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/ . ; ; ONTA m H ^ I IM» w ,,„ } .■’ CIETY Jiemamts Vol. 87, No. 28 10 * Tbe Voice of Southwestern Montana Since 188 1 Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1971 Belfast Settles To C alm BELFAST, Northern Ireland <AP) — Belfast was free of bomb­ ing and gunfire Tuesday night for the first night in a week as North­ ern Ireland’s embattled govern­ ment considered whether to prohibit potentially inflammatory funeral processions. Fighting broke out during.the day Tuesday as the coffins of two fallen Roman Catholics were drawn through Protestant districts, the Irish Republic tri­ color covering them and Irish Republican Army members m black berets in escort. Angry Protestants snatched the flag from one coffin and hurled bricks and bottles at the other one. A policeman was clubbed to the ground before other security forces could intervene. Prime Minister James Chich- ester-Clark announced that his government is considering emergency regulations to insure that corteges “ cannot with im­ punity be given the features of provocative political displays.” Although the IRA is banned in both Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic to the south, its members operate more or less openly in Catholic districts in the North, waging their war to expel the British and unite Protestant Northern Ireland with the Catholic South. Political and religious leaders throughout the province con­ demned guerrillas whose land mine killed five civilians on a mountain road Tuesday. Jack Lynch, prime minister of the republic, also assailed “ the evil perpetrators of this malicious and cowardly deed.” In a statement from his Dublin office, Lynch said Ireland would be reunited only by peaceful means and condemned “ any group who advocate of use force, whether it be for the reunification of our country or to maintain the status quo.” . P o lite ir 'B e i r a S r said they suspect saboteurs were respon­ sible for a big fire in a timber yard Tuesday. The flames shot more than 100 feet into the air, threatening the harbor district, and more than 70 firemen were called out. mer |n Quake A b o u t D e c e i v i n g C u s t o m e r s Ward, Spiegel Firms Warned WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission today accused two of the nation’s largest mail order firms, Montgomery Ward & Co., Inc., and Spiegel, Inc., of deceiving customers on credit terms. In a proposed complaint, the FTC safdf the\ two ''iChicago-based firms had failed to make disclo­ sures required by the federal Truth-in-Lending Act and had misled customers in advertise­ ments of credit conditions. Montgomery Ward, which operates stores and a mail order William Shambow Dies Tuesday at99 William L. Shambow, 99-year-old Dillon resident, died at Barrett Hospital Tuesday evening. He had been in failing health for the past year. Mr. Shambow was born in Meadlow County, Neb., April 3, 1871, where the family farmed near the Alcon River. When he was six years old, the family went to Eugene, Ore., where his father was in a sawmill four years. They then moved to Deep Creek Falls, Wash., for a time, arriving in Butte in 1881, where they lived in Brown’s Gulch. In 1887 the family moved to the Centennial Valley near Monida where Mr. Shambow remained until he was 21. Alvin Hovde Dies in Butte Alvin C. Hovde, 65, a long-time Beaverhead County resident died Monday in a Butte hospital. Funeral services, with Rev, Lee Schlothauer officiating, will take place Thursday afternoon at 2 from the Brundage Chapel, with in­ terment in Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Hovde was born March 31, 1905, in Wisconsin and came to Beaverhead County in 1941 from Basin and had been employed by the Beaverhead County road maintenance division. Rowena Stewart became his wife at Boulder in 1935. He is survived by his widow, Rowena o f Dillon; two daughters— Mrs. Lester Beaulieu of Missoula and Mrs. Sharon O’Keefe of Butte; a sister, Mrs. Jim Anderson in Wisconsin and eight grand­ children. Machine Crushes Man to Death MISSOULA (A P ) — Donald Henkel, 37, Columbia Falls, was killed Tuesday afternoon when a machine on which he was working at the Superior Building Co. of Columbia Falls activated, and crushed his chest. \Flathead County Coroner Charles Rhodes said Henkel was pronounced dead at the scene. Rhodes said Henkel had climbed beneath a log stop loader when the : machine became jammed. Rhodes said no inquest is plan­ ned. , ■, . He began ranching in the Cen­ tennial and married Eva Lou Jones, Jan. 9,1893. Three children were born to the marriage, two sons and a daughter. The two sons and his wife preceded him in death. Mr. and Mrs. Shambow retired to Dillon from the ranch in 1942. He continued to work in the com­ munity until recently, when he curtailed his outside activities because of failing eyesight. Survivors of this Beaverhead County pioneer include his daughter, Mrs. Josephine Freytag of Placerville, Calif., five grand­ children, 18 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m'. at the Brundage Chapel with Rev. Duane Block officiating. Interment will be in the Moun­ tain View Cemetery. Great Falls Road Death GREAT FALLS (AP) - A for­ mer Cascade County Assessor, L. A. Wallace, in his 60s, was killed Tuesday evening when struck by a car as he walked along an unlighted section of 10th Ave. S. in Great Falls. Cascade County Coroner, Dr. C. E. Magner, said Wallace ap­ parently was killed instantly by the impact, his body sliced in half. He said the driver of the car, a Malmstrom Air Force Base air­ man, was treated at the base hospital for minor injuries. The identity of the airman was not released. The accident occurred in the same area where two young men were killed last fall as . they at­ tempted to cross the avenue on an unlighted “ mini-bike” and “ go- kart.\ Auxiliary Tea Friday Afternoon The annual Barrett Hospital Auxiliary tea will take ■ place Friday at the Venture Room in the Hotel Andrus from 2 to 5 p.m. with proceeds to be used in equipping the new hospital. Mrs. Nancy Johnsorf, chairman for,the tea; .urges all area residents who possibly can, to drop in and said all support will be' ap­ preciated. business, was sixth among retailing companies in the nation with 1969 sales of $2.7 billion. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marcor, Inc., of Chicago, also named in the proposed complaint. Spiegel, which operates only on a mail order basig, bad sales of $320 million in 1968. The FTC’s proposed complaint contends Montgomery Ward catalogues failed to disclose how the balance is computed for figuring finance charges, failed to tell customers who take out special mortgages to finance home im­ provements that they have three days to cancel the transaction, and failed to disclose credit terms on required minimum payments for catalogue items. The complaint alleges also Montgomery Ward’s advertised claim that no monthly payments would be required on an item until a certain date misled customers into believing finance charges would not be imposed until the first installment came due. Actually, the FTC said, finance charges are imposed monthly after the first 30 days. The complaint against Spiegel charges the firm sold credit life insurance to new customers without obtaining the required permission of the customer, failed to disclose on statements the date by which payment must be made to avpid finance charges and misled credit customers as to the method of computing finance charges. Although Spiegel advertises offers of free trials o f merchandise and of 25 per cent discounts to the general public, persons ordering merchandise under such offers .must satisfy the firm’s credit requirement before merchandise is sent to them, the complaint said. Under FTC procedures, both firms may negotiate a voluntary settlement. Should the firm s contest the allegations, a hearing examiner would weigh the evidence and recommend a formal decision by the commission. Commission orders can be contested in federal appeals courts. Havre Girl Satisfactory After Kidney Transplant SEATTLE (AP) — A 10-yearold Havre, Mont., girl whose medical plight touched the hearts and pocketbooks of her home town, was reported in satisfactory condition in a Seattle hospital Tuesday after a delicate kidney transplant operation. Residents of Havre, a winter- toughened community which sits astride the northern Montana plain called the Hi-Line, raised $13,700 in six days to pay for the operation for Cathy Jo Lazier. Tuesday, Cathy Jo received a kidney from her sister, Mrs. Frank Brien, also of Hayre. Mrs. Brien said last week she felt she had ('been gifted to do this for Cathy but I’d be willing to do this for anybody.\ In December Cathy Jo’s family . \ • 9SK • iftt Members of Ufe Beaverhead County High School vocational education class on electricity display demonstration boards. (Front row, left to right) Clifford^Meine, Tom McLaren and Dan Arbour. (Middle row) Walt Brown, John Buck, Jeff Drivdahl and Tracy Grigg. (Back) Don Grayson and^pteve Williams. V o c a t i o n E d u c a t i o n W e e k O b s e r v e d five to 30 per cent of our high school graduates com p lete a college education. This leaves 70 to 75 per cent of the children without an employable education, with the exception of a small percentage that attend a one or two-year post- seeondary-aehool.- ... . — Regulations under this amend­ ment require that an advisory council be established at all levels to aid in the planning and evolution of the vocational education program. An advisory council was established for BCHS vocational education department Dec. 17, 1970. The individuals serving on this council are Paul Stahl, Jr., Clay Anders, Fred (Buster) Brown, John Maki, Mrs. Helen Andrus, Ron Wagner and Gile Mitchell. Four areas, of instruction are taught at BCHS under the vocational education program. They are business education, home economics, trades and industry and agriculture. The rate of reimbursement from the state and national agencies varies depending upon the following factors: man power needs, vocational education needs, ability to pay, excess costs, economically depressed areas and demonstration and pilot projects. The rate of reimbursement for BCHS last year was 20 per cent. This reimbursement isn't made until the following year and proof must be established that the money was actually spent for vocational education. Explosion Rocks Plant NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - An explosion which shook a 27-block area and shattered windows for miles around ripped through a chemical plant early today. Three persons were missing. Four others sustained minor injuries. Among the three missing was Walter Gilewicz of Irvington, N.J., owner of the Radon Chemical Corp., where the blast occurred. The, company foreman said Gilewicz and two employes, Mark Marcianick and Gene Sowul, both of Jersey City, were believed to have been in the plant at the time of the blast. Police said the cause of the explosion had not been deter­ mined. The plant’s two brick buildings were destroyed. The firm manufactures chemicals used in making penicillin. Four persons from homes ad­ jacent to the chemical company were taken to St. James Hospital for treatment and were released. The week of Feb. 7 through 13 has been designated as National Vocational Education Week. In celebration of this event the vocational education department of Beaverhead County High School wishes to infoi% the public of the program - o n -the loeal -level; ac­ cording to the coordinator of the department, Larry Lakner. According to Lakner, since the passage of the 1968 Vocational Education Act many changes have taken place in vocational education at the national, state and local levels. Vocational education is now being strongly emphasized due to the needs of the nation’s work force and the needs of children. Twenty- G e o r g e W o u l d H a v e W a n t e d I t T h a t W a y Presidents’ Day, the newly- designated national holiday, falls on Monday, Feb. 15, and will be observed by most Dillon businesses. Beaverhead County High School and the schools of District 10 will have no holiday, with classes as usual both Friday (Lincoln’s birth­ day) and Monday. Buses will run on the regular schedule and the hot lunch program will be in operation. The Dillon Post Office will be open for business as usual Friday, but will be closed Monday, ac­ cording to Bruce Watters, post­ master. The Beaverhead County Court House employes will have a four- day vacation, closing at 5 p.m. Thursday and opening for business again Tuesday morning at 8. The liquor store will be closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Dillon banks will observe the legal holiday Monday, however, they will be open for business as usual Friday. The Tribune-Examiner will' join most other retail businesses and offices in the Monday observance of Presidents’ Day. Kentucky Cash Market, Johnson’s Hi-Way Market and Safeway will remain open for business. ...\ thought the operation, necessitated by a potentially fatal kidney disease, would be impossible since her father was unable to Work because of a heart condition. But Havre residents heard of the family’s plight and initiated a fund­ raising drive which steamrolled into an overnight success. Radio stations auctioned off old coins, students held benefit dances and private individuals con­ tributed generously toward the $13,350 goal doctors at the University of Washington Medical Center said must be met to pay for the operation. Cathy Jo, < Mrs. Brien and her mother, Mrs. Raymond Lazier, flew to Seattle laBt Wednesday and were greeted by representatives of the Seattle Jaycees. « L l l - V Special Program A special program, under the direction of Mrs. Mae K. Young, will take place at Parkview North elementary school Friday af­ ternoon at 2:30 in the special education room. Mrs. Young said the program would' b e of particular interest to those interested in special education, itS; accomplishments and difficulties/:' LOS ANGELES (AP) - Au­ thorities kept a wary eye on a cracked reservoir dam and probed wreckage of a ruined hospital for bodies today in the wake of an earthquake that dealt death and destruction to Southern California. Forty-four deaths were reported, nine o f them heart attack victims. More than 1,000 persons were reported injured. Officials said 15 persons were missing, some buried in the rubble of two collapsed buildings at a Veterans Administration hospital in the hard-hit west end of the populous San Fernando Valley. ' Twenty-five bodies had been found in the hospital wreckage; 45 persons were rescued. Governor Unhappy: Dunkle HELENA (AP) - Gov. Forrest H. Anderson says he hopes Fish and Game Department Director Frank Dunkle runs for governor. Anderson, in an interview, said he has not yet decided whether to accept the resignations of the five- man Fish and Game Commission, a mass proposed exodus sparked by the governor’ s continuing dismay with the controversial Dunkle. Anderson, a Democrat, said a proposed legislative amendment that would leave the Fish and Game Department as an inde­ pendent agency under executive reorganization is \the legislature’s business if it wants to set Fish and Game off like some God-like thing.” \But if he (Dunkle) gets this awful authority,” Anderson said, “ let him run for governor. I hope he does run. That will solve the whole problem. “ Maybe we’ve found a messi- ah.” On the commission resignation, Anderson said he would not make a decision until the legislature decides Fish and Game’s status under Anderson’s pet executive reorganization program. Anderson said he would, decide whether to accept or reject the resignations after the 42nd Legislature decides how the.Fish and Game Director will be^ appointed and what authority the j6f> will carry. “ If the legislature makes them (the com m issioners) non­ functional, I’lr accept the resig­ nations,\ Anderson said. He said he told the commis­ sioners early last year that he would not get involved in their attempt to remove the director, and would have their resignations if they tried and failed. Anderson said the news media has been responsible for making his disagreements with Dunkle into a personality clash. “ I like Frank,” he said, “ and he’s an able administrator.” The governor said, “ This is a matter of principle. If they want to run Fish and Game as a sort of fiefdom—and the legislature wants them to—let them do it. But I have some real serious reservations Continued on page 3 Grant Riders Place at Spencer Ned Wellborn and Toby Shew of Grant placed second in the 45-mile cross-country snowmobile races at Spencer, Idaho during the past weekend. A powder-puff 25-mile cross­ country was also held, with DeEsta Wellborn and Jessie Shew, also of Grant, placing third and fourth, respectively. So heavy and so interlocked were huge chunks of concrete from the virtually leveled three-story structures that rescuers said it might be another day or more before all victim s could be reached. Although cries of “ Help me! Help m e !” could be heard Tuesday night, authorities said there was little likelihood of more survivors being found. The bodies of five -persons were extricated in the night and early morning hours. Nestled on a slope covered with trees and brush and overlooking a vast section of middle and upper- middle-class Los Angeles homes, the Van Norman Dam showed two cracks 20 feet long and 18 inches wide. An earthquake Tuesday caused half of a 3,000-foot concrete apron to slip into one of the dam’s twin reservoirs. Police Chief Edward Davis or­ dered evacuation although the city water and power department, which operates the dam, said there would be no leakage unless there was another earthquake. “ I have issued an order to my men to not save anyone who doesn't want to be saved,” Davis said. Police in patrol cars, using bullhorns, sped through the area telling residents to leave. Some valley dwellers spent the night at evacuation centers set up at three high schools. Others stayed with friends. Only street lights burned in the evacuated, sealed-off area. Officials said they would have the dam drained to a safe level by tonight. Pumps were used to discharge water into Bull Creek, eventually feeding the valuable drinking water into the Pacific Ocean. When the earthquake struck there was 3.6 billion gallons of water in the larger of the reser­ voirs. On Dec. 14, 1963, a break in the Baldwin Hills Dam 20 miles south of the valley spilled about 2.3 billion-gallons of water, killing five persons and destroying 64 homes. Most of the lowlands homes nearest the dam cost $40,000 and up, a city official said. They are in the bedroom communities of Granada Hills, Northridge, Mis­ sion Hills, Reseda, Canoga Park and Van Nuys. Robert Noel, a dam custodian whose home is at the base of the reservoir, declined to evacuate his family. \If it hasn’t busted yet, I don’t think it will,” Noel said. Officials estimated damage to the 60-year-old dam at $12.2 mil­ lion. L a d y E l k s H o l d P o t l u c k H e r e T u e s d a y Lady Elks of Dillon will hold their annual potluck dinner and card party Tuesday evening at the Elks Club, to begin at 7 o’clock. The annual dinner is one of the highlights of the year, when husbands are invited to attend for a social evening. Women are reminded that all wives, widows, sisters and mothers of Elks in good standing are eligible to join the organization and are cordially invited to do so, the president Zelma Morrison said, with meetings held the third Tuesday of each month, September through May. Marie Carlson is chairman of the potluck dinner committee, with Zelma Morrison, Elizabeth San­ born, Lyda Nelson, Donna Rankin, Ruth Heikkila and jyouise Shafer as members. They have asked that all food be at the Elks Club by 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. MISS KARLA KNOX MISS JULIE BERNARD Girls Staters Named at L ima LIMA— Miss Julie Bernard has been selected as delegate to Girls State from Lima High School for 1971. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bernard. , 1 : Julie has been a cheerleader for three years, has been a class officer and is active in the pep club and drill team. She was homecoming queen in the 1970-71 year, and has maintained a good Scholastic record. Her • hobbies are snowmobiling, siding and sewing, , Miss Karla Knox was selected as alternate and is the daughter o f Mr* , and Mrs. Carl Knox of Dell. Karla has also.had a good scholastic recordn, and has'been an active member of pep club; drill team and rifle club/Hbt“.,^ hobbies are skiing, sewing and horse back ridirlg. Karia is on .the:st.uueftts:i' council this year. 1 1' . ■* v ' . . 1 3 , ' ...... ....

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