The Mountaineer. (Big Sandy, Mont.) 1921-current, October 27, 1921, Image 1

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'1 The Mountaineer —OFFICIAL APER OF BIG SANDY— leg The Bear Paw MoueWeser Vol. 11, No. 36 BIG SANDY, MONTANA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1921 • TOWNLEY GETS • 90 DAYS IN JAIL The supreme court refused Monday to review the convic- tion under Minnesota law of A. C. Townley, president of the National Nonpartison league, and Joseph Gilbert, manager of its organization department. The refusal of the court to con- sider the case was stated by Chi et Justice Taft, who gave no explanation. The indictment on which Townley aud Gilbert were con- victed charged that they oppos- ed military enlistments, urged that the government be not as- sisted iu carrying out the war, or in the sale of Liberty bonds, claiming the bonds were not a safe investment because the United States would be bank MILITARY FUNERAL FOR HENRY MILLER SUNDAY The funeral of Henry Miller was held at Big Sandy Sunday afternoon with full military honors. The body was escorted from the undertaking parlors to the Grand Theatre, where the services were held by a military guard and about thirty ex -ser- vice men who were present to honor their departed friend and comrade. The services were conducted by Rev. Christler of Havre, under the auspices of the American Legion. After services at the hall the body was conducted to the cemetary by the same guard. Here addi- tional services were held, a fir- ing squad tired a volley and taps were blown as the body was lowered to its last restore place. Henry Miller was well known rupt. in Big Sandy and numbered his Townley together with Joseph friends by his aquaintances. Gilbert, former state organizer He was born near Albany, Ore., of the league, must serve a sen- Feb. 21, 1594 and moved with tence of 90 days in the Jackson county (Minnesota) jail as a result United States supreme court refusal to review their case. his parents to their homestead southeast of Big gaudy in 1914. He left Big Sandy October 4, 1917 to join the army and was sent to Camp Lewis. He left Look Pretty For The Home Folks \11 I easy to look pretty for the home folks if you take advantage of the opportunity of a N1INA TAYLOR dress or dress apron. There's such a charm about these delightful gar- ments with their pretty fabrics and clever touches of trimming that you can't resist their appeal. And their well -cut shoulders, the \hang\ of their skirts, their ample widths and flat, double stitched seams— all are reasons why you'll like them. You'll like their sturdy quality, too. And as for comfort, just try them and see how delighted you will be with their roomitess and ease. They're made up in fine ginghams and percales ---in most appealing colors and designs ---ready in any size from those for misses to sizes designed for the full - formed woman ---sizes which will really fit—without a lot of \fixing over.\ Choose Mina Taylors. The family will enjoy their good looks ---and you'll find them the most comfort- able thing you ever wore. And because of their moderate cost and their fine wearing qualities, they are the sort of purchase that is a very real economy. This week we received a new stock of Mina Taylors. New styles of pretty patterned materials make them most appealing. $1.36 to $6.50 MeNAMARA /A MARLOW, INC. was at one time advocaed in the belief that it would prevent the loss of moisture by breaking the upward movement of soil moisture. Later it was found that the dust mulch was likely to blow away or puddle badly In wet weather. Its advocates We wish to thank those, and especially the American Legion, who so kindly assisted at the funeral of our beloved son and brother. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Miller and family. COUNTY AGENT'S NOTES (CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK) It appears that soil below the surface is capable of detaining as much moistnre as it can hold when there is a surplus, that surplus is likely to move down- ward and not upward. Different investigators have found that a layer of dry soil may be between two layers of Moist soil, for months without a grain in mois- ture at the expense of either the upper or lower layer. And the reverse conditions may exist a moist layer between two dry layers. For the present the dry farmer may attach little prac- All Wool and a Yard Wide , , 4 onno bee)470 , :e 1110111V - LET tilE 014E slotl VP AN VP To DATE PRESS Of cifif BROAD CLOTH You LI FiND if A 0:EAT PEAL MORE COMFORTABLE ir lust MA1tRAL. , r o Al v Oaths& ; II Camp Lewis Nov. s, 1917 an d was sent to Camp Mills, N. Y., where lie became a part of the 41st Division with which outfit he went overseas. Shortly after arriving overseas he was transferred to B Company, 16th Inf., a part of th: 1st Division and was with the 16th Inf., when the 1st Brigade took over the first sector held by Ameri- can troops in France, Jan. 20, 1918. From this front the Divi- sion moved to Picardy front northwest of Paris. which front the division held from the 22nd of April until the 7th of July, during which time CantIgny was taken; the first ground taken by American troops in France. Going from this front lie took part in the drive at Soissons on July 15th to 22nd, 1915, at which time the Marne salient was straightened out. From this drive he took part in the St. %Mel drive beginning Sept. 12, 1918. The next en- gagement in which he partici- pated was the Argonne. Here he was killed October 9, 1918, while leading his squad against two German machine guns near Exermont, at which place his body was buried until it was returned home. have become few in number I. Still believing in some kind of mulch, there are those who advocate a \clod mulch\ in the hope of accomplishing the orig- inal purpose of the dust mulch and at the same time prevent soil blowing. That a cloddy surface will reduce soil blowing has been common knowledge for many years. A cloddy sur- face will also reduce the amount of runoff itt times of heavy rain. OBJECTIONS TO FALLOW Summer fallow has serious objections or weaknesses and we must plan to offset those weaknessestif - we axe to con- tinue that system of farming. By the system of mummer fallow and continuous cropping of grain, data collected by the Government goes to show that there is a loss of two important elements that the soil contains. Namely, organic matter and nitrogen, Orgaalc matter or humus, is decajed vegetable matter which keeps the soils from blowing and has the power to hold moisture in the soil and many other good qualities when present. Nitrogea is the most valuadle commercial element the soil contains from the point of view of the crop grower. Data collected by the Govern - CARD OF THANKS ment shows that twenty-two years, where fourteen crops were grown and nine summer - !allows, one•third of the humus and one-third of the nitrogen content per foot disappeared. The second impotant objec- tion to snmmer fallow is that the fanner Os confronted with the serious probtem of soil blowing. Soil blowing on worn soil is the most serious problem the farmer has to deal with in the semi -arid regions. The causes of soil blowing are two in number, the lack of cohesion to hold the partidles together and high winds. Soil blowing is intesified by summer fallow and gallow is as responsible tor soil drifting as is anything else. It is intdrisegied by too much surface tillage, discing, harrow- ing, etc., Another objection to fallow is is that during fallow the land is idla and brings in no return. Whether the land is adtually idle or not is a question that tical importance to capillary has been widely discussed, movement ni soils. It was on Since moisture and plant food the strength of the capillary is being conversed by fallow theory that the \dust mulch by the destruction of weeds it appears that fallow is really A n operation was performed but too late to be successful and Saturday she departed this life. Wilma Jane Collins was born Sept. 27, 1917 at nig Sandy and died Oct. 22, 1921, aged 4 years and 23 days. Interrement was made in the nig Sandy cemetarv. Four girls acting as pall bear- ers, Anna Anderson, Mary Linn, Vera Wall and Lela Rob- ertson. CARD OF THANKS We wise to extend our thanks to the friends who so kindly aided during the illness and death of our little daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Collins. HANDLING CHARGES REDUCED Grain handling charges of Montana elevators are ordered reduced in a decision by Ches- ter C. Davin, state commission - of agriculture. The order be- came effective last Mcm ray- and reduces the tariff \for receiv- ing, elevating, insuring, 15 days storing, and delivering of grain,\ from 4 cents to 24 cents a bushel on wheat, barley and rye; from 1 cents to 2 cents a bushel on oats, and from 6 cents to 4 cents a bushel on flax. The ruling follows the recent hearing held on the matter at Helena. The new rates are sub- ject' to review .July I, 1922. Storage charges remain un- changed. \The chief determining factor in fixing the rate,' as stated \is the fact that grain from the states selling on the same ter- minal as Montana has paid and is paying a . 2 cent handling charge, whereas Montana for the year just passed has allowed a handling charge of 4 cents.\ Taking grain for storage is merely incidental to the main business of buying and selling grain, the decision points out. That it is to the advantage of elevators to a 'cent grain On storage at a nominal rate is shown by the fact that from 95 to 99 percent of the grain has in Montana in the past has eventnally been sold to the storing company.—Geraldine Review. • An aeroplane, enroute from Coberg to Spokane via Wallace, Idaho, passed over Big Sandy Monday and as a result a good- ly number of our citizens spent a Considerable portion of Tuesday massaging the \crick\ out of the back of their necks. Great Falls is enjoying an epidemic of small pox. C. C. Mills left Thursday for a week's trip to the western part of the state. la - Bowing and all other expens• es incideno to crop production. contributing largely toward the So that the net aeturn from success of the next crop. The that crop must be compared with fact remains, eowever, that it the total net return of two crops Vol. 1, Ni. 11 WILMA JANE P C A O S L S L ES S AWAY SATURDAY ' HAVRE AGAIN DEFEATS SANDY Monday morning at the Meth- odist church, was held the funeral of Wilma .lane Collins little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Collins. The services were conducted by Rev. Christ• ler of Havre. Wednesday the little one was suddenly strick- _ - The local high school avam met defeat Saturday when du Havre aggregation took the long end of the score. The locals fought gamely during the first three quarters, holdirez the visitors to 20 points. Twice en with an attack of appendici- during the three periods Big tas. Dr. Shroat was called.and Sandy came near scoring. Dur , immediately removed her to the ing the second quarter whea Sacred Heart hospital at Havre Sandy had the ball on Havre', three yard line the Havre re- feree saw tit to penalize the locals five yards after which they failed to gain the dowse and a touchdown. The othes chance came during the tin* part of the fourth quarter wires Dosia Shultz sprinted around right end apparently into aa open field but in dodging as opponent was hit on an already sore hip which prevented hint from making the remaining dis tance. Dosia went out a n George Ilofsommer filled his place The locals seemed to go to pieces and 211 more points were scored during the last ten minutes of play. Altho the local boys have improved con- siderable during the previous week they still have a great deal to learn as to how to play the game successfully. The ilaVre (Mt weighed t Ii e Sandy boys considerably and showed their e4ppyiense„ Kenzie, Havre's big fullback, was the most consistent ground gainer for tl e visitors. His several years experience en- abled him to keep the boys to gether and playing all the time_ Everett was also a fast player and assisted greatly in the end runs. For the locals Smith piloted the team in veteran manlier and did excellent work in line smashing and defouse. Dona Id Shultz at left end caused Havre a great deai of worry as time and again he dodged the interference and tackled the man with the ball for a loss. He also did excellent work is breaking up forward passes. During the first part of the game Dosia Shultz made Big .Joe groan several times and only his superior weight pre vented him from he'ng complet ly subdued. In the line Flatness and Schilling. played consist- ently. The next game will be played with Chinook at Big Sandy. This will be the last home game of the season. It is hoped that the town anti school will turn out in a b•aly to help win. The three hardest games of the season have been played and the boys expect to turn the tide Thursday. STAR ROTTE MAIL LETTINgS Post Office Department, W.811.- ington, I). C., October 25, Proposals will be received at the office of the Fourth Assis- tant Postmaster General, Post Office Department, until 4:30 p. m. of January 10, 11122. for car- rying the mails of the United States from July 1, 1922, to June 30, 1920, upon the star routes in the States of Arkan- sas, Louisiana, Texas, Okla- ohma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Mon- tana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, and Hawaii, as spe- cified in pamphlet advertise- ments of this date. List of routes, forms of pro- posals and bonds, and all nec- essary information will be fur- nished upon application to the Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Washington, D. C. WILL H. HAYS, Pth.tinastt r General. \Eireeyddmig For Everybody.\ requires two years to produce one crop, against that crop must pe charged the cost of which could ordinarily be grown during the same period. (To be continued next week)

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