The Ekalaka Eagle (Ekalaka, Mont.) 1923-current, December 31, 1937, Image 5

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; MAMMA (Oader Oogniy1 MONTANA THE EBALAKA EACJ,E • ' 1 , , \:1 FRIDAY, D . • • . Ekalaka Light, Power & Milling Company Ekalaka, Montana Manufacturers of Light, Power, Flour & Mill Feed We do custom grinding. Feed grinding, 10c per cwt. When You Buy Flour, Ask For \EKALAKA'S BEST\ Interesting News Items Gathered From Rural Sections Of Carter County by Eagle Correspondents. AIM 0 •INIKompo.smoon. EAST SIDE December 27, 1937. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Lenihan attended church at Ekalaka on Christmas day. Mr. and Mrs. Sherrill Farwell spent Christmas at the Kittelmann home near Ekalaka. Mrs. Boggs and her five pupils enter- tained the patrons and friends with a very nic,e program on Wednesday after- noon. School will re -open January 10. Mrs. J. F. Sumfers and son Chester had as their Christmas dinner guests Kirby Summers and family, Peter Goe- ders and family and Mr. and Mrs. Hans Lykken. Johnnie Shuffielcl is spending the vacation with his mother, Mrs. Arnold, in Ekalaka. Chester Hamilton, Jr., visited Satur- day night and Sunday at the home of his uncle, John Gross. Wayne Summers, who went from Carter county to join the navy during the World war, is now stationed at Norfolk, Va. Mr. Suinmers has been for several years chief of the recruiting office in Omaha, Nebr. and, with his family, has visited here frequently. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Swanson came from Billings to spend Christmas with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Level!. John Gross and family ate Christmas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Dewain Hul- sizer of Belltower. Other guests were Clarence Russell and daughter of Tie creek, Albert Mitchell of Belle Fourche and Edgar Smith and family. Friends of Mis.s Gladys LaPrath will be sorry to know that her condition remains about the same. She under- went an operation at the hospital at Billings for the removal of a growth from her spine, but no bnprovement has been noted as yet. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Head visited on Sunday at the Joe Shuffield home. • BOYES Dtcember 26, 1937. James Trucano was a Broadus shop- per Wednesday. Father Patrick said mass at Duncan creek Christmas morning. Mrs. James Trucano and daughter Kathleen attended midnight mass at Broadus Christmas night. James Catti returned from Lead Wednesday evening after spending sev- eral days visiting friends and attend- ing to business. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Moulton and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Moulton spent Christmas day with Mr. and Mrs. Brunson Moulton near Broadus. Mrs. Maude L. Beach and Miss Anna- belle were up from Broadus Sunday and attended Sunday school and visited relatives at Boyes. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Capra, James Trucano and the Misses Kathleen and Catherine Trucano attended the Christmas program given by the Hay creek school. The Christmas program given by the Duncan creek school was well attended Followisg the program a very pleasant eVning was spent playing cards and bingo and visiting. 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St. or R.F.D..•••••••• • • ..... 41. ...... • • •:•.11 Co • Post 0 that . • ......... ..... . ••.. • • • iv. ••• ..• ..• • . 4.1*Wro AAA. 4 Rev. Wilbur E. lVfoulton preached Stuiday afternoon at Boyes, and at the Herb Drain residenoe in the evening. At both services Mrs. Moulton sang a solo which was much appreciated. Ar- rangements were made for Mr. M.oulton to hold another service at the Drain home January 9. The pupils of the Boyes school ac- quitted themselves very credibly in the rendering of their Christmas program Tuesday evening. There was a good attendance, nearly everyone remaining for the dance which followed. The teacher, Miss Wilma Loggins, started Wednesday for Denver, Colo., where she is spending the Christmas vacation. FOSTER Decemoer 28, 1937. Quite a large number of the Foster folks gathered at the Foster school on Friday afternoon for the school play given by the children. It was a very good program for such a small school, and was highly enjoyed by all. Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Owens and Irene and Orville and Tom Peterson were guests of the John Elmore home on Christmas day, where they all very much enjoyed the very nice dinner pre- pared by Mrs. Elmore. Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Lillard and John Butler of the Bradshaw district, and SU of the neighboring families of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Parsons were guests at the Parsons home for Ohristmas eve, where they all had the pleasure of seeing old Santa himself right from the north pole. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Elmore and chil- dren were guests of the John Butler home in Ekalaka on Christmas day. They also stayed for the dance that night. Mr. and Mrs. Art Stenseth spent Christmas at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Stenseth of the Pershing district. Gentry Bush came out from Ekalaka Saturday afternoon to spend the week at the L. G. Owens home. Foster school closed on December 24 for the Christma.s vacation. t3chool will start again on January 3. CAPITOL December 26, 1937. Iola Hunder returned home Monday morning. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Melum are the proud parents of a baby girl born at Belle Fourche the 19th. She will answer to the name of \Virginia Hazel.\ John O. Johnson and son made a trip to Belle Fourche Tuesday. Charlie Odell came out from Belle Fourche with B. M. Melum and son Malvin 'Tuesday. Luther Waterland and Carrie Overn made a trip to Belle Fourche Tuesday. Bernt Hunder called at M. O. Melum's Wednesday. Rev. Anderson conducted services on Christmas day. Oscar Simenson spent Christmas eve at the Hunder home. Mrs. Lende and her pupils had their Christmas program Thursday. A program and pie social was held at the Dryfield school Thursday eve- ning. Helga Bye spent a few days at the Moncur home. Mr. and Mrs. Moncur and son, Helga Bye, Malvin Melum, B. A. Melum and daughter, Margie Melum, B. M. Melum and daughter Olive, and Oscar Simen- son spent Christmas day at the Sidney Bye home. Margie Melum came out from Stur- gis to spend Christmas with Olive Melum. RIDGWAY December 29, M7. The nice weather the last few clays has been very welcome. We are hoping for a lot more. Red Dodd, Floyd Law and Willard Ciriswold went to Elcalaka last Wednes- day. They brought the Griswold chil- dren, Mrs. Homer Eldridge, Mrtle and Tommy home for the holidays. W. G. McVicker arrived home last Wednesday evening. He came from Rio Tinto, Nev., where he has been working in a mine, t,o spend the Christmas holi- days with his family. He will return to his work in a few days. He will go by train, as he found snow and very icy roads on his journey home in his car. R,ed Dodd took Mrs. Ridgway to Elcalaka last 'Thursday. We are sorry to hear of Leo's condition. Irvin Richards moved his sheep from Cabin creek to his home place last week. We received the news a few days ago that Al Huber and Miss Sabra Fry were married. We extend congratulations. Gerald Johnston went to Elcalaka last Friday. Max Hedges and family spent Christ- mas at the Carl Burch home. C. R. Moseley and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Johnston, Warren and Walter took Christmas dinner with Ellis Burch and family. R. O. Burch and family spent Christ- mas with Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Major. W. G. McVioker and family were dinner guests at Carl Burch's Christmas da,y. They, with Dave Ewalt, Crystal, Max and June, all went to Ekalaka that night to the dance. They report a very enjoyable time. The Joe Gross family entertained company Christmas day. Gerald Johnston went to Belle Four- che Monday to have his tonsils re- moved. We hope he gets along fine. Ellsworth Gross is assisting with the work at the Edwin Taylor home while Edwin Is away. Miss Anderson and Miss Martin re- turned Monday. They start their schools today. Several of the neighbors are getting reedy to put up ice. The ice is very nice this winter, and from 12 to 16 inches thick. George Weigle was a passenger on the mail car Monday morning. Frank Jensen went to Eicalaka for Christmas. Mr, and Mrs. Tom Mahnken came out from Belle Fourche Tuesday. N. G. Douglas went t,o Camp Crook Monday. CHALK BUTTES Deoember 27, 1937. Yes, we had a white Christmas. It was plenty cold too, The trees and ev- erything else was covered with a thick frost and made it look right up to the yuletide spirit. Even though times still seem hard and the money situation pressed, every- one seemed to receive their share of Santa's gifts. One thing most folks boa.sted of a bountiful feed on Christ- mas day. Members of the Schultz family took the teacher, 1VIrs. Cummings, to Craige Pyles home on Saturday morning where she took the stage to Ekalaka to spend the vacation days until January 3. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Cooper and chil- dren visited Sunlay the 26th at the 'Frank Laird home. They found the snow deep enough to cause a burned out clutch enroute. James Keith, while returning from a trip t,o 011ie on Thursday had the mis- fortune of burning out a =meeting rod in his International truck near his place. A broken oil pipe caused the damage. Mr. Keith was making ar- rangements on Monday at the Griffin home to go to Baker and get the re- pairs so he may fix up the truck and take his family back to Spearfish so they may ent,er school there again on January 3 after spending the holidays here. Pod Wash was calling at the James Keith home Sunday. The Washes have moved into the breaks southeast of the Keith ranch with their own and San - don's sheep to look after during the winter. Mark Bearrow was calling at the Jim Keith home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fine,s Be,arrow and Lillian went in a sled t,o the Joluisten home on Cabin creek on Sunday where Fines will assist in putting up ice and Mrs. Bearrow and LiWan will visit and take a vacation from home duties and school. Jack Pearce and the Purdums were guests Christmas day at the home of Johnnie Johnston's. A \Repeat\ Sale Traveling Salesman—May I show you my samples, sir? If you remem• ber, I executed your last order with promptitude and dispatch. Important Person—I gave you no ader. Traveling Salesman—Pardon, sir; you said, \Get out,\ and I got.—I0x- cha nge. Early Veterinarians Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome had veterinarians. But then they concerned themselves with horses, the only animals deemed valuable enough to merit medical care. Most important to the ancients were their armies, and horses composed a big part of their armies. The first col- lege for veterinarians was estab- lished in France in 1781; in America almost a century later. Then came the machine age, and horses lost their value. Veterinarians became fewer.and fewer. But the recent in- crease of valued pet dogs and cats saved the profzssion. Veterinarians have their own medical association, and must study three or four years in a recognizcd college to become members. Stulent \vets\ study all domestic animals, but often special- ize in one, or even one breed of dogs. \The Petticoat Candidate\ Gen. William Henry Harrison, first Ohio president, was called \the petticoat candidate\ during his hard cider campaign of 1840, and here's how the nickname started: Before the battle of the Thames, several , Indians, friends of the Americium, told Harrison that the British general, Proctor, had prom- ised his Indian allies that he would turn Harrison over to them if the American general was captured. In turn, Harrison replied that if Proc- tor was captured, he would hand him over to the Indians on the American side. so that they could dress him like a squaw. For this courageous response, a group of ladies presented Harrison with a petticoat that might be used as a starter if Proctor was captured, and later his opponents tried to make something out of this by label- ing him \the petticoat candidate.\ \Stink Birds\ Found only in northern South America, hoatzins (also called hoactzins) resemble pheasants, are brilliantly colored in olive, brown, buff and yellow. They exhale such a strong odor natives dub them \stink birds.\ Relics of prehistoric times, they are gradually losing their power of flight. Rounded, stub- by wings permit them to flit only from branch to branch. They live near rivers and lakes, yet do not eat flsh, but instead munch leaves and fruit. If the adult hoatzin is strange, the baby is even more so. Before it can fly nt all, it climbs trees with sharp claws in the ends of undeveloped wings. It is also an excellent swimmer. Both these abilities are lost, however, as it grows up. Knights Templar Dates Back to the Middle Ake' The 1Cnights Templar or Knights of the Temple mentioned in Ivanhoe was one of the great military reli- gious orders of the Middle ages. Or- ganized in the year 1118, during the Crusades, to aid in the defense of Jerusalem, they called themselves the Order of Poor Knights of Christ, or Knights of the Temple of Solo- mon, from their headquarters in Jerusalem. They grew to be one of the most powerful organizations in Europe, and their great wealth aroused the jealousy and cupidity of princes. Finally in 1312 the order was suppressed and their property was seized, largely by the French and English kings. The present Knights Templar is a Masonic fraternity, notes a writer in the Detroit News. The Ameri- cana encyclopedia states that the tradition that the \Baldwin En- canniment,\ which up to the middle of the Nineteenth century had been conceded to be the witness that Masonic ICnights Templars were de- scendants of the , Knights of the Cru- sades, is not accepted. Its earliest accredited document bears date 20 December 1780. The first reference to the 1Cnights Templars as allied to Masonry is dated 1769. The theory is that a connection existed between the chiv alric order of Knights Templar and the fraternity of Operative Masons in medieval times, because bodies of skilled workmen erected the Templar strongholds in the Holy Land and their churches and prior- ies in Scottish Masonry of the trans- mission of the chivalric degrees ev- er since the execution of the last Grand Master of the Templars, Jacques de Molai, in 1314. Iceland Island Settled in Part by Irish Monks Iceland, an island in the north Atlantic, has an area of 39,709 square miles, nearly equal to that of Kentucky. It is built up of vol- canic rocks, pierced by fjords and gorges, creating rugged but beauti- ful scenery. Glaciers are numerous, the largest being Vatna, which rises 8,400 feet above sea level. The island was settled in part by Irish monks toward the end of the Eighth century, the Northmen com- ing 100 years later. Between 930 and 1284, relates a writer in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Iceland was an independent republic, but by the \Old Treaty\ of 1263 the country recognized the rule of the king of Norway. In 1381, Iceland, together with Norway, came under the rule of the Danish kings, but when Norway was separated from Denmark in 1814, Iceland remained under the rule of Denmark. Since December 1, 1918, it has been ac- knowledged as a sovereign state, and is united with Denmark only through the identity of the sover- eign. During June and July there is practically no night in Iceland. The sun goes down for a few minutes at midnight, but soon rises again. Cattle raising is the leading occupa- tion of the island. Sheep, of which millions are raised, are diminutive in size, their fleece being very thick. The country has long been fa- mous for its culture and literary activities. Strange Toads From Brazil Among the curious aquatic crea- tures in the aquarium of the London zoo are the Pipa toads from the swamps of Northern Brazil. Their heads are triangular in shape and as flat as half-crown pieces. Their \fingers\ are long and slender and terminate in star -shaped tips, while the toes are so broadly webbed that, when extended, they resemble half - opened umbrellas. Their eggs, re- ports a London paper, up to about a hundred in number, are deposited, with the help of the male, upon the back of the female, where they sink into the skin, which, during the breeding season, is spongy and yielding. The cavities so formed become covered after a few days with a horny lid. Nearly three months later the young toads lift up the lids and emerge as perfect little toads. Old Fort Strategic \Key to our province\ was the term often applied to Cockspur is- land, at the mouth of the Savanah river, by Sir James Wright, royal governor of Georgia. The strategic- al position of the little island early led to its fortification, the first such defense being built in 1761, reports the Interior department. The struc- ture was commenced in 1829 and ranks as one of the best preserved of the brick fortresses along the Atlantic coast constructed during the early half of the Nineteenth century. It was named Fort Pulaski, in honor of the gallant Pole, Count Casimir Pulaski, who fell at the Battle of Savannah, in 1779, during the war of the American Revolution. Most Primitive Indians The Seminoles, the most primitive Indians in the country, live on small islands of about an acre that rise above the water of the Florida Ev- erglades. They hunt and fish in long, narrow canoes which they pole through the labyrinthine waterways. Their houses have no walls, but con- sist merely of platforms canopied with palmetto leaves. Their fires burn continuously. They are made of trunks of cypress trees which radiate from the fire like spokes from a hub, and are gradually pushed into the burning center. 5LIPPING ALCM \See here, Madame, why don't you sprinkle ashes on your sidewalk?\ \Because I don't want to deprive my family of any pleasure. You have no idea how it amuses the children to see how people fall down.\ • A Bad Spell Ilall—I bet I can give you a word you can't spell. Sharpe—I bet you can't. \Very well, how do you spell 'need,* meaning to need bread?\ \Knead of course.\ \Wrong.\ \Wrong? Meaning to knead breid you said, didn't you?\ \Yes.\ \Well it's knead.\ \Not at all, you knead dough, but: you need bread.\ NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION Department of the Interior, General Land Office at Billings, Montana. December 21, 1937. Notice is hereby given that Steve J. Liss, of Alzada,, who, on Oc- tober 8, 1931, made Orig. El. R. Hd. E., Act December 29, 1918, No. 033432, for Lots 3, 4, 8 1 / 2 NW%, Sec. 4; Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S 1 / 2 N%, 8E%, Section 5, Township 7 S., Range 58 E., Principal Meridian, Montana, has filed notice of intention to make Final Proof, to establish claim to the land above described, before H. R. Straiton, Clerk of the District Court, at Broadus, Montana, on the 3d day of February, 1938. Claimant names as witnesses: George Noun, Clara Fruit, William Carren, and Hilda Davis, all of Alzacla, Montana. WILLIAM RIDDELL, Register. 1st pub. 12 -31 -37 --5th pub. 1-28-38 ALIAS SUMMONS In the District Court of the Six- teenth Judicial District of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Carter. Lela Daubert, Plaintiff, vs. Walter Daubert, Defendant. The State of Montana Sends Greet- ings to the Above Named Defendant: You are hereby summoned to answer the complaint in this action which is filed in the office of the clerk of this court, and file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's at- torney within twenty days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to appear or anawer, judgment will be taken against you by default, for the relief dertianded in the com- plaint. The said action is brought to secure a decree of abeolute and unconditional divorce by the plaintiff from the de- fendant, upon the grounds of extreme mental cruelty, and for the care, cus- tody and control of the minor child of the parties to the said action, together with the costa and disbursements of the plaintiff, and such other relief as to the Court may seem meet and agree- able in equity. VV1TNESS my hand and Seal of said Court this 4th day of December, 1937. (Court Seal) H. B. CAMPBELL, Clerk. GORDON O. BERG, Ekalaka, Montana, Attorney for Plaintiff. 1st pub. 12 -31 -37 --4th pub. 1-21-38 NOTICE In the District Court of the Six- teenth Judicial District of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Carter. 'The Federal Lank Bank of Spokane, a corporation, Plaintiff, vs. James M. Colenum as Administrator of the Estate of Mary A. Durkee (sometimes written as Mary Durkee e.nd Mary K. Durkee), Deceased; Christian Anderson, a wid- ower; Louis Sterns and Violet Sterns, husband and wife; and D. H. Rwssell National Farm Loan Association, a cor- poration, Defendants. To be sold at Sheriff's Sale on Fri- day, the 7th day of January, 1938, at ten o'click A. M. of said day, at the front door of the Courthouse in Eka- laka, Carter County, Montana, to the highest bidder for cash the following described real propert ysituate in the County of Carter, and Siete of Mon- tana, to-vrit: The West Half of the Southeast Quarter, the f3outheast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section Ten, the West Half of the Southwest Quarter, the Northeast Quarter of the 13outhwest Quarter, the East Half of the North- west Quarter of f3ection Eleven, Town- ship One North, Range Fifty-slx, East of the Montana Principal Meridian; and All water and water rights used upon or appurtenant to said property and however evidenced; Together with all and singular the tenements, hereditament.s and appurt- enances thereunto belonging or in any- wise appertaining; Dated at Ekelaka, Montana, this 15th day of December, 1937. J. B. ARMSTRONG, Sheriff. 1st pub. 12 -17-37 -4th pub. 1-7-38 NOTICE TO BOND HOLDERS Notice is hereby given that on the 1st da.y of January, 1938, the County Treasurer of Carter County, Montana will pay and redeem the following Car- ter County bonds when presented for payrnent at the County Treasurer's of- fice: No's. 1-2-3-4, Carter County Organi- 7ation bonds, 6s, dated Oct. 1, 1972, due 20 years, opt. Jan. 1, 1938, $4,000.00. No's. 1-2-3-4, Cvt:er County Land Classification bondi, 68, dated Nov. 1, 1922, due 20 years, opt. Jan. 1, 1938, $4,000.00. Further notice is hereby given that all interest upon the above listed bonds ceases on date of Jan. 1, 1938, and &IV bonds presented for payment after that date will not be subject to accrued interest. MABELLE J REIBSE, Count Trestaurer, Carter county, Montana. 12101

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