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Baker Fallon County Times (Newspaper) - September 23, 1920, Baker, Montana8tt�l&ravy Heasty in a a s tags we la newspaper vol Jan Vibhaker Montana thursday september 23,1920. No. 37. Add More votes to registration list clerks and recorders office Busy registering new voters eleven measures to be voted on quite a few additional voters had 2>een registered since the primary a Lection aug. 24, when the county clerk s office closed last Friday night. Registered voters up to sept. 17th. Jio of precinct voters 16 knobs .�?.�?-----.55 Webster. 115 bisher. 59 17 18 19 20 21 Wells a. Willard a Calumet a 22., i Fackt Rizie 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 31 32 33 34 Hay Creek .35 .179 56 31 61 �?163 152 in state we8tmorea Plevna. Baker. 402 Baker. 226 Fertile Prairie ._.69 Ollie. 241 wills Creek. 66 Cabin Creek. _52 Plevna �?.170 Ash Coulee .35 total 2167 eleven measures up addition to electing National and county officers at the no vember election there Are 11 measures to. Be voted on which include five measures passed by the state legislature and referred to the voters three initiative measures and three proposed amendments to the stale Constitution. The referendum measures Are a no 13, providing for a new primary Law makes a number of changes from the present Law. It provides for the nomination of City county and township officers by the usual primary and for nomination of United states senator representatives state congressional or judicial officers at a state convention. The delegates and alternates to the state convention Are to be elected at the primary election held for county officers. No. 14 provides for an athletic commission to regulate boxing and spar Ting and 50 per cent of the Gate receipts to be used for a state Home for disabled sex service men. No. 15 provides for an amendment to the present primary Law making it a a a closed primary in which the voters Are required to make known their party Choice. No. 16, to repeal the presidential preferential primary Law. No. 23, the $15,000,000 Road Bond Issue. A initiative measures the initiative measures Are no. 18, the 1% Milt Levy for state schools. No. 19, the $5,000,000 state school Bond Issue. No. 20, the $20,000,000 irrigation Bond Issue. It constitutional changes the constitutional amendments Are to Amend chapter 25, providing for creation of a Board of administration and defining its duties. To Amend chapter 47, providing for creation of a state tax commission and county boards of equalization. To Amend chapter 149, providing for apportionment to school districts of the state of 95 per cent of All interest and income received on school funds and for addition to Public school funds of the state of the remaining 5 per cent of interest and income. New Mora pump proves a wonder we. G. Lang and u c. Patton who Are stockholders in the Marmarth Mora pump co., Are pleased to hear of the Success of the invention of or. Mora Andrws. The Marmarth mail says of the demonstration the following. When the new six Inch irrigating pump developed by the Mora pump co., was erected and started up it the Nehib Strating site on the Little Missouri River on the Leroy Carter property at Marmarth tuesday afternoon. Mora Andrews was least moved of All the men interested in. Its Success. While other stockholders and promoters at the company which has brought this child r of or. Andrews brain to perfection after a solid years work of experiments and developments were so elated that they could scarcely contain their excitement Mora Andrews of a naturally quiet and retiring nature expressed no Emo Joii but silently sat and counted the revolutions As the. New pump forced out a six Inch Stream of water extending for More than three feet from thee a of the pipe before it fell in a broken column to the ground. After a years experience of trials in mathematical calculations and ship Ping delays and Many other Obst Ados the Mora pump company a company composed largely of Marmarth my and Marmarth capital have had competed and have installed for demonstrating purposes their first successful pump. The new pump is a six Inch pump manufactured after repeated difficulties had Arisen in the manufacture of a two Inch and a twelve Inch pump each of which have aided materially in the development of the new ideas of Marmartha a inventor that the new pump has greatly exceeded expectations is demonstrated by the Many expressions of wonderment at its tremendous production of water at such an extremely Low Speed and so Light consumption of water people who have Long been interested in seeing the Little Missouri Bottom under irrigation have been elated at the results obtained in the development of this pump and old ranchers who have owned Bottom land have readily proclaimed this pump the greatest thing they have Ever seen in this line. Of new Roosevelt biography a new biography of Theodore Roosevelt is Hythe course of preparation i Heran Hagedorm , Aud we. Lang Baker Are and Jpn a trip through sections a of Montana where the late president once punched cows. They will spend some time in the Dakota bad lands also. ,. J caves in the Medicine rocks on the gee Homestead near Ekalaka will be visited. It is said that Roosevelt explored these Cates and carved his name in the Rock recess be. Woman a club the woman a club met tuesday afternoon at Hubbard Hall and listened to a very interesting program. Senator Booth explained the Quot constitutional amendments mrs. Barber spoke on a current events and mrs. Landis read a paper on Quot present Day Laborti having the two violin duets by miss Hein and miss Clark accompanied by miss Laura Hen on the piano were highly appreciated. Mrs Hamilton gave a report of the civic improvement committee and airs. Dousman a report of the District a work. Mesdames Hamilton Seeley Quot Leach and hitch were hostesses. Mrs. Pherrin of Glendive will visit the club monday october 25 the. Meeting of Bachelor club the annual meeting of the Baker Bachelor club was held in this City monday september 20, 1920. Those present were George Outch Jud Cory Ralph Keener we. Lang and eco Hanson. By Laws were corrected to read a those contemplating resigning from the club must give at least three months this new clause 13 for the reason that cans. Putnam resigned about two weeks ago without giving notice. Resolutions of mourning were adopted and spread upon the minutes for the missing brother Putnam. A 1 former resident visits mrs. S. K. Dickson and two children of Havre a Mont arrived in town this morning a to visit old time friends a few Days and to look after her Homestead South of Baker near a Nard. The Dickson family moved from Here to Havre Mont. About five years a go and mrs. Dickson has just returned from a visit with relatives at Sioux palls and Hartford i. Met with Accident Henry Degrand who lives Southof Baker was brought to the Elisabeth Hospital wednesday for medical a re at ment he is a suffering from. A Accident Wloch occurred a few Days ago when he was. Unloading Hay. And one of the horses kicked at him. Or. Degrand had a Pitchfork in his hand and the horses Hoof struck the. Fora a which caused it to Pierce or Degrands upper lip injuring badly. Cashier x w. Brant of Ekalaka is 3n town to look after business matters. Wholesale prices 8howing very decided incline Washington sept. 22.�?a pronounced drop in the general level of wholesale prices during August was reported today by the department of labor measured by changes in the Index numbers of the Bureau of labor statistics the decrease was 4% per cent foodstuffs showed the greatest Price recessions the decrease averaging More than 12 per cent farm products declined nearly 6 per cent and clothes and clothing 5% per cent. Fuel and lighting materials continued their upward trend with an increase of More than 6% percent while metals and House furnishing goods also showed an increase Over july. Go camping or. And mrs. Brewer accompanied by their Sony Leonard and David last Friday went on a ten Days trip to Bozeman and Vicinity where they will pitch their to it and rough it the doctor expects to do some eat the fish a a and bring Home the a correction owing to the proverbial office devils juggling or of the proof sheets an error crept into last week s Issue that we hasten to. Correct the legion quartet which a win give a concert soon is composed of John Barger first Tenor Don Goe second Tenor Denzil Young baritone and Lloyd Owens Bass with Leon lactose pianist and Clyde Mclemore Leader. A Market Day at Webster saturday september 2, will be Market Day at Webster anyone Haring a surplus of vegetables butter eggs poultry or anything from the farm bring it. To Webster on that Day and anyone wanting to buy produce fresh from the farm May get it at a hat time. Remember the Date september 2nd. Miss e m Ferguson Field Secretary of the salvation army was in the City during the end of last week to meet the advisory Board of Fallon county. A meeting was called saturday evening and miss Ferguson reported the work done at the state advisory meeting. / a j a acting on the recommendation of the Montana state and court Yadvis Ory boards the salvation army has. Agreed to operate a Quot children a Tho rite if this state patterned along the lines of the famous Lytton California farm for boys Aud girls. The new Home will care for Montana children who have no proper environment and no Opportunity Tor Good rearing and influences to make then useful citizens. An urgent need for such a work was shown in the reports from the forty counties organized to co operate with the salvation army. The salvation army aided by influential citizens in every Section of the state starts immediately to carry out the project As a part of the Homo service program. The location of Tho Home has not yet been fixed but the decision will be announced by the state Board soon. Another result of the study of conditions is a tentative plan to put into operation a Day Nursery at Butte. The salvation army operates these Day nurseries in practically All the Large cities of the country mothers who work during the Day can bring their children to these institutions where they will be cared for until the return of the Parent in the evening. Both these projects have for a Long time been urged by officials and others interested in improved social conditions for Montana and the decision for the salvation army to Talce up the work has met with Hearty in Dorsey it. To build this Inch needed Homo Large sum of Money and the state Board estimated that about $110,000.00 will have to be raised. Fallon county a quota is .$1200.00 and the promoters of the plan Are confident that it will be easy to raise this amount. The time is set from october 3rd to 9th. The following committees were elected steering committee l. W. Busch r. F. Smith g. E. Hough c. J. Russell j. L. Barstow c j. Dousman and mrs. L. Price. I committee 011 Advance subscriptions w f Ladwig e. O Lentz mrs. R w Marks and mrs. Clyde Mclemore. Committee on publicity Clyde Mclemore Roy Moshier let us All do our share to help the unfortunate children of the state and done to refuse to give when the solicitors come around. We wish to draw the attention of the Eastern Montana people to the educational rally to be held wednesday september 29th at the Lake theatre beginning at 10 o clock a. M a Large crowd is expected and the program will be excellent. Program Forenoon �?�10 00�?address, or. Winship 11 00�?addresi, May Trumper. 11 40�?dismissal. 12 00�?dinner, Given by ladles Aid afternoon 1 30�?special Masic. By miss Hein. 1 40�?address, or. Winship. 2 30�?address by May Trumper to trustees and of tigers. 2.30�?at masonic Hall address to teachers of Fallon county. Miss Lamb. 4.00�?laying of Cornerstone of Tho workshop of agricultural department at High school grounds. Or Winship has been editor of the journal of education Boston. Mass., for Many years. He is perhaps More widely travelled and possesses a wider acquaintance both with persons and conditions throughout the country than any other educator in the United states. He is also author of several books As Well As a lecturer of note. Perhaps no one in the country has addressed More educational gatherings than he has. Everyone is invited to come to Tho Lake theatre at 10 of clock a. M. Oil development near Baker the Oil. Development received a new impetus by the arrival in Baker of or. J. V. Scott of the Rio Grande Gulf Oil Job Gas co., one of the largest >11 concerns of America. This company has holding in. Mexico new my Xico Kentucky Kansas Oklahoma and Texas and has Lent or. Scott to. This territory a to get leases for an Early development of Oll the company backs its leases in the most effluent Nanner and gives for each acre leased a share of Stock. Anyone leasing his land to this company shares the general holdings it it of this company and if Oil is struck a any place every share Holder has something coming. Next Spring will see Many rigs in the Baker Anticline and we feel confident that the Oil in and near Baker will be revealed. A to work 8peedeo up at egmont James ovens and mayor George Hough left this morning for egmont s. a to look after the interests of the Baker Petroleum co. There. The new casing is on the place and work will be seeded up to bring the Drill Down to Tho much desired depth where Oil is hoped to be encountered. In a Short time the stockholders will know for sure what is la the ground. We Hope plenty of Oil. Attended tractor demonstration Lloyd Owens App John Phillips both of the l. Price co., went to Bismarck. N. D., last thursday to attend the Fordson tractor demonstrations which were held by the Ford co., Branch office at that place. Both gentlemen report of having derived much Benefit at these demonstrations and Tell us that the Ford son beats All other tractors in regard to Power and usefulness. Horses ran away Bert Smith who lives in the cold Springs country is suffering from a serious Accident which might have proved fatal. While driving Down a Hill a few Days ago became Loae and the frightened horses ran away. Or. Smith Wab thrown to the ground the Wagon passing Over him and rendering him unconscious. He sustains a broken Collar Bone two broken ribs and a bad Gash on his Bead. He was brought Here to the Elizabeth Hospital where he is receiving medical Aid and doing As Well As possible. Obituary Camilla Naomi Stenerson. The infant daughter of or. And mrs. Henry Steu Erson died at the Darcey Hospital at Miles City sunday morning sept. 19. Camilla Naomi was born on april 26, 1920, Ancl was at the time of death 4 months and .23 Days old. The remains were taken out to the Home at Willard where services were conducted monday afternoon by Rev. Harris of Medicine rocks. Tho parents accompanied the remains to Menomonie wis., where interment will be made. Deceased is mourned by parents and one Little sister. Vi8its at Marks Home or. And mrs. Harry Prince of Quot min no apr Lis. Stopped tuesday at Baker to visit at the Home of or. And mrs. R. W. Marks mrs. Prince is a Niece of mrs. Marks. They Aro on their Way to Wolf Point Mont. Will study Law Warren Mcdonald one of Tho most liked of the younger set left today for Lincoln neb., to enter the University at Chat place for the study of Law. Warren was connected with the Law firm of Booth amp a Mclemore for a couple of years and we can. Rest assured that Fie Costne on of the stars of Bis profession. Or of a a a on visit j i no it hoax Kota a. Or. And mrs. % l. But Fitow Abd children left thursday by Auto for Velva and Washburn n.ld., to visit a brother and sister of mrs. Barstow. 8tudy at ml�80yla germ Ami Zook Bou of or. Jgr Uja mrs Joe Zook left today for mf�#qit1a, to take up studies at the Statezni Fri Ralty. Left for vi8ij to ply Braska mrs. Elguer Hight at d daughter left today for Pierce and Norfolk neb., to visit relatives and friends. They intend to be gone for about six weeks. Of will attend univer8ity Harold Zarett son of mrs. E. Booth left tuesday for mis Bouis to attend Tho state University there. A a a a. A o concerted action planned to Force irrigation i88ue organization of Western states to bring about concerted efforts for the promotion of irrigation and reclamation projects is scheduled for discussion by delegates to the irrigation and development Congress which Peld n two Day session at the University of Washington. Delegates were present from Oregon Idaho Montana Wyoming and Washington. A subject which it is announced will receive attention will be adoption of a plan for securing Federal Aid in reclamation projects be the Northwest and giving former service men preferential settlement rights will come to Montana Marlon of. Sept. 15. A tentative plans for speaking trips by senator Harding to both coasts have reached the stage. It became known Here to. Day. Where an itinerary of cities is under discussion. As these plans now shape they would carry the senator into Many states and would keep him away from Marlon most of the time from late september until election Day. A Headquarters off trials said a decision probably would not be reached for several Days but it was indicated that both the nominee and managers were inching toward the coast to coast proposal. The senator himself has taken the position that should he go into the West at All he must visit every Western state in which there 1s a senatorial contest and it is understood that is wish in that regard is to prevail. The tentative list of cities to he visited is understood to. Include new York. Boston Philadelphia Baltimore Indianapolis. Louisville Milwaukee or Madison Omaha St. Louis Sioux City Sioux Falls or Pierre Bismarck or Fargo Butte. Boise City Salt Lake City Denver. Reno Tucson Oklahoma City los Angeles san Francisco Portland Seattle and Spokane. The Western swing would come first beginning probably about sept. 27, and the visit to Eastern cities would follow late in october a Ford company announces Rig gut of Gar prices reductions Range from 14 on trucks to 31 per cent on cars effective immediately re establishment of pre War prices on All products of the Ford motor company effective immediately was announced by Henry Ford. The Price reductions Range from approximately 14 per cent on motor trucks to 31 per cent on Binau automobiles. In announcing the decision of the company. Or. Ford in a formal statement said a now is the time to Call a halt on War methods War prices War profiteering and War greed. It May be necessary for everybody to stand a Little sacrifice but it. Will be most profitable after All because the sooner we get tie business of the country Back to a pre War condition Progress Prosperity and Contentment will occupy the attention of the people. Says inflation retards a for the Best interests of All it is time that a real practical Effort was made to bring the business of the country and the life of the country Down to Normal. Inflated prices always retard the announcement said the Price reductions were made despite unfilled orders fot1 �46.q05 vehicles. There will be no reduction in wages at any of the Ford Plant it was announced. The l. Price co., local dealers of the Ford company products received the Ebbage announcing the reduction of prices wednesday afternoon which was entirely unexpected. This company has quite a few cars and it actors on hand bought at the High prices which will be sold at reduced prices regardless of invite our readers to read carefully Tho and of the l. Price cd of the last Page. A letter or ton by Martin russe l slates that he underwent an operation monday and is feeling As Good As Tho . , who accompanied her a husband to Guy cd Onui Oid of City o look the Yards Here and Mes. X. Of More ii and Herbert Kern Yon re a a Fri to a the Harvest a Fields in Southof oakets tvs week,.tb�vreport a Bel Jiff Hartest Sonte very Fine crops in the Vicinity of Cresbard % it of f. At the meeting of the. Congregational ladies. Walt mrs. A it a. Landis was elected vice president in place of mrs. Frey who succeeds mrs. Walton Young As pro Aldeth. A Lawrence Bush is borne hunted. To reports to have bagged five grouse on sunday and now believes himself to Best shot in the a duty. How Many shells a did Yod use la a cry in a one Farmer reports his slowed ground seeding yielded 14 bushels of wheat per acre and the wheat that was diced into stubble yielded 7 bushels per acre net gain in favor of blowing. $16,00 per acre. Elias Traweek left monday for Aberdeen s. D.,. To get. Much needed repairs for Bis threshing a aching or. Traweek s outfit was Laid up last week on recount of a breakdown and sex pact to Start work again a soon As or. Traweek returns. The infant daughter of or. And mrs. Henry Stenerson from near Willard passed away on sunday after a Short illness. The parents brought the baby to Baker for treatment and also took it to the Miles City Hospital but All Medicine was of no Avail. They have the sympathy of the Community. Jud Corey just returned from the we. Lang ranch in North Dakota where he has been surveying an irrigation Plant for the owners. Jud Bays that 50 acres can easily be irrigated but at the present time Only a portion of that acreage will be put under water. Irrigation there will surely Provo a Winner and the owner is very fortunate in being so situated. A a Happy Emswiler was in Baker tuesday after another shipment of government fish from Bozeman to be placed in Beaver Creek. They Havo Beon stocking that Creek for about six years now and Harry says the fish Are increasing rapidly. That just reminds us that in a Short time we will be Able to do a Little fishing of our own Down there and we can Fry them in Homo produced Oil too. Or. And mrs. Geo. Granger and or. And mrs. Carl Hansen left saturday evening for the former a ranch on the boxy Lder to bring a Load of furniture Back to Baker. They returned monday evening and reported having Bod a Good trip although driving All saturday night with no lights and Camp ing opt sunday night when they ran into a Thunder storm. They were will pleased with the country saying thera is plenty of grass to feed any amount of Stock. O

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