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22 MINERS ESCAPE
" dill LIVING M TWO MEN EXPIRE AFTER THEY MADE THEIR WAY TO THE TOP Mlnsra Fight Qas and Smoke For 18 Hours Behind Hurriedly Mads Bulkhead Nederland, Oolo.—Twenty-two min entombed in the flaming subterran-1 of the Fairvlew mine ers can passages near this llrrle mining town for nearly 18 hours, emerged from their under-1 iron- 1 ground tomb—alive. Half of them—big, stalwart, hearted and strong-armed fellows, I staggered almost nnalded from the smoking tunnel, while others of their | comrades were carried out uncon And the battle ahlfted from the tor-1 tuous flre-ewept earthen chambers to a little frame house where a temporary hospital bad been thrown up to re-1 reive the 22, together wUh 10 volun-1 teer rescue workers who collapsed from the flame# that rolled through I the mine. There the fight continued and death came to claim two—Robert Stevenson, a miner, and Charles Her-1 qulat, a rescue worker. Pulmotora and oxygen were being used by a corps of doctors who took op the valiant battle of the rescue worker» In the crowded four-room I structure where the survivor» lay. I Moat of them will recover, but a few I I the 1 were reported In a critical condition, The rescued miners narrated heroism of Robert Stevenson, who dl reeled the building and caulking of the bulkhead behind which the men sought safety and cheered them frequently by bursting Into song, Stevenson died soon after being removed from the | mine. Mine Superintendent H. K. Lldstone estimated the property damage at $10. 000, despite earlier estimates that placed the loss at upwards of $100,000. _ . _ _ , I Berlin. Former Emperor William Is to receive from the Prussian state a poodly amount of bis holdings w " " I were sequestered when the monarchy fell and William went into exile In Holland. It has been decided by the Prussian ministry of finance that it will meet the claims of the ex-kalser for the re storation by giving him about $7,500, 000 In dash, 180,000 acres of forests and agricultural lands, three palaces In Berlin and one In Bnbelshurg and In addition some house property In the capital. Prussia Will Pay Wilhelm TM-I W.w. 1» It.iu „ , , veonfnc , Naples.—A tidal wave sweeping ln during a storm has destroyed the town of Baden«, near the strait of Messlana. The greatest force of the storm was felt in Sicily and the province of Cola bar. Many persons are known to have been Injured and scores of homes dam aged. Communications were disrupt ed. railway tracks being washed out and telegraph and telephone lines broken. The storm was also heavy at sea, where disasters are feared, al though none are reported. Three steamers were damaged but succeeded In reaching port safely. San Francisco.—A conscience fund of nearly $265 stood rounded out here by a Portland laborer, who some time ago began remitting money to the Southern Pacific company for rides he told of having stolen on the company'* train*. The conscience-stricken man I n f o r m ed officials that hi* calculation» showed h* had "beaten bis way 8,809 miles on Southern Pacific trains,'' wblch he paid for at the rate of 8 cents • mile, Pari«.—"Legion of Honor Employ-1 ment Bureau" la a sign on the door of the Palais de Legion de Honeur on the Quay d' Orsay. The legion's bureau guarantees "workers of experience and reputa tlon" on Its lists. Most of the work done by the bureau has been for the benefit of former pupils of the tech nlcal and professional schools main — Washlngton.—President and Mrs. Coolldge formally opened the annnal Christmas seel campaign of the Ns tional Tuberculosis association. A re productlon of the seal, bearing two tall candles, was placed In the window of the south portico of the White house and then Mr. and Mr*. Coolldge pur chased the first seal from Adrienne Mayer, age 11, one of.the "health cru Denver— H. F. Denny of Denver was talned by the legion. sadera." elected president of the Rocky Moun tain Retail Furniture association wblch held Us annnal convention here. New York-r-The Nye, 19, was a climax to * "children's booze party," the district attorney's office announced In declaring Gordon Piero had admitted the killing of hla friand. . . Washington—The annual apportion ment of federal aid funds to the var ious «mm ft» road construction and tentatively set for Dec. \ bm mi »«talrsd by law until Jan mry i* fe*t beam I by **" Hte xmM *bmt I IRRIGATORS OWE THE "liiii BIG SUM Pact Due Payment* la Reclamation Problem States Report to Interior Department Washington.—Consideration of re quests of farmers on federal reclama tion project# for deferment of pay ments due the government has con stituted the most difficult and exact 1 ) n#; dirty of the commissioner of re clamatlon. Klwood Mead declares In Ms annual report to the secretary o< the Interior. Of the thousands of such requests received. Dr. Mead reported, many were «»titled to and received syrnpn tbeflc consideration But, he said, there were many requests from Irri gators amply able to pay, from non resident land owners, whose farms «re cultivated by tenants, and from »hose who openly opposed all pay ments to the government, and these applications were refused. "Otherwise," the commissioner said, should "federal would cease, Arrears In payments of water users In 1924 totaled $3.000,000 bringing the five-year total to $8,ft00,000. In re gat'd to these deficits, the report call attention to the theory that federal reclamation Is that It shall be self supporting. Irrigated lands In the federal pro the said, and reclamation J«*» !■« year. report pro duced crops worth nearly $110.000,000, «" Increase of $7,000,000 over the pre vlona year. Completion of the Tleton dam on the Taklma project In Washington state *nd the Black Canyon dam In Idaho contributed, the report said, to the great progress which was made dur the year In conservation of the country's water resources, - Ç y Ij ***•••«*** *>:>>:>>::ccc*3CeNf : TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS B Cleveland.—A raid upon the show rooms and factory of the Campen com pany, manufacturers of ladles' gowns and wearing apparel, by burglars net ted the thieves $18.000 worth of silks. Sunderland, Eng.—Muffling hells In (he ^ for ro<linorlal wn . lcM of Quw , n Alexandra. R. C. Hudson, church warden and war veteran, was rni(lhw) w deuth wheu a blg bt>n fell over. New York.—Additional earnings re ports of the carriers for October, other than the coalers, continue to show In creases over the same month last year. Northern Pacific gained $178,504, and Great Northern, $00,291. 8nn Francisco.—Oil has been found in a new California field. Reports from Petaluma, Sft miles north of here, said a well financed by residents of 1 Sonoma county had come in with a flow of 100 barrel* a day at a depth of J , j *' ' . . . , Ooltimhus, Ohio-Announcement of fhe candidacy of Mrs. Bvnlyn 1 ranees Snow of Mount ' pr " on - for the Ke : P nh,lcan nomination for governor of Ohio la expected to bring other wo m « n lnto thp flp,d ' # She ****** wa8 " ,afe oen,,or of motion pictures, Wisconsin Rapids, Wls. Two mys lerious masked gunmen stalked Into a roadhouse half a mile from this city a n< i a* 101 two m ** n * 8 they listened to « radio concert. Instant death was the fate of one R. A. Davis, a farmer 'of Portage county. William Bauer, a farmer of Wood county, Is expected to In* «»»J *ront portion of the crop Is | P**L and the movement of grain from now on will be heavy and steady. Fres dle. New York.—Conditions generally In Canada are Improving; danger of los J Went Beatty of the Canadian Pacific «tated he expected gross earnings of the company In 1925 would show 1m provement over 1924. I Munich.—An Italian merchant living In Munich recently won the equivalent of $126,000 In a lottery. After recelv Ing news of his winnings, he com mltted suicide. When he bought his lottery ticket he signed a statement I that In case he should win, he would give half his prize to the society of Munich Chimney Sweeps and the rest J of It to the breweries, Berlin.—Thanksgiving was celehrat ed here by services In the American church, at which American Ambassa dor Sohurman read President Cool Idge's Thanksgiving proclamation. This was followed by a luncheon at the American Institute by 80 American students, and a dance under the aua ploes of the American chamber of com merce. , New York.—Construction of « hotel f 0 r native student« In South Africa at a cost of $20,000 has been made the subject of an appeal to 32,000 negro members of the American Y. M. C. A. by Max Yergan, an American negro, who pioneered In organizing associa tions In Bantu Land. The proposed club house would be located at Forta Hare college, Alice, Cape Province. _Stockholm.— Swedish minister at Madrid, has been appointed minister to the United States, replacing A. F. Wallenberg. Old-Ttme Scout Dead Seattle,—Funeral services for An drew Monroe Bagley, 73, who at one time was a scout In the United States army and took part In several Indian »Ids with Col. William Oody. known a« Buffalo BUI, were held her*. He * wa* a rider for the pony mat] be W»«., m4 Dead* 21 SETIRLD RECORD j WIN FOUR OF THB SIX POSSIBLE CHAMPIONSHIPS OF • THE WORLD SURPASS DLL OTHER EXHIBITS Agriculture Riches of the Treasure Stats Command 41 Per Cent of Prize Money Bozeman, Mont.—The Treasure State of America, dumping her agri cultural treasures Into the 182ft com petition of the Chicago International Hay and Grain Show, ha.« set a new ! International record In prize winning with small grains. Before thla year Montana had held the record for per centage of money won with small grains, so it was her own record that was broken when the Judges placed four of the six possible world's cham pionships of 102ft Into Montana hand« and when Montana was awarded eight out of 12 possible first places In small grains first in regional white dent corn and first in timothy seed. For years Montana has stood su preme among American producers of small groins, winning more prize mon ey than any other atate and generally, for the classes In which she has en tered, more prize money than all other states put together. Montana's 192S winnings are the greatest In the his tory of thla Outstanding producer of quality grains, this state taking 41 per cent of oil prize money offered In the classes she entered, more than all other American states together and completely outclassing her great rival, Canada, __ Washington.—Mrs. William H. Bol ling, 82 years old, mother of Mr*. Woodrow Wilson, died here after sev eral months' Illness from heart dis ease. L C. C. Hold Up RA'.es Washington—An alteration of north western railroad rate schedules, which would hare resulted In Increasing rates on grain moving from the Dakota*, Montana and Minnesota to Chicago and other marketing centers, has been held up by the Interstate commerce commission. The Increase changes would have ranged from 1% to 2Li cents per 100 pounds, brought about In the granting of transit privileges. The railroads had planned to make the new schedule effective November 25., but the commission ordered the present rates continued until Decem ber 27. Teacher Given Medal Washington.—"For bravery* under Are" In protecting the 1,500 orphans under her care, Miss Emma D. Cush man of Boston, former head of a Near East relief training school at Corinth, Greece, has been announced ns the winner of a distinguished service med al of the Near East relief. During a revolution In Greece last spring. Miss Cushman with aid of the larger hoys of her school, rolled five rebel airplanes a half mile away from the school campus, where they had been parked and had drawn the fire of the loyal forces. Miami, Fla.—Miami, drenched and dripping, has resumed her interrupted labors after the most devastating rain In her history. The downpour estab lished a new record for a single day's rainfall here, with a precipitation of 14.1 Inches, according to Richard W. Gray, the United States weather ob server here. This new mark bettered the former record, set Oct. 24, 1924, when 9.70 Inches of rain fell. Miami and her satellite cities and towns were forced to suspend business generally. Little Rock. Ark.—Known as the un lucklest man In Arkansas, J. W. Par ker of Mena, representative In the Ar kansas general assembly. Is on the hospital list again. Some years ago Mr. Parker lost a leg. Tatter he lost an arm and then an eye. During the 1925 assembly he fell and fractured two ribs. Now he Is laid up with a fractured thigh, suffered In an automobile acci dent Dickerson, warden of the Nevada state prison, former governor of Nevada and direc tor of federal prisons during the World war, died at his home at Carson City. Reno. Nev.—Denver S. „ Los Angeles.—Charles Ray, motion picture actor, featured in a long series of financial misadventures, the roost recent of which was a government suit for approximately a quarter of a mil lion dollars in back income taxes, filed In federal court here a voluntary pe tition In bankruptcy. He listed his liabilities as $966,506 and his assets $130,355. • Fried, wealth y dl rector of a bread factory, must serve 20 years In jail and pay $85,000 for profiteering. rubb er. valued at between $80,000 and $80,000 After the driver ijad been t*mn<1 and gagged fee was carried In »« automobile to the Brçnx, 18 mile* -from the scene of iIts robbery, before Steal Lead of Rubber New York.—Kidnaping the driver of a motor truck, five robbers In Brook lyn escaped with a truckload of crude Is® KMaaoooooooaooooaCRloaOQI r Montana Ranch News * ? : o ♦ : : V. ♦ Koamaooaaaaaaaocioooooooai By JOHN DEXTER A movement la again ander way for the organization of a cow testing as sociation In Lewis and Clark county. Tliin project has been in the air for several years. Last spring a definite effort was made to establish a testing organization and It resulted in the for mation of a cow testing club with a variable membership, were made with a local creamery to make the tests for a small fee pro viding farmers would bring In their samples once a month. While Interest soon lagged In the testing dub It was sufficient to give Its members an Idea of the benefit of testing. As the result the demand for a cow testing associ ation I* once more making Itself felt, A survey of the number of owners and the number of cows within a reason able area has been taken and leaders In the movement are hopeful that an association will soon be formed. Arrangements Project leaders have been selected and work on the clothing project as outlined by the woman's division of the Montana Extension Service has started in five communities In Madi son county. The beginning of the clothing work deala with the making of paper dress forms and Miss Blanch Lee. state leader of Home Demonstra tion Agents, gave demonstrations In each of the Madison county communi ties to get this work started. The wo men have decided to have the dress form work completed by January 1 and will then go on with the next step of the clothing project. Mrs. Laura K. Alsop Is the community leader In the Waterloo community. Mrs. H. F. Burgess is the lender at Twin Bridges, Mrs. Willard H. Tohey at Sheridan, Mrs. L. D. Piper at Ennis and Mrs. Charles E. Carmin at Harrison. The county extension office under the direction of J. O. Membre has es tablished a motion picture circuit among the rural communities of Fallon county. Last month more than 800 far mer* and their familles attended mo tion pictures given In the 15 different town# and communities in the circuit. It Is planned to make one complete round with u new picture program of educational and entertainment value once a month. The communities In cluded In the circuit are Willard. Pleasant Valley. Lame Jones School, John Wentz School. Webster, West more, Ollle, Knobs. Milk Creek, Baker. Coal Springs. Twin Bnttes, Wills Creek. Plevna and Pine Creek. The Visual Instruction Department at Mon tana State College supplies the films ( for the programs. With a larger acreage this year and a more abundant yield |»er acre, almost perfect weather for harvesting and hauling, and prices at the end of Oc tober the highest In the history of the potato industry, potato .dealers at Knl Ispell agree that this year is Indeed a prosperous one for them. Shipments from the Great Northern station up to November 1, had totaled 50 carloads. At present the Potato exchange esti mates that Its warehouse contains 5ft carloads, the shipment of which. Man ager G. C. Wooater stated, depend# up on market demands and prices. Men from many places around Yakima, and from Chicago. Minneapolis and Butte have I teen at the exchange buying. Big Shipment of Hogs More than 1.200 hogs. In a single shipment, left Forsyth recently for the markets In Tacoma, constituting what Is believed by C. V. Vassau. a local buyer, to be the largest Individual shipment ever made from connty. These hogs had been purchased from the farmers of the connty by Mr. Vas sau during the fall and which he had placed In Ws feed Iota near the fair grounds where they were placed on a full ration of coni and other fattening feed, all of which had also been pur chased from farmers In the county. Itoaabad Make this an Electrical Christmas! Gifts from $2.00 to $200.00 - - A ru*'..h COMPANY THE MONTANA l Wherever Represented RMWW Subscribe Today! 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The objects of the new organization are to market the poultry and poultry products of the community ln such a manner as to obtain the greatest net returns to the individual members, and others; to develop better market facili ties; to study local, atate and national poultry marketing problems which af fect the welfare of the members of the association ; to foster and develop the co-operative spirit In the community ; to Improve the types, quality and breeding of standard birds for show and egg production and to perform any other work which may tend to the bet terment of the members and the gen eral benefit of the neighborhood. The turkey crop lu the Laurel sec tion this year has netted the farmers approximately $8.000. It Is estimated that the crop already disposed of rep resents about half of the turkeys In that district. One farmer received $1196 for his Bock of turkeys and an other rancher was paid $1141. . Many farmers of the Simms valley are holding their potatoes for $3 a hundred pounds, It was learned by R. E. Cameron, Cascade county agricul tural agent In a survey. Offers of $2.85 are bringing no response, accord ing to Mr. Cameron. There are about 100 acres of potatoes In the Immediate vicinity of Sinnus nod some 200 acre» in this crop in the entire valley, from the Vaughn locality up to the Fairfield country. A. B. Cook, of Helena, breeder of registered Hereford cattle at Town send, added to his already long string of blue ribbons and other trophies at the Kansas City livestock show, by winning the stockyards cup for the best herd of 10. also the Junior cham pion bull and the senior and grand champion cow. Mr. Cook won In com petition with 52 other herds from sev eral state*. It Is estimated by Billings dealers that about 150 carloads of beans have been shipped out of the Billings terri tory. This 1» believed to be hardly half of the entire crop. Present esti mates of the total crop range from 300 to 400 carloads While some of the farmers are selling, many are bolding for better prices.