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Will Buy a Year's Subscription to
Cash in Advance
For 90 Days Only
Annie C. King, Plaintiff, Against La
Frenz Mangels and Victoria Mangels,
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
Dated this 6th day of October, A. D.,
1911. P. R. Badiey,
Sheriff of Lincoln County, Montana.
IT. S. Land Commissioner.
Notary Public.
Lenia Mercantile Company
Cor. Montana and Sixth
MRS. J. F. COATS, Manager
,,The Libby Herald..
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
The county commissioners held
a special meeting last Monday, at
which routine business was trans
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
Wholesale and Retail
Fish, Game and Oysters
in Season
LW. F. Kieniaz, Propr.
Buffalo Block - - Kalispell, Mont.
Office: Libby Hotel.
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
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
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
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
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
a Dress
like all other
work, re
quires the
best tools.
who &neow
use only
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
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.
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
All Fresh and New
E. M. BROWN, Mgr.
Libby, Montana - - In Postofice Bldg.
Hotel Libby
D. W. GOOD, Propr.
First-class in every respect.
Practice in State and U. S. Courts
and Land Offices.
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
For sale-i6 inch, t8 inch and
2-ft. wood, delivered. Leave or
lers with J. P. Wall.

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