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"WIBAUX SETS THE PACE"— WHY NOT CELEBRATE JULY FOURTH AMONG THE LIVE ONES
Tfre Wibaux 3Pioneef j VOLUME 4 WIBAUX, DAWSON COUNTY, MONTANA, THURSDAY. MAY 12, 1910 NUMBER 18 DRY FARM ING SPECIAL Every Farmer is Re quested to Be Pres ent June 20th E. H. Metcalf, of Stevensville, Montana, was among the distin guished visitors in the city on Wednesday. Mr. Metcalf bears the distinction of being one of the leading scientific farmers in his locality, and who by the request of the State Agricultural College and the State Farmer lnstitue is making a trip throughout the state in the interests of the "Dry Farm ing Special," which is scheduled to start from Wibaux on June 20tli and traverse over the main and branch lines of the N. P. Ry. through the state. The demonstration train "ill carry a dozen or more practical in structors who will discuss impor tant farm and horticultural topics, and demonstrate an extensive dis play of implements and products with which the train will be equipped. Mr. Metcalf is making a stren uous effort for the success of the venture, and hopes to secure the co-operation of the different busi ness men's organizations along their route, in advertising the im portance of such a demonstration, and in inducing every practical farmer, who can, to be present on that occassion. Remember the date--Monday, June 20, at 9: a. m. Thos. Whitman recently sold his claim near Preston for the con sideration of $30 per acre. He also traded a fine team of draft horses to Chas. Kenyon for the latter's fancy bay drivers. Mr. Whitman was in the city today en route to Glendive where he expects to buy another farm. Messrs. J. N. Schuster, J. Kir man and J. R. Herheh, of Joliet. Ill,, arrived in the city tonight. The gentlemen each have real es tate holdings south of town, and are here in the interests of same. Marsliell Rife returned to the city today, after an extended trip to Wyoming. Let us figure on your concrete work. Sidewalks cisterns and foundations a specialty. Elling son & Ringlmm. First National Bank OF WIBAUX, MONTANA ' ' The Peoples' Bank Capital $25,000. Surplus $ 17,500. We Sell Telegraphic Trans fers to all parts of the world Honey orders without charge Payable anywhere in America To the People of Wibaux I, in the capacity of enumer tor, wish to call the attention of the people to the fact that my work is nearing completion and that many, through either not hav ing been at home or through neg ligence in answering the door have not been counted. I earnestly re quest that those who have not seen me, to call upon me seme time during Saturday at the office of Mr. T. J. Lynch. Almost every one realizes the importance f being counted, a n d it is the duty of every true citizen to see that they are not left out. Anyone finding it impossible to see me at the appointed time will drop me a line and I shall be glad to call upon them. I am, —J. Osborne Kalbaugh. Census Enumerator. New Automaitc Telegraph For Montana New York, N. Y. May 9 -In pursuance of its plan to interlace the whole conntry at an early date with its web of automatic tele graph wires, announcement was made in New Y^ork today that the Telepcst'Company has under ad visement the early expansion of its system to all parts of Montana. This system is regarded b^ scientific men as the most brilliant achievement in the evolution of telegraphy since Morse's time, representing a new conquest of the basic principle in telegraphy that presages for that industry a world wide revolution with its 2000 words a minute service and rates of one cent, half-cent and quarter of a cent a word regardless of time or distance. Among the cities and towns in the state under consideration for early Telepost connection are: Helena, Walkerville, Anaconda, Butte, Dillon, Gunderson, Boze man, Livingston, Big Timber, Red Lodge, Virginia City, Miles City, Glendive, Deer Lodge, Bil lings, Sheridan, Lewiston, Havre and Wibaux. A real, live celebration at Wi baux on July Fourth—remember. The Fourth of July committee is negotiating with the Lord Amusement Co., of Minneapolis, for a free street show at Wibaux, and is also arranging for a 20 round boxing bout here on that day. Messrs. J. R. Cornell, and Don Freeman, of St. Cloud and J. S. Turner, the cigar dealer, are busi ness visitors in the city today. NEW ROAD FORMONTANA Great Northern Will Build Line West From Glendive Helena, Mont., May 10—Helena is to be the western terminus of a railroad James J. Hill proposes to to build through Dawson, Fergus, and Meagher counties, according to statement made by him here today. The road is to be over 500 miles long and will tap the agricultural, coalmining and livestock sections of the state. Lewistown is to be on the new line and according to dispatches from that place today, there is keen rivalry between the Great Northern and Milwaukee roads to secure first entrance to that city. Mr. Hill arrived here today with President Elliot of the Northern Pacific and will remain until Monday. He visited the famous Prickly Pear valley and experts to call attention to its ag ricultural possibilities. He has also arranged for a forty-acre farm here. Letters of Thanks The Wibaux Pioneer, Dear Sirs: Permit me through the columns of your paper to express to the people of Wibaux the hearty thanks of my wife and mjself for the very substantial gift recently made us. It is hardly possible for me to thank individually those who con tribututed, for many of them are not known to me by name, so I prefer to lake this method ns be ing more satisfactory. To find the right words to ex press our feelings is a hard task, but we wish to assure the people of our sincere gratitude. We trust that the good will, which the gift assures us is entertained for us may not in any way diminish. We thank you one and all most sincerely. Yours, R. Howie. A New Harness Shop Information was given out this week from a reliable source that Wibaux is soon to have another harness and saddlery shop, the same being established by a recent arriv'd from Joliet, 111., in the person of C. Tarczynski. who is an experienced leather dealer and harnessmaker by trade. M. Tarczynski purchased a lot on Wibaux street, opposite F. J. Stipek's store, from II. K. Schus ter the first of the week, and as soon as the contract can be let will have a 20x21ft building under course of construction. The new harness dealer wil 1 not only handle a complete stock of harness and saddles, but will manufacture everything in leather goods. Many homesteaders are en quiring whether or not the 320 acre law has been repealed. Up to the present time no notice has issued from the Department in re gard to this law being repealed and the homesteader is still entitled to file upon 320 acres. $5.00 Reward Strayed--one dark sorrel mare, has white stripe on forehead, weight about 1000 lbs: barndedJRH on left shoulder. 3tp J. VanLucheren, Wibaux. Local News Notes Nothing too large or too small for delivery, Croft'& Sutherland. Three cases cf scarlet fever are reported in the family of J. R. Woods, and one in the family of Mr, Y r oung. Health Officer Dr. Consler was down from Glendive Sunday and placed the families under quarantine. Editor Shear, of the Billings County Republican, was up from Sentinel Butte on Saturday to re ceive a new Five-passenger Ford auto which he recently purchased of J. C. Kinney, the local agent. A turkey, afflicted with the cholera, was stolen from W. H. Rucker's chicken coop last Sun day. The offender may started something that he finish. j Those having library books are requested to return them to the school before May 27th. Dr. P. L. Ashley was summoned on Wednesday evening to attedd one Mr. Carlton residing south west of town, who had the mis fortune to fall beneath his horse and sustain a broken leg. The fractured limb was carefully set and bandaged, and at this writing Mr. Carlton is doing nicely. Sunday school will be held in the Catholic Church next Sunday afternoon at two thirty Every Catholic who has a child who has not been instructed will be expect ed to send their children, and see that they continue going. Dr. Gaines received a telegram Wednesday morning anu 'Hieing the serious illness of his mother, whose home is in Wisconsin. He departed for the east on ing train. have Cftn * the even-' For the best meal in town go to | tlie Bilyeu Hotel. j Mrs. J. G. Meyer, living 5 miles north of Blue Mountain, lies ser | iously ill with pneumonia and I complications. Taken up—one stray work mare, brown, star on forehead, branded N--Z on left shoulder. W. H. Bell, Cottonwood Creek. W. F. Krecklow, one of the popular business men of Louis ville, Nebr., was a guest in Wi baux several days this week. Mr. Krecklow expressed his surprise of the rapid transformation of this section since he visited here six years ago, and not only did he confer many compliments upon our progressive citizens, but also displayed evidence of his true faith in the future of the Beaver valley by paying a fancy price for a re linquishment about 15 miles south of town. --- FIRST STATE BANK WIBAUX, MONTANA CAPITAL AND SURPLUS f44.000.00 WHY NOT DO YOUR. BANK ING BUSINESS WITH US. STOCKMANS ASSOCIATION Wants allStockraisers in State to Join Them The Montana Stockgrowers' Association has become a state wide organization, and we believe it is to the interest of ev^ry stock man in the State of Montana to be long. The Association is a mem ber of the National Live Stock Association, and in a great many 0 ti ier wa ys is a benefit to stock raisers. Early this fail the Association will issue a new double indexed brand book containing the names and brands ol the members. This book will be distributed free of charge to all members, Stock In spectors ami Sheriffs. This book will also be in the hands of the In spectors maintained by the state at terminals—Chicago. South St. Paul, Omaha, etc. All Montana cattle are inspected at these points, and unless shippers produce bills of sale, or their brands are known, the money is returned through the office of the Secretary of the State Board of Stock Commissioners to the owners. Join the Association at once and have your brand printed in the new book. The membership fee to the As sociation is $5 00 per year. This office will gladly furnish the nec essary blanks or give other infor | mation to any stockman who wishes | *° i 0 * 11, W* Ravmond, Secre j tary—Treasurer, Helena, Mont. Commencement Exercises The gra duating exercises of the Wibaux High school will be as follows: Rev. Paul C. Burhans, ot Glen dive will preach the baccalaureate sermon in the opera house, on Sunday evening, May 22, at eight oelock. The trustees and teachers will banquet the senior class on Tues day evening, May 24th. The regular commencement ex ercises will be held in the opera house at eight o'clock, Friday evening, May 27th. The program will be published in the next issue. State Eight grade examinations will be held in the Wibaux school house on Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20th.