Friendly Club met Thursday,
February 20 at the home of Mrs.
Geopgc Webb with Mrs. Virgil;
Koistcnen and Mrs. Ralph Drury
as hostesses. .
Contest winners were Mrs. J-aura
Johnston and Mrs. Bert Winslow.
The next meeting will be held
r at the home of Mrs. Walter Zim-1
merman with Mrs. Warren Wallace
The Dorcas Society met at the
home of Mrs. Alice Wilcox With
Mrs. Basham and Mrs. Cripe hos-j
tesses. The work consisted of 65
garments mended and 138 packed
in boxes to be sent to needy people. t
A dainty lunch of Jello and whip- j
ped cream and cookies was served,
\ The next meeting will be at the
s home of Mrs. Dan Doyle with Mrs.
It is the desire of the%rqwp tp
help more needy people nexi%at.
Accordingly a contest was put on(
to see who could give the most
practical ideas on the subject,
Norma Laffoon was the winner of
At the last meeting of the Rod
and Gun Club the discussion cen-,
tered around stocking Savage Lake,
the establishing of a local Rifle
Range and the fish pond for the
children. Most of this was tabled,
for further information and will be'
taken up later.
March 5 is the next meeting
there will be the election of
ficers at this time. This is an ihri
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President Department of Montana
V. F. W. Auxiliary Visits
On Saturday night, Mrs. Ella,
Johnson of Helena, Pres, of Mont.
Aux., V. F. W, paid her annual
visit to Troy. The local Auxiliary
consisting of twenty-seven members
put on mock instruction and floor
work for her inspection. They
were assisted by three ladies from
Libby. A very interesting meeting
was held. At the close, apple pie
with cheese, and coffee was served
by the ladies.
Rod and Gun Club
Monday night the local vets team
played the Bonners Ferry team.
and in a closely contested game
won by one point. The score was
46-45 in Troys favor.
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Here ami - acre
Miss Yvonne Hammil underwent
a minor operation at St. John s
Lutheian Hospital, Libby, on
On January 24, 1946 the Mon
tana utility Commission ap
proved the E-l schedule for
Water heating and which is
intended to replace the ex
isting Flat Rate water heating
schedule and was to have
been discontinued September
1st, 1946. However we have
not insisted or complied with
the new schedule until the
present time; we are now
compelled to make this change
to Metered service and the
new E-l schedule. Your pres
ent heater and tank may be
used and should have a ther
mostat for control and econ
offer assistance or suggestions.
Entrance Service where neces
sary will be made on all chan
ges to comply with the Na
tional Electric Safety Code,
and regulations for Utilities,
as approved by the State Com
mission. lyhat ever changes
that may be required will be
made at the time of the ser
vice change. A copy of the
State Regulations for service
installations and metering is
available at our office for
Your inspection , . . *
We will be pleased to I
and Power Co.
! Mrs. Wesley, Whitefish, is spend
j ing a few days with her friend,
Mrs. Cora Fife.
Mrs. Pershal, Bull Lake, spent
a few days in town this week. She
| visited at the home of her grand
; daughter* Mrs. Gene Carr, and also
! called on old friends here.
Mrs. Grover Smith, Mrs. John
Sagen, Mrs. Harold Nelson and
Phyllis and Joan, and Miss Rita.°i
(Cole were Whitefish visitors over]
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil LeCount I
wore business visitors to Bonner's
Ferry on Wednesday.
Pvt. Eddie Gaston is driving a
truck in Korea, according to word
received by his mother, Mrs. E. Gas
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Joy spent
the weekend at Stryker where they
visited at the Barto Joy home,
Mrs. Vera Emerson underwent a
Mr. and Mrs. James Savage spent
tortsilectomy at Libby last week.
; Mrs. Maurice Nelson was in Kal
ispell on Monday of this week.
in Columbia Falls. While there they
attended the Tournament,
Kuwahara Is Among
Editors of Magazine
j Missoula—Joy Kuwahara of Troy
is a member of the board of editors
for Cub Tracks, state university
freshman literary magazine. Editors
are chosen from students in the
more than 30 university classes in
ficshman composition. Kuwahara
j ] f#42 graduate of Troy high school,
andjis a fresman in the university school
of-(of journalism and fought with the
j infantry in Italy during the war.
j Geo. R. Geiger. AFC l/c USN.,
i arrived last Wednesday on a 30-day
leave from Camp Miramar, San
Diego, to visit his mother. Mrs.
Anna Buck and other relatives and
friends. George has four and one
half years of Navy service. He is
a graduate of Troy high school,
graduating with the class of '42.
' N o t i c c
The Troy Rod & Gun Club will
meet Wednesday. March 5th at
Moose Hall, 8 o'clock. Officers will
j be elected at this meeting. Every
! e is invited to attend.
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Vety Vltol BllS
H"I< n 1 . Fob 26- (U.R) Mnnt.m '
I lawmakers approved à bale of vital
legislation this week—but among i
( the measures killed' were some i
Sat-,which could have had far-reachi
! effects on the state.
j First in importance was the mens-1
ure by Rep. E. A. Blenkner, R.,
• Columbus, under which the State
of -Montana would have maintained
'rent control in event the Federal
government finished off the OPA.
was done away with
Monday on an unfavorable report
by the House committee on state
boards and offices.
Second on the "kill" list was the
constitutional amendment (by Rep.
j!. M. Head, R„ Missoula) sotting up
ja separate state department of la
bor and industry. HB-98 died in
I the senate Thursday on a 31-23
I third-reading vote despite Gov. Sam
IC. Ford's recommendation that the
1 30th assembly break up the existing
"illogical combination" of labor and
j agriculture in one state department.
, Third was the dumping of 14 pos
sible revenue-raisers down the
I chute. On Wednesday, the House
, revenue and taxation committee
I (brought in adverse reports on bills
j which would have imposed a two
per cent retail sales tax and legali
sed gambling in Montana.-—
h The 12 other measures included
j proposals to double the state in
I come tax and lower exemptions, im
pose a severance tax on all pro- 1
: ducts of the soil, and sharply in
crease corporation license tax.
[; Killing of the tax measures
j oyer the protests of the democratic
; minority in the House. Minority
j leader D. F. James, D., Joplin, said
I death of the revenue bills left the
(legislature "only two alternatives—
1 either we kill the school reorganiza
; tion bill because we don't have the
j money, or else we're throwing the
state wide open to two years with
an unbalanced budget."
j No one spoke on behalf of the
i sales tax bill, which
" uc ^d by nine republicans, headed
by Rep. C. J. Taber, Hamilton.
Only man on his feet to defend
the gambling bill was its author,
Rep. G. M. Melton, Ind.-Dem., Dil
lon. who told the representatives
"whether you like it or not' we're
already in the gambling business.
"Let's face it . . . take charge of
it . . . license it." Melton said,
Another important negative vote
came Wednesday when the
sontatives beat down an attempt
to reconsider their action in giving
final passage to the bill reorgani-•
zing, redistricting and refinancing )
Montana's elementary and second- (
ary school at a cost to the state
of $4.000,000 a year.
During the debate which pre-1
ceded the vote, Rep. C. J. Williams, j
R.. Billings, chairman of the House !
appropriations committee, said, "we i
haven't got the money to pay for i
this reorganiation—and the money
isn't in sight"
When the week ended after the
(transmittal deadline, the school bill
(along with two measures financing
had reached the senate.
The House had passed bills ap
propriating $9,000 during the, next
biennium for the expenses of the
Montana school reorganization com
mission, and providing $4,000,000
during fiscal 1949 for operation of I
The House also approved bills I
levying taxes of two cents per pack «
™s ttes (raising an estimated
$1,400,000 annually and three per i
P unch , boar A ds (bringing in I
$750,000 a year). Another tax bill
sent along to the Senate was the
measure which would raise an es
timated $1,500,000 annually by slid
ing : scale licenses on slot machines.
which would be prohibited in plates
of business where minors are al
. By a single vote the bill mcreas
!"g weekly benefit payment to in
Jured workmen to $17.50 squeaked
through the Senate late Friday, i
The vote was 27-26 after a call of I
tbe JSenate brought all but three i
(be Solons to his desk.
The compensation bill (by SenJ
|J. A. Liggett, R.. Roundup) was ad
vanced despite a warning by Sen.;
L. I. Wallace, R., Poison, that in
creased payments would come "at j
(be hazard of the small employer." i
The measure faced a rocky road in
the House, which earlier killed a
Final Senate passage also went
to Sen. Ellenmore M. Bridenstine's
premarital blood test bill.
A $7,500,000 hike in the State's
constitutional indebtedness ceiling
Aras proposed by a referendum meas
TROY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Kusner Electric Shop
10 new patterns; also the old favorites
and ready pasted borders—Decals . .
BEER - LIQUOR - FISHING TACKLE
Hunting and Fishing Licenses
BILL and HELLEN LINDSEY
Drop In At The
THE HIGHWAY INN
June and Earl
HIGHWAY SERVICE STATION
HOURS - 7 a. m. to 10 p. m.
ALL NIGHT CALL SERVICE
WM. STINER, Prop - Troy, Mont.
One Blaze ...
May Eat Up Your Life Savings!
We Handle All Types of Insurance
Is Your Property Insured
For Fire . . . and Other
J. B. FARRIS
Phone 7J3 - Troy, Montana
NORGE HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
The Vet's Bar And
A pleasant place to meet your
The General Public is Invited
to Patronize our Bar
ure approved by the House Friday,
Reps. O. J. Armstrong., Kalispell,
and D. F. James. D„ Joplin, House
majority and minority floor leaders,
sponsored the measure necessitated
by postwar construction at state in
The Senate Fish and Game com
mittce trimmed to $75 the non-resi
dent big game hunting license fee,
then recommended for passage the
jjou.se bill sharply increasing the
cost of hunting and fishing per
As the bill was introduced
Now is the time to think
of your farm equipment
for Spring Work . . . .
WELDING & MACHINE
TROY CLUBS, LODGES AND
Troy Development Association
meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of
each month in Moose Hall.—
Chairman, Ford Cripe; V. Chair
man, Joseph R. Devich; Secre
tary, J. B. Farris; Treasurer, Jack
* A. F. & A. M., Troy Lodge No.
126 meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays
of month at the Masonic Temple.
W. M., Maurice Nelson; Sec'y,
* Troy O. E. S. meets 2nd and
4th Wednesdays of month. Worthy
Matron. Lorraine Brown, Sec
retary, Edith Mason.
* The Moose Lodge meets 1st
and 3rd Mondays of the month
at the hall. Governor, Lester
Coffman; Secretary L. S. Dillon.
n * Troy Boy Scouts meet each
Wednesday in School Bldg. Scout
Master, Hadley Sullivan; Cub
master, Walter Morrison.
Pack meets weekly, Master Mor
Pack No. 1 meets Tues
days after school, Mrs. Robert
Westover, den mother; Pack No.
2 meets Thursdays after school,
Mrs. Glenn Maddox, den mother;
Den No. 3 meets Friday at 2:15,
Mrs. James Savage den mother.
a * Troy Girl Scouts meet Fridays
at 3:15 p. m. Leaders Mrs. Har
old Nelson and Mrs. Roy Sales.
* Troy Woman's Club meets 1st
-and 3rd Tuesdays of month. Pres.
Mrs. Maurice Nelson; Secretary,
Mrs. J. B. Farris.
• Episcopal Guild meets 2nd and
4th Fridays at homes. Mrs. J. B.
Farris, Pres.; Mrs. Perry Wilson,
Vice-Pres.; Mrs. Thomas Smith,
Sgc'y-Treas. Phone 62F4.
* The Friendly Club meets every
other Thursday, Mrs. Marge
Bennett, pres.; Mrs. Wesley
• Dorcas Society meets 1st and
3rd Tuesdays. Mrs. Jack Reid
linger. Pres.; Mrs. Edwin Cripe,
• W. S. C. S. meets alternating
Thursdays. Mrs. John Sagen,
President; Mrs. Roger Kensler,
• Troy Churches:—Holy Trinity
Episcopal, Methodist, St. Mary's
Catholic, Sevents Day Adventist,
Assembly of God.
• Cabinet Grange meets 2nd and
4th Saturdays of each month.
Master, Dorothy Perkins; Sec'y,
Mrs. Sig Anderson.
• Junior Woman's Club—Pres.,
Evelyn Gissell; Secretary, Doro
thy Landon. Meetings 1st and 3rd
Wednesdays of each month.
In case of changes in officers,
or errors in listings, proper of
ficials should notify The West
ern News of Same.
•John E. Freeman Post No. 5514
V. F. W. meets 1st Thursd
month, 8:00 p. m., i Moose
Eddie Cady, Pres.; Doris Mc
Donald, Sec'y; Faye Jones, Treas.
• Ladies' Aux. to John E. Free
man Post, V. F. W. No. 5514
meets on the 2nd and 4th Tues
day of each month. Mrs. Wm.
Purcell, acting president; Doris
McDonald, sec'y; Faye Jones,
(by Reps. R. G. Lowe, R.. Glen-1
dive) the non-resident big game
hunting license would cost $100. No
changes were made in other fees—
and out-of-staters would pay $25
for a bird hunting license, $10 for
FEED and HAY
Special New Prices
16% Dairy Feed .
Milk More Dairy
Beet Pulp Dairy ...
Rolled Oats .
Stock Salt (Sacks)
Three Brands of Edd Mash ranging from $4.55 to $4.75 per Cwt
@ $4.00 per 100 lbs.
@ $2.95 per 80 lbs.
@ $2.90 per 80 lbs.
@ $2.45 per 65 lbs.
@ $0.90 per 50 lbs.
J. A. Courtright and Stuart Risley
Phone 20F3 or 20-M or call at farm 1 mile South of City Limita
Troy Trading Co.
Groceries — Dry Goods
CHILDREN'S RUBBER FOOT WEAR
Sales and Supplies
Ford Cripe Fuel & Supply Co.
Drury's Silver Service
Silver Ethyl - Silver Gas
Tire Repair and Accessories
Henry Andresen - - - Troy, Montana
RETAIL BEER - WINE - LIQUOR
For All Occasions
General Repair Work and Service
Zenith and Firestone Tires
ACETYLENE and ARC WELDING
The Western News
Leading Advertising Medium
Thursday, February 27, 1947
a fishing permit, and $2.50 for a
three-day fishing license Mon
tanan's would buy a fishing and
bird hunting permit for $3 and a
big game hunting license would cost
an additional $2
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