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Complication« Sot in After Thro* Op
érations In Spite of All That
- Médical Science Could Do
Berlin,—Hugo Stlnnea, the most
powerful figure In the Industrial life
of Germany, died Thursday, April 10.
There Ijad been no hope of his re
covery for many hours, and the fore
most medical skill could do nothing
agiinst the ravages of disease. Three
major operations had been performed,
the first about four weeks ago for gall
stones, and it was owing to the Im
possibility of keeping the patient quiet,
according to the surgeons, that com
' T plications arose, necessitating further
operations, the last one Sunday. It
was also reported that pneumonia de
• véloped.
The far-reaching business enter
prises of the man, his great Influence
among political leaders and bis eccen
trlcftles had. since the war, taken
strong hold on the German people, and
bis death, though expected, has caused
anxious speculation as to who ma<
aylse to take his place.
Hugo Stlnnes was spoken of In con
ttpental Europe as the German wh(
owned everything In sight, and fron
the peculiar pleasure he found in con
flding the size of hts fortune to al'
who would listen, the details of hl»
vast Industrial enterprises and th«
extent of his mining, shipping and
newspaper holdings were never lefi
very much In doubt.
The industrial prince of Germany
cared nothing for luxury, and had m
personal extravagances. W« . owned
several motor cars, but usually walked
or rode In a trolley car. If his pres
ence were required at one of thi
mines, he might be seen plodding aloni
the street with a group of blackene«
miners, or else clinging to a strap It
a street car surrounded by his work
era, who treated him as one of thel:
His apartments were modest, al
though he owned the hotel In which h<
lived. His country place outside Ber
Hn was a simple cottage with a llttb
Washington.—A new naval oil pol
Icy. designed to safeguard the govern
ment against any such leases as thos.
granted under fonder Secretary Den
hy. 'has been announced by Secretar
In a letter to Senator Hale of Maine
chairman of the senate naval commit
tee, Mr. Wilbur declared that
leases or contracts will he made hj
the pavy department without the per
sonal approval of the secretary of th«
"No further leases will be made un
111 expressly authorized by congress.'
he continued, "nsless It appears to my
satisfaction that such leases are ab
solutely essential to prevent the drain
ing of oil In the reserves hy wells
drilled adjacen^ thereto, and unless 1 (
further appears' that such leases are
fully authorized hy act of congress and
M In that event such lenses will he made
. only gfter comp etltlve bidding."
Stone Takes Oath of Office
Washington—"Harlan P. Stônê of
New York, taking up the post of at
torney general has announced as his
policy the keeping of the nation "In
the straight path of Justice under the
Mr. Stone on his arrival here April
9, conferred with President Coolldge
and then after Inquiring of the White
house policemen "where the depart
ment of Justice Is" went to his office
Mr. Stone took the oath of office In
the private office of the attorney gen
eral. There was no ceremony. The
oath was administered by the depart
ment's appointment, clerk.
Submlt Reparations Plan
The reports of the experts who have
been engaged for the past three
months in the task of ascertaining Ger
many's capacity to pay reparations,
have been handed to the reparation
under the chairmanship of Brigadier
General Charles G. Dawes and Regi
nald McKenna, respectively, have gone
deeply Into the intricacies of the many
problems connected with reparations,
and as mentioned In fhe covering let
ter. they approached the task "as bus
iness men anxious to obtain effective
The two committees
Fascist! Wine Election
Rome.—With two-thirds of the total
election results now available,
overwhelming victory for the fascist!
is assured. There only remains to be
seen what seats candidates on the op
position tickets have obtained.
Of the opposition factions, the Cath
olic party la far the strongest : next in
line are the Unitarians and maxima
lists, then come the communists and
the republicans.
Farm Aid BUI Rewritten
Washington.—The house agriculture
committee has rejected, 11 to 8, the
Vplgjht amendment to the McNarv
Haugen agriculture export bill which
o f .i ^ needed by
rtSTrtïr? ttîT*" %ÜÛ ÏB>V<irtM
,,, Continuing Its redrafting of the bill.
«he committee decided that the board
te charge of the corporation's affair*
he composed ot five director«,
tm,*t whom would be .the secratary of
*$s9ehl tatet
It was curtailed, has been reduced to
concrete terms for the first time In an
exchange between Secretary - Hughe*
and Ambassador Hanlhara.
The diplomatic exchange, calculated
to clarify the Issue over Japanese ex
elusion which has been raised in con
gress during discussion of the new 1 m
migration legislation was forwarded
by Mr. Hughes April 11, to Chairman
Colt of Hie senate Immigration com
Jap Ambassador Claim# Famous
"GantIsmsn'a Agreement" Has
Been Rsliglouaty Kspt
Washington.—The famous "gentle
men's agreement." under which Japan
ese Immigration .Into the United States
Heretofore the International under
standing between Washington and To
kio on the snbject has been based on
a long succession of exchanges and
precedents, and the exact terms of the
agreement never have been reduced to
precise form.
In reaffirming the principle of the
"agreement" the Japanese amhnssa
dor's letter to Secretary Hughes de
nied charges by Pacific const senator*
tjiat the understanding has not been
observed scrupulously. It was assert
ed that Japan la willing to continue
the arrangement In force with full
promise of Its observance but would
look with serious doubt on proposals
for a more drastic exclusion provision.
The proposed exclusion would not
only "seriously offend the pride of this
nation," the letter said, hut would "In
volve the question of good faith and
therefore honor."
Ambassador Hanlhara said his gov
ernment would be willing to enter ne
gotiations looking to modification or
change of the "agreement" If that
seemed necessary.
Washington.—President Coolldge, In
a message to the senate April 11, art
vised that body to maintain Its "con
stitutional and legal rights" In con
ducting Investigations.
The president supplemented his mes
sage with a letter from Secretary Mel
lon In which the treasury head d«*
dared that should "unnecessary In
terference" with the proper exercise
of his fluty he continued, "neither 1
nor any other man of character can
long take responsibility for the treas
ury . 1
The message, conched In direct lan
guage, was occasioned hy the act'on of
the senate committee investigating the
Internal revenue bureau In employing
Francis J. Heney of California ns sp«*
dal prosecutor at the Instance and at
the expense of Senator Couzens of
Michigan, a Republican - member ol
the committee. _ é
Employment of Heney was declared
hy ;tho president to he In conflict with
law and a procedure li k e l y- to t hrow
the government Into disorder.
"It Is time that we return to a gov
ernment under and In accordance with
fhe usual forms of the law of the
land," the president said.
Commission Approves Finding*
Pari*.—The reparations commission
Friday, April 11, officially apprbven
the report submitted to It hy the ex
perts' commission on the German rep
«ration question. *
The recommendation of the mum's
slon Is that the report be approved
conditional upon fhe acceptance of It
by Germany. The commission was
unanimous In registering Its approval.
The reparations committee will hear
the German renresentatlves regarding
the report on Thursday, April 17.
Coolldge Plane for Farm Aid
Minneapolis.—President Coolldge's
proposal to have the new $ 10 . 000,000
Agricultural Credit corporation to as
sist farmer« In sections of the north
west wheat-growing territory toward
diversification will he formulated Into
workable machinery at a meeting here
April 14, It Is announced.
— Wrecked Ship la Sighted
Wilmington, wrecked ves
sel bellev«Hl to be the British schooner.
Maid ot France, eight days overdue at
this port from the Barba does, was re
ported a menace off the coast.
investigate Effects of Magnetism
Reval. Esthanla.—An lornless ship
will sail forth Into the Baltic this
spring to Investigate the effects of
terrestrial magnetism on navigating
ett , counli i.l p ,ace 7 brause plaque
to ^ tbe place where the first pub
ne "morte" was shown.
K WB * 0T> D«- 2*- MM. that the Lu
To Mark Sits ef First Movie Show
Paris.—On the building that Is re
placing one of the famous cafe* of the
Boulevard de* Capucines the Paris
mlere brother* projected their first
flliÄ hHvrt an attdtotK*. The scr e en
was stretched la the basement of the
Grand cafe, for genera Gob* a favorite
haunt of bouievardiers. now in course
of destruction to
raom fop a
Republican Leaders Confer to Décida
Which of Two Moaeuree-to
Have Priority
Washington.—Final action on the
w ^
legislative fiscal program has been put
up to the senate when the finance com
ralttee reported out the bonus measure
and revenue bllj, Saturday. April 12.
Republican leader* Immediately called
a party conference to determine which
measure would he given priority while
spokesmen for the two parties prom
Ised early action on both bills. j
The bonus measure was approved by !
the finance committee us passed by i
the house without the formality of a :
At the same time Chairman 1
Smoot made public a report estimating j
fhe-revenue bill as framed by the com !
mlttee would cut taxes in the next
calendar year f50.980.444 below the
amount of revenue which will be need
ed to meet government expenses.
Desplte the dispute over the cost of
the bonus bill and whether funds will
be available to pay for It. Its passage
by a comfortable majority has been
freely predicted. The bill, which pro
vides for cash payments to veterans
not entitled to more than $50 in ad
justed service compensation and 20
year endowment life Insurance policies
to others, passed the house by a vote
ot 355 to 64,
Senator Simmons of North Carolina,
ranklng Democrat on the finance com
mitte, has announced he would pro
pose an amendment to the bonus hlfl
from the floor to Incorporate an option
for full cosh payments.
Washington.—The authority of the
senate to ask him the questions which
resulted I n contempt proceedings
against him was attacked by Harry
F. Sinclair April 12, In a demurret
filed here in answer to his contempt
The demurrer followed In the main
the legal contentions advanced by the
Sinclair lawyer when the.oil magna"*
and lessw of Teapot Dome last ap
peared before the senate oil committee
and refused to reply to a long string
of questions on the ground that the in
vestigations were without authority
and that his evidence should be re
served for the courts.
Sinclair pleaded not guilty to the
contempt charge Immediately after
fhe Indictment was returned ' two
weeks ago. The 15 paragraphs of the
weeks ago. The 15 paragraphs of the
demurrer cover a wide range of ob
jections. even challenging on technical
legal grounds the present organization
of the senate Itself, which It 1s de
clared Is not "In accordance with the
provisions of the constitution and laws
of the United States."
Lockout of English Shipyards
London. — About. 100,000 shipyard
workers throughout England are
locked out In consequence of the fail
ure of the striking members of their
unions In Southampton to resume work
April 11. In conformity with the nltt
mntum of the ship building employ
ers' federation.
The lockout Is Inoperative only at
Southampton where the yards are be
ing kept open for the return of those
men willing to gn back to work. When
ever the Southampton members of any
of the unions Involved resume labor
the lockout against their fellow work
ers In other yards will be withdrawn,
the employers declare.
Age Pension for Argentina
Buenos Alfes.—A national old age
pension law, recently enacted by the
Argentine congress, Is regarded as
unique In such legislation In that It
makes provisions for nearly every em
ployed person In the country and cre
ates probably the largest pension fund
in the world. While the bill was land
ing It was hailed ns a great step for
ward in social legislation, but now it Is
being, severely criticised us being de
fective In many respects.
Greeks Vote for Republic
Athens.—The Greek people April IS
voted for the establishment of n re
pubtlc. The government made It
known In the evening that a Mg ma
jority in the plebiscite held through
out the country favored a republic.
.The Greek national assembly March
25. p a ssed a re solu t ion 4u favor «»f the
overthrow of the Glueckshurg dynasty
and the establishment of a Greek re
Packing Houses Close
Los Angeles.—All packing houses In
Los Angeles county were closed at
midnight. April 8 . by order of federal
and state officials for the purpose of
permitting a thorough disinfeotioa
against the foot and mouth disease.
The date tor reopening has not been
Mary and Doug Off to Europe
New York,—Douglas Fairbanks and
Mary Plekford sailed on the Olympic
April 12, on thetr "first vacation In
two years," a trip that is to take Them
back {a California by way of the far
Farn» Labor More Plentiful
Washington —A shortage of farm la
bor cm April 1 has been announced by
the department of agriculture which
estimate* the supply at 9Ü per cent of
the dewmnrt A year ago the supply
t of the demand.
smE norms

Elect Officers for Coming Yhar After
Two-day Conference Featuring
Rotary Principle«
The annual convention of the Sixth I
district of Rotary International, which,
,* comprised by the 14 Rotary club*
|„ (he state, was held in BUllngs April
g Rn( j 9 The two-day program was '
fined to overflowing with what all the
Rotarlans declared was "good stuff " J
Alfred Atkinson, president of the J
Montana State college at Bozeman,
ar> d a member of the Rotary club of
j t hat city, was unanimously and by ac
! clamatlon elected governor of th«
i sixth district of International Rotary '
: Prior to the convention Lewis Ter- I
1 williger of the Livingston club had
j been put forward as a candidate for
! the governorship by his fellow club
men. but his name was withdrawn
as a candidate by Walter Akam. pres)-|
dent of the Llvlpgston club, who alsc
nominated Mr. Atkinson and moved |
that his election be by acclamation,
The spirit of give and take which I
exists in Rotary was further Illustrât- J
ed when Prank R. Venable, secretary
of the Butte chamber of commerce and
a delegate to the district convention I
from the Butte Rotary clnb, arose and
moved on behalf of the Butte Rotar
Ians that It he recommended to the
incoming governor and executive conn -1
dl that-* they accept Helena'* Invita- 1
lion that It be chosen as the place for|
holding tbe-1925 convention,
The attendance at the convention I
was larger on the second day than on j
the first, the reglstfrtoih Ihrt'WWHfSU
day morning reaching 275, about 1001
of whom were Billings Rotarlans and !
their wives and 175 out of town visit- j
Features of the Wednesday 1
morning session were a discussion of j
Rotary classification by Tom J. Davis
nf Kutte, former governor of the dis- 1
trlct and a member of the Internation
a! commltte on classification, and an I
address by IV. C. Bradford, field agent
of the National Playgrounds Associa
flon of America, and a New York Ro
tiirlan, upon the "Economic Value of |
The features of the closing sess'on J d
were the addresses of Chief Justice
Lew L. Callaway, of the Montana su- 1
preme court, who Is a member of the j p
Helena Rotary club, an address by
the Rev. Henry S. Gately, of the Mis- j
soula club, upon "Ethics and Codes nf I nP
Ethics." and a friendly battle among I
the delegates over the manner ln I
which the expenses of future conven
tlons should be defrayed. | m
Helena.—A quarantine calling for
the exclusion or Inspection of all live
stock, meats, hides, fruits, fodder, veg
etables, milk, cheese, butter cattle cars
and even farm hands from the state
of California was ordered April 9. by
Governor Joseph M. Dixon to prevent
the spread into this state of the foot
and mouth disease.
One-day-old chicks may be shipped
Into the state, under the proclamation,
nnder certnlln regulations, as may
tree^i, shrubs "and rootAand biologies If
released by the United States bureau
of animal Industry. , _ ; ____
All formi of livestock, dressed car
cases of heef. swine, she«*p and other
ruminants are absolutely barred. So
Is hay,-straw and similar fodder. Live- J
stock consigned to other states cannot I
pass through Montana unless nccom- I
panled by a federal certificate of |
health and shipped In sealed cars.
Milk, cream, cheese apd other dairy I
products are excluded unless It Is J
shown that they are made from pas
teurlzed or sterilized milk. Fruits and |
vegetables must be shipped In new
containers and only from areas ap- J
proved hy the California agricultural |
on's proclamation provides that all |
sheep shearers, fahn and stockyard
laborers in general coming from the
state of California where the foot and
Because of the extremely contagious
nature of the disease, Governor Dlx
mouth disease 1 s rapidly eating Its
way Into the livestock Industry, must
furnish sffadavit evidence that they
have not been in Infected areas or |
subject themselves to a thorough fu
mlgatlng. ■ ;
be made to the state hoard of ednea- j
tlou at Helena that additional funds!
be provided which will approximate
$100.000 for the erection of buildings |
*n the grounds of the state Industrial 1
school here. Following an Inspection
Inatltution Asks More Funds
Miles City.—Recommendations will j
made at the request of Supt. A. C. I
Dorr, a committee consisting of the J
heads of three dvlc organizations (
reached the conclusion that a new |
kitchen, a cottage and a hospital are
needed to more adequately take care j
*f the school population. These mat
ter* will be laid before the state board
af education at once. It Is announced.
Wllaall Ships Swine
WUssIl.—Since the first of October
about 1,000 hogs have been shipped In
c*r lets to the markets. In addition
*t lasst 10S dressed porker* have been
shipped locally to tbs Livingston mar
kata. Reckoning the average value of
sack animal at $16 the gross receipts
to the formers of this section from this
source alone fat in excess of $60,000 ah
easily. It Ik leas than two years ago
that is was difficult to obtain a car
load shipment of swine In this section,
*** P**®«* production could be ln
News of Montons
Brief Ni
New Roade Planned.—The forestry
service will build 17 miles of new
rood this season, It has been an
I n i ounced by Supervisor IV T. Ferguson,
this work to be done oil the Crooked
_ . , .
° reek Project, Red Lodge Creek stä
t,on> Ro8k crw?k • and Lodge p °l®
' creek - Work wiI! ® tart Mav 1 Some
of the «inlpment Is on the ground at
J prwent at the Croojced Creek project,
J Nine mI,e ® ot Dew road 0,1 ***•
Crookad Creek project will be con
8tructed and fr«™ the point where It
rMchPS ,he border of the national for
eRt ' fhe citlzens of Cowley will tie onto
' !t wlth a re P alred road that they are
I P re P arin * to- put In shape to accom
modate travel. New road on Red
LodKe creek will extend three miles,
Rork crM?k ,hrae h 1 "® 8 and Lodge Po,e
creek tbree mllM -
Normal Collage Additions. — The
Plans for the new buildings to be erect
| Pd at the Montana State Normal col
I practically complete and It is expected
J that actual construction will begin In
tlx* Immediate future. With the bonds
disposed of and the money on deposit
I ln Helena banks, nothing remains to
block the path of the building pro
«ram to he carried out at the state ed
«rational Institutions,
A new library, gymnasium and heat
ln * P ,an t «re planned to be erected.
and President S, E. Davis of the Nor
Inspected the building plans for the
new buildings,
lege at Dillon this season are now
mal college, while In Helena last week
Famous Mine Again Operates.—Gall
Ing thousands of men to work dally
over a period of 30 years—then a grim,
grave-like silence for 14 years—the
whistle on the big mill at the Drum
Lummon mine in Marysville has re
opened under the authority of the new
St. Louis Mining and Milling company,
Thirty men are now employed oo-the
property, which force will be increased
within two weeks when the stamps
again will start dropping on ore that
for years made the Marysville section
Montana's greatest gold producer.
Mine Shows Good Prospecta. —Monl
d n Minerals company, a Spokane syn
dlcate, reports that It has cut a large
body of high grade lead ore at Us
p asa creek mine. 25 miles north of
f are n f n gfip-foot cross-cut tun
nP ] nnf j j S presumed to be fhe down
xrnrd extension of the oré h*-dles en
countered In the upper or No. 4 tunnel,
The ore ls there exposed throughout
m ore than (WO feet of tunnel and cross
cuts extending from grass roots Into
The ore was encountered
cuts extending from grass roots
the mountain.
Civilian Aid Appointed.—-Secretary
of War John W. Weeks has announced
the appointment of H. S. Hepner of
Helena as civilian aid to the secretary
of war for fhe state of Montana In the
matter of stimulating public Interest
fhronchout the state , In the citizens',
training camp to he held at Salt Lake
City this year. Mr. Hepner will be
"the chief civilian agency In the state
of Montana in nss'sting th' war de
partment in matters of personal pro
If j '
• «tiiiiimti
Over the Great Divide
Pt*w»ni il — -
wk* hav* earn* ta tha a*4 al tha trail
J Anna
I Brown, at her home hear Silver. She
I was horn In Norway eighty-five years
| ago. and came to Montana in 1871.
DUNSTAN—Charles Dunstan, died
BROWN—Death has claimed Mrs.
Brown, widow of William
I at Boulder at the age of R5. He was
J born in England, ami had resided In
Jefferson county for the past 4C
| years.
J rane, 77, a veterinarian of Great Falls,
| has been claimed hy death. He came
to Montana from Illinois 40 years ago,
JETTE —Fred Jette, a teamsrer of
Helena, died at the age of '70. He
| came to Helena in 1878.
COCHRANE—Dr. Alexander Coch
| Station Baals at Points in Montana
Taking a 39'vCent Freight Rate
to Minneapolis or Duluth,
Week Ending April 12.
Grain Prices
j Dark hard winter
Hard winter_
Flax :
| No. 1 flax _
1 No. 2 flax
Per bn,
_$ .91
No. 1 dark nortbern.
j No. 1 northern.:_
Chicago Livestock
I Cattle—Top. $12.35, average-$11.00
J Hogs—Top, $7.-50, average
( Sheep, fat wooled lambs—Top— 16JW
7 2t
| Choice ewes
Bar silver, per ounce
Copper, per lb._
Lead, per lb. _
Zinc, per lb. _
New York Metals
6414 c
1 S*<
8 Uc
014 «
Governor Makes Appointments—
Gov. Joseph M. Dixon bas announced
tbree appointments on various board*
nnder the state government.
Tha Re«. Frank E Carlson of Hel
ena ta. bah member of the state board
ef charities and reforms, succeeding
Dr. J. F. McNamee. whose terra has ex
A H. Stafford of Bozeman was sp
pointed to succeed himself a* a
ber of the state board of hail insur
sacs commissioners,
T. J. Sweeney at Bed Lodge wsa ap
State beard at dental egjuuihef*.
Cooler Weather Leaeene Danger In
Big Hern Valley; Flood Dam
age Being Repaired
Flood waters In the Little Big Horn
and the Big Horn rivers which Mon
day night, April T, threatened the
railroad, the highways and spie II
towns along the banks In the vicinity
at Hardin and Lodgegrass, are reced
ing under the spell ot cooler weather
and It Is believed here danger of far
ther damage has passed.
Both rivers are still running bank
full, but water, which flooded the low
lands and ran over the Burlington
tracks near Wyola, has receded.
Water, too, which flooded streets
and at least one building at Lodge
grass, has receded and flood damage
Is being repaired.
Considerable damage has been done
to the Custer highway as a result of
the high water In the Little Big Horn.
Railroad damage was not auch as to
stall trains.
Spring Camp at Forestry School
The ninth annual spring camp of
the school of forestry will be held on
the north shore of Flathead lake May
10 to 18. Approximately 80 students
and five members of the faculty will
attend the camp this year, according
to Dorr Steels, a professor In the for
estry school at Missoula.'
"The camp Is located at Yellow hay,
which Is the property of the university,
and Is In a wealth of timber country
which makes It an admirable location
for the work of the school," said Pro
fessor Skeels. "The purpose of the
camp is to give the forestry students a
chance to put Into actual practice the
knowledge of the courses they have
been studying during the fall and
Rapelje Men Purchase Bank
A group of farmers and business
men of Rapelje have taken over the
Interests of Roy J. Covert and asso
ciates In the First National bank of
that city. The new officers of the
bank are W. J. Soderlind, president;
John Raab, vice president; A. B.
Richards, cashier.
Mr. Soderlind has been with the
bank since It started and has been
a resident of Rapelje since the first
stake was driven In platting the town
In 1917.
fanner of the Rapelje district where
he has been engaged In farming since
1910. Mr. Richards has been with the
bank as assistant cashier for the last
year and is Interested in ranching at -
Mr. Raab Is a substantial
year and is Interested in ranching at -
»*. *y • -
Ford* for Cow Puncher*
The Fry Cattle company, op- A
A crating a big outfit 80 miles A
A west of Sidney, have bought a A
A rerauda of five stem-winding A
A Fords, to be used by their A
A "buckaroos.
Guy McConaha, foreman for A
A the outfit, claims he will enter A
A his men and their mounts in A
A the next American Legion A
A roundup on July Fourth, and A.
A that with chaps and spurs. A
A there will be no leather pulling A
A by the Fry cowboys.
Place Trout in Fishless Stream
The forest service has made plans
to stock the headwaters of the north
fork of fhe Blackfoot liver with native
trout In June. All the planttfig will
be done above the falls, which are
more than 50 feet high.
There Is not a fish of any descrip
tion In that territory of 100 square
miles. It was stated by J. H. Clack,
fire assistant of the Missoula national
The streams at the points described
are said to he Ideal for trout—cold,
rapid, full of eddies and running
through lightly forested and meadow
lands, where plenty of feed abounds
during the summer time.
New Buildings for Normal College
With the state educational bonds
disposed of and the money on deposit
In Helena banks, nothing now remains
to obstruct the building programs at
tli eî? state educational Institutions
which means the addition of a library,
gymnasium aud a heating plant to ^he
buildings on the Normal college
campus at Dillon.
Incumbents Win City Election
Percy Wltmer as mayor and Robert
H. Fletcher as councilman will remain
In office two more years as the re
sult of the election In Helena. Wltmer
defeated Henry Kaln, 1,671 to 1,014.
end Fletcher won from Wilbur Houle,
I, 677 to 1.Ô01. The total vote for may
or was 2.686 as compared with a total
registration of 5,007.
County Attorn«/ May Rsoign
County Attorney L. A. Brown of
Poplar, who has been in the South for
several months In an effort to reçu per
at* hj* health, la advised by hla phy
sicians to remain there. He ban been
ill during a large part <»f the last year
and à half and spout long periods at
hospitals. Bta original Ilia
and U U understood that hla
present trouble Is rheumatism. His
friends in the county will share the re
gret he expresses at the necessity for
qulttiag the office to which he van
elected In November. 1922.
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