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Wholesale and Retail
Fish, Game and Oysters
in Season
W. F. Kienitz, Propr.
Bufalo Block - - Kalispell, Mont.
Office : Libby Hotel.
..The Libby Herald..
0. E. SHAWLER - - Business Mgr.
Entered as second-class matter August
t7, iqtt, at the postoMlce at Libby, Mon
tana, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THURSDAY, OCT. 26, rg91.
W. H. Graham visited at Kalis
pell several days last week.
Dick Dew and "Slim" take of
Troy were in Libby yesterday.
Sidney Logan of Kalispell was
in Libby this week on legal busi
Wm. Warwick has started work
on his new residence, on Mineral
Mrs. L. H. Faust and Mrs. E.
M. Brown are visiting in Spokane
this week.
Charley Burke returned this
week from an extended trip to Spo
kane and vicinity.
Engineer Paul Pratt has been
doing some surveying this week at
the Brophy placers.,
John P. Wall went to Kalispell
Monday and was a guest of the
Elks society that evening.
Winm. E. Williams of Trout creek
has purchased two lots of Anton
Lind in block 21, Libby original,
and will build a home.
Dorr Skeels and Dr. Weir, path
ological expert, made a trip into
the hills south of town Tuesday.
John P. Wall has an important
announcement to make in the ad.
columns of the Herald this week.
A. C. Herbst left a bunch of po
tatoes at the Abstract company's
office, among them being a 4/
The Burlingham sawmill plant,
shipped here from Gateway, is now
all in 'and being unloaded at the
site of the new mill, which will be
located O91 tbh railway in West
The John P. Wall Store
We are the Manufacturer's Agent in Libby for the
We guarantee our prices ten per cent less because we
See Our fl
O..Wool Pants
JOHN P. WALL - - General Merchant
Libby. Henry Burlingham is bring.
ing the horses overland and is ex
pected to arrive today.
C. W. Morrison, J. S. Brown
and A. E. McLeish, all of Fort
Benton, arrived this week for a
hunting trip.
Capt. Sullivan, in charge of river
operations for the Bonners Ferry
Lumber company, was a Libby
visitor Saturday.
Dr. A. D. McDonald of Kalis
pell visited Libby the first of the
week, to mike a trip to the West
Fisher gold district.
Mr. Tabor of Toppenish, Wash.,
has decided to make Libby his
home and will move his family
here in a few days.
B. F. Howard returned yester
day from Cable creek, where he
had been doing assessment work on
the John L. Hartt placer claim.
J. H. Ehlers, the Vahk promoter,
was in Libby Sunday. He says
everything looks bright for early
activity on a big scale in the Vahk.
W, W. Blew has returned from
a two weeks' visit with relatives
and friends at Portland, and reports
having enjoyed himself immensely
in the Rose city.
Mrs. A. Lyons of Troy has been
quite ill at the home of her daughr
ter here for a week past, but has
so far recovered as to be able to re
turn home today.
The fire department made a trial
run last Thursday evening, the ob
jective point being a bonfire on the
commons west of the engine room.
Water was being thrown 2/y min
utes after the first tap of the bell.
Major Ford of the 14th ,infantry
stationed at Fort Harrison, Lieut.
Frawl of the 24th infantry arnd
Adjt. General Greenan arrived in
Libby Tuesday and have gone to
Scott Anderson's ranch to hunt for
several days.
J. J. Campbell has sold his inter
est in the Libby steam laundry to
Otto Kiepitz, Mr, Libby retains
his interest in the enterprise and
will continue as manager, which
insures the best of service and
prompt attention.
Thos. S..Murphy, who has re
turned to Libby after a month's
visit in the northern country, about
too miles from Edmonton, says
that section looks bright to him
and he expects to make his future
home there.
F. B. Callow and Mc. P. Bailey
of Troy were visitors here yester
day. They report the road to the
Big Eight practically completed
and that shipping will begin very
shortly. Henry Schriber, it was
reported, had contracted to haul
the ore and was getting his outfit
ready to begin the work.
Manager E. H. Wilson of ihe
Snowshoe has contracted with Mr.
Winnie of Spokane to haul con
centrates from the mine to the
Libby Southern railway. Mr.
Winnie has shipped in twenty-six
head of horses and expects to han
dle about forty tons a day. Prob
ably 3,000 tons have accumulated
at the mine, awaiting shipment.
Senator Rossman of Broadwater
county is in the camp and this
week, in company with Senator
Leary and Al V. Howard, visited
up Libby creek and the West
Fisher. The senator is an old
mining man and was so well im
pressed with what he saw he will
stay over for a week or two and
make further visits to adjoining
There are rumors in town of a
strike in the Cherry creek tunnel
of the Snowshoe to the 'effect that
some high grade ore has been en
countered which, while not unex
pected, is none the less gratifying.
It is well known that the Snowshoe
workings from the surface to the
400 foot level have shown a steady
increase in values, and this last
strike, at an additional depth of
i,ooo feet, shows the same propor
tionate gain in ore values. This
property, evidently, is destined to
make the Libby camp famous in
lead and silver production,
A land contest case occupied the
attention of U. S. Commissioner
posten's court last Monday, during
which a large number of witnesses
were examined. A homestead ap
plication on the Kootenai rivp.
above town, made by Mike Rod
den, is being contested by B, M.
Thomas, who has held the ground
for many years as a placer claim.
Sidney Logan appeared as counsel
for Thomas and J. M. Blackford
and Gray & Rowland appeared for
Rodden. A transcript of the evi
dence, which was quite volumi
nous, and the other papers affect
ing the case, have been sent to the
district land office at Kalispell for
For Sale Cheap.
The John Johns 80 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.
Executive Office,
Helena, Montana.
Whereas, a petition praying for the
referendum of House Bill No. 220, Ses
sion Laws of 1911, known as "The Mili
tary Code of the State of Montana,"
signed by the requisite number of voters,
has been duly and regularly filed in the
office of the secretary of state within the
time required by the provisions of the
constitution of the state of Montana, and
Whereas, The governor of the state is
required by law to issue his proclamation
announcing the filing of such petition ;
Now, therefore, I, William R. Allen,
lieutenant governor and acting governor
of the state of Montana, do hereby pro
claim the filing of such petition for the
reference to the voters of the state of
Montana for their approval or rejection
at the regular election to be held on the
fifth day of November, A. D., 1912, of
House Bill No. 22o (Chapter '45, Session
Laws of 19tg), being an act entitled "An
Act relating to the State Militia of the
State of Montana, providing for the or
ganization, regulation, maintenance and
discipline of the National Guard of Mon
tana, prescribing duties of certain county
and state officers in connection there
with, prescribing penalties and repealing
sections 1o45 to Irro inclusive, of the Re
vised Codes of Montana of 1907."
In witness whereof I have hereunto set
my hand a.d caused the Great Seal of
the State of Montana to be affixed.
Done at Helena, the Capital, this the
seventh day of September, A. D., one
thousand nine hundred and eleven, and
in the one hundred and thirty-sixth year
of the independence of the United States.
Wiliam R. Allen,
By the Acting Governor.
T. M. Swindelhurst,
Secretary of State.
By David Pizer, Deputy.
(The Great Seal of the )
I State of Montana "
If you want the best on the
Great Northern line, go to the
Hotel Richar'ds
Owner and Proprietor
Steam Heat, Hot and Cold Water
Baths. Cgisine the best to be found
The only fire.proof and
modern hotel.in Libby
a Dress
like all other
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quires the
best tools.
who know
use only
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Shears and Scissors
the kind that never balk or"haggle."
Ee.ycut is tru.e and clean-no un.
certainty. THAT'S the kind of
shears to have, and there's only one
way to get them- look for the name
Keen Kutter, 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 under
this mark and motto:
"The Recollectien
of Ouality Remains
Long After the Price
is Forgotten. "
lad Mark Reg. U. . Pat. Offis.
For sale by
Real Estate Transfers.
Prepared by the incoln County Ab
stract Company.
U. 8. to Charles Sheldon, pat to se qr
se qr sec 31, w hfsw qr ne qr sw qr sec
31, tp 37, range 27.
Chas. A. Sheldon to Chester L. Shel
don, w hfse qr lots 5, 6 and Ix sec 19,
lot I sec 30, In 37-27, $r.
Wm, J. Carpenter to Della M. Schum,
J int in lot I, se qr ne qr n hf se qr, sec
6-36-27, $11oo,
Libby Realty Co. to Timothy Dono
hue, lots 3, 4 and 5, bl 15, Leonard add
to Libby, $1oo.
Libby Realty to C. B. Remp, land in
sec 3-30-31, $1751.60.
U S. to Emma Murray, pat to in hf nw
qr sec 29, se qr sw qr sw qr se qr sec 20
U. S. to Augustus C. IIerbst, pat to s
hf nw qr ne qr sw qr lot 4 sec 4-30-31.
Geo. W. Rouse to Arthur Knudson, 5
acres in sec 4-30-31, $500.
Webster H. Ranson to Wmi. A. Ree',
lots 12, 13 and 14 Leonard add, Libby, $I.
Ida M. Johnston et al to Wm.A. Hillis,
all int in se qr nw qr sec 10-30-31, $1.
Frank Pival to Maud L. Blackford,
lots 16, 17 and 18, Faust add, Libby, $r.
Joseph S. Fisher et ux to Chester L.
Sheldon, w hf se qr sec 30, u hf ne qr sec
3r-37-27, and water rights, $4250.
U. S. to Oscar E. I'roud. pat to sw qr
sec 15-37-28.
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 board of county
commissioners of Lincoln county, Mon
tana, we, Paul I). Pratt, F. 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, 19t1, 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 bear itAerest 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 Postollice 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 Portine to the town of Eureka,' fol
lowing the route of the existing public
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 Libby; thence westerly on the
south side of the Kootenai 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 be constructed
across the Kootenal river at the village
of Rexford ; that each of said bridges be
connected with and he a part of said sys
tem of highways, bridges and ffee 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 board of commissioners
may deen 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 sa!e 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 imnprcke
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
tem of highways, brldges 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 num
bered ten, eleven, twelve, twenty and
twenty-one respectively.
And in order that said election may be
conducted in a quiet and orderly man
ner, we do hereby offer a reward of one
hundred dollars ($roo.oo) for the arrest
and conviction of any person violating
sny of the provisions of Title IV, Part i,
of the Revised Codes of Montana of 19o7.
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 coupty seat, this
18th 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.
green Seasoued
For sale-16 inch, r8 inch and
2-ft. wood, delivered. Leave or
ders with J. P, Wall.

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