Sanders County Ledger (Thompson Falls, Mont.) 1959-current, October 15, 1959, Image 2

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• The revelations before the House of Representatives sub- committee. investigating tele- vision quiz shows are sickening. It is appalling that a major network, the National Broadcast- ing Co., would foster such a fraud on the American people. The network with its crooked quiz shows has taken the at- titude that the American people are a bunch of kids. It's sickening to think that the quiz show producers have so little faith in the public that they feel they must dupe the viewer—and even worse, when confronted with charges of fraud, to stand up before television cameras and lie to us about it. You may recall that Jack Berry, quizmaster on the now defunct Twenty -One, told the American people shortly after the first charges of fixes were made, that there was nothing to the rumors, that no contestant had been told any answers in advance. After its degrading perform- ance on the quiz shows, the tele- vision industry deserves all the criticism being hurled at it. It has not treated the American viewer as an adult. Work fascinates some people. They can sit and look at it for hours. Babcock Serves On Kaimin Staff Jon Babcock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Babcock, served on the staff of the Kaimin, Mon- tana State university student daily, while attending the Mon- tana Interscholastic Editorial As- sn. meeting at MSU Thursday and Friday. MIEA stuctpnts published the Friday edition of the Kaimin. Babcock had an article appear on the front page of Friday's edition. Draws Fine C. Weismandel was fined $200 plus costs in justice court on a DWI charge. V. , ••••• 04111111 ...M.•••••••.•. , •.•1111..”..M1=4.4•4•411•104•14 4•4.41011.0.1E.04.101•4•14 More Time For Farming When You Pay By Check! Time is money when run- ning a farm. Making time consuming trips to town can be eliminated when you pay bills by check. Do you have a Check- ing Account? It's a great convenience for you. 2—SANDERS COUNTY LEDGER Thursday, Oct. 15, 1959 SANDERS COUNTY LEDGER K. N. EGGENSPERGER Editor and Publisher THOMPSON FALLS, MONTANA NATIONAL EDITORIAL A 59) C5k T I SUSTAINING MEMBER • Published every Thursday at Thompson Falls, Montana, county seat of Sanders county. Entered as second class matter March 3. 1906. under the Act of Congress. March 9, 1879. Montana i ZSTATE PRESS F. ?:ASSOCIATION tr 2 -'19591 SUBSCRIPTION RATE One Year in Sanders County $3.00 Six Months in Sanders County $1.75 One Year Outside County $3.50 Six Months Outside County $2.0C All subscriptions payable in advance) ••••-•-•41-4141 4 1 - 41 - 41•••• - •••• - • - le - • 1 1_IEIDICE1? I_INIES By K. A. E. 410•••-*•••••••••••••••••••-•*••••••••• A porch swing has swayed many a young gal. Although Doc Rosdahl and his better half drove 700 miles (one way) last weekend for an ante- lope, nobody can say Doc didn't get any shootin'. He shot 15 times. \Speedy devils, aren't they,\ commented Doc. Frank Gummer says he's head- ing back up toward Cube Iron mountain opening day. He's going after that grizzly that gave him so much trouble a few weeks back. \I'm mad at him,\ says Frank. Of course, if he sees an elk in between time, he won't object. Good catches still are being re- ported by anglers in the Noxon Rapids lake. Some claim the trout being caught range up to 16 inches. Next year really ought to be something. Results this year, coming so closely after the rehabilitation program only a year ago, have been outstand- ing and beyond expectations. 0. J. Murray reports the boys at Trout Creek run an honest turkey shoot. He got a turkey in three trys on the fill -the -circle game—quite a contrast to the 10 to 15 chances he has taken in past years on Larson's skin game without winning a thing. He says he believe Larson's game is rigged just like the TV quiz shows. For three years he and the rest of the kitchen went turkey -less, but this year at the Thompson Falls shoot, Murray, Dick Davis and Dr. Richard Thiegs all collected. Wilbur Vaught is laying the latest claim to the title of \cham- pion spud grower.\ He's got three whoppers on display at Motors Garage. \I may not be able to raise the most potatoes in a single hill, but I can grow the biggest,\ claims Wilbur. 1 Established In 1906 L ..........___________. HONORABLE MENTION—This new Highway 10A bridge across the Clark Fork river at Trout Creek received honorable mention in the an- nual competition sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, the national or- ganization representing the structural steel. fabricating industry. The bridge was in a class for bridges with fixed spans under 400 feet and costing more than $500,000. A Georgia bridge took first place in this division. PARENT - TEACHER TALKS SET FRIDAY AT NOXON by Mrs. Helen Jenkins NOXON—Parent-teacher con- ferences will be held at the Nox- on school Friday beginning at 9 a.m. These conferences in pre- vious years have been quite suc- cessful from the standpoint of bringing a closer relationship between parents, students and teachers. All parents are urged to attend. Suggested times will run alp- habetically according to last flames. However, if the suggest- ed time is not convenient for parents, teachers will be glad to interview anyone at any time. Parents desiring to confer with Supt. Dark L. Hemmy or Mr. Forker are asked to do so in the morning because they will leave about 2 p.m. for the foot- ball game. 34 At Sunday School The Community Methodist church Sunday school had an at- tendance of 34 children Sunday according to Mrs. Frank Esler, Sunday school superintendent. Mrs. Earl Dean is in charge of the kindergarten class and is planning to present the story of the creation with the aid of flannel graph pictures to the group next Sunday. The primary class, taught by Mrs. Bill Wood, is making fri- endship books illustrating fri- endly service which people do for others. Mrs. Frank Esler's junior class will have as its project the study of books of the Old Testament and will make condensed ver- sions of them and complete a miniature library. Mrs. Margaret Korey teaches the adult class. Noxon Briefs The Noxon Red Devils play Charlo at Ronan under the nights Friday evening. A birthday dinner complete with cake and several lovely gifts and honoring Mrs. Hans Pederson was held recently at her home south of Trout Creek. Among those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Whitney and son, Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Pederson, Marie Pederson, Ral- eigh Purcell and Orville and Judy Pederson. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Helms of Thompson Falls sent a gift but were unable to attend. Merle and Dick Jenkins, Bur- ton Miner and Bill went antelope HERON - - The dance put on by the Cab- inet Happy Hillbillies club at the Heron gym Saturday night was well attended. Music was fur- nished by Mr. and Mrs. Ray L. Fitchett and Harold Wilson. Mrs. Don Saint, Mrs. Bob Saint and Mrs. K. J. Miller of Thomp- son Falls visited Mrs. Jesse W. Lee Thursday. E. M. Hagler and son, Billy, of Clark Fork visited friends here Saturday. Miss Sharon Shields, who is attending Kinman Business un- iversity in Spokane spent the weekend at her home here. Mrs. Hones Behmerwohld and Mrs. Everet Behmerwohld drove to Thompson Falls on business Thursday. Herbert A. Tillapaugh drove to Spokane Saturday on busi- ness. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jones left Wednesday for Salt Lake !City to attend a convention of the Latter Day Saints church. hunting last weekend near Fort Benton. They returned Monday night with four nice bucks. Mr and Mrs. Elwood Norton called at the Paul McKee home recently en route to their home in Anaconda from Libby. They had gone to meet their new granddaughter, whose father, David Norton, is music instruct- or at Libby. Mrs. McKee said they are friends of some 30 years. Mrs. Bill Elmquist accompani- ed her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Jamison to Missoula Sat- urday. License Issued A marriage license was issued Oct. 10 by Clerk of Court James H. Smith to Gary J. Yeaw of Priest River, Ida. and Arlene Joyce Cain of Newport. Wash. SPECIAL FEEDER SALE We expect a good run of all kinds of feeder cattle. Sponsored by Bonner Co. Cattlemans Associa- tion. Phone CO 3-3523. Sandpoint Livestock Auction Sandpoint, Idaho Witnesses Invited To Convention The Thompson Falls congre- gation of Jehovah's Witnesses has been invited to attend a three-day convention Nov. 27-29 at the Pullman, Wash., High school auditorium, E. K. Stanfill, presiding minister of the local congregation, said today. The program for the conven- tion will be arranged by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, and dele- gates from 21 congregations in northern Idaho and northwest- ern Montana will participate in the assembly arrangements and program. The theme of the as- sembly is \Doing the Divine Will.\ Particular stress is ex- pected to be placed on the teach- ing activity of Jehovah's Wit- nesses. Winners Listed Miss Patty Craft won the cake offered at the drawing Sunday at the open house at Lela's Bake shop. Harold Whitney won an ap- ple pie as a door prize. A large crowd attended the open house. Guests were served coffee and maple bars and balloons given to children. Sponsored by Trout Creek P. T. A. Hallowe'en Masquerade DANCE SAT., Oct. 31st Trout Creek Community Hall Admission: $1 Supper: 35c THE TROUT CREEK COMMUNITY WISHES TO THANK ALL community residents and other participants in our first annual Turkey Shoot. All of you helped make it a success. The Trout Creek Community They test a tankful and tell a friend! ANE really has it! Step on the gas to pass.. .and VOOM!\ New Carter Extra with MANE prevents both kinds of misfiring! Mr. Don Drury, Billings, Montana —\We've met lots of new folks on the driveway here who say their neighbors told them about Carter EXTRA.\ THE CARTER OIL COMPANY only in New Carter Extra Gasoline Motors Garage, Inc. Harold & Wilbur Vaught Your Carter Dealers Thompson Falls

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