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LIBBY ITEMS
Mr. and Mrs. Chet Smith left
Wednesday for Wisconsin on a
vacation. <
Mrs. M. I. Davis was shopping in
the city Tuesday from her home
Henry Lyle, of
Plains, were guests last Thursday
and Friday at the Hal Hepner home.
Rev. William C. Stearns was a
business caller in Whitefish last
Monday.
Mrs. William Nelson left last
Thursday for Missoula. She retur
ned to Libby on Friday.
on the McGinnis Meadows.
Mr. and Mrs.
—VFW regular meeting the third
Friday of each month in the com
munity room of the courthouse.
Mrs. Ingvar Ronning went to
Glendive last week to visit with
her brother, who is seriously ill.
Kalispell visited at the R. W. Le
Due home last week end.
A. O. Gullidge, State High School
Supervisor, visited the high school
Bud Schultz left Saturday even
ing for Rochester, Minn., where he
expects to make his home.
Mrs. C. K. Smith left today for
Whitefish to spend the winter with
her son.
W. R. Littell left Monday for
Greenough, where he expects to
spend ten days hunting for elk.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baldwin of
Duane Daugharty, student at the
State University, Missoula, has been
pledged by Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
County Commissioner P. V. Klinke
of Fortine was a visitor in Libby
Saturday.
—Lumber and Sawmill Workers
Union No. 2581 meets the second
and Fourth Tuesday of each month,
17-tf.
Mrs. Edith Harwood, State Home
Economics Supervisor, visited this
week the Home Economics Depart
ment of the high school.
Mrs. M. R. Knight visited over the
week end with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Jasper Cox of Greenacres,!
Washington.
Mrs. George Bryant's mother,
Mrs. Ida Davidson, returned home
after visiting with her children in
last Tuesday.
Portland.
George F. Kremkau returned
home to Long Beach, Calif., after
spending the summer months with
his daughter, Mrs. Harry Chapman.!
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Oertel and
daughter, Dolores, left for Seattle
to visit relatives last Thursday.
They returned Monday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Adkins and
family flew to Kalispell Saturday;
to shop. They returned that even
Mrs. N. Linton of Sandpoint, Ida.,
is visiting at the Emil Turner resi
dence this week. Mrs. Linton is the
mpther of Mrs. Turner.
—Lumber and Sawmill Workers
Union No. 2581 meets the second
and Fourth Tuesday of each month,
17-tf.
down from
mg.
Gordon Leigh was
Fortine over the week-end visiting
his parents, Mr. and. Mrs. L. W.
Leigh.
Mr. and Mrs. Burton Carey, who
spent a couple of weeks in Libby
soliciting for the Americana Ency
clopedia, left Tuesday to return to
their home in Helena.
G. Pat Barrett, son of Mr. and;
Mrs George Bryant left for school
at Bozeman. Sept. 22, where he is
taking an Aeronotic Engineering
course.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Neils left
Sunday for Pullman. Wn., where
Mr. Neils will resume his college
studies at W. S. C.. after having
served in the late war.
Herbert and Marilyn Noils, Ken
noth and Gerald Neils left Wed-1
nesday of last week for Missoula
where they enrolled as students in
Montana State University.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Enders had the
pleasure of having Mrs. Enders'
brother and wife, Charles Bos'n and
Orin Lien visit them from Rich
mond, Va., for several days.
Visitors at Throops Lake for the
past 2 weeks were Leo Madigan
and Albert Daley. They left Tues
day morning for their home in
Detroit.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Preston re
turned Tuesday after spending a
week in Post Falls, Ida., with their
daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs.
E. F. Garner.
—A public demonstration on Home
Freezing Units will be given Octo
ber 14 by Eric Wilson and Miss
Katherine Fisher of Montana Ex
tension Service. Time and place
will be announced next week. No
admission charge. All interested
persons are urged to attend.
H. A. Harpo of Deer Lodge spent
a week or 10 days in Libby the
latter part of September. He is
interested in mining here and look
ed after some property while in the
city. Mr. Harpo operates a bakery
at Deer Lodge and reported that
he was fored to close it temporarily
because of
a shortage fats.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Barkee re
ceived the glad news during the past
week that a daughter was born to
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hillis od Septem
ber 25. at the Dalles, Ore., weight
6 lbs, 7-oz. The little lady has been
named Diana Maie. Mrs. Hillis will
be remembered as the former
Jeanne Barkee.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Weydemeyer
left Wednesday to resume their
residence on their ranch in the For
tine district. Mr. Weydemeyer re
cently resigned as county assessor,
his resignation having taken effect
on September 30. He is succeeded
in the office by the democratic
nominee, Leslie Leigh, who was ap
pointed by the county commission
ers to fill out the unexpired part
of Mr. Weydemeyer's term. Mr.
and Mrs. Weydemeyer have a host j
of friends in this section who will i
regret to see them remove their |
residence from here.
Harold Miller went into Spokane
Sunday to spend a few days there
j on business.
j Mr. and Mrs. Floyd E. Daggett
and Mr. and Mrs. Gleason Pilcher
drove to Kalispell Saturday. The
men attended a meeting of the En
j campment and the ladies took in
| a show. They returned early Sun
| day morning,
The Libby fire department was
called at 11 o'clock Monday night
to one of the new cabins, No. 6,
of the Neils addition adjoining the
highway south of the city. The
fire was of little consequence, no
damage being done,
spent an hour in the air last Sun
day viewing the lakes and moun
tains around Libby in the new
Piper Cruiser. They were very en
thusiastic about the trip. The pilot
of the plane was Don Hargreaves.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zwang left
j on a two weeks' vacation for Spo
Î kane. Their two sons, Willard and
I Larry, are at Gonzaga. They were
j accompanied on the trip by A1 Flint
and Francis McClure
Coeur d'Alene,
Rev. and Mrs. Clayton Shotwell
as far as
Edwin Herbert Stratton, 2c, sea
man, first class, USNR, son of Mr.
Alva Earl Stratton of Yaak, has
been admitted to the U. S. Naval
Hospital at Corona, Calif., on the
125th of August with a diagnosis of
: Bronchiatasis
Mr. and Mrs. Claus Detjens had
as dinner guests on Sunday Mr. and
Mrs. Kyle Beebe of Libby and Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Walker of Spokane,
the latter couple having come in
from the city to spend the week
end here.
Mrs. E. M. Boyes was hostess to
the Silver bridge club Wednesday
I night at her home in West Dibby.
1 High score prize went to Mrs. Les
i lie Leigh, second high to Mrs. Ros
; ella Burke and guest prize to Mrs.
; Roy Rice. *
Mrs. Ed Blahnik and daughter,
Diane, of Ashland, Wis., are visi
I ting Mrs. Blahnik's mother, Mrs.
Inez Hipke, and grandfather, Mr.
A. E. Barr. They arrived last Fri
day and expect to leave next Tues
\ day.
| Mrs. Mary Deneen, who resides
; in southern California, stopped
Libby one day last week for a brief
1 visit with Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Bar
| kce, Mrs. Deneen is a sister
| the Late H. J McDougal. She was
j enrouto te Detroit, Mich., for
! visit with relatives and also expected
10 visit in Memphis, New Orleans
! an d elsewhere in the South.
J Mr. and Mrs. Walter Neils, ac
companied by their daughter-in-law,
! Mrs. Edward Neils and her two
children, left Sunday to drive
Chewelah, Wn., where Mrs. Edward
Neils will visit With her parents
for a short time before joining her
husband at Klickitat, Wn. She had
spent the summer here at the Wal
I ter Neils home.
Mrs, Steve McCullough came
I down from Eureka Tuesday after
I noon for an overnight visit at the
home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Pete M. Pederson, and to visit her
sister, Mina Barson who left Wed
nesday for a location in
Dakota where she is to be employed
aa nurse in the Indian service at
J ao Indian reservation.
The Rev. and Mrs. Clayton Shot
well and small son, returned home
' last Saturday evening from visi
tings Mrs. Shotwell's parents in
South
Cheyenne and Rev. Shotwell's par
ents in Encampment, Wyo. They
I were also in Denver and while there
j had a
! Littell
Colorado Women's College,
short visit with Miss Billie
who is attending Denver
Mr. and Mrs. Sam'Tcfcau retur
'tied to Libby Monday evening from
a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Stamschror at Sunnyside, Wash.
They report a most enjoyable trip
to that section of the west. Mr.
and Mrs. Tefeau were accompanied
home by Mrs. Stamschror, who will
visit here for a week or more. The
Stamchrors will be remembered as
former Libby residents.
Supt. O. L. Gillespie of the Libby,
schools spent the week end in
Helena on school business connec
ted with the floating of the $115,000
issue of bonds for the erection of
a new gymnasium here next year,
Cpl. Robert Chapman spent a
week's furlough here with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chap
man, before leaving for A. M.
school at Biloxi, Miss.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Swenson
and children left last Saturday for
their new home in Bagley, Minn.
They expect to go only as far as
Kalispell on Saturday. They plan
ned to stay there a few days to
visit the Sam Thompson family, be
before going on to their new home
Because of a great deal of late
copy a large number of local news
items were left out of this issue,
They will be published next week,
REAL ESTATE
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Improved City Property
SEVERAL NICE BUILDING SITES
SMALL FARMS CLOSE IN WITH CITY LIGHTS
We specialize in farm and business property
throughout Lincoln County.
E. A. STROUT REALTY AGENCY
John F. Bowen, Local Agent
PHONE 66M - KOX 295
Industrial Art
Dept. Improved
The entire Industrial Arts Dept,
is being changed and new equip
men added to give them training
in practical education.
The high school has added a new
fourteen inch band saw and a new
drill press. There also is a new
turning lathe ordered. A new rack
was constructed and the boys are
re-sanding all of the benches and ;
putting them in first class condition.
A new assembly table was built
and also a rack for their mechani- j
cal drawing boards.
Most schools throughout the coun
try are having a revival of voca- j
tional and practical education. The |
libby schools are progressively fol- '
lowing this type -of program and
will be gradually expanded.
The Peptomists of Libby High
School are entertaining the alumni
at a breakfast October 12 at nine
o'clock in
LHS Peptomists to
Entertain Alumni
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the Home Economics
room. The Peptomists have been
an active organization at the school
since its organization in 1929. There
are several charter members in Lib
by and Peptomists from every class
expect to be represented. Enter
tainment from present Petomists
and talks from the various alumni
will be given.
All past Peptomists who wish to
attend should call 56-R before next
Tuesday for reservations,
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FORMER LIBBY MAN ;
COMPLETES DENTAL COURSE
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9' ^ eims to ^Pi )kane *° naeet
vX lr „,^ n ' rg u JZ' 5 eims ' . ' and j
f 1 s V „ ] Wno ,, i' own m t îl?J n j
7 ,os ngele ^ tnat ar r; rno< ? n - ine
drove back to Llbby that same |
.Td^T, _ . ■ ._ _ , ,
_ Bdl ; .. ? s be * s c I
ai W Libby friends, was graduated
September 14 from the University ,
of Southern College of Dentistry
Jf stationed at band Point, j
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Dr Seims left for Seattle Monday
:
evening and his wife left for As
toria, Ore., to visit her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. C. J. Martin, until Dr.
Seims finds a place to live
Seattle.
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of MEEKER TO BE AT
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the Veteran's Welfare Commission,
Kalispell, will be at the VFW Club
October 9th, 1946.
OF TOE MOOSE
«Aiîsfc JhiJNDb LOR
SHODAIR HOSPITAL
VFW CLUB OCT. 9
I. J. Meeker, Service Officer,
The women of the Moose have
secured permission from the Mayor
to sponsor their drive to raise funds
for the Shodair Hospital.
The red heart tag sale will be-1
gin next Thursday._
CARS COLLIDE ON
PIPE CREEK ROAD
,
at 10 o clock yesterday morning.
The drivers were Buzz Monroe
an d W. D. Bateman, both of Libby,
There were minor injuries to both
vehicles, and no on e w as injured,
Two cars collided 2 1 -a miles north
°f Libby on the pipe creek road
HARVEST HOME
DINNER POSTPONED
The Harvest Home Dinner to be
given bv the Methodist church has
been nostponed to a later date,
Watch your paper and posters f .
new date.
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NOTE OF APPRECIATION
208 HOUSING UNITS
Missoula, Mont.—(U.R)
; housing units allocated to the Uni
versity of Montana will be on
trains and trucks headed for Mis
soula from the former Kaiser ship
yards within the next week, T. G.
Swearington, university engineer,
J has announced,
We take this means of thanking
all those who aided in the search
for our little Neil last Friday. We
appreciated it greatly.
Mr. and Mrs O. A. Knapp and
family.
GOING TO STATE U.
The 208
Mr. and Mrs. Willis W. Christen- !
""ft? th * P as .t week for I
S' 1% C i hnS ha ï
been promoted to head salesman rf j
toat by the J. C. Penney Co
Last Friday night the staff of the '
Libby Penney Store gathered at
presented with a lovely all-wool
blanket as a going-away gift.
. '
Manager E. J. Barkee's home in a
farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. '
Christenson, the honor guests being
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Patch Up Those Windows
For Winter .
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Do it before cold weather hits. We have glass in all
the standard sizes and can cut to any size desired. We
also carry Cell-oglass.
JUST ARRIVED—"Presto" Pressure Cookers — make cooking a snap; Heavy
Duty Step-On Cans, electrically welded, white enamel exterior, unusually
strong; Heavy Aluminum W T are in Assorted pans and roasters ....
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Other items that will interest you are McDonald Deep
Well Pumps, an Outboard Motor, Copper Boilers and
Copper Washboards, Crosscut Saws, Swedish Saws, 2Vz
and 3Vz lb. Christmas Tree axes.
Galvanized Tubs and Buckets, Galvanized Coal Hods,
Galvanized Trash Cans, Electric Lanterns that hold 2
and 4-cell telephone batteries, Rubber Tired Wheel
lari ows.
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REPUBLICANS TO MEET
AT KALISPELL OCT. 14
There will be a meeting of mcm
bers of the Republican County Cen
tral committees of Lincoln, Flat
head and Sanders counties, at Kal
is P eI1 <>° Monday, Oct. 14. accord
ding to George Earle, chairman of
the Lincoln County central com
mittee. It is hoped a large number
iof Lincoln county members will at
tend, states Earle.
,_ Mr ' and Mrs - Ivan Blair - of Pin *
cher Creek, Alberta, Canada, Mrs.
Fred Blair, of Hope, B. C„ and Mr.
anc j Mrs. James Hartigan of Sum
mit , were week-end visitors of the
Lewis Blair's.
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and out a lot. So pretty in
any case—over everything you
own . . . They're 100 per cent
wool - belted or boxy - dark
or bright.
Cheery, coxy insulation — to make
winter a bright season. Superb
wools that hold their color ... in
new sculptured or classic styles ...
some with nailheads. Misses*, wo
men's, Juniors*.
$ 29.75
$ 37.75
NEW FALL HATS
$ 1.49 $ 2.98
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Name it. and we'll have it!
Feathers, sequins, "line" hats
young hats, stately hats, high
crowns, peaked crowns, calots,
berets, bumpers.
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LARGE GROUP FROM LIBBY
ATTEND UNIVERSITY
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Libby is well represented at the t
State University at Missoula this
year. The following people that
left here last week were: Dale
Adams, .Tommy Brinton, Don Stan
ley, Bob Jaqueth, Dwane Daugh
arty, Leonard Spencer, Ralph Spen
Baney,
Cutler,
Kenny
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cer, Marilyn Neils, June
Margie Hunter, Newton
Herb Neils, Jerry Neils,
Neils, and Bob Switzer.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Walker of Spo-1
kane spent the week end in Libby j
visiting with Mrs. Walker's sister !
and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Kyle
1
Beebe.
NOW OPENING SPAWN
TAKING STATIONS
The spawn taking stations at Al
bert and Kilbrennen lakes are now
being opened for 4he taking of
Eastern Brook eggs, state George
Ripley, superintendent of the Libby
fish hatchery, in discussig hatchery
activities this week. About five
million eggs will be taken, said.Mr.
Ripley. The Libby hatchery sup
plies all other state hatcheries and
also the federal hatcheries in Mon
tana with all their Eastern Brook
eggs,
——
Mr. .and Mrs. W. H. Shook, of
Sandpoint, Ida., visited Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Oyen over the week-end.

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