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VOLUME 1. WHITEHALL, MONTANA, FRIDAY: SEPTEMBER 19, 1902 McKay & Carmichael Co ALL SUMMER GOODS AT ACTUAL COST. Lawns, Dimities, Challies, worth Itc a a yd, all for OC a yard, ‘ Ladies’ Wrappers, 60¢, 75c and $1, worth double. Y. Ladies’ Percale W aists, large line for 40c. Ladies’ White Waists at less than you can buy the material. Men's and Boys’ Clothing at Actual Cost. We are going out of the clothing business. Men’s Suits for $5.00. Pants $1.50. Snaps in Shoes. Ladies’ Oxford Ties at 85c. Ladies’ Kid Shoes, $1 10. ‘ Messes’ Shoes, $1 00. Men’s Shoes, $1 50. Grocery Department. In this department we have too many bargains to enumerate. Come and get our prices. Coal Oil, 20e per gul. Case Oil, $2 50°\per case. ~ McKay & Carmichael Co MYSTIC TIE LODGE, No. 17, Sh saisal ean eran? A. FP. & A.M. Franks & Stahle’s eee Ti ieat Market r month at Masonic fae 2 Seaplbese are cordially in- is theiplace to visit if you wish to procure the vited to atten A.A. ae Be Choicest Steaks, Frozen Fish, Fresh Oysters. FISH AND GAME IN SEASCN. OUR SPECIALTY, Home- rendered LARD Neepuam, W. M. Rosson, Sec. Acacia CHAPTER, No. , O. E. &. ; Meets on FIRST and THIRD TUESDAY eyenings of each month at Masonic Hail. Visiting one rs are cordially invited to attend. na. Lavina Cooney, W. M Dax Mc Kenzie, Sec. JEFFERSON VALLEY LODGE, No. 60, 1. oO. Oo. F. Meets the First and Third Mon- day Nights of Each Month. J. J. 8xypEr, N. G. Gro. WATERMAN, Seg. W. W. aicCans, Fin. Sec. “THE REBECCA LODGE, No. 29, I. Oo. Oo. Fr. Fresh and Salt Meats. | Our market is a Franks & Stahle | | mode! for neatness. ak Ouposite P. depart. |r Fu rnitu re,. WINDOW GLASS AND PICTURE FRAMES OF ALL KINDS. Mects the Second and Fourth Mon- days of Each Month. Vv isiting members cordially i inv ited. L.R. Dobyns, . Physician and Surgeon Office and residence in_the two-story frame house on north side of Front street, near the section house. WHITEHALL, MONT. J. W. DAYIS. L. R. PACKARD. Davis & Packard, Physicians— and Surgeons, A FULL LINE OF UNDERTAKING GOODS @KEPT ON HAND. Embaiming A Speciaity. A. LES WHITEHALL UNDERTAKER. Paul & Hall, LIVERY Feed and Sale Stable. Cases requiring hospital care given special attention. Tiospital, Office kind Residence on First street. Whitehall, Mont. E. W. BURDICK, ; e FIRST-CLASS PATRONS Dentist. Praetine 32 Oiee tes : AND SADDLE PROMPTLY Wihitehali - - - Mont. HORSES AT FITTED OUT AT $P*Ofice Over .J v. 7, o>! BED ROCK WADE'S + ——_———|__ RATES STABLES IKE E. Oo. PACE At All Hours. Attorney-At-Law Whitehall, Mont. Artistic Peete MONUMENTS | a —ii— FRANK | SHOWERS. White Bronze. Attorney-At-Law ang Notary Public. More Artisti Will Not Crumble or me Moss- grown. pee aoe OFFICE OVER J. V. T. STORE. iheadiehe be- = 3 fore ordering. ‘The Page Woven Wire Fencing. Ed S. Beall, Agt asp ; Waterloo, Mont. For prices and terms enquire ot Cc, W. Wins- 4 \ low, of Whitehall. __ Cedar, Posts oar YOUR Assaying Done at Whitehall. | A. Willoughby, Assayer. Sunlight WHITEHALL . MONT. Subscribe for it, Sead it to Friends Se THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEET IN REGULAR QUARTERLY SESSION. Issue Call gr Fifty Thousand Dol- lars of Outs Six Per Cent.” ; Be FOURTH DAY. Boulder, Sept. 10, 1902. Board met pursuant to adjeurn- The following bills were allowed on the road fund and warrants or dered drawn for same: Graves Mer Co., supplies Dist No. 3 $13 Jobn Bundborg, roadwork Dist No 5 26 25 Jobn Barker, work on roads “ 5 3375 James Judge, oe 7800 Aaron Blomberg, “ a 337 Olof Anderson, ¢ m ¢ 17 50 John Davis, * o- 16 7 Fred Sockerson * —- 12 00 Ed Raymond, ” *¢ 58 75 Jas Simpkins, lumber, ea 22 39 The following bills were allowed on the poor fund and warrants or- dered drawn for same: Chas Reugamer, refund tax & 200 W. B. Shepard, refund tax 200 McKay & Carmichacl Co., supplies poor 38 00 Ordered, that bill of J. E. Wild for painting court house, to the amount of $427.75 be allowed and warrant drawn on contingent fund. Ordered, that bill of G. M. Mackey for constable fees be not allowed. Ordered, that bill of E. W. Wool- verton for constable fees to the amount of $57.75 be allowed and warrant drawn on general fund. The governor’s proclamation for general election to be held Tues- day, Novy. 4, 1902, was ordered filed. Ordered, that McDermott voting previnct, No. 26, be discontinued, and a voting precinct be established at Big Indian Mines, to be — as Big Indian Precinct, No. 2¢ Ordered ,that the following =r persons be and are hereby appoint- ed as judges of the general elec- tion to be held Teesday, Nov. 4, 1902, and the following places des- ignated for the holding of said election in the several precincts within the aware’ viz: Clancy No. 1, at School House —Chas L Su vhairman; Mar- tin McKenzie, Thos Ilogan, S A Battershell, M A Haynes. Jefferson No 2, at Merriman Hall—James Sweet, chairman; M D Steeves, J R Lewis. Boulder No 3, Temple Hall— Lees ‘Taylor, chairman; Ed O’Rourke, Seymour Sloan, Geo A Douglas, Sr., B E Barteau. Whitehall No 4, at Hall—E W Woolverton, chairman; N R Man- chester, W H Tebay, U W Elmer, A A Needham. Wickes No 5, at AO U W Hall —John Reilly, chairman; S BCor- nick, W W Dailey. Lower Boulder No 6, at School House—Thos Il Smith, chairman; Tom McCailey, A C Quaintance. Comet No 7, at School House— Mike Sullivan, chairman; Pat Dow- ling, Norval Stuart. Cold Springs No 8, at School House—-Thos Dawson, chairman; Bart Carey, Robert Dougherty. Jefferson River No 9, at School House—Geo Hale, chairman; Geo Harwood, Thos Williams. Elkhorn No 10, at Sehool House —Chas Hopkins; chairman; Jas W 8S Spraggins, Chas Hoffman. North Side Boulder’ No 11, at School House—A L Dulaney, chairman; R R Bobertson, W P Hoopes. Basin No 12, at Fire Station— Tim Downey, chairman; Gus Vo- gel, Chas Sowden, M Freeborn, T A Brown. Ten Mile No 13, at M J Whalen House—L Wanderer, chairman; J H Muthollan, W R Sherman. Gregory No 14, at School House —Thos Gordan, chairman; J A Botkin, M D McRae. Corbin No 15, at School House —Hnugo Freyler, chairman: - Will- iam Reilly, Chas Mueller: Woodville No 16,at School House —Peter Hansen chairman; Chas Johnson, S$ B Van Wart. iC Mitchell Gulch’ No 17, at School House—Ed Kottke, chairman; H L Archibald, D C Turner. Lockhart No 18, at Lockhart's —Angus Clanie, chairman; Chas Ednes, Joe Kerchell. Eva May No 19, at Company’s Office~-Geo Drackenfeld,chairman; o ment, all members being present. | —————— Bernice No 20, at School House —Oscar Carlson, chairman; Jabez Doney, H 8 Houghton. Elk Park No 21, at School House —$ B Lambert, chairman; Dan Lloyd, W B Ohrle. Mocking Bird No 22, at Flem- ing’s Office—Frank Willard, chair- man; LG Rowen, Lin Warnick Bevansville No. 23, at Co’s office.—Leslie Combs, Chairman; Leonard Johnson, Wm. Bevans. Homestake No. 24, at School House.—M. J. Garrity, Chair- selle. office.—James Welch, Chairman; J: L. Switzler, Joe Kempie. Big Indian Noi 26, . at Co’s office.-—Frank B. Heardt, Chair- man; C. F. Bronner, Allen C. Mason. ‘Ordered, that Big Indian elec- tion precinct No. 26, be included in registry district No, 1, and the registry agent of said district be instructed to register the qualified voters of said precinct. The report of the Whitehall Fire Dept. was examined, ap- proved and ordered filed. FIFTH DAY, Boulder, Mont. Sept. 11, Board met pursuant to adjourn- ment, all members being present. The following bills were allowed on the road fund, and warrants ordered drawn for same: 02. Fred Bell, work on roads, Dist No6. $ 400 Peter Furham, 6 10 00 ‘Al Morgan, x ‘ 7 Eugene Parks, Tw Ordered, th at resignation of R. E. Strobel as trustee for Clancy road district No. 1 be accepted. 7 It is hereby ordered that Jeffer- son county be, und is hereby class- ified as a county of the sixth class, in aceordance with Sections, 4328 and 4831 of the Political Code of Montana, Ordered, udvertize printing, that the county clArk for bids for ‘coun care Jf poor at poo farm and medical attendance for county poor for the year 1903, bids to be received up to 12 o'clock noon, Dec. Ist, 1902, the board reserving the right to reject any and all bids, Ordered, that the following warrants be cancelled by limitation: General Fund, 847,50, Poor Fund, $2.00. Ordered, for the year 1896, to unknown owners on lots 13 and 22 bik C, addition to cancelled, block A. Warner's Boulder town’ site be same being a double for said year. The final report of the.county for the year 1901, was approved and ordered assessinent assessor examined, filed. Ordered, that the county treas- urer be and is hereby authorized to transfer the sum of $540.00 from the general fund to the sinking fund and the sun of 81665. - 00 from the general road fund to the contingent fund, and the sum of $3406.18 from the general road fund to the sinking fand, and the sum of $1247.85 from the poor fund to the sinking fund, and also the sam of $3596.76 from the bridge fund to the sinking fund. The following order, and bond call was. made (by the ananimous voté of the board) with reference to calling in and paying $50,000.00 of % outstanding funding gold bonds: To the holders of bonds of Jeffcrson county, Montana: Notice is hereby given that Jefferson county in the state of Montana will redeem and pay $50.000.00 of funding gold bonds of said county, numbered’ from 1 to 100 both numbers inclusive,3500.00 each, dated October 31, 1892, and bear- ing interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum, and redeemable at the option of the said county on “Oct. Bist, 1903, are hereby called for payment at the office of the county treasurer of said county at Boulder, Montana, and that interest on all of said bopéls will cease on and after Oct- , 1902. By order of County Commission- ers. Dated Boulder, Montana; Sept. 1ith, 1902. _W. M. Fercvs, Chairman. James Wassen, C B King. \ ae oe tee cea man; Chas. Barthoff, John-Loi- Welch ‘Spur, No.. 25, at Co's}. that the assessments | and lot 6 blk EF, and Jots 7 and 8 Ordered, that a warrant be drawn on the contingent fund to the amount of $100 in favor of D, G, Warner, being the purchase price for portion of court house grounds. Minutes of meeting read, ap- proved, and board. adjourned to meet in special session Sept. 12th, 1902; to check up quarterly re- ports of county officers, and-for the transaction of any other busi- ness that may legally come before the board. W.-M. Ferrous, Chairman. Attest: Cras. Scuarr,Co. Clerk. SPRCIAL SESSION, Boulder, Mont. Sept. 12, *02. Board of county commissioners met in special (called) session, all members being present. The following reports were ex- amined, approved and ordered filed: S. F. Tuttle, county treasur- er; Chas. Seharf, county clerk and recorder. Balance of dey was consumed in checking up reports of ce¢unty officers, ete., and board adjourned. W. M. reraus, Chairman. Attest: Cuas.Scuarr,Co. Clerk. ee David B. Henderson, speaker cf the house of representatives, from the Eleventh congressional district of lowa, is reported to have writ- ten a letter to the chairman of the notification committee last Tues- day withdrawing from the race on account of a growing change of sentiment among his constituents HOW PRIVATE BANCROFT ~ BECAME*AN OFFICER A tortgtnal} ) Sindy Bancroft, a private tn the Gnited States forces in the province of Santiago In 1808, was hungry. Ra- tions had not been forthcoming fer several days, and the boys’ stoniachs tustead of being a healthy convex be gan to be a sickly concave, Bandy was op pieket, and exposure made food all the more necessary, “I'm going foraging,” he said. “Better not,” sald bis comrades “You'fl fall into the hands of the da- goes, and if you deu't you'll get into trouble fordeaving your post.” Sandy preferred to take both risks to enduring the pangs of hunger, . The officer of the picket was worn out and sound asleep, Bo be need not know of Sandy's absence, and if he did be would not dare report Lim since he was bimself Hable to be shot for sleep ing.on post, Sthaging bis Krag-Jorgen sen over his shoulder, Sandy buckled his revolver to his hip and started forth. Seeing a house in the distance, he made for It and on renching It knocked at the docr. A black eyed Spanish girl opened it and stood look ing at Lim suspiciously. “Could you give me a bite?” asked the soldicr, jifting his hat politely, The girl shook her head, Indicating that she did pot understand Kuglish, whereupon Sandy made pantomine motions descriptive of shovel’ng ip food. The girl led the way into the dining room and placed on the table the -remains of lust night's supper. Sandy exercised gregt ingenuity in Pantomiming his gratitude. then sat down. and fell to. Mennwhile the girl left the room. After the soldler had eaten his ON he stuffed bis pockets for bis comrades, then arose from the ta ble and, taking bis gun. was-abeut-to depart when the girl came in, appar ently in great excitement, and, pan tomiming In her turn, gave him to un derstand that the Spaniards were com regarding the regulation of trusts by moans of tariff legislation. The action of Gen. Henderson is a source of surprise. and regret to his political friends. For twenty years he has represented that dis- | trict‘in congress and was recently renominat(d by acclamation. Young Doctor—What kind of patients do you find the hardest to care! . Old Doctor—Those who” lia¥e nothing the matter with them— Judge. A SERMON TO SUIT, The Folks Who Paid For the Dis- course Got What They Wanted, Many Maine people who live In a} certain part of Cumberland county will well remember one Abner—so he Was} always called In bis town. Abner was | the wit of the village, and be was! commonly selected to take cliarge ot | funerals because he was about the only man in town who had time hang- ing on lis hands. A citizen died, a man who bever amounted to much, who Was never. positively wicked, because that would bave required more of an effort than be wus willing to muke. fle was, however, far cnough from be- ing a good citizen, and Abner knew li as well as anybody else. Abner was requested to ask a certain | minister to conduct the service, and he | bitched up his old horse and drove to bis house. The minister said be wonld attend and then tried to get_a little in- formation concerning the late lawent- ed. “What sort of a man was he? asked. “Well, about the same as no sort dl @ man at oll.” replied Abner frankly. } “I suppose his loss will be dceply| felt in the community?” said the min- ister. “They're all bearing up well under it,” said Abner slowly. “Was- he a -Christian?” minister. “If he'd been accused of It. the ver a | dict would have been not guilty =\ | \he asked the the jury wouldn't have left their seats, replied Abner cheerfully. “Did he attend church?” asked the) minister a bit anxiously. ls “I never heard of his doing it,” said | Abner. “Hlow did be die?’ continued the | minister. “Just the same as he lived, sort of naturally,” sald Abner. “I don't see how I'm to preach much ofa sermon under such circumstances,” said the minister. “The neighbors all. said they didn’t! think they wanted inuch of a sermon, | and so they sent me over to sce you,” said Abrer. The minister pocketed bis wrath and a five dollar bill, and after the funeral the satisfied Abner-said, “Well, we got | just what we wanted, b’gosh.”—Lewis- ton Journal. Possing of Inéinpenanbles. Only those who bave to go to the depths of long disused trunks. when moving time necessitates renovation and the sifting of belongings realize how much of what one clings to as in- dispensable becomes absolutely useless whev laid by for a time. Pictures | prized for one reason or another, sou- venirs that fail to recall anything but inconvenience, letters (hat one couldn't bear to burn, odds and ends that one Was sure to want, all become as trash in the-repose of thé stored trunk and ore sacrificed without o qualm-when moving time comes around to make room fcr other things that will last their little day apd then find the same Attest: Cras. Senanr,Co. Clerk, * ee a end.—New York Press, ‘ <n s TPR aes oe « ing. Opening a trapdoor, she pointed to a sfalrense leading to the cellar Sandy descended, and the door was closed, Then he heard the sound of heavy furniture being moved on to the trap, and it began to dawn upon lim that be was a prisoner. Having got In, the frst thing he did was to look about: him to discover how he could get out. There was but one little square window,/near the ceiling, which was covered with an iroh grating. Consequently Sandy was aa sufenaaratina trap, Le bad not brwen there long before the girl, re conipanied by a Spanish officer, ap peared at the window. Sandy seized bis rife, but the two specdily betook themselves out of range. He could hear them chattering andcimade out from one or two words be understoo] that one of them—the officer, he sup posed— would go for a guard (6 remove bim. Then he beard Povotsteps in the room above, afier which all was quiet Sandy gave himself op as eaptured for a time, then resumed b's Interrupt ed reconnoitering for a méans of ea cape. A chimney was built from the cellar, where It was of sione, with no opentug, but the house was very old and the stones had been Joorely: put together. Sandy tugeed at one of them and succecded in. removing KH. This loosened two or three more, and he put his bead and shoulders through The chimney was large cnough for him to pass through ‘it, and he deter mined to climb up. Leaving his rife relying solely ou his revolver, be got through the nperture and, using back and knevs, shinned up to the floor nbore, where he encountered a brond flat heartlistone. Sandy was pretty strong and succeeded In Ufting It a few inches. Through the crack he saw the Spanish officer sitting with bis arms nnd head on a table, asleep. Sandy's movements from this point were conducted with the utmost care Bracing himself, he gave the stone an other lft and, drawing his revolver, | put_it lengthwise between one end and | the floor, This was a critical moment. If the officer awakened, Bandy wis lost: esting only a moment, he gave the stong ove more tug and got it on end. Then he gently rested it against the fireplace and in another moment was sitting on a coping. At this womett a loose stone became detached and dropped to -the cellar, making a great polse. The — officer raised his herd. and great was his ns tonisiment at seeing Sandy sitting -tn the fireplace. For a moment be seemed paralyzed, Then, drawing a pistol, he was about to fire when hia arm fell limp and bis pistol dropped on the floor. Sandy had winged him, “Hands up! \Bout face! March’ cried Sandy, but as the officer did not uhderstand English his captor was obliged to resort to pantomime again, which the officer, with a revolver | polnted at him, was not slow In under: standing. Sandy marecbed his captive | out of the house and toward the Ameri can tines. When he got within hafling distance of the picket, a bullet sung NUMBER 332. ah HINTS FOR IR FARMERS Feeding Young Pigs, The young ‘Pigs at three or four | ‘Weeks old will begin to nose around the | trough where (he old oncs are feeding and try to pick up a little corn or mash as it gets thrown out. ‘Then Is the time to prepare themsa trough by themselves that they may reach by going through a bole not large enough for the old ones to get through, in (his put skimmilk or a litth warm fresh milk, and-if one has his nose Poked tuto it the sound of bis cating will quickly bring the others. to see what he hag found, After a few days make a slop thin enough to pour well of two parts ofshorts and one part of bran, mixing with warm water, and for a few days add a littleomill.. Try not to give mere-than they will eat clean, and if there is any left give it to the old ones Feed only when the old ones are fed-unt!! they are weaned, and then three times a day until they weigh about 100 pounds, when twice a day will be often cnough. A part ground oats ailgbt- be better when oats Rid not cost as much more than bran as they do now, Do not crowd them with toe much or too bearty food, but about a month before killing one-halt cornmeal and one-balf shorts will serve to make the meat firmer and add fat ranidly, Keep a lookout for the scours and give a little-charcoal to assist dl- gestion.— American Cultivator, Ratsing Chicka, The old fashioned jen is used for brooding the click by B. ©, Tefft, a successful Rhode Island poultryman, Lie takes great care to have the young chicks protected from dampness and feeds the following mash, upon which they reem to thrive: For chicks up to six days mash two boiled eggs with oue pound of crackers. Feed once tn three hours, adding a few rolled oats. by his ear from the rear, and, turning. be saw a dozen Spauiards, led by the girl whe bad, trapped bim, standing at a rise in the ground, gesticulating. At | the same mowent the picket advanced } to Sandy’s rescue, Captain Murphy of the picket post had finished a two bours’ nap and was rubbing bis eyes when he heard the firing. ‘Starting op. he suw Sandy Bancroft coming In with bis prisoner. “What were you doing outside the ne?” demanded the captain sternly. “RNeconnoltering.” said Sandy, The officer thought of his unp on post and concluded to compromise for st lencé with Sandy and the men who were Wiib¢hing the food Sandy had brought for them. “You are a brave man,” be said, “} shall recommend you for promotion.” GULI mar C, * AN VORST. ee ~~ Fron one week to ix weeks old give one-third meal, one-third chops, one- third wheat bran, To a peck of this dry food add one quart of beef scraps. Mix this with cold water and beke inte a bread., Mr. Tefft adtises, and who ever uses them should always follow the advice, the use of the best beef scraps on the market. The mash is fed in the morning For noon and evening he feeds a mixttre of equal parts of cracked corn and wheat, Discrimination. A year ogo the president issued au order for the removal of fences from the public land# in the west. As usual, the order was not Intended to apply to men of wealth and ‘Infigence, but the emoll stockmen bave been compelled to obey It. The, Montana Stockman gives the vame of one United States senator who baw 50,000 acres of pub- He land Incto@ed and tas removed no fence and adds, “One can take the list of big fellows all through and seek tn vain for any example of the fence re moving order.” The Montana Stock- man haa falien tuto the error that Jas- tee bas not recovered ber sight, when, in fact, she can “see” a plly of monty as readily us n poker player can “sec” a pile of chips. — Dallas Farm and Ranch. Two Oleo Questions. Two puzzling questions have already come up in connection with the new oleo law. The manufacturers wish to use yellow butter for coloring thetr stuf and thus avoid paying the teu cent tax. It Is expected that Secretary of the Treasury Shaw will decide that such colored olvo will be lable to the tax on adulterated butter. Another grievance is that of parties who export a grade of butter used by South Amer- lean =natives, This contains large quantities of ealt, which are deeded to preserve the butter. While this Is not properly “butter.” these exporters say that they should not be compelled.to. pay the tax eon “aculterated” butter. Thelr nunual export is said to be about €,000,000 pounds.—Rural New Yorker. Value of Mack or Pe=t. Recent experiments at the New Hampshire’ experiment station show that, necording to the analyses of mact: and barnyard manure, three tons of macure contain 234% pounds nitrogen, 15 pounds of phoxphoric aeid, 2344 pounds petash, The same quantity of muck contains 27 pounda of nitrogen. On the basis of these figures it Is es- timated,-go fur as fert!izing_constitu- ents are concerned, that thre tons of mapure are equivalent to ten anda half tons of muck, The fertilizing value of muck. therefore;-is considered too low for long transvortation. The characte? | of awicks varies greatly, and It is only the richest of them thut would Ukely prove of economic value. Farmers In Town, Can any one subscribe to a really good renson why farmers rent their farms and move to town when the debts are paid and a chance comer for rest and enjoyment for the family? Why not stay thete, make foprove- ments, beautify the farni, make it o center of at traction and employ good men and women Instead of moving to town and there standing around, doing nothing? The business men bave no re- spect for these people. ln fact, they ate out of their proper sphere. ; Tile Drain Clogged by Fungus. The three inch ule drain to a vinegar ~ ~-eella® became ecmpletely clogged hy - , an anosually Juxuriait growth of the | fungus Leptomitu® lucteus. The ob- . struction wae readily removed by plac- ing a handful of copper sulphate erys- tale iu the upper end of the drain. - The Flax Crop. My A bulletin recently issued by the census oflice reports the number of acres fn the United States planted to Max as 2,100,000, producing” 19,980,000 Lushela, valued at §10,624,000.