Enrollment in the elementary
school reached 217 this week. This
is 23 more pupils than were
rolled during September last year.
High school enrollment is 62, which
is 6 lewer than were enrolled
September last year. Grade 3, with
32 pupils, is the largest class
the school, but grade 2 with 31 and
grade 8 with 30 are close behind.
The Junior class is the smallest,
With only 8 students.
The school patrol was organized
last week and the boys have taken
up their duties, which include put
ting the silent sentinels out in the
morning and taking them off the
highway after school hours, patrol
ling the crossroads at noon and be
fore and after school, and taking
license numbers of any cars that
speed through the school zone.
Members of the patrol are Gene
Lyle, Billy Lensing, Wayne Cooley,
Leon Gaston, Lester Jensen, Ken
neth French, Robert Basham Larry
Chimenti, James Tubbs, and Tommy
Fuller. Tommy Fuller is patrol
Members of the Troy teaching
staff were entertained by the Troyj
Woman's Club at an out-of-doors
dinner at the J. B. Farris home last
Tuesday evening. On Friday even
ing the new members of the faculty
were guests of the "old" members
at a picnic held at Kootenai Falls
Coach Joe Rife is giving the Tro
jan football team daily workouts
on the playground area adjacent
to the gym. With only two letter
men, Byran McDougall and Jim
Price, on the squad the team has
a lot of hard work ahead to be
ready for the initial contest at
Plains on September 25. Other
boys turning out for practice are
Bob Peterson, Jack Ninneman, Neil
Lindsey, Jon Tubbs, Bernard Mun-j
ya 5' J; a , ■ r Rearson - BRly Basham,
and Melvin Smith. :
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Baseball Party i
, ^Vî, c '! 1 0 ng ~ U P V? e baseba H season 1
lor 1948 Troy vets baseball team j
nuaf baseball Dartv nC SnnH^f the - an
g at Schoolhousê Lake^ even i
The players' wives nut on a swell
picnic lunch fried chicken rahhli '
baked beans salad and a!?'the
of the chSw thlt'makes a nienl
a success. Ice from the Kootemu
Chalet kept the refreshments cold 1
and wood supplied by the mnre
ambitious players furnished fuel for
& roaring bonfire, where the al
rea4y ovgfstyffed gang toasted
marshmâliôws and brewed gallons
of delicious coffee.
nrlT°, ng the L hht -v-seven persons
present were Byron Fish, Seattle
Times feature writer, his wife
Laurie, and friend Hank Taylor,
Yroy Plates Fourth
4 The Troy Vets baseball team fin- I
ished in fourth place in the Idaho,
Montana, British Columbia league, i
Troy won seven and lost seven
Trooy No. 1 of the Girl Scouts met
Friday afternoon, Sept. 10 at the
school house. Two boy scouts, Bob ,
Laffoon and Allen Hodges instructed j
the girls in knot-tying. A short)
business meeting was neld dunn~
which the girls decided to sell I
Christmas cards again this year.
A committee was appointed to work |
with Mrs. Hodges on assembling the.
clothing kits for children abroad, 1
A wonderful gift for
loved one at home
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Out-door games and singing con
eluded the meeting. Eight mem
bers, two guests and the leader, Mrs.
Hansen were present. Election of
officers will be held at the next
meeting which will be an outdoor
supper at the Wm. Bissell home.
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iJ. Downey, 3b
^ Beekie, ss
' Fabbro - rf
! Ba yley, p
I TROY VETS
' R - Anderson. 3b 4 0 0
I Kuwahara, cf, rf
I Collins, ss .
R - Lindsey, 2b, p
Winslow, c .
Moore, p, 2b
Ken sler, If
Rotb - cf
Rlce > lb .
,„T otals .43 10 13
Winning pitcher, Lindsey.
F ' ,es To Helena
Roger Kensler flew Mavor Ma- i
ness and City Attorney Smith Me- !
Neill to Helena where they inter- ■
viewed state officials on affairs rela- !
live to the town. !
V.F.W. Aux. Official Visits I
Mrs - Leba Gore, Great Falls. De—
oartment of Montana. V.F.W, Aux
1 **^ Vlsited Troy Auxiliary
a° K P ° St 5514 on Tuesda >' evening.
A . bdS i" es » feting was terminated
£! th the ! arving of refreshments,
^easoiTfor^he meetl , ng of the
&eaSQ0 tQr local PMXjbary.
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Tl w;tiî Vomans C,ub , I
Wlt h approvimately sixty mem- ■
Troy Vets Win
Troy's Vets edged Cranbrook, B.
C., 10 to 9 in ten innings Sunday
in the final game of the
Troy came up in the 9th with three
runs behind but tied the score
two singles, a fielder's choice and
Kensler's long double to right cen
ter. In the last of the 10th Ku
wahara was safe on an error, Lind
sey sent him to 3rd with a single
then Winslow who had gone hit
less so far sent in the winning run
with a hard single thru short.
The box score;
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bers and guests present the Troy
Woman's Club met for the annual
Harvest dinner at the Farris resi
dence. Outdoors provided settings
for the tables which were attrac
tively arranged. Decoration
sisted of polished apples and aut
umn flowers. A bill of fare suit
able to the occasion was provided
by the women of the club.
A business meeting followed the
dinner and the president, Mrs. Hois
I ington presented the year books
the members. The next meeting
will be in October.
Mrs. Blanche Middleton who has
been a house guesl at the home of
her sister. Mrs. Jesse Cripe for the
P ast s * x wee ^ s Tuesday morn
l ng for her bome in South Bend,
Don Myers who is with the Coast
Guard, is spending a brief time with
his parents in Troy.
to sail soon for Alaska,
Gabe Zimmerman, Tacoma, Wash.,
visiting his brother, Marion Zim
merman. Durin g his visit Mr. and
Mrs. Zimmerman accompanied him
on a trip to Hungry Horse. Kalispell
and other points,
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Savage and son
recently arrived from Seattle, and
are v * sR ing in Troy prior to going
Libby where he will be employ
Here and There
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Boyer and
family spent the week-end at the
home of her brother, Harry Hig
Mrs. Wheeler, clerk at the Troy
Drug Store for the past year had
the misfortune to slip on the side
walk and injure her knee. She left
this week for Kellogg, Ida., where
she will receive medical treatment
Miss Betty Russell has replaced her
at the drug store.
, Ed Anderson who has been a pa
tient at Ft. Harrison since last June
returned home Saturday evening
His health is somewhat improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McGlocklin
spent part of last week at the home
of her mother, Mrs. Rollin Page
They were en route to the park
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Osborne have
moved into the house vacated bv
the O'Kins family.
Mrs. Sig Anderson returned from
an extended trip to Idaho.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brown are
parents of a young son born at Bon
ners Ferry. Ida.
Mr. and Mrs. Doremus and fam
ily have moved to Bonners Ferry
where he is employed.
Sunday School in the Methodist
(Church opened for the fall term
with an attendance of 67 acocrding
to word received from Supt. M a -
Mrs. Ray Cole and daughter
Joyce spent Saturday afternoon
with Mrs. Hudson. '
Mr. and Mrs. Omer Hudson spent
a few days with Bessie Butts where
Omer is doing some bulldozing on
the Butts farm.
Howard Wagner and A. S. Erick
son of Hardin, spent the past week
visiting friends and relatives.
Wagner is a brother-in-law of Mrs.
Dale Hudson attended the Legion
meeting in Eureka Monday evening
and gave a report on his trip to
Boys State held at Dillon in August.
Dale says it was a very enjoyable
trip as well as educational. They
visited the mines at Butte and were
guests at dinner of the Anaconda
Copper Mining Co., at the Hinlen
Hotel in Silverbow Ball Boom. They
also visited Bonnack and other
points of interest and were guests
at the Governors Ball. He hopes
more boys will get to go next year
and thanks the American Legiqn of
Eureka for this splendid trip.
Saunders - Hudson
Mixed bouquets of dahlias and
gladioli decorated the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Monday evening for the marriage of
Joyce Saunders, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E. S. Saunders of Missoula,
and Omer B. Hudson, son of Mr.
and Mrs. H. B. Hudson of Rexford.
Elder Sidney Billingsley perfor
med the single-ring ceremony. "My
Hero" was sung by Barbara Saun
ders, accompanied by Martha Ma
loney. The wedding march from
"Lohengrin" was played by Helen
For her wedding the bride
an aqua gown with gold accessories
and carried a bouquet of pink and
white roses. Her headdress was of
white shattered carnations. June
Hayes, maid of honor, was in pink
and had a headdress of pink carna
tions. She carried a colonial bou
quet of white gladioli and pink
The bride's mother wore a blue
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Frank Kobertson was best man
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A tbr ee-tiered wedding cake was
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Thursday, September 16, 1948
Helen Saunders and Molly Bovlware
were in charge of the guest book
and Mrs. Ruth Waldbillig and Mrs
Violet Jacobson helped care for the
Guests from out of town were
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Saunders of
Ogden, Utah, and Mr. and Mrs.
Stephen D. Davies and Marian from
Mrs. Hudson was graduated from
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