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CITY AND STATE.
Prom Wednesday's Daily. Send your watch and jewelry repair work to D. G. Lockwood 's jewelry store. * Miss Rowena and Miss Hortensii Chesnutt left this morning' for Chi nook where they will visit with friends. J. A. Morrison arrived this morn ing from Missouri with several head of horses for parties in this city and vicinity. The outfit included two fine Percherons and a pedigreed coach horse. Tt is reported from Conrad that the two-year-old son of Clark Lytle was drowned yesterday by falling into a well. The little fellow was at play at the time, and no one happened tc> be watching him. The Highwood camp of Woodmen of the World will give a grand ball on Thanksgiving night, November 24, at Highwood hall. The public is cor dially invited to attend and a good time is promised to all. Chairman A. Davidson, of the Val ley county republican committee, wired to Chairman J. Ward Huse to day that the republican ticket made a clean sweep in Valley county. Mr. Huse replied that a similar victory was won in this county. The scarcity of cars on the Great Northern has resulted in a shipment of northern Montana beef over the Canadian Pacific railroad. Two train loads of the Marias roundup cattle were shipped from Coutts a few days ago. and will go to Chicago over the Canadian route. 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 Thursday's Daily. Arrangements are being made by the King's Daughters to hold their annual festival and sale on Wednes day, November 30. W. E. Williams, of Rochester, N. Y. t arrived from the east this morning and will accept a position with the Great Northern Express company here. O. P. Barber, who has been with the company for several months past, will leave in a few days for a new location. Election returns were received to day from a few outlying precincts, but the figures do not materially af fect the majorities shown in the state ment presented yesterday. In the race for sheriff, which appears to have bean the mostly hotly contested on the list, McDonahlJjhas a lead of about 200 votes, and this will probably be ■increased by later returns. Advices received today from Butte indicate that the result of the election as it affects the state ticket is still in doubt, but it is conceeded that Gov ernor Toole and Congressman Dixon are re-elected. The count of the vote in Silver Bow county will not be com pleted until late tonight or sometime tomorrow. It «is estimated that the majorities for most of the republican state candidates outside of Silver Bow county reach 5,000 or more, and it will require a big democratic vote in Sil ver Row county to overcome this ad vantage. 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 Friday's Daily Fresh candies made every day at C. W. Ay res. * Leave your orders at once for tur keys, chickens, ducks, geese, oysters, etc., at the Center Meat Market, for Thanksgiving. * Harry Gelbach runs a hack to meet ail outgoing passeuger trains, and re quests a share of the public patron age. Telephone 10M. s A grand Thanksgiving ball will be given at Lehfeldt's hall in Big Sandy, on Thursday evening, November 24. The public is invited to attend. Owing to a dispatch received last evening from J. F. Patterson, who is ill at Lapine, California, Mrs. Patter son and children will leave in a few days for that place. Professor Newton, the California humorist and impersonator, appeared before a large audience at the public school assembly room last evenin He gave an excellent entertainment and was frequentlyjapplauded. Fourteen additional oil placerclaims in the Bannatyne district have been filed in the county clerk's office, the claims being located in township 2;' north, range 1 [east, and comprising over 2,200 acres. The locators are D. L. Ellis, Dudley Crowthor, A. H. Stephens and other residents of Great Falls. According to advices received from Butte this afternoon, Secretary French, of the republican state com mittee, estimates that the whole of the republican state ticket, with the ception of governor, is elected. The count of the vote in Silver Bow couu ty had not been completed, but tli estimate is based upon the average of the returns that had been canvassed. Notice .—If you send during this month your watch to Jesse Collom, Great Falls, Mont., he will clean aud warrant itj)ne year for $1.50. * Chouteau County Returns. Unofficial returns have been received from every precinct in Chouteau county except Phillips and Nichols, in which it is believed the vote did not exceed thirty. In the returns from Lloyd and Maddux the vote on presi dential electors and the state ticket is missing, and in a few others there is some uncertainty as to the accuracy of the figures relating to one or two of the offices. The totals given below are computed from these incomplete returns: For Presidential Electors: Republican 1430 Fusion 66fi People's Party Socialist Party Socialist Labor Party Prohibition Party For Representative in Congress: Jos. >1. Dixon (repI Austin C. tiormley (fusion)... John 11. Walsh (soc) For Governor: William Lindsay (rep) Joseph K. Toole (fusion) Malcolm G. O'.Malley (soc).... Fur Lieutenant Governor: Ernest W. King (l'ep) Edwin C. Norrls (fusion) John W. Frinke (soc) For Chief Justice of the Supreme Com Theodore Urautly (repi I). F. Smith ! fusion) Charles M. Parr (soc).. For Secretary of State: Abraham N. Voder (rep) Miles Komney (fusion) llenry Lynch (soc) For Attorney ( ieneral : Albert J. Galen (rep) Chas. II. Hall (fusion). Evan (). Jackson (soc) For Stat"» Treasurer : . 1373 . 1380 .1410 . 040 James II. Kic . IvIS'.l ..1300 .. 053 .. 20 .. 1353 . 1371 . 640 1338 . 1228 . 77(1 . 721 . 1280 . 1050 . 1203 . 1350 . 1103 David G. Browne (fusion) Erick Olson (soc) For Clerk of the Supreme Court: John T. A they (rep) Finlay McKae (fusion) John Peters (soc) For State Auditor: Harry H. Cunningham (rep) Philip C. Goodwin (fusion) William C. Phelps (soc) For Superintendent of Public Instructioi Wilfred E. Harmon (rep) John 51. Kay (fusion) IÎ. Anna German (soc) For Representatives in State Legislature U. P. Brigham (rep) Thomas M. Everett (rep) L. Newman (dem) A. W. /.iebarth (dem) For Sheriff : Frank McDonald (rep) John Buckley (dem) For Treasurer : John C. Sullivan (rep) Ii. F. O'Neill (dem) For Clerk of District Court: Charles 11. Hoyle (rep) L. o. Hudson (dem) For Clerk and Recorder: William lt. I (rep) J. 51. Kelly (dem) 740 For Assessor : Arthur E. Lewis (rep) 1050 J. 11. Roberts (dem) 544 For County Attorney : Charles N. Pray (rep) 1722 J. K. Bramble (dem) 504 For County Auditor: Bernard L. Powers (rep) 124!) Joiin .Many (dem) 058 For Superintendent of Schools: Agues Atkinson (rep) 13(13 Mrs. E. G. Crutcher (dem) 800 For Coroner: Albert (!. Gray (rep) 1181 Frank Lemmer (dem) 050 For Public Administrator: A. L. Lewis (rep) 1355 John Neubert (dem) 787 For County Surveyor: Albert W. Merrilleld (rep) ltUO Amendment to the Constitution: For the Amendment : 780 Against the Amendment. 103 'I'he Chain Lakes Reservoir. Havre Plaindealer. The season's work on the surveys being made by the geological survey department, of the Department of the Interior, were completed this week and the various parties of surveyors are eaving for Washington, D. C. and other points. The survey equipment and outfit has been stored for the win ter here aud in Malta. H. L. Bald win, of the topographic department has stored his outfit in the warehouse of H. W. Gross, and C. C. Babb, of the hydrographie department, has se cured storage at Malta. From the preliminary surveys made of Chain lakes reservoir site north west of Havre, it is apparent that the government wili make a great reser voir of it. The work will be a very large proposition, costing in the neighborhood of a quarter million dollars. It is not improbable that the government will accept it and let a contract for the improvement of the site early next year. It is regarded as a much better site then Bowdoin lake, as it will store the water at t much higher poiut on the river, mak ing it available in many more points «.»rent Itritinn Irrigating In lCgypt. Salt Lake Tribune. Great Britiau is doing some m a g nificent work in Egypt in the construc tion of irrigation reservoirs. The scale upon which these are construct ed is more tremendous thau anythin ever before known, especially within historic times, aud probably exceeds even the great works of antiquity this direction. The immense dam at Assouan and barrage at Assiout cost over $12,000,000, but this seems to bo only a beginning, as the new irriga tion works are iu the estimates for $105,000,000, and are designed to com pletely utilize both the Blue Nile and the \\ hite Nile, and to make the im mense Soudan a garden of fertility -the most ancient is to become vouii' and immensely productive. It will be pretty tough on the leap year girl if there is no marrvinw giving in marriage in heaven. * n MONTANA NEWS BRIEFLF.TS. A Budget of Readable Short Items from Various Parts of the State. Missoula, N ov . 9.— Missoula coun ty is maintaining her reputation as the banner bear county of the state. The official records in the office of County Clerk Pringle show that dur ing the month of October just past 21 bear were killed in the county and the skins presented at the offices of the various bounty inspectors. Helena, N ov . 9. —Health Officer John S. Tooker is authority for the statement that at present there is more diphtheria in the state than for many years past. There are 1G cases of the disease in the city, though but one thus far has proved fatal. The disease is said to exist in many of the western cities of the state. Efforts are being made to stamp it out at all points where it has appeared, aud it is be lieved that this will be accomplished within a short time. Billings, N ov . 9.—F .E.Weymouth, engineer in charge of a party that has been doing preliminary work under the direction of the government on an irrigation project near Fort Buford, was in Billings today with his assis tants, euroute from the lower Mis souri river to Denver, which is the headquarters for this district in gov ernment geological work. Engineer Weymouth reported that all of the preliminary field work on the Fort Buford project has been completed. Great Falls , Nov. 9.— Consider able interest has been awakened in railway circles by the recent order is sued by the operating department of the Great Northern by which all em ployes iu the train service are com pelled to provide themselves with high-grade watches which will pass inspection, and they are also com pelled to have them thoroughly ex amined by the designated inspector of the company euch quarter and to have them compared for variation once every two weeks. Butte , Nov. 9.—Sheriff Gibson ar rived at noon today from Basin to take back to that place the men, Brown, Holliday and Cooper, who were arrested yesterday on suspicion of being the men who held up the Sockersou saloon on Sunday night. This morning a man from Basin called at the city jail and recognized Brown as one of the men in the holdup and as the man whom it is believed did the shooting. While the three men wore masks, the man said he thought Brown was one of them on account of the red sweater he wore and on account of his general appearance. A l'lathead Murder Case. Kalispell, Nov. 9.— Edward Tru man, a rancher living near Sedan, seven miles west of Kalispell yester day shot and killed a man by the name of John McCabe with whom he had had much trouble during the past few years. The story of the shooting, as brought to the city, is, that Mc Cabe had gone to Sedan to vote and purchase supplies, and that as soon as he saw Truman he immediately started loading his supplies in his wagon and was preparing to go home. While iu the act of dumping a sack of Hour, which he had upon his shoulder Truman pulled his ready revolver and shot him in the back of the head, the bullet coming out just under the right eye. An eye-witness said that he saw McCabe fall with his sack of Hour and turned and saw Truman putting his revolver in his holster. Another story is that the two men had a quar rel today and that McCabe was in the act of striking Truman with an axe handle when Truman pulled his gun and shot. Truman immediately started for Kalispell after the shooting and was met upon the road by Deputy Sheriff Donahue, who had gone in quest of him. He gave himself up and had uothiug to say further than he had shot McCabe. "Pretty Polly" at the Opera House. The performance of "Pretty Polly" by au unusually clever company, given at the opera house last night was rare treat. The comedy is full of clever lines aud most ludicrous situa tions and is laughable throughout. The absence of horseplay and vulgar ity was a great relief. The musical numbers were highly appeciated. Miss Walker is a charming aud clever actress possessing a most beau tiful voice which is under complete control. Mr. Hubert as the professor afforded a great deal of amusement in his efforts to regain his stolen clothes, fie is a clever, high-class comedian. Miss Frost as the dancing teacher, aud Miss Francis as Aunt Polly were exceptionally clever in their respect ive parts, and the same may be said of Mr. Payette, as Prince Rudolph, aud Mr. Hines as Prince Randolph. This clean cut musical comedy will be repeated this evening with a few new musical numbers for those desir ing to attend a second time. If you fail to see it you will miss the best thing of the season. Reserved seats at the post-office. Parties wishing to purchase live stock will find some attractive offer ings in our advertising columns. Parker Will Practice Law. New York, Nov. 10.—Judge Parker came to this city from Esopus today. He is quoted as savins to friends on the train: "Of course, I am going to return to the law business. I have several en gagements under consideration but have made no decision yet. It may be that I shall first take a holiday trip, not for myself, for I don't feel the need of any. but for the benefit of Mrs. Parker." On his arrival here, he met several judges uf the supreme court, among whom were members of the appellate division, and with them he talked over the election. He spent the night at Mr. Sheehau's home and will return to Rosemount tomorrow. I»iwast rouw Wrecks. Carelessness is responsible for many a railway wreck and the same causes are making human wrecks of sufferers from Throat and Lung troubles. But since the advent of Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and Colds, even the worst cases can be cured, and hopeless resignation is no longer necessary. Mrs. Lois Cragg of Dorchester, Mass., is one of many whose life was saved by Dr. King's New Discovery. This great remedy is guaranteed for all Throat and Lung diseases by D. G. Lockwood, drug gist. Price 50c, and $1.00. Trial bot tles free. House For Sale. A seven-room house, with all modern conven iences, a <,'00d stable and out-buildinge. Address R. X. V., River Press. Furnished House for Rent. For rent, a furnishel hou=e on .Main street. For particulars enquire of GEO. t>. PATTERSON. Notice to Taxpayers. Office of Treasurer of Chouteau Co., Fokt Benton , ilont., Oct. S, 1904. State and county taxes, and those levied by the cities of Fort Benton, Havre and Chinook, for year 190-1 are now due and payable at the olllce of the county treasurer, at the court house in Fort Benton, Mont. If not paid on or before t> p. m . Wednesday, November 30, 11104, a penalty of 10 per cent will be added as required by law, and ail property upon which taxes are then unpaid will be immediately advertised and sold for said taxes and costs. Office hours !l a. m. to 5 p. m. JNU. C. SULLIVAN, Treasurer Chouteau County, Mont. Estrayed. Five dollars a piece will be paid for the deliv ery or the whereabouts of one bay work horse, white face and legs, branded O-W on left shoul der, weight about 1300 pounds. One bay work mare branded TX on 'eft. shoulder also T on left thigh, weight about 1200. Q R. S. TINGLEY, Big Sandy, ilont. Cows on Shares. Wanted about thirty head of cows on shares for a term of years. For particulars address Box S8, Fort Benton. Saddle Lost. Lost, a double rigged saddle, extra Jong seat, hair cinch covered with canvas. Was lost from a runaway horse on Drv Fork Liberal reward for recovery. 'T1IOS LOCKWOOD, Care of River Press. Bucks for Sale. About 35 head pure bred Rambouillet bucks at >5.00 per head, five and six years old. P.'H. SCHWARTZ, Big Sandy, Mont. Bucks for Sale. Two hundred head of 2 year-old grade French Merino bucks. Heavy shearers and large sheep. Price$5.00 per head. "Address or call upon, COWAN & SON, Box Elder, Mont. Bucks for Sale. Will sell at exceptionally low prices or take wethers or young sheep in trade for— Grade yearling Cotswold rams. Large, smooth Rambouillet grades. Fine wool rams, heavy shearers. For information write or call ou C. B. Power at Sunnyside, Cascade county, 14 miles west of Great Falls. Train or stage from Great Fall each day excepting Sunday. Lambs Wanted. We will buy your lambs providing you can winter saine. T. C. POWER & BRO. Sheep For Sale. For Sale, about 4,000 lambs at $1.50 per head, and 1,000 old ewes at $1.00 per head. Address L. D. PUGSLEY, Marias, Mont Bucks for Sale. I have (70) seventy first class bucks from 5 to T years old for sale* cheap. Can be seen at my Shonkin ranch. J. H. RICE. Bucks For Sale. One hundred head of good Cotswold grade bucks for sale, in lots to suit purchasers. For particulars address JOHN LEHFE'LDT. Big Sandy, Mont. Bucks for Sale. One hundred half-blood Shrop-Merino bucks for sale, live years old. Also 50 head full-blood Merino bucks, four years old. Will be sold cheap. WALTER BROWN, Box Elder, Mont Proposals for Care of County Poor, Etc. Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the county clerk of Chouteau county, Montana, up to the hour of 10 o'clock, a. m., Tuesday, Decem ber li, 1904, for the performance of the' following services : First. For the care, support and maintenance of the county sick, poor and intiriu, per capita, by the week, to include the entire cost of lodging, feeding, clothing, washing and mending, as well as the burial expenses of all paupers dying while under contractor's care, for the period of one year, viz., from January 1, 1905, to January 1, 1901». Bids to show rate per capita per week for persons under medical attendance, and for per sons not under medical attendance Second. For medical attendance and surgical services upon the county sick, poor and infirm and inmates of the county jail of Chouteau county, for the period of one year, viz., from January, 1, 11)05, to January 1, 1906. Said services to include all post-mortem examinations ordered by the county attorney, all expert testimony required by said county or its judicial officers in behalf of said county, and all examinations into the sanity of any person when subpœnaed by the district judge to appear and inquire into such cases: also all surgical dressings, etc.. that may be required. Each bidder is to state the sum separately for which he. or they, will attend the sick, etc", for the period specified, and the amount for which they will perform such autopsy when ordered by the county attorney or other proper officers. Saiil services are to be performed within a radius of twenty miles from Fort Benton, Mont., without mileage or other extra charge. Tlurd- For all medicines required by said county sick, poor and infirm and inmates of the county jail from January 1, 1905, to January 1, 190«. ' Separate ptoposals are invited for each of the above. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids. Proposals to be addreseed to the county clerk and propeily marked on the outside to in dicate what they are. Bv order of the board of countv commissioners. E. FRANK SAYREj Countv Clerk. Fort Benton, Mont., Nov. 1, 1904. T. C. Power & Rro. (LIMITED). ..CLOTHING.. In this line we are better equipped than ever before for supplying your wants. DONT FORGET That ours is the Kuppen heimer clothing, with the patent Kuppenheimer shoul der and front that cannot be supplied or even imitated by other makers. Look for the makers' guarantee on inside coat pocket. If they rip, bring 'em back. If they do not retain shape, bring 'em back and we will make good. Guaranteed suits from $12.00 up. LVJ^ m -T i. . ... A, m V;.M| M vwü Nan mm,. 1ft y§f m COPYRIGHT, 1004 6. Kuppenheimer 4. Coi The same guarantee applies to our Topcoats, Ulsters and Watersheds. BOYS' and CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. This is a line in which we have made extra efforts to suit the mothers and the boys. Better assortment and better values in Boys' 2-piece suits, 3=piece suits, short pants, and 3-piece suits, long pants. Young men's suits in square cut and cutaway sacks. See our 'Fighting Jap," "Norfolks" and "Bust ers" for the little tads. The newest things on the market, AGENTS FOR VV. L. DOUGLASS SHOES T. C. POWER (LIMITED). JOS. SULLIVAN, Saddle «* Harness Manufacturer, Agent for the Celebrated MITCHELL MOUNTAIN WAGONS McCormick Mowers, Reapers and Steel Rakes^ Standard Binding Twine Wagon Sheets, Stockmen's Bed Sheets, TarpaulitB Best Line of Saddlery Goods of every description Will manufacture any goons in my line on short notice. Mailorder» will receive prompt attention. JOS. SULLIVAN FRONT ST., FORT BENTON. BRIGHT'S MERCANTILE AGENCY Reporting, Collecting, Publishing and Rating in the United States or Canada. DULUTH, MAIN OFFICK, 09 TORKEY BUILDING MINNESOTA Write fo< terms Reference: First National Bank, Duluth