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Week of July 2 Feature Engagement AND BARRINGTON-HOWARD WILSON In their stupendous production "A NIGHT IN A GYPSY CAMP" MISS MAYBELLE MORGAN Famous English Comedienne This is positively the greatest show that we, or any one else in this city, has ever attempted, and one that the public cannot afford to miss. We Hold Out to Yon every inducement that is possible for a careful and conservative, yet up-to date bank to offer, to BRING YOUR DE POSIT HERE assuring you perfect safe ty, courteous treatment and personal interest in your success, combined with such generous ac commodations as your business with us requires and warrants. Wir sind immer gefaellig und spretheu Deutsch First National Bank Of Local Interest DeKalb & Mettler, attorneys-at-law, Lang building. Miss Judith Waite returned last week from Boston, where she has been attending the famous conserva tory of music of that city for the past forty weeks. Ayers & Marshall, attorneys-at-law, First National bank block. Mrs. Hugh Wagner, of Great Falls, is in the city, the guest of Mrs. A. B. Lehman. She came across coun try with Mr. and Mrs. Lehman in their auto last week. Carl von Tobel, who is a student at Harvard, has decided to spend his vacation with friends in the East t.iis summer, and will, consequently, not be at home during the summer months. F. A. Bell, paying teller at the Em pire Bank and Trust company, and bride, arrived in the city last Thurs day evening from St. Paul, where they were married a few days before leav ing for Montana. WANTED—Girl for general house work. Apply at Democrat office. Frank E. Wright left yesterday morning for Rochester, N. Y., to at tend the national convention of the Shrine. He will be gone for two or three weeks, and while back there, will run over and see his old friends at Penn Yan, N. Y. Charlie Johnson, colored, who was arrested last winter on a charge of grand larceny and has been board ing at the Hotel de Reed since that time, went before Judge Cheadle last Tuesday afternoon and, entering a plea of guilty to a charge of petit larceny, was sentenced to the county jail for ten days. Automobiles for hire. Good, safe drivers. Pinkley's Big Stone Barn. 'Phone 55. 5-23-tf Louie Pratt has been appointed deputy clerk of the district court by Clerk Ritch and assumed his duties on the first. Louie is a thorough ac countant and as quickly as he has acquainted .himself with the routine of the office, will make a valuable as sistant for Mr. Ritch. Shares—We have ning let some contracts for repairing the floor and roof and painting the i woodwork at the Hawthorne school I building. They have also ad\ ertised j for bids for the construction of an outside flue, as the old flue is ) ^ rn< ;'' j ov.t and the building is cons an y n j Ewes on Shares—We have young breeding ewes to put out on shares for one year from October 1, 1911, with responsible parties. Write us for further information. J. B. Long & Co., Great Falls, Mont. 7-4-tf The school board has agreed to as sist in the maintenance of a summer kindergarten in this city to the ex tent of applying $50 per month to ward paying the salary of the special instructor, who came here to conduct the school for two and one-half months. William Dundom, who resides with his daughter, Mrs. J. B. Clark, nine miles south of Moore, in the foot hills of the Snowies, was a business visitor to the county seat Saturday and paid the office of the Democrat an appreciated call. We are always mighty glad to see this well-known old-timer. The school board last Friday eve and the building is constantly in danger of catching fire. The Bank of Fergus County has been selected by the government as the depositary of the postal savings bank funds in this city. The capital stock of this, the pioneer bank of the, county, has been increased to $250 000. which, together with a permanent surplus fund of $175,000, makes it one of the largest financial institutions in the state in capital, surplus and un divided profits. Dr. Nichols, specialist in surgery, eve, ear and throat. Glasses fitted. 5-16 W. V. Lewis, the prosperous wool grower of Clara, came in Sunday from his sheep ranches. He was accom panied by his son, Prentice, and his wife, who left here yesterday for Al berta, to visit for a time with Mrs. Lewis' parents. Mr. Lewis, Sr., is in the midst of shearing at the Lavina shearing plant. Mr. Lewis is running three bands this season and reports a good lamb crop. This is Mr. Lewis' first visit to Hedgesville this year. The Ladies of the Methodist church wil serve dinner and supper on the Fourth of July. Lillian McVey appeared before Justice Foley last Thursday to enter a plea to the charge of conducting a house of prostitution at Benclilani. The action was brought at the in stance of a large number of the good people of the progressive little west side town. The woman entered a plea of not guilty and put up a $500 bond to appear for a preliminary hearing, which will jc held within a few days. Wheat, bran, wheat middlings, at all Montana Elevator Co.'s elevators. The cheapest and best feed. 5-9-tf The officials of the Chicago, Mil waukee & St. Paul Railroad company who visited this section of the state last week, made an auto trip to Grass Range Wednesday, going down by way of Forest Grove and following as nearly as possible, the grade of the road eastward. They returned to this city early in the afternoon, board ed their special train and left for the East, it being necessary to hasten back in time for some of them to be present at the directors' meeting held in Chicago last Friday. FOR SALE— About 220,000 feet of timber, logged and skidded at the mill-site. A bargain. Apply to L. C. Wilson, box 367, Lewistown, Mon tana. 5-30-tf Homes That You Can Own—I have some well located lots where I will build you a home and sell on terms like rent. Five rooms and lot for $1, 700; $200 cash and $18 per month will get you in a home in four weeks; modern, with fine plumbing. W. E Masten, Architect and Builder, Room 7. Bank of Fergus County Bldg. 7-4-1 For Sale—800 acres first-class wheat land; 550 acres in good state of cul tivation; convenient to market; fail improvements; will sell part or all The price is right. W. A. Caldwell Moore, Mont. 6-27-4t Laurel Outlook: Last week the city council of Lewistown let the con tract for the building of the new water system for that city. The contract was awarded to Lindstrom & Oren, contractors. Their bid was $15,700, the lowest of any competing bids. E Lindstrom, one member of the firm, is well-known here, having had the contract in the two improvement dis tricts here, and completed the work satisfactory to our town council. His friends will be glad to know that his company was the successful bidder. For Sale—One 35-borsepower Ad vance engine, with three 4-bottom 14 inch double plows; in excellent con dition; will sell cheap and give rea sonable terms. O. W. Belden, Lew istown, Montana. 4-4-tf j ^ meeting of the officers of the .Judith Basin Farmers' Picnic As j s-ociation was held last Saturday at j phjjbrook, when arrangements were made for the picnic at the experiment farm, to be held this year the latter part of July. The exact date of the picnic will be announced very shortly It is planned to .have Governor Norris and other notable men from Montana and elsewhere in the west present to deliver addresses at the picnic. There will also be a short program eluding one or two ball games, and a most attractive program generally is being arranged. Mrs. Francis Sullivan and son, Kenneth, returned the latter part of the week from Long Beach, Calif., where they spent the winter and 'spring. Joe and Margaret Flanagan, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Flanagan, returned Thursday from Seattle, where they have been for the past year. John Brooks returned Saturday from Boulder Hot Springs, where he spent a few days taking the baths. The old-timer feels greatly improved as a result of his stay at that well known resort. Mr. and Mrs. Victor d'Autremont (formerly Miss Ada Myersick) ar rived in the city Sunday and will spend a week here, the guests of rela tives. Mrs. E. W. Ray. a sister of County Auditor C. L. Myersick, and two children, of Spokane, are also in the city and will spend a month here visiting friends and relatives. I. B. Kirkland, attorney-at-law, ' Imislund Building, Lewistown, Mon tana. 6-13-tf V. E. Wright, J. W. Seiden, O. F. Wasmansdorff, Phil A. Chase, Joe King and Alex Lehman returned Thursday evening from Great Falls, where they attended a meeting of the Grand Commandary Wednesday. There were big delegations of Masons present from almost every important city in the state and they were royal ly entertained by the people of the Electric City. At a banquet ten dered the visitors in the palm room of the beautiful new Rainbow hotel, Frank Wright, of this city, .made a neat response to a toast on behalf of the local .commandary. FOR TRADE—One steam well drilling rig, with or without engine, for trade for town lots. F. M. Dougherty. 5-16-tf At a cost of several hundred dol lars, the members of the Ladies' Aid Society of the M. E. church have had the capacious basement of the church floored, plastered and otherwise ini proved, so as to make it an ideal place for holding meetings of the auxiliary societies of the church, giv d'inners, socials, etc. They have installed a kitchen, which is furnished with all necessary culinary articles md added greatly to the value of the building generally. The alterations and improvements give Lewistown one of the most modern church build ings to be found in the state. Harry Allen, of the Allen Auto company, left last week for the East on business connected with his estab lishment here. While in the East, Harry will look into the auto business all of its phases by visiting the Maxwell, Premier and other factories which turn out cars which his com pany sells here. Harry is laying his plans for another big season next year and wants to be .posted on the changes or improvements which are to be made in the '12 cars. He will be gone a couple of weeks, and dur ing his absence, Mrs. Allen is look ing after the business in her usually efficient manner. There are different kinds of boost ing and it remains a question as to which variety is the more effective but Peter Young has an idea that railroad magnates' hearts might pos sibly be reached through their stomachs, and, for that reason, pre sented President Earling and party with a beautiful four-pound speckled trout for breakfast one morning that they were here. If the Milwaukee of ficials suddenly get busy with all sorts of construction work in this vicinity modest portion of the credit for getting them in just the proper frame of mind must go to Peter Young. R. von Tobel and David Hilger, of this city, last Friday received letters from Governor Norris announcing their appointments as members of the executive committee of five from Montana to co-operate with a similar committee from Colorado and other western states in arranging the de tails of the Public Lands Convention, which is to be held in Denver, August 28th to 30th, inclusive, of this year. Although the position is purely honorary, Fergus county appreciates the distinction of having two of her citizens selected by the chief execu tive for places on the committee. Automobile and carriage painting is my specialty. Joe Schoenborn, op posite Judith Steam Laundry. 5-2-tf The members of the Park com mittee met at the office of R. W. Rey nolds Saturday afternoon and went out in autos and visited all of the proposed park sites, including the one in Park addition, the Hopkins tract and Brooks' island. The owners of Park addition offer about fifteen acres for $11,000, Hopkins offers 40 acres at $600 per acre and it is un derstood that Brooks' island can be secured for $12,000. After thoroughly considering all three of these proposi tions, the committee will have an other meeting and formulate a report together with recommendations, which will be transmitted to the city coun cil. Tom Trumbull, one of the most popular woolbuyers that comes to Montana, and w.ho has been making Lewistown almost every season for the past eight or ten years, dropped in last Friday evening, just, as lie says, to say "howdy" to his numcrou* friends. Tom travels all over the world buving wool for his firm, which is a big Boston concern, making reg ular annual trips to Australia and tro ouentlv visiting the veldts of South Africa in search of the staple. Like all of his tribe. Tom ever takes a lugubrious view of the wool market but despite this little eccentricity o' his profession, his friends are always glad to see him. Information Wanted—Of Wm. J. MeCready. who left New A'ork in 1874, went to Texas and then to Ari zona; last heard from was in Maiden. Montana, about 20 vear- ago: he was blacksmith by trade. Any informa tion will be thankfully received by his brother. Robert McCreadv. Du mont, N. J. 6-27-3t For Rent—5-rooni house with about i two acres ground. Inquire this office. 1 he excavation for the new Wise building, on Main street, is almost completed and construction work will begin very shortly. While Mr. Wise intended to put the building up two stor es when he made his lirst plans, his architects, Wasmansdorff & East nun, have recently been ordered to draw i plan for a three-story struc ture. and the building will probably go to that height. It is to be a most hand- line addition to the business section of the city and will involve an expenditure of fully one hundred thousand dollars. S. S Hobson last week received a new 6-cylinder Franklin auto, tin machine having been ordered through the local Franklin agents, the Lewis town Auto company. Frank Doran, manager of that company, has placed a large number of orders for Frank this season and says that he anticipating a big fall business. David Hilger and Will Fergus have als ordered new cars, their selections be ing the 6-cylinder Premiers, for which the Allen Auto company is the agent These cars will be here within the next week or ten days and Messrs Fergus and Hilger arc preparing for them by the construction of a big stone garage, capable of holding both cars, on their property on Washing ton street. Notice to Boys. AH boys who want to enter the sack race at the fair grounds this after noon should bring their sacks with them. No one with a sack will be barred. By order of the Committee. [farm loans)] 504 MAIN STREET LEWISTOWN, MONTANA Valley View Addition opportunity to announce that wc will on the grounds for the next ten days, who will show all interested parties who did not have an opportunity to select a lot at our Sunday sale* We take this keep a guide Owing to the fact that the crowd was larger than ex pected, we were short of guides, and know a number of interested parties who did not get a chance to select a lot. For this reason we will continue the sale for the next few days on the same terms «£ *£ *£ $1.00 Down—$1.00 per Week J. C. MILLER, at Empire Bank and Trust Co. J. E MILER, Superintendent of Grounds Bank of Fergus County Lewistown, Montana Capital and Surplus Reserves, $535,000.00 On June 30th we paid more than FOUR THOUSAND DOL LARS ($43 !0t>.00) semi annual interest to the patrons of our Savings Department. Were you one of those receiving a portion of this in terest money? IF NOT, we would suggest your asking yourself, WHY NOT? Dip sits made prior to July 10th draw interest from July 1st. Our Savings Department pays interest semi-annually at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum. THE BANK OF FERGUS COUNTY has been established 24 YEARS, has met every demand promptly through panic and hard times, and today has MORE CAPITAL OWNED BY THE BANK IN PROPORTION TO ITS LIABILITIES THAN ANY OTH ER BANK IN MONTANA, STATE OR NATIONAL. epresent funds depositor, e more than a d funds would The Bank's Capital and Surplus Reserves OWNED by the Bank and put up as security to the The Bank of Fergus County would have to h the HALF MILLION DOLLARS be be endangered. TWENTY-FOUR YEARS of mi billed with a fund of over a half million d Fergus County a safe and desirable place the transaction of all banking busiuc epositor Ssfltl expcnein the the deposit i mal c, com l'nnk of f money and Designated by the V. S. Government as a Depository for Government Funds.