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THE WESTERN NEWS.
VOLUME XVI. HAMILTON. MONTANA. WEDNESDAY. JULY 25.1906. NUMBEk 40 Spend Your Money at Home And keep it in circulation where it will do you and your family the most good. Money sent away tor goods that you can get at home for the same price, and often lower, does not help to build up your community. WE DO NOT ASK YOUR TRADE FOR CHAR ITY'S SAKE. We give you full value for every dollar you spend with us, and protecc your interests in every transaction. We aim never to be out of staple goods, and to be first in bringing on new and desirable styles. We stick to our motto: "Small and Sure Profits, Often Repeated are the Foundation of Modern Success." SPECIAL SALE Of Ladies, Gents and Children's Shoes. EXCEPTIONAL VALUES Appolonio, Watters ® Co. VICTOR, MONTANA. BIG REDUCTION SALE WASH GOODS Cooper, Grill & Nicol Ravalli Flour The highest achievement of modern milling methods. The whitest flour made bynatural means. Every grain of wheat thoroughly washed; gradual reduction on many rolls; currents of pure air on stock at every stage in milling. Sold by the best grocers. MADE ON THEIR NEW MILLS BY Hamilton Flour Mill Company IT IS A SURE THING That the Bitter Root Steam Laundry can satisfy you in both prices and quality of work. Rough dry, 5 cents per pound. WE RETURN EVERYTHING BUT THE DIRT NO CHINESE ~ ~ NO OFFENSIVE ODORS BITTER ROOT STEAM LAUNDRY, c E Pr 0 H Ä EY CITIZENS' STATE BANK Hamilton, Montana. Capital Paid in $ 30,000 J. L Humbde, President T. A Chaffin, Vice President O. C. Cooper, Cashier DIRECTORS J. L. Humble T. A. Chaffin A. Christian R. A. O'Hara J. H. Watts A. L. Bank O . C. Cooper Transacts a General Eanking Business WHEN THE FIREMEN COME TO TOWN HAMILTONIANS MAKING GREAT PREPARATIONS TO ENTERTAIN FIRE LADDIES OF STATE. The annual tournament of the Mon tana Stale Firemen's association, to be held in Hamilton August 28 31, promises to be one of the most suc cessful aud enjoyable meetings ever held by the association. Nothing will be left undone by the local tire department and the citizens of Hamilton that may contribute to the pleasure of the visitors and a big attendance is assured. Secretary Al bert Hork has been notified that the rail way s offer free transportation to chiefs of departments and half fare to delegates. Many of the delegates will bring along their families. The finance committee consisting of M. A. White and W. P. O'Brien re ports good progress. The committee on arrangements consisting of W. E McMurry, Albert Hork, W. A. Grush, F. L. Burns and W. P. O'Brien, met last evening and outlined a program as follows: Aug. 27—Fire department in uni form accompanied by Hamilton Mili tary band will meet evening train to welcome the visitors. First day, August 28—Parade at 10 a. in. Address of welcome, by the mayor and response. 2 p. in.—Business meeting at which Anaconda, Billings and Butte depart ments will handle topics. Dance at Firemen's pavilion begin ning at 9 p. m. Second day, August 29—Drive over Bitter Root Stock farm and to other points of interest. 2 p. m.—Business meeting at which topics have been assigned to depart ments of Great Falls, Bozeman and Deer Lodge. Third day, August 30—Trip over logging railway. Business meeting beginning at 8 p. m., when Havre, Helena and Livings ton departments will lead in the dis cussion as to best methods of fire fighting. Fourth day, August 31—Business session will begin at 9 a. m. Missoula and Lewistown departments will be heard. Election of officers, etc. Clos ing with a grand ball in the evening. Miss Hattie Reissinger. Miss Hattie Reissinger passed away last Sunday at her home in Grants dale after an illness of eight weeks. Abscesses were the cause of death. The funeral was held from the Pres byterian church, Grantsdale, Monday at 2 p. m., Rev. G. C. Beery pronounc ing the last sad rites. Miss Reis singer was born in Iowa 21 years ago last February and was a very attract ive and highly respected young lady. She is survived by an aged father, three sisters and three brothers, who have the heartfelt sympathy of the community. Miss Lucy Biddiscomb. Miss Lucy Biddiscomb, aged 12, be loved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A1 Biddiscomb passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of her parents in Riverview. The funeral was held yesterday morning, burial being made in Riverview cemetery. Death re sulted from abscesses that followed an attack of scarlet fever. Little Lucy was a patient sufferer d uring her long and agonizing illness, de veloping a beautiful Christian spirit. The bereaved ones have the heartfelt sympathy of all. Filed For Record. Deed— C. F. Moore and wife to Jos eph A. Sick, lot 6, block 16 Hamil ton and lot 5, block 17, Riverview; $1500. Deed—Calmona Orchard Co., to Hans Colbeck, lots 1, 2, 13, 14, block 23, Calmona Garden Homes near Florence; $105. Deed—E. R. Kilburn and wife to Dinsmore Irrigation and Development Co., water right in Lake Como; $1. Deed—Mabel M. Bean to R. M. Cor ley timber on 120 acres near Stevens ville; $1. Forepaugh & Sells Bros. Shows. For above occasion will sell tickets to Missoula and return for $1.95. Date of sale July 27th, 1906. Limit returning July 28th, 1906. S. R. WILSON, Agent. HAPPENINGS AT VICTOR NEWS NOTES FROM THE BUSY BURG IN THE LOWER VALLEY. Victor. July 23, 1906.—E. O. Lewis of Stevensville came over Saturday on business. James Dykeman and family left Monday for Medicine Springs to he gone a month. Ed Blake and Ray Fulkerson accompanied them on the trip. Henry MeVey and family returned home last Thursday from their saw mill near Missoula. Thomas Pattv has baled the first crop of new hay for Jonas Johnson near Tucker Spur. Ed Perrv and son of Stevensville were visiting Sunday with Mr. anti Mrs. Herb. Chilson. C. H. McLeod of Missoula spent Sunday at his ranch on the east side. Dougal McCormick of Missoula came down from Hamilton Monday to look after mines in the Pleasant View dis trict. G. W. Samuels of Stevensville was in our city for a short time Sunday. Mrs. Jos, Appolonio is visiting her mother'and sister in Washington. C. B. C. "s transacted business in Missoula last week, A. L. Mowatt transacted business in Missoula last Friday. Mrs. I. Scott bid Victor farewell last Friday. Mrs. Scott will make Butte her future home. G. I. Watters tiansacted business at the county seat last Thursday. H. C. Groff was a business visitor in Stevensville Friday. Mrs. Chas. Williams and daughter. Miss Flossie, were Hamilton visitors last Thursday. Mrs. John McCarty was a passenger on Friday 's train for Missoula. Mrs. McCarty will visit her daughter, Mrs. Conner who is at the hospital, having been operated on for appendicitis. The last news from her was she is getting along nicely. Luke D. Hatch of Btcvcnsvi'le was in our city for a few hours Iasi week. Johnson Daugherty of Stevensville was in town a short time Wednesday telling the people he was out for assessor on the Democratic ticket. Martin Cramer did business witli the county commissioners last week. Cyrus Franks of Stevensville was in our city for a short time last Wednes day and left bis petition with Monroe Fulkerson. Cyrus is out for clerk and recorder on the Democratic side of the fence. This is the second week of registra tion; get in line. You can't vote un less you register this year. Mrs. Treadway is visiting her dan ghter Mrs. Kirt Williamson at the ranch for a few days. Mrs. J. Vandorn of Missoula came u p last Tuesday to attend her daugh ter, Mrs. John Vandorn who is very ill. Wardie Rowe was working in the drug store during the absence of H. J. St. John. Tylar Thompson returned home from the McLeod ranch last Wednes day with a fine basket of trout. Rev. Thomas Flowers of Stevens ville was in our city over Sunday. The gentleman says "see us grow." Beverly McLeod of the east side last Tuesday evening was thrown from a horse and kicked, sustaining ser ious in juries, his arm being frac tured below the elbow in three places. Pound Notice Taken up and impounded in the town pound of the town of Hamilton, the following described animal, viz: One bay horse about 12 years old with one white hind foot. Branded, thus J I V as near as can be told, which, unless redeemed, will be sold at public auction for cash to the highest bidder at said pound, at the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon on the 27th day of July 1906. J. M. HIGGINS, City Marshal. Lost—At ball game, Hamilton grounds, pocket book containing small sum of money and signet ring witn initials C. McM. Finder please notify Chas. McMurphey, Bonner, Mont.40 It Subscribe for The Western News. NOT SINCE CASEY STRUCK OUT WAS SUCH HAVOC WROUGHT IN ONE SHORT INNING—BONNER DEFEATS HAMILTON. Not since the dark day when the immortal Casey struck out has such a tragedy been enacted upon the dia mond as that ol last Sunday—not in Hamilton, at least. The Hamilton and Bonner ball teams met upon the home grounds in a struggle tor supremacy and, incident- j ally, to play the fitst of a series of three games for a purse of $300. A big crowd was present, a big bunch of j rooters having accompanied the visit- j ing team from Bonner and several I automobile parties having driven up from Missoula. E. C. Mulroney urn-' pired the game. The teams played league ball, with out special incident, no to the close of the eighth inning when the score stood 5 to 3 in favor of Hamilton. At this juncture Nichols, Hamilton's ( pitcher and whose work in the box | and generalship have been the main stay of tlie local team, began to tire, and having permitted all the bases to rill, in attempting to block a base run ner between third base and home got run over and badly hurt, letting in two runs. Nichols being unable to complete the game, Artie Holt was placed in the box, but the sluggers from Bonner soon found him and batted the sphere oid all over the vicinity, piling up nine runs in the final inning, Hamilton then went to bat and by heroic efforts succeeded in scoring three nioie runs, the game resulting in a victory for Bonner—12 to 8. The lineup was as follows: Hamilton Position Bonner Adams........................Ward Catcher Hottle...................McMurphey Center Field Scott.......................Anderson Second Base Holt...........................Leach Short Stop Nichols......................Lohner Pitcher Thompson .....................Gertz Third Base Nelson....................... Willette Left Field Carpenter......................Davis First Base Stout.......................Kelly Right Field The score by innings: Hamilton 0 0220 0 103 8 Bonner 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9—12 J. \V. Morris. J. W. Morris, a highly respected ranchman of Victor vicinity died at the Sisters' hospital, Missoula, last Thursday morning. Brights disease was the cause of death. The funeral was held Sunday from the residence of Mrs. W. C. Wan of Corvallis, inter ment being made in Corvallis ceme tery. The funeral was held under the auspices of the Masonic lodge of Cor vallis, of which Mr. Morris was a val ued member. Rev. D. B. Price, as sisted by Rey. W. I). Lear, conducted the service. Mr. Morris was born in Green coun ty, Ind., Nov. 11, 1858. His parents removed to Lawrcnceburg, Mo., in 1886. Mr. Morris married Flora, dan ghter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wan. T hey came to Montana in 1885 and h live resided in the Bitter Root valley ever since. Mr. Morris was a man of strict integrity, industrious and high ly esteemed by all. He is survived by a wife and three sons, who have the sin cere sympathy of a wide circle of friends. Peterson-Swanson. Mr. Carl J. Peterson and Miss Annie Swanson were united in marriage last Saturday evening. The ceremony took place at the h orne of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Magni a nd was performed by Rev. C. W. M artz in the presence of a few im mediate relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Peterson have taken up their abode in the Pell residence, co rner of Third and Madison streets. The Western News unites with their friends in extending hearty congratu lations. Card of Thanks. We desire to express our heartfelt thanks to the kind neighbors and friends who assisted us during the illness and at the funeral of our be loved daughter and sister. VALENTINE REISSINGER AND FaMII/V. C COMMISSIONERS FIX POLLING PLACES EQUALIZATION OF ASSESSMENT LIST COHPLETED - VERY FEW CHANGES HADE. The board of county commissioners met in special session, pursuant to published call, usa Board of Equaliza tisn, at 9 a. tn, Present, Henry Grover chairman, G E. Sattcrlee and J. B. Overturf, commissioners and Geo. A. Reese, clerk. Upon application of Lee Doon. for reduction o' his assessed valuation for this year, the sijine was decreased in the sum of $150.00 The work of < qualizing the assess ment books was continued and when completed the elerk was in-'meted to notify the following iiain-d persons to appear before the board in Hamil ton, Mont., on Monday, An ;ust 13th, 190b, and show cause why their assess ment should not be increased. to- .vit: Il W Fowler. Victor. Mont,, on limit..$ 523 00 tiro Ulleliiist, Darby, Mont., on tix tvires ............................. 25 00 ion Gilchrist. Darby. Mont., mi Ian Thomas I'adden. Darby, Mont , bind ......................... 1.. 170 00 Wagner A Bates. Hamilton. Mont., on land ..................... E F lvieharils, Hamilton. Mont.. on .1 M Cobb. Corvallis, Mont .. on Ian !.. 200 00 II O Shields, Victor, Mont. , on land and Imp............... .. 300 00 Missoula Mere Co.. Victor. Mont . nil land and stock ....... ... 3133 00 A C M Co, 011 Kavalli bote f urn md ilxts.................... A U M < 'o.. on land......... . .. 0510 00 B B M Co., on land .......... ... 524 00 Northwest M A Uhr Co., on imp.. ... 750 00 \V 1" O'Brien. Hamilton, Mol t., on « mp 900 00 U K Manning .1 r., Stevensvi le. Mo .t„ on land ............... .. 130 00 Mrs August a Scott. Victor. Mon... Oil land and imp .......... ... 1000 00 The tollotvii g places w ere lie siguated as polling p aces for Ute en su ng pri mary election. Sula—School House. Alta—Post Office. Darby—Miles Hall. Grantsdale—Shannon's B ai Id ing. Hamilton No. 5—Fire Hail. Hamilton N -.6—Driukenberg Build ing. Corvallis—Slack's Hall. Woodside—Popham's Haii. Victor— A. O. U. W. ha.l. Stevensville No. 9 Lewis 'all. Stevensville No. lb—Li orary Build ing. Florence—Woodmen H ill. Eight Mile—School Hi use. The clerk was instructed to publish a call for special meeting for Monday, August 13, 1906, for the purpose of completing the work of Equalization and to make the tax levy for the year 1906. On motion the board adjourned. Approved: HENRY GROVER, Attest: Chairman. GEO. A. REUSE, Clerk. Hamilton, Mont., July 16. Election Proclamation. Notice is hereby given, that on Tuesday, September 4, 1906, at the various election precincts in the coun ty of Ravalli, state of Montana, a primary election will be held for the purpose of nominating candidates for the following offices, to-wif: One state senator. Two members of the house ot repre sentatives. One sheriff. One county treasurer. One county clerk and recorder. One county assessor. One county attorney. One county superintendent o f schools. One county commissioner for a term of two years. One county commissioner for a term, of four years. One county commissioner for a term of six years. One coroner. One public administrator. One county surveyor. Two justices of the peace in each township. Two constables for each township. And delegates and alternates to the county convention, as per the appor tionment filed by the chairman of the county central committees. The polls of which election will be open from 1 o'clock p. m., until 6 o'clock p. tn., of the same day. The Board of County Commissioners of Ravalli County, Montana. By HENRY GROVER, Attest: Chairman. GEO. A. REESE, Clerk. 37-tf For quick results make your wants known in The Western News. *