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AtilAil., Jlultí Ól) i.iÍL í\jjCíg-. :Vüé,<:rWi-jA>iUi or shingies'ev-ei traùü- Y'& ■-■' • ' ■ a0l<JàS tu e •flJTTtoncun- contx- §^at *eit tad Racine ôoiiùi cuis weé&, ‘iià.vKirQg voir the Great N rinvia Hait- Sçay n us jurney to the Twin ÿàu ' eus cera markets. u , . . , *»!■*? UNDERWOOD, ROBINSON AN D -* % c À d OO PLACED IN NOM INATION Ite ruore ,q&n ¿Zii Cities aüain ^hsisteá o'f 125 fréight cau», u^easur- cuan a mite m .ength, re- irmg cnree of ,the Great ¿sorth-am ■Kailway’s manunouth mountain type oh burning eugins to liaut tais re- iiqantabie consignment of roofing material . There are enough shingles ih this lot to roof the houses of a town of 10,000 people. The train at- considerable attention en- triicted ù Artistic magic—alluring alliisions-^i/ewildering mysteries—will open the eyes and ears and minds of Chautauqua fans on'Joy Night. When McDonald Birch waves his magic wand strange things begin to happen. Mr. Birch is the 'youngest professional magician on the stage and through his natural artistic talent and ability has elevated his exhibition to the level of real art. He is a mind reader, too, and has bewildering surprises for people of every age and taste. A vein of genuine humor runs through Mr. Birch’s program. He is a born humorist and keeps up a running chatter of witty sayings, stories- and personal remarks to the audience that is infectious. Special scenery and stage equipment are carried for “Artistic Magic.” It will be a clean, clever exhibition of the very latest in everything magical and mysterious. New York, June 25.—Three names ,r ‘ were placed n the list of democratic presidential aspirants at the conven tion session in New York Wednesday: As the roll was called Fordney John ston of Alabama placed Senator Ur- f?uLe and motion lJictures were taken . ,. ____ . . _____ • ! of its movement for use in the news throughout the country. '/The shipment was made by the Hunting Merritt Company of Van- cquvr B. C. This movement of shin gles markes new era in ne shingle FOREST SERVICE A number of Farmington people at tended the “Messiah” held in Choteau last week. Mrs. Edwin Anderson visited her parents in Choteau last week. .. EeyiiHagen.,conducted,,.services, in *thV'Nrih;^^glan';Lufl&ran church last Wednesday. Mrs. J. Edwards, Mrs. Anderson and Ethel, visited at the S. Lindseth home last week. A fine baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs, Benard Hanson at the Cho teau Hospital. Mrs. Hanson return ed to her home last Sunday. Mrs. C. O. Lindseth and Eleanora visited with Mrs. L. N, Hoagland last .Thursday. .»irs. b. Liindseth and Della visited at the J. J. Otness home last week. The “Home Mission Society\ of the Methddist church met with Mrs, H. P. Kruger last Thursday. The women of tnis society are very busy making different articles. A delicious lunch eon was served which was greatly enjoyed by all. Mr. and Mrs. S. Lindseth visited with Mrs. L. N, Hoagland last Satur day. A surprize party was given ait the Chalmers home last week. The even ing was spent in doing different am usements. ‘ A delicious luncheon was served at midnight which was more tlian enjoyed by all. Mrs. Chalmers left last week for Ortenville, Minn., ’ to visit with her mother and brother. Rev. Stoele, of the Lutheran Old Peoples Home of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho will be away for a month and has asked Rev. Hoagland to take his place preaching twice every Sunday. Miss Aaette Evenson visited with Mrs. L. N. Hoagland last Saturday. Mra.'L, N. Hoagland will leave, soon for Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where the Hoagland family will' make their future Thome. Theodore will remain in the Rexall Drug Store until Sept. Supervisor Myrick nd Dep'uty Rush are at Gates Park on the Lewis and Clark National Forest this week, con ducting a guard training' course. Fire lPPkoy.tRf anc\, rangers of the Forest are attending the meeting, there being over twenty-two of them, The course is for th purpose of fully informing every man of his job in the fire organization and how he can best carry out his part of the work. He is shown the mthods of detecting fires and reporting them, and how to discover them and put them out. The most satisfactory way to do this im portant. work is covred right on the ground, and when the course is com pleted every man will know exactly what his job is in the organization and the best way to handle it. At the conclusion of the instruction, a test will be given, and every man who fails to pass will be released and re placed with one who has satisfac torily pased the examination. derwood’s name before the convene ; tion, stressing the candidate’s policy ii^felclies to openly oppose the Ku Klux Kian. Senator Robinson was the next to be; placed in nomination by C. P. Brough, former governor of Arkansas, and McAdoo was next, his name being of fered by former Senator James D, Phelan of California. William G. McAdoo was placed in nomination for ahe presidency at the democratic national convention Wed nesday by former Senator James D. Phelan of California, with the decla ration that he is the “natural leader of progressive tought and achieve- ,ment.” “This yeur demands the return of triumphant democracy,” said Mr. Phelan. The progressives of the na tion look to the democratic party for their leader. Sbalil we give him to them? There is room in America for but one reactionary party, ^ and the republicans have pre-empted 1hat field. The party’s chance of success depends upon its- choice for candidate for the presidency of tbi.s man.” SM ITH PLACED BEFORE TH E CO N V E N T ION business of he Pacific coast, it is said. The indications being there is a re vival in the use of cedar shingles in the middle west and east. During 1||23 nearly a billion cedar logs were cut in the forests of Washington and British Columbia and used in the manufacture of shingles. Orders for several more record-breaking train- loads of shingles already are being filled in the western mills. If the shingles in this sincle train were laid end for end, they would reach frfom In Australia, where the public are great music lovers and critics do not spare aspirants to musical fame, Alan Murray, Edwyn Hames and Doily Stewart are not only great favorites but heralded by the press as artists of exceptional ability, talent and performance. These musicians will come to Chautauqua on the fiPh day with programs that range from Dolly Stewart’s dainty “songs at the piano” to the instrumental master pieces played on Edwyn Hames’ violin and the most stirring vocal clas sics sung by Alan Murray. As a baritone Mr. Murray bas made a distinctive mark in the musi cal world and it will be a privilege to hear this young vocalist whom the Sydney Bulletin predicts “will soar to the giddy heights of fame.” There is equally enthusiastic comment on the violin playing of Mr. Hames, while Dolly Stewart—in a class all to herself—is a popular idol with entertainment lovers. Seattle to Portlandj Maine. New York, June 26.—Deadlocked in advance and its fighting fever rnount- ing? ahe democratic national conven- Gus Depner returned from Kevin L. J. Otness had what might have been a serious accident when some thing went wrong with the steering wheel and the car ran into a ditch. It was badly damaged but no one was hurt. Guy SSekins returned from a visit to Kevin last week. The Luther League met in the church last Friday evening. Lunch was served which made it pleasant for everyone. Rev. Fjeldseth of iMnnesota is here on a visit. He conducted ser vices in'Conrad la^t Sunday. Statement of Condition of i FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHOTEAU At Close of Business March 31,1924 \ RESOURCES Cash in vault and in other banks .... ........ 86,515.11 LIA B ILITIE S D. S. Liberty Loan Bonds 50,433.37 County warrants, real estate, e t c . _________ 24,892.18 Loans and discounts ___ 165,346.45 Deposits ---------- ---- — Surplus and undivided profits -............... ...... Capital stock ________ ..266,098.86 11,088.25 50,000.00 327,187.11 327,187.11 T. V- - tion was called at 10:30 today to drive forward- with the reception of nomi nating speeches, while platform build ers, heavy eyed , struggled on with tlieir weighty task. This was another day of tumult and fervor, interspersed with oratory. Only three nominations had been made when yesterday’s adjournment ended the one hour demonstration staged on behalf of William McAdoo. and about 17 remained on the sce’.i- ule, including that of his leading ri val, Govrnor Alfred E. Smith. Governor Alfred E. Smith of New York was loimaiiy placed before the convention in nomination for the presidency of the United States. In course of the presentation of his name, Franklin D. Roosevelt, himself nominated for the vice-presidency fbur years ago at the San Francisco convention and now serving as cam paign manager for Smith, said the New York governor “is the most dan gerous adversary that the republican party ever had to fear and his name spells victory.” After a comprehensive recital of Governor Smith’s record in public of fice, picturing him as the warrior, invincible in defense of right and ir attack on wrong.” Mr. Roosevela said the -democracy of America “willi stand without fear and without hesi tation loyally behind Mr. Smith as the nominee of the convention.” The trees from which the shingles are made gi-ow to an enormous size, often measuring from eight to ten feet in diameter. Two thousand years ago mgny -of the red Cedar trees now growing akfJfi. the Pacific Coast in asliington weer- young giants of the forest. In those days the Pacific Coast Indians appreciated the value of the red ce dar for the use of making their gi gantic war canoes, some of which were 70 to 80 feet long. The Indians know this wood to be impervious to weather, rot, insects and the disin tegrating processes of nature. GRASSHOPPERS W E L L UNDER CONTROL IN TETON COUNTY Grasshoppers are well under con trol in Teton county, the fanners having put on a very\ successful poisoning campaign this year. Twen ty-two thousand pounds of arsenic ha', ing been used to date or an am- ( ount sufficient to poison 5565 sacks • o) bran which would cover an area I on means of appraisal STATE IN BETTER SH'APE TH A N IT HAS BEEN FOR TH R E E YEARS Great Falls, June 18th.—Montana is in better condition than it has been at any time in the past two or threw years and shows more signs of re turning prosperity than any other state or part of a state in the north- west? according to A. F. Cardon of Washington, D. C., revelwing ap praiser for the federal farm loan bu- rcaw. in-'khe,.twelf,th-^di^frict. . / . ..... Mr. Cardon nd other . inen - con nected with the federal farm loan- bureau met here Monday to confer of lands . in LOOKOUT, JACKIE. MICHEY’S AFTER YOUR LAURELS Jackie Coogan has a rival. In the person of little Mickey Ben nett, seven and slightly freckled, the screen has a new child wonder. We leave the picture public to make its own decision in this matter after viewing \Big Brother,” an Al lan Dwan production of the Rex IVacli story, coming to the Royal Theatre for a two day’s run on Sun day next. Mickie. not only is the leader of a gang in this picture but he is fast becoming the leader of juvenile screen -players. Ever since he es sayed to be young Thomas Meighan in “Cappy Ricks,” two and a half years ago l.e has been in great de mand in kid parts. The good luck star that follows Meighan whom he emulated in his camera debut has been shining ever since on Mickey. In the short space of time that he baa been on the screen he hes played in more pictures than many of the rec ognized lum inaries of the screen. Not long after he fell out of a tub into a lake near Boston for scenes in \Cappy Ricks” he played in “Marriage and Morals,” with Tim Moore, whom he is now playing with in “Big Broth er.\ Mickey also appeared in “The Empty Cradle.” Second Youth,” “The Man Who Played God,” “Reported Missing,” “The Last Moment,” and ‘Mighty Like A Rose.” DOROTHY GISH, VIVID DANCER IN \BRIGHT SHAWL” Dorothy Gish i« doing a Suaniph (lanc^ at the Roycl Theatre this wpcl; in the Richard Rarfliplmess piefuro “The Bris-ht Shawl.” that is one of flip most delightful features nf th>« fascinating romance of the days of Spanish domination of Cuba. Ia a revelation of the vprsa.tili*v of this very talented young actrprr. who in a perfumed atmosnhero of old Havana, gives the dancing num ber with a grace and charm that cap tivates all who see it. TO TH E VOTERS OF TETO N COUNTY C. W, Wymer announces himself a i andidate for the office of sheriff of Teton county, subject to the will of the republican party. He has lived iu Teton County over 20 years and is a taxpayer himself. If nominated and elected, lie pledg-j (s himself to an efficient and busi-} nesslike administration and enforce ment of the statutes' without fear or i avor. Your support will be appreciated. C. W. WYMER1 infested with hoppers of over 55,000 j the state on which money aores It is possible that a small am - 1 l0£ine(1 by the bureau. D L l / l t D l i l l ’.Q P I ) I r* 11»111 K o n o n r l t ' n f f l i i o < has been ount of arsenic will be used yet this ■ month but ahe portion will be small Mr. Cardon arrived in the morning in comparison with that used prior ¡from' Rpokaue and stated that fron» to this time. Outstanding among the communi ties which have poisoned for hoppers successfully this year is the Porter bench. The assistant state entomol ogist was in that territory last Fri day and was very well pleased with the work that has been done. A sur vey was made of a few farmers on the Porter bench in order to estimate what th cost of poisoning had been this year and in no case was the cost of poisoning as piucli as lift> cents per acre. Bret Read, Joe Rx>se, H. J. Moon, W. J. Earls, Garnett Mc Donald saated that they were not afraid of grasshoppers when they had as effective a poison as the bran mash Tn some instances farmers had grasshoppers piled up an inch high in the barrowpit of the road ad joining their places. COMMUNITY PICNICS Several community picnics will be front Rpokaue and reports and from personal observa tion an optimistic outlook for Mon tana is justified. F. J. McCormock, chief appraiser of the Spokane land bank, which is the headquarters for tis district, is also presnt at the con ference. held in this county starling July 8th and ending July 16th. The following are the dates and places where the picnics will be held: July 8tli, Agawam July 9th, Beck July 10th, Bole July 11th, Pawer July 12th, Collins July 13th, Dutton July 14tli, Spring Valley July 15tli, Lowry July 16th, Farmington A £ N o b le A m b i t io n The ambition of this institution is to jus tify, the confiednec of its customers, to be trusted because of its good judgment, its faithful observance of duty and its financial responsibility. Conferences with the officers of this bank are cheerfully given to those who desire seasoned and well-reasoned advice. Sam Spencer, well known stock- man of the Sun River Country, was a Choteau visitor Tuesday, transacting busines. II. C. Peters rented a number of billrd and pool tables from H, L. Hall- aday and moved them to his soft drink parlors on upper Main street TuesRay afternoon. “Uncle Nick” Tuttle of Bynum was in Choteau Tuesday supervising a job of painting done on his resident prop erty in own. i> j Citizens State Bank CHOTEAU, MONTANA Capital, Surplus and Profits over $65,000.00