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The Western News
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Devoted to the Development of Libby, and of Lincoln
Libby, Lincoln County, Montana. Thursday, April 8. 1948
Number 48
The third annual Stunt Night
which is sponsored by the Koo
tenai Valley Grange, to be held Sat
urday, April 10 at the Junior High
School Auditorium promises to be
the best program yet given by Lib
by talent. The first performance
will begin promptly at seven o'clock
and the same will be repeated at
nine, or as soon after as possible,
the same evening.
Eleven organizations are pre
pared with stunt skits, musical
numbers, etc. of not more than
twelve minutes each. The program,
in full in the order that it will
be given appears on another page
of this paper.
The east entrance on the south
side of the High School building
will be reserved for contestants
only. The west entrance on the
same side will be for the public.
Doors will be open at 6:15, and
tickets for the first performance
will be sold until all available space
is taken. Those buying tickets for
the second performance may wait
in the gymnasium if they wish. Ad
mission price is 60c for adults and
30c for children of eighth grade and
The place of each organization on
the program was determined by
drawing lots. Judges will be guided
by a set of regulations or questions
which were furnished to all con
testants before they began prepara
tion for the program. A competent
group of three judges will deter
mine the winner of the prizes of
$20. $15, $10, and $5, for the first
four places, which will be an
nounced at the close of the second
Members of the Grange in charge
of preliminary plans are the follow-!
ing; J. F. Bowen, general chairman:
Mrs. Art Shelden and Mrs. Hugh
Slauson, program arrangements;
Mrs. F. C. Robertson, publicity; Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Grambauer, tickets;
other members will assist in carry
ing out the final performance.
The High School Band will play
between acts.
To Give Quilt Away
Saturday, April 10
It won't be long until that bright,
wool-filled quilt that the Girl Scout
Brownies have been selling chances
on will be gone. Gone, too. will
be the opportunity to help the girls
out in this money-raising project.
They have been working hard to
sell tickets and have done quite
well so far. However, if they do
not raise enough money for camp
by this means, they will have to
undertake other projects to do so.
The drawing will take place next
Saturday afternoon, April 10, at
3:00 o'clock, at the Gamble Store,
where the quilt has been on display.
Anyone who wishes is invited to
be on hand. However, it is not
necessary to be present to receive
the quilt.
Tickets will be sold downtown
Saturday morning to give more
people a chance to win the quilt
and an opportunity to help out in
a local cause.
Another feature of interest at the
drawing will be the awarding of
the prizes to the Brownie and the
Girl Scout who sells the most
Board Approves
Tentative Budget
The Board of County Commis
sioners met the first of the week
in a rather quiet session. The body
approved the provisional budget for
Lincoln County's county agent for
the next fiscal year, subject to ap
proval of the final budget.
A road petition was presented to
the board, signed by Homer B. Hud
son et al, asking for abandonment
of a certain road known as the Shel
don Road to Gateway. County
Commissioner P. V. Klinke and
County Surveyor Ira Miller were
appointed as viewers to view the
Chairman Mahoney of the board,
in discussing present road condi
tions with the reporter, stated that
in his opinion, the county is going
through the hardest spring break
up of all times. He added that he
is operating two shifts on road re
The next meeting of the commis
sioners issetforKlondaj^April 19.
Install Officers
At Post Meeting
A good attendance was present
last night at the installation of of
ficers by Harper Erdman Post No.
1548 and its auxiliary. Following
the installation of the two organi
zations officers, a luncheon was
served to the members of both or
The following officers of Harper
Erdman post were installed with
Past Commander Irvin B. Flesher
serving as installing officer:
Warren Brown, Post Commander;
Charles Skranak, Senior Vice Com
mander; Joe Archer, Jr. Vice Com
mander; Fred Clark, Jr., Quarter
master; Joe Fennessy, Jr., Post
Advocate; John Appelgren, Chap
lain; Ira Miller, Surgeon; Harold
Miller, trustee for coming te rm.
Mrs. H. M. Smith went to Col
fax, Wash., for a visit with her
daughter, Mrs. Fay Dickerson.
Last Friday Bert Davis, well known
pioneer settler in the McGinnis
Meadows country filed with County
Clerk George C. Earle, for the office
of Commissioner from the First Dis
trict in Lincoln County. Mr. Davis
who is a veteran of World War No.
I, and is filing on the democratic
ticket, has the following comment
to make regarding his candidacy;
"Having lived practically all my
life in Northwestern Montana (Flat
head County 1891 to 1900, and what
is now Lincoln County, from 1900
todate) and having had during this
time much experience in location,
construction and maintenance
roads, as laborer, forest ranger,
foreman or road construction, gen
eral foreman of road construction,
and superintendent of road con
struction, and having been in a posi
tion much of my life which neces
sitated my using Lincoln County
roads throughout the entire year,
or at least such part of the year os
they were -passable, I feel that
am eminently qualified not only as
to the kind of roads that are needed,
but also as to how to build those
"Let's not continue to throw good
money after bad in a fruitless and
expensive effort to maintain the
kind of roads that we do not want."
j The employees of the Interstate
j Telephone Company in the Troy
anc j Libby exchanges were guests
j 0 f the Company at a dinner at the
Ilew Cafe on Wednesday, March 31.
j T(ii s dinner is an annual affair at
vhk-h the Bonners Ferry group is
| usuallv included but due to road
Telephone Company
Has Libby Dinner
conditions such a combined event
was not possible this year.
The annual employee dinners are
held for the purpose of discussing
current plant, traffic and commer
cial problems, which are continually
an?ing. Mr. George B Amas, East
ern District Manager, presided at
this meeting and als » spoke on the
continuing growth of the physical
plant of the Company and the num
ber of held orders for tlephones
faced by the Company, as the pri
mal problem of all. Mr. Amas also
mentioned the Employees Credit
Union which is now in a flourish
ing condition.
Charles N. Tyson, advertising
supervisor spoke on the desirability
of the use of courtesy in all phases
of telephone work, saying that the
older employees are doing a won
derful job of training the newer
ones in the ideals of telephone ser
Attending from Troy were; Alice
Metier and Edith Whitefield, while
those from Libby were: Mr. and
Mrs. E. E. McDeavitt, Mrs. Helen
Hood, Belhene Candee, Georgia
Cottrell, Joyce Newman, Maxine
Grantham and Barbara Read.
W. G. Schagel Passes
March 28 in Spokane
William George Schagel was born
at Jeddo Junction, Michigan, May
10. 1875, and passed away at St.
Luke's Hospital, Spokane, Wash.,
March 28, 1948.
After spending his boyhood and
young manhood in Michigan and
Minnesota, he came to Montana in
1898, settling in Flathead Valley,
where he took up lumbering and
sawmill work which he followed
until his death.
On March 3, 1904, he was united
in marriage to Theresa Catherine
McGregor at Kalispell, Montana.
This union was blessed with seven
children; three daughters and four
sons: Mrs. Hazel A. Staples, Spo
kane, Wash.; Manly, Sterling, Helen
and Winifred of Eureka: Stanley of
Binghampton. New York; and Bill
Jr., of Ketlle Falls, Wash,
ing also are a brother, S. E. Schagel
of Bellingham, Wash., and seven
Requiem Mass was celebrated by
the Rev, Father H. J. Delaney at
Our Lady of Mercy Church and in
terment was in Tobacco Valley
The pallbearers were Burr Al
verson, Jim Broderick, George
Davis, Oscar Knight, Alec Donald
son and Frank Baney.
There was a total of 187 persons
in Lincoln County drawing on
benefits of the Unemployment Com
pensation during the first week of
March. During the same period 12
were placed in positions with five
positions remaining open, accord
ing to information received from
the office of D. O. Mount.
The first week of April there
were 104 civilians and 102 veterans
drawing benefits, with 12 being
placed in employment.
—Meeting Local 2662 Libby Moose
Hall, Tuesday, April 13, 1948, 8:00
p. m.
Recording Secretary
Miss Barbara Read, who recently
came from Missoula, is now em
ployed as an operator at the Inter
state Telephone Co.
..:„ h J.
Following is the way in wru
State transportation fund > n
amount of $6,066.93 has been fc
tributed to the school districts
Lincoln County by County Supe n
tendent W. J. Anderson i
The distribution as of Ap
follows: ri5is
District No. 1 Troy
District No. 4 Libby olo oi
District No. 5 Cuffe . 233.21
District No. 7 Warland .... JS.fcj
District No. 9 Gateway 166.69
District No. 12 Iowa Flats ™.|4
District No. 13 Eureka 274.83
District No. 14 Fortine 232.69
District No. 15 McCormick IJg.ol
District No. 18 Pinkham .... 122.13
District No. 19 Tooley Lake 99-99
District No. 23 Sylvanite .... 99.34
District No. 53 Trego 104.05
Trov High School . . 373.05
Libby High School 767.93
County High School
(Eureka) . 1,202.46

Former Librarian
Passes in Arkansas
Word has been received by Mgs.
Ned Joughin of the death of Vera
J. Snook on March 1st in Little
Rock, Arkansas. Miss Snook was
Librarian of the Lincoln County
Free Library from May 1922 to
September 1925. The Library was
in its infancy when she came and
her ability and efforts in organi
zing the work for county-wide ser
vice laid the foundation for its con
tinued success. While here she
selected for purchase five thousand
books which set a high standard j
for the future of library work in
-incoln County.
She was very active in the Lib-!
by Woman's Club and other civic. !
affairs and it was recognized that j
she did one of the largest single j
pieces of educational work in the i
County. I
After leaving Libby, Mis; Snook
accepted the position as head li- |
brarian at the Little Hock Public ;
l ibrary, Little Rock, Arkansas, j
which place she held until he
creating the Arkansas State Li- i
brary Commission through legis- i
lation, and acted as Chairman fori
the Commission for several years, j
Her work in that capacity helped
improve library service all over the i
state. Her own library at Little
Rock was recognized as one of the
outstanding ones in the country fer
its size.
Dr. Ira Sanders, as president of
the Little Rock Library, issued the
following statement;
"In the passing of Vera Snook,
Little Rock's intellectual and cul
tural life has sustained a tragic
loss. As long as the Little Rock
Public Library will exist, it will
stand as a monument to Vera
A Vera Snook Memorial Fund
has been started in Little Rock.
in I
was influential
With the Spring breakup has
come the hiring of 22 men by the
Forest Service for general place
ment, with 14 coming from Libby,
3 from Troy, 2 from Rexford, and
one from Eureka, and one from an
outlying district.
Snow measurements taken in the
Bluebird Basin near Rexford by
the Forest Service in March was
slightly less than that taken last
year at this time. Average snow
was 100.75 inches and the average
water content was 36.82 inches.
Born:—to Mr. and Mrs.
Olson April 1, a son; to Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Kins, Rexford, April 2,
a son.
Admitted:—Mrs. Russell Miller.
Rexford, April 1 for surgery.
—Meeting Local 2662 Libby Moose
Hall, Tuesday, April 13, 1948. 8:00
P- m.
Ralph N. Lodge, of Helena.
Grand High Priest, Royal Arch Ma
sons of Montana, was the principal
speaker last Saturday at the dis
trict meeting which was held in
Libby. He spoke on the "Respon
sibility of the Masonic Order in the
Prevention of War." A banquet was
served at 6:00, there being 80 plates.
Kalispell sent a representation of
25 members to the meeting, and
there were 10, from Whitefish in
addition to the attendance from
Troy and Libby.
A. E. Brunette, High Priest of
the Libby Chapter presided over 1
the meeting. All four degrees of
the order were exemplified, and
serne 20 candidates were initiated, i
coming from Troy, Whitefish Kal-1
ispell and Libby. '
" —
Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Fewkes of
Troy came to Libby Wednesday
with Dr. and Mrs. Dixon. Mr. Few
ke s leg which was injured in a
car accident last winter is healed
Recording Secretary
Grand High Priest
Addresses Masons
■ k eo S- Welch went to Kal
ispell last Monday, driving home a !
fine new Buick Super Sedanet. |
Tea Hnnnrc Mrc
cu nunurb rv\ rs.
M. R. Karnes
. •
; - ! members and 15 guests
. ^ ,. <1 the tea given in the lounge
j "* ^.e V et s Club on Army
!,^V M ÎS >r .. of .* M, 7* Pi u' « a 7ü. CS '
,^! < ,'U e . r n! ? Libbv, Mother
Krrin ' r , V v UX1 ilüo ° f harper
' a n» Ÿ ' la48 - ,, D ,
î r» speech, given by Mrs. Ruth
j Baom.-n on Army Day. started the
| program, with Mrs. Sylvia McGrow
then playing several selection on
ner accordion _ Mrs. Lucy Vartan
ian gave a reading on the flag. "God
bless America was sung by all.
following this, tea was served
with delicious cakes trimmed in
red. white and blue.
Mrs. Karnes gave a very approp
nate response to the occasion
Visiting was enjoyed by all.
Guests included Mrs. M. R. Kar
nes - Mrs. James B. Clow'ers, Mrs.
Charles Noel, Mrs. A. H. West. Mrs.
Helen I. Blew, Mrs. Fred Metzger.
Mrs. Willis
Switzer, Jr.. Mrs. Lloyd A. Corbett,
Mrs. Robert McGrow, Mrs. J. C.
i Brewington, Mrs. Nellie McGrew,
j Miss Edith Baeth, Mrs. Lee Eng
land, and Mrs. Leo. Schmuach.
Members present were Emma Ru
bard. June Clark. Rose Brown, Nel
lie C. DeRosia, Florence Ganiacho,
Lucy Vartanian. Florence E. Collin
son. Jennie Quien, Irene Peterson,
Ethel Van Horn, Ella R. Ayotte,
Mabel Solem, Lorna Hilbird, Marion
Miller, Ruth Baencn. June Stephen
son, Lona McCallum. Blanche Guen
ther and Mabel Whitefield.
Fields. Mrs. Elmer
1 « proud to present the culmination
°f six weeks of work on speech,
acting, «properties—in a classic rep- I
resenlation of "Jane Eyre."
Not only is the dramatization an j
authentic and faithful version of
the book by Charlotte Bronte—but
the seniors here spent perhaps more
money than has even been spent by
a school of the size of Libby—to
obtain authenticity in costume and
the local presentations of high
school plays because it depicts the
greatest love story of the century—
yet in a reserved, dignified and
idealistic manner,
Senior Class to
Present "Jane Eyre
The Senior Class
f Libby High
Jane Eyre is perhaps unusual in
Instinctively a young girl sets be
fore her some standard of perfec
tion and consciously or unconscious
ly she strives to emulate the graces
and virtues of this ideal. Some
times it is a mother who serves as
her model, or a superlative elder
sister: or it may be a glamorous
actress or some dynamic feminine
figure of the day. But, as a general
rule, a girl forms her ideal concep
tion from some very appealing char
acter in fiction. It is a safe as
sumption that, inevitably, when she
turns the pages of "JANE EYRE",
that immortal book by Charlotte
Bronte, and acquaints herself with
the heroine, she will have hö
thought of looking further for
pattern of feminine perfection. For
the character of "JANE EYRE" is
adorned with all the charms and
graces and virtues that any young
lady could ever hope to aspire to.
Would you like to see her run the
gamut of emotions from joy to de
spair, from horror to ultimate peace
and happiness? Would you like
to judge for yourself the qualities
that have endeared this heroine to
lovers of literature throughout the
world? Then don't fail to attend the
dramatization of "JANE EYRE"
which is to be presented bv SENIOR
and 16.
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Verle|jCOUr UlID rQCK TO
tfltGrtain lUDIIC
of the
E. M. Welton, chairman
Libby Cub Scout committee,
nounces a pack meeting for 8:00
! p. m. Friday, April 9. at the New
[Central Auditorium, Each den will
put on, a portion of the program,
and individual Scouts will receive
i their Bobcat pins.
There will a display of both in
; dividual and den projects from
Libby's four dens. Den mothers
i are; Mrs. Frank Ayotte, Den No,
I L Mrs. Richard Rayome. Den No.
2: Mrs. Ed Ostheller, Den No. 3;
: and Mrs - Babe McCallum, Den No.
4 a,. , ,,. , . ,
IT„ p ?. ren * s anc ^ * , P U "' IC - stated
Welton, are urged to attend and
>te wh at- Cub Scouting is al l about,
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Tbe usual seasonal interest is be
> n § shown by "ling" sportsmen
now, with success being reported
f rom many of them, along with the
seneral hard luck stories.
J °nas Bucannon had a ling which
he was showing to his friends that
uas °f unusual interest though.
Wben he went after his lines he
pulled in a ling measuring about
[two feet which had swallowed half
of a trout which had hooked itself
in devouring the bullhead used as
bait. All three of the fish were
still in this uncomfortable position
when Mr. Bucannon pulled out his
|]j ne
Mrs. Dan Raymone has recovered
from an attack of flu and is able
to be out again.
(forest service and neils
planting cherry creek
Forest Service crows are planting
[seedlings on the Cherry Creek flat.
; west of the creek at present. They
! w jU plant approximately 80,000
j punderosa pine and 40,000 Douglas
I fj r on t| u , fireburn of 1945.
The J. Neils company arc also
planting their land east of the creek
along the highway which was burn
ed off at the same time. They will
p Ut m approximately 40,000 pon
derosa pine seedlings.
A s soon as weather conditions
permit, the Forest Service will be
(ßm the planting of about 200 acres
t n ponderosa pine in the Cripple
Horse Creek area near Warland.
Jack Homann, son of Walt Ho
man, had the misfortune to badly
injure the little finger of his left
hand last Sunday when a sawed
off long barrel .22 rife accidentally
The bullet grazed his finger
length wise making a deep cut.
Shawl-Plath Wed
Friday Evening
In a simple candle-light ceremony
at the First Methodist Church on
Friday evening, April 2nd at seven
o'clock, Lois Ann Shawl, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. G. Shawl of
this city, became the bride of War
ren Plath, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Plath of Markville, Minn.
Miss Edna Mae Baeth was the
bride's only attendant while Wil
bur Johnson served as best man.
Richard Slauson. a cousin of the
bride, was usher for the occasion.
Mrs. Hugh Slauson played soft
music during the ceremony and at
the strains of Lohengrin wedding
march the bride entered on the arm
of her father who gave her in mar
The bride was attired in a white
wool gabardine dress of street
length with matching hat trimmed
with a tulle veil and carried a bou
quet of talisman roses. Her maid
of honor was also in white, with
colored accessories.
The church was tastefully decor
ated with white lilies and hydran
The bride attended Libby High
School and the groom's attendance
at Markville was interrupted by a
call into the service.
Immediately following the cere
mony a reception was held at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Hiatt,
the latter being an aunt of the
bride. Thirty of the immediate
members of the family and a few
close friends
bridal couple
shower of rice
th n ^ .fi nt mi i™
« ,,,
T1 . f . n 1 old shoe.-, for
r, ; i f i V rn0n *i} s h° n L vnloon
afUi which the\ will be at home(
on May 1st in Libbv.
Bull Lake Woman
Passes at Home
They moved to Troy in
Mrs. Emma Letha Coxon was
born in the state of Wisconsin. July
1872 and passed away at her
home in the Bull Lake district
April 3. 1948 at the age of 75 years,
eight months and 24 days.
She became the wife of Fred W.
Coxon at Winnepeg, Canada, July
12, 1904
1946 and have resided in the Bull
Lake district since.
The deceased is survived by her
husband, her aged mother, Mrs.
Edwina A. Stanley, both residing
in the Bull Lake district; one daugh
ter, Mrs. John Nagle, International
Falls, Minn., two half-brothers, Roy
Tallmadge, Libby and Harry of
Bull Lake, and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held from
the Gompf Funeral Home, April 6
at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Wm. C.
Stearns officiating.
Mrs. Wm. C Stearns and Mrs.
Gleason Pilcher sang "Face to Face"
"Sunrise" with Mrs. Pilcher
at the piano.
j neighbors
Inti rment w;
1 - t< i y near
, ,\ t t j le mectiHjt o
i Tuesday v .-nmg
i was passed, with a hearing still toi
h e j r ( the May meeting, to
I asst . ss $5.00 per business lot and
20 per residential lot for the new!
! lighting system which will be in-1
stalled in the whole city of Libby.
A resolution was also passed to
place a $2.50 assessment per lot
| for sprinkling and oiling of streets.
; Other minor matters were dis
j ... , . ... .
L VitwÄ" Wodncs
^ v - Ma ch 31 at the home of Mre.
"• ^ vr*" 1 n fS ' ei
La K ^ ut , ,n R Mis_ Don OLon
f£ s ' s V n ? p r ' fflt h led
tbe de\oUonals and Mrs. Lee Har
Behold Your King by î lorcnce
Bauer, which was enjoyed by the
8 rou P- In the absence of both the
President and v ice-President, the
Secretary, Catherine Zellers, con
ducted the business session, after
which the group practiced their
stunt for the annual Grange Stunt
Night. Refreshments were served to
17 members.
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f the L it> Çoun
Bull Lake Dis
from tin
City Passes An
Asessmcnt Ruling
County Superintendent W, J. An
derson has released the following
returns from the county's school
elections held last Saturday;
Trustees Elected:
District No. 1—Troy:
W P. Zimmerman
Glen Maddux
Warren Wallace
District No. 4—Libby:
William Powell
Agnus Brennan
î District No. 5—Cuffee:
George Shea, Jr.
District No. 6—Jennings
E. M. Slauson
District No. 7—Warland:
George Bentley
Jerome Filiatreau
District No. 8—Rexford
Gordon Leigh
Mrs. Archie Thompson
District No 9—Gateway
M. A. Stark
District No. 10—Glen l«ake
Has not reported
District No. 11— Manicke
Ernest C Davis
District No. 12—Iowa Flats:
O. S. Teigen
Henry J Lenarz
District No, 13—Eureka:
Mrs. Ruby Stevens
Melvin Hansman
District No. 14—Fortine
Donald Weydemeycr
District No. 15—McCormick;
Virgil Jore
District No 18—Pinkham:
Mrs. Alta Workman 2 year
Horles Bergetto 3 year
District No 19—Tooley Lake;
Harold E. But: ;
3 year
2 yea r
1 year
3 year
3 year
3 year
3 year
3 year
1 year
3 year
2 year
3 year
3 year
3 year
I year
District No 23
(District No 24 Vaak
3 year
3 year
3 year
3 year
3 year
Géorgie Styern
Forest Sund
1 year
3 year
Jack West
District No. 5.3
Ernest Mee
The following sneeial It
approved last Saturday
voters of the respective
Dist. No. 8 -Rexford
Dist. No. 9—Gatewa>
Dist. No. 11 - Manicke
Dist. No. 14—Fortine
Dist. No. 15—McCormiek
Dist No. 18—Pinkh;
Dist. No. 19--Tool.•> I
Dist. No.23—Sylvanite
Dist No. 24—Vaak
Dist. No. 53—Trego
3 years
12 mills
20 mills
8 mills
3 mills
27 mills
10 mills
15 mills
10 mills
5 mills
22 mills
Methodst Church
To Build Annex
Announcement has been made of
plans to omet an annex to the pres
,. nt building of the Libbv Methodist
church, to cost in the neighborhood
f)f $12 ,ooo. The project, which has
been made necessary by the
in membership during the
past two years, and the expanded
program of activities carried on by
the Church, was unanimously ao
proved by the
Church Conference
worship last Sunday,
The new building will add 24 feet
to the length of the present build
ing, and will be 50 feet in length,
extending across the entire rear end
of the white frame edifice
has served the
about 1909. The main floor of th?
annex will have two large Sund ly
School rooms and a church parlo
which will also double as a class
room. There will be provision for
music-library, and robing facilities
for the choir. In the basement will
be a modern heating unit for the
entire church plant, an up-to-date
kitchen, toilets, and a social room
which can be used as a dining room
to seat 100 or a lecture room for an
congregation at a
following the
[ audience of 250.
j Arrangements are now being
j made for the financing of the pro
iject, which will be carried on simul
j taneously with the working out o:
i minor details of the plans, and other
| preliminaries to the
j which is expected to
year. The building
congregation sine •
start in about
if El wood L. Brown, chair
j man. W. E. Dexter, S. Kyle Beebe.
1 W. M. Hiatt, Raymond A. Cole. Bob
DeRosia. Mrs. S.
; Mrs. S. N. Plummer,
Durward Bollinger,
There ik
if Fred H. Maurer, chair
man, W. R Littell. Mrs. Orlo John
Ison, Mrs. J. c. Midyett, and one
0 th £ . r member to be selected
i consists
A. Rasmussen
Mrs. J. C
Midyett. Mr
[and Rev. W. C. Stearns
also a Building Fund
! made up
Discuss City Water
At Gr. Libby Ass # n
The Executive Committee of the
Greater Libby Association
called together by Chairman Carl
ton Joughin last Thursday evening
at the Libran.', The main mattei
for discussion was the proposed
City of Libby purchase of the local
water system. The Committee voted
to recommend that the City Coun
cil continue their investigation of
the advisability of City purchase of
this local system now owned by the
Mountain States Power Company.
The secretary was instructed to
write to member organizations ask
ing them to discuss the matter with
in their groups and send their
recommendations to the Executive
Committee. Several other items on
the Committee's agenda will be dis
cussed at a meeting to be held in
the n ear future. _
Mrs. Jerry Lincoln went into Spo
kane Monday for a few days.

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