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Hand-Painted CHINA A large shipment just received. Do not fail to see our prices Always Something Suitable for Wedding and Birthday Gifts. KELLER BROS. Jewelers LIBBY - - MONTANA If you want the best on the Great Northern line, go to the Hotel Richar'ds C. W. RICHARDS Owner and Proprietor Steam Heat, Hot and Cold Water Baths. Cuisine the best to be found The only-fire-proof and modern hotel in Libby T HOS. D. LONG Lawyer Bntfalo Block - - Kalispell, Mont. TIMOTHY MILLER . U. S. Land Commissioner. Notary Public. LIBBY - - MONTANA DRS, FLINN & BAXTER Physicians and Surgeons LIBBY - - MONTANA ..The Libby Herald.. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY BY THE HERALD PUBLISHING COMPANY G. E. SHAWLER - - Business Mgr. Application made at the postoffilce at Libby, Montana, for entJy assecond-class matter under the Act of March 3, 1879. THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1911. S. H. Dennis, the real estate man, visited Troy Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John B. Chase of troy, were in Libby Monday. The state treasury began the Ist of this month with $846,937 on hand. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. W. Scott of TrQy visited here Sunday and Monday. Ex-Senator Kennedy went to Helena Sunday, to be gone about ten days. The'Libby and Kalispell teams are booked for a labor day game at Kalispell. Miss Helen Shafer left yesterday for Detroit Mich., to visit with her mother, R. Moran of Helena, state boiler inspector, paid the camp an 6fficial visit last week. W. M. Mizener, of Dennis & Mizener, returned Sunday from a week's visit at Shelby. "Pitcher Roseburrough of the Libby Reds has gone to Newport for a week's visit. Frank Pival has petitioned to become a naturalized citizen. His native land is Austria. Dr. Flinn returned Friday even ing from a week's visit in the eastern part of the state. The forest service is expending $600 on a trail up Quartz creek to the Seventeen-Mile district. Engineer Pratt and assistant, J. D. Weir, have been surveying the sd4ition to Libby west of the court According to the interstate com merce commission on June 30, 19io, there was a total of single track mileage of 240,438 miles of railroads in different states. It took 58,947 locomotives to carry cn the business of these lines and 2,290, 331.cars of all kinds. There were employed on the steam roads i, 699,520 persons, and the capitali zation of railroad properties was $18,417,132,238. The number of passengers carried during the year covered by the report was 971. 738,499. From the foregoing items it can be easily understood that the railroad proposition in the United States is somewhat stupendous. Under the new apportionment bill for the lower house of congress there will be 433 members, an in crease of 42. Montana will choose two members at the next election. The Pacific Power & Light com pany is perfecting plans to develop one million horse power by hydro electric installation in the Colum bia river at Priest Rapaids, south west of Spokane, at a cost of from eight to ten million dollars. It is estimated that eight years will be required to complete the work. Bee : Fred Whiteside visited Lincoln county on Sunday and re ports good crops and prosperous :onditions, especially in and around eureka. Libby is also very pros perous, there being much activity in mining, both placer and quartz. t4any substantial brick buildings iave been erected in Libby and the dlace has assumed the air of a me :ropolis. Marsh Roberts and Lou Hale ,f Troy were in Libby last Thurs. tay preparing for a prospectlng rip at the head of Pipe creek, vhere they are following up some rood mineral indications. house. It consists of 12 blocks of close-in property that should find ready sale. W. O. Fraser, a life insurance man with headquarters at Mis soula, was in town this week. Stanley WooI, the Troy mer chant and baseball fan, took in the Kalispell-Libby game Sunday. Wm. Lusher and family, who have been at Spangle, Wash., since lst fall, have returned to Libby. N. Boleus of Shelby, Mont., a sign painter, arrived in Libby last Sunday and has decided to locate here. A marriage license was issued Tuesday to John Henry McCarty and Stella Gertrude Taylor, both of Ural. H. O. Bell, manager of the Met ropolitan Motor Car company of Spokane, was a business visitor here Saturday. Frank Mateja and Agnes Vlasak, both of Libby, were married on Saturday last, Judge C. R. Hoff man officiating. The register and receiver of the land office at Havre have been suspended, pending an investiga tion of the office. Chas. G. Reeder, a Spokane cap italist and mining man, was look ing over property interests in the [,ibby district last week. Gilbert Omlie of Troy was circu lating among his friends here last Thursday and incidentally attend ,ng to some land buisiness. According to the estimates of the Big Blackfoot Milling company it >wns 785 million feet of standing imber in Lincoln county. The Libby Realty company has _eceived a set of new office furni ure for their suite of rooms in the first National bank block. J. A. Tormey of Bayne's Lake, 3. C., associated with the Frost nIvestment company, Eureka and ipokane, was in Libby last week. For 90 Days Only Will Buy a Year's Subscription to THE HERALD Cash in Advance The trustees of the Presbyterian church at a meeting Sunday even ing, decided to erect a church on their lots at the corner of Califor nia and 4th. Teachers examination will be held at the courthouse, and the 8th grade state examination at the school house, in Libby, Aug. 25 and 26. Supt. Schools. Jas.. Quivey has sold his resi dence property here to Crottean and Richards and has gone to Cheney, Wash., where he has property and will reside for a time. Jas. Casey, Jr., has been in Spo kane during the past week visiting his wife, who recently underwent an operation for appendicitis. He reports her as recovering from her illness. H. L. Heidelburg of Anthon, Iowa, and wife and daughter, after a week's visit with his brother-in law, C. C. Bradley, left Tuesday for home, returning by way of Pacific coast points. Willie, the 9-year old boy of Smith Sollinson, while playing with other children Tuesday, met with an accident in which he re ceived a broken leg. Dr. Auld reduced the fracture. Keller Bros. jewelers, and Bene dict, the druggist, have removed to the new Duncan brick, on Min eral ave. and 3rd, where they will have handsome, modern quarters for their lines of business. Henry Shriber, the county bridge builder, will start work soon on a bridge across Pipe creek, about three miles north of town. There is quite a settlement above that point and more are coming in. County Assessor Stonechest is preparing plans for a handsome seven room bungalow residence on the building site he recently pur :hased in the Lukens addition. Work of construction will begin at .nce. H. P. Burlingham came down 'rom Gateway Sunday, where he sad been looking after the dis mantling of the Burlingham saw mill, which will be removed tc Parmenter creek, west of Libby. Five cars will be required to trans port the plant, and the work of getting it ready for shipment i: well under way. The families of Joseph Copping er and Mr. Morrow arrived Sun day from Oklahoma, joining their husbands who had preceded them a couple of weeks. Mr. Coppinger is on a deal for two lots and will build a residence at once. The Kootenai Land & Invest ment Co. located the Hersch broth ers of Nebraska on claims north of Troy, and yesterday three prospec tive settlers from eastern Montana were taken to Troy to look at claims in the same vicinity. Announcements are out for the marriage of Miss Pearl Whiting to Ray L. Burr of Spokane, which in teresting event will take place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Whiting, at Troy, on the 28th of this month. Dr. and Mrs. Montgomery, At torney Rice and sister, Mary Virginia Rice of Denver, Colo., and the Misses Helen Shafer and Anna Ketridge, returned last Thursday from a ten-day outing trip to the Silver Crown cabin near Granite lake. While up at his property on Big Cherry this week "Dock' Howard noticed a big blazed tree upon which was scrawled with a pencil "Headed for the N. P. Bank rob bers, train robbers and postoffice robbers-the 8 who robbed the Libby bank!" Whether this is an echo of the bank breaking at this place or the work of a josher, "Dock" says he is entirely too busy to fathom. Jas. W. Blackford of Lewiston, Mont., has taken office room in bank building and will practice law here. The gentleman comes well recommended as a most cap able lawyer and will be a valuable acquisition to the town. He was so well impressed with the pros pects of Libby that he has invested Kalispell Times: Jas. A. Cor am and son Chester D. Coram, and Chas. M. Wood, a Boston lawyer, arrived in Kalispell Saturday night and are making quite a stay here as guests of the James Corams. Mr. Joseph Coram is one of the pioneer investors in Kalispell and the Flat head and was instrumental in or ganizing and promoting the origi nal waterworks company in Kalis pell. The B. & M. mill on Still water was also one of his enter prises and he was until recently owner of the Libby townsite. Mr. Coram sees the immense possibilities opening ahead of this country and is now- considering a proposition looking to the develop ment of power at Kootenai Falls. It is asserted that sufficient energy can be developed there to turn every wheel in the state of Mon tana. Sheriff Kerens of Bonner county, Ida., arrived yesterday from Hele. a with requisition papers for the two men who recently burglarized the Little store at Bonners Ferry and wererrested here by Marshal Megquier. green Seasoned ,,,W ood... For sale-16 inch, i8 inch and 2-ft. wood, delivered. Leave or ders with J. P. Wall. B. F. HOWARD & SON. CIT'Y ATTORNEY MONTGOMERY G. RICE ATTORNEY.AT.LAW, Office in City Hall, Mineral Ave. Libby - - Montana about $5,000 in real estate, Mr. Blackford spent last winter in Oklahoma and in other states, but until he visited this section, found nothing which appealed to him sufficiently strong to induce him to choose a new home. The assessment roll for Lincoln county for this year covers a prop erty valuation of $2,772,489, ex clusive of railroads, which last year was $2,432,251, which if it remains the same this year will give a total in the county of $5, 204,740. It is not probable that the railroad valuation will be less than last year and there may be a small increase by the state board of equalization. Mrs. J. J. T. Vaughn died Mon day night, after a protracted ill ness. The deceased was born 47 years ago in London and came to New York when a child of 12. Two years ago she was married to Mr. Vaughn and has resided here since. Funeral services were con ducted from the Presbyterian church, Rev. Reed officiating, Tuesday afternoon, The pall SIXTEEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK. (Items Culled from Old Troy Times.) A force of men and some teams were at work on a ditch and flume at Kootenai Falls. Peter Larson, better known as "Swede Pete," killed Ed Hawkins with a club in a Troy alleyway, during a drunken brawl. After being pretty roughly handled by several railroad men, Larson was taken to Kalispell for trial. The boat running from Ft. Steele to Jennings brought down the first shipment of ore from the North Star mine. Frank McParland, a guide and prospector, was drowned in Lake McDonald by a boat upsetting. Fourteen sacks of Kootenai river sand were taken to Spokane for a test run through the King fine gold saving machine. A free ferry at Troy was put in A full line of WATCHES CLOCKS and JEWELRY All Fresh and New FINE REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.... LIBBY JEWELRY COMPANY E. M. BROWN, Mgr. Libby, Montana - - In Postofice Bldg. Hotel Libby D. W. GOOD, Propr. First-class in every respect. LIBBY - - MONTANA B. F. MAIDEN Lawyer Practice in State and U. S. Courts and Land Offices. LIBBY - - MONTANA DENTIST DR. L, E. MONTGOMERY Office: Libby Hotel. LIBBY - - MONTANA bearers were M. J. Brown, W. M. Curtiss, Timothy Miller, A. C. Ross, John Elliott and Jos. Pritch ard. Coroner Geo. Ottowa returned Sunday morning from Eureka, where he had been called by a tele gram that Mrs. A. L. Queen bad been found dead at her homestead on upper Pinkham creek. An in vestigation showed that death had come from natural causes. Her husband is an employee of the Eureka Lumber company and Mrs. Queen and four children were liv ing on the claim. Not to be behind other progres sive cities, Libby now has an auto livery and transfer, Mr. Edwarc of Vancouver, B. C., instituting the enterprise, having arrived last week with a '45-horse power car. le will bring in two more cars as soon as he acertains the proper :ars needed for the roads in this section. It is expected. auto out ing parties will soon be a feature )f the Libby country in providing utdoor sports of recreation and )leasure. to service to accommodate the Yahk travel. The mineral land commissioners began examining and classifying lands in the Libby and Troy dis tricts. The air was heavy with smoke from forest fires. A heavy fire was reported from Kootenai Falls. Columbia Falls was awarded the state soldiers' home. The citizens of the town had subscribed $3200 in money and 142 acres of land. Whitney, charged with horse theft, who had tscaped from the Kalispell jail, was captured at Troy and Sheriff Baldwii was no tified. -James M. Blackford, Lawyer, First National Bank Building, Libby, Montana.