MONEY to LOAD
From 2 to 5 years
On Improved Farms
and City Property
THACHER - TORRENCE
General Land and Investment Co.
HAMILTON, MONTANA Office Next to Postoffice.
T F you wish to have a good orchard you
will have to plant the Best Trees you
can get. Cheap trees produce cheap or
chards. We have been selling our line
of superior trees in the Bitter Root valley for
twelve years, to the same planters year after
year as they needed more trees. If our trees
were not the best they could buy we could not
have held their trade. We still hold their
trade. Abk our customers what they think of
our trees. They are our references—and
the best references a nursery company|can have.
We Can Supply Your Needs
We carry in stock, or can get it for you
mighty quick, anything from a canthook
to a corset—from a threshing machine
to a needle.
at reasonable prices. We're always glad
to serve you.
Laird & Kerlee
Oregon Nursery Company's
Bulletin No. I.
If you will drop a postal to the BEN
KRESS NURSERY COMPANY,
Hamilton, Mont.— -our Bitter Root
valley representatives—they will send
a man to talk it over with you.
Light and airy
First Class Bar
The Hotel Hamilton
L. A. ABBEY
IThese articles and illustrations must not
be reprinted without special permis
SETTING THE OLD TURKEY HEN.
About the 1st of February the big
'turkey toms get sporty, flash their red
cravats, puff out their big bay winders,
strike an alderinanic strut, and with
a sweep of their brazen wiugs and
an emphatic shake of the noodle on
their noses they go to courtin'.
Then's the time for you to get busy
making nests in quiet cozy corners,
for your turkey hens are due to lay.
But don't forget those trilling beau
ties are from wild ancestry and love
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IN NATURE'S Waï.
best a hidden nest and are often so
adroit at hiding away in tangled thick
et or brush heap that mother thinks
"Mr. Skunk got 'em" until on the
twenty-sixth or twenty-eighth day Mrs.
Turkey proudly struts forth with a
big hunch of pretty poults.
An anchored sugar barrel, covered
with tar paper, set in a secluded cor
ner and covered with brush or weeds
iu such manner as to lose its identity,
will often fool Mrs. Turkey into be
lieving she lias fooled you. and she
will quickly settle down on the soft
straw and china eggs inside and lay
her clutch, which is usually twenty
five eggs, if removed as they are laid.
Face the uest south, keep the eggs
from getting chilled and date them
so you set the oldest first.
Fifteen eggs are enough for setting,
as nearly all hatch, and the quick
growing poults must he well covered.
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THE OLD OAKEN BARKEL.
Keep grit and feed near the nest
and provide a big pan of water, as a
broody turkey hen .'ikes to stand in
water to cool her hot feet when she
When the eggs begin to hatch don't
get nervous lest broken shells close
over and smother the poults, for a
little turk. unlike a chicken, breaks
a hole in the shell and jumps through.
And don't remove them from the
nest until they are dry, spry and
strong, for, despite her size. Mrs. Tur
key seldom tramples her young.
Don't keep your .cock pheasant with
the chickens. He will lick them like
Don't think swamp grass is worth
less. It's the best bedding for water
Don't buy grit by the pound when
the best sells for $7 a ton, and he sure
ail moldy feed to shun.
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You be the judge. We want you to note its clear, amber
color—always undimmed, no matter how cold. We want you
to realize that delicate hGp flavor and agreeable smcc hness you
have not enjoyed before in beer.
The appetizing taste of the hops—the delightful bouquet of Pabst
Blue Ribbon will immediately decide the beer question lor you. rfJtA
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Notice of Extension of Boundaries of
In the District Court of tin- Fourth Judicial
District of the State of Montana. In and
For Ravalli County.
In the Mutter of the ApplU iii iot of Mary |
E. Bell to have extended the boundaries of j
Canyon Creek Irrigation District.
Notice is hereby given that Mury E. Bell
has filed lier duly vet i tied petition asking!
that, the boundaries of Canyon Creek Irriga
tion District he extended so as to Include
the northeast quarter of the northeast quar
ter (NEkofNElt) of section No. tweritv
seven (37), township No. six ((>) north, of
range No. twenty-one (21) west. Montana
Meridian, and that the Honorable Henry L.
Myers, judge oi the above styled court has
on the 31st day of May, 1910. duly made and
entered an order requiring the clerk of this
court to give notice to all persons interested
to appear before said court on the lfith day
of June, 11)10, at the hour of 10 o'clock a. m.
Uten and there to show cause, if any they
may have, why the boundaries of said dis
trict sliou Id not be extended to include the
lands hereinabove described.
Given under my hand and the seal of tills
court, this Hist day of May, 1910.
(seal] A. C. BAKER, Clerk,
By HARRY SOUTH. Deputy. 33-:.'t
In tlie District Court of the Fourth Judic'al
District of the state of Montana, in and for
Ida M. Egan, plaintiff vs. D. J. Egan de
The state of Montan a sends Greeting to the
above named Defendant:
You are hereby summoned to answer the
complaint of the plaint i tf in this action which
is filed in the office of the clerk of this court,
a copy of which is herewith served upon you,
and to file your answer and serve a copy
thereof upon plaintiff's attorney within
twenty days after the service of this sum
mons, exclusive of the day of service, and in
case of your failure to appear or answer,
judgment will be taken against you by de
fault for the relief demanded in the com
This action is brought for the purpose of
securiug an absolute divorce by the plaintiff
from the defendant, upon the following
That on, or about the 80tli day of Febru
ary. 1909. tlie defendant, wilfully disregard
ing the solemnity of his marriage vows, wil
fully anti without cause, deserted and
abandoned this plaintiff, and ever since lias,
and still continues so to do. And for a
second cause of action, plaintiff alleges:
That the defendant for more than one year
last past and immediately preceding the
commencement of this action failed to pro
vide this plaintiff with the common nec
cessaries of life, he being able to do so, and
because of his idleness, profligacy and dissi
Witness, my hand and the seal of said
court this 85th day of April, 1919.
Lskal] A. C. BAKER, Clerk.
W. P. BAKER, Attorney for Plaintiff. 33-4t
Notice of Sale of Bonds
Sealed bids will be received at the
office of the clerk of School District
No. Three, Ravalli county, Montana,
up to and including' the 14th day of
June for the purchase of $19,000 worth
of five per cent serial bonds of said
school district No. Three, Ravalli
county, Montana. Said bonds are to
be of a denomination of one thousand
dollars each, one bond payable an
nually from 1912 to 1930 inclusive.
A certified check for three per cent of
the amount bid must accompany each
bid. Board reserves the right to
reject any or all bids. By order of
of the Board of Trustees.
H. C. Packer, Clerk.
It pays to advertise in the Western
fiüi.'3-Sax iJB BBKSkB
T «j Loan on Improved Farms,
for Three or Five Years at
■aBry .yeg.aiiE. a. %<
8 Per Cent
Interest, with Privilege to repay
Whole or Part Within 2£ Years.
E. A. WINSTANLEY
134 Higgins Avenue
The Architect and
will both agree that it is useless to
seek better lumber than we handle.
They are right. There is none
better to be had and not very much
as good. Have us estimate on the
lumber for your next job. You'll
not find our figures high in spite of
the high quality of our lumber.
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Harrison, Oertli & Keyes
Roadsters Are in Big Demand
We offer you a
sire of kind dispo
sition and good
He was bred by
Marcus Daly on the
Bitter Root Stock
Will stand at the following places:
CORVALLIS, VICTOR, WOODSIOE
TERMS: $15 to insure. Mare and colt held for service of horse.
EDWARD fl. SEARS, Proprietor.
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