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Fergus County Democrat. (Lewistown, Mont.) 1904-1919, November 09, 1909, Image 8

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GE1TING BEADY
FOR OLD SANTA
(Continued from p.ige 1.)
power plant on Warm Spring creek.
Joe Montgomery returned from
Camp Sunnybrook o« Thursday.
E. P. Durnen, who has been quite
sick with stomach trouble, is much
improved, and is on the road to "well
ville."
W. G. Norman was a business vis
itor at the county scat on Friday.
Miss Edna Chatten has returned
from her ranch and is once more pre
sidin gover the dining room at the
Kendall Boarding House,
Joe Gelil and William Gilliam left
for their homes in Gilt Edge Mon
day. Both gentlemen have been em
ployed at the Barnes-King for some
months.
A committee from North Moccasin
Miners' Union No. Ill, met with the
school teachers at the Shaules Hotel
on Monday evening, to discuss plans
and arrangements for the annual
Christmas tree and entertainment. It
was decided that the school children
should furnish the program for the
entertainment and the union provide
the tree, as they did last year when,
it will be remembered, the school and
Miners' Union gave a similar enter
tainment. The affair was a grand
success and having an earlier start to
prepare for the festive holiday oc
casion, the entertainment will surely
equal, if not surpass, the one given
last year.
The Kendall Athletic Club is prov
ing a most successful venture, and
the members have organized three
basket ball teams, which are known
as the Kendall, Barnes-King and
Town teams. Several nights each
week some of the members meet at
the Eisner hall for practice, and the
past week has witnessed two highly
interesting games, and on both oc
casions the Kendall team won handily.
On Wednesday evening the score
stood 15 to 11. Messrs. Coolidge,
Manwaring, Ottman, Durnen and
Ycrian played on the Kendall team
and Messrs. Huber, Bullard, Murphy,
Martin and Tierney on the Barnes
King. On Saturday evening another
game was played between the Ken
dall team and a team made up of
members of both the Barnes-King
and Town teams, who were present.
The Kendall line-up was the same as
GRAND
OPERA
HOUSE
WED. EVE
N ov em ber
—by the—
Haller Orchestra
T. P. Haller ...........pianist
J. M. Kenny ..........violinist
Otto Wilson .............flute
Josepfh Snyder .........cornet
J M. Hosh .........violoncello
Miss Ruth Waite......soprano
Mrs. E. A. Long......soprano
and others.
The most attractive program
ever offered In this city by local
talent.
on Wednesday, while the players on
the mixed team were Will Durnen,
Gene Tierney, A. R. Thompson, Cleve
Durnen and Bud McDonald. The'
score was decidedly one-sided and,
will not be mentioned. All three.
teams have ordered suits. The Town
team will be gorgeous in maroon and
white and the Barnes-King team will
be glad in the color emblematic of;
purity, white and blue, while the
Kendtll will be resplendent in royal|
blue and gold. A schedule for the
at an
winter games will be made
early date.
Rev. R. W. Edwards, of Great
Falls, who is the Presbyterian pastor
and evangelist to fill temporary
vacancies, preached in Kendall Sun
day night to a good-sized congrega
tion. Rev. Edwards announced that
Albert Pfaus, the postmaster of Lew
istown, will fill the pulpit next Sun
day.
The Midland Jubilee Singers, from
Des Moines, Iowa, appeared at the
Jones Opera House on Monday eve
ning and rendered a fine program.
The house was crowded with a large
and appreciative audience and every
number was enthusiastically received.
This talented company sing the old
southcrnmelodics, comprising the old
plantation and camp meeting songs,
so dear to every southern heart, and
naturally make a hit wherever theyj
Tlinv filer, ennn a
stuff" that was favorably received.
This company is one of the best that
lias visited Kendall.
(Received too late for last week.)
Kendall, Mont., Nov. 1.—The largest
deal in real estate in this section that
has been put through was closed by
Montgomery & Johnson early last
week, when they sold the ranch of
James Awberry to Joseph Brath, of
Cottonwood, Idaho. This property
comprises 800 acres, of which 200
acres are under cultivation. This
ranch is one of the best in this vicinity
and is situated about four miles north
of Kendall. The consideration was
$10,000. Mr. Awberry retains pos
session until March 1. The farm im
plements, stock and crops are not in
cluded in the sale.
Pete Morris has resigned his posi
tion as foreman of the Barnes-King
mine, and on Wednesday T. W.
Ileatherly, of Butte, assumed charge
of this famous property. Mr. Heath
erly was mine foreman under Supt.
George McGee when the latter had
charge of the Butte Copper Explora
tion Co., and is an experiened min
ing man.
Joseph Amber, the erstwhile Ken
dall tailor, is confined in the county
stronghold on a charge of insanity.
Amber has resided in Kendall for
more than five years, and has always
been the joke of the town on account
of his pecularities and his eccentric
notions. His latest delusion is that
he can obtain judgment against M.
Clausen for having thrown some dirt
in his eyes. He is, however, harm
less.
The Kendall Athletic Club which
has been undergoing the period of
organization, is at last on a financial
and practical basis. Basket ball will
be the main game this winter and sev
eral teams are practicing enthusias
tically every evening at the Eisner
hall.
A petition to the United States dis
trict judge was cirulated last week,
and signed by pratically every citizen
of Kendall, to have a land office es
tablished in Kendall, with Judge J. E.
Wasson as land commissioner. The
crying need of such an office in
Kendal is self-evident and it is sin
cerely hoped the powers that be will
act favorably upon this petition.
Johnson & Montgomery, the hustl
ing real estate agents of Kendall, have
established a camp on the Fullerton
road, known as Camp Sunnybrook, so
that they will have a place to put up
on their long trips through the coun
try with homesteaders.
Henry Daniels, Hugh Stevens and
Pete McLear left on Thursday for
the Little Rockies where Mr. Stevens
lias accepted a position as foreman
of the August mine at Landusky. Mr.
Stevens is an experienced mining man
and before his return to Kendall had
charge of some large silver properties
at Cobalt, Ontario. A host of friends
wish Mr. Stevens every good thing
in his new home. Mr. Daniels will
be gone about a week.
Word has been received in Kendall
of the marriage of William A. Shaules
in San Diego, Calif. Further partic
ulars are awaited with interest for
"Billy," as he is familiarly known, has
friends without number in this coun
ty.
Bob Mungall once more buckled in
to the harness when he went to work
at the Barnes-King in his old position
as shift boss. Mr. Mungal has com
pletely recovered from the accident
last June and is just as good as new.
James Awberry was in Lewistown
Saturday on land business.
Ed G. Manwaring went to Lewis
town Friday to have his eyes fitted.
Mike Clary left for Gilt Edge last
week where he expects to spend the
next two months.
John Rominger arrived from Den
ver last week and has accepted a posi
tion with James Stafford.
W. B. Ross, of Butte, was in town
Saturday with a fine line of candy
from the Casey Cand"- Co., of Butte.
Ben V. Enger returned Sunday eve
ning from Great Falls where he has
spent the past week.
Mrs. Walter D. Olney, who has
spent the past two weeks in Lewis
town, returned to Kendall Sunday
evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Adams arrived
from Utica last Sunday and Mr.
Adams has accepted a position as
driver for the Hamilton Stage Co.
Mrs. Lottie M. Conyngham re
turned from her raneh near Wind
ham on Tuesday evening. Mrs.
Conyngham turned carpenter while
she was gone and assisted in building
the house on her homestead.
Ed Knowles, who formerly resided
in Kendall, was out from Lewistown
on Monday.
Lee Hilliard transacted business at
the county seat last week.
Miss Edna Chatten rode in from
her ranch on the Judith river. Mis 3
Chatten and her sister have erected
j their own houses on their ranches,
j and have about completed them.
j Charlie Knowles, who is with the
P. M. roundup, was in town early
last week.
A1 Hendrickson arrived from Gilt
, Edge Thursday.
j Charles Cellars, who has been as
sisting with the work in the office of
the Fergus County Hardware in Lew
istown, resumed his duties in thd
Kendall branch of that firm on Mon-j
day.
Miss Elma Henderson has spent the
past week in Kendall, visiting at the!
home of her brother, R. L. Henderson.
"Billy" Tierney and Andy Smith
visitod the Cumberland
mine near
Maiden Tuesday.
Finley Yerian left on Wednesday
for Butte whither he was called by
the serious illness of his brother in
that city. He returned Sunday eve
ning.
Dan McDonald visited his wife in
Lewistown several days last week.
Judge Kelly spent several days last
week on his ranch near Kendall.
Mr. and Mrs. Eaton McLean and
family drove over to the Hampson
ranch, near Fort Maginnis, Wednes
day, to spend a few days with Mrs.
McLean's mother, Mrs. E. F. Hamp
son. They returned on Saturday.
George Wundcrlin was a passenger
to Lewistown on Saturday mornings
efnrr/.
Bryan Bradley was a Lewistown
visitor on Friday.
J. Frank Sage, who is ranching
near Lewistown, and Pete Peterson,
of North Dakota, visited Kendall'
Sunday and went through the Ken
dall mill. They were the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Eaton McLean on Sun
day evening.
Jesse Samples was in town from
the Samples & Savile ranch, at
Samples Crossing, Thursday.
Mrs. Joseph Mangers left on Mon
day's stage for Miles City where .she
will visit her parents for several
months.
Mr. and Mrs. Fank Roy are the
proud parents of a fine baby boy, who
was born last Monday.
Clyde Winegar returned to Ken
dall Wednesday, after an absence of
about three months, and expects to
remain here through the winter
months.
Glenn Morton rode out in the Dog
Creek country Sunday to look up a
piece of land.
Harland Ottman spent Sunday at
his ranch northeast of Kendall.
Miss Maude Powers, who lias
spent the past week at her ranch on
Warm Spring creek, returned to Lew
istown Friday.
Earl Ryan, who is building a house
on his homestead, "blew in" Monday
for supplies. He returned on Tues
day, accompanied by Charles Craw
ford, who will assist the Ryan broth
ers in building their houses.
John Montgomery was in town
Thursday and said that the threshers
are hard at work in his section, and
that they would commence on the
Parker-Montgomery crops Friday.
Rev. George Edwards returned to
Lewistown on Monday morning.
Murray Deaton, the foreman of the
P. N. outfit, and Jim Connely, were
in town Friday.
Miss Inga Holmboe returned to
her home in Lewistown on Saturday
morning.
P. F. Scott went to Lewistown on
business Saturday.
Mrs. C. C. Whipple was in Lewis
town Monday to attend the funeral
of her father, J. B. Pichette.
Mrs. John Brinkman visited rela
tives in Billings last week and re
turned on Friday.
John R. Cook was unfortunate
enough to step o n a rusty nail and
was laid up for several days last
week in Lewistown.
Mrs. Carrie Hogeland spent
week end in Lewistown.
the
TREES SELECTED BY
PROPERTY OWNERS
INTERESTING MEETING HELD
AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY
SATURDAY.
In accordance with the announce
ment by the city council, the property
owners residing in Boulevarding Dis
trict No. 1 met at the Carnegie
library last Saturday evening and se
lected the trees which shall be plant
ed in the district. The county was
represented by Commissioners Peter
sen and Parrent, the city by Council
men Baker, Stuart, City Clerk Imis
lund, City Attorney Blackford and
Engineer Wasmansdorff, and the
property owners t)y David Hilger
and Mesdames Charles Lehman, Al
bert Pfaus and Harry Brown.
David Hilger presided as chairman
and invited a free and full discussion
of the question before the meeting.
After talking over the matter, it was
decided to plant elm on the outside
of the walks and black ash on the
inside. Both are known to be good,
hardy trees and both are of fairly
rapid growth.
The matter of grading on the court
house square came in for some dis
cussion, many of the property own
ers in the district being dissatisfied
with the present arrangement. Just
what will ultimately be done is a
matter of conjecture.
Build Up This Country.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul Railway is interested in the de
velopment and settlement of this
country and, in the work of attract
ing immigration, needs the active as
sistance of settlers already located
here.^
This section of the country needs
more farmers, dairymen and stock
men. The new towns need more
men. The new towns need more mer
'chants, business men and professional
men. There are opportunities for
all.
Nothing appeals so strongly to a
prospective settler in a new country
as a letter from an actual residnet
giving details as to the crops raised,
the yields, the prices, the climate, the
cost of getting a start, the water and
fuel supply, and other information.
You have a splendid country. The
soil is fertile, the climate good and
the chances for getting a start are
much better here than they are in the
thickly settled portions of the west.
You can help build up this coun
try. If you have friends in the east
try to interest them in locating
here. I would like to have you write
me about your personal experience
since you located here. Geo. B.
Baynes, Immigration Agent, C. M
& St. P. Ry., 348 Marquette Building,
Chicago. ll-9-4t
IS PERFECT FENCING MATERIAL
Species of Cacti Form Hedges Prac
tically Impenetrable.
The hedges which we ordinarily sec
bordering country estates are plan re;,
for their ornamental and beautify m
effect, and not as a substitute for lim
ing tnaterial, but in the extreme south
western part of the United State;
there are many hedges which serve
primarily this latter purpose. Various
species of cacti, such as the prieklj
pear, are used by ranchmen to inclose
cattle ranges in those arid regions,
and these hedges are practically im
penetrable. Wild animals are thus
effectually prevented from attacking
the herds and flocks, and a supply oi
fodder may always be obtained bj
burning off the spines from the tendei
young shoots of the cactus.
Remains of hedges 15 feet in height
are to he seen near the locations oi
the old missions in southern Califor
nia, where they once served as forti
fications to protect the little settle
ments. Instead of fences the Mexicans
use what is known as the organ cac
tus. When stakes of this plant are set
In the earth they readily take root,
and soon present a formidable harries
of thorns.—Harper's Weekly.
Alias Summons.
In the District Court of the Tenth
Judicial District of the State of
Montana, in and for the County of
Fergus.
Ethel Ross Folwell, Plaintiff, versus
George VV. Folwell, Defendant.—Alias
Summons.
The State of Montana Sends Greet
ing to the Above Named Defendant.
You are hereby summoned to
answer the complaint 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 the plaintiff's Attorney
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 matrimony now and
heretofore existing between this plain
tiff and this defendant, on the
grounds of extreme cruelty and non
support, to which reference is hereby
made to the complaint on file in
said action.
Witness my hand and the seal of
said court, this 9th day of November,
1909.
(Court Seal) JOHN B. RITCH,
Clerk.
W. C. Husband, Attorney for Plain
tiff.
First publication Nov. 9-5t
It takes little coaxing to get even the
most timid child to submit to tooth
extraction in my office, because I
have the reputation for positively
painless work, especially in the care
of children. I do all kinds of dental
work _in_ a professional and thorough
ly artistic manner and guarantee every
process to be perfect. Cleaning, fill
ing, plates, crown and bridge work
for young and old.
Dr. E. A. Long,
DENTIST.
WM. JENKIINS
BARBER
All barbers employed are
First Class Workmen. Ilot
and Cold Baths in connec
tion........................
Main St.
Lewistown, Mont
FARM LOANS.
Money always on hand for
long time loans on Improved
farms in Judith Basin. Terms
reasonable.
tf. Brassey fi- Stack.
Enthuses Over West
I New York, Nov. 7.—Clarence H.
Mackay, president of the Postal Tele
; graph company, who recently returned
to New York, is enthusiastic over the
i business outlook of the west.
"The people out there," he said,
■ "are watching the horizon for a re
turn of prosperity; it already has ar
| rived."
I This belief of Mr. Mackay was
based, he said, on observations made
by him during an 8.000-mile trip of
inspection of his company's property.
DONT PftCW FORYOUR BIO OAME HU NTINO
^fclmiOyBU hay s—n ouF
AUTLQADINu RIFLES
The above cut represents a .35 Remington Automatic rifle, which is
on exhibit in our show window. This rifle is to be given away free to
the person holding the lucky number on December 1, 1909, on the fol
lowing conditions:
For every dollar's worth of goods purchased i n our store for cash, the
purchaser will be entitled to one guess at the number of cartridges
and shells in a quart fruit jar on exhibit with the gun. Not a single
person in our empoye, including the manager, knows the number of
shells and cartridges in this jar. Same will be counted on December 1st
and the person guessing the near st to the number, will be given the
gun free.
Be sure and ask an opportunity to guess when buying, otherwise you
lose an opportunity of getting one of the latest and finest guns on the
market. Everybody treated alike and entitled to a guess that buys one
dollar's worth or one hundred dollars' worth for cash or as many guesses
as you pay in dollars to us. In event there are two or more guesses
entitled to the gun, the parties holding these numbers will have to set
tle who gets the gun between themselves.
Judith Hardware Company
"The Home of All People Who Think"
Bell Teleph one No. 212
Mutual Telephone No. 40
arm juoans
— WE HAVE -
One Million Doll
ars
to loan on farms in The Judith Basin for three or
five years time at rates and terms which are very
reasonable. We handle only private funds
and money can he had the same day
applied for.
If you contemplate borrowing money, call upon or write
us before making your loan as we can give you
satisfactory and prompt service.
The Jud ith Basin Land Securities Co.
Offices in Masonic Temple, : : : : Lewistown, M[ont.
ELWELL KITCHEN CABINET
WejhayoJusMgceived a new shipment
of the famous ELWELL KITCHE N
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tests^heirjjogula^
public,__
we
I^jnad^jLash^Uiroug^iout^i^hgna
tural finish of the wood. Perfectl y
sanitar^r^verj^resj>ect^^^j)lacefor
everjrthin^^nd^verjjthin^rHts^plac^
Your critical inspection is invited.
LEWISTOWN FURNITURECO
"If You Don't Buy of Us We Both Lose Money."
I "Eastern people who do not go
west,'" sad Mr. Mackay, "have no
, coprehension of its growth and de
, velopment. San Francisco it a
| modern marvel of courage and work
. and Seattle of American energy and
skill.
"All the way through the middle
west signs were equally gratifying. I
was told in Montana and NortJh Da
kota that the farmers have learned
the lesson of modern development
through svings achieved by co-oper
ation and are forming great mining
enterprises."

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