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By Ted Resting
Summer is usually considered the outdoor season, but when you *top to think about it, there aren't *> many things you can do ■warm weather claims Outdoor Writer Bill Wolf. He builds pretty fair case for the year's last *ionth. »er. but he still can camp out. hike. fish, and have an infinite yrar etv of winter snorK tn choose froni as wrfl 1 And there's some of small came hunting to be S n »lie 6 . « ràl 1 ^ e , , e , out to many, Decembers chief charm as an outdoor month is in the snows that arrive in the north - . ar T en too severe, as they will be in Jan uary and February, and are often only light, tracking snows. Reading tracks is like reading a mystery story, except that there is not al ways « solution Sometimes the clues peter out in a confusion of tracks. The outdoors moves indoqrs dur ing the next-to-the last week this month. There is little hunting or done in Christmas Week because it is strictly a home-and family affair. It takes a brave and L ern states. rather heartless nan to ignore firside at this time to go gunning or angling. However, it also takel a brave man to bear Up under some rfU» Oms'ma, prc«nt, he will The surf fisherr an probably will get a nice fly-rod reel, the bait caster an ocean-going boat rod. the upland game shooter a pair of hip boots from someone who saw a duck hunter so attired. The donor will beam, expecting thanks, and the recipient will bare his teeth in a lupine grin intended to con vey thanks for somethin-' he doesn't wan t " The sun returns on December 21 at the beginning of the winter solstice, but. paradoxically, this date also marks the rcriod days start to get longer. It's im perceptible at first but the daylight increases gradually until it is when the | noticeable toward spring. The birth of winter also contains the seeds of its death. EASTERN STAR HOLDS SUCCESSFUL BAZAAR Pie and coffee were featured in the afternoon and evening at East ern Star Auxiliary Bazaar Friday, December 10. Other events in cluded gifts and fane> work and a fishpond for the kiddies. Bingo was played during the evening while Mrs. Timothy Miller read futures with cards. The Rain bow Girl's concession was com-, prised ot pop and hAme-'made cand ies. Mrs. Dave Foster was awarded her Christmas Turkey by guessing the number of beans in a pot. Sally Ann My hr was presented a com pletely furnished doll bod. The celebration was held as a tri bute to the Building Committee of the Masonic Lodge for the tions begun this year, MONTANA FAMILIES RECEIVE OVER THREE MILLIONS IN DEATH INSURANCE Helena—(U.R) — The Institute of Life Insurance, New York City, re ports that Montana families re ceived $3,370,000 in life insurance death benefit pajn.mts in the first nine months of th j year, compared with $2,789,000 in the correspond ing period last year. President Holgar Johnson of the Institute said, "some measure of the greatly increased bulwark of pro tection owned by American families is found in a camparison of these current payments with death bene fit payments prior to the war. "For the country as a whole," Johnson said "death benefits paid show an increase of nearly 45 per cent in the first nine months of this year as co mpared to 1941. In Nebraska in 1929, the McCook Daily Gazette started the first at tempt to distribute newspapers by airplane. renova deads Drive For State CROP Train IPÜ ■■ * ! y ■ r ,. F BOZEMAN — George T. Slme. president of the Montana Junior Chamber of Commerce, has been appointed state director of the Christian Rural Overseas program (CROP) and will be responsible for heading the drive to assemble a Montana CROP Christmas train for overseas relief. Farm produce is now being so* Belted throughout the state. A trainload of gifts will be assembled the week previous to Christmas. CROP is sponsored by Catholic and Protestant church groups with all major fana organizations co operating Five Montana 4-H Club youths have been selected to receive ex-! pense-paid trips to Minneapolis where they will take part in the Wood-Larson marketing tour to i held January 17-21. The boys will be given an op portunity to see at first hand how the grain markets operate. The in five club members are Richard Tow, , Hill county; Deraid Eastlick, Still a water: Wesley Thatcher. Yellow-1S-?. .stone: George Haines, Rosebud: and Edwin Elpel, Dawson. ™ COMMON DECENCY R t » h , Th w Repoits na\c come to The West-; ern News üfflce of a man drivin ß a P ick ' u P- who will doubtless land within the toils of the law unless he changes his ways, and that quick-! ly. Tuesday morning on meeting a car going west from Libby, the low kept his pick-up squarely in * the middle of the highway, 'it is 4-H YOUTHS TO MINNEAPOLIS said, and forced the other driver to take to the ditch. The same performance was re peated yesterday morning, the of fending driver looking around and laughing without stopping, as he noted the victim of his hoggish ness stuck .in the snow by the road side. j PFC BONDAUL WITH THE 24TH DIVISION ARTILLERY Private first class Arden K. Bon hi*®} son of Mr, and Mrs. Ada Bon n !, ervin g Wlt * J®" 1 ^ a . . 94t . Division. The , known as , he - V ,«ory" KyushT^fhfrd "large?!*'and'Touth ernmost of the Japanese chain. D , ul . c Bondahl enlisted in Decern Lf r was sen t toCamp i Toneman, Calif., Port of Embar f ° r T °ï erseas ass 1 S n m> en t. ^ A r • ■ ir } of J.? 4 ? .^ e '-4th Infantry^ Division an< * was assigned to the 24th Dm slon Artlller y- Prior to his enlist ment he attended the Plenlywood High School. The United Press received a false report of the Armistice of World War I three days before it actually took place. CASH BUYERS For Farms, Business, Acreages, Retir ing Homes, Unimproved property. City homes. CALL FOR OUR FALL & WINTER CATALOGUE E. A. STROUT REALTY JOHN F. BOWEN, local Strout agent OFFICE PHONE 260 BOX 295 RESIDENCE C6-M ■ Keepsake i Mother . . £vetyone ot DIAMOND RING s Jot the One you Cove! Pearls Powder box Necklace set Kitchen Clock Silverware >! -Aft, Ü Father . . Lodge Pin Key Chain Shaving set Auto Compass Watch Sister . . . Stationery Charm Bracelet Birthstone Ring Manicure set Locket Brother... Pocket Chain Comb & Brush set Identification Bracelet Pocket Knife Clock I Sweetheart . . . Bracelet Pin & Ear Rings Brilliant Sets Perfume Compact Boy-friends . . . Lighter Pen & Pencil Billfold Rings Cigarette Case AND FOR BABY I Signet Ring Brush Set Bracelet Locket Silver Cup Set AT THE BUCKINGHAM Jewelry Store Diamonds of Quality Diamonds of Quality And if you say: "We bought it at BUCKINGHAM'S everyone knows it is paid for . . . Bowling Scores of j—. » ... ■ | PG iQSl Week : ~ '* ! • „ ... , n«v? 01 . 4 c soo .. r, . ' Robe i ts ^J -.^I 1 er ® ns * 9, 1 "' ilul P L ' e r . , ; i ' 111Jei ' s c mining 1 t?. niencan c^gion 2 T ' ;. : ,, ve . r , ,r° dl . *; exa ^' , ru ^ j Forest Service 'Womens League—Tuesday Honor Roll;—M. Nicholls 415, J. Newman 408, L. Larson 386, Konan 378, Runyan 369. Team Team No. 4 Team No 2 fel-ITeam No. 1 Team No. 3 Monday Night B. Fowler 618, R. W L 24 .24 • 15 15 22 17 20 19 20 19 16 23 16 23 14 24 W L 21 12 19 14 15 18 11 22 Wednesday Night Honor Roll:—N. Risley 503, T. Rob <yts 497, N. Darsow 496, L. Bloom 479, C. Bloom 474. Team Zonolite Co. Bowker Dist. Union . J & C Garage . Women's League—Thursday Honor Roll:—B. Petrusha 527, A. Roberts 485, N. Konan 459, I. Riddle 445, J. Midyett 436. Team Lincoln's Inn ..21 Brown's Hi-Power |V. F. W. Cooties 'Hamburger Stand W L 25 11 .20 16 15 21 12 24 Friday Night «O R. i on 549 - c Parke? I« £ ea " V. F. W. Kootenai Merc, Thi e Caboose Quick Service Garage . 21 k. V. Garage Libby Firemen Libby Motors Neils Co. ..! W L 15 21 15 16 20 14 22 w L 26 13 22 17 21 18 18 . 20 19 17 22 15 24 14 25 Bigger Stalls Providing bigger stalls for cows is good business. Comfortable cows produce more milk. They also quire fewer replacements because they suffer fewer iniuries. re LfKBY MONTANA (Continued from Page One) sorry to lose her as president but accepted her resignation with re-i grets The Club voted to pay its share for the upkeep of the rest room at Adkins Store. The program was in charge of Mrs, Jess Fox. She had the guests play "Who am I". Names were pin ned on the backs of each one and fror; questions asked them thev to decide who they were. LIBBY WOMAN'S CLUB wen Mrs Evan Yaple read "The Crat chitT Christmas Dinner" by Char les Dickens. Mrs. Yaple brought to us again Tiny Tim and his crutch COMPLETES LIGHT & POWER LINES TO CLIFFS IDE Mgr. E. J. Driear of the Moun tain States Power Company states that the company has completed 15 mile? of transmission lyie, south from Libby. This extends to Cliff side and furnishes electric lights and power to all homes between Libby and that point where de sired by the owners. The company will doubtless ex tend its lines to include more rural patron s in future seasons. SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM DECEMBER 23 The Christmas Program of the Libby Methodist Sunday School, to be held at the church on Thursday, Dec. 23, will be known as a "White Christmas" observance. Each per son who attends or takes part in the program, is asked to bring a gift of food, preferably canned goods or articles that will stand shipment, to be sent to needy per sons, as a means of sharing our Christmas blessings with others the world over. The program will start at 8:00 p. m., and the general public is cor dially invited. r^r > >4/ -, > •« 4 * if. j;' i &rA/f6msKsr mmmese , tn £ n * t. » Jk SPECIALS FOR DEC. 17 and 18 BY MARY LEE TAYLOR Doles For your super salad days No. 2 Size PINEAPPLE..37c i JELL-0 HOLIDAY PARTY MENU Spaghetti with Tiny Meat Ballt Raw Vegetable Salad (lettuce, celery, onion end cmrrot) Split Hard Rollt, Toaited Sliced Oranges with Shredded Coconut Chocolate Marshmallow Ballt (Recipe below) NOTE: Starred item* (meal of the week apcciaia) in ad will make the meal. Chocolate _Marshmallow_ Balls * For Dessert 3 For 25c » Plum and Fig — Heinz 14 Ounce i PUDDING...45c Like Mother Used To Make MEAT.41c Vi cup Bujgsr 1 cup Pot Milk 2 cups nuts 18 morslnnallows Mince Chop nuts; cut marshmallow* in halves. Mix cocoa and sugar. Stir in milk gradually. Place over boiling water; cook 10 minutes after water again boils, or until mixture thickens. Stir now and then. Remove from heat. Using 2 forks, dip marshmallow halves, one at a time, into the choco late mixture. Remove at once and roll in the chopped nuts. Put on waxed paper. Chill. Makes 3 dozen. You Will Need! Just the thing for juice Size 344 - 3 Dozen ORANGES 59c • • • Cranberry SAUCE 300 Size 23c Pet Milk, 2 for 31c • ••••• SUGGESTED ITEMS OF INTEREST Shrimp - Crab Meat - Cocktail Sauce - Pumpkin Mixed Nuts - Christmas Candies - Box Chocolates £ BOLYARD'S BETTER MEATS OYSTERS PORK SHANKS Pound . 25c TURKEYS Cut No. l's Spiced Herring Jowl BACON Pound . 39c XMAS HAMS Prepared LUTEFISK PORK CHOPS Pound . FRESH Roasting Hens Frozen Fryers 59c Lb. 23c Salt Herring Salt Mackeral Boiling BEEF Pound . 35c . BOLYARD'S GROCERY AND MARKET JJJLBi 4 Mm Phone 105 Free Delivery It Pay* To Compare x • It m and his famous blessing, "God bless us everyone." Mrs. Oliver Phillips S the singing of the Christmas car °k. She gave a short history °* ea °h carol and different members fead portions of Scripture in keep i n S with each carol, Mrs. J. A. Courtrighfi group of 4th graders sang. They were very sweet, as children are at Christ mas time. The Club was fortunate to be able to hear Miss Inez Ratekin tell 9* the Passion Play which she saw in Spokane. She was most interest ing and brought to use the beauti ful scenes and lessons of the play. The program ended with a read ing by Mrs. Leo Kyser, "In Nor way at Christmas Time." The decorations of the Community Where Your $ Is Worth 100 Cents Deeply upholstered daveno - perfect condition $37.50 Almost new nicely upholstered chair.$7.95 Checkered Top Card Tables Priced to Sell. BEDS . . . Full, Mj, %, and sturdy bunk beds ... all Priced with renovated and fumigated mattresses, from $12.50. -STOP AND SWAP AT & .CE Phones: 280 Store 114 Res. Thursday, December 16, 1948 Room were beautiful, carrying out the Christmas idea. There was a gorgeously lighted and decorated tree and a lighted fireplace with poinsettias and red candles on the mantle. Chrismas greens were all around the room. The tea tabic was lovely with a miniature silver tree decorated with little green and red balls. Tea and delicious Christ mas cookies were served. The hos tesses who served the tea were Mrs Leo Kyser, Mrs. Fred Cloutier, Mrs E. M. Boyes, Mrs. Jess Fox. Those who decorated were Mrs Fred Cloutier, Mrs. E. M. Boyes, Mrs. Evan Yaple, Mrs. John Fuller and Mrs. Luvia Craven. The program, the decorations, and the tea gave everyone the Christmas spirit.