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VA Advises Veterans To Check Insurance An alarming number of World War II veterans in the Padfic Northwest each month risk loss of their National Service Life Insur ance through tardiness or careless ness in paying premiums, the Vet erans Administration ,u A ^ rV . ey , recentl -V completed bv the VA disclosed that over 37 per cent of the 170,000 active G insurance accounts of Northwest veterans are being paid during the 31-day grace period" allowed delinquent accounts. Eleven per cent, or 19,000 veterans, regularly pay their insurance premiums dur ing the last two weeks of the period. reports. I. >n grace Most alarming, the VA said, is the fact that over 3,400 veterans each month mail insurance pay ments "after" the 31-day grace * iod. Policies of these veterans are lapsed by the VA, leaving the vet erans and their families without the protection until reinstatement requirements are completed. The VA also pointed out that hundreds of veterans fail to checks, send checks per sign or money or ders made out to companies or organizations having no connection with the VA, or fail to provide identification by which the funds may be posted to their accounts. Veterans who are certain of the status of their G. I. insurance may find out by writing the VA In surance Service, District 11, Ex change Building, Seattle. Using yellow VA premium payment velope and making checks money orders payable to the Treas urer of the United States mean faster, more accurate the VA said. • en w service, Question of the Week Q—Can you tell me how the Vet erans Administration operates in i foreign countries? A—The VA administers benefits available to veterans, their depen dents and beneficiaries in foreign areas through the United States SCHOOL BUS BIDS WANTED The Trustees of School District No. 13, Lincoln County, Montana, desire sealed bids for a three-year term for a 24 adult passenger bus and drives over the following de scribed route: Beginning at the Ronald Williams place; to Lamey place; to Custom House; to north end of 69 Ranch; past 101 Ranch: past Hubert Helms place; past Salter place; past George Shea, Sr. place; past George Shea, Jr. place; to Rich's corner; to Roosevelt school house and Lincoln County High School. All busses and drivers must con form to the school laws of Montana and the rules and regulations of the Montana Highway Commission and the School Board of District No. 13. Righti is reserved to re ject any and all bids. Bids must be received by the un dersigned before 5:00 o'clock p. m., May 9, 1949. C. H .BELMONT, District Clerk, Eureka, Montana. (3t - April 21-28 - May 5) AYE! LADDIE , HERE'S NEW OUTBOARD 4 RELIABILITY! 1 NOW ENJOY CRUISER CONTROL with SCOTT-ATWATER SHIFT... to warm up motor in neutral SHIFT... to back away from dock SHIFT... to make an "eggshell landing' ENJOY THESE NEW FEATURES, TOO! Slip Clutch propeller protec tion Duo-Grip Carrying Handle Constant Pressure Water , Pump One demonstra tion will convince you that here's the motor for you at a ' ou can af it now! price y o ford, äee Sc ottfi Atwater 50 19». Smtt-Atwattr 1-12 DaUxe SiagU li fc.*. (O.l.C. C «UM @ «,000 r a m.) Standard Motors LIBBY, MONTANA STRYKER Mrs. Arthur Berg from Trego and Mrs. Helen White from Stry ker were Kalispell shoppers Tues day. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gaertner and daughter, Susan, were busi ness callers in Rexford Friday. Harry Roedel fractured a bone in his right wrist while at work on highway 93 Friday. Thomas White took him to Dr. Simmons in Whitefish for observation. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Nordtome and children visited friends and rela tives in Kalispell during the week end and attended church there on Easter Sunday. Gabriel Loseth was a Saturday dinner guest at O. K. Iverson's. Bud Nordtome is helping load ties for the G. N. Ry. Mrs. Harry Roedel returned home Friday from Kalispell. Charlie Winkley did some work with his bulldozer for O. K. Iver son the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilson were business callers at the W. R. Smith ranch out of Eureka Friday after noon. REGARDING EMPLOYMENT OF MINORS IN MONTANA Alfred R. Anderson, State Com missioner of Agriculture, Labor and Industry, cautions Montana empdoyers to obtain age certifi cates for all minors in their em ploy as a safeguard both to the op erator and the employer. All employers must have on file an Age Certificate for each minor employed. These certificates must be available for inspection in event that the age of any ployed is questioned by an inspec tor of the State Division of Labor or an inspector from the United States Department of Labor. A minor is defined as a male person less than 21 years of age Z* l e f m ± person less than 18 ° aße ' Employers can obtain a supply j "Application for Age Certificate Forms from the Division of La bor, Helena, Montana, or the ap plication form may be obtained I minor em Sewing Machine Repairs. A SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE j Singer Sewing Machine Company 312 North Higgins — Missoula, Montana WILL BE IN LIBBY AND VICINITY EVERY THIRD WEEK If you need service on any make sewing machine just fill out and mail the coupon our repair experts will do the rest. Name. Address Make of Machine Reserve District No. 9 REPORT OF CONDITION OF FIRST STATE BANK OF LIBBY of Libby, Montana, at the close of business April 11th, 1949, a State banking institution organized and operating under the banking laws of this State and a member of the Federal Reserve System. Published in accordance with a call made by the State Banking Authorities and by the Federal Reserve Bank of this District. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash items in process of collection ... 1,012,553.19 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed L314'723!oO Obligations of States and political subdivisions . Other bonds, notes, and debentures .. Corporate stocks (including $2,250.00 stock of Federal Re serve bank) ... Loans and discounts (including $ Bank premises owned $1.00, furniture and fixtures $1.00 (Bank premises owned are subject to $ None liens not assumed by bank) Other assets . TOTAL ASSETS . 81,584.61 6,075.00 2,250.00 642,902.34 none.overdrafts) 2,00 20,842,61 3,080,932.75 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and tions . Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations Deposits of United States Government (including postal savings) . Deposits of States and political subdivisions Deposits of banks . Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, etc ) TOTAL DEPOSITS corpora $ 1,552,033.57 979,623.36 59,529.31 521.010.77 None 9,531.76 $2,939,728.77 Other Liabilities . TOTAL LIABILITIES (not including subordinated obligations shown below) .;. 8 , 000.00 2,947,728.77 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital* . Surplus . Undivided profits .. Total Capital Accounts . Total Liabilities and Capital Accounts *This bank's capital consists of: Common stock with total par value of $25,000.00. 25,000.00 50,000.00 58,203.98 I 133,203.98 3,080,932.75 .$ MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes . Obligations subordinated to claims of depositors and other creditors, not included in liabilities . -None, I, A. P. Minde, Cashier, of the above-named bank, hereby certifv * that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief' A. P. MINDE Correct—Attest: 485,650.00 R. W. SMITHBERGER FRED F. CLARK J. F. FENNESSY Directors State of Montana, County of Lincoln, ss - (SEAL) Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16th day of April 1949 J. F. FENNESSY, JR Notary Public for the State of Montana, residing at Libby, Montana My commission expires Nov. 28, 1951. from any public employment fice. All employers shall forward to the Division of Labor, Helena. Montana, a prepared application and proof of age for each minor em ployed. Stiff penalties apply for viola tions of the provisions of the labor laws as they apply to minors and we urge every employer of minors to ascertain "how these provisions apply to his particular employ ment. Employment of minors un der 16 is limited to certain occupa tions that are exempt or permis sible. Minors over 16 but less than 18 are barred from a considerable list of occupations deemed hazar dous. No persons less than 21 years of age are allowed as bar tenders, waiters or waitresses in places where liquor is sold or ser ved. For further information address the Division of Labor, Department of Agriculture, Labor and Industry, Helena, Montana. They will be glad to help you with your prob lems. The Navy snorkel submarine is greatly superior to the Nazi produc t..op of the Dutch original. NOTICE TO CREDITORS SMITH McNEILL Administrator of the Estate of said Deceased. Dated at Libby, Montana, this 25th day of March, 1949. THOMAS D. LONG Attorney for Administrator (4t - March 3f—April 7-14-21) Estate of GEORGE G. McCOR MICK, also known as GEORGE McCORMICK, Deceased. Notice is hereby given by the un dersigned, the administrator of the estate of George G. McCormick, de ceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims against the said deceased, to exhibit them, with the necessary vouchers, within four months after the first publication of this notice to the said adminis trator at his law office in Libby, in the County of Lincoln, State of Montana, the same being the place for the transaction of the business of said estate. X Disease of Cattle known infection of cattle • j j disease is becoming SSSS*?« «>• Unit* State. f ent has been asked to help known'ui h * th 11 The disease - now the «atL h invaded over half of a Severel -V affects voung Ä nd f auses loss of weight nrodurt lnß ° f lhe skin - lower ed milk produchon, and some deaths Up inah/'l research men have been unable to find out what causes it how it spreads. Learning those shyest Z' U be the aim of an inten * sive study now being started by the U. a. bureau of animal industry in S» kCy veteri narians the nation. v> or owners throughout ^a U ^ rug ^ or Livestock Another "wonder drug," with pos sibly widespread value in treating diseases of livestock as well as man kind, has been discovered ' newcomer is called ''Chloromyce tin, an antibiotic agent compara ble to penicillin and streptomycin. It is derived from a soil mold found in Venezuela, and an apparently identical agent has been isolated from fertilized soil at the Illinois agricultural experiment station. Aid m fighting tuberculosis, brucellosis and certain other diseases caused by viral, bacterial and rickettsial organisms is foreseen by scientists as a possible benefit of the drug The new —-You Save money when you shop with Western News Advertisers 6 llaümnct£j^ can be ) COMFORTABLE When you wear a Charles Chester Shoe you treat your feet to both style and comfort. Whether you choose a smart pump, a trim tie, a walker or a Joy-Moc, the Charles Chester Cushion Innersole gives foot comfort all day long. Heel heights, according to the model, range from flat to 21»". Sold direct from factory - to-you, prices on Charles Chester Women's Styles are pleasingly low. For a home fit ting, SEE . . . Your Chariot Chm*t»r Shoe Sp»ciali»t H BOB BIGELOW Libby, Montana Box 837 WHERE ELSE CAN 1651.15 BUY SO MUCH CAR ? $ ü \ '■ 'v... V r / 1 FORD SIX TUDOR SEDAN Mr Tbit delivered price includes Oil Bath Air Cleaner, Oil filter, delivery and handling charges, go» (15 gallons) and oil. State foxes, license and occessoHe* extra. And it includes that wonderful new Ford "feel" . . . the feel of Ford's "Mid Ship" Ride . . . "Magic Action" Brakes . • . "Hydra-Coil" and ''Para-Rex'' Springs . . . "Fingertip" Steering. Come in ond drive the '49 Ford. You'll want to order right now. « W if There's aA in your future r: STANDARD MOTORS ; SEAL Libby, Montana ASHiON ACADEMY OF NEW YORK SELECTS THE '49 FORD AS "FASHION GAR Of THE TEAT PHONE 14« v i ! FIRST STATEWIDE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBIT The three-day session will in elude group meetings in the fields of fine arts, writing, drama, his îhr«; % nd craf .V s; a ree act play The Gunman, by Montana playwright Robert Finch; ness sessTon P banquct and busi ' ness session. Three Montana authors, Joseph Montanans interested in the arts and crafts, amateurs and profes sionals, will have their first state wide exhibits and workshops at the first annual meeting and fes tival of the Montana Institute of the Arts m Great Falls May 13. 14. and 15. You'li Have More Fun All Summer! BUY NOW ON lay-AWAY! TtiauraiJia. 5 H.P. DELUXE TWIN 139 . 50 V • Fully Reversible • Auto-Rewind Storter • Actionized Trolling Get a HIAWATHA on our Lay Awoy Plan now! 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