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VOLUME 7 WHITEFISH, FLATHEAD COUNTY, MONTANA. THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1910, NUMBER 30 ARE UNDER. CONTROL The fire situation all about us is very much improved since the rain last week, but on account of the »'art. they had it was not enough to ext in gi.s'i them. There is no real dan ger at present unless a strong wind comes up and fans the smouldering embers into flames again. The ground beneath the trees is covered with a heavy layer of pine needles and decayed wood. When the fire once gets started in this it is almost impossible to do anything to extinguish it until it has run its course oriias been drenched sever al times with a heavy down pour of rain. Most of the fires like this will probably burn until the snow comes. The fires in the region of Tally lake still seem to lie doing business, from the columns of smoke that is still rising from there, but a large crew of men has lieen fighting it for the past two weeks, and they have succeeded in getting a ditch nearly around it, and have back fired, so they do not think there is much chance for it to spread any farther. The fires in the vicinity of Echo lake and Big Fork are under con trol. It is reported about 8,000 acres were burned over, one-third of which is in the Flathead na tional forest, and about 300 aeres of which held a heavy stand of imber. al Second Flathead Filing. The local land office has received rom Washington the list of those vbo are to be given opportunity to make entry in the second Flathead 'ling. It will he remembered that ast May and June the names of he first 3,000 who were lucky in he registration a year ago were ailed and the people given a hance to select lands. In the early all the numbers to 6,000 will be ailed and those who drew them vill be allowed to file on lands. Number 3,001 will be called in valispell at nine o'clock the morn ng of September one and in Miss ula September 8. After these ates the calling will be continued n each office, at first at the rate of 00 names a day and later 200 a ay, until the list is -completed, his will be on September 22 at alispell and on September 29 at lissoula. It is probable that on or about he first of November whatever 1 at head lands remain unfiled up n will lie thrown opeu to settle ment under the general homestead iws.—Kalispell Times. Of Coarse It PayS. That it pays to advertise in the dot and that the ads are far readi ng was fully demonstrated last veek, when E. L. Geddes sold one >f the five-acre tracts north of the rack to Arthur R. Kossbielof San ablo, Champoton, Campeche, lexica, who is a reader of the Pilot nd has become very much inter sted in our city thru its columns. Ie was attracted by the splendid »argains that the townsite company re offering in their advertisement nd after a little correspondence ith Mr. Geddes regarding the atter and the future of our little ity, immediately forwarded a check full for the amount. What Mr. ossbiel's object is in buying so far om where he is located we do not now, but as he was a resident of e Flathead a number of years jo, we can only snmrise that he xpects to return here again some ay and make his future home in e best part of the greatest and st state. EXPERIMENT FARM I HAS STRONG CROPS Splendid results are being ob tained through the dry farming methods being carried on by the Great Northern on the experiment al stations established this spring at points along its line in Montana, says the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Prof. Thomas Shaw of St. Paul was employed by Mr. Hill to con duct these stations, and while the official report from the agricultural expert has not been finally made the information given out by the Great Northern last Monday was that the crops generally at these stations are doing splendidly. Mr. Wilson, who is superintend ing thèse f: rms, vi ited the experi ment statio i here that is being con ducted by Dr. Houston and reports that he is very well satisfied with the results. FORTY FEET OF TUNNEL COMPLETED Randall Howell, who has the con tract to drive the hundred-foot tun nel on the Micho claims, for the Comet Mining & Milling Co., was down from the mineral zone Sun day and reports that he has now completed forty feet of it. So far the rock makes the same showing that it does on the surface, hut be fore- he gets to his limit he thinks he will strike a richer vein of ore. The situation looks very promising and it is thought that as soon as the tunnel is completed another ap propriation will be made to far ther extend the developments. The Girl From The Golden West. The big New York success, a beautiful love story that thrills the audience and plays on the heart strings with a master's touch. Hearts interest runs hand in hand with the best of comedy and weaves together a beautiful drama of true life. The largest and best theatri cal company playing under canvas on the road today. Everything as bright and new as the noon day sun. Thirty people, special cars, big tnamouth waterproof tent—a seat ing capacity of 1800 people. Prof. Reed's Concert Band and Orches tra. Big free street parade at noon. One n'ght only, S iturd iy July 30. j 1 j t TRAINMEN WILL MAKE DEMANDS An 8-hour day and higher wages, better working conditions, a full train crew, white flagman and trainmen on all trains and a mile age basis for passenger brakemen, are among the chief demands to he made on all railroads operating between Chicago and the Pacific coast and the Gulf of Mexico to and including Canada by represen tatives of the Brotherhood of Rail way Trainmen, who will meet in St. Louis Aug. 1. The first infor mation regarding the meeting and the probable demands to be made have just been given out. POLICE STOPPED WRESTLING MATCH The wrestling match that was sheduled to be held in Styles' hall Saturday night between Brown of Kalispell and Johnson of Whitefish was called off by the police on in formation received from the county attorney. Since the Jeffries-John son fight the governor has issued orders to all county attorneys that they should see to it that the state law in regards to prize fights, wrest ling, etc., is strictly complied with. Permanent Montana Publicity In order to place a perman ent reminder of the fertility of the "Treasure State" before the public, both in Montana and the Eastern States, the Great Northern Railway has had large art pictures made of the Mon tana Exhibit at the National Corn Show, held in Omaha, Nebraska, last November, the interior of their St. Paul Exhibition Rooms and the Montana Exhibition Car. These have been dis tributed among their various agencies, the Montana Chambers of Commerce, and Great Northern Railway sta tions. The conspicuous places in which these pictures are hung will be sure to attract the attention of prospective western settlers, and in that way work to the ultimate good of the "Treasure State." Press was held tion, cial threw they be house men ter. keys and They will man for hills to was they gram ONE GAME FOR EACH SIDE "They were two dandy games." That's what they all say. One apiece for each of them. Such was the result of the ball games Satur day and Sunday when Kalispell and Whitefish crossed bats on the local diamond. Of course we don't j care so much about losing Satur 1 day's game, but we showed them j that we could play hall again when we had to, and captured the day t with big gate receipts. Kalispell won the game Saturday with a score of 6 to 3, and it was a rattling good game. Averill and Spencer were the battery, but in spite of all their good work those Kalispell fellers managed to get three runs the better. Sunday was the big day and a host of Kalispell fans came up on the forenoon train, with colors fly ing and a lot of noise instruments that woke us from our peaceful rev erie, and reminded us that there j was going to be something doing at the ball park. Goins and Bar-j hour, the old stand-bys of the team, were the battery against Rausch and Sorenson of our opponents. It was a straight game to the fourth inning when the balloon went up for Kalispell and left us with four! tallies. In the fifth we got another and it looked as if Kalispell would have to go home with a goose egg, but through some luck they man aged to get one man around the four bags in the nineth, making the score 5 to 1 in our favor. FAST GAMES THIS WEEK Whitefish is in line to witness another fast exhibition of baseball for three days, this afternoon. commencing with The Sweetgrass team, one of the fastest aggregations of hall tossers that ever toured the state, will cross hats with the locals in this series, and there promises to be some very exciliug games. The Sweetgrass bunch have just finished a series of three games at Kalispell, whereby they have estableshed a reputation as fast and clean hall players. Manager Goins has been getting his men lined up in good shape. this week strengthening up thtir weak points, and the visitors will have to play some ball if they think they can get away with the big end end of the deal GET YOUR EXHIBITS READY The Chamlier of Commerce of Kalispell have secured the services of Mr. J. H. McAfee, who is mak ing a complete tour of the valley gathering up samples of all kinds of grains, etc., for exhibitoin pur poses at the county fair this fall, After these exhibits have been shown theré? they will lie sent to the general offices in St. Paul where they will be divided up among four exhibition cars that the Great Northern are putting out this year, These cars will make trips all over the country the same as one did last year, to advertise the products of Montana. Giving to the fact that the country all around us is practically dried up on account of I t ie dry season, it will be particular ly beneficial to the Flathead for in spite of the drought we will be able to show some of the very finest specimens. j An effort will be made to secure the very best exhibits possible, and as those in charge of the project ; may not know of every one who : who has good samples, it will be ! well fur those who have raised any ! thing in the cereal or fruit line j this season that looks particularly ; good to notify either Mr. McAfee, j I or Secretary Rhodes of the Kalispell ; , Chamber of Commerce, ----—-- ZUFELT MAKING i 1 j ! BIG IMPROVEMENT F. W. Zufelt, the new real estate man is a hustler from the word go, and expects to stir things up here in a very short time, lie fully realizes the great future that White fish has before it and is laying ex tensive plans for an advertising campaign, by which means lie will make known to the outside world as well as the immediate vicinity ■ j the splended opportunities that j await those who invest their money ; in, and develope Whitefish stuump- j lands, there by inducing many new ! j settlers to come in. ! j He has purchased the office of Jos. ! J Reed and is now adding another 1 , story to is which will be used for ! living rooms for the present until I he gets himself a home built, and I later on will transform them into office rooms. He has also ordered; ! new office furniture and a big sign, | and intends to make improvements ' all around so as to have a real at- ! j tractive place of business ; WHITE CARS ON FAST MAIL We understand that it is the in tention of the Great Northern to have the coaches on the fast mail train painted white so that every one m ly distinguish it from the 'other trains. White paint will give the train a distinguished color and a glimpse will tell what it is and prove a warning that it is not safe to cross the track when the train is very close. A train mov ing at the rate of sixty miles an hour as this train does at times is I covering the ground pretty fast, about 88 feet per second and it is wise to give it plenty of room.— Kalispell Journal. New Restaurant. ; j ; D. R. Thernber, who recently returned from Chinook, where he spent the past year, has decided to i engage in business here since his 1 return, and in about two weeks he expects to open up a restuarant j known as Thernber's Grill in his building on Central avenue, north of the bank. He is now remodel ! ing the place and when completed it will lie fixed up in a modern way, where he will serve only first class meals made up to suit the most fastidious tastes. An expert chef has been secured to look after the cooking and he expects to make Them lier 's Grill famous for delic ious good tilings to eat. GETTING BUSY WITH FOOTBALL We are going to have a football team here also this season, that will ho able to knock the spots off any thing in the valley if the inthus iasni keeps up. Joe Cavanaugh, who was elected captain of the as sociation last week, has been very ■ successful in rounding up prospec j tive plavers and has had a hunch ; of them out on the baseball ground j several times during the past week ! trying them out to fill the various ! positions. It is hoped that our ! neighboring towns will wake up 1 and get busy so they will have some one to compete with as soon as the season opens up. I Van-Hassock. - | George T. Van, assistant train ' master on this division, and Miss ! Bertha M. Hassock of Belton were ; quitely married yesterday. WHERE THE PRESS GANG MET The meeting of the Montana Press Association at Bozeman last Thursday, Friday and Saturday was one of the best sessions ever held in the history of the organiza tion, both from a business and so cial stand point-. The good people of Bozeman threw the city wide open to the newspaper men, and to say that they were royally entertained would be putting it only mildly. The first evening there was a public meeting he; 1 in the opera house at which many distingushed men spoke including Senator Car ter. The Mayor turned over the keys of the city to the press gang and told them to have a good time. They did and it will be one that will remain a long time in their memories, and the jeopleof Boze man will always he remembered for their kind courtesies. A business meeting was hel l Friday afternoon at which several hills were drawn up to be presented to the Montana legislature next winter, and that evening a smoker was held in the Elks temple. Here they were entertained with a very unique and original musical pro gram the fore part of the evening, that was gotten up specially for the occasion by the young ladies of Bozeman, which brought forth for them a great deal of applause and commendation. Refreshments were servered and toastj were responded to by Senator Carter and the lead ing citizens of Bozeinen and news paper men, making an evening of much merriment that will he long remembered. Saturday was the banner day. It opened with an automoble ride around the beautiful and flourish ing* G nlbrVin Valley. A scoiV of Bozeman citizens loaned their auto mobiles for the occassion and con voyed the entire membership of the State Press Association thru the most fertile sections for an hour and a half. The fields attracted the most attention. Everything in the valley presents an ideal appear ance- It can truly he said this is one of the few places with a reputa tion that is living fully up to the press notices of its wonderful fer tility. A large proportion of the winter wheat is in the shock, while the oats arc still green, so there is a variety of shade. Everybody was most enthusiastic over the fine crops which the Gallatin valley farmers are to get the year, though most other regions are to suffer. The large excursion car of the Gal latin Valley Electric Line left at 11:30 for Sale ville and came back three miles to Bozeman Springs where the association enjoyed a pic nic lunch furnished by the ladies who are interested in Bozeman im provements. A short business session was held here at which the officers for the coming year were elected and then they adjourned to meet next year in Great Falls. Fast Racing At Fair. Preparations are under way to place the race track at the Fair in first class condition. The fastest harness horses in the northwest are entitled to a good track. It is pro bable that the 2:10 pace will Lie pulled off the first day. A tremen dous effort will be made to get out a large exhibit of farm products. Owing to the dry season, the Flat head Valley is one of the few sec tions of the Northwest that has any grain. This is the year of opportu nity to show the other people what we have. The people of Big Fork, Poison, Rollins, Whitefish. Libby and Eureka have a expressed a de sire to bring community exhibits, and other communities expect to enter.