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CITY AND STATE.
Pram Wednesday's Daily. Seed your watch and jewelry repair work to D. G. Lockwood's jewelry store. * Grand platform dance at the Lake hotel on July 29. Good music will be in attendance. J. M. O'Shea. * Two wool clips from Augusta sold in the Great Falls market yesterday at 191 cents. Other sales ranged from that figure down to Itii cents. J. E. Trommer, the well known wool grower of Chester, is among the vis itors in town today. He says all the wool clips of that section have been sold to eastern buyers. L. P. Benedict, of the state bureau of agriculture, labor and industry, arrived from the west this morning, and is gathering data for the next, biennial report of the bureau. It is announced that the annual meeting of the Society of Montana Pioneers will be held at Butte on Oc tober 10, a date which immediately follows the state fair. The necessary arrangements will be made by the executive committee. Henry Wickhorst and a force of men left this afternoon on a raft of lumber for the I. P. Churchill ranch, about twelve miles down the Missouri. The lrouber will be used in building a new house which is to be erected on the Churchill ranch. It appears that the suit to prevent the sale of Chinook school district bonds was commenced too late. Ad vices from Chinook report the sale of bonds to the Union Bank and Trust company, of Helena, which secured the issue of $22,500 at a premium of $160. A Washington dispatch says Brig adier General Constant Williams will succeed General Frederick Funstou as commander of the department of Col umbia. General Williams was cap tain of F company of the seventh in fantry when it was stationed here in 1875, and will be remembered by sev eral old time residents. He took part in the Ne/. Perces campaign and was among the wounded in the Big Hole fight. A dispatch from Washington says: Before making a decision on the mod ification of the cattle shipment regu lations for Montana, Dr. Salmon of the bureau of animal industry wishes to make a personal investigation of the conditions in that state. Pressure of other work may, however, make it impossible for him to make the trip, in which case the decision on the ap peal of the Montana delegation will be rendered in a few days. Among the contests recently filed in the Great Falls land office are several affecting entries in Chouteau county. Joseph T. Berthelote contests the homestead of Clarence K. Reynolds near Cold Butte: Alfred H. West has brought a charge of abandonment against the entry of Jeanie Creelman, near Havre: and Frank Schultz con tests the entry made by Robert P. Mayle, deceased, claiming that his heirs have failed to comply with the law. Notice .—If you send during this month your watch to Jesse Collom, Great Falls, Mont., he will clean and warrant it one year for $1.50. * From Tliursdiiy's Daily. Mrs. Geo. F. Lewis and Mr«. A. K. King have gone to Great Falls for a short visit. Mrs. R. fcl. Perrett and daughter left this morning for Harlem where they will visit with relatives. A marriage license was issued by the clerk of the court today in favor of Dan McGnevy and Hattie Milliken, both of Havre. .J. P. Williams, the well known wool grower of Culbertson, arrived this morning from the east and is among the visitors in town today. N esterday was a day of high prices in the Creat Falls wool market. The clip of Herman Maurer, of Brighton, brought l!>:j cents, and the lowest figure of the day was 17 ï cents. Parties in town today from High wood report a heavy rain in that lo cality ou Tuesday night. The storm lasted for several hours and was of great benefit to the grain and other crops. The Stockmen's National bank is distributing its regular semi-anuual dividend of (> per cent, among its stockholders. It is the twentieth divi dend declared by that prosperous in stitution. The receipts ot' wool at the railroad warehouse have been quite heavy the past few days, in anticipation of the public wool sale which will he held to morrow. It is expected that the of ferings will aggregate about 400,000 pounds, Whitney Thrailkill, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Thrailkill, met with a serious accident near their ranch Tuesday evening. He was thrown from his horse and kicked by the animal, sustaining injuries that it is feared may prove fatal. The final report of C. H. Barton, administrator of the estate of Luke C. Hays, deceased, has been filed in the district court. The report states that the net proceeds from the estate, amounting to $2,716.95, have been dis tributed among the heirs of the de ceased. It is reported that Edward Beaupre, the tall man of Willow Bunch, X. W. T., who made a tour of Montana cities some three years ago, died recently at St. Louis, where he had been on exhibition. He was the eldest son of Gaspold Beaupre and was born at Willow Bunch in 1S82, being 22 years of age, and of French descent. He was the tallest man in the world, be ing S ft. 2j in. in height and weighing 378 pounds. E. Frank Sayre, who returned today from a visit to Harlem, reports an immense hay crop in that part of Chouteau county. In the irrigated district within a radius of five or six miles from Harlem it is estimated there will be a hay crop of some 20, 000 tons, most of the laud promising a yield of over two tons per acre. Near ly one-half of the crop has been sold on contract at $6 per ton in the stack, and the demand is so great that the price is advancing. Notice .—If you send during this month your watch to Je.^se Collom, Great Falls. Mont., he will clean and warrant it one year for $1.50. From Friday's Daily Ask for some of that delicious Dowie candy at Power's. Buy your harvester'oil at the Hard ware at 75 cents per gallon. Miss Nora Sullivan left yesterday for a visit with friends in Great Falls aud Cascade. J. B. Long, of Great Falls, arrived this morning from the west on a short business visit. Judge Tattan, as trustee of the town site of Chinook, has sold two lots to Hubert Lut/., of that city. Benton Hardware leads the proces sion in everthing required in the hay field, to be in it, you want to fall in line. * Remember you can get Mason and Hermetic fruit jars, extra jar rubbers, and caps, and jelly tumblers at the Hardware. * You should surely have a refrige rator, or an ice cream freezer during this hot weather. You can tret either at the Hardware. * When you go to put up your cher ries call and yet a Rollman Pitter, at the Hardware. If it does not please you, return it. Price, $1.25. * L. B.Taylor, of Lloyd, who owns one of the largest wool growing plants in the Bear Paw country, is among the business visitors in town today. Marshal Bickle arrived this morn ing from Havre with Ed Neil son, who was sentenced to .'!0 days in the county jail by Justice Melntyre for carrying' concealed weapon s . The latest addition to the news papers of Chouteau county is the Havre Herald, a neat and newsy pub lication issued by A. C. Lender, ft is democratic in politics. Advices from Culbertson report one of the heaviest rain and wind storms that ever visited that section. The streets were Hooded, and some frame buildings were wrecked by the storm. The Thos. O'Hanlon company, of Chinook, believes home grown seeds for forage crops are superior to the imported article. It is offering to contract with ranchers in the Milk river valley for quantities of blue joint and alfalfa seed. A suit to foreclose a mortgage has been filed in the district court by the Western Loan and Savings company against Alice Bennett, of Chinook. The plaintiff asks judgment for an alleged indebtedness of $020 and in terest. and'attorney's fees. It is reported from Havre that a stock train over the Montana Central broke all previous freight records for speed Tuesday by running to Havre from Great Falls in -1 hours and 30 minutes. The train was pulled by Engineer Riley, of Havre. The sheriff's olliee has received por traits of the train robber who was re cently killed near Parachute, Colo., and who has been identified by jail officials at Kuoxville, Tenu., as Kid Curry. The authorities are inclined to think the dead man is furry, al though the distorted features destroy some of his resemblance to photo graphs in their possession. Advices from liig Sandy state that Several wool sales were made there yesterday, the transactions aggrega ting about 120,000 pounds. The sales reported are: Ruhe Bros, at 17* cents: 11. Ostermau ISi cents; John Lehfeldt li? cents: Fred Wedekiug 17i cents: Wm. Wedeking 17} eeuts: S. Chris tiansen 17] cents: John Wedeking 17 cents: Hokausou I7j cents: Frauk Schult/. 17; cents. Notice .—If you send during this month your watch to Jesse Collom, Great Falls. Mont., lie will clean and warrant it one year for $1.50. * Butte , July 1.'!.—Falling ground at the West Colusa mine killed one man yesterday afternoon and three others had narrow escapes and a blast at the Lexington mine a short time later caused another man to lose the sight of one eye, and he may possibly be come totally blind. The man killed was Chas. Swansou, and the man who was blinded is James Boulanger. montana news JJKIEFLETS. A Hutlget of Readable Short Items from Various Parts of the State. Lewistown , July 12.—John C. Bebb and James A. Weaver today sold the Dawson mining claim to W. C. Moore, representing the Colorado syndicate. The consideration has not been made public, but it is known to have been a great many thousand dollars. The Dawson adjoins on the south, one of the beet claims of the Kendall group. Butte , July 12.— Alex McKenzie, a carpenter at the Butte reduction works' was instantly killed this after noon by being caught in a 0v wheel near which he was working. The body was badly mangled and every bone was broken. The remains were removed to White's undertaking par lors where an inquest will be held to morrow. Dillon . July 12.—Harry Andrus, a prominent rancher and stockman of Sheep creek, on Horse prairie, was arrested yesterday on the charge of horsestealing, the complainant being Ike Rise, also a well known stockman of that section. Rise alleges that An drus caught one of his horses on the range and altered the brand. Glasgow , July 12.—Wallace, Dye, who killed Johnathan Mottner north of Glasgow, last October, was today arrested and placed in jail, charged with murder. Soon after the killing Dye came to Glasgow and gave him self up. He claimed the killing was done in self-defense and Mrs. Mottner told the same story. The case was dropped, but recently it seems that evidence has been secured that ju-ti tied an investigation. Butte , July 12.—Mrs. Annie Col lins has begun suit against the North ern Pacific railroad company for $10, 000 damages. Mrs. Collins claims that she bought a ticket for transport ation on the Northern Pacific, but that she was put off the train between Butte and Missoula and was roughly handled by the trainmen. At that tune she was just recovering from a long illness and the treatment she re ceived had a serious effect. Butte , July 12.—Jay Walker, who was yesterday charged by his daugh ter, Pearl Walker, with abusing her and also mistreating her sister, made an attempt at suicide this morning. The man took a large quantity of morphine Dr. Melntyre was hastily summoned antl an emetic was admin istered bypodermieally and the man's life saved. Mr. Walker told his wife this morning that he intended to end his life, but she thought little of the matter, as lie »'as too deliberate about the proceeding. Helena , July 12.—The supreme court yesterday reversed a decision of Judge Napton in the district court of Deer Lodge county granting a new trial of the ease oi' James A. Murray against the city of Butte, known as the Smokehouse case, from the name of a lode owned by Murray underly ing the city of Butte. The Smoke house case is one that James A. Mur ray has been prosecuting in the courts of the state for about 20 years. He sued the city to recover possession and rental and the value of the main streets and alleys of the town over his claim. Red Lodge , July 13.—Another death from spotted fever has been reported in this city. The victim was Mrs. C. A. Ileatherington, one of the well known women of Bridger. A peculiar feature of the case is that both Mr. and Mrs. Ileatherington were bitten by the same tick. The former, while on a prospecting trip up the river, was bitten. He carried the tick home in his clothing. Butte , July 13 —One of the heav iest rains experienced in Butte was that of yesterday evening. More than an inch was measured by the guage in the weather bureau, and this is an un usually heavy rain for Butte. Side walks were washed out, cellars filled, streets cut and roads made almost im passable. The B. A. iV 1'. tracks in the southern portion of the city were washed out, and more than two hours were spent in getting the roadbed in condition for trains. Missoula , July 13.—Beatrice Cath ev, who was arrested in one of the dives near Fort Missoula, yesterday, charged with having 'Miashed'' a gun in the face of James Porter, came up before Judge Hayes in police court today. She had entered a plea of guilty, but notwithstanding this the judge gave her the limit. He placed her tine at $500, in default of which she was turned over to the custody of the sheriff to serve 250 days in the county jail. Bo/.kman , July 13.- Au application was made today to Judge Stewart for a writ of mandamus to compel the county commissions to call an elec tion on tiie local option question. Ac cording to the petition received by the commissioners at their J une meeting, which they rejected, in their judgment it did not contain a sufficient number as prescribed by the law. The com missioners estimate '.hat one-third of the uumber of voters would be 000 and they accepted only 803 of the names on '.he petition. .Miner Charged With Counterfeiting. Butte , July 12.—While on his way to work last evening Andy Christisen was arrested by Detective Murphy on a charge of counterfeiting at Salt Lake last November. Christisen was taken to the city jail and searched, but nothing was found upon him that would show he had been in the coun terfeiting business. According to the story of the secret service officials, Christisen is said to have put in his time last November making five and ten-dollar gold pieces of the spurious kind at Salt Lake. The federal authorities have been on his trail for several months, and a short time ago a description of the man was sent to Detective Murphy, who succeeded in locating the alleged counterfeiter. Word was sent to the federal authorities at Salt Lake and Mr. Fornhoff came to assist in posi tively identifying Christisen before any arrest was made. XijjSit Was iI<T Terror. "1 would cougli nearly all night long," writes Mr,. Ohas. Applegate, of Alexandria, Ind., "and could hard ly get any sleep. 1 had consumption so bad that if I walked a block I would cough frightfully and spit blood, but, when all other medicines failed, three $1.00 bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery wholly cured me and I gained 58 pounds." It's absolutely guaranteed to cure Coughs, Colds, La Gripps, Bronchitis and ail Throat and Lung Troubles. Price 50c and $1.00. Trial bottles free at D. G. Lock wood's drug store. Biahy is Cutting Tooth, Be aiire and use that old and well-tried remedy, Mbs. WiNSLnw*8 Soothing Syrup for children tee thin:.', It soothe* the child, pottene the gunie, allays all pain, cures wind colic and i* the beet remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-live conte a bottle. Notice of Annual Meeting. The regular annual meeting of the Benton Sheen Co. will be held on Tuesday, August i, at S p. )ii., at the office of the Secretary anil Treas urer. C. 11 RAGLAND, Sec. and Treas. House For Sale. A seven-room house, with all modern conven iences, :i good stable and out-buildings. Address R. X. V., River Press. To Whom it Concerns. All persons indebted to the undersigned will please settle on or before July 20. After that date accounts will be placed in the hands of an attorney for collection. JOIIN T SNËATH. House for Sale or Rent. House for sale or rent. For particulars apply j MKS. OHAS. ROWE, Fort Benton, Mont. For County Treasurer. Having been a resident and tax payer of Chou teau county for Hie past twenty-four years, respectfully subir it myseii' as a candidate for the nomination for county treasurer, subject to tiie will ;>t the republican convention. J. F. PATTERSON. Wanted. Reliable party to take ewes on shares and .ethers to winter. I». LONG & CO. Great Falls, Mont. Sheep for Sale. About *-2,1'00 young ewes, heavy shearers, and l,5oo lambs; also t»0 bucks. Would like to sell before shearing. P. II. SCHWARTZ, Big Sandy. Five Dollars Reward. Estrayed — A bay work horse, branded BRI on right shoulder, and about eight years old. HH Five dollars reward is offered for his return to J. P. PATTERSON, Fort Benton. To Bridge Contractors. Sealed proposals will be received by the county clerk of Chouteau county, Montana, up to the hour of 2 o'clock p. m. of July 22, 1UÖ4, for the construction of a combination bridge across the Marias river at a point on tue county road about one quarter of a mile from Marias station on the g. n. lt. R., said bridge to consist of two spans of 200 feet each, and ItiO feet of approaches, and to be IS feet in width; bidders to submit their own plans and specifications. Bids must be companied by a certified check for 10 p*»r cent, of the bid. Bids should be addressed to the county clerk and marked on the outside to indicate what they are. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids. By order of the Hoard ot County Commis sioners. E. ftiank SAi'RE, County Clerk. Fort Benton, Mont., June 13, 1904. Notice of Hearing. In the District Court of the Twelfth Judicial District of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Chouteau. In the matter of the estate of Richard Bate, deceased. It appearing to this court hv the verified peti tion this day presented ana tiled herein by Mary Ann Godfrey, the administratrix of the estate of Richard Bate, deceased, that it is necessary to sell the whole of the property of every character of the estât«' of said Richard Bate, deceased, to pay the debts of the decedent and the expenses and charges of administration, It is therefore order» d by this court that all persons interested in the estate of said deceased appear before the said district court on Thursday, the ISth day of August, I'.'tW, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon of said day, at thv court room of said district court at the court house in the • ity of Fort Benton, in said county of Chou teau, state of Montana, to show cause why an order shouhl not he granted to said administra trix to sell all and singular the property of every character of said estate; and it is further ordered that a copy of this order be published four suc cessive weeks in the Kiver Press a newspaper printed and published in said city of Fort l»ei.ton and conntv of Chouteau. Dated, Julv 11th, J NO. W. TATT AN. Judire of the Twelfth .Judicial District of the State of Montana. Notice to Creditors. Estate of W. P.Turner. Sr , deceased. Notice is hereby »riven by the undersigned administrator of the estate ot W. P. Turner, Sr., deceased, to the creditors of and all persons naving claims againet the said deceased, to ex hibit them witu the necessary vouchers within four months after the first publication of this no tice to the said administrator at hi< residence on the Marias river, and whose po-totlice address is Galata, in the county of Chouteau. W\ P. TFRNER. JR.. Administrator of the estate of W. P. Turner, Sr., deceased. Dated June 20th, lîn>4. First publication Jr. ne 21, K '04. DR. GEO. H. TAYLOR, DENTIST. Fort Benton, Mont. Ortk'e loca'.i/G in Stockmen's National Bans Building. Phone F. FiH6 Booiv and Job Printing a spc ciaitv at the Rivkr Pkess ottiee. T. C. Power & Bro * (LIMITED). To our Patrons and Customers : For the past thirty years or more we have held deposits for many of our customers who preferred to leave money with us. Previous to the present time we have not solicited deposits, but have carried same as a matter of accommodation to our customers. Commencing July 1st, 1904, we beg to advise that we will be pleased to accept de posits from any of our customers. We will provide you with check books, issue interest bearing certificates for time deposits, and provide you with Chicago exchange without cost. Respectfully, T. C. POWER & BRO., L'td. JOS. SULLIVAN, Saddle «M Harness Manufacturer. Agent for the Celebrated MITCHELL MOUNTAIN WAGONS McCormick Mowers, Reapers and Steel Rakesf Standard Binding Twine Wagon Sheets, Stockmen's Bed Sheets, Tarpaulins. Best Line of Saddlery Goods of every description çgT Will manufacture any goods in my line on short notice. Mailorders will receive prompt attention. JOS. SULLIVAN FRONT ST.. FORT RENTON. 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