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-' - 4 VOL. 2. •••••• >4.. 4 , 11 - 1 4\\Tilig!\/I •••, \ - Of, sktOrc - -- 7 71 : - ; , VA, ot 0 • k 0, „.1 \Ak _as — - --- - GEYSER, MONT., JULY 11, 1912 NO. 17 Elevator Assured Montana Central Will Start at Once to Build a Grain Eleva- tor in Geyser According to assurances received this week by several business firms in Gey- ser, from Mr. H. S. Anderson, manager of the Montana Central Elevator Co's. office at Stanford, that concern will start at once to build an elevator here. Mr. Anderson was here last week and after a survey of the acreage was so favorably impressed that he wired the head office of the company at Minne- apolis and received an answer Saturday stating that the company would build at once. The Times is informed that the site for the new elevator is on the west side of l\ lain street, next to the Mc- Caull - Webster Elevator Co.'s coal sheds. This - is an excellent site, bdth for convenience and prominence. The business men of Geyser have been informed at various times this year that an elevator would surely be built if the crop prospects continued good, and the recent rains and fine weather have made an abundant cropl a certainty. The acreage of grain tributary to Geyser this year is variously estimated at from 4,000 to 6,000 acres. Much grain that now goes to other stations will undoubtedly be brought here after the elevator is built, thus increasing the trade and importance of our town. Had it pot been for the wet fall and late spring much more grain, both fall and spring, would have been seeded. The prospects now are that the acreage for next season will be almost doubled. Notice When your watch needs repairing, leave it at the Purdy Trading Co.. at Geyser, who will have it done for you promptly and well. All work guaran- teed. Flax Crop Fine Reports from all parts of the Judith basin are to the effect that the flax crop is looking especially fine, and that record yields are assured. says the I istown Daily News. In the country somewhat distant from the railroad, near Denton and other sections. the acreage is extra large, as flax is more economical to haul greater distances than wheat. Most of the flak is now in bloom and will soon be ripening. Many crops are positively assured even with- out more rain, which is however im- probable. Judith Basin Annual Picnic F. A. Bennett, Prominent Bench. land Farmer and Stockman, 1f'rites Interesting Letter There is no question intthe minds of the people that have visited the Judith Basin Experiment station hut that it is ! a great benefit to the farmers of the Judith Basin and they have shown their appreciation of it by the large attendance at the annual picnic held each year at the station. It will he held this year on the 25th of July. I am sorry it isn't practical as yet to hold the picnic more than one day. I would like to see the time when we could have two or three days devoted to this picnic. My reason is this: There should be one day devoted to the dif- ferent crops that are grown at the sta- tion. I am sure there is a number of people attend the picnic that do not get to visit the crops, for the reason that by the time they get to the picnic and get their dinners the speaking be- gins and they don't want to miss it (and I don't blame them for that. for the speeches are all educational, and the successful farmer these days is the one who reads and listens to lectures being given by men who are devoting their time and talents to the farming (Continued on page 8) Praises the Basin Another Bi Special .,. H. Gray, who recently succeeded Emus W. Hill pre O president of w Offer j )r Two Weeks,,;reat Northern Railway Co.. has been making a trip over the compans sys- tem. He passed through (ieyser Sun- day, on his was from Great Falls to Lewistown. He was much pleased with this part of Nlontana and is cred- ited with the following statement: - I have been absolutely amazed at what I have seen since I entered the Judith Basin. I had heard it referred to frequently as one of the garden spots of the northwest, hut even with that in mind was not prepared for what has been shown to me. It is a won- derful region and possesses a future of such splendid promise that no one can accurately predict is hat will happen here in an agricultural way during the next decade.\ Two Beautiful Turquoise Rings to the Ladies Who Bring in the Most psh in the Next Two Weeks —All Votes Count in the Grand Prize Here's another big special offer for busy workers. There is More incen- tive than ever before for new entries and for candidates who have been in the race for some time to work harder. Added to the extra vote offer which closes Saturday. July 13. we ate offer- ing tmo beautiful gold set turquoise rings to the to young ladies Yilto will bring in the most cash on subscriptions iii the coming two weeks. No one has won the prize piano Pt and what is more nobody can tell who will winit. The s'pecial prize Met closes two weeks from next Saturday, July 27, at 8 o'clock p. m. . Our readers are to remember that this is their contest, and that they are to name the winners. Yoor favorite contestant needs your individual sup- port to the end of the contest. Have you subscribed? If not, why not ar- range for the Times for another year and help yoto favorite? Do not wait for her to call upon you. She cannot see yon all personally. Furthermore, she will appreciate your assistance just that much more if you assist her with- out her solicitation. You can Tail tour subscription to the Times:Ace and obtain the votes for yourself and then cast them for whoever you wish. Candidates should increase their vote and standing in every published lust.! If you turn in your votes each week your friends will know just how you stand; and will know that you are out to win and everybody likes to be with the winner,—and you'll find this to be a fact that as soon as your friends find out yon are out to win the prize piano they will flock to your assistance, • hut they will wait for you to make the l I first move. Look over the standing of i the contestants and determine to cast enough votes to put you in the lead next week. Miss Todd took a big lead in the voting last week, 71,675 votes being cast in her favor, making her total 99,050. She is setting a fast pace for the other contestants. but we believe the next week will show others work- ing equally as hard ar she. The offer of 1.000 extra votes with each $1.00 turned in will close next Saturday, so don't delay, but cast Your vote before it is too late. These extra votes will mean a good deal to the ones who put forth an extra effort this week. Do not hesitate to call on the Times manager for any assistance in yoor work. 1Ve are resdy and willing at any time to help any candidate in the race won lists of names and the stand- ing of any subscriber on our books. How THEY STAND Miss Mae Todd Mrs. Kebel Murphy 99,050 Miss Ruth Irvin 33.525 1. Mrs. E. L. Landry. Jr. . _ _ 3 26. 34 51 0 1 11 Suits on Notes Four suits on notes were filed It% Helen Philbrick as executrix of the. estate of Samuel C. Philbrick in the district court Tuesday afternoon. Suits were instituted against Stephen .1. Mt -- Allister for $2211 with interest and $35 attorney's fees; againct Joseph A. Ker- naghan and James Kernaghan for t $521 and interest. $115 and interest, ! and $75 attorney's fees; against James Kernaghan for $617 and interest and! $50 attorney •s fees; and against Mal- colm H. Poole for $400 and interest I and $50 attorney's fees . : I Local Wool is Wanted for Forgery Man Arrested in Geyser Wednesday Accused of Writing Many Bad Checks ' 11. I,. Deardorff was arrested here Wednesday by Deputy Sheriff Lou Kommers on a charge of forgery. Deardorff registers front Portland, Ore. and claims to be making collections for a stallion concern of that city. Sev- eral days ago the Cascade County' of- ficers were notified to look out for the man, as he was wanted in Thompson Falls, Mont.. Spokane and Portland. They let him slip through Great Falls 1 Brino 18-20c withoutbeing detected and was dis- covered in Geyser quite accidentally by Nis Kommers. who came to Gey- ser on other business. Noticing the name on the register at the Geyser I lotel. he made inquiry and found that Deardorff had just left to get a team at the hyery barn, where the deputy sheriff placed him under arrest. Dear- dorff admitted he was the man wanted but said he could make suitable expla- nation. He also said he had intended cashing a $100 check in Geyser. Mr. Kommers telephoned Sheriff Collins, who came out in an automobile and 60.(100 Pounds, Product of Small Growers, Sold Yesterday to .1. Koshland & Co. The first wool sales of the season to be reported in this vicinity occurred yesterday. when C. H. Dow, repre- senting Koshland & Co.of Boston, pur- chased several clips that were recently sheared at the Kernaghan & Stonach plant on Arrow Creek. The quantity ! aggregated 59,000 pounds and prices paid averaged a little better than 2c per, pound over those paid last year. While some of the growers seemed to ' think they would have done better to ship to the Great Falls market, as a ride they were yyell pleased with the prices paid and outlook for the future. Following Is a list of the sales: James Kernaghan, Ii .000 pounds; price 211 rents. N. NI. Silt e. 12,000 pounds; pnce 20 cents. NI. H. Poole, 9,000 junds; price 18 cents. \Vin. Kermighan. 14.000 pounds; price 18 cents. Inc s trong , 2,000 pounds; price 19 cents. Alex. Stronach, 5,000 pounds; price 18 cents. took the prisoner to Great Falls to await the arrival of officers from San- ders county. I Fund for Catholic Church Nits. Minnie Seifred has received 4 the following donations of money from Great Falls people toward paying_ for the alter and decorations of the Geyser Catholic church: S. S. Singer Mrs. Dr. Adams Frank ( 'ando') 1)rew & McDonald I .ape y re Bros. $5 00 5 00 00 1 00 2 00 Congregational Church Notice Sunday school and preaching Serv- ices at Get ser and Merino. Sunday, July 14, at the usual time. Subject: \The Man Who Knows.\ ERIE Ii, SIKI:S. Minister. Big Cut in Made -to -Measure Suits! : If you need a suit of clothes you can get cheaper now than you will later on. This is the off season for tailors and we want to keep them bttsy. To encourage you to do it, the prices have been cut on NINETY-THREE of the most attractine summer fabrics, on some of which You can save $8.00 a suit! Every fabric and model is right tip to the minute in style and every suit will he made specially to your own measure. FIT AN I) TA /It I NG CA :- . 1RANTFEI). • Big Reduction Sale on Men's hats In order to reduce our stock of • • soft and stiff hats, which is too y big, we !rave put the entire stock on sale for a limited length of time. Take advantage of this TRADING COM P'Y rare opportunity of securing a McKihhin hest quality hat for GEYSER, MONTANA about half the regular price. i• -, PURD McKibbin 11ats $2.25 Each This is the Nickihbin Best Dual- ity Hat in all the latest styles, and everyone is sold regularly for $3.50. We arc now closing them out for $2.25 each TRADING COMM GEIS A), ION'! IN. -1