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TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1914.
The manly part is to do with
might and main what you can do.
There appears to he no end to the
complications which rise from the
motion-picture innovation, an innova
tion which is world-wide In its extent
and far reaching in its influence. Due
recognition has been given to the ed
ucational value of the movies. But
one of the dangers which we must
recognize is that the education will he
along harmful lines unless we watch
closely the character and the quality
of the pictures. For example, a re
cent cable dispatch from Amsterdam
told how the people of that city are
dumfounded by the eagerness with
which their youngsters flock to see
the motion pictures and are alarmed
by the readiness with which the boys
acquire the habit of purloining the
coin necessary to secure their admit
tance to the shows. But what shocks
the Dutch most is the applause which
their juveniles accord to scenes de
But the patrons and bystanders are
not the only ones subjected to danger.
At St. Augustine, Fla., a Bengal tiger
that had been helping to give inter
est to moving picture films nearly
killed one of the human actors. The
latter was playing his part in the
water when the tiger leaped upon him
and clawed his back. Any way we
look at this, it is unpleasant. Be
ing clawed by a tiger is too much
when that experience is added to the
hard working moving licture actor's
other perils and privations.
The moving picture has become
man's most popular toy and his fa
vorite medium of instruction. tHe is
spending lots of money on it and hav
ing lots of fun with it and doing more
or less damage by means of it in
places where the better judgment of
the community does not suffice to re
strain the misguided impresario.
Doubtless in time Amsterdam and
other well meaning cities will insist
upon the display only of pictures
that will not inspire little children
to theft and other misdeeds. Fur
ther, some methods will have to Ie
devised to adjudicate the differences
between the Bengal tigers and tlhe
human actors In the melodramas.
-A. L. S.
China and Mexico could both tes
tify, if they dared, that military
government is a poor substitute for
When you come to analyze it,
there's more politics than patriotism
in the opposition to commission gov
Congress finds it impossiile to go
on marking time, while the drillmaster
waves the big stick to give them the
Although Mrs. Pankhurst has been
visiting a long time in S itzerland,
the Alps remain just as they were.
If all the people who forsee a pros
perous year will unite in the effort to
make it so, 1914 will 'be a humdinger.
There are some women who cannot
resemble current fashion plates-for
which we are devoutly thankful.
President Wilson seems determined
that there shall be no lost motion in
the congressional march.
The oldest inhabitant may yet have
to revise his statement that winter
has lost its punch.
Defiance of the administration may
be patrlotic but It las't profitable.
IN THE LIGHT OF HISTORY
Since the republican national committee recently demon
strated to the nation the fact that its party is yet under the
control of the old gang of bosses, the people have awakened
to an appreciation of the false note which those men have
sounded who have told us that the republican party is pro
gressive. Barnes and Root and the rest of them answered
the Cummins claim and, before they got through,.they had
s Borah voting with them. Since that answer was given,
there has been little talk of the proposition of "amalgama
tion." That seems to have been pretty effectually
squelched. And now the country is asking itself what is
going to happen. Since the progressive party was organ
° ized, there has been frequent reference to the parallel in
its history and the history of the early days of the repub
lican party. We have not seen this parallel more clearly
drawn than it is in these paragraphs from the Cincinnati
From Maine to California the progressive party leaders are prepar
ing for a campaign this fall that will compare, as far as political condi
tion: are concerned, with that of 1854, when the republican party estab
lished its solid foundation.
r With the defeat of General Scott in 1852 it was plain to all save
e some blind partisans, that the end of the whig party, as a political force,
was gone forever.
The year 1848 had shown the strength of the free soil element in the
democratic party, and the new issues being discussed throughout the
northern states had contributed to the sloughing off of votes which had
caused the defeat of Scott.
The republicans in 1854 had not nearly such an organization to
make their fight with as have the p rogressive3 in 1914, and yet, with
their capture of whig and free soil democratic voters in 1856 they
formed the political wedge which split the democratic party in two,
ended the whig party and gave them the country in 1860.
The progressives in 1912 accomplished more in one campaign than
the founders of the republican party were able to effect in the years
from 1854 to 1858.
In that campaign of 1912, from June to November, the party formed.
organized, drew to itself the greater part of the republican party, proved
itself the second party of the nation in voting strength and astonished
tihe democratic managers, while it paralyzed those of the republican
It was the most remarkable movement in the political history of
any republic in its rapid rise and national progress, for never before,
under any political banner, have 4,000,000 of intelligent voters been
rallied to a new standard in thy: short time of four months.
Month after month, since the announcement of the progressive suc
cess in attaining second place as a political party in the United States,
those who remained in the republican camp have been studying the
progressive catechism, adapting its teachings to their revised faith,
and, while they have none of the name, many are willing to stand for
the progressive doctrines.
It is a most difficult task to bring up a party, defeated as badly as
was the republican party in 1912, to meet two strong and vigorous op
ponents such as the democratic and progressive parties have proved
themselves to be.
The old wheel horses of the whig party after 1852 did their utmost
to preserve their organization.
They could not believe that tile party of Adams, Clay, Webster,
William Henry Harrison and Winfield Scott would cease to exist, and
while the young, ambitious, vigorous men of their own old party joined
with the free soil democrats and swept forward to victory after victory
the disconsolate and despairing whig party faded away forever.
So the news from Maine, Vermont, Masachusetts, Minnesota, Illi
nois, Ohio, Indiana. Michigan, ('alifornia and other states as to pro
gressive organization hears much resemblance to that of the republican
organization in 1854, when it administered upon the whig estate and
prepared to put the democratic party into bankruptcy in 1860.
It will ring loud and clear in the next campaign when progressive
leaders ask their democratic and republican opponents what portions of
the progressive creed they are prepared to oppose and antagonize.
That the progressives will ask that question is certain.
In fact, they are asking it now. They are asking it in the
hope that they will receive a direct answer. Up to date
they have received only evasive replies. But the lines are
being drawn and the battle front will take more and more
definite shape during the coming months. -A. L. S.
Notes of the Anvil Chorus
By GEORGE P. STONE.
THE WAIU OF THE PIONEER. r
"0 tempora'" as Cicero
Once cried in strident tones, "(),
Are we passe, I'd like to know
That modern folks won't hear onur
Are we already thrown aside
Whose tales were once so loudly
Who yesterday were hailed with pride.
At every hearthstone kindly treated?
Now each old tale is called a fable;
Alas! Hut ain't it awful, -Mabel?
\VVhen lodern' floods destroyed otur
On water stuff, we didn't holler;
Nor did we kick when tales of gold
Were spoiled by shrinkage of the
When fires swept old yarns away
And gave these youthful upstarts
That bettered ours, we still were gay c
\With remnants of departed glories.
l'ut now we're ruined altogether;
This winter's spoiled our line on
After Samuel Pepys.
Jan. l ,th.--llose late and went with
Sir W. to the city where he must go I
to his office andl I nt mine though our
emploYers rested and made mcntry. 1
Loound the ,office cold and Al, the
janitor, would not build a fire for he i
said nxI lo.rd Joseph M. had ordered
that there should be no heat on the
Salbbath, bult hel was wrong and ".
Murray, tht, aiccuntant, builded a; fire.
:aw W. Murphy. the barrister, and
talked of biasball, W. telling me of
plots aLIIlong the great men of the
game whitth would have kept the city
from entering into the sport an it had
wished to do, so,. With '. Flerguson.
the scribe, to (I. Kelley's, the tobac
conist's, and heat him at pocket lill
liards for whichl I was delighted and
felt so proud I would have played 0.
Kelley himself but he would not. Si
back to the office and laboured until
very late, it being the night when I
must attend to the telegraph dis
patches, and then home to bed.
Some time ago we made mention of
an elevator boy who reads high-brow
literature. The pluck of this young
fellow was described in a spirit of
admiration. By an indirect route he
has reached us with the request that
this selection from "The Melting Pot"
be published for the benefit of local
readers. It follows:
"Jack and I were comrades. Jack
never tried to gouge me, never thought
for an instant but that I had as goodl'
right to live on this earth as he had.
"He never took advantage of any
one. He was kind and affectionate
to all. Jack never looked at the
clothes you wore, or at the station in
life you assumed. All men and wom
en were just humans to Jack and he
loved them all, And little children
these he fairly worshiped.
"Jacl was never cankered with the
desire of piling up riches. The lust
of plunder and profit never seized
Jack. He never tried to torture in
nocent children with frightful visions
of endless torment; he never twisted
their brain with impossible creeds.
Jack was too near to nature and too
good for that. Jack belonged to that
splendid breed that has faithfully trod
side by side with man the long track
from the jungle to the civilization of
today. His forbears were they who
watched all night by the camp fire,
when the world was young while the
master slept. A great and glorious
record flowed in the blood of Jack's
veins, and the story of man and his
struggles along the dreary journey
out of the forest and out of the cave
cannot be written and leave Jack and
his race out.
Somnebody poisoned Jack. Some
creature that a social system of war
and hate had inflamed with the mad
lust of killing, took Jack's life just as
wantonly as the master class takes the
lives of the workers. I will miss Jack
just because he loved me, and because
he thought I had as good right to live
as he. Sometimes I feel as the Good
(;rey Ploet felt
" ' think I could turn and live with
Are so placid and self-contained.
I stand and look at them long and
Not one is demented with mania of
Not one kneels to another nor to his
kin that lived thousands of
"Such was Jack."
This Day in 'History.
1783-Preliminary treaty of peace
with Great Britain signed in Paris.
Them were the days when the peace
envoys really enjoyed themselves.
1785-Treaty with the Indians In
the Northwest territory signed at Fort
Mackintosh, the Indians agreeing to
give all their lands to the White
Father in return for an embossed cer
tificate of good will and a barrel of
Three Star Hennessy for every buck
east of the Mississippi.
BOND IS APPROVED.
The board of county commissioners
yesterday approved the bond of W. T.
'Price, constable of Jocko townlhlp.
HOW PAY WAS
BROTHER OF FORMER VICE
PRESIDENT SHERMAN ACTED
FOR THE TIGER,'
New York, Jan. 19.-R. AV. Sherman,
former democratic mtyor of Uitica and
brother :of the late Vice President
James S. Sherman, threatened James
W. Johnson, a state highway contrac
tar of Utica, that if he did not con
tribute to the democratic party he
would get no accommodations at Al
bany, according to Johnson's testi
mony today at District Attorney
Whitman's John Doe investigation into
state highway graft.
Johnson said he declined to con
tribute and that final payment of
$3,257 on a state road contract he had
completed was held up by the state
highway department for nine months.
Forner Mayor Sherman approached
him in regard to contributing just be
fore the election of 1911, Johnson said.
Daniel L. Mott, another Utica con
tractor, testified that he was solicited
in 1912 by somebody who said he rep
resented Everett P. Fowler, the so
called Tammany "bagman." He, too,
declined to contribute and pay on his
contract was held up from November,
1912, to June, 1913.(
Mott testified also that in 1911,
after he had declined to go to Syra
cuse to see Fowler he was unable for
two months to get the state highway
department to sign a contract for road
work on which he was the lowest bid
der. In the meantime, he said, he
was solicited by the McGulre com
pany of Syracuse and by Charles F.
Murphy, Jr., nephew of Charles F.
Murphy, leader of Tammany Hall, for
the bonding of his contract. They
wrote letters first, he said, and then
sent telegrams, but he declined to give
them the business.
"Murphy said in his last telegram,"
testified the witness, "that if I'd say
the word he'd see that I got m.y con
tract signed that day."
IS PASSED BY HOUSE
WVashington, Jan. 19.-The agricultur
al extension hill providing for federal
aid in the dissemlination of scientific
farm information by practical experi
ments and through publications, was
passed by the house today by a vote of
177 to 9. Under the measure the va
rious state agricultural colleges would
receive federal funds to finance plans
for acjquainting the farmers with facts
e' tablished by the department of agri
As it passed the house the bill would
provide for an immediate appropriation
of $480,000, of which $10,000 would go
to each state complying .With the re
quirements of the law, ? This appro
priation would be Increased by $300,000
each year for nine years, and after a
10-year period would become a perma
nent annual appropriation of $3,000,000
The bill wll conie up in the senate
MORE BANKS APPLY.
Washington, Jan. 1 9.-(Special.)
The following Montana banks today
applied to join thel federal reserve sys
tem: Great Falls National bank of
(Ireat Falls; Merchants' National bank,
Glendive; State National bank, Miles
City; First National hank, Chinook;
First National bank, Poilson.
NOT GIVE UP
Though Sickand Suffering; Al
Last Found Help in Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegeta
Richmond, Pa. - " When I started
taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound I was in a
state of health,
had internal trou
bles, and was so ex
tremely nervous and
prostrated that if I
had given in to y
feelings I wold
have been in bed.
i As it was I had
hardly strength at
times to be on my
feet and what I did do was by a great
effort. I could not sleep at night and
of course felt very bad in the morning,
and had a steady headache.
"After taking the second bottle I no
ticed that the headache was not so bad,
1 rested better, and my nerves were
stronger. I continued its use until it
made a new woman of me, and now I
can hardly realize that I am able to do
so much as I do. Whenever I know any
woman in need of a good medicine I
highly praise Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
etable Compound." -Mrs. FRANK
CLARK, 8146 N. Tulip St., Richmond,Pa.
Women Have Been Telling Women
for forty years how Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound has restored their
health when suffering with female ills.
This accounts for the enormous demand
for it from coast to coast. If you are
troubled with any ailment peculiar to
women why don't you try Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound? It
will pay you to do so. Lydia,. Pink.I
ham Medicine Co., Lynn, Ms.
Receiving Line at Mis lark Debtn\
y .... ..
Left right: Miss Madeline Edison, Miss Helen Cox, Miss Katherine Hill, Miss Alice Preston, Miss Marcia Mur.
dock, Mime Dorothy Harvey, Mime Imogene thomson end Miss Genevieve CIerk.
Washington, Jan. 19.-All the famous
people of Washington were present at
the debut party of Miss Genevieve
Clark, daughter of the speaker of the
house. Foreign diplomats, sciety peo
ple and officials from every govern
SUPREME COURT RULES THAT
STATES LOSE JURISDICTION
IN SEVERAL CASES.
Washington, Jan. 19.-The field
dispute between state and federal
courts, which has given rise to many
bitter controversies over jurisdiction,
was materially narrowed in a series of
decisions announced today by the su
preme court. With one excception ev
ery decision announced by the court
touched on some phase of the con -
In a Vermont case the court upheld
the right of railroads to initiate pro
ceedings to test state rates in the
federal courts rather than in the su
preme court of Vermont. The state
legislature probably will be called in
special session to remedy the situa
In a Kentucky case the court an
nounced courts must accept as
through alleged acts set forth in peti
tions for removing cases from state
to federal courts. Under this ruling
attacks upon the truthfulness of the
petition must he postponed until the
case gets into federal court.
Passing upon a Mississippi case, the
court upheld the right of federal
courts to dismiss a proceeding be
cause the suit was not begun with
sufficient service in the state court.
RAILROADS IN FRANCE
BLOCKADED BY SNOW
Paris, Jan. 19.-The continued cold
throughout France with heavy snow
falls is becoming a national calamity.
Fernand David, minister of public
works, was occupied today in con
sultations with the railway engineers
relative to measures which the gov
ernment could undertake for the res
toration of railway communication in
The first train between Spain and
France got through to Cerebere today.
but more than 20 other provincial
lines are completely out of service.
The minister of war has authorized
the commander of the garrisons to
utilize the troops in digging out snow
A temperature of four degrees Ibe
low zero, Fahrenheit, has been regis
tered in the department of Haulttie
Loire and six below zero in the Au
vergne. Meteorologists find that the
rigors of this winter equal those of
the historic season of 1888 and 1870.
Foxes, deer and other wild animals
have been found dead in the forests.
ABBE JULES LEMIRE
RESIGNS HIS OFFICE
Paris, Jan. I.--Abbe Jules Lemire
the only priest who is a member of
the chamber of deputies, today re
higned the deputy speakership of the
'chamber, to which he was elected on
January 1:3. A letter from the abbe
was read to the chamber by the
speaker, Paul Des Chanel, in which
he said his resignation must not be
considered as an act of submission to
the bishop of Lisle, who had suspend
ed him from his functions as priest
and had ordered him to sever his con
nection with a local newspaper in his
bonstituency of Haze Brouck. Abbe
Lemire said he considered his elec
tion to the deputy speakership of the
chamber as a manifestation of cordial
good will toward him by his col
leagues. He thanked the chamber for
this, but considered himself neither
an object of pity nor for blame as a
subject of eccleasiastical discipline, I
ment department were there. No cards
were sent out. All the friends of the
family were invited and hundreds of
In addition to Miss Clark herself
there were to be seen in the receiving
line Miss Madeline Edison, daughter
of the inventor; Miss Helen Cox,
READERS CAN SIARI NOW
IN SONG AND STORY GAME
WITH CHANCE TO WINGOLD
Anyone Can Get the Puzzle Pictures, Fit Titles to Them,
and Try for Some of the $500 in Prizes.
Readers of The Missoullan can start playing the Game of Song and Story
today. They can get in the running for some of that $500.in gold prizes by
merely obtaining the hack pictures that have lappeared in The Missoulian, fit
ting song or story tittes to them and clipping the rest of the seventy pictures' '
from this paper as they appear.
Then when the game ends, they will have all seventy plctures,. to which
they have tried to fit the correct titles, and they can turn their lists of answers
in to the judges as their entries for prizes.
CHANCES AS GOOD AS THE BEST.
Such late players will not he materially handicapped, and can get into the
game at this time, or later, with as good chances as the best. There is nothing
to do, to play, but e'p the pictures each day and fit a song or story title to it.
That's all. No canvassing or voting, and nothing for the players to sell,
Don't forget that The Missoulimtn still has some "Suggestion Sheets" for free
distribution. These handy leaflets are going like hot cakes, but there will be
plenty for all. They are FREE.
HOLDS SECRET OF THE GAME.
The "Suggestion Sheet" contains a list of fifty songs and fifty stories,
among which are the titles to the first seven pictures in the game. The leaflet
shows how the game is played, and isv a great aid in getting players started along
the right track toward the golden goal.
The tenth picture in the game Is printed today. It represents a song.
PICTURE NO. 10.
WHAT SONG TITLE FITS THIS PICTURE?
(Write title and composer's name in form below.)
T itle ......................................................................................................
Composer's Name ........... ......... ... ................. ....... .....
Your N am e ......................... .......................
Street and Number ......... ... ...................... ....... ..... ....
City or Town........ .... . ................................... ....... ...........
and he did not wish this to have any
effect whatever upon the chamber, of
which he will continue to be a mem
Proper Expression of Appreciation.
A compliment should be as quickly
given for good goods and good serv
ice as a kick for defective goods and
poor service. Most people realize
this. That is why so many have writ
.en to the manufacturers of Cham
I erlain's Cough Remedy telling of re
juarkable cures of coughs and colds
it has effected, and expressing their
appreciation of the good qualities of
this well known remedy. For sale by
MURDERER PACES CELL.
Butte, Jan. 19.-(Special.)-John
Standohar paced his cell today during
the progress of the funeral of Samuel
Fonick, whom he killed for the love of
Anna Spehar, a pretty Austrian girl.
Thursday night. Standohar begged
Sheriff Driscoll to permit him to at
tend the services, but the officer re
fused. Miss Spehar was so overcome
when the hour for the funeral, ap
proached that she remained at home
upon the advice of friends.
daughter of the governor of Ohio; Miss
Katherine Hill, Miss Alice Preston,
daughter of the mayor of Baltimore;
Miss Marcia Murdock, daughter of the
congressman from Kansas; Miss Doro
thy Harvey, daughter of Colonel
George Harvey, and Miss Imogene
SWEDISH LUTHERANS ELECT.
Butte, Jan. 19.-(Special.)-Rev. P.
A. Fair of Helona today was chosen
president of the Montana district of the
Swedish Lutheran church. Rev. C. A.
Eckstrom of Great Falls, Vice presi
dent; C. E. Franzen of Anaconda,
treasurer; Rev. O. T. Floodber, of
Barber, delegate to the national con
vention; Rev. D. N. Anderson of Butte,
secretary. The convention came to a
close tonight with impressive church
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