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EUREKA NEWS
Border 4-H Club Meets
The Border 4-H Club held
regular meeting at Mr. McMullen's
home May 23 at 8 o'clock. The of
ficers meeting in Kalispell was dis
cussed but it was found that
one could attend. There is to
only one meeting a month during
the summer.
The community welfare job
discussed but nothing definite
set for it. Some of the record books
were checked and found up to date.
The next meeting will be held
June 27 at Peltiers. The meeting
was adjourned. It was followed by
a delicious lunch served by Mrs. Mc
Mullen.
R _.
Baptist Church News
R«v. and Mrs. F. L. Levns and
son Alfred are expected to arrive
uus week to assume the duties of
Pastor. Services are as usual. There
wnl be a reception at the church
in their honor, Friday evening June
7th at 6:30 All friends of the
Church as well as Church mem-1
bers are invited.
was
was
Blue Ribbon 4-H Club
* ® Iue ^bbon 4-H Club met
at the home of Ann Skelly on Sat
urday, May 25, with Carol Kearney
agisting Ann as hostess. They de
cided to have a picnic at Tetrault
Lake on Sunday, June 2. Other
members, their families and friends,
are invited to join them.
_ ,
Eastern Star Entertains
Lillian Chapter No. 64 O. S. S.
met for their regular session Tues
day May 21st after which they en
tertamed in honor of Mrs. Jane
McGlenn, who Has moved to White
fish and has been a member at
Eureka for thirteen years; for Mr.
and Mrs. Korn who are moving to
Deer Lodge and for Mr. and Mrs.
Culver, who are moving to Thomp
son Falls. The tables were beauti
fully decorated by Mrs. Voorhees,
the month of May predominating
with its May pole and cut flowers,
Appropriate gifts were presented
to the honored guests by Mrs. Ethel
Long, after a delicious lunch bad
been served.
-
Troop 58 Takes Honors
In County Camporee
Eureka's Troop 58 received the
highest rating in the County Boy
Scout Camporee held at the CCC
camp ground at Libby May 25th
and 26th, having a rating of 95
points. Troy received second hon
ors with 60 points which was par
ticularly remarkable as only four
members of their troop attended.
Libby took third with 40 points.
In the contests Eureka took the
following places:
Signaling - Half mile distance—
1st place - 20 points.
Fire Building - 2nd place—15
points.
Tent Peg Driving - 3rd place—
10 points.
First Aid - 1st and 3rd place
30 points.
Compass - 1st place — 20 points,
ternoon to help, her celebrate her
The boys attending
Stag Patrol - James Peltier, Rob
were:
Watch Out For Coccidiosis Among
Your Young Chicks During
This Wet Weather
A few days neglect may mean the loss
of all your profit from the flock
We have the remedy "CoxitroF and Cod
Liver Oil to combat the infection . , ,
The Eureka Drug Store
The Sto re w ith a purpose, "to serve yon
H. WITHYCOMBE, Ph. G., Proprietor
STATE OF MONTANA
OFFICE OF STATE EXAMINER
Helena
May 15. 1946
To the Honorable Board of County
Commissioners and the County
Attorney of Lincoln County,
Libby, Montana.
Gentlemen:
^ e herewith submit a report of the regular annual examination of
the books, records and affairs of the County of Lincoln, as made by S. L.
V 1e Y, e ' J„.i ef Examiner , said examination commencing on the 8th day of
April, 1946, and concluding on the 26th day of April, 1946.
Respectfully,
W. A. BROWN
STATE EXAMINER
COUNTY OF LINCOLN
Statement as of March 31, 1946
RESOURCES:
Cash, County Portion ..
T. and A. Portion
$ 74,636.21
91,462.50
$ 166,098.71
Petty C asK
Clerk, $250.00; Library, $50.00
Taxes Receivable,
County Portion .
T. & A. Portion ..
Lands Acquired by Tax Deeds,
County Portion, O. D.
T. & A. Portion .
Stores ---
Tools and Midwaary ..
Ldks Depreciations . .» .
Lands and Buildings..
Less Depreciations -
300.00
$ 84.752.61
117.133.36
181,885.97
2,991.99
2,456.08
OD 535.91
542.13
21,«06.76
77.616.56
56,009.80
225,538.29
... 69,976.62
175.561.67
its
be
ert Curtis, Vernon Stockner, Clif
ford Curtis, Donald Barney.
Flying Eagle Patrol - Tom Am
brose, Gaius Clark, Tim Peltier
Tommy Skelly.
Rattlesnake Patrol
ard, Charles Bronson, James Slater.
Beaver Patrol - Bob Korn, War
ren Hanson. Frank Wetzel.
Wolf Patrol - Tommy Chalcraft.
Camp was set up at 11:00 a.
Saturday, giving us a chance to use
our new nylon mountaineer tents
and Eider down sleeping bags that
we received from the War Surplus
Administration. The signalling
test was held Saturday afternoon
at the Libby Airfield. A baseball
game with Libby and Troy vs. Eur
eka was held Saturday evening.
Saturday night seven Eureka boys
received their second class badges
They were Donnie Leonard, Warren
Hanson, Bob Korn. Tom Ambrose,
Gaius Clark, Robert Curtis and
James Peltier. After the badges
j were presented Tenderfoot Inves
teture ceremonies
Don Leon
no
con
were held for
j Charles Bronson and Tommy Chal
j craft of Eureka.
j Following this we were given
interesting talk by Mr. Fitzsim
mons who had served under Lord
Baden PoweR, Scouting's founder,
in the Boer War and Mr. Gillespie
of Libby presented us all with bags
of pop-corn. Sunday forenoon con
tests were held and after dinner
i we returned home.
. The Camporee marked our last
j troop meeting with Mr. Culver
Scoutmaster and all of extend
an
as
us
! him our gratitude for the wonder
1 ful job he has done in organizing
and guiding our troop.—Tom Am
bose and Gaius Clark, Troop Re
' porters.
Hospital Notes
Mrs. James Shaw was dismissed
on May 26th.
Mrs. Geo. Homier of Trego was
admitted on May 26th and had a
baby boy the same day, weighing
i 8 pounds and 8
Mrs. Frank Dierman was admit-
ted on May 25th and a baby boy
was born the same day weighing
7M> pounds.
Mrs. Clifford Gilchrist was ad
mitted on May 28th.
Mrs. Green and Gladies Stocy
have returned from their vacations
and are back to work in the his
pital
-oz.
Memorial Services for RNA
Rev. Delaney gave the Memorial
Service for the Royal Neighbors
on Sunday May 26.
on the "Good Samaritan
explanation was very clear.
Continued on page eleven
His talk was
and his
The
—Baker's Radio Service has new
Battery Radio Sets for farm
Cabins.
or
lc
CLARK'S HOSPITAL
Eureka, Mont.
C, A. CLARK, M. D.
DR. E, T. DICKINSON
Dentist
Furniture and Fixtures
Less Depreciations ..
47,467.34
26,955.11
20,512.23
Roads
500,843.86
Less Depreciations
500,843.86
Bridges
239.528.34
154.911.95
Less Depreciations
84.616.39
Ferries
2,342.94
2,089.35
Less Depreciations
253.59
TOTAL ASSETS
1,151,685.40
$ 3,146.77
LIABILITIES:
Warrants Outstanding ..
Undistributed Funds:
C. 1946 Personal Tax Collections
D. 1946 Motor Vehicle Tax Collections
1.700.68
8.391.68
10.092.36
Bonds Outstanding;
Court House .
Bridge .
11,376.47
2,350.00
TOTAL COUNTY LIABILITIES
Trust and Agency Orders Outstanding:
Reserves:
County .
Trust and Agency .
Revenue Accumulations (Surplus) .
TOTAL .
TREASURER'S OFFICE
CASH;
To Balance in Funds, last examination, July-31, 1944
To Receipts from said date to March 31, 1946, inc.
TOTAL ...
By Disbursements, same period .
26,965.60
932.08
205,213.91
206,145.99
918,573.81
_
1 151 685 40
Mrs. Letha Sauer, Treasurer
$ 171 617.86
806 223 16
'
977,841.02
811,741.31
Balance to be accounted for
166,099.71
PROOF:
Balance
General Ledger as per Statement
Shortage
$ 166,098.71
!
L00
166.099.71
RECONCILEMENT
Cash and Cash Items in Office .
FIRST STATE BANK, Libby, Montana:
Bank Balance .
Less Outstanding Checks .
S
$ 7,636.46
160,410.23
1,947.98
158,462.25
Total as above
'Difference
166,098.71
1.00
166,099.71
* 1946 Motor Vehicle License and Tax Receipts
for $6.36, erroneously taken into account as $5.36.
DRIVER'S PERMITS
Year ef 1944
No. 96
To 3000 Permits Charged .
To 2526 Permits sold @ 75c
To 2 Permits Cancelled @ 75c
To 472 Permits not used @ 75c
$
$ 2,250.00
1,894.50
1.50
354.00
Total Permits 3000 .. 2 250 00
Unused and used duplicates of above destroyed after being checked
during the examination.
Year of 1945
To 2800 Permits Charged .
To 2737 Permits sold @ 75c .
To 15 Permits cancelled @ 75c
To 48 permits not used @ 75c
$
$ 2 . 100.00
2,052.75
11.25
36.00
Total Permits 2800
2 , 100.00
EXAMINER'S COMMENTS
Receipts and Disbursements for the period were checked and verified
and with the exception of $1.00, noted in the Reconcilement, the cash
was accounted for, so far as we are concerned with the period covered
by the examination. It was, however, found that in May, 1941, during
Austin Fraser s term of office, certain Tax Deed Lands were sold to
one Joseph Gussenhaven, and at the time of the purchase Mr. Güssen
haven issued his check for the full consideration of the lands be bought
namely $432.13. According to the records only $86.43 of this check
was taken into account by the then County Treasurer* as evidenced by
Receipt Form A104, Number 212. Mr. Fraser is now in Germany, being
arrn F' kut it might be well for the Commissioners to instruct
the County Attorney to file claim with Mr. Fraser's surety for $349 80
being the difference between the check which Mr. Fraser received and
the amount accounted for by him.
Funds on deposit were amply covered by pledge of legal collateral.
CLERK AND RECORDER'S OFFIÇE:
Mr. G. C. Earle
Clerk and Recorder
FEES COLLECTED. August 1, 1944 to March 31, 1946:
Recording and Filing Fees ..
TOTAL .
By County Treasurer's Receipts
PETTY CASH FUND;
Cash on hand and in bank.
Claims not reimbursed
$
$ 3,393.19
3,393.19
3,393.19
164.95
85.05
Total Authorized .
General Ledger Balance
per Statement .
250.00
as
250.00
fnnrr?To^ E s D,STOICT COURT: Mr. Fred F. Clark, Clerk
COLLECTIONS, August 1, 1944 to March 31, 1946, inch:
Fees . « $ 1,478.10
S
TOTAL .
By County Treasurer's Receipts .
TRUST FUND;
To Balance in Fund, August 1, 1944 ...
To Receipts from said date to March 31,
1946, incl.
1,478.101
1,478.10
986.28
301.00
1,287.28
657.52
By disbursements during same period
Balance in Fund, March 31, 1946 .
County Treasurer's Balance .
•Detail of Trust Fund Accounts: « ,
Probate Number 44
Probate Number 377.
Probate Number 540.
Probate Number 571.
Probate Number 828.
Probate Number 887.
Probate Number 932.
Civil Number 492 .
Civil Number 553 .
Civil Number 648 ..
629.76
629,7«
$ 3.00
3.00
10.50
2.50
6.00
200.00
1.00
100.00
265.12
38.64
629.76
SHERIFF'S OFFICE:
COLLECTIONS, August 1, 1944 to March 31, 1946
Fees
Mr. F. R. Baney, Sheriff
S
$
111.00
By County Treasurer's Receips .
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE
111.00
Mr. H. B. Wallace
Administrator
To Balance in Administrator's Fund
July 31, 1944 .
Plus overdraft deducted in error .
To Receipts from said date to March 31, 1946
$
932.45
932.46
.01
1,327.89
2,260.35
694.05
By Disbursements during same period .
Balance in Fund. March 31, 1946 .
County Treasurer's Fund Balance ....
Difference .
*
of
1,566.30
1,761.13
194.83
1,566.30
Detail of Difference:
Warrants Outstanding:
Number/?40, McAn
Number 744, McAndrews ..
Number 689, Joe McKinley
.$ 10.00
... 168.70
... 16.08
drews
194.78
PAGE FIVE
Error, payment of Warrant
Number 666. Riley Estate ..
.06
I
194.84
Less error, Treasurer's General
Account .
.01
194.83
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR
County
Treasurer's
Balance
44.74
58.70
50.10
17.18
12.06
22.95
Administrator's
Balance
.$ 44.74
58.70
50.10
17.18
12.06
22.95
Warrants
Outstanding
Estate
Chas. Nelson .
Frank Metsal .
John Papageorge .
Tom Dillon .
Mildred Young
Nora Collar .
Grace Dewey .
Nickola Jackich ..
Joe Trambley .
Chet Carson.
Mrs. F. Aldrich .
Cornelius Sullivan •
Henry Brink
Edwin C. Strom .
Ed Riley .
Ed. McAndrews .
Joe McKinley .
S
5.03
5.03
50.86
10.14
50.86
10.14
3.48
3.48
OD .02
OD .02
.58
.58
75.19
1215.31
75.19
1215.31
.06
178.70
16.08
178.70
16.08
1566.30
^ 1761.14*
V I ' h tj T £ eaSUr 5 r S . Fm l d account shows a balance of but $1,761.13. A penny
detail accounts th<? fUnd bnnging the balance up to the total of the
? VSTICE OF THE PEACE:
£*. nes August 1, 1944 to March 31, 1946 . $
! To Fines in cases not reported
reported erroneously
Mr. H. B. Wallace, Justice
1.059.50
$
or
28.00
1,087.50
By County Treasurer's Receipts
By Fish & Game Receipts .
By Justice Fees deducted
By Fees due Justice, not yet witheld
791.50
122.50
140.50
7.50
1,062.00
25.50
1 Difference, due State .
Detail of Difference:
Summons No. 9775, Kensler. Fine
$10.00 not reported, due State
Summons No. 13577, Gable. Fine $10.00
but only $5.00 reported; due state
Summons No. 18525, Fine $5.00, but only
$2.50 reported; due State. Balance
Summans No. 23498, Fine $7.50, but only
$5.00 reported: due State, Balance
Summons No. 18521, Mahoney, Fine $3.00
not reported, due state .
Summons No. 23480, Martin, Fine $10.00
not reported, due State .
Summons No. 23468, Farrer, Fine $27.50, but only
$25.00 reported; due State, Balance ....
Summons No. 23481, Horstman, Fine $10.00,
not reported, due State
TOTAL .
Less Fees Due Justice:
, Summons No. 13575
Summons No. 22462
Summons No. 23483
$
7.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
.50
7.50
2,50
7.50
33.00
■$
2.50
2.50
2:50
7.50
Net amount due State .
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE:
COLLECTIONS: August 1, 1944, to May 1, 1946:
Fines and Forfeitures .
TOTAL .........
By County Treasurer's Receipts
By costs deducted .
25.50
Mr. J. B. Farris, Justice
Troy, Montana
$ 256.00
\
256.00
$
228.50
27.50
CORONER'S OFFICE MrW Ba„ r , Coron.r
C. Edwin Strom. Deceased; Personal Effects, Purse and $47.17; Disposition.
Public Administrator.
David Vaughn Deceased; Personal Effects. Watch, billfold and $37.19; Dis
position, Wife.
Four other cases - no personal effects.
COUNTY LIBRARIAN
To Fines and Fees collected from July 1
Miss Inez Ratekin, Librarian
1944 to March 31, 1946 .
By County Treasurer's Receipts .
$ 550.06
550.06
LIBRARIAN'S PETTY CASH FUND
I
To Amount Authorized .
By Claims not reimbursed .$
By Balance in FIRST STATE BANK,
Libby Montana
40.00
31.22
8.78
40.00
Mr. L. E. Tripp Justice
EurekaJVIontana
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE:
Collections January 1, 1945. to April 1, 1946:
Fines and Forfeitures .
TOTAL .
By County Treasurer's Receipts $
By costs deducted
$
123.00
123.00
108.00
12.50
120.50
Due Highway Patrol on Summons
No. 20121 .
2.50
123.00
Mr. C. H. Belmont, Justice
Eureka, Montana
$ 380.00
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE:
Collections November 24, 1943 to April 30, 1946:
Fines and Forfeitures .
TOTAL .
By County Treasurer's Receipts .$
By Costs deducted .
By Fish and Game Warden Receipts ....
380.00
270.00
22.50
87.50
380.00
FUND BALANCES AND OUTSTANDING INDEBTEDNESS
Outstanding Warrants
and Bonds
$ 28.53
129.10
28.30
FUND:
General .
Road .
Poor .
Bridge .
Library Fund .
Bridge - Bond Sinking
Court House Bond Interest & Sinking
High School General .
Protested Taxes .
Cash in Fund
.$ 18,714.61
. 34,479.87
. 9.431.66
4,657.96
.19
763.16
3,369.66
3,196.27
23.03
2,960.84
TOTALS
BONDS OUTSTANDING;
. 74.636.21
Cash in Sinking Fund
4,132.82
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT
OF INDEBTEDNESS
June 30. 1944
$ 2,176.72
65,270.45
3,146.77
13,726.47
March 31. 1946
$ 3,146.77
13,726.47
Warrants Outstanding .
Bonds Outstanding .
TOTALLS .....
Less Cash in Funds and Investments
available for debt reduction .
67,447.17
10,832.72
16,873.24
7.279.59
Net Indebtedness
56,814.45
9,593.65
47,020.80
GENERAL COMMENTS
Claims were found to be in good order, properly itemized, verified and
approved. The general retards were well kept, and the subsidiary Tax
Deed Land records were still being worked on, and should be completed
soon.
The Treasurer's Fund account shows a balance of but $1,761.13. A
penny should be paid into the fund bringing the balance up to the total
the detail accounts.
9,593.65
Decrease during Period
Respectfully submitted,
6. L KLEYÏ.
Chief Examiner.

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