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— »■■■■■ * I £- V hf 5 5 - a For the Good of All i^»WW»WW><<»WMW>»«>>>l<W < «<««>»>WyWW¥VW>>WWWWW><W»»WW>A ------- --- "Ÿ r —LSi. ■ - 4_ — |Ç*Ç*8 S3C I t. M VÆ ft ,v Ä ». .'l ft '■ -a ■ s ■pfpm -"*aima BELT, MONTANA, THl w= <2.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. VOLUME 32. NUMBER 47. >AY, MAY 6. 1026 % * ■■iass - CHILDREN'S MAY DAY PROGRAM GREAT SUCCESS h^. T The children and the grown-upt who were aide to attend thoroughly enjoyed the health day program at the park on ßaturday lut The children in holiday garb and carrying lunch baskets of bright col on and attractive designs started in procession from the Custer school at 10 o'clock and wended their way through the principal streets to Cast rer Park where the exercises were '] -, held. Several hundred pupils were in the parade among whom were many from the Armington schools who were in vited to join in the festivities. The program consisted of a song by the Sixth grade pupils, a May-pole dance by girls from the Seventh and Eighth grades, a health song by small folks from the First, Second and Third grades; a health exercise by the Fifth grade, songs by the Seventh and Third and Fourth grades. Following this was a first-aid dem onstration of methods used in resus citating a person shocked by electri city. This was given by Boy Scouts of Great Falls under the supervision of Scout Commissioner E. G. Mac lay Pat Egan, first-aid specialist of the A .C. H. smelter, R. W. Knott, scout master and Percy Haughton, coach were also present as wu City and County Health Nurse Miss Bowen ot Great Falls. Following the program a picnic lunch wu eaten on the Park lawn. For this lunch, ice cream, lemonade and coffee were supplied by the! ladies. T and was installed in the park for the first time on Saturday. The day wag pleasant and the safety methods learned by the child ... . _ ... .. — 1 « profitable. The affair was sponsored by ^ Parent Teachers Association assisted by the Woman's Club who deserve ! much credit for the successful and 1 In the afternoon the smaller child ren made use of the playground equipment of the Park while two. , games of baseball furnished plenty for the initiated Through the efforts of the ladies ol the Parent Teachers Association a play-ground slide had been purchased of excitement entertaining features of the day's ^ Last Friday afternoon as the child ren of Shelby Goodman were driving homeward after school and had reach ed a point near f be last curve before passing the Graham place, somethin* went wrong with the steering mechanism, Mabel Goodman, the driv-| <er taring control. Tbe two younger children immsA lately jumped and were out of the! car before it went over the bank. Mabel stayed with the Unruly Ford Jumps Road ■ , " r •* ** •wL JamP Rnd em * r ** d __ wreckage without a scratch. ^f^kTerS^ T ° f Î* T* by rnrnk Werktag and was found to windrinehl mm A . vMftmU .*d a tadly bent front Ihrh. W»« a- -<"t» M »WM. Bmu;w «WNtoriw Of the Brit Fire Department » he little injured outside of % MÎ Bert Wand retamad him. Monday afternoon school was dis missed early to give the children Be Prepared Rattle snakes have become scarce in French coulee. There has been nothing there to feed them for many days and should they come in the near future and find no refreshments they are likely to become vicious ana harm the inhabitants. The mayor of French Coulee has realised the sit uation and during the put few days has been picking dandelion blooms industriously. School Trustees Tuesday evening the board met in regular session, H. E. Wood assum ing the chair. He appointed u aud iting committee, Rubber, Browning and Remington; teachers committee. Remington, Spogen and Browning. Current bills were allowed and ord ered paid. ( ! Wood wu made a committe to in spect the school car and have neces sary repairs made. A communication from the insur-j ance inspetor wu read calling to the attention of the Board rules of the Board of Fire Underwriters con-! ceming the location and insulation of hot air pipes. This matter was laid upon the table until such time u sum mer repairs are considered. ! , Miss Berg was employed at the Great Northern station in Armington Ifor several years and both she and |the groom have a wide circle of friends in this vicinity who vfsh them all happiness. M ' 88 M« 1 E. Berg of Butte wo. married to Albert H. McDonald, mer chant of Armington Mont thifa mon , ing at 8 o'clock at the Peo'ple's Com-J nmnity church by Rev. Lester H Bent. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson attended the couple. Mr*. Johnson Is la sister of Mrs. McDonald. Others who attended the ceremony were Mrs i McDonald's mother, Mrs. Berg; hei. brother and Mrs. Andrew Rhoades, a, ! On motion of Spogen twelve an nuals were ordered for exchange with other schools and presentation to the state schools. McDonald - Berg Wedding at Butte t „ .. - ... . The following notice of the wed E Berg . is taken from Sunday's Butte ding of A. H. McDonald and Ellen Miner, I wedding breakfast was served at thvj I home of the bride's sister nnd the| j young couple left this morning on tht I Milwaukee for an extended honey moon tour to New York City a»d (Washington D C ' I ", »j. J . _ Cen ^ndav to prepare for the ^ . |)1 ^ | «gjji}mj i j LimJgtrom who returned from Wash • yesterday " * 1 _ In the county track meet in wkkhl'ing the Great Falls High classe«, 0 * 1 - Cascade and Belt enteren * gl% jnta ^, point, Centerville \MrdHfh 42* , jgopbomares fourth ^ 4 , 120, Belt P and the Freshmen 2. Belt entered six boys on the s«J ßtm. « T.HI-. m Hu him, Jump Md U fl«, ptom In tim l»!f mlluSft, meet would be Of benefit to them j Boys Test Speed Neihart News . Mrs. Chat. MacGibbon and two children returned Monday from Great Palls where they went about tan days ago for a visit. They were join ed at Monarch by Nelva MacGibbon who had spent nearly two weeks there with the Tolliver family. - Bill Tripp has returned from the Pella where he had spent a week on business. Miss Haul Potee of Great Falls spent a few days here lut week vis iting Miu Eleanor Lunaford. Mrs. Grace Freeman wu a busi ness visitor here Friday and Sa tar day from her Great Fails home. Chas. Maki has returned from Hughesville where he spent several days of the past week. Mrs. M. N. Lease returned Thun» day from a ten day visit in Great Falls. Mrs. Rose Marshall of Chicago, has arrived to visit bar daughter, Mrs. O C. Crutcher. ALL IS IN READINESS FOR BELTS ANNUAL CITY HOUSECLEANING Get your rake and shovel pad #pend three hours working for t%a public good, _ , . . , Tomorrow is annual clean-up day for Belt and vicinity. Because ot the continued observance of this day each year finds less to be done and a greater care upon the part of our citizens of their home premises. , - ... , There are only a few dirty spots fa ^ toWT1 an(J ^ aycrage gmalI ^ m ^ , ocation after , - f ^5 n Congested*^ conditions ^ sma |j Jot« are in the main responsible although transient rent ers oftcn , MVe unaightry yftrd8 . _ „ „ / The alley, all over town are gen er " ,, J kept *J* n 1)16 , year roun ^ JrV" 1 J" akeS 016 annUAl c,pan ' u P * 8 i,r ' ! ^ »cb**®! children gre not expect-.a ** 40 clean ,n y a H®jrs. This work b® 10 "»» the householder The school J b'* dren r *b e Wp •tfects and vacant -■■ --- Raking squads will begin work im mediately after school call*. Trucks will begin work immediat ely under the direction of R. P. Oerth chairman and will dump loads as dir ected by Mayor H. W. Millard. W. H. Lowry will apportion the loader» among the trucks and wagons. /t • \ T * /VTÏYltW^tOfl l'ÇZVS ^ *— r-r-» Pupils and teechers of Arn.infcldh school attended the second annual (scholarship contest and field day for( *rural schools of the county, held * n Cascwde > May the first. . I" the scholastic events, Marjorie Hamlow. sixth grade, brought the blue ribbon in the Current Events test; Shizu Hirano, fifth grade, won Second place In Arithmetic; Dorothy ; Randall, eighth grade, lied for second place inthe spelling but on the draw sbe pulled out the low number plaojto b«r third, Edna Lee, fifth grade i tied for third place with Cascade but the place w4# jpiVen to Cascade with iEw JT*n the sixth grade arithmetic MarjonV Hamlow tied tritt Cascade for first ]>Uoe and th-.t honor want to Ca«ade Without a draw. ' * In the athletic events. Ben ferai* gf*de »I» to a-1 «umlti.» knmd Jump nud' ,.rd d>.h. D«»Ptby R»d.ir, first tests given put- H^d they d<,ne'»tha ■ and Mr*. Clemens of Jericho are the parents of a daughter bom April 27th. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Lease and Hen IT and Clarence Lease of Great Falls spent Sunday here with Mrs. M. Lease and Miu Isabelle Lean. A1 Miller hu returned from Great Fall, where he wu a business vds itor. Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Hossbein cam< up Saturday for a visit returning to Great Falls Sunday. County Attorney Eichemeyer ami Mrs. Eichemeyer spent two days here returning to the county seat Sun-1 D. L. S. Barker spent the put week in Great Falls on Mining business. Sheriff Tom Norton, deputies John Earle, Jas. O'Flynn and Judge Crow ley were Great Falls visitors hem Saturday coming up to taka in the day. dance. -- : - . lota, while the men and older boys load into trucks and wagons the mb blah which has been raked up in the various yards and street». Owners of trucks, wagons, and de livery trucks have always been gen erous in donating their services for the afternoon. The greatest diffi culty has always been in securing trucks from the county for caring for the accumulated Takings of Ken nedy addition, French Coulee and Coke Oven Flat which lie outside the C ^ * ~ ~ \ When a truck is furnished by the county for this work only a few hours * 8 accessary to make everything spick «"'1 »P™ Th « l " ulin »r >• too I**» 4 for teams to accomplish much. _ ; ,, . . . For two F««« past if we mtotofc not there has been no county truck furnished for this work and each yea» plte * of rubbi#h lU,d cans laboriously accumulated have been left to scatter a ** ln b® 0 *"** capacity of wagons t °® *" uI1 * n< * to * traveled too great for the territoy to ^ th orougrhIy covered. i The "duck pond" is being gradu I ally filled with ashes and waste ■ ^ ew y®«rs it will be no more 1 menace to health and the breeding place of millions of frog warblers. The committees and officials foi low; . ---;—iJL- j6, there would have been other rib bons brought home. We are proud of the good record made in both classes of contest. G. B. West Announcement» were received Mon of the marriage of A. H. Mr Donald and Miss Ellen Berg. Saturday May l in Butte. After a honeymoon to New York they will re side here, Mr». F. Hamlow ha« been her bed the last few days, Mr. slid Mrs. Roy Servo«« were visitors in Gréât Falls Monday. . \ Ladies Aid «ras held it the home of Mrs. G Nordqu.st Friday aflm noon. A delightful lunch was sefVed the do« of the meeting. The next meeting will be held at the home |af Mrs. G. B. West ' Those from here «riiö attended th- • D.y .«mi- ~r. Mr .« IMr. . * W»enm. Mm. D. Clliltetio» M Mr. T. Y. J.m„ .ml duUYhlm >»owe ml Geo Orosritopf Sunday, Fails to Stick I Joe Demuth wu driving to town Sat urday and, while jogging along down hill behind h i a team, rode over a bump which caused him to lose his board but this failed to hold him and he fell spraining his ankle and broie N.>* his head. He has his buggy at the blacksmith shop getting it re paired but It has been suggested that equilibrium. He reached for the dash „ , . h * P ut «F-W* r cushion here after Classy Shows ■ "The Secretary" shown Sunday and Monday gave the audience a lot of wholesome fun as they watched the transformation of Norma Shearet from an old-maidish stenographer in to a beautiful woman. Last night "Steel Preferred" gave the specta tors an opportunity to see some ol the wonderful workings of a steel For Sunday and Monday Mr. Rob bine hu provided a particularly pleas ing combination of play and news film. Eleanor Boardman will seen in "The Circle" then «rill be a Felix contedy ana then a two-reH se lection of the most wonderful scene« photographed in the jut 16 years fer Pathe News. Something of the same type was shown a few weeks ago but this film is entirely different from anything Shertofore shown here. mill with a story interwoven. To ■tight there is another opportunity to see the same picture and the pic ture is worth while. So the young ladies of the teto phone office and some right others "»a* 4 * 4 *be telephone exchange some evening so late that night rates art , in cffcct and by special grange ment Nellie will be at the phone in s^Sesttle. There are only two head pieces and a booth in the local office hut listening if the ïlr | a can u j k a Hpec ial headquarters and install ten more transmitters so that e«ch tfirt will L Her friends have not forgotten Nellie Klimas. Just as a small proof of this fact her girl frieiMs have ar ranged to talk with her some even ing soon. Nellie is in Seattle and the only possible way to talk with her is over the telephone. mud. To this end iim ve * n opportunity to express her Night rates to Seattle are ninety five cents for three minutes it may easily be figured that it will cost each young lady eight and a fraction 'rents for each three tpinuies. There is only one possible danger to the operation which is that when the telephone attempts to carry twelve earnest voices all at once-II Ot.'plus Nellie are twelve—the wire may blow up and cause awful devastation, self. Tuesday ifUrnooH and evening the city fire engine Wal Otl the street advertising the "Still Atom" Which the volunteer firemen showed at Mat idée and evening performances. The hoo« ¥*i foil to over-flowing the TSST* WOIM, * r#ü, Pb^-Pj^ J 0 *** ""<***£■* t«" •" min* .ub.UU.«.. hr 8 t.a F ir. f*'** I Alarm Pleases EUGENIA PUOVIN WIKS HONORS AT STATE COLLEGE ! Mr. and Mrs. Chat. H. Provin the recipients of a letter from their daughter Eugenia, which eons eyed considerable news. One of thus bits of news wu to the effect that Eugenia, who is a sophomore in the Home Economies department of the State College at Bo semen, had been sleeted by the toe ulty into membership fat the Phi Upri Ion Omfcron sorority. This is an orary society and to be selected membership la the highest honor lean be, won by • girt In bar *oph»> more year, she wu one of two to ha chosen out of a class af twenty-five. Many a girl has aspired to this honor and has failed to secure it for it la based not only upon high scholastic for the honor, The sorority is a national one is represented by chapters in the toad ing colleges of the land. The initia- tion will take place on May 15th and Alumnae members of the society sHR come from long distances to portiri- pate in it. Miu Helen Ryan, a friend of Eugenia's and an alumna membar bojOf the society will attend from Toa ton where she is teaching. i Earlier In. jhe year Sagen!» »too elected to the "Spore" society am honorary girls organisation. METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Harry T. Stong, pastor Special Mother's Day Service a« 11 o'clock. Addrm by the p Mtor . Baptismal service and reception at members . Evening worship at 8 o'clock. Ser mon by the pastor, subject Paring Local Church Problems. Sunday School at 10 o'clock Epworth .League at 7 o'clock. Prayer service Thursday evening at 8, All members of the choir are urgaa to be present for rehearsal on Sat urday evening. Plans and promises relative to the painting of the church buildings are progressing very nicely. On Saturday May 8th, the Ladtoe Aid Society will hold a bazaar at "Vans", in the room recently vacated by the First National bank. A gooo place to get your summer supply of aprons, or beautiful fancy work for commencement p r e sent s. Home baft» products will be on sale, and refresh ments will be served. Adv. 6t. Fails Turn to Entertain After having passed up a Fourth of July celebration for several yean Great Falls will put on a three-day celebration that is guaranteed to furnish all the amusement that can be desired. July 4th, 6th and 6th are the dates and the attractions will be Rodeo ex hibitions, water carnival, athletic con tests, baseball games, speaking by prominent men of the state, band ic, street dancing and many other entertaining affairs. The Great Falls commercial club Iw sponsoring the celebration and baa extended an Invitation to neighboring towns to join with them to commem orating the greatest national hoHday Many Great Falls people have swel led the crowds at oelebrêtion« in Bell In former years and thia year they should show their appreciation of thia liberal patronage and join with the crowd to patronising the G feet Falls fete., * .'..ît • - Mr. nnd Mrs M inegar wefij vlslt tnp Mr. and M s. Prod Hmnéer-noie* Monday.