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VOLUME IV.--NO. 38 ROUNDUP, MUSSELSHELL COUNTY, MONTANA, FRIDAY, DEC. 15, 1911 $2.00 Per Year in Advance Three AreÂcquitted Draper, Peterson and Delaney Go Free—Pot ter Convicted on Charge of Extortion and Sentenced to One Year. DRIVE OFF 15 HEAD OF CATTLE zeii à,. Mi screan t Drives Fifteen Head ' «»* of Dairy Cows from Samuel Cresswell's Ranch. Samuel Cresswell, the well known rancher from Little Willow Creek, was in the city Wednesday. He reports to The Record that some miscreant drove off from his place fifteen head of cattle on or about December 3, and altho he has thoroughly scoured the country has thus far been unable to find them. Mr. Cresswell had been getting * ready to embark in the dairy busi • * ***'-•' h! for tl iis reason had this q\ 'cattle which consisted of V^-ed Jerseys shipped in from j^^Pashington. The cow-- were un V landed and had rings in their ears. Mr. Cresswell is offering a reward of $50 for information that will lead to the airest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the act. ALASKA ORE TO NEW YORK First Alaska Ore to Cross Contin ent Passes Thru Roundup on C. M.&P. S. The lirst Alaska ore to cross the continent for New York left Seattle Deceit be: 2nd, passing thru Round up or t. ird. This train consist ed of seventeen cars, or 620 tons, and was valued at approximately $7o0,000. The special went thru to Chicago, on the C. M. P. 8.. and C. M. <fc S. P., and from there was routed via the Wa bash and Leigh Valley line. 3 ACCIDENTS \l IN KLEIN MINE ^ Three Miners Are Injured, One Quite Seriously, in No. Two Mine Last Week. (Special to The Record ) Klein, Mont., Dec. 14.—Last Friday and Saturday were unfortun ate days for some of the miners here. On Friday, Perry Olmstead was severely bruised b y being caught between empty cars and dragged several feet. The same day Walter McGrail, while greasing a yi/caT, slipped and his head was caught between the car and timbers a bolt on the car nearly tearing off his ear. Walter, after a few days : '■ Lsence, is on duty again but Perry confined to the house. On Saturday Dan Melnnis was badly injured by rock falling on him, and injuring his spine. He was also badly cut across the back and sev erely bruised otherwise. It was necessary to take him to the hos ital at Butte at once where an peration will be preformed as soon 'as he has gained sufficient strength. The latest report states Mr. Mclnn is Is resting quiet comfortably. NOTICE FOR BIDS Notice i6 hereby given that bids for the filling of an ice house at Klein will be received by P. D, Ferry at that place, For further in lormation address or call P. D. Ferry, Klein, Montana ; j I j j ; j I J j ! ■ ! District court resumed its grind here Monday morning and has been in daily session all week. Those drawn as jurors reported at the opening of court Monday morn ing, eight out of the forty drawn being excused from duty. Robt. Barnes, against whom a charge of burglary has been filed, appeared in court and entered a plea of guilty. Having a wife and two children and a lather dépend ent upon him. the judge imposed the minimum sentence, a fine of $50. John Anderson answered to a charge of running a slot machine in the depot saloon in Roundup, to which charge he plead guilty. He was fined $100. The case of the -State vs. J. W. Draper was next called. A jury was drawn and sworn, and two wit nesses. John Dyer and J. II. Danils. examined. The charge against the defendant was not clearly proved by the state. Draper not having been present at the' ; commission of the alleged crime.: j The jury after bejng out a short! I time returned a verdict of not; guilty, and the defendant was dis charged. j Emil Peterson was acquitted of j having erabezelled a sum of mon- 1 ; ey from the local bartender's union, i j In the case of the State vs. j I Geo. Stubler. a new information! J was filed by County Attorney O'Neil charging the defendant with illegal co-habitation, the orig inal charge having been for white slavery. The change was found necessary for the reason that the complaining witness, who now re sides in Butte, refused to testify against the defendant as she had at the preliminaay hearing in jus tice court. To the new charge the defendant plead guilty, being fined $100 by the court. Much interest centered about the C. E. Potter extortion case which came up for trial Wednes day. The same witnesses as in the Draper case were called by the state, and considerable surprise was occasioned when the defense announced that they would not of fer any testimony. A number of witnesses had been subpoened by the defense, but none were called to testify. The jury retired at 8:40 Wednesday evening after hearing the arguments by County Attorney O'Neil and Attorney Duffy, counsel for the defense. The jury was out all night not reaching an agree ment until 10:30 Thursday morning. They found the defendant guilty and limited the sentence to be im-■ posed by the court to one year in the state penitentiary, in accord ance with which finding Judge Pierson pronounced sentence upon Potter at 5:30 o'clock Thursday! afternoon. Another ca s e which attracted ; j considerable interest was that of ! the statt vs. R. E. Delaney, the ■ charge being assault in the second degree. The trial was held yester day, the jury returning a verdtet of acquittal after being out only a ' ! short time. Attorney Duffy, the well known 1 Butte criminal attorney, appeared j for the defendants in every one of j the criminal cases. The trial of Morris Zetzer, charg ed with arson, will be held tomor row. This is the last case on the criminal docket, A flutter of excitement was caused in the court room yester day afternoon when Judge Pierson V:. ©OUltV EUGENE FIELD *•* The Late Eu.e.ie Field, AS I was going to Bethlehem town / V Upon the earth I cast me down All underneath a little tree That whispered in this wise to me: "Oh, I shall stand on Calvary And bear what burthen saveth thee!" As up I fared to Bethlehem town I met a shepherd coming down, And thus he quoth: "A wondrous si ght Hath spread before mine eyes this night, An angel host most fair to see, That sung full sweetly of a lice Thai shall uplift on Calvary What burthen saveth you and me.'* And as I gat to Bethlehem town, Lc wise men came that bore a crown. "Is there," cried 1, "in Bethlehem A King shall wear this di cm?" "Good sooth," they quoth, "and it is he That shall be lifted on the tree And freely shed on Calvary What blood redeemeth us i. ,d thee." Unto a Child in Bethlehem town The wise men came and brought the crown, An 1, while the infant smiling slept, Upon their knees they fell and wept, Bui with her babe upon her knee, Naught recked that Mother of the tree That should uplift on Calvary What burthen saveth all and me. Again I walk in Bethlehem town And think on him that wears the crown. I may not kiss his feet again Nor worship him as I did then. My King hath died upon the tree And hath outpoured on Calvary What blood redeemeth you and me. MuEsselsIhiell Farmers Waul et* Suag'ar Beett Factory ^ Will Hold Big Meeting Wednesday, December 20th, 1911. ; ' 1 j j Final arrangements have been made to hold a sugar beet meeting in Musselsnell on Wednesday after noon, December 20th, at 2:00 o'clock. The speakers at this meeting will be Mr. I. D. O'Donnel of Billings, proprietor of Hesper Farm, and the largest individual sugar beet grower in the Yellow stone valley, and who last year re-: ceived a check from the Billing' sugar factory for more than twenty five thousand dollars for sugar beets raised from 320 acres of land. The other speaker at this meeting will he Mr. James Soiliy, the head agri culturist for the Billings sugar fac tory, and he i- said to he one of the best posted men in the north — ----------- ~ : ....... — ; announced that he had an inform- j ation ready citing C. F. Richardon ! with contempt of court. Mr. Ilichar don was served with paperstoday to i appear in court tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock. The contempt ; proceedings are brougnt in eonnec- ' tion with the letter published by j Mr. Richardon following tlie June j term of corn t. in which the latter j defended his action in addressing ! letters to jurors for which he was ! reprimanded by the Judge, Mr. Richardoo has retained Duffy as i his attorney. j The damage suit of M.M. Klein vs. C. M. & P. S. Ry. is being heard today. Court w ill adjourn tomorrow evening. i west on scientific farming, ranking with such men as i'rof. Thos. .Shaw, Prof. F. B, Linfield, and others. Mr. Scilly's subject will be "Good Farming,"« hieb no doubt will in clude valuable points on the cul ture of sugar beets From Mr. O'Doneil the farmers • J the Musselshell vallev will learn first hand information about the beet industry—its benefits, draw hacks, what it has done for the farmers of the Yellowstone, how the farmers regard the industry, effect in raising tin* value of real estate and farm property, increased yields of other crops of grain, feeding stock from the bi-products of beets, what fanners (an actually realize ; in profits per acre from growing j *ugar beet where there is a factory ! in easy shipping distance to buy product, i It is the object of this meeting to make it general throughout the en ; tire Musselshell valley from Mel ' stone to Harlowton, as the facili j ties for shipping beets for a consid j enable distance to a factory has been j found to be no hindrance to the ! farmers along the T ellowstone val ! ley where some farmers are ship ping to the factory at Billings near i ly 1D0 miles. j If the growing of beets in the Mussellshell valley, where soil and climate is just as favorable, will double the value or the farmers' real estate within five years as it has in the Yellowstone valley, and ; i at the sam** time give the farn ers a osion John Schroeder, Miner at No. Four, Is Fatal ly Injured by Explosion Tuesday— Lives Two Days John Schroeder, a miner in the employ of the Roundup Goal Mining Go. i'> the mine at Davis, died Thursday morning from injuries received in an explosion which oc curred in the mine Tuesday after noon. Die man was horribly man gled by the force ol the explosion and no hope for bis recovery was en tertained at any time. The explosion occurred about 3: T> Tuesday afternoon. Schroeder bad placed two charges of powder which were connected with one fus.'. After waiting only eight minutes after the first explosion. Schroeder entered the room in which the charges were when the second explosion took place. A corornor's inquest was held over the I icily t he finding of the jury being that Schroeder came to bis death by bis own earlessness. Schroeder was a young man. 23 years of age', and had been here only a short tinn*, lb* nme bore Dom Yukon. West Virginia, where ! his parents reside, lie was mimar fi< d. I In* body was prepaired I >r burial in Krueger A Tuigestkc's un dertaking parlois, and upon instruc tions from the young man's father, was ship) ed to Yukon today. MINE NO. 2 HAS NIGHT SHIFT One Shift Could Not Produce Enough Coal to Supply Demand Ton nage Increased (>pecial to The Record.) Klein, Mont., Dee. 14.— Owing to their inability to till their orders for coal, the company has put on a night shift, starting 'Tuesday night. The* demand has been so great that even though hoisting on an average of 2150 tons a day, one shift could not produce enough coal to till all orders. Two new motors arc expect ed any day which will help to in crease the output at this mine. TICKER OFFICE IN THE GRAND Uptown Telegraph Office to Be Lo cated in the Grand Hotel Lobby. Within the next few days the Continental Telegraph Go. will es tablish an uptown telegraph office, having made arrangements with the management of the Grand lin tel for space in the lobby of that hostelry. 'The wires baye already been strung and it is expected that the instruments will he installed today or tomorrow. The change will he a welcome one to the public in general, as it places this important institution more in the center of the business section of the city. Especially will it he a great convenience to the patrons of the Grand Hotel. J. 8. Lathrop, now second trick operator in the depot here, will have charge of the new office, while Old Guard Cedefsten will remain in full charge over the train dispacth er's instruments at the depot. better paying crop with increased yields of other crops of grains and make it possible for the farmers to feed hundreds of head of cattle, sheep and hogs from beet tops, bee t pulp, alfalfa and straw, why should not every owner of land along this valley and on the bench be interest ed in securing the establishment of a sugar beet factory? A free lunch will be served to all who attend. ! SCHOOL GIVES OPERETTA Children of Public Schools Prepar ing to Give Operetta "Christ mastide" December 22. I hi* children of the Roundup public schools are busily engaged in rehearsing a delightful operetta "'hieb is to he given it, the Star 1 heat re on Friday evening, Dee om 1 »it 22. I ht* title of the oppretta is ( hri.stmastide" and is a pretty pictural of this universally observed occasion. Being presented by the children ol the local schools, the performance will he of more than ordinary interest, and it is expected that a goodly nmnher of citizens of the city will witness the presenta tion. the prt icei 1 1 - ol the p< rform ■mci will ho ii-i'd lor school pur poses . Baby Prize Winners. Th- annual lu/aar and supper of the Ladies' Circle of the Congrega tional church held last Wednesday evening surpassed even the pro verbial success of that organization in years parsed. 'The baby show was exceptionally popular, both lorm the standpoint of the number of babies entered, being double that expected, and the number in at tendance. I he candy booth was entirely sold out, and many enjoyed the beautiful reception in honor of the prominent ladies present. The sale of articles made by the Circle amount) d to over $60, and the sup per was so popular that it threaten ed the capacity of the culinary de partment. 'Those who patronized it said that it was too good for the thirty-live cent charged. The event netted the Indies something in ex cess of $115. The Roundup Baby Show, the first of its kind to he held in Round u p, proved exceedingly popular. I his is. a form of entertainment which is very popular across the water and is becoming very popular in many sections of the Dinted •States in recent years. 'The winners in the first Roundup Baby Show, were as follows: Prettiest Baby—Sarah Ella Foley, 1'iize, silver mounted brush and comb. I'NIiEJt OXK YEAH Best-behaved— Xtnna Spanogle, Prize, walking chair. 5 oungest — Donald Ording, Prize, gold ring. Fattest—Sarah Ella Foley. Prize baby journal. Prettiest Blue Eyes — Willard Harden. Prize, pair of shoes. Prettiest Brown Eyes— Richard S. Williams. Prize, pair of shoes. OVEH ONE YEAH Best-behaved —John Mathews Wayne Hansen. Prize, divided. Prettiest Blue Eyes—Yivienna Leishman. Prize, set knife, fork and spoon. Prettiest Brown Eyes — Ruth Baird. Prize, set knife, fork and spoon. The Fad wishes to announce that Santa Claus will make bis headquar ters at their store. Ed Rousseau left Monday for Omaha where he will spend the holidays at his home.