Glasgow Record

Selected items from the "Local Mention" column of the Glasgow Record, Robert H. Perrett, editor - March 25, 1895 to October 29, 1896. All opinions are those of Robert H. Perrett.  Unless otherwise noted, all items are from Page 4.

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March 1895

Mar 25, 1895
“Hank” Shufeldt is the happy father of a big baby girl.

Mar 28, 1895
From the Minot Journal we learn that the beloved wife of Frank Robinson, who was formerly a resident of Glasgow, died at her home in Harvey, N.D. inst. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson were married here three years ago, and were highly esteemed and respected. Mrs. Robinson leaves a son and a loving husband.

Sheriff Willis went up to Havre last Sunday night to arrest Ernest McGuire, who is wanted on a charge of assault and battery.

Mrs. Spears contemplates removing her household effects to to Spokane in the near future. Her son William, who is running on the Great Northern between Havre and Blackfoot, will be transferred to that point, and she will keep house for him. Robert, however, will remain in the employ of this office.

Master Lee Coleman entertained a number of young friends at a birthday party Saturday afternoon.

L.P. Roundy has concluded to dispose of his household effects, … and will remove further west, probably to someplace in Washington. Mrs. Roundy will go East on a visit.

April 1895

April 11, 1895, p.4
Wm. Newton and John Roke came down from Saco Saturday, bringing 46 Coyote hides.

Miss Lulu Rowell left on Tuesday evenings train for Pierre S.D., where she will stay with her Aunt and attend school.

W.P. Goff and Dick Hall, two old time hunter/trappers from the South Side of the Missouri were in town town Thursday with a pack outfit . They brought with them 1 bear, one mountain lion 3 wild-cat and 50 coyote hides.

April 18, 1895
Leslie Austin and Miss Allie Weaver were married in Havre at the Merchants hotel last Friday evening. The record wishes “Barney” and his wife happiness.

M.D. Hoyt, who was accidentally shot through the hand by a 45 caliber colt revolver last week, is attending to his practice of medicine as usual. The only inconvenience he suffers is in the manufacture of cigarettes.

Rev. J.A. Martin while in Malta last Monday, performed the ceremony that made Frank Murray and Mabel C. Brockway man and wife. Mr. Murray is a prominent sheep man living North of Harlem and Miss Brockway is one of Malta’s fair Belle’s.

April 28, 1895
When Elmer Bennett returned from his visit to the east some time ago few thought while he was gone that he enlisted in the ranks of the benedicts. The proof of this case was brought to light last Saturday night, when his wife arrived on No. 3. Mrs. Bennett, nee Miss Lena Dawking, hails from Chicago.

Mr. C.S. Leedy and Miss Rachael Desmon were united in marriage last Monday at Dodson. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Father Eberschweiler.

May 1895

May 2, 1895
Puck Powell and Lizzie Allen were married at Malta last evening by J.A. Martin.

Page 8: JESSIE DAVIS KILLED: Jesse Davis was killed at a ranch about 25 miles north (sic) of Malta last Saturday night. He, with a party of half a dozen other unknown men, went to the ranch of James Marshall on Beaver Creek, to execute a threat made some days previous. … Davis, approaching the door, told Marshall to come out. Marshall refused to move, and the door was opened and Davis crossed the threshold. As he did so, there was a flash, a loud report and Davis fell to the floor stone dead with a charge of shot directly to the neck. At this the rest of the party quickly mounted their horses and rode off in the darkness. … Jesse Davis is one of three brothers well known in and around Malta. He was the youngest of the three, being 22 years of age. … Marshall is a sheepman and lives on Beaver Creek just across the boundary line of Choteau and Valley counties. He is one of the firm of Mercer & Marshall and is quite a prosperous sheep owner.

May 11, 1895
James Sherry, a Great northern fireman, was held up and robbed of all the cash he had on his person last Saturday night.

May 16, 1895
A.J. McMillan received the sad intelligence yesterday that his mother in Cornwell Canada was not expected to live.

May 23, 1895
The trial of Charles Sepphic for the murder of William Allen at Culbertson last December will be heard before Judge DuBose in the district court Monday.

June 1895

June 6, 1895
Albert Weedum has recently built an addition to his residence, on east Chestnut street.

June 13, 1895
Mrs. Tessie McKinnon was called to the home of her mother in Alexandria, Ontario, last week. Her mother was not expected to live.

John Tapche and Miss Mary Krieger were united in marriage last Saturday, the Rev. Father Eberschweiler presiding.

George Alley, better known in Glasgow as "Big George" committed suicide at Leavenworth Washington last week by jumping into the Wanatchee River.

June 20, 1895
Thomas G. Mooney, who had his hip shattered last fall by being thrown from a load of hay, is not recovering as rapidly as might be expected, and is still on crutches.

A cyclone struck the town of Saco, 45 miles west of here Friday night, and created considerable damage considering the amount of property there was to damage. The town consists of a General Store, saloon and section house.

June 27, 1895 - Missing

July 1895

July 4, 1895
A sad accident befell the 3 year old baby girl of Mrs. Emmons, a passenger on the east bound passenger train yesterday [She fell from the window of the train, going 40 miles an hour, at Savoy, 100 miles west of Glasgow]. Mrs. Emmons was accompanied by her sister, and was on her way from Portland to Detroit for a visit. Her husband is a well known business man of Portland being a member of the firm of Smith and Emmons. [The remains were embalmed in Glasgow, by Dr. Hoyt].

July 11, 1895
J.R. DeRobbins is just as proud and probably more so this week than is Grover Cleveland. His wife last Sunday presented him with a big baby girl. Mother and child are both doing nicely.

Jul 18, 1895
Andrew Nelson was in from his sheep ranch Tuesday. He finished up shearing Wednesday, the clip amounting to to about 40,000 pounds

July 25, 1895
R.H. McNeil left last evening for Spokane Falls. "Rusty" will investigate the resources of the famous Kootenai Country and return to Glasgow next Spring.

August 1895

Aug 1, 1895
Word was received here Sunday of the death of Mrs. A. McMillan, mother of A.J. and Hugh, of this city, which occurred on that day in Alexandria, Ont. Heart trouble was the cause of death. Her daughter, Mrs. McKinnon, was called home quite some time ago on account of her mother's illness and was present at the time of her death.

James Fox and Miss Mary Falvey were united in the Holy Bonds of wedlock Monday morning in the catholic church. Rev. Father Eberschwieler performed the ceremony. Mr. Fox is one of Glasgow's oldest and most respected residents, having been connected with various business enterprises since the inception of the town. The bride is well known in the vicinity, being the sister of Frank Falvey, formerly of this place but now a resident of White Earth , N.D.

Aug 8, 1895
Mrs. Rush, the sister of Milt Harrah, the popular Cherry Creek sheepman, who has been visiting her brother this summer, left Tuesday for her home in Virginia.

Richard Friedl received the sad news by telegram this morning that his father, who has for sometime been at the point of death in St. Paul, had died of cancer of the mouth. ... His sister, Miss Katie, left last week and was with her father at the time of his death. The deceased was 60 years old and was one of the best known tailors of the Twin Cities.

Frank Lemmer was tendered a surprise Tuesday evening by a small coterie of his friends. The affair was in honor of his 25th birthday.

Glasgow Record - Aug 15, 1895 “Local Mention” page 4
Wm. Gallagher, the well known fireman on this division, returned Monday night from St. Paul, where he was called to have his eyes examined. While east, Mr. Gallagher paid a short visit to his home near Sauk Centre.

Aug 22, 1895
We learn with regret that Ira Aldrich, who has been working on the Soo road, lost part of his hand recently while making a coupling. Ira is an old time Glasgowite, and his many friends regret his misfortune.

Cornelius Hedges of Helena, father of Henry Hedges, of Saco, passed through Glasgow Saturday on his way to Boston.

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Illman died last Thursday. The funeral occurred Friday and was attended by many. Mr. and Mrs. Illman are recent arrivals to Glasgow, but they have the sympathy of the entire community in their bereavement. This is the second child they have lost in infancy.

August 29, 1895
Born to the wife of Harry Neat, on Tuesday night, August 27th, a baby girl. Mother and child are doing nicely, and the father's hat won't fit.

A section hand named William Alexander was drowned in the Missouri River at Wolf Point Sunday evening. The man, with some Dagoes who were working with him on the section, had gone to the river to wash some of their clothes, after which Alexander proposed they take a swim. The Dagos were afraid to go into the water and Alexander went in alone, leaving them on the bank to watch him. He had started to swim across the river, but when reaching the middle he got caught in a whirlpool. ... It was learned that the unfortunate man had formerly worked on a ranch in the Judith Basin, and had worked on the section but nine days. He was originally from a town in the vicinity of Canton, Ohio, the name of which is unknown. At that place he has a sister, to whom he had written a few days prior to his death.

September 1895

September 5, 1895
By mistake THE RECORD last week said that there had been born to Mrs. Harry Neat a girl baby. The article should have read Mrs. Harry Neeland.

Mrs. James Currington went to Wolf Point last Tuesday on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Charles Bartlett. Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett are the happy parents of a girl baby which made its arrival on Monday of this week.

Died, on Tuesday evening, September 3rd at their home in Tampico, at 7 o’clock, Mrs. Rosan Sherry, beloved wife of Andrew Sherry. Mrs. Sherry was born at Ballantrie Scotland, in the year 1852. She had resided with her husband in Valley County for a number of years, and was the mother of seven children, six of whom are living. … The funeral will occur from their home to-day and the remains will be interred in the cemetery at this place.

September 12, 1895
Andrew Sherry is reported quite ill this week. He is confined to his bed. Mr. Sherry buried his wife last week.

September 19, 1895
Invitations are out announcing the wedding of Gilbert Samuelson to Miss Jennie Bergquist, which will occur next Wednesday evening, the 25th, at the Methodist Church.

Paul Hoey came over town Sunday all smiles, and the aliclarity of his step showed that he was feeling exceptionally good. On being questioned it was found that the cause of his happiness laid in the fact of the arrival on Saturday, the 14th inst., of a 12 pound baby boy in the home.

District Court Docket - Civil
Mrs. B.V. Heinline vs George P. Heinline
Annie Knapp vs Dan Knapp

September 26, 1895

Gilbert Samuelson and Miss Jennie Bergquist were united in the holy bonds of wedlock Wednesday evening at 6 o’clock. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J.A. Martin in the Methodist church. C.W. Campher and Miss Bertha Shanley acted as best man and lady. … After the ceremony the couple were driven to the residence of the bride’s cousin, Mrs. J. Hancock, where at 8 o’clock a grand reception was given. … Mr. and Mrs. Samuelson will make their residence at the old Richie residence on the north side.

October 1895

October 3, 1895
Mrs. L. Hoffman left the latter part of the week for a visit with friends at Breckenridge, Minn.

October 10, 1895
The eight months old girl baby of Mr. and Mrs. Grandon died yesterday, the 9th, of cholera infantum. The parents have the sympathy of all.

October 17, 1895
Chas. E. Hall sent a head of cabbage to the Cascade county fair this month and received word that it won second place in the agricultural exhibit. The cabbage was grown on Sanford Blanchers ranch just west of town, and is a remarkably fine specimen.

October 24, 1895
Born to the wife of James A. McKenzie, Thursday October 17, a baby girl. Mother and child are doing nicely.

October 31, 1895
The many old friends of John Kendall will be pleased to learn that he has entered the felicitous realm of the benedicts. The name of the charming young lady of his choice is Susie Myers, one of Williston's fairest young society belles. The ceremony was performed Friday at Devils Lake, N.D. in the presence of a number of friends of the contracting parties. Mr. Kendall is one of the most popular engineers on the Great Northern system. For several years he has been running in and out of Glasgow. Mr. and Mrs. Kendall will make their home in Williston.

Coroner Harley and Dr. M.D. Hoyt were called to Culbertson Monday to hold an inquest over the remains of Joseph Jasper, who died suddenly at that place. Death, it was found, resulted from an over indulgence of liquor. The deceased was an old timer in these parts, his residence dating back into the early days.

The Havre Herald contains the following announcement of the marriage of two of Glasgow’s former residents. The bride was only recently divorced from from her former husband at the last term of court, and as the new law forbids divorced persons marrying in the state within a year from the time the divorce is granted, the two went to Canada,, where the nuptial knot was tied. “On Thursday the 17th, Will H. Means and Mrs. Beatrice Heinlien were married in Maple Creek, Canada. Mr. Means has been a resident of Northern Montana for the past five years, and has earned an enviable reputation for honor, ableness and industry. Mrs. Heinlein is an engaging and and accomplished lady from St. Paul. And during her short stay in Montana, has by her pleasant ways made a host of warm friends.”

November 1895

November 7, 1895
Able, the popular Saco rancher, returned on the belated train yesterday from Chicago. Bob brought back with him a lifetime companion and helpmeet, who will share alike the joys and sorrows, the fortunes and adversities of future life. May the pathways of Mr. and Mrs. Able be strewn with roses and be trod only by the goddess of fortune is the wish of Bob's host of friends in the community.

November 14, 1895
Born to the wife of John Smith of Glasgow, Sunday morning the 10th inst., a 10 pound baby boy.

Wm. Gallagher, who for a long time has been firing on this division of the Great Northern, received the notice of his dismissal from the employ of the company this week. He will go up to Havre tonight, where it is hoped that he will be able to "square" himself.

November 21, 1895
A marriage license was issued in Choteau County last Saturday to Benjamin F. Davidson, the other important personage named in the document being Pearl V. Major, formerly of this place but now of Havre. Mr. Davidson is one of the most popular engineers on the Great Northern System, and has since the towns inception made Glasgow his headquarters. In an interview with THE RECORD man he stated that the happy event would occur December 20th in Havre.

November 28, 1895
Mrs. F. Dampler came down from Havre Monday in connection with a divorce suit which was pending in the district court and in which she was the plaintiff. The divorce was granted and she returned to Havre on the evening train.

We learn from the Chinook Opinion that William Clifton, who was well known around Saco, died at a sheep ranch near Chinook on the 18th inst., Death was caused by injuries sustained while he was unhitching a team. He left one of the inside tugs hooked and the horses became nervous and started to run. In endeavoring to stop them Clifton was thrown to the ground and the wagon ran over him about the stomach. Clifton was a native of England and about 35 years old. The remains were interred at Chinook Cemetery.

R.R. Myers and Miss Florence Prentice were united in the holy bonds of wedlock at the home of the brides parents, at this place Wednesday evening Nov. 27, at 6:00 o'clock. The ceremony was performed by Mr. J.A. Martin. George McKinzie and Laura Prentice acted as best man and lady. Mr. Myers is at present one of the most popular young conductors on this division of the Great Northern. The bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.H. Prentice.

Samuel Way, who for the past five years had charge of the station at Kintyre, was found dead in his bed Tuesday morning by conductor Reed. Coroner George Harley went down yesterday, and made an investigation. Death resulted from heart failure and there was no evidence of the deceased having suffered in the least. The body was brought to Glasgow and will be shipped to relatives in Iowa. The deceased was 46 years of age and a native of Canada. He was a “grass” widower and has children in Iowa.

December 1895

December 5, 1895
W.S. Griffith and Mrs. F. Damplier were united in the bonds of holy matrimony in Williston last Monday. Both parties are former residents of Glasgow, but have lately resided in Havre. Mrs. Dampler is the former wife of Fred Dampler, from whom she has lately been divorced.

December 12, 1895
B.J. Davidson, the popular engineer, left to-day for Havre, where we understand, he will be united in marriage with Miss Pearl V. Major of this place.

December 19, 1895
Wm. Reeves, of Malta, has closed up his saloon at that place and with his wife gone to Stillwater, Mont., where Mrs. Reeves parents reside.

The marriage of Benjamin Davison and Miss Pearl V. Major was solemnized at Havre on Thursday evening last. A.J. Broadwater acted as best man and Mrs. W. S. Griffith, the bride's sister as bridesmaid. Mrs. Burrington, mother of the bride, served an elaborate supper.

December 26, 1895
Public School Report - The Following, based on the result of a written examination, is the standing of the pupils in the Glasgow public school at the close of the Autumn term:
Fifth Grade - Marks obtainable 800:
Roy Hall--662
Ida Hoffman--555
Ernest Beedle--538
Lee Coleman--509
Wallace Kellison--505
Alfred Rasmussen--446
Fourth Grade - Marks Obtainable 700:
Grace Martin--662
Mabel McCannon--639
Bail Kellison--601
Florence Kerr--544
Robert Hayden--521
John Hayfield--505
Nettie Beede--488
Stanis Suss--444
Delbert Rasmussen--435
John Altmeyer--427
Third Grade Marks obtainable 600:
Percy McCannon--505
Charlie Harris--489
Rosie Sargent--461
Lizzie Bretzki--440
James McVee--420
Charlie Hall--407
Sarah Harris--402
Joe Kinney--391
May Hancock--369
Van Stillwell--353
Mary Camela--349
Peter Altmeyer--317
Second Grade - Marks obtainable 500:
Charlie Burris--413
Grace Truscott--405
Bertie McCannon--394
Michael Suss--345
Frank Polley--343
Cloud Stillwell--333
Alfred Whitbread--295
Julia Camela--282
Harry Hayden--273
Peter Rohde--258
First Grade A-Marks obtainable 500
Charlie Rhode--420
Siddie Truscott--381
Agnes Harrison--347
Irene Polley--346
Fanny Kriestt--345
Carl Shanley--334
Albert McIntyre--327
Charlie Hoffman--318
Ella Jones--304
Guy Beede--303
Walter Whitbred--287
Peter Camela--282
Annie Altmeyer--221
First Grade B – Marks obtainable 400
Oral Grandin--270
Minnie Bretzke--278
Eddie Clone--266
Bertie Hayden--253
Bernard Suss--243
Warren Fryburg--225
Lilah Polley--194
Henry Smith--190
Tommie Kinney--173
Willie Duckett--164
Guy Duckett--145
First Grade C – Marks obtainable 100
Eugene Booth--95
Willie Hayfield--87
Ida Wheeler--60
Jacob Altmeyer--55
Number enrolled for term, 75
P.A. Moir, Principal

January 1896

January 2, 1896
We learn with little surprise that our old friend, R.L.Conatser, the genial and gentlemanly head cook for the Home Land and Cattle Company at Pearmond, contemplates shortly entering the realm of the benedicts. The young lady of his choice is said to be from Tennessee.

January 9, 1896
The Epworth League, at their meeting last week, elected the following officers: President, Annie Kent; first vice president, Miss Brooks; second vice president, Bertha Shandley; secretary, Miss Rapp; treasurer, James Weedom.

Odd Fellows officers for next term: Jas. Stephens, N.G., O.D. Polley, V.G; J.J. Kerr, treasurer; Ernest McKinney, warden; J.A. Martin, Conductor.

S.L. Goddard, one of the best known young brakeman on this section of the Great Northern, has rented the residence formerly occupied by R.X. Lewis. ... We are informed that he will marry one of Williston's most charming and attractive young ladies.

J.C. Gilbert with his wife and four children has been living on a ranch on the Missouri River, about 60 miles south of here. Saturday last the entire family was taken ill [with diptheria] ... Sunday night one of the children, a boy three years old, died ... Tuesday, his little five-year-old sister followed him in death.

A marriage licence was issued Tuesday to George Easton and Miss Jennie White, both of Tampico. The ceremony occurs today at the home of the bride's parents. Miss White is a daughter of George White.

January 16, 1896
Ed. Reardon, a well known brakeman of Havre, came down Monday and took the first degree with the Masons.

Thomas Dunn and Miss Della De Hotelle were united in holy wedlock Wednesday evening at 6 o'clock. The ceremony was performed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jones, Rev. J.A. Martin officiating.

January 23, 1896
S.P. Mitchell, of Culbertson, is the happy father of a brand new baby boy. The young man made his advent into the world on Monday, the 13th.

Mrs. Bettie A. Null and daughter Eva Null have filled a damage suit in district court against the Great Northern Railway company for $20,000. It will be remembered that John Null was a freight conductor on this division and that while his train was going full speed and while he was going over the same his head was struck by a bridge and was instantly killed.

January 30, 1896
Sarah, the 10-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Harris, died Tuesday night of diptheria. The funeral occurred Wednesday.

NOTICE: All persons indebted to R.X. Lewis, of the Valley County Gazette, are hereby notified that the same must be paid solely to Mrs. R.X. Lewis, or her attorney, who will give full and legal receipt for said payments. Payments made to any other person will be void. - MRS R.X. LEWIS.

February 1896

February 6, 1896
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Sieverson, on Thursday Jan. 30, a ten-pound baby boy. Mother and child are doing nicely.

Miss Theresa Mooney has returned Sunday night from an extended visit with her parents in Minnesota. Miss Theresa is one of the cities most charming young ladies, and her many friends are delighted over her return.

Rev. J.A. Martin is the proud and happy father of a eight-pound baby girl, the proud young miss having made her advent Tuesday night, the 4th inst. Mother and daughter are both doing well.

Miss Belle Brooks and Frank Shanley were married at Melrose, Minn., Thursday last. Miss Brooks left Glasgow on the noon train Tuesday, arriving at her destination at 2:00PM. Thursday. The ceremony took place at 4 p.m. the same day.

John Curry was shot and killed by James Winters Saturday at the old Tressler Ranch south of Landusky. The particulars are very meagre, but from the evidence that was given at the coroner’s inquest it appears that Currey was the aggressor and that the killing was entirely justifiable. Curry and Winters had trouble over an irrigation ditch the day previous and Curry told Winters that he would give him “just ten days to get off that claim.” On Saturday Curry went to Winter’s Ranch and the two again had trouble. One shot was heard by the witness, who was in the house, and Winters rushed in, procured his shotgun and went out again. Several shots were then exchanged, and when the witness went out, Curry was lying dead. Winters is well known in this County, having one time been engaged in business in Malta. He is spoken of as a quiet, inoffensive man, and was undoubtably forced into trouble. After the killing, Winters went to the Browen Ranch, about 20 miles from Malta, where he gave himself up to the Choteau county authorities Monday.

February 13, 1896
The recovery of James D. Savage, who was recently taken from Malta to the hospital at Benton, is now considered very doubtful. His friends in the east have been advised of his condition, and requested to come and see him before he gets any worse.

February 27, 1896
Mrs. R.X. Harris left the later part of the week for Spokane in response to a telegram that her sister, Mrs. Neebone, was not expected to live.

James D. Savage is rapidly recovering.

Wm. Gallagher left on last evening's evening’s train for Anaconda, where he will endeavor to secure employment. Mr. Gallagher was at one time one of the "top" firemen of the Great Northern, but affiliations with the A.R.U. caused his dismissal.

p. 8 - We learn from the Anaconda standard that Winfield Newton, a brother of Wm. Newton of this city, who started last fall with a party of Anaconda millrights for South Africa, is returning home, his mind having become deranged by the sea voyage. … He has a sister, Miss Grace Newton, in Butte and employed as stenographer in the Burke & Boston Office. His parents live in Seattle.

March 1896

March 5, 1896
Chas. E. Hall left on the noon train today for a visit to his old home in Pennsylvania. He will be gone about a month.

March 12, 1896
Michael Suss took out his naturalization papers before Judge DuBose Tuesday, and is now a full citizen of the United States.

Sheriff Willis left last night for Deer Lodge with John Carrington, who will serve a life sentence for rape. Mary, his sister, and the victim of his crime, has also been taken west, where she will be better cared for and provided with a home.

An old Indian known as Tobacco Eater was shot and killed at Culbertson Friday by Frank Cusker. It appears the Indian had a son attending Fort Peck School against his will. He wanted the boy at home and sent for him. The boy ran away from school and the agency authorities sent Frank Cusker and R. Renz to the old man's place near Culbertson, with orders to bring the boy back to the agency. On applying at the old Indian’s cabin for the truant, the old drew a gun and threatened to kill the officers if they attempted to take the boy away. He was finally disarmed, but immediately afterwards secured a large butcher knife and made a desperate attack upon Renz. Cusker feared the Indian would kill Renz, and drawing his revolver, fired. Cusker was given a hearing before Justice Bauer, at which county attorney Evans and Sheriff Willis were present. The justice deemed the case justifiable and Cusker was dismissed. The boy was taken back to the reservation.

March 19, 1896
John Taylor his wife and daughter, Miss Grace, of Saco, were in town Tuesday. They left on the noon train yesterday for Waseca, Minn., their former home.

March 26, 1896
Ernest McKinney went down to Pearmond Tuesday, where for the coming season will prepare sour-dough bread and sowbelly for the hungry cowboys of Harry Rudders outfit.

April 1896

April 2, 1896
Born on Monday, March 30th, to the wife of W.H. Beary, a boy.

The newborn babe of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Beary died Tuesday night. The parents have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in their bereavement.

April 9, 1896
Mrs. F.M. Fryburg left Saturday for Minneapolis to attend the funeral of her brother, who died in the south recently of Bright's disease, and whose remains were shipped to Minnesota for enternment.

April 18, 1896
Michael MaMahon and Miss Annie Johnson, both of this city, were united in the holy bonds of wedlock Thursday evening the 9th inst., Justice Morrin performed the ceremony in a most impressive manner.

April 23, 1896
Born - to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schumacher, at Williston, on Tuesday the 14th inst., a baby girl.

August 27, 1896
W.H. Beary and W.J. Griffith returned Sunday from Helena, where they were witnesses in the damage suit of Mrs. B.A. Null vs. the Great Northern. Mrs. Null, they inform us, secured judgement of $10,400.

April 30, 1896
Mrs. George Easton, nee White, left last week for Fort McGuiness to join her husband. Mr. Easton has charge of a large stock ranch at that place.

In the executive committee chosen by the Montana Stock Growers association at Miles City last week, Northern Montana is represented as follows: Valley County, J.L. Harrison and M.E. Milner; Choteau County Jno. Harris and C.J. McNamara; Fergus County, S.S. Hobson and R.S. Hamilton; Teton County, W.K. Floweree.

FOR THE MILK RIVER RANGE – It is estimated that about 30,000 head of cattle from Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico will be turned on the Milk River Range this season. The ranges of Montana are becoming narrowed down on account of the rapidity with which its agricultural resources are being developed, and the Milk river valley may now be said to be the only great pasture land in the state. That the proposed influx of cattle will tax the the ranges of this valley cannot be denied, and stockmen express some fear that should the present season be a dry one, the ranges will not accommodate the vast bands of cattle that will be thrown upon them. Following are the names of the Stockmen who intend increasing their herds during the present season, with the number of cattle they contemplate bringing in:
Con Kohrs, 8,000; C.W. Price, 3,000; Benton and St. Louis Cattle Co., 1,000; Robert Coburn 4,000; J. Sieben, 1,000; Mmes. Ford and Hill, 1,000; D.A.G. Floweree, 1,500 yearlings; C.J. McNamara 1,000; Geo. Bowers, 1,000; Stadler and Kaufman, 1,000; Preuitt & Phelps, 1,000; P.O. Brewster, 2,500; Colin Hunter, 5,000; Bloom Cattle Co. 5,000. In the latter two cases the cattle come from New Mexico and Arizona. In most of the other cases the new arrivals come from Idaho and Utah.

May 1896

Thursday, May 7, 1896
Miss Sarah Petersen left last week for her home in Minnesota in response to a message announcing the dangerous illness of her father.

May 14, 1896
T.M. Everett and Addie B. Hemphill, both of Harlem, were united in marriage last evening in the parlors of the Coleman Hotel. Justice Morrin performed the ceremony.

May 21, 1896
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Whitbred and Mrs. L. Hoffman left last week for a visit to boulder.

May 28, 1896
Joe Horn, of Culbertson, took out his naturalization papers before Judge DuBose yesterday.

Five persons of foreign birth were made full citizens at the present term of the court. They are H.J. Peterson, of Culbertson; Miles Roach Sr., of Hinsdale; Archie and Malcolm Blue, of Saco, and Albert Weedum, of this place.

Albert Merril, of Minneapolis, a cousin of Mrs. S. Blanchard arrived in Glasgow yesterday and is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Blanchard at the ranch.

Word was received here Saturday morning of the death of Mrs. J.A. Martin at Winston, Minn., the night previous. The funeral occurred Monday. Mrs. Martin had been suffering from consumption for sometime, and prior to leaving here, May 1st, was so low that she was not expected to live. ... Her death deprives a husband of a loving and faithful wife and a four-month's-old child of a kind and affectionate mother.

June 1896

June 4, 1896
Mrs. S.W. Morrin returned Tuesday from a visit to her former home at Mennominie, Wisconsin. Mrs. Morrin was called east on account of the illness of her mother, who died just prior to her arrival. Aside from the grief caused by the death of her mother, Mrs. Morrin reports a most enjoyable visit.

June 11, 1896
Born, to the wife of Harry Neat, Monday June 8th, a baby girl.

Bill Gay, the murderer of William Macke, was hanged at Helena Monday at 11 o'clock.

John Gruye, former conductor on this division of the Great Northern, but now of Minneapolis arrived Sunday and is visiting friends at this place. Rumor has it that Joney, when he leaves, will carry off one of Glasgows most handsome and charming young ladies and take her to a home he has provided in Minneapolis.

June 18, 1896
Born to the wife of Frank Illman, Saturday, June 13th, a baby boy.

June 24, 1896
Wm. Garland, brother of R.W. Garland, of Malta was in Glasgow Friday.

Pearly Smith, the young boy who was taken with diptheria a month ago, died Saturday at 2 o'clock. The deceased, it was thought was fully recovered, and was up and around an hour previous to his death. ... The deceased was formerly a passenger brakeman on the Great Northern, in which capacity he was employed at the time he was taken sick. He has relatives in Madison, Wisconsin, who were at once advised of his death. The remains were requested forwarded to them, which was done Tuesday by the local lodge of Odd Fellows, of which he was a member.

Mrs. R. W. Garland, wife of County Commissioner Garland, of Malta died at the home of her sister in Great Falls on Thursday last. Mrs. Garland had been visiting her sister and became the mother of a baby girl on the 6th inst. Both Mother and child were doing nicely and in a fair way of recovery until the 15th, when the little one was taked ill. [The next evening] the little one passed away. … Mr. Garland had the mother and child both lain in the same casket and passed through Glasgow with them Friday. The remains were taken to Cargill, Canada, the former home of the deceased for interment.

July 1896

July 2, 1896
Mr. & Mrs. J. Gruye returned from there bridal tour in the western part of the state. They left yesterday for Minneapolis, where they will make their future home.

Mr. and Mrs Jas. Fox are the proud parents of a bouncing baby girl, which made its advent into their home on Saturday night. Both mother and child are doing well.

At Havre Tuesday evening Miss Clara C. Hatch and Mr. James Sherwood were united in the holy bonds of wedlock. Miss Hatch is well known at this place, where she has taught school for a year past, and her many friends unite in wishing her a long and happy life.

July 9, 1896
The one year old child of Mr. and Mrs. M. Suss died yesterday afternoon of pneumonia.

The sad news comes from Poplar that the five-year-old son of Dr. and Mrs. Atkinson was drowned in Poplar River a few days ago. The little fellow was playing on a log overhanging the stream and in some manner lost his balance and fell in. The body was recovered a short time after.

July 16, 1896
Stanislaw Suss, son of M. Suss of this city left Sunday for Harlem, where he will make his future home with Rev. Father Eberschweller.

A quiet little wedding occurred at ye editor's private abode last Saturday evening, the contracting parties being Mr. A. Johnson and Miss Tillie Johnson, both of Nashua. The ceromony was performed by justice Morrin in his usual impressive manner.. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson will remain in Nashua for a time.

Card of thanks - We feel ourselves obliged to publicly express our most sincere thanks to all those who, during the deadly illness of our beloved baby Wilhelm and after his death, showed us so great charity in word and deed and consoled us so much in our deep disstress. - Michael and Antonia Suss.

July 23, 1896
Conductor E.A. Sharpe has purchased a ranch two miles out of Williston and is going into the cattle raising business.

GC page 4 July 30, 1896
Mrs. A.L. Thompson, of Winchester, Ohio, daughter of Mrs. Lippincott and a sister of O.F. Cutting, arrived from St. Paul on Friday's train and is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Cutting at their ranch.

Mrs. Tess McKinnon returned yesterday from an extended visit with friends and relatives in Minnesota. Miss Myrtle McMillian, her sister, accompanied her from Grand Forks, where she has been attending school.

August 1896

August 6, 1896
Miss Tena Currington went down to Poplar last week to spend a visit with her sister, Mrs. Chas. Bartlett.

Paul Keller and Tony Molstead took out their citizenship papers in the district court Tuesday evening. Two more good Bryan votes.

Wm. Garland, brother of R.W. Garland, of Malta, was in Glasgow a couple of days this week and took out his naturalization papers.

Advices from Malta are to the effect that David Knight, a well known old time range rider of this section, was found dead in a woodshed in the rear of the saloons of that place. Knight was a cripple, having had both his feet frozen several years ago, and was an inveterate drinker. We understand that his body showed no signs of violence or self-destruction, and it is generally conceded that his death is the result of excessive drink.

August 13, 1896
Since the present bounty law went into effect March 1, 1895, there has been 3,211 Coyotes and 510 wolves killed in Valley County.

J.B. Randall and Miss Maggie A. Clark were arrivals from Pearmond on Tuesday’s train. Mr. Randall was not long in town before the object of his visit became apparent to his old friends. The alacrity of hisd step as he pranced to and from the Clerk of Court’s Office in the courthouse demonstrated that Johnnie had business of unusual importance to transact with the official. Such prove to be the case. A marriage licence was issued, and in the evening the parlors of the Coleman Hotel were the scene of a pretty but quiet wedding. Rev. Martin performed the ceremony uniting the young couple in holy wedlock. Mr. Randall is well known in this part of Montana, having resided in the vicinity for a number of years, and is an upright, honorable and industrious young man. … His newly made wife is a recent arrival from Nebraska and a sister of John Clark, a prominent businessman of Pearmond.

August 20, 1896
Dorothy, the little daughter of J.J. Kerr had the misfortune to fall out of a swing Monday and break her collarbone. The injury was dressed by Dr. Hoyt and she’s doing as well as could be expected.

At Poplar last Saturday was solemnized the wedding of D.R. Sullivan and Miss Tena Carrington, both of this city. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Lindsey … Mr. Sullivan is one of the prominent young business men of this city and both he and his newly made bride are well known and have a large circle of friends.

September 1896

September 3, 1896
M.C. Mckinney, better known as "cold biscuit Joe" has been in the city this past week shaking hands with his many friends.

Word has reached here of the death of Alex Gott, which occurred last week at Salt Lake City, Utah. The deceased was well known in Glasgow, having held a position as station agent for a long time. He was one of the fastest foot racers in the country, and his sudden demise caused a pang of regret to all of his acquaintances in this section. The cause of death was cholera Morbus.

September 10, 1896
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Manley are the happy parents of a bouncing baby boy, who made it's advent into the house Saturday morning. Although the mother was very low, yet she is rapidly recovering.

An increase in THE RECORD force this week has rendered the editor in a rather unfit condition for editorial harness, therefore our local page may be somewhat scant. The new arrival came Saturday night and is an 8 pound boy. [Robert H. Perrett is editor and publisher].

Alone and among strangers, Mrs. Mary Schultz, an old lady of something like 60 years, died in this city Tuesday night. Mrs. Schultz was taken off the west-bound passenger train Tuesday evening in an unconcious condition., having at that time been unconcious 6 hours. Dr. Hoyt took care of her and she was kindly cared for at the Coleman Hotel. She was on her way to Los Angeles, California from Minneapolis and had been taken with apoplexy. Telegrams have been sent to Minneapolis and Los Angeles in search of relatives to learn what disposition is to be made of the coropse, but up to this time, no response has been received.

September 17, 1896
Hon. Dudley Dubose came down Sunday, to investigate the insanity case of Wm. Fisher.

Mrs. Emma Shumate of Denver, Ind., sister of J.S. Robbins of this city, is a guest at the Hotel Coleman Sunday.

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Edwards died Monday morning. The sympathy of the community is extended to the bereaved parents.

The three-month-old infant of Mr. and Mrs. Illman died Sunday of Colera Infantum. The bereaved parents have the heartfelt sympathy of the community.

David Kelso and Miss May English, of this city, were married at Great Falls last week. Mr. Kelso is one of the oldest and most trustworthy employees of the Great Northern and a very popular young man. Mrs. Kelso is a charming lady, and a sister of the English boys of this city. The happy couple are now domiciled at the Hotel Windsor. many friends extend congratulations - Havre Herald.

October 1896

October 10, 1896
Mrs. Shanley left on Tuesday's train for a two-month visit with her son Frank at Melrose, Minn. October 15, 1896.

Mrs. B.J. Davidson has been dangerously ill during the past week, caused by the sudden news of her sister's death in Havre.

George Dunnell made a flying ride over to the Prentice Ranch on the Missouri River Saturday night to convey to Mrs. W.S. Griffith the news of the death of her sister in Havre.

The sad news of the death of Miss Rebecca Burrington at Havre last Friday night and which was received here Saturday, caused a feeling of deep regret to come over all the former acquaintances of the family at this place. Rebecca was the 14 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Burrington and a half-sister of Mrs. B.J. Davidson, Mrs. W.S. Griffith and Chauncey Burrington, Jr. of this city. The cause of her sudden death is said to have been due to heart failure. Her father met with a slight accident a short time prior to her death and the shock caused her death after a very short illness. The funeral occurred at Havre Monday.

Word was received here this week of the death of Harry Wright at Buffalo, New York. Mr. Wright was one of the best known ranchers around Saco and was a prosperous young man. Recently he started on for his home in England to be married, but on his road was taken ill in Buffalo. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. Fred Groves of Hinsdale and his remains have been sent for and will be enterred in the cemetery at this place.

October 22, 1896
The funeral of Harry Wright, late of Saco, this county, occured at this city Sunday. The remains were received at the Methodist Church where the funeral services were conducted by Rev. M. Polley Sunday morning.

October 29, 1896
Page 1: Democratic Ticket for Valley County: Judge of the tenth district – Dudley Du Bose; Senator – Chas. S. Hurd; Representative – Chas E. Hall; Sheriff – Daniel C. Kyle; County Attorney – Lindell.P. Evans; Clerk of the District Court – Mark D. Hoyt; Trasurer – F.M. Fryburg; Assessor – Thos. Dunn; Clerk and Recorder – Oscar S. Cutting; Commissioners – Frank Lemmer, E.W. Tucker, Thos. Cushing; Superintendent of Schools – J.B. Booth; County Surveyor – A.W. Mahon; Public Administrator – Robert Renz; Coroner – S.W. Morrin.

p. 4 - Al Pierson, a cowboy, of Malta, was almost instantly killed last week by a horse falling on him. His neck was broken and he expired a few minutes after. Dr. Hoyt embalmed the remains at the request of relatives in Cheyenne, and they were shipped to that place for burial.

John Cunnans and Miss Lucy Isabel were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at Culbertson on the 28th. The wedding occured at the residence of Wm. McBride.

A pretty little wedding occurred at the Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hoffman yesterday afternoon, the occasion being the marriage of their daughter, Maggie, to O.D. Green, of Havre. The ceromony was performed by John Kent.

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