Big Hole Basin News (Wisdom, Mont.) 1912-1925, April 30, 1925, Image 1

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NUMBER 32 Mr. Clemow and Red Larson are at Armstead and Dillon this week Mrs. Ed Dlshno is at present via Ring friends in Butte. Mrs. Jack Husted visited daughter in Dillon last week. her The Odd eFllows' party waa poet jroned due to the inclement weather. i Mr. and Mre. Dan Pendergaat w e visiting friends at Wise River and Butte. Rev. Lfts gave a very Interesting talk at the school house Wednesdy evening. “ Wendell Jardlne and Allen Spen­ cer ietff Friday with a bunch of cg% tie for Armstead. One hardly knows whether to be iundignant or merely amused by the shameless manner in which our jazz composers steal and distort the mel­ odies of the masters in grinding out the syncopated songs and dance tunes o f the day. ' It is a far cry from the majestic “ Hallelujah Chorus” o f . Handel's “ Messiah” to the notorious \Yee. We Have No BananaC” hut they contain essentially the same melody. Rach- mainipoff’s “ Prelude” has been trans formed into “ The Russian R a g ;” the popular “ Marcheta” is adapted from Nicolal'a “ Merry Wivea of Windsor,’ Chopin’s “ Impromptu in t>b becomes “ Chasing Rainbows.\ Some of the modern “ composers” are even brazen enough to indicate by their titles the sources of their stolen airs, as witness a tune called “ Ragged William,” based on a theme from Rossini’« “ William Tell,” and another entitled “ So Ths Is Venice,’ a distortion of the well known “ Car nival of Venice,\ by Schumann. There are dozens of other similar examples o f piracy Which might be pointed out, which are easily recog n'.zable by anyone acquainted with real music. But, as there is no way to stop such sacrilege, It is probably just as well to smile, for indignation \ l f n t help matters. Mrs. Karl Peterson, who was op­ erated on at Murray’« hospital. U rapidly tmprofing. i Several ladle« enjoyed a quilting party and 5 o'clock supper with Mr«. Clemow last Friday. Emil Krmer 1« «porting a Ford coupe and viaiting at present with his parent« at Anacnda. Ladles don’t orget your baskets, and gentlemen be sure to ave the price when you attend Miss Grey's social May 2. Last week a gentleman from out of town was heard to eay: “ You people In this part of Beaverhead county, tboulO y re th* ppanty nurse looted here i>r at Wisdom. This is where she Is needed most In the win tor.” He Isn’t the only one who Is iof that opinion and who wants to as eist in pushing a god thing along. Mr. and Mrs. Mat Kaw of Grant visited friends and relative« here last week. f T R IF L IN G « U K By THOMAS A. CLARK Dsaa of Mon, Univeriity of Illinois. TAX ON NECESSITIES Gasoline hss besoms such a uni­ versal necssity with the great major­ ity of farmers and city people that an increased tax to resisted. The raise of one cent a gallon In many states to looked upon as a tax of one cent a pound on sugar, tea, coffee or flour would be. If the tax be increased one cent a gallon whenever the notion takes the legislature, It can be run np to 10 cents a gallon. Proposed Increases In gasoline and automobile taxes in all states to­ tal six hundred millions, and to sad­ dle such taxes on a tingle commodity Is grossly unfair. The argument for a raise in gaso- ie'taxtom e e tToad^fnnds to un­ sound, because iteould easier be met Ifey lnerealng the . license, or tonnage tax on motor trueks that wear the rpads more than aV the flivvers and ploaaure ears combined. POOR PA P E R Teh, $he News Is a mighty poor paper this Week, but I t is only by the grace of God and the kindly of fleos of W A Armftage o f Sunny Slope ranch that you bars any News at alL Te old man waa stricken with the ftu Sunday and didn’t get down to the shop until noon Wed nesday. Tber are “ doublet*” ..and ” outa\ all trough »he paper, we knew, bat it ezn't V helped this time. R was core tbap we shoutohar« done to net the M OST men could have a leg cut oft or receive a refusal of marriage from the girl they love wilh fortitude and resignation; It Is the trifling irrl tatlons of life that try our courage and wreck our nervous systems. We can meet death without winking nn eyelash, but cold pancukes for break fast or a lost collar button unfits us for business for the day. Our friends and our reputations are often made or ¿lest, by # 4 p i U M * W l # h we meet the seemingly Insignificant situations of life. 1 knew a man once who lived with Ids wife twenty years. They stood by each other through all sorts of sor rows and disasters, but he finally ap plied for a divorce. She had a per siatent habit of taking his soiled hand kerchief out of his pocket each eve nlng and substituting a fresh one. li was a violation of his rights, which could not be brooked, and which bade fair to sour his whole disposition; he tried In vain to break her of the prne tlce, and, falling in this, sought release from the annoyance through the dl vorce courts. Yet they had met with heroism and fortitude the serious things of life. It Is seldom the vital or Important occurrences which try our tempers or upset us, or make home heaven or hell for us; It Is the trifling thing, the un expected annoyance or omission. Many of these things are largely matters of personal temperament to which we yield without a struggle. We even become elated or take pride In the fact, at times, that there are cer­ tain things which we do not like or which we cannot stand. Some men boast of tbeir little foibles or Irrita­ tions as If they were an asset rather than a liability. I heard a man admit the other day that a corroded pen, or a dry inkwell, or a waste-paper basket put thought­ fully out of reach by the janitor did more to disturb bis equanimity than a dozen difficult customers would hare done. ‘ la my college days I saw an other «rise well-balanced Instructor—an ex perienced mlddleaged gentleman- thrown Into a frenzy because his hat dropped twice from (he hook on which be war- trying to hang I t He would have met a crisis ha Iff* with com pom e and complete ptacidity. Perhaps «rb«B we l e a » to eetlmatc men's characters justly tt wffi awe be wholly from the great wises *M<h they meet, but by Gw trifling Irrita­ tions « • weS which they m able te overtook or to control. (to m ^ w itoajaiiiiwmse «> g a m y Where U. S. Farm Producto Go <m*n HWWU ^ wuririMMiNKfttt I ------ HRÏ7 Y«9ftWS [j&Ctaag PftCMfttOT I •iMin-Mceuca *oo*cuinisw. row oat «»« iNLQiun cotton HI au «u Products of the Ameiicun farm go to every civilized country of the world. Out of the United Stutes each year la sent approximately one half of the total cotton crop, one-fourth of the yield of the wheat fields, one fifth of the porkers and huge quantities of corn and tobacco, dried fruits und other products of field and feed lot. The accompanying chart, prepared by the Sears Roebuck Agricultural Foundation, shows where the principal exports go. In the United Kingdom move-of America’s farm exports are consumed than In any other nutlon. The United Kingdom uses more American cotton than any other country, her annual consumption averaging around 1,580,010 hales. Germany is In the market for almost as much cotton, using 1,011,014 pounds last year. The United Kingdom is the first market for American wheat and flour, tobacco, corn sirup and condensed milk. She also takes large quan- gttto» of dried fruits, oil cake, meat, meat products und corn. Some Local News Items of General Interest Mrs. D C Wampler is home again. **!- Mrs, Montgomery and Miss Annta returned ome Sunday. Charles Qulse spent a pleasant’ (? ) sessiouu with a Butte dentist. ’ . Ladies Aid meets with Mra. hf G Itamsey next Thursday afternoon. Onion Sets, Garden Seeds. Chas. Quist. and Flower ndv api 23 Mr. nd Mrs. Squire went t'o Oil Fun Friday afternoon, returning Sun day. Don't forget the high school bene fit dance. Mr and Mrs VV A Armitage canu ome Sunday from an extended visit to* their son Reece at l ’ ort Orchard, Washington, “ Never slept better In my life,’ Is the epression one hears these tlfcyv after the speaker has had a room a* the Wisdom hotel, adv-deq 11 When in Butte, stoftr your cat at the Atiarvtto'Ggrage, It West Oa iana street'.\bay\an il night sfervice Mr. and Mra Clarence Combs have I ^ J Bclrwefel, proprietor, ad upl23 i bought the IIuntleyBensnu herd of CURS « H rÜMMf Ü¡Éi i « » * « W« neglected f t a n « t e a » i 8 * i » * f t < f «tooted « i w i t i i N I t t i «ft.' fò t ont tor c m «n f c t f t t o i « N ò t i « f r i « . i '“ ’ .- 3 f * Jerseys. For Marcelling, manicuring, ebc., see Virginia Crane at the A B C . adv mar 12 Mr. and Mrs. Ray Leverich were visitors ’in Butte Sunday and part of Monday. FOR SALE— Fresh milk cows. W ill sell one or Li>. K hi Calver, Fish- trap. adv mar 26 Jack urley 1B putting a new dress on the front porch at the Squire home on South Main. Save your calves. Vaeelnate with Blackleg Aggreesin— 15 cents a dose. Chas. Quist. adv sept 11 There’s lots of news missed this week, some of It Jes’ nachully not gathered nd some forgotten. Contractor Knudsen Is erecting a new poreh and laying a sidewalk In front of te Dennn property ©n East Riverside. ^ Mr. and. Mrs, Wallace (Francis Mesdames McKevttt and Huntfej Virginia Crkne attended the wa nurses’ dance at Butté tost week. Don Anson went to Divide Friday evening and «pent - Saturday unload Ihg a car of hardwood extras ffir hay ihg extras, “ T e best I tevbr saw,\ Mr. Anson says. ^ . Harold Capehart returned Sunday from a, trip, to Portland with the 0 E Miller beef stuff. The animats brought ID.60 and $#.65, Mr. Cape hart tells us. You miss the hyphens in this is she? * Sure, M©ik&! They took a notion to stick and we were too 11 to quarrel with ’em. Master Berard Kftudsen, whose ill neSa we reported last week, did not rally as was expected and had to be taken to Butte.. Latest w o fd from the hpspttal js to the offset that he Is Improving. JACKSON SUNDAY SCHOOL [Reported by Mrs. A W Wilson] W e were sure pleased to have a mother stud, her three little < nca en tod aa worke># with us this Sunday. A unanimous vote was cast to ob­ serve Children’s day, the second Sun day in June, and the corresponding secretary was ordered to write for appropriate literature. Four aprons from the stoee house have recently been sold for 13. One handkerchief was bought and sent te a friend in Independence, Kansas. The friend writes back thus: “ The hadkerchtef is so pretty, and 1 think of you and your frjend every time 1 look at it. I «an going to try bo help with that church building fund too.” The letter from the National Mis­ sion acknowledging our contribution was read to the school. It said, in part: \It should be a source of sat­ isfaction to your Sunday school tc feel that your gift is helping to sup­ port this work and that your money is being transmitted into ministries of service nd blessing to lens of thou- antls who are in need of the gospel of Christ and otherwise would bf utterly neglected. With every good .wish for your Sunday school In all its wqrk, we are giratefully yours E S. Somerdike, Director of S S. Mis­ sions.\ Some of our boys were not pres ent and we are saving teir papers f >r them and calling attention to the Bplendid story In the Pioneer; “ In Daniel’s Den,\ and we have some other real boy stories to help list In- toreat In National Boys Week. All our little folks were especially pleased with the pictures of The Life of Christ and we are planning on making an art album out of the ord­ inary. M> Thlig week the selection from the feerp Book comes from the adult test’’’ “ Stroke ye ere and stroke ye [hero, «mc&th the world and keep <t q u ietp fo llu are like the tabby’s tiail—-ye canna pu’ her backward by ft. Stroke ye here and e t r A e ye [here; folk s , will stand « deal of strokin'; a wee bit crumb that’s ^wfeUotyed wrang and ye do a deal o’ cbtjikin’.— Charles Me Ilvalne. ras» oioioioit .uxo;< xoToioio W h y y o u a r e WHAT YOU ARE Reorganize His Dep’t Syndicate matter coming from Washington under the caption “ S ide­ lights,\ ha# this to say of him who waa once a Big Hole Basin rancher: \Jardlne the new secretary of agriculture, to acting like a real he- man, to use a trite but expressive phrase. It 1s hinted that he has al­ ready discovered that his primary trouble problem In the department Is to realty reorganize it into an ef­ fective going cohceru. It is regret­ table but true that the department of agriculture, for all the tine work it has done, 1« honeycombed with imi­ tation, useless and extravagant bu­ reaus and sub-divisions which are of on particular value. Mixing brains with the soil Is now a recognised feature of farming life, but in vari­ ous bureaus of the department, in the attempt to build up organisa­ tions the proportion of brains to common farm soil ha# become as nine to one. The farmers of the country want facts, want advice, and are eager for instruction, but when It oomes to the point where for the giving out of a five-dollar ''fact a five thousand dollar bureau has to be or­ ganized, it is about time to call a halt. This may seem a wanton exag­ geration, but it is not far from the facts. The sooner the deadwood and underbrush is cleared away, the sooner the department of agriculture will function ag tt really should, to the benefit o f (he farmers. That we understand is the goal toward which Jardlne is moving. ifStrniFFIKTTiTY IN HEARING Two elderly men, both extremely deaf, met on a country road Dave had fishing pole in his wagon. When he Baw his friend Jim he stop­ ped the horse “ Ooin’ fishtn’ ?” shouted Jim. “ No,” Dave replied- “ I ’ m goln* fishin ” “ Oh,\ said Jlin, \ I thought mebbe you was goto’ fishin’.,,— Country Gentleman. -aw- - J URE PI ITRES By EDNA PURDY WALSH Sun.lav night the denizens of this burg w ill see «lx reels of Jodandy pictures without a cent of cost. Four of tese reels are devoted to forest preservation and give one a closeup of forest work In many of its various branches, which contain magnificent forest views, and the two comedy reels will keep you on tiptoe for a week. Good beds in every room, a stpve If yon wish it, at the Wisdom hotel. Prices range from 56 cents np. When the fin hits yon, yon are down for the eonnt— and maybe yon go clear across. Jakie Look, Oahr ley Ander&m and the geek who sets these IJpes will «wear to it. Andy Danielson dropped In and Mr». Albert Smith.aa a nice pen of Jersey Jianto, >the flrat of this -breed 'of fowls seen fn this locality. They are beautiful birds, with pin mage so black it to green and they akaln An immense size. HOW TO STUDY THE NOSE Whether one la a man hr woman, till Of' hen: , nose . show» a predomi­ nance of masculln* or feminine lines. When the nose to masculine in line the faculties Of combativeness, de- strnctlvenesa, firmness, self-esteem, anjatlvenesa, causality, number and cpnstructlreneu are in the lead In bis head and body formation also. The head will be square In front, high to tie crown, nearly straight in the back, the face broad, upper Up straight, mouth large, and cut in straight lines, cbin large, tad square, neck large, and shoulders square. The feminine nose has the faculties of benevolence, parental lore, apprtfea- bativenesa, cautiousness, conjugality, comparison, spirituality, human nature and eventuality in the lead in his or PANUHU CAMP FIRE The Camp Fire Girls had their reg ■ilar meeting last Tuesday evening with the Guard. Several things were practiced for the dance. Refreshments about 9 o'clock. A few games were served at wer# Played, then week. It is the in l time he has A t Ài prize fight là Butte the «ther right the announces- made a elo quest talk thanking the visitors from different places and was about b sit Aoirn without mentioning the Big forced a fiver oa us one day iastl Hola He didn’t know when he be cunto MMftSne the girl« went home.. OWAISSA, : Scribe. BOSSES IS Every once in while— sometimes more frequently— we are told that the horse has seen his day and will never be worthr¥Aising. Mebbyso! Bnt H H Boomer, Spokane contract ot . drifted into the Basin and par e based a con pie of ears of them for seme road work he has in hand. One o f the animals was sold by Frank Pendleton and brought [150. T U R N M E O V E R gun hto’ talk that Charles Quist of been to Wisdom for a long while «Bd W isêoa was in the andtonee, h it be tt is <dx years etnee he sew Butte. { learned fhe fact p d q. fnaoswHT o f soon suss to. #Rto7 conanss u à e o o ò b o w s hcr t h é toftI to tram ear te ear, the beck head rased. tonto A l «toHtotora «sin-* feed' S«t M i l ■ « ■ M i # zaMwsüuwa «nu- ««totoq* tnr i *—• <to ÎSK**îî’îf-i-L to n * - t o t o g ftto t o r - t o t - * » £ é É É ¡ S I S ^ Ñ § W Ñ K Ñ Í S É t toto s w/m wwun a a ^ am onam as *

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