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«O H£L£/g A ^ OF 1 Éa -M ;T w I H . fP % à* 12.00 PER YEAR IN ADVAMCSL m November 12. 1*25. Volnme 32. Niunber 22. Bdt, ' ROLL CALL Of % — •' GROSS COMMO The development of Public Health picea of the American National Bad to * **• • ha the Ufa of the state and in the evo lution of He health standards. At the present time there are two active Red Croce nursing Services in Montana, one' full time service sup ported entirely by Red Ctcsa Chapter funds and one service financed Joint ly by Red Cross and other funds. Since September 1, 1919 the Red Oroes has inaugurated 18 nursing aer vices in Montana. Two of these have l - i ! 4 been taken over entirely by public funds or other agencies and three in part Eleven services have been dia continued and practically all because of took of funds, showing a need of even stronger and more personal re sponse to the Red Cross Nursing pro gram if Ha activities are to continua in their full strength. Individual membership in the organisation is the • solation. The Ninth Annual Red Cross Roll Call will begin this year on Ann istice day and continus to Thank» giving. Its success will measure to ture Red Cross activities in Montana. » Only through a large mem berahip can the Red Cross continue to serve adequately those who look to it for aid . Six Montana Chapters carried u life Saving program during the last summer and a lively interest was 1. ft. wUr Lfet, «A 0 tklMO». "I Serve" is the motto of the Junior Red Cross and through this ideal 9, 466 children on Montana are helping to make life healthier and happier for their fallow*. Five schools are correspon dence—the phase of the Junior pro gram which has tor its ahn the strengthening of the bonds of friend ship between people not only, of our own country, but also those of other nationalities living, in distant parte of th eworld. Montana Juniors tills year filled 409 Christmas boxes for over-seas children. Hie Junior pro gram : also includes clean-up cam paigns and other projects of personal on and civic nature. Thirty-tour Rad Cross Chapters ip Montana are carrying on extensive and their families; eighteen are doing Civilian Relief; two hove Home Hygiene pro gram; one is actively engaged in Fhet Aid; thirteen participate in ttae production work promoted by Vohm Every public spirited citisen will wish to help perpetuate tiw good work being done Hi Montana by Join-1 ing tiw American National Red Oom teer Service. for 1926. . Jude Hubber Herd Ranks High According to Cow Testing Records Is tasted Hi second place with a cow owned by Frank Hoeever was fourth wth L80S pounds of milk, containing FlnA—-Jude Rubber, Bdt; 18. cows First place for batter fat produc tion in Cascade county .hi October goes to the dairy of Wallace Murdock of Port Shaw with a cow which total ud 70.7 pounds tor tiw umntii, accord tog to the report of tiw Cascade coon ty Cow Testing association. Second and third places go to the Ayreehire dairy of Great Falls, with cows pro during 62.4 and 54.2 pounds. A cow est milk producing cow to October, liMS pound*, containing 62.4 pound og botterfat. Jnde Hubber of Belt owned by Prank Hoeever of Greet Palla is fourth with 64.1. The Ayreahire dairy had tiw high whiefa produced 1.581 pounds, contain _ 45.9 pounds of butter fat The Jersey dairy waa third, otw cow giv ing 17819 pounds of milk, contain tog producing an av er a ge of 1,042.6 Second— P, E HeefcersmHh, Sun Third—l.yman A Haight; 78 cows M.j pounds ef butter fat Tte high herds to milk were: Elver; eight costs, 821 Jl poun.u ■ RED CROSS ROLL CALL COMING Af«N M tV hW week. Mr*. G. 6. Nehl wiH he the chairnaa of the local nlttoe. Mr. PrUdy the Omnty Roll Call Chairman will be ia Belt Sunday night and wiH make a shaft a d dre ss at the Py thiaa Theatre. The Red Croce fund ia aaaA Axel Berg Victim of Terrible Mishap ranch in Vftaltham and was seriously injured. The accident occurred about P. M. and Byron Gillette ely took the injured man to the De scones« hospital, JuMt how ^ aident couW not ^ ascertained but report ^ it that a board upon which he Tuesday afternoon Axel Berg slip ped into tiw cylinder of the Gillette threshing machine at the Swanson W as standing slipped or brake caus irJj? him ^ide fato ^ cylindei immediately after his arrival at the hospital the damaged leg was X-Ray «d revealing numerous fractures of . ^ and foot bo nM . ~ ._. _ . . . . ». r , C "'* ll._ ""T"» Mr. Berg was married about on* year ago to Miss Edith Kernegfaai. and he and his wife have been operat ing the Anthony ranch on Neill Oast, * Byron öfHette was to Balt day morning looking for another man for his threshing crew. The ac cident came so unexpectedly that It cast gloom over the outfit upon whom no blame could be attached. Judith Gap—Local business men and Central Montana Chamber of Commerce will bring in 100 head fine dairy cows, to self to farther» on easy terms. MONTANA INDUSTRIAL REVIEW Kalispell—State highway board and federal service will repair Mg steel bridge. Fort Benton—Beet dump is to be built at Teton Station, near Erable ton ranch. Cookke City—Application made for congressional aid for Bed Lodge high way to develop mineral resources here. Cohagon—Mite Poeta receives $8, 1000 for seed from 80 scree Grimm alfalfa. Fifth— R. L. Erickson; 27.3 pounds Six hundred and ten cows were tee ted to October. Belt High School will send two del-, «gates to tiw Women's Vocational Congres» to be held to Bowman on November 19th, 20th and 21st The delegates named are Irma Wilson and Alice Robinson, fiu expense for Fourth— R. L. Erickson, Meadow Lark- dairy; 35 cows, 715.6 pounds, gg cows, 713.1 pounds, ^ hi , h ^rd* to batter fat were: FiT «t-^ude Rubber; 16 Fifth—Herman Len» —Jersey dairy I aging 84.3 pounds. Second—Wallace Murdock; 3$.6 pounds. i Third—Norris Brothers, Fort Shaw five cows, 83.4 pounds. Fourth— E. J. Ventx, Great Falla; 38 costs, Î73 pounds. DELEGATES TO WOMAN'S CONGRESS railroad fare wiH be met from the fund created by tiw minstrel show early in tiw school year. Entertain meat for regularly selected delegates to provided by the Boseman colieg* and city ovganisationa. ' T Nohl Stofe Tin store of G. G. Note by burglars Sunday night «Ml a sidersble quantity of loot ot the rear after which the opened the hock door of tin room proper with the bail of a ftan pound laid >MI which waa la ted in such « manner as to the book with which the door waa fastened. The article« taken were two revolv of .22 shell, besides some single bo* es. a large number of pocket knivrn and other small urtietos. The thieves showed a familiarity with the premises which is astosmd ing, the toot-prints and other bits of evidence point to it an a "kid'« job while other trace* toll would appear as the work of an older par era, several pliers, two large ■ __ wm. The desk was rmmsackad Ugh and low tor valuables. Back drawto and compartment investigated sad the papers thrown in a heap upon tbs floor. Cariosity also played a tags part in the search as several articles were moved from their former lo cation and dropped here and there. Quite often ttae Forum maste around a warm fire in toe Nohl store and here matters of national impor tance and of public moment an threshed out. When pipes are going strong and the nicotine is putting a deliberative turn to the wits of this FEDERAL AID AVAILABLE FOR MAIN HtONWAY THROUGH BELT The road through the city of Bah. and connecting with the Park-to-Park highway may be improved and made equal to or better than the federal and projects contigoua to the city week ago, Engineer Beale ef State Highway Commission tone ap peared before the council and made plain the law governing road build mg in such esses. The lamentable condition of the main Beit thonoughtorc had induead John Van Dike to present the mattet to Mr. Beale with the result that to consented to appear before the board and make plain many facts hi eonnec tion with tiw Federal Aid not gener ally known. The first stated that Psdsnl Aid arms provided for cities of Isas than 2500 population whan a trank line passes through the city. Second: That there is no provision for assisting a city to build roads not connecting federal aid projects. Third : Hist whore a city joins with tiw State Highway Commission in building such a road the city is re quired to pay 44 percent of the total cost while the Federal Aid amount* to 56 per cent. The proposed Improvement would Join the county road on the Great Falle grade, pass under the viaduct down Caatner street, around the Cast ner corner, down Bridge Street to the Lewis barn, thence down Lewis street poet tiw Brodie mine and around the grade to connect with the federal aid project near the old swimming hole. Hie length of this road is estimat ed at 1.4 miles ends guess at tiw cut off. That is, the road-bed having been graded H will be covered first with coarsely crushed rock and th*. whole surfaced with finely crushed rock giving tiw texture and wearing quaütiea of a macadamised rosd. The road would be constructed with regard to heavy hauling which it wi)i Lx» required to sustain, approaches would be graveled for a few rod* and| the drainage would be taken care oL The established grade of the city would not be disturbed The coat to city would approximate $5009, we are, told, and this sura must be deposited in cate before construe tkm can be begun. Should tiw e iff desire to take ad vantage of tiw federal aid it will be necessary tor them, first to make ap-* city's share waa made at $6000. It was stated that through the city limits the road would be built from curb to curt» to accordance with tiw most approved methods such as have been used on the Rioevillc-Monarcfa plication for a survey of the projected improvement. Prom this survey an estimate ia made by the engineers of the coat of the road building. The «ty la then required to deposit 44 pet cent of estimate before the 7 body poealbly Um q u es tio n of this rob t to ju s tic e. Should thoro ro no wmek ■— c»ss to their délibéra ir ir of the store ahonM kwe faith « the cold. Doubtisas they have <f tobacco ore this and the clouds of «moke bare revealed moving pictures * ^ rxA)bm workinff through the ^ Supposing the robbery fod to the dark . You know that whan *«y ** pic turn« in the dark they vide themaelvs with extra sacks occur Itove to have flash lights When the Forum meet« and the pic Cor«» stop Ë that his pipe ia out and in the of a match and the glow of a ».wly lighted pipe, visions flmmicles Q f past events or pnph 0 f th« future. T _ Montana will spend $800,000 on Caster Battlefield highway in 1926. I Forsyth—800 cars cattle, 800 ear« i#«P, 15 can hogs and many ears torses shipped from Rosebud county abce last September, Hacre—28-acre field qf corn yields bushels to the acre. Sidney—New $1,800,000 Holly sag running smoothly, to cap ? eg factory ■city. work can proceed. The tow provides that an im prove ment Mb lri ct may he organised tor the p wg p o re of furnishing the trict 'would include the whole city. Bonds are hot issued by such a dig trict but so-called warrants instead which in reality are the notes of the district. For such a small amount as $600» due In a email term of years than would be no market outside of local people. It would bo necessary to sali these warrant* to h«m** people for cash before tiw buainees could be consummated. Several questions will present them »elves to the taxpayers _ " ^ Is it worth while? To answer this question one has only to travel over the road considered. To secure the services of high-class engineers, to profit bp their experience and then to have a benevolent gov e r n ment pay 868 for every $44 which we spend metes the matter appear in a better light To have tiw use of valuable road building machinery and an ex perienced operative force is some thing. Warrants to the amount of five thousand dollars doe in five years with interest would add $6 a year to | q* taxes which tiw editor pays as it wtmW ^ divided among tiw prop erty owners Hi the improvement dis trict. To get rid of 76 per cent of the dust in tiw summer time would »eve five dollars worth of vexation not to men tion labor and the improved appear ance of the city. The citv council ordered a reouest Jri. uL^. H*hw J cZZ ■ion for s survey and estimate. When tw 4-.I tor. comply th... j* more txmct d at« upon which to work council tried in vain to get th*. to Orr Coulee included in some ) n the project but without sue u » to be hoped that by spring we shall be ,ble to secure the survey iMM j f„ this road promised two years ago. If an arrangement eJm —ju with the parties holding the remaining street warrante to de ; f m tg, payment of their warrants, the road taxes tor the current yes» ; may be need to completing this road. Otherwise there is no way possible , t this time to provide the fund*. | were shopping in Belt Tuesday. Threshing is going Mat Shannon and daughter Pearl at the four points of the compass. Milton Peter aon is getting through. The Melnnl* grain will be threshed this week. John Krebs is busy with his outfit and H to aa everyday day occurence foi on someone to arrive fa tosm after men, 'T F. R. SK1FRBD FUNERAL HELD AT HAVRE SATURDAY -- « Frank E Ssifrad. age W who here Thursday night Oran his Sunday, lodge of Odd fallows, of wkkh ho m mad a pact nobis pui Mr. Seifred had been tick tor aavara. He wee a pioneer of northern Montana. In 1879, whan it you» old, he landed at Port Benton after a trip up the Missouri from Lavagna, la. Ho grow to manhood at Belt, where the family located. Setfred located on a farm near Havre in 1908. but had made bis home in the city for a n ber of year* previous to bis death. He is survived by s widow, a daogh ter, two brothers and two sisters, one of whom is Mrs. J. W. Tatton of Port Benton, wife of Judge Tatton. Maggie V. Names Humane Officer Mrs. Sutherland taught for assurai years in the Belt schools and is well known hers. Hie appointment of Mrs. Maud Sutherland of Great Falls to succeed the late John Hethsrington as dep uty state humane officer tor this dis trict, was announced Thursday by Maggie Smith Hathaway, state hu mane officer, who was in the city I from Helena. Though not officially confirmed un til Thursday, the appointment has been generally known for several weeks. Mrs. Sutherland wiB make ber office at her home. Mrs. Sutherland Is a former Cas cade county school teacher and the wife of Ernest Sutherland, fs Cascade county jailor apd now ployed as a spatial OnpU Î detective. Until a Rssajftga - Northen» me tractor at the Job ior high school and prior to Ohm taught in several ' Great Falls and Cascade county schools. The Great Falls district which she will have charge of, now consists of Cascade and Teton countiea Cho teau county, which formerly was in eluded ir this district, will bo taken can of by Mrs. Hathaway personally, ■he announced Thursday. The new deputy stated Thursday that she was anxious to have the ptib lie know that her office has nothing to do with délinquant children, which are cared for by the probation offl Parent Teacher* Association rsgu ior meeting will be held November 18th at tiw usual time and plaoe. Mr. Walter of Great Palls will fh* » talk illustrated by s reel of pictures, There will also bo several musical numbers and the meeting will be ot interest to all. Everybody welcome, Belt Coal Needs More Advertizing To Develope Additional Markets tWrty years the chief industry of Belt outside of farming and stock-raising, The A. C. M. Co. worked for many years one of the largest mine» to tiw .Uto. At prewnt Belt Hu on. of th. largest undeveloped fields of oosl in to North».«. ) T*" 1 the B€lt coal field ha * tu ; northern and southern limits is an accepted fact and that when yon at tempt to pueh mining beyond these U*ntts too large a percentage of bone * ntJ rœk ta discovered. |* small mines are working at tiw present time all within the limits oî ( th * good coal area. From these mines comM • w gh class quality of fuel «««*> »« heat and »team producing power to any coal in the state. j T"*»" coal is s combination of coking co ** ^ c h * n bitumen end the top coal which is harder, more lasting, and pro during a more steady heat The mining of coal has been tot during a more steady heat. * People acquainted with Belt coal can invariably select from a bin the coal most suitable for producing a quick fire and with unerring skill to the dark pick out the lumps that will give s slow steady fire daring the Icjig winter nights. slack and is desirable in any part of i This coal to free from rock and tiw state. It does not clinker and has ^ LOSE OAK TO STANFORD AFTER HARD JOURNEY Saturday afternoon at 5 o'clock. Belt High team played the high at Stanford and loot 18 to to The cr o w d had waited patiently or otherwise tor three bourn to see game and when it waa playod datto ness shut off many of the plays ft m their sight. At 8 o'clock Um boys began to gather at the auditorium in Beit, urday morning in order to be hand tor the start to the neighboring city. Some of the boys had do in the morning and forgot to their morning meal About 9 A the first car left with its toad, ai 9:80 another and at 10 A M. the ear polled out to buck the sticky in the forty-five mile drivu. The first ear reached Stanford ai 2 P. M., the second some later but the third never got that The gams was s ch e du l ed tori«.; the boys who had arrived burned wires and roused the wrath of Stanford telephone staff ia vain attempt to locate the mlauteg It aras a wonderful trip tor ttae occupants of the last automobile, tale told the reporter runs Hite ear. but the authenticity of the story not be determined. As the story goes the third broke down near Geyser and a sidarabla period of time waa in a futile attempt to repair it Them walked six or seven miles bunch left Geyser or. their way to Stanford. A tow mllw further am and the buys «Urted afoot hoping to be picked up by «orne traveler That walkked six or seven miles before a along sad *U pUfUi ta. They r e scind Siantoad fmA five o'clock, hastily and went into the fray. Sdms had no b r s atafa a t . TW* a difficult Journey on foot mod for se ver al miles and they not In tiw beat of condition tor » hard battle. a banquet late in tiw evening lor boys and many of them through economy or a Justice to tiw toad had refrained fraas rapper. At nine o'clock before tiw to gut ia the cars and they started tor betas in a hungry frame of mind, to urna served the call At 2 A. M. several homes roused by s commotion in the rpe pa ration* for Sunday dinner housewives who had considered their and complete were compelled to entirely new arrangements. the furnace* of friends hi Great Falls and Helena the question has oftsa presented itself—why do not thee* people um Belt coal? It is cleanse '.f n>clt .nd -.f to tomln* qont jtle* are equal and its cost is less, Wjtoto,, UUh, B«r Ct~k to Roundup coals monopolise tiw market, no t an excessive amount of ash. What is the reason? The answer ia doubtless this. Many years ago to Bah min*, ,]] that was considered neeaa „y was to shoot down the coal, rock. and c },y, load It all together and step | t to market. Hut market gradually disappeared. To secure it again was more difficult. Now for some years Belt mine» have been furnishing coal equal t* anything to tiw state to quality sad purity but tiw market Is still chaiy Belt coal need* advertising, not tu the local paper, but to outride center* In looking over tiw coal bins and 0 f population. To do this the operators, the miners «„d the business men might profit ,bly Join force». When you have a good product l*ck a market the only solution is— Advertise. Oscar Junkeraeier was '-autoSRt grain Tuesday.