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"Booster's" Day 1 n ie Roundup Record. LOOK UP ROUNDUP VOLUME IV.--NO. 26 ROUNDUP, MUSSELSHELL COUNTY, MONTANA, FRIDAY, SEPT. 22, 1911 Historical Society--; $2.00 Per Year in Advance Train Kills Tourist Man Loses Life at Melstone All on Account of a Water Melon—Trjes to Board Moving Train. CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS Another Improvement District to Be Created—Special Tax Res olution Adopted. Roundup, Montana, Sept. IS — Council met pursuant to adjourn ment at eight o'clock p. m. Pres ent: Mayor Wall and Aldermen Johnson, Reid, Nix, McDonald and Eiselein. Bills of Roundup Tribune Co., $14.50 for stationery, John A. Cole man, $25 for legal services, and Wm. Stbloir, $21 for teaming, were read and referred to auditing com mittee. Petition from M. M. Klein and others asking for the creation of a on the run self He es was ., , , ... . , , T > • i Moved by Nix, seconded j veil , I that special Improvement l! j rl( t ; No. o. with boundaries as sc or 1 m petition of Klein and ot iers >e e( created. Carried. special improvement district to take in Third Street west, was read and I , ,. , . . . , that chiet of police hire team to ( o third I x Moved by Nix, seconded by Reid, necessary work for opening Avenue to the east. Carried. Moved by Nix, seconded by McDonald, that Resolution No. 15, , *«* T» 1 * i * entitled A Resolution créa " lg jthe Speciai Improvement District > 0 . 4, designating the boundaries there of, stating the character of the im . j provements which are to be made. J an approximate estimate of the cost thereof, and fixing the time when the Council will hear obj. « lions to , its final a«loption, be adopted, On the roll heing called, all present voted in favor of the motion and the said resolution was declared duly adopted. Moved by McDonald, seconded by Nix. that allowance for office rent to Police Judge be reduced to five dollars per month. Carried Moved by Nix, seconded by Reid, that clerk and Mr. Scott submit figures for assessment next Wednes day night. Carried. Moved by McDonald, seconded j of at by Johnson, that saloon license A. R. Hagar, in the Newton Addi tion, he revoked. On the roll being called, Johnson and McDonald voted in favor of the motion and Eiselein, Nix and Reid against. The motion was declared lost. Moved by Reid, seconded by Eiselein, that Chief of Police be granted leave of absence for five days. Carried. Moved by Nix, seconded by Reid, that meeting recess until next Wednesday night at 7 o'clock. Carried. Roundup, Montana. Sept. 20.— Council met pursuant to adjourn ment at 8:30 o'clock p. m. Pres ent: Mayor Wall and Alderman Johnson, Nix, McDonald and Brit ton. (Continued on pane eight) There will be a base ball benefit dance at the Star Theatre tomorrow (Saturday) evening. Naples, Sept. 22.—A terrific storm swept the district around Mount Vesuvius today causing great loss of life and damage. : Twenty persons are known to have been killed while the fate of whole families is in doubt. Madrid, Sept. 22.—General order is being maintained throughout the j country. The number of strikers | is diminishing and general strike declared yesterday appears to have failed. Late last night Premier Canalejas announced to the press that the strike is over everywhere. Itidirod, Alaska, Sept. 22.—One of the boldest highway robberies in history of Alaska gold shipping oc curred when a band of masked men held up Geo. Friend, a Flatcreek gold miner and a party of armed guards near Flat City yesterday morning and took from them a box containing $35,000 worth of gold dust. A water melon was the cause of a man losing his life at Melstone Sunday. Arthur Perrine, a tourist on his way from West Virginia to the coast left the Olympian at Mel stone Sunday morning to go up town after a lunch and to buy some fruit. When he returned the train ! had already started and he made a run for it and with a water melon under one arm tried to swing him self on the steps of the dining car. He lost his hold, however, and rolled under the cars, several coach es passing over his legs. The man was brought on to Roundup on the same train and placed in the hos pital here where both of his legs were ampututed by Dr. Pigot of this place and Dr. Hedges, who ac companied the injured man from Melstone. The man died shortly after the operation before regaining consciousness. Perrine was traveling with his daughter and son-in-law, who with their four small children were re Tacoma, West Yir gmia. He was about fifty years of I age p rom t ] ie conductor of the ; train it was learned that the dead man wag traveling under an assum e( j namC( having given his turnj t() their home near 1 Wagh f from ft viglt in W I nrinia Ho wna ahnnl fiftv name first as John Smith, and it is thought that he was endeavoring to egca p e gome trouble in the East. I x -....... .. ......... Not until after the accident was it learned that his real name was not Smith. A cornner's inquest was held over rl V.'MIllM l o liivjio ci ncio ueiv, w*vi jthe body Tuesday bv Coroner Bris senden, a number of witnesses be ing examined among them being j the train crew. The testimony de J fluced at the inqueBt WHB t o ef , jng (])e railroa)1 feet that Perrine came to his death thru his own negligence and clear companv of any blame in the matter. The verdict of the jury was in accordance with this testimony. The body of Perrine was taken west by his people Tuesday night, and burial will probably take place at their home town. j Seventy-five feet undergr und in Make Startling Find Colorado Springs, Sept. : j | the heart of a vein of coal thousands of years old, miners have found what appears to be an iron nail embedded in a slab of coal. Scien tists are trying to determine if the iron was formed by human band. Chicago, Sept. 22.—Jack Sheri dan, Dean of the American League umpiring staff arrived in Chicago today with a plea to resident .John son to he relieved permanently from duties as an umpire. The League president acceded to bis wishes and presented him with a "Medal of Honor," the first ever awarded to an umpire. It was a handsome souvenir given in consideration of Sheridan's long service. CHANGE IN OLYMPIAN Effective September 24th-Evening Olympian Will Be One Hour and 15 Minutes Later. Notice was received by Station Agent Clarke here this week that on Sunday, September 24th, a new time card will go into effect. There will be no great change, however, practically only one train being ef fected. Train No. 16, the east bound Olympian will leave Tacoma at 8:45 a. m. and all stations along the line approximately one hour and fifteen minutes later than at present, arriving in Minneapolis 10:15 p. m.,and Chicago 11:59 a. m. The time of departure in Roundup will be 7:48 p. m. There is also a difference of fif teen minutes in the westbound Olympian in the morning which will leave Roundup at 10:42 a. m. instead of 10:57. 1 ! ■iSemt. Carier MONTANAS DISTINGUISHED STATESMAN PASSES AWAY AT WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, SEPT. 16th. Sesaador Casie?'§ Career isa SBrâefo Born in Scioto county, Ohio, October 30, 1834. Received common school education in Illinois. Young manhood spent in farming, railroading, school teaching, and in the study of the law. Admitted to the bar and settled in Burlington, Iowa. Moved to Helena in 1882 from Burlington. Elected delegate from Montana to the 51st congress. Elected first representative of the state on its admission to the Union. Commissioner of the general land office from March, 1891, to July 1892. Elected chairman of the republican national committee in 1892. Republican delegate to the national conventions of 1896,1900 and 1904. Elected United States senator for the term beginning March 4, 1895, and ending March 3, *1901. Appointed by President McKinley as a member of the board of commissioners of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and was chosen president of that body. Elected to the United States senate for the second time on Jan. 16, 1905, to succeed Senator Paris Gibson. Served as chairman of the senate committee on irrigation and reclamation of arid lands and was the author of the postal sav ings bank bill, personally leading the light in the senate and securing the adoption of the measure. His term expired March 4 last. He was the caucus choice of the republican minority in the legislature for re-election, but was defeated on joint ballot by Henry L. Myers, democrat, of Hamilton. Appointed by President Taft March 10 as chairman of the American section of the international joint commission for the adjustment of waterway dispute with Canada. I ! j i j 1 Sen. Carter Dies Suddenly After Brief illness Succumbs Before His Family in Ajoining Chamber Could Be Summoned-Funeral Held Tuesday. Washington, D. C., Sept. 18— Former United States Senator Thomas H. Carter, of Montana, for years a notable and picturesque character in National polities; once chairman of the RepuhlicanNntional Committee and since last year chair man of the American International Commission, die«! at bis home early today of infraction of the lungs. 1 le was 57 years ol«l. Senator Carter's death was unex pected even by members of his fam ily. He bail been ill for just one week, but that fact was not allowed to become public. So great bad been bis improvement and Saturday, however, physicians and members of family confidently expected his re covery. and at no time did the sen ator regard bis condition as critical. There was always danger, however, that the attack might take a serious turn, and on that account the at tending physicia Dr. Henry p. Parker, was with him constantly. At 3 o'clock this morning, while sleeping. Senator Carter rose con vulsively in bed. His nurse, noting the alarming symptom, summoned the doctor, who was in an adjoin ing room, and then summoned Mrs. Carter and her two sons, who were near by. Before they had reached the bed chamber, however, Senator Carter had breathed his last. Funeral services will he held Tuesday morning at St. Paul's ca thedral and the remains of Senator Carter will be buried temporarily at Mount Olive cemetery in this city, to in on Friday | that his I his j at to be removed later to He Mont. Senator Carter, it was learmal to day for the first time, had not beim in sound health for more than a year. Me ha«l hud occasional Incut attacks, but never, until this last on« were they regarde«! as s« rious. On his return from Montana in tin middle of the summer he spent considerable time in Washington on the work of the waterways com mission, an«! after adjournment of congress joincil his family at Mi-s horn, M«-. Me sei-meil in good health at that tine- hut very soon | develope«! .symptom- that alarmed I Mrs, Carter, an«l on Sept. 6 she and j the senator ami their two sons re turned to Washington. I nder the physicians' can* the senator seemed to improve, hut on the Saturday following his return he became quite ill and was foreeil to take to his bed. Several physicians were called in consultation and diag nosed his trouble as an infraction I of the lungs, one of the vessels sup-j plying the organ having become ! clogged. CALLED IN CONSULTATION. Dr. Parker was given charge of the case on Thursday and called in Dr. Thomas B. Futeher of John Hopkins hospital. Baltimore. These physicians agreed with the diagno sis of those first summoned and treated the senator accordingly. Recognizing the seriousness of this disease they informed Mrs. Carter (Continued on paye eiulit) Defeat Reciprocity Canadian Election Returns Indicate Defeat of Laurier Government and Reciprocity Pact With United States. (Special to The Record.) Montreal. Sept 22.—Canada vot ed overwhelmingly against reciproci ty yesterday turning out the Liberal Party which lias been in control for fifteen years and returned a Conservative maj o r i t y o f 4 8. Robert Laird Borden will become Prime Minister in place of Sir Wilfred Laurier who declined to lead the minority in Parliament. Although tiie defeat of the gov ernment seems practically certain, there is yet a chance for reciprocity in parliament. Should the Nation alists join with the Liberals the pact might go through. On the face of the returns, R. L. Borden of Halifax, will be the next premier. The apparent defeat of Sir Wilfred Laurier, the venerable leader who lias directed the government of Can ada since 1896, came as a surprise. Up to the hour of election the odds were heavy on Liberal success, and it was generally considered to be only a question of bow large the Liberal majority would be. The latest return indicate the de feat of seven cabinet ministers out of fifteen. The Montreal Gazette, a Conservative paper, announces the defeat of the government, which is conceded by the Liberal Toronto Globe. Quebec Province, complete except for two deferred election, gives the opposition twenty-six seats and the government thirty seven. The division in the last parlia ment was: Opposition, twelve; government, fifty-three. Returns from 101 out of 221 constituencies I show opposition lias net gains of ! six, as follows: Liberals elected. Nova Scotia 3, New Bumswick 7, Quebec 37, Ontario 5; total Liberal gains. 5. Opposition elected. Nova Scotia 7, New Brunswick 4, Quebec 2(1. Ontario 34. Manitoba 22, total j 73. Total opposition gains, 11. i Net opposition gain, ti. The vote j was one of the largest ever east at 1 a general election in Canada. J. of it is I Defeat of Reciprocity Effects Wheat Market. ( Special to The Record. ) Chicago, Sept. 22.— A gi-ncral rush to buy today sent wheat soar ing. The- defeat of reciprocity in < lan ada was the only inlluence thought of, everything else temporarily be ing forgotten. It was the accepted view that with no Candian wheat available the holders of American wheat were in a position to com mand greatly enhanced figures at least from the mills. One promi nent speculator was quoted as ile I claring an advance of 20 cents not improbable for Spring Wheat. EXHIBIT SENT TO HELENA PI. H. Wall Will Prepare Exhibit for State Fair at Helena- Leaves Today. Most of the specimens for the Mussi'lshell county exhibit at the state fair at Helena next week w«-re shipped last. Saturday. Another shipment consisting of vegetables, all of which were not in when the other shipment was made, will he consigned tomorrow. M. II. Wall, j who will have charge of the arrang- j ing of the exhibit, left today for, Helena, being accompanied by Tlios. Lamb who will assist him.! Mr. Lamb has on several occassions 1 assisted in preparing the Fergus county exhibit, ! Judging from the specimens sent from here the Baby County need not he ashamed of its first exhibit. In fact it wouldn't be much of a sur prise if it would cause some of our older sisters to blush. The display sent from here wall be supplement ed by the Ryegate Harvest Festival exhibit. Many people of the Musselshell country are planning to attend the state fair, the fact that this will be the Baby County's first appearance in public being the primary cause. HOMER HODGES SHOT 3 TIMES Shooting Affray Takes Place at Park inson in Fergus County With Disastrous Results. As a result of a shooting affray which took place last Saturday night at Parkinson, an inland post office formerly known as Weede, lo cated just across the north line of Musselshell county where it inter sects the Musselshell river, Homer Hodges, a rancher is in a serious condition with three wounds, and Dean, Jimmy and Bob Parkinson are under arrest at Lewistown. The Parkinson boys are brothers of E. J. Parkinson, the county surveyor of this place, and have ranches in the lower Flatwillow country where the shooting occurred. At this time it is not thought that Hodges' wounds will prove fatal. According to the version of the shooting as received here the shoot ing was done in self defense and the result of trouble of long standing. Hodges was passing the Parkinson ranch on horseback when the shoot ing took place, this being about seven o'clock Saturday evening. It is impossible t«> learn at this time who tired the first shot. Hodges was shot three times, one hüllet cutting off part of the finger of his left band, another bitting him in the back, and another in bis side. I lis horse was shot from under him. One of the cartridges in Hodge's six-shooter bad been exploded. OPENING DANCE IN NEW HALL Bull Mountain Trading Co. Is Host at Big Opening Dance Held Wednesday Evening. Klein, (Special to The Record.) —The opening dance in the new hall just completed, was Indil Wed nesday evening and was one of the most pleasurable affairs ever held in Klein. The Bull Mt. Trading Co. had charge of the dance and spared nothing in their efforts to make it a success. The dance opened with a grand march led by Mr and Mrs. Wm. McKenzie. Easton's Orchestra, with the addition of Chick Knapp and his drums and Miss Lula Lucas at the piano, furnished the music which was enjoyed by all. This orchestra is a «-r«-< 1 it to Klein. At eleven o'clock a lunch consist ing of sandwiches and coffee was served by the store force in the side rooms. The hall is one of the finest of its kiml in this part of tin- state, with a floor space of 10ft. by 100ft. At one end of the hall is the stage and two di'f-ssing rooms ami at the other two cloak rooms ami the entrance hall. Th<- fh " «r is ««t liaril maple, serapi-'l smooth ami waxed and is om- of the finest, to b<- found in the country. Over four hundred people attend ed the dance ami all express thern j 8e | V(;S ag having had the time of j th( . ir | iveg . Much credit is due the Bull Mt> Trading Co. for the pleas ,, re thev have given the people of j^j e j n 1 _ 0 The fixtures of the Moose saloon were packed up this week and sent back to the factory and Roundup is minus one saloon. Morris Zetzer, charged with arson, was given a hearing last Saturday before Judge Webb and bound over to the district court. There is no truth to the report circulated bv the Tribune last week that the C. M. & P. S. will run a special train to Helena during the state fair week. A rate of one fare for the round trip is in effect, how ever, the fair from here being $6.50.