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PHE CIRCLE BANNER CONSOLIDATION OF McCONECOUNTY PIONEER WITH PIONEER Vol. 12 No 16 CIRCLE, McCONE COUNTY, MONTANA P'RIDAY, MAY 30th 1924 70LUME 10 NIMBER 29 School Closes Successful Term Three Students Graduated From Local High School. Commence ment Last Wednesday. Class of 1924: MARGARET JOSEPHINE BOYLE WILLIAM JILES SUTTER FLOYD ELLSWORTH BERGLAND Another school year has ended, and came to a fitting close with Commencement exercises held at the high school auditorium last Wednesday evening. The auditorium was filled to capa city with students, relatives of the graduates, and friends, who greatly enjoyed the splendid program that was rendered. The> stage had been beautifully decorated for the occasion. This was the third time that the Circle High has sent forth graduates this time three of them. Next year there will be probably a dozen. The speaker of the evening was Rev. C. M. Donaldson, pastor of the Methodist church at Glendive, who proved to be a speaker of excep tional abilty, and delivered a mes sage that was worth hearing, giv ing many illustrations to show the urgent need of the boys and girls in these times, more than ever, to acquire an education. He impressed the graduates with the fact that ( mm 1; Circle school building where com mencement exercises were held while they were now departing from high school, they were merely starting in IJfe'^3 school and urged them to cùhtlntrè on A, college If possible. All three of the graduates deliv ered speeches that were well pre sented. Floyd Bergland had the honor of being the valedictorian, be ing the first time in the local school that this has gone to a boy. The Girls Glee Club sang a couple of beautiful numbers, and Messrs. James and Winn played a few musi cal numbers, that were greatly en joyed. Prof.' Baldwin handed out the scholastic medals, those receiving them were: Freda and Edith Mahl stedt and Wlson Brown. He also gave the graduates their scholar ships. G. R. Taylor, (chairman of the board handed the graduates their diplomas. Joe Vest of Brockway bought a Ford touring car from the Sutter Motor Company Wednesday. McCONE COUNTY FAIR WILL BE HELD SEPTEMBER 19—20th The date for the annual McCone County Fair has already been de cided upon by the fair board, and will be held at Circle on Friday and Saturday, September 19th, and 20th. It is planned to make this year's fair just a little bit better than the last one, and that was a good one. There will be a liberal list of prizes, well worth trying for. So keep the fair in mind and start even now to plan something for exhibit. The fair board expects to have a meeting in the near future to take up some matters pertaining to the coming fair. WEDDING BELLS Mr. John Saxburg and Miss Bessie Wilhelm were united in marriage on May 17th at the home of F. C. Massar. Rev. C. W. Loomis, Pastor of the First United Brethren Church of Circle, officiated at the happy wedding and Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Massar were the witnesses. The young couple have a host of friends who will join with the Ban ner in extending hearty congratula tions. nu ONE ELEVEN cigarettes i m fi z: "S' % & ■P O •A S A EMORI & 8 o SCHOOL REPORTER Semesters Semester examinations were held this week the last week of school. Oh, the sad faces when the grades came out! For the first time in the history of this school some of the students were exempted. Standard tests were given in Algebra, Chem istry and Geometry. Sunday night Rev. Loomis deliv ered a very interesting Baccalaure ate sermon at the high school audi torium. The sermon was well at tended. Picnic The high school and Grammar Grades went on their annua. s..i„ . picnic Wednesday. This year they went to Anderson's Grove about about seven miles southwest of Circle. The primary and interme diate, rooms went near the Rorvik place on Redwater. It has been decided by the faculty that a small metal "C" shall be awarded henceforth for scholastic honors. Felt "C's" are given as athletic awards and metal C's will be the scholastic award instead of the pins which have been awarded the last two years. Medals Give 11 Out Last Monday afternoon just before four o'clock Mr. Baldwin gave out the medals to those boys who won them at the Roundup. Three of the boys. Lloyd Decker, An - ätffÖ ly, and Dale Williamson are to re ceive track letters.The letters wer^ sent for Monday and it is hoped that they will be received here before school is out. In order to get a letter the men had to receive a first and second place at either of the track meets. muh State Superintendent May Trum per visited the Circle schools Wed nesday forenoon. In the afternoon she visited the Brockway schools. Alice Millspaugh earned a medal in typewriting, having wrtten forty one words n the May Underwood Speed Test. Recital Well Attended The recital given a week ago last Friday night by Mr. James and his music ptudents was well attended by the town people and many of the country people. The recital by itself proved that the students have all benefitted by the lessons they have taken during the last year. Senior Essays The Seniors are the busiest they have been all year. They are pre paring their orations to be given the night of Commencement. The speakers and ther respective topics are as follows: Margaret Boyle, "General Banking"; William Sutter, "The Iron Age"; and Floyd Berg land, "Chemistry and Its Relation to Man". Music Mem°ry Contest Mr. James gave a music memory contest last Tuesday morning. The of twelve classical and Vara Lytle tied for first and second place, each having recognized and named all twelve. Wilson Brown came third with 11, and. Irene Haf dahl fourth with 9 correct answers. Mr. James gave Frances and Vara seventy-five cents each and Wilson and Irene twenty-five cents each. The following selections were played La. Cinquantaine .... Gabriel-Mrrie Poldini test consisted «elections. Frances Robson Dancing Doll La Paloma . Yrad ier Hungarian Dance No. 5.... Brahms Quartet from "Rigoletto" ... Verdi Hau.ier Cradle S'ong Flower Sonf Grand March from "Aida" V< - di raumerei Serenata Sextette from "Lucia" . ..Donlzrtta Orientale Lan go Schumann Moszkow ;ki Cul Corned Beef a n d Cabb a ge ;Roma n ce At last! Mr. James lias been in decided as to what name to give to hlsreil oh-Ford production, but now the difficulty has been solved. W ek ago Saturday at seven o'clock a. m. Mr. James, accompanied hv Amhr >so Lloyd and sever-al gallons of hl-i "st gasoline started for Terry to attend the track meet. The presented by Mr. Vance taking Mr. Bair to Terry plane. Mr. Vance stated plane could not carry both the lit test and Mr. Bair—no. let me soe oh, yes, I believe he said something (Continued on page S) hi-test who was vas via >nr that (lie • In Memory of Men Like These—Memorial Day i T fir ù ù I % ù Ù y- ' ; < O'. ☆ Û % I; <r> & 'M y fis jtef fir û ù ■msmmmmwmmmm -, 4 :? m ■i * A ill ■■ I Ä i i ■ r : W—V, I / % j: v i ! I i ! 1 ; m, : i : I / ' : : m m 1 0 a 6 V 4 : 8 I iM 1®$ : A»;; ; iJ i «aa*»s»*»ss5äW»w«. , Veterans both— of two great wars; one that divided and united a nation; one that divided and yet may lead to uniting the civilized world. And to honor the comrades of these heroes—Memorial Day. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Loudon, Sunday morning May 25th, mother and littlo dau ghter doin'# nicely. Dr. was in attendance. Hanbidge Commissioner's Proceedings i Report of business transacted at April meeting. Amt, Amt, Disal Allowed lowed Claim Issued For Name No. y (Continued) Road Fu^d Claims Numbered 2017 to 2027 Inclusive 2017 Cook & Robinson, 60.00 129.00 106.0U 5.50 20.50 10.00 31.90 60.00 21.00 33.00 .Road Work . .Road Work . .Road Work . •— Inspecting Roads —■ inspecting Roads -Drayage . —• Drayage . .Road Wofk . .Road Work . •— Road Work ......... Road Work . Po°r Claims Numbered 483 to 491 n c | us |ve Care of Poor . 2018 Dennis Georgy 2019 G'orley, C. H. . 4 Horsford, Thomas 2021 Lindh, Rober§ ... 2022 Malcom, J. N. .. 2023 Munz, J. G . 2024 Marshall, Wilbur 2025 Parsley, Jasper ... 2026 Vejtasa, John . 2027 Wheeler, Frank . 20 7.50 25.00 40.00 483 Cooper, Mrs. George .. 484 Dawson County . 485 Fraser, Donald . 486 Gabel Frank . 487 Horsford, Thomas . 488 Keeling. L. B.,. 489 Loudon, Mrs. C. B. 490 Overton, J. B. 491 Sheridan County, N. Dak... Bridge Claims Numbered 298 to 298 Clark, Herman ... 299 Pipal, William .. 300 Pogue, R. J. 6.00 Care of Poor . Mdse, for Poor .. March Assistance Investigation . March Assistance . March Assistance March Assistance Care of Poor . 300 inclusive 48.15 15.00 15.50 15.00 35.00 15.00 133.73 24.00 14.45 82.77 Drayage .. Bridge Work . Drayage . Contingent Claims . Numbered 1339 to 1358 Inclusive Lindh, Robert h . Services as Comm Rhoads, Delbert . Services as Comm. 32.00 Bauer, Cora M. March Salary 125.00 Campbell C. F . March Salary 150.00 Darbv, Harry J. March Salary 73.33 Davis, Floyd .March Salary 166.66 Dawe, Jesse F . March Salary 150.00 Hoover, Homer A. Marçh Salary *■■■■ 62.o0 Hoover, Cleo . March Salary 123.75 King. Otto A. March Salary 150.00 Kendig. J. J. March Salary laO.OO Martinsen, A. March Salary Markcl W W. ...March Salary . 137.oO McCugh, Pearl' !. March Salary 84.34 Rorvik. Alice .March Salary llo.OO Reynolds. John M^cji Salary 90.00 Secora R J.March Salary 137.50 March Salary . 137.50 68.75 43.68 35.00 1.139 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 1350 1361 1352 1353 1354 1355 1356 1357 1358 M°thers Pe n sion Fund Claims I : ; j G. R.. Matilda . aylor, Kirchner, hompson, A. L. ...March Salary . March Salary . Mum bered 117 to 119 Inclusive 50.00 . March Assistance Tax Refund . -March Assistance . 35.00 117 Boy uni, Gudrun 118 Farmer, A. C. 119 Walton, Jessie M. Sinking Fu n d Claim No. 1 1. . Kendig, J. J. 3.00 'R(9istercd Warrants 6516.76 CHAIRMAN, i Tiie board at this time having coni board adjourned, pleted the auditing of claims and ,lie motion the i business before them, on Pete Jacobson has again taken charge of the Rawlelgh agency for this county and is doing a nice busli nes». nioned to serve on the jury tor ihe term of district court, which starts here on June 16th. Carsten Voila, Circle Hans P. Peterson, Riverside Jay Lunde, Vida Matt Laubach, Horse Creek Herman Arnt, Wolf Point Paul W. Fay, Vida L. A. Carpenter Vida Albert Luckey, Frazer Amos Shrader, Prairie Elk A. L. Mendenhall, Paris Frank Whltmus, Hamblin H. A. Jensen, Circle B. J. Peterson. Nickwall Sam Olson, Circle L. H. Keeling, Wolf Point C. A. Buxton, Sand Creek. Lars Peterson, Wolf Point Frank H. Nerud, Circle John Bue, Circle Peter Lukin, Weldon A. Kuehne, Riverside Oscar Solhaug, Bonin Wm. Bailey. Vida y John Carlspn, Riverside Mark Philpot, Brockway William Krupke, Circle Wayne Warfield, Circle Ellas Rorvik, Watkins, Arthur H. Rounds, Frazer C. Olson, Riverside, Albert Hubert, Vida C. R. Casterline, Vida John Nagle, Circle Elmer Olson, Wolf Point Henry L. Goodwin, Frazer John Miller, Circle A. M. Hubbard, Poplar James Lemieux, Riverside L. A. Styer, Vida Earl Ciingingsmlth, Riverside Ed. Bell, Wolf Point Louis F. Maves, Brockway J. V. Jessup, Pattonhill, Earl Wise, Vida Amos M. Jacobs, Paxton JURORS CALLED FOR JUNE TERM OF COURT The following men have been sum SPLENDID RECITAL The music recital given last S urday evening by Miss Alta LaRowe and Mr. James, was a real treat to lovers of music. Both are muscians of exceptional ability Miss LaRowe at has a very beautiful when it comes to tickling the piano Mr. James is considered among the very best in tho northwest. The recital was greatly apprecia ted by those present. voice, and EIGHTY—BUT GOING STRONG J. W. Bishop of Hamblin vicinity was in town the first of the week. Mr. Bishop is ono of our sturdy old settlers and. altho a man of eighty year», has all alone put in a crop ag gregating 200 acres, 40 which has been broken this spring. Mr. Bishop is hale and hearty and the way he moves around would make a good many of our forty year youngsters hustle to keep pace with him. Everybody is hoping Mr,Bish op will realize a bumper crop. —Wolf Point Herald acres of HAVE PLANTED 100 ACRES CORN Lenz Brothers from down Rod water report having one hundred acres planted to corn this year. The Lenz Bros, always carry away some of the prizes for corn at the fairs In the fail, and with favorable season ^expect to make another fine showing this year also. PRIMARY VOTE VERY LIGHT Less than four hundred voters turned out at the Presidential pri maries in this county last Tuesday, or only 25 percent of the registered voters. As the Banner goes to press the returns are being can vased by the board, and returns are not to be had. Justices of the Peace L. B. Keel- ! ing and H. E. Sommars from up north end, and county clerk Jesse F. Dawe.comprise the canvasing board. Hannah Henscn, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Henson who re side south of Circle, had the mis fortune while riding horseback one day last week, to have the horse fall with her and in the accident the girls loft collarbone was broken. Sunday had planned to have its annual pic nie last Sunday at the Slme Grove down Redwater. but- it rained. A few of the families gathered at the church basement for dinner just the same. Contractor Langley has The Lutheran School had a crew of men busy this week, pelt ing the finishing touches to the courthouse basement. The ing is being plastered on the exter ior. it being to cold to finish this work last fall. build Ï HISTORIC BELL HANGS British War Ship on Lake Erie in War of 1812 Taken From The Libby Episcopal congregation Is having n spire and belfry afldeà to the church, and the belfry will house an historic bell. This bell was taken from a British man-of-war on Lake Erie in 1812. It fell into the family of Archdeacon Hooker of Montana, and was used for several generations as a farm hell on the old homestead in New York by the Hooker family. , Ahouth two years ago a brother of archdeacon visited the old home ; st and on leaving sent the bell to j the archdeacon in Montana wdth the request that it be given to some Mon tana church. Accordingly it was pre ] sented to the Libby church, which has ; thus come into possession of a relic of considerable value and historic !n I terest. Butte Court Shot Up John O'Leary, defendant in an al , leged bootlegging charge in federal i court, fired 12 shots in theyVrowded at Butte, May 21, when j called for sentence. Using two guns, ; he appeared to shoot without any .par ticular aim. wild. He used the twelfth on hinjse^f, inflicting a wound in the head^vvnlch will probably prove fatal. Federal Officer Nick Bingham, who was sitting close to O'Leaty, grappled with the gun-wielder and/i.t after Bingham had floored him that OTifiajy shot himself in the head, the'btmet entering the back of the head and causing a fractured skull. "You fellows had better move e"t." O'Leary said to those funding him before he began fjrlng. î obeyed. Judge Chafes N. Pra; mained seated and, coipposed duj.ng the shooting. Couj^ was adjourned f?r the day. O'Leary lç n nativa'of^Butte. Frier > claim financial re'feçsies had unbal anced his mimpŸecenÜy. He is griev efthe Cfteat Northern nil parents are ln > Los ' r Ang f, ' tJ s. Part of Lake Closed to Fishing Considerable of the eastern section of Georgetown lake will be Closed to fishermen during the coming season, according to notices posted^,along 'he lake by Deputy Game Warden Me. Caf forty. provide for propagation of a s cient number of fish to keep Ge< ' '° town hatchery working at oapac.,y courtroom The first 11 shots'wefit P re r, e man f y. WX\ This action was taker to "T next season. Accord in g to the notices posted by the deputy game warden, all of the east shore of the lake, beginning al^ posted Viotice west of the rnou.th^of Stuart Mill bay, also one-half 'tpile north and south of the mouth of Flint creek and 900 feet off shore will be closed to followers of Izak Walton, Neither will there be fishing In Stuart Mill creek or bay, or Mill creek, as these waters are closed permanently, a Dam Breaks At Milltown Damage estimated at $100,000 was •aused when the diversion dam below the big dam of the power plant at Milltown broke untfer the pressure of the river waters. The break will In no way affect the big power dam in the river, oir the ser vice of the Missoula Light & Water company, it was said. Durimr the high water seasons the water in the river is higher than the discharge of the arbitres and the dam was built to v> ,11 ojiy the river water from the channel for the discharge from the turbine»!. After the break occurred the gates of the main dam were opened and there was a tiotyreahle difference in the height of ^he water above. Modem Camp at Deer Lodge Tol)r ^ viaitlng til0 Dee r Lodge ,, , - _ . ,vm find , and conveniences had in their homes, the new features adü> d is n telephone. To meet the needs of th women travelers, electric irons and standard size hoards were put in the An automobile washing rest room, machine has been set up near the river hank. Travelers find on their arrival here, a grassy plot shaded with many trees and bushes» on whiteh to make their camps. Tn addition there are five hj;iek ob'oking stoves, a large sup ply of (Uw wood and plenty of hot and cold water. Convicts Escape from Prison Farm Equipped with n rifle, two pound? of ammunition and 25 pounds of pro visions. two convicts escaped early May 20 from the state prison farm at Deer Dodge. Both men were serv ing identical sentences for grand lar ceny and had been in prison the same length of time. They are C. C. Mereer, sentenced in AVtbaux county to from four to eight and George Palmer. Yellowstone ermmy, four to e!g' r years.