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« THE YELLOWSTONE MONITOR THE OFFICIAL PAPER OK DAWSON COUNTY Volume II —No. II GLENDIVE. MONTANA. THURSDAY. April 29. 1915 Eight Pages Chief Clerk Boden Given Hearty Farewell Seventy-Five Guests Assemble at Hotel Jordan To Wish Him God-Speed in New Position Addresses Humorous and Touching I One of the most elaborate farewell banquets ever tendered a departing dtizen was that given in the Hotel j or dan last Saturday evening in hon or of H. it- Boden, for the past seven vears in the employ of the Northern pacific Railroad in this city, leaving as chief Clerk to Superintedent Untrv to take up a similar position at Missoula. Seventy five friends sat down to the spread, which was gotten up by Steward Art Rawson in his usual effic ient style. C w. Snyder was toastmaster and made splendid introductory addresses in presenting the speakers. C. a. Rasmusson spoke on the sub ject: "As wc go and come"; Mayor A. a. Baker spoke on "Good Citizen ship". making the maiden speech of his political career and incidentally creating an oratorical record that will keep him guessing to eclipse; Chief train dispatcher -A. J. Carr spoke on "Railroad Friendship" and gave an amusing account of his first meeting with Mr. Boden; Attorney Joseph A. Slattery handled his subject "The • The Ladies in Spirit", in his usual masterful manner, praising the ladies of Glendive and concluding with a humorous story; Dr. Dan J. Donohue had the subject "Personal Recollect ions", and gave several side-splitting reasons why he was glad Mr. Boden was leaving; Professor R. L. Hunt, thinking that possibly the genial doc tor of medicine may have had some grounds for his remarks, hastened to NEW ORPHEUM THEATRE OPENS ENLARGED HOUSE Manager Lloyd W. Lamb of the New Orepheum Theatre announces in this issue of the Monitor, the opening of his enlarged and beautiful playhouse on Thursday and Friday evenings, with a big Vaudeville performance in addi tion to three great reels of moving pictures. The 50-foot addition has been com pleted and will be thrown open to the public with the first performance to night. A spacious stage with full scenic equipment has been installed, includ ing a modern system of stage lighting put in by Frank O'Malley the local electrician. The building of the addition was done by Birch and Greb the local con tractors, while E. D. Ayers had. the contract for the painting and interior decorating. Additional seats have been installed, bringing the seating capacity up to 350, almost as many as is contained on the main floor of the Arcade Opera House. The big front asbestos advertising curtain has been ordered and will be put into place immediately upon its arrival, which will be by the end of this week. With the big front drop curtain there will also be received an up-to-date screen curtain, said to be tlie finest production of the Monarch Soenic Supply Co., of St. Paul, Minn. The base relief figures and other ornamental interior designs have ar rived and will be put into place with the completion of the interior paint ing by Mr. Ayers. This part of the w °rk w ill probably be completed after tlle last performance Saturday night. Manager Lamb has shown himself t0 be a most progressive moving pic tu re man in every sense of the word and because of his liberal policy and •'is determination to give the people of t!i ' s city the very best vaudeville and moving pictures that money can buy, has deserved not only their con tinued patronage but their personal Kood will as well. 'THE BUNGALOW" The People's Popular Place to Eat. Mest Be)l Street—a few Doors from Main Street Absolute cleanliness, all Good, Home Looking, Quick and Courteous Service, opular Prices. Originators of the Exclusive White Help" Idea. Remember the Place i°ne 82-R Glendive, Mont. a in is in the be of of w« . defend Mr. Boden to the delight of those present; A. B. (Tod) Sloan spoke briefly on the subject "Hitting the Ball", and concluded his remarks with an appropriate story; Dr. A. L. Hammerel spoke touchingly on "Our Parting Guest" Others who spoke briefly were B. P. Johnson, Pat Murn and E. S. Haskell. After the addresses were made, "The Quartette," sang and several solos were rendered. Leaves For New Fosition. Friends of R. H. Boden, chief clerk to Superintendent Lantry of the North ern Pacific Railway company In this city, will be sorry to learn of the de parture on Monday of this week, of the well-known railroad man, who takes up a similar position at Miss oula, the change being in the nature of a promotion. Mr. and Mrs. Boden and their little 4-year old baby left on No. 3 on that date for the western city, where they will make their future home, and where "Hank" will act as chief clerk to Superintendent F. L. Birdsall of that division. He has been here nearly seven years. His position in this city has been taken by T. J. Kane of Dilworth, Minn., Mr. Boden's predecessor at Missoula having been promoted to the position of chief clerk to General Manager Rapelje at St Paul. Both Mr. and Mrs. Boden have made many friends in Dawson County, and all who knew them will be sorry that they are gone. ELGIN CAFE OWNER 8UDDENLY DISAPPEARS Without warning and apparently without reason, A. J. Gaffrey, propriet-1 or of the ill-fated Elgin lunch room in the Beasley Block, disappeared at I a quarter to eight o'clock on Sunday night, and has not been heard from since, leaving his wife to wonder and I speculate as to the probable cause of his strange get-away. I Mrs. Gaffrey stated that at the time | mentioned, her husband started to the woodshed for kindling, wearing his hat but no coat. He leaves in good financial stand ing, quite in contrast to his two pre decessors, Mr. Aucock and the Wrong Mr. Wright. THE STAMPEDE AT MISSOULA Missoula, Mont., April 26th,(Special) What promises to be the biggest wild west show ever staged in Montana is scheduled for Missoula on July 2, 3, 4 and 5. The Stampede is the name which has been selected for the event and the thoroughness with which the preliminary plans have been made promises much for the success of the event. The various events will be for the championships of the world and in order that this may not be just an idle statement the Missoula manage ment has contracted with several of the best all-round cowboys in the world. Contracts have been signed with such men as "Tex" McLeod, who is now with Barnum & Bailey's cir cus at Madison Square gardens in New York, and their presence will make the events something to be re membered. Ruth Parton, world's champion relay rider, and her famous string of relay horses will be entered in the big relay event On this date Missoula celebrates her fiftieth anniversary and one of the big features of the celebration will be the big historical pageant on the morning of July 6. The University of I Wisconsin Military band—a 60 piece I organization has been secured for July 4 and 6. Many unique entertain-1 ment features are being planned. The Mtiiiviarfs ham rrantAd a sn«rial far« railroads have «ranted a. «iwciai^ore ■ of oneand-a-thlrd rate for the round trip. This rate extends from Miles I City on the east to Spokane on the , __ I The Western Commision Company no au o* ____ of South St Paul reports last batur day's quotations as follows: "Hogs were steady; top $7.32%; bulk $7.30. w« look for a rood hoc market right . i« m K H 00 to I along. Sheep steady, lamos w $$.75; ewes $4 JO to $7JO." I THE NOVICE RETURNS SAYS TOM STOUT Thla Week's Letter a Touching Tribute To the Average American Boy's School Days. With the solemn words, "May God bless you, every one of you," Speaker Clark, at twelve o'clock, noon, had dropped his gavel. The Sixty-third congress was adjourned sine die. As I stood in the rear of that historic hall for a moment and watched the mem? bers hurrying about, some to catch the earliest train away from Washing ton, a few gathered in little groups singing patriotic songs, all pausing for a moment, here and there, to say "good-bye," there was brought back to me thoughts of the "last day of school about the little, old country school house which still stands on a wood land slope out yonder in Missouri. For weeks we all looked forward to that "last day of school" with the longing of the prisoner awaiting the hour of his release. Yet when the "last day" had arrived and the teach er had dismissed us for the last time the feeling of. elation gave way to a momentary reaction of regret. It was fine to be done with books and stern discipline, to feel the freedom from the daily grind of arithmetic and grammar and physiology, but there came also the sobering reflection that the fellows couldn't get together quite so often now that school was out, that the fun which we had been having playing three-cornered cat, roly-holey and black man would be curtailed, that the associations of the seven months' term would be broken. . There would of course, be the Sunday gatherings out in the walnut pasture and down on the banks of the creek, but the six days intervening between Sundays are as aeons of time in the chronology of boydom. "Men are but boys grown up." We were glad to finish with the two years' toil there in Washington, but when the time came to go our respective ways there came also a feeling of regret that those ways separated so widely as we sped on our homeward journeys. The word "home" is susceptible of rioua. definition». To the pilgrim traveling in a foreign land, home is the country of his nativity. It may spread from one ocean to another, from frozen fields to some boundary ü ne where summer is perpetual. To I those who travel much but never seek a n alien shore, home is a state, Rhode island, Texas, Maine, Montana. With in the state, home is a county, or per chance a town or city of that state, The moment I crossed the boundary ii ne of Montana I felt that I had got "back home." The remainder of the trip was merely a question of arriving at a given destination. The stereotyped expression, "I am glad to be back home," has been rather overworked since my arrival, but despite its lack of originality, that sentence exactly expresses my feelings and for several reasons. First and foremost, while there are homes and homes, Montana comes nearer to fulfilling all of the specific and sundry requirements of a real Simon-pure, copper-riveted, 24-carat home than any other place that I have ever run across in my discursions hither and yon between the two oceans. It is large enough to permit a person to move around in without running any risk of becoming a tres passer upon the personal environs of (Continued on Page Eight) a or • Prepare For Great World Crisis, Is Wilson's Warning to America Incisive Remarks Made Yesterday By President Wilson In Hie Speech At The Associated Press Luncheon At The Waldorf-Astoria Follows. You deal in the raw material of opinion, and, if my convictions have any validity, opinion ultimately governs the world. The times behind us have been difficult. The times before us are likely to be more difficult, because whatever may be said about the present condi tion of the world's affairs, it is clear that they are drawing rapidly to a crisis. I am not now thinking so preposterous a thought as that we should sit in judgment upon them (the warring nations), but that we shall some day have to assist in reconstructing the processes of peace. 1 am not speaking in a selfish spirit when I say that our whole duty, may be fit to be Europe's friend when the day of tested friendship comes. The test of friendship is getting ready to help both sides when the struggle is over. The basis of neutrality is not indifference; it is not self-interest. The q( neutra , ltJr „ aympathy (or mankind. It is fairness; « is good-will >t bottom . it la impartiality of spirit and judgment There is in some quarters a disposition to create distempers in this body politic. Men are saying that if we should go to war upon either side there will be a divided America—an abominable libel of ignorance! My interest in the neutrality of America is not the petty desire to keep out Rouble- « «» »«" "> w j* Ik „^ u "? 1 ' ro " bl6 - " "W "*? want * » scrap that is an interesting scrap and worth while, I am his man. I warn him that he j g not g 0 j n g to < j raw me into the scrap for his advertisement, but if he f B looking for trouble—that is the trouble of men in general—and I can help a little, why, then, I am in for it The world ou*ht to know the truth, but the world ought not at this period of unstable equilibrium to be disturbed by rumor. We cannot afford to let Uj # rumors of irresponsible persons and origins get into the atmosphere of the United States. As to to a MRS. BODEN TENDERED FAREWELL PARTY BY DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA The local lodge of the Daughters of Isabella tendered a farewell party on last Thursday evening to Mrs. H. R. Boden, who together with her hus band left early in the week forMiss oula, their future home. The party was held at the home of Mrs. Katherine O'Neil. Whist was played, the guests fill ing seven tables. Miss Rose McNal lan won the first prize. Mrs. Boden was presented with a beautiful cut glass dish by her friends, Mrs. Graham making a touching pre sentation address. Everyone present expressed regret that Mrs. Boden was to leave the city. She was one of the organization's best workers and an ideal woman in every sense of the term. Refreshments were served by Miss Cavanaugh, Mrs. Foss and Mrs. Sin clair. ROBBED STORES IN GLENDIVE TOO Th following item was taken from last Friday's issue of the Mandan Pio neer, which paper was kindly loaned us by Mr. J. J. Stipek of the Bee Hive Cash store in this city. The article, in part, is as follows: That the burglar who was shot in the Spink & Lang store last week after an hour and a half gun battle and who steadfastly refuses to give his name, was implicated in the robberies at Glendive and Beach, is the contention of local officers. State Atorney Wm. Langer to-day wrote to Glendive to secure a com plete description of the missing art icles. The fact that in the pack of loot found in the burglar's pockets when he was searched, there was included memorandum book with the name . J. Stipek written on the fly leaf; that number of pennies were found in the man's pocketbook; that the same tactics were employed at Glendive as here, namely cutting out a rear win dow; and that safety razors were found which had undoubtedly been tak en from a hardware store, presum I ably the O'Malley shop, as well as a> flashlight, • would tend to prove the burglar captured to have been in the work at Glendive. DAWSON COUNTY CLUB TO GIVE STAG PARTY A most enjoyable stag party is be ing planned for this coming Saturday night by the live wires of the Dawson County Club. The entertainment will consist of selections by "The Club Octette, Messrs. Dr. A. L. Hammerel, Art Raw son, A. B. Sloan, Howard Sinclair, Don Mack, George C. Hanson, Howard Melaney and A. Mack. Mr. Karcol of Sidney will render a baritone solo; Howard Melaney will warble some of his exquisite tenor notes; The Mandolin Club, under the able direction of Professor Webb Heath, will try to emulate the Italian Vaudevillians of the Orpheum Theatre; several au fait cabaret stunts will be pulled off, or whatever they call it; some able spell-binders will endeav or to maintain the dignity of the oc casion; light refreshments will be served, and a general all-round good time is promised. • The Octette is now rehearsing in different parts of the city for reasons best known to their enforced auditors he ed are a Gate City Lodge Of Odd Fellows Initiate Thirty Members In New Branch—Prize Winning Ekalaka Degree Team Initiate Patriarchs Militant The crack Ekalaka degree team of the Patriarchs Militant, a higher branch of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, headed by Department Commander Col. H. M. Peck of Ekalaka and including seven mem bers from both Ekalaka and Forsyth, conferred the three degrees of the Patriarchs on 30 members from Glen dive and vicinity on Monday eve ning at the Odd Fellows Hall. The degree team arrived in the city Monday morning on No. 2, and were met at the depot by a number of local members of the order. BURGLAR TO PLEAD GUILTY Makes Confession to Sheriff Charles McDonald on Sunday Afternoon. "I have served time in the Minne sota penitentiary twice, once for burg lary and once for holding up a bank,' was part of the confession made yes terday afternoon to Sheriff Charles McDonald, by the burglar who was shot in the Spink & Lang store a couple of weeks ago. 'There is no one to blame for my condition but myself. I am glad that I did not hit anyone in my shooting and am glad that no one was hurt. The boys gave me plenty of time and chance to give myself up and I played the fool." The man yesterday told both Mr. Nickerson and Sheriff McDonald that his name was Mike Murphy. This is doubted. Sheriff McDonald has writ ten to Stillwater authorities giving a a> description of the man and hopes to gain more information concerning him. Mike Murphy or Ole Olson, yester day admitted that he was responsible for the losses sustained in the burg lary of the J. J. Stipek, O'Malle^ and other stores at Glendive. He said that he had left the Twin Cities on Decem ber 14, and had been as far west as Red Lodge, Mont. He has since been working along the line and "I have pulled off several jobs on the way east" He is anxious to be arrainged in court and plead guilty to whatever charges may be lodged against him Murphy, alias Olson, gave his age as 47. He is much better and in excell ent condition considering conditions. However, he is very apt to spend the rest of his life in jail or prison, for ten years will be about the minimum sentence for his Mandan stunt.—Man dan Pioneer. SIDNEY VS. GLENDIVE Manager Leach, of the Sidney base ball team, is closing arrangements with Manager Healy, of the strong Glendive team, for a game to be play ed at the latter place within the next two or three weeks, and as both teams are out after the 1915 championship, a splendid game is very likely to be pulled off. Arrangements are under way to have a special train go from Sidney, in order that a goodly number of rooters may accompany the home team; and as the Sidney boosters are loyal to their colors, it is expected that a large delegation will be on hand to cheer their favorites on to victory, and a triumph over the vigorous and active Glendive team will be some thing to crow over, too. Glendive is making elaborate preparations for their first game, and here's hoping it will be a meritorious one and may the best team win. Make your plans now to go with the boys to Glendive on Sunday, May 2. Special rates will probably be secured, all details of which will be announced in next week's Herald.—Sidney Herald. AT THE ISIS THEATRE a the the Friday night the "Black Box." Saturday, a four-reel feature, Hearts of Oak" and one of strangest plays produced Monday, Sunshine Molly," a five reel Drama of the California oil fields. Next Thursday will be seen the "Commanding Officer," a five-reel drama, one of the Special Paramount Features. of all 12 Col. Peck, who is a Past Chief Patriarch, handled the degree work of the team in a splendid manner. After the initiation and the con ferring of the degrees, some of the guests assembled played cards while others danced to the music furnished by Mrs. Jos. Lane and James Osborne. Refreshments were served, and we understand, this time by the ladies. Miss Harmon of Mandan, Past Noble Grand of the Rebakahs, was one of the notable out of town guests present SIDNEY AFTER CONTINUOUS SERVICE President F. C. Hughes of the Sid ney Light & Power Co., and the follow ing stockholders: Nick Buttleman, R. H. Watson, Ray Lowe and Mr. De Long, of Glendive were Sidney visitors Saturday with the view of looking over their holdings and the advisa bility of giving us either an eighteen or twenty-four ho\ir service. They were well pleased with the manner in which the plant was being conduct ed and the future prospects of the business. The matter of extending the service was deferred for the present and in the meantime Manager Car penter is circulating a petition to as certain how large a load he would have on the outset with a day service. Now here Is a chance for everybody to boost for a continuous service, which means so much to Sidney as a whole. Adopt this modern method of cook ing, ironing, baking, etc., and you will never be sorry. Electric power Is far cheaper than gasoline engines, to say nothing of the grief and trouble that is eliminated when you throw the gas engine into the discard.—Sidney Chief. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOLDS ARBOR DAY LUNCHEON At the Hotel Jordan on Tuesday, the Chamber of Commerce held its last noonday luncheon of the month, having both attendance and enthusiasm sur passing any similar affair during the past year. The object of this meeting was the discussion of the subject, Arbor Day, and was presided over by Attorney Desmond J. O'NeiL The new Dawson County Agricultur ist, George F. Piper, spoke interesting ly on the subject of the proper care of trees. Others who spoke were Dr. Danskin, E. D. Giltner and Hon. C. A. Thurs ton. HOLLECKER'S STORE TO GIVE AWAY TEA POTS Hollecker's Department store an nounces that on Saturday, May 1st, a tea pot will be given away absolutely free with every pound of Seal Brand tea or coffee purchased at the store on that day. A coffee demonstration will be giv en from 10 A. M. until 5 P. M., to which everybody is invited. On this day a special Saturday sale will be held in the dry goods depart ment of the store. PRESIDENT WILSON PICTURES VISION OF CHINA AWAKENED BY THE VOICE OF CHRI8T Washington, April 21.—President Wilson, in an address at a meeting here tonight of the Potomac Presby tery of the Presbyterian Church, pic tured a vision of China awakened by the voice of Christ and furnishing a great momentum in the future to the moral forces of the world. He de clared that as soon as the unity of China was realized its power would come In the world. $5.00 REWARD We will pay $5.00 in cash for proof of parties who removed or destroyed all metal fence signs "FEDERAL TIRES" on Glendive-Wibaux road. No prosecutions.' LAHR MOTOR SALES CO. 12 ~2t Glendive, Mont.