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WASBTOB AND COW tells state industrial acci dent BOARD SHE MUST SUP PORT FOUR CHILDREN Chahnum Spriggs Will Arrange to Advance Enough Compensation, to Which She Is Entitled, to Get the Equipment That She Needs; She Tells a Pathetic Story. With her husband dead, the vic tim of an accident, and with four babies to support, a woman who is receiving payments from the state industrial accident board has written to A. E. Spriggs, chairman, of her struggle to keep her children. Un able to go out to work because there is no one to stay with the children, she has not even equipment with which she could take in washing. Her ambition has become to buy a cow and sell milk, and to get a washtub so she can take in washing. She appeals to the board to help her finance these humble enterprises. One of the boys is old enough to go to school but cannot go for lack of supplies. Another is sickly. The mother says she wants none of the compensation money for her self—it belongs to the children, she writes and she wants them to have it. Mr. Spriggs Is arranging to ad vance sufficient of the compensation so she can buy a cow and a washtub. LUCKY Strike ci Aa rette t's NORTHERN MONTANA 18 THE SPOT! That is the focus of the eyes of the oil world today. Its development is the big interest to the entire oil industry in the state at this time. A ONE HUNDRED BARREL WELL In a structure like the KEVIN DOME would bring a horde of investors and interested persons to help in its further de velopment. It would mean prosperity where there is now stagnation. It would transform conditions so suddenly that we'd call it a miracle. BUT IT IS UP TO MONTANA PEOPLE To do their share in this big chance for prosperity and for tune. KEVIN can not develop itself. ONE WELL IS DRILLING THERE NOW, BUT THE IMMENSITY OF THE KEVIN DOME DEMANDS THAT MORE THAN ONE WELL BE DRILLED IN ORDER TO PROVE ITS VALUE. The Sweetgrass Syndicate A Common Law Trait of Great Falls, Montana Intends to drill the second well on the Kevin Dome. Its Two Thousand Acres in the heart center of this great field and the straightforward plan it offers the investors justi fies it "SWEETGRASS" IS CAPITALIZED AT $200, 000. 2,000 UNITS AT $100 EACH. HALF UNITS $50 EACH. You may pay $25 down and $25 Monthly on each unit you buy. EIGHTY-SEVEN and ONE-HALF PER CENT of all production is to Unitholders. No other company or syndi cate offers a larger per cent. Our holdings are along the axis of the great structure, adjoining the well now drilling and inter-locking with the holdings of every other company in the field. IF KEVIN DOME BRINGS PRODUCTION WE WILL HAVE IT. "SWEETGRASS" UNITS WILL NOT BE CHEAPER. NOW IS THE TIME TO HELP. NOW IS ALWAYS THE BEST TIME. If you want further information, write, phone, wire. We want to tell you all about it. SWEETGRASS SYNDICATE SUITE 405, HOTEL RAINBOW, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA Tttnr APPLICATION FOX UNITS—CSX IT TODAV SWEETGRASS SYNDICATE Butte 405. Hotel Rainbow, Great Falla, Montana. Date Gentlemen: Enclosed find check (or money order) for In full payment for----------—.............. units of the capital of SWEET GRASS SYNDICATE (a common law trust), of Great Falls, Montana aU unlta fully paid and nonassessable. *' NAME ... Street City_______ ---- State... LOCATOR OF FAMOUS ANACONDA MINE DEAD; EDWARD HICKEY WENT TO BUTTE IN 1866 Edward Hickey, who will go down in Montana as the man who placed the first location stakes of the famous Anaconda mine at Butte, find who was one of the earliest pioneers of that camp, where he went in 1866, died last week at the age of 79 at his resi dence there. With his passing Montana loses one of the most striking figures in her mining his tory —a man who chanced the turns of fortune and made and lost sev eral fortunes. In a quiet, unostentatious way Edward Hickey was always a pro gressive in matters industrial. In matters political he dabbled not at all. He was president of banks in Butte and Seattle and of mining and oil companies and gave much to charity. General regret is ex pressed at his passing. Although he was of retiring disposition, he was personally known to many and greatly respected by all who knew him. Mr. Hickey was the son of Thomas and Kathleen (Curran) Hickey and was born in St. Law rence county, New York, October 12,1841. At the age of 25, in 1866, he came to Butte and it continued to be his home from that date on ward. Located the Anaconda Hickey was associated with his brother Michael in locating the Anaconda mine. The name was taken from an expression used by General Grant in describing the manner in which he had the con federate forces surrounded at Rich mond where, the general said, they were in the "folds of an anaconda." The location was made New Year's eve, 1875. Grant's simile had im pressed itself on Michael Hickey's mind. He located the St. Lawrence which he named for his home coun ty in New York. He also located the Rock Island and the Diamond claims as well as many others. He was president of the old State Sav ings bank of Butte and of the American Savings bank of Seattle, the Butte Crude Petroleum com pany, the Pilot-Butte, the Tuo lumne Copper company; the Butte H® Edward Hickey Main Range Copper company and the Stewart Lead and Silver com pany. He took a lively interest in the newsboys of the city and has set aside a fund to help those who are saving and industrious. It was his boast that he had "no political party and no fraternal af filiations other than the Silver Bow club." Mr. Hickey was married many years ago to Miss Margaret Mur phy. Three children were born to them. Mr. Hickey is said to have been one of the very first men to foresee the future of Butte. Gold and sil ver prospecting occupied the en tire attention of the argonauts of the early '60s, and copper was un thought of or ignored. He placed ELECT C. H. WILLIAMS TO HEAD WOOLGROWERS C. H. Williams Former State Senator C. H. Wil liams of Deer Lodge was elected president of the re-organized Mon tana Woolgrowers' association at a meeting of the newly-elected trust ees last week. A secretary and a treasurer are to be chosen this week. The secretary is to get a salary and will have offices in Helena. C. N. Arnett of Bozeman, who as secretary of the old organization was largely responsible for tbe success being attained, is acting secretary of the new association. M. T. Grandee of Lennep was elected vice president. M. H. Gerry. Jr., and S. McKennan, with the offi cers, compose tbe exécutive commit tee. The other trustees are Sam Phillips of Fergus county, George M. Lewis of Manhattan and E. O. Selwav of Dillon. Pick Crack Rifle Shota An elimination shoot to select a civilian team to represent Montana at the national rifle shoot at Camp Perry, Ohio, will be held either at Helena or Butte the end of May or early June, according to Adjutant General Charles L. Sheridan. The rifle range-at Fort Harrison has not been used for several years and not being in condition may have to give way to the range at Butte. The na tional guard, with only one company in Montana, will not likely be able to participate in the shoot this vear, the general says. 93,447 Foreign-Bora Montanans Census bureau figures show that the total foreign horn population of Montana is 93,447, the largest num ber, 14,300 coming from Canada, the next, 9,977 from Norway. The other nationals came from 40 odd coun tries with England. Ireland. 8weden. Austria, Russia, Finland and Italy leading with several thousand each. his location stakes on the ground which has been found, in later years, to. contain the wonder mines of the copper world. Lost in State Savings Bank He made and spent several for tunes in the promotion of the min ing industry. It has been stated by ati acquaintance who knew him in timately that he also lost $425.000 in the State Savings bank. Not withstanding his losses Mr. Hickey was well off financially. Nearly a year ago hé suffered a stroke of paralysis but was over coming this misfortune to such an extent that a week ago he felt suf ficiently* recovered to go out of doors. He then contracted a cold which developed quickly into pneu monia which caused his death. DOG SAVES BABY FROM FIERY DEATH HELENA TERRIER DRAGS CHILD TO SAFETY; EXTINGUISHES THE FLAMES Life of Child Is Owed to Canine Which Twice Has Recovered After Attempts were Made to Poison Him; Instances of the Intelligence of the Animal Given. Intelligence of Rex, the 33-months old bull terrier owned by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nelson of Helena, was demonstrated in not only saving the life of their two-months-old baby but also in extinguishing a fire which (had started in the kitchen while Mrs. Nelson was upstairs. Nelson is as sistant transit manager of the Helena branch of the federal reserve bank. Twice since Mr. and Mrs. Nelson moved to Helena attempts were made to poison the dog and analyses made by Dr. Hadleigh Marsh, bacteriolo gist for the state veterinary surgeon, showed traces of strychnine. On both occasiotas Mr. and Mrs. Nelson had veterinary surgeons work on Rex and saved his life. Their efforts were handsomely rewarded a few weeks later. Rex Gives Alarm Mrs. Nelson hung clothes about the kitchen range to dry a few days ago and wheeled the baby into the kitchen and left him in his buggy. Rex was near the baby and Mrs. Nelson went upstairs to complete her housekeeping arrangements. A few minutes later Rex came to her and was whining and barking and acting in a most peculiar manner. He ran to Mrs. Nelson and then ran out of the room only to return when she did not follow him and repeat his antics. Suddenly the dog bolted down stairs. Mrs. Nelson went down and was surprised to find her baby lying on the floor of the dining room. She went to the kitchen in time to see the dog pawing over a flaming gar ment which he was tramping. Mrs. Nelson then learned the cause of Rex's activity and discovered that the garments which had been hung up to dry had been ignited by a spark from the stove and the blaze, placing the baby's life in danger, was the cause of the dog's excitement. Does It Again While Rex is an exceptionally act ive dog and also a good watch-dog. his methods to remove the baby from the perambulator were an unsolved mystery. After the excitement was over Mrs. Nelson put the baby on the dining room floor and again went to the kitchen and commanded Rex: "Bring me the baby." Rex went into the dining room, nuzzled the baby's clothes until he discovered a good hold and then picked up the infant and proudly carried the baby to Mrs. Nelson. Shortly after this Incident, the Nelsons moved to a neighborhood where Rex Is not liable to be poison ed again. SISSON QUITS AS HEAD OF STATE U PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY FOR POUR YEARS REFUSES PLEAS TO CONTINUE WORK » Will Devote Time to Teaching He Declares; Is Succeeded by C. H. Clapp, Who Has For Some Time Been President of State School of Mines at Butte. The resignation of Edward O. Sis son as president of the state univer sity at Missoula was given to the state board of education at its session last week and after a lengthy dis cussion by the board during which President Sisson was repeatedly urg ed to withdraw his resignation and remain at the head of the institu tion, it was finally accepted by the board at a late hour. On motion of Attorney General Wellington D. Rankin, C. H. Clapp, president of the state school of mines, was elected president of the university to succeed Dr. Sisson. The motion was seconded by C. H. Foot of Kalispell. Chancellor E. C. Elliott was keen ly disappointed by the resignation of Dr. Sisson. Speaking of bis leaving the work, Chancellor Elliott said: *"I regard President Sisson's de parture as a very great loss to the university and to the state. He has been of the greatest help in building .. 'i Edward O. Sisson up of the entire university organiza tion." President Sisson's desire to devote Mi * I \ ' V 7 ■ : ■ C. H. Clapp his time to teaching was assigned as the reason for his resignation. He It's So Easy to Make the Change There's no bother and no sacrifice in turning away from the ills which some times come from tea and cof fee, when you decide on Postum Cereal TRenyou. have a rich.full-bodied *•"* beverage which fidly satisfies the taste —and there*s no ingred ient to harm nerves or digestion. Thousands have changed to Postum as the better meal-time drink and they don't turn back. Suppose you try the change for ten days and note the result. * Theres a Reasonfor Postum Made by Postum Cereal Co.. Inc., Battle Crcdcjfkh CREATE ZONES FOR HAH INSURANCE STATE DIVIDED INTO THREE DIS TRICTS ACCORDING TO THE PROBABLE STORM DANGER Rates Revised on New Basis by State Board of Hail Commissioners; Ap plications Now Taken at Any Time During the Season, Instead of Up to June 30. The state board of hail commis sioners has divided the state into three zones and for two of the zones the rate has been reduced from what it was last year. In the first zone, where the hail danger is greatest, the rate is a little higher than for merly, according to insurance appli cation blanks issued by E. K. Bow man, chairman of the board. Prospects for the state doing a lar ger hail insurance business than be fore are good, Bowman says, even the b&nkerR, many of whom represent private hail insurance concerns, be ing willing in many cases to let the state have the business. With the law modified so that tbe state may accept applications for in surance at any time during the sea son, another barrier has been remov ed in the progress of the state plan, Bowman reports. Under the old sys tem applications could not be taken after June 20, which meant that those who wanted to take out insur ance later on would go to the private companies. Rates by Zones The old rate approximated $1.15 an acre or 91 1-2 per cent of the amount of insurance taken out. This was on grain. Now it is $1.20 for the first zone on grain and 50 cents on hay, for the counties of Fergus, Judith Basin, Meagher, Wheatland, Musselshell, Golden Valley, Sweet Grass, Stillwater, Carbon, Yellow stone and Big Horn. In the second zone the rate is $1.08 for grain and 45 cents for hay. The zone has the counties of Blaine, Phillips, Valley, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Richland, Dawson, McCone, Garfield, Treasure, Rosebud, Prairie, Custer, Powder River, Carter, Fallon, Wi baux, Daniels, Hill, Liberty, Toole. Pondera, Glacier, Teton, Lewis and Clark, Cascade, Chouteau, Gallatin, Broadwater and Park. Eighty-five cents on grain and 35 cents on hay is the rate in the third zone, which has the counties of Lin coln, Flathead, Sanders, Missoula, Mineral, Powell, Granite, Ravalli, Deer Lodge, Silver Bow, Beaverhead, Madison and Jefferson. These are all maximum rates. had served as president of the univer sity for four years. President Clapp has served in his present capacity for the last four years since the resignation of Presi dent C. H. Bowman of the school of mines. Professor Clapp was acting president of the school for a year dur ing which time Professor Bowman was on leave of absence. Upon Pre sident Bowmans resignation, Profes sor Clapp was appointed to fill the vacancy. Professor Clapp was born in Bos ton and is 38 years of age. He at tended the Boston high school and is a graduate of the Boston Institute of Technology, where he specialized in geology and mineralogy. After his graduation, Professor Clapp taught at the University of North Dakota as instructor in geology and mineralogy. He then returned to the institute of technology for his Ph. D. degree and became an In structor in the institute. Later he went to Ottawa, Canada, where he was assigned to geological and min eralogical institutions in the Cana dian Rockies by the Canadian gov ernment. He later went to the state university of Arizona, at Tucson, where he occupied the chair of pro cessor of geology. Dr. Clapp came to Butte in 1916 to succeed the late D. C. Bard as professor of geology in the Montana school of mines.