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011 %Alt . ..ktetiwoo 1 be Citt3e 4.4 Creek and was raised in this I valley. He has always 1;.een a loyal, true democrat, and has nev- The schoolhouse at Old Plac er ciE0. T. WILSON, Publisher er failed to work for the ticket. He burned down the other night. has never held an office and he am glad of it. There are several ADDRESS \THE CITIZENS\ certainly has as much claim on others that should be burned. The most wide awake, up-to-date paper in your patronage as any one in Monday was a big day here. Broadwater County. Broadwater county. If the demo- The republicans had their con- crats name him next Saturday, vention, and the democratic candi- Jim will give them no reasons to dates all came around and \sat 'em THE GAME OF POLITICAL regret it. up.\ Shame on 'em. Died—Last Saturday, at the STATE'S ATTORNEY, courthouse, the Berg -Mathew s combine of the republican party in John Mathews. this county. They entered the The present encumbent of the ring gamely, but at the expiration office is a candidate for a second of the first round they had kicked term. Mr. Mathews is a brilliant the bucket and yanked up the young lawyer and has proven ghost. Too bad; pity: \dim a himself thoroughly competent in loss! his official capacity. The expense Stella Thompson of Deep Creek of the ffice has been descreased was here Monday and Tuesday. several hundred per cent and at Commissioners in session Tues- the same time he has let but few day. escape conviction. Mr. Mathews Prof. McKenna returned from is conservative and does not rush a nextended trip through -the east heedlessly into cases that would and resumed his duties as princi- incur an expense on the taxpayers, pal of the public school Wednes- but has so far went to his duty day. fearlessly. It has been said that The public school began here John Mathews was a republican on Tuesday with Mrs. Henry, Miss Lillian Doggett and Miss and came over to Townsend just to get office. It happens that I Maude Canovan at the wheel. know that John Mathews was a Prof. McKenna was a day tardy. democrat all along. He was a Prof. 'Midcap, who has held democrat and an active one over down the Winston school for the in Helena and the records in a Imst four years, is now principal _ of the public schools at Kendall, certain ward back me up in say ing it. We regret to give up such teach - E. H. Goodman. ers. Maude and Ella Pennell came Mr. Goodman is also a candi- over from Radersburg Monday date for the office of state's at - and remained for the ball. Ed. Goodman is known torney. all over the county. He is a law- Maude and Winifred Duff came over from Radersburg Sunday and yer of marked ability and is an 'rat B ROADWATER COUNTY CITIZEN. LOCALS. FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 1904. TIT -TAT -TOE. Of recent years, since the civil war, a form of graft has sprung up under the party system in America which has made the traf- ficing in public offices mere tit - tat-toe. The entrance of the cor- poration into American politics has been followed by grafting not only in offices but in laws. The corporation that desires special privileges contributes cash to the central committees of the two dominant parties, and if party managers are honest, according to the rules of the game of politics, those contributions are the pur- chase prices of desired privileges. If a corporation running a rail- road wishes to maintain high rates it is no longer necessary to buy members of the legislature— at least, not in a well -regulated state. But it is necessary to buy the party organization that con- trols the legislature; and this is done before the legislature is elected. The deed is recorded on the books of the state central com- mittee, and if a member or group of members appears with a bill in the interests of the shippers, the chairman of the state committee makes it his business to see that the \organization\ is against the bill. Similarly, in the lower walks of politics, the county central com- mittee protects the saloonkeeper, and, similarly, in the higher walks the national central committee fries the fat out of great manufac- turing corporations and protects them when tariffs are made; bank- ing corporations are protected in the framing of currency laws, and shipbuilding corporations are promised laws to their liking. I like those boys who are out Through the party system, as for the democratic nomination for it has been organized for twenty - s five years in America, apparentlyheriff,and either of them would a generat , system of grafting has make a thundering good sheriff, arisen. invnlving - But I can foresee something &vv.- — not only the of tices but the laws ot the country, ful in the road. They are getting up against the real thing. The and through this grafting system has arisen a group of persons hay- man who enters the race with Jim - ing the power but not the respect- NIunden will have to go some and ability of the barons whom the then when he gets his breath he English-speaking people over - will have to go some more. threw several hundred years ago As it is, the average legislator considers the source of the rev- enue which elected him before he As it happens there is but one considers the opinions of the peo- man. Pete Meloy, out for treas- ple who cast the votes at the elec- urer , and but one, Fred Bubser, tion. There is just one way t o out for clerk of the court. In all overthrow the barons and that is Inobability the republicans will endorse Fred. I'll speak to \de to purify the party system. For the party system may not be dis_ ole boss\ about it. I have a real carded. It is as much a part of Pull with him. At any rate, when the government of the United Mr. Bubser is taken as an officer States as the constitution. his record is first class. As a man Fred is 0. K., and for months the best specialists in the world have SHERIFF. been trying to save Fred's boy, and it places Fred on a surething We have four men out for the ticket. He deserves it anyway. nomination for sheriff. It is different with Meloy. But Fick McCormick. few men want the job of chasing Mr. McCormick has been idea- Cronk this fall and the democrats tified with this county for the past have made no mistake in selecting t ‘venty years or more and during their man. Pete Meloy has been all this time he has proven him. identified with this county for self to be one of our best citizens. years. He is interested in busi- As a business man his record ness in Townsend and for the last stands absolutely clean. He has few years has turned his attention been a prominent figure develop- to ranching and has proven him- ing Broadwater county and has self to be a first class rancher. He never had an office. Mr. NIcCor_ is that sort of a man that can han- mick is known all over the county (lie the most complicated set of and we believe that if the demo_ books and also he can follow the crats see fit to elect him that h e plow and pitch hay as well as any would faithfully execute his of- one. Ir is up against the strong- ficial duty. est man of the opposition and the editor of this paper pronounces the Meloy-Cronk scrap the pretti- est thing to be pill' ed off this fall, honest, industrious and conserva- tive man. Sober and upright in all dealings, the democrats couk not make any mistake if they name him on next Saturday Mathews and Goodman are both good men and the people must decide between them in the pri- mary. A nomination in this in- stance means an election, and either of the men would do credit to the party. PROPHECY. MELOY AND BUBSER. Chas. B. Doggett. The present encumbent of the assessor's office is also a candi- date for sheriff. The Doggetts were among the first white chil- dren born in Montana. Dtiring Mr. Doggett's present terin things have come up that would try a man, and it is only fair to sav that he has proven himself worth v of any trust that the people might see fit to place with him. Jim Moore. Mr. Moore is another candidate for sheriff. Jim was one of the men who went to the front and fought and spent his money to get Broadwater county, lie has al- ways been in sympathy with ev- ery movement that would advance the county and is one of our best citizens. If Jim Moore is nomi- nated the democrats can wei6take pride in their candidates. Jim Perkins. Mr. Perkins, a substantial rancher and miner, lives down on Wines' primary plan is 0. K. Of course the Star and Forum atul Messenger will not say so until he sees if it wins. Anything that is on top looks good to the Star. The people who do not run for an 4 )ffice this fall can blame no on4!! but themselves. The people in Br mdwater court- ty pay too much taxes. The hardest thing ever swat - lowed in Montana is Parker. Our best men should go to the legislature. We need legislatio! - 1 and we need it right now. John O'Conner, who sold pills over in Helena until two years ago, would like to take the cor - tract of making laws for us. Pa- triotic, isn't he? returned Tuesday. While here they were the guests of Hattie Thursday evening—J. V. Max - McCormick. well am! John O'Conner will Fred Averill and Miss Hattie speak at Nelson's blacksmith shop McCormick spent Sunday at the at lower end of Main street. Daugherty home on Crow Creek. Sept. 8, 1904—Jim Moore, Fick Mr. Kelly of Missoula stepped McCormick, Chas. B. Doggett and off the train Saturday just in time lint Perkins will speak at Toston to be thunderstruck with a batch from the veranda of the Ross ho- of rice. Miss Lillian Doggett was tel. Moore will discuss the sub - also run over by the same storm. ject of woman suffrage. Doggett Mrs. Geo. Faltermeyer, Miss Cecil ‘vill take up the question of for - Doggett, Miss Eva Harrington eign - missions. Perkins will treat and the editor of this paper were on the \Rise id Fall of the Ro- near by but did not approve of . the man Empire,\ while M cCormick rice throwing, at all, at all, will dwell on Race Suicide.\ stun begInninu next Monday. Prof. Drake will teach at Win - SCHOOLS. foot t d of ( Bubser )1 : i a i viii speak at the E. H. Good! 1, Pete Meloy and ma i ! _ s _y, Sept. 9, i 4—John Mathews, Miss Swinger. one of Iowa's .y at to :30 p. m. beautiful school ma ams, I t : ir 141146.1114' ;' 1\ ' e B 1° Ib ' ! l e sNa4 r 11 , bj !„ c 7 t : again. Miss Benham teaches at Canton ject, - Resolve w .A' in- t i ' l‘ t i-ajalisa ife of . 717 a teach at Johnson. he Eye than That Art is More Miss Christie will teach again Attractive to : \ tklicqItee — - p . Creek. 15 \\. kids at Crow Creek. Miss Mamie McRae is teaching at Toston. Miss McRae is to be congratulated on commanding the Lest salary of any lady teacher in the county outside of Townsend. School will open next Monday morning at Radersburg. .‘vater has no son more worthy an THE S. F. M. O. P. B. ititl it is evident he \vill have a 4fiee than Mike. The miners and the ranchers should stand by him, kdlowing in Townseld. I ,c . o . ' p rie l l esII Society tisin t ! s o s r ..i s t Minding the e ( 0 11( t ii l e s e t r to one-half its original size. :\ ' In this issue my paper is cut n supposed to have come into ex - and greatest in the world. It is ads are dropped out, except one ti fl. istenee with Eve, and has in - the man this county has been woman is said to have never be - on. Its only initiation fee is the rime paper ill not stop. I am expense of being born. Only one creased as rapidly as the popula- ‘‘ have pitched my tent and gone in- longed '..o it, and she was deaf, lookin g for and I ant here and to camp. dumb, blind and paralyzed. SHOCKED. Two members constitute a quo- rum, and meetings are held every _ minute of the daily twenty-four have just been up to the \Long Distance\ and am all in tears. I have been talking to a Billings man and he states that t he r epublicans are having their Pow -wow in a 'sheep corral or rather a wool house. just think , )f those old belled wethers and their followers from all over the .tate getting mixed up together in that sheep pen. It wras awful. I thought of how nice \de ole man\ and the boys looked when they stepped aboard No. 4 yester- day afternoon. Then I though, of the humiliation and I staggered to a sofa and cried and cried. I knew that when the old widow over in Townsend heard of the disgrace of the ole man and his sons that it would rip open the few remaining stitches of her heart and that she would be wail- iiig. and gnashing her teeth. Yet we will try and keep it a secret. ASSESSOR. W. G. Boone. The first man to announce for assessor was Mr. Boone, who re- sides on his ranch up the valley. Mr. Boone came to the valley' years ago and has since been iden- tified with the interests of Broad- - water county. He is a straight- forward citizen and we believe he would make a straightforward as- sessor if the democrats nominate Bish Williams. Mr. Williams of Radersburg is out for assessor and is one of the most worthy young men in the county. He is upright and cons mands the good will of all who know him. From the geography of the campaign it would seem that he should receive a good sup- port in every precinct in the County. Dan McRae. Mr. McRae is also a candidate for assessor and is perhaps as widely known in Broadwater county as any man. Mr. McRae is the leading contractor and builder in the county and enjoys the unlimited confidence of all who know him and it is the opin- ion of this paper that he is going to figure in the primary next Sat- urday and if the democrats name him they will have made no mis- take. Pete Riley. Mr. Riley is a prominent ranch- er down the valley and has been here for )ears. He is an up-to- date, progressive citizen and has a host of friends who would be pleased to see him get the place. lie is worthy of the trust. Mike Cavanaugh. Mr. Cavanaugh is an old timer here and is engaged in mining up the Indian Creek canyon. Broad- tore Friday nigh:, at Hassell—Ka- nouse. subject, \Municipal Own- ership ;\ Johnson, subject, \The Crowning of Saul ;\ Cavanaugh, subject, \Heresy . ;\ Frank X. Do- lenty, subject, \Honesty Purity of Life and the Moral Law ;\ Boone, subject, \Bering Sea Treaty ;\ Riley, subject, \The Boundless Sea:\ Wines, subject, \Primary Elections ;\ Williams, subject, \Power of the Ballot.\ CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCE- MENTS. DOGGETT AND MOO.RE It happened that Moore can- vassed Radersburg on Sunday; on Monday he was followed by Dog- gett. The following dialogue speaks for itself. Doggett offered a little 4 -year -old girl some candy . , saying: \Did the candidate here yester- day you candy? Little Girl: \Yes and a nickel, too.\ Doggett \Here is a dime, lit- tle girl. Now I am going to kiss you. Did the other candidate kiss you Girl : \Yes and he kissed Ma, too.\ Ole Man McMahan is running a close race. Isn't there lots of jokes on earth? Mr. Pruett does not believe in campaigning. I wonder if he can see a joke? Roosevelt is a man among ten thousand. Democrats all over Montana would vote for Roosevelt if it were not for haying to put up the bluff to elect state and county tickets. Roosevelt will carry Montana. I woncter when Smoothy Spriggs will open up his machine here in Townsend? If the republicans nominate -Miss Pennell of Radersburs for county superintendent, Miss Har- rington will have the chase of her life. All the worll despises a quitter. hours, there being no recess or vacation season. The principal objects of the so- ciety are: 1. To rti,,i reputations. 2. For members to tell other members more Of their affairs than !hey know themselves. The dis- coveries of the society in this di- rection exceed any other line of research. 3. To promote ill temper, gen- eral discomfort, murder and di- vorce, and rob death of its ter- rors. 4. To prove to you that, no matter how you do a thing, you don't do it right ; and that, if you did it right, you'd be doing it wrong. 5. That, generally speaking, you are an AI idiot, have no idea of what is good for you, are fright- fully ignorant of your own affairs, and sadly in need of some of your Adviser's Wisdom. The mottoes of the Society are \I Ain!\ and \Butt In!\ Old members state that since the discovery of yellow journal- ism and the modern reporter the burdens of membership have vast- ly increased, but so have its pleas- ures, and it never has been in a more flourishing condition. The merry-go-raund has been doing a nice business for the past week. .1 woman graduate of Cornell is running a Texas sawmill. Broadwater county is 0. K. Of course the county hasn't quite what t ought to have in the way of a county seat, but it max? im- prove. There is room. • • • It t -- a ..... •-• whn hnq boon stopping iL Townsend a few weeks, went over to Helena Tuesday. The Bedford school question comes mo akrAin._ ONVIISenn - may do The square thing but she has no intention of doing so. We will wait for the action taken then and will later publish the documentary evidence touching the case. CHILDREN WHO TOIL. An economic condition that compels a single child to toil for its daily bread is deplorable. Hu- man sensibility is touched by the hought of children of tender years being consigned to industrial bon- dage in a land of plenty. If the sight of a few score children toil- ing - in a factory arouses the hu- mane impulse an devokes vigor- ous protest, what shall we say of an army of 1,75o,178 juvenile toil- ers, all compelled to work for a \I his is the number of children now working for their daily bread in the United States, according to a special report of the census bu- reau just issued. They form more than 6 per cent of the total num- ber of workers in this country, the boys outnumbering the girls three to one. When it is remembered that children are largely employed in the more menial forms of un- skilled labor it will be seen that they are much more apt to be ex- posed to unsanitary and unhealth- ful comm litions than are the adults. They , are also less able to enforce demands for more favorable con- ditions in the few instances where they are intelligent enough to see the necessity for them. They constitute a helples: and 1jit . army of toilers, poorly paid, robbed of childhood and stunted ill physical, mental and moral (level- opmeni.—a reproach to our civil- ization. The figures showing women's invasion of the business ‘yorld, while disheartening to those who are mcst familiar with the condi- tions that make breadwinners of then, may be contemplated with more patience. According to the report of 55 per cent of all di- vorced women, 32 per cent of the widowed and 31 per cent of the \singte women\ are pursuing gainful occupations. That Amer- ican married women are confining \.; DALTON & RICHARDSON 335 NI Main St., Helena, Mont, - AGENTS FOR Acorn Ranges AND Stoves BEST ON EARTH. Crockery, (ilassware, Tinv4are, Graniteiron Ware, Lamps, Etc. BABY CARRIAGES AND CARTS. Tents, Wagon Covers, Etc. Carpets, Linoleum, Oil Cloth and Rugs. Lace Curtains, Shades and Draperies. Sewing Machines Iron Beds, Codes, Chairs and my - thing in new nd second - hand Furniture. - 4 Z1- t StOV P -----' FOR BOTH WOOD AND COAL DALTON 86 RICHARDSON, 335 North Main Street, HELENA, - - MONTANA. their energies to the management of homes is shown by the fact that only 6 per cent of them are in the gainiul pursuits. THE BOAT. Tile through excursion boat that comes every two years will be at the landing of \old Salty\ soon after 6 Saturday night. Get ready, boys. The most of you iyill have to go and it is so chilly up toward the head of that old river. But you can not blame any one but yourself. We know that you were actuated by no other motive than patriotism. The democrats will turn most of you down soon, but the Lord will bless voti. Whey the night is cold and dark and dreary away up that riv- .: - !r, just put your trust in Him, and the difference—well, you wouldn't hardly notice it at all. If Frank X. gets the nomination I am going to run for pastor of some fine city church. \Mrs. IIigbee is worried nearly to death.\ l e i a t ca a i l i ) . out t ' d out anything about the family that moved in next door to her.\—New York Mail. I don't want anybody to kick on this paper. It kills rue to have people mad at me. The editor of this paper will commence herding the children on the hill at Radersburg on next Monday. If you want to pass the eighth grade examination just come over into t I • district. ; The Deep Creek children were all down riding the merry -go -on last week. Great children, those. From all indications Monday night Lester Ballard Jr. from up Deep Creek was in the race for state senator. Geo. Howard of Helena (Grand Central) took in the ball Monday evening. Miss Blanche Minton, of New York, packs trunks for guests at hotels. The first day she tried it she made $17. Alice Lenehan was in Town- send Monday. Chris Kenck of Winston was in attendance at the republican convention 'Monday. Mrs. Hamper and Mrs. Blacker k of Radersburg were in town Mon- day. Miss Mamie Rader and Miss Kate Hossfeld were in Townsend Monday. Frank Lyng was over from Hassell Tuesday. Walter Ogle is going to the fair. Young Berg and Shelby McKay will go east to school again. Julia Boone was in town Tues- day. Christine Erriekson will go to the fair. .1r • Vitet! - #1 , ne s 0 4.4 ....tosowsp000k4v01141v .4 ••• •••••••