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T * - T - ' '* , V ' »-*. VOLUME X CEOTEAU, TETON COUNTY, MONTANA, APRIL 13, 1S;23 NUMBER 40 After ^ strenuous vacation month President Harding is back at his' desk at the Executive mansion in better physical trim than a any other time since he became president. His political friends, and oppon ents as well, are devoting much time and energy discussing the possibili ties of his nomination and reelection next year. The president dismisses such conversation with the expres sion that there is two years of hard work ahead during the present term. A t Augusta, Ga„ the other night, making the only speech of his vaca tion, he stressed the point that the povemment waB conducted for the good of the people, not to return of fice holders on election day. The department of agriculture has introduced' airplanes into its crop es timating activities. Pictures will be taken from the air as an aid and .check to the established method, ■which however, is not to be replaced until airplane photography has passed the experimental stage. •i There are now 52 veterans drawing pay for service in the Mexican War, ^according to announcement by the department of the interior. One of these, Benjamin F. Tudor, age 94, resides at Victor, Mont. The oldest of the number is Urbian Chandeur of San Francisco, Calif, who will be 100 years old on June 6. The youngest is William Brown, Camden, N. J., who enlisted at the tender age of eight in the marine corps, and served throughout the war. Another westerner comes to the front in Washington, William G. Deming of Cheyenne, Wyo., has just been sworn in as president of the civil srvice commission. One of the regulations of the new certification law passed recently, changes the dates from June and De cember to the first' Thursday and F-riday of each May and October. Anyone planning to teach' next fall, who is not properly certificated, should write on the examination May 3rd and 4th in Choteau, for permits will not be issued next fall as has been the custom. Definite informa tion V 3 .ll be given in the office of the county superintendent. On April 27th at 1:00 there will be held in the high school auditorium, a meeting of trustees and clerks of all third class districts of Teton county, called by the county superintendent of Bchools. New school laws, partic- The iudents were given the seventh ieriod last Thursday for dancing, k n easy .and enjoyable .way to rub wix into the floor. The daice given by ’ the T cliib was;, a success] A good crowd attended; and all r^orted a good time.' A’ d& licious linch was served .by the domestic science class. Several Itudents are wearing enqj~, blems. M<re have been ordered andf soon all wll be wearing them. ^ - ularly bonding measures, book keep ing and transporation will be discus- Don’t forret the declamatory con test the 27tV of April, at the high school audit rium. The shop jWork class has finished, overhauling Crary’s Ford and are starting wore on Hodgskiss’s car' now. i - Professor Williamson is expecting to send contestants to the state PENDROD IS HOLDUP MAN TO SISTER'S BEAUX Every sister with an impish young- •ef brother has felrtor will feel the ir ritation of Marjorie Daw as the sister of Penrod Schafield in Marshall Neil- and’s First National attraction “Pen- rod\ which is playing at the Poyal Theatre Friday and Saturday. Penrod the character created from Booth Tarkington’s inimitable stories of American boyhood, combines as astut business head with all the wiles adolescenes is capable of. Sister, being a pretty girl, has more than the usual calling list of young men; but not a second’s peace does she have with them until Pen- rod’s toll is paid in the form of nickels and dimes for ice cream and popcorn. Freckles Barry, who plays the title role, is said to have been selcted by both Mr. Neilan and Booth Tarking- ton for his striking resemblance in appearance and manners to the au thor’s conception of Penrod. Ford Touring car in A1 shape. 1923 model, 5200. Inquire of the Montanan. WANTED: Girl for general house work. Mrs. H. C. Peters. sed, while preparation of budgets and other routine matters will be taken up. Although the meeting was nec essarily called in a busy season, the value to be gained by such a meeting will warrant a good attendance. Closed After Two Week's. Session About 48 county superintendents of the state of Montana retired to their homes Saturday and Sunday after a strenuous but profitable short course in Bozeman by State Superintendent Miss Trumper. Fannie Dunn, no doubt the best supervisor of rural education in the U. S., from Teachers College of Columbia. University, was the principal instructor, working on supervision of rural schools and study of standard tests. The work on ad ministration, new school laws, etc., was in charge of Miss Trumper. The Lucille Sturgeon, rural Supervisors taught demonstra tion classes and presented valuable work on teaching of the fundamental subjects. While in Bozeman uh'e ^uperin-| tendents were privileged- to' attend the dedication of Manhattan high school, on of the most unique build ings of its kind in the state. The banquet was served around the swim ming pool, built in the basement, by the commercial club of the town. The community club room furnished by the women of the town was a feature of the building, which will fill the needs of the community as well as the class rooms will the students. Mr. Story presided ovey the program in which Governor Dixon Miss Trumper and' Pres. Atkinson of Bozeman were the principal speakers. All who attended the session were impressed with the change in super vision the last few years. Very val uable and definite help was received which will enable the county superin tendent to change the type of work in the rural schools. All hope that the \good enough for a country school” will soon Be a saying of the past. track meet to be held in Missoula,. ..community, and that the . action of May 8-12. The Latin classes are expecting to give a couple of plays this month. Efact date will be published later. • The 5th period gymnasium Class' played the 3rd period gymnasium class in a game of indoor baseball and won by a large scorn Two more games, will be played later. Members of the glee club are work ing on a program To be given at dif ferent towns over the county some time before school is out. The seniors are practicing on their play regularly now. George Archibald and Waiter Cohoe have started dancing and are doing fine. The pupils placing in the district typing contest to be held April 21 are as follows: Senior contest—Ethel Haugen and Junior Contest—Harriett Radcliffe and Margie Haugen. . Chambers of commerce and com mercial clubs of several Montana ¿owns have caused their secretaries to address Attorney General Rankin to the effect that they will have rep resentatives in Helena for the bearing ■Which the attorney general has caus ed to have set to start before the state board of railroad commissioners on April 19 for the purpose of ob taining a horizontal reduction in the interstate freight rates over what is -now is being charged by the 12 rail roads operating in Montana. I These letters stated that the pro posed hearing has been the means of ^arousing no little interest in each Forest Ferris and Charles Cohoe of tlie sixth grade are back .to school after a long absence. Rans Wiley of the third grade and Florence Wiley of the second grade have entered school, returning from Buckskin, .Idaho. The boys and girls are practicing for the field meet to be held here this spring. —EARLE HANSEN. Congressmanelect Scott Leavitt will be the guest of honor at the com mercial club banquet this evening and will address the members, and visitors on irrigation and other sub jects of interest. Mr. Leavitt will be accompanied here by George Sanford of Great Falls, who is in charge of the Sun River Reclamation project. J. C. Morgan, president of the com mercial club, urges all members to be present and extends an invitation to others that may be interested. Secretary T. A . Meagher informs us that over fity places have been re served. The place Is the Glenloyd and\ fthe attorney general in making this Effort is generally endorsed. 4 The attorney general also was told ¡that the commercial cluhs would yield fas far as possible to every request in the way of supplying data and in formation, bearing on individual fcases where it seemed the freight ■¿rates are unreasonable and served as rp. menace to the development of the state, as may be asked for. M E T H O D IST CHURCH NO T E S Harry T. Stong, pastor Morning worship at 10:30. Sunday School at 11:30. Moving picture Sunday evening at the Um6 seY'en 0»clock; 8:00 o’clock. Choral rehersal Tuesday evening. Ladies- Industrial Wednesday after noon, ' Prayer service Thursday evening. DOROTHY DALTON A DANCER Dorothy Dalton is again a dance- hall girl in “The Siren Call” enacting .'a similar rolt to that Which first ¡brought her fame in \The Flame of the Yukon.” There are many thrills in the action and Miss Dalton is the central figure of a sensational story- David Powell is leading man. The picture which comes to the Royal Theatre next Sunday was directed by Irvin Willat from an original story by J. E. Nash. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hirshberg were Great Falls visitors Monday. Statement of Condition of OF CHOTEAU at close of business April 3, 1923 RESOURCES Cash in vault and in other banks --------- 5115,279.15 County warrants, real estate, etc...................... 20,889.06 Loans and discounts ___ 194,064.32 LIA B ILITIES Deposits .. ..... $269,490.64 Undivided profits ______ 741.89 Capital and surplus ____ 60,000.00 $330,232.53 $330,232.53 - j . r«> ‘ Thursday evening a National dril ling rig passed through Choteau cn route to Bynum for use on what is known ag the W. D. Jones leases, northwest of that town. The ship ment was consigned to Walter Bright who will have charge of operations. , After a hearing in the justice court of J. E. DeHaas last Thursday, the case against A1 Bossier of Dutton, who was arrested by Sheriff Reiquam two weeks ago on a charge of horse stealing, was dismissed for lack of evidence. It was alleged that Bossier stole a team of horses blonging to Robert Youland. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wiley returned from Pocatello, Idaho, last Saturday where they have been visitinng with relatives the past winter. Bluebird pattern dishes, 32 piece set $7.50. See show windows. HIRSHBERG’S. Next week Is Aluminum week at Hirsbberg’s. Largest cooking vessels at 99 cents. Walter Myers of the Chotea'u Meat Company was a Great Fails busines.; visitor Tuesday. The Pet. Ex. Co. are loading casing this week which will be shipped to the Kevin fields. Earl Yeager shipped three carloads of sheep to Cascade Thursday. Nifty, high grade Red Cross low shoes just arrived at Hirshberg’s. Corona means quality and flavor in coffee. Costs no more. HIRSHBERG’S. Mrs. Allan Gamble was a Great Falls visitor Wednesday. C. H. Porter is treating his resi dence to a new coat of paint this week. Men’s Foot Fitter low shoes at castorn prices. HIRSHBERG’S. Again a. fresh assortment of child ren’s straw hats, $1.00 and up. v HIRSHBERG’S. Jack Burke of Helena Was a Cho teau business visitor Wednesday of this week. * , C. E. Miller, cattle buyer from Wisdom, Montana, was in and around Choteau Tuesday. Edythe Saylor was -a Great Falls visitor Wednesday. Last week for sample line of ladies spring coats to be-returned Monday. HIRSHBERG’S. VS' John Wallenstein of Pendroy was a county seat visitor Wednesday. Ninety nine cents buys a large aluminum roaster next week at HIRSHBERG’S. H. A. Lowman returned from Ind iana Monday, where he has spent the winter. He will start putting in the spring crop on his farm near Farm ington. Try a can of Florida grape fruit. We have the finest packed. HIRSHEERG’S. Mrs. Christina Lestrud left last Saturday for Logan, Montana, where she will visit with her daughter, Mrs. H. A. Norman. J. T. Honnold, real estate dealer of Shelby was a Choteau visitor on Wednesday. Stetson staple bats, worth $10.00, to close at $5.00. HIRSHBERG’S. Congoleum Gold seal rugs at ad vertised prices. HIRSHBERG’S. Wednesday evening a truck con taining 600 quarts of nitro glycerine passed through Choteau headed for the north fields. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Mewthy of Sunburst were registered at the Beaupre Thursday. W. J. Chamberlain of Great Falls ,was a Choteau business visitor Wed nesday. Sea shell macaroni a full 8 ounce package. HIRSHBERG’S. The best seeder drill for $50 00. HIRSHBERG’S. Conrad Sack, a prominent rancher of Willow Creek, attended to business matters in own Saturday. Pat Gallagher, of Great Falls was a Choteau business visitor Wednesday Mr. Gallagher is interested in leases in this section. 3 grapefruit for 25 cpnts. HIRSHBERG’S Misses wool knickers. $3.50. HIRSHBERG’S. A decided improvement Is noticed on First street northwest or division streeL City Marshall Moore has borrowed one of the county graders and the results sneak for themselves. Jack Barnett and familv of Conrad were Choteau visitors Wednesday. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Buell Roll, at the Choteau Hospital, Tuesday ,a .baby girl. ' - A. M. Rongstad returned Wednes day from his trip to Great Falls. Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson were among those calling in Choteau pn«. Monday. Jimmie Bivrneg and Otto Wagnild “Forded” through the mud to Choteau on Tuesday to attend the mammoth Sale at the Choteau MerC. The most important thing going on ^ now days is light underwear. Geo. Wright and family were cal lers at the L. Daggett home Sunday. Valentine Kirsch was among those on business in Choteau on Wednes day. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Breeding were shopping in Choteau Wednesday af ternoon. A 4000 foot steel line arrived on Wednesday for the California Com pany which was placed and drilling resumed three hours later. Geo. Wright and family motored to Farmington on Wednesday evening. Ruth Barnes is reported on the sick list this week with a cold. C. K. Malone of the Muddy Cattle company has been dipping cattle for the past three weeks. Supt. H. M. Gillick, Headmaster W. T. O’DonneH of the .. Northern Mon tana division of the Milwaukee R. R. and Station Agent A. M. Maxinner of There will be a big dance at tlie Lewistown were here in their private Lavern hotel Saturday evening, April i cgj- between trains Tuesday. Rev. Kvile, the former pastor of! the Lutheran church, died a£ Froid, Montana, where he has been preach ing. Mr. Lars Nasset attended the funeral. Olga Hanson, who is staying with her grandmother, Mrs. Oluf LLndseth, started school at East Farmington last Wednesday. Miss Dorothy Lindsetk has been on the sick list for the past few days. The ladies aid met at the E, Ander son home last Wednesday. Lunch was served and the afternoon was greatly enjoyed by all. As a result of the school election held on Tuesday, April 3, Mrs. O. S. Forseth was reelected for trustee In district No. 42. In district No. 8 Jack Kerr was reelected. the 14. All welcome. Miss Mary Rucker left for Great Falls Friday. Mrs. Bernard Nelson and daughter Mrs. Frank Ramsey, arrived home Friday night from their shopping trip in Great Falls. Quite a number from here attended the dance at Pendroy last Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Lee \Good passed through here on Saturday on'iheir i farming interests Johnson MacKenzie of the Californ ia company was in town on official business Tuesday. Otto Wagnild, Ed. J. Mullan and A. M. Rongstad left for Shelby Thursday to transact business. I, ye scribe, am informed that Danny Mahar claims relationship to King Tut. T. Nelson of Kenwick, Idaho, ar rived here Tuesday to look after his way to their future home at Shelby. Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Ranscy autoed to Choteau Sunday, leaving there via the Milwaukee the next day for Great Falls. Mrs. Boutilier left on Monday's train for Choteau where she\ visite’d with friends and attended the K. P. dance irrTT.e c-.tmtig. Stove Hofsoos, assistant day driller at the California test well attended the K of P. dance at Choteau Monday evening. Among those attending the picture “Conflict” shown at the Royal Theatre Choteau on Wednesday, were Otto Wagnild, O. F. Schaefer and families. Louie Pearson's name is never mentioned in the paper, so I decided to put it in. In spring ‘tis said, a young man’s fancy turns to love, but Otto Schaefe’s has turned to fishing, and he is anx iously waiting for the 28th of May. Remember the dance Saturday night. Citizens State Bank CHOTEAU , MONTANA OUR DIRECTORS: G. M. Coffey P. H. Crossen George F. Miller Wm. Hodgskiss James Eckford We specialize in all departments of Commer cial Banking and offer service consistant with safe banking. %«EGSSS3 aa^iM M S gaea