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THE HELENA DAILY INDEPENDENT. SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1932. Latest Happenings of Interest From Over the State Froid. Aug. 12.--Combine operations at the Schnllzler ranch northwest of Froid, are In full .swing and there will be no letup until the several thousand acres of wheat have been put through the combine and the grain stored. Indications point to a t o t a l yield of between 50,000 and 100.000 bushels, the average being received Is nine to 16 bushels an acre, m u c h of It grading No 1 h a r d . Storage facilities have been arranged for 4 0 , 0 0 0 bushels at Grand Forks. N. D., and 1,500 bushels will be stored on the farm. The balance of the crop will be distributed to other storage plants throughout the northwest. The corporation started shipping this week and will continue until the entire crop has been moved. Much of the 1532 crop was raised . on eummer-fallow. OFFICEIS ISKED TO TTD INSPECT NEW CUE CITY MUCH HO Red Ledge. Aug. 1 ° -- M o n t a n a ' s new approach road to the Yellowstone park, u n d e r construction In the Beartooth mountains, will be viewed for the first time by Horace M. Albright, director of national parks in the United States. Aug. 18. On the morning of Aug. IS. Mr. Albright and Mr. Toll will meet Mr. Shelley and Harry E. Mitchell, resident engineer, on the Clark's Fork river at (he N'ordnuist d u d e ranch. They will motor over the Unit B contract ot the highway to Bear- tooth lake, making an Inspection of the route being constructed by the McNutt Pyle company of Eugene. Ore. From Beartooth they will travel by horseback over the mountains to the Unit A section, now being pushed to completion on the summit of the Beartooths by the Mor- rfson-Knudsen company. A grade passable for automobiles I has been built to the shores of ! Beartooth lake from the Clark's Fork on the other side of the range, with about eight miles re- mum mm runs TO EMIT flT THE STITE C o l u m b u s . Aug 12.--C. J. Spal- dlng. c o u n t y extension agent. Is busy t h i s week m a k i n g plans for Stlllwater county's participation In the annual State fair, commencing at Helena on Aug. 15. Of partic- u l a r interest to Stilhvater residents will he the e n t r i e s of 1-H baby beef club members and this year again S t i l l w a t e r c o u n t y expects to take an a c t i v e part in t h i s part of the State fair. Myrtle Nichol. S t l l l w a l e r valley resident, who for a n u m b e r of years has been the o u t s t a n d i n g !-H club member In the county, plans on entering three calves in the 4-H club division at Helena. Mlsa Nlch- ol will enter two Herefords and n Black Angus. Tho calves to he entered by Miss Nlchol in competition w i t h entries from all sections of the state, are three of the seven she has raised this year. Hazel Wolf of Park City will also go to Helena to superintend the showing of her Hereford 4-II club calf. John Eisenman of Park City, who will have charge of the TODAY IS HELENA DAY AT THE BUTTE RODEO CHAMPIONSHIPS B u t t e . Aug. 12.--As a result of the keen Interest shown by Helena sportsmen In Bulte's Second Ann u a l Rodeo It was decided to dedicate Saturday, Aug. 13 as Helena day at tho Buttc championship event. Scores of Helena rodeo fans already have witnessed the event to d a t e and II Is expected t h a t an even greater delegation will journey from the C a p i t a l elty for the S a t u r d a y n i g h t and Sunriiij a f t e r noon semi-final." and f!na!s. Helena day was the only special day dedicated during the entire show. With practically all of the top- hand bulldoggera and calf ropers of the western United States and Canada In attendance, u n u s u a l l y fast time for the two events Is anticipated d u r i n g the final two days of the show. Winner of first day money for calf roping was Bill Luck of Lovington, N. M., with a time of 10 2-5 seconds. B. PariJee of La Junta. Cal , won =econd day money, with a time of 18 3-5 seconds In the h u l l d o g g i n g event. Shorty Creed of No\\ Mexico won first and second day money w i t h the fast t i m e of 11 4-5 seconds. P r a n k Mi-Carroll of Boise. Ida., and Tom Hogan of Tulsa. Okla., tied for second place to date with lime of 12 4-5 seconds. Pete Knight of Calgary and Burel Mulkey of Salmon. Ida., are leading the field of more t h a n G5 riders In I he hrouc r i d i n g event to date. Bob Asking of Isinay, Mont.. Is second D u l t e ' s secont! a n n u a l rh.iinpiou- ship event o f f i c i a l l y opened Wednesday noon w i t h a m a m m o t h street parade in which CJov. J. B. Erickpon took a p r o m i n e n t part. Governor Erlekson also o f f i c i a l l y opened the first night's performance by giving the signal to release t h e first 12 c h u t e s f u l l of b u f f a ' o . Brahma steers, broncs and mules. All performances of the Butte contest, with the exception of the f i n a l matinee on S u n d a y afternoon, are held in the evening u n d e r giant flood lights. maining on the Unit B contract. Still water calves en route to the The Unit A section south of Red Lodge is within two miles of Its goal, the section to be complete by Sept. 1. Missoula, Aug. 12.--That Mrs.] Ruth Hopkins, 35 years of age. has met -with an accident or foul play. Is the fear of Missoula officers who ·were notified Thursday that she had mysteriously disappeared from her home early Wednesday afternoon. All efforts of friends and relatives to locate the missing woman have so far failed and officers have been enlisted to aid in the search. Mrs. Hopkins, a nurse by profession, has been In ailing- health for several months.' She is described as being about five feet, t w o inches in height and weighs about 75 TRIPLETS IRE BBPN IN FSLLS1SPITIL pounds. Her eyes are ha7.el and her bohbed hair is liglit brown, with K reddish tint. Little Old Lady of Pennsylvania Gives Rangers Bad Night fair, w i l l enter a Shorthorn and Rawleigh F.aston w i l l enter an Angus Easton also plans on a t t e n d - ing the fair. Eula Mitchell of Park C i t y T\ ill enter her Shorthorn baby beef. Elmer and Victor Gee of Repelje are p l a n n i n g on entering their baby beeves also. In a d d i t i o n to the 4-H club entries S t i l l w a t e r c o u n t y win have a county collective exhibit at the Great Falls. Aug. 12.--The odds ' Etate f a i r Corn, grasses, w h e a t are 7.000-to-l against triplets, h u t ' and vegetable e x h i b i t s w i l l go to Mr and Mr?. Leon Duval are the make up the county collective parents nf triplet hoys, born today at Columbus hospital. It Is a matter of scientific record that in only one case out of every 7.000 accouchements are triplets born. Mrs. Duval came to Great Falls recently from Play-1 wood. Wash., where Mr. Duval Is \ a harbor employe, for the children ' to be born She has been visiting t her mother-in-law. Mrs. Frank D u - val. The senior member of the trio was born at 11:37 a. m . and Baker. 10. f a r m employe, died sud- MLTIMORE HOTEL ESRLYJ! IR1G Bozeman. Aug. 12--"Stick 'em np and keep 'em stuck." two bandits told Ed Cass. n i g h t clerk In the Baltimore hotel at o'clock Yellowstone Park. Wyo . Aug. 12. --Goldilocks and the Three Bears has a counterpart In a little old lady from Pennsylvania who visited ' Yellowstone National park recently. A* one of the major attractions of her visit, the 75-year-old Penn- fylvanlan went to the bear lecture at the Old Faithful feeding grounds. Here she heard bear stories that made her some*hat apprehensive of the heavy forest that loomed up all around. Presently she decided to make her way back to the Old Faithful lodge where she was spending the night. With wary eye and careful step fhe trod along, but her mind was 60 definitely filled with hear lore that she glanced constantly from side to side lest Bruin spy h e r j from behind a giant lodgepole pine. The road back to the lodge seamed farther than it had been before, and It wasn't long until she decided she was lost. This was flbout 8:15 p. m. Instead of walking toward the lodge the woman was going directly away from it. However, she remained on the highway. About 9:30 a call was sent out when she had not returned. Immediately park rangers, ranger natruarllsts. "savages" from the lodge, and guests began a search. All night long they searched. Forests, trails, and geyser formations .wera carefully gone over. At 6: IE in the morning, a ranger came upon her. sitting in the middle of the road, not daring to move. When he came up to her she welcomed him eagerly, and then still furtively she asked, "Are you lost too. mister?" weighed two pounds. 10H ounces: y Bsterdav m o r n i n g Just before t h e y the second was born at 12.07 p. m.. re i| ev ed h i m of ? 2 5 and the hotel weighing three pounds, 1 ^ ounces, and the third at 12:10 p. m.. weighing three pounds. 6 H ounces. All are blue-eyed, but two have dark hair while the other Is fair. The Duvals have two other children, also boys. I^eon and Francis. aged three and two years The m o t h e r and triplets are progressing very well. It has been a n u m b e r of years since triplets were born In Great Falls. The records at Deaconess cash register of JS1 n o . Cass had just come from the basement and f o u n d the two men leaning over the cigar case in the lobby of the hotel. As he approached lo ask them w h a t the wanted one fahoved a gun at h i m . T h e o t h e r I m m e d i a t e l y w e n t bt- h l n d t h e c o u n t e r a n d r u n n i n g his hands down over Ca'.s' hip pocket*., pulled out the night clerk's pocketbook, from w h i c h ho took th- money. Then they ordered Cass tr p u n c t u r e d his abdomen with a pocket k n i f e . Death was caused by an embolus. a blood clot f r o m t h e w o u n d e n t e r i n g t h » heart The y o u t h s u d d e n l y collapsed a f t e r the p h v s l c l a n s had completed an ope- r a t i o n . Tho y o u t h , who was employed at the ErWIn ranch north of Chadbourn, was u s i n g his pocket k n i f e w h i l e r e p a i r i n g a piece of farm e q u i p m e n t . T h e k n i f e slipped, p l u n g i n g I n t o his a b d o m e n He ·ua 1 * rushed lo the Livingston hos- p i t a l and nn o p e r a t i o n wan performed Some blood clots f o u n d in the w o u n d were removed hospital show a-set of triplets born j open the cash register. They at that institution In March of 1924 to Mr. and Mra. C. D. Glossom of Sun River. stripped the cash drawer of all except a check and a d i m e Cass notified officers immedialo- ' ly but they were unable to f i n d any I trace of the men. May Use Dredge to Recover Gold From Yellowstone River Miles. Cltv. A u g . 1 2 -- T h e u.«e of a dredge to recover gold f r o m t h e sand and gravel In the bed nf the Yellowstone river Is b e i n g discussed here In connection with the reports t h a t gold Is being recovered in m a n y other sections of tho state. It is recalled t h a t d u r i n g t h e W o i l d ' s E x p o s i t i o n held at Rt some years ago. a carload of j succeed Enor K. .MuNon. at largely attended and enthuMasf.c gathering nf d e m o c i a t s held in t h e big court room a t t h n c o u r t h o u s e nn Wednesday n i g h t t i n s b e i n g t h e rcgularlv called b i e n n i a l meet i n g Other o f f i c e r s elected i n c l u d e d C b a i l e s W R i i n t i t i . \ ir" p i e s i d e n t . Jack Briscne. M a t e c o m m i t t e c m a n . F r a n k C u n n i n g h a m , sei r o t a r y , a m i Harry E Lay. t rr-.isui er. Vacancies m t h e list nf p r n c i n c l - r o m n i l t l e e m e n l i ^ l \ \ e i f t f i l l e t ! o u t b a p p o i n t m e n t as a l l n w e r l by ]nw a n d p r e l i m i n a i y p l a n s f n r the, cnm- ing camp.'ilgn ,uul e l e c t i o n discussed n t l e n g t h .lunge Uov K A i i e s . d i - m u i ' i a t i r r a n d i d n t e fnr o n p i " ^ . v as pres e n t a n d w h e n t a l l ^ r l n n R a \ e a tle- culedlj i n t e r e s t i n g a n d e i n h u s M s t n address in w h i c h lie s o u n d e d t h e k m n o t e of n s w e e p i n g d r - m n c i a t i c victorv t h i s f a l l a n d ur^-vl a i o n per cent B i i p p n r t nf ( h e e n t i r e H r K e t . c o u n t y Mali a n d n a t i o n a l COMPLETE OILING BF y-G BEE LINE PRESS ILL SIT ii Forsyth, A u g I/! 1 ) gravel t a k e n from the Yellowstone j s i o n s ,,, n o l r t ., m i d w i n t - r m e r l i n s The two were u n m a s k e d and as TOUR SUITED | cool as if the h o l d u p were an every- w l t h them, Cass Malta. Aug 12. -- The a n n u a l Milk river valley crop tour will be Aug. 16 to 17. starting from Chinook Monday, from Dodson on Tues- day occurrence pays. Butterfat Takes a Four Cent Jump in Bitter Root Valley Billings Youth Wins Journalistic Award day and from Hinsdale on W e d n e s - j Billings, Aug. 12--Word cf a day, according to G. H. Bingham, | journalistic h o n o r won hy R u l e i g h associate extension agent for t h e j K r a f t , son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred valley, who, with field men of t h e I K r a f t ' nas h(len received here. Utah-Idaho Sugar company, Frank ] Young K r a f t . 17. who will be a Lewis of Chinook and N T . J. Boothe I Benior l n Billings high school this of Malta. Is In chcrge of arrange- I f B l 1 ' h a s received the Rocky mount a i n sectional award of Q u i l l and menta. Farmers and business men of the territory and their families are urged to make the trip as Irrigated crops are unusually good. Mr. Lewis and Mr. Boothe report t h a t the sugar beet crop may be the best yet raised in the valley. Hay, grain, potatoes, and gardens are excellent. Stillwater County Harvest Under Way; Good Yields Seen Scroll, j o u r n a l i s t i c society, In the headline contest for 1332. The work submitted by K r a f t in the contest was done on the Laurel Leaves, p u b l i c a t i o n of the Laurel high school, where he was a s t u dent last year. The a w a r d entitles him to a scholarship at D i a k e u n i - versity, in the a m o u n t of $115. Information was contained in a letter received b y K r a r t f r o m Emery H. R u b y of Drake university. r l v e i was shipped to that r l t v for the purpose of d e t e r m i n i n g w h e t h - er It was gold hearing. The report was sent hack giving t h e I n f o r m a t i o n that t h e gravel t a k e n from t h e river here produced over SO cents In gold from a cubic yard of tho gravel, besides o t h e r valuables in the- black hand content It Is c o n t e n d e d t h a t a return of even 30 cents on t h e same basis of workings w o u l d pay any person or g r o u p Interested In securing n dredge w h i c h would likely r e q u i r e a considerable o u t l a y of cash, If the proper m a c h i n e r y was Installed In tact, It is tfointed out. t h a t money could be made at 10 cents r e t u r n f r o m a cubic yard of gravel w h e n worked over from dredging operations. There are m i l l i o n s and m i l l i o n s of tons of gravel t h a t will go 20 cents to 36 cents or better In the Miles C i l y t e r r i t o r y , it is claimed. OIUGIN OK "COWBOY" The term "cowboys" was first used ( l u r i n g the American Revolu- t i o n a r y war. It applied to a b a n d of Tories who stole cattle from both sides. in Helena next . I a n u a r % a n d t n h a v e i the secretary, of t h e ,ISMH u i t i o n visit members d u r i n g t h e rear w e r e , reached d u r i n g t h e secnnd iln.i's sessions of Ihe M n n t n n a Press association's c o n v e n t i o n The proposal for n m i d s u m m e r r e c r e a t i o n a l nicetinc w a s referred to the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e The editors also gavo c o n s i d e r a t i o n to a suggeMinn t h a i t h e y meet m a l t e r - nate years nt t h e School of .Inin nallsm in Missnul.1 a n / I I n c o r p o r a t e w i t h the pessinns a shm t c n u r s e by tho staff of tho school The q u e s t i o n of i r e a h n e a f o r - eign a d v e r t i s i n g ageivv w i t h i n t h ° association was s u b m i t t e r ] f n r s t u d y tn a special c o m m i t t e e inmpoaerl of Leon Shaw of Billings and Joe, Ceh- rett of Laurel, .loe Hoi k i n i ; of Clasgow, II B Brooks nf C h i n o o k , president of the asmx i u h o n , and (J. L. M a r s h a l l of W o l f P o i n t w i l l m a k e a s t u d y of and report on nrl- vertising sheets w h i c h are compet- i n g w i t h newspapers Edllors H o c k i n g . ( J e h r e t l a n d K h n w . a l l past p r e s i d e n t s o f I h e association, w e r e n a m e d I n I h e n o m i n a t i n g c o m m i t t e e , w h n h u report tomorrow. Corrallls. Aug. 12.--A sign of better times for the Bitter Root valley Is a rise of f o u r cents a pound for b u t t e r f a t recently and the assurance to sugar beet growers that sugar will be retailing at J 6 . E O by harvest t i m e At 16 cents for butterfat against 1 2 cents paid . for several weeks, one local milk j ., receiving station alone will dletrlb- · vte spprorlmately $600 more to Its patrons In August t h a n In July. Billings. A u g . 12.--Stillwater county farmers ar» busy harvest-j | Ing their w i n t e r wheat crop and i reports of good yields are b e i n g 1 received from d i f f e r e n t parts of the c o u n t y , according to Sheriff J S B e n j a m i n of C o l u m b u s , who was In Bi'Hngs Tuesday on business. In the Molt country. S h e r i f f Benj a m i n said, farmers report yields averaging from 25 to 30 bushels Old Natchez Homestead Scene of Murder Mystery JUDGE A. E. WIMCINSOX OP BUTTE PASSES ON Butte. Aug. 12.--(IP)--Judge A. E. Wilkinson, 59, died this m o r n i n g at hln home after an Illness of two montbe. He had served as justice of the peace in South Butte township for the pant 10 years. In the July 19 primaries he vat nominated on thfl republican primaries to Rucceed himself. Judge. Wilkinson came to Butta 34 years ago as a miner and prospector. Four years after his arrival hor« he lost his eyesight from a ·premature blast on a gold claim ho ·wai working west of of Butte. ' He made a remarkable good record, with, few appeal* to Iho dl»- trlet court having been taken from his decisions d u r i n g hln aervlco «« juxllcft of the peace. He 1* H u r v i v o d by liln w l d u w and « ton, A. K. Wilklusou, Jr. Rain General Over ! Western Montana I -------- i Missoula, Aug. 12.--Rain wan · genera] Wednesday over the western M o n t a n a district. It came at n ' time when it will be of much aid to j m a t u r i n g crops. I The first rain fell here late In I tho a f t e r n o o n and heavy ahnwem j continued d u r i n g tho evening. The j moisture brought cooler waothcr and the m a x i m u m temperature, was 78. Hoportn from tho Bitter Hoot valley said that It ralnod there throughout the. afternoon and evening. The Flathoad valley also was reported to have been In the storm belt, rain falling: throughout the. district north of Kallspell. According to lha weather forecast »howen are promlne.d for today also. The largest bridge in Paris la the Pont Alcxandre I I I over the Selnn. Olenn Hurnno, the old Nalehe/. IMtaa.) homestead no* ibo canter of n wolrd m u r d e r m y « l f ry willed has bared two blighted romances of Iho aristocratic touth of a half century ago, la s h o w n above. R i c h a r d Dana, 61, eccontrlc nephew of Churleu A. Dana, famous journalist, and Octavla Dockery. n o . t h e former'a house-keeper and g u a r d i a n , were held for questioning at Natchez after t h e liiilku-rldillod body of Jane.Surget Merrill, 72, d a u g h t e r of the, lato Ayreji Merrill, f o r m e r U. S. n t n b i i H H a i l o r to Belg l u m , wn» fo'und In hushes f r i n g i n g HIB Merrill homestead, f i l c n n Biirnnn. where she l i v e d aloiin for 40 yearn. A n o w I n d i c a t e d where bloody trail l e a d i n g to body was f o u n d by D u n c a n M i n o r , wim c o u r l - orf J a n e Morrlll yearn ago. Flloocly fingerprints found In tho house, were. I d e n t i f i e d t e n t a t i v e l y si those, of Dana. Mlns Dockery, d a u g h t e r of Confednralc- Brlgadle.r-(;onnral T. r. Dockery. spin tied m- clety to hccomo housekeeper of Dana, Iho n.an nho loved. Tho r w o women had i|iiarroloJ for years becauae Miss Uockery'a goala Ktrayed onto the Merrill eolalo, neighbor* until. C.'reat Fa'ls. Aug. 12.--Oiling of the Y-t! Bee- Line h i g h w a y between Lange's corner and Birch creek beyond Dupuyer has been completed and motorists leaving Great Falls for Olacler park can now drive more t h a n 100 miles on an oiled highway, it was learned Thursday from II. II. Wlllcomb, division engineer of the state highway commission. Oiling of the road from Arm l n j t o n to niceville Is now under way. The work on the oiling of the highway to Glacier park has been under way for some time. The crews, it was said by Mr. Wlllcomb, completed operations Saturday. The h i g h w a y is one of the most traveled in the state and is now said to be one of the best In this division. Approximately 12 miles of highway are now being oiled between Armington and Riceville, according to Mr. Wlllcomh. and It Is expected t h a t t h i s work will he completed In a b o u t n week with favorable weather c o n d i t i o n s The portion of the road to Oreal Falls is already Improved by oiling. A n n o u n c e m e n t was also made t h a t t h e Havre-Chinook highway has been oiled for 10 miles west of Ila\ re. and that a crew is now o i l i n g a 12-mile stretch of road near H i n g h a m . lOUTHSlOTS IN SELF DEFENSE IS M I t . R o u l a . Aug. 12.--Ralph Ale\- Knrler. 17-iear-oIrl l o u t h from N o r t h Carolina, shot Oust Snoten. colored. Tuesday n i g h t , after Snoten a d v a n c e d u p o n h i m w i t h a k n i f e , tho boy told C o u n t y A t t o r n e y Donovan \Vorden T h u r s d a y morning. S n n t e n K at Ihe T h o r n t o n hos- n l a l . s u f f e r i n g from b u l l e t wound* in t h n s h o u l d e r n n d a n k l e . While p a i n f u l h i t w o u n d s a r e n o t serious. It is s.iid H f n . i o :int] A l e x a n d e r said f h a t SiiMt'-n inn" lo t h e Braae place a b o u t 'I o'i lock Tuesday n i g h t anil ai't^d in a p e c u l i a r manner HR was n t M r i n g w o m e n ' s p a j a m a s a n d sl'.nos and a wig He WHI told tn le.-u e ;e;ernl times, and once was I n k e n a w a v i n a n a u t o m o b i l e . H e r e t u r n e d and brandished a k n i f e . Ihe two stated. A l e x a n d e r told Snoten not lo come any nearer h i m . he said Snolen had a k n i f e In his h n i i r l . A l e x a n d e r «ald "I f i r e d to f r i g h t e n h i m Snoten t i n n e d a r o u n d , and I f i r e d a c o u p l n i m u r e h h n t = . a n d ho s t a r t e d r u n n i n g I d i d n ' t b e l l e s n 1 had h i t him." Ale x a n d e r ··aid ·LLI mm TJX IflT SLICHTLI LESS M i p s o u l a . A u g 1 2 -- T h e H a v a l l l r n u n t l a x levies for 1!U2 wnre m n d n hv Ihe hoard of commlflslon- erf. in session Monday. The total levy is .'M^i m l M ? which is throe- f o u r l h s of a m i l l loss t h a n last yo.ir'B f i g u r e The, general f u n d gets the ^ a m e a p p o r t i o n m e n t as I n i l year. 12 m i l l s . The road f u n d w h i c h had f o u r m i l l s In 1H.1I has been reduced to two mills. The poor f u n d r e m a i n s at slxr m i l l s and the b r i d g e f u n d n t t w o mills. T h e bond I n t e r e s t f u n d wan increased a q u a r t e r m i l l and Is 3 % mtl'n. The bond s i n k i n g f u n d was Increased f r o m f i v e to six mills. The g e n e r a l school levy was made Ihe same as last year, six mills a n d the high school levy wan lowered f r o m 15 lo 14 V4 mills. Carbon Wheat"Will Be Held for Higher Prices This Fall lleri Lodge, A u g . 12. -- Wheat g r o w e r s In t h i s c o u n t y w i l l Join the m o v e m " n l of growers in the North- w e s t in w i t h h o l d i n g t h f t 1!)32 crop from I h " m a r k e t In an e f f o r t to force b e t t e r prices t h i n f a l l , according tn r e s o l u t i o n of t h e Wheat Producers association organized at Roberts. A u g u s t 7. In a f f i l i a t i o n w i t h w h e a t producers in other n t a t e s . A p p r o x i m a t e l y 1 0 0 farmers from thi area a b o u t Roberts mot to or- K a n l 7 A the association and sign the agreement Lewistown Fixes Tax Levy at_27.85 Mills I , e w i B l n w n . A u g . 12.--The adopt i o n of a budget for the. fiscal year e n d i n g .Inly I , 10.13. calling for the e x p e n d i t u r e of $76.!)2. : i.!)4, f i x i n g I h n tax levy for city purposes at 27.85 m i l l s , thn same as taut year, discussion of plans rnlatlvn to Ihe H t r a l g h l e n l n g of tho mill ditch and o i l i n g of c i l y si rants and hearing of reports, occupied Iho major portion of a short Nession of tho city council M o n d a y n i g h t . In dlwiiHdlon of tho budget It wns sl.il.od t h a t tho total authorized cx- pcndlurcs last year wero $83,- flfin.Bfl » n d $38,611) two years ago showing a steady reduction of cords. A p l a t i n u m wire, has been made w l i h a d l a m o l e r of o n l y ono Ihlrly- thounanlhti of an inch. Alissoula, Aug. 12--C. 0. (Stick) Brown, former Missoula resident, was identified by two State university watchmen when t h e y . confronted Brown In the office of Sheriff Sharpe Thursday morning as the man who shot and wounded them on the c a m p u s on the night of Dec. 29. Brown, sought for more t h a n seven m o n t h s by officers here and In nearby states, was returned to Jllssoula Wednesday evening by Sheriff Sharpe a f t e r ho had received word that Brown was being held by Butto officers. "That's the fellow who did the shooting," John McFarland and T. E. E u b a n k , the watchmen who were wounded, stated positively after seeing Brown. "There's no doubt about It. We can't be mistaken." they said. Brown was arrested In Dillon Tuesday as a suspect In the burglary of the Murray Motor company of Butto. MeFarland and K u b a n k were wounded by one of a g r o u p of three men who were discovered by Ihe watchmen on the campus a b o u t m i d n i g h t , Dec. 20 BY BITTEJJDBT H a m i l t o n , A U K . 12.---A .32 rali- hre special Wlnchestor rldo, f o u n d in t h o B i t t e r Root river, near Rlv- orside sovpral days ngo. 1ms mused oWrori liera concern Thn r i f l n Is the caliber of weapon which f l p - ureel In a m u r d e r trial hero a few p a r H apo and w h i c h could not be f o u n d . C o u n t y A t torn py Kmmn. Ma doe n hafi t a k e n t h o m a t t e r u p w i t h th* a t t o r n e y ponpval'fi o f f i c o n ! I l c l n n a , and It if understood th.it a repro- h p n l n l l r n f r o m t h a t o f f i c n w i l l r o m » IIPFR to m a k e an I n v e s t i g a t i o n . Tho rlflo was f o u n d in the river by two h l R h p^hool y o u t h s w h o wore F w l m m i n c n e a r I h o Hlverfclde h r l d p n W h e n i t h e c n m o k n o w n t h a t a r l f l f t o f t h e n 2 \Y1nch-stPi f P ^ had been f o u n d It wnR rpcallecl t h a t Riich n weapon rould not bp Tniind nnd w a s not produced d u r i n g n court trial hero. WOLF CREEK NEWS Wolf Creek. A u g . 12.--Mr. nnd Mrn M a r v i n f r n l g h n v n r e t u r n e d to t h e i r home in Helena. Mr. nnd Mrs. t l o w n r d liowman and f a m i l y were Helena visitors t h « first of tho «eek. .Mr and Mrs Fred Anderson of (ireat Falls were visitors at the h o m e of Mr. and Mrs. l/ouls Tacco- nette. Mrn. .lane Heverleln wan In Helena on business Monday. Mr. nnd Mrs. W i l l i a m Fran-lev and f a m i l y , who h a v e been hero for the pant few days from Mlshoula visiting at t h e home of Mr. nnd Mrs. M. S. Davis, r e t u r n e d homo Sunday. Mrs M S Davis and Mrs. Kenn e t h Ponder were in Helena Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs F M. Stow h a v o returned from Helena. F.volyn and Ralph Srhwarzhach. who have been visiting at tho home of their a u n t . Mrs. John C(. Merj;. have returned to their homo In Eant Helena. Mr. nnd Mrs. Jam OK Clary of Oreal Falls who h a v o been v i s i t i n g at t h o home of Mr and Mrs. Carov Went/, at Holler h a v e returneo home. George. H i c k s IK In Helena, for a few days for medical treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robinson spent the week end at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. George llelnlg. Mr. and Mrs John (',. Mer/. and Mr. and Mrs. Leo A. Rholn were Helena v i s i t o r s Friday. Mr and Mrs. Carey Went?, and d a u g h t e r of Holler left t h e first of the week for W h i t e h a l l lo i-pend a few davs t h e r e with her parents. Mrs. V e r n o n Ingersoll of Helena visited her parenls, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Davis. J. C. Garden was a business vlsi tor In Helena. Mr. and Mr«. Louis Hnow of hutte. arrived the lasl. of the week to return Mrs. Snow's grandmother, Mm. Jessie McLcod. to Rutte. She b a n been here for the past six weeks visiting her daughter, Mrs. John II. Burns. Mr. and Mrs. O l e n n Skinner of Manhattan visited hero w i t h her alster, Mrs. George Relnlg. Mr. a n d Mrs. Harry Kolnlg and children were In Helena on husl ness. Mrs. Opal Adams and son, Jerry, .and Mrs Don firnbb returned from Oreal. Falla Monday where they had boon over tho week end with their mother, Mra. Robert M. Brown. Mr. and Mm. L. 0. .lacohaon and family were In Helena, on buslnnss. Merrill S. Davis returned I be last of tho week from Poplar, where ho was vlnltlng relatives. Mr. and Mra, Robert Bower of Great. Falls spent thn last of the week with Mra. Bowera' Bister, Mr«. Oeorse RolniK. Mr. and Mrs. John II. Burns and f a m i l y havo an their «ucst«, Mr«. Roy Folflom and BOD M i l l s of (irent FalU. B A D L Y HIKED BY POIEJJMION Cireat Kails, AUK. 12.--John Uerulit Vernon and William Molna, were badly burned Into yesterday afternoon from exploding powder, while working on the rond being constructed by the county about 10 miles south of town on Gibbons h i l l , near the Missouri rlvor. The men were brought to the C o l u m b u s hospital for treatment. Vernon, the foreman ot the cons t r u c t i o n crew. Is the most severely I n j u r e d , having been badly burned on t h e face, chest and on both arms and hands. Melns was burned on the loft arm and hand. The men wern tamping powder, preparatory ot blowing out a section of rock, when R spark created by steel s t r i k i n g the rock apparently caused the explosion. Mother, Daughter and Negro Cook to Share In FieldimJ__ E s t Bozcman. Aug. 12.--Mrs. Irene R. Jmlcl. 'Ifi. a w i d o w : her 10-year- old d a u g h t e r . Barbara Fielding J u d d . n n d Hello McDonald, Sli. a negro s e r v a n t , are tho r h l c f benefielnries of the will of Mr« 1'nttlc M. F i e l d i n g , widow Fred A. F i e l d i n g , It was learned y p s l p r d u y w h e n tho w i for probate In dn district court. Mrs. Fielding died suddenly Aug. I. a f t e r a n emergency operation. The w i l l n a m e s O. Y. Patten serve a e x e c u t o r w i t h Mr Patten' 1 ; p e t i t i o n for probate, f i l e d w i t h t h e w i l l , e s t i m a t e d at $ 1 6 0 , 0 0 n i l b u t $5 000 Is personal proper- t y , mill, bonds, notes and stocks. The F i e l d i n g residence. 4 W i l K n n . is e s t i m a t e d Mr-. J u d d nnd her d a u g lived w i t h Mr* F i e l d i n l i m e , nnd Belle M c D o n a l n servant In t h e h o m o for yen rs Firemen of New York City See Wonderland L i v i n g s t o n . A u g 12.--Their d e l e g a t i o n led hv K R. Hoysradt. J I m e m b e r s of t h e Xew f i r n d e p n r t m e n l t r a v r l n l p:irty ovpr t h n N'nrthorn P l a l l r o n d . slopped briefly In T^ivingR- ton \Vednesdny whllo en route to the "Wonderland as a part of a circle f o u r of t l i B west nnd northwest. A f l e r t h r e e days I n Yellowstone t h e y w i l l com« out tho North t r a n c o and c o n t i n u e east. Veteran Editor Says Democrats a Cinch W h l l o r l s l l , Aug 1 2 -- Cooley of. K a l i f p e l l . old-time tho K a l l H p c l l Mee and also of M o n i t o r , was a W h l t e f i He is a M a u n r h democrat and Roosevelt w i l l w i n b y t h m a j o r i t y even given to a president. He Fa.\s editors do l l v n long to h a v e home leisure, t i m e to p n j o y l i f e as ho IB d o present. F i i J I - Y a m n , t h e f m o u n t a i n , is moro t h a h i g h . Commercial Inferior- printing never proves y o u r p o i whether it ia a sales feature, announcement or institutional talk. 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