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Founded In 1899 by Col. W. F. Cody (“Buffalo Bill”) and Col. Peake. i. VOLUME XXIII. NUMBER 46. GEBO BAND CONING 40 STRONG-TYLER BRONSON GIVES RELAY PACE TO STAMPEDE Horse-Hair Bridle For Dude Race-June Little Purse For Squaw Race-Special Prize For Burro Race-Something For Everybody At Cody’s Wild West, July ♦, 5, 6. (CAROLINE LOCKHART) There will be music and music and music at the Cody Stampede! Music in the morning, music in th3 after noon, and music at night at Wolfrille, ‘for the Gebo band and the ’lebo or chestra are coming forty strong, f The Stampede Comnn..et has been so fortunate that it is almost afraid ►that something awful wW happen to reven things up sinjj so much good Juck seeias unnatural. 4 here arc forty-four petes ir, Gebo band when complete waich , makes it an expensive organization -and beyond the means of the Stam pede Committee in ordinary circum stances, but, owing to the fact that the band is making a trip through the Park it can afford to come at a price ! that the committee can afford to pay. i The orchestra which is now playing I <U the dance pavilion in Thermopolis is made up of members of the band, so this saves the expense of importing a special orchestra for WolfvLlle. This band from the little mining town of Gebo has made a reputation tor itself throughout Wyoming and Montana. Upon the occasions when iit has played in Billings for fairs and carnivals it has more than held its • own With the Billings band which ie said to be of more than passing ex- j •cellence. Anyway, the Gebp band es pecially likes Cody and is coming pre- ! pared to please us. Four snuffy black ' horses have been engaged to drive on I the band wagon. A burro race will be one of the * • events on the program. Seven of these canary birds are furnshed by Lou Ericson and will be ridden in a 100-yard dash by L. C. Freeman, June ■ Little, George Bratten and his little brother. Jim Corder, J. M. Schwoob and Mayor Trueblood—pick your win ner—who have promised not tothrow the race, foul each other, or do any thing which would bar them off the i 'track as crooked riders. Then there is a bucking bull from fthe Meeteetse country that will be brought over for the last day. To date, the man who rode him four jumps holds the record. He stands -quietly while being saddled and until ■ his rider is mounted but at the touch of the spurs he is gone from there. Having piled his rider he stops in stantly and goes to sleep while an other is getting into the saddle, then he repeats the performance and ap pears to enjoy it. The friends of the Stampede are FIVE BEAR KILLED BY, NED FROSTS PARTY • • S She-Grizzly's Roars Echo Thru ' Hills When Wounded-Bears ForEverybody on Elk Fork. t Ned Frost has again demonstrated that he can find bears where there . ain’t any. Many bear hunters have returned , complaining that game was scarce this season but the Frost party saw seventeen bear in twelve days and j got five of them which Is pretty near a record. Three grizzlies were killed by Dr. A. P. Chesterfield of Detroit, Mich., an enormous black bear by Robert Heaps of Boone, lowa, and a brown bear by Ned himself. One of the grizzlies was a she-bear whose roars reverberated through the mountains when wounded. She was right on the fight but was unable to locate the hunters. The other two bear were two-year-olds. J. A. Fessler, also of Detroit, was the third member of the party. Mr. Heaps has been hunting tour years and got two bear each season. They hunted on E.’k Fork and while they hod bait out only the black bear was taken at the batt. The party before which was out with Mr. Frost were out eighteen days and brought home two bears, shooting at six. The hunters were Frederic S. Coburn and Oliver Wilson of Chicago. dfte Cody Enterprise CODY, PARK COUNTY, WYOMING—GATEWAY TO YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK showing themselves to be such. To "say it with flowers” is, of course, a nice thing to do, but. Oh, Boy! when they "say it with checks" it’s a grand and glorious feelin* that comes to the Stampede Committee. Tyler Bronson of New York City, who is a guest at Barry Willioms new ranch, mailed us a check for $l5O for a relay race. Ned Frost is giving a handsome, penitentiary made horse-hair bndle, j pr*“«jd -at $75, tor <* htui mile dJSBi , race—any horse, weight, age or sex. j The only stipulation is that they I must be dudes, genuine simon pure, unacclimated dudes. I June Little has given us $25.00 for a squaw race, and that helps some! j j One of the prize acquisitions for ; Wolfvllle on the last night is a beard ed lady who throws down the gauntlet and challenges all comers to wrestle her, offering $lO to any husky who thinks he can throw her—both should ers and a hip touching—any hold catch-as-catch-can or Graeco-Roman. Another section of bleachers have been covered and tumd Into a grand stand and many automobile stalls have been added, all of which will add to the comfort of the visitors and lessen the confusion. The chutes and i corrals are to be enlarged and a pole i fence built to the center of the field , i behind which the people who come on 'on horseback may stand. I In the meantime other friends of I the Stampede have bought stock to help make the show of 1922 as good as the best To date the subscribers are: Kate Allerton Johnstone, Hamil ton, Mass. ,__s3o Andy Martin sio Pete Peterson $lO J. P. Forbes, Coshocton, O. $lO George Bratten $lO Nance Olmstead, N. Y. City $lO ; Eoa C. Brown -10 I Mac Anderson, Omaha, Nebr. $lO j A. J. Cox $lO Arthur Holman $lO S. J. Ahlberg $lO Russell Crane $lO B. C. Rumsey S2O i Betty Rumsey $lO Margaret Greene, Hot Springs, Ark. $lO David Dickie, Dickie, Wyo. $lO John Evans, Taos, N. M. SIOO Bert Oltver .’-$lO James Kelly $lO ' Earnest Ricci --slo> K. A. Johansson $lO RUCKUS OVER DANCE PAVILIONISSETTLED The Jangle over the location of the dance pavilion tor which Kid Wilson and C. H. Cass last week obtained a permit from council to build on the ]' lots next to the Brundags Hardware store, lias been adjusted in a manner | which would have been creditable to Solomon himself. Miss Marjory Ross and F. M. Lane I i who live together in the latter's resl- I I dence on the corner of Sheridan ave i nue and Ist street, feared their slum- ‘ I bers would be disturbed by the or chestra. so circulated a petition of j protest omong their friends which was signed by persons living four and a half blocks away. Messrs. Wilson and Cass, always willing to oblige a lady to say noth ing ot two ladles, agreed to change their location providing they were re imbursed for the cost of the founda tion which was already well under way. F. M. Lane, therefore, went down In her jeans tor hulf of the amount, »65. and is taking up a collection among her friends to raise the other half, and Messrs. Wilson and Cass moved their dance pavilion over on ■ the vacant lot next to Ed Bohlin's j leather goods store. So all danger of I civil war has passed and everybody ! is happy and satisfied, Including Miss I Marjory Ross and F. M. Lane who J haven't a thing to disturb them now i J excepting the tourists filling their tires with air at the Cody garage next s door, and maybe a little later arrange l I nients can be made to have the gar -1 age moved. AND THE PARK COUNTY ENTERPRISE As Seen FbomlYie WebMgon Caroline/ockhart The ambition of the prohibition fa natics to make the ocean dry ba* been thwarted, at least tempora '» by a decision permitting the sal3 <t liquor outside the three mile zone bv ships flying the Ameiicun flag The dry organizations are srior.’.nj? fire but Chairman Lasker of the ship ping board is standing pat at last re port. All the world knows that American steamers have not been able to com pete with foreign lines since the com ing of prohibition. The class of people who travel will not patronize "dry” steamers with the result that French, German, Italian and Scandinavian boats have been booked to their capacity while Amer- . J lean lines have been operating at a : ■ loss. It is uphill business making people J good by law. fl fl fl fl Once again a dark cloud of suspi | cion hangs over oUr friend Marshal Hay of Hart Mountain. He is accused 1 by the sheriff and his deputy of hav- j ing written the poem called "Tatera” published recently in the Enterprise. Now it is only fair to Marshal to state that while he may be guilty of manufacturing, selling, transporting, drinking hard liquor he is too chival rous to reflect upon a lady’s cooking and he is not responsible for "Taters” or the circulation of the poem. CASPER WOOL SALE FAILURE • I C. A_ Starkey, the wool-buyer, prov ed to be a good prophet when he ex pressed the opinion last week that there would be some disappointed wool-growers »r en the bids were opened on the half million pounds of wool at the sale in Casper last Thurs day. What w’as expected to be the great wool sale of the season was a failure, as out of the 500.000 pounds offered only 200,000 pounds were sold. "No sales" were recorded in the majority of cases although 50 growers and buy ers were present. Such clips as were sold went for 37 cents, 35 cents, 33 cents, etc. The buyers are accused by the growers of having a pool of their own. MARY QUILICO MARRIES The Italian girl with the “acordeen" who was so admired in Cody when she played here with the Red Lodge orchestra during the Stampede and at the Stampede ball, was mar ried last week in Red Lodge to Syl vester Braida of that place. Mrs. Braida, who, in addition to unusual talent, has good looks and much charm of manner, has had many offers from vaudeville managers. ' » - VELMA DAILY MARRIES Velma Daily and Forrest Bequette were married at 3 o’clock on Wednes day by the Rev. A. M. Shepperd. While Velma is only 16 the parents gave their consent to the marriage. DEMOCRATS BANQUET AND BOOST KENDRICK AT MEETEETSE CONFAB A large time was had at Meeteetse on Tuesday night when the Demo cratic clans gathered in uor neighbor ing city on the Greybull. A large del egation of Jeffersonian stalwarts from Cody, headed by Chairman John F. Cook of the county central commit tee. were in attendance. Starting with a well-attended ban quet at the Overland hotel, the even ing’s program proceeded with sevral enthusiastic speeches, chief of which was an address by Joseph C. O’Ma honey of Cheyenne, vrho for several | years past has been Senator Kend- ■ rick’s rfght band man in Wyoming. The rolls of the Kendrick Club of Park county were thrown open for! new members and some forty names I were added to the list. The evening ended with a dance. I music for which was furnished by an I orchestra from Cody. G*anguet and Brandt have been obliged to take back the Two Dot ranch from Frank L. Hudson who was ' unable to meet his payments. W. L. Wade, superintendent of the Anti-Saioon League, was in town a couple of weeks »go talking prohibi tion, and, to quote from the Herald, ’‘presented arguments and proofs showing the success of the enforce ment of the law." Anybody ever hear of any other law where it was deemed necessary to pay a man a large salary to go around and tell people how success fully it was being enforced? fl f fl f Our anxiety regarding the wherea bouts of Joe Hill is relieved. He is said to be spending the heated season at the Barbee ranch and working on ■ the road to the Hoodoo ranch. fl I fl f Somebody told us that Sheriff | Davis acted according to his lights. ! He must keep his dimmers on. tiff Because we like the superlative, !iye sort of admire the brazen way in j which our big brother, the Cheyenne ' Tribune, gloms its little sister’s sto ries. The story of the Boy Scouts and the Whitney statue was printed without the change of a comma, and also without credit It’s a bad exam ple as Buwer Deming sets us. fl 11 I 5 There is said to be a new stool pigeon in our midst —a little bird with a broken wing. Trapper Woodruff Stumped The Prof. (By J. D. Woodruff) Geologists are not always correct and accurate. Their mistakes, like those of doctors, are not easily check ed up. I remember being out with Profess or Wortman from the Smithsonian Institute, a very learned man he was, looking for fossils. As soon as he described a certain yellowish brown strata that he wanted to find I knew where it cropped out and took him to it. The professor was a congenial sort of a fellow, asked me all sorts of questions about the West, the habits of the wild animals and everything, so In turn I asked him about geology. He told me this certain strata was thirty millions of years old. Some years after another professor came out with a letter from Prof. Wortman asking me to go again, as there was something they were anx- j ious to find to check things up and j prove their theory. < This second Prof, was p. surly, se-. . eluded sort of a man, and did not care * to answer nor ask questions. I did not like him, but finally I asked him j J how old the strata was. He said, "If . it interests you so very much, I will * tell you. It’s thirty millions of yeors old. ” I said," Prof., you are wrong.’’ I , He said, "Have you made a study of . geology?” “Yes, and I can prove to ( you that you are wrong. "Well, sir, ] If you can, you will create a reputa tion that will live long after Prof. ( Wortman, the Smithsonian, and al most everything else is dead and for- ‘ gotten.” “This is one of the best known stratas. The earth seemed to be pro- ' lific of life at that time and in this strata we find some of the most inter- , esting fossils, and it is given up by all well-informed scientific students to be of that age, so, sir, I am slightly in terested to know why you differ.” I answered: "To establish my claim I have only to quote Prof. Wort man, whom you concede to be au- i thorlty.” “Yes. sir; proceed.” "Well, thirty-seven years ago I was here with Prof. Wortman, and he told j me that this strata was thirty mill ions of years old then. If he was cor rect, of course the strata is thirty millions and thirty-seven years old now.” It was worth the effort. The poor old top-heavy, dyspeptic wreck smiled land said: "I stand corrected. I will | embody this fresh knowledge In my i report., and say to the world that I ■ was called down and proved to be in- I accurate by a Wyoming trapper who ' don’t know sandstone from shale, and , I shall do myself the honor of send , ing you a copy of my report.” I So, you see, geologists with all their | vast knowledge can make mistakes. I Cars from Texas and California I were seen on the streets last week. ' Early birds headed for the Park. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 1922. n UK MMTffIX, GOES 01M HUNT ' Famous Woman Flyer Stops To Get Grizzly Enroute to Coast ' -Guided by Shorty Kelly. Ruth Law, famous aviatrlx, arrived in Cody with her husband, Charles Oliver, on Friday night She is driv ing through Yellowstone Park en route to the coast in o Cadillac car. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver started Tues day morning on a bear hunt under the guidance of Shorty Kelly. They were outfitted by Ned Frost and will camp on Elk Fork. Mrs. Oliver has been flying since 1911 and was the only woman to fly during the world war. She has made ' ■ flights in every country In the world ' and established the aerial mail ser vice in the Philippines. ■ In 1916 she held the American non- ' stop record which at that time was I the second longs*! in the wdrld. Sb£ lias made many brilliant flights and possesses many insignias presented to her in recognition of her perform ances. Mrs. Oliver is a good-looking young woman and wears smart clothes. altaldotTdiinn COMPLIMENTED BY MAGAZINE EDITOR Alta Booth Dunn (Mrs. E. E.) re cently had a fine compliment paid her by the publishers of a magazine called "The Farmers Wife" who selected her letter as one of sixty-eight deemed worthy of publication and special mention out of seven thousand replies This magazine promoted a prize leb ter contest among farmers’ wives, the subject being the question, “Do you want your daughter to marry a farmer?” The returns disclosed the fact that that 94 per cent were satisfied with farm life. Printed below is Mrs. Dunn's letter in the prize letter contest: Farm Girls Have The Best Chance For a Full, Rich Life Having spent the first two years of my married life, as well as much of my childhood in Chicago, city life ( holds no glamour, no lure for me. I know its lacks too well. I would not ( exchange the homely joy of riding in . a “tin Lizzie” in the country for the * ( excitement of “keeping up with Liz- ( zie" in the city or town. I have had , more genuine enjoyment in caring for j and breeding up my flock of beauti ful White Rock chickens; more real , pleasure i;i tending my flowers vegetables, more honest satisfaction in working with the lambs and bees, than I ever experienced in the varied ( round of activities that made up my life in the city. Such wholesome, out door work serves not merely as an absorbing occupation for the mo- i meat, a time-killer, so to speak, but is also an investment which later i pays weil. There is not space here to tell of my love for the panorama of ever-changing beauty that unrolls 1 from my cabin on the hilltop. Country life has its drawbacks. So has life elsewhere. The country needs better roads, better schools, better housing, better sanitation, more pure-bred livestock and poultry, more modem equipment for women, a bet i ter system of distribution of_ farm j products to make farming business : better and thus make the foregoing ; reforms easier to effect Farm peo-1 pie particluarly need a wider social 1 horizon. There is no legitimate rea son why farmers in well-settled locali ties should flock together exclusively. 1 any more than there Is for butchers or bankers or preacehrs. From observation of the young cou ples establishing new farm homes in the neighborhood about me. I believe that these girls have a better chance for a full,rich life, than have those who marry the average young city man. ' Many of these young country cou ples are starting out with a piece of land of their own—not clear, ft is true, but with a mortgage that Is an incentive to work, an opportunity, not an Incubus. Their homes are plain but comfortable, neat and well-kept! i (Continued on - r- —t— j The policy of this paper Is Ito uphold the standards and perpetuate the spirit of the old West. — ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY /HAYDEN-JOHNSON P HARASSNEW_ MAYOR ) Reconsider Appointments And Leave Town Without Police Judge When Needed, • I - - - -c.w,y I The meeting of the Town Council i last Friday night proved a very quiet affair in spite of the fact that a con- L Siderable number of citizens had gathered at the city hall in apparent expectation of something interesting. The mayor and all members of the council were in attendance, also Messrs. Johnson and Hayden. After attending to the usual , business, the matter of the dance pa j vilion of Messrs. Cass and Wilson was taken up. This proposition had evidently been previously thrashed , out between the interested parties, ’and upon the application of Cass and 'Wilson to have the location changed**’ I to the lots on the northeast corner of Seek avenue and Second street, all i outside objection was withdrawn and the change unanimously approved by ' the council. , Herman Munsterman applied- for i and was granted permission to make certain changes in the improvements on his property at Sheridan avenue and Fourth street. The matter of the mayor’s ap pointment of town officers was then taken up and a motion to reconsider the motion approving these appoint ments was carried, Mayor Trueblood and Councilman Stump voting no. The appointment of Fred W. Schaub as town clerk was then approved. No action was taken on the remaining appointments. I This action was made possible by the votes of Messrs. Johnson and Hayden, the validity of whose seats on the council is now being question ed in the courts, and makes further apparent the intention of these two to make the best of their jobs, while they seem to continue, to obstruct and impede the administration of Dr. Trueblood. Whatever else may be the result of such tactics, it place* the city In a position of being with out a police justice at a time when 'such an officer is most needed. FAY HISCOX UNMASKED Some tourists motoring from Mount Zion, lowa, arrived in Cody last Saturday night with a thrilling talc of being pursued and surrounded by a bandit while crossing a lonely stretch of road between Cody and Casper. He was described as a hard-looking character and undoubtedly a desper ado bent on plunder, rapine and mur der. As he chased them for a long distance in a Ford car they were able to give au accurate description of him. He was recognized as Fay Hiscox and the tourists were warmly congrat ulated upon their narrow escape from perhaps "w’orse than death” as the papers have it in recording such inci dents. HAL EVARTS ARRIVES Hal Evarts arrived on Thursday from his home in Hutchinson, Kan sas, Mr. Evarts whose stories in the Saturday Evening Post are popular both east and west has frequently used this locality for his setting and taken some of his characters from these parts. He formerly had a ranch on the North Fork and has many friends here who are glad to see him back again. SOCIETY IS GAY ON BALD RIDGE I The Enterprise’s society editor . from Bald Ridge sends the following contribution: A Little News From Ball Rich Country A. M. Walters has taken his cattle in Sunlight Basin. Mr. Aug Schultz and Howered Starr helped him take them in. Mr. and Mrs. Aug Schultz where up with A. M. WaJters and Mary A. Say. All went to a dance in Sunlight. Mr. Walter Alexander gave a weddin dance last Saturday nigh* all had a grand time. The dance was at For est Ranger Staison. The Washakie hotel in Thermop olis has been bought by David Dickie of Dickie, Wyo., snd E. E. Lona baugh of Sheridan.