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mm Hf □ ir a & Ï, Td □ y* J/ w K ww •w *s> r VOLUME V. EKALAKA, (CUSTER COUNTY) MONTANA, FRIDAY, JULY 18, 1913, NUMBER 29 i'âii Ra;i:îg Program Lcciclcci Upon and Agricultural Corrmiltees Apparate«*, . , ^ mi l U !ii \ > i he < in wa:> arranged and <to T , . . , on. In the neignbor r.vo thousand and dollars will be pu and the committees in chargei ... , , ,, . .. ? will endeavor to fee that a who ■ 't- "l 1 , , i * o .01 \ visit F.knlnkn on Sont Sivl nrwl At a meeting of the racing association Tuesday evening the cork was pulled bottle and one of biggest Ekalak f from the fair 1 ho best -ni-'l hood of hundred away i i . iVe g^en and premmms visit Ekalaka on Sept. 3rd and 4th get value received for their monev. The program committee which was appointed last week wily ake full charge cf the rac i;v. rogram this fall and see; that 1 events are pulled off as scheouled and that no unnecces «ary delay will occur. A committee consisting of VV H. Peck, Geo. G. Grant and John Oliver was appointed to handle and take full charge of the agri cultural and live stock exhibits during the fair. This committee has commenced work as if they meant business and want to prove the worth of this section as to farming possibilities. Per sonal letters will be mailed to each and every homesteader in this section asking them to aid .. h ^ * zœxxrjrMi*?, v m r o .4 iHE PUBUI We wish to thank you "or your liberal patron age during the little 4th of July celebration hert as weil as at times in the oast. the committee in bringing to gethcr one of the best farm pro duct exhibits yet seQn in this part of the county. Thq,program and premium lists will soon be printed and mailed out over the eounty. ; The speed program as arrang ed consists of some very good races and v ithout a doubt is one of the best ever, there being six races each day, representing pur j j ! ! ! j We hope to merit a con* j tinuance of the same and j ' extend to all a cordial in I vitation to attend the Liüala&a Fair 3, 4, L i kJ We assure you we try at all times to give you good service, the best goods and fairest dealings. Again we Thank You. & ses amounting to nearly $1200. This program consists of the fol lowing races: i First day, 2:30 class trot or pace, mile heats, 2 in purse of ! $200.00. I One-quarter mile, free for all ! running race, purse of $50.00. Relay race, 3 miles, first heat, j purse of $100.00. Three-eights mile free for all running race, first money win ners of former free-for-alls being bar, ed, purse of $50.00. One-half mile cowboy race for , • . • , , untrained horses carrying stock c i i rr ^ j. Second day, Trot or pace for 0 o 11 i « , 2 or 3 year olds, 1-2 mi e heats, „ . ' best 2 in 3, purse of $150.00 die and rider weighing not less than 130 lbs., purse of $30. (j ne .h a ]f m jie, free for all run ningH|ce> purse of $lon .oo. Free for all trot or pace, mile heats, best 2 in 3, purse of $200 Three-eighth mile free for all running race for three year olds, purse of $75.00. Second heat of Relay race. Two mile saddle horse race, purse of $75.00, Five-eighth mile free for all running race, $25 to be paid to winner at each eighth, purse of $125.00. . Don K. Rice of Williard war a visitor in town the fore part of th e week. t R oy Gray of Sykes returned the fore part of the week from a visit to Sioux City. Jack Hatton returned Sunday from a short visit with his son in-law near Knowlton, Joe Western of Miles City was a visitor in town the tore part of the week visiting old time ac quaintances. For Sale. - 500 bu. of oats, de livered in Ekalaka, at $1.75 per hundred. - L. J. Piles, Chalk Buttes. -adv. T -n ir t , T tt ■* L. F. Kennedy and J. P. Hea ges this week purchased a part of Wm, Sweeneys land west of town for pasture use. C. Sommerville, the govern ment land agent has returned from Miles City and will spend some time in this section. Miss Persie Ellis left Ekalaka Tuesday noon for Orange Beach, Alabama where she expects to visit her sister for a few weeks. J. L. Burns of Box Elder was visitor in town Tuesday. Mr. Burns says that his crops are looking good and he fee's confi dent that he will get a good yield this year. B. M. Melum and son of Capi ■ tol were visitors in town Wed nesday, being enroute to Miles i City on a business trip. Mr. j Melum says that it has been pretty dry in his section and that rains are badly needed. There is a good job awaiting some bright young boy at this office. We want a boy who is industrious and willing and one who would like to put in his spare hours at this office during the school months. If you know of such a boy I°t. us hear from you. j i I ! j ! ; I I Local Happenings and Other Items of Interest to the Many Eagle Readers. Frank Simpson was a visitor in town yesterday. A. J. Speelmon is enjoying a few days in Baker. Martin Flasted made a busi ness trip to Baker this week. Miss Katie Munro is visiting in Baker this week, among her friends. August Freese went to Miles City yesterday on a short busi ness trip. W.I. Maxwell and family were Miles City visitors the fore part of the week. R. H.-Atkinson went to Mar marth this week and disposed of one of his fine stallions. For Sc' ^n 2000 feet of inch gal vanized iron pipe, slightly used. Inquire of J. W. Hiscock.-adv. We understand that Camp Crook will hold its fair in August this year, a week ahead of ours. Geo. Clark of Bad l and, N. Dak. came over Wednesday. He is looking for a location to run his stotk this winter. August Frie of Pekin, Illinois is the guest of his sister Mrs. O. P. Watkin's at Mr. Watkin's ranch near Box Elder. "Goo" Roberts who was tried in Glendive this week for the shooting of Ray Lowe has been acquited of the charge. The date for the reconsidering of the county division petitions has been set for next Tuesday, when final, get that word 'final', action will be taken. R. L. Chuning, Mr. and Mrs. 13. E. Latham and Doc Latham of Camp Crook passed through town Sunday enroute to Miles City on a business trip. James Mallough was in town yesterday visiting his many old time friends here. Jim has tak en himself a homestead near the old Dave Anderson place and in tends taking one whirl at this farming business. Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Wood ard and son Norris of Prairie City, Iowa have been guest of the W. H Strain the past week. Mr. Woodward came to Ekalaka broken in health ano is return ing to the Hawkeye state feel ing greatly benefitted and en thusiastic over Montanas match less climate. j The Ekalaka Band is again a visible object, many of the for Ir.ier members having gathered together during the past week. Several new members have been secured and Ekalaka is now as sured a good musical organiza tion for this fall. Regular prac tices will be held each week. A band is an organization that each town should have an 1 we are Iglac 1 . to note that Eka!: ' ' V 'U be "on tap" hereafter. : ! JZXTmS* We are in need of copies of the Eagle for May 2nd, 1913. Bring us a few copies. able. Adv. Inquire at this office. For Sale—One mare with colt by her side, and two geldings. Can be seen at Munro & Fergu son barn.—Mrs. R. F. Law.— adv. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Picket of Sapulpa, Ok la. are the guests of J. W. Hiscock and family at the ranch east of town. There Ok'ia homans are favorably impressed with this section and expect to make their future home here. The Thompson House.— Hav ing thoroughly renovated this house from cellar to garret, I solicite a share of your patron age. Meals, 25c; beds, 25c and Tickets, $5.00. — Mrs. Wesley Thompson.—adv. And now comes the order from Washington, D. C. that as soon the present supply of parcel post| j ! j stamps are disposed of that no more will be printed. Ordinary stamps will then be used which gives us one bit of satisfaction there isn't so much surface to lick every time you mail a pack age. Reasons, why you should h'st your land \vith Grant and Fuqua: Because you want to sell it: be cause they are doing lots cf ad vertising in the east and will have more buyers during the next year than land sale.—adv. The Cottage Hotel at Camp Crook is again open for business where you may secure the best of meals and good clean bsds and rooms. When in Camp Crook come and stop with us once.—Mrs. L. A. deBelloy, prop. — adv. Senator T. J. Wash of Montana whom many state papers have quoted as being opposed to a re-1 auction on the wool and sugar ! tariff has come out with the j statement that "free wool and ! sugar will not injury Montana. Mr. Walsh issued this statement on the eve of the greatest tariff debate held, and will use his vote accordingly. The rain guage at W. Freese 's office showed L27 of an inch yes terday morning, the result of the I heavy downpour early yester day morning. This was the ' heaviest rain at any one time so far this summer and it came at just the right time as during the past few days the hot weather was beginning to show upon the crops. The rain of yesterday now practically assures the people of this section an exceptional good crop this year. Ihe gra'n had headed out in great style will surely boom from now until harvest. The rain of yesterday extended o\er the Box Elder s'al ley, to the north beyond Baker and west several miles. Th weather prophets are predirini much more rain for this ; .. yet this month which we law will not discourage any ol <■ : farmers. ADDITIONAL NEWSIES What Hsppen ings That May Interest Our Readers. was a Ray Burns of Willard visitor 3n town today. The Bank examiner was here today on one of his periodical visits. Doc Eowell was a visitor in town today from that famous "hop" farm. Floyd Clark has gone to Camp Crook where his mother is very ill with typhoid fever. A downpour of rain this a. m., one of those "whoop 'em ups" with lighting attached. J. W. Hiscock and family were visitors in town yesterday from their ranch east of town. Highest cash market price paid ! f or butter »a- " I PSU at the Hou^-a^v.' ^ Leslie Ramme returned today fiom a short visit to Aberdeen and other towns along the line. A child was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mcpherson yesterday afternoon but only lived but a short time. Paul Cadle of Willard is the new helper in the Eagle office and he expects to remain with us permanently. Roderick Munro, Jr. returned last evening from his farmstead where he nas been doing some extensive ' 'honyocking". Chas. Laveii, Joe Arpan, and Robt. Perkins or Box Elder were visitors in t^wn today, and all jare rejoicing ove, the big rains. Dr. Wendell L-utcon of Sheri dan is here this week in company with a representative of the Montana National Life Insurance , una . om ' Jani '' We have foi feet of rougl sale about imber and ieet of 4 inch tir flooring, prices that w.ll surprise Call at this office, 1500 2600 At you, The Comptroller of the cur rency has received an application for the organization of the First National Bank of Baker, Mont., with a capital of $25,000. The incorporators are f.. E. Baker, R- L. Chuning, J. F. Beazley, J. L. Barstow. Mr. Baker is at present assistant cashier of the Baker State Bank, Mr. Chuning is president of ihe Chuning Mer cantile Co. at Camp Crook, Mr. Beazley is a co-partner in the iiaker Mercantile Co. and Mr, Jar s tow is a leading real estate nd insurance man, ar.d all re present the staple financial in terests of that vicinity, Three >ill be a dance' next week at Sterling's homestead near the Chalk Butte?. Several of the your g friends Martha Ramme .uy hored a; her home Wednesday where the;, celebratedM>.: ha'r ninth birth day.