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Billings Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Billings, Montana Page four the Billings Gazette f o u n d e d n o v e m b e r 11 9 0 1 published or for Nunt even nor and sunday tit the Gazette printing company at 3101 Montana Avenue. Bill less. Montana entered at Tho Post office at Bill less. Montana a second class mail Molt. Subscription rates payable strictly in Advance. B5 mall to Montana by omens and Western Dakotas will without moral in sunday one month sly months one year sundays Only year weakly of mall year by mall outside of Montana. Wyo mine and Western Dat Otaya Wotli without morning sunday sunday on month. Jio a T for All Carrier Home delivery service pay Carrier 20 cents per week for daily and sunday. 17 cents per week for Dally Only and 5 cents per week for sunday Only. It when can nor of address is desired. Bot.1olj5lljnf0 no. 4.25 3.co 1.50 s go 350 6.25 ,2854 .2101 .3503 telephones news room Day or a Slit business of lice circulation department die deny advertising want ads fab department i-1il National representatives Noee Rothenburg & Jann inc. Chicano. 360 North my Clunn Boulevard new York 10 East Fortieth Street Detroit general motors build de san Francisco 35 California Street at Lanta. Suite 1601, Rhoda Haverty building. The Gazette is a Mernow of the audit Bureau of circulations. Member of the associated press. The associated press 13 exclusively entitled to the use for publication of All news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited to this paper and also Tho local news published herein. Lusitania anniversary. The Twenty fourth anniversary yester Day of the sinking of the Lusitania takes this nation Back to the Days when Succes Sive raids on Commerce by German sub marines nurtured hatreds that led to a diplomatic break and America s entry into the world War. Trie British Cunard liner was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine May 7, 1915, off the Southern coast of Ireland with a death toll of 1,154, of whom 755 were passengers 114 of them americans. The armistice demanded that Germany give up All of the submarines she had. The first instalment consisted of 20 ves Sels surrendered at a designated rendezvous off Harwich. Later on it was found she had an additional 102 completed and 170 uncompleted in her territorial Waters. It was estimated that Germany lost 210 a boats during the War. Considering the v e r s a i l l e s treaty scrapped Chancellor Hitler has hurried along rearmament and Only recently told Britain that their naval Accord May no longer be considered a valid agreement. Submarines and Raider vessels such As pocket warships Are being built. They fit into the German plan to shut off the flow of supplies by boat to her enemies. This anniversary of the Lusitania tragedy finds Powers piling up weapons of death along Borders where salvages Are reclaiming for Metal rusted guns of the last War. On land and sea the War lesson of a Quarter Century ago is interpreted not As a need for peace but the need of overcoming tactical and arms failures of the last one for Only prepared Ness meets the threat of the pacemaker. Always in session. America s supreme tribunal is always in session. Ordinarily we expect its decisions Only every other year on the first tuesday after the first monday in november but it s not such a slow moving and Cumber some body As might be supposed for it does t take an election Day for Public opinion to assert itself. Nor will its decisions be dictated so Long As democracy s fundamentals of free speech and a free press remain unshackled. When Public resentment to a political move is solidified it amounts to the Over ruling of that practice and Quick action May be expected if the party in Power wants to continue As the instrumentality through which people May govern them selves. Modern methods of sampling Opin Ion in different parts of the country Are a Handy reference for the politician today and he needs not return to his Home District to find that indignation has stemmed from some political economic or social scheme. Behind the plow around the stove at a Crossroads store in an interurban bus or in a businessmen s club Are being formulated daily definite opinions on Domestic and International affairs which Are not to be taken lightly nor belittled. A nation of people Able to read and understand and look sympathetically at others problems is Able to Render perhaps a broader and truer opinion of affairs than a select few influenced by lobbies that clamor in legis native and executive Halls. Proposals emanating from Congress and the White House these Days seem to be tempered a Little More than a few years ago with a realization that the Public will continue to assert its demands and attempt to defend itself from encroachment upon its Freedom. Taxpayers and business How Ever Are watching with anxiety to learn whether the promises they have been Given will materialize into honest and con Crete efforts toward betterment of their plight. The great mass opinion that has been aroused will not be satisfied with unctuous words nor can Bland radio chats and Distant War Drums silence the cres Cendo of demands for business like conduct of Public affairs. Advocates eating More Bukad. Those who Are seeking a solution for the problems of wheat Farmers would do Well to stress a Point made in an address a few Days ago by or. James a. Tobey of new York an authority on nutrition. He was speaking from the standpoint of development and maintenance of s t r o n g bodies when he urged eating of More bread As a contribution to nutrition but wheat Farmers would be beneficiaries in that their Market would be considerably expanded. It is common knowledge that bread is a Foremost component of military rations since it provides concentrated food Energy at Low Cost. Those who were civilians Dur ing the world War will recall that they were asked to eat bread sparingly so that troops could be supplied. Food habits and tastes were altered to some extent As a result and with the return of european countries to the substantial production of wheat Large surpluses have been frequent. We have one at present with prices correspondingly depressed. There Are other aspects of the farm problem among them the widespread use of motorized vehicles and implements in both town and county As replacements of equipment utilizing to r. Be s and mules whose subsistence came from the land. Some scientists favor the use of Grain Energy As a motor fuel component and the proposal holds much possibility. Materially increasing our consumption of bread however would be an immediate Boon to both health and farm markets. Or. Tobey who Points out that our per capita use of bread is Only a third of that of France and Italy and but half of the Brit ish figure thinks it would be to our material advantage to eat 15 billion loaves annually compared with 10 at present. He depicts it As a top ranking Energy food an essential foundation for the so called protective foods that Are Rich in vitamins and minerals among them milk eggs fruit and vegetables. The state department must be backing Down when it considers a 12-mile territorial Waters defense zone. We had been led to believe our Frontier was the French German Border. Hitler sent von Papen to straighten out matters with Turkey. England however is positive that he can t make a Turkey Goose step. Dictators and Fai Emkus. I Secretary Wallace of the department of agriculture is reputed to have said recently that the plight of american banners is due to the is implied of course that Secretary Wallace had reference to the dictators of Europe. While he did not name the particular dictators common knowledge of the Situa Tion on the european continent suggests lie had fuehrer Hitler and Premier Mussolini of Germany and Italy respectively in mind. In just what manner these dictators have proceeded with their programs of expansion and annexation of other countries and districts to jeopardize the american Farmers interests is not detailed. The remark May be considered in tiie Light of a generality in order to distract the attention of american Farmers from their individual troubles at present. In the absence therefore of any direct reference to names it is observed that Secretary Wallace might have referred to the dictators in the City daily Star. Migu Atoy Waves the novel and its movie ver Sion were doubtless recalled by Many observing Oklahoma s fiftieth anniversary Celebration. It was in 1889 that the picturesque run occurred when More than 200,000 homesteaders swarmed Over 2,000,000 acres of Cen tra Oklahoma and staked thousands of acres in claims. Oklahoma City and Guthrie which had been villages at Dawn were cities of 10, 000 persons at Nightfall. Unparalleled in american history the run. Authorized by the Federal government marked the first mass penetration of Indian territory by White settlers. Conquest of the last frontiers is suggested in thoughts which the anniversary prompts. There May even be a thought or two about the indians and How the Whites have con fined them successively in smaller and smaller concentration Camps ignoring such unpleasant subjects there is interest in migrations which have come about far. More recently than 50 years ago. A regional planning conference being held this week in Seattle has As one of its chief topics the problem presented by the migration into the Northwest Region which has proceeded during the last few years. George f. Yantis is chairman of the regional planning commission now in session and he describes the situation thus certainly More than 150,000 persons have come to the Pacific Northwest to stay since 1930. The majority of these people undoubtedly Aje intelligent industrious and anxious to establish permanent Homes. We must press for Ward with the development of our natural resources and thereby provide More economic opportunities so that newcomers May lie absorbed without displacement or other disadvantages to people already the depression years have had marked effect upon migration within the country from Section to Section not alone from coun try to City. Frontier Days Are Long since Over and the opportunities which unexploited k sources provided Are gone. But where even the slightest of opportunities have beckoned people have been moving in order to better themselves. No Section of the country has noted the effects of that trend More than the Pacific Northwest and state planning officials there have for some time been puzzled by the problems which have followed this mod Ern variation of earlier pioneering along the Oregon Minneapolis Tribune. Not even a Chance to practice j 19sj. The Public Ledger h Askin i letter try i be Heitic a Ila Siton. Rural districts need better housing. Washl Ngann d. C., May 8. Better housing is a term now of ton used. By implication 11 Means More Acle Lite shelter for nil the people but y application its scope is greatly nor Roihl and usually Means housing for Urban and Industrial workers whose income is insufficient to Fin Ilc them to pay for decent housing it prices charged by private enter prise concern for those poorly housed dwellers found expression in the Wii it housing act passed by con re or two years ago. The net com. Kilts Tho country to a policy of furnishing decent housing to these groups by. Means of whatever govern ment subsidy is necessary. Decent housing is thought of in the act As being socially necessary. Thus Ade quate housing for Low income groups is declared by National legislation to for general welfare then is. However no conviction or provision in a he measure regarding the housing of those who dwell in Rural iras. In the discussions of housing legislation in Congress it is not recorded that n single member made reference to better housing for for the Rural population. Advocates of the measure stressed the importance of slum clearance meaning by that term clearance of slums in a tors. Particularly Largo cities. Foundations have spent Large sums in experiments for better housing for City dwellers but so far no of for t has in made for in Experiment in uses for the Rural poor. The reason for this unconcern about the Rural Dweller is not d i f f ice l t to see. There is a sentimentalism in America about the country As u place in which to live. The City Dweller is constantly thinking of fresh air Sunshine and the Core free life of his Rural dwelling neighbor. Moreover the City Dweller thinks of Thise things As n satisfactory substitute for a l iving Inge. Wholesome food medical care educational of Portuni t i Sand other things which lie think of As necessary. Litera ture portrays the City slums hut ident Ica l and sometimes worse conditions exist in Many Rural loth d i f f i lore Are other misconceptions it Rural areas. For example there Ose who think that the unum Ihl ran Btu taken care or by mov them to Tho country where they Ilvin without anyone having to thought of the. Rural poverty it so dramatic. Its social Cost Fielt to estimate. I labor movement has become Locc which sets Forth of the s to the aspirations of workers Gen both organized and nor cd. H has fought for better in better schools and better Tion through political influence it has built up through the there is no comparable group be the aspirations of the Rural in Many sections Only a few so people vote and is an in Sci group they have no polite Fuance. Consequently no one nought to their need or bet using and Rural slums Are it result. Slums Are a threat to the and a Farr of the entire comand this has come to be gun accept cd. It has not come to really recognized however Al slums Are equally As great to the health and welfare Ole state or to All of a Sec ural slums Are so scattered Countryside that although conditions in these areas Are Linn average housing Condl the plums of cities few pea iliac them is n whole or arc Ray concerned about them.1 shims in Ivory state ire n number of houses de " cities. For the Rural Sec a Ever there has not been Fly indigenous typical so pattern. Consequently 10 such Impi housing in the United is found in Italy Denmark inny parts of the British result is a Pottor loss a improvised out of the to Mboi arc ploy i i will take 15 to cloth t h c. % Tion evilly in nor. H on is sail it a who re years to Voi poor of the Organ in Cal inf gives to Ter to partial City health Unity e rally n be per that Rui a men a of a win Tion r Over the housing worse to tons to pie visual particular Kulm thierr St Pard Foi tons. To developed Rural lion there is n Cal Rural states As and in m Sles the Hodge pod i h Haar answers to questions by Frederic j. Ii Askin. A Reader can pet the answer to any question of fact by or i t ing the Gazette information Bureau Frederic j. Haskin director Washington i. 1 Eliise enclose three 3 cents for reply. 1. A Hon did aim Unz Lomova conic to plus country. .1. Ii. A. Madame Nazimova came to the United states la 1905 with a russian theatrical company. Her first appear Unco was in new York that year when she plan yell the part of Lla in the chosen j. I Lri Ifica rive lilo or l j r in of sinking Wilny no i i Iii by. S. La. I. A. The movement for the revival of the old fashioned mass Harmony singing began in Benlon in 1884 when James r. Lemon his brother George and a few others gathered at the old Beniton Seminary and snug songs cheapest material available lacking in both the Beauty and the sub Stan Tia Lity which c h a r a c t e r z e Rural houses in Europe where better construction and landscape practices make Rural cottages in England and farm houses in Denmark among the most Beautiful dwelling places in the world. But notwithstanding the poor Type of construction on Rural houses in the United states there is much written and said about Fine old coun try Homes. These have been All but immortalized in books and pictures. Their number however is exceedingly Small in comparison to Rural housing needs. Moreover most of these old Homes Are rapidly decaying and with few exceptions Are without modern facilities. Farm Homos Are Low in value. For example the average farm dwelling in the South is Worth 5 550 average Hoise of farm renter. 8350. Over half the Farmers in the South Are tenants who live in the latter Type. Nearly one f i f the of nil Southern farm houses have no toilet facilities even of the most primitive Type. The South however is not alone in the picture of Rural slums. They Are found More or less in every state but the most serious plight is that of the migrant farm families who follow seasonal crops to obtain employment in planting and harvesting seasons. The largest number of these Are to be found on the Pacific coast where in California alone migrant farm families d r i f t ing from crop to crop have reached the total of 250.000 people. Wherever there is work for a few Days or a few weeks the family settles Down either in a ragged tent or under the open sky be t t i no their water from an irrigation ditch or any near by Stream. Such families arc also to be found in Arizona Idaho Washington Ore gon. Texas. Florida and new Jersey. There Iro 500,000 of thess migratory families in the United states or 2, 000,000 men women and children or i f t ing around in search of seasonal labor. The number of these migrant workers is increasing it the rate of something like 100,000 a year. The scale of l iving of a european peasants luxury compared to that of these families. Three Mil l Ion dwellings required. Whether landowner tenant Farmer or migratory worker Rural housing presents both a problem and an Opportunity. The Federal government has in various parts of the country in recent years built some 14,000 houses for farm families but this is not n fringe of the need. Indeed it is scarcely a demonstration. Three million new dwellings would be required to House with any sort of decency the country s farm popu lation. The work and materials Nec Essary for such a Gigantic under taking stagger the imagination and inc doubts that it would revive siness in an unprecedented Man Ner. The fact is. That architects. And builders have not found How to get a House cheap enough to be paid for out of the average farm income. This s the problem which confronts those note rested in improving housing conditions for Rural families. It is Tho problem that seems inescapable u the Standard of living in Tho United states is to be maintained and if Lum clearance is to mean All that k implies. From the Southern Harmony sing in Billy Walker s Book. Prom this simple beginning has developed the unique festival held regularly for 54 years in the courthouse in Benton with Many thousand attending from All Over Western Kentucky Tennessee Missouri and Illinois. The fourth sunday in May is the regular Date for singing Day. Q. How Large is the Hij Thicket in Texas k. H. G. A it has an area of about 2,000.000 acres in dense Forest with vines which make an almost impenetrable Jungle. Q. Ishu was the first White chill i born in americ Aii. S. A. Virginia Dure was Bora in a gust 1587, at Roanoke Island Virginia which is now part of North Carolina. She was the granddaughter of John White the governor of the Colony sent out by sir Walter Raleigh. J. Was baseball played before 1830s. J. H. A. While the first game under the Abner Doubleday rules was played in 1839, it was evidently a children s gome Long before this. V. V. Parma curator of rare books at the Library of Congress at Washington. D. C., recently showed n child s Book entitled a Little pretty pocketbook printed in 1787 which contains a verse on baseball illustrated by a woodcut of boys playing Tho game. Q. Why do jewish people refuse to cat pork h. N. A. The eating of pork or the flesh of Swine is strictly prohibited to those of the jewish Faith to the Book of Leviticus 11 7-8 and the Swine Tho High he Divide the Hoof and be Cloven footed yet he Heweth not the curl he is unclean to you. Of their flesh shall be not eat and their carcase shall be not touch they arc unclean to q. What presidents of the uni Ted slates were elected by the House of representatives r. K. A. Thomas Jefferson i 1801 and John Quincy Adams in 1825 were the Only presidents elected by Trie House of representatives. Q. How much has the government s p e 111 on maintaining american cemeteries in France e. T. Mob. A. From the period of the world War through 1925, the total Cost of the american cemeteries in France was $1.210,074 for Purchase of land establishment of cemeteries and maintenance. Since 1925 these Ceme teries have Cost about s100.000 per year for maintenance. Q. To it possible for a boy from the United states to w o r k his Way through College in Mexico k. V a. It is not legally possible in mex Ico for foreign students to secure part time work to finance their col lege courses. Old Home week Murdee Atwood Taylor q. How Ninny slaves wore ii or in tin unit i states in Leov c. A. T. A. In 1860 there were 3,953.760 slaves in the United states. The characters Asey Mayo Cape cod Sleuth. Kay Thayer girl reporter. Yesterday the criminal eludes Asty. Us he discovers Lane s car was used. Means White Brin Ley picks up one of the dummies he found in the Rood. Chapter 45 More about dummies to a Lane Asey said which was the Dummy that you said had dropsy the one that toppled Over All the time that one Lane said with the Scarf Aroun. His neck. The one you just brought in from the Lawn. That was the one that dropped but i fixed an this one from Brinley s car. With the Stock an fancy Vest that s the one that s just acquired dropsy Lane said just today. 1 was going to fix it Tomor Row. What in the name what Are you doing Asey set to work disrobing the Dummy he had just brought in from the Lawn. But it s the other one Kay Aid. It s the other one he took. you re working on the one that was Here the one he did t Lake the i know but he continued to rummage around in the pockets and the Lin ing of the Tail coat belonging to the figure he had just taken from the Lawn. There he said triumphantly at last. " t h e r e catch Lane. a t c h e m an h o l d onto pm. There s your Lane and h a m i l t o n stared blankly at the two shells Asey had brought out of the lining of the figure s coat. Hamilton turned to Kay. See what i mean he asked. I knew he was after Asey Lane said How did you guess that on monday night Asey said i went to the fire at Slade s Shack. N in i Cut across lots to this place. Them dummies scared me to the Point of drawing my gun. But get this Lane. I Paw Only three figures. Two women an a Man. Next Day i said something about it an you told me that one Man kept fallin Down. So i thought of course that the fourth figure d been on the ground when i first saw pm. But it s been bothering me All this time just the Samey. Because i was cer Tain of there Bein three then an Only three later when Zeb a i drove up. An i could t remember one on the ground either but there really Are four Fig ures Kay said. Two men and two women what do you mean Only three Lane s look silenced her. Put it this Way Asey said. When i came Here first on Mon Day night there was three figures Standin outside but the fourth was t on the ground. It was in the Woods. An somebody was Busy peeling off his coat an things an Puttin on the s clothes. Then the land slopes there re member. Then he Rolls Down easy an cautious dressed in the Dum my s clothes with his Shotgun. After a while in gets to his feet. To any car Goin by. Or anyone Passinge s just a Dummy. An he can wait there for his Chance to shoot Mary. An he s also. Lane in the proper place to fire according to your Lane nodded slowly. "1 begin to that s Why i placed him Over by the Garden w h e r e the f figures would t have been in his Way. I Neve thought about go the fireworks beg in Asey continued. Mary Randall leans across the window to get a cigarette Box. Fellow shoots twice a her head outlined on the Shade ail under the cover of the fireworks noise. He Don t have to run. Be cause if anyone hears or catches on he s the Dummy on the ground again. But no one comes. Jane s listening to the concerts on the Short wave with Static galore an the fireworks is booming. He Waits till he feels he s Safe an then cuts Back to the Woods to out on his own clothes. An then. I d say. To his great annoyance an alarm. Zeb an i come Back durin the proc i but the shells Lane said. How do you account for an the pocket Xira it. He s s t uck pm in his pocket he must have re loaded an he knew better than to leave the shells. So he Sticks pm in his that is to say the figures pocket. Then Zeb an income. We rattle him. He changes in a flurry puts the Dummy s clothes Back on it. An but now w a i to Lane said. There were four dummies there when 1 came with the doctor. 1 know that. The fourth was on the ground sure it was. Zeb an i go in see fellow gets on his things dresses the Dummy nuts the hat on it s held on with safety pins see any Way after Dressin up the Dummy he Rolls it Down the slope an goes the Dummy lands Back where in should. An i m willing to Wager q. Wlms muses steam to Rife from a Stream in the Early morning k. I. A. The United states weather Bureau says on Cool mornings the cold Nir near the ground having Over a relatively warm Stream is cold enough to condense some of the water vapor which has evaporated from the Stream. This condensed water vapor directly Over the Stream has the appearance of what is popularly referred to As steam " q. What was the Onte Zijic of the Mali Lek Poison Case that occurred Many years Njma in England ,1. I. Florence Elizabey Tjhan Cuer Maybruck was found Pulley of the murder of her husband. James May Brick by arsenic poisoning aug. 7, 1889. And was sentenced to 20 imprisonment. Of t h i s term she served 15 years when she was re leased for Good conduct it being customary in England to remit three months each year for. That Civ use. Much pressure was brought to hear by both English and american friends and counsels to obtaining a revision of the Case or a remission of the sentence but nil efforts failed. After her imprisonment mrs. I a Brick re turned to the South and in ism published a Book. My lost. Fifteen years mrs. Maybruck s own that about Halfway Home the Fel Ler remembers the shells in that then Why did t he come right Back Hamilton asked. Maybe he did. But Lane s Here and the doctor and Weston and Zeb and Jane and 1. An mind you from that time on there s not a minute s o m e o n e has t been around this House. He has t any Chance to get to the Dummy. See he s got to take the coat off an Hunt around in the Linin. Because there s a Hole in the pocket. It s easier for him to Plant shells an he does it prob by while pretty Man is Here. It s a lot better to give us fake shells that la Lead us to Jane an her gun she ave Slade than to get caught find the real shells or have anyone catch on where they All he really needed to do Lane said was to pose As a tourist. The tourists nearly picked those figures apart the last two prob by would have if he could have posed As one. But someone s on guard Here All the time. Any one trying to find anything is suspect. If he could be sure of Gettin the shells right off that d have been Fine. But i had to Grope for pm. That s a St Al interlining. He knew he might have to Grope an that d have Given him what was he after the night i met up with him Kay asked. Got to guess at that Asey told her. He had a Silencer. I should t wonder if he did t intend to silence the cop an take his shells then. Maybe he was just waiting for some Chance when he could get to pm. But he runs into you an into now what about Eloise let s Settle this first. Tonight our Friend comes right out in the open apparently havin d cited he Ain t Gettin places with his skulk in. Barges up in his car my car Lane said. Your car that he s previously borrowed from the fillin station. I should think that kid there might lose a lot of cars if that s the Way he looks after pm. Anyway fellow comes with his radio Goin full blast to make us think it s a Bunch of kids or parkers or tourists or All three in one. R verses his Ord nary methods. Grabs the figure that s Down thinking of course it s the same one that was Down the other night. Only Lane s mended the one he wants an this is the other. But not Bein a fool when he s through his sear Chine dumps it out on the Road for some one to find so s Well think that it was just kids havin risk involved would t he have done the same Kay said if he it got the right figure sure. He d have dumped that after he got the shells. But it come Over me sudden about Lane fix in pm an i just wondered if there was t a Chance the Feller got fooled. If a Pranky soul was after pm they d take the one nearest the Road not this that was farthest away. Would t have gone at my tires so careful so s not to be Fol Lowed in Case of a slip. There was a risk involved in stealing that Fig ure but it was important enough to him to take it. Well Lane there you Are. That s How Mary Randall was killed. There s your in t there a Chance that he might come Back for the other Fig ure Kay asked. He might. Stick Emback Ham Ilton an have someone watch. But i Don t think hell be Back. He � ought to be disposing of his shot gun. If you had t talked so about that figure fallin. Lane i d have passed this off As kids. After All we can t prove your car was taken even though we know it. Mayba Kay an i followed two other cars. Maybe Sammy slashed the tires. But Well we found the shells. Now All you got to do is to find a gun that that s Lane s laugh was hollow. That s All. But one thing i know those shells did t come from Jane s gun. Altogether Dif Ferent Mark. Well play with pm for prints. Why do you suppose Asey after stealing Jane a that is Slades gun. Another was used a raps he preferred his own to a mail order one Asey said. A raps it was just his idea to Plant All he could on Jane in passin what i d like to Kay said How did he manage to get Back so quickly if he took Lane s car alter he whizzed by us Asey said after the Axle broke he might have turned right around. Might have been the first car that passed by us. Can t Tell. Prob by he d already thrown the figure out by then Lane. I hear any number of cars Zeb Chase dashed in followed by Jeff Leach and Weston and Brinley. Weston and i Brinley said want to know what s going i be been tearing around Zeb said trying to find iome Trace of you and when i just went Back to aunt Sara a Jeff said he d called Brinley and Brinley said you d been there what s happened come on Kay said Asey. Zeb s Takin us Home with continued tomorrow copyright 1s3si r As it was in Billings. 45 and 35 years ago today \�=3f===3t pc 3t= is years ago. Kroin the Iaz Clec. My 8, 1891. Z. W. Alexander who claims to have found placers it the loot of sheep mountains in Dawson county which fire now exciting the floating population of the state is Well known of Charles v. Peck who worked with him on a Survey a Long time ago in the neighbourhood of the Placer locations. The locator is said to be a Man of veracity and conservative and or. Peck confesses to some measure of Faith in the value of the discoveries is reported by Alexander. Admitting that there Are Good pincers in the Schilon named the Scarcity of water will make it impossible to work them except in a few months alter a Winter of snowfall such As the inst one. Is years ago. From the , Liny 8. 11 04. Today the recently organized civic i improvement league did Tho first work in accomplishing the object of its organization when it distributed seeds and Trees among the pupils of the Public schools of the City. I. D. O Donnell contributed the Trees and the government provided the seeds. Two thousand packages of Flower and grass seeds were Given out by Secre tary Denniston. Who also made a Short talk to the pupils of the High school. Two Hundred Elm and Ash Trees were donated by or. O Donnell. Who acted As speaker for the league at the South Side schools. Judge Matheson represented the society at a gathering of the children on the North Sidt f i f the Grade and lower. Fully a Quarter of the sum spent each year in the United states for heating is wasted through Lack of proper House insulation. Use of Dou ble windows and storm windows in the average House will save 30 per cent of the fuel Bill

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