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2 DILLON EXAMINER Wednesday, September 4, 1957 POLARIS to the Dillon Examiner FAMILY REUNION The family of the late Chris M. Hansen had their annual reunion at Elkhorrt Springs during the past week. Myrl • Hansen flew from Kansas City to Salt Lake City, Utah, to continue the trip with Mrs.-Lottie Hansen and her daughter, Mrs. Robert ■ Nevins, Mr. and Mrs. Verne Hansen and four children and Mr. and Mrs. D. G. White. They drove up through the Tetons and Yellowstone Na tional Park. ‘Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hansen and family and Elaine and Henry Hansen from Dillon joined the group at Elkhorn for the reunion. Former Teacher Visits Mr. and Mrs. Pete Skelton were over from Missoula visiting sev eral days with the John Judge family. Mrs. Skelton or “Casey” as . everyone remembers her, taught Polaris school, during the .terms of 1922-1926. She now teaches in one of Missoula’s city class rooms. Utahns Enjoy Fishing Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Williams and Frank Latuda from Latuda, Utah, visited over the week end with Dr. and Mrs. I. K. Cum mings. “Doc” and Frank had a great time fishing. Mrs. Cum mings and the Williams enjoyed a trip and return to the latter’s home near Missoula. When You File for SS Benefits, Bring Tax Return If you intend to retire -this month and file a claim at thd so cial security office, you should bring the W-2 which you received from your employer, or a copy of your 1956 income tax return, ac cording to John Reed, manager of that office. The W-2 can be used to verify your 1956 earnings if you worked for someone else. The income tax return, plus a carefully com pleted Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, is essential if you were self-employed in 1956. Mr. Reed says that his office, like all other social security of fices, is having an exceptionally high - intake of claims since the first of the year, and some delays will be unavoidable. However, if claimants will come prepared with the proof of earnings des cribed above, this record volume of work can be processed more rapidly. Mr. Reed points out that the social security amendments of 1956, which brought new groups under the program, reduced the retirement age for women and provided benefits for the severely disabled worker age 50 to 65, are responsible for the sharp in crease in the work in' his office. Mr. Reed will be at the Em ployment Service office, Dillon, Sept. 12 and 26, between l'.OO and 4:00 p.m. ¡FORMER RESIDENT | DIES IN CALIF. I Friends in the county have re- ! ceived word of the death of Earl ¡Ryan, former resident of Jackson, i which occurred Aug. 12 in Mt. ■ Shasta, Calif., following a long 1 illness. I ' The Ryans left the Jackson area about 30 years ago. They have visited in the Bib Hole sev- I eral times during the years. Mr. Ryan is survived by his wife, : Dell, and two sons, William and .Jack. Kind Neighbors ■ Mrs. John Judge and Clare had car trouble .Saturday at Taylor Creek on their way to Dillon. The I very kind people who helped' them appeared on the scene just as ,the car stopped operating. Ted Foster, who is hauling hay for Norman Nelson took time out to check for the trouble and pulled the car to the top of the hill. Jim Marchesseault trailed the car from there to Dillon. George Gul- liksen gave Mrs. Judge a ride into Dillon before the banks closed. - Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Harrison and family enjoyed the week end and double holiday touring Yel lowstone National Park. Mr. aryi Mrs. M. E. Hayes, their daughters, Carol and Gail and Sharon Breen came from Butte for the week end at their cabin. They had a fine time Monday fish ing at Polaris lake. The downpour of rain over the Grasshopper was appreciated as the dust has been exasperating and fire hazards were most dan gerous. Mr. and Mrs. Walter McAn- drews. of Anaconda and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rogan and Pat from Butte! spent their vacations with the J. D. Harrison family. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Arthurn, their daughter, Mrs. M. Honka and daughters, Bette and Joan of Butte vacationed over the week end at Elkhorn. John Sawyer and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sawyer and family vacationed at the Circle S ranch the past week. They flew from Ohio. . School begins Tuesday and the children will be'back again. Po laris school may have seven chil dren part of the term at least. We • are always ¿ure of four. Robert, Jules, Jim and Gordon Marchesseault attended the Fair Saturday in-Dillon and the dance in the evening. J. D. Harrison and sons moved their bands of sheep off . the Elk horn Forest reserve pasture last week. . ‘ Pat Mullin, their herder, be- ■came ill and was taken to Bar rett hospital for treatment. ' OFFICES OF TWO M.D.’S i ARE BURGLARIZED HERE The offices of two Dillon physi cians were burglarized sometime Thursday night. In both cases cash boxes were riflled. The first burglary, at the office of Dr. Wen dell Poundstone, was discovered and reported to police about 3:45 a.m. The other office was that of I Dr. A. L. Juergens, several blocks distant. Some damage was done in the latter office, Chief of Po lice Leo Williams said. Judging A Dream — Approximately 2000 dream cars, designed and built by American boys from all the 48 states, are being judged in Detroit this month to select winners in the 1957 Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild model car competition. At stake are $115,000 in university scholarships and cash awards. Scholarships go to the na tional winners and cash awards to state and regional honorees. Judges are professional designers, stylists and industrial arts instructors. FALLERS RETURN FROM TRIP TO WASHINGTON Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Faller and grandson, Randy Davis, re turned Friday from a motor trip to Spokane and Seattle. At Spo kane, Mr. Faller represented Dil lon Lodge No. 113, Loyal Order of Moose at tbe international con vention which attracted 10,000 visitors. In Seattle they visited with a son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Waltz. Mr. Faller said they enjoyed excellent weather for most of the trip. Highlights of the vacation for 11-year-old Randy were the j Rodeo at Spokane with nationally known performers and the trip to Victoria, B. C., from Seattle by ship. Ed Davis rhe Feed Rack By ED ATKINS Beaverhead County Agent LIMA SOLDIER TAKES PART IN EXERCISE WITH 20TH AA GROUP Fort Lawton, Wash. TAHTNC) — Army Specialist Third Class Nathan H. Weeks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray H. Weeks, Lima, re cently participated in a field fir ing exercise with the 20th Anti aircraft Artillery Battalion at Yakima, Wash. Following the exercise, Special ist Weeks, a wire chief in the Ba- tallion’s Battery C, returned to Fort Lawton with the battalion. Weeks entered the Army in Oc tober, 1955 and received basic training at Fort Carson, Colo. He was graduated in 1954 from : Lima high school and was em- j ployed by the Union Pacific rail road at Dell before entering the Army. His wife, Iola, is living in Vashon, Wash. i m Phone 504 DILLON Money, lost on a horse race rep resents just so much rainbow gold. MONUMENTS and MARKERS permanent reverence with dignity and beauty Raymond Schwartz 335 So. California Representing ART . MEMORIAL COMPANY Butte, Montana WHETHER IT PAYS TO PRECONDITION CALVES DEPENDS ON “DEAL” Whether it pays to precondition calves before shipping time is a question that a number of stock- men are asking these days. Preconditioning c o n s i s t s of placing the calves on feed for about a week before shipment in- sead of shipping at weaning time. One answer to this question is the results of a preconditioning experiment made by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station. The station found that precondi tioned calves can be expected to shrink less during shipment and to regain their weaning weights faster. However, in this test the costs of preconditioning offset the shrinkage gains to such an extent that it did not pay to precondition calves that were priced on un loading weights at their destina tion. About the only way that pre conditioning might be profitable would be if buyers could be per suaded to pay a premium for pre conditioned calves or to pay for them on the basis of lesser “shrink” than calves that are not preconditioned. it is necessary to make frequent irrigations throughout the grow ing season. On the other hand, a medium loam or heavy clay soil with good depth will provide good moisture storage. If the soil auger shows that the subsoil is low in mois ture, fall irrigation to the bot tom of the root zone would be beneficial. The root zone to be filled, of course, varies with the crop. For alfalfa it would be necessary to get down to a five foot depth, while three or four feet will usu ally take care of clovers and land which will be in small grain. Because of evaporation, top soils will not carry over moisture through the winter and fall and spring rains usually take care of top soil moisture. DEAD OR DISABLED ANIMALS REMOVED FREE OF CHARGE You will assure the health of all livestock by having your dead animals picked up promptly and in a sanitary manner. WE PICK UP . . . HORSES, COWS, CALVES, COLTS, SHEEP AND HOGS FOR PROMPT SERVICE CALL Dillon - 689 Reverse Phone Charges An essential service to the community that depends on your cooperation to be successful BILLON RENDERING COMPANY You Know What? I like it here at Montana Children s Home. So do all the other kids, especially those who come here sick and go back home all well again. FALL IRRIGATION PAYS ON LOAM OR HEAVY CLAY SOIL Fall irrigation is a beneficial practice providing it is done with judgment and under the right crop and soil conditions. The main aim of fall irrigation is to fill up thé root zone in the subsoil layer -since - this is where there can be a big carryover of moisture for the next year’s crop. A little sampling with a soil auger will give the operator a picture of his conditions. If the soil is sandy or gravelly it would do little good to make a fall irrigation since there would be very little carryover in this type of soil. On this kind of soil I know what .you mean. Here's my check. Name - — __ —. Address City Mall to: Montana Children's Home and Hospital 840 Helena Avenue, Helena, Montana 957 Montana Children's Home and Hospital Shodair Crippled Children's Hospital 840 Helena Avenue. Helena. Montana