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Address in Butte a Plea for Ratifies
tion of Arbitration Treaties—Short
Stops Made in Bozeman, Livings
ton and Billings—Confers About
Federal Judgeship.
Billings, Oct. 19.—The itinerary of
President Taft's "supplemental tour"
was completed today, and the date of
his return to Washington was fixed
for November 12. The original trip
will end at Pittsburg, October 31. Mr.
Taft will spend November 1 at Mor
gantown, W. Va., and from there will
go to Hot Springs, Va., for five days.
He will spend only one day in Cin
cinnati, November 7, when he will
vote in the local elections in that city.
From Cincinnati the president will
go to Louisville, Ky., to spend Novem
ber 8. He will be at Frankfort, Ky.,
November 9 and at Hodgenville, Ky.,
to attend the Lincoln Farm celebra
tion, November 10. On November 11
Mr. Taft will pay hurried visits to
Nashville, Tenn., Sewanee, Tenn., to
visit the University of the South,
where Major "Archie" Butt once went
to school, and to Chattanooga. From
the latter city Mr. Taft will go direct
to Washington.
Today the president traveled across
the state of Montana, his train at
times running through fields of snow.
The temperature at Butte this morn
ing was below freezing, a remarkable
transition in 36 hours from the sun
baked torrid deserts of Southern
California and southern Nevada,
where the thermometer had hovered
around 100 in the shade.
The president's welcome in Montana
was a non-partisan but a very cordial
one. Governor Norris, a democrat,
and Senator Dixon, a republican, were
among the more prominent guests
aboard the president's train during
the day. Senator Myers, a democrat,
was unable to meet the president, but
sent a telegram of greeting.
The day was not entirely devoid of
politics, however, for T. Arthur Mar
low, the republican national commit
teeman for the state, Representative
Pray and several other republican
leaders boarded the president's train
and were in conference both with Mr,
Taft and Secretary Hilles. One of the
subjects discussed was a successor to
-Federal Judge Carl Rasch, who recent
ly resigned from the bench. There
are several candidates in the field, but
Mr. Taft did not indicate whom he fa
vored. He will give considerable
more time to the subject.
Judge Rasch was appointed to the
district court a little more than
year ago, following his defense of for
mer Secretary of the Interior Bal
linger before the Ballinger-Pinchot
investigating committee.
President Taft made two addresses
in Butte, one at a breakfast tendered
him by the newspaper writers, and
second at the Broadway theater.
Peace was his theme at the latter
place, and following his address Sen
ator Dixon announced that he was in
favor of the early ratification of the
arbitration treaties with Great Britain
and France. In practically every
state he has visited thus far the presi
dent has received pledges of support
from the senators who have heard his
addresses in advocacy of the com
There were ten-minute stops
Three Forks, Bozeman and Livingston
on the way to Billings. Here the
president was entertained at dinner
and made an address in the Babcock
theater. Leaving here at midnight,
Mr. Taft will spend Friday in Wyom
free to Horse Owners
Every horse owner Who calls
at our store Will be given
one chance free on either a
$70 Harness or Saddle
This harness and saddle are the
best on the market and Will be
gitien aWay. Call at our store
and get a ticket on these hand
some prizes.
The DeKalb Harness Company is the
only place in Fergus county where
you can get a genuine hand-made har
ness or saddle with a guarantee. If
you want a hand-made harness or
saddle call on us and we will make
either at a reasonable price.
We carry a full line of supplies for
harness and livery equipment at ex
ceptionally low pricings, which we are
always ready to show. Our repair de
partment is one of the best equipped
in the northwest and we are in posi
tion to do all manner of repair work
to the satisfaction of the trade.
ing and Saturday and Monday in
South Dakota.
In several of his speeches today
the president referred feelingly to the
death of former Senator Thomas H.
Carter, of this state. "One of the
troubles in getting beyond fifty," he
said, "is that so many men begin to
fall away from you. You think one
year is the exception but it is the
same the next, and then you begin i°| a
realize that you are among the |
eligibles yourself."
At Livingston President Taft spoke
briefly about his veto of the wool and
woolen bill. "I am a moderate protec
tionist," he said, "elected on a protec
tion platform, and in order to main
tain my pledge I was obliged to veto
the bill. But there is coming in on
tne first of December a report on the
whole subject of the wool and woolen
industry, with a statement as to the
difference in the cost of production in
this country and abroad, and when
that report comes in it will be my
duty to make a recommendation to
congress as to the needed changes in
Schedule "K."
"I understand that the question is
up here whether we should tax wool
in the grease or the scoured wool.
I understand that the Montana wool
growers favor the latter method. That
question comes before the tariff board,
and we shall learn from it which is
the most practicable and which is the
more just. When we get more infor
mation and make the recommenda
tions, I sincerely hope that congress
will act both in justice to the con
sumer and in justice to those who are
raising wool and those who are manu
facturing woolens.
The president arrived in Butte at
8:50, and left at 11:15. Much was
crowded into that period, however, be
ginning with the breakfast to Mr. Taft
Taft at the Silver Bow club by the
Butte Newswriters' union, whose
guest he was while here.
At the breakfast there were about
250 guests. Gov. Edwin L. Norris pre
sided. J. H. Durston, of the Anaconda
Standard, introduced the president,
who, in the brief address that he gave,
made no reference to politics what
ever. Mr. Taft just gave a delightful,
quiet talk about Montana and its great
resources, about the great future it
has and the great work there is to be
done in the state, and how the east
is looking to the west for homes for
its surplus population.
Following this address, Charles F.
Degerman, president of the Butte
Newswriters' union, presented Presi
dent Taft with the original of Charles
M. Russell's famous painting, "Roping
a Grizzly." This painting was secured
at a cost of about $800 by a popular
subscription taken up by the news
writers. Mr. Taft was clearly delight
ed with the splendid gift and ac
knowledged it in a very pretty little
speech, in which he paid a fine com
pliment to the prowess of his pre
decessor, Theodore Roosevelt, as
hunter of grizzly and other big game
animals. To each guest at the break
fast was presented a small copy of
the picture, as well as a small copper
medal, about the size of a silver dol
lar, on one side of which was a pic
ture of President Taft, with some
words explanatory of the occasion,
and on the other the Montana state
After the Russell picture had been
presented to the president all the
lights were turned out in the room,
while a strong light was thrown on
the painting, bringing out every de
tail with fine effect, so that all in the
room could get a fine view of the
Leaving the Silver Bow club the
presidential party was conveyed by
Automobile to the west side of the
city and over its principal streets. A
stop was made at Montana and
Granite streets, where a speaker's
stand had been erected. Seated upon
this stand while the president was ad
dressing a great throng of people
were the guests at the breakfast and
others. The president was here intro
duced by Governor Norris and made
about a half-hour speech. His re
marks were directed principally to the
importance of international arbitra
tion. From here the president was
driven to the depot.
At Livingston.
Livingston, Oct. 19.—President Taft
arrived here at 4 p. m. and made a
short address on the tariff to 2,000
people who had gathered to greet him.
He was introduced by Governor Nor
ris. He left for Billings after a brief
There was once a man who counted
himself progressive, keen, alert and,
a i)ove all, systematic; and he was all
Qf ^ th , ngg except ^ fae dldn>t ;
know how to buy and install his filing,
equipment. !
When he wanted some new elec
trical apparatus, he was wise enough
to send for the engineers and have
hlo nooH a otvoH nn anH aniiinmonT III s
his needs sized up and equipment in
stalled accordingly. When his super
intendent informed him that a new
lighting system was required, illumi
nating experts were called in and he
profited by their experience.
But in buying filing equipment he
was not so far-sighted. He bought
this cabinet and that from glib sales
men who called—a letter file from
one, a card cabinet from another and
bill files from others. The so-called
systems he devised himself, and be
ing a busy man, they didn't hang to
gether very well.
A "Y. & E." man looked over his
office; found he had twice as much
cabinet equipment as he needed; pro
ceeded to eliminate useless equip
ment; and by organizing and com
bining systems he devised a few
simple, efficient methods which got re
The entire "Y. & E." organization is
built on the idea of giving the cus
tomer the filing system his business
needs. Every man who sells "Y. & E."
equipment knows how to render this
service to every customer. Just 'phone
us and we will call
under no obligation.
Fergus County Democrat Supply Dept.
Lewistown, Montana.
Exclusive "Y. & E." agents for Fergus
Tnis puts you
The 8incere Man Acts Promptly and
Courageoualy and 8o Llvea
His Own Life.
It very often happens that we have
a thought, but are afraid to express It,
lest it seem absurd to others. A song
begins to sing itself in our heart, but
we hush it lest our friends say, "What
a trifling thing, to be sure." We have
in our soul the prompting of a gener
ous act, but we hesitate and forego it,
for fear we may appear sentimental,
when, If we had been true to our
selves and uttered the thought, sung
the song, done the generous thing,
we, too, might have won the applause
of men no less than that higher re
ward, the approval of our own nature.
The sincere man trusts himself.
What he thinks he is confident is at
least woithy of expression, and what
he is prompted to do he is certain
must be right. He acts promptly and
frankly and courageously, and so lives
his own life and permits his soul its
own efflorescence and fruiting. He
lets himself "go."
After all, we are and can be only
ourselves. If we are to advance or to
be anything we must let ourselves
"go." We cannot by taking thought
add a cubit to our intellectual stature.
What we are, we are, and we can only
make the most of ourselves by letting
"go" and going as far as possible.—
Columbia (S C.) State.
A Long, Long Time.
"Why, how dare you try to kiss
me!" she exclaimed. "I have known
you less than a week."
"How long do you have to know a
man before you permit him to kiss
"It depends on the man."
"Well, how long would you wish to
know me before you would let me
kiss you?"
"I should have to know you a long,
long time."
"What do you call a long, long
"Five minutes longer, at the very
least, than I've known you."
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;i*R rP Drvlw __ ___
After a decade of idleness, the old
Now Year mine is again about to be
operating in aU departments> and
operated in all departments, and
much-abused property will play the
leading role in the rejuvenation of the
one time famous Maiden mining dis
trict, which has indulged in a Rip
Van Winkle slumber for these many
years. The Maiden mining district,
and the town itself, have only lived
in the memory of the old-timer for
J more titan a score of years. It has
been held by prominent mining men
acquainted with the country that
there are yet as good mines in the
district as those famous old proper
ties that were responsible for the
flourishing condition of Maiden many
years ago.
For the past few years the district
has been showing some signs of
coming to life. Many prospectors
have been prowling about the hills
for the past few years and have been
getting a number of properties opened
up in a way that will have a ten
dency to induce the investment of out
side capital. The starting up of the
New Year, it is hoped, will mark the
initial step toward making the almost
abandoned town of Maiden again
blossom out as a real live mining
Will Start Thursday.
A. L. Losenger, manager for the
Rheingold Mining company, which
company is operating the New Year
property, was in the city Saturday,
and stated to the Democrat man that
everything is now in readiness to
start the big mill. The trial test of
the mill and tramways was made yes
terday and everything run as smooth
ly as when the mill was first operated.
The day set for starting permanently
is next Thursday morning. Mr.
•Losenger has had a force of about
thirty men employed in the mine and
getting the mill ready for many
months past, and that force has been
doubled this week.
Strike Good Ore
A few weeks ago a big body of
high-grade cyaniding ore was encoun
tered on the north end of the New
Year mine and a force of men have
been busily engaged blocking out the
ore. They have gone into the ore
some fifteen feet and have not yet
passed through the body. Much of
this ore is now on the dump and will
be milled as soon as the mill is start
ed up. The capacity of the mill is
400 tons per day and is easily the
biggest in the county. It will be run
to its full capacity within a short
time. There is said to be sufficient
rich ore in sight to run the mill for
many months.
Career of the New Year.
Perhaps there is not a mining prop
erty in Fergus county that has had
such a varied career or has been so
greatly abused as the New Year. It
was originally owned and located by
A. D. Harmon and W. G. Norman, of
this city, in 1893. Shortly after the
mine was located, Frank Wright se
fcured the interest of Mr. Harmon,
and in 1896, Messrs. Wright and Nor
man erected a small mill and worked
the property very profitably. In 1897,
A. S. Wright engineered a deal by
which the New Year was transferred
to E. W. Johnson, of Denver, who
erected the present well-equipped mill
and tramway and made other sub
stantial improvements, as well as do
ing considerable development work.
About two years later the property
passed into the hands of St.. Paul par
ties, who did little or nothing toward
Payable on Demand
Funds deposited on checking account in this bank are payable un
equivocally on demand.
The depositor has the advantage of knowing that his funds are
much safer than if kept in his own custody, and are available to his
use all the time.
Be a depositor with this strong bank,
count NOW.
Don't wait, open an ac
Bank of Fergus County
Capital $250,000.00
Surplus $175,000.00
tmd TESMOK" carlridgi
1 Shoots .22 short, .22 long and
.22 long rifle cartridges,
without adjustment.
Solid Breech, Hammerleu, Safe I
Built by the same expert gunsmiths as the
Remington-UMC big game rifles.
If you want to shoot your best, shoot Reming
ton-UMC Lesmok .22s. Their accuracy
enabled Arthur Hubalek to break the World's
Record in 100 consecutive shots, scoring 2,484
out of a possible 2,500.
Peming tonrUMC —the perfect shooting
Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co.
299 Broadway, New York City
its development. Internal dissentlon
arose among the new owners shortly
after acquiring the property. The
failure of the members of the com
pany to agree resulted In the prop
erty becoming involved In litigation
and a receiver was appointed and
took charge. Joseph Meredith was
appointed receiver and the property
was in his hands up to last October,
when the affairs of the company were
finally settled up. After the property
was taken out of the hands of the re
ceiver, A. S. Wright, who always had
great faith in the New Year, inter
ested Chicago capitalists, the present
owners, and the Rheingold Mining
company was organized and bought
the property, taking immediate
charge. Mr. Wright, wno has been
more or less identified with the New
Year for many years and has always
prophesized that, wtih the proper
management, the New Year would be
come a great producer, and it now
looks as though his prophecy was
about to be realized.
The progress and development of
the New Year will be watched with
great Interest by the mining inter
ests of the county, as on its success
or failure greatly depends the future
development of the oldest mining dis
trict in this section of the state.
Fctind Sporting Page Dope Too Deep
When She Tried to Study
She was a bride of six weeks. Slid
had married a baseball fan, and Ob
leaving the house that morning he had
appealed to her to look at the sport
ing news in the paper and try to catch
on to the game. She was a loving,
dutiful bride. She sat down and read:
"Jim then rushed in and swung for
Joe'e body."
"Joe administered a corndodger on
the ear."
"Jim fiddled for a moment and then
got in a dead left and got away with
out a return."
"Joe followed bln, and seeing an
opening, dropped bis man on the mat
for the count of seven.*
"When Jim arose he fell Into a
clinch and soon recovered ble wind.''
"At this point there were cheers
for both."
"When the referee had separated
them Joe planted a haymaker on Jim's
chin and Jim returned one on the
solar plexus."
"The crowd went wild with excite
"Both men came together with a de
termination to end things. They were
glaring like tigers, and—"
And right here the bride broke
down, threw the paper aside, and ran
to her mother to exclaim:
"Mamma, there must be a divorce,
for 1 can never understand baseball,
and Fred will be mad at me!"
No Red Tape
Having lately associated ourselves
with one of the largest farm loan
companies In the United States, we
are prepared to take on an un
limited amount of flrBt-class farm
Remember, we can close a loan In
a half hour without the usual red
Hilger Loan & Realty Co.
Judith Basin Stock
One and one-half miles southwest
of Benchland. A few of those "fine
large hams and shoulders." Reg
istered Poland China boars for
sale; also a few fine Airedale pups
for sale. A brother to these pups
could not be bought for 2100.00.
I am selling these at 210 and 21b
For Sale or Trade.
Automobile, fully equipped, cost
new, 23,000. Will trade for cattle,
horses or land. Machine is In line
condition. Write full particulars tn
first letter. Address, P. O. Box 642,
Lewistown, Mont. 9-26-tf
Get one of those "No-Blot" rulers
from the Democrat Supply Dept

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