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M M b HELEN*. V V < _ y ^ « i f g j r o W H . I i » HfcW U tU I H t ^ O L T B R e g p 88^ ^ ^ i*UiU*«S»J VOLUME XIII WISDOM MONTANA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1925 NUMBER TO THRAT AWFUL MIDDLEMAN' !***fttts».3 »'•**»-**- . 0 \ . 0 \ .» I ' With eleven negative votes and font absentees, the house passed house join! resolution No. 1, ratifying the child labor amendment to the federal consti tution. There were SC ayes. A hill which would require all per sons voting at primary elections to designate their political affiliations, passed the house by a vote of 50 to 81, the vote being on party lines. This measure, Introduced by Flachsenhar of Prairie, Is commonly known us thu closed primary act. dose on the heels of the passage of the Pluchsenhar closed primary bill, came the adoption of H. H. 32 by Donaldson and Pluchsenhur which would ellmluate the rotation of mime11 on the ballot. The house adopted House Joint Memorial No. 1 asking congress to con tinue to give financial support to the Flathead Reclamation project. Another measure which went over on third reading was the bill to have the state treasurer’s quarterly report, which the constitution requires must be published In a newspaper, publish ed on the basis of the lowest bidder. The contract would run for one year at a time, and new bids would have to be enlled for each year. H. H 5 by Beadle relating to ad verse parties in civil uctlons was also passed Other bills (mssed by the house were: 11 B. 14, by Nagle—Defining the time In which actions must be filed against estates. II B 44. by Ainsworth—Relating to the powers of district judges. II B 50, by Parkin —Relating to the expenses of the state entomologist. H It 55. by Hanson, Albert John son, Walton and Elmer Johnson, re lating to chattel mortgages. H. B. 57, by Moss—Giving the state thp same number of peremptory chal lenges In criminal actions as the de fense has. The vote on this bill was «4 to 24. H. B. 85, by M I 11 e r—Establishing new boundaries for the Wolf Creek game preserve in Lincoln county. The vote was 80 for and none against. II. B. 83, by Ruble—Relating to ab breviated records In appeals to the supreme court, the vote, 87 for, none it gainst. H. 11. 82, by Dell wo—Providing pen alties for persons outside of herd dis tricts wilfully permitting their stock to run nt lurge within such districts. Seventy-one voied for the measure and 30 voted against It. H. B. 81, by Itlce—Relating to the quarterly settlement, by county treas urers. Reports are to be made the first Monday of January, April, July and October. The vote was 81 to 3. II. II. 80, by Itlce—Relating to an nual report by the county clerk. The vote was 81 to one. Both houses of the Montana legls- latnre paid honor to Private Robert A. Simpson, one of Montana's decor ated war veterans. Simpson became ill before the Joint session was convened and was not present during the rere- monles. Senator Harry M. Shelver of Livingston made the principal address of the session, depicting the events leading up to the participation of Mon tana in the World War, citing the sac rifice« made by the men of this state and paying high tribute to Simpson as a type of Montana’* courageous man hood. The following senate bills were passed by unanimous vote on third reading: S. B. (5, Duncan, making the codes of 1921 the law of the state; I. B. 7, committee on finance and claims, requiring the board of examiners to approve requisitions on the purchasing department before aetioa by the latter; R. B. 18, Dow!!*, requiring publication of state examiner's reports on «runty offices in the county; S. B. 2, Stewart, relative to dissolution of corporations , by Judicial action and filing of Judg ment; 8. B. 23, Church, to extend the life of corporation*, religious and charitable, organised before 1903. The how», adopting a minority re port signed only by Wold, of Yellow stone, tiffed the M l to mate tire peni tentiary fhe scene o f aO fatare bang ings. Wold, with Albert Johnson, of Terga«, rad Bergstroms, o f Fmlhm, was ft «rat seat A writer in The New York Times treats intelligently tho subject of the cost of distribution in the following manner. \Forty-nine cents of every dollar you spend for food, furniture, clothes an so on goes into a uiyc,tenon- something called ‘distribution.\ It doc.3 not go for the material} in the article, nor for the cost of manufac turing it. It goes into putting the article within your reach and selling it to you.” This seems unreasonable l-o both the producer and the consumer. \Why demands the writer, \should the farmer get only a lew cento for a basket of cucumbers while the wife has to pay 25 cents for a very email bottle of cucumber pickles? “Folow Mary Into ihe delicate«.’,an and watch her pay a quarter for that bottle cf pickles. The vegetables are cucumbers and the count is only eight, none of them larger than your thumb. ”nl addition to the cucumber there is a pinch of red pepper in Mary's bottle, tome cinnamon bark and the savor, perhaiL, uf other spices in solution. That's what Marj gets for her quarter. \But is that all she buys? No for she gets a glass bottle and two labels. And she buys an ingenious metal top, lined with cork. She may carry the 1. ¡file home, but she mav have It delivered if s/he wishes IBo quarter Is paying for that, too She paid the clerk who walled on her. and she helped pay the rent of the delicatessen shop. \Around he bottle when it reached the shop was a corrugated paper wrapper Mary paid for that And she paid for one-twenty-fourth of the wooden box in which the P'cklv; were shipped And f -. o must luiv paid some of the cos: of the shipping She emt a tiny transportation bill \Perhaps t Ill's hill v. - n o t so tiny, after all. Let U3 see i here was the transportation of pungent spicas from Madagascar, or Ceylon, or Java, or China; there was the transporm Con of cork from Africa and of metal for the top from mine to smelter and to factory; there wa3 the transporta tion of sugar from South America, or Cuba, or Louisiana.\ The writer omits mentioning the cost of printing the labels aid (he vast sums paid out these days for artists and designers of advertising labels. As in many other instances, the ul tlmate consumer himself Is to blame for the It c oil, The writer well remembers the hours, spent watching a pan of green coffee while it roast ed. Would anyone think of such a thing today? Not on your life! It must be prepared in the factory; it must be wrapped in packages bearing expensive colored lithograph labels or put up In fancy painted cans. So with a large majority of the things which we buy today—and then kick about the cost thereof! \Service costs,\ says a report of the \department of agriculture after Investigating the \spread” between what the producer gets and wha; the consumer pays, \are the impor tant point of attack.\ Back to the Range w Thera be them whose taste, u whotlin' Cor a whirl of city life; Thom who wants the wild cvcitcmcnt and the gay\-y that» rife. And I won’t he disputatious with such folk« as i,;.e the strife-- But it don’t appeal to me! Only recent I was Uiinkin’ that I'd try il. I'll admit. Yean and years I’ve herded uatUvs raved n:y dol'lars, bit bit ; So, 1 say, 1 thought I'd try it, and 1 did; i didn't 8t— Au;! it never fitted me' Ilvro at heme I'd lived and hu ded on the range, as free ana wild As the iedr-kin lived before me, where the mountains sky- waid piled, And the air I breathed was soothin'—pure, sweet and ua di I - It was always good to me! But 1 tbial made decision ami 1 wandered to New York, Where you've got to dress outrageous and at table use tv folk, IVhere r mm;;., the waves of humans you go bobbin' like a tori-- — AM uf which was afrauge to me' t suri « .ir.uluie «lepre -'sin hmv them raven, dwellers Eil her mili'in or stampedin' Bkt- a herd that s oterdnv', Ami they rlliuv id me ferocious u, ,, way I can't forgive - I Mur Old Broadway' — Noi for no1 I'll ¡’dm ; 'tv. ot I’u m Muti ; h foi to see the people pour Flout thu l mldin s m che can > .»us - guvs a million, muy bo mole , Luukiu meetly wild und worried |i;,e 1 d never seen before Not itilo liter .Mglii for me' All my tallii and mj dnnkiu' limi lu he poiT.il'mc.l ju.-.t so, For the et duo ot Flee Bow in the East eil nul dont go, But the Mi !>•'< leih and imphim nuoti- u rigió at 1 1 active shoe Though of tu tie use to me' ‘ * New, 1 m tellin yi u the people jus; seemed riu.uan only oma That was d >wn to Coney island, where 1 watched them at tin if -Minus, While they told Ihe-r joy denghlod In Iliuir whoops ami yells mid grunts— The i.M:fc.y did si em .-Hite to me! So 1 spejuii my modest savin>—didn't want to pack ’em heck- - - And 1 hit the trail homeward for my little foursquare slmile • Where my old cay tuse was wadin' w.th the lariat hangln' blu r k - .Seemed 1 lütrid him cell to me! PANIHU CAMP FIRE The Camp Fire Girls met at Mrs. Sqnire’s last Tuesday. Hazel Hol man showed the girls some bandag ing which she had worked out her self from a ‘ First Aid” book. She did It very well. Some of the girls and Mr. Squire listened in on the radio, while others recited and sang for bead*. Refreshments were served at about 16 o’clock. OWAJSSA, Scribe. SHOULD KNOW BETTER fft ■to the it jfe ’i f e w f e ii dtf é t é «feto ift j*n i » A 'significant feature of these lurid stories from the Northwest of \the worst blizzard of the season” is that they do not tell of thousands of eat- tJe and sheep perishing in tho bitter «ad.— JouTBal-Stoekmin. We are ssrprfsed that emr es- teemed tochatnge, wsaaltr me we® posted, shoal« harbor * thoa&t of «f ««sfflft sad’ b K fk e h t tter •d.„ Here to toft I f c few ft -. t s feeder ter* f t Ome aga.ii I'm in the open in this great big, God-made piace, Where the Great While Wuy’9 the Milky, an,: there's lots of breathin' apace I can see the stars u winkin', fc M the night tir on my face— Why, it's ail the world to me! —WILL AI KIN ►**- »•S'* AMONG THE l‘LOI \LE Word was received n Wisdom of the death at Spokane of E E Me- Ciintock, owner of the 11211 ranch. Deceased made many friends during its visits to the Basin who wll learn with regret of his demise. Torn Allen a rived on Monday’s stage for a visit with his brother Lut’dy at the Huntley home ranch. Tom left us eight years ago and has seen service in Franee as a member of cur famous marine corps. Arthur and Mark Hopkins, who are now employed by an electric com pan y in Oregon, are visiting old friends in the Basin. They came to attend the funeral of their sister, Mrs. Weldon Else, but arrived too late. Mrs. Hathaway was called Satur day night to the home of Mr. and Mrs. O T (\Jack” ) Hosted, where a boune<ng baby hoy arrived. She re ports mother and son in splendid shape, but gays Jack is awful hard to get along with. BITTEIt ROOTERS IN BAD FORD AND THE RED BIRD Mackay folks have come to appre- tóate why Henry Ford has been able to produce the \universal car,” a car that perform- and w'thiu reach of every family. When tho Ford (Motor company took over the Rod Bird mines and mtatiislied their offices and ware lio«. ui hero. Huir moa came upon the Job. Ingenuity, energy, get-up- iii'd-g,t, marked (ho whole proved Doings of Mdgeians (Too !ate for la:\ week) Mrs. Ashworth called on Mrs.Ames Tuesday. Mr. Khusl was a CóóüJge visitor ;hto Week. Mi1.;, Elmer Ripley has heea quita ute. Equipment of every kind sudi H with a renewed attack of hor bad (kooription necessary to the irars portatlcu and mining began to arrive upon the scene aiul has been and L be'i',g taken speedily to the Rod Biul mine.}. The noeersady crew w.i; an semblvd in. short older, composed n.orlly of r live young men In the prime of life, all of whom seemed to know their business. The successful r.rrivity has largely been supplemented by an extraniil nary h t of Ford Motor company equipment. People who think that ihey know all about Fords should virit this city and barn something They have Fordsons rigged with trail mobiles, Fordsons rigiged with mw mill:}. Forch ma rigged with \»1<am rhevels.\ Fordsons rigged with liel.us. Fordsons rigged with graders, I’ ordsons rigged with rotary plows, «lid all working lienutifu 1y l in the bauds of those who have been en- gigtd to put them to their best use These Fordsons ¡ire equipped with ,n ni:inn- r. stee and <h erlptlmi of tire« In hiding agrieul’uial, k did rubber, tug piiriitnatu’ I.albums dual tread, and tnok pulls I'p on VVIluw creek summit them null, with their Implements, have I k eu lighting with the dements There tho anew bluws furtnudy. Inn the very obstacle Itself is used In the battle By plowing and piling It up wiih the sagebrush, forming a sin w fence to slut !d the road that illli.-it be kepi o| -n When freight arrive; it seems that there is scarcely anything that can n it be moved and hauiod with this oqutpnidlt expedition,sly A power plant for the mine, mine drills, dia mond drills, I'liiiipnsiir plant., port able houses, portable, offices, and ell manner of equipment necw.ary to their operation Is arriving and is being delivered with dspated) to the lied Brd property, where a scene of activity is such as to make Idahoans rejoice in the bound lens resources of the state. The Ford activities here bring the number of sizable mining, companies; up to five, there being the Idaho Met als. the ICay Development, company, the Livingston Mining corporation, the Ramshtmi Mining company and the Red Bird, with a score of com panies and Individuals that, are ac tive.— Boise Capital News, cold. Surry to be ko late v:lh our twws Items. The train vj »lower than tho U am. There lir.s been In per cent at tendance at our ..chuui tho past moni li, Mr. Tyro has been receiving eoma extra tine programs our his new and l:ny raffio. Mi. s Yeager and Mr. Olsen were gues s at the l'e.idurgast home Sun day evening. Mr Oigsin usd Mr King, alter ne's ef Bos'on. were m Cooltdga Monday to attend the sale. Dick OLen, our weather prophet, says the rahtiH.s' feet are growing smaller now and to i .-,pert an early ¡•i\M Mr r 1, Dunklee of t’rovIdenco, 1> I and Mr L itiet'nuriiiey if D oh - ti h . Ma ,s , wort» Cm,Beige visitors Tuesday Half if our dairy herd got ,sh k and had I“ bo idiot the other day when Mr Denn-mon's cow dove-loped a bad i\ise of rheumatism. It will take about 111 days for mat te's pertaining to Ihe ret rivet-ship of Hi > lin ion Montana pi >perty to In» seiih d, after wliiih mining and mill opeiattons ai’B expected to resume. The sale of thè Boston Montana propoli y look placo ori thè 11)1 li of laiiuiiry, Mr P E Goodwill of Butte actlrig uh pure ha log agoni ami se ni ring thè propri'!)■ for Uni new or ganizsinoli Wo have been wondering alt the time s ure we i-i a,| ihe JJucksoii items about \Mr Lyons\ of Cocl- idgft marriage and ' (’nine on, Minne sota''' just what It mean.}. We didn't quite get the Idea. The W S N C im-t at thè tome of Mrs. I>ennb■■.■in Munday, thè isih Ex- pniinents in (he io w lu.-ore craft provoti siireensful cund plana mr inailo for a homo taluni play to ho g'iveu soou. All no-mbers wt-re pres eli t. BRAYED HEIFERS HIGH Jfoe H o p k in s , w ito cam s tip from B a t t a to attend tire fa s w a l ot E ls «¡si®,. Mrs. We&tìm Ebay says ke Nad the now e l « p e r is s e « o f w o rk in g È s fh* a ia a s w ith the m e m A m a s s “Bobèy MIstBacy^ *% m » naeqwr- *®Eg as a m a m aed she e&jr che i feti» ad iNü i r fed ’ Vibfe ìfatate dÉÉB ■ fefe W & J 9 VfeR J 3 As the result of invem.lgaiion that has been tarried on by sheriff's of fice operatives over a period of con siderable tune, Fred McLean, \(’hick” McLean and Sam Morton were arrested late yesterday after noon charged with kilting, wasting and having In possession elk and deer ia violation of the law, and further of trapping muskrats out of season. The arrests were made as the climax of investigations made by Deputy Game Warden W A Hill,who recently succeeded William Kennedy n this district. Four other men, William Sampler, Roy Hayes, Mark Smith and Henry Mariett, were also placed under ar rest by Deputy Hill. They are charged with having elk meat in their possession. Yesterday HRI ret aimed from the south fork o! the Skalfcaho, where he had plaeed Hayes, Mariett sad Smith under arrest as well at Sampler. Coming to town seareh warrants were secured and the premises of Mortem sad McLean were searched, revaaiiag quan title* of etk meet as wcO as eight mssfcrst hides. The three mea were takes ia custody. The tS-Uiag of deer out of sesssm is ft «isdemeaaor sad Is ««shdkaibde wffk ft sftzissaift sewteace of «te moeth, la j*f! **d D M Sae, While the hBBsg at sttfc ift f e l t esse I s a JJ R Carter, well known veteran stockman of St Edward, wai down Tuesday with three loads of 760 pound spayed heifers that topped the heifer market for the year to date on load lots, bringing $8.75. Mr, Carter's son, J C Carter, who handle-- the feeding operations, was alio here with the shipment. These heifers were the last out of a string that Mr. Carter bought here la.-i September at $5 60. They were Ted largely on old corn and the first four loads were chipped after they had been on feed only 80 days, two loads bringing $8.75 and the other two $8.50. Yesterday's sale brings the average for the entire string up to better than $8.65. \We fed the spayed heifers be cause at this time of year they usual- ly bring about as much as steers e! the same age and they can be bought much more cheaply,” Mr. Carter ex plained. \This lot ma4e Just as good a gain as steers would have done, and the financial outcome was very satisfactory.” — JonmaKStock- man, Omaha. Sunday a bunch of Coulidgcsins, which termed themselves \the hard- boiled dozen,\ took u i.uig ski trip, going several miles over the hills from camp. Na casualties were re ported, hut several of the dozen re sembled snow images when they re turned. WAG BIRDS IN SOI TH DAKOTA A Rapid City, South Dakota, dis patch of January 26 state*; H W Jones of this city reports spring song birds as having returned and making their homes in the tret---; on his place. Among those he has Been are robins, flickers and hills bluebird1}. On Christmas robins were seen near the Jones residene and food was placed In the evergreen trees for them. The cold weather drove them south but with the coming of the present warn spell they have re turned. BRE R GROI N HAWG i M tito i Albert SstRh v m take® to Batte Sitarás? ter medkal attentala. It was ststeA «ft the street bere that be was ssffertag Ires a berated ap- pee&t, bet, happily, seek was set the case. His trouble peered ft« be as tìtmtrmeàem « t fbe beerei.-wüiat bis ft^afasas. states csa l e tatsÄled . « week er 1ft days « Monday was sa ideal day for those who pin their faith to the ground hog theory. There was cot a moment daring the day when the little ani mal could hare seen fcis shadow in the Big Hole— at least, act in the vi cinity of Wisdom could he bare bees frightened at bis shadow. It was ‘ 'murky\ ail day and daring the afternoon m i evening gaite ft m . W m regata* «R esnf&dtres far Sc e t ñ e e t e p e r tees m t . ftftd to w « te fbe bom* ft few days ftgft b * i« BsTftifu'*» l i t i r ÄBSsafrftft « t o s s ii f e t o Bßftftftudftf Stetob : ï rt o * t i fe « v m m