Mrs. Anne Myrhang
Passes Sept. 14th
Mrs. Anne Myrhang (Myrhaug)
was born in Trysel, Norway, Europe
October 17 1871, and passed a
way at the home of her son. Ed
(Oddmar) Myrhang here in Libby
September 14. From infancy she
a member of the Lutheran
In 1902 she came with her hus
band and three soils lo America,
*rh*> familv lived first in iouthern
ÏÏLcsSi and th/n 'euîed ïn the,
northern part near Cook.
where Mr. Myrhang continued hisl
occupation, that of farming.
1931 Mr. Myrhang passed away but
Mrs. Myrhang continued to live on
the old homestead with her young-1
est son until eight months ago when
she came to live with her son in
In spite of the fact that for the|P
last six months of her life she was
bedfast, she never uttered any word
of complaint She had a humble
-and sincere faith in her Lord and
Savior. Jesus Christ. This sustained
her to he^nd, which, although
not unexp^Bd, came suddenly last
Three Oddmar of Libby,
Osbjom orCoeur d'Alene. Ida., and:
Agnar of Cook, Minn., survive her.
There are two grandchildren, Rob-:
ert and William sons of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Myrhang, and two daugh
ters-in-law, Mrs. Ed Myrhang and
Mrs. Asbjorn Myrhang.
Funeral services were
at the Gompf Funeral Home by
Rev. Hjortholm. pastor of the First
Lutheran Church of Libby, on Wed-j
nesday evening at 6:30. A mixed
quartet from the First Lutheran
Church sang two songs. Pall bear
ers were: Carl Knudson, Don Rob
fits, Theodore Kessel, Walt Kessel,
Gunnar Larson, John Solem.
Interment was in the Libby ceme
• »ip \/ .
rlGlpS farmer vers
Lincoln county's farm population
is probably as large today as it was
in 1930. according to D O. Mount,;*™
of the Libby office of the
Montana Employment Service, who
made the comment in connection
with the results of a study being
made of assistance given self-em
ployed farmer veterans under pro
vision of the Servicemen's Read
Mount stated that the 1930 census
gave Lincoln county 503 farm units
and the 1945 total was 488. "Be
cause of the help given veterans
in the Eureka. Rexford, Yaak, Troy
and Libby areas in establishing their
own farming businesses." he ex
plained. "the Lincoln county to»al
oi farm units now is almost cer
tain to be considerably over 500."
Under this law. Mount pointed
out. honorably discharged veterans
owning their own businesses can
draw up to $100 per month minus
the net profits of the business, if
any, for the month. Credits va:y
in accordance with length of ser
vice but no veteran is entitled to
more than $1040 In Lin.'« In county
veterans taking a0var:<ge of this
help include logging contractors,
owners of retail businesses, build
ers and farme: s.
Commenting further on the m
petus given farming-ranching acti
vities in Linco'.i county Ly the Ser
vicemen's Readiustment Act, Mount
said only nine self-employed vet
erans had submitted claims in Aug
ust. Inasmuch as few veterans
have exhausted their rights, he is
of the opinion that most of them
now have their businesses on a
paying basis most of the year.
"Indicative of the good accom
plished by this prograrrl in Lincoln
county is the file of commendatory j
and apreciative letters received from i
Lincoln county self-employed vet-1
erans,'' Mount said, calling atten- j
tion to excerpts from two:
"I sincerely believe that the re- '
adjustment allowance program is I
completely satisfactory in its pres
ent form. It certainly was a won
derful help to me when I needed
the allowance and I appreciated the
help I received."
"I know several veterans who |
are operating a rather successful
business, who without aid wouldn't I
have had the opportunity."
Thirteen letters, most of them
favorable, are in the files of the
Unemployment Compensation Com- |
mission, which administers the 'aw j
in Montana, Mount said, adding
that he believes the one that fol
lows expresses the reaction of the
typiqpl self-employed veteran iri this
"It's a lot more than I had ex
pected, and although I haven't had
to draw many checks, those I did
draw have helped to get me started,
and I have suiely appreciated the
courteous service I have received
in the employment office,"
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to take this means to
express our sincere appreciation and
thanks to the Moose Lodge, the Un
ion, and our many friends and
neighbors who were so helpful and
sympathetic following the loss of our
Mrs. Idelvin Wilson
Marlene and Judy
FATHER PASSED AWAY JULY 5
Word was received in this office
Monday of the death of Mrs. Smith
McNeill's father at Wilmington,
.»Penn., July 5. His death occurred
suddenly and 1 resulted from a heart
attack. In addition to Mrs. Mc
Neill, he is survived by a son and
his wife. Mrs. McNeill will return
to Montana upon the settlement of
her father's estate.
Righ thoughts and deeds are the
sovereign remedies for all earth's
woe.—Mary Baker Eddy.
Burton Baker returned Monday
after spending his ten-day vacation
; in Kalispell and Spokane,
. Bob Stanley began employment
m the hardware department of the
Kootenai Mercantile Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Duane Daugha. y
left Tuesday for Helena. Mr. Daugh
arty will be a student at Carroll
college there and will major in pre
i medics. . , ,,
j -Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Jaqueth left
■ Wednesday of last week for Port
Und. Seattle, and Ellensburg where
will spend a few week*,
Mrs. Andrew Carlson of Diamond
Bluff, Wis., is visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Little ior
a couple of weeks. Mrs. Carlson
a niece of W. H. Kemp,
.. . , ,. ...
from Helena where he has spent the
P® st month He accompanied is
mother to Garfield, Wash., where
they visited relatives the first of
th ' s .. ,, ,
Miss Nadme Whitefjeld will leave
tomorrow for Eastern Washington
College near Spokane. She will be
j a . -, ... . . „
? arkee ' D ^f^ us '
| sell Pederson Bob Petrusha, and Jim
McGrew are leaving this week and
next for Yakima, Wash., where
iJ he F students at the Parry
an^extension of the Uni
: versity of Washington.
j D. W. Mabray of Nespelem, Wn.,
cam * Monday to begin his employ
5 }ent at Burgan s Grocery s Meat
! Department. He replaces J. P. Duffy
w bo returned to bis home in Spo
! ka "f Tuesday.
day Parker returned Wednesday
°f week from Butte where he
j attended a conventon of photo
Mr. Parker is president
Members of the family helped
Billy McGrew celebrate his 24th
'birthday Sunday afternoon with a
at the home of his father,
Elmer Stevens returned Friday
of the organization.
Mr. and Mrs - John Ponikver re-;
turned to their home in Great Falls |
after a week's visit with their |
daughters, Mrs. John Appelgren and j
Mrs. George Poliga.
Miss Fayetta Tisher and Miss Mary j
Lou Role left yesterday for East-1
. _ _ ®*_,
Washington College Cheney, ;
near Spokane. Both will be fresh-j
Invitations have been sent out for |
of Earl D. Lovick to !
ing of Butte Saturday, j
Mr. Lovick is a graduate of the Lib
by high school. _
Several small homes
Forms and Income property
At Cedar Creek
By Les Bloom's Melody Makers
Saturday Night, Sept.20
# All Sizes
All Plies •
THE WESTERN NEWS,
Meet To Curb The
Gov. Sam C. Ford has reported
that he has received assurance from !
about one-fourth of the State's ;
legislators that they are in favor j
of a special session to curb gambling i
in Montana 'if other methods prove,
Ford said that only "three or four"
persons of those replying to his
letter had opposed a special ses
sion if that became necessary
Ford wrote to all the State's
legislators asking their opinion
on a special session of the legis
lature in order to curb what be
termed "flagrant gambling" in Mon
tana. The letter particularly re
ferred to the so-called non-profit
social clubs, which have been in
corporating under a law passed this
Ford, spid the response had been of
good to His letters, and added, how
ever; that most of the legislators '8
replying Had urged him to exhaust
all other means to combat the
gambling problem. Tor
j^ rs p e rcy Baker and Mrs. Mary
Hargreaves. His wife and son,
Terry, who have been visiting in
Libby will return home with him. ;
—The Episcopal Guild will hold a j
Rummage Sale September 25ch in
the Dr Sherman Bldg. A good
heater will be on sale.
Jimmy Raff, winner of the Keg
ler scholarship, is leaving this week
for Missoula where; he will be a
—Lumber and Sawmill Worker's
Union No. 2581 meets the 2nd and
<th Tuesday of each month.
Thomas F. Murray of Missoula is !
expected in Libby over the week-|
end to visit at the home of Mr. and!
Wilbur Wickersham returned to
his home in Richland, Wash., Mon
day after a few months in Libby. )
Brick-Block & Plastering
Phone 20-F-24, Libby
The first meeting of the Bridge
club met at the home of Mrs. Ed
Arnold, Thursday night, Sept^Jl.
Prizes were awarded to Mrs. B9i
Eighty, high, Mrs. James Hurst,
second, and Miss Esther Ann Mad
Mrs. Lawrence Kins of Libby,
'worked as relief operator at the
depot for two days last week.
Paul Church of Libby was a caller
here Wednesday of last week,
.M r * Mrs. Russell Lyons of
Livingston, were guests at the Sam
Leighty home last week Mr. Lyons
, s a former army buddy of Mr.
Miss Esther Ann Madden returned
Seattle the first of the week af
spending a vacation at the home
*? er ' , , .. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Trumbley of Mich
an are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Mrs. D. L. Powell left Thursday
Garboldi, Ore., where the
Powell family will reside.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ross and family
Chester, were guests at the home
Mr. Ross' parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. RosS, the first of the week.
went to Whitefish for medical
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Thompson and
Frances, were callers in Whitefish
Kalispell last week.
Mrs. Ed Clark was ill last week
An Added Touch to *
is given by the careful choice
of exquisite jewelry. We cater
to the discriminating buyer.
Any diamond purchased from
us is protected by an indi
vidual insurance certificate.
Let us help you select the
"Jewelry of Distinction"
Jewelry & Gift Shop
M7J < \ & ///
Friday and Saturday, September 19-20
COFFEE, Royal Guest
Whole Bean—Ground Fresh .Pound
September 20 , 1947
1 l /i lbs. beef shoal* % cap thinly sliced
der or chuck emo« _
4 (««spoons flour 1 cup boilmc water
2 tablespoon paprika Vi cup Pet Milk
No. 2 Can
Slightly Salted .
3 nipt hot, cooked
1 tepoon ult
few grams pepper
2 tablespoons hot
I \ 2 cups hoc.
evoked or cmnned
Cut beef into 1 Vi-in. piece»; roll
in minute of flour, paprika, »alt and
pepper. Brown in ihortening. Sprinkle
remaining flour mixture over meat.
When meat i» brown, push to (ide of
pan and add onion. Cook 5 minute*,
until onion it lightly browned.
Add boiling water; cover; cook «lowly
1 hour, or until meat tt tender. Stir
milk in gradually. Heat *]pwly; do not
boil.' Arrange noodle* on warm plat
ter, putting meat mixture in center. Put
pea* around meat mixture. Serves 4.
Chocolate, Carmel, Vanilla
Yam Wm Hamit
Pat Milk, 2 for 25c
BOLYARD'S BETTER MEATS
BOLYARD'S GROCERY AND MARKET
■ —I M
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clark of Kal
ispell were .callers hpre the first,
of the week. Mr, 1 Clark rented thé
Hurst cottage and will be here dur
ing the Christmas tree season. Mr.
Clark also leased some land from
Sam Mocko, to be used for a Christ
mas tree yard.
All-Wool Block Plaid
Choice of green and white, black
and white, red and white.
Double back, * game pocket, buf
* . f *
in red and blue plaids.
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Ranger Work Shoes
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MR. and MRS. R C TAYLOR, Repr.
Leo Collar of Seward, Alaska ar
rived here the first of the week.
Mr. Collar accompanied Mr. and
Mrs. Barnes, who made the trip
over the Alaskan Highway. Mrs.
Barnes is the former Flossie Smith.
Sheriff Roy Livengood of Libby
was an official caller here Sunday.
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