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WANT ADS ONE CENT A WORD To avoid extra bookkeeping, the Democrat does not open new ac counts on Want Ads and terms are cash with order except to those having a charge accouni FOR SALE. FOR RENT—RANCH ON NORTH fork of Flatwillow, with machinery, hay, field of fine grain. Address Jake Jones, Pine Grove. 8-10-ltp FOR SALE — SEVERAL IOWA farms and a modern residence ___ small town; might consider some well located Judith basin land as part pay ment. Address F. W. Bisbee, Turin, Iowa. 8-12-3t FOR SALE—ONE RUMLEY SEPAR ator complete, brand new. Address Box 1851, Lewistown, Mont. 7-29-2-tp FOR SALE—ONE N. S. 30-HORSE power double cylinder engine, near ly new, one automatic tender, one new main belt, 160 ft. 8 in. 6 ply; one N. S. Red River separator, 40 in cylin der, with carpenter wing carriers at tached, run only 11% days, all neces sary repairs to run two falls; one wagon tank, complete with pump and hose; one 1. H. C. auto truck, nearly new. This machinery will be sold at a bargain to the right buyers. En quire of Harry Martin, Moore, Mont. WANTED. WANTED TO TRADE FOR STOCK_ i hopse and lot in Lewistown. Inquire Ft D-i Democrat. 8-5-2tp STRAYED. STRAYED—ONE BAY MARE COLT, liald face, two years old; branded right hip; reward, $15. Address wBM ^ McKeever, Christiansen, Montana. LOCAL BRIEFS H. W. Lepper is in the city from Flatwillow. H. G. Ingersoll was in the city Sun day from Stanford. Frank Youngkin was a Lewistown visitor from Brooks. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rooney are in the city from Hobson. Miss Edna Morgan of Benchland is visiting the county seat. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Raylock of Wini fred were in the city Monday. Harold Osborne of Highwood Is a business visitor to the city. Ed Rule of Winnett was a business visitor in the city Saturday. Frank Degner, the well known Grass Range sheep grower, is a busi ness caller in the city. John Reiley, bookkeeper for the Linsey Produce company, has gone to Glacier park for a vacation trip. Dr. J. T. Brice reports the birth of a seven and one-half pound girl to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haupt, August 7. The shoot of the Lewistown Rifle club Sunday forenoon was attended by about ten men, and some good marksmanship developed. Edgar Q. Worden, attorney-at-law, McDonald A Charters Building, Lew letewn, Ment.—Adv. Henry Boles, employed in the men's furnishing department at Sweitzer's, met with a painful accident Friday. He was at work in the basement when he stepped on a nail, which inflicted an ugly wound. $u.ea 3 ujjul fea/vtk cutcou/vtfc 'Vw uvw&> The Banker is interested in his Depositors. He is the only man in town who will give you his advice free. The Banker likes to see you and everyone in his community getting rich. Success breeds Success and successful men can and do assist each other. Be a successful man. Put some money in the bank often and become one of the rich men in our town. BANK WITH US. Lewistown State Bank Mr and Mrs Frank Swears are in tile city from Hilger. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Fergus were in the city Monday. Ed Osmundson of Moore was in the city Thursday on business. A. H. Stephenson was in the city Thursday from Grass Range. Mr. and Mrs. Mose Shull of Grass Range are visitors in Lewistown. G. E. Shawler, editor of the Gerald ine Review, was in town on business. A boy baby was born Tuesday at St. Joseph's hospital to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Maloney. Jay Steinbarger and J. W. Barker left Sunday for Flatwillow to visit for a short while. Mons Teigen, a prominent rancher of Teigen, was in Lewistown Fri day on business. Miss Grace James left Sunday for the Gilbert ranch near Ross Fork, to visit for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Ruzika and Mr. and Mrs. Campbell of Hilger were Lewis town visitors Friday. Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Clingan of Beaver creek were among the many business caller in the city Saturday. Howard Lepper of Flatwillow, for merly a Lewistown resident, is a vis itor in this city for a few days. Waldo McDonald left Thursday for Great Falls, where he will be employ ed by tiie Bell telephone people.' Mrs. A. L. Gesche left Thursday for her home in Great Falls, after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Kindschy. Mr. and Mrs. John Rowley and Miss Hyacencth Rowley motored in from their ranch in the Flatwillow country Thursday. County Superintendent Leila M. Baker visited the school at Fergus Friday, finding everything in satisfac tory condition. M. J. Schwartz of Great Falls was in the city Friday, having succeed ed Jerry Kohn as the representative of a Butte house in this territory. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Day and chil dren of Helena are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Day of this city. They expect to remain here for sev eral weeks. Roy Kilner of Roy was in the city Sunday, after returning from Hob son, where lie saw Moore defeat Hobson. He says Williams held Hob son to one hit. J. A. Huffman, a well known resi dent of the Straw region, was in the city Friday. He recently returned from a business trip to the Clark's fork in Carbon county. Dean Morlin of Butte and George H. Bouhler of Denver are among the visitors in the city. Both are well known traveling men who pay an oc casional visit to Lewistown. Mr. and Mrs. George L. Pavey, for merly of Missoula and now of Lewis town. were in Great Falls today visit ing with friends. They left for Hel ena this afternoon. — Great Falls Leader. d. W. Goodale, president of the Barnes-Klng Development company, left Friday for his home in Butte after a visit to Kendall. He inspected conditions at the Barnes-King and was well pleased. James H. Charters, the Grass Range business man was in the city Fri day on business. He says that the harvest is now on full swing in east ern Fergus and crops that beat any ever known there are being shocked on every field. Threshing, however, will not begin until about September 1. George E. Mathews, former secre tary of the Lewistown Commercial club, and now secretary of the Park County Chamber of Commerce, is con fined in a hospital in Livingston, suf fering from a serious injury to a foot. Blood poisoning has set in. Mr. Math ews lias been in the hospital for about two weeks and indications are he must remain there almost two weeks longer. E. M. Baker of Roy is at the Fer gus. P. F. \\ ard is in the city today from Denton. Mr. and Mrs. J. w. Brummlt of Win nett are stopping at the Fergus. Joseph Montgomery, the well known Hilger resident, was transacting busi ness in Lewisto/n Saturday. Professor J. M. Stephens, in charge of the experiment station at Moccasin, and Mrs. Stephens were at the Fergus The country commisisoners have appointed Robert C. Pugh, of Buffalo, justice of the peace for Judith town ship. A social dance was given last Sat urday at the Frank Yeager ranch on Beaver creek, a number of Lewistown people attending. O. M. Olsaker and father, of North Dakota, who is visiting the Judith ba sin, were in Lewistown Saturday on a vrief visit rrom Moore. Louis McCabe and Thomas Hanlon, two well known residents of Hobson and members of the crack ball team of that town, were in the city Thurs day on business. Odillon Clay, right-of-way agent fori ,, r._« . ,, . • i the Great Northern for many years! past, was in the city Saturday cn I business, presumably connected with I that department of this road. ! The Judith Flour Mills closed down yesterday, the shutdown to be about j two weeks' duration, when the new supply of wheat will begin to come out. All the old wheat h?« been milled. Gus Hodei, O. M. Scheldt and G. Otto Pol were visitors at Winnett yester day, making the run out in Mr. Hodel's big Cole. Gus has some property in Winnett and may erect a building there soon. ■ Word lias just been received here that the Capital City band will accom pany the Elks' delegates from Helena. The band eonsists of 30 pieces and is one of the finest musical organizations in Montana. S. Kaufman, a former old time resi dent of Rock creek, is in the city from Billings, where he now resides. Mr. Kaufman is surprised at the growth of Lewistown and the changes in the Judith basin. The substantial bridge across Spring creek, near the brewery, jUBt ] completed by the Montana Power company, was Monday formally ten dered to the county and accepted by the commissioners. The hearing on appeal from tiie de cision of County Superintendent Leila Baker, refusing to create a new school district out of district No. 138, has been set by the commissioners for 8 p. m„ September 8. ..... Mrs Charles Brown arrived n the city Thursday from New York and Chicago, where he has been for six weeks past purchasing a large line! of goods for the fall trade of the cal store, Charles Brown & Co. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Hayes, who have been in Lewistown for six weeks past, leave this morning for their home in Helena. Mr. Hayes was in charge of Creel's undertaking parlors during Mr. Creel's absence in the east. Jean Hyatt appeared before Justice of the Peace Foley Tuesday, having been charged with making threats against Mrs. Hyatt. She failed to ap pear against him, and Judge Foley re leased Hyatt on his own cognizance. Frank Strouf, the well known Den ton resident, was in city on business. Mr. Strouf says that threshing will start Tuesday on Bear Springs bench, north of Denton. There has been no hail near Denton, he says, and the yields will be heavy in that region. John Foley and B. Degner returned Thursday from Grass Range. They re port the harvest on in full swing. The gentlemen report seeing some thirty head of antelope on the Degner ranch near where they seem to have been making their home for many months past. Art Tubbs, brother of Mrs. diaries J. Marshall, and Miss Florence Tubbs, both of this city, just arrived here to visit for a short while. He has been teaching in the schools of Benton Harbor, Mich. Mr. Tubbs will be re membered as a former manager of the Lyric theater of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Caraway of Gilt Edge, were in the city Tuesday on business. Mr. Caraway recently open ed a general store on Alkali creek, 21 miles east of Lewistown, on one of the proposed townsites of the Great Northern railway. Conditions in that part of the country are very good. Sheriff TuHock came In Saturday from Kalispell with E. R. Hurst, a vet eran of the civil war, in his custody. Mr. Hurst had been sent from this county to the old soldiers' home at Columbia Falls, but the authorities there refused to keep him longer be cause of his mental condition. He will be examined on a charge of insanity. J. W. Selden made a business trip to Denton Monday, returning in the evening. He traveled by auto and made it a point to look Into the harv esting operations. In the Denton sec tion, he says, the cutting of grain is being pushed with almost incredible rapidity and within a few days the whole wheat crop there will be cut. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Clark and child returned Thursday to Lewistown after an auto trip from San Francisco to this city. They made the trip ln a Franklin Six and the only mishap on the entire trip here was a punc tured tire near Missoula. Mr. and Mrs. Clark have been visiting in California for six months past. Their many friends are glad to see them back again. j Justice of the Peace Foley estab ! lished somewhat of a marrying record I last Wednesday, as after he had per ; formed a ceremony ln the forenoon and another in the afternoon, as al ready announced ln the Democrat News, just after supper he had his third wedding of the day. M. Kings . „, „ « « .. „ . rv..g# t land and Christina A MtDuff, both of tins city, were the contracting, parties - | (Po^ocAz Ctvw tu/iyuAtL Ayyvo amu Va/vuC ol CAWAvvvvq th&rr ^ ^tartvol -fttLcIl <y| tlvc jLuXXAA>Ui Orfvcl <?CA/VVOC. 0 A/Oflll - M ft||wtA (iitAA. fiftIWtt; — CotoTCUjIo' is in tiie city from C. M. Clary Moore. H. V. Brownlee is in the city from Moccasin. Morris McCullum is in the city from Cottonwood. Miss Emma Palmer of Winifred is at the Bright. William Cameron, of Kendall, is a county seat caller. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Burnett are in town from Gilt E(ige Henry Detour, of Kendall, is visitor in Lewistown. Miss Florence Hopkins of Gi Range is visiting in the city, E. O. Lermond is a Lewistown call er from his ranch near Black Butte. Mrs. Sam W. Teagarden of "Forest Grove is stopping at the Fergus ho tel. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Garton are down from Maiden for a short visit in tiie city. H. C. Marshall returned to Roy last evening, after a short visit in Lewis town. C. F. Martin is in the city from Le high, the big Great Northern coal curnp near Windham. Claim Agent Andrew Bullwinkel of the Milwaukee is here from ills head quarters In Butte. R. A. Harlow was a Lewistown vis itor yesterday, motoring up from ills ranch east of Moore. John Single, a well known stockman of tiie Flatwillow country, is a busl ness caller in Lewistown. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Keller were In the city Tuesduy on business, from their ranch on Little Hock creek. Mrs. Ralph Nicoley of the Black Butte country leaves today lor Iter home, ufter a visit in Lewistown. Born, to Mr. nnd Mrs. E. 1C. Lochs, 502 East Boulevard, August 10. a nine d b Dr _ j. T . „ rlc . e attended, Mrs. J. G. Wagner left Wednesday for Oshkosh. Wis., where she is called by lo-|the death of her monther, Mrs. .1. Zell mer. County Clerk and Recorder Frank R. Cunningham went to Winnett yes terday on a flying trip. He Is expect ed home toduy. Dr. and Mrs. Hurry Wilson, Miss Blanche Bennett, and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Brown have just returned from a pleasant trip to Great Falls. Vic Bottomly, an attorney formerly residing in Kansas, has arrived in Lewistown and expects to open i office here for the practice of law. W. Thorston was brought in last ______.__. £ v , enlnB b £ t , < K 'iv T n» rancb ' be '"f n i' R h " e |haH been placed ln fat ' Joscpb 8 bos - Miss Margaret Shaules of Billings has arrived in Lewistown to visit for a short while with friends and rela tives. Miss Shaules formerly resided in Lewistown. Miss Vivian Slater has returned from a camping trip to Sapphire. Mrs. L. P. Slater went out to Hilger yes terday and will visit at Kendall be fore returning home. W. Norton, an old timer in Mon tana, arrived in the city Tuesday from Hariowton, where he lias a large ranch. He went to the Andrew Fergus ranch in the afternoon on a visit. R. von Tobel and daughters, Misses Elizabeth and Anna, came to lewis town Tuesday from their summer camp in the Snowies. Miss Elizabeth is attending the teachers' summer school. William Keating, state auditor and commissioner of insurance, writes to Art Baker of this city, president of the State Firemen's association, that lie expects to attend both the Elks' and the fire laddies' conventions. The big fish caught Monday by Ed Strickland failed to survive and so will not grace the Empire aquarium with his presence. Internal injuries sustained while his capture with a hook and line was in progress result ed in his demise. Arnold Bertrand, son of Mr. and Mr. Joseph Bertrand, former Lewistown residents, arrived in the city Tues day to visit for a few days. He re sides at Roberts, near Red Lodge, where he is employed in his father's store. This is Arnold's first visit to Lewistown In ten years. J. J. Maloney, proprietor of the Ma loney hotel at St. Paul, and his wife, arrived here Tuesday to visit their son and daughter, J. A. Maloney, the former the manager of the Lewistown Auto company. The visitors had an other object In coming here, which was to see their grandson, born Tues day of last week. C. C. Strubble, of the Myrtle thea ter, will be in charge of the moving picture photograph which will be in vogue during the Elks and Firemen's convention. He expects to take views of the various convention events of interest, the film to be about 1,000 feet in length and to be shown all tb « l f r ta a te ; , H ® 11, " « pe « ts " iuiKe pictures of the workouts in whlch McCarthy and O'Hern will box w|th the , r Bpa ' rl partners for a few rounds. ELKS COUNCIL GRANTS ORDER PER MITTING THE LODGE TO STRING WIRES. ROUTINE BUSINESS IS TMNSICTED President Kdounrd Sutter of the city council, who is acting mayor of Lew istown while Mayor W. D. Symmes is out of town, being in the east on a business trip, presided at tiie conn-' Ctl meeting Monday, at which Al-I City Attorney Kirkland and City En-j gineer Birkland were also in their] places, and a busy session, which went along like clock-work, was held. The matters under consideration! were not of unusual importance, but; more in the nature of the usual rou-i tine business. To String Lights. The Elks' decoration committee,;called through Emil Baxl, asked permission to string wires for electric lights dur ing the convention of next week, and were granted the request, with the understanding that the city will not assume any responsibility. No Fire Loss. The report of Fire Chief John B. Behl) was submitted. It showed that there was but one fire alarm turned in the past month, and tliut tiie loss was nothing. The blaze was caused by a cigarette., which had been thrown upon an awning. Tiie expense of the fire department for tiie month wus $541.05. Borne re pairs to the vnlue of about $30 had been made on the auto fire truck tiie past month, and tints brought the maintenance cost of the truck up to $45 in July, while the team cost wus $33.80. To Repair Walks. Complaint was made regarding the condition of some hoard walk on West Main street, south side. It developed that ut least one of tiie property own ers Involved had told tiie city to pro ceed with tiie improvement and that the cost would be met. The Instruc tion given lust night to tiie street com | mlssioner wus to do the work and charge it up to the owners. Some hills were audited and allowed. Improvement District. A sufficient number of A sufficient number of property owners had signed (lie petition usklng tiie council to create u special lionle yarding improvement district on Mon tana street, from Ninth avenue to the Milwaukee tracks. Tiie resolution was pussed, creating this district, and the time set for hearing protests. Tiie de sire of tiie residents in tills district is that the work be started ut the earliest moment, so as to permit of it being completed before frost comes. Taking Care of Boulevard. Two bids were opened for the cure of the grass plots and trees in boule vard maintenance district No. 2. The bid of C. C. Lewis for the remainder of tiie season was 6 cents per squure yard, while tiie Did of J. B. Green was 6% cents. Mr. Green's hid was accepted. A resolution was passed creating boulevard maintenance dis trict No. 2. Easement Obtained. City Attorney Kirkland reported that proper easement for the gravity line through the Milwaukee Railroad company property Imd been obtained. I Final estimates for work done in sewer districts Nop. 41 and 42 were allowed. This work bus been done by Contractor N. J. Littlejohn. While no formal action was taken, the council expressed a willingness to give property owners along the two alleys, that are to be paved, another week ln which to comply with the area way regulations. If this iH not done, at the meeting next Monday, the council will revoke the right to use the alley in this way, by those whose area ways are not properly in stalled. THE CHAUTAUQUA FOR NEXT YEAR In an interval in the program at lust night's Chautauqua, it wus decided that Lewistown should have a Cliuu-j tuuqun again next year. For several | days past a committee of mon and women interested In tills matter have been encouruging tiie interest of oth ers in having them sign an expression of their willingness to see a Chautau qua successfully through next. year. One hundred names were the requisite number, und more than 10U were se cured. The meeting Thursday declared the desire of the majority assembled at the last program to he in favor of u Chautauqua for 1916, and from the In dtatlons given the Chautauqua of next year will be very heartily supported. The Lewistown Chautauqua associ ation, which will have charge of the arrangements for next year, Is made up as follows: O. O. Mueller, president; E. K. Mat son, secretary; A. W. Stoddard, treas urer; Mrs. A. W. Warr. F. E. Wright, Jack Briscoe, Mrs. E. K. Cheadle, ex ecutive committee. -----O --- GEORGE CREEL HOME. George R. Creel, the well known un dertaked, arrived home yeBterduy, looking fine and dandy. Mr. Creel went east about six weeks ago, go ing to Rochester, Minn., for an oper ation, which proved very successful, and he is now in the best of health. Mrs. Creel joined her husband about three weeks ago ut Chicago and re turned home with him last evening. JUDGE FOLEY OFFICIATES. Judge If. H. Foley, one of the jus tlces of the peace for Big Spring township, continues to live up to Ills marrying record, performing the fourth ceremony of the month Fri day afternoon, when he united in mar riage Virgil E. Stewart and Violet M. Weaver, both of Moore. The cere mony took place at 11 a. m. at his of fice ln the court house. The broad scope of the FEDERAL RE SERVE BANK SYSTEM will aid the NA TIONAL BANKS in offering greater safety and service to their customers. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK of LEW ISTOWN is a member of the FEDERAL RE SERVE ASSOCIATION under direct control of the UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. Interest compounded quarterly on SAV INGS DEPOSITS. Safety deposit boxes $2.50 to $15.00 per year. Munwp engagement ICAI/CC A (1PFIPIT Til BF MFT LlHiLU N ULNuII IU DC lilt I ---- CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DIREC TORS VOTE TO MAKE IT UP. UNCLAIMED TICKETS, — A meeting of the hoard of directors of the Chamber of Commerce was at 4:30 o'clock Friday alter noon, at which time the report of the Chuutnuquu commilt Tiie board voted to meet the t'huutau qua expenses here as the committee's report showed llmt the week's enter talunient had failed to pay for Itself, and there wus a considerable gap to fill up. In the course of the meeting yester day, It was learned thut some 200 or more citizens of tills city who hud pot down their mimes for season Chau tuuqun tickets Imd refused to redeem their promise when the time arrived. This is rather a grave situation, for Die Chautauqua was brought here on tiie strength of (lie list of HUliscribors for season tickets, and the amount thut the Chamber of Comerce budget lias to contribute In make the deficit gooil could luivo been used .lust as well ill other more lucrative directions. The hoard decided at the meeting yester day thut those who bad not taken their fhuutuuqmi tickets should ho solicited again, for they feel that the majority of them will realize IiIh share of the responsibility, and gladly con tribute his part. SLOAT HOME AFTER EASTERN TRIP Manager of the Quality Shop Home From the East Where He Has Been Buying Fall GoodB. L. J. Slout, manager of the Quality Shop, returned to Lewistown ycHter- i day, after a four weeks' absence, dm- ' lug which time he visited New York j city and Chicago for (lie purpose of selecting a nifty stock of fall goods i for tiie Lewistown store, of which lie I Is the muuugor. Mr. Slout Is highly pleased with the selections he was aide to make, and will hooii have some o these up-to-date goods on display. Mrs. Celeste .laintne t Jones, In charge of the millinery department of the Quality Shop, Is expected home today. ---O------------ — CONTEST CASES. Helen C. Landru of Fergus lias filed a contest case against .lalncs Stark of Roy. alleging abandonment. The tract is located In Sec. 3, Tp. IS, It. 21. A The tract contested is located in 111 and 30-13-24, and abandonment Ih al leged. C. E. McKoin is attorney for the contestant in the case and David Hilger Is attorney for Mr. Landru. N. W. jsecond case wus filed Thursday by Allen II. Cobbs of Tyer against Walter Gordon, whoso address is unknown. ' r,l " ' ........ Farm Mortgages Wv nrc 11 re | m rot I In make (•oitsitrvttl ivn Iohiih on well improvei! farms in die .Ititlillt Basin at very reasonable rales. \\ i* can save money for anyone wlm is |ilaem^ a now loan or changing tin existin'; mortgage. Empire Bank and Trust Company LEWISTOWN, MONTANA Lewistown Meat Co. Headquarters for Hams and Bacons Fresh smoked—none better Telephone 231 , Lewistown , Montana FARM LOANS We furnish commutation money and make loans on farm lands and large stock ranches. We make a specialty of paying off small liens and placing the indebtedness into one large loan. Schmidt Bros. & Greely, Lewistown, Montana Rooms 312 and 313, Bank-Electric Bldg. r ---------------------------------- contestant fails to appear So the Contest Case Set for Hear ing Yesterday Is Dismissed. Another Case Filed. Because the contestant failed to put in an appearance, the hearing set for yesterday in the contest department of the II. S. hind office did not mater ialize, but the cane was dismissed and the elaliiiHlit thus Is the winner. The action was entitled l.eaiulert Van Link of Itoy vs. Jerry Kertto of Roy, and the land involved was located In Sec. •I, Tp. lit, R. 23. W illiam Young, of Hilger, yesterday filed a contest against the homestead of Anton A. Tresnak. his attorney lie tug W. A. Hedges. Tile land ts locat ed In Sec. 25, Tp. 17, It. 18, uud abandonment Is alleged. DEATH OF COOPER AT DES MOINES Famous Automobile Racer Intended to Take Part In the State Fair Contest In Helena. HELENA, Monti, Aug. 9. -Coinci dent with the deuth of Joe Cooper on the lies Moines speedway, Satur day, was the receipt of that famous auto driver's inquiry concerning en try for the Montana Htute fair auto races. The pui'hch offered by tiie Montane state fair for the meet held here dur ing the week of September 20, have attracted enlrie sl'rom all purta of the country. It Is evidenced by the let ter received from Cooper that he was planning on entering the stale fair races, tint news of bis death preceded his letter to Helenu. This Incident culls to mind the ao etdent to Harriet Quiinhy In Boston the year Mhe wus scheduled to fly at the state futr. She was to liuve been the leading attraction of the Montana state fair and her untimely death prompted the hiring of Tom Marouey, the Montana aviator. Several of Cooper's running mates on tiie lies Molnea truck will he con tenders at tiie state fair races. HAIL DAMAGE. While Hie hull duniuge bus been very slight hh compared to the large acreage in the ground in Fergus county, utt occasional story reaches tlie city telling of u loss here and there First reports usually are greatly exaggerated, botli a sto extent of damage and extent of tiie territory. In most instances tile loss In well cov ered with Innurauce. Yesterday, Joe Plumb called to Ills Stanford ranch, whore his 440-acre crop of wheat Is said to have been badly dumuged. He carried insurance. -------O WILL WHITE BETTER. Word was received hero Saturday stating that. Will W. White, who has been east for some time past for Ills health, is rapidly improving. Mr. White is now at Toledo, Ohio.