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h ■' ; c. MUSSELSHELL COUNTY—1911 1 n ie Roundup Record. LOOK UP ROUNDUP VOLUME III.--NO. 38 ROUNDUP, MONTANA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1910 $2.00 Per Year in Advance Commercial Club Adopts Novel Plan to Raise Money for County Division Campaign. KILLED BY EARL ING'S SPECIAL John P. Greene, Section Hand, Kil led Last Saturday Night Near Elso by Train. John 1'. Greene, who was em ployed as section hand near Elso since last July, was run over last Saturday night by a special train carrying a party of railroad oflicials including Pres. Earling. Altho the man's head was cut open and ter ribly mangled, he lived until he was brought to town by the special and placed in the hospital here. The deceased is survived by a wife and three children, and his parents who reside near Shawmut. The remains were shipped to Round Grove, 111., for burial. Greene was employed on the section west of here, and according to the statement of the section fore man, was let out Friday night. He came to Roundup Saturday morn ing and inquired about a home stead, and in the evening upon procuring a bottle of spirits of turpentine and a bottle of booze, -tarted fir home. Between 12 and 1:00 o'clock he called at the ranch <>i Magnus Lindstrand, telling him that some of his cattle were in the river, having broken thru tire ice. j He assited Mr. Lindstrand in get ting the cattle, after which he start- ! ed up the track apparently all right. I A few miles further on. it appears, j he laid down with his head and one hand resting on a rail, in which position he was struck by the train. The engineer mistook the man for coat and did not stop until he passed over him. A coroner's jury was impaneled here Sunday and viewed the re mains ami adjourned until Monday. The jury was taken to where the accident-occured in a switch engine and after their return brought in a verdict that Greene had come to his death by being struck by a train, placing no blame. Judge McVay was deputized to act as coroner on account of the inability of Coroner Creel to be here. Greene was 29 years of age and has been employed by thi railroad since July. EAGLES ELECT NEWjIFFICERS New Set of Officers Chosen Wednes day Evening to Serve for the Ensning Yesr. The local aerie Fraternal Order of Eagles, held its annual election of officers Wednesday evening. The following are the names of the officers chosen to serve for the en suing year: W. B. Strait, President. Sam Bolton, Vice President. Jim Baldwin, Secretary. John Brennan, Treasurer. Chas. Jungstrom, Chaplain. Jack Lowe, Outside Guard. Brit Steen, Inside Guard. Trustees—M. M. Klein, Krantz and A. R. Hagar. The new officers will be installed at the first regular meeting in January. Dave The special sale of Mayer's shoes is on, at Marshall's. j ! I j a in What promises to be the biggest ; and most elaborate dance ever given in Roundup, is now being arranged by a committee appointed tor that purpose at the Wednesday night meeting of the Roundup Commercial Club, The purpose of the dance is to raise money to be used in the county divison cam paign which is now dangerotsly approaching the "Do or Die" stage and the committee was instructed to turn into the coffers of the Club not less than $1.000. The com mittee is already hard at work, and promises that the dance will be the big event of the year. The per sonnel of the committee is as follows: A. W. Eiselien, F. A. Applernan, Carl N. Thompson, F. W Dralle and H, O. Britton. The dance will he given in the Star Threatre on Christmas Eve. A number of other matters of importance was transacted. F. M. Wall was instructed to arrange for headquaters in Helena during the session of legislature. A committee consisting of M. H. Wall, E. E. Congdon and W. N. Taylor was w r as appointed to join a committee of the County Division Club to confer with tne people of Ryegr.te. The delegation went to Ryegate yesterday and a very successful meeting was held, the people of that section lining unanimously in favor of county divison. The dele gation from here included Carl N. Thompson, Alfred Shaw and W. J. Nix from the County Division Club. A. A. Morris was instructed to correspond with the townsite com pany concerning the block for a court house site which it has been supposed was donated to the city. Several other matters were also discussed without formal action. There was a very large attendence at the meeting Wednesday even ing ar.d much interest manifested. Taft and family at the Boston Store. Have you seen them? If not come in. TO SAVE THE ANTELOPE Twenty Head Will Be Captured and Sent to Government Game Preserves. Secretary Ballinger has issued an order to Major Brett of the Yellow stone National Park or capture 20 head of antelope which will be kept in government national parks in order to preserve the species which is in danger of extinction. Ten will be sent to the bison preserve on the Flathead reseveration in Montana and the remaining ten to the Wichita preserve in Oklahoma. The species, known as the pronghorn antelope, has diminished every year, not only because of the hunter, but from a disease which has become epidemic in the large herd of 15,000 which haunts the Yellowstone park. All kinds of Christmas goods and novelties at rock bottom prices at RamseU's. Mrs. Wallace and Mrs. Cooley, of Musselshell, spent the first of the week in Roundup. George Howard, father of W. C. Howard, died yesterday morning at the advanced age of 80 years. The remains were shipped to Boze man today for burial. Roundup Record ewsboys' Contest FIRST PRIZE—Remington .22 CaL Hammerless Repeating Rifle SECOND PRIZE—To be announced later. ; STANDING OF CONTESTANTS Louis Gast .................................... 2700 Arthur Howard, Klein, Camp Two.............. 2220 George Forsyth, Camp Three................... 825 MINERS HAVE ELECTION United Mine Workers All Over the Country Vote on International Officers Tuesday. The local unions of the United Mine Workers of America, as well as every local in the country bal loted Tuesday on their international officers. The ballots will be sent to the international headquarters in Indi anapolis. and after the count the results will be kept secret until the the annual convention, which will be held in Columbus, Ohio, next month. President Thomas L. Lewis is opposed for re-election by John P. White of Oskalcosa, Iowa, a former vice-president of the inter national organization, and now president of their international officers. The blank ballots for the local at Klein failed to arrive here for some unaccountable reason. To get out of the dilemma the Klein local em ployed The Record to print a du plicate set, which was done in time for the election to proceed. Dr. Lewis and wife left Thursday morning for Ismay in the auto, ! expecting to make the entire trip overland. They went from hereto! Musselshell, thence across to Custer' and on to Forsyth and Miles City ! and finally Ismay, the trip covering I about 250 miees. They will he gone j until after the first of the year. HARLO MAN SHOT L. L. Gottlieb Receives Serious Bullet Wound--Louie Kalberg Ac cidently Discharges Gun. L. L. Gottlieb of Harlowton was accidently shot in the hip last Sat urday night by a very intimate friend of his, Louie Kalberg. The wounded man was at once taken to the hospital at Lewistown, where the bullet was removed. The doctor claims he will recover in a short time. Mr. Gottlieb is the tailor at Har lowton, and at the time of the shoot ing he was assisting Louie Klaberg, one of the prominent merchants of that place, set up a bed in one of the rooms above the Toggery. Mr. Klaberg was unloading a revolver which be had taken away from Got tlieb who had picked it up and playfully pointed it at his friend, when the weapon discharged. It is stated that Mr. Kalberg was very much affected by the accident and stayed at the side of Mr. Gott* leib until all danger had passed. Frank Cunningham, clerk and recorder-elect of Fergus county, has announced the rppointment of A. T. Milier, of this plaça, as one of his deputies. Mr. Miller was a hard worker during the campaign for Mr. Cunningham and merits the appointment in every way. Miss Minnie Shaw arrived here last Friday evening. She has ac cepted a position as clerk in the Wonder store. Her friends are glad to see her back. EASTERN STAR INSTITUTED Chapter of Well Known Fraternal Organization Instituted Here Tuesday Evening. A movement that has been on foot here for several months had its successful culmination Tuesday evening when a chapter of the Eastern Star, the ladies' auxiliary of the Masonic order, was instituted here. The work was done by Mrs. Powers, Grand Worthy Matron, of Great Falls, and Mr. Morris, Grand Worthy Patron, of Billings. The local order will be known as Jewel Chapter. The following is the list of officers elected. Mrs. Cora Powers, Worthy Ma tron. Dr. G. E. O'Neil, Worthy Patron. Mrs. Katherine Ryan, Associate Matron. Mrs. Marie Anderberg, Conduct ress. Mrs. Emma Britton, Associate Conductress. Mi . Bernice Swanson, Secretary. Mrs. Ida Thompson, Treasurer. Mrs' I la Pyles, Adoh. Mrs. A. T. Erwin, Ruth. Miss Hazel Hendrix, Esther. Mrs. Edith Knapp, Martha. Mrs. Marion Newton, Electa. Miss Maud Griffin, Warder. K. Anderberg, Sentinel. The chapter will meet the first and third Tuesdays of every month in Pioneer Hall. BROWN-RAPP Popular Young Business Man of Roundup Embarks on the Sea of Matrimony. Last Friday evening at half past j nine o'clock, at the M. E. parson- i age occurred the marriage of Robert i T. Brown and Miss Gene Rapp, two of the most popular young people of the city. Rev. T, Haynes pro nounced the words which made the young people man and wife, the ceremony being simple and attend ed only by a few intimate friends. The news of their marriage was no surprise, altho they succeeded in keeping the event dark until some time Saturday The contracting parties are well known in Roundup having been closely identified with the social life of the city for over a year. The bridegroom is one of the prosperous young men of the city, being a member pf the firm of Radigan <fc Brown of the Fad. The bride is one of the fairest of Roundup's fem inine population. She is highly ac complished and is deservedly pop ular with the younger set in Round up. They have already commenced housekeeping in their residence on West 8econd street. The Record wishes to join the I many friends of the happy couplein ! extending congratulations and wish | in « ,or them a pro8peroU8 voya « e j over life ' 8 tempestuous seas, j " ! Oyster cocktails at the Maverick, ! Fireside fancies new house coats i $5.00 to $12.00 Fad. i 1 ! i ! i ! j j m (0WITÏ m 17.355 PM Census Returns Show Remarkable Growth Since 1900 - Cities Not Yet Given Out. Fergus county has a population of 17,385 according to the official report of the census bureau. In 1900 the population of this county was 9,957, and the increase is thus over 10,000, which is at the rate of 1.000 a year gain. Probably the most marked gain by any county of Montana during the decennial period has been that of Dawson, which in 1900 had a population of but 2,443 and which is now given as 12,725. Custer county practically doubled it» population during the 10 years, going from 7,981 to 14,123. Carbon county made less of a gain for while it had a population of 7,533 in 1900, nearly 1,000 more than had Yellowstone, it is now credited with 12,962. Population figures for the several cities and towns of Montana are not given out. Montana has a population as announced of 376,053 as com pared with 243,329 in 1900 and 132,159 in 1890. The increase from 1900 to 1910 therefore is 132,724 or o4.5 per cent us compared with an increase for the preceding decade of 111,170 or 84.1 percent. Washington, Dee. 10,—The pop illation of Montana, announced this evening, is 376,053, as compared with 243,329 in 1900, and 132,159 j in 1890. The increase from 1900 to i-Hu, therefore, is 132,724or 54.5pereent, as compared with the increase fori the preceding decade of 110,170 or 84.1 per cent. This insures Montana an addi tional congressman after re-appor tionmeut is made. The population by ■ ounties is as j follows: Counties 1910 1900 Beaverhead.. 6,440 ...... 5,615 i Broadwater . . 3,491 ...... 2,641 j Carbon...... 13,962 ...... 7,533 Cascade.....28,833 ...... 25,777 Chouteau .... 17,191......10,(i66 Custer....... 14,123 ...... 7,891 Dawson...... 12,725 ...... 2,433 Deer Lodge... 12,988......17,393 Fergus.......17,385 ...... 6.937 Flathead..... 18,785 ...... 9.373 Gallatin......14,079...........9,555 Granite......... 2,942..........4,328 Jefferson....... 5,601 ...... 5,330 Lewis and Clark 21,853..........19,171 Lincoln ........ 3,638 ............ Madison 7,229 ......... 7,659 Meagher 4,190..........2,526 Missoula ...... 23,596 ........ 13,964 Park .............10,731 ......... 7,321 Powcl ............ 5,904 ............... Ravalli.......... 11,666..........7,341 Rosebud ....... 7,985 ............... Sanders......... 3,713 ............... Silver Bow..... 56,864 ........ 47,635 Sweet Grass......4,029 ........ 3,080 Teton ............ 9,546 ........ 5,080 Valley............. 13,630........ 4,325 Yellowstone....; 22,944 ........ 6,212 The population of the Crow In dian reservation is 2,660 and is in cluded in Rosebud and Yellowstone counties. Oyster cocktails at the Maverick. Yours for business. Radigan & Brown. FAD. Everything is Christmas, Christ mas Christmas, at the FAD, FAD, FAD. Ray E. Bushnell leaves tonight for East Leroy, Mich., where he will spend the holidays at the home of his parents. Nicely furnished rooms for steady roomers may be had at the Sayre House, upper Main street. Furnace heat. • j i j CHARGED WITH FORGING CHECK Melstone Man Tried to Cash $250 Bogus Check--Brought Here For Hearing. A. L. Eaton was brought up from Melstone yesterday and arraigned before Judge McVay on a charge of forgery, it being alleged that Eaton had attempted to cash a check pur ported to have been signed by J. Waddington, a ranctier near that place. The check was for $250. It is said that Eaton also attempted to pass several other checks for large amounts, hut was not successful in doing so. Eaton had worked for Waddington several days, and after his discharge started to imitate his former employer's name, whioh he did in a very crude manner be ing quickly detected by the cashier of the Melstone bank. The prison er was bound over to the District Court under $3,000 bonds, in de fault of which lie was taken to Lewistown by Deputy Berkin to await trial. O. O. Mueller, assist ant county attorney, was down from Lewistown to prosecute the case for the state. E. J. Crull defended the prisoner. EAGLES WILL GIVE BENEFIT Local Fraternal Order Will Give Smoker and Entertainment for Benefit of the Needy. With the approach of Christmas and the attendant joyous season, the local aerie of Eagles has de cided to give a smoker and enter tainment, the proceeds of which will he used in making happy the needy families in a n d around Roundup. Cal Millard is in charge of the arrangements, which promises something good for the smoker, which will he held on the evening of December 21st in Pioneer Hall, commencing at 8:00 o'clock. The program will contain num bers by Jack Douglas, the well known tenor of Davis; "Sawdust," in buck and wing dancing and sing ing; Billy MarrH, the Scotch comed ian of Camp Three; boxing with large gloves (for fun) and several other amusing Btunts. The pro gram will be followed by a Dutch lunch. Everybody is invited to attend, as the cause is a most worthy one. Oyster cocktails at the Maverick. Mr Gully has just completed the new addition to his store at No. 3. Anything your little heart desires can be found at the Fad. Urban H. Hestor, special agent of the census bureau, visited Bil lings this week to investigate the cenBue returns as prepared by local enumerators. Creditors of the First National Bank of Billings will soon receive their first dividend of thirty per cent which was declared by the comp troller of the currency Dec. 5th. In the report of State Veterinarian M. E. Knowles it is shown that dur ing the fiscal year ending Novem ber 30, there were 1,020 settlers horses, 5,985 head of cattle and 799 swine brought into the state.