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The Roundup Record
A. W. EISELEIN. Editor and Publisher
every Friday at lloundup,
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.
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."
(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
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
, amt
her hat
.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
Andy Fitch and wife were in yes
terday from the 79 Painted Robe
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.
For Instance
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
☆ ☆ 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
☆ ☆
"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!
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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
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Model Grandpa.
duo Dfua Co.
I'irxJ National
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
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?
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Champion Old Maid.
—Miss Cora Ilundredmark of Morrison,
arrived here Thursday and visited over
Sunday at the Matt Orson home.—Belle
ville (Oregon) Times.
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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
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
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
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
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
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.
Lewis & Eubank
Plans it Estimates Furnished
We carry at all times a large :
and up-to-date stock of
wsinii mi mid owm fid
Our aim is to give satisfac
tion and three essentials to that
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
RAY BROS. Props.
Roundup, Montana.

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