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The Western News

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Devoted to the Development of Libby, and of Lincoln County
Libby, Lincoln County, Montana Thursday, January 13 , 1949
VOLUME XLVIII
Number 35
Hold Columbia
River Hearings
In Four Cities
Business and civic leaders, local
government officials, farmers and
lepresentatives of many organized
groups will present their views on
the Corps of Engineers' Review Re
port on the Columbia River and
Tributaries at the coming hearings
of the Board of Engineers for Riv
ers and Harbors in four northwest
cities according to Colonel Theron
D.- Weaver, North Pacific division
engineer of the Corps of Engineers.
With the help of district en
gineers in Portland, Seattle and
Walla Walla, Colonel Weaver is
completing arrangements for the
hearings to be held at the Daven
port hotel, Spokane, Monday, Jan.
31; Chamber of Commerce, Seattle,
Tuesday, Feb. 1; Multnomah hotel,
Portland, Wednesday, Feb. 2; and
the Columbian club, Boise, Friday,
Feb. 4.
The board which reviews all
plans and survey reports of the
Corps of Engineers prior to their
submission to Congress, is composed
of the following engineer officers:
Major General R. C. Crawford,
deputy chief of engiheers and presi
dent of the board, Washington, D.
C. ; Major General Joseph C. Me
haffey, former governor of the
Panama Canal and now division en
gineer, Ohio River division, Cincin
nati, Ohio: Colonel Mason J. Young,
division engioneer, South Atlantic
division. Atlanta, Ga.; Colonel Clark I
Kittrell, division engineer, Upper
Mississippi Valley division. St.
Louis, Mo.; Colonel Henry Hutch-j
ings, Jr., division engineer, South
western division, Dallas, Texas:
Colonel Wayne S. Moore, resident
member of the board, Washington,
D. C.. and Colonel James H. Strat
ton, division engineer, New England
division, Boston.
Civilian engineers from Washing
ton, D. C„ who will participate in
the board hearings are: George L.
Beard, Harold Kelso, Henry G.
Kuyl, Samuel H. Gale, Charles H.
McManus. J. Ben Walker, and H. S.
Middlemiss, public reporter
The hearing in Boise Friday, Feb.
4, will be the final opportunity for
preaenting oral or written state
ments to the Rivers and Harbors
Beard- for aonsidaration. Important
meeting elsewhere, just before 5hd
immediately following the hearings
in the northwest, make is impost
sible for the board to hold more
extensive hearing on the Columbia
River Report, Colonel Weaver said.
The crowded agenda will leave
little free time during the five days
the board members will be in the
northwest, but tentative plans in
clude luncheons or dinners where
time will permit so that members
will have an opportunity to become
better acquainted with the people
of the northwest states. Local
civic groups in several cities are
working with Engineer Corps rep
resentatives in making these ar
range ments. Colonel Weaver said.
SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICER
IN LIBBY JANUARY 19
Cecil Cook, Field Representative
of the Social Security Administra
tion will be in Libby at the Lincoln
County Department of Public Wel
fare office on Wednesday, January
19, 1949, from 1:00 p. m. to 4:00
p. m.
Have you changed jobs lately?
If so, are you sure your employer
has a record of your name and so
cial security number exactly as they
appear on your social security card?
Hé will be needing this information
to properly report your wages on
his quarterly social security tax re
turn which he will be filing this
month. If he does not have this
information, see him. send him a
postal card, or write him, and give
him this essential information im
mediately.
WEATHER REPORT
The day by day weather report
for the week follows, furnished
through the courtesy of the Libby
Ranger Station:
Date
Jan. 6
Jan. 7 .
Jan. 10 . 2
Jan. 11 .10
Jan. 12 .
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Pr.
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Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lincoln left
by auto for Los Angeles Sunday
for a weeks' vacation. While there,
Mr. Lincoln will contact agents of
big name bands for Lincoln's Goph
er Inn for the coming year.
Terrier Hoopsters
Take Two Games
*
The Terriers walked off with the
winning scores Friday and Satur
day when they played Big Fork
and Whitefish on the local basket
ball court.
The Terriers took the game from
Big Fork Friday with a score of
44-28. They improved their per
formance Saturday when they play
ed Whitefish and the score stood
at 45-26.
He Terriers go to Big Fork and
Poison this week end to play there.
The Junior High team will play
Bonners Ferry here Friday.
s'ÂÎIST
6ei " 9 Re "' ,eJ
Mrs. Chet Hoisington, chairman
of the Lincoln County T-B Seal
Sale reports returns from
Christmas Seals mailed out in
vember are still coming in. About
two-thirds of the letters mailed have
now been accounted for, and it
hoped those who desire to contri
bute will do so soon, as the final
check and accounting must
finished and reports completed be
fore February 28.
Mrs. Hoisington is very grateful
for the fine response to the appeal,
and for the many notes enclosed
with contributions, expressing ap
preciation for the work and the re
gret that their contributions could
not be larger.
A complete report will be pub
lished at the close of the drive.
<(
in S down to a minus 26, a good at
tendance was present Monday even
in R when President W. J. Erickson
caled the Libby Lions to order. The
nieetmg was largely devoted to a
short business session.
« was announced that the $10
prize for the best decorated Christ
mas tree in Libby, will be awarded
to the Libby Fire Department for
the lar 8 e tree in front of th ® City
. , w ,
The Annual March of Dimes
Benefit Dance for Saturday. Jan
uary 29 was discussed and a
committee was appointed consist
m 8 D - A. Bolinger. Clarke Ha
TO SHOW NEW CADILLAC
THIS WEEK IN LIBBY
The new 1949 Cadillac sedan will
be on display this week in Libby
according to an advertisement ap
pearing on another page in this is
sue.
Jaqueth's Inc., has been appointed
dealer for the Libby area, and Mr.
Jaqueth hopes everyone interested
in good cars, will be in this week
end to look over the new Cadillac.
Seattle Club to
In spite of a mercury rapidly slid
mor » L. E, Yaple and A1 Uithof
for the^danoe -wbteh
oeheld at Lincoln s Gopher Inn.
° Guernsey announced
wor ^ from the Seattle Mountain
ee , rs Club * an organization of moun
t*ln climbers and hikers has visited
Alaska, the Canadian Rockies
other interesting mountain sections.
states the club plans to visit
Libby section of the Cabinet Range
this summer. This speaks well
the publicity this section has
ceived in past years,
Lion Guernsey also announced
*° the club that the amount of funds
allocated for work on highway U.
2 west of Troy, amounts to $133,000.
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rOFmer LlDDV MOFI
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Buys Doll Shop
Following are excerpts from
story in The Spokesman-Review
telling of a new business venture
in which a former Libby man, Wal
lace Mortenson and his wife are
gaged.
Going to one hospital in Spokane
is just as much fun for hundreds
of youngsters as seeing Santa
Claus. It is the doll shop and clinic
at E26 Third.
Little girls have come crying be
cause their dolls had lost
or suffered a smashed head. The
preschool mothers sat down to a
miniature tea table in the
of the shop while the doctor, Leslie
W. Mortenson, patched up their
babies. They were always laughing
when they left with the
fully treated dolls clutched in their
arms.
The shop was sold recently by
Mrs. H. B. Bearden, its founder, to
Mr. and Mrs. Mortenson.
Mr. Mortenson does the
en
an arm
corner
success
repair
work, and his wife, a former doll
collector in California, makes cos
tumes -and sews up split seams in
stuffed dolls.
Mrs. Mortenson has a collection
of about 60 bisque or painted China
dolls, and Chineses figures. They
will be on display after the first
of next year.
"We're going to specialize in cos
tuming. Not one of our dolls will
wear the same suit or dress" she
said proudly.
By Easter they expect to have
every doll in the shop costumed.
Mrs. Bearden the former owner
has gained acclaim throughout the
region with her models of every
Miss Spokane. She has carved in
wood the faces of the city's offical
representatives after examining
their pictures and talking with them
personally.
Each figure is dressed in the tra
ditional Indian gown of Miss Spo
kane. All the beaded decorations
are authentic miniature replicas of
those worn by the young women.
The clinic has been popular with
all its customers except one small
boy, it's owner reported.
He brought his little sister down
with her injured doll. But he sent
her in alone and stood outside him
self because he had been to other
hospitals and he didn't want to see
anyone hurt.
Blafz Win Team
Event in Bowling
League Tournament
There is plenty of interest being
shown in the City League's Bowling
Tournament which got away to a
good beginning last Saturday nite
through Sunday evening. First hon
ors in the team bowling went to
Blatz, which took the team event
with a score of 3,040 pins. The
team, which bowled Saturday night
consists of Tommy Jewey, Walt
Sleizer, Bill Darsow, Perce Baker
and Ralph Roberts.
Jaqueth's Inc., placed second with
a score of 2,989 pins. Members of
this team are Quien, Mitchell, M.
Slauson, Young, and G. Corbett.
High single game during the team
Qvenls went to Clay Parker of the
K. M. team, who bowled an out
standing 255 scratch, Saturday
night.
The singles and the doubles will
be played next Saturday night and
Sunday. All entries closed at mid
night. January 7 The total num
ir entered for these events is 45.
Spectators are invited to be pres
ent and see the bowlers in action,
WIWW BHMB BHMmM pMiiHWMiBi
Chet Hoisington, chairman of the
I Board of County Commissioners for
11949 has served for the past ten
j years on that body. He assumed
his duties as commissioner from
(the Troy district, January of 1939.
(The position of chairman of the
board is not new to Mr. Hoising
'ton. he having served in that capa
city back in 1943 and 1944.
The entire board of commission
ers has a backlog of experience
equalled bv few such organizations,
as it faces the year of 1949, The
last year's chairman, James Ma
honey is said to have served more
years as county commissioner than
any other man in Lincoln county.
Mr. Mahoney was appointed in No
vember of 1938 to fill an unexpired
vacancy. He was re-elected in 1944,
and was again re-elected at the
election last November. He, too has
served two separate terms as chair
man of the board.
Commisisoner Klinke from Eur
eka is serving his second term as
commissioners' being elected in 1940
and being re-elected in 1948. Mr
is
Chet Hoisington is
Chairman of Board
Klinke served as chairman of
board in 1948 and '4« The fnm
bined experirace in county wcSt
by members of the" b^SSüi ZZ
tically 30 years—vears many
eS?
low Sfv h T B g
urer County ^reas
Likewise lÄ?
Likewise Leslie Leigh s appoint
firmed 3 " Fred Clarke"^ ^ ^
r F d k ^' Sr " wa ®. ,n '
of the Court"°ar£f Si, 8 »! m"!!
was IrnSnS' « noon.i
was installed as county attorney,
H ; B '. Wallace, who was elected
toTèrve aI°iustTce S f th appointed
Libbv tnwnÆ f he peace ln
OtLr ome£ic a 4 . .
du?ies Lst Ai'i ng
rf 1 week were Allen Good
ntT '» B t n u COln w° U ? ty - R t preSenta !
VL e „" n the „ stata legislature and
«elf « if.ü. Kl ? g *^ h S- S i , ^ e î edshi m
self as judge of the district court
LIBBY STUDENTS AT E.VV.C.E. I
PLACE ON THE HONOR ROLL
Fastern _ n n ,
Lastern Washington College o
Atteinine'olS eney ' m an ^ ary 10 -.
Pl , a ?f ° n the honor rol
tw« cT.fl * Co i lege Education arc
Su fro1 ? Ll |^ by ' Fayetta
* Mary Lou Role.
Students who qualified for th;
roli maintained grade averages o
B plus or better during the quarte;
171 students were included on thi j
honor roll for the quarter according ,
t° G. W Wall ace, Re gistrar
TO PICK JURY FOR
THE COMING YEAR
^ The County Assessor, the County
Treasurer and Chairman Chet Hois
ington of the Board of County Com
misisoners are making up a jury
list this week for the year of 1949.
To complete the list it is neces
sary to pick taxpayers who are citi
zens of the United States from 21
through 70 years of age.
to
,
T. A. Discusses
.egislation On
School Systems
The last meeting of the Libby
P. T. A. was very interesting as
well as educational.
Bills prepared by the Citizens
Committee dealing with Legislation
in the State of Montana affecting
our educational system were read,
explained and widely discussed. The
speakers of the evening were Paul (
Church, chairman, Supt. Gillespie.
Mrs. Fagerberg and Harlow Sto
dock.
Plans are under way for a card
party at the next P. *T. A. mee t
Sandwiches and coffee
served by the mothers of the fifth
grade.
1 -
mg.
were
a
a
The Pine Tree Club of Fisher
River is planning a basket social
and dance for the evening of Jan-jtne
uary 22.
How Funds Work
March of Dimes
Chairman Tells
j Is our community prepared
meet an infantile paralysis epidem
ic effectively? Or will the victims
of this dread disease suffer unnec
essarily and lost precious recovery
possibilities through lack of ade
quate hospital facilities and trained
care?
The Western News has asked Mr.
Anderson, County chairman of the
1949 March of Dimes campaign for
information on these questions
which will affect all our readers,
since polio strikes without regard
to geographic location, race or color.
Mr. Anderson gave a reassuring
reply. He declared that a prepared
ness program is an integral part of
the work of the National Founda
tion for Infantile Paralysis. It is
many-sided and includes fighting
units such as epidemic aid teams
and pools of equipment for speedy
transmission to any stricken area.
"The equipment pools," Mr. An
derson said, "stand ready at six
centrally located points, fully out
fitted with iron lungs, hot pack
machines and special devices neces
sary m hospital treatment in strick
en areas. The epidemic aid teams
are located at four points and com
prise trained personnel for polio
ca
Another side of the preparedness
program is educational. Mr. Andcr
son said. Thus the National Founda
tion has distributed education pam
Phlets to parents through the co
operation of the nation's schools.
They list precautionary measures
for those in epidemic areas who are i
not stricken as well as advice on 1
what to do if polio invades the
homo. Mr. Anderson stressed that
these services are financed through i
°art of the funds raised during the
March of Dimes.
The importance of preparedness i
was brought home to local chapters I
last year, Mr. Anderson stated.
"Last spring, the National Foun
dation sponsored a scries of 300
poliomeyelitis conferences through
out the country to coordinate the
long-range fight against polio," Mr.
Anderson said. "They were real
'grass-roots' gatherings!''
"The present drive through Jan
u«ry 31 must be ou» most successful
to date," Mr. Anderson declared
>r the protection of the individual
home, the community, the state and
ffiefthe rtation."
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TKaa I rkkw CL; L
1 "6 LfDDV OKI ClUO
LI IJ A » O .
Hods . Annuo1 Porty
Jtsr °' °r u 5 by . Ski c, »
iÆrr? 1 ®
« was a gala affair with
everyone joining in the fun which
ïf£ a " ^| th a u C °u Up J e ° ( cl ™mmy
games after which dancing to mu
ker ViRnaü ' and Sou P ^
£ er .^ as the m ? ri ' y Pastime. Carl
Rawlings was the official caller.
^ Roberts , on c ? n
ducted a short business meeting be
fore the festivities began. The other
f p ^ a / C Bl J ! ? or
R^% V nT' P u eS1 o ent '. and ^ Mrs
Raymond BIeich - Secretary-Troas
ft « , , , , . _
It was decided to have an Execu
l, ve Committee to take care of the
clubs business between club meet
'? gS .conning of the officers and
six other members. These will be
appo ,, ^ e . soon -
following are the appointments
for the new year:
Social Committee—Ralph Smith
berger. Chairman. Stella Reid. Mr.
and Mrs W J Harris. Mr. and Mrs
George Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Coutier, Ski Activity Committee,
John Finnland. Chairman, Dick
Rhin; Membership Committee -
Gladys Boggoss. Mrs. Chris Ramlo.
lim Chrictio- ÇoronKo L TV/Tt-o r* I
TwI^ Ln i B ' , Ca ' 1
future and the Activity Committee
was directed to plan it
Plane ,
the tow 3 ho « e : n reg f rd *''
to nut an ful , in' Fù"' inst ™ cted
paper g'ving
he
KmÄ: rUleS ' etC - f0r PUb,C in "
Æ K—Tt 1 " charge
Mrs. Thomas Robertson,' ChaSn,
Mrs. Bill Dorrington. Mrs. Fred
Cloutier, Carlton Joughin and Max
Sturm; Refreshments_Mrs George
'Smith. Chairman. Mrs. Jim Christfo,I
.Mrs. p e te Ramlo. Mrs. John Finn
land. Snowy Davidson and Carl
Rawlings; Kickapoo—John Meyers,ilor
Concoctologist, assisted by Jim
(Harris and Jim Christie.
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The Forestry Office ladies _
r miscellaneous Bridal Shower for
Dolores Oertel which started
ein w tBnner a » the Caboose
Y Monday evening.
After the dinner they all wont
•Ki 6 borne Mrs. W. G. Guernsey
where the gifts were arranged on
table under an umbrella which
as decorated with pink and blue
There were small
gave
at
crepe paper.
umbrellas for favors
There were 24 ladies present for
occasion and Miss Oertel re
ceived many lovely gifts.
Rules for Libby
Ski Club Tow
The Libbv Ski Club
announces
that the tow will run on Friday
evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 and
Sunday afternoons from I to
Season tickets are $5.00-$2.50 and
day tickets 50c-25c.
Skiers are requested to leave
their dogs at home because they
are dangerous to have on the hill.
All children and young people un
der the age of eighteen must have
a signed permit from their parents
in order to use the tow. Blanks
may be secured from the Lincoln
County Library or at the Tow
Shack.
Only 4 should ride the tow at
one time.
Skiers are asked to observe the
rules of courtesy and safety that
are essential and obey the various
signs that are placed for the safety
of everyone.
to
Kennedy Furniture Mart adven
tises a big reduction sale of fur
mturo which has already started
and will continue throughout Jan
uarv. The page advertisement will
be found on Page Nine of this issue
The sale is offering substantial
price reductions on standard quality
merchandise. If interested in fur
niture, don't take advantage
j of this sale.
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î£ r °J ,hc American Red Cross met
,, on ^ ay evening at the community
!.° <>rn at , e , kern'd House to hold
i,, s , ? nnua V* cct, ~ n °* ° Rlce J' s - Fol
.„o ' 0 * t »/T °^ cr ® ^ or . t , h ^, co 7 1 '
, ycar . M} ss Isabel McGrade.
f ,*} air mari, Lloyd Burpee, Vice
m,-" airman ii w™' Kujawa,
c ® as J J . r " a îiî? Ml ? s Mlld red Buck,
^fc ,e tai-y. The above are also on
f ® c °mmittee. Officers
"I th 5 bran , ch ar ® J
Lnn m CW r CS w°i the War J
.vT d D bran r£ h ' ^ r8, W. Lewis; and
ry Wavlelt*' branch off,ccr 13 Har '
u ».
furniture sale now
ON AT KENNEDY STORE
N halrmen ,
Bernhard Schiumm. Production;
a* 8 ' Ed 2 hson ' Knitting; Miss
^atekin. First Aid; Miss Winifred
Handley, 1949 Fund Campaign;
üäää
b ™ œ
Church for Libby; J. B. Farris. Trov
and D. A. Gilchrist at Warland
Miss Ratekin- said in her yearly
report that seven classes were con
ducted in First Aid and'90 students
were awarded certificates. Three
classes were given at the Libby
' School, three at J Neils Lum
ber Company, one of which was
held at Troy, and one class in the
Fisher River district was conducted
by John Horne Mlss «atekin's work
for the past year was considered
outstanding by the area headquar
ter's representative from Helena
The South Lincoln County Chap
ter bought 16 triangular bandages
which Mrs.Bernard Schiumm. Pro
duction Chairman, hemmed for the
class to use.
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rjp.1 RAIlfnn C* life
DOUlOll V-UFS
k >!_,„•_ DLiLJ«.,
/VlaTinG birthday
j r*
V-.QKG L/H tWQ
con» A,;- Stolion E wa.
müS' n ,u n U,,V 7t Eu S cnt '
« /mi m t of Mrs ' J V * ÜI '
^ ^ * *ilt of Libbv, Montdna is shown
cutting the birthday cake at the
An ni véfsa rvof M-rim Corns
.'\nni\eisar\ ot tlu viannc Corps,
Corpora] Bouton, who is an ex
por* in Judo, graduated from the
Libby High School in 1946 and cn
,. , n Corps Sep
I J err ' bor , i that year. He fi£
j w'aii 'in
Ö t< ' Her,dc ' Uarters
i q » K
! N O T I C E
Mr. H. P. Weydemoyer will
hand!e the assessing of Motor Ve
hlcIos >n the east end nf the County
the Assessor and the Treasurer.
He will be at P. V. Klinke's office
| in the County Warehouse in Eur
!cka on Mondays, Wednesdavs. and
Fridays between the hours of ) a.
- and 5 p m. beginning Janu ry
1c
, m.
j l°th.
1 EXAMINATION ANNOUNCED
FOR RURAL CARRIER
The United States Civil Service
Commission has announced an ex
amination to fill the position of
rural carrier at Eureka, Montana.
The examination will lie held at
Libby, Montana.
Receipt of applications v,
on Jan uary 27, 1949.
S/Sgt. and Mrs. A. E. Speirs of
Honolulu, T. H.. arc the proud par
ents of a baby boy Pen: January 4.
Mrs. Speirs is the forme. Miss Mar
ion Thompson of Rexford.
close
Report Shows
Co. Officials
UnderPaid
mni ....
TTie 190 / s< a le 0 tales, was based
on full assessed valuation of Use
counties. The treasurers salary for
example was,, in first Class enu»
w,th an assessed valut»
t*on of the counts over .10 million
dollars In a 6th class county such
of Lincoln, the salary® ■
l |h county valuation at from 5 to 8
lon ,
^" des . t J , o„» sa u sphe dules the
same as in 1907 but base the classi
? n taxable valuations rath
than full valuations The change
ro T tu ^ \*| ua | lor {f to taxab1 .^
uations reduced the possibility of
n ,n h " i l »î r s '»s based on full
by . 10 ? for example,
s ' salar V in first c^s
^ountits remained at $3,500 while
, to -
$ao miUHW| dg lw. »öd the $*,0«
*
Interesting information on the wagm
of county officials is given by G. K.
Monkman, Choteau, secretary of
Montana State County ii Municipal
Treasurers' Association. Mr. Mook
man states that since 1907 couid^r
treasurer's as an example of ome
county office have received just
approximate 1114% raise in IMfc
while during the period the
scale at one time was indirect^»
lowered, while inflated living cogtr
have doubled.
The report states the next legis
lature (in session now) will con
sider the request for a $900 saJaiy
increase for all county officers. TV»
report states the 1945 salary pro
vides about an 11 % increase over
the 1907 scale for countjr off icon,
gave the following incre
ff $102; treasurer and derk.
$352; assessor $552; clerk of district
court effective Jan. I, 1940, $553,
and superintendent of schools. $352
County officials now are asking
a straight across increase of $900 an
nually, which will allow approxÉ
matoly only a 50% increase o^r
the 1907 and 1921 scales, the re
port states. It then asks how does
this compare with other labor wage
scales which have risen 150%
This
sheri
was $2,006.
The revised 1921
over
- c J*?t ' eounUes
Lincoln, remained the -same white
Inez bnblc imination went to 3 to M
'^hon*
J. Based on 1948 taxable valuations,
5L*rsusn.tJss »•
™tr. b tr
ä
'™7 scale previous to 194^ which
treasurer was $3500 and $200*
respectively in first and sixth da*
counties.
The report a ids that the 1945
legislature adopted a salary based
;>n population and valuation
population census governs the
-calc. Future dv-nges will be based
on d cennii-i ,-nsus. Valuation
will as of September
m-ior to the •' Mon year in which
»he office is ». he filled. Lincoln
r 'ounty receipts (all sources) for
»he year ending June 30, 1948
5714.063 84 For the year ending
dune 30, 1938, and increase of 29%
Based on taxable valuation, it
would require less than one mill
increase in Lincoln county's general
fund levy to raise the salaries'of
office holders as indicated: or each
$1,000 taxab'e valuation would be
charged about $1
The
were
a year increase,
the report states: and adds that Mon
tana statutes provide that increases
and decreases
ome effective during term of uf
f'ce. Furthermore if stat
an emergency existed, it does now
and has for the past few years The
concerted interest of the- public and
legislators is needed to avoid whole
sale resignations of countv
throughout the state An emergency
measure or a bonus should be given.
Isays the report, until an enacted law
could become effective
In addition n
the treasurer
collected and remitted to the .state
m salary cannot be
if
es.
'vet
officials
all other (iuties
of Lincoln Count v
treasurer between Mav
December 1948
1947 and
approximately $6.
000 from sale o punchboard stamps,
without
for the
tax charge
m 1938 was $318.212.50, and in 1948,
the total tax charge was S532.358.45.
which is an increase of 67 r :
monetary gain
Total countv
county
John Eugene Larson
Dies January 6
John Eugene I .arson was born
[October 1. 1948 in Libbv and passed
away in the h -me of his parents
Thursday, Jam ary 6 at the
3 months and r > days
The infant is survived b\ his par
ti ts', Mr and
nd one brot:
parents, Mr. and !\
Guire nf Libi
Larson of Portand. ,
Funeral services were
age of
"rs Richard Larson
also four grand
Eugene Mc
■n-i Mr, and Mrs.
, at »he
Gompf funeral Home Saturday,
Januai v 8 at 2:00 p m. Rev. W. C.
Stearm of the Libby Methodist
Church officiated at the
Mrs. Stearns and Mrs. Pilcher sang
duets "Safe In The Arms of Jesus"
and "In Je^us Care" with Mrs.
Pilcher at the niano.
Interment .vas made in the T.ihby
Cemetery.
services.

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