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/LéS) \ historical society of Montana, HELENA. THE CARBON COUNTY CHRONICLE V-r MONTANA'S BEST WEEKLY n -u= VOLUME 1, NUMBER 8. »2.60 PER YEAR RED LODGE, CARBON COUNTY, MONTANA, FRIDAY, MAY 9TH, 1924. Salesmanship Campaign Launched TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CASH AND PRIZES IN PAYMENT FOR SUBSCRIPTIONS Opportunity Open To Every Resident of raCbon County To Earn Big Mon ey And Share In Rich Prixe Awards —Full Details on Page Six »f This Issue— Starte Early And be One of The Winners. The Chronicle wants to find its way regularly each week into every home in Carbon County and adjacent territory. To do this we wunt to em ploy any man or woman in the county who ha« the initiative to demonstrate has the initiative to demonstrate salesmanship ability in selling the the paper, the Carbon Co. Chronicle to every county resident. In payment for this salesmanship service, the Chronicle will pay liberally accord ing to the terms outlined in Another column on this page. We believe the Chronicle to be the best weekly newspaper in Montana and for that reason we feel sure that a corps erf salesmen will have no dif ficulty in selling it to the people of this county. To secure the desired circulation, the Chronicle is not go ing to stage a subscription or popular ity contest, but is merely offering to pay for salesmanship, service and to | pay most liberally. One of the worthwhile features of j the prize awards for this work, is j the fact that there will be no losers, I as a cash commission will be paid to all active participants who fail to : receive one of the major awards. The commission alone will amply repay the salesmen for their work. This salesmanship campaign is thre fold in its scope and purpose. First it will advertise this newspaper and place it in every home in the county, it will provide the people of Car bon County with a simple method of securing the publication and it will afford our friends and readers an opportunity to profit in a big way through their spare time dur ing the next few weeks, are all potential "lacking only the opportunity to turn this natural gift into profit. You, as an individual, may have latent powers of salesmanship within you, which to heights of achievement and af fluence. Here is your opportunity to find out. salesmen We if directed may lead Without investing any money, now or later during the campaign, the energetic men and women <rf this sec tion are offered an opportunity to test their abilities in salesmanship. Experience is not necessary. All it little rightly planned requires is a and well directed effort. You will ev surprise yourself, for it will prove exceptionally easy to sell subscript ions to the Carbon County Chronicle. en Some of our renders may ask h-w the Chronicle can pay so liberally for work of thia kind. Let it be dis , , ... tinclv understood that as far as this , ... . newsparer Is concerned, this camnaurn is not a money making proposition. However, the Chronicle will be well . ; . . , . omd. Not in actual dollars andeent. b F extremebT'heavv, but there are . , , dividends that newspapers can earn other than those measured in terms of money. During the next seven weeks the names of hundreds of new subscribers will he added to the already growing list of this newspaper and the building of this fine family of readers will increase the potency of ♦his paper as an advertising med ium, a newspaper's principal source of revenue. And in addition the gen eral gf - 'd engendered and prestige gained for this paper will prove of inestimable value. The campaign will not be a long drawn out affair, but will extend period of but seven weeks. Think of the opportunity to secure a portion of awards valued at two thousand dollars for but seven weeks work, utilizing only a portion of your I TU« campaign will be more in teresting and more far reaching than any other ever undertaken in this i section of Montana. The prizes are j ver a ti: not only of groat valu«, but are in OU) COUNCIL COMPLETE WORK Mayor Whichers Administration Holds Last Meeting. Prepare Way For New Officials of City. The regular meeeting of the city council was held at the City Hall May 6 at 8 p m. Present Mayor Wicher, Aldermen Leslie, Flaherty, Youngholt er, Hicox, Whalen and Brophy and City Clerk Simmone. The report of the Police Judge, Water Tax Collector and City Treas urer for the quarter ending April 30 were read, and filed. The city Health Officer filed his quarterly report on health and sanitation conditions. Claims against the city were audited and allowed. j j of his department to the council which after discussion were adopted, Alderman Flaherty and City Attor ney Simmons reported on the Davis | Stnever Ditch project and on motion j matter was laid on the table for j further consideration, City Engineer Lay submitted plans I of Brophy, seconded by Whalen the The council passed a resolution ex tending a vote of thanks to the out : g-oing mayor, E. P. Whicher for his servicess to the city. The old coun cil then adjourned and the new coun cil was organized. THANKS To all partakers in the most pleas ant surprise given me Tuesday even ing, (May 6) my birthday anniversary, I thus extend my heartiest thanks. Where once were just discernible The ties of friendship tme, Gifts, greetings hearty, plentiful Displayed those ties anew. May we those ties hold sacred? May God His blessings girre, That—when eve once rise from the dead— 1b those same ties we'll live. A. E. KOKKOKEN. A -party of early tourists made Red "Lodge on Monday last, con-sistng of W. E. Klistrom and family claim ing their home headquarters at St. Paul. This was the familys' first, trip trip west of Minnesota surroundings. keeping with the broad and liberal lines along which the entire enter prise has been drawn. Ambition and energy are the only qualifications necessary for success. ... , . . , s hie amount of assistance, a special , . campairn dcrirtmcnt has been crea ^ and tMg dcpartlhcnt , wUl b<! un J ^ tfc> ^ nal .j . . ... 1 . ision of Mr. T. E. Butler, well known ; ^ thig s& , Uon and a nlan with *e*f<™* in newspaper cir-; ctJation vork. Mr. Butler will, dur In order to give everyone who en ters this campe, '.gn the greatest pos ing the next seven weeks devote his 1 entire time and attention to the Avork of directing the efforts and activit ies of the salesmen and sedestvomen who enter the campaign. Mr. Butler will make all necessary arrangments to permit his giving the same attont ion to out of town participants as to th ose who reside and work in the immediate vicinity of hi* office. If you want the Gardner Tourde- 1 luxe automobile; the diamond ring, the Victrola or any of the other val uable awards, make your decision to day. If possible to do so, call at the campaign office and talk to the sales manager, or call phone number nine Red Lodge and ask for Mr. Butler. If yon cannot phone or call, write and full details will be forwarded to you by return m.til. | I Your decision today may mean the first step toward success. Subscript ions may be taken as soon as you are i entered. Get into the game today and j ride In your own car on the 4th of July. POPULAR YOUNG COUPLE MARRIED SUNDAY MORNING A wedding ceremony was performed Sunday morning by Judge Newman at the home on South Hauser Avenue when Paul Bijelovkh and Milicia Ota sevich were united in marriage. Over four score intimate friends and relatives of the contracting par ties attended the feast which followed the ceremony. The couple left Red Lodge Sunday evening for their new home at Washoe with the best wishes and congratulations of their many friends. FIRE AT WASHOE DOES DAMAGE Early Morning Fire Destroys Several Buildings and Damaged Others at Washoe Fire which supposedly had its ori gin in defective wiring in the building occupied by the Washoe Store war, discovered at 2 o'clock this morning. Little opportunity was afforded to fight the blaze and a call was se it to this city for assistance. The store building, dance hall and pool hall were burned to the ground. One side of the building occupied by the postof fice was damaged considerably. E. D. Halliwill of the Luther sec tion, who recently had a sale at his place, expects to leave about May 20 for the Stillwater country where he will be employed by the forest ser vice in road construction work near Cooke City. Last Sunday afternoon, neighbors and friends of the Hall iwils gathered at the Stewart school and gave a farewell party in their honor. CHURCH OBSERVES YEARS OF SERVICE The thirty-fifth anniversary of the local Congregational Chwch was ob served Sunday last by appropriate serices with a sermon delivered by Dr. Ray Hitchcock, the vice--president off the Billings Polytechnic School and as sisted by the present pastor of the church, Reverend Guy Winston Churchill. Dr. Hitchcock's forceful Ideas his congregation moments for thought enlightened by the genuine enthusiasm in which the address was delivered. The younger members of the church were welcomed by Dr. Hitchcock at the morning children's hoar. Rend ering of inspiring music added bar-1 raony to the subject for the evening The anniversary program was con chided Monday evening with the an nual church banquet. worship. At the Teacher's examination 1 v-'-ich was held at tho Cant Hou* e ; '"-ten was nem at tno Lout mu.,e, on May 2 and 3, the following people took examinations fer second grade certificates; Large Number Teachers fake Regular RxaiUS Marcella Littlefield, Mary Wiek-i 1 ierk, El'een Castagne Diez and Sa die Helen Hitchcock of Red Lodge; R ay Jensen, Emma Dorothy Meyer, Muriel A. Graham and Margaet G.j DeH of Joliet, Sylvia Wight of Silesia; Lila Hsrtling, Bearcreek; Mrs. Lucy' Bunn and Geneva C. Swanson of Bel fry; Vieanna Marie Puhto of Fus and Arthum of Roscoe. 1 First grade examinations were givejal to Minnie Pulford of Roberts; Julia V. Koski of Fox; Katherine Larson of Golden; Myrtle Gay Henifan, Red Lodge and Elsie L. Pokarney of From berg. Examinaton for Professonal certificates by Mrs. Nellie McCarty Carman, Slesa; Martha Brynn, Wa shoe and Mary Joki Johnson of Red Lodge, | man for this territory arrived here Sunday for his regular business mis *ion, staunchly supporting the fact that Red Lodge was the livelie«t town in the state. Fred Wilfung, Libby Company sales SALESMAN FOUND JEWELS MISSING Prompt Work of Local Officials Re cover Stolen Property; Alleged Thief Locked-Up. A satchel containing »4000 worth of valuable Jewels was stolen at a resi dence on South Hauser Thursday evening. Ralph Mischieh a touring salesman in his efforts to seek lodging in a private home for the night came up on a crowd of lively jolliers who were staging a party. Upon being asked to join the merry throng frivolities continued until Mr. Mischieh sudden ly discovered the loss of his jewel satchel. An immediate search was commenced but proved futile. The finger of suspicion was pointed to a certain member of the party who had gone home before the rest had. w,a rant was sworn out Friday morn ing for his arrest which after spend In ; • n few hoars behind the bars re sulted in his confession of the theft. Chief of Police McAllister recovered the stolen property for Mr. Mischieh who declares he is none thn worse for his experience, and perhaps a trifle wiser. A LEAVITT FILES FOR Washington, May 9—If returned for a second term Congre- uman Scott Lea vitt, in atbouncing aft cam^dacy for renomination and election, this yvec-k stated that his entire time would be j devoted to serving the people of his I district and representng them in Con gress to the best of hs ability. Mon day he mailed his nominating petition to Secretary of State Stewart, which insures his name appearing on the nominating ballot stt the primary elec tions on August 217. As at the 1922 election he asks that the following words appear after his name on the ballot: "For the greatest good to (Sie great est number." In his nominating petition Mr. Lea ■vitt says: "If I am renominated and elected l| will during my term of office continue to guard the interests of those to gavej^hom the nation owes a debt of grat-| j j tude for their defense of its exist to wor k consistently and to the of my ability for the good of all | ^ people through such i ^ijjj best adanco and protect the so measures as • agricultural, business and indue trta! nee(ls of Montana and the gener | nl welfare and peace of its people; to stand for justice and for the enforce ' mertt of law end the pr e«vation of j tho9e institutions existing under the ( Corarituton ,of the United States j be everywhere so " ' 1 ' _ y he ^ r , : there. The cre ator in , îiptender infinit0 mer cy has fash j0ned a Msl of perfection, who has (which guarantee the liberties of our ■ ». h. a«»».' ^ MOTHER TRIBUTE i been instilled with the power of the sublime, the ropremo gift of corn ier) and sacrifice and a wondtous ns lasting as the boundless j past | i ovo ; heavens. /. c ^ csg the miles that may separ j nte ' as ' fr ;rl «j-.e worlds, tremendous .msternieco—Mother on the Sabbath ; that has oee n haloed ns a Day of sac j red memorie# and a day reserved in holy affection to her name, every loy son and daughter whose mother i* sleeping amind the land of tongue should perfume her presence by some divine act. Should let the obli less silence and dreamless dust I gato of every dream be a fragrant reminder of her each noble thought : and deed. Enough to let hoary haired Father Time in his never ending jour deserving, We have the only cleaning and greasing plant in Carbon County— Dewaerd*. 8tfe. ney pause to mend a broken life or an aching heart and shower her with « happ/iess and Joy which is forever LOCAL BUICK DEALER MEETING CAR DEMAND Tony Spolar, Valentine Mance and John Radosevich are recent purchas ers of 1924 Buicks, according to Har ry A. Moore, Carbon County Agent for the Buick. Mr. Moore says that a great deal of interest is being shown locally in the Buick and that many additional sales are expected in the near future. E. D. Halliwill of Lu; :r was a city visitor Monday, attending to business matters. LOCAL TEAM WINS ANNUAL MEET ' Carbon County High Has Little Dif ficulty In Winning The Honor at The Joliet Meet Saturday. The track team representing the Carbon County High School easily won the county track meet at Joliet Satur day with a total score of 75 W points. Its nearest competitor, Belfry High secured ö2'/fc points. Other county schools participating in the meet fin ished in the following order; Edgar, third; Fromberg, fourth; Hearcreek, fifth; Joliet and Roberis, sixth. Many county inter-scholastic rec ords wore broken and the meet was one of the best ever hold in Carbon County, Professor Bates of Joliet was in charge of arrangements and Professor Ulrich of Billings acted in the capacity of starter. Lawrence Peterson of Carbon High was the individual star of the meat, running up a total of 19 points and aiding materially in the victory of his school. I 1 j j MAYOR JEFFREY ASSUMES OFFICE Simmons be retained as City Attorney and Clerk, K. D. Holmgren, health and milk inspector; J. E. Gragg, fire truck driver and Roy Owens for fire New City Administration Headed by Mayor Jeffrey Takes Reigns of Lo cal Government Monday Evening. Immediately after the adjournment of the council meeting which ended the ^'hitcher administration, the reg | ular 8ession was called to order with I cit y 0n rotl cal1 members Mayor G. A. ' JeIïery: Aldermen James Leslie, W. W - Neil * on - -F- A. Sell, P . C. Hkox, G. A. Jeffery as new Mayor of our Jouu Whalen sr, and Dan S. Little, and City Attorney and Clerk H. A. Simmons wore present. With the ex ception of Alderman Whalen who was unanimously elected as president of the council, the mayor appointed the following committees. . Street and alley, Hicox, Little and Keilsoa. WatBr nnd Li » ht . Hicox. Sell. Little i Library, Little, Leslie, Whalen. Cemetery, Leslie, Little and the Mayor. Parks, Hicox, Whnlcn, tho Mayor. Police, Sell, Little, Neilson. until his removal from thia city wdl still continue to be a member of the Police Commission with Noltson end Little who will also act In this department or on the trial and ex-rning hoard. The new Library board consists of the following nominations; Mrs. R. J. Fleming for three year term, Gus. B. Foltz, three year term, Mrs. C. C. Bowlen and J. F. Brophy for one year terms. F. A. o A motion was carried that H. A. man, R. G. Martin, sexton and the Mesdames Blanche Gillen and Frances Editor Dolin of the Chronicle left Wednesday for the northern part of the state on a week's business trip. Landers for dance supervisera. Mrs. Victor Aho for special dance supervis or. Matters of passage of proper ap propriation ordinance was laid on the table until the next regular monthly meeting, May 13. ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY DOLLARS PER WEEK TO BE EARNED IN BIG CAMPAIGN Garnder Tourdrluxe Automobile— Other Valuable Awards And Cash Commissions Offered In Greatest Salesmanship Campaign Staged In Thia Section. Ever WANTED—A man or woman for position paying over »180.00 per week, requiring only part time. Apply in person at the Carbon County Chronicle office. Suppose such an ad as this appeared in the classified advertising columns of this newspaper today. Wouldn't there be a string of eager folks pour ing into this office trying to con nect with the job that offered to pay one so handsomely for only n portion of his spare time? Yet that is just about the propo sition that is being offered by the Chronicle through the Salesmanship Campaign, told of in the big display advertisement in this issue f the paper, Whoever wins the first grand award, the Gardner Tourdeluxe Au tomobile, will have earned just »180.00 per week for part time work during the next seven weeks covered by the campaign, by booming the owner of the car. This sum can be increased if the subscription salesman or saleswoman gets busy buring the early part of the campaign as. there is to be given two special prizes, totaling »160.00 which are to go to the two candidate« making the best sales records up to 10 p. m. May 31. »60.00 in merchan dise goes to Red Lodge and »100.00 in cash to the outside tcrrltority, which being more difficult to reach by sales men, is therefore given extra award for hard service. The person obtaining tho largest number of credits for subscriptions to the Carbon County Chronicle from now until July 2 will be given the superb first award. Believe me folks, it will be some joy to the winner to take a small party out in it on the Nation's Birthday—it will be a red letter Fourth of July for them this year sure. The »200,00 Diamond Ring will be given to the salesman bringing in tho second largest number of credits for the campaign and the Victrola will be given to the one who has the third largest number of credits at the dose. In addition there will be three other regular awards to he distributed to those with the lead in each of tho three sections, when the winners of the three capital awards are elimi nated by winning he Grand Prizes, Then it is possible that the Red Lodge business houses and those of other points w'iil wunt to interest themselves some what to advertise their business by giving awards themselves. Any way, there is a grand total of $2000.00 worth of awards and cash which will he distributed to Carbon County Home Folks salesman and saleswomen. No outsider can compete in this campaign. All awards will be given to those competing in the campaign according to tlie number of credits obtained, A schedule showing the number of cred its each subscription counts is printed on another page. Those who take an active interest in ! the campaign and do not win any of I the other prizes, will be paid a ten | per cent commission on every dollar ; they collect on subscriptions for the! I _ »hip ability. There are no coupons publisher! in the paper to be nought or »«id and the credits given are not transferable and cannot be bought or sold. j This is not a popularity voting con but a true test of one's salesman There is no catch to this wonder ful offer. The awards are offered to those who care to utilize their spare time in getting orders for this paper. This should be easy work, because the territory has ncer been solicited over, consequently everyone who can read is a prospect. When this big, new, bright Carbon County Chronicle is shown to your friends, they will be interested in your work and in the FINE PROGRAM AT FIELD SCHOOL Pupils of Field School Please Parents and Friends With Unusually En tertaining Program. All grades of the Field School were represented at a delightful program held in that school Friday evening, May 4 Dances, recitations, singing and pageants were well enacted by the tiny tots under the supervision of their teachers. An audience composed of parents and friends entirely filled U •Mulitorium. ✓ Following is the program: "The U. S. A. Forever." "Columbia"—Ingeic Jatmi. "States'' 'S/ | Flashman, Dorothy Miller, Edna Clare Mymer, Walter Lito, Elmer Bowlen, Melin Niemi, Annie Kovach, Forrest ■ Frank Primoich, Mary Klarieh, Mar garet Salima, Wilma Seikkula, Clara Wascherle, Vienna Aho, Irene Mal tila, Doris McDaniels, Dominica Gar vellatto, Edna Pippongor, Irene Suome, Marian Cuoto, Inga Iluvusmaa Waltham Beano, Stanley Krop, Arna Tuni, Phylis Sivan, Signa Kaippila, Hugo Kainu, Jack Bclovoidich, Ralph Levi, Willie Heino, Alex Cobbatto, ÎHzabôth Barrett, Charles Frankovich, Stephen) Basso, Matt Pollari, Willie Biuri, Elma Hie tala, William Urooks, ! Emil Tomieich and Lillian Hole, Irqne Mattlla, Doris McDaniels, Saea Rrophy, Anna Teine, Ingeie Jarvi, Irene Suame. | ''Dance" Rachel Preumula. "Chorus Edna Peppenger, Leona Hannula and CELEBRATE EVENT - | Father Cochrane performed a dou 1 hie baptismal ceremony at the ' Natali home in the afternoon of last | Sunday eight month old Aldo, the only (child of Mr. and Mrs. Constantino ♦•heir one year old son Hugo, who was attended by Mr, and Mrs. Angelo i Romiti as the childs god-parents, Î When the two wee chaps had been | baptised according to the church law, I " party of over fifty couple sat down 1 1° u banquet table banked with savory j dishes of food, cooked and flavored in the choicest form, j j ! , iM J' 111 ' competition to win and get their 01 el J or 1 e new P®P® r - Telephone Number 9 Red Lodge and get free printed matter and receipt books will be forwarded you at once. The campaign headquarters in the Mcyer-Chapman Bank Building will Natali received his baptism first with Adeline Golfl, as god-mother and Joe Bruni as god-father. Then came for ward Mr. and Mrs. John Golfi with publication. The prizes are to be awarded strictly on the work accomplished. The paign is now starting and ends July 2. It will be a short, interesting, snappy campaign. The first list of names of those enrolled will perhaps appear next week. The first thing that the reader will cam want to know is, "What To Do" and the second thing "How To Do It," Here is the sales manager's advice. "First make certain that your name or the name of your friend is on the list registered as a candidate, before the publication of tho names. This you can do by telephoning, writing calling at the campaign headquarters. Secondly, start by telling friends close at hand that or your you are be open every day except Sunday from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. Venus Chapter Number thirty-two, Order of Eastern Star are invited to Bridger on Monday eening, May 12 to attend an O. E. S. party given in honor of the Bridger Chapter's char ter members. Mrs. Anna Smalley, Grand Matron anticipates being pres ent. Various members of Venus Chap ter are arranging to nttend the party. When you think of cloaning and pressing—Think of Downarda. Stfc.