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CARTER PASSES AWAY (Contnued from Pae One) mar senator, said last njght to a Mls soulian reporter: "The death of Senator Carter comes as a positive shock to me. During the latter part of July I spent several hours with him In Chicago and, while at that time he had discontinued the use of tobacco because of its disturb Ing effect upon his heart, I am quite sure he did not consider his case at all serious. "In his death I feel a personal loss for I had known him, somewhat inti mately, for many years and I consid ered him by personal friend. No more lovable personality have I ever met than that of Thomas H. Carter. His heart was as kindly and gentle as a child's. He was a man of superior at tainments and possessed a thind of wonderful depth and breadth. In his 'death not alone Montana but the na tion at large has sustained the loss of a citisen whose ability and genius were recognised over a nation-wide scope." SENATOR MYERS TELLS OF HELPFUL SERVICES Hamilton, Sept. 17.-(Special.)- Senator Myers was shocked today by the receipt of the news of the death of former Benator Carter. To a Mis soulian reporter, he said, when asked for an estimate of Senator Carter: "I was shocked and grieved to learn of Senator Carter's death. Although my acquaintance with him was only casual, I have always admired and re spected him as a brihant and brainy man. He has been or great value tq Montana, particularly In a material way. He has been instrumental in securing the opening of large areas of the public domain and in turning appropriations to Montana. Polit ically, of course, we were far apart, but I can say this much for Senator Carter, that bhe always stood by his principles. This fact was recognised In Washington by republicans and democrats alike. All knew Just where he would stand. Montana owes a great deal to Mr. Carter for he was always loyal to the state. When I went to Washington I found that Sen ator Carter held a high place among men of all parties. He was recognizsed generally as a great statesman. Sen ator Carter met me when I first ar rived. iJn Washington and showed me every courtesy. He went out of his way to Instruct me as to routine mat ters and to acquaint me with Wash ington ways and people. I am under great obligations to him in this regard. He was a kind healted man and, a great statesman and Montana's loss is heavy." MONIANA IS SHIOCKE BY UNEX(PECTED NEWS Helena, Sept. 17.-Tite announcement of the sudden death of former Benator fT. H. Carter at Weahington today, created a profound sensation through out thE state of Montana, as it was not generally known that he was not in the best of health. When he was in Helena last July, however, he con flded to a few close friends that his heart was bothering him and .that he had been compelled to discontinue smoking, A Leader. For over 20 years Senator Carter was practically the undisputed leader of the republican party fn Montana and his word was wgighty, not only at home, but in the national councils of the party. He was born in Sciloto county, Ohio, October 80, 5184, and his career was typical of that of many westrerrs in that he engaged in vari ous lines of work before finally set tling down to his professlon. After farming, railroading and school teach. Ing for a number of .ears, he studied American business can no longer aford to enjoy the ex pensive economy of the postage stamp. Western Union "Day Letters" and "Night Letters" keep pace with our industrial activities. They have proved of excep. tional commercial value by elim~patlng delays that mean dollars in closing transactions at distant points. im WMTEM lIE TMIEWN COWP.A 4U C~ I law and was admitted to the bar, and In 1886, he came to Helena, where, 5a a young lawyer, he took an aotit part in poltlidal afftlairs. After hotdla minor offices, he was nominated inl1u88 as a candidate for delegate in congress, at a time when the then republican leaders looked upon the Nomination as inevitable de feat. His opponentwas W. A. Clark, with whom ha later served in the sen ate. Carter was elected and from that time took his place as leader of Montana republicanism, a place which, despite the reverses of his political fortunes he held until the time of his death. The last territorial delegate from Montana, Mr. Carter was also the first representative in congress after the territory was admitted to state hood. President Harrison selected Mr. Carter as commissioner of the gen eral land office in 1891, and in the campaign of 1892 he was, at the presi dent's request, made chairman of the republican national committee. A Senator. He was elected United States sena tor in 1896, serving until 1901, when he failed of re-election, the legislature being democratic. He was chairman of )he board of commissioners of the Louisiana Purchase commission and in 1905 was again elected to the United States senate, serving until March 4, this year. During the campaign of last fall Senator Carter was a oandi date for re-election, but a legislature, democratic by a margin of four votes, was chosen after an exceptionally bit ter campaign. Following his retire ment from the senate, Mr. Carter was chosen as a member Of the interna tional boundary commission, of which he was made chairman. Local Plane. Already plans were on foot in Mon tana for the re-election of Mr. Carter to the senate, his followers having planned to elect him to succeed Sen ator Joseph M. Dixon, whose terms ex pires in 1913. Lines were being drawn for the contest in the next re publican state convention and Mr. Car ter's sudden death comes as a severe blow to the regular wing of the party in this state. An Able Man. Senator Carter was regarded by members of all partles as one of the ablest men in the west and wds a pub lie speaker of national fame. As a recontuer he had few equals. The senator is survived by Mrs. Car ter and two sons. GOVERNOR ALLEN IS PROFOUNDLY GRIEVED Helena, Sept. 17.-"The news of the death of Senator Carter comes to the people of Montana like a thunderbolt from a clear sky," said Acting Gov ernor W. R. Allen tonight. "When last in the state, only a few weeks ago, he was apparently in the best of health. "The death of Senator Carter is an irreparable loss to Montana and a dis tinctive loss to the nation. An in defatigable worker, a thorough stu dent, an eloquent and logleal orator, a lawyer of extraordinary ability, full of human kindness and sympathy, broad and liberal minded, companion able to a degree, all served to con-, stlttdte him a leader of men. Whether: In the councils of the republican! party, care of the state and welfare; of Its people or the complex affairs of: the nation, he contrlbuted liberally: from his extensive experience and' broad range of knowledge. "He was a constructive statesman, laying foundations deep and well, con servatively, consistently and ably ad vancing legislation of the highest or der. The postal saving bank law' alone will place Senator Carter's name on the scroll of fame. His deep and abiding interest in the reclamation cf the arld landi has been of incalcul able value to the west. The projects now under way and those completed will stand as a lasting monument to his fidelity. Being a self-made man, his life should stand as an example to the young men of this country of what can be accomplished under our American Institution." A Message. Senator Dixon yesterday received e following telegram from S. J. rurphy, one of the senate doorkeep. ers: Waehirtnq. .aet. 17. Senator Carter died at 8 o'clock this morning after one week's illness. Funeral here Tuesday. S. J. MURPHY. .i· - --- ----- ---- 22c Yard For Bere's a Tremendous Bargain Great patterns tor fall wear; dark aWhit ilie, al colorings. . plInk, made by 15c Yard 5 fli •a High.Grade Box Stationery for the Holidays at :50 oU Beautiful and Rich patterns and col-Less Than Half Reaular t orings for acques and kimonos. Nalades, wood violet asel w 12%c Yard 25c Eih For Pretty Flannelette We purchased the entire sample line of the salesman of one For School fla - A range o patterns and colorings of the largest stationery houses in the west, three big trunks A fine lot of begs that wii[. et - that will please the eye. full. Every piece is high grade. We secured a concession plea; sevral dlffernt style. 10c Yard of 50 per cent. We pass it on to you. 25c Pair For Heavy Outings For the Best Hosiery The same grade sold last season for Boxed Stationery eea is 12%c, and are really' worth that.xed Stationery er ss . Ciwehve a , Worth 98c and $1.25 tons.for ,o., Chi.d"" ' 17c Yard For Hair Ribbons for Boxed Stationery 25cBottle 4-,.nch heavy taffeta ribbon in bla. Worth $2.00 Up to $3.00 For 16-ounces Peroxkle navy or white. The genuine article, fully g"t'rante And two dozen boxes of high-grade goods by "Crane" and "Whiting," $3.50 under the drug act. For256 to 7-inch Ribbons to $5.50 goods, that are marked for HALF-PRICE. $3.75 Each They are heavy taffetas, in plain and For Wool Blankets oire, black, white and nav Full-sized wool blankets, warm ad. 121c Yard The Greatest)Fashions comfortable fr winter uses. For New Percales. . $4.95 Each ,,o <, . : :, :.d Point to Shetland Veils ~ - * we've always carried; darks and lights. o o suits TYoung Montana" suits, the greatest Two for 25c As the Most Becoming Finish to the Head boy'a suiteverputonthemarket. Children's Hosiery Dress of the Season 50c Garment Mighty good stockings, too; such as For Men's Underwear any youngster would s gladly h wea We have gathered a splendid assortment of them. Shetland veils in black, For Men's Underwear Heavy winter underwear, each ger., white, brown and navy, for ment si a big value. $1.50 Yard - For Coating Serges 75c $1.00 $1.50 For $1.00 Iten 54-Inch tailor serges in navy, black, For $1.00 I brown and nline; already shrunken. A full 14-ounce bottle brt' A full 14-ounce bottle ,.1 bert' ' Listerlne, the very best kind made. 5c Skein New ombre and two-toned chif- And the Shetland veiling by the For Knitting Yarns ton scarfs, the very newest ef yard, soft silk weave, at a special 15c Each Odd shades of yarn, mostly cream fects, on sale at For Wool Puffs whte, n fine wool price f A dainty little puff for the face, dis tributes the powder evenly, $1.00 Yard $1.50 $2.50 For .. D. to $4 00' Yard 75c sc Each We have taken some of better Dam- to For ace Chamois asks to put Into this special. A pure white chamois. good for the face or for covering buffers. 22c Each Young Young For Very Large Towels ontana MontanaEach A shipment of towels in unbleached ,MBoys' School For Side hffle , Turkish that arrived iate for regular sits Supplies The newest and prettiest thi.in that stock.. have been created in these goodL. BURTNER ADDRESSES SOCIALISTS MINISTER TALKS OF THE RELA TION OF THE CHURCH TO SOCIALISM. There was a good attendance at the regular weekly meeting of Missoula socialist local in the Eagles' hall yes terday afternoon. The speaker of the occasion was Rev. Elmer E. Burtner of the Congregational church. In ad dition to his address there was a short talk by Rev. Benjamin Allen of Mem phis, Tenn., a socialist worker who has been in Missoula for several days. After mentioning that he was glad to speak to local organizations Mr. Burtner stated that he was not afraid of any movement that was inquiring after the truth. "The truth can hurt nobody," he said, "but error may for a time involve us in a difficulty from which it may not be easy to extrl cate ourselves." He stated that some people are troubled over liberal the ology, or over Christian Solence, but that for himself, while he sorrows to see anyone led from their moorings, he had great peace in the assurance that if there Is anything to learn from these radical departures we should soon have it .and profit by it He stated that he reads some on soclalism and whenever he is asked is glad to speak to socialists; that he Is glad to do it in order to have them get his attitude and understand his point of view. "JIecause," said he, "all of the misunderstanding one of the other Is not on our side." The thureh. Then he took up the first point of his address which was a statement of what the church is and what are its aims. He said in part: "As an or. ganisation the church is human-Just as human as men arb except insfater as it embodies an unearthly spirit. Jesus gathered some followers about him and spoke of 'my church.' That organisation had no other reason .for its existenrice than to communicate his spirit to the world and. proclaim his gospel. "But that is a big job. Human na ture does not even yield as readily to our reforpjs as we think it should There are 'wftish min to deal with: rJall men, awd those who are blind, I have known even socialists to lapse. And while they manifest a seal in that propaganda which often shames the loyalty of churches, yet they do not attend their church much better, if any, than my church members do theirs. 'Tis marvelous how much truth some sinners can face and not wince. And then you often take the church to task over the confusion of its creeds and that it has always been in the way in the world. It opposed science and has recently fought evolution. It is filled with superstition, so it is said. Well, any way, it has kept learning alive when the pursuit of knowledge might have become an abandoned enterprise. What is more, the nature of religion is not recognised unelss it is seen to be a radical thing in the realm of conduct and morals. But men who are radi cal in these matters can hardly be too cautious about taking up with any new idea until it is known to be harm less to the precious verities in their keeping. It is not fair to throw too many stones at the church on that account. It has its faults-God knows it has. But it does not deserve to be abandoned by frail men on that ac count. "Now some things cannot be ex pected of the church. It cannot be expected to advocate political or. eco nomical schemes about which men may honestly differ. It connot he in terested in your cause except upon its moral side and in that it is on the side of the entire labor movement, not all of whose adherents are socialists by any means. It must preach against the social injustice. If it says, 'Thou shalt not steal' it must also say, 'Thou shalt not rebate.' If it says, 'Thou shalt not lie,' it must also say, 'Thou shalt not sell watered stock.' If it says, 'Thou shalt not covet' it must also say, 'Thou shalt not pay girls less wages than they can live on and force them into lives of ruin.' About Duncan. "But that is one thing and advo cating socialism Is another. Mr. Duncan recently said he preached t'ruth and lost his job. I have never known a sooialist who lost his pulpit and 'did not deserve it. They have all been radical • men--not careful teachers. They disregarded many things that a teacher holds to be fundamental. I can easily understand how a man of Mayor Duncan's tem. perment could be ousted from his pul pit-not altogether because he preached the truth, either, "And 'nowoitb main reason why the church cannot do what you want is because you want too much. You have more roi.l4enoe In your scheme than you ought to have. The church hat been In the business of chang ing human nature longer than you have and knows a heap more about it. It knows that humanity cannot be changed in the mass. There is only one way that is sure or capable of wide application, and that is to take men In all their sinl and change them. And though their sils be an scarlet they shall be white as wol; though they be red like crims'on they shall be white as snow. It is often said among you that there will be neither opportunity for nor incentive to rascality in a socialistic state. That is, you maintain that environment will change men who are now cunning rascals into men of honor. Now the church knows better. You say of the men who evade laws drawn in defense of the people, who rebate and sell watered stock that they are products of a system, capitalism. And you claim that Jesus was the great so cialist. Well, he was the greatest ad vocate of human rights the world has ever known. But no one ever heard from him any such nonsense as that men are not culpable for their dis honesty because they were capitalists. On the contrary he pronounced them dishonest and said that the trouble was with their hearts. From within proceed all manner of sins. Can one imagine him sitting down among a group of capitalists who sell watered stock and by every damnable thievery rob the public and fill their own cof fers with gold and saying to them, 'Ah you poor fellows! You have been caught in the mashes of a bad sys tem of industry. You have taken what does not belong to you, but you could not help it, for unfortunately you are capitalists, poor fellows.' "No, no. He would say: 'Woe unto you hypocrites, unjust, extortioners! You devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. If you do not repent and stop your meanness, you will go to hell,' And itf mor ality has any meaning Jesus was right; and if you do not agree with him, why just take the bull by the horns and make the best of it. There is no such short-cut to character as you propose. It never has been won in any way other than by a stern, moral battle and the external or ganltations that society has assumed from time to time have not changed one whit the manner of this achieve. ment. And so I felt sure that your change would not be an exception. If a man Is not more than his environ. ment then all life is mockery, But he is able to sin now and will be either under state socialism or co operative industry. You have found that human nature extends over Into your own ranks and you will find that it will always be with you. "Now I understand the bitterness that iome of your class feel toward the operators of our Industry. I think I even understand some of your ilwilll toward the church. But It is only fair to point out that with all its deficiencies the church has pro vided the only civilisation where your movement can take root and grow. No other working men are o*pable of the Indignation and resentment you possess. The church forged your weapons and handed them over to you -but onlly after centuries of brooding over her children. "There is a place for you in the church. And you need the church. In your struggle for your rights the church is your best friends. If you were working at your cause from the church I believe you would ad vance more rapidly in the real issues of your struggle. Some ministers and some laymen are against you, but not all of them. There is nothing in Pro testantism to prevent you from chang Mrs. H. Sadowski of New York Representing the Manufacturers of LADIES' HoE JOURNAL PATrERNS Will be in our Store Tuesday September Nineteenth You are cordially invited to meet her MISSOULA MERCAN. TILE COMPANY I,+. ing the church b.te wilthia na. noth. tnl to keep you fpom advsaelag fW t cause although mbahber atf the ecai "Much of your attitude to the ohar .'. Is due to mlsunderstadtlag", I t3lk.' But I have come to .you In the hoe that you might see my point of vliw. If you have, I am glad. .1 assure yr. of my sympathy In helplang the bea4k workers* of .our country to theiP rights." After the address, over an hour ws devoted to questioning the speaker and In criticism of his address. A vote of thanks for him was given a4 - a cordial Invitation extended him, to be with the local agan,. FIRE IN GOLDFIELD. , Ooldfield. Nev., Sept. 17.--Fire eolv : nating In a tailor shop burned a hblf. dozen buildings here today and threat ened the entire business section. Amonf the buildings gutted was the Turf sb loon, an old-time headquarters of tla1* Ing stock promoters.