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(Continued from Page Two.) a point on the section line at the soirth east corner of the SW% of SE% of east' 0 * 1 tWP ' ^ north, range 25 On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at the southeast corner of southwest quarter of the SW14 section 28, twp. 17 north, range 23 east, thence 3'4 miles west on the section line to the SW% corned of section 25, twp. 17 north, range 22, thence two miles direct north on the section line on the west side of sec tions 25 and 24, twp. 17 north, range 22 east, then dfrectly west one mile trom the northwest corner of said section 24. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at northeast cor ner of section 13, and following the section line due south oft the section lines to the southeast corner of sec tion 24, twp. 15 north, range 22 east. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at the quarter cor ner on the west side of section 30, twp. 18 north, range 21 east, thence east one mile, thence north 2% miles to the SE corner of the NE& of SE^i section 18, twp. 18 north, range 21 east. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at the NW corner ot section 17, running east to the northwest corner of section 16, then north to the NW corner of section 9, thence east to the NW corner of se<i tion 10, thence north to the NW cor ner of section 3, twp. 19 north, range 22 east. On a road to be abandoned as fol lows: The old Dog Creek-Fort Ma ginnis stage road at the point where said road crosses the eastern line of the SW'4 NE% section 7, twp. 18 north, range 20 east, thence in a southeasterly direction at the point where the same road crosses the east ern line of the SW'4 NW'4 in sec tion 16, twp. 18 north, range 20 east, better set forth in the accompanying plat. On a «oad proposed to run as fol lows( provided the interested parties donate the right of way as agreed: Beginning at NE corner of the NWy t section 23, twp. 18, range 24 east, running west on section line to south east corner of section 16, twp. 19, range 23 east. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at the corner com mon to sections 29, 30, 31 and 32, twp. 19 north, range 22 east, thence north on the section line 7 miles, thence west one mile to follow the said sec tion lines as nearly as may be, and more particularly described as fol lows: Beginning at the corner com mon to sections 29, 30, 31 and 32, typ. 19, range 22, thence north one half mile, thence north 683 feet, thence north 6S degrees 10 feet, east 609 l'eet, thence north 19 degrees 10 feet, west S7 feet, thence north 68 degrees 40 feet, west 415 feet, thence north 32 degrees 10 feet, west 220 feet, thence north 1,477 feet, to the corner common to sections 19, 20. 29 and 30-19-22, thence north one-half mile, thence north one-half mile to the corner of sections 17, 18 19 and 20, twp. 9-22, thence east one-half mile to the one-fourth corner common to sections 17 and 20, thence north one and one-half miles, thence west one fourth mile, thence north one-half mile, thence west one-fourth mile to the corner of sections 5, 6, 7 and 8, twp. 19-22, thence north one mile to the township line, thence north two miles to the corner of sections 19, 20, 29 and 30, twp. 20-22, thence west one mile to within about 500 feet of the NW corner of section 30, thence north west to about 400 feet north of said corner, thence nort hto the SE corner of section 24-20-21, thence north half mile. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at a point near the quarter section corner on the north line of section 35, twp. 19 north, range 22 east, where the old county road crosses the north line of said section and running thence due west to the section corner common to sec tions 26, 27, 34 and 35 in said town ship and thence running south along the west line of said section until said line intersects the old ioad. Viewers reported unfavortrole on the following described petitions, said re ports were approved. On a road pro posed to run as follows: Beginning at the railroad crossing Just north of the depot in Grass Range. This be ing the crossing in the SE»4 of sec tion 28, twp. 15 north, range 23 east, thence in a northeasterly direction parallel to and on the west side of the C., M. & St. Pa railway right of way to the north line of section 28, in twp. 15 north, range 23 east. On a petition to abandon a road running as follows: Beginning at a point between sections 22 and 23, thence south between said sections and between sections 26 and 27, and between sections 34 and 35, twp. 15, range 22 east, thence south between sections 2 and 3, thence south be tween sections 10 and 11, twp. 14, north, range 22 east. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at the foot of the hill on the SE% section 16, twp. 13, and south to connect up with the SE corner of the SE>4 of aforesaid sec tion 16. On a road proposed to run as fol lows: Beginning at the northeast cor ner of section 9, twp. 12 north, range 26 east, thence running one mile east, thence running one mile north to pres ent county road. Board adjourned to 10 o'clock a. m., Dec. 7, ,1916. Board met as per adjournment, Dec. 7, 1916. All members present. D^: Set for eHaring Appeal from De cision County Superintendent; An appeal from the decision of the county superintendent of schools in the matter of the creation of school district No. 166 was filed and Thurs day, aJn. 4, 1917, at 10 o'clock a. m., was set for a hearing. Bids Opened. B'ds were opened and found to be as follows: Fergus County Democrat—The pub lication of all county commissioners' proceedings free. All advertisements required by laW or ordered by the board of county commissioners, or other county offi cers, including notices, reports and tabular work, at 25 per cent less than the maximum rate allowed by law. Printing and furnishing of eighth sheet blanks, bound dr unbound, 50 per cent of the statutory rate, print ing and furnishing quarter sheet bthnks, bound or unbound, at 20 per eSnt undfer the statutory rate, print ing of aud furnishing one-half sheet blanks, bound or unbound, at 20 per cent nhder the statutory rate, print ing and furnishing full.sheet blanks, i bound or unbound, at 25 per cent un-1 der the statutory rate, assessment lists, $22.50 per 1.000. AU books of record, sizes demy and medium, at 20 per cent less than the I maximum rate allowed by law. i All books of record, sizes larger than demy or medium, at 50 per cent i less than the maximum rate allowed ; ^J aw ' I • v' t CPI " S P® r hundred, ■ 8 -ft b 1 *• , 1 mo , cents : 0T bbe lrs ^ ' 100 ant * 1 cents for earb subsequent i , ______. _ „ __ , . , . I i nnA^ 1 . Warr: £oE: S ' W * 1 .® n order-j )0 °JLTlZft per thousand | I, , a d \ 00 ° at „° ne , feft 110 ! per thousand, when ordered 12,000 at! one time, $7.50 per thousand. Bill heads, letter heads, memo I heads, notices ana all other forms of | job work or printing not mentioned in the statutes, at regular commer- j cial rates. Official stationery, stamped ehvel opes, etc., at regular commercial rates, i Office supplies and utilities as i hereinbefore specified, at regular i commercial rates. ! It is understood and agreed, that! at least .60 days shall be allowed in j m 1 K Sta , nCe f °r f " rnishln 8 01 ! bla, ' k , book f or books ot record, in , to , ow for transportation by f Pl 5 bt - , casea where it is neces Se * 1 u,i ,? r b ,? oks b y express 10 per cent shall be allowed above the c ° v ® r . additional cost of j transportation, but in no case to be in excess.of the maximum rate fixed by j • , . „ . . J j expressly agreed that; matepla '. sba11 be sub the approval of the board of! county commissioners. 1 For Care of Poor. i Dr. F. F. Attix: 1 hereby submit a bid of $50 for the year 1917 and agree to rurniRn all ordinary medicine and surgical seiwices for the poor and in 1 j. Jai ; county farm and j within a radius of 20 miles from Lew istown. An additional charge of 75 cents per mile one way beyond the | 20-mile radius. Curtis W. Wilder, M. D.: I hereby propose to provide medical and sur gical attention and the necessary medicine and surgical dressings to the Indigent, sick, poor and infirm of Fer gus county, within a radius of 20 miles of the city of Lewistown and at the poor farm and county jail for the sum of $525 per annum. Outside of the 20-mile radius the charge to be 75 cents per mile one way. A. W. Deal, M. D.: X agree to per form the duties of county physician at the following terms: All medical and surgical work within a radius of 18 miles from Lew istown at $500 per year. The county to furnish assistants when necessary in surgical operations. Myseir to fur nish all medicine, instruments and drugs. All confinement cases which are normal cases at the rate of $12.50 per case; abnormal cases at $20 per case. All cases existing outside of the 18 mile radius at 90 cents per mile per case. For Coal. Alex Sharp: I will furnish lump coal for the sum of $5.50 per ton. A. C. Cox: I agree to furnish Mc Donald Creek lump coal for the court house until May 1, 1917, at the rate of $6 per ton. Contracts Awarded. After considering the bids submitted contracts were awarded as follows: Dr. A. W. Deal, for care of indigent, poor and sick. Fergus County Democrat, for county printing. In the matter of furnishing coal, it was decided to reject all bids because of the high prices prevailing at this time, and the janitor was instructed to purchase coal in the open market at the best prices obtainable. Board adjourned at 3 o'clock p. m. and convened as a board of health. The report of Health Officer Dr. A. W. Deal was read and approved. Board of health adjourned and board of county commissioners reconvened. County Officers' Reports Approved. County Officers' reports were ap proved as follows: F. Tullock, sheriff. J. L. Martin, clerk of district court. F. R. Cunningham, clerk aud rec order. Granted Leave of Absence. Leila M. Baker, county superintend ent of schools, was granted leave of abseuce from the state. Add to Disallowed Bills Under Date of Dec. 5. Mrs. J. L. Kelly, for rent of hall for election, $5. Minutes of a special session of the board of county commissioners of Fergus county, Montana, held after due notice had been given and called for the purpose of appointing a census taker in the territory proposed to be incorporated as the town of Grass Range. Board called to order at 10 o'clock a. m.. Dec. 8. 1916. * Present: Chas. D. Allen, chairman. E. D. Barney, commissioner. B. F. Moulton, commissioner. F. R. Cunningham, clerk. Census Taker Appointed. J. C. Robinson, Jr., was appointed census taker for the territory pro posed to be incorporated as the town of Grass Range. Board adjourned sine die. Attest: F. R. CUNNINGHAM, Clerk. Approved: CHAS. D. ALLEN, Chairman. | I VISITING HER DAUGHTER. George Eppers and wife of Ken osha, Wis., are in the city visiting with their daughter, Mrs. Art d'Autre moht. They also will visit with a son and thefr daughter, Mrs. J. W. Boecker, at Denton, before continuing their journey to California, where they will spend the remainder of the winter. FOR THE CEN8U8. Born—In this city, Saturday morn ing, December 23, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Robinson, a daughter. " . . - - , I - k f < t « d * t a a Angel- with clips, have been invented : aave carpenters time In picking up; na, ' s - i CUPID URL FVERV MORE MARRIAGE LICENSES IS SUED this Month than for ANY PREVIOUS MONTH. Up to 5 o'clock Saturday evening, the ; hour for closing the office. Clerk J. L. Martin of the district court had issued during December 56 marriage licenses, ! breaking the record for any previous month in the history of Fergus county i by a wide margin, with several days yet to run. - TAYLOR-BEAL. J °hn G. Taylor and MIsb Carrie Beal milS WEDDINGS SATURDAY of Fort Maginnls were married at the Methodist parsonage Saturday morn ing, Rev. C. M. Donaldson of the Meth odist church performing the ceremony. Mrs - Allen Lansbury. a sister of the bride, attended. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor will make tlieir home at Fort Magin- i n * s - - i HALL-GLAZIER, Clarence S. Hall of Dawson county I and Miss Lillian Glazier of Straw were j married here Saturday, Rev. Donald son officiating. The bride and groom I were attended by Mrs. Grace DeLong u f Straw. Following the ceremony, j Mr. and Mrs. Hall left for their new home in Dawson county. ! __ SEVALS-COTTON. Walter Sevals and Kathryn Cotton, both of Winnett, were married at the Methodist parsonage by Rev. Donald son Saturday afternoon, in the pres ence of Robert Sheill and Bernice Mur ray ___ DRYDEN-TRAMS Murch M. Dryden, a well-known res ident of Gilt Edge, and Bertha Trams of the same locality, were married here Saturday afternoon, Rev. Donald-j son performing the ceremony. - OTHER LICENSES. Other licenses issued Satuiday were to Thomas K. isitt and Sibyl Apple of Lewistown, Robert \V. Anderson and Mary Ann Richards of Kendall. COULTER—DUFFY. Sam Coulter of Denton and Miss Mary Duffy of Fort Maginnls were united in marriage Saturday evening at 7 o'clock at the Empire rooms by Rev. Crego of the Baptist church. The newlyweds will make their home on a ranch near Denton. - ANDERSON—RICHARDS. Robert W. Anderson of Kendall and Miss Mary Ann Richards of Kendall! were married Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Empire rooms. Rev. Crego of the Baptist church officiat ing. William Courts and Miss Eliza betli Anderson, sister of 'the groom,! were attendants. Mr. and Mrs. An-! derson will reside at Kendall, where the groom is a miner. CITIES FOR FARM LOAN BANKS ARE SELECTED; MONTANA DRAWS BLANK (Continued from Page One.) surrender their holdings as they may be needed to meet this situation. In designating locations for the bank thp board was truidpd rhipflv Dana tlie board was guided chiefly by the needs of rural sections This *'To the twelve banks in New England and Middle Atlantic states, the chief cen ters of population. Three go to the f° utb >. b '; e '0 the farming states of the middle west and west and two to the Pacific coast. The 12 districts into which the coun try is divided were announced by the farm loan board today as follows: District No. 1.—Maine, New Hamp shire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. District No. 2.—Pennsylvania, Dela ware, Maryland, Virginia, West Vir ginia and the District of Columbia. District No. 3.—North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. District No. 4.—Ohio, Indiana, Ken-! tucky and Tennessee. District No. 5.—Alabama, Missis sippi, Louisiana. District No. 6.—Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas. District No. 7.—Michigan, Wiscon sin, Minnesota and North Dakota. District No. 8—Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. District No. 9.—Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. District No. 10.—Texas. District No. 11.—California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. District No. 12.—Washington, Ore gon, Montana and Idaho. NORTH DAKOTA GETS READY. FARGO, N. D„ Dec. 27.—Twenty farm loan associations have already been organized in North Dakota and five others are being formed, accord ing to a statement made here tonight by Dr. J. E. Boyle of the state agri cultural college, who has been in charge of the work. Dr. Boyle's state ment followed the announcement by the federal farm loan board today that St. Paul had been selected as the loca tion for the bank with which this state will deal, together with Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. The associations formed thus far in Nortli Dakota represent a member ship of nearly 400 farmers. The first to be established was organized at Ray, Williams county, three weeks ago and is now the largest with 100 members. The five organizations un der way are to be at Mandan, Nor wich, Verona, Erie and Arnegard. Director Thomas Cooper of the state experiment station has had gen eral supervision of the organization work, which lias been conducted large ly through county agents. ~ © GAP HOTEL DOING WELL. John Dolan, proprietor of the new hotel at Judith Gap, which alls been running since last August, is in Lew I istown on business. Mr. Dolan reports good business sin< ' f! the opening ° f the : new hostelry, which consists of 35 rooms. The new hotel is. a very cred-1 itable one for tbe Gap town. GRADE IS READY; [TURNS THE MILWAUKEE'S GRASS RANGE-WINNETT LINE. Contractor Burke returned Tues day from Grass Range, where he has had his outfit at work on the Grass Range-Winnett grade for the Milwaukee for some months past. He states Unit the grading is now entire lv finished and ready for the steel, which is to go down the first thing in the spring. It will take about J j ; | j ---- I ALL READY FOR THE STEEL ON RAILWAY TRAFFIC IS DEMORALIZED month to lay the rails from Grass Range into Wfnnett. Mr. Burke has been using a eater pillar engine in this work and states that it proved very satisfactory. —-------a-- from Roy was stalled up above Ar TRAIN SERVICE AFFECTED. The extreme cold weather, witlv heavy snow In many sections, has seriously affected railway traffic, in Montana and in Fergus county there is considerable trouble. The train metis and two relief crews wore sent OU t to give assistance. Heavy snow and severe cold around Grass Range has demoralized traffic therq.a hit and yesterday the Milwaukee train front Butte was sent right on to Grass Range and returned with the passen The Milwaukee train front Great Falls yesterday afternoon was an hour am ) three-quarters late in reaching here and last night's Great Northern trllin due at 7:30. was three hours i a * P -------- COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, No meeting of the city council was held Tuesday night, as the city fathers have decided upon a vacation during the holidays. The next meeting will take place Tuesday, January 2, when au important session is expected. The rooming house license revocations will come up for consideration, as well a regular and important monthly busi ness. ___________ NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Estate of Geza Ottopal, deceased. Notice is hereby given, by the under signed, administrator of the estate of Geza Ottopal, deceased, to the credit ors of and all persons having claims against the said deceased, to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers within four months after the iirst pub llcation of this notice, to the said ad ministrator at Lewistown, Fergus county, Montana, or to Chas. J. Mar shall, attorney for said estate at lx'w istown, in the county of Fergus, state of Montana. Dated at Lewistown, Montana, Do cember 6, 1916. GIJS MODEL, Administrator of the Estate of Geza Ottopal, Deceased. First publication J2-7-41. NOTICE OF EXECUTRIXES' SALE OF REAL ESTATE AND PER SONAL PROPERTY. Notice is hereby given that in pur suance of an order of the District Court in and for Fergus county, state ()f Montana, made on the 27th day of December, 1916, in ■ ^Ute. t tl e " f ^ undersigned executiixc3- bf the an( j testament and of the es tate of Baid John P . Barnes, deceased, will sen at private sale on and after Monday, the 15th day of January A. 1). 1917, to the highest bidder, upon the termH ' aml conditions hereinafter mentlonedj and subject to confirma tion by said district court, the follow ing described real property, situated in Fergus county, state of Montana, to-wit: Lots numbered 7 and 8 in block 5 of Morase Addition to Lewistown; Lots 1 and 2 of block 8 of the origi nal townsite of Windham; The west half of the southeast quarter and the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 29, in township 15, north of range 12 east., Montana meridian; An undivided one-half interest in lots "' 7 and 8 and a fractional part of lot 9 in pi ock e 7 of the original _________ trixes, at Lewistown, Montana, or may he delivered to the undersigned execu I trixes personally, or may be filed in i the office of the Clerk of said District j court at any time after the first pub J llcation of this notice and before the making of sale. Done and dated this the 27th day of December, 1916. JENNIE L. BARNES and ; MARTHA E. WUNDERLIN, | Executrixes of the Last Will and of | the Estate of John P. Barnes, De ceased. | First publication 12-28-3t. townsite of Lewistown, commonly known as the Day House hotel prop erty. Together with all and singular the tenements and other improvements thereunto belonging or In anywise ap pertaining. Also the following described per sonal property, to-wit: One share of common and two shares of preferred capital stock of the National Monthly Company; 25 shares of the capital stock of the Banking Corporation of Montana; 20 shares of the capital stock of C. E. Shoemaker and Company; 2 shares of the capital stock of Montana State Fair; 20 shares of the capital stock of tlie Mon tana Livestock & Casualty Insurance Company; 3 shares of the capital stock of the Independent Publishing Com pany; 40,000 shares of the capital stock of the Picket Pin Gold Mining Company, Ltd.; 485,500 shares of the capital stock of the Midas Gold Dredg ing Company of Montana. Terms of sale of real property, cash with ten per cent §f the amount of sale payable at the time the bid is accepted, and balance on confirma tion of sale and delivery of deed to purchaser; on sale of personal prop erty. ten per cent of cash to accom pany bid, and balance on confirmation of sale and delivery of property pur chased. All bids or offers must be in writ ing and may be left at the law offices of Blackford & lluntoon or Mettler & Briscoe, attorneys for the execu Apparatus almost automatic in op-[ oration has been invented to enable I policement to time automobiles ae ornately and arrest violators of speed laws. • ■______________.j : SHERIFF'S SALE. j Alice Moule, plaintiff, vs. Fred Davis, Kate L. Davis ami Walter A. ' Stark, defendants. To be sold at sheriff's sale on Sat- \ urda.v, the 20th day of January, A. D. 1917. at two o'clock p. m. of that day. J at the front door of the court house 1 In the city of Lewistown, Fergus conn ty, Montana, the following described j real property, situated la Fergus conn ty, Montana, to-wit: The south half of the southeast I quarter and the south half of the southwest quarter of section sixteen (16) in township fourteen (14), north of range thirteen (13) east of the Montana meridian in Montana, con taining one hundred and sixty acres, together with all water, water rights,! ditches, flumes and aqueducts there- i unto belonging or usually had and en joyed therewith, together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belong- i ing or in anywise appertaining. 1 Dated at Lewistown, Montana, this I the 27tli day of December, A. 1). 1916. ' FIRM1N TULLOCK, Sheriff. i By L. P. SLATER, Under Sheriff. Blackford & lluntoon, Attorneys for Plaintiff. First publication 12-28-41. SHERIFF'S SALE. Vermont Loan and Trust a corporation), plaintiff, vi T. Allen, defendant. To be sold at shorin's --| ; company ' . Walter j sale on ! Thursday, Jan. 11, 1917, at 2 o'clock j at the front door of the court | house in Lewistown, Fergus county Montana, to the highest, and lies! bid der for cash In hand, ail of the de fendants' interest in and to the to! lowing described real estate, situated lying and being in Fergus county Montana: The west half of the southwest quarter (WVj 8W14 > of See. twenty seven (27), the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter (S10>4 KK',4 ) of; See twenty-eight (28), and the north west quarter of the northwest quiu ter (NW'i NW>4) of See. thirty-four (34), in township thirteen (13) north, range twenty-three (23) east, of the Montana meridian, containing one hundred sixty (160) acres, more or less, according to the government suivey thereof. Together with all and singular, the tenements, hereditaments and appur tenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining. FIKM1N TULLOCK. Sheriff. By L. P. SLATER, Under Sheriff. Dated at Lewistown, Mont., Thurs day, Doe. (21, 1916. WRIGHT ti DOCKERY, Attorneys for plaintiff. 12-2i-at. NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING. State of Montana 1 :ss. County of Fergus ) Office of Lewistown Co-operative Mercantile Association. Public notice Is hereby given that i a special meeting of the stockholders i of the Lewistown Co-operative Mer-1 cantilo company, a corporation, organ-1 ized and existing under and by virtue j of the laws of the state of Montana, will be held at its office at No. 113 West Main street, Lewistown, Mon tana, on the 3rd day of February, | 1917, at the hour of 2:00 o'clock p, m„ for the purpose of voting upon and determining Die following question, to wit: ''To increase the capital stock of the corporation, Lewistown Co-opera tive Mercantile association, from $50, 000 to $100,000, and to transact any other or further business that, may be deemed necessary In connection there with." Dated at Lewistown, Montana, this 20lli day of December, 1916. 1 I C. L. WENTWORTH, President, j MIKE GURNETT, Vice President. I F. B. HOUSL, ! Treasurer, j MRS. MINNIE COX, | Secretary. I CHRIS NELSON. —Board of Directors. I Firkt. publication 12-21-71. NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS. Official notice is hereby given to all stockholders In tlie Farmers' Mu tual Telephone company that the an nual business meeting of stockhold ers for tlie year of 1917 will be held at the Beaver Greek church on Sat urday, Jan. 13, 1917, at 10 o'clock a ll V,. At tbis me ®tlng the election officers lor tho ensuing year will take place together with other im portant business that virtually re quires the presence of all stockhold ers. If you cannot he represented In person please send proxy. < Signed) GEORGE OTIS WASHBURN, Secretary Farmers' Mutual Tele phone Company. ______12-21-2L SHERIFF'S SALE. Goodridge-Call Lumber company, a corporation, plaintiff, vs. F. R. Rashow, Bank of Fergus County, a corporation; Thomas P. Blakeway, Frank Robie, A. T. Davis, George V. McCoy, O. C. Christiansen, W. L. McLain, Harvey Stewart, Thorn & Wilson, co-partners; Judith Basin Commercial Co., a corpo ration, and W. M. Beatiy, defendants. To be sold at sheriff's sale on Thurs day, Jan. 4, 1917, at 2 o'clock p. m. at the front door of the court house in Lewistown, Fergus county, Montana, to the highest and best bidder for cash In hand, all of the defendants' infer _____ est in the following described real es-, tate: Lot numbered three (3) of block numbered nine (9) in the townsite of Grass Range, in Fergus County, Mon tana, according to the map or plat of the survey thereof on file and of rec ord in the office of the county clerk and recorder of Fergus county, Mon tana, together with all the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise ap pertaining. Dated at Lewistown, this 14tli day of December. 1916. F1RMIN TULLOCK, Sheriff. By L. P. SLATER. Under Sheriff. Edgard G. Worden, Attorney for Plain tiff. First publication 12-13-3L SHERIFF'S SALE. Farmers' Elevator Company of Moore,' a Corporation, Plaintiff, versus Charles E. Phillips, Defendant. 1 To be sold at Sheriff's Sale on ! Thursday, January 18, 1917, at 2 I o'clock p. m. at the front door of the j court house in Lewistown, Fergus j County, Montana, to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, all of the defendant's interest in and to the following described real estate, sit I.uated, lying and being in Fergus Conn ty, Montana. Lots four (4) and live (5) in block seven (7) of the Third addition to the town of Moore, Fergus County, Mon tana. FIRM IN TULLOCK, Sheriff. By L. P. SLATER, Undor Sheriff, Dated at Lewistown, Montana, Thursday, December 28, 1916. OSCAR M. ULSAKER, Attorney for Plaintiff. 12-28-3t SHERIFF'S SALE, linger Loan and Realty Company, a corporation, plaintiff, vs, Roy L. McDonald, Margaret!) McDonald, Km erson-Branttngham implement Com puny, a corporation; Carbon Coal Company, a corporation, and Hlatisby Litlmm Coal Company, a corpora lion, defendants. To be cold at sheriff's sale on Fri day. Jan. 12. 1917, at 2 o'clock p. m., at the front door of the court house in la'wistuwn, Fergus county, Mini tana, to the highest and host bidder for cash In hand, all of the defend ant s' Interest in any to the following described real estate, situated, lying, laud being in Fergus County, Montana, The northeast quarter of the south west quarter (N15V4 SWW), the north half of the southeast quarter (NLj to the government survey thereof Together with all and singular, the tenements, hereditaments and appur tenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining. SE!») of See. twenty-three (23), and the north half of the southwest quar ter (N(j SW'4), th(> northwest quar tor of the southeast quarter (NW'4 Siv'i I. of Her. twenty four (24), ill township nineteen (19) north, of range fifteen (15) east, of the Mon tana meridian in Montana, contain ing 240 acres, more or less, according FIRM IN TULLOCK, Sheriff. lly L. I*. SLATER, Under Sheriff. Dated at. Lewistown, Mont., Thors day, Dee. 21. 1916. CHAS. J. MARSHALL, Attorney for Plaintiff. 12 21-3t. SHERIFF'S SALE. Mrs. M. (). Noerenherg, plaintiff, vs. SlgrUl Olson, ns executrix of the estate of Oscar Olson, deceased, and Frank Trefzer, as conservator, do lendunts. To he sold at sheriff's sale on Thursday, Jan. 11, 1917, at 2 o'clock p. in., at the front door of the court house In Lewistown, Fergus county, Montana, to the highest, and best bid der for cash In hand, all of the de fendants' interest In and to the fol lowing described real estate, situated lying and being in Fergus county, i Montana: i Tile east half of the southeast quar ter of See. twenty-two, the liortli west quarter o ft hi* northwest quarter j of Sec. twenty-six, and the northeast quarter of tile northeast quarter of Sec. twenty-seven, all in townsliii seventeen north, of range seventeen | cast, of Die Montana principal inert dtan, containing one hundred sixty acres, according to the United States government survey thereof. Together wllh all and singular, the tenements, hereditaments and upper tenances thereunto belonging or to anywise appertaining. F1111VI1N TULLOCK, Sheriff. Bv L. P. SLATER, Under Sheriff. 1 Dated at Lewistown, Mont., Thors I day, Dec. 21, 1916. lit. C. CltOMER, j Attorney for Plaintiff. 12-21-St. SHERIFF'S SALE. Lewis W. Spaulding, plaintiff, vs Henry F. Anderson, Gertrude M. Ail derson and Levi Knerr, defendants. To be sold at sheriff's sale or Thursduy, Jan. 11, 1917, at 2 o'clock n. in., at the front door of the court house in Lewistown, Fergus county, Montana, to the highest and best bid der for cash In hand, all of the do fendants' interest in and to the fol lowing described real estate, situated, lying and being in Fergus county, Montana: The southwest quarter of the north east quarter (SW'i NE14), the west half of the sout heast quarter (W14 if ofjsE'A), and the southeast quarter of the H0U thwest quarter <SE>/* SW'4). of ^ nineteen (19), lot one (1), the east hair of the northwest quarter (IS'4 NW'4), of Sec. thirty (30), and tile northwest quarter of the south west quarter (NW'4 KW'4), of Sec. twenty-nine (29), all in township eighteen (18), north, of range sixteen 06) east, of the Montana meridian in Montana. Together with all and singular, the tomments. hereditaments and appur tenances thereunto belonging or In anywise appertaining. FIRM IN TULLOCK, Sheriff. By L. P. SLATER, Under Sheriff. Dated at "LewlstoWn, Mont., Thurs day. Dpc. 21. 1916. C. W. BUNTIN', Attorney for Plaintiff. 12-21-3t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. Estate of William John Wiseman, deceased. Notice is hereby given by the undersigned, administratrix of the estate of William John Wiseman, de ceased, to tbe creditors of, and all per sons having claims against the said deceased, to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers, within four months after the first' publication of this notice, to tbe said administratrix at her residence in Moore, Montana, or to Ocsar M. Ulsaker, her attorney, at his office in the Clary building in Moore, in the county of Fergus. Dated at Moore, Montana, December 2. 1916. MARY A. WISEMAN, Administratrix of the Estate of Wil liam John Wiseman, Deceased. Oscar M. Ulsaker, Moore, Montana, At torney for the Estate. First publication 12 7 4i. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION, Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Lewistown, Montana, December 20, 1916. Notice is hereby given that PETER GRESHCHUK, of Giltedge, Montana, who, on Juno 16, 1911, made original Homestead entry serial No. 014640, for SE*4 SE'4, section 2, NEU NE'.j, section 11, N'4 NWV«. seetiu^Bl2, and also additional serial No. ()*)5, for SE'i SW'i, sec tion 2, W% J^'4, section 11, township 15 nortli, range 20 east, Montana meridian, has tiled notice of Intention to make three years final proof, to es tablish claim to the land above describ ed, before tlie register and receiver of U. S. land office, at Lewistown, Montana, on the 30th day of January, 1917. Claimant names as witnesses: S. P. Chernecky, Geo. Dunn, Chas. Dunn, of Giltedge, Montana; Mat Mel lieczuk, of Grass Range, Montana. H. J. KELLY, Register. First publication 12-28-5t. SHERIFF'S SALE. Lewistown State Bank, n corpor ation, plaintiff, vS. Earl E. Slmklns, Marie Slinklns anil Judith Basin Mer cantile Company, a corporation, de fendants. To lie sold ul sheriff's sale on Thursday, Jan. 11, 1917, at 2 o'clock p. in., at the front door of the court house in Lewistown, Fergus county, Montana, to the highest and best bid der for cash tn hand, all of the de fendants' interest tn and to the fol lowing described real estate, situated, lying and being in Fergus county, Montana: The south half of the northwest quarter, the northeast, quarter of the southwest quarter, the west half of the southwest, quarter, the liorthwost quarter of the southeast quarter, and the south half of tlie southeast quar ter of See. 15, tn township 13 nortli, of range 12 e.iiHt, of the Montana meridian in Montana. Together wllh all mid singular, the tenements, hereditaments amt appur tenances I hereunto belonging or in any wist' appertaining. Flit MIN TULLOCK, Sheriff. By L. P. SLATER, Under Sheriff. Dated m Lewistown, Mont., Thurt; dnv, I tee. 21, 1916. UEI.iDEN K DeKALI), Attorneys for Plaintiff, 12-21-31. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION—ISO LATED TRACT. Departri Lund Dee. 2, Noth reeled general land office, under provisions of Si e. 2455, 11. S., pursuant to the ap plication id' Harry Sellers of Forest Grove, Mont., serial No. 0!.55();l, we will offer at public sale, to the high est. bidder, but at not less than $3 00 per acre, at, 10 o'clock a. in., on the 24!h day of January, 1917, next, at this office, tlie following tract of lump Lot 4, SW*4 NW'4, See. 5, Twp. 13 n„ r. 21 E„ M. M. (80.64 acres). The Hale will not be kept open, but, will be declared closed when those present ut the hour named tiave ceased bidding. Thu person making tlie highest bid will be required to immediately pay to the receiver tho amount thereof. Any perilous claiming adversely the above described land are advised to file their claims, or objections, on or before the time designated for sale. H. J. KELLY, Register. First publication Dec. 21. rtment of tin 1 lot •nor. l». S Office at 1. 'Wist own, ? vlun! , 1916. <■ Is licreli ,v given llllll, l n; til by the ci iimmissli hut o i tin NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, U. S. lund office at lewistown, Mont., Nov. 21, 1916. Notice is hereby given that Blrrlle E. Stanton of Itattrlok, Mont., who, on April 4, 1913, made desert, land entry. No. 020288, for NW%SE'4, section 14, township 16N, range 18 E., Montana principal meridian, has filed notice of Intention to make final proof, to establish claim to the laud above de scribed, by purchase under the third paragraph of section 5 of tho act of March 4, 1915, before the Register and Receiver, tit Lewistown, Mont., on the 3rd day of January, 1917. Claimant names sh witnesses: George Kinloy, Garneil, Mont.; Charles Lucler, Lewistown, Mont.; William R. Sterner, BrookB, Mont.; George Martin, Armells, Mont. H. J, Kelly, Register. First publication Nov. 30, 1916. 5t. SHERIFF'S 8ALE. Realty Trading company, a corpo ration, plaintiff, vs. Edith Badger and A. G. Badger, her husband, and W. H. O'Brien and -----O'Brien, his wife, and Charles T. Luudstroiu and ——---Lundstrom, bis wife, de fendants. To the sold at sheriff's sale on Thurs day, January 4, 1917, at 2 o'clock p. m. at the front door of the co^irt house In Lewistown, Fergus county, Montana, to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, all of the defendants' inter est In and to the following described real estate, situated, lying and being in Fergus county, Montana. Tho east half of the southwest quar ter (10'4 SW'4) and the west half of the southeast quarter (W^£ SE%) of section one (1); the southeast quar ter of the northeast quarter (SH>4 NE'4) and the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter (NE'4 SEVilof section twelve (12), all in township eleven (II) north of range fifteen (15) east. Lots six (6) and seven (7) in the southeast quarter of tho southwest luarter (SE>4 SW'4) of section six ('6); lot one (1) and the northeast quarter of tlie northwest quarter (NE'4 NW'4) of section seven (7), all in township eleven (It) north, range sixteen (16) east; excepting therefrom the right of way of the Billings and Northern railway and portion hereto fore conveyed by deed and of record. Together with ail and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appur tenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining. Dated at Lewistown, Montana, on Thursday. December' 14, 1916. FIRMIN TULLOCK, Sheriff. By U P. SLATER, Under Sheriff. Belden & DeKalb, Attorneys for Plain tiff. First publication 12-13-3t.