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SHOES FIR SPRING. An.. W
S. The kind that Wear-- that give Satisfaction to the feet-whos purchase give Pleasure to the Economically inclined, for this is a Shoe Stock of Reasonable Prices Its best to come here for the Shoes for any of the family if Best Values are considered. +^' MNý LACES OurStockofShoesfortheLittleFolksistheLargest Security Shoes for Boys, ide firom Box Calf, " in the vicinity., We have just received the Swellest hook and lace. Are the best for wear we can buy. MADE AT NEW '..Line.tof Soft. Sole Shoes in White, Red, Blue and A ll izet a Nicely Trimmed in sizes 1 to 4 at A i UFIIGHTR- 35c and 50c 1.75, 2.00, 2.50 \ FACTORY Child's Dongola, Extension Sole; Ladies' Oxford for street wear Ladies' Vici Oxford, Extension Ladies' Vici turned. two strap - 1.25, 1.50, 1.75. 1.50 1.75, 2.00, 2.75 2.50, 2.75 A nice line of Spring Heel Shoes for 1"_ 1"0 1 _ _ _ _-5 2.0 2._ . . little folks made from Vici stock in Red. . , Sizes 3 to 5at "Watch Us" Oxford for Ladies, Dongola, good "America's Best" for Men. Cannot be Beat for 1.00, 1.25, 1.50 easy sole,25 onest Value. Box Calf and Vici, Extension sole, at hveryild's Picnic, Vici, Turned sole. A The same in Ox-blood and Trimmed in Blue also Black with Ox-blood front The same Shoe in a Finer Quality, 1.25, 150 . 1.68 3.50 1.75, 2.00, 2.25 A .ot of iroken Sizes for Ohldrven Bd AWomen. Values up to $3.00, to Ilose at 98 Cents. THE CARBON MERCANTILE COMPANY : : : RED LODGE,, MONT. .....PURE LIME..... Itr Wholesale and Retail. 0. S. HALL ' t Red Lodge. - - Montana. Carload Lots, (f. o. b. Red Lodge) T PER TON, $7.50. st Less Quantities, (f. o. b. or deliv ered in City) PER BUSHEL, 50c. Mall Orders Promptly Filled. OFFICERS OF CARBON COUNTY. d State Senator .............. . W. F. Meyer Representative.....................C. H. Gregory County Clerk and Recorder......JesseL. Smith Clerk District Court............H E. . sselstyn R Sheriff:....................... M. W. Potter ii Treasurer.................. Charles E. Wright Assessor........................W. R. Crockett b County Attorney ............. :... L. O. Caswell County Snp't of Schools .... Martha B. Dilworth County Surveyor................ W .Hine Public Administrator .........David Smethurst County Coroner... ................B. B. Kelley I Soroner.... W. B. Nutting, Chairman. Commissioners.... J. J. Frank B. J. Smith I RED LODGE POSTOFFICE. t General delivery ......... .8.00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Bnday 1.......... 2:00 m. to1 00p.m. Money order and registry department.............. 900 a.m to 4:30 p.m. MAILB CLOSE. Train No. 32 .... p.m. Wyoming stage (daily except Sunday) 1:45 p.m. LOCAL BREVITI ES. The Picket for all the news. M. B. Boughton was over from Sun light Sunday. Benn flies at the Red Lodge Lumber & Hardware Co's. store. it. Jean Kirkpatrick was in Helena this week on a business trip. Wanted-Woman to cook on ranch. Address J. R. Painter, Cody, Wyo. 42t3 400--Woolens-400 to select from at the tailoring sale May 12 and 13. Golden Rule. It W. Dean Hays has been appointed a United States commissioner at Mee testee. M. M. Donohue of Butte has returned to the city and intends to again locate here in the plumbing business. For the latest in spring styles and fancy vestings see Peters, the tailor. Cleaning and repairing done. 33-tf Thomas, J. Dudley will make final proof on his homestead before Commis sioner Johnston, at Gebo, June 16. Sam Webb went to Billings'this week to buy a new suit of clothes. For fur ther particulars apply to John Weaver. The Carbon County Bank has. money to loan at low rates of interest on im proved ranches on from three to five years time. 24-tf The Christian Endeavor society of the Congregational church will give a bas ket social at Italian hall a week from this evening. Oliver Paulsell and John Weaver have leased J. S. Dunivin's sand pit and orders for sand will be filled by calling on or notifying Mr. Weaver. 44t4 W. T. Busbee, a homeseeker from the good old state of Missouri, is here with his family and may conclude to purchase a ranch on Red Lodge creek. Manager William Bowden of the West ern Union telegraph office has returned from Laurel, where he went last week to temporarily relieve the operator at that station. Miss Grace Robbins of Rockvale and M. E. Coen of Roberts have been grant ad teachers' certificates by County Sup erintendent Dilworth, before whom they took the examination. The Picket has laid in a large and com plete stock of typewriter paper, put up in boxes of 500 sheets. Attorneys and others will find this paper to be just what they need in their business. * Dan R. Fisher was put through a course of sprouts last Tuesday night by Beartooth Lodge of Elks and is now in a .ps'ition to expatiate at length on the beauties of the golden rule. John Hogan returned Sunday from a 4 trip to his Clarke Fork sheep ranch. hu He went to Billings Monday, where he joined his wife and daughter, and all re- in turned to their home at Livingston. Document cover paper, in various frc shades and best quality, either plain or printed, can be had at The Picket office. Li Attorneys in need of covers for legal in strumentscan save money by patronizing wl this office. * Mrs. M. W. Potter and Mrs. William McIntyre went to Billings last Friday to accompany Sheriff Potter at a social session of the Billings lodge of Elks. P The function was in the nature of a Jc dedication of the lodge's new home. Rees Davis left on Tuesday for Helena, t where he will lease a house near the cap- D itol for a place of residence and be ready t to begin his services in the employ of tt the state as a laborer June 1. Mrs. or Davis will join him as soon as he gets v located. ts Without any previous announcement si a new time card went into effect on the Rocky Fork branch. last Monday. The rt time for leaving Billings is now at 6:45 L t. and arrival here is at 11:25. The leaving time is at 12:30 and arrival will be made u at Billings at 4:30. . B. A. Harlan was up from Gebo for several days this week, returning home li on Wednesday. Mr. Harlans is talking some of securing the newspaper plant stored at Bridger and editing a weekly paper from there, but nothing definite a has yet been done in the matter. Tom Collins of Joliet is in the city and ý- has arranged to have his brickmaking plant shipped from Bridger to Red & Lodge. The plant will be set up in the old McCafferty yards, below the water is tank, and Mr. Collins expects to begin the work of making brick next week. b. Before Justice Hawthorne last Satur t3 day morning John R. Weaver secured a at judgment for $23.95 against A. A. Buff ington, whom he had arrested recently at the train on a warrant charging him with trying to leave the state with in a tention to defraud his creditors. The e- order of arrest was released with the judgment. UUsLUw',,. The North Coast Limited service was resumed on the Northern Pacific last p Sunday. The equipment is fresh from N 1 the shops. About the middle of the r present month the company will receive n from the Pullman company ten new 1 twelve-section drawing room sleeping care, which will be placed in commission upon the new fast train. State Examiner Hudnall of Helena was in the city the first of the week in his official capacity. 'He checked up the Carbon County bank, the Carbon Build- I ing & Loan association and all of the t county officers. In each instance he t found the affairs being properly con ducted and said that all of the books and accounts accurately checked up. Matt Driscoll, the veteran boniface of c Billings, last week sold the Driscoll house to W. J. Mathiesen of Pierre, S. D., and has retired from the business on I account of the continued ill health of r his wife. The new proprietor is an ex perienced hotel man and it is certain 10 that the popularity of this splendid hostelry will be maintained under the new regime. B. E. Vaill received a copy of "The t- Story of Mary MacLane" last Monday, ýd probably one of the first to arrive in the to state, as the banker ordered it through at Dr. McClanahan, formerly of this city and now practicing in Chicago. The id book has come in for a good share of Lt- local interest because of the very thor p- ough advertising it has received from sy the press of the country. Mark Lantz, who has made several m trips to Virginia the past three years, re Pl turned to Red Lodge last Tuesday, ac rid campanied by a bride, having been at united in marriage with Miss Nellie James, at Richmond, Va., on April 22. a Mr. and Mrs. Lantz have gone to house by keeping in one of the Nutting residences --a in Word avenue, and the groom's many he friends in this city will join with The Picket in extending congratulations. - Old newspapers at this office, 25c per hundred. * br Fred T. Pearson and J. W. Matson are eV in the city. 1. E. A. Vickery was in town yesterday co from Clark, Wyo. Our Benn flies are here. Red Lodge Lumber & Hardware Co. lt. Millis & Co. of Billings have sold their all wholesale business to Yegen Bros. cil John Keenan went to Meeteetse this tb week to paint W. T. Hogg's new house. th Mrs. M. W. Potter and Mrs. C. W. to Pratt spent Wednesday with friends at Joliet. Ci W. E. Hymer arrived in the city yes- or terday in company with J. F. Spencer of wi Denver, Col. to The Livingston camp of Woodmen of gi the World initiated 164 new members Iy one night last week. fr Largest and best assortment of fishing r tackle in the city at Richardson's, oppo site Chronicle office. 44-t4 h L. P. Sichler expects to depart tomor row on a business trip to Spokane, Salt Lake City and the coast. Philip C. Scott will make final proof tl upon his homestead June 14 before v District Clerk Esselsty. L A marriage license was issued at Bil lings Tuesday afternoon to John Emer- a son and Estella Calvert of Bridger. c A son was born last Saturday night to a the wife of D. G. O'Shea, resident man- j ager of the Rocky Fork Coal company. 1 School warrant books, suitable for any t district in'the coun y, $1 each. For sale o i at The Picket office. Mail orders prompt- a ly filled. tf r O. P. Hanna of Sheridan, Wyo., was in r n the city yesterday and today on one of his periodical business trips to the Red I Lodge trade. a William and Arthur Brown of Alkali creek will make final proof on their I y desert claims before Commissioner n Mushbach June 14. 1- Select your summer suit from our 400 ie new woolens and have your measure oe taken by an expert. It is the chance of this season. Golden Rule. It 's L. A. Meyer departed Monday for it Park City, Utah, to accept a position. m Mr. Meyer was formerly foreman of the 1e machine shop at the Rocky Fork coal re mine. Charles Knatz, accompanied by his family and his sister, Miss Tillie Knatz, Wednesday departed for Philipsburg, Mont., to reside and look after his min a ing interests. in A rate of one fare for the round trip J has been made by the Northern Pacific k to Helena from any point in the state at c the time of the dedication of the Mon- t tana capitol and the Fourth of July celebration. Do you want a complete mailing list I of Red Lodge? The Picket can supply I you with the printed names of every voter. The list is up to date. Only two i bits and only a few left. * Seth D. Huneywell, the architect who drew the plans for A. E. Flager's resi dence in Hauser avenue, was on Tues I day awarded the contract to build the house. Work will be commenced upon it at once. The "Red Lodge flyer" was pressed in to service as a work train yesterday and distributed three carloads of ties between Joliet and this city on the trip up, delay e ing a large trainload of passengers three hours by so doing. Mrs. Blanche Hyde of Bridger, sten n ographer and law reporter, will be at the Spofford on May 19, to remain during l court, and will be prepared to work for the local attorneys. Mrs. Hyde is equip ped with a new Remington machine, the latest model. It e William Watson of Butte, formerly a 2. Red Lodge resident, was in the city a ,- few days this week, returning to his is home yesterday. He was accompanied y as far,as Billings by his father-in-law, ie W..8. Hall, who made a business trip down the line. Bids, for the erection of The Picket the bricia block were opened last Saturday grei evening and the contract awarded to W. see T. Perham of Butte. The block will abl cost 88,000 and is to be completed by to s July 20. Work is to begin on the build ing the first of the week. Bul M. C. Lowe, A. E. Fry, W. A. Hanks. fort Charles Williams and Albert F. lauman, a m all registering from Nye, arrived in the latt city yesterday afternoon and stopped at Bri the Spofford. They came as witnesses in tha the Stillwater justice court case heard the today by Justice Hawthorne. ran J. T. Gilbert, one of' the pioneers of Th Cooke, came in yesterday from his ranch ai on the headwaters of the Clarke Fork atx with a pack train of ten horses, and re- int turned today with supplies. He says cot grass is six inches high beyond the can yon and that but for the cold winds po from Red Lodge grain would be about ito ready to harvest. thi Mrs. J. M. Fox arrived yesterday from fro her home ot Portland, Ore., and will re- da; main a few days on a visit with her sons, old Attorneys Sydney and Francis St. J. Fox, gir and then proceeded to Missouri. Miss De Lockey Fox accompanied Mrs. Fox on at the journey and stopped off one day to He visit friends at Billings, arriving in Red Hi Lodge this afternoon. flc Mrs. Bessie Cooley of St. Jde, Mo., is tic anxious to locate her husband, Joe C. lic Cooley, who recently left Red Lodge and Ui went to Billings. She suspects that he M has a woman with him whom he calls his wife. She says that for the sake of er their baby she would like to find his th whereabouts and ether set him or make F< arrangements to get a divorce. th J. A. Porter, who with his family re- hi moved recettly to Tishomingo, Indian ti f Territory, in a letter received from him c[ I this week by H. H. Hyatt, states that te the family arrived at their destination n, i safe and well. Mr. Porter says there is it r plenty of wild turkey in the locality, that h it is very hot and that there are lots of p flees in Tishomingo, but no flies on the tI town. s5 a Charles Bronson will leave shortly for - ,fthe National Park to drive stage the coming summer for the Yellowstone National Park Transportation company. r He will return to his old position with L. Larkin & Fleming at the end of the e season. Up to last year Mr. Bronson ii had been a stagecoach driver every sum mer in the Park for a long period of is years. Z, Sheriff Potter returned Wednesday g, evening from a trip over in Sweet Grass O county and along the Stillwater sub poenaeing witnesses in the case against ip John Morton, who had a hearing today ic before Justice Hawthorne on a charge at of malicious mischief. While on the n- trip the sheriff put in a !little time fish ly ing in the Stillwater and secured a nice string of trout, including a three pounder. Frank E. Peterson has begun suit in the district court against George Yates, alleging forcible detention of forty acres of land located on Red Lodge creek. Peterson claims that while he was absent from the place about April 1 Yates made a forcible entry upon the land and refuses to give up possession. Plaintiff suses for restitution of the land, $100 damages and costs of the suit. W. F. Meyer is the plaintiff's attorney. Red Lodge Clerks' union, No. 240, decided at a meeting held Tuesday even ing to give a ball at the opera house on the evening of Decoration day. A com mittee on arrangements was appointed to consist of A. Viers, Percy Spratt, George Baumgartner, H. A. Simmons and George Clawson. Carter's orchea tra of tour pieces will furnish music for the occasion. The union decided to hold their meetings on the first and third Mondays of the month. August Brunotte, a miner, expects to leave tomorrow for St. Paul to enter a hospital for an operation upon his left eye. Nine weeks ago Brunotte was struck in the eye b3 a flying piece of coal, while at work at the mine, and since then he has had a serious time with the optic, an ulcer forming upon the back of the eyeball and causing him is great suffering. Brunotte says he can c< see out of the eye and hopes he will be ai able with proper care and an operation fe to save its sight. ft J. O. and W. K. 3uflington sued W. M. r Buflington last Saturday afternoon be fore Justice Hawthorne for the value of a mile and a quarter of wire fence on the T latter's ranch, three miles south of Bridger. The claitp of the plaintiffs was u that they built the fence and that when C their brother secured possession of his b ranch he claimed property rights to it. The defendant proved, however, that in a a settlement with the two brothers d about two years ago he came peaceably I into possession of the fence, and the court therefore found for the defendant. Hugh McQuaid, who was recently ap pointed custodian of the new state cap itol, for which position Rees Davis of c this city was an applicant, dropped dead a from apoplexy at a Helena hotel Satur- f - day morning. McQuaid was one of the c oldest newspaper men in the state, be- . ginning as a printer for Captain Mills at t Deer Lodge in 1864 and afterwards( being 1a member of a firm which owned the ) Helena Independent for several years. i 1 He later went to London and helped to I float the Drum Lummon tminA proposi s tion which made Thomas Cruse a mil :. lionaire and McQuaid himself wealthy. d Unfortunate speculation afterward left e McQuaid a poor man. s W. A. Lewis, editor-apothecary-ranch er, former publisher of The Picket, is in ' the city from his ranch in the Clarke 'e Fork Canyon. Joe is becoming tired of the isolation of his hole-in-the-wall and has a deal on with a Minnesota party for '. the purchase of his canyon property. In mn case he effects the safe thereof he con it templates reengaging in the drug busi in ness somewhere in this state or in Wash is ington. He reports that "Dutch Joe" at has discovered an immense lead of cop of per ore on Crandall creek and predicts ýe that there will be a stampede to that section the coming summer. The lead or Everybody Come! SEE THE IMMENSE DISPLAY OF Woolens ..Piece WE WILL SHOW THE ENTIRE LINE OF STRAUSS BROS. (ood Tailors for Tweaty.five Years, Consisting of nearly 500 up.to-date patterns of suitings and trouserings in novelty worsteds, cassimeres, vicunas, homespun., etc., as well as fashionable staples in all shades. The highest standard of workman ship at prices so low that you will wonder. STRAUSS BROS.' guarantee of perfect fit and I will bo with you on workmanship, endorsed by us, goes with every gar May 12 and 13. met ment A SKILLED REPRESENTATIVE from Chicago, will be pree*nt to assist us in making this THE GREATBST SALE OF TAILORING ever held here. Don't miss this chance of having your mgasure taken by an expert, even if not ready to order, . Come in and get some valuable pointers about good tailoring GOLDEN RULE DEPARTMENT STORE RED LODGE, MONT. is in the same mineral zone as the dis. coveries made in the Sunlight district and has a width of from thirty to forty: feet and carries copper that is wonder fully rich. Mr. Lewis will return to his ranch in a da3 or two. Notice of Dissolution of Partnerphip. To ALt Waons IT MAY CONcESN: Be it known that the partnership here: tofore existing between the undersigned; under the firm name of L. Whitney & Co., and doing a general merchandise: business at Carbonado, Carbon county, Montana, is this day disolved. L. Whitney will carry on the business and collect all bills and assume all ind debtedness. Dated Billings, Mont., April 20,1902. Liuous WaHINEY. 43-t4 J. B. HIErORDa. Reveals a Great Secret, It is often asked how such startling cures, that puzzle the best physicigen, are effected by Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption. Here's the secret. It cuts out the phlegm and germ-infected mucus, and lets the life-giving oxygin enrich and vitalize the blood. It heals the inflamed, cough-worn throat and lungs. Hard colds and stubborn coughs soon yield to Dr. King's New Discovery, the most infallible remedy for all throat and lung diseases. Guaranteed bottles a 50c. and 81.00. Trial bottles free at H.: J. Armstrong. 43t5 "Mining in Montana" t is the leading chapter in Wonderland, 1902, the Northern Pacific's annual pub lication, just issued. The chapter re - lates the history of mining in Montana a from the early days and is i'luetrated from some rare' old photographs and from some taken especially for the pur pose. l The book is a good one for your ýr friends in the east as well as for your n self. Send six cents and address, for each copy wanted, to Chas. S. Fee, Gen' 1- Pass. Agt., St. Paul, Minn., and he will i- mail it to each address. 34-tf P- C A It O R= 11` e Bear.s the Kind You H. Aw Boht dl. or'