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Mateer's horses dis puted the right-of-w'ay with east bound passenger train No. 44, last Sunday, which resulted in the horse having a leg taken off, and the ani mal had to be shot. The Farmers' Elevator company at Moccasin shipped their first car of wheat Monday night. It was con signed to a commission firm at T-^. l , t Duluth. T. R. Murray has his big combined harvester at work in his 1,000-acre field of wheat this week, and with a few more days of good weather ex pects to have his wheat crop har vested. BUY A TOWN LOT IN HILGER, MONT. ....... . THE COMING METROPOLIS OP THE NORTH JUDITH -- AUCTION SALE OF LOTS WILL TAKE PLACE AT CULVER'S OPERA H OUSE ND on BN SATURDAY AFTERNOON BETWEEN TWO AND FOUR O'CLOCK JTT The coming sale of town lots in the new town of Hilger, located eighteen miles north of Lewis \U town and five miles south of Kendall, is creating great interest not only in Lewistown but all along the Milwaukee road and lots in the town of Hilger are being looked upon as offering the most attractive investment that has been offered since the building of the main line through the state. The town is ideally located and has many natural advantages as well as being the terminal of the north branch of the C. M. & P. S. Ry. now building and which must be completed by October 1st. AUCTION SALE OF TOWN LOTS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER HILGER AUCTION SALE OF TOWN LOTS SATUREAY, SEPTEMBER MANY NEW BUILDINGS TO BE ERECTED AT CLOSE OF SALE Will Establish There are now waiting to locate more than fifteen business houses in the new town of Hilger, which will be established as soon as this sale comes off. Among them are: One Bank, One Newspaper, Three Mercantile Establishments, One General Bakery, Two Lumber Yards, Two Elevators,One Hotel, One Restaurant, Blacksmith Shop and other enterprises. WILL ERECT BIG STOCK YARDS It is the intention of the railroad company to make Hilger one of the important stock-shipping points in the Judith Basin, and with this idea in view, large stockyards will be built there as soon as the road is comoleted. With these stockyards and two elevators to care for the enormous wheat crops raised in the large territory tributary, Hilger is destined to become an important shipping point. RAILROAD FARE RETURNED TO PURCHASERS There will be one fare for round trips for this sale from Three Forks and Harlowton and interme diate points, and railroad fare will be refunded to those purchasing lots. G. W. MORROW, General Townsite Agent Last Friday afternoon the barn of R. E. McPherron, who resides near Moccasin, was struck by lightning during the electrical storm and de stroyed by fire. A considerable quan tity of hay and grain were also de stroyed. An adjuster for the State Farmers' Mutual Hail Co., of Waseca, Minn., was here last Friday, adjusting the hail loss of B. E. Blackman, west of this city. Mr. Blackman took out probably the largest hail insurance policy written in the county this year, The face of the policy w r as $4,465, and the premium cost was $312.55, or 70 cents an acre. His oats were damaged 50 per cent, so that he will receive $5 an acre on this crop. His wheat was only slightly damaged and the loss was adjusted on a 10 per cent j basis, and he will get $1 an acre on this crop. The total insurance car ried was $10 per acre, and Mr. Black man is well satisfied with his first I year's experience with a reliable com ____ A _______ ~1i 1- 1 1 — bin i pany. A very slight loss on his wheat : has more than paid the cost of the \ insurance, and had his wheat crop been hit hard, like so many have been south of town, he would have received several thousand dollars from the company. Another adjuster from the Northwestern Fire & Marine Insur ance Co., of Minneapolis, was here to day for the purpose of adjusting the damage to "Tex" Smith's crop. "Tex was one of the few in the path of the hailstorm southwest of town who was protected with insurance. The ad juster estimated his loss at S5 per cent, but this did not come up to Mr. Smith's estimate, so the adjuster al lowed an extra $50 to take care of j the difference between them. This made Mr. Smith's recovery about $9 an acre on his entire crop of 150 acres. JUDITH GAP. (Judith Gap Journal.) The many friends of John A. Hoyser and Miss Pearl Browning will be glad to hear of their marriage at Prosser, Wash., last week. They will spend some time visiting in the metropolis on the coast before returning to this city, where they will make their fu ture home. The Montana Flour Mill company, of Harlowton, has commenced work on a 24x30 flat house, pit and elevator at the "Y" in Judith Gap. This en terprising firm will be prepared to buy wheat and will pay the best pos sible market prices. The marriage of Miss Gertrude Edith Mayn, daughter of Charles Mayn, of White Sulphur Springs, and J. Stanley Smith, of Martinsdale, Mont., was celebrated in Helena this morning, the Rev. F. J. Mynard, pastor of the Protestant Episcopal church, officiating. Ed. Hogan pulled his threshing rig onto the J. T. Carlson field, next to the townsite, and the yield is report ed as 38 bushels per acre. This field * las attracted considerable attention this summer and various estimates have been given. The hail did some damage to this crop, fully 20 per cent, otherwise the yield would have been over 45 bushels per acre, John Shuler had a narrow escape Monday while endeavoring to corral one of John Murphy's broncho cows. The cow made a rush at John, barely touching him with her horns, as he made his get-away through a wire fence. Those who saw' John's burst of speed predict that with some training he could "come back" and be a world-beater. This week Mr. McKenzie, of the McKenzie Mercantile company, of Straw, closed a deal with Walter Hard for the purchase of two triangle lots next to the Palace Buffet, the consid eration being $1,500. The local yards are now figuring on material for a building 50k50 to be erected this fall. It is understdod that the new corn pany will put in a general line of merchandise and expect to be ready f /->«• LllCinOOC' wl fVlITl H 0 (IflVC for business within 60 days. Frank L. Dailey, of Nihill, was in the city last Friday and reports hav ing threshed 20 acres of winter wheat which yielded 601 bushels, or a little over 30 bushels per acre. He had 110 acres ready to sow to winter wheat, and was here to buy a drill with which to do the work. Mr. Dailey raised some Jones' fife whiter wheat, which is beardless and a good fielder, and be thinks the field will go about bushels per acre. The seed was purchased in Washington. The average of crops In the Nihill coun try which have already been threshed will be about 27 1 ^ bushels per acre. STANFORD. (Stanford World .) Captain lames M Croft was called u am .lames m. t-roit was caneu to Waterbury, Conn., last week, by the sudden death of an aunt. ' Mr. Croft's two children have resided at the home of this relative since the death of his wife and her demise will be even more keenly felt by him on that account. The proprietors of the Milliner stock ranch recently concluded a deal with buyers in Washington whereby they sold 3,500 head of beef cattle. The Milliner stock is considered among the best in the country, near ly all being thoroughbred Herefords. It is understood that the cattle will be shipped from Stanford on August 28. Contractors Hill & Earle have a crew of carpenters at work rebuild ing tin 1 old store building In Dover, which, upon its completion, will be oc-1 copied by a stock of general mer chandise, to be installed by It. B. Cox, of Bowbells, North Dakota. Mr. Cox will conduct a large establishment and is very enthusiastic over the prospects for a splendid business. Thomas Chamberlain returned to! Stanford the last of the week from the Fort Peck reservation, where he has been the most of the summer, in charge of the Long Investment Co.'s sheep, numbering about 65,000 bead, Mr. Chamberlain states that bis firm will ship about 35,000 head to Stan ford for wintering, their range ing been reserved for that purpose and much liny having been put up guard against adverse weather con ditions. F. W. Mitchell was in Stanford sev eral days the first, of tlie week, after concluding active connections with his milling interests at Lewistown, go ing from here to Great Falls on nesdav. In disposing of the stock at the Lewistown mill, Mr. Mitchell made one of the largest sales of flour that was ever consummated in the state, lie disposing of 10,000 sacks to the Power Mercantile Co. J. .T. McCaughey, accompanied by his wife, arrived in Stanford last Sat urday, and will remain here and at their farm on Arrow creek until well after threshing and seeding is com pleted. Mr. McCaughey is well pleased with the results of his first year's farming in the Judith Basin and is reseeding about 1,250 acres to winter wheat this fall. He has a large acre age of flax, which he estimates will yield 10 bushels per acre. Following a complaint made by Lydia M. Ely, the divorced wife of is A. J. Ely, the latter was brought be fore the local justice of the peace this week to answer to the charge of trespass, alleged to have been com mitted on the land that was involved in the famous Ely vs. Ely case last spring. The findings of the interior department in regard to this case have not yet been received and Ely, acting upon the advice of his attor ney, recently took up residence on the 1 land, forcing an entrance Into the | house and making it his home for a week before the complaint was made -------- .--------- L , _ ----- charging trespass. Before the war rant could be served, parties who had! been hired to cut the grain on the! land went there for that purpose, j when Ely, in an alleged effort to pro-1 tect a possible interest In the grain, appeared with a gun and would not allow the harvesting to be done. Fol lowing this the complainant took the matter up with the Lewtstown au | thorities and another warrant was ts sued from that place, charging Ely with assault, which resulted in his be ing taken to Lewtstown Tuesday. Ely is a cripple and has been having a difficult time to exist for the past two years. He has now pending a dam age suit against I). N. Evans, ids half brother, as a result of an encounter between the two some time ago. Ely appears to have the sympathy of the j entire neighborhood in which lie re-1 l sides, • — — MOORE, - — (Inland Empire.) Ross Brown, manager of the Mon tana Ranch company, sold MM) head I of cattle last Friday to the Washing ton Meat company, ot Butte. I wo carloads of these cattle are being shipped out each week, until the en lire number is delivered at Butte, Bert Decker has resigned his posl hav-jtion as manager of the grocery do pnrt.ment ol the Moore Mercantile to'company, and, together with his family, will leave here Sunday loi Red Oak, Iowa, where he has accept i ed a similar position. The departure of Mr. and Mrs. Decker will be re I gvet.ted by their many Iriends in Moore and it is sincerely hoped that Wed-[they will meet.-with the best ol sne cess in their new location, I A. Logan, who resides In the foothills of the Snowy mountains, had the misfortune to lose the ends ol two fingers Monday afternoon as the result of a kick from a broncho. While attempting to doctor its foot, the animal, which was lied Inside the corral, while Mr. Logan was on the outside, became crazed by the pain caused by the liniment applied and struck Bert's hand, which was rest ing on one of the bars of the corral, completely cutting off the ends of the two fingers of the right hand. W. E. Albright, H. S. Crawford and Chauffeur Proctor made an auto trip Friday to West Kendall, where the former owns a gold mine. This mine is considered by experts to be an ex ceptionally good one and it is now be ing developed. Although Mr. Albright has had the mine for the past four years, nothing has been done toward mining the gold until just recently, A relative in the east is financing the development work and they are con tident of striking a rich lead. -- (Nonpareil.) Homer Detrick's auto caught fire yesterday forenoon as he was driving down Fergus avenue. T he feed pipe 1,0m Hie gasoline tank to the engine became disconnected, letting the gasoline run on the exhaust pipe, setting the machine afire. No ma* ferial damage was done, ^ hchl of wheat seeded on stubble h\st fall on the Belcher tarm, north of town, by L. M. Estes, averaged 33)4 bushels per acre. The field owned by Mr. Estes, east, of town, known as the Penwall place, averaged 40 bushels per acre. Everything In loose leaf at the Dem ocrat Supply Department. Special Offer to Introduce Our High Grade Post Cards. Ofl Beautiful colored assorted Blrtli /II dav. Hold. Kmliossed, Mottos, Best Wishes, Scenery. Klo. |0 High tirade Kmliossed Flower Post, I / Cnrdswltli your name,friends'n or town greetings in gold on each card. United States Art, 150 Nassau 8t n IOC tOc New York. S-8-5t Threshermen's Time Book and Ledger For keeping a complete record of your threshing for the season. 75c Each at the DEMOCRAT SUPPLY DEPT. FOR SALE Steam Drilling Rig and tools, with or without En gine. 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