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ALL FUR GOODS AT COST RAVALLI COUNTY MERCANTILE CO. HAMILTON MONTANA Bitter Root Brevities. Jas. Graham was in from Willow îreek Monday. Clarence Smithey has returned from 1 business trip to Helena. Olif Peterson was a business visitor in Trout creek last week. Dr. F. E. Buchen made a profes sional trip to Missoula during the week. F. D. Dudley, superintendent of the C. M. Co.'s store here is in Butte on yusiness. Mrs. Houston of Anaconda, a sister of Mrs. Tom Beavers, is here on a ?isit for a tew days. John Ogren was down from Connor >n Monday and was a caller at I he Western News office. Thomas J. Hefling has been called to his old home in Iowa on account of ;he death of his mother. Mr. and Mrs. Forbes Buchanan have returned to Hamilton from Anaconda ind may take up their residence here igain. R. Parkhurst, one of the well known ranchers in the vicinity of Victor was 1 business visitor in Hamilton during .he week. Attorney R. A. O'Hara returned from a trip to Missoula on Saturday, where he attended to professional business. Mrs. Fred Ellis left on yesterday morning for Ogden, Utah, being called to the bedside of her mother, who is critically ill. W. A. Rockefeller and family have returned from Nebraska, where they have been visiting relatives at their ïld home for a month. Mrs. Chris Larson, who has been in a hospital at Missoula for some time, has sufficiently recovered to return to her home in Hamilton. Hugh E. Stopher of Butte and Miss Anna Wolffs of Hamilton were grant ed a marriage license by Clerk of the Court Baker this week. Public Administrator E. W. Odell has been appointed administrator of :he estates of James Kanes and A. D. McLaren, both deceased. Thomas J. Hefling has filed a peti tion for letters of administration of the estate of Mary J. Hawkins, who died at Corvallis some time ago. The dance given in Burns' hall last night was a most enjoyable affair and about sixty-five couples report having spent the best evening of the season. John S. Treece, one of the com missioners of Ravalli county, was in Hamilton last week on official busi ness from his home in the lower end of the valley. Simon Sage was in Hamilton on Saturday from Corvallis. He is pre paring to make a trip to other parts during the summer, but will return again this fall. H. A. Gregg was in Hamilton on Monday lrom Camas prairie and had a number of wood ticks which he left at the Bitter Root District Irrigation company's office. Mrs. McHenry Crafton, who has been in Hamilton on a visit with her parents Mr, and Mrs. John Markle, left on Saturday morning for her home in California. W. F. Shields, one of the old timers of the Bitter Root valley, but now ot Mexico, Missouri, has arrived from that place and will visit with his daughter, Mrs. I). Golloway at Darby. Joseph Appolonio, chairman of the board of county commissioners, was a visitor in the county seat last week, having come up from Victor to attend the special meeting of the board held last Thursday. Miss Kate McGee has gone to Butte to visit friends for a short time, and will go from that place to the eastern markets to purchase the spring stock of millinery for the McGee Chilcott millinery establishment. The Lady Maccabees of Hamilton Hive No. 10, will entertain at cards on Friday evening, February 22, at 1. O. O. F. hall. Refreshments will be served. Admission 25 and 15 cents. Everybody cordially invited. The ladies of the Episcopal church gave a waffle supper at the home of Mrs. Bullock yesterday evening and those who attended report the affair a grand success. A good sized sum was also realized from the sale of wattles. Mr. Skinner, the state lecturer of the state of Wisconsin for the Good Templars, will lecture at the Baptist church on next Sunday morning, and at the South Methodist church on Sunday evening and on Monday evening. Everybody invited. The valentine social given by the Junior Guild of the Episcopal church at the home of Mrs. W. O. Fisk last Saturday afternoon was a most en joyable affair and was enjoyed by a large number of the young and older folks alike. A neat sum was realized from the sale of valentines. Mrs. E. A. Pell, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. D. McIntyre, departed on last Wednesday for her old home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she in tends to make her future home. Mrs. Pell has lived in Hamilton for a num ber of years and her going away will be keenly felt by a large number of friends. Governor Toole has named the stock and sheep commissioners for Montana, and the appointments have been con firmed by the legislature. P. J. Shannon has been appointed stock commissioner for Ravalli county, and J. L. Humble sheep commissioner for this county. Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Fogarty and their son will leave today for Chicago, where Rev. Mr. Fogarty has been called by the congregation of the Church of the Good Sheperd at Douglas Park. Rev. Mr. Fogarty goes to Chicago from the Episcopal church in Red Lodge. Both he and Mrs. Fo garty, have been guests of Mrs. Fogarty's parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Hammond, for a few weeks.—Stand ard. While in ourcity last week attending a farmers' institute C. F. Dallman re ceived a call to the long distance tele phone to answer the question if he would agree to fnruish a million apple trees. Strange as it may seem a wealthy New Yoaker who owns 60,000 acres of Bitter Root orchard land and is engaged in cutting a ditch to water the same prop ses t > set out a million apple trees. Naturally enough he wants Montana grown trees.—Rocky Mountian Husbandman Great Falls. John C. Harmon, who is employed bv the Weyerhouser Syndicate in Washington in the capacity of timber cruiser, has been in Hamilton the past several days, and while here made a final settlement with the Anaconda Copper Mining company for quite a sum of money due on back wages on account of litigation. Hr. Harmon says he is satisfied with the settle ment as made, and has only good words for that concern. Mr. Harmon returned to Washington this morning to resume his work as timber cruiser. The new 500-horse power engine for the planer and electric light plant has arrived and is being installed at the planer engine room. The engine was formerly used by the Anaconda Cop per Mining company at Anaconda, but was displaced by a larger one at that place, and it will now play an important part here in generating j electricity for the town of Hamilton. A new dynamo is also being installed and when the plant is in running order it will be one of the most complete plants for its size of any in the state. Prof. J. F. Sharp of Stevensvilie, j was in Hamilton last week on a short j vislt * F. A. Winstanley, receiver of the | the business Missoula land office, was visitor in Hamilton last week. ; Miss Nona Smithey, who is teaching ! school at Florence, was in Hamilton i 25 on Saturday and Sunday on a visit with her parents. W. A. DeFoe, of Richmond, Va., and G. W. Dumphey, of Toledo, Ohio, have arrived in Hamilton and will super intend the placing in service of the steam shovels that have arrived here for the Bitter Root District Irrigation company. Mr. DeFoe represents the America Equipment Company of Richmond, and will place the large steam shovel on the ground and get it ready to dig and Mr. Dumphey repre sents the Vulcan Iron Works of Toledo. He will set up the Little Giant shovel for the Irrigation com pany. Both of these gentlemen are experts in their line and it is their duty to see that all machines pur chased from their firms are in good working order before being turned over to the purchasers. Business Locals. j $9 Carriage painting. Call on Peter son Bros. 3 tf j . . . . ... . _ i Wanted—A good saddle horse. J D. Powers. 14-4t ! For bargains in desirable town and ranch property, apply to C. R. Bell, on Hamilton. 38 tf ! of El-Be flour makes lovely bread, $1.35 per sack at A. C. M. Co., Mercantile ' of Department. 13-tf ! p. Wanted—A good gentle saddle pony j ' : $ El-Be flour makes lovely*bread $1.35 per sack at A. C. M. Co., Mercantile j Department. 13-tf j for children. Hans Rosette, at Tom Beavers' old ranch. 16 Lost—Gold locket engraved F. G., also small chain attached. Finder please leave at this office. l7-4t Patronize home industry by smok ing home-made cigars. Try the Cham pion, Ravalli or Bankable. 5-tf For Sale—Three good work horses, | one pony. Prices reasonable. Inquire of Towler Bros., Woodside, Mont. 16-2 We carry one of the largest and newest stocks of wall paper in West ern Montana. All the most artistic and popular patterns. Peterson Bros. Hamilton, 41-tl Wanted—Lady to advertise our goods locally. Several weeks home work. Salary $12.00 per week, $1.00 a day for expenses. Saunders Co., Dept., 46-48 Jackson Boulevard, Chica go, 111. ll-8t For Sale—A good five room house. Plastered and everything first class. Good orchard. Close in. Make your own terms. Parties leaving town reason for selling. Inquire at The Western News. 14 Go to the Riverview Manufacturing company when in need of storm doors j and windows. They will also give 25 per cent discount from now on until the first of February on all doors and windows now on hand to make room for new stock. E. O. Lagerquist, Proprietor. 12-tf ; I Important Meeting. Members of Ionic lodge No. 38, A. F. and A. F., are hereby notified to be present at the regular meeting Satur- ! day, February 16, on business of itn portance. J. J. SouThwick, ! Secretary. kZ. I--? A 4s »./1 -, ^J. m, J CF Y' r '" j 1 \J s/t kj « c4a ■ , NWS V, ■V ^ H * • 7 . ■ aw ----- ... 2 ; ' ' V) Vi O -*>«. -, ^ -c V j — v 7 / $ r r--* - IV f/ /'C Now for Pure Insist on Dr. PRI : ¥æ : tv - iWIbkïÂ 1 ! ■ ' • r:. J Is eëi X .• • ^ ICE'S Cream Baking Powder «'iA.v rsHsttaFaBraNk' i^é.;siîS2a||fæ &fci>. .-.YM A PURE , CREA M OF TARTAR POWDER MADE FROM GRAPES T':V "At Home" At Victor, Geo rge and Martha Washington | will be at home to their friends on I Frida y evening, February 22nd, at j the I. O. O. F., hall in Victoi. As delicious supper consisting of the fol lowing will be served: Chicken pie, potatoes. baked beans. escalloped white and brown bread, cabbage salad, pickles, jelly, coffee, tea, doughnuts and apples. A charge of 25 cents will be made. John Kuhn, Cert, No. 32, 3 shares, $9 00. G. J. Vandenburg, Cert. No. 27, 8 shares, $24.00. Estate of R. S. Theall, deceased, Cert. No. 21, 9 shares, $24.00. And in accordance with law and an order of the board of directors, made on January 30ih, 1907, so many shares of each parcel of such stock as may be necessary will be sold at the front door of the coun ty court house of Ravalli 'county, in Hamilton, Montana, on the 27th day of February, 1907, at 2 o'clock p. m., of such day to pay delinquent assessments thereon, together with the costs of advertising and expenses of sale F . F RICHARDS, Secretary, with office at Hamilton, Sale of Corporate Stock. Office of Canyon Creek Reservoir Com pany, Hamilton, Montana, January 30th, 1907. Notice is hereby given that there is delinquent upon the following des cribed stock in the above named cor poration, on account of an assessment levied on the 2lst day of December, 1906, the several amounts set opposite the names of the respective share holders below, as follows: A. F. Rich, Cert. Nos. 3 and 14, 4 shares, $12.00. R. Wolpert, Cert. No. 7, 10 shares, $30.00. G. F. Brooks, Cert. No. 29, 7 shares, $ 21 . 00 . Montana, in A. C. M. Co.'s store. 16-2 Notice to Stockholders. The Ore Finder Mining CÎompany, Hamilton, Montana. Notice is hereby given, that by an order of the Board of Directors, of the Ore Finder Mining Company, a meet ing of the stockholders of said Corpora tion is required and shall be held on the first day of March, 1907, at the hour of two o'clock in the afternoon of said day, in the office of the vice president, at Hamilton, Montana. Purpose of the meeting, being to increase the present capitalization of the said corporatirn from one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) dollars to one million ($1,000,000.00) dollars and to make such disposition of said increase as is best for the welfare of said cor poration. Hamilton, Montana, Jan. 18th., 1907. F. E. GAGE, S. W. ALEXANDER, President. Secretary. 14-6t W. Estray Sale. The stock commissioner of Ravalli j COUnty wiU sel1 at auction to hi ff h - est bidder for cash at the Lancaster stable in Stevensvilie on Saturday, February 16th, 1907, at 2 p. m. One red and white cow (muley) spotted, with spring calf, branded on left ribs with a large blotched brand, ; slet under side left ear, and slet upper side right ear, age about 3 years, calf no marks. I One light roan muley cow about 4 ! years old, no visible brand, both ears frozen. ! L. E. MANNING, 16 2t Stock Commissioner. Give Me Your Order For Fruit Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Roses 'SL Hardy Nursery StocK Of all kinds. I can furnish you strictly first class Montana grown stock as cheap as any nurseryman in the country. Do you want to propagate some particular apple? Furnish me the scions and I will do the work for you and § guarantee satisfaction. W. E. HcHurry NURSERYMAN AND FLORIST Hamilton, — Montana Ravalli County BANK. Capital $50,000.00. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS;. W. W. McOuackin, President, , Geo. McGrath, Vice-President, M. A. WniTE, Cashier, Abraham Buol,. F. M. Lockwood*. General Banking Business Transacted HAHILTON, MONTANA. Cottage Hotel RATES »1 PER DAY. NORTH SECOND 8T. A. W. NEWELL, Prop. HAMILTON MONTANA. HAMILTON HOTEL Peterson & Co. The Finest Turnouts I the City KMil m be beat in frms One Horse to Hay - - 25c One Horse to Hay & Oats 50c Opposite the Depot, Hamilton, Mont.