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All-Silk Taffeta in all col ors: No. 5, 4cyd; No. 7,5c; No. 9, 6c: No. 12, 8c; No. 16, 10c; No. 22, 12(c: Nos. 40, 60 and 80, 15c per yd. Two Days' MoneySaving Sale 6 dozen pairs Babies Genuine Donsola Kid Shoes, in lace and button, plain toe. patent and stock tip. sizes I to 5. Some of these are foot forms, some for fat baliies. Worth 50c. 60c and T5c: Friday and Satuadav, and as lomr as they last. pair.. ,33c Friday and Saturday, M arch 31st and April 1st an introduction to our 1 905 SPRING GOODS we will offer for two days values never before heard of in Lewistown, surprises even to ourselves, but we bought these goods at one-fourth to one-half their actual worth and can afford to let them go at these prices. All our goods are not in yet. These are a few of the many just BOUGHT WHILE OUR BUYER WAS DOWN EAST The Greatest Handkerchief Sale of the Year Priday ^ Saturday We could not make this announcement too strong. The high quality of the handkerchiefs and the lowness of the prices fully war rant any praise we are able to give. We have been fortunate in se curing the overstock of several leading manufacturers, securing in every case enormous price concessions, and we offer these purchases Friday and Saturday at less than half regular retail prices Hand kerchiefs for men, women and childaen are included in this mammoth collection, thousands of them, in all styles, sizes and qualities, with out any doubt the biggest assortment and the most remarkable values we have ever offered at this season of the year. Ladies' White Swan Hem-Stitched Handkerchiefs, real 5 cent hand kerchiefs, this sale, a dozen.............. Ladies' Embroidered Scalloped and Ilem-Stitclied Embroid ered Handkerchiefs, regular price from 18c to 25c each. Sale price Ladies' All-Linen Hem-Stitched Handkerchiefs. You have paid 10c many times for the same handkerchief. Sale price............ Ladies' Fine Embroidered Hand kerchiefs, most exquisite pat terns. 25c and 35c 18c goods. Sale price Ladies' Embroidered Hemstitch ed Handkerchiefs, in medium and sheer cloth. Hundreds of patterns. Actual value, 35c to 50c each. Sale price........ Men's All-Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, in all size hems, actual value 25c each, now just half the regular 1 price. Each..... m Mm o w Men's special plain white Hem stitched Handkerchiefs, in all size hems. Regular 10c each. Sale price. Clothing for Less Than Cost to Manufacturer While searching through the eastern markets we found a large retail clothier that had failed. We bought his stock at 38 and 50 cents on the dollar, so we are in a position just now to make any price on clothing we are a mind to. $15 and $18 Suits,-$10 These suits were made by Henry Guiersopher, of Cin cinnati, one of America's Best Makers. 50 Men's Suits, mostly fancy worsted, in very neat stripes and checks, for stout, slim and regular cuts. As long as they last, G* r each - . . . 1 C/ Young Men's $7.50 and $10 Suits, now 35 Young Men's Suits, ages 14 to 19, worsteds, cheviots, at Boys' $5 and $6 Suits, - $2.90 24 Blue Serge Suits, in both double and OO single-breasted, a snap at - - v/ Lace Curtains Galore We bought from one of the largest manufacturers several thousand curtains (not pairs), all of their sec onds, as they call them, the run of the mill, but the imperfections or soil on them is so slight that it is hard to notice. Our part of this purchase was 500 curtains. We have divided them in three lots. Lot i 40c, 50c, 75cLace Curtains, - wvt This lot contains 90 curtains (not pairs), and they are all well worth up to 75c each. As long as they last, each.............. 48c Lot 2 75c, $1, $1.25 Lace Curtains, This lot has 110 curtains (not pairs), and there are some very choice patterns among them. Not a curtain in the lot worth less than 75c, and many worth $1.25. - This sale...... Lot 3 $1.25, $1.50, $2.00 Lace Curtains, as long as they last............... 73c This is the lot that is sure to please all the ladies, they are all the very newest patterns, and never before were such beautiful designs brought out in lace curtains. Most every curtain is worth $1.50. As long as they last...................... $1, $1.25, $1.50 Kid Gloves 63c We have just purchased from one of the large glove importers their samples of Ladies' Kid Gloves, at a very low figure. Our portion of these was 120 pairs. They are mostly from the French manufactur ers, which insures their wear. Almost any shade can be matched in this lot. Sizes from 5 to 8, and a few pairs of children's. Commencing Friday and Saturday, and as long as they last See the New Ideas in Tailored and Street Hats ----------- We Have on Sale Now .. ......... === Watch for Our Millinery Opening. It Will Be in ~ -Plenty of Time - TiF^Llnuu/ FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 25c and 35c silk ties, 13c; 50c and 65c silk ties, 2£5C. 18 doz. men's ties, made from pure silk, lOr* JT T tV 0W in four-in-hand, Shield Tecks, Band Tecks, String Ties. Large variety. Friday and Saturday l*5C vt ^3C The Golden Rule NEW GOODS Arriving In All DEPARTMENTS TELEPHONE 86 Compare Our Prices tfith All Competitors and Catalogue Houses FOOTHILLS OF THE JUDITHS First-class Agricultural Lands, Pros perous Farms and Ranches in the Vicinity. THE DISTRICT EXTREMELY FERTILE The Lands Toward the Judith River Are Among the Richest in This Part of the State. To the north and east of Lewis town toward the Judith mountains, is situated some of the best farming and grazing land in Fergus county. From the Black Butte on the east to the foothills of the North Mocassins the rich alluvial soil is especially adapted for the successful raising of crops. The small mountain streams insure a water supply in the foothills while the valleys of Warm Spring and Boyd creek are amply supplied with water for all purposes of irrigatiou. A failure of crops in this vicinity is seldom reported, while ranchers and farmers are prospering. Some of the most fertile farms in the state are lo cated on Boyd creek and while in the more arid sections irrigation is nec essary to the raising of crops, the bottom lands are deep and will fur nish good growth with but scant irri gation. The benchlands raise a tirst class crop of wild grass, while consid erable hay is cut in the coulees and draws in the foothills of the moun tains. In Ruby gulch the raising of crops is a sinecure and while of course the land has to be thoroughly farmed to bring the best results, yet with what primitive farming lias been ac complished, some first classcrops have been harvested. Elderado gulch is a good example of what can be done with but little work. A small amount of clearing has been done by the owners of the gulch with the result that a magnifi cent crop of hay is harvested each season without any irrigation what ever and a small amount of attention. The Kelley ranch on Boyd creek has been well cultivated and there the re sult of what can be done by reason able cultivation is well demonstrated. From forty to fifty-five bushels of oats have been raised to the acre on this property and the hay harvest is a heavy one. Small wild fruits are plentiful in the creek bottoms and garden truck of all varities can be raised with success. In every little clearing in the moun tains, grain and garden truck is suc cessfully raised, while in the more re mote sections where the grass has not been fed off too heavily, a magnificent growth of grass is attained. Before the overstocking of the ranges this entire district was covered knee deep with a heavy growth of wild hay in the late fall and both horses and cattle wintered easily without feed ing. Farming operations are now in progress throughout this entire vicin ity and if the present weather con tinues for two weeks longer much of the land will be seeded. The Warm Spring creek valley and surrounding lands are rapidly being placed under cultivation and some phenomenal crops have been raised throughout this district. Irrigation is easy from the upper waters of Warm Springs to the mouth of the Judith and it is safe to say that there never has been a complete failure of crops in that section. Alfalfa and timothy are very prolific crops and easily raised on tiie bottom lands while in many instances heavy crops of oats have been grown on the higher lands toward the bench. The lower stretches of the Warm Springs creek district are extremely fertile; watermelons, tomatoes, cante loupe and all garden truck are raised with considerable profit to the farmer. Small fruits grow in abund ance, the strawberry crop being es pecially good. At the present time arrangements are being made to col onize the property operated by Waite, Eliot & Peck and known as the Hou ston ranch. In the neighborhood of 27 families of Bohemian farmers from the overcrowded districts of Iowa, Nebraska and other thickly settled states, are expected to arrive this spring for that purpose. The move ment is under the direction of V. Pu lec. The property consists of 5,000 acres of excellent farming and grazing land situated on the Judith river. In the neighborhood of 10,000 bushels of grain were raised last season on 200 acres of land. The marketable vegetables and fruits raised by E. D. Barney on the adjoining ranch during last year netted him a profit of $4,095. This property of Mr. Barney's is one of the most thoroughly cultivated farms in Fergus county and thoroughly dem onstrates what can be accomplished in that section in the way of growing small fruits and vegetables. The Horse Shoe Bar property on upper Warm Spring creek was always notably one of the finest hay ranches in that district and since a consider able amount of ground has been put under cultivation, some very satisfac tory crops have been harvested. The entire bottom land to the mouth of Maiden Canyon is extremely fertile. Hay crops will average three to five tons to the acre, grain thirty-five to fifty bushels. In a few localities the bench lands are cultivated with con siderable success and the acreage of cultivated land is being greatly in creased with the passing of each year. There is a plentiful supply of wood, water and coal within easy reach of any portion of this district and even on the higher lands water is easily ob tained by sinking. Do you intend to build? Are you contemplating repairs this year? If so call on George S. Wells for plans specifications and guaranteed esti mates. 3-14-12ts. The Baffled Book Agent. Oh ! A book agent, subtle, was sweet Mrs. Brown, Who, to double her income, just can vassed our town, And, with arts and soft phrases, she won great renown And made money enough to get her a new gown. But blind fate had a trial for sweet Mrs. Brown, For the man who sold hardware met her with a frown, But the scowl was quite lost on dear, sweet Mrs. Brown, Who had pluck and a spirit that noth ing could down. She had thought he was young, but now saw he was old, Yet resolved to make something by flattery bold. "All your neighbors have told of the learned Mr. Cole," She began, with a glance meant to soften his soul, "And said you would be sure to buy books as abstruse As these works I now offer for you to peruse." Then the man who sold hardware smoothed out his dark frown And said: "My dear madam, I am known in this town As 'Old Cole.' 'Mister' Cole will buy books, without doubt, If you come when lie's in, but, just now, lie's out. You refer, I presume, to my eldest son, Mike, "Who, I'm sorry to tell you, is off on his bike." Then old Cole "stood the drinks" to the boys of the town, As lie told how he 'did' the fair book agent Brown. M. D. Gaines. Notice. Any and all persons are hereby no tified to remove all their improve ments from the ill of the sel of sec 33, tp 13 n, r 15 e, which is a portion of my homestead, within 30 days or for feit same. A. T. Goodspeed. First publication Feb. 28—4t Advertised Letters. Postottlce, Lewistown, Mon., March 13, 1905. A Avey, Mrs. Martha C Canonica, J. D Decker, Mrs. Maggie Davis. R. E. G Geisser, Fred II Howell, Mrs. Grace Hill, Thomas L Lindsey, S P Lane, H. G. M Midcap, Walter Moore, James P. Murphy, C. P. McDewight, Mrs. McDonald, D. W. Merlo, Cesare S Smith, Wesley W. S her veil, Tom Smithers, Geo. Smith, Babe Shadwell, William W Warner, John Poach and Judy Came From China. Punch and Judy dates back to about 1.000 years before Christ. When the Emperor Mu of the Chou dynasty was making a tour through the empire a skilled mechanic named Yen Shih was brought into his presence to entertain him and the ladies of his court. Yen Shih had some automatic figures which not only were capable of dancing, but of accompanying their movements with song. During the performance the puppets cast such significant glances toward the ladies that the emperor became angry and ordered the execution of the orig inator of the play. The mechanic rip ped open the puppets and proved to his astonished majesty' that they were ar tificial. Instead of being executed Yen Shih was allowed to repeat the per formance, which corresponds to Punch and Judy in England and America.— Cincinnati Enquirer. The American Accent. There is no such thing as the "Amer ica accent" except in a few words such as "advertisement," wherein America is superior as to pronunciation and prac tice. Nor does the American born man "talk through his nose." The real dif ference that we all notice is a differ ence in the general pitch of voice. The American voice is pitched in a slightly higher key than the English, and here you may find the reason why the American assimilates French so easily. Put roughly, the case is this: The Frenchman talks from his palate, the American from the top of his throat, the Englishman from his chest and the German from his diaphragm—London Chronicle. First of the Lur Men. During the civil war a captain of a company which had sixty men in Its ranks, none of whom was as energetic as the officer thought he should be, hit upon a plan which he believed would cure the men's habits of lazi ness. One morning after roll call the captain, addressing his command, said: "I have a nice, easy job for the lazi est man in the company. Will the laziest man step to the front?" Instantly fifty-nine men each took a step forward. "Why didn't you step to the front?" inquired the commander of the one man who did not come. "I was too lazy," replied the soldier. —Philadelphia Ledger. Chance For a Bargain. Wife—Henry, dear! Husband—Well? Wife—I want to make a bargain with you. If you will let me have £2 this afternoon I will let you do £3 worth of grumbling about my extravagance. —London Tit-Bits. Hereditary. Mrs. Maguire—'Tis Mary Ann O'Reil ly thot's th' foine planny player intoire ly! Mrs. Clancy—Shure, an' no won dher! Isn't her Uncle Barney a pianny mover?—Judge. "The reason," said Uncle Thomas, "that some stupid men get along bet ter than some smart ones is that they don't keep talkin' all the time and tnnkin' enemies."