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The Fort Peck press. [volume] (Fort Peck (Wheeler), Mont.) 1934-193?, August 02, 1934, Image 2

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The Polly Pie Shop
MRS O. WEDEWARD, Prop.
If you want good home cooked sanitary food,
call on us, Chicken Dinner served every Sunday
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Come in and we'll try to please you
Wheeler, Mont.
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DR. E. V. BETHEL
DENTIST
All kinds of dental work done
25 years experience
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PARK GROVE, MONT.
In the Watch game since 1887 in Mont.
W. G. NORMAN
JEWELER
Your watch repaired while you wait. All work guaranteed.
Genuine material used in all makes of watches. All makes of
Swiss watches repaired.
Park Grove, MONT,
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SHOE REPAIRING
First class work guaranteed
PARK GROVE, MONT.
THE WHEELER
Shoe Repair Shop & Laundry
FRANK LEWKO, PROP.
WHEELER. MONT.
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Hamburgers 5c & 10c. Tane 'em home by the bag
and save the wife
Tom YATES, PROP.
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j W. Guy Norman, the Jeweler,
!Park Grove, Mont.—Give us a call.
j Jacob Kluth Jr. of Vida was a
* I Wheeler visitor Saturday with a
f I view to locating on the project.
M. L. Lahn, Engineer from Jor
dan and Miles City is now on the
oil job on the Glasgow-Fort Peck
Highway.
Roy D. Young started pf&stering
ou the Fort Peck dam bath-hou es
Aug. 2. He is the first man to hood
us a dollar for a six month's sub
i scription.
Mr. and Mrs. Trongard of Mob all
i N. D. visited at the home of Mrs.
Jud Peterman and daughters at
the Comfy Cafe for a few days
this week.
Misses Margaret and Dorothy
Peterman, daughters of Mrs. J.
i Peterman of the Comfy Cafe, and
Juanita Eastly motored to Glas
gow on business Wednesday.
The Glasgow-Ft. Peck highway
of 20 miles is now oiled from both
ends beginning at Glasgow and
Fort Peck and work is being rushed
to complete oiling by the time
President Roosevelt gets here
next week.
Attorney 0. R. Hawver of S; co
visited his old friend Dr. Bethel at
Ft. Peck Thursday, Mr. Hawver
is thinking of casting in his lot with
us here at the big dam, and if he
does he will be the first lawyer to
locate here, so far as we know.
Editor Hocking of the Glasgow
Courier and C R. Dawley of the
Leslie Paper Co. paid this office a
fraternal call last Tuesday, one of
the first of the great army of
newspaper men whom we expect
to see as visitors at Ft. Peck dam
before it \s finished.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Miller, Beulah]
and Sonny of Chinook, Miss Hazel
Walden of sister of M
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Miller brought down a load for
the Press Monday evening, accom
panied by the editor's daughters
j Gladys and Genevieve. They looked
over the dam next day before re
j turning home.
Forty-seven years experience in
the jewelry business—W. Guy Nor
I man.
Frank Peterson of Missoula, driv
ing a sedan, accompanied by four
j other men, Finley "Scotty" Mcln
i tosh, Otto Thompson, Gus Nord
strom and Dick Donovan, collided
with a Grove & Son's truck driven
by Floyd Nelson on Saturday
night. Mr. Peterson's Ford was bad
ly wrecked and he sustained several
cuts.
Martin Schlaps of Medicine
Lake, Joe Weston and an 18-yr
old boy, both workers at the dam
were hit by a traveling man, Walt
er Olson, on the grade south of
Wheeler, at 2 p.m. Friday night.
Both cars were Chevys. The trav
car was taken to the Glasgow hosp
ital with a badly cut leg and other
injuries. Mr. Schlaps, in the south
bound car had some severe cuts on
the hand and Mr. Weston sustained
head cuts.
Three men were killed at the
Ft. Peck dam Isst week Wednesday
July 25, Oliver Winsley, 56 of Chi
cago, crane operator and Clarence
Eggum, 23, of Richey, Mont., lielp
! er. The latter young man was a
! former pupil of the editor of the
j Fort Peck Press when we taught
j school at Richey 10 yrs. ago in E24.
The 60-ton crane they were op
1 erating on the Missouri river rail
road trestle on the down-stream
I side of the dam toppled from the
trestle, letting the 12-ton girder
they were hoisting fall on the op
posite side of the trestle. One of
the men was burieG beneath the
debris of the wrecked crane 40-ft
below and it required several hours
to extricate the body.
The McCJintock-Marshall, sub
contractors assisted the bereaved
families of the dead men in every
way possible.
Allspice
Half-ripe pimento berries are used
In making allspice.
And Other Disturbances
Blushing Is due to a disturbance of
the sympathetic system, the system'
composed of nerves and larger masses
or nervous substance called ganglia.
Still Good Fighter*
French history records several In
stances of women fighting duels both
with men and with members of their
own sex—with pistols and with swords.
Indian "Exchange Rate"
According to the "rate of exchange"
in Canada in 1(170, an Indian would
trade a beaver for six knives, one
quarter of a pound of powder and a
fathom of tobacco.
"Sick Sailors"
The term "sick sailors" is applied to
people making emergency parachute
jumps from airplanes in the United
States. They are also spoken of as
belonging to the Caterpillar club.
Screech Owl Likes His Meat
While tiie screech owl Is commonly
and justly considered a benefactor to
man, it belongs to a flesh-eating spe
cies and when chance permits, it will
make a meal on mice and sometimes
young songbirds.
The Menominee Indians
The Menominee Indians live on a
reservation in Wisconsin north of
Green Bay. Their tribal name means
"wild rice people" and they figured
largely in the annals of Wisconsin his
tory. They are timber Indians—some
of the remaining white pine woods be
long to them.
Presidents Born in Ohio
Presidents Garfield and McKinley
were born in the same county in north
eastern Ohio; President Hayes was
born at Delaware and President Hard
ing at Corsica, both in northern Ohio.
Tiie state also produced President
Grant, born at Point Pleasant; Pres
ident Harrison, born at North Bend,
and President Taft, born in Cincinnati.
Early Day "Women's Rights"
Before the Revolution Margaret
Brent petitioned Lord Baltimore for
equal rights for women in the Mary
land Proprietary. During tiie Revolu
tion and when the framing of the
Constitution was in process, Abigail
Adams, wife of the second President,
lobbied to have men and women given
equal n " llts i n the new C onstitution,
American Legion Auxiliary
The code of the American Legion
says that membership in tiie American
Legion Auxiliary is limited to mothers,
wives, sisters and daughters of mem
bers of tiie Legion, or of men or wom
en who served in the military or naval
service of the United States during the
World war and died in line of duty or
after honorable discharge, and to wom
en eligible to belong to the Legion.
Nickname Traced to Square
Boston's nickname. "The Huh," is
traceable to Haymarket square, in the
North End, from which no less than
nine streets load away in every direc
tion, like the spokes of a wheel. The
record number of streets leading from
tiie square include Washington, North
Washington,
Cross, Union, Canal, Blackstone and
Sudbury.
Haverhill.
Merri mac,
Fish of Many Colors
Skillful breeding by aquarists over a
long period has resulted In the many
color varieties of various species of
tropical fish Inhabiting the tanks of
the fanciers,
been produced to such an extent that
if some of the fish available were
placed beside their ancestors brought
from tropical waters it would he hard
to recognize them as individuals of the
same species.
Brilliant colors have
Chinese Dialects
There are a number of different
Chinese dialects. For all practical pur
poses Mandarin, the dialect spoken in
the old capital, Peking, known as
Peiping, is by far the most important
dialect. It is the nativespeech of the ma
jority of Chinese and the recognized
vehicle of oral communication between
all Chinese officials, even when they
come from the same part of the coun
try and speak the same patois.
Legend of the Phoenix
The Phoenix is a fabulous Arabiar,
bird, the only one of its kind, that is
said to live a certain number of years,
at the dose of which it makes in
Arabia a nest of spices, sings a me
lodious dirge, flaps its wings lo set fire
to tiie pile, burns itself to ashes, and
comes fortii with new life, to repeat
the former one. The legend of the
Phoenix ia one which is constantly ap
pearing in literature as an allegory of
immortality.
Whipping Posts and "Stocks
Whipping posts and stocks were fa
miliar instruments of punishments
>*.nd torture in county seats in Oiiio
for a number of years after its ad
mission. According to the law of
ISO", If a man attacked a woman he
was given 30 stripes across the back,
but if he stole a mule he was given
hit. it was not until iSI5 that this
whole repulsive practice was wiped
ont by repealing all laws requiring
whipping, posts
Park Grove
Market
Fresh Meats at Reasonable prices
Portray, Adams & Stuller
Park Grove,
Montana
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Choice line of

Groceries, Smoked Meats,
Pop, Candies and Tobacco
Fresh Vegetables, Fruits &
Pastries daily
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PARK GROVE
GROCERY
THE PIONEER STORE
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Butter Wrappers
Wrappers furnished at the following prices;
$1.50
100 Printed Wrappers
200 Printed Wrappers
500 Printed Wrappers
Fort Peck Press
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MRS. NELLIE B. SMITH
LOHMAN. MONT.
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