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••••• • • Democratic Nominees Cascade County Democrats Meet Tuesday and Nominate Candi- dates for County Offices The democratic convention to nom- inate candidates for the tarious county offices and to select delegates to the state conventium %% As Iteid 111 Great halls Tuesday. The following candi- dates were chosen: For representatives—Frank C. N lit ray or Great Valls; James Him ruts of St. Peter; Harry Nit - Laughlin of Sand Coulee; Nlartin Durkin. of Great Falls; Dommick Spogen of Belt, and _Inset+ Kirshwing of (lreat halls. For County Commissioner, Kenneth B. NIt her, For Clerk (if the District Court, George Harper. For Sheriff, Albert J. Vousek. For Treasurer, David NI. Wood. For County Clerk -1'o be filled by committee. For County Attorney, II. S. (lreene. For County Assessor. John L. Gil - in, Jr. For County Auditor, William Hall. For County School Superintendent, Miss McAnelly. For County Surveyor. David Neal. For Public Administrator, Richard Bennett. been entirely prevented had the farm- • by birds. by undue shelling, by had and reports from various parts of the ers stacked their g rain. The hat vest 1 and snow, also by rain. should the state are to the effect that ducks welt. 14 1911 was late, especially in regard season prove showery. (2) it enables never mote plentiful. passed away Tuesday evening at 9:15. self heime the coming re l mhi4an \in- The hi( ken and big game season . tro the flax crop, and as a result much I the farmer to disc his land as soon Funeral services were conducted - [ vention as a candidate for the mil(' of . of the la w late flax as buried under the as the shocks have been removed opens ( )ctolier I. Game Warden , I sheriff. Ile has made good in his snow vt hile lying in the sheaf. This and to plow it later, thus putting it in , Henry - As are sal S RTIMis fror» the AVednesday at 130 p. m, at the Con- • p • resent capacity and is desirous of try- i I might have been avoided by stacking good condition for the growing of crops gregational church. Rev. ilammer, deputies in the field indicate that the mg his abilities further. I I av mg heen I of flax as soon as it was dry. The flax the next year. In this way the nuiist- pastor of the Nlethodist Episcopal . hunter who cannot gel his limit this la resident of the city for 211 years .ind ' church of Belt, officiating, and the crop of 191 1 w;11 also be late. and in ure now in the ground may be so con-, sear h a d b est never go ooT again for it sold the farmers harness all these years, borldy was laid to rest in the Arrow sure a I would be useless. order to sat e the crop it ought to be served as to make practically there is scarcely a man in die countt : Creek buryings.ground. with whom he is not acquaiwed. a: - ..il I c.rop in 1913. 1 - Deer came through the winter in i stacked as soon as it is dry. The Advantage of Stacking !low to Stack Che relatives of deceased wh° were [ he can greet and shake hands wnlo ' i first-class shape. - said N1r. Avare. - In If it Was not possible to get the It does not require great skill to localities where they have [veil corn- , p resent were l ' er husband ' Nkrtnner 1 'Imre people and call them by na;ne , tor, two representatives in congress. ativelv light crop of 1911 stack, but, of course experience is net - - paratively scarce the past few Lewis ' Mrs ' Fred ‘ Vinsm ' her d ''' li g h- !and feel 'note sine!) that he is address- ' 111m n ar - --1 sears four presidential elet tors. en - , is now ter ' nith Nlr ' \Vms°Ir and his \\ ther • mg a friend and one who has know n I clusion that the bumper crop of 1912 grain. The method to be followed is bile., The elk ate amittalh Inerea„ in session in Great I' ills. hat ing been threshed On tune, it is a foregone con- essary to insure perfection in stacking they are more numerous than in a long I called to order today at noon. wife, and Pearl Lewis, a grandson, and holds him in h i gh regard. k „ 0 „_ will fate worse in that respect. It will in outline as follows: A tier of sheat vs mg. and sheep and goats. though much , ' be simply a physical impossibility tr) should be laid after the fashion Id- rarer than the• other species of bug Congregational Church Notice thresh all the grain grown in 1912 lowed in building a round shock. This game, seem to be holding their own. I Vr eac hm g at 10 a. Ill.. a 1.3b01 day tvhen it should be threshed, if the tier should lie as wide as the bottom [ Chickens and grouse, which have not - address - threshing is done in season. If, how- of the stack md circular in form. The I been as plentiful in past seasons as we 1 lencef°r 1 e. one sets\ a SundaV• : ever, the gram crop is properly stacked stacker then begins in the center (of the would like. hat e done well, and the morning and evening services on diet-- her --John Lewis of Ten Sleep. W [ sessing the suave if the vote getter, yo., the farmer can threslut at his leisure, stack to lay the next tter. 'Hie sheaves I cosies are larger than tiles %vete last nate Sundays. Sunday school at 11 a. he the winter season. H is of this tier lap over one another so as [ season. All in. in. Election of (officers. and Portia Winsor, who was with her , [ is entitled to the careful consideration [ \ e \ d \ rm g all. NiNinntana hunters . Nlerino— Sunday scliool, 111:30 „, at the time of her death. of his party seeking success before the [ crop is practically safe as soon as it is to to make the center the highest part, ' should hat e bettcr sport this y Cal than in.; es citing serstves 7,10 p . To . 1 Mr. and Nits. Lewis moved from , people. I stacked. let the weather be what it the lap being less and less not ard the [ any season ill the past twenty. - i \\\\\\\ \. .„ [1 • . ... • - • .\ Jet • • T :$01 •L. e% • p. _ • VOL. 2. GEYSER, MONT., AUGUST 29, 1912 • NO. 24 Death from Pneumonia Nrs, Mortimore Lewis, Aged 75, Passes Away While Camping Through the Country A sad death occurred at Geyser on Tuesday evening when Mrs. Fanny Lewis, aged 75, died at a temporary camp on the roadside near the Grafton ranch, where she and a party of rela- tives had been camping during her Saving the Crop of 1912 By PROF. THOS. SIL1 \V Farmers, Stack Your Grain will be. The farmer may then not [ The crop of small grains in the only thresh his grain at his own per - by a large circle of relatives and friends. I i noromestern states the present year is sonal convenience, but when labor is , unusually' good. In fact, it is in a more plentiful and t - heaper than if he then follow of an equal circumference. Thomas Ashton sense phenomenal. It is exceedinglt• threshed his grain at the usual season. and then the slack shrinks in diameter This is a world of Progressaul and important to all concerned that this Objections to Stacking Grain x•ith the lay ing of each succeeding ner. ...le mnections that are usually urged keeping the center high until the last politics progress just the same as other crop shall be saved. If possible, non [ 9 r t human affairs—phrasing it inure cor- rectly, men progress i n [ politics joist , hazard is consid e r a ble t h at th e farmers more labor than threshing from the one bushel of it should be lost The to stacking gram are. that it involves lie\ she \ v ' s is I\ ' mg of the stat-k is brought about by 'Hie narrow - as they da in other walks of life. Sa S may not be fully able to properly take [ shock. Thar is true, but it hen the mit permuting the sheaves of each tier (Continued on page 4) the Rocky Nlountain II usbandman. (Ian? nf thus great cro0o It is fitting, thresher cannot come mull intuit of F ou r years ago Thomas Ashton was therefore, that everything in reason the grain is lost, as it stands in the short illness with pneumonia. Accom- [ selected h Y . the re P uldican cmint V c°n- should be done to save this bountiful sho c k, from s hellin g an d oth er c auses . as a cand„ panted by her husband, Mortimer [ ‘ entnin of ( astade cmm \ Lewis, a venerable old gentleman 81 • date for public administrator, and he The Loss in 1911 years old, and a party of several rela- on. As a reward for faithful ser ‘ ! \ 1 [ ii. h of the grain grown in the NI • • NI issouri to Nebraska in 1878, where! they remained until in 1895 they came to Ten Sleep, Wyo_ which has since been their home. Mrs. Lewis united with the Meth- odist Episcopal church in 1661 and had since that time lived an earnest Christian life. She will be mottmed the loss far more than offsets the ad- vantage from threshing the gram from the shock. It is morally certain that lives, they had started on July 27th, [ he was two years ago selected by , Dakotas and Montana in 1911 was the present season the thresher cannot from their home in Wyoming to go to party associates and he proved a better , lost. This loss resulted from the in- [ overtake the work When it 00011 to he vote getter than in it first rate, tbus 11):111; of the farmers to gel the grain done. If. therefore. loss is to be pre- demonstrating. that he had made good. , , „nestled in time. The Outcome was [ vented. much of the grdin has e to and that the public had confidence , mat snow fell on the shocks in the be stacked. his abil\V 1 ° serve the P e( \ le \\ field and on the flax Is ing OW sheaf, I Advantages from Stacking he has done so. But the office of pub - with the result that all of this grain The advantages from stacking inn( h heats rains filled all the water holes. lic adimmsum\ is of no as all it [ was greatly damaged and much of it or all of the grain includes the follow- marshes and ponds. affording abund- cannot be made a stepping -stone to was a total loss. This loss might have I ing: (1) It insures the crop from loss ont breeding grounds for the wild -fowl age, coup l e d n o t partial paralysis, was something greater. •Iherefore, icid- mg to the solicitation of his friends, too much for the doctors to overcome Mr. Ashton has decided to offei in connection with pneumonia. She ' ' ' Canada, near Calgary, for a visit with friends, is hen Mrs. Lewis was taken ill tv ith pneumonia a tteek ago. The party stopped on the stage road near the Grafton rank ii. where they obtained medical aid from Stanford and Geyser, but without avail. Old I . outside of the stat•k. The butis of the I last tier of sheaves should extend be- yond tlie sheaves of the first tier. Each silt ceeding tier is laid similarly. gradu- ally . increasing the height of the stack relatively in the t -enter and gradually swelling the diameter lyy the overlap- ping of the butts until the height of about ten feet is reached. A few tiers Game to Be Plentiful ‘ Vilitarn Lewis ' a gram ' s( ' and his him thrmigh the best years of his hie FannY hoc was born in Scotland • ing the [ people and having demonstrated county ' Missmat ' N°Y. 10. 1837 ' She . that he Is a fair man and worthy of any was married to Nlortimer Lewis in steel the opposing party may put 'up. Se p tember ' 1854 ' Four children were flushed with the victmy of othcr ye„„ Imrn to them ' two of whom survive and thus splendidly equipped .ind pci-- Sunday. September I. the duck sea- son opens in Nlontana, and hunters are making preparations to be in the hlinds before dawn that morning that they. can /1.10 a mess before the bom- bardment has driten them out of the country. CondItions have been unusually good t h is sear to 'mini -, inartv b u d s. Th e The state convention for nominating candidates for state offices_1'. S. Sena - ERR . . Nlinister. 111111111111111111111111111 • : 4Noi• SO. • PURDY TRADING COMPANY Clearing Sale of Light Summer Wear Our new supply of Fall and Winter Goods will soon be here and in order to make room for same we have to dispose of all odds and ends, and light summer goods of men's, ladies and children's wear, such as hats, caps, underwear, shirts, shoes, wash dress goods, remnants of all kinds, ladies' dress skirts, ladies' plain white and colored shirt waists, girls' wash dresses and lots of other things too numerous to mention. Itere is a rare opportunity to save dollars and cents on your purchases. 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