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The Capitol Week
Helena—(U.R)—The defeat of
B. K. Wheeler for the democratic
nomination for United States Sena
tor was national news of consider
able magnitude. Wheeler had been
invincible since 1922 when he
first elected to the senate. Each
time he won renomination and
election with impressive majorities.
This time Wheeler lost his own
county of Silver Bow to Leif Erick
son who this year as in the cam
paign two years ago for governor
ship had the support of farm and
labor groups. But analysis of the
primary election results indicates
that various reasons contributed
Wheeler's defeat. Some observers
believe the main cause was a gen
oral feeling of many voters that
was time for a change.
There were apparently several
factors that contributed to the re
It is obvious that many vet
suit.
erans voted against Wheeler. Roose
veil democrats were unhappy abouti.
his relations with the late presi-1
dent. President Truman's indorse
ment of Wheeler and inferred at
tack on Erickson didn't seem to help
the senator.
The five largest counties return
ed majorities against Wheeler. He
made his best relative showing in
some of the eastern counties but
did not do well enough in the im
portant population centers.
won
tion for governor in 1944 but
defeated by Gov. Sam C. Ford in
the finals, will be opposed by Sen.
Zales N, Ecton of Gallatin county,
wheat farmer and stockman. It
seems to be the best guess that the
republican state organization will
nomma
was
Libby Professional
Directory
J. F. Fennessy, Jr.
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
First State Bank Bldg.
PHONE 219
Juvenile and Adult A. O. U. W.
Life Insurance
HAROLD GOMPF
District Manager
ACCIDENT and HEALTH INS.
GOMPF FUNERAL HOMES
Libby — Eureka — Troy
Phone 49
AMBULANCE
MONUMENTS
W. G.
SEIMS, Dist. Mgr.
MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE
OF NEW YORK
PHONE I6I.M
LIBBY, MONT.
Dr. Roy M. S! merman
DENTIST
office hours 9 to 12 and I to
PHONE 112
Dr. V. A. Hanniga
DENTIST
FIRST STATE BANK BLDG.
n
ENGINEERING, mining and
TOPOGRAPHIC
Lincoln County offers many
Mining opportunities.
IRA C. MILLER
911 Mont. Ave., Libby, Montana
SURVEYING
AUTO - FIRE - LIFE
INSURANCE
CALL, PHONE or WRITE
TED KESSEL
509 .Mineral Ave. - - Phone 91M
Yaple's Barber Shop
IT PAYS TO LOOK WELL"
EVAN YAPLE, Prop.
Carrie LaMunyan
M. E. LaMunyan Cassidy
Representing
NEW YORK LIFE
INSURANCE COMPANY
Telephone JIM - Libby, Montana
Lincoln County
ABSTRACT COMPANY
ORGANIZED 1910
Phone 150 — 52J — 31R
LIBBY, MONTANA
"An Abstract of Title is a
Necessity"
A£ent for the best
FIRE INSURANCE COMP \NIES
"Stock Companies — Vo
Assessments"
be solidly for Ecton, which would
not have been the case if Wheeler
had been nominated because of the
Sen. b i''
Lnd tràl
"*®i andprofessional men and lar «
s ( A • . ti ■ . .
niriffman " P r °^ pect
was con 8' ess 7 1 ^ n ^ Iorn tfîe * ir ?*L P r
western district. Congressman Mike
re- Mansfield, Missoula faces Walter R.
^ an * tm - Bozeman, World war II,
veteran who won the republican
ri9 min ?h. on handily from Robert C.
Missoula, and M. S. Galasso,
® u * te ' second[district Cong
?;f sman Lesley A. D Ewart repu
^lican. and State Auditor John J.
Holmes, were unopposed for the
to nominations.
Associate Justice Hugh R. Adair
f asi X to PP e d l* 8 * of aspirants
it ;9 r * • n °U ,na * ,on *or chief jus
tice with Harrison J. Freebourn,
® u ^ e * former attorney general, the
second man. For the associate jus
. *ce nominations former Justice Ai-|
I bert Anderson was m front. Lee
M etcalf of Hamilton appeared to
J
.. >
iave won °th er place.
j Railroad Commissioner Paul F.
-1 Smith had no primary rival for re
I nomination. On the republican
side George Davis. Helena, won in'
a f lp ld of three.
Supreme Court Clerk Frank Mur- j
ray, democrat, and Lawrence Hel- i
1er had no opponents for the nomi-'diture
THE LIBBY FEED STORE
LINE OF LEE'S
Poultry and Stock Remedies
INCREASING WEEKLY
Stock Sprays - Bag Balm - Mite Killers
Acidox and Germizone
FEEDS AND GRAINS AT ALL TIMES
Chop Feed
Ground Barley
Ground Oats
Meat .Meal
Straw
Oyster Shell
Deliveries on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Blue Tag Laying Mash
Em-Em Co. Dual Purpose
Dairy Feed
Hog Feed
Growing Mash
Ground Alfalfa
Salt
F, C. ROBERTSON
New Higher Pay
5
for the Army!
NEW PAY SCALE
IN ADDITION TO CLOTHING, FOOD, LODGING, MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE,
AND LIBERAL RETIREMENT PRIVILEGES
Monthly Refir
20 Yean*
Service
lent Income After:
Starting
Baie Pay
Per Month
30 Years'
Service
Master Sergeant
or First Sergeant
Technical Sergeant
Staff Sergeant . .
Sergeant ....
Corporal ....
Private First Class
Private.
$165.00
135.00
115.00
100.00
90.00
80.00
75.00
$107.25
87.75
74.75
65.00
58.50
52.00
48.75
$185.63
151.88
129.38
112.50
101.25
90.00
84.38
!
IN ADDITION TO COLUMN ONE OF THE ABOVE:
20% Increase for Service Overseas .
50% Increase if Member of Flying or Glider Crewe.
5% Increase in Pay for Each 3 Years of Service.
I
Highlights of Regular Army Enlistment
1. Enlistments for 1 Vj, 2 or 3
years. (One-year enlistments 7
mined for men now in the Army
with 6 or more months of service.)
2. Enlistment age from 18 to 34
years inclusive (17 with parents'
consent) except for men now in
Army, who may reenlist at any age,
and former service men depending
on length of service.
3. A reenlistment bonus of $50
for each year of active service since
such bonus was last paid, or since
last entry into service, provided
enlistment is within 90 days after
last honorable discharge.
4. Up to 90 days' reenlistment
furlough with pay, depending on
length of service, with prescribed
travel allowance paid to home and
return, for men now in the Army
who reenlist.
5. Consult your Army Recruiting
Officer for other furlough privileges.
6 . Mustering-out pay (based upon
length of service) to all men who
are discharged to enlist or reenlist.
pay
for the rest of your life after 20
years' service—increasing to thrse
quarters pay after 30 years' service.
( Retirement income in grade of
Master or First Sergeant up to
$185.63 per month for life.) All
previous active federal military
vice counts toward retirement.
8 . Benefits under the GI Bill of
Rights assured for men who enlist
on or before October 5, 1946.
per
ser
9. Choice of branch of
service
and overseas theater (of those still
open) on 3-year enlistments.
re
ENLIST NOW
AT YOU« NEAREST
U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION
A GOOD JOB FOR
YOU
U. S. Army
CHOOSE THIS
FINE PROFESSION
7. Option to retire at half
NOWI
POST OFFICE BUILDING
Missoula
\
nation for that office,
As has been the case in Montana
primary elections the last few years
the V ° te T î,® democr atic ticket
con ^ d ^ably greater than
th * republican side, but if the pre
cedent of those years is repeated
^ ere Wl11 be a big shift toward
j-, east sor îf re Publican
didates in November,
It is anticipated that the congres
sional campaigns will be vigorously
fought. Both national committees
have much at stake. The democrats
are trying to keep control of cong
ress and the republicans think they
see a chance to make important
gams^ In view of the fact that
President Truman intervened in the
Montana democratic primary and
was in effect repudiated by the
democrats when they nominated
Erickson, no substantial consola
tion for the president is seen re
gardless of who is elected senator
this fall.
_
postwar pi jnwiwc
MAKES FINAL REPORT ^
on
can
Helena—(U.R)—The state postwar
planning and construction commic
j on h eomnletpH th«
35 com P leted job
1945 legislature and is agreed on a
final report recommendihg expen
of $4 260 361 at state
'
for
which it
created by
was
the
tutions and building and for
clamation.
It was explained that the next
step in the plan outlined by the
legislature was employment of the
«täte board of examiners of archi
tects and engineers.
Money „to be expended was from
a $5.000,000 surplus fund impound
ed by the legislature in a postwar
construction fund. The Commission
of which Gov. Sam C. Ford is chair
Sr t u a Äd'h.d"bi."Ä^^
000 by investment of $4,000.000 in
re
25 Years Ago
Mrs. Rose Brouillard return
ed last Saturday after spend
ing several weeks in Warland.
Whether for breakfast, lunch
a
or dinner, you will find some
thing to suit your taste at the
J & I Cafe.
for
The Camp Fire Girls, under
chaperonage of Mrs. Ralph Flet
cher, are enjoying this week
camping at Savage Lake.
the
The Odd Fellow and Refaekah
Lodges will hold a big joint
meeting at Criderman's cabin
on Libby creek next Sunday.
All Odd Fellows and Rebekahs
requested to attend and
It will be
are
bring their families,
an all-day affair.
Why keep mother in the kit
chen these hot davs? Take the
family to the J & I Cafe
James Harris was taken to
his home in South Libby last
Saturday morning suffering from
a broken collar bone,
jury was received when a load
of lumber upon which Mr. Har
ris was sitting slipped as he was
driving it down the incline a
way from the planing mill at
the J. Neils Lumber Company
plant He fell off the load. At
this time he is resting
fortably and is well on the road
to recovery.
The in
com
Hundreds of wild domestic
animals all highly educated and
finished actors will be present
ing their
Christy Bros. Wild Animal Ex
osition
performance at the
in Libby Friday, July
A register provided for tour
ists at Mahoney Spring on the
Kootenai Canyon road, has bee
used by a
travelers this
n
large number of
year.
To pep up those jaded sum
mer appetites, visit the J & I
Cafe. You'll find a variety of
good things to eat.
The J & ! Cafe
(Formerly the Model Cafe)
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© REDDY KILOWATT
Your Electric Servant
Lets Go Fishing
REDDY KILOWATT
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Saves you time every day that can be used for pleasure. '
N —Now—
His services are cheaper than ever.
C lean—fast—low-cost
<f
Mountain States Power Co.
t!
A Self-Supporting, Tax-Paying, Private Enterprise"
INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEES
DISCUSS BASIN PROGRAM
Helena—(U.R)—The Missouri Basin
Inter-Agency committee, coordina
ting body for development of the
Missouri River valley, will meet
here July 24 and 25 to study Mon
tana projects included in the multi
million dollar program.
The committee is comprised of
the governors of Montana, Wyoming,
Missouri, Nebraska and was set up
to provide means through which
field representatives of the federal
agencies participating in the de
United States securities and asked
that the state reinvest the money
as available.
The commission added $35,000 to
the former recommendations in
cluding $15,000 for a water tower
at the girls vocational school here
and $10,000 for a water supply sys
tem at the Boulder Training School.
HAVING 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
Helphrey Molor 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
July 25,
or find the owners of things you
may find with our classified section.
velopment could interchange infor
nation and coordinate activities.
The committee met in Billings in
September, 1945.
Pre-construction work was well
under way on several of the 11 Mon
tana projects including Canyon
Ferry dam near here which the
committee will visit during the two
day meeting.
Among the other projects slated
for discussion was the Marias Unit
in Northern Montana.
The Treasure State, under pres
ent plans, would gain 900,000 acres
of new irrigation land with supple
mental water for 350,000 acres. The
development also would make land
available for 15.000 new family
sized farms.
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