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Official Paper of Fallon County
And The Town of Ekalaka
EKALAKA, (FALLON COUNTY) MONTANA, FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 1915.
ws of Interest
Have y on tried a glass of Nee
tara! Blaine's? 5<? per glass. 1
Mis. AI ( )isvn is "n the s irk
list this week.
Regular dinner and supper
at the it un me House.
1 llaine is still on the job. Bring
in I Ii a I watch and have il repair
There will he a dance at t h«■ : :
Big Hill school house on Salm
day night,' April l/lli. Every-!
body invited. j
The child of Mr. and Mrs. Au- J
bray .lolly's Thai-was badly scald- j
last week \. as taken Io *iho Camp
(Took hospital Sunday for treat- \
1,1,1 v j
'Miss Esther Phillips, formerly ;
of Ksalaka bui no.\ a resident of i
faker, was one of the succ s add .
Candida' es in U;<- hm e-A'fwcom j
<" > n I « ■ i. ! ho I i ve v a 'lie; s
gi \ cm a i rip in ! 1\, •. j • i
lair in < : 111 fori i i a.
I -a s I : 'a! unlay tin- \\ 1 '. i:u:
g .'rage and c.| .-.(able vv is sold,
-lohn (.Mi vi r la!: inj.': o\ er I h< ■ : ar
a.".c and repair end of the fm.i.
lies: .and ! ra i d, d i loin p. on pn i
chasing I he fed I able,
• I. V\. I ' : 'a 11 1 r< I mar .1 from I 'a
I.' i W i -d m . day v her" lie I ; <
be; Mi, i 1) a i'it. ( '.. il ! ba in."
! is 1 1o . d of If;
• soi-iuan fooih i
t! Chgrler .s and fay IM
( ' 11 n!! > 1 •' * ;
clniavy depart merit. The CImr
ter;; company have an unusianl;
« oi n pit te 'stock of I arm maehii
< ■; un hand I Iiis v< a.r..
I K A. ! >ahI Kubui i t led hi a ma
j->r opei al ion I a. l Sa ! urday an.
is improving i'apidly iroin quit'
a sei i • o ; : illness. i >r. S hei rid o
( amp * ' i < i • perfarnied the < :
erat ion at M r. I ) a i 1 1 s home here,
M iss'A ndrt. \vs of f'aan is nur
i ma; the pal ion i and prou uses I •
ha\e him up and around again n
a short i ir.ie,
'i hi.' sus; s'cl arrested !asi wee
was Id In 1 îaki r .V;outlay I
I »cpu l y lai. Ca fey and was. idem
t ihed as 11 a ; d i i m, ;. ■ i - Ii., sa.
v.jiMled at i adnninp and 1 lake
oi.t.char: .. of larc. ny and '<<■■■
cry. lie was, 1 akt n in einu. 1 on;
I )i |'U ! y I 1 '. I' 1 . K eliing of ! iakei
bi.it luana;. ed to i:.a.. i in -i < ,-i ,;p•
from ihe chitche •• of 11.i■ iaw ai i
is again at lai'g a «
f. \. folle, i lie n i a n who eon
I fols the ei fdinies < f tl.e "e,d. \\
j\f n koi a ffu , " am i , •:» . i nu i. u
in lirst lieij.oiiant, v.a r, in I iw i
la:- 11 ! • 111 ee, at ■ In 'amp 'r> •••!
vi.ài'e tin 'V Will .■ m fer . ; h ils
!. : holle: s h 11 u • . — i ; r mid
thai plae \
( jjhi, •. ■ ' v. ' w fl w ' mobh
\ '•« "i
Our soda tVnnlaiu is in opera
lioti for (sc.: season. Iwcryrhin^
of liîe S k ' s I. We can supply you
wilh ice cream by the pint, quart
01 gallon. C»ood service. Clad
to have vou come ir.
Tvpewriter ribbons for sale at
Blaine's, ' tf
M cal tickets. $5.00 al. Hamme
When do you want that watch
or clock fixed? better see Blaine
Wanted to trade —A good
walch for a good saddle. See
Hurt James moveu with his
family today to a ranch on Lame
Junes that he has leased.
Hoc Latham was over from
'amp Crook this week. Doc says
the new 1015 Fords are selling
like hot cakes.
Edward Primer, the 11-year
old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
Priitivr, was operated upon Sun
day m< ruing by Dr. Sherill for
a ; rowi Ii in the nose and throat.
('. If Hillersen returned yes
lei lia v from a t wo month's sla\
m < ,i!11 oi n ia. M r. Hniei'son took
ai I he big lair and sa\ s that the
M oi i i ana. exhibit i.s one nf | h(
he.-,I ! here.
Mra. Marl.in lelt Wednesday
hi. ( , 1 11 Spri n;where she was
eallei, i ■ I he ; ci ions illness oj
aer i i ■ i ni h I er. M ra. Nor i h ru p,
V 1 , ho had ; one lot he Springs for
i real : e ' 1 1 i or rheiinial ism.
Win. i'. Ninis siill'erol a ver>
pan. Mil arcaf ul \\ ednesda\
..'hi i iie \. as struck in I he e\ (
c« of Ijmber. I lie e ;
:, a p wns 'badly bruised and il war
i. i i o 1 1 i ; I ; hat the sight had beer
p.. a ia.v «-<l
: r. is in i s accompan
ad f \. lus w lie si a rl ed a I unci
lor i 'Sa nyo fee medical tanl
neu! , but I he in j m \ prove« I s<
>ai i 1 1 ; 1 1 that his. plans were
'dan",-, a and lie wont in stead t<
! a; o ( d'y. A message ye.-,11. r
lay .da.iea, thai he ih geltin;.
lion:: mcely and t hat it v, i i !,.<
jossib!;* to restore si,edit lo tin
mjur; d < ye.
E Jecfinn R er; u!s. s
An unu.siiidly heavy vote wai
■as! .^siturday at ihesciiool elee
; :on, i \ oI es bei ng polled, r j in
■oil n ! si low a 1 1 the fol lo w i ng le
■ nil :
Marie ( )li\'er. . . . ,, .109
"K. fane fou
\. f. Shaw !t
idie .dee',ion was held to Iii! ont
va a ne;., on the hoard of trusiees.
a ti si of ,1, i;. Lane havim
At the regular town electioi
r Id i'\' i inday, .1. if 1 !nol h \sa;
c le( led as alderman from tin
i rs: \. d wilh a majori i y of 8
a. ( ). Tracy received a majority
if b. voies in the second, sin -
• edmg if 1 Ï. Ferguson on t I t
h 'ard ol aldermen.
Urge to Keep
In order that Montana may be
kept free from the foot and
mouth disease, which has almost
ruined the cattle markets and re
duced the price materially from
what it was a year ago, it is prob
a hie th a Mhe^ Mon tan a^S toc k •
gsowers' association at its 'annual
meeting will pass a resolution
urging that the strict quarantine
which has prevented the ship
ment ol cattle into the state be
retained until the malady is en
tirely wiped out all over the
country, says the Helena Inde
I )ue to the prompt work of Dr.
W. -I. Butler, state veterinary
surgeon, and federal authorities,
supplemented by the placing of
m embargo on stock shipments
into the state by Governor Stew
irt, Montana is freer from the
loot and mouth disease than any
other cattle producing state.
In fact, it is reported that so
far as is known, there are no
sa,ses of the disease in Montana
and cattlemen, anxious to see the
I .Markets restored to normal, are
! insisting I hat the quarantine be
According to cattlemen, there
I :s a concerted effort all over the
; ■>!ate to prevent a spread of the
I liseuse, with the result that there
j nave been fewer cattle shipped
m. Hut with the efforts that are
icing made by föderal authori
ties to stamp out the malady, it
is anticipated that the business
vvill resume normal before fall,
ind that the market will pick up
According to I") W l'a,/m and',
J secretary of the state • board ol
: itock commissioners, Montana
! cattlemen will be in a most ad
1 .'anläge« us position next fall.due
; othe fact that (heir herds are
: lot, nor have hern effected by
Mr. Raymond has just received
i communication from K. P. Her
: "11, president o! the Stockgrow
| ars'association, which will meet
j it Miles City April 20-21. On ac
j count of the fowt and mouth dis
: aise the inceimg promises to dx
I especially important, and will lie
veil at 1 ended. Covernor Stewart
las been asked n> attend and
, nako an address, mm there will
j be addresses by the big slock
! men of i he state.
in addition to the quarantine
laws there will be discussions on
tie laws passed by the recent
I 'gislature, and government leas
: es on land.
Not ire of Special Election
Notice:-Is hereby given thai J
i Special HI set ion of the Town of i
Kkalaka is hereby called to be
leid 011 I he 20th day of April.
»01 r», at the Town Hall or Fitly
Hall in said Town. For the pur
aose of submitting the proposi-i
lion of granting a franchise to I
die Ekalaka Telephone Company i
for the use of the streets and j
alleys of said Town, for the con
struction of, and the maintain
.nice of their lines of telephone,
period of twelve years,
consideration of which,
aphone Oonioany agrees
ie Town of Kkalaka', t he
add I (
1 dollars ($ I:
•'ort y Eig'hl
Said pi'iiiosiiion lo be voted on
by all electors of said Town who
are free-holders. The ballot to
contain the vvords;
For granting franchise
Against granting franchise
The voter is instructed to mark
his ballot with an X, in front .of
whichever proposition he desires
Signed; ,1. i 1
^ ; Session Closes
-lames McManigle vs Joseph
Lasar; suit on a note. Judgment
for plaintiff for $135.25.
Bea/.ley & Johnson vs. John
Îîyan; debt. Judgment for plain
tiffs for $81.56.
The Baker Creamery Co. vs.
Thomas Lane, Adm. Estate of
Ira Uuesink Dec'd. ; action for
payment on Contract of Kuesin k
on stock in Baker Creamery Co.
Judgement for plaintiff for $220.
B. T. Piesik vs. John Oliver,
Adm. Estate of Thos. I). Whit
man, Deceased and Charles E.
Slater; Decree of Foreclosure and
sale of land of Decedent, to pay
promissory note ($200) made by
Decedent in his life time.
C. VV. Van Dusen & Co. vs.
S. If North and Gertrude North.
Demurrer to Complaint overruled
by the court and tne defendants
given 20 days in which to ans
'I lie State of Montana vs. II.
C. Kasparbaur; action for assault
upon Theodore Buchholz, of Plev
na. On motion of County At
torney, defendant is granted per
mission to plead to assault in the
third degree and lined $30 by tht
Emma Dorman vs. C. !\J. & St.
P. by. ; Action for damage, caus
ed to the plaintiff in getting off
train at Baker in the spring of
101 I. Plaintiff represented b\
J. A. Williams of Baker, Mint ,
and the defendant by Booth f:
Dousman of Baker and Edwin L.
Grantham of Aberdeen. Long
and hard fought case. Jury oui
tan;! a' in tie morning. Verdict
for plaintiff for $1500. Probaby
Griggs, Cooper & Co.. vs N.
P. Nohen and -lames Anderssn.
In this case defendants confessed
judgment and judgment render
ed in favor of plaintiff for $287.
McCaskey Register Co. vs Na
hen & Anderson. J) e f e n d a n 1
withdraws answer and makes de
fault. Judgment for plaintiff f< r
i S'il .30.
1 Ella Varner vs Wm. Shreve.
! I dismissed.
Scott Sundy vs John 11. T.
K iehlbauch. The jury in this case
returned a verdict in favor of the
plaintiff for $1200.
i Midland Coal & Lumber Co. vs
T. Shapiro. -Judgment rendered
for plaintiff for $152.00.
The following cases were con
tinued for the term:
Baker State Bank vs Grant, et
( "lark vs Quinlan.
Con vs Goble.
Stolts vs Long.
Stromme vs (', M. & St. P. Rv.
Two special venires drawn
dur ing the term from the city of
Next term of court commences
Breakfast short-order .35c at
the Ranime House.
Does your watch need "fumi
".ating"? See Blame.
Wanted ( lean cotton rags at
(he Eagle Office. tf
fiano for sale. $50 gets if, if
taken soon. Address, Mrs. A.
A. Atwatcr Chalk Buttes. Mont .
For Sale Black Aberdeen Ali
ens bull, coming four. Can be
seen at my ranch. Mrs. A. C.
Koch fort. It
If you wish lo have any papers
in connection with your Home
stead or Desert Land Entry pre
pared, see S. J. Emswiler, Lb S.
County Bonds Floated
At a special meeting of the
board of county commissioners
held at Baker April 6th it was
decided to sell bonds in the sum
of $115,000.00 for the purpose of
taking up all outstanding war
rants and to cover the $44,48(5.20
and interest which Fallon county
owes Custer county. The legal
outstanding warrants amount to
The. following is a copy of the
resolution that was adopted:
"A Resolution of the Board of
County Commissioners of Fallon
County, Montana, made and en
tered of record in the minutes of
their proceedings determining
the following: The amount due
and owing to Custer county and
that the same is lawfully due and
unpaid: the amount of the out
standing legal warrant indebted
ness ol the* county and that the
same was lawfully incurred for
ordinary and necessary expenses
of the county authorized -by the
Constitution and general laws of
the state and constitutes the val
id and le, aal obligations of the
county; the absence of funds in
in the treasury of the county
available for the payment of the
said Custer county's or the said
warrant indebtedness, <>r any
part thereof; and that the inter
ests of said county require that
the fnnding bonds of and by the
said county in the aggregate prin.
cipal suivi o| hi to,000 be issued
in exchange for and in order to
redeem and pay a like amount of
said indebtedness; and providing
for the issuance, execution and
exchange of such bonds for said
indebtedness, outstanding', due
and unpaid; prescribing the
forms of said bonds and the in
terest coupon; lo he annexed
thereto; and providing for the
levy i I a diieta annual ad valor
em tax on all the taxable proper
ly of said eoumy, in addition to
J all other taxes, sufficient to pay
j lhe iihetesl accruing on said
bonds promptly when and as the
same becomes due and also lo
ci institute and maintain a sinking
fund sufficient to pay the princi
pal thereof at t lie I iine of their
maturity; fixing the other details
of the issue ami declaring' an
enicrgciic;. whereby Ibis resolu
t on shall be in full force and ef
fect from and after its passage."
The bonding firm of Keiler
Bros, of Denver will handle the
issue, which is comprised of !lf>
bonds in the sum of $1.000 each.
The bonds are made payable
March 1, 10'. -, and are redeema
ble on any interest paying date
after 1030, and bear interest at
the rate of six per cent annum.
For a Larger Yield
oi Heiter Oats
; We assume that you have clean
led and graded your seed grain,
1 now will you continue your good
j resolutions by treating your seed
for smut? With 1he rush of
I spring work here, we are liable
! to become careless and, in our
hurry lo gel in that large acre
I age of wheat, forget some of the
better practices of crop insurance
we had in uimd three months
j Every spring finds farmers
rushing things and all good res
lolulions for more careful farm
j practice discarded; not with all
to he sure, but wilh a large per
centage. Slipshod methods cos!
(lie American farmer millions of
dolku s every year. It is esti
mated that smut in the oat crop
,ol Kansas alone cost the Kansas
farmer from $300,000 to $8001000
every year. The percentage of
smut in oats may run from 10 to
20 per cent, and one-tenth or
one-fifth of your total oat yield
deducted means considerable loss
You can cut down this percent
age to a very large extent and
probably eliminate it entirely by
treating your oal seed with a 40
per cent solution of formalin; and
insist that you get a standard so
lution from your druggist. One
pint to 40 gallons of water will
treat from 40 to 50 bushels of
grain. Your largest expense item
will be labor, but usually one
man can plan that so he is turn
ing some idle period into very
j profitable labor by treating his
! The methods of treatment
j are simple, either the sprinkling
I or the dipping. Both are very
effective, but the former is proh
alby more expensive as more so
lution is used. If the grain is
seeded soon after treating it will
be necessary to use more seed
per acre, as it usually swells a
good deal. However, it can read
ily be estimated how much more
is needed by seeding a strip wilh
a known amount of seed.
If you want to do some demon
st rating for your own satisfaction
for your skeptical neighbor, just
seed a strip the width of seeder
with untreated seed through the
center of your field sown with
treated seed. Your county agent
will assist you in holding a dem
onstration after the oats have
headed and show just what sav
j ing has been made.
: II you can increase your yield
f.» or lo per cent and have a bet
, tor quality of oafs, you can read
fly figure how much it will add
j to your total income this fab.
1 hi u k it over before you plunge
too heavily without a little in
surance. -I. C. Taylor, Custer
( 'ounty Agriculturist.
.1 a i S b rea k e rs Caught
Last Friday Hnder-Sherift Ev
ans was notified of the escape of
Elmer Greenlnirg and Claude
iMvlly) Crawford from the jail
at Deadwood. The boys had
stolen '.wo horses near Spearlish
and were seen in Camp Crook
last Wednesday, ll was thought
that they had headed toward Ek
alaka so. Under-sheriff Evans and
Deputy Ed. Carey started out on
horseback and Von Ackcrmanand
Jack Lamb headed south in the
former's car to html for them.
Themen were caught on Cot
tonwood creek near the Finger
Buttes, Ackcrmanand Lamb be
ing the first to catch up wilh
them. They were brought to
Ekalaka and lodged in the coun
ty jail, The stolen horses had
On Monday the boys were tak
en to Baker by Deputy Ed. Car
ey and from there were taken
to Deadwood by Deputy-sheriff
M. ( Newman of that place.
The prisoners are both young
men, not over 23 or 21 years ol
age. Grcenburg was being held
in Deadwood as a witness in a
federal case and Crawford was
under a fifteen years sentence.
A reward of $50 each had been
offered for their capture.
('lark Al Turbiville have turned
'over their lease for the livery
barn to B. Messe who took the
same over last week. They have
also sold their ice house and con
tents, but will not leave Plevna
as they intend to engage in oth ■
1 er business here.—Plevna Herald
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