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At The /3 • £ - R For These Cool Evenings ''The Store For Men' TjxeRural Roundup Items Sent in By The Courier's Special Corps of News Gatherers WENDELL ITEMS Grain is cut in this vicinity and stacking has begun. Bessie Gray spent several days the past week with Mrs. Newberry. Charley Taylor's are rejoicing over the arrival of a six pound baby boy, Monday, August 30th. Mrs. Holmes and Bessie Gray are visiting Mrs. John Forsman near Glas gow this week and also attending the county fair. \ Jay Taylor sold several horses to the Government Agents, delivering them at Glasgow and is now the proud possessor of an auto. A few of Mrs. Joe Taylor's neigh bors surprised her on the afternoon of her birthday. A pleasant time was had and after refreshments were served the ladies wended their way homeward. OSWEGO ITEMS Stock shipping is now in full force. Mrs. Mosher is visiting with her parents at New Rockford, N. D. Mr. and Mrs. Herkins of St. Paul, are visiting with the latter's brother, Phil Weis, on the homestead. Mrs. Ella Wall and her son, Neal, left the first of the week for Minne apolis where Neal will attend college. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Flint delightfully entertain ed company from Wolf Point on Sun day. Wm. Bontinell is in from the home stead and reports haying fine. We are very proud of our pioneer home steader, who is so active at the age of 73. Mr. Hägen had a very close call this week. While out shooting, one of his companions accidentally shot him in the back, but the distance was so great, little harm was done, more than a scare. NORTH BENCH Bill Peters marketed a load of po tatoes Thursday. Mrs. Fred Miles visited Mrs. J. L. Byer Wednesday. Little Alice Byer spent Wednesday night with Mrs. Miles. Ward Maris was out taking the school census this week. Miss Elmina Stewart is visiting her parents at the Parker ranch. Mrs. James Gunning was quite sick last week, but is better at this writ ing. The weather still continues fine, but several predict frost in the near future. Miss Jennie Kline is assisting Mrs. DOINGS OF THE VAN LOONS But Grace and her Hubby will get along somehow HERR RE 5RS AND TH6N noy WORK iT So W& CAN LIME. U, VI1TH yevK POLKS AND seems ON THEM po* AWMILC . "THRN WE CAN SAVE A l»->TTue mongi AND start X v+ouse-keepinc on ovr own VHoofc AFTER. A WMILE. I~r NftARLV HOME. AND | (KT 1—. EVEftTBoOf WtUC 8a TICKLED TO S&R. VI J ACK AÇAiM . rt _/TH*T U. JVJT ' Be f=INB,U>VSV;NRlU vtAve A fine C»AN TO SAW* VNHBW WE Live rtlTM THE. OTHCAVV J>V if WOUtE ■E PRgTTf HARD Î /Vo VW [THAT WACe^ S VsUUU DO. f 1 pBwmr/ vVfc*E IN uwtK I L CyRACE t combs} Y ovR FATHER NOW? f \ watch him PAi-C ort \ hew*. NECK IN HAPW-J J ^*1 MC « f ^ J ^ „ "I 7Tv ft » bo KT Ana reed S *2^ *r NE.V^ wS WMk PBr lis m&wiLL a ll-rich r ß fft g. gm er 7 m % m s Ci C. H. Richardson with her work at present. Everybody is getting ready for the fair. Several around here are mak ing entries. Mrs. Ryan and daughter, Mrs. Ston uey, spent a few days on the latter's claim near Tampico, this week. Lange and Burger started out threshing about a week ago, but had a breakdown Friday noon, and owing to a mistake made in ordering the ne cessary part, they didn't get to re sume their work until Wednesday. MALTA ITEMS Sept. 8, 1915. Claude Conant came up from Saco, on business Tuesday. School began Monday with the full corps of teachers on hand. Miss Nellie O'Keefe returned to her home in St. Paul Sunday evening. The commissioners are holding us ual monthly session this week, be ginning Tuesday. D. J. McGrath, formerly county at torney arrived in the county seat this week after several weeks absence. Miss Mabel Peck visited Glasgow friends Sunday and Monday and while there took in the first day of the county fair. Mrs. J. M. Brayton and daughter, Elizabeth of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., are visiting the W. J. Tressler family and J. M. Brayton and wife. The firm of Clanton & Bandon went into receivership last week and Miss Mary E. Neilson was appointed re ceiver under $10,000 bonds. H. A. Johnson and a number of others went hunting Friday and while at the George Smith ranch the car refused to go. A. T. Livesconte told the others to go on hunting and he would see what was the matter. The others got but a few feet away, when an explosion took place and the car, which was a Crow, burned to the ground in a few minutes. Mr. John son was fortunate in carrying insur ance on the car. During the union Sunday school picnic Friday, which was held in the woods at the bridge north of town, a run-away team almost reached the crowd of children who were busily in tent on the races being held, when Rev. Cookingham heard the team and yelled to the crowd to run, at the same time turned the team into the field, thereby preventing what might have been a terrible disaster, as the bridge was crowded with children. One little three-year old gïrl Was about to leap into the water below when a lady grabbed her in time. On Saturday evening last, occurred another social event in Malta, which as usual was one of the most delight ful affairs ever given. About one hundred guests were invited by Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Kilduff to their spa cious home to help them celberate their twentieth wedding anniversary. About seven o'clock the guests began to arrive and when all had gathered, sat down to an elaborate dinner spread on tables on the lawn. A large bride's cake was cut by the bride of twenty years and in it were a ring, a dime and a button. Dr. Devney drew the ring, Mr. Johnson the dime and Allin G. Arnot the button, all causing much merriment. Each guest was presented with a crystal candle stick with candles for favors. After the dinner was concluded, the guests repaired to the house where a mus ical program by the following was given: Mesdames Ray Campbell, Dr. Arthur Jones, Dr. Blankenhorn, H. A. Parker, F. W. Hall, Misses Cecil Grace, Mabel Peck and Masters John and Campbell Kilduff. During an in terval in the program an old time charivari was given the bride and groom by Messrs. J. Sklower, Arnot, Debney, Devney, J. Tressler and oth ers. Mr. and Mrs. Kilduff received a large number of beautiful pieces of chinaware. About seventy-five guests attended the wedding of J. M. Brayton and Ilo Tressler Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. At the appointed hour and to the strains of the wedding march played by the groom's sister, Miss Elizabeth Brayton, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., the bridal party descended the stairs preceded by the ribbon bearers, Misses Lily Davidson, Gladys Allen, Mildred Wilson, Annie Survant, Ed ith Doores, Margaret Kirton and Hel en Caselberg, all carrying bouquets of red sweet peas. Miss Georgia Tressler, sister of the bride, w»s fiower girl, Miss Helen Schilling, bridesmaid, and Allin G. Arnot, best man. The bride was attired in white crepe de chene with overlace bertha, and carried white bridal roses. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Carl Perrin, of the Congegational church, under a beautiful canopy of vines, ferns, and sweet peas, arranged in the living room. The whole house was nicely decorated with sweet peas, pre senting a very delightful appearance. After the ceremony was over a most bounteous repast was served on tables set on the electric lighted lawn. The bride and groom who are well known Malta people, are residing in their newly erected cottage where they will be at home to their many friends af ter October 1st. They were the re cipients of many very beautiful gifts. GLASGOW GRAIN MARKET September 9th, 1915 No. 1 Northern . $ .73 No. 2 Northern 70 No. 2 Hard Winter Wheat 74 No. 1 Durum 74 No. 2 Durum 71 No. 1 Flax 1.39 Oats 21 Barley 31 Rye 70 Righteous Indignation A little girl placed some brightly colored Easter eggs under a setting hen. The old rooster happened to pass the nest when the hen was off feeding, and immediately went out in to the barn yard and killed the pea cock. CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ! Glasgow, Mont., Sept. 8, 1915. I The City Council of the City of Glasgow, Montana, met in regular ses sion in the office of the Clerk at eight o'clock P. M. Roll Call—The follow ing Aldermen answered present: St. Clair, Hurd, and Lezie. Mayor Kent present and presiding. Absent, Al derman Markle. The minutes of the meeting of Au gust 25th, which was adjourned to ' August 28th, were read and on mo tion of Alderman St. Clair, seconded by Alderman Hurd were approved. Carried. 1 A circular letter from the Industri al Accident Board instructing Muni cipalities that Police were to be con 1 sidered as Officers rather than Em ployees and that they did not come under the Workmen's Compensation J Act, was read and ordered filed by the Mayor. Reports were read from each, the City Marshall, Police Magistrate and City Treasurer and adopted on motion of St. Clair seconded by Hurd. Car ried. J. W. Rice was granted permission to move a shack from Lot 4 Block 41 to outside the City Limits: On motion of Alderman Hurd, seconded by Alderman Lezie. Carried. The City Engineer presented plans, specifications, and estimates on the GIVING BIG AUTO FOR BEST SAMPLE MONTANA WHEAT H» mM mm fett» r The Montana State Fair is this year giving a seven-passenger, six-cylinder Studebaker automobile as the grand prize for the best five sheaves of wheat and the best one bushel of wheat from the same field, grown on a Montana farm and shown at the State Fair by a Montana farmer. The proposed installation of the new unit of the Light Plant, and upon motion of Alderman Hurd and second of Al derman St. Clair they were accepted and ordered placed on file. Carried. It was moved by Alderman Hurd and seconded by Alderman St. Clair that bids be called for the construc tion of the power plant improvement on the 13th day of October, 1915. Roll Call—Voting Yes—Alderman Hurd, Lezie and St. Clair. Carried. It was moved by Alderman Hurd and seconded by Alderman Lezie that the Library - Committee be instructed to have a water fountain and other plumbing fixtures installed in the Li brary; also to have Library placed in shape at once to have same re-opened to the public. Roll Call—Voting Yes—Alderman Hurd, Lezie and St. Clair. Carried. The following bills against the City were considered: George Kemper, 100 sewer pipe $30.00 Electrical Engineering Co., sup plies 67.00 General Electric Co., supplies....185.32 Lewis-Wedum Co., Street, Li brary Supplies 18.05 Coleman Hardware Co., supplies 13.70 Mutual Oil Co., oil 63.25 Pittsburgh Meter Co., water meters ...110.70 Imperial Elevator Co., coal 600.54 W. W. Hurd, drayage etc., 20.85 accompanying picture shows the Stu debaker sample car, a duplicate of which the State Fair will give away. In the car, from right to left, are Sid J. Coffee, president; O. S. Warden, director; Pat Carney, vice president, and Pete Snelson, secretary, of the Montana State Fair; O. A. Johnson, Anton Schroer, street work 7.50 Albert Schroer, street work.... 7.50 Andrew Troeger, barn rent, hay, etc 16.85 Meier & Senne, blacksmith work street 42.35 Earl Moore, street work 7.50 J. L. Truscott, street supplies.. 8.85 William Reeser, line work 36.00 Nick Munson, street work 3.00 Nick Munson, street work 25.50 Martin Fissner, street work.... 15.20 Moore Phone Co., rentals etc.... 4.93 N. E. Baynham, dogs killed 2.00 Sam Grossman, hauling fire truck 5.00 Mrs. W. B. Shoemaker, library books 16.10 A. E. Smith, repairing plaster library 9.00 H. D. Palmer, clerk's freight, express, etc 42.57 Jed Darst, extra work on li brary floor 20.00 It was moved by Alderman Hurd and seconded by Alderman Lezie that the bills be allowed as audited by the auditing committee. Roll Call—Voting Yes—Alderman Hurd, Lezie and St. Clair. Carried. Adjourned. P. E. KENT, H. D. PALMER, Mayor. City Clerk. Courier want ads bring results. of the Western Auto Supply company, Studebaker agents, and B. S. Skin ner, assistant secretary of the State Fair. The picture was taken after the test run which preceded the pur chase by the Fair management of the Studebaker touring car as the grand prize.