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C. H. Lawrence and wife of Fattig spent a few days visiting withC. H. Kiner and family in town this week. Mrs. Ostrander and Mr. Lawrence are sister and brother of Mrs. Kiner. The First National Bank of Roundup OFFICERS F. M. WALL, President IL M.CALKINS, V.Pres. C.R.CIIENEY, Cashier DIRECTORS T. A. MARLOW M. M. KLEIN F. M. WALL R. M. CALKINS C. R. CHENEY CAPITA! $ 25000.00 SURPLUS $ 5000.00 Places as your disposal its facilities and invites you to make use of them. Let us serve you. JENSVOLD & SORENSON CO | A. J. BRAGSTAD Blacksmith* Horseshoei n g. G encrai £ Blacksmithing, Wagon & -2 Buggy Repairing..... « YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED 1 Roundup, Montana 2 ►♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦< f Try a gallon of j PURE OIL ► NO ODOR \ NO SMOKE t NOT FRO TRUST nmiuus uvt it Julius Redman CUSTOM T AI LOR Everything in the latest styles and Fabrics Cleaning & Pressing Promptly Done At European Hotel PUUI0S sim mm aid mm PilS FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS n Easy Paymemts On flltV m Lewistown, Mont I j PLEASES BI6 AUDIENCE Gaiety Amusement Co. Pleases Big Crowd in the Skating Rink Sunday Evening The Gaiety Amusement Com pany. Roundup's own moving pic ture show, played to a record break ing house Sunday evening, the aud ience being highly pleased with the class of films shown. The program consisted principally of comedy numbers among which was a par ticularly amusing one entitled, "A Trip Around a Star," wherein an old astronomer becomes enraptured with a pretty damsel in a distant star whom he sees thru his tele scope. She beckons to him and the scientist racks his brain for a de vice which will enable him to go to her. He finally hits on a scheme which has all present modes of air travel skinned to a frazzle. Envelop ing himself in a soap bubble he leisurely floats to his love in the skies, and his experiences in fairy land among the stars is amusing. In returning to Mother Earth the flimsy soap bubble bursts and lie has to resort to his umbrella as a parachute. The umbrella turns in side out and the decent is just a little too rapid to suit the old gent who finally lands on a weather wane on top of a church steeple. Other interesting as well as in structive films shown were the "Cross Country Run," and "The Coke Industry." Another performance will he given by this company this afternoon and evening. After the first of the year this popular amusement company will establish a circuit including the towns on this line of road from Melstone to Harlowton, playing at each point once a week. ELEDT OFFICERS Local Aerie of Eagles Have An nual Election of Officers Wed nesday Evening The local aerie of Eagles had their annual election of officers at the regular meeting Wednesday even ing, the following being the officers chosen for the ensuing year: E. W. Raj', past worthy presi den t ;\[Carl N. Thompson, wort hy president; Wallace Strait, worthy vice president; Carl Manuel, chapel; A. T. Miller, secretary; C. R. Cheney, treasurer; Henry P. Nelson, conductor; R. J. Dobson, inside guard; Art Bragstad, outside guard; Dr. W. R. Smith, physician; Fred Martin. F. M. Wall and P. L. New ton, trustees. The aerie lias also made arrange ments for the use of the lodge rooms in the new Bushnell & Thompson building as soon as completed. Dead Resurrected to Save the Living. Uncanny resurrections from the dead are foreshadowed by current science. Dr. Alexis Carrel of the Rockefeller institute lias showen how the knee joint of a dead man has replaced the injured joint of a living person, how the arteries of husband and wife have been suc cessfully joined so that the wife might endure the shock of a sur gical operation; how an infant's blood has been revitalized by the blood of its perent; how a human artery and jugular vein have been interchanged and are fulfilling each other's function; how the kidneys of a cat were substituted for the correspondings organs of another; and how a living fox terrier now 'risks'about on the legs of a dead companion. "In my experiments to preserve arteries" says Carrel, "I found that dessication would not do, but pro duced a state of absolute death. Then I put the arteries in refrigera tors and kept them in hermetically sealed tubs at a temperature a little above freezing. I found that an artery could he kept alive for sixty days and substituted for the artery of a living animal." It is predieted that jthe day is not distant when the perfect organs of a man, who in life had been .free from disease, may he kept in cold storage after his death and used to replace diseased organs in living man. m m 2 / J ß/mNC£sltoM0rrox NOW had been falling In the mountains many days before Christmas. Down in the sunbright valley mother and little Nina gazed up at the shining peaks and were home Bick. They would gladly have forgot ten snow, but father was In a moun tain cabin all alone. s "Will he hang his stockings by the 1 stone fireplace?" asked Nina, "and don't you s'pose he'll be 'vited some where to dinner?" "I wish we had stayed with him," ■aid mother. "If he can live through the winter in the mountains, so could we." "But he told us 'no,' don't you re member? He said he brought us to southern California on purpose so we could live always in a summer land." Mother sighed. The little family had been west only a few weeks when father was offered a position as book keeper for a lumber company away up In the Sierras. Living in the moun tains had been delightful through the summer, but at the first hint of cold weather the tent home was packed, fa ther bought a cabin and sent mother and the little daughter to the valley. Father was an artist and he de clared that he should like nothing better than to paint pictures of snowy peaks with no one to interrupt him and nothing else to do but to guard the company's property. "It is a wonderful chance," he had insisted. Mother and Nina had tried to be lieve he was right; but the little bungalow which they rented already furnished, seemed but a poor excuse for a house. "I wish I could see him hang up his stocking," continued Nina. "Oh, I wish I could put this penwiper I'm making In the very toe of It!" Mother made no reply. She wished so much that she, too, might help fill that lonely stocking in the mountain cabin. "Oh, mother, mother 1" exclaimed Nina, dropping her spool and scissors and springing to her feet. "I have a beautiful idea! Tou always have to keep your Christmas presents, don't yon? You never can send them back, can you?" "Surely not," was the answer. "But, mother, s'pose you wish your Christmas present hadn't come. Would It be very polite to tell the ones that gave It to you that you were getting along nicely without their Christmas present and that you really didn't want It?" "Why, of course not, Nina. We must think of the loving thought be hind the gift, even If Uncle John should send no skates this very win ter!'' Two arms flew swiftly around moth er's neck. "Oh, I have such a be autiful Idea," repeated Nina. "We'll ride on the stage with the Christmas box and give ourselves to father for a Christmas present. He wouldn't return hie Christmas present, now, would he?" "Would you be contented, Nina, to live up there all winter?" asked mother. "You must remember that we will be four miles from Fredalba. You will have no little girls to play with, no school, no Sunday school, no—'' "But, mother, can't we have a school with you for the teacher, and a Sun day school? Can't 1 have a whole mv of snow men to play with? And, mother! we'll have a real Christmas!" Thus it happened that two passen gers went up the trail on the last stage of the old year. "Anybody going to meet you In Fredalba?" asked the stage driver. "The weather is pretty severe up here a few thousand feet higher. Had lots of rain in the valley and that means snow storms In the mountains." "No one will meet us." said mother, "but we know the trail from Fredalba and our burros are there, although we didn't expect to aee them again until next summer." "You can telephone from Fredalba," suggested the stage driver. "They tell me your husband has a telephone out at camp." "But we're Christmas presents," ex plained Nina; "so we must surprise him. Don't you know that to-night will be Christmas eve?'' "If the wind dosen't come up, you'll be all right," the man replied, but unless I'm mistaken, there's ■ heavy snow falling in the mountains this minute." At Fredalba every one advised mother and Nina not to attempt the trail until morning. This time it was moi her who would push on. "YVe know the trail so well," said the, "and the burros know it better. In two ho irs we can reach camp." "It seems to me," said the stage driver as he watched Ihe two disap m ar around the curve, "it seems to me that some folks haven't any ser.se," and shutting his lips in a daterai! id '.ishion he went to the tele; hone i.nd ■tilled for Nina's father 'T'i tell him his folks are coming and to out to meet them," he explained to the men standing near. "Otherwise the poor fellow may have a surprise he won't like on Christmas day." To the stage driver's dismay there was no answer to his call. Father's cabin in the Sierras was evidently de serted. "See here," said he to a friend, "you call Brown up in half an hour and tell him that his wife and daughter are on the trail." "The wires are down," declared a big man who came In at that moment from outside. "No use trying to tele phone." With fear for the safety of his pas sengers, the stage driver drove down the trail to the valley. In the meantime the two plodded along on the sure footed burros, call ing merrily to each other as they passed the well-known landmarks. On and on, up and up they toiled, the snow falling faster and faster, the wind more furious every minute. One mile, two miles. By that time the snow blinded them and but for the faithful burros they could not have kept the trail. It grew colder and colder, and the short afternoon was ended. That meant sudden darkness among those solemn, snow-clad peaks. It meant too, that mother and Nina But for the Faithful Burros They Could Not Have Kept the Trail. were thoroughly frightened. They couldn't talk except to urge the burros on. The wind took their breath. "We won't be Christmas presents, I'm afraid," sobbed Nina, through chattering teeth. "Say your prayers," suggested moth er, "it is all we can do now." They had long since dropped the reins and trusted the burros to choose their own way. Mother recalled story after story of men who had perished on those mountain trails and she blamed herself for ever attempting such a journey. Suddenly a welcome sight appeared before the struggling travelers. "The lights of Mr. Dean's cabin!" exclaimed Nina. "Oh, mother! We have reached Mr. Dean's ranch and , we're still alive! To-morrow we'll see father!" A funny thing then happened. Both burros began to bray. Mother and Nina laughed and cried at the sound. Instantly the signal was answered. Robert Dean flung open the cabin I door and In a flood of light beheld his visitors. "Well, well, well!" he exclaimed. "YY'ho told you that we're having a I Christmas dinner here this evening, turkey and all? YY'hy, Miss Nina, your father is or was at the table!" The next thing Nina knew she was In her father's arms and mother was removing her wraps. "Are we frozen or anything, moth er?" asked the child. "No we're all right and so are the burros," was the reply. "Oh. how glad everybody Is!" the little girl exclaimed. "And I'm hungry —and—and father, we're your Christ mas presents!" Father, for some reason couldn't say "thank you," but didn't speak of re turning the precious gifts and it is doubtful If anywhere In the valley be low there was such happiness as filled the mountain cabin that Christmas eve. Why 8he Stood Thorc. "Don't you think," suggested a young man to his partner at a dance, "that we should move farther up the room out of the draught?" "Oh, well. If you like!" replied the girl, snappishly. It was only when they moved away that the youth noticed that they had been beneath a large bunch of mis tletoe. A Useless Present. ' tint—Yes. Johnny, Santa Claus brought you a bahv brother. Jchnny—Great Scot! Another pres r.f ihat ain't any use! F. M. WALL CO Price -- Quality - - Service Have Just Received A car of California canned fruits, car of Eastern canned fruits and vegetables car of all' kinds of California dried fruits in all sized boxes. SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK Rex Flour 501b. sack $1.65 " " 1001b.sack 3.25 251b. Good Prunes 1.50 151b. Pail Jelly .60 51b. Pail Jelly .30 4 one lb. cans Erie Jam Assorted .25 7 cans Deviled Ham .25 Eastern Solid Packed Tomatoes, 2 cans for .25 per case 2.90 Corn, Easternnewpack per can .10 per case 2.00 We have on hand a heavy stock of hay,oats wheat & bran F. M. WALL CO. THE PEOPLE'S POPULAR STORE m« tt um » t t m t titt î t îî « î îî îi itmiun tniîîiiî îîîiitiMmitimiMMMmnHiiHMMt». ttM(nt Henry P. 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