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ca] Society The Roundup Record. VOLUME IV.—NUMBER 51. ROUNDUP, MUSSELSHELL COUNTY, MONTANA. FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1912. $2.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE JUDGE PIERSON OPENS MARCH TERM OF DISTRICT COURT MONDAY; PANEL OF FORTY JURORS ARE DRAWN AND ORDERED SUMMONED BY JUDGE—ARSON CASE AGAINST MORRIS ZETZER SET FOR TRIAL MONDAY MORNING—OTHER CRIMINAL CASES ON DOCKET DISPOSED OF AND SET FOR TRIAL—CIVIL CALENDAR A SHORT ONE—COURT ADJOURNS UNTIL MONDAY, MARCH 13. ! Ï ROUNDUP-BILLINGS RAILROADASSURED C. M. & P. S. RAILWAY SAID TO BE BEHIND BILLINGS MOVEMENT Survey Made Last Summer Articles of Incorporation Are Filed in Office of Clerk of Yellowstone County by Billings & Central Mon tana Railway Company. — Billings Gazette (March 10).—As j a result of a survey run between ■ Billings and Roundup last summer, \ articles of incorporation have been j filed in the office of the county clerk ! and recorder by the Billings & Cen- j tral Montana Railway Company which ; is organized for the purpose of con- ; structing a steam railroad line be- j tween Billings and some point in Mus selshell county to be determined on at a later date. According to the articles filed the purpose of the organization is to build and maintain a steam railroad of standard gauge with tracks, sidetracks way stations, freight houses, depots, shops and all necessary buildings and one terminus and a point in Mussel shell county, t obe hereafter fixed, for phe other terminus. The principal place of business is to hi in Billings. It i sfurther set forth in the articles that the capital stock of the company is $1,500,000 which amount is neces sary to construct the railroad. The capital stock is divided into 15,000 shares at $100 each, non-assessable, and it is provided that $75,000 of the capital stock shall be subscribed at the time of the commencement of the business. It is also provided that the purpose of the company is to build and main tain a telephone and telegraph line in connection with the railroad and that it is to have the right of buying and owning real estate along the pro posed line of the railroad and at the terminals sufficient for the tracks, freight house, depot, and shops for the building and repairing of locomotives and cars. According to the articles 750 shares of the authorized stock have been sub scribed and the business of the cor poration is to be conducted for the next three months by a board of di rectors consisting of R. E. Shepherd, A. R. Scott, E. E. Tiffany, C. C. Davis and D. F. Remaster, all of Billings. A preliminary survey was made last summer for the purpose of ascertain ing whether or not a steam road be tween Billings and Roundup is feasi ble, and a Une which it is believed could be utilized with very little diffi culty was established. It was believed at the time of the survey was made that the work ws being done by or for the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway Company. A short piece of railroad has already been built at Roundup connecting that city with some of the coal mines and the belief has been expressed by some that this is the starting of the road to Billings, altho the Musselshell county terminal of the road has not yet been announced and probably will await developments in the matter of right-of way. The incorporators of the railroad company here will not say what their plans for the future are. -o ZETZER CASE MONDAY. j . 1 : 1 I : Much Interest Taken in Arson Case Which Will Come Up for Trial Monday. The only criminal case of import ance to be tried at the March term of the district court is the Morris Zetzer arson case which will come up for trial Monday morning. It is expected that the case will consume Beveral days time as 32 witnesses have been subpoenaed; 24 by the state and eight by the defense. Attorney Duffy will appear for the defendant while County Attorney O'Neil will have charge of the prosecution. You don't want to miss the Chase Lister Company's productions at the Star Theatre next week. j ■ \ j ! j ; ; j District court of the thirteenth judic ial district for Musselshell county con vened here Monday morning wf*h Judge Pierson of Billings on the bench. ! A list of forty trial jurors was ordered drawn and a venire issued made re turnable Monday morning, March IS. The criminal docket was taken up. several of the cases being disposed of and the dates set for the trial of the : others. Morris Zetzer, charged with arson, appeared in court, and upon his j entering a plea of not guilty to the ; crime charged, the judge set his trial for Monday morning, March IS. This case, it is expected, will consume con siderable time as it is understood that ' the state lias subpoenaed thirty-two ; witnessess to testify. David Henderson plead guilty to a misdeanor charge and was fined $100 which was paid by the defendant. Tony Wanchino entered a plea of not guilty to a similar charge. His trial was set fixed at $700. for March If i, and bail The case a igalnst John I )oe and Richard Doe for burglary was dis missed for lack of evidence. Civil Cases. The date for trial of the damage suit of Wiliam Raddue vs. D. K .Ander son was set for March 19. The petition of the plaintiff in Ute case of the Citizens State Bank vs. S. M. Johnson for the appointment of a receiver subsequent to foreclosure was denied. The case of H. E. Marshall vs. R. L. Brown was stricken from the doc ket without prejudice. Case of J. H. Grant vs. David B. l.oney and wife set for trial March 19. j The ejectment ease of Albert Schroe der vs. J. H. Danils was dismissed as settled. In the divorce case of Henry Arliu vs. Benedict Arliu the plaintiff was ordered to show cause before the . court March 18 why he should not he required to pay the defendant a suit able sum for her support and main 1 tenance of minor child. There are three other divorce cases on tlie docket for disposition at this term of court. Ella Rice asks for a divorce from Edgar C. Rice on the grounds of non support. Jennie F. Wiggins sues her husband, Frank \V. Wiggin, for divorce on the grounds of : extreme cruelty. They were married in Mitchell, S. D„ May 20, 1902, and within a few months thereafter be came estranged and ever since have not been living in harmony. The plaintiff asks for a portion of the de fendant's projerty which ccnsis's of a farm in South Dakota valued at $10, 000 and a homestead in Musselshell county. She also asks tire court for the custody of two children born to them, one nine and the other six years old. Lottie Raddue seeks a legal sep aration from Samuel W. Raddue al leging cruelty and other charges. Thirteen petitions for naturaliza tion were beard by the judge of which eleven were admitted. 1 Court adjourned Monday evening un I til Monday morning, March 18, at : which time the jury will report for duty. of in is to at JURY LIST FOR MARCH TERM Trial Jurors for March Term of Dis trict Court Will Report for Duty Monday Morning. The following is a list of the trial jurors drawn for duty at the March term of the district court which will reconvene here Monday morning at which time the jurors will report: Henry Bartz..................Barber O. J. Henniman............Rothlemay Frank Hefford...............Roundup Thomas Hunt.............Broadview L. P .Steign....................Irene L. R. Carroll................Roundup Con Kennedy...............Melstone Alex Thompson, Sr..............Gage Edmund Burla ..................Gage J. R. Cooley..............Musselshell Sigurd Winther..............Ryegate Andrew Flemming..........Melstone Thomas C. Miley...........Broadview John Neace.................Melstone C. P. Tillman................Roundup Charles F. Bassett...........Ryegate W. B. Cooley............Musselshell George Herwig ..............Roundup D. £ \\ £ B. P. H. A. H. This Means You! Ï D TOO LATE ! k ON'T be among those who will be sorry they waited too long to register and found out too late that they couldn't vote. Go up to the court house today and put your name down on the regis ter with the rest of the good citizens. The Books for the City Election Close Thursday, March 21 ** I ! ! j ! 1 1 ! BY VOTE OF 46 TO 32 SEWER BONDS HRE D EFEATED MONDAY MAJORITY OF VOTERS IN THE SPECIAL ELECTION DECIDE THAT ROUNDUP SHALL NOT ISSU E BONDS FOR SEWERS AT THIS TIME. Tl>e special election hold Monday for the purpose of deciding the ques tion of whether or not to bond the city to the amount of $15,000 for a sewer system resulted in the defeat • 1 * + * of the proposition. Out of tho ninety * voters registered only sevenly-eiglit * voted, of which number 40 voted * against bonds and 32 in favor. Those * in favor of the proposition and the * opposition were much in evidence at * tlie election and the contest was some * what of a spirited one. A number of * voters were challenged and prevented * from casting their ballot. It need hardly be said that the friends of the measure are not very well pleased with the result, and talk is now rife of another election being called in the near future on the grounds that the registration was not lawful. The general opinion, however, seems in to lie that the bonds were defeated at this time for the reason that the to city does not hold a deed to the ground * * on UNDS IN FOREST RESERVES OPEN TO HOMESTEAD ENTRY Sat at fin Washington, March 4 The 1'resi- [ dent lias signed a proclamation eliin mating approximately 73,1*10 act'es from tho Jefferson National Forest, Montana. A very carful examination made by the Forest Service had shown that the land was not chiefly vain able for forest purposes but consist ed mainly of open grazing land and land of agricultural value, The lands excluded lie mainly along ( file southern and eastern boundaries of the Little Belt division of the For Mark Spendiff................Delphiaj Floyd Nelson................Roundup; D. J .Hogan..............Musselshell; strait ..................Delphiaj £ M : Lin ( lerman............Roundup ; Hoyd Nelson.............Musselshell j Nels N. Nelson............Rothlemay ' -..................Klein Olof Jensvold...............Roundup . esse................Roundup \i* ir T, 01 " ................Roundup \\ illiam Bloomstrand ........Roundup £ ngUS Beh ...............Musselshell ! wm rge 5?".............. I>elPhii ' B. B. Roberts................Roundup 1 Martin Young...............Roundup P. B. Snyder.............Seventy-nine H. E. Seitzsinger............Roundup ' A. H. Cameron............Pine Grove W. G. Glendening............Ryegate H. E. Marshall..............Roundup __cess" The Royal Neighbors will meet in Newton's hall next Thursday evening, March 21, at eight o'clock. All mem beni are urged t obe present. • 1 " ❖ >9 •! * + * T T -F + T v -I- •!* -F THE VOTE * '''he followii g is the voU in * the different wards on the * sewer bonds. * Against. For * First Ward... ........28 "1 * Second Ward * Third Ward . . 4 * * Total ...... ........411 32 in an election of this nature there is no doubt but what (lie new council to be elected in April will take it up and call another election. 4« + * + * + * # ♦ + * 4 . * •:• + + + * + + + * + * + * * + * * on which it was proposed to locate the sceptic tank. If this matter can he straightened out, and if it is found that taxpayers, whether they are free holders or not, are entitled to a vote [ est. Small eliminations w ere also made from the Highwood Mountains, Little Rockies, and Snowy Mountains div h uns. The eliminated lands were by the si:me proclamation withdrawn under the Act of June 25, 1910, for classifi cation, and will, when compatible with public Interest, be restored to settle nient and entry on such dates as shall ( be fixed by the Secretary of the Inter ior and after such notices as he may deem advisable. THAT REAL SHOW \ e xt week the re will be some place ; to go> some p|ace worth while golng . j It will bo at the star Theatre. Round . up> and the attraction will bo the Chase-Lister Theatre Co., with those prime favorite8 rlint and Ue8Bie Rob . The only popular priced attrac ,; on con tj nut , s to g j V(! the public someth|ng new each year and always ! glves sal!sfastion . Mariy new 3 pe«'ial will be seen with this company. 1 rhe v ""«>eviHe acts alone will be worth moro than lhe *> rlce rf ^ mia ' iii,,n in addition s,ron « 5111,1 f ' able dramatic Production. Thl8 company is billed ior seven ai k'hts commencing March 18. The °P eni »g bi» will be "The Little Prin a beautiful four-act melodrama an entirely new one to the theatre go in S People of this city. Tickets will sel * fa8t - Do»»'* let it be said "Too Late." ' ! ! i i ; i 1 ! j SEVENTEEN NEW BRIDGES FOR LESS ER STREA MS OF COUNTT BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AWARD CONTRACT FOR SEV CNTEEN SMALL BRIDGES TO SECURITY BRIDGE COMPANY AT $6.290.00— BRIDGES WILL BE OF EIGHT TO TH IRTY-FOOT SPANS —CONSTRUCTION WORK TOSTART WITHIN ABOUT TEN DAYS. One of the las! things (.' l>o done by the board of county commissioners l. Tore adjourning hist Fridr.j was to I award the contract for seventeen a 'w ! bridges to span some cf the lesser streams and coulees of the county, j The contract was award« «1 to the Se curity Bridge Company for the sum of j $0.290.00 for the seventeen bridges. . The bridges provided for in the cen-1 tract are of various size., ranging in spa", from e'glit to tbit y feet. The 1 thirty-foot bridges are i-j lie combina- : lion steel and wood structures, while j tlie small« r « . os v, ill 1 o of wood. W. I'. Roscoo, of Rilling . a repre: eat a- ; ti\e of the Security Bridge Go., was! present, at the meeting of tit« - ' com- 1 ! misbtonorn. Work on the new bridge is to he j commenced in about ten days or two ! weeks. The points at which the brid ges are to be placed are as follows. 1 Thirty fool span across Willow 1 ('reek on township lire north of Lake ! Mason. Another thirty-foot bridge will span Willow Greek mi tlio Roundup Mu shell road near the NF ranch. Two thirty-fool bridges across Al kali fro I«, one on the Jensvold road and another on the I Trap..-dad road. One thirty loot bridge across Cur rant Greek at K ! so. One eight foot bridge across coulee north (d NF ranch oil the MeGinley road. One sixte, :i-t', et bri;:" one mile we: t of ( läge. < tue leu-foi I lake otu foitrtIt mile « asl of Gage. (ne- sixteen Be. bridge near George .Mills ranch. One lldri y B ici bri« ,,«■ oa I lie licit li side • f the railroad at Brockwny Ford bridge. i .«.st I lone ( I cid« near .Mehslone will also lie spanned by a thirty-fool, bridge at the old Ryan Bros, ranch. is 4« + * + * + * # ♦ + 4 . * i !• '' 1 eiiiaining six bridges, all small ones, will lie placed on the main road betvvcen Musselshell and Molstone. Within tin- next ten days the Se : entity Bridge Co. will also have a crew of men commence work on the con I ;-! met ion of a thirty foot bridge across . . . ' Ilav.k ( reek in the town ol Mussel shill. Ibis bridge was purchased by ( the county some lime ago. Geo. Brinkley of Glomlivo was re gistered tit tin- Commercial Hotel W« -<i nerday. Louise llavorman and Dorothy Spendiff were visitors in tin- city last Sat unlay. A small sized audience enjoy« «! the chalk talk given by Cartoonist Ford at the Star Wednesday evening. County Superintendent Mamie Grif fin went to Laviiia Thursday on school matters. Editor ('Inis. II. Allen, of the Ky< ' gale Reporter, and bis wife were in Roundup last Saturday. Mrs. Allen had some dental work done. The Catholic Ladies wish to thank Mr. R. II. Evans for so kindly assist ing them at their last number of the lecture course by furnishing some ex relient music. Fred W. Knoll, Otto E. Knoll and Henry Schulze were down from La villa Tuesday. The former filed his petition for naturalization, being a native of Germany. John Illedik wishes to announce that lie lias just received several ma chines, which will assist aim to make hair switches a good deal better and quicker than heretofore. A marriage license was issued last. Friday hy Clerk of Court Jarrett to Eugene Larington and Lillian Dickin son, both of Melstone. They were married at Melstone Monday. The Roundup Orchestra has issued ! invitations for a dance to be given in Newton's Hall tomorrow (Saturday) ! evening. The hail will be decorated for the occasion and refreshments will be served. Improvements for the comfort and convenience is the order of the day i at the Condon it Company's store. A lavatory is now being installed which will no doubt be greatly appreciated i by the shopping public. ; O. M. Lambert, father of the Lam- j bert boys of this city, arrived from ' Great Falls Tuesday. He will remain! i here during the summer looking after 1 farming operations on Boine railroad: ! land which he purchased near the j j experimental station north of Round up. j j . 1 : j ; 1 START IN ACTION AGAINST SCHOOL MUSSELSHELL SCHOOL TROUBLE TO BE TRIED OUT IN DIS TRICT COURT. Injunction Is Asked For J. C. Ryan and C. W. McLean as Plain tiffs Ask for Order Restraining the Board from Continuing Work on New School Houses. .! G. Ryan and G. W. McLean, as plaintiffs in behalf of other taxpayers opposed to the matter in question, have filed all action with Cleric of Court W. G. darrett thru their attor neys, Boarman «V Boarman, against School District No. 215 and E. L. Lars baugli, in which the plaintiffs ask the court for an order rest ruining the do fendauts from continuing work on several new school buildings for which $(l,ouo bonds were voted some (into The grounds on which the plaintiffs ask lor Hu« restraining order are that the defendants are engaged in an at tenipl to misappropriate and misapply the funds of the school district by all unauthorized expenditure thereof in permitting E. L. Lnrsbaugh to con struct the new school houses without fii- I advertising for l-ids and without having a contract with the said Lars Imiigli. Ii is also alleged that one of tho trustees. .1. (). Alisher, is a partner oi Larsliaugh and is to receive a por tii'ii of tl-.e profit.-., in violation of law. ELLVEN NEW CITIZENS Aliens Admitted as Full Fledged Citi zens of the United States— Two Refused. Thirteen applicants for their lilial nattiralizalino papers appeared lieforo pirisoii Monday. Eleven of tho thirteen aliens were admitted to citi zenship upon their being aide to con vince the Judge that they were fully capable to exercise the duties of all American citizen. Two were denied i-iti/cnship at this time for the reason 11 ,,, 1 their testimony showed insuffic lent knowledge of the government.. Those who were admitted to citi zenship wer«': Geo. Carbooriu, native of Greece; Bartol I'ipinicli, native of Austria; Charles Overend, England; George Tomlins, England; Andrew Alexander Mania, native of Scotland; j ' j William Leon, ai «1 ITct-ce, native of England; .lohn James Popovich, na tive of Austria; Alois Gusicli, Austria; Julius Javanovish, Austria; Josef Grbulij, Austria; Joseph Bojdi, \us tria. Clerk of Court Jarrett adminis tered tin- oath of allegiance and they walked out IVcling proud that they wen- full fledged American citizens. FARMERS WILL HOLD MEETING WILL DECIDE LOCATION OF HALL IN LAKE BASIN COUNTY ON NEXT FRIDAY. An important i. ' iing of the Farm Koundup will be held in the Lake Basin school bouse next Friday night, March 22. President Olaf Jensvold urges all farmers to he present, as it will be endeavored to arrive at some definite decision as to the location of tiie new hall to be built. A com mittee appointed by the president will also report on the advisability of af filiat.ng with the National Grange, which the county organization is now contemplating. A deputy state veter narian will be present to give a talk on the care of stock. An interesting feature of the meet ing will be a debate between three farmers and three Roundup business or professional men, the question for which has not been learned here. Olaf Jensvold, Henry Fail-brother and C. F. Zeller will constitute the farmers' de bating team. A lunch will he served after the moi mg which will be followed by dancing. FOP F ENT—'Tliree-room house, fur nished tsekeeping. Apply at the Envre Hrrse. J. A ' -, the proprietor of the Ctzv pent the first of the week in M . 'y. He returned yes terday.