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Depart ment Phone 16 Ked the butte daily post DILLON BUREAU business office at McClures New* Depart ment Phone 54 Black TO PRESENT LAD WITH S Paddock of Bannack Res cued Two Drowning Girls Last Summer. Diilon, April 26.—Smith McKnlght Faddueli, a young high school boy and resident of Uannack, has been awarded a medal for bravery by the KuMon l'nrlno Hero commission ami Kev Humphrey of the Methodist church is now arranging a fitting presentation of the medal to the young ,1,-n hi the near future. young Paddock rescued two drown ing girl" at the risk of his own life one day last summer. A group of girls had gone out to a creek near Bannack tu batin' Not knowing tÿut the creek had list'll during the morning they stepped Into the water and being un able to swim began to sink. Young paddock, traveling along the road, saw the girls floundering in the water and ran to their rescue, saving two. Al though he made a desperate effort to e the third girl she was drowned. BY MILLION DOLLARS Dispose of 2.000,000 Pounds of Wool at Record Price for the State. Dillon. April 26.—The record for the contracting of wool was broken in Beaverhead county yesterday when over 2,000.000 pounds of wool was contracted for in less than 24 hours at 60 cents per pound. This Is not only the Ian -t amount of wool sold in one day ln I t vt head county but it is the highest j ! iff ever received in Mon tana for < « use «tuple wool. Ah n re sult of the contracts completed the slit- pimn are a million dollars richer Moi day. Senator K. O. Selway and R. E. Foster, the man of 1)111« Monday wh (an Wool« n »st manu fin the United find Pay 50 This is th** well known commission n. started things humming i they induced the Ameri M ills of Boston, the larg tiirers of woolen Roods in states, to enter this field ents per pound for wool. : ist opportunity the pro id to sell directly to the ht. Selway and Foster pot tin telephone and in less bad contracted a million T wool at 50 cents. Jack for ' I h * Hall ", • , !»«»• 1<I Co. of Boston, was and managed to con ' ime number of pounds at Practically all of the • now been disposed of of the wool is sold. There • few of the big outfits «•cuts or better. Beaver " ill produce three and a 1 "tinds of wool this sea i means $1,850,000 to the big outfits that have sold ' i & Orr, Gilbert Live Roscoe Cornell, Sel « «n.pany, Emery Keller. U.iian, George Whitworth. '■! ^on. Elza Smith, Moses thorp DILLON BRIEFS. •M'i'il 26.—C. B. Nolan was a ' in the city yesterday. \ ai ■ • went up to Butte yes o visit for a few itli l'r ids. this >f ' v art was in town yester 1 an. Utah, leaving on the ,ra '*n for Wisdom to look hing interests. "' Rife is visiting in Dillon ft« tn her ranch home on ine I-odge. il 'i | i. M'Jton left yesterday nfter IL'iimlup, after spending the [«'St s.-veral months in Dillon and In th* f Iiig Hole basin. s " ii ' Graeter and Miss Alma ! ' 1 'Tending a few days of this "«'li m Unite. n. M '■..»grove was in Butte yes uding to matters of busi Mr r ' ' Irs! . C. D. Miller left yester 1 afternoon for Portland, Ore., "Ill spend the summer "fin their son. I'-'l Johnson and little daughter vis i **' ,,l,lon yesterday from their d : Jr - I" spending a few days ' in Dillon from his home ™ .'»«divine la,dge. Ali-Kay was in town yester tf sin rtern0 ° n fr0m the Shee I> Creek h !X !l : rnme-l spent yesterday In DH ehetlfr n * * ma where he 18 the deputy •own " ,S ^ ave Metlen were in Fi.iiii, " Tl *ay afternoon from Horse °he of the well known terdny ° f s «' ent >"es ■' « the county seat attending ame In from to see Robin Hood at the They were aceom kT'ô'-r* of ''"Ntess Re I o ' and fl »mily „ U to se, |«- r twig theater. Folndev^ i,18Mfce Helen and Dorothy the n,„ " ho ,iave Ueeti visiting at rM) * borne. frön* rJii' a , lyn Coughlin was down »'•"•l. 'th^teT ROb ' n H0011 Bt ' he 4n u!\u° n f Was ln the c,ty yester Mre l T to ma, ters of business M ->tel *' U *' an<1 Mr * w O. tM'.loa Z,, ... r .*P* nt yesterday In M Rol.ln nJ , r nrted th * Performance Me, ,n Ho, -a « the Hartwig the h'otuh ebon 1 * ru, ' lpk 18 »Pending the Naae at the T ' J Murray P tv w.o h0me ,n Chicago '' a 'te is here from Missoula. LOCAL SHEEPMAN GETS FIFTY CENTS FOR WOOL J. E. Morse Sells Clip to Bos ton Firm—He Will Re ceive $112,500. Dillon, April 26.— J. E. Morse, one of the leading sheepmen of the state und one of the big woolgrowers of Beaverhead county, yesterday con tracted his large clip to J. R. Edghelll buyer for the Haloweli. Jones & Don ald Co. of Boston, receiving 60 cents a pound for his product. The clip Is not only one of the largest but one of the most desirable clips in the county, bis sheep growing a splendid quality of coarse staple wool, which is so much in demand at the present time. The ce, nti act calls for 225,000 pounds of wool, which would be considered a big clip for any one county, much less the amount from a single flock, as it will necessitate the shearing of 31,000 head of sheep. This amount of wool at 60 cents per pound means that Mr. Morse will receive »112,500 for Ills wool. Mr. Edghelll left yesterday after noon for Helena and the northern part of the state, where he will look after matters of business in regard to the wool market. There are yet a few of tlie bigger outfits that have not con tracted their clips and there still re main about u half million pounds of wool In all not sold. LOAO 200 STEERS FOR THE EASTERN MARKET Another Shipment is Sent to Butte—Animals in Prime Condition. ■ | j chased from Nay ! Dillon, April 26.—Walter White, buy er for the Butte Butchering company, yesterday loaded 75 head of beef steers at Red Rock for shipment to Butte. The steers were purchased from Can Hanson of Horse Prairie. Ben Oambron yesterday loaded 200 head of beef steers at Red Rock* for shipment to the Omaha market. The steers were pi - Brothers. On May 8 Mr. Camb will ship 17 cars of beef steers which he purchased in the Big Hole basin This bunch Includes the Jorgen Jor genson steers of the Big Hole basin which weighed out the other day at 1,431 pounds and are said to be one of the best bunches of cattle in the country. Six hundred head of the Montgom ery cattle, the tops of the Montgom ery bunch, will be shipped from Di vide Monday to Seattle by Frank b razier, buyer for Frye &. Co. CONTRACT FOR LAMBS AT A HIGH FIGURE Dillon, April 26.—It has been re ported that a bunch of 3,000 lambs v as contracted here yesterday for 11 cents a pound This is the highest price ever paid for mutton In the county, although a number of con tracts have been made at 10 and 10^ cents per pound. MAY HAVE BEEN REASON FOR CARRYING A GUN Dillon, April 26.—A foreigner, whose name cannot be spelled with every letter of the alphabet used at least ten times, was picked up yesterday by Deputy Sheriff Mooney on a charge of carrying concealed weapons. lie will be given a trial thiH week. . MANY LEAVE SCHOOL CANCEL SENIOR PLAY Dillon, April 26.—Owing to the fact that so many of the senior boys of the high school have left school either to enlist in the army of Uncle Sam or to go out on the farm to do ranch work, the senior class pi;« y . •The Rejuvena tion of Aunt Mary," has been can celled. FATHER IS ILL. Dillon, April 26 — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wesella and Mrs. Sam Freeman were cabed to Missoula yesterday on ac DOINGS OF THE DUFFS CAPTAIN, YOU'RE ALL WRONG. BY ALLMAN KP. CAP'AIY, HA'i WILBUR. BE EXCUSED p He has CT TO <jO DOWkl ToWM TO j I 1 <*er sevePAL t hiwus WhS Doh'T ' Sou 60 dowm I Fpa him and i _CET WHAT he f WARTS ? I Sou <jO PloHT UP To the captai hi, see Amo explain r 0 Him that l haue Tkd'eTvSOMeTHiwi; DowN TUWU - ASK HIM IP 1 CAAl f=! CLIVIA* THE VERS PERSoR I WAWTED Tusee f , -•— Hello wilbuR } I CAME OUT TO SEE IF I COULD DO AHN THING FOR w AS try j I can't VeTîY WELL, I captain- he wants I To GET A HAIR-CUT L - AND A SHAVE r~ £ SQUIRREL FOOD © BY AHERN Ca CReCK & CORMCAKe((ND) recause He couldn't •simghvmms and chew -Tobacco at -thé same Timê- u\?e NewYon Request his church Papers from DEACON BRUN0AÖE - THE HIGH NOTES BOTHERED LAFE WHEN He'dTlT HiS HEAD BACK CAB6A<SE CREEK QaiCHJ AlDERMmn ocopfee presents station- aaste R bill a«oilaop with a ne* Pipe - Bill had the old one chewed down so low Heb *eT cross-eyed EACH Time he'd LI6HT IT, AND OFTEN MISTOOK AN iHCCMtNC, TRAIN FOR AN OUTGOING ONÊ - r ! "m, n & m m. a CLEVELAND (OHIO) Clever bootblack demonstrates AM EFFICIENT WAY OF PRViNG TAN SHOES AFTER A SCRUBBING. - HE FIGURES Tb GETThE PUP WHEN iTs YouNG> AND FOOLISH BECAUSE THE PUP is SO INTERESTED iN THE SOUP BON EE iT forgets The duty iTé Tail is performiNG. TftHiLLfr (ENGLAND) OFFICER. KEPT DRILLING. A BUNCH OP RAW recruta So U0NG ON "LEFT ABOUT FACE * THEIR RUBBER HEELS UNSCREWEP count of the serious illness of J. P. Tallent, father of Mrs. Wesella and Mrs. Freeman. YOUNG CATTLEMAN TAKES A BRIDE Dillon, April 26.—Miss Vera Baker and Miss Helen Baker were in Dell yesterday to attend the wedding of their friend, Miss Ethel Martineil, who was married to William Knox. The wedding took place at the beauti ful ranch home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Martlnell, parents of the bride, Rev. H. G. Humphrey of this city being the of ficiating clergyman. The young peo ple were attended by' Ray Martinell aml Miss May Martinell. brother and •f the bride. Following the oniony a sumptuous wedding dinner was served. The newlyweds are now enjoying a few days' visit ln Dillon. They will leave the last of this week for their ranch home on Page creek, where the groom is engaged in the cattle busi ness. STOCK INSPECTOR HOME FROM STATE MEETING Dillon, Apri 1 26.—W. A. Lovell, state stock inspect! r, returned yesterday morning from Helena, where he at tended a state meeting of stock in spectors. He reports a good meeting. Mr. Lovell states that the law ln re gard to it being unlawful for per sons to have stray animals of any kin in their i ossession was taken up and the inspectors were Instructed to se that the law was enforced. MR. AND MRS. MAIN PAY FRIENDS VISIT Dillon, April 26. — Mr. and Mrs. Archie Main arrived yesterday after noon from Dubois, Ida., where they spent a day with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Main. Mr. Main va married in Butte last Sundav. The groom Is very well known in Dillon, where he lived for a number of years and where he has many friends. At the present time he is employed at Gregson Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Main will spend a few days with Dillon friends before lea\ ing for Gregson. where they will make their home. ENTER BUSINESS. Dillon, April 26.—A business part nership was formed this week ln which C'ele Trugillo became the partner of George E. Jewell In the blacksmithin« and horseshoeing business. RECESS FOR JURY. Dillon, April 26.—The Jury ln at tendance at this term of the district court enjoyed a day's recess yester day, the court being ahead of the cal endar. , L ... . 8topk company purchased the ranch IML TAKE PART IN BABYJELFARE WEEK Programs Prepared and Im portant Subjects Will Be Discussed. Dillon, April 2*3. Baby Welfare Week will be started ln Dillon Sunday when appropriate exercises will be held in all of the Sunday sc hools. Rev. II. G. Humphiey will preach a sermon on that subject also. On Tuesdav a joint meeting of the Shakespeare club and the Good Gov ernment club will be held in the audi torium of the city hall and the public and all of the country clubs are in vited to attend. A splendid program has been «arranged. Dr. Jacob Thorkel son will speak on the care of the n born infant. Dr. C. R. Blake will de liver an address on the care and feed ing of Infants; Dr. R. R. Rathbon» will speak on the care of children's teeth and Dr. Walker has chosen the subject of keeping children clean. The program will close with the singing of a so«o by Mrs. C. W. Scott. On Wednesday programs will be held in all of the rooms at the Normal training »( bool. Thursday a demon stration in the proper way of dressing the child "ill be given at the city hall. Friday the Baby Week will be brought to a i'lose with a social gathering at the cit> hall ln which every club In the city is Invited to participate. LOAD 12,000 SHEEP. Dillon, April 26.—The Woods Live stock company yesterday loaded 12,000 head ol sheep at Dillon for shipment to Spencer. Ida., where they will be run on their summer range. The sheep were wintered at the ranches of the Woods Livestock company ln the Rat tlesnake section. CLUB ENTERTAINED. Dillon, April 26. — The Northside Country club was entertained yester day afternoon at the home of Mrs. Julia Selway. Mrs. Pearl I. Smith gave a talk before the club on "Child Welfare." BROWNE RANCH SOLD. Dillon, April 26.—A deal was closed e*terday In which the Woods Live Joe Brow ne on Rock creek for $20.000. There are 480 acres in the place, and it w ill be used to run sheep by the Woods company. The deal was made bv Frank Hnzelbaker. LICENSED TO WED. Dillon, April 26.—Marriage licenses vere issued yesterday to Henry Hoad ley and Miss Ethel May Gill, and William Knox and Miss Ethel Mar tinell. UP AND DOWN THE STATE The city council of Livingston has passed a resolution providing for the opening of bids May 28 for the sale of a $225,000 bond issue, the proceeds to be used in defraying the cost of the construction of a municipally-owned water plant. The boats on the Flathead lake be gan this week to make their regular runs between Somers and Poison, the ice having been broken in the bay at Somers sufficiently to allow their pas sage. at Sherida a modern building being pose. elry st«>re has boon opened The town Is also to have blacksmith shop, a new or that pur orect«* Located at the very northeast cor ner of the Fort Peck reservation is found the little village of Reserve, which is rapidly developing as an Im portant trading point for farmers. While the village i roper may not have a population at the present timo of over 100 people the town has been steadily growing ever since the gov ernment held a town lot sale less than two years ago. Contracts have been awarded for the construction of another modern apart ment house Ht Great Falls. The building will be of colonial design and cost approximately $21,000. It will be known as the Scharrer apartments. A townsite has l oon laid out at R«*x ford. A largo saw mill will be built at tin? place and there in a chance of the town being made a freight terminal. A Moose 1< at Conrad, members. ilge has been iganized charter At the annual clean-up at Libby all the business houses closed and the business men, clerks and residents spent the day in an effort to beautify the town. Havre has an organization known as the Havre Home guards. It is com posed of many who for various rea sons are unable to enlist ln the army. Fairfield is to have a new Congrega tional church. The plans have been accepted and call for the expenditure of $6,000 for the church and a mod ern parsonage. Lewistown has organized a Mer chants' association. Every mercan tile business In the city is represented. The Golden Fleece lodge of the A. DEER LODGEJEWS THREW HIS MEMBERSHIP CARD INTO THE STOVE Steve Screk Declares He Was Forced to Join I. W. W. in Spokane. Deer Lodge, April 26.—In justice court yesterday John Finnegan plead ed guilty' to a disturbance « barge and was fined $10 by Judge Yaliton. Steve Screk, who had been arrested for being drunk, was allowed to go when he assured the court that be had a job waiting for 1dm and that he would guard his actions in the future. Screk gave the court an Interesting account of his experiences while in Spokane, where he was forced, to gether with his brother, by a band of I. W. W.'s to Join the order and to pay $5 membership fee. As evidence the man produced a traveling card which had been given him us receipt for his money. Before leaving Screk threw the card In the stove and said he would give up all privileges and rights in the order. MRS. HINDMAN DIES AT MILES CITY HOSPITAL Deer Lodge, April 26.—The sad news reached here yesterday of the death in Miles City Tuesday of Mrs. T. E. Hindman, who, with her hus band, had been confined In the Miles City hospital for some time from ty phoid fever The Hindmans were res idents of Deer Lodge until nbout six months ago. when they moved to ! Melstone. Mr. Hindman had been in ! the employ of the Milwaukee railway ! and has a large acquaintance. A daughter by a former marriage died in Deer Lodge about eight months ago and was buried here. Mrs. Hindman was at one time a nurse ln St. Joseph's hospital and dur ing her residence in this city won a host of friends, who will bo greatly shocked to hear of her death She is survived by her husband and daughter. ; I DISPOSE OF HOLDINGS WILL MOVE TO CANADA Deer Ixidge, April 26. Nephi Chris tofferson and Alma Christoffc-rson, who have for a number of years ranched on land north of the city, this week disposed of their Powell county holdings. Rasmus 1 nsen and sons • purchased 343an os. which they will 1 farm, an 1 40 acres w« re sold to Mrs. ! Fred Oo dar*. Th«* «•«• islderatlon for j the two sales were nr ' m id« ihlie. 1 It Is understood that the Chrfi : I j j ; largo holdings COMMANDER PAYS VISIT. Doer Lodge, April 26.-—Ivanhoe commandery, Knights Templar, was visited Tuesday evening by Henry C. Smith of Miles City, who is eminent grand commander for the state. A pleasant session at the lodge rooms was followed by a luncheon at the Hotel Deer Lodge. EMPLOYES Heer Lodge, Ai nplovos at the PATRIOTIC. HI 26 That t the city Is being »I flag was purchase, a staff and display« the building. This w«-ek a ! mounted on m the roof of' Daughter in Terrible Shape. Women bear trouble more bravely than men. They smile a nd miff« r pain uncomplainingly where a mar de mantis a doctor and nurse A. Mitchell, Bagdad. Ky. vrites: "My daughter was in terrible shape with kidney trouble. I got her to take Foley Kidney Pills and eho is com pletcly cured." Aching buck, sore muscles, stiff Joints, shooting pains in sides, rheumatic aches are Indications that the kidneys are not working prop erly. Foley Kidney Pills correct blad der troubles. Newbro Drug Co.—Adv. THE BUTTE DAILY POST POSTS YOU ON THE NEWS has lu rganized at Winna$t. The ladies of Winnett pro pose to Institute a lodge of the East ern Star ln the near future Miles City Gun club has extended an invitation to every person over 16 j years of age to join. Many women have signified their Intentions of coming members. MONTANA life HF GENERAL INTEREST Rancher Gives 80 Acres to Boys and Girls for Gardens. Glasgow, April 26. — The Boys' and Girls' Farming club here received a big boost yesterday when Henry Os terberg. a randier near here, donated 80 acres of land for the use of the young people. In addition to the land, Mr. Osterberg will donate plows and either material necessary to prépara the soil for the planting of seed. All arc united here in obtaining the great est amount of food possible. i. w Eureka has be« gram ri FOOD FRICES CLIMB. Livingston, April 26.—Food for man •and beast is higher in price in this vicinity than ever before. Hay Is be ing quoted .at $50 per ton, with no supply in sight. Flour jumped 50 «•ents per hundred yesterday. Eggs re tailed at 35 cents, the highest price ever recorded. BARTENDERS RAISED. Livingston, April 26. — Bartenders here yesterday demanded and received a 50-cent raise In pay. They "111 re ceive $4 per day after May 1. In crease In the cost of living was given as the reason for the demand. The bartenders will work eight-hour shifts instead of nine. W. STRIKE BROKEN. Helenn, Ajiril 26 —The I. W. W. strike which closed the mill of the Humber company at Eureka has been broken, according to a tele gram received here yesterday, and the mill has resumed operations. Th® Jungle camp at Fortlne Is being dis integrated and the 1. \V. \V. s are leaving the country. FORD GIVES OPINION. Iiclo April • 1 ! j 1 ttorney General jS. c\ Ford yesterda. rendered an opln ion. asked by State Treasurer H. L. 1 kart, that national banks operating in Montana are not require«! to pay the state license fee of one per cent of tho j ,otal »ft in- .»me. The tr«>asurer d^ j s ' • »! tills information in making house 1 HI 245. the famous tax law which agitated the last legislature, ef fective. Mr Ford held that the state 1ms power only to tax shares of stock ; ' n those bank's in the names of in dividual shar< holders and also to tax real «state belonging to these banks. CHAIRMAN IS NAMED. April 26.—The National Ko'/eman Connell of States or America, of whh h Mrs Phil ll|> North Moore of St. Louis. Mo., In. tnesident, an organization consisting of 27 organizations or which the Gen eral Federation of Women's eltihs Is one. has nj pointed Mrs. E. L. Houston ■ general chairman r, f the forces in Montana to register the women of the -tute for service during the war. Mrs. Houston Is asked to call .....umci! of the state presidents of nil organizations wh-.s, senior bodies aro affiliated with the national council, "hid. has an estimated membership of . ..... ...... women. Th. conference will he held here Mnv 5. ! DEER LODGE BRIEFS. r *cer Lodge, April 26 —Robert ^ gton made homestead filing T V before Flerk of the Distric t C hert Mldtlyng. N. Tv Bbtofl and Frank Monro« 'on visited friends here this w ->f. F. A. irsî of the ejer « tek to He d a meet« te council for defense. '• Harry Marcot of An* I>eer Lodge visitors on of T. Webb. of N'ew Shea, claim agei acted bus rk City a arly pi Mr. a nf the «1 Mr eek. F. Vane the Mil. bore tho ' f Mis j F. R. Tuesda soula visited friends terday. Joseph J. Davey returned to Town» «end Monday after a short visit at tho home of his mother. Mrs. M. R. Davey. V. J Bielenberg and W. I. Higgins were business visitors to Butte the first of the week. «'harles Rice of Avon was In town yesterday. Art Tr«»ut motored o\er from Ana for a short visit with conda Tnes'la friends. 'oweIs and Rex Rees arived from Rockwell City, Iowa, with their families, to look at land ln the valley.