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fniinn.ir,rt „HWrc ; «îï ÏÂ! Z T .T S? Æ B S nrSi K C r r g year- Tola Butts, president Kather me Brock, vice president; Jennie , secretary, Lillian 1 rloh 11 ^(Tnnr?ir a Johnson ' reHcIecttd club reporter *hJhnmp X nf^ a 3 iî T ? î e hr n, w - EaC w f k 15 f Fin fi U pf h u and dishes, by Sec. for the Club Re porter - ■r. E. O. Club News The H. E. O. Club held its regu lar meeting at the home of Mary Firancis Ingram, with Olga Johnson assisting. Songs were sung. It was discus sed and decided for each member to make three signs to put on direc tory sign posts at various cross roads in the community. Further discussion was about the Club hav ing a booth at the fair in Septem ber. Lee Mrs. Sahnow and son of Califor nia are guests of Mrs. Sahnow's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wellington Brock. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Ross of Great Falls are visiting at the George : Ross home, j The Lou Brown family have mov- ■ ed to Gateway. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Leighty are moving into the house recently vacated by Brown's. Mr. and Mrs. Dell Fewkes of Troy were callers here one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ross and fam- ! News Notes ily returned fo their home in Ches - ; ... I j j Libby Professional Directory . j -1 j ~ ' Juvenile and Adult A. O. U. W. Life Insurance HAROLD GOMPF District Manager ACCIDENT and HEALTH INS. J. F. Fennessy, Jr. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW First State Bank Bldg. PHONE 219 GOMPF FUNERAL HOMES Libby — Eureka — Troy Phone 49 AMBULANCE MONUMENTS W. G. SEIMS, Dist. Mgr. MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW YORK PHONE 161M LIBBY. MONT. Dr. Roy M. Sherman DENTIST Office hours 9 to 12 and 1 to 5 PHONE 112 Dr. V. A. Hannigan dentist FIRST STATE BANK BLDG. i engineering, mining and TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEYING Lincoln County offers many Mining opportunities. IRA C. MILLER 1911 Mont. Ave., Libby, Montana AUTO - FIRE - LIFE INSURANCE CALL, PHONE or WRITE TED KESSEL I 509 Mineral Ave. - - Phone 91M Yaple's Barber Shop TT PAYS TO LOOK WELL " EVAN YAPLE, Prop. Carrie LaMunyan M. E, LaMunyan Cassidy Representing NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Telephone 31M - Libby, Montana Lincoln County ABSTRACT COMPANY ORGANIZED 1910 Phone 150 — 52J — 31R LIBBY, MONTANA "An Abstract of Title is a Necessity" Agent for the best fire insurance comp wies "Stock Companies — Vo Assessments" I ter the latter part of last week. I Dr. Keith Lowell of Cleardon, ; Texas, was calling on friends this vicinity last week. Mrs. Vande Viere left Saturday for Kalispell to visit friends for few days before going on to home in Illinois. Helena—(U.R)—Montana unemploy ment benefit payments for the fis cal year ending June 30 totaled times more than the sum paid out in the previous comparable per iod, according to the state unem Payment compensation commission. The commssion reported $5,808. 366 was P aid out for the 1945-46 year compared with $142.380 in 1944 . 45 H Broken down into the different types of benefits, the board said j state unemployment compensation payments totaled $828.566, compar cd vvith 573 431 the previous fiscal , ! year. while unemployed veterans allowances soared to $2,771.441 from! the previous $36.080. Self-employed 1 The Capitol Week veterans allowan ces were $1,458,369, far above the §22,896 paid out in 1944-45. while ' payments to civilians by other states totaled $750,000, compared with $10,000 the preceding year. The commission said the increases were due mainly to the end of the war which involved the return to M° n <ana of thousands of veterans and civilians. The employment de mand dropped in all kinds of payments, the com mission said, although there was and still is a demand for skilled and jsemi-sklled workers. "The demand cannot be met for ...... , me reason that during the war there was little or no training carried on for this class of worker. , . , . , , „ Also, | ie .. lac K of material, the effect of strikes both in the state and nation ally, and the general confusion of the reconversion activity contributed the unemployment situation," the commission said. Gov. Sam C. Ford has called a conference here July 11 to form a state highway safety council in ac cordance with recommendations of (President Truman's highway safely [conference that organizations be set in each state. Ford s call went to heads of county and city governmental units and veterans. educational, law enforce-ithe ment and other state groups. The meeting was to follow a special ses sion of an advisory committee. A six per cent freight rate in crease suspended during the war! be restored next month on all [commodities except agriculture pro--of ducts, livestock and sugar mattr the Montana railroad com-j mission announced. . THE LIBBY FEED STORE LINE OF LEE S Poultry and Stock Remedies INCREASING WEEKLY Slock Sprays - Bag Balm - Mite Killers Acidox and Germizone FEEDS AND GRAINS AT ALL TIMES Chop Feed Ground Barley Ground Oats Meat Meal Straw - Salt Oyster Shell Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays Blue Tag Laying Mash Em-Em Co. Dual Purpose Dairy Feed Hog Feed Growing Mash Ground Alfalfa Deliveries on F. C. ROBERTSON M Know O N T A N A . . ♦ » Names... Places RED LODGE By Jean Wright Klopeich, Reporter, The News Red Lodge, county seat of Carbon, situated in the center of statt ' s i «nest natural playgrounds, began as a thriving mining town in the early 1880's. According to tradition, a band of t urn Indians many years ago, left the main tribe, moving west in lo the* foothills of the Reartooth range, council tepee with red clay and this primitive in the name "Red Lodge." The town, platted soon thereafter, cencus shows closed in the 1920's and 19.'i0's is in huge cattle ranches the valley and tourist trade, wav is a They smeared their artistry resulted in November, 1889, was incorporated It once boasted a population of 4,000. The 1940 a decrease to 2.950 since local coal mines were The center of business interest in the mountains and fertile farms in The Red Lodge-Cookc City high ncnly scenic entrance to Yellowstone park. KALISPELL— By L. I>. Spa fiord. Editor The Inter Lake Kalispell is cniinty scat of Flathead county; population, 1940 (ensue. 1 he name was taken from the Calispcl tribe of Indians in northern Idaho, and was chosen by James J. Hill at l ie Unie the Great Northern built through this section. The original settlement the Flathead and the was at Demcrsvillq, the head of navigation nver. and the town was moved to the present site " am P jangl'd with the coming of the railroad in Jan niti I 1 ^ alls P t 'd is the center of a large lumbering and fn.mtiw a / e u 11 '! a 80 a shipping point for sweet cherries dustrv n o? St shore of Flatllt 'ad lake, a comparatively new in uusuy m this region. < -ii ANACONDA COPPER MINING COMPANY in a OVER THE DAM Thoughtful merchants recognize that sharp and abrupt price creases place ammunition in hands of the "permanent control advocates" to extend their hold over production and sale of goods. the normal course of events as pro uction costs increase, the retail price og goods advances proportionately step by step. But in order to justify price regulation, normal advances > n retail prices based on production costs have been delayed by catch phrases such as "hold the line" ders, "cost absorption" orders, etc When the prices of milk, butter and cheese should have been rising they were held stationary and the farmer was paid subsidies to make the people think that living costs were actually being held down. St adjustment in prices is as inevit able as is the fact that a flowing stream will eventually go over the highest dam. The longer the delay in price adjustments the greater i will be the increases cor ne when they That is why it was finally necessary for OPA to increase but ter He a pound and cheddar cheese 6c a pound in one order. These products has been underpriced so l° n g that they had practically dis appeared from the market. No one likes high prices but re tail must follow wages, tax increas es - and other costs of production as surely as night follows day. Long impounded prices are now going over the top of the price control dam. No matter how cates of permanent price control try to blame industry and the retailer Agriculture products and live stock will increase only thr cent under the order ee per einstatement of which was approved recently bv the Interstate Commerce Commis Limerock. beet sugar molas ses. sugar beets, sugar beet pulp and sugar beet seed are exempt from the order. The commission said the specific date for reinstatement has not been determined, but that the change would take place between July 1 and 31. sion. The board explained the increase was suspended by both the ICO and state body in 1943 because the income of carriers was believed adequate due to the heavy wartime traffic. , The commission also has ordered Burlngton to restore service of i trains 41 and 44 between Billings and Wyola. The commission said the was ordered restored on the basis of convenience and necessity, The railroad cancelled the trains in 1942 as the result of an Office Defense Transportation order the commission said, but did not re seme the runs when the order was (revoked in 1945. service for price increases, they cannot stop the trend until the cost of produc tion stops rising. Either we will pay what it costs Jo produce or we will not get produptibn. You can pass a law to price butter at 25c a pound and nylon stockings at 25c a pair, but you will get neither butter stockings. The regulators cannot ., ... - do the impossible any more than can t ie producers or retailers. in the In or nor CLOSE THE DOOR !n this day and age even with all the sa tty devices for fire pre vention, there remains the neces sity for quick thinking and acting' b \f indlV1 ^.» a ^ S w ^ en f * re strikes. Many articles have been wirtten on the importance of knowing when not to open a door when fire threat -1 ens a building. A little advance thought or training on this subject can save an individual's life. If you awaken from a sleep and smell smoke, your first move should not be to jerk open the bedroom door. ' instead put your hand on the door panel. If the wood is hot it that the hall beyond is charged with lethal heat and gas that kill almost instantly, and that the stairway is probably cut off from use. Escape should be made by window if possible, or at least call for help from a window. means With a closed door between you and the fire you have every chance of viving until rescue comes. Next to the importance of not opening a door is the importance of closing doors during a fire. When a person is escaping from a room where a fire is raging, if he doesn't sur ,ut the door the fire is liable to overtake him before he can make an effective retreat—this is true par si INSURE CANNING SUCCESS! > i lV USE, IP. /A JARS CAPS, LIDS A RUBBERS And follow instructions in the Ball Blue Book. To get your copy send 10c with your name and address to— »All MOTHERS COMPANY, Mund«. ImL i f W - I.» V 1 ... ■ -V :: *yi : Mm ■ 7 V * £;> y ,4 lei J I, v « ». > * # » » I» m t. h \ A A J I / J 'I* / 1' ii /i fm A it. i I j n ij ii v *n ij K H. à i.i 1 fÊ< I V /i & J— V ii Got a Match, Sir The "Fire Wolf" does not ask for a live match. He asks for the half burnt one with the life smouldering therein, drop it carelessly in some dried grass, ferns or slash, your matches arc entirely dead. He asks that you Make sure J. Neils Lumber Company's Retail Department deals in Plaster, Cement, Masonry Cement, Brick, Flue Liner, Sewer Pipe, Cedar Shingles, Composition Shingles, Rolled Roofing, Building Papers, Plywood, Zonolite, Heatilator Fireplaces, Sash and Doors. J. NEILS LUMBER CO ticularly when time is needed to rescue another party. Lethal gas ranging from 800 to 1,000 degrees in temperature can quickly flood a building. The two recent hotel fires graphically illus trated the truth of these words. Firemen agree thaf thousands of persons would still be alive to day j if they had known and practiced j the simple technique involved in I opening or closing doors during a fire. DICKEY JOINS CARTER OIL COMPANY STAFF G STAFF Dr. Parke A. Dickey, 37. widely known in petroleum circles for his work in geology and production technology, will direct the geologi cal phase of research activity at the Tulsa laboratory of The Carter Oil Company, it was announced today After obtaining his degree in geo logy from John Hopkins Univer sity in 1932, Dr Dickey spent sev HAYING TIME IS NEAR Check your haying equipment and have it repaired before it is too late .... WELDING DONE—All kinds of Farm Machinery Repaired. HARRY HARTLE 1211 Utah Ave. Phone 194 ' ' South Libby CONCRETE WORK OF ALL KINDS By the Hour — or — By the Job BILL WILLIAMS, Phone 165J Helpfirey 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 33 eral years in South America with the Tropical Oil Company. Later, he was associated with the Geolo gical Survey for the State of Pen nyslvania and with the Forest Oil Company and the Quaker State Oil Refinery Corporation In that state. Until he joined the Carter ganization this week. Dr. Dickey was associated with the Quaker State company, with headquarters at Bradford, Pa. He is a member of the Ameri can Institute of Mining and Metal lurgical Engineers, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Geophysical Union, and the American Petroleum In stitute. or George Westinghouse the centen nial of whose birth is being cele brated ths year, founded 60 panics to manufacture his ventions in the electric. com - many in marine, railroad and natural gas industries.