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Volume 32. Ni
RESULTS OF THE
SOTS MM UHLS
CUM WORK FMR
Mette of six table beats—1st, Ted
One quhrt dry beans—1st, Joseph
Kfcffner; tod, Ted Wynegar.
Plate six carrots—1st, James Prov
4n; 2nd, Ted Wynegar; Srd. Albert
Plato three rutabagas—1st, Tad
Plate six red onions—Ted Wynegar.
Plate of six tomatoes—1st, Ton
Dolin; 2nd, Tod Wynegar.
Plate of six turnips-^ 1st, Ted Wyn
«gar; 2nd, Tom Quito.
Pear Tomatoes—1st, Tod Wynegai,
2nd, Tom Dolin. ®
Three head of cabbage—1st, Ted
One squash (Htobbard)—1st, Clar
ence McCaffsrty; 2nd, Ted Wynsgai;
•3rd, Tom Dolin.
Pumpkin, We—1st, Clarence Mc
Cafferty; 2nd, Tom Dolin.
Three cucumbers (ripe) 1st, Ted
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Best Pen Poultry—Plymouth Rock,
1 st, Ted Wynegar; White Leghorn
2 nd, Dorothy Randall, White Leghorn
3rd, Ted Wynegar.
Best Pen Rhode Island Reds—1st,
Best Pullet—Plymouth Rock, Ist .
Ted Wynegar. 2 nd, Brown I«dhorns,
Corn Dent— 1 st, Geoçge Wood, 2 nd,
Wallace James; 3rd. Raymond Gray.
Com Flint—1st, A«hie Feeler.
Pop Cora—1st, Archie Feeler; 2nd,
Elmer Gray; 3rd, Archie Peeler.
Potatoes, sample of 12—1 st, James
Provin; 2nd Ted Wyneirar- 3 rd Joe
eph Kleffner '
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Sweet Corn- 1 st. Evan Gray, 2nd
Whout, p«k_l„, Harold John
no; 2 nd, Jomph Kleffner.
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Potatoes, best bushel—1st. Tom Do
Beat Pen Orphingtons—Tom Dolin.
Best Pen White Leghorn*—Doro
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METHODIST CHURCH NOTES
Harry T. Stong, pastor.
Morning worship at 11 o'clock. Ser
mon by the pastor. Subject, "The
Evening at 7:80. Subject,
"The Saving Name."
Prayer service at 7:30 Thursda
Choir rehearsal Saturday evening
Sunday school at 10 o'clock.
Epworth League devotional meet
ing at 6:80 P. M.
Our big church party will be held
to the high school auditorium on Fri
day evening. October 23. This will be
one of the memorable events of the
year when all departments of the
church will participate to
music and refreshments,
feature of the evening will be taro
reels of "Ou* Gang Comedies."
The Ladies Aid Society, under the
leadership of Mrs. Margaret Millard
is working faithfully and persistent
ly in preparation for the annual ba
sa rr and supper. The next regular
meeting will be Wednesday afternoon
"Rally, Christians, for the right,
Move resistless in God's might.
Soon the day-dawn you shall see,
Day of glorios victory."
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home In Belt for the tost six months
returned to Geyser Wednesday.
Mr. and Mr*. Byron Gillette ana
Mr. and Mrs. SAm Wilson draw u»
•Groat Falls Sunday.
Ben Kennedy was inca pari ted a ?
few days last week because of near
Andrew Maki waa to Belt Tuesday
on a business «rand.
Mrs. Venier who has made hei
Mr*. Joseph Morris and AiMtw
visited Mrs. Kd Lee gt Armington
Myrtle and Gunhilde Skadsen visit ;
od Mr. and Mrs. Joe Morris over tin !
wee k -end
MONA Rc It
Mrs. Arthur McCafferty spent Mm
with her mother Mrs.
A F. Geisey.
Victor Wilkins came down from
the Silver Dyke for a visit with his
father while on his way to Gnat
Falls to have dental attentions.
Dan and Beasie Payne came In
from the ranch Friday.
Robert Craig was a passenger to
Greet Fella Wednesday returning
Friday. He and Mrs. Craig are spend
ing some time with their daughter
Mrs. Gilbert Stroop.
Mrs. Prank Price and daughter
down from Hugfaesville Thurs
day and left for Sand Coulee where
she will spend the winter.
Rubber Cow Wins
Two Milk Records
Herman Lens, of toe Jersey dairy. !
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the owner °* "*® cow w *dch took
second place, with 1,920 pounds of
mi j k containing 80,6 poundT of but
ter fat. Third placets taken by
jr-h,-sTtiF H Ä z
high Ua. man« m bate butterte.
and milk production among sows
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registered in Caseade Cow Trottog
asaeciation. The cow produced 2,400
pounds of milk containing 91.2 pound*
of butter tot.
*rith 1.590 pounds of milk containing
j76.3 pounds of butter fat. A Lyman
;4 Haight cow was fourth, anth I.56(»
gounds of milk and 69.1 pounds of
First™!«*« H«hh«r nf R«.t „iti.
^ Hubber of B€lt - wlt ®
*<*** P PoducinK li an avera ^ of ^
Second P F -' Hbckersmith of Sun
River, with seven cot« producing a>
aver *« e of 992 P° Qnds
Third—Lyman A Haight of Stock
ett, with 81 cows produc, ng an aver
. 040 rnnnds
®F e of 84 2 pounds.
Fourth—Walter Pork of 0re . t
F.IU, with 31 0 .«, ptoduoln, an
erage of 750 pound,
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Fifth—Herman Lens of the Jersey
Am va. aa
eraSl of 74 >i nounds^ *
Thl herd Kvüw in h„««r fat for
the month was*
First—Jude Hubber of Belt, with
an average of 89.6 pounds.
Second— P. F. Hockersmith, with
an average of 86.8 pounds.
Third—Walter Peck, with an aver
age of 29.3.
Fourth—Lyman A Haight and J.
E. Vent* tied, an average of
Fifth—Frank Hocevar of Great
Falls, with an average of 27.1 pounds.
Six hundred and twenty-three cow*
were tested by the association dur
ing the month.
L. P. Thoraquist was a visitor tc
Great Falls Monday.
H. C. Brown visited several days
here lost week returning to his home
at Great Palls Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Hubber took
in the Livestock and Corn show at
Great Falls last week returning Mon
day. Mr. Rubber took down some of
the stock from the Strain ranch and
received several prix«. *
Chas. Fitzpatrick came home fron.
Frost Falls last Tuesday where be
spent several weeks.
R. A. Mack was in Monarch Mon
jday from Riceville and hoped they
a |,j e ^ start to survey work
on the Monarch-Neihart road. Money
being set aside for graveling the
Louie Bosch was in town Thursday.
Hugh Evans is reported on the sick \
Roy Thorson left Monday for Hel- j
ena where hf will attend basin es*. !
Word has been received by the
Thorson family of the death of Mr*.
Bertha, a sister and aunt of the fara- ;
connected with the Veteran's bureau . 1
Funeral services to he held os'
Fred Danielson and sons have
bought L. P. Thoraquist'* trucks and
haubng equipment and will continu«.
to haul from Barter. It as sderatoou
the Thoraquist* are planning on go
tog to Florida to reside wfafcfa/wiU
be regretted by all
lort For Montana
From October Kartest
72 per cent of
a forecast p ro du ction thia yew *0 A*
159,000 bushels of potatoes.
with 1924 crop of 8486,090
and five year average Wop of Uir
000 bushels. 4 . *1..
In view of the sfaeeter nattes»*!
crop this year, potato« ia
promise to return to gr o wers a bettor
proflt than in any recant year sines
Digging was to foil swing to to»
western half of the state at the bo
ginning of the month when aa «to*
ported snow storm caught
with much acreage still un
dug. Weather the latter part of
September was also unfavorable ft»
digging in some of the higher eleva
tion doe to snow and heavy soils. Ift
the eastern half of the stats hsrret
has proceeded under so m ew h at awffa
enable certified seed stock is pgsAwsA
is generally reported good to exwll
A f crop " ' xpected »
Helena Valley although harvest here
Srirt an d
Y P f
.land. The crop along the Milk rtvar
territoo' where couald
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SUIT TO CLEAR IELT CREEK AGAIN
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, P *° P * °* ** ^ taV * "
ing rnipataently for several
weeks for news of the +.
fairs of the Belt Crêok Valley
toctive Association. The officers of
th ^ a8 "° <:iatlo i n , have * la "
impatient of the delay which the>
™ulJ not u„dor.Uud.
Th. I ,.l now. In rakard to the
movement to clear Balt creak cam.
this week to IV R. Strain, president
, we<? " w . "* "l" ' .
of the association and is to the ef
feet that L. A. Foote, attorney-gen- j
eral of the state of Montana will si
low the suit to be entered in his name !
m behalf ° f th * 8tate - .
As yet there has been no conference
with the officials of either of the
mining companies against which the
campaign ia being waged. The reason
for this, it is reported, ia that the
Silver Dyke ha* not yet completed
its plans for dating the evil, which
plans are well under way but not
In connection with the above anoth-
er bit of j new* is of interest. The
Great Northern maintains at Arming-
ton a pumping station and a precipi-
tation plant for preparing water for
its engines on both the Billings and
Northern and Neihart branches. This
is an important watering place be-
cause of the heavy grade* encount-
ered east and sooth of Armington.
It is reported by residents of Arm-
ington that the Groat Northern well
situated some fifty feet from Belt
creek is going dry and that the nom
ber of hours pumping on each shift,
has been cot to two.
BELT Versus SIMMS
Saturday, Oct. 17
good crops acoordiag to reports
I eastern Montana many localities
0 port dry weather damage hi July
I <1 August, the production in this.
however being mostly that of
gardens, except In the irrigated
along the lower Yellowstone
which have a better prospect In
south wee tern Montana, principally
Montersd at harvest due to weather.
Important counties in potato produc
Mon are: Flathead, Fergus. Ravalli.
K ison. Lake, Lewis « dork, Vei
ten«, Missonis, Powell, Carbon,
m and Valley.
Movement of Montana potatoaa to
Wfcrket has already started with a to
the crop is also good
delay has been en
toi ef 94 cars reported to September
■Mb compared with 19 oars moved to
ob« 27th % year ago and last
*# total shipment of 426 mure.
U. 8. Shipment* to the
Improved prices of the current
ImuR are attracting a heavier early *
Ornement. Idaho growers «s report
df 10 cars by the U, S. Market News
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*wre receiving $1.20 per hundred on,
eèrload F. O. B track while wagon
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^ gro wers were quotedV
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wan St.TfO sen this year to
cars a year ago and 183,877
total of lato season
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U ^ ** *** * Ut * d that
a report of tbit condition wa.
rf-Ko*the bead office In St. Paul the
engine« was dispatched bo Arm
ihgton where he made a survey of the
81 ^ tfon - H,a findin *r« ^
The failure of the railroad well in
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«M« _ to th a r aUap wl
Ttm haaraat water available la from
Otter Creek at a distance of two
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mil«. From this place the water
must be piped to the present sit* it
the building and sidetrack* are to be
utilised. There seems to be no other
andasirable became it lee* es toe Nel
alternative except to move toe ptom
on Otter creek which 1*
hart branch unprovided for.
People have not lost faith tost the
matt« may be amicably settled and
that by next spring the tellings may
be confined to Carpenter creek.
After the high water which will
carry away a considerable amount of
the slum, it will be n e ce ssa r y to Mast
up the present bed of Belt crock in
many places In order tost the erster
cour*« below may be filled again.
, Byron Gillette and Chas. Berg have
gone to Waltham to see about re
suming threshing operations.
Mr. and Mr*. Ed. Wood, Florence
Wood, Myrtle Skadsen and Charlie
Berg attended the dance on Little
Belt Saturday night.
I Mrs. W. R Staton returned to her
home in Anaconda Saturday afte.
having spent a week with her brother
;L. J. Clergy.
W. H. Jones went to Lewiatown to
Charles Voaa waa a recent business
visitor fat Great Falls.
Mr. Jim Vkksrs and Mrs. H.
ringten were guests of Mrs. Chartes
Mike Fordo went to High wood Fri
day for supplies
V. L. Fischer was in Greot Pails
Mrs. Minnie Holland shipped a car
load of cattle last week. to /
A great many ef the tanners from
"Poverty. Flat" have heoa busy ft»
the past wpek unloading and hauling
their winter supply of eoal.
Reports of County
Fair at Great Foils
Ted WVnsgar, Belt, garden display,
first; rutabagas, first; ripe cucnm
fabr, first; squash, first; cabbage, first
tarn, P« »*»nd
* Clarence McCafferty, Belt, pie
Wunpkin, first and second,
Tommy Dolin, Belt garden display
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third ,, .
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James Provin, Belt, cqrroto, second.
Lsdops Kerr. Cascade, peppers,
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carrots third; general display, third.
| Walter Bookings, Simms, potatoes,
*"** Gr * at No^th4,rt, Dr y bnM
r* - * ** 99cond i tom " to « Ä
A " M H °° Ver ' Gr ** t Fa,U - gmrd *
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b * r " > Becond -
Jsnni* Obstorcgyu, Cascade, p*>
^tatoes, first; peppers, sroond; gr««i
N I I I A IT
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Mr. and Mrs. M. Mikeson of near
Dover arrived Wednesday for a visit
st the home of their daughter. Mrs.
Elmer Sieger . Their two youngust
daughters. Jennie and Fannie, are
«too here living with Mrs. Sieger and
attending school this winter.
Amos Petesch and family are now
well established in the home former
ly owned and occupied by Fred Walk
er . Mr. Petesch has already mad# a
number of friends st the butcher shop.
Mr. and Mrs. Skero and two sons
formerly residents of Nrihart are
spending the winter at Clancy and
are frequent visitors to Alhambra.
Mr. W. Heath and son returned
Wednesday from a short visit to
Mrs. Roy Janes and baby of Belt
Park wen here visiting friends last
A school trustees meeting was held
Thursday evening at the home of
Mr. Shill it spending a roupie of.
weeks at Montague
0. C. Warmbrod was in town Fri
day from his Belt Park ranch, home.
Victor Wilkins spent Thursday In '
Mrs. Hans Roch! ie in Billings via
iting her daughter and getting ac
qoainted with her new grandchild.
Mrs. George. Bennett spent Friday
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dickenson and
daughter of the Ranger station were '
Neihnrt visitors Saturday.
in Groat Fails on basin«*.
Dr. and Mrs. Jackman and two
children and JÏiss Louise Adam*,
have removed from the home of Mrs.
Schoberg to the hospital where the>
will remain until their departure for
Mr. and Mrs. T. F, Hogg and child
ren returned home Saturday night
from a business trip to the county - 1
j T* 1 * Rev- Mr. F. R Brown, Die
trict Superintendent of the Montana
j children's Home Society, spent Mon
day in our community in tile interest
of his work. Hi* talk* before the
school children were interesting and
helpful, and elicited the sympathy of
all the pupils for his work.
Mrs. A. C. Taylor was a passen
trer to the Falls on Monday morn
log's stage. '*■ )
Mr. Krutcber and family on Setur
Arjr moved Into Äe Stark home on
Math Street, 'if
, . Columbus day »as given a place
in the dpy's pTOg*am in our schools,
After school ho«»» toe schoofariOfalMa,
m PART IN
What has so for "been said to
series of articles on the importunas et
buying of homo-town merchants apt
pi to* with equal force to the
»«siding fat toe vicinity eg Bah as'It
does to those who «side wtthln Mb
Bringing his patnonsg* to the
.-tont* of Belt mes» money to fafe*
pocket . It is not the question of ab
ligation but a question of profit.
Probably by tor the greatest prog
ram that has been m a d* to industry
in the past 100 yuan has ham achiev
ed a* a nmh of toe division of
try. Tims was when the farmer
sd sheep, eut their wool, raised fad
der to feed his flock over winter, dyad
the clips, span them into wool with
family or hired help, wove them iah»
cloth, took them to market and bar
tered his rolls of goods for someth***
else thst he needed.
W|th the introduction of the divi
sion of isbor tost was brought shorn
a big change. We have no time to
trace this movement step by step, «
' out so that the farmer was freed S«
iall tbs operation* eseept raising tbs
»heap and clipping the wool Soma
âïââ'â , siS£
ried it on the market, a sixth sold M.
and so on.
to go into minute detail, but in a g«p
era! way the new development wnvhtol
Priori pie Is game
If the farmer angagud to w*M is l| É to
else beridrn abesp-vaisfa*. tbs tel mkh
wer* different but tbs general priori
pal was tot same.
Just what these detail* aw ia
important, but what is important to
that he ia now responaible for onto
on* of the *ix or more job*. He can
perform his one job bettor, a* a result.
and on a larger scale. Where there
were six chances ft» him to suffer
loss before, there is only one; be
sides, he can concentrate his atteinte,»
on this one Job, so that he learns to
perform it better than ever bef ore
with less lost motion and on a large
This brings m again to to* farmer»
who today are owning and operating
farms shout Belt
ObligsttoB to Community
The farmer's duties and obligations
to the community near which he live*
are only slightly leu binding open
him than are those resting upon ac
tual residents of thst a/iniaunity. He
shares to all those things which make
it a desirable place in which to live.
His children attend Ua schools, his
family attends church there, and with
jthe automobile annihilating distances,
he and his wife and children partiel
pate in it* social life to a large extent.
It* library, its public gatherings, its
concerts and entertainments, its dvi-,
activities, its newpsper
agences enrich the lives of the farm«
jand his family no less than those of
The telephone links him to the town
a* though to a neighbor next door,
so that all he has to do to get the
latest quotations is to take down the
receiver and ask the merchant or the
produce dealer, or If there te sadden
illness to his family, a call to to*
village doctor brings the latter poste
haste to tho bedside of the stricke»*
on*. Every week there are scores of
instances in which the nearby towns
adds to his profit, convenience ano
Beet Interrots Served
It is no duty we have to urge upon
the farmer in return, when hi# own
interests are servasf by patron
j z j n g Belt merchant». The teviags
that throe make possible Bel|'.mi
dents, as discussed earlier in this ser
u f articles, are effected also for
the farmer. Every word of the arga
me nt that has preceded holds for him.
Therefore—Buy in Belt
, w«» . . \>; - '.•■ fa. : ,
Mrs. Jos. Leveiljte and awn, Mrs.
Peter Bergeron and son and Mrt
Ralph Parker of Cirent Fails visitol
in Belt Friday.
pul on a tag aalc îfe tot tobpwst of
the orphan .cin^ron in .
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