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. 1 r Advar j THE BUTTE DAILY POST ! •Nj Office 1 Using R*l«t on Appli ANACONDA 203 i Main St. , catien. |B U R E A Uj Ball «5 ! — h ENTER SERVICE Sons of J. E. Walker All Under Colors—Father is Soon to Join. la Is grmin vhen Walk* Walker Anaconda. Doc. 12.—Everv m. the J. E. Walker family «'f Ana In the service of the United Sta eminent. Ensign A. \\ Walker of th cruiser Minneapolis, from Annapolis wii was already in «lut c la red. Ills broth« passed his exam in Spokane for the <>r«li that accounts f«»r t is Dad Walker, «.th who is chafing urn tape waiting: for orders. He is going i tiie ordnance department if possible 1 not, he says that he is going anyway somewhere or somehow. He resigned his position as superin tendent of the National Tungsten «V Sit ver Mining eumpanv th«* first of th month and is daily expecting orders t report to Major Blake for duty. With this record Anaconda challenge any city in th«* world as to a famil; record for patriotism, and then* is n< chance that it can be beaten. The w!f< and mother passed away «orne years ago and with th.* aceptance <.f Father J. E »Walker, which is pra.ticallv assured every member <>f the family will be ir the United States navy an«l army "AN AMERICAN CITIZEN" AT GYMNASIUM TONIGHT Anaconda, organization ■ Citizen" at th.' ning. A fin of Miss Ik* expected. Ir Willard Johnson Meryle Dem in g Peter Barhury Cruger's partim Sir Humphrey Hi 17 -The Thespians, an talented high school resent "An American Daly gymnasium this bed production, under • >n!i«lently ruger, 8 treble Hill.« disguised as a wait. Ralph Juul and Ja.fc Simms and Mercury, Gagnier as the Howe row. Ruth Willi ts a Annette, Carola an«l nival girls; Mac I^ay and Margaret Shields All of the characters a scenes being laid in > luded in as beresford and He mid and Edgcrton Brown, ; Wallace Tanner as nn. John James as otto faring as WilUe Bunn» M ulvlhill, Xuckols ely. Ma ' An An originally an«1 Maxine Elliot given successful!» I ulai BROTHER ARRIVES FOR THE BROWNING FUNERAL Anaconda. I >• a broth* arrived Anthony which is tomorro' the aus] World. of the late Jeff D. Bro oVlock, under «•dmen of the COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER LABOR UNION PETITION Anaconda. I will hold the month tonight at the ell from the regular busines lng there is from the Federal which the street ei bers which asks th Hah a seml-monthlj ' 17.--The city council econ*l meeting of the hall Aside »f the meet side I*abor nploye ?d a petiti« EARLY-DAY RESIDENT JEFF BROWNING DEAD An ;u onda. Dec. 17.—Jeff D. Browning, on«j of the first residents of Anaconda, having lived in this city for HT. years, died yesterday at the local hospital Twenty seven years ago he entered the employ ment of the Anaconda Copper Mining company as engineer and Inter became a machinist, a trade he followed until six months ago. He was a member <«f Ana conda camp of the Woodmen «.f the World and of the Machinists' union and is sur vived by two children, Margaret and Wil fred, a brother. J. N. Browning, and a sister, Mrs. K. J. Matthews, in Ana conda. another brother in St Anthony, Idaho. and his father and two broth«*rs and two siste.rs in North Carolina. ALLIANCE FOR LABOR Anaconda, Dec. 17.—Another meeting of the Anaconda branch of the American Alliance for Labor and I >emocracy was held here yesterday. President W. G. Fagan was in th<* chair. Alderman Frank Gagner was ejected treasurer of the branch. E. B. Gatlin delivered an dress along patriotic lines, other talks were made by Hugh Laird. Frank G nier. H* nry Carter, Robert Welsh others Another meeting will be held next Sunday. MRS. GASSER FUNERAL. Anaconda, Dec. 17.—Funeral servi« for Mits. Barbara Gasser were held yes terday at the First Presbyterian church. Rev. R. A. Cameron officiating. Inter ment was in the hill cemetery. Several favorite hymns of the deceased lady vs ■ung by a choir composed of Misses Kdith Wagner, Dorothy Findley and Gertrude Barrett an«i C. K. Farnsworth. Mrs. Emma I>ya a was organist. INCENDIARY FIRES. Anaconda, Dec. 17.—Two fires Sat day night ami one yesterday morning in the old Northern addition among old Matnvfile shacks are thought to he of in cendiary' origin. There was little dam age, due to the prompt response of the firemen. BLUES ARE WINNERS. Anaconda, Dec. 17.- The High School Blues, one of the basketball teams from the local high sch«>ol. defeated the quin tet selected from the Washington Coast Artillery Saturday evening by the score of 30 to it. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE BUTTE DAILY POST M 5 ÏÔÜ ÜISLEÏ HEADS Everything Looks Well for Very Successful Result. Is -naconda, l>o<*. 17. tnhership drive st 1er the most favora mises of the city iment of the 70.00C for Montana town nbership which is spi« ii orgu »'hair 1 Mrs \V. X. Tai the 2,000 i h * stand- ' 15,000 000 al of the! r i lasli-v i mimittee. ! ry of the r I i established used for the Main street. ANACONDA BRIEFS Lost—Bu rlingtoi 10, leather strung. Fourth Reward. Re Ra Ho da; puty court, is spending th. visiting friends. Shannon of Butte visited with friends in Anac Miss Nell Sheehu visiting friends in Tom and Jerry day to Henry I Marie Rice. Tom Edmunds, ficer here and no yesterday, n, who has been the city for tho ned to Helena. the Office.—Adv. « was issued to Amold and Miss iffiC of is fri« I the city toda riploye.l it Flint Veiberckmoos. optometrist.—Adv B«»nd & Liliai !ain1er.—Adv. d. 12 cents at the CLIMB INTO DANCE CHARGE SET AT $5 17. police co ies. The «•necke. Arthur M. Keenes ban were anxious to at th«* Moose hall Saturday climbed into the ball over ami paid $,"> this morning irt for their climbing pro arrest was made by Offi FLYING CADET BOY COMING ON FURLOUGH Anaconda. Dec. 17.—Bred Barieh, a member of the flying cadets at Cham raign. HI., is coming home fjr a two weeks' furlough, according to won! re ceived here today by relatives. He will spend tlie Christmas here with rela READY AND WILLING «da. D 17. Rudolph Barieh, who went to enlist in tho aviation corps of the United States army, has returned home, discharged. He under stands that a new corps is to be formed In the near future and be Is going to try again. WAIVE EXAMINATION FURNISH $1,000 BONDS Anaconda. Dec. 17.—Sam F. Boy el and Bruce Boyer, « barged with second degree assault on Charles Hebemlcht, waived preliminary examination today nmi were bound over to the district court under lionds of $1.000 which »ere furnished It is alleged that Iho Boyers used rubbed belting ns weapon, and the further allegation that there was an Iron bolt in one of the pieces of rubber belting. ATTENTION, W. O W. II members of tho Woodmen the World and visiting Woodmen are quested to meet at the Carpentc hail tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock to attend tho funeral of the late Jeff n. Browning. BARNEY HOGAN. Clerk. -Adv. BOND RESOLUTION. Washington. lire. n._ A resolution to make it unlawful to buy or offer to buy any federn! bonds issued since April 6, 1917, for less than par and the accrued Interest was Introductd today by Representative Wood of Indiana. AND WHERE WAS FATHER? A young lady with a pet dog on an electric c*ar uske«l the conductor to stop certain point. When he did so. went to the platform and there a she You stood gesticulating, with the dog on her arm. "Hurry up. miss, hurry up! want to get out here, don't you?' "Oh. dear, no, thank you! I only wished to show Fido where her mothe lives." Christian Register. ABOUT TO MISS SOMETHING "Don't move, or I'll shoot." "All right, niy friend." replied Mr Dubwaite, who had surprised a burglar In his house. "Would you mind if I called my wife downstairs?" "Trying t«> play a trick on me?" "No. She's been expecting a visit from a burglar for the last 20 years and I just want her to see what one looks like."— Birmingham Age-Herald. WOULDN'T KNOW HIM. The friends of a Scotsman who was dying called to see him and asked him to have one glass of whiskey with them all before he died. "Na. na." he said. "I wouldna like to get to heaven smelling of whiskey." "Ah. but, Sandy," said the friends, "if ye dinna smell of whiskey, they would not recognize ye." .SUBSCRIBE FOR THE POST 1 1 i , ITALIANS AGAIN HURL INVADING FORCES BACK ! h Retreat in Disorder After a New Attack on Upper Piave Defenses. Little Infantry Ac tivity in France. THE WAR SUMMARY. Except on the short stretch betw the Brenta anti Piave rivers there been no marked activity on the fr from the North sea to tin* Adria Although their losses have been hen the Austro-Qermans contit the ng att; in eff.irt break e Italian northern defense. British troops on the Cambrai front i have repujsed raids by infantry and ' ■'ombing parties on tlie southern end of t ht* new salient. South of Lons the British improved their position. The i artillery battle has lieen more marked ! south " f the Scarpe, in the Arras area, 1,1,1 north of I*angemarck in Flanders, I In Champagne, north of the Chemin s Dames and south of St. Quentin rman efforts have been checked by French, while intermittent artillery ivity has continued over a greater *t of the front from St. Quentin to it'/erland. TEUTON FORCES ARE DRIVEN BACK IN DISORDER announced Rome, Dec 17. Austro-Gorman forces which attacked the Italian lines on the northern front from th«* direc tion of San Marino were driven back in disorder, the war today. In the Col Caprille ment adds, the I tali then were counter the enemy hr sit i< frt> the state lacked and attacked. Finally ithdraw to tho po vhioh he started. BRITISH ATTACK ON THE ITALIAN FRONT Berlin. Dec. 17 (via London).-— British troops on the Italian front yes terday launched tin attack against the Austro-Gerrnan linos south of Monte Fontana Secce, but it broke own before the Teuton .positions, the erman war office announced today. FTGHTING SLOWS DOWN ON ITALIAN FRONT Rome. Sunday, Dim:. 16. —There was little infantry fighting on the front between the Brenta and Piave Satur day and one hostile attack was checked, the official statement from the war office today says. There was ch artillery fighting on the north - i front. The statement reads: Between tho Brenta and tho Piave the struggle, which diminished in in tensity Friday, did not increase yes U. S. PLANS AIR FLEET AFTER WAR Big Organization to Be Turned Into Peace Time Pursuits. Washington.—Although Uncle Sam's aerial army is still only in process «>f organization and development, and is just beginning to take its place in force on tho lighting field in France, a study is being made of possible ufter-the-war uses for our thousands of aeroplanes and trained aviators, tors. It is hoped that, at the end of the war, this immense organization can be turned immediately into profitable peace-time pursuits. This study is being undertaken by a special committee of tho national ad visory committee on aeronautics. Will iam F. Durand, chairman of the na tional committee, also heads the sub committee. Durand hopes to he able to map out i comprehensive but thoroughly prac ticable program, by which our war planes and aviators can at once be put to work after the war. in the mail serv ice, in coast guard and patrol work and in direct comm«*r«*lal transporta tion. Of i he need for developing such an organized program, Durand says: "Peace will find this »country with an imm.-nse air capital on hand, com prising skilled workmen, factories, machinery and industrial organiza "The is ■mied there must be a complete plan ready for the conversion of all this equipment to tlie uses «»f peace and commerce, ranee, England and Germany are al •ady at work on such plans. "The first an«l most obvious use of emplanes in the future lies in the delivery «>f mails. Already congress appropriated $ 100.000 for initial step« in aerial mail delivery and the war department has agreed, subject to c«.ngn*ssional approval, to turn over to the postal service all planes no longer adaptable to military use "Extensive plans already are under way for coast-guarding by airplanes, and for mapping the whole United Htates from the air. Vessels in dis tress at sea can be located and der«* licts destroyed most easily from the air. Congress has authorized 10 coast guard air stations and these will he organized as soon as men and ma chines are available. ' The possible achievements of air planes in speed and distance seem to he limited only by the imagination. Already planes have been built to carry 25 passengers; to travel 150 miles an hour; to ascend four and one-half miles high; to cover 929 miles without a stop. Such proofs of power and cn durance indicate that commercial avia tion Is so close at hand that its prob lems must be f«ir«»seen." ; fantry attempted terday. In the afternoon in tho Col Della Beretta region, hostile in advance against line, but was driven back com pletely by a prompt counter attack Tho artillery maintained a harassing fire. Our batteries repeatedly put down an intense barrage on tho posi tions on Col Caprille. which had been withdrawn from the day before. Enemy Positions Destroyed. "In the Giudicaria valley on the night of Dec. 14-15 we repulsed enemy detachments which, after long artillery preparation, attempted t" carry' one of our observation posts on Monte Malino. At the Delta of the Piave a storming platoon, w**ll supported by an armed motor boat, destroyed «me of the enemy's small bridges and pa trols and captured a number of pris era. my I "On the night of Dec 14-IT. mov ments of troops within t lines of communication were b barded effectively by our airships, hostile aii-plane was brought d< by British airmen near Ormelle one of our airmen accounted for other machine west of the Suren ley.' HEAVY FIRING ON THE BRITISH FRONT London, Dec- 17.—The British war office statement on aerial operations issued last midnight reads: "Many rounds were fired during the day into enemy trenches and bombs were dropped on numerous targets, including two positions of long range guns, southwest of Lille. Later we again bombed th«*se gun positions. "During several fights three hostile machines were driven down out of control." TURKS OCCUPY TWp ISLES OFF ASi; MINOR Lomlon, Dec. 17.—(British admiralty per Wireless Press.) - The occupation by the Turks of two islands off the coast of Asia Minor is announced in an official statement issued yesterday at Constantinople. The text reads "We occupied the inland*. <«f Mes sonissl and Plakr coast of Asia M inor. H NO «TAP TROOPS AT VLADIVOSTOK Washington, Dec*. 17.- Further denial that Japanese troops have been lurnled at Vladivostok was contained in dis patches to the state department from tho American embassy at Tokio. A cablegram received at the Russian embassy from the Russian ambassador at Ttîkio also said no Japanese troops had been landed at Vladivostok 'STOCKS FALL AS OPTIMISM CROWS Seemingly No Reason for Loss in Price Today in the New York Exchange. the Ne Seemingly without York stock market fell of an averuge of one point today. Saturday's sell ing, without doubt, was occasioned fear of over-Sunday developments, the developments fearc«l being not forth coming. There was nothing to unset tle the market today except the lack of definite news from Washington on the railroad situation. Anaconda held its own despite the drag on the market, opening and clos ing at 54 Utah dropped from 7214 to 71*4 and Miami dropped fr«»m 20 to 25 7 h. United States Steel dropped from 82 to 81 \ ami Bethlehem Steel "B" held firm at 68*4. Th«* Lauzier- Wolcott company ceived the following reports toda 'On the whole, (he course of resistance from now on would to he on the long side." idespread feeling stock market «* turn of the have fluked up We will have « Use »hem for pu l>etter thing: he expected with th Shrewd investors good many stocks, casional setbacks, chases." The Heilbronner carried the followin "This effect of down non-essential of tlie unknown factors. Union Pacific | s going Into strong investment hands during tho Inst few ays, according to testimony from i»n portant speculative investment chan mpany's wire ports todiyt war slowing mlustries Is one «■onda nels. "The An at virtual!, ent." "Sentiment «•< outcome of the more optimistic. operating niai production at pre «ruing the possible Urond matter grows TOO HASTY. nf C t l hè'w ,,, a i0 r lt : S '," ,ti ' ,hc «'»Han Pilot rlt n, "'7'" 2.V passenger Caproni airplane. sa,d at „ luncheon in Nor luWoyX".? . , ,:rs y crjr rr' r, £ like ««.e jealous husbandi ' ** house 'hi 'ids !: U8l T' 1 ....... ..... .. 'h» I ? way one evc wif *' »« 11»' «eie rn. 'H Vi . ho, . n > "u' ri s l'° l>e telcphon hlood Raize '!n^his", ei ns"' TTi' "" d '" S he heard her sa": W " h 1,0rr01 ' !us " *1 love you so » v«..* m,h\ imv Li *°urc my own £.mc ohVula r u ' nid » i K'" i" the ••Th.. „ , K ', SS lm '- sweetheart—* by .he throat"" 8 "*' a,,d I'" " Who roared in v you telephoning to?* ho ci. Paroxysm of rage and grief She answered with icy smile: * " in> intisic dealer for the new souks h, advertises i„ rc ' least seem « ia •ear." THE Of Want Ad ■raa iglng from 125,000 A It mente J the Ralle toeing but ,tls v Brat '■ THERE IS NO INDUSTRY, NOT©: THAT PORTRAYS BUSINESS ACT? ITY IN SO MANY DIFFERENT AS THE WANT AD. THE WOEr HAS DISCOVERED NOTHING S? the EFFECTIVE. THE THOUSANDS PEOPLE WHO ARE REACHED Axil FORCED TO ACTION BY ITS DAE BARGAINS MAKE IT THE PREHIB, LEADER in the RESULT-GETTING HE! Mr.BUSINESS MA DO YOU REALIZE IT? DO YOU TAKE I* & & ADVANTAGE OF IT? Get on the Firing Li m USE POST WANT ADS TODA' " BRITISH "KING OF THE AIR AMERICAN BOYS AT Corn TEA®__ DAYTüfflliàj Dec. 17.—Maj. British Dayt« Bishop, V. C. D. i army, is some ki«i. It is not customary to speak thus <»f a major in the British army, but when you stop to consider that the major is only 23 years «>1«1 and about 5 feet 5 tall— And has ha«l 110 battles in the air— And has shot down 47 Hun air planes— And has battled single-handed with f«»ur enemy airplanes and wrecked three of them — And naa been \vnun«led only once — And has been presente«! to the king of ICngland, who pinned a Victoria Cross on him— And has. in addition, been honore«! with th«' distinguished service order— And also w«'nrs a military cross— And is tho youngest major in the British army— Well, the major is some kid. He is at Dayton now teaching aerial gunnery to the flying cadets at Wright aviation field. Among the many excellent indorsements he has received of his aerial gunnery is f rom the C *erma ns themselves, who have placed a price on his head. Th s boy major vs ho has accounted for 47 Gei mans— n five months— looks like a ny nice hoy. He is very l»lond and wears little mustache and. but fo his uniform, one might he new interne at a h pita! «>r, p«*rh:ips, a popular lad in the junior class at a college. Major Bishop, it seems, likes have things come his way. so speak. What's the use of going hunting for Huns when you con K ct them to come to you?" he figures. Rn. having heard that the Germans liml a price on ills ltend, lie painted tvs airplane red. white and blue so that all Germans might know him when they saw him. They would romp at him in flocks hleh was what Bishop wanted them e Huns that go down, is hii m«>tto. Hut onre they chased titm 100 miles to Germany and that ------- into able to fly hack to under cover of . Ä . . .. . . ----- might have been his finish, if night hadn't on so that he wai the British line dark ness. Other aviators fly only on orders nut the major has a roving commis-' any tlm. sion. He may g« feels like it And be feeis like „ often -sometimes three four times » day. especially when th good. Being ather is modest iioAMn'» younff man, he k-i,. J, the '■'■hfia Cross that King George pinned on him. but here s how h e go, u. one day when the inn» weren't coming ,o i, lm a s their won, when they see l„s red *»lue machine, ent 'tiglit i 8 as important white hunting "Shooting st ° ,,r """ta." he nays. The machine gun on an alnilan When you KO nftor _ ». vour airplane at bin, stationary enemy y Tuu ask him if a 'fellow r ?! ane J* j ver gets* litt Louisville Maxwell Mexican Miami c J m- A S.Mxflbi.Bc'v £ Union Unitaa u. u. Uta« ■ n. I à * M uared up there. "Usually one is too busy to think >f being scared," he replies. We forgot t«> mention that while ifficialiy he has sent down 47 Huns, he has also defeated 23 other Oèrman planes, hut w'as unable to ascertain whether they were doatroyetl There fore th«»y do not count in his score. Yes, Maj. W. A. Bishop, V. C. D. S. O. M. C., 23 years old, is some kid. • S.—The initials stand for "Vic toria Cross," "istinguished Servie«' 'rder" and the "Military Cross." He is one of two Englishmen who won the right to put these letters after their name. The other one is dead. ON HIS DIGNITY. Ben was 10 years old and thought it altogether ridiculous to treat him as a baby any longer. His father had a lawyer friend who did not seem to have rrived at this knowledge of Ben's srowth. and so usually addressed him the same way in which he had j spoken to him five years ago. "Well, how's ray little man today'.'" n an4 n«* n .■'*»' - hjvW I gentle»»" 1 »* ne , i „ l . pea ted Ws iturs» it a a vour little man « him if I «** '•Hon." his h» 11 " s when ho ask* » boU ' i ••Oh. I heß y» ur 18 .|4 a very dl*»®« 4 thank you " inn Mr- smith diw lien was grown W l^odge JVC. gurt*. House, "ar» attended the g p( #i conference, »s missl'-n. ««»• ' d ,rUf " day »ml dr0 '* a per*», house to m»ke 1-resident 'V«»""