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S VOL. 2. • _ Finding the Best Wheat Process of Determining Who Will Win the $5,000 Prize to Given Away at Minneapolis How the judges will find the best five bushels of wheat in the American Northwest and determine who is en- titled to the $5,000 prize offered at the NorthweFtern Products Exposition in Minneapolis in November is told in a booklet recently issued by the North- west Deielopment League. Three judges will be selected from without the seven states by the presi- dents of the agricultural colleges and presidents of the grain exchanges. .ludging will be in three ways—one- third on the points of the accepted seed score card; another third by points gained in a milling and baking test; while one-third of the possible 100 points will be awarded for the yield per acre. Here is about the way wheat is judged: Twent;-five points on weight per bushel and 5 points on uniformity of sample; 15 points are allowed on variety characters, three of these being on color; 10 on purity, which means the kernels must be true to the type of the breed represented; two points for kernel shape, which varies with the breed. Thirty points are allowed for vital- ity. five of these being for lustre; 15 points for plumpness, as all kernels should be well rounded, having no sharp corners and the creases well closed; seven points, are on odor, the samples must be free from foul smell. Twenty-five points are allowed for market condition; 10 of these to cover weed seed; three for dirt and dust; two for injured kernels; five for smut and five the condition_ of the bran. All broken and scabby kernels will count against the wheat. According to the rules governing the $5,000 wheat contest to be held in connection with the Northwestern Exposition in Minneapolis Nov. 12- 23, those who intend to compete for the prize should give notice as soon as possible that bin room may be provid- ed for each exhibitor. All samples must consist of five bushels of threshed grain and from five to ten sheaves which are front six to ten inches in diameter and front the same field. These must be sent pre - (Continued on page 4) Board of Health To File Complaint August 15 Set as Final Limit for Dairies, Restaurants, etc., to Procure License The following, received from Dr. T. D. Tuttle, secretary of the state board of health, will be of interest ti, many of our readers: \Many people are violating the law the state by conducting places of busi- ness for which a state license is re- quired without having secured such license. \Section 10.. Chapter 130, Session Laws of 1911, requires that any per- son conducting any bake shop, confec- tionery. cannery, packing house, meat market, slaughter house, dairy, restau- rant, hotel, dining car or lunch coun- ter in the state, secure a license for such place of business from the state Board of health at Helena. \Section 6 of the same chapter pro- vides that any person who sells or of- fers for sale any milk or cream is con- ducting a dairy, and is therefore re- quired to have a license. Licenses are issued without cost, but application must be made on proper blank form. which can be secured by written re- queit of the State Board of Health at Helena. At a meeting of the State Board of Health on July 15, 1912, the secretary was ordered to file complaint against each and every person in the state con- ducting any business mentioned above, who has not secured a license from the State Board of Health on or before , August 15, 1912.\ - ••••••• • • - .14 • • z \ GINSER, -MONT., JULY 25, 1912 GEYSER'S NEW CATHOLIC CHURCH .•••••• .0. /6 . & (0. • \‘ p. NO. 19 Catholic Chull,ch Dedicated That religion is a practical every= day part of the makeup of the citizens of Geyser and surrounding country was evidenced by the congregation of all creeds that gathered Sunday to wit- ness the dedication by Right Reverend Mathias C. Lenihan. bishop of Great Falls, of our most handsome edifice. St. Anthony of Podua Catholic church. Dedication services took place at 10 a. m., followed by high mass, cele- brated by pastor Reverend Francis C. Dotes, of Belt. after which the bishop administered the sacrament of confir- matton to a class of four young people and addressed the large gathering in his forceful and pleasing manner, dwelling at length on the part religion should play in man's every day life. and advised his hearers of all creeds against godlessness. The bishop in closing assured the people of the high regard for the citizens and others who had made the erection of this building possible and hoped in the near future to be able to send a resident pastor. Owing to the large number of new churches being erected and the limited number of priests in this diocese, it is now necessary for one pastor to min- ister to the wants of three and some- times four congregations. At a meeting held after the services, over which the bishop presided, a fund of nearly $1,000 cash was raised which almost wipes out the outstanding in- debtedness. In the meantime the trustees are giving their attention to laying plans for the erection of a par- ish house and the laying out of a suit- able burial plot. Piano Contest Nears Its Finish Nominations Will Close Next Week —All New Contestants' Names Must Be Published Very little change is noted in the piano contest this week, the contest- ants retaining the same relative posi- tions as last week. Much excitement is felt, however, as the contest nears its end and all the workers are busy, rounding up the stray prospects and getting in shape for the final rush. Next Saturday will tell the tale as to who wins the turquoise rings. We hope the contestants will try for the rings, as every vote turned in will count on the grand prize, the offer of 1,000 extra votes for each $1.00 turned in being continued to the end of the contest. Next week we will announce the winners of the rings and will also an- nounce the closing date of the contest. An new nominations must be published In next week's paper as next week's announcement will be the 14st before the close of the contest. No candi- ate will be allowed to try for the grand prize after the dosing of nominations. Every candidate should make as good a showing in this announcement as possible, so turn in. your votes and see if you cannot lead the bunch as the contestants turn into the home stretch. How THEN' STAND Mrs. Kebel Murphy 163,450 Miss Mae Todd 148.325 Mrs. E. L. Landry, Jr. 141.775 Miss Ruth Irvin 53.500 Townsites Are Located Eight New Towns -to be Established on the Milwaukee Line Between Lewistown and Great Falls For the purpose of actively taking op the work of the opening of touts - sites along the Great Falls -Lewistown extension of the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound railway, G. W. Mor- row, general townsite agent, arrived in the city yesterday front Seattle, says Tuesday's Great Falls 'Fit brine. Mr. Morrow stated that he had eome here to stay and that he would make this city his headquarters for two or three years. He will open offices here, probably within 60 days, when he will be joined by his son: hi. C. Morrow, who has been in charge of the Huger townsite' office for quite a period. D. W. Kinnard, townsite engineer for the Milwaukee. will arrive in the city Wednesday and will immediately start at work upon the plats of the numerous townsitas between this city and Lewistown, taking up first the townsite for which a tract of 160 acres was recently purchaied from E. R. Clingan, midway between Box Elder and Belt creeks about 13 miles east of this city. This townsite will be placed upon sale some time this fall, and the usual custom of the company—that of con - :ducting an auction sole—will be car- ried out. Other townsites will be placed upon the market, probably all of them being sold in this city, ar various times as the railroad construction and other condi- tions shall warrant. Sites have been secured for all of the towns to be started along this line. The Milwa4kee is not intending to crowd a lot of little townsites on the market and has decided to open but nine townsites in 138 miles of line be - (Continued on page 4) ' 1 .m.•••11.....=M••• 1111111111111140110 PURDY TRADING COMPANY Grocery Department C AN YOU AFFORD to buy a cheaper grade of merchandise when the cost of the best is but a trifle more—and you know that the best is always the cheapest b in the end! if you are a gpod judge.of merchandise—that is, good enough td tell the difference between the best and the poorer grades—and you appreciate good goods, then you certainly want the best. We believe in handling the best quality of groceries on the market, and good merchandise cannot be bought cheap. It gives us pleasure to sell the best merchandise as good goods give the best satisfaction. Fresh Supply of Hams, Bacon and Salt Pork Every Wed When in doubt as to what to eat, try our delicious Canned Meats, Fish, Soups, Fruits, etc. We always carry a good supply of everything in that line—good, pure and fresh ° PURDY TRADING COMP'Y GEYSER, MONTANA Some real nice Salt Salmon Just Arrived 15c lb.