The Dillon Examiner (Dillon, Mont.) 1891-1962, May 27, 1942, Image 8

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P a g e E i g h t T H E D I L L O N E X A M I N E R Wed., May 27,1942/ «LOCALS Mrs. Bert Armitage of Wisdom was a guest of her niece, Miss Hallie Stephens, for a few days last week. Word has 'been received here of the birth of a baby daughter to (Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nelson, formerly of Dillon, now residing in Idaho Falls. Mr. Nelson was the manager of Kugler’s Jewelry store here. Mrs. Roy Vance and Postmis­ tress Mrs. Maude Ponds of Mel­ rose, were Thursday shoppers in Dillon. Mrs. Alfred Peterson and two small sons, of the Big Hole Basin, were guests in Dillon last week at the home of Mrs. Syrena Sprinkle. Mrs. Walter Paddock was a Subscribe for THE DILLON EXAMINER for $2.00 PER YEAR FOR SALE 2 HOUSES One 4-Room, the other 3 Room Both Modern! 3 LOTS and GARAGE Inquire 422 East Center St., Dillon, or Phone 244-W We have the only tire repair shop in Western Montana equipped to repair and re­ cap all. sizes of tires. We have ample stocks of mate­ rial. No certificates needed for tire repairs. Send us certifi­ cates with tires 'to be re­ capped. PROMPT SERVICE given out-of-town orders. 0. J. Mueller Co. Missoula, Montana Bannack shopper in Dillon Tues day. Ambrose Brown of Armsteac attended to matters of business here yesterday. Mrs. Justin Brundage left to­ day for Anchorage, Alaska, where she will visit her husband. Mrs. Bert Orr, jr. and daughter Mary Grace, Mrs. Mary Judge, Mrs. John Orr and Mrs. Monte Mathews left today by motor for Missoula where they will be guests of relatives and friends several days. Mrs. L. E. Davis has returned from the Mayo clinic and from Iowa and Missouri where she vis­ ited relatives. Mrs. Charles Buckingham also returned with her. Mrs. Ben Davis remained in Rochseter for treatment. E. H. Cantrell has returned from Rochester where Mrs. Can­ trell is in the Mayo clinic for treatment. She is reported doing very well, and will return home about June 4. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Crist of Butte were Dillon visitors Sun­ day. William Roe, A. S. Winters, C. H. Peterson, 'Brent Davis, D. C. Brinton, and H. A. Boehme visit­ ed in Dillon Sunday. Their home is in Butte. Mrs. H. M. Warner and two daughters returned home from Norris Tuesday. Miss Mary Dawn Warner has been teaching at Nor­ ris for the past year, and Erma Lou spent the last week with her sister. They were present when the body of Budd I. Greewell of Butte was found in the Willow creek lake. Mrs. J. E. Kelly has returned from a visit with friends and relatives in Bozeman. Douglas Gold of the Montana State Department of Education, nad Miss Maude A. Brown of the State Department of Health, vis­ ited the Normal college Wednes­ day. They conferred with Miss Marjorie C. Hamer who is assist­ ing with preparation of the State Course of Study in health and physical education. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Leonard Thompson, Pastor Sunday, May 31, there will be no.Sunday school, and divine ser­ vice will be held at 10:00 a. m. because of the baccalaureate ser­ vice at the college at 11:00 a. m. Note the change in time. An interesting service was held at the First Lutheran church last Sunday when a class of eight were baptized and confirmed. The class consisted of three college girls, Elsie Luoma, Ruth Olson, and Fae Hunt, and four high school girls, Margaret Banks, Jean Troupe, Alice Staudenmey- er and Marjorie Staudenmeyer, and Mrs. Rudolph Nygren. Besides those who were con­ firmed the following were also received into the congregation as members: Mr. and Mrs. John An­ derson, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Mik- kelsen, Mrs. William Zimmer­ man, Mrs. Walter Carlson, and Mrs. Oscar Anderson. Gems for Your Scrapbook rw v n * ^ SHOES It makes no difference what the occasion might be, you’ll find just the shoe at V-R Co. SLACK SHOES $2.49 The ideal shoe for outing and the warm weather ahead. Attractive colors and styles. SPORT OXFORDS $3.49 For the girls that need the more sturdy shoes for everyday and sport wear. Either low or medium height heels. Width AAA to C. DRESS SHOES $3.49 Up In either low, medium or high heel styles. Famous Paris Fashion or arch types in all of the popu­ lar colors—Whites, Beige Blues, Blacks. For Style, Fit and Longer Wear Buy Your Shoes at TRUTH ETERNAL What we have in us of the im­ age of God' is the love of truth and justice.—Demosthenes. • • • Jesus answered, . . . To this end was I bom, and for this cause came I into the worlds that should bear witness unto the truth.—New Testament: John 18: 38. * * • Christ did not simply speak the truth; he was truth; truth, through and through; for truth is a thing not of words, but of life and being.—Robertson. • • • The greatest friend of truth is time; her greatest enemy is preju­ dice; and her constant companion is sumility.—Colton. . . . Falsehood is in a hurry; it may be at any moment detected and punished; truth is calm, serene; its judgment is on high; its king cometh out of the chambers of eternity.—Joseph Parker. THE BEAUTIFUL In all ranks of life the human leart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are His gift to all alike.— H. B. Stowe. • • • By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly (lowers, as by doing good we cul­ tivate those that belong to hu­ manity.—Howard. * * * That which is striking and beau­ tiful is not always,good; but that which is good is always beautiful. Ninon de L’Enclos. • • • Life and goodness are immor­ tal. Let us then shape our views of existence into loveliness, fresh­ ness, and continuity, rather than into age and blight.—Mary Baker Eddy. • • o The beauty of holiness has done more, and will do more, to regen­ erate the world and bring in ever- asting righteousness than all the other agencies put together.— Chalmers. . . . Loveliness—Needs not the aid of foreign ornaments; but is when unadorned, adorned the most.— James Thomson. SUMMER SCHOOL OPENS NORMAL MONDAY JUNE 8 (Continued from page 1) abeth Collins Steed of Billings will offer non-credit “personal typewriting.’’ The summer school bulletin lists in detail courses which must be completed by out- of-state students who are candi­ dates for Montana certificates. It carries also a special schedule for 1942 high school graduates who are interested in the “accelerated” calendar by which they may com­ plete the two-year course in the minimum period of time. Office correspondence indicates a satis­ factory summer school attendance of former teachers wishing to take “refresher” courses in order to qualify for positions occasioned by the teacher shortage; there will also be in school many .two- year graduates interested in cer­ tification and in earning the de­ gree. The registration of men will be small. Reduction of Gasoline Ration for Tourists Motoring in Canada In View of the increasing grav­ ity of the gasoline shortage in Canada, due to the exigencies of the war, gasoline rations for tourists entering this country has had to be drastically reduced. We recently advised you that United States motorists visiting Canada for more than 48 hours might obtain from the Canadian Customs Officer at the border a gasoline license and ration cou­ pon book permitting the purchase of 20 units of gasoline, represent­ ing 100 Imperial gallons under the present quota. Now a new order of the Oil Controller abolishes the issue of the 20-unit coupon books to tour­ ists after May 14, 1942. It pro­ vides that, if a United States or foreign car tourist proposes to stay in Canada long enough to need more gasoline than he has in his tank at the time he enters the country, he will be given at the port of entry a ration book permitting the purchase of only four units of gasoline. At present a unit represents 5 Imperial gal­ lons, but its value may be chang­ ed at any time as circumstances require. No more than one of these 4- unit coupon books will be issued for any one car in any one year, and the Canadian Customs Officer will stamp the vehicle license to show that a coupon book has been issued. A motor cyclist may obtain a one-unit ration book under the same conditions. The responsibility for not run­ ning short of gasoline is up to the tourist himself. If he were to run out of coupons he would be given no more and' would have to arrange some other method of transporting his car back to the United States. DINNER FOR DRAFTEES IS SET SUNDAY (Continued rrom pay© I) J. Kerner, Leslie Ray Burns and Dorman E. Johnson, all of Butte; Bertil N. Holmbeck, Wilbur M. Hall and Robert Doyle Gordon, Seattle, Wash.; Bernard Roland, Crystal Springs, Miss.; John B. Davenport, Goldfield, Nev.; Chas. C. Sekulich, Roundup; Henry Ross Dial, Evanston, Wyo.; Paul Cooper, Phoenix,' Ariz.; Leslie L. Montgomery, Winnemucca, Nev.; Neil Phillip Flint, Jordan; Eugene W. Gustaveson, Los Angeles; Duane N. Blair, Clancy; James H. Murphy, Edgemont, S. D.; Ray­ mond Hogue Greer, Mesa Ariz.; Kenneth Ralph Martin, Virginia City; Robert Gaylord Frost, Twin Bridges, and Delmont Walker, Hollywood, Calif. Transfers include Richard C. Muggenburg, Ryegate, Mont.; Joe Ferguson, Muskogee,' Okla.; Vic­ tor W. Tessier, Hamilton, and Robert V. Finch, Hillsboro, N. C. GRADUATION AT GRADE SCHOOL NEXT FRIDAY (Continued rrom page 1) arranged by Mr. Gregory; presen­ tation of class, Supt. Paul L. An­ derson; awarding of diplomas; benediction, the Rev. V. G. Lewis; “Star Spangled Banner”; reces­ sional. Those who will receive diplo­ mas are: Earl C. Bays, Tommy Allen Berry, Stewart Burwell, Patricia J. Carrigan, Beverly Ann Carver, Leslie Chism, Otto Chris­ tensen, jr., Mary Lou Curry, Charles Henry Davis, Lawrence Dilley, Kenneth Donald Fair, Au­ drey Marie Steele, Shirley Mabel Stocker, Donna Jean Talent, Ai- ieen Mary Lewis, Margaret Lueb- ben, Virginia Irene Faller, Roy E. Graves, Walter Bruce Grimes, Vi­ ola M. Hall, Ned Lamar Hatton, Michael Hollenbeck, Paul L. Hol- loran, Betty Jane Howard, Wil­ liam A. Jack, James Robert Jack- son, Jean W. Lay, Patty Lee Tal­ ent, Virginia Louise Tovey, Nancy June Waldemar, Aileen Roberta McDowell, Shirley McFadden, Bonnie McMannis, Evered L. Mc- Queary, Miriam M. Morse, Norma Jean Nelson, Mildred’ Nissen, Dennis Noone, Arnold Lee Pad- dock, Jack Richard Porter, Elmer Sorenson, Robert C. Wolf, Chris­ tine Zugel, Thomas W. Ross and Martha Kaye Stroeder. Our Service Men (Continued rrom page 1) colm Bourne. 1- C—Jack Gilber Mattingly, italph Emerson Tope, Howard Everett Stoner, Bert Ellis Ho­ bart. 2- B^John Clare Judge, George Martin Judge. 3- A—Hobart Jewell, J o h n Richard Pettingill, Walter Frank Schwartz, Walter Hurley Leach, Hazen Leek Lackey, Lasharon Benjamin Montgomery, Jesse Le­ on Laney, John William Malesich, Juel Ingvar Berg, Ernest Wesley Putman, Albert Joseph Kajin, John Emil Huber, Leonard Rus­ sell Smith, Milton Frederick iBourassa, Norman Milton Giles, William Norman Harris, jr., How­ ard Taft Lloyd, Edward George Nettick, Rudolph Nels Nygren, Ernest Nygren, Lorin Vurl Flan­ ders. 4- F—Lester Lee Phillips, Fred Schlegel, Ralph Joseph Quigley, Dewey Charles Bunnell, William Benjamin Carr, Sam Langdorf, Walter Edmund Olson, George Butala, Lloyd Dnaiel Baldwin. 3- B—John Joseph Hren, How­ ard Harlon Hess, Frank Joseph Spehar, William Elmer Rebich, Gunnar Samuel Johnson, George Thomas Duck, Joseph Edward Mautz, Lawrence Preston Red­ mond, Carl Otto Benson, John Lawrence Miller, Daniel Jackson Pendergast, Farmer Floyd Bean. 4- F—Richard Vernon Leister. • Last January, an official an­ nouncement said that the United States Army would' reach a total of 3,600,000 men by the end of 1942. Since then, the actual size of the Army and precise plans for its expansion have not been announced, inasmuch a£ they are military secrets of the first order. Some commentators have forecast that in time the Army might total nine or ten million. The best available information seems to in­ dicate that a total of at least 6,- 090,000 will be attained. That is obviously going to have a revolutionary effect on the man­ power of this country. However, there is no factual evidence to support the scare rumors which say that every physically fit man under 36 is certain to be placed in uniform. Selective Service heads are making a genuine ef­ fort to create an Army of the size needed with minimum dislo­ cation of American family life. Here is how matters shape up at this time, according to publish­ ed statements: First, practically all available single men in the 20-35-year bracket have been called. Many who were given temporary de­ ferment for occupational reasons are now being summoned. In time, women and older men will replace thousands of young men in defense industries. Second, the Selective Service Boards are placing in the 1-A classification all men who have no genuine claim for dependency. That includes men with working wives, men who contribute little to the support of their households, and men with means. Almost all of these men will be in uniform by the end of the year unless they are unable to pass the physical examinations or perform vital work in war industry. Third, it is universally believed that Congress will soon approve a bill providing government grants to dependents of service men. These grants, as now pro­ jected, are small—around $50 a month for a wife and child. But they will make it possible for the Selective Service Boards to call thousands of men who are now deferred for economic reasons. Fourth, a new draft classifica­ tion, 3-B, has been adopted. And that is a matter of very great importance. At the present time, men with genuine dependencies IT IS WITH PRIDE, tempered by sorrow, that we think of the hundreds of our employees who served with the armed forces during the last war. Pride in their loyal service . . . . sorrow because many did not return. TODAY, AS BEFORE, our men are taking leave of absence to protect American traditions. We are proud of them, too, and we are looking forward to the day when they will take, * again, their place in this organization. BUT WE, WHO ARE LEFT BEHIND, have a vital job to do. It is our responsibility that they receive supplies and armaments, but it is, also, our duty to see that their rights as free men are safeguarded for them during their absence. ETERNAL VIGILANCE, at home, as well as abroad, is the price of liberty. Serving the Treasure State and the Nation The Montana Power Company are classified as 3-A. The 3-B classification is for men with gen­ uine dependencies who, in addi­ tion, are employed in war work. The hope is that thousands of men who now have non-war jobs will shift to war jobs, in order to obtain the 3-B deferment. Some observers say that eventually the Selective Service Boards will op­ erate on the “work or fight” poli­ cy which existed in World War I. In other words, a man will be given the choice of going into the Army, or leaving a non-war oc­ cupation for a war occupation. The industries which are classi­ fied as essential to the war effort are definitely limited in number. Lawyers, store clerks, newspaper­ men, wholesalers, advertising men, etc., have no claim for de­ ferment. Deferment is given only to men who hold a job which is directly and absolutely necessary to the production and transpor­ tation of the raw and' finished ma­ terials which are involved in war. What this all adds up to is plain. If you are a single man, under 36, in reasonable health, you will go into the Army unless you are virtually irreplactable in some war industry. If you have dependents who look to you en­ tirely for support, you will be deferred for the time being—but there is a strong likelihood that in time the continuance of your deferment will depend upon your obtaining a job in war industry. If you have minor physical de­ fects, you are not exempt from military service. The original physical standards have been re­ laxed, and men with defective eyesight, hearing, feet, etc., are being called to the colors and as- signed to non-combatant duty. Many a problem remains to be worked out. An army of 6,000,- 000 men would mean that four to six times that number would be needed in industries manufactur­ ing and transporting supplies. On top of that, agriculture must be kept going, and on an expanding scale, inasmuch as we are send­ ing tremendous quantities of food stuffs to our Allies. Selective (Service heads, such as General Hershey, have advised the Boards to exempt enough farm labor to keep food production up to the necessary level. But, reports say, in some areas the draft is vir­ tually denuding the farms of la­ bor. Furthermore, farmers can­ not pay the high wages paid by war industry, and workers are naturally taking jobs in war fac­ tories instead of on farms. This seems to be one of the most seri­ ous of the unsolved problems. It is probable that the imme­ diate course of the war will have a direct bearing on Army expan­ sion plans here. If, for instance, Russia continues to hold the Ger­ mans, and Japan is stopped in the Pacific, a U. S. Army of the larg­ est size possible will not be nec­ essary. If, on the other hand, Germany manages to crack the Russian defense this summer, and if Japan continues to win victor­ ies, you can look with assurance to Army expansion on a tremen­ dously accelerated scale. It is reported that men between 35 and 44, which was the second group registered, will, as -a gen­ eral rule, be taken only for be- hind-the-lines Army service. It is expected that the greater pro­ portion of this group will go to work in war industry. No plans have been made for the 45-435 group of registranst. COUNTY LIVESTOCK DAY SET FOR NEXT MONDAY (Continued rrom page 1) A list of the Beaverhead 4^H members exhibiting follows: Big Hole—Bruce Jardine, Jack- son. 2 calves; Bifl Nelson, Jack- son, 2 calves; Darwin Peterson, Wisdom, 1 calf. Grasshopper—Estelle, Rose Ma­ rie and Erwin Marchesseau, and Billy Harrison, 2 calves each. Beaverhead valley — Chester Downing, 1 calf; Alice Mae Stau­ denmeyer, 3 calves; David Hart- wig, 3 calves; John Hartwig, 2 calves. The annual meeting of Beaver­ head stockmen will be held at the courthouse Monday afternoon at 2:15 o’clock. Speakers will be Dr. Howard Welch, veterinarian of Montana State college, “Live­ stock Sanitation”; E. P. Orcutt, livestock specialist with extension service, “War Production of Meat”; Dr. A. R. Patton, Mon­ tana State college, “Range Grass Research.” The first annual Livestock Day dinner, sponsored by the Dillon Chamber of Commerce for stock- men, farmers, business men and their ladies will be held at the St. James guild hall at 6:30 p. m. Speakers at the dinner will in­ clude Ed O’Hare, Bitterroot val­ ley rancher and a member of the state AAA committee, on “Agri­ culture in War and Peace”; W. W. Hawkins, chairman of CDC, on “Civilian Defense Program as It Applies to Beaverhead”; D. A. Galt, CRC, on “Rationing in Bea­ verhead County.” Edwin Whit­ worth, president of the Chamber of Commerce, will act as toast­ master. — Subscribe for the Examiner — Elks to Sponsor Team for Softball’ The Dillon Elks lodge voted last night to sponsor a softball team in the local league this summer. The action was taken at, the regular meeting of the lodge in the Elks hall. Anniversary night was observ­ ed by the lodge and a number of interesting talks were given by charter members. Dillon lodge No. 1554 was founded 13 years ago this month. READ THE DILLON EXAMINER! ■' ! i, INTERSTATE BUILDING & LOAN ASSOCIATION Phone 292-J Walter Grimes PLAN YOUR MEALS around our specials! Jack’s Market PHONE 45 The WHITE Cafe Where Eating Is a Pleasure! IF YOU LIKE A FINE STRAIGHT BOURBON THAT'S amooth and light« bodied...and that's light on tba bndget... you'll like... 6 5 ? * V * * 2 * s JAMES EARCIAY & CO.. LIMITED. Peoria lllinol» F i r s t N a t i o n a l B a n k Serving This Community Since 1880 á f t U l t i srM Northwest Bsncorperertu« Member «d FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

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