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| THE BUTTE DAILY POST A Office lioing Hales ANACONDA 203 Main St Phona cation. V _ 1 B U R E A U Heil tk> J IT CLOSE III PUBLIC PUCES Scarlet Fever Epidemic Be coming Scions—Plan of Health Board. otifii tal t" tin P**« dilated all over \. mainly ehildren. • 1 L'n died from the dis several adult cases Th •d of he Holland A Ul et \ suggestion ha ■ the four lower gi continue the high high school. Hccai is not confined t> be* ide to grades and tli the scarlet fever he smaller chil this does not appear to some. SCARLET FEVER FATAL TO JOSEPHINE MARKEY Anaconda. Dec. .31 Mar; Josephine, the 7 year old dauffhtcr of Mrs Michael Markcy, died this morning at the fam ily home. 504 Alder street, of scarlet fever There art five other children in the family, none of whom are sick The funeral was he'd privately this aft ernoon. The father of the little flock died but a few months ago and the be cut bio to the will WOMAN FINED $50 FOR BREAKING QUARANTINE of Alder street ' Daniels Saturda in g quarantine there was scarh accompanied by the ciurt Mrs Ann Daly lied $50 b\ Judge moon for break - home in which *r The tine was eie lecture from WEEK OF PRAYER. Anaconda, Dec. 31 Following is the p* »gram for the week of prayer which will be held this week at the Ehrst Presbyterian church: Tuesday—'The Church I'niversal - The One Body of Which Christ Is the 1 toad,' the 1U*\ \V I*. Demiug of the i hristian church. Wednesday Nations and Their Rulers." the Rev R. A Cameron of the Presbyterian church Thursday- Families. Schools. Col leges and the Young.** the Rev. J A. Meeke. Friday—"Home Missions." the Rev. J W. Hard of St. Mark's church. DIES AT GALEN Anaconda. l>«*c 31. Erick Anderaon, w ho worked here for six years and was employed for a time with the Mines Timber company at Willow Creek died yesterday at the state tu berculosis hospital H (ïalen He was a native of Sweden. There are no relatives in this country ; SCAELET FEVER VICTIM Anaconda Dec. 31 Curtis Kyle, 11 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J A Kyle of Opportunity, died yesterday following a brief illness of scarlet fr ver Funeral services were held in th-> aftermx.n. conducted by Rev. J A Meeke FOR ARMENIAN RELIEF Anaconda. Dec. 3j a special i lection at the First Presbytci church last evening n- tied $1 the Armenian-Syrian relief This makes a total >»f $i r «8 fr« various churches ««f the ity. I ( ! : fund. 1 tho ANACONDA BRIEFS Marcus Dragoye Missoula, where lie is studying pharmacy at the university, t«* spend a few day* visiting his pat* and Mrs George Dragoye. Mrs. George W Sparrow and Wayne Sparrow left this afternoon for San Db-go, where they will visit for sev eral months. New Works fire department thir teenth annual hall New Year's eve. A. O. H. hall. Proceeds g«» to local branch of the Red Cross.—Adv. A A McMillan of Butte and Mips MacMillan of Red Oak. la., visited a few day* with Mrs. J H I«aird. their aunt. Sergeant Guy Burnett and bride have returned from Butte, where they spent their honeymoon. Vet ber«*kmoe< «»piomerrlat —Ad* Ben C. Share fr« visiting in the city for a few days. Tom and Jerry :-t the office.—Adv QUESTIONNAIRES. Anaconda. Dec 31.- The «(gestion naires mailed lixlay are from 1727 to 1X39 inclusive. Camp Lewis is Shields' eight-piece orchestra at the New Yenr's eve dance given by the New Work fire depxrtment at H. holl.i—Adv. THE POST FOR THE NEWS BliSE Dili FLIC OV£R THE COMMON Soldiers and Boy Scouts Will Give Martial Air to Ceremony. WOULD 8RFU HERSELF OF "HOLLERING" HUT Woman Lands in Jail After Staging Post-Christmas Ctlebration. Anaconda. |)i spent last night rested by < title«-t e. 31. Alice Cool n Jail after being ai Gillespie for a dis pleaded guilty t hi !■ court, but said sh Christmas ami ; ! turbance. Shi morning in polie was celebrating Christmas and had been drinking. "You know judge when I drink a little too much I Just got to holler I've been try ing t.* break myself of that hollering habit, but 1 forgot it this time." She promised not t>* holler any more and was dismissed. COLLECTDR DELAYED BLANKS NOT READY Dave Marks Will Handle In come Tax for Deer Lodge County. ; Anaconda. Dec 31. pc. 31. Ac« ording to in structions received from Internal Rev enu«- Collector W. C. Whaley, the ar rival of the deputy collector f«»r this district f««r the federal income tax has been postponed for the present be cause of the ib lay in the printing of I the blanks. Dav»- Marks, a well known Montana ! pioneer, has been named -as collector for this county and als«* for Silver Row county Notice «>f the arrival of the Marks and of the collector will be made in the dailv press. I BENJAMIN DIEHL DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS Anaconda, Dec. 31 Benjamin F. I I Mi-hl. born 63 years ag** at Mann's j Choi <•. P » , died suddenly yesterday j at i b>cal hospital, after a very brief j illness. His daughter. Mrs. Nell She«»- ! ban, was by his bedside, having ar rived from the Southern Cross train a few moments before the angel of death J summoned. Mr. Diehl, who was well kn««wn here, is survived by his wife, a son, Lloyd \Y Diehl, at the family '•home. 717 Fast Commercial avenue, land n daughter. Mrs. Blanche Shee han of Southern Cross. Mr. Diehl was ja member of the Mill and Smelter men's union and of the Modern Wood : men «*f America PATRICK CURRAN DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS Anaconda. I>ec. 31.- Patrick Curran died this morning at St. Ann s hospital of pneumonia after a brief illness. He 35 years of age and had been < m ; j.ioy«-d at the smelters for several years, He leaves a widow and three children, > ! j i two sons and a daughter, at the formel home in County Gall way. Ireland. i brother, Coleman Curran, live Paul, and another brother. 1 .a wren ce, at Braddook, Penn. His mother and three sisters and a brother reside in Ireland. Several cousins live in Ana conda and Butte. J Johnson, sineltermen : CASH AND JEWELRY TAKEN FROM CABIN A nat onda. -Swan and M. re»i«ling in a cabin at the rear of 718 Waist Third street, reported last night that their « abin bad been broken into while they ! were absent on shift. Their loss was $::0 in cash, a lady's gold watch trad a man's gold wateth with a gold chain and charm set with rubies. ILLUSTRATED LECTURE. Anaionda, Dec. SI.—An ilhisirnteil lee tu re on the "Holy luind und the l.ife of ('hrint ' »ill be ffiven ;lt -be Nor . weBian Lutheran church tonlifht by the ! RhV r h oundervon of Helens. There ' will he no admission fee. hut an offer Jng will l»e taken* for the home mis ' aions. The lecture will begin p.i -7:31 o'cltx'k. IHD TO in President of Aviation Board Calls- Attention to Po sitions Open italut. N The n \ I,III.Ml III Hie wire mu t»f the I ai Fort mining Ihi ri:.'iiil\ requests those « for tin* aeeond lie rsMlon In the aviation ivrps to immedt. I pin at ion lit ink In ina I l> irly id. •»! \ Itho eu tenants ants not grailnat erienccd will be Minin : if they pa d plicants fhr tin i.ist be within th ■•Kile Met jutants and supi In t be highly tiualificd. xiiniinations will lu* i under 1 • years of »Ith good education iul requisite qualifications "Observation balloon pilots Men nder 19 <»r over 35, good education ; »qtiisite qualifications." I I j j j ! BOXES ARE HELD RECEIVED LUTE Gifts for the Soldiers Will Be Returned to the Senders. xes eoutain u* American held up in ere received too lute for shipment. People who sent such boxes and which would not arrive in New York on Dee. 3 may have the boxes hack by paying the postage, ac cording to instructions received this morning by Postmaster Phil (ioodwin. The government desires publicity for this fact and hopes that those who Ih lieve that their packages did not reach New York in time to In* dispatched across the seas will promptly mail the proper amount of postage. Orders were given on Oet. 27 in re gard t«* Christmas packages for the ex peditionary forces, and Dee. 5 was the last day for receiving such packages. Hundreds, however, sent in the pack ages late. The packages will not he sent to the soldiers now and will be re turned only on condition that the post age is forwarded to "Superintendent Mail Service, New York. N Y" Hmulicds «» Wo »«leu iug Christmas «•ft s for expeditionary f«»rc »S J| r New York 1 h*i a use they REGIMENTAL NIGHT III Tacoma Young Women Feed 5.000 Soldiers in K. of C. Buildings. Camp Lewis, Tacoma, Dec. 31.— 1 The 361st infantry and 316th engineer regiments are planning a big regi mental night program in the Y. M. l\ auditorium tit Camp Lewis for Thursday. The following evening the 346th. 317th and 348th field artillery will unite in giving the battalion night program consisting of a band concert, special music and athletic stunts. A large consignment of tobacco has been receive«! at Camp Lewis for the Custer county. Montana, men in the cantonment. Five thousand soldiers were fed by ou ng women from Tacoma and Seat 'le tit Knights «*f Columbus buildings, Camp Lew is. Sunday. Elaborate pro grams were given by Seattle and Ta ma performers. MEfflCM SOLDIER IS WOUNDED IN AID RAID Washington, Dec Pershing today reported Private Henry J G riffln, engineers, slightly wounded in the air raid on Dec. 23 No details were given. Griffln's mother. Mrs. Margaret Griffin, lives at Ntantie 111 . — General General Pershing also reported 15 deaths, including flve Washington men and otje Oregon man. GREAT TERMINALS ARE TAKEN FOR THE ARMY Washington, Dec. 31.—The Bush ter minals at New York were requisitioned for the use of 'ho army today by Major General Goethals, acting quartermaster general. TO ELECT OFFICERS A meeting of the Silver Bow Spiritual church will be held Wednesday evening at the church for the purpose of electing , . _ officers for die ensuing j eer All mem hers are urged to attend. The no'.lre is sent out by I-resident T H. York, EXPECT HIGHER pie on corn Stocks in Demand on Report That Government Will Pay 25 Cents a Pound. l»rogn«»st ioHt ion too governm«»ht of copper Ht 25 I xpiratioii of tl with the proilmi The present a copper expires Mil tin* si ref! in Wallt »treat would fix the outs a pound alte BULLET GEiLS WILD Jack Duffy. While Intoxicated. Fires Shot at Mrs. Ab bie Sullivan. I Probable murder was prevented this 1 morning through the inability of Jack j Duffy to about dtraight. Duffy and his wife r««*»m ai the St. James' hotel annex, on Arizona street. They hail a row and Duffy. | who wilt» under the influence of liquor, attempted to shoot Mrs Abide Sul livan, the landlady of the place, be cause she entered the room and at tempted t«> interfere. A man who had a room nearby heard the trouble between Duffy and his wife and went to the room. Duffy started at him with a bottle and heat him over the head. It was then that Mrs.. Sullivan appisin-d on the scene. Duffy left the room and on returning in a short time with a revolver met I a colored woman and informed her that he was going to kill someone, at ' the same time displaying a gun He went upstairs to the room of Ids wife, where Mrs. Sullivan was engaged in an effort to quiet her. Without uttering a word, it is said, Duffy pointed the revolver at Mrs. Huffy and fired. Fortunately the bul let went wild. Before Huffy could discharge a second slu»t he was taken in charge and Unlged jail charged with first degr the ' n county issault. UN LIS URL OUT FROM WATER S. j Seattle Cut Off From the East. All Lines Suffer From Floods. Seattle, 31. Railroad j ont inued heavy ruins in the Cosiade mountains were reported toda> as having raised the levels of flood rivers and washouts at various point officials said direct railway communi cation between Seattle and the eas across the mountains probable will not | be resumed for several days. All the lin«'s have suffered from washouts. As one line between Seattle and Portland is open, east-bound trains from here today were being routed by way of Vancouver, Wash., and then eastward through the Columbia river gorge over the Spokane, Portland and Seattle. BUT BEHIND SCHEDULE TRAINS REACH BUTTE Trouble in : to the west Trains to Butte from tin* west are running about 24 hours behind time because of the necessity of detouring, due to the washouts caused by the floods in the Cascades, the Bitter Root mountain; »•Iso caused by melting snows has seriously interfered with service on the Northern Pacific and the Milwau kee- Those lines have alternately used one :in«»ther's tracks in order t«j main tain service. PROMINENT GREAT PILLS RESIDENT DROPS DEAD Heart Trouble Fatal to Frank C. Murray. Member State Legislature. Great Falls, Mont., Dec. 31. Deputy treasurer Hrank C. Murray, secretary of the state fuel administration and a member of lh e last leslslature from ! ascadc county, dropped deud at ..„ work in his oilier here this morning from heart trouble. The dead man democratic member of the legis lature six years ag„ ; sergeant-at arms of the legislature four years Since; present member of the legisla ture from < 'aacade county and one of th. prominent citliens of this section of Montana. He was 4« years of age and leaves a »rife and une child. FUMES OF WHISKEY FROM TOMBSTONES Wichita Kails. Tex. — Significant fumes issuing from among a number of tombstones which had been Jostled about While being shipped from this city to the Mountain View, Oklahoma cemetery attracted the attention of 'revenue officers and resulted In the [discovery of a quantity nf „sis. ineeS.s 2* Kj [ of '»«»•key I packed in among th« stones. KIT DIFFICULTY Price 0 L?°I n n ? iS of a nt 9 v a,n 86 cause of Scanty Receipts. », I icr 31 Freeh strength de- , a the corn market today owing j ess to scantIneHH of receipts and I Deports or difficulty In Rotting ' vhlch to make .dopim-iits from j levators Opening prices, which I ii< unchanged figures to a shad. ' if with Januar • » *l ~**V were cmnil upturn. Suhseipii ii11> en » pernI urea gt |l -t toll..» Ma h ya 11 26\ and May »1.24% ad» offerings being meager, .-spurt business bud als. Higher «luotatious on \ ihIoiis llOgM lifted pm *i : nigh. $1 2rt% May Itila Jan. Ma\ ( |' * S | WtV » 24.< I i>i) Outs No. 3 white, Ryi- No. 2, $1.83. I 10(4 t 60 Timothy ' Clover $20.00(1 2»*.. 00 23.45 23.73 21 20 24.32 .ellow, nominal. No yellow. $1.75(1» 1.78. no % eu si»-, standard. .Atlanta Ringham De by Lauzier Wolcott Co.') 31 Today *k mining urli follow : Bid. Asked. Hostou-Kly ............ Butte and I. «indou ...... Butte-New York ....... Barnes King .......... Butte Capper Zinc ..... Boston tind Montana. .. Calumet and Montana . . Consolidated Arizona . . Coppermines .......... Goldfield (ainsolidaled. . Goldfield Merger ...... Jerome Verde .......... Pilot Butte ............ Ray Hercules .......... S. W. Miami ........... Stewart ............... Success ................ Touopah Belmont ..... «lu Kxtcusion ........ do .Mining ....... I'nited Verde extension. Yukon ................. Davis-Daly ............ »V4 D Vi 21 12 30 V* IV, 4V4 38% 2 LOCAL MARKET the local Friday ... j l;""« 0 " " Butte A- Arizona Rut to A- Ru-orn . Itutte-Rullwh | Hutto The closing quotations change today were: Alberta Petroleum Con . American Oil Montana . Belmont ............... Ramos-King ........... Reaver Oils Alberta ____ >l»per Czar ...... I lutte -Graut Falls ....... Butte A' l-zindon ......... Butte Main Bange ....... Cable Consolidated ...... Call Switch .............. Carney Copper ........ Colusa I conard Extension Copper oxide ............ Davis-I>aly.............. Douglas ................ East Butte Extension ... East Caledonia .......... Elk ltaain Oil ............ Elkho : Intermountain Interstate Oil ! Flathead Petroleum . Furnace Creek Oxide Galena Farm ........ Glen rock Oil ........ Great Buite Copper . Hector Oil Inspimtioi Kinney Oil ............ Merritt Oil ............ Midland Oil ........... Mizpah Extension ..... Montana Canadian..... National Tungsten .... North Butte Extension Northwest Oil ........ Pioneer ............... Original Hannack...... Prudent ini Elk Basin .. ichmoml ............ Kocher «le Boule ...... Stewart............... Bid. Asked. nu» .01% .01 .01 U, now. .00% .85 1.90 .oo*% .or. .08 " .02 >4 .03 .02 V.« .03% .30 30 .35 .or. .08 .13 .15 .08 .02 .02% .00 Vi .25 .28 os .10 .75 5.00 .11*4 .12% .04 Vj .05 04\ .05 .03 .05 .79 .82 .01% .02 >4 .OS .10 12Vi 5.50 .30 .35 .02 .ilS .06% .05 .50 41-75 .99 1.02 .00 21.50 .02 .02»£ .03 .05 .35 .40 .10 " .15 .51 .51 .12«i .15 .03 V». .05 .0244 .03 .20 .30 .30 .50 ■ 0S«S, .09 "4 «4 .03% .00 1.03 7 MONEY MARKET. N«?w Y«jrk, De«'. 31.—Mercantile paper, 5V2<0'5\ per cent. Sterling 40-day bills, 471*4; commer cial 6o-day bills «m banks, 471; commer cial 60-day bils. 470 Vs, demand, 476 16. Francs— Demand. 57344; cables. 571%. Guilders--Demand. 43A%;; cables. 43'4 Lires —Demand, XS6; cables. 834. Rubles—Demand. 12V*; cables, 13U Bar silver. 86% r Mexican dollurs. 69. Government bonds, steady; rulfc«o Hants, strong. Time loans firm. 60. 90 day, and 6 months, 5% bid. Call money, easier; high. 5U; low 4V0 TWO MINERS ARE KILLED IN SN0WSLIDE Haxciton. B C.. Dec. Ï1.-A snowslide on the Hocher De Houle mountain, near here. Kriday killed H. K. McCully and "Hod" Campbell, ml*ers. who were climbing the mountain on their tfay to work. Three other miners were caught by the slide, hut escaped with slight Injuries. Approaches, and a«, ... fur their must liberal „.,i, U ""> «* Ih.M come we will ....a......._ . M *K'' during o.. m *•! endeavor to friendship and patronag «II to feel at lihertv to , mu ranor, rentals, real . «•«»duct uni , Är '»U 3 It <•■»«» I'rotitor •un. 125 W BROADLY THE HEILBRONNER e. i Our Itoiul tin- nervier of lv ., . " 1 as( Broadway " I in\t I m ate Wire |„ l.or respond^,!.. Mutton & ( Telephone* 112 in 151 Hlenln ii K «ml rlotdtut .j I « ,t •«OKItHl IN! The Heilbronner Con Jib) North Mum I 1 lluttc Public STOCK EXCHANGE Orders ICxecuted to Buy or IS«I1 ou All Kxrhtngrs. Stocks Bought and Solti on Commis«« ED. C. SACHS, Manager Direct fr mm B-uki, «or •«,, Too Much Talk, It's Said, on a < s Subject That Interests Every One. c. 31. About the «*nlv tlim»'. that Ksvitzarland ha« too mu h ««f i peace rumors. Travelers wit«« « •in« from Germany, France, Austria .ul I Dt I y say those countries, to««, arc full talk about the conf MlippOHiMl to l>«' going ountries, i :*i*s thaï onstunl - ly here bet\v«'«*n "p«*rson »litu-s" 11 * »in the entente and th«* central powers An American who because «»f his prominence in local affairs must be nameless sums up th«« actual situ« the correspondent has f'uiiid it also, when he points out that tin* presence of notables from b«'lliger« ht countries must not he regarde«! significant boctiun«» while th«*v ini' here to "feel «iut" the s«*ntiin« , i»t of the other siile they aiv not «»ft«*n enuine p«»nce envoys. Any proposition which uni ra aent is willing to ndvance. ««r t a« opt. can he stated by any « - i t whose pr«*sen«*e here is not ev«*n ii"t««l in«i who is without authority t«« «I « tnor«» than deliv«*r or listen t" « i *" No one has been «•oniprnim l exhibit««! on kness" that h« particularly "signs r*f terms." That such tentative "f »een put out repeatedly s rlouht, hut it is not th«*> »used the over recurring pea«« mors to circulate, hut rather presence from tiim* to time <»f tional characters from either sid«* facts seem to indicate that, if negotiations actually arc g»*itiL r <*m they arc privately conducted, for their spectiva governments, by unpr« t«*n tious and more or less unoffi«*ial i»«*t sons. One American asserts that he In« acted as a "peace emissary" f«>r the qitente, and in this capacity met 1 «Orman of inconspicuous station, who. tho American was gi\«'ti t «* bel" '« I prepared to make n peace pr«» posal. The two met. the German e plained that he understood he was receive, rather than submit, a i* 1 plan. Convinced that there ha«l 1 e . misunderstanding, neither would •ould 'talk business," and so th« v shook hands and left. Mathias Krzhcrger. the Gcrimn centrist deputy, on«» time "uncrowncl king behind the Prussian thr«»n«- i «tuoted as having said he had had m interview with an English "pr »« « agent." But it is believed here * i't Erzherger's fellow' conféré«» was on° of the unofficial kind Something like three years <»f th>s^ diet of peace rumors has left the ma jority of Swiss pessimistic. Mention peace and the average Swiss shakes his head sadly. Roll a few big Hn ' 1 imi>osing names from your tongue and he become« positively gloomy. f" r he is like the child who has once been burntHl by the fire—and has learned tho utter futility of sottitiK nny store by the presence of various hip char «»> «.ii« 1»» cnrmic »» »c...— « ....... act ere from aU nations who. at «»ne time or another, have been her«* <»r time or another, have been have been .sa hi, to he here. That secret. unoffU-inl pear? discus That secret, unofficial peacf discus aions l»etween representatives of both,«'« ...V...___have no aides who are not bound and have no authority have taken place and per haps are taking place is generally be lieved. GONE TO HER HEAD Mrs. Kxe—T»H'y m\ site's uver »hoppinu. Mrs. Wye—She is. Why. her peer Vuishund comphrlM ihnt etie 'I' 11 bed clothes off him »Imost every riirt«—thinks she's exsm'oln* «»reHS Roods nt a bnrgaln crush ri'.y Public MustSi# Little Fell«! 1er Treat th* Ho? ft., mt lux <kU H.4 •**'. um« s the"BBt Thf Hoy S -< àt km» who d«rtiUÉi Tbl • uiii|«iaiit r thf blue poSHlXfeC? « hIM ML and frf .Mil dis n, ..niit-r n '• r*>tkou with lit the th«- thw « X till twt i. sirn tti I olS plete this j«haa \\ i v »nid lib N C M..D.I ihat fr.TiB»»«C are aiifiit.« nf tVce' iiiu.st I *« 1 treat«! insults I" tHnm sa nv light as !« ;•.!. o:t .-r Titsp«#. fjj 4 -. n f!s»« '' '., ; ;,. • •» • .. || ,nnlfi n w . a rs. fhf 1 . v Charle* * ^ x y p»»t»*r Mrb , ^ n '; . ,nd Arthur , |C KAI DELA« Jf^, n yVil8 hincton J 0 a ii the « ' ^ ^ ( . rPtar y ,N * -«porfet lte fnre d* « " .. lht , i^u«*r I,(It tv«* have h«ri^ treatniftil to thrW*^ ,i..ii.g their bit Wtjj not h« tolerat«*«! it'!»' "Th«* 8UCM0I ol , aicn m Bulk 4 Scouts and A 1 them.'' Th«* «*«••' it Ü si ruction. 1 « today suit nrilvvwCM HANNIFIN FO HELDJ f uperal ^ ita . fr«»ni the ^ Wa^ir,« a high m-v* *> * f ,t 9:30 «.'clock. I 8 ('at hohe cemeten redfieloi ; tsp*. with tile j. • pe 1 -*) ** ' _ cre tary • ** . K , ir » ; ,a* t J i tb« te«»« 1 his hurra" stamptn^ un psp*** B ^^ tb g 1 , , 0 f^r* 1 _ ! be ^ ^ 11 refus® 6 14 siHieli« 1 - THÏ ••Why dont j * f da«n lb# W'lwl kl " Suh®° r '^* ^ '