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- ' ■•■ntorlr&i Ubr&jy fHE YEIXOWSTONE MONITOR __ OI^I^ICIAL PAPER OP DAWSON COUNTY jliirne Eiffht Pages Italian Merchantman Sunk by Austrians amarine Said To Have Been Responsible Hundreds Meet Death In The Sea Investigation Being Made _Tlie liner Ancona ^en 'sunk by a large submarine ,he Austrian colors. She car *f i2S passengers and 60 in the ' Two hundred and seventy sur fre *' some of them wounded, have rjrors, su " ^ w ded at Bizerta. Sailed from New York V.« York, Nov. 9- The Ancona Had fron; here tor Naples on Oct. c he had aboard 1.245 Italian re She ar irvists and a general cargo fed at Naples on Oct. 29 and was ie to sail from Naples for this city jay (Nov. 9.) The Ancona was built in Belfax in M she had a gross tonnage of ijO, was 482 feet in length, and 58 »t beam. Sensation in Washington Washington, Nov. 9.—News of the TO HAVE DAILY MAIL ROUTE FOR CIRCLE Through the untiring efforts of Con pessman Tom Stout, more than those of any other person, Circle will, on December 1st, have daily, through mail service from Glendive. Cars will un doubtedly be used and the schedule calls for one car to leave Glendive every morning at 6 o'clock, except Sundays, and another to leave Circle every morning at the same hour. Each car is scheduled to stop at three post offices on the way and to arrive at 9 o'clock p. m. at their destination. There is also a change in the route from here to Paxton. The new sched ule for that point calls for a run from Circle to Paxton, leaving here at 6 a. a. and arriving at Paxton at 11 a. m. At 1 p. m. it leaves Paxton and arrives here In the evening. The days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The new arrangement of affairs will be of the greatest convenience to the business men of Circle and to the gen eral public as well and the speed with which the thing has gone through, from the time that the petitions were started, until the new route was es tablished is remarkable. While the editor of the Pioneer, who started the move for daily serv ice at our institute here in July, feels much pleased with the outcome of his efforts, much credit is due O. J. Thompson, Eikel and H. R. Reinemer and others who spent much time help ing to circulate the petitions. The pro moters did not, however, let It go at merely petitioning. The kindly inter est Judge Hurley, one of eastern Montana's leading democrats, as well as that of our popular U. S. Senator * J* ^mlsh, was secured. These ^88 greatly aided Congressman Stout in securing an early hearing in 11)6 matter. To all these gentlemen the people °' ^mlwater Valley owe much for the splendid support given our move for ^etter service, but the man who de Serves 0Ur deepest gratitude is unques ° nably Congressman Tom Stout. He m indeed the frontierman's best freind " it comes to getting mail service. 'Circle Pioneer. DRESS Isn't it a fact that November 25 th has just a little RESS & 9 more, if not a great deal more, significance to you than in many seasons past? All over the United .O' States is the impulse to express Thanks and Dress Up. No need of paying more than you can easily afford to pay for that new Tailored-to-order Suit and Over coat that you've just put off buying—and of course BD. V. PRICE & CO. would naturally be your choice. Let us measure you today. DRESS UP We Sell Forsheim Shoes THE DRESS UP TOGGERY The Krug Block sinking of the Ancona caused a sensa tion here tonight as it was regarded as foreshadowing a new controversy between the United States and Aus tria similar to the critical dispute with Germany that followed the topedoing of the Lusitania. Before making any communication, officials awaited in formation on two points—whether the vessel was torpedoed without warn ing or whether any Americans were among the victims. Should it develop that the Ancona was given warning and ignored it and attempted to escape the rules of nav al warfare, according to the Washing ton government's view*, justified the use of force. If she was attacked with out warning and a case paralleling the Lusitania develops, the attitude of the United States probably will be along the line already followed with Ger many—the dispatch of a note demand ing disavowal of the act, reparation and assurances that such incidents will not occur in the future. 27 Americans Believed Lost Washington, Nov. 10.—About 27 Americans are believed to have been lost with the torpedoed Italian liner Ancona, according to a cable to the state department tonight from Ambas sador Page at Rome. Rome, Nov. 10.—Additional reports received here are that the Ancona was sunk without an opportunity for her passengers to escape. The reports say that the submarine first fired a warn ing shot, whereupon the Ancona im mediately stopped. The shot then struck the ship, one forward and one aft, but it is uncertain whether they came from a gun or were torpedoes. An explosion resulted from one of the shots and the steamer sank rapid ly before the boats could be lowered or help arrive from the wireless call. POLICE COURT NEWS Other than a few drunks and disor derlies the police court has had but very little to disturb its magisterial attention for some time past. On Monday Dick Lee was arrested by Officer Leonard for drunkenness and creating a disturbance in Healy's Cigar store. On the same day Officers Miller and Leonard arrested John Doe, better known as "Dutch" on the charge of vagrancy. The culprits were fined the following morning by Police Ma gistrate Fred J. Goulding. On Tuesday the following arrests were made by the city officers, some of the offenders paying or working out their fines and some forfeiting their cash bail: Thomas Ellis, arrested by Officer Butler for disturbing the peace and using profane language on the streets. Willie Miller, arrested by Of ficer Miller for disturbing the peace and drawing a knife on one of the waitresses at the Grill Cafe. Kirk Stanley, arrested by Officer Leonard for disturbing the peace in the Red Light district. John Blake and Ed. Salmon were also corraled by the of ficers as vagrants and they were es corted out of town yesterday morning. POPULAR JOE LOCKEN SUCCUMBS TO INJURY Joseph Locken, aged 29 years, the young man who was found by his brother in an unconscious condition last Wednesday a short distance from their home near Lindsay, died at the Glendive General hospital Monday morning as a result of his injuries, without ever ahving regained con sciousness. His brother and mother, the latter coming from her home in Roscoe Minn., were with him when he died. The body was prepared for bur ial at Lowe Brothers undertaking par lors and was shipped Tuesday night on No. 4 to Roscoe, Minn., for interment, the two bereaved relatives accompany ing the body on its last journey. The deceased was one of the most popular young farmers in the county. His was one of those rare characters who seem to spread optimism and good cheer to all with whom they come in contact. The exact nature of the accident which caused his death will probably never be known, although it is thought by his brother who found him, and others who were called to help bring him to town, that he was either thrown from his horse or that the animal trip ped and fell and in trying to arise kicked the prostrate man in the back of the head causing the fracture at the base of the brain. There was no other bruise or mark of any kind on his body. VILLIAGE OF STIPEK GETS RAILROAD AGENT Northern Pacific Agent Warren J. Buchner advises that the villiage of Stipek has a railroad agent, effective November 1st., in the person of W. B. Lang, for several years past chief clerk in the agent's office in this city. The appointment of Mr. Lang to the Stipek agency has necessitated several changes in the clerical force in the Glendive office. The town of Stipek is to be congrat ulated on getting such a competent and popular man as Mr. Lang, who is credited with having as many friends as any other railroad employee in the city. METHODIST LADIES AID TO HOLD POPULAR BAZAAR It is announced that the Ladies Aid of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which Rev. W. B. Bliss is pastor, will hold a Popular Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4, for the sale of fancy and useful articles, food and candy. Just where the bazaar will be held has not yet been announced hut will be made public as soon as ti e com mittee in charge have made all neces sary arrangements. MACCABEE LADIES TO HOLD FOOD SALE Announcement is made that the La dies of the Maccabees will conduct a Thanksgiving candy and food sale at B. F. Dawson's Cash store, for one day only, Wednesday, November 24th, the day before Thanksgiving. Be sure to take advantage of this sale by getting something really de licious in the way of Thanksgiving table supplies and at the same time help along a most worthy cause. ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL The services next Sunday will be: Sunday school at 10 a. m.; Morning prayer and sermon at 11 a. m. Even ing prayer at 4 p. m. All are cordiall y invited. MONTANA GETS BIG PLUM FOR AGRICULTURAL WORK A total of $56,232 is to be spent in Montana during the fiscal year 1915 16 for agricultural extension work under the federal Smith-Lever bill. That amount has been set aside in the national extension work budget and will be supplied by the federal government and state and county Smith-Lever appropriations. These facts, accompanied by a table showing the amounts to be spent in each state in the union, are contained in the cur rent issue of the weekly news letter of the department of agriculture. The total amount set aside for the work is $4,820,000, of which $1,080,000 is from federal Smith-Lever funds, $925,000 from appropriations of the United States department of agricul ture for farmers' co-operative demon stration work, and $110,000 from other bureaus of the department. Of the funds contributed from sources with in the state, $600,000 is from state Smith-Lever funds, made up mainly of direct appropriations of the state leg islatures. In addition to funds used under the Smith-Lever act, $628,000 is appropriated by the state legisla tures for extension work,$225,000 by colleges from funds under their imme diate control, $921,000 by county au thorities and $292,000 from miscellan eous sources. Of the amount available in Montana $9,632 is to be used for administra tion purposes. Five hundred dollars will be devoted to educational publica tions. The expenses of county agents will consume $29,000 more. Five thou sand and seven hundred dollars will be spent in home demonstration work, and $2,800 in boys' and girls' club work. Yellowstone county has no county agricultural expert. While by no means among the larg est, Montana's appropriation ranks well in size with that of the majority of states. Wyoming will spend $43, 641; North Dakota, $83,556; South Dakota, $63,341; Washington, $61,990; Oregon, $104,555; Idaho, $34,409; Ala bama, $138,806, which is the largest appropriation. ❖ MARKET REPORT ❖ GRAIN MARKET. As furnished each Thursday by the Eastern Montana Elevator Co.— Wheat— No. 1 Northern..................................$ .86 No. 2 Northern ............ 83 No. 3 Northern .................................77 No. 1 Durum .......................................82 No. 2 Durum .....................................79 No. 3 Durum .....................................76 No. 2 Hard .......... 81 Flax No. 1 .......................................... 1.81 Flax No. 2 ........................................ 1.76 Rejected .............................................. 1.71 N. G .................... 166 Barley ......................... 36 Oats—cwt..........................................80 Rye .......................................................75 LIVESTOCK AND PRODUCE (Furnished each Thursday by Eustrom & Sinclair) Hogs—So. St. Paul Top ...................................... 6.45 Bulk .................................... 6.00 @ 6.45 Cash Produce—Glendive— Springers ...................-............... 10 %c Hens ...................................-......... 8%e Roosters ................... « ................. 9% c Ducks ........................................... 7%c No. 1 Eggs, candled --------------- 26 ^c Butter ................................... —1734c Turkeys ........................................ 16%c Hides....................................8% to 9%c Filtration Engineer Completes Survey Ground Gone Over By Kansas City Expert Original Estimate Not Exceeded How New Plant Will Work C. A. Smith, civil engineer and water filtration expert in the employ of the big water filtration and contracting firm of Burns and McDonald of Kansas City, Mo., arrived in town last Thurs day evening from the east and started out the following morning in company with City Engineer F. H. Handforth for an initial inspection of the present pumping plant near the river bridge. Mr. Smith also went over the ground under which is laid the present water mains Present Site Large Enough It was his personal opinion that the present, water pumping site will be sufficiently large to accommodate the proposed plant, being approximately 75 by 100 feet in area. He also stat ed that the present settling basin, com prising three large concrete weirs through which the city water passes on its present initial journey from the river to the kitchen sinks, will no doubt be used as a part of the propos ed system. What it is and How it Works The proposed filtration and purifica tion system of the city w r a^" supply can be briefly described as river water washed in sand and purified by chemi cals. The process can be briefly de scribed as follows: The water is first pumped by one of the present electric ally driven pumps from the river into the present concrete settling basins, and after it pours its way in and out of the three weirs is conveyed by grav ity into the three or four sand filtra tion beds where the last vestige of mud and other foreign matter is en tirely removed. From the bottom of the sand filtration beds, the water again flows by gravity into a large concrete clear water well of approxi mately 250,000 gallons capacity, from whence it is then pumped by a high duty electrically-driven pump up to the water reservoir which graces the immortal butte known as "Hungry Joe." From the reservoir the water is forced, again by gravity, into the homes, public buildings and business places of the city, completing the cir cuit at a rate of from a half to more than a million gallons daily. The Sand Filtration Beds. The sand filtration beds, either three or four in number, can be described as concrete pits about 20 feet square and containing on the bottom from 30 inches to three feet of graded sand and fine gravel. Directly on the bot tom of each pit there will be laid a network of pipes with apertures sever al inches apart through which the water seeps on its journey to the clear water well. This is known as the Standard Rapid Sand Filtration sys tem, and is the same as that in opera tion at Miles City, Billings and other Montana cities. The beds will be so arranged that additional half-million gallon per day capacity units can he added if necessary at an approximate cost of $5,000 per unit. Even the Sand Will be Cleaned By this system even the sand will be cleaned. This cleaning or scaveng ing process will be accomplished by forcing water from the clear water w 7 ell—the bottom of w r hich, by the w r ay, will be far below the bottom of the river bed—up through the pipes into the sand by pump pressure, the mud dy overflow 7 then being conveyed by gravity through separate mains into the river at a point presumably be low the Northern Pacific pumping station to the north of the city site. Water is First Purified After leaving the settling basins and before it has been allowed to flow 7 into the sand filter beds, the entire water supply will be subjected to an infusion of chemicals which are cal culated to kill even the most ener getic microbe. The chemical which will probably be used is known as liquid Chlorine and Mr. Handforth is authority for the statement that it will be fully equal in strength and germ killing properties to the Hypo chlorite of Lime now used by him. When the water is particularly mud dy, as it alw r ays is during the entire spring and summer, a small quantity of powdered alum is used for the pur pose of precipitating the mud in the settling basins before the w r ater en ters the sand filter beds. TEMPERANCE SPEAKER BOOKED FOR APPEARANCE Announcement is made by the of ficers of the local W. C. T. U. of the appearance at the Arcade opera house in this city on November 16th and 17tli of the noted temperance lecturer, Mrs. Mary Harris Armor, better known as the "Georgia Cyclone." Mrs. Armor is just finishing up one of the eastern temperance campaigns and expects to spend the next thirty days in Montana, Glendive being her first stop in the state. Admission to the lectures will be free and the public is cordially invited to hear this great speaker, if for no other purpose, as one of the W. C. T. U. leaders recently said, than to "get both sides of the question." FOR RENT—Furnished rooms. Good locality. 310 E. Hughes St. 3'1-p Estimate will Not Be Exceeded It w r as Mr. Smith's personal opinion that the original tentative estimate of a maximum total of $75,000 for tho entire work, given by Mr. Burns on his recent visit to the city, will not be exceeded. The filtration and purifica tion plant, including all apparatus and equipment will not exceed $30,000, and if every wooden main in the city is replaced with cast iron pipes, the cost * ' for that work cannot possibly exceed a total of $45,000. It is more than probable that the city council will de cide to replace only the most import ant sections of the city's underground water system at the time of the in stallation of the plant, the other sec tions of the city to be modernized from time to time as the financial condition of the city would warrant.