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ssill m Mailt, SS` ,w (In Advno..) , A.tb --i.......-----. . 4.00 d to ftoreign countries. "LSP "Ws NUMBER. MISSOULA OPPIOC 1H and III west Maii street Hamitten Offle *, Main St. Ham tonB. Mont. "5 jeruua a lluy be found on ate the owrltg newstands out. or .Msta9 rouprtbtt tAge ý es on--Yolds N rews o.. 2 , r5S Rake i0 01EA lls r Lud RIsIuleWe-U4SIh News Agents. saoIdated News Co, e sad Washarston: Northwest Co., Pot. h and Washington kaUrts' News Agency. Ave A n ad Wash~lgton A. Isetrl-s. and Cherry; Aome News Co.; Whitney. polene-south Ulshtth News Co.; isse News Co. o.uao-'rego News Ce., Ninth SUSORISERS' PAPERS. The Mlssouliana is anlous to give best caerld service: threfore, sub are requested to report faulty at ones In ordering piter aflgrOd to new address, please give e addres also. Money orders and 'eoek Ibeold be mand payable to b.e Mlssoullan Publishing Company. THURSDAY. AUGUST 10. 1911. JOHN W. OATE. John W. Gates died as he had lived, fightlag. In him we lose the best ex ample of ehat is known as a "dead game sport." Gates was willing to take a chance on antthing: the rullng passon of his life was the Instinct to gamble, on anything and everything To this craving-for it i a craving- be gave full sway, but he had a clear head. A shrewd mind and be won more frequently than he lost. As the best ganb'ers are, Gates was a full-blooded man, remorseless when the game was on, but liberal at other times. To his triends he was loyal, to his enemies he was frank. Not a bad sort of a man was John Warnes Gates. He had a big mind, for it is a far cry from Turner Junction to New York and Faris, and he was a "sport," to boot. The world loves ,a plunger and Gates was just that. His "I'll bet a million" classifies him as to type. WILLIAM P. PRYE. The antithesis of Gates was William P. Frye, tte wise old man of the sen ate, to whom death came on the same day *hat closed the career of the great gambler. Frey was a man to whom money meant little: he gave up a remunerative career to serve his country. His was a great business ability and his Interest in congress was the commercial side of the coun try's development. ttlt, he never de sired fortune for himself, but was satisfled to follow the line of activity his nature craved and to do the work to which he seemed adapted best. Forty years in conlgress, when he might have amassed a fortune-those few words show the nature, the guid Ing spirit of the senior senator from Maine. VA'RDAMAN. When ex-Governor Vardaman of Mississippi becomes United States Senator Vardaman from Mississippi there will always be something doing in the upper house, to borrow a phrase of the street. Vardaman is a fanatic. with but one idea and one ideal. Vardaman would abolish the negro politically-physically, if he could. Vardaman is the original "white man's hope," to go to the sporting columns this time. He is, also, the biggest chump to be sent to the senate itn many a year. Vardaman is a fire-eat ing southerner, of the class of men that is disliked by the better people of the south. He had been trying to break into the senate for many s year; at last circumstances framed themselves Just right for him and he was successful. Now, he will go to the senate and at once seek to repeal that part of the constitution which mentions equality. He will make long speeches, punctuated with tobasco: he will deliver a message laden with hate and race prejudice: the senate will yawl and-and that will be all there will be to Vardaman and his ,Irgt campaign tgainst the colored "'. :` ,; . Aeslly, that is about all that * pt'da.nan wants. He will be satin. : I-' s t the yellow newspapers of the i IUpry taLke him up for special tea R Bif H state has paotically dia the colore$ man. In 4*4R.d M jbout C n we atanot get drunk very WalIy feo the white maas has passed a projbMlon law aimed directly al hiom he cannot go on the warpath, for be finds it difficult to get enough moedy to buy heavy artillery. The negr in Mississippi, therefore, is well shackled, as the election of Brothns Vardaman shows. Therefdre, again the Vardaman campalgn was the heighth of sensatlonalism, the apotheo. sis of a bag of wind. What Vardaman will do to the senate will not be much, but how will Vardaman, himself, fare? A REAL LAW. The state of New Jersey, possibly with a view of emulating Oklahoma, incorporated what the legislature was pleased to consider a Joke into the statutes last fall. It was made a misdemeanor to wear the plumage of certain birds upon headgear of the feminine sort. The women of the mosquito state smiled cheerfully and laughed aloud when the new law was announced and continued to embellish their hats with whatever feathers the milliner suggested. Then, just a few days ago, the police started in to en force the law, which became effective on August S. Under the law, the po liee hav% the right to arrest a person thought to be wearing proscribed plumes upon her hat. The next step is a march to the nearest maglstrate. A fine follows, It the officer has guessed right. The law was passed as a Joke, Is is said, but the exist ence of a society for the preservation of birds-an organisatlon that means business-makes the matter serious enough for the women. The dis mantling of expensive headgear and the substitution of ribbons and vege tables for feathers may be expected to be a popular occupation In New Jer sey now. Missouri says that it will show the other states that it is possible to erect a very satisfactory three-and-one half-million-dollar state capitol on a total expenditure of S1,500,000. A wicked clerk stole $50,000 from the National sugar refinery. There has been a great to-do about the theft, for no sugar company approves of steaUing-when it loses. In Indians they would call the resignation of Mayor Edwards a back handed proposition. Butte is having its troubles-with a socialist mayor and a race-meet con test. If John Jacob Astor marries Miss Force, will he become Bunny Jim? A lie is a poor substitute for the truth, but what other in there? Texas says that the world can buy its cotton or go shirtless. The world loves a "sport." if he claims to be nothing else. After forty years In congress, Sen ator 'Frye should rest well. Tell your eastern friends what the west has done for you. Some of the fans have a hard-luck story to tell, too. Summer appears to be able to come back, anyway. John Sharp Williams niust be proud of Vardaman. Next we'll be hearing about football prospects. Fine feathers make-in New Jersey -trouble. Save your feet with a Missoulian class ad. Cherries mean dollars-in the Bitter Root. Write that Saturday letter today. Boost Montana and Missoula. Help your home town. Help the city. Ioost. MRS. GALLAGHER RELEASED. Cincinnati, Aug. 9.-Mrs. Dora (al lag.er, who recently was committed to the state insane asylum, following the discovery of a discrepancy of 826,000 in her accounts as treasurer of the Cincinnati home for incurables, was yesterday released from the institu tion. She has departed for Los An geles, the home of her brother, Andrew Cadwallader, who negotiated a settle ment with directors of the home. 'PLANES IN MANEUVERS. HJamburg, Germany, Aug. 9.-In ac cordance with the wish of Emperor William, aeroplanes will participate for the first time in the army maneuvers to be held near Altona, be ginning August 26. Airmen Koenig, Burchner, Gorrison and Weincesires will take part. FARMERS ARE FIRST. Kansas City, Aug. 9.-The farmer and his land will receive the first ani most important consideration at the National Conservation Congress here September 26-28. Almost every sub ject to be discussed will deal with practical agriculture. WORKMAN KILLED. Toledo, Ohio, Aug. 9.-One workman was killed and seven others Injured by a premature explosion of dyna mite today at the White Rock plant of the Kelly Island Lime & Transport nompany near Clay Center. Several of the lnjured may die, my ROY K . J4OU LTOS.. Copyright, 1911, by C9 N. Mather. When Moth.r .G e to Vote. 'Respectfully dedicated to the suf fragettes and women's clubs.) The men around the polls will be Obliged to wear dress suits And manicure their hands and see To shining up their boots. They'll have to cut the smoking out And conversation raw Confining It to talk about The works of Keats and Shaw. They'll have to be there with the stuff That Robert Browning wrote. There'll be no chance to hang a bluff When mother goes to vote. Of lace the ballots will be trimmed, And real lace, too-no less, In varied hues and wtih a shade To match each hat and dress. And when she drops the ballot in The little round tin cage, 'Twill be a gross and heinous sin To ask her name-and age. There'll be no opportunity For rivals fair to gloat. No useless questions will there be When mother goes to vote. The blondes will vote for dark-haired men, The brunettes for the fair. The baldheads will be passe then And homely mayors rare. In ('haucer, Homer, Byron, Poe, The candidate must shine. In music he must surely know Mozart from Rubenteln. The isms, ologies and such He must aim to promote Or else he'll not amount to much When mother goes to lote. From the Hiekoryville Clarion. Uncle Ezra Harkins Is getting to be quite an author. He has had two recommendations for Blnks' Tonic ac cepted and published lately. Hank Tumms fell down the back The Kingdom of Spain XX.-A Moslem General's Ambition. By Prederlo J. Hoskin Madrid, Spain.-No country has so many fascinating stories of ambition, achievement, downfall, disgrace and death as Spain, and none is more pic turesque than that of Muss Ibn Nos seyr-Moses the Son of Nosseyr-the great Moslem General -who laid the foundations of eight centuries of Arab rule In tpain, and died a pauper and an outcast In a village near Damascus. Ambition tq claim glory that he might have shared had he been willing to divide it. giving Tarik El Tuerto his due, caused the collapse of Musa's visions of limitless honor and power when the.dream was about to be real Ized. Musa's father was a "maull" of Ahdu-l-aziz, brother of the Khalift Adu-l-malek. A "maull" was a man of inferior rank and Importance who plaued himself under the patronage of a powerful chieftain or ruler. When Abdu-l-aziz was appointed viceroy of Africa he made Musa commander of Western Africa. The Moslem domin ions hadil then been extended to the Stra its of Gibraltar, and across the strait lay the Iberian peninsula, known to the ,Molems as a country of mar velous riches held by the "infidel." Musa solidified the Moslem Domin ion In Northwest Africa, known as Mauretania. A diplomatist as well as a warrior, he not only sent thou sands of Ilerber slaves to Cairo to keep himself in favor with the vice roy, but also showed clemency to the conquered tribes, converted them to the Moslem faith and enlisted them under his banners. The Romans applied to the various tribal divisions found in Mauretania the generic term "Maurl." It is from this name that the Spaniards got the word "Moor" which has been applied Indiscriminately to Arabs and North African aborigines since the Arab con quest. Welding them together and teaching them to pray in mosques, for the great general was also a great preacher, Musa rose to the position of Amir of Africa, taking orders from the Khalif at Damascus Instead of the viceroy at Cairo. The banner of Islam floated front the towers of Tanglers, and a veritable congress of Asian and African races swarmed down the Barbary coast to bear the Crescent into Andalusta, where the lGothic kings had upheld the Cross for 300 years. Among the valued retainers of Musa Ibhn Nosseyr was Tarlk El Tuerto, a man of ob scure origin who had risen to the po rstlon of "maull" to Musa. According to some accounts he was a red-haired Persian, wlile others contend that he was a Bbeber. He was dubbed "El Tuerto" because of a missing or dis figured eye. When the treason of Julian against the Gothic king, Roderik, was occa sioned by Roderlk's seduction, or vio lation, of Julian's daughter Florinda. maid of honor tp the queen, Julian he d Ceuta on the African coast, the only Spanish outpost beyond the Strait of Gibraltar. Julian's proposal to lead the Moslems into Spain afforded the opportunity for which the Arab-Moors had been waiting. After Tarlf Abu Zar'ah had been sent to reconnoiter. landing at the island of Tarifa, which was named in his honor, and return Ing with captives and spoils, the con duct of the invasion was placed in the hands of Musa's trusted "'maull," Tarik. By the appointment of so gal lant a sqldier and so clement a con queror, Muss paved the way sfor his own eclipse as a general and over throw as a favorite of the Khalif. On the way across the "Bahr-z-zok hak," or narrow sea, as the Arabs called the strait, Tarlk fell asleep. When he awoke he told his subordl nate officers that he had seen a via. ion in which Mahomet, surrounded ,by warriors with bared swords ald. drawn bows, polated toward talr .Andaluela stairs one day leat week and broke three ribs and five commandments simultaeous and at the same time. A drummer from Chicago was in our midst the other day sellln' goods, but we ain't heard whether he was a baus or a snare drummer. Miss Amy Stubbs, our village milliner, says every drummer is a snare and a de luslon and a snare. Grandpa Purdy went to church in the rain last Sunday and is now at home suffering from Inflammatory re ligion. Mrs. Anson Judson, the leader of the smart set of polite society in this town, says that nobody here has got any polish, but she is mistaken, for William Tlbbitts, the keeper of our general store, got In. two dozen boxes of it last week. Hank Tumms stole the sheetiron thunder storm out'n the opry house to patch up his tin roof with, and now they can't have no show with unpleasant weather in it. Mrs. Lafe Purdy appeared at the party last Thursday evening with one of them decollette gowns on. Her husband can't rpake much more than a bare living for her. A drummer b'qpregentln' a nursery firm was through here last week, but he didn't do much business, for the folks around here have got about all the kids they want, * Last time Lem fHiggins was down to Chicago he got hie hair cut and no body around here knowed him when he got back, and he had to identity himself by a strawberry mark on the back of his neck. P.erpetual. The pyramids may crumble and the Sphinz be lost to sight. And governments may rise and fall, and kings the dust may bite; The world be revolutionised and an cient customs cease. The powers may lay their weapons down and tread the paths of peace. The weavers .may all cease to weave, the tiller cease to till, But the fool who rocks the rowboat, he will linger with us still. and bade him to accomplish its con quest in the name of Allah and his Prophet, and in the cause of Islam., The expedition was altogether a plous enterprise, looting the infidel being re garded as assuring' especial favor in Heaven, and Musa had knelt at the beach and prayed for the success of Tarik, little drearpJng how great that success would be. When Roderik mised his men upon the field of Gaudalete he addressed them from a movi.g throne of Ivory, telling them that a horde of deluded infidels, puffed up With the victories they had achieved over eunuchs and naked barbarians in Africa, had been delivered by their pride into the hands of the servants of God. Tarik, no less pious tlfan Roderik, made an ad. dress to his men lit Which he said that Allah commanded them to over come the infidel, who had sent against them countless warriors, and that as the sea was behind the Moslem army the hostr of the Prophet faced death ,r victory. When RIoderik was de feated after eight days fighting, Tarik hit upon a scheme to awe the Span lards. In the presence of Christian captives he ordered a large number of their fellows who had fallen in battle to be cut up and cooked In kettles as if for a feast. The prisoners were then allowed to escape. They scat tered and spread the news that Spain had .been invaded by cannibals. Musa received the news of Tarik's victory and became alarmed lest his impetuous "maull" should conquer Spain and get all of the glory of the achievement. He ordered him to pitch camp and await reinforcements. But Tarlk and his subordinate officers held a council and decided to advance. Cor dova had been taken. Granada had submitted, Toledo, fortified by Jullus Caesar and Emperor Augustus, and re-fortified by the Goths, had made terms and turned over its treasures to Tarlk beforo Muse ananaged to catch up with him. One of the greatest treasures of To. ledo was called the table of Solomon; Its discovery had a history as roman tic as the story of the part it was destined to play irn' the tragedy of Musa. According to the legend there was a secret champer in Roderik's palace that had been kept looked by many of his predecessors. It had been prophesied that when it should be opened the downfall of the Gothic kingdom would result. Roderik's cu riosity led him to break the locks, He found the table of Solomon and upon the wall a picture of ,men in strange garb armed with scimitars and riding horses. Below the picture was an in scription to the effect that when the chamber should he opened Spain would be Invaded and lost to bar barians. The table was of gold, Inlaid with precious stones, and each of its many feet was of a single emerald, accord ing to the Arab chroniclers. They were probably Jade. Tarik, to be in a position to prove that he conquered Spain forestalled Musr by removing one of the feet. The unsuspecting Musa, after having taken Merida and moved to Toledo to punish his in subordinate general, took the table of Solomon and lhad the missing foot re placed with gold. Tarlk, temporarily relieved of his command by way of punishment, was IeMtored by the Khalif, and after the two had fought side by side at the seege of Sara gossa both were -rdered to report at Damascus and givel an account of themselves. The triumphal march of Musa to Syria was one of the most spectacular events of history. Travlling in state like a Roman conqueror, he had in his train wagons loadp with treasure, numbers of princes qu ,; chieftains from various parts ot North Africa, Makes Food Taste Better' Ever notice how much beOter food tastes when well served and daintily garnished? Pabst BlueRibbon Ths ,,dew ii I is a clean, fully aged beer. It gives a keen appetite for wholesome food. In its "haidsome package it adorns any tabl, and iLt tastes even beier than it looks. Order a cse today. 11b weu Manl The Old Reliable Pioneer of the Northwest Special Excursion Round-Trips East ON BALE AUGUST 16, SEPTEMBER 2-3. St. Paul, Duluth, Omaha, Kansas City.... .............. ............ $46.80 St. L ouis ......................$5................. ................ ................................ $55.80 Chicago ............................ .............................. ....................................$59.30 Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo .............................................................$42.30 Going limit 10 days, return limit Oct. 31, 1911. Stopovers within limits. Special Excursion Round West ON SALE DAILY Tacoma, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver and all " Seashore Points ......$29.25 Going limit 10 days, return limit Oct. 31, 1911. Stopovers within imite Westbound Home seekers' Rates Every Tuesday During August, September and October, 1911 ,ame as in previous years. Your friends in the East will visit and boost Montana. You should tell them about these rates. The ELKS' STATE CONVENTION " Anaconda, Round-Trip Riate From Missoula $4.80 *Dates of sale Aug. 14 to 18 inclusive. N. H. MASON, Agent. -- I . r and petty kings of the Baleric islands. But while the Amir of Africa was making his way pompously through Egypt, dazzling the eyes of all behold ers, Tarik craftily traveled "light" and arrived at Damascus first. When the table of Solomon was shown to the Khalif Musa declared that it was just as he had captured it. Tarik produced the missing foot from his tunic and easily convinced the Khalif that Musa was claiming glory not really his own. The result was that Musa was shorn of his honors, stripped of his estates, and banished from the court when he had 'been punished by being compelled to stand in the sun throughout a sultry summer day. But the final punishment was yet in store for him. His son Abdul-l-azls, had been left in charge of Spain as chief in command. He had married the widow of King Roderlik, who had taken refuge at Merida, and was as admirable administrator. Emissaries of the Khalif were sent secretly to Spain to murder him. They cut him down when he was at prayer In a mosque at his villa near Seville, and his embalmed head was brought back to lDumascus as proof that the com mission had been carried out, When the head arrived the Khalif compelled Musa to come 'before the assembled per ple and see the casket opened. "By the life of God there was never a Mos'tm -'ho less deserved such treatment," said the +broken-hearted father as he beheld the features of his beloved son. "He passed his nights in prayer ahd by day hd fe'sted. Hadst thou teen just, 0 Commander of the Faithful, thou couldst not have or dered this deed of blood." In response to his request the Khallf allowed Musa, now a bent, whlte"-naired octogenarian, to receive the head of his murdered son. Wrap ping it in his tunic he tottered from the presence of the Khalif and retied to a village where he prophesled that beforo two suns had set there would die a man whose fame had spread from rI'amascus to the Pryenees. The prophesy was fulfilled, and the former Amir ct Africa, who had paid the full penalty for misdeeds done 'because of overweening ambition, filled an un marked grave. "omorrow--"The Kingdom of Spain." XXI. A Moslem Charlemagne. SALMON CITY ITEMS Salmon City, Aug. 9.-(Special) The mammoth dredge of the Kirtley Creek Gold Dredging company, six miles from Salmon, will be set afloat this week and will be in operation by the end of the month. The plant is a nine-cubic-foot bucket dredge, and ranks second in this country only to one in operation in California. It will handle 150,000 cubic yards of dirt monthly. lngineers estimate that it will take eight to ten years to work out the ground. The 4sual difficulties attendant upon-such work in the Win ter time will be done away with ey a system of heating the rim of the dredge. Five hundred horsepower, supplied from the Lemhi Light & Power comrlany's plant, at Salmon, will run the plant. TflF working force will be divided Into-three shifts. Over 1,000 tons of material have been used in the construction of the dredge. N. Dlckerman, formerly of the Yuba Con solidated Goldfields Dredging com pany, is superintendent of the con. cern. At the annual meeting of the Pltts burg-Idaho Mining company, held re cently at Gihlmore, the following di rectors were elected for the ensuing year: A. S. Ross, W. A. VlbCutclheon, J. H. Crehan, I. Neckerman, O. Ken nedy, E. C. Ross and H. Knight. The retiring superintendent, J. E. Walker, was presented by the directors with a handsome gold watch, set with dia monds and suitably inscribed. The Commodore Mining company shipped 20 tons of ore to Salt Lake, last week, which will give 500 ovnces of slilver to the ton. A gasoline hoist will be installed at this property of sufficilent capacity to sink to a depth of 200 feet. CONVICT CAPTURED. Ogden, Utah, Aug. 9.-Gus Johnson, the prisoner who esopade from the convict camp near Willard, Utah,'early this morhlt-g,-.wl captured by a farm-. or at:We.lt W'dber, bteat Ogden at noon today.