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Queen City of the Great Musselshell Valley. VOLUME I .-NO. 17 The Roundup Record. ROUNDUP, MONTANA, FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1908 pERGUS county is the * land of promise and op portunity. $2.00 Per Year in Advance MEN'S 9 Furnishings j « t • « • • • • We have a com plete line of Longley Lacipher i I I I I ! ! ! I j J I Sharood Qofzian & Foot Schulze Shoes! We also handle SUMMIT Shirts, Slickers & Slicker Suits. Let us take your mearure for a Suit of Kutfuru Clothing. We keep nothing but the best. No trouble to show goods. Brown-OsborneCo. Roundup, Montana. The New BOSTON Store Dry Goods Clothing Ladies & Gent s Furnishings. WE SELL FOR CASH N L Y And will make vom the lowest ptieeson anything in our line .... All New, Clean Goods. J* C. Lohma n Mn : n Street. NEW ENTERPRISES Many New Rtiniiirss Knlprpricet * Lorn ting Here—Wonderful Growth of n New City. PAD DAI I INI AI ID * I vll IlUIJMUUr j _ i hver smec last Marco when per manent. houndup lust sprang into , being, there has ecu no cessation j in the activities oi the saw amilj ' lIJI i hammer brigade. Daily the I of the hammer and the buz of the I saw is heard on every hand and groat I er Roundup will soon he a reality. I Previous to March I 1 of the pres ent year not a lot had been sold. ! On the evening of that day bo lots ! amounting to approximatcly$2ô.000 ! were sold at private sale, and the I pace has been kept up until today j every residence lot and nearly all I business locations on Main street have been disposed of, there having beert H04 lots in the townsite. This is the only townsite on the new line that has been sold out so complete ly and that without an auction sale. 1 i i It lias been announced by the town site company that an addition will he platted and placed on the market in tlu? near future to meet the grow ing demand for residence lots. j Among the new business enter-! prises may he mentioned the following: First National Bank of Roundup ' —One of the strongest institutions of its kind in the west, its personnel containing men who stand out pro minently in financial circles in the state of Montana. It has a capita! ! of $25.000 and a surplus of $0,000 these figures to he increased as soon as bus'ncss demands. A Steam Laundry. $8,(t00 Hospital. Two large new Hotels. Cold Storage Plant. F. M. Wall Mercantile capitalized at $20,000. Cigar Factory. Two new grocery stores. Brick Factory. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Taylor of Musselshell and Herman Smith of Billings were in town yesterday. Rev. J. A. Barnes of Helena, field agent for the Montana Child ren's Society, will hold services at Roundup next Sunday, at the school house in the morning at 10:80, and at 8 in the evening at the Miner's hoarding house. At the evening services Mr. Barnes will telF of the work of his society in earing for homeless children, and will show pictures of several of the children. TO BOND SCHOOL DISTRICT School Board Decides to Bond District to Build Better School-Present Facilities Inadequate. At a meeting of the school hoard in conjunction with citizens last Saturday afternoon it was d< to bond the school district a ided the present facilities are entirely inade quate to meet the demands of tin growing city. It is apparent that at least a four-room school house will he required to take careof the children who will apply for admis sion this fall and some plan must he devised to meet this condition. Bonds may he issued to the a mount of three per cent of the as sessed valuation of the district and will have to he voted on at a spe cial election called forthat purpose. As considerable property is not as sessable this year it becomes doubt ful whether sufficient money can ! raised in this manner to finance tin needed improvement. The hoard is m lllrdseye View of Roundup, Montana, June I, IflOS, a city f-.ur months old ta will have another meeting in (lit near future to further discuss tint phase of the question before is * Me ' n £ the notice which must eon j tain the amount of bonds to he i \oted on. In connection with the buihlin; of a now school, a petition has heel; em ulated asking the townsite com pany to donate a block of land in tlie new addition to ho plaited soon Tll0 district was given a fifty fuo; , ot thc inal towllt , ite ,, ut ,] li? j B alt ther too MUall f(>r st . h ooi pupoget aml it ig to W | u ,p t> a that the company will he more liberal with their ground in the new ad dition. PROGRAM AND SOCIAL A SUCCESS Ladies' Aid Gives Delightful Musical: Program for the Benefit of New M. E. Church. A large crowd was present Tues 1 day evening to enjoy the program and ice cream social given by the Ladies' Aid for the benefit of the new M. E. church, the proceeds oi i the evening amounting to $29.00 i The program, which consisted of musical numbers, brought out the fact that Roundup possesses talent in that line not often met with in country towns, and she may well j feel pruiunl of lier musicians. Mrs. J. I ». Ryan gave a piano solo. ' Xocturn in F," by Schuman, which showed her to he a true art ' ist on that popular instrument. playing with wonderful technique, and expression. She also played the accompaniments for the other numbers during the evening, ! The vocal solo by Mrs. Will Op peril d was appreciated toits full worth by the audience. Mrs. Op ... - a ' so 1,1 keepin perndhasa rich soprano voice which is certainly a delight to the music lover. Miss Elizabeth Mason sang a lullaby in which her contralto voice appeared to advantage. Her effort was highly appreciated and enjoyed. One of the most enjoyable, features of the evening was the "Flower of Italy" concert watzby Messrs. ( irady violin, Thompson, clarinet, Wilson flute and Mrs. Ryan, piano. Every member of the orchestra is an art tig of rare ability and their rendering of this difficult selection was a revelation. The singing by the male quartette consisting of Messrs. Thompson, ! Bcrklein, Johnson and Ilaugan was with the rest of the program and pronounced by everybody. excellent PRESENTS GOOD SHOW Astor Company of Lewist: »> Shows Here to Packed House-Will Make Roundup Regularly. The Astor Company, a moving picture road show of the Bijou Theater of Lewistown showed lien last night to an appreciative aud ience and made a decided hit. Among the films shown we re, "A Mistaken Identity," "In the Land ! of Gold Mines," "Dont Bull My Leg," "A Day With a Suffragette," "Female Police Force," "Fast Lynne," and the Music Teacher." Especially good was "In the Land of Gold Mines," which lias ( îrimm's fairytales hacked off the hoard, and also that always new drama — ' "'Last Lynne." Tlie Astor Company will show her hereafter cver.v Thursda; night. For next week Mareeys orchestra ; ice- been engaged and a free dance be given after the performance. Illustrated songs will also he a mature of the program hereafter ■ which were dispensed with last I night on account of unavoidable ■ •ir- umstanc Aué. Sclirlimp General Merchandise need some sack of our If you flour try a White Lily Flour It is made from Choice No. 1 Hard North Dak ota Wheat and has equal, your money if not satisfactory, no Corner Main St. and i$t Ave ROUNDUP, MONT. RIDE 300 MILES TO WTO. Lovcsmitten Couple Travel from Cana dian Line to Roundup to Get Splieed-No License, no Wedding. A young couple, apparently es caping an irate father and mother, and again demonstrating the truth fulness of the old inlage, "Love will liud a way." rode into town horse hack Tuesday afternoon looking for v. • doigter of the gospel to make them one. having come from the Sweet (»raws Hills near the Canadian line—a distance of over 800 miles. In their excitement, however, the couple had forgotten to provide themselveswith the necessary license to wed. lance the important event had h» be postponed. The happy 1 l Ji,ir Finally trip to Mil leeidt d toeont inné t heir City via the cars where they could procure a license and and go thru the "splicing" act after having made a light unequeah-d even in tin- pages of lietion. The girl, Lulo • LaBoaehe by name is a typical.Montanaeowgir 1— young, atheletie and pretty—and withstood the hardships of the journey as well as her more brawny protector and sweetheart, who gives' 1 1 is name as Fred Miller. They 1 disposed of their horses here taking the train for Miles City Wednesday afternoon. As no pursuers have appeared on - the scene lient on foiling the efforts of the little god, it is presumed that everything is lovely ami they will live happily ever after. Notice of Dissolution. Notice is hereby given that the linn of Newton&Bryant has dissolv ed partnership by mutual agree ment. the meat marke t to lie: e-em-j due-te d hereafter by J. W. & P. L. Newton. All accounts elite* the j firm eif Newton&Bryant are- payable! to .J. W. eV P. L. Newton whe> will also pay all bills. J. W. Newton E. C. Brvanl. 9 9 9 A FOK irocenes Dry Goods Gent's Furnishings Shoes Hats Furniture Caskets Hardware Harness & Saddles Wagons & Buggies Farm Implements Paints And Everything H. E. MARSHALL ROUNDUP HARLOWTON MARTINSDALE GRANT & HARDEN Contractors & Builders. Roundup, Montana.