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• dance hours. Catholic church. when Miss Pauline Lucille Ducharme vs. Wilbur Ducharme. Blomberg became the bride of Michael The couple were at Poison. in May. 1930, POPPY SALES GOOD The plaintiff charges wilful neglect and Murphy. jr More than 1.100 \Buddy Poppies\ were sold here last Saturday when the The simple but pretty ceremony was asks the custody of their two minor performed by Rev. Father William children. °Matey, in the presence of only a few Letters of Administration Granted Immediate relatives and friends of the A petition for letters of administra- bride and groom. Attending the couple non, in the Matter of, the estate of were Miss Isabelle Jensen and Tom Monett Gillette, came on for hearing Poppy sale from the Saturday previous. Browne. Tuesday, before James Harbert. clerk After the ceremony a wedding break- of court. acting in the absence of the • Kiwanis Club Will • fast was served by the bride's mother. judge. The letters were issued to L, I. Mrs. Margaret- Blomberg. Seated with Wallace and his bond fixed at $300. S ponsor Shows To the newly-weds and Mrs. Blomberg were Mr. and Mrs. Mark Jensen. Miss Filing of nominating petitions for the R aise Child Fund Mary Piero of Butte. Dr. and Mrs. F W. more important offices, showed a slight Carlin and M. T. Murphy, sr. rise Tuesday, after more than a week's Plans for raising funds to carry cm The bride is well known in Poison inactivity. Petitions of the precinct a program to aid the underprivileged having taught here in the Lincoln grade committeemen and women continue to children of Lake county formed the school tor the past five years. She show a steady increase however. main portion of the meeting of the Lake formerly resided in Valley View and Tuesday, J. W. Walker of the east County Kiwanis club held Tuesday taught for,two years in that school, shore filed as a candidate on the Re - evening at the Model Cafe. The couple will make their home in publican ticket for state senator and It VMS decided during the meeting t,o Valley View. • Anna Kemp of Poison . filed on the sponsor two moving picture shows. one Democratic ticket as a candidate tor . here and one at Ronan. and also to give Local News Notes clerk of court. • a - Day of '40\ stag party for the pur- The Lutheran Ladies Aid will meet Democratic committeemen and wo- men who have filed have been: F. J. Biumhagen, precinct 7; 1, Perrin Cen- V.F.W. and auxiliary observed national Poppy Day. The two dances that even- ing were also well attended, The Amer- ican Legion also reports a successful State rice! Library 14 '' . °4 • \ °A - 4 1 44, Xht. fhltho . (a.e. nritr - 7 4 Polies—the Power GO, the Commercial, itecreation and Scenic Center of the Garden of the Rockies! VOLUME NO. 27 POLSON, LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA, THliliSDAY, Al A Y 28, 1936 NUMBER 8 possosi GOLF CLUB MEMBERS No More Dam Dope GET HONORS AT STEVENSVILLE Poison golf club members carried Has Been Released, away the honors for low score both in - Expectations High No new developments have been re- - portd as to whether the dam construc- tion will start now, next week, or next year. The only news to report since our last week's issue is the vote of the In- dian Tribal council, which was unan- . imous in favor of accepting the new agreement. The next step, apparently, is the ap- proval of the Federal Power commis- sion. Secretary Ickes of the Interior department has already recommended to the commission that they give their consent to the new lease. . It is estimated that approximaely eight million dollars will be necessary to complete the dam according to pres- ent plans. The new agreement provides for a penalty of five hundred dollars per day for each day after May 23, 1939, if the dam is not completed at that time, the total amount of the penalty not to ex- ceed one million dollars. The reclamation service will receive 5,000 horse power at no cost for pump- ing purposes, and an additional 10,000 horse power for resale. When completed, the project would mean many thousands of dollars to farmers in the valley. It has been estimated that a possible half million Income is lost each year by farmers due to shortage of water under the present setup. Opinions differ as to whether the dam will be started in the near future or not. Some Insist there is nothing to get excited about. They hope it will come but they are not jittery about the situation. Others seem to be absolutely satisfied that the proposition is a - sure shot\ and that work will start within the next few weeks. In the meantime. hundreds of peo- ple are sending inquiries as to getting dividually and in the team when they participated in the invitational goll tournament held last Sunday at Ste- vensville. For the second time Ed John- son, Poison's ace player, made the low- est score in the tournament with a total of 72, four strokes under the next closest contestant H. Hannaman cd Hamilton. The tourney winner was decided by dividing contestants of each team into their total score. Poison rated first with an average of 87 points per man while Hamilton came second; Plains, third and Stevensville, fourth. It was decided during the tourna- ment to form an association of the smaller clubs of Western Montana with the board of directors being composed of the present presidents of each club. It was also decided to hold two-day tournaments each year. Those attending Sunday's tourna- ment from the Poison club were H. E. Bixby, Ed Johnson, Charles O'Connor, Russell Huntsinger. Frank Emory, J. A. Johnson, I. G. Herman, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Herman and Miss Bee Uphalt and 0. M. Brown of St. Ignatius, Joint Program Will Business Building Be Given Saturday Changes Ownership By V.F.W. & Legion Some Deals Pending Memorial Day will be observed here The most important business deal ot Saturday with joint exercises by the the past week was made when Mrs. Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Emma DuBois sold her double building, American Legion. located between the NI'. office and The tivo groups will aseemble at the Rakeman's Jewelry store, on Third St., Salish House at 9:30 Ran, and at ten to S. W. Grinde. The consideration was o'clock they will parade to the new city not announced. dock where the V.F.W. Memorial ser- Mr. Grinde plans on moving his gen- vice over the water will be 'held. 'They end store from the Stimson building as will then parade through main street soon as possible. He plans to give his to the school where a program will be new buildings a general overhauling, given on the steps of the high school including the cutting of two archways building. The city band will play the between the rooms. On one side the opening verse of America and the sing- groceries and meats will be carried and ing will be led by W. R. Huglies. The in the south building all dry goods, opening prayer will be given by Rev, men's furnishings, etc. The floor space W. P. Jinnett. Mrs. Elmer DeGolier will be 50x25 on the north and 60x25 will sing a selection and Rev. Father on the sonth, which will give ample O'Maley will give the address of the space for the proper display of Mr. day. The selection \Sleep Soldier Hoy,\ Grincle's lines. V.F.W. memorial song, will be sung by Several other deals are pending, ac- Mrs. DeGolier after which the program cording to information this office has will close with the band playing the received, but no definite deals have been national anthem, completed, or announced. At 11:30 the V.F.W. Auxiliary will A number of out-of-town people have hold services at the grave of Mrs. Ray been in evidence since the announce- Nunnally, in Lakeview' cemetery, MI- ment cif the possibility of the dam being lowing which the American Legion 'fir- built. Some of the new wmers are Cannery Meeting Mg squad will hold their services in the looking for business locations, others cemetery. Joint services at the Catholic for villa sites or homes, and quite a Called for Friday. cemetery will follow, number have been attracted by the Be Sure to Attend! VVILL 'CLOSE chance of getting jobs in case the dam construction starts. A proclamation has been issued by A meeting of the greatest importance. to those interested in the establishment of a cooperative cannery here, has been Nance .of Memorial Day, Saturday, May called for tomorrow (Friday) evening at 30 th. Start Next Monday eight o'clock at the Lincoln school audi- A committee, appointed to obtain the trium. signatures of the main business houses, The final approval for Poison's new At this ttme E. H. Wiegand, professor reported to the Courier that all bust- park and playground was received here of horticultural products, from the nessmen had or would sign and if any- last Saturday and arrangements are Oregon State Conege at Corvanis, and one refused they would report back be- being made aa rapidly as possible to E. E. Isaacs, Pete Slagsvold and W. E. fore press time, which they have not start the work next Monday. A crew Pollinger of the extension department tone- of about 25 men will be employed on AT THE. HOSPITAL of the Montana State College, sill meet the project under the supervision ot Jobs. etc., and quite a number of new with the group and advise them on Zera Grey, people have already come in with the many of theft' problems Genievebell Matthews underwent an Preliminary work will include clear - appendectomy operatirm last SaturdaY. ing brush and draining low spots on expectation of finding employment Necesary funds to secure Mr. Wte- Carl Violet returned to his home at the picnic grounds and cleaning the grind's services for this purpose were soon. Dayton last Saturday after spending . . beach. raised by the cannery committee few days at the hospital as a medical through donations of 'the Poison bust- FOans for the clubhouse. drawn by nessmrn. patient. Fred A. Brinkman of ICalispell, have re - Ernest Anderson who was injured in Mr. Wiegand, who is an expert in this an automobile accident two weeks ago. line of work will advise the local people was able to return to his home at the as to the type of cannery they need and RAINBOW GIRLS HOLD PUBLIC INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS Tuesday evening marked One of the most outstanding affairs of the year for the Rainbow Girls when they held a Dixon ranch the latter pert of last the varities of produce most suitably public installation for their newly elect - canned in this vicinity, week. sonic temple. The evening's impressive ed and appointive officers, at the Ma - James Cooper. medical patient, re- ceremony,The cannery is to be established here turned to his home at Ronan yester- with the idea of furnishing an income witnessed by more than 100 people Ming on small tracts who day. guests, among which was included a for Hans Nelson. a medical patient. will accessible to Poison and could bring group of girls from the Stevensville their produce here for canning. return to his home at Ronan today. order, was in charge of Betty Jean Wallace, assisted by Denise Davis, Mar- guerite Ede, Hildur Reksten and Shirley Claffey. Those placed in the chairs were Doris ()renter, worthy advisor: Barbara Bixby. worthy associate ad- visor: Irene Stimson, Charity: Donna Lent, Hope: Wilma Fedderson. Faith: Marie Grenier. drill leader; Ida Winth- ers, chaplain: the members of the color J. stations. Doris Dillon. Deola Gilbert. L. Taulbee. He has been lodged in the county jail to await the arrival of Pauline Kitts. Inez Sorg. Helen Guinn, the California officers alio will return Pauline Seines and Hester Ann Alex - him to that place to face the charge. ander; Emily Jorgenson. confidential Ninam was employed for a time on observer: Margaret Madsen, outer ob- the construction of the span on the server: Jessie Walker. violinist and Mayor J. H. Cline asking that all bust- W ork on Park Will ness houses in Poison close in obser- A large crowd of those interested in Anna Velezny was a medical patient this project are urged and expected to I Tuesday and yesterday at the hospital. attend Friday evening's meeting. Mrs. Frank Tryon who suffered a broken ankle was able to return to CALIFORNIA BURGLAR PICKED her home at Post Creek last Sunday. UP BY THE SHERIFFS °MCI; Wallace Triplett who underwent an Turner Ninam, wanted by authorities emergency operation last week, is m- at Orange. Calif., on a burglary charge. was arrested here yesterday by Sheriff pose of raising money, at the L. J. Larson home on June 4th The program will be carried on in with Mrs. Larson and Mrs. Julia New - conjunction with that of the County ton hostesses. ter. Radio. precinct 13;' B. L. Schultz. Federation of Women's Clubs. Mrs. Marietta Mahood of the east Proctor, prec. 4; Mrs. B, L. Schultz. The group planned difinitely to hold lake shore left Tuesday for Wolf Creek. ono. 4: Joste E. Hansey, Poison, prec. their meetings in Ronan during June, where she plans to spend several weeks 5: Laura K. Sharp, Poison. prec. 40: Poison during July and alternate in with her son. Thomas P. Quinn, St. Ignatius, prec. this manner throughout the year. 0 H. Underwood of Missoula. travel- 41: Mrs. Art Torgerson, St. Ignatius, Lloyd Wallace Was elected to repre- ing frieght and passenger agent for the , prec. 41; Nellie Bauer. Charlo, prec. 50. sent the Club at the Washington, D. O., NP., was a business visitor here last , The only Republican committeemen to International convention. Thursday. Me was P. I. Erwin of Cheri°, prec. 50 . - STATE'S OLDEST BAND GUESTS AT C. of C. LUNCHEON TULSDA Favor Government The famed Butte Mines band, Mon- tana's oldest band stopped in Poison Owned Telephone Butte after playing for the Rotary con- System for Lake Co. last Tuesday while on their return to vention at Kalispell. Upon reaching here the 32 -piece organization drove to At a board of directors meeting ot toe the dock, and there played a few selec- Poison Chamber of Commerce, a' reac- tions from the new band platform. They lution was passed favoring a govern - were then taken to the Model Cate ment owned and operated telephone where they were guests at a luncheon system for Lake county. The resolu- given by the Chamber of Commerce. Lion read as follows: - Resolved, that the Chamber of Commerce is heartily WILL ASK FOR A REDUCTION IN in favor of a government owned tele- RATES ON FRUIT WITHIN STATE Phone system covering the towns and At the present time fruit growers in rural communities of the Flathead Val - the state of Washington can ship their ley and including the City of Poison.\ product into the eastern part of Mon- So many requests have been made to tans cheaper than the fruit growers ot E. Bixby, manager of the electrical the Flathead and Bitter Root valleys department of the Indian Irrigation Montana growers pay 53c more per 100 service, from rural patrons of his de - pounds than the Washington producers. partment, asking if it was not possible J. W. Walker, representing the fruit for the government to install telephone growers of the east shore, and Will lines along with the electric service. Holbein, secretary of the Kalispell that he has prepared an estimate of the Chamber of Commerce are among those probable cost. The Chamber of Corn - who will appear before the Public Ser- merce asked Mr. Bixby to forward this vice commission at Helena and ask for report to Washington. with the assur- an equalization in rates. The hearing ance that the city of Poison as well as was set for yesterday. Wednesday. the farmers would be back of any move- ment that would induce people to in- stall phones. It was pointed out the numerous difficulties under which a community works with but a very small For Busy Readers percentage of its citizens connected by telephone, and with practically no rural subscribers. It was the concensus of opinion that the present company, apparently, have absolutely no interest in the growth ot the community, and have never made any effort to even keep the present an- tiquated lines functioning properly, let alone trying to improve or increase the service which the community is right- fully entitled to Practically no complaints were lodged against the present agent, Miss Maud Brassfield, who has co-operated to the best of her ability with the limited and feeble facilities \with which she has to work Boiled Down Items Ask City for Lights After finding out the additional cost involved in keeping street lights on an night, a resolution was passed asking Circus Cording June la . the city council to include in their next cently been approved by the park The agent for the Barney Bros . en - light the town, the bridge and the dock. budget the necessary funds to properly board and construction will be started cus was in town today and made ar- The motion passed as follows: \It was as soon as possible. The building is to rangements for the shoo to visit Po son, I moved and seconded that the C. of C. Tuesday, June 16. Watch next week's circulate a petition and present it to the paper for further details. Council asking that the they arrange in of at h a id re e Sanhdellhawnide. weighing A wee bit for in the next budget for funds to keep about 18 pounds. was born the past all city lights going until daylight, that week to one of Mr. Wolfinger's shetland they purchase the necessary bracket dams, in east Polson. The \little tyke - lights to properly light the residential apparently Is normal in every way and districts, that they provide the necces- is attracting considerable attention by !airy current to properly light the his friskiness and unusual size. Norm- Poison Bridge as outlined by the HIgh- ally, shetiand colts weigh about 50 way commission, and to arrange for a lighting system for the city dock.\ pounds. Big Arm: To The Courier- II the Ralph Tower appeared before the Funds for Connery \Honest Gent\ Wanted - honest gent?\ who stole the lock trom directors. He stated that approximately the gasoline pump at the Texaco via- $125 was needed for the services of an non hen., when he attempted to steal ' expert from Orezon to arrange for the gas Sunday night. and was caught at cannery set-up. The Chamber guar- same, will return the lock it will be very , anteed this amount, it being understood been resident of Lake county for 10 acceptable. He surely can afford to do, that Mr. Tower would attempt to raise years. Mrs. Kemp's qualifications in this much as he was driving a fine car the amount by solicitation, or as much Chide eight years teaching in the public and apparently travels on other people'slas he could. _ 'MIRO REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE • schools, some business experience. 01- 9104. - ------ -- flee and clerical work here and other FOR OFFICE. STATE SENATOR places. and extra clerk in the office ot Carl Brix is visiting here with his Fis-' clerk and recorder at Denver. Colo. She ler. Mrs. W. C. Lout. _ J. W. %/Calker ot Big Fork. 'east lake is a graduate of the State Teachers Col- shoret., t he third republican 'candidate lege of that state. Mrs. Kemp states Deaths Reported to hie for the office of state senator. He that she has no special promises other , has had considerable previat• caper- 1)uring Past Week • fence. having formerly servcd as coon- , ty clerk and recorder. county t vasurcr. ' state treasurer. and was chairman et Mrs. Rose Ashley Mr. and Mrs. John Mars of Sweet Mrs. Rose Ashley one of the reserva- the stae tax comn»sqon. Mr. Wall:cr. Grass visited at the F. L. Neaten home tion's oldest residents passed away res.! as part of his platform, printed on hi , Monday. lerday at her home near Pablo. at the cainit:mtn mrds. st.,tes: \A broad ex- ., J. lit nry Johnson returned to - Poison age of 94. Mrs. Ashley had spent most ; tal:li d in stvte and county at- ; fairs will ( liable me to MTV(' Lake coun- Tuesday from Great Falls where ire at- of her life in the Flathead valley. tended a junior convention of J. C. She leaves live sons, Jo.seph. David, ty to its ereatest advantime. - Johnson, Alec and Henry slut two. Penny store managers. ATTENTION V. F. W. daughters. Mrs..Eieanor Pablo and Mrs. Richard Dupuis. as well as a number of All members urged to attend Memor- Cross Eyed Thieves grandchildren. I ial Day exercises. Saturday. May 30. Mineral services will be conducted to- Meet at Saltsh House 9:30 a.m. C. P. s Get Mismatecl Shoes morrow morning at nine o'clock from Cowman. commander. the Catholic church, with Rev. Father The Lake county officers and E. R. Rowan of Pablo would like to locate. the thief or thieves who broke into Fred Douglas the Rowan store at that place last Sun- Poison lost another one of its better day night and ruined eight pair ot known residents when Fred Douglas shoes by helping themselves to four passed away yesterday at the W. H: pair of mis-mated shoes. The thiegts Harrison home in Grandview. forced their entrance to the store by Mr. Douglas came to Flathead when Work of clearing the right of way breaking the lock on the front door and the reservation was first opened to set- for the 2 , 2 miles of the new east shore then broke a window to reach the in- dement and settled at PO18011 where highways was started Monday. Fourteen side lock. They took a quantity ot he has made his hoine continously since Lake county men started work on the candy and merchandise and also broke that time. Being one of the early real- first shift and today they will be sup - the lock on the gas tank in front and dents of this place he was actively en- plemented by another shift of 18 men helped themselves to as much imaohne gaged in the affairs of the community, from this county. The work was slan- ts they wanted. The shoes were on dis- He was first employed by the F. L. ed at the north line of the Flathead play on a rack in the store and evident. Grey company, Polson's first general forest and will extend north to Woods ly working in the dark they grabbed merchandise store. Later he was em- Bay. The power shovel is expected to eight shoes, none of which were mates. ployed at the Davis mercantile store be in operatidn the first part of June. (Editor's note After reading this and two years ago was associated with The C. az F. Teaming and Trucking item we decided that the burglars must R. J. Harris in the Harris Cooperative. compliny of Butte have the contract. have been cross-eyed. Thus the head. His death followed more than a year's for the work. According to information learned here it is expected that six However, don't depend on the powers illness, of deduction of the \head writer.\ The Funeral services are to be conducted miles of road in the Flathead forest thief may have been one -legged. Then Saturday afternoon at two o'clock from will be placed finder contract some • the shoes will give double servalea the Presbyterian church, time in July. be built of logs. The basement will house lockers and showers for both men and women, atkitchen and furnace and fuel rooms. One large room with stone fireplaces at both ends frid two smaller rooms for cards will occupy the upper floor. The building will be 38x70. On the grounds there will be two double tennis courts and a nine hole goU course. Two bath houses' will also be built. The present clubhouse is to be moved nearer the lake and will be used toe the' caretaker's lodge. ported to be improving gradually. ANNA KEMP CANDIDATE The Sisters of the Hotel Dieu hospital Anna Kemp of Polson filed recently will go into their annual retreat. Friday, on the democratic ticket for the office May 29, for eight days. The retreat Is of clerk of the district court. She has to be conducted by the Rev. Father Frank 'Kane. S. J.. of the Holy Family Mission wan River bridge and had been in Miss Elaine Either left last Friday to Lorraine Culligan, pianist. Following Poison only a few days. spend the summer vacation at het home the ceremony both the out -going and newly installed worthy advisors and at Baker Mary Jane Wilson. grand sister of the Recent Marriages religion, were presented with corsages from the assembly. Later in the even- Illomberg-Marphy mg dancing was enjOyen with musicthan to conduct. the office as efficiently A wedding of interest to their many ' Divorce Action Filed ' being furnished by the Ramblers. Punch Poison friends took place at eight A divorce action was filed this week and economicallyas possible It given and wafers were served during tris at the office of the clerk of court by clock last Tuesday morning at the the opportunity. Court House News Service Station Improves Work has been started on the con- struction of an addition on the west side of the Poison Service station. It is to be approximately 32 feet square and when completed will house the lubrication and wash racks. Fishermen Upset in Lake Bear Dance: To Courier—What might have been a tragic accident occured last Friday afternoon when a boat from which C. L. Streeter and Minor Stock- ing were fishing, was upset in rough water. Fortunately the wind was in their favor and by holding onto the boat and paddling they were able to reach the shore without any serious results except a ducking in the cold water. officiating. Clearing Right of Way Is Started By Road Contractors