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VOL, 2. NO. 201
', MONTANA, FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1936
Details About Republican
Helena Sessions
H. A. Simmons, O. H. P. Shelley,
both of Red Lodge, S. C. Crawford,
Red Lodge Creek, and W. H. Bun
ney, Belfry, are the Carbon coun
ty Republicans who will go to the
state meet at Helena, May 19, as
delegates. Democrats selected are
Charles H. Draper, Red Lodge; M.
F. Emmett, Fromberg; Mrs. Grace
R. Field, Reid Lodgie, and )Mxs.
Gordon Beans, Bridgör.
people were picked in county con
vention sessions Tuesday. The Re
publicans met at the court house,
while the Democrats gathered at
the city hall. Both sessions were
well attended.
Alternates for the Republicans
are Vienna Micheletto, Red Lodge;
A. G. Anderson, Boyd, G. H. Reim
er, Bridger, and G. A. Jeffery, Red
Lodge. Democrat alternates picked
are Peo Maddio, Red Lodge; J. T.
Kelly, Castagne;
O'Shea, Luther, and Mrs. Pearl E.
Mrs. James
Conwell Keynotes
E. P. Conwell, Carbon county
attorney, sounded the keynote ad
dress for the Republicans. A talk
was given by H. A. Simmons,
while O. H. P. Shelley told of
Montana Young Republican ac
tivities as reviewed at the conven
tion at Bozeman last week.
Mr. Shelley was selected pre
cinct committeeman for the first
ward and state committeeman,
poste formerly held by the late S.
C. Merriman. John G. Skinner pre
sided and John H. Honkala, sec
retary of the county central com
mittee, took the minutes.
M. F. Emmett, chairman of the
Democratic County central com
mittee, presided at the city hall
meeting. John T. Kelly, Castagne,
was named . county chairman to
succeed the late Claude E. Hudson
of Roberts. John C. Abrahamson,
Roberts, took Hudson's precinct
committeeman post. H. H. Harri
son, Bridger committeeman, re
signed and George Overstreet of
Bridger was named to succeed him.
G. O. P. Meet at Placer
Republicans will meet in the
Placer hotel in Helena, May 19th
at 10 a. m..
James W. Speer, state chairman,
said the convention delegates will
elect four delegates-at-large and
four alternates and four district
delegates and four alternates to
the Republican national convention
in Cleveland, June 9.
The convention also will nomi
nate four candidates of the party
for presidential electors.
John B. Brown, Helena attor
ney will give the opening address
and Chauncy McCormick of Chi
cago will address the delegates in
the afternoon, following the busi
ness session. A nationally promi
nent speaker is being sought for
an evening program.
Previously, Speer announced the
Republican state central commit
tee' would - meet at Helena on the
evening of May 18 to elect a na
tional committeeman and commit
teewoman. Present holders of these
officers are Joseph D. Scanlan,
Miles City, and Mrs. L. O. Evans,
Bridger, Bearcreek
Papers Enter Contest
Special to The News
The Bridger high school "Scout,"
the "Bear Facts" of Bearcreek
high, and the "Sheepherder" of
Sweet Grass countybjgh school are
three of the papers which have
been entered in the high school
newspaper contest sponsored by
Montana university during Inter
scholastic week. Both Carbon coun
ty papers are in Class D (mimeo
graph papers and inserts), while
the Big Timber paper is in Class
B (printed newspapers from
Cowboy Color or
ay Is
» Chairman Harley Weydt of the
Rodeo Caravan and Regalia com
mittees, along with six bewhisk
ered committeemen, swooped on
Red Lodge business houses Tues
day and issued the ultimatum of
the week.
(Beginning Monday, May 18th,
all Red Lodge citizens must con
form with regalia rulings, Weydt
announced. This means that whis
kers must be sprouting ,on the
men's chins by then, or they have
the 'alternative of wearing a bit
In a spirited election here Mon
day night, William DeBourg was
reamed worthy pijesfidetnt of the
Loyal Order of Eagles. Of all the
incumbents only Dr. J. C. F. Sieg
friedt was re-elected.
Other officers are worthy vice
president, Robert Brown; worthy
chaplain, Charles Cusino; secre
tary, Mario Marchello; treasurer,
Isadore Enrico; inside guard, Mike
Prebstero; outside guard, Guido
Marchello; Conductor, Pete Buffo;
trustee, 1 year, B. D, Viers, in
cumbent president; trustee, 2
years, A. E. Wilkinson, and trustee,
3 years, Louis Jarrussi.
Peo Maddio was reinstated into
membership and Edwin Gregory
was initiated.
Installation services will be
June 8th.
Approves §tçeet
Decorations For • '
Committees for the ensuing year
were appointed by Mayor G. A.
Jeffery at a regular meeting of
the city council Tuesday night. D.
W. Columbus was renamed city
Alderman and their committees
are, auditing. Bloom, Foltz and
Aho; sewer, Aho, Beans and Mad
deo; building, Maddeo, Barrett and
Bloom; water and light, Bloom,
Foltz and Barrett; parks, Beans,
Foltz and Aho; streets and alleys,
Beans, Bloom and Aho; library,
Foltz, Aho and Beans, cemetery,
Beans, Bloom and Barrett.
The city council approved pro
viding street lighting decorations
for the rodeo celebration to be held
here July 3, 4 and 6.
Members of four Carbon County
Townsend clubs held a meeting at
Joliet Wednesday. It was agreed
that each club would select a dele
gate to attend the state conven
tion, June 1, and that the delegates
should go together. Clubs present
represented Joliet, Fromberg,
Bridger and Red Lodge. Those
from Red Lodige attending includ
ed William Plockhart, H. F. Mc
Intosh, C. F. Thompson and W. J.
Beans. Four from Billings ad
dressed the session. They are Guy
Derry, J. J. McPaul, G. L. Martin
and D. T; Owens.
The state experiment station in
Bozeman is cooperating with the
extension service in Carbon county
in carrying on fertilizer experi
ments with potato growers in 3
localities in Carbon county. Ex
periments using phosphate and ni.
träte will be carried on in the
Bridger vicinity cooperating with
Malden H. Boyer, in the Joliet
community with Frank Weiller as
cooperator, and in the east bench
community with Nels Rogness as
cooperator. ;I
These experiments which have
previously been carried on in var
ious sections of the state, have
shown a very marked increase in
the percent of number 1 grade po.
tatoes and have proven conclus
ively that this use of commercial
fertilizers in most communities
and soils, more than pays for all
use of fertilizers and the labor in
These experiments will be
watched during the summer and
checked upon by Mr. Harrington,
Horticulturist in the state college.
Potato igrowers are advised to
watch these experiments with in
schools with enrollments of be
tween 200 and 600.)
of cowboy color. The ladies must
adorn themselves with color rem
iniscent of the roaring days of '49.
Harley took down the names of
those he interviewed, along with
the form of personal decoration
promised, and those not complying
with their agreement will face
kangaroo court and be subjected to
a fine, he annoucned firmly.
Those who accompanied Weydtiwith
op the canvass Tuesday included
A. P. Richardson, C. R. Norton, A1
DeVoiçe, Jim Trythall, Frank Aid.
en and Elmer Toffer.
Billings Pastor To Give
Baccalaureate At
Hall Here
Carbon County High school
seniors, 70 strong, will hear a bac
calaureate sermon at Washington
hall at 2:30 p. m. Sunday from
Rev. George S. Sloan, Billings.
Graduation exercises are to be
Thursday, May 21.
The baccalaureate program is as
follows: class processional,
"Marche Pontificale," Mrs, A. G.
Showerman, pianist; invocation by
Rev. Sloan; anthem, "God So
Loved The World," a double quar
tet consisting of Mesdames Tooley,
Nutting, Foltz, Morrow and Messrs
Stacey, Martin, Hazlett and Ham
Scripture reading by Rev. Sloan;
anthem, "Hark, Hark My Soul,"
the double quartet; baccalaureate
sermon by Rev. Sloan, and class
recessional, "The Heavens Are
Telling," Mrs. Showerman.
Eighteen Joliet High school
seniors received diplomas from
John! Jarussi, president of (the
school board, at commencement
exercises last night. Rev. H. W.
Woods, Red Lodge, delivered in
vocation and benediction.
Other numbers on the program
were presentation of class and
awards by Charles E. Johnson,
superintendent of schools; valedic.
tory address by Elbert Herrick;
salutatory address by Teddy Gruel;
an address by B. P. Gaither;
quartet consisting of Mrs. McDon
ald, Mrs. Tidyman, Mr. Terry and
Leonard Tidyman, and the proces
sional played by Mrs. Hugh Cop
Graduates include
Adams, Cera Girewell,
James, Eugenie Johnson, Roberta
McCready, Gladyce Roberts, Fran
ces iSaunders, Barbara Sigg,
George Bell, Robert Evertz,
Bobbie Grewell, Theodore Gruel,
Elbert Herrick, Norman McDon
ald, Richard Smith, Danie Vannice,
Arthur Ward, and Bill Wilcox.
Red Lodge was selected the next
convention city for the semi-an
nual county meeting of the Carbon
Federated Woman's clubs at the
Bridger sessions last weekend.
The program, arranged by Mrs.
C. L. Tomilson of Bridger, was
rendered without omissions, while
added to those scheduled were:
Reading, "Italian Views on the
Labor Question," Mary Rose Chap,
ellu, Belfry; "Piano Solo," Miss
Virginia Brown, Read
ing, "The Seven Ages," Mrs. L. C.
Howard, Belfry.
Mrs. W. H. Bunney, president
and Mrs. Severin Homik, vice
president, presided. Presidents
address on "Personality" was giv
en by Mrs. W. H. Bunney and Mrs.
H. Crocket of Helena, represent
ing Fromberg Womans' club talked
upon "Tuberculean Tests for School
Children," inviting questions and
Luncheon was served by the
Ladies' Aid in the basement of the
church. A playlet by primary
grades entertained the guests dur.
The afternoon session was large
ly devoted to plays, given by Luth
er, Edgar and Red Lodge, respec
tively. Mr. McAllistefr of Red
Lodge, introduced Little Theatre
Group, telling of their recreational
activities. Two vocal solos by Mr.
Terry, accompanied by Mrs. C. V.
Fisher, represented the Joliet 20th
Century club. Health Poster
awards were given to Fromberg
and Belfry, with honorable mention
to the other clubs competing. Reso.
lutions were adopted to sponsor
Junior Womens' clubs and 4-H
it was decided that the Seal
Sales be allowed to accumulate as
a step toward securing Tubercul
ean tests for school children. Pres
ident Mrs. Bunney is to be honored
for her splendid achievement in
club work, by having her name
inscribed on the gavel.
The program for the next meet
ing is to be given by the Junior
Mrs. Margaret lEnrico pro
gram chairman.
Womens' clubs of the county,
L. P. Keefe, Billings, visited in
Red' Lodge Wednesday.
Funeral services for Joseph H.
died of cancer
Lenehan, 84
Monday at his Joliet ranch home,
were conducted at 11 a. m, Wed
nesday, with interment to be in
the family vault ht Dubuque, Iowa.
Mr. Lenehan, born in Dubuque,
Iowa, was
western gen
eral agent for the Phoenix Life
Insurance company, located in
Chicago. He retired from active
business in 1920 and moved to
Montana whei
until the tim
and Mrs. Lent
fifty-third w
last Saturday.
Besides the widow, the survivors
are: Two daughters, Mrs. F. W.
Foulkes, Bi
La Due, Sioux City, Iowa, and
he had resided
of his death. He
in celebrated their
ding anniversary
f ■
and Mrs. R. M.
Twenty-seven husky Carbon
county youths composed the group
of enrollees in the latest conting
ent to leave for camps of the Civ
ilian Conservation Corps on Thurs
day May 14.
Those listed in the group are as
follows: Bridger; James Boucher,
William Bouclier, Mathew Lantz,
Delbert Morse and Kenneth Scott.
Bearcreek sent out Geonge Dani
chek, Frank Sudan, Tony Plani
chek Edward Planichek, Mily Jov
anovich and Voÿo Jovanovich.
From Washoe area: John Rank
in, Leo Michelcic, William McDon
ald, Joe Klavora, Earl Jones, John
(Hagerty ejnd Joe Eskro. JolSet:
William Ward, - Richard Smith,
Donald Jarussi, Dick Grill and
Theodore Gruel.
From Fromberg: Norris Perkins
and Tony Brilz. Edgar: Jake
Staudinger and Red Lodge furn
ished Howard Kendall.
Pending another expected call
in June those interested are urged
to make immédiats application
either in person or by mail to the
Carbon County Relief office of the
Montana Relief Commission.
A spirit of languor induced by
a southern plantation setting will
pervade the annual Senior Ball of
Carbon County High school to be
held Saturday at 9 p. m. at the
Labor Temple.
Considerable work has been done
to create the proper theme "An
Old Southern Custom" which fea
tures lattice work, climbing roses,
hollyhocks and wisteria.
Patronesses will be Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Ball, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Helm and Mr. and Mrs. C. R.
Class officers are Bill Helm,
president; Raino Hyyppa, vice
president; Militsa Laukka,
tary, and Joe Alberi, treasurer.
Professor Rjobert Allen Cooley,
former head of the entomology de.
partment at Montana State col
lege who will receive an honorary
degree of doctor of science at com
mencement exercises to be held at
the state college June 9. Professor
Cooley has made outstanding con
tributions to the knowledge of the
dommon wood tick, carrier of
spotted fever. In recent years he
has devoted much time to research
study of tick parasites. He came
to the state college in 1899 and
remained as professor and head of
the entomology department until
1931 when he resigned to, become
entomologist for the public health
service at its Rocky mountain lab
oratory at Hamilton, Mont.
Former Agriculture Head
Addresses Young
Arthur M. Hyde, former secre
tary of agriculture, mercilessly
flayed the New Deal and called the
national administration "a half
mad and wholly reckless crew" in
the principal address to young Re.
publicans at the state convention
at Bozeman last weekend.
O. H. P. Shelley of Red Lodge
attended the sessions.
Arguing that "all the Republi
can party has to do to win the
next election is to be honest with
the people," Hyde urged his party
members "not to join the half-mad
and wholly reckless (new deal)
crew in promising an impossible
utopia without work or effort,
while in performance they sabo
tage the constitution, disintegrate
the social structure, destroy the
institutions of liberty and put to
shame both Annanias and Roose
Hyde urged Republicans to "nail
(Continued on Page 8)
Accompaned by Leland Newman,
local fight enthusiast, twelve Car
bon county boxers went to Billings
today where tonight they exhibit
their wares to A1 Bedoo shriners.
Five of the bouts will be be
tween Red Lodge battlers and the
other will be between Ole Hetland
of Joliet and Bill McDonald of
Bearcreek, 118 pounders. All of
the boys proved their worth at the
recent Legion Carbon county elimi
nation tourney.
Red Lodge fighters are Pete Mil
ler and Tommy Miller, 11$ pounds;
Jimmy Fleming and Kayo Pend
,iok, 84 pounds; Kid Gaston and
Primo Jurkovich, 84 pounds; John
ny Barrett and Kayo Kid Bolivar,
145 pounds, and Battling Ricketts
versus Dynamite Mayer, 128.
Efforts will be made to secure
a U. S. air mail plane here for
the State Postmasters' convention,
July 6 and 7, Dr. L. H. Tooley,
local postmaster, who Saturday
attended a meeting of the execu
tive committee of the state organ
ization at Bozeman announced.
"Postmasters want this plan©
for the convention and suggested
the Commercial club write Repre
sentative Monoghan with that in
mind. Coincidental with this is the
necessity of having the local air
port approved by the federal auth
orities by that time," Dr. Tooley
The committee rehashed plans
for the convention, details of which
will be announced later.
"Each of the executive commit
teemen asked me to make reserva.
tions for him for the meet at
Red Lodge tourist camp, and each
was very enthusiastic about the
camp here," Tooley said. He also
urged Red Lodge citizens to coop
erate to the fullest extent in pro
viding accomodations for the many
expected here July 6 and 7.
Red Lodge Eagles likely will
make their Mothers' Day program
an annual affair, Mario Marchello,
manager of the event here Sunday,
said. Success of the program at
Washington hall Sunday was such
that a repetition next year is war
ranted. About 350 attended.
A feature of the program was
the unvailing of a Whistler's
Mother replica painted by George
Anderson, local artist.
The program is as follows : "Am
erican Standard", Mattila Orches,
tra; Invocation, Rev. Thomas
Starkle; Welcome Address, Rich
ard Alberta; Vocal Selection, Lil
lian Lewis;
Nest," Mattila Orchestra.
P. O. E. Mothers' Day Address,
Mario Marchello; Vocal Selection,
John McAllister; "First in Action
March," Carbon County Boys band;
Vocal Selection, Renee D. Koski;
"Northern Lights," Mattila orches.
tra; Address, Senator H. A. Sim
mons; "Royal Gest March," Car
bon County Boys band.
Visitors in town from Bozeman
are Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Henry.
Overture Eagles
That the nursery school here is
one of the best in operation is
the substance of a letter received
here by Mrs. Jennie Larmi, head
of the nursery school, from Mrs.
Ethel B. Arnett, Helena, head of
education and recreation under
WPA work. Mrs. Arnett comment
ed on the report made by Mrs.
Anabel Edinger, Helena, who was
here inspecting school two weeks
Mrs. Arnett expressed herself
as "very pleased with the excel
lent report," and said "the school
under your direction is one of
which we are extremely proud and
I want to thank you for your very
able management.
Local High School Track
Athlete Is At
Roy Morin and Kenneth Ob^rt,
Carbon County High school ath
letes are in Missoula, where today,
they are in the finals of the State
Morin made Montana athletic
history at Billings Saturday
when he high jumped 6 feet 1%
inches to shatter the Midland
Empire invitational tourney mark
of 5 ft. 19 ins. This leap, credit
able for even a college specialist,
is also better than the state record
of 6 ft. 14 in., but does not count
in the state records.
"If conditions are favorable, I
believe Roy can bring home a state
record from Missoula. He has the
stuff and if things break right, he
can do it as he did last week,"
Hartwig stated.
Billings took the meet Saturday
with 35 and 1-3 points. Bed Lodge
garnered 9 and 1-3, Donald Allen
taking fourth in the high hurdles
in additions to the places men
tioned above.
Miss Elizabeth Ireland, State
Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion Monday filed for the Republi
can nomination to succeed herself.
She says that she will make her
campaign on a program for as
thorough, extensive and construc
tive a program of education for
the Montana school system from
the kindergarten through the Uni
versity, as is within the reasonable
limits of the taxpayer's ability to
support his schools.
Pension Blanks Out
Carbon county old age pension
eligibles this week are being
mailed new application blanks
from the county clerk's office, A
page of instructions made out by
John Normile, chairman of the
county age old pension commis
sion, is included with the blanks.
These new blanks replace those
previously filled out which were
declared inadequate by federal
State, National and Foreign Events Told, in Brief
Butte—Police are investigating
death of Dick Tompkins who was
found dead with a bullet lodged
near his heart.
Helena—Sixteen cases of Rocky
Mountain spotted fever have been
recorded so far this spring, accord
ing to B. K. Kilbourne, state epi
Anaconda—Leonard McComb,
70, awoke in the night and sträng,
led as he predicted he would in
Butte—Cecila Sullivan died in a
hospital here after suffering 24
hours from burns incurred when
her clothes caught on fire.
Livingston—Burning of dead elk
to destroy the ticks with which
they were infested caused the first
forest fire of the season.
Lewistown—Hugh Egan, Lew
is town hotel operator, files for U.
S. senate on the Republican tick
Billings—A body identified as
that of John J. Thompson, 50 Can.
adian construction engineer miss
ng from here since April 14th, was
found in the Yellowstone river.
Washington—A processing tax
of % cent per pound on cane
and sugar beets was recommended
to the senate finance committee by
Secretary Wallace.
St. Paul—Harry Campbell, pal
of Alvin Karpis, was sentenced to
Local Group Tentatively
Sets July 26th
For Meet
If the date is approved by Jim
Annin of Columbus, district com
mander, Legionaires of district 11
will gather here for their annual
convention on Sunday, July 26, it
was decided at a regular session
of Post 17 at Natali's Tuesday
night. T. A. Schmitz, local com
mander, was in charge.
Eight members of the Belfry
post were guests of the Red Lodge
organization, and it was decided
the two posts unite to present
Memorial Day cemetery services
at Belfry, Bearcreek and Red
Lodge, Plans are to have a firing
squad, a section of the Red Lodge
Drum corps and buglers partici
pate. .
It was urged that opening serv
ices be given at Belfry at 8:30 a.
m., May (30th, (at Bearcreek at
9:30 a. m., and Red Lodge at
10:30 a. m.
ual legion services in
Washington hall will be dispensed
with this 1 , year, members agreed,
as there ifcill not be time in the
morning. In the afternoon it is
planned to attend a program at
Fromberg where State Commander
Earl Genzberger of Butte has been
tentatively slated to speak.
A motion to cooperate with the
iEüks Club in Observance of Flag
Day, June 14th, was adopted.
Reports On Boxing
Leland Newman reported on the
American Legion boxing tourna
ment held here recently, reporting
it a success. He also confirmed the
signing of Ford Smith, Montana's
star heavyweight, for a bout here
July 4th.
Newman said Red Lodge is the
only city in the smaller classifica
tion which has ever signed Smith,
pointing out he had always pre
viously battled in such cities as
New York, Chicago and San Fran
The subject of an American
Legion Junior baseball league to
comprise Bearcreek, Belfry and
Red Lodge was discussed.
Orders were taken for Legion
shirts, caps and ties, and T. A.
Schmitz urged all Legionaires to
see Leo Hasterlik, adjutant, at
once about ordering equipment so
that the local post can be in dress
on Memorial Day.
John Fouse, commander of the
Belfry Post No. 84, thanked the
local organization for the invita
tion Tuesday, and extended a re
ciprocal invitation to local post
members to attend a Belfry meet
The Belfry contingent present,
besides Mr. Fouse, were William
Gullickson, John Webb, Paul Losi,
Walter Snyder, Bill Dickson, Boy
Pendergraf and Fred Kelly.
O. L. Henry of Belfry was a
caller in Red Lodge (Saturday,
life imprisonment for his part in
the Bremer kidnaping.
Louisville—Thomas H. Robinson,
Jr., admits the kidnapping of Mrs.
Alice Stoll 20 months ago.
Oh Yeah!"
back from a father here when told
his wife just gave birth to quad
ruplets. It was the truth and the
babies are doing nicely.
San Quentin Prison—A crazed
Filipino convict ran amuck and
stabbed 11 prisoners before he was
fatally shot by a guard,
Washington—(Sjfenator Frank
Trammell of Florida dies of a cere
bral hemorrhage.
Machester—Dr, Buck Ruxton
dies on the gallows for the "Dev
il's Beeftub" slaying of his wife
and a nursemaid.
Geneva—Italian delegation, on
orders of Premier Mussolini, bolts
the League of Nations, thus de
stroying new efforts to reconstruct
the European turmoil.
Callender—Mrs. Olivja Dionne
and her husband deny expectations
of another child.
Hongkong—American risque
magazines are banned by Chinese
in an attempt to protect Chinese
morals from American "influence."
Bremen—Five persons sentenced
to prison for listening to Soviet
Washington—United States con
cludes negotiations for a reciprocal
trade pact with Prance.

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