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Volume (5. WISDOM, MONTANA* JPRIDA.Y. MAY 2 . 1013. Number 2 t a s p * Wisdom Lumber & AutomobileCo. New Firm Files Articles^ 1°* corporation This Wek— Two Cars Sed GETTING READY FOR A SPRING. The Wisdom Lumbe- and auto mobile Co. is the nam a new corporation which wi- do business throughout the basis \'■'-h ^ isdom as its headquarters The present membership of thefirm, which will probably be inctfased, consists of C. H, Strowbrkgc, 0 . J. Wood- worth and J . T. Armitagc, all well known citizensof this town. Ground ha< been secured on Riverside avmue, cast of the lum ber yard, aid the construction of a garage and auto supply store will be commenced immediately. The company has secured the local agency for such well known cars a $ the Cadillac, Reo and Ford, four of the last named having al ready been contracted for. Bob Jones and George Francis have each purchased a Ford touring car and other orders are expected in soon. Two Fords were brought in ; Wednesdav by C. H Strowbridge and Art Barry and Mr. Jones will drive in his own car The new company will keep a complete line of lumber and auto mobile supplies always on hand, and with such men at the head of affairs cannot help but be success ful. Towns That Grow State Aid In Road Building Fourth of a Series of Interesting Articles on This Important Question From the Montana State Automobile Association Tha Cats \Aa toon at ha geta hit till I’ll grab him.” Evans in Baltimora American, The Champion | Excelsior Club Board Elects Egg Eater Getting Busy! New Teachers 'l'n the Big Hole basin must b e 1 The FxrcLsi >r t'lub met last Sat- ! At a inerting ol the Wisdom given the honor of containing with-' urday afternoon at the home ol school board held last Satiinlav In every county and in every in |-K)rdors the champion egg Mm C 11 Strowbridge After the teachers for the intermediate state can be found towns that are eater of the United States , the business session, Mrs C K. jand grammar grades of the public ( was hrsl to adopt stall continually forging ahead, while others remain practically at a Mondav night with a party o f 1 “ The Manufacture of Irish Linen,’ standstill and accomplish nothing | friends, Jack Housman—one of the i which was listened to with rapt at- in the way of advancement. In physical giants of this section —or-j tention. The social hour was every case the fault can be found | dered half a dozen raw eggs, some (equally enjoyable, a novel‘'contest to rest, not with the town, but four hours after partaking of a being won by Miss Wold, after A” hearty dinner Jokingly his friends which musical selections were en- Terminal points are the really able exigencies of storm floods, important factors in determining wash-outs, overflows and the like, the value of a good road to a com- j With stale aid and state Supcr- mumtv or to a state. A good road ! vision of road and bridge construe- j c that begins nowhere and ends n o -’ lion a much higher grade of work where may be a matter of pride to 1 is secured than when the contract- those living along it, and of cm y ' mg and supervision is left to the j to those who do not, but its prac- county or township. Contractors • tical value must be determined b\ who might take advantage of incx- ' the eonditii.ii of the h igh a y s pert county or township officials , which conned the improved svt- would rarely attempt to deceive j ti<m ol road with the city or ether state engineers either in their bids, 'c ■liter where the eommern.il inlet- the workmanship or the quality of cits of the community coning\. mati rials luinishcd | It is nut unusual, in several ihf- It is the business of a state high- ferent states, to find isolated see way department to make a study tions n| brick, or tnamdum. oi of whatever road materials there gravel roads which haw been eon- may be m the state, and by care- s runted sometime in the past bv ful and thorough tests determine th ■ local aulh'iritie. with the ex the v alue of each from a standard p 'elation that the adjac ait town- j of actual usefulness in a given lo- ship w mid eontmue the improve-reality Grave 1, where good gravel m in to the county seat, or t> is plcntitul, might be used more vvli.H wr ecu er it vv.n desired to ecoitornually than broken stone, r.-a. h Indiana and 1 ouuespctiab I he stale highway department Iv abound m su. h | m I i Im- and should have facilities for testing ( in is!hei ol this, iii a n <>i,» u| all kinds of materials so as to de n u n ol her si ,iU s l 111 Itu \ ein Ugh tel mine w hu ll would be the cheap ly spent annuailv to i .labli-.li a esl m tin long run Nut all kinds good highway svstein in lhe euinsi nt stone make good roads, and it is of a Vi iv lew via:.-,, ll il win ail the duty ol t he engineers of a stale nunisiii d prupeiiv Inghwav departmenl to prevent ll was only alter several v ears n! . the expenditure of public funds for struggle that New Jersn , wIm h 1 ro;ids built ot improper materials ud, was In fact, every conceivable factor While m the Northern Cafe last1 Miller read an interesting paper on ! school for next term were chosen, enabled to so duvet the local ion of involved m the betterment of the none of the present stall seeking state aid roads that they would | roads of any state rests ufton the re-election. j connect at county lines and form , primary importance of a central with the with the people themselves. exchange has been thinking pretty teased Ji)m about the large order, enjoved The lunch was seriously along this line and it pre-. [)Ut after disposing of them, Jack 1 the hostess’ best efforts j Hardin, while Miss sents its conclusions in this way. | calmly made the staterhent that J By-laws have been adopted by j will have charge ol Both teachers selected are now through routes. In the carlv ■ teaching in Colorado, and both are experienced teachers and come his- highway authority such as would tory of state aid neatly all the j U- vested in a state highway coin- stales met with the same difficulty , mission or commissioner highly recommended The gram- j 1111 l,r recent laws this difficulty^ And what applies to a state in one o l , mar grades will be taught bv H S is obviated by making the location this respect is equally applicable to enriii Tweedv subjcit t > the approval of the state1 the nation as the inlcnncdt-, highway department The new y ears to come is bound The reason why some towns he could swallow four dozen more grow is because they have men in 1 and would do so provided the jok- , which in to supple- them with push and energy, who are not afraid to spend their time, energy and money in anything that will boom and benefit the town. They have confidence enough in their town to erect substantial and modern buildings and residences, and work for public improvements in the same order. “ They organize companies and establish factories, induce indus trial enterprise and locate and use every means to further the best in terests of the town. Their work is never considered finished and the accomplishment of one thing is Only an incentive of another. “On the other hand, the town that does not get ahead wall be found to be dominated by either a set of men who are perfectly satis fied with their surroundings or who are afraid somebody else will be benefited in the event something is started; consequently no effort of any kind is made by this class for these two reasons^ deavor to start something they are met by opposi tion and discourage ment and it is uphill work all the way and very often failure. “Every town, however, has a certain progressive element, which hopes for a turn of the tide when the town will go forward by leaps and bounds, and occupy a position of importance and obtain numer ous advantages winch go to make a good town in every s?nse of the word. \But this stage pannot be ac complished by mere wishes or sup positions. It can only come from harmony in purpose and actios and the eternal vigilance of its citizens. the organization and a general si 1- ate department. No applications state aid roads law of Wisconsin ment and enlarge the work uf the ers bought the eggs. This they at once agreed to and in a few nun-j to which the dub will devote its utes Jack was the center of a n . attention is the improvement of open-mouthed ring, which gazed Uhc little cemetery down the road in wonder at the rapidly disappear- The object is a truly laudable lin ing edibles. Once in a while he stopped to take a drink and then labus of the year’s work planned I for the [Hisition of primary teacher • 1**11) is a conspicuous example in state The first object of civic importance i were received and the teacher for this respect It recognizes tile lin- that department will lie selected , portanee ol locating the roads dc- lalcr. B R Stevenson was elect- signed for improvement so tli.u cd clerk lor the ensuing year eountv seals, large eenlii, ot popu lation and other inn n .riant poi Lane M aking Good dertakmg and we wish the te w ciub every possible success in its proceeded with greater zeal to the effort performanceofhista.sk. The last I The Club will meet on Saturday egg disappeared !is quickly as th e 1 afternoon, May Hi, with Mrs J P. Lossl. A paper on “ Modern Edu cation will lie read by Mrs. C W Francis first, and after taking a kick at the gasoline light overhead, the eater signified his intention of putting up a bet that he could eat Uwo dozen more. No takers were found. The boarders are now living on case eggs and cussing to b e a t ------ . When your home merchant pre sents you with his bill, do not al low the hair on your spine to rise like porcupine quills, and look as though you had been insulted. The chances are he trusted you for the shirt on your back and the groceries to keep your family. Speak kindly, of him . j v h a . ha&_ac-.. commodated you, for you know you like prompt pay from others. A man whose temper rises to ninety degrees ia the shade when asked for a just account, and feels his dignity has been trampled on, is a good man—not to trust. “The town with these things will continue to grow and improve, but the town without them can be expected to remain in _a state of lethargy indefinitely without af fording its residents anything bat a mere existence. “It is a l true/’ Horse and Cattle Sale Job printing a t Bxsazzs office. The A. B Clarke Horse Sales Co , the oldest of its kind in the world, announce their first big horse and cattle sale at their yards at Miles City, Mont., on May i'(>, 27, 2K and 21). At that time they will offer for sale about 2.U0U head of hors’s. There will be 500 head of “broke stuff,’’ many mares in the bumh. These horses are well broke to the harness, will be in good conditbn and ready to go right to work. One thousand head of Montana range horses, all young, big boned and in fine condition to ship. Be sides the horses, there will be one thousand head of choice southern cattle, all ages, and 75 per cent white faced. A carload or two of blooded stallions, mostly shires. Write or wire for further informa tion to Manager S. B. Chappel, Box 776, Miles City, Montana. A fussy man reminds us of a camel — always going around with bis bade up. Jcfewoifcatthe B mcezes office. Ask to see samples. Odd Fellows* Anniversary (an I k rcat bed bv i <rsl » i nin m-. The'.Midi anniversary of the or- ruads Without a ecu! ml author gamza'ion ol the I (). ( I p lodge ,ant' ll.V tin.. result could not lie effected in Amci i> a was celebrated in Wis- In the matter ol bridges a ecu- doin last Friday iiighl. when a eastern Montana w lien he issued trahzed aulhoriG, su< h as is usual- public ceremony, concert and dance the statement several days ago j]v vested ]n a staU. highway de- took place in Ellis hall. The ceh- that he v\oiild take steps al once to : paI-im(.nt, is absolutely cssmtial in bratioti was held under the joint have patent s issued to ihe railioads the interests ol ecotiotm Good ' auspices of the jar toon and Wis- rouds, intended for modern traffic, dom lodges, B A Rislev, Noble require strong, substantial bridges , Grand ot the home lodge, presiding which will carry the traffic of the. A large numlier ot people were present and the anticipated traffic present to listen to the program, uf the future It is wnlmt the which elicited imu li favorable memory of every person approach- comment. A piano duet by Miss ing middle age that thousands of .cs Charlotte Wold and Della Fran- counties and towns paid enormous j rig brought forth a well-merited prices (arid were swindled outrage-: encore. The musical program ap- yusly) tor slender iron or steel jieared in our last issue Interest- bridges which would riot carry a, ing papers were read by John Mar- traction engine, let alone a road j riott and E. W, Pasche of the visit- roller. A number of states even j ing lodge. _The proceedings terminated with a dance, one of the most enjoyable Secretary of the Interior made friends with the farmers for all their grant lands in tin-, state. I The railroads of Montana hold large tracts of land m that pait of the slate that have never been patented and on which they have been esc aping taxes for many years. This move by the Secretary of the Interior, if carried out, will mean that the railroads will probably put the land on the market, and will at least lie compelled to pay taxes, and thus relieve the oilier property owners of a burden they j pasie.1 laws requiring the drivers hit Ve bTefT carrying” atoric~Tfr~lfie! 0jf j Hresh i rig engines T o 'T iock up building of roads and other public I such bridges to make them safe, improvements. I before attempting to pass over i < jthem. Many Settlers Coming -| Under adequate systems of state .aid, plans and specifications fear all According to the report made by Immigration Agent J . L. Moore of bridges are prepared by the state highway department, which also of the season. Sujiper was served at the Wisdom hotel. Auction Sale at Jackson To be sold at public auction the following described property of the the Northern Pacific in Montana,: must approve all contracts and in- late L. J . Drake, at the John Schin dler ranch, south of Jackson, on that company has hauled twice as j sfiect and approve all wdjjk before many immigrant cars into M on-1 payment is made. This insures tana between March 1 and April 14 the right kind of bridges for given as .daring the entire months of [ locations. Not only are the plans March and April, 1912. He has drawn for structures winch will just returned from a four months' trip through the east and south and says that immigration of set- tlew into MontamwiS be ocasaal- Jy heavy daring the next three May Mh, 1913, at 10 o'clock a. m. 12 toad of work horses, weight ranging from to 125d pounds. 10 head of colts from one to carry the present and prospective j three years old. traffic, but, being prepared by com-i 6 head of stock cattle. potent engineers who are working; AS ranch ha the interest of idtimate as weB! sleighs, etc. - as m t r a e & a e L t results, they are sot Terms of sale— Cadi, prefaced as towithstand a8 prob-l S okes P. 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