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Ml INTEREST Itle Shipments From Mon tana Greater by 66 Per Cent Than in 1916. ftflena, Nov. 12.—According to fig urai given out yesterday by W. D. Ra|Boml. secretary of the state live W board, cattle shipments from lie during the fall months have y exceeded the shipments In 1916 ing the same period. The increase •bout 66 per cent, cause of the high price of hay <men are anxious to get rid of • stock. Twice as many cows and L times as many calves were dis uted to eastern markets. In Scp and October 112, lîî»8 head were Ipped to the Chicago market alone. IEETINO IS CANCELLED. iDi.zeman, Nov. 12. Because of the &id»mic of scarlet fever in Helena |Js year the meeting of the Montana ate Teachers' association scheduled }i the three days preceding Tlianks ving. in that city, has been called off ; decided yesterday by the executive ^mmitti-e of the association. The of meeting will be decided today. COUNTY TAKES ACTION. lup. No llo . 12.—Threats alleged have been made by I. W. W. and ! man sympathizers to destroy the ir main elevators here caused the inty commissioners to take action turday. A night watchman will n-ol the elevator district and will be the unty. BUILDING QUARANTINED. '.ozeman, Nov. 12. - Two eases riet fever in the Y. M. C. A. build caused ihe quarantine of that Iding yesterday. A house has been .mod where the two young men I be cared for. After proper fumi ■1 the quarantine will be lifted. CHECK INCREASED |Wil ! Bo Paid at Rate of $25 a Month Instead of $36 Quarterly. idow i en sh« Montana receives li I Lit I i at the I Oil. 6 . vill b r next ck on Dec. 4. the $36 she has been her quarterly installment of $12 a month she t ; f«>r a new amount cal< rate of $2. r > a month fr h .t large majority of instances th will lie tile first notice the pension« wi have that lier pension has bee inn. <*d without any effort» on h« pari to $2i» per month. Tl increases are being made aut« m: liv without any applications b« ira I. In this connection an Intel cMiüL -tory is told of how the pensif cli for the Nov. 4 payment in nu i er of states, which had been me ' ut at the usual pension rates w. recalled at the eleventh hou aftei tigress had raised the pension •*f th. widows, and were rewitten ns !■ substitute the new amounts 1 m n a rate of $25 per month. This lot "f swift clerical work vl h demonstrated the efficient th. I . union bureau and as a result f • v pension check that goes out h« I T rtb will convey to the pen f*i<in«-r the full amount coming to he und. r the new rate. ( bi. .f the last acts of the recent 8fs mn lt f congress wan to increase ' per month the pensions of all will, u s of soldiers and sailors w Kl! I in the Civil war, the Spanis An;. • m wa r and the Philippine I sun» lion, so that the pensions tD . widows will conform to the rate eM iished for widows of soldiers and "f the war with Germany. T un age of the widow Is not consid err, l Die youngest widow receiving *h aie amount as the oldest and all h* ' nut on the $25 a month basis • "ldl> enough <*ongress. In its haste, .. ......ked the widows of soldiers and *■' s "f the Mexican war, of soldiers l ' Indian wars and of soldiers and of the regular army and navy ff -' •'lishments. hut it is believe! that th'- obvious inequality will be iccti fi'.1 when congress reconvenes by nn fuiu miment placing all of those widows on the same basis. As the legislation r ' u 'tonds the increase will amount to ^ t $27.000,000 a year. BONE DRY. tell us that since the federal Utw 'vent into effect in Kansas it is s«» (lr - | n that state that the fish are Pi "wing toe nails. PATIENT. ïh. i.-h \ w fi n( j a practice very slow, m f° r young Dr. Gaiter, or ho i s hopeful, and I know is a patient waiter. Saving the Wheat is funwKen a feller Post caivhave Toasties , "ÔBôêêu (Hade of ComT r Business Depart ment Phone THE BUTTE DAILY POST DILLON BUREAU A News Depart ment Phone 29-J V Business Office at Corner Cigar Store, Montani and Bannack Streets 54 BlackJ BENNETT NUIS GUILTY TO C UBE OF FORGERY Collapses After Reaching Jail. Says He Will Serve Time Like a Man. Dillon, Nov. 12. — Nerve-wracked from feigning insanity for five months and weak from a five-week starvation strike, T. M. Bennett took his sen tence of from five to ten years in the state prison on a charge of forgery. When the man reached his cell in the lounty jail he collapsed from nervous exhaustion. Bennett was arrested hist June on charge of forgery. While under the influence of liquor he signed his name »rthless piece of paper soon fter he had left the Boise prison, where he served a sentence for a sim ilar offense. Upon being arrested here Bennett immediately began to feign insanity. So complete was his impersonation of an insane man that baffled doctors who examined him and his own attorney believed him to be crazy. Bennett kept the masquerade up for five months and once weakened. Five weeks ago he went on a starvation diet and from that time up to his trial he did not take nourishment of any kind. When brought into court last Tuesday morn ing he threw a fit and his faking was good that court was adjourned until • could be brought to. After the trial had begun ihe Judge halted thi proceedings and ordered that Bennett be tried by a jury for his sanity. This was done and a ver diet was if ntlered that the man was sane Bonn ett then plead« d guilty to the charge i»f feigning insa nity ami of forging th«* check. He i eceived his sentenc«- in a cool manner Yesterday Benn«-tt said: "I am on tlie verge of a nervous « o [lapse from my live m mths' masquer iding as a office man and from the live weeks I without food. I have fooled >ody but those in the sheriff's but 1 could not get by them. I to thank the sheriff and his men for their treatment of me. They have no right in every way and I bear no malice toward the court of ficials. They did their duty and now it is up to me to go to Deer Lodge and my like MISS AYER TELLS OF SCHOOL CONDITIONS Dillon, Nov. 12.—A meeting was held In Dillon yesterday afternoon at the mal training school at which Miss Adelaide- Ayer, state rural .school In spector, was the principal speaker. s Ayer spoke on rural school con ditions and many teachers and patrons from out of town were present to hear the talk. IS GIVEN TWO YEARS FOR STEALING WOOL Dillon. Nov. 12.—Barney Mullin was yesterday given a sentence of from one to two years in the state prison on a charge of grand larceny. Mullins was accused of stealing some wool from a box car at Daly's belonging to Ben and Barley Dansie. DILLON BRIEFS. Dillon, Nov. 12.—George Webber in town yesterday vas Br> Jackson, ■iistered at the Pocatello, i Butte visitor Motion yesterday fr« 1. W. Hawkins wo in the city yesterday. Miss Marian Fergus is spending the week-end in Butte. H«*ftVy Dowling was down from Dell yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Tom Hawkins and children of Armstead are visiting in the city. Miss Kvalyn Cochran «>f Dell erent Saturday and Sunday in Dillon. Mrs. F.ph Stoller and small daughter are spending a few «lay s of this week in Butte. L. E Brainard was down from Lima Saturday afternoon to attend to mat tors of business. Mrs. W. J. Turner of Red Rock spent yesterday in Dillon visiting with friends. Dave Neelan of Blaekfoot. Ida., was shaking hands with Dillon friends last Saturday afternoon. Col. Alf Decker was in town from Armstead yesterday afternoon. Mrs. W. W. Shepard returned Satur iy evening from a visit in Butte. Mrs. Jensen has returned to Dillon Butte. DOINGS OF THE DUFFS WITH TERRA FIRMA TWO MILES BELOW, üær BY ALLMAN D«0 1 UM DCP-STAN t> S 00 RKMT, THAT Xou 1 HAVB bee»« up betöre?] this is the tirst Time i ever. Drove owe i— 5AN Soomgmam, I Made I xmS, i might a SPECIAL TRIP our HERE take YOU UP . tup hope OP i l BomV SEE am wrrH the hope O'- apoomd übttim A R't> E J* —I here »k.ht AEROPLANE -TWMK THERE 1 L_-L/-—-* IS AMS CHANCE FOR. i A __ me ? î ——■— Jf COURSE wve ©EE«J UP ONE OF THESE PLANE.S BEFORE ? ~— zWfs (MO OR- I lioe. VtMF.S r three times Bur, r~A NES V 4A 'A .< -m » a /A m m.h TO COMMENCE ORIYE FOB Y. M. C, 1. FUNDS Tom Davis to Speak at Three Meetings in Dillon Tomorrow. Dillon, Nov. head's big dri M. C. A Tin Tomorrow Beaver roise $2,000 for the fund will begin, ill bo held in Dillon, is will be the princi pe meetings at which Tom E pal speaker. The first meeting is for the high school pupils and will take place in the high school uudiloriuin at 10:10 o'clock. The parents of the pupils and any others interested are cordially in vited to attend. The next meeting is scheduled for the Training school at which Mr. Davis will speak at 11:30 o'clock. The public is also invited to attend. Tin' last meeting of the day will be the businessmen's luncheon, which will be held at the Metlen hotel at 12:30 o'clock. All the businessmen of the city uro invited to attend. Mr. Davis will tell of the work be ing done at American I^akc for the boys by the Y. M. C. A. and the neces sity of helping the Y. M. C. A. projects among the allies. Considerable interest is being mani fested by the local residents, and there is every indication that Beaverhead county will greatly oversubscribe the amount allotted, as has been done here ip all the campaigns for the sa Liberty bonds and Red Cross script ions. SIX MORE LEAVE TO JOIN THE ENGINEERS Dillon, Nov. 12. Last Saturday aft ernoon Dillon sent six more young men to Missoula, where they will join the Twentieth engineers. The men hav enlisted in the United States army, joining the forestry battalion. The young men who left arc George Mills, George Miller, Isaac Telor, Ben Stan sell. .Tames Douglas and Charles Leroy Randall. Eighty-six young men from Dillon have enlisted in the Twentieth er rs since war began with Germa TO DECORATE THE ' Ribbon as Badge of Honor Montana Men Injured in France. Special to the Post. Washington, D. C. Nov. 12.—Every Montana soldier in France who sus tains wounds in action will he deco rated with a ribbon to be worn on his right breast as a badge of honor. The war department lias sen* to commanding officers regulations re garding the distribution of ribbons to wounded men, providing that one rib bon shall he given for each woun«T sustained in action, except that only ore ribbon shall be given if a soldier is wounded twice on the same day. In reporting the bestowal of ribbons, the commanding officer will make a separate report showing how each in dividual was wounded and this data wi 1 ! form part of the soldier's record. No detail in caring for the men who may suffer the agonies of war is be ing overlooked by the war depart ment For instance, complete plans have been made to care f«»r the sol diers of Montana and other states whose minds may not be able to bear the strain of the battle front. Tn orders just Issued the war de pj rtme-nt outlines the plan that will he ru tried out In caring for men driven insane by shell shock in the fighting line in France. Experience with the allies has shown that many minds break down under the terrific vith n fety insane patients who can bo left to private treatment will be discharged and sent h<une to families and ft ien«ls. if abb» to r. reive them Insane patients not thus provided for will be sent to the government h< si ital for the Insane at Wasbinpt n. provided the disability is Incurred In line of tluty. Soldiers stricken with fnsanitv un .v' ;,™":,,', no, con»«,,cro,l .n line of fluty will ho return«! to InMi tu.io in their own states r Adver tising rates on appll | THE BUTTE DAILY POST DEER LODGE cation. V [j B U R E A U orfle* Boom 2 Kloin sehmidt Block SCHEDULE ARRANGED FOR County Superintendent An nounces Meetings for Par ents and Teachers. Deer I^odge, Nov. J2. rural school inspector Lu is to be in Powell countj iding to let to be impossible all schools in days, meetings different parts s and teachers, ave been ar Nov. 23 Inclusive, ; Which have been *»< County Superint- t Coughlin. As it \\ for Miss Ayer t<> the district in th« are being arranged of the county for pti The following dates have lie ranged : Nov. 19, a meeting in the school from 10 o'clock a. m. t« for the teachers of districts N 12, 19 and 29. Nov. 19, a meeting in the Elliston school from 3 o'clock in the afternoon to 6 o'clock, for parents and teachers of districts Nos. 27 and 38. Nov. 20, a meeting in the Strickland school at Race Tr in the afternoon ur and teachers of «I 17 and 21. 12:30. s. 3, 4, k from 1:30 o'clock til 4:30, for parents No 21, a me. school from 9:4f. o', p. m., for parent i tricts Nos. 8, 20 . ' teacher d 28. of dis hc Gold Creek ick to 5:30 s and parents 5 and 33. the llelmville to 4 : 30 o'clock achers of dis 31, 37 and 41. the Ovando and teachers of dis 11, 18, 42 and 48. from 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon until 4:30 o'clock. large a _rs, and pupils will Nov. 21, a meeting in school from 2:30 o'cl o'clock p. nx. for b ach* of districts Nos. 2 \ 2-1, Nov. 22, a nutetiug in school from 1:30 o'. !<>c|< p. m., for parer» v id t. tricts Nos. 9, 1-b l' 23. Nov. 23, a meeting it school for i It is hoped will he at all n be dismissed f ernoon, as the . enoo Nft RED CROSS WILL MAKE SHIPMENT ON NOV. 15 Deer Lodge Lodge chapter Cross has gi\' to make its fi articles Nov. knitting for t quested to î ' tides as l 1 rooms by Wed tv iblc 4ov. 12.—The Deer the American Red otlce that it desires shipment of knitted All who have been Red Cross are re many completed ar te» l lie Red Cross lay, Nov. 14. foriTALKS ON CONSERVATION OF FAT FOR FOODSTUFFS Deer Lodge. N«»v. 12—The members of the Arts an«l Grafts society of the Woman's club were entertained at the home of Mrs. M. W. Trask last Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Trask gave a short talk on the conservation of fats for foodstuffs. She also gave a demonstration of nn economical but very gooil recipe for doughnuts. At the «lose of the meeting the hostess served coffee and doughnuts. ; f ABANDON CONSTRUCTION. Deer Lodge, Nov. 12.—Construction work upon the new St. Joseph's hos pital building which is being erected by the Sisters «>f Charity has been abandoned until next April, the diffi culty in obtaining pr«>mpt shipments of material and the impossibility of se curing labor being the principal rea sons fi»r the delay. THE CHAMPION TIGHTWAD. The Champion Tightwad w-as devis ing ways and means to save a penny. He had a bright idea. He walked into a backy ard garden where a man was hoeing, and he pointed to a small greon baby cucumber on a vine. "T II give you a penny for that little cucumber,'' said the Champion Tight wad. "All right," said the man, os he ac . opted the penny. And now I am going to ask a small i of npion said the Cha "Will you grant it?" replied the man. "YVhnt is i ————--~ * JHE BUTTE DAILY POST j pQSTS YOU ON THE NEWS "Just let that cucumber stay on the vine for a month or two," said the Fhampfon Tightwad, "and T will call nn«l get it when it is as large as it will grow." (TRUSTY IMBIBES TOO FREELY AND DESERTS Hubert Carriveau Makes His Escape to Anaconda—Is Brought Back. Dee No ided tion 12.— Hubert Carri-I it the county jail, do te Thursday evening j nt to the railway sta nd. At the station he met some old friends, and after im bibing from their bottle, came to the conclusion that he was tired of jail life an«J went to a deserted cabin I where he spent the night. The following morning he made his I way to Anaconda. There he was lo cated Saturday morning with his! brother, and was held at the Anacon- J da jail until Sheriff Mullen and | Deputy Trout went after him and machine. PACKAGES SENT BY RED CROSS CHAPTER Doer Lodge, Nov. 12. The local Red Cross chapter on Saturday sent out 50 Christmas packages to the American soldiers in France. The packages were of liberal proportions and were mad»* up in accordance with instructions re ceived from national headuarters, con taining various good things to cat. ar ticles of clothing, smoking materials and other little luxuries which the men would otherwise be denied tills year. The expense for making up the packages Is to be made up entirely through voluntary' donations and boxes for this purpose will be place<l in th«* postoffice, hotels and banks. SEVERAL ATTEND ATHLETIC SHOW AT ANACONDA i*r Lodge, Lodgers Saturda; Nov. 12.—A num ittended the entf evening in the CO nda Margarr theater, given in li«*n«>r «•f th** boys o the First ••»upnm . \\ ashington ichl artillery. for the bf n«*lit of the mess fund. All of th«m r< port a very fine entertainn Mil. Ill»' gl ove exhibit!« ns and bayonet thrust drills being especially n esting. During the pro; ing Col. T«»m McTagi ind inter of speak is called u address pplauded. KNITTER'S FÄCE IS NEW AILMENT CAUSED M IN AH i - Expert Declares Disease is Nervous Disorder. But Contagious. t .— K uling Hi alarming rapidltj du condM »1 a virtual epidemic a. few months ago, San Francisco. Nov. t —"Knitt Face" is spreading among San Ph cisco women w stress of wart nted to cause malady which, feste«! itself with extreme rarity. Knitter's Face or "Fies," as it is often known, is marked in the earlier stages, say local physicians, by a constant mov ing of the lips as In counting, and a quick movement «»f the fingers, as if the victim wore busily engaged in unraveling threads from a pi«x*e of cloth. Later the sufferer fulls into a deep state of seeming con centration ami accompanying absent mindedness. Her face becomes set in stern lines, with the mouth drawn and ©yea narrowed as though in physical tor ture. Dr. Otto G. Freyermoutli, San Fran cisco specialist, yesterday slated that the «iisease is a purely nervous disorder, but contagious to a marked degree among women rnenytlly predisposed to it. He Vbiced the opinion that worry over tlio war undoubtedly was the chief factor in causing the present prevalence of the malady. KISSES HIS WIFE BY MISTAKE^ FINED $200 Chicago, Nov. 12.— Zinn Hooker, 21, was haled into domestic relations court today because he kissed his wife. Mrs. Hooker told Judge Stelk that Zinn encountered her in the dark hall of their apartment house; put his arms around her and gave her the "nicest kiss" he had bestowed on her in months—whispering, "Don't tell my wife." The kiss was intended for a divorcee. Mrs. 1 looker declared. Tt cost Zinn $200. You Read It In The POST the Same Day j I I J | The Post Takes Good Care of Local News I N very Urge per centage the Post's circulation centers in Butte and at its bureaus in Anaconda, Dillon and Deer Lodge. As every patron of the Post knows, it is alert with respect to the news that is of direct interest in these communities. 'HE BULK of the T JL World s Daylight Press NEWS is Gathered Day after Day, at Eastern Centers, and is Sent Out, Due to the Difference in Ti me, so That it Can Be Printed and Delivered to the POST Readers at an early Evening Hour C ARRIER It at IARR1ERS deliver your door for 50 cents a month. It is a pleasant evening companion in your home. Butte's best advertisers use its pages constantly. It keeps right up with the news and— You Can Get the Post at a Price That's Low You Read It In The POST the Same Day F TO ARCTIC COAST Missionaries of the Anglican Church Tell of Progress of Far North. « hdea« tringer nn«l ho Anglican church i isit along the Arctic v. 12.—Bishop in Whittaker of eturned from a st, covering thousands of miles on foot, in canoes and In large vessels within the Arctic circle. They have written an inter esting account of their voyage fr« Fort McPherson to Herschel lain and thence to Capo Bathurst and else where, of which «'Xtracls follow: "We started along the Antic coast on July 19 in a little schooner to visit the Eskimos. Beating head winds for six days, we met a large group of Eskimos at Pillage P«»int, the place where Franklin had such un unpleas ant encounter with Eskimos nearly 90 years ago and so narrow escape at their hands. But our experience was altogether different. Though it was at the height of the whaling season, all hunting stopped during our three days' stay and they gave all their at tention to Instruction and services. "We reached Herschel Island July 28. It was just lOyears since Bishop Stringer, then Rev. J. B Stringer, with his wife and infant daught» r first w« nt into residence at Herschel Island and began systematic touching of the Eski mos. This score «»f years has scon many changes. The whaling fleet of '97, comprising twenty vessels, hatl dwindled to five. Twenty S'ears ago the Island was wide open and the ar rival of a ship was the signal for a d» bauch which affected almost the whole population. Drink and disease \v»t»' destroying the people. "Fiftee n years ago there was but one Canadian trading post north of Arctic, McPherson, mid but one trader, John Firth. Since that time there lune been added the following: Arctic R«itl Ra ipart Ho Old Cr« j j Mackenzie Delta, Kitigaggirt. Bailli«* Islands, Anderson River, Fort Bacon and the Hudson Bay hend«iuartem and «l«»pot at Herschel. This year a new post has been estublisheil at Shingle Po. one or two small schoon ers arc trading on their own account. "On account of the Ice blockade none of Stofansson's vessels had returned party left the coast, llumgti they were expected, should condition« ; permit. If he gets out he should hav j a tale of interest to unfold." j--- HOSPITAL FOR SICK RED CROSS WORKERS Paris, Nov. 12.—Arrangements have been completed by the American Re«l Cross, whereby members of the organ ization, who become ill or injured, will receive cure and treatment. The American Civil hospital at Neuilly h;ui placed 30 beds at the disposal of the Red Cross staff. The hospital is one <jf the best equipped in France and oc cupies a beautiful location in the Faria suburbs. OFFICIAL PIPERS IN BRITISH NAVY London, Nov. 12.—Tt required an European ear t«i fore«* the bagpipes on the British navy. Four years agt* ' only two British warships had official pipers on board, whereas today it is « X« « ptl«»nal to find a warship <»r a na- : val establishment without its piper. Very often there is a whole piper band. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE POST'