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P a g e P o u r T H E D I L L O N E X A M I N E S Wed., May 27,1942 T he D illon E xaminer stored as Second Class Matter September 20,1902, at the Post Office at Dillon, Montana, Under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Issued Wednesday of Every Week. All letters pertaining to the Editorial Department or the Business Management o f the Examiner should be addressed to The Dillon Examiner, 124 S. Montana Street, Dillon, Montana. ! Six Months ___________________ flsOO Oho Year ---------------------------------- J.00 Two Years---------------------------------S.60 Three Years------------------------------S.00 Five Years ___________________ 7.60 No. 45—Wed., May 27, 1942. Volume LI M E L R O S E MARGUERITE LA MARCHE Correspondent Don Shaw of Butte was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. George Kambich at their ranch home last week. He also visited with his sister, Mrs. Carl Kambich at her ranch home near Divide. Mr. Shaw, who is ; with the naval forces, is home on • leave and was one of the sur vivors from a ship torpedoed by a Nazi submarine in Atlantic waters. O. H. Pratt, manager, of the Butte offices of the Texaco com pany, paid (Melrose a business visit the first part of theweek. Mrs. James Lapham and son, Clarence Evans of Oakland, Calif., visited during the week-end at the Antone Buyan ranch and also with Mrs. Lapham’s uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John Mac- Ivor. Mrs. Frank Hoffman and Mrs. Anne Fraser motored to Dillon on Friday where they spent the day shopping and while there were also guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fidler. Mr. and (Mrs. Frank Gordon motored to the Capital City Mon day to attend to affairs of busi ness. Mrs. Pete MacMillan of Harri son is the guest of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Buyan at the Antone Buyan ranch. Mrs. MacMillan was the dinner guest of her aunt, Mrs. John Maclvor on Monday. Mrs. Frank Hoffman and Mrs. Anne Fraser were passengers to Butte Saturday on a shopping trip. The Melrose volunteer fire de partment purchased eleven new type fire extinguishers last week which were placed in Melrose residences. The new tanks, which are equipped with straps to facili tate transportation to fires when no cars are available, represent added protection for local homes. The extinguishers were distrib- , uted Sunday 'by Fire Chief Frank Gordon and Assistant Frank Moore. Mrs. Pat Smith is a patient at St. James hospital in Butte where she is reported by relatives to be recovering nicely. Norman Grant, well-known rancher, stockman and meat deal- * er of this section, received a con signment of Federal surplus wheat last week. The grain, to taling 60 tons, arrived here from Minneapolis and Mr. Grant em ployed a crew to unload, sack, and haul the wheat which will be used to grain hogs at the Grant ranch near Melrose on the Bea verhead side of the Big Hole river. Rain-swept hills, muddy roads, and a drenched landscape have brought dour expressions of dis approval to the countenances of the townspeople but the same state of weather has had the op posite effect upon the tillers of the soil whose slogan is “the more rain, the more grass!” During the past week the weather has run the gamut from drizzle to down pour, wind to calm, and sunshine PINT—$1.35 QUART—2.60 to fog. A party including Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Reid and son, Harold, Mrs. John Keane and family, mo tored to Hamilton last week to attend the commencement exer cises held at the Hamilton high school. Miss Darlene Reid, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Reid, and sister of Mrs. Keane, was among the graduates. Mrs. Elizabeth Bryan spent the day at her home in Melrose and visited with friends. Mrs. Bryan lives with her daughter, Mrs. Isa ac Dodgson at the Dodgson ranch. A number of Melrose students, accompanied by their parents, motored to Ramsay on Thursday to participate in the activities of the annual rural scholastic meet. Mr. and Mrs. Boh, Foster of Butte spent several days of last week as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hoffman and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hudson. Enoch Young and James La- Marche trailed a bunch of cattle through Melrose on Monday. The stock, the property of Mr. Young, were headed for the summer range in the Big Hole basin. Kenneth Hull, who recently completed his apprenticeship as Union Pacific brakeman, spent the week-end in Melrose with his family. Walter Eighorn of Butte visited briefly with Melrose relatives on Sunday. Arthur Matson of Pocatello, Idaho, was a business visitor here during the week. Mr. Matson is lineman for the Union Pacific railroad. Mrs. Lawrence Gerrety shop ped and visited in the Mining City last week. Trainmaster Chantry of the seventh and eighth divisions of the Union Pacific, was in Melrose on official business last week. Gus Wagner and his Union Pa cific water service crew complet ed their work on local railroad property last week and returned to their homes in Lima and Po catello. Roy Vance, Melrose resident who received a badly infected hand while employed near Sheri dan, received medical attention in Butte last week. Mr. Vance’s condition, at first very serious, is improving rapidly. Miss Norma Jean Grant return ed home last week from Butte where she visited for a week with friends and relatives while re ceiving medical attention. A party comprising Mrs. John Trueman, Mrs. Sam Friend, Mrs. Leslie Trueman, Barbara Jean Trueman, Charlene and Larry Trueman, Mrs. Kenneth Hull and Karen, attended the program in Ramsay Thursday and afterward motored to Gregson Springs where they enjoyed a picnic lunch and a swim in the plunge. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Turner and children, Violet and Roy, stopped in Melrose Sunday night for a brief visit with friends. They were en route to their home near Bannack from a week-end visit in Drummond with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Turner. The Turners are former residents of this section. Mrs. Sam Friend, with Mrs. John Trueman and Mrs. Hull, motored to Butte the latter part of the week where Mrs. Trueman received medical care. A1 Carabin, accompanied by Mrs. Leslie Trueman, were busi ness visitors in Dillon last week. Lester Norris, who was called by draft officials for examination at Missoula, last week, was re jected because of ill health. Les ter has been receiving medical treatment in Butte for several months. Among the Melrose' business visitors in the Mining City last week were Bill Mallory, Frank Moore, Norman Grant and James LaMarche. Myrle Wilhelm, Phyllis and El- wyn Dunstan, all of whom attend Butte high school, spent the week-end with Melrose relatives. Judge and Mrs. H, G. Rodgers of Dillon were among the out-of- town visitors here during the week-end. Harry and James Grose of Cherry Creek attended to busi ness affairs in Melrose the latter part of the week.' The Reverend and Mrs. Logan motored up from Dillon Sunday evening and Mr. Logan conducted services in the Melrose Presby terian church. Mrs. Hazel Madden returned this week from a week’s visit in the Mining City with her mother, Mrs. William Maloney. Mrs. Ma loney accompanied her daughter back to Melrose. Floyd Smith motored to Butte Saturday to visit his mother, Mrs. Harry Lapham was a Monday visitor to Dillon. Mrs. John Hutchins was a busi ness visitor to Dillon Tuesday. Mrs. Coy Rice and' Mrs. James Johnson motored from Dillon' Tuesday to be in attendance at the R.NA. meeting in the after noon. They were overnight guests of Mrs. Harry Lapham. District Deputy of R.N.A. and Mrs. L. M. Holloran spent two days here last week assisting in lining up the work for the dis trict meeting to be held here June 10. Mrs. Howard Henrie and fam ily who have been here visiting the J. N. Neidt family, have re turned to their home at Jackson’s Hole, Wyo. Mrs. Tom Clemow motored to Dillon Wednesday and spent some days there with her mother. Bonnie Lapham, who has been having a siege of the flu, is im proving and able to be out again. Mrs. Charles Wenger, Mrs. Celia Wilson and Mrs. Ross Hill were hostesses Wednesday to the mem bers of Enterprise Camp, R.N.A., at luncheon. Spring was fea tured in the table accessories by flowers. Although we have had no spring, the calendar said it was spring. After luncheon a so cial hour was spent and a flower c o n t e s t furnished amusement. Mrs. L. M. Holloran won the prize,- a vial of apple-blossom per fume. Gifts of appreciation from the neighbor^ of this camp were presented to Neighbors Hazel Johnson and Charity Hill, since they are moving away from here. Neighbor Una Jenkins was also presented with a remembrance gift noting her proficiency and interest in this camp as a district deputy. Mrs. Harry Lapham and Mrs. John Krause were hostesses to the members of the Homemakers club Tuesday. It was an all-day meeting, preparing and serving a dinner. A most pleasant and prof itable time was spent. The home demonstration agent, Miss Nel son, motored from Dillon to be in attendance. Mrs. Ross Hill was presented with a lovely electric lamp in appreciation of her work for the club. This was her last meeting with them since she is moving to Dillon. School closed here Friday and the teachers and pupils accompa nied by some of the patrons, mo tored to Elkhorn Springs for a picnic. Mrs. M. C. Jackson left Satur day for California to visit with her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lyston Danisie and little son. Maisie Wenger is spending a couple of weeks of her vacation with her aunt, Mrs. Wayne Stocks. The following were luncheon guests of Mrs. Harry Lapham last Thursday: Mrs. George Jenkins of Twin Bridges, Mrs. L. M. Hollor an, Mrs. James Johnson and Mrs. Coy Rice of Dillon, and Mrs. Celia Wilson. The new minister, Walter E. Stuermann, filled the pulpit here for the first time Sunday. His message was inspiring and deliv ered with force and was much appreciated by those present. He will visit in this vicinity begin ning today and be present and help with the Sunday school next Sunday and have the preaching service at 2:30 p. m. The Rev. Fr. Timothy Clifford held services here Sunday and will have special meetings during the week in the homes. There were quite a number who went fishing Sunday, the opening of the season. Many were from Butte and other places. Mrs. John Krause and Kenneth left Thursday for a vacation visit with relatives in Missoula. Mr. and Mrs. Evert Stevens and little son motored from Dillon Sunday and called on friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gnose gave a farewell dinner Monday evening for Mrs. Gnose’s brother Ralph Tope, who .joined the Navy last week. After dinner, cards Pat Smith, who is a patient in a local hospital. Mrs. Aline Stone returned last week from an extended visit to the coast where she was the guest of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Demmons. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Clark of Butte visited in Melrose Monday on their way to Dillon and other points. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pomeroy mo tored to Butte last week where their small son was admitted to the Murray hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Longley of Butte visited- last week at the home of Mr. Longley’s grand father, Joe Longley, pioneer Mel rose resident. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Wilhelm spent the week-end in Melrose from their sawmill on Jerry creek. Representatives of the State Highway Department were in Melrose this week on official busi ness. Sam Friend and Henry Norris are employed in the Twin Bridges area doing Taylor Grazing work. Bill Brazier, McCarty and Feeley sheepman, accompanied by his son, were business visitors here last week. Mrs. Wilson Decker of Butte visited at the home of Jier aunt, Mrs. Clarence Axe, last week. S T A T E B A N K & T R U S T C O M P A N Y O F D I L L O N Member o f Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Complete Banking Facilities formed the diversion for the eve ning. Although Ralph’s home is in Wisdom, he is so well known here we almost consider him a local boy and we are proud that another one of our boys is going to do his bit to “slap the Jap” and help to “set the rising sun.\ Ralph left Tuesday for Salt Lake and the best wishes of every person in the community go with him. Gilbert Dodgson was the in spiration for several delightful dinners while on his 10-day leave from California. On Wednesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mal lon entertained with a dinner in his honor. On Thursday evening, Gilbert and his parents-were din ner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Samal. On Thursday, Gilbert and his parents were Butte visitors, and on Friday morning Gilbert left for Treasure Island where he has been sta tioned since the first of the year. He made the trip by motor, driv ing his own car. (Mr. and Mrs. Colonel Combs visited friends in the Mining City Wednesday. On Thursday, Ben and Lowell Mallon drove their cattle to Fish- trap for summer pasturage. Miss Joye Sweet, teacher, en tertained her pupils at a picnic at her home, the Flying Cloud ranch, Thursday. On Friday school was dismissed for the sum mer. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Thompson spent Tuesday evening visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dodgson. The Thompsons live in Butte but are spending their va cation at their summer home on the Wise River. It is interesting to note that Mrs. Thompson is related to the Youngblood who flew with Doolittle on his bomb ing raid over Jap cities. Mr. and (Mrs. Warren Hughes were Butte shoppers Thursday. On Monday, the Woman’s club met for an all-day session at the home of (Mrs. Lew Peck. Miss Eleanor Nelson, home demon stration agent, cooked a dinner for twelve members. The sub ject was “Mealtime Management.\ This was the last regular club meeting of the year but one more demonstration meeting is sched uled for June at the home of Mrs. Ben Mallon. Mrs. Tom Pendergast returned Friday from Gold creek after spending a week as a guest of ler sister, Mrs. Fielding Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Verne Stanchfield and daughter, Sharon, motored to Dillon Friday where Sharon had her tonsils removed Saturday morning. We are glad to report that she is getting along nicely although she hasn’t returned home yet. She is recuperating at the home of her uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Stanchfield. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Jennings of Anaconda spent the week-end at their summer home on Alder creek. They called at the Ben Mallon home on Saturday. (Miss Maysel Mallon was con fined to her bed three days last week, the victim of a very severe cold. We are glad to report that she is much better at this writing. Bill Dodgson and son, Gilbert, attended lodge in Butte Tuesday evening. Mrs. Fred Gill, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hickman and son, Davey, and Mrs. Bob Hickman of Butte motored to Dillon Wednesday where Davey received medical at tention. Davey is recovering very nicely from severe burns he re ceived a week ago when he fell against a heating stove. Mr. and Mrs. Archie McTag- gart and son, Bobby, of Butte are spending a week at their sum mer home on the Wise River. A 4-H club dance was given at Fishtrap Saturday night. Music was furnished by Lovell’s orches tra from Deer Lodge. A large crowd was in attendance, many attending from Wise River. Lew Peck spent last week at Elkhorn attending a meeting of Rangers. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Woods of Butte were guests for a few days last week at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Frank Dodgson, and .family. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Tope of Wis dom and Mrs. Walter Gnose were business visitors in Dillon Mon day. Branding operations were car ried out at the Dave Hickman and Ralph Potts ranches on Tues day. Mrs. Fred Miller and children, Roberta and Dana, were Butte visitors from Thursday to Satur day. •Mr. and Mrs. Neil Sullivan and son, Barry, of Butte were Wise River visitors Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan are former resi dents. . Mr. and Mrs. Carl White and son, Duane, were business visitors in Dillon Wednesday. Mrs. Geprgia Miller of Ana conda has(. returned from Port land where she spent the past three weeks. While there she went through the clinic. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mallon and daughter, Maysel, were business visitors in Butte Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Husted, Mrs. Theodosia .Smith and Robert Stanchfield were dinneT guests in Dillon Tuesday at the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. A Stanchfield. The Red Cross home nursing class was held Friday afternoon at the hotel. A demonstration was given on how to arrange an attractive tray for a sick patient, boric acid dressings, and how to apply them, and how to lay out a dead person. A lecture was given by Mrs. Colonel Combs on Shortage in Burlap Alleviated by Com pressing of Wool DENVER, Colo., May 23—Com pressing of wool, a new practice in the industry, will be initiated at Merrion & Wilkins warehouse in Denver, Colo., it was announc ed Saturday by Russell Wilkins, partner in the Merrion & Wilkins company. This project is a cooperative endeavor between the Denver wool firm and the Government, and will be directed by J. M. Coon, senior agricultural econo mist of the Farm Credit Adminis tration, Department of Agricul ture, Mr. Wilkins said. The purpose is to alleviate the shortage in burlap supplies, large quantities of which have hereto fore gone into wool bags for the packaging of the clip and to re duce the facilities needed in trans porting the wool from the produc ing areas to the centers of manu facture. Where baling has been done in the past on a small scale, balers on the pattern of those used in Australia have been employed, producing a package in which the density of the wool is about 19 pounds per cubic foot. In the new process which is now being inaugurated, the wool in the bales will be compressed to a density of about 25 to 30 pounds per cubic foot, or approximately twice the 'density of the wool in a well packed bag. This will about dou ble the capacity of railway cars used in shipping the wool and a corresponding reduction in the rate of transportation should re sult. Merrion & Wilkins have been investigating the advisability of compressing wool in connection with their auction acitvities for a number of years, and had pre viously planned to employ this method of packaging. Now with the war in progress and the seri ous shortage in burlap supplies available for commercial purposes the need for compressing is much more pronounced, Mr. Wilkins stated. Mr. Coon has already conduct ed a number of experiments usiijig cotton compressors with very sat isfactory results. The project Will now be undertaken on a commer cial scale. Mr. Coon expects to arrive in Denver about June 1, to direct the compressing operation and will enlist the cooperation of agricultural colleges in the West in order to work out the most practical operation this season so that a lange portion of the West ern wool clip can be handled in bales rather than bags next year. Mrs. W. B. Gleed and daugh ters, Jean and Bernice, spent Monday in Dillon. Word has been received from Mr. and Mrs. Clay Patterson that they are the proud parents of a son born May 16. Mrs. Patterson is the former Gladys Burtch of Dillon. Mr. and' Mrs. Frank Poole of Dillon visited at the Ted Renfro ranch Monday evening. A letter from Walter Renfro, nephew of Ted Renfro, states he has been made a corporal. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Renfro and Mrs. Eph Peterson returned Thursday from Salt Lake City where Mr. Renfro visited several chinchilla ranches. C. M. Bailey left Thursday for Salt Lake where he will receive medical attention. A special U. P. car was char tered by a group of Ogden fisher men and arrived Sunday morning at the Kidd station. Due to high and muddy water the fishing wasn’t so good. The son of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Rolls of Lima is in the Barrett hospital suffering from pneu monia. Pvt. L. Everett Peterson who left in the draft March 17, is in the hospital because of a foot he had broken several years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Bunyard and children, Mickey Lee and Jack, were dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Eph Peterson Mon day night. Joe Renfro has been ill for the past few days due to a toothache. Dick Gosman left last week for Salmon, Idaho, where he will spend the next month working for Floyd Naylor. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Bradley were Butte shoppers Saturday. The Armstead school closed with a picnic Friday afternoon at the Scott grove. About fifty per sons enjoyed the outing. E. W. Hildreth came down from Medicine Lodge Friday. Lowell and Raymond returned home with him for the summer vacation. Mrs. P. T. Scott, Dan and Jackie, were Butte shoppers Sat urday. Miss Lyola McCleery left Sat urday for Glasgow to spend a couple of weeks with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Hansen at tended the Shriners convention in Butte Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Bradley were Dillon visitors Sunday. Ras Hansen was a Dillon caller Monday. Rosemary Rife has returned sick room diets and treatment of a patient. Mrs. Veda Green and Mrs. Combs were in charge. Clyde McNeal, Butte business man, was a visitor in the com munity Sunday. Sherman Dodgson of the High land Mine was a visitor at the Bill Dodgson (home Saturday. ALIAS SUMMONS In the District Court of the Fifth Judicial District of the State of Montana, In and For the County of Beaverhead. MAXINE WALKER, Plaintiff, vs. ERWIN WALKER, Defendant. The State c f Montana, to the Above-Named Defendant: You are hereby summoned1 to answer the complaint in this ac tion which is filed' in the office of the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff’s attorney within twenty days after the service of this sum mons, exclusive of the day of ser vice. This action is brought for the purpose of obtaining a decree in favor of plaintiff and against de fendant for an absolute divorce, and for the custody of the minor children of said parties; all of which appears in the complaint herein which is hereby referred to for further particulars, and made a part hereof by reference. And in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default, for the relief demanded in the complaint. WITNESS my handi and the seal of said Court this 28th day of April, 1942. NORMAN GILES, (SEAL) Clerk. John Collins, Dillon, Mont., At torney for Plaintiff. 44-4t. First Publication, May 20, 1942. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION OF TIME AND PLACE APPOINT ED FOR PROVING WILL In the District Court of the Fifth Judicial District of the State of Montana, In and For the County of Beaverhead. In the Matter of' the Estate of VENORA E. METLEN, Deceased. Pursuant to an order of said Court, made on the 14th day of May, A. D. 1942, notice is hereby given that Thursday, the 4th day of June, A. D. 1942, at ten o’clock a. m. of said day, at the court room of said' Court, has been appointed as the time and place for proving the Will of said1 Ve- nora E. Metlen, deceased, and for hearing the application of Dale E. Metlen for issuance to him of letters testamentary, when and where any person interested may appear and contest the same. Dated May 14, 1942. NORMAN GILES, Clerk. By W. M. Stone, 44-3t. Deputy Clerk. SHERIFF’S SALE MARGARET KINCAID, Plaintiff, Against HARRY S. KINCAID and MARIE KINCAID, Defendants. To Be Sold at Sheriff’s Sale: On the 11th day of June, 1942, at 2:00 o’clock p. m. of said day, at the front door of the Court House, in the City of Dillon, County of Beaverhead and State of Montana, the following de scribed property, to-wit: Homestead Entry Survey No. 875, embracing portion of approximately Sections 13,14, 23 and 24 in Township 3 South, Range 10 West, Mon tana Meridian, Montana, de scribed as follows: Beginning at Corner No. 1 from which East corner to said Sections 13 and 24 bears South 80°42' East 61.6 chains distant; thence South 2°39' East 33.18 chains to Corner No. 2; thence South 60°19' West 20.14 chains to Corner No. 3; thence North 79°52' West 43.40 chains to Corner No. 4; thence North 37°57’ West 27.6 chains to Corner No. 5; thence North 54°7' East 8.81 chains to Cor ner No. 6; thence South 46°8' East 27.80 chains to Comer No. 7; thence North 59°37' East 55.80 chains to Corner No. 1, place of beginning, and containing 159.79 acres, ac cording to Government Sur vey thereof. Terms of sale: Cash. Dated this 19th day of May, 1942. PAUL H. TEMPLE, Sheriff of Beaverhead 44-4t. ________ County. _______ home for the vacation. Sophia Guyaz was a business caller in Dillon Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Juel Berk and Deane, motored to Butte Satur day to meet Mrs. Odin Stompro of North Dakota who will be a guest at the Berg home for sev eral weeks. Spencer Irion is visiting at the Bastian home this week. CALL 55 WITH YOUR NEWS NOTiCE OF SALE OF STATE LANDS IN BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, MONTANA Office of the Commissioner of State Lands and Investments. Helena, Montana May 2, 1942 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioner of State Lands and Investments of the State of Montana will on Mon day, June 8, 1942, beginning at 1:30 p. m. of the said day offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder at public auction at the County court house at Dillon, Montana, the following described lands situated1 in Beaverhead County, Montana: Tract No. 1—All of Section 36, Township 2 S., Range 17 W., 640 acres, appraised at $8.00 per acre. Tract No. 2—Land in Sec tion 16, Township 3 S., Range 16 W.: NEY4, 160 acres, ap praised at $8.00 per acre; NWV 4 , 160 acres, appraised at $10.00 per acre; S%, 320 acres, appraised at $5.00 per acre. Terms and Conditions of Sale The sale will be held under the provisions of Chapter 165 of the Political Code, R.C.M., 1935, and all acts amendatory thereof. No land shall be sold for less than the appraised value and in no case, except mortgage lands, for less than $5.00 per acre for graz ing lands or $10.00 per acre for agricultural lands. Every bidder upon state land shall accompany his bid with a certified check for not less than 10 per cent of the total appraised sales price as shown above. The purchaser is required to pay in cash on the day of sale not less than ten per cent of the total purchase price, and in case the balance on the purchase price is not an exact multiple of $25.00, then he shall pay such additional sum as is necessary to reduce the balance to an even multiple of $25.00. He may at his option pay a larger portion of the purchase price. He is also required1 to pay the sum of $5.00, as a fee for each certificate of purchase to be issued to him. The entire balance of the pur chase price draws interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum and will be payable on the amortiza tion plan in 33 annual install ments. If any successful bidder at such sale refuses or neglects to make the initial payment requir ed to be made on the land pur chased by him, he shall forfeit to the State not less than $50.00, nor more than $1,000.00, to be deter mined by the State Board1 of Land Commissioners according to the circumstances of the case. (Sec. 1805.75, R.C.M. 1935) All sales are made subject to the approval and confirmation of the State Board of Land Commis sioners. No sale shall be deemed completed, until after such ap proval and the issue of the certifi cate of purchase. The State reserves all minerals in the lands sold, except in the case of mortgage lands. The purchaser of mortgage lands shall be entitled to receive a royalty of six and one-fourth per cent (6Vi%) of all gas and oil pro duced from such mortgage lands, as provided by Chapter 183 of the 1935 Session Laws (Sec. 1805.- 65, R.C.M., 1935). The State will have a lien on the crops on all lands sold for installments on principal and interest on the un paid balance of the purchase price The lands will be sold subject to all right of way easements ob tained in the land prior to the date of sale. Lands located within three miles of any town or city which are not laid off into blocks and lots will be sold in alternate lots of not more than five acres each. A person holding an agricul tural or grazing lease in good standing on state lands has the right to purchase the land at the highest bid made by any other person, if he attends the sale and actually bids while the bidding on such land is in progress. Every purchaser must in addition to making the other payments, make settlement with the owner of the improvements on the land as pro vided by law. In the case of lands under lease, the purchaser shall be giv en possession by the state on March 1 next succeeding the date of the sale and not before, unless the lease expires prior to that date, except through special agreement between the purchas er and the lessee. The State will refund to the lessee any rentals paid by him beyond March 1, 1943. J. W. WALKER, Commissioner of State Lands and Investments of the State of Montana. 42-4t. First publication May 6, 1942. Last publication May 27, 1942. PANSY PLANTS in bloom, 3 doz. $1.09; Aster plants, all colors, 4 doz. $1.00.—View Acres, Ham ilton, Montana. 44-6t. The Best in Job Work at the Examiner Printing Co. B lackleg Acc ressi W ill H op P revent Loss FMw B uckles A Germ-Free Vaccine of the Highest Standard Field Tested - Active Potent Scientifically Prepared by Parke, Davis & Co. Ask tu fo r fro « booklet on Mncttog pror ontlon. BBS OB O H M TOO BEES AOOBESSZE G E O . M . G O S M A N Druggist DiOon. Montana