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Wholesale and Retail MEATS Milk and Vegetables, Oysters, Fish and Game in Season. ICE RETAILERS ROUNDUP "MONTANA. FOR MEALS LIKE MOTHER USED TO MAKE ---- GG TC---- The St. aul Pining Room Mrs. Theo. Schmitz, Prop. OPPOSITE C. M. & St. P. DEPOT. ROUNDUP, MONT Special for minerS THE ONLY PLACE TO BOARD IS AT THE MILWAUKEE CAFE We will board you by the month or week or will sell you commutation ticket $5.60 FOR $5.00 We are the only ones in town who have meals on the bill of fare for 25 CENTS We Give quick service and better meals than any other restaurant. Meals served at all hours and open day and night. ..... THE MILWAUKEE CAFE. The European Hotel Large, NewlyFurnished Rooms SPECIAL RATES TO REGULAR ROOMERS. POOL TABLES In Connection | Soft Drinks,Tobacco & Cigars. DAVID LONEY, Prop. Main Street, • Roundup, Mont. Our Stock is New and Complete H I tpMil L ' 'jr We Solicit Your Business Bruckerts' Livery Feed & Sale Stable First Class Rigs & Careful Drivers Good Saddle Horses HAY & GRAIN FOR SALE B. F. BRUCKERT, Proprietor The Roundup Record A. W. EISELEIN. Editor and Publisher Published every Friday at Kouudup, Montana. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. 12.00 per year strictly In advance: 12.60 if not so mild. Entered as second-class matter June 5, 1000 at the post office at Koundup, .Mon tana. under the Act of March 8. 187». FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1908. Musselshell Newa. (Too late for last week.) Robert H. Carson arrived on last Saturday's train from a short busi ness trip to Billings. W. L. Houston, representing Armour & Co. stopped off to inter view the local merchants Tuesday of this week. Judge and Mrs. H. W. Ostrander of Fattig were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Handel Sat urday of last week. Mrs. S. A. Boland and Mrs. Mary Milne of this place were Roundup visitors Thursday of this week, call ing on the Marceyes families who are relatives of the above ladies. A petition is being circulated for the re-establishment of a Post Oflice at Wolfspring with Wm. Me Gin nis as Postmaster. Wolfspring is about 17 miles south of Musselshell on the old Custer stage route, and bids fair to become quite a point within the next year. Warren C. Niler accompanied by Mrs. Dhale both of Mosby, Mont., were attending to land and busi ness matters Monday and Tuesday of this week. Mr. Niles states that he resides tributary to this section hut it requires a journey of over 250 miles to reach Glendive his county seat. J. O. Abslier of the Musselshell meat market made a hurrid trip to Underwood N. I), returning on Wednesday's train. He reports ex tremely cold weather in the section that lie visited also a great deal of snow and that people there dis believed his story of the line Mont ana weather with no snow up to the present time. Wright Harvey, Joe Llewellyn and John Deskins of this place at tended the funeral of Andrew Ful ton a former resident of this section hut late of Custer. Mr. Fulton made many warm friends while here who extend their deepest sym pathy to • the bereaved widow and children. The funeral was held in Billings last Sunday. He died of pneumonia. Services were held almost every night this week by Rev. Van Orsdel assisted by Rev. Haynes the local minister. They were greeted by a good audience each night. Rev. Van Orsdel or "Brother Van" as lie is more comonly called was met here by his brother Isaac Van Ors del who had not met for a long time and are enjoying their visit very much. James Carr an old timer in this section died suddenly of pneumonia some time Wednesday night and was hurried the following day in the Musselshell c e m e t e r y. Rev. Haynes conducting the funeral ser vices. "Jimmie," as he was com monly called, had been working for F. J. Nolan for a considerable length of time and was well liked by his employer and also had a great many friends in this part of the country. The funeral was held at the Hill Top Hotel where Mr. Carr had been stopping for some time. If one can drop a penny in a vend ing machine and obtain a piece of chewing gum or a handful of pea nuts, why not be able to drop a coin and secure a postage stamp? That is what the postoffice depart ment wants to make a popular feature of its service and in an or der issued recenty announcement is made that the department is now preparing to issue limited quantities of postage stamps in rolls of 500 or 1,000 for use in stamp vending and stamp affixing machines. Post masters desiring to try the new pro position are requested to make re quisition to the department. !E a PRESTON NEVADA'S STAR PRISONER, LATE CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT. Voung Man Undergoing Long Sen tence for Murder Committed During Labor Troubles—Nominated by Socialist Labor Party. ^ Carson City, Nev.—Just south of Carson City, at the site of one of the innumerable hot springs that gush up at intervals in that barren land, is situated the Nevada penitentiary, con taining now some 300 convicts. It probably is the most delightful penal establishment in the world, and is con ducted upon such a liberal basis that the residents of the state refer to it as the best hotel In Nevada. As a matter of fact, there is some Batire in the general comment, because the sen tences being served there are for the most part excessive, the natural re sult of the administration of law in a new and mining country. Among the prisoners there is one of more than passing interest, a young fellow 24 years old, with a clear cut, intellectual face, big, clear blue eyes, a gentle manner, a sweet, music al voice, white teeth, the address and bearing of a gentleman, who is serv ing a sentence of 25 years. He was the candidate of the Socialist Labor party for president of the United States at the recent election. His name Is Morrie R. Preston, and his crime is murder, committed under the stress of influences engendered by the Federation of Labor in the mining dis tricts of the west. A gentler mur derer you could by no means find, not if you sought him through all the pages of romance and history, nor a «i PRU7DN J10RRIE R. less likely aspirant for the office of president. He was the candidate of his party with a view of securing his release from prison, but such is the antagonism of the laborers and em ployers in the state that his being named on the ticket is only another bolt on his prison door. Preston was a picket working for the miners at Goldfield, and in front of the establishment of a restaurant keeper charged with unfairness to a female employe, a member of the union. The restaurant keeper at tempted to drive the pickets away, and drew a pistol, whereupon Preston shot him dead. Preston pleadéd self defense, but was found guilty and recommended to mercy. The judge sentenced him to 25 years' imprison ment. "My defense was the one which rests on the first law of nature, self preservation." said Preston to a vis itor. "My candidacy was the product of sympathy by the members of my party. The latter probably will be as unavailing as the former, and my declination of the nomination was not listened to. I am the creature and the victim of circumstances. I am no mur derer, and no politician." To understand how the prisoner came to his fate would require a re view of the whole labor question -as presented by the miners in the west. The federated body of labor have de manded too much, and the employers have exacetd too much, and Preston has been raught between the two mill stones, which will grind him up with out a doubt. The Socialist Labor party is not strong enough nor homogene ous enough to exert a definite influ ence for his benefit, and until the bit ternesses have been allayed there is but little likelihood that, he will obtain his release. Still, sympathy for him is increasing. His trouble is that he is ranked wilh Harry Orchard and Haywood and Pettibone, when, as a alter of fact, he is as alien in spirit and disposition to those men as water is to oil. As to his candidacy for president, it is only neecssary to say that he would not command atten lion as aspiring for constable under 0 her conditions than that of a victim of the law. His fellows in prison form a body almost as noticeable as himself. Re cruit'd from the mining camps, they are for the most part young men, se 1 vtej lives and peculiarly intelligent youth, drawn in many Instances from the universities and colleges of the east, who, unable to withstand the temptations of gambling and drink's, were rounded up and corraled in prison. Folly. r. ry ba a pi arl in the ocra ysi but anyone wan'ir. ■ r-'i be f'-Vsh to go to : ' .-e to buy '.hem.—Detro> ;\£\£\£\V' n. r. sïïAtison (o. Roundup, Montana EXCLUS IVE GROCERS Our Qualities Make Our Prices Popular STOP THAT COUGH WITH KELLY'S KOFF KURE ROUNDUP DRUS GO. Opposite First National Bank, Phone 6« NEW DRUG STORE and JEWELIJY STORE Watch Repairing Guaranteed for One Year COMPLETE LINE OE DRUGS AND STATIONERY i Roundup Baking Company F. C. Bennighoff, Prop. Wholesale and Retail Everything in the Line of Bakery Goods. Wedding Cakes a Specialty. , .VW.VA , AmmWAVAVV,V. , .VAV.V.'.V.WA , A\WA W. H. LEWIS J. E. EUBANK . £ Lewis & Eubank Designers- "Contractors- »Builders Ians A Estimates Furnished ROUNDUP, MONTANA »wa%v.w^%w.«.wsv.wwaw^wawavwvwA Fraternal Order of Mountaineers A MONTANA ORGANIZATION THAT ACCEPTS MEN AID WOMEN Insurance that pays for accidents and death Roundup Cabin No. 22 just organized with 65 charter members composed of the best people in the city. GET RATES FROM MEMBERS Fred Martix, C. M. Arthur L. Haight, V. C. M. Johx C. Caret. Secretary Peaatylvaaia Coal Exhausted in 84 Years? That the entire coal supply of the Pennslylvania coal fields will be ex hausted in eighty-four years was the alarming prediction made re cently by Prof. William Griffith, a mining expert and geologist of Scranton, Pa., at the hearsng of the goverment suit against the anthracite coal carrying railroads for illegal combination in restraint of trade under the provisions of the Sherman anti-trust law. Prof. Griffith estimated the total available supply of antracite coal for ship ment in 1905 at 2,229,650 tons, am said at the present rate of con sumption the supply would be use< up in 1992. Under cross-examination Pro! Griffith admitted that lus estimai of the supply of coal still availabl had not included the probable yeil of the so-called semi-anthracite cos fields of northern Pennsylvanis These, he judged, would cover territory of about 2,000 acres. I answer to further questions he gav it as his opinion that only 50 pt cent of the coal in the regions mer tioned had been mined and marl eted.