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(From Helena Record-Herald)
Starting on June 9, when Prank B.
Linderman filed his candidacy for the
United States senate, subject to the
decision of the Republican voters of
Montana, and building up an organi-i
ration that reaches to every county of
the state, is the accomplishment of the
Linderman for Senate club, of which
Dr. W. R. Hopkins of Helena is presi
dent, according to an announcement
from tiie headquarters of the club in
With the work of organizing going
ahead in every county, Dr. Hopkins
avers that upwards of 30 workers are
devoting their entire time to the pro
motion of the candidacy of Mr. Lin
derman. These workers are in addi
tion to scores of other volunteers who
are helping the organization. Requests
for placards and smaller campaign
literature are pouring into headquar
ters here, said Dr. Hopkins.
"We are getting a number of amus
ing letters from Blackfeet Indians, re
questing literature," said Dr. Hopkins.
"Of course, Mr. Linderman is well
known among these Indians where he
spent much time gathering material
for his stories dealing with Indian life
and it is natural that they are anxious
to help him."
Mr. Linderman, who recently ac
quired control of a large hotel prop
erty at Kaliapell, has found it im
possible to leave his home town for an
extended campaign trip thus far, but
has put affairs in shape so he can
take the road within a few days, ac
cording to advices received by Dr.
He will be in Helena next weak and
his headquarters will have arranged
a speaking itinerary that will take
turn to every section of the state and
will keep him busy until the eve of
the primary on August 28. A num
ber of speaking dates have had to be
refused on account of the short time
Intervening before the primary, but
headquarters atm is to route tee can
didate no he will have an opportunity
of meeting as many of tee state's
Cole Bros.' Shows »rill visit Belt
Saturday, August 18th, for two per
formances. With each successive sea
one looks forward to the vfcpto of
the various '
travel the
try for the amazement
of the people, and no show te
heartily welcomed titan Cole Bros.
*The? have made a reputation tor
themselves by giving the people good
high-class entertainment which ap
peals to an as interesting, amusing
and instructive.
Everybody loves horses and ponies,
More especially does this apply to the
ladies who, »rith the little
the most loyal patrons. They are aa
atJred of the highest form of enter
tainment, free from everything at ail
calculated to offend' the most sensi
tive. In addition to the trained ani
mal features. Cole Bros, have the very
boat of lady and gentlemen perform
ers. 'Hie performing elephants and
rare wild beasts, Banty Bunny, the
cute little baby elephant, the good
*ri>t pony, together »rith the many
prancing ponies in military drills and
marches are especially pleasing to the
little ones. The fanny clo»ms, the
many beautiful lady artists, the fea
ture acts by the »rorid's greatest gym
ones, are
»•■t, Mile. Roberts, In her death-defy
ing act in mid-air, the like of »rhich
bas never been witnessed, will live
/ long in memory »rhen many other
shows have faded away into forget
town bearing Philip Dunsten and »rife.
lhis being the first intimation
ceived by local folks regarding the
The bride, formerly Miss Kathryn
Mclvor of Melrose. Montana, and Mi.
Dunsten were married Saturday, Au
gust 2, in Butte at the parsonage of
the First Baptist church, the Rev.
O'Farrell officiating.
Friends at the bride and groom
ranged a pleasant tittle surprise par
ty for thorn Monday sight,
Friends of Philip Dunsten
pleasantly surprised Monday after
noon when an Overland drifted into
them to the city »»here they are spend
ing a few days before returning to the
serious dattes of bfe.
Mr. Dunsten tew spent
te the Belt valley, red te» « heut of
frietida who jete to wishing the bridal
pair a tong and happy married Mfe.
Exactly where or whm they wilt he
■a* to friend» ha« not yet
«* Pldt is

While we were expecting a
goodly amount of advertising
for this week, we were not pre
pared for an avalanche. This
is the first time since we took
over the Belt Valley Times that
we have been compelled to re
fuse advertising copy for the
weekly issue. Many articles of
local news have been crowded
out They will appear later.
Patrons will serve their own in
terests if they will study eare
fully the sale ads in this issue
and also take note of the men
and their platforms who are as
pirants for political honors.
Lee Dennis, republican candidate
for governor, has a record open to in
vestigation. Among his outstanding
achievements is the increased saving
in freight rates made possible to the*
farmers stockmen of Montana.
^ P® r cen t in rates between points
t * le 8ta *e * n d from points out
side to P° intB Montana, amounts to
The actual saving on interstate
traffic from October, 1920, to March
31, 1924, inclusive, amounted to $877,
980. The estimated saving in denying
Through his initiative and untiring ef
fort, one-third of the freight rates on
hay, feed, grain and various commod
ities was saved daring the most try
ing period hi Montons history.
A similar saving was made in the
forced shipment of feeder stock to
points out of the state.
Figures taken from the office of
the State Board of Equalization show
that the actual and estimated saving
to tee people of Montana in denying
the petition of the American Railway
Express company tor an increase of
«re jncrewTOu TreigriT. rawg Trorn Aprs?
to December, 1924, is $140,248. The
estimated saving for 1926 is $28,788
on intrastate traffic and on interstate
traffic tor the same period is $539.404
making a total of $1388378.
As heed of the railroad commission,
Lee Dennis took an active part in the
general investigation of freight rate»,
cooperating with the Interstate Com
merce Commission which resulted in
a flat decrease of 10 per cent in al
freight rates, which has applied to
the total freight revenue of all roads
in Montana for 1921, residents of tels
state have been relieved of an annual
transportation bill of $5,460,614. This
is based solely on the Montana opera
hons * nd itB application in this state
.was possible by the action of the com
miMion of which ^ De»»»* is the
c * la * ,Tn a n -
Attention is called to the various
fairs and exhibits to be held in the
next several months.
First—The Eighth Annual Boys'
and Girls' Club Fair to be held Sep
tember 19th, 1924, at the Livestock
Pavilion, Great Falls. A very good
premium list is assured. Only regis
tered club members are entitled to ex
hibit. Cascade County leads the state
»rith 306 active members.
The State Fair »rith a premium list
totalling $36,000 starts September
The Second North Central Montana
Corn Show, October 28th, 29th. 30th.
With $4,000 in cash and merchandise
specials »rill this year combine fat
stock and dairy cattle in its scope.
Believing that livestock expansion
should go hand in hand »rith our in
creased corn f acreage,, liberal premi
suhscribed for fat hogs
and fst cattle, amLsix classes in each
of the six breeds of dairy cattle.
The Internationa] Hay and Gratis
Show, Chicago, November 29th to De
urns have
cember 6th.
Cascade county's reputation »rill ba
maintained at these various shows
but'we would like to have a greater
number of individuals make exhibits.
Last year w« had more individual ex
hibitors than in say previous year and
this year an increase in number is
again desired.
Turkey Information
turkeys will you have to market be
Nov 16 and Dec. 26?
an opportunity to get a Chicago
wholesaler to bid on the county out
put if we can furnish to carload Iota.
Drop a card to Box 1829 telling hoir
many you »rill have for sale. Adjoin
ing counties made 3c to 6c more per
How many
pound last year selling to this partie
alar firm. 18» proposition is good to
they sndd buy F. O- B. Greet
ItaBe and pay tor the birds at
Writ» that card— ï)p H
Local and Personal Items
Earl Albert, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Waymire of Geyser, died at
the family home on July 26 after an
illness of three days. The body was
laid to rest on Monday. The boy was
15 years of age and had been in deli
cate health. There are several other
children in the family.
Louis J. Mustek, a prominent ft
torney of Tacoma, stopped oft in Brit
this week on his way home from New
York and Washington, D. C-, where
he had been attending to professional
business, to visit his sister. Mrs. F.
Florek and family. Louis was a Bett
bey and formerly lived on Coke Oven
Flat His father was head car p e ater
at the Coal washer. He is a graduate
of Harvard and hae served one torn
as district judge in Washington. H«
states that Emil is traveling for a
large wholesale house and is doing
well. Both boys were members of the
A. E. F.
W. H. Fluhr is snothsr Kelt man j
who is a candidate for the legislature.
His name will appear on the demo
cratic ticket. He is the proprietor of
the local creamery and ia well known
gan is but whatever it may he » ia a
good one and "Bill" would repnreo«
Us constituency in an able uuun s r
He is s college man. being a graduate
from Montana state College at Born
?* ^ on * * na
Montana oeonle
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_T c £* rd ®* e * de WI ****** * ! th *
Ghn * an c r®f ch Sunday morning and
evening. Everyone i. cordially invit
ed to come out and hear him.
Mrs. R. H. Bern», Miss Elsie Bern».
T. W Noble and family and Jot*
Jaap visited Sheep Creek last Sunday.
Nets A. Nelson and family were Ml
town last Monday. One week agU
they made a trip to Little Belt afluj|
berries and secured a fine
Ed Sundermeier, John
Bill Hill went to Sheep Creek last
Saturday in the tetter's car. The?
went down into the ou&yeu tp
and later speut
twelve blowouts sud arrived here
many hoars behind their schedule
Mrs. Peter Sslo of Wakefield,
Minn., formerly Jennie Teppo of Belt
ia visiting Mrs. Richard Keto and
others. Michigan, she says, te much
like Montana, good crops and poor.
She commented on the growth of trees
in Belt and the fact that Belt looked
good to her. She will visit Highwood
soon and »rill return home about Au
This last week while catting his
winter wheat Martin Roben found his
binder clogged at times by a mass of ;
brownish green worms, Investiga
tion showed that they were eating at
the heads. There were rumors of
army worms about to»m but this new
menace to the wheat crop ia evident
ly not the army worm. As yet no
getting the Lizzie buck 4» the tep of
the hill from »Hildk
with apparently needless haste « abat
time before. Coming home they had
gust 16th.
damage has been reported.
In the McShkne house across from
the Auditorium was stored a targe
quantity of valuable*. The door »ras
secured »rith a heavy padlock, but in
vestigation yesterday proved that the
place had been looted, probably by
children. Pine china, silverware, fun
silk dresses
a quantity of keepsakes and jewelry.
Mias Greta Venohr of Great Falls
home to visit »rith her
! has
mother for a abort time.
Miss Nellie Klimas spent a few
days in Gnat Fails this »reek.
G. W. Merkle is making an extend
ed trip east He »rill »riait St, Paul
and New York besides intermediate
L. J. Clergy and Mrs. Clergy left
Tuesday tor a few weeks' trip to that
Mecca of the Montanans, Banff and
tained a few friends at dinner a week
ago Sunday in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Magnuson. A wonderful
spread »ras prepared by Mrs. Noble
and everyone present saw his duty
and -done ft- nobly. Thoae present
were Mr, and Mra. Heribert Magnuson,
John Magnuson, Miss Mag
noaon, Mr. and Mrs. Frank m L* &à
the host and hostess, and Faye Noble,
Mrs. E H. Bonis. Mim Elsie Berms,
Mrs. F. Rote and Mrs W. H Fluhr
motored to Great Falla Wednesday
Bert Funk made a trip to Broad
view tide »reek on hatiaow connected
making a trip tereugh tee Bitter Root
wtofc. Nidi Wikmn u, looking at
Lake Louise.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Noble enter
with the First National bank
Georg* Steffel and Lot Evans are
ter Mr •teffeTs
Bad check artists are getting num
erous. They seem to follow the good
roads and nearly all are driving more
or less prosperous looking cars. A
Wÿ, fine looking and nicely dressed,
«ucently got supplies at the G. W.
store giving in exchange
on a Billings bank. A little
telephoning showed teat the cheeks
onre no good and the lady gave back
>11 the groceries, dress goods and
<kange she had received and told no
Many plausible stories teat tee was
not prosecuted. These stories
discovered later to be pore fabrica
Mr. and Mrs. Loberg and daughter
Thelma from Great Falls were call
ing on friends here last Sunday.
Mrs. Koski of Little Belt was down
last Friday and reported a great quan
tity of berries.
Eddie Johnson returned yesterday
Item Little Belt where he has assist
ad in haying the past three weeks.
.. Hilda Sivimaki, who has been vis
Hing friends here tor the last two
11 ." I"*. ™ ** wiU^.p
^ beC *" M C * ttl * prÜn * «"*'
ordered one c4r for the
* ' .
N- H. Browning always has
aucond hand Fords for sale. — Ad
Mr. and Mrs. Prod Wright and sons
Junior and Russell, passed through
PI*» on their way from Logging
Creek to the Kevin-Sunburnt oil fields.
Within tee next month they will *U-I
« 0 v, to Colorado to make their home.
Mimes Purl Atkinson and Myrtle
|k|lwn pmsed through Belt Tuet
day on their way to visit Mrs. Lester
It is reported that J. L. Blair of
obeon, former manager of th» A. C.j
. Co. store in Belt, is seriously ill
id is confined to his bed with dia
waeks, returned home last Saturday.
Frank Sheldon has ordered four
On last Friday evening » show«
»tee, grie» tor MHHe Florek at the
flahfhoèirxrf Altes und Amy Beaudry. The
te (

mer wHfc
tray: 600 was pluyud throughout the
I evening Those present were Louise
! Lochruy, Genevieve Schroeder, Nellie
Klimas, Katherine Mcrkle, Margaret
Pimperton, Pauline Yurko, Laura
Spogen. Millie Florek, Maude Apple
yard, Amy and Alice Beaudry.
At a meeting of the stockholders
' of the Belt Farmers Mill and Bleva
tor company on the second of August
Matt Shannon was re-elected director
an d John Tuura and John Kleffner
were added to the board. Ths old
officers of the company wars all re
C. F. Anderson was in town yes ter
day with Mrs. Anderson. Hs avers 1
that his winter wheat is the finest
that he has seen in years and that un
less it te hailed out he will have one
of the finest crops ever. The kernels
are three te a meah. The heads are
iong and hang straight do»m.
Wilbert Thompson, a former Belt
whfto »rite a centerpiece of verset
peas. ThatoMterButet
with." a stiver
boy, but now a resident of Great Falla
was visiting relatives here last week,
Wilbert waa accompanied by two
pretty little misses whom be intro
duced as his daughters
Mrs. Andrew Maki of Ss»rmill crock
was operated Monday in Great
Falls for a diseased kidney. At last
reports she was improving and her
condition »ras announced as satisfac
( Jos. Bazant of Lower Belt came to
town after lumber and other repairs
J°hn Magnuson of Rocky Ridge
made a trip here after supplies early
this week. He says that a rain would
do spring wheat a loi of good in his
John Gllko »ras here after harvest
ing supplies this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stamy of
Helena are visiting Mrs. Stanly's par
enta, Mr. and Mrs Roy Fish at Bay
nestord, Mr. Stamy is employed at
the Federal Reserve Bank in Helena
and likes that city very much.
Walter Fiah, Roy Fiah, Walter
Stamy and Mr. Bright were in Belt
Tuesday on business.
CouÉMnaa ars working on the Bum
(-'»mar and Robertson places and will !
soon be going on the J- B. Long ranch,
Rev. Davjd L Miller and family of j
< aldwuD, Kansas, stopped In Belt last
week to riait the family of J R- Cid
ver. The Millers are on their »ray to
{CaUHavnia by auto. j
Ms*. Anna Pattaner and family
have removed to Spokane. Wash.,;fund,
where they will make thetr horn* »nth
Juli«, who ia teaching there John is
iookiug after their interests here.
Fort Benton—The sheriff'»
force last week apprehended tee
one who recently robbed the
post office at Carter. He was
Alton Hansen, whose mother
and family formerly lived here,
hut who now reside at Big San
dy. The boy is but 14 years of
age, and was suspected of com
plicity in the robbery of the
poet office here some time ago.
Sufficient evidence was secured
which led the officers to belisve
he was the guilty party, but,
not sufficient to convict The
lad was confronted with this
evidence, and confessed to the
Carter robbery.
I. G. Denny of Butte, one of the
many candidates for state office was
in town Monday in the interest of his
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J. J. Wolf of Great Falls was s bus
ine „ ^.ttor at the Jones ranch Tnes
Mrs. Fred Johnson, who has been
■ critically ill in Great Falls, Is report
®d as improving nicsly, and hopes are
entertained tor her recovery.
Mrs. J. Hsbel returned from Groat
Pan> Thursday where she had been to
££ iume dental work done. White
there she was tho guest of Mrs. M. N.
T >- IT H im
Herman Lippis of Groat Falls spent
Sunday at the Johnson home
The county norm is Writing the
Khool today,

Mrs. Mamie Gibb of Throe Forks,
who had bean vteHfetf tee Babel fam
ily, returned bom» Monday.
A. J. Tennant of Stocke«
Wbdwmduy visiting <riand» pi
Mrs. Eteri Thrasher sad daughter,
Miss Winifred, came out Thursday
j from Great Palls. Mrs. Thrasher aq
turned home Saturday, but Miss Win
remained for s longer visit
; Hairy Erickson returned Thursday
fmm » month's absence and te now at
the Bhrtelt ranch,
Austin and Claude Broadhurst and
Le S u c an d Mias Lucille Cameron spent
Sunday on Logging creek.
Pm j ßartelt and Mr. Erickson spent
Saturday on Dry Fork,
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony returnad on
Thursday from Great Falls where they
pm-dm^d a new automobile.
Mrs. Anthony and Miss Irene spent
Sunday at the Nevllls ranch,
Martin Nopens was a Sunday caller
4t the Cameron ranch,
g jj. Thrasher spent Sunday on
Logging Creek.
Mr .and Mrs. Terrill are spending a
f ew days in Great Falls,
g, f|. Thrasher spent Saturday In
Vaughan and Sun River. He »ras ac
CO mpanied home by his wife and chil
dren who had spent the past two
weeks visiting st the Birkenbuel home
in Sun River.
J. Justenak has purchased ■ new
Ford truck.
Mrs. Duncan Cameron and Miss
Corrine spent Sunday
Mrs. Jennie Jones has accepted the
position as teacher at the Gereke
Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson were
business visitors in Great Falls Thurs
Fifteen years ago, »rhen the booster
spirit ruled the Yellowstone rslley,
the allied commercial clubs of the
country asst and west and north and
sooth from Billings offered a prize
for the selection of a name for that
R G. Ltaebarger, now a candidate
for the republican nomination for
I retenant governor, »»on it, choosing
the nans -Midland Empire." The
prise »ras $25 and he gave it buck to
the organization for the publicity
northern part of ths Mato war hut
the name he selected still sticke.
Reggie McDonald of Sand Coulee is
working at the Ne»riils ranch.
Duncan Cameron and road crew
completed their work near Tiger Butte
George Anthony and the Misées An
nie and Lizzie Bedoskcy spent Sunday
on Logging Creek.
! mebarger has moved orer to the
Last week 50,000 fingerlings went
planted in Little Beit creek. Thee*
were all of the native trout and
planted in Little Belt creek be re Me
this stream is the only one in this vi
cinity suitable for this variety at
On Friday Mrs. Stubblefield, «Ms
of the caretaker of the Giant Springs
hatchery, brought out thirty thous
and. Of these Louis Nevala took.
10,500 and planted them near Us
home, Jay Leland and Eddie Sunder
meier planted 9.500 at the McClintock
ranch, and Ben Kennedy and John.
Jaap took 10,000 to the Ed Wood»
On Saturday Mr. Stubblefield gave
the locals 20,000 mors. Of
10,000 were taken by Jay Leland to
the Peterson ranch and Messrs. Jaap ,
and Kennedy planted 10,000 at the
Ed Woods ranch.
Little Belt is one of the best streams
for fish remaining in this vicinity but
its waters have been thrashed so thor
oughly and continuously by fishermen
that the number of fish has been per
ceptibly lessened and it was necessary
to have the supply replenished if them
is to be sport thsre in tfas future.
The men who took enough
in the matter to see art tec fry uud
to plant team, deserve the thunks qf
tes fishing public. Belt creek te elf
the map as a fishing stream
such time as the Silver Dyke dome
down or finds a way to keep its
out of this formerly beautiful stream.
Only the tributaries remain and
of these by nature of the soil
which they flow are not suitable tor
Pilgrim creek, Tiilinghast, Logging
creek and Little Brit must be kept
w»i> stocked if we are to he p e r mit te d
to catoh a mess of trout without seek
ing a i
lb tee
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fl&ifrtuliiiiL r . ,ÿ
tens, te 1rf CUu
Bdwsrd C. Niete«, Plaintiff,
tor af' tea Estate af Maude Hedrick,
De ems a d ; Henry C. Hedrick, Write
Dickey Company, s corporation; W.
F. O'Leary, D. W. Doyle aod Fp* L
Sterling, Défendante.
Under and by virtue of the decree
in the above entitled ease the Sheriff
of said county will sell at Sheriffs
sals on THURSDAY, tho 28th day at
Auguat, 1924, at 2:00 o'clock P. M. at
said day at the West door of the Court
House in Great Palls. Cascade Coun
ty, Montana, all the right, title, elates
and interest of the above named de
fendants. in and to that certain prop
erty described as foHours. to-wit ;
The South Half of the Southeast
Quarter <8*8Ett) of Section
Twenty-two (22); the Southeast
quarter of the Northwest quar
ter (8E44NWK; the South Half
of the South »rest quarter (8V48
Whi); the Northeast quarter of
the Southwest quarter (NEÎ4
8WK); the North Half of She
Southeast quarter (NHSEtt)
the Southwest at tee
■ ''
Southeast quarter (SW448EH)
of Section Twenty-three (28);
Lota Two, Three and Four (2, 8
and. 4); the South Half of the
Northeast quarter (8ftNE14)
and the North Half of the South
east quarter (NftSEK) of Sec
tion Twenty-six (26); Lot One
(1) and the Southeast quarter of
the Northeast quarter (SE(4
NE14) of Section Twenty-seven
(27), in Township Nineteen (19),
North of Range Seven (7) East,
Montana Meridian, containing
Seven Hundred (700) acres mere
or less, according to the Govern
ment Survey thereof
Dated at Great Falls, Montana, thin
29th day of July. 1924.
Sheriff of Cascade County.
Under Sheriff
(First Pub. Aug. 7—last pub. Aug it)
Sunday School at 10:86 a. m.
Chriatian Endeavor fM p. m.
Junior Endeavor (to basamsnl) a*
7:06 p. m.
■» J
serrieas and
at 8:66 p. to.
Prmyar uwettag

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