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Mrs. Mabel Bennett of Libby visited at the home of her sister, Mrs. Fred Marvel last week. Mr. and Mrs. Les Matthews and small son, were guests at the home of Mrs. Matthews' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ross a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Matthews were enroute to their home near Fair field, Wash., from Belle Fourche, •So Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Archibald re turned Monday from a trip to Kalis pell. business Floyd DePratu was a caller m Libby, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Manoog Davitian Mr. Davi are in Rochester, Minn, tian, who has been in poor health the past year, is going through the Mayo Clinic. John Wenzler was a Saturday cal ler in Libby. Mrs. Lucy Head returned home from the Clark Hospital, and much improved in health. Kins of Whitefish visited relatives here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ladewig have moved into their new home, for merly owned by Claud Madden. Jack McCaffery visited relatives at Creston and Kalispell last week. Frank Balles spent the weekend with his family in Rexford. Mr. Holies is working for the Neils Lumber Co. at Warland. Mrs. J. L. Hurst was a business caller in Kalispell, Friday and Sat urday. DePratu and her Mrs. Chas. Mrs. Lloyd father, J. J. Nellis Went to Great Falls last week to visit relatives. Jack Call, who has been a pat ient at the Clark hospital for the past two months returned home last week. Mr. and Mrs. John Doble and Sam Doble are visiting at the Ken neth Kins home in Ekalaka this week. H. P. Carter of Savanah, Ga., ar rived here Friday to join his wife * and small son, who are guests at the home of Mrs. Carter's perents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom LaByer. 25 Years Ago Libby's Thompson, Amos pioneer real estate dealer, said that the housing problem in Libby is acute. For a wholesome, well-bal anced meal, go to the J & I Cafe. Good cooking, good ser vice, good food. Bob Bakker, Libby lion hun ter, discovered a large female lion and three fifteen-month old cubs near Stonehill Sunday. This brings the number of lions caught by Mr. Bakker this year to 14. You are sure to like the steaks served at the J & I Cafe. They are cooked and prepared just the way you want them. Governor Dixon was dissatis fied with the handling of some important matters and called an extra session of the legis lature. Coach Baker of the Libby high school basket ball team received official invitation for Libby to be one of the teams that will compote in the Inland Empire basket ball tournament at Spokane March 17, 18, 19. A nice way to ease the house wife's Sunday cooking chore is to have one meal out at the J & I Cafe. The last criminal prosecu tion in district court here Sat urday morning resulted in verdict of acquittal for a Lin coln county citizen who was arrested last May by Sheriff Baney on the charge of op erating a whisky still. Part of the alleged still, including a ough metal "worm" was shown m court. The defendant de clared. however, that this worm belonged to a tenant on his place, and that he himself had knowledge of its existence until the sheriff discovered it. He said the big copper kettle on the place was used "to heat water for baths," and that the supply of sour mash found was "hog feed." i no The J Cr I Cafe (Formerly the Model Cafe) New Motors $189 PLYMOUTH MOTOR Will fit all models 1935-1942 CHRYSLER MOTOR Will fit all models 1937-1942 Motors complete with new superflhish cylinder block, aluminum pistons crank shaft, camshaft, etc. Will also fit Dodge and De Soto $236 . WILSON MOTOR CO. BUTTE, MONTANA NOTICE OF RESTRICTIONS ON HIGHWAYS Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 184, Section 1751.7 Session Laws of 1939, the following sections of public highways will be limited, or otherwise restricted as to traf fic for certain classes of vehicles, hereinafter described, for an inter mediate period from the effective date of this Order. These restrict ions will be removed by proper authority at such time as road and weather conditions will permit. This order shall cancel and super sede any previous Order in conflict herewith: provided however, that this Order shall not supersede any restriction now in force covering bridges upon the sections of high ways concerned. Attention is called to the fact that the maximum gross load, maximum load permitted upon one axle, or combination of axles, or any vehicle defined by statute, shall not be exceeded, regardless of the size of and the number of tires used by such vehicle. U. S. HIGHWAY NO. 2: — From Libby. the Montana-Idaho as Belton through Kalispell. and Troy to State line, in Flathead and Lincoln Counties. * U. S. HIGHWAY NO. 93: — From the beginning of the oil mat ap proximately 2 miles north of Eur eka through Whitefish to Kalispell in Lincoln and Flathead Counties, Load Restrictions 1 —Closed to all vehicles whose gross weight (vehicle and load) concentrated upon any one axle Helphrey Motor Freight Spokane, Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Troy, Libby and Intermediate Points * Has resumed operations between the above points and is giving the same EFFICIENT service as before the war. Libby Phone S3 Banks You Business community. • AH three are closely linked in the • Business needs your patronage and it needs bank Credit. • • Banks need depositors, and need borrowers as well. • You need the things that business supplies and the services your bank can render. The progress of all depends on cooperation by all. When you buy and bank here at home, . helping to build a better com munity and a better future for yourself vou are First State Bank of Libby Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation §5,000 Maximum Insurance For Each Depositor Know O N T A N A . . ♦ ♦ Names... Places MALTA— By J. Russell Larcombe, Editor The News The town of Malta dates frofn 1887 when construction of the Great Northern Railway opened new territory to cattlemen sou of the Missouri river who were crooning the forerunner of Uon t Fence Me In." It was headquarters for such cow outfits as C>icle C. N bar N, Circle Diamond, DHS, 76 and the Bear Paw Pool. By 1915 it had become county seat of Phillips county, named foi B D. Phillips, rancher and mine operator. Homesteaders - mately made Malta a farming center and development of Und under the Milk river irrigation project combined with a faune - stockman type of operation in the dryland areas, confirmed its future as a farm community. Malta, with 2,500 population, draws trade from the Canadian boundary to Missouri river. Located on Milk river at the junction of Highways 2 and 19, it also sei ves territory for 30-odd miles east and west. The town s name; has no local significance. It was probably selected at random b> Gita Northern officials. TOWNSEND— By Grace Holla way, Editor The Star Townsend, created with the incoming of the Northern Partie railway in 1883, was named for one of the company s directors. It is located in the heart of the rich Missouri river valley on the Lewis and Clark trail, between two mmeraUy wealthy and pic turesque beautiful ranges of mountains—the Big Belts and the Elkhorns. The county scat; population, 1,311; only incorporated town in the county, elevation 3,812 feet. ANACONDA COPPER MINING COMPANY shall exceed four hundred and fifty pounds (450 lbs.) per inch width of tire. 2.—No allowance will be made for any second rear axle that is sus pended from the frame of the ve hicle independent of the regular driving axle, and commonly known as a Rigid Trail Axle. (a) — All trucks and trailers, op erating over these restricted sect ions of highways, will be limited to a maximum speed of forty miles (40-mi.) per hour, and to as low a rate of speed as fifteen miles ( 15-mi.)per hour, over such more critical sections of road as may be posted by the Montana State High way Department Forces. (b) — Commercial busses, opera ting over these restricted sections, will be limited to a maximum speed of forty miles (40-mi.) per hour, and to as low a rate f speed as fif teen miles (15-mi.) per hour over the more critical road sections as posted. LI MBER STRIKE SETTLED WITH KALISPELL FIRM The Montana district council, lum ber and sawmill workers, announced last Saturday a settlement of the lumber strike was reached with the Kalispell operations of the Monarch Lumber Co. Terms of the setllement include a 15 cents an hour wage increase in all job classifications and a two weeks vacation with pay clause. The plant, strike-bound for more than five months, will resume full scale operations immediately. MISS MELBA JOICE IS HONORED GUEST Miss Melba Joice was an honored guest of the Ladies' Aid of the First Lutheran Church at their regular meeting at the home of Mrs. Carl Larson on Thursday of last week. A wool blanket was presented to her as a gift from the society in anticipation of her marriage the following week to Lt. Col. Melvin Knudson. The members of the Aid extended to her their best wishes that her wedded life be a happy one. A set of cups and saucers was also presented as a gift from Mrs. F. E. Bateman. 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It will add to the safety of your new car investment. ... It will add to your veteran car's chances! . . . And the cost it adds is a few cents? Get your correct grade of Conoco N* h oil for Spring; see Your Conoco Mileage Merchant. Continental Oil Company CONOCO ■ ■ 1k •L: :• m !. • MOTH Oil . G' -;-- : . and romimior another big Ifigt Don't toy octan*—SAY N kNE* ... CO0OCO N TANC Q O UNI ■ m ; ; TRADE MARK r i COKJCO ▼ STANDARD MOTORS Distribuera Continental Oil Co. Products A Henry Hendrickson from Hins dale, Mont., a brother of Mçs. H, Hjortholm was a weekend guest Pastor and Mrs. Hjortholm. WELDING DONE All Kindis—both Arc and Acetylene. HARRY HARTLE Phone 194 South Libby 1211 Utah Ave. In 1923, the founder of Comman dée Lared: "We shall ism, Lehin, force the United States spend her self into destruction."