Don't Forget The Dance Friday Eve. Aug. 26, I. O. O. F.Hall
EKALAKA, (CUSTER COUNTY) MONTANA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1919.
Nsw Buiidhi? Will Be O j
■r Tuesday. September (5th the
school !>' il will again commence
on a nine-months ringing con
tract and the children will have
finished their summer vacation.
This r ear the boys and girls will
occupy the new building and ma
lins week and h
rlad hearts for the
seats will arrive
... . , a ° soon
as possih e, the building win un-.
. 1 , , , .
dergo a tnorough clcanmg and
• wl > bemado to l ,re "
•sont a neat nnd tasty appearance.
fhe teachers secured to in
struct the various grades are:
Miss Lucy Markin, Miss Anna
Olsen, C. M Yokley and Prof.
W. W.'hler. The three former
tcaehers are well known here
having idled ])ositionsas teachers
in the Ekalaka schools last year
wb'.i'e their work was highly
complimented. The latter gen
tleman c- .mes from the state of
1 f sylvania and is said to be a
very callable person to fill
vacancy caused py the resi;
Lior >) r\ r unkenbusch. »
' s ena
1 er m
l! =is corp of instructors the
<•!' Î9.U; 1 : is sure to bring about
mate,*;, resui's and the board of
to l)e congratulât,
ol securing tn.e
j n )V
•nts should pre'pa
heir childron to
st't^ay and thus help in 1
g the confine; tc rm w ifli
h re a ! < i n roi I m en t.
or this i^uu- i
ron'x lowu attende 1
ti. • dance at Ihr oins ranch North
of town last Friday evening. A-1
bout twenty couple were present
and all had a most enjoyable
Doe Colvin drove his automo
bile to I'aKer and back yesterday
stalling at 5:30 in the morning
and returning at 9:00 ii^ the eve.
1 guess thats going some.
Lost Strayed or Stolen -One
bay horse 3 years old with strip
in fa.:*s, branded ^SS|on left shot
paid for his return to Mallough's
livery barn or information lead
der. Ten dollars reward w i 1 i be
ing to his recovery.
$5. Reward for
leading to recovery of a bay mare
weight about 1250. strip in face,
two white hind feet, branded
reverse letter "K" on right jaw,
Strayed from our ranch Friday
night Aug. 12th.
Booth <Sr McLean.
J. E. Campbell, of Miles City,
spent a few days in town this
week. Mr Campbell is out fori
the nomination of Countv Audi
p 1 L0U U t ;
tor on the Republican ticKet and
,. . . . . .
■vi .n a last increasing cortene of
i'i-iends in Miles and hereabouts
.1« Mr to mnl-A a stronir nm
is uur to make
On July 21, 1910 the General
Land Office withdrew from set
tlement, locating, sale or entry,
the below described townships in
. this territory and several thous
i n ,• ,
and acres of land in othei nearby
I „ t, • 1 „ i... - 4l i
■ states. I his land was withdrawn
under the Act of Congress on
: J;lno „ ,, )Tfl ns tIol
: Jane 22, 1910 as coal land and
j will be classed as such until an
j investigation is made by a gov
: verment geological survey which
is expected in a short time. When
, the order was first issued the
land offices were instructed to
receive no filings on the lands
withdrawn, but since then it is
«aid they have received notice to
except filings and issue final re
ceipts for a surface title only,
thus reserving all the coal for
the govermort. if any exists <,n
fhe land. Some 200 townships
were withdrawn in the Lemmon
land district and the people in
that section have ta Ken steps to!
modify the ordo'\ The following
town s nips in tin's sect; ;n are in
eluded in the withdrawn
•1 to. i 1 . 11,
1 to 11, 17
1 to 11,1-1,1
1 to 11,13 to 22
1 to-1,9 to 22
1 to -i,9 to 14, 17 t'> 22
i to 3,9 to ! 1 17 to 22
1 to 3.9 to 1 1
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THAT IS NEWS
Malt Cary finished the house
on his farmstead this week.
The management of the Box
1 Elder picnic is erecting the bow
i erv this week.
For Sale —One "New Home"
sewing machine, practicaly new.
Price $20. Inquire at this offce.
A new sign, "Custer House)
Cafe" now adorns Mr. Malm
(juist's new refreshment parlors.
All members of Gertrude Re
bekah Lodge No. 37
jedtobe present on Sept. 7th.
i Special business. Iiy order of N.G.
Alranl „ p ^ . ... ,
: i 2' lea( '- v ''t\e«al paities have
! notiüed lhe fair committee that
41,^.. ,, ■ • •
they intend bringing in their race
tmi>ca(! * iUn nn \ n \ wa *:,„ m,
j \ ™ u* ■ ,? i ,
,f, . should an
pea. to all horsemen.
- i H eggen and family were in
• •• Tuesday on land business.
i. Somewhere in Ekalaka,
'es belt and belt pin. Find
i > at this office.
Coonen, of Winona,
.ont a few days in town
e<,k visiting his brother|
<a returned home yester
1 flee was appointed
night to draw up a peti
i daily mail line from
W 0 01*1 s
. . .
ip' says he feels
and is glad to,
■ I- ■ Cad y r
;)■ . a few
1 i -.ta. /
Stella Olsen is visiting
.' parents on Beaver creek
j th . ek having been given a
j tW' ■ • ok s vacation from her
sch. • luties at Preston.
Àl.ii'i Thompson returned to
Ekalaka last week from Lynch,
Neb) , where he has been visiting
i his parents for several months.
• He will remain here this winter
and attend the public schools.
('. D. Xewbary passed through
town Tuesday enroute home to
1, ; o
ranch on spring crec
has been down visiting his son
Otto and family and reparts Otto
sti'l very sick, suffering from
iew fire engine for th
L-kalaka fire department has bee
orderd and will be shipped at an
early elate 1 , j ne 1 committee ap
p ü.nted it
.heir labors in a few da vs.
( ■ »tinty commissioners r urnish,
Cameron end Huckins accompan
ied by 2.1 Leighton arrived in
town Monday evening from a'
trip on Powder river. They left
next morning for Knowlton
where they will inspect several
new and old roads.
A. E. Chase was a visitor in
town Wednesday. Mr. Chase
says he received a good rain at
his ])lace Saturday and some hail,
about 3 inches, he claims to have
gone out in the yard Sunday
morning and picked up enough
hail to freeze ice cream with.
The Box Elder picnic will be
held tomorrow at the Howe ranch.
The Camp Crook ball team will
be there to cross bats with the
creek boys and a good game is
! predicted. Singing, :■ peaking
and a bowery dance is also on
the program. A
i from town will probably attend.
C. A. Bailim
the Sioux National For
j ^ u ith
j " ea(1 ^ uartei ' s at Camp( ro >A was
' * vlsltor ,n t(mn lnis %VlVK ,
come over last Friday to look
alter the forest fire tha, • arted
south of ' town Mr ' > • Knger
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says that he has been e d'en out
' e nas uetn 1
, t0 ™ ote hres ,his J ' ea1 ' ,! : " over
before and finds the .. m of
most of them is from !' '. nng.
TAX LEVY FOR
The following is the list of tax
es assessed against the property
holders in Ekalaka for the pres
ent year. The fire tax of 10 mills
is only assessed against those
residing within the fire district
as is also the case with the school
tax of 8 mills. The county comm
issioners at their last meeting de
cided on the following tax which
; 2 mills less this ye
High Sch. Gen.
High Sch. Bond
and sin Kin g
evkalaka I-ire IJist. lo
School Dist. No. L' S
ir than 1909:
2 1-2 mills
valueation of the 1 countv approx
îmaieiy trnee minion uoüarsover
• i. C. ci 11 ( .1
last year, those most e
in g the heavy real 0
year proof on
fore 1 i . S. ''<
nss : net
-'i\ C. Ba : '.er returned from
Camp Crook Sunday with his!
auto that has !x\ 11 laid up in that
Dr. Dave !ku:or returned to
Bowman. X. I). Saturday after
spending several days in town
v isiting his brother George,
W. H. Peck is having the east
addition to his store repaired this
weeK and will fit the place up for
°fiices for I)r.
i A. BaKer.
Says tk The best time to set a hen is
whesi the lien is ready". We say "The
best time buy fruits, soft drinks,
candy, etc. is when you want it."
WE ALWAYS HAVE THE BEST.
Eat atCoonen's. That's all.
June Olsen is still pounding
nails on his new home.
J. J. Rodgers of Box Elder
was sojourning in town Saturday
A. E. Dague returned from a
business trip to Baker Saturday.
Senator H. N. Sykes was in
from his ranch on Box Elder
W. A. Weber was a visitor in
town Saturday from his ranch on
F. S. Warren manager of the
Baker Lumber Co. was a business
caller in town Saturday.
Geo. D. Grant took a load of
passengers over to Baker Satur
day with one of his livery rigs.
I will do sewing for anyone
wishing that kind of work done.
Call at my home. Mrs. W. il.
Sweeney, Ekalaka, Mont. 8-12tm
Dr. F. V/. J. Johnston of
Knowlton, Montana, will be at
Ekalaka, Mont, on the first of
! , r .
! every month lor the pur nose oi
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: treating sick and diseased stock
be-.... t .
i and doing veterinary, dental and
1 • I > "1* T 1 1 1? 1*
j surgical worK at Mallough s hv
; ihe nrst good ram, and it was
; a good one to, since the 4th of
July fell in town Saturday. Ev
Jeryihing got a good soaKing,
even a good number of the mem
bers of the fire company who
j were called out by a false alarm.
1 Weather Observer Win. Freese
, reports that 2 1-3 inches of rain
fell, accompanied by consider
Bids will be r
undersigned until Ihursdav Aue.
25th for ihe concession at the
race track during the fair to lx
held here this fall. Bids can be
made for the full concession er
any part of it such as soft drinks
A. W. Lucas
L. F. Kennedy. Chairman
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