Geyser Judith Basin Times (Geyser, Mont.) 1911-1920, November 02, 1911, Image 1

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D., and M. L. Wilson will be among the speakers. 0. C. Gregg, F. L. Cooley and others will also address the meetings. Bring in any questions that you would like to have discussed or desire information on. Some of the subjects for discussion are flax growing, alfalfa, small grains, dairying. swine raising, dry farming, irrigation, poultry, tree plant'ng, fruit raising, and farm and household con- veniences. If you have any other topics of in- terest let us know. We all want to I work together for a farmers' institute that will be of real benefit and pleas- ure to everyone. Flax Contest In connection with the institute at Spion Kop on Monday, Nov. 13, a prize, consisting of a flax seed sprayer for treating seed with formalin, will be I given to the farmer bringing in the , best sample of flax seed. All art urged to bring in a peck of seed, which will be returned to the owners after the•the contest. To prepare the flax, run it through \ a fanning mill twice to take out all the: socks, chaff and light. as aly seeds. The seed will be judged by an ex- I pert from the agricultural college who will discuss the flax shown and answer all questions. Carloads to Winter Pasture in Next 7'hree Weeks During the next heavy shipments of dled by the Great part of thp state in three weeks some sheep will be Ilan - Northern in this the transferring of the big flocks of J. B. Long & Co. from their stuomer range to their win- ter range. says the Great Falls Trib- une. During the spring, summer and fall, the Long flocks have been grazing on leased pasture on the Fort Peck Indian reservation in the northeastern part of the state and these are now to be distributed to the various ranches owned or controlled by the Long corn - pan) in different parts of this section. The first shipment will be made next Friday, consisting of a trainlowl to be delivered at Power station north- west of this city' on the Shelby line. From that time on the sheep %%sill be loaded as rapidly as possible for deliv- ery at Conrad. Power, Swift: Spion Kop - and Merino. It is expected to hare the last of the sheep 'loaded by the 20th of November. • The larger portion of the sheep will be loaded at Stanford and at Power; those unloaded at Powe to be placed upon the Beach ranch near Augusta . recently purchased by J: B. Long & Co. The exact Dumber of sheep to be handled is not known here, but it is expected to load an average of 220 • head to the car and this would figure a total of 61,600 head, as the company has ordered 280 cars. Coal Strike Settled \ The coal strike - in Eastern British Colton - Ina and Alberta which so corn- pletel/ paralyzed the coal business of that !sect\ ion, and more recently had menaced this section of the rnited States with a coal famine because of urgent efforts of the Canadian peo- ple to get the product of the mines throughout this part of Montana and the Wyoming district is at an end. There will be no more strikes in that section before March 31. 1915. it is confidently believed, as the new agree- ment extend until that date, and all Alberta and other sections of- western Canada are rejoicing. • The Milwaukee surveying crews, that have been at work all summer on the Lewistown -Great Falls extension have at last been successful in finding a very / satisfactory and feasible route through the Arrow Creek country, which has been the chief obstacle that had to he surmounted, says the Lewis- town Daily News. According to au- thorita , ive advices received in Lewis- town, the route is far better than any that had been previously fonnd, and that it is better than had been ' , antici- pated could be fonnd. 1 his is encour- aging news, as it means that the Mil- waukee railway will be enabled to carry out its plans of connecting the two cities by rail, and of completing the proposed link in its new line from near Melstone to Great Falls. Before quitting the field, it is under- stood the Milwaukee surveyors will run another preliminary line. Already they have run about three lines from the present Lewistown branch through Arrow Creek. These leave Glengarry and from points slightly west of the Beaver creek divide. The fourth pre- liminary to be run will start direct from Lewistown and will follow Spring creek down to its confluence with the Judith; thence down that river to Sage creek, when the line will cut up from Sage creek and across in a north westery direction through the Denton country. This route it has been determined can be run in such a way as to pass through the grade over Arrow creek which has been found highly satisfac- tory. The line leaving Glengarry is also practicable to pass through the Arrow creek grade. It will thus lie between the Lewistown and the Glen- garry route, with the chances favoring the Lewistown route, say railroad men ss ho are versed in the matter. The people of Lewistown would like to see the new line leave directly! from I,ewistown. although of course the main line would pass through this city at any event, even though it went west on the present track as far as -Glengarry. .A. G. Baker is the engi- aiier in charge of the Milv aukee forces. Three big crews are in the field. It is understood that the reports that have been made by the field en- gineers to the head officials of the Milwaukee have been very satisfactory. and that the results of the surveying done this summer are far better than they had expected, being much ahead of those of last year. Lapkam-Sackett Wedding At the home of Thomas Murray northeast of Hobson, Amos D. Sackett WAS married to Miss Mildred M. Lap - nary of Minnesota. The contracting iorties are related to Mr. Thos. Mur- ry. and the bride is a sister of Mrs. Q. E. Lillegard of Spion Kop. . At 6 p, m. R eted the young ing-room and goodly company and solemnized. ding dinner was ranch is noted. to The flavor of those present: Otto NIustard gard and wife, ey. A. E. Foutch ush- people into the draw - in the presence of a the vows were made A fine turkey wed - served for which the Jest and story added the feast. Some of Gilbert Osier and wife, and wife, C. E. Libe- l'. W. Humphrey and wife, Mrs. Myrtle Hubble, of Bonners 1174 Idaho,. Miss . Bertha Bachi, The bride and groom will live on a home- stead near Lavina. Mont. Congregational Church Notice Sunday, Nov. 5th: Geyser—Sunday school. 11 a. m.; evening services. 7:30 p. m. Merino—Sunday school, 10:30 a. m.; church service, 11:30 a. in. ERIE B. SIKES. Minister. Wants New District Geyser Commercial Club Appoints S. C. Purdy to Interview Co. Supt. of Schools A well attended special meeting of the Geyser Commercial Club was held Wednesday evening and appointed S. C. Purdy delegate to wait on County Superintendent McAnnely and ascertain from her the reason for delay in grant- ing the new Geyser district as agreed, and arrange, if possiblf, for a longer . term for the Geyser school, which is to be closed on Nov. 3d, on account of the lack of funds to pay teacher hire. This year the pupils have had only i five months schooling, and now at a time when it is most convienent for ;those living on ranches to attend they I are coldly informed that school is closed. 1 Efforts have been made for some !time to get the district divided so that ;the people of this town and country im- mediately surrounding will be enabled !to look after their school interests more closely, but it seems to be impossible to get the County in the matter. A song, - When the Leaves Are Red and Gold,\ written and published by Mrs. Julius Bain, of Knerville, is now on sale at the Purdy Trading Co.'s store in Geyser, at 25c per copy. or will be sent postpaid on receipt of , Big Price for Cattle Raynsford, Geyser and Spion Kop Cattle Top Last Week's Chicago Market Montana stockmen got the big prices on the 'Chicago market last week and people in this vicinity were in the group of those who obtained the very highest prices for their cattle. J. H. Frye of Spion Kop, and 11,•L J. Nulliner of Raynsford both secured $7.25 per hundred for their steers, the top for Monday's sales last week. Peter Vann and Mrs. Annie Van- den euvel of Geyser and Jack Skel- Superintendent to Sr t i i fStan m fo a r r d ket thatlt ,sold cattle ,tmh on t $ Wed- nesday's7.35 a hundred, the high price for the week. The Bowles Live Stock Commis- sion Co., to whom a large percentage of the cattle from this section were consigned, report the following sales: M. J. Nulliner of Raynsford, five i cars; steers, weighing 1,330 pounds, ! $7.25; cows weighing 1,181 pounds at .$5.10; and some light 900 pound Iheifers at $4.75. Pat O'Hara, of Geyser had six cars, the steers weighed 1,217 pounds and sold for $6.55; heifers Weighing 920 pounds at $4.85; light cows weighing 760 pounds at $4.75., Peter and Robert Johnson of Great Falls, who shipped from Spion Kop, had a total of six cars.. The Peter s Johnson steers sold at $7.15, averag- ing 1.288 pounds, and the cows at $4.70; the Robert Johnson steers av- eraged 1,283 pounds and sold at $6.50. John Frye of Spion Kop had a sin- gle car of cattle on the market, all of the steers selling at $7.25 and some cows averaging 1300 pounds at $5.10. Frank Sheldon of Geyser had two cars of steers weighing 1171 pounds which sold for $6.40 (Continued on page 2) Bank for Moccasin The probability that Moccasin will be the junction for the Lewistown branch of the Great Northern has put new life into the citizens of that promising little burg. They have de- cided to have a bank as the first requi- site to that stable prosperity which is expected to materialize in the near future. A. C. Drinkard of Lewis- town, and L. V. Jackson of Moore, associated with an eastern bank and local stockholders in the vicinity of Moccasin have organized a state bank, articles of incorporation_ having..been filed. Mr. Drinkard will probably be elected president and Mr. Jackson will act in the capacity of cashier. The weather of the past week has interfered to quite an extent v ith 'the work of . plowing, especially on sod. where the frost has penetrated the ground to a depth of several inches. Wednesday morning was said to be the coldest so far this fall when tern - pet -attires as low as 3 below zero were reported hereabout. The day turned out beautiful, however, and it is hoped that a stretch of fine fall weather for which Montana is noted may be forth - price. coining. PURDY TRADING COMPANY Shoes We have completed our shoe stock. For men we have the gun metal, in lace and button, high heel, roped welt soles and per- forated toes. For ladies we have the gun metal, patent leather nd tan, in button and lace and latest cuts and lasts— no better styles are found anywhere. The Utz & Dunn shoe is handled only by the highest grade shoe stores, so we feel that we are getting the best. Warm Lined Shoes We have a large assort- ment of warm lined and old ladies' comfort shoes. Most Complete Line of Dry Goods , Clothing thousands of dollars worth just received; every- thing complete. Now is the time to let us show you we have everything. 1111=1•1111111ME 41. Ladies and Misses' Union Suits, in all -wool cash- meres; full line of best Muslins, Outing Flannel, Flannelette, Kimono Cloths, Cretonne, Silkalines, Etc. FREE! Are You Saving These Ads? FREE! di - This s to be called -GET THE HABIT OF MEETING ME FACE TO FACE AT THE PURDY TRADING ‘11 -,CO. CONTEST-wtiere you save this series Of ads, numbered 1 to 10. Turn in the complete set of ads clipped from this pa - pet and we will allow $1.00 in trade on a $5.00 purchase, and a !lance on a $5.00 American Gentleman Shoe or a $5.00 Utz & Dunn Shoe for Ladies. This is Ad No. 5. PURDY TRADING COMPANY GEYSER, NIONTAN A 111111111111101. AMMON 25 off 111111111=1111111111111M11111=1111=1111.11N11 Ladies' and Misses' coats. VVhy not take advantage of such a saving and buy that new coat NOW? We have bought a corn- p'et' line of the famous Henderson Corsets, one of the most popular medi- um-priced corsets on the market. Ask to see them. A fine assortment of the new Furs in Muffs and Scarfs, at a very reason- able price. Men's Underwear, in union and two-piece suits. Sheep -lined coats at 20 per cent discount. All kinds of caps for men and boys. 'Wool and Cotton I I in- kets and cotton bat, Com- forts.

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