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THE HERALD Cash in Advance For 90 Days Only SHERIFF'S SALE. Annie C. King, Plaintiff, Against La Frenz Mangels and Victoria Mangels, Defendants. To be Sold at Sheriff's Sale: On the 28th day of October, A. D., 1911, at ten o'clock a. m-., at the front door of the court house in the city of Libby, county of Lincoln, state of Montana, to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, the following described real estate lying and being in the county of Lincoln and state of Montana : The southwest quarter of section twen ty-eight, township twenty-eight north, range 29 west, M. M., contaihing 16o acres, according to the government sur vey thereof. Together with all and singular the ten ements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise ap pertaining. Dated this 6th day of October, A. D., 1911. P. R. Badiey, Sheriff of Lincoln County, Montana. TIMOTHY MILLER IT. S. Land Commissioner. Notary Public. LIBBY - - MONTANA Lenia Mercantile Company (Incorporated) MIWNERY, NEEDLE ART LADIES' TAILORING - Cor. Montana and Sixth Libby MRS. J. F. COATS, Manager ,,The Libby Herald.. PTDLZIHED EVERY THURSDAY BY THE HERALD PUBUISUING COMPANY G. B. SHAWLER - - Business Mgr. Entered as second-class matter August 17, 19r1, at the postoffice at Libby, Mon tana, under the Act of March 3, 1879. THURSDAY, OCT. 19, Ig91. H. J. Hamill of Missoula was looking over the Libby country this week. Mrs. Warwick returned Sunday from a few days' visit with her mother, Mrs. Lyons, at Troy. Amos Alley of Butte is at the Libby, looking over the country with a view to securing interests here. The county commissioners held a special meeting last Monday, at which routine business was trans acted. Johnny Flavell had the ill luck to chop off his index finger while splitting kindling wood, last Tues day morning. David Moffat of Butte is here looking over the country and is very much impressed with the con ditions at Libby. G. B. Wilson, a mining expert of Salt Lake City, was in the city a few days ago and visited proper ty on Shaughnessv hill. J. H. Geiger was the successful bidder to furnish too ricks of wood to the county, at $1.83 per rick, the award being let last Monpay. Paul Pratt and Dorr Skeels and their wives returned Sunday from a two weeks' camping trip at Loon lake. They report having had a delightful outing. Mrs. E. A. Boor of New York city and C. M. Secor of the Monu mental Co., Kalispell, in which she is interested, were visitors here yesterday. Mrs. Boor is one of the wealthy women of the country a14 was ', wJlJ pjpssc with Meats Wholesale and Retail Fish, Game and Oysters in Season LW. F. Kieniaz, Propr. THOS. D. LONG Lawyer Buffalo Block - - Kalispell, Mont. DENTIST DR. G. H. JONES Office: Libby Hotel. LIBBY - - MONTANA Libby and the surroundings that she says she will returi within q tew weeks. John Sterns of Tobacco Plains was at the county seat last Satur day to take out letters of adminis tration upon the estate of Colum bus Green, deceased. Jas. Stonechest is moving into his handsome new bungalow today. The Johns house, which he is va cating, will be occupied by A. C. Listoe, the Swamp creek rancher. Thos. Mulholland, formerly chief of police at Butte, was here last week, and naturally became an en thusiastic booster for Libby and left with the assurance he would soon return. Editor Faust went to Helena to attend the Carter memorial service last Sunday and also expected to be present at Butte to help the press gang serve the huckleberry feast to President Taft. The Maude Henderson company closed a three-nights' engagement last evening, every performance drawing a large audience. This popular company will always be welcome visitors to Libby. J. C. Sullivan, one of the old residents of the county, who lived on a homestead across the river from Rexford, died last Friday at the age of 74. The body was shipped to Kalispell for burj l. E. K. Barnum, who has had charge of the work of surveying the base line in the Yahk for the forestry department, has completed the field work and returned to Lib by and is engaged in office. work. Mrs. P. F. Guhr. of the Lenia Mercantile company, of Libby and Lenia, Ida., is in the city this week looking after the business here. This company has just moved into their own building, corner of Mon tana and Sixth. Arthur Knudson of Flathead val ley,accompanied by his mother,is in the city. Mr. Knudson has pur 9hac4 ten QIro of land, including Features of the Proposed Bond Issue. Date of Election: Saturday, Oct. 23, 1911. Qualified Electors: Only those registered at last preceding election are qualifidI to voce. As registry agents have been done away with, no transfers can be made and votes must be cast in precinct of last registration: county clerk will send certified list to each polling place. Estimated Cost of Bridges: At Troy $23,000, at Libby-$28,000, at Rexford $33,000. For roads in each commissioner district $12,000. With present debt drawing 5 per cent., and proposed issue at same rate, yearly tax charge will be $10,550, Who Will Pay Taxes: This year's assessment roll shows that 85 per cent. of the . property of Lincoln county is owned by non-residents. Nearly half of the realty of the county was donat'ed by congress to the Northern Pacific Railway company, which steadfastly refuses to part with same to settlers and has done so for twenty years, but has transferred large blocks to lumber and mining companies for speculative holdings. To proposdd bond issue should be added $25,000 in general road and bridge fund annu ally, making $150,000 available first year. Prospective Free Ferries: Leonia, Jennings and Warland. Six hundred voters petitioned for $150,000 bond issue and 135 against, water right, just west of town, of Qeo. W. R.ogse, for $foo an acre an$ will make his home h'ere and engage in intensive farming. His two sisters, who are still in the Flathead, will also join him. Chas. H. Little, an attorney re siding at Butte, Montana, has pur chased the southeast quarter of section 26 from the Libby Lumber company. Mr. Little intends to clear the land and place it in a state of cultivation. Chas. Swartz, tax agent for the Northern Pacific, was in the city several days last week. He is making the rounds of the counties, checking up the tax charges against his company after being equalized by the various boards. The darkey who was taken off the train at Eureka last week by Sheriff Baney, under telegraphic advices from Kalispell, was given two years in the pen by Judge Erickson. He had passed some worthless checks and was skipping the country. Timothy Miller and Mrs. F. M. Plummer left Sunday evening for Billings, the former as delegate to the meeting of the grand lodge, I. 0. 0. F., of Montana, and the lat te* as delegate to the Rebekah grand lodge, both of which met in the same city last Tuesday. Dr. Weir of Washington, D. C., pathological expert, has been in this section for a week past, exam ining our forests for tree diseases, taking specimens and photographs. Trees, just like humans, have their troubles, and he is investigating and prescribing for their ailments under the auspices of the govern ment. Kalispell Times: Jim Lindsay, one of the best railroad construc tion men on the Great Northern, who has built nearly all the bridges on the Kalispell division twice, and in the meantime homesteaded a dandy ranch on Echo lake, is quit ting the division. Jim has been corrupted by J. P. Rogers, super intendent of the S., P. & S., and has gone to Portland to accept a bridge foremanship on that -rail road. Mr. Rogers has drawp half dozen of the best engineevt and conductors, Grant, the wreckl er, and now Canada Jim has goni from rhis division to the popular old boss, Passed Over the Divide. One of our pioneers, Chas. P. McDonald, died at one o'clock, Oct. 15, at his home on Leigh creek, at the ripe age of 72 years. The deceased came to the Libby country 14 years ago and has been since actively identified with the mining interests of the district. For the past year he has been in failing health and last Monday passed peacefully away. Deceased was born in Canada, near Ottowa. There are surviving him besides his son Duncan, who was with him to the last, a son and three daughters in Canada. Two brothers, one in Vancouver, B. C., and the other in California, also survive him. The funeral was held yesterday morning from the Catholic church and burial was made in the Libby cemetery. The pallbearers were A. LaCharity, G. W. McKay, J. W. Leigh, Wm. Kemp, Pat Dolan and Peter Hughes. Sixteen Years Ago this Week (Items culled from old Troy Times.) The organization of the Troy Mining, Power & Improvement company was perfected at Spokane with a capital stock of $ioo,ooo. E. L. Preston, manager of the Troy townsite company, was at fhe head of the company. Over 8o claims had been located in the Atlanta mining district, and much prospecting work was being done. Railroad business began to show signs of a revival. The Great Northern placed an order for i,ooo box cars, and a Missoula firm re ceived a contract for 500,000 ties from the Northern Pacific. Bar silver was quoted at 68c, lead at $3.15 and copper at $12. Jas. A. Coram was advertising for a patent to 5o acres of placer ground on Star creek, below Troy. The growth of the Great North em in ;6 years is shown by the If you want the best on the Great Northern line, go to the Hotel Richards S. H. DENNIS 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 Making a Dress like all other work, re quires the best tools. Dressmakeis who &neow use only KalJtra Shears and Sci3sors the Und that never balk or"hagrle." Every cut is true and clean-no un. Certainty. THAT'S the kind of shcnrs to have, and there's only one way to get them- look for the name Keen Futter, for 40 years the guar. antee of perfection. Keen Kutter also appears on the very best pocket knives for men and women, the complete Keen Kutter line being sold tunder this mark and motto: "The Recollection of Quality Remains Long After thc Price is Forgotten." 4d. lark flg. U. I. ral,. Omc. For sale by FLEEK & FLEEK publication of thp time table,whichl then had one passenger train east and west bound each day. Now there are three a day each way, be. sides the fast mail. Local merchants were advertis ing 15 pounds of granulated sugar for $t. The weather 16 years ago regis istered an average maximum tem perature of 68 and minimum 33 prevailing wind, calm; precipita none. The Times, in extolling the beauty of the weather, said it made one wish he could live forever, which, to us oldtinmers who are still here, seems like an old story. We certainly have the goods. For Sale Cheap. The John Johns 8o acres on South Fork of Deep creek, and house and 6 lots in West Libby belonging to the Fannie Johns estate. For par ticulars inquire at the law office of B. F. Maiden. James M. Blackford, Lawyer, First National Bank Building, Libby, Montana. ELECTION PROCLAMATION By the Board of County Commissioners of Lincoln County. By virtue and in pursuance of the au thority vested in the hoard of county commissioners of Lincolu county, Mon tana, we, Paul D. Pratt, P. P. Garey and J, P. Bartlett, the duly elected, qualified and acting commissioners of the county of Lincoln, state of Montana, and as such constituting the board of county com missioners of said Lincoln county, do hereby proclaim that on Saturday, the 28th day of October, 191t, there will be held in the several election precincts of Linroln county, state of Montana, a spe cial election by the qualified electors of the county of Lincoln to submit to said qualified electors for their approval or rejection the proposition to raise money for public improvements desired to be made in the said county of Lincoln as follows, to-wit : The issuance of coupon bonds in the amount of one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars, such bonds to be re deemable in fifteen years and payable in twenty years, and to hear interest at the rate of five per cent per annum, interest payable semi-annually at the times pre scribed by law, for the repair and con struction and improvement of a system of highways and bridges and free ferries in accordance with law within the county of Lincoln as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a point on the Lincoln county line southerly of Stryker, thence to continue northwesterly through Trego A full line of WATCHES CLOCKS and JEWELRY All Fresh and New FINE REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.... IBBY 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 CITY ATTORNEV MONTGOMERY G. RICE ATFORNEY-AT-LAW. Office in City Hall. Mineral Ave. Libby - Montana and Fortiue to the town of Eureka, fol lowing the po!lte of the existing publio road; thence westerly to the village of Rexford, following said route; thence southerly and westerly on the east and south side of the Kootenai river to the city of Lihby; thence westerly onl the south sidl* of the Kootenal river to the village of Troy. That a steel or iron bridge be constructed across the Koote nai river at the town of Troy, that a steel or iron bridge be constructed across the Kootenai river at the city of Libby, that a steel or iron bridge he constructed across the Kootenai river at the village of Rexford ; that each of said bridges be connected with and he a part of said sys tenm of highways, bridges and free ferries. That there shall be constructed such other branch roads leading to and con. necting with said system of highways, bridges and free ferries as the board of commissioners determine. That such free ferries as the hoard of commissioners may deem necessary, and as a part of said system of highways, bridges and free ferries, shall be constructed for the purpose of and as a means of transporta tion across the Kootenai river. That from the proceeds from the sale of said bonds there shall be appropriated by the board of county commissioners for the construction and repair and improvement of said system of highways, bridges and free ferries the following amounts: 'The sum of forty-five thousand dollars for the construction, repair and improve. ment of said system of highways and bridges and free ferries located and situ. ated within the boundaries of the road districts of Lincoln county numbered one, two, three, four, thirteen, fourteen and fifteen respectively. The sum of forty thousand dollars for the construc tion, repair and improvement of said sys tern of highways, bridges and free ferries located and situated within the bounda ries of the road districts of Lincoln coun ty numbered five, six, seven, eight, nine, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen and nineteen respectively. The sum of forty thousand dollars for the construction, re pair and' improvement of said system of highways, bridges and free ferries located and situated within the boundaries of the road districts of Lincoln county nuam hered ten, eleven, twelve, twenty and twenty-one respectively. And in order that said election may be conducted in a quiet and orderly man tier, we do hereby offer a reward of one hundred dollars ($roo.oo) for the arrest and conviction of any person violating any of the provisions of Title IV, Part i, of the Revised Codes of Montana of 1907. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and caused the seal of the county of Lincoln, state of Montana, to be affixed at Libby, the county seat, this [8th day of September, A. D., one thous and nine hundred and eleven. Done in open meeting by the county commissioners. Paul D. Pratt, J. P. Bartlett, F. P. Garey. Samuel Carpenter, Attest by the County Clerk. Gree Sasne 11Wood,3. For sale-i6 inch, t8 inch and 2-ft. wood, delivered. Leave or lers with J. P. Wall. p. F. HOWARD & SON.