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' , VOL. 1. .• r— • 44 h : :444 4 • • •• s )714 . ..7. :7 •; • • • 4'1's • At •••• AA , 1 GEYSER, MONT., OCTOBER 5, 1911 NO. 29 High Price for Lyng's Cattle Highwood Rancher Se/Is One Hun- dred Prime Steers at $65 to Local Buyer H. 0. Lyng. a well-known cattle man of Highwood, has received this week the top price so far as we have been able to learn, for Ins lot of 100 tine four- and hi e- y ear -old steers, J. P. Johnson, of Brio, lowa, being the buyer. Mr. Johnson, who has been in the neighborhood since the season opened, talking with the reporter of the Times this week, said: 'This herd of Mr. I.yng's is the best 1 have seen in this neighborhood. They will average close to 1,300 lbs. and are in tine condition. Most of the cattle that were properly wintered are looking tine this year. As a gen- eral rule stock seems to have done better on the bottoms than that pas- tured in the mountains. The average paid this year is about $35 for cows and $45 16 $50 for steers,\ Mr. Johnson is to ship a train load from Spion Kop today and another load from Fort Benton on the 19th. Contrary to general reports, a larger Our Showing At State Fair Cascade County had Fine Exhibit of Products at Helena Last Week Grains and grasses and, vegetables and fruit are featured by Cascade county in its display, is hich is one ot the largest and most compregensise at the fair, says the Helena Record. A feature of the exhibit tg - a P. ramid of native grasses grown in an altitude of 6.000 feet by Mrs. E. S. 'Folk er of Monarch. So pleased was J. II. Hall. secretary of the bureau of labor, agri- culture and industry, with the grass exhibit, that he announced when he visited the display, that it was his in- tention to have a photograph of it taken for use in pamphlets advertising the l'reasure state. Potatoet, pumpkins, squashes oats. rye, barley, flax and is heat which is entered in competition for the Earling cup are other features of the exhibit. W. V. Talbott of Armington, Gus Seigling of Armington and W. A. Remington of Great Falls Isere in charge of the display. - A Beautifu l l Present number of cattle than usual is likely I stanfi \ World ' Miss Edith Rolfe ' to be shipped from the Geyser section this fall. This may be partly due to the activity of buyers in this neighbor- hood, but it isqllso said that some of the larger owners will cut their herds down that they may be conhned in pastures rather than try to keep a large number on the range any longer. P. P. O'Hara, Robert . lohnson of Spion Kop, Morgan Nullifier of Rayns- ford, Pete Johnson. Frank Skelton and Jim Gillette of Armington is ill ship together the 17th. has ing about 40 cars. It is said the Merrimac Cattle Co. will sell their 200 head to Messrs. Pritchard and Brown, who have been figuring with Mr. McDonald for sev- eral days, but up to time of going to press the deal had not been closed. nistructor of the advanced grades in the local school, received, last 'Friesday. beautiful gold watch as a gift from the people residing in the Upper Otter Creek school district, accompanied by a message informing her that it was a token of the high regard in which she was held in the place where she was employed previous to coining to Stan- ford. Miss Rolfe was deeply touched by the expression of sentiment aud treasures the gift as a memento to be held above commercial s Til e watch is an expensive and beautiful timepiece. eXqUISliel) decorated with designs in satin and roman gold, and with a tiny diamond set in the center of the cover. Subscribe for the Times. From now until January 1st free is ith every new subscription paid in advance in the next thins day s. MIN Neighborhood Notes dim NIA IN SI KNERVILLE Chris Olson is breaking for Peter )rain on his claim south of Mr. Spencer's. Owen Fergus and his Miss Ellen McDonald Falls visitors last week. 1 , which he was very successful last is in- ter. Wolves and coyotes are becom- ing a menace to stockmen in this lo- cality, and they would welcome mother and means of their extermination. were Great] Dickinson Bros. hove finished stack- ing their grain and their third cutting of alfalfa. Louis Silve also has his J. Bain made a business trip to: third crop of alfalfa in the stack. Williams and Kingsbury ranches at Lone Tree Monday. J. W. Watkins was 'aisisting Frank Neil I\ larDutlie has been visiting his Spencer to gather in a bunch of calves uncle, W. A. Harris. for weaning, the first of the week. 11. A. Nottingham of the Shonkin D. C. MacDuffie has a large piece was a.caller at the Dickinson homes of ..... .r wheat in and is doing a con- •I'itesslay. Mr. K mums, forest ranger of the Highwood district, was at A. J. Mot Donald's last week Wednesday, grant4 This has been a good fruit season in tug permits for the removal of po j et4 Knerville. The Dickinson families and other timber from the Highwooda had a fine crop of apples and more to those desiring them. currants, gooseberries and strawberries Mrs. W. A. Harris returned to her than they could use. home in Lone Tree Sunday, aftet a Mr. Warren also had quantities of neekspent at the Bain ranch. She strawberries. Many of the people carried a supply of chokecherry and here have apple orchards and small buffalo berry jelly back with her. ! fruits set out, and Mr. Earl of the leastern part of the neighborhood has a It is reported that a pack of eleven is (dyes and another of nine were seen thrifty grape arbor started. recently in the country to the north of Square Butte. Neal Silve has his winter wheat sots n. Some of it is op and making a rapid growth. siderable breaking this fall. He also prepared Mrs. Harris's ground and sowed it to wheat. Mrs. M. E. Parrish of Geyser came out on last Tuesday's stage to visit Mrs. Annie Vanden Heuvel. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Jensen and daughter Barbara are guests at the J. P. Bain and F. R. Spencer were Dickinson homes on their way home called to Stanford last week as wit\ from visiting relatives and friends in Great Falls, and also attending the state fair at Helena. Mrs. Ed. Boyd and children were visitors at H. B. Dickinson's home one day last week. Herbert Dickinson has bought a nesses in the Sorenson -Gill land con - - test case. Public sympathy seems to be ssith Mrs. Gilk is hose desert is be- ing contested, and it is hoped that she will win. Mr. and Mrs. MacDuffie visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Number One title from his uncle John. Silse Wednesday evening. R lCoyotes and wolves better look out R. E. Dickson is moving his family FLOW. Miss Ellen McDonald has been en - hack Knerville this week. They wh i ch gaged to will occup teach school in the new Davisy. the old schoolhouse, . . with a few repairs makes a comfortable Creek district. • place of residence. Mr. Dickson ex- Ed Simpson recently sold a team of pelts to s engage in trapping again, at horses to S. C. Purdy of Geyser. Fortune for Hay Farmers Scarcity of Forage in Dakotas and Minnesota Means Heat' Sale of Hay in This State Several hundred thousand dollars will be realized by the farmers of Northern Montana within the next few months from the sale of hay to the stock raisers of Minnesota. North and South Dakota, says the Great Falls Leader. On account of the re- versal of crop conditions in thoSe parts during the past seeson. the civic organ- izations of the three states have ap- pealed to the railroads for a special rate for the haulage of hay, and the Northern Pacific has acceded to the request for a limited time. It is likely that the Great Northern and the Mil- waukee will follow suit. As Montana hay crops are as good as ever if not a little better and considerably larger on account of the increased area put into hay during the past year, this state will no doubt be able to quote figures on the product needed that will put com- petition of other states out of the question. The Northern Pacific responsive to the petition of the Minneapolis hay exchange and the commercial clubs of the Var:011S towns where the forage crop problem is serious, has put into effect rates of 30 to 36 cents a hun- dred pounds from Judith Gap to points in North Dakota. This means that alfalfa hay will go east. It will cost $6 a ton to move, but as it can he bought in 11Iontana with profit to Montan:. raisers at $10 a ton, it can be laid down for $16 to $20 a ton, which is less than the prevailing price of tim- othy in the Dakotas and Minnesota. Congregational Church Notice Sunday, October 8: Geyser—Sunday school -10:00 a. m.; preaching, 8 p. Merino—Sunday school 10:30 a. m. Nihill—Preaching, 10:30 a. m. Spion Kop—Sunday school, 7:30; preaching 3:30 p. m. Geyser Pastor Takes a Wife Rev. E. Sikes Married Saturday at Florence, Ohio, to Mrs. Louisa McKee Rev. Erie B. Sikes, pastor of the Geyser Congregational church, and Mrs. Louisa McKee were united in marriage at the home of the bride at Florence. Ohio, S;ourday. September 30, the wedding being a quiet one, only a few of their immediate friends being present. Prof. Bond of Oberlin performed the ceremony. Rev. and Mrs. Sikes and the latter's little daughter Mary started immedi- ately on their trip to Montana, arriv- ing here Wednesday afternoon, having stopped at LaPorte, Ind., for a thort visit with Mrs. Sikes' uncle. Since arriving in Geyser they have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Church. Next Tuesday they will go Nihill to take up their residence on Mr. Sikes' claim. Rev. Sikes' work as pastor of the Geyser and Merino churches has brought him into close relations with nearly every family for miles around, all of whoa claim him as their per- sonal friend, and will rejoice with him in his new found happiness. The Times wishes to join with them in offering Rev. and Mrs. Sikes our Most hearty congratulations.' Aviator Dixon Killed The people of this part of the state, especially those who had attended the state fair at Helena !shocked Tuesday on hearing of the death of Cromwell Dixon, at Spokane, ' I Monday. Dixon's remarkable flights at Helena made him the sensation of the fair, and while it is doubtful if any one who saw his death -defying aerial exhibitions refrained from predicting an early ending, his accidental death at this time greatly is deplored. l ast week. were Stanford is to have a postal savings bank, Postmaster Waddell having re- cently received official notice to that effect. The bank will be opened for deposits October 16. Meet Wille&IMMIXIMOINSINUMIIMIEMMENIE e Face to Face! A few words toward the encouragement or inducement to the public to visit our store in the buying of Dry Goods, Clothing and Shoes. It is useless to speak of our past conditions, for those who have been • here know of the weakness in this particular line. Now then, our idea is to revolutionize and to promote this side of our business in an up to date way. Illegitimate advertising is criminal to business consequently we are going to begin our course of advertising to advertise and do just what we adver- tise without variation. We have exercised the great- est care in making our selections of merchandise, and after visiting the stores in surrounding towns that cater to high-class trade, we find that we are able to compete in all cases, and in many eases we will more than compete. We have no rent to pay, our fixtures are inexpensive, our clerking system is small compared to city stores, and we believe that with our past practical experience we can satisfy the most refined taste along these lines. Notion Counter Our Notion Counter be displayed with usefUl things too numerous to:mention. New Goods Are Here And More Coming All yard goods in muslins, percales, galateas, outing flannels, flannelettes, sateens, wool serges and everything for this particular line in season. We also have a choice lot of ladies' coats and skirts in the latest cuts and patterns. \ Children's Bearskin Coats and hoods to match. You should see them. Shoes for Men, Women & Children For men we have bought a full line of the famous Hamilton Brown \American Gentleman\ Shoe—all in the newest lasts, both button and lace, not the ordinary but the latest. For the ladies we have placed an order for the Utz & Dunn shoe, which is without question one of the highest grade shoes on the market. It will come in the suede and gun metal, button and other styles to suit. In order to make room in our shoe stock be- fore our new ones arrive we vill make reductions in on a large part of our present stock. \I los is_to ht. t.11e.1 - (1ET THE HABIT Of 111 EL 1 - 1NG ME FACE TO FACE Al' '1•11E PURDN RAD1N(1 C0NTEs'l lieie you save this series of ads. numbered 1 to 10. Turn in the complete set of ads clipped from tins riper and sic ill_;1114M $1.00 in tiade On a $5.00 purchase, -and a chance on a $5.00 American Gentleman Shoe or a $5.00 Utz ,k Dunn '.4toe •Fhis is Ad -No. 1. PURDY TRADING COMPANY Suits and Overcoats IfIe are able to exercise ex- pert skill in measuring .14 Men's Suits and Overcoats. 4 r \T. gr.-1•-••••-