ARCADE .EALS AT ALL HOURS
CAFE Popular Prices
E. RORVIK. Prop.
Formerly The Belmont,
Lyon's Bllock, cl' eral A ve.
Harlowton Grocery Co-, nc.
GROCERIES, GRAIN & HAY
PHONE No. 75
GOLD MEDAL FLOUR
Our Brands j Gold Band Ham and Bacon
RICHEILIEU GROCERIES $
..A. C. GRAVES..
Wholesale and Retail
Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish, Eggs, Butter,
Hides, Etc. Pure Home Made Lard
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Mail orders given prompt attention.
Central Ave. - - - - Harlowton. Montana.
THE PELICAN BUFFET
H. A. WEBER, Prop.
U Budweiser, Grain Belt and Kessler Beer I
i Imported and Domestic Cigars i
I Pool Table in Connection
Harlowton, Montana Main Street
MODERN TAILORING CO.
PRESSING AND CLEANING
LADIES' WAISTS AND
SKIRTS A SPECIALTY
Prompt Service L Gottleeb, Prop.
L00K HERE Board and Room $5 per Week
At The Hilger House
LEE SMITH & DAUGHTER
East of Sheriff Johnson's House
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Laundry of all kinds except
hard linen at Reasonable
prices. Satisfaction to all.
Phone No. 52 Harlowton, Montana
L.I. miI~i 4U1 1
HOLD YOUR BUSINESS.
Town Must Organize to Fight the Mail
If you have an organization of bust.
ness men In your town, no matter what
it may be called, no matter if it lie
wemingly dead, revive it for a vigor
ous campaign in favor of home trade
protection and home town development
and improvement. You can organize
around this question when all other
ties fail to bind. The first duty of
local business men or organizations of
business men is to hold the business
of the town. Do this first and now.
then go after outside propositions.
There is now on foot a national
movement for the protection of the
home trade of the home town. In this
movement the manufacturing and job
Ping interests and the local press are
"The Lord helps them who help
It is up to the local merchants to
put their shntllders to the wheel and
help by sustaining the local press and
the national movement, of which the
Talisman will he the advocate and ex
ponenttt on very broad lines.
Tt muist Ih made clear to those who
are the naturll customers of the coun
'ry merchant. In every rural commu
nit'y that the apparent temporary ad.
vantage that they imagIne they obtain
by sending their trade a way From home
Is a deceptive advantage and carries
with It an inevitable nltifmate loss
much greater than any possile present
gain. That this truth can he made
clear to every one-so clear that be
who runs may read-admits of no
doubt, but it necessitates the active
co-operation of the local country mer.
- wIith the local Dress.
Wýnntztta ý'tttr Nftui
A band is to be organized by citi
zens of Moore.
The Forest Grove Episcopal church
is almost completed.
Much building is being predicted
for Hamilton this spring.
The Missoula county farmer's Insti
tute is being held today.
M. B. Lytle will erect a grain ele
vator at Moore in the spring.
The postoflice at Lewistown opened
in its new building last Sunday.
An office of the Sun River Irriga
tion project has been opened in Great
Sheep industry brought in about a
million dollars to Fergus county the
Over six million pounds of Montana
wool have been contracted for by Bos
A net profit of nearly $39,000 was
realized by the Bitter Root forest re
serve for the year.
An entertainment was given in Con
rad Monday night for the benefit of
the Conrad hospital.
Lewistown may have a brick plant.
Butte capitalists have been investi
gating the field for one.
It is now almost certain that the
$35,000 opera house, proposed for Red
Lodge, will be constructed.
One gray wolf and sixteen coyotes
were killed in Silver Bow county dur
ing the past mont h.
The Crow and Cheyenne Indians
have arranged to go into an extensive
wheat growing business this year.
The ministers of Montana have
been asked to join in organizing the
Northwestern Ministerial federation.
It is dertain that congress will ex
tend the time for the disposal of
lands in the Huntley irrigation nro
Matthew Carroll, a pioneer of Mon
tana and a founder of Fort Benton,
died in Helena Wednesday morning.
Stablemen of Anaconda went on a
strike on Monday. They were refns
ed a raise in wages from $3.00 to $3.50
Construction work on the Billings
and Northern line between Great
Falls and Belt will probably begin
The biggest annual increase in the
history of the Great Falls Electric
company was made in 1908 and
amounted to $33,717 13.
The Cargill Elevator company will
erect a series of elevators along the
Billings and Northern road from Con
rad to Broadview.
The postoffice department has or
dered the establishment of a post
office at Buffalo, Fergus county, with
Wm. B. Shiell in charge.
Land has been purchased in ITamil
ton by the Chicago, Milwaukee and
Puget Sound railroad company which
will be used for terminal purposes
Arrangements are being made for
the boxing and wrestling tourna
ment to be held soon in Bozeman by
the althetic director of the Agricul
The lumber out put of Flathead
county showed an increase during the
past year. The total lumber ship
ments exclusive of timber amounted
to 83,000,000() feet.
At the meeting of the Great Falls
Board of Commerce last Tuesday
night, a delegation was named to se
cure for Great Falls, if possible, a
branch of the Canadian Pacitic.
The Agricultural college basket
ball team defeated the Y. M. C. A.
team of Billings in two games held
last Friday and Saturday evenings.
Scores were 58 to 11 and 69 to 16.
A lot has been purchased by Great.
Falls Masons and plans will be drawn
at once for the Masonic temple. This
is to be a three story building erected
at a cost of about $34,000.
The Sun-Teton Water-Users' asso
ciation which was incorporated at
Chouteau last month will be read3 by
July 1 to take cooperative contracts
from the government for construc
tion work on its canals.
The sum of $22,500 has been raised
for the Young Men's Christian Asso
clation building at Miles City after a
three day campaign for subscriptions.
L. W. Stacy, president of the Com
mercial State bank, gave $1,000.
A petition has been sent to W-sh
lngton from Great Falls asking for
tihe establishment in that city of a
registry exchange office and for the
creation of a railway mail division I
headquarters at Spokane for the
A special election is to be held in
Great Falls February 15, when all
property owners over 21 years of age,
either male or female, may vote on
the proposition of granting the fran
chise for an electric line through the
city and to Chouteau.
Tie Plains Valley Commercial club
was pesiaanently organized last
Thursday night at Plains. One of
the matters to be taken up by the
club is to try and secure Plains as a
point of registration for the opening
of the Flathead reservation.
Much interest has been shown by
Stevensville residents concerning the
mine which may be operated near
them by the Oregon Copper Mining
company. It is claimed copper ore
vein has been struck by the company
at the head of Blodgett canyon.
The Great Northern railway com
pany Las granted permission to the
Great Falls Board of Commerce to
erect a publicity building for the ex
hibition of grains, grasses, minerals
and other products of the section,
near the new depot which is to be
built in the spring.
The federal senate has voted to Mrs.
Matilda J. Blake, widoyv of John C.
Blake formerly of Anaconda and for
the past three years a door keeper of
the senate, a sum equal to sik months
salary that Mr Blake earned while i,
the senate. Senator Carter, who ap
pointed Mr. *Blake to the position,
moved the apportionment of the
money to Mrs. Blake.
The state fish hatchery has received
at Anaconda 500,000 whitefish eggs
from Lake Superior which will be
sent to Flathead lake as soon as de
veloped. During April 1,500,000
brook trout now at. the hatchery are
to be distributed in various waters of
the state. A special car for the con
veyance of eggs is being built by the
Butte, Anacondaand Pacific railroad
company and will be presented to the
state fish commission.
The meeting in Helena of the var
ious commercial organizations of the
different. Montana towns for the pur
pose of furthering the movement, to
establish a state bureau of immigra
tion will be held on Lincoln's birth
day, February 12. It was set for an
earlier date, but the members of the
legislature have some junketing trips
to state institutions to make, so the
meeting was posponed. There is a
good deal of hurrah business connect
ed with this legislature.
The first case of white slavery to be
exposed in Butte was last week when
Anna Duhoise, in the sensational
case against John Belgium, told the
court that for seven years she had
been in the absolute power of Bel
gium, being compelled to turn over
all her earnings to him upon pain of
having her eyes gouged out. The
girl says she was lured to America
from France by Belgium. Judge
Alexander McGowan held both for
action of the federal authorities. Bel
gium is well to do.
General Warren arrived in Wash
ington last week with the electoral
returns from Montana, and explained
to Vice President Fairbanks that a
broken arm was respoosible for his de
lay. He discovered after his arrival
that he had traveled all the way to
Washington forgetting to bring with
him his certificate of selection as mes
senger. The fine which ataches to a
failure to deliver electoral returns on
the date set by law will be remitted
in the case of General Warren be
cause of the fact that a copy of the
returns were sent by mail.
In the past year 1,627 new volumes
were added to the Helena public lib
rary, as stated i)y the annual report
of the acting librarian, Miss Nina
McKenna. The library is asplendid
institution, and is of great benefit
and pleasure to many people. It has
sent many books to the East Helena
library. to the poor farm, and to re
mote mining camps. It keeps in its
reading rooms 483 magazines and
newspapers, and buys new books of
all kinds as they appear. Two things
needed in the big, fine reading room
on the upper floor are softened lights
on the tables and a soundless floor
It is a Wonder,
Chamberlain's Liniment is one of
the most remarkable preparations yet
produced for lame back, sprains and
bruises. The quick relief from pain
which it affords is alone worth many
times its cost. Price 25 cents, large
size 50 cents. For sale by Lewellin
All ladies winter coats in the store
at one-half price.
E. F. Ross Co.
The Popular Piano is the Hamilton.
28tf At W. S. Smith's Lewistown.
Harlowton Neat market
Wholesale and Retail
Fresh & Salt Meats, Butter, Eggs
Special Attention Given to Mail Orders
Joseph Labrie Harlowtea, luotaas
Doors Open 7:30 Show 8:30 Sharp Popnlar Prices, 20 and 35c
IN THE THE
HAR LO WTON
OTHER ASTOR LATESTIN
ON CO MOTION
Good Comedy, Drama and Instrucrive Subjects
A Good Time Assured Free Dance After Show
Two wood business lots on Main street 3 and 4. in block 9, in
the Ilarlowton town site." The lots are 25 feet frontage and ex
tend back 140 feet, thus making a 50 foot frontage. There is a
store building on the lots of 20x30 and two living rooms in the
rear of the store. Those rooms are 12x28, making, two good liv
ing ro, ms. There is also a g od well on lot 3, a barn 12x16 and
a two room house on the back of the lots. Also good out build
ings. HA e have a good stock of goods in the store consisting of
everything but groceries, also store fixtu' es as follows; Six good
show cases, a large safe, ndud shelving. The r, ason fu,r selling is
health failing For terms address
Mrs. R. A. McPARLAND,
Box 36 Harlowton, Montana
LEWELLIN DRUG CO.
Sundries, Office Supplies, Tobacco, Cigars and
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We are right in the midst of the Storm Sash proposition,
and are filling your orders promptly. In ordering your
Storm Sash, remember we carry all of
and RUBEROID ROOFING
We have the most complete 'stock to be found and our
prices are right. : Call and be convinced
MONTANA LUMBER COMPANY
' PHONE 32
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business he is most always pinchedl for
money at the begining, and it is so with
us. We therefore ask all subscribers who
are in arrears to pay at once.
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