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The Roundup Record
A. W. EISELEIN. Editor and Publisher Published Montana. every Friday at lloundup, SUBSCRIPTION RATES. 91.00 per year strictly In advance: 12.50 If not •o paid. Entered as second-class matter June 6, 1008 at the post office at Roundup, Mon tana. under the Act ot March 8, 1870. FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1909. THE CHINOOK. The following theory of the chi nook wind was given by n magaz ine a couple of years ago: "No other phenomena in this land of meteorological mysteries is quite so unique and distinctive as the chinook wind. From the days of Lewis and Clark the chinook wind has been a delight and a won der. Its name is derived from the Chinook nation of Indians, a one time numerous and powerful people inhabiting the north bank of the Columbia from The Dalles to the ocean. Trappers, herdsmen a n d early agricultural settlers noting that it came into the interior from the southwest, called it chinook un der the somewhat mistaken belief that it flowed out of the Chinook country and drew its warm melting properties from the mild Japan cur rent. Scientific research of latter days has shown this belief was large ly erroneous. The chinook is not a moist wind like that which blows in from the Pacific, but derives its snow melting powers from its ex ceeding dryness. Vapor laden winds from the Pacific, raising to great heights in the Cascade mountains, are drained of their moisture by the mountain wall and become cold, dry and rarefied in those lofty eleva tions. In falling from the lofty heights to the plains of the inland empire they are warmed by com pression, It has been scientifically determined that the chinook wind in falling from mountain to plain is warmed at the rate of about one de gree for each one hundred and eigh ty feet descent. A fall of fifty-five hundred feet from the summit of the Cascade mountains to the wide plateau of the interior will raise the temperature of the wind by about thirty degrees. Here, then, are the peculiar properties of the chinook wind—warmth and dryness, melt ing the snow by its low temperature, and sucking them up by its thirsty properties. This phenomena is re peated in the Rocky mountains and over the broad plains of Montana. When the chinook w i n d s h a v e reached the Rocky mountains it is again moisture laden, and this mois ture is precipitated by that high range and its deviating spurs. It is i endered dry at the summit of the Rockies, and is again warmed by its rapid descent to the Montana plains, and this benign influence is often extended to the Dakotas. To the people inhabiting the vast interior this chinook lias ever been a joy and a mystery. When snow lay deep and lakes were ice bound and Ind ian herds were famishing, the abor origines, from the Mandans of Da kota to the Yakimas and the Walla Wallas, sought to propitiate and welcome this great spirit by incan tations and long continued dances. In after years, the white herdsman, despondent as he saw his horses and cattle dying on the frozen snows, found cheer and good fortune in its warm and melting breath." BROKEN TOYS. (Reprinted from The Treasure Stute.) You will find on the floor this morning, shreds of little dreams, shattered, broken toys. The beauti ful doll-baby of some tiny girl-heart will not open its eyeB today. How splendid, how limpid, how loving seemed its bright eyes yesterday. But today they will not look upon you. Something has gone wrong. Somewhere in the little curly head stillness haB crept. Lay it down; arise it up; fondle it. Its eyes are closed forever. It is a broken toy. See the row of little leaden sold iers. How bravely they rallied 'round the Christ m a s tree only yesterday. Today how few can stand alone. They have lost legs, arms, weapons, heads and hearts because you trod upon them, be cause you fancied they were made to endure and could not suffer, because you thought the splendor of their painted panoply was the glory of a constant reality. Noah's ark is aleak. The tawny camel is a cripple after one day on dry land. The cow has lost her tail and the elephant has lost even the check for his trunk. Some thought less heel has knocked the spots off the leopard and catastrophe has stricken the giraffe tvhere Nellie wore the beads. The floor is littered with the debris of dead hopes, of broken treasures, of fallen idols. And so on the floor of the house of life, after each grand holiday the beautiful toys lie broken and dis figured. In yonder corner lies the baby, the doll of a day, whose eyes will never look into ours again. On every side lies scattered memories of dreams dispelled, of hopes fore stalled, of pride humbled, of laugh ter smothered in sighs and tears. The floor is covered with broken toys of yesterday, but the heart yearns already for another Christmas; for more toys to spoil, more hearts to break, more loves to kill, more hopes to stifle, more tears to shed for the lost, beautiful, poignant joys of yesterday. You may have closed the rain stained mansion and thrown the key into the deep sea of your unwritten woe, but in the cobwebbed ^closet there lie disjointed hopes and maimed memories of the sweet far time. If you go back into the dusty room you will find old trunks filled with the pinked and be-ribboned letters of courtships that went"awry. These are the broken toys of now and at all times. They are valuable only as the proof of dreams that were beautiful for a day. They will become ancient and holy things, but for their redolence of youth, for that they may always apotheosize hope and love and ambition, these broken toys are priceless and in estimable treasures of yesterday. A man will run as fast as he can to cross the railroad track in front of a train, says an exchange. Then he will watch it out of sight, and walk leisurely away. That is a man. A woman in the store will open a satchel take out a purse close the satchel and open the purse take out a dime and close the purse open the satchel and put in the purse close the satchel and lock both ends. Then she will give the dime to the clerk, who gives her a nickle back. Then she will open the satchel and take out the purse, put in the nickel and close the purse, open the satch el and put in the purse, close the satch 1 and lock both ends. Then she will feel for the buckle at her bad (lod , amt bless give her! her hat yank. .Make it a practice to read the Want Ads in The Record. Lavina News Lavina, Jan. 2(5, 1909. John Moorlield was in town today for supplies. F. C. Lehfeldt and family returned to Billings after a visit here. Never slip and sharp shoes are the only thing for the roads now. The Adams Hotel has finished putting up about 200 tons of nice ice. Andy Fitch and wife were in yes terday from the 79 Painted Robe ranch. Hank Waldo was up from Round up last week and bought a gray saddle horse of J. F. Belcher. Fred Glover was in town last week. He says that the last storm had no bad effect on his sheep. J. B. Elliot passed thru town on his way to Billings this week. He left his team here and took the train at Cushman. Far-reaching results at little ex pense—a little Want Ad in The Record will prove this to you. VISITS WITH &W€LßßY For Instance 4 The young woman who sows wild oats need not he surprised if she mar ries a man who thrashes her. ☆ ☆ ☆ The trouble with the man who makes his money, rather than marry ing it, is that he too often is so busy he doesn't take time to get married at all. ☆ it it An Indiana woman is suing her hus band on the grounds that he talks so much that she has nervous prostra tion. At last the worm has turned.— Erie (Pa.) Journal. ☆ ☆ ☆ A St. Louis woman is hunting her husband so she can sue him for di vorce. A Kansas editor, commenting, says he probably would come forward at once if he knew what she wants of him. ☆ ☆ h When a Chicago girl gets a man around the neck, he may a3 well ca pitulate. She hasn't been hanging to a strap in a Chicago street car all these years for nothing! ☆ 1t ☆ A young lady while out walking heard, for the first time, of her moth er's intention to marry again, and she was obliged to sit right down and cry about it. She could not go a step fa(r)ther.—Hotchkiss (Col.) Times. ☆ ☆ ☆ A widower who was married recent ly for the third time and whose bride had been married once before, is said to have written across the bottom of the wedding invitation, "Re sure and come, as this is no amateur perform ance. ☆ ☆ "Here it is August and no sleigh ing," complains a Michigan editor. And no icicles to eat, nuther—no snowballs to chug, no coasting, no ice s':ating, no apple-bobbin', no grate fires, no Christmas weddin's ner noth in'! Durn it! o e o Queer Fodder. An Indiana farmer hung his vest in a fence corner while at work. In a pocket of the vest was |80. One of a herd of steers swallowed the roll. The farmer killed the suspected steer but failed to find his money. The next day the guilty animal coughed up the «60. It was still in good condition. The only loser was the steer that was In bad company! Moral—Don't have MO. © • 0 Model Grandpa. \ % 4 I duo Dfua Co. I'irxJ National Watches, (»locks Diamonds Jewelry Watch Repairing As fine a stock as there is in the west. Stock complete. New and Up-To-Date. Come and see us. If un able te come, pho îe or order by mail. Phone No. 56 ml grampa sez when be wuz young lie uster always be so GOOD! He'd git tb' cows and- swill th' pigs anil cut lip—O gist piles of WOOD! He sez that lie would take th' MAIL and order groceries each day anil NEVER ONCT FEUGIT tli' things, Er stop 2 loiter on tli' way! but when ml Grandma'nia spoke up An' sed 'twuz very STRANGE, IN DEED, she didn't hear fruni Mrs. Jones about them pink carnation seed, mi gran'pa looked quite sheepish then, and sneeking 2 thee town, by jing, I seen him drop that letter in— He'd plumb forgot Ï Mull th' thing! Wisdom an Old Fogy. Wisdom Is having a lonely time of it, these days. Everybody tells her they like her and respect her, and then everybody goes to the vaude ville and leaves her alone in a strange house, or wherever else she Rappens to be. If she Invites the public to read her between the covers of a book, they say, sweetly, "Yes, dear, to-morrow I surely will," and turn to the funny column, or the back of the newspapers where the comics are. If wisdom is enthroned in a man, the folks all tell how much he knows and go off in the automobile without him. The girls giggle at him and the business men smile and slyly poke each other In the ribs when he calls. You bet, wisdom is all right—but why is a hen? © O O Champion Old Maid. —Miss Cora Ilundredmark of Morrison, arrived here Thursday and visited over Sunday at the Matt Orson home.—Belle ville (Oregon) Times. o o o Position In Life. Ihe bootblack may be said to be at the foot of his class. Fancy* Bell Flower Apple $1.75 per box at Wall's store. Dr. G. E. O'Neil, the dentist, re turned ^Wednesday morning from Musselshell where he was Monday and B Tuesday treating some of his patients. He expects to make this point monthly hereafter. H. Spencer, superintendent of this division of the C. M. andP. S., was in the city Tuesday. Mr. Spenc er takes the place of former Division Supt. E. H. Barrett, who has been transferred to the Rooky Mountain division. Lost or Stolen—A 7-month-old yellow Scotch Collie. Black circles around face and eyes, black tipped ears and tail. Disappeared Satur day, Jan. 23. $10 reward for his return and no questions asked. Dr. W. H. Brissenden. Frank Paetzniek proved up on a timber and stone claim before U. S. Commissioner Cook Wednesday and left today for his home in Can ton, S. D. He has also filed on a homestead here and will return in a month or so to take up his resi dence. Mrs. L. M. Law entertained the "Y" club Wednesday evening. A dainty luncheon was served and a delightfuf evening spent by the members. The club took in six new members and are planning on a dance to be given in the near future. Alex Fairgrieve, president of the Montana Federation of Labor, was in Roundup part of the week look ing after the labor interests here. Mr. Fairgrieve noticed a substantial increase in the size of this city since his last visit in October. He left for his home in Helena Tuesday morning. B. E. Gibson, one of the pro prietors of the Judith Steam Laun dry of Lewistown, was in town on business several days this week. Mr. Gibson expresses himself as having great hopes for the future of our city. He has been here several times, hut each visit has found the city noticeable changed, but always for the better. Rev. Ilayens was unable to meet his appointmemt here Sunday on account of the illness of Mrs. Haynes who for two weeks has been suffer ing with quinsÿ. She is rapidly convalescing. Rev. Haynes will conduct services here next Sunday morning and evening. The hours for the services are as follows: Sunday school at 10 a. m., not 10: 30 as announced last Sunday Public worship at II. Evening service 7:30. Everyone cordially invited to attend these services. He—I wish I had a new 6uit so I could take in the big band dance Saturday night. She—Why don't you send you're old clothes to the Montana Tailor ing Co., and they'll make them look like new. By an almost unanimous vote, the Butte Miners' union last week voted to permit contracting in mines under certain conditions. 11. R.SÏÏAIS01 (0. Roundup, Montana EXCLUS IVE GROCERS Our Qualities Make Our Prices Popular Roundup Baking Company F. C. Bennighoff, Prop. Wholesale and Retail Everything in the Line of Bakery Goods. Wedding Cakes a Specialty. W. H. LEWIS J. E. EUBANK Lewis & Eubank Designers"Contractora»»Buildera Plans it Estimates Furnished ROUNDUP, MONTANA MONTANA LUMBER COMPANY We carry at all times a large : and up-to-date stock of wsinii mi mid owm fid LUMBER Our aim is to give satisfac tion and three essentials to that are QUANTITY QUAL ITY and PRICE. We are alwavs glad to figure with you a n d offer an y sug gestions that may he of interest When contemplating building don't overlook the * A/\AAAA^AA AA AAAAA/VSAA THE MINER. RAY BROS. Props. FINE WINES, LIQUORS & CIGARS. CORNER 1st ST. & RAILWAY AVE. Roundup, Montana.