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Against It? It is just such cases where we excel. Our stock is cpmplete. Be fore selecting any wed ding presents see our siverware, cut glass, hand painted china, clocks, etc. Espert Repairing a Specialty. KELLER BROS. Jewelers If you want the 'best on the Great Northern line, go to the Hotel Richards 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 THOS. D. LONG Lawyer Buffalo Block - - Kalispell, Mont. TIMOTHY MILLER U. S. Land Commissioner. Notary Public. LIBBY - - MONTANA DR"R, FLINN & BAXTER Physicians nd Surgeons LIBBY - - MONTANA ..The Libby Herald. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY THE HERALD PUBLISHING COMPANY G. E. SHAWLER - - Business Mgr Entered as second-class matter Augus 17, Ig9l, at the postofflce at Libby, Mon tana, under the Act of March 3, 1879. THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 1911. Wm. Bristoe of Warland was it Libby Tuesday. Jas. Sherry of Fortine visitec here last Tuesday. Paul Sanfacon of Warland was E Libby visitor yesterday. The hotels and rooming houses are taxed to their capacity thi" week. C. C. Conrad, who has a home stead near Great Falls, visited here this week Tom Handley of Rexford visited with the Butte colony at Libby the first of the week. Peter Nelson, a retired farmer and capitalist of Kalispell, is visit ing here this week. Mrs. F. P. Garey, wife of Coun ty Commissioner Garey, is visiting at Troy and Libby this week. A baby-girl was born to the wife of Peter Burgoyne on Sept. 4th, at their home in South Libby. Mrs. Catherine Rowe has gone to Billings, Mont,, to visit her daughter, Mrs. Glenn Smith. Geo. W. Forman, ore buyer for the smelter at East Helena, has been in Libby for several days this week. Robert Reid, A. T. Purdy, C. A. Hamann and J. M. Shenefelt were Eureka visitors to arrive last evening. N. M. Reiter, representing the Kalispell Mercantile company, was in Libby last Thursday on one of his periodical trips, Nermie knows GETTIN MORE MACHINERY. The Snowshoe company has re ceived a gasoline 'truck wagon to haul concentrates from the mine to the Libby Southern. This com pany also has another compressor on the way, to install on the Cherry creek side of the property, where a long tunnel will be put in. This tunnel will give 'an increased depth of 90o feet over the present work ings, which are now developed to a depth of 500 feet. The i6-foot ore vein shows a uniform average and strength throughout the work ings and its permanency may be said to be established, further work simply opening up additional ground and increasing the capacity of the output. A sufficient number of petitions have now been filed with the secre tary of state to insure. the submis sion at the general election next year of the Donohue militia bill. Petitions from Broadwater and Custer counties were filed Monday and they bring the total up to the number required. iMeats Wholesale and Retail Fish, Game and Oysters in Season Wi. F. Kei, Propr. the people all over Lincoln anc Flathead counties and is doing good business. Mrs. Brawler of Whitefish and Mrs. Campbell of Spokane were guests at the home of J. F. Harris this week. The snow on the mountain peaks is a reminder of what we might have done, but did not do, with our summer's wages. The teachers' institute of Lincoln county will be held Oct. 2-3-4. Detailed information of this meet ing will be given next week. Geo. Ottowa has sold two pianos during the past week, one to D. W. Good of the Hotel Libby, and the other to the Benedict pharm acy. Mrs. Ed Carlton of Warland has returned from a trip to Minnesota and came to Libby this week to re side during the winter, to send her boy to school. Dr. Montgomery has sold his residence property to County At torney Jas. W. Scott. About Oct. I he will go to southern Idaho, where he has a valuable ranch. Miss Edith Thompson, who has been visiting her mother and sister tor several months, left Tuesday for Great Falls, where she takes a position as stenographer in the land office. Deptity Sheriff Wave Brown of Eureka was in town for several days this week. He says the Plains is having a splendid crop year and business conditions are quite pros perous. A. F. Satran, of the Great North ern office force at Troy, was in Libby last Saturday. He has just returned with his wife from a visit to Grangeville and other points in northern Idaho. Mrs. Chas. Bonatbon of Wins ton. Mont., who has been visiting her friends, Mrs. G. W. Rouse and Mrs. Julia Boyle, returned home Saturday. She has ;been looking vDer several piecer of land in this For 90 Days Only Will Buy a Year's Subscription to THE HERALD Cash in Advance vicinity with a view of making her Lhome here and will probably close a deal for the L. L. Barr ranch, near town. Sidney Logan came in from Kal ispell to visit a gold property in West Fisher, in which he has an interest. R. N. Coleman and wife and child have gone to Michigan on a visit. Mr. Coleman is the G. N. agent at Jennings, and during his absence the position will be filled by L. P. Thompson of Kalispell. Judge Owen E. Thomas of For tine was a visitor in Libby this week. Mr. Thomas is one of the democratic warhorses of the coun ty and last fall did effective work as secretary of the county central committee. The Kootenai Land & Invest ment company on Tuesday last lo cated Harry Thompson on a home stead across the river, and Mrs. C. Hampton on a relinquishment claim on the forest reserve. Both are from Stratford, Wash., and are arranging to remove to their new homes. One of the pleasant social events of the past week was informal party given by Mrs. Pratt to her sister, Mrs. Riley of Butte. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Skeels, Senator and Mrs. Kennedy, Mrs. Duthie, Miss Tate and Messrs. Shafer, Weir and Kuklinski. Harry Landis, one of the very old time locomotive engineers of the Great Northern, has bought 8o acres of orchard land at Deau, just this side of Spokane, Harry has probably seen thts tract a thousand times from his cab and wants to get in on the ground floor on some thing that will grow into big money with the development of the country. F. E. Marsh of Kalispell was a caller yesterday. Mr. Marsh is the engineer in charge of the big ditch proposition in the Tobacco Plains and he tells us that in a few days bids will be advertised for to 1 construct the ditch. This is one of the most important enterprises of the county and will make the Plains farmer indepent of weather conditions and tend to create a wealthy, populous community. Summons and complaint in the case of W. A. Wilkinson vs. Geor gia Wilkinson, filed in the district court at Miles City, was served on the defendant last Friday. The purpose of the suit is to obtain pos session of the child by the father from the mother, who now resides in this city. The defendant through her attorney, J. M. Blackford, has filed a motion to change the place of trial from Custer county to this county, and it is likely that the matter will come up in the district court in Lincoln county at an early date. Win. Kemp has sold his lot and building on Mineral avenue to B. F. Howard for $2,ooo, and has purchased the Mike Rodden resi dence in East Libby for $i,ooo, where he will make his home. Mr. Kemp will occupy a building for his shoe shop to be erected by Dr. Sailey on his lot immediately to the rear of Judge Hoffman's office and work upon the building will be started at once. It is understood Mr. Howard will rent the Kemp building for a meat market to Geo. Joslin of Saskatchewan, Can., who came here last week looking for a location in this line of business. HAS PROBABLY SUICIDED. Fred. Schmidt, a merchant tailor who has been a resident of Libby for the past dozen years, has proba bly suicided. A note addressed to his grand daughter, Miss Ruby Christina, found upon his sewing machine last Friday evening stated that when it was read he would not be niong the living, and that she :ould dispose of his effects as she ;aw fit. Mr. Schmidt lost his wife about i year ago and the granddaughter )eing on the eve of departure for ier old home near Grand Forks, V. D., is supposed to have preyed ipon his mind to such an extent hai in a fit of melancholia he re olved ta take his own life. No trace of him has been found Notice to the Public. All parties indebted to me are invited to pay the saine by Oct. I, 19r1, asI will leave at that time and turn over unpaid accounts to attorney for collection. Bills against me should, be presented by date named. I,. E. Montgomery. In the DistriCt Court of the Eleventh Ju dicial Distridt of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Lincoln. In the Matter of the Estate of John Scanlon, Deceased.-Order to ShowCause Against Sale of Real Estate. It appearing to the court, by petition this day presented and filed by J. W. Hooper, admininistrator of the estate of John Scanlon, deceased, that it is neces. saty to sell the whole of the mining in. terests held by said estate and all, or some portion of the other real estate of said decedent, in order to pay all debts and expenses and charges of admininis. tration, It is ordered that all persons interested in said estate appear before this court on Saturday,- the 9th day of September, rIgl, at the hour of to o'clock a. m. of that day, in the court room of said court, in the court house in the town of Libby, Lincoln county, Montana. to show cause. if any they have, why an order should not be granted to said administrator to sell all of the mining interests belonging to said estate and as much of the other real estate as shall be necessary. It is further ordered that a copy of this order be published for four (4) suc cessive weeks next preceding said day in the Libby Herald, a newspaper printed and published in said county. Done in chambers this 31st day of July, 1911. J. E. ERICKSON, Distridt Judge. SHERIFF'S SALE Angus McWilliam and Richard D. Pel oqgin, Plaintiffs. vs. Willio m Case y d Areline Casey, Defendants. To be sold at sheriff's sale on the fourth day of September, 191r. at ten o'clock a. min. at the front door of the courthouse in Libby, Lincoln county, Montana, lot seventeen in block two, in Past Eureka townsite, to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand. F. R. Baiey, Sheriff. By C. C. Bradley, Under Sheriff. CITY 4TTORNEY MONTGOMERY G. RICE ATTORNEY-ATLAW. Office in City Hall, Mineral Ave. Libby - Montana since Friday and it is the genera belief that he has made away witl himself as his communiu ation tc his granddaughter indicated. Sixteen Years Ago this Wee: (Items culled from old Troy Times.) The federal mineral land com. missioners arrived from Libby Wednesday, and yesterday morn. ing with their outfit moved up Lake creek and went into camp at the Baker ranch. They will exam ine and classify the surveyed rail. road sections in this vicinity until tqe year's work closes, which will be on the 15th inst. William Null, one of the men who was hanged by the mob at Yerka, California, was an old resi dent of the Flathead, and will be remembered by early settlers as the man who made the supposed discoveries of gold on Wolf creek, and started a stampede to that country in the middle of the win ter, and during which a large number of the prospectors were badly frozen. The Lawson murder trail has occupied the public mind to a large extent this week, both here and at the county seat. The case went to the jury yesterday, and last even ing the news came that a decision of guilty had been reached and the panalty fixed at io years. Young Whitney, who has twice escaped from the Kalispell jail, has been captured again, this time with a few miles of the U. S. boundary line in 'the Tobacco Plains country. The capture was made by Deputy Ramsdell. A boy-baby was born to the wife •f Win. Christle at Kootenai Falls 3n Sept. 3rd. The sight of snow on on the aiountain peaks east of town made he Times man count his "pile" Ind wonder what he had done with uis summers wages. Engineer "Jack" Smith lost his e'sideuce by fire at Hillyard. The Keystone claim in the Yabk s showing signs of a bonanza. At o feet a crosscut was run and bowed a width of 40 feet, all in ire. About 150 tons of ore were A full line of WATCHES CLOCKS and JEWELRY AU 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 I on the dump. S. J. Whitcomb, i now of Eureka, had bonded his half interest to Jap King for $6,250 the same amount Wm. Johnson had ponded the other half interest the week previous to Mr. King, Low water caused navigation to close between Ft. Steele and Jen nings. Jas A. Coram is applying for patent on the Star creek placer laim of 50 acres. Flathead county's assessment was $3,o4o,446, and everybody was "crowing" about the big roll. William J. Bryan, the silver champion of Nebraska, was billed to tour the Pacific northwest the middle of September. James M. Blackford, Lawyer, First National Bank Building, Libby, Montana. [reen Seasoned 111 Wood... For sale-r6 inch, r8 inch and 2-ft. wood, delivered. Leave or ders with J. P. Wall. B. F. HOWARD & SON. In the District Court of the Eleventh Ju dicial District of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Lincoln. Nellie Corey, Plaintiff, vs. Hilton O. Corey, Defendant.-Alias Summons (for publication). The State of Montana Sends Greeting to the above-named Defendant : You are hereby summoned to answer the complaint in this action, which is filed in the office of the clerk of this court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer, and serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorneys within twenty days after the service of summons, exclusive of the day of service ; This action is brought and prosecuted by the plaintiff toobtain a decree annul ling her marriage with you. The grounds on which she seeks to ob tain such decree are that the said plain tiff and you, the defendant, were inter married, you had a former wife living and the marriage with such former wife was then at the time of your alleged par riage with thisplaintiff in full force and effect. And, in case of your failure to appear and answer, judgment will be taken against you by default, for the relief de. manded in the complaint. Witness my hand and the seal of said court this 29th day of August, Ig9i. (sEAL) Philip R. Long, Clerk of Said Court. M. F. Ryan and B. P. Maiden. Attorneys for Plaintiff.