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ì v ;- r Town Council Session Mary Whitney — 684-5535 J Town Council Meets— The Town Council of Twin Huey Kozak; Outer Sentinel, Delete Bridges met Thursday evening in Pfrimmet and Manager, 'Edna the City Hall with Mayor Dan Mailey. Brown presiding. All members The annual Christmas party was were present except M. J. Lott, Jr. pltaped for Dec. 16, with a no-host Harold Smith of Sheridan and Siv lunch , and gift exchange. Seidensticker of Twin Bridges, The members enjoyed lunch at Representatives of the Soil Con- the Wagon Wheel Cafe, servation, met with the Council. VFW Sets Christmas Party After hearing their explanation, Twin Bridges-Sheridan Veterans the Council agreed to back the of Charles M. Reis Post No. 3843, R e s e a r c h C o n s e r v a t i o n Veterans of Foreign Wars will Development Project; observe its annual Christmas Larry Judd reported on the Party Dec. 18, beginning at 7:30 County Planning Board meeting p.m., C. W. Eudaily, Commander, which he attended Nov, 17, The announced. The get-together will Council plans further discussion at be held at the Twin Bridges VFW their next meeting before deciding Hall, directly across from the if they want to take part in the City- Masonic Temple on South lVIain County Plaaning Project. Street. Charles Whitney, Marshall and The evening will feature his helper, Bruce Burke, have cocktails and dinner at no cost to finished the pump house-store VFW Post and Auxiliary members, room, the fence is nearly com- partners and guests. Members pleted and installation of the gas ¡from other Posts and Units and tank and pump are nearly com- prospective members will also be pleted. A street light has been welcome, and may bring their installed in front of the project. All wives or dates, bills were ordered paid and the Rebekah Lodge- financial statement was approved. Passamari Rebekah Lodge No. Church of the Valley— 127 met in the IOOF Hall in Officers of The Church of The Sheridan Wednesday evening, Dec. Valley are Lay Leader, Mrs. 1 with Noble Grand Wesley Elser Lorene Nydapi; Administrative presiding. Marie Conklin, Board: Helen Talcott, chairman, Chairman of the United Nations Charles Miller, vice-chairman, Pilgrimage Committee reported Mrs. Lois Redman, treasurer and that the committee had held a board members: Nick Hedegaard, meeting in Twin Bridges. They Mrs. Richard Rice, Mrs. James went to the Twin Bridges and Giem, Mrs. Alfred Woods and Mrs. Sheridan High Schools and left Ed Nolte; pastoral relations information on the tour for any committee, Clarence Talcott, Mrs. member of the Junior classes who Ruth Woods and Ralph Redfield; might be interested. Council on Ministries: Mrs. Oubri Election of officers was held with Oberg, Mrs. Lois Redman, Mrs. the members nominated being Pauline Bayers, Richard Woods, elected to their respective offices. Wayve Boyd, Marilyn Magnus, Installation will be held Jan. 5, Kathy Bayers and Coralene Walsh. 1972, a special practice session will Trustees are Clarence Talcott, be held January 12 and initiation Charles Miller, Nick Hedegaard, will be held Jan, 19. Viola Giem, Wesley Boyd, Larry The members will hold their Perry, Ralph Clements, Darrel annual Christmas party Dec. 15 Torgrimson and Mrs. Richard with a gift exchange and no-host Rice. luncheon. Cameron Rust was Church of the Valley members appointed to get a tree and the who attended the Ruby Valley decorations committee appointed Parish Charge Conference at is Peggy Elser and Frances Bethany Hall in Sheridan Sunday Fenton. Husbands and wives of the afternoon to hear Charles Nolan of members are invited to the party. Missoula, District Supervisor were Peggy Elser was hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nolte, Charles Past Matrons— Miller, Wayve Boyd, Ruth Woods, Mrs. Sadie Clark and Mrs. Opal Helen Talcott and Mrs. Richard Cox were co-hostesses for the Past Rice. Matrons Thursday afternoon in the Rev. John Rice will continue as Masonic Temple. Luncheon was pastor for 1972. served at 1:30 followed by an af- VFW Auxiliary— ternoon of 500, with honors going to The Auxiliary to the Charles M. Florence Bryant, Lucille Nolte and Reis Post of the Veterans of Alta Pitcher. Other members SAIGON (AP) — Moving under an umbrella of U.S. planes and, helicopters, 6,000 South Viet namese troops launched today, their deepest penetration of eastern Cambodia in nearly a year with a North Vietnamese divisional headquarters as their target. As nightfall approached, two columns of the three-prong drive had reached the southern edges of the 75-square-mile Chup rubber Retired Vet Kills Family, Then Self SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 42-year-old Vietnam veteran, described as despondent because of constant pain from injuries, killed his wife, four children and himself today, police said. Maj. Robert Cowden, winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross as a helicopter rescue pilot, called the Satellite Beach police station at 6 a.m. to report that he had killed his entire family, officers said. When police reached the house of the retired officer, they found Cowden himself dead near the telephone. Also dead in the white, five- bedroom home were Cowden’s wife, Dora Lynn, 33, and the children—Buck, 11; Duke, 12; Camille, 5; and Lady Caroline, 10. “He was so depressed and in such constant pain,” said Mrs. James Devlin as she and other neighbors gathered to watch as ambulances carried the bodies away. “Only yesterday, they were swimming in my pool, but Maj. Cowden was so ill and in so much pain we couldn’t but feel terribly sorry for him.” The Cowdens moved here four months ago after he retired following treatment in the Brooks AFB hospital in Texas. Neighbors said Cowden was involved in two helicopter crashes in Vietnam and also had been in an automobile accident after his return to the state. It was not known which resulted in the continuing pain. plantation. One was reported only three miles from the. town of Chup, on Highway 7. There were no reports of contact . with the enemy. South Vietnamese intelligence officers said the North Vietnamese had been shifted last week from the headquarters in the plantation to help defend the Dam Be base area to the east, the ob jective of a Saigon thrust then. According to the intelligence reports, the North Vietnamese are now moving back and are along the northern edges of the sprawling plantation. South Vietnamese officers said their immediate objective was to seize the town of Chup. Chup is on the eastern batik of the Mekong river, 110 miles nor thwest of Saigon and 35 miles from the borde. The French plantation was the scene of hard fighting during the first allied invasion of Cambodia in May 1970 and again test February. The plantation has suffered heavy damage from U.S. and South Vietnamese air strikes and is virtually inoperative. The U.S. Command said American B52 bombers pounded the plantation last week, ap parently softening it up for the South Vietnamese sweep. “Large numbers of bunkers were uncovered,” an American spokesman said. “Tunnels col lapsed, and there were a great many secondary explosions, in dicating hits on fuel and ammu nition stores.” South Vietnamese officers said a defector told them the B52s wiped out a regimental headquarters and two battalions. Hie drive is a new phase of a 25,000-man offensive into eastern Cambodia begun Nov. 22 to destroy enemy supplies, disrupt com munications lines and forestall a dry-season invasion by three North Vietnamese divisions into South Vietnam. Elsewhere, fighting was re ported continuing at several po sitions around Phnom Penh, in cluding Phnom Baset, 14 miles northwest of the Cambodian capital. In South Vietnam, Viet Cong sappers made their first major attack on U.S. ground troops in Z'k months before dawn Sunday, DAILY TRIBUNE-EXAMINER Monday, December 13,1971 killing or woupding half the GIs .manning a\Hffll outpost in the deienses of Qui Nhon harbor, 260 miles northeast of Saigon. The U.S. Command said two Americans were killed, eight were wounded and four buildings and two guard towers were destroyed. Hie 25 to 30 enemy sappers got away without apparently losing a man. A U.S. Navy plane carrying 10 Americans crashed in the South China sea on a flight from the Philippines to Saigon, and all aboard were feared lost. Searching ships reported debris and mailbags about 200 miles southwest of the U.S. Navy base at Subic Bay, in the Philippines. Hie U.S. Command announced that U.S. troop strength in South Vietnam dropped by 6,600 men during the week ending last Hiursday, leaving a total of 171,700 American troops in South Vietnam. It was the biggest weekly troop cut in nearly eight months and reduced the total to the lowest since November 1965. $200,000 Fund For Alcoholics INDIANAPOLIS, Ind„ (AP) - More than $200,000 representing the first distribution of money under a 500-year investment fund started in 1921 will be released Wednesday to an Indianapolis alcoholic treatment hospital. The fund was established by a resolution of the Indiana General Assembly from the estate of Charles W. Fairbanks, a former vice president of the United States, in memory of his wife, Cornelia Gile Fairbanks. Under terms of the resolution, $50,000 was invested for a period of 500 years, with interest or income from the investment to be distributed every 50 years to a worthwhile civic purpose in In dianapolis. Hie first distribution of $207,000 will be made in ceremonies Wednesday to the new Cornelia Cole Fairbanks Memorial Hos pital. The money was earmarked for the hospital two years ago by the board of trustees which ad ministers the fund; WMC Chorus Captures Essence Of Christmas DilloB, »(Untewfca The true magnificance of Christmas was epitomized in song here last night as the Western Montana College Chorus, following the gifted baton of Director Leon Dillingham, presented its annual holiday concert in the college auditorium. The 55-member chorus opened with Jean Berger’s classic com position, “Magnificat,\ based on the Virgin Mary’s response to Gabriel’s enunciation that she had been chosen to deliver the Christ Child. Highlighting this superb presentation were solos by soprano Vicki Bowman, flutist Carte Wood and percussionist Merle Nelson, each providing a major facet in this melodic success. Handel’s “Messiah,” perhaps the most beautiful and inspiring of all Christmas music, was accorded impeccable treatment by the WMC singers, concluding with the powerful and moving “Hallelujah.\ Organ accompanist for the 45- minute program was Dr. Lawrence Andersen, a recent and talented addition to the Music Department faculty ranks. Performing in the Chorus were: Sopranos—Marie Anderson, Vicki Bowman, Sharon Field, Darlene Jurcich, Carol Kautzman, Colleen Kellogg, Patricia Lange, Pamela Lepley, Rochelle Malloy, Laura McGhee, Bonnie Patrick, Penny Pilgrim, Janet Sanders, Ann Sandstrom, Dennice Scanlon, Pamela Strupp, Jean Tarbet, and Cynthia Thomas. Tenors—James Cox, Jim Dickinson, Michael McGuire, Charles Poland, Michael Sbragia, and Robert Young. Sani-Flush wipes out germs. Sani-Flush’ Toilet Bowl Cleaner wipes out com mon household germs in 15 seconds. Disinfects, cleans, deodorizes. Altos—Shele Bergeson, Theresa Corey, Patricia Haynes, Carole Homan, Kathleen Langel, Jackie Lytton, Sandra Lytton, Lark Morris, Phyljss Murphy, Judity Nelson, Mary Nelson, Merle Nelson, Susan Osborn, Rayleen Pike, Regina Risavich, Jennie Robinson, Cindy Smith, Patricia Wehler, Karen Wetzsteon, and Linda Willoughby. Bass—Ronald Banks, Garry Blaseg, Dale Chamberlain, Terry Hagerman, Mike Miller, Alfred Minder, William O'Connor, Terry Rosin, and Alen Tower. In Conference ANGRA DO HEROISMO, Azores (AP) — President Nixon and President Georges Pompidou sat down together today to discuss Nixon’s coming trips to Peking and Moscow and the international monetary crisis. With foreign policy, monetary and trade specialists on hand to back him up, Nixon was ready for hard bargaining. Weekly Special 1965 Ford Station Wagon White with Red Interior Automatic Tran smission - Power Steering - 352 V-8 Engine - Luggage Carrier - Body clean, Motor needs a Little Work. Full Price. This Week Only Sale Price $695 Paul's Chevrolet High. 41 North Mel 2289 Clyde 2805 Rich 2920 Foreign Wars held a special present were Norma Reid, Losee irie&ihg Wednesday evening; Mrs; Hillier, Ritth Nelson, Vivian Shirley Schiller of East SuUendei'VaTTelin and Ann Reid. District 4 president wafc W&dofti&i ------- by President Mrs. Barbara Mr. and Mrs. John Donegan DeFord. Mrs. Michael Wallace and were dinner guests Thursday of daughter, Ruth, were initiated. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kaatz and Mrs. DeFord gave a report on the family at Sheridan. Other guests recent sale of “Forget-Me-Nots,” were Mr. and Mrs. Rod Hancock and announced that there would be and children of Dillon, a special meeting next week to Enjoying dinner with Mr. and complete plans for the mem- Mrs. Clarence Talcott and Debbie bership supper Dec. 18. Friday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Refreshments were served. Bert Maddox, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Royal Neighbors— Narancich and Mrs. Annie The members of Golden West Narancich. Camp, Royal Neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Hellickson and America met in the City Hall Dec. 2 children, Debbie and Rory were with Vivian Sullender, Oracle, weekend guests of her parents, Mr. presiding. Resolutions of the and Mrs. Orrin Paige, committee, Nora Morris, Betty Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Beithon and Whiting and Esther were read and Sonia moved into their new home accepted by the camp. The Charter during the Thanksgiving weekend, was draped in loving memory of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Mullins Neighbor Una Jenkins. have moved into the Beithon Officers elected are Oracle, mobile home. Lucille Nolte; Vice-Oracle, Nora Jim Kaatz who had just returned Morris; Chancellor, Irene Com- from a year’s tour of duty with the forth; Recorder, Mary Whitney; Air Force in Vietnam visiting with Receiver, Esther High; Marshal, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Betty Whiting; Inner Sentinel, John Donegan test week. $AVE-$AVE-$AVE Demo $ALE $AVE $800°° 1971 Catalina Pontiac $AVE $70000 1971 Pontiac LeMans Custom Sport Coupe $AVE $900°° 1971 Grand Prix 1971 GMC New '¿-ton V-8, 4-Speed SAVE $$— One Only 1971 GMC ’¿-Ton V-8, 4-Spd. Power Steering SAVE $$—One Only N o t h i n g P e r s o n a l ? The great thing about trains is you don't have to get involved to get the benefits. A train doesn't care. - You,can't hurt ? its feelings. But Union Pacific is involved with trains. And we care! So every once in a while we like to remind people of just how much trains do for them. Trains haul freight, mostly. And while it's hard to personally relate to \freight when you break it down into canned peas, your breakfast cereal, and that electric vibrator chair you have your eye on, \freight\ gets very personal. Most of the things you own, eat or wear, at one stage or another, came on a train. And here in the West, train means Union Pacific. • A - ' - -