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5ä» ÎSS50 "S j a u* m □ a □ D n >^tw. Ü 9 1U a r VOLUME V. EKALAKA, (CUSTER COUNTY) MONTANA, FRIDAY, JULY 25, 1913. NUMBER 36 START COYOTE FARM Move on Foot to Capture Coyotes, inoculate With Mange And Turn 'em Loore. Arrangements to establish the c yjte farm near Helena for the inoculation of coyotes with ser coptic mange were perfected at a meeting in Helena yesterday af ternoon of the executive com mittee of the state board of shee^ commisioners. The meeting was attended by T. C. Power of Hel ena, president of the committee as well as the full board; Harvey Colt of Big Timber, Frank Swar tz of Twin Bridges, State Veter inarian w. J. Butler and G. J. t *... I Joyce, secretary of the committee I The question of lifting the I quarantine embargo that has ! been in effect for some time ag ainst Wyoming because of the pre valance of sheep scab in that state was discussed, and the committee decided that whenever Wyoming can show by satis fact - ory evidence that it is clean and free from scab, the Montana sate veterinarin will thereuron request the governor to raise the quarantine. Dr. M. E. Knowies was ap pointed special sheep inspector by the board to take charge ex clusively under the supervision of the beard of the inoculation of coyotes with sarcoptic mange. Next monih work will be start ed —coyotes will be captured 1 and then shipped'to Helena, and; after being inculated with the mange will then be disaributed i in those portions of the state that I are infested worse by the coyotes j The diseased animals will carry j the mange to their wild brother, j and in this way they will bring ; about their own extermination. : — — ; R V. Fuqua made a hurried fore part trip to Miles City the of the week. Geo. Drey made three year proof on his homestead Monday before U. S. Commissioner F. M. Dworshak. The regular monthly neeting of the Ekalaka Fair an 1 Racing day after having spent a pleasant Ass'n. will be held next Wednes day evening, and all stockholders are requested to be present. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Rodg ers and Mr, and Mrs. Jos Rodg ers returned to Ekalaka Wednes visit with relitives on the west ern coast. Joe Rodgcrs surpris ed his fri -nds here by bringing home a wife, formerly 1,1 iss Julia McCarthy of Humasville, Polk Co. Mo. John Rolf son te relay from hit of town and rej st high and all other crops in excellent condition. Mr. Rolfson is betting on 50 bushels of oats and 23 of wheat to the acre this year on his farm. Nearly every one in his section will have a wa j in town yes s homestead west ■jorts his oats wai bumper crop ink fell good over the year and a John Carmichel of Tee Dee spent Sunday in Ekalaka. Girl Wanted at Ramme House August 1st. for kitchen work. J. E. Wilson is having his resi dence re-modeled these days. Geo. Cleveland was transact ing business in town Monday. Gilbert Berg left on Monday for Baker with a load of pelts. Sol Chan of Kansas City Mo. was busihess visitor here on Monday. S. F. Speelmon left on Monday for Baker, taking a load of dead soldiers. W. H. Peck went to Miles on Monday to take in the Fallon County hearing. We are in need of copies of the Eagle for May 2nd, 1913. I Bring us a few copies. I I County Commisioner, Robert ! Yokley of Miles City paid our town a visit on Saturday. Miss Maude Jones who resides near Medicine Rocks returned to her position in Peck's Store. Highest cash market price paid for butter, eggs, vegetables, etc. at the Ramme House. —adv. For Sale—2000 feet of inch gal vanized iron pipe, slightly used. Inquire of J. W. Hiscock.—adv. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Emerson of Little Beaver were guests at the Ramme house on Saturday. Roy Ellithorpe made three year proof on his homestead yesterday before U. S. Commissioner Dwor shak. 1 Did you pot one of those in rotations from the agricultural committee of the fair. If you were overlooked it was not in tentionally' so bring in your ex hibits anyhow and try for some of the first prizes. ß. ß. Gross of Elgin has been secured to act as one of the judg es for the races at the fair this fall and also to act as a judge of the agricultural and live stock exhibits. Mr. Gross has had con siderable experience along these lines and will make a good man for these positions. The other judges will be selected soon. The dates for the Camp Crook f a j r are August 28th and 29th in stead of in September as first an nounced. The Crook people may rest assurred that a good dele gation from Ekalaka will attend their fair and that our boys will bring over their racing stock and also a little loose change. Horses coming from the black hills coun try can now make Crook, then Ekalaka and from here go to Miles City. There is no doubt now about the bumper crop in this section this year. The rains of the past two weeks have been all that could be wished for and nearly every section reports having re ceived their share of the down pours. The year 1913 will be one of note for this section and when the threshers commence work this fact will be proven. If near have grain prices are anywhere reasonable this fall we will tor worry. EKALAKA BRIEFLY Local Happenings and Other Items of Interest to the Many Eagle Readers. Fire Department meeting next Tuesday evening. Candy novelties. Ask to see them at the Ekalaka Drug Co. Mrs. Amos Lambert, Sr. is in Rochester receiving medical treat ment. Pete Clark, Big slim and Smi thy are buil ding a house for Jas. Powell on his homestead this week. Jas. Kaveney of Buffalo S. D. was a visitor in town yesterday, having come over with a horse buyer. The men are fast taking ad vantage of our popular prices for shaves and haircuts. 15 and 35c. Wilson and Olsen's barber shop. Frank Gibbons expects to move his family here from Ridge about the 1st of September and they will make their home in the Hat ton house. Horace Sparks and family of Baker passed through town in his new Ford auto on their way to Camp Crook to visit relitives and friends ovee Sunday. And even some of the young b oys are getting shaved as a re sult of the reasonable charges made by us. We believe in a square deal. Wilson & Olsen Barber Shop. Tomorrow afternoon at 2;30 the trustees of the Ekalaka Fair & Racing Ass'n will sell to the highest bidder all posts and wood now piled up near the Grand St and. If you are looking for good winter wood here is your chance. Those intending to enter bids for concessions at the coming Ekalaka Fair are advised to file same with J. W. Grant, not later than noon, August 10, 1913. Na ture of bids wanted will be made known upon application to Mr. Grant. The surrounding country was alive with dances last Friday night, there being only four in number. All were well atteded and a very enjoyable time was to be had at all places. The dance at Comfort's drew the largest croud from Ekalaka. The other dances were held at Art Bolton's Kennedy's and one near Sykes. Proprietors of hotels, restaur ants, lodging houses and persons responsible for other public plae had better chuck their roller to wels and public drinking cups out of their establishments, for Dr. W. F. Coggswel!, secretary of the state board of health, has iatelv to prosecute persons ing to observe the state board of health's regulation barring the roller towel and the promiscuous drinking cup. Failure to comply is a misdemeanor an ! punishable anne»unced he has given instruc-, tions to all health officers immed- j fail jby a severe sentence. For Sale—A good as new six lid range. Will be sold reason able. Inquire at this office.— Adv. The new sign on Hatton and Conger's Blacksmith shop is a beauty. Phil the painter did the work. Mr. Jacob Flasted made a busi ness trip to Miles City the later part of last week, returning on Sunday. B. M. Melum and son of Capi tol accompanied by T. F. Burns of Baker were Ekalaka visitors on Sunday. For Sale.- 500 bu. of oats, de livered in Ekalaka, at $1.75 per hundred. — L. J. Piles, Chalk Buttes. --adv. John Oliver and T. J. Martin left for Miles City, on Monday to referee another round of the county division battle. There will be a dance at r Ster ling's homestead near Chalk Buttes next Friday night and a good time is assured. ! Ed. Lake and a few of his friends of Baker passed through town on Saturday, enroute to his , claim to spend Sunday. . For Sale-One mare with colt ! by her side, and two geldings, Canlbe seen at Munro & Fergu son barn.—Mrs. R. F. Law., adv. We have for sale about feet of rough lumber and feet of 4 inch fir flooring, prices that will surprise Call at this office. you. ; 1500 2600 ^ : The Thompson House.—Hav ing thoroughly renovated this j house from cellar to garret, I j solicite a share of your patron- j age. Meals, 25c; beds, 25c and Tickets, $5.00.— Mrs. Wesley , Thompson.—adv. Reasons why you should iist : your land with Grant and Fuqua: Because you want to sell it; be cause they are doing lots of ad vertising in the east and will have more buyers during the ' next year than land sale.—adv. The Cottage Hotel at Camp j Crook is again open for business i where you may secure the best ! of meals and good clean beds and rooms. When in Camp ! Crook once. —adv. come and stop with us -Mrs. L. A. deBelloy, prop. Jack Kinsey one of our hustl ing homesteders was in town on Saturday with a nice lot of vegi tables, he also reports lots of rain and good crops in his section. He also believes that in a few years that this section will go away ahead of any other part of the state in raising of vegetables and other farm products, The old town is coming to life again and a base ball team is be j ing organized under themanage ment of Mr. Lucas. You may look fer a y a me almost any Sun day now. With a base ball team and a band this old town will liv en up and make us all fe:k better to have some place to go in old "Pap Town." WIN COUNTY DIVISION Commissioners to C e!' Election anc Give Eastern Custer Chance to Get Away. Miles City, July 24th Ekalaka Eagle "We win on both petitions by 26. Election will be held about Nov. 1st." John Oliver, The above is a copy of the tele gram received from Mr. Oliver last evening announcing the vic tory won by the boosters of Fal lon county before the county commissioners yesterday. The boundary lines as they are now takes in all that territory in Custer county lying east of the range line beginning at the east line of 55 on the north, running thence south to the second stan dard parraiel, thence west six miles west and thence south along ^ range jj ne Wyoming line 0n March mh of thig year the p resen ^ division plar\s were laid but on May 14th the commis doners at the hearing held against the petitioners and the matter went to the district court when on June Gth Judge Hurley reversec * ^ ie decision of the com m i ss ^ oners an( l *h e proposition went to the supreme court- This court on July 7th ordered the commisioners to reconvene and consider certain petitions on points of law which will be seen was done yesterday. The division fight has been a long one, a great deal of time and money has been spent, but with everything considered we should feel thankful that we have at last, been given a chance to es P ress our 01),nl0n ,n the matter through the ballot. The division boosters will no doubt call a meeting in a short time of the pe °p' e proposed county of Fallon and make necessary plans for the placing in the field of can j didates for the several offices. i County division, county seat ! and county officers will be voted upon at the same election and ! with that we predict some hot old times. The commissioners will select the date for the spec ial election within a few davs and then —the battle bloomin' begjns bloody, or rather the bloomin' battle begins bloody, No! we mean, the bloody bloomin battle begins. Don't shave yourself when you get a first class shave at Wilson & Olsen's barber .-.hop for IvC. Standard prices. Next door to Drug Store and Post Office. ~V" r W, didato for comity commissioner in the new county, subject to tr.o rules governing the Republican and Progressive primary con .en tions. Your support respectfully solicted. W. W, Ca. Ik. adv.