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State LI»" 1 * x W izm K <£ □ o n & a m S3 □ D t D r & VOLUME VIII. EKALAKA, (FALLON COUNTY) MONTANA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 1916. NUMBER 1 LOCAL NEWS ITEMS Interesting Happenings In And About The Town Apples's. at Blaine Girls wanted at Kamme's. Blaine is still doing watch work. Meli Reese left Tuesday for a trip to North Dakota. C. K. Putnam left Sunday for a two months trip tu Minneap olis. Mrs. J. II. Booth left Tuesday for a visit with relatives in Neb raska. General Sweeney of Box Elder transacted business in town on Monday. Carl Hunt of the Long Pine hills attended to business matters here Saturday. 400 tons of coal ready for im mediate delivery at the Charles Parks coal mine, tf Jim Bowmer received . word this week of the death of his brother in Arizona. Regular Eighth Grade examin ations will be held in Ekalaka on January 19th and 20th. R. V. Fuqua went to Camp Crook Monday evening with Dr. Sherill for a few days visit. Frank Nettekoven was a visi tor in town yesterday from his homestead near the Chalk Buttes. Chas. Lavall and Geo. Farvvell of Box Elder attended the tele phone company meeting on Mon day. Jack Hatton left Sunday even ing for Minneapolis where he will transact business for a few days. Chas. Griffin a n d Rudolph Zjeda left Sunday evening for the Twin Cities on a short busi ness trip. Earl Sibley and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Grant of Baker spent New Year's at the Boggs ranch west of town. A. E. Dague renewed his sub scription to the "bird" this week as did also J. W. Hiscock and June Olsen. The house of Geo. A. Blake who lives near the Medicine Rocks was totally destroyed by fire last evening. Jack Shueller of the Long Pine hills was in town Tuesday on his way home from a visit with re latives in Indiana. The stockholders of the Eka laka Telephone company held their annual meeting Monday at which time the following persons E IE30E Of A Word of Cheer To Those Who Seek Good Health. - PENSLAR is the name of a line of remedies, each one of which has the exact formula on the label for your protection. If you have a cough there is Penslar White Pine and Spruce Balsm, if it's kidney trouble, you can get Penslar Buchu and Palmetto Compound—and so on, one remedy for practically every ordinary ill. For your benefit we have published a Penslar Health Book, telling the complete Penslar Story. Ask for a free copy at The Reliable Drug Store S. A. HOLT, Proprietor s» ' " I were elected as officers for the coming year: President, Geo. Farwell; Vice-president, Chas. Lavall; Sec-treasurer, II. B.-Al bert. Miss Barbra Olsen returned to her school north of Baker Sun day after a two weeks visit with relatives here. The crowd at the New Year's dance last Friday evening was not very large, but those who attended had one big time. J. B. Carter of north of Uaker passed through town Monday enroute to the Win. McClary ranch where his mother is ill. Monday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E, Figg oc curred the birth of a baby boy. Mother and child doing nicely. A. E. Dague this week pur chased the two iots adjoining his property from D. T. Richards, netting a nice barn in the bar gain. Jerry IIuss who for the past year has been employed at this office has resigned his job and is aiding June Olsen in taking in ventory. Harry Bedford of Miles City representing the W. B. Jordan & Co, of Minneapolis transacted business here the fore part of the week. Next Monday the stockholders of the milling company will hole their first annual meeting and i elect officers and directors for coming year. L. W. Shevling of Harding, S, D. stopped over in town the fore part of the week while enroute home from a trip to Minneapolis and St. Paul. m, t 1 • q — , j Ihe Ladies Sewing Circle wi I meet with Mrs 1-. Hicks Wed- ' nesday. . an ,n t eclion 01 . officers will be held and a mem-! I bers are urged to be present. At the next meeting night of the Yeoman, Jan. 12., the ladies will serve an Oyster supper. All members are requested to attend Important business and installa tion of officers. The thermometer sailed down to 25 below zero sometime be tween suns Tuesday and Wed nesday. Begins to look like win ter after all. The greatest benefit from the cold spell is the damper that has been put on the lagrippe epidemic. Sunday evening at 10:30 in the office of the clerk of court at. Baker occurred the marriage of James William Haley and Miss Anna M. Otto, both residing west of Ekalaka. The couple were attended by Miss Mabel Berg and V. E. Davis also of this place while L, C. Burns officiated. THE SINS OF THF. FATHER. 6 N o* M m \ § ÔfVTr. SS® POJTtRITY Vi n o x. V -Nashville Tennesoean. Water Wagon Circle ~~ ™ About all of the arrangements for the fish banquet and bigj (tace have been completed. The ofl.c.a carra, ge has been decorat ed with a coat ot «lac on the, outside while the seats will be scientifically shod with "never slips" by Brother Hatton. It .was not the intention of the i Keeleyites to permit grease of any kind on the wagon, but for "safety first" reasons, one extra s vac grease cup will be placed on each wheel, h meeting of the Bromo Seltzer String Orchestra has not as yet been held, but it: is known that all will appear are coming and the dance pro - g ram has been arranged so that! ail will have a chance to dance, j 1 he old rye waltz and gin fiz ! glide are among their. Friday I evening, January 21st, that's ti e date—reserve your rooms early, j 1 hat everyone may get their fu 1 uoilais worth, the cork will bei pulled at 8:00 p. m. rain or shine j f - °- b • fu!1 - v equipped. From j ali indicatiolls a recon , b ,., akin „: ' attendance is ejected and no . one , K , cc j wol . ry about 1 | j „ (Tnrr | , , .. I a gooci time. Many Oid timers snow or hail. \\ anted —To buy or rent, a good second hand piano. Inquire at lice. this olli , ^ , < . a . utnam last friday dis poMM. ot his interests in the W. ! • ! ' j\ *• °- the remaining stockholders. After his visit to For Sale —New Velie spring wagon and new Rock Island plow breaker and stubble bot tom. Will trade for oats. — J. E. Dodd, 1_ miles west and 3 miles nort of Ekalaka. itSJ : ASSURANCE : Ordinary safety will do ary tilings, but if you n papers and other small that could be stolen, !< make assurance doubl v them in a safe deposit powerfull walls and io<: all right for ordin e the possessor of objects of value >st or destroyed, sure by keeping box behind the ks of our vault, EKALAKA STATE BANK SEPTON CADY, Pres. H. B. ALBERT, Cashier. J. W. HISCOCK, V. P. L M. ELLIOTT, Ass't. i'tk 3 yj ü ! Minneapolis Charlie will return ! to Ekalaka and will no doubt en j &age n some other line of busi ness - Curly Severding Is ««Util.* with the work at Th(J c thc3e d The following bit of informa j tion was sent us this week as to ! the business done during the I year at the clerk of courts office: marriage licenses issued, 87; di j vorces granted on complaint of husband, 8; divorces granted on complaint of wife, 8; final natur alization papers issued, 45; pro j time, ' Ihe heavy fall of snow exper ienced in this section Monday and Tuesday put .somewhat, of a blockade on the auto traffic be tween here and the railroad. Ihe mails are all now arriving and departing with teams and wagons. The new elevator is nearly full of grain and freighters will com mence hauling at once to the company's headquarters at the railroad. Yesterday the cleaner was put in operation for the first the delay being caused by having to back-order for supplies. bate cases started, 36; civil cases started, 176; criminal cases start ed, 14. The teachers of the seven schools in and around Alzada, have arranged for a rural school j convention to be held in Alzada the latter part of this month.: Miss May Stover who teaches the Twelve Mile school has been very I active in arranging the conve« tion, having called personally on jail the schools in that section for exhibits. Several good speakers have been secured for the occa sion. ! j j L. J. Pyles and Carlos Hall re newed their subscriptions to the "Bird" today. Who's next? Leap year dance at the Big Hill school house Saturday, Jan uary 15th. All ladies invited. J. E. Reynolds, the light manj ot Camp Crook, passed through town last evening enroute for a trip east fora couple of weeks, visit. He started from Camp Crook with his auto but was obliged to abandon the same this side of Bell Tower on account of the deep snow. Notice To the Stockholders of the Eka- : Iaka Milling Company : | Notice is hereby given that! there will be a meeting of the stockholders of the Ekalaka Mil- j ling Company on the 10th day of January, 1916, at the hour of 2:00 o'clock p. m. of said day at Ekalaka Fire Hall in the Town of Ekalaka, Fallon County, Mon- 1 tana, for the purpose of electing; Directors of said corporation, of adopting By-laws for such cor-j poration, and for the transaction of such other and further busi- ' ness as may properly come be fore said meeting. Dated Dec. 22, 1915. W. H. P eck. Attest: Vice-President. L. L. W iieeler, (Seal) Secretary ! Lost j j One bay gelding, branded on left thigh, weight about 1100, mane roached between ears and across wethers. Lost near Rooney springs. $10.00 re ward for return to Ben Hamilton i at Ekalaka, Montana. , LOST j Lost from tho porch of the Ramme Hotel in Ekalaka on De cember 22nd, 1915, one hand grip and one small brown leather letter case containing many pa pers. A reward will be given to any person returning the same to the Ramme House. Grain Market ! i j 1 F. O. R. Ekalaka, Montana, 7, 1916. No, 1. Nor. Wheat No, 2. Nor. Wheat No. 1. Winter Wheat Durum No. 1. Flax No. 3. White Oats No. 2. Rye Speltz, Cwt Jan. ..81 .77 . .77 .. 77 .178 . .19 . Ob .26 ; I 3 CROO E mh Z i 30] Again Calling Your Attention to "REXALL" A Remedy for every ailment. THE GREATEST LINE ON EARTH With the "Money Back" Guarantee The Ekalaka Drug Co. THE REXALL STORE ^OE— JOPPflg^' —i evdf YOUR SCHOOL FUND The following is the report of j Miss Annette Leonard, Superin tendent of Schools, showing the apportionment of school money The Amount Apportioned To each Disirict. available for 1916: Amount on hand in the General Fund Dec. 1, 1915, $26,056.80. Number of census children for 1915 " - - 2585 Amount apportioned per cap ita - - $10.08 : i | 2 4 6 j 7 8 0 U 12 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 - 0 -, 51 % Hist. No . No. Census Children or: on <)•> 41 45 48 56 57 64 65 66 70 •Jo 17 33 41 30 21 274 141 271 94 84 42 2S 13 42 51 14 10; 34 51 21 78 36 40 29 92 19 79 >585 T «tal $ 352.80 171.36 332.64 413.28 302.40 211.68 3Î2.48 372.96 2761.93 1421.28 2731.68 947.52 846.72 423.36 594.72 624.96 282.24 131.04 423.36 514.08 141.12 534.24 1038.24 342.72 342.72 514.08 241.92 786,24 231.84 362.88 524.16 322.56 403.20 292.32 735.84 745.92 927.36 856.80 473.76 191.52 635.04 272.16 796.32 171.36 126,056. SO Two accidents are reported by W. H. Peck this week. Jim, a horse that has made his home at the Peck ranch for some time, suffered a broken leg and had t<> be shot, while Hooligan, the big black feline that has been doing active service at the Peck stcre for ten years, likewise sustained a fracture of the leg. However Dr. Mowbray promises to have "Hoolev" patched up and as good as new in a short time.