O OU N DU P is the
LV Queen City of the
Great Musselshell Valley.
ie Roundup Record.
CERGUS county is the
a land of promise and op
VOLUME I .-NO. 32
ROUNDUP, MONTANA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1908
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TAFT IS ELECTED
Sweeping Victory for Republican Party
Taft and Sherman Elected by
PRAY RE ELECTED TO CONGRESS
Governorship Fight Still Doubtful—Rspublicmns Elect Beth Re>
presentstivee. Judge. Attorney, Administrator, Coroner
and Surveyor in Fergus County.
The election of Tuesday resulted
in a sweeping victory for William
Howard Taft and James S. Sher
man, the republican candidates for
president and vice president, while
the entire state ticket with the pos
sible exception of governor is elect
ed with a handsome majority. The
governorship is still in doubt. Chas.
M. Pray is re-elected as congress
man carrying the state by about
3 , 000 .
Taft carried New York City by
about 15,000 plurality, this being
the first time the city has given its
vote to the republican presidential
candidate since 1896, when Mr.
McKinley had a small plurality.
Mr. Taft received a greater plurality
in New York State New Jersey and
Massachusetts than Roosevelt did
four years ago.
Practically no change is indica
ted in the national house of repre
sentatives, while the senate will re
tain its present republican ma
It was the most sweeping victory
ever known in the country. States
that the democratic leaders were
certain they would carry, gave over
whelming pluralities for the repub
lican candidate and ticket, until
the figures reached astounding pro
The like of it has never been
known in American politics. As
Chairman Hitchcock aptly stated
in an interview his only mistake
seems to have been in underestima
ting the popularity of Taft and the
number of votes he would poll.
Th« EJectorial Vote.
For Taft: California, 10; Con
necticut, 7; Deleware, 3; Idaho. 3;
Illinois, 27; Indiana, 15; Iowa, 13;
Kansas, 10; Maine, 6; Maryland, 8;
Massachusetts, 18; Michigan, 14;
Minnesota, 11; Montana, 3; New
E can furnish
your home cel
lar to garret.
/^hWING to our ever increasing business, and over crowded quarters, we have found it necessary to
^ establish our second busy corner in the Severson Building, where we are displaying a more com
plete line than ever of Gent's Furnishings, Ladies' Misses' and Childrens* Shoes, in connection with a
new and complete line of Rugs, carpets, Linoleum, oil clothes mattings, carpet sweepers, trunks, suit
cases and traveling Bags.
We Have Two Cars of Stoves Rolling.
Everything in Furniture.
Hats and Caps
Boots and Shoes
Sheep skin lined overcoats
Gold Seal Overshoes
Shelf & Heavy Hardware
Harnesses & Saddles
Harness and Saddle Repairs
Wagons & Buggies
Fairbanks Morse & Co.'s,
Aermotor & Waterloo
EVERY DAY IS BARGAIN DAY
H. E. MARSHALL
Hampshire, 4; New Jersey, 12; New
York, 39; North Dakota, 4; Ohio,
23; Oregon, 4; Pennsylvania, 34;
Rhode Island, 4; South Dakota, 4 ;
Utah, 3; Vermont, 4; Washington,
5; West Virginia, 7; Wisconsin, 13;
Wyoming, 3. Total 309.
The states carried for Bryan are
Alabama, 11; Arkansas, 9; Col
orado, 5, Florida, 5; Georgia, 13;
Kentucky, 13; Louisiana, 9; Miss
issippi, 10; Nevada, 3; Nebraska,
8, North Carolina, 12; Oklahoma,
7; South Carolina, 9; Tennessee, 12;
Texas, 18; Virginia, 12. Total,
The Result in Fergus County.
Although Taft carried Fergus
county by about 375 and Donlan
by about 200, the democrats suc
ceeded in electing Martin for
sheriff, Marshall for assessor, Ritch
for clerk of court, Robinson for
treasurer, Parrent for county com
missioner, and Myersick for clerk
and recorder. Judge Cheadle, re
publican candidate for district
judge and Miss Noble, democratic
candidate for superintendent of
schools had no opposition.
The following is the count in
R. R. Com., 6 yr.—
R. R. Com., 4 yr.
R. R. Com., 2 yr.
Sec'y of State—
Y oder, republ ican.........93
Essel sty n, republican......88
Cunningham, republican.. .92
Tol an, democrat..........53
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O ur fall stock of dry goods is now on display, and
such an array of pretty things has never yet
been seen in this part of the country. Be sure to
look at our line of Dress Goods---they are sure to
please you. Dependable Goods at Popular Prices.
W e have just received a most complete and up
to-date line of Foot-Schulze & Co. shoes-the
shoes that fit well, wear well and look well. If you
desire to have] quality, beauty and popular price
combined and ensure lasting comfort in your foot
wear, purchase a pair of Foot-Schulzeshoes. Better
leather has never been tanned than goes into these
shoes. Ease, elegance and perfection of fit are
their strongest points.
Corner Main St. and 1st Ave
R. R. CO. MAKES
Will Macadnmize Main Thorofarea
of Roundup If Citizens Will
Ruild Cement Sidewalk».
At the regular meeting of the
Commercial Club of Roundup held
in the Grand hotel Tuesday even
ing, W. W. Taylor, in behalf of the
C., M. & St. P. Railway company,
presented a proposition which is of
vital importance to every citizen of
Roundup and which should meet
with everybody's hearty approval.
The proposition in question is to
the effect that the railroad com
pany will grade and gravel Front
avenue (formerly Railway avenue),
and four blocks of Main street, pro
viding the citizens owning property
on said streets will build cement
sidewalks, the company to con
struct walks in front of lots still
owned by them.
That this would make a vast im
provement in the oppearance of
Roundup goes without saying and
it is to he earnestly hoped that the
idea will be carried to a successful
completion. The meeting was
unanimously in favor of the propo
sition submitted by Mr. Taylor and
steps were taken to see that the
necessary sidewalk is built. A
committee consisting of M. H.
Wall, L. M. Law and Ray Bushnell
was appointed to confer with the
property owners effected by the
move and to get the approval, if
possible, of outside lot owners.
As frost will interfere with the
laying of cement sidewalks it would
he impossible to do anything in the
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