Bitter Root Brevities. 8
G. M. Tuxbury was up from Victor
Martin Johnson was down from Sula
H. D. Smart was up from Stevens
J. W. Mayhew of Eight Mile spent
Thursday in Hamilton.
Mr and Mrs. T. J. Patty of Victor
visited Hamilton friends Friday.
Mrs. L R. Peck returned Wednesday
from a visit with Helena friends.
Wm. Morris of the Hotel Darby did
business in Hamilton Wednesday.
S. A. Wheeler has returned from a
visit at his old home at Standish, Mich.
Guy Cochrane, postmaster at Cor
vallis. did business in Hamilton Mon"
Arch L. Welpton of Lincoln, Neb.,
is here visiting his brothers, Guy and
The Eagles state convention will be
held at Livingston this year from
The number of fiishing license ob
tained in the state last year have been
estimated to be 40,000.
J. H. T. Rvmanof the Western Mon
tana National Bank was a business
visitor in Hamilton last week.
Miss Agnes Robertson of Chicago
has accepted the position of head milli
ner with the Valley Mercantile Co.
The Hamilton public library is open
to the public every Saturday afternoon
and every evening from 7 to 9 p. m.
Charles Shannon as vocalist and
Miss Elizabeth Lemm, pianist, are
filling an engagement at the Family
John Donovan arrived Monday from
Springville, Utah and will spend a
couple of weeks in the valley renewing
Sam Lowan drove down from Darby
Saturday. He reported the roads in
the worst condition he had ever seen
them in 20 years.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Dallman and
Mrs. J. W. Hicklin of Missoula spent
Sunday and Monday in Hamilton,
guests at the Ravalli.
Mahlon Hottel left Thursday for his
home in Chesaw, Wash. He was ac
companied by his little niece, Alberta
Galtz, who will visit her grandparents.
The Thacher-Torrence Company last
week received two 40 horse-power
Buick cars, which will be used in con
nection with their real estate depart
Mr. Edward Tew and Miss Estella
Ward, both of Woodside, were united
in marriage Thursday by Justice E.
C. Whaley. This paper extends con
A. W. Jamison was up from Florence
last week. "Warren," as he is univer
sally called by his old time friends,
recently sold 860 acres on Eight Mile
to the B. R. V. I. Co.
On account of no quorum, the meet
ing of stockholders of the Bitter Root
Fruit Growers Association called for
last Saturday was postponed until
Saturday, March 26, at 10 a. m.
Henry Dunn, a native of British
Columbia, aged 55, died Wednesday in
the countv j.iil and was buried Thurs
day afternoon. Death resulted from
an attack of delerium tremens, after a
two weeks illness.
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Cunningham
and son departed Wednesday for the
East. The former will go to Hoop
eston, 111 , to remain during the settle
ment of his father's estate, and Mrs.
Cunninghan will go to Oklahoma
Citv to visit her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Cunningham expect to return to
the Bitter Root valley to make their
Waddell ® Grover
Our No. 22 embf dies several new and distinct features in construction.
Ail work ng part__ p ur ger, gland, valves, valve seats, strainer—aresolid
brass Large steel air chamber; 'oug handle with adjustable stroke,
either 3. 4 or 5 inches, which varies pump capacity. Easily fitted to any
barrel. Of simple construction, ran be taken entirely apart by anybody.
Strong wing agitator op«, rated b\ each strone of the handle. Will sup
pi y four leads of hose if necessary Fitted usually with one or two 10-ft
sections dischatge and Excelsior orchard nozzeU; Seneca or Vermore if
you prefer. Prce No. 22 yi, two ten foot discharge.............. $ 30.00
(Will furnish barrel with No. 22. fitted to same, for $1.50 extra)
P. B. Moss, the Billings banker and
booster arrived this morning.
Pat Shannon returned today from
Houston, Texas, where he has been
visiting his brother and family.
L. N. Heim and family moved to
Victor yesterday to take up their abode
on the ranch recently purchased by
Fred H. Nichols of the Lake Como
Orchards Company arriyed from Chi
cago Thursday. Mr. Moody and party
are expected in a few days.
Mrs. Lulu Shepherd, the silver
tongued orator of the Rocky mountains,
will lecture at the M. E. church South
on Wednesday evening, March 16.
The Rocky Mountain Rifle club of
Butte defeated the Winchester Rod
and Gun club of New Haven 973 to
948 in the indoor rifle league match.
The Butte club now has excellent
showing for championship in the
Father Cart stated this morning
that work will begin this week on the
Catholic parsonage. The building is
to be erected on the church block and
will cost about $5,000. Father Carr
will personally supervise the work of
The Rev. W. T. Groom, superintend
ent of the Anti-Saloon league of Mon
tana, will be in the city next Sunday
and will speak in the interests of the
above league. In the morning he will
speak at the Christian church and in
the evening at the Methodist Episco
Assessor F. B. Tanner and deputies
will take the field March 15 to make
the annual assessment. Mr. Tanner
will assess Stevensville and the upper
valley; Deputy Arthur Beckwith, Ham
ilton, Deputy M. L. Chaffin, Corvallis
and Deputy H. M. Butler, Florence
and the lower valley.
The big mill shut down Saturday for
much needed repairs, after a continu
ous run of nearly a year. Supt. Tot
man stated yesterday that the repair
work is being pushed as rapidly as
possible and that operations will be
resumed within two or three weeks.
The planer is running right along.
According to County Treasurer
Hcfling's monthly report, including
$320 paid to the United States Fidelity
and Guaranty Company, for two years
premium on the treasurer's bond, the
interest received on the county funds
for the year ending February 28, 1910,
amounts to $1,647.41. The treasurer's
salary is $1,800 per annum.
The new Scandinavian-American
bank of Darby opened its doors to the
public Monday. The bank has tem
porary quarters in Laird & Kerlee's
general store but will occupy the lower
floor of the Frank Cooper cement block
now under construction. The officers
of the bank are as follows: A. D.
Stephens, president; John Dahlgren,
vice president; Severn Thompson,
cashier. The bank will do a general
banking and insurance business and
will run in connection with the Scandi
navian bank at Missoula
F. Dickson, local agent of the Bitter
Root Valley Land Co., owners of
"Poradise Heights," arrived in Hamil
ton Saturday on business. He will
return to Minneapolis in a few days to
bring a large party of land buyers to
the valley. Mr. Dickson was accom
panied by G. R. Bemis of Minneapolis
and Roy Pierson of Janesville, Wis.
Mr. Pierson returned to Janesville
Tuesday afternoon to close out his
business and expects to return the first
of April with his family. The three
gentlemen will enter into a partner
ship in the automobile business and
expect to carry six of the leading cars.
The cars will arrive in about two
weeks. If they are not successful in
securing a suitable location, they will
The Rev. W. T. Groom will address
a mass meeting at the opera house
next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Railway traffic on the main line and
Bitter Root branch of the Northern
Pacific as far as Hamilton has been
resumed and the road will be open to
Darby tomorrow. It is estimated that
the roads of Ravalli county were dam
aged by the floods to the amount of
Fully 300 Masons and others from
the Bitter Root visited Missoula yes
terday, the occasion being the formal
dedication of the handsome $80,000
temple just completed. The temple
was dedicated by the Masonic Grand
lodge. A special train leaving Ham
ilton at 10:30 a. m. yesterday and ar
riving on the return trip at 3:30 o'clock
this morning was put on to accommo
date the Masons of the valley.
Monday, March 7—Mr. and Mrs. J.
L. Robbins returned home last week
from Rochester, Minn., where Mr.
Robbins underwent an operation. Mr.
Robbins was very tired from the jour
ney but is reported to be gaining in
Mr. Binkard of Darby visited her
brother of this vicinity the first of last
Ben Rowe of Victor has accepted a
position as clerk in Slack Bros, store.
The recent thaw caused a good deal
of damage in Corvallis in the way of
washouts. The road between Corval
lis and Woodside was rendered impas
sible for a few hours by the washing
out of a culvert but by the prompt
work of the roâd supervisor traveling
was soon resumed.
As James Barnett was returning
home from Hamilton Tuesday even
ing he attempted to cross a bridge
which had been partly washed away,
and he and the horse upon which he
was riding fell through the opening
and were washed considerable dis
tance down stream. It was with great
difficulty that he finally extricated
himself from the tangle of barbed
wire into which he had drifted. The
horse also gained land after a hard
Miss Blanche Holloron has accepted
a position as teacher in the Dominick
school east of Corvallis.
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Kane are the
proud parents of a baby boy.
Jasper Slack made a business trip
to Missoula last week.
Miss Clara Conner is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Carl Hoblitt, south of
Miss Maggie Slack and brother Will,
were called to Missoula Sunday by
the illness of their uncle Mr. Wm.
Dickinson, of that city.
Mrs. Lamar Chaffin, who has been
very ill for several weeks, is improv
The Christian Ladies' aid society
met at Mrs. John Slack's last week.
A number of young people gathered
at the home of Lyie and Jonnie Haw
ker Friday evening and enjoyed a
Robert W. Martin, formerly of this
place, died at Los Angeles last week
and the remains are being shipped for
interment in the Corvallis cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. M. G. Kern ar
riyed home Saturday after spending
the winter at Los Angeles.
The protracted meeting at the Chris
tian church will closeThursday night.
On Friday evening Mrs. Raum, wife
of the evangelist, will give a recital.
Rev. G. A. White of South Dakota,
formerly pastor of the Presbyterian
church at this place, arrived in Cor
Notice To Contractor*.
Scale of the I. H. C & B. L. U. of A.
Local No. 100 of Hamilton effective
April 1, 1910.
Eight hours (between 8:00 a. in. and
15 p. m.) shall constitute a day's work.
Time and one-half for overtime and
I Double time for holidays. Legal
Holidays-New Year's, Decoration
Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day,
Thanksgiving and Xmas.
Wages demanded on job at 5 p. m,
W'ith plasierers, per day.......$5.00
With Bricklayers— Mixing and car
rying mortar in hod per. day.....$5.00
Mixing and wheeling mortar and
carrying brick in hod, per day..$4 50
Wheeling brick and scaffolding per
With Stone Masons—Mixing and
handling mortar, per day........$4 50
Wheeling stone mixing and hand
ling concrete, per day............$4 00
Helping Carpenter, per day____$4.00
21-lt M. Johnson, Secy, and Treas.
Notice of Registration.
Notice is hereby given that the offi
I cial register of the City of Hamilton
Montana will be open tor registra
tion of voters for the annual election
to be held in the City of Hamilton,
Montana, April 4, 1910, on the 21st
day of March, 1910 at the Hub Cloth
ing store on South Second street in
the city of Hamilton and will remain
open for five days and will again be
open for the purpose of registering
first Spring Showing
of Palmer $ Redfern
100 High Grade Suits for your inspection; also
good assortment of Silk and Cloth Coats, Rain
Coats etc. Palmer Garments always high in qual
ity and easy to fit. As you
look through our stock you
will find some style that ap
peals particularly to you, and
no matter what type of gar
ment you select you may
depend on the correctness of
YOU ARE SURE TO GET
Che tailored Suit
will again be
the most fav
from past seasons in length and close fitting. The pop
ular length coat being from 20 to 30 inches. The long
roll collar in both notch and shawl is one of the fea
tures of the season. We are showing a few Russian
Blouse Suits. We can remodel any suit to suit your
peculiarity of figure and guarantee entire satisfaction.
Suits $12.50 to $50 Coats $5.50 to $30
Dresses $15 to $35
Ravalli County mercantile Co.
Girl W'anted—An experienced girl
anted to do house work. Enquire at
is office. 21-lt
Horses for Sale—Anyone wishing to
buv horses call on Beaver Bros , north
Fifth street, one block west of Jim
Harvey's blacksmith shop. 21 It
Bazaar and supper at Suti ii &
Brown's hall. Saturday evening, Mar.
26. Served by Indies of Christian
church. Chicken pie on the bill of
fare. Everybody invited. 21-3t
R. Gwinn. M. D. — practice limited to
eye, ear. nose and throat, glasses fitted
—First National Bank Bldg., Missoula,
Wanted—Reliable man for good
place near town. W. T. Tvi.kk. 21-2t
Piano—One Jacob Dali high grade
piano, practically new. Will sell cheap
for cash. Anton Johnson, R. F. D. No.
2, Hamilton. 20 4t
Dairy Feed—Substitute for bran;
$25.00 per ton; Hamilton Flour Mill
The Western News is the best ad
vertising medium —everybody knows.
Fancy dressmaking, Mrs. Ed Butler,
McLeod residence, Riverview. 17-tf
For a good smoke try the Green Seal
Furnished room for rent, south Third
street. Mrs. Mack. 17-tf
Dairy Feed—Substitute for bran;
$25.00 per ton. Hamilton Flour Mill
Co. * 10-tf
It pays to advertise in the Western
We carry a full line of wall paper,
ready mixed paints, alabastine, glas»
and mouldings. Peterson Bros.,
Hamilton, Mont. 29-tf
For a quick sale of your farm and
city property see James F. Torrence.
Office next to post-office. Phone 60x.
For Sale Cheap—One 7» x / 2 H. P. gas
oline woodsaw. Call on or address A
F Burrell, Hamilton R.F.D. 2. 14-8
Wanted chickens and other poultry
J. N. Taylor. 20 4t
hose who were unavoidably absent
rom the city during the aforsaid five
lay period and for the purpose of
orrecting errors in the names on
laturday the 2nd day of April 1901.
laid register will be open from
o'clock p. m. until 5 o'clock p. m.
nd from 7 o'clock until 9 o'clock p.
a. of each day above mentioned.
21 4t Register Agent.
Mrs. Margarette Nichols
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And Look Over
Stands Back of
Hub Clothing Co.
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