Montana Sunlight (Whitehall, Mont.) 1902-1911, May 30, 1902, Image 1

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. ” 4 * > . * % wae 4 ‘ . - - « ’ ‘ * + * le ym o~ « ’ VOLUME 1, ’ W HITKHALE, MONTANA, F RIDAY, MAY Bh: Price Reductions ROAR CREDO ete eee _¥ E-HAVE DROPPzD ALL THOUGHT OF PROFIT THIS WEEK. Shoes Almost Given Away. New Summer Dress Goods. New Dinities New: Challies New Calicoes only 84e¢ yd. only 6te yd. only de yd. New Stock Ladies’ and Children’s Straw Hats New Stock Men’s Negligee Shirts and Shirt Waists, New Neckwear, Clothing at Actual Men’s Worsted Suits, Men’s Wool Cheviot Suits $8.00, New Suspenders: Cost. ¥ $5.95, worth $10.00. $12.50. Suits only $1.25. worth Boys Men's and Boys’ Straw and Crash Hats. The Newest. The Lowest in Price. The People’s Store. McKay & Carmichael Co MYSTIC TIE LODGE, No. 1: FRANKS, ~? JUL avs wramd E. {$07 prawks, suntv stan Meat Market is theiplace to visit if you wish.4o provure the |Cusicest Steaks, Frozen Fish, Fresh Oy sters., PIsH ANDIGAME IN SEASCN. A. F.& A.M ts | Meets on the SECOND and FOURTH TU Es- | DAY evenings of each month at Masonic | Hall. eee members are cordially a 1] vited to attenc A. Neepnam, W. M J. F. Rowson, See. po CHAPTER, No. 21, O. E. & Meets on FIRST and THIRD TUESDAY evenings of each month at Masonic Hatt Visiting members are cordially Invited to attend. Mus. Lavixa Cooiey, W. M. Das Mc Kenair, See. jou R SPECIALTY, Home- rendered LAR D| JEFFERSON VALLEY LODGE, No. 0, 1.Oo. Oo. F Meets the First and Third stoaiBes day Nights of Each Month. | J. J. Sxypem N. 6 Gro, WATERMAN, Sec we W. McCCALt, Fin. Sec THE REBECCA LODGE, No. 29, 1.0.0. F. Fresh and Salt Meats. Franks & Stahle P. depot Our market & a model for Hea tness. Opposite N. +i OR Pauw SMOOTH, coat Go to Pfohl & Lomax. \QUICK, Meets the Second and Fourth Mon- days of Each Month. Visiting members cordially invited. L. R. Dobyns, Physician and Surgeon A.LESS;, the Whiteball UNDERTAKER and FUNERAL DIRECTOR, carries the most_complete line of Coffins, Metalic Caskets, Burial Robes, and shows all the latest, Has certificate from the State Board of Health to Ermbaim Bodies and ship all over the world; deals in Monuments Sewing Machines and Supplies. need of Coffinssend orders direct to A. Less, of Whitehall, and your orders will receive prompt attention, Office and residence ta the two-story frame house on north side of Front street, near the section house. WH ITEH AL I, MONT, J. W. DAVIS. L. R. PACKARD. Davis & Packard, Physicians and Surgeons, Cases requiring hospital eare given special attention. Hospital, Office and Residence on Pirst street Whitehall, Mont. JOHNSON «& BURDICK, Dentists. Whitehall . % Mont. 4 Office Over J. Vv. Tae’ When in IKE E. Oo. PACE My Heavenly Home. Oh when shall I see my Father in heaven, I'm longing to be up there, Attorney-At- Law Where I might see his bright face, And the angels so bright. Mg friends is waiting for me there, . SING PEAS In their robes so pure and bright, Minera” ~ FRANK SHOWERS. Attorney-At-Law and Notary. Public. ‘OFFICE OVER J V. 1. STORE. I'm longing to be there, In the blood washed throng, Tam happy now, For I-am on HY way, To see my Father, And my friends up in the sky who hare gone before Ob how happy I will Be when My journey is over; Each day I'm nearer my home, eet he It makes the happy when I think of it, = is Yet there is many friends I have dreaded to Se leave. = I have bid adieu to my friends, y And have arrived at my heavenly home. I am kneeling at my Savior'’s feet Who can wash my sins away. The Page Woven Wire Fencing. For prices and terms enquire of C) W. Wins- low, of Whitehall. Cedar Posts GET YOUR Assaying Dorie at Whitehall, A.Willoughby, Assayer.. Absolutely Correct Work Guarantecd. WHITEHALL -. - - MONT The foregoing lines, written by Miss L. V. Tuttle while, attending school only a short time before the illness which terminated in her death, we published at the request of friends.. The author was 13 years of age, Tae / THE ABANDONED FARM. ORATION BY DAISY KELLOGG. When. traveling through the couatry what is more pleasing than of. the country houses, and groups of merry children romping ia the yard of a cosy home! On the other hand, how deSolate and lonely the sight of an old house makes one—a house which once rang with the noisy shouts and laughter of little ones—to find it entirely un- oveupied except, perchance, by the rats, squirrels, or, it may be, by a bird family. But there are many such to be found, and especially in the hill districts of tlle New Eng- land: states, onee full to overflow- ing With a crowd of merry young> sters. One. takes the western fe ver, and his glowing reports ef his successes call one and then an- other from the old homestead. Since the stampede to the West has subsided and the people have be- come more settled, they begin again to look around them and are amazed to see the number of farms that have been abandoned. One may ask, ‘*Whereare these abandoned farms, and how has it come te be 86?”’ In looking around us we may here and there a place which is un- occupied here in the West; but the typical abandoned farms are found almost entirely in the hill ceuwatry of New England. The principal for tliis state of affairs may be said to be the opening of the great, fertile révions of the West and the devel- opment of the manufacturing in- dustries nearer home, Thus the rural folk have been called from the lonely farms to the more at- tractive fields of the séveral em- ployments, Let us faney that we van see an old lady whese hair, is snowy white faltering-down a nar- row path to take the morning coach to the home of her daughter; her husband has died and she, lacking the physical strength, cannot at- tend to the farm duties, arid is now leaving the old home, taking with her many long-cherished memories her early married life, the little children, the lusty lads and lussies, the breaking of home ties. The old farm having been left the stone wall begins to crumble, the roof to sag and at last to fall in and, perhaps, a tree springs up within the ruins of the old founda- tion froma nut dropped, it may be by a child years ago, or perhaps more recently by # busysquitrel. |The broad roads leading through | the cultivated lands grow narrow} the forest encroaches on the house; ithe birds may be seen nesting in the broken chimney, which was causes | built from the caving cellar and is oftentimes the sole remaining ruin of the house. Clumps of tansy, rose- mary, and even tiger lilies or the | long-loved roses may be found. By the spring the stone milk-house, whichawas built more substantially, covered with long rows of shining | pans, may still bé seen. * kinds of wells that yet “remain, while on others the drinking water must have been carried from the spring. On the more remote farms we find the family burial ground witlr its queer tombstones made from the rough granite, free- stone or soapstone, whichever may have been most. sbungant in that section of the country. With their quaint, home-carved epitaphs, now nearly obliterated by the mosses and lichens, some have fal- len and are half buried by the grass. which comes. “creeping, creeping everywhere.’’ Here, too, are the weeping willows whose drooping branches mark many an ancient cemetery. Not only farms, but shops and mills, have,been deserted; and the energy and capital which they rep- resent have been absorbed by much larger and more efficient enter- prises. However, there is a° brighter side to this question. © Farming is not. deélining in New England, 9 been abandoned. One reason for the interest now the sight of flowers in the windows | see\ with its soapstone shelves, once} On some places there are queer} although many of the farms. have; shown in the old farms is the cols ae even ebrating ef “Old Home Day. In’ the early’fall a date is set und many who have left the county commu- nity make it a point to return and spend a day or two visiting and feasting with old home friends. The wealthy farmer, the million- aire, many a city dovtor, preacher and college professor, all pay trib- ute to the surroundings and teach- ings of childhood. In some instances the land is be- ing tilled more thoroughly then of old. The buildings only have fal- len into disuse. The land near the railroad is being bought by the rich: and transformed ito beauti- ful villas of cosy resorts for those who are sick and tired of the hot, dusty and noisy streets of the city. Many farms are bought by special- ists who are restocking them, One turns his attention to steck-raising, and there May be seen 0 the beau- tiful meadows cattle, contentedly chewing their cuds in the shade of ancient trees, Another is interest- ed in the breeding of horses, An- other raises several species of fine sheep for their costly wool, while his neighbor has a large bee colony. In some places the old orchards have been renovated. The old, scarred fruit trees haye been re- placed by younger ones which bear so pyofusely thet the owner, as well as his neighbor, reaps bounti- ful rewards for bis hard toil. And all these, in the early spring, share in a common industry and drink the maple nectar which brings them sweet and golden harvests. The forests, stealing up into the house plot, are encouraged in their advance, for the vak, walnut and birch timber is used for the manu- facture of -household furniture. The ledge, which was the des- pair of the grandfather, has proved a veritable treasure to his descend- ant in providing a quarry of most beautiful marble or_pink, green or gray gritnite for building purposes. Booth Tucker offers a solution for the redemption of these deso- late farms. He, for the Salvation Army, buys land which aré placed families from the slums of the cities, where they may make an honorable living; and if more |persons who are able would do llikewise, as the good book says, ‘The wilderness and the solitary | place shall be glad. for then; ‘and ithe desert shall rejoice, and” blos- gom as the rose,”’ queen Obituary. Harry Ivan Miller, the second son of Harvey and Celeste Miller, was born at Waterloo, June 29, 1801, His parents then lived in| . Reema valley, where they have since lived. Ivan has not been his illness ef about a year ago. lis late sickriess was caused by a fall from a hay-stack in December. | This resulted in curvature of the jspine which, with other compli- cations, caused his death. For three ~~ months he was a | great’ suffer His parents took lhim> to WI “ hall, then to Butte, that he might have the best of medical care; but-every effort proved in vain, and on May 24, 1/1903, while in Buttes God took |him out of his suffering, The funeral services Were held in the Christian church in White- jhall and were conducted by Rev Walter Jordan, pastor of the Christian church nt Helena. During his short life Ivan was an’ affectionate, obedient child at home. At school he was a favorite among his playmates. He will Jong be remembered by them, and never be forgotterK by his relatives. The little body was laid to rest. in the Fish CreeR cemetery. <A large assemblage of sympathizing friends gathered to attend. the funcral and extend their on | ” | well since sympathy to the grief-stricken parents. PLEASANT VALLEY The farmers are all busy putting in crops and irrigating added to which is the annual ditch repairing. *Mr. Kyle has moyed into the J. R. Norville house. J. W. Gilkey and Miss Vanie are. spending a few days in Butte. Alta and Nina Newkirk are vis- iting here with friends this week. Rollo and feven Tuttle are herd 1902. ing a large barid- of cows for the farmers. ? Rev. Walter Ms Jordan is here with his two sons, and is greatly improved in health. M. L. Tuttle and son Ora are hauling rock ftom Gold bill and ? repairing ‘their cellar, A number of our-people have been making improvements in the vemeterys The Ladies’ Aid of the M. E, chureh in Pleasant Valley met with Mrs: C. Elmer, on Wednesday, and spent an enjoyable afternoon. a” 7 eee can OLD TIMES 'N ‘TENNESSEE. When Pelts Penntex In the Sitnte. Probably few people know that the see was Franklin or that in 1788 the salaries of the officers of this common- wealth were pald in pelts, but the’ fol- lowing is ‘a correct copy of the law: “Be It enacted by the general assem- bly of the sinte of Franklin, and it is hereby enacted by authority of the saine, that frdm andafter the lst day of January, 1788, the salaries of this commonwealth be as follows—to wit: “Ilia excediency the governor, per an- hum, 100 deerskins, “His honor the chief justice, deerskins, “The secretary to his excellency the governor, 500 raccoon skins “County clerk, 800 beaver skins. “Clerk of the house of commons, 200 raccoon skins, . “Justice's fee for serving a warrant, one minkskin,” At that time the state of Franklin extended to the east bank of the Mis- sissippi river, and en the west bank was that great inknown forest region of Loulsiana, It was then a “terra Ti- cognita,” save a few canoe landings and Indian trading posts on the river banka. {[t was known as the district of Louisiana and in 1805 was made the territory of Loulsiana, The btate of Franklin, which be- came Tennessee tn T7060, Waa almost as little known, The now great city of Memphis was a mere trading post and was not laid out as a village untl! 1820, Pelts were as plentiful in those dags as pennics and much better distributed for purposes Of currency and barter, The ploncers were perhaps as bappy andas.we!l @gntented as la the average citizen now.—Arkanens Gazette. 600 OCOOKING HINTS. Don't cdd lard, molasses or Bugar. to bread if you wish to keep well and be wholesonie. Potatoes baked thoroughly, but not allowed to turn dork, are the best to be used for creamed potatoes, If salad dressing curdles when being milked; -ndd-a—ltvle cold water, stir quickly, and it will become quite smooth, If ten be croufid like coffee or Crush- ed Immediptely before boiling water is }poured npon ft, itewHt-yteld nearly douw- ble the aurougt of its exhilarating qual- ities. If a sliced onion ayd carrot are cook- ed With veal, flavor of the-rather tasteless ment Is much Improved. Veal cutlets rely for their_fiavor_on the tomato sauce that is usually served with then. A delightful flavor is sometimes giv- en to steak by placing it overnight in | a bath of oll and vinegar. Ln the morn- ing it is wiped before the broiling, but enough of the mixture has been ab- sorbed to give it a decided favor. If in making split pea soup a teacup- ful of whipped cream is put fu the turcen just as the soup Is poured over, will be noticeable, This puree sometimes a fiat, even watery taste that Is not et all agreeable, which the whipped cream entirely removes, Real Live Toy Dird. Fir woods are the favorite the gold crested wren, which has the honor of being the smallest of all the Europenn birds. fron wing to wing, outstretebed, Jt mensutes about tive some three and aw half inches high, I is a busy little thing and way often be seen darting In and out among the food. If one wishes to bear its note, one must listen attentively, or, like It- self, its voice is petite and lems but not so pretty as its owner. A Bright Girl. Ata Sunday school in north Wales a little girl of the name of M, A. Priteh- ard, during the year 1901, committed to memory and repeated 2.006 verses from Scripture. She is only twelve years old and bad previously learned by heart the whole book of Proverbs. In Church, She sat on the sliding clighilon, The dear wee woman of four; Her feet in her shiny slippers Hiung dangling over the floor, She meant to be good; she had promised, And so, with her big brown eyes, She stared at the meeting house windows And counted the crawlihg flies. eihe looked far up at the preacher, But she thought of the honeybees DronBig away in the blossoms That whitened the cherry trees. She thought of tlie broken basket, Where, curled up in a dusty heap, Three sleek, sound puppies, with fringy ears, Lay snuggled and fast asleep. Ther a sudden ripple $f laughter “ Ran over the parted lips Bo tuick that she could not catch It With her rosy finger tips. The people whispered, “Bless the child!\ As each ene waked from a nap, But the dear wee woman hid her face Fer shame in her mother’s lap. |PEOPLE OF THE DAY Were as Plentifal a@ | original tame of the state of Tennés- | It will be found that the | the improvement in. flavor of the soup | has | haunts of | inches,.aed tn its feathers it stands} branches Of a fir in search of its insect | Will Carry on Pather’s Work. It-is-nnnouigd thatthe great work egun and established by the late fa mous divine, T. De Witt Talniage, will be carried on by his son, Rev. Dr Prank De Witt Talmage. Young ‘Dr Talmage occupies the pulpit ‘of the Jef REY, DR, FRANK DE WITT TALMAGRE. ferson Park Presbytertan church, Chi |} gaye, Tle was born In - Philadelphia aad is NOW in his thirty-tifth year, Gradu rting from New Yerk university, Prank Talmage. fitted himself for the ministry at Union Theological seminary, As a clergyman and lecturer he has met with marked success In the leading cities of the United Btates, Jimmie Garfield, Jiminie-Gartleld, to whom President Roosevelt has offered the position of civil service commissioner to suecced | Commissioner Rodenberg, Is said to possess many of the characteristlés of his distinguished father, THe public life where his father did, state senate of Oho, : In that body he served two terms and was then a hustling enndidate nomination for representative,: being | defeated by Representative Jacob A Beidicr. Jimmie Garteld has an exten sive law practice tn Cleveland, Le | married a daughter of the late John] Newell, who was for years president of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern railroad. Mrs: Garfield is sald to be| worth $1,006,000 m her own name, In | herited from her father's estate, Jimmie Garfield tives at Lawnfleld, Mentor; the home of the Inte president The-house hasbeen eylarged since the former. president's death. The tthe frame Duilding which was his father’s study adjoins the. residence. All the books and papers of Yhe late president are kept here, and they are In the same position as when he left them to enter the White Llouse. The son’ has been for years a pronounced civil service re former. Paderewsakl Proad of Ita Neck? Paderewsk!, possibly to tuure hinielt | to the rigors of all climes or_possilly | pecause be was brought up a hardy youth In & told country, wears tow cut shirts and walsteoats, Russian furs may protect the artistie chest and hands, but the neck Is left bare in the severest weather. The planist’s rubi- éiind and fair skin resembles that of a } wom: The neck-tlse-s-Hke- Wwom- | an’s. This suggests that perbaps Pad-| crewski wears low cnt garments be | cause he is hens of his neck. } er sp ies ses assesses psa - The King of Spain. The crowning of Alfonso X11 May 17 at the age of sixteen Since he has | been old enongh to observe Alfonse haw} | Witnessed turbulent bappenings ‘under | thd refkency In the land over which he is now ta actually reign. The sititation is Improved at present, king takes up the scepter quietude— that at a tine comparative is, it t | “| | } | | | } | ALFONSO XIII, | aulet for Spain. Alfonso's mettle is not knowh. The stories concerning him are very conflicting. However, it is believ- ed that under the training of his moth- er he bas developed his better parts, and with ber to guide him it is expected that he will get hlong without any great trouble for awhile. As ii boy he bas beeii very fond of outdoor sports, and the experience be bas thus guined will not be a drawback to him th the more serious guine he now takes a 1 hand in. Lord Panncefote to Stmmer Abroad. Dr. Osler, the Baltittiore sfecialist, was Called in consultation recently afd advised that the British embassador, Lord Pauncefote, spend the sulumer at Alx-les-Bains. No date has F¥et been settled upon for Lord Pauncefetu® de- began tp} the} | Enrope for the | on| makes him the king of Spain | and the young | of | | to | elub, June 2 parture for Burope | feating George IF. NU MBE R Ie. a oe The \SPORTING WORLD To Row at Henley. ce, -8.-Titus,-the- American oaraman, who will row at Henley for the Din- mond Sculls, recently rowed a triat mile against the Wateh on the Marlew™ eiver, New York, and, although no-time was given by those-who held the wites “Oh hin, The tiie he Made was sat by witnesses to be hothing-short Of mac yvelous, It was the first time since he began te train that Titus had extended him- aclf for any distaee ote? half a — Every movement he made, as well the time, was extremely es eatenee The course at Ilenley 4s longer that the trial course on the Harlew, being ©, 8. TITUS by actual meastrement a mile and 650 yards, Titus said fie felt as i€ he could have maintained his stroke fot the oxtra distanve, but {t was Unhnect eary, Hle was in the boat with which he won the national amateur chan plonship last year, heavier by feVeral pottids than the ene he will take te with him, Lis new shel te betng- built-hye Vy W. Ruddock of New York and ts 2) feet long, 10% Inches beam wand 5% inches deep. Its welght ta twenty-two pounds, Titus oceupled -Diiself mach. hid winter In choosing the wood from which to ninke his onrsa, They hive been Gulsbed aud suited to his grip. ¥. R. Fortmeyer, secretary of ‘the National Assécjation of Amateur Oare men, Is in receipt of a letter from Mr. Cooper, secretary of the Tlenley Royn! Yegatta, stating that. Titus’ entey would be acted upon at the next mect; Tig, Wid Titus Was Bee Heard by cab that his entry bas been acted upou and accepted. The American seuller will meet. oA formidable -a- lot of rowing nien as ever gathered on a stretch of wate, Canada sends as her representative L,. F. Scholes of the Don Rowing clul) of Toronta, while the Freneh vhin- pion, L. X. FL Prevel, will be kent by the Club Nautique de Nice, Other tries «re Fox of the Coldstream guards, Who-tnet year defeated Black staff. The latter onrtmiaih is enteret Qguin. He ie the man who rowed such a grand race agalust young Ten Eyck in the fnala, when the American weir George Ashe of the London Rowiha club, A. H. Clovette: of the Thamer Boat club, W. Dickman, who baila from the Solent, and A, G. Evervtt, a huge, long backed fellow from Th samé tocality: J.J. Blouske and a dark | horse from Australian complete the Iivt | for the classic rowing event of Bue land, Polo Daten. The National Polo association hae announced the following dates tur tit coming weason: iakeweood (N. J) Polo club, April-2% to May 10; Counfry club of Westches ter, Newport, RR. LL, May 15 to 81s Devo (Pa.) Polo club, June 2 to June 7: Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Polo club, June ¢ 21; Country club of Phitadetyrtrit Jine 23 to 28; Rumson (N. Jo Vole club, June 30 to July 3; Rockaway (N Y.) Polo clob, July 4.to July, 13; Great Neck (N; ¥ Polo club, July, 21 te 261 Karatogn (N. Y.) Polo club champicii- ship end junior chawpionship, July 23 to Aug. 9: Point Judith (R. Ty Pols hil, Aug. 10 to 20; Westchester (N, Y.) | Polo club. Aug.21_ to..30; Myopia (Mass.) Polo club, Sept. 1 to 6; Ded ham (Mass Polo club, Sept. 8 te It Staten Island (N. Y.>+ Polo club, Sept: 145 to 20; Onwentsla (Chicago) Polé 23 to 28, and St. Louis Osu try club, Sept. 29 to Oct. 4, eee @ Schaefer and Vigusuk. Jacob Schaefer recently cabled hid wife that he bad been matebed to play Maurice Vignaux, the Freneh +illiard expert, In May in New York for the ehuiopionship-of the world. After de Stosson and others in a tournament for the world’s thahi- pionship list Decetnber Schaefer sailed for Paris, where he has since been giv: {ig exbibitions. Vignaux ebullenged him, but desired the matth played in Paris. This was not feceptable to Schaefer, who os champion bas the right to tame the place. The exact date on which the match will be played is yet to be decided. , elle uPlugder Bill's” Cycling. “Pluggér Bill” Martin is now in New Zealand and doing’ great work, ‘The Canterbury Tlines, Néew Zealand, says of bim: “Kven when slightty betew tit ~ trie form the. veteran 18 ole of the hardest men to beat who ever rode ol a New Zealand track. He tides wit! remarkable dash, and, nssisted by per fect judgment and exceptional grit. be conics with a.rush at the tinisl that is slmmply marvelous, It is this wonder ful determination that tmikes hin sd- popular.” Murtitl, bowever, seent® (0 bave left ‘the “Pluggel” ct ,of hid hnine xt home when he went te the autipodes e *

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