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Belt Valley times. [volume] (Armington, Mont.) 1894-1977, December 10, 1925, Image 1

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Friday nicht December 4th, dm
Brit P. T. A. pot on a Fire Nicht
Chatauqua at the 'Auditor!«« to a
lore* end appreciative audience. Over
two hun dre d tickets were sold, and
over |7B cleared, t h •
amounting to only about |6.00. This
will be expended for the benefit ot
the school.
Tim Belt Cfaatauqoa was fortunate
indeed in securing Wit Lowry as
, and are pleased that they
obtained him before Ellison-White
Co. learned of his ability along this
Monday night under the direction
ef Mr. Waldo, g male quartet pre
sented » program of songs. This
Troupe consisted of Messrs. Waldo..
Robertson, Culver and Harry Brown
fang and they were accorded hearty
Tuesda y night program, Living pic
tores ander the direction of Mrs.
Armstrong was extremely
novel and pleasing.
The stage settings were made by
the Manual Training boys.
I Innocence—Virginia Leland.
II Mother—Mrs. Thomas Wright
III The Portrait of a Lady—Joy
IV John A Id en and Priscilla—Mr.
N. H. Nelson and Miss Genevieve
V A Comic .Valentine—Mrs. Chaa.
VI A Colonial Lady—Miss Elsie
VU A Summer Girl—Miss Mary
VIII A Modern Madonna—Mrs. C
H. provin and baby Charlotte.
IX Veterans of the World War—
Rev . H. Stong and Leo Graybiii.
Wednesday Night—Opened with
by Mrs. Harry
Armstrong, whose well trained voice
pleased «11 music lovers.
Mr. Waido in a dramatic reading
entitled "Our Folks" merited th«
hearty applause he received.
A Chalk Talk by' Mrs. Robbins
completed this part of the program.
Mrs. Robbins is sn artist of ability
who haa< appeared to the regular eha
tauqna circuits and the Belt Chatau
qua numbers her among its stars.
Thursday night was Farmers night
directed by Mr. Harry Armstrong,
istod by Roy Johnson and Win.
They repres en ted.typical New Eng
land Fanners not the kind we have
to Montana and their droll speeches
and frequent trips to the old oaken
bucket convulsed the audience with
laughter and with Mr. Armstrong
•"We trust we will be better farmers
for -having spent the evening to
Friday night, under the direction
of Mrs. Homer Armstrong, the Coon
viDe Jubilee Singers "completely
flabbergasted'' the audience with
their repertoire of songs and dances.
There were fourteen members m tins
troupe and their work was worthy ot
a larger field. Both soloes and chorus
were excellent. The artists next day
were recognised by lefc over makeup.
Taken all to all, this waa the best
ehstauqas ever held in Belt and there
ne deficit for the business men
She has been employed In Havre
for some months and now plans to
enter the Norse's Training Claas at
to make up, ss is so often the case,
the proceeds stay at home, to benefit
•this community.
Havre Norses' School
Nellie Grogan of Havre visited her
mother. Mrs. E Grogan, over the wees
the Havre hospital.
In foet one object of her visit home
at this time was to assemble her
school credits which she did not hare
at Havre. Nellie is looking
strong and well and will doubtless
find her
work ple a san t and prof
returned to Havre Tue»
Brace Wilkin* and Mike Coxier of
and Anatosis
the guests of Miss BQHe Stuf
foi Monday evening.
Born or December 3rd to Mr. and
Stone Paulson was to Belt rester
-day with a load of wheat.
- Moraine w o r riil p at 11 o'clock. Ser
mon by 'the pester. Subject, Urn
Eternal Commendation.
Evening service at 7:80. An in
formal service consisting of a song
service and a short presentation of
the subject of Business and Religion.
Sunday school at 10 o'clock.
Epworth League at 6:80. The new
!y elected officers will be publicly in
stalled and new members will be ro
Choir rehearsal this Saturday even
ing at the parsonage.
The support sad co-operation given
by the people of the community to
the bazarr and supper which was held
Saturday under the auspices of the
Ladies Aid society war vary gratify
ing and highly appreciated. The
splendid supper served was partaken
of by upwards of 150 people. Besides
being a success from ths monetary
viewpoint, it proved to be a most de
lightful occasion from the standpoint
of good fellowship.
Habit is either a friend or an en
einy. Establish the habit of going to
church, and thus be sure of a friend.
A Mighty Hunter
Betöre the Lord
J. Burgher is death to Jock-rabbits.
Sunday he visited ths Davis Creak
section which is famous for the quan
tity and quality of the supply- It is
said that no resident of that section
ever went hungry for a moa*
from the long eared sage jumper*
which often grow to the sise of a
very small calf.
Burgher came back with his car fes
tooned with bundles and bunches ot
jacks. Some weighed fifteen pounds
and were giants of the species.
Last week the local market was
glutted when Messrs. Burgher and
Rush brought in a carload, so Mon
day Mr. Burgher took his load to
Great Palls where he readily dispos
ed of them.
Even though the supreme court de
cision gives a man the right to say
that no man shall hunt on his land,
Jack rabbit hunters arc welcomed to
the Davis Creek country.

Sam Loy is home but is on crutches
sad is not able to do any work.
The American Legion had a ban
quet at High wood one night last
week. Jack Pinkie was toast-master.
About forty members and several
other guesta enjoyed the delicious
Berkner and .»silted by several of
the High wood ladies.
On Friday afternoon of last week
Miss Cleaver took her pupils to visit
Argonne school. Regular class per
iods were dispensed with and popiU
of both schools participated in discus
sion of current topics, language con
tests, arithmetic drills, topics in var
ions school subjects, dramatisation,
.games, songs, and the outstanding,«lightest
number»—a debate by each school.
waa regretted that only one visitor
was present.
The moat delightful social event of
four course dinner served by Mrs.
the season was staged Saturday even
tog when Mesdames C. J. Hauer and
John Lander entertained more than
fifty friends at the home of the lat
ter. Five hundred was played at five
tables. The dainty tally cards and
mi Christ
i. Mrs. Coon Fortier wan the first
prize for the ladies rad Joe Lander
for the man. The consolation prize
fell to Mn Jee Lander. Hw younger
set spent the evening dancing At
j the close of the evening dainty hznch
luncheon of chicken salad sandwiches,
and coff<*
'clothes were spread and a delictou*

I, assorted
j wae aerred by the hoet e s eea assisted
by Evelyn and Geraldine Lander.
Jaap - Wteggeland
On Saturday evening at six •'
Johl; J««î», ear pofwiisr draymen.
Min Dalla Sophie Weggaland.
tar of Mrs Kama Weggaland of
man Coulee were suited id
The wedding took plane at the
of Mr. and Mrs. OnS Manchester
of i mm edia t e relativ^
j.f the contrai, ting partiea. The esMb
performed by Rev. H. T.
mVCemnd and Amt
Brolin stood up with the couple whBi
little Aidrina Brolin served as ring
moay was
Stong. Thor
After this an elaborate wedding
dinner was served by the Mandfos*
ten, tiie table bring decorated wMI
carnations, roses and ebrysantta-n
Shortly after ths wedding, guests
began to arrive end several chsrivoft
gangs called
ed by the groom
royally receiv
Rolling of steel in the big steel)
mill of the Ford Motor Company
the River Rouge plant, Detroit, faidt>
cm tee another long stride toward the
company's control of its primary ne
The start of production in the new
mill, where steel billets are rolled into
jbar stock suitable for use to Ford
cars opens one of the most dramatic
chapters of Fbrd industries. The built,
ing itself is unusual, measuring more
than a quarter of a mile in length
and 460 feet in width, it is me of the
largest structures of the River Rouge
The rolling itself is accomplished to
continuous operations, characteristic
of Ford production methods. Tire
less cranes pile the billets upon the
loading deck of the huge oil-burning
peheating furnace and from that
point until they are rolled to sise and
cut to length, the process is without
a halt
The furnace itself is automatic in
action. and as a billet is introduced
at one end of the inferno of flame,
another—a vertible pillar of fire—Is
forced out and starts through the op
«ration. Electrically driven rollers
give it momentum and like a comet
it speeds into the first stand of rolls
emerging slightly smaller in diamet«»
and spitting sparks to be seised again
and sped on to further redaction.
Forward and back through the mill
ing lanes which occupy half of the
length of the building, the billets, likei
incadescent snakes, writhing and twist
ing, progress through the ten stands,
At the end of the procès# another con
veyor carries them to a rack where
they cool to blue-gray rods.
Not since July Fourth has there
been so many accident« near Waltham
as last week. 'Geo. Ellsworth ran into
Belt Creek bridge at the foot of Peck
hi,] to •«*" « collision
with John Kalanick who was driving
a team. The front of hi* car ws*
considerably damaged and Ms little
^ hsd « cut Kp that required
KV crsI stitches. Those who witnes
^ the accident think it wa* a mir
. c k that the car did not upset tote
the creek for when it stopped it wa*
(»rejy balanced on the edge and the
jar would have sent it over,
Ii.Mrs Ellsworth and the other children
wen not hurt.
The Jacoby truck tamed over foi
the second time recently on Lander«
hill. John Jacoby was taking a load ■
Our stören are draped in holiday colors, their
shelves are filled with- these things which the best
judgment of the proprietors deckled that you wouta
need to make Christmas a success.
It wiU be a source of gratification to you to inspect
this holiday array and a pleasure to the atore people tc
show their goods.
outil a late hear.
I The newly-weds will be at home to
- Beet wishes for happiness sad pros
groom needs no introduction to
Belt audience, be having spent hi*
i|f e in the city of Brit where hs head
^ ^rrnnrnfor business successfully
lor himself and to the «atiafarUon uf
The bride is also a native of Cas
ed« county having been bora at the
foggeland home in Goodman Coulee,
par tether wee the late Thor Wogge
(Wm Her another,
Mrs. Emma
land, her sisters, Annette and
and her brother Thorvald were
it at the ceremony while another
r, Andres, looked after the
| To ths veteran steelman, the Fom
toil! is representative of the new era
of rolling. Electricity from the Ford
Unes has been harnessed to provide
the power for all the jobs which form
stly demanded manual labor. Even
the furnace, once stoked by men, is
flow fed by the turn of a valve.
In the parlance of the trade the
mil! is known as a merchant mill a
flame passed down from the ear!»
days in tile steel trade, when the steel
bar merchant was expected to handle
hors of all rises. And this is just what
the new mill will do. It will produce
bars of various sises, all of ataei made
according to Ford specifications and
intended for the manfoctwre of as
mflay pprfcs to he used to tile assetoWy
of Fond ears.
The rollingmlll, which has a capac
ity of handling from 16,000 to 20,000
tons of steel in a month, is the first
unit of the steel plant to start oper
ations. It will be March or April next
year before the plant begins to fane
tion as a whole, with open hearth
furnaces from which the ingots will be
cast and the conversion of these Into
billets which go to the rolling mill.
In the mean time rolling mill oper
atioas will be carried on with billets
pu r chas ed from outside sources. Pro
duction wiU be increased monthly so
that when the remainder of the plant
begins to function the mill will be
ready to ears for all output of tin
When the new steel plant gate into
operation sa s whole, with everything
running from open hearth furnace«
to rolling mill, it will present to resl
ity s mammoth monument tiTFord to
dus try and economy methods.
of bogs to Grast Palls and to the
; exact place that Ms father upset he
broke the driving shaft and the hogs
went rolling down the hill. Neither
( John nor Ms load were hurt. Hie
father whose leg was broken when
the first accident occur ed is rapidly
A woman was the third victim She
was driving one horse to s baggy
heavily loaded and was on her way te
Great Falls. When she reached the
top of the Lander hill the horse could
not make the top and the heavy bad
pulled ft back until it went over In'
the same spot the Jacoby truck had
before. The hogs immediately began
to investigate her packages, so the
.story goes. Her name or the extent
of her injuries could not be learned.
On Friday rug ht last the hay stacks
owned jointly by L JM. Tucker and the
Insurance Company now owning the
Ashworth place were completely des
troyed by fire.
The stacks were located on the
bench shoot one mile back from the
house end could not be seen from
On Saturday morning Mrs. Tucker
while riding after the cows d iscover e d
that the Ray mss gone and that the
ashes were almost cold. Tills was
the first that she had known of the
Later Mr. Tucker informed Deputy
Sheriff King of the matter and the
two made an investigation. The onl>
clues found were the tracks of a heavy
man loading to the stack and away.
The fire was clearly of incendiary ori
gin as it aras one mile from the rail
road and long distances from any
other possible source of Ignition.
About thirty tons of hay were des
troyed arhiefa makes the hay problem
this arinter a serious one for Mi.
Tucker who has soms fifty hsad of
stock to feed.
The Prévost boys of Baynesford re
turned home from Great Falls Wed
day with a new Ford Truck.
Harry Armstrong was attending to
businss matters in Belt Tuesday.
. . . .—.
Help From Water
Fund Is in Doubt
Attorney to response to * latter fron
city Attorney to the eftost that the
city council of Brit acting as Trustas
of the Water Works fund can not Je
-gaily use money d eri v e d from water
pfent operations to assist in ths fight
to clear Belt creek,
The letter is very definite upon the
point »derived from water plant op
«ration" which leaves the city council
fn*. to appropriate whatever they
m» y •«« fit from monies derived from
taxation for the support of ths water
pUnt. This technical print might ap-1
pe*r to soms to effectually prohibit
the city taking say stops to protect
its property and it does to so for ss
revenues derived from the operations
«£ the (riant, bat that portion of the
revenue received from direct taxation
ef the city at large may be diverted
to protection ss well as to the njrkeep
0 f the city water system,
Mford has been received from the
Mrs. Fred Hamlow entertained the,
Ladies Aid of the Christian church
Thursday sftarneen. Ths afternoon;
was spent to sewing after which a
bountiful luncheon was served.
Mrs. Tun» visited ths primary
The game of marbles has replaced
the interest to the giant stride this
famiIy *P* nt 8* turds v
m ' r * *
A mi in gt on section crew were
ca,, * d " ut ™ °L , '
ment "* Neihart train After
» ^ 10 hou ™
straightened out. About 100 ties anJ
»'» rmfU w * re
Mrs. M«U Richardson left Wednee
day evening enrouta to Portland
where she expects to spend the win
ter. Enroato she plans to visit
friends to Spokane *nd Seattle
grades this week.
Lewis Nersl« waa a business vis
itor here Saturday.
Harry Hsmment aras also a buti
ness caller one day last week.
Don't forget to attend the lecture
at the school Friday evening
Djckeraon and
Mr. and Mm. R E.
Mm Sllve of Gcyaer
Nordquirt home on Sunday.
Silve la the mother of Mr*. Dickn>n
and Mn Nordqucat.
j Mr. and Mm. Roy Servo»» and
Russe! and Mm Anna Servos» viait
od in Monarch to Sunday. *
The primary department mide *«
' record of only one absence for the
month of November The children
at tha
Dent fail to send to Austin M.
a *« 1J1-*- -j - - .a a k
MUKUtwit, wtrosn Ox HM 1191«
tentiary, sn extra $1 with yoor tag
legislative assembly, fas making n
transfer of the handling cd the
license department from the office mt
the secretary of state to the
warden, added many now wrinklsa he
the procedure and one of them Is »
|1 fee to be charged by a warden '
the issuance of a certificate of owu- •
ership. This certificate of owne rsh ip
must bo filled oat by the automobile
ed by the warden. Ask for one.
The motor vehicle department mt
the State of Montana will ha
ferrod to the state prison next Tuas,
day. Ski Small, former sheriff at
Valley county, will be in charge of
tile registration and issuance of li
past month to preparing for the
for of tiie office equipment and ha«
prepared a place at the prison for tha
handling of tha plates. Ths last leg
islature provided 17 new forms to
maks out to connection with ths M
eensing of the automobiles of Mo o t
ana. Mr. Small has those forms to
the printer's hands sad will he reedy
for business within a very short ties*.
A saving is sxpseted to be mais
to tha matter of labor by reason et
the change but the legislature
added much to the expense to tha
ter of printing new forms and the
postage to be used in mailing blsahs
and the license plate# Mr. Small
has estimated that the postage MB
will be double what it ban been Is
the past because of the increased
tage rote, the in cr e a se d weight of
license pistes to be used to 18M
the necessity for returning carMft
estes of to the various
a ,, „ ,
, oper, _ t 8>dn * y ,
„ T*" *"**"*'*'
T?****!* Wst Mickey L a*. tMm
v" "warn, Hede «to
*" 0 ' Em4tt 140 mnd Bo * wn * T7
tow '
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f P * dor ' „ V * ™
urmt r * u *
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sons registering »utomol:'*
Applications, for* RjpkB*
ad dr es sed to Austin B
Dear Lodge, Montana. The rate for
licenses is the
only change is nn extra dollar fog
owners certificate
m foi m,
. *
as last year .Tbs
who were neither tardy nor «b asa i
sre os follows;
Dorothy Turn, Ward Junkarroatai,
W« rsgret greatly the lose of Wart
Junksrmsier our little first gr ai n »
The sehoelbeli which Ms been _
chased cannot os yet be heard until
a carpenter it available.
Th» school is rapidly prngrsaalag
with the Christina# program which
will ht given to the near future.
oar local school board has seht to his
resignation because he will make M»
future home to Great Falls.
Those on the honor roll having •«
per cent or over to their grades am:
end Dorothy Tuura. Second Grads—
(Ruth Junkermeier and Mickey Lew.
Third Grade—John Dawson. Fourth
| Grade—Roeemary Hamlow.
Mr and Un p^aak Shirley and
' Monday ^ 0WwBo .
wl# fm Florida ^
^ , . the whethei
^ permanently or not da
First Grade -Ward .junke rmeter
For the Sunny Sooft
pends upon whether they find a sat
isfactory business opening. They have
lived some twenty years to this vi
cinity am j th «{r old friends expect to
back when it hot to
Lulu Johnson was shopping in Balt
stores Wednesday
J. D. Moore a former resident mt
Belt railed on old friends yesterday
An demon ranch camo to town yeiitMPii
day after repaire.
George Atkinson of Conrad visited
his sisters here Tuesday.
Fred Teigen of Great Pali« was m
Belt tor a few hour» Wednesday.
John K. Nelson end Andrew Mato
Belt visitors this week.
Andrew Klvi who ia wuiktog the

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