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U rjr l * e t> t)serv ^ s Neighbor Night
Thirty-four patrons of Tobacco
J Grange motored to Stillwater May
re*-?, a ttend the regular meeting
of Stillwater Grange. We were re
ceiyed in a very fraternal manner
and invited to a lovely dinner be
fore the business meeting opened.
Z 0 " 10 ,? 3 °î flC f r L ^ ere
recognized as well as first Masters
and special committeemen. Still
ÏLnL ?° nduc *; ed tfa business meet
mg in a speedy and efficient man
ne ,L i *
The literary program was con
dU The d men aMwered'^îôl^caï^ll
ing the™ favori^ pie and how it is
made—another group told "whv
am a farmer " Some ladies gave
a hot weather dish and the others
answered with "The first article
I read in the Grange Paper." Jos£
phine Webb sang a solo "Whâts
the Good Word Mr BUiebhdi"
State Master Weydemeyer gave an
address on Gran s l Interest
lation. Brother Purdy and Wiltred
Johnson and Sister Jean Johnson
took part in a play, "A Cute Baby."
Sister Moses, Sister Nell West and
Orval West sang, "Back To The
Ha Q rbo : of ir Ho r Sweet Home.
ster Erickson read an article
r. . Peists and disease control for
Mn 1o .
twn harmüiidl ^ Markey . pla J? d
ter? Harupv" af selections, with Sis
f: n ; rv t l a Br °n h % r
„ told a bttle stDI ^ cs>ned '
Th» ^rnornm , . ...
The program concluded with a
wenl S Sister 60 slf/hpHanH 10001 ^
RrpiLr T^ S th *K d * d
standing counle J ^ ** the ° Ut '
Shnrtfv aftpr mid niohf fVi*. moot
inf h hroto 3 ^ r m o fû n ^ me f^
g br e up, each departing for
home with memories of a most pleas,
ant evening.
V. F. W. Meet
Tobacco Valley Post No. 6786,
Veterans of Foreign Wars, was in-1
stituted at Eureka at the C. Y. O.
Hall, Thursday night, May 2. Vern
R. Kelley of Kalispell, post com
mander, department of Montana,
was installing officer and he was as
sisted by Vern A. Kellenbeck and
Ray Weaver of Kalispell.
Officers selected tor tne year were
John E. Helms, Commander; Geo.
Davis, Vice Commander; James H.
Flemming, post advocate; Thomas
L. Skelly, Chaplain; Roy C. Hoff
man, post surgeon; Bill Elliot, of
ficer of the day; and Otto Olt,
quartermaster-adjutant; and Nor
bert L. Schuck. Frederick R. Mar
vel and John D. Gaertner, were
elected trustees.
Fifteen members were initiated
and four were transfers. The post
membership set the first and third
Thursdays of each month as regu
lar meeting nights ana also voted
to organize a ladies auxiliary.
On The Sick List
Word has been
Bonners Ferry that
received from
xvirs. C. a.
Eureka, Mont.
C. A. CLARK. M. D.
You may emphasize your affection with a simple gift
which she will regard as a luxury.
Cara Nome - Harriet Hubbard Ayer's - and "Tuya
the Venezuela toiletries. — Under-arm Bags - Gada
bout boxes - Potted Plants - Fragrant Toilet Soaps.
The Eureka Drug Store
The Store with a purpose, "to serve you'
H. WITHYCOMBE, Pk. G., Proprietor
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Graves of Eureka, who was taken
seriously ill at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Curtis
Bonners Ferry continues about the
same. She is now in the hospital
in that city.
Orrin Frost Passes Suddenly
I Eureka folks were shocked by the
S ydden death, Sunday evening 0
Orrin Frost who has been a school
b us driver here for several years.
Th e obituary will be printed at
later date.
Birthday Party
A number of friends hel P ed Mrs.
Zook celebrate her birthday
Sa ^rday night May 4th. Cards
were played throughout the even
ing ' nign sc °re was won by Mrs.
Fred Johnson, low score by Mrs.
Tom Rldce > and the traveling prize
! by Mrs - Gordon Lyons. *
The honored guest was presented
with n.any love, y g, ft- „.te. which
a de h ci °us lunch was sci\ed.
K^ena» 4-*»
Kootenai 4_H Sewing Circle met
at the C. Y. O. hall for their first
meeting. API 11 13th - Meeting was
i called to order by our leader Mrs.
Virginia Erickson. There are nine
I "»«nh®». Election of officers as
j fol ' ows ,
President Shirley MikaLson; Vice
presid . ent ' Betty M | ckey; Treasurer.
Naomi Mackey; Secretary Leola
News Reporter, Marjorie
Quilling; Recreation Leader, Billy
^nth h „
y, 01 * 16 - m f. mbers 1 ar ? Hel en Barely.
™ d * Ma J y f e £ S °.?' •
a s ? cond meeting of Kottenai
4 * H .if ev ^ ng v cu ^ e . w ,? s April 27
at the C. Y. O. hall. The first of
our projects is making a sewing
basket and a pin cushion. There I
basket and a pin cushion. There |
were seven members present. Next!
meeting will be May 11th in the :
meeting will be May 11th in the
C. Y. O. hall.
Blue Ribbon 4-H Club
The Blue Ribbon 4-H Club met
the 27th of April at the CYO Hall
at 2.00 o'clock. Working groups,
were appointed. Club Books were j
brought up to date,
Hostesses are Paul Webb and
Nancy Clark for the next meeting.
Hospital Notes
A baby, boy was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Hume on May 6. 1946.
Mrs. Fred Dionne was dismissed on
May 6th.
Harry Lamoreaux, admitted April
27th, suffered a paralytic stroke;
April 29 George Ross was admitted
from injuries from a fall. Mr. and
Mrs. Burton Moen were made proud
parents of a baby boy on April 19.1
On May 4th David Lenard had ai
major operation, he was dismissed
on the same day.
Mrs. A. Shottanna was admitted
on April 13 from Canada and dis
missed on April 23r.
Roosevelt School Notes
The school was shocked to learn
of the sudden passing of one of the
Board members, Orrin Frost on
Sunday evening. Mr. Frost had been
a faithful and conscientious mem
ber of the Board for a number of
years and was always deeply in
terested in all matters pertaining
to the betterment of the school.
Three of his children are enrolled
in the school: Leola in the
£ ad «- o y ? n ÏL the 5th and
in the 3rd. The sympathy of
entire school is extended to the
"y * n their bereavement. We
we have truly lost a friend.
Mrs. Swing, teacher of the second
grade, has a remarkable library
reading record for her room. Among
the highest are; Philip Barney with
117 books to his credit; Mary
Gwynn. 84; Gladys Clark, 79; Faye
Pelter, 76; Deanna Cada. 55; Pamella
Dickinson, 57; Linda Roose,
Donald Curtis, 55; Ardene Cool,
Ronald Curtis, 41 and Roger Ley-1
f' tbarn with the grand total of
I books. Roger's books have included
several of 5tb 8 rade reading level.
Rotb Mrs. Swing and these pupils
( are to.be congratulated on this fine
! report.
! The Audubon Club in the fourth
£ ade took their last field trip
i the year on Friday afternoon. They
ViSlted the rabbitry of one of the
members Larry Holgren.
Girls of the 7th grade sold ice
cream and hot dogs at the track
meet Saturday. They netted $10.57
iwhich is going to be divided among
the 6th, 7th and 8th grades to be
used for their annual picnics.
i All the grades are taking part
in the musical being given at the
high school Friday, Mav io, in ob_
servance of music week.
Ed Richardson left for Spokane
j Monday on business.
Mrs. Maye Roose received word
from Betties. Alaska, that her son
Roy had been promoted to Chief
Communitor. Roy stated in his last
letter that due to the river break
age up there would be no mail in
or out until the river was free from
Bill Howe spent Wednesday in
Kalispell on business.
L *f r ' and Mrs ' Larr >' Rile y and
Jack Helms were Kalispell visit
ors last Wednesday. '
Ed Richardson spent Tuesday in
Kalispell on business
Dick Carson of Great Falls visited
Rill Buhmiller over the'weekend
Mr. and Mrs. Wavnr- Riactm
Mr and Mrs Wavne Rlarkman
of Thompson Falls Joent Wedges
dav in EureL vlsking at thï
of P J Zook and 'ifisn 1 tn aS
to business U6nd
Gertrude Dumbolton rpsignpd
f r0 m the Post Office Mav 1st aftpr
clerking there for twentv ' waar«
ose Mary Green will reolace her'
Mrs James
Lesdav at Kalisoell She
Icomnanied bv mIs R fl W n, t
Mrs ? McGIenn nlans in"
Whitefish Mav 14th whprp cHp
accented a nosition in th P
fi sh school for next v Jr
Mr and Mrs Irpminoprnf ma«
! f> s h celebrated their 40th weHHinö
anniversary 7t the home Ä
daughter Mr md Mrs Rn« w
ens Thursday Thev were ' accnm"
! panied" bv Mr and Y Mrl
also of Whitefish ' "* Isnei
Mr and Mrs Tracev Inhncnn
i Kalisoell visited friends anH r *.i?
lives in Fnrekn the mst
T hev were accom nan fed
Johnson of Plains fefhS ofVaiv
Roy Oxenders 'have purchased
the home of Jack Stevens and will
take possession in the near future,
Mrs. Jack Alavana spent one day
last week shopping in Kdîispell.
A dance was given at the com.
munity hall Saturday night by the
Farmers Union. Music was by Mrs.
Reed, Ledo Viszuetti, Mr. Hans
man and Duane Meuli.
John McKenzie was in Kalispell
on business Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Graves were
dinner guests Sunday at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hendrickson.
A recruiter for U. S. Army will
be in Eureka until May 23, 1946.
H. E. O. Club
The H. E. O. Club met May 2nd
at the woodsy home of Mrs. Albert
Brock, Mrs. Guy Brock assisting.
Miss June Harwood, lately of the
Wacs, was a guest. Roll call re
sponse concerned plans for this
year's flower gardens. After the
regular reports by officers and
committees, Mrs. Roy Brock pre
sented for examination the war
books which the Chib has been
considering for purchase as a mem
orial to the boys of this community
who lost their lives during the sec
ond World War. It was voted to
purchase these two volumes, which
present a pictorial history of the
war, and to place them in the Lib
rary at Eureka, after inscribing them
with a suitable dedication.
It was also voted that the Club
donate five dollars to the cancer
drive, and five dollars to the fund
for purchasing a granite monument
in memory of the service men of the
Eureka Community who gave their
! lives in the two World Wars, which
monument is to be placed in Per
shing Park in Eureka; this project
is sponsored by the local chapter
of the American Legion. Other busi
ness favorably passed upon included
a raise in the amount of member
ship dues, and the sponsoring of a
Club booth at the Grange Fair this j
Mrs. Truman and Mrs. Albert
Johnson were welcomed as new
members of the Club.
It was decided to hold the next
meeting at the home of Mrs. Cliff
Eayers on the first Thursday of
June; this will be an all-day meeting
with pot-luck picnic dinner; hus
bands of members are also invited.
Mrs. Pete Johnson will discuss local
wild flowers.
After the business meeting Mrs.
Guy Brock read an informative pa
per on Montana minerals and dis
played a part of her own collec
tion of mineral specimens. Later
plants were exchanged by some of
the members. A delicious lunch fol
lowed the program.—Club Reporter.
(Too late for last week)
< Mrs. Marie Mosby accompanied
ÄIrs. Fagerberg to libby Saturday.
She will rémain there for ^ few
days visit with the Klenck family,
and then continue to Spokane,
7th where she will spend a week with!
her sister, Mrs. William Koch.
the, Mrs. Walter Caroenter is vaca-'
Honing in Kalispell and at Lake:
feel, McDonald for a couple of weeks
i Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Willey had
Sunday dinner with the Foxes i
Fortme. Mrs. Fox and Mr. Wille
are old school friends.
Ray Williams from Flathead Lake
AnhTsp^nt Saturday and Sunday here
: installing a Delco light plant at the
Glen Lake home of L. A. Riley
The Rileys are progressing nicely!
with their summer cottage, and en
tertained there on Easter Sunday
with a delightful community break
fast in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Korn.
| Mr. and Mrs. Frank O'Brien
bought the Steiner place from Geo.
Davis and are making their home
Mrs Dode Beaman and her mother
ofjMrs. ;T. A. Hunter accompanied the
. - • Kalispell Thursday,
j ud Titchbourne recently reno
mte cïunie"ÏÏaœ" nd
in „ .. , ( space and rearrange
b„?h P ^ Ce
, ore roomy and attractive. The
r «°P ,e V* the town miss the;
juVobrx IholiP^lhaf^n^h tC> K the
Jd : d i, ,!if TUcLKne l.vînê !
quarters. g j
Mr. and Mrs Gene Sullivan I
Apgar Spent Easter weekend with 1
the Frank Coombs' Mrs Conmhc
had a Tovelv Easter breakfast for
them. with Mrs. Baeman and Mrs.
Hunter as additional guests,
The Whittvcombes, who have to
move from the Dr. Hamilton place,
are arranging living quarters on the
mezzanine floor at the rear of the
drug store, thus solving one of our
local housing problems.
L. A Riley obtained permission
of the city council to enlaree and
remodel the Montana Hotel, which
will be renamed Mosby Hotel and
Apartments. Remodeling plans will
add an apartment and five tran
sient rooms with private baths.
, 7710 Picnic and bridal
^ hower honoring Mr. and Mrs. Geo. |
^ on Sunday May 5 at Boisvert's!
Hal1 was an outstanding event.
Sin ce the bride was a Marion resi
dent ' dau ß ht er of Joe and Ena!
Mothka and the groom lives in the i
Thompson River country and was |
f aised in thls district, there was a!
large crowd - over 200 attending. !
11 was a wonderful get together.]
' Man y returned service men were in,
Tn evidence as well as all old timers
ha? of the Fisher River and Thomp
son Rlver - Los t Prairie and Mar-i
ion countries.
The man y gifts were beautiful'
as weR as Practical and the abund
i" of food was of the best. Chic
' ken and noodles and coffee formed
the hot part of tbe meal with a11
' klnds of
i cakes as well as ice cream,
II was ai * outstaning and long
to - be remembered day for the young
«S '•■couple who were recently married
Ph?il and to whom good wishes were ex
i tended by a!L
Ru^ali^w^hoTtefses 11 ^ ^
Kutn baJes wtre hostesses,
salads, sandwiches and
* j
The Western Union
Telegraph Company
"Notice is hereby given that
application was made on the
12th day of April 1946 by
The Western Union Telegraph
Company to the Federal Com
munications Commission to
close the Telegraph Office lo
cated at Libby Hotel. If the
application is granted, substi
tuted service will be available
from 8 AM to 6 PM at the
Office of the Interstate' Tele
phone Company, fourth Street.
Any member of the public
desiring to protest or support
the closing of this office may
communicate in writing with
the Federal Communications
Commission, Washington 25
D. C., on or before May 15."
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