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-—---- Histo r ian 1 Satffûu -------------------------------------------------- -------—-----—-———————————-—— VOLUME IV.—NO. 41 * JF & — ROUNDUP, MUSSELSHELL COUNTY. MONTANA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 1912. $200 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE - ---- — ----- ------- - No Games of Chance - i Slot Machines, Raffles, Dice Games and All; Games of Chance Are Placed Under Ban by Local Authorities. HEATED STOVE CAUSES FIRE HOUSE OWNED BY H. P. NELSON, SR., DESTROYED BY FIRE WEDNESDAY EVENING. Fire which started from an over îeated stove about 9:3.0 o'clock Wed îesday evening totally destroyed the >mall house located across the al ey back of the Montana Lumber Co., jwned by H. P. Nelson, Sr. The con ■ents of the building were also des royed as there was no one there at e time of the fire, Mr. Nelson be g in attendance of a union meeting. ; was feared for a time that Mr. Nel nn was in the building and unable to et out, this beleif being given color y the fact that his dog was inside, (is appearance, however, explained he situation. The dog was burn d to death. The dwelling right next to Mr. Nel on's house owned by J. A. McKin leys, was damaged somewhat by be ng scorched. Much of the furniture n his house was carried out. The fire was extinguished in a very short time after the fire department arrived on the scene. Both buildings were cover ed by insurance. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED Engagement of Edward Rousseau and Miss Helen Lyons Announced at GL Ranch. At a party given at the Geo. Lyons home at Twodot last Thursday the engagement of Miss Helen Lyons to Edward Rousseau was announced for the first time. The announcement was no surprise to the friends of the couple, being the culmination of a pretty romance which began about two years ago when Mr.Rousseau first met Miss Lyons, who was visiting friends here, at a dance at Klein. Both young people are well known in Roundup. The wedding is to take place this spring at the beautiful residence on the GL ranch near Twodot. AXNESS-HCL'CHTON At 12:30 last Tuesday afternoon Mr. Sever Axness and Miss Bertha Hough ton were united in marriage at the home of Rev. and Mrs. LaRoy A. Lip pit. Rev. Lippit officiating. The bride came from Grandmeadow, Minn., a short time ago and took up a claim uorth of Roundup. At the present she is on her return trip from the state of Washington with her mother who is returnig from a stay she has been making there for her health. Mr. Axness was also a native of Grand meadow and recently came to Round up. The couple will soon settle in the home on the claim of the bride. KLEIN TAKES ANOTHER GAME Coal Câmp Bowlers Again Defeat the Roundup Trio of Bowlers on New Year's Day. The Klein bowling team again de feated the Roundup team in a game rolled on Case's alleys New Year'sDay, winning by 152 pins. H. P. Lambert, one of the Roundup trio of bowlers, carried off the honors, making the highest individual score, 226, the high est total, 922, and the highest average, 184. The following is the score: Klein E. Fletcher ..... 156 197 155 138 184 j H. Fletcher ..... 154 182 211 185 159 Munger .........185 182 200 136 178 Tot. Av. E. Fletcher ................830 166 H. Fletcher ................891 178 Munger ....................881 176 Total number of pins.....2602 Roundup Ording ........174 157 139 152 158 Lambert........166 165 189 226 176 Jess*...........114 165 145 161 163 Tot. Av. Ordirg .....................780 156 Lambert ...................922 184 Jesse.......................748 149 Total number of ÿns ......2450 * Armed wi'li copies of the sections of the statutes of the state of Montana which prohibit the conducting of games of chance, Chief of Police Joe Pyles on Tuesday morning served notice on all saloons, pool halls, con fectionery stores and other places of amusement in Roundup where such games have been in vogue that viola tions of the law would be vigorously j prosecuted. The order, which comes within the provisions of sections S406 j and 8416 of the Revised Code of Mont- ; ana, covers games such as poker, solo and other card games, dice, slot ma- j chines lotteries, raffles, gift enter prises, etc., for money or representa tive of value. Many of these appar- 1 ently innocent games of chance have been included in the regular course of every day business ill practically every place of amusement in Roundup, and the proprietors of the various places effected by the order feel the enforcement of the law will work a hardship on them. The conducting of these games of chance have become ; universal, however, and the practice so prenicious amoung young boys that ; the authorities have deemed it advis able to put a stop to it. Every known form ofchance is includ- 1 ed in the order, and raffles conducted by churches and charitable institu- j tions will come under the ban as well. A number of the proprietors of places of amusements which are hit ; the hardest by the chief's order do j not take very kindly to the attempt at enforcement of this law, and it is understood that they will take steps with a view to have the order modi fied somewhat. Their contention is. tnat the law in question is a dead let ter and is not enforced generally. The authorities, on the other hand, have signified their intention to en force the law to the letter, and will vigorously prosecute all violations. INQUIRY INTO ALLEGED BRIBERY Grand Jury Takes up Alleged Bribery of Jurors in Me Namara Trial. (Record Special) Los Angeles, Cal. Jan. 4.—The de finite and semi-official statement was made here today that the new grand jury which convened this morning had begun an inquiry in the alleged bribery and attempted bribery of jur ors in the J. B. McNamara trial. C. S. Harrow, formerly cheif counsel for the McNamara brothers, said, how ever, that he had not yet been sub poened to appear before the grand jury in connection with charges that were made following the arrest of B. H. Franklin, detective for defense, on a bribery charge a few days prior to the confessions of the McNamaras. Harrow today called upon J. Harri man who with L. Ba\is has been re tained to defend O. Tveitmoe, A. Johannes, E. A. Clany and J. E. Mun sey, the labor leaders indicted last Saturday by the Federal grand jury on tlie charge of having conspired with the McNamara and McManigal to transport dynamite from the east to California in violation of the Inter state Commerce laws. In this con nection it is said that the dynamite conspiracy probe dropped for a time by the Federal Grand Jury. The coun ty jurors are thought to have decided to begin their investigation where the Federal Grand Jury, which is expect ed to make its final report tomorrow or Saturday,left off, at the point where it can be determined what per sons, it any, were implicated with the McNamara brothers in the con spiracy to blow up the Los Angeles Times building which was dynamited Oct. 1, 1910, with the loss of 21 lives. DISCUSS MUNICIPAL REFORM (Record Special) New York, Jan. 3.—With Gov. Woodrow Wilscn presiding, a con ference of mayors, corporation attor neys and boards of trade of the cities and towns of New Jersey was held to day in Hoboken. Several New Jersey cities, including Newark, Jersey City and Hoboken, will petition the next legislature for new charters, and plans for charter revision were discussed at the meeting. j j ; j 1 ; Let Us S mile The thing that goes the farthest Towards making life worth while, That costs the least and does the most, Is just a pleasant smile. The smile that bubbles from a heart That loves its fellow men Will drive away the cloud of gloom And coax the sun again. It's full of worth and goodness, too, With manly kindness blent; It's worth a million dollars, And it doen't cost a cent.. Tribune Editor Married L. R. Carroll and Harriet J. Russell Quietly Leave City and Are Married at Butte Wednesday Evening. ! L. R. Carroll, one of the owners and editors of the Roundup Tribune, and Harriet J. Russell, a popular young lady prominent in Roundup so cial circles, were quietly married in Butte Wednesday, none of their numerous friends here having any previous knowledge of the event which was to transpire. Mr. Carroll left here last week on a business trip to points in Idaho and Washington, which was nothing out of the ordinary. On Tuesday Mrs. Russell left for Butte, and altlio there were some who then surmised that there was some thing unusual in the air, nothing cK finite was learned regarding the mat ter until yesterday afternoon when a telegram was received stating that a marriage license had been issued them at Butte. The wedding ceremony was preformed Wednesday evening at 7:00 o'clock by Rev. Blackistone of the Butte Episcopal church, at the lat ter's home. J. Thyne and Norman W. Hick, friends of the young people witnessed the ceremony. The couple was expected home on last night's Olympian and a delega tion of young people was awaiting their arrival at the depot until after midnight. The train, however, was quite late and the party disbahded. Expecting some kind of a demonstra tion upon their arrival lier, the new ly married couple did not take the Olympian but boarded the Columbian instead, arriving in Roundup unex pectedly at 6:30 this morning. A re j Coal Mine Inspector Makes Annual Report One Man Killed For Every 224,107 Tons of Coal Produced in Montana--Musselshell County Third. I I ; j ; Helena, Jan. 2.—According to the annual report of State Coal Mine In spector J. B. McDermott, one man was killed during the past year for every 224,107 tons of coal produced in this state, and one man was injured for every 58,268 tons produced. There was one fatal accident for every 290 men employed. The coal production of the state for the past year amount ed to 2,913,397 tons, as against 2 970 246 tons in 1910. A total of 3,776 men are engaged in coal mining in this state and mine value of this year s product is given at$4,903,820.73. The greatest output came from Car bon county, 1,230,783 tons; Cascade county ranked second with an output of 948,823 tons; and Musselshell third with 643,648 tons. Park produced 54, 760 tons; ChaMteau 14,127 tons; Galla tin 10.801 tons; Fergus 6,670 tons; Cus ter 5,044 tons, and Valley 2,741 tons. The dial scales used at the princi pal mines are condemned by the in spector and he recommends the in spection of these scales be part of the duty of the state seller of weights and measures. ception will be tendered them in the Pioneer Club rooms tonight. Botli parties to the marriage are well known in Roundup having re sided lier practically since the town was established. Mr. Carroll lias al ways been numbered among the city's staunch boosters and has been prom inently connected with all movements for its advancement. He is engaged in Hie real estate business, and is al so one of Hie owners and editors of Hie Roundup Tribune. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jolin cion, who own a large ranch at the ,*v.ad of Willow creek in the Snowy Mountains. She has conducted the Russell Rooming House in this city since the fall of 1908, and is a popular young lady among Roundup s younger set. The Record extends congratulations and wishes Bro. Carroll and his bride an abundance of joy, happiness and prosperity. ADMIRAL'S DAUGHTER WEDS. Washington, Jan. 3.—Miss Mary Southerland, daughter of Rear Admir al and Mrs. W. H. II. Southerland, and Louis Bacon of Boston were mar ried today. The bride is one of the social leaders of the younger set in Washington. Only members of the two families and a few intimate friends wittnesed the ceremony. • ' Trunks and Suit Cases : I M at Mar'•-•.hall's. SHOOED OFF Burglar Enters Hendrix Store But Is Scared Away Before Stealing Anything. H. F. Bruce, one of the proprietors of the Hendrix Mercantile Store on Second street east averted a burglary of that business establishment early Wednesday morning. .Mr. Bruce who lives above the store was awakened about one o'clock by the noise caused by the breaking of a pain of glass, and dressing himself proceeded to investi gate the matter. His coming evident ly caused the burglar some alarm as he left the store post haste and with out stopping to annex anything of value. An attempt had been made to tap the cash register but Mr. Bruce's appearance on the scene was rather inopportune and prev«nted the looting of the till. The authorities are working on the case b>* no one oonnected with the attempted burglary has thus far been apprehended. i ; ; _______________________ ______ New Dad Elected ! - W. N. Taylor Chosen Alderman but Will Not Qualify—City Refuses to Pay Im provement Warrants. The city council met in regular ses sion Tuesday evening after a recess extending over the holidays, much business of importance being transact ed at the first meeting in the new year. There being a vacancy on the council by reason of tire resignation of Alderman McDonald of the First Ward, W. N. Taylor was unanimously elected as his successor, although Mr. Taylor did not desire his name to go before the council. Mr. Taylor lias given out the statement that lie will not qualify for the position of alder man, ami therefore the First Ward vacancy still exists. The council will chose another alderman at the next meeting. On account of the many defective sidewalks put in last summer by the Two-Miracle Concrete Corporation, many complaints having been receiv ed, it was deemed wise by the council to suspend payment on special im provement district warrants until the sidewalks are reconstructed in accor dance with the specifications. The resolution providing for Mils action in the matter carried unanimously. In this connection the street and alley committee was instructed to procure nt least twenty samples of the top dressing of sidewalks from differ ent parts of the city, mark them for Identification and leave them at the office of the city clerk for use in ease of trouble with (lie concrete com pany. Alderman Jesse was appointed on the auditing coiiimill.ee in place of Former Alderman McDonald. Reports of the l'oliee Judge showing collections of $60 was read and refer red to auditing committee. The city engineer submitted an es timate of the work done by .1. W. Newton in Special Improvement Hist. No. 4 during mouth of December, showing amount due to be $224.00. Matter referred to auditing committee. A communication from Albert Seliroeder complaining of the unsani tary condition of premises in rear of Danils Cafe was read. The Northwest Townsite Co. sub mitted a plat of their Third Addition to Roundup for approval. The City Clerk was instructed to notify the company Unit all of street on south bouiidry line of said addition must be dedicated before the council would approve all three additions platted by the company. Upon the request of W. N. Taylor it was ordered to place a (it) wait lamp at. the corner of Second Avenue and First Street East.: On account of the unusual amount of work in tlic city treasurer's office the past month, lie was allowed $75 •for clerical help. Clerk reported receipt of letter from I Milwaukee Land Company asking for Il'iirUiter information regarding sewer I lines, and that letl.ei had been refer red to city engineer. Health Officer Welsh stated that liis duties of inspection under the law taking effect, the first of the year would bo increased and asked for an allowance of fifty dollars per month to employ help. Moved by Jesse, se conded by Reid, that the health of i ficer be allowed fifty dollars qor month for clerical help. Carried. Report of city treasurer for Decem ber was read and referred to auditing committee. Report showed cash on hand of $<1761.96; amount of sidewalk tax delinquent: District No. i, $705.30. District No. 3, 498.56. FIRE DESTROYS RANCH HOME. Perry Moore Ranch Near Twodot Vis ited by Disastrous Fire Christ mas Day. ; The beautiful ranch home on the j ; Berry Moore ranch near Twodot was 1 totally destroyed by fire shortly af- j ter dinner on Christmas day. The family had just partaken of the Christ mas dinner when the fire broke out, evidently having started from a de fective chimney,and as there were no means at hand with which to fight the fire, the building soon was a mass of ruins. Thru bard work while the fire was constantly gaining headway much of the furniture was saved. The loss was partially covered by In surance. i WITNESS MAY FACE INQUIRY COUNSEL FOR GOVERNMENT IN CASE AGAINST PACKERS TO MAKE COMPARISON OF TESTIMONY. Chicago, Jan. 4.—Witnesses for the government in tHo trial of the ten Chicago packers charged with crim inal violation of tlio Sherman Law if their testimony on the witness stand is at variance on material points with that given by them before the Fed eral Grand Jtir> themselves may fa-n tin inquiry. W. D. Miles, former Man ager of the Armour Backing Company of Kansas City, who was called by the Government as its third witness and whose answers to certain ques tions i.ave been herniating and unsat isfactory l> counsel for prosecution, testified against the packers before two Federal Grand Juries. It is re ported today that couusel for the Gov ernment would make a careful com parisiou oi \V. D. Miles testimony in the trial with the statements he mado before tlio Grand Juries and that it any important discrepancies are dis covered the prosecution may ask Judge Carpenter to act. A mass of documentary evidence hearing on the alleged agreement of the packrs were read to tue Jury today at .he trial of tin* accused men. Most of the docu ments were identifiée by Mr. Miles and their contents explained by him. Special counsel Sheehan for the gov ernment labored hard in an effort to indue» him to make damaging udmis mums against t.ie Backers but wnh out success. NURSERY MAN IS HERE Lake City, Minn. Company Is Doing Big Business in Montana. Mr. George Sherwood, representing the Jewell Nursery Co., of Lake City, Minnesota, is in the city. This firm was established in 1868 and bus a plant of 15ht) acres. Mr. Sherwood is interesting the farmers of Mussel shell county in what he calls his spec ial orchard plan, as well as contract ing the delivery of other trees. lie guarantees the growtli of his trees, and the well known reliability of the firm is buck of the guarantee. Mr. Sherwood will he in this vicinity for a short time and may be seen at the Jesse Real Estate office, where lie will explain his method of selling, de livery and guarantee. Special ap pointments in regard to orchard or landscape gardening may be made by calling phone 155. bowling contest Fad Will Give $32.50 Suit to Bowler Who Rolls Highest Average in Forty Games. lirnce Kadigan of the Fad is respon sible for a howling contest, whieu is now occupying the attention of bowl ers on Case's howling alleys. The l-'ad is offering a prize of a $32.50 suit of clothes to tiie bowler who rolls the highest average in forty games during the month of .'anuary. There are five contestants thus far, their names and scores being as follows: No. Gaines Avg. H. B. Lambert.............10 188 E. Fletcher ...............10 182 M. H. Fletcher ............ 9 175 Cedersten ................. 7 186 Jess Munger .............. 7 169 SALMON PACK RECORD. Seattle, Jan. 3.—Placing the total value of the 1911 pack of Alaska and of Buget Sound salmon at $22,337,232. 20 information relative to the salmon industry for the year just pass issued by Kelly Clarke Co., Salmon brokers estimate the total pack of Alaska salmon to have been $2,821,317 cases valued at $14,830,932. Though the number of cases is but little greater than that of some of the years before when the run was good, the unnusual ly high figure that prevailed through out 1911 brou^l the price the total pack commanded to a figure that es tablishes a recoad.