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E. A. Rice reports Spring's first'
robbin in Libby. Cock Robbin was
busy this morning getting break
fast at the Rice home.
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Miss Frances Crotteau celebrated
her birthday last Sunday when her!
mother, Mrs. Vernon Crotteau ser-!
ved a family dinner in honor of,
the event.
_ . _ . _ . .
Burton Baker, Joe Applegate and
Jimmie Roberts report they are
deep in a hard fought pinochle
game. The young men report they
have worn out two decks of cards
and are now using a pinochle deck
presented them by A. L. Lefebvre
of The Caboose
Rev. Leon H. Ayers is expected
home next Monday from Spring
field, Mo., where he has been
tending the National Sunday School
convention of the Assembly of God
Church. Rev. Ayers left a week
ago last Sunday for Springfield.
Mrs. Wayne Graham of Seattle,
came the first of the week to visit
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Bache.
—Lumber and Sawmill Worker's
Union No. 2581 meets the 2nd and
4th Tuesday of each month.
Miss Marjorie Stoneman and
Miss Dorothy Flesher visited friends
over the weekend in Spokane.
Ed Diegerman from Saskatche
wan, who has visited at the home
of Mrs. Roy Dawson for the past
two weeks, left Thursday of last
week for Minnesota, where he ex
pected to visit a sister and family
before returning home. Mr. Deig
erman and Mr. Dawson are broth
K. F. Endicott was a business
visitor Monday and Tuesday in Kal
* Ted Kessel leaves Monday for
Helena, to attend The State Farm
Insurance Co.'s, annual meeting. He
ewpects to return home next Mon
Stanley Peterson came over Mon
day from Kalisoell. He has been
employed by the Geringer Hard
ware, and expects to move his fam
ily from Kalispeil after the close
of the school year.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Switzer went
to Spokane, Sunday where Mr.
Switzer has spent the first of the
week attending the annual meeting
of the Northwest Lumberman's As
—V. F. W. Meetings the 1st and 3rd
Wednesday of each month at the
Leif A. Tjelde suffered a broken
arrA Saturday while loading logs
with the J. Neils Fisher River woods
crew. He is reported to have suf
fered the fracture when he fell
from a truck loaded with logs.
James B. Glowers, machine set
ter at the planing mill, is confined
at his home this week, suffering
from pneumonia.
Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Sturm of
Seattle visited Friday and Satur
day in Libby at the home of Mr.
Sturm's brother. Mr. and Mrs. Max
Word has been received by Mrs.
Burns from her
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Simon of Aug
usta, Kansas. The Simons are well
and happy, and wish to be remem
bered to their Libby friends.
Mrs Sherman Noel left Tuesday
morning by bus for Missoula where
she will spend some time visiting
her daughter and husband, Mr. and
Mrs. Melvin Heath. Mr. Heath is a
student at the State University.
Mrs. F. C. Robertson has served
as reported for The Western News
this week during the absence of
Mrs. W. R. Baeth, who was called
to the bedside of her father at St.
Patrick's Hospital, Missoula.
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Carlson and
little daughter, Dorothy Ann, of
Kalispell have been visiting for a
few days at the home of LeRoy's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carl
son, and with other relatives.
—Lumber and Sawmill Worker's
Union No. 2581 meets the 2nd and
4th Tuesday of each month.
LeRoy Carlson of Kalispell hadj
the misfortune to have the inside
of his car burned beyond repair
last Thursday morning. The origin
of the fire is not known. Mr. and
Mrs. Carlson and family had just
returned from Libby a few hours
before the fire started.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Doll have
been in Libby to visit Mrs. Doll's
father, Mr. Carter, who has been
ill with flu for two weeks.
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—Get your tickets now fo
Farm Women's Costume Da/ice Feb
28 at Moose Hall.
now available.
Mrs. John Baggs entertained in
honor of her mother, Mrs. Harry
Ford of Troy, on Valentines Day,!
to help her celebrate her birthday.:
A Music Sponsors' Meeting will |
be held Monday. February 23, at
8-00 p. m., in the Home Economics i
Room of the Libby High School.
Deputy Sheriff and Mrs.
Chounard of Coeur d Alene, Ida., t
visited Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ray-(
Mr. Chounard is
ome last week,
a brother of Mrs. Rayome.
_The Junior Ladies' Aid of the
First Lutheran Church will have a
Food Sale at the Variety Store
(Adkins) on Wednesday, February,
The sale will begin at 10.00
a. rn.
Robert Fowler. William McGrew,
Russell Peterson, and George Walsh
students at Perry Institute, Yakima,
j Wash., were home to spend Valen-1
I tine's Day with their respective
parents in Libbv.
Dates of the next examination for
driver's licenses have not been an-j
| nounced as yet. but we hope to have
.same in time for our next issue.
Earl Duckwall of Helena, arrived
in Libby Tuesday to assume his
duties as caseworker for the Pub
lie Welfare Department of Lincoln
. „
A Zonohte truck, driven by Geo.
Price, upset about four miles east
of Libby on Highway No. 37. No
one was injured but considerable
at-(damage was done to the truck. The
I accident was due entirely to
1 extremely icy condition of the road,
j according to Highway Patrolman, R.
|W, Riddle.
Five cars went into a ditch at
one spot, between Libby and Cedar
Creek. Saturday night, due to icy!
IV Pearce drove over from
Sunday to visit his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. William Pearce,
returned to Havre Saturday.
Herman Dolezal left early last
Friday morning on the East bound
Streamliner to attend the Coyne
Electrical Radio School in Chicago.
He hoped to get there in time to
start school February 16.
A note from J. F. McCuIly of
Ellensburg, Wash., accompanying
his remittance for another year's
subscription to The Western News,
states that he and Mrs. McCuIly
will be in Libby in the spring. Mr.
McCuIly manages to enjoy some
Lincoln County fishing every sprini.
Mrs. A. A. Cripe of Troy and
her niece, Mrs. Laura Markley, from
SSt' ^i™Tc Were in Libby
Tuesday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Kearns, whose
marriage took place January 3 ini
Regina, Sask., Canada, have re
turned to Libby. The couple spent
five weeks in Canada and a week
in Spokane. Mrs. Kerns was for
merly Kaye Reynolds.
T/S Jim Shafer arrived in Lib
by from Aberdeen, Maryland, Mon
day, Feb. 2, for a six-day visit with
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
O. Baker. He left Sunday, the 8th,
for Camp Stoneman, Calif., for fu
ture assignment overseas in the
Pacific area.
L. J. Brown, President of the
Lion's Club reports that many in
quiries are coming in regarding the
proposed improvements t o our
school system which were thor
oughly discussed at the last meet
ing of the Lion's Club, Monday,
February 9.
Mrs. P. V. Kitley entertained
Circle A of the Presbyterian Church
Friday afternoon, February 13.
Nineteen members and guests were
present. Mrs. W. E. Zollars, Presi
dent, conducted the meeting and led
devotionals. Mrs. Sam Ratekin gave
a talk on "Mode of Living of the
Doukobors," and Mrs. H. W. Red
field discussed "Social Education
and Action." Mrs. Wrn. Boothman
gave the highlights of the .book,
Abundant Living," by Dr. Stanley
Jones. Delicious refreshments were
served by hostess at the close of
the meeting.
Circle B of the Presbyterian
Church met at the home of Mrs.
I Don Hargreaves, Tuesday evening,
Mrs. D. H. Preston presided at the
meeting, and devotionals were led
by Mrs. James Davidson. The hos
tess served tasty refreshments,
The Kootenai Valley Grange will
hold a social meeting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Slauson at
Jennings, Saturday night, February
21. Pot-luck lunch will be served.
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• The sapphire is the symbol
of truth and virtue. This royal
stone, called by old writers
the gem of gems, has always
been popular with lovers of
precious stones because of its
beautiful blue color. Ceylon is
famous for its sapphires. They
are also found in Siam, Burma
and in Montana and Idaho.
Australia too has produced
many sapphires of various
qualities, from the superior
grades, to those used in watch
• The opal, the symbol of
hope, was the favorite stone
of Queen Victoria. The play
of colors in this beautiful gem
is caused by tiny fissures cros
sing in all directions and is
due, not to any coloring mat
ter, but to the dispersion of
It is said that when an opal
is first taken from the mine
it is colorless and transparent
but as it is kept in the light,
the colors appear.
A very famous opal which
belonged to the Empress Jose
phine was called "The Burn
ing of Troy" on account of the
tiny tongues of red flame it
showed as if it were on fire.
"Jewelry of Distinction"
Jewelry & Gift Shop
{ The County Treasurer, Kenneth
; Bigelow, announces that 1100 tour
ling car licenses. 600 truck licenses.,eka,
land 2493 driver's licenses were is
I sued up to February 15 of this year.
Donald Brown entertained a e\^
1 hS in Libby! Thflvenlng was
spent viewing movies which they all
enjoyed very much. After the
movies, Donald served his guests
; refreshments.
, . wed
Mrs. Max Sturm was hostess Wed
nesday evening to the members OI
the Silver Contract club. Mrs
, Lionel Shauaette won high score
iprize, and Mrs. Rosella Burke, sec-;
,o n d hieh nrize A guest prize was
: awarded to Mrs Guernsev.
i awardtd Guernsey.
Mrs. John Applegren recently
won a place in the Dorothy Dean
contest of the Spokesman Review
with her recipe for Corn Bread
Tamale Pie
| M/Sgt. James Rubard arrived in
; Libby last Thursday morning for
a two-weeks' visit with his mother,
the'Mrs. John Rubard. Sgt. Rubard
flew from Washington, D. C., where
he is now stationed, to Spokane,
(Wash., by Army plane.
—Th\e Junior Ladies' Aid of the
First Lutheran Church will have a
Food Sale on Wednesday, February
25. at the Variety Store (Adkins).
The sale will begin at 10:00 a. m.
1 Mrs. W. R. Baeth was called Sat
; urday to Missoula by the serious
j illness of her father, Weston, Wil
kinson, who was to undergo a ser
ious operation.
Don Roberts, proprietor of the
Men's Shop, is spending several
days in Billings on a buying trip.
.Clarence Karnes has charge
store during his absence.
Mrs. J. B. Lamey returned from '
Seattle Saturday «'here ^ she had |
visited her sister. Mrs. V. K. Me- !
Mullen and family, who were for
merly residents of Libby.
The W. C. Johnson family at 510
Dakota Ave.. are still quarantined
with scarlet fever. Friends extend
their sympathy.
Mrs. S. A. Rasmussen has been
confined to her home with an at
'tack of influenza for several days,
Her friends hope for a speedy re
Mrs. McClure from Eureka was
in Libby on buisness Saturday, |
Feb. 14, and spent some time visit
ing friends.
Winton Weydemeyer of Fortine.
State Master of the Grange, went
to Spokane Wednesday, February
18, where he will attend a con -1
ference meeting of the State Masters ;
of the Granges in the Northwestern ■
James Barkee, son of Mr. and
Mrs. E. J. Barkee, who is attending
the Perry Institute at Yakima, Wn., |
spent Sunday visiting his parents j
in Libby.
Don Hargreaves, proprietor of
the Hargreaves Drug Store, went j
to Spokane Thursday to transact 1
business, returning Saturday.
The Senior Ladies' Aid of the
First Lutheran Church met in the
room of the church last
Thursday afternoon. A reading.
"The Stove and the Altar,"
given by Mrs. Hjortholm.
the business meeting a delicious
pot luck lunch was served. The
visitors were, Mrs. Régna Selbach
and Mrs. Ed Holmgren.
Mrs- J. R. Mills went to Poison
Saturday, Feb. 8., where she spent I
several days transacting business, î
Carpenter's Local 2225
Meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday
H. C. HAINES, Fin. Sec y
ROY TIFFANY, Business Agent
Phone 43-VV-l
JELLO—1-lb, 10-oz. cans
Per can 67c—or 2 for
3 Pound Can .
Jar 25c—or 2 for .
Per Quart ;.
Blue Plate .
CHEESE with the "TANG
Well Cured—Per Pound
! Donald Boslaugh. principal of
[ Lincoln County High School at Eur
and P. V, Klinke, county com
missioner, were business visitors in
Libby Thursday, and paid The West
;tm News a pleasant call.
A Valentine dance was held at
S a!u?dav mgh^Feb!
I4 ' These entertammenCs are be
corn jng more popular constantly in
t ; us wide-awake community,
; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clark, Jr..
and sor1, Rickie, drove to Spokane
, todav and Jat ' .jjj - -, • " w ,
h acc ' içj a wdld away on a week's
.1 vacation ' Mr riark emninveH
! at the Millers' Clothing Store
j ames Mahonev son of Pnuntv
r ian °V e> • , so il P 1 Lounty
M^ 1I Ma S h° ner Ja P u ' s - Mahoney and
^pS ne P: h "
tmvcrsitj at apokane,
cam «turday to spend a day with
j niS; pa enis.
,, 1 , of , Mrs -Randall T u, e £ij
regret that she was obliged
*° undergo a major operation at the
Deaconess hospital in Spokane,!
Thursday, February 19, Latest re
ports are that she is doing nicely,
Fred Maurer, Justice of the Peace
reports the following marriage Sat-|
urday. February 14: Ernie L. Ried
linger to Mary Jo Doramus. both of
Mr. and Mrs. Don Caminzen of
Spokane, who have spent the past
week visiting at the home of the
Paul Church family, returned to
their home Sunday. Feb. 15.
Miss Edith Baeth, stenographer in
the County Assessor's office, spent
Saturday in Kalispcll.
Helena,—(U.R)—Feb. 17—First in
quiry in response to Montana's 1948
advertising program to bring tour
ists and permanent residents to the
Treasure State has been received at
the State Highway department ac
cording to Rad Maxey, advertising
Louise Lee of East Lansdowne,
Pa., was the first person to clip a
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Tube Testing
Crosley - Majestic
Radiola Radios
Bakers Radio
Phone No. 188X
coupon from a quarter page advcr
tisement appearing in the dUrrent|are
issue of Holiday and mail it to the
department for additional informa- ;
tion on Montana's vacation attrac
lions, Maxey said. ,
Holiday, a magazine devoted to
P ubllcat>on * in which Montana ad
Controls water seepage inside or outside
, . . above or below ground on all porous
masonry surfaces. See us for
complete information—per bag.
Geringer's Hardware
Now is the time to start planning for that
We have several choice locations from % mile
out to 13 miles out, on U. S. Highway No. 2—with
electricity and good improvements.
JOHN F. BOWEN, local Strout agent
BOX 295
Can Take Hard Abuse!
I :
Pay Day* extra heavy San
forized? denim stands loads
'(>{ abuse! Thread riveted
at strain points Heavy
stitching throughout! Blue
Denim or Exp, Stripe
Sturdier Denim !
extra heavy
Sanforized? denim gives
extra heavy wear! Copper
plated rivets at points of
Sizes 29-42.
• Reg U. S Pat Off
^Shrinkage not over
WORK SUITS—Sanforized - Gray herring
bone or gray covert. Double zipper
closing. Full cut size 36 to 48.
Big Mac WORK SHIRTS. Sanforized
blue chambray. Full cut size, 14-18.
Painters White Drill OVERALLS and
JACKETS. Size 32 to 46.
Pay Day Carpenter's OVERALLS of heavy
duck. Quilted knees. Apron with 4
Blanket Lined Denim SHORT
JACKET—zipper closing.
Moleskin WORK PANTS—Smooth
finish. Heavy weight.
Whipcord WORK PANTS—San
forized—for tough wear.
vertisements will appear. Other,»
National Geographic, Highway
iTraveller, Field and Stream, (Jut
door Life, and Sports Afield, while
special advertisements calling at
tention to Montana as the ideal
summer study state will appear in
■,*" Instructor a " d Grade Teacher,
Maxey said

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