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RUMOR OF BIG
Says Health Department Has
Not Received Unreasonable
Amount for Work.
A rumor has been prevalent in the
city and' county that the health de
partment is. receiving $44.000 a year
for its upkeep, and because of this
opposition has been met by the health
department when improvements have
been suggested, according to Dr.
Fred T. Foard, captain of the public
health service, who is sent here by the
government to assist the Great Falls
Red Cross Co-operating.
"The American Red Cross service
and Montana Tuberculosis association
are co-operating with the city and coun
ty in a financial way," said Dr. Foard,
"but not on a 'fifty-fifty' basis as is
the general impression. A sum of
$22,000 . was jointly appropriated by
Cascade county and Great Falls for
organizing and conducting the health
department from August 16, 1920, to
August 15, 1921. The total amount
appropriated by the United States
Public Health service for the last year
was $5,000, of which $200 per month
for 6% months, or $1300 has been ex
pended toward paying one half the
salary of the city health officer. Seven
hundred and eighty-eight dollars of
this fund has been expended to date
for traveling and other expenses in
curred by myself, which leaves a bal
ance of $2912 still on hand. Money
disbursed from this sum is sent out
from the bureau of public health ser
vice in Washington, D. C., and is
not a part of the general fund.
$1800 For Nurse.
"The total amount appropriated by
the Ilom'e Service section of the Red
Cross for the year for employing one
public health nurse was approximately
$1800, one half of which had been ex
pended February 28, leaving the bal
ance of $900 on hand. This money is
disbursed from the city chapter of the
The Pans Style Exhibition During
Opening Week Reveals Authentic
Easter Fashion Week
Monday, March 14th to 19th
—An exhibit accentuating none but the ap
proved dictates of fashion—interpretations of
judgment and genius of America's foremost
artists. Permit us to invite your attendance at
this advance view of Easter and Spring Styles.
HElegant Wrappy Coats
^ Arbiters of Style
Developed for the Dress Functions
of the Season
—Exclusive coats that are garnitured in embroidery trac
ings, clinging to the lose semi-dolman mode. The waist
line is broken by a half belt or some are belted in, the ma
terials are of soft clinging Marvella, Chamostyne, Veldyne,
Ramona, Tricotine and Harringbone, in all the good spring
shades of taupe, brown, copen, gray, sarento, reindeer and
navy. Some with and without embroidery, with fringe and
$35.00 ^ $195.00
New Sports Coats
—It can be the sport model, made of fancy plaids,
very full and wrappy in the lighter shades, the
polo or camel's hair, slightly tailored in the
natural color, the resl elegant afternoon coat made
of new soft clinging materials such as veldyne,
chamoi6tyne or marvella and even the quilted
satin coat which is to be so popular.
$15.00 — $97.50
New Wearing Apparel Gathered From 1
Everywhere, Shown Here
Modes of Youthful Lines for the Younger Set and the Women of Youthfulness
—Garments of exceptional distinction, wholly original developments of the more favored motifs of fa
shion. Many new Springtime materials and garnitures in weaves and blendings that are confined to the
The New Blouses
Come Dancing In to Brighten
—The blouse will be much in demand. Inasmuch
as a combination of skirt and blouse will make a
beautiful sport outfit.
—Of course the more favored styles will be geor
gettes that are combined artistically with canton
crepe, gold cloth and other material—
New Millinery Modes
Expressing Every Line and Hue
—We turn to Parisian designers for the original
ity of materials and exclusive designs.
—The hats shown this spring are delightful in
terpretations of the French creations, yet modi
fied to suit the taste of the American women.
—And it is gratifying to note the moderate pric
$5.00 ^ $25.00
New Mode Gloves
Try Our Special Fitting Service.
Big complete stocks of both kid gloves and silk
gloves afford a good opportunity for visiting
women to replenish their glove needs this week.
The correct fitting is another important factor in
glove satisfaction and that is why The Paris
glove service is the best to be found.
The Spring Skirts
Brought Out in Decidedly
—Skirts of wonderful plaid and stripes in very
effective pleats, also silk skirts in bright shades
that match up well with the blouses and sweaters.
Many attractive sports affairs will be conjured
up between these three articles skirts, blouses
$6.75 ™ $24.50
The Wool Sweaters
Are Shown in Many New Versions
—Chiefly the fine fluffy wool models that are
trimmed with long roll lappels of Angora.
—This Angora is often shown in deep contrast to
the color of the sweater. Tuxedo or belted sashes
are the special features. Other clever sweater
styles in slip-ons and tie backs.
$3 95 upto $37so
New Silk Stockings
Shown in All the Costume Shades.
The present styles require one to choose silk
stockings with good judgment. The advantage
of making your selections at The Paris is that we
sell only the best standard makes and carry the
large and complete assortments.
Special exhibit all this week in our hosiery sec
The Automobile Show
Tuesday, March 15th to 19th
—at which time The Paris will exhibit Motor
Modes and originations inspired and deve- ^
loped under the direction of leading author
ities. Marked for the unusual elegance and
dignity long identified with this house of
Consider the New
They Are So Refined, for Instance the Strictly
Tailored Model With a Shoe String Belt
—They give the miss or woman that good lines that can
only be had from a tailored suit. Navy seems to be the pre
vailing color while some gray and tan is being used. And
of course we can't overlook the fancy suit, which is beaded
or embroidered—the box coat and the flared jacket; both
these styles are very good, even the draped skirt is to be
seen in some instances.
$25.00 ^1° $150.00
—It is easy to say they are more beautiful than
ever, sad for us it Is easier to say that we have
a larger assortment than ever, and for the motor
ist we suggest dresses of canton crepe—fine twill
cord and tricotines. these to be worn with coats
nt times, but always effective by themselves or
perhaps a fur choker of fisher, sable or caracul
would add distinctiveness.
$15.00 ^ $85.00
Red Cross service and is not a part
of the general fund. The total amount
appropriated by the Montana Tuber
culosis association for the year, em
ploying one public health nurse, was
$1800, of which $450 has been spent.
The three organizations appropriated
approximately $8600, while Cascade
county appropriated a total amount
of $11,000 and Great Falls appropri
ated on equal amount.
Miss Arthur Fails
to Place in Contest
for H. S. Speakers
Miss Julia Arthur, chosen to repre
sent the Great Falls high school in the
annual state extemporaneous speaking
contest at Bozeman Saturday, did not
place in the contest, according to word
from Bozeman Sunday. Her subject
was "High School Students Ought Not
to Give More Than One Evening to
the 'Movies.' "
The contest was won by Miss Helen
McGregor of Butte, speaking on "The
Gentlemen's Agreement Has Failed to
Solve the Japanese Immigration Prob
lem of the United States."
Need a Beer Stein?
Crate Is Included
in List for Auction
Beer steins, the old German kind
that the residents of Milwaukee
used to 'ift to thirsty lips in the
"good old days," when the foamy
liquid could be obtained for a
nickel a glass, without signing a
contract to use it for medicinal
purposes—a whole orate of them
will be sold when the Great North
ern railway here holds its auction
sale of unclaimed goods to pay
storage charges next Thursday.
The steins were consigned to—
goodness knows who—, according
to Freight Agent W. D. Loftus.
Anyway, the consignee didn't an
ticipate that Attorney General
Palmer would legalize the use of
beer for medicinal purposes, and
didn't bother to call for his prop
fTction writer dies
New York, March 13. —Henry Pay
son Dowst, fiction writer and play
wright, died here today following a
long illness, lie was born in Bangor,
Me., in 1876.
Teton County Authorities Take
Men Alleged to Have Rob
bed Store at Bole.
Alleged to have robbed the Bole
Mercantile company's store at Bole last
Wednesday, Carl Skeie, William Be
bont, Melvin Romsh and A. H. Parnell,
arrested by the Great Falls police in
a shack at. Seventh alley and Second
street south Wednesday, were taken
to Choteau by Sheriff Martine of
Choteau Sunday, and handed over to
the authorities of Teton county.
The arrest of the suspected men
followed several • 'days Of close watch
on the shack, where the men were liv
ing. by Policeman J. L. Baltazor. Chief
Marcus Anderson and Baltazor en
tered the place Wednesday morning
and found a quantity of merchandise
corresponding to goods reported stolen
by the company in Bole. The four oc
cupants were arrested.
According to the police, the men
are believed to have gone to Bole in a
stolen automobile owned by Mrs. E.
H. Blakeslee, 616 Fourth avenue north.
The machine was found deserted iu
front of the Ursuline academy Thurs
The four men refused to admit the
robbery when questioned by the police.
They stated that they were out of
work at the time and were living in
the shack together to save expense.
Skeie. under susp'cion since the day
of the robbery, did not arrive at his
home the day following the reported
burglary and was being searched for
by the police when found with ihe
other three alleged thieves.
SOUGHT by RED- CROSS.
The home* service section of the
American Red Cross, 325 Ford build
ing, is anxious to get in touch with
Sea anemones are enjoyed as deli
cacies on the coasts of Italy and
Robert Luke Chief
of Helena Page Boys
To a Great Galls lad belongs the
honor of being chief page in the bouse
of representatives during the present
legislative sesson at Helena. He is
Robert F. Luke, son of Mrs. Eliza
beth Luke of Great Fills. Robert,
robert F. LUKE
who is 14 years of age and a student
at the junior high school, was unani
mously ' chosen for the chief page's
berth * when the legislature convened
in January. He is one of the best
known newsboys in the city, having
carried papers here since he was five
years of age.
revenue comes first
Washington, March 13.—After a
conference with President Harding,
Representative Mondell, house Repub
lican leader, in outlining the probable
program and policy of the new con
gress, declared revenue revision legis
lation should be considered ahead of
any temporary tariff.
OF STATE, PLAN
Ira Gregory Tells of District
Convention in Salt Lake;
Rogers a Delegate.
Plans to boost Montana's scenic at
tractions as a source of value to the
state were formulated at the twentieth
district convention of Rotary at Salt
Lake City last week, according to Ira
L. Gregory, who with George Rogers
of the Great Falls delegation, returned
Tom Davis of Butte was elected
governor of this Rotary district in
cluding clubs in Montana, Utah and
Idaho by acclamation, and the ques
tion of a dissolution of the present
district was carried by a large major
ity but by a reconsideration vote a
recommendation to the international
organization not to split the district
The Great Falls delegates, aided by
.the Butte club, fought the proposed
measure of a separation, and Mr. Greg
ory stated that the matter would
most probably be passed in Montana's
favour at the international conference.
When asked concerning a tentative
program to be directed by him as gov
ernor, Mr. Davis said that he would
carry out the plans inaugurated by Mr.
Bristol. lie paid high tribute to the
activity developed by this retiring gov
ernor, who will not be replaced until
July, when the international conven
tion will confirm the election.
'International Rotary has a policy or
; program of universal service which is
^ adhered to by every district," said Mr.
Gregory Sunday. "In addition is a dis
tinct national plan which will be de
veloped locally by every club. This in-, j
eludes Americanization and boys work, j
In this district these will be empha-1
sized by each club.
"Apart from the plan of national
service, will be brought up a scheme
for treating each state's problems by
the state clubs acting in co-operation
for the realization of a fixed program.
It is the purpose of Montana dubs to
boost co-operatively for this state and
to nyüce its scenic attractions a source
of value to the state as a whole and not
to any particular community. We are
going to boost for Montana just as
Utah and Idaho will boost for their re
spective states, and that is an essen
tial spirit of Rotary.
"Intercity conferences started last
summer will be continued, according
to the general opinion expressed at
the convention. These proved very
valuable to the various clubs and the
plan will be caried out more exten
sively this year.
"Another feature of the Rotary pro
gram which was touched ' upon with
out a definite policy adopted, was
that of helping crippled children.
Some of the club reported cases taken
under the direction of Rotary phy
sicians which proved successful."
The Great Falls delegation ps5d a
striking tribute to the Salt Lake club
which acted as host during the conven
tion. The brand of hospitality, form of
entertainment and their general good
fellowship were described as that of
the typical westerner.
Montana was represented by the
Havre, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Brain
ard; Anaconda, J. H. Strain, Robert
Abbott and George Jackson; Bozeman,
John Lovelace; Lewistown, George
Weideiman and John Quiekenden; Bil
lings, Henry Coleman; Helena, Roger
Ströbel; Great Falls, Ira Gregory and
George Rogers; Missoula, Rev. H. S.
Gatley and Sid Coffee: Livingston,
C. V. Brown and Edgar Weston; Butte,
Tom Davis, Charles Austin, L. C. La
mont, Dr. T. C. Witherspoon, Dr. John
Donovan, Lester Frink and wife. A. H.
Heilbronner and wife, Frank Bailey,
Kenneth McGrew and Henry Coulam.
St. Patrick's Program
Booked for Thursday
The annual St. Patrick's day pro
gram of the Ancient Order of Hiber
nians will be given at St. Ann's hall
Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. The
program was erroneously announced in
Sunday morning's Tribune as being
scheduled for Sunday evening.
The program will be in charge of
Mrs. Louise Kelley. Bishop M. C.
Lenihan will preside and the Rev. M.
T. O'Brien will give the main address.
BACK TO crre
Said to Have Fleeced M. Rocin;
Is Returned by Officers _
From Fargo, N. D.
Tom Muntain, charged with being a
"con" man and alleged to have
fleeced Thomas M. Rocin, 1912 Sixth
avenu* north, of $1,000, was returned
to Great Falls Sunday from Fargo,
N. D., following a description of him
and a confederate wired through the
state by Sheriff Bob Gordon. Search
for his confederate is being continued.
Muntain is held at the county jail.
Muntain was positively identified by
Rocin as one of the Rumanians with
whom he became acquainted here and
who wanted him to start them :n
business. Rocin said he put up $1,000
in the venture and several hours later
found that the two men had fled.
Muntain admitted being in Great
Falls on the date of the alleged swindle
and of being in the company of the
other man suspected but denied having
received any of the money which ex
changed hands, officers say. He stat
ed Sunday that his accomplice "shook"
him at Havre and fled with the money.
He refused to disclose to Sheriff Gor
don the direction taken by his asso
Sheriff Gordon stated yesterday that
Muntain's friend would probably be ar
rested shortly as a description _ "s
being sent through all the neighboring
states. Muntain fought extradition
for several days before he was re
turned to Great Falls.
KENTUÇKIANS LYNCH NEGRO
Versailles. Ken., March 13.—Rich
ard Fames, negro, charged with the
murder of Ben T. Rogers and Homer
Nave, at Midway, this county, on Oc
tober 8, last, was taken from the
Woodford county jail by a mob early
this morning and hanged from a tree,
two miles from this city.
Eels, even of the far inland streams,
lay their eggs in the greatest depths
of the ocean.
Masons Will Observe
Third Birthday for
Lodge Next Saturday
Great Falls Lodge No. 118 of the
Masons will celebrate its third birth
day next Saturday night at the Masonic
temple. The program will begin at
7:30 o'clock. Addresses will be given
by John McKenzie, Sr., Stephen Wright
of Butte, and the Rev. Leo L. Totten.
Mr. McKenzie appears on the program
in place of Scott Leavitt, who was
previously announced to speak.
Regular meeting of the Great Falls
Shrine club at 8 p. m., Monday nicht.
March 14. s
(Signed) PHIL JACOBY, Pres.
Co. D Shrine Patrol. All Shriners
having Co. D Patrol uniforms, please
return Monday night. CAPTAIN.
NOTICE F. t. E. HIDE 10. 14
Regular meeting Monday, 14th, 8 p.
m. Visiting brothers welcome.
WM. BAUER, Sec 'y.
Examination of candidates for em
balmer'8 license will be held at the
State Capitol building on April 7tV—\
at 9 a. m. Candidates should forwa /
application as soon as possible, to
W. F. Cogswell, secretary State Board
of Health, Helena.
BARKEMEYER GRAIN & SEED CO.
Day old chicks; many kinds.
Phone 97Ö7. Garbage and ashes re
moved on short notice. —Adv.
ROUNDUP AND CARBON COAL
Weideman Coal & Feed. Phone 310,
RENT A FORD
Drive It Tourself Auto Co.. at
Pierse's Garage. Phone 9814.
Recovered and repaired. GREAT
FALLS UPHOLSTERING CO.. 925