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Is the place to buy your
Screen Doors
and Window Screens
We have
the latest
patterns
and all
sizes to se
lect from
and prices
|T.50 and
up.
Adjustable w I n d o w
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25c and up.
Screen wire cloth by the
yard, black, galvanized
and bronze, in all widths.
Yes we have-everything in
builders' hardware, gar
den tools, hose and poul
try netting.
SHEIRWIN- WILLIAMS
SHE RWIN - WILLIAMS
The Home'of Good Hardware
Mechanics' Fine Tools
Paints-Window Glass
Plumbing and Electrical
Supplies
Phone 956-221 E. Park
;AY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN.
Poynter's Cash Store
1854 HARRISON AVE.
Wholesale to Consumer.
PHONE 8684-Il.
Mr. Consumer
Do you realize that by buying
your supplies each day in small
qusntities that your day's pay
goes little more than half as far
as it would if you bought the
whole week's supply at one
time? Call up Poynter's
Wholesale-to-Consumer, Phone
6634-R, and order your week's
supply,
10 lbs. granulated sugar (with
$10 order) ...........$1.01
100 lbs. cane sugar.......$itoo
98 lbs. Montana's best hard
wheat flour ..... .....$o.5t)
49 lbs. Montana's best hard
wheat flour ...... ....._$3.35
24 lbs. Montana's best hard
wheat flour ........... 1.75
5 lbs. M. J. B. coffee $2.25
1 lb. School Boy peanut but
ter .................. .--- ..S 0c
Three packages Lux Washing
Powder . .................35c
Corn flakes, per pkg.. ........1c
Shelled walnuts or almonds,
per lb. ..................................85c
22 large bars brown laundry
soap ..................................$L00
Creamery butter, per lb....-00c
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American Cafe
225 EAST PARK ST.
We Will Serve You Right
Pleasant and Clean
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STEAM BATHS
Try our steam baths. They keep
you clean and healthy.
504 E. Broadway Phone 5038-W
Corner Oklahoma
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BARBER SHOP AND POOL
HALL
210 N. Main Street.
DAITZ & CORNELL, Proprietors.
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CRYSTAL CAFE
We Serve the Best on the Market
at Popular Prices.
69 E. PARK ST.
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F AMOUlS WHISK Y
CASE WON BY
STATE
$20,000 Cache, Seized 1ly
Melia April 11, Ordered
Destroyed. Stay of Ten
Days Granted.
Judge I)ywer in district court this
afternoon ordered that the $211.000
cache of whisky seized April 11, In
the Almira apartments, after it was
alleged it had been stolen by rolbers
from the Chappell apartments, le de
stroyed. Among the claimants of
the liquor, who sought to have it re
stored to them as personal property,
was Lucile Howard, proprietress of
a roadhouse.
The hearing in I he matter began
Saturday morning and was continued
this morning. Miss Howard its
serted that never since Jan. 1 had
any of her liquors been sold at her
roadhouse with her knowledge.
(Curltroomi Given Shock.
At Saturdays session, like a belt
from the sky, catte revelitions that
caused consternation among the tit
torneys for Miss Howard and tihe fair
Lucile horself.
The biioyant personality of Miss
Howard had been a pillar of stpptirt
all day to the eminent counsel who
watchfully. sedulously pushed hoiie
to the mind of the court every little
pointt in the evidence which could
possibly strengthen the lady's claim
to that 140 cases of whisky seized
last April at the Almira apartmnents.
But that sudden, totally unexpectetd
holt from the over-hanging heatdin:
knocked Lucile's jauntiness intoi
cocked hat. When the dust had set
tIed and the air had cleared of sui
phur, she was disclosed, pale and
gasping, leaning slightly toward onr
of her attorneys as if hlir femini ne
weakness cried out for the support of
a stalwart shoulder.
But neither of the gentlemen were
in a condition to render support to
anyone. They, also, appeared wuak
and flabbergasted. Adjournment of
court at 6 o'clock found theit groggy
and clinging to the ropes.
General lord Is ('atise.
This catastrophe in Miss iiowiartd
career may be blamed on Attoriley
General S. ('. Ford. It seems t lat
Mr. Ford, working in eonjunctlon
with the Law Enforcement league,
has employed professional and tlp
pat-ently secret service agents to piro
cure adequate evidence against boot
leggers throughout the state of Mlan
tana. It seems thlut some five of
these agents dropped unnoticed iitto
Butte, visited Lucile linward's road
house iii seamcli, ostensibly, of ptias
u re.
Whether or not. they found pltlas
tire. the itidence they offered in
.Judge IUwyer's court Saturday 1vasj
THE LATE WILLIAM FRAZIER
I4.
William Frazier, superintendent t
of the Davis-Daly Copper coptpany
and known to thousands of miners
as a friend of the worker, is dead.
"Billy," as he was called, died $atur
day night at his home, 235 Colorado
street, after an illness of a week.
He was conscious to the end and
calmly bade goodbye to a life-long
friend who sat at his bedside.
In addition to his known ability
as a mining man of expert knowl
edge, Frazier was known as a
"square man," one to whom the
mucker in his mines loomed as large
as the millionaire. He was big 1
hearted to a fault and was the
"father confessor" of all men in his
employ when they were in trouble.
Coming to Butte. April 18, 1893,
Mr. Frazier became promin nt in
that they found whisky at the road
house, and purchased it without dif
ficulty; both by the bottle at $6 per
pint and by drinks over the bar at
55 cents each.
May Doom Uooze.
So now the booze which Lucile and
her attorneys were clamoring for as
her very own, which they so clearly
and cleverly established as hera, with
their carefully wrought and expens
ive fabric of testimony-- this $211,0011
cache of bottled treasure, may be
hurled against the stone wall in the
courthouse yard by Sweeney and
Melia, the county's booze execution
ers, and will run down the stairway
near the jail into that pit where dead
men dangle, after legal lynchings by
the state.
At the hearing Saturday afternoon
Arthur Chapell and his wife
Beatrice, a colored couple who own
their own bungalow at 217 North
Emmett street, told the story of the
burglary on the night of April 11.
They were held up by three men with
guns, were bound with ropes and
kept under guard, while the liquor
was stolen from their basement-the
whisky which Lucile Hiward had
stored there, he declared.
Chapell Tells Story.
Said Arthur Chapell:
"On the night of April 11, about
9:30, some one knocked at the bacti
door. When I opened it three nien
pushed their way in. All had revol
vers. One of them two. They said
they were officers and had colie for
that liquor. One of them snatchedte
some string from his pocket and they I
tied my hands and feet. When Ie
kicked on it they said I was a bai t
nigger and they were taking nc a
chances. Then they tied my wife. Iv
asked them who they were woi ling t
for and they said Melia. They asked r
for my gun and I told them where it i
was. They asked me if it was regis- c
tered, and said if it was I could get it t
back at headquarters. Two of them I
went. down into the basement and
brought up a. case. One of there 3
went to the telephone and called lip. v
He imade as if it was headquarters a
He said he had an awful struggle I
with us and had fouend a good lot. V
and to send a big truck. I asked why
they tied nle and one of them said
they were out of handcuffs, they had
made so many raids there weren't
enough cuffs to go around. Then it 1
was suggested thai it. was too much t
trouble bringing the stuff upstairs. I
and it. would he easier to get it I
through the cellar window." a
Didn't. Like Stuff.
The witness said some of the stufi
was opened and he was forced to
drink with the robbers. One of the
robbers, lie said, expertly judged the
stuff as "bum," however, all filled
their pockets as they left.
Chapell said the men left 15 case"s
in the cellar and that this stock was
removed shortly after the robbery by
Lucile Howard. lie positively identi- r
fied Joseph Kelly as one of the rob
btls.
leatrice Chapell testified to doing v
washing for Lucile Iloward. She
said that last fall the Howard woman
decided the Chapell residence was a
good plice in which to store booze.
Mrs. Chapell said that during No- e
the mining operations of the late F.
Augustus Heinze. lie had been boss
at the old Green Mountain mine
under James Brennan and later was
at the Rarus. In 1907 lie assumed
charge of the Davis-Daly properties.
On December 12, 1:106. lie was
married to Miss Kate McClellan in
Butte. In addition to his widow, Mr.
Frazier is survived by his parents.
two brothers, James and Archibald.
and a sister. Mrs. Camp, all resi
dents of Ross Ferry, Cape Britain,
N. S., where the deceased was born
44 years ago. He also is survived
by another sister, Mrs. Long, 412
Columbia avenue, and three uncles,
William, Rod and John McDonald,
all of Butte.
Arrangements for the funeral
services have not yet been completed.
One-Price Shoe Store
43 EAST PARK ST.
SHOES
I't at very special prices for two days. Read
the items carefully:
$8.50 ladies' kid lace oxfords, brown and
black .............................................$4.85
$8.00 ladies' shoes, 9-inch top, in Havana
brown and grey ............ .....$4.65
$5.00 Men's dress shoes......................$3.45
$4.00 men's digging shoes ......$2.95
$4.00 men's outing shoes..... ....$2.75
$3.00 boys' shoes ............... 1.. 5
$4.00 genuine Lotus scuffers............$2.75
One-Price Shoe Store
43 [. Park Qt. Main Stere 7 8. Main St.
vember and December approximately
200 cases of liquors were stored
there.
Storm Clotuds Appear.
It was about here that Deputy
County Attorney Rotering waved his
little wand and summoned the storm
clouds. The blue, hitherto un
troubled sky above the bootleggers
soon became overcast. The first
warning flash came from Nelson
Greer, hired by the Law Enforce
ment league to get evidence against
illegal selling of liquor. He was
called from among the spectators in
the courtroom. He had not been long
in the roomn.
He testified that on the night of
March 10, Oe bought a bottle of
whisky from one of the attendants
at Lucile Itoward's roadhouse, that
Lucile was present, and that the $5
which he paid for a pint was immedi
ately handed to her by the attendant.
Pope Shows Hand.
Nelson Greer was corroborated by
Eugene Van Wirt, a ranchman from
the Sun River valley, who temporar
ily took up this work'of securing evi
dence against bootleggers in Butte
at the special request of the Rev. Jos
eph Pope of Billings, superintendent
of the Anti-Saloon league.
Attorneys for Lucile Howard tried
desperately to confuse this witness,
but the unild-lgoking Mr. Van Wirt
proved entirely too smooth for them.
He eprerged from every clash, smil
ing quietly, ard bearing a palm in
either hand.
Mr. Van Wirt had also been called
from among the spectators and had
not beatt long in the room. Lidcile's
attornets began to send appraising
glances about the crowd, as if they
would dearly like to know how many
of those staid, ordinary-looking folks
carried credentials from the Rev. Mr.
Pope.
But the heaviest bolt-that blast
ed Lucile and wrecked the hopes of
her attorneys, Torn Walker and C. S.
Wagner, came from a short, stocky
stranger, with a face as impassive as
a Butte mountain, who had taken a
seat within the rail only a few min
utes before he was called.
Real "Dick" Appears.
He was C. E. McDonotugh, a pro
fessional secret service man, at pres- I
ent working throughout the state in I
the pay of Attorney General Ford.
He testified to going to the road I
house with two young women April i
20. He bought a quart bottle of
whisky, for which he paid $12. In I
addition, the party were served with I
drinks from the bar. Lucile Howard I
was there. Next day he went there I
again and bought a pint for $6. Lu
cile Howard told him she had $20,- 1
000 worth of liquor stolen from her, t
but the case was coming up in court
next week and she would have it all
back, and then she would have lots
to sell. On his last visit he had to
stay until about 3 o'clock in the
morning, as the taxi driver got drunk
and the proprietress was drunk also.
On cross-examination witness said he
was being paid $5 a day and his ex
penses. The latter varied. In April
they amounted to about $1,800.
McI)onough's testimony was cor
roborated by the women who were
with him upon the occasion of his
visits to the road house. They were
Eva Dowd and Cornelia Keifer, pro
fessional secret service agents.
Drinks Through t)uty.
Cornelia Keifer, according to her
testimony, formerly lived in Ala
hams. She has been doing secret
service work for nine years. Eva
Dowd used to live in Billings and has
bet n a secret service agent for three
year:. Beth ladies receive $5 per
lay for the.r present service to the
;tale vi Montana-$5 and expenses.
They work on cases all over the
;tate, but at present call Great Fells
their home. Both womed stated that
in the pursuit of substantial evidence 1
against bootleg' er it WAs sombtmes t
necessary for t1 idto to teĆ½ dritk I
of whisky, but thkt tb didn't like I
It and never tqok i1bre tilafI they hkd
to.
The court, adjo lried at 6 o'clock
Saturday to ros isx at 10 to'ciok this
morning.
ELET I LL
Use Bulletin want ads. They get
results.
GET THAT CHIMNEY
REPAIRED
I make a specialty of MANTLES
and FIREPIACS 1
Estimates Furnished.
J. B. PRUDEN
P'honee 5t58.-J 1640 Sherman St.
COHEN BILL
STILL IS
HELD )
Dounty Attorney to Give
Opinion in Moot Matter
of Salary for Investigator
of Widows.
The question of whether or not
Nellie Sullivan, county auditor can
be compelled to issue a warrant to
A. B. Cohen for his services qstens
ibly as an investigator of claims
made by indigent widows, has been
referred to County Attorney Jackson
by District Judge Lamb. This after
noon inquiries at the county attor
ney's office developed the fact that
the attorney had as yet rendered no
opinion on the matter.
The county commissioners who
employed Cohen assert that Miss Sul
livan is refusing payment of the
Cohen salary in order to humiliate
the commissioners.
Interviewed today by a representa
tive of the bulletin, the county audi
tor said:
"It is unfortunate, of course, that
any unpleasantness has developed be
tween the board of county commis
sioners and my office, and while I re
gret it very much, the truth is, the
situation is of their own making. The
board has now been foolish enough to
announce through the press that I
held up the A. B. Cohen bills because
of a desire to humiliate them. That
this is not only a silly statement, but
an absolute falsehood is proved by
my letter that accompanied the dis
approval of the bills.
"The bills were disallowed because
I still stand squarely behind my cam
paign pledges to curtail, as far as I
am able to do so, all extravagance
and waste in county government and
it doesn't make any difference to me
whether the sum in question repre
sents one month and 12 days of sup
posed salary, or the price of an auto
mobile-the principle involved is the
same."
Because of lack of space in today's
issue, the county auditor's letter to
the commissioners, referred to above,
will be published tomorrow.
ROCHE HEAD OF NEW
VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
J. F. Roche of the Montana Power
company was selected as president
and Mrs. L. O. Edmunds of Colum
bus, secretary, at a meeting of execu
tive board members of the vocational
school for girls yesterday. The
third member of the board is Dr.
Olive Braxzier-Cordua of Helena. A
meeting will be held again next
month for the purpose of selecting
a site for the proposed school which
was created at the recent legislative
session.
91st VET SIGNS WITIH
THE BULLETIN
Arthur Adrian, who recently re
turned from France and a member
of the 91st division, has accepted a
position in the circulation depart
ment of the Butte Daily Bulletin, he
will take charge of his new posi
tion at once. Mr. Adrian has had
considerable newspaper experience
In the past and his many friends
throughout the state are wishing
him success in his new enterprise.
Mr. Adrian makes the sixth service
man on the stnff of The Bulletin.
DiUMGOOLE WINS
SHOOT WITH 25
Fair weather and fine shooting
marked the Sunday shoot of the
Butte Rod and Gun club. After five
events at 100 rocks for practice,
Drumgoole of Anaconda took the
Twohy medal event with a straight
score at 25 rocks. The next shoot
on -the circuit will be at Anaconda
June 1.
ATTENTIOX, Ii. P. 0. E.
Services will be held this evenlag
at the residence of Brother William
Fraser, 235 Colorado street. at S
o'clock. Members are requested to
attend.
EFFORTS TO FIND LAUiA
JOHNSON _BONE FUTILE
Miles City Woman Asks for
Aid of Local Officers in
Search. Sought One's
Whereabouts Is Mystery.
Assistance of the Butte police in
an effort to locate Laura Johnson
was asked in a telegram received at
police headquarters from Miss J. J.
Bidwell at Miles City. The telegram
was as follows:
"Please locate Laura Johnson in
some hospital there. Through her
locate Mrs. A. Sherman, whose
daughter died suddenly."
To date inquiries at the hospitals
and throughout the city have failed
to find either Miss Johnson or Mrs.
Sherman.
BUTTE BRIEFS
$100 reward will be paid to any
one proving we do not put in the
best main spring for $1. Mayer, 37
North Main street.-Adv.
F. P. Mans and family arrived In
Butte from their home in Harlowton
yesterday and will spend a few days
visiting in the mining city.
Omar Davis of Drummond was vis
iting Butte friends yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Merrit are
among the Missoula people in Butte
today. 6
You have got to clean and clear
the bowels thoroughly to have good
health after months of indoor life;
you would do so now if you could
see them as you do your face qr
hands. Hollister's Rocky Mountain
Tea cleans aid clears as nothing else.
Start tonight.-Adv.
Robert M. Noe of Bozeman is
looking after his business interests
here.
Mrs. D. A. Noble and Mrs. D. Fos
ter of Laurin are in the city.
Mrs. W. F. Ross was a week end
visitor in Butte from Anaconda.
Miss H. Dean of Great Falls spent
the week end in Butte.
Keep the little ones healthy and
happy. Their tender, sensative or
gans require a cooling, healing,
harmless remedy to prepare their
stomachs for summer's heat. Hol
lister's Rocky Mountain Tea is re
liable and safe, thorough but not in
jurious, 35c.-Adv.
O. B. Canfleld of Widsom is among
the visitors in the city.
W. E. Pinkney of Bridger is a bus
iness visitor in Butte.
Washington Market. Ground bone,
7 lbs. for 25c.-Adv.
H. E. Andrus of Dillon was in
Butte yesterday.
AUSIDIAN DELEAITES
EXCHANCE CREDENTIALS
(Special United Press Wire.)
St. Germain, May 19.-The allied
and Austrian peace delegates ex
changed credentials here this after
noon. The ceremony lasted only two
minutes. Jules Cambon presided
on behalf of the allies and Chancel
lor Renner for the Austrians.
The allied countries represented
were the United States, the Balkans,
France, Italy, Belgium, China, Cuba,
Greece, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland,
Rumania, Serbia, Siam and Czech
Slovakia, all of which declared war
against Austria and Portugal, which
severed diplomatic relations.
IRISH-AMERICANS
APPEALIO LANSING
(Special United Press Wire.)
Paris, May 19.-Frank Walsh, Ed
ward Dunn and Michael Ryan, Sat
urday afternoon asked Secretar;
Lansing, on behalf of organized
Irish-Ameridans, to request the Brit
ish government to grant Edward De
Valier, Arthur Griffiths and Count
Plunkett safe conduct to Paris to pre
tent Ireland's case to the peace con.
ference.
CAN BE NAUGHIT ON
SATlURDAY AFTERNOONS
(Special United Press Wire.)
St. Louis, May 19.-The general
assembly of the Presbyterian church,
in session here, condemned alleged
violations of the Sabbath, denounced
Sunday baseball games, red6mmend
ed a half holiday Saturdays for work
ers and appealed to subscribers not
to take Sunday newspapers.
W. C. T. U. TO MEET.
Members of the Women's Chris
tian Temperance union will be enter
tained at a social session in the cot
tage of the First Presbyterian church
next Friday afternoon. The hostesses
will include Mrs. Lee Hayes. Mrs.
Mary Drysdale, Mrs. A. R. Atkins
and Mrs. Joe Collins.
Bulletin Want Ada Get
Results. Phone 52.
SHINERS
-SELLS
Furniture, Rugs
Ranges and
Home Necessities
for Less on
Easiest of Terms
SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN.
To the!
Workers
This is the best place in town
tor you to trade. The LARG
EST STOCK and the LOWEST
POSSIBLE PRICES.
EA Square Deal
Always
I Appreciate Your Trade
Palace Clothing and
Shoe Store
58-55 EAST PARK ST.
SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETTN.
SHOES
REPAIRED
NOT OOBB,8b
McManus Shoe Shop
5 SOUTH WYOMING
Phone 6404-J
SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN
"SPECIALIST"
Nerve, Blood and Skin Diseases.
Dr. W. H. Haviland
Rooms 2, 8 and 4, Baltimore
Block.
71 W. Park St., Butte, Mont.
Phone 828.
Office hours, 10 a. m. to 8 p. m.
SAY YOU SAW IT INBULLETIN
Jacques Drug Co.
PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS
Phone 999. 1957 Harrison Ave.
Night Bell for Prescriptions
MOTORCYCLE DELIVERY
Agency Webster's Rome Remedies
Drugs, Chemicals, Toilet Articles,
Patent Medicines, Cigars
and Candies
Jlastman Kodaks and Supplies
Developing and Printing
SAY YOU SAW IT IN BULLETIN.
MENS' HATS
NICKERSON
THE HATTER
112 W. PARK STREET
The Progressive Shoe Shop
For first-class Shoe Repairing.
This is no second-hand cobbling
shop. First-class work only.
1721 Harrison Ave.
Savoy Cafe
84 E. PARK ST.
Try a steak cooked the Savoy way
H. DONATE. Prop.
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