Dillon Tribune (Dillon, Mont.) 1989-current, November 14, 1989, Image 1

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H I S i'G K iC A L LibK A K Y UF MONTANA tiLibH A Hti_tNA HI DV601 * * C r t 0 1 . 0 0 i / o i / yo Tuesday, November 14,1989 Vokjfn9l08’ No.46 ServinQSoutfftvestMwTtana Shoe 1 881 t h e G o b b l e r G i v e a w a y .. P a g e 8 \ D i o a M o n t a n a > ‘iL , Education Week observed Members of the teach­ ing profession in Beaver- head County a n joining the rest ofthe county in observ­ ing American Education Week this week. Thie year's motto ia '\Learning and Liberty... Our Roots. O ur Future. ; DiUon * Mayor Jim Wilson helped in the obser­ vance by declaring the week American Education Week’ in Dillon, noting the educa­ tionsystems relies not only file skills of teachers, ^administrators andsupport JfstafT, b u t also on the' “en- _ J'co u r a g e m e n t, and support fl* ^Wmeg theentire community.” WMC-Dillon orchestra plans concert b lits eighth season, the , WMC and Dillon Commu­ nity Orchestra w ill present its annual concert Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the WMCauditorium.Leonard Ostwalt, director o f music atBeaverheadHighschool, w ill be Ihe guest conductor. 'Several orchestra selec- tions jv ill be presented, in- • eludi ng Bach s \Jesu Joy of M an’e* D e s iring, and fl “Bugler’s Ho]i d a jr fay Le- roy Anderson. . : - *Ihe‘ito«w WMC Canta- billers, under thele*der*hip o f p r .j^ v id W a ^ , ^ ! Vigilante seeks refund Vigilante Electric in DiUon is seeking addresses for over 860 people and businesses that have re­ funds coming to them. H ie refunds, p a r t o f the cooperative^ capital credit reflind, can be claimed by writing the firm a t Box 71, Dillon, or by calling 683- 2327. Fcr thoee outside o f the Dillon a n a a toll free .number is available, 1-800- 221-8271. A complete listing of eligible, andfor whom ite Electric is seek­ ing addresses, is printed on page 10. f t K l d t ' n W K which is the subject of a judge's order. M e n t a l H e a l t h g r a n t s o k ' e d Mental Health Services, Inc., j ofDillon has received two grants to fund two separate projects, according to Brenda Holland. The first grant, for $10,736 fromthe Department of In stitu­ tions to fund an intensive pro­ gram with three area children who have significant behavior .problems. * Mental Health Services will work with the family and school and through monthly meetings emphasize the family role. o n c e m e t e r y f u n d s w i t c h The City ofDillon has been! served with an order to.show ■ cause for a preliminary injunc- ! tion why they shouldn't rescind I f an earlier resolution to change the Way money is allocated on. the sale o f lots a n d servicesat Mountain View’Cemeteiy. In the ' order the city is eqjoined from using or spending money firom the sale of lots, gifts and dona­ tions that were intended to be kept in a trust for perpetual care. Th? City must appear a t 10 ' a.m., Dec. 7 to show cause.why the injunction shouldn’t become permanent AecasefOedtayAttorneyTom Scott for a group o f people who had purchased plots at the ceme&iy, was a result of an acjion recently fay the council that reduced the amount ofthe frmds that wpuld be set aside for perpetual c&re from 70 percent to 40percent and withdrew over $15,000 to be used for general maintenance of the cemetery. In addition, tiie City is or* dered to reinstate any. part of the funds that have been used. The plaintiffs in the case noted they had the ^utmost trust and confidence that the defendant would hold in trust\ the money and relied on that promise when they purchased the lots. . , H ie group also asked f t* an; accounting to the court for a ll money from a ll sources a t the cemetery.^ - % . . /' Mayor \Jim Wilson declined commenton the action u n til the city council could be a p p rised.' The council will meet Wednes­ day night and the matter js on its agenda.- ./ -2 F e w s u r p r i s e s i n v o t e There were few surprises in last week’s election, except for the overwhelming majority of votes cast for the new firehall <864-265in both tiie city and the county fire d istrict) Turnout in Dillon, which also had a number of unopposed city offices, including mayor, to vote for was about 37 percent In the rural fire district turnout Was .a t 'fo tiie city el 1! Wilson was returned as mayor 'with a total vote of 496; Bay Lynch received 664 vote* for . : potice magistrate; L any Chaffin - l>iy*d 147vo)tesasalderman ft;. v ■' . from Ward 2 and Jim Day re­ ceived 156 votes in Ward 4. The only cliff hanger is in write-in votes for Wara 3, cur­ rently held by Bill.Tayne. ^There - were no candidates, either de­ clared or who had filed an in tent to beawrite-in candidate. Tayne, the incumbent, receivrf two, write in votes. Jess Warrick,- David S p d ^ ^ f Both Sorenson and IforothyAIltyf|«h ■ received one vote apiece. ■' w ■v According to M a n ^ret 111- ompson, County Clerk and Re­ corder, Tayne is the winner of the election i f he chooses to ac- be doesn't, Thompeon said, tiie v Conrad council m il have to make a deci-1 sion on how to proceed with the election. In L im r David Olson and Louise Segrl)bld.ran a close race,: ninth incumbent Seybold barely edging out Olson 51-48 in a race, thatbroughtoutover60 percent ofthe eligible yoters.. '■ All cai^didates in Lima were ’ writefa** * ' * 4 ... In th*/, district. n e w The second grant, for $2,500 from the Department of Family Services, Mental Health has purchased a series of video tapes for parents on'how to handle children. The tapes, nine in a ll, have over 250 scenes of parents and children and are available to any parent who would like to view them. They are a t the re­ served desk ofthe WMC library. TV sets and VCR’s are also available, Holland said. The tapes must be viewed a t the li ­ brary. • Cross-couctiytrackisheTeto stay, a t least one more year. The Beaverhead County High School board o f trustees unani­ mously approved extending the cross-country trade program after its first year during its regular meeting Monday night. Principal Dennis Kimzey told the board the cross-country program, which completed it first season this year, cost ju s t $1,240, one of the least expen­ sive of a ll athletic events. A total of 19 students participated in the program. “Itfsbeneficial and low cost,” Kimzey said. Board chairman Gary Love noted that a'majority of the students in­ volved in the event \stuck with i t It’s something worthwhile.” Itie board also purchased a 71-passenger school bus from Hartley S&ool Buses. The bus, incladinga $600trade-in for the bus w hidi it will replace, a 1973 International, will be $43,200. Bob Carroll, president o f the Associated Students ofWestem Montana College, noted the Student Senate was looking to purchase a used bus and in­ quired about purchasing the old bus. Kimzey said he would inves­ tigate w hat procedures could be v used in selling the bus under currentlaw. Carroll, who has acted as qoss country coach during the past year, presented a plaque to the board from the.team honoring their supper! the school, noting Dillon is the only Class A high school in the state with a certified athletic trainer. ' . Counselors Dale Zink and Nancy Stout also madeafonnal presentation to the boord ggo- ceraing testing prowd ja w , and scholarships. Zink told the board the district has a 3.2per time, contrasting with other, districts that m*y run as high as 30 to 40 percent A new handicapped access to the B. W. Lodge auditorium has been completed, Kimzey told the board. [ K l l ’ c a t l i c r . . . N e w f i r e h a l l o v e r w h e l m i n g l y a p p r o v e d The mayor was “ecstatic’’ about the results o f la s t week’s election which overwhelmingly approved a new d t y and Fire D is tr ic t 2 jo in t effort to b u ild a new firehall in D illon, add equip­ m ent for the county d is tr ic t and bu ild a s m a ll fire h a ll in G rant. “We pushed i t for two years. I personally m e t w ith tiie advi­ sory committee a t a lm o s t every one o f their meetings. The coun­ cil has been behind i t 100 per­ cent We’re ju s t g ratified to the people,\ M ayor J im W ilson said. Work began on the nctv h a ll Monday night, w ith the mayor and the advisoiy committee meeting to investigate h ir in g a n architect The g roup, along w ith the fire h a ll trustees, w ill ap­ point an evaluation board and w ill eventually h ire a n architect to begin work on the $365,000 project The new h a ll, as tentatively planned, has eight truck bays, plus a wash bay th a t can store two more trucks. A shortage of space a n d the lack of storage, adequate heat and a detoxification room helped ’ prompt the two-year effort to build the h n ll. 1 A target date of J a n . 15 for securing a n architect has been set by the mayor, w ith g round­ breaking on the concrete and m e tal s tr u c tu r e h o p e f u lly planned for e arly A p r il. The m ayor's advisory commit­ tee, consisting o f Ride H a rtz, Jim Anderson, M ik e Schaffer , a n d M ike Grosser w ill continue to work on theproject the mayor said. The committee was o rigi­ nally released b u t h a d to be re­ instituted because under the contract for the fire h a ll w ith the trustees the ccmnsitics is respon­ sible for selection a n d design o f the b u ilding.

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