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The Wibaux Pioneer|
KANE & HUTCHINS, Publishers Issued every Thurs day, and Entered in the postoffice at Wi baux, Mont., as sec ond class mail matter. Advertising rates: Display, per inch, per week $.20 Locals per line per week $. 10 Special rates on large contracts Subscription rates: One year, $1.50; Six months $1.00; Th'-ee months 50 cents. Above schedule strictly adhered to. With this issue the "Pioneer" eliters into its fourth year of exis tence as an impartial advocate for W ibaux, the Beaver Valley, Daw son county ami Eastern Montana, and at this time we can think of no more fitting way to express our feeling of gratitude for the past three yer.r.3 cf harmonious busi ness relations with the public than to offer in this edition a short des. iiption of W ibaux and envir onment. The Pioneer w as launch ed and given to the public for their approval or condemnation <m Jan. 17, 1907, since which time we have put forth our the many splendid opportunities to be grasped in this section of the Treasurer States. We are fully conscious of and heartily thank ful fori he substantial patronage efforts to publish a newspaper— one that would disseminate the news and servo as a repreniative of the interests of its field, also to| , . ... , , let our outside readers know of of the past, which tends to mrke us feel that our efforts have not been fruitless, and we hope for a continuance of same. However, the success of our venture we leave to our readears to judge for them-i selves. MONTANA AND HORTHERH PACIFIC RAILWAY Partners in Development and Progress MONTANA HAS 93,491,200 400,000 4,2 85 Acres People Miles Railway NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY MILEAGE IN MONTANA 1,285 MILES The Northern Pacific with its own rails and those of its associated roads—the Burlington and the Spokane, Portland & Seattle and Colorado A Southern—and its many connections, provides unequalled transportation facilities—passenger, freight and express —be tween Montana points and all sections of the I'nited States. The Northern Pacific and associated lines penetrates 17 states in the Mississippi and Missouri valleys, the Gulf of Mexico re gion. and the Pacific Northwest, with a total mileage of 25.000. With its tiv * thoroughly modern transcontinental passenger trains equipped with ('very convenience, across Montana, be sides numerous local trains, tin* Northern Pacific gives Montana passenger train sendee proportionately equal to that of any state in the Union. Its freight service, also, is designed to provide adequate facilities for this growing territory, M'h* Northern Pacific was the Pioneer line through Montana and today maintains its position a Pioneer in all railway and train service improvements and betterments. The Northern Pacific traverses tin* richest agricultural and mining section of Montana ami the largest cities in the state and some of the most important Government Reclamation Projects are on its lines. The Northern Pacific solicits a fair share of Montana patronage and is prepared to render an equivalent for all it receives. W. O. SCHUETT, Agent, Wibaux, Montana J. E. SPURLING, General Agent Billings, Montana A. M. CLELAND, General Passenger Agent St. Paul, Minnesota. CSG8 11 Published s o 1 el y in the interests of Wi baux, the Beaver val ley and the Eastern portion of Montana. What good, live farmer can af ford to spend the best part, of his life as a "renter'" on a high-priced delivery, Eastern farm, w hen he can come to Montana and get land of his own on crop payments, that will raise 12 to 20 bushels of fiax per acre. Flax sold on the Moor of the Minneapolis Chamber of Com merce on Tuesday, this week, for $2,18 per bushel, and at that the demand greatly exceeded the available supply for immediate With the approaching election speculation is rife as 1° who will be candidates for the various of (i C p 3 in which vacancies will oe our. Opinion in this section is that the retirement to private life of »«niber of the gentlemen who grace state offices and seem nnbu with the i(letl that they have a half-Nelson on the public, would be for the best interests. This section from now on will be a factor in politics to be reckoned with, owing to the great influx of settlers from states where officials throughout are ehoosen from its highest citizenship. These n e w citizens will hardly stand for anything less in their new homes, and their inffuenc will be for better government and clean administration. STOCKHOLDERS WERE PLEASED The stockholders of the First National Bank held their annual meeting in the directors room Tuesday evening. As a result, of the meeting the same efficient staff of officers and directors were ehoosen to hold over for another year. After reviewing the insti tutions work of the past year, we understand—and as a matter of feet there is good reason to believe that the stockholders were highly pleased. At this meeting the stockholders voted to add $9,000 of the net earn ings to their surplus fund, making a total surplus of $17,000—an item whi"h signifies stability and con servatism, considering the fact that they opened for business but three years ago. The officers and direct ors for the ensueing year are as fob lows: J. (J Kinney, president;' F. d. Stipek. vice-president; P. A. Fischer, cashier; Harve Robinson, and J. S. Bilyeu. Walter Bell was also elected assistant cashier. The out of town stockholders present were Senator Martin and Mr, Robinson of Sentinel Butte, Mr. Carlson of Yates and Mr. C, E. (Mark of Baker. o 3 m c/> H 7 * > H m CD CD B P 5* Otk p »-* 3 r* o p S CD ft S3 O £ P ^ 3 s zi 3 \ 5 00. & a> P Z <t> O CD 2 * m p? r v > * S3 oa o ■< O S3 O > * H f n 3 o> v> n 30 m 2 m m 30 EAST HOI.'NO *No 2 (N. C'st Lmtd) fl2:24 p. m. *No 4 (Twin City Ex.) f2:20 it. m. No <> (Expo. Special) 7.50 p. m. No 8 f8.2(3 a. m. Local Ft. (Male Pass.) 8.50 a. m. WEST BOUND :< 'No 1 (N. Coast Lmtd) 3.24 a. m. *No 3 (Pacific Ex.) 11.2fi p. m. No 5 (Expo. Special) 2.20 a. in. No 7 ffi.41 p. in. Don't Stop for Passengers, f Carry I'. S. Mail Cars. W. ( ). Schi'ett, bo.'ftl Agent. Dr. O. R. Niece, E> e n t f s t Will practice here regularity ('very Monday and Tuesday. Wibaux, Montana. Edward F. Fisher, lawyer Practice in Dakota and Montana courts, also before U. S. Land Office. Complete Land Office records always on hand. Wibaux. Montana. 16. 16 . Caines, 1m. H>. Office hours from 9. to 12 a. m. 2 to 5:30 p. m. office 'phone 8 CUfbaux, * « •ffttontuna A. M. McDonald Ipainter, fl>aper manger and 5>ecorator Atfent for Albert Peats' (Prize) Wall Paper. Wibaux. Montana.