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FERGUS COUNTY DEMOCRAT =223 We announce that our 1912 Stocks of Ready-to-Wear Garments Millinery, Dry Goods, Wearing Apparel and all Accessories Exhibition Days are complete in all details FRIDAY AND SATURDAY September 6, and 7, 1912 YOUR PRESENCE IS REQUESTED Exhibition Days MILLINERY Exclusive Styles including some of the finest Imported French Pattern Hats. Beautiful creations of Fisk and Gage as well as clever and artistic styles designed in our own work rooms. :: :: :: :: . READY-TO-WEAR GARMENTS population. Beautiful Gowns, High Class Suits, Artistic Waists—and all through the realm of Ready-to-Wear Garments. A beautiful showing of all that is new and stylish. Swe/her's SUCCESSOR TO HART t CO AN EXHIBITION OF 1912 Authorative Styles Jj NEW BUILDING FOR IE BREAK GROUND THIS MONTH—OF FICIALS HERE TO IMPROVE SERVICE. John P. Greenwalt, of Denver, and J. L. Anderson, division traffic super intendent, both of the Rocky Mountain States Telephone company, arrived in the city last Wednesday evening. Mr. Greenwalt represents the department of public relation and came here for the purpose of investigating the rea Steel Lined ELLS The Remington. Cubs cut into a good am?. Each and Every One a Speed Shell The speed that breaks your targets nearer the trap. That's why Remington- UMC Steel Lined Shells have won 13 out of the 15 Handicaps held in the last three years. The speed that gets that mile-a-minute "duck" with a shorter lead—that's why it takes over 50,000 dealers to handle the demand lor Remington- UMC Steel Lined Shells. The Shooting fraternity are 6peed wise. They know loose smokeless powder won't drive shot. They know that the drive depends on the compression. The powder charge in Remington-UMC shells is gripped in steel. This lining is designed to give the exact compression necessary to send the load to the mark quickest. It insures speeu—the same speed in every shell. The steel lining is moisture proof—no dampness can get through. Jar proof—no powder can get out. Waste proof—no energy is lost. Shoot Remington- UMC Arrow and Nitro Club Steel Lined Expert factory loaded ehelle tor Speed plue Pattern in any make of ahotfon Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co. 299 Broadway e New York City sons for the almost universal com plaint of the service in the local of fice. He and Mr. Anderson have al ready taken the matter up and say that it is their intention to see to it that first-class service will be given their patrons at an early date. Mr. Anderson will remain here until such time as the service is placed on a sat isfactory basis. To Start on New Building. Mr. Greenwalt said that his com pany will break ground for their new building about the 15th of this month. The company purchased the lot just hack of the First National bank some time ago, where it is intended to erect a new and modern two-story telephone building especially designed for tele I phone purposes. It will be equipped | with all modern telephone apparatus, i and the new switchboard contemplates j the great growth of Lewistown and the surrounding country by providing for serving a city of 15,000 people. Wilj Expend $125,000 Here. It is estimated that $125,000 will be expended in Lewistown this fall and next spring. Besides the new build j ing and equipment, other extensive im provements will be made. All of the poles on Main and the principal side streets will be removed and a new line built through the alleys. In fact, it is the intention of the company to prac tically rebuild the line in the city. ED PAGE CATCHES A SAID TO BE LARGEST EVER LAND ED FROM MONTANA STREAM— WEIGHS OVER 15 POUNDS. I To hook and finally land the largest trout ever taken from a stream in Mon tana, so far as any one knows, and to do this in the heart of the business district, with hundreds of people wit nessing the end of the exploit, was the experience of Ed. Page, the colored porter at the Empire barber shop, last evening. Page is noted for his ability to hook the big ones and has made several notable catches this summer. Yesterday afternoon he was fishing un der the new Mackey building on Main street, when he hooked this monster, j He was using the ordinary tackle, and | realizing that ne was In danger of \ losing his line, followed the fish along | under the building, emerging on the I other side just as the big crowd was | pouring out of the ball park. The j crowds stopped to watch the combat j and saw Page finally get the fish by the gills and land It. A Small Whale. The proportions of the trout amazed the crowd and it followed Page to the Alta, where Jack Watt soon had it pre pared for exhibition, and hundreds of people admired the speckled beauty last evening. The fish measures 34 inches in length. Is 20 inches around the middle and weighs 15% pounds. It Is of the steel-head variety and, reposing on a bed of ice, was admired by throngs all last evening. It is intended to freeze the fish in a block of ice today and photograph it. i L HAVE BEST IN VAUDEVILLE MANAGER MYERSICK HAS SIGNED UP WITH WESTERN VAUDE VILLE ASSOCIATION. Manager C. L. Myersick, of the Prin cess theater, has recently signed a contract with the Western Vaudeville association, whereby he will get the best on the vaudeville stage. The acts are for the most part from "Orpheum time," which assures the patrons of that popular house vaudeville of the highest class. The Western Vaudeville association, of Chicago, now book over 1,600 houses in the United States. They hire their actors by the year, thus getting the cream of all vaudeville performers and the best acts to be had. The acts to be seen here play all the large cities of the country and patrons of the Princess will see acts that play the theaters of such cities as Chicago and New York. Thursday, next, will be opening night under the new contract and a large attendance is anticipated. Three acts will be presented, which include, Fox & Foxies Circus, which is billed as "just like Barnum & Bailey, only different"; O'Brien & Darraugh, in "The Race Tout"; Zana Vaughn & Co., in an original playlet entitled, "A Fal len Idol." In addition to the three acts sched uled, there will be the usual three reels of photo-plays. The change nights are Monday and Thursday, instead of Sun day and Thursday, as heretofore. We quote some press notices with reference to the acts: "O'Brien & Darraugh's act, which is supposed to run 14 to 15 minutes, last ed 25 minutes. That ought to speak for itself." "Zana Vaughn & Co., in 'A Fallen Idol,' is a fine one-act playlet and was well received." "Fox & Foxies Circus brought the house down. He is fine and is actually a circus in himself." Bring Your Produce to the FARMERS' COMMISSION HOUSE HIGHEST PRICE PAID GEO. W. EASTMAN Culver's Opera House Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 9 and 10 ONE YEAR IN NEW YORK BY CHARLES KLEIN AUTHOR OF THE LION" -AND THE MOUSE' -THE GAMBLERS ~ MAGGIE PEPPEFLetc. The Original Production with Gertrude and the best acting company ever seen here Prices: 50c, $1.00 and $1.50 Seats sold at Phillips' Drug Store Church Choir Boys Strike. Chicago, Aug. 31.—Forty-four mem bers of the boys' choir at St. Mark's Episcopal church struck yesterday, not for more pay or "better working con ditions," but out of respect for Wil liam J. Coxe, who has been assistant choir director at the church for 22 years and who has resigned. ▲ strike committee of five has been appointed to picket the church next Sunday.