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Belt Valley times. [volume] (Armington, Mont.) 1894-1977, February 12, 1925, Image 1

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Hnridred* Wf friends sad acquaint
ances representing many outside cities
attended the funeral sendees of Judge
Jera B. Leslie at his home, 600 Fourth
«venue north, Sunday afternoon at
2:80, paying their tribute of honor
and raspeet to the memory of one of
Montana's most distinguished citi
aens. So numerous were his friends
that only a comparative few were
privileged to assemble within the
home. The services were simple yet
impressive carrying a note of sinceri
ty and reverence, reflecting the es
teem and position held by Judge
Beautiful floral offering»
were banked about the casket and
along tee walk of the living room.
The Rev. Horary Van Engden, pas
tor of the Pirat Baptist church of Mis
soula, former pastor of the First Bap
tist church of Great Falls, of which
the late Judge Leslie was a member?
preached the sermon. The Rev. Mr.
Van Bngelen was also the pastor of
the chmreh which Judge Leslie's father
attended and in eulogizing the life of
the son paid a high tribute to the
father when ho said:
Noble Character
"The noble qualities we all recog
nise in the life of Judge Leslie have a
genesis. Such a noble character la
never an accident A superior person
ality Ilk* him does not Just happen.
Those of us who are old enough and
fortunate enough to have known his
father. Gov. p, H. Leslie, can better
account fra excellencies in tee life of
the son. The home of the elder Leslie
one of the foremost in Kentucky.
Twice he served his state as governor,
he was the eighth territorial gov
ernor of Montana. Stalwart, u p righ t
dons, bote Kentucky aad
ts paying high tribute to tee character
of hk son when we say that be lived
up to the high Meed* of hi* nobk
In dosing tee Rev. Mr. Van Engelen
Montana will ever revere his name. It
addressed a few words of comfort and
Two musical selections, "Nearer My
God to Thee," aad "Jesus Lover of My
Soul," favorite hymns of Judge Ladle,
were sung by quartet composed of
Mks Ellen Goutte, Mrs. E. 8. Lyford,
Percy B. Churchill and R. A. Keyes,
Mr*. O. F. Wa ds wor th presiding at the
One hundred members of the Cas
cade County Bar association, who at
tended the services in a body, formed
the eaoort, marching to double forma
tion from the Leslie home to Eighth
street and First avenue south.
Officials and employe* of the
ty as well a« members of the bar
asso ci a ti on mat at the court house
afternoon at 2 and marched to
' to the services. Ransom
bag, will deliver an eulogy to Judge
at 18 at a special
of th* association. The court
flag, which
store Judge Leslie's death, will
«or a period of 80
the body to Highland
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a * the grave.
W. ». CFLeary, W. S. Oil
Garage K Hurd. J. M Berlin
n m
April it.
et Hon.
territorial i

. r, Ky- «ad
a ted in 1875. After graduation be
took up the study of law in his fath
er's office in Glasgow and was ad
mitted to the Kentucky bar in 1878.
He practiced kw with hia father until
1887, when the Utter was made ter
ritorial governor of Montana. Judge
Leslie came to Great Falk shortly af
ter coming to Montana, opening law
offices her«. In 1890 he formed a
professional partnership with the late
W. G. Downing which continued until
1896 when Judge Leslie was elected
to the district bench which position the
people of Cascade county conferred
upon him every four years for eight
successive terras. At the time of his
death he had served 29 years on the
district bench.
In 1881 be was married to Mias
Halen Trabue of Glasgow and of this
union two daughters survive, Mrs. R.
P. Jackson and Mrs. Charles R. Low
ery, both of Great Falk.
Besides the .widow and daughters
the other relatives that survive are:
Dr. R. M. Leslie of Great Falk, Mrs.
T. T. Cheek of Nashville, Tenn., Mrs.
8. E. Winn of San Diago, Calif., and
Mrs. Walter Shobe of Helena, broth
ers and sisters of the deceased.—The
Great Falk Tribune.
D. E. Sullivan, fra many years s
reaident of Bolt, passed away at hk
home in Harlowtoft on Wednesday of
last week. l.
Mr. Sullivan and family came to
Belt in the Ute nineties and lived hera
until one year ago when failing health
caused him and hk estimable wife to
move to Harlowton where they could
be near some of their children.
Among their relative* in this sec
tion are Mrs. Agnes Manchester, Mrs.
Brolin and John Jaap, who are nieces
Mr. Sullivan was caught in a f»U
of rock in the Belt mine many yttuem
ago and suffered tee loss of a kg, but
in spite of this as long as pick mining
was used bars, he found it possible to
work to coal raining.
The many friends of the Sullivans
in the vicinity of Belt have the great
est sympathy fra the bereaved wife,
who in her many years of residence in
Belt, earned the warmest affection of
her friends.
The following excerpt from the
Harlowton News is self-explanatory:
D. E. Sullivan, pioneer reaident of
Montana, prarad *5$ on Wratowday,
February 4th, after an illneaa of eav
era! month, duration. He was bom
on March 18th, 1848. at Bkssbcrg, Pa.,
being 77 years of age at the time of
hk death. —-; -r -;
Mr. Sullivan spant hk boyhood day*
to Blerabatg, Pa. He came west
thirty yhars ago, locating at Belt,
Montana, which has been hk bora*
up until two years ago when he
moved to Harlowton to be
children. Hk craft wa» that of a
miner aad ho was a charter
held the effiec of
of that body.
Mr. SoUhran
Workers of
od of ten
was tea father of
hte sorrowing wife*
Dyke, Mr*. A. A.
Mrs Was. V<
iey of thk city k a grand
a good and kind father, a good
Th» tounl service* wffl be held to
tete Mty at the 81 Joseph'»
ÜM Eaturdcy usanrâsg, tee Rev.
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Sheriff's Force Grabs 50 -
Gallon Sm > in Operation
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Still Was Located eu Frank
J. A. Zeaipie.
It seems now that they repaired I»
Monday afternoon Sheriff Norton
and a member of the law enforeetnaa*
squad met Deputy •'Chuck" Kin* in
Belt and went away on some
which aroused the curiosity of a krga
the Frank Rash ranch one mile weak
of Belt and them arrested J. A.
Zemple and confiscated the still
Zemple was tending .
In view of the vary rapid
in radio technology within tea teat
six months and to give greater uteri
ty to Departmental policies, it
to, me desirabk to review the ritua
There can be but one poifi* of view
in the consideration of radio wgute
tk>n and development. That is to >
sure increasing service to the baton
The radio is steadily enriching 9
More particularly to (
farmer foiks it is bringing »ora <
those contacts that tea town
Mn - t
t. pr^t I,.,..».™«, -lu. m, I».
tiouB hm*t
tim«. Tb* r»ad
tween broadcasting stations through
maintained competition; to serin«
greater perfection of reoeution. in
greaser penenwa ra rooei^Km,
of alternant
créa as in th*
programs and better programs.
The Situation in
Stations ~ r
There are today 668 broadcasting
stations either to operation or under
construction. Of these 456 aré CUas
**** ; ST '' f
A (of 600 watts power or
108 are Clara B (over 800 wttts). It!
k generally believed that Clara A ata
tion* have a radius of goodf practical
reception of not more than 26 or 50
«il-- .K 4 i. ri«.- r rfftH««. _ it> ,
^ A
tieal reception I do not include tee re
ccptkn which radio listeners are able
to secure by playing radio golf, but
the effective, serviceable, reliable re
ceptkm of programs which must
the reel purpose of radio.
The recent policy of the Department
of allowing tee increase to power to
ward a possible maximum of 6,000
watt, will me« that tee radius of
serviceable reception will be greatly
«creased and the reception itself wite
to the present radius will become very
much more reliable. Thk is of x»r
ticukr importance to our agricultural
people especially to summer and dur-;
tog daytime. The present plan in thk
particular i* to permit advance in
powra use to stegra of 680 watte, rest
tog at each stage to determine what
interference with other station, re*
sulta Probably 88 w 88 Claas B sta
tiohs are now tocfcaribg or jrfanntng
possible that good serviceable recep
tkm will be obtained for a radia* of
the alternative
no re
to tee :
profeiero to radio
The mst
k tiw d ia
between' stations.
it ma keep the sta
at tea»# to«gth» geo
an as to pr eve nt overlap
to tee are* of effective reception. Thu
rece nt experim e n t nf the Department
to increase the number
by decreasing the <Bf
ferenee te seven kileeycks proved un
A i
at 278 «rater* and below
* few rods from the house and is said
hare been complete la every rs
t It was of 60 gallon capacity
was in opération when the
red. In sddlthm to the still, we
informed that the off ken found
gallons of mask and 80 gallons of
ready for market.
pi* is reported to have
«fenplete responsibility for the
«fshlp and operation of the still. He
0U taken to Great Falk and lodged
to await the preliminary hear*
recommendation of the Radio con
fbrenee and teere are In this area 89
possible wave length*. Owing to
their limited radios and the irregular
[character of their program (tergal)
tefcorches. educational institutions,
Site.), Class A stations have not pre
iterated so many difficulties in wave
Bangte assignment end Interference
to* Claas B stations although there are
8155 of them.
Class B stations present a far mdrs
serious situation because of tenir
wider radius sad their regular per
mfiaraMUMe Thar« are 47 wave length*
drikkd over a total of lift*»
• 2TftL «MTÎUS
! "*****
,£***5™. »w«, **
*"■* w u
The Class B stations —
which famish most of the
r .programs and from which the
recejrra it* most effective »er
Most of them naturally desire
and need to operate continuously as
. . . .
1 *
The Department hap; asked tor ap
propriation! with which to carry out
tion to detarrato# aceur
tovraoga , . Al4
***** * * ec IVe . , lff . . /
feront station» and different degree*
ÎÂ C* tkftSft
of a batter basis
" 4 , .
Oneof the gras* ditttou ne* m e
beiÄWbowon of**« kngtes arise*
from the tendency of stations to eon
8«* > n **ige cm ten of pop« « on. j
The wowt conditions are
and New York. At e *
kugte. ure ^.il.bk fra 10 operating
Ckra B »tetions »m3 ' , ** r **™ *
^hera tocoorra of
New York there are six wav* k gth
available for 8 ( la** B * s&on* nd
row» aw under construction.^
It 4* practically impoaeible to to
craae# tee number c# wav* leng h*
avaikble to tbera eitk* b rnmarn the y
« *ÖJ« ' n
«nd because It i* sbaotataly necessary
* ***** a aid» Ulocyck sépare
Physical Limitation ex Number
tion between stationa so
•** ®och multiplication as has al
ready occurred in these center* give*
better servie# to tee public and if
farther division* in time k forced it
the valu* and efficiency
of tee established stations. Neither
under tee present law nor under the
pwvl«<m* of the White Bill was there
limita tira of the number of ata
It k highly important that
_i' wRo contemplât* entering the
*-- j field should dearly on
that there k no assurance
___ they can be allotted a dass B
wave length and justice maintained
Iktener*. The Department
eg» not give «rhai « hasn't got. One
_ for delay in legislation has
husk tea hope of detormintog whether
X»t it would be neressary to m
Present laterference
There is so far but little interfere
mem between broadcasting station*,
There k considerable interference
tmm telegraph >c code transmission
althourh it doe* not destroy the Me
tiu^nere reception from nearby stations,
transmission is a problem of


WHEREAS. It has seemad bast to
the Almighty Father to remove from
earth the husband of our esteemed
sister, Mary Sullivan, and bar sorrow
stirs within os a desire to do what k
possible to mitigate her grief and
share with her her sorrow, Therefore
ha it
RESOLVED. That Mispah Circle
No. 282, Women of Woodcraft, Balt.
Montana, extends to our sister and to
her family its sincere*! and moat
heartfelt sympathy in this, their hour
of sorrow, with the hope that this
formal expression may show our ten
derness and fellow foaling toward her
in her affliction, And be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of tease
resolutions be spread upon the rec
ords of tbe lodge, a copy forwarded to
our .bereaved sister and a copy fur
nished tee Belt Valky Times for pub
Respectfully submitted,
Much ® the rag>wt-«f tee
jority atM
on Monday seat In Ms
tion to the hoard of co un ty
In view of the fact that the résigna
tien k net effective until April l, and!
of a contract with tee State
college, the commissioners deferred
action on the resignation until a fu
tare date.
Mr. MacSpadden
to Gt Falk
as county agent shortly after hk
graduation from the State Agricul
tural college in tea spring of 1817. Ha
later entered th* aray and on Ida
charge returned to hk work to this
county, where be has
In leaving hi* post Mr.
informs tee commies lase rs teat be km
work. He announced Monday evening
that he Intended to go onto a form to
8 , nder , COU nty as soon as he k T»~
y ndef a ^„trMet with the State col
l e g e the board of oommiarionaw P*>
half of hk salary and the agricultural
SSmoOl tea^SwS
Hr MacSpadden has bean identified
m s large way with agricultural da
v#|op|Mnt hi* incumbency
^ ha* had much to do trite
^ introduction of cow and tee ex*
^ of eroPt u „„jj M the
adrsnc(nnMlt ^ methods beet salted
^ f arTr ,) nx Diversification ban
cklmed much of hk attention and ha
great daal of time to com
^ ^
"no dissatisfaction" with hk present
ffr* • Vulentto# card party
F ^ 14 .^L tht
»cb ool i i t.rsry.^ Help »»«< * **
Mg event of Aa
BAKER - Carbon black plant to
be built near Ktogmont
The Parent-Teacher association will
{rom telegraphing in high
cj> ,nd j* also a problem
^ has sheady been re
m9nà ^ «hanetive stadias an vm
^ f0r m tmCun elhnfnation.
. A good deal at
the country today have good oraetteaî
reception of three or four different
program* *imoltan#o«*!y
rÄr t» of tit*
effective program*
crease up to «kfht «r 1«.
(Csktimsed am test page.)
number of
shortly hre
Parted«»*» Ute Tsar
(Pron Great Fails
With the north central district
ketball tournament sktad to open
next week, at whkfc time two
from this section el Montane wfll ta
in Bösem an official» of the district.
organisation era busy with
tiona to accommodate uppreximattof
100 athletes. Coach Godfrey stated
Sunday that ha expected diem would
be 14 or 16 teems entered.
A souvenir program of tfas
ment will be kid oat and seat to
print«* this weak, The booklet
be one of 88
style of state
programs, ean
the player* on «B Up»
of the tournament,
for each gam«,
date for tea benefit of _
Mayor H. B. MttchuB vHR write
address of
let*» for the
A cap will be awarded te# ta
nlng the district titk. with
rnedak going to raste
conform with tee riiltef df tea
that m »ward mm k»
■Bi i
tea» ram dollar. A sttver kvtet <m
Only tee two
seoond will be
NP|» jÿÿÊp- kPrtF
plan ' used to tee
mm. up
bare Saturday night,
two official* tmm tee «lato
w® hs gfvon »
the tournament
tryout. They aw Dpto, Wlhto
coach, and Dkk 8w«h. a mmh #r ad
rite all
committee to tea
enjoyable affair. Thor*
not too large.
}ugt rt _ ht to kM _.. (he flow well "
Parties from Stanford, C
Ar-—. Cra-w Monarch, Great FaBs
^ ma#ie ^ fomiriwd by tee
ju^Wrad orchestra reinforced by
At 8 a. m tee "Horn* Sweat
at May
the Nimmons brothers from Fife
was of tee snappy variety tea t
the spring into every feet.
Supper was served to tee
at 18, the dining room being filled
four separate times by the
start and 1 cars that refused to go
could be heard about the town.
The evening «ms an Ideal one *f
bright moonlight whkh with the ex
cellent roads, mad* driving a pteaaure.
Several auto-lead* *f
arrived before
rest of the
A fair-steed tend* was added to Em
credit of th# Rayn«riord *«ho»l 4» •
result of the party
Mr*. W«. Barth was
surprised by » number of k» fritoife
at Sei hart tost W»*fc- Thb
;wa* the birthday at the to# Iktofiâ.
A delightful evenluf m» WÜN tJph
music and an «toheareto hastik. .Wem
Mr*. AÛmn Wm.
Mr*. C Mt*, «re.
Mr*. Aimto Has m. Mm. E.
Mrs W- Carter, »«*
Wflbert Sortie, 8« - ,
Bartie. Wptoia Bar*»*. j
WlWa Falkr and R. Bartlti,,, ■

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