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Billings Land and
OF BILLINGS, MONT.
Has 35,000 acres of the finest Irri
gated lands in the state for sale at
$35.00 per acre $10.00 per acre
cash, the balance at the expiration
of five years with interest at 8 per
cent per annum.
Wheat yields from 25 to 45
bushels No. 1 Hard per acre
Oats yield Prom -40 to 90 bushels
machine measure per aero
Darley yields from -40 to 60 bush
els machine measure per aero
Apples and oilier hardy (rult crown in
the vicinity of Billing compare favorably
with those crown in the most favored dis
trict. They arc highly colored, o( line size
and flavor and entirely free from pests.
Frultm, Content lonm, Olunru nnd
febmooo, Lunohem, loo Groom
()iionito 1'nloii Depot
iir.Niiv a. mi'.vkii a tajm. h, i'kti:iimk
The Loading Hotel
Rates, $3.00 to $5.00
WII.I.IAM HriJKWK WII.I.IAM IIOI.IIItOOK
rrrkliliuil Vice I'ri'.ldrnt
J, K.HCOIT, Hi'rttlnry
Helena Cab Company
Complete Cab, Trans
fer, Livery Equipment
Agents on All Trains
Office 131 N. Main St. Phone 125
JOS. DAVIS, Prop
Suoerior to Anv Hotel in
the City and Equal to the
Best in the State
We Use Mountain Spring Water
Rooms the Finest
San Francisco Bakery
JOHN WENDEI., 1'rnpruMnr
A Full Assortment of Fine Goods
Always on I land Our Bread is
on Sale in Nelehboriug Towns
Aik Your Grocer for Wendel's Dread
Orders by Mail Receive
611 First Street
9 State Street
TI10 llivr you hKi Agencies in
Western Cities ami Tuwiih,
Harople Work and Itepalrlnsr a Hpeclalty
Dealer In leather Hoods ami Notion.
F. V. GARLAND
for Catalogue !t. Y, 374 Kobert
St. Paul, Minn.
Freeh end Smlt Meats
Manufacturer of muckrc unit Innl,
fish ami kmu lit xciuon.
Statement of the Condition of the
COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK,
of Bozeman, Montana,
At the Close of Business, Sept. 15,1 00a
CAPITAL STOCK, $50,000.00.
Surplus and Profits, $82,941.56.
K. IIHOOX MAKTIN, Vice I'm.
(IEOIKIE COX. rnhtor.
I.. IlKKHK WKM.H, Axt. Cahlcr
BOH ART & YATES,
FRESH AND SILT MEATS
Manufacture of Halifax anil lunl.
1'IhIi iuiiI gainiilii hcimoh.
J. A. JOHNSTON,
.1 Mnin St. West, Bozomnn, Mont.
Leading Hotel of the
LAKE SUPERIOR REGION
Enlarged and Improved
Aiiii.Tli-1111 I'Iiiii, fL'.fiOuinl V
Kuroiiiuui I'lan f 1,00 mid l't
Finest Cafe in Northwest
IawUiik itio'uiy ami mar
kul. Wo nerve tliti traveling
imlillii ut ri'iiMiiinliltt prlci-H.
Ill iintl III! UVht Superior
0imihIIi I'nlon Depot. The
i'iiiipKiil laundry in tliurlty.
H. A. ELUMC,
THE BON TON BAKERY
and Cnmly Kitchen
, J. C. SCllOIIKIt, Prop.
Bread, Cakes, Pies and Fancy Pastry
Home Made Chocolates, Bon Bons,
Caramels, Tallies, Etc., Etc.
W Went HnporlurM,
mllK I'MI'IJI'A IIAKCUV
rUKSIl IIHKAI) DAILY.
rio, cvc. ciHiiica, miiiKiuiiiu. iiuu, itoii
Cream I'u it , CiiU'i fur nk'IhIk, I'artlei
and liamnu'U Made to order.
j:. ji:n'mnc.siui mus. kiii:i:man, I'mp.
Flume tia. lliiotiiiru, Oregon
till AS. Hll.VlN. Illl, I. I'UOIV.MAX
IKANK KI!NM!IY, IVp.
Cyrus Noble, ltouihon ami Uyo Whis
kies. Imported Wines,
l.iittors ami Cigars.
F. B. RISLEY & CO.
Flour, Feed and Groceries
Country Produce Bought and Sold
Cash or In Trade.
Sheridan St.. Opp, Depot,
GARDEN CITY BAKERY
W. Mll.l.Ult, l'rop.
Bread, Cakes and Pies
Telephone IC7 A 1 16 W. MhIii
First National Bank of Missoula.
Capital, $150,000.00 Surplus, $50,000.00
, A. II. ttummotiil.Vrcrldcnt
,.A. (I. Knglnnil) Vlcc-rrcxlilcnt
,.J. M. Keith. Ciuhlnr
, .11. A. Kdily
T. I., (IrpvnoiiKh
(J. II. McLcuil
O. U. Knglaml
WALKER & ALBEE
(li:o, W. AI.IIKK. l'rop.
Livery, Feed and
llnrpen lionrilnl hy the liny, Week or Month.
Cntx, Iiiiumuh ami Magon tn nml from all tralur
Htnl holcln. Klnent cushion tiro turnouts In
the city. IIIkkIh" Ave., opp. Kennedy Hotel.
JOHN W. IIICKI.IN I'nnhlur
Missoula Trust & Security Bank
General Banking Business
Money m-M In nil pnrt of Ihu wnrhl nt lowint
rnluK. HiivIiiki HccoiintH "ollcllo'l. Three p-r
cent Intercut pnlil on MivlliK'!"! ttiiioUwnll
A Home n vlnirn llntik free to nny
pcfKoli iipenlliR n iavlliK u( count
i( f 1.00 ntnl iipnnnl.
THIS HAPPY MAM
In Ne'er Without a Smile,
lie l'i"t Only Our Harden City llcer,
Ami Life Heein Worth thu While.
mAHOEM oirr brewing go.,
MIhhouIii, Mont n (i.
Wholonle and llctnll Dcnlura. Wu acll ev
t tliJtiK "t conthlitg thu very lwt. Our
line of iiien'i dotl.llig, fiitlilnhluga, ahoca, etc.,
vmliiaci'k audi nllalile Innuda na llmf Man
IikIIhii Milrl". K. A W. Collara, Sleln-lllocli and
II H. A M. Head) -lo-Wcnr hull and Overcoata,
Kno llala, llHiiau A sui'a mid Torrcy'a Una
"Wo'ro There With tho Goods"
THE GRAND PACIFIC SALOON
Pine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Draught Beer, Fine, 5c.
Bottled Beer, 25c. a Quart.
trains Stop 15 Minutes.
Opp. N. P. Depot.
TEVIS cS: CRAVVSHAW
'.'1 1 UiguiiiH Ao, Phono Kill It
131 FOURTH STREET
. Aldmr mnd Wmmhkiatom 9tm.
Commissions Received on all Eastern
and California Races.
Direct Wire on all Sporting Eventa
fPJ0M? AVaVM 9494s
I sLiiiiiiiiB ALiiiiiiiiiMf
if hil 3)
(I mwM nZjNr
Tho parrot, for many years nome
whnt out of favor as a pet, has of lato
been steadily regaining popularity. He
Is certainly a bird of brains and beau
ty. Of his disposition less can be said
in commendation; his speaking voice,
however startlingly human, Is never
mellifluous: and his laugh Is tbcro
any sound more contemptuous, Irritat
ing, malevolent, even fiendish, than tho
hnrsb, shrieking laughter of a par
There Is also another fault, nlways
to le mentioned with due cbnrlty
since It Is not originally his own: his
deplorable tendency to the use of pro
rata laugunge. Indeed, the swearing
parrot, with his Innocently profnno In
trusions upon serious or sentimental
conversation, has become a stock per
sonugo In comic anecdote and litera
ture. Poor Polly! Even when ho does not
acquire bad language during his first
voyage away from his native wilds, he
mny learn otber things equally unde
sirable. An old Indy who hnd returned Jndlg.
nantly to the bird dealers one tine par
rot whose manner of speech was that
of Jack at sen In a storm, received lu
exchange n beautiful green creaturo
with a wise eye, recommended as of
"You'll find him everything he ought
to be. uia'nni." tbev assured lr.
"We'll warrant him twllte, refined nnd
Innocent You see, ho was brought
over in tho ladles' cnblii."
In a few days sho returned, her bon
net twinkling with wrath, bringing
Polly with her.
"You needn't tell me that parrot
swore, tnn'nni!" began tho denier,
when he saw her. "He couldn't swear;
he don't know how; he never henrd an
oath lu his life." r
"Swear!" said tho Irate old lady.
"No, he didn't swour; I'd nlmost rath
er ho would Bwear. I hung up his
cage lu tho dining-room, nnd for n few
days he didn't utter a sound. Then
one dny, when I hnd callers, ho began
making tho most awful sounds per
fectly dreadful sounds nnd kept It up
crowing and choking and gasping in
If ho never meant to stop; and then
nt the very end he sang out feebly,
'Steward bucket!' Take him back
and give mo a good, plain, evcry-dny,
Htny-nt-honio canary-bird. I'm dono
Poor, poor Polly! Truly, his Immi
gration and cducntlon are beset with
dttllculttcH. In tho forecastle the sail
ors are not sick, but they swear; In tho
cabin, tho Indies do not swear, but
they nro sick.
VANITY OF THE DOO.
It Kuuka with thut of the Muater or
A dog's vanity ranks with his mas
ter's, not to mention that of his mis
tress. When a dog appears to poor
advantago ho kuows It, nnd Is pitiably
miserable. (Jlvo him nn opportunity
to shine and he'll emhraco It speedily.
Artists nlllrm that dogs who are too
Inzy to poso may bo appealed to
through their vanity.
Just sturt lu to study tho points of
nuothcr dog and pretend to transfer
them to canvas, and very speedily Mr.
I.azydog will come to Ills senses nnd
not only offer but Insist upon being tho
subject of tho painting.
One woman whoso splendid pet Is u
Great Dane was moved to put upon
him nn old bodlco of her mother's. Kho
was perfectly serious about It, so ho
ciuno readily and put Ills front paws
on her Inp. One pnw was thrust Into
ono sleeve, tho other Into tho opposlto
one, and then tho old-fashioned gar
mens was carefully buttoned down tuo
front. Tito necktie was knotted Jaunt
ily, while the coat-tall part of the bod
lco lltted smoothly ovor his shapely
lly way of a llttlo diversion tho own
er of tho old bodlco was called. Upon
entering tho room sho spoke to thu
dog, quite surprised nt his appeurauco.
Ho ran to her. Itoth laughed at the
comic flguro he cut. He entered Into
th spirit of tho thing with great gusto
nnd capered delightedly about, pleased
to inako a sensation.
Such a sight! With necktlo and coat
tails dangling and his shape carica
tured by tho garment, ho made his
owners laugh till the tears ran down
their cheeks. They positively laughed
till It hurt.
At last tho poor follow discovered
that ho was being laughed nt Instead
of with, and straightway ho dropped
his head as well as his tall and slunk
Into n corner. He was even funnier
that way tho black bodlco Just lltted
his woe. It didn't take much more
laughing to drive htm to tho cellar,
whore ho remained a couple of days,
a sadder If not a wiser dog. He was
made quite 111 and could hardly bo
coaxed to eat again. For a long tlmo
ho looked suspiciously at anyoue who
hiughed. And ull because he had been
made ridiculous. Philadelphia Record.
' Foreman There's going to be trou
blo between the editor and Colonel
llednoae, I'm afraid.
Devil Whot makes you think so?
"Well, you know wo had a llttlo ur
tide stating that the colonel held the
political situation In this district In
the hollow of his hand, and the printer
set It up to read "In the hollow of hU
head!" New Orleans Ttmes-Demo-crat.
In a Wrateru Town.
HvnngelUt 'Tho trouble with you
cowboya is that you dou't tako life
Zluctooth NiMDon't take life seri
ously I Why, stranger, it's regarded na
a breach of etiquette out here to smllo
while you're shootln': New Orleaua
Woke Up. .
Wagi'les That college professor Is
more successful since he gave up try
Ing to reason out everything by deduc
Jaggles now does he do it now?
Waggles Uses a little boss sense.
A bachelor often Uvea to marry the
1ullitit4if nf tliA uAH.M wakt iupliiul
(Hucccmor to (Ico. llerthold)
UNDERTAKER & EMHALMER.
Open day and night. Telephone 59.
Graduate of Champion Kchool of Kmhalmlng;
Licenced from Colorado and Montana.
409 Central Avenue,
(Ire at Kallt, Montana
W. H.t.KAHI), Pre.
II. DOTHKTII. im Vice I'ren. and 8cc.
W. I,. JOHNSON, and Vice l're. nnd Trca
CASCADE STEAM LAUNDRY,
W, II, Ieard, Manarer.
Tclephono 71. 117 First Avo. North
Hhort order work a specialty.
Great Fnlli, Montana
Cloths Man, Woman, Boy In
Modom Up-to-Dnto FiiHliionublo
Clothing at Popular Prices.
Visit Often the Popular Priced
Store for Men and Women.
Q rent Falls,
JOHN 1). IIYAN. 1'rcxMcnt.
O. J. IIKNNi:8SY, Vice I'rctMoitt,
JOHN (I. MoltONY. Caithlcr.
K. J. I10WMAN, Am'l Cachlc
MAKK UKINNEIt, Ain't C
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
GREAT FALLS, MONTANA.
Capital, f.'OO.WO. PcpOBltl, H.'MO.VUO
Daly Hank .V Trnnt Co., Ilntto.
Daly IImiiIc .v Truat Co., Anaconda.
IV L utvri intuttir !- tiM.I.I...
iiHionnuiiun ii muu I ivsiiinii,
II. W. OIltIN WAI.DT, Hw. A Troaa
& MALTING COMPANY
Ilrowers and Bottlers of extra
quality Inger beer. "American
l-iiiully" iNttIi'I beer its;
Olllco: 101) Central Avenue.
P. O. lfc.x 8(1.
Q rent Falls,
GREAT FALLS, MONTANA.
I'ald tin Capital
. .1 lno.ooo
Vice I'rt'H. nnd Mm tin kit.
I'. KEI.I.V. Caahler
SAM R. WILBUR
City Dray Line
Piano Moving and Heavy
Freighting: Dealer in Coal
Warehouse on 11. It. Track, Ninth Avo.
South. Phono 5(1 M Olllco with Great
Falls Hardware Co., 110 Central Avo.
Phones, ICcHldeiii'u 61! A, Olllco 102
GREAT FALLS, MONT.
TONY BII.VA, Manager.
Fine Wine. I.lnnors. Clirar. I'rlvate entrance
on Third Mrcut. Oimn day and night. Capital
bunet Iilne 'Jin,
Corner Third nnd K Streets,
II. SCH.N'liTZ, Froprlctor.
Fine Ilrcad. Cakes, Flea, ltollii, UouKhnuts,
Etc., Etc., of All Kinds. I'hone: HuiimH, Illack
Oil; Capital, aJ7,
VH J Street,
KIRK, GEARY & CO.
Sacramento and San' Francisco,
SEND FOR CATALOG.
WHOLESALE FRUIT S PRODUCE
Butter. Cheese and Eggs
Potatoes, Onions and Beans
In Car Lois a Specialty.
and HeuJi Products a Specialty
100 to 110 J Street and
1001 to 1123 Front Street.
CALIFORNIA STATE BANK
Capital and Svrptas $600,000.
luuej checki and tetter of credit payable In
any part ot the world,
Mmtrn jM VmmMm.
Fred K. Cox, C. W. Clarke, Adolpb.
Jo. stetrciu. tvter Bohl, W, E, GerWr, Ueo. W.
NK OK THE DE8T SALOONS IN L1VINO-
Vn hranilfl nf alt Irtnill nf llnllnri.
..Wholesale dealer In Jos. BchliU Brewing Co't
Milwaukee imager ueer.
UNION MEAT MARKET,
A. O.HASELER, Prop.
FRESH AND SILT MEATS
(lame and Flah In Pcanon.
Livingston, - - - - - Montana.
MALU AND FEMALE.
Can furnlnh employment to all claswi
of labor. Terms roaaouable.
Real Estate, Loans
C. 0. KR0HNE, Agent,
Ofllee Opposite 1'ostoflicc, Mvlngiton, Montana
F. B. TOLHURST
for the Tourist
A full lino of lino bakery ni.tl confoo
t'onnry goods niways on band, n1o Iro
cream and ices. Private cars nnd spec
ial orders given prompt attention.
1M 8. Mnln Strcat. Toloplmna S3 n.
Traveling mem' work a specialty.
or nlali rIohk flnlHli.
Work dono on short notice. 1 15 !f Fark
St., opposlto the N. P. Depot.
Patent Medicines, CI
gars,, Toilet Articles,
Finest Soda Fountain
on the N. P. Railway.
Opposite the Depot
Brewed from tho famous Gallatin
Valley Barley and choicest Hops.
PARK BOTTLING WORKS Agents
At uvmrnmron, mont.
Kalispell Malting I Brewing Go.
Brewers and Bottlem of
Best Beer and Best
Cream of Malt
Made from the Famous Western Barley
and Bohemian Hops
Guaranteed Absolutaly Pure
Havre Commercial Co.
It. W, bTIUNOFELLOW, I're. J Mgr.
A Large Department Store
We Buy and Sell for Cash. There
by Getting the Best Prices
Our Clothing. Shoe. Dry Gooas
and Millinery Departments
are the Largest in North Montana
Mall Orders Promptly Attended To
M3-M5 Second Street South
Great Fall, Moot.
JOHNSON CASKY, Iprittoc
wore isoac on anon woocc ini
Only FkitOaat Steam Laundry is
Great Falls. TclcsAoa ML
AH Klrdi of Bread and Cakes
Bread at Wholeiafe Prices
Free Delivery to All Parti of the City
315 South Main Street
QTATE 8AV1N03 DANK
Under slate aupcrvlilon nnd Jurladlctlon. In
tcreat pnld on depoflta. Hells oxchango avail
able In all the principal cities of tho United
Htateiand Euroj. Collections promply at
Always Open. We Never Bleep. Tclephono
anil icicgrapn orucra prumpii- hhhitch.-..
itary Mcunt Morian iomeiory as-
TUB DUTTE UNDERTAKBK
l'ractlcat Kmbalmcrs anu"Funoral Directors.
140 Weal l'ark 8t. Tclephono :7. Itealdonio
409 t-'outh Montana Btreot, Tclephono 70S-M.
l'ackago Express Mosjcnger Hon Ice.
SMOKERS' ARTICLES, CK1ARS
33 East Broadway BUTTE, MONT.
Butte Transfer Co.
Tll(. I.AVK1.I.K, I'roprlctur.
Baggagend Passengers Checked
TO ALL PARTS OF THE CITY.
Iliiggitgo Stored Any Length of Time
1'rco of Charge.
Phono No. Am. OPKN ALL NKSIIT
TROY LAUNDRY CO.
Will call for and deliver that laun
dry. Ring up Telephone 2. Re
member Troy Laundry, Telephone a.
33a South Main Street.
I LA laHAINUL
J. T. Williamson
Prompt Attention Given to
All IIiihIiu'hu ileforo U. H.
PlutHtuul Abstracts nf
ltecords u Specialty.
Wasco Warehouse Milling
Flour and All Kinds of Mill Teed
Try a Sack of In Celebrated
WHITE RIVER FLOUR
The Great Ilread Producer
Pure, Whito and Wholesomo
Made from Selected llluestem Wheat
THE DALLKS. ORKGON'
ArE ANN BAKEKV.
Birthday and Wedding- Cakes artistically
569 to 677 Twelfth Street.
Bt. Jefferson and Clay Su, Oakland, Cal.
PEOPLES EXPRESS CO.
412-418 Ninth Street, Oakland.
CaL Phone Main 325.
No extra charge for checking
baggage at hotels ?nd residences.
Our agents are on the trains, also
an agent at Sixteenth St. Station.
All baggage delivered promptly.
Mesmer Smith Co.
1118.26 Washington St., Oakland.
Footwear for AIL
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Q00D TREATMENT AND ONE