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• • Pi VOL. 2. — •*'-,4:0_4‘.64K rm. - - - \ ! -is, L om. SO • •• I. GEYSER, MONT., MAY 30, 1912 r 1 . • 41 . 1.• NO. 11 Geyser Wins Score 13 to S Rocky Ridge Ramblers Meet Defeat in Second Game With Geyser Baseball Players The game of baseball played here Sunday between the Ramblers of Spion Kop and the Geyser team was a rather unsatisfactory game, as only five of the Rocky Ridge team showed up and the remainder of the team had to be pick- ed up in Geyser. Geyser hit the hall at will and pounded out a score of 13 to 8 against the visitors. Only in the fourth and eighth innings did the Ram- blers ramble as far as the home base, when wild throwing on the part of the locals was responsible for letting in a number of runs. Pitcher Frank Prop- er struck out nine and allowed three bases on balls, while Anderson of Spion Kop struck ont eight and allowed only one man to walk. Hruby of the locals was the star batter, scoring two clean home home runs, while Proper also annexed a four base hit. Much disa- ',ointment was felt not only by the Gey- ser team but the Ramblers as well that the entire team was not present, as a much, stionger game would have been played by both sides. The following is the score by innings: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 total Geyser__2 0 4 2 0 2 2 1 —13 Spion Kop 0 0 03 0 00 5 0 — 8 Ramblers— J. McInnis shortstop W. Cameron _ .catcher J. Cameron third base S. Johnson ______ right field W. Anderson pitcher W. D. Higgins second base K. Murphy left field W. Lindquist 55.center field W. I. Peterson first base (;eyser— F. Proper pitcher H. Dodge F. Hensen . _ . A . H r „b y _ _ F. Higgins M. Todd. E. Everson _ E. Montgomery. _ L. E. Parrish catcher center field third base . first base . short stop _left field _ _second hase riget field conference committee. Agreement on 3 -Year Bill Is Reached in Committee and Out- look is Bright for Passage of the Measure The progress. of the Borah three- year homestead bill is being watched with the closest interest by many home- steaders of this vicinity. A late dis- patch from Washington says: The conference committee in charge of the Borah -Jones three-year home- stead bill today reported what is said to be the final agreement, and which will be reported back to both houses in a day or two. The main features of the original bill are retained and all objectionable proposed amendments rejected. As the bill is agreed upon, the homestead period is reduced from five to three years and entrymen are permitted leave of absence not to ex- ceed five consecutive months each year, being required to notify the local land office when they leave the land and the date of their return. The cul- tivation clause is incorporated, which requires the entryman to cultivate not less than one -sixteenth of his entry the second year and one -eighth the third year, before receiving patent. The bill will apply to all entries, including en- larged homestead entries and all pend- ing entries. Entrymen who have not yet re- ceived patent are given the privilege of completing their proof onderthe three- year bill or continuing under the old law as they may prefer. Senator Borah is mach pleased over the long -delayed agreement of the conference commitee, and is now hopeful that the bill will arm had been finally pass and become a law in the shot off In a skIr- form in which it is now left by the tnIsh with Jenni- son and his Kansas Tniders only a short time prior to this date. On reaching the house I lenrned from my father who Captain Taylor was end whet he wanted. The captain arid his men were tired Red ImungrYm having had no rest the last twenty-four hours. and that he wanted supper pre- pared et once for sixty DIM. My fa- ther told the captain that. being a southern re'neetthrzer. he had been N iNCIDENT 0 WAR NE AOS ER.' (Copyright. 1212. Press AID°. Congregational Church Notice Regular church and Sunday school services at Geyser and Merino. Eve- ning service 7:45. First bell. 7:15; sec- ond bell 7:40. Monday evening, at 8 P. NI., expos- itory address, - The NA'ise ERIE 13. Si/US, Minister. by American etation_l FTER sunset on a harvest day 1% leria I was returning Retorts the fold from a bard dity's plowing. riding one mule of the span. while the other kept step in a lazy mauner in the furrow behind. Although only twelve years old. I was required to do my part of the general work on the large farm owned by tuy father, located ID Buchanan county. Mo.. near a village called Taos. PassIng over the ridge approaching a small meadow at the foot of the or. chard on the west side of the farm house. I sews about sixty men dressed In red shirts and black trousers, each gatberIng an armful of new mown nay trout the various cocks piled here and there over the mowed ground. As the several men found their way back to- ward the house along the winding path leading through the orchard I noticed that eacb one wore a belt from which hung over each hip a large ientbern scabbard. in which, rested a revolver commonly known as Colt's six shooter or navy pistol. The scone was not uncommon except in (be number of mentoeether. The improvised uni- form of red shirt and black trill - sera meant the type of men who rode with Quan- well and tits guer- Hulas. This bunch was under the command of Cap- tain Hetet] Tay- lor, whose left TOLD or THE MORN- ING BATTLE. cieepelied Mo take the °nth of site glatice in the yrdon and therefore he could temt feed or harbor Confederete ..olilser. Besides. It also bevaine his duty des his month to Inform the ljtr tre on force,. ountmst by of tile presenee 01 any Confederate Hurdlers In lots Itetvilletrhomel [he captain replied Ill lios risen would feed 'themselves boat 11.10 smokehouse anti kitchen (tibial they prom•pmeted to do m awl that Uicu wen mnlormed on [mini amid tri men did 1011 live tong thereafter. ten with at/Indium - mirth ot allegiance\ and eli ether suet' nonsense - The miaow) of Claptaln Taylor through that portion of Missouri at tintt partimstiar time was Rnpposed to I e tor recruiting purposes due mem deotally to retaliate ou ii few Onion freldiers Stallion -0 at Arnotrisville. a small town in the east side of the route; A 'southern sympathizer had Well killed near ArnoldRville. presum lady by some Union soldier, a tew days before. arid Mitt meant sure denlb to otie or more- Union UlPti In time Rattle neighborbood. preferably Unlen 'soldiers It such could be foetid In the inertilty. Taylor had learned of the presence ot II company ot Union men at ArneldsvIlle. land after ptirtak log of refreshments and resting an hour or two at my tether's; borne be and his ITIPB moved off In the darkness and RI111111.4.4 of night down the road Iii the direction of the little village of ArnoldsvIlle. At the brenk of day on the following atlarnlag_tbs, luttertitapte a the. *eat- tem.(' homes cormetitutIng this atnall town were aroused by the Round of firearnem within their very midst. There was only one street. called Main street. which was. In fact. only an Improved petite!) Of the county road passing. as it did, north and sontb throngh the village. The Cubit) soldiers were quartered In the second story of the ouly general merehatelise store in the town, the means of access being a sterrway on the outside at the west end of the frame teilldiug. From the single doorway of this room on the Recond liner the bore in Di tre. aroused by the pistol shots, stood for a moment garatmg at the men in red rind black who sat mounted with pis !el In hand. awaiting their prey. A voice was beard in the building to say. - Make reedy. men Forwmird!\ nod In the moment the then in the building %ere seen to tile our and down the seminally. keeping step as If 113 reg War drill on the practice tield But thee wen knew the denote, ahead of them. it meant death to some of their number. just lure maw' ot who it must be none mired teen to even surmise Captain Taylor and his men iutit no tlume imi cbariguag the Union soldiers Slow drawn up In line along the slid of the bniedilig The red shirts were at the disstIvantnee of having only small firentrurs-side arms- while the Union hien tied muskets. which carried dou hle the deantimme the navy revolver could reach lime rebels) on horse di minded as they approached under full epeerl. brine as they rusted by. with deadly aim The Union muddlers steed their ground. senders; volley after vol rey thimmeb the eteirgine line ot cav airy A dozen men In DIUP dropped to 110e growiti. am] it weetiled for a ttlu umeni all must perish under the uuer mug ii , In i m n Ca t Taylor was seen to fall from Id Ws nurse, pierced hy a musket hall tblvrtgb the left side below but near the Choi:trier ID SD instant the firing ceased on tbe part of the red shirts, aud a rush was Wilde to the spot ,wbere Captain l'ayior timid fallen. A dozen men dismounted and the wounded man was ',irked up and placed tu the sad- dle tn front of one of the strongest ' weu on a powerful steed, that cantered sway with the two omen on Ins back as if accuetomed to the weight The Union soidiers. after caring for their dead and wounded, hurriedly gathered up end saddled their own horses anti started *mouth along the county mad in pursuit of the hush wtervicenx. who seemed satisfied witb the mornings work and retreated in the direetion whence they had come With an uours start Captain Taylor had no (febrility in eluding bis purse era. He found in calling the roll at the UGOD html re the walnut grove near 'rims that two ot his (toys were gone. killed In time first charge at Astiolds- vele, and 11 utirnbei were slightly wounded I say DerlIURP there were not more than half 8 doZett wen In his company over the age of twentysme Ammig the number wounded under Captain faylol was a TO111111 man of go , xi tawny s no -e hot - hood days tied ismcir spent in out neiehoorhommd arid a part ot the Mile tIm omit district ?tenant tie was milt eighteeit vest's Of age. hill a mooing man of great pnyreeal devei• ornament. strength grid Den 0t7 His OHM.. Wa. ItIMIle Feland 11 W118 lip h o nmde inquiet the wounded eaptnin Genie no toss' to ii shot which hmiui plowed its way ihreugh the nosh of Ills own rimait leg in he thigh Just Clove Ilie hiwt• (Continued on pate 2) Montana for Champ Clark Delegates to Butte Convention Praise His Record in Congress and Instruct for Him Montana detnocrats at their conven- tion in Butte Wednesday instructed their delegates for Champ Clark. The Wilson delegates %vete in a hopeless minority and fought only for an unin- structed delegation. Following are the delegates and alternates who will go to the Baltimore convention: Delegates — Governor Edwin L. Norris of Dillon, Senator H. L. Mey- ers of Hamilton, T. J. Walsh of Hel- ena, 0. C. Cato, of Miles City, W. J. Johnson of Anaconda, R. R. Purcell of Helena, Sid J. Coffey of Missoula, M. E. Baldwin of Kalispell. Alternates — Joseph Kirshwing of Great Falls, E. F. Morris of Havre, W. G. Downing of Great Falls, W. P. Franklin of Sweet Grass, Walter L. Verge of Teton, W. G. Conrad of Helena, W. H. Durfee of Phillips- burg, John D. Garber of Plains. Teddy and Wilson Carry New Jersey Newark, May 28.—One of the most surprising victories Theodore Roosevelt has won in the primaries since he began his campaign for the republican presi- dential nomination was recorded by the republican voters of New Jersey. In- dications from incomplete rettimS are that he carried every congressional dis- trict in the state as well as the state at large and that all of the 28 men New Jersey will send to Chicago will be Roosevelt men. Governor Wilson won his own state against a strong opposi- tion. eeaded by his political enemies within the state and appears to have 24 of the 28 delegates including the dele- gates at large. Colonel Roosevelt's indicated plural- ity on the preferential vote is 111.1810, Senator La Follette made a showing in every county. but his vote as far as counted indicated that he would not get more than 2 per cent of the total. 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