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Devoted to the Development of Libby, and of Lincoln Countv
VOLUME XLVIII
Libby, Lincoln County, Montana Tnursday, December 2. 1948
Number 29
Eureka Before
The Nation In
Colliers Story
Tells of Christmas Tree
Business in the Tobacco
Valley Territory
RAPE GIBBS WRITES
IN ISSUE OF DEC. 4
Lincoln County once again is in
the national spotlight, this time
brought there by Rafe Gibbs' article,
"Christmas Tree Capital" which ap
pears in the December 4 issue of
Colliers, and features Eureka, the
"Christmas Tree Capital of the
World."
The article, which is accom
panied by three illustrations re
produced from photographs in Kodo
chrome by Joe Dearing, is found on
Page 26 of the issue and gives a
'big town" reporter's version of a
profitable business in a rural com
munity. Sentiment in Eureka con
cerning the story seems to be
divided, but it is a story which will
attract interest throughout, the na
tion. and every Lincoln County citi
zen should be interested in reading
the article.
The article gives a history of the
business in the Tobacco River coun
try- According to Gibbs, cutters
make from $10 to $40 per day, with
few being in the lower bracket.
Methods of handling the trees are
also discussed and it is stated that
Eureka ships 1.800,000 trees
nually to the outside world.
Libby news stands quickly sold
their entire bundle of this issue of
Colliers, but The Eureka Drug
Store, has an adequate supply of the
magazines, and will be able to care
for those who wish to read the
article but do not take Colliers.
Regardless of its reception in Lin
coln County, the story will do much
in helping create interest through
out the nation in Eureka and Lin
coln County's Christmas Trees, and
will aid in getting this section in
the minds of the country.
an
Libby Girl Weds on
Thanksgiving Day
A lovely wedding which
place at the Log Church on Thanks
giving Day (Nov. 25) 2:00 p.
was that of Miss Dolores Parkin
son, daughter of Mrs. Alma Parkin
son of Libby and Steele Young,
of Mrs. Emma Anderson of
Oak, Michigan. The Rev. Leon
Ayers performed the ceremony
Mrs. Leon Ayers played the
ding music.
The bride wore an ankle-length
gown of white crepe with a corsage
and coronet of Talisman roses.
maid of honor chose an aqua
with pink accessories and a
sage of pink roses.
Mrs. Parkinson, mother of
bride wore a dress of navy
crepe and Mrs. Anderson,
groom's hiother chose a green dress.
Both had corsages of roses and
nations.
The bride was given away
marraige by her grandfather,
Albert Runsvold. Miss Donna
kinson, sister of the bride and
Rosalie Sullivan, a cousin, were
candle lighters.
Glen Collier acted as best
and ushers were Richard Parkin
son and Channing Sullivan,
A reception for 75 guests
served in the church basement with
a five-tier wedding cake, baked
Mrs. Nelson, centering the table.
Immediately following the recep
tion a wedding dinner was served
at thc home of Mr. and Mrs. F.
Mitchell.
Out-of-town guests included
and Mrs. Dan Sullivan and family.
' Columbia Falls: Mrs. Annie Gilbert
son, Fortine; Mr. and Mrs. A.
Runsvold, Kalispell; Mr. and Mrs.
O. G. Engebretson, Kalispell; Mr.
and Mrs. Jacob Isaacson, Kalispell,
and Mrs. Emma Anderson of Royal
Oak, Mich.
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Miss Evelyn Stearns of Minot, |
N D., and William H. Robe'-ts o.
Troy were married Tuesday, No
vember 30 at 8:00 p. m, in the
candle lighted living room of thc
Roberts residence in Troy. The
marriage ceremony was performed
by Justice of the Peace Fred H.
Maurer. The attendents were Mrs.
L A. Straight of Minot and John
O. Lindholm of Troy.
Following the ceremony a buffet
lunch was served to the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. Roberts expect to
make their home in Troy. Mr. Rob
erts is a retired Great Northern
Railroad
The bride is a member of thc
Senior class of Libby High School
and the groom a graduate of the
Royal Oak High School. He also
attended Montana State University.
After a short wedding trip to Spo
kane, the couple returned to Libby
and are at home at 1103 Louisiana
Avenue.
Stearns - Roberts
Marriage Nov. 30
man.
The J. Neils sawmill has been
down the past two Saturdays dur
ing which time needed repairs were
made.
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Regularly scheduled semi-month
Organized Reserve Corps tra;n
g for reservists residing in Libby
nd vicinity, continues with a train
ing session set for Thursday even
ing. Dec. 2. 1948, starting at 7:30
o'clock in the Community Room
(below the library) at the County
Court House in Libby.
Lieut. Robert H. Bioom of War
land, an officer in the local forestry
company of engineers, will conduct
the second of a series of three con
ferences on "Maps" and related
subjects.
In a recent communication from'
the Fort Missoula office of Colonel
Thomas Burgess, Senior Army In
structor for Montana, reservists in
the State were informed of the
Sixth Army's authorization for one
pay period in the fiscal quarter,
October-December, for members of
the 626th OR Composite Group who
meet the "attendance in uniform"
requirements prescribed by the let
ter. Further information on this
score will be presented at the above
meeting.
Reservist of this area are urged
to be present and to make a special
effort to contact other members in
order that the required percentage
of 60% or higher attendance is
maintained for the quarter to en
able the officer members as well
as the enlisted men to qualify for
available pay.
Interviews for enlistments and of
ficer appointments of prospective
members will be conducted concur
rently with the meeting by Major
M. F. Rattermann, unit instructor
from Kalispell, for those who are
physically qualified former service
men and desiring to know of the
advantages the ORC has to offer.
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Crown Hi-Jinx
Queen Fri. Eve
The latest returns on the annual
Libby High School Hi-Jinx Queen
contest show that the Fj-eshman
candidate, Joan Edstrom, is ip the
lead followed closely by the Junior
class candidate, Pat Olsen. The
Sophomore candidate, Marilyn Ol
son, is in third place with the Sen
ior candidate. Thelma Rolseth, close
not shown much strength but if
class follows true to form they
show their greatest strength in
home stretch. As an added attrac
tion for the purchase of queen con
test tickets three very attractive
prizes will be awarded at the cor
son onation to the three persons whose
names will be drawn from
queen ticket boxes. An electric
mixer, a combination waffle iron
sandwich toaster, and a toaster
the three prizes to be awarded.
queen contest tickets must be placed
in the ballot boxes by 10:30 p.
Friday evening to be counted in the
voting or to be eligible for the
drawing. No tickets will be ac
cepted after the balot boxes close
at 10:30. Winners of the prizes
need not be present at the drawing
to receive the awards. The high
light of the Queen contest will
the coronation at 11:30 p. m. fol
lowed by the drawing. A dance
will then conclude the evenings
festivities. The building will
open to the public at 7:30 p. m.
with the concessions to open at 7:45
and the first stage show to begin
at 8:00 p. m. With each admission
ticket to the building the holder
entitled to chances on three prizes
for the adults and one for the child
ren. An electric roaster, a pressure
cooker and a clock the the awards
for the adults and a pair of skiis
with ski poles for the children.
The stage show is really an all
school cast. About two-thirds of
the student body is engaged in the
production which features a variety
of acts bringing songs and dances
from many parts of the world. Manv
hours of hard work have gone into
making this show one of the fea
tures of the carnival. All members
of the production crew from stage
hand to director deserve a lot of
credit for their efforts. Du not
miss this show. It is worth seeing.
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The concessions in the gym have
many games to offer in which pa
trons can try their luck in various
games of skill, basketball throw,
dart throw, African dodger, wet
sponge throw, cane toss and others.
There are many prizes to be won
by those who have the skill or
luck. Come to the Hi-Jinx Carnival
at the High School on Friday' even
ing. December 3 prepared for an
evening full of fun and entertain
ment.
A special showing of the stage
show will be presented on Thursday
evening, December 2, to accomodate
those people who shall bo unable to
attend on Friday evening. If you
can no t get to the carnival on Fri
da y plan to see the stage show on
Thursdav evening. It is the same
how as " w iR be given on Friday
evening. The Thursday show will
begin at 8:00 p. m. and the Friday
evening shows will start at 8:00
and 9 r ]5 p, rn.
PARKING NOTICE TO ALL
LIBBY CAR OWNERS
During the winter months cars
cannot remain parked over night on
the streets inside the City Limits
of Libby. Difficulty from parked
care while the street force is re
moving the snow makes this ruling
necessary.—By Order CITY COUN-jerson
CIL.
WOULDST THOU A CAROLLING GO
BEFORE YE MERRIE CHRISTMAS?
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Within a very few short \v
you, your families, friends am
j of us in these United States |
again celebrate that most bless--d
season of the year known so well
to us. the Christmas season.
Needless to say, through the pas
sing years and generations it has
become traditional in scores of vil
lages, towns and cities throughout
our land to commemorate this joy
ous event by the inhabitants unit
ing together in a single body and
singing Christmas Carols.
In an effort to strengthen further
the bonds of friendship and Chris
tian fellowship, and radiate afar
the Christmas spirit among all of
us in Libby and the adjoining
country-sides, let US also, in a kin
dred spirit, join together to spread
the Glad Tidings, Peace on Earth,
Goodwill Toward All Men, and sing
our praises, those beautiful and in
spiring Christmas Carols so famil
iar to all of us.
This program is plannned with
the intention of not interfering or
conflicting with any other activities
or programs that may be planned,
and it is earnestly hoped that men.
women, and children, the schools,
organizations, clubs and various
bodies, one and all alike, will join
in the Carolling at this civic gath
ering. It is planned that all par
ticipants, form in a body at the city
hall Christmas tree on Tuesday,
evening. December 2Lst at 6:30 p. m.
The carollers, with lanterns pro
vided the carollers are able to pro
cure them, will lead the
procession
with the band following, and will
sing as they
streets of Libby,
practice and learn the Carols be
forehand in their homes or in their
respective groups. Song sheets will
be furnished those who do not know
the Carols or have not a hymn
book. Whether or not you can carry
a tune makes no different;;?. Wc
want only your heart. We
ly hope you will come
with us on this glad occasion. May
we count on YOU?—Carolling Com
mittee.
proceed through the
AH are urged to
sincere-I
and unit«.
To Shut Down The
Somers Saw Mill
Announcement has been made by
F. J. Gavin of the Great Northern
Raihvay that the Somers Lumber
Co. mill at Somers'will be closed
thc
will
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; n : a . ,or difference in the employment
g lc,ure ln the Somers section,
I Comers mill has been w big factor
!n _ ae Flathead economically' for
manv years. There was a rumor
mor Vi* ban a year ago that the mill
^uld soon suspend operations.—
Flathead
indefinitoly before Jan. 1, ) 94B
tie treating plant will continue op
erations. The company will estab
lish a huge 75,000 acre "tree farm"
on its holding in the Flathead sec
E. N. McDevitt, general manager
of the lumber company, will con
tinue thc direction of the tie plant
and tree farm operations. The com
pany will continue to buy ties from
private operators in this* section
the state.
Mr. Gavin said that the decision
to cease operations was a reluctant
one, but was dictated by the neces
sity of conserving the remaining
stands of timber for future produc
tion of tics and lumber,
also found difficult to secure timber
other than on the Somers company
holdings. The Somers company has
operated for 47 years, which is con
sidered an unusually long time for
a large mill in any one location.
It is generally felt that thc mill
is out of the picture for many years
to come unless there should be some
drastic change in conditions. The
timber from the "tree farm" is ex
pected to reach the productive stage
in from 30 to 40 years. Plans for
thc farm were worked out by the
forest engineering service and the
Western Pine Association.
For nearly 50 years the Somers
mill has produced the major part
of the tie and other timber
It was
'equip
ments of the Great Northern from
lands owned by the company,
though ties in large quantities have
been bought from private producers
—a policy that will be continued.
This new "tree farm" will bring
to about 800.000 acres, the Montana
forest land devoted to scientific tree
prod uction.
Closing of the mill will make a
The
(Poison) Courier.
BRING CASSIUS DUNCAN
BACK TO LINCOLN CO.
Sheriff J. Roy Livengood returned
last Monday from Idaho Falls, Ida.,
with Cassius T. Duncan, who has
been wanted for several months in
Lincoln County for participation in
the theft of an automobile.
Duncan was arrested in Idaho
Falls. November 24, by the sheriff
of that county. He waivered extra
dition proceedings when Sheriff
Liveng ood arrived in the Idah o city.
THE WEATHER REPORT
FOR THE PAST WEEK
Following is the weekly weather
report as furnished through thc
courtesy of the Libby Ranger Sta
tion:
Date
Nov. 24 .43
Nov. 26 .43
Nov. 29
Nov. 30
Dec. 1
H
L
Pr.
31
.37
20
.23
40
10
,50
32
24
.11
36
26
.03
The Rev. W. C. Stearns, Mrs.
Minnie Walker and Mrs. Ernest Pet
were in Kalispell Tuesday to
consult an eye specialist.

ILK HUNTING sin (
PERMITTED r
RESTRICTED A
l ÜOuilil aUiiiu
pheasants ;
19-18. the !
department rerr
several areas re
The departniea
as open to oik < f either ;
Lower middle fork, south of Gla
cier park in Flathead countv. closes
Dec. 31; Sun river, south of north
fork in Lewis and Clark county,
closes Jan. 15: Dearborn, north of
Lyons creek in Lewis and Clark
county, Closes i- b. 28: Gardiner
I Jardine, in Park county, closes Jan.
31; Fishtail, in Stillwater countv
closes Feb. 28; Gallatin, in Madisdn
and Gallatin counties, closes Dec. 1 ;
east side Madison river, in Madison
county. Noses Feb. 15; Big Hole, in
Silver Bow countv, closes Dec. 31
Areas open to antlered bulls:
Judith river in Little Belt moun
tains, in Judith Basin county, closes
Feb. 28; Fleecer mountain, in
Beaverhead, Deer Lodge and Silver
Bow counties, closes Dec. 31; Big
Hole, extended season, in Silver
Bow county, closes Feb. 28; Stony
creek, Granite countv, closes Dec.
31.
Branch antlered bulls may bo
hunted, in these areas:
Nortijt fork Musselshell, extended
seasoiu in Meagher county, closes
Feb. 2#; west side Madison river, in
Madison county, closes Dec. 31;
GrasshÖpper creek, extended season,
in Beaverhead countv, closes Feb
28.
In several of these areas, the de
partments said, maximum kills have
been set, and "when this figure is
approached, the season may be
closed on two days' notice."
areas are restricted j
in size, hunters are cautioned to be
sure of the boundaries. The depart- I
ment added :
"Special permit hunting for elk
now under way in the Highwood
mountains and in Beaverhead coun
ty is not open for hunters without
special permits."
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Because the
-Change Design of
Hungry Horse Dam
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Ç hange in de '
hSU L 1 frT H u g °'
^,1 1..!!!. Northwestern Mon
, na jpL av ** e for gj^ater flood
R° n T r ^W^^i* B 5 n 8 un ^ *°day
' Regional Director
® Ure 5j-4-°^ R®j4 a ro ation .
would "be d Âstaîîed dl3cbarge outlet
In view of last spring's flood
water disaster space in the Hungry
Horse Reservoir has assumed
greater value than anyone had
counted on previously. Mr. Newell
said. In the face of this fact the
Corps of Engineers, which agency
has major responsibility for flood
control, felt that greater discharge
capacity was needed for quickly
evacuating the 3,500,000 acre-foot
reservoir in times of impending
floods.
Original specifications for the
dam called for two outlet pipes,
each eight feet in diameter and
each having a discharge capacity of
4,000 cubic feet per second. The
pipes will be 460 feet long and pass
through the dam at a downward
incline from an upstream elevation
of approximately 100 feet above
bedrock. The third unit to be added
will be of similar size and capacity.
In addition, a "glory hole" spill
way, having a maximum discharge
capacity of 35,000 feet per second,
will be constructed.
From the standpoint of repaying
the Federal Government for the
cost of the Hungry Horse Project,
the additional outlet will be of con
siderable significance, Mr. Newell
declared. It will permit an opera
tion schedule under which the
Corps of Engineers could recoin
mend a much greater allocation of
construction costs to flood control.
in f C0St 'n t0
b The P outlet works wiH be utiHzcd
oach year pidmarflv' between Isde
March and P carlv Mav when run
off forecasts incK ' the . vian
tion of additional i ,cit\ fur Hood
control V n "cessa r The installa
tion and use of 'tie klit.onal out
let wHl havl effect în
power
generating capacity .,f the Hungry
Horso nowpr niant tcH it wi non
HOr m P ° WCr Pl3nt mm d " l • ,00 ' 000
ca MLL n l_You
CO INICnOlQS WlllS
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kilowatts, or on prospective irriga
tion in the Kalispell area.
The fat hog which was
away by the South Lincoln O
Council on November 24 was won
by Ed Nicholas who operate:- the
Oval E Quick Service Station across
from the postoffico.
The drawing was held in Park
er's Studio at 3:00 p. m. before a
small gathering. Mrs. Flovd Bowen
drew the lucky number
The donations received by the
council will be used for paying ex
penses of 4-H Club members from
this end of the county to such
events as the State 4-H Club Con
gress held at Montana State Col
lege each year. Conservation Camp,
Builders' Camp, and other worth
while events or
purposes.
Among Spokane visitors over the
week end were Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Winfrey, Jr., who visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Girnes.
Mrs. Winfrey and Mrs. Girnes are
sisters.
Basketball League
Calls Practice
will have considerable
pas
corn number of candidates will be
present Dorothv Perkins, Pomona \
Lecturer
According to Norman E. Da
Libby City Basketball D
well under way in plans fo
:un.
Four teams will participate in the
j league. These teams include the
Veterans of Foreign Wars,
i Union 2581.
I anc j t j le Independents.
two teams are sponsored as in
dicated by their names, the third
by Walter Neils.
The first practice is called for
next Tuesday evening, December 7
at which time the Union and In
dependent teams are scheduled to
practice the first shift from 8:15 to ;
9:15 o'clock, and the Lumbermen j
and VFW teams from 9:15 to 10:15. j
Managers, stated Darsow, are re
quested to have their teams togeth
er for this practice.
Games with Troy, Eureka and
other teams will be scheduled by
invitation. Town team basketball
holds a high pace in all community
sports events, and a schedule of
games with outside teams, should
attract good turnouts in Libby.
ague
the
nung
Local
a Lumberman's team,
The first
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Lincoln County Pomona No. 5 will
meet m Libby Saturday. December
18, at the' Moose Hall, in evening
session Tobacco Valiev Grange
will put on the beautiful Fifth Do
glee work in full form to all candi
dates. Kootenai Valley and Cabinet j
Granges wil! furnish kinch. :
l-tAs ha%e a record turnout fi oni
all Subordinate Granges and start
a successful and enjoyable year. I
Many will just be back from
State Convention at Missoula, and i
, I ., material to j
ntu us for use throughout tho
It seems possible that a re
LINCOLN COUNTY POMONA
MEETS DECEMBER 18
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Howard William Turner, son of I
Mbbv n ias M, ^rn W August "iTsST al
NS' Olîio and S awa> m t
Libby at Sunday, Novem
Death Comes to
H. W. Turner
be |. 2 «_- aged 61 Y eals - three months
and 27 days.
He was married to Bernadme
Huffman at Libb\ in 1930. One son..
Raymond was born to this union,
Mr. Turner operated a cafe in
1936 where the VFW Club is now!
located in Libby. He then went to
Spokane where he was employed as
a chef until two years ago when
he became ill and returned to Lib-(
by, making his home with his fath
er and mother.
He is survived by his aged par
ents of Libby, and his son. Raymond
of Spokane
Funeral services were held at 2:00
o clock this (Thursday) afternoon
from the Libby Funeral Home with
Rev. James Davidson, pastor of the
Libby Presbyterian Church officia
ting. Interment was made in Lib
by cemetery.
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( Dli ! It. or after it is completed
r '' ad Y , ,r us ''- are urged to turn
I floor aSS,St ,n P0Unnß thC <0ment
The club got off to a start last }
>' cal '. an d made a good showing m i
I its first competitive shoot which
U'as a postal match held with the |
i fm< ' tcam from Eureka. With last ;
! Vl ' ars experience behind the local j
! shooters and the additional stimulus
I /he new range the club will be
To Pour at Libby
Sunday, December 7
It will pour all day in Libby. Sun
day. December 7—at least that is
the news from the Libby Rifle
Club.
The club is busy building its new
indoor range just north of the Vet's
Club. and last Sunday finished roof
mg the new dug out structure.
There is still much work to be done,
say the members, and next Sunday
ail who are interested in the proj
ect either now while it is being !
and I
(able to make better showings this
I season, it is believed, and the fact
that a VFW sponsored Junior Rifle
j Club will be active, will add in
terest to the project
are asked not to forget the
work next Sunday, and vou are
also reminded that if vou and vour
friends are to use the new range
this season it will have to be com
t pletcd by volunteer labor, so come
out an ri cj 0 your share to make the
now shooting quarters a reality!
| TO ELECT ACA COMMITTEE
MEMBERS DECEMBER 4
pounce the election of committee
members at Libby on December 4
in the Community Room at the
Courthouse. All eligible to vote are
urged to attend this election which
must be held at that time before
*he county convention which will
be held Tuesday. November 7.—
Lloyd P. Maize,
Thc Lincoln County ACS an
HOSPITAL NOTES
Births:—Nov. 24—to Mr. and Mrs.
A. J. Agather, twin boys; Nov. 25—
to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cloutier, a boy.
Admitted: — Nov. 29—Mrs. Clar
ence White, surgical.
Released:
1 Magera.
Nov. 30—Mrs Frank
Left South In
Covered Van
Returns by Air
A PIONEER ALL HER
Mrs. George Pike of Libby
First Flight in 87 Years;
Visits Birmingham, Ala.
LIFE; HERE 29 YEARS
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A well known pioneer resident of
Libby, Mrs. George Pike crashed'
the front page of the Birmingluv»
(Ala.) Post with her picture, taken
as she was leaving the airplane mp
on arrival at the Municipal airport
in Birmingham, completing her tint
plane ride which started at Boiae,
Ida., November 18 with stops at
Denver, Colo., and Dallas, Tex.
Mrs. Pike left the South in a war
on train 68 years ago and has raaSe
her home in Libby for the past »
years. She remarked in a letter ta
local friends, that she has received
bouquets, corsages and many honors
but hopes they wont make her head
swell
A reprint from The Post follow:
Times have chanced
f OI Mrs. Martha Ellen pike!
Mrs. Pike, who left Jonesboro.
Tenn, in a wagon train for the
West some 68 vears ago. climbed
down the ramp of a DC-6 at kfu
thejnicipal Airport last night after her
f, rs t plane ride
She came from Libby, Mont, to
visit her cousin, Mrs Charles Suns
,,f 278! Eighth-av
me three and a half
get to Montana." she said,
ind onv 18 hours t
Mrs Sims said the
at least
"It took
b
get back."
87-year-old
an refused to make the trip by
" Too slow." she wrote.
Ahead of Storm
Mrs. Pike arrived in Birming
ham just before a severe electrical
storm struck near the Airport..
'T think I'd rather ride a mule
train than fly," she laughed. "When
we hit the fringe of that storm I
^ paSSCngerS s » id a little
Tbe bumps of thc pla " e rlde "ere
"eJ'of* the3erîd ^ 'w.îon f "Ml
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worn
tram
West however
-We made the trip from Tex*,
to New Mexico right through hoa
J tile Indian country ," she sa id. "and
w hat made it worse, I had to walk
most of thc way *
"That's whv I
hack," she laughed
j Girls Scarce
I Mrs. Pikc sald shf . met h ,, r first
j husband, John Fox. a gold miner,
at a settlement near Demming,
jsj jvt.
"The girls were scarce and the
hoys were looking." she said, still
j smiling, sc he found me at a
dance "
j she and Mr Fox went North
; to Montana, where their first child
was horn "during a heavy snow -
f a n aboard
sa jd Mr. Fe
married Gt
.. . . .
The prima ry pro j ects include the
pavmg of 1.3 miles of Higgins Ave
nue m Missoula, the paving of
three-tenths: of a imle of street in
Kalispell. the surfacing and oiling
of the Loma South Hi
wa Y ln Chouteau county, and culvert
an ? bank protection work on 3.3
of U. S Highway No. 94 south
wanted to fly
"No Indians."
wagon tram." She
tied in 1916 and she
■e Pike, a florist, in
1923.
"He died ' vo years ago." she
added.
Mrs. Pike plans to remain m
Birmingham at least until next
summer, according to Mrs. Sims.—
The Birmingham Post,
STATE TO CONSIDER
ROAD BIDS IN DECEMBER
secondary highway and budge con
struetton projects will be opened by
State Highway Department oa
'Jecember 17th
Meeting on December Id, 16 and
tho highway department will
devote the first two days to admin
Bids on four primary and five
, .
istrative matters which require con
sideration. The bids will be opened
17,
H. ■ nradimr
^>cconaar> ptojecis an graaing
placing 17,2 miles south of Man
hattan in Gallatin county, grading
and surfacing 1.6 miles of bridge
approaches near Emigrant, grading
an / surfacting and oiling of six
miles of highway north of Cut Bank
ln , Glacier county, surfacing and *
mling of tive miles of Poplin north
ro ^ c ^ in Liberty county and bank
protection along 1.3 miles of high
wav south of Great Fails. Cascade
county
a.
SGT. RICHARD DeROSIA
TAKING CODE TRAINING
Barksdale AFB—Sgt. Richard G.
DeRosia of the 1927th AACS (Air
ways and Air Communications Ser
vice) Squadron, USAF. is under
going CW Code training at Barks
dale Air Force Base. Louisiana. Sgt.
DeRosia holds a vital job in the Air
Force, that of a Control Tower oper
ator. The job consists of directing
the arrival and departure of all
transcient and local Aircraft at
Barksdale, and a knowledge of the
Morse Code is essential in this work
Sgt. DeRosia's home is at 610
Utah Ave. in Libby.
W. H. Kennedy leaves tonight for
Spokane to attend the furniture
show in that city.

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