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Vote Your Ballots
The follo~wilng are eanlidat es tfor officers of the Miontana
Slate FIeder'ation i1' Labor:
FOR PRESIDENT-STEVE ELY, SAND COULEE, MONT.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT-J. C. WHITELEY, BUTTE, MONT.
FOR 8ECRETARY-TREASURER--J. T. TAYLOR, LEHIGH,
The above eandidatles have been endorsed by:
The Silver How 'Trales and Labor Co(rncil.
IThe H elerna Ira les Counc(il.
The Cascad.le Trades ead Larbor Assembly.
Andl many local uiinions throughot the stale.
Vote for These Candidates Regardless
of the Fact That Messrs. Donoghue and
Partelow Have Declined the Issue
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS.
Chicago, Sept. 20.----Profit-taking
sales on the part of new buyers of
corn acquired sufficient volume to
day to operate as more than a coun
Serbalance for bullish sentiment asso-.
ciated with prospects that rainy
weather would delay receipts. The
market closed weak, c1/2 to 1% c net
lower, with December at $1.233/. to
$1.23%7 and May at $1.21% to
$1.21%/. Oats lost %e to /2c. In
provisions the outcome varied from
SiOc decline to a rise of 7c.
Although at first, the corn market
showed a somewhat pronounced up
ward tendency, the latter dealings
were mostly in favor of the bears. It
was a popular view early that the re
cent big smash in grain quotations
hald overdiscountled all bearish fac
tors in corn, as compared with other
commodities, and that the market
should now he governed by any cur
rent influence which ordinarily would
work toward higher prices.
Oats were swayed by the action of
Slowness of both domestic and for
eign shipping demand had a depress
ing effect on provisions. For the
most part higher quotations on hogs
Corn-No. 2 mixed, $1.481½; No.
2 yellow, $1.49 l 1.5 0.
Oats-No. 2 white, 683V 8161%c;
No. 3 white, 66%4i@691/2c.
Rye -.No. 2, $1.44.
Timothy-$8.50 f. 11.25.
Ribs-- $19 20.
Butter, Eggs and P'oultry.
Butter- 1Market steady. Cream
cry, 47@ 55 1' c.
Eggs-Market hilgher. Receipts,
3,086 cases. Firsts, 45Gc, i:46qc;
ordinary firsts, 398@41c; at mark,
cases included, 390, 44c; storage
packed firsts. 461 .r 47c.
MI NNEAPOLIS GRAIN.
Minneapolis, Sept. 20.--Wheat---
Receipts 405 cars, compared with
377 cars a year ago. Cash. No. 1
northern, $2.45 @ 2.60.
Corn---No. 3 yellow, $1.44 qi 1.45.
Oats- --No. 3 white. 65%.S 0 68 %c.
Flax-$ 4.81 @ 4.84.
Flour-- Unchanged. Shipments,
Barley-95c @ $1.24.
Rye-No. 2, $1.40%.
Chicago, Sept. 20.--Hogs----Re
ceipts. 8,000. Market mostly 25c
higher than yesterday's average.
heavy, $16.508@1 : medium, $16.75
@ 18.25; light, $17@1S.25; light
light, $16@. 17.50; heavy packing
sows, smooth, $email@example.com: pack
ing saws, rough. $firstname.lastname@example.org; pigs,
Cattle-Receipts, 2.500. Market
slow. Beef steers, medium and
heavy weight, choice and prime.
$email@example.com; medium and good,
$11 815 50; common, $8.25@1 10.75;
light weight, good and choice, $148@
1].65; common and medium, $8 @
DOINGS OF THE VAN LOONS But then Father has to use some discretion
I'M ON A BL.AC<-MANDO PONT 'Yo THINK
CAS.. NOW THAT'S A THAT
SOcIETY THA"T MUST BE. ENTIRELY M NNOCENr
UP-Roo~ED Y FE.AL.F.SS AND IN CAPABL.I
VERDICT-S, WATCH P/vM OF COMIITTING
SEEN D 'WHAT Lo A .-C- ME
13.75; butcher cattle, heifers. $6.50
@14.75; cows, $firstname.lastname@example.org; can
ners and cutters, $email@example.com: veal
calves, $20.25(21.50; feeder steers,
$7$1'12.25; stocker steers, $6.25@
10; western range beef steers, $S@
15; cows and heifers, $6.25 t 13.
Sheep-Receipts, 14.000. Market
slow. Lambs. $12.25 @14.75; culls
and common, $7@ 8 12; ewes, medium,
good and choice. $6.50 @r7.50; culls
and common, $2$ 6.25; breeding.
$6.50 1 2.50.
Omaha, Sept. 20.--I-logs-Receipts
3,000. Market active, 15t@25c high
er. Top, $17.25; bulk, $16.30t@
16.75; heavy weight, $16.50()17;
medium weight, $16.75: 17.25; light.
weight, $16.509 17.25; heavy pack
ing sows, smooth, $16.30 @16.50;
packing sows, rough, $firstname.lastname@example.org;
Cattle--Receipts, 2,500. All clas
ses generally steady. Beef steers,
medium and heavy weight, choice and
prime, $14.75 a106.75; inedium and
good, $10.250.,14.75; common, $981
10.25; light weight, good and
choice, $14.50 8 17.50; common and
medium, $9.75 @14.50; butcher cat
tie, heifers, $6.75812; cows, $6.50
9516.25; canners and cutters. $59,
6.50; veal calves, light and hanidy
weight, $11.25@ 13.75; feeder steers,
$709 12; stocker steers, $6.50G9.50.
Sheep--Receipts, 5,.000. Market
25c higher than yesterday's low
point. Lambs, 84 pounds d(own,
$email@example.com; culls a.nd common,
$6.750.11.75; yearling wethers,
$S.75 i9.50: ewes. medium and
choice, $5. 75@ 7.25; culls and comrn
mlon, $2 5.75.
New York, Sept. 20.---Mercantile
Sterling---Demand. 415 r1; cables,
Guilders--Demand. 37 h ; cables,
Lire-Demand, 993; cables. 991.
Marks-Demand. 3 19; cables, 4.
Time loans easy and unchanged.
Call money firm; high, low and
ruling rate, 5 per cent; closing bid,
412 per cent; offered at and last
loan, 5 per cent.
New York, Sept. 21..- --ll metals
I Today's Anniversary. I
Thibet. The Dalai Lama.
Mysterious realm, that of the
Dalai Lama, in Thibet. Captain
Turner, the traveler, was the first.
tilan who risked his life, on Sept. 20,
1783, in entering Lhassa, the capital
of Thibet. Thibet, nominally subject
to China, is the highest plateau land
on the surface of the globe, 11,000
feet above sea level. Lhassa is the
sacred city, the residence of the
Dalai Lama, held t^ he tb^ 'ato.' re
incarnation of Buddha. His palace,
the Potala, is ntterly supertb. .
religion of Thibet is Buddhism. There
,are vast monasteries in Lhassa, and
thousands of convents, Lamaseries,
scattered throughout Thibet. The
reader cannot do better than to read
Kipling's "Kim." the story of a noble
Buddhist monk, and his search for
the "Mystic River for the Cleansing
WILL DESTROY BOOZE;
The gambling paraplhernalia and
booze seized by Officers Melia a few
weeks ago on South Wyoming street,
was confiscated by the state this
morning and ordered destroyed by
This place was run by Anderson
and Nicholson. Both gentlemen have
been charged in the district court
with selling intoxicating liquors.
Their arraignment was put over un
til next Saturday.
A larger quantity of booze was
found by the same officers in Mead
erville at the place run by Alex
Francisconi. This, also was ordered
destroyed today by Judge Lamb--11
barrels of wine, 20 cases of beer and
a little whisky.
_A LITTLE BIRD HAD
WHISPERED TO THEM
Officers Melia and Duggan of the
county attorney's "dry squad," last
night raided a moonshine joint, in the
hills nine miles north of IButte, neari
the Moulton reservoir. When they
arrived. they found that their goodt
intentions had been mysteriously
wafted ahead of their coming. The
still was gone. as well as its owners.
They seized 14 barrels of ferment
ing mash, however, as well as some
miscellaneous implements of the
I)EATHS AN1) FITNEIIRALS.
IIandmalovich-The funeral of tlhe
funeral of the late Vuko Hadmalo
vich will be held at the residence. No.
3 Duggan avenue; tomorrow after
noon, at 1 o'clock, and will proce'ed
to Carpenter's Union hall, where
services will be held under the aus
pices of Serbian-Balkan society, No.
9, after which further service will be
held at the Serbian Orthodox church.
Interment in Mount Mloriah cemetery.
P'cair'e - -John Pearce died this
morning at the home of his daughter,
Mrs.. J. L. O'Connor, No. 717A kMary
land avenue; age 76 years. The re
mains will he forwarded from the
residence on Monday afternoon to
Virginia City for interment.
DANIELS & BILBOA
Undertakers and Embalmers
125 East Park St., Butte. PIhone 388.
Residence Phone 4817-W.
Auto and Carriage Equipment.
Gavin---The funeral of James, t.h.
four-yea r-and-S-months-old, beloved
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gavin,
will take place tomorrow (Sunday)
afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at. the family
residence, 127 Clear Grit terrace. Iu
terment in the ('Th1onlic cemetery.
LARRY v U GGAN
Rellable Undertaker and Embalmer
822 North Main Street
(Continued From Page One.)
cording to reports mad- to the
league headquarters, when Trus
cott was approached with the re
! quest that he ask the stall occupauO
to chalnge his sign, he informed the
woman that he did not recognize
the Consumers' league."
That the mayor may he consider.
ing accepting the resie~ntion of
Truscott, which was halOduld in by
that gentleman in response to con
certed public disapproval of his ap
pointment, is indicated from the factr
that when interviewed by the Pulle
tin this afternoon he would not re
iterate the statements made to the
Consumers' league colllnitlto and
the press yesterday in which he de
clared he would stand by 'l'ruscott's
In response to qluestiolls by the
13ulletite, the mayor said he had not
yet accepted the resignation of Mr.
;Truscott, but declined to say that he
would continue in his texplressed at
titude of the last few days il main
tain i'ruscott in office.
When asked if he illtelnded to con
tinue his refusal to aec(, .ipt T'I'.scott's
resignation, the mnayor said:
"Well, no; I wvouldn't want to
imake any such pertmatltit statement
at this time."
A lumber of members of the Con
sumers' league today expresse:i
themnselves vigorously with the ac
tions of some market patrons who
have Lerated the dealers there on
the. grounds that the market oprices
were a cent or so higher than'the
tIrices charged on similar articles at
some of the big stores. It was de.
clared that thie prices in the stores
were caused directly by the low
prices on the public miarkiet and thai
the stores had lowered their prtices
in order to "bust up" the mart.
"Whien the Consumers' league was
organized," said one of the ladies.
"we anticipated that as soon as the
market got to going successfully,
such stores as Luteys would immedi
ately cut their prices to a point near
ly equal to, and in some articles
lower than those at the market. This
of course, is done to take the trade
away from the market anld render
it. unsuccessful. Then, as soon as
the market is a thing of the past, the
stores would again raise their priceR
to the old and exorbitant levels.
"Among the agreements the Con
sumerlt league members nmade was to
stand by the market, even when the
prices in such stores as Lutey's were
In.wereod and we intantl i. .a, .... ,
FOOD STILL GOING
(Continued From Page One,)
department announcement that food
prices had increased ] per cent dur
ing August, reaching the highest
level yet known.
Amendments upon which Ames
asked immediate action, have been
before congress more than a month,
and are now in conference between
the house and the senate.
"Reports continue coming to this
department indicating profiteering in
shoes and other articles of wearing
apparel," said Ames. "Pending thei
passage of the amendments, the de-,
partment is powerless to deal effec
Lively with the reports."
WORKERS MUST WAIT
UNTIL OCTOBER 1
(Special United Press Wire.)
New York, Sept. 20.-Workers in
the shipyard who are doing govern
ment work cannot hope for wage in-,
Ireases until after Oct. 1, according
I1 letters sent out by Assistant Sec
retary of the Navy Roosevelt, to
navy of ficials, United States shipping
board and the Emergency Fleet cor
- Ilpoat ion.
The letters received here stated
that existing wage scales would be
retained until after the first of next
month, with the president's request
to await results of efforts to reduce
the high cost of living.
U. S. OFFICIALS AIRE
(Special United Press Wire.)
Washington. Sept. 20.-Officials
here are maintaining a silence re
garding Tokio dispatches, saying Ja.
pan won't make a statement on the
return of Shantung. This is in line
with the policy of not commenting
on Shantung in any way until Japan
makes a definite move. It is known,
however, that officials and adminis
1tration senators have been hopeful
'hat Japan would make some state
) ment. They believe it would consid-I
' erably lessen opposition to the
Settling the street car problem
seems to be an annual diversion in
Toledo.-Toledo Union Leader.
The Bulletin is fighting for better
conditions to live under.
is the time to exchange
your fifty-dollar Liberty
Bonds for fifty dollars
worth of stock in the
Butte Daily Bulletin. The
fight for liberty, democracy, and all those beautiful things
the statesmen have been mouthing about, has not been
won "over here," and if you are interested in aiding
in the fight, an investment in the FREE. PRESS
is the most effective assistance you can render.
HELLO GIRLS GATHER
AT OLD NEW ORLEANS
Butto Telephone Operators' Un
ion. No. 9, will send two delegates
to the first annual convention 01
telephone operators' unions, to hb
held in New Orleans from Oct. 1 ti
It will be the first independent
meeting of the operat ors, because
Ihitherto they have been only a Iart
of the Electrical Workers' union. The
girls are still affiliated with the elec.
trical workers, hut, now manintain a
Miss Ellen McGill and Miss Nell
Rockefeller will represent their ihlttt
local at the convention.
LONE BANOIT rOBS
N, P, MAIL TRAIN
( Speclial United Pres.s Wire.)
Seattle. Sept. 20.---Binding, gag.
ging and forcing Harry Mlero intm
a. locker, a lone robber rifled thi
inmil car of the Northern Pacifit
train Friday morning while it wat
still within the city limits and Ibount
to St. Paul.
Thle pactlkage of money was con
signed for the i osslyn bank. Othei
Iregistered mail was included in the
loot. 'rlhe robber is supposed tU
haive hearded the train here and to
ihave made his way to the mail cai
through the baggage coach. Jusl
after the train picked up speed., th
robber entered the mail car and corm
i lled \iero to thr'ow upi his hIitutls 0.
sticking a revolver in his face, thet
Sh.tounllu and g;tgged him.
(Continued From Page Three.)
Toweling sells at an average gross
profit of 66 per cent.
Bedspreads sell at an average
gross profit of 62 per cent.
Mluslin and sheeting sell at an
average gross profit of 27 per cent.
Table linen sells at an average
gross profit of 75 per cent.
Linen unpkins sell at an average
gross profit of 68 per cent.
Comforters sell at an average
gross profit of 83 per cent.
Pillows sell at an average gross
profit of 61 per cent.
Cotton blankets sell at an average
gross profit of 73 per cent.
Mattresses sell at an average gross
profit of 64 per cent..
Woolen blankets sell at an average
gross profit of 60 per cent.
IRugs sell at an average gross prof
it of 58 per cent.
Groceries, average gross profit, 34
Before the war and under normal
conditions, if the prices of coaminodi
ties were advanced, as a rule the inc
creaise amounlted to onlly a simall per'
'cent over former qulotations. It was
considered a legitimate practice for
Sthe merchant to iapply the advanced
cost to anly goods of the same. com
modity on hand. The same practice
is being pursued today, and in somet
cases abnormal advanlces are being
pryamided and the pirofit is absorbed
by the merchant. Itnder plresent cint
ditions, is the merchant entitled to
ssuchl profits? We think not. An av
erage price should be used.
The commission will soon be in po
sition to conduct formal hearings
throughout the state, but owing toi
the method in which tlie nrovisions
of the law must be applied, it will
-'take somell time to cover the terri
-tory. In the meantime the commis
sion sucggests that the different mer
c c:tntile organizations shollld get to
getlher, with a view of adopting a
i uniform method of applying a rea
tsonable margin of profit for all cocc
-imodities in lines of business in this
I state. If this suggestion is complied
with, it will materially assist the
-cmmillllission in carrying out the pro
visions of the law; otherwise the
commission, in making its investiga
tions, will find it necessary to bring
public opinion to bear upon the mat
Iter tby tpublishing in detail the re
suilts of specific investigations.
r If you see it in the Bulletin you
c nll rely upon it.
IFYOU WANT WHAT YOU WANT WHEN YOU WANT IT
I BULLETIN WANT ADS
O1 CENT N woRD o ADLESS 15 CENTS
MALE HELP WANTEI
ARE YOU SICK OR CRIPPLED
A few treatments of CHIROPRAC
nIC will relieve you. At any rat
give it a trial. Quit drugs. Avoni
the operation. See Flora W. Emery
Room 9, Silver Bow block.
WANTED-Ambitious men to pre
pare for promotion. Apply In
ternational Correspondence School
basement, No. 1 West Broadway.
THE RUBBER SHOP---R u b b e
goods repaired. Rubber boot
and shoes resoled. No. 5 Nort
WANTED BY OCTOBER 1-
nurse, at the Miners' Union hospll
tal at Sand Coulee, Mlont., said nurs
to take care of building, act as di;
peinsary nurse subject to doctor'
orders. and take care of such patient
as may be admitted -(never rnor
than three.) The building is heate
by stoves, but has all modern toile
facilities and running water. Partie
interested, apply to Secretary c
Hospital Board, Box 92, stating ea
perience, references and wages de
WANTEI)---5 BRIIGHT, APABL]
ladies to travel, demonstrate an
sell dealers: $25 to $50 per weel
Railroad fare paid. Write at one(
Goodrich Drug Co., dept. 561, Outn
I DESIRAIHLE outside rooms, all mod
ern collnvenliences. IRates reasol
able. Miners and students solicited
421 W. Galena.
GOOD business locatiin, furnishe,.
housekeeping and single roomn
$8 per month anil up. 619 Utah av<
THIllEE-roosm house for rent; furni
turoe for sale, altogether or by th
piece. 141 lloardman st.
FURNISHED room with private fam
Ily. Phone and modern conven
iences. 14 S. Jackson.
3 ROOMS completely furnished fo
housekeeping; nice bright roonum
231 E. Granite st.
ONE single furnished room, Phoeni
heat; $3.50 per week. 150 H\
MONEY TO I OAN
MONEY advanced on Liberty bomnd
diamonds, watches, jewelry an
other articles of value; square dea
Peoples' Loan office, 28 /2 E. Partl
GET YOUR MONEY at 3 per cent o
diamonds, watcees, jewelry, Lit
erty bonds. Mose Linz, Upstair
Jeweler. Two entrances-Main an
MONEY LOANED on diamonds
watches, jewelry and Liberty bond
at a reasonable rate of interest. Th
Old Reliable. I Simon, 21 N. Mat
SECOND-HAND F'URNITURE AN]
ranges. City Furniture Exchang,
206 E. Park street. Phone 6459-W
What is Chiropractic? Newest an'
greatest science for removing th
cause of disease. Dr. J. D. Long an
Dr. B. W. Long, 126 Pennsylvanl;
Building. Phone 4077-W.
D FOR SALE
)? I HAVE 150 chickens, old and young
C- for sale. Come and get them.
te Three blocks east of Lake Avoca.
id The Green Cool)p.
BLACKSMITH'S TOOLS FOR SALE
Shop for rent; splendid location.
,e- Inquire 749 N. Main. Phone
,I JEWELRY and second-hand cloth
ing for sale at Uncle Sam's Loan
r Office, 11 S. Wyoming street.
th RESTAURANT and 8-room rooming
house for sale cheap. Inquire
2461/ E. Park st.
PATRONIZE Towey's Grocery.
Everything reasonable. 49 W,
i- FOUTR ROOMS OF FURNITURE
S for sale. 25 S. Grant street.
di NIGHT AND DAY SCAVENGERS-
let For city and county-Vaults and
es cesspools a specialty. Perry &
of Paton, 1037 Maryland avenue. Phone
HAVE your children's hair out at
E. J. Swaldner's barber shop,
E 133% W. Broadway.
k. Second Hand Goods Bought
HIGHEST prices paid for second
hand clothing, shoes, tools, Jew
elry, etc. New and second hand
goods for sale. Globe New and
Second Hand Store. Phone 5140-J.
d- 4 South Wyoming.
. SECOND-HAND FURNI
as, WANTED to buy, second-hand fur
niture and stoves. Union Furni
i- ture Exchange, 248 E. Park, phone
HIGHEST PRICE paid for old cloth
ing, shoes, hats, trunks, tools.
i- Phone 3557-W.
- HAT CLEANING
as' THAT old hat-Make it look like
new at the Nifty Hat Shop, 86%
li East Park St.
BUTTE Taxi and Baggage, taxicabs
and touring cars. Day and night
calls rromptly attended to. Phone
is. 100, 4891 E. Broadway.
al. AXPfiESSMAN'S headquarters. Ex
k. pressmen when you want them.
- Phone 6404-J.
MADAME GUY, spiritualist, meets
every Sunday, Tuesday, Friday at
la. 101 E. Granite, downstairs.
he CLEANERS AND DYERS
AMERICAN Dyeing & Cleaning Wx.a
1R41 Harrison qv. Phone 131.
4 CLEANING, pressing and repairing.
ID W. F. Van Weel, 843 Utah ave.
e, CASCADE Tailors and Dyers, 164 W.
Granite st.. phone 2106.
be FIVE THOUSAND WORKERS
ad wanted to buy $5 worth of stock
is in The Bulletin Publishing Co.
The beautiful Egyptian girl who,
as maid, aroused Sarah's jealousy
some four thousand years ago, was
the mother of the man who made a
great religion-Ishmael, the founder
of Islam, the progenitor of the Arab
race. The story is touchingly told in
the Book of Genesis: Hagar, the out
cast in the Wilderness, receives the
angel's message, and the fountain
of waters is shown to her and to her
famishing son, the baby Ishmael.
Says the original Hebrew, "God heard
the prayer of the boy!"
SHOULID WEAR TROUSERS.
(Special United Press Wire.)
New York, Sept. 20.-To be
healthy a woman must wear trousers,
said Miss Fannie Harley. who is
registered in an exclusive hotel here.
Demonstrating this, she strolled
down Fifth avenue in a pair of white