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The Roundup Record.
VOLUME I.--NO. 44 ROUNDUP, MONTANA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1909 $2.00 Per Year in Advance \\ r / \ «vs a \ // ' ; I / X/imw'* I y / YMM tV ' l. ' ' 7 /«1A11Ï. rlflf Ik THE BOSTON CASH STORE Is the Place to Buy Your CLOTHING DRYGOODS FURNISHINGS 4* ---\ V\^E excell in our lines be '* cause we make a speci alty of It. The latest In novel ties can always be seen at THE BOSTON. Ladies* Lure Ladies* Cloaks Skirls Waists Dressing Subtitles Line Shoes for .Men. Women <r Children Quality Guaranteed :THE: PURE DRUGS Toilet Articles We always carry a com plete line of up-to-date toilet goode. REPUBLIC PHAkMACY MATERMAN S FOUNTAIN PENS STATIONERY A large line of high grade stationer}' will be found at our 6tore. Gandies NEW SHIPMENTS WEEKLY ALWAYS FRESH HAIGHT -BLAIR CO. Roundup : Montana DELEGATION GOES TO HELENA Will Convince Solons or Necessity of the New Couny BILL UP IN LOWER HOUSE Representative Burke of Deer Lodge Introduces Bill in House Monday. A delegation of citizens and bus iness men of Roundup left here Tuesday for Helena, their object being to impress the members of the state legislature, which is now in session in that city, of the neces sity of the passage of the county division bill providing for the crea tion of the new county of Mussel shell. The party consisted of S. M. •Johnson, J. W. Newton, M. M. Klein, H. B. Thompson, E. W. Ray, W. R. Smith and C. F. Richardon. This hunch with W. K. Quarles. L. R. Carroll and M. II. Wall who have been at the capital for several weeks, will make a formidable lob by, and undoubtedly will be pro ductive of a world of good. The delegation will remain in Helena the remainder of the week. The latest advices from the cap ital relative to the bill are very op timistic over its passage. The bill was introduced in the lower house Monday by Rep. Burke of Deer Lodge. Burke is the aeknowleged Democratic lloor leader of the house of representatives, and was a strong candidate for the speakership of that body. The house is Democrat by a small majority. After its initial introduction the bill was referred to the committee on counties and "municipal corpora tions where it is now under consid eration. The welfare of the bill in the house depends in a greater measure upon a favorable report of the committee, hut up to this dme it is not known what disposi tion the committee has made of it. L. R. Carroll, representing the pro posed countv,was given a healing be fore this committee Wednesday. Rep. R. B. Thompson of this county is a member of this committee. In case of its failure in the house Senator Edwards of Rose Bud and Tooley of Meagher have promised to see that it shall be given a fair hearing in the upper house. Support for the bill is growing stronger every day, and the pros pects for its passage are very bright Besides the names of the first set ofollieersas stated in last week's issue of The Record, that of Lew Fisco for sheriff has been added. a boundries of the recorded plat of > the townsite of Roundup and the I first addition, instead of taking as j his authority the map of the pro- ! posed incorporation prepared by j (IMli DATE or tu Mistake in Notice Throws Off In corporation Election Two Weeks The election to decide for or ; against incorporation of Roundup, which had been set for the 27th of February, has been postponed at least two weeks bv a mistake which occured in the election notice. The notice as published in The Record last week did not include all of the territory desired to have in the corporate limits, and as given in the petition for incorporation. In describing the limits the county clerk and recorder simply gave the Engineer Pennell, and which in cludes considerably more territory. The error was not discovered until after its publication, and as the election has to be advertised thirty days another date will have to be set. A special meeting of the county commissioners has been called for next Monday at which time they will take up the matter and appoint a new election. This will bring the election about March 13th. A1 Shaw Elected Fire Chiet— Chemical Engine Ready For Use. Coincident with the arrival of the chemical lire engine recently pur chased by the commercial club, a meeting of the citizens was held TRAIL THE 2» >5? &rw£ <2? <5 bQl n-> cT iX Vv fit & 82 xjt.c m K es 7 > o a; £3 r V last Friday evening for the purpose of organizing a volunteer tire de partment. Al Shaw, who has been an active member of the fire com mittee appointed by the commer cial club was chosen as fire chief with instructions to appoint assist ants and to apportion each member his duty. A shed has been built in the rear of the Citizens State Bank to house the fire engine, and on Wednesday the engine was taken out of the depot, loaded up and is now ready for any emergency. Fire Chief Shaw has made arrange ments with the Republic Coal Co., to connect a siren fire whistle to their boiler at mine No. 1. An elec tric fire alarm with three or four stations distributed around town will be connected with the engine room at the mine. detail m mm Form Local Union and Elect Offi cers— W i 11 Affiliât e With National Organization. The clerks employed in the var-j ions retail establishments in Round up met Tuesday evening in j Sehrump's store for the purpose of j organizing a local union. Those! present were all in favor of the i project and an organization was: perfected with the following officers: Frank Philippe, president. J. W. Beaver, first vice pres. W. A. Lewis, second vice pres. Cliff Simpson, ree. secretary. Jay Webster, financial sec. W. F. Patterson, treasurer. The local union starts out with a membership of seventeen, and will affiliate with the national oiganiza tion of retail clerks. Its president, Frank Philippe, is the pioneer clerk of Roundup, having been employed in Sehrump's store since that esfab lishment opened its doors early last year. Alex Fairgrieye, president of the Montana Federation of Labor, was present to help in perfecting the organization. PUSH ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT All Necessary Machinery to Be on Ground in Short Time. MINE OFFICIALS HERE No Time Will Be Spared in Getting Plant in Run ning Order. G. W. Mi and H. V. president. geatli, J. U. Griedlev Roadinger of Omaha, ecrctary and treasurer respi ctively of lie Roundup Coal Mini ur Co.. wer ' i i the city s •veral da vs this w< >ek lot king over their aty In re. I'liev found the w< irk at tlie mine i l excellenl eon dition, the da il V output 1 laving read led su eh figures that plans were made for tl e marketing of coal in the tow ns on this 1 ine of road from the \ issouri river west. W del the tidbit "f Tollov the Crowd And You'll Land In SGHRUMP S STORE FOU (it •«con os Sli«os Dry Goods Gouts' Furnishings Shelf Hardware Heaters, Ranges Furniture Just Received a Swell Line of MEN'S and BOY'S CLOTHING August Schrump Roundup, Montana Up to this time almost the entire output of the mine has been taken by the C., M. & P. S. In connection with their visit at this time, the officials took a care ful survey of the electric light pro position which they have now un der way, and decided to push the plant to completion as rapidly as possible. Part of the plant, in cluding the boilers, is already on the ground, and what necessary machinery lias not yet been pur chased will I>c in the next few days. Speaking of the matter in ques tion with The Record reporter, Pres. Megeath showed considerable en thusiasm over the proposition and made it plain that the company was acting in good faith in provid ing the city of Roundup with this much needed improvement. "Notwithstanding the fact that some of the citizens of Roundup have been somewhat skeptical over our intentions," said Mr. Megeath, "the matter has been pushed as rapidly as conditions warranted. There will be no hitch now in get ting the plant ready for operation, with the possible exception of bad weather, which, of course, would delay us. Most of the material has already been purchased and actual work on tlie plant will only lie a matter of a few days. A earload'of cement lias been ordered, and up on its arrival work on tin* founda tions will commence. Our bead electrician will be sent east as soon as we return to Omaha to arrange for a dynamo of sufficient voltage to supply Roundup adequactely for some years to come. While here we secured from Division Supt. Spencer the privilege of using the right-of-way of the M. & P. S. for our poles fr« m the mine to the city. The eitiz ■IIS may g a in s une idea o t the linn it will ta vO us to instill our plan fr mi the reeon we esta (»1 shed in t îe openin g of our mine lore*, with wl ieli tin y are al ready acquaint«* d.' The officials eft for Omaha Vl \s tenia} morning The anti-pass la w wlii< li was re eently introduit d in the Moil! ana state senate. m< !t its dei till in a committee room last week. SUPT. TAYLOR INSPECTS MINES Was Here This Week on Tour of In spection. LOYAL ROUNDUP BOOSTER Goes to Helena to Lobby For Proposed New Mussel shell County. W. W. Taylor, general superinten dent of tin' Chicago, Milwaukee & St. l\'s eoal mine at this place and in Illinois, arrived here Tuesday to look after the work at the mines here for a few days. The develop ment work at Mine No. 2 is pro gressing rapidly and will he in the producing stage in a short time. Several improvements are also be ing made at the No. 1 mine, chief among these being the changing of the eoal chutes and the putting in of a screen. The mine closed down yesterday to admit of the change being made. Mr. Taylor is, and always lias been, an ardent and loyal booster of Roundup, and anyone who has doubts as to bis sineeritv in work ing so effectively in behalf of litis city, would have those doubts quickly despclled after a few min utes talk with the big-hearted eoal operator. He calls Roundup his baby and it is bis aim and desire to make il one of the best towns along the line. His efforts for the welfare of the city have, perhaps, not been appreciated at their real wi >rth, but true it is that lie lias beei instru mental in bringing about several tilings that are of inestimal le value to Roundup. Aside from the fact that the mines form the basis of Roundup, it is thru Mr. Ta ylor that the C. M. cfe St. P. agreed to grade and macadamize Front avenue and Main street which will add greatly to thoiippearanee of the city, besides being a great saving to the people. He informs The Record (Continued on last page.)