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Taken From the Column of the Inland
After an abs)ence of five weeks from
the city, during whicll lime lie has
been confinend in tle Siters' hiospital
al Lewistowni, Elmnr Sisson retlurned
hone Wednesday. It is Iieedless to
sa! that Elimer's many frie(nds were
peasedl to see him.e
Snre:ak thlievecs are again i perating
in this section of tile country and
mrnlmy robbelriies f hioimesteader's
cal,ins are rep.,rtedl. Amllorlg other
places t hat have been visited is E. ().
Hledrick's claim, which is located
alovt 10 mieis ion rl of Moore. When
Mir. Hedrick ret lurued to his home
siead last Friday evening lie found
thatt everythling in I tlie house had
been stolern, tile lhiev'es taking even
tie dish p;an. ( ilicers have several
p,rties under sourveilanice who are
suopec\el oh beirlng inite.iested.
Anoltier contestl was added to its
Vi.i .moes Ies i, lie Moo ,re Dowliirg team
Sal urdlay eveninlg cl Iomn lthey defeated
tlie 11arlowton1 Iouvs on i lhe local alleys
L y lhe dociive lead of 51,3 pins. The
nieiibers of tle l ' eanits Mere: Moore
Da;vid, IBascel, lmiiii;min. SmithI aind
( nillri sin: llarhoc.ion Sci h, I uel.
('arlon, Al. Bai'.iey andl. Uo. Anne."
After thie tal)es; a high scoret coln
test was rlled in chiuh hiomors ' ere
carried ottl' to iN le IO avid, vi ho re
ci, ved 279 ploinis, having made 11
s: rike-, anid share.
Thie scire of tlie ga mmes fothlows:
~l oore II alowt on
1. 815 7108 107
2. 814 741 73
3. 898 725 173
4. 845 730 115
5. 831 796( 36
Next week thie family ofJ. T. Kitts,
rho has a claim west of Moore, will
move into tile Gilmnore cottage on
e ,onrd A ve. snot ih, tIhus ailordling
their childrcn an opportunity to take
ad vantage ot tie school facilities of
fered in Moore. Miss Kilts returned
recently from Ilelena, where shie has
been attending Iusintuss college, and
has a 'cepted a Ipoit ion in Moore.
I). F. Smithi. t ownsie agent forthe
Great N rt hreri, passed I lru Moore
last. week while (,n his way to HIelena.
Mr. Smithl is iotre-le l with several
otlleis ill thlre ivex\ tIownsite of Broad
view. locate(d ah lt 50 mniles narthi of
Billings, and great Ilin.s in tihe
boosting line are expectcd for tlhis
town "hlen lots :!rnt placed on the
mnarket. Tel town is situaled Ii the
heart of a good farmling country
where Ilir. W. X. Sudduth, oif Billings
has beern so sei'cessfIu inn his farming
Items Worth Reading Taken From the
The sheep inddustry broughlt into
Fergus county Iast year niot less than
a round million dollars, so that in
spite of tihe rapid set t elt lnoertt now go
ing on all over thie country antd tihe
advance ill thie value of larlis, thiis in
dustry holds its ilacen.
When lhe term of Hlenry .\vare, of
Butte, as state gamie warden expires
In March, Lewistown \will have two
applicants in t he field fort Ire position.
Mr. Avare \was appoinited ty Gov.
'orris to fill tire unexpired terni of
Will Sco(tt, reigned.
The big sale of the Waite, Elliot &
Peck ranch to Wisconsin cahitalists
has been closed up, tile ioney having
xbeen paid over this week in tire east.
The tract comprises 11,(l00 acres at d
Is located along tie ,ludil h and Warm
Spring creek. A good deal of it is iun
der Irrigation and Is probably equal
to any land In th county, while some
of it is not so desirnble.
Tonight Secretary Croft, of the
Commercial club, will receive official
notice from Helena fixing the aate for
IJ!q mulsteor 9O tiOe w!istown Co m
tany of the natlional guard. It is ex
iectel that lis ceremony will take
place next seek. and Col. George Rief,
of the Second Montana, formerly cap
tain of I) coinl;any, first Mont ana, will
he lthe musterilng otffices. Col. Heil
served w lit the Montana regiment in
the Philippines and is known to many
of thb hocal veterans. It is quite
likely, too that Inspector General
McGuinness, of Helena, will also be
Trhe January term of court began
Monday morning and will continue
utllil well along in February. both the
c:lvil and crinminal calenders being
fairly long oics. Several defendants
were arraigniied Monday aind entered
Ieir pleas T'uesday. Interest, of
course, centeredl in the Froemberg
case. Tihe delfeidlant appeared in
c:uourt withi his attorney F. E. Smith,
anid was greeted byt a number of for
mer friends. Froemberg has shaved
off his heavy bhitnd mustache, and
while this changes his appearance
considerably, lie would be recognized
ainywlhere by any person well ac
qluainted wit h him.
From the Local Roundup in the
A. W. ('riss \as in town Tuerday
irom llarlow loin.
E. P. Bennett of Ilarlowton spent
:.at urday in this city.
Mrs T. A. hlinderman of tarlow.
lon was a Roundup visitor Tuesday.
L. i ('arroll, who is Roundup's
lmembnller of tile "third" house at
Ilelena, was one of tile favored ones
to receive an linitationi to tile big
banquet given by Senator l)onlon
last week. I)onlan was thle Republi
can candidate for governor last fall.
The clerks employed in tile various
recall estalblishmulents in Roundup
llet 'Tuesday evening In Sclirump's
store for the purpose of organizing a
local union. 'T'hose present were all
.n favor of tile project and an organi
zation Has perlfected.
A. Ii. I)avies, who has had charge
of I tie statlion here ever since it has
been estalblished, has sent in his res
ignatioll and sill step down fronm his
otficial poshlion F'ebruary 1st. Mrs.
latvies, h ho Ias been emlployed by
ilhe cornmpany in tihe capacity of opera
tor, also sent in hier resignation at
the saten time.
Tile local union of the United Bro
tlierlhood of Carpenters mand Joiners
of America tlls week closed a deal
for !ot 8 in block 5, upon which they
will, in tlie niear future, commence
tile erection of a hall for lodge as
well as other purposes. Tihe location
of tile new hall is on Main street two
bloks north of the Wall stare" Work
on the building, which will be 24x70
feet in size, ili begin as soon as pos
Tt _.. . c.c . -. .,.,n.
Nas.,vl!eJ '!':'!j...Ili '9 e--That \VI!t
-n J I;ryn"n i:; r!,o choice of Tennes
+c: Do. cIyiil( for Il:e iprcsldihntia&
:.* tia.l'a in ci n)-'- i.r was dte-,onstrat
,I Iby tl:e i !'acti al!y lil:cni.niOts acilon
"t iIn eye:lcIh; e ca::p nl ;Ien ot Ihe
plne v-six cr( ,ries of tlli state. The
f cci.licnt is vary generally voiced In
T'ed Up by New Washout.
Iutte, Mont., June 8.-The North
ern Pacifice east from Butte Is again
tied lp by a new washout of 600 feet
of track near Jefferson Island, a small
station In the Jefferson river valley
about sixty miles from Butte. Two
steel trestlos on the Great Northern
are reported as having gone out near
Nurse K..is a Physician.
New York, June 8.-After lying In
wait for nearly nine hours, Sarah Ko
net. a young Russian trained nurse,
shot and killed Dr. William Auspttz,
a physician, In the vestlbule of an
apartment house. The woman sur
rendered herself to the police, declar
lag that she had shot the physician
because he had wronged her. Dr.
Auspltz was a married man and con
ducted a sanitarium.,
Dillon is working to secure free
Tle Proles alnt churchles of Boze
ran are planning for a great revival
o begin Feb. 7.
Ilueson Harringer, an eight year
,d bouy of Taft, was fatally bitlen by
ii. I). Goughli, stale organizer for
it .(.toodllarl or t he World, coin mit
'd suitcde at Livingstone last week.
Thomas Barrett, aged Il years, was
'dilled at Anaconda Monday by falling
uadcr a sleigh loaded with hay.
There are 20 cases of scarlet fever
at Great Falls and the authorities are
taking steys to check the spread of the
The Boston ond Montana company
will rebuild the foot bridge over the
,'ails at the works. It was carried
away by the floods last June.
The agricultural college band, of
Bozenman, will begin a tour of the
state in April. Lewistown is one of
the places on the itinerary.
Plans for the federal building at
Great Falls have been completed at
las.tand bids will be called for by
May i. The building is to cost 200,
An eastern manufacturing company
will shortly begin the erection of an
oat meal factory at Hamilton, tihe first
olant of the kind to be built in thi
The receipts of the Butte postofficf
were $1,264.48 less this year than last,
showing the effect of the shutdown ir
the copper mines and the loss of labeor
to the people.
Tile Missoula gun club has twentv
seven active members. A recentelec
tion made O. G. England president.
I. H. Montgomery vice-president, and
Frank Woody secretary-treasurer.
William Bullar.' one time one of
the richest stockmen in Montana, was
picked out of a snow bank in Great
Falls last week. He is now a pauper
and verp feeble physically and men
George Benninghoff of Billings will
build a four-story addition to his hotel,
the Grand, in tihe Sugar City. He in
tends io incorporate a few ideas g'a
Ihered during his recent trip around
Ora Reeves and Mrs May IHenry,
well known residents of Columbia
F'alls, were arrested last week for
arson. It is charged that they at
tempted to burn the Gaylor hotel at
t hat place.
Tie heirs of Samuel Sloamawitz,
who was killed in the Young's Point
wreck on the Northern Pacific last
summer, have compromised their
damage suit against the railroad com
pany for $15,000.
Rains and melting snow in western
Montana have caused concern to the
railrnad companies during the past
week. Several bad washouts haveoc
cured and preparations are made to
Virginia City is to have a number
of dramatic entertainments during
January and February. the proceeds
of wlhich will go to the building fund
of the Catholic church to be erected
A most notable social event recent
ly among the Chinamen of Montana
was the wedding of Miss Ah Chew
Gum Al Yen of Spokane, and Hum
Fah, one of the wealthiest Chinese
merchants of Butte.
A couple of women of the Great
Falls tenderloin started to take in the
town in men's evening clothes last
week, but were soon gathered in by a
policeman and had to pay $25 each for
their little lark.
General Chas. Warren of Butte was
selected to carry the news of Taft. In
other words, the Butte man will take
the Montana electoral vote to Wash
ington, where it will be counted for
the favorite from Ohio.
Rev. John N. MacLean, formerly
pastor of Presbyterian churches in
Bozeman and Helena, and now of Cla
rlnda, Iowa, has been extended a
call from the cognregat!on of the Mis
soula Presbyterian church.
Montana men who were elected on
the board of governors of the Rocky
Mountain Club of New York recently
are: William B. Thompson. Albert
J. Seligman, Benjamin B. Thayer,
James McEvilly and Dr. C. K. Cole.
Noel Legrand, an aged Frenchman
of Great Falls, while crazed with
drink, made an attempt to kill his
wife this week. She escaped and he
then set. fire to the home. lie was
rescued in an unconscious condition
by the fireman.
Suspicion has been aroused that
Mrs. Anna Wangh and her son, Ro
land, who died recently at La Salle.
in Flatheadcounty, may have been
mnurdered by means of poison ad
ninistered in tiheir food. An investi
gation is being made.
President Roosevelt has appointed
Forrmer Senator Paris Gibson, of Greal
F'allis. Mont., a menhijer of tile joint
coiiinitteeto represent tile federal
government and tile various states in
lie ma t er of conservation of national
Jack Pace, who has been secretary
of the state fair since the law provid
itg for that institution was passed,
has resigned his position, and Martin
Martin of Anaconda, has succeeded
him. Pace will engage in business in
Some Butte men who were hunting
up in the mountains in the extreme
western part of the state report that
there were several earthquake shocks
felt up there a week or two ago. Thley
did not state whether it was Old
Crow or plain Scotchl that caused the
The state superintedent of public
instruction Ihas received statistics
showing the school population ol
Montana. There are 76,946 school
children in the state, of which num
ber 13,353 are In Silver Bow county.
Cascade county comes second, and
Lewis and Clark, third.
C. B. McCarthy of Helena, who was
granted the electric light franchise in
Stevensville recently, went to Stevens
ville last week to begin work on hie
project. He is given six months In
which to conmplete the work, but lihe
expects to have it finished and the
plant in operation within ninty days.
The civil service examination set
for February 17 at Hlelena has been
postponed to February 24. The ex
amination is to secure for the govern
ment a stenographer and typewriter
familiar with German for $60 a month,
to work in the geological survey at
Washington and to secure other per
sons for similar employment.
It is at last definately settled that
Bishop Carroii, of Helena, will not be
the new rector of the Catholic univer
sity at W j.lngtcll, I). U. The posi
tion wds 3ndered the Heleno prelate,
but tie wat unwilling to give up his
work in Montana, and his decision is
most pleaýing to all who are familiar
with his successful efforts since he
camne to tljis state.
B. 1). Phillips, the big Chouteau
county stockmen and mining maq
nate, was indicted by the United States
grand jury last week on the charge of
conspiring to defraud the government
out of 32,000 acres of land lying in
Chouteau county. M. R. Wilson, who
was connected with the land office at
Malta, has also been arrested for be
ing a party to Phillips' attempted
fraud. Phillips is several times a
millionaire, and his trial promises to
be a sensational one.
Judge Hunt this week handed down
a dec.sion In tihe famous so-called
smoke case in which he denies the ap
plication of farmers for the closure of
the Washoe smelters at Anaconda,
and no damages are awarded to the
farmers whose property is alleged to
have been damaged. The court will
make further investigation as to thme
alleged dissemination of arsenic and
if conditions can be improved, this
will be done by tihe company.
Floodwater washed out 120 feet of
track on tihe Northern Pacificrailroad
at Eddy, ninty-one miles west of Mis
soula, last week. This was the first
sersous damage done by the high Wa
ter caused by the recent warm weath
er. It. was necessary to drive piling
and build a trestle over the flooded
stretch, and it took several hours
to repair the damage. During the
week a serious situation arose east of
Missoula. The railroad yards at Gar
rison were flooded and the ice jam at
Gold Creek on the Hell Gate river
threatened to carry out the bridges.
The jam was dynamited. Bridges on
the Milwaukee road were washed out
between Garrison and Bonner, and
other bridges on the Northern Pacific
Protection For Apes.
A scheme is being arranged for the
protection of the manlike apes in the
German colonies of equatorial Africa.
It is proposed in the first place that
the shooting of these creatures should
be strictly prohibited and steps taken
for their protection. In connection
with this it is proposed to establish in
the Kameruns a special reserve for
the fauna of the equatorial forest gen
erally. This reserve would include a
zoological tropical station, with gar
dens attached, in which attention
would be specially directed to the pro
tection and rearing of the anthropoid
apes and other denizens of the forest
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