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H HRH SCHOOL MEET Has 27 Points, With Stevens ville Athletes Second With Total of 18. CONTESTS EXCITING After Mix-Up by Judges, Ethel McGlasson Awarded Declamatory Honors. Hamilton, May 4.—(Special.)—The seventh annual meet of the Ravalli County Interacholastlc association be gan today. The six high schools of the county are represented In the field entries and the declamatory contests. Hamilton is leading with 27 paints, Stevensvllle is second with 18 points, Corvallis has 13 points, Victor five, Florence and Darby none. Miles Rom ney of Hamilton i s leading for indi vidual honors with 12 points; O'Hare of Stevensvllle is second with 11 points. AU the boys are in good form and the contests are exciting with plenty of pep and. ginger in every entry. The places In today's events were taken as follows: 60-yard dash—First, Romney, Ham ilton; second, Evnrd, Victor; third, O'Hare, Stevensvllle. 100-yard dash—First, O'Hare, Ste vensville; second, Romney, Hamilton: third, Johnson, Victor. Pole vault—First Buck, Stevensvllle; second, Sheldon, Corvallis: third, O'Hare, .Stevensvllle. Half mUe—First, McLaughlin, Ham ilton; second, Baughtman, Hamilton; third, Johnson, Victor. Broad jump—First, O'Hara, Stevens vllle: second, Romney, Hamilton; third, Johnson, Victor. 220-yard dash—First, Romney, Ham ilton; second, Fhugh, Hamilton; third, O'Hare, Stevensvllle. Shot put—Buckridge, Corvallis: Sheldon, Corvallis; Mowatt, Victor. Declamatory Contest. The judges in the declamatory con test had a hard time deciding upon the winners, each of the three having awarded places contrary to the others. After considerable discussion those taking the honors were announced as Ethel McGlasson, Hamilton, first; Gladys Fleming, Corvallis, second; Dorothy Sheldon, Corvallis, third. Fol lowing is the program as given: llano solo—Miss Ixmlse Murray. "Song of the Cardinal"—Dorothy Sheldon. •'India''—Mona Ruff. "The Soul of the Violin"—Kathryn FHulds. "Rebecca's Journey"—Lillian Quast. "The Abandoned Elopement"—Mad eline Carlson. "Judgment Day"—Lora Evans. "Who's Afraid?"—Gladys Fleming. "Ephraim Moses' Christmas Dinner'' —Ruth Ruck. "Mrs. Casey at the I.awn Tennis Party"—Ethel McGlasson. Violin solo—Mr. Miller. Derision. State Flashes Montanan« to Prooidio. —Twenty-five men, from Second Montana infantry will-go to the officers' training camp at Presidio, San Francisco, Governor Stewart announces. Eot Carp and Buffalo. —Steps are tinder way to rid Montana lakes of carp and buffalo and place them on sale at city markets. Helena is pre paring to try the plan. "Montano" on Battlefield. —A weal thy Helena sheepman has purchased and sent to the French battlefields a complete ambulance with Red Cross nurses, etc. It is dubbed "The Mon tana." Only Woar and Tear. —Attorney General Ford has decided that a min ing company In estimating deductions from value during a fiscal year may not put in ore taken out. but only wear and tear on its holdings. Hag Jurisdiction. —Attorney General Ford has handed down decision that state railroad commission has Juris diction over freight' and passenger traffic between stations In Montana and may compel railroads to foute traffic by the shortest route. CHURCHILL PLACES BLAME. London, May 5.—Colonel Winston Churchill, former first, lord of the ad miralty, cites instances in which he says responsibility for the paralysis of the; nàvnl offensive lies in no small degree with those whose senseless out cries at the loss of a few obselete sliips checked the naval enterprise and quenched the admiralty's Initiative. Jin's Foot-Ease for the Troops ll&By war zone hospitals have or, de red Allen's Foot-Ease, the antiseptic ponder, for use among the troops. Shaken Into the shoes and sprinkled in the* foot-bath, Allen's Foot-Ease gives ä and comfort, takes the friction the shoe, and prevents the feet ng tired or foot-sore. Young meh tn every community are using Allan's Foot-Ease in their drills for Military Preparedness. Drug and de partment stores everywhere sell it, 23c. Dos t accept any substitute. Try It A t a Glance Brief Bits of News Eton Western Montana Communities. DARBY. —Our Darby merchants have a hard time trying to hold what but ter and eggs they take In for their home consumer, as out-of-town peo ple try to buy them all. CORVALLIS. —E. R. Mosher, state inspector of high schools in this district, was over from Dillon Wednesday, yls iting the local schools. Dr. M. X. King has purchased an Oakland roadster, which was delivered to him at Missoula Tuesday. Dr. C. R. Thornton, who left here In the winter for his ranch in Idaho, is now at Rochester, Minn., to be oper ated upon for nicer of the stonfach. The local schools were closed Friday and the teachers and many of thé pu pils are attending the county track meet in Hamilton. POLSON .—Poison has no use for I. W. W.'s. Thijr was shown when one of them, apparently a Mexican breed, after loitering about the town for sev eral days with no desire to work, was notified to leave the city and transpor tation procured for him. When time came for his departure he refused to leave and struck Mayor Clark and was promptly landed in the city Jail. OIXON .—Mark Johnstone has gone to Perma to run a stage line to the hot springs for the season. Miss Gladys Brown, county superin tendent of schools. Is a welcome visitor in town this week. The first baseball game of the season will be played on the home diamond Sunday. Plains is sending her team up and the game will he called at 1 o'clock. CAMAS. — Last Saturday Louis Beauregard, W. A. Davis and E. T. Smith went to Missoula. They re turned on Tuesday, Mr. Davis having purchased u Kord car and Mr. Smith a Chevrolet. The roads are now in pretty fair condition in all directions and there Is considerable traffic. The Camas well drill completed wolfs for John Buck and Jack Shields on the flat last week. FAREWELL IS GIVEN TO RONAN RECRUITS Ronan, May 4.— Ronan citizens Wednesday noon honored and hade fare well to Phil Hull, Levi Jacobs and Benlc Hull, the first three men to leave for the recruiting station from Ronan to enlist. In the navy. About 50 business men were present and pa triotic speeches were given at the ban quet at the Sterling hotel in their hon or. A procession of automobiles, pa triotically decorated, accompanied them to Ravalli, the nearest railroad sta tion to Ronan, from where they left for Spokane. TRACY'S FATE WITH JURY. Seattle, May 4.—The Thomas H. Tracy minder case went to the jury shortly before noon today. The Jurors began their deliberations after being taken to lunch. The two extra Jurors, authorised by an emergency statute last winter, were excused by the court. The trial began March 5. TO HAMILTON PASTORATE. Stevensville, May 4.—(Special)—Rev. ? J. Salsman, for years pastor of the teptlfd church of Stevensvllle, but who hps been located in Anaconda since st year, has accepted the pastorate fef the Baptist church tn Hamilton. Oranges (or the Children Twenty Million JSow Shipped Daily S u nkist Oranges come in ten sizes—all uniformly good regirdless of the size. Now there are millions of the smallersizes on sale at retail stores everywhere. It is California's biggest crop of Sunkist and prices arc not jiigh. Give the children more oranges and vegetables and less meat. Let them have this recognized aid to digestion which makes all other foods more efficient. They are thin-skinned, sweet and juicy. For their health's ^ake don't let your children go without oranges. Your grocer has these oranges in abundance at attractive prices. Order now. Sunkist Uniformly Good Oranges California Fruit Orowor« E«ch«n A Co-upcratlv* Non-Profit Or* ganUMloa ollJHOnwm. La* An«clci, Cal. VH y SUM ///////// f y U S FIMES MIZE FMM LMN SOQEIY Object of Stevensville Men Is to Take Advantage of New Loan Law. DIRECTORS ELECTED Embraces Territory From Bell Crossing North to the County Line. Stevensville. May 4.—(Special.)—A farm loan association was formed In Stevensville yesterday afternoon, when a number of farmers of this section met for that purpose. The object of the association is to negotiate for Moans from the government under the farm loan law. Directors elected at the meeting were Fred Reynolds. H. A. Metcalf, R. E. Logan. 15. L. Miller and Barnett l'an - sett. O. B. Calkins was elected sec retary and treasurer. The territory embraced l>y the asso ciation will he that in Ravalli county from the Hell crossing, about five mile* south of town to the north county lino. The offices of the association will be in the building formerly used for law offices by C. B. Calkins. POLSON TO ORGANIZE HOME GUARD SQUAI). Toison. May 4.—(Special.)—This aft ernoon at 2:30 at Gray's hall was held large and representative gathering of the patriotic citizens of Poison for the preliminary organization of the home guards. Rev. George tV. While was chosen as temporary chairman and opened the meeting with a stirring address full of true patriotism that was enthusiastically received. Kditor Cowraan of the Flathead Courier was made temporary secretary and a com mittee of seven was appointed on per manent organ) zatlon. Arrangements were perfected to supply seed wheat and potatoes to the ranchers unable to get them. Prompt action was taken id the case of A. M. Miles who has been posting signs tn his windows reflecting on the government and its soldiers. A com mittee of 10 headed by Rev. Mr. White was delegated to call on this man, se cure the signs (which have been sent to the (7. K. district attorney) and no tify him that Poison will not tolerate this kind of work. Permanent organization will be per fected at a meeting to toe held next Sunday afternoon at the hall. POLSON CARPENTER'S FALL ENDS IN DEATH Poison, May 4.—■(Special.)— B. B. Miller, a carpenter, dropped (lead from heart failure Just after finishing his breakfast at the Bakery Wednesday morning. Mr. Miller was horn in Ger many, but came here at the opening of the reservation. He left a wife and several brothers and sisters in Ger many, but no relatives in this country. He fell from the roof of a house he was building a week ago, but it was supposed at the time that the only Injury received was that to the bones In one foot, hut it Is now thought that his heart was also injured at tlint time. INEEDS OF MUMME DSCUKED TO HOISH United States Officials Point Out Commodities We Must Have. SUPPLIES NEW ANGLE Conferences With British Mission Embrace Two 'General Subjects. Washington. May 4.—Direction of America's vast commercial resources in the common struggle against Ger many formed the basis of the second formal conference between American officials and the British mission held today in Secretary Lansing's office at the state department. Two general subjects were tnkortvjip: How best and most economically to marshal the resources for the aid of the allies and how most certainly to further restrict all products getting through to the aid of the enemy. The highest officials who will have to deal with these matters, met in joint session to co-ordinate and dis cuss the results of the their various individual conferences. For the American government there wore present besides Secretary Lansing. Secretary' Red field and Dr. H. R Pratt of the commerce department. Counsel lor Polk and Solicitor Woolsey of the state department, nnd F. M. Hnlsted. chief of the customs division of the treasury department; and tor the Brit ish, Mr. Balfour, Sir Erie Drummond, his private secretary, and I»rd Eu stace Percy, trade expert. The conferees went, over such prob lems as trading with the enemy, ex port restriction, the rationing of Hol land and Scandinavia, and the means of arriving at accurate statistics to show how much In different lines the allies need and how much tills coun try can supply. The mass of detail was found to he so great, that two committees were formed to divide, the work between them and report later. One included Lord Percfn Dr. Pratt and Wilbur J. Carr, chief of the consular service, and the other Sir Eric DinniiHon^ and Messrs. Woolsey and Halitti d. Thu Till ted States now lias begun to point out to the allies some of its own great necessities in certain trade lines in which this country I» entirely dependent on them. Fr> to the time the United States entered the war many products could be imported here only If there were a surplus at the point of production over Uia needs of TENDER THROATS readily yield to tho healing influence of • SCOTTS EMULSION It soothes the inflamed mem* branes and makes richer blood to repair the affected tissues— to help prevent tonsilitis or laryngitis. _ SCOTTS is worth insisting upon. iMlè Barn«. Hl— iM M. J. the alllea and also on condition that agreements be signed JlMt the grad* ucts be not allowed to fail ItUo the hands of the enemy. Since the economic prosperity of the United States hau become of'equally vital concern tc the allies, a marked disposition has been shown to co-oper ate more ireely than before to prevent shortage here. Today, for instance, a delegation of wool dealers who have been short, of material because of the failure in the Australian supply and the scarcity of ships, were asked by the British officials to give definite figures to the department of commerce in order that a. joint arrangement might be worked out. It Is uncertain whether the elaborate system built up during neutrality YOUR OLLARS WILL ® AT THE DOUBLE SCHLOSSBERG UTY MAY SALE—Saturday S CHLOSSBERG'S—The trading cen ter of Missoula where quality tner chandise may be purchased at the most reasonable prices. Attend this sale and you will economize. Stylish Millinery Ladies 9 Regular $5 Hats for BEAUTIFUL Summer Coats Reg. $10 Values USEFUL SKIRTS Regular $8.50 Values $ 2.65 $ 6.95 $ 5.00 The Biggest Dollar's Worth Possible to Give. Quality Mer chandise Reas onably Priced. The Trading Center of Missoula Are You in Need of ENVELOPES BILL HEADS LETTER HEADS STATEMENT HEADS CIRCULAR LETTERS BUSINESS-BUILDING BOOKLETS CIRCULARS, AND ANY KIND OF If So, Call Phone 456— And our Sales Department will send a representative to talk it over with you. Trade in Missoula No Job Too Small—No Contract Too Large You can keep your printing money at home and effect a substantial saving by giving your orders for printing —to the— MISSOULIAN through, the British embassy here whereby American Importers of many bhimir'products had to guarantee that such products would not find their way into German hands will he aban doned. Under bills now before con gress, however, It Is thought that the United States will have all the power necessary to arrange safeguards and that the present system would he superfluous. SMITH, BUT NOT PLAIN. "What is your husband's name, mad am?" asked the directory canvasser. "John Smith," replied tile lady. "Plain John Smith, eh?" "No, indeed! John is the handsomest mnn In tills town."— London Answers. GEORGE HUDSOT CORVA&J&i Corvallis, May 4.—(Special.)—The Corvallis garage has been purchased by George Hudson from the Frances Myers estate; also five acres of land and Improvements on the southwest edge of town. Mr. Hudson is a ranch er of Hamilton Height« and agent for the Mobile!te. The garttge. which has been operated for :i couple of years by W. K. Myers will change hands in a few days. ^ Probably more young people would embark on the tempestuous sea of matrimony if parents would lift the blockade.