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ŒMÏEIIEST Patrolman Killed by m Man —Assailant Shot by Posse. Billing», Dec. 17—Petrolmrm Nelson was killed «fed fcfetorcyele Po liceman Bakke injured here lust ni ght by an unknown Mexican, who was afterwards fatally nhot by a posse. h. Patrolman Nelson tried to arrest th«* L Mexican when the latter pulled a gun and opened fire. NMlaon was hurri.-d té the hospital, where he died v itliin a. few minutes. A|| 'The Mexican waa found on Montana street trying to escape. When he s« w the officers and cltiaens the Maxi» an rnn,,opened fire, injuring Bakke. Bergen nt HITerrell anawered the fire and the . Mexican dropped, gaverai other bul lat wounda were found in his liody when he waa taken to the hospital. Physicians aay he has no chance for recovery. _ * "xnnt" xv ah s shot. Billing., Dec. *7— "Kink" Kvann, so called right-hand nan of Mnrkir Mc Donald, leading agitator in the Hutte labor trouble of Jtll, was fatally .' hot in a quarrel WUM Frank Park.-r at the Carpenter Credk cent mines yesterday. Parker waa arreatbd, but details of the affair are lacking WITX SLAYS* ACQUITTED. Rad Lodge, Deo: lf.r— Frank Anncrer, charged with killing his wife hy shoot - lag bar through the heart on the morn ing Of Nov. 3, when it was alleged ho found her with Seth Tripp in a cabin on the Annerei* ranch In the Pry Head district, wms found not guilty by a Jury In the Red Lodge district court lnte Saturday night The jury was out 4 hours and IS minutes. During rebuttal- testimony th< state made a second'-Ineffectual attempt to Introduce as evidence Tripp's dying statement mad* before I>r. W. .1 I terry In a Billings hospital, where Tripp was taken after the shooting. The state ment again was ruled out by District Judge C. A. Taylor. Whether a second murder charge u ill be filed against Aimerer for the killing of Tripp Is believed unlikely, it was stated last night. Tripp received hree bullets In the shooting affray and died In Billings a week later. ISSUES mi WARNING. Great Feile, .Dec. 17. — Chairman Harry Yaeger of the Muntmi Re.! Croea baa Juat received a telegram from the Minnesota National Fire Un derwriters' association ns follows: "We are afraid bad reeuRs may come fromaeing caodlaa behind service flags during the Christmas season and wo SUKgest publicly urging care and raisin« SISK* -ft** 1 W™ 1 ,u?n * SPECIAL MUSIC. . Doc. l».-l*periiil run. . I at the Statist church west day at the scr-, ic-, i n I morahig lfm. I I in |l 111 nW and la the weal Gregory's SaxofchUkc ....... renditions With' da/octi tt<- accompani (rtnusica I programl lections by il and /ORIA Wm bàuàm and Children hlWjMiForOver 30 Years OFFICER. RICH AS PRIVATE ¥ MA a Ont I, now Fort mer. 17. -Craig Biddle, leader and noted took the oath us te in th»> army and iy to Kelly aviation ptonio. Biddle tried .Commission at the nlng camp last sum ss. Only a few intimate friends Intention to enlist. HAPPENED nm assault this poor the Judge. Ffhis way, Your Honor," ■hdant. "I told him Iff South for the Winter, was a blame fool he lfet twice as much Win tvfep North here." PRICE IE EN'S [•SAND ICO ATS AT ? PRICE, OR LESS othery rth Main Business Depart ment I'hone 29-J THE BUTTE DAILY POST DILLON BUREAU News Depart ment I'hone 51 Blacky BOYS WITH XMAS GIFTS Over Two Hundred Packages Are Sent From the Red Cross Rooms. Dillon, Doc. 17.—Over 200 packages were prepared and forwarded to Beav erhead county boys who are now sta tioned in the various training camps throughout the country. A package was sent to everybody who has gone from this county and whose name and address could be ascertained with the exception of those boys who are now fighting on foreign soli. These pack ages were sent a month ago. The large Red Cross rooms at the city hall hummed like a bee hive from morning until night with busy women packing, wrapping and checking the bundles. By 6 o'clock every bundle had been mailed and started on its journey to gladden some boy's heart Christmas morning. VICTIM Of ACCIDENT LAID TO FINAL DEST Many Attend Funeral of Wal ter Crowell—Was an Old Time Resident. Dillon, Dec. 17.— The funeral of Wal ter Crowell was held today at 2:30 o'clock from the Methodist church, the Rev. II. <*.. Humphrey officiating. Music was rendered by a special choir of se lected voices. Interment was made in the Mountain View cemetery. The pallbearers were Messrs A. L. Ander son, Clark Anderson, Fred Huber, Fidel Huber, William Hweoncy and Earl Rogers. Mr. Crowell met a tragic death last Friday evening about 10 miles west of Dell when he was thrown from a wagon and died either from suffoca tion or from concussion. As there were no eye-witnesses Just how tho accident occurred will never be known. Mr. Crowell had left Dell in the after noon with a load of lumber and sup plies for his ranch in Sheep Creek basin. • He was driving a four-horse team and the leaders were fractious. Just before 5 o'clock Ed Kenison and W. H. Bee passed Mr. Crowell on the road and at that time he was fastening several pieces of lumber to the pile which had fallen off. When they in quired if they could help him he stated he would soon have the load fixed and thanked them. The men continued on their way to the J»ee ranch and Mr. I,ee watched for Mr. ell to pa his I to invite him to spend tho night with him. When suffi* lent time had elapsed for M,r. Crowell to arrive, Mr. Lee, thinking something had gone wrong, set out to find him, accompanied by Mr. Ketision. A short distance from the Lee ranch they found the lifeless body of the man face downward, lying along the side of the road. Every in dication pointed to the fact that the horses bolted up a siding where it was rather slippery and the wagon was turned over, Mr. Crowell being hurled from the seat. Crowell was 58 years old and was horn In Michigan. He came to Mon tana in the early days with his par ents and had resided in Beaverhead county for 36 years. For a number of years he engaged in the mercantile business in Dillon, selling out 15 years ago to engage in the sheep busine ss in Sheep Creek basin and during recent years had made quite a fortune. h. as he wdshed ALL DILLON BOYS PASS EXAMINATIONS ___________ SUBSCRIBE FOR THE POST Dillon, Nov. 17.—Under Sheriff O. C. Gusman yesterday received a message from his son George, who recently en listed in the United States army, stat ing that all of the 29 boys who left Dillon last Monday passed the ex amination. Mr. G osman was sent to San Fran cisco to enter the medical corps; some of the hoys were sent to Texas for the aviation corps, while others were sent to Camp Lewis and other training camps. sources of revenue DOINGS OF THE DUFFS OUVIA,WeCERTAIML'< Ptou VjtRE UMTKS I DID SOME. r-'HEtEM TodEr __l FLYW6 around! ™* t NURSEMAID J -* To DAW |' FUR DAmnN [— ~ - r >*e WANT Tu —,—' > ---1 CATCH THAT Trbiw WE 0*0 MT Taue A T «UN*cC, M Tom ■ DID NO CHEC F0£ \N*\SHJMu»ON 60 NO TRUNK'S SDH ? TVlAlK HUPPS © BENEFIT ENTERTAINMENT BY JUNI BED CROSS Girls' Glee Club of Beaverhead High School to Have Charge. Dillon, Dec. 17.—On next Thursday evening the Girls' Glee club of the Beaverhead county high school will give a Junior Red Cross benefit at the high school gymnasium und everyone Is invited to attend. The benefit will be a "Soldier's Christmas Dream." There will be singing and dancing numbers, followed by a dance for everybody, with music by the Baxter Tonrey orchestra. This will be the first patriotie benefit given at the high school, and Miss Hunter has left noth ing undone to make tho evening a pleasant one. BADLY INJURED WHEN AUTO STRIKES A TEAM George Smith Receives Severe Scalp Wound—One Horse is Killed. Dillon, i>oc. 17.—George Smith, bet ter known about town as Toots Smith, tho son of G. A. Smith, met with a serious accident last Thursday evening. The young man is now under the care of a trained nurse at his room at the Metlen hotel in a semi-conscious con dition. Tho accident waa the result of hitting a team with his Ford run about. Smith, in company with his father, was returning from a trip to the coun try shortly after 9 o'clock in the eve ning. The lights on their car went out as they approached town, and as they neared the creamery the car struck a team. The horses became frightened and began to bolt, driving the tongue of a heavy wagon into the front of the car and hitting the boy's head. A terrible gash was cut along the right side of his head, rendering him unconscious for over 15 hours. One of the horses suffered a broken leg and had to be shot. THRIFT CAMPAIGN IN COUNTY STARTS Dillon, Dec. 17.—The thrift campaign ha» 'been started in Dillon by Chair man Frank Hazelbaker, and yesterday lion. Frank Eliel and C. W. Hudson made a canvass of the business section of town, receiving endorsements for the sale of thrift stamps by various persons of the town. This county is ted to sell $150,000 worth of thrift stamps during the year. DILLON BRIEFS. Dillon, Dec. 17.—Mrs. Wesley Brig ham left yesterday for Spokane to join her husband, who recently enlisted In the army and who successfully passed the physical examination. Mrs. W. B. Hartwig went up to Butte yesterday afternoon, where she will join Mr. Hartwig. Dan Grant was a Diilun visitor to Butte Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Otto Schultz went up to Butte Saturday afternoon. Miss Clara Plant returned to Dillon from Blackfoot, Ida., where she had been to visit her sister, who has been quite ill. Arby Beardslee was iff town from Great Falls yesterday afternoon to at tend to matters of business. Mr. and Mrs. James Mansfield spent - sterday afternoon in Dillon their ranch home on Horse Prairie. Mrs. Isaac Rife is spending a week in Dillon with relatives and friends. Mrs. T. A. Benson of Monida visited in Dillon yesterday. Miss Cora Perry and Miss Hunter wore Armstead shoppers in Dillon yes terday afternoon. Joe Hall special agent for the Short Line, was In town yesterday. Ira Wagner left yesterday for Camp Lewis after enjoying a 10 days' fur lough with friends. Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Morrow and son have gone to Ohio to spend Christmas with relatives and friends. Miss Julia Rose of Monida spent SâÏÏ*' in Dillon vis ' tin8 with from Adver tising •a appli cation. v_ THE BUTTE DAILY POST DEER LODGE BUREAU Offle# Doom 2 Klsln ■chmidt Block BOARD SENDS OUT SECOND EOT OF QUESTIONNAIRES n 0 Call Yet Made for Men to Appear for Physical Ex aminations. Deer Lodge, Doc. 17. The second Of 34 questionnaires were sent out day by tho local exemption board those appearing next in order on registration list. Five per cent being pent out each day until all of the registered men have been given the notice of their liability. The board is giving all possible em phasis to the fact that the blanks m be fully filled out at once, and must be returned to the local board within seven days after the date upon which they were mailed out. No call ha been made as yet for any of the me: to appear for their physical examina tions. NEW BUILDING TO BE READY BY FEB. 1 Deer Lodge, Dec. 17.—A meeting of the Powell county high school board was held Saturday afternoon at the of flec of County Superintendent Miss Irene Coughlin. The resignation of Miss Jessie Eagleson as Instructor in the mathematics department was ac cepted and Mrs. Jj. J. Davies was elected to succeed her. It was re ported that the contractors who are erecting the new high s< hool expect to have jthe building ready for occu pancy by Feb. 1. A GENERAL MEETING j representatives from all of the depart ments will be present. It is expected j that the new programs will be ready [ for distribution at that time, and other business matters are to be brought OF THE WOMAN'S CLUB ._ Deer Lodge, Dec. 17. — A generali meeting of the Woman « club has been called for Wednesday afternoon at the bhousc, at which it is desired that SPECIAL PICTURE SHOW FOR RED CROSS FUND I j ' ( Deer Lodge, Dec. 17.—PI Ing made for a special plot the Orpheum theater some week, which is to be given for the Red Cross society. Without a Country" will he the picture arid will be of apeuial interest ear times. Further announce to the exart date will be mad ire show at night next as a benefit "The Man during ment a later. i ices Bhilir sburg yesterday. UNCLE SAM MAKES 100 PER CENT ON 400 SHIPS HE IS OPERATING ! 1 | j the g Washington. D. C.—Uncle Sam is now ning about 400 ships, each at 100 per The government is making shipmaster. This money ent profit. ««">«» £to «he treaty to for the enormously cost ». ,.i„„____* ly building program being carried High freight fAtes have not been greatly reduced by the government's par ticipation in the shipping business: but the government, instead of the private individual, is taking the cream. The government pays, for Instance. $6.50 1 ' ' ' ' A r f If I %-----1 the government ha* commandeere*]; then eminent charters the vessel at $12 a ion, charging merely the current Freight rates are now a matter of world agreement They are fixed bv the Interallied shipping commission, which meets in London. The United States through the chartering board of the U. S hipping board, is co-operating with the ■ interallied board. The shipping situation is now dom inated entirely by Great Britain and the United States. Ships of these two nations are doing nearly all ocean carrying The United States has more than" 2,000,000 tons in commission, and the British have about 8,000,00# tons. The fleets of Scan dinavia and Holland, which rank next in the merchant marine of the world, have been put out of business by the United States embargo, which makes it impos sible f° r them to carry cargoes that might be of aid to Germany. United States negotiations for taking over these not succeeded. The ships. vessels have not succeeded. The ships, tied up in various harbors, cannot move without bunker coal from the United States, and this is in most cases refuse*!. freight charges have been kept high f" r two reasons. The British government. n..w operating all British ships, makes this one of its chief sources of revenue USUAL HOLIDAY RUSH IS NOW ON AT THE STOHES Places Will Be Open for Busi ness Until After Christ mas Holiday. Deer I«ndge, Dec. 17.—With only six 1 more shopping days before Christmas, the local stores are experiencing their usual holiday rush. In spite of war times, the Christmas stocks are more than ever completed, and tho buying to date is reported as having been sat isfactorily brisk. A new innovation in the toy stocks this year is the large variety of war games offered for the children. Beginning pay day all of the stores' will keep open evenings and will con titnue to do so until Christmas. Some very attractive display windows have j been arranged, and a trip along the shopping district is well worth while. MASTEROF CEREMONI ES AT BOZEMAN MEETING Deer Isodge, Dec. 17.—County Attor ney W. K. Keeley was in Bozeman the last of the week attending tho state meeting of Dramatic Order, Knights of Khorassan. Mr. Keeley was re cently honored by the Butte temple by being elected royal prince, and at Bozeman he acted as master of cere monies. DEER LODGE BRIEFS. Deer Lodi.-«. Deo. 17.—Ralph Basley, who enlisted in the aviation corps at Spokane two weeks ago, spent Sunday with Deer Lodge friends. George II. McMullen left the latter part of tho week for Tacoma to visit j his son George, who Is at American I Lake. C. Bergstrand of Gold Creek was a i ^eor Lodge visitor Saturday, j Tom McTague and John Quin ,amï **Pect to leave 9 today for Long Beach, Cal., to spend the winter. Mrs. Mike Mathlson returned Satur : stationed in Butte lery, visited over llulhiinklu home day from Indiana, Pa., where she has! been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Harry B. Marshall, for the past five months. | Lodge visitor the latter part of the week. H- C. Heinsch returned Friday night from ^t. Paul, where he was called by the sudden death of his father. Jack King and wife of Klliston visited friends in the city Saturday. Corp. Howell Stalwell, Sergt. Charles, Slosser and Robert Ostrander, who are vifh the coast artil Sunday at the A i ices w. J. Attwood conducted Bhilir sburg yesterday. The United States does not wish to com with the British merchant marine. ' nd therefore runs the American fleet on the same terms. Incidentally, this SÏÏSTSLÏ rate tenu« tr, a,,,» , *r ' < l ewntMs *** ShUt commfcrce in n,/n * This situation explains commodities have ben.-r America. Foreign luxuri luxurious freight rates. The German ships commandeered by the United States have not been put into the general trade, but are being operated for government account. They are doing exclusively government business at what hy certain scarce in are paying it costs to do it. TWO U. S. OFFICERS PRESENT AT TAKING OF THE HOLY CITY fxondon, Dec. 17.—The United States was officially represented when the British army made its for mal entry into Jerusalem recently, ac cording to advices received today j from Cairo, Egypt. A military at tache of the United States walked in the group of army officers that ac companied General Allenby when he entered the Holy City on foot. An armed guard has been placed over the religious relics. A. COLLECTOR. "Don t you like to collect rare coins? asked Prosper. "1 certainly do." rerlied Hardur "You couldn't let me have a silver dol lar for a week or so. could vou° - TH VT IS SIMPLE TO UNDERSTAND, TOM. BY ALLMA.il NOW MWT THE TRA/m HAS -stapTed And 'loo tfiRcs can't I <30 BAC* , I WANT To [ compliment Too on Having so uttcc paccace Soo osvauS take enodch n CLOTHES TO last ANEAR-r well i Thoa»t this wan tom olwia I AMO I WILL WANT TO Do A Lor' OF ! SHOPPING WHEN WE SET To WASHINGTON AND WE'LL OCT A LOT OF NEW TMMCS ) THSPe -SO WM'y CART OUR OtO ' -) clothes alqw^p ;——2 rv 7 f c. zé i n & /Jm $ 60.25 Round Trip FromButte to San Francisco and Los Angeles On Sale Dec. 20, 22, 24, 29. Limit Feb. 28, 1918. Be sure your ticket reads one way via San Francisco. For Complete Information Write F. E. SCOTT I). F. & P. A. Southern Pacific 203 Walker Bank Building, Salt Lake City Special Tuesday Only m FRAMED PICTURES I All | = 20 % miiiiiiimiH | Dolls 1 i : nillllimillM Sizes at Costi ON ALL READY MADE FRAMES | RIDDELLS-^ j I iiiiiiiiuiiim = 131 WEST PARK ST. Buy War Savings and Thrift Stamps Now. SOLDIERS IN HOSPITALS MAKE CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR HOME FOLK l * The bored civilian who gazes at the tinselled «hop windows today and grouches that every Christmas Is the same, needs to look in on the t oys in the British military convalescent hospitals. Tucked under the sheets w ith the hoops poised on their knees they are s.-wtng white flowers to table do:lie«, red silk cushion tops, and wondering , whether tucks or gathers would be mot becoming to Arabella. | they were duoKing Frit*'a cross No ^ shells, and potting the Boch Man's Land. Embroidery Is receiving a great im petus these days, and the vocational : oWceni wlioorter suppUe« for the ocru patirnal work— under w-hich head cro cheting and embroidery come—are gazing with amazement at the orders for ma- f terial* for ladles' night-gowns, boudoir caps, camisoles, etc., which come to ___ i them to be filled. THE RED STAR WILL CONSERVE HORSE FLESH TO HELP WIN THE WAR j is The American Red Star Animal Reli* the war horse what the Red Cr the soldier. The Red Star has saved the lives u thousands of horses. By so doing it has aided in winning tfc< Saving horses also saves lives, for rses are at the front for use in ha ar supplies to allied fighters. The Red Star movement came inti International convent!* I0 . brin .e about international co-operation in behalf of sick or wounded war animals, and o , Thousands of war animals in Fran- inthen spitais at one time. Tommy is to all the technical ir.d 1 lingerie Christmas'* is he made an epoch of note in 'ly annals. There is no doubt ng with great grandmother's posterity wall find among its ? the boudoir cap which Unde broidered for Aunt Mary when he was a soldier in the hospital At any rate, the needlework :« rre proachabie and even though they never sew another stitch, the boys have proven that 'he- ran embroider as well as they fight. d»-< Jared -:.e matron in one f the hospitals who has directed this occupa Johr tional In ,™, of the western hoepttala th work has ' Uhr.-tmas f r v, .r. ter «•» exp-rt ; ing Lridal lin i little incomes. put in special >(• and others are being taken .•rk. Some men have become to HU orders for monogram and are making tidy d as quickly aa po* plact-s of the Injured to reach the hospital Behind the British lines hospitals are everywhere. rh*.- Ri val S... ety for the Prevention of Ur : ;-v to Ar mais, w! h is the British hospitals for 10,000 hordes animal _____ • ••spit-Vta and ending th'emTiS! ihe British and Fren* h are saving 8# -r cent *»f the horses treated i n tha to fight again , American Red ^ 8l0p * n ? 1 aml to The} K .e transport spa to be used for tho ** of o^her war ipplies.