
Victor, Aug. 29, '04.
Walter Black who left here last
spring for Kansas has returned. Wal
ter says Kansas is all O. K. but the
Bitter Root beats them all.
News reaches us that fish are being
dynamited in the river. If so it is
time the game warden of the state in
T. Shelly who has been employed at
the Ravalli has resigned his position
as day clerk.
Mardie Rowe who has been clerking
at the drug store this summer has re
sign ed his place as he expects to at
tend school this fall and winter.
Miss Edna Williams who has been
clerking for the M. M. Co. here dur
ing the absence of Miss Delia Dagle
has resigned her position as Miss
Dagle is expected home shortly and
Miss Williams will accept another po
Mrs. Gil Mills and daughter of Mis
soula are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed
W. J. Babington, lumber checker
for Big Blackfoot Lumber Co., was in
town a few days last week.
Jack Goodson of Stevensville was in
town last Thursday. Jack said he
would stay longer but he had to get
back to hear the socialist orator.
Gil Hughes of Stevensville is work
ing on the Dent hotel.
Mrs. Minnie Cramer has been quite
sick for the past few days.
The public school of Victor will
commence Sept. 7th Misses Edyth
Smith, Biuce and Baker will be the
Work on the Dent hotel and McVey
hall is progressing quite rapidly.
Victor is bound to grow.
J. E. Marvin is receiving new goods
every day and will soon open his doors
A. A. KeiYns is receiving his mater
ial for his new home in the western
part of town.
The Donlon saw mill which has
been sawing here for the past two
years will finish cutting this week.
C. E. Scott will commence building
his new residence shortly.
Mrs. Zella Cates expects to take
charge of the post office some time
this week. Mrs. Cates is already get
ting what pointers she can from pres
ent postmistress, Mrs. J. J. Bond.
Wolf & Ryman contemplate doing
considerable work on the Shepherd
ranch below Corvallis this fall. They
will rip-rap the river in places so that
it will not oyerllow so much of the
Miller Humble and wife are keeping
house for Mrs. Humble's brother, H.
J. St. John.
Hub Cates has accepted a position
with M. M. Co.
E. Mitchell and Slack Bros, have
gone into the mercantile business they
having purchased the business of Mr.
Hefting of Corvallis.
Victor, Sept. 5, '04.
Tom Philips was in the city Friday.
Mrs. J. F. Williams of California is
visiting her daugher Mrs. Abe Mit
Miss Floy Olds is teaching school in
Beckwith district, Miss Olds reports
23 students at the opening.
Rev. C. H. Lindsay and *E. M.
Tucker are among the Missoula
hunters this week.
Mr. F. A. Denson of the Butte Even
ing News, Heinze's paper, was in
town looking for subscribers Tuesday.
Sam L. Harrison of the Butte Inter
Mountain was in town over Monday
G. L. Satterlee of Hamilton was in
F. C. Ives of Missoula was in our
Mr. and Mrs. Burkhart and son
Arthur, Miss Régna Bartson and
Anna Scott of Butte are visiting at
the Scott ranch and they will be
there about three weeks before return
ing to Buite.
C. E. Scott of Victor and H. E.
Neafus of Corvallis are doing the re
pair work on the Etna school building.
Mrs. Miller Humble was a Stevens
ville visitor last Wednesday.
Miss Hogan and Miss Goff of Butte
are visiting Miss Selena Gardner for
a few days.
Mrs. Doyle of Hamilton and her
grandchildren the Misses Boyts of
Butte were in our city for a few days
the past week.
Swan Johnson was in town Thurs
day shaking hands with old time
Geo. Ward of Camas Prärie was in
our city Thursday.
Miss Norma Nichol and Helen
Fowler went to Missoula Monday to
attend the Sacred Heart academy.
Homer and Fred Treadway and Kirt
Williamson left Monday for Heigh
River, B. C. They purchased land
there last spring. They take two teams
to do their fall work.
Geo. Treadway the old wheel horse
for A. W. and Co was taken sick
Monday morning. We all hope
George will soon be able to be behind
the counter in a few days.
Jess Dawson left Monday for Loth
rop. Jess is taking a horse there for A.
I. M. Price and Dr. T. H. Hanbidge
go to Billings Tuesday to attend the
republican state convention there
Wednesday the 7th.
Those who attended the Labor day
celebration at Missoula from here were
Roy Perry and family, Nettie Van
Doran, Geo. Smith, Geo. Harris, Chas.
Johnson, Miss Helen Fowler, Miss
Norma Nichols. Miss Robb, A. L.
Mowatt, Monroe Fulkerson, John Hef
fron and son Hal, Dyke Simmons,
Homer Simmons, Daily McCarty, Ed
The dance at the Ravalli last Satur
day night was quite well attended.
Mrs. Geo. Watters gave a lawn
party last Saturday afternoon in
honor of her daughter Miss Gladys
who is 11 years old, those present were
Esta Holmes, Pearlie Row, Helen and
Norma Fowler, Norma Nichols, Mary
Cleary, Kathryn Mills, Lillian Prento,
Edward Hackett, Canada Beard, Cal
vin Cleary, Robert Van Doran, Robt.
Scott and Iron Briggs.
Mrs. Arthur Herbert of Florence
visited a few days last week with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Bond.
Miss Ethel Bruce one of the teachers
of our school returned last Saturday
after spending her vacation at Red
J. H. T. Ryman and O. J. Pepard of
Missoula .vere in our city over Sun
Gill Hughes of Stevensville has
moved his family into the Chas. Bourn
J. J. Hightower and wife of Ste
vensville were in town last Saturday.
Mrs. Simon Kughn has been quite
sick for the past week but is somewhat
better as we go to press.
Mrs. Wm. Deneen of Hamilton is
visiting her daughter Mrs. Luke
0. F. Spooner and wife spent Sun
day at the Will Cramer ranch north
Jack Dyktnan has rented his ranch
for a number of years to Schrantz
Jess Boardman who is building the
Dent hotel spent Sunday and Monday
with his family at Hamilton.
J. Dyketnan and wife went to Mis
soula Monday. *
Dykeman and White have taken a
contract to do logging for Harper &
Baird below Stevensville.
1. Black and wife left Victor Mon
day on their long journey to Glascow,
Rev. W'illiatns and family left on
Mondays freight for Clyde Park,
Mont, where Mr. Williams has been
assigned to work.
Dr. Willard of Missoula was called
Saturday to see Miss Hogan who came
here from Butte for her health. At
last accounts Miss Hogan is better.
Dr. McGrath of Hamilton was called
to E. A. Chilson's as Mrs. Chilson is
Mr. Gust of Montana Com. Co. of
Butte came in last Saturday night.
Mr. Gust will inspect the fruit crop
here and will likely be one of the
heavy purchasers here, as his firm
come to this valley each year to buy
fruit for the Butte markets.
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