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M o n t a n a Siate Library ! - r i r a ? U w o p ' Hi&TOmOAL SOCS O»- ivi ON T A/;A ‘ H E Œ K ' A GERARD TO SEEK GOP NOMINATION U.S. SENATOR Sumner Gerard Representative Sumner (Jerry) Gerard today announced his can didacy for the Republican nomin ation as the United States Senator from Montana. The Montana Rancher-Legislator said he was “Convinced that Montana must look and think ahead, or we will forfeit our potential. I intend to file for nomination to the U. S. Senate with the hope that Montana will send new blood with a fresh outlook to Washington to best rep resent all Montanans.” Married and the father of one son and four daughters, Gerard owns and operates the Bar 7 ranch on which he lives southwest o f En nis. He has served in the Army, Navy and Marine Corps. He started as a buck private in the Army Air Corps and ended ¡his service four years later as an infantry captain in the Marines. He was a para chutist, served in the North Afri can, and China, Burma theatres _of war, and received the Army Com mendation Medal and the Order of the British Empire. Largest Paid Circulation of' A n y Newspaper in Beaverhead County VOLUME NUMBER 79 DILLON, MONTANA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1959 No. 91 ORRIE TILTON PASSES AWAY IN SHERIDAN Orlando Beach (Orrie) Tilton, 83, died suddenly Tuesday night in his home in Sheridan. Mr. Tilton was born in Virginia City, Feb. 25, 1876, the son of Webster Daniel and Elvira Barbor Tilton. The funeral will be Friday at 2 o’clock in Christ Episcopal church in Sheridan with the Rev. Shepard Crim officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in Sheridan ceme tery. Arrangements were made by the Marsh Funeral Home. Mr. Tilton moved with his fam ily to Butte in 1886. He worked in the Butte mines until 191,8 ¿when he returned to -the Ruby Valley and engaged in handling until his death. v Survivors include a,' brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Spencer of »Sheridan and several nephews and nieces. HOSPITAL NOTES Barrett Hospital Admitted: Mrs. Gladys Martinell, Mrs. Patricia Jacovac, Dillon. Dismissed: Mrs. Ramona Hayes, Dillon. Butte St. James Dismissed: Judy Jill Norris, Mel rose; Melody Jane Ferguson, Wis dom. Western's Football Team Ranks High In NAIA Standings According to the final statistics from Kansas City, Western Mon tana College football squad ranked eighth in the nation in teanl total offense and fifth in team rushing offense for small colleges under the National Association of Inter collegiate Athletics. Also ranking high in the country were Mike Murphy of Harlowton, and Joe Morstein, Butte. Murphy, a hard charging fullback, averaged 84 yards a game to rank him 28th and Morstein a punter finished the season with a 40.7 yards per punt to place him 14th nationally. Birch Creek School Christmas Program The Birch Creek school pupils will'present their annual Christmas program Monday evening, Dec. 21, at 7:30 p. m. at the schoolhouse. Troop 6 met Tuesday. We made indies for Christmas«: The chair en of committees for our Christ as party gave their reports. Our irty will be held Tuesday, at Mrs. ;ewart’s house at 7:30. Wei will > caroling. Betty Ann served eats. Arlene Winn, scribe. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Steinbrecher, : Grant, were Dillon visitors Wed- jsday. x EsterbrooK pens, popular with teachers a n d students, Inter changeable points. Also pen and pencil sets. See them at The Tri bune. BULLDOGS WILL ENGAGE TEAMS IN WASHINGTON By Pete Glennie Western Montana College, with a 5-2 basketball record this season, will travel to Spokane, Wash., Fri day for a Saturday night engage ment against Whitworth College. Coach Straugh is expecting a real tough encounter as the Whit worth crew dropped a decision to the Bobcats from »Montana State College earlier this year. On Monday night the Bulldogs will tangle with Eastern Washing ton o f Cheney, another team on the Bobcat schedule. Last year West ern defeated Eastern Washington, in Kalispell, but the latest word from Washington is that the Sav ages will be stronger this year and will be frying to help Coach Reese gain his 500th win of his coaching career possibly during December. Western lived up to their pre season billing as conference fav orites as they disposed of College of Idaho in two games this past weekend, 79-62 and 72-63. Ken Jenkins, a sophomore guard from Belgrade, has been one o f the key reasons for the 5-2 record. Ken has averaged 23 points per game in his last three outings. Freshmen Mike McQuirk is improving with every game and has been a tower of strength on the boards, besides having a double figure scoring average for seven games. Large size kindergarten crayolas at The Daily Tribune. HIGH SCHOOL TOURNEY HERE THIS WEEKEND Local cage fans will get a treat this weekend when Anaconda Cen tral, Deer Lodge, Cut Bank and Dillon,, square off in a tournament át thé college gym. Two of the powers of the South west Conference, Deer Lodge and Anaconda Central will play the opening game Friday night at 7:30 p. m. Deer Lodge has shown that they will be a team to beat, as they have several early season victories in cluding a. victory over last year’s state champion Fairfield. Cut Bank, supporting an early season of 5 victories and one loss, is figured to be one of the best Class B. teams in the state this year. They have the tallest player in the state as their center. He is 6’ 11” Marvin Larsen. The Dillon Beavers and Cut fiank will play the second-game Friday night starting at 9 p. m. Saturday night’s games will feat ure the winner of Friday’s games in the championship round and the losers of Friday’s games will pair off at 7:30. There will be an advance ticket sale. Tickets may also be bought ¿it the door. FORMER NURSE HERE PASSES IN SPOKANE Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hollensteiner left today for Spokane, Wash., where they will attend the funeral of Mrs. Hollensteiner’s sister, Mrs. Lucy K. Harrold. The funeral will be held from the Ball-Dodd Funer al Parlors in Spokane on Friday and interment will be made in the cemetery there. Mrs. Harrold passed away Mon day from a heart attack at the home of her son, James O. Harrold. She had many friends here, having been a nurse at Barrett hospital in 1954-55. John Hanson Mass Friday At Sheridan John Hanson, about 60, died in Sheridan hospital Tuesday. The Rev. Patrick Stimatz will celebrate a funeral mass for Mr. Hanson Friday at 9:30 a. m. in Sheridan St. Joseph church. Burial will be in the local cemetery. Mr. Hanson had worked as a ranchhand in the Ruby Valley the last 10 years. Little was known of his background, but it is 'believed he was a native of Poland. The Marsh Funeral Home is in charge of last rites. The Club will give a free smor gasbord Saturday evening starting at 7 o’clock to which patrons and friends are invited. Harmonicas in all price ranges at The Daily Tribune. FOOTBALL AWARDS GIVEN BULLDOGS IN CEREMONY Western Montana College pre sented football awards to the 25 letter winners last week in an all school assembly. Among those re ceiving awards were co-captains Larry Varland, Harlowton and Jack Dunlap, Livingston, each for their fourth time. Others , winning an award were Jim Miller, Dillon; Jim Barber, Ronan; Pete Scott, Plains; Mike Murphy, Harlowton and Glen Har per, Roundup, all three year win ners. Receiving the award for the sec ond time were Barry White, Town send; Don Mero, Kalispell; Ben Goldie, Deer Lodge; Bob Wallace, Dillon; Ken Scally, Harlowton; Bert Deglow, Kalispell; Bud Shu man, Wolf Point; Gene McNeil, Glasgow, and Don Sutherland, Kal ispell. Winning their letter for the first time were Joe Morstein, Butte; Dave Meissner, Circle; Dick Menti, Great Falls; Pat Delger, Townsend; Larry Scovel, Kalispell; Stan Campbell, Butte; Ted Furshong, Anaconda; Dick Cosgriffe, Augus ta, and Bill Taylor, Great Falls. Christmas Program At Polaris School The Grasshopper community is invited to the Christmas program at the Polaris schoolhouse Mon day, Dec. 21, at 8 p. m. MELROSE GRANGE PUNS PARTY FOR CHRISTMAS By Joan Marie Connor The 92nd anniversary o f the Na tional Grange was observed by the members of the Melrose Grange Dec. 14. The lecturer’s program in cluded the emblem ceremony which was narrated by Ann Kearns, Joan Marie Connor, Lenore Hart, Jack Jakovac, Tom Connor, Joan Jako- vac, Ted Walker, Hugh McCul lough, Lois Connor and Dorothy Walker. The emblem ceremony explained that the Grange emblem is a seven sided shield representing the seven founders of the order. The large sheaf o f wheat in the center o f the shield signifies the Grange os a whole. The \P of H” stands for Pa trons of Husbandly which is the official name of the organization and the Grange is the name o f the individual units. Pearl McCullough read an inspir ational article on the Grange and Mary Belden gave the Grange Creed. Tom Hart recited “Boosters\ and LaReeta Maciorosld read “ Why Be Misfits?” Roll call was answer ed by items of interest about the Grange. Lecturer Ann Kearns gave copies of the year’s program and the Honor Grange check list to each family. She also led songs. The members are to bring can ned fruit, jams, and jellies to the next meeting to be given to the Soroptimist Home for Children. The Melrose Grange members also are collecting warm winter cloth ing for the needy. After Christmas, used Christmas cards will be sent to children’s homes for scrapbooks. Belva Fredrickson, Dillon, won second in the nation in the Nation al Grange crochet contest, accord ing to home economics chairman Mary Belden. Mrs. Fredrickson who was sponsored by the Melrose Grange, won with a beautiful fillet chair set. Lenore Hart was elected Pomona to replace Marion Padrotti who has moved from Melrose. Mrs. Hart I will be installed in January. The annual Christmas parly will bo Dec. 20 beginning at 5 p. m. It will be a potluck supper for the families. LaReeta Macioroski served freshments. re- THE WEATHER Wednesday: High 38, Low 26. Today: Low 20. Prediction: Partly cloudy, little temperature change. Diaries at Daily Tribune. Cardwell Funeral At Billings Friday Afternoon The funeral o f Franklin B. Card- well will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from Smith's Funeral Home in Billings the Daily Tribune has been informed. Interment will be made at Billings. BIBLE THOUGHT FOR TODAY “Mary said, My soul doth mag nify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.” (Luke 1:46-47, 49). * ---------------------------- Fireproof safety boxes. Tribune. MARY, WORTH’S FAMILY NOT A SOUND A IL NIGHT FROM THE ATTIC. PA N Ü T H IN K WE OUGHT TOHAVETHE POLICE, O R THE FIRE DEPARTMENT BREAK IN! S * * *