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Over Fourteen Thousand for the
Lewistown District.
Miss Orpha Noble, county super
intendent of schools, has completed
the apportionment of the money rais
ed by taxation for the schools of Fer
gus county. The total sum distribut
ed Amounts to $44,352.90. Her re
port shows 3,209 school children in
the county of which there are 1,010
in district No. 1 which includes this
city. Naturally, this district gets the
largest sum of all the districts of the
county, with the Kendall district
second.
Following are the sums apportioned
to each district.
No. 1, Lewistown, $14,443.00; 1,010.
No. 2, Old Philbrook, $185.90; 13. No.
3, Maiden, $114.40; 8. No. 4, Cotton
wood, $214.50; 15. No. 5, Maginnis,
$1,687.40; 118. No. 6, Garneill, $829.41;
58. No. 7, Pine Grove, $243.10; 17.
No. 8, Middle Beaver creek, $357.50;
25. No. 9, Utica, $1,101.10; 77. No.
10, Trout Creek, $486.20 ; 34. No. 11,
Warm Spring, $586.30; 41. No. 12,
Stanford, $1,086.70; 69. No. 13, Lower
Ross' Fork, $743, 60; 52. No. 14,
Lower Spring creek, $457.60; 32. No.
15, Deerfield, $486.20; 34. No. 16,
Fullerton, $286.00 ; 20. No. 17, High
field, $200.20; 14. No. 18, Upper
Cottonwood, $286.00; 20. No. 19,
Upper Beaver Creek, $171.60; 12. No.
20, Pleasant Valley, $486.20 ; 34. No.
21, Forest Grove, $614.90; 43. No. 22,
Upper Rock Creek, $386.10; 27. No.
23, Musselshell, $400.40 ; 28. No. 24,
Gilt Edge, $1,344.20; 94. No. 25, Long,
$128.70; 9. No. 26, Weede, $185.90;
13. No. 27, Grass Range, $457.60; 32.
No. 28, Nave, $286.00 ; 20. No. 29,
Wilder, $672.10 ; 47. No. 30, Elso,
$228.80; 16. No. 31, Lower Beaver
Creek, $443.30; 31. No. 32, Whelan,
$271.70; 19. No. 33, Lower Rock
Creek, $743.60 ; 52. No. 34, Upper
Wolf Creek, $157.30; 11. No. 35,
Middle Fork Beaver Creek, $243.10;
17. No. 36, Knerrville, $42.90 ; 3. No.
37, Kendall, $3,546.40; 248. No. 38.
Willow Creek, $346.10; 27. No. 39,
Button Butte, $214.50; 15. No. 40,
Lower Cottonwood, $414.70; 29. No.
41, Lavina, $328.60; 23. No. 42,
Pleasant View, $243.10; 17. No. 43,
Upper Ross' Fork, $386.10; 27. No.
44, Moore, $1,315.60; 92. No. 45,
Straw, $529.10 ; 37. No. 46, High
Divide, $371.80; 26. No. 47, New
Year, $271.70; 19. No. 48, Bear Paw,
$457.50; 32. No. 49, Finkbeiner, $729.
30; 51. No. 50, Michelson, $300.30;
21. No. 51, Backus, $300.30; 21. No.
52, Motheral, $471.90; 33. No. 53,
Greene, $300.30; 21. No. 54, Poverty
Flat, $328.90; 23. No. 55, Roundup,
$1,687.40; 118. No. 56, Easton, $572.00;
40. No. 57, Parcher, $440.40 ; 28. No.
58, Patterson, $200.20; 14. No. 59,
Twiss, $343.20 ; 24. No. 60, Upper Cot
tonwood, $343.20; 24. No. 61, Forest
Grove, $171.60; 12. No. 62, Windham,
$429.00 ; 30.
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R. G MILLER.
103 Clark Building
BUTTE. : : : : MONTANA
Notice.
The copyright for Goodspeed's map
of Fergus county is held through as
signment by the Fergus County
Democrat and duly filed with tin
Register of Copyrights at Washing
ton. All persons are warned not
reproduce this map, either by prim
ing, photographing or any other pro
cess. Fergus County Democrat.
Legal Notices.
Notice to Creditors,
^ Estate of Ada E. Edson, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given by the under
signed, executrix of the last will and
testament of Ada E. Edson, deceased,
to the creditors of, and all persons
having claims against the said de
ceased, to exhibit them with the nec
esary vouchers, within four months
after the first publication of this no
tice, to the said executrix, personally,
or at the office of Edgar G. Worden,
First National Bank block, Lewis
town, Montana, the same being the
place for the transaction of the busi
ness of the said estate in the County
of Fergus.
Dated at Lewistown, Montana, De
cember 4, 1908.
GERTRUDE ALLEN,
Executrix of the Last Will and Testa
ment of Ada E. Edson, Deceased.
Edgar G. Worden, Attorney for Es
tate*
First publication Dec. 4-5t
Contest Notice.
Department of the Interior, United
States Land Office, Lewistown, Mon
tana, December 4. -1908.
A sufficient contest affidavit having
been filed in this office by
GEORGE FINKBEINER,
contestant, against Desert Land
Entry No. 3349, made November 6.
1907, for lot 4, sw 1-4 se 1-4, se 1-4
sw 1-4, Sec. 7, nw 1-4 ne 1-4, Sec. 18,
Tp. 14 n., R. 25 e., Montana Meridian,
by John Sundsvold, contestee, in
which it is alleged that said John
Sundsvold fraudulently made first and
second annual proofs on said land,
wherein he shows an expenditure of
$2.00 per acre in improvements made
by him; that the land is not desert
in character; that it was taken up
for other parties.
Said parties are hereby notified to
appear, respond and offer evidence
touching said allegation at 10 o'clock
a. m„ on January 14, 1909, before the
Register and Receiver at the United
States land office in Lewistown, Mon
tana.
The said contestant having, in a
proper affidavit, filed December 4,
1908, set forth facts which show that
after due diligence personal service
of this notice can not be made, it is
hereby ordered and directed that such
notice be given by due and proper
publication.
First publication Dec. 8-4t
Contest Notice.
Department of the Interior, United
States Land Office, Lewistown, Mon
tana, November 18, 1908.
A sufficient contest affidavit having
been filed in this office by
JOHN H. HENRY,
contestant, against Homestead Entry
No. 5029, made April 18, 1908, for
s 1-2 se 1-4, s 1-2 sw 1-4, Tp. 16 n.,
R. 25 e., Montana Meridian, by
Charles W. Futz, contestee, in which
it is alleged that Charles W. Futz
has never resided upon, cultivated or
improved said land, and has wholly
abandoned said land 1 for over six
months last past.
Said parties are hereby notified to
appear, respond and offer evidence
touching said allegation at 10 o'clock
a. m., on January 6, 1909, before the
Register and Receiver at the United
States Land Office in Lewistown,
Montana.
The said contestant having, in a
proper affidavit, filed November 18,
1908, set forth facts which show that
after due diligence personal service of
this notice can not be made, it is here
by ordered and directed that such no
tice be given by due and proper publi
cation.
Edward Brassey, attorney for con
testant.
C. E. McKOIN, Register.
First pubication Dec. 1-St
Notice to Creditors.
Estate of Nora Kelleher, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given by the under
signed, Leon A. Kelleher, Adminis
trator of the Estate of Nora Kelleher.
Deceased, to the creditors of, and all
persons having claims against the
said Deceased, to exhibit them with
the necessary vouchers, within fout
months after the first publication of
this notice, to the said Administrator
at his resdence at Stanford, Montana,
or to Blackford & Blackford, his at
torneys, at their law office in Lew r -
istown, in the County of Fergus.
Dated at Lewistown, Montana, De
cember 16. 1908.
LEON A. KELLEHER,
Administrator of the Estate of Nora
Kelleher, Deceased.
First publication Dec. 22-4t
Alias Summons.
In the District Court of the Tenth
Judicial District of the State of
Montana, in and for the County of
Fergus.
The First State Bank of Kendall,
a Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Janies E.
Hopkins, Anna Backstrom Hopkins,
Martha A. Hopkins, Montana Hard
ware Company, a corporation, Citi
zens Electric Company, a corpora
tion, Empire Bank and Trust Com
pany, a corporation, and The First
National Bank of Lewistown, a cor
poration, and John O. Gilkerson, De
fendants.
The State of Montana Sends Greet
ing to the Above Named Defendants,
Tames E: Ilopkins and Martha A.
Hopkins:
You are herebv summoned to
answer the complaint in this action
which is tiled in the office of the Clerk
of this Court, a copy of which is here
with served upon you, and to tile your
answer and serve a copy thereof up
on the plaintiff's attorneys within
twenty days after the service of this
summons, exclusive of the dav of ser
vice ;and in case of your failure to
appear or answer, judgment will be
taken against you bv default, for the
relief demanded in the complaint.
The said action is brought to ob
tain a judgment and decree of this
Court for the foreclosure of one c;.
tain mortgage described in said com
plaint, and executed by the above
named defendants, James F. Hopkins
ami Anna Backstrom Ilopkins, to the
plaintiff, on or about the 12th day of
December, 1907, to secure the pay
ment of a certain promissory note of
said defendants to said plaintiff, dated
December 3rd, 1907, for the principal
sum of Forty-four hundred dollars,
payable one year after date at the
State Bank of Kendall, Kendall. Mon
tana, with interest thereon at the late
of twelve per cent, per annum after
maturity, that the premises described
in said mortgage may be sold and tile
proceeds applied to the payment of
said promissory note; and in case
such proceeds are not sufficient to
pay the same, then to obtain an exe
cution against said defendants for the
balance remaining due, and also that
the said defendants, or any persons
claiming by, through, or under them
or either of them, may be barred of
all right, title, claim, lien, equity of
redemption, and interest in and to
said mortgaged premises, and for oth
er and further relief, as will more
fully appear bv reference to the com
plaint on file in said action.
Witness my hand and the seal o,
said Court, this 18th day of Decem
ber, 1908.
(Seal of Court - ) TORN B. RITCH,
Clerk
Blackford it Blackford, Attorneys for
Plaintiff. Lewistown, Montana.
First publication Dec. 22-4t
Notice of Special Meeting of Stock
holders.
To the stockholders of the Fergus
Counity Hardware Company:
Pllease take notice that a special
meeting of the stockholders of the
Fergus County Hardware Company
will be held at the principal office or
said company, in Lewistown, Fergus
Counity, Montana, on Wednesday, the
30th day of December, A. D. 1908, at
8 o'clock p. m., for the purpose of
considering and acting upon the
proposition to increase the capital
stock of said corporation from Fifty
Thousand Dollars ($50,000) to Two
Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000)
and to create two or more kinds of
stock, of such classes, with such
designations, preferences and voting
powers or restrictions or qualifica
tions thereof as the stockholders may
at said meeting determine.
Dated this 12th day of November
1908.
By order of the Board of Directors.
PHIL A. CHASE,
Secretary of Fergus County Hard
ware Company.
First publication Nov. 17-6t
Notice of Shareholders' Meeting.
Notice is hereby given that the sec
ond annual meeting of the sharehold
ers of the Empire Bank and Trust
company, for the purpose of electing
a board of directors to serve the en
suing year and for the transaction of
such other business as may properly
come before the meeting, will be held
at the banking rooms of the Empire
Bank and Trust Company, on Tues
day, the twelfth day of January, A.
D. 1909, at seven o'clock p. m. John
L. Beebe, cashier. 12-8-4t
Notice to Creditors.
Estate of Willi am A. Peck, de
ceased: Notice is hereby given that
the undersigned, administrator of the
estate of William A. Peck, deceased,
to the creditors of, and all persons
having claims against, the said de
ceased, to exhibit them, with the ne
cessary vouchers, within four months
after the first publication of this no
tice, to the said administrator, or to
O. W. Belden, attorney at law, at his
office in the Bank of Fergus County
building, in Lewistown, Montana, the
same being the place for the transac
tion of the business of said estate, in
the county of Fergus.
Dated December 14, 1908.
L. C. WILSON,
Administer of the Estate of William
A. Peck, Deceased.
First pub. Dec. 15 4-t.
Alias Summons.
In the District Court of the Tenth
Judicial District of the State of
Montana, in and for the County of
Fergus.
Lottie M. Turnblade, Plaintiff, vs.
John A. Turnblade, Defendant.—Alias
Summons.
The State of Montana Sends Greet
ing to the Above Named Defend
ant.
You are hereby summoned to an
swer the complaint in this action
which is filed in the office of the Clerk
of this Court, a copy of which is here
with served upon vou. and to file
your answer and serve a copy there
of upon plaintiff's attorneys within
twenty days after the service of this
summons, exclusive of the day of
service; and in case of your failure
to appear or answer, judgment will
be taken against you by default, for
the relief demanded in the complaint.
Said action is brought to dissolve
the bonds of matrimon-- heretofore
and now existing between you and
plaintiff, on the grounds of non-sup
port. it being alleged that you have
failed to provide the common neces
saries of life for plaintiff and the issue
of said marriage for more than one
year last past, and for habitual intem
perance for more than one year last
past; also for the custody of the two
minor children, the issue of said mar
riage, to-wit, Charlie aged four years
and John aged five years: also for
alimony.
2 0 OVR PATRONS and FRIENDS
We extend to you heartiest wishes for
H2LA JJqppy Year^^
Jill AY Success attend all your efforts during the year 1909 and
J4IAY Prosperity and good fortune be yours for all time, oe at
And may you never forget that we are always ready to serve you.
Montana Hardware Gompanu.
THE HOME OF THE THREE D'S—DEERE, DEERING AND OAIN LINES.
Witness nty hand and the seal of
said Court, this 15th day of Decem
ber. 1908.
(Court Seal).
JOHN R RITCH, Clerk.
Bv J. N .WARREN, Deputy Clerk.
DeKalb & Mettler, Attorneys for
Plaintiff.
First pub. Dec. 15-4*
Alias Summons.
In the District Court of the Tenth
Judicial District of the State of
Montana, in and for the County of
Fergus.
Empire Bank and Trust Company (a
corporation), Plaintiff, vs. James E.
Hopkins, Defendant.—Alias Sum
mons.
The State of Montana Sends Greet
ing to the Above Named Defend
ant;
You are hereby summoned to an
swer the complaint in this action
which is filed in the office of the
Clerk of this Court, a capv of which
is herewith served upon you, and to
file your answer and serve a copy
thereof upon the plaintiff's attorneys
within twenty days after the service
of this Alias Summons exclusive of
the dav of service; and in case of
your failure to appear or answer,
judgment will be taken against you
by default, for the relief demanded in
the complaint.
The said action is brought to ob
tain a judgment in favor of plaintiff
and against tile defendant in the sum
of Seven Hundred sixteen and 70-100
Dollars with interest thereon and
reasonable attorney's fees, according
to the terms of two promissory
notes, one of which is for the princi
pal sum of $516.70, dated January 2,
1908, due May 2, 1908, with interest
thereon at ten per cent per annum
until paid, and the other of which is
for the principal sum of $200.00 dat
ed May 8, 1908, and payable on de
mand with interest from date at ten
per cent per annum until paid, said
notes provides for reasonable attor
ney's fees, and were made and deliv
ered by said defendant to the said
plaintiff, and for costs of suit.
Witness my hand and the seal of
said Court, this 14th day of Decem
ber, 1908
JOHN B. RITCH, Clerk.
Bv T. N WARREN. Depute Clerk.
(Seal.)
Blackford & Blackford, Attorneys for
Plaintiff.
Pint pub. Dee. 15 4-t.
Notice of Sale of Bonds.
Notice is hereby given that the
Trustees of School District No. 8 of
Fergus County, Montana, will, on
Saturday, the 16th day of January,
A. D. 1909, at the hour of two o'clock
P. M., on the said day, at the old
school house on Beaver Creek in said
district, Fergus County, Montana, re
ceive sealed proposals for the sale
of one interest bearing Coupon Bond
of said district in the amount of
$1300.00; the said bond to bear inter
est not to exceed six per cent per
annum, interest payable annually on
the first day of July of each year;
said bond to be payable in seven years
and redeemable in five years from
date, and to be issued for the purpose
of purchasing a school lot and build
ing a school house thereon, and fur
nishing the same; said bond to be
dated February first, 1909, interest
and principal payable in gold coin
of the United States
The said School Board reserves
the right to reject anv and all propos
als. No proposals will be received
for less than par, and all proposals,
other than such as are submitted by
the State Board of Land Commis
sioners of the State of Montana, on
behalf of said State of Mantana,
must be accompanied by a certified
check of at least five per cent of the
amount of the said bond said check
made payabe to Geo. W. Flook,
Clerk. Proposals must be addressed
to Geo. W. Flook. Clerk. T.ewistown.
Montana, and marked "Proposals for
Bond."
Bv order of the Ronrd of School
Trustees of District No. 8 of Fergus
County. Montana.
C L. SAYLOR. Chairman
Attest: GF.O W LT.OOK. Clerk
First pub D n r. 15 4-t.
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