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The Roundup Record
A. W. EISELEIN. Editor and Publisher EA Published Montana. every Friday at Roundup, SUBSCRIPTION RATES. $3.00 per year strictly In advance: *2.50 If not ao paid. Entered as second-clnss matter June 5, 1(08 at the post office at K 0 " n ,du p ' Mon tana, under the Act of March 8. 18*1». FRIDAY, ARPIL 29, 1910 A HINT TO MONTANA FARMERS. T HERE was a man on the Chi cago livestock market last week with a bunch of cattle, whose experience on a farm in Ne braska is worth more than passing attention. The man was Charles Smith, who owns a 400 acre farm in Butler county. Telling of his experience, he said: "When I went to Nebraska 29 years ago, I bought 400 acres of Butler county land at $4 an acre. During these years I have seen that country develop into what I believe to be one of the very best farming sections of the world. Settlers came in slowly at first, then more rapidly, and though the pioneers had many hardships to endure, those who stayed with it have had the satis faction of becoming highly success ful and prosperous. My $4 an acre land of 29 years ago is now easily worth $100 an acre, and some farm land without improvements is sell ing there as high as $160 an acre. I went there with but a few dollars, and by raising hogs, cattle, corn and alfalfa, I have paid off the mortgage on the place, have made many im provements, have my farm well stocked, own three quarter sections of land in Canada and do not owe a dollar." The plan followed by this Ne braska man is one that has paid in the east, middle west and in the northwest—marketing the crops on the hoof. MONEY IN HOG RAISING. T HE farmers of eastern Montana have been slow to appreciate the opportunities for money making offered in hog raising. This is probably due to the fact that they do no trealize how well adapted to it this country is. The climate is ideal, there is a good market at home to be supplied and plenty of market east. Alfalfa, sugar beets and the grains which can be successfully grown here are the proepr foods and and there is ususual freedom from disease. During a recent visit to Park City the writer was talking with J. W. Cole, E. P. Searles and several other of the oldtimers. Mr. Cole has been in the Yellowstone valley for probably thirty years and he de clares that he has never seen hog cholera in any form here. Wm. Lindsay of Dawson county declares that he thinks hog raising one of the most profitable industries open to the Montana farmer and he has started in it on an extensive scale.—Billings Weekly Bulletin. HOW ABOUT THIS? k NE phase of the settlement of eastern, western and north ern Montana is escaping general notice. Congressional re appointment will come, as a matter of course; but so will county reap portionment. What party will con trol Montana, two years from now and what section will hold the balance of power? While Butte will continue as the metropolis, the southwestern sec tion scarcely can hope to control the house much longer. It may be that eastern Montana will exceed the western in population, despite the Flathead influx. Most of these new settlers will be republican, since the nation is re publican, everywhere. But in local issues, men no longer cling to par ties.—Butte Inter Mountain. School Room Troubles. A sneaking suspicion becoming common among the pupils and teacher of a Harlowton grade school room a few days ago that Johnnie needed a bath. The children who sat near Johnnie complained, teach er did not care for it herself, and alter mental suggestion and broad hints to Johnnie to no avail, a note was sent home to his mother by him, mentioning in a quiet way that a bath would be a fine thing for the boy. He did not return that afternoon, but the next morning, bright and smiling and with a face so clean that it was scarcely recog nizable sans smell and sans dirt, be came back. As the days wore on so did the dirt and by the end of three weeks the children in Johnnie's part of the room began complain ing again, and it became necessary to leave the window open a longer time each day. Once more the teacher adopted the plan of send ing home a note to the boy's moth er, and instead of a bath this is what Johnnie brought back: "Last night when I put Johnnie to bed I examined him thoroughly. I looked him over from head to foot and he smells like a perfect gentleman. The trouble with you school teach ers is that you are all old maids, and you don't know how a gentle man should smell." Geo. Harmon has moved his family from Lavina to his ranch on Kern creek at what used to be known as the Coger place. Fires, caused by locomotives, are of rather unpleasant frequency, in a few cases causing quite a lot of damage. That bees do not have that tired feeling, is the conculsion one comes to when watching them coming in loaded down with nectar from dawn till dark at the new apiary of Willis and Bell. Geo. Harmon and Joe Randier are taking out a very substantial irrigating ditch from Kern creek to irrigate their desert claims. Mrs. Barthel, mother of Mrs. Jas. Heart, who is well along in years, has been very ill the passed few days. In the History Class. Teacher— Why rtiil Lr.dy Jane Gray request the executioner to wait a min Ute before he struck the fatal blow? Pupil—She probably wanted to stick her chewin' gum under the edge o' the block. " Fosp Sale n Several young, well broke WORK HORSES Call or 'phone RATH'S RANCH - Elso, Montana mm We Have Exclusively 2000 Acres of all tillable agricultural land within seven miles of Roundup; can be sold in quarter section lots. . . Agency lor the Egeland and Coast Line Tracts Sole Agency for Suburban Homes Subdivision. You can own your home and pay for it at $10.00 per month Choice Relinquishments S1ÖO to $1,000 Some Well Improved. (o. Door South of Record Office IkSGUt OF 13 FBOM A BURNING SHIP OLD SKIPPER TELLS OF A THRILL ING EXPERIENCE ON LAKE HURON. Cleveland.—"There are two of the bravest men who ever sailed the great lakes. They are real heroes, and the United States recognized them as such after they had rescued several persons from the burning steamer Annie Young away back in 1890." Captain Alfred Mitchell, the Cleve land vessel agent, and David Carrier, formerly a mate with Captain Mitch ell on the steamer Edward Smith, were seated in the Cadillac hotel in Detroit one evening recently when a Marine City vesselman made the fore going remark. Continuing, he said: "One morning in October of 1890 as the Edward Smith, with Captain '4f. -c X 3 Rammed the Burning Vessel. Mitchell in command, was a few miles out from Lexington, on Lake Huron, smoke and flames were noticed on the deck of a vessel about two miles away. Captain Mitchell, without a moment's hesitation, beaded at full speed for the burning ship. He sum moned all bands on deck, and with his mate, David Carrier, he quickly planned the rescue of the crew of the vessel, which turned out to be the An nie Young. She was sailed by Capt. Miller who commanded the Wlssahlck on last season. "As the Edward Smith bore down onto the doomed vessel the flames were spreading rapidly, and the Annie Young kept on going at a fairly rapid rate of speed. Captain Mitchell laid his course ln such a manner as to he able to hit the burning boat near the stern, thus giving the crew and offi cers on the after end an opportunity of getting oft onto the Smith. I can not give you the full details of how the rescue was effected, but I know that nine men were taken off the first time the Smith rammed the burning ship. On getting these men off Capt. Mitchell backed away his ship for an other dash, and he repeated the move. It was necessary to hit the Young several times before any more were taken off. He succeeded in getting 13 in all and seven were drowned. This would not have happened had the men done as Capt. Mitchell had told them to. He yelled to them on his first ram ming the boat to stay aboard and wait until he could get alongside again. But in the excitement panic seized the poor fellows and five of them got into small boat made fast to the after end. This little skiff was dragged under the propeller wheel and the men were literally cut to pieces. Another man attempted to climb over the side, and a heavy fender struck him on the head, splitting his skull. "Carrier rescued the chief engineer by throwing a lasso over him from the deck of the Smith. It was just as the Annie Young was going down. Car rlers's aim was perfect, for the lasso circled over the engineer's shoulders and that instant the ship went down suddenly. At the same time Carrier jerked his rope, and brought the engi neer aboard the steamer. He was un< conscious for three weeks, and was In the hospital when he regained his senses. He was amazed when he found out what had happened. A young Irish boy was badly injured when he fell onto the deck of the Smith from the burning vessel. His hip was broken right In two. "It was a terrible experience, but Alfred Mitchell and David Carrier were as cool as cucumbers. It was positively the best bit of maneuvering, and the most gallant rescue ever made on these lakes." Freezing Pumps. To prevent pumpe from freezing drill a small hole, say one-sixteenth of an inch or less, in pump stock below well or cistern cover—far enough down so that frost will not reach it With this method—which I first used nearly forty years ago—the pmnp is always primed, and In warm weather all the water that is pumped is fresh and cool If desirable to prevent wa ter from vent in pump stock striking wall of well, place a tin collar around stock Just above vent; collar should be five or six Inches wide, flaring oui over vent and hang Juat low enoug! to catch the water. Bargains in Farm Lands One section, 8 miles from Roundup, on good road, 90 per cent tillable, best of soil Price, per acre............ $15 00 One section, 8 miles from Roundup, 95 per cent tillable, best of soil Price, per acre............ $16 00 Half section, 9 miles from Roundup, 100 per cent tillable Price, per acre............ $20 00 Half section, 10 miles from Hounduc. 90 per cent tillable, fine hay land Price, per acre............ $16 00 Three quarters, 8 miles from Roundup, best soil Price, per acre............ $16 00 Half section, 9 miles from Roundup, fence and buildings, 100 percent tillable Price, per acre............ $15 00 480 acres, 8 miles from Roundup, 90 per cent tillable Price, per acre............ $16 00 600 acres, 8 miles from Roundup, 100 per cent tillable Price, per acre............ $18 00 Quarter section, 8 miles from Roundup, 75 per cent tillable; has a fine spring and good timber Price, per acre............ $15 00 Quarter section, 8 miles from Roundup, 90 per cent tillable Price, per acre............ $16 00 Half section, 6 miles from Roundup, 95 per ^ cent tillable Price, per acre............ $22 00 This Is the finest and best tract of land In this locality. Every one described above is No. 1 in quality and a bargain at the price quoted. Prices are for im mediate purchase only and subject to change at any time. If you want to invest in land, buy one of these good ones. There is always a market for a good one if you want to sell. W. G. Jones Roundup Drug & Jewelry Co. II I N choosing a drug store, character counts for everything and price counts for nothing — where health and safety are concerned. We adhere strictly to the principle that quality is all that counts in medicine. Our stocks are complete — we never offer a customer some unknown concoction in place of a well known article advertised at a cut rate. We have added to our already large line of Drugs the Famous Rexall Remedies Always Satisfactory We carry the well known Perfume "Thelma" The Queen of Perfumes Our line ol ^yal'S Family Remedies is complete and always fresh And don't forget we are always up-to-date in JEWELRY and our prices are right Edison Records for May Just In — Four and Two Minute We are Exclusive Agents And remember our pharmacist is Al. None but the purest of drugs put in all prescriptions and carefully compounded We Solicit Your Patronage Roundup Drug and Jewelry Company .'Phone No. 56 I F YOUR Appetite is faithful to you it will direct you to the store where you can get all the good things to eat; it will direct you where you can get fresh vegetables and fruit; it will direct you to our store HENDRIX MERCANTILE CO. :•* Quality Service ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ mm ♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ »♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Plumbing Plumbing OUR RECORD For giving our patrons good material, corteous treatment and a square deal is one that we have a right to be proud of. We will give you the best of everything in plumbing Estimates Cheerfully Furnished Free of Charge Workmanship guaranteed in all Plumbing and Steam Fitting. P'hone No. 63 DAVID LONEY.