Montana Sunlight (Whitehall, Mont.) 1902-1911, September 12, 1902, Image 2

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_ « Ti MONTANA SUNLIGHT. PUBL IsHED WEEKLY BY Ww. L. Rickard & Co. SURSCRI PTION PRIOR. One Year (invariably in advance). -» $2 00 Six Months...... 10 Three Months ...... 50 Single Dapres.. ADVERTISING RATES. Display— “One Dollar per inch per month. Locals—Ten Cents per line first Insertion; five cents per line each subsequent insertion. NOTICE All communications intended for publica- tion Jn this paper must bear the signature. of the author; otherwise they will find their way to the waste basket. Entered at the Postoffice at Whitehall, Mont., as Second-class Matter. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 12, 702. ; Economy. It is probable that there is no The Weaver. Reside the loom of life I stand And watch the busy shuttle go; The thfeads I bold within my hand Make up the filling; strand on strand— They slip my fingers through, and 30 This wed of mine fills out apace, While I stand ever in my place, One time the woof is smooth and fine And colored with a sunuy dye, Again threads so roughly twine And weave so darkly line on line My beart misgives me. Then would F Fain lose this web—begin anew— But that, alas! I cannot do. « Some day the web will all be done, The shuttle quiet In its place, From out my bold the threads be ran; And friends at setting of the sun WIL come to look upon my face, And say: “Mistakes she made not few Yet wove perchance the best she knew.” ~The Independent. —— Confidence, The lack of confidence in self is one of the most detrimental char- acteristics, as well as the most common among the American middle class of people. Many place in- the world where there is greater wastefulness than on the farm. The proprietor of a man- ufacturing plant uses the utmost care to see that everything around his institution is carefully pre- served; that the buildings are kept painted; that every picce of machinery is kept in perfect re- pair; every piece of waste material is saved and disposed of where it will bring the best price. The same policy is followed by the merchantand nearly every class except the farmer, In the fall when. he unhitches from a plough, instead of giving it a coat of grease to protect the polished parts and paint to protect the other iron or wood work, in many cases it is left in the field or are very confident in certain ways, yet when it comes to putting themselves forward and becoming a leader among their associates, they feel that they are out of place, or may be considered bold, conceited, ete. There was never &@ man or wo- man born who ever had a success- ful. life, “‘made their mark in the world,” or were well known and well thought of, without they put themselvys forward, and took the lead,” rather than to follow others. It is true that such as have done so were especially adapted by natiire to do so, byt many have cultivated this faculty greatly to their benefit, and you can-do so with little inconvenience to your- self, and greatly to your benefit some corner. until it is covered}; in «a social and financial - way. with rus, and often until the next|Noteat once, but by cultivating time he ‘wishes to use it. same careless method is applied to This | certain habits and practices. Never allow yourself to First the mower, the harvester and| foe} that you cannot accomplish the corn planter. These machines, more delicate than thosé used in| por what another bas done. Remem- that the most complicated the manufacturing plants, ere left} machine is very simple when once to rust until they become useless. Then when they are needed again you understand it. The most difficult problem can the owner finds that he must in-|p. solved in time, and when once vest in new ones in order to do} golyed is very simple. his work. Thousands and thou- sands of dollars are wasted yearly | on the farm that must come out of the pockets of the farmer. This shiftless policy not only ap- Ninty-nine per plies to the machinery, but to the! buildings as well. A-leak in the roof is neglected until it has let water in and destroyed the wood- work. Barn doors creak witha rusted hinge, and it is let go until the door comes off and becomes broken. “Fences get out of repair and are allowed to go until it js too late to repair them. The hovse is left unpainted until the boards become so rotted that they are past repair. the entire list, and the heavy hand | of povérty bears heavier each | year upon this careless farmer, | until at last he fails and the di-} Japidated farm passes into the hands of someone else for half what it should be worth. We are ata loss to account for this carelessness on the part of so many farmers. Whether they try to do so much that they are too weary all the time to attend to these minor matters, orwhether they have neyer been taught torea- lize the leaks thatkeepthem down, it may be that both causes con- tribute to it. Whatever it is, it is time that is was stopped. ~ If the farmer cannot farm as much as he does at present and still So it goes through | Remember, that you can have good success the majority of times if you persistently. stick to a thing and be determined to succeed. cent of the fail- uresin-all lines are brought about by one’s becoming discouraged just before they are about to succeed. Therefore, say to yourself when you havea doubt, I can ac- complish this if I will apply my- self. Cultivate the habit of think- ing that you are able to do what any man has done, providing there is some object in it. Put yourself forward. Do not hesitate to ask favors; othe ots are asking you to do favors con- tinually, and- whenever you can, you should not refuse. Cultivate the habit of looking into the eyes of the one you are talking with; not with~a vacant stare, but pleas- antly and sympathetically. Consider yourself the equal of all those you come in contact with. Of course. one may have more mechanical or literary ability than you, but you mayhave better mathemaitcal ability than he, and be his superior in other ways. In plain words cultivate pride and self-esteem, but. say or do nothing to cause just criticism in regard to it. Always take every opportunity to speak and have time to care for what he has, it is time to cut down the size of the farm. have never been taught the value of economy it is high time to be- gin the lessons. We havg no sympathy with a man who com- plains of poverty when his yard is filled with rusty machinery | Checkerboard creek, about three |miles from the ranch of the Har- He had killed him- There was evi- dence that he lived some time after thé uecident, but he was unable to seeure assistance and died while and his fences tumble down: . He eould at least care for what he has. The profits on the farm are not like ‘those of a gold mime. It is not a speculation. If a farmer gets rich it will be from the steady profits resulting from good man- agement. Wm. Bartholin, wanted in’ Chi- eago.for the murder of his mother and fidincee, committed suicide in a field near Lowther, Howard eounty, Ia. The body was found bya well digger last Friday night. Bartholin had shot himself in the head with a revolver. Upon his body was found a written confe- sion of the’ murder of the two women. from suspicion. There The paper was dated ~ Aug. 81, and he says: ‘I had no _ assistance of any kind from any, one. I ask to clear everybody is no second party and I am the last.”’ + ert cri nt } _ Itis one thing to flatter and an- beknown; if called upon to lecture or talk, say something, and go where you will have an oppor- If the. farmer boys tunity to talk. -——o—_—_— eo Last Friday Rey. Leslie E. Ar mitage,of Whité Sulphur Springs, was found dead with a gaping shot- gun wound in his abdomen, on ris Brothers. self accidentally. trying to stanch the flow) o for an outing and hunting trip. He visited the ranch of the Har ed. started out hunting alone. lay. At the dead man’s side was versity at Helena. in New York city. mane y blood. - Mr. Armitage had GONE! Helled to attend court. rises, with whom he was acquaint- He went to a wood camp with the Harris boys and from: there The shotgun, with both barrels dis- charged, was lying across a log thirty feet from where the body handkerchief saturated with blood, with which he had tried to stanch the flow of blood from the wound. Mr. Armitage was one of the pro- fessors in the Montana State Uni- Coal has advanced to $10 a .ten Our Exchange Table. _ [Alder Gulch Times, Sept. 6.] Henry’ 8. Gilbert this week leased the Sunnyside mine, on Meadow creck, to Mike Gleason. The Sunnyside has been worked by several parties of leasers, and by each with profit. As the ort body looks as good as ever, and but little work-is required to put the mine in good shape, it is ex- pected that the present lease will prove equally advantageous. [Pony Sentinel, Sept. 5.] Tom Davidson was hurt last week inthe Garnet mine. Hewas rustling stulls in the upper stopes and slipped, striking on his ribs,break- ing two, badly wrenching a should- er, and falling about 25 feet. He is recovering rapidly and is able to be out. W. R. MacFadden has resigned as manager of the baseball team and W. H. G+ Trevor has been elected in his place. E. S. Adkins and J. R. Hunter left on Thursday for a look at the Milk river country in Choteau and Teton counties with a yiew to looking up a new range for the cattle controlled by them. They expect to be gone about a week and. if successful in their quest will ship all their range stock there. The Furguson place will be. used as a home ranch wliere the choice blooded stock will be kept and the young stock will be shipped every fall. [Madisonidn, Sept 4.] Frank «and Will Metzel of the Ruby valley morning for northwest Canada. Before returning’ home they will probably purchase several thou- sand acres of grazing and farming land. Jt is reported that the Gold Hill mine near Parrot, belonging to Hugh Wilson and Tom Hinds of Butte and Alex McKay of Whitehall, is about to be sold to F. A. Heinze of Butte. The con- sideration is said to be $40,000. This mine was purchased about two years ago by Messrs. Wilson, Hinds & McKay. They at once began developing it and it has been a steady producer. [Avant Courter, Sept. 5.) - At the experiment station. of the college a high grade quality of butter has been made and dis- posed of in the Bozeman market, and within a short time the busi- ness of manufacturing butter and cheese quite extensively will be entered. into, the work to be done by the students of the college under thoroughly practical in- struction: ~ The dairy will have a capacity of about 1,000 gallons of milk every day,—and the-work will all be done by the students of the agricultural course. The cost of the building will be $2,500, the amount appropriated by the last legislature. [Monitor, Sept. 5.] A warrant was issued from Judge Newell’s court yesterday charging a former. employe of the Willow stables with petit larceny. He teft in the morning, taking a sweater belonging to J. QO. Irwin and also a small sum of money. He was arrested at Whitehall by J. R. Sta who happened to~be on the s#ne train and who was notified by t#lephone. He. was. brought back¥ by. the .}officer and will have his hearing this afternoon. Mr. Irwin who “|returned from Butte this’ morning informs us that he also stole a pair. of valuable cuff buttons and that he bought a bill of goods of one of our merchants and had it charged to him. He also had his meals charged after receiving money to pay'for the same. This afternoon the man gave-his name as Thos. Hogan and #tter plead- ing guilty was giver in charge of a deputy, Mr. Stark being com- The prisoner took advantage of this and made a trip to the State Or- phans’ Home where he was found shortly after being missed. He said that while in Twin Bridges he had heard of Supt. Mountjoy’s kind treatment to little tots and feeling much like an‘orphan him- self he thought that it would be a of that kind-hearted gentleman. There is no mistake about Mr. prince of entertainers. a sort of lightning rod. left Wednesday) profitable to make theacquaintance Mountjoy’s hospitality, but after spending ninety days as the guest of Chas: Hill he will find him _ Many a man‘ uses his religion as Republicain State Seven tical? The Republican state conven: tion will be held in Great Falls on the 27th of this month. The repre- sentation is based upon the vote cast for the Republican candidate for congress in 1900—one delegate being allowed for every 55 votes. Below we give the reprecentation by counties ; Beaverhead . 14 Broadwater . 5 Carbon ......... 15 Cascade... 35 Choteau.............. 19 Custer a..3, 10 Dawson... 9 Deer Lodge 18 Fergus: 22 Flathead 19 Gallatin. 21 Granite 7 Jefferson. 9 Lewis and Clark 36 Madison 19 Meagher 7 Missoula 25 Park 15 Powell ; 10 Ravalli.. x 15 Rosebud .. 7 Silver Bow 60 Sweet Grass 8 Teton 10 Valley ° 6 Yellowstone 13 Total 434 a ERASED Picked Up Death’s Card. A curious example.of the pow- er of suggestion over a supersti- tious mind has just been told me by a man whose name is too well known to be mentioned. He tells the story as his reason for refus- ing to play cards’these days: ‘Several yéars ago,”’ says he, “I was a member of a house party at a clubhouse in the mountains of Pennsylvania. One evening a man who made his home at the clubhouse suggested a game of poker. We made it a five handed game, the ideal number for a pok- er game,I think, and we adjourned to the man’s room to play. Besides the man who suggested the game the party was made up of his wife, who sat at his left; a lady from Washington, who sat at his right, the other man and myself. The man—I‘il call. him B.—was a jovial fellow, with not an ounce of superstition in his makeup, so far as I knew. We played for an hour or so, and the deal came around to the Washington woman. She shuffled woman I ever saw, but as she gave the cards a flip the four of spades flew out of. the pack and fell to the floor at the feet of the man to her left. He -picked it up for her and she said, laughingly: **You onghtn’t to have picked that card up. “It’s the death card. It fell in your room at your feet, and-you picked up bad luck when you touched it.’ ““B. laughed, but -from that minute he began to loose. I was surprised to see how badly he took his ill luck, for we were playing penny-ante, five cent limit, and he could lose but a few cents, no matter what cards he held. The Washington woman bantered him a great deal about the unlucky death card, until he attially grew peevish. Later in the game, after the cards had gone around several times, it came to him, and again the four of spades fell at his feet as he shuffled the pack. “Worse and worse,’ the Washington woman. laughed The death card’s yours for keeps now.” “B. didn’t speak, drew one card and bet all the chips he had, He won the pot on a straight, and the four of clubs was init. I never knew whether ‘it was the one card he had drawn that time or not, for he got up from the table and play any more. We joked jhim about his ‘cold feet,’ and about quitting as soon as he got his stack back, but he didn’t take it in good part. He left us feeling uncomfortable. Just at daylight his wife aroused the house with her frantic screams. B. was found dead in bed, and I firmly believe he died of fright. The doctor said heart disease, but I’m conviriced that the worry over that foolish four of spades brought on the attaek of heart failure. 1 always deny being superstitious, but perhaps I am, for since that minute Ive never been able to bring myself to touch. cards again.” Pe “That reminds me ‘of a singu- lar death which occurred in an Ohio .town,’’ said a man. who had ‘}istened - to. the death-card story, as prettly as any} own, had dilated the enntity of a halfecrazed woman who blamed him for the death of her husband. Shethreatened again and again to kill him, and once tried to shoot him in his office. The doctor kept the matter hushed up,natura- lly, but it worried his wife des- perately.. The’ half demented woman declared that if she couldn’t. kill the doctor with a weapon she could do it by prayers. One night the doctor was aroused from sleep by the ‘ringing of the telephone bell. The telephone was on a landing half way up the stairs. The doctor got up to answer the call. “Tf it’s that crazy woman don’t talk to her,’ his wife called after him. She heard him say ‘Hello,’ and then ‘Yes,’ and than he asked; ‘Who is this?? It was evidently the mad woman who had called him up, for ns wife heard him say, ‘I can’t talk to you now.’ Then she heard him hang up the receiver. The next instant there was the noise of a horrrble fall and when his wife ran down she found her husband lying at the foot of the stairs. He had only fallen a few feet, but his neck was broken and it has never been possible to dissuade his wife from her conviction that this half-mad enemy brought him to his death.’’ Montana,Mention. Sixteen “divoree cases are re- ported on the docket for the Sep- tember term of court in Yellow- stone county. Broadwater county will issue $40,000 of 4 per cent. bonds, and asks the state to waive its option to purchase the bonds at par. Co]. W. 3S. Brackett committed suicide Saturday in Peoria, Ih, Col. Brackett, until recently con- ducted a stock ranch near Fridley. A prairie fire which started near Havre burned over 1000 acres of good range, and swept on fo the eastward on the south side of Milk river. The 2-year-old son of H. Larson, near Big Timber, was severely burned by his clothing taking fire from matéhes with which he was playing. Gowan Muir, a six-year-old boy, whose parents live about 10 miles from Great Falls, fractured his skull by falling froni a large irrigating water wheel last Fri- day. \ The people of the state of Mon- tana have contributed $2,341.71 the late President Mé¢Kinley at Canton, Ohio. Montana was culled upon for only $1,000. Sparks from a loemotive on the Gt. Northern set fire to the ranch property of O. G. Doughton at Yantic, destroying the residence and burning the hay fields and causing a $2,000-loss. A car in a train load of cattle, east bound, near Laurel, caught fire on the 4th and; failing to sub- due the flames, trainmen were ‘forced to open the car and allow James Martin, who with Chas. Lenox killed J. R. Williams at Silver Bow Junction, and was con- victed of murder in the first de- gree, was sentenced, by judge Me- Clernan, to be hanged -on Oct- ober 29. : A Columbia, Wash., man who was in Alder gulch in 1864 is cred- ited with saying that Plummer, the notorious bandit of this part of Montana, buried more than a million dollars of gold within four miles of Junction, by pouring it into the seam of a rock. News Nuggets. In the broncho-busting con- ‘test at Denver, last week, Henry Brannan of Sheridan Wyo., won the Post’s silver. belt ard a purse of $150. Brig. Gen. Wm. Forwood, sur- geon general of the army, retired under the ‘age limit last Saturday, and is succeeded by Brig. Gen. Robert M. O'Reilly. The bodies of Mr.and Mrs. han, L. Fair, who were “killed in an automobile accident in “France, on the steamer St. Louis. _ It required 7.201 ballots to break the deadlock in the dem- ocratie congressional convention of -the 19th. Texas district last week. O. W. Gillespie was nom-. inated... +4 A aiiiitag Port- land oe “There was a physician in the one who, a no fault of his oa for the erection of a monument to!. the cattle to escape on the range. arrived at New York last Sunday | lished at New Village, N. A cost of which is $1,500,000 “President J. J Hill says his Northern system has cars enough to move all of the immense wheat crop of the Northwest in five,trips. The wheat crop of the country tributary to his roads amounts to about 95,000,000 bushels. Levi Ashenfalter whose name was a terror to the Indians on the Wyoming frontier in the early days of warfare, died near Covina, | ™ the 6th from injuries sus- tained Tuesday through the ac- Cal., cidental discharge of a shotgun. Secretary Wilson of the United Mine Workers says that the strike has, during the seventeen weeks Jost the workmen _in and estimates the total cost of the strike at about $100,- it has lasted, approximately wages, $17,493,000 000,000, R. E. Southwick, a tourist from Hart, Michigan, who was making a trip througli the National park, in the timber near. the Yellowstone hotel and began petting it, and was attacked by its mother and would have been killed had not his wife given the bear sucha beating with as to drive discovered ‘a grizzly”..cub her off. The Inevitable Law. ‘Tis a truth as old as the soul of things— Whatever ye sow, ye reap. ‘Tis the cosmic law that forever springs From the unimagined deep, ‘Tis shown in the manifold sorrowings Of the race; in remorve with its secret stings, That he who grief to his brother brings In his turn some day shall weep. _A unique method was adopted by the members of a colored church, in South Georgia the other day to They had a ginger- raise funds. cake-eating contest,the cakes being 18 inches long, and the person eat- ing his cake in the shortest time was declared the winner. in a good sum. Alarm That Worked. First Office Boy—What's Jobany hur- ryin’ fer? Looks like he beard a fire alarm. Second Office Boy—He did. De boss said if be wasn’t back from dat er- rand in ten minutes he’d lose his job!— Cincinnati Commercial Tribune. hadhatiannbenipechintageeabidie She Speke Too Early. yented by Edison has been estab- and At 11:00 a. mi. and 8:00 p. m.,3 Toor Kang met at m. Prayer every Thursday cvening. # Island—Pourth Sunday. Preach- fug at $:00.p, ma. Waterloo—Second and fourth Sunday. Preaching at 11:00. m. and 8:00 p. m., second Sunday; and 11:00 a.m. on the fourth. Pleasant Valley—Pirst and third Sunday. ‘Preaching at 3:00 p.m. e CHRISTIAX—B. L, KLINE, PASTOR. Whitehall—second and fourth Sunday in the month. , Preaching gt 11:00 a.m. and 8,00 p.m Biblio school, 10:00 a. m:; Migston Band, 3:00 p. m.; Y. P. 8G. E., 7:15. p. m. Waterloo—First Sunday. Preaching at 11:00 &. m, and 8:00 p,m. een etn and fourth Sun- whoece \Boulder Third Ba near Peechns Summit Valley—Third pene Preaching at8:00 pra. (Successor to Negley & Rutland) Druggist 3 Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silverware. Paints.and Wall Paper. Mail Orders PromptlyFilled. Wuirenat, - - Montana. EFFERSON HOUSE Wes. McCall, Prop. >» An ad- mission fee was charged, resulting Meals 35 Cents, Lodgings 50 Cents. ~ This house is newly opened, and no effort is spared to make its guests comfortable and weleome. ~ Room and Board. by Day | | Accommodations for Transients. ' or Week. Lady (with awfully painted cheeks)— | My portrait is very good, but don't you think that the a—cheeks—are a trifle | pale? Artist—Yes, they are not done I leave that to the last.—Flieg Blatter. An Interesting Book. “T’'ve bad great pleasure today in re | 26 Rooms, ¢ large, bright and newly fitted Sup. cod “ | SPECIAL RATES to patrons by week or month. viewing a book that Is entirely new to | y F. H. Negley, me,” said the literary editor. a “What's that,” inquired the enake:| | . ’ ; editor, “a bankbook?’ — Philadelphia | WHITEHALL, MONT. —SSEEEE = . ~ k es = is LF SSF FFF FSF SSS FF FSF FF TFS « R. W. NOBLE, J, HW. WYETH, ” i. B. WYETT, v C7) Pres. and Manager. 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