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WESTERN NEWS
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With which is consolidated THE LIBBY TIMES and THE TROY TRIBUNE
VOLUME XXXIII
Libby, Lincoln Comity, Montana Thursday, June 2b. Ib;
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Number 4
Wheat Plan
#
Brings Cash
To Farmers
For Grower This Year Who
Take Part in Adjustment
Program,
FIRST PAYMENT
MADE IN SEPTEMBER
(Editor's Note—Following is an arti-
cle that explains more fully the plan
by which it is hoped farmers will
ceive a better price for their wheat,
under the new Roosevelt legislation.)
re
BOZEMAN, June 28.—Cash benefits
will be paid to Montana wheat farm
ers this fall probably by September
15, under the plan with which the
Agricultural Adjustment Administra
tion has decided to make the farm act
effective for wheat this year.
Montana ranks fifth in wheat pro
duction, the records of the U. S. de
partment of agriculture show. In the
five-year period, 1928-32, it produced
on an average 45,167,000 bushels
planted on the average, 4,536,600
The wheat adjustment program pro
vides for payirtg cash benefits Ho farm
ers on the basis of the percentage of
their average wheat crop for the past
three years, which is domestically con
sumed as food, upon agreement of
farmers to reduce their acreages. Pro
cessing taxes are to be levied to pay
the costs.
and
acres.
Will Pay Cash Benefits.
The plan will be to pay cash benefits
each year on the allotments of each
farmer for 1933, 1934, and 1935, pro
vided the farmer agrees to reduce his
planted acreage for the 1934 and 1935
crops by a percentage that will subse
quently be determined by the secre
tary of agriculture, but will not be
more than 20 per cent of the average
acreage planted by the farmer in the
three years.
Only an exceptionally bad season has
reduced the prospective crop for this
year, and the adjustment administra
tion decided to put the plan in effect at
once because of the existence of a car
last
ryover three times normal and be
cause heavy surpluses might result
from normal yields in 1934 on only an
average" planted -acreage. Theyrexpect
to pay two-thirds of the benefit this
fall, and the remainder next spring af
ter the planting season.
M. L. Wilson, Montana Agricultural
College professor in recent years, but
who qualified as a true dirt fanner
by homesteading in Nebraska when he
was 21, is in charge of the wheat ad
justment program and will actively di
rect the preliminary organization which
must take place before benefits can be
gotten to the farmers. Mr. Wilson will
work with George N. Peck and Charles
J. Brand, administrators; and Chester
C, Davis, director of production con
trol.
Approximately a million participating
wheat farmers should be affected by
the program. The administration wiU
be thoroughly decentralized, with
farmers organizing their own county
committees to take charge of local de
tails of administration. These county
groups will be the key units in the
whole scheme, and the farmers will
choose their own men to handle the
county program. Each county group
will pay its own expenses, to be
charged to each farmer according to
his allotment The more economically
the local unit is operated, the less it
will cost the farmers in that county.
Explains Plan.
The average amount of wheat that
famers have grown in the last three
years will determine the basis of their
allotments, Mr. Wilson says. The gov
ernment has official records on state
and county production. Averages for
the crop years 1928 to 1932 will be com
puted, and upon this average produc
tion and acreage the allotment for
each county will be made. After the
allotment is made to each county, the
county committee, chosen by fanners
themselves at community meetings,
will have each farmer list his wheat
acreage and production for the last
years. committee will taxe
an average of this, and then allot to
each farmer his proportionate share of
the amount allotted to the county.
Thus, the steps to be taken by the
wheat farmer who wishes to partici
pate in the plan are to join his local
organization as soon as it is formed,
turn in the figures on his production
and acreage planted for the last three
years, and agree to reduce his acre
age by the desired amount, in no case
more than 20 per cent of his three
year average.
In return, the farmer will receive
an allotment which is the same pro
portion to his average production as
the total wheat domestically con
sumed in this country for food is to
the total wheat grown. This allot
ment will be in bushels. On this al
lotted number of bushels, he will re
ceive a cash benefit from funds raised
by a processing tax levied on tRe basis
of the relationship between, present
price and parity price of the pre-war
period. It is estimated that about 30
cents per bushel will be paid, two
thirds by September 15 and,, the re
maining third in the spring of 1934.
To obtain the benefit the farmer must
plant his crop in the ordinary manner,
but if it is hailed out, dried out, blown
out, or otherwise destroyed by nature,
he will receive his benefit just the
Is Crop Insurance,
The plan functions as crop insur
ance up to the amount of the bene
fit on the allotted number of bushels.
same.
The plan has absolutely nothing to
JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB
ENJOY PICNIC AND DANCING!
The Junior Woman's club entertained
their husbands and escorts with a pic
nic supper and dancing at Linger
Longer Beach Tuesday night.
The evening startecU-yvith swimming,
after which a delightful supper was
served.
A short business meeting was held
and the following officers were in
stalled by Mrs. Ned Joughin; President,
Mias Inez Ratekin; vice president, Mrs.
Vernon Bessey; secretary, Miss Laura
Riley; treasurer, Miss Gerta Krause.
The in-going and out-going presi
dents were- ' '
the other officers with pansies. Mrs.
Joughin was given a beautiful boquet
of roses,
The rest of the evening was spent
in dancing and having a good time.
Music was furnished by Miss Evelyn
James, George Davis and Clarence
Brown.
roses and
ShOYd, Axe And
Bocket Most Be
Carried in Forests
Rale Applies on and After July 1
Camperg and Smokers Responsible
for Fires.
I
'Remember your shovel, axe and
bucket," is the word going out to-day
to everyone who intends to visit the
national forests by car or pack train
this summer.
''After July 1 the carrying of
shovel, ax and bucket per car or pack
train is required of all parties enter
ing the national forests of Montana,
northern Idaho, and eastern Washing
ton," says Evan W. Kelley, regional
forester at Missoula.
"This requirement, which has been
in effect for the past few years," he
adds, "has been a definite factor in
curtailing man-caused forest fires. In
many cases persons traveling over for
est roads have been able to put out
fires which were yet small enough to
be handled by quick action on the part
of one or two persons equipped with
these tools. Dirt is thrown on the
flames with the shovel. Where water
is available, a bucketful often turns
the trick. The ax is handy for trim
ming out brush and small trees in
a
Even if such a fire emergency
arises, the tools are useful about camp,
acowding to experienced.. mountain
travelers. The shovel is, in fact, almost
dispensible in making a safe place
r the camp fire, and in putting it
out properly before leaving. And both
shovel and ax come in mighty handy
in case a car gets off the road or into
a soft spot
So, "Remember your shovel, ax and
water bucket beginning July 1," is the
timely warning now being issued.
never
in
for
PUBLIC INVITED TO
VACATION SCHOOL EXHIBIT
The Catholic Vacation schoql which
has been in session for the past month,
will close Friday morning, June 30.
On Thursday evening at 7 o'clock
until 9 o'clock'all those interested
invited to see the exhibit of the work
done by the pupils. The exhibit will
include project booklets on die Life
of Christ, the Commandments and the
Mass completed by the pupils of the
high school and intermediate sections
and Rosary booklets by the primary'
divisions.
There will also be an exhibit of re
ligious pictures and objects carved of
soap.
Several pupils have been working
a very unusual project. It is a "Crib"
or miniature of the Christmas scene at
Bethlehem. It consists of a rustic stable
in which is placed a statute of Mary
and Joseph in adoration before the
Christ-Child, The whole is set in a
back-ground of evergreens and arti
ficial rocks among which is the glow
of hidden colored lights.
On Friday morning, prizes will be
awarded to those whose work has been
outstanding ( during the session.
The first 'Holy Communion for the
children will be held Sunday morning
at the 8 o'clock mass.
are
on
NOTICE OF CLOSING HOURS.
Notice is hereby given that,^ accord
ing to agreement signed by a majority
of Libby merchants, Libby stores will
close at 6 p. m. except on Saturdays
and pay days when the closing hour
will be 8 p. m., effective on and after
July 10.
(Signed) MERCHANTS' COMMITTEE.
4-5
STORES WILL REMAIN OPEN.
Notice is hereby given that Libby
stores will remain open on the n,jght
of July 3 up to 8 o'clock p. m.
MERCHANTS' COMMITTEE.
do with the selling of wheat by a
farmer or grain dealer. A farmer may
sell his wheat when and to whom he
pleases, or he need nbt sell it at all.
It is entirely up to him. The plan is
not a price-fixing measure.
While the measure is designed to
help the wheat farmer get a fair re
turn for his crop, the consumer is not
forgotten. The agricultural adjustment
act gives the secretary of agriculture
the power to enforce fair trade prac
tices among food distributors, and, if
the processing tax is found unduly
burdensome, he is directed to lower it
As a matter of economy and effi
ciency, the administration will use the
agricultural extension services in or
ganizing farmers under the plan. Coun
ty agenfs will take an active part in
the organization work, and are in posi
tion to give information on the wheat
plan.
I
Mo, Ball Games, Races, Music
Will Feature Libby's Celebration
All Arrangements Complete
for Day of Lively
Entertainment.
Chief Hoffman, general manager of
the Fourth of July oelebratio™ states
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ï * v . .
The chief says that the committee
m charge have been busy the past
week lining up the various events and
stunts for the entertainment, the ad-
vertising is all out Ray Russell has
put out some very fancy posters which
are taking the eye of the people, and
everything points to a big crowd and
a big time.
TO START EARLY
AND END LATE
1
-, , , ,
Every da v sees more attractions be
mg added to the list and present in
di cations are that the day will not
lack m something doing all the time,
Plans call for the big parade to a«
semble at the high school at 9:30 a. m.
It will start promptly at 10 a. m. Sen
ator Rowland will lead the parade on
the customary white horse. Following
will be the band, American Legion
patrol, rodeo performers and horses,!
floats, decorated, cars and the kids on
their bicycles. That the parade will be :
colorful goes without saying, on ac
count of the prizes given for the best
floats, cars and kids' bicks, there is
going to be a lot of competition. The
parade will end at the baa park at 11
o'clock, the judges' reviewing stand
being on Mineral avenue. Immediately
after the parade, Bill Kemp will take
charge of the field events, which will
consist of all kinds of foot races and
stunts. Bill says that it will take about
an hour and a half to put on his show,
then there will be a breathing spell
until 1:30 when the Commercial Club
tangles with the Lions Club in a kitten
ball game on the baseball diamond.
The game is scheduled to go five inn
ings, Boss Woods, who handles the
Commercial men, and Leo Welch, who
herds the Lions, both state that they
have been working out every evening
and that their teams are m good shape
to give the people a run for their |
It's to be fun to watch!
money.
these tired business men chase that
ball and run those bases,
The ball game should be over at 3:30
at which time Ferd Boothman and his !
gang of hard riding, fast roping cow ;
boys will put on a three hour rodeo. \
There is going to be a lot of stuff j
crowded into this three hour period. !
program calls for something doingI
the time. Ferd says there will be I
Vernon Bessey and his band will
give an out door concert at the school
house at 7:30, after which there will
be a dance in« the opera house, with
Andy Gompf and a six-piece orchestra
furnishing the music. They will also
play for a dance at the opera house!
on the evening of the third. Ernie'
Pierson and his gang will furnish mu- I
sic for an old time dance at the Wood-i
man hall on the evening of the Fourth, j
Bill Baenen will have charge of the
floor and do the calling. We all know !
how Bill can call, and when he pulls !
his coat you can just bet there will be 1
a hot time in the old town tonight. !
At 2 p. m the hasebe/i game between
Libby and Eureka starts. This is going
to be a real game, the purse is a good
one and Jack Harris says that his boys
are going out after that money. Word
comes from the east end of the county
that the purse is going back to Eurexa
so we are sure to see some real bail
and some hustling to grab the bacon.
Eureka is coming down in force and
will bring lots of good boosters with
them.
The
all
something doing all the time, that the
people will get action and plenty.
All in all it is going to be a good
show. As we stated last week there
isn't a dime in it for any of the pro
moters. The business men that are
back of the celebration are putting up
the money so that the home town folks
as well as the visitors will enjoy them
selves at a very little cost. Let's take
in this show. Paddy says that it will
make the old Teel young and the young
feel good Again I say "LETS GO."
E. M. B,
Montana Nay
Receive Large
Sum For Relief
Governor Cooney Says $17,000,000 May
Come to State From Federal
Funds.
Montana may receive as much as
$17,000,000 in relief funds from the
federal government.
This Gov. Frank H. Cooney an
nounced today while enroute from St.
Paul to Helena on his return from
Washington and conferences with the
president and Relief Director Hopkins.
In addition to the $7,000,000 allo
cated to Montana for its highway pro
gram as an aid to employment, the
governor said the state may receive
an additional $10,000,000 for water con
servation and other kindred projects.
If allocated, be said, the latter sum
will be expended to the benefit of
nearly every county in Montana.
It was in behalf of the conservation
projects, tentatively planned in prac
tically every section of Montana, that
Governor Cooney headed a state dele
gation to the Washington conference.
—Great Falls Tribune.
REV. RALPH HAYES i
APPOINTED RISHOP AT HELENA |
made I
On Monday announcement was __
that word from Rome was to the ef
fect that the Rev. Ralph Hayes of
Pittsburgh has been appointed Bishop
at Helena, succeeding the late Bishop
George Finnegan.
Bishop Hayes has held the St. Cath-
T££ e 'L paStora £ at . ^^gh since
SS
pïïfSSTTzszrsürz
Rome and ordained ln 1909.
Bishop Finnegan died in August
1932,
Forest Worker Loses Out
K, J. Boles was In Libby during the
week coming in from being employed
on bug control work in the forest He
states he has been employed during
the summer for the past eight years
by the forest service and that this is
the first summer he has found himself
without employment. He attributes his
misfortune to C. C. C. work. He states
that heretofore, after coming off the
control work, he had been employed
helping in the surveying of roads
trails. He was told recently that it
would be Impossible to give him work
in that line this summer as such work
has to be done by the C. C. C. boys,

and
More C. C. C. Workers Arrive.
Another special train passed through
Libby last Friday and left here
signment of negro workers for the C.
C. C. camp on Pipe creek. This brings
this camp up to full force. Men from
the train were also left at Rexford and
for the camp on Pete creek.
a con
Takes Fourteen
Innings to Decide
Baseball Battle
Troy Defeats Libby in Unusual Game
—Cubs Lost in Close Contest at
Bonners Ferry.
T _ , .
Last bunday was disastrous for Lib
by ball teams. The town team and the
girl's team both were defeated at Troy
and the Libby Cubs also drew a de
feat at Bonners Ferry.
The game at Troy between the two
town teams was a close one, however,
and required 14 innings to decide the
winner. It was 7 to 6 in Troy's favor
up to the eighth Inning when the
Trojans put three runners across home
plate and it looked as though they had
the game on ice. Libby was blanked in
that inning and the score was 10 to 6
f° r the Trojans, But the, Libbyites are
a fighting bunch and slammed Into
the Trojans for four runs in the ninth,
thus bringing the score to 10 to 10,
Troy drawing a blank in the ninth,
The tenth and eleventh innings were
blanks for both teams, each team
scored once in the twelfth and thir
teenth innings, Libby drew another
blank in the fourteenth while Troy
pat a runner across, ending and win
? a î ne ; .
. Fatt P ltched for Libby up to the
eighth when Burpee was substituted
after the Trojans had scored their three
ru £? in that inning.
score b V innings:
Troy 2041000300011 1 13
Libby 2022000040011 0 12
, , .
The girls teams of the two towns
0f>en * d t} ? e afternoon s sport, Troy
winmn 8 ®y a score of 12 to 11.
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UBBY CUBS LOSE
FIRST GAME OF SEASON
Lih.
Although playing good ball, the
by Cubs lost their first game of
season to Bonners Ferry last Sunday
at Bonners, by the close score of 7 to 6,
The Cubs held their own very well
with the Bonners outfit, except in the
second inning when Bonners bunched
their hits to score six runs.
Peterson was the outstanding Cub,
getting three hits, driving in two runs
and two Bon
H A
more.
ners' shortstop, played a nice fast
game.
The score;
Cubs
P. Baker, 3b ....
AB R
.5 0
Phillips, rf . 3 0
Rowland, lb . ...5 1
Rusher, 2b ....
Peterson, ss .
Martin, if .
Botchek, cf ....
Baumgart, c .1 0
Paolucci, p
Cormier, c ...
Wolz, p .
Ludvikson, rf
W. Baker, cf .1 0
1
2
0
0
0
0
4 1
.4 2
.2 1
. 2 0
1
1
3
2
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
o
1 0
3 1
2 0
1 0
X
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
Total ...
Bonners Ferry
Welsh. If .
Oriatt, 2b.5
Campbell, 3b
Johnson, lb ....
Lenhart, c .
Hoaglund, rf .
Crouch, ss
Bishop, cf .
Corbett, p _
Smith, cf .
34 6
9 8
2 0
5
X
31
1
2
1
0
5 0
2
0
.5
1
1
4
X
1
2 0
.4
1
X
2
...4
1
0
0 0
0
0
1
0
4
2 0
4
X
Total
40' 7 14 6
Summary—3b hits, Rusher; 2b hits,
Peterson, Oviatt, Johnson, Lenhart;
base on balls, off Corbett 2, off Pao
lucci 0, off Wolz 0; struck out, by
Corbett, 11; by Paoluuci, 1; by Wolz, 9.
H H $;
Cubs 40000100 1—6 9 2
Bonners 0 6000 100 x—7 14 2.
HILLYARD INDEPENDENTS WILL
PLAY PICKED LIBBY-TROY MEN
What promises to be one of the fast
j est baseball games of the _
dated for Monday, July 3, on the Libby
I diamond. At that time the Hillyard
I Independents will tangle with the
Kootenai All Stars, and the tangling
promises to be a thorough one. The
i All Stars will be composed of picked
| f la y ers f [ on ? the Troy and Libby
teams, which promises a rather fast
I a S8tegation, while it is understood the
Independents have not yet lost a game
this season. The independents
also dated for a game at LingeriLonger
Beach on the Fourth.
A return game will be played in
Hillyard later in the
season is
are
season.
Visitor Here Passes.
Mrs. Eva Santer of Omaha, Neb.,
who had been visiting here with her
niece, Mrs. Ira Tester and family, died
at the Tester home this morning at 3
o'clock. Mr. Santer is expected to ar-
rive tomorrow night to accompany the
body to the home for burial.
Pay Taxes Now
And Keep Property
From Being Sold
County Treasurer Bessey Tells How
Taxpayers May Save
Money.
The annual tax sale of delinquent
property will be held in the office of
the county treasurer on July 19, at 10
a. m, "There is still an opportunity,"
says County Treasurer Vernon Bessey,
"for those whose taxes are delinquent
for the year 1932 to redeem their
Puberty and pay delinquent taxes
that the property will not be included
in the tax sale to be held on that day."
"Those wishing to pay delinquent
taxes for the year 1932," continued
Mr, Bessey, "should include penalty,
or 5 per cent of the amount of the
taxes, and interest at two-thirds of 1
per cent for each month. Take the fol
lowing as an example of the* manner
a delinquent tax should be figured:
Delinquent taxes second "half
so
1932
$ 6.75
j
(
i
Penalty at 5 per cent
Interest to August 1 (2 months,
1.33 per cent) . . ..
.34
.09
Total « 7 is
* ' °
Mr. Bessey states that in cases where
th? firat half is also delinquent the
interest for eight months two-thirds
of 1 per cent brings the rate of in
terest to be added, in addition to the
5 per cent penalty, to 5.33 per cent
. Every day many persons are tak
advantage of the opportunity to
P a V tneir 1932 delinquent taxes before
tbe tax sale, states the county treas
uteri and thereby they save them
«elves additional expense. He also says
that at the same time they help to re
duce the expense of operating the
county treasurer's office, for the rea
500 that property redeemed after the
tax «ale requires about five times the
amount of clerical work that it takes
to clear property before the sale is
held.
MISS AGATHER MARRIED
LAST THURSDAY IN KALISPELL
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Kalispell Monitor; An event of much
social interest for the last few weeks
will take place Thursday evening when!
Miss Margaret Agather will become
the bride of Everit L. Sliter, The wed
ding will be at 8 o'clock at the Trinity
Lutheran church.
^iss Agather, daughter of Mrs. Al
f°ns Agather, has spent virtually her
entire life in Kalispell and has an un
limited circle of friends here as well
as throughout the state. She is a grad
ua t® °f the University of Montana and
has taught in the high school at Chi
nook for the last two years. Mr. Sliter
has also made his home here for a
number of years, having been em-1
thb-Lployed by the Mountain States Power'
company. At the present he is manager
of the Norman-Smith store at Somers.
* Out of Town Guests
Following is a list of the out-of
town guests who are here to attend
the wedding: Miss Vedi» Sliter of Los
Angeles, Miss Hertha Ziegler of Hel
ena, Mr. and Mrs. George Neils and
family of Libby, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Neils and family of Libby, Miss Verona
Agather and the Misses Gertrude and
Thresa McStravick of White Sulphur
Springs.
Pre-Nuptial Dinner.
Mrs. Agather was hostess Wednes
day evening at 6:30 o'clock at a pre
nuptial dinner given at her home in
honor of her daughter and her fi
ance.
Those attending were members of
the immediate Agather and Sliter
families and a house guest at the
Agather home.
The party included: Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Schoknecht and family, Mr. and
Mrs. George Neils and family, Mr, and
Mrs. Walter Neils and family, Alfons
Agather, Everit Sliter and the Misses
Hertha Ziegler, Verona Agather, Veda
Sliter, gnd Margaret Agather.
Mrs. Bolyard Is Hostess.
Mrs. H. C. Bolyard was hostess to
the members of the Entre Nous Bridge
club at her home Tuesday night. Mrs.
James Christie was winner of high
score honors and Mrs. Bolyard cap
tured the consolation. Mrs. George
Winchester, visiting in the city from
Oakland, Calif., was a guest.
Highway Engineers Visit Libby.
A. C. Clark of Missoula, senior high
way engineer of the bureau of public
roads in Montana, was in Libby Satur
day. He was accompanied by two other
engineers whose names it was not pos
sible to learn. They spent a few hours
here during the day.
Explains Lav
That Benefits
HomeOwners
Will Make Loans to Sava
Homes From Fore-
closure.
GIVEN 15 TEARS
IN WHICH TO PAT
Home owners thorughout the nation
who are having difficulty to pay for
their homes and who are threatened
with the loss of them through fore
closure of mortgage will be interested
in the new legislation that is aim-d to
relieve them of this burden.
The recent congress enacted legis
lation establishing the Federal Hbtte
Loan Bank and it is from this cor
poration the troubled home
secure a long time loan.
Mayor Elmer Switzer of Libby is in
receipt of a pamphlet sent to him by
Congressman Roy E. Ayers that ex
plains the plan of the new corpora ti o n .
Undoubtedly a number of people in.
Lincoln county will be interested in
the workings of the law.
Planned to Save Homes.
The Federal Home Loan Bank wan
created for the purpose of saving the
homes of home owners where they
are unable to secure money to pay
mortgages otherwise and where the
mortgage is threatening foreclosure.
The corporation has $200,000,000 of
capital subscribed by the government
and it has authority to issue $2,000,
000,000 in bonds running 18 years with
4 per cent interest.
Managers will be appointed in each
state and to secure a loan one makes
application to his state manager. If
the man w^ose home is mortgaged can,
induce the holder of the mortgage to
take bonds in payment of the mort
gage, then the Home Loan Bank will
loan him the required money, up to
80 per cent of the valuation of the
home. The bank will also furnish
money to
owner can
taxes that may be in.
arrears. It will then take a new mort
gage from the home owner, running
15 years, with payments either month
}y. Quarterly, semiannually or annual
ly, with interest at 5 per cent. The
owner will then have a long-term loan
with small payments,
If the mortgage holder refuses to
take the bonds and if the mortgage
and deliquent taxes (if any) do not
exceed 40 per cent of the value of the
home, then the government will loan
to the home owner in cash so much,
| as is necessary up to 40 per cent to
! take up the mortgage and then take a
i mortgage from the home owner at
15 years, payable as
| with interest at 6 per cent.
| Will Also Pay Taxes,
If there is no mortgage against
j home but the home owner is in danger
• of losing his home by tax sale because
of delinquent taxes, the government
will loan money to pay the taxes an
j amortize that for 15 years just as i
) the other cases.
The borrower may have an exten
! * on ^ree years on the principal
i he keeps interest paid, and the bank
| ex te nd the payment of both prin
cl P al and interest in cases of inability
P a ^' bu t the total extensions dur
in « , the 15-year period must not ex
three years,
Citizens should keep in mind that
°ur people owe more than $20,000,000,
000 on their homes and that no large
Percentage of this indebtedness can be
liquidated by the instrumentalities at
our command. It is hoped that all
mortgage lenders will continue to loan
( none y 1° the Y er Y k® 3 * °t their abil
ll y and that a11 persons owing money
on mortgages on their homes will con
tmue to carr y on the best they can
without making efforts to refinance.
A big enough job exists in mortgages
that " ave matured and cannot be ro
newed and in mortgages so seriously
in default that home owners are about
to lose tk eir homes. If good citizens
wbo are able to do so will carry on
there is a possibility of relief for those
wbo are unable to make their payments
bemuse of unemployment or other un
foreseen difficulties.
in the other case.
in
if
LUMBER SHIPMENTS
INCREASE RAPIDLY
SPOKANE.—Lumber shipments out
of the Inland Empire from Washing
ton and Idaho mills totaled more than
2000 cars the first 15 days of June.
This is the largest volume shipped
during any half month in more than
18 months and is better than 50 per
cent of normal.
The largest demand proportionately
is coming from the New England states.
Entertain For Visitor.
Mrs. Frank Pival and Mrs. P. J.
Shea were hostess Wednesday after
noon to a few ladies at a pleasant
social affair given to honor Mrs. J.
N. Nass, of Glasgow, who was visit
ing in the city. The ladies were en
tertained at the Pival home, sixteen
being present. The afternoon was spent
socially, with dainty refreshments
served at its close.
Flower Thieves Again Busy.
Flower thieves are again at their
nefarious work. The beautiful peonies
in the A. N. Richard and Fr. McRory
yards were stripped of all blossoms
last night and more or less <damage
done.
Ted Berry and Ward Shanahan spent
Tuesday driving into the northern part
of the county putting up posters for
Libby's Fourth of July celebration.
They visited Rexford, Eureka, Fortine
and Trego.

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